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Might Congress Actually Do Something Productive?

We don’t want to jinx it, but it seems like a possibility. That’s because Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney has introduced legislation that would require banks to notify their customers that they were about to overdraw their account, giving them the option to cancel the transaction rather than incur a $30+ fee.

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Fact of the Day– March 31

The longest recorded flight of a chicken was 301 feet and lasted 13 seconds.  More random facts about chickens can be found here.

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Awkward TV: Glenn Beck Ambushes Connecticut Atty. General Blumenthal

Anybody see Glenn Beck take on Conneticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal earlier today? Say what you want about Beck– he was relentless. It was fairly painful to watch, actually. Kind of like Stewart V. Cramer except without the comedy or the rational host.

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Chill Out, Pothead Zealots

During his online “town hall” meeting last week, President Obama briefly touched on the always sensitive issue of marijuana legalization. Specifically, Obama responded to a suggestion that legalizing pot would stimulate the economy– the President felt that it would not.

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Fact of the Day– March 30

Did you know that in 1952 Albert Einstein was offered the Presidency of Israel?  Einstein declined, stating that “”I am deeply moved by the offer from our State of Israel, and at once saddened and ashamed that I cannot accept it.” Who knows– maybe the noted brainiac could have dreamed up a solution and brought [...]

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Poll: Are You Observing Earth Hour?

Poll: Are You Observing Earth Hour?

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State of the Tantrum

Thanks for continuing to make RagingTantrum.com part of your online life! We’re pleased with the amount of readers & subscribers we’ve had.

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Mitch McConnell Says Pres. Bush Was a “Millstone”

High praise for President Bush from GOP Senator Mitch McConnell:

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Youtube Star Daniel Hannon Endorsed Obama?

That’s right, the deliverer of the now infamous rant against British PM Gordon Brown’s financial irresponsibility supported Barack Obama before the election and “won’t disown him yet.”

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Open Thread: Pres. Obama’s Online Town Hall Meeting

President Obama has just begun his Online Town Hall Meeting focusing on the economy.

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