I’m proud of Halliburton

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From the Houston Chronicle - 16 Jan 2004: I am a Halliburton general manager in Baghdad, and I work as part of the Restore Iraqi Oil, or RIO, team. In the execution of this mission, I have been constantly astounded and disturbed by the inaccuracies and, what seems to be, blatant media sensationalism about my company’s work. continued.
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Ordering a pizza in 2008

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¡Edit: As Martin pointed out, I should probably mention that I didn’t write this myself, I only happened to come across it :) Operator: “Thank you for calling Pizza Hut. May I have your national ID number?” Customer: “Hi, I’d like to place an order.” Operator: “May I have your NIDN first, sir?” Customer: “My National ID Number, yeah, hold on, eh, it’s 6102049998-45-54610.” Operator: “Thank you, Mr. Sheehan. I see you live at 1742 Meadowland Drive, and the phone number’s 494-2366. Your office number over at Lincoln Insurance is 745-2302, and your cell number’s 266-2566. Which number are you calling from, sir?” Customer: “Huh? I’m at home. Where d’ya get all this information?” Operator: “We’re wired into the system, sir.” Customer: (Sighs) “Oh, well, I’d like to order a…
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Bush is at it again

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From over at Wired: While the nation was distracted last month by images of Saddam Hussein’s spider hole and dental exam, President George W. Bush quietly signed into law a new bill that gives the FBI increased surveillance powers and dramatically expands the reach of the USA Patriot Act. continued.
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