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  • Your Spouse Could Be a Space Alien (Where can I find one?)

    03/18/2004 6:32:06 PM PST · by DeFault User · 96 replies · 686+ views
    The old saying about men and women being from different planets isn't always a joke: You may really be married to someone from outer space! "As many as 5 million aliens are living in the United States after taking on human form," says Dr. James Kune, a physicist and former government UFO expert. "They're evenly split between male and female, and most of them are married though childless. "My research has determined that the average person has a 50-50 chance of being married to one." Dr. Kune says he has researched human-alien marriages for the past 10 years and uncovered...
  • Women Over 40 Biggest Online Gamers -Study

    02/11/2004 5:44:24 AM PST · by Dallas59 · 2 replies · 157+ views
    Al-Reuters via Yahoo ^ | 2/11/04 | Ben Berkowitz
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Think teenagers are spending all night long playing online games on the computer? Wrong -- it's their mothers burning the midnight oil. AOL, a unit of Time Warner Inc. (NYSE:TWX - news), released a study on Tuesday showing that U.S. women over the age of 40 spend nearly 50 percent more time each week playing online games than men and are more likely to play online games daily than men or teens. Of those women over 40 who had formed online friendships, AOL said, more than 20 percent converted those virtual connections into real-life relationships. Fueling...
  • A return to submissive wives?

    02/02/2004 4:27:19 AM PST · by shrinkermd · 226 replies · 1,233+ views
    Boston.com ^ | 2 February 2004 | Cathy Young
    QUITE A FEW people would probably rail against Laura Schlessinger, the radio pop psychologist known for her diatribes against abortion, working mothers, and gay rights, even if she said that you should be kind to animals and brush your teeth regularly. When "Dr. Laura" writes a book which pins most of the blame for modern marital problems on selfish, overly demanding women, that's bound to ruffle feathers.
  • King Asks Poor Swazis To pay For 11 Palaces For Wives

    01/12/2004 9:29:15 PM PST · by blam · 14 replies · 257+ views
    The Guardian (UK) ^ | 1-13-2004 | Rory Carroll
    King asks poor Swazis to pay for 11 palaces for wives Rory Carroll in Johannesburg Tuesday January 13, 2004 The Guardian (UK) He did not get a private jet, but King Mswati III has found another way to drain Swaziland's treasury: a palace for each of his 11 wives. Sub-saharan Africa's last absolute monarch has reportedly asked his government for £8m to redecorate three royal palaces and build 11 new ones - a big sum for a tiny country reeling from drought, food shortages and HIV/Aids. Most of the wives share a single palace and occupy guest houses, but before...
  • Wives of presidential candidates take varying approaches to campaign life [WITH PICS]

    01/07/2004 4:12:22 PM PST · by nwrep · 35 replies · 2,461+ views
    Knight Ridder Newspapers ^ | Jan. 07, 2004 | Dana Hull
    MANCHESTER, N.H. - Retired Army Gen. Wesley Clark was hosting an online "wireside chat" with voters, fielding questions about everything from the Army to Afghanistan, when Barb Stokes of Livonia, Mich., wrote in. "How did you meet your wife and is she active in this campaign?" she asked. "Barb, I met my wife at a dance in NY in 1964 … and she is helping me a lot in this campaign," Clark typed in reply. "She travels with me, and she has excellent judgment, great people skills and is a real source of inspiration. Wes." Clark is one of nine...
  • Thanks for the Memories, Present and Future

    12/30/2003 1:34:06 PM PST · by Congressman Billybob · 15 replies · 185+ views
    Special to FreeRepublic ^ | 30 December, 2003 | John Armor (Congressman Billybob)
    The air is cold, the skies are slate grey, threatening snow but not delivering it. At the end of the year the various networks are doing their retrospectives. The gallery of faces of those who died this year is always part of that. And in his centennial year, Bob Hope was among those. In the last days of the year I prefer to reflect not on what has been lost, but what is valuable and still here. Some engage in such reflection at Thanksgiving. Some, regrettably, never reflect on that. I prefer to meditate on such things at year’s end....
  • Muslims Urged to Marry More Wives

    09/16/2003 11:53:28 AM PDT · by ktw · 40 replies · 473+ views
    AllAfrica ^ | September 15, 2003 | Daily Trust (Abuja)-Salisu Zakari Maradun Gusau
    Muslims in the country have been urged to marry more than one wife so as to reduce the number of unmarried women (spinsters) roaming the streets of the cities without husbands.
  • A double life - Two families 20 miles apart

    06/04/2003 1:31:18 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 16 replies · 1,294+ views
    St. Petersburg Times ^ | June 4, 2003 | CHRISTOPHER GOFFARD and JOHN MARTIN
    They were two rich families living 20 miles apart, linked by a phantom. Douglas "Diesel" Cone, the road construction kingpin who paved many of Tampa Bay's highways, was married to Jean Ann Cone, a beloved socialite and philanthropist, for more than 50 years. Their house bordered the Palma Ceia Golf and Country Club in South Tampa. Their money helped build Berkeley Preparatory School, where they sent three children and served as trustees. The school's library was named for Mrs. Cone. She drove a Rolls. Donald Carlson was also a major Berkeley Prep benefactor, though one who never showed his face....
  • Suburban Wives Arm Themselves Against Terror (Soccer Moms Under Fire)

    05/30/2003 5:43:57 PM PDT · by blam · 20 replies · 443+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 5-31-2003 | David Rennie
    Suburban wives arm themselves against terror By David Rennie in Chantilly (Filed: 31/05/2003) It is midweek night at the Blue Ridge Arsenal and Ginger Wright, passionate gun owner and professional shooting coach, cannot seem to hit the centre of the target. Ginger Wright takes aim on the shooting range "I'm shooting in heels," she says with a laugh. "I don't usually shoot in heels." She steadies her .45 calibre Sig Sauer once more and the spent cartridges fly. Mrs Wright is shooting in a smart blue business suit, a pink blouse and heels. At her feet sits a canvas holdall...
  • The Ungaggable Teresa Heinz

    05/06/2003 5:44:54 AM PDT · by Cincinatus · 64 replies · 1,555+ views
    The Washington Post ^ | May 6, 2003 | Lloyd Grove
    Fabulously wealthy Teresa Heinz, wife of Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry, dishes an earful to writer Lisa DePaulo in the upcoming issue of Elle magazine -- such as her ambivalence about taking her second husband's surname and her requirement of a prenuptial agreement with the 59-year-old Massachusetts senator, whom she wed in 1995. "Now, politically, it's going to be Teresa Heinz Kerry, but I don't give a [bleep], you know?" explains the 64-year-old Heinz, who generally uses the surname of the late senator John Heinz (R-Pa.), who was killed in a 1991 plane crash. "There are other things to worry...
  • Military Wives Need Public's Support (shameful, shameful peacenik alert)

    02/06/2003 6:25:10 AM PST · by prairiebreeze · 57 replies · 704+ views
    Chicago Tribune ^ | February 6, 2003 | Marion Colston
    <p>This letter appears in todays Chicago Trib. I will type it word for word.</p> <p>I am the wife of a US Marine. He is leaving. And that's OK. His job was part of the package when I married him.</p> <p>Several of my fellow Marine wives, however, have experienced verbal and physical abuse in the past few weeks from so-called "peace protesters".</p> <p>One woman was told from another car at a stoplight that her husband was a baby killer, and that they hoped he would die.</p>
  • Bin Laden’s wives open door to clues (DETAIN THEM ALERT)

    11/02/2002 4:37:55 PM PST · by MadIvan · 2 replies · 222+ views
    The Sunday Times ^ | November 3, 2002 | Marie Colvin and Tom Walker
    THE green highlands of Ibb in Yemen are one of the most fertile areas on the Arabian peninsula, a startling oasis in a region known for its deserts. But the youngest wife of Osama Bin Laden will be taking little pleasure in its beauty. Amal al-Sadah fled the American bombing of Afghanistan last November with her young daughter, Safia, after Bin Laden told her he would be unable to contact her for a long time. She escaped from her hiding place in southern Afghanistan, which he had made his base, only to find herself closely guarded under house arrest in...
  • "Had Enough? Live Life!"

    10/14/2002 4:38:47 PM PDT · by KMC1 · 10 replies · 287+ views
    Dr. Ray Pritchard, Senior Pastor of Calvary Memorial Church in Oak Park, Illinois told the story on Sunday. In between his 3rd and 4th worship services for the morning he stepped out front of the church and had a second to make some small talk with the village's traffic cop helping to keep traffic moving through the congested area near the church. "Mornin' pastor!" came the greeting from the policeman. They engaged in a discussion for a few minutes about the day and then came the question. "So who do you think the sniper is," asked the officer. Dr. Pritchard...
  • Saddam "makes wives spy on husbands"

    09/02/2002 3:37:12 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 17 replies · 400+ views
    Swiss Info ^ | September 2 2002 | Khaled Yacoub Oweis/Reuters
    LONDON (Reuters) - President Saddam Hussein makes wives spy on their husbands and sows religious hatred in a way that will be hard to mend even if he is overthrown, according to the commander who once directed Iraq's psychological warfare programme. Major General Saad Obeidi said the United States, which is seeking Saddam's ouster, was facing an intelligent foe who made Iraqis mistrust each other and encouraged division between Shi'ites, who make up around 65 percent of the people, and the rest of the population, which includes Saddam's Sunni sect. "Saddam has transformed a significant part of Iraq into a...