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  • IRS Employee Admits He Would Go After, Target, and Try to End Conservative Groups

    05/23/2016 10:48:44 AM PDT · by Nachum · 31 replies
    Free Beacon ^ | 5/23/16 | Ali Meyer
    A self-identified IRS employee admitted he would go after, target and try to end conservative groups who wanted to abolish the IRS, to Cleta Mitchell, an attorney representing those groups, on a Washington Journal segment on C-SPAN. Mitchell, a political law attorney who has represented conservative groups during the IRS targeting scandal since 2010, was a guest on C-SPAN to discuss the possible impeachment of the IRS commissioner John Koskinen. The first caller was a self-identified IRS employee who said he would go after the groups Mitchell represents if their goal was to abolish the IRS. “I am a lowly...
  • Stunning Adminssion:Hyper-Progressive Cardinal Danneels Admits Being in Mafia Dedicated to Unseat PB

    09/25/2015 12:53:51 PM PDT · by BlatherNaut · 23 replies
    A Blog for Dallas Area Catholics ^ | 9/25/15 | Tantumblogo
    "STUNNING ADMISSION: Hyper-Progressive Cardinal Danneels Admits Being in Mafia Dedicated to Unseat PBXVI" Pride goeth before the fall. The modernists are apparently feeling very powerful and secure, because they are starting to open their mouths and crow about both their opposition to Pope Benedict XVI, dropping hints they played a role in his abdication, as well as quite possibly illicitly organizing to elect Pope Francis. Further serious concerns are being raised about Cardinal Godfried Danneels, one of the papal delegates chosen to attend the upcoming Ordinary Synod on the Family, after the archbishop emeritus of Brussels confessed this week to...
  • Ahmed’s Sister Admits School Suspension for Alleged Bomb Threat 3 Years Earlier

    09/24/2015 6:14:16 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 32 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 09/23/15 | Neil Munro
    The sister of the boy who brought a suspected hoax-bomb to his Texas high school said she was suspended from a school in a prior bomb scare. Her suspension occurred in 2009 while she was attending middle school in the same district. Lesley Weaver, a spokeswoman for the district, said school officials can’t release any information about the 18-year-old sister’s episode because the Sudanese parents won’t sign the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, The school has already sent the form to the immigrant Sudanese parents, but they won’t sign it, she said. The sister is named Eyman Mohamed. “I...
  • FBI admits no major cases cracked with Patriot Act snooping powers

    05/22/2015 6:19:27 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 35 replies
    FBI agents can’t point to any major terrorism cases they’ve cracked thanks to the key snooping powers in the Patriot Act, the Justice Department’s inspector general said in a report Thursday that could complicate efforts to keep key parts of the law operating. Inspector General Michael E. Horowitz said that between 2004 and 2009, the FBI tripled its use of bulk collection under Section 215 of the Patriot Act, which allows government agents to compel businesses to turn over records and documents, and increasingly scooped up records of Americans who had no ties to official terrorism investigations. The FBI did...
  • Van Jones Admits The Truth About Sarah Palin: 'Now It Can Be Told!'

    10/28/2014 5:14:17 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 18 replies
    "She had the party shaking in our boots" -Van Jones
  • CDC Finally Admits that Ebola Can Float through the Air … 3 Feet

    10/27/2014 9:05:45 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 154 replies
    CDC ^ | 10/27/14
    Droplet spread happens when germs traveling inside droplets that are coughed or sneezed from a sick person enter the eyes, nose, or mouth of another person. Droplets travel short distances, less than 3 feet (1 meter) from one person to another. A person might also get infected by touching a surface or object that has germs on it and then touching their mouth or nose. *** Clean and disinfect commonly touched surfaces like doorknobs, faucet handles, and toys, since the Ebola virus may live on surfaces for up to several hours.
  • Man with ties to Boston bombing suspect admits role in 2011 murders; shot during FBI questioning

    05/22/2013 2:31:54 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 70 replies
    NBC News ^ | 5/22/13 | Richard Esposito, Pete Williams and Matthew DeLuca
    Dead Boston bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev and another man — who was killed by the FBI on Wednesday — murdered three people in Massachusetts after a drug deal went wrong in 2011, law enforcement sources tell NBC News. Sources say that what began as a drug ripoff ended in a triple homicide when Tsarnaev and friend Ibragim Todashev realized their victims would later be able to identify them. Todashev was killed by a federal agent while giving a statement on his role on Wednesday in Orlando, Fla. The man who was shot, Todashev, 27, allegedly attacked an agent with a...
  • Jay Carney Admits Sequester was the President's idea

    02/12/2013 6:36:16 PM PST · by Nachum · 3 replies
    Youtube ^ | 2/12/13 | GOPHRapidResponse·
    Video at link
  • Obama admits he’d like a ‘weird superpower’ (ability to speak any language.. flying OK too)

    08/17/2012 9:09:20 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 67 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 8/17/12 | Olivier Knox - The Ticket
    President Barack Obama admitted Friday in a radio interview broadcast that he yearns for a "weird superpower"—the ability to speak any language. But flying might be cool, too. Obama, speaking to the "Morning Mayhem" crew on 93.3 KOB FM in Albuquerque, also came out in favor of red chili over green, said the best advice he ever got was "be persistent" and revealed that he has never heard the original version of Carly Rae Jepsen's "Call Me Maybe" but has watched a gone-viral video of himself performing it. It’s a bird! It’s a plane! No, it’s an incumbent president in...
  • Clinton Admits Meddling in Moscow

    12/08/2011 10:16:30 AM PST · by Nachum · 23 replies
    INN ^ | 12/8/11 | Gavriel Queenann
    US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, on Thursday, openly admitted the US had encouraged protests in Russia after Vladimir Putin's United Russia party held on to power in the most recent elections. Saying Putin's accusation that the US was meddling in domestic Russian affairs was "well-founded," Clinton said that still "doesn't justify Russian military counter-measures" taken once the protests erupted. The secretary added the United States was not alone in "expressing concerns" over voting irregularities.
  • US admits flying drones out of Ethiopia (aircraft were unarmed and not carrying out raids)

    10/28/2011 9:18:52 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 7 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 10/28/11 | AFP
    The United States acknowledged Friday it was flying drones out of Ethiopia under a counter-terrorism campaign in the Horn of Africa but said the aircraft were unarmed and not carrying out raids. "The US has unarmed and unmanned aircraft at a facility there to be used only for surveillance as part of a broad, sustained integrated campaign to counter terrorism," Pentagon spokesman Captain John Kirby told AFP. "These unmanned aircraft are being used only for surveillance and not conducting strike missions." The Pentagon, the White House and the State Department confirmed the drone flights out of the airfield in Arba...
  • HHS Admits Nearly $5 Million Spent on Implementation of CLASS Act Prior to Abandoning Program

    10/26/2011 1:24:22 PM PDT · by Nachum · 8 replies
    John Thune ^ | 10/26/11 | John Thune
    WASHINGTON, D.C.--Senator John Thune today criticized the Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) admission at a U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing that the Obama Administration has spent "just under $5 million" on the implementation of Obamacare's failed Community Living Assistance Services and Supports (CLASS) Act. The CLASS implementation figure cited today is more than twice the $2.2 million figure HHS claimed had been spent in a letter to Thune in August, just three months ago. "After ignoring repeated warnings from budget experts and Congressional Republicans, HHS still spent nearly $5 million of taxpayers' hard-earned money to implement...
  • Solyndra Investor admits: we wanted the loan so we could 'go public and cash out'

    09/16/2011 12:24:55 PM PDT · by Nachum · 41 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 9/16/11 | Ed Lasky
    A clearer picture of the underlying insider scheme at Solyndra is beginning to emerge.(snip) There was another motivator -- Solyndra's management and investors had an eye on an initial public offering. "There was a perceived halo around the loan," said an investor with knowledge of the company. "If we get the loan, then we can definitely go public and cash out."
  • Leftist Admits: We Are All on the Payroll

    08/04/2011 9:47:14 AM PDT · by Nachum · 10 replies
    INN ^ | 8/4/11 | Gil Ronen
    Israel's leftists get money for being that way, says one of them in rare confession. Are Israel's leftists pure ideologues or guns for hire? Yotam Feldman, who was born into the leftist camp – his father is liberal lawyer Avigdor Feldman – believes the latter. In a Hebrew language post at the "Eretz HaEmori" blog, Feldman says that in his life, he has witnessed how Israel's "human rights movement" became a source of income for its activists. He relates how his father's old Subaru "gradually turned" into a BMW, and how the family moved from a rented apartment in Yafo...
  • US Terrorist Admits He Also Shot at Rabbi’s Home

    08/01/2011 10:17:15 AM PDT · by Nachum · 8 replies
    INN ^ | 8/1/11 | Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu
    Convicted American terrorist who killed a U.S. army soldier two years ago has admitted he also fired 10 bullets at a rabbi’s home in Arkansas A convicted Muslim American terrorist who killed a U.S. army soldier two years ago has admitted he also fired ten bullets at a rabbi’s home in Arkansas, according to a letter obtained by the Associated Press under the Freedom of Information Act. Abdulhakim Muhammad said he shot at the home of Little Rock Reform leader Eugene (Gene) Levy before he carried out his deadly attack on army soldiers in June 2009, killing one and wounding...
  • U.S. admits adding Israel to terror watch list, says it was a mistake

    07/06/2011 8:53:10 PM PDT · by Nachum · 24 replies
    Jihad Watch ^ | 7/6/11 | Robert
    Given how Obama has treated Israel, it would have come as no surprise if this had been intentional. In any case, the initial report was widely denied and dismissed as inaccurate; however, now Morton has confirmed that it was true, and says it was an error. An error that happens to coincide with the sitting president's consistent stance toward Israel, but apparently he can't be this open about it yet. "U.S. says Israel’s inclusion on terrorist watch list was a mistake," by Ron Kampeas for the Jewish Telegraph Agency, July 6 (thanks to all who sent this in): WASHINGTON (JTA)...
  • Amid another poll blow, Julia Gillard admits her push for a carbon tax may get even tougher

    06/27/2011 6:30:21 PM PDT · by naturalman1975 · 9 replies
    The Australian ^ | 28th June 2011 | Lanai Vasek
    JULIA Gillard admits Australia is a long way from consensus on climate change - and says the debate may become ever tougher for Labor - as new polling reveals her behind Tony Abbott as preferred prime minister for the first time. ..... Ms Gillard said today the polling was a result of her plan to put a price on carbon, and that while it was a tough reform "it may get even tougher, before it gets easier". “I believe that once carbon pricing is in place people will see how the system works and the benefits of it,” the Prime...
  • Police: Teen admits stabbing cousin, 13, in Henrietta

    06/21/2011 12:49:58 PM PDT · by Nachum · 11 replies ^ | 6/21/11 | Amanda Seef
    Henrietta, N.Y. — A 16-year-old Henrietta teen is in Monroe County Jail after allegedly stabbing his 13-year-old cousin in Henrietta yesterday. Police say Faheem Abdul-Jaleel, 16, of Myrtlewood Drive, admitted to stabbing his cousin, Samina Qasim, of the same address, on Monday. Abdul-Jaleel allegedly called 911 and admitted to stabbing his cousin multiple times after an argument. Qasim was found in the garage by family members who had heard her screaming. Her mother started to drive her to the hospital when her vehicle was intercepted by emergency crews. Qasim was taken to Strong Memorial Hospital, where she is in critical...
  • Egyptian general admits 'virginity checks' conducted on protesters

    05/30/2011 9:21:58 PM PDT · by Nachum · 51 replies
    CNN ^ | 5/30/11 | Shahira Amin
    A senior Egyptian general admits that "virginity checks" were performed on women arrested at a demonstration this spring, the first such admission after previous denials by military authorities. The allegations arose in an Amnesty International report, published weeks after the March 9 protest. It claimed female demonstrators were beaten, given electric shocks, strip-searched, threatened with prostitution charges and forced to submit to virginity checks. At that time, Maj. Amr Imam said 17 women had been arrested but denied allegations of torture or "virginity tests."
  • Jihadi Admits plotting to Bomb Federal Courthouse in Illinois

    05/11/2011 5:46:24 PM PDT · by Nachum · 2 replies
    atlas shrugs ^ | 5/11/11 | pamela geller
    Apparently the mainstream media is listening to Ground Zero Mosque radical Rauf and maintaining the blackout on jihad in American and 'round the world." Terrorist admits plotting to bomb federal courthouse Jim Kouri A homegrown terrorist, Michael C. Finton, aka “Talib Islam,” pleaded guilty yesterday to attempting to bomb the federal courthouse in Springfield, Ill., in September 2009 and was immediately sentenced to serve 28 years in prison, according to a report obtained by the National Association of Chiefs of Police's Terrorism Committee. At a hearing Monday in East St. Louis, Illinois, Finton, 31, a U.S. citizen and resident of...
  • Georgia woman admits sending pig’s foot to Rep. Peter King

    04/14/2011 10:33:45 AM PDT · by Nachum · 66 replies
    Politico ^ | 4/14/11 | JENNIFER EPSTEIN |
    A Muslim woman has admitted to mailing a bloody pig’s foot and a threatening letter to Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.), as well as another bizarre package to a New York state senator. The woman, Jameela Barnette, of Marietta, Ga., says she sent the package to King earlier this month to voice her dismay with the hearing he held last month on what he calls the “radicalization” of American Muslims.
  • TSA Officer Admits Plot to Post Porn on Christian Site

    04/14/2011 9:16:35 AM PDT · by Nachum · 45 replies ^ | 4/14/11 | Wesley Strackbein
    On April 10, Bob Seashols, a Coordination Center Officer for the Transportation and Security Administration (TSA) at the Richmond International Airport (RIC) and an administrator for Atheists United’s Facebook page, took part in a coordinated effort to populate pornographic images, extreme profanity, and sexually explicit anti-Christian hate-speech on the Facebook page of Ken Ham, an internationally known Christian ministry leader who serves as president of Answers in Genesis-U.S (AiG) and the popular Creation Museum, located near Cincinnati, Ohio. Sunday afternoon visitors to Mr. Ham’s “public person” Facebook site found pages of sexually explicit commentary aimed at mocking him and deriding...
  • Chuck Schumer accidentally admits: Yes, I’ve been robotically programmed to call Republicans

    03/29/2011 3:11:56 PM PDT · by Nachum · 16 replies
    hot air ^ | 3/29/11 | Allahpundit
    The funniest part of this is that even now, after more than two years of heavy breathing from liberal media about how extremely extremist those extreme tea partiers are, the Democratic brain trust still needs a heads up on how properly to smear budget-cutting conservatives. I always figured they just committed a bunch of pejoratives to memory during their orientation as members of Congress for use forevermore: “Extremist,” “radical,” “fringe,” “dangerous,” “heartless,” and of course old reliable, “out of touch.” At least we know now, though, why Schumer’s considered a likely eventual successor to Reid as majority leader. Evidently, he’s...
  • Obama’s OMB nominee admits proposed 2012 budget does not pay down deficit

    03/17/2011 8:36:12 PM PDT · by Nachum · 7 replies · 1+ views
    Daily Caller ^ | 3/17/11 | Amanda Carey
    President Obama’s nominee for deputy director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) tried, but failed to defend the proposed budget for fiscal year 2012 in a Senate Budget Committee hearing Thursday afternoon. Obama’s nominee, Heather Higginbottom, crumbled under questioning from Republican Sen. Jeff Sessions of Alabama, ranking member of the committee, about the accuracy of statements the president and OMB Director Jacob Lew have made that the proposed budget will not add to the national debt.(Snip) Sessions goes on to ask Higginbottom if she knows the last three years of the president’s ten-year budget proposal all have rising
  • Report: Ex-Iran diplomat admits working toward nuclear bomb with North Korea's help

    12/23/2010 1:38:29 PM PST · by Nachum · 5 replies · 1+ views
    Haaretz ^ | 12/23/10 | staff
    An Iranian former diplomat says Iran is working toward developing a nuclear bomb with the help of scientists from North Korea and other countries worldwide, the Daily Telegraph reported on Wednesday. Mohammed Reza Heydari, formerly of the Iranian embassy in Oslo, Norway, told the British newspaper that he had helped North Korean technicians and military experts enter Iran while he was working for the Iranian foreign ministry office in Tehran's airport. Heydari said the North Korean experts helped Iran develop nuclear bomb capability and increase the range of Iran's ballistic missiles.
  • Vegan activist pleads guilty to Sheepskin Factory arson

    11/18/2010 3:47:40 PM PST · by george76 · 22 replies · 1+ views
    Denver Post ^ | 11/18/2010 | Yesenia Robles
    Vegan activist Walter Edmund Bond, of Utah, today pleaded guilty to felony counts related to an April fire that burned down the Sheepskin Factory in Glendale. Bond, 34, was arrested on July 22, accused of using fire or explosives to damage property involved in interstate commerce and of using force, violence or threats involving animal enterprises. The blaze caused more than $500,000 in damage to the Sheepskin Factory in the early hours of April 30. On July 28, Bond pleaded not guilty to the federal charges. By changing his plea today, he may be eligible for a shorter prison sentence....
  • Activist admits setting fire to Colorado sheepskin store ("Activist" = Eco-Terrorist)

    11/18/2010 8:12:30 PM PST · by PROCON · 13 replies
    reuters ^ | Nov. 18, 2010 | Keith Coffman
    (Reuters) - A self-described animal-rights activist known on the Internet as "Lone Wolf" pleaded guilty in federal court on Thursday to arson in a fire that destroyed a local sheepskin business.
  • Comrade Atkins Admits Communist Infiltration of Democratic Party

    11/09/2010 6:56:47 PM PST · by Nachum · 15 replies
    new zeal ^ | 11/9/10 | Trevor Loudon
    This blog has long contended that the Communist Party USA and other Marxist groups have heavily infiltrated the Democratic Party. This has enabled the Communist Party to both influence Democratic Party policy and to choose and promote Democratic candidates at all levels. Writing on the Party website Political Affairs, comrade C.J. Atkins admits that Communists indeed do work inside the Democratic Party, including on state level policy committees. Comrade Atkins also admits that Party members work in in Democratic-aligned organizations including Organize for America, Progressive Democrats of America, the Campaign for America’s Future or the New York Working Families Party....
  • Obama Administration Admits New Drilling Rules Will Kill Jobs

    10/11/2010 11:06:33 AM PDT · by Nachum · 9 replies
    Heritage Foundation ^ | 11/11/2010 | Nicolas Loris
    What’s the best cure for a recessionary environment? Apparently, raising energy prices and killing jobs. The Obama Administration admitted to both because of the Department of Interior’s (DOI) newly announced offshore drilling safety regulations. Katie Howell of E&E reports: The Obama administration is acknowledging that its new offshore drilling safety regulations will raise costs for the oil and gas industry—and may also delay some offshore development, slightly increase gas prices and kill some jobs. The new rules unveiled last week would increase operating costs by an estimated $1.42 million for each new deepwater well drilled with a floating rig,
  • Labor Day Special: SEIU President Admits ‘I’m Totally Involved in Distorting the Political System’

    09/06/2010 5:21:58 PM PDT · by Nachum · 28 replies
    breitbart ^ | 9/6/10 | breitbart
    June 2007: Andrew Stern recently retired as President of the SEIU. His annual salary was $306,388.
  • BBC Chief Admits 'Massive' Left-wing Bias, Vows to Remedy Imbalance

    09/02/2010 6:49:02 PM PDT · by Nachum · 12 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | 9/2/10 | Lachlan Markay
    BBC Director General Mark Thompson admitted to the UK Daily Mail in an article today that Britain's state-run news outlet has had a "massive" left-wing bias. He insisted, though, that the network is taking steps to remedy the ideological slant. BBC has a history of promoting the ultra-leftist agenda on most issues. But to see the channel's top dog admit it in an interview with the Daily Mail was quite a sight. Now if only some television outlets on this side of the pond would do the same.
  • Pinal Sheriff: Dying smuggler talked of deputy's shooting

    06/11/2010 6:56:48 PM PDT · by SandRat · 15 replies · 617+ views
    Arizona Daily Star ^ | Tim Steller
    During a 911 call Sunday, a wounded smuggler revealed tantalizing familiarity with the shooting of a Pinal County Sheriff’s deputy, the sheriff said Friday. The caller — suspected of being a smuggler because he had strap marks on his shoulders — called 911 Sunday evening after he and a partner were shot while walking up a smuggling trail in southwestern Pinal County. He and the partner died in a remote area before officers could find him. While trying to explain his location to a dispatcher the suspected smuggler said in Spanish he was “Right here where they shot the sheriff.”...
  • 'Witness' to Flotilla 'Murder' Admits She Was on Another Boat

    06/11/2010 12:30:56 PM PDT · by Nachum · 30 replies · 990+ views
    inn ^ | 6/11/10 | Gil Ronen
    U.S. Army Col. (Ret.) Ann Wright, on a speaking tour of the United States on behalf of radical pacifist women's group Code Pink, bills herself as an eyewitness to the IDF raid on the Mavi Marmara and what she termed the “murder” of “nine innocent civilians.” However, in an interview with Aaron Lerner of IMRA, she admits she did not actually see the clash between the IDF soldiers and the armed passengers on board the Mavi Marmara. Lerner asks questions about what she saw, but does not remind her that the confrontation took place between 4:30 and 5:00 a.m., in...
  • 'Witness' to Flotilla 'Murder' Admits She Did Not See the Events

    06/10/2010 6:01:16 PM PDT · by Nachum · 15 replies · 653+ views
    inn ^ | 6/10/10 | Gil Ronen
    U.S. Army Col. (Ret.) Ann Wright, on a speaking tour of the United States on behalf of radical pacifist women's group Code Pink, bills herself as an eyewitness to the IDF raid on the Mavi Marmara and what she termed the “murder” of “nine innocent civilians.” However, in an interview with Aaron Lerner of IMRA, she admits she did not actually see the clash between the IDF soldiers and the armed passengers on board the Mavi Marmara.
  • White House admits pushing Sestak to drop Senate bid

    05/28/2010 4:05:12 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 60 replies · 1,351+ views
    Reuters on Yahoo ^ | 5/28/10 | Jeremy Pelofsky and Richard Cowan
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House tried to get Representative Joe Sestak to drop his Senate primary bid in Pennsylvania in exchange for an unpaid administration job, according to an internal report released on Friday that concluded the offer was legal. President Barack Obama's chief of staff Rahm Emanuel enlisted former President Bill Clinton as a go-between with Sestak to discuss an unpaid job on a presidential advisory board so he could stay in the House of Representatives and avoid a divisive Democratic primary race for the Senate seat. "I said no," Sestak said in a statement after the White...
  • Obama administration admits new fuel efficiency standard will raise new car costs $1,100+

    04/02/2010 12:09:50 PM PDT · by Nachum · 30 replies · 669+ views
    washington examiner ^ | 4/2/10 | Mark Hemingway
    That's the net effect of the Obama administration's ridiculous new fuel efficiency standards, according to the Institute for Energy Research: In a best-case scenario, the Obama Administration says that its regulation will increase the price of a car by $1,100 per vehicle. Other estimates are much higher—a study by Global Insight found that this kind of regulation would increase power-train costs by $1,000 for small cars and $5,000 for larger vehicles.
  • Top Senate Dem Admits Un-American Health Bill Was to Address “Mal-Distribution of Income”

    03/28/2010 7:48:48 PM PDT · by Nachum · 23 replies · 785+ views
    Big Government ^ | 3/28/10 | Kyle Olson
    Now Max Baucus tells us: the health care overhaul America was just forced to endure was the government’s attempt to fix the “mal-distribution of income.” It’s an admission that sadly comes after the bill has passed and been signed by President Obama. But it’s better late than never. While the acknowledgment likely wouldn’t have stopped the legislation because chances are it was common knowledge behind closed doors, at least the admission has now become public. And it proves the point the whole exercise had nothing to do with Americans’ health and more to do with the Marxist concept of “redistributing”...
  • Leading climate expert admits global warming fraud

    02/15/2010 6:12:13 AM PST · by aquapub · 14 replies · 876+ views
    Conservative Examiner ^ | 2-15-10 | Robert Moon
    Under pressure from Freedom of Information requests, top global warming proponent Dr. Phil Jones now claims to have "lost" all the critical data on which the infamous "hockey stick" chart was based. He is also suddenly making shocking concessions devastating to the alarmist war on science...
  • State Department Admits No-Bid Contract 'Violates' Obama Campaign Pledges

    01/31/2010 2:41:55 PM PST · by Nachum · 14 replies · 602+ views
    Fox news ^ | 1/31/10 | James Rosen
    The recent awarding of a lucrative federal contract to a company owned by a financial contributor to the Obama presidential campaign -- without competitive bidding -- "violates" President Obama's many campaign pledges to crack down on the practice, a top State Department official told Fox News. The recent awarding of a lucrative federal contract to a company owned by a financial contributor to the Obama presidential campaign -- without competitive bidding -- "violated" President Obama's many campaign pledges to crack down on the practice, a top State Department official told Fox News. Assistant Secretary of State P.J. Crowley, familiar to...
  • Rafi Eitan Admits Failure, Regrets on Pollard

    10/29/2009 12:25:07 PM PDT · by Nachum · 30 replies · 943+ views
    INN ^ | 10/29/09 | Gil Ronen
    ( Former minister Rafi Eitan, who recruited Jonathan Pollard as a spy for Israel in the US, expressed regret over the espionage debacle in an interview on Channel 2. "I admit the failure and I regret it,” he said. In an interview to Maariv in 2008, Eitan said that the US intelligence services made a joint decision not to permit Pollard ever to be released until the end of his life. “The reason isn't Pollard. It's Israel... It's connected to the relationship system between the American intelligence services and the state of Israel.” Eitan went on to confirm that the...
  • Fatah-Led PA Admits It Tortures Prisoners

    10/24/2009 10:15:07 PM PDT · by Nachum · 12 replies · 366+ views
    INN ^ | 10/24/09 | Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu
    ( The Palestinian Authority, led by the Fatah party, admitted to a British newspaper that its security forces commonly use torture on prisoners, as charged by the Hamas terrorist organization. The PA is heavily funded by overseas contributions as well as taxes collected for it by the Israeli government. “This is a shame on the Palestinian Authority,” Haitham Arar, head of the human rights department of the PA Interior Ministry, told the Mail. She admitted that torture, beatings and extra-judicial murders have been common in the Abbas administration
  • Mom admits to "Balloon Boy" hoax: court record

    10/23/2009 4:52:35 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 38 replies · 1,618+ views
    Reuters on Yahoo ^ | 10/23/09 | Keith Coffman
    DENVER (Reuters) – The mother of a Colorado boy thought to be aboard a homemade helium balloon has admitted to investigators the whole thing was a hoax, according to a court document made public on Friday. ... "The motive for the fabricated story was to make the Heene family more marketable for future media interest," the affidavit states. The document also says the Heenes, who had starred in the reality television show "Wife Swap," had devised the hoax about two weeks before and had instructed their three children to lie to authorities and the media.
  • World Health Organisation Admits No Deadly Mutation of H1N1 Swine Flu

    10/02/2009 9:11:45 AM PDT · by smokingfrog · 11 replies · 609+ views ^ | 9-28-09 | F. William Engdahl
    The World Health Organization, the UN agency (ir-) responsible for declaring a Phase 6 “PANDEMIC” global alert over what it calls H1N1 Influenza A or Swine Flu, whose chief Dr Margaret Chan has repeatedly warned that while Swine Flu to date had been rather mild, that the emergency declaration was necessary because it “could mutate” aggressively into a deadly pandemic killing millions, now admits well into the flu season in the Northern Hemisphere that H1N1 has apparently not mutated. Margaret Chan, the head of the World Health Organization, at a meeting with health officials in her native Hong Kong has...
  • Washington Post Admits to Bogus Quote

    09/29/2009 10:44:55 AM PDT · by Nachum · 51 replies · 2,694+ views
    human events ^ | 9/29/09 | Gary Larson
    Veteran Washington Post reporter Daryl Fears, part of a two-person writer team, unmistakably wrote that filmmaker John O'Keefe had “said” he “targeted” ACORN, the advocacy group, for his candid-camera expose, because it registered voters to defeat Republicans. O'Keefe said no such thing. It was a non-quote made out of whole cloth by reporter Fears, and published as fact on Sept. 17. Making the falsehood exponentially worse, the Post story then was retailed worldwide by the Associated Press.
  • FDA Admits Politics Trumped Science on Knee Device

    09/26/2009 9:13:18 PM PDT · by Nachum · 5 replies · 752+ views
    Sciencemag.ort ^ | 9/25/09 | Sam Kean
    For the first time, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has publicly admitted that politics has trumped science. The agency acknowledged yesterday that it approved a device to help with knee-replacement surgeries—a device the agency’s own scientists said often failed—only after it received pressure from a cohort of Democratic congressmen from New Jersey, where the device’s manufacturer is located. The $3000 device was known as the Menaflex, a “collagen scaffold” that supported a damaged meniscus in the knee. It failed its initial reviews but received approval in December of last year anyway, during the waning days of the Bush Administration....
  • U.S. admits it has no case against teen held at Guantanamo

    07/24/2009 6:34:11 PM PDT · by Nachum · 1 replies · 437+ views
    McClachy ^ | 7/24/2009 | Marisa Taylor |
    WASHINGTON — The Justice Department conceded Friday that it lacks the evidence to hold a teenage Guantanamo detainee as an enemy combatant after a federal judge last week ruled that his confession was inadmissible. In a hearing last week, U.S. District Judge Ellen Segal Huvelle ruled that Mohammed Jawad's confession to Afghan officials was inadmissible because it had been extracted through torture. She also questioned whether the Justice Department had any evidence to proceed with a trial to determine whether he can be held as an enemy combatant.
  • US Admits Training Palestinian Armed Forces While PA Negotiates With Hamas

    05/18/2009 5:20:21 PM PDT · by Nachum · 28 replies · 703+ views
    The Bulletin ^ | 5/17/2009 | David Bedein
    Jerusalem — The American military now openly admits providing military training to Palestinian military forces. A U.S. military official, Lt. Gen. Keith Dayton, assigned by the United States to be a “security coordinator,” has been appointed to train 1,500 Palestinian military personnel. They will be available for “immediate deployment” in the area between Jenin and Nablus, less than an hour from Israel’s populated coastal plain.
  • Mills admits drenching McCartney's lawyer (What a --insert word(s) here -- ! )

    03/18/2008 11:58:41 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 15 replies · 642+ views
    AFP on Yahoo ^ | 3/18/08 | AFP
    LONDON (AFP) - Heather Mills on Tuesday hit out at a judge's comments in his ruling on her divorce from Paul McCartney and admitted pouring a jug of water over the lawyer representing the former Beatle. The 40-year-old former model turned charity campaigner, who lost a bid to keep the full judgment on the divorce private, told the BBC that judge Hugh Bennett's criticisms of her as "less than impressive" were "outrageous". She also said that the decision to put the entire ruling in the public domain, including her home addresses, threatened her security and that of her daughter, four-year-old...
  • New Anti-War Hero Admits to Violating Military Rules

    06/03/2007 2:42:02 PM PDT · by SandRat · 34 replies · 1,396+ views ^ | Robin Boyd
    The media has a new anti-war hero - Adam Kokesh the Iraq war veteran who is facing a June 4th hearing for violations of the UCMJ regarding wearing the uniform while protesting and disrespect to an officer. The headlines scream out for sympathy for Kokesh and outrage for the Marine Corps. "Iraq Vet Faces Penalty for War Protest" was the headline on CBS News online. The Daily Breeze says "Discharged Veteran May be Punished for Protesting". The Socialist Worker calls it "Marines Eating Their Own". All are couching this hearing in terms of free speech and punishing an anti-war...
  • Detainee Admits to Helping Orchestrate Embassy, USS Cole Attacks

    03/19/2007 4:22:19 PM PDT · by SandRat · 3 replies · 297+ views
    WASHINGTON, March 19, 2007 – A detainee at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, has admitted to helping orchestrate the bombings of the U.S. embassy in Nairobi, Kenya, in 1998 and the USS Cole in Yemen in 2000. The Defense Department today released the transcript of Walid Muhammad Salih bin Attash’s combat status review tribunal hearing, held March 12 at the detention facility. The tribunal was an administrative hearing to determine only if Attash could be designated an enemy combatant. Attash is one of 14 high-value detainees who were transferred Sept. 6, 2006, to Guantanamo Bay from CIA custody. The CSRT hearings...