Cable’s exclusive lock on Apartment Complexes may be dead

31 10 2007

Good riddance. Apartment dwellers and condo owners could soon be free of exclusive cable contracts. The FCC may strike down such deals as anticompetitive later this week.

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Plentyoffish: 1-Man Company May Be Worth $1Billion

31 10 2007

We’ve written before about PlentyOfFish, a leading online dating site that is run by a single person and is raking in money. Markus Frind is the singular force behind PlentyOfFish. At the time of our last review, June 2006, PlentyOfFish was earning $10,000 per day from Google Adsense (around $3.5 M per annum).

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Low Morale Has U.S. Troops in Iraq Pretending to Patrol

31 10 2007

Morale among US soldiers in the country is so poor, many are simply parking their Humvees and pretending to be on patrol, called “search and avoid” missions.

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The rise of secular America

31 10 2007

The number of Americans who say they are atheist or agnostic, or choose not to identify with a religious tradition is increasing, albeit from a very low base. The most secular Americans are those 30 and younger – 19% of whom do not identify with a religious tradition.

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Member’s in Congress Attempting to take back War Powers. Help them.

31 10 2007

Who has the primary authority to wage war on the behalf of the United States: the commander-in-chief or the Congress? The new Jones-Delahunt resolution would specifically prohibit the president from entering into future hostilities without congressional action. This is an important piece of legislation and needs to be supported.

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Why French Women Don’t Get Fat

31 10 2007

Only 11 percent of the French population qualifies as obese, while we almost triple that percentage mark here in the land of plenty. Furthermore, the French eat three times as much saturated animal fat as Americans do and only a third as many die of heart attacks.

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Democratic candidate questions Bush’s mental health

31 10 2007

“I seriously believe we have to start asking questions about his mental health,” Kucinich told The Inquirer’s editorial board. “There’s something wrong. He does not seem to understand his words have real impact.”Kucinich was referring to President Bush’s warning of dire consequences if Iran acquires nuclear weapons.

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