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Recession...what recession? Yanks sign Sabathia to a seven year 161 million dollar contract....That'll buy a lotta knish! Carsten Charles Sabathia is a big, hard throwing left handed pitcher. He spent his first seven years in the majors with the Cleavland Indians before having a cup of coffee with the Brewers. CC was the recipient of the 2007 American League Cy Young Award given to the best pitcher in baseball. He has 117 career wins, against 73 losses and a 3.66 career ERA. Welcome to the Bronx CC. ...

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Illinios Governor Blagojevich was arrested yesterday in the middle of what the US Attorney described as a political corruption crime spree. Blagojevich was taped by the FBI driving a "hard bargain." selling President-Elect Obama's Senate seat. Blagojevich called the Senate seat "a &%$#en valuable thing. You just don't give it away for nothing." "I've got this thing and it's &%^#en golden and uh, uh, I'm not just giving it up for *&%#en nothing," Among the prizes Blagojevich envisioned were a position in Obama's Cabinet, an ambassadorship, a $300,000 job with a union-backed group--even a highly paid position for his ...

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Ball point pen on the morning newsprint The National Accountability Bureau of Pakistan was set up by one time Prime Minister, President and General, Pervez Musharraf to supposedly route out corruption in government. In practice it was used to detain and intimidate Musharraf's Political rivals.The current Prime Minister of Pakistan is Yousaf Raza Gilani. He spent five years in prison under the Musharraf military government. He was elected to PM in 2008. Since their nations origin in 1947 India and Pakistan have fought three wars and relations between the two nuclear powers are again at the breaking point. India claims that the 10 gunmen who killed 171 people in ...

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President-Elect Obama has chosen Bill Richardson to serve in the position of Commerce Secretary. Richardson earned an undergraduate degree in French and Political Science from Tufts University where he also played baseball as a pitcher. He earned his Masters degree in International Affairs from Tufts University Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy. Richardson first ran for Congress in 1978 to represent New Mexico's 1st district but narrowly lost to Manuel Lujan. In 1980 he was elected to represent newly created 3rd district of NM. He spent 14 years in Congress before going on to serve as The Ambassador to the United Nations ...

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I've always told my kids that talent isn't as important as hard work and a little brains. It's a hard sell when as a society we lionize professional athletes who regularly flout the rules, skip meetings, don't practice and are rewarded with million dollar contracts and diamond studded Super Bowl rings. But along comes Plaxico Burress and all is right in the world of parental lectures. A very talented receiver for the NJ Giants, Burress had the world on a string, a Super Bowl Ring, a young talented championship team, a young talented quarterback who liked to throw to him, a thirty five million dollar contract... and oh yeah, a self inflicted ...

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With two wars to fight, President-Elect Obama has elected not to switch horses in midstream and has asked Robert Gates to continue serving as Secretary of Defense. Gates earned a BA in European History from the College of William and Mary, an MA in History from Indiana University, and a Ph.D in Russian/Soviet History from Georgetown University. He has spent most of his career in the defense and intelligence agencies including serving as Director of the CIA, Assistant to the president and Deputy National Security Adviser, Chairman of the National Intelligence Council and Deputy Director of Intelligence. Doodle note: This morning ...

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