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  • Donald Trump Says He Will Not Attend the White House Correspondents' Dinner

    02/25/2017 2:29:37 PM PST · by Enlightened1 · 61 replies
    The President tweeted his announcement on Saturday. Donald Trump will not be attending the White House Correspondent's Dinner on April 29. The President tweeted the news on Saturday. "I will not be attending the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner this year. Please wish everyone well and have a great evening!" Trump tweeted. Trump's decision comes after CNN, The New York Times, Politico and several other major media outlets were blocked from attending a Friday White House press briefing.
  • Here’s Six Funerals The Obamas DID Attend

    02/17/2016 9:48:38 PM PST · by Nachum · 58 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 2/17/16 | Peter Hasson
      U.S. President Barack Obama pulls up his collar as he arrives in the rain with first lady Michelle Obama to attend the Republic Day parade in New Delhi January 26, 2015. REUTERS/Jim Bourg The White House announced on Wednesday that neither President Barack Obama or first lady Michelle Obama will be attending the funeral of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. While Justice Scalia’s funeral apparently doesn’t warrant Obama’s presence, here are six funerals that did. Senator Daniel Inouye (D-HI) Less than two months before the 2012 election, both Obamas took time out of their schedule to attend the...
  • Palin, Trump to attend Billy Graham's birthday

    11/04/2013 12:25:10 PM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 12 replies
    daily advance ^ | 11/4/13
    he Rev. Billy Graham turns 95 this week, and Sarah Palin and real estate mogul Donald Trump are among the 800 people planning to attend his celebration. The Citizen-Times of Asheville reports that the event is being held Thursday at Asheville's noted Grove Park Inn.
  • Palin, Trump to attend Billy Graham's birthday

    11/01/2013 12:49:39 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 47 replies
    ASHEVILLE, N.C. — The Rev. Billy Graham turns 95 next week, and Sarah Palin and real estate mogul Donald Trump are among the 800 people planning to attend his celebration.---snip---Graham spokesman Jeremy Blume says there are ties between the Graham family and Palin, the former Alaska governor and Republican presidential candidate. Relief aid headed to Russia provided by Samaritan's Purse, the international charity run by Franklin Graham, is staged in Alaska....
  • School Obama's Daughters Attend Has 11 Armed Guards

    12/24/2012 7:29:16 AM PST · by Nachum · 65 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 12/24/12 | AWR Hawkins
    Some interesting news has broken in the wake of the latest push for gun control by President Obama and Senate Democrats: Obama sends his kids to a school where armed guards are used as a matter of fact. The school, Sidwell Friends School in Washington, DC, has 11 security officers and is seeking to hire a new police officer as we speak. If you dismiss this by saying, "Of course they have armed guards -- they get Secret Service protection," then you've missed the larger point. The larger point is that this is standard operating procedure for the school, period....
  • Sign-up to attend a solidarity action this week (Obamanations go multi state)

    02/19/2011 9:38:21 PM PST · by Nachum · 27 replies
    SEIU ^ | 2/19/11 | SEIU
    Here's a list of events coming up in your state this week. The list will continue to grow, probably by the hour, so keep checking back in. Use the sign-up form to the right and one of our organizers will be in touch with more information about the event. Events on Monday February 21, 2011 (All times local) Montana Rally Time: 2 P.M. Location: Montana State Capitol Address: 1301 East 6th Avenue - Helena, Montana Nevada Rally Time: 12 P.M. Location: Nevada State Capitol Address: 101 North Carson Street - Carson City, NV 89701 North Carolina Rally Time: 12 P.M....
  • One Trillion Attend One Nation Rally

    10/02/2010 11:07:29 PM PDT · by Nachum · 70 replies
    Human Events ^ | 10/3/10 | Connie Hair
    A crowd of about one trillion people attended the hard-left progressive One Nation rally on the Mall Saturday in Washington, D.C. Leave aside for a moment that there are around seven billion people inhabiting the entire planet, attendees came from as far away as Alpha Centauri and Uranus to attend the rally in support of Barack Obama and his big government agenda. All of these people want free health care (they already got the free lunch and T-shirt when they were bused in). In all seriousness, if you weren't watching MSNBC's kind coverage
  • Sure way to prove how many people in Beck’s rally audience (Vanity) <p>

    08/31/2010 4:13:39 PM PDT · by CitizenM · 31 replies
    8/31/2010 | self
    People have been trying to state accurately how many people Glenn Beck drew for his rally in DC. Of course, all have been referring to those who attended there. Estimates have been made from ground level photos, areal views, calculations by square footage of the mall divided by the amount of space a person occupies…and standing shoulder to shoulder, comparisons to previous rallies and events there, and even comparing the crowds to how many people fill various football stadiums. The assumptions for calculating the crowd go on and on. However, forgotten in those calculations are the number of people under...
  • Iran's president to attend UN racism meet (It is time for the UN to 'move on' out of the US)

    04/14/2009 11:19:14 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 3 replies · 424+ views
    AFP on Yahoo ^ | 4/14/09 | AFP
    GENEVA (AFP) – Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad will attend a controversial United Nations conference against racism which starts on April 20 in Geneva, a UN spokeswoman said on Tuesday. "To date, the number of presidents and vice-presidents is the following: five -- East Timor, Togo, Iran and Montenegro -- at president level; the vice president of Zambia," said Marie Heuze, the UN's chief spokeswoman in Geneva. Lesotho's prime minister, and foreign ministers from Egypt, Nigeria, Norway and South Africa, will also attend the Durban Review Conference, added Heuze. In all, just over 35 countries have confirmed their participation at the...
  • McCain to attend NAACP convention

    05/20/2008 1:40:14 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 48 replies · 41+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 5/20/08 | AP
    WASHINGTON - What a difference a nomination makes. Now that he's wrapped up the Republican nomination for president, Sen. John McCain has decided to attend the annual convention of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People in Cincinnati in July. A year ago when he was just one of a pack of GOP contenders, he turned down the civil rights group's invitation. McCain disclosed his plans in an interview with the African-American publication Essence, which was released Tuesday. Asked how he might reach out to the black community, McCain replied that he would "go to places and venues...
  • 200 at memorial for TPD's Miko (WOOF! WOOF!)

    06/15/2006 7:37:52 PM PDT · by SandRat · 15 replies · 312+ views
    Arizona Daily Star ^ | Alexis Huicochea
    Miko, the police service dog who died in the line of duty last month, got a hero's farewell Wednesday morning during a memorial service attended by approximately 200 people. The ceremony, which was held at Reid Park, was attended by law enforcement agencies from all over the state, as well as Tucson residents who wanted to express their gratitude for Miko's 2 1/2 years of service with the Tucson Police Department. "Law enforcement officers are one of a few people who pledge to give up their lives for others, and that commitment transcends to our K-9s," Police Chief Richard Miranda...
  • Saddam Refuses to Attend Trial Session

    02/01/2006 7:55:35 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 21 replies · 744+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 2/1/06 | Hamza Hendawi - ap
    BAGHDAD, Iraq - Saddam Hussein and four other defendants refused to attend their trial Wednesday, and their defense attorneys boycotted the proceedings, demanding the removal of the chief judge they claim is biased against the former Iraqi leader. Chief judge Raouf Abdel-Rahman pressed ahead with court-appointed defense lawyers and only three defendants present, hearing five prosecution witnesses. After a 4 1/2-hour session, the trial was adjourned until Thursday. Abdel-Rahman first held a half-hour closed session Wednesday, barring media from the courtroom. It was not clear whether Saddam was brought in for the closed hearing, and court officials did not say...
  • Cheneys Attend Afghan Parliament Opening Session

    12/19/2005 4:18:14 PM PST · by SandRat · 11 replies · 263+ views
    American Forces Press Service ^ | Dec 19, 2005 | Gerry Gilmore
    WASHINGTON, Dec. 19, 2005 – With Vice President Richard B. Cheney and his wife, Lynne, in front-row seats, Afghan President Hamid Karzai opened the first session of his country's new parliament today in Kabul, Afghanistan. "This gathering represents the assumption of full sovereignty by the great people of Afghanistan," said Karzai during his address before the assembly. "Establishment of the parliament completed the main pillar of the government of Afghanistan in light of the constitution." During his hour-long speech to the first elected legislature since 1969, Karzai said "Afghanistan and the United States share common views on combating terrorism." "Terrorism...
  • Few Attend Dueling Rallies At Bush Ranch

    11/26/2005 3:12:43 PM PST · by blam · 11 replies · 908+ views
    The Guardian (UK) ^ | 11-26-2005 | Angela K Brown
    Few Attend Dueling Rallies at Bush Ranch Saturday November 26, 2005 10:31 PM By ANGELA K. BROWN Associated Press Writer CRAWFORD, Texas (AP) - A repeat of last summer's dueling rallies against the war and in support of President Bush drew much small crowds to Crawford on a cool, rainy Saturday. About a dozen Bush supporters stood downtown with signs, one reading: ``Real America won't wimp out.'' Throughout the morning, shoppers and a few tourists leaving souvenir stores stopped in the tent to voice their support for the president. Closer to the Bush ranch, where the president celebrated Thanksgiving with...

    08/16/2002 7:39:49 AM PDT · by Merchant Seaman · 735 replies · 30,137+ views
    Annoyed Reader
    The purpose of's multiple message boards is to limit the topics for each board to particular topics. Posting the same message on all the boards defeats the purpose of multiple-boards for special topics. It is very annoying to see the same message on every bulletin board. PLEASE! DO THE READERS A FAVOR. STOP CROSS-POSTING YOUR MESSAGES!
  • Christopher Reeve's NY Star-Packed Tribute (Hillary Rodham Clinton, Theresa Heinz Kerry attend)

    10/29/2004 5:04:45 PM PDT · by Libloather · 32 replies · 1,215+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | 10/30/04
    Reeve's Star-Packed Tribute Saturday October 30, 08:25 AM For the last nine years of his life, Christopher Reeve was paralyzed, yet he still managed to move the hearts of innumerable individuals. More than 900 people turned out Friday to pay tribute to the late actor at an invitation-only memorial at the Juilliard School in New York, where Reeve honed his craft more than 30 years ago before bursting onto the big screen as Superman. Individuals who figured in different aspects of Reeve's life were due to speak at the service, including family members, fellow actors, like-minded activists and politicians. Reeve's...
  • Kerry "Town Hall" in Ohio this weekend!!!

    10/13/2004 8:40:48 AM PDT · by Traci · 14 replies · 582+ views
    Heard this morning that Kerry will be in Xenia, Ohio (about 8 miles west of Dayton) this weekend, doing a "Town Hall" type talk at the high school. Okay you Ohioans, bring your questions, your dog grooming kits, and your ruby slippers! (As Xenia is a notorious tornado-attracting town.)
  • ***NASCAR NC Sylvania 300 at Loudon, NH, Sunday on TNT, 1pm ET - 10am PT***

    09/16/2004 8:05:20 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 322 replies · 2,975+ views ^ | 9/16/04
    President Bush will be attending the Nascar 'Chase for the Cup' event at Loudon, NH this Sunday! Join in the festivities as we watch the action and leave a mark in time here on thread. Support Our Troops!!! God bless our leaders, military and families and God Bless America!
  • President Will Not Attend Earth Summit

    08/16/2002 3:39:39 PM PDT · by blam · 18 replies · 205+ views
    Independent (UK) ^ | 8-17-2002 | David Usborne
    President will not attend Earth Summit By David Usborne in New York 17 August 2002 Arguably the most important prospective participant in the Earth Summit in Johannesburg confirmed yesterday that he will skip it altogether. His name is George Bush and almost no one will be surprised at his decision. Instead, the Bush administration is sending Colin Powell, the Secretary of State, to lead the American delegation at the World Summit on Sustainable Development, which is due to discuss ways of raising living standards in developing countries without harming the environment. The decision by President Bush to remain at his...

    05/23/2002 9:48:25 AM PDT · by sauropod · 19 replies · 636+ views
    personal e-mail to me. | May 23, 2002 | Institute for Justice
    From the Institute for Justice: -------------------------------------------------------- EMINENT DOMAIN CONFERENCE - MAY 29, 2002 - NEW YORK CITY -------------------------------------------------------- A conference on eminent domain will be held in New York City on May 29, 2002 at 12 Noon. Scott Bullock, Senior Attorney at the Institute for Justice will be speaking on the subject. Eminent domain is a power granted to the government to take property for "public use." Increasingly, that power is being used to take private property for private use with no connection whatsoever to "public use." This is an abuse of eminent domain that must be stopped. Mr. Bullock...