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Video: Berisha’s freakish strike for Victory

Berisha was fired up early when his early penalty shout was waved away but found the back of the net for the first time after just 10 minutes with a neat turn and a calm left foot finish. 171 more words

Media I

2000: Supreme Court-defining a decade

The 2000 election between George Bush Jr. and Al Gore is the most notorious elections of the 21st century (and not just because we haven’t had many yet). 860 more words

History Elections

Re-booting Our Election: What Will You Do?

So, today is Election Day—midterm elections, to be exact. Fortunately, here in DC, we haven’t been subject to a non-stop barrage of campaign ads this time ‘round, but if you have–my sympathies. 614 more words

Why All Your Chads Should Hang to the Same Side

By Jeff Rutherford

Remember the election of 2000, with Florida’s famous “hanging chads”?  I know a guy at work named Chad who’s had the nickname “Hanging Chad” ever since.  956 more words


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Brevity is wealthy with readers (between our magazine and blog, we attract close to 30,000 monthly visitors) but still cash poor, meaning we can’t pay our editors a nickel and can’t expand from three annual issues to four or six. 117 more words

News And Events

Wanna Roll the Dice on Fate...Karma...or Dumb Luck?


Where is that damn genie in the bottle when when you need her (Yes, I prefer Barbara Eden to Robin Williams…thank you for very much). 151 more words


Vice-President Biden is on record as saying that Al Gore was elected President of the United States of America. This is based upon, I guess, the idea that the election results in Florida should have gone to Al Gore but were prevented from doing so by fraud on the part of the Republicans. 857 more words