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Learn from the fall of Rome, US warned

Learn from the fall of Rome, US warned: David Walker, comptroller general of the US, issued the unusually downbeat assessment of his country’s future in a report that lays out what he called “chilling long-term simulations”. These include “dramatic” tax rises, slashed government services and the large-scale dumping by foreign governments of holdings of US debt. Drawing parallels with the end of the Roman empire, Mr Walker warned there were “striking similarities” between America’s current situation and the factors that brought down Rome, including “declining moral values and political civility at home, an over-confident and over-extended military in foreign lands and fiscal irresponsibility by the central government”. “Sound familiar?” Mr Walker said. “In my view, it’s time to learn from history and take steps to ensure the American Republic is the first to stand the test of time.” “I’m trying to sound an alarm and issue a wake-up call,” he …

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National Portal of India : Interesting facts about India

National Portal of India : Interesting facts about India:Follow up on my previous post. Most Indians I am sure would have already received this as e-mail forwards.

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Indians predated Newton 'discovery' by 250 years

Indians predated Newton ‘discovery’ by 250 years:Tell me something new… It is known that a lot of “New” discoveries were well known in ancient India, be it in medicine, mathematics or space.

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ABC News: Hell No, We Won't Pay Taxes

ABC News: Hell No, We Won’t Pay Taxes: “When the United States invaded Iraq more than four years ago, war opponent David Gross asked his bosses for a radical pay cut, enough so he wouldn’t have to pay taxes to support the war.”

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Missing lake – Blame global warming!!!

Scientists solve puzzle of Chile’s missing lake – Yahoo! News: “SANTIAGO (Reuters) – Scientists said that a lake in southern Chile that mysteriously disappeared last month developed a crack which allowed the water to drain away.”….…”Rivera said the incident was evidence of the effects of global warming.” What else can you blame on global warming?

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Stephen Hawking writes a book for kids

Stephen Hawking writes a book for kids: “A scientist, his daughter, a curious boy named George and a supercomputer: Ingredients, all, in an upcoming work of fiction that sets out to demystify the secrets of the universe, for a young audience. What makes the publication of George’s Secret Key to the Universe, this September, big news is the name of the author: Stephen Hawking, the brilliant mind that spawned A Brief History of Time.”

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