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  • Judge Jeanine: Why do we let them get away with it?

    08/05/2017 7:18:48 PM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 29 replies
    Fox News ^ | 8-5-17 | Judge Jeanine
    Aug. 05, 2017 - 7:03 - The nation is no longer true to its Declaration of Independence
  • McCain: Without Immigration Reform, GOP ‘Cannot Win a National Election'

    07/30/2013 5:37:52 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 96 replies
    ABC News ^ | July 30, 2013 | by Jim Avila
    WASHINGTON — Despite the Republican strategy of passing piecemeal immigration reform, Sen. John McCain predicted today that comprehensive legislation can pass the GOP-controlled House. “I think this fall is very important,” McCain said at a forum hosted by AFL-CIO and the Economic Policy Institute. “Let’s say we enact it, comprehensive immigration reform — I don’t think it gains a single Hispanic voter, but what it does, it puts us on a playing field where we can compete for the Hispanic voter,” McCain told PBS’ Gwen Ifill. “If we don’t do that, frankly, I don’t see — I see further polarization...
  • RUSH: Republicans must walk away from any deal with Obama and the Democrats on the fiscal cliff

    11/29/2012 3:18:58 PM PST · by sheikdetailfeather · 22 replies
    The Right Scoop ^ | 11-29-2012 | The Right Scoop
    Yesterday Charles Krauthammer said that Republicans have leverage right now with the president on this fiscal cliff deal because if tax rates go up on all Americans, Obama’s second term will begin in a recession as the higher tax rates will slow growth even more, and Krauthammer contends that Obama doesn’t want that. But Rush passionately disagrees noting that analysis disregards Obama’s entire first term. Rush believes that Obama doesn’t care about having a successful economy in his second term, that it’s all part of his push to transform this country into a welfare state because that’s what is fair...
  • Puppy sucked away in deadly tornado found alive under debris after three day search

    06/05/2011 9:13:00 PM PDT · by Nachum · 15 replies
    daily mail ^ | 6/5/11 | Staff
    A six-month-old rescue puppy thought dead has given some hope to a family in tornado-ravaged Massachusetts, after he was miraculously found in a flattened home. The deadly twister struck Monson on Wednesday, killing at least four and leaving more than 200 people injured in the surrounding areas. Audrey Carabetta and her family feared the worst for her new family member Shadow after he escaped from refuge in their basement, and heard him crying for help. Ms Carabetta recalled the horrific incident, when the puppy unexpectedly pushed his way out as heavy winds circled their home. She told CNN: 'You could...
  • Diet-schmiet, Obama packs away the exotica at India state dinner

    11/09/2010 11:41:26 AM PST · by Nachum · 11 replies · 1+ views
    L.A. Times ^ | 11/9/10
    No, Mr. President, you don't eat the hot towel. The very first state dinner that the already departed social secretary Desiree Rogers threw at the Obama White House was for Manmohan Singh, India's prime minister, not to be confused with the gatecrashing Salahis, who attended anyway and have been milking their infamy ever since. State dinners aside, the Obamas have roiled the Washington social set with their new rules prohibiting mingling and a reception line. But in New Delhi, Singh returned the favor for the Obamas on Monday night, sitting on the American president's right while India's president, Pratibha Patil,...
  • Goldstone Won't Go Away: 'Israel Acting Cowardly'

    09/29/2009 10:37:46 AM PDT · by Nachum · 2 replies · 326+ views
    Israel National News ^ | 9/29/09 | Hillel Fendel
    (IsraelNN.com) UN investigator Richard Goldstone, who authored a recent report essentially equating the “war crimes” of Israel and Hamas, now says that Israel’s self-investigation has been cowardly. Goldstone spoke on Tuesday at the UN Human Rights Council - “a misnamed institution if there ever was one,” Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu told the UN General Assembly last week in an internationally-acclaimed speech. Netanyahu decried the Human Rights Council's lack of response to the thousands of Hamas-fired rockets at Israel over the course of eight years.
  • Obama warns Senate away from compromise health plan

    07/08/2009 9:30:40 AM PDT · by Nachum · 11 replies · 610+ views
    Washington Examiner ^ | 7/8/09 | Susan Ferrechio
    As the Senate debates two separate health care proposals, President Barack Obama is making it known from overseas that he wants the one that creates a massive government run health care option, not the co-operative system some Democrats are considering. Obama sent out a statement letting senators know he is "pleased" with the progress but believes "as I've said before, that one of the best ways to bring down costs, provide more choices, and assure quality is a public option that will force the insurance companies to compete and keep them honest." He added, "I look forward to a final...
  • New group plans Ayers attack on Obama (The Bombs are Falling Baby! Ad is up and running in VA!)

    08/22/2008 10:27:48 PM PDT · by Maelstorm · 21 replies · 123+ views
    A new conservative group has produced a television ad attacking Barack Obama for his relationship with former Weather Underground bomber Bill Ayers. "How much do your really know about Barack Obama? What does he really believe?" asks the ad, which then cites the failed attack on the Capitol on 9/11, and links it to the Weather Underground attack on the Capitol decades earlier. The group says it will spend $2.8 million airing the ad in Ohio and Michigan — which would be the largest single third-party expenditure this cycle. "Why would Barack Obama be friends with someone who bombed the...
  • Mother’s Day Away

    05/11/2007 5:52:37 PM PDT · by SandRat · 2 replies · 324+ views
    Mother’s Day Away Deployed moms stay in touch with home By 2nd Light Infantry Brigade Combat Team,2nd Inf. Div. Public Affairs Multi-National Division–Baghdad FORWARD OPERATING BASE LOYALTY, Iraq, May 11, 2007 — U.S. Army Spc. Latoya Roberts will be spending this Mother’s Day away from her 1-year-old son, but she’s doing everything she can to shorten the distance. "It’s quite a feeling just knowing you have that person’s life in your hands and you’re responsible for him."U.S. Army Spc. Latoya Roberts “I have pictures of him everywhere, and I talk to him on the Webcam every weekend,” she said....
  • Iran Blows Away Bush's Warm Words At UN

    09/19/2006 6:44:33 PM PDT · by blam · 32 replies · 1,382+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 9-20-2006 | Alec Russell- Harry Mount
    Iran blows away Bush's warm words at UN By Alec Russell in Washington and Harry Mount in New York (Filed: 20/09/2006) Iran's hard-line president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad made an unbridled attack last night on the foreign policies of Britain and America and in particular the invasion of Iraq. In remarks that will infuriate the Bush administration and London and were clearly aimed at the two allies, he said the United Nations Security Council was being abused "as an instrument of threat and coercion". America and Britain have been trying to rally the Security Council to confront Iran over its nuclear ambitions....
  • Men caught on tape washing away evidence on stolen vehicle (Dumb Criminals)

    07/25/2006 8:07:22 PM PDT · by SandRat · 6 replies · 946+ views
    Tucson Police say men on a surveillance tape are doing more than just washing a car. They say they're trying to erase evidence. Tucson Police say that surveillance tape may solve the mystery for a family who says someone broke into their home. It's a story you'll see only on News 4. A Tucson family says they've been living in fear since their home was burglarized a week ago. Police say whoever did it took off with electronics, personal identification information, jewelry and the family car. Monday, the family talked only to News 4's Lupita Murillo. ------ The men in...
  • Deployed Moms Prepare to Celebrate Mother's Day Away (Get the Kleenex)

    05/12/2006 6:28:00 PM PDT · by SandRat · 4 replies · 354+ views
    WASHINGTON, May 12, 2006 – Spending Mother's Day thousands of miles away from their kids is going to be no picnic for more than 7,400 military moms deployed in support of the war on terror. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Christine Buckley, deployed to Djibouti with Combined Joint Task Force Horn of Africa, has been home only twice to celebrate Mother's Day with her sons, ages 8 and 6. Photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Robert S. Taylor, USN  (Click photo for screen-resolution image);high-resolution image available. Many say they're planning their own celebrations thinking of their children and calling home,...
  • Close-air support just a phone call away

    04/21/2006 4:19:48 PM PDT · by SandRat · 20 replies · 558+ views
    Air Force Links ^ | Staff Sgt. Melissa Koskovich
    4/21/2006 - SOUTHWEST ASIA (AFPN) -- Imagine being pinned down by enemy forces, with no relief in sight. Now, imagine picking up a phone and calling your friendly local fighter pilot, flying overhead only miles away, for help. With the new Fighter Aircraft Communication Enhancement, or FACE, pod, ground units in combat are now able to do just that. Fielded for the first time in late 2004, the FACE pod is a solution to communication problems often experienced by aircraft in the mountainous regions of Afghanistan. Used effectively in several theaters, the FACE pod allows ground units to communicate with...
  • Justices turn away tobacco companies' appeal about ads

    02/21/2006 12:28:39 PM PST · by freepatriot32 · 21 replies · 601+ views
    WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court today refused to hear an appeal by two North Carolina-based tobacco companies who claimed California's tough anti-smoking ads smeared their reputations. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., now Winston-Salem, N.C.-based Reynolds American Inc., and Lorillard Tobacco Co. of Greensboro, N.C., had asked the justices to overturn a 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals decision that rejected the companies' claims that their First Amendment rights were violated by California's ad campaign. California uses part of an 87-cent tax on every package of cigarettes to fund health education that includes a campaign to discourage smoking. The ads included a...
  • Pace Comes Away From CENTCOM USO Tour Encouraged by Troops

    01/04/2006 4:16:47 PM PST · by SandRat · 2 replies · 251+ views
    American Forces Press Service ^ | Jan 4, 2005 | Jim Garamone
    WASHINGTON, Jan. 4, 2006 – Troop morale across the U.S. Central Command area of operations is high, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said at the end of a USO trip to the region. Marine Gen. Peter Pace took a weeklong trip to the region that ended Jan 3. He brought stars of screen and comedy and nine tons of Starbucks coffee to cheer the troops at the holidays. "American Idol" 2004 finalist Diana DeGarmo, comedian Reggie McFadden and country singer-songwriter Michael Peterson accompanied the chairman. Retired Army Col. Jack Jacobs, an NBC News analyst who received the...
  • Story time from thousands of miles away (Have Tissues Handy - Twas the night before Christmas..)

    11/21/2005 5:04:18 PM PST · by SandRat · 6 replies · 384+ views
    Air Force Links ^ | Nov 21, 2005 | Senior Airman Cassandra Locke
    11/21/2005 - SOUTHWEST ASIA (AFPN) -- After years of deployments, some of the ideas Airmen come up with evolve. As the holidays approach, one of those simple ideas is making an impact on family members back home. The Story Time Video Program gives deployed troops here the opportunity to be a part of their children’s lives though they are thousands of miles away. The idea: parents are video taped reading to their children. Airmen at this base can read one of more than 200 stories to their children or simply talk to their families at the learning resource center --...
  • Military Working Dog Takes Away Bomb's Bang. (ARF-ARF-ARF!)

    10/26/2005 5:46:09 PM PDT · by SandRat · 10 replies · 505+ views
    Defend America News ^ | Oct 26, 2005 | Lance Cpl. James B. Hoke
    Military Working Dog Takes Away Bomb's Bang. By Lance Cpl. James B. Hoke Marine Corps Air Station Miramar MARINE CORPS AIR STATION MIRAMAR, Calif., Oct. 26, 2005 -- From the deserts of Iraq to the grassy slopes of Afghanistan, there has always been an impending threat of disaster. However, with the help of one of man’s best friends, Kwinto, this threat has been slightly reduced. Kwinto, a military working dog on Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, is an 8-year-old Belgium Malinois whose area of expertise is patrolling for and detecting explosives.“Kwinto was accepted for training in September of 1999,”...
  • The Questions That Won't Go Away For Condi Rice

    10/23/2005 5:55:49 PM PDT · by blam · 11 replies · 700+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 10-24-2005 | Alec Russell
    The questions that won't go away for Condi Rice By Alec Russell in Birmingham, Alabama (Filed: 24/10/2005) Condoleezza Rice, the ultra-poised American secretary of state, has persistently said that she has no intention of running for the White House and that she expects people to believe her. All weekend, as she roamed her home state of Alabama with her guest Jack Straw, the Foreign Secretary, she fended off questions about her future. When a girl asked the question on a visit to her old school she looked weary before flashing her famous smile and saying: "I don't want to run...
  • Clinton Country - visit the spot Bubba was potty-trained (Wanna get away?) PA-UKE ALERT

    08/07/2005 9:56:01 AM PDT · by Libloather · 41 replies · 1,159+ views
    Escape News ^ | 4/16/05 | Kevin Pilley
    Clinton country Since the 42nd president, Arkansas's claim to fame is bigger than a watermelon, writes Kevin Pilley April 16, 2005 early morning in downtown Little Rock, Arkansas THE MAN at the bar at Atlanta airport asked me where I was headed. When I said "Arkansas", he raised his eyebrows and blew out his cheeks. I asked him what it was like. "Let's put it this way," he replied. "Some of the people there still have tails." Arkansas is archetypal Nowheresville rural America. Or at least, it used to be before Bill Clinton came along. Now nowhere is somewhere. Clinton...
  • U.S. border governors stay away from Mexico meeting (600 dead this year from drugs war)

    07/16/2005 5:12:00 AM PDT · by Libloather · 47 replies · 1,754+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | 7/15/05 | Eduardo Quiros
    U.S. border governors stay away from Mexico meeting By Eduardo Quiros Fri Jul 15, 7:08 PM ET The governor of California Arnold Schwarzenegger (C) holds his hand to his chest as he stands between the governor of the northern Mexican state of Coahuila, Enrique Martinez (L) and Jose Natividad Gonzalez (R) the governor of Nuevo Leon, at a meeting of U.S.- Mexico border governors in the northern Mexican city of Torreon July 14, 2005. This is Schwarzenegger's first official trip to Mexico as governor of California. (Stringer/Mexico/Reuters) TORREON, Mexico (Reuters) - A meeting in Mexico to address a vicious drugs...