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I realize a lot of people have been following the Perils of Palin as she tries to get her foot out of her mouth, or her head out of her butt, or her hand out of the cookie jar...BUT... something is ...
by 8ackgr0und N015e
Comment Count 945 comments on Sun Sep 14, 2008 at 08:54 PM PDT with 1277 Recommends
Last month, I spent 2 weeks in Bolivia, researching food and agriculture there. Toward the end of the trip, we headed south to the department of Oruro (they divide the country into 9 departments, ...
by Jill Richardson
Comment Count 136 comments on Sat Nov 06, 2010 at 02:51 AM PDT with 399 Recommends
Back in 2007-08, those of us engaged in the Obama-Edwards-Clinton debates on this site couldn't shut up about the difference ...
by Adam B
Comment Count 207 comments on Thu Jan 17, 2013 at 09:04 AM PST with 284 Recommends
For the third time (after not finding him in Hong Kong after 3 weeks, and not detecting his flight to Russia), the US government has once again failed to catch former NSA contractor Edward Snowden, ...
by Jesselyn Radack
Comment Count 215 comments on Wed Jul 03, 2013 at 06:50 AM PDT with 230 Recommends
Well, this was a big, big, big mistake .
by bink
Comment Count 345 comments on Wed Jul 03, 2013 at 04:44 AM PDT with 222 Recommends
Mainstream Media Portal Morales challenges U.S. after Snowden rumor holds up plane in Europe (CNN) -- A defiant Evo Morales returned to Bolivia late Wednesday, railing on the United States after ...
by xxdr zombiexx
Comment Count 406 comments on Thu Jul 04, 2013 at 05:11 AM PDT with 217 Recommends
This is really unbelievable and shows that the world is rapidly evolving to some sort of a "police state". Bolivian leader's plane rerouted on Snowden fear Bolivia's foreign minister says the ...
by Blue Wind
Comment Count 1004 comments on Tue Jul 02, 2013 at 04:23 PM PDT with 208 Recommends
On August 14, 1947, three men met for drinks at a cafe in American-occupied Memmingen, Germany. One of them was Kurt Merck , a former officer in the Nazi Germany military intelligence agency ...
by gjohnsit
Comment Count 113 comments on Sat Mar 08, 2014 at 08:42 AM PST with 188 Recommends
by Chris Kulczycki
Comment Count 91 comments on Mon Dec 19, 2005 at 03:22 AM PST with 158 Recommends
I've only been to Bolivia once and didn't spend much time there -- only about a week or so -- and my memories of the highlands, unfortunately, are not pleasant. I had come down with traveler's ...
by litho
Comment Count 90 comments on Thu Jul 04, 2013 at 09:36 AM PDT with 157 Recommends
Pardon the oxymoronic title but these last two years - the world and in particular developing countries - the poor and the vulnerable have been hit by both food and energy crises. Add water to this ...
by Patric Juillet
Comment Count 112 comments on Thu May 06, 2010 at 01:03 PM PDT with 143 Recommends
I'm always fascinated by world elections. I believe that if other countries are continually democratically electing populist leaders that don't "toe the line" to US foreign policy and business ...
by greenpunx
Comment Count 294 comments on Sun Dec 06, 2009 at 02:47 PM PST with 140 Recommends
File this one under "no one ever would have guessed." Reuters reports : (Reuters) - Spain acknowledged on Tuesday that a U.S. request had led it to delay approving an overflight by Bolivia's ...
by Lost Left Coaster
Comment Count 128 comments on Tue Jul 09, 2013 at 04:34 PM PDT with 131 Recommends
The North Carolina Coastal Resource Commission just finished the first study of sea level rise in ...
by wade norris
Comment Count 114 comments on Sat Jan 23, 2010 at 04:03 PM PST with 128 Recommends
Snowden case: France apologises in Bolivia plane row The French foreign ministry issued a statement on the incident. Ministry spokesman Philippe Lalliot said: "The foreign minister called his ...
by Richard Lyon
Comment Count 217 comments on Wed Jul 03, 2013 at 06:21 PM PDT with 103 Recommends
by Jill Richardson
Comment Count 37 comments on Fri Sep 23, 2011 at 08:00 AM PDT with 98 Recommends
Apparently Bolivia was not intimidated by the misbehavior of certain European countries Bolivian President Evo Morales said Saturday that Snowden is welcome in his country. So, Bolivia is the 3rd ...
by Blue Wind
Comment Count 330 comments on Sat Jul 06, 2013 at 10:11 AM PDT with 86 Recommends
In a week when the American president has decided our energy policy should ...
by Bill McKibben
Comment Count 24 comments on Thu Apr 01, 2010 at 04:17 PM PDT with 62 Recommends
It can be very disheartening to contemplate the state of the world, these days. Climate change, growing wealth inequality, civil rights erosion, violence, violence and more violence. As a ...
by UnaSpenser
Comment Count 66 comments on Sun Aug 10, 2014 at 03:00 PM PDT with 58 Recommends
I've recently taken to consuming narcotics. I wouldn't say I'm an addict by any stretch. But I certainly smuggled a banned substance into the U.S. from South America for my own consumption and for ...
by Jill Richardson
Comment Count 25 comments on Fri Feb 04, 2011 at 07:29 PM PST with 57 Recommends