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  • Both VictoriaandQueensland bowed respectfully to the eponymous Queen-Empress, whilethe remainder were and remain drearily compass-driven, viz. the Northern Territory, South Australia, and Western Australia.

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • There was drumming, and dancing, some rap and hip hop whilethe orchestra played “We Will Rock You.”

    2009 June « Becca’s Byline

  • And whilethe Jewish-ness of Mr. Spock (Leonard Nimoy) was well-known(we all learned in Hebrew School that the Vulcan hand salute was a tribute to a rabbinic blessing gesture), theHebraic faith of Captain Kirk (William Shatner) was a welcome surprise.

    Jonathan Miller: How Adam Sandler's 'Chanukah Song' Helped Save The Jews

  • Looking up, forward, we have a long way to go, but whilethe leaves may seem bare now, spring may arrive before we know it.

    Can You Imagine-- some progressive visions

  • –First, whilethe legal arguments are somewhat murky, historical precedent is in our favor.

    “Full Bluff Mode” | RedState

  • As the oceans cooled, megalodon moved south to warmer waters whilethe warm blooded whales and porpoises that were its main food source adapted to the colder ocean regions.

    Why surfing was a bad idea in the Pliocene

  • This is no longer a free market ~ it's a manipulated market in servitude to the major banks of Wall street (particularly Goldman Sachs) whilethe secretive Federal Reserve holds the world infinancialbondage.

    Call It An Obama Depression / Despite Wall Street Celebration

  • I don't know if it's true and I have no successes to point to, but people keep reminding me that Obama is a seasoned and skilled poker player whilethe GOP has yet to master Go Fish.

    Why Obama Is Driving Us All Crazy

  • They will receive no tangible reward for reading about Henry VIII in their spare time; neither will displaying extra knowledge allow them to move forward at a faster pace, and whilethe outcome should be to teach a love of learning for its own sake, the way to encourage this from an early age is through reward.

    2009 February 20 « shattersnipe: malcontent & rainbows

  • Not only didMcCain vote for torture, granting Bush and future Prez's immunity from prosecution as a war criminal whilethe Prezunilaterally "interprets" the Geneva Conventions and the US Constitution (Military Commissions Act) ---- but McCain also specifically voted against restoration of Habeas Corpus (Sen. Chris Dodd's "Restore the Constitution Act").

    Please write to Gwen Ifill: 35 Articles of Impeachment Censored

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