From the daily archives: Tuesday, January 23, 2007

The US House finally, and unanimously (who is gonna vote against THIS one?), voted to stop paying pensions to its members who are convicted of certain relevant felonies (e.g. bribery).

Unfortunately, this doesn’t cover those already convicted representatives like Bob Ney and, I assume, Youngstown’s own flamboyant (i.e. crazy) James Traficant.

Also- the bill passed by the Senate states that the new rules won’t kick in for another two […]

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The importance of exact words

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I lived in Utah for almost a year- and, from experience, I can tell you that Mormons (i.e. Members of the Church of Latter Day Saints or LDS) are actually pretty nice people.

They don’t push their religion on you and they aren’t judgmental.

If you invite someone out for a drink after work (Mormons don’t drink alcohol) or offer to get them a cup of coffee (Mormons don’t consume caffeine)- they are not offended they simply decline politely.

The rest of the world, however, is not so polite when it comes to the Mormons.

Historically, they have been […]

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