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Submission + - Congress Approval rating falls below Pornography, Polygamy (

VanessaE writes: "From the fine article: A greater percentage of Americans approve of polygamy than the United States Congress, according a set of polls. Last month, a New York Times poll found that Congress' approval rating fell to an all-time low of 9 percent. Meanwhile, a recent Gallup poll found that 11 percent of people found polygamy "morally acceptable." Additionally, 30 percent of Americans expressed approval of pornography."

Submission + - Google buys Motorola for 12.5 Billion (

VanessaE writes: "Google just announced that it is acquiring Motorola Mobility. The search and online advertising company is buying the company for approximately $12.5 billion (or $40 per share), in cash. The price represents a premium of 63 percent to the closing price of Motorola Mobility shares last Friday. Google had about $39 billion in cash at last count."

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