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I posted an item earlier today speculating on the names of the five members of congress that Duke Cunningham briber Mitch Wade has discussed with federal investigators. Seth Hettena, who broke the original story about Wade’s cooperation with the feds, has a different list. Since Seth has been so far ahead of the pack on the Cunningham scandal, I cede to him on this one. One key name on both our lists: Congressman Jerry Lewis.
More from Ken Silverstein:
Perspective — October 23, 2013, 8:00 am
How pro-oil Louisiana politicians have shaped American environmental policy
Postcard — October 16, 2013, 8:00 am
A trip to one of the properties at issue in Louisiana’s oil-pollution lawsuits
Minimum number of cows whose skins are used each year for Major League baseballs:
Sleeping deer and grazing cows generally align their bodies along the earth’s north–south magnetic axis.
A study found that the goods whose costs are most frequently searched online in South Africa are cows, and, in the United States, where a two-headed cow was born, the most common items are patents.
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“Shelby is waiting for something. He himself does not know what it is. When it comes he will either go back into the world from which he came, or sink out of sight in the morass of alcoholism or despair that has engulfed other vagrants.”