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    Tuesday December 30 2003 @ 05:48PM PST
    sitting in high cotton
    Posted under politics (my fav. vice) by tom (10.1.1.---)

    Arguably the single biggest waste of taxpayer money is farm subsidies. These subsidies enumerated in the much discussed "farm bill" amount to ~100 Billion dollars.

    Recently The Economist has reported that one [...]

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    Last modified: Thursday February 12 2004 @ 02:16PM PST

    Monday December 29 2003 @ 12:29AM PST
    Non-Recreational Drugs are Bad, mmmkay?
    Posted under Drugs by tom (4.41.57.---)

    drugs This month has brought to my attention two seperate cases supporting my long-standing belief that taking drugs for headaches isn't worth it.

    First: It seems that what I have always said is now the scientific consensus. I.e. popping a pill when you get a headache makes you more suseptible to headaches [...]

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    Last modified: Monday September 09 2013 @ 09:24PM PDT

    Sunday December 21 2003 @ 07:50PM PST
    we've come a long way from Wickard v. Filburn
    Posted under politics (my fav. vice) by tom (10.1.1.---)

    You have to be an idiot or a lawyer to think that the interstate commerce clause gives congress constitutional authority to legislate regarding domestic violence.

    www.cyberessays.com/Politics/82.htm

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    Friday December 05 2003 @ 10:40PM PST
    Prohibition Repealed!
    Posted under Drugs by tom (10.1.1.---)

    drugs Merry Prohibition Repeal day. (I almost missed it!)

    Read the new york times article and the "related headlines" from 70 years ago, they're interesting:

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    Friday December 05 2003 @ 06:26PM PST
    abuse of this blog
    Posted under General by Tom (10.1.1.---)

    O.K. I sure in hell didn't put this blog up for things like this, but I'm desperate. So, help me pick my Boy's name... [...]


    Wednesday December 03 2003 @ 02:18PM PST

    Posted under Drugs by tom (10.1.1.---)

    drugs "Never attribut to malice, that which can as easily be explained by stupidity", is a truism i'm very fond of.

    However, it certainly doesn't hold for greed. In fact, i'd say you are safe to not attibute to stupidity that which can just as well be explained by greed. (Though it's not like they are mutually exclusive)

    Research on Ecstasy Is Clouded by Errors [...]


    Wednesday November 26 2003 @ 12:28PM PST
    Bush Bro's vices
    Posted under politics (my fav. vice) by tom (10.1.1.---)

    I'm o.k. with the Lust. And i can't exactly cast the first stone as far as avarice goes, but, I've still got some puritanism in me, i'm afraid and it bothers me when someone runs a bank into the ground at taxpayer expense and gets 2 million for, what exactly? (no really, someone tell me.) http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/3240756.stm [...]

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    Last modified: Wednesday December 03 2003 @ 02:13PM PST

    Wednesday November 05 2003 @ 08:13AM PST
    More confederate flag crap
    Posted under politics (my fav. vice) by nate (162.93.14.---)

    http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&u=/washpost/20031105/ts_washpost/a64780_2003nov4

    [...]

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    Last modified: Friday February 13 2004 @ 12:39AM PST

    Monday October 20 2003 @ 05:52PM PDT
    this blog.
    Posted under General by tom (10.1.1.---)

    Hey, this blog is now official.

    [...]

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    Last modified: Wednesday February 15 2006 @ 04:31AM PST

    Friday October 17 2003 @ 01:13AM PDT
    federalist papers #46 - final paragraph.
    Posted under politics (my fav. vice) by tom (10.1.1.---)

    I was recently reading in slate (http://www.slate.com) some moron saying that there are "strong arguments on each side" of the issue of whether or not the right to keep and bear arms is an individual or a collective right. [...]


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