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Austerity, A New Weaselword

Steve H. Hanke | Posted 02.25.2015 | World
Steve H. Hanke

The financial press has become inundated with the word "austerity." Since Greece's left-wing Syriza proclaimed an "anti-austerity revolution," strong adjectives, like "incredibly savage," precede that overused word.

Adorable Woodland Animal Pops Out Of Tree Trunk, Scares Us With Cuteness

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 01.28.2015 | Good News

Pop! Goes the weasel. Yes, that criminally adorable thing you're watching repeatedly poke out of the tree trunk is a weasel, specifically an ermin...

Wash. Man Acquitted In Mistaken Marten Assault

AP | Posted 12.08.2011 | Crime

MONTESANO, Wash. -- A jury has acquitted a Washington man accused of breaking into a home and throwing a dead mink at another man during a confrontati...

Man With Dead Weasel Arrested For Assault

AP | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

HOQUIAM, Wash. -- Police say a man was carrying a dead weasel when he burst into an apartment and assaulted a man in Washington state. The victim ask...