Time To Get a Research Assistant

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Reports out of California have confirmed that a former Catholic priest and San Francisco radio talk show host, Bernie Ward, was sentenced to more than seven years in prison late last week for distributing child pornography after dozens of pornographic images of kids as young as three were found on his home computer. Ward, a father of four, was fired …

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Back to the Future

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A small town in Vermont has repealed its 32-year ban against fortune telling.  While soothsaying is prohibited in some communities across the country —mainly because tarot card reading, clairvoyance, and other attempts to predict the future are thought to be fraudulent—St. Johnsbury has decided to re-allow such activities for profit. “When the ordinance was lifted, I actually felt a large …

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Loose Ends, 9-2-08

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Quick headlines from the Bitter Newsroom: Ohhhh, so it’s porn that Duchovny’s addicted to, not sex. Whew. For a while there, we were starting to think he was some kind of pervert.  [HuffPost] What does a Harvard Law grad have in common with that guy you dated in college—you know, the one in that band, who lived with those six …

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