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“The numbers are mind-bogglingly large. The rhetoric is intense. And the terminology is yawn-inducing. The federal budget is not the easiest subject to wrap your head around. Yet it affects our communities in numerous ways, penetrates our paychecks every month, and shows up regularly in the headlines. As we saw in April 2011, budgetary disagreements in Washington can even threaten to shut down the entire government.”
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Newsbound.com the people who brought the filibustery video, many boingboing readers will remember, just released three new videos about the budget that are very informative.
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“The United States was fortunate last year. Winds steered most of the season’s tropical storms and all hurricanes away from our coastlines,” said Jane Lubchenco, Ph.D., under secretary of commerce for oceans and atmosphere and NOAA administrator. “However we can’t count on luck to get us through this season. We need to be prepared, especially with this above-normal outlook.”
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Newly-released e-mails from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality show the agency’s top commissioners directed staff to continue lowering radiation test results, in defiance of federal EPA rules.
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Disney’s trademark applications for “Seal Team 6″ cover clothing, footwear, headwear, toys, games and “entertainment and education services,” among other things.
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Whit all the speculation over what is being viewed in this now famous photo of the Situation Room, taken by White House photographer Pete Souz, Clinton helps sheds some light telling ABC she’s covering her mouth because of her allergies.
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American hero Carlton Kohnert A.K.A. Banana Man was brave enough to stand up for his freedom by taking to arms and freeball a banana suit. For that I salute him with this quick cut n’ paste. Queue America the Beautiful.
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