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by mourningstar
Thu Aug 10, 2006 4:55 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: London Police foil a major attack
Replies: 34
Views: 2991

As this article shows, it's hard to stay Professional
by mourningstar
Thu Aug 10, 2006 7:59 am
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: Liquid explosives - easily concealed and deadly
Replies: 1
Views: 591

Liquid explosives - easily concealed and deadly

By John von Radowitz, PA Science Correspondent Published: 10 August 2006 Several different kinds of liquid explosive may have been involved in the terror plot, an expert said today. They are not difficult to obtain or make from raw ingredients, and can easily be hidden inside innocent-looking bottle...
by mourningstar
Tue Aug 08, 2006 5:06 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: The return or perhaps the reckoning
Replies: 11
Views: 1543

btw; we noticed that they played every hour Vivaldi in Venice, .. i have to admit, he composed alot but still :roll: .. :x If played coorectly on proper sounding instruments, there are many gems in Vivaldi. I'll be posting a topic on Vivaldi soon after 2 of his operas arrive, this week. Lucky you t...
by mourningstar
Tue Aug 08, 2006 3:43 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: Endangered Animals
Replies: 17
Views: 3158

Well for a start, try helping our fellow humans.

And no! Poverty was never on vacation unlike some of us
by mourningstar
Tue Aug 08, 2006 3:39 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: The return or perhaps the reckoning
Replies: 11
Views: 1543

Corlyss, my paltry report comes from the utterly greed of not seeing a thing in spite of making money but i'll give it a shoot. I was able to witniss the massive objects called Basilica di San Marco. The decorations were beautiful, The Lions, the Horses. I have to confess that i didn't enter, we jus...
by mourningstar
Tue Aug 08, 2006 3:20 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: Grim Assessment of the War from Jerusalem Post
Replies: 2
Views: 558

It is hard to know how the current phase of the war will end. If all goes according to Condoleezza Rice's plan, the UN Security Council will vote today on the draft cease-fire resolution negotiated between the US and France. I find the optimism that comes from Ms.Rice rather disturbing than what he...
by mourningstar
Tue Aug 08, 2006 3:00 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: The return or perhaps the reckoning
Replies: 11
Views: 1543

The return or perhaps the reckoning

Yes, it's true, i have returned, from a business trip aka vacation. Our meeting was in Venice, big cultural place but i was too busy making money that i didn't catch much of the culture. i did attend a masked ball, most likely called "masquarade" but to make a story short, i had a great time, earned...
by mourningstar
Tue Jul 18, 2006 4:09 am
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: Bush frustration sparks expletive
Replies: 48
Views: 5063

Bush frustration sparks expletive

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (CNN) -- U.S. President George W. Bush expressed frustration Monday at attempts to get U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan to do more to end the conflict in Lebanon. In the conversation, Bush also says he plans to send U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice to the Middle East....
by mourningstar
Fri Jul 14, 2006 2:38 am
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: Age Before Beauty? How About Age AND Beauty?
Replies: 23
Views: 2937

LMAO ralph..

that's funny :)
by mourningstar
Wed Jul 12, 2006 8:56 am
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: Your Favourite 'Small-Catalogue' Composer
Replies: 29
Views: 6712

Modest Mussorgsky

i like his Picture on a Exhibition.. he has some nice russian pieces, but his alchohilism has taken an hold on him, its a shame
by mourningstar
Wed Jul 12, 2006 8:52 am
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: Last US-backed warlord surrenders to Somali Islamists
Replies: 3
Views: 574

Last US-backed warlord surrenders to Somali Islamists

By Steve Bloomfield, Africa Correspondent Published: 12 July 2006 The last Somali warlord left fighting Islamists in Mogadishu surrendered yesterday after two days of battles that killed more than 140 people. Abdi Awale Qaybdiid is believed to have fled after scores of his troops handed over their w...
by mourningstar
Wed Jul 12, 2006 8:30 am
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: Do you prefer vocal pieces in languages you dont understand?
Replies: 24
Views: 5579

i prefer original, but there are some aria's i actually like in english, like "Voi che sapate" from Le Noizzi di Figaro, i like the english version too "tell me what loves is"
by mourningstar
Wed Jul 12, 2006 8:22 am
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: China's Secret Arms Trade
Replies: 11
Views: 1345

And anyone with any knowledge knows that Pokemon was one of the greatest developments in human history.
since we are talking about pokémon, does anyone know this question: what meat does those kids eat on the show... pokémons??
by mourningstar
Wed Jul 12, 2006 8:13 am
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: What is a Podcast?
Replies: 9
Views: 1389

How's about "The CMG Podcast?" Should we? Can we?
yeah sure, ... it could be a 24/7 podcast, you know, every hour an composer, and on prime time, .. dittersdorf -- since you came up with the idea :lol:
by mourningstar
Wed Jul 12, 2006 4:58 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: What are you listening to? Jazz, World, New Age, Rock, etc.
Replies: 1235
Views: 360224

Mandy patinkin's voice? hmm, .. i must confess i never heard of him,

but i heard of Van morrison (moondance) i own that cd, it's a nice blend between jazz and blues.. he is also from an irish origin
by mourningstar
Wed Jul 12, 2006 4:54 am
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: The Israel Enigma
Replies: 69
Views: 11891

the mentality of the "arab" countries is ominous and dangerous. and Israel uses way too much undirected force. the hate is never ending. the Odious feelings is both sided. it's a never ending repulsive war that is going on, in spite of everything; it can't be helped at all unless it needs drastical ...
by mourningstar
Wed Jul 12, 2006 4:42 am
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: Bush's stupidity on stem cell science. Now I've got a beef
Replies: 12
Views: 1420

Let's hope he is ambiguous,
He has no heart. Stem cell research is extraordinarily promising.
a sudden change of heart is out of the question? :lol:
by mourningstar
Wed Jul 12, 2006 4:39 am
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: Russians claim killing of rebel Basayev, the Beslan butcher
Replies: 6
Views: 747

just by killing a pscycho terrorist doesn't mean it's over.
"We know well that the terrorist threat is still very great and under no circumstances can we relax our operational work," he said.
i am not looking forward to see what youngster is going to step up and bring some atrocities along.
by mourningstar
Wed Jul 12, 2006 4:32 am
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: What is a Podcast?
Replies: 9
Views: 1389

you need itunes software on your pc....
by mourningstar
Tue Jul 11, 2006 3:45 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: Russians claim killing of rebel Basayev, the Beslan butcher
Replies: 6
Views: 747

Russians claim killing of rebel Basayev, the Beslan butcher

By Andrew Osborn in Moscow Published: 11 July 2006 After 11 years on the run, numerous reports of his demise, multiple attempts on his life, and a $10m bounty on his head, Chechnya's most feared and blood-soaked rebel commander, Shamil Basayev, has finally been killed. According to Russia's FSB secu...
by mourningstar
Tue Jul 11, 2006 10:33 am
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: Age Before Beauty? How About Age AND Beauty?
Replies: 23
Views: 2937

But isn't plastic surgery getting better all the time? :) You know, I think it actually is! Problem is, the stuff people ask for (especially, I suspect, among the Beverly Hills set) is over the top, and the surgeons are glad to oblige. Teresa i have to disagree with you. it's getting better in heal...
by mourningstar
Tue Jul 11, 2006 4:29 am
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: Age Before Beauty? How About Age AND Beauty?
Replies: 23
Views: 2937

I wonder how many of the Plastic Surgery generation of stars will age as gracefully as some of those mentioned without further cosmetics. I consider Pamela Anderson a living Ms Potato-Head nightmare now - hate to think in 20 years time . . . ***** But isn't plastic surgery getting better all the ti...
by mourningstar
Mon Jul 10, 2006 4:16 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are you listening to?
Replies: 2843
Views: 441540

Debussy - Arabesque
by mourningstar
Sun Jul 09, 2006 3:54 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: Somaliland, we have nothing to do with Islam and sharia,
Replies: 6
Views: 912

I was wondering if anyone heard about this pretty new country who is in search for recognition? they are completley overshadowed by their neighbours/anarchists, i, for one never heard of Somaliland until now. :o Batchelor had a representative of Somaliland on his program several months back. Most p...
by mourningstar
Sun Jul 09, 2006 1:53 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: Somaliland, we have nothing to do with Islam and sharia,
Replies: 6
Views: 912

I was wondering if anyone heard about this pretty new country who is in search for recognition? they are completley overshadowed by their neighbours/anarchists,

i, for one never heard of Somaliland until now. :o
by mourningstar
Sun Jul 09, 2006 1:46 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: Age Before Beauty? How About Age AND Beauty?
Replies: 23
Views: 2937

Emanuelle Beart

Gosh, is she pretty!. :shock: :D ...,
by mourningstar
Sun Jul 09, 2006 1:37 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are you listening to?
Replies: 2843
Views: 441540

Modest Mussorgsky - Night on Bald Mountain :lol: :)
by mourningstar
Sat Jul 08, 2006 4:15 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: Counter-intuitive, but true
Replies: 15
Views: 1992

this is not an coincidence, my big brother who lives in the united states,california.. had a car accident yesterday.. a lady approx. age 70 hit him hard, the backside of the car ,. was damaged badly.. but nobody got hurt, :o
by mourningstar
Sat Jul 08, 2006 3:56 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: Somaliland, we have nothing to do with Islam and sharia,
Replies: 6
Views: 912

it's pretty ironic, that they made such statement, this is an country who have "allah is great" on their flag, but it's nice of them to acknowledge the line between politics and religion :D
by mourningstar
Sat Jul 08, 2006 2:23 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: Somaliland, we have nothing to do with Islam and sharia,
Replies: 6
Views: 912

Somaliland, we have nothing to do with Islam and sharia,

AKAR, July 7 (Reuters) - International unease over last month's seizure of Somalia's capital Mogadishu by Islamists may help the self-declared breakaway republic of Somaliland in its quest for international recognition, a Somaliland minister said. Somaliland declared independence from Somalia in 199...
by mourningstar
Sat Jul 08, 2006 10:54 am
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: Chainsaw attack in New York
Replies: 14
Views: 1626

Chainsaw attack in New York

By David Usborne Published: 08 July 2006 It was not quite a massacre, but a mad rampage by a man wielding two cordless chainsaws on a New York subway station last week has city dwellers once again asking how safe they are. The attack, which began soon after 3am on a platform just south of Columbia U...
by mourningstar
Sat Jul 08, 2006 10:52 am
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: Plot to bomb NY tunnel reported
Replies: 7
Views: 863

I'm on the case. Have no fear.
:lol: are you serious,
by mourningstar
Sat Jul 08, 2006 9:23 am
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: Dutch government falls in row over MPs passport
Replies: 6
Views: 874

I wish, :cry:

I went to Paris, haven't seen anything cultural though. i only saw alot of offices. but i earned some money lol... so i am more then satisfied.
by mourningstar
Sat Jul 08, 2006 9:12 am
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: Hirsi Ali Brings Down the Dutch Government
Replies: 21
Views: 3326

Here is my inexpert prediction: The Christian Democrats and VVD combined will gain a majority of seats in the November election. Labor and D66 will be wondering what the hell happened. The media people will miss the story as nobody they know professionally or socially would even consider voting CD ...
by mourningstar
Sat Jul 08, 2006 7:42 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: What are you listening to? Jazz, World, New Age, Rock, etc.
Replies: 1235
Views: 360224

Charlie Parker & Miles davis - A night in Tunesia

Nice chemistry. it's just a nice listen :)
by mourningstar
Sat Jul 08, 2006 1:56 am
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: Hirsi Ali Brings Down the Dutch Government
Replies: 21
Views: 3326

I'm not surprised it came to this. The decision to strip Hirshi Ali of her Dutch citizenship was an outrage. She is one of the very few Muslims who defended Dutch values. let's get the fact straight, she is an atheist. she was muslim. Holland's most famous immigrant -- Ayaan Hirsi Ali -- has been s...
by mourningstar
Fri Jul 07, 2006 4:51 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: Dutch government falls in row over MPs passport
Replies: 6
Views: 874

yes i know... i was on a businesstrip,,. didn't have much time to visit you..

anyways i am back :D
by mourningstar
Fri Jul 07, 2006 4:50 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: Hirsi Ali Brings Down the Dutch Government
Replies: 21
Views: 3326

first of all, this isn't the first time "balkenende's goverment fails, it's the second" .. second, ayaan was just oil on the fire. they already had issues because of "rita's intergration policy, and offcourse the huge mistakes she made during this whole time" .. the left parties filled a motion 2 ti...
by mourningstar
Fri Jul 07, 2006 6:32 am
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: Dutch government falls in row over MPs passport
Replies: 6
Views: 874

Dutch government falls in row over MPs passport

By Leonard Doyle, Foreign Editor Published: 30 June 2006 The Netherlands was without a government last night after the ruling coalition split over the behaviour of its immigration minister towards a prominent Somali-born Dutch MP. Moves by the immigration minister Rita Verdonk to strip Ayaan Hirsi A...
by mourningstar
Fri Jul 07, 2006 6:30 am
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: Maharaja's son is disowned after coming out as gay
Replies: 2
Views: 586

Maharaja's son is disowned after coming out as gay

By Justin Huggler in Delhi Published: 07 July 2006 The crown prince of one of India's grandest royal families has been stripped of his inheritance and disowned by his parents - for coming out as gay. Manvendra Sinh Gohil, the only son of the Maharaja of Rajpipla, found that he had been disinherited ...
by mourningstar
Fri Jul 07, 2006 6:28 am
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: World Cup Soccer- A Flawed Game
Replies: 15
Views: 1445

Re: World Cup Soccer- A Flawed Game

:shock: Where do the pros get their younger players, if not from some kind of farm system? well, they are alot of clubs, they are little talents running everywhere, and alot of club have some strict training rules, . most of the time, big cities have better clubs, (they can invest money in the club...
by mourningstar
Thu Jul 06, 2006 4:59 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: World Cup Soccer- A Flawed Game
Replies: 15
Views: 1445

Re: World Cup Soccer- A Flawed Game

Are there any soccer fans on this Board? Before you jump all over me, let me say that I love soccer. I coached recreational league soccer and all my children played the game from the time they were 5 years old through high school. I still attend 10-15 live soccer games each year, mostly at the high...
by mourningstar
Thu Jul 06, 2006 2:18 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: What are you listening to? Jazz, World, New Age, Rock, etc.
Replies: 1235
Views: 360224

Miles Davis - I could write a book, the instrumental version is much better, :twisted:
by mourningstar
Thu Jul 06, 2006 2:12 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: World Cup Soccer- A Flawed Game
Replies: 15
Views: 1445

tactics destroyed soccer, it's not american football, .. tactics is in soccer means: defense. if you look at the history of soccer, it has experienced a great revolution. brazilian football is the only soccer that didn't change that much,. .. they say; to improve is to change, well they improved but...
by mourningstar
Mon Jul 03, 2006 10:09 am
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: "The Devil Wears Prada"
Replies: 19
Views: 2071

But it's the fashion world, so it's not that weird, you have to be really skinny to not be titled as "fat"... Anna Hathaway has a perfect weight, if you ask me, it's between thin and fat, :)
by mourningstar
Sun Jul 02, 2006 3:43 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: Which composer scored the most beautiful music for the piano
Replies: 68
Views: 12215

Has anyone mentioned Franz Liszt - Liebestraum no.3 ?

That's my favourite piece from Franz Lizt,
by mourningstar
Sun Jul 02, 2006 2:23 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are you listening to?
Replies: 2843
Views: 441540

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6, the Pathetique

Mozart; Violin concerto no. 5

Beethoven - Moonlight sonata

Bach - English suite no. 3
by mourningstar
Sun Jul 02, 2006 2:20 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: "The Devil Wears Prada"
Replies: 19
Views: 2071

I haven't read the novel, Anna Hathaway looks lovely though, is that a reason to go? :)
by mourningstar
Sun Jul 02, 2006 2:19 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: Why Big Ideas Won't Save Liberalism
Replies: 6
Views: 873

But nobody knows what Democrats stand for because you cannot, and should not, formulate sweeping dogmas when you're operating on a case-by-case basis. Doesn't that mean that you have a free run in your political ideas? you won't be restrained, there aren't any restrictions that your political party...
by mourningstar
Sun Jul 02, 2006 2:13 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: The Editors Try Again To Make Their Point
Replies: 5
Views: 885

As Robert G. Kaiser, associate editor of The Washington Post, asked recently in the pages of that newspaper: "You may have been shocked by these revelations, or not at all disturbed by them, but would you have preferred not to know them at all? If a war is being waged in America's name, shouldn't A...