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  • Hee Hee Heeeee !!!

    06/14/2006 6:53:51 AM PDT · by knarf · 6 replies · 338+ views
    My strange way of looking at things | June 14, 2006 | knarf
    September 11, 2001 ... Atlas shrugged (with apologies to Ayn Rand)We, as Americans were forced out of our go-nowhere political doldrums by a horrific attack on U.S. soil by, as sneak attacks go .. a fairly effective action.Since then, we've been bombarded (no pun intended) with the word and concept of "terrorism".Terrorism and terrorists have been analyzed every which way and loose .. and to the un-interested, we seemed to be going nowhere fast.Well .. it seems .. we are about to be vindicated ... The President of the United States of America snuck into Iraq, had a meeting, snuck...
  • 'Washington Post' To Cut 80 Newsroom Jobs, Sources Say (Dinosaur Media Extinction Alert!!)

    03/10/2006 8:28:15 AM PST · by abb · 66 replies · 1,673+ views
    Editor & Publisher ^ | March 10, 2006 | Joe Strupp
    NEW YORK The Washington Post plans to cut at least 80 newsroom jobs through attrition and buyouts, according to sources at the paper who said editors began giving staffers the bad news on Thursday in meetings and will continue today. "My understanding is that the editors and managing editors brought this up with other issues of downsizing, but with no layoffs," said one source in the metro staff, which got first word of the news in a meeting Thursday. "It looks like through attrition and buyouts." Another source in the national staff said a meeting was being held this morning...