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Government

Submission + - S.O.S - Blogger In Trouble! (wordpress.com)

An anonymous reader writes: Lionheart was simply blogging about the state of affairs in the UK of radical Islam. Islamic extremists have created "no-go" areas across Britain where it is too dangerous for non-Muslims to enter.They're going to arrest Lionheart for writing about it? It's printed in the Telegraph for the world to see, yet they're going to arrest a blogger? Are you kidding me?
Music

Submission + - Radiohead Says Album Sales Numbers False

An anonymous reader writes: Radiohead has come out to say that the news that only 38% of those who signed up to get In Rainbows actually paid for it is wrong. "In response to purely speculative figures announced in the press regarding the number of downloads and the price paid for the album, the group's representatives would like to remind people that, as the album could only be downloaded from the band's website, it is impossible for outside organisations to have accurate figures on sales...The figures quoted by the company comScore Inc are wholly inaccurate and in no way reflect definitive market intelligence or, indeed, the true success of the project." Radiohead declined to release the actual sales figures.
Republicans

Submission + - Fox News Bans Ron Paul from Debate

nunya_bizns writes: Fox News and the Republican Party of Iowa are trying to keep Dr Ron Paul out of IOWA's Decemter Debate — http://sianews.com/modules.php?name=News&file=article&sid=3282

The debate will be limited to those candidates who have satisfied the following criteria:
1. Announced a formal campaign for President; and
2. Filed the necessary paperwork with the Federal Election Commission; and
3. Met all U.S. constitutional requirements; and
4. Garnered at least 5% of the national electorate as determined by an average of the most recent national telephone polls of registered voters conducted by non-partisan public opinion polling organizations leading up to the registration deadline as determined by Fox News Channel and the Republican Party of Iowa or garnered an average of at least 5% in the most recent polls of Iowa voters conducted by the American Research Group and the Des Moines Register.

Sign the Petition to rightfully have Ron Paul participate in the debate — http://www.petitiononline.com/r0npau1/petition.html

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