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  • Glenn Beck strikes $100 million radio and online deal

    06/11/2012 5:52:14 PM PDT · by STARWISE · 51 replies
    Reuters/Yahoo News ^ | 6-11-12 | Lucas Shaw
    Glenn Beck and Premiere Networks finalized a long-term contract extension on Monday, linking one of the nation's most popular radio programs with a syndication giant. The new deal between Beck's Mercury Radio Arts and Premiere, a subsidiary of Clear Channel, ensures Premiere will syndicate "The Glenn Beck Program" for five more years. Reports value the contract at $100 million - double his prior deal. It covers not just "The Glenn Beck Program," but Beck's assorted digital businesses as well. Beck left Fox News last year and carried his devoted cadre of fans to the internet, launching GBTV, an online streaming...
  • Whitman surges into 8 point lead for California Gov 48/40 with leaners 51/43.

    08/26/2010 6:34:13 AM PDT · by sunmars · 28 replies
    The tie is broken for now, with Republican Meg Whitman, coming off last weekend’s state GOP Convention, moving out to her best showing yet in the race to be the next governor of California. The latest Rasmussen Reports telephone survey of Likely Voters in California finds Whitman earning 48% support, while Democrat Jerry Brown picks up 40% of the vote. Six percent (6%) prefer some other candidate in the race, and six percent (6%) are undecided. When leaners are included in the new totals, Whitman posts a 51% to 43% lead over Brown. Leaners are those who initially indicate no...
  • Dangerous Projects in Public Schools:Recruiting Kids for Obama's Agenda

    03/30/2010 5:32:50 PM PDT · by kwill4u · 12 replies · 472+ views
    Right Side News ^ | Monday, 29 March 2010 17:16 | Written by Phyllis Schlafly
    President Barack Obama's budget has added more than $100 billion of federal taxpayers' money to what is called "education," so that means it will be spent by alumni of the Saul Alinsky school of radical community organizing and/or the Chicago Democratic machine. Obama is using the public schools to recruit a private army of high-schoolers to "build on the movement that elected President Obama by empowering students across the country to help us bring about our agenda." We now know that Obama's "agenda" is to move the United States into European-style Socialism.
  • Dodd got a health care reform goodie too

    12/22/2009 2:51:46 AM PST · by Scanian · 2 replies · 283+ views
    The American Thinker Blog ^ | December 21, 2009 | Rick Moran
    Senator Christopher Dodd, facing an uphill battle for his senate seat next year, received a little Christmas present from Harry Reid in the health care reform "manager's amendment:" a $100 million plum for a hospital. The AP reports that the $100 million will be used for "a health care facility that provides research, inpatient tertiary care, or outpatient clinical services." It must be affiliated with an academic health center at a public research university in the United States "that contains a State's sole public academic medical and dental school." Would it surprise you to learn that Connecticut has only one...
  • King Rush

    07/02/2008 12:02:07 PM PDT · by Bill Dupray · 6 replies · 142+ views
    The Patriot Room ^ | July 2, 2008 | Bill Dupray
    The Conservative Human Blowtorch has inked an earth-shattering new contract worth more than 100 MILLION DOLLARS. That ought to make the liberals' heads explode.
  • Apple says sold 100 million iPods

    04/09/2007 5:59:01 AM PDT · by jdm · 11 replies · 616+ views
    Reuters via Yahoo!!!!! ^ | April 09, 2007
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL - news) said on Monday it has sold 100 million iPods since launching the digital media player in November 2001. Apple said its iTunes online music store has sold more than 2.5 billion songs, 50 million television shows and more than 1.3 million movies.
  • DANGER: Senate Immigration Bill Would Allow 100 Million New Legal Immigrants over the Next 20 Years

    05/15/2006 9:00:43 PM PDT · by TheEaglehasLanded · 29 replies · 991+ views
    Heritage Foundation ^ | May 15, 2006 | Robert Rector
    Senate Immigration Bill Would Allow 100 Million New Legal Immigrants over the Next Twenty Years by Robert Rector WebMemo #1076 May 15, 2006 | | If enacted, the Comprehensive Immigration Reform Act (CIRA, S.2611) would be the most dramatic change in immigration law in 80 years, allowing an estimated 103 million persons to legally immigrate to the U.S. over the next 20 years—fully one-third of the current population of the United States. Much attention has been given to the fact that the bill grants amnesty to some 10 million illegal immigrants. Little or no attention has been given to the...
  • F.B.I. Director Faults Himself for Delays of Software

    02/04/2005 7:58:04 AM PST · by bd476 · 30 replies · 570+ views
    The New York Times ^ | February 4, 2005 | MICHAEL JANOFSKY
    February 4, 2005 F.B.I. Director Faults Himself for Delays of Software By MICHAEL JANOFSKY ASHINGTON, Feb. 3 - "Robert S. Mueller III, the director of the F.B.I., told a Senate panel on Thursday that he and a federal contractor were to blame for agents still not having software that would allow them to file investigative and intelligence information directly into their computers.Appearing before an appropriations subcommittee whose Democratic members did little to shield their irritation, Mr. Mueller also said the failed efforts to develop the program, known as Virtual Case File, or V.C.F., would cost taxpayers as much as $105...
  • SAIC says FBI should deploy its software

    02/04/2005 4:23:11 AM PST · by bd476 · 9 replies · 2,548+ views by San Diego Union Tribune ^ | February 3, 2005 | Joe Cantlupe
    WASHINGTON – "San Diego defense contractor SAIC said Thursday it had fixed flaws in heavily criticized software it developed for the FBI as part of a $170 million contract to help the agency track terrorists and manage criminal cases. "We fully conformed to the contract we have and gave the taxpayers real value for their money," said Arnold L. Punaro, executive vice president of SAIC. He blamed the FBI for the initial problems, saying the agency had a parade of program managers and demanded too many design changes. During 15 months that SAIC worked on the program, 19 different government...
  • CA: Biowasteful spending? DHS can't say how it spent $100 million

    01/27/2005 3:40:47 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 3 replies · 488+ views
    Sac Bee ^ | 1/27/05 | Op/Ed
    California politicians love to gripe about how the state gets shorted by the federal government. Those complaints sound peculiar against the background of some recent news. Over the last three years, the state Department of Health Services has received about $100 million in federal funds to fight bioterrorism, and officials there can't seem to account for it. Where has the money gone? DHS officials can't seem to say. Department officials were unable to provide Bee science writer Edie Lau last week with a detailed breakdown of how the $100 million was spent. And this comes after two recent reports that...