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  • Comey v Clinton: What did you expect?

    07/06/2016 7:59:59 AM PDT · by Flatus I. Maximus · 15 replies
    7/6/2016 | self
    Forgive the vanity post, but I'd like to tear you away from all the Monday morning quarterbacking of Comey's press conference and ask two questions. During the previous Clinton administration, FBI agents repeatedly assassinated U.S. citizens, including women and children, and did so with the full support and approval of the Clinton White House and the U.S. Justice Department.Did you really expect anything other than another FBI whitewash this time? Have you forgotten the Weaver family and the Branch Davidians already?
  • Scientists identify new STD that could affect hundreds of thousands of adults

    11/12/2015 3:17:55 PM PST · by Flatus I. Maximus · 16 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 11/12/2015 | Anna Hodgekiss
    Hundreds of thousands of people could unwittingly be carrying a newly-identified sexually transmitted infection, scientists warned today.New research has revealed that an infection called Mycoplasma genitalium (MG) - first identifed more than 30 years ago - is transferred through sexual contact.It is now estimated that one per cent of the British population aged 16-44 is infected
  • Drug Problems Escalate After Hurricane Katrina

    08/05/2006 7:31:12 AM PDT · by Flatus I. Maximus · 25 replies · 534+ views
    The New York Times ^ | 8/5/06 | Christopher Drew
    SLIDELL, La. — It was just before dawn when the pickup truck arrived at the two-story house in this middle-class suburb, which was hit hard by Hurricane Katrina. But unlike most of the trucks here now, it was not carrying construction supplies. Federal agents, who were hiding in the bushes, say the truck was bringing 50 kilograms of cocaine, worth $5 million, from Houston to the murderous streets of nearby New Orleans. They also say that the shipment, seized on May 18, was at least five times as large as the typical drug delivery before the storm. The drug trade...
  • We Americans have a lot to be thankful for

    11/25/2004 7:53:55 AM PST · by Flatus I. Maximus · 5 replies · 383+ views
    St. Paul Pioneer Press ^ | 11/25/04 | Mark Yost
    Thanksgiving is a time to give thanks and nowhere is the gratitude individual Americans owe America better articulated than in "Can America Survive?" the new book from Ben Stein and Phil DeMuth. The primary author is Stein, perhaps most famous for "Bueller … Bueller … Bueller," although his other accomplishments include White House speechwriter, columnist, law school professor and others too numerous to name. No stranger to the policy wars, Stein understands the need to debate issues like welfare reform, the budget deficit and affirmative action. But the primary focus of the book is the very salient point that Americans...