Question: what makes a book a classic?

What makes a book a classic? What is the criteria and would the novel "The Color Purple" be considered a classic?

Question: American mortality statistics

What are some good sources for mortality statistics for Americans? For example, where would I go to find out how many Americans die each year from car accidents or lightning strikes? How about more smoking deaths or offbeat stuff like bee stings?

Question: voting records of NYC council on the Cities for Peace Initiative

Just learned about your site. Excellent!! If you can't find the voting records of NYC City Council members on the Cities for Peace resolution can you direct me as to where to find 'em myself?

Question: Gandhi and his foes

did mahatma gandhi have his foes beaten or killed? i think i remember reading something about this, but now i can't find anything on it.

Question: China visa requirements

can i enter shanghai airport PVG with onward tix to my next destination country (and proper visa for that country - thailand) and stay in shanghai for up to 48 hours without a visa?

can i enter shanghai PVG with a 30-day visa and no onward tix out of china (with intention & money to buy onward tix while in china)?

Question: contacting Ohio delegates

Can you tell me where to find email/phone contacts for the 20 Ohio Electors? Their names are readily available on the Internet, but their email addresses and phone numbers are not.

Question: incoming democratic delegation

Do you know where I can find a list of all the Democrats in the House and Senate for the incoming delegation - by state if possible? I can only find contact info for the current reps on the House and Senate web sites.

Question: number of US citizens who opposed Hitler

Can you locate or tell me how to locate evidence that supports the large number of US citizens that opposed any action in Hitler's regime?

Question: documentation on numbers in Iraqi mass graves

Can you help me locate documentation regarding the number of bodies found in Iraqi mass graves?

Question: States squashing telecom building efforts?

question about states pursuing bills that would squash municipal
efforts to build telecom networks. what states are pursuing these bills? I'd like texts of some of the bills/news stories about them if possible.

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