By: DAVID RICE Re: Paranut on the hill TIME magazine this week covered briefly the announc

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By: DAVID RICE Re: Paranut on the hill TIME magazine this week covered briefly the announcement that Senator Claiborne Pell, D, Rhode Island would not run for re-election in 1996. They called him "the Hill's leading fan of the paranormal," and went on to say, "in 1987, fearing an ESP gap with the Soviets, he invited carnival-level spoon bender Uri Geller to Washington to demonstrate his skills; that same year Pell attended a symposium on UFO abductions. For years he had an assistant on his staff responsible for investigations into the paranormal -- at a reported $50,000 a year." I guess we have made some progress -- Uri Geller is finally described as he should be; on the other hand, maybe someone could tell me if TIME disparaged such 'oddball' types of beliefs when an astrologer helped plan the President's calendar... Or if they are saving it for those they want to dump on politically... Ginny ... "God never intended Christians to be fools." -- "Kato" * Shy.David@EdenBBS.com

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