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    12/05/2016 11:02:07 PM PST · by Jeff Chandler · 65 replies
    Headline of the Day Poll Who should be on the $20 bill? Andrew Jackson Harriet Tubman Ronald Reagan Vote
  • Everything You Need To Know About Socialism in 20 Quotes

    01/12/2016 4:17:06 AM PST · by Kaslin · 23 replies ^ | Jan 12, 2016 | John Hawkins
    1) "The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money." -- Margaret Thatcher 2) "It is the common error of Socialists to overlook the natural indolence of mankind; their tendency to be passive, to be the slaves of habit, to persist indefinitely in a course once chosen. Let them once attain any state of existence which they consider tolerable, and the danger to be apprehended is that they will thenceforth stagnate; will not exert themselves to improve, and by letting their faculties rust, will lose even the energy required to preserve them from deterioration. Competition...
  • Twenty or 21 women brought to Colombia hotel by agents, military -senator

    04/17/2012 4:10:27 PM PDT · by Nachum · 31 replies
    yahoo ^ | 4/17/12 | Reuters
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Twenty or 21 women were brought back to the hotel in Colombia by U.S. Secret Service agents and members of the U.S. military in an incident last week involving alleged misconduct with prostitutes, U.S. Senator Susan Collins said on Tuesday. Collins was briefed by the director of the Secret Service, Mark Sullivan, on Monday evening. "There are 11 agents involved. Twenty or 21 women foreign nationals were brought to the hotel, but allegedly Marines were involved with the rest," the Republican senator said in comments emailed to Reuters by her spokesman. (Reporting By Susan Cornwell; Editing by...
  • Got a Twenty in Your Wallet?

    12/16/2011 9:00:58 AM PST · by Reaganite Republican · 11 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | December 16, 2011 | Reaganite Republican
    This is pretty wild- You'll need a fresh twenty (Gipper one won't work!): 1) Fold a new-series $20 bill in half the long way, green-back out: 2) Then crease again, precisely as illustrated: 3) Fold the other end up to match: Remind you of anything? 4) Now just turn it over... Yikes!  Coincidence? Then there's this, same bill: Nice, huh- But why the new Twenty...? 9 + 11 = 20... that would be one explanation. Hey, if you can't see the conspiracy at play... I'll get Ron Paul in here to back me up, he probably loves this crap lol
  • Alien encounters 'within twenty years'

    06/27/2011 9:04:38 PM PDT · by Nachum · 64 replies ^ | 6/27/11 | Reuters
    Russian scientists expect humanity to encounter alien civilisations within the next two decades, a top Russian astronomer said on Monday. "The genesis of life is as inevitable as the formation of atoms ... Life exists on other planets and we will find it within 20 years," said Andrei Finkelstein, director of the Russian Academy of Sciences' Applied Astronomy Institute, according to the Interfax news agency. Speaking at an international forum dedicated to the search for extraterrestrial life, Finkelstein said 10% of the known planets circling suns in the galaxy resemble Earth. If water can be found there, then so can...

    06/11/2009 4:49:33 PM PDT · by JesusBmyGod · 119 replies · 3,561+ views
    Prayers for the people ^ | 06/10/2009 | Charmaine Eggers
    20 FOLD, 20 FOLD, JUDGMENT IS UPON AMERICA On June 08, 2009, I saw the following photo at (photo of the $20 over the White House) Underneath the picture was this caption: CHINA AIRS FEARS ON DOLLAR, DEBT. I IMMEDIATELY heard these words: 20-fold, 20-FOLD, again I say, 20-FOLD is come upon this White House and upon this land." Stunned, I asked the Lord, the Great God of Heaven and Earth, "What does this mean?" This prophetic word has taken two days to come forth for me. The following is the interpretation of the photo and the matter. DESCRIPTION...
  • Twenty Years In Prison For Having Sex With His Wife

    02/09/2006 5:31:44 AM PST · by freepatriot32 · 224 replies · 6,049+ views
    William J. Hetherington has been incarcerated in Michigan prisons for more than 20 years for having sex with his wife Linda. In 1986, he became the first man in Genesee County convicted of the new Michigan crime called spousal rape. Linda was not a battered wife; she testified at the trial that he had never beaten her in their 16 years of marriage. Hetherington was honorably discharged from the U.S. Air Force, received a National Defense Service Medal, and had no police record of any sort. The sentencing guideline for this new offense was 12 months to 10 years but,...

    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!
  • They're Terrorists - Not Activists

    09/07/2004 10:36:59 AM PDT · by forty_years · 5 replies · 609+ views ^ | September 7, 2004 | Daniel Pipes
    "I know it when I see it" was the famous response by a U.S. Supreme Court justice to the vexed problem of defining pornography. Terrorism may be no less difficult to define, but the wanton killing of schoolchildren, of mourners at a funeral, or workers at their desks in skyscrapers surely fits the know-it-when-I-see-it definition.The press, however, generally shies away from the word terrorist, preferring euphemisms. Take the assault that led to the deaths of some 400 people, many of them children, in Beslan, Russia, on September 3. Journalists have delved deep into their thesauruses, finding at least twenty euphemisms...
  • AIDS Pandemic Reduces Life Expectancy In Africa By Twenty Years

    12/18/2003 3:54:24 PM PST · by blam · 20 replies · 402+ views
    Independent (UK) ^ | 12-19-2003 | Maxine Frith
    Aids pandemic reduces life expectancy in Africa by twenty years By Maxine Frith 19 December 2003 The full scale of the devastation wreaked on Africa by the Aids epidemic was revealed in the World Health Organisation's annual report yesterday. Life expectancy in some African countries has fallen by 20 years in the past decade, mainly due to the HIV/Aids crisis. Child and adult mortality rates in more than a dozen sub-Saharan countries have increased in the past 10 years, even as life expectancy in developed countries is improving. The WHO report uses a simple comparison to highlight the issue: a...
  • FYI: New Peach-Colored $20 Bills to Make Debut Oct. 9

    09/09/2003 12:18:46 AM PDT · by PureSolace · 66 replies · 508+ views
    WASHINGTON -- The new peach-hued U.S. $20 bill will be introduced at U.S. banks and businesses Oct. 9, officials plan to announce today, Tuesday's Wall Street Journal reported. The Federal Reserve (news - web sites) and Treasury will flood the U.S. and overseas outlets with up to 900 million of the new notes next month, issuing only the new $20 through the end of October and withholding previously circulated $20s until November. The idea is to get consumers, businesses and money handlers accustomed to the pretty new note. Officials say adaptation of machinery, training of retail employees and other preparations...
  • Old Hickory, Hang on to Your Noggin

    05/26/2003 7:08:16 AM PDT · by eddie willers · 7 replies · 333+ views
    N.Y. Times online ^ | May 26, 2003 | SARAH BOXER
    CRITIC'S NOTEBOOKOld Hickory, Hang on to Your NogginBy SARAH BOXER sn't it a little weird that the United States government's campaign this month announcing the fall introduction of its new, colorful, counterfeit-resistant $20 bill — a bill with faint peach, turquoise and gold tones — is called "The New Color of Money"? Wasn't "The Color of Money" a movie about a pool hustler named Fast Eddie Felson? In the spirit of patriotic gambling, I went to a cash machine and took out a whole lot of money, hoping that at least one bill that popped out would be a pre-1998...
  • Oregon Libertarian Party helps defeat $725 million tax increase

    01/31/2003 6:56:38 PM PST · by freepatriot32 · 79 replies · 695+ views
    libertarian party ^ | 1/31/03 | libertarian party
    Oregon voters have rejected a temporary income tax surcharge -- handing a major victory to the state Libertarian Party, which led the fight against the proposed tax hike. On January 28, in a statewide referendum, voters rejected Measure 28 by 55%-45%. Had it passed, the initiative would have raised taxes by $725 million over three years. "We are very happy tonight," said Oregon LP Executive Director Richard Burke, as the magnitude of the anti-tax vote became clear. "We were very surprised by the margin." Just eight days earlier, a statewide poll by Portland's KATU Television had said the vote was...
  • The Twenty Most Annoying Liberals of 2002

    12/28/2002 8:44:23 AM PST · by Houmatt · 69 replies · 555+ views
    me | December 28, 2002 | Houmatt
    Now accepting nominations for YOUR list of twenty. Nominations will close on 12 am January 1, 2003, and the results will be posted later the same day. Have fun and don't spare the venom!
  • Where's George?

    09/08/2002 7:26:14 PM PDT · by petuniasevan · 394+ views
    < snip >Welcome!Do you ever wonder where that paper money in your pocket has been, or where it will go next? This is the place to find out. All you need to do is enter the denomination, series, and serial number of any US dollar bill, and your current USA ZIP or Canadian Post Code in the box below. If you are from Canada, be sure to checkout Where's Willy? to track your Canadian Currency!
  • 20 Dollar Conspiracy

    05/17/2002 7:20:26 PM PDT · by ABC123 · 32 replies · 2,254+ views ^ | 05-17-02 | Glenn Beck
    FRIDAY, MAY 17, 2002 Coincidence or Conspiracy? The new U.S. $20 dollar bill contains hidden pictures of the World Trade Center and Pentagon attacks! Yes! see for yourself... 1st) FOLD A NEW $20 BILL THIS WAY 2nd) CONTINUE TO FOLD THIS WAY Compare your fold precisely to this picture. 3rd) FOLD THE RIGHT SIDE UNDER, exactly as you folded the left side. You'll immediately see the Pentagon ablaze! (red circle) 4th) NOW FLIP IT OVER AND SEE OTHER SIDE The Twin Towers of the World Trade Center are hit and smoking. What are the odds that a simple geometric folding...
  • Twenty facts about Israel and the Middle East

    04/26/2002 10:25:17 AM PDT · by visagoth · 7 replies · 1,274+ views
    Empower America. ^ | 24 April 2002 | Bill Bennett, Jack Kemp, and Jeane Kirkpatrick
    Twenty facts about Israel and the Middle East 4/24/2002 On April 24, 2002, Bill Bennett, Jack Kemp, and Jeane Kirkpatrick issued an open memorandum (attached below) about Israel and the Middle East. These 20 facts will help serve as a primer for those trying to understand the historical context of the ongoing conflict in the Middle East. The world's attention has been focused on the Middle East. We are confronted daily with scenes of carnage and destruction. Can we understand such violence? Yes, but only if we come to the situation with a solid grounding in the facts of the...