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    William K. Wolfrum's Morning: Paul is dead

    Paul octopus dead
    Don’t be sad, Paul saw this coming.

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    Paul the Octopus: Famed psychic cephalopod is dead. Luckily, he’s also delicious.

    Iran: Loading fuel into a nuclear reactor for the first time, Iran takes another step toward getting bombed.

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    William K. Wolfrum’s Morning: This is War

    Guess which side is winning this particular war?

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    You aren't supposed to talk about this, but the U.S. is seriously mired in Class Warfare, and has been for a long, long time. And the upper class is just plain kicking the crap out of the lower classes. Perhaps it's time to stop ignoring the raging war around us.

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    William K. Wolfrum's Morning: Just a Hairy Guy


    Love your hair.

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    I’m starting to get a minor bald spot on the top of my head. This doesn’t really upset me, but I just thought you should know.

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    Breaking: Chilean Miners On Their Way to the Surface, One by One

    Updated: I awoke this morning to the fantastic news that all of the miners are on the surface, as of approximate 1 am, GMT. Two rescue workers are also up. Three men still underground.

     

    As of 6:30 a.m. GMT, the first three miners are out. The BBC has a fantastic live feed and live blog, which you can see here:

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-11489439

     

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    William K. Wolfrum’s Morning: Get the Hunger

    Hunger

    1,000,000,000 human beings were hungry around the globe in 2010.

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    Hunger: A billion people are hungry. You can't understand that. It's too enormous. Stop, think. Again - A billion people are hungry. Get it, yet?  

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    William K. Wolfrum’s Morning: My Pelosi Face

    Gaga pelosi
    Lady Gaga is more powerful than Nancy Pelosi, says Forbes.

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    BP Oil Disaster: Business-hating President Barack Obama really went out of his way to shield British Petroleum.

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    William K. Wolfrum's Morning: Starring Sarah Bieber

    Sarah Beiber
    Love his music? Love her politics? Then Sarah Bieber may be just for you.

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    Rogue French: A rogue trader – called in some circles a thief – pays the price with a whopping three years in jail for stealing billions and nearly killing the French economy.

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    William K. Wolfrum's Morning: Toke of the Town


    God. Just chill.

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    Marijuana in Calif.: Arnold Schwarzeneggger decriminalizes an ounce or less.

    Bin Laden Speaks:

    Al Qaeda leader may be desperate as he makes latest video wearing a meat suit.

    Afghanistan: Death.

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    William K. Wolfrum’s Morning: Getting Lit

    Big Lighter
    Here’s to lighting a fire under your ass on a Monday.

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    Peace Between Palestine & Israel: Well, not quite yet. Feel free to hold breath.

    There Hugo: The opposition takes another small bite out of Hugo Chavez’s hold on Venezuela.

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