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  1. what I'm reading

    "The History of Henry Esmond" by Thackeray.
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  2. Complicated Questions

    by , 12-04-2015 at 08:55 PM (Memories of the 28th Century)
    One of my more pleasant eccentricities is that I hate the common greeting, “How are you?” I only answer the question directly in very special circumstances, but that’s fine, because most people don’t even realize that they have asked a question.

    One of my common responses is, “I don’t know either.” Most people take that wrongly and think that I meant “yet” instead of “either”. There was one person to whom I gave that reply, and he claimed that he hadn’t asked any question. He was ...

    Updated 12-04-2015 at 09:10 PM by PeterL

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  3. My biography

    Of course I had a rural origin, have finished my primary school at a village nearer to ours about fifty Kilometers in the northern part of Mosul city on the left part of Tigris River towering over it as if this River is its own.
    There I had learned the swimming in the first period of youth ages.
    I didn't forget the day when our teacher of English put us at an unexpected exam and those who are my classmates -who are all larger than me-all of them failed in the exam and only me was succeeded
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    Updated 12-01-2015 at 07:28 AM by Mohammad Ahmad

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  4. novel #9 is complete

    Just finished the initial draft, and ahead of time. Will require re-reading and proofing by a third party; I expect to have it online early next year.
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  5. Gun Rights Fraud

    by , 11-30-2015 at 09:50 AM (Memories of the 28th Century)
    I just ran across a quote from Warren Burger regarding the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution: the Second Amendment "has been the subject of one of the greatest pieces of fraud, I repeat the word fraud, on the American public," saying that the "right to bear arms" is a right of the states or state militias like the National Guard, not of individuals. They argue that the well-regulated militia clause in the Second Amendment is a restriction on the declaration of the right, ...
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