Italy is No. 15 in a country-by-country ranking of percentages of people in the EU who speak English as a second language. At 36 percent, Greece, with its proud ancient language roots, also outstrips Italy.
Allowing unmarried, heterosexual couples to adopt would not be the ideal, and we would have even more concern about homosexual couples because we know from a lot of evidence that homosexual relationships are inherently unstable.Take the jump to find out.
The early indications emanating from the White House are that national security adviser Condoleezza Rice is the most likely candidate to succeed Mr Powell.Whoa, baby! Condi in the State Department?! Most excellent! I hope she wears her stiletto boots for some special ass-kicking. (Condi, a small suggestion: think Riyadh). Meanwhile, the Democrats are crying for the loss of an "internationalist voice." Oh, and Moussa is heartbroken too. This is like, getting better and better!
Saddam Hussein's regime made more than $21.3 billion in illegal revenue by subverting the U.N. oil-for-food program and other sanctions — more than double previous estimates, according to congressional investigators.
I can't say I'm not happy to see Ashcroft go. Hell, I'll admit it - I hated the evangelical jerk and his wholesale shredding of the Bill of Rights. I still have nightmares from the weeks I spent chained to a radiator in his basement after he discovered Phil Donahue's autobiography listed in my library records.No Smoko El Cigaretto
"Our experience is that, after battles in which they lose many fighters, the insurgents require some days to gather, treat their wounded and try to figure out what to do next," Brig. Gen. Carter Ham, charged with controlling northern Iraq, said Sunday in an e-mail message. "Our job is to work to not let them rest and to not allow them time to reset."
So what do Jews consider sacrosanct? What rock-bottom convictions, beyond physical survival, do they share across ideological divides such that violation by one of their own constitutes betrayal? Until recently, we might have posited the following three areas as inviolate.