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by mourningstar
Wed Jun 21, 2006 5:09 am
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: Top 5 Myths About America
Replies: 49
Views: 5923

Top 5 Myths About America

MYTH 1: The US was founded on Christian principles. TRUTH: This is incorrect. The Constitution never once mentions a deity, because the Founding Fathers wanted to keep their new country "religion-neutral." Our Founding Fathers were an eclectic collection of Atheists, Deists, Christians, Freemasons a...
by mourningstar
Wed Jun 21, 2006 4:45 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: What are you listening to? Jazz, World, New Age, Rock, etc.
Replies: 1235
Views: 331578

Chris botti - A time to love CD
Glenn Miller - In the mood
by mourningstar
Tue Jun 20, 2006 3:28 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: What work would you pick to be played on your own funeral?
Replies: 49
Views: 9277

What work would you pick to be played on your own funeral?

What Classical piece would you pick to be played on your own funeral?

Let me start first: Franz liszt - Liebestraum (or maybe bach goldberg varations :? )
by mourningstar
Tue Jun 20, 2006 3:26 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: Happy Birthday, Paul McCartney
Replies: 16
Views: 2268

If you want to hear Paul. Just listen to the beatles. they have enough songs to amuse you for a lifetime. :lol: .. "Here comes the sun" is my absolutley favourite
by mourningstar
Tue Jun 20, 2006 3:21 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: The ugly truth about everyday life in Baghdad
Replies: 21
Views: 3474

That's the same sort of mentality that started this thread. If civillians are hurt, there is an automatic assumption on the left that the U.S. and Israel are to blame, without any regard to the real reason behind what happened. Offcourse. Wouldn't you? I for one don't want to be an offer nor an sac...
by mourningstar
Tue Jun 20, 2006 10:34 am
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: The Internet and Plagiarism
Replies: 5
Views: 1386

i have to confess .. i myself, been seduced to Plagiarism. it was a matter of time then a matter of motivation. but it mostly depends on the level of importance. i don't fool around with important papers. i sincerely hope my ethic teacher isn't a member off this forum and most importantly that she d...
by mourningstar
Tue Jun 20, 2006 10:27 am
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: Germany finds its voice
Replies: 12
Views: 2222

even i am excited when The netherlands plays. 8) Hup Holland! I'm looking forward to the match with Argentina tomorrow - maybe the most interesting game in the group stage of the tournament - well it was until both secured places in the next round. The managers will be resting stars, injured player...
by mourningstar
Tue Jun 20, 2006 10:22 am
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: The ugly truth about everyday life in Baghdad
Replies: 21
Views: 3474

Barry Z; Saddam was evil alright. but the amount of deaths have grocely risen to dazzling nummers. I kinda feel like what they feel ; it's almost the same kind of fear (maybe worse) durign the Saddam regime. the fact remains that your life isn't certain anymore. and that's a fucked up feeling.
by mourningstar
Tue Jun 20, 2006 3:50 am
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: The ugly truth about everyday life in Baghdad
Replies: 21
Views: 3474

The ugly truth about everyday life in Baghdad

CONFIDENTIAL MEMO FROM: US Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad, Baghdad TO: Condoleezza Rice, Secretary of State SUBJECT: SNAPSHOTS FROM THE OFFICE SENSITIVE 1. Iraqi staff in the Public Affairs sector have complained that Islamist and Militia groups have been negatively affecting daily routine. Harassment ...
by mourningstar
Tue Jun 20, 2006 3:46 am
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: Happy Birthday, Paul McCartney
Replies: 16
Views: 2268

happy birthday..

I congrat him as an ex-beatle, not as a solist :lol:
by mourningstar
Tue Jun 20, 2006 2:53 am
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: Germany finds its voice
Replies: 12
Views: 2222

My impression is this is a healthy display of patriotism. I agree. And if it's not a transient blip but a genuine revival, it's a good thing in light of Huntington's morbid description of European countries who have no pride in their countries, who have been bludgeoned by generations of European bu...
by mourningstar
Sat Jun 17, 2006 7:54 am
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: America's bogeyman is an Islamist hero to many in Somalia
Replies: 3
Views: 1546

for all Anarchist: this is what you get when your ideas are taken to work; a poor and brutal living in poverty country i never thought somalia was going to be held hostage by islamic millitants, this is a sad loss for the country :lol: :lol: .. Imagine what could happen, I for one never scarcely wou...
by mourningstar
Sat Jun 17, 2006 5:59 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: What are you listening to? Jazz, World, New Age, Rock, etc.
Replies: 1235
Views: 331578

New cool collective - Streets of San francisco
Benny Goodman - Sing Swing Sing 8) :wink:
by mourningstar
Sat Jun 17, 2006 5:52 am
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: America's bogeyman is an Islamist hero to many in Somalia
Replies: 3
Views: 1546

America's bogeyman is an Islamist hero to many in Somalia

By Kim Sengupta in Mogadishu Published: 17 June 2006 The Islamist fighters looting the United Nations and African Union compounds in Jowhar were led by a man so thin that he looked almost frail with a row of grenades strapped to his chest. The man was Aden Hashi Ayro - to the Americans al-Qa'ida's c...
by mourningstar
Fri Jun 16, 2006 5:03 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: The European dilemma
Replies: 4
Views: 1777

bull crap. I live in holland. 90% of the muslims i know. are pretty assimilited. this article isn't clear and objective. what kind of people does he mean by muslim? the indonesians(who are 99% intergrated) the Turks? the marrocans? who? well, i have one thing to say: they need to do nothing. its a m...
by mourningstar
Fri Jun 16, 2006 2:52 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: The Future of Europe
Replies: 7
Views: 2879

International relations would have been more glamorous, but like I said, I probably would have been fired within a month. I should have joined the military. That's interesting. Who was the ruling President? what war was the united states involved in? if it was the vietnam war you might call yoursel...
by mourningstar
Fri Jun 16, 2006 2:42 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: Blair told to 'shut up' about prison sentencing
Replies: 3
Views: 1698

Re: Blair told to 'shut up' about prison sentencing

It was further fuelled by the revelation that 53 criminals jailed for life had been released since 2000. :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: Oooooppppssss! Clerical error no doubt. :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: More later. maybe its not a joke, :shock: ... you know that the Uk is crazy like that. Maybe Queen Elizabe...
by mourningstar
Fri Jun 16, 2006 6:00 am
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: Chirac's museum of exotic art panned for being 'racist'
Replies: 1
Views: 1287

Chirac's museum of exotic art panned for being 'racist'

By Marina Bradbury in Paris Published: 16 June 2006 Jacques Chirac's hopes of leaving a glittering legacy in the shape of a major new museum in Paris were already in trouble yesterday, with critics calling the Quai Branly patronising and racist before it had even opened its doors. The museum, dedica...
by mourningstar
Fri Jun 16, 2006 5:57 am
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: Blair told to 'shut up' about prison sentencing
Replies: 3
Views: 1698

Blair told to 'shut up' about prison sentencing

By Nigel Morris, Home Affairs Correspondent Published: 16 June 2006 Tony Blair is overloading the penal system with a blizzard of "incoherent" legislation, a former chief inspector of prisons has said. As the Prime Minister prepares to set out new plans to tighten parole rules and give extra summary...
by mourningstar
Fri Jun 16, 2006 5:53 am
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: Analogies and Metaphors
Replies: 5
Views: 3110

Capitol. Capitol. amusing metaphors. :D
by mourningstar
Fri Jun 16, 2006 5:42 am
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: The Future of Europe
Replies: 7
Views: 2879

well, you are absolutley right. you penetrated my ideology perfectly. i for one do not take little concerns on getting a job later on nor do i worry about being fired like i stated with employment latter on . it goes without saying that i will get a job. in that case, you might call me egocentric, b...
by mourningstar
Sat Jun 10, 2006 5:07 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: Well since no one else will I'll congratulate myself
Replies: 15
Views: 3685

I was about to scream "cheers" upon the kindness that you reflect on each other. i can feel your trivial history together.

:lol:
by mourningstar
Fri Jun 09, 2006 4:19 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: The Future of Europe
Replies: 7
Views: 2879

I favoured it though, but i couldn't care less when it got rejected. I take it with a law degree and a planned IR degree under your belt, either you have excellent prospects for future employment or you will be over 25 when you finish your education. :lol: 8) Corlyss what do you mean? :lol: explain...
by mourningstar
Fri Jun 09, 2006 11:02 am
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: Music for the World Cup
Replies: 14
Views: 3988

Sibelius Concerto for violion op. 47

the part which would fit perfectly is around 5 -7 min.
by mourningstar
Fri Jun 09, 2006 8:08 am
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: What's Your Educational Background?
Replies: 49
Views: 146480

Im actually In University, but i already got my bachelors in Law, Im doing my Masters right now. Perhaps i might choose international laws after my masters.
by mourningstar
Fri Jun 09, 2006 7:48 am
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: Well since no one else will I'll congratulate myself
Replies: 15
Views: 3685

Don,: 5000 should be a postcount to celebrate. but congrats.
by mourningstar
Fri Jun 09, 2006 7:46 am
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: The Future of Europe
Replies: 7
Views: 2879

Never trust Politics on the citizens who don't know crap about it. :lol: the goverment was probably pissed when they heard they isn't going to be an EU constituion.. . I favoured it though, but i couldn't care less when it got rejected.
by mourningstar
Fri Jun 09, 2006 7:41 am
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: Al Zarqawi DEAD
Replies: 47
Views: 8095

1 down 3 million to go ... This is just a start. he aint the only one. Somebody should start putting bounties on all Al Qaieda members. :lol:
by mourningstar
Thu Jun 01, 2006 12:36 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Advant Garde music
Replies: 90
Views: 32781

Avant-garde music is most likely music without a crowd
by mourningstar
Thu Jun 01, 2006 12:26 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: Ahmadinejad Claims The US Used Saddam as a Pretext!
Replies: 2
Views: 7348

i can't take this whole Iran regime anymore. somebody needs to snipe Ahmadinejad ass off. like they would do in the old days.. this guy has serious issues. along with the islamic regime of iran. i heard they banned coffee in a coffeeshop because the coffeeshop was getting to POPULAR. DEAR GODS THAT...
by mourningstar
Thu Jun 01, 2006 12:21 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: Is this a shift in US policy?
Replies: 4
Views: 8421

So what do you propose.. aren't 2 wars to much for the united states :o And what about Iraq The troops aren't getting any positive exposure. somebody heard about the assisinated pregnant lady. the driver took a wrong turn. and he is the only one who's survived. i am pretty suspicious about the fact...
by mourningstar
Thu Jun 01, 2006 5:25 am
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: Is this a shift in US policy?
Replies: 4
Views: 8421

Bush Nuked them!!!! :twisted: Oh wait, he can't. :lol:
by mourningstar
Thu Jun 01, 2006 5:22 am
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: Who should write your biography?
Replies: 27
Views: 24861

Shakespeare 8)
by mourningstar
Thu Jun 01, 2006 3:57 am
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: Democracy in Action in Holland
Replies: 4
Views: 4320

this toleration policy of my country is getting out of hand. Drugs and Prostituion is okay. but to accept a Pedophile Party is insane. Well i hope those people don't have a wide connection. because if 549 people vote for them. they can be elected and chosen. and worse. participate in the Second Cham...
by mourningstar
Wed May 31, 2006 8:36 am
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: WMD Used By Waldo, Florida Terrorists!!
Replies: 8
Views: 3427

oh my gosh. you american are such modest people. Here in the Netherlands. We have ALL books at the same place. from dirty books to baby books. but then again. We legalize drugs and Prostituion. :lol:
by mourningstar
Wed May 31, 2006 8:30 am
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: First the English,now Canadians far healthier than Americans
Replies: 12
Views: 14263

It's Simple. if they want shorter waitlist 1 Macdonald 1 BurgerKing 1 Kentucky FriedChicken at every state. close the others.

But then again. we think in economic statistics so un healthy people will perish eventually . :roll:
by mourningstar
Wed May 31, 2006 8:26 am
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: Teresa, We Have Another Twain Fan Here.
Replies: 13
Views: 4977

I am an incomplete Twain Fan. if i say i was a Twain fan. I would Disgrace alot of Fans. I haven't read "enough" from him. I am just getting into it. :D :D I wrote down several favourite Quotes The only reason why God created man is because he was disappointed with the monkey. * Autobiographical Dic...
by mourningstar
Sun May 28, 2006 12:52 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: Essential reading for newbie
Replies: 34
Views: 37717

I played the CD the second time, and seemed to like it more. :) I rarely hear a cd the first time thru too, unless it's an old familiar piece. I don't really know how to listen to choral music. I didn't know there was a special way. Just let the sound wash over you. Or hum along! :D They always dis...
by mourningstar
Sun May 28, 2006 12:50 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: And CBS Wonders Why It Has No Reputation To Speak Of
Replies: 14
Views: 4830

Are Democrats always involved in big scandals? .. At least more then Republicans. some people base their voting opinion just by that. alot of politicians don't seem to notice or at least don't wanna notice :wink:
by mourningstar
Sun May 28, 2006 12:48 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: What are you listening to? Jazz, World, New Age, Rock, etc.
Replies: 1235
Views: 331578

" If 'pro' is the opposite of 'con', what is the opposite of 'progress'? " - by Mark Twain Love it, Mourningstar! Soooooooooooooooo true. When the Congress was locked down yesterday, and the little buggers couldn't even order in pizza, and committee staffers were holding up signs saying "Send Food!...
by mourningstar
Sun May 28, 2006 12:45 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: Do you Believe in God?
Replies: 34
Views: 10646

When i win the lotto i'll say yes. in the meantime no :lol:
by mourningstar
Sat May 27, 2006 7:21 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: What are you listening to? Jazz, World, New Age, Rock, etc.
Replies: 1235
Views: 331578

Charlie Parker - How high the moon
Miles davis - I could write a book
Miles davis - A prelude to a Kiss
Duke Ellington - Jazz cocktail
Chet baker & Paul Desmond - Tangerine
:)
by mourningstar
Sat May 20, 2006 5:45 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: Blind or deaf?
Replies: 20
Views: 22010

Too me, It actually depends on my future wife. Depends on the year i've been with her. in the beginning of our marriage i would choose SIGHT but after spending 15 years with her. I DEFINETLEY CHOOSE DEAFNESS :lol: :lol:
by mourningstar
Sat May 20, 2006 5:34 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: I'm off to Europe...see you in August!
Replies: 6
Views: 3350

Goodluck In europe, Be sure to visit The netherlands. Amsterdam is priceless eventhough it doesn't have that strong classical history, Im sure "Van Gogh,Rembrandt" intriges you.

I'm waiting for my last classes to end, University is eaazay. packing my bags to california, 8)
by mourningstar
Fri May 19, 2006 4:06 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: The Catholic Church Throws Chidren Over the Side - Again
Replies: 19
Views: 5872

Ah well, in that case, you are right
by mourningstar
Fri May 19, 2006 3:56 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: The Catholic Church Throws Chidren Over the Side - Again
Replies: 19
Views: 5872

"popular sport of Catholic bashing" I do not think it is a sport at all. The evil of the Catholic Church is serious business.... In a case like this, I'd say it's more like wrongheaded than evil (although plenty of evil has been done over the years in the name of this particular belief). Some tradi...
by mourningstar
Fri May 19, 2006 3:52 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: MSM FLASH: Britney Almost Drops Baby!!!!!!!!!!
Replies: 6
Views: 2949

Ralph wrote:This will distract us from side issues like Iraq and immigration.
So NBC could expect financial aid from the bush administration? If this wicked idea ever got to launch :lol: :lol:
by mourningstar
Fri May 19, 2006 3:31 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: The Catholic Church Throws Chidren Over the Side - Again
Replies: 19
Views: 5872

Corylyss, you really want to hear something funny, well back in the day, i went to an Christian Highschool. A really Devouted school. We even had Subjects like "Religion" and i remember this like yesterday, the teacher asked the class "Who of you youngsters believe in the Almighty God" And i didn't ...
by mourningstar
Fri May 19, 2006 3:25 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: Condoleezza Rice Top 10 best musical works
Replies: 30
Views: 8531

Oh .. who are you thinking of? :?:

By the way. in 08 Who's going to Win? Democrats or Republican,

Funny my aunt and uncle both live in the US. my aunt is democrat and my uncle Republican :roll:
by mourningstar
Fri May 19, 2006 3:19 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: Condoleezza Rice Top 10 best musical works
Replies: 30
Views: 8531

Too bad, I was hoping that she could be the first Female President. And then i could be the first men :mrgreen: