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  • Coke Debuts ‘proud to be an American’ Cans

    05/29/2016 7:34:48 AM PDT · by hoagy62 · 35 replies ^ | 5/28/16 | CNN
    NEW YORK — Coke has caught the patriotic fever. The soda company’s new “I’m proud to be an American” limited edition red, white and blue cans honor members of the military and feature the American flag in their design. Coca-Cola is rolling out the new cans to celebrate its 75-year partnership with the United Service Organizations. The cans and packs will be in stores through July 4th. The song lyric and patriotic design will be on 16-ounce cans as well as 12-ounce cans that come in 20, 24 and 35-packs.
  • Breaking: Former Presidential Candidate John Edwards Indicted by Federal Grand Jury

    06/03/2011 7:17:47 AM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 149 replies
    Fox News ^ | 03 JUNE 11
    <p>Breaking: Federal Grand Jury Indicts Former Presidential Candidate John Edwards.</p>
  • Housing Shocks (Countrywide in court)

    01/03/2011 10:17:11 AM PST · by Notary Sojac · 39 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | 3 Jan 2011 | Editorial
    A lawsuit filed by Allstate claims that Countrywide misrepresented the risks posed by the bundles of mortgages it sold to investors such as Allstate. Housing prices are sliding again, and there's plenty of blame to go around. Factors include the sluggish recovery, ineffective private and public efforts to prevent foreclosures, suddenly risk-averse lenders and temporary tax credits that generated a short-lived and artificial rally in home sales. But a lawsuit filed last week provides a pointed reminder that the bubble would never have happened had it not been for irresponsible lenders and the feckless investors who kept them awash in...

    09/07/2006 10:49:07 AM PDT · by presidio9 · 77 replies · 2,037+ views
    NY Post ^ | September 7, 2006 | Ralph Peters
    ISLAMIST fanatics attacked us and yearn to destroy us. The Muslim civilization of the Middle East has failed comprehensively and will continue to generate violence. The only way to deal with faith-poisoned terrorists is to kill them. And the world's only hope for long-term peace is for moderate Muslims - by far the majority around the globe - to recapture their own faith. But a rotten core of American extremists is out to make it harder for them. The most repugnant trend in the American shouting match that passes for a debate on the struggle with Islamist terrorism isn't the...
  • [Fred] Olivi, Co - Pilot in Nagasaki Bombing, Dies

    04/10/2004 5:37:47 PM PDT · by GeneD · 25 replies · 383+ views
    Filed at 6:59 p.m. ET CHICAGO (AP) -- Fred Olivi, who copiloted the plane that dropped the atomic bomb on Nagasaki, has died. He was 82. Olivi, a native of Chicago, died Thursday at a rehabilitation center in a Chicago suburb, officials at Panozzo Bros. funeral home said Saturday. He suffered a stroke in August. The crew of the Enola Gay dropped the first atomic bomb on Hiroshima. Three days later, on Aug. 9, 1945, the crew of the B-29 bomber nicknamed Bockscar dropped an atomic bomb on Nagasaki. Japan surrendered six days later, ending World War II. ``While thousands...
  • Congress checkmates runaway courts

    07/30/2003 7:34:51 AM PDT · by djf · 36 replies · 203+ views
    email | Christopher Hansen
    Congress Checkmates Runaway Courts Congress has invoked its constitutional power of the purse to block renegade federal courts. Before the House recessed last week, Rep. John Hostettler (R-IN) attached to the Commerce, State and Justice appropriations bill an amendment denying any use of federal funds to enforce the U.S. 9th Circuit Court's ruling striking down the Pledge of Allegiance as unconstitutional. The amendment passed 307-119. By a vote of 260-161, the House also approved a second Hostettler amendment barring the federal government from enforcing the 11th Circuit Court's order that Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore remove the Ten Commandments from...
  • School tells teachers to speak English only

    08/19/2002 9:57:14 AM PDT · by 4America · 89 replies · 755+ views
    Arizona Republic ^ | August 19, 2002 | Maggie Galehouse
    <p>Teachers at PT Coe Elementary are shocked by Principal Lesa Thomas' request to keep Spanish out of their playground, cafeteria and hallways.</p> <p>The K-5 school is part of the Isaac Elementary School District, where the student population is 95 percent Hispanic.</p>