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By Christopher Buckley

In an try and achieve congressional popularity of a top-secret guns process, Washington lobbyist "Bird" McIntyre groups up with attractive, outspoken neocon Angel Templeton to pit the yankee public opposed to the chinese language. while poultry fails to discover an genuine cause to slander the state, he and Angel placed the Washington media desktop to paintings, spreading a rumor that the chinese language mystery carrier is operating to assassinate the Dalai Lama.

in the meantime in China, mild-mannered President Fa Mengyao and his dedicated aide Gang are maneuvering desperately opposed to sinister social gathering hard-liners Minister Lo and common Han. Now Fa and Gang needs to persuade the area that the People's Republic isn't really out to kill the Dalai Lama, whereas keeping Fa's small margin of strength within the more and more militaristic surroundings of the party.

at the domestic entrance, chicken needs to cope with a high-strung spouse who entertains Olympic equestrian ambition, and the qualifying festival occurs to be occurring in China. As issues resolve in another country, chicken and Angel's lie comes dangerously just about truth. And as their dating rises to a brand new point, so do mounting tensions among the USA and Chin

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Now the bad news. If you’re exactly 50 years old this means you have been alive for 18,262 days. 50 years is also 438,288 hours, 26,297,280 minutes or 1,577,836,800 seconds. 38 If anyone asks, it might be best to give your age in days. Having lived 18,262 days doesn’t sound quite so bad does it, you young whippersnapper? Giving your age in seconds will, however, be less flattering. Telling people you have lived for a period of well over one and a half billion anythings is probably going to make you sound quite old.

Now the bad news. If you’re exactly 50 years old this means you have been alive for 18,262 days. 50 years is also 438,288 hours, 26,297,280 minutes or 1,577,836,800 seconds. 38 If anyone asks, it might be best to give your age in days. Having lived 18,262 days doesn’t sound quite so bad does it, you young whippersnapper? Giving your age in seconds will, however, be less flattering. Telling people you have lived for a period of well over one and a half billion anythings is probably going to make you sound quite old.

British inventor Joseph Swan was 50 when he first demonstrated his British-patented light bulb – though most remember the similar achievements of some American whippersnapper called Edison who patented it first. ) A shelf full of diet books – spines un-bent 55 Amusing lights and other large decorations to put on the outside of your house each Christmas A garage full of exercise equipment (as new) 56 THINGS THAT YOU WILL TAKE A SUDDEN INTEREST IN Other peoples’ operations 57 The weather Pension annuity levels Newspaper articles on heart attack warning signs Finding grammatical errors in newspapers, adverts, etc.

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