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my friends in dallas…

In Life, Politics on February 21, 2007 at 8:05 am
i’ve been putting off changing my voter registration ever since i moved to new york. there isn’t any real GOOD reason why, just several mediocre reasons: a blue vote in texas is a good vote (although when i forget to vote in every election except the presidential, that reason is kind of moot); there are plenty of blue votes in new york already (again, that doesn’t really matter if i don’t VOTE); and often, the same lists that are kept by the voters registar and the Department of Public Safety (the DMV, for you non-texans) are the same lists that are used to issue jury duty summons (i still periodically receive summons in dallas, so that one seems to be valid for the time being).however, after reading this bulletin i received from my high school alumni association, i feel like some good might have come out of my procrastination.

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in case you weren’t aware

In Life, Politics, Sports on February 15, 2007 at 10:25 pm
homophobia abounds in modern america:

New Globe Theatre in New York

In Entertainment, Life, Politics, Theatre on January 30, 2007 at 7:37 pm

in my opinion, the only thing better than being culturally and civicly active is being able to do it from your computer with out spending any money…

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an embarrassment to all alumni

In Life, Politics, School on January 16, 2007 at 11:28 pm

sadly, this is my alma mater:

SMU faculty members oppose Bush library
By ANGELA K. BROWN, Associated Press Writer Fri Jan 12, 5:58 PM ET

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In Life, Politics on October 30, 2006 at 4:49 pm
that is the official death toll of US forces in Iraq. the official death toll of 9/11 is approximately 2973. (there were approximately 40 people removed from the death toll in 2003, however, as they are still pulling remains out of the site 5 years later, we’ll use the “official” tally for the sake of illustration) with the death toll of any given month in Iraq ranging from as little as 19 to as much as 137, an average of 67 soldiers a month, the grand total of US military deaths in Iraq is less than 3 months away from eclipsing the number of deaths on 9/11.

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