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What a girl wants

If you are a lady, here is a great list of what you will want next month, according to the covers of major magazines. A little sneak-peek: Fall’s hot shoes Fall’s hot boots Fall’s hot bags A bag guide Gorgeous bags New looks To look younger To look thinner To look cute this weekend… But, … Continue reading »

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Birth control pills recalled due to ‘packaging error’

An Alabama pharmaceutical company issued a voluntary nationwide recall Friday for “multiple lots” of birth control pills due to what it described as a systemic “packaging error.” A spokesman for Qualitest Pharmaceuticals said that “there are no immediate health issues currently” because of the packaging problems. Rather, he said, the chief concern is that women … Continue reading »

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Didofoot Reads The News, Part 3

See Part 1, Part 2 Hotel Strikes Interrupt Sleep Of White Children: Neighborhood Outraged “With psychological warfare, they are driving the neighbors nutty,” [a neighbor] said. “That noise is not helping their cause, and it’s only destroying the life of a 3-year-old and a 1-year-old. Why do they do it? To what end?” Fireball Erupts … Continue reading »

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Didofoot Reads The News, Part 2

See Part 1 “The United States acknowledged it might have killed some civilians with air strikes after 14 people were reported dead in missile attacks on a Baghdad housing block. “A statement issued by the US Central Command stopped short of confirming the deaths reported by Iraqi officials but blamed Baghdad for placing military weapons … Continue reading »

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Playing with matches

“A surgical assistant at the Saddam hospital in Nassiriya, interviewed at a marine check point outside the city, said that on Sunday, half an hour after two dead marines were brought into the hospital, US aircraft dropped what he described as three or four cluster bombs on civilian areas, killing 10 and wounding 200.” – … Continue reading »

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Yesterday I went and listened to the speechifying in Sproul Plaza for about fifteen minutes but it proved unedifying. Likewise dis-educational were my fifteen minutes with CNN and my half hour with NPR. Also every conversation/email/BBS I’ve had/read about the whole deal. Except one conversation with my professor-boss this morning. He gave me a website … Continue reading »

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Didofoot reads the news

Yesterday, the leader of the U.K. House of Commons resigned, citing as his reason the U.K.’s continued official support of the American war on Iraq. When asked to comment, the White House Press Secretary said, “We believe that American participation in this war is vital, even as it was in WWII. This war in fact … Continue reading »

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From the last two minutes of a very special episode of “The Fresh Prince of D.C.”

“Son, what you and Tony did to Iraq was wrong. Do you understand? You just can’t always go to war. Sometimes it’s better to talk things through, and ask me for help if you need it.” “I guess I really messed up this time, huh, Uncle Voters?” “It’s okay, son. Everyone makes mistakes, and I … Continue reading »

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