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Bread & Circuses Cruft

"Bread and Circuses" was a plan devised by Roman Politicans to win political favor from the poor, and to rise in power, by giving out cheap food and entertainment.

... Already long ago, from when we sold our vote to no man, the People have abdicated our duties; for the People who once upon a time handed out military command, high civil office, legions — everything, now restrains itself and anxiously hopes for just two things: bread and circuses.    (Roman poet Juvenal, circa 100 AD, Satire 10.77–81)

This cruft was updated at 01:00, 04:00, 07:00, and 10:00 AM & PM EST. It was created by using data collected from the log files of the Yahoo! search engine, a selection is made from the top ten most popular search terms, which is then used as the search query on Yahoo! image search. From the results an image is selected along with one from the whitehouse.gov website and a still image from a webcam located inside a dairy farm.

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