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Bill Clinton Released From the Hospital, Prognosis Excellent

Pictures taken of Clinton’s arteries and of bypass grafts he received four years ago revealed that one of the grafts was blocked. Because of that problem, doctors placed two stents in his coronary artery. A stent is a wire mesh tube used to prop open an artery.

The insertion of two stents “makes him less susceptible to future heart attacks,” Schwartz said. “His prognosis is excellent.”

The blockage was typical of the “natural history” of bypass treatment, which has a 10 to 20 percent failure rate five years after the surgery, according to Schwartz.

“This was not a result of his lifestyle or diet, which have been excellent,” he said, adding that Clinton is “in excellent condition, as evidenced both by what he does and objective testing.”

The former president’s counselor, Douglas Band, released a statement Thursday saying that Clinton, currently the U.N. special envoy to Haiti, is in “good spirits and will continue to focus on the work of his foundation and Haiti’s relief and long-term recovery efforts.”

Clinton’s doctor described the ex-president as “up and walking around and visiting with his family,” adding that the former president probably will be able to go back to work on Monday.

“The goal of the treatment … is for President Clinton to resume his very active lifestyle,” he said.

ABC News’ chief political correspondent George Stephanopoulos, who once worked for Clinton in the White House, noted Clinton’s non-stop work ethic and said the former president has worked “20 hours a day for the last 20 years.”

Clinton’s daughter Chelsea and his wife, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, both were by the former president’s bed, according to Schwartz.

And speaking of the Clintons…

Hillary 2012 FaceBook Page Created

Will you join? I haven’t decided yet.

Luge Events Have Resumed At Slightly Slower Speeds After Tragic Death of Georgian Luger

Olympic luge events will start farther down the track than originally planned, officials said Saturday, a decision they made with the “emotional component” of athletes in mind following the death of a Georgian competitor.

They reiterated that the lightning-fast track was safe for competition, and Olympic officials said they were “completely satisfied” with the adjustments.

“We never said it is too fast,” International Luge Federation president Josef Fendt said.

An extra session of men’s training, as well as all four runs of the men’s event—two on Saturday, two on Sunday—will begin from the women’s start ramp. Meanwhile, the women’s and doubles entrants in the Olympic field will now start even lower, at the junior start position, between the fifth and sixth curves.

It means speeds in all luge events will be a bit slower at the Whistler Sliding Track, where 21-year-old Nodar Kumaritashvili crashed and died in a training run on Friday after his body flew over the track wall and smashed into a steel pole at nearly 90 mph.

The decision to change the start’s location seemed to have the desired effect during men’s training on Saturday, the first session on the track after Kumaritashvili’s terrifying crash. None of the 36 sliders, all of whom wore black tape on the left sides of their helmets in tribute to Kumaritashvili, broke 90 mph after speeds routinely surpassed 95 mph earlier in the week.

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Madam Secretary in Action

Madam Secretary in Action

Madam Secretary of State has concluded a three day trip to Pakistan, where she made a number of statements characterized by the media as “unusually blunt”. Actually, she was pretty gracious the first day; it went downhill thereafter.

The Pakistani government protested our drone strikes as unconscionable, and our use of Marines to protect the embassy as illegal. She was unmoved. She then advised a group of Pakistani journalists that she finds it “hard to believe” that no one in either the government or the military knows the whereabouts of Al Qaeda, which, she correctly stated, has enjoyed sanctuary in Pakistan since 2002. She left the journalists in quite a snit, as they appear to be certain that their actions against the Taliban should overshadow their lack of action against Al Qaeda. Go figure.

She further discussed the inactivity regarding Al Qaeda with students at the Government College University in Lahore. She raised issues concerning the Interservices Intelligence Agency, which has been rumored to support militia groups within the Pakistan borders, and advised the students that there was a consensus of opinions among a number of nations that the military security establishment was being overly cooperative with militia leaders.

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Take the kids to work? NO!

That moment when *your* pussy gets grabbed

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