Sweet Jesus. First a mentally-disturbed man nearly kills an elected official, Gabrielle Giffords (and actually kills a number of bystanders, including a 9 year-old girl) in Arizona, and then a more lucid-sounding person, who also lives in the US, comes out with this:
U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords of Arizona was shot in the head outside a grocery store in Tucson while holding a public event, Arizona Public Media reported Saturday.
The 40-year-old Democrat, who was re-elected to her third term [...]
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Wow. I don’t usually talk about politics on this blog (or anywhere), but I simply have to mention this ground-shattering announcement:
Australia has a new Prime Minister as of a few hours ago, when former Labor PM Kevin Rudd stepped down from the position due to internal pressure from his own party, and former Deputy PM Julia Gillard took the spot as leader of the Labor Party (she’s technically not Prime Minister until she’s sworn in, but that’s as good as done already).
This is great news for Australia’s feminist [...]
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