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  • In 59 Philadelphia voting divisions, Mitt Romney got zero votes

    11/12/2012 9:34:38 PM PST · by huac · 79 replies
    Philadelphia Inquirer ^ | November 12, 2012 | Miriam Hill, Andrew Seidman, and John Duchneskie
    "...In 59 voting divisions in the city, Mitt Romney received not one vote. Zero. Zilch..."
  • Hipsters on Food Stamps

    11/11/2012 5:42:54 PM PST · by huac · 211 replies
    http://www.salon.com ^ | MAR 15, 2010 | JENNIFER BLEYER
    "...Gerry Mak and Sarah Magida sauntered through a small ethnic market stocked with Japanese eggplant, mint chutney and fresh turmeric...Magida, a 30-year-old art school graduate...she’s used her $150 in monthly benefits for things like fresh produce, raw honey and fresh-squeezed juices from markets near her house in the neighborhood of Hampden, and soy meat alternatives and gourmet ice cream from a Whole Foods a few miles away..."
  • Flag installation begins for ‘Grand Boulevard of the Americas’

    08/18/2007 8:08:37 AM PDT · by hedgetrimmer · 63 replies · 1,300+ views
    The Kansas City Star ^ | Saturday, Aug 18, 2007 | RICK ALM
    Work crews Thursday began installing the first of 152 sturdy vinyl flags that will flutter 24/7 from city light poles along Kansas City’s renamed “Grand Boulevard of the Americas.” The project, a tribute to the 35 nations of the Organization of American States, is the brainchild of local businessman and longtime civic activist James M. Malouff III. “I don’t want to demean our heritage,” he said Thursday. “But we’re way beyond cow town. Kansas City is a cosmopolitan city” engaged in international business and cultural exchanges, with emerging international visitor attractions such as the World War I Museum. He said...
  • A Kerry Landslide?

    05/05/2004 5:46:10 AM PDT · by pabianice · 101 replies · 411+ views
    Washington Monthly ^ | 4/6/04 | Todd
    Why the next election won't be close. Over the last year, most political TV shows handicapping the upcoming presidential election have repeated the refrain that the race will be extremely tight. Last month, CNN's astute commentator Jeff Greenfield hosted an entire segment on how easily this election could turn out like 2000, with President Bush and Sen. John Kerry splitting victories in the popular vote and the electoral college. Greenfield even threw out the possibility of an electoral college split of 269-269, brought about by a shift of just two swing states that went for Bush last time, New Hampshire,...