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  • Gaddafi: Barakeh Obama is friend

    04/17/2010 10:21:34 AM PDT · by MississippiMan · 16 replies · 436+ views
    Ynet News ^ | 04/17/2010 | Roee Nahmias
    Gaddafi: Barakeh Obama is friend Libyan leader praises US president: 'He is of Muslim descent, his policy should be supported, as he now leans towards peace' Roee Nahmias Published: 04.17.10, 15:15 / Israel News Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi considers the US president a blessing to the Muslim world. In a speech published in London-based al-Hayat newspaper on Saturday, Gaddafi praised Barack Obama, called him a "friend" and said there is no longer any dispute between his country and the US...
  • Sinai Kidnap Rumors False; Urgent Terror Warning Continues

    04/13/2010 11:01:05 PM PDT · by MississippiMan · 5 replies · 626+ views
    Israel National News ^ | 04/14/2010 | Hana Levi Julian
    Rumors of an attempted abduction of an Israeli citizen by Arab terrorists in the Sinai Peninsula were proven false late Tuesday night, but Israeli citizens are continuing to be told to stay out of the Sinai Peninsula due to a “serious and immediate” terror alert.
  • Question: Do Iraqi CIVILIANS typically use a 12- or 24-hour clock when referring to time? (vanity)

    04/09/2010 11:55:48 AM PDT · by MississippiMan · 19 replies · 422+ views
    My Enquring Mind | April 9, 2010 | MississippiMan
    I have a simple question for those of you who have spent time in Iraq: Do CIVILIAN NATIVES in Iraq typically refer to the time of day using a 12-hour (AM/PM) format, or a 24-hour format? Example: If you made a doctor's appointment, would they tell you to be there at 1 PM, or 1300? Big thanks to all who can answer this question! MM
  • FReeper's blog on endtime prophecy

    03/19/2010 5:29:50 PM PDT · by MississippiMan · 59 replies · 1,017+ views
    GogMagogBlog ^ | 3/19/2010 | MississippiMan
    I've started a blog on endtime prophecy, and would appreciate any and all freeper traffic/comments/discussion. While I'll talk about any endtime prophecy issue, its primary focus is the coming War of Gog and Magog, which is IMHO the next major event on the prophetic timeline. And given the current state of affairs unfolding with regard to Israel, I believe we could be extremely close to fulfillment of Ezekiel 38.
  • DESPERATE PLEA FOR PRAYER FROM CHRISTIAN FREEPERS

    01/31/2009 12:35:19 PM PST · by MississippiMan · 63 replies · 1,220+ views
    1/31/2009 | MississippiMan
    This is a way personal thing to post on such an open forum, but I believe fellow Christians will understand. My wife of 30 years has announced that she is leaving me. I am faithful to her and I love her. She is the woman God made for me and that fact has been revealed so many times through the years that it would be impossible to count. She too is a Christian but she has closed her heart and mind to God's will on this issue. I can't share great detail here, but suffice to say that she is...
  • Freeper Review: John Ringo's THE LAST CENTURION

    Product Description In the second decade of the twenty-first century the world is struck by two catastrophes, a new mini-ice age and, nearly simultaneously, a plague to dwarf all previous experiences. Rising out of the disaster is the character known to history as “Bandit Six” an American Army officer caught up in the struggle to rebuild the world and prevent the fall of his homeland—despite the best efforts of politicians both elected and military. The Last Centurion is a memoir of one possible future, a world that is a darkling mirror of our own. Written “blog-style,” it pulls no punches...
  • LEGAL MINDS, PLEASE READ! Should we join the Berg lawsuit re: Obama's citizenship status?

    10/16/2008 10:18:05 AM PDT · by MississippiMan · 51 replies · 1,880+ views
    My Inquiring Mind | 10/16/2008 | MississippiMan
    Folks, a couple different citizens have now filed to join Berg's federal lawsuit challenging Obama's presidential eligibility. Question: Would it be helpful for dozens/hundreds of citizens to file to join Berg's lawsuit? Can it be turned into a class action? Is it possible? My thinking is that such a move might generate and urgency, and MIGHT even force the MSM to cover it if enough citizens become involved. Thoughts? MM
  • Ike Aftermath & the Houston Media (ANGER ALERT)

    09/25/2008 11:54:10 AM PDT · by MississippiMan · 51 replies · 410+ views
    Firsthand Knowledge | September 25, 2008 | MM (in TX)
    An attitude of optimism and relief filled a semi-rural neighborhood northwest of Houston yesterday. After losing power on September 12 when Ike rolled in and , the tree and power experts had finally arrived. When asked for an estimated time on a return of power to the neighborhood, the electrical workers were upbeat and gave an "in a little while" answer to the eager residents. Given the progress they were making, it was reasonable to expect that power would be restored within a couple of hours. People would be able to have their first hot shower in nearly two weeks....
  • Locked out of Gmail - Anyone else - Any help?

    09/03/2008 10:53:53 AM PDT · by MississippiMan · 9 replies · 135+ views
    Me
    A couple of days ago, I was greeted by a message on my Gmail login screen that says, "Sorry, your account has been disabled." I did click on an e-mail a day before that turned out to be a Google-related phishing attempt, but I of course did not enter any credentials or identifying info, or do anything that would provide assistance to the phisher. I have e-mailed Google and e-mailed Google, to no avail. I get absolutely nothing except canned responses. I have been through their "report" process, during which I enter numerous elements of information to prove that the...
  • Tyson Foods Warms Up to Islam (no more Labor Day, a Muslim holiday instead)

    08/03/2008 10:59:19 AM PDT · by MississippiMan · 49 replies · 516+ views
    AP via OneNewsNow ^ | August 3, 1008
    SHELBYVILLE, Tenn. - Workers at the Tyson Foods poultry processing plant in Shelbyville will no longer have a paid day off on Labor Day but will instead be given the Muslim holiday Eid al-Fitr as a holiday...
  • (EDITED!) AFA GIVES $500K TO FIGHT FOR MARRIAGE IN CALIFORNIA

    07/30/2008 8:57:55 PM PDT · by MississippiMan · 14 replies · 57+ views
    AFA E-mail ^ | July 30, 2008 | Don Wilemon
    MODERATOR: THIS IS MY THIRD POSTING OF AN IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT. THE "SOLICITATION" LANGUAGE WAS REMOVED BEFORE I POSTED IT THE SECOND TIME, AND IT IS REMOVED IN THIS POST. AFA gives $500,000 to help the fight for marriage in California Years of savings go to fight the battle July 30, 2008 AFA has given $500,000 to ProtectMarriage.org, the organization leading the fight for the passage of Proposition 8 in California. Proposition 8 defines marriage as being between a man and a woman.Where did this money come from?AFA works on the premise that we have an obligation to be good stewards...
  • AFA Gives $500,000 to help fight for marriage in California

    07/30/2008 8:29:54 PM PDT · by MississippiMan · 8+ views
    AFA E-mail ^ | July 30, 2008 | Don Wilemon
    AFA gives $500,000 to help the fight for marriage in California Years of savings go to fight the battle July 30, 2008Dear Jerry,AFA has given $500,000 to ProtectMarriage.org, the organization leading the fight for the passage of Proposition 8 in California. Proposition 8 defines marriage as being between a man and a woman.Where did this money come from?AFA works on the premise that we have an obligation to be good stewards of the gifts given to this ministry. We don’t buy anything on credit. We have no debt. We are careful to make sure your gifts are used wisely. We...
  • AFA Gives $500,000 to Help the Fight for Marriage in California

    07/30/2008 8:03:04 PM PDT · by MississippiMan · 1 replies · 71+ views
    AFA E-mail ^ | July 30, 2008 | Don Wilemon
    AFA gives $500,000 to help the fight for marriage in California Years of savings go to fight the battle July 30, 2008Dear Jerry,AFA has given $500,000 to ProtectMarriage.org, the organization leading the fight for the passage of Proposition 8 in California. Proposition 8 defines marriage as being between a man and a woman.Where did this money come from?AFA works on the premise that we have an obligation to be good stewards of the gifts given to this ministry. We don’t buy anything on credit. We have no debt. We are careful to make sure your gifts are used wisely. We...
  • Pentecostal Minister Plays Key Role in Democrat Election Strategy

    07/20/2008 10:17:03 AM PDT · by MississippiMan · 16 replies · 223+ views
    OneNewsNow ^ | July 20, 2008
    Pentecostal minister plays key role in Democrat election strategyEric Gorski - Associated Press Writer - 7/20/2008 5:25:00 AM DENVER - The request befuddled Leah Daughtry. The experienced political hand in charge of planning next month's Democratic National Convention - a self-described "black chick from Brooklyn" and ordained Pentecostal minister who keeps a Bible in her purse - didn't know what to tell the atheists. Daughtry, 44, was preparing for an Aug. 24 interfaith service that will open the Democrats' gathering here - a first for a party that hasn't always gotten God. Before her was an angry letter from a secularist group that wanted...
  • McDonald's: Those Opposing [Homosexual Marriage] Motivated by Hate

    07/10/2008 11:47:48 PM PDT · by MississippiMan · 163 replies · 315+ views
    AFA E-mail ^ | July 10, 2008 | AFA
    Throwing out any pretense of being neutral in the culture war, McDonald's has taken up the rhetoric of gay activists, suggesting those who oppose same-sex marriage (SSM) are motivated by hate. AFA has asked for a boycott of McDonald's restaurants because of the company’s promotion of the gay agenda. AFA asked McDonald’s to remain neutral in the culture war. McDonald’s refused. In response to the boycott, McDonald's spokesman Bill Whitman suggested to the Washington Post that those who oppose SSM are motivated by hate, saying "...hatred has no place in our culture." McDonald's has decided to adopt the "hate" theme...
  • 9th Circuit First Amendment Victory to CBR (pro-life victory)

    07/03/2008 1:44:12 PM PDT · by MississippiMan · 20 replies · 209+ views
    CBR E-mail | July 3, 2008 | Mark Harrington
    9th Circuit Court of Appeals Hands First Amendment Victory to Center for Bio-Ethical Reform COLUMBUS, OH– July 3, 2008 – A federal appellate panel ruled Wednesday that the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department violated the Center for Bio-Ethical Reform's (CBR) free speech rights when two CBR associates were forced to move a mobile billboard display of enlarged photos of early-term aborted fetuses away from a Rancho Palos Verdes middle school campus.   The Center for Bio-Ethical Reform (CBR), a non-profit pro-life educational foundation, sued the LA County Sheriff's Department and an assistant principal at Dodson Middle School, claiming civil rights...
  • Israel - Iran - Russia - Gog & Magog

    06/27/2008 11:10:44 AM PDT · by MississippiMan · 39 replies · 379+ views
    The Mind of MississippiMan | June 27, 2008 | MississippiMan
    As I was waiting in the service lounge of an auto dealership a few days ago, I glanced up and saw the following banner on Fox News: RUSSIAN WARNS ISRAEL NOT TO ATTACK IRAN This simple line was rather profound in that it demonstrates just how much the world has changed in such a short period of time. While I certainly believed in biblical prophecies twenty years ago, the issue of the Gog/Magog War was a bit abstract. For while it seems crystal clear that Russia is Magog (and Gog its leader during the war), twenty years ago it was...
  • Lieberman to Speak at Hagee-hosted Conference

    05/31/2008 11:48:27 AM PDT · by MississippiMan · 25 replies · 78+ views
    Senator Joe Lieberman says he'll speak at a July conference hosted by Pastor John Hagee, whose endorsement has been rejected by GOP presidential candidate John McCain.  McCain last week repudiated the months-old endorsement after an audio recording surfaced in which Hagee said God used Adolf Hitler to push Jews back to the Promised Land.   In a statement, Lieberman says he considers some of Hagee's comments unacceptable and hurtful, but will judge him on his life's work fighting anti-Semitism and building bridges between Christians and Jews.   Lieberman says he still plans to speak at Hagee's Christians United for Israel summit in...
  • Tornado hits Tupelo, MS

    05/08/2008 9:49:40 AM PDT · by MississippiMan · 51 replies · 922+ views
    A tornado has hit Tupelo, MS. If anyone on the ground has more info, please share. Thx... MM
  • Tornado Hits Tupelo, MS

    05/08/2008 9:46:48 AM PDT · by MississippiMan · 1 replies · 13+ views
    A tornado has hit Tupelo, MS. If anyone on the ground has more info, please share.
  • Ford Meets Conditions; AFA Suspends Boycott

    03/11/2008 12:18:32 AM PDT · by MississippiMan · 95 replies · 2,721+ views
    AFA Email Broadcast and Website ^ | March 10, 2008 | AFA
    Ford meets conditions; AFA suspends boycott I have some good news for you! AFA is suspending its two year boycott of Ford Motor Company. The conditions of the original agreement presented in fall 2005 have been met. We reached the conclusion that Ford had met the conditions of the agreement based on monitoring for several months. Individuals are free to purchase Ford vehicles again. Your support of the boycott played a key role in convincing Ford to cease its significant support of the homosexual agenda. During the 24 months the boycott was in effect, Ford sales dropped an average...
  • Clintonite Stabs Obama Supporter

    02/25/2008 1:52:06 PM PST · by MississippiMan · 39 replies · 571+ views
    The Smoking Gun ^ | 2/25/2008
    Clintonite Stabs Obama Supporter Cops: Man assaulted brother-in-law during political argument FEBRUARY 25--Meet Jose Antonio Ortiz. The Pennsylvania man allegedly stabbed his brother-in-law in the stomach after the pair quarreled about their respective support of Democratic presidential candidates Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton. According to cops, Ortiz, 28, stabbed Sean Shurelds last Thursday night in the kitchen of an Upper Providence Township home. According to a criminal complaint, a copy of which you'll find here, the 41-year-old Shurelds, an Obama supporter, told Ortiz that the Illinois senator was "trashing" Clinton (apparently in regard to recent primary and caucus results). Ortiz,...
  • Former Houstonian claims he's JFK's love child

    02/15/2008 10:05:57 AM PST · by MississippiMan · 80 replies · 115+ views
    A Houston businessman now living in Canada claims he's President John F. Kennedy's love child — and he wants the Kennedy clan to help him prove it. Jack Worthington, 46, who bears a striking resemblance to the assassinated leader, has appealed to the Kennedys to provide DNA from the former president or from males directly related to JFK's father, Joe Kennedy. A spokeswoman for the Kennedys didn't return calls for comment. Worthington didn't say why he came forward now but insists he isn't out for financial gain. He told a Canadian television station, "I would sign an agreement with the...
  • Driven a Ford Lately? Not if You're Boycotting

    01/28/2008 5:02:16 PM PST · by MississippiMan · 95 replies · 19,862+ views
    Pajamas Media ^ | January 28, 2008 | Tom Blumer
    January 28, 2008 12:00 AM Not much attention has been paid to the fact that the American Family Association’s boycott of Ford for taking a pro-gay rights position has contributed to the automaker’s mounting financial woes, contends Tom Blumer of BizzyBlog. With the company on the brink, some shareholders are asking whether is worth the price. By Tom Blumer Maybe Ford Motor Company management can be forgiven for not taking seriously the American Family Association (AFA’s) call for its members to boycott the automaker in May 2005. The conservative Christian group launched the crusade against the second-largest U.S. automaker...
  • AT&T errs in edit of anti-Bush lyrics (AT&T cut Pearl Jam's Bush-Bashing lyrics from a webcast)

    08/09/2007 4:02:14 PM PDT · by MississippiMan · 28 replies · 937+ views
    AP via Yahoo! ^ | August 9, 2007 | MICHELLE ROBERTS
    Lyrics performed by Pearl Jam criticizing President Bush should not have been censored from a webcast by AT&T Inc., a company spokesman acknowledged Thursday. AT&T, through its Blue Room entertainment site, offered a webcast of the band's headlining performance Sunday at Lollapalooza in Chicago. The event was shown with a brief delay so the company could bleep out excessive profanity or nudity. But monitors hired by AT&T through a vendor went further and cut two lines from a song to the tune of Pink Floyd's "Another Brick in the Wall." One was "George Bush, leave this world alone" the second...
  • Mississippi: Admin Relief Help Needed, Please Read!

    09/04/2005 5:17:28 PM PDT · by MississippiMan · 20 replies · 1,102+ views
    9/4/2005 | MississippiMan
    First, apologies for classifying this as breaking news; it's not news in the conventional sense, but I hope you'll agree it is worthy of the extra attention that the breaking-news classification affords. I belong to an organization called HTCIA (High Technology Crime Investigation Association), which is, as the name implies, an organization that deals with high tech crime and related issues. Our membership comprises both law enforcement personnel and a variety of private sector practitioners. At the HTCIA International level, an effort has been launched to acquire and deliver computer equipment and other goods that can be of service in...
  • Case of the Hovering Parents

    08/20/2005 2:28:58 PM PDT · by MississippiMan · 57 replies · 1,584+ views
    The Boston Globe ^ | August 20, 2005 | Sarah Schweitzer
    Parents have long suffered the pangs of separation when a child ventures out of the nest and onto a college campus. But college and university administrators say that parental overinvolvement, from overcalling a student to overcontacting administrators, has become a pressing issue. Schools have even adopted measures to keep parents from intervening unnecessarily.
  • Houston Real Estate Makes Comeback (+ my Houston questions)

    08/19/2005 2:56:46 PM PDT · by MississippiMan · 53 replies · 1,015+ views
    Inman News ^ | July 19, 2005
    Houston real estate makes comeback Home sales post double-digit gains in July Friday, August 19, 2005 Inman News Houston, Texas The Houston real estate market bounced back in July, as sales and median prices rose to all-time highs, the Houston Association of Realtors reported. Particular strength was seen in the $400,000-plus home market, with a 29.2 percent increase in sales for those higher-end properties when compared to last year, the association reported. Total property sales, which includes single-family homes, townhomes, multifamily homes, country homes, high-rise properties and lots listed on the MLS, totaled 7,680 in July, which was a 10...
  • Terrorism Pays (G8 gives $3 billion to Palestinians)

    07/13/2005 11:37:39 AM PDT · by MississippiMan · 22 replies · 353+ views
    Khouse ^ | July 13, 2005 | Chuck Missler
    TERRORISM PAYS - (Print) A day after the horrific terrorist attacks on London the nations that comprise the Group of Eight (France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Canada, Russia, the United Kingdom and the United States) announced its decision to give $3 billion to the Palestinian Authority. In their infinite wisdom, the G8 nations pledged the substantial sum "so that two states, Israel and Palestine, two peoples and two religions can live side by side in peace." However the message received loud and clear by the Islamic community was that terrorism pays.Alan M. Dershowitz, a criminal law professor at Harvard Law...
  • Prelim questions on living in NYC?

    06/04/2005 10:13:06 AM PDT · by MississippiMan · 311 replies · 4,153+ views
    My Enquiring Mind | 6/4/2005 | MississippiMan
    I may have a couple job interviews coming up in NYC, for NYC positions, and am looking into the feasibility first. I'd have to stay there a number of months while the MS home is prepared for sale, sold, etc. etc. While I've been to NYC a number of times, I'd know zero about where to look for an apartment, how much to expect to pay, yada yada. The positions would be in Manhattan, but that's all I know at the moment. Anyone care to offer any insights? Thanks... MM
  • Child-sex Sting by FBI Results in 8 Arrests (NAMBLA)

    02/18/2005 8:49:27 AM PST · by MississippiMan · 52 replies · 1,734+ views
    SignOnSandiego.com ^ | February 15, 2005 | Onell R. Soto
    Child-sex sting by FBI results in 8 arrests A.ptnavbar:link, A.ptnavbar:visited, A.ptnavbar:hover, ptnavbar {FONT-SIZE:11px; FONT-FAMILY:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; color:000099;}       | |       Child-sex sting by FBI results in 8 arrests Agent infiltrated man/boy love groupBy Onell R. Soto UNION-TRIBUNE STAFF WRITERFebruary 15, 2005Seven men whom authorities link to a national group advocating sexual relationships between men and boys were arrested Saturday as they headed to Ensenada in hopes of molesting children, the FBI said yesterday.Three of the men were arrested at Harbor Island in a sting orchestrated by an undercover agent who infiltrated the North American Man/Boy Love Association,...
  • KERRY DEBATE ACTIONS BEING SEVERELY MISIDENTIFIED, EVEN AT FOX; ACTION NEEDED

    10/04/2004 12:03:24 PM PDT · by MississippiMan · 188 replies · 6,747+ views
    Various | October 4, 2004 | MississippiMan
    The issue of what Kerry brought with him to the podium is not a petty one. A candidate who had simply a list of talking points on paper would be at a huge advantage vs. the other participant who played by the rules. Based on the most recent reports here, it sounds as if even Fox News is about to forget and drop the issue, since they've declared that they're 99% certain the object in question is a pen. It's hard to fathom what's going on here, unless they're viewing an incomplete clip of what took place. For even the...
  • Need advice from North Idaho freepers...

    06/14/2004 12:09:14 PM PDT · by MississippiMan · 31 replies · 719+ views
    My Inquiring Mind | 6/14/2004 | MississippiMan
    The dear bride and I have decided to take a little junket to North Idaho, a place I've been longing to visit for years. We want to fly into (insert appropriate airport), rent a car, and just head out. We want to see some spectacular mountain scenery, hopefully find some quaint places to spend the night for three or four nights. For those of you from this area, where should we fly into? And what's the best route to take on our drive, to encounter the above? Many thanks, and sorry for the vanity. MM
  • Of Grandchildren & Monsters

    05/22/2004 12:42:55 PM PDT · by MississippiMan · 15 replies · 33+ views
    5/22/2004 | MississippiMan
    I recently became a first-time grandfather, when my daughter-in-law gave birth to a beautiful, healthy baby girl. (She's only the third girl on my side of the family in the past 76 years, but that's another story.) I held her when she was less than an hour hold, and the experience was even more moving than I expected. Such perfection, such tiny little features, a living, breathing human being in its first hour of independent life. Profound. Miraculous. Many, many of you know the feeling, no doubt. As I held her, and studied the curve of her tiny lips, the...
  • FReeper Attorneys & Law Enforcement: Questions

    04/13/2004 1:53:35 PM PDT · by MississippiMan · 12 replies · 127+ views
    My Enquiring Mind | 4/13/2004 | MississippiMan
    First, my apology for the vanity. Sometimes, there's nowhere else to go to get practical, trustworthy answers. And this topic may be of interest to a lot of other FReepers--it's cool stuff! I'm setting up a digital forensics lab, and have a couple of questions I hope some FReeper attorneys and LE personnel will answer, since that will be our two largest client groups. We'll be offering three core services: Data Forensics, aka CyberForensics, aka Computer Forensics: Finding, preserving, extracting, analyzing, and presenting evidence from computers. This evidence is quite often data that someone deleted, or at least tried to...
  • Any really good Flash artists here on FR?

    04/09/2004 4:40:49 PM PDT · by MississippiMan · 16 replies · 133+ views
    4/9/2004 | MississippiMan
    I have a couple of smallish projects crying out for a talented Macromedia Flash artist. I prefer to do business with conservatives whenever possible, so I thought I'd check to see if there are any good ones here on FR I can afford. Freepmail me if interested. Thanks... MM
  • PHOTO of objects dug up in Iraq; can anyone identify?

    12/13/2003 12:12:52 PM PST · by MississippiMan · 123 replies · 207+ views
    Wondering if anyone can identify these things? Dug up recently in Iraq. Click here for high-rez
  • Research help for article needed. (Cable TV)

    11/16/2003 8:30:02 PM PST · by MississippiMan · 1 replies · 33+ views
    11/16/2003 | MississippiMan
    I'm working on an article about the different kinds of cable service currently available around the country, costs, equipment, etc. etc. I'm hoping some of you will help me out by answering a few questions via e-mail or freepmail. Nothing terribly time consuming at all, just a a few brief questions about your cable service. If anyone is willing to help, please post a response to this thread or freepmail me. Thanks... MM
  • Heading in a Novel Direction (Jimmy Carter's revisionist historical fiction)

    11/03/2003 9:15:03 AM PST · by MississippiMan · 16 replies · 175+ views
    Newsweek / MSNBC ^ | 11-4-2003 | Malcolm Jones
    Heading in a Novel Direction Jimmy Carter, apparently concerned there’s not enough on his resume, tries fiction By Malcolm JonesNEWSWEEK Nov. 10 issue — Anyone who has ever met a famous person knows the feeling: it’s weirdly like meeting someone you’ve met already. So when you meet Jimmy Carter, know this going in: most of what you thought you knew is true.
  • Arafat in Serious Need of Dental Attention

    10/04/2003 9:06:41 PM PDT · by MississippiMan · 29 replies · 124+ views
    Have you ever seen a better candidate for these? Sheesh. MM
  • The Evolution of Teaching Math

    09/23/2003 8:47:31 PM PDT · by MississippiMan · 3 replies · 119+ views
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    Teaching Math in 1950: A logger sells a truckload of lumber for $100. His cost of production is 4/5 of the price. What is his profit? ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Teaching Math in 1960: A logger sells a truckload of lumber for $100. His cost of production is 4/5 of the price, or $80. What is his profit? ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Teaching Math in 1970: A logger exchanges a set "L" of lumber for a set "M" of money. The cardinality of set "M" is 100. Each element is worth one dollar. Make 100 dots representing the elements of the set "M." The set "C,"...
  • APA discusses conservatism as psychological disturbance (I'm serious; Cal Thomas article)

    08/06/2003 3:56:25 PM PDT · by MississippiMan · 23 replies · 132+ views
    Tribune Media via TownHall.com ^ | 7/29/03 | Cal Thomas
    <p>Liberal denial about all things conservative has passed the bizarre and arrived at the absurd.</p> <p>The American Psychological Association's Psychological Bulletin has published a study of why conservatives are the way they are. The study was conducted by four researchers, who, according to a press release from the University of California at Berkeley's (UCB) media relations office, "culled through 50 years of research literature about the psychology of conservatism." (Two of the researchers are professors at UCB, which apparently remains imprisoned in '60s dysfunctionality.) The researchers conclude that conservatives suffer from a disease or malady that makes them think the way they do.</p>
  • Infant found dead in car in hospital parking garage (another one)

    06/26/2003 10:07:14 AM PDT · by MississippiMan · 16 replies · 41+ views
    Daily Journal, Tupelo, MS ^ | 6/25/2003 10:56:04 PM | Camille Comer and Sandi P. Beason
    Infant found dead in car in hospital parking garage 6/25/2003 10:56:04 PMDaily Journal By Camille Comer and Sandi P. BeasonDaily Journal Police are investigating the death of an 8-month-old boy found inside a minivan in the North Mississippi Medical Canter employee parking garage. "Right now we don't know a whole lot," said Tupelo Police Detective Jerry Davis. "A lot of people are going to be questioned. ... We hope it was just an accident." Lee County Coroner Roy Barnett said 8-month-old Daniel H. Hamrick was discovered at approximately 4 p.m. Wednesday. His mother, whose name was not available late...
  • Carol Swain (Vanderbilt Professor) Weighs in on SCOTUS Decision

    06/24/2003 12:23:12 PM PDT · by MississippiMan · 18 replies · 72+ views
    June 24, 2003 | Carol Swain
    Nashville, TN June 24, 2003 Missing the Mark: The Survival of Racial Preferences By Carol M. Swain Professor of Law and Political Science Vanderbilt University The victory that affirmative action?s proponents scored in the University of Michigan Law School decision is a loss for our nation and it may well prove to be the death knell for amicable race relations in the future. Most Americans view the U.S. Supreme Court as being the place of last resort for fairness and equity. Poll after poll shows that the overwhelming majority of Americans of all races oppose the use of racial...
  • Microsoft Files 15 Spam Lawsuits

    06/18/2003 8:54:50 AM PDT · by MississippiMan · 5 replies · 77+ views
    TechWeb via Yahoo! ^ | June 18, 2003
    Microsoft Files 15 Spam Lawsuits Wed Jun 18, 3:35 AM ET Add Technology - TechWeb to My Yahoo! Microsoft said Tuesday that it has filed 15 lawsuits in the U.S. and U.K., charging defendants with violations of anti-spam law. The lawsuits charge that the defendants sent a total of 2 billion spam messages to MSN and Hotmail customers. ? More On Security & Privacy ? More On Software ? More On Small Biz ? More On Mobile & Wireless ? More On Product Reviews ? More On E-Business Missed Tech Tuesday?You can still check out our exclusive guide to getting...
  • Prayer request for friend of mine in terrible condition...

    06/04/2003 9:33:32 PM PDT · by MississippiMan · 40 replies · 168+ views
    6/4/2003 | MississippiMan
    On Sunday, a friend of mine was horseback riding deep in wooded trails. In summary, the horse flipped over backward on him and broke his back. This guy may be the most "wired" hyper individual I've ever known, and in addition to his dire physical straits, he's going absolutely nuts in the hospital. He has of course been flat on his back since he got there, and a HEFTY Dilaudid drip isn't killing the pain. Surgery is tomorrow, and they expect it to take all day to put the vertebra back together. Prayers for healing, guidance for the surgeon and...
  • Anyone have a copy of the Clinton "Omen" photo?

    05/17/2003 11:05:12 PM PDT · by MississippiMan · 21 replies · 130+ views
    Years ago, a picture was all over the net of Clinton in what I think was his first political victory parade when he had been elected Attorney General of Arkansas. He was riding down the street in some sort of open vehicle, and a movie theater marquee above him was advertising the movie THE OMEN. Does anyone happen to know where I can find a copy of that photo? Thanks much... MM
  • Brock sells film rights to BLINDED BY THE RIGHT

    05/07/2003 7:02:03 PM PDT · by MississippiMan · 13 replies · 187+ views
    MississippiMan
    X-Men and X-Men II producer David Hayter has bought film rights to David Brock's Blinded by the Right.MM
  • Right Turn at Two Largest New York (publishing) Houses

    04/23/2003 7:22:51 AM PDT · by MississippiMan · 8 replies · 639+ views
    Publishers Weekly ^ | April 23, 2003 | Steven Zeitchik
    Right Turn at Two Largest New York Houses Not that we're thinking of leaving our day jobs, but we've had a few publishing-consultant moments in the last few months that had us wondering in print why, political reasons aside, more big publishers didn't start cutting into the conservative-publishing pie that Regnery and a couple others have been feasting on these last few years. Now, within several days of each other, the country's two largest houses have announced their first incisions. Penguin says it will do fifteen new conservative-leaning titles in a yet-to-be-named imprint under Adrian Zackheim, who's been concentrating on...
  • For those interested in widespread biometric ID implementation...

    04/07/2003 9:44:52 AM PDT · by MississippiMan · 5 replies · 676+ views
    I would like to extend a special invitation for you to participate in the thirteenth installment of International Biometric Group's "Biometric Business and Technology" teleconference series to be held on Thursday, April 10 at 1:00 pm ET. Dennis Carlton, Director of Washington DC Operations at IBG, will be hosting a discussion on the use of biometrics in driver's license operations. The call will examine existing deployments of biometrics in motor vehicle departments, and will focus on the use of biometrics to guard against duplicate enrollments and to facilitate the identity verification of license holders. The call will last one hour...