News for Tuesday, September 14, 2004

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Showdown leads to poker demise - Justin Boron

The scene was set for a showdown last Monday at another Texas hold ?em poker tournament. I grimaced across the room at my adversary. She was peering at her cards at another table. But I was aiming to shoot. Before the end of the night I told myself that I would knock her out of the tournament.

Color me taken aback - Ed Brock

Most Iranians in the United States should vote to reelect President George W. Bush in November, according to Aryo B. Pirouznia, coordinator for the Student Movement Coordination for Democracy in Iran.

The neurology of inaction - Greg Gelpi

A sharp succession of freeze-frame images.

Republican voters - enough is enough - Rob Felt

"It's absolutely essential that eight weeks from today, on Nov. 2, we make the right choice, because if we make the wrong choice then the danger is that we'll get hit again and we'll be hit in a way that will be devastating from the standpoint of the United States." ?Vice President Dick Cheney during a campaign speech in Iowa on Sept. 7.

Lend a hand to a good cause - April Avison

It's inspiring to read the story in today's paper about young McKenzie Hudgins making an $18,000 donation to A Friend's House. We could learn a lot from this 12-year-old girl.

Missed manners, lost chances at civility - Bob Paslay

What type of guys pee on toilet seats at stores? I was in a nice upscale bookstore in Morrow and I walked in and someone had sprayed the toilet seat.

Skeletons in the president's closet - Zach Porter

One day it might be nice to run for president. But when I was little I stole a pack of gum from the grocery store. CNN or Fox news might pick up on that question my ability to lead this country. Thus far in my life I've never served in the military and thank God that I will not have to face any scrutiny over my nonexistent record. Not that it matters much, others would still be digging through the trash for anything to smear across the front page. Did I cheat on a test in the 9th grade? Oooohhhhh, got me!

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