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  • 9 lawmakers want to arrest U.S. officials who implement Obamacare

    11/28/2012 1:44:19 PM PST · by TurboZamboni · 17 replies
    Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel ^ | 11-13-12 | Patrick Marley
    <p>Madison - As Gov. Scott Walker contemplates whether to create a state health care exchange under Obamacare, he will have to contend in the coming legislative session with nine lawmakers who have said they back a bill to arrest any federal officials who try to implement the health care law.</p>
  • Empire Strikes Back director Irvin Kershner dies

    11/29/2010 8:26:51 AM PST · by Borges · 35 replies
    BBC ^ | 29 November 2010
    According to Adriana Santini, Kershner - who also directed Sir Sean Connery in 1983 Bond film Never Say Never Again - died at home after a long illness. Born in Philadelphia in 1923, Kershner trained as a musician before making documentaries and then features. His other credits include Robocop 2 and Eyes of Laura Mars with Faye Dunaway. Known as "Kersh", the director previously worked with Connery on 1996 romantic drama A Fine Madness.
  • The Empire Strikes Back...30 years ago...

    05/22/2010 7:49:14 AM PDT · by Neoavatara · 71 replies · 964+ views
    Neoavatara ^ | May 22, 2010 | Neoavatara
    30 years. Three decades. Man, do I feel old. Many of you weren't even born in 1980. That is a scary thought. Me, I was 6 years old and a Star Wars fanatic from the first moment I saw the opening scene of the original movie. My generation didn't play cowboys-and-indians, or soldiers on a battlefield...we were Luke Skywalker, Han Solo and the rest of the characters from "A long time ago, in a galaxy far far away"...