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  • (Wesley Clark is) Not Like Ike

    08/30/2003 2:16:59 PM PDT · by Pokey78 · 14 replies · 276+ views
    Washington Post ^ | 08/31/03 | George F. Will
    For some Republicans, Howard Dean's supremacy among Democratic presidential aspirants -- $10 million expected to be raised in the July-September quarter; a 21-point lead in New Hampshire -- causes merriment. They think a Dean nomination, featuring opposition to the war, enthusiasm for higher taxes and approbation for same-sex civil unions, would mean four more years of what Dean considers the Bush-Ashcroft Terror. Unless Dean wins. Which is unthinkable.
  • If I had my way, 'fun' would be banned

    08/25/2003 3:13:06 PM PDT · by TheMole · 20 replies · 405+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | August 21, 2003 | Andrew Gimson
    She was just having a bit of fun. So said a friend of Jemma-Anne Gunning, 18, the British teenager who was earlier this week sentenced to eight months in jail for indecent exposure on the Greek island of Rhodes. Gunning had defeated six other British girls to win the title "Miss Bottom 2003" in the resort of Faliraki after competing in a "strip-type" show. As Gunning herself put it: "Within only 10 hours of winning this funny contest, I found myself arrested, sleeping in a police cell, and dragged from a prosecutor to a magistrate, and eventually got hit with...
  • Turkish war jets harass U.S. air-transport east SE of Rhodes

    04/20/2003 2:53:07 PM PDT · by Phatheon · 12 replies · 248+ views
    Turkish war jets harass U.S. air-transport east SE of Rhodes 18/04/2003 23:31:46 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Two Turkish F-16 fighter jets on Friday morning harassed a U.S. airforce C-130 transport plane, flying 30 miles southeast of Rhodes, according to press reports. Greek fighter jets rushed to the area to recognize and intercept the Turkish fighters, which, however, departed right after their approach to the C-130, the same sources said.
  • Son Of Weatherman Is Rhodes Scholar

    12/09/2002 6:35:32 PM PST · by blam · 25 replies · 383+ views
    The Guardian ^ | 12-10-2002 | Suzanne Goldenberg
    Son of Weathermen is Rhodes scholar Suzanne Goldenberg in Washington Tuesday December 10, 2002 The Guardian It is, possibly, a choice that would have the imperialist Cecil Rhodes rolling in his grave: the award of a Rhodes scholarship to the son of two icons of 1970s American radicalism, currently serving life terms for a deadly armed robbery. Chesa Boudin, 22, a final year student at Yale University, hoped yesterday that news of his triumph had filtered through the maximum security of the New York prison systems where his parents, Kathy Boudin and David Gilbert have been jailed since he was...