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  1. Thread: Dream Cars

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    http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5263/5654175892_4c7...

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    All rights reserved by Le Galapiat

    Lancia Flaminia Pininfarina
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    This isn't a religious war but a fight to uphold...

    This isn't a religious war but a fight to uphold secularism. All European countries with mass immigration from Muslim countries have similar problems, including those with no such colonial past (like...
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    Riposte Laïque (the group in question, which is a...

    Riposte Laïque (the group in question, which is a journal with a political offshoot) is composed mostly of staunch left-wing secularists. The last event they organized wasn't a "pork and alcohol...
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    Video: 'Islamization' of Paris a Warning to the...

    Video: 'Islamization' of Paris a Warning to the West
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    A harmonious intricate façade eliminated in favor...

    A harmonious intricate façade eliminated in favor of a gigantic showcase. It makes perfect sense.

    Only in NY?


    Maybe that delay should be halved.
  6. Thread: World Cup 2010

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    In light of all the complaints the organizers...

    In light of all the complaints the organizers should have banned them themselves, to be good hosts. It's not a sacred local "music tradition."

    That was a rumor, not sure I buy it. But there's no...
  7. Thread: World Cup 2010

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    The level of play in this WC isn't usually high...

    The level of play in this WC isn't usually high enough to make me put up with that awful sound for more than a few minutes.

    There were reports of ethnic and religious divisions within the French...
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    Will it burp?

    Will it burp?
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    Expensive joke.

    Expensive joke.
  10. Thread: U.S. Health Care

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    March 22, 2010 Op-Ed Columnist Fear Strikes Out...

    March 22, 2010
    Op-Ed Columnist
    Fear Strikes Out
    By PAUL KRUGMAN

    The day before Sunday’s health care vote, President Obama gave an unscripted talk to House Democrats. Near the end, he spoke...
  11. It would have been harder to fix this: ...

    It would have been harder to fix this:

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  12. Its form was rather awkward, and the skyline...

    Its form was rather awkward, and the skyline would have looked even more unbalanced than with the Twins. This tower's design, of course, isn't among Foster's finest.

    The one I really want to see...
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    February 8, 2010 Op-Ed Columnist America Is Not...

    February 8, 2010
    Op-Ed Columnist
    America Is Not Yet Lost
    By PAUL KRUGMAN

    We’ve always known that America’s reign as the world’s greatest nation would eventually end. But most of us imagined...
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    Poll: The 130 Fulton Street addition made me gasp....

    The 130 Fulton Street addition made me gasp. Landmarking the whole district is probably the only solution.
  15. Thread: Changing Harlem

    by Kris
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    January 6, 2010 No Longer Majority Black, Harlem...

    January 6, 2010
    No Longer Majority Black, Harlem Is in Transition
    By SAM ROBERTS

    For nearly a century, Harlem has been synonymous with black urban America. Given its magnetic and growing appeal...
  16. Thread: The Smoking Ban

    by Kris
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    January 3, 2010 Blowing Smoke at a Ban By...

    January 3, 2010
    Blowing Smoke at a Ban
    By DOUGLAS QUENQUA

    GIVE credit to the first guy to light up a cigarette inside GoldBar on a recent Saturday night: at least he was pretending to be...
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    This thread is again open and the posts about the...

    This thread is again open and the posts about the attack on Berlusconi have been moved here.
  18. Fortresses Inspired by West Crumble in a New China

    December 4, 2009
    Taishan Journal
    Fortresses Inspired by West Crumble in a New China
    By EDWARD WONG

    http://graphics8.nytimes.com/images/2009/12/03/world/04taishan2_337-span/articleLarge.jpg
    In...
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    December 4, 2009 Court Bars Takeover of Land for...

    December 4, 2009
    Court Bars Takeover of Land for Columbia Campus
    By CHARLES V. BAGLI

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    An appellate ruling sided...
  20. Thread: Graffiti

    by Kris
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    December 3, 2009 Bringing Down the Curtain on a...

    December 3, 2009
    Bringing Down the Curtain on a Symbol of Blight
    By MANNY FERNANDEZ

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    Gates like this one at a...
  21. You've been posting the same articles in two...

    You've been posting the same articles in two threads. This one's unnecessary.
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    It's a famous photo of a man (murderer?) about to...

    It's a famous photo of a man (murderer?) about to be executed. I don't remember the period, but you can see the handcuffs are very old-fashioned.
  23. Thread: London Projects

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    Whatever. I think everyone can see the nature of...

    Whatever. I think everyone can see the nature of Nick's posting here. As I said, it doesn't matter.
  24. Thread: London Projects

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    I enjoy Nick's posts, although they're clearly...

    I enjoy Nick's posts, although they're clearly promotional. But the last one is too long; it should have been divided in at least three posts.

    NY can envy London's impressive rail infrastructure,...
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    October 21, 2009 Violence in the Newest Olympic...

    October 21, 2009
    Violence in the Newest Olympic City Rattles Brazil
    By ALEXEI BARRIONUEVO

    RIO DE JANEIRO — Just over two weeks ago, this striking city landed the 2016 Olympic Games, the first...
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