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  • 30,000-Year-Old Relics Reveal Pre-Historic Civilization Along Qinghai-Tibet Railway

    06/24/2006 2:47:34 PM PDT · by blam · 15 replies · 833+ views
    30,000-year-old Relics Reveal Pre-historic Civilization along Qinghai-Tibet Railway 2006-06-24 13:59:42 Xinhua Chinese archaeologists claim that relics unearthed in the areas along the Qinghai-Tibet Railway proved that human beings lived there at least 30,000 years ago. Archaeologists with the Qinghai Provincial Archaeological Institute said they collected large number of chipped stone tools including knives and pointed implements dating back 30,000 years in the Tuotuo River valley, Hoh Xil, a habitat for Tibetan antelopes, and Qaidam Basin, where the railway runs through, during recent excavations. More than 30 stone implements were also discovered at the site of Sancha River bridge on the...
  • Wildfire along border grows to 1,000 acres

    02/28/2006 5:14:32 PM PST · by SandRat · 3 replies · 198+ views
    Arizona Daily Star ^ | Djamila Grossman
    A wildfire that extended from Mexico into Southern Arizona had grown to about 1,000 acres by Monday night, officials said. Montezuma One is burning along the border west of the Coronado National Monument, close to Montezuma Pass in Cochise County. The larger part of the fire is burning across the border in Mexico, said Teresa Ann Ciapusci, acting public affairs officer with the Coronado National Forest. The fire is south of Sierra Vista and Fort Huachuca. It's the largest wildfire this year in the national forest, although officials Monday did not have ...
  • Operation Steel Curtain Concludes Along Iraq-Syria Border

    11/22/2005 6:17:38 PM PST · by SandRat · 9 replies · 565+ views
    CAMP BLUE DIAMOND, Iraq, Nov. 22, 2005 – U.S. and Iraqi forces wrapped up Operation Steel Curtain today near the Iraq-Syria border, military officials here announced. The 17-day offensive was conducted in the cities of Husaybah, Karabilah and Ubaydi, and was geared toward preventing al Qaeda in Iraq from operating in the Euphrates River Valley and throughout the country's Anbar province, officials noted. As part of a larger operation called Operation Hunter, Steel Curtain made way for the establishment of a permanent Iraqi army security presence in the Qaim region. It also set the conditions for local citizens to vote...
  • Iraq Takes Another Step Along Road to Democracy

    10/14/2005 6:18:08 PM PDT · by SandRat · 20 replies · 378+ views
    American Forces Press Service ^ | Oct 14, 2005 | Jim Garamone
    WASHINGTON, Oct. 14, 2005 – Years from now, the Iraqi people may look on Oct. 15, 2005, as the beginning of their new lives under freedom. Iraqi voters go to the polls to decide on their new constitution - the first constitution in the country's history that is the product of a freely elected assembly. The referendum continues the process of establishing a democratic government in Iraq. U.S. officials say that a democracy in the heart of the Middle East will be an example to the rest of the region. Coalition officials want an Iraq that respects the rights of...
  • CA: Signature-gathering firms hustling democracy along

    03/19/2005 11:35:35 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 1 replies · 333+ views
    Sac Bee ^ | 3/20/05 | Andy Furillo
    "Democracy on speed" is what one expert calls it, where professionals hustle signatures on the street for multimillion-dollar petition merchants, one name and about one dollar at a time. With Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger threatening to call a special election for November, the signature-gathering industry is ramping toward an all-time peak, rivaling last year's record in which political campaigns spent $24.2 million to put their initiatives before voters, according to the secretary of state's office. --snip-- "It makes politics more convenient," said Bryan Kenney, 23, of Sacramento. "It's the only real kind of politics I ever get. My mom is a...
  • Can't We All Just Get Along

    12/13/2004 11:55:47 AM PST · by xzins · 13 replies · 845+ views
    Miami Herald ^ | Dec12,04 | Dave Barry
    Can't we all just get along? By DAVE BARRY I thought that, in today's column, I would heal the nation. The nation suffered a wound during the recent presidential election as a result of the rift between the red states -- defined as 'states where `foreign cuisine' pretty much means Pizza Hut'' -- and the blue states, defined as ``states that believe they are smarter than the red states, despite the fact that it takes the average blue-state resident 15 minutes to order a single cup of coffee.'' Some blue-state residents are so upset about the election that they're talking...
  • PLEASE! STOP POSTING SAME MESSAGE ON ALL BOARDS!

    08/16/2002 7:39:49 AM PDT · by Merchant Seaman · 728 replies · 30,137+ views
    Annoyed Reader
    The purpose of FreeRepublic.com's multiple message boards is to limit the topics for each board to particular topics. Posting the same message on all the boards defeats the purpose of multiple-boards for special topics. It is very annoying to see the same message on every bulletin board. PLEASE! DO THE READERS A FAVOR. STOP CROSS-POSTING YOUR MESSAGES!