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Jan16-12 Greg Bernhardt
New Guidelines for Current Events (shorter version) Politeness and respect for others is essential here. Of course,...
Feb27-12 07:41 PM
Evo
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I stumbled across this and thought some might find it useful. ...
Mar28-08 11:20 AM
lisab
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That's just through the border from here... Sigh, few days ago it looked as the situation was calming down....
T 03:54 PM
caveman1917
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iraqi, unrest Iraqi unrest ( 1 2 3 ... Last)
The Iraqi government, under severe military pressure from insurgents, is apparently on the verge of collapse. They...
T 02:59 PM
Dotini
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Here's a thread to post some funny and sarcastic pictures of politicians and world events. Let's just keep it...
T 02:35 PM
Borg
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The Great Recession and aftermath have apparently changed perceptions regarding home ownerhip and financial security....
T 07:55 AM
edward
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http://www.latimes.com/nation/nationnow/la-na-nn-bp-reckless-gulf-oil-spill-20140904-story.html Reckless...
T 03:51 AM
jim hardy
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I just read that Scotland is to vote on independence in 2014. If Scotland leaves the UK, will it still be the UK? Can...
Sep13-14 12:48 PM
mheslep
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What is about politicians, who serve themselves rather than the electorate/taxpayers? With the conviction (to be...
Sep11-14 11:33 PM
SteamKing
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Have any of you been tracking the rate of new Ebola infections? It seems that there is pretty clear exponential...
Sep11-14 05:28 PM
SteamKing
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http://news.yahoo.com/texas-perry-indicted-coercion-veto-threat-224901143.html ...
Sep7-14 08:47 PM
SteamKing
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http://www.nzherald.co.nz/entertainment/news/article.cfm?c_id=1501119&objectid=11319414 Really really sad day. I...
Sep7-14 03:30 PM
Frank Merton
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http://www.cnn.com/2014/08/29/justice/cold-war-spy-dies/index.html?hpt=hp_t2 Finally. Now it's time for...
Aug30-14 09:34 AM
nsaspook
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I guess some people have already read this interview. ...
Aug28-14 10:15 AM
ChrisVer
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http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/technology-group-to-decide-cover-oregons-future/2014/04/24/cd96af...
Aug24-14 10:35 AM
nsaspook
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Very little information right now but we know it was a Boeing 777 flying from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur. ...
Aug22-14 01:34 AM
voko
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http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2014/02/25/282384924/bitcoin-exchange-mt-gox-goes-dark-after-theft-report ...
Aug17-14 01:58 PM
nsaspook
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The big question is whether or not the GOP can gain control of the US Senate. ...
Aug16-14 08:30 PM
Astronuc
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http://www.c-span.org/video/?8671-1/president-nixons-departure-white-house I was at home that summer, between my...
Aug12-14 09:50 PM
Astronuc
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From the off going off topic point on the Portlandia thread I read this. I have often pondered if perhaps the...
Aug6-14 09:21 AM
256bits
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I know this is a bit late but I'm catching up the news a bit. The vote to fluoridate the water supply had failed. ...
Aug5-14 06:09 PM
nsaspook
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So right now the mobile CNN website has 5/6 "top stories" with Ebola in the headline. We have a horrible escalation...
Aug3-14 06:22 PM
Borg
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He was a NASA official whose boyhood interest in science fiction and later friendship with Arthur C. Clarke led to his...
Jul28-14 07:51 AM
Greg Bernhardt
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Algerie plane is missing
Jul28-14 07:50 AM
Greg Bernhardt
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http://news.yahoo.com/nyc-front-doors-one-percent-120700147.html Apparently in New York City, people who dare...
Jul26-14 11:45 PM
Travis_King
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Political chess move or is there some actual danger of it? If they do abandon the station, what then? ...
Jul22-14 09:22 PM
dipole
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According to this article in the Washington Post, a peer-reviewed journal is retracting dozens of papers en mass...
Jul10-14 12:38 PM
nsaspook
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http://www.cnn.com/2014/06/25/showbiz/obit-eli-wallach/index.html?hpt=hp_t2 RIP jYGRIGwR7Uo
Jun28-14 11:28 AM
ModusPwnd
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Today the US Supreme Court heard arguments in the case of over-the-air television broadcasters versus Aereo, which...
Jun25-14 09:41 AM
nsaspook
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http://www.cnn.com/2013/07/06/us/california-plane-incident/index.html?hpt=hp_t1 I hope everyone got out safely. ...
Jun24-14 05:54 PM
nsaspook
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Yesterday, the British Guiana one-cent magenta postage stamp of 1856 sold at auction for $9.5 million: ...
Jun18-14 08:59 PM
jtbell
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Worst cities for postal worker dog bites (cnn.com) I can sympathize with those postal workers... I was bitten by a...
Jun14-14 12:41 PM
PhysicStragler
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After being held for five years, Bowe Bergdahl has been released by the Taliban: ...
Jun12-14 09:54 AM
OmCheeto
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I'm very surprised that nobody has posted on the topic. The FCC is planing to kill net neutrality in everything but...
Jun5-14 09:48 PM
Evo
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~240 were taken. They were taking a physics exam when they were abducted! Can Nigeria solve this problem? What are the...
Jun5-14 01:40 PM
Tobias Funke
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This happened in the same town I grew up and I even went to the same middle school, so this hits close to home. The...
Jun5-14 12:42 PM
mheslep
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He said in a private conversation that he does not like some specific race of people. He did not make any jokes or...
Jun1-14 04:40 PM
Tobias Funke
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I think this is a very interesting story. Let's get some discussion on it!...
May27-14 03:17 PM
Borg
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This is a reminder to all EU citizens that voting for European Parliament elections starts tomorrow! Check here for...
May24-14 04:07 AM
Czcibor
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It is completely a coincidence, but today is the two year anniversary of when I started the "Why Libya, Why Not...
May16-14 12:25 AM
AnTiFreeze3
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Here’s How Comcast Plans to Rule American Cable and Internet http://www.wired.com/business/2014/03/comcast-opinion/
May15-14 10:21 PM
SixNein
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http://worldnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/11/07/21352338-toronto-mayor-rob-ford-makes-death-threat-in-new-video ...
May7-14 07:25 AM
nsaspook
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