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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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Good post by Ken MacLeod on conspiracies vs hierarchies, and he links to a long Gabriel Kolko review on intelligence...
Nov24-03 09:27 AM
drag
3 1,435
Why should Christians and Jews be forced to pay an occupying Muslim force to see the Rock where Abraham was about to...
Nov24-03 09:21 AM
drag
6 1,209
One day - I'll never forget it - my former "Palestinian" student-neighbors purposely showed me a newsletter from the...
Nov24-03 08:29 AM
drag
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As kat suggested this can better be a separate thread. I am very concerned about what's Bush up to. It seems there...
Nov24-03 06:02 AM
pelastration
71 4,553
Webster: terrorism: the systematic use of terror especially as a means of coercion But...
Nov24-03 05:05 AM
pelastration
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I'd like to change the subject a little: What are the conditions under which partial birth abortion is necessary? At...
Nov23-03 06:39 PM
Jonathan
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Just had to comment on some references to the liberal bias in another thread. Though this may have been true in the...
Nov23-03 04:18 PM
Zero
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I don't know if anyone here has given opinions on this, so if it is redundant just refer me to the thread. But I...
Nov20-03 01:53 PM
drag
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http://news.independent.co.uk/world/politics/story.jsp?story=464488 Ok, either someone in the Bush...
Nov20-03 01:40 PM
drag
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..awhile. And least I think this is the right one. re: minorities and hiring. ...
Nov20-03 11:03 AM
Zero
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Anyone? And, to simplify, I could prefer that we start with one claim, post some links, and figure out that one before...
Nov19-03 08:17 PM
MasterKung
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Just something to think about.Those politicians who are against 'entitlement' programs, are also against funding...
Nov19-03 12:15 AM
Njorl
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http://www.newscientist.com/news/news.jsp?id=ns99994318
Nov18-03 08:29 PM
Nommos Prime (Dogon)
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Iraq Index: Measures of Reconstruction and Security
Nov18-03 01:19 AM
Zero
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Just something I found interesting, from Paul Krugman: I think this is an important point, when discussing the...
Nov17-03 12:13 PM
Zero
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This link shows who contributes to which party by county: ...
Nov17-03 12:13 AM
RageSk8
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WTF is this nonsense?!? *grins* The Religious Right has really gone off the deep end this time. Why in the name of...
Nov16-03 04:07 PM
Zero
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Case Closed From the November 24, 2003 issue: The U.S. government's secret memo detailing cooperation between Saddam...
Nov16-03 03:23 PM
Zero
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As an atheist I say: "WE SHALL OVERCOME" Everyone keep tuned to the news because they're gonna rip the monument...
Nov15-03 08:32 PM
Zero
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This is not a conspiracy theory, just so you know. This is all based on the truth of how American government works....
Nov15-03 08:08 PM
selfAdjoint
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The US govt has been accused of murdering independent journalists during the war in Iraq. On April 8 the US military...
Nov15-03 03:38 AM
Jonathan
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Sen. Frist (http://frist.senate.gov/) put up a poll earlier today on his webpage asking "Should the President's...
Nov14-03 03:07 PM
Njorl
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Or should 'wacko' be spelled 'Waco'? (As in Texas, LOL.) Anyway, I haven't read most of the threads here, but there...
Nov14-03 10:28 AM
Zero
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President Bush is touring the midwest trying to drum up support for his decidedly not "teeny-tiny" tax cut, which...
Nov14-03 09:34 AM
Njorl
30 1,883
You have a right to petition, this right can also be done far more effeciently over the internet at petition.com-in...
Nov14-03 06:43 AM
Zeropaxx
21 2,194
And they said it would never happen! Underneath is a link to the most incredible “anti-terrorism” legislation ever...
Nov13-03 05:51 PM
FZ+
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http://www.nytimes.com/2003/11/13/politics/13TERR.html?pagewanted=1&hp This deal could still break down and...
Nov13-03 05:03 PM
RageSk8
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What happened to the polls? Anyways, with the way Bushs(Shrubs)(<--thanks Zero) foreign relations policies are...
Nov13-03 04:57 PM
amp
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Some years ago I became aware of a movement to inform citizens that as a juror, and regarding one's vote in that...
Nov12-03 10:57 AM
Mr. Robin Parsons
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http://www.cnn.com/2003/ALLPOLITICS/11/10/elec04.poll.bush/index.html And he's got nowhere to go but down:P
Nov12-03 01:35 AM
Zero
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What do you think about this: http://graphics7.nytimes.com/images/2003/10/25/politics/campaigns/points_graph.gif
Nov11-03 03:55 PM
NateTG
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What do people make of the following quote, attributed to Kissinger? It reminds me of Ronald Reagan's comments...
Nov11-03 12:57 AM
Zero
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Tell me about him, and what he offers to the future of Venezuela, tell me about the conflict within Venezuela...
Nov10-03 12:58 PM
Mattius_
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http://www.nytimes.com/2003/11/06/politics/06INTE.html As American soldiers massed on the Iraqi border in March...
Nov8-03 06:49 PM
Mattius_
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http://sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/news/archive/2003/10/27/entertainment1555EST0649.DTL
Nov7-03 12:59 PM
Njorl
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I write first to say that I believe the majority descended from Jewish heritage to be honorable, friendly and humane...
Nov7-03 03:23 AM
Zero
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Anyone care to argue against the obviousness of this? Aside from hunting down Al Queda after 9-11, what has he done...
Nov7-03 03:05 AM
Zero
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What creates terrorists? Can a normal mental healthy person become a terrorist? IMO it can. It all depends of the...
Nov6-03 10:25 AM
McQueen
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http://www.nytimes.com/2003/09/14/magazine/14TAXES.html?ex=1068094800&en=13b58c9a70ff1f86&ei=5070 This is a great...
Nov4-03 01:58 AM
Zero
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If you guys haven't heard about this one: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A9111-2003Oct23.html It...
Nov3-03 12:50 AM
exeric
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