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Hurricane Fatigue

Almost a month after it hit the Gulf Coast and tried to wipe out New Orleanns, Hurricane Katrina fund-raisers are everywhere. My InBox is inundated with bands, DJs and clubs...
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Bad Weather Makes People Say Funny Things…

From a story in last Friday’s New York Times, In Galveston, Some Await Storm With Faith and Hope: On Thursday, Mr. Shumake and his nephew, Russell Cavender, 17, walked along...
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The Next British General Election Has Been Indefinitely Postponed

From the BBC News Website: (Home Secretary) Charles Clarke has vowed to “eliminate” anti-social behaviour and disrespect in society by the time of the next general election “whenever it comes”....
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New York Cares

It was reassuring that over Labor Day Weekend, we saw donation drives for Hurricane Katrina victims all across our new Catskills homeland – from ferociously left-wing Woodstock, where an eight-band...
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No justification, no peace

Prime Minister Tony Blair, at a Downing Street press conference on Tuesday: “Let us expose the obscenity of these people saying it is concern for Iraq that drives them to...
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What the F…?

“They know what is what but they don’t know what is what, what the f—?” These words, from Fatboy Slim’s ‘Star 69’ dancefloor hit of a few years back, started...
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Dumb Quote of the Day…

“The truth is that shoddy theology does not exist without a dodgy foreign policy.” Says who? Says Salma Yaqoob, the national vice-chair of Respect and chair of Birmingham Stop the...
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Northern Soul

“I can confirm that since that morning of Thursday July 7, you have not saved one single Muslim’s life in your phoney war for freedom. A war which targets innocent...
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