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This and that from re Thai r ment, by 3Th. June 20, 2011

POOKIE FOR PRESIDENT:

Please see the blog: http://papajoestales.wordpress.com/

Admittedly it needs some work. It has also been suggested that I change “Pookie” to “Papa Joe” 1,404 more words

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This and that from re Thai r ment, by 3Th. June 11, 2011

TODAY’S FACTOID:

In Nebraska farmland prices have reached about $6,000 an acre. Based on the current price of fertilizer and seeds, it costs about $4 to grow a bushel of corn. 1,340 more words

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This and that from re Thai r mrnt, by 3Th. May 19, 2011

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2011: “Are Talking Heads Blowing Hot Air”:

Students at Hamilton College sampled the predictions of 26 individuals who wrote columns in major newspapers and/or appeared on the three major Sunday television news shows (Face the Nation, Meet the Press, and This Week) over a 16 month period from September 2007 to December 2008. 1,812 more words

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This and that from re Thai r ment, by 3Th. May 12, 2011

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1. 1837: Goldilocks and the Three Bears by Robert Southey was published.

2. 2011: In the Democratic Republic of the Congo, according to a report prepared by the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 48 women are raped every hour. 1,007 more words

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This and that from re Thai r ment, by 3Th. May 5, 2011

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2011: As of 16 February there were over 156 million public blogs in existence.

Alas, most with nothing to say. On the other hand, it can also be said that there are 156 million people out there who have the ego strength and confidence or who live in a world of such terminal fantasy so as to believe that they have something important or interesting to say.

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This and that from re Thai r ment, by 3Th. May 2, 2011

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1995: At the super maximum prison in Pelican Bay California, guards boiled an inmate named Vaughn Dortch alive.

Although it could be argued that this was merely an attempt to reduce the terrible overcrowding in California’s prisons, anyone with a name like Vaughn Dortch was probably white trailer trash and deserved to die.

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This and that from re Thai r ment, by 3Th. April 27, 2011

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2011: Although the percentage of foreign-born individuals in the US population is about 12%, forty percent of Ph.D. scientists working in the United States were born abroad, the great majority of them not of European descent. 1,598 more words

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