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Bill Pullman for president

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In 1996 Aliens tried to take away freedom

In 1996 Aliens tried to take away freedom

In deference to the American independence day there will be no pictures of delicious cinnamon rolls, stories about street fights or profound treatises on the nature of journalism in Lebanon. Instead, it’s time for reflection. And what better way to reflect than with the greatest speech ever delivered on the 4th of July and perhaps the greatest speech of all time. Bill Pullman could be my president any day.

Speaking of great July 4th speeches, Daily Orange alumni and purveyor of all things wrestling Andy ‘Boots’ McCullough had a story about a pretty good speech in yesterday’s Star Ledger, (thats in NJ). And in case you were

wondering, said story was penned on the front page of said newspaper.

For those looking for something a little more current than the 30’s or the 90’s. Check out this story by Mitchell Prothero from

Fortunately, Will Smith and Jeff Goldbulm were there to save freedom for the world.
Will Smith and Jeff Goldblum were there to save freedom

The National about the drug business in the Beqaa valley in Lebanon.

Now if you will excuse me, I have a story on minor pop star Sean Kingston story to write


Written by stephenddockery

July 4, 2009 at 9:33 am