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  • DOI: Millions of Offshore, Onshore Lands Leased for O&G Activity Idle

    05/15/2012 8:49:59 PM PDT · by Rabin · 1 replies
    "These lands and waters belong to the American people, and they expect those energy supplies to be developed in a timely and responsible manner and with a fair return to taxpayers," said DOI Secretary Ken Salazar in a statement Tuesday. API, WEA Call Report 'Absurd', Rehash of 'Tired Rhetoric' The American Petroleum Institute (API) and the Western Energy Alliance (WEA) both criticized the report. API President and CEO Jack Gerard called it "a political ploy designed to distract American voters from the administration's failed energy policy."
  • Kenya: I Thought Dog Meat Was Tasty - Suspect

    05/15/2012 8:41:37 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 19 replies
    Capital FM ^ | 3 MAY 2012
    The man who was caught slaughtering a dog at the Nakuru dumpsite a few days ago has told a court that he did not know it was an offence. James Cheboto told Resident Magistrate Judicaster Nthuku that he was not aware that dog meat was unfit for human consumption and pleaded for leniency. Cheboto was charged with being found in possession of dog meat which is unfit for human consumption and contrary to Public Health Act. He pleaded guilty of the offence but pleaded with the court to forgive him because he did not know that it was wrong to...
  • Leftist RINO's Praise Ohomo over Gay "Marriage"

    05/15/2012 8:37:41 PM PDT · by publius321 · 2 replies
    The exorbitant cost of being a "Big Tent" Party
  • Tortured by a Witch Doctor, Saved by Australian Surgeons

    05/15/2012 8:26:56 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 5 replies
    Newcastle Herald ^ | 12 May, 2012 | AMY FALLON AND AMY CORDEROY
    The squeals of happiness from George Mukisa hide the terrible truth behind his trip to Australia from Uganda. George is a survivor of child sacrifice. He was aged just two, playing football with his brothers, when a neighbour, John Otebati, offered to take him into town for sweets. Instead, Otebati, a witch doctor, took him to a nearby banana plantation and removed his genitals with a knife. In Uganda, children live in fear of child sacrifice, driven by unscrupulous witch doctors and their accomplices or fraudulent traditional healers who claim they can bring power, prosperity and money. A report by...
  • AP Calls Race for Deb Fischer

    05/15/2012 8:25:51 PM PDT · by Vigilanteman · 139 replies
    KETV News, Omaha ^ | 15 May 2012 | Wire story
    OMAHA, Neb. - The Associated Press has projected Deb Fischer as the winner of the GOP nomination for U.S. Senate. Most of the evening, Jon Bruning maintained a lead over Fischer; however, during the 9 p.m. hour, the lead switched in favor of Fischer. Just under 6,000 votes separated the top two candidates when the Associated Press called the race.
  • Spike in black on white crime covered up by media

    05/15/2012 8:18:07 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 26 replies
    The Examiner ^ | May 15, 2012 | Anthony Martin
    Those who depend solely on the mainstream media for their news might be surprised to know that there has been a major spike in racial crime in America this year. Media observers state that when it comes to news reports on the subject, citizens are rarely informed of the seriousness of the racial tension, except when it is a certain type of racial tension. When whites attack blacks the media is quick to report it. But according to national columnist Thomas Sowell, when blacks attack whites, somehow those particular news stories never see the light of day. Fox News personality...
  • BILL AND HILLARY - The Final Split

    05/15/2012 8:14:27 PM PDT · by doug from upland · 83 replies
    The cover of this week’s GLOBE reveals that "Bill and Hillary – The Final Split." Globe has the shocking details of how Hillary is moving in with a woman. Over the past several years there have been rumours that the Clinton marriage was in name only and in fact they were essentially leading separate lives. In detail, GLOBE claims that Hillary, 64, who was recently in South America for the Sixth Summit of the Americas, made the most of the country’s nightlife at Café Havana. She was at the salsa hotspot, and Hilary was seen dancing with her hands in...
  • Colon Cancer Test May Not Require Laxatives: Study

    05/15/2012 8:11:10 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 29 replies
    Reuters ^ | Mon May 14, 2012 | Andrew M. Seaman
    People getting checked for signs of colon cancer may not need to take a laxative if they choose a CT scan for their cancer screening over a tradition colonoscopy, according to a new study. The findings suggest a so-called CT colonography is almost as good at identifying certain polyps as a traditional colonoscopy, and researchers said eliminating the need for laxatives may encourage more people to get screened. "The results of this study open the door to a more patient-friendly screening," said Dr. Michael Zalis, the study's lead author and director of CT colonography in the department of imaging at...
  • The All-Important Question, Are Major Economies in Recovery?

    05/15/2012 8:10:37 PM PDT · by blam · 18 replies
    TMO ^ | 5-15-2012 | David Galland
    The All-Important Question, Are Major Economies in Recovery? Economics / Global Economy May 15, 2012 - 04:58 PM By: David Galland David Galland, Casey Research writes: For pretty much everyone, no matter where they are located in the economic strata, few if any questions are more germane to making plans for the future than whether the US and other major global economies are in recovery. Getting the answer to that question right is of special importance to investors and businesses. Stating the obvious, if the broader economy really is in recovery, then investors would be well served by investing in...
  • debt collectors reap huge salaries chasing student loans

    05/15/2012 8:08:54 PM PDT · by TurboZamboni · 12 replies
    Minnesota nonprofit that's on the front lines of a growing debate over student-loan debt. Bloomberg Businessweek profiles Educational Credit Management Corp., one of the 32 “guaranty agencies" that oversee student loans for the U.S. Department of Education and try to recover money. Its bill collectors can be highly rewarded. ECMC's top collector took home $454,000 in just one year, twice as much as the U.S. secretary of education. The CEO of the group made $1.1 million in 2010. The company moved from downtown St. Paul to Oakdale a few years ago.
  • Russia presents highest resolution image of Earth

    05/15/2012 8:08:31 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 30 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 15, 2012
    MOSCOW – A Russian satellite has captured what is thought to be the highest resolution picture of our planet ever taken from space.
  • Pilot pushed jet to ‘show off’(crashed Sukhoi airliner)

    05/15/2012 8:06:10 PM PDT · by PotatoHeadMick · 37 replies
    The Jakarta Post ^ | 05/14/2012 | Bagus BT Saragih
    As search-and-rescue (SAR) teams continue to airlift the bodies of passengers of the ill-fated Sukhoi Superjet 100 from Mt. Salak, West Java, on Sunday, more clues have been found indicating that its pilot pushed the aircraft to show its capacity to potential buyers. Confirming Russian Vice President Dmitry Rogozin’s statement that human error may have been to blame for the crash, an official with the Indonesia National Air Carrier Association (INACA) who was on the first demonstration flight of the Superjet on Wednesday morning said that the pilot performed extreme maneuvers to test the capability of the aircraft. INACA secretary-general...
  • Lady Gaga may have to cancel Indonesia concert

    05/15/2012 8:01:10 PM PDT · by PotatoHeadMick · 25 replies
    The Jakarta Post ^ | 05/15/2012 | AP
    <p>Lady Gaga might have to cancel her sold-out show in Indonesia because Islamic hard-liners and conservative lawmakers objected.</p> <p>National police spokesman Boy Rafli Amar said the permit was denied for the June 3 "Born This Way" concert that was to be the biggest show on her Asian tour.</p>
  • "From My Cold Dead Hands" Is Not Enough (2nd Amendment Activism, one Patriot at a time)

    05/15/2012 7:57:12 PM PDT · by DTogo · 38 replies ^ | May 15, 2012 | James Kaleda
    Often when I speak about the Second Amendment, the right to keep and bear arms, and what actions we need to take in order to preserve our rights, I am rebuked with the apathetic response, “From my cold dead hands.” While this is very poetic expression of an admirable sentiment, it is unlikely to ever happen, and unlikely to be effective. But there are things we can do today that are far less costly, far less poetic, and drastically more effective.
  • Mr. Boehner and the Debt

    05/15/2012 7:52:28 PM PDT · by mdittmar · 17 replies
    The New York Times ^ | May 15, 2012 | The New York Times
    It clearly does not bother Speaker John Boehner that he pushed the United States to the brink of default last year. It does not matter that the deep spending cuts in the resolution he demanded to end that crisis will hurt economic growth. It does not even matter that the House he leads is determined now to break that agreement with even deeper cuts in vital programs.
  • A 73-Year-Old Man Tried to Assassinate (President-Elect) JFK with a Buick Full of Dynamite

    05/15/2012 7:49:32 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 13 replies
    IO9 ^ | May 15, 2012 | Keith Veronese
    A 73-Year-Old Man Tried to Assassinate JFK with a Buick Full of Dynamite Weeks after John Fitzgerald Kennedy beat Richard Nixon in the 1960 United States presidential election, an elderly man nearly killed the President-Elect. Richard Pavlick, a disturbed man with anti-Catholic sentiments, packed his car and traveled from New Hampshire to Florida with one goal in mind - the death of President-Elect Kennedy. Pavlick's brute force plan would likely have succeeded, but a moment of compassion stopped Pavlick in his tracks and allowed for the era of Camelot to begin. Retired postal worker Richard Pavlick often voiced anti-Catholic sentiments...
  • Arbitrator orders county to rehire and give back pay to firefighter involved in overtime scandal

    05/15/2012 7:46:51 PM PDT · by redreno · 3 replies
    Las Vegas Sun ^ | Tuesday, May 15, 2012 | 10:53 a.m. | By Joe Schoenmann (contact)
    A Clark County firefighter who was fired a year ago for misusing sick-leave privileges will get his job back. Arbitrator Michael Rappaport ordered Clark County to rehire Donald Munn in his arbitration order, even though he concluded Munn violated a policy banning the use of county computers to tell a colleague how to "call in sick on days that he had previously scheduled for vacation." That violation will only result in a written reprimand. Rappaport said the county "did not have just cause" under the union's contract to terminate Munn.
  • 'Existential threat' to Western U.S. states (FedGov wants water rights)

    05/15/2012 7:45:00 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 32 replies ^ | May 14, 2012 | Bob Unruh
    The Obama administration has launched a new battle over water rights that threatens not only the the economies of arid Western states, which largely voted against him in the 2008 election, but their very existence. WND reported last month that the federal government was creating obstacles for Tombstone, Ariz., to restore its water supplies following last year’s forest fire and monsoon-triggered floods in the nearby mountains. The federal government said crews could not use machinery to rebuild pipelines and spring-water collection systems. Now, a letter contradicting longstanding federal practice asserts a claim to water in arid Western states, such as...
  • The oldest farming village in the Mediterranean islands is discovered in Cyprus

    05/15/2012 7:39:27 PM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 15 replies
    PhysOrg ^ | May 15, 2012 | CNRS
    Previously it was believed that, due to the island's geographic isolation, the first Neolithic farming societies did not reach Cyprus until a thousand years after the birth of agriculture in the Middle East... However, the discovery of Klimonas, a village that dates from nearly 9000 years before Christ, proves that early cultivators migrated to Cyprus from the Middle Eastern continent shortly after the emergence of agriculture there, bringing with them wheat as well as dogs and cats... The archaeologists have found a few votive offerings inside the building, including flint arrowheads and green stone beads. A great many remnants of...
  • Taste And See That The Lord Is Good

    05/15/2012 7:36:53 PM PDT · by Frank Broom · 6 replies
    05-15-12 | Frank Broom
    It is time for the children of God to be partakeers of his divine nature. When Adam sinned he disconnected from God and connected to Satan. He exchanged his nature of being righteous in exchange for the nature of sin. And everyone born after him was born with that sin nature. But, as soon as Adam sinned God had a plan to get things back. Just as you were born in sin God came up with a plan for man to be born again. In your sin nature you are connected to Satan and the things of that nature- the...