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Biological weapons delivered by cyborg insects. It sounds like a nightmare scenario straight out of the wilder realms of science fiction, but it could be a reality, if a current Pentagon project comes to fruition.
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it seems ingmar, undoubtedly one of vancouver island's most beloved/despised earth defenders (depending who you talk to), is now the proud owner of the mineral rights to all of bear mountain, including the interchange site many of us worked (in our many and diverse ways) to protect this past year.
This year, however, Lefty Inc. has managed to take things to a depressing new level of denial and acquiescenceâ€¦thanks to the presence of a multi-racial carnival barker named Barack Obama.
The difference is one of approach; where the global marches, speeches, concerts, and letter writing events integral to Earth Day are great, besides participation levels on the street, there is little to be tangibly taken away at the end of the day. Earth Hour, by contrast is a direct appeal to everyone, everywhere to synchronize their sentiments, if not their watches, and at the appointed time turn off the juice for an hour.
Add a comment Add a comment Read more: Propaganda as an Olympic CompetitionAlthough I have little love for the Chinese leaders -- I think they run a cruel system -- some proper historical perspective is called for here.
Today was a news double-header for former Alabama Governor Don E. Siegelman. In an order issued by the Court of Appeals in Atlanta, Siegelmanâ€™s request to be set free pending his appeal was granted.
Except in 1992, when the â€œPassportgateâ€ scheme for demeaning Bill Clintonâ€™s patriotism blew up in Poppy Bushâ€™s face, some effective smear has been associated with every Bush national campaign. Think of John McCainâ€™s â€œblack child,â€ Al Goreâ€™s â€œdelusionsâ€ and the Swift Boat lies about John Kerryâ€™s heroism.