Thursday, February 08, 2001

So thanks to the arbitrary census rules, Utah just barely
lost a Congressional seat to North Carolina. It seems that overseas federal workers including military are counted, but Mormon missionaries are not. Sound familiar at all? Utah is suing to overturn the count made under rules already in place for a decade. Now?

Bulgaria bars the former king from running for president.

What is it with tape recordings lately? Ukraine
president Kuchma is heard on tape ordering the death of a journalist; Pakistani authorities giving orders to the judge in the trial of the former prime minister; and those Peruvian bribery tapes involving every politician, leaking out one by one by one by one.

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