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Japan minister calls bitcoin ‘collapse’ expected – Washington Post

Washington PostTOKYO — Japan’s finance minister scoffed at bitcoin woes as inevitable Friday, and Vietnam banned the virtual currency, but enthusiasm was undimmed among its supporters in the aftermath of the apparent collapse of a major exchange. The unplugging …Mt. Gox in bankruptcy, says may have lost all its bitcoins to hackersReutersBitcoin exchange Mt. Gox […]

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Dan Siegel Gets National Union of Healthcare Workers Endorsement For Oakland Mayor

The National Union of Healthcare Workers endorsed its lawyer, Dan Siegel, who’s running for Mayor of Oakland. Here’s my interview with Dan Siegel just three weeks ago: The National Union of Healthcare Workers was formed in 2009, and after a split with the Service And Employees International Union, or SEIU. In 2010, there’s no official […]

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‘American Mirror’ reveals life and art of Norman Rockwell – Albany Times Union

‘American Mirror’ reveals life and art of Norman RockwellAlbany Times UnionA twice-divorced workaholic who neglected wives and children, a religious nonbeliever, a closeted homosexual, a depressive forever anxious about his rightful place in the world, a Vietnam War opponent who worked down the block from Alice’s Restaurant …Norman Rockwell bio unveils new insight into iconic […]

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Chuck Hagel Gets Support From Wesley Clark For Secretary Of Defense

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M3z6pOHw-x0 Everyone agreed that this year’s Inauguration was, as Paul Ryan put it, much warmer than the last Obama Inauguration in 2009. One of the people who noted that as we were sitting down in Section 16 was Wesley Clark. General Clark is a four-star general, Vietnam Net, and at one point the Supreme Commander […]

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George McGovern Passes At 90: Liberal Lion, Almost President

George McGovern has died. This blogger just got the email alert from CNN, which stated: Former U.S. Sen. George McGovern has died, according to a family statement. He was 90. You just can’t distil a person’s life into once sentence like that, especially not George McGovern’s life. What is best remembered about Mr. McGovern is […]

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Were GOP Operatives Behind Innocence Of Muslims?

Were GOP operatives – people who either give money to or politically support the objectives of the Republican Party – the real people behind the making of the movie Innocence Of Muslims? Consider this: There’s mounting evidence to support this seemingly dramatic claim. First, Steve Klein. Mr. Klein is an outspoken Anti-Islam and Anti-Muslim insurance […]