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  • Mayor Rudy Giuliani Endorses George Phillips for Congress

    10/29/2010 7:25:33 PM PDT · by condi2008 · 8 replies
    Elect George Phillips.com ^ | 10/29/2010 | Communications Shop
    Mayor Rudy Giuliani, also known as "America's Mayor," today endorsed George Phillips in his bid to unseat Congressman Maurice Hinchey in New York's 22nd Congressional District. "In today's troubled economic environment, more than ever we need government policies which promote a climate of entrepreneurship and job creation rather than the current Democratic plans for higher taxes and suppression of growth. Maurice Hinchey has clearly stated his intention to raise taxes on our nation's farmers and small to medium business owners if he is sent back to Congress for yet another term. George Phillips has pledged to provide relief to our...
  • House Bill Introduced to Repeal Constitutional Limit on Terms Obama can Serve..

    01/17/2009 12:59:32 PM PST · by Sammy67 · 23 replies · 1,515+ views
    WeaselZippers ^ | 1/16/09
    To be followed by Civil War II.... H. J. Res. 5: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to repeal the twenty-second. Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to repeal the twenty-second article of amendment, thereby removing the limitation on the number of terms an individual may serve as President.
  • Hope and Change: Move to repeal presidential term limits started

    01/13/2009 9:00:36 PM PST · by FocusNexus · 65 replies · 2,288+ views
    Hot Air ^ | Jan. 13, 2009 | Ed Morrissey
    Maybe I'm just being too cynical, but somehow I doubt that Rep. Jose Serrano introduced HJ Res 5 in order to allow George W Bush to run for a third term in office. One week ago, the New York Democrat introduced a measure to repeal the 22nd Amendment, which provides the only term limit on federal office - the Presidency. The amendment, added in 1951, restricts anyone from seeking a third term in office, and Serrano wants that repealed. Why now? Apparently, the notion of Hope and Change has overwhelmed Serrano to the point that he just can't stand to...
  • Shelley Sekula GibbsNeeds Your Help on Election Day

    11/04/2006 9:44:29 PM PST · by BellStar · 3 replies · 366+ views
    Email ^ | 11-04-06 | Gibbs
    We Need Your Help on Election Day Dear Friend, Thank you for all your help and support to this point. We are so close and we feel the positive momentum giving us a solid chance for victory. Today, I am asking you to work for my campaign as a poll worker on Election Day. As you know, I am a write-in candidate, and the poll worker gives help to those who have questions about voting for me. This is a critical role to ensure that District 22 has strong, credentialed Republican representation. Poll worker shifts can be as brief as...
  • Nassau ESG Returns to Norfolk (22nd MEU TOO!)

    05/04/2006 5:36:35 PM PDT · by SandRat · 5 replies · 312+ views
    Navy NewsStand ^ | Journalist 2nd Class Maja A. Dyson
    NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- Elements of the USS Nassau (LHA 4) Expeditionary Strike Group (ESG) including the dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50), amphibious transport dock USS Austin (LPD 40) and the guided-missile cruiser USS Cape St. George (CG 71), carrying more than 2,700 Sailors, returned to Naval Station Norfolk and Naval Amphibious Base Little Creek May 4, following a six-month deployment is support of the global war on terrorism. Nassau ESG ships, which deployed Nov. 7, conducted maritime security operations in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR) and supported theater security cooperation in the U.S....
  • Marine gets 'at sea' reunion (22nd MEU)

    04/26/2006 11:02:58 PM PDT · by SandRat · 4 replies · 310+ views
    Marine Corps News ^ | Cpl. Christopher S. Vega
    ABOARD USS NASSAU (April 24, 2006) -- As the Marines and sailors of the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable) prepare for the long journey home crossing the Atlantic, one Marine was able to get his homecoming a little early. Cpl. Phillip Ramirez, of Jacksonville, Fla., a squad leader with Weapon’s Co., Battalion Landing Team, 1st Bn., 2nd Marines, got the chance to meet his father during an underway replenishment at sea (unrep). Ramirez’s father, Leonardo, is the chief cook for USNS Patuxent, the Fleet Replenishment Oiler assigned to refuel the Nassau. “I was told a half hour ago...
  • 22nd MEU, BLT 1/2 Marines mourn the loss of three warriors (Severe Tissue Alert for Fallen Warriors)

    02/21/2006 3:07:10 PM PST · by SandRat · 12 replies · 456+ views
    Marine Corps News ^ | Feb 18, 2006 | Lance Cpl. Peter R. Miller
    AL ASAD AIR BASE, IRAQ (Feb. 18, 2006) -- In a modest encampment carved from ancient battlefields millennia old, the Marines and sailors of Battalion Landing Team 1st Bn., 2nd Marines, assembled for a roll call three infantrymen of Charlie Company. would never answer. Cpl. Orville Gerena, Lance Cpl. David S. Parr and Pfc. Jacob D. Spann were tragically killed Feb. 6, in Hit, Iraq, when their Humvee was attacked by an improvised explosive device while returning from patrol. Battalion Landing Team 1st Bn, 2nd Marines, the ground combat element of the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable), assembled...
  • 22nd MEU’s Hueys, Cobras continue operations in Iraq

    02/15/2006 3:17:00 PM PST · by SandRat · 7 replies · 337+ views
    Marine Corps News ^ | Feb 15, 2006 | Gunnery Sgt. Keith A. Milks
    An AH-1W Super Cobra with Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 261 (Reinforced) stays close to his wingman, a UH-1N Huey also from HMM-261 (Rein.) during a recent mission near Hit, Iraq. The squadron is the aviation combat element for the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit SOC (Special Operations Capable) which is conducting counterinsurgency operations with the 2nd Marine Division in Iraq’s Al Anbar province. Photo by: Sgt. Richard D. StephensAL ASAD AIR FIELD, Iraq (Feb. 15, 2006) -- In the early stages of Operation Iraqi Freedom, Marine AH-1W Super Cobra attack and UH-1N Huey utility helicopters prowled the skies of the Iraq...
  • Phrogs continue to soar above Iraq (22nd MEU)

    02/09/2006 5:20:38 PM PST · by SandRat · 6 replies · 378+ views
    Marine Corps News ^ | Feb 9, 2006 | Gunnery Sgt. Keith A. Milks
    AL ASAD AIRFIELD, Iraq (Feb. 9, 2006) -- By the time Lance Cpl. Blake Rowe was born in 1983, the aircraft on which he today so carefully labors had already been flying for nearly two decades, and shows no sign of touching the ground. Like the Colt .45 pistol (introduced in 1911) and the M-2 .50-caliber machine gun (around since 1919), the venerable CH-46E Sea Knight medium lift assault helicopter has become one of those tools of war whose dependability and utility has ensured its lifespan exceeds the careers of those who use it. Used primarily in the assault support...
  • Every Marine plays vital role during convoys

    01/25/2006 5:06:48 PM PST · by SandRat · 4 replies · 286+ views
    Marine Corps News ^ | Jan 25, 2006 | Cpl. Cullen J. Tiernan
    FORWARD OPERATING BASE HIT, Iraq (Jan. 25, 2006) -- Rolling through treacherous terrain, convoys or combat logistics patrols of the Marine Expeditionary Unit Service Support Group 22 are constantly on the move delivering supplies and transporting Iraqi soldiers and U.S. Marines throughout the Al Anbar province of Iraq. Aboard the convoys leaving Forward Operating Base Hit, every Marine and sailor knows their role. Some are prepared to counter small arms fire from insurgents and all are vigilant of the improvised explosive device threat. “On convoys, everyone has a job to do,” said Capt. Troy M. Pugh, the Baltimore native and...
  • Iraqi, Coalition Forces Continue Operation Koa Canyon (22nd MEU)

    01/23/2006 4:47:45 PM PST · by SandRat · 3 replies · 335+ views
    FORWARD OPERATING BASE HIT, Iraq, Jan. 23, 2006 – Eight days of back-breaking searches through villages and fields along the western Euphrates River Valley have yielded thousands of pieces of ordnance as Iraqi soldiers and U.S. Marines continue Operation Koa Canyon in Iraq's Anbar province. Aimed at isolating insurgents and their weapons, the combined Iraqi and U.S. force began the latest sweep Jan. 15 and have uncovered a staggering amount of weaponry. The soldiers and Marines are making their way inch by inch through caves, fields, wadis and islands in an attempt to disrupt the insurgents. So far, the combined...
  • Mortarmen support infantry near Hit, Iraq

    01/17/2006 6:29:47 PM PST · by SandRat · 14 replies · 680+ views
    Marine Corps News ^ | Jan 17, 2006 | Lance Cpl. Peter R. Miller
    FORWARD OPERATING BASE HIT, Iraq (Jan. 17, 2006) -- In the middle of a relaxed game of soccer, the frantic call for counter-fire brings the fun to an abrupt end. While the ball continues to roll, Marines of the 81mm mortar platoon race to their guns and scramble into Kevlar helmets and dusty flak jackets. “We [the 81mm mortar platoon] can do all types of missions,” said Lance Cpl. Jesse L. Evans, of Clifton Springs, N.Y., a mortarman with Battalion Landing Team 1st Battalion, 2nd Marines. “We fire counter-fire missions against insurgent mortar teams, fire illumination missions, or even mark...
  • News distribution system makes its MEU debut (22nd MEU)

    01/13/2006 4:37:47 PM PST · by SandRat · 3 replies · 282+ views
    Marine Corps News ^ | Jan 13, 2005 | Gunnery Sgt. Keith A. Milks
    FORWARD OPERATING BASE HIT, Iraq (Jan. 13, 2006) -- Perched high atop one of the buildings that is currently home to the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable), a small satellite transmitter dish is the first step in a process used to keep the American public informed of the unit’s role in Operation Iraqi Freedom. As part of a network dubbed the Digital Video Imagery Distribution System, or DVIDS, the satellite transmitter enables the MEU to send video footage, photographs, and stories to media outlets in the United States without tying up tactical communications networks. A small group of...
  • Assistant Commandant and Medal of Honor recipient visit 22nd MEU (SOC) in IRAQ

    01/09/2006 3:56:18 PM PST · by SandRat · 8 replies · 433+ views
    Marine Corps News ^ | Jan 8, 2005 | 22nd MEU (SOC) Public Affairs
    FORWARD OPERATING BASE HIT, Iraq (Jan. 8, 2006) -- As part of their tour of Marine forces in Iraq, a small delegation from Washington, D.C. recently visited the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable) at Forward Operating Base Hit, Iraq. Among the group was General Robert Magnus, the Assistant Commandant of the Marine Corps, Lt. Gen. Jan C. Huly, the Deputy Commandant for Plans, Policies and Operations, and Col. Harvey C. Barnum Jr. (USMC, Ret.), the Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Reserve Affairs). After an update on the MEU’s ongoing and planned counterinsurgency efforts with the 2nd Marine Division...
  • BLT 1/2 makes friends in Iraq

    01/09/2006 3:36:58 PM PST · by SandRat · 7 replies · 474+ views
    Marine Corps News ^ | Jan 9, 2005 | Cpl. Christopher S. Vega
    HIT, Iraq (Jan. 9, 2006) -- Hand in hand with combating insurgents around the ancient city of Hit, the Marines of B Company, Battalion Landing Team 1st Bn., 2nd Marine Regiment, are looking to build bridges between Coalition forces and the Iraqi people. First Lt. Chris Richardella and a handful of his Marines were recently able to deliver school supplies and sports items to children in neighborhoods surrounding their combat outpost. “Our first mission is to provide security and stability,” said B Company's executive officer. “But when we get the chance, we try to start on our secondary mission, improving...
  • Boosting morale one paper plate at a time (22nd MEU)

    01/05/2006 3:12:58 PM PST · by SandRat · 5 replies · 364+ views
    Marine Corps News ^ | Jan 5, 2005 | Cpl. Christopher S. Vega
    FORWARD OPERATING BASE HIT, Iraq (Jan. 5, 2006) -- While on a long deployment overseas, Marines look forward to from letters from home, the occasional phone call or photos sent from their loved ones. These are the times where it’s the little things that matter so much – showers, a warm place to sleep and hot chow. To add one more item to this list, Marines from the 2nd Marine Logistics Group’s Food Service Company recently set up a Field Food Service System to support the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable) at the unit’s base of operations, Forward...
  • BLT 1/2 completes Operation Moon River (22nd MEU)

    01/04/2006 3:41:10 PM PST · by SandRat · 3 replies · 254+ views
    Marine Corps News ^ | Jan 4, 2005 | Gunnery Sgt. Keith A. Milks
    KUBAYSAH, Iraq (Jan. 4, 2006) -- As their families and friends were preparing to celebrate the New Year, the Marines and sailors of the Battalion Landing Team 1st Bn., 2nd Marine Regiment were recuperating after a long, hard day of patrolling the streets in Kubaysah, Iraq during Operation Moon River. The goal of the one-day operation, undertaken by elements of the 22nd MEU (SOC) and the Iraqi army, was to assess the status of essential civil services in the city and show a coalition presence in a city that has seen very little conventional military in recent months. “We wanted...
  • Rolling with the 'Highway Patrol' (22nd MEU)

    01/02/2006 12:07:36 PM PST · by SandRat · 4 replies · 489+ views
    Marine Corps News ^ | Jan 2, 2005 | Gunnery Sgt. Keith A. Milks
    FORWARD OPERATING BASE HIT, Iraq (Jan. 2, 2006) -- Sticking out the roof of the Humvee, with only his goggles and a scarf to protect his face from the biting Iraqi winter wind, Lance Cpl. Daniel G. Junker scans the road ahead and its shoulders. From his vantage point in the gunner’s ring, half-hidden behind armor plates and his M240G medium machine gun, Junker serves as the forward-looking set of eyes for the small patrol of green and tan Humvees motoring down the crater-strewn, two-lane highway. Having left Forward Operating Base Hit, the home of the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit...
  • JTF Enabler section lays the groundwork for 22nd MEU (SOC)'s success in Iraq

    01/02/2006 10:05:15 AM PST · by SandRat · 9 replies · 469+ views
    Marine Corps News ^ | Jan 1, 2006 | Lance Cpl. Peter R. Miller
    FORWARD OPERATING BASE HIT, Iraq (Jan. 1, 2006) -- The old axiom that the Marines are ‘first in’ often brings to mind the image of infantrymen charging a fire-swept beach or leaping from a hovering helicopter into the thick of battle. However, as the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable) began to set up shop in the vicinity of Hit, Iraq, the first MEU Marines to arrive did so carrying communications gear in addition to their weapons. Functioning under an umbrella of security provided by both the MEU’s combat forces and those of the unit they were replacing, the...
  • Good Old Times (The 22nd Socialist International Congress)

    10/28/2003 6:55:27 PM PST · by stevejackson · 6 replies · 166+ views
    netWMD - The War to Mobilize Democracy ^ | October 28, 2003 | Donnel Jones
    Good Old Times By Donnel Jones, October 28, 2003 Home   Search   Forum   Terms The 22nd Socialist International Congress met today in Sao Paulo Brazil. The event was noted for being a non-event with attendance counted in no-shows. It appears the Party has suffered a hangover. I respectfully request all readers right now to sit still and observe a moment of silence. There now. Feel better? We can all breathe easily, confident that we have entered the Twilight Zone and are none the worse for it. But Brazil? Remember, the tropics love their socialism. The horrid North, with its penchant for individual responsibility,...