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"Never any new names"

I don't know regarding you, but it appear to me that with growing regularityvarious factions/individuals claiming Islamic (muslim) religious ties arein the news. Most of the time these stories are regarding conflict between muslim cultural beliefs and our American way of life, if not blatant...
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Cops picking on Muslims in Cleveland

Wonder how long it will be before the ACLU takes up this case, and the courts closed down the airport five times a day.CLEVELAND - Somali immigrants who work as cab drivers at the Cleveland airport say police are ticketing them when they step out of their cabs for traditional Islamic prayer.Police say...
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Parents worst nightmare

Teen Accused of Baseball Bat Killing of BrotherParents Support One Son, Bury Anotherhttp://abcnews.go.com/GMA/story?id=793291
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Two Philippine octagenerians former Japanese soldiers?

Japan Says WWII Soldiers in Philipines.>> Japanese diplomats investigated claims Friday that two previous Japanese soldiers have been hiding in the mountains of the southern Philippines since World War II. << -- Dave K, Speakeasy Moderatorclick here to E-mail semods4@yahoo.comThe opinions...
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Care to help me with a game?

I initiated playing this online strategy game and of course got in late. I need more soldiers and daily anybody clicks this link and then the number it tells you to I get a soldier.You are welcome to join up you can be under my command or ditch me I now ask that you click me a soldier and...
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Talk about kooky judges!

What has this man been smoking?"When they read the order to me, I said, 'You've got to be kidding,' " said Alisa G. Cohen, an Indianapolis attorney representing Jones. "Didn't the judge get the memo that it's not up to him what constitutes a valid...
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If you listen carefully you can hear

Jesus saying "This is most definately NOT what I would do."*sigh*Dan
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In response to the TOS by the MODs,

I saw a fluffy bunny today. It was pretty.
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And if ya calls the coppers, the file gets it! Unnerstand?

From the "anything for an illicit buck" files: Malware steals, encrypts user files, demands ransom for decryption key:In a new type of online attack, extortionists remotely encrypt user files and then demand money for the key to decode the info. In a case documented by San...
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Does anyone here have experience with Carfax??

We have to replace a car that was totaled. I'd bought that car from a dealer so I know it cost so most and wish to attempt buying from a private seller. This has it's risks. A single report costs regarding 20 bucks or you can get 30 days unlimited usage for $25. they search the VIN number for...
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Roadside America--Offbeat tourist attractions

Roadside AmericaClick around the area you'll betraveling to and notice what kind of craziness thelocals have prepared to get your \'s five bucks.I'm bookmark-ing this one and also sending it to my friend who is planning a two week bike excursion from Louisiana to Canada.
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U. of Iowa to Offer Pornography Course

DES MOINES, Iowa -- Jay Clarkson has had no trouble having students at the University of Iowa to sign up for his fall class examining pornography in famous culture.One person who isn't a fan, however, is Iowa House Speaker Chris Rants, who is questioning whether tax dollars should be spent on...
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a million stars

http://www.heavens-above.comsee the stars as you notice them from your \'s back yard logon cnetpassword speakeasy
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Has anyone tried this?

I saw it in a newsletter, and thought I might attempt it. I'd like to know if anybody is familiar with it first though, in case I can save my time or it's trouble.http://www.x-raypc.com/--CindiSpeakeasy Moderatorclick here to E-mail the mods
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REST IN PEACE, EDDIE ALBERT

Eddie Albert passed away on May 27th, 2005. Although he will be sadly missed, I prefer to assume of this as a day to rejoice for his exceedingly long and fruitful life.According to his birth certificate, he was born April 22 1908, however according to recent reports, his mother may have exchanged his...
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Need Disability Information

Okay, this is hard. My company now had a Reduction in Force (RIF) which is a fancy term for layoff. I survived one a few years back, but not this one, so as of this AM I find myself out of work. No way am I going to find a job anywhere near like the one I had in this area (though I will look).This...
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Atlanta child murder cases reopened

Police to discuss reopened Atlanta child murders investigationATLANTA, Georgia (CNN) -- Police officials in the Atlanta area are wonted to hold an afternoon news colloquium to discuss the newly reopened investigation into most of the 29 killings that terrified the city in the early 1980s.Last...
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Future of Oil

Interesting takes. This is now the teaser:"Dr. Campbell is at the center of a small but suddenly influential band of contrarians known as the peak-oil movement. they notice cause for alarm in the fact that since the early 1980s the world has been pumping more oil out of the ground than it's...
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Saudi King Fahd hospitalized

CNN) -- Saudi Arabia's special forces were put on alert after King Fahd was hospitalized in Riyadh for tests Friday, the Saudi government said.The move is routine at any time the king is hospitalized, Saudi government sources told CNN on condition of anonymity. Users of the state-owned news...
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''Suspect Still Perched Atop Atlanta Crane''

Sky-high standoff:When will it end? Police wait out suspect as workers and businesses lose another day.Carl Roland holds a dismantled piece of the crane as the standoff dragged into a third dayThe 6-foot-2, 240-pound man climbed the tower after threatening a construction worker with a knife. He told...
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British Press......... Not imPRESSed

Battle royale - with cheeseThe British newspapers, or at least the ones that don't feature topless girls and the spelling "shock," "horror" or "shock-horror-shocker" in every page 1 headline, have taken exception to some apparent boorish behaviour by Edmontonians...
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Speaking of Hillary, her poll numbers are growing

Poll: Majority might vote for Hillary Clinton.>> More than half of those acknowledging to a new poll said they would be at least somewhat Probably to vote for Sen. Hillary Clinton if she runs for president in 2008.But those saying they are virtually certain to vote against her topped those...
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eddie albert, paul newman and burt reynolds

paul newman was ''the hustler'' - a few years later he was the hustlers managerburt reynolds was paul crewe in the longest yard - a few years later he is crewes longest yard with adam sandler mentor scarboro michael ''hill street blues'' conrad in the originaleddie...
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Eddie Albert. . .

Dead at 99.
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it's grand to be old....*i think* :-)

There were these two elderly people living in a Florida mobile homepark. He was a widower and she a widow. they had known one another fora number of years.One evening there was a community supper in the big activity center.These two were at the same table, across from one another. As the mealwent...
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Men Are Just Happier People--

What do you expect from such simple creatures?1. Your past name stays put.2. The garage is all yours.3. Wedding plans take issue of themselves.4. Chocolate is now another snack.5. You can be President.6. You never have to worry regarding whether or not youare pregnant.7. You can never get pregnant.8....
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Good grief! This sure *sounds* outrageous!

Perfume allergy brings $10.6 million for DJ. >> A disc jockey whose severe allergy to a colleague's perfume eventually led to her being fired by a country music radio station has been awarded $10.6 million by a Federal jury... $7 million in punitive damages, $2 million for mental anguish...
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More Global Warming

Interesting. I especially like the part "Why Do Nothing"http://www.jerrypournelle.com/see/view363.html#WarmingThere is also some material regarding Intelligent Design on the same page. I should point out that Dr. Pournelle is a scientist and definitely NOT a religious kook or ideologue.
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Holy cow...I'm happy

one of the software changes today pushed the Mark All Discussions Read back to the top of the page......better possessions.........TONI
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Wonder why 'The Wall' thread has been locked.

Went back and read the exhortation according to the MODS.I then re-read the posts in his thread and was very surprised to notice it has been locked as I\'m un aware of it being in violation of the exhortation.That said, I place more in V&S and XP than I do here, and perhaps it is now that could be my...
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