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Bill Gates Wishes He Wasn’t The Richest Man In The World

Untitled document Speaking to a reporter at a Microsoft publicity event, Bill Gates said he wished he wasn't the richest man in the world. He said nothing good comes from it. Not wishing Mr. Gates to come to any further … Continue reading

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Housecleaning

Untitled document Well, Tom Delay has announced his resignation. With all the usual warm and fuzzy statements of respect and support from Republicans and the pro forma denunciations from the Democrats. Does anyone in their right mind doubt that the … Continue reading

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What A Surprise!

Cynthia McKinney plays the race card! "Let me be clear. This whole incident was instigated by the inappropriate touching and stopping of me, a female black congresswoman," McKinney said. "I deeply regret that this incident occurred." "Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney, like … Continue reading

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Standing In The Way Of Progress

The Philadelphia plumber’s union is actively trying to stop the installation of waterless urinals in a new building. "Developer Liberty Property Trust says the urinals would save 1.6 million gallons of water a year at the 57-story Comcast Center, expected … Continue reading

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Rest in Peace

Glenn Reynolds grandmother passed away suddenly today. Charlsie Farrior Teal was 91. I am very sorry for your loss, all my best to you and your entire family. Salut! May you Rest in Peace. Tweet

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Very Creative

Fluent speakers of the Dakota Sioux language are rapidly dying out. In an effort to save the language from extinction, elders have hit upon the idea of using Scrabble to get a younger generation to learn the vocabulary. This is … Continue reading

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Seattle Shooting Update

Well, the police have identified (or at least possibly identified) the shooter as Kyle Aaron Huff, 28, a recent transplant from Montana. Still absolutely no word as to motive. Huff had a run-in with the law back where he came … Continue reading

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Condi Is A Class Act

You know, I honestly do not know if I could be as graceful as Condoleezza Rice . She accepted the apology of the Missouri DJ who used a racial slur while speaking about her. In all honesty, I have no idea … Continue reading

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Well, I See The Media Is Still At It

Not that I am in favor (or particularly against for that matter) the hunting of seals, the media is willfully being misleading in the coverage of the just started Canadian seal hunt. Every single story I have seen has a picture … Continue reading

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Shootings in Seattle

News wires are reporting a shooting incident in Seattle, Washington at about 7am local time. A gunman entered a house where a party was in progress and shot and killed six people, wounding three others. When the police confronted the … Continue reading

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Freedom of Religion

Abdul Rahman update: AFP is reporting that Afghan President Karzai is personally intervening in the case of the man facing a death sentence for converting to Christianity. Pressure from Western countries has been constant and there have been several signs … Continue reading

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Underwater Archaeology On Dry Land

Workers at the Pensacola Naval Air Station have uncovered a Spanish ship buried under 75 feet of sand. The vessel could date to the mid-1500s, when the first Spanish settlement in what is now the United States was founded here, … Continue reading

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Well, We Can Be Sure Of One Thing

When all the details of this come out, it will not paint a pretty picture. The wife of a Tennessee minister will be charged with his murder. The minister, Matthew Winkler, was found shot to death inside the family home … Continue reading

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Duty and Honor

“When I was 18, I wasn’t aware that duty and honor would mean as much to me as they do now.” The words of Vietnam War deserter Allen Abney. He deserted from the US Marines in 1968 and fled to … Continue reading

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Wow, Talk About Support

What if you held a concert to raise funds for anti-war groups? Get some really big names like Moby and Michael Stipe, call it the “Bring ‘Em Home Now” Concert. Get Susan Sarandon and Cindy Sheehan to make appearances.   And nobody … Continue reading

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