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28 Jun 2011 15:24


U.S.: Slim margin eliminates one of Wisconsin GOP’s recall efforts

  • 2 signatures short for Wisconsin Rep. John Nygren’s recall candidacy source
  • » GOP pushback comes up a hair short: Following challenges by the Democratic Party in Wisconsin, the state’s Government Accountability Board has ruled that 26 of the Nygren campaign’s recall petition signatures are invalid, and as that left Nygren with just 398 signatures, they kicked him out of the race. Nygren is pursuing legal options, and frankly we don’t expect this to be over — two signatures is such a slim margin, it seems obvious that every last signature is again going to get combed over. The GOP still has a candidate, an activist named David VanderLeest, but given his comparatively lackluster background, we imagine they’re pushing to get Nygren back.

06 Jun 2009 10:49


Tech: Weird! Everyone forgot to camp out for the Palm Pre launch!

This line of 12 in New York City was far more the exception than the rule – Sprint stores nationwide were hype-free. This ain’t an iPhone launch. source

12 Feb 2009 10:39


Culture: Joaquin Phoenix must be on some good drugs

David Letterman: “What can you tell us about your days with the Unabomber?” LOL. source

08 Jan 2009 23:44


Tech, U.S.: Speaking of Twitter, it’s working as a news source

  • Earthquake in SoCal? There’s dozens of twits about an earthquake currently hitting the social-networking Web site. Since we last loaded this page, 83 tweets with the word earthquake had been received. source