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Men who use the Pill can expect to regain fertility

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By Nigel Hawkes, Health Editor
THE effects of the male equivalent of the Pill should be easily reversible, a study shows. The contraceptive will never be widely used unless men can be sure that once they stop taking it their sperm counts will return to normal. To test that this is true of the combinations of implants and pills used so far in trials, a team led by Peter Liu, of the Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute, examined 30 studies on the male Pill published between 1990 and 2005. READ IT

I-M-P-E-A-C-H!

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Finally, someone gets the ball rolling...announcement of Bush Impeachment Book in the NyPost

"A BOOK'S coming out called "The Case for Impeachment: The Legal Argument for Removing President George W. Bush from Office." Co-authors Guantanamo counsel Barbara Olshansky and L.A. Daily News reporter David Lindorff list potentially impeachable offenses as: * Conspiracy of Lies Tricking the Country into the Iraqi War, which may end up costing $2 trillion and, so far, 2,300 American lives. * Deliberate Exposure of an Undercover CIA Agent. * Assault on Civil Liberties as in wiretapping and eavesdropping.

* Deliberate Violation of International law. * Torture of Prisoners. * The FEMA/Katrina response.

* A Culture of Corruption in Washington. * Obstructions of Investigations into what the administration knew pre-9/11. * Allowing family and friends to profit from the war." READ EXCERPTS FROM THE BOOK ON LINDORFF'S SITE, "This Can't Be Happening&…

Pink for Best Album of 2006, I kid you not

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Pink
Originally uploaded by _Faith.
Melodic and catchy to a fault, this is her best album yet.
Listening to I'm Not Dead is like finding a $20 dollar bill on the street.

FAVS:
The revelatory bittersweet, "Dear Mr. President" (feat. Indigo Girls) IS AMAZING.
What kind of father would take his own daughter's rights away
And what kind of father might hate his own daughter if she were gay
I can only imagine what the first lady has to say
You've come a long way from whiskey and cocaine

Xtina's last album, Stripped had quite a few songs regarding traumatic childhood, but I like Pink's soft exploration, with rousing strings. The only word that springs to mind? Triumphant. "Conversations With My 13 Year Old Self"
Come over here and let me hold your hand and hug you darling
I promise you that it won't always feel this bad
There are so many things I want to say to you
You're the girl I used to be
You little heartbroken thirteen year old me
Lyrically I think sh…

News of Biblical Proportions: Jesus Committed Suicide?

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The Last Supper
Originally uploaded by _Faith.From PageSix's Cindy Adams:
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April 6, 2006 -- HERE'S A big story. Not that anything I've reported before was junk. But just to point out, in case you're in a hurry and not paying real attention, that this is a big story. For two years, National Geographic has secretly worked on a project dealing with religious history. Their deep pockets financed an architectural dig in biblical desert land. Its ultimate was to yield a scriptural trove and, in fact, has unearthed what they will soon proclaim are ancient scrolls. These scrolls have painstakingly been translated by a group of scholars, and the revelation is that they deal exclusively with Judas. The assumption is this wondrous history of the ages has been authenticated via forensics, carbon dating, historians, clergy, graphologists, geologists, geneologists, biologists, specialists, scientists, pathologists, zoologists and any other kind of…

Most Relevant Article On Iraq I've Read All Year

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U.S., Britain Try to Ease Shiites' WorriesAs pressure mounts on the prime minister to step down, Rice tells Iraq's majority group that it still has the power to pick his replacement. By Borzou Daragahi, Times Staff Writer

...Washington's problems with Jafari date back to last year, when he was named interim prime minister after the country's first legislative elections. Privately, U.S. officials have been expressing frustration with Jafari, saying he is unable to handle the job.

When his government proved unable to provide basic subsidized goods to Iraqis, American officials feared that the public's confidence in the government was being undermined.

They have grown increasingly concerned that the deadlock over the government was due to his lack of political savvy.

But the actual American push for Jafari's replacement appeared to come more recently. An official in Washington said that less than three weeks ago…

Migrants Find a Gold Rush in New Orleans

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Originally uploaded by _Faith.Word spread to Latino laborers as Katrina's floodwaters ebbed: There is work with good money and no questions about papers.

By Sam Quinones, Los Angeles Times Staff Writer
April 4, 2006
NEW ORLEANS — As the floodwaters of Hurricane Katrina receded in September, roads filled with residents leaving the city, their cars, SUVs and moving vans jammed with what they had salvaged of their lives.

Thousands of men from Mexico and Central America were driving into the city. Word had spread throughout the Latino immigrant diaspora in America that the city had plenty of work, construction wages had doubled to $16 an hour and no one was asking for papers.

READ THE REST OF THIS STUNNING ARTICLE AT THE LATIMES.COM

THANK GOD SOMEBODY'S GOING?

COULD WE FIND A WAY TO WORK TOGETHER ON THIS BLACK AND BROWN?

COURSE THE GOLD RUSH SAW UNTOLD HORROS OF AMERICAN INSTINCT AGAINST IMMIGRANT (i.e. free vs. forced american labor) MENTALITY.

MEXICAN, CHILEANS, AFRICAN AMERICANS, …

Invasion heroine's records find

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The Royal Oak pub put up a painting of Jemima Nicholas' story A college lecturer believes he has found proof that the woman said to have played a key role in defeating the last army to invade Britain really existed.Pembrokeshire man Andrew Thomas claims he has found the baptism records of Jemima Nicholas, who tricked French troops into surrendering in 1797. Nicholas told local women to dress in a black-and-red traditional costume, and the French thought they were soldiers. But the origins of the heroine, who died in 1832, have never been proved. Mr Thomas was researching his family when he found what he claims is Nicholas' baptism records. The county's records office in Haverfordwest has a record which shows a Jemima Nicholas was baptised in the parish of Mathry on 2 March 1755. This would have made her 41 at the time of the French invasion, close to contemporary accounts which put the Fishguard shoemaker at 47. The baptism record is about the right date and it fits in with…

Katrina Watch: Good To Know Bush Has An Exit Strategy!

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The Bush administration said yesterday that the cost of rebuilding New Orleans's levees to federal standards has nearly tripled to $10 billion and that there may not be enough money to fully protect the entire region.Read more about the disgusting reality of the Bush Administration.

And to make you feel better? 'cause it is Fool's Day? Check out somereally great political cartoons from Adam Zyglis!