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Before the Patriot Act, it was easier to track a drug dealer's phone contacts than a terrorist's phone contacts, and it was easier to obtain a tax cheat's credit card receipts than to trace the financial support of an al-Qaida fundraiser.
The Patriot Act corrected these double standards - and America is safer as a result.
The Patriot Act allows Internet service providers to disclose customer records voluntarily to the government in emergencies involving an immediate risk of death or serious physical injury and permits victims of hacking crimes to request law enforcement assistance in monitoring trespassers on their computers.
www.whitehouse.gov /infocus/patriotact   (825 words)

 Double Glazing Report, UK Guide to Buying Double Glazed Windows and Doors
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  Double Act: A Life of Tom Stoppard (Tom Stoppard: A Life) - Ira Nadel
Nadel's is certainly an adequate one, and answers at least some of the questions interested readers will have had about the man behind the plays (and screenplays and the one novel).
Nadel couldn't resist offering a possible way of seeing Stoppard's life and work: as the double act of the British title of this book.
Stoppard conveniently talks about leading a double life and liking to take both positions in an argument and other dualities in his life, and Nadel offers many nice quotes to that effect.
www.complete-review.com /reviews/stoppt/nadeli.htm   (1814 words)

  Double act - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A double act, also known as a comedy duo, is a comic device in which humor is derived from the uneven relationship between two partners, usually of the same gender, age, ethnic origin, and profession, but drastically different personalities.
However, other British acts such as The Two Ronnies; Lee and Herring; Rik Mayall and Adrian Edmondson; Reeves and Mortimer; French and Saunders; Mel Smith and Griff Rhys Jones, Fry and Laurie and The Mighty Boosh the role of "comic" and "straight man" are less obvious, largely interchangeable or dispensed with altogether.
Double acts are also found in other genres - the popular science show MythBusters is co-hosted by Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage, with humor often derived from the different reactions of the personalities of the laconic Hyneman and the extroverted Savage.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Double_act   (1469 words)

 GAO Forecasts Shortfall In Double-Hulled Tonnage
The Oil Pollution Act of 1990 (OPA '90) requires that single-hulled tank ships operating in U.S. waters, including barges, be removed from petroleum transportation service on a graduated schedule, which began in 1995 and concludes in 2015.
Bypassing the Jones Act would allow companies to build double-hulled tankers in foreign shipyards, such as those of Korea, which are heavily subsidized by their respective governments and are able to undercut world shipbuilding prices.
If a shortage of Jones Act qualified double-hulled tank ship tonnage develops as single-hulled tankers are removed from the petroleum trades, companies cited importation of foreign oil, an increase in the use of foreign tankers, an increase in the use of pipelines and land transportation of oil and petroleum products as preferred alternatives.
www.amo-union.org /Newspaper/Morgue/6-2000/Sections/News/opa90.htm   (1413 words)

Rather than wait for a Spring Return Ram to do the job a DOUBLE ACTING RAM is used for speed of operation.
Here's how it works - The pump (equipped with a special valve to operate Double Acting Rams) switches the oil pressure from the bottom of the Ram to a port at the top of the Ram and it, more or less, throws the Ram into "Reverse" and quickly closes it.
DOUBLE ACTING HOLLOW RAMS are also available for quickly releasing Force and repositioning.
www.hyjacks.com /rams.htm   (764 words)

 Burke would like to double Act 255 angel tax credits | WTN
In an interview, Burke said funding increases would be contingent on the state's fiscal health, but she would like to double the tax credits from the $3 million allocated in the current biennial budget.
Under Act 255, which had bipartisan support, the state made available $65 million in tax credits over 10 years to encourage angel investors and venture capitalists to invest more in Wisconsin.
Burke noted that all the angel tax credits available in the current budget were used in the first year, a sign that the credits are an effective strategy to boost investment in early-stage companies.
wistechnology.com /article.php?id=2821   (1032 words)

 Carnival mood after stunning double act   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The commentator’s comments were aroused by a moving patriotic act by one of the runners, Benjamin Maiyo, who kept urging and signaling compatriot Robert Cheruiyot to take the lead as the race snaked towards the crossing line.
Maiyo, who ended up second, was the most dramatic on track and a source of inspiration with his great team spirit to not only his fellow countrymen, but to the larger American audience and billions who were watching globally.
But this was just a sideshow, the eventual double Kenyan victory in both the men’s and women’s categories led to a carnival mood amongst Kenyans across the United States.
www.eastandard.net /hm_news/news_s.php?articleid=1143951230   (435 words)

 Amazon.com: Double Act: Books: Jacqueline Wilson,Nick Sharratt,Sue Heap   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Double Act is a great book about 2 inseparable twins, their dad, their mom, their gran, and their mean stepmother, Rose.
Well, the reason why I rated this book 5 stars is because it is so organized and if you read it, it'll hook you, making you want to read more, more, more: until you finish and complain that there is no sequel to it.
Welcome to Double Act, a book about twins that do the same things but have different attitudes.
www.amazon.com /Double-Act-Jacqueline-Wilson/dp/0440413745   (1586 words)

 rediff.com: Football World Cup - Portugal's double act ready to shine
By playing together since they were world youth champions in 1991, Portugal's Rui Costa and Joao Pinto have formed a powerful double act which they hope will unsettle defences in the World Cup as it did in the 2000 European championship.
Although less prolific as a goalscorer than team mates at club and international level, he is effective in his preferred role of supporting a lone striker to "spearhead" the attack.
Reuters shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.
www.rediff.com /sports/football/2002/jun/04por.htm   (534 words)

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 eBay - wilson double act, Books items on eBay.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
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 BakuTODAY.net - Poland poised for unique political double-act after prime minister quits
Poland is preparing for a unique political double act as the head of the ruling Law and Justice party, Jaroslaw Kaczynski, the identical twin of President Lech Kaczynski, stood poised to be nominated for the post of prime minister.
Law and Justice's (PiS) political committee began a meeting late Saturday morning to vote on whether to accept the resignation of Prime Minister Kazimierz Marcinkiewicz and to replace him with the man who named him to the post nine months ago, Jaroslaw Kaczynski.
Jaroslaw said then that neither the Polish people nor Poland's international partners would tolerate a fraternal double act in the two key posts of Polish politics.
www.bakutoday.net /view.php?d=23379   (871 words)

 Who's your favourite Dragon Tails double act? - Message Board - ezboard.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
I love it when two characters of vastly different personas are friends (or at least can stand each other).
My favorite activity is rolling around on my hoard, and my pet peeves are knights making a name for themselves and small gnomes.
I recon they'd both get along^^ Granted there was that point before where Colin claimed he was better than all the Dragons and Enigma was angry, but now Colin is over that they really have quite a lot in common.
p199.ezboard.com /fdragontailsfrm6.showMessage?topicID=3546.topic   (1366 words)

 Scoop: Pinocchio And Pacific Patsy’s Double Act at the UN
It sits nicely with George W Bush’s statement to an assortment of Miami terrorists and sycophants in the Rose Garden on 10 October last year that "The Cuban regime is not going to change on its own, but Cuba must change", and the USAID contribution outlined above.
Article 17 of the Vienna Declaration states "The acts, methods and practices of terrorism in all its forms and manifestations …are activities aimed at…threatening territorial integrity, security of States and destabilizing legitimately constituted Governments…".
Now, I realise George W is dyslexic, and incredibly stupid, and as such is probably deserving of sympathy and understanding from a more generous person than myself, and I realise that NZ has a serious literacy problem, but what are they missing here!
www.scoop.co.nz /stories/HL0404/S00133.htm   (2922 words)

 BBC Shop - Double Act
It seems like the chance of a lifetime, but there's one snag: Garnet hates the idea.
Can being a double act work for ever?
Eve Karpf reads this funny and touching story about twin sisters who discover that their differences are just as important as the bond between them.
www.bbcshop.com /invt/1846070872   (195 words)

 eBay - Product Info - eBay - Book: Double Act (ISBN: 0385323123)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Together theyre the perfect double act--and thats just the way they like it.Soon the twins life is turned upside down.
Their dad has been spending a lot of time with his new "friend" Rose.
Somehow, the twins will have to find a way to maintain their special relationship without spending every minute of the day together.
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"Double Act" is the amateur drama group that was formed in 1997 by the amalgamation of The Purbeck Community Theatre and The Corfe Valley Drama Group.
The objective of this site is to inform you, our visitor, of current and future Double Act activities whilst also acting as an archive for past productions.
Click here and tour our site to learn a little more about Double-Act!
www.double-act.org.uk   (144 words)

 andrewfalloon.blogspot.com: Double Act   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Could be your last chance to get your votes in for Rodney-
Full-time student and ACT Party helper monkey :) All views expressed on this website are those of the author, and not necessarily those of the ACT Party, ACT on Campus or any affiliated body.
This is a paragraph of text that could go in the sidebar.
andrewfalloon.blogspot.com /2006/06/double-act.html   (79 words)

 The classic double act retold - Deccan Herald - Internet Edition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
So does Lucy, Tom’s impertinent niece who comes into the duo’s life.
Lucy, who refuses to speak most of the time, unwelcomingly acts as a catalyst, bridging the men’s past which quite often offers them the possibility of redemption.
Tom couldn’t have asked for a better partner; Nathan is a facilitator in several respects.
www.deccanherald.com /deccanherald/mar122006/books111232006310.asp   (553 words)

 ESPN.com Soccernet England: News - James hails Chelsea's double act
ESPN.com Soccernet England: News - James hails Chelsea's double act
David James is among those who might subscribe to the growing belief that Chelsea now have the most potent strike force in the Premiership.
Click here for employment opportunities with ESPN.com and soccernet.
www.soccernet.com /england/news/2002/0122/20020122cfcjameswhufc.html   (908 words)

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