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  • FReeper advice needed (Vanity) Time to go?

    03/08/2009 12:28:19 PM PDT · by WhirlwindAttack · 125 replies · 2,769+ views
    I've been here a while now, put a hundred into the kitty to keep the site up so I'm posting a vanity asking for some advice. My family are all liberals I don't dare ask them their opinion. So here goes. My bride and I both see bad things coming. We are buying 5 acres in rural south central Tennessee on contract from a friend. No house, just partially wooded land. We've been saving our money and investing in heirloom seeds, long term food supply that we eat and rotate, and camping gear. I weld and am a jack of...
  • China may back coup against Kim

    10/15/2006 1:21:06 PM PDT · by US Navy guy · 87 replies · 1,856+ views
    The Sunday Times ^ | October 16, 2006 | Michael Sheridan
    THE Chinese are openly debating "regime change" in Pyongyang after last week's nuclear test by their confrontational neighbour. Diplomats in Beijing said at the weekend that China and all the major US allies believed North Korea's claim that it had detonated a nuclear device. US director of national intelligence John Negroponte circulated a report that radiation had been detected at a site not far from the Chinese border.
  • Saddam's Bolt-Hole Has To Go, Say Americans

    01/25/2004 4:40:42 PM PST · by blam · 15 replies · 256+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 1-26-2004 | Jack Fairweather
    Saddam's bolt-hole has to go, say Americans By Jack Fairweather in Baghdad (Filed: 26/01/2004) Iraqis have reacted with a mixture of bemusement and annoyance to plans by the US military to fill in the spider hole where Saddam Hussein was captured. The spot marking Saddam's humiliating seizure has been guarded round the clock by American troops since the former dictator surrendered without a fight in December. It was the second time he had hidden at the farmhouse in the village of ad Dawr, on the outskirts of Tikrit - the first was in 1959 after a botched assassination attempt on...