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Day: August 22, 2012

The revenge of Ayn Rand

By Tirdad Derakhshani, The Philadelphia Inquirer – Ayn Rand, the novelist and philosophical thinker whose books have for decades been ignored by literature and philosophy departments, had her revenge earlier this month

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Twins’ loss means 21 games under .500

By La Velle E. Neal III, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) – OAKLAND, Calif. — The good news is that Twins righthander Liam Hendriks identified a mechanical flaw during his outing on Wednesday and

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Heavy shelling reported in Syria’s capital

By Patrick J. McDonnell, Los Angeles Times – BEIRUT — Syrian opposition activists reported heavy shelling Wednesday in Damascus, the capital, as authorities in neighboring Lebanon said a cease-fire had taken hold

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King: This Fiscal Cliff is Preventable

Washington, DC- Congressman Steve King released the following statement today in response to the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) report predicting that a “deep recession” is imminent if Democrats continue to avoid Republican

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Ryan takes sharp aim at Obama remarks

By Mitchell Landsberg, Los Angeles Times – CARNEGIE, Pa. — Rep. Paul Ryan offered a nostalgic revue of some of President Obama’s greatest hits Tuesday — at least, the statements by Obama that

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