Perspective: Jews & Muslims

Monday, 28 August 2006

From the blog of premierejan.

A commentary on the fighting between Jews & Muslims.

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Iraq War Coalition Fatalities

Friday, 23 June 2006

I recently stumbled upon a site, that I think everyone should see, regardless of political standpoint.

http://www.obleek.com/iraq/

 

-Anonymous 

Well, the ACEEE ratings are out. And here are the stats!

 The Worst Cars of 2006 (meanest)

Make and Model MPG:
City
MPG:
Hwy
Green
Score
DODGE RAM SRT10     9 12 12
LAMBORGHINI MURCIELAGO     9 13 16
BENTLEY ARNAGE     10 14 17
DODGE DURANGO   12 15 17
DODGE RAM 1500   12 15 17
MAYBACH 57S     11 16 17
HUMMER H2 b     13 17 18
FERRARI F141     10 14 18
FORD F-250 b     13 17 18
GMC YUKON XL K2500 b     13 17 18
VOLKSWAGEN TOUAREG     14 18 18
CHEVROLET SUBURBAN K2500 b     13 17 19
[P] denotes premium gasoline.
“auto stk” designates manually adjustable automatic transmission.
a A listing with two emission standards (e.g., Tier 2 bin 9 / LEV I) denotes a single vehicle carrying both a federal and California emission certification. Green Scores for such listings reflect the cleaner of the two certifications.
b
These vehicles, classified as heavy duty trucks, are exempt from fuel economy regulations.

c The 2wd configuration of this model also receives a Green Score of 17.

        

The Best Cars of 2006 (Greenest)

Make and Model MPG: City MPG: Hwy Green Score
HONDA INSIGHT     57 56 57
HONDA CIVIC GX   30 34 57
TOYOTA PRIUS     60 51 55
HONDA CIVIC HYBRID     49 51 53
TOYOTA COROLLA     32 41 46
HYUNDAI ACCENT     32 35 45
KIA RIO / RIO 5     32 35 45
HONDA CIVIC     30 40 44
MAZDA 3     28 35 44
PONTIAC VIBE /
TOYOTA MATRIX d
    30 36 44
CHEVROLET COBALT     25 34 43
SATURN ION     26 35 43
a Certain other configurations of these models (with different transmissions or meeting different emission standards) score nearly as well.
b A listing with two emission standards (e.g., Tier 2 bin 5 / SULEV II) denotes a single vehicle carrying both a Federal and California emission certification. Green Scores for such listings reflect the cleaner of the two certifications.
c Compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicle fuel economy given in gasoline-equivalent miles per gallon.
d These vehicles are “twins” — the same base model carrying different names.

 

 

 

 Please consider the world when buying a new car. Visit greenercars.com for information on buying environment-friendly cars, and to compare cars, trucks and SUV’s.

 

Shocking Statistics

Sunday, 12 February 2006

The number one method of commiting suicide by women in Afghanistan is lighting onself on fire.

The Human Rights Commission in Kandahar says 86 percent of women in Afghanistan are clinically depressed.

The FBI estimates that only 37% of all rapes are reported to the police.

The leading cause of death for pregnant women is murder.

Worldwide, 211 million children under the age of 14 can be found at work.

1 in 6 boys is sexually abused before the age of 16.

3.8 million Americans weigh over 300 pounds.

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