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V.23 No.51 | 12/18/2014

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The Daily Word in Seth Rogen, angry Dutchmen, killer Zambonis, Walt Disney, and rectal feeding.

The Daily Word

Police ended a hostage crisis at a chocolate shop in Sydney, Australia.

In other Australian news, a shark killed a teenager.

Americans believe torture prevents acts of terrorism.

Speaking of torture, Karl Rove wants to feed your rectum.

An APD Officer accidentally shot a civilian on Sunday morning.

Seth Rogen is North Korea's biggest enemy.

The US is the most uncaring nation in the industrial world, and it's all Ayn Rand's fault.

Mother Nature screwed up the day for air travelers in San Francisco.

The liquid in E-ciagerettes is poisonous enough to kill a child.

The Dutch are not happy about Google's privacy violations through data collection.

In Wisconsin, a Zamboni is trying to kill people. A Plymouth Fury named Christine once tried to kill people.

Walt Disney died on this day back in 1966. He was 65. Here are some inspirational Disney quotes to get you through life or at least through the day.

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Karl Rove in the Land of Enchantment

When you Google: Karl Rove scandal, Heather Wilson makes the top 10 search results. Despite a history of “he said, she said,” former Rep. Wilson (R) asked Rove, the former deputy chief of staff for President Bush, to join her at an Aug. 11 fundraising reception. The event in Albuquerque will benefit her 2012 campaign.

In 2006, Rove and Wilson were implicated in a scandal involving the firings of eight U.S. attorneys, including N.M. Attorney General David Iglesias.

Rove says Wilson called on the Bush administration to fire Iglesias because he was not progressing quickly enough with a corruption probe into state democrats. Wilson denies that she said anything about the matter. “Attorneygate” ended without criminal charges, but U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales resigned.

Rove left the Bush administration in 2007 amid rampant unpopularity due, in part, to his leak of CIA agent Valerie Plame's identity.

The campaign ties between Rove and Wilson prompted outrage from democrats, who say this is why she was named one of “Congress' most corrupt members by Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington in 2007.”

Wilson, who served in the House of Representatives from 1998-2009, entered next year's race to fill the seat vacated by Sen. Jeff Bingaman (D). She is running on a platform of protecting the free-market system, economy and limited government.