A history of the world...
One of the causes of the Revolutionary Wars was the English put tacks in their tea. Also, the colonists would send their parcels through the post without stamps. During the War, Red Coats and Paul Revere was throwing balls over stone walls. The dogs were barking and the peacocks crowing. Finally, the colonists won the War and no longer had to pay for taxis. Delegates from the original thirteen states formed the Contented Congress. Thomas Jefferson, a Virgin, and Benjamin Franklin were two singers of the Declaration of Independence. Franklin had gone to Boston...
11 days and counting. At this point in time, for all intents and purposes, I do not actually have a computer. One and a half computers are currently splayed all over the floor of my dad's bedroom. Good thing my sister has this here laptop handy.
So about this time I have spent not being on the internet/ playing games. It makes onerealise how much of one's life is wasted basking in the artificial glow of an LCD monitor. Makes you think - how much more school work could be pulled off in one week if , say, the Internet went down for that time. Economic collapse notwithstanding.
I'm doing a Morris and posting someone else's ideas, but I think this letter is worth a read:
The Honourable Bronwyn Bishop MP
House of Representatives
Canberra ACT 2600
Dear Mrs Bishop,
ďThe point that Iíve made about the headscarf is it is worn by children in school, and it is in public schools where I have said it has become that iconic symbol of the clash of cultures." 1 You said this! I canít believe people thought you were going to be the first female Prime Minister. Do you really believe that we should ban Muslim girls from wearing a headscarf, from following...
Deaths in Iraq So Far
I'll make it short:
The Lancet Report states that the deaths in Iraq attributable to the US invasion, both direct killings and indirectly as a result fo the disruption to health services etc is:
This is an average of a number of estimates based on street door-knocking polls in Iraq. Now this is far more than the highest estimates of the deaths caused by Saddam Hussein's leadership (however they aren't directly comparable because this figure also includes indirect deaths).