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  • Pelosi Claims Bizarre Poltergeist Encounter In White House

    08/10/2012 7:13:21 AM PDT · by yoe · 18 replies
    Vision To America ^ | August 10, 2012 | Staff
    I told you Nancy Pelosi belongs in a mental institution and she has definitely proved it now. She told a recent gathering of the Women’s Political Committtee that spirits of Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth cady Stanton and Alice Paul spoke to her at the White House. Seriously, I’m not kidding. She said she heard them say, “At last we have a seat at the table.” Pelosi tells the women, “He’s (Bush) saying something to the effect of we’re so glad to welcome you here, congratulations and I know you’ll probably have some different things to say about what is going...
  • Austin mayor boycotting Veterans Day Parade where Confederate flags will fly

    11/09/2017 4:08:56 PM PST · by bgill · 34 replies
    kxan ^ | Nov. 9, 2017 | Jacqulyn Powell
    Austin Mayor Steve Adler announced he will not participate in this year’s Veterans Day Parade, held Saturday on Congress Avenue, because some groups signed up to march will be carrying the Confederate flag. “Veterans Day should only be about honoring United States Military Veterans,” Adler said in a statement Thursday morning. “Symbols of racism, Civil War secession, and white supremacy should not be forgotten or erased, but they need to be remembered and studied in museums and classrooms not cheered and applauded in parades.”
  • Sanders: We Must End Over-Policing in African-American Neighborhoods

    02/12/2016 9:27:13 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 67 replies
    CNS News ^ | February 12, 2016 | Melanie Hunter
    Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) called for an end of "over-policing" in black neighborhoods during the PBS Democratic presidential debate in Milwaukee, Wis., on Thursday night. "What we have to do is end over-policing in African-American neighborhoods. The reality is that both the African-American community and the white community do marijuana at about equal rates," Sanders said. "The reality is four times as many blacks get arrested for marijuana. Truth is that far more blacks get stopped for traffic violations." An undecided voter via Facebook wrote: "Wisconsin is number one in African-American male incarceration, according to a University...
  • Matthews: Obama Must Summon All His "Music and Magic" to Pass Health Care

    03/01/2010 12:50:10 PM PST · by Justaham · 28 replies · 787+ views ^ | 3-1-10 | Geoffrey Dickens
    These must be really desperate times for the Democrats, if the syndicated Chris Matthews Show is any indication, as both the host and one of the guests claimed Barack Obama would need to tap into both military and mystical powers to get a health care reform bill passed. During the intro of his show Matthews postulated that Obama "must ow lead the band with all the music and magic he has in him," and guest panelist Michael Duffy, of Time magazine, reported that Obama is going to unleash "the infantry, the air cover, the artillery" on Congress to get health...
  • Cannabis joint hits lungs like 5 cigarettes (alarmism strikes again)

    08/01/2007 6:18:22 AM PDT · by PreciousLiberty · 155 replies · 2,301+ views
    ABC Australia ^ | 31 July 2007 | Too ashamed to say
    Smoking a single joint of cannabis has the same impact on breathing capacity as up to five cigarettes, a new study shows. The researchers say this may be because cannabis users tend to inhale more deeply and, because joints are smoked without a filter, the smoke is hotter when it hits the lungs. Researchers from the Medical Research Institute of New Zealand publish their findings online in the journal Thorax. Doctors recruited 339 volunteers who were divided into four categories: those who smoked only cannabis, those who smoked only tobacco, those who smoked both, and those who smoked neither. Cannabis-only...
  • Reefer Madness Redux

    07/29/2007 10:33:27 AM PDT · by cryptical · 22 replies · 674+ views
    Orlando Weekly ^ | 07/26/2007 | Paul Armetano and Marsha Rosenbaum
    Heard the latest buzz about cannabis? Word on the street is that today’s pot is exponentially more powerful, and thus more dangerous, than the marijuana available some 20, or even 10, years ago. The nation’s drug czar says so. (“We’re no longer talking about the drug of the 1960s and 1970s,” John P. Walters recently warned Reuters; “this is Pot 2.0.”) Law enforcement says so. (Speaking to the Associated Press in June, United States Drug Enforcement Agency special agent Mark R. Trouville, who heads the agency’s Miami office, said, “This ain’t your grandfather’s or your father’s marijuana. This will...
  • It's Time to Rethink Marijuana Laws

    07/09/2007 7:21:35 PM PDT · by Eric Blair 2084 · 218 replies · 2,205+ views
    Philadelphia Enquirer ^ | July 9, 2007 | Kathleen Parker
    WASHINGTON -- News that Al Gore's 24-year-old son, Al Gore III, was busted for pot and assorted prescription pills has unleashed a torrent of mirth in certain quarters. Gore-phobes on the Internet apparently view the son's arrest and incarceration as comeuppance for the father's shortcomings. Especially rich was the fact that young Al was driving a Toyota Prius when he was pulled over for going 100 mph -- just as Papa Gore was set to preside over concerts during a 24-hour, seven-continent Live Earth celebration to raise awareness about global warming. Whatever one may feel about the former vice president's...
  • Murtha says U.S. poses top threat to world peace

    06/25/2006 1:41:51 PM PDT · by Ma3lst0rm · 140 replies · 3,379+ views
    South Florida Sun-Sentinel ^ | 06.25.2006 | South Florida Sun-Sentinel
    "MIAMI — American presence in Iraq is more dangerous to world peace than nuclear threats from North Korea or Iran, Rep. John Murtha, D-Pa., said to an audience of more than 200 in North Miami Saturday afternoon."
  • 'Demon drug' propaganda doesn't cut it anymore

    05/10/2006 7:31:03 AM PDT · by cryptical · 338 replies · 3,361+ views
    The Providence Journal ^ | May 10, 2006 | Froma Harrop
    America's war on drugs is actually a Raid on Taxpayers. The war costs an estimated $70 billion a year to prosecute, and the drugs keep pouring in. But while the War on Drugs may have failed its official mission, it is a great success as a job-creation program. Thousands of drug agents, police, detectives, prosecutors, judges, anti-drug activists, prison guards and their support staffs can thank the program for their daily bread and health benefits. The American people are clearly not ready to decriminalize cocaine, heroine or other hard drugs, but they're well on their way to easing up on...
  • Putin: Ally or Terrorist? (Russian FSB/KGB Real Culprits Behind "Chechen Terrorism")

    09/21/2004 8:24:29 PM PDT · by GIJoel · 665 replies · 11,270+ views
    The New American ^ | February 2002 | William Jasper
    Putin: Ally or Terrorist? by William F. Jasper Counting Vladimir Putin as an ally against terrorism ignores his career in the murderous KGB/FSB and his ongoing support for terrorist regimes and organizations. ‘‘Lena Goncharuk, aged 38, said that she was the only one to survive out of a group of six who were ordered out of the cellar where they had been hiding and shot at point blank range. Resting in her hospital bed, her voice barely rising above a whisper, she said she had survived only by pretending to be dead." So reported Paul Wood from the Chechen border...
  • Now this would make a good presidential candidate....

    01/24/2004 8:39:11 PM PST · by ashrak · 59 replies · 1,115+ views
    editorial | 1.24.04 | ashrak
    Hi folks. I am new here and would like to take this post to explain what I think would make a real down to earth presidential candidate that would truly be fair and representative of all americans. Indeed, one that would take this country forward to eventual peace ,prosperity and harmony with the rest of this planet. The USA is the leader among leaders on this world and thus we must act like it. To many this will be seen as a negative thing, but alas this is just part of the job description. Don rumsfeld said it best..."no matter...
  • Absurd World

    08/11/2002 10:45:14 PM PDT · by GalvestonBeachcomber · 13 replies · 264+ views
    King Features Syndicate ^ | 08/12/02 | Charley Reese
    Arthur Miller, not my favorite playwright, is nevertheless opening a new play in Minnesota, "Resurrection Blues," which attempts to satirize the vicious and absurd state the world has gotten itself into recently. And the world certainly has ventured into the absurd. Marxist guerrillas setting off bombs to protest the inauguration of Colombia's new president kill mostly the poor in Bogot slums. We, of course, kill 500,000 Iraqi children because they (presumably the children) won't overthrow Saddam Hussein. Saddam's neighbors say publicly and directly to the president that they oppose an American attack and do not feel threatened by Saddam, and...
  • Forgot 1.2 kilos of hash on bus

    07/08/2002 2:41:42 PM PDT · by dighton · 31 replies · 393+ views
    Aftenposten (Norway) ^ | 07/08/2002 | Jonathan Tisdall
    An addled 20-year-old drug trafficker managed to forget his stash on a bus. A passenger warned the driver of a bus in Sjetnemarka that there was a young man leaking pills, the web site reports.The young man attracted the attention of his fellow passengers on Friday afternoon by scattering pills around him before shuffling off the bus. The driver checked the man's seat afterwards and found 1.2 kilos of hash and a bag of tablets. Thanks to an excellent description of the forgetful drug carrier police managed to arrest him three hours later. The man quickly confessed to purchase...