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Posts Tagged ‘Tom Coburn’

Huffington Post Stands By Breitbart Blogging

Progressives have been none-too-pleased with Andrew Breitbart’s sudden appearance on the Huffington Post earlier this month. But it looks as if the conservative agitator will be on the site for the long haul. HuffPo spokesman Mario Ruiz talked to the Washington Post about Breitbart.

From the beginning, The Huffington Post has welcomed voices from all sides of the political spectrum, including conservatives such as Newt Gingrich, Frank Luntz, Tom Coburn, Laura Ingraham, Bob Barr, George Pataki, David Frum, Byron York, Mary Matalin, and Ken Blackwell. The idea being that dialogue — from a wide range of perspectives — is preferable to silence. The fact that Andrew Breitbart’s first post on our site drew over 1,635 comments, conducted in a civil manner, seems to validate the premise and the decision to publish his blog post.

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Congress Passes West Coast Shark Bill…Pun…Pun…Pun, Pun – PUN!


The popularity of shark fin soup in Asia has led to a horrid practice of catching sharks, cutting off their fins and throwing them back in the water. The House and Senate both passed a bill that makes it illegal to transport shark fins without the bodies attached.

And just in case you’re curious – Senators from land locked states like chum seeker Sen. Tom Coburn from Oklahoma tried to block its passage.

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