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Thanksgiving Edition News Roundup

Posted by Phoenix Woman on November 27, 2008


The GOP/Media Complex is dutifully passing around GOP lies about “$70 an hour auto workers” again. Try $23 an hour. If they’re lucky.

— In further examples of GOP lies, we find Republicans are lying their asses off about the New Deal.

— How do you make turducken even more, um, turduckenly? By wrapping all the constituent parts in bacon, that’s how. Bon appetit!

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With stern admonishments, a joyous Thanksgiving

Posted by Charles II on November 27, 2008

Here’s wishing a Happy Thanksgiving to all Mercury Rising readers. May you all be filled, both gastronomically and spiritually. And now, in complete non-sequitur, a story about better times in Mumbai; may that city rise from its present sorrow.

Raja Murthy, ATimes:

As India and Iran struggle over recent oil and nuclear power squabbles, a quaintly delicious cultural link between the two ancient civilizations is also fighting for survival, with the famously cranky Iranian cafes sliding into extinction in Mumbai.
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