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BBC NEWS | Americas | Chavez seeks end to term limits

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/6932605.stm Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has confirmed that he will try to change the law to allow him to remain in power indefinitely. Surprise, surprise, Chavez takes another step to becoming “the people’s dictator”. How soon before his superficial good works and trickle-down rhetoric dry up, and Venezuelans find themselves just as oppressed and silenced […]

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http://toronto.listpic.com/ A handy little tool for browsing the various local Craigslists. Select a category, and it presents a gallery of all the listings with photos that can be resized. The listing itself is readable when you click on a photo. Very smart, though it does detract from the fun of digging through the un-photoed listings […]

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http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20070116/ap_on_re_la_am_ca/spain_cuba_castro_8 Castro reportedly in ‘grave’ condition The first time I ever heard “grave” used as a medical status was the night Diana died. Ever since then, I’ve interpreted it in a cynical way. I guess my dream of seeing Cuba before Fidel goes is likewise in grave condition.

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http://www.scienceblog.com/cms/node/8144 The human animal.

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