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January 12, 2008 by danielost
read the title.
January 11, 2008 by danielost
If the planet keeps warming up like Al Gore says it is we are all going to freeze.

A first! Snow falls in Baghdad


BAGHDAD - After weathering nearly five years of war, Baghdad residents thought they'd pretty much seen it all. But Friday morning, as muezzins were calling the faithful to prayer, the people here awoke to something certifiably new.

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For the first time in memory, snow fell across Baghdad.

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January 8, 2008 by danielost
i have recently learned the main reason for the high costs of doctor visits in this country. ready gene, it is because of Medicaid/Medicare.


an example.

before there was Medicaid/Medicare. the doctors in Dallas where charging 20 dollars a visit.

how ever the doctors in Waco where taking chickens for pay.


when Medicaid/Medicare came out they told all of the doctors that they would pay 20 per visit. so the doctor in Waco stopped taking chickens and started charging 20 per v...
January 4, 2008 by danielost
say McDonald's charges 1 dollar for a hamburger. 50 cents goes to pay for the product. 20 cents for labor. 10 cents for other costs. 15 for taxes. that leaves 5 cents profit.


for those who need help that is 5% profit margin.

now say all expenses double. 1 dollar for the product. 40 cents for labor. 20 cents for other costs. and 30 for taxes. that leaves 10 cents profit.


and for those who need help that is still only 5% profit margin. meaning that the company is now maki...
December 23, 2007 by danielost
MERRY CHRISTMAS
December 18, 2007 by danielost
ROME (Reuters) - An Italian court has ruled that a couple could not name their son "Friday" and ordered that he instead be called Gregory after the saint whose feast day he was born on.

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"I think it is ridiculous they even opened a case about it," the family's lawyer, Paola Rossi, told Reuters by telephone from the northern city of Genoa on Tuesday.

Friday/Gregory Germano was born in Genoa 15 months ago. The parents registered him as Friday in the city hall and a priest e...
December 16, 2007 by danielost
after reading several posts this week here on Joe.


i have run into a problem. frog boy asked it slightly but i will try to put it into prospective.



the liberal left(democrats) are always crying about the rich getting richer and the poor getting poorer. to counter this they always want to raise taxes on the rich which the rich pass on to the customers(the poor).

but the complaint is rich getting richer. the poor getting poorer.


at the sometime they are crying about the rich...
December 15, 2007 by danielost
the federal government's job is to do three things.


1 provide education for the nation. ie pay the teachers.

2 provide for the safety of the people.

3 represent the people in international affairs.

that's it nothing more.

under education falls

nasa would fall because without research there isn't anything to teach.


under public safety falls

the military.

the federal highways. specifically the interstate which was designed and built for the rapid deployment of...
December 13, 2007 by danielost
but everyone is welcome to weight in on it. even the clueless one as long as he doesn't use this to attack bush.


the question came up in the senate and the debate about farm subsidies.


question

1 can we do away with the subsidies all together without food prices going to high for any to afford.


2 can we subsidize the farmer 100%. ie make them employees of the government. and keep the quality and quantity of the food. if we went with this method all American citizens woul...
November 11, 2007 by danielost
it was the ones who were perfect.

the ones who spelled perfectly. the scribes.

the ones who prayed properly the priests.

the ones who taught properly.


you people stove to much for perfection. forgetting that no one is perfect.
November 9, 2007 by danielost
from now on we work and everyone gives the government half of what they earn.

the government pays for all basic life needs.

houseing, food, medical, child care, education.

and

then we can spend the other half any way we want to know worries.
November 7, 2007 by danielost
Footprints

One night I had a dream--
I dreamed I was walking along the beach with the Lord
and across the sky flashed scenes from my life.
For each scene I noticed two sets of footprints,
one belonged to me and the other to the Lord.
When the last scene of my life flashed before me,
I looked back at the footprints in the sand.
I noticed that many times along the path of my life,
there was only one set of footprints.
I also noticed that it happened at the very lowest
and saddest...
November 2, 2007 by danielost
the more and more i hear about this the more and more i am convinced that o j was sit up.


Dealer Thomas Riccio said he reported to the FBI a collector who claimed to have belongings taken from Simpson.

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"The guy flat-out told me he had items stolen from O.J.'s house," Riccio said. "I have a legitimate business."

Simpson, 60, and five other men were arrested after they allegedly stormed a Las Vegas hotel room with guns drawn Sept. 13 to seize items that we...
September 15, 2007 by danielost
to turn more shieks against al quida in iraq.

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KUT, Iraq - American commanders in southern Iraq say Shiite sheiks are showing interest in joining forces with the U.S. military against extremists, in much the same way that Sunni clansmen in the western part of the country have worked with American forces against al-Qaida.

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Sheik Majid Tahir al-Magsousi, the leader of the Migasees tribe here in Wasit province, acknowledged tribal leaders have discussed creating...
September 13, 2007 by danielost
they refuse to speak english.

there are to many of them.


they work long hours.

they work for less than we do.

who am i talking about.

not the mexicans.

the chinese, the irish, or any other large influx group.


since they started the minimum wage. mexicans cammot cross the border and work for the minimum wage. thus they are illegals.

why are the canadians not burdon with this problem.


on 9/11/01 we were attacked by 19 muslims who came in this country legally or b...