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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:


    William K. Wolfrum's picture

    William K. Wolfrum’s Morning: Get the Hunger


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


    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?  

    William K. Wolfrum's picture

    William K. Wolfrum’s Morning: My Pelosi Face

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


    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.


    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.

    William K. Wolfrum's picture

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

    God. Just chill.


    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.

    William K. Wolfrum's picture

    William K. Wolfrum’s Morning: Getting Lit

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


    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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    William K. Wolfrum’s Morning – The Danger Zone

    Tommy Maddox
    Tommy Maddox turns 39 today. He may not have been one of the better quarterbacks in Pittsburgh Steelers history, but he never raped anyone, and that’s a good thing.


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    George Bush's Legacy: Losing Afghanistan in 2001

    I have been a little angry lately, things are not going right in Afghanistan and I want everyone who reads me to know why. This isn't going to be too long, because I need to get a bike ride in this morning.

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    Dear Right Wing: Is This War or Not?

    How many times have we heard the phrase War on Terror over the last nine years? How many times have the very people who are now frothing and screaming about the Cordoba House community center (the alleged "Ground Zero Mosque") also screamed the words "War on Terror," and frothed at anyone who they felt was not acting (and I do mean acting) seriously enough about that "War?"


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