June 9th, 2007

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the big bully pissing off putin

american media is a joke and provides us travelers with more embarrassing moments than we already have. as if it isn't enough that bush is playing bully in the czech republic, CNN couldn't even get the name of the czech president right when it announced that bush was meeting his czech counterpart Klaus Topolanek. well they got the name half backwards and half right. the president, by the way, is Vaclav Klaus and the minister is Mirek Topolanek.

for those not keeping up with the tender czech-bush relations, the us wants to place a radar system in the czech republic and interceptor rockets in poland...for our protection and best interests, of course, against possible attacks, despite the fact that doing so could make a potential target out of the CR and worsen relations with russia. opponents (about 70% of czechs) accuse the US of rekindling the cold war and are petitioning for a national referendum. here are the mechanics of the plan.

putin has warned that it will aim missles at europe if plans to build the system continue.
take a peek at this chart and compare russia with the us....
do we really want to piss off russia? who is it that really scares bush? and if putin has no intention of using missiles, why does he care about the shield?
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Do you derive joy when someone else succeeds?
Do you not play dirty when engaged in competition?
Do you have a big intellectual capacity but know
That it alone does not equate wisdom?
Do you see everything as an illusion?
But enjoy it even though you are not of it?
Are you both masculine and feminine? politically aware?
And don't believe in capital punishment?

These are 21 things that I want in a lover
Not necessarily needs but qualities that I prefer

Do you derive joy from diving in and seeing that
Loving someone can actually feel like freedom? are you funny?
à la self-deprecating? like adventure? and have many formed opinions?

These are 21 things that I want in a lover
Not necessarily needs but qualities that I prefer
I figure I can describe it since I have a choice in the matter
These are 21 things I choose to choose in a lover

I'm in no hurry I could wait forever
I'm in no rush cuz I like being solo
There are no worries and certainly no pressure in the meantime
I'll live like there's no tomorrow

Are you uninhibited in bed? more than three times a week?
Up for being experimental? are you athletic?
Are you thriving in a job that helps your brother? are you not addicted? ...curious and communicative...

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i can't decide where i want to go over the summer.... eastern europe is seeming less appealing. the opposite way more appealing. help me out here....
do i...
do the eastern europe thing from istanbul, winding my way through eastern europe back to prague.
go south from istanbul to syria, jordon, israel, cairo, tripoli, tunisia to italy and back to prague.
any other suggestions?
i probably need some kind of plan soon. plan....ugh
of course i could just get to istanbul and decide from there.... maybe more my style.
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