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usagov:

Image description: This year’s Capitol Christmas tree is a 65-foot Engelmann spruce from the White River National Forest in Colorado.
Photo from the Architect of the Capitol

usagov:

Image description: This year’s Capitol Christmas tree is a 65-foot Engelmann spruce from the White River National Forest in Colorado.

Photo from the Architect of the Capitol

NYC Cannibal Officer: FBI announces the arrest of a New York police officer.

One would think this is some fantasy writer exposing his plots for that next blockbuster movie. Nope, nada this is one sick, twisted NYC Police officer who is trying to act out his plot with credible evidence that he is in the process of executing his plan.

Big, Fat, Ugly John Sununu talks race.


“You have to look at whether that’s an endorsement based on issues or he’s got a slightly different reason for endorsing President Obama. I think when you have somebody of your own race that you’re proud of being president of the United States – I applaud Colin for standing with him.”

— John Sununu, a top adviser to Mitt Romney’s campaign,suggesting part of the reason Colin Powell endorsed Obama is because he’s black.

mothernaturenetwork:

What’s wrong with India’s electric grid?Limited sources of energy with an overburdened power grid may compromise India’s growth and stability.


How will all that outsourcing going to work corp America??

mothernaturenetwork:

What’s wrong with India’s electric grid?
Limited sources of energy with an overburdened power grid may compromise India’s growth and stability.

How will all that outsourcing going to work corp America??

You f—-ing Americans. Who are you to tell us, the rest of the world, that we’re not going to deal with Iranians.
A London executive at Standard Chartered bank, responding to a U.S. colleague’s concerns that working with Iran to hide more than $250 billion of transactions could damage its reputation.
(via officialssay)
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Feel Again - OneRepublic

A new OneRepublic track -“Feel Again” has surfaced and it looks like it may be the first single from their upcoming new studio album, it’s not the best quality (possible radio rip) and it may even be a demo but it’s still good!

officialssay:
Wish that was me…lucky kid!Hey Mr. Prez, plz write me a note… TY - BR.

Awesome: Obama writes absence note for fifth-grader
Missing school to see the president? Be sure you get one of these. Ryan Sullivan, an employee at a Honeywell plant in Minnesota, got the chance to introduce Barack Obama Friday, which led to his fifth-grade son, Tyler, missing school. Fortunately, Barack came though with this. Awesome. (thanks HyperVocal, which is also on Tumblr)

officialssay:

Wish that was me…lucky kid!
Hey Mr. Prez, plz write me a note… TY - BR.

Awesome: Obama writes absence note for fifth-grader

Missing school to see the president? Be sure you get one of these. Ryan Sullivan, an employee at a Honeywell plant in Minnesota, got the chance to introduce Barack Obama Friday, which led to his fifth-grade son, Tyler, missing school. Fortunately, Barack came though with this. Awesome. (thanks HyperVocal, which is also on Tumblr)

OneRepublic performing at Microsoft Store opening- Bridgewater NJ 5/19/2012

University of Texas apologizes for ‘pubic affairs’ commencement typo.
So much for depending on auto correct in this modern world. No one bothers to look/re-check and proof read these days. Well in thise case no one was killed,injured, but how hard can it be to spell “Public”. One has to wonder what was going thru the typist’s mind. Leave it to the imagination I guess.

University of Texas apologizes for ‘pubic affairs’ commencement typo.

So much for depending on auto correct in this modern world. No one bothers to look/re-check and proof read these days. Well in thise case no one was killed,injured, but how hard can it be to spell “Public”. One has to wonder what was going thru the typist’s mind. Leave it to the imagination I guess.

I didn’t know if I was staying in a five-star hotel or a two-star hotel.
Rep. Bill Owens, on where he and his wife stayed during a four-day trip to Taiwan (his room averaged $520 per night). As we reported, lobbyists for Taiwan coordinated the $22,132 trip, despite House rules prohibiting members from taking trips arranged by lobbyists. After our story was published, Owens said he will reimburse a Taiwan university for the costs.  (via officialssay)