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Anomalies Found in Roswell Metal
Paranormal News ^ | 7/26/2004 | David E. Twichell

Posted on 07/27/2004 10:13:56 AM PDT by SteveH

Edited on 07/27/2004 10:18:42 AM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]

Anomalies Found in Roswell Metal

Written By: David E. Twichell

Posted: 7/26/2004

In 1996, Linda Moulton Howe, UFO investigator and author, submitted a piece of metal to biophysicist W. C. Levengood, of Grass Lake, Michigan, for analysis. The metallic fragment is alleged to have come from the debris field of the famous Roswell, New Mexico UFO crash of 1947.

(*). From Electron Microscope and EDS (Electron Dispersive Spectroscopy) studies it was shown that the metal was composed of contiguous layers of pure bismuth (Bi) and layers of magnesium (Mg) containing between 2-3 percent zinc (Zn). The Electron Microscope images disclosed that Bi layers are in the range of 1-4 microns thick and the Mg layers 100-200 microns in thickness. When examined in cross section, it was apparent that the layers were not smooth and straight but rather contained micro-undulations.

One of the visits during Linda's Odyssey was at the Carnegie Institute, Department of Terrestrial Magnetism, where she arranged for an Ion Microprobe Isotope analysis of the Bi/Mg sample. In the final report by Dr. Erik Hauri, there are two findings, which stand out as being highly anomalous.

1. The Bi/Mg sample gave a rate of emission of Mg (+) ions, which was over 60 times the rate from the pure Mg metal standard.

2. In the Bi layer the isotope ratio of mass, 208/206, was 2.72. It was pointed out that this ratio is consistent with the known isotope composition of lead (Pb).

The presence of lead in the Bi layer was suggested as being due to some type of contamination. This, however, can be eliminated as cause of this unusual isotopic ratio in Bi, the reason being, no Pb was detected in the EDS studies. This ion probe work indicates unusual molecular structures in both the Bi and Mg layers. Therefore, it can be concluded that the make-up of this material is far from the 'standard' compositions.

Further studies at Levengood's Pinelandia Biophysical Laboratory in Grasslake, MI, uncovered other anomalies connected with the strange metal. Levengood noted a chemical reaction in the sample when subjecting it to a 'Charge Density Pulse' test (CDP). The method employed was via a patented device developed by himself and Dr. John L. Gedye for the purpose of detecting very subtle, self-organized groups of 'charge density pulses' which are within all living systems.

(*) Further evidence of a possible chemical reaction became apparent when a very active bubble formation was noted within about three minutes after introducing a 90 mg. Bi/Mg sample into the water. If indeed a chemical reaction is taking place we have another very anomalous situation. The Handbook of Chemistry and Physics lists Bi, Mg and Zn as being insoluble (non-reactive) in water.

Repeated trials of placing the Bi/Mg samples in water consistently disclosed the presence of bubble emission within a very short time after submerging in water. It was surprising to find that bubble emission continued for days. Since the bubbles are an indication that a chemical reaction is taking place, it would be expected that reaction products would be present in the base water. If Mg is being oxidized, a milky precipitate of MgO particles should be formed (a very common industrial compound). Instead, the water in which the reaction took place remained as clear and free of particles as in the initial state.

Levengood tested the metal fragment for the presence of hydrogen by putting a sample in a flask with a weak solution of acetic acid. Immediately the fragment began to bubble as in water. The top of the flask was covered with a double layer of saran wrap. After twenty minutes, the covering was removed and a flame was introduced to the mouth of the flask. The result was a very loud, active explosion inside the flask and at the opening, indicating the presence of a high concentrate of hydrogen. This result was repeated in subsequent tests and filmed by his associate, Ms. Marilyn Ruben.

(*) If a sample of the Bi/Mg metal is left in the weak acetic acid until the bubbling stops (usually within a couple of hours) it would be expected that reaction products would be found in the acid solution. It was astounding to find that the liquid was still as clear as when first placed in the flask and the only other visible material was very thin, black, spongy flakes from the Bi inter-layers. This experimental sequence was repeated a number of times and in every case the results were the same. The fact that very fine Bi particles remained in the solution clearly indicates that this element acted as a catalyst in the reaction process.

By comparing the mass of the Bi flakes left in the solution with the total mass of the Bi/Mg particle, it was determined from a number of repeat experiments that between 94% and 96% of the total mass of the original sample was still unaccounted for.

The question, as to the origin of this strange metallic fragment, remains. Many fragments, allegedly found at the Roswell crash site in 1947, have reportedly slipped through the cracks of the Army/Air force's tight security grid. Could this particular fragment be one of them

W.C. Levengood observed in his thesis on the metal; the high, active output of the hydrogen gas in these reactions, bring to mind obvious applications for use as hydrogen fuel cells. A rapid and complete reaction takes place without leaving behind reaction products which can interfere with the reaction and poison the system.

Could the fragment in question be from an advanced hydrogen propulsion system? Was it indeed recovered from the debris field of a downed exotic craft from elsewhere in the cosmos? In seeking the answers, even more questions have been posed.

One fact that, to date, is not in question is that the unusual properties of this alloy remains a mystery to Levengood, as well as many other top-notch scientists who have examined it. An alloy comprised of different elements is not found in nature. It is forged by intelligent beings. After many years of testing, science is unable to determine the basis for this particular alloy's composition . . . let alone duplicate it!

David E. Twichell. http://www.ufoimplications.com

(*) Excerpt from "Anomalous Energy Transformations in a Bi/Mg Layered Metal." A copyrighted scientific publication by W.C. Levengood.

References: 1. W.C. Levengood & John L. Gedye, Evidence for Charge Density Pulses Associated With Bioelectric Fields in Living Organisms, Subtle Energies & Energy Medicine, Vol. 8, pp 33-54 (1998).

2. W.C. Levengood & John L. Gedye, Method and Apparatus for Detecting, Recording and Analyzing Spontaneously Generated Transient Electric Charge Pulses in Living Organisms, U.S. Patent No. 6,347,238, Feb. 12, 2002.

3. W.C. Levengood & John L. Gedye, Mechanisms Related to Charge Density Pulse Formation in Living Systems, (in Press) 2003).

4. Linda Moulton Howe. Glimpses of Other Realities, Vol. II, pp 11 � 22. http://earthfiles.com/

5. Marilyn Ruben. http://www.abduct.com/


TOPICS: Miscellaneous; US: New Mexico
KEYWORDS: aliens; coverup; roswell; ufo; ufos
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1 posted on 07/27/2004 10:13:57 AM PDT by SteveH
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To: SteveH

that explains it all !!


2 posted on 07/27/2004 10:15:39 AM PDT by Chuzzlewit (music, music and more music)
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To: SteveH

Look for coverup here
http://uk.search.yahoo.com/search/ukie?p=www.ufo.co&ei=UTF-8&fr=bt-web&x=wrt&y=i


3 posted on 07/27/2004 10:17:19 AM PDT by Truth666
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To: SteveH
It is forged by intelligent beings.

"Told you so! Now you've missed your chance to board the Mother Ship!"

4 posted on 07/27/2004 10:18:39 AM PDT by Undertow ("I have found some kind of temporary sanity...")
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To: SteveH

Let me guess - the fragment is not available for further testing because it was mysteriously lost.


5 posted on 07/27/2004 10:19:50 AM PDT by Tarantulas
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To: SteveH

Is this a source you trust?


6 posted on 07/27/2004 10:20:14 AM PDT by Melas
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To: Chuzzlewit
Well, cr@p! That means you know where I landed. Please look into this little red light...

FLASH!

7 posted on 07/27/2004 10:20:19 AM PDT by 50sDad ( ST3d - Star Trek Tri-D Chess! http://my.oh.voyager.net/~abartmes)
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To: SteveH; hchutch
BTW, y'all do know that Al Gore was born nine months after Roswell, right? (c8
8 posted on 07/27/2004 10:21:36 AM PDT by Poohbah ("Beware the fury of a patient man." -- John Dryden)
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To: SteveH

OK, now I'm concerned.

Is there an unusual concentration of nuts just down the road or is this Levengood guy also the leading crop circle researcher? Grass lake is a one street town of only a couple hundred people.


9 posted on 07/27/2004 10:22:56 AM PDT by cripplecreek (John kerry is unbalanced)
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To: SteveH
alleged to have come from the debris field of the famous Roswell

These metal fragments were sent to Art Bell several years ago. There was no claim at the time that they came from Roswell. The claim was that they are of alien manufacture and the purpose of the material is unknown but there may be some special magnetic properties.

10 posted on 07/27/2004 10:22:59 AM PDT by RightWhale (Withdraw from the 1967 UN Outer Space Treaty and establish property rights)
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To: SteveH
The metallic fragment is alleged to have come from the debris field of the famous Roswell, New Mexico UFO crash of 1947.

If these people understood why "chain of custody" is important, I might be willing to at least listen to them.

Well, no, probably not, given that "top-notch scientist" Levengood seems to specialize in crop circles.

11 posted on 07/27/2004 10:23:24 AM PDT by ScottFromSpokane (Re-elect President Bush: http://spokanegop.org/bush.html)
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To: SteveH

How did Linda Moulton Howe get it?


12 posted on 07/27/2004 10:23:47 AM PDT by RedBloodedAmerican
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To: Chuzzlewit
One fact that, to date, is not in question is that the unusual properties of this alloy remains a mystery to Levengood, as well as many other top-notch scientists who have examined it. An alloy comprised of different elements is not found in nature. It is forged by intelligent beings. After many years of testing, science is unable to determine the basis for this particular alloy's composition . . . let alone duplicate it!

ROTFLOL......

German Engineering......found in UFO's fuel.....

:-)

13 posted on 07/27/2004 10:23:49 AM PDT by maestro
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To: SteveH

Tinfoilers just LOVE the word "anomalies." Richard C. Hoagland, tinfoiler extraordinaire and the popularizer of the "face on Mars" conspiracy theory, uses the word in ever other sentence. I guess they think it makes them sound smart and authoritative.


14 posted on 07/27/2004 10:24:19 AM PDT by Mr. Mojo
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To: SteveH
WARNING: A 'Charge Density Pulse' test may STUNE your BEEBER!
15 posted on 07/27/2004 10:25:03 AM PDT by headsonpikes (Spirit of '76 bttt!)
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To: 50sDad

16 posted on 07/27/2004 10:25:24 AM PDT by finnman69 (cum puella incedit minore medio corpore sub quo manifestus globus, inflammare animos)
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To: SteveH

Aha! I knew the govt. had been covering up that alien visit. I wonder if GW has seen the little bodies. Besides, didn't Jimmah Cartah see an alien or strange lights...and this was before he got attacked by that killer rabbit, too. Hmmm.


17 posted on 07/27/2004 10:25:42 AM PDT by hershey
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To: SteveH; bjcintennessee; PhilDragoo; Kitty Mittens; Nita Nupress; NonValueAdded; nothingnew; ...
the famous Roswell, New Mexico UFO crash of 1947.

Didn't Al Gore show up on earth shortly after that crash?

18 posted on 07/27/2004 10:25:54 AM PDT by beyond the sea (There's always one to turn and walk away ........ and one who just wants to stay)
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To: Melas
"John Kennedy came back to Earth in a spaceship with a super new diet – I read it in the National Toilet!"

-------> Firesign Theater

19 posted on 07/27/2004 10:26:32 AM PDT by 50sDad ( ST3d - Star Trek Tri-D Chess! http://my.oh.voyager.net/~abartmes)
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To: Melas
"John Kennedy came back to Earth in a spaceship with a super new diet – I read it in the National Toilet!"

-------> Firesign Theater

20 posted on 07/27/2004 10:26:43 AM PDT by 50sDad ( ST3d - Star Trek Tri-D Chess! http://my.oh.voyager.net/~abartmes)
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To: beyond the sea
Didn't Al Gore show up on earth shortly after that crash?

Born nine months later.

21 posted on 07/27/2004 10:27:19 AM PDT by Poohbah ("Beware the fury of a patient man." -- John Dryden)
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To: SteveH
I would like to respectfully request a layman's translation.

Seems to me that this means that something is very odd with the metal alloy. What I would like to know is if the alloy has any advantages for spaceflight.

Is it super strong? Higher density would suggest so, but I'm not a metallurgist.

What is the significance of the bubbles in the water and acid solution?

I know it's reacting, but I can't seem to grasp the significance.

What about the organic like clusters? Does that mean it was "grown"?

Looks to me like there would be definite advantages to "growing" seamless parts.

I'm not suggesting it's alien in origin. Just wondering.
22 posted on 07/27/2004 10:27:30 AM PDT by Anvilhead (When danger reared its ugly head, Brave Sir Robin turned and fled)
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To: SteveH

23 posted on 07/27/2004 10:28:43 AM PDT by RedBloodedAmerican
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To: SteveH

First the JFJ crap and now this. Don't you have anything better to do during the week of the dem convention than waste bandwidth on junk like this?

Even the pictures of kerry in the clean room makes more sense.


24 posted on 07/27/2004 10:30:33 AM PDT by Shooter 2.5 (Vote a Straight Republican Ballot. Rid the country of dems.)
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To: Poohbah
Born nine months later.

Hmmmmmmm!

Those folks in his home state, Tennessee, who failed to vote for him back in 2000 must have known something! ;-)

25 posted on 07/27/2004 10:32:43 AM PDT by beyond the sea (There's always one to turn and walk away ........ and one who just wants to stay)
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To: SteveH
And of course, the fact that the "Roswell Incident" is just about the most ridiculous of the major UFO cases and can be debunked simply by looking at the thing in its historical context and tracing the development of the myth.
26 posted on 07/27/2004 10:33:54 AM PDT by ScottFromSpokane (Re-elect President Bush: http://spokanegop.org/bush.html)
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To: RedBloodedAmerican

Heh! You're going to laugh — I actually designed and produced that image (as a poster, originally) for the Official X-Files Fan Club back when I was living in L.A. in the mid-Nineties. I sure was surprised to see it here!


27 posted on 07/27/2004 10:35:21 AM PDT by B-Chan (Catholic. Monarchist. Texan. Any questions?)
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To: SteveH
Anomalies Found...

It's Bush's fault and I am deeply saddened. Now - time for a shower and some cheese.

28 posted on 07/27/2004 10:35:29 AM PDT by kinsman redeemer (the real enemy seeks to devour what is good)
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To: SteveH
Anomalies Found in Roswell Metal

High concentrations of tin foil?

29 posted on 07/27/2004 10:37:15 AM PDT by PBRSTREETGANG
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To: SteveH

Okay...


30 posted on 07/27/2004 10:37:47 AM PDT by Junior (FABRICATI DIEM, PVNC)
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To: SteveH

I understand the relevance of this. Your tinfoil hat is not, in fact, made of tinfoil.


31 posted on 07/27/2004 10:40:13 AM PDT by blanknoone (The NAACP --->NAADP National Association for the Advancement of the Democrat Party.)
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To: Anvilhead
I would like to respectfully request a layman's translation.

I'm a layman and here's my explanation:

"Stuff happens."

32 posted on 07/27/2004 10:40:34 AM PDT by kinsman redeemer (the real enemy seeks to devour what is good)
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To: SteveH
Further evidence of a possible chemical reaction became apparent when a very active bubble formation was noted within about three minutes after introducing a 90 mg. Bi/Mg sample into the water.

That's to be expected. They don't like water much, you know.


33 posted on 07/27/2004 10:40:51 AM PDT by Bloody Sam Roberts (May the wings of Liberty never lose so much as a feather.)
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To: PBRSTREETGANG
Anomalies Found in Roswell Metal

High concentrations of tin foil?

You broke the code...now the Cigarette-Smoking Man is going to have to do something about you.

34 posted on 07/27/2004 10:41:52 AM PDT by Poohbah ("Beware the fury of a patient man." -- John Dryden)
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To: B-Chan; Tennessee_Bob
No way. You did? Now see, I would believe we are holding an alien 20 miles below the surface of the earth in New Mexico before I believed that...!
35 posted on 07/27/2004 10:43:18 AM PDT by RedBloodedAmerican
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To: Tennessee_Bob

Now see, if this had happened a little later, I would say a piece of a J58 came off in flight and someone found it.


36 posted on 07/27/2004 10:44:58 AM PDT by RedBloodedAmerican
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To: SteveH
Repeated trials of placing the Bi/Mg samples in water consistently disclosed the presence of bubble emission within a very short time after submerging in water.

So the poor aliens got rained on and their craft dissolved.
Dumb aliens.


37 posted on 07/27/2004 10:44:58 AM PDT by humblegunner
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To: SteveH

This is clearly another case of Bush failing to address the alien issue.


38 posted on 07/27/2004 10:45:55 AM PDT by PBRSTREETGANG
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To: SteveH

There is nothing mysterious about this at all. These compositions are solder alloys used in military power electronics and semiconductors in the 60s and 70s. Although not mainstream consumer materials they are certainly not from outer space.


39 posted on 07/27/2004 10:46:11 AM PDT by Natural Law
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To: SteveH

I can't wait 'til S&W bring out a revolver made of this stuff!!!


40 posted on 07/27/2004 10:52:24 AM PDT by Joe 6-pack ("We deal in hard calibers and hot lead." - Roland Deschaines)
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To: SteveH

I can't wait 'til S&W bring out a revolver made of this stuff!!!


41 posted on 07/27/2004 10:52:30 AM PDT by Joe 6-pack ("We deal in hard calibers and hot lead." - Roland Deschaines)
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To: B-Chan

Sure... that's what they TOLD you to say.


42 posted on 07/27/2004 10:57:20 AM PDT by Kerfuffle
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To: Anvilhead

It has been suggested that these exotic alloys had their origin at Los Alamos (National Laboratory) and were smuggled out. Eventually made their way to the subjects of interest in the article.

It is true that weapons-related research at LANL has led to advanced material developments, some of which have been released for commercial application. I'm not qualified to judge if the seemingly anomalous chemical and physical properties, if reported correctly, are within the range that human enterprise could produce.

I don't rule out the possibility that intelligently-produced materials of extraterrestrial origin will eventually be found (or find us). It seems unlikely that they will not.


43 posted on 07/27/2004 10:58:54 AM PDT by steve86
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To: PBRSTREETGANG

Yep, its Bush's fault!


44 posted on 07/27/2004 10:59:43 AM PDT by 50 Cal (Next time you think nobody cares if you exist just don't pay the IRS!)
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To: RightWhale
These metal fragments were sent to Art Bell several years ago.

The article doesn't get terribly specific about provenance, but I recall the publicity surrounding "Art's Parts" of a few years ago.

I think at the time, a lot was being made of the rather anomalous magnetic permeability characteristics of bismuth (its index is a very low -16.6); for more specifics, please see here.

45 posted on 07/27/2004 11:11:43 AM PDT by SteveH
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To: cripplecreek
Grass lake is a one street town of only a couple hundred people.

And why can't I find "Pinelandia Biophysical Laboratory" (other than in Levengood's credentials) either by googling it or trying several yellow page directories for Grass Lake, MI? Is the guy calling his garage a "Biophysical Laboratory"?

46 posted on 07/27/2004 11:18:47 AM PDT by Bat_Chemist (Ecc. 10:2 "The heart of the wise inclines to the right, but the heart of the fool to the left.")
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To: SteveH

Obviously, Linda Moulton Howe is setting a trap. She is hoping that aliens, being the curious beings that we are, will contact her to find out more about this anomolous little chunk of metal. Avoid her!


47 posted on 07/27/2004 11:24:42 AM PDT by per loin (This tagline has not been censored!)
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To: kinsman redeemer
Yeah, I know stuff happens.

But I want to know WHY.

I'm kinda kooky with the whole insatiable human curiosity/divine discontent thing.

It's weird how asking questions expands ones knowledge and intellect, almost like the brain is a muscle or something crazy like that.
48 posted on 07/27/2004 11:37:06 AM PDT by Anvilhead (When danger reared its ugly head, Brave Sir Robin turned and fled)
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To: SteveH; andysandmikesmom; areafiftyone; bigfootbob; Ecliptic; El Sordo; Ghengis; green team 1999; ..

THANKS.

UFO PING LIST PING!

IF NOT a smoking gun, perhaps a smoking shell casing?

More of this such stuff will occur in the next 24 months, I'd wager.


49 posted on 07/27/2004 11:43:02 AM PDT by Quix (PRAYER WARRIORS, DO YOUR STUFF! LIVES, SOULS AND NATIONS DEPEND ON IT)
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To: 50 Cal
The timing of this story is questionable. What did Bush know... and when!
50 posted on 07/27/2004 11:45:07 AM PDT by evets (God bless president George W. Bush)
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