September 27th, 2005

hell's kitten

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My LiveJournal Trick-or-Treat Haul
phyxius goes trick-or-treating:
chicanaprez gives you 13 tan chocolate-flavoured pieces of taffy.
hayleigh_fae gives you 2 white strawberry-flavoured wafers.
headhouse gives you 1 mauve cola-flavoured pieces of taffy.
jilflirt gives you 17 white licorice-flavoured nuggets.
kragen tricks you! You get an eraser.
lalabob11 gives you 18 green cola-flavoured pieces of taffy.
m42 tricks you! You lose 12 pieces of candy!
paisleychick gives you 16 softly glowing root beer-flavoured gummy bats.
psychopepsquad gives you 6 dark green raspberry-flavoured gumdrops.
x_rumour_x tricks you! You get a used tissue.
phyxius ends up with 61 pieces of candy, an eraser, and a used tissue.
Go trick-or-treating! Username:
Another fun meme brought to you by rfreebern.

Gee, my brothers are so nice. :P
hell's kitten

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The contents of a woman's handbag have long remained a mystery - often even to the owner - but a new design offers to shine a light on the problem.

In the wake of Hurricane Katrina, right-wing groups pounced on opportunities to nurture their pet projects. - It's not surprising that many of the RSC's proposed cuts would accomplish other far-right goals besides decreasing the deficit. "Operation Offset" would encourage Defense Department employees to open health savings accounts. More dramatically, it would eliminate:

  • The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (in part because "CPB and PBS continue to use federal funding to pay for questionable programming");
  • Federal loans for graduate students ("graduate students make an informed decision to invest in their own futures");
  • Title X family planning services for teenagers (the program provides "free and reduced-priced contraceptives, including the IUD, the injection drug Depo-Provera, and the morning-after pill to teenagers, without any parental involvement or consent"); and
  • The National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities ("the general public benefits very little" from them).

    Facing life in a U.S. prison, the 'Prince of Pot' sparks an extradition war that could test the limits of the war on drugs -- and legalize pot in Canada at last.

    A torture victim provides a frightening first-hand account of the Islamic Republic of Iran's extensive anti-gay crackdown.

    To Conserve Gas, President Calls for Less Driving - "We can all pitch in," Mr. Bush said. "People just need to recognize that the storms have caused disruption," he added, and that if Americans are able to avoid going "on a trip that's not essential, that would be helpful."

    We do?!? Practice what you preach, bastard....