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  • How Ants Survive Flooding by Forming Giant Rafts

    10/09/2015 10:23:05 AM PDT · by Purdue77 · 40 replies
    National Geographic ^ | 10/06/2015 | Brian Clark Howard
    When waters start to flood a fire ant colony, they take evasive action. Worker ants link legs and mouths together, weaving a raft in a process that can take less than two minutes (see pictures).
  • Falling Stars, Damnable Heresy, and the Spirit of Evolution

    09/20/2013 4:29:03 AM PDT · by spirited irish · 2,965 replies
    Renew America ^ | Sept. 19, 2013 | Linda Kimball
    “Who is a liar but he that denieth that Jesus is the Christ? He is antichrist, that denieth the Father and the Son” (1 John 2:22). “And the fifth angel sounded the trumpet, and I saw a star fall from heaven upon the earth, and there was given to him the key of the bottomless pit." (Rev. 9:1) In his Concise Commentary Matthew Henry identifies falling stars as tepid, indecisive, weak or apostate clergy who, "Having ceased to be a minister of Christ, he who is represented by this star becomes the minister of the devil; and lets loose the...
  • 'Netanyahu should prepare himself for the cage!' Iran warns Israelis they should flee

    08/16/2011 10:48:44 AM PDT · by Nachum · 37 replies
    WND ^ | 8/16/11 | Reza Kahlili
    Editor's Note: The writer is the author of "A Time to Betray," a book about his double life as a CIA agent in Iran's Revolutionary Guards. Iran is warning Israel that its citizens should flee the Middle East or face annihilation. The chief commander of Iran's Basiji forces, Brig. Gen. Mohammad-Reza Naghdi, recently stated that Iran has no option but to destroy Israel. Ratcheting up the war of words, Naghdi is now threatening Israelis in the "occupied lands" that they are surrounded by mujahedeen of Islam bent on their destruction. "I quote our supreme leader, Imam Khamenei, who clearly stated...
  • 'We recognize Israel, they should recognize Palestine'

    06/30/2011 9:49:37 PM PDT · by Nachum · 12 replies
    jpost ^ | 7/1/11 | staff
    Abbas tells Dutch parliament US, EU, Russia working to resume talks; says UN statehood bid not meant to "dismiss or delegitimize Israel." Talkbacks (13) Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on Thursday said that the Palestinian people recognize Israel's right to exist and they hope the Israeli government will respond by "recognizing the Palestinian state on the borders of the land occupied in 1967." The PA president's comments came in a speech to the Dutch parliament in the Hague. Official Palestinian news agency WAFA quoted Abbas as saying, "Our primary goal is peace negotiations with the Israeli side and I hope...
  • Should Israel Pull Back to '67 Borders to Create Palestinian State?

    President Obama on Thursday endorsed Palestinians' demand for their own state based on borders that existed before the 1967 Middle East war. The move comes ahead of Isreali Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech next week to a joint session of Congress. Do you agree with Obama's decision? Share your thoughts, answer our question then click "Leave a Comment." Should Israel Pull Back to '67 Borders to Create Palestinian State?
  • SWC: Israel Should Reject a Return to 1967 'Auschwitz' Borders

    05/19/2011 11:41:42 AM PDT · by Nachum · 8 replies
    The Simon Wiesenthal Center commended President Obama's call for further democratization in the Arab world but expressed deep disappointment that he called for Israel's return to the pre-June 1967 borders. "We welcome the President's recognition of Israel's security needs and that Hamas cannot be a partner in the peace process, but a call to a return to 1967 borders as the basis for negotiations, even with 'land swaps' is a non-starter, when at least half of the Palestinian rulers are committed to Israel's destruction," said Rabbis Marvin Hier and Abraham Cooper, founder and dean, and associate dean of the Simon...
  • Rep. Allen West faces tough questions at town hall in Pompano Beach

    05/18/2011 5:00:20 AM PDT · by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! · 52 replies ^ | May 17, 2011 | Anthony Man, Sun Sentinel
    Rep. Allen West, R-Plantation, delivered a vintage performance Tuesday — full of confidence, never backing down — even when facing a somewhat restive audience posing sometimes hostile questions. Judging from the applause, most of the town hall audience of about 300 at the Pompano Beach Civic Center was supportive of West. And when several people who didn't like the congressman, what he was saying, or the format interrupted with shouts from the floor, the majority's displeasure was clear. Anne Deon, of Fort Lauderdale, repeatedly yelled out a demand that Congress increase taxes on big corporations and people in the crowd...
  • Sick PCs should be banned from the net says Microsoft

    10/06/2010 12:08:46 PM PDT · by Nachum · 90 replies
    BBC News ^ | 10/6/10 | Staff
    Virus-infected computers that pose a risk to other PCs should be blocked from the net, a senior researcher at software giant Microsoft suggests. The proposal is based on lessons from public health, said Scott Charney of the firm's Trustworthy Computing team. It is designed to tackle botnets - networks of infected computers under the control of cybercriminals. Putting machines in temporary quarantine would stop the spread of a virus and allow it to be cleaned.
  • It Could Have Been Worse Is Not A Defense For Bad Policy

    09/16/2010 1:16:58 AM PDT · by tysonbam · 13 replies
    Rancor News ^ | September 16th, 2010 | Tyson Bam
    Politics and Proving Negatives It could have been worse. The stimulus saved us from another great depression, right? Unemployment wouldn't go over 8 percent, but when it did, it could have been worse. Second quarter growth in 2010 slowed to 1.6 percent, but it could have been worse. In July home sales dropped 27.2 percent, and for new homes it dropped 12.4 percent, but it could have been worse. The stimulus was going to create millions of jobs, but then it just saved millions of jobs, but it could have been worse. Does anyone else feel duped? This administration has...
  • Why Should Anybody Work?

    07/14/2010 4:30:54 PM PDT · by Nachum · 31 replies · 1+ views
    irish examiner ^ | 7/14/10 | Alicia Colon
    The young interracial couple moved into the garden apartments near my house, and, before long, neighbors were complaining about the noisy stereo blasting, the wild pot parties, and the gangster-type visitors to the complex. Women expressed concern for the couple's young infant being exposed to the pot smoke and pondered calling Social Services to report them. Others warned against this, afraid of retribution by the couple's scary looking friends who were overheard planning a robbery with a handgun. Homeowners worried about their property values further declining and blamed the landlord of the complex for accepting Section 8 renters. The landlord...
  • Should Obama Control the Internet(Let wing Mag, Mother Jones!)

    04/04/2009 9:27:00 PM PDT · by Nachum · 19 replies · 927+ views
    Mother Jones ^ | 4/2/09 | Steve Aquino
    Should President Obama have the power to shut down domestic Internet traffic during a state of emergency? Senators John Rockefeller (D-W. Va.) and Olympia Snowe (R-Maine) think so. On Wednesday they introduced a bill to establish the Office of the National Cybersecurity Advisor—an arm of the executive branch that would have vast power to monitor and control Internet traffic to protect against threats to critical cyber infrastructure. That broad power is rattling some civil libertarians.
  • World should avoid repeat of 'Great Depression': top economist-(Heh Dr. Should)

    01/04/2009 5:02:19 PM PST · by Flavius · 14 replies · 739+ views
    afp ^ | 1/4/09 | afp
    MADRID (AFP) – The world is facing a serious recession but should avoid a repeat of the Great Depression it experienced in the 1930s, a top US economist said Sunday in an interview published in Spain. This recession would be more serious than others, but not as hard as the Great Depression, Jeffrey Sachs, a special advisor to the United Nations secretary general, told the daily El Pais.
  • Christians 'should wear veil'

    04/25/2008 6:06:26 PM PDT · by Nachum · 58 replies · 229+ views
    The Australian ^ | 4/26/2008 | Natalie O'Brien
    OUTSPOKEN Muslim cleric Taj Din al-Hilali says the Bible "mandates" the wearing of the veil by Christian women. Writing in a new book, Sheik Hilali, who lost his job as mufti of Australia after comparing scantily clad women to uncovered meat, argues that the Bible and the Koran make similar demands of a woman's modesty. Sheik Hilali, who remains the head of Australia's largest mosque, in the southwestern Sydney suburb of Lakemba, says the purpose of the book is to show the commonalities of Islam with the Jewish and Christian faiths when it comes to women's modesty and clothing. In...
  • Another Perspective, Specifics

    01/07/2008 3:45:24 AM PST · by tiger-one · 5 replies · 94+ views
    The American Spectator. ^ | January 7, 2008 | Ben Stein
    As I watched the speeches of the victors in the Iowa caucuses, I was stunned at how vague the comments of the candidates were. "Unity." "Change." "Hope." "Faith." What do these words mean besides evoking vague memories of films of Der Fuhrer screaming "Ein Reich, Ein Volk, Ein Fuhrer" to wild masses at Nuremberg? Mostly nothing, I suspect. So, from my safe little office in Rancho Mirage, California, I will start to offer some specifics of what government can do to redeem these vague phrases. A pledge that if the candidate is President, he will: Not allow there to be...
  • Disgraceful Nifong should depart

    12/28/2006 7:14:25 AM PST · by cougar_mccxxi · 74 replies · 2,320+ views
    Star News Online ^ | 27 December 2006 | Star News
    Mike Nifong has demonstrated that he is not ethically or professionally fit to prosecute a littering case, much less the sexual assault case involving three Duke lacrosse players.
  • EU Should Run Aslylum Policy, Says Sarkozy

    09/28/2006 5:54:03 PM PDT · by blam · 2 replies · 265+ views
    The Telegraph(UK) ^ | 9-29-2006 | David Rennie
    EU should run asylum policy, says Sarkozy By David Rennie in Brussels (Filed: 29/09/2006) National governments should surrender their powers to judge whether asylum seekers are genuine to a new "single European asylum office", Nicolas Sarkozy is expected to say today. The office would be staffed by officials on secondment from their countries, but would judge asylum applications according to EU rules. Mr Sarkozy, the French interior minister, is in Madrid for a summit of eight EU countries facing large flows of illegal migrants and asylum seekers. A copy of his speech to the summit was leaked to AFP, the...
  • Why Christians should welcome, rather than stigmatize, unwed mothers and their children.

    09/20/2006 6:23:31 AM PDT · by freepatriot32 · 386 replies · 3,924+ views ^ | 9 16 06 | Amy Laura Hall
    Margaret Sanger, the founder of Planned Parenthood, had a way with words. In 1922, she wrote a book chapter titled "The Cruelty of Charity." Charity toward the poor, especially toward poor immigrants, she opined, only "encourages the healthier and more normal sections of the world to shoulder the burden of unthinking and indiscriminate fecundity of others, which brings with it … a dead weight of human waste."
  • What You Should Do To Prepare For An Epidemic (DHHS)

    03/13/2006 10:10:32 AM PST · by blam · 285 replies · 5,447+ views
    ABC News ^ | 3-12-2006 | Lara Setrakian
    What You Should Do to Prepare for an EpidemicStock Up on Essentials and Have an 'Outbreak Plan'How To Protect Yourself Bird Flu How Would You Know If You Had Avian Flu?A Bit of Context on the Bird Flu Threat How To Protect Yourself By LARA SETRAKIAN March 12, 2006 — Will there be an outbreak of avian flu that threatens humans? Many experts disagree on when or if a human pandemic will occur, but do say there is a chance that the virus could mutate, leading to widespread infection. In that case, the best thing you and your family can...
  • Campaigning may be difficult after Katrina (NO mayoral elections should be no later than April 29)

    01/08/2006 6:51:26 AM PST · by Libloather · 5 replies · 470+ views
    Houma Today ^ | 1/08/06 | JEREMY ALFORD
    Campaigning may be difficult after Katrina By JEREMY ALFORD Courier Capitol Correspondent January 08. 2006 12:41AM BATON ROUGE -- While state officials have spent recent months devising a plan to hold elections in the hurricane-ravaged portions of Louisiana, those who run campaigns have been concocting new schemes for the actual campaigning process. It will certainly be a different picture from what voters and candidates find familiar. Deserted cities will complicate media launches, limited resources will make fund raising difficult, and hordes of displaced voters could forever change the face of get-out-the-vote efforts. Additionally, by all accounts, there will only be...
  • Should Hip Hop Take The Rap For Rioting (France)

    12/08/2005 5:14:34 PM PST · by blam · 11 replies · 524+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 12-8-2005 | Joe Muggs
    Should hip hop take the rap for rioting? (Filed: 08/12/2005) French politicians have called for legal action to be taken against hip hop musicians in the wake of the French riots. Joe Muggs reports The waves of riots that swept across France this year have had an unexpected consequence for the French music industry. Urban violence: hip hop has been blamed for the Paris riots Last week, 200 politicians backed a petition by MP François Grosdidier calling for legal action against several hip hop musicians for their aggressive lyrics. Although prime minister Dominique de Villepin immediately dismissed the idea, it...
  • Troops Should Talk About Afghanistan, Iraq Successes, Pace Says

    12/02/2005 4:42:35 PM PST · by SandRat · 10 replies · 297+ views
    American Forces Press Service ^ | Dec 2, 2005 | Gerry Gilmore
    WASHINGTON, Dec. 2, 2005 – All servicemembers and Defense Department civilians should take every opportunity to tell the media and the public about successes achieved in Iraq, the U.S. military's top officer said Dec. 1 during his address at the National Defense University here. During a question-and-answer session following his remarks on the president's "National Strategy for Victory in Iraq" report, Marine Gen. Peter Pace, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, listened to an NDU student talk about a gap in perception between the media and the government in regard to how operations in Afghanistan and Iraq are going....
  • New Mexico, Arizona Governors Debate Borders (should Minuteman Project get state & federal funding?)

    08/30/2005 4:26:43 PM PDT · by Libloather · 36 replies · 1,020+ views
    Daily Comet ^ | 8/30/05 | BARRY MASSEY
    New Mexico, Arizona Governors Debate Borders By BARRY MASSEY Associated Press Writer August 30. 2005 1:56PM With just three words - "state of emergency" - border state Govs. Bill Richardson of New Mexico and Janet Napolitano of Arizona injected urgency into a simmering national debate over illegal immigration. First Richardson, then Napolitano, declared a state of emergency this month in portions of their states along the border with Mexico. In doing so, they freed state money for local governments and law enforcement to cope with what they describe as increasing border crime and problems related to illegal immigration. Politically and...

    08/24/2005 4:15:35 PM PDT · by Libloather · 135 replies · 1,608+ views
    Wilmington Journal ^ | 8/06/05 | CASH MICHAELS
    SHOULD THE QU'RAN BE IN THE COURTROOM? WEEK OF AUGUST 4-10, 2005 by CASH MICHAELS The Wilmington Journal Originally posted 8/6/2005 “The basic purpose of using sworn testimony is to assure that the information being provided is truthful and as correct as is possible.”--Special Agent Dick Searle, Iowa Division Of Criminal Investigation “Do you swear to tell the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth, so help you God?” Those who have testified in a court of law anywhere in North Carolina or across the country recognize these words to be the oath administered to witnesses prior to...
  • 3 Million Homes 'Should Be Demolished' To Cut Global Warming

    05/29/2005 7:24:58 PM PDT · by blam · 144 replies · 2,637+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 5-30-2005 | Charles Clover
    3m homes 'should be demolished' to cut global warming By Charles Clover (Filed: 30/05/2005) Some 3.2 million homes must be demolished over the next 45 years to fulfil the Government's aspirations for tackling global warming, academics have warned. The report, by researchers at Oxford University's Environmental Change Institute and Heriot Watt University, is bound to re-ignite the controversy caused by the proposed demolition of 400,000 homes in the Midlands and the North. Households account for around 30 per cent of Britain's total energy use and the researchers conclude there is a "desperate need" for a clear strategy for housing stock...
  • Should taxpayer dollars be used to fund the Rush Limbaugh radio program?

    05/10/2005 4:23:57 AM PDT · by Libloather · 14 replies · 1,382+ views
    Rhino Times ^ | 5/05/05 | John Hammer
    Under the Hammer-May 5, 2005 By John Hammer This news is so shocking that it made the front page of The New York Times. The Public Broadcasting System has a liberal bias. It’s hard to believe, but according to the new Republican chairman of the board of the Public Broadcasting Corporation, National Public Radio and Television have a decidedly liberal point of view. It has shocked the employees at the national broadcasting system that a Republican would accuse them of not being nice to Republicans. According to a rumor, one senior producer even said he had invited a Republican over...
  • Poll: New Yorkers not sure Hillary Clinton should run for prez (Rudy the favorite)

    04/12/2005 4:15:55 PM PDT · by Libloather · 12 replies · 698+ views ^ | 4/12/05 | MARC HUMBERT
    Poll: New Yorkers not sure Clinton should run for prez By MARC HUMBERT AP Political Writer April 12, 2005, 2:43 PM EDT ALBANY, N.Y. -- While Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton's 2006 re-election chances look good unless Rudolph Giuliani challenges her New York voters aren't sure she should run for president in 2008, a statewide poll reported Tuesday. On the other hand, a slim majority of New York voters think Giuliani should run for president in 2008, according to the poll from the Marist College Institute for Public Opinion. **SNIP** Fifty-one percent of registered voters polled by Marist said they definitely...
  • The Philippines Should Become The 51st State

    02/23/2005 12:50:32 AM PST · by freepatriot32 · 56 replies · 4,165+ views ^ | Jan. 31, 2005 | Alan Srout
    The Republic of the Philippines is an archipeligo of over 7,100 islands located north of Malaysia, Australia and Indonesia in the Pacific Ocean and south of Taiwan. The Philippine Islands became a Spanish colony during the 16th century; they were ceded to the US in 1898 following the Spanish- American War. In 1935 the Philippines became a self-governing commonwealth. Manuel QUEZON was elected President and was tasked with preparing the country for independence after a 10-year transition. In 1942 the islands fell under Japanese occupation during WWII, and US forces and Filipinos fought together during 1944-45 to regain control. On...
  • In your opinion, Should Donald Rumsfeld Go or Stay? (Vanity)

    12/20/2004 4:37:21 AM PST · by crushelits · 40 replies · 556+ views
    crushelits | Dec. 20, 2004 | crushelits
  • On a Deadly Day in Iraq, Republicans Step Up Debate Over Whether Rumsfeld Should Stay

    12/19/2004 8:04:35 PM PST · by crushelits · 29 replies · 667+ views ^ | December 20, 2004 | Sheryl Gay Stolberg
    ASHINGTON, Dec. 19 - The continuing debate among Republicans over whether Donald H. Rumsfeld should remain as defense secretary grew more fractious on Sunday, as two prominent senators argued that removing Mr. Rumsfeld would disrupt the coming Iraqi elections, while a third, Senator Chuck Hagel of Nebraska, said he had "no confidence in Rumsfeld's leadership." Talk of the defense secretary's future dominated the television interview programs on a day when car bombs killed more than 60 people in the Iraqi cities of Najaf and Karbala. The debate was caught up in fresh accusations by both Democrats and Republicans about the...

    08/16/2002 7:39:49 AM PDT · by Merchant Seaman · 735 replies · 30,137+ views
    Annoyed Reader
    The purpose of's multiple message boards is to limit the topics for each board to particular topics. Posting the same message on all the boards defeats the purpose of multiple-boards for special topics. It is very annoying to see the same message on every bulletin board. PLEASE! DO THE READERS A FAVOR. STOP CROSS-POSTING YOUR MESSAGES!
  • CA: Schwarzenegger should abandon 'exotic' borrowing

    10/07/2004 10:38:25 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 10 replies · 381+ views
    Sac Bee ^ | 10/07/04 | Dan Walters
    California's constitution is long, convoluted and filled with too much minutiae. But one section that deserves to be there, and is pretty clear, is the part that prohibits state government from borrowing money without a vote of the people. Article 16, Section 1 says that the state shall not create any public debt that exceeds $300,000 unless the money is for a "single object or work" and is approved by a majority of the voters in a primary or general election. The idea is that lawmakers and governors who come and go shouldn't obligate future generations to repay debts run...
  • CA: State should think twice about gaming deals

    08/22/2004 9:42:03 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 3 replies · 293+ views
    San Diego Union-Tribune ^ | 8/22/04 | Op/Ed
    The law of unintended consequences has produced a stampede of Indian casinos across California. And the collateral damage caused by this profitable business is causing many proponents of Indian gaming to have second thoughts. When Gov. Gray Davis urged voter approval of a ballot proposition on Indian gaming four years ago, he spoke of a "modest expansion." The explosion of casinos since then has been incredible. And the revised compacts between Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and five more tribes – including San Diego County's tiny Ewiiaapaayp band, with its seven members – promises to raise the gaming stakes even higher. Should...
  • Republicans Say Governor Should Quit Immediately

    08/14/2004 5:10:14 PM PDT · by Libloather · 14 replies · 830+ views
    NY Times ^ | 8/14/04 | GEORGE JAMES
    Republicans Say Governor Should Quit Immediately By GEORGE JAMES Published: August 14, 2004 A day after Gov. James E. McGreevey turned the political world in New Jersey upside down by announcing that he had engaged in a sexual relationship with another man and would resign on Nov. 15, a group of Republican officials gathered outside the State House in Trenton to repeat their call for him to step down immediately and allow for a special election on Nov. 2. Later in the day, Senator Richard J. Codey - the majority leader and the man who will take over when Mr....
  • Should John Kerry lose, more delegates prefer Hillary Clinton in '08

    07/21/2004 4:52:22 PM PDT · by Libloather · 12 replies · 546+ views
    Daily American Republic ^ | 7/21/04 | GENARO C. ARMAS
    Should John Kerry lose, more delegates prefer Clinton in '08 By GENARO C. ARMAS ~ Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON (AP) -- Delegates to next week's Democratic National Convention already have an idea about 2008 if presidential candidate John Kerry should lose this fall: They would favor Hillary Rodham Clinton over John Edwards as their next standardbearer. An Associated Press survey found that the first-term New York senator is the choice of more than a quarter of the delegates while Edwards, recently tapped by Kerry to be his running mate, was favored by some 17 percent. Clinton -- former first lady,...
  • "Abortion: Parents should matter" POSTER you can copy & paste to print out 8.5"x11"

    07/17/2004 10:48:23 AM PDT · by IPWGOP · 17 replies · 737+ views ^ | 7/18/2004 | IPWGOP
    Here's my latest poster in the "Freedom Matters" series. The linked URL for this thread opens the LARGE size artwork so you can "copy, paste & print." It's sized for 8.5"x11" paper (you may need to resize it for your printer... the proportion is correct, though).You can print out as many of these as you wish... just no commercial endeavors, please.
  • Why The Right Will Lose

    06/14/2004 10:05:59 PM PDT · by clerk · 28 replies · 289+ views
    FreeRepublic | 6/14/2004 | Lee Kent Hempfling
    Why the Right Will Lose Conservative (right) or Liberal (left) are the terms given to the two opposing factions of society today. Neither one is accurate. The difference between the two sides is actually one of emotion. The left sees nothing as binary, except those who disagree with nothing being binary. There is no right and there is no wrong. There are no absolutes. The right sees nothing but binary, including those who disagree. There is right and there is wrong and there are choices every step of the way. Absolute choices. The reason for the difference is one of...
  • Bush Believes Aristide Should Resign

    02/27/2004 12:15:54 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 10 replies · 153+ views
    Yahoo! News ^ | 2/27/04 | George Gedda - AP
    WASHINGTON - The Bush administration believes the best way to avoid an armed rebel takeover in Haiti is for President Jean-Bertrand Aristide to resign and transfer power to his constitutional successor, a senior U.S. official said Friday. Meanwhile, the Marine Corps indicated that it is preparing a possible mission to waters off the coast of Haiti. Any such deployment would be aimed at deterring a potential refugee crisis and to protect the estimated 20,000 American citizens in Haiti. Secretary of State Colin Powell (news - web sites) signaled that direction in administration policy in remarks Thursday night, said the U.S....
  • DEA should give back patient's pot

    01/06/2004 12:53:32 AM PST · by freepatriot32 · 7 replies · 307+ views
    Oh, it's good to be the king. You float high above the law and plunder your subjects with impunity. Or so it seems in Routt County, where the local cops bring along a federal drug agent on their raids in hopes that his presence will immunize them from the sticky strictures of the Colorado Constitution. It's time someone told them they answer to state law, not the whims of a federal agent who happens to be hanging around. Last October a drug "task force" of nine, count 'em nine, agents, acting on a tip and armed with a warrant, raided...
  • Charities should sport better tactics for cash flow

    12/06/2003 11:25:06 AM PST · by freepatriot32 · 1 replies · 242+ views
    arizona republic ^ | Dec. 6, 2003 | Laurie Roberts
    <p>I'm thinking the Salvation Army is going about this whole fund-raising thing all wrong.</p> <p>Those fine folks are still tied to antiquated ways, depending on red kettles and warm hearts to get them what they need. They still cling to the hope that the ringing of their bells will result in the ringing of spare change outside shopping centers and grocery stores across the Valley.</p>
  • Doctor Takes Ads To Say He Should Have Won (Nobel Prize)

    10/10/2003 6:17:56 PM PDT · by blam · 28 replies · 323+ views
    Independent (UK) ^ | 10-11-2003 | Dan Gledhill
    Doctor takes ads to say he should have won By Dan Gledhill 11 October 2003 An American doctor has attacked the result of this year's Nobel prize for medicine, saying that he should have been given a share of the award. Dr Raymond Damadian, who owns a patent on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) machines, took out a full-page advertisement in The New York Times yesterday and The Washington Post the day before, referring to the prize, which was given to scientists from Britain and America, as "The Shameful Wrong That Must Be Righted". The advertisement said the professors who won...
  • Bush Should Face Inquiry Over Iraq War, Says General (Clark)

    10/03/2003 6:14:47 PM PDT · by blam · 38 replies · 260+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 10-4-2003 | David Rennie
    Bush should face an inquiry over Iraq war, says general By David Rennie in Washington (Filed: 04/10/2003) General Wesley Clark, the front-runner in the Democratic race for the White House, launched a high-risk attack on American foreign policy yesterday when he said the Bush administration should face an investigation into possible "criminal" conduct in its drive to war. Gen Clark, who as Nato supreme commander led the war in Kosovo, accused the Bush administration of entering office already determined to attack Iraq, then seizing on the September 11 attacks as justification. Gen Wesley Clark He called for an independent review...
  • should kids get to vote?

    09/18/2003 10:43:04 AM PDT · by freepatriot32 · 166 replies · 1,406+ views
    aol news ^ | Sept. 17 2003 | Geraldine Sealey
    Sept. 17 -- Americans may be getting used to the Terminator on the ballot. But can they handle his teenage fans in the voting booth? Laura Finstad says yes. She works, pays taxes, and has been a political activist for years. And she's finally won the right to vote in the United States. Her big accomplishment? Turning 18 last Saturday. Finstad fumes about the law that made her wait so long and is campaigning for the voting rights of younger teenagers. The teen is gathering signatures for a petition to lower the voting age in suburban Takoma Park, Md. "Young...
  • Why True Conservatives Sould Not Support George W. Bush and the Neo-Con Agenda

    09/02/2003 5:26:15 AM PDT · by account banned or suspended · 111 replies · 484+ views
  • The Least Harm Principle Suggests that Humans Should Eat Beef, Lamb, Dairy, not a Vegan Diet

    08/29/2003 2:14:39 PM PDT · by freepatriot32 · 47 replies · 12,064+ views
    The Least Harm Principle Suggests that Humans Should Eat Beef, Lamb, Dairy, not a Vegan Diet. The following abstract and the aforementioned title were written by S.L. Davis, Department of Animal Sciences, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331.Wildlife Damage Control has received permission to reprint this abstract in its entirety which was "Previously published in the Proceedings of the Third Congress of the European Society for Agricultural and Food Ethics, 2001, pp 449-450." Again, this article was NOT written by Stephen Vantassel. See my version of this principle written long before this article at Uneasy Conscience of the Animal Rights...
  • Sex lessons for five-year-olds 'should be compulsory'

    07/12/2003 1:24:36 PM PDT · by freepatriot32 · 26 replies · 786+ views
    the gaurdian ^ | 7.12.03 | John Carvel
    Compulsory sex education for five-year-olds will be demanded today by government advisers on teenage pregnancy, as an essential step towards halving the under-18 concep tion rate by 2010. The teaching of sex and relationships in primary schools is not progressing fast enough to prepare children for the earlier onset of puberty, the Independent Advisory Group on Teenage Pregnancy will warn ministers in its annual report. The advisers have been encouraged by a 10% reduction in the teenage conception rate since 1998, and they attribute part of this improvement to more confident teaching of personal, social and health education (PSHE) in...
  • POLL:Should Trent Lott Resign?

    12/15/2002 6:54:54 PM PST · by TaRaRaBoomDeAyGoreLostToday! · 162 replies · 389+ views
    Should Trent Lott Resign? Click Here: Newsmax Poll.
  • Old fox Saddam turns the tables on Bush (FISK BARF ALERT)

    09/18/2002 1:30:51 AM PDT · by Happygal · 18 replies · 371+ views
    Irish Independent ^ | September 18, 2002 | Robert Fisk
    YOU'VE got to hand it to Saddam. In one brisk, neat letter to Kofi Annan, he pulled the rug from right under George Bush's feet. There was the American president last week, playing the role of multilateralist, warning the world that Iraq had one last chance through the UN to avoid Armageddon. "If the Iraqi regime wishes peace," he told us all in the General Assembly, "it will immediately and unconditionally forswear, disclose and remove or destroy all weapons of mass destruction, long range missiles and all related material." And that, of course, is the point. Saddam would do everything...