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[VIDEO] REWIND: Classic 1970s Revlon “Charlie” Ad with Shelley Hack & Bobby Short

[VIDEO] REWIND: Classic 1970s Revlon “Charlie” Ad with Shelley Hack & Bobby Short

Certain commercial jingles get stuck in your head for years. Some even for decades. 

That’s the case for me with this Revlon “Charlie” ad. I was a kid when I first heard it, during a summer in  Southern California, and I never forgot the melody or lyrics. Or the brand of perfume.

From the YouTube description:

Still as classy as when…

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Will: Progressives are Wrong About the Essence of the Constitution

Will: Progressives are Wrong About the Essence of the Constitution

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 writes: In a 2006 interviewSupreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer said the Constitutionis “basically about” one word — “democracy” — that appears in neither that document nor the Declaration of Independence. Democracy is America’s way of allocating political power. The Constitution, however, was adopted to confine that power in order to “secure the blessings of” that which…

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What It’s Like to Spend 20 Years Listening to Psychopaths for Science

What It’s Like to Spend 20 Years Listening to Psychopaths for Science

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For WIRED, Greg Miller writes: Ted Bundy, shown here in 1978, unwittingly had a role in sparking Kent Kiehl’s interest in psychopaths. Photo: Donn Dughi/Bettmann/CORBIS

Kent Kiehl was walking briskly towards the airport exit, eager to get home, when a security guard grabbed his arm. “Would you please come with me, sir?” he said. Kiehl complied, and he did his best to stay calm while security…

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Obama: Democrats Should ‘Forcefully Defend’ Obamacare (and Watch in Helpless Horror as Voters “Forcefully Reject” it)

Obama: Democrats Should ‘Forcefully Defend’ Obamacare (and Watch in Helpless Horror as Voters “Forcefully Reject” it)

Except during the 2008 Presidential campaign, when Obama projected a seductive, false image of a pragmatic, hopeful, rational candidate, promising to unite a divided nation, Obama has governed on one principle: destroy the Republican party. Anyone who disagrees can go screw themselves. Even if it means sacrificing fellow Democrats…

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FBI Uncovers Al-Qaeda Plot To Just Sit Back And Enjoy Collapse Of United States

FBI Uncovers Al-Qaeda Plot To Just Sit Back And Enjoy Collapse Of United States

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WASHINGTON—Putting the nation on alert against what it has described as a “highly credible terrorist threat,” the FBI announced today that it has uncovered a plot by members of al-Qaeda to sit back and enjoy themselves while the United States collapses of its own accord.

“We vow that we will not cease sitting around and laughing it up until America is reduced to rubble.”

Multiple intelligence…

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The Rise of The Soviet Empire: Putin’s Zombie Propaganda Reanimates Russian Nationalism

The Rise of The Soviet Empire: Putin’s Zombie Propaganda Reanimates Russian Nationalism

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Putin’s use of Soviet-era symbolism has alarmed those already fearful for the country’s democratic institutions

Kathrin Hille writes: Igor Dolutsky finds nothing unusual in disagreeing with everyone around him. In the 35 years he has been teaching history in Moscow schools, his habit of questioning official narratives and challenging political taboos has cost him his job more than once.

“I would…

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Armed Federal Agents Defend Turtle Habitat but Fail to Secure Our National Borders

Armed Federal Agents Defend Turtle Habitat but Fail to Secure Our National Borders

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The Rule of the Lawless

For NROKevin D. Williamson writes: Deserts always feel like my natural habitat, and I am very fond of them. That being said, I have, for my sins, spent a fair amount of time in Clark County, Nev., and it is not the loveliest stretch of desert in these United States, or even in the top twelve. Protecting the pristine beauty of the sun-baked and dust-caked outskirts of…

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Re: CNN’s Dumbest Column Ever

Re: CNN’s Dumbest Column Ever

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CNN is irrelevant, and the SPLC should be recognized and branded in polite society as a “Hate group”

NRO’David French asks some good questions:

I’d like to thank Kevin Williamson for pointing us to perhaps the dumbest column I’ve ever read on CNN – an actual argument that allegedly “right-wing” extremists are more deadly than jihadists. In addition to Mr. Williamson’s spot-on critique, can we…

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EXCLUSIVE: Feds Investigate Criminal Child Trafficking Ring, Shocked by Sales of Captive Children in Vending Machines

EXCLUSIVE: Feds Investigate Criminal Child Trafficking Ring, Shocked by Sales of Captive Children in Vending Machines

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A shocking new investigation reveals a lucrative child trafficking operation in the American heartland. Hotel chains, bowling alleys, shopping malls, and bingo parlors, all appearing as legitimate businesses, all found to be involved in this alarming new trend: illegally dispensing captive toddlers from vending machines, for profit. 

According to the FBI report, leaked to punditfromanotherplanet…

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