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Timeline of Nuclear Tests

This video is nothing but computer noises and dots on a screen, but it’s gripping: A timeline and map of all nuclear detonations since 1945. ▶ nuclear testing.wmv – YouTube.

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Gov. Rick Perry: Texas Could Secede, Leave Union

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2009/04/15/gov-rick-perry-texas-coul_n_187490.html Texas Gov. Rick Perry fired up an anti-tax “tea party” Wednesday with his stance against the federal government and for states’ rights as some in his U.S. flag-waving audience shouted, “Secede!” I would remind Texas that they tried this before, and it didn’t work out too well. Last time it was based on slavery, […]

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The FBIs Secret Scrutiny

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/11/05/AR2005110501366_pf.html The PATRIOT Act continues to go from bad to worse. You can tell there’s a historian behind its drafting, albeit one who has replicated the most insidious parts of some shameful legislative antecedents; the Alien and Sedition Acts and the lettres de cachet. It’s even wrapped up with a sunset clause (recently extended) that’s […]

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