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Old 27 September 2010, 06:49 PM
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Comment: You shouldn't lie, this site is a disgrace to truth. According to
your article on UN SMALL ARMS TREATY
http://www.snopes.com/politics/guns/untreaty.asp You say that "In fact,
such a treaty hasn't even been drafted". Well you should do some research
before lying through your teeth just cause we haven't adopted it doesn't
mean it doesn't exist or need to be looked into. It does exist and it is
for international control of guns congress just has to ratify it. Here is
the UN WEBSITE http://www.un.org/disarmament/.

You should really investigate more or shut down your site rather that
tell lies and BS. I see this in a lot of your site.

YOU MUST OBTAIN THE TRUTH AND NOTHING, BUT THE TRUTH IF YOU ARE GOING
TO RUN A SITE LIKE THIS.
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Old 27 September 2010, 07:39 PM
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I imagine that the only way this might affect US gun owners or more new gun owners is that if US arms manufacturers, or indeed foreign gun manufacturers who export to the US legally (and I have absolutely no idea what the market share between domestically produced and legally inported gus is in the US) were no longer permitted to sell small arms to certain countries they currently might have a thriving market in, then the decrease in export opportunities and lost sales would push up domestic prices, making them less affordable and outside of the price range of more people.

That argument is thinner than a Ryvita biscuit though.

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Old 27 September 2010, 08:50 PM
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Comment: http://www.snopes.com/politics/war/sendler.asp

Check closer.

The names of runners up are not given out until 50 years after the prize
is given out. See Nobel Office website.

Just a Political hack job on Al Gore and liberals in general. Liberals
save whales. Good people save babies.

Don't feel bad. Truth or fiction missed this one also.
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Old 28 September 2010, 05:56 PM
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Comment: You are not being honest about why somone would "retire" their
license to practice law. I have talked to several lawyers and they all
said it was common to do so when you are facing disiplinary or legal
charges. You never seem to want to tell the truth about Obama. While I
know several allegations are false by both sides, this one has some merit.
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Old 29 September 2010, 04:16 PM
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Comment: You might want to do a bit more research before publishing that
Gaza mass wedding to child brides as false. The reporter who blogged about
it admits he never saw the "real brides" nor did he get any quotes or
evidence that those girls were not the brides.

And a number of Arabs have said that young girls do not dress in bridal
white if they are just the flower girls, and that they very well could be
the brides.

Also, this might make you question Mr. Marshall's highly unjournalistic
denial:

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/worl...di-cleric.html

http://www.torontosun.com/news/toron.../13201531.html

If anything, it should be undetermined.
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Old 29 September 2010, 08:43 PM
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Comment: The article you have titled Thanks, Kalat:
http://www.snopes.com/photos/military/kalat.asp

claims that the Iraqi sculptor was *not forced* to make the statues of
Sadaam yet both articles you provide as "proof" indicate that he was
forced, using that exact language.

Your obviously biased in your opinions so why try to pass this site off as
legitimate?
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Old 02 October 2010, 12:10 AM
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Comment: I recently read your selection on the Bakken oil reserves
nonsense that is going around the internet. Well, I only had time to skim
it, but it appeared that you did not mention that the oil in question
isn't really oil. It is shale oil. It requires an enormous amount of
energy to get it to the same usability as crude. So, it's actually even
worse than the correction you printed, which was otherwise very thorough.
If I am not mistaken, shale oil is not conducive to producing gasoline
without still more chemical treatments. It is not commercially viable at
this time.
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Old 03 October 2010, 11:06 PM
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Comment: Your information about the "Obama Phone" being subsidized doesn't
ring true with this website.
https://www.safelinkwireless.com/Enr...blic/Home.aspx

It would appear, from the site, that at least some time, and the phone,
are free.
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Old 04 October 2010, 12:48 AM
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Comment: Hi my name is Jessie. I am 13 years old and I spotted a few true
statements false. And a few false statements true. My parents have live in
California their whole lives and when they were old enough they went to a
club that was (and is reopening for a night) in fact behind Pirates. And
there is NO club in New Orleans square. And a few people have been
declared dead at the park. A few people have been pinned under tracks and
died then by being dragged. And another man a few years ago died on
thunder mountain. And more kidnappings happen in parks such as DisneyLand.
And yes in fact his head is one of the heads on the Haunted Mansion, as
well as Jim Carreys. Hope this helps you.
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Old 05 October 2010, 04:20 AM
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Comment: Re: Harold Estes' letter to Obama.

The Master Chief rank was not authorized until 6-1-1958. Harold enlisted
in 1934 and proudly served for 23 years. 1934 + 23 = 1957. He should be
only a Chief Petty Officer (E7).
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Old 05 October 2010, 04:46 PM
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Comment: I can't believe that the "In God We Trust" has been taken off of
this coin!!! This is absolutely ridiculous!!! I will never accept a coin
like this! I know a lot of other people won't either. What is this world
coming to!!!!!!!
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Old 05 October 2010, 06:16 PM
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Comment: your article entitled "health concerns" regarding President Obama
and Veteran's insurance is bogus. I am here to tell you the the VA does
bill BCBS IL for treatment that I receive at the VA Hospital. Your
response, obviously a defense of Obama, makes it seems as if that would
never happen, as if the proposal died. It did not die - they bill Blue
Cross.
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Old 07 October 2010, 04:15 PM
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Comment: I am writing in regards to the email & Snopes dismissal of the
"Muslim Child Brides". I did a search on it myself, and found out that
Muslims CAN LEGALLY marry a child bride, AND they are PERMITTED to have
intercourse with her, even if she is so young, she hasn't starting having
her periods. I am attaching a webpage from a Muslim site.

www.answering-islam.org/Silas/childbrides.htm
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Old 07 October 2010, 04:22 PM
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Comment: I read your article dissproving the idea of mass weddings in Gaza
to minors but this video which also discuses the "sexual" aspect seems to
say this event actually happened--- see your comment
http://www.snopes.com/photos/politics/masswedding.asp

--- see this link for the video I saw-


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6BRzhB1BjKQ


please let me know if this video was falsified or not
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Old 08 October 2010, 03:11 PM
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Comment: You need to revise your article
http://www.snopes.com/politics/religion/gayjesus.asp

read this.....look at the very bottom. It looks like the film is being
released in 2011

http://www.corpuschristi-themovie.com/index.html
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Old 08 October 2010, 06:01 PM
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Comment: I was just reading the article, An August Event. While it
explains mathematically that August will have five Sundays, five
Saturdays, and five Fridays, "every time August begins on a Sunday as it
did in 2010" this doesn't explain why October 2010 has five Fridays, five
Sundays, and five Saturdays, since October 2010 began on a Friday. Does
the math work out that this is true whenever the first day of a thirty-one
day month falls on a weekend day? Just curious!
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Old 08 October 2010, 07:38 PM
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This made a snopes page writeup?

Okay, I get the "only starts on a Sunday every 7 years" thing, but ... every 31 day month every year will have 5 of three of the days of the week.

Every January has five of three of the days (this year F/S/S), every March has five of three of the days (this year M/T/W).

Why is this so significant it even got a writeup, and why doesn't the writeup point out this doesn't happen "not for the last 11 years" so much as "six times every single year"? It might not have been S/M/T for the last 11 years, but every one of those years, August (and every other 31-day month) has had five of three of the weekdays.
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Old 08 October 2010, 08:27 PM
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Why is this so significant it even got a writeup
Because many people asked about it.

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and why doesn't the writeup point out this doesn't happen "not for the last 11 years" so much as "six times every single year"?
Because the example people were asking about was specific to August 2010, not about 31-day months in general.
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Old 08 October 2010, 08:40 PM
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Hmmm, well yes, it's your site and all. If I were writing that up, I would have included something as well about how mundane a phenomena it is. There are three five-full-weekends months just this year (Jan, May, Oct). While the passed-around article might only mention August (or Oct) 2010, that's because that's the timing at which it's being passed around, not because there's anything special about August (or Oct).

I feel a little disappointed reading the article, as it appears to support the "this is still a rare and cool thing" mindset by pointing out that while it's a long way short of 800, it's still something that hasn't happened in 11 years ... even though it's happening three times this year and six times every single year if you don't enforce the Sat/Sun weekend requirement.
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Old 10 October 2010, 03:55 PM
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Comment: Your statement that August isn't special because it has 5 Sundays is good, but you seem to have missed a point... You said that When August begins with a Sunday, it has 5 Sundays. So far, that's true. But you missed the fact that when August starts on Saturday, it also has 5 Sundays... In fact, if August begins on Friday, it has 7 Sundays. This is true for any Month with 31 days.
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