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Posted by zaphriel on January 7, 2008

Study: Anxiety May Be Bad for Your Heart

Hillary better watch her Anxiety levels. Bill might have a heart attack.

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Who’d ‘a Thunk It?

Posted by Mark on January 7, 2008

The siren screaming from the Drudge headline is profound. Talk of a Hillary exit? Here’s the story, before it disappears…

TALK OF HILLARY EXIT ENGULFS CAMPAIGNS
Mon Jan 07 2008 09:46:28 ET

Facing a double-digit defeat in New Hampshire, a sudden collapse in national polls and an expected fund-raising drought, Senator Hillary Clinton is preparing for a tough decision: Does she get out of the race? And when?!

"She can't take multiple double-digit losses in New Hampshire, South Carolina and Nevada," laments one top campaign insider. "If she gets too badly embarrassed, it will really harm her. She doesn't want the Clinton brand to be damaged with back-to-back-to-back defeats."

Meanwhile, Democrat hopeful John Edwards has confided to senior staff that he is staying in the race because Hillary "could soon be out."

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Key players in Clinton's inner circle are said to be split. James Carville is urging her to fight it out through at least February and Super Tuesday, where she has a shot at thwarting Barack Obama in a big state. But others close to the former first lady now see no possible road to victory, sources claim.

No possible road to victory? After one loss? or even two? Good thing another George didn’t take that attitude back in 1776…

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Wiki-Search: The New Kid on the Block

Posted by Mark on January 7, 2008

Worth checking out. As it grows, wiki-search has the potential to take on Google and Microsoft.

Here’s a little more on what’s coming.

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The Drum Beat Continues – Where Did Global Warming Go?

Posted by zaphriel on January 7, 2008

As I sit here in nearly a foot of snow, having survived the third coldest and most producing storm in Reno history I wonder… Do I feel hot? …

THE STARK headline appeared just over a year ago. “2007 to be ‘warmest on record,’ ” BBC News reported on Jan. 4, 2007. Citing experts in the British government’s Meteorological Office, the story announced that “the world is likely to experience the warmest year on record in 2007,” surpassing the all-time high reached in 1998.

But a funny thing happened on the way to the planetary hot flash: Much of the planet grew bitterly cold.

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