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by mdubuque
May 10th, 2007, 3:27 am
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Topic: THE DEBATE IS HEATING UP: FOOD FOR FUEL?
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THE DEBATE IS HEATING UP: FOOD FOR FUEL?

<r><URL url="http://www.cuba.cu/gobierno/discursos/2007/ing/f090507i.htmlAtilio"><LINK_TEXT text="http://www.cuba.cu/gobierno/discursos/2 ... htmlAtilio">http://www.cuba.cu/gobierno/discursos/2007/ing/f090507i.htmlAtilio</LINK_TEXT></URL> Borón, a prestigious leftist intellectual who until recentlyh...
by mdubuque
April 25th, 2007, 3:18 am
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Topic: why is there only one coffee option in the US?
Replies: 24
Views: 73850

why is there only one coffee option in the US?

The obliteration of culture in the globalization Cuisinart.Who among us will fight and die for Starbucks?The locusts are destroying our culture.Predator capitalism is NOT the wave of the future.Matt
by mdubuque
April 25th, 2007, 2:58 am
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Topic: Conciousness Discussion
Replies: 101
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Conciousness Discussion

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: CactusManWho here has read "The Origin of Conciousness in the Breakdown of the Bicameral Mind"?I have read that ancient book. Borders on the trivial. It is far more interesting to study how the hemispheres work together (remember there are 600 million connections ACROSS...
by mdubuque
April 4th, 2007, 9:46 pm
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Topic: Pope Says Rich Nations Plundered Poor Nations
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Pope Says Rich Nations Plundered Poor Nations

<t>But does Hamilton care?MattPope says rich nations "plundered" Third WorldWed Apr 4, 2007 6:26 AM ETBy Philip PullellaVATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Rich countries bent on power and profit have mercilessly "plundered and sacked" Africa and other poor regions and exported to them the "cynicism of a world...
by mdubuque
April 3rd, 2007, 2:51 am
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Topic: Now, a futures market in current events, etc.
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Now, a futures market in current events, etc.

Win 30,000 bucks. Play it at the Financial Times web site.http://www.ftpredict.com/aav2/menu.jspMatt
by mdubuque
March 27th, 2007, 4:36 am
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Topic: New Forum poll
Replies: 26
Views: 81009

New Forum poll

<t>Oh my god, only a shocking illiterate would call Bernanke a monetarist. My, my.Does he have any say in the matter?MattQuoteOriginally posted by: ppauperQuoteMonetarists, including the late Milton Friedman and Benjamin Bernanke, stress the negative role of the American Federal Reserve System in fa...
by mdubuque
March 27th, 2007, 4:29 am
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Topic: anyone fly in their sleep ?
Replies: 41
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anyone fly in their sleep ?

<t>Sure, regularly. Dreams are a fantastic mixture of the spiritual realm AND what you had for dinner. Think about it.I used to occasionally hit high tension wires when I would fly, but I realized that this was a warning sign for elevated blood pressure. I cut some of the fat from my diet and that p...
by mdubuque
March 27th, 2007, 4:28 am
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Topic: anyone fly in their sleep ?
Replies: 41
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anyone fly in their sleep ?

duplicate post. Apparently from my alter egos. See above.
by mdubuque
March 27th, 2007, 4:28 am
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Topic: anyone fly in their sleep ?
Replies: 41
Views: 78916

anyone fly in their sleep ?

triplicate post, apparently from my alter egos (see above)
by mdubuque
February 27th, 2007, 11:28 pm
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Topic: PRETEXTS AGAINST IRAQ, CUBA, IRAN and VIETNAM
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PRETEXTS AGAINST IRAQ, CUBA, IRAN and VIETNAM

<t>I thought it would be helpful to review a key editorial written on August 29, 2002 by James Bamford, author of two authoritative volumes on the NSA. In this editorial, Bamford predicted (at the bottom) that Bush would be using pretexts to go to war with Iraq. How prescient he was six months befor...
by mdubuque
February 25th, 2007, 8:08 pm
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Topic: Seymour Hersh claims on CNN Late Edition US funding al-Qaeda affiliates in Lebanon
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Seymour Hersh claims on CNN Late Edition US funding al-Qaeda affiliates in Lebanon

<t>You may be aware of Pulitzer Prize winner Seymour Hersh's story in this week's New Yorker.Today on CNN's Late Edition with Wolf Blitzer, Hersh amplified on one sentence in that article with a claim he desribed as "explosive".Seymour Hersh stated that a central reason John Negroponte resigned as n...
by mdubuque
February 12th, 2007, 4:33 am
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Topic: Waiting Game in Cuba
Replies: 73
Views: 86468

Waiting Game in Cuba

<t>ppauper, do you find it coincidental that Viagra is so popular in the USA in the midst of an obesity epidemic?Perhaps you fail to see the connection.MattQuoteOriginally posted by: ppauperQuoteOriginally posted by: mdubuqueCuba has spent the past 47 years under Castro's leadership preparing for hi...
by mdubuque
January 27th, 2007, 10:15 pm
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Topic: Waiting Game in Cuba
Replies: 73
Views: 86468

Waiting Game in Cuba

<t>Attached is a letter I wrote to the FT in response to this article, which was printed in today's edition of their paper:Cuba well positioned for a bright future as a knowledge economyBy Matthew DubuquePublished: January 27 2007 02:00 | Last updated: January 27 2007 02:00From Mr Matthew Dubuque.Si...
by mdubuque
January 26th, 2007, 1:04 am
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Topic: VIDEO OF SUNNI MEN BEATEN BY IRAQI SHIA TROOPS RECENTLY, AS THEIR NEARBY US TRAINERS WATCH, LAUGHING AND JOKING
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VIDEO OF SUNNI MEN BEATEN BY IRAQI SHIA TROOPS RECENTLY, AS THEIR NEARBY US TRAINERS WATCH, LAUGHING AND JOKING

<r>US Trainers laugh and joke and watch as the Iraqi troops they are training beat various Sunnis senseles in the streets of Baghdad recently.<URL url="http://www.channel4.com/news/special-reports/special-reports-storypage.jsp?id=4444Matt"><LINK_TEXT text="http://www.channel4.com/news/special-re ......
by mdubuque
January 22nd, 2007, 2:25 am
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Topic: THE CANCER VILLAGES OF CHINA
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THE CANCER VILLAGES OF CHINA

<r> China's 'cancer villages' pay price By Dan Griffiths BBC News, Beijing The small hamlet of Shangba is a tiny jumbled collection of houses sitting in the lush green paddy fields and hills of southern China. It sounds idyllic, but many of the locals are dying after drinking polluted water. Shangba...
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