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Two newspapers in one!

"Snowfalls are now just a thing of the past" - headline, The Independent, March 20, 2000.

"Boxing Day weather: Up to 15cm of snow, gale force winds and severe cold predicted" - headline, The Independent, December 26, 2014.

Sounds like a personal problem

CIA goes Pulp Fiction on detainees

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... or maybe it's more like South Park:
The CIA force-fed detainees through their rectums, and called it a “well acknowledged medical technique.” One detainee suffered from an anal fissure and “symptomatic rectal prolapse”—when parts of the rectum protrude from the anus and are visible outside the body.


UPDATE: James Taranto settles it. South Park:
“Cartman has a ‘brilliant’ idea, reasoning . . . it could be possible that eating food through the rectum can cause defecation through the mouth. The other boys (especially Kyle) think it is stupid and disgusting, and Cartman bets him $20 it will work.”—Wikipedia.org summary of “Red Hot Catholic Love,” aired July 3, 2002

Government is just what we call things we do together

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You can take the cheese-eating surrender-monkey out of France, but...