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  • Where to send Get Well messages to PFC Lynch

    04/02/2003 11:19:33 AM PST · by Lord_Baltar · 75 replies · 292+ views
    04-02-2003 | Me
    Does anyone have any ideas where we can send PFC Lynch some Get Well cards and such? Seeing her pictures really hit me, and I want to send her a card to let her know that she has people out here praying for her.
  • Newt Gingrich attempts to have his Marriage Annulled

    05/10/2002 7:57:57 PM PDT · by Lord_Baltar · 16 replies · 12+ views
    The Atlanta Journal-Constitution ^ | 05-10-2002 | Duane Stanford
    Former U.S. House Speaker Newt Gingrich has asked the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Atlanta to annul his marriage to second wife Marianne Gingrich, whom he divorced in 1999. In a letter provided by Marianne Gingrich dated April 30, Monsignor David P. Talley informed her that Newt Gingrich based his request for annulment on the fact that Marianne had been married previously. "We were married 19 years, and now he wants to say it didn't exist," Marianne Gingrich said of the former speaker, adding that neither were Catholic. Newt Gingrich and archdiocese officials declined to confirm the request. Gingrich is now...
  • Big Governor Is Watching You

    04/14/2002 6:31:21 PM PDT · by Lord_Baltar · 6 replies · 200+ views
    Village Voice ^ | 04-14-2002 | James Ridgeway
    Big Governor Is Watching You Terror From On High Cloaked in the favorite conservative lingo of states' rights, the Bush administration has drawn up a proposal that ought to give even the president's staunchest backers the willies. Presented as a draft, the "Model State Emergency Health Powers Act," written by the Centers for Disease Control, sets forth procedures and rules so that a state government could respond to a sudden outbreak of smallpox, anthrax, or other form of bioterror attack. Granting governors the power to declare a "bioterrorism emergency," the proposal, as originally written, would have allowed them to quarantine...
  • Big John Wants Your Reading List

    03/01/2002 9:58:12 AM PST · by Lord_Baltar · 20 replies · 4+ views
    During the congressional debate on John Ashcroft's USA Patriot Act, an American Civil Liberties Union fact sheet on the bill's assaults on the Bill of Rights revealed that Section 215 of the act "would grant FBI agents across the country breathtaking authority to obtain an order from the FISA [Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act] court . . . requiring any person or business to produce any books, records, documents, or items." This is now the law, and as I wrote last week, the FBI, armed with a warrant or subpoena from the FISA court, can demand from bookstores and libraries the ...
  • ENRON'S New Voice Mail

    02/22/2002 1:02:36 PM PST · by Lord_Baltar · 3 replies · 8+ views
    OK, some folks may find this amusing, some may find it offensive. Regardless, for a chuckle, check it out. I didn't make it, so don't blame me. A Friend sent it to me via e-mail.