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  • Warren Campaign Hits Road Bump

    05/06/2012 3:15:14 PM PDT · by John Semmens · 15 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 5 May 2012 | John Semmens
    Democrat Elizabeth Warren, candidate for the Massachusetts senate seat now held by Republican Scott Brown, saw her campaign hit rough going over her claimed Native American ancestry. Not only is the highly diluted nature of her claim (by her own account, she is one-thirty-second Native American) dogging her, but her boast that her great-great-great grandfather killed and scalped General Custer at the Battle of the Little Big Horn in 1876 hasn’t gone over as well as she had hoped. Warren speculated that the negative reaction stems from sexism. “When Senator Kerry cut the ears off of the Viet Cong he...
  • Attorney in hijab defends call for other women at 9/11 hearing to wear 'appropriate' clothing

    The defense attorney who wore a traditional Islamic outfit during the rowdy arraignment of the accused Sept. 11 terrorists is defending her courtroom appeal that other women in the room wear more "appropriate" clothing to the proceedings -- out of respect for her client's Muslim beliefs. Cheryl Bormann, counsel for defendant Walid bin Attash, attended the arraignment Saturday dressed in a hijab, apparently because her client insisted on it. She further requested that the court order other women to follow that example so that the defendants do not have to avert their eyes "for fear of committing a sin under...
  • Be afraid, exultant Greek neo-Nazis warn rivals

    05/06/2012 3:10:38 PM PDT · by DeaconBenjamin · 35 replies
    AFP - Greek neo-Nazi party Golden Dawn warned rivals and reformers Sunday that "the time for fear has come" after exit polls showed them securing their entry in parliament for the first time in nearly 40 years. "The time for fear has come for those who betrayed this homeland," Golden Dawn leader Nikos Michaloliakos told a news conference at an Athens hotel, flanked by menacing shaven-headed young men. "We are coming," the 55-year-old said as supporters threw firecrackers outside. According to updated exit polls, the once-marginal party will end up winning over six percent of the vote and sending 19...
  • Windows 8 dropping the ability to play DVDs

    05/06/2012 3:10:12 PM PDT · by CedarDave · 68 replies
    Yahoo Y-Tech ^ | Fri, May 4, 2012 | Tecca
    The upcoming Windows 8 operating system (which you can download and preview now) is dropping the ability to play DVD content. According to Windows engineering team member Steven Sinofsky (emphasis his), "Windows Media Player will continue to be available in all editions, but without DVD playback support. For optical discs playback on new Windows 8 devices, we are going to rely on the many quality solutions on the market, which provide great experiences for both DVD and Blu-ray." In other words: If you want to watch that Bridesmaids DVD on your next plane trip, you're going to have to pay...
  • The Arab Salaaf: AlQaeda's Racist Worldview

    05/06/2012 3:08:02 PM PDT · by Milagros · 8 replies
    Marekk ^ | May 2, 2012 | Dr. M. Omar Hashi
    The Arab Salaaf: AlQaeda's Racist Worldview Mareeg 02/05/2012 By Dr. M. Omar Hashi To understand the worldview of the ideological and racially-motivated terrorist movement of AlQaeda, it is important to listen to the voices of its core adherents. While visiting a London mosque in 2005 I encountered a group of Arabs known as Salaaf (the Inheritors) who for all intents and purposes form the activist core of the AlQaeda terrorist organization destroying Somalia, Afghanistan, and the Muslim world. The Salaaf who originated in Arab religious nationalism in the late 19th century believe that they have a divinely sanctioned mission to...
  • Pepsi brings back Michael Jackson in ads (Dead pedophile hired by Obama-lackey PepsiCo)

    05/06/2012 2:58:33 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 34 replies
    Online Athens ^ | 5/5/12 | CANDICE CHOI
    PepsiCo Inc. is going on a reunion tour with The King of Pop. The Purchase, N.Y.-based company says it struck a deal with Michael Jackson’s estate to use the late pop star’s image for its new global ad campaign. The rollout will vary by country, but will include a TV ad, special-edition cans bearing Jackson’s image and chances to win leather jackets inspired by the singer’s style. The promotion is part of a broader marketing blitz by Pepsi, which is looking to take business back from The Coca-Cola Co.
  • When Men Give Women Career Advice

    05/06/2012 2:54:43 PM PDT · by djone · 15 replies
    Atlantic Wire ^ | 5/42012 | Jen Doll
    "Attitudes that made a group of women very angry when Jack Welch, former CEO of General Electric"...... said "Programs promoting diversity, mentorships and affinity groups may or may not be good, but they are not how women get ahead. "Over deliver," Mr. Welch advised. Performance is it!" As Alison Quirk, an executive VP at State Street Corp., told Bussey, we all need to understand the "unconscious biases" at play—biases which Welch fails to acknowledge. As another executive said, "He showed no recognition that the culture shapes the performance metrics, and the culture is that of white men."
  • [Muslim] Indian Activists Decry Burqa Ban [in India]

    05/06/2012 2:38:18 PM PDT · by James C. Bennett · 10 replies
    OnIslam ^ | 28 April 2012 | OnIslam
    CAIRO – Indian activists have warned that a recent decision by a Mangalore college to ban full face-veil in classes would force Muslim students to quit education, a move that could increase dangerous illiteracy rate among Muslim women. "The burqa is a cultural symbol for Muslim women,” Ruth Manorama, president of the National Alliance of Women, told the Times of India on Friday, April 27. “I don't see any point in educational institutions putting a ban on it,” he added. The controversial ban on burqa was imposed by the St Aloysius Pre-University College as part of its prospectus for undergraduate...
  • Diageo to end funding of Heartland Institute after climate change outburst

    05/06/2012 2:35:19 PM PDT · by DeaconBenjamin · 14 replies ^ | Sunday 6 May 2012 12.15 EDT | Leo Hickman
    Diageo, one of the world's largest drinks companies, has announced it will no longer fund the Heartland Institute, a rightwing US thinktank which briefly ran a billboard campaign this week comparing people concerned about climate change to mass murderers and terrorists such as Osama bin Laden, Charles Manson and Ted Kaczynski. On Thursday, a billboard appeared over the Eisenhower Expressway in Illinois showing a picture of Kaczynski, the Unabomber, who in 1996 was convicted of a 17-year mail bombing campaign that killed three people and injured dozens. The caption read: "I still believe in global warming. Do you?" A day...
  • NH measure supports Arizona SB1070

    05/06/2012 2:32:18 PM PDT · by SandRat · 1 replies
    CONCORD, N.H. — New Hampshire Senate is considering a resolution supporting Arizona's SB1070.
  • The Who, the How and the Why of the Trayvonn Industry

    05/06/2012 2:27:19 PM PDT · by LegendHasIt · 31 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | May 6, 2012 | ' sundancecracker'
    Either Brandy Green is the most understanding “girlfriend” a grieving opportunist could catch. Or Green is no longer Tracy Martin’s girlfriend. Apparently Tracy Martin and Sybrina Fulton have ditched their prior employment as Truck Driver and Housing Counselor respectively, to undertake a Full-Time career in bereavement Exploitation. After returning from the Los Angeles West coast leg of Trayvon’s Trail Of Tears, the devastated and grief filled, albeit fashionably dressed and exhausted, couple now finish a whirlwind Southern appreciation tour while preparing for Europe.
  • French Elect Socialist President and Click Ruby Heels Saying “There is No Place Like Greece”

    05/06/2012 2:22:06 PM PDT · by whitedog57 · 25 replies
    Confounded Interest ^ | 05/06/2012 | Anthony B. Sanders
    Francois Hollande defeated French President Nicolas Sarkozy as voters handed control of the second-biggest European economy to the Socialists for the first time in 17 years. Socialist Hollande’s simple solutions include: =Taxes *Impose a tax on financial transactions. *Impose a 75 percent income tax on earnings above 1 million euros ($1.32 million) and raise the rate to 45 percent for the income bracket between 150,000 euros and 1 million euros per year. *Repeal 29 billion euros of tax breaks over the next five years. *Increase total tax level to 46.9 percent in 2017 from 45.1 percent in 2012 (payroll and...
  • Biden: I'm 'absolutely comfortable' with gay marriage (Video)

    05/06/2012 2:22:01 PM PDT · by IbJensen · 22 replies
    First Read ^ | 5/6/2012 | Carrier Daln
    Vice President Joe Biden on Sunday said that's he's "absolutely comfortable" with married same-sex couples being granted the same rights as heterosexual pairs. "I am absolutely comfortable with the fact that men marrying men, women marrying women, and heterosexual men and women marrying another are entitled to the same exact rights, all the civil rights, all the civil liberties," he told NBC's David Gregory on "Meet the Press." "And quite frankly, I don't see much of a distinction beyond that." ( is a joint venture of Microsoft and NBC Universal.) President Barack Obama has said his position on same sex...
  • Funeral One Day After Investigators Say The Killing Is Justifiable [Ja'Quares Walker]

    05/06/2012 2:20:52 PM PDT · by kevcol · 43 replies [AL] ^ | May 5, 2012 | Cory McGinnis
    BIRMINGHAM - AL - Family and friends are in mourning, the funeral service was held at Living Stone Temple church, community members tell me they're not too happy that no arrests have been made. During the service, Walkers family was overcome with emotion during the ceremony and had to step outside. Many mourners wore red, black and white t-shirts with walker's picture saying "In loving memory of Tez". Dr. Al B. Sutton Jr. led a sermon preaching out the book of mark and had a direct message to young adults as well as the parents in the building. "Our son's,...
  • Erdogan Encourages Syrian Opposition

    05/06/2012 2:19:38 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 5 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 6/5/12
    Prime Minister Recep Tayyip ErdoÄŸan of Turkey said, Sunday, that President Bashar Al-Assad's grip on Syria is getting weaker by the day and "victory is close," according to the Associated Press. Unde heavy protection, Erdogan spoke to thousands of cheering Syrians who fled the brutal crackdown...
  • Are You Ready for a Tea Party Rebellion? YOU ARE NOT ALONE!

    05/06/2012 2:16:06 PM PDT · by TheRobb7 · 56 replies
    FreeRepublic ^ | 5-6-2012 | TheRobb7
    In another thread I had proposed the idea of doing another Dan’s Bake Sale in downtown Tampa during the Convention. Fellow FReeper "Patton@Bastogne" has expounded in several threads on what could happen once the Tea Party makes its stand.... Imagine...80,000 Tea Party faithful, non violently filling the streets until they are heard. The purpose/result may or may not be to overthrow the nomination process, but at least they could help ensure Conservatism in represented in the Party Platform...with a stern and visible reminder that Tea Partiers will be elected nationwide (all the way down the ballot) to hold the GOP...
  • Old $50 bill found real, but not before bearer arrested

    05/06/2012 2:13:29 PM PDT · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 43 replies
    Shelbyville Times-Gazette via Houston Chronicle ^ | 1 May 2012 | David Melson (originally)
    SHELBYVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee police are apologizing after arresting a man for using a $50 bill they thought was fake but that turned out to be real. Police in Shelbyville thought the bill was counterfeit after a convenience store clerk called them. The clerk said a marker used to detect false money didn't show the bill was real. (excerpt - read more at link)
  • First jail for US veterans will offer helping hand to a growing problem

    05/06/2012 2:10:19 PM PDT · by DeaconBenjamin · 6 replies ^ | Sunday 6 May 2012 15.25 EDT | Ed Pilkington in New York
    The problem of US military veterans falling into a life of crime after returning from Iraq and Afghanistan has reached such levels that a law enforcer in Georgia has opened what is believed to be America's first county jail devoted to veteran inmates. John Darr, the sheriff of Muscogee County in Columbus, Georgia, has created the new facility in an attempt to break the cycle of recidivism by providing them with specialist services to help them deal with the problems they carry with them when they decamp. "It's really unique. What we're bringing together is a lot of resources," Darr...
  • Remote-controlled genes trigger insulin production

    05/06/2012 1:56:24 PM PDT · by neverdem · 6 replies
    Nature News ^ | 03 May 2012 | Helen Shen
    Nanoparticles heated by radio waves switch on genes in mice Researchers have remotely activated genes inside living animals, a proof of concept that could one day lead to medical procedures in which patients’ genes are triggered on demand. The work, in which a team used radio waves to switch on engineered insulin-producing genes in mice, is published today in Science1. Jeffrey Friedman, a molecular geneticist at the Rockefeller University in New York and lead author of the study, says that in the short term, the results will lead to better tools to allow scientists to manipulate cells non-invasively. But with...
  • Georgetown Scandal [Sign the Petition to disinvite Sebelius as Commencement speaker]

    05/06/2012 1:45:19 PM PDT · by NYer · 25 replies
    Dear President DeGioia: It has come to the attention of The Cardinal Newman Society and the following signers that U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius has been granted the honor of speaking at the commencement ceremony for Georgetown University’s Public Policy Institute on Friday, May 18. We strongly urge you to withdraw the invitation to Secretary Sebelius immediately. It is scandalous and outrageous that America's oldest Catholic and Jesuit university has elected to provide this prestigious platform to a publicly "pro-choice" Catholic who is most responsible for the Obama administration's effort to restrict the Constitution's first...
  • France May Have Elected François Hollande, But She Really Needs A Napoleon Bonaparte

    05/06/2012 1:41:35 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 32 replies
    Telegraph(UK) ^ | May 06, 2012 | Tim Stanley
    France May Have Elected François Hollande, But She Really Needs A Napoleon Bonaparte By Tim Stanley May 6th, 2012 Hollande is the latest in a long line of French politicians to exploit the mob. It looks like Socialist François Hollande has won the French presidency. His platform: raise taxes on business to fund a lower retirement age and more spending. Things don’t look good for poor old France. Either Hollande will stick to his promises and ruin the economy or he’ll U-turn and reveal himself to be a reckless opportunist. Whether he's a fool or a knave, this election cycle...
  • Jim Jones’ Sinister Grip on San Francisco (Peoples Temple Cult Leader Ensnared Harvey Milk, Dems)

    05/06/2012 1:34:50 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 71 replies ^ | Tuesday, May 1, 2012 | David Talbot
    Jim Jones’ sinister grip on San Francisco How the Peoples Temple cult leader ensnared Harvey Milk and other progressive icons “Season of the Witch,” the new book by Salon founder David Talbot, tells the story of the wild and bloody birth of “San Francisco values.” The following excerpt – Part 1 in a three-part series -- recounts one of the darker dramas before the ultimate triumph of those values. Jim Jones, the strange and charismatic leader of Peoples Temple, proved a master at politically wiring San Francisco in the mid-1970s. The driven preacher had begun his climb up the political...
  • Sister Brigid McDonald calls Vatican's reprimand of U.S. nuns group a 'misuse of power

    05/06/2012 1:27:25 PM PDT · by NYer · 79 replies
    MinnPost ^ | May 4, 2012 | Beth Hawkins
    MinnPost photo by Bill Kelley Sister Brigid McDonald on Pope Benedict XVI: "I can't even begin to imagine what he could say or do that would change religious women's beliefs." As a rule, Sister Brigid McDonald tries not to pay too much attention to papal pronouncements, but Pope Benedict XVI’s recent decision to rein in American nuns, found by a Vatican investigation to harbor “radical feminist themes incompatible with the Catholic faith,” caught her attention.Last month, Benedict announced that a four-year Vatican investigation had found the Leadership Conference of Women Religious has challenged church teaching on homosexuality, the ordination...
  • Obama’s failed policies cause millions of Americans to give up (w/1 minute video)

    05/06/2012 1:26:59 PM PDT · by Signalman · 7 replies
    RedState ^ | 5/6/2012 | Dan Spencer
    The April unemployment report brought attention to the millions of Americans suffering in silence as a result of President Obama’s failed economic policies. The Romney campaign has released a new video “Silence” highlighting the terribly disappointing April unemployment report: No wonder that during his so-called official start to his reelection campaign, President Obama told Americans not to ask if they are better off than they were four years ago, but how they’ll be tomorrow. Only 115,000 jobs were added in April, far fewer than the 180,000 economists were expecting. The reason the unemployment rate declined slightly to 8.1 percent and...
  • "The Big Broadcast" Live Sunday 5/6 7-11pm est

    05/06/2012 1:16:14 PM PDT · by Vision · 45 replies
    WAMU ^ | 5/6/12 | Ed Walker
    Friends, it's Sunday night again. Warm up the tubes for another 4 hours of classic radio programs... Listen Live Info
  • "The Dictator" (Sasha Cohen) Congratulates Francois Hollandaise On His Victory

    05/06/2012 1:15:08 PM PDT · by tcrlaf · 7 replies
    Zerohedge ^ | 5-6-12 | Tyler Durden
    When the situation gets so ridiculous not even TheOnion is fit to describe it, in walks Sasha Baron Cohen and puts everything back into perspective.
  • Skype death mystery: Wife saw soldier husband lurch forward, bullet hole in closet behind him

    05/06/2012 1:12:36 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 20 replies
    NY Post ^ | 5/6/12 | Associated Press
    An Army nurse showed no alarm or discomfort before suddenly collapsing during a Skype video chat with his wife, who saw a bullet hole in a closet behind him, his family said Sunday. Capt. Bruce Kevin Clark's family released a statement describing what his wife saw in the video feed recording her husband's death. "Clark was suddenly knocked forward," the statement said. "The closet behind him had a bullet hole in it. The other individuals, including a member of the military, who rushed to the home of CPT Clark's wife also saw the hole and agreed it was a bullet...
  • Obama's flawed vision - victory by division (by Charles Krauthammer)

    05/06/2012 1:11:14 PM PDT · by Innovative · 10 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | May 6, 2012 | Charles Krauthammer
    The entire Obama campaign is a slice and dice operation, pandering to one group after another, particularly those that elected Obama in 2008 - blacks, Hispanics, women, young people - and for whom the thrill is now gone. What to do? Try fear. Create division, stir resentment, by whatever means necessary - bogus court challenges, dead-end Senate bills and a forest of straw men. Despite a temporary setback - Hilary Rosen's hastily surrendered war on moms - Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid will resume the battle with a Paycheck Fairness Act that practically encourages frivolous lawsuits and has zero chance...
  • Ted Nugent Special Guest w Les Paul Trio Stranglehold- Hot- Iridium NYC!

    05/06/2012 1:08:14 PM PDT · by real saxophonist · 9 replies
    youtube ^ | n/a | n/a
    I was actually doing a search for the bass player Neil Jason, and this video came up. Thought I'd share...
  • Ohio men indicted in adoptive father rape case

    05/06/2012 1:04:47 PM PDT · by Pinkbell · 14 replies
    New York Post ^ | May 4, 2012 | AP
    DAYTON, Ohio — An adoptive father who's been accused of raping three boys in his care was indicted along with another man Friday on rape charges. The 39-year-old adoptive father from Troy was indicted by a Montgomery County grand jury on three counts of rape of a child under 13 and four counts of complicity to commit rape of a child under 13. Patrick Rieder, 31, of Dayton, was indicted on four counts of rape of a child under 13. The adoptive father is accused of bringing the boy to Rieder's home, where both men engaged in sexual conduct with...
  • Freeper request...

    05/06/2012 1:01:31 PM PDT · by OL Hickory · 7 replies
    Free Republic ^ | 05/06/2012 | me
    Can anyone make a Julia type thing with obama on the golf course..Hole 1..osama dead...hole 2 GM alive..first two holes were great for the highlight real...but lets see if he finished under par...then we can list his failures and give him a golf score..What ya think?
  • Should taxes take bigger bite of Apple?

    05/06/2012 12:57:18 PM PDT · by Mark Landsbaum · 21 replies
    Orange County Register ^ | 5-6-2012 | Mark Landsbaum
    Unlike the government (and unlike the New York Times), we come to celebrate Apple, not to bury it. The Times' recent headline about the Cupertino-based computer company was, "How Apple Sidesteps Billions in Taxes." A couple of obvious conclusions may be drawn. Either, this is shameful. Or, this is admirable. You can read the Times story and draw your own conclusion about that paper's conclusion. You can find it here. However, there are a few tell-tale signs that tip the Times' hand. Here's one: . . .
  • American Socialists Release Names of 70 Congressional Democrats in Their Ranks

    05/06/2012 12:48:12 PM PDT · by Jumper · 25 replies
    The Socialist Party of America announced in their October 2009 newsletter that 70 Congressional democrats currently belong to their caucus. This admission was recently posted on
  • Georgia to keep ‘Stand Your Ground’ law?

    05/06/2012 12:47:25 PM PDT · by barmag25 · 14 replies
    Dalton Daily Citizen ^ | May 6, 2012 | Mark Millican
    A spokesman for a grassroots organization who believes citizens should have a right to defend themselves in public said Georgia — like Florida with its “Stand Your Ground” law that has been used as a defense in a racially charged shooting case — should not repeal its own Stand Your Ground measure under political pressure. “If you’re taking your family to a football game or to a party downtown or whatever, and you have no control over what neighborhood you’re in, you should still be able to protect yourself,” said Jerry Henry, executive director of GeorgiaCarry.Org. “In my opinion, the...
  • ‘The Avengers’ Has Record-Setting $200.3 Million In Sales

    05/06/2012 12:46:54 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 35 replies
    CBS) ^ | May 6, 2012 9:16 AM
    LOS ANGELES (CBS) — Hollywood’s superhero summer has arrived with a vengeance. The Marvel Comics mash-up “The Avengers” launched the summer movie season with a $200.3 million opening weekend domestically, by far the biggest debut ever. If distributor Disney’s revenue estimate Sunday holds when the final weekend count is released Monday, “The Avengers” would be the first movie ever to haul in $200 million in a single weekend. A $200 million total for every movie in release is considered a great weekend for the business as a whole, so “The Avengers” redefines the standards for a blockbuster debut. “The Avengers”...
  • Bid to Capture Women’s Votes Intensifies

    05/06/2012 12:46:47 PM PDT · by John Semmens · 10 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 5 May 2012 | John Semmens
    Already leading in the polls when it comes to women’s votes, the Obama campaign laid out a bold plan to seal the deal with a short film called the “Life of Julia.” In the film, the government is portrayed as Julia’s omnipresent caregiver and overseer. “Both psychology and our polling data indicate that the thing women want most is to be taken care of,” said Obama campaign adviser David Axelrod. “Sadly, the traditional method of achieving this objective—being part of a loving family as a daughter, wife, mother, etc.–is defective. What we’re offering is for the government to slip in...
  • AMERICA'S PLACE IN THE NEW WORLD (Does it really need a barf alert?)

    05/06/2012 12:42:14 PM PDT · by Maceman · 5 replies
    NYT via Tampa Bay Times ^ | May 6, 2012 | Charles A. Kupchan, New York Times
    <p>The most potent challenge to U.S. dominance comes not from the continuing redistribution of global power, but from a subtler change: the new forms of governance and capitalism being forged by China and other rising nations.</p> <p>The democratic, secular and free-market model that has become synonymous with the era of Western primacy is being challenged by state capitalism in China, Russia and the Persian Gulf sheikdoms. Political Islam is rising in step with democracy across the Middle East. And left-wing populism is taking hold from India to Brazil. Rather than following the West's path of development and obediently accepting their place in the liberal international order, rising nations are fashioning their own versions of modernity and pushing back against the West's ideological ambitions.</p>
  • Valérie Trierweiler may revolutionise role of France's first lady

    05/06/2012 12:32:35 PM PDT · by Perdogg · 29 replies
    If François Hollande has styled himself as Mr Normal – recently photographed buying fruit compote in a Paris supermarket and saying he would continue to do so after he's elected "if the fridge is empty" – his partner, Valérie Trierweiler, could revolutionise the unofficial role of France's first lady. If, as she has promised, the 46-year-old journalist keeps her contract for the magazine Paris Match and continues to work, it would be the first time a president's partner has held down a regular job and salary. Her role as a journalist would make this juggling act even more tricky. For...
  • Mississippi Democrat party running scared

    05/06/2012 12:21:36 PM PDT · by edge919 · 113 replies
    scribd ^ | 05/06/2012 | edge919
    The Mississippi Democrat party just filed a motion to dismiss a ballot challenge in from Orly Taitz on behalf of a couple of Mississippi voters. The motion, which is more than 200 pages contains a citation and copies from every known so-called "birther" case that has been filed. Also, in this challenge, they they seem to think this satisfies the Federal Rules of Evidence in regard to self-authenticating documents. The actual idea behind that rule is to submit certified copies of records to the court so that the documents can be inspected by all parties to ensure they contain the...
  • Arizona Banning Funding For Planned Parenthood

    05/06/2012 12:18:00 PM PDT · by NoLibZone · 17 replies ^ | May 6 2012 | Justin
    Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has signed off on a bill that will prevent abortion providers like Planned Parenthood from receiving public funds in most cases, her office.
  • Need help with reference search

    05/06/2012 12:09:36 PM PDT · by GunsAndBibles · 12 replies
    vanity | 5/6/2012 | gunsandbibles
    When I was reading F.A. Hayek "The Road to Serfdom," I remember being astonished that Hayek reported that in Britain during the 1930's, workers were consigned to their jobs by the British government, and failure to comply would result in prison time.I no longer have book and I would like to find sources to confirm this history.I did a search for "Socialist Britain" and found no mention of this.Any help would be appreciated
  • Job news bad for Obama

    05/06/2012 12:05:02 PM PDT · by Red Steel · 25 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 11:50 a.m. CDT, May 5, 2012 | Ira Kantor
    25 percent drop in the number of jobs added nationwide from March to April could spell trouble for President Barack Obama's re-election hopes as the economy now struggles to recover at a slower-than-expected pace, local experts said yesterday. "Somebody has to figure out how to get us to the point where we're creating 300,000 jobs a month. Obama policy is never going to accomplish it," David Tuerck, executive director of the Beacon Hill Institute at Suffolk University, told the Herald. "We have to look at what he's doing and pretty much reverse it all." The economy added just 115,000 jobs...
  • † Traditional True Mass Propers : Dominica Quarta Post Pascha ~ Fourth Sunday After Easter †

    05/06/2012 12:03:38 PM PDT · by Robert Drobot · 58 replies
    Robert Drobot | Anno Dómini 6 May 2012 | Most Holy Trinity
    Extra Ecclesiam Nulla Salus Traditional True Holy Mass Propers † Dominica Quarta Post Pascha ~ Fourth Sunday After Easter † Anno Dómini 6 May 2012 Commemorating† Blessed Apostle Saint John at the Latin Gate † Color : Albus/White Vestments II Classis ~ Second Class Observance Cantáte Domino cánticum novum, allelúja: quia mirabília fecit Dóminus, allelúja: ante conspéctum géntium revelávit justítiam suam. Allelúja, allelúja, allelúja.... ( Sing ye to the Lord a new canticle, alleluia, for the Lord hath done wonderful things, alleluia; He hath revealed His justice in the sight of the Gentiles, alleluia, alleluia, alleluia.... ) "....Sed ego...
  • Gov. Perry to campaign for Larry Taylor at Clear Lake fundraiser

    05/06/2012 11:58:40 AM PDT · by Todd Kinsey · 2 replies
    Clear Lake, TX – On Monday Governor Rick Perry will join Rep. Larry Taylor to help him campaign for the Texas Senate. The campaign stop will begin at 11:15 AM at the NASA Hilton, 3000 NASA Parkway, Houston, TX 77058. Taylor hopes to replace longtime Texas Senator Mike Jackson who is...
  • 'Julia': Cradle to grave under Obama rule

    05/06/2012 11:41:14 AM PDT · by TurboZamboni · 24 replies
    washington times ^ | 5-4-12 | Rich Lowry
    In the competition for the creepiest campaign material of 2012, we may already have a winner. It is “The Life of Julia,” the Obama reelection team’s cartoon chronicle of a fictional woman who is dependent on government at every step of her life. … The Obama campaign revives the concept of “cradle to grave” as it highlights Obama-supported programs that take care of Julia from age 3 to her retirement at age 67.
  • Romney Must Clarify Positions on Auto Bailouts and Energy Subsidies

    05/06/2012 11:41:13 AM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 31 replies ^ | May 4, 2012 | by Mark Modica
    A couple of stories surfaced recently that should be of concern to voters that are analyzing how a Romney presidency would differ from the current administration. President Obama has a track record that can be examined to get a grasp of his agenda, but Governor Romney needs to further explain his positions on two key areas that many voters would expect to see a divergence with our present leader. The reports bring in to question whether or not Romney would be any different from the administrations over the past 12 years when it comes to dumping billions of taxpayer dollars...
  • Residents wonder if Flint Township needs new brand

    05/06/2012 11:35:46 AM PDT · by Darren McCarty · 23 replies
    FLINT TOWNSHIP, Mich. - Should Flint Township change its name? Some residents believe the community's reputation suffers when people don't make a distinction between the township and its neighbor, the city of Flint, which is known for a high crime rate and chronically poor finances. A state-appointed emergency manager now runs Flint. "I think the issues with Flint are Flint's issues, and they are made Flint Township's by simply having Flint in the name," Chuck Hughes, a former township treasurer, told The Flint Journal. "We're at the mercy of Flint to fix their image." Hughes, township Supervisor Karyn Miller and...
  • AROUND TOWN: Mayor Walter is Divide's top cat

    05/06/2012 11:31:26 AM PDT · by khelus · 8 replies ^ | April 13, 2012 | Linda Navarro
    That Walter, he’s snuggling up to his new job as the purrfectly strong mayor of Divide. Until his inauguration on April 7 he had been best known as the official greeter at the Animal Clinic of Woodland Park. Then he whupped all his competitors in the election and now he’s The Man. ...
  • 5,000 Individuals Participate in Aliyah Fair in Paris (Jews flee France)

    05/06/2012 11:28:27 AM PDT · by Nachum · 26 replies
    A record-breaking 5,000 people from throughout France have thus far visited an aliyah fair taking place in the heart of Paris today, the same day as the French run-off election. The fair, organized and run by the Jewish Agency, is being attended by Jewish Agency Chairman of the Executive Natan Sharansky, as well as by representatives of various Israeli local authorities and government bodies, who are meeting with participants and presenting them with various opportunities for settling in Israel. Jewish Agency Chairman Sharansky noted emotionally that thousands of members of the French Jewish community had visited the fair. “I cannot...
  • Russian police battle anti-Putin protesters

    05/06/2012 11:20:02 AM PDT · by nuconvert · 20 replies
    Russian riot police beat protesters about the head with batons and detained 250 on Sunday after clashes broke out at a Moscow rally by thousands of people against Vladimir Putin on the eve of his return to the presidency. Opposition leaders Alexei Navalny, Boris Nemtsov and Sergei Udaltsov were among those detained during violence that showed the depth of divisions and tensions in Russia as the former KGB spy starts his six-year third term on Monday.