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Barbara Bush bashes 2012 presidential contest in first ladies conference at SMU | Dallas-Fort Worth Communities – News for Dallas, Texas – The Dallas Morning News

The 2012 presidential campaign has eight months to go, but former first lady Barbara Bushhas already given it a bad review. “I think it’s been the worst campaign I’ve ever seen in my life,” she said Monday at Southern Methodist University during a daylong conference on the influence of the …

Celeb birthdays for Dec. 26, 2011

Actor Donald Moffat (“Clear and Present Danger”) is 81. Actor Caroll Spinney (Big Bird on “Sesame Street”) is 78. Singer Abdul “Duke” Fakir of The Four Tops is 76. Record producer Phil Spector is 72. “America’s Most Wanted” host John Walsh is 66. Keyboardist Bob Carpenter with The Nitty Gritty …

Long After Beijing Olympics, China’s ‘Bird’s Nest’ Lives On As A National Symbol – Worldcrunch – All News is Global

[highlight] Since China organized the 2008 Olympic Games, its revolutionary national stadium – dubbed the “Bird’s Nest” – has been the symbol of a country turned toward the future. But it also serves as a reminder of the country’s unresolved internal tensions.[/highlight] BEIJING – Inside the stadium, the pride of an …

Our Perfect Family

You know a trailer park is involved here somehow. What? Yes, I said it. Also: nice bird.     via Our Perfect Family [PIC].