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Wednesday, September 3, 2008

The fifth branch

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One step closer to bringing elite hammer throw to Chicago. Oprah will be mayor in 2016, mark my words, and she will light the torch. Also, City Hall will be moved to the Spire.

Update: Perhaps the secret to Twitter is that its limitations take the piss out of spectacle.

NB: for a conveniently short peek into the spiritual-but-not-religious Eckhart Tolle book club phenomenon, Krista Tippett has an interview with the author on her outstanding Speaking of Faith radio show.

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