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Tuesday, April 24, 2012

3 ½ Time-outs

Around the Horn Edition
(sports, culture, economy, science/tech)



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The University of Minnesota has hired Norwood Teague as its new athletic director. Mr. Teague comes to the U from Virginia Commonwealth, where he established a record of fundraising and facilities development, both of which are glaring and growing needs at Minnesota. Critics are concerned that VCU does not have a varsity football program indicates a hole in his background, but supporters are quick to point out that that should make Teague feel right at home with the Golden Gophers.

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The split earlier this month of “Mike and Ike” over “creative differences” has been characterized on both the left and the right as a gay “divorce.” However, as Anderson Cooper has reported, Mike and Ike are not gay, much less “married.” Just sayin’.

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As of about noon CDT
US National Debt: $15,680,107,000,000 and counting
US National Debt to GDP: 103.67% and counting

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It looks like there is more hope on the horizon for the “folically challenged,” this time through stem cell therapy:

2 comments:

  1. Your debt detail was depressing. But facts are facts...

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  2. Sorry, Larry. Try taking two "we can just grow our way out of debt" pills and you'll feel better.

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