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Re: FINALLY SOME GOOD ADVICE!!! -How To Get A Man In Four Weeks Or Less - If You Want One

RadioRaheem ·
how old is your friend? If she is over 30, then it sounds like she is taking the best deal on the table. I'm from the MD area, educated in DC[Georgetown U], returned to DC after grad school and have found that black women are the least approachable women of the all. Many DC black men agree with me on this. That's why there are so many mixed couples in the surrounding areas, i.e. Northern VA, PG County, Gaitherburg MD, Bethesda MD, and Silver Spring MD...have you ever been to Georgetown??
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Re: FINALLY SOME GOOD ADVICE!!! -How To Get A Man In Four Weeks Or Less - If You Want One

detroit1 ·
I'm sick and tired of hearing black women dog out their ex-boyfriends who were worthless, unemployed crack-heads totally ignoring the fact that he was in that same position when she "chose" to be involved with him. Ain't nobody tell her to find her man in the alley......then take him home, feed him, cloth him and buy him a playstation. These same women will also defend their bum-ass boyfriends if you say something bad about him; then turn around and hate on brothas who have themselves...
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Re: What Are Women Really Attracted To?

Max ·
It's really difficult to determine what women are attracted to. True story: I was on the bus. This fine-looking Puerto-Rican girl came on; she had these large, seductive, blue eyes; voluptuous - full luscious tits, big round hips and an ass to match. ABSOLUTELY STUNNING. So,as she walks down the aisle, we make eye-contact. I smiled at her. And she? She rolled eyes-clearly annoyed, as if to say: "nigga PUH-LEEEEAAASE...don't even think about!!" Now, I admit, I'm never gonna make the cover of...
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Re: "If the KKK opposes gay marriage, I would ride with them."

Fine ·
The Rev. Gregory Daniels is a baffling idiot. His statement sounds almost as preverse as the actions of the NAACP who in 1977 defended the KKK in Dayton, OH while irrantly proclaiming that every American deserved a fair chance... IMHO most of these Rev Chicken Wing, Pastor Pork Chop types make me sick with their twisted rhetoric. They mislead the congregations who cling to their every word while adhering to a flair of un-sense of history. Amazing.
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Re: **Constantine: The Father of Christianity[With Just A Hint of Paganism!]??**

Fine ·
After the final destruction of Jerusalem and Judea by the Romans in 135 AD, the Jerusalem church was taken over by non-Jews. From this destruction, Eusebius says: "In this way the city was closed to the Jewish Race and suffered the total destruction of its former inhabitants, it was colonized by an alien race, and the Roman city which subsequently arose changed its name in honor of the emperor then reigning" (S., Acharya 37-8). The First Ecumenical Council of the Catholic Church was held in...
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Re: Recipes... Part 2

HonestBrother ·
Moroccan Chicken baked with Orange-spiced harissa sauce 1/4 cup Harissa sauce (see Art Girl's post) 1/2 cup Orange juice 1 tb Grated orange peel 1/4 cup Cider vinegar 2 tb Vegetable oil 1 ts Ground cinnamon 2 ts sugar (optional) 3 lb Chicken Combine all the ingredients to make a smooth paste, thinning with orange juice as needed. Separate chicken breast from skin (try not to cut or tear skin). Spread sauce between skin and chicken (you can do this with other pieces as well) and spread the...
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Re: Recipes... Part 2

HonestBrother ·
Correction: Moroccan Chicken baked with Orange-spiced harissa sauce 1/4 cup Harissa sauce (see Art Girl's post) 1/2 cup Orange juice 1 tb Grated orange peel 1/4 cup Cider vinegar 2 tb Vegetable oil 1 ts Ground cinnamon 2 ts sugar (optional) 3 lb Chicken Combine all the ingredients to make a smooth paste, thinning with orange juice as needed. Separate chicken breast from skin (try not to cut or tear skin). Spread sauce between skin and chicken (you can do this with other pieces as well) and...
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Re: BLACK PEOPLE IN THE BRITISH ISLES

FireFly ·
Ignatius Sancho (1729-1780) (excerpts only) From African Slave to Composer & Author Born on a Slave Ship Near Guinea, West Africa Ignatius Sancho was one of the few Africans in 18th-century England to become a member of the middle class, highly literate and an amateur musician and composer. Birth Ignatius Sancho was born in 1729 on a British slave ship near Guinea, West Africa, enroute to the Spanish West Indies. He was orphaned in infancy. Ignatius Sancho: An African Man of Letters is a...
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Re: Recipes... Part 2

FireFly ·
You can buy jars of this commerically, but it is fun to make and worth the fiddle... Moroccan Preserved Lemons Makes 10 10 thin skinned lemons 1 1/2 cups rock salt 1 litre (32 fl oz) boiling water juice of 1 lemon 8 cardamon pods 2 small red chillies, optional 2 bay leaves, optional olive oil, to cover Scrub the lemons well and soak in wate for about 3 days, changing the water daily. This disperese the gas and acids contained in the fruit). Remove from the water and cut four pockets end to...
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Re: The Black Commentator vs. The Wall Street Journal

Nmaginate ·
Here's the thread containing that piece [[[ ... <> ... ]]]
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Re: Appreciating Black Beauty

Rowe ·
It sadens me that we don't see and/or appreciate this kind of beauty more often. Who determines what is "ugly?" Where have all the Black models gone? - a supermodel analyzes racist factors in several industries that impact jobs in the media and fashion modeling industry by Veronica Webb In the fall of 1994, I shared the cover of YSB with Black male model Clayton Hunter and with Roshumba, who had been featured in the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue three years in a row. I, like more than a...
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Re: Vouchers ???

umbrarchist ·
It recently occured to me there could be another option with these vouchers. Suppose the kids came in to be tested every two months and as long as they remained above average they don't have to come to school. Tell them what books cover the material that will be on the tests and let them do what they please. If the kids have passed all of the tests at the end of the school year and haven't spent the vouchers with any schools or tutors then they can cash them in and keep the money. I bet you...
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Re: I finally found the Black women's reply to the "Where is the love?'" from Tampa

nayo ·
Name-calling? Darn. I especially agreed with this: "Most of the so-called love I've seen has been a lot of infantile degradation..." Ad nauseum. I recently had a black fellow, ask me could I find him a girlfriend. Ask me could I find HIM a girlfriend. I said my name was'nt 'Hitch'. Then, he goes on to say, "you sure got some big legs...I see those big legs everyday, and I say mmmmmmmm. Where yo man at, gurrl? Let me give you my phone number, and you tell ya girls about me. ya heah. I'm 53...
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Re: Who Should Pay for Reparations? Black Americans... Obviously

Nmaginate ·
More like have enough self-respect and self-esteem as to not discredit his/their own intelligence by thinking dumb shit like that will fly. At least make a more compelling case, if there is one... (Oops! There isn't one). It's really sad and I sorta feel sorry for people who have problems saying things beyond the little juvenile simplistic, half-a-first-thought ridiculous ideas they think would or should resonate. Here's a short list of this Child's Themes (with him thinking he's talking to...
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Re: father claims rights denied

Frenchy ·
What a complete joke. Unless those kids live with you, you are not buying them all that they need to survive and thrive. If it pains you to not have those gifts deducted from your financial obligations, then stop buying the stuff and just give the checks. Sometimes I wonder if people like this were ever in the picture. It's like they don't have a full comprehension of how expensive it is to raise children... like they don't know that children need things daily, they don't follow some kind of...
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Re: I finally found the Black women's reply to the "Where is the love?'" from Tampa

folobatuyi ·
oyinbo...hmm...Nayo..are you Nigerian? just curious.
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Re: 4 Unpopular "TRUTHS"... by Project 2019

MBM ·
Could YOU? What are YOUR ideas? What has your ideology offered as a strategy to advance African America? What barometer can we look to to see the progress and RESULTS that have come from your way of thinking? Ad infinitem I have demonstrated that liberalism has fought against conservatism every step of the way to bring us from slavery to where we are today. At EVERY step along the way conservatism has fought to restrain and suppress our progress. How can you regurgitate your drivel with a...
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Re: Plane Hits Building...

Isome ·
As an example of an extensive government cover-up, there is the case of TWA Flight 800 from July 17, 1996. Over 30 witnesses claim to have seen an object shooting up in the air and hitting Flt 800 just before it exploded, similar to the imagery we've all seen from the first Gulf War (scud missiles flying UP). Government agencies, including the F.B.I. and NTSB, vehemently denied any existence of a missile that could have hit the plane. However, lots of Americans, including relatives of those...
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Re: Kanye West: Does Jesus Walk?

FireFly ·
Powerful photo and a thumbs up to the publishers. I'm sure it will create controvesy in the US and publicity for Kanye. What's the content of the article that goes with it? Is it a general 'conversational' interview, or is the main theme religious? I'll certainly look out for this issue - whether Australia get's the same cover remains to be seen.
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Re: A Narrow View of Black Women

Rowe ·
The public has launched attacks against the fashion industry's narrow standard of beauty for quite some time. In the 80's, for example, there was a great concern for White teenage girls who suffered from anorexia nervosa and bulemia as a result of them trying to look like the super models being featured in popular fashion magazines. Feminists, parents, and other concerned members of the community criticized fashion editors harshly for not featuring "normal-sized" women in their magazines,...
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Re: State of the Union: NPR WANTS YOUR VIEW

Frenchy ·
Well, we're clearly much worse off than we were before. Unemployment is up. Wages don't cover the same standard of living for most people anymore, but you're putting in longer hours at the office/on the field. Social programs are being cut. Public broadcasting is actually being threatened if they don't air programs favorable to the administration. Protests and outrage are useless as we have officials who pay no attention to that and follow their own agenda, so people have become apathetic.
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Re: State of the Union: NPR WANTS YOUR VIEW

Constructive Feedback (Guest) ·
Speak for yourself. "Worse off before" what? In the past 5 years I have had 2 children, gotten a new job with a 5 figure raise, paid off the majority of my debt and gotten more spiritually focused. Maybe rather than looking to what the GOD-verment can distribute to you it is time to look for another more effective source for grace? The United States might be facing more challenges as other powers around the world rise up from the previos period of colonialism and players in the big battle...
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Re: Radio Raheem's Personal tribute to Interracial couples

Khalliqa ·
hmmmmm.....Was the grass greener on the other side? May I offer my opinion? A Black woman may have an attitude because she's been hurt.... How do you respond to someone in pain?.... You offer comfort.... not judgment.... that will come later... after they know that you are someone they can trust will not hurt their heart anymore.....She may not be the one... but she is your "sister" so to speak.... and needs her self-image and hope revitalized if just in an instant..... Your brethren have...
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Re: The Spiritual Problem With Modernist Art

FireFly ·
yes, well my hopes for a conversation pontificating about art ad nauseum were dashed (dammit!!) when I 'encountered' this surprise package of uppercase upstarts and lowercase classisms... and smugness disapppointed, dazed and
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Re: A Dick with a Gun

Kweli4Real ·
"Uhmmm, Alex ... I'll take cover-up for a thousand, please." At the very least, it's an example of covering up incompetence.
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Re: The Spiritual Problem With Modernist Art

Melesi ·
art_gurl, +++++++++++++++++++++++ yes, well my hopes for a conversation pontificating about art ad nauseum were dashed (dammit!!) when I 'encountered' this surprise package of uppercase upstarts and lowercase classisms... and smugness. +++++++++++++++++++++++ Really? Where did you encounter this surprise package? ++++++++++++++++++++++ disapppointed, dazed ++++++++++++++++++++++ Why? Because I said that some people on both sides of the issue can be quite humanly wrong? Artists aren't...
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Re: The Spiritual Problem With Modernist Art

HonestBrother ·
Are you really surprised? You do come off as pontificating expertly about something you don't understand very well as evidenced by the fact you insist on making such a GROSS generalization when speaking of the "world view of Modernist Art": When in fact you're speaking of only a small subset of representative Modernists. And do NOT start with me. I know the difference between Modernism and Modern Art. I'll add that despising of the masses was NOT new with Modern (or even Modernist) art. And...
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Re: The Spiritual Problem With Modernist Art

FireFly ·
bar humbug... or should I say... Incorrect. I am MOST concerned about Melesi's musings on art. However I am not trying to be patronizing or arrogant - and if I am, it pales in comparison with some massive doses that preceed it - I am trying to open the door a little wider. If that's being seen as trying to shut the door and stub Melesi's metaphoric 'toe' in it, then you've misread me. Anyhoo... what's a little pop psychology among friends? But we can all go on ad finitum like a chain...
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Re: The Spiritual Problem With Modernist Art

HeruStar ·
Yes... Only if we can agree that art is 'INFLUENTIAL'. I believe that people can be taken advantage of and mislead by artistic influences.
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Re: College "Education" Is BS

Rowe ·
I'm sorry that you received my suggestions as criticism. Perhaps you may have forgotten, but not only did I suggest that you share your enthusiasm for technology with students in schools, I recommended that you purchase the books on your list and submit them to public schools to be placed in school libraries. I also suggested that you read the books, on your list, to students on days when vistors are welcome, such as Career Days . On this day, you could discuss with students your profession...
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Re: The Spiritual Problem With Modernist Art

FireFly ·
ok Herustar... I'm not sure if this is agreement, your call, I would agree that SOME art is INFLUENTIAL. Not all art is. Is that close enough ? And defining the influence it has is very slippery ground. Influnece of ... style, substance, colour, by imitation, technique, and to what degree....etc. OK... here's what I've come up with so far... feel free to add, argue, comment. It's by no means definitive, and I'll probably add on to it. Role of the Artist: - to question themselves, society or...
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Re: Please, please read and digest

Noah The African ·
This is serious stuff folks. Why would a nation stop publishing the total amount of money in circulation? One reason is that it wants to hide the fact that it is simply printing money to cover its debts, as opposed to paying its debts with tangible assets. Note also that this was not even reported in the news. Moreover, why does it make sense to have foreign banks holding much of the American debt? The answer is that when the default of the debt happens, it will not be American banks in...
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Re: Please, please read and digest

toussaint ·
This is one of the many reasons that central. government controlled banking should have been snuffed out early on in the nation's history. Also, allowing the government to get off of the gold standard gave them god-like control over our finances. For instance, if they want to take your money to shoot an Arab, buy someone's viagra, or pay for a bureaucrat's Starbucks they can either tax you directly or just print more money - a method which taxes your savings indirectly. The wars and the...
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Re: Cognitive dissonance and the black woman

Rowe ·
Don't let one sista's conjured-up explanation mislead you into thinking that the judgements you've made about Black women are accurate. The subjective judgements that you're making about Black women are not based on facts, but your own personal observations, which perhaps, reveals something about the type of women to whom you are attracted. As I've said before, I don't date thugs, and I have never been attracted to thugs. My parents would never even have allowed me to bring a "thug" into our...
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Re: beat to death or was it sickle cell?

Empty Purnata ·
This is absolute BS. The assertion that he died of sickle-cell anemia ia ABSOLUTELY baseless on medical and scientific grounds. Having the TRAIT for sickles does not = HAVING THE DISEASE ITSELF. I personally also have the trait for sickle-cell, but I DON'T suffer the disease or any of its symptoms. I can't wait until the doctors blow this BS cover-up out of the water. That is, unless the DOCTORS ARE IN ON IT, it wouldn't be the first time medical doctors lied to cover up politically...
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Re: beat to death or was it sickle cell?

Black Viking ·
No doubt! You and me both, brah. Again, you and me both dawg!
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Re: Cognitive dissonance and the black woman

Sandye ·
Perhaps it is a matter of maturity. Some younger brothers and sisters are still attempting to navigate through this maze we call life. As experience is without question the best teacher, many people tend to "get it together" when their priorities are set, their goals are established and they begin to incorporate life's lessons into their thought processes and take deliberate steps to establish their goals, priorities, and futures. This applies not only to relationships, but to life in...
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Re: Conspiracy Theorists: What's With the Ports?

Texas Star ·
It starts: 09/08/05 "ICH" -- -- Neither the Mainstream media nor the alternative-Leftist web sites have told the true story of what really happened in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. For the people of the region it was the greatest natural catastrophe they'd ever faced. For the Bush administration it was just another opportunity to use fear and anarchy to advance their global agenda. The administration intentionally withheld desperately needed aid to the city to force Governor Kathleen...
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Re: Cognitive dissonance and the black woman

HonestBrother ·
Beautiful post!
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Re: State of Black America hosted by Tavis on CSPAN now..

Yemaya ·
Just another thought here. I know that some of the members on our board are in the Houston area and will be attending the symposium. Please we need a full report on what C-Span didn't cover today. I am a fan of Tavis since his BET days. I just finished watching the majority of the C-Span coverage of this event and I have so much to say regarding the program. However, I'll wait until we have a full board to discuss.
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Re: Cognitive dissonance and the black woman

folobatuyi ·
Sandye, you are way too modest but that what I love about you...the post is awesome!
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Re: ... Of Burning Houses & Pipe Dreams

James Wesley Chester ·
Yemaya: I have always liked your signature. It certainly is true. Getting out of that 'prison' is proving to be the greatest bondage of our history. I see our loss of who we are. the loss of our identity, as the final bondage of that peculiar institution. kresge; I also hope we can rid ourselves of this perception that we are the savior of our oppressor, or the 'redemption of the nation'. Because this rhetoric is embedded in our religions, it extraction is going to be very difficult. A kind...
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Re: The Left Hand of God

Melesi ·
+++++++++++++++++++++++++ I did not claim one had to be religious in order to be oppressive nor have I ever gone on record as being for the elimination of religion. Nor have I ever expressed the view that by getting rid of religion we would also rid ourselves of hatred, ambition, and oppression. I've actually expressed opposite views on a number of occasions. So where you get these ideas is beyond me. ++++++++++++++++++++++++++ You are not reading, either. What I wrote was slightly...
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Re: Movie: What If The SOUTH Had Won?

jazzdog ·
I haven't read the book but on the cover it shows Robert Lee standing with a AK-47 automatic weapon which would have made a hell of a difference during the civil war.
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Re: Job banks, Rubber Rooms and Lazy ass people making 64k-100k a year... doing nothing

Faheem ·
The Jobs Bank has its origins in the tough times Detroit faced in the late 1970s and early 1980s. A spike in oil prices, a harsh recession and the first major assault from fuel-efficient Japanese cars hammered the Big Three and cost tens of thousands of union jobs. The UAW agreed to its first concessionary contracts in 1982 with the Big Three, which then made three out of every four vehicles sold in America. Battling the new competition, GM developed a plan to spend $24 billion improving...
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Re: Cognitive dissonance and the black woman

HonestBrother ·
You've taken my initial statement - which I have I have subsequently qualified and clarified - and based your ENTIRE reading of my posts on the most extreme silliest interpretation (reductio ad absurdam) of it... YES I HAVE BEEN A MEMBER OF ONE OF THESE "LOOPY ORGANIZATIONS" ... AND I KNOW WHAT HAPPENS WHEN ONE BEGINS TO QUESTION THE AUTHORITY OF OFFICIAL TEACHINGS... I've also been a faculty member of a University (HonestBrother Ph.D. here) and I've seen the socially/politically regressive...
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Re: What is Egungun

Johnny Destiny ·
Empty Purnata, These ad hominem responses will simply not do! What's the matter, you don't like being the Master, but am content with being a slave? Buy the Book, The Philosophy of Olodumare and Shango read it, and then we'll discuss it some more! And, incidently, I am as BLACK as the ace of spades! I am a Black philosopher!
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Re: What is Egungun

Johnny Destiny ·
Empty Potato, Instead of having serious discussion all you do is utter ad hominem reposts. That, my friend, is the last resort of the unthinking. But, I know you are being controlled, albeit without your knowledge, by the white man, so I'll say no more. I don't want to hijack this thread, so, go back to the Philosophy of Olodumare and Shango, and read over everything I have written, you will be convinced, it not assurred that I am absolutely right! But, enough, I know I cannot win over the...
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Re: CARNIVAL IS THE ANCIENT 'AFRICAN-KHEMET NEW YEAR"

Melesi ·
Come, Oshun, you can do better than that. Your response was like the description some years back of those who, when accused of killing three men and a dog, would triumphantly produce the dog alive. As you well know, Alexandria was built near an old fishing village called Rhakotis, a nondescript place with nothing to recommend it. Alexandria eventually grew to cover it, but Alexandria was built there, not because there was anything about the village worth preserving or imitating, but because...
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Re: 'Al Qaeda': How the Pentagon/ CIA Made an 'Enemy

Kweli4Real ·
Okay, but "Al Qaeda" doesn't translate to "Database." So what does that mean for the rest of the article? And this is coming from a dyed in the wool conspiracy theorist.
 
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