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Posts tagged ‘Bush’

links from 40-50 days ago

Why I took my wife’s last name.
An interesting article on one man’s experience when he changed his name to his wife’s name upon his marriage.

Why I fight copyfight.
Cory Doctorow on why he fights against the copyright phenomenon.
As well as a little cartoon on what is piracy and what is filesharing.

Bush-Obama Handshake.
Even though the US presidential election was dirty and underhand in many ways, the fact that when the time comes George Bush will leave office and not refuse to hand over control of the country is pretty amazing. We should not take this for granted.

Instead of linking the page I will just put this quote:
Peace is not the product of terror or fear.
Peace is not the silence of cemeteries.
Peace is not the silent result of violent repression.
Peace is the generous, tranquil contribution
of all to the good of all.
Peace is dynamism. Peace is generosity.
It is right and it is duty.
– Archbishop Oscar Romero

Killer Compost bin
Instructions on how to utilise used tyres as compost bins. An awesome use as I was reading the other day how old tyres with water in them are the major breeding ground for mosquitos and the diseases they can carry.

When Mothers kill their Children.
This blog post talks about the differences in when mothers and fathers kill thier children, and the different ways that the media covers either event.

Chickens Chickens Chickens
My sorrellina just bought a new house with a chicken coop, I’ve been reading sites like these and are looking forward to buying them some chickens, providing the neighbours etc allow it.

No way will there be an economic downturn
This vid is amazingly hard to believe, and even harder to watch. Especially with hindsight.

I’m too tired to do anymore. Maybe later.

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