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Kinesis
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1/21/2013 3:35:15 PM
Posted: 3 years ago
Why shouldn't it be news? Why is this not news, but people dying in a mass car crash is news? Should we only hear about things that depress us?
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1/21/2013 4:12:57 PM
Posted: 3 years ago
It helps distract us from the real, impactful issues. That's the definition of news.
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1/21/2013 5:24:41 PM
Posted: 3 years ago
At 1/21/2013 3:12:18 PM, royalpaladin wrote:
It's really depressing that an 11 year old yawning made international news. Wow.

http://news.yahoo.com...

LOL. WOW.
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1/21/2013 5:26:56 PM
Posted: 3 years ago
At 1/21/2013 5:24:41 PM, 1Devilsadvocate wrote:
At 1/21/2013 3:12:18 PM, royalpaladin wrote:
It's really depressing that an 11 year old yawning made international news. Wow.

http://news.yahoo.com...

LOL. WOW.

It's actually more interesting than the other stories there.

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1/21/2013 10:28:20 PM
Posted: 3 years ago
At 1/21/2013 5:26:56 PM, 1Devilsadvocate wrote:
At 1/21/2013 5:24:41 PM, 1Devilsadvocate wrote:
At 1/21/2013 3:12:18 PM, royalpaladin wrote:
It's really depressing that an 11 year old yawning made international news. Wow.

http://news.yahoo.com...

LOL. WOW.

It's actually more interesting than the other stories there.

Michelle Obama's Inauguration Day Style Is Based on a Men's Tie

Written by: an anonymous stalker who has a crush on her

James Franco Wrote a Pretty Terrible Inauguration Day Poem

I'd like to see this guy actually write a good news article about something worthwhile before he complains

Why Antonin Scalia Is Wearing That Hat to Inauguration

"Why-" does it fvcking MATTER?
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1/23/2013 10:01:23 AM
Posted: 3 years ago
At 1/21/2013 3:35:15 PM, Kinesis wrote:
Why shouldn't it be news? Why is this not news, but people dying in a mass car crash is news? Should we only hear about things that depress us?

No. Not all important news is negative news.
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1/23/2013 7:09:14 PM
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At 1/21/2013 3:12:18 PM, royalpaladin wrote:
It's really depressing that an 11 year old yawning made international news. Wow.

http://news.yahoo.com...

slow news day I guess
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1/23/2013 11:08:57 PM
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At 1/21/2013 3:13:05 PM, royalpaladin wrote:
Unfortunately, news networks usually reflect the demands of their viewers/readers.

In order to stay in business they have too. Still, I bet its just a slow news day.
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