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Riley : I believe she gave me an actual kiss last night! I was holding her, and said "I love you" ...
... at which point she turned towards me, half-way closed her mouth and leaned toward my face ...
... Probably coincidence, but it was still cool.
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NASA :... More on the debris ... and they had 110 cameras!
... more here ... "Will we press on, or be drawn back into shadow? The mere posing of the question answers it."
... danger of "Defect search" overload
...UPDATE : Debris, etc. = All shuttles grounded ... except, of course, for the one in space right now
... Misc. space program videos ... liftoffs, moon, etc.
Iraq :... Rumsfeld makes a visit
... US to cut forces, within a year? ... and ... more here - Iraq PM requested expedited withdrawal
... Good news from Iraq ... also available Good news from Iraq , who reminds us to question the MSM
UK-07.07.2005 : 16 nail bombs found as well! UK-07.21.2005 : 6 arrests made ... incl. 1 of the suspected bombers! Weather :... Bombay, India +37" of rain; flooding; "dozens killed"; 20M traffic backup ... condolences, prayers
... The east is still hot ... and the redneck solution
... Worst hurricane season since 1933?
Congress : Gun Bill bumped up ... "shield firearms manufacturers and dealers from lawsuits over gun crimes" - good! Iran : Continuing atomic work ... ignoring EU, shocker! ... ... and more here Islamofascism : Ahmed Ressam, wannabe LAX ("Millennium") bomber, sentenced to 22 years ... which is not enough! Mad Cow : US +1 case? ... so the Dept of Agriculture DOES do something! Pedophiles : Castration in Alabama ... that's even been than (or with) mandatory jail time! Internet : Exploit developed for patched IOS vuln. ...still IMPORTANT; and is ISS a corporate whore?
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Lefties : 'Air America: stealing from poor kids?' ... what, no MSM coverage? Islamofascism :... The West is in the way ... also featured here They wish to bring the world’s one billion Muslims under one roof and impose
Islamic law (Sharia) on everyone – Jewish, Christian and Muslim alike
... keep it up... 'Classroom Indoctrination' SuperHawkRick!
... Emperor Darth Misha has some things to say about Mohammed ... rapists, pedophile, etc. etc.
... Applying the Scientific Method to Islamofascists
... Islam as a terrorist organization
... Terrorists know about economics
... The "C" word? ... not that one, Caliphate
... Mohammed Bouyeri, Van Gogh's killer, gets (rare) life sentence
... Hewitt + CAIR : Aaron_vs_Hugh
... BBC still, basically, pro-Terrorist
... BBC still, basically, pro-Terrorist (again) ...
Iqbal 'there is no such thing as an Islamic terrorist' Sacranie and Azzam 'I'd self-detonate in Israel' Tamimi
AntiCivilLibertiesUnion :... "Because überleftists genuinely believe that Western liberal democracy is evil"
... San Diego voters support display of cross
Health :... Parts of your brain actually turn off when you blink ... "mini blackouts"
... NY to track diabetics
fourteenth consecutive quarter of growth created over 3.7 million new jobs since May of 2003 Unemployment is down to 5 percent tax receipts are up, cutting the federal budget deficit by $94 billion (... and yet) the truly outstanding data in recent opinion polls is the American public's broad and enduring skepticism Bush needs to learn a lesson his father never did : Unless a president ... talks constantly ... about the economy, he will be seen ... as doing nothing about it
MS :... "Experts" not expecting too much from Vista (Beta)
... MS #1 in piracy ... well, technically #2 (behind Nike) - but we like IT stuff more
... It has a name, now we need to convince people to buy it
Free Trade :... More on CAFTA ... and the pork that is needed to get it to pass, and more here
... W rallying support for CAFTA ... some still oppose it (mostly citing Illegal Immigration concerns)
SCOTUS :... Discrimination? ... "perfect, except he is not a woman" ... God forbid!
... LAT engages in Agenda Journalism ... shocker!
... Prepare for Estradification
It's like having a company use the same business plan for 50 years, even as profits go down the tubes
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OOTS :... #206 ... that's an adventure? (damn Elan)
... #207 ... dragons are color-coded, for your convenience (not in Eberron!)
Rules : 'Hugh's Universal Rules of Intelligence' ... found via J Drudge : Ace laughs at him ... jealous much? :P Oil : 'Reasons High Gas Prices Are Good' ... "Rich Arab terrorists a lot better movie villains than poor ones" Real Men of Genius / American Heroes : Budd Lite commercials! Family : Pothead son disappoints alcoholic father Caption This : A Ricky Martin two-fer! UF : Geek ego, minus intellect = ___ SCOTUS :... W to give Kerry a SWIFT BOAT-load of info ...... O'Connor devoured in ancient ritual ... "written in human blood ... her refusal to commit to abstract legal principles" The president promised to rapidly hand over all relevant records "in a fashion reminiscent
of Sen. Kerry himself, within six months of Judge Roberts' confirmation by the Senate
... Roberts is a cybernetic creature ... Reid : "I look forward to putting up only token resistance"
International : US wary of NORK bakesale Cycling : W seeking Conservative to replace Lance ... Diaz couldn't stop Charlie's Angels II Hair : Mullets for Peace Nadagate : The Truth TM ... not yellowcake - rubber! Questions : "If love is blind, then why do we believe at first sight?" ... and more! Cities : Losing Burger Kings? ... "Their long-extinguished drive-through menus silently beckon to cars that will never come" Computers : Frustrated? ALP : #136 (guest art - Predator in a dress!?) A Story, bit by bit : ... "The organization and the crime" : Part 1 , Part 2
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The Soft Bigotry Of Low Expectations: It strikes me as odd that "attempted murder" carried a lesser charge than "murder."
I mean, honestly: do we want to be rewarding people for failure?
--thanks Defective Yeti!
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