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  • CORUSCANT - Obi-Wan Kenobi, the mastermind of some of the most devastating attacks on the Galactic Empire and the most hunted man in the galaxy, was killed in a firefight with Imperial forces near Alderaan, Darth Vader announced on Sunday.
  • As bin Laden died on land, he should have been buried on land, according to Islamic rites, that include placing the body in a grave with the head pointed toward the holy city of Mecca. Moreover, Muslim prayers have to be recited and the body need to be ritually washed, as is usually required by Islamic law. And, even if the body is buried at sea, it needs to be wrapped in a shroud and buried only after a brief Islamic service is held, the scholars said.
  • This is actually the second time a high-ranking official has made such an announcement.
  • White House officials have banished one of the best political reporters in the country from the approved pool of journalists covering presidential visits to the Bay Area for using now-standard multimedia tools to gather the news.
  • A tiny drone sneaks up to a suspect, paints him with an unnoticed powder or goo that allows American forces to follow him everywhere he goes - until they train a missile on him.
  • ICE AGENTS???? Lying on his family room floor with assault weapons trained on him, shouts of "pedophile!" and "pornographer!" stinging like his fresh cuts and bruises, the Buffalo homeowner didn't need long to figure out the reason for the early morning wake-up call from a swarm of federal agents.
  • So President Obama will create a task force to investigate if there might be crimes committed that lead to high gas prices. The operative term is "might". That is what one says when one has zero evidence but intends to implicate unknown parties and please one's base which is committed to the class warfare idea of economic relations.
  • The current arguments - much in the news - about cutting spending in the US are not exactly what they seem. They are likely aimed at imposing an IMF-style austerity on the US of the sort that developing nations throughout the world have found both onerous and ineffective.
  • Convicted of PRE-CRIMES ? "We were arrested for something we had not done," said Jones today from Detroit Metro Airport as he prepared to go back home to Gainesville, Florida
  • ...we have to raise our debt ceiling, so we can borrow money, to pay our debt, so other countries can rely on us???
  • TurboTax asked me to share this..."Filing feels good! Share your tax triumph with your friends." --- sorry but taking it up the ARSE, from these elitist blood-sucking two-faced government bastards, just doesn't make me feel warm and fuzzy.
  • SQUIRREL !!! ....(this makes it all better now) -- In his State of the Union Address, President Obama promised that this year, for the first time ever, American taxpayers would be able to go online and see exactly how their federal tax dollars are spent.
  • Don't look this way !
  • The Presidential Divider
  • The Presidential Divider
  • ....nancy,nancy,nancy -
  • Tax credits for film and television... really ?
  • Ruh-roh! boots on the ground????
  • Former congressman Curt Weldon is back in the news - and in Libya. Yes, the hard-scrabble Pennsylvania Republican turned self-appointed diplomat without portfolio is in Tripoli to meet with besieged president Muammar al-Qaddafi.
  • Former congressman Curt Weldon is back in the news - and in Libya. Yes, the hard-scrabble Pennsylvania Republican turned self-appointed diplomat without portfolio is in Tripoli to meet with besieged president Muammar al-Qaddafi.
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