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¡Viva Perdue!

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Good news for North Carolinians: today Governor Bev Perdue vetoed both pieces of terrible environmental legislation on her desk, among other things blocking offshore drilling and hydrofracking in the state.

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June 30, 2011 at 9:42 pm

Sunday Morning Links

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* 20 lies and counting from Scott Walker.

* Alas, Huckabee: Let us not mince words. There are at most five plausible Republican presidents on the horizon—Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels, Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour, former Utah governor and departing ambassador to China Jon Huntsman, former Massachusetts governor Romney and former Minnesota governor Tim Pawlenty. Even the conservative George Will thinks the GOP primary is “cluttered with careless, delusional, egomaniacal, spotlight-chasing candidates to whom the sensible American majority would never entrust a lemonade stand, much less nuclear weapons.” (via)

* Guv Bev Perdue has vetoed NC Republicans’ health care nullification bill.

* Now you can play Rock-Paper-Scissors against a computer at the New York Times. Warning: no Spock or Lizard options yet.

* Is it time to liberate Canada?

* And in “Oh, how terrible” news: Prep star hits game-winning shot for perfect season, falls and dies.