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News in Our Shorts: They’re Not Gonna Take It

Posted By Diana Newby On Dec 14, 2009 @ 10:41 am In The Specials | Comments Disabled

shorts11-235x300Out of context, a plethora of wire coat hangers manifesting in the Congressional mailroom might just seem confusing. But given the anti-abortion amendment currently under consideration in this week’s version of the health care bill, the innocuous objects, courtesy of Berkeley City Council, sent their message loud and clear. [SF Gate [1]]

Not to single anyone out or anything, but on the subject of a certain “type of terrorism” [2] that went down on Friday, we have this to say: here’s [3] a feel-good story about a group of people who truly had something to complain about. Believe us: We could not be any less sarcastic … Just hoping to offer some of you a little perspective. [MercuryNews [4]]

And, on that note, be glad you’re not about to go on trial for allegedly trespassing in Iran. In an anomalous bout of Cloggy optimism, we’ll be keeping our fingers crossed for a reasonable ruling—i.e., one that sends the hikers home, for crying out loud. [BayNewser [5]]

Earlier: The Rain Doth Fall on Our Parade [6]

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[1] SF Gate: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2009/12/09/BA181B1ODQ.DTL&tsp=1

[2] “type of terrorism”: http://clog.dailycal.org/2009/12/12/from-bad-to-worse-chancellors-mansion-vandalized/

[3] here’s: http://www.mercurynews.com/ci_13991035?source=most_viewed&nclick_check=1

[4] MercuryNews: http://www.mercurynews.com/ci_13991035?source=most_viewed

[5] BayNewser: http://www.mediabistro.com/baynewser/people_places/iran_foreign_minister_hikers_to_go_on_trial_145887.asp

[6] The Rain Doth Fall on Our Parade: http://clog.dailycal.org/2009/11/17/news-in-our-shorts-the-rain-doth-fall-on-our-parade/

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