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Karma.

I don’t believe in it. I don’t believe in karma in either the strict Hindu or Buddhist religious sense ofthe total effect of a person’s actions and conduct during the successive phases of the person’s existence, regarded as determining the person’s destiny (American Heritage Dictionary, 2000), or in the loosely-held American…

Christie: Romney ‘might be able to convince me’ to be VP

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) on Monday said that he could be persuaded to accept the job of vice president because presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney is “a convincing guy.” “I really have no interest in being vice president, but if Gov. Romney called and asked me to…

FBI: Five arrested in plot to blow up Ohio bridge

Five self-described anarchists have been arrested in a plot to blow up a bridge in Cleveland, Ohio, but the public was never in any danger, the FBI said Tuesday. The anarchists spent months planning several different attacks but did not realize that they were being closely monitored and had purchased…

Corporate consolidation threatens small British organic beef farms

Carl Gray, who raises beef cattle on around 340 hectares (830 acres) of rolling countryside near Tewkesbury, was surprised to get the letter. It came from Vion, the abattoir and cutting factory where he sends his organic cattle for processing for Tesco. Vion is a Dutch farmer-owned company that has…

Jason Segel says Hillary won’t work with him…yet

Actor and filmmaker Jason Segel said that he has tried to get Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to appear in a film with him, but the former First Lady has declined…for now. Politico reports that Segel made the revealed last week on “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” that he asked…

New York judge rejects Strauss-Kahn diplomatic immunity claim

Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn must face a civil trial over an alleged sex assault in New York, a judge here ruled Tuesday, rejecting his last ditch attempt to claim diplomatic immunity. The judge hearing the suit brought by Nafissatou Diallo ruled Strauss-Kahn had lost immunity because he’d resigned from…

Bowing to U.S. pressure, Spain and Malaysia dropped from copyright blacklist

After bowing to pressure from the U.S., Spain and Malaysia have been dropped from a high-profile copyright violations watchlist that officials use to pressure countries into changing their laws to align with U.S. intellectual property safeguards. And from the looks of 2012′s list, Canada and Israel are up next. “This…

Fox News guest: ‘Illegals’ can go home if they don’t like the slur

A Fox News guest on Monday rejected calls to drop the use of term “illegals,” and suggested that undocumented immigrants could “return to their country” if they didn’t like the slur. The Daily Caller’s Michelle Fields told Fox News host Sean Hannity that liberals were trying to “demonize” conservatives in…

Ann Romney: Mitt is ‘a wild and crazy man inside’

Mitt Romney is the opposite of a boring old stiff as conventional wisdom labels him, according to the description his wife Ann offered on CBS Tuesday morning. “I think in politics this is what always happens, there is a narrative, you like to put someone in a box and keep…

Colbert to Chinese activist: Canada way more ‘into human rights’ than U.S.

Stephen Colbert provided advice Tuesday evening to escaped Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng, saying that Mexico or Canada would be better places to go to instead of America. After labeling him a “badass” for leaving his country, Colbert renamed Chen “Eric” and described what he would tell him. “Hey Eric, you…

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