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Friday News: Rose Marks found guilty on fraud; Rainbow Rowell rejected...

Deveraux, who sought Marks’ help to deal with an abusive husband and the death of an 8-year-old son in a 2005 ATV accident, expressed no such ambivalence. “It was never a friendship,” she said. “There’s no sadness. None.” Unlike other victims, she said she doesn’t care if she gets back any of the money she lost. www.palmbeachpost.com

I guess these parents have never, ever sat with their teen kids. Just watch a group of them play x-box. You think Call of Duty has no curse words? No violence? No inappropriate content for teenagers? GAG ME. Jayne reviewed it here.  Ironic that it is banned book week. Omaha.com

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Responding to the study, New York Magazine journalist Ann Friedman dubbed it “the Pullout Generation,” citing twenty- and thirty-something inner-urbanites who “bought organic kale and all-natural cleaning products, and so can’t quite get down with taking synthetic hormones every day.” Jezebel wondered if it might be a reflection of what writer Tracy Moore termed “pregnancy ambivalence” – that is to say, that perhaps couples using the “pull out” method weren’t so opposed to the idea of getting pregnant after all. They just weren’t ready to start actively “trying” for a baby. Daily Life

It makes perfect sense for me to close the news with this youtube video.