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  • Parrot Caught Singing Let the Bodies Hit the Floor (Youtube)

    02/27/2013 8:19:23 PM PST · by Mad Dawgg · 14 replies
    Youtube ^ | Dec 6, 2011 | Funnynetvids
    Let the bodies hit the floor Let the bodies hit the floor Let the bodies hit the floor Let the bodies hit the... floor! Beaten, why for (why for) Can't take much more
  • See police confiscate guns from Americans: Katrina to Seattle to AL, watch the unthinkable

    02/27/2013 8:19:22 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 13 replies
    WorldNetDaily ^ | February 26, 2013 | Bob Unruh
    Is it possible–or even imaginable–that in the United States of America, police could go door to door and confiscate citizens’ legally owned firearms? To many, such a concern is conspiratorial and evidence of paranoia. They might be surprised to learn that not only has outright gun confiscation of legally purchased weapons already occurred in a major way in the U.S., but public officials in some areas are right now attempting to pass legislation to allow more of the same. Alas, with the national furor over multiple new gun restrictions being proposed by President Obama via “executive action,” in Congress, in...
  • Senior Homeland Security Official - retirement On Day Hundreds Of Illegal Immigrants Were Freed

    02/27/2013 8:19:11 PM PST · by blam · 8 replies
    TBI ^ | 2-27-2013 | Alicia A. Caldwell, Associated Press
    Senior Homeland Security Official Announces Retirement On Day Hundreds Of Illegal Immigrants Were Freed Alicia A. Caldwell, Associated PressFebruary 27, 2013, 6:17 PMWASHINGTON (AP) — The senior Homeland Security Department official in charge of arresting and deporting illegal immigrants announced his retirement the same day the agency said that hundreds of people facing deportation had been released from immigration jails due to looming budget cuts, according to a letter obtained Wednesday by The Associated Press. The government said he had told his bosses weeks ago that he planned to retire. Gary Mead, executive associate director over enforcement and removal operations...
  • Obama Admin Ups Attacks on Woodward

    02/27/2013 8:17:37 PM PST · by kristinn · 70 replies
    The White House via Twitter ^ | 10:52 p.m. EST Wednesday, February 27, 2013 | David Plouffe
    Watching Woodward last 2 days is like imagining my idol Mike Schmidt facing live pitching again. Perfection gained once is rarely repeated. @DavidPlouffe Strategist. 2008 Obama Campaign Manager. White House Senior Adviser. Author of The Audacity To Win.
  • BOB WOODWARD: A 'Very Senior' White House Person Warned Me I'd 'Regret' What I'm Doing

    02/27/2013 8:08:22 PM PST · by blam · 48 replies
    TBI ^ | 2-27-2013 | Brett LoGiurato
    BOB WOODWARD: A 'Very Senior' White House Person Warned Me I'd 'Regret' What I'm Doing Brett LoGiuratoFebruary 27, 2013, 6:53 PMWikimedia/Bektour Bob Woodward said this evening on CNN that a "very senior person" at the White House warned him in an email that he would "regret doing this," the same day he has continued to slam President Barack Obama over the looming forced cuts known as the sequester. CNN host Wolf Blitzer said that the network invited a White House official to debate Woodward on-air, but the White House declined. "It makes me very uncomfortable to have the White House...
  • Subway 'Wouldn't Exist' If Started Today Due to Regulations: Founder Deluca

    02/27/2013 8:06:14 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 8 replies
    CNBC ^ | February 27, 2013 | Paul Toscano
    Fred Deluca, the founder of privately-held Subway Restaurants, said government regulations are hurting small businesses and that this environment has prevented entrepreneurs from creating value in the market. "If I started Subway today, Subway would not exist," Deluca told CNBC's "Squawk on the Street" Wednesday. (VIDEO AT LINK) Deluca said the environment for entrepreneurs in the U.S. has "continuously gotten worse because there are more and more regulations. It's tough for people to get into business, especially a small business." Effects of Obamacare The Subway founder pointed to a number of government regulations that are degrading the business environment for...
  • Kerry: Obama Remains Willing to Hold Bilateral Talks With Iran’s ‘Elected’ Government(Vomir Alerte')

    02/27/2013 7:43:38 PM PST · by Nachum · 10 replies
    CNS News ^ | 2/27/13 | Patrick Goodenough
    (CNSNews.com) – Describing Iran as a country with an “elected” government and a “remarkable history,” Secretary of State John Kerry on Wednesday reiterated President Obama’s willingness to hold bilateral talks with the regime. “It’s a matter of public record that he personally communicated to the supreme leader [Ayatollah Ali Khamenei] that he was prepared to engage and to discuss these issues,” Kerry told a news conference with his French counterpart in Paris. Responding to a reporter’s question about negotiating with a “terrorist” regime, Kerry pointed out that “Iran is a country with a government that was elected and that sits...
  • Get ready for the Obamacollapse!

    02/27/2013 7:40:33 PM PST · by struggle · 35 replies
    Vanity | 02/27/2013 | struggl
    Hey guys, can you feel it? There's that smell in the air...the acrid stench of desperation. This Friday marks the first time the Republicans MIGHT ACTUALLY STAND UP TO OBAMA! Guess what has happened in the last day alone? 1. Bob Woodward has called the Obama Admin's actions "madness" and compared them to Nixon. 2. Bob Woodward was threatened by Glen Sperling, Obama aide. 3. The media is in full a**-cover mode, trying in anyway possible to spin the slam of Woodward, THEIR HERO, as some kind of fluke. 4. @SharylAttkisson is back on the question track with #Benghazi 5....
  • Bob Woodward on threat from White House staff: "...it makes me very uncomfortable to have the

    02/27/2013 7:31:23 PM PST · by Nachum · 54 replies
    CNN ^ | 2/27/13 | The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer,
    Today on CNN’s The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer, The Washington Post’s Bob Woodward told CNN that he has been threatened by White House staff over his budget cut challenge. Highlights from the interview are below; a full transcript will be posted on http://archives.cnn.com/TRANSCRIPTS/sitroom.html. MANDATORY CREDIT: CNN’s “The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer” Highlights from Full Interview: THIS IS A RUSH FDCH TRANSCRIPT. IT MAY NOT BE IN ITS FINAL FORM AND MAY BE UPDATED. BOLDUAN: What do you make of the White House's response to your article? WOODWARD: Well, I think they're confused. I think they've got this idea....
  • Looks like the Sequester Is Going to Happen (Update from Federal Worker)

    02/27/2013 7:26:14 PM PST · by ducttape45 · 153 replies
    N/A | 2/27/2013 | Ducttape45
    Elections have consequences. I won't say what military base I work at,but today my office was briefed about the impending sequestration. There were a few interesting points to come out of the meeting. 1. You have to take at least 8 hours a week LWOP (leave without pay). You cannot use sick or annual leave on those days off. You cannot take more then 30 hours a week because then you'd be able to apply for unemployment and the federal government is ensuring we can't utilize that avenue to supplement our income. So they take us but prevent us from...
  • Pope's brother slams Cardinal Danneels

    02/27/2013 7:25:12 PM PST · by annalex · 6 replies
    Catholic Church Conservation ^ | 19 August 2005 | Interview by Moritz Schwarz
    The "theologians", Eugen Drewermann and Hans Küng And post-conciliar liturgical reform But spares Cardinals Lehmann and Kasper Translation of an interview which appeared in Junge Freiheit. The Belgian press is in uproar over the criticisms of Cardinal Danneels – highlights to follow- saying that he is infected with the "Cardinal Joos syndrome". "My brother and my Pope" Georg Ratzinger on Pope Benedict XVI, the crisis of Faith and the false direction of "modernisation" of the Church.19 August 2005 Interview by Moritz SchwarzReverend Father, in April your brother, Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger was elected as the successor to Pope John Paul II....
  • Critics: Michelle Obama used military as Oscar ‘props,' 'human wallpaper'

    02/27/2013 7:18:48 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 23 replies
    Fox News ^ | February 26, 2013
    Michelle Obama’s appearance at the Oscars surprised many viewers, some were more puzzled ny the members of the military that stood behind her as she announced the award for Best Picture. The First Lady was multi-tasking Sunday night, hosting the black tie 2013 Governor's Dinner at the White House, while also announcing the Academy Award to a crowd of A-listers in Los Angeles, plus a viewing audience in the hundreds of millions. But Obama made no mention of the group surrounding her as she spoke of this year’s influential films, and critics slammed the appearance, saying she used the military...
  • Obama Gives Criminal Illegals A 'Budget Pardon'

    02/27/2013 7:17:28 PM PST · by raptor22 · 7 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | February 27, 2013 | IBD EDITORIALS
    Budget: Even before sequestration hits, the administration has been releasing hundreds of illegal aliens scheduled for deportation, jeopardizing public safety in a demagogic attempt to scare us into not cutting spending. 'I'm appalled to learn the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has begun to release hundreds of illegal aliens from custody, the first of potentially thousands to soon be freed under the guise of federal budget cuts," said Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer on Tuesday in response to the release by Immigration and Customs Enforcement of hundreds of "low-risk" illegal aliens from detention. Well, so are we. We are appalled at...
  • Economic Official Sperling Warned Woodward (Alleged sender of 'regret' email)

    02/27/2013 7:10:57 PM PST · by kristinn · 19 replies
    Buzz Feed ^ | Wednesday, February 27, 2013 | Ben Smith
    The White House official whom Bob Woodward charged had crosssed a line by saying he would "regret" printing his version of a set of Washington negotiations was Gene Sperling, the director of the White House Economic Council, a source familiar with the exchange told BuzzFeed Wednesday. The email from Sperling to Woodward, which Woodward read to Politico Wednesday, has transfixed Washington, with Republicans and some in the press charging that it embodies a White House lording it over a cowed press corps. Woodward, Politico reported, called the top official — identified to BuzzFeed as Sperling — to tell him that...
  • $92 bucks and the FReepathon will be over.

    02/27/2013 7:04:49 PM PST · by deoetdoctrinae · 12 replies
    My grey matter | 02-27-13 | Me
    As of 10:00 PM Eastern time, we need $92 to meet the Q1 2013 FReepathon goal of $85,000.PLEASE, let's put this baby to bed. Click on the red "Donate" bar on the home page, or go directly to the latest FReepathon thread, and let's Git-R-Done!
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 02-28-13

    02/27/2013 6:58:29 PM PST · by Salvation · 38 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 02-28-13 | Revised New American Bible
    February 28, 2013 Thursday of the Second Week of Lent   Reading 1 Jer 17:5-10 Thus says the LORD:Cursed is the man who trusts in human beings,who seeks his strength in flesh,whose heart turns away from the LORD.He is like a barren bush in the desertthat enjoys no change of season,But stands in a lava waste,a salt and empty earth.Blessed is the man who trusts in the LORD,whose hope is the LORD.He is like a tree planted beside the watersthat stretches out its roots to the stream:It fears not the heat when it comes,its leaves stay green;In the year...
  • The Scattering - an epic story of Ireland's Great Famine

    02/27/2013 6:57:58 PM PST · by Felis demulcta mitis · 30 replies
    The Scattering Project ^ | March 1, 2002 | patrick monaghan
    The Scattering is based on the book "Because They Never Do" by Patrick Erin Monaghan. This upcoming film will tell the untold, haunting love story of a young Irish couple who endure the horrors of the Great Irish Famine. This Part 1 of a 5 part series to bring to bring to life the true story of the Great Irish Famine through the eyes of a young couple - Michael and Mary. http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=c4IwVV7gufU
  • CBS' Sharyl Attkisson May Get A Personal Threat from the Obama White House After This

    02/27/2013 6:51:19 PM PST · by Nachum · 51 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 2/27/13 | Bryan Preston
    CBS reporter Sharyl Attkisson delivered her promised update on Benghazi tonight, via Twitter. Attkisson says that CBS these questions to the White House back in October. She tweeted them a month ago, promising an update. Tonight’s update deals both with the questions that have been answered and those that have not.
  • Biden: 'Just Fire the Shotgun Through the Door'

    02/27/2013 6:41:12 PM PST · by Nachum · 34 replies
    Free Beacon ^ | 2/27/13 | staff
    Vice President Joe Biden’s fondness for his shotguns has been documented by the Washington Free Beacon, and he continued to promote the use of these dangerous weapons in an interview with the outdoor website, Field and Stream. F&S: What about the other uses, for self-defense and target practice? BIDEN: Well, the way in which we measure it is—I think most scholars would say—is that as long as you have a weapon sufficient to be able to provide your self-defense. I did one of these town-hall meetings on the Internet and one guy said, “Well, what happens when the end days...
  • Bill Maher Inspires Anti-Semitic Tirade by Farrakhan

    02/27/2013 6:37:42 PM PST · by Nachum · 7 replies
    Free Beacon ^ | 2/27/13 | staff
    Leader of the Nation of Islam, Louis Farrakhan gave the keynote speech at the annual Saviours’ Day Convention on Sunday in which he echoed comments of comedian Bill Maher and launched into an anti-Semitic rant.
  • Islamists Gain Momentum in Syria

    02/27/2013 6:28:29 PM PST · by Pan_Yan · 9 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | Updated February 27, 2013, 7:57 p.m. ET | NOUR MALAS
    BEIRUT—Extremists intent on establishing an Islamist state in Syria have gained power within the rebel insurgency, while moderates have lost clout since moves by Washington late last year aimed at the opposite result, U.S. officials and rebel fighters say. ... In the two months since the U.S. designation of Jabhat al-Nusra, the group's fighters took control of one of the Taftanaz air base in Idlib, one of largest government air bases in northern Syria, where they seized tanks, helicopters and ammunition. They also took over the Jarrah airfield outside Aleppo, which gave them access to dozens of warplanes, according to...
  • Let Them Eat Cake? Government Destroys 1,600 Pounds of Deer Meat for Homeless Just Because

    02/27/2013 6:24:50 PM PST · by marktwain · 54 replies
    godfatherpolitics.com ^ | 26 February, 2013 | Tad Cronn
    Hunters and homeless people in Louisiana are righteously outraged after state health officials forced a homeless shelter to throw out nearly a ton of perfectly good venison. The meat that had been donated to the Shreveport-Bossier Rescue Mission could have fed more than 3,000 people. Instead, it was tossed in trash bins by officials from the Department of Health and Hospitals who say that state law prohibits the serving of venison in homeless shelters. Not only did the officials toss the meat, they doused it with Clorox to make sure it couldn’t be eaten by animals or, presumably, people. “Deer...
  • UPDATE 1-U.S. plans medical, food aid for Syria fighters-sources

    02/27/2013 6:23:48 PM PST · by Pan_Yan · 3 replies
    Reuters ^ | Wed Feb 27, 2013 6:22pm EST | Arshad Mohammed; Editing by Michael Roddy
    * Shift would help fighters with non-lethal assistance * Steps intended to show greater support to Syria opposition * State Department has no comment; no monetary figures given (Adds quotes, background) WASHINGTON, Feb 27 (Reuters) - The United States is expected to provide medical supplies and food aid to Syrian fighters, a policy shift to directly help those opposing President Bashar al-Assad's forces on the ground, sources familiar with the matter said on Wednesday. The sources, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said the United States continues to oppose providing lethal assistance and said it also will not provide such...
  • Food Stamps for Postage: USPS Accepts EBT

    02/27/2013 6:22:02 PM PST · by Bon of Babble · 14 replies
    Breitbart ^ | February 26, 2013 | Elena Lathrop
    The USPS considers EBT in the same category of payment as a debit card and states on their About page, "Most debit cards and Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) cards are accepted for all Postal Service products and services." Thus, a customer not belonging to any bank could use EBT to purchase a money order to pay a bill or send money to another person—or even acquire a passport.
  • Trayvon's lawyer: Enough 'blood on our hands'

    02/27/2013 6:21:18 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 31 replies
    CNN's HeadLineNews ^ | February 26, 2013 | Jasmine Rand, Special to HLN
    One year ago today, a bullet pierced 17-year-old Trayvon Martin’s heart and the pulse of our nation. When the general public initially learned of the tragic circumstances, a sense of outcry ensued as citizens struggled to reconcile the basic facts of the case with the law: George Zimmerman, 29, killed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin — who was walking home from a 7-Eleven with Skittles and an iced tea, wearing a hoodie — because he looked “suspicious,” and the Sanford Police Department failed to arrest him. Throughout the past year, the controversy sparked continuous dialogue that evolved from a discussion on racial...
  • EU: Political Factions Threaten to Derail Moldova’s European Course (Part One)

    02/27/2013 6:15:49 PM PST · by bruinbirdman · 3 replies
    Until a few days ago, Moldova was on course to sign or at least to initial an Association Agreement with the European Union this year. Moldova was outpacing the other countries in the EU’s Eastern Partnership program toward the goals of association and free trade with the EU. In recent months, Moldova became the only Eastern Partner country to be offered a prospect of eventual EU membership, conditional on performance, by top European officials. Within Moldova’s coalition government, Prime Minister Vlad Filat’s team holds the ministries implementing the EU-Moldova Action Plan (the ministries of foreign affairs, internal affairs, justice, finance)....
  • Embraer bests Beechcraft for Afghan plane order

    02/27/2013 6:15:27 PM PST · by sukhoi-30mki · 10 replies
    Reuters ^ | Feb 27, 2013 | Jim Wolf
    Embraer bests Beechcraft for Afghan plane order (Reuters) - Brazil's Embraer bested U.S.-based Beechcraft in a high-stakes U.S. Air Force recompetition for 20 light air support planes to be provided to the Afghan military for training and counterinsurgency. Embraer and its U.S.-based partner, Sierra Nevada, were awarded a $427.5 million deal, the Pentagon announced after the close of business on Wednesday. The pair had won an initial $355 million contract in December 2011, but it was scrapped after a legal challenge from the losing bidder, then known as Hawker Beechcraft. Brazilian leaders had voiced displeasure with the sudden cancellation, saying...
  • Obama's Dangerous Illegal Alien Exodus: Past Released Detainees Murdered 19; Raped 142

    02/27/2013 6:12:53 PM PST · by montag813 · 13 replies
    Stand With Arizona ^ | 02-27-2013 | John Hill
    by John HillStand With ArizonaWebsite | Facebook | TwitterA spokeswoman for Immigration and Customs Enforcement, or ICE, an arm of the Department of Homeland Security, said the thousands of detainees selected for release over the past week - among an estimated 8,000 - 10,000 scheduled for release - were “noncriminals and other low-risk offenders who do not have serious criminal histories.” This is a blatant lie. The aliens released by DHS are criminals, who will put families and communities at greater risk from coast-to-coast. According to Jessica Vaughan of CIS, here are some categories of detainees who were released from ICE...
  • Want to find his hidden treasure worth millions? Head outdoors

    02/27/2013 6:12:31 PM PST · by Daffynition · 59 replies
    TodayNews.com ^ | 2/27/13 | Erika Angulo
    A New Mexico multimillionaire wants you to get off the couch and go searching for hidden treasure. Forrest Fenn, 82, believes too many Americans spend their free time watching TV or playing video games. He hopes the bounty he hid — a chest filled with millions of dollars in gold coins, diamonds and emeralds, among other gems — will prompt some to explore the outdoors. "Get your kids out in the countryside, take them fishing and get them away from their little hand-held machines," he told TODAY.
  • More self-defense advice from Joe Biden: “Just fire the shotgun through the door”

    02/27/2013 6:12:16 PM PST · by randita · 18 replies
    Hot Air ^ | 2/27/13 | Erika Johnsen
    Because the advice he offered last week to simply “fire two blasts” outside the house wasn’t recklessly bogus enough, here’s the vice president expounding even further on his recommendations for in-home self-defense in an in-depth interview with Field & Stream on Monday (h/t Washington Examiner): F&S: What about the other uses, for self-defense and target practice? V.P. BIDEN: Well, the way in which we measure it is—I think most scholars would say—is that as long as you have a weapon sufficient to be able to provide your self-defense. I did one of these town-hall meetings on the Internet and one...
  • Red Berets, Green Berets: Can Mali’s Divided Military Restore Order and Stability?

    02/27/2013 6:09:07 PM PST · by bruinbirdman · 2 replies
    Jamestown Foundation Terrorism Monitor ^ | 2/22/2013 | Andrew McGregor
    With Paris insisting that the 4,000 French troops involved in the counter-terrorist operations in northern Mali will leave Mali sometime in March, it is worth taking a look at the Malian military that will be called on to secure northern Mali despite the continued presence of armed Islamists in the region. Mali’s interim political administration is still in turmoil, as is the army, which has been at war with itself ever since the March 22, 2012 military coup led by American-trained Captain Amadou Haya Sanogo. The two main factions in the army, broadly described as the pro-junta “Green Berets” and...
  • Ex Embajador de Panamá en la OEA: "Hugo Chávez está muerto"

    02/27/2013 6:05:38 PM PST · by Perdogg · 74 replies
    En contacto con CNN Chile, el ex embajador de Panamá ante la OEA, Guillermo Cochez, afirmó que desde el 30 de diciembre pasado el presidente Chávez fue declarado con muerte cerebral en Cuba, con lo cual regresó a Venezuela en ese estado. Por esta razón, asegura que no fue visitado por los distintos mandatarios y cuestionó la última fotografía que fue publicada de Chávez con sus hijas.
  • DHS brings outrage from Brewer,joy from immigrants

    02/27/2013 6:00:01 PM PST · by hope · 22 replies
    Fox Phoenix ^ | 2/27/13
    FLORENCE, Ariz. - Over the weekend, Immigration and Customs Enforcement released hundreds of detainees, and Wednesday -- the executive who made that decision announced his retirement. The man in charge of arresting and deporting immigrants announced that he'll be retiring in April. Meanwhile, hundreds of detainees have been set free. It's a decision that Governor Jan Brewer calls "appalling." "I was jumping for joy, I was so happy to know I would be leaving," said Cesar Lorenti. Cesar Lorenti is free from prison, along with hundreds of other illegal immigrants, after the Department Of Homeland Security authorized the release ahead...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Remembering Our Troops!! ~ 28 February 2013

    02/27/2013 5:59:25 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 86 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
    ~ The FReeper Canteen Presents ~ ~ Remembering Our Troops!! ~ REGULAR VISITOR A U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III aircraft taxis to its parking spot on Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, Sept. 25, 2012. The Globemaster III is a regular visitor to Bagram Airfield, transporting troops, equipment and supplies in and out of the country. U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Raymond Geoffroy Canteen Mission Statement Showing support and boosting the morale ofour military and our allies' militaryand family members of the above.Honoring those who have served before. CHOCKS AND CHAINS A coalition special operations forces member looks out over...
  • Pope's brother gives interview on Papal resignation

    02/27/2013 5:58:41 PM PST · by Gillibrand · 4 replies
    Catholic Church Conservation ^ | 28/2/2013 | Chris Gillibrand
    egensburg - Again, he sat in front of the TV and looked at "Joseph". This is the name Georg Ratzinger uses for his brother, who has been called Benedict XVI for almost eight years and on Wednesday had his last major appearance as Pope. Although he can no longer see so well, the 89-year-old in Regensburg wanted to see as much of the general audience as popssible of the outgoing head of the Church in St. Peter's Square. "It was very touching," the prelate said to the news agency dpa. "There was a melancholy mood." And Georg Ratzinger added reassuringly...
  • THE SAVAGE NATION!!!!!! 2-27-13

    02/27/2013 5:54:57 PM PST · by dynachrome · 11 replies
    www.michaelsavage.wnd.com ^ | 2-27-13 | Dr. Michael Savage
  • Defense moves to drop remaining counts against N.M. gun dealers(Reese Family)

    02/27/2013 5:54:25 PM PST · by marktwain · 9 replies
    Gun Rights Examiner ^ | 25 February, 2013 | David Codrea
    Lawyers for embattled former Deming gun dealers Rick, Terri and Ryin Reese filed a motion last Wednesday in the United States District Court for the District of New Mexico “to dismiss with prejudice the four remaining counts of the indictment.” The filing, co-signed by defense attorneys Robert J. Gorence, Jason Bowles, Brad D. Hall, and Peter V. Domenici Jr. moved for dismissal on counts “the Indictment pending against [the defendants] on the grounds that the Government has willfully or was recklessly negligent in not disclosing Giglio [“material tending to impeach the character or testimony of the prosecution witness in a...
  • Bob Woodward: The White House told me I’d regret challenging them

    02/27/2013 5:53:13 PM PST · by chessplayer · 29 replies
    Via John Sexton of Breitbart.com, I’d sure like to know which ray of Hopeychangey sunshine shared this bit of bright good cheer with Woodward. To be clear, he doesn’t specifically say it was someone inside the White House; I’m assuming that from Politico’s description of this very short clip (“Bob Woodward pulled back the curtain on his battle with the White House over a recent column on the sequester”), but maybe it’s someone from outside the building. Jim Messina, maybe? Remember, he’s into “punching back twice as hard.” Good point from John: John Sexton @verumserum For all those who claimed...
  • Starbucks gets frothy NY Times digital deal

    02/27/2013 5:46:16 PM PST · by Lancey Howard · 11 replies
    AFP via france24.com ^ | February 27, 2013 | AFP
    The New York Times and Starbucks are teaming up to give coffee drinkers a way to leap over the newspaper's digital paywall -- as long as beverages are savored in stores. A partnership announced Wednesday will give Starbucks customers free digital access to 15 articles per day on NYTimes.com. Customers who are logged into the Starbucks Digital Network in its US shops will be able to access up to three articles from five separate sections per day, including top news, business and technology. The move comes with the US daily moving to tighten up its paywall...
  • How far 3D printing has come since Good Morning America - January 1989 (video)

    02/27/2013 5:45:15 PM PST · by Vince Ferrer · 4 replies
    qqq.3ders.org ^ | Feb 26, 2013 | 3ders
    How far we have come - 3D Printing is just as exciting today as it was in 1989. A little bit of 3D printing history: 1984 - Charles Hull developed the technology for printing physical 3D objects from digital data. 1986 - Charles Hull named the technique as Stereolithography and obtained a patent. 1986 - Charles Hull founded 3D Systems and developed the first commercial 3D Printing machine, it was called as Stereolithography Apparatus. 1988 - 3D Systems developed model SLA-250, which was the first version to the general public. 1988 - Scott Crump invented Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM). 1989...
  • Why sperm ‘donation’ is bad for dads and kids

    02/27/2013 5:44:53 PM PST · by ReformationFan · 13 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 2-27-13 | John M. Smoot
    In 2006, as a Probate and Family Court judge in Boston, I began hearing a case filed by a self-represented woman who requested an order that a sperm facility disclose the identity of the father of her two young daughters. She gave as her primary reason that the children suffered from health issues and needed a complete medical history from their father. As a secondary ground, she cited the children’s need for financial support. After multiple hearings and several trips between the Probate and Family Court and the Massachusetts Appeals Court, the complaint was dismissed in 2011. (The first decision...
  • Nugent: "No question" Obama Should Be Impeached

    02/27/2013 5:42:54 PM PST · by Biggirl · 27 replies
    http://www.wnd.com/ ^ | February 27, 2013 | Joe Kovacs
    Rock legend and gun-rights defender Ted Nugent says there’s “no question” President Obama should be impeached, and he’s blasting CNN anchor Piers Morgan as an “effective idiot” in the battle over the Second Amendment.
  • State Supreme Court wants NYS to show good cause that gun law is constitutional

    02/27/2013 5:40:21 PM PST · by NY.SS-Bar9 · 17 replies
    WKTV.COM Utica NY ^ | 2/27/13 | By NEWSChannel 2 Staff
    BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKTV) - The Buffalo-based attorney who is spear-heading a lawsuit against Governor Andrew Cuomo's recent gun laws said that Wednesday was "monumental," as a State Supreme Court Justice issued an order requiring New York State to show good cause that the law is constitutional. New York State has until April 29 to respond or else an injunction will be issued. On Thursday, thousands are expected in Albany to rally against the Governor's gun laws. Many are looking to preserve local jobs at places such as Remington Arms, while others say they are just citizens who feel that their...
  • Behind the Curtain: Woodward at war

    02/27/2013 5:35:33 PM PST · by Third Person · 20 replies
    Politico ^ | February 27th, 2013 | Jim Vandehei and Mike Allen
    Bob Woodward called a senior White House official last week to tell him that in a piece in that weekend’s Washington Post, he was going to question President Barack Obama’s account of how sequestration came about - and got a major-league brushback. The Obama aide “yelled at me for about a half hour,” Woodward told us in an hour-long interview yesterday around the Georgetown dining room table where so many generations of Washington’s powerful have spilled their secrets. Digging into one of his famous folders, Woodward said the tirade was followed by a page-long email from the aide, one of...
  • Russia's Putin "unhappy" with limo

    02/27/2013 5:34:10 PM PST · by nascarnation · 36 replies
    Autoblog ^ | 2/27/2013 | Johnathon Ramsey
    A few years ago Russian president Dmitri Medvedev decided he wanted officials to be chauffeured in Russian limousines, not the German executive sedans everyone had become accustomed to (such as the Mercedes-Benz pictured above). Naturally, that meant turning to Russia's own ZiL to create a litter worthy of a plutocrat and glorious Russian history. The plan had two big problems, the first being that ZiL stopped making limos in 1991 and was only producing trucks and armored military vehicles. But that didn't stop the party. The orders to ZiL were to create something powered by a V8 that was able...
  • Bob Woodward: ‘Very Senior’ White House Official Warned Me

    02/27/2013 5:26:38 PM PST · by Art in Idaho · 32 replies
    The Blaze ^ | February 27, 2013 | Jason Howerton
    Appearing on CNN Wednesday, the Washington Post’s Bob Woodward said a “very senior person” at the White House warned him that he would “regret doing this,” referring to his outspoken criticism of President Barack Obama’s handling of the impending forced cuts known as the sequester. “I think they’re confused,” Woodward told CNN host Wolf Blitzer. Woodward apparently went on to criticize Obama further over the sequester the same day he received the warning from the White House. “It makes me very uncomfortable for the White House to be telling reporters, you are going to ‘regret’ doing something that you believe...
  • Woodward at war

    02/27/2013 5:26:37 PM PST · by RobinMasters · 20 replies
    Politico ^ | February 27, 2013 | MIKE ALLEN and JIM VANDEHEI
    Bob Woodward called a senior White House official last week to tell him that in a piece in that weekend’s Washington Post, he was going to question President Barack Obama’s account of how sequestration came about - and got a major-league brushback. The Obama aide “yelled at me for about a half hour,” Woodward told us in an hour-long interview yesterday around the Georgetown dining room table where so many generations of Washington’s powerful have spilled their secrets. Digging into one of his famous folders, Woodward said the tirade was followed by a page-long email from the aide, one of...
  • Nobody Should Tattoo Obama On Their Body Without Getting A Pair Of These..

    02/27/2013 5:24:33 PM PST · by The Looking Spoon · 13 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 2-27-13 | The Looking Spoon
  • Teacher pink slips claim by Duncan not backed by evidence [Obama administration lies again]

    02/27/2013 5:24:18 PM PST · by grundle · 1 replies
    Washington Post ^ | February 27, 2013 | Lyndsey Layton and Karen Tumulty
    The descriptions of the post-sequester landscape that have been coming out of the Obama Administration have been alarming, specific--and, in at least some cases, hyped. “There are literally teachers now who are getting pink slips, who are getting notices that they can’t come back this fall,” Education Secretary Arne Duncan said Sunday on CBS’s “Face the Nation.” When he was pressed in a White House briefing Wednesday to come up with an example, Duncan named a single county in West Virginia and acknowledged, “whether it’s all sequester-related, I don’t know.” And, as it turns out, it isn’t.
  • Animal Obesity A Growing Problem In The US

    02/27/2013 5:23:06 PM PST · by Biggirl · 47 replies
    http://losangeles.cbslocal.com/ ^ | February 27, 2013 | CBSLos Angeles
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Much like their human owners, animals have to deal with unwanted weight, too.