Citizenship vs. Nationality Nationality: Membership of a nation in the sense of ethnic group (a group of people who share a common ethnic identity, language, culture, descent, history, and so forth). This meaning of nationality is not defined by political borders or passport ownership. Citizenship: Citizenship is determined by jus soli, jus sanguinis, or naturalization,… Continue reading First time watching the Olympics as a U.S. citizen
scary news – IOWA CITY – Portions of Iowa City look like a war zone this morning after the city took a direct hit from a likely tornado. Other areas of Eastern Iowa were hit hard: Marion, Van Horne, Anamosa and Nichols also saw the brunt of Mother Nature’s Fury. NICHOLS – One person was… Continue reading killing tornado and storm
this is ON MY INTERSTATE. i take this road home every day. guess i should take an alternative route today Thursday, May 5, 2005 Semi rollover snarls interstate traffic By Mike McWilliams Iowa City Press-Citizen An overturned semi trailer has snarled traffic on eastbound Interstate 80 near the Interstate 380, Highway 218 interchange Few details… Continue reading OUCH
not just that, he may be a gay prostitute MEEP o.O forward from a friend: To summarize: An ultra-conservative Republican political advisor was granted press credentials in the White House press corps, despite working for a “news organization” that existed for only four days before those credentials were granted, and having been “educated” in a… Continue reading current white house hires homosexual?
hrm love diet drinks, maybe you should read this Aspartame (used in diet drinks, sweet n lowe etc) was not approved until 1981, in dry foods. For over eight years the FDA refused to approve it because of the seizures and brain tumors this drug produced in lab animals. The FDA continued to refuse to… Continue reading Aspartame… the BAD news!
To all you Iowans, As I’m sure you’re aware, the Presidential race is very close nationwide, and especially so in Iowa and a few other “battleground states”. In this election, it is entirely possible that the electoral votes of Iowa could decide the President of the U.S. for the next four years, and also entirely… Continue reading remember to vote
By Marlow W. Cook – a former Republican US Senator from Kentucky source I shall cast my vote for John Kerry come Nov 2. I have been, and will continue to be, a Republican. But when we as a party send the wrong person to the White House, then it is our responsibility to send… Continue reading 'Frightened to death' of Bush
someone compiled a list of polls after last nite’s debate – kerry dominated. i hope this will last. i can’t wait for the third debate. of course lots to add to bushism calendar.. my favorite as of last nite is “internets.” and watching how bush describes his environmental accomplishment makes me want to wail. what… Continue reading after last night's debate
DAMN Liu Xiang! You make all Chinese esp. Shanghainese overly proud! The 21-year-old Chinese stormed to the men’s 110m hurdles gold medal before a capacity crowd of 70,000 at the Olympic Stadium in the 28th Olympic Games here on Friday. He clocked a stunning 12.91 seconds to equal the world record set by Britain’s Collin… Continue reading talking about hometown pride
i’ve been getting a few comments about how people don’t like Kerry here. none however provided any solid arguments. i used economy as my basis for arguing Bush is incompetent. tho i know most who commented probably can’t vote but it’s funny how so many people are treating this like a beauty contest. you are… Continue reading those who are anti Kerry