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Topic - Bryan Preston
Bullet points: Well, that's one way to get the point across.
Narcotics dogs have one less job to do in the state of Washington. Now that marijuana has become legal within the borders, many law-enforcement agencies, including the Seattle Police Department and Washington State Patrol, will no longer train their drug-sniffing canines to alert handlers to marijuana.
The liberal media are "shamelessly" using President Obama's re-election to steer the Republican Party away from the conservative mindset, says a pithy new Media Research Center study on recent national news coverage. Indeed, conservatives have been painted as a moldering, deranged bunch in the last week.
Lost in the tumult of WikiLeaks press coverage is Daniel Assange, 20, the estranged son of jailed founder Julian Assange.
New forms of the Internet are playing a larger role in politics, and Democrats see both the medium and the culture associated with it as giving them a leg up in the perpetual fights of two-party politics.
"The leader of the semifree world picks Indiana to win it all. Sadly, Obama's bracketology will end up helping him connect with some voters," Mr. Preston adds.
"We know that there is significant command and control on the left side of the blogosphere that does not exist on the right. There is no analog to the Townhouse list on the right," said Mr. Preston, alluding to the e-mail list that connects some members of the liberal blogosphere.