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While economy crumbled, top financial watchdogs at SEC surfed for porn

http://www.nydailynews.com

The country's top financial watchdogs turned out to
be horndogs who spent hours gawking at porn Web
sites as the economy teetered on the brink,
according to a memo released Thursday night.

The shocking findings include Securities and
Exchange Commission senior staffers using
government computers to browse for booty and an
accountant who tried to access the raunchy sites
16,000 times in one month.

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Letter sent in 1790 finally arrives 220 years later

http://www.dailymail.co.uk

Took 11 years for the bureaucrats to figure out what to do with it, and they're still taking their time.

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Some good News: Colo. Judge Fired Over Teen Arrest For Overdue DVD

http://www.wsbt.com

LITTLETON, Colo. (AP) — A longtime Colorado judge has been fired after issuing an arrest warrant for a teenager over an overdue library DVD.

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Congressman Hank Johnson's stupidity

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Congressman Hank Johnson proves that politicians are stupid, not evil

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Is Social Security doomed?

http://theweek.com

Social Security will pay out more than it takes in this year — a tipping point that wasn't expected for six years. What does this mean for retirees, and the federal government?

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Boy, 2, shot by police

http://www.wtsp.com

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- A Florida toddler is in critical condition after being shot by police chasing a robbery suspect.

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Texas Yanks Thomas Jefferson From Teaching Standard

http://www.aolnews.com

Widely regarded as one of the most important of all the founding fathers of the United States, Thomas Jefferson received a demotion of sorts Friday thanks to the Texas Board of Education.

The board voted to enact new teaching standards for history and social studies that will alter which material gets included in school textbooks. It decided to drop Jefferson from a world history section devoted to great political thinkers.

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Man in prison because of Toyota's bad car?

http://news.yahoo.com

LINO LAKES, Minn. – Ever since his 1996 Toyota Camry shot up an interstate ramp, plowing into the back of an Oldsmobile in a horrific crash that killed three people, Koua Fong Lee insisted he had done everything he could to stop the car.

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Puerto Ricans soon to become Illegal immigrants...

http://www.aolnews.com

WASHINGTON (Feb. 27) -- Native Puerto Ricans living outside the island territory are reacting with surprise and confusion after learning their birth certificates will become no good this summer...

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Report: Officers lose 243 Homeland Security guns

http://www.cnn.com

Nearly 180 Department of Homeland Security weapons were lost -- some falling into the hands of criminals -- after officers left them in restrooms, vehicles and other public places, according to an inspector general report.

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Pepper Spray Mistakenly Used On Burning Man

http://www.kptv.com

A police officer accidentally used pepper spray instead of a fire extinguisher on a man who set himself on fire Wednesday in downtown Portland, police said.

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Judge orders silence in the court — with duct tape

http://www.cantonrep.com

Judge orders the defendent to be silenced with duct tape. This is what happens when you have a monopoly in the justice system...

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Cash for Clunkers ends early, under budget, also over budget

http://news.yahoo.com

Title says "Cash for Clunkers under budget with 690,000 sales" but one paragraph says "It proved far more popular than lawmakers originally thought. Congress added another $2 billion to the original $1 billion budget when the first pot of money nearly ran out in a week. The extra money was supposed to last through Labor Day, but the funding only lasted about a month."

In other words, it was over budget before it was under budget after they made the budget larger, and even then, it was canceled just enough earlier than planned to keep it from consuming even the second "budget."

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Texas accidentally bans all marriages

http://www.miamiherald.com

Barbara Ann Radnofsky, a Houston lawyer and Democratic candidate for attorney general, says that a 22-word clause in a 2005 constitutional amendment designed to ban gay marriages erroneously endangers the legal status of all marriages in the state.

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