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  • Ex-Grassley aide David Young is GOP's candidate in Iowa's 3rd District

    After spending much of the day at the back of the pack, David Young of Van Meter was chosen Saturday by Iowa Republicans as their candidate for Iowa’s 3rd District House seat. “I’m so humbled by your support,” said Young, a former aide to U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley. “But the work has just begun.” At a special convention in Urbandale, GOP delegates from across the district selected Young from a field of six candidates. None of the six received the required 35 percent in the June 3 primary, so the convention was needed.
  • Warren Buffett: Scrap Obamacare and Start Over

    09/17/2013 7:46:12 AM PDT · by Paul46360 · 14 replies
    The Weekly Standard ^ | 9-17-3 | JEFFREY H. ANDERSON
    "You know things are bad for President Obama when even Warren Buffett has soured on Obamacare and says that "we need something else." Money Morning writes:..""Republicans should take Buffett's words as an invitation to propose a long-overdue Obamacare alternative, one that would lower costs, fix the unfairness in the tax code, deal with the specific problem of preexisting conditions, breathe life into a moribund individual insurance market, and constitute real reform. It's time to delay Obamacare and propose an alternative, then repeal Obamacare (in 2017) and pass the alternative."
  • 10 year old in PA charged with shaking baby to death

    04/30/2011 2:44:45 PM PDT · by mainestategop · 37 replies · 1+ views
    CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. – A 10-year-old central Pennsylvania girl who allegedly caused a baby's death by violently shaking him and throwing him into a crib was charged with third-degree murder. The charges filed against the fifth-grader on Friday in Franklin County came after a coroner's inquest into the death of 11-month-old Heath Ryder. The girl was released into the custody of her parents and ordered not to have unsupervised contact with children under 5. "This is not a kid that has a mental health disorder. She does not have a personality disorder," the girl's attorney, Jason Kutulakis, told The Public Opinion...
  • Obama and the Third Bush Administration

    01/03/2011 4:52:48 PM PST · by kathsua · 6 replies
    Town Hall ^ | 01/03/11 | reasonmclucus
    They told me in 2008 that if I voted for Sen. John McCain we would get the third Bush administration. They were right. I voted for McCain and now we have the third Bush administration under Barack Obama. Obama continued bailouts, stimulus payments, high deficits and presidential vacations. He convinced Congress to continue all the Bush tax cuts. Obama is carrying on Bush's efforts to weaken the Social Security system by reducing Social Security taxes in spite of the fact that many have had to delay retirement because the economic collapse damaged their private pension programs. If Obama were a...
  • Vanity..A Question: (if any) Republican Congressmen/Challengers are without a Democrat oppo?

    10/08/2010 11:14:16 PM PDT · by JSDude1 · 5 replies
    J.J.S. | Oct, 9, 2010 2:00A | Memyself
    ???? Maybe some are RINOS and have indpendent Conservative challengers, libertarians, or C.P. people, maybe we can still give them a run for the money if they are truely RINOS..
  • SKorea braces for 3rd nuclear test by North Korea

    06/12/2009 4:03:37 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 11 replies · 582+ views
    AP ^ | 06/12/09 | KWANG-TAE KIM
    SKorea braces for 3rd nuclear test by North Korea By KWANG-TAE KIM, Associated Press Writer Fri Jun 12, 3:52 am ET SEOUL, South Korea – South Korea was bracing for a possible third nuclear test by the North, which a U.S. official said was likely despite looming U.N. sanctions on the communist state for its previous test in May. Given the North's track record of provocative behavior and defiance of the United Nations, "common sense" would dictate that it is preparing for another nuclear test, South Korean Defense Ministry spokesman Won Tae-jae told reporters Friday. He said the test was...
  • Gingrich Warns of Conservative 3rd Party in 2012

    04/03/2009 6:40:17 PM PDT · by John Leland 1789 · 141 replies · 2,881+ views
    Newsmax ^ | April 3, 2009 | Newt Gingrich
    Gingrich Warns of Conservative 3rd Party in 2012 Friday, April 3, 2009 8:53 AM Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich warns that conservatives could leave the GOP and form a third party in 2012 if Republicans don’t do more to rein in government spending. “If the Republicans can’t break out of being the right wing party of big government, then I think you would see a third party movement in 2012, Gingrich said during an address to students at the College of the Ozarks in Missouri. http://www.newsmax.com/insidecover/gingrich_third_party/2009/04/03/199346.html?s=al&promo_code=7D64-1
  • Iran Is Killing American Troops

    04/29/2008 10:57:47 AM PDT · by LJayne · 16 replies · 83+ views
    Townhall.com ^ | 4/29/08 | Hugh Hewitt
    I conducted a lengthy interview with major General Rick Lynch, commander of the 3rd Infantry Division yesterday. The transcript is here. The audio is here. The enormous progress that the surge has brought to Iraq is detailed by the general, but so was Iran's continued operations in Iraq, operations that kill Americans: You see, what we're trying to do, Hugh, is to trace the rat line back where it came from. See, I've lost 147 soldiers under my command since I've been here in the last fourteen months. Many of those soldiers were killed by explosive foreign penetrators that are...
  • The Clinton Cow in the China Shop - Part 1

    01/07/2008 12:56:25 PM PST · by SonnyCorleone · 7 replies · 260+ views
    http://www.dagnyd.net ^ | 12/7/2007 | Dagny D'Anconia
    Hillary Clinton has been playing a dangerous game with China. After over a decade of illegal contributions to the Democratic party and special favors by the Clintons, Hillary has turned on her old Chinese friends and sold them out in a desperate bid to win in 2008. The American dollar and economy have suffered collateral damage in this Clinton double cross with China. "Chinagate" was the name for numerous illegal campaign contributions from the PRC to the Democrats that helped them to win the 1996 elections. As you may remember back in 1996, the Clinton administration's apparently traded missile secrets...
  • Shaken Clinton Camp prepares for Trench Warfare (After N.H.)

    01/06/2008 9:58:11 PM PST · by tcrlaf · 96 replies · 561+ views
    The Hillary Project ^ | 1-07-08 | Thomas B. Edsall
    Hillary Clinton's campaign, anticipating probable defeat here in New Hampshire on January 8, is gearing up for an extended trench-warfare battle against Barack Obama. The former First Lady is planning to fight Obama in South Carolina on January 26, and in the gargantuan nationwide primary on Tuesday, February 5 -- with contests in 19 states, including New York, California, New Jersey, Georgia, Minnesota, Massachusetts, and Colorado. If she remains competitive, Clinton's plan is to continue to compete in Louisiana on February 9, in Virginia and Maryland on February 12, in Wisconsin on February 19, in Ohio on March 4 --...
  • Trailing in N.H. Polling, Clinton Takes More Control of Campaign

    01/06/2008 8:50:54 PM PST · by jimbo123 · 73 replies · 190+ views
    Washington Post ^ | 1/6/08 | Anne E. Kornblut and Shailagh Murray
    HAMPTON, N.H., Jan. 6 -- Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, slipping further behind her chief rival in the Democratic primary here, has taken direct control over her strategy and message as she scrambles to block the ascent of Sen. Barack Obama. -snip- In an unscheduled conference call with senior aides on Sunday morning, Hillary Clinton took what her advisers described as an unprecedented level of control over the direction of the daily message -- issuing orders rather than soliciting advice. According to one participant in the call, Clinton did not explicitly relieve any advisers of responsibilities, but made it clear that...
  • The Tyranny of Super-Delegates (will Super Delegates save Hillary?)

    01/05/2008 11:24:42 AM PST · by doug from upland · 108 replies · 1,265+ views
    nation ^ | jan 2007 | the always entertaining moonbat Katrina vanden Heuvel
    The Tyranny of Super-Delegates Barack Obama's stirring victory in Iowa was also a good night for our democracy. The turnout broke records and young people – who were mobilized and organized – participated in unprecedented numbers. And now that Iowans have spoken – the first citizens in the nation to do so – here's the Democratic delegate count for the top three candidates (2,025 delegates are needed to secure the nomination): Clinton – 169 Obama – 66 Edwards – 47 "Huh?" you say. "vanden Heuvel, you made a MAJOR typo." In fact, those numbers are correct: the third-place finishing Sen....
  • Hillary is the candidate of retribution, not of hope

    01/05/2008 11:36:06 AM PST · by Aristotelian · 12 replies · 285+ views
    London Guardian ^ | January 5, 2008 | Martin Kettle in New Hampshire
    It is hard not to feel sorry for Hillary Clinton. She is, in so many ways, the perfect presidential candidate for the Democrats. She has the brains and the name, the money and the machine. (snip) And yet, when actual voters are given the chance to seal the deal, too many of them balk, as they did in Iowa this week. Coming third in Iowa, with more than two-thirds of the voters choosing other candidates, is a shocking blow to the Clinton campaign. Yet the pollsters have always known what her problem is. Her problem is that a lot of...
  • A Campaign Retools to Seek Second Clinton Comeback

    01/05/2008 8:49:32 AM PST · by doug from upland · 52 replies · 235+ views
    NY TIMES ^ | 1-5-07 | HEALY and BRODER
    MANCHESTER, N.H. — Bill and Hillary Rodham Clinton have been in career-threatening scrapes before, but never quite like the one they face in the New Hampshire primary on Tuesday, when nothing less than their would-be dynasty will be on the line. In trying to battle back from her loss in the Iowa caucuses to Senator Barack Obama of Illinois, Mrs. Clinton is recalibrating her message in hopes of producing Comeback Kid: The Sequel — achieving the reversal of fortune her husband pulled off with his second-place finish here in the Democratic nomination contest in 1992. Mrs. Clinton, after arriving here...
  • Caption Hillary in Manchester

    01/04/2008 2:15:23 PM PST · by Lucky9teen · 31 replies · 220+ views
    Democratic presidential candidate Senator Hillary Clinton (D-NY) (R) walks out of the Gala Cafe to greet supporters while campaigning in downtown Manchester, New Hampshire, January 4, 2008. Voters in New Hampshire go to the polls January 8 in the U.S. presidential primary elections.
  • Hillary Says She is 'Most Innocent' on Campaign Trail.

    01/04/2008 12:50:28 PM PST · by DBCJR · 62 replies · 216+ views
    Sen. Hillary Clinton went on the counterattack today, one day after a stinging defeat in the Iowa caucuses to Illinois Sen. Barack Obama. She said New Hampshire voters need to take a hard look at Obama, suggesting that they shouldn't just buy into his message of "hope" without analyzing his policies. Clinton said she wasn't suggesting anything in particular about Obama, but simply "drawing contrasts." "I'm running on my record. … I'm running on my plans," Clinton told reporters. "I think everybody needs to be vetted and tested. That's the way elections are supposed to operate. The last thing the...
  • Disgraced donor headed to prison; judge rejects dismissal bid { Hillary's Hsu }

    01/04/2008 12:15:10 PM PST · by SmithL · 27 replies · 96+ views
    AP via SFGate ^ | 1/4/8 | PAUL ELIAS, Associated Press Writer
    Redwood City, Calif. (AP) -- A judge on Friday sentenced disgraced political donor Norman Hsu to three years in state prison after rejecting the one-time Democratic rainmaker's bid to throw out a 16-year-old fraud conviction. Hsu's lawyers had asked Superior Court Judge Stephen Hall to dismiss his 1992 no contest plea, arguing his right to a speedy trial was violated because authorities weren't actively pursuing him during his years as a fugitive. They could easily have arrested Hsu, his lawyers argued, at one of the fundraisers he hosted in California for prominent local politicians. Hsu also faces federal fraud charges...
  • 3rd Corps Commander Urges Resolve on 9/11 Anniversary

    09/15/2006 5:35:20 PM PDT · by SandRat · 1 replies · 283+ views
    WASHINGTON, Sept. 15, 2006 -- The commander of the Army’s 3rd Corps and Fort Hood used the fifth anniversary of the Sept. 11 terror attacks on the United States as an opportunity to remind his troops -- most of whom have played active roles in the global war on terror -- about the importance of their mission in keeping America safe. Soldiers and first responders at Fort Hood, Texas, drape a large flag over the second story balcony in the east atrium of the 3rd Corps Headquarters building during a Sept. 11 ceremony marking the fifth anniversary of the...
  • NYPD cop serves with 3rd CAG after 21 years broken active-duty service

    06/29/2006 8:33:04 PM PDT · by SandRat · 2 replies · 317+ views
    Marine Corps News ^ | Master Sgt. John Cordero
    RAMADI, Iraq (June 28, 2006) -- New York City Police Department Detective Evan L. Schwerner had nearly 21 years off active duty in the Marine Corps when in the four-year wake of Sept. 11, 2001, he decided he could better serve his family and country in the global war on terror as a Marine in Iraq. Cpl. Schwerner joined the Marine Corps Reserve in May 2005 as a hazardous material and waste Marine then volunteered to deploy with the 3rd Civil Affairs Group. He was subsequently assigned to the CAG’s Detachment 4, currently based at the Provincial Civil Military Operations...
  • 3rd Armored Cav. troopers continue to serve

    05/09/2006 6:53:02 PM PDT · by SandRat · 3 replies · 227+ views
    ARNEWS ^ | May 8, 2006 | Sgt. 1st Class Donald Sparks
    3rd Armored Cav. troopers continue to serve By Sgt. 1st Class Donald Sparks Cavalry troopers from the 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment raise their right hand to repeat the Oath of Reenlistment during the unit's mass reenlistment ceremony recently held at Fort Carson, Colo. A total of 640 Soldiers participated in the event.Sgt. 1st Class Donald Sparks FORT CARSON, Colo. (Army News Service, May 8, 2006) – Soon after his arrival back home from Operation Iraqi Freedom, Spc. Aaron Ziegler knew exactly what he wanted to do – stay in the Army and continue to serve. A food service specialist...
  • Secretary of Defense Message, 3rd Anniversary of Operation Iraqi Freedom

    03/19/2006 9:13:36 AM PST · by SandRat · 3 replies · 224+ views
    March 19, 2006 – Outside of my office in Washington, D.C., sits a small American flag, one of many distributed by a local Boy Scout troop to many of the Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines who serve our country. The flag is accompanied by a note that reads: "Here is a flag for your pocket, so you can always carry a little bit of home. We are praying for you and are proud of you. Thank you for defending our country and freedom." That small flag is a reminder that so many Americans -- even the young -- recognize the...
  • 3/8 Marine ready for 3rd deployment

    03/08/2006 6:28:52 PM PST · by SandRat · 4 replies · 300+ views
    Marine Corps News ^ | Lance Cpl. Lucian Friel
    MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. (Mar. 8, 2006) -- Families and friends gathered with their Marines, helping them with their packs and giving them that one last hug for the seven months they’ll be apart. Hugs and kisses from families to Marines seemed synchronized as if there was a cue card letting them know when to do it. And for Lance Cpl. Ron G. Kramer, a Marine with 3rd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, this was an all too familiar scene having been deployed three times in the last two years. The Pittsburgh, Penn. native deployed to Haiti from March...
  • The Good News from Iraq We Never Hear....

    02/23/2006 7:00:19 AM PST · by dson7_ck1249 · 8 replies · 817+ views
    Townhall ^ | 2-23-06 | Cal Thomas
    Would you care to guess who said this: "To the courageous men and women of the 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, who have changed the city of Tall Afar (Iraq) from a ghost town, in which terrorists spread death and destruction, to a secure city flourishing with life"? Give up? That is a letter from...
  • 3rd Recon returns from Iraq (Heroes Come Home)

    10/26/2005 5:13:27 PM PDT · by SandRat · 6 replies · 410+ views
    Marine Corps News ^ | Oct 25, 2005 | Cpl. Sarah M. Maynard
    CAMP SCHWAB, OKINAWA, Japan (Oct. 25, 2005) -- Family and friends gathered to welcome more than 100 service members home from Iraq in the early morning Oct. 18. The Marines and sailors of 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion, 3rd Marine Division, returned to Camp Schwab after completing an eight month tour of duty in the Al Anbar province of Iraq. The 3rd Reconnaissance Bn. Key Volunteers coordinated the welcome home party with signs and banners for the returning Marines. “We had all the families come out and make signs and decorate the Marines’ homes, barracks and offices with signs and balloons,” said...
  • 3rd Century Buddhist Relic Discovered

    08/05/2005 12:25:41 PM PDT · by blam · 12 replies · 493+ views
    The Statesman ^ | 8-3-2005
    3rd century Buddhist relic discovered Statesman News Service BHUBANESWAR, Aug. 3. — The state cultural department today claimed to have discovered 3 Asokan stupas dating back to the 3rd century BC in Dharmasala area of Jajpur district. The discovery is likely to provide further archaeological evidences on the visit of Lord Buddha to Kalinga, site of the historic Kalinga war and the location of Kalinga’s capital. Talking to reporters here today, culture minister Dr Damodar Rout said that the Orissa Institute of Maritime and South-East Asian Studies, under the state culture department, had taken up the excavation work at Tarapur,...
  • South Park Conservative Party

    05/27/2005 7:57:06 PM PDT · by America_Right · 22 replies · 2,462+ views
    Me ^ | 05-27-2005 | Jeff Stamper
    Greetings, fellow South Park Conservatives. I have been seriously considering our options as a legitimate and viable political party. The other parties, well, we just don't fit in with them. Dems: Self explanatory. Socialist weasels that go against the very grain of everything we believe in. Repubs: Ever-moving to the left. Currently outspending the most liberal of Democrats on everything except defending our borders, which is what their (the Federal Government's) job is supposed to be. They also want to legislate morality and tell us what we can and can't do/watch/say here in this "free" country. They are also just...
  • Jewelry From 3rd Millennium BC Discovered In Southwest Iran

    12/06/2004 4:37:16 PM PST · by blam · 20 replies · 799+ views
    Tehran Times ^ | 12-6-2004
    Jewelry from 3rd millennium B.C. discovered in southwest Iran Tehran Times Culture Desk TEHRAN (MNA) –- Ancient Iranians were fond of jewelry almost 4300 years ago and were highly skilled in producing jewelry and ornaments, Iranian archaeologists have concluded based on discoveries they made during their recent excavations at the ancient site of Shahdad in Kerman Province. According to the head of the archaeological team, Mir-Abedin Kaboli, archaeologists discovered the ruins of a developed city with industrial and residential areas and a graveyard after fourteen stages of excavations. “Many artifacts including rare stones, jewelry, engraved stones, and jeweler’s tools were...
  • (Dem) Candidate Walks Out Of Debate Because Of Stage Fright (Indiana 3rd District)

    10/22/2004 8:10:49 AM PDT · by agenda_express · 52 replies · 1,580+ views
    The Indy Channel ^ | 10/22/2004 | IndyChannel
    Candidate's Stage Fright Ends Debate Parra: 'I Just Can't Do This' October 22, 2004 FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- A northeastern Indiana congressional candidate said she abruptly ended a debate because she got stage fright. Democrat Maria Parra walked off a television stage Thursday, ending what would have been her only debate with incumbent Republican Mark Souder in the 3rd District congressional race. "I'm not used to being in front of the camera. ... I couldn't get my words out. I was just overwhelmed," she said after the aborted debate, which was being filmed at WPTA and would have been aired...
  • Remembering the 3rd Infantry Division's Thunder Runs(American Forces Press Service)

    03/21/2004 3:14:21 AM PST · by bogdanPolska12 · 3 replies · 555+ views
    www.defenselink.mil ^ | By Jim Garamone
    WASHINGTON, March 18, 2004 – The "Thunder Runs" of the war in Iraq seemed to come from nowhere. One day the fighting was far to the south, and seemingly the next, soldiers of the 3rd Infantry Division were liberating Baghdad. The Thunder Runs were the audacious answer to charges that American forces were stuck in a quagmire in Iraq. Army Col. David Perkins commanded the 2nd Brigade of the "Rock of the Marne" Division. There were two armor battalions – the 1st Battalion, 64th Armor and 4th Battalion, 64th Armor – and an infantry battalion – the 3rd Battalion, 15th...
  • Bush planning to visit Fort Stewart

    09/03/2003 12:42:19 PM PDT · by Pokey78 · 2 replies · 193+ views
    AP ^ | 09/03/03
    SAVANNAH -- President Bush is planning a trip to Fort Stewart this month to congratulate the soldiers who led the assault on Baghdad, The Associated Press has learned. Sources with advance knowledge of the president's schedule said Wednesday that no final date has been set for the visit, although one source said it could be as early as Sept. 12. The sources spoke on condition of anonymity.The White House does not disclose Bush's schedule until 48 hours in advance.The presidential visit, first reported by the Savannah Morning News, has been widely expected. Residents of neighboring Hinesville have speculated since the...
  • No time to waffle on Iraq (Recently Returned MAJ takes AJC to task)

    08/27/2003 9:57:17 PM PDT · by optimistically_conservative · 14 replies · 172+ views
    The Atlanta Journal-Constitution ^ | 08/28/2003 | MAJ Daniel Cormier
    [ The Atlanta Journal-Constitution: 8/28/03 ] GUEST COLUMNNo time to waffle on IraqSteady progress makes case for reconstruction By DANIEL CORMIER Daniel Cormier is an Army major with the Third Infantry Division at Fort Stewart. He recently returned from duty in Iraq. SAURABH DAS / Associated PressU.S. soldiers are learning to be sensitive to a foreign culture, while striving to make Iraq safe. Forum: • Is America too impatient with progress in Iraq? Perceptions make reality, so the saying goes. Sitting in Iraq, trying to bring stability to a nation that has mostly known fear and violence, I was struck...
  • Griping Could Mean Charges for Soldiers

    07/18/2003 3:06:52 PM PDT · by AntiGuv · 38 replies · 336+ views
    Associated Press ^ | July 18, 2003
    WASHINGTON - The Army is considering whether to punish soldiers in Iraq who griped about conditions there to a television reporter, a Pentagon spokeswoman said Friday. Some soldiers from the 3rd Infantry Division complained to ABC-TV this week after their units were told they would be leaving Iraq soon, then had their homecoming postponed. One called for the resignation of Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld. Criticism of superior officers is a breach of military rules. The Army will determine whether any soldier will be charged with breaking those rules, said Pentagon spokeswoman Chief Petty Officer Diane Perry. On Wednesday, the...
  • 3rd Circuit: N.J. school can punish boy for playtime threat(zero tolerance MEGA barf alert)

    06/23/2003 12:37:05 PM PDT · by freepatriot32 · 57 replies · 317+ views
    freedom forum ^ | 6.23.03 | associated press
    SAYREVILLE, N.J. — The Sayreville school district did not violate the rights of a kindergartner it suspended three years ago for threatening to shoot his friends as they played a game during recess, a federal appeals court ruled. The June 19 ruling by a three-judge panel of the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a federal judge’s decision last year that dismissed a lawsuit filed by the boy’s parents. Scot and Cassandra Garrick sued the Middlesex County school district after their son and three other students were suspended following the March 15, 2000, incident in which their child told...
  • Army sergeants discover cache of $650 million

    04/19/2003 1:04:50 AM PDT · by sarcasm · 35 replies · 330+ views
    LA Times via Minneapolis Star-Tribune ^ | April 19, 2003 | David Zucchino
    BAGHDAD -- Two Army sergeants searching for saws to clear branches blocking their Humvees stumbled across a sealed-up cottage Friday. It led to their discovery of an estimated $650 million in cash.The sergeants tore down a cinder block and concrete barricade blocking the cottage door and found 40 sealed metal boxes lined up on the stone floor. Breaking open one box, they were stunned to discover 40 sealed stacks of uncirculated $100 bills -- $100,000 per stack, or $4 million in the box. In all, the 40 boxes were assumed to contain $160 million.But there was more.