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POLL
  Poll: More Than 25% of Russians Would Vote for Stalin Today
He beats out Putin, others.
 
    Stalin 25%  
    Lenin 23%  
    Catherine the Great 19%  
    Peter the Great 16%  
    Ivan the Terrible 13%  
    Putin 4%  
 
ETHNOLOGY
Study: 3.5 Million Jews Descended
From Four Women

Sophie Brodie, Sadie Greenberg, Ida Goldstein and Lillian Schwartz.
 
SPORTS
Super Bowl Coffee Table Book to Cost $4000
Huge volume (shown) will include hundreds of photos of Janet Jackson.
 
ANSWER TO LAST WEEK'S PUZZLER
  “Jackie Boy” was President Bush's pet name for Jack Abramoff, although he also called him “Jacko,” “Jackeroo” and “Jackerino” at various times.
FEATURE
Since President Bush appointed the former Deputy Director of the Office of Faith-Based Initiatives as head of the agency responsible for protecting whistleblowers within the government, how many complaints from whistleblowers within the government have been summarily dismissed by that agency?
A )25
B )140
C )1,000
(Hint: there are a heck of a lot of disgruntled former government employees who are just natural-born troublemakers.)

The Interior Department has lifted a ban on oil drilling in a sensitive wildlife habitat in Alaska which was put in place to protect molting geese and calving caribou by which of the following tree-hugging activists?
A )Bruce Babbitt
B )Teddy Roosevelt
C )John Muir
D )James Watt
(Hint: These days, the Reagan Administration is beginning to look downright moderate.)

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