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  • Ford helping victims in tornado-ravaged midwest

    03/10/2012 9:50:22 AM PST · by Daffynition · 8 replies
    WXYZ.com ^ | 03/09/2012 | staff reporter
    (WXYZ) - Ford Motor is stepping up to help the victims of the recent wave of tornadoes. The Ford Motor Company Fund is donating $75,000 to the American Red Cross and the Dare to Care food bank in Louisville. Ford employees are expecting to raise another $25,000 through donations to help their neighbors. The money will be used to help victims of the tornadoes in southern Indiana and Kentucky. Other employees are volunteering their time to help victims rebuild in southern Ohio.
  • 'Mossad warns Turks of Iranian plan to hit Israelis'

    03/10/2012 9:46:05 AM PST · by SunkenCiv · 5 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 03/08/2012 | Jpost.com Staff
    Turkish media reports Israel alerted Ankara that Iran Revolutionary Guards seeking to harm diplomats in Turkey. The Mossad has warned Turkey that Israel's diplomatic missions in the country could be in danger of Iranian "bomb attacks," Turkish daily Hurriyet reported on Wednesday, citing a story aired on the NTV news channel. According to the report, the Israeli intelligence agency sent a letter to its Turkish counterpart warning of a plot by the Iranian Revolutionary Guards Quds Force to attack Israeli targets on Turkish soil. Four individuals have already entered Turkey from Iran and are in possession of weapons and materials...
  • Congressional Approval of Military Measures Not Required

    03/10/2012 9:44:03 AM PST · by John Semmens · 24 replies · 1+ views
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 10 March 2012 | John Semmens
    U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta told a Senate Armed Services Committee that the Obama Administration’s decision on whether to engage in military action against Syria is not contingent on Congressional approval. “The United States is just one of many nations,” Panetta explained. “Even if our Constitution places the power to declare war with Congress this doesn’t override decisions made on a multinational basis. An agreement reached with other nations takes precedence over anything Congress may wish to do.” The secretary cited the precedent established by the Administration’s actions in Libya. “President Obama acted with the consent of key allies in...
  • Banks are using government loans to repay TARP

    03/10/2012 9:43:00 AM PST · by Lorianne · 15 replies
    Washington TX ^ | 09 March 2012 | Suzy Khimm
    The federal government seems to be on track in recouping the $414 billion in taxpayer money spent under the Troubled Asset Relief Program, with $120.7 billion now outstanding. But it turns out that over 130 bailed-out institutions paid back their TARP money simply by taking out loans from yet another government program, suggesting that the government--and taxpayers--actually haven’t gotten paid back yet. A new report from the Government Accountability Office, flagged by the Roosevelt Institute’s Matt Stoeller, shows that 40 percent of the 341 institutions that have exited TARP’s biggest single initiative--the $205 billion Capital Purchase Program--simply refinanced their loans...
  • Arizona sheriff finds Obama presidential qualifications forged

    03/10/2012 9:41:00 AM PST · by Aria · 226 replies
    Pravda ^ | 3/7/2012 | Dianna Cotter
    A singularly remarkable event has taken place in the United States of America. This event occurred in Arizona on March 1st and was an earth shattering revelation. A long awaited press conference was given by Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, a five time elected Sheriff, which should have made national and international headlines. Arpaio's credentials include serving in the United States Army from 1950 to 1953, service as a federal narcotics agent serving in countries all over the world with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA), and served as the head of the Arizona DEA. Without doubt, this is a...
  • Astronomy Picture of the Day -- Lick Observatory Moonrise

    03/10/2012 9:36:43 AM PST · by SunkenCiv · 27 replies
    NASA ^ | March 10, 2012 | (see photo credit)
    Explanation: As viewed from a well chosen location at sunset, the gorgeous Full Moon rose behind Mount Hamilton, east of San Jose, California on March 7. The lunar disk frames historic Lick Observatory perched on the mountain's 4,200 foot summit. Both observatory and Moon echo the warm color of sunlight (moonlight is reflected sunlight) filtered by a long path through the atmosphere. Substantial atmospheric refraction contributes the Moon's ragged, green rim. Of course, the March Full Moon is also known as the Full Worm Moon. In the telescopic photo, Lick's 40 inch Nickel Telescope dome is on the left. The...
  • Rasmussen: Romney Leads Obama 48% to 43%, and Santorum Beats Obama 46% to 45%

    Daily Presidential Tracking Poll March 10, 2012 The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Saturday shows that 25% of the nation's voters Strongly Approve of the way that Barack Obama is performing his role as president. Forty-four percent (44%) Strongly Disapprove, giving Obama a Presidential Approval Index rating of -19 (see trends). Looking at Tuesday's upcoming primaries, the GOP race in Alabama is essentially a three-way tie, while Mitt Romney leads by eight in Mississippi. Nationally, Romney now leads Rick Santorum by 12 points. Regardless of who they want to win, 80% of Republican Primary Voters nationwide believe Romney...
  • Politicians decide our 1st Amendment rights could be hazardous to their health

    03/10/2012 9:28:06 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 21 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 3/10/2012 | Doug Book
    Congress has just made it easier to arrest and convict those who exercise their 1st Amendment rights of protest and assembly. A number of articles have recently appeared on the web concerning the “Federal Restricted Buildings and Grounds Improvement Act of 2011,” a bill recently passed by Congress which makes it a criminal offense to “impede or disrupt” the activities of the President, Vice President or anyone under the immediate protection of the Secret Service. The measure also makes it illegal to engage in “disorderly behavior” at a special event of “national significance” or in the proximity of a “restricted...
  • Marine Seeks to Adopt Military Dog [Red Tape: IED Dog May Be Put Down Before Marine Can Adopt]

    03/10/2012 9:26:39 AM PST · by bimboeruption · 22 replies
    My Fox New York ^ | 3-10-2012 | MYFOX NEW YORK STAFF REPORT
    A former Marine is hitting bureaucratic red tape in her quest to adopt the military service dog she served with in Iraq before it is put down. Former Corporal Megan Leavey, of Rockland County, wants to take in a German shepherd named Sergeant Rex. They hunted for IEDs on Iraq during two tours of duty. They were both severely injured in Iraq when an IED exploded near them. The dog is 10 years old now and can no longer serve. "This is not (the Marines) first priority," Leavey admits, "A lot of times it gets lost in the shuffle." But...
  • National Archives Confirm INS Records For Week Of Obama's Birth Mysteriously Missing

    Among the records missing for Barack Obama that would be available for an ordinary president are passport records, school records such as those from Punahou, Occidental, Columbia and Harvard, Harvard Law Review writings, scholarly articles for the University of Chicago, state bar association records from Illinois, Illinois state senate records, the marriage and divorce documents for his mother, his adoption records and others. Now it has been revealed that the Cold Case Posse assembled by Sheriff Joe Arpaio in Maricopa County, Ariz., cannot confirm yet that Obama was not born in Kenya and brought to the United States as a...
  • The Southern Poverty Law Center Is Now Writing About Pickup Artists as Hate Groups

    03/10/2012 9:25:02 AM PST · by Hacksaw · 31 replies
    Reason ^ | 3-9-2012 | Mike Riggs
    The Southern Poverty Law Center, founded in 1971 as a civil rights law firm, has released its latest "Intelligence Report" on hate groups in the United States. This year's report contains a new category: the Manosphere. From the SPLC's introduction to the misogyny report: The so-called “manosphere” is peopled with hundreds of websites, blogs and forums dedicated to savaging feminists in particular and women, very typically American women, in general. Although some of the sites make an attempt at civility and try to back their arguments with facts, they are almost all thick with misogynistic attacks that can be astounding...
  • Fox News' Bret Baier Reports Media Failure To Cover Sheriff Joe's Obama Investigation

    Bret Baier Reports Media Failure To Cover Sheriff Joe Investigation, Ignores Fox's Own Failure To Report It
  • PRAVDA chides U.S. media for ignoring Sherrif Joe Arpaio investigation...Drudge Report Headline

    From Drudge Report.... A singularly remarkable event has taken place in the United States of America. This event occurred in Arizona on March 1st and was an earth shattering revelation. A long awaited press conference was given by Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, a five time elected Sheriff, which should have made national and international headlines. Arpaio's credentials include serving in the United States Army from 1950 to 1953, service as a federal narcotics agent serving in countries all over the world with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA), and served as the head of the Arizona DEA. Without doubt,...
  • Sarah Palin: McCain Campaign Managers Wouldn't Let Us Investigate Obama's Past

    Video: Sarah Palin: McCain Campaign Managers Wouldn't Let Us Investigate Obama's Past
  • How the Chevy Volt Is Like ObamaCare

    03/10/2012 9:21:38 AM PST · by jazusamo · 15 replies
    Forbes ^ | March 10, 2012 | Merrill Matthews
    March is an important month in the ongoing saga of President Obama’s abject policy failures. First, Chevrolet announced that it would temporarily cease production of the president’s much-touted car for the green economy, the Chevy Volt. Second, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear the state-led challenge to the president’s health care legislation. And while “ObamaCar” and ObamaCare may seem like unrelated topics, in this case they have at least three elements in common. Both were sold as a key to creating jobs and economic growth. Only last year the president predicted that there would be 1 million electric cars on...
  • Gingrich Says He Will Stay in GOP Race Even If He Loses Mississippi, Alabama

    03/10/2012 9:18:17 AM PST · by Steelfish · 93 replies
    FoxNews ^ | March 10, 2012
    Gingrich Says He Will Stay in GOP Race Even If He Loses Mississippi, Alabama March 10, 2012 ELLISVILLE, Miss. – Spurning calls for him to get out, Newt Gingrich insisted Friday that he'll stay in the race for the Republican presidential nomination even if he loses two Southern primaries next week. (snip) Gingrich said he intended to campaign all the way to the Republican National Convention in August, regardless of whether he has won the 1,144 delegates needed to clinch the nomination. His comments contradicted assertions by a key aide that Gingrich must win both states to remain viable. Asked...
  • Murkowski regrets voting with GOP on birth control

    03/10/2012 9:15:37 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 28 replies
    Anchorage Daily News ^ | March 10, 2012 | By LAURIE KELLMAN
    Sen. Lisa Murkowski says she saw it coming, even before the public scolding last weekend at Alaska's Iditarod dog sled race. Siding with Republican leaders on a contentious contraceptives vote was a mistake. A moderate in an era of paralyzing partisanship, Murkowski, 54, may be a natural heir to the centrist role played by retiring Maine Sen. Olympia Snowe at a time when their party is hurting for female leaders. Murkowski voted in favor of an amendment by Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., to overturn President Barack Obama's order that health insurance cover the cost of contraceptives even if providers object...
  • 'Rex is my partner, I love him': The marine blown up with her dog in Afghanistan . . .

    03/10/2012 9:15:37 AM PST · by khelus · 39 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | March 10, 2012 | Laura Pullman
    A woman who served in Iraq for more than three years is now fighting to adopt the German Shepherd who she survived a roadside bomb with. As a dog handler for the military, Megan Leavey, 28, completed over 100 missions during two six-month tours in Iraq with the military service dog Rex. And since being discharged from the military in December 2007 Leavey has campaigned to adopt the bomb-sniffing canine so he can enjoy a civilian life with her in Rockport, New York. ... Recovered from his war injuries, the military considered Rex a valuable work dog and denied Leavey's...
  • Geneva Church Recognized for Welcoming All Sexual Orientations {Unitarians/Liberals}

    03/10/2012 9:12:20 AM PST · by Cronos · 13 replies
    Geneva Patch ^ | 10 Mar 2012 | UU
    Visitors to the Unitarian Universalist Association website will see a rainbow chalice in the listing for the Unitarian Universalist Society of Geneva (UUSG), recognizing the church’s recent certification as a welcoming congregation to those in the LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning) community. According to Bruce Fackler, a gay man who joined UUSG in 2007, the certification simply makes official what he experienced when he was introduced to the church five years ago. Fackler said he had moved here from Minnesota and was searching for a congregation that could be a supportive family. “I found more than I was...
  • Occupy Wall Street Running Low On Cash....

    03/10/2012 9:02:06 AM PST · by fight_truth_decay · 22 replies
    GlobalPost ^ | March 10, 2012 11:42 | Jennifer Mattson
    Occupy Wall Street in New York City could run out of funds in the coming weeks.