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Yes, the Gulf oil spill is now greater than the Exxon Valdez. Of course, to the solons at NC’s Civitas Institute, this represents nothing more than “natural seepage of oil into the Gulf from the ocean floor.”

Our favorite Congressional candidate Tim D’Annunzio refutes claims that he believes humanity will be saved from destruction this year (or maybe next) in a new earth in the shape of a pyramid – he actually meant a cube.

Jocelyn Guyer at the Georgetown Center for Children and Families sees good news on the new numbers regarding Medicaid spending for health care reform.

Half of all accounts at collection agencies are related to medical debt. And even when paid off in full, medical collection accounts stay on consumer’s credit histories adversely affecting their credit ratings for years.

And finally, thank goodness for South Carolina and their latest political scandal – they make us look good.

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