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Amazon Deal of the Day: Instant Savings Up to 50% on Select Samsung HDTVs

Great savings on Samsung TV’s
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Save on Select Samsung HDTVs

To take advantage of this offer, simply add a qualifying Samsung HDTV to your Shopping Cart from the list below. The price in your cart already includes the manufacturer’s instant rebate. Qualifying products must be purchased from amazon.com; does not include purchases from other sellers on the amazon.com website.

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Savings of up to 50% on some of these Samsung TV’s. A great time to get yourself a larger screen to watch the 49’ers in their first Superbowl in 18 years!

Tuesday Night Jam: Xilent, ‘Boss Wave’ (Official Music-Video)

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Arts • Views: 21,546

A great little fun-stupid-retro-tech tribute to video games with all the electronic boops and bleeps you might expect, artfully mixed with state of the art CGI.

Ted Nugent at Gun Show: “I’ve Got Some Buddies” Ready to Start a Revolution

“We need to fix this as soon as possible”
Wingnuts • Views: 25,075

Speaking at the Shooting, Hunting, Outdoor Trade Show (SHOT) in Las Vegas (a major gun industry trade show), Ted Nugent launched into another vitriolic tirade against President Obama, calling him “an evil, dangerous man who hates America,” and coming very close to outright advocation of assassination and revolution. It seems like Ted won’t be happy until he provokes some gun-crazed paranoid wingnut into violence.

National Rifle Association board member and Washington Times columnist Ted Nugent alluded to the start of the American Revolution in an interview with guns.com during the Shooting, Hunting, Outdoor Trade Show, claiming that the Obama administration “is attempting to re-implement the tyranny of King George” and that “if you want another Concord Bridge, I got some buddies.”

NUGENT: I’m part of a very great experiment in self-government where we the people determine our own pursuit of happiness and our own individual freedom and liberty not to be confused with the Barack Obama gang who believes in we the sheeple and actually is attempting to re-implement the tyranny of King George that we escaped from in 1776. And if you want another Concord Bridge, I got some buddies.

Nugent’s mention of “Concord Bridge” is presumably a reference to the Battle of Concord, which was fought on the North Bridge. The battle, one of the early encounters of the Revolutionary War, forced the British to retreat.

Throughout his comments, Nugent directed vitriol towards President Obama, claiming that he is “an evil dangerous man who hates America and hates freedom” who “hangs out with” communists.

Breaking: Shooting at Lone Star College in Texas

And again
Crime • Views: 25,317

Not many details yet, but there’s another mass shooting incident in Texas: Multiple People Shot on College Campus in Texas.

HOUSTON - Multiple people have been shot at a Harris County college, Harris County Precinct 4 deputy constables said.

Investigators said the shooting happened at Lone Star College’s North Harris campus, 2700 West W. W. Thorne Drive near Aldine Westfield shortly after noon.

Officials have not said exactly how many people have been shot or the extent of their injuries. Memorial Hermann Hospital said Life Flight was being sent to the college to pick up at least one patient.

Deputy constables said they have at least one person detained, but have not said if that person is a suspected shooter.

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NBC/WSJ Poll: For the First Time, a Majority Want Legal Abortion

Republican craziness backfires
US News • Views: 19,725

The new Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll on abortion shows that for the first time, a majority of Americans want abortion to be legal in all (or most) cases.

And one reason for the opinion swing: the Republican Party’s deranged obsession with controlling women’s reproductive rights, and the very revealing statements by people like Todd Akin and other highly placed right wing cavemen.

What’s more, seven in 10 respondents oppose Roe v. Wade being overturned, which is the highest percentage on this question since 1989.

“These are profound changes,” says Republican pollster Bill McInturff, who conducted this survey with Democratic pollster Peter D. Hart and his colleagues.

McInturff adds that the abortion-related events and rhetoric over the past year - which included controversial remarks on abortion and rape by two Republican Senate candidates, as well as a highly charged debate over contraception - helped shaped these changing poll numbers.

“The dialogue we have had in the last year has contributed … to inform and shift attitudes.”

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