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Did the Democrats really win?

After reading all I can stand about the election results, I’ve come to the conclusion that maybe the Democrats didn’t win so much as the Republicans lost.  I have no idea where the Democratic party stands on any of the important issues, their only campaign strategy seemed to be “We are not Republicans.”  Don’t get me wrong, I am glad to see Bush’s party take the hit, since it’s incompetent and corrupt, but it will be interesting to see if things do change for the better now that there is balance in our government again.  Do you think we’ll see significant benefits from the mid-term elections?

Fifty amazing science facts…

1 – The speed of light is generally rounded down to 186,000 miles per second. In exact terms it is 299,792,458 m/s (equal to 186,287.49 miles per second).

2 – It takes 8 minutes 17 seconds for light to travel from the Sun’s surface to the Earth.

3 – 10 percent of all human beings ever born are alive at this very moment.

4 – The Earth spins at 1,000 mph but it travels through space at an incredible 67,000 mph.

5 – Every year, over one million earthquakes shake the Earth.

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Misc pet peeves (posted by Jill)

Fake grill marks on highly processed foods. Who is this fooling?

People that used to smoke, but now see it as a disgusting habit that everyone should quit.

Morons who think DaVinci code has been written as non-fiction.

Awnings.

The double down on an eleven that gives you 16 against the dealer’s 20.

Kip Winger.

Bouquet toss’s at weddings.

Weddings in general. Why do I want to ruin my Saturday?