Friday, November 09, 2012

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Seriously, Arne Duncan should be impeached for undermining NCLB and Congress with his waivers of NCLB and his forcing even worse "reforms" on the states.

I am surprised nobody in Congress has thought of this.
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Fake Democrat Erskine Bowles is just as rotten a son of a bitch as Arne Duncan.
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This is a nice piece about people riding with Greg LeMond recently where he used to train early in his cycling career.
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Another dumb shit couldn't keep his pants zipped:

Central Intelligence Agency Director David Petraeus has resigned, citing "extremely poor judgment" for having an extramarital affair.

Petraeus told President Barack Obama of the affair on Thursday and offered to resign, a senior official told NBC News. Obama accepted his resignation in a phone call Friday afternoon.

"Yesterday afternoon, I went to the White House and asked the President to be allowed, for personal reasons, to resign from my position," Petraeus said in a letter to CIA colleagues. "After being married for over 37 years, I showed extremely poor judgment by engaging in an extramarital affair. Such behavior is unacceptable, both as a husband and as the leader of an organization such as ours."

The woman in question is rumored to be Paula Broadwell, his biographer. She's some twenty years his junior, married, and has two young children.

Too bad it wasn't Arne Duncan, but he's so stupid nobody else would have him.
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Obituary: Original lead singer of the Penguins ("Earth Angel") Cleve Duncan, 77, has died:

Long after the original Penguins broke up, Duncan continued touring with a new version of the group, introducing several generations of fans to a song whose rich background harmonies were almost as indelible as Duncan’s vocal.

“It’s a timeless song,” Duncan said in 1989, 35 years after it was first recorded. “The same way Irving Berlin songs are timeless. People will always want to hear it.”

Duncan admitted to some frustration that he never shared more of the rewards from a song that’s been played millions of times on the radio, but he said being known for singing “Earth Angel” “makes you feel good.”

The Penguins also were never able to follow up with more hits, though they made a string of first-class records like “My Troubles Are Not At An End,” “Devil That I See,” and “Love Will Make Your Mind Go Wild.”

Their “Christmas Prayer” is one of the finest rhythm and blues holiday records, revived every Christmas season.


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