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  • News conference to begin shortly on Bergdahl charges

    03/25/2015 12:27:47 PM PDT · by nuconvert · 31 replies
    He will be charged with desertion among other charges.
  • France plane crash: At least 148 on board French Prime Minister: Probably no survivors

    03/24/2015 5:32:25 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 19 replies
    Click2Houston.com ^ | 03/24/2015
    (CNN) - A Germanwings Airbus A320 plane carrying at least 148 people crashed Tuesday in mountainous southeastern France, French Prime Minister Manuel Valls told reporters. Valls said he fears those aboard the flight from Barcelona, Spain, to Dusseldorf, Germany -- 142 passengers and six crew members -- may be dead. French President Francois Hollande also said no survivors were expected. The plane crashed near Digne les Bains, in the Alpes de Haute Provence region, Valls said."The conditions of the accident are not yet clear but lead us to believe there will be no survivors," Hollande said. The crash happened...
  • BREAKING: After Scrapping AR-15 Ammo Ban, ATF Director B. Todd Jones Resigning

    03/20/2015 11:26:49 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 18 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | March 20, 2015 | Katie Pavlich
    UPDATE: ATF has officially confirmed Jones' departure without stating a specific reason for his resignation.  B. Todd Jones to depart @ATFHQ. http://t.co/ZMoplVltRK— ATF HQ (@ATFHQ) March 20, 2015 “ATF employees are hard-working, dedicated individuals who serve the public to make our nation safer every day,” said Jones. “I have seen firsthand their extraordinary commitment to combatting violent crime, ridding the streets of criminals, and leveraging all available resources to keep our communities safe," Jones said in a statement. “I will truly miss leading and working side-by-side with these men and women in their pursuit of ATF’s unique law enforcement and regulatory...
  • 2 officers shot at protest outside Ferguson Police Department

    03/12/2015 6:08:06 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 38 replies
    ABC7 Chicago ^ | 03/12/2015 | AP
    FERGUSON, Mo. -- Two officers were shot in front of the Ferguson Police Department early Thursday, authorities said, as demonstrators gathered after the city's police chief resigned in the wake of a scathing Justice Department report alleging bias in the police department and court. A 32-year-old officer from nearby Webster Groves was shot in the face and a 41-year-old officer from St. Louis County was shot in the shoulder, St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar said at a news conference. Both were taken to a hospital, where Belmar said they were conscious. He said he did not have further...
  • Obama Amnesty Plan: Legalize Foreigners, Take Over the Host, Push Citizens into the Shadows

    03/05/2015 8:58:29 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 4 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 03/05/15 | Selwyn Duke
    Defy and Nullify: The alternative is to walk legally and quietly into that good night, going out not with a bang but a whimper, muttering something about 2016, the Supreme Court and pixie dust It was supposed to be a phone call for Obama administration ears only. But hear it the radio host did, she says. And what she heard should make your blood run coldand perhaps your rage hot. Obamas amnesty plan is to use illegal aliens as seedlings, said the federal officials. They will navigate, not assimilate, as they take over the host, create a country within a...
  • Activists: IS militants kidnap dozens of Christians in Syria

    BEIRUT (AP) Islamic State militants have abducted at least 70 Christians, including women and children, after overrunning a string of villages in northeastern Syria, activists and relatives said Tuesday. The Sunni extremists, who follow a radical interpretation of Islam, have repeatedly targeted religious and ethnic minorities in Syria and Iraq since seizing control of large swaths of both countries. The group's fighters have ransacked churches, demolished Shiite and Sunni Muslim shrines, and enslaved women of the Yazidi community, a tiny sect IS considers heretical. The latest assault began before dawn on Monday, when the militants swept through the villages...
  • American woman hostage held by ISIS 'killed by Jordanian air strike'

    02/06/2015 9:33:57 AM PST · by C19fan · 41 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | February 6, 2015 | John Hall
    Islamic State militants have released a statement claiming that a female American aid worker has been killed during a Jordanian air strike, it has been reported. The 26-year-old woman is understood to be the last US hostage held by the terror group, which had been demanding $6.6 million for her release. Her death is not yet been verified by independent sources and it is unclear when she might have been killed by missiles from a Jordanian war plane or whether she was executed by militants, the Site Intelligence Group reported.
  • 257,000 jobs added in Jan.; unemployment rate ticks up to 5.7%

    02/06/2015 5:45:22 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 26 replies
    Boston Globe ^ | 2/6/15 | Christopher S. Rugaber
    .....The unemployment rate rose to 5.7 percent from 5.6 percent. But thats not necessarily a bad thing. More Americans began looking for jobs, though not all found work. Their job hunting suggests they are more confident about their prospects.
  • Saudi Arabia's 'reformer' King Abdullah dies

    01/22/2015 3:32:02 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 83 replies
    KHOG-TV ^ | January 22, 2015
    (CNN) Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz al Saud has died, according to an announcement on Saudi state TV. He was 90. The next king will be Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz, state television reported. The announcement of his death comes several weeks after the state-run Saudi Press Agency said Abdullah was suffering from pneumonia and had been admitted to the hospital....
  • James Garner Dead -- Legendary Actor Dies at 86

    07/20/2014 9:28:50 AM PDT · by rktman · 48 replies
    tmz.com ^ | 7/19/2014 | unknown
    Legendary actor James Garner -- star of "The Rockford Files" and "The Notebook" -- has died ... TMZ has learned. Law enforcement sources tell us an ambulance was dispatched to the actor's home in Los Angeles around 8PM Saturday evening ... and he was found dead when they arrived on scene.
  • Why Steve Jobs Always Announced Things In Threes

    07/02/2012 12:33:21 PM PDT · by martin_fierro · 24 replies
    The Cult of Mac ^ | John Brownlee
    Have you ever heard of the Rule of Threes? Its a guideline used widely in writing and communicating that dictates that your message is clearer and more effective when you can convey it in three parts. For example, in the Declaration of Independence, Thomas Jefferson wrote that every American had an inalienable right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. Drop any one of those, and the sentence is somehow less effective. You know who else was a big fan of the Rule of Threes? Steve Jobs. Over at Forbes, Carmine Gallo writes: Steve Jobs applied the Rule of...
  • Planned Parenthood's "Abortions Are Just 3%" Claim is False

    01/03/2012 8:45:03 AM PST · by julieee · 7 replies · 1+ views
    LifeNews.com ^ | January 3, 2012 | Steven Ertelt
    Planned Parenthood's "Abortions Are Just 3%" Claim is False As were all VERY familiar with by now, Planned Parenthood absolutely insists that abortions only comprise 3% of their services. Now, even if this were an accurate representation of the truth, it would be abhorrent. http://www.lifenews.com/2012/01/03/planned-parenthoods-abortions-are-just-3-claim-is-false/
  • Demanding justice for the Gunwalker Conspirators ("Holder Lied People Died" Gunwalker protest)

    10/07/2011 10:52:10 PM PDT · by Watchdog85 · 13 replies
    Sipsey Street Irregulars ^ | 07 October, 2011 | Mike Vanderboegh
    CBS reports: Obama to embark on bus tour to sell Jobs Act. "North Carolina and Virginia." Hmmm. Folks, it is time to dog Obama's ass in public about the Gunwalker cover-up. Any and every Threeper, Second Amendment activist, Tea Partier, and unaffiliated patriot who can get a piece of cardboard and a magic marker ought to line the bus route and the speech venues of Obama with signs that say "Holder lied and people died!" or whatever other sentiment you wish convey related to the Gunwalker Plot. Obama shouldn't be able to show his guilty face in public without somebody...
  • Mark Ritchie File 3 Who Funds Minnesota's Radical Secretary of State? Socialists, Communists

    11/17/2010 8:06:33 PM PST · by Nachum · 3 replies
    New Zeal ^ | 11/17/10 | Trevor Loudon
    Mark Ritchie File 2 hereYou can tell a lot about a politician's true allegiances by identifying who funds him. Minnesota Secretary of State Mark Ritchie poses as a moderate, but is in fact an hard core leftist, with ties to several socialist organizations. This becomes important, because part of Ritchie's job is to oversee electoral recounts. In 2009 Ritchie gave a crucial Senate seat to leftist and former comedian Al Franken, though his Republican opponent was ahead on election night. Soon Ritchie will oversee a recount that could put his long time colleague and fellow leftist Mark Dayton into the...
  • Army vet billed $3,000 for war wounds

    03/26/2009 10:08:23 PM PDT · by Nachum · 24 replies · 1,325+ views
    CNN ^ | 3/26/09 | Wayne Drash
    Erik Roberts, an Army sergeant who was wounded in Iraq, underwent his 13th surgery recently to save his right leg from amputation. Imagine his shock when he got a bill for $3,000 for his treatment. Army Sgt. Erik Roberts was badly wounded in Iraq with two comrades in April 2006. 1 of 3 "I just thought it was bull---- that I'm getting billed for being wounded in Iraq doing my job. I always put the mission first, and now that I was wounded in Iraq, they're sending me bills," he said.
  • Obama's Foreign Policy???

    11/06/2008 11:54:39 PM PST · by Lilpug15 · 18 replies · 1,587+ views
    Is this for real? BTW - Bush is bashed about 7 times in this - there could be more that I missesd.
  • Three-year-old Sarah Palin fan says "You BETCHA!" (on video)

    11/02/2008 8:25:00 AM PST · by TheFourthMagi · 10 replies · 1,688+ views
    YouTube ^ | November 1, 2008 | YouTube
    This is quite real, 8 seconds long, and adorable. Join this young Sarah Palin fan and vote Sarah into the White House November 4th! To watch the video, click right here. I recommend sending the link to this video to everyone that you have an email address for. It offers a good opportunity to make a constructive pitch for electing Sarah along the lines of "Hi, I ran across this really charming video and wanted to share it with you. I have decided to vote for Sarah and John because of all the shared values and their commitment to making...
  • High School Musical 3: 2008 Election Edition

    10/24/2008 4:54:49 PM PDT · by TheReligiousConservative51 · 3 replies · 291+ views
    Youtube ^ | 10/24/08 | SimplySpoons
  • VIP visit prompts removal of 'Dale Trail' signs in Kannapolis

    07/25/2008 7:17:24 PM PDT · by lwd · 13 replies · 262+ views
    The Salisbury Post ^ | Friday, July 25, 2008 2:22 PM | Jessie Burchette
    The city of Kannapolis is taking its "Dale Trail" banners down at the request of Castle & Cooke, the developers of the N.C. Research Center and they won't be going back up. According to e-mails, California billionaire David Murdock, owner of Castle & Cook, is coming to town Saturday with a very important guest and wants to put the "best face on the city." The banners along with a statue in Cannon Village honor the town's most famous native, Dale Earnhardt, who died in a last lap wreck in the Daytona 500 in 2001. And according to the e-mails,...
  • Just wondering: How many Clintons will get to speak at the Dem Convention?

    06/06/2008 7:16:55 AM PDT · by ken5050 · 11 replies · 110+ views
    one man's opinion...
    Here's an interesting dilemma for Obama. Assume, as appears likely, that he will NOT choose Hillary as his running mate, then he has another tough problem on his hands. How many Clintons will get to speak at the DNC, and more importantly, in what time slots? Can he afford to allow both Hillary AND Bill ( How many times will Bubba use the word "I" in his address) prime-time exposure? And who's more important, a former President who until recently was the darling of the party faithful, or the candidate whom he narrowly beat, and has been making his life...
  • Pastor in Danger After Risky Van Purchase

    07/28/2007 11:35:25 AM PDT · by topcat54 · 4 replies · 329+ views
    Team Tominthebox News Network ^ | 26 July, 2007 | Tom Slawson
    DAYTONA, FL - When you visit Orange Grove Baptist Church, the first thing you see is a lot of the number three. The number is on the cars, on the trucks, in the nursery, and even in the worship center. You may think, "Wow, they really like the Trinity here." They may, but that is not the reason for the ubiquitous 3. "We really like Dale Earnhardt, and we know he is part of 'Heaven's Racing Team,'" said deacon Frank Drake. This type of obsession is probably harmless in most places, but not in Daytona, a hotbed of NASCAR. However,...
  • Treasury Sacks 3-Year Notes

    05/02/2007 6:58:22 AM PDT · by Toddsterpatriot · 33 replies · 596+ views
    Yahoo! Finance ^ | May 2, 2007 | Martin Crutsinger
    Treasury, Citing Progress Against Budget Deficit, Says It Is Dropping the 3-Year Note WASHINGTON (AP) -- With budget deficits improving, the government said Wednesday it is discontinuing sales of three-year Treasury notes. The Treasury Department said the last auction of three-year notes will occur next week as part of the regular series of quarterly debt auctions used to help finance the $8.8 trillion federal government debt. The government's borrowing needs peaked in the 2004 budget year, when the federal deficit hit an all-time high in dollar terms of $413 billion. Since that time, the deficit has declined for three straight...
  • Amputee Found Fit to Be Firefighter

    03/15/2007 11:52:44 AM PDT · by Cagey · 16 replies · 512+ views
    Amputee Found Fit to Be Firefighter for New Jersey City After Doctor Turned Him Down PATERSON, N.J. Mar 14, 2007 (AP) Nearly a year after a city doctor said an amputated leg was the only reason Isaac Feliciano wasn't fit to become a firefighter, he got clearance to pursue his boyhood dream. A state panel on Wednesday ordered that Feliciano be allowed to enter training as a Paterson firefighter despite losing his left leg below the knee as a young child. Feliciano, who wears a prosthetic leg, said he was excited and relieved at the ruling from the state Merit...
  • Saddam to hang within 30 days (Calls for TV-On Drudge)

    12/26/2006 7:01:04 PM PST · by Anti-Bubba182 · 57 replies · 1,756+ views
    Guardian UK ^ | December 27, 2006 | Brian Whitaker
    Saddam Hussein could be hanged within days after the rejection of his appeal by Iraq's highest court yesterday. The former Iraqi dictator was sentenced to death in November over the killing of 148 Shia Muslims from the town of Dujail in 1982. He is facing another trial accused of genocide against the Kurds - but that may now never be completed. The death sentence from the first trial must be implemented within 30 days, the chief judge, Aref Shahin, said yesterday, hinting that it could come even sooner: "From tomorrow, any day could be the day of implementation." Iraq's prime...
  • Mexican man will get 3.5 years for stealing car, dragging cop

    09/20/2006 4:27:27 PM PDT · by SandRat · 8 replies · 441+ views
    BISBEE A Mexican man pleaded no contest Tuesday to charges he stole a pickup truck and dragged a Sheriffs deputy during a March traffic stop in Huachuca City, breaking the deputys ankle in the process. Hugo Rodrguez Pelagio, 24, of Tangancicuaro, Michoacan state, will serve three years in prison and pay up to $200 in restitution as part of a plea agreement with the state. According to an arrest report from the Sheriffs Department, Rodrguez Pelagio was stopped at about 2:38 a.m. on March 21 as he was driving with an unidentified passenger along Highway 90 northbound in a...
  • Ron Isley Gets 3 Years for Tax Evasion

    09/05/2006 11:21:33 AM PDT · by freepatriot32 · 35 replies · 2,201+ views
    http://www.comcast.net ^ | 9 5 06 | Associated Press
    LOS ANGELES - Ronald Isley has been sentenced to three years and one month in prison for tax evasion. The 65-year-old R&B singer was also ordered to pay $3.1 million in back taxes to the Internal Revenue Service, said Assistant U.S. Attorney Robert Conte. Isley was convicted last year of five counts of tax evasion and one count of willful failure to file a tax return. During Friday's hearing, defense attorney Anthony Alexander argued that Isley should receive probation instead of prison time because of complications from a stroke and a recent bout with kidney cancer. Alexander also pleaded for...
  • Three Coalition Force Soldiers Injured, Insurgents Detained

    08/27/2006 11:33:47 AM PDT · by SandRat · 2 replies · 254+ views
    WASHINGTON, Aug. 27, 2006 Three coalition force soldiers were injured in a weapons accident at Camp Echo, Iraq, yesterday. Meanwhile, a hostage was released based on a tip and nine suspected insurgents were detained in three separate incidents on Aug 23, according to officials in Iraq. One American and two Polish soldiers wounded in the Camp Echo incident early yesterday morning were treated immediately at the base military hospital. The American soldier and one of the Polish soldiers were transported to the military hospital in Baghdad for further treatment, and their status was listed as stable yesterday, officials said....
  • Iraqi Forces Capture Three Death Squad Leaders; Kidnap Victims Rescued

    08/20/2006 1:49:49 PM PDT · by SandRat · 24 replies · 871+ views
    WASHINGTON, Aug. 20, 2006 Iraqi army forces captured three death squad leaders during raids in Baghdad Aug. 18. The captured leaders allegedly participated in a massacre of Iraqi families last month, U.S. military officials reported. Coalition advisers provided support during the raids, and all three suspects were captured without incident. The men allegedly participated in a July 9 ambush of Iraqi families at a checkpoint in the al Jihad area, officials said. One of the captured leaders is a senior-level insurgent believed to be the overall organizer of the massacre. Another is a senior-level insurgent leader whose cell allegedly...
  • Expeditionary Strike Group 3 Returns From Deployment

    08/17/2006 5:56:03 PM PDT · by SandRat · 1 replies · 231+ views
    Navy NewsStand ^ | Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class S. C. Irwin
    SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- Nearly 3,500 Sailors and Marines of Expeditionary Strike Group (ESG) 3 returned to San Diego Aug. 16 following a six-month deployment to the western Pacific and the Persian Gulf. ESG 3 participated in maritime security operations, protected Iraqi oil platforms in the Persian Gulf and participated in various multinational exercises. Numerous family members, friends and other supporters eagerly gathered at the base for the groups long-awaited come back. I cant wait to see my husband, said Anita Elevado, as she held their four-month-old son while waiting for Boatswains Mate 3rd Class Francis Mark Elevado assigned to...
  • Task Force 3 Trains to Deploy (Task Force Provides Best Medical Care)

    07/19/2006 5:14:54 PM PDT · by SandRat · 1 replies · 205+ views
    Defend America News ^ | Maj. Bob Hart
    U.S. Army Spc. Lindaann Galeai, who mans the computer help desk for Task Force 3, practices grenade throwing in mobilization training at Fort McCoy, Wis. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Sam McClarty Task Force 3 Trains to Deploy Medical personnel undergo training to prepare them for combat duty in Iraq. By U.S. Army Maj. Bob Hart 3rd MEDCOM Public Affairs Officer FORT MCCOY, Wis., July 19, 2006 -- Medical care in Operation Iraqi Freedom has progressed to the point that soldiers who are injured there are now surviving at the highest rate in U.S. military history. One of...
  • Parents Jailed in Starving of 3 S.C. Kids(5yo wieghed 20lbs,8yo 40lbs,7yo 32 lbs)

    07/16/2006 2:55:19 PM PDT · by freepatriot32 · 23 replies · 1,231+ views
    http://www.comcast.net ^ | 7 16 06 | Associated Press
    LYMAN, S.C. - A couple was jailed on felony charges after police discovered their three adopted sons were severely malnourished, including a 5-year-old boy who weighed less than 20 pounds. An 8-year-old brother weighed less than 40 pounds and a 7-year-old brother weighed about 32 pounds when police found them Thursday. The boys also were treated for bruises, scratches, burns and head lice. Two of the boys told officers they were tied up to be kept from food in the mobile home. Dennis McCurry, 30, and Molly McCurry, 29, were each charged with three counts of intentional infliction of great...
  • 3 Terrorists Shot Dead Suicide Bombing Attack Prevented

    07/02/2006 11:01:48 PM PDT · by Nachum · 31 replies · 2,396+ views
    Arutz 7 ^ | July 1, 2006 | Staff
    (IsraelNN.com) Three Hamas terrorists were shot dead in the Dahaniyeh area of Gaza on Sunday night, thereby preventing a suicide bombing attack against soldiers. The three were detected moving towards soldiers when troops fired at them, killing all three. It was learned that two of them were carrying bomb belts on their bodies, reportedly intended to blow themselves up near soldiers
  • Ore. Man With 3 Gators Feels Unwelcome

    06/11/2006 10:01:53 PM PDT · by freepatriot32 · 39 replies · 559+ views
    http://www.comcast.net/news/ ^ | 6 11 06 | Associated Press
    TUALATIN, Ore. - They may not be soft and cuddly, but James "Bugs" Brown said his three alligators are beloved pets. He said the gators _ Chomper, Hisser and Snapper _ are like family. And he'd rather move than cave to the pressure from the city to get rid of them. Brown has lived in the city for 26 years and his oldest alligator has been with him since 1985. But recent concerns from a neighbor prompted the City of Tualatin to push Brown to say "see ya later" to his pets. The neighbor runs a daycare out of her...
  • Pride, service run in the family: 3 generations of Army nurses

    05/01/2006 3:53:50 PM PDT · by SandRat · 2 replies · 230+ views
    BostonHerald.com ^ | Jessica Fargen
    Next month Rebecca Scheible will say goodbye to her mom, husband and five kids and embark on a journey it seems shes been destined for since she became a nurse and joined the Army. Tending to the sick and wounded during wartime is what her family does. Its always felt like something I was born to do. I feel very prepared to go and do it. I really dont know any other job, said Scheible, who comes from three generations of Army nurses. I feel ready and very proud and humbled, like I have great shoes to fill.
  • Feds charge 3 men after fatal wreck near Sonoita

    04/23/2006 7:33:11 AM PDT · by SandRat · 4 replies · 413+ views
    PHOENIX The federal government charged three men Friday with smuggling people for financial gain after a deadly wreck near Sonoita. They are charged with bringing 21 illegal immigrants into the United States, according to the United States Attorney for the District of Arizona. Fernando Montes-Carrillo and David Ezquiel Tellez-Gutierrez, both Mexican citizens born in 1974, and Juan Carols Pineda-Navvaro, a U.S. citizen born in 1986, are charged with being co-conspirators involved with transporting illegal immigrants for private financial gain. Two were allegedly drivers of trucks carrying illegal immigrants, one of which crashed in Santa Cruz County on Thursday, killing...
  • Top 10 April Fools' Pranks to Play at Work

    03/31/2006 10:17:18 AM PST · by Nachum · 81 replies · 16,227+ views
    Careerbuilder.com ^ | March 31, 2006 | By Kate Lorenz, CareerBuilder.com Editor
    Time to dust off the whoopee cushions and hand buzzers. April Fools' Day is here and there's no better place for wisecracks and shenanigans than at work. In its annual April Fools' Day survey, CareerBuilder.com found 33 percent of workers have played a practical joke on a co-worker and 17 percent are planning office tricks for this year's holiday. Although it might be thrilling to finally one-up the office funnyman, pranks also help beat something that's no laughing matter: workplace stress. More than half of workers reported working under stress in another CareerBuilder.com survey. Stress and worry on the job...
  • 3 Arizona soldiers get words in with McCain

    03/26/2006 9:23:30 AM PST · by SandRat · 12 replies · 1,005+ views
    Arizona Daily Star ^ | Tiana Velez
    Among those gathered Saturday to listen to Sen. John McCain in Iraq were Arizonans Maj. Cecil MacPherson, 34, and Sgt. Glenn Hawkins, 32, of the U.S. Army, who are serving there. Army Sgt. Brad Owensby of Dudleyville northeast of Tucson near Winkelman also managed to squeeze in a few moments of face time with McCain afterward. "I was surprised that he knew of the town where I was from," Owensby said in a telephone interview Saturday from Baghdad. Each of the men had their personal reasons for going to see McCain, though Hawkins joked he was decidedly less...
  • Dennis Weaver, "McCloud" has died

    02/27/2006 9:38:02 AM PST · by Lizavetta · 194 replies · 5,593+ views
    Just heard on the radio......
  • 3 Killed at Autograph Session in Brazil

    02/05/2006 2:58:12 AM PST · by freepatriot32 · 4 replies · 391+ views
    Associated Press via Comcast.net ^ | February 4, 2006 | TALES AZZONI
    SAO PAULO, Brazil - Thousands of fans surged through security barriers Saturday at an autograph session for a wildly popular Mexican band, leaving three people crushed to death and 38 injured, mostly teenagers. The incident came only weeks after police in New Jersey and Texas also struggled to contain unexpectedly large turnouts of fans for the RBD band, which stars in the television show "Rebelde." The show has made RBD one of the most popular groups in Latin America and among Spanish-speaking communities in the United States. Between 10,000 and 15,000 fans gathered outside a shopping center in Sao Paulo...
  • Any interest in putting up a Mohamed Photoshop website?

    02/03/2006 5:54:32 PM PST · by macktheknife232 · 9 replies · 628+ views
    Remember Cooter the New Orleans Looter? He became an Internet phenom after everyone photoshopped his image. See here: [url=http://www.cooterthelooter.com]Cooter the New Orleans Looter [/url] Imagine a website for a photoshop contest of Mohamed? I'd bet word of it would spread like wildfire and soon Drudge, James Toronto, Little Green Football would spread the word all over the Internet. Nothing would piss Muslims off more if the creativity is anywhere near what Cooter the Looter has attained. What do you think about it?
  • Hostages freed, 3 weapon caches seized in northern Iraq

    01/12/2006 3:42:47 PM PST · by SandRat · 5 replies · 361+ views
    ARNEWS ^ | Jan 12, 2005 | Task Force Band of Brothers
    TIKRIT, Iraq (Army News Service, Jan. 12, 2006) Two kidnapped Iraqi men were freed, three weapons caches discovered and 21 anti-Iraqi suspects were detained in northern Iraq Jan. 11. Soldiers from the 1st Battalion, 1st Brigade, 4th Iraqi Army Division were patrolling Wednesday afternoon in Khadasia when they surprised a group of men gathered around two vehicles. The vehicles raced away as the patrol approached. One vehicle escaped, but the Iraqi troops were able to stop the second. The Soldiers quickly disarmed the two suspects and searched the vehicle. The victims were found bound and gagged in the cars...
  • 3 Louisiana cousins share strong bond in Iraq

    12/18/2005 3:50:59 PM PST · by SandRat · 6 replies · 685+ views
    Marine Corps News ^ | Dec 18, 2005 | Cpl. Heidi E. Loredo
    CAMP FALLUJAH, Iraq (Dec. 18, 2005) -- While growing up in the countryside, three cousins from Colfax, La., were inseparable; eventually these boys would grow closer as Marines. Staff Sergeants Marcus L. Allen, 35, Derrick D. Eddie, 32, and Adrian C. Bowie, 35, all on their first deployment in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, share a brotherhood deeper than the typical combat zone camaraderie. The three brothers-in-arms grew up only minutes from each other surrounded by their close-knit family. We did everything together, said Allen, security manager, II Marine Expeditionary Force , Headquarters Group, II MEF (FWD). We played basketball,...
  • Boy in Dallas suburb predicts start of WW III day before attacks

    12/06/2005 6:37:33 PM PST · by willyd · 83 replies · 1,919+ views
    The Houston Chronicle ^ | 2001 | By R.G. RATCLIFFE
    The day before terrorists attacked New York and Washington, a fifth-grader in a Dallas suburb told his teacher World War III would begin the next day, school officials have told the FBI. The boy was absent from school the day of the attacks, Sept. 11, and the following day, but has been at school since then, said Rhonda Lucich, a director of elementary education for the Garland Independent School District. Lucich said the boy approached his teacher on the afternoon of Sept. 10 and casually told her: "Tomorrow, World War III will begin. It will begin in the United States,...
  • Hurricane-Felled Timber Worth Billions (agricultural losses top $3 billion; timber hardest hit)

    10/10/2005 3:34:45 PM PDT · by Libloather · 34 replies · 946+ views
    Fox 23 ^ | 10/10/05
    Hurricane-Felled Timber Worth Billions United Press International U.S. timber companies are scrambling to harvest tons of timber felled by hurricanes Katrina and Rita. The companies are moving as quickly as possible to recover the millions of trees before they rot, the Wall Street Journal reported Monday. Industry analysts estimate that more than 20 billion board feet are down, enough to build 1 million houses. Timber down in Louisiana is worth $900 million; in Mississippi, the felled timber is worth $2.4 billion, experts estimate.
  • Orleans city council meets for first time since storm (withstanding a Cat 3 won't be good enough)

    10/01/2005 5:42:04 AM PDT · by Libloather · 13 replies · 751+ views
    2 the avocate ^ | 9/28/05 | JOE GYAN JR
    Orleans council meets for first time since storm By JOE GYAN JR. jgyan@theadvocate.com New Orleans bureau KENNER -- Several New Orleans levees that failed during Hurricane Katrina and caused catastrophic flooding in parts of the city will be back to their pre-Katrina heights by the start of next year's hurricane season, a top U.S. Army Corps of Engineers official promised City Council members who met as a group Tuesday for the first time since the hurricane. But several council members who lost their homes in the storm said having the same level of levee protection as before -- capacity to...
  • 3 Sought in Robbery at Marijuana Dispensary

    08/22/2005 3:21:05 PM PDT · by freepatriot32 · 38 replies · 621+ views
    la times ^ | 8 22 05
    Police searched Saturday for three suspects involved in a robbery that erupted in gunfire at a medical marijuana dispensary, leaving one of the gunmen fatally injured The shootout occurred shortly after 11:30 a.m. Friday as employees and the store owner were preparing to open Natural Source and were met by five gunmen armed with semiautomatic rifles. The robbers forced the employees inside, then began taking marijuana and cash, said Lt. Dale Amaral of the Alameda County Sheriff's Department
  • Unnngh..

    10/05/2004 11:42:29 AM PDT · by sam_whiskey · 3,975 replies · 73,100+ views
    unnngh...
  • NEW YORK TIMES URGES: FORGET 9/11

    10/21/2004 8:07:49 PM PDT · by CHARLITE · 69 replies · 1,813+ views
    MICHNEWS.COM ^ | OCTOBER 21, 2004 | ISAIAH Z. STERRETT
    New York Times Urges: Forget 9/11 By Isaiah Z. Sterrett Oct 21, 2004 Forget about 9/11. Its no longer important. In fact, it never even happened. Just ask Tom Friedman. In a truly revolting column entitled Addicted to 9/11, Friedman recently argued that Americans should forget about the slaughter of 3,000 of our fellow countrymen. [M]any Americans, he wrote, are worriedthat terrorism is transforming us and our society, when it was supposed to be about uprooting the terrorists and transforming their societies. (By many Americans Friedman means me and Al Gore.) Yes, terrorism is transforming our society. Whereas four years...
  • The [Election] Fear Factor

    10/18/2004 8:43:41 AM PDT · by forty_years · 4 replies · 839+ views
    http://netwmd.com ^ | October 18, 2004 | Andrew L. Jaffee
    After talking with some left-wing friends this weekend, I realized now more than ever that the question of whether to vote for Bush or Kerry truly boils down to another question, A war for our lives, or a nuisance to our lifestyle? The later question was asked on Friday by eminent historian Victor David Hanson. He answers it with honesty and erudition, but leaves out a very important point: the fear factor. Hanson correctly identifies Kerry et als penchant for wanting to solve our foreign policy disputes through diplomatic bureaucracy ad nauseum -- e.g., the United Nations. He hints at...
  • Grieving family turns to faith (prayers needed)

    10/12/2004 7:06:52 AM PDT · by Rakkasan1 · 1 replies · 399+ views
    Pioneer Press ^ | 10-12-04 | SHANNON PRATHER
    http://www.twincities.com/mld/twincities/news/local/9895402.htm?1c