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December 27, 2011

Overnight Open Thread

Time Off Around The World

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The US is at the lower end but still better than Canada so we have that going for us.


Maine: More Welfare Recipients Than Taxpayers

Paul LePage, the Republican governor of Maine, mentioned an uncomfortable truth in a radio address this month: Maine has more welfare recipients than income tax payers.

Democrats challenged the accuracy of this assertion.

The Bangor Daily News fact-checked LePage and discovered that 445,074 Mainers paid state income tax, while 453,194 received some sort of state aid.

As goes Maine so goes the nation.

Mike Huckabee Loves Himself Some Obama
Mike is a very likeable and charming guy but his political instincts and insight into people's true nature suck.

I donít want to savage Barack Obama. I donít have any personal dislike for him, I disagree with his policies, but I respect him as a human being.

I think heís a decent, patriotic American. And that will get me in trouble with some people to even say that. He loves America differently than me, but I donít doubt he loves America.

Attractive Woman Asks men To Grope Her
And gets surprisingly few takers. To be honest my internal Adm. Ackbar would have been screaming the entire time too.

The 7 Most Explosive Action Movie Shoot-Outs
In the 16 years since Heat I don't think any move has yet to beat its shootout scene. Unfortunately it's not embeddable so you'll have to go here.

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Beavis and Butthead: It's a Miserable Life
I forgot to post this before Christmas Here B&B's guardian angel comes down and shows them how much better the world would be without them.

The Yahoo AoSHQ group. You know the way.

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