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Feast of the Assumption

“Though Perry and others urged attendees to fast, concession stands sold nachos and smoothies throughout the seven-hour event.” -Harper’s Weekly Review on Rick Perry’s prayer event in Texas

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Kafkaland

“My American dream became an American nightmare.” -American immigrant Syed Anwar Hashmi, describing the arrest and imprisonment of his son, essentially for political speech. Syed Fahad Hashmi now sits in solitary confinement nearly all his waking hours.

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Understatement

“Obviously, I haven’t understood it correctly because we’re still here.” -Robert Fitzpatrick, of Staten Island, on his not being raptured yesterday

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