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  • N. Korea: NKorea to get Internet code (

    08/17/2007 8:03:58 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 20 replies · 810+ views
    AFP ^ | 08/18/07
    Saturday August 18, 12:02 AM NKorea to get Internet code SEOUL (AFP) - North Korea is expected to register an Internet country address this year as the isolated communist state takes cautious steps towards global information technology, an official said Friday. The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) is likely to approve North Korea's country domain ".kp" at a meeting in Los Angeles starting in October, Suh Jae-Chul, a board member, told AFP. "ICANN is expected to approve North Korea's country code top level domain as it did recently '.ps' for Palestine and '.eu' for the European Union,"...
  • There might be something about Islam

    07/15/2005 8:01:45 AM PDT · by manny613 · 51 replies · 1,072+ views
    As Brits stiffen their upper lips and politicians hustle to reiterate that Islam is not the problem, cognitive dissonance grips the planet. If Islam is not the problem, what is? And are we not inviting self-defeat by refusing to recognize that Islam is at least part of the problem? Now that xenophobes are licking their chops, let me offer the requisite disclaimer. Most Muslims despise the barbaric tactics of radicals who have hijacked their religion in order to justify killing innocent civilians. The majority of Muslims don't deserve contempt from non-Muslims any more than infidels deserve "justice" administered by maniacs.
  • No Stinking Empire

    01/26/2004 5:34:53 AM PST · by Theodore R. · 8 replies · 161+ views
    King Features Syndicate, Inc. ^ | 01-26-04 | Reese, Charley
    No Stinking Empire The Army of World War II, you might say, was the last Army of the republic. It performed great deeds, but there was not much luxury, not even for the generals and admirals. Nobody was paid much. Travel was by military plane, troop train or warship, even for generals, admirals and world leaders. Not so in today's imperial Army. According to Chalmers Johnson, an excellent writer, in his new book, "The Sorrows of Empire: Militarism, Secrecy, and the End of the Republic," the Defense Department maintains a fleet of 71 Lear jets, 13 Gulfstream IIIs and 17...