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by ppauper
Today, 9:11 am
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Topic: Trump - the first 100 days
Replies: 1406
Views: 20981

Re: Trump - the first 100 days

more on the afghan war. It sounds as though President Trump wants more justification before expending more blood and treasure in afghanistan. Trump Pushes Back on Plan for Afghanistan Troop Surge General McMaster, the national security advisor, has been pushing for a troop surge in afghanistan, but ...
by ppauper
Today, 8:16 am
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Topic: Impending Birth - Not Being Present
Replies: 48
Views: 484

Re: Impending Birth - Not Being Present

Fair enough - I meant as one giving birth or observing. As a major participant: I have a very nice picture of myself when I was just a few hours old.  Sleeping quietly all wrapped up in a little white bunting.  :) And several days later with my parents at home.  They are beaming and I am looking ri...
by ppauper
Yesterday, 9:04 pm
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Topic: Brazil, enemy of the landing strip
Replies: 318
Views: 36748

Re: Brazil, enemy of the landing strip

Brazil: Buttock surgeon killed in suspected revenge attack Marcilene Soares Gama, 49, had been accused by clients of using industrial silicone for buttock enlargement. At the time of her death she faced court action over charges she pretended to be a doctor. that sounds suspiciously like a case in ...
by ppauper
Yesterday, 8:46 pm
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Topic: Animal storieS
Replies: 134
Views: 20215

Re: Animal storieS

Great White Shark v Killer Whale may have been a success, but Phelps vs. Shark: Great Gold vs. Great White was a washout
by ppauper
Yesterday, 8:20 pm
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Topic: Impending Birth - Not Being Present
Replies: 48
Views: 484

Re: Impending Birth - Not Being Present

trackstar wrote:
I have never been near a birthing from either side

I can't be the only one here who came out of a birth canal
by ppauper
Yesterday, 8:12 pm
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Topic: big brother
Replies: 170
Views: 161732

Re: big brother

by ppauper
Yesterday, 7:02 pm
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Topic: Rogers Veraarts
Replies: 734
Views: 62063

Re: Rogers Veraarts

outrun wrote:
I also saw something land on my wife from the corner of my eye, and it was a mouse sized cockroach

what was it doing in the corner of your eye?
by ppauper
Yesterday, 3:44 pm
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Topic: Help Terri by eating lots of food on Easter
Replies: 58
Views: 156201

Re: Help Terri by eating lots of food on Easter

Charlie Gard´s parents´ emotional statement in full

they seem to be saying that if charlie had been treated when they first asked, then charlie would have had a real chance of getting better.
Instead, the british hospital ran the clock out
by ppauper
Yesterday, 2:29 pm
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Topic: Help Terri by eating lots of food on Easter
Replies: 58
Views: 156201

Re: Help Terri by eating lots of food on Easter

cuch made a crack earlier about charlie not being a syrian refugee there was a similar case in Canada a few years ago, in which the family were lebanese (the father was muslim and the mother catholic) Joseph Maraachli case family in windsor, ontario, canada. Kid got sick, they took him over the bord...
by ppauper
Yesterday, 2:03 pm
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Topic: Help Terri by eating lots of food on Easter
Replies: 58
Views: 156201

Re: Help Terri by eating lots of food on Easter

the british hospital has run out the clock on charlie's fight charlie's parents have ended their fight, because the condition of their son has worsened during the protracted legal fight. charlie was admitted to the British hospital 10 months ago, charlie's parents started the crowdfunding page to ta...
by ppauper
Yesterday, 10:39 am
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Topic: Poland pays homage to the Gipper
Replies: 11
Views: 79979

Re: Poland pays homage to the Gipper

googling the image tells me that the handful of protestors were dressed as characters from the handmaid's tail, a dystopian novel by margaret atwood of canada, which has spawned a loosely based internet series on hulu. wiki on the novel The story is told in the first person by a woman called Offred ...