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Cannon Overshoots Tim Kaine Across Wells Fargo Center

PHILADELPHIA—Noting that the vice presidential nominee had been launched nearly 100 feet into the air during his entrance into the Democratic National Convention Wednesday night, sources reported that the cannon at the back of the Wells Fargo Center had accidentally overshot Tim Kaine across the arena, sending him crashing to the stage several dozen feet beyond the erected safety net.

Wow, Dad Really Went From Zero To 60 With Woodworking This Summer

PAGE, AZ—Expressing their astonishment as they once again heard the sound of their father using his circular saw in the garage despite his seemingly complete lack of interest in the craft prior to last month, the children of area man Sam Morgan, 52, confirmed Tuesday that, wow, their dad had really gone from zero to 60 with woodworking this summer.

Who Is Tim Kaine?

Virginia senator Tim Kaine will be Hillary Clinton’s running mate on the Democratic Party ticket in the 2016 presidential election. Here’s what you need to know about Kaine

Lone Superdelegate Voting For Martin O’Malley Feels Like Total Fucking Idiot

PHILADELPHIA—Sheepishly raising his hand to nominate the man who suspended his presidential campaign back in February, unpledged delegate Bob Shiefke told reporters Tuesday he felt like a “total fucking idiot” for being the only person at the Democratic National Convention voting for former Maryland governor Martin O’Malley.
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Top Quotes Of 2012

Christian Slater: “Create your own pie crust by crushing graham crackers into a zipper bag, then running a rolling pin over it.”
Nate Silver, January 20: “With the limited information available to us now, in mid-January 2012, the most probable scenario is that Mitt Romney will win the Republican nomination and go on to lose the election to Barack Obama by 126 electoral votes. Leaked comments disparaging 47 percent of Americans as ‘entitled’ will hurt Romney, as will Obama’s heroic resolve in the face of Hurricane Sandy’s destruction. Weed will be legalized in Colorado and Washington, Petraeus will resign amid disgrace, and I’m going with Giants over Patriots, 21-17.”
Billy Crystal, after Octavia Spencer’s Best Supporting Actress win at the Academy Awards: “How about that! Another black Oscar winner.”
Ban Ki-Moon: “If the nations of the world were a hearty stew, diplomacy would be the meats and lentils; tolerance the herbs and spices; and love the broth.”
Mitt Romney, May 17: “As this is a private event, I will now perform an impression I’ve been developing of a man committing a terrible political mistake.”
Pittsburgh resident David Koenig’s wife, Angie Koenig: “David, it’s over. I’m leaving.”
Bashar al-Assad, September 21: “I’ll have the salmon. Can I sub in sweet potato fries instead of mashed potatoes?”
Malia Obama: “Keep it down, Tagg, my parents are in the next room!”
Paula Broadwell, in an email to Tampa socialite Jill Kelley: “We’ve never met, but I’m the woman who’s having an affair with David Petraeus.”
The New York Times editorial board: “The Onion Book of Known Knowledge is the single greatest compendium of information in the history of the written word.”
Stephen Hawking: “The Onion Book of Known Knowledge has opened my eyes to so many things I had never known before. It is a triumph of human achievement.”
Nelson Mandela: “The Onion Book of Known Knowledge is such a larger achievement than anything I ever accomplished.”

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