Free Republic 3rd Quarter Fundraising Target: $88,000 Receipts & Pledges to-date: $76,673
87%  
Woo hoo!! And now over 87%!! Less than $11.5k to go!! Let's git 'er done!! Thank you all very much!!

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  • Who's the ding dong now, Avon? (Avon & Canada Oil sands)

    12/05/2010 5:39:37 AM PST · by listenhillary · 25 replies
    Calgary Herald ^ | 12/3/2010 | Calgary Herald
    Looking good is what Avon is all about, so it's not surprising that a cosmetics giant with annual revenues of $10 billion is concerned about its image. That, after all, is the motive behind Avon's boycott of fuel derived from Alberta's oil sands -- looking good. Never mind that oil banned from Alberta -- the most regulated and transparently sourced oil on the planet -- will have to be replaced by oil from some despotic regime but, hey, maybe you can put lipstick on a pig. "Avon recognizes its responsibility to the environment and the world's forests," said Tod Abreast,...
  • Botox jabs 'can give you depression'

    03/16/2009 12:57:59 PM PDT · by MyTwoCopperCoins · 10 replies · 323+ views
    The Times of India ^ | 17 March, 2009 | ANI
    LONDON: Botox injections can lead to depression, a new study has warned. The jabs help you get rid of wrinkles by partially freezing muscles but scientists have found that they also stop people from being able to express their feelings visually. That leads to them keeping emotions bottled up inside and perceiving the world in a negative way. "Suppressing negative emotions is something we do every day to be polite," the Sun quoted Dr Judith Grub, who led the research in Holland, as saying. "However, my research shows that paralysing muscles that help you to express emotion leads to internalising...