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Past Presidential Inaugurations

Interesting old photos…

Note: U.S. President Abraham Lincoln stands under cover at the center of Capitol steps during his inauguration in Washington, D.C., on March 4, 1861. The scaffolding at upper right was used in construction of the Capitol dome. Image source: Denver Post

View more of the past presidential inaugurations photos here

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Porn Industry Needs Bailout

(When it comes to bailouts, rest assure that the public will be the one who get screwed. Image source: http://wcrnews.wordpress.com)

I never expected to see this but this is what CNN reported:-

Another major American industry is asking for assistance as the global financial crisis continues: Hustler publisher Larry Flynt and Girls Gone Wild CEO Joe Francis said Wednesday they will request that Congress allocate $5 billion for a bailout of the adult entertainment industry.

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Showdown in Chennai?

From theStar: –

Malaysian Indian political leaders from both sides of the country’s political divide are heading to Chennai, the capital of Tamil Nadu in India this week to attend a conference which is likely to be an explosive affair.

Malaysian Indian political leaders from the MIC, DAP and PKR are heading for the southern Indian city to attend the three-day Pravasi Bharatiya Divas, better known as the Indian Diaspora Conference, starting Wednesday at the Chennai Trade Centre.

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