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  • Worst rollout of the year? Ohio candidate owes $1 million in back taxes

    12/04/2013 1:38:32 PM PST · by markomalley · 12 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 12/4/2013 | REID WILSON
    “Historians and pundits always say that the first real decision a governor makes is the one of running mate,” Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald, Ohio Democrats’ likely nominee for governor next year, wrote to supporters when he announced he had chosen state Sen. Eric Kearney (D) as his running mate. FitzGerald may be starting to wish voters weren’t paying attention to his first gubernatorial decision. That’s because, in the two weeks since joining the ticket, Kearney has been under almost constant barrage for owing back taxes to the Internal Revenue Service. And the campaign’s response to the revelations about their...
  • Palin: National debt is ‘like slavery’

    11/12/2013 6:35:42 AM PST · by Cringing Negativism Network · 16 replies
    Washington Post ^ | November 11 at 10:31 am | Aaron Blake
    "Our free stuff today is being paid for by taking money from our children and borrowing from China," the former Alaska governor and 2008 GOP vice presidential candidate said at a Faith and Freedom Coalition fundraiser Saturday night, according to the Des Moines Register. http://www.desmoinesregister.com/article/20131110/NEWS09/311100047/Palin-compares-federal-debt-to-slavery-at-Iowa-dinner?Frontpage&nclick_check=1
  • Wal-Mart pushes 'made in America' at summit

    11/03/2013 5:49:14 AM PST · by Cringing Negativism Network · 31 replies
    AP ^ | Aug. 22, 2013 5:02 PM EDT | ANNE D'INNOCENZIO and MIKE SCHNEIDER
    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Wal-Mart Stores Inc. spearheaded an effort Thursday to bring together retailers, suppliers and government officials so they can figure out how to bring more manufacturing jobs to the United States. (please see article at http://bigstory.ap.org/article/wal-mart-set-hold-made-america-meeting?utm_source=taboola)
  • Back Door Gun Control Moves Forward

    10/29/2013 7:52:32 AM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 30 replies
    New Zeal ^ | 10-29-2013 | Terresa Monroe-Hamilton
    There are numerous alarming reasons why the US government and the military have been buying up all the ammo. Here’s one of them. Obama and the EPA just shut down the last lead smelting plant in the US. They raised the EPA regulations by 10 fold and it would have cost the plant $100 million to comply. You can own all the guns you want, but if you can’t get ammo, you are out of luck. Remember when Obama promised his minions that he was working on gun control behind the scenes? Welcome to it. Now, all domestic mined lead...
  • Stem cells: Living adult tissue transformed back into embryo state

    09/12/2013 12:22:25 AM PDT · by Lonely Bull · 6 replies
    BBC News ^ | 11 September 2013 | James Gallagher
    The living tissue inside an animal has been regressed back into an embryonic state for the first time, Spanish researchers say. They believe it could lead to new ways of repairing the body, for example after a heart attack. However, the study published in the journal Nature, showed the technique led to tumours forming in mice. Stem cell experts said it was a "cool" study, but would need to be much more controlled before leading to therapies.
  • O'Donnell: IRS 'Set Up A Back Door' for Political Opponents to Access Tax Records

    07/22/2013 10:58:09 PM PDT · by Nachum · 13 replies
    National Review Online ^ | 7/22/13 | Lindsey Grudnick
    Christine O’Donnell, the former Tea Party–backed Senate candidate from Delaware, was interviewed on Sean Hannity’s radio program today about the renewed investigation into whether she was targeted by the IRS during her 2010 campaign. She alleges that the IRS “set up a back door for people working in partisan offices to get into the IRS database” and use confidential tax information to influence elections. On the day she announced her 2010 Senate bid, O’Donnell said, the IRS erroneously issued a tax lien against her on a home she didn’t own anymore, which held that she owed the government $12,000. While
  • Fighting Back: How to fight the radicals who play by the “Rules for Radicals”

    03/21/2013 6:29:07 PM PDT · by Nachum · 20 replies
    Nachum ^ | 3/21/13 | Nachum
    Fighting Back: How to fight the radicals who play by the “Rules for Radicals” Here is the complete list from Alinsky. * RULE 1: “Power is not only what you have, but what the enemy thinks you have.” Power is derived from 2 main sources – money and people. “Have-Nots” must build power from flesh and blood. (These are two things of which there is a plentiful supply. Government and corporations always have a difficult time appealing to people, and usually do so almost exclusively with economic arguments.)  Rule 1: Radicals are your enemy.  They think you have power over...
  • Get Public Schools AWAY from Your Kids

    03/05/2013 1:16:09 PM PST · by publius321 · 5 replies
    Don't just get your Kids out of Public Schools. Get the public schools out of Your State. The very Concept of public schools is Obsolete... (video)
  • Ever have back trouble? (ICR 'That's a Fact' video 1:15 mins)

    01/30/2013 8:04:48 AM PST · by fishtank · 2 replies
    Institute for Creation Research ^ | Nov. 17, 2012 | ICR
    "Ever have back troubles? Evolutionists would have you think that the root of back pain comes from evolutionary ancestors. But the fact of the matter is, two legs or four, we all get back troubles."
  • Interviewer to Obama: 'We Got You, We Got Your Back', "We’re still fired up."

    10/10/2012 8:58:41 PM PDT · by Nachum · 18 replies
    Weekly Standard ^ | 10/10/12 | DANIEL HALPER
    Barack Obama has been known to do an easy interview every once and a while, but his latest radio interview might top them all. In the interview, conducted by Tom Joyner and Sybil Wilkes, President Obama is told, "We got you, we got your back." The two interviewers flatter the president, as he in turns gives them a pep talk, telling them not to give up. Here's an excerpt: BARACK OBAMA: You were around in 2008. TOM JOYNER: Oh, yeah. BARACK OBAMA: How many times did everybody say that somehow we weren’t going to win. SYBIL WILKES: Yeah. TOM JOYNER:...
  • Gunfight Rules (video)

    09/01/2012 6:47:06 AM PDT · by real saxophonist · 5 replies
    YouTube ^ | 29 Aug 12 | James Yeager
    Another great video from Yeager.
  • In Netanyahu Meeting, Obama Says 'The United States Will Always Have Israel's Back.'

    03/05/2012 8:11:22 AM PST · by Nachum · 52 replies
    abc ^ | 4/6/12 | ap
    In Netanyahu meeting, Obama says 'the United States will always have Israel's back.'
  • Erdogan walks it back

    09/11/2011 8:08:28 AM PDT · by Nachum · 4 replies
    The New York Times reports that President Obama and 'moderate' 'Palestinian' President Mahmoud Abbas Abu Mazen have not spoken since February. Among the very first foreign leaders President Obama called after entering the Oval Office on Jan. 21, 2009, was the president of the Palestinian Authority, Mahmoud Abbas. The last time the two men spoke was in February, when Mr. Obama failed, in an awkward, 55-minute phone conversation, to persuade Mr. Abbas not to go to the United Nations to condemn Israel for building Jewish settlements. The 25 months between those calls demonstrate how Mr. Obama’s relationship with Mr. Abbas...
  • Perry hits back: Obama’s policies are ‘dumb’

    08/31/2011 9:28:05 AM PDT · by Nachum · 42 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 8/31/11 | Caroline May
    On Sean Hannity’s radio show Tuesday, Texas Gov. Rick Perry defended himself against attacks that he is “dumb,” claiming what is really dumb is how the U.S. economy has worsened under President Obama. “It’s kind of the same old attacks they made on [Ronald] Reagan and I guess every prominent, effective conservative,” Perry told Hannity’s audience. “And the better we do down here in Texas, the more they are going to attack us. That’s fine.” “I think my record is going to stand the scrutiny of time across the country,” Perry added, noting Texas’ economic strength. His state has created...
  • Christine O’Donnell Fires Back At Sen. McCain For Insulting Her On Senate Floor

    07/28/2011 9:47:13 AM PDT · by Nachum · 124 replies · 1+ views
    Mediaite ^ | 7/28/11 | Frances Martel
    In a fit of anti-Tea Party rage, Sen. John McCain tossed a media exposure lifesaver out to former Delaware senatorial candidate Christine O’Donnell, insulting the Tea Party for having launched her to the Republican nomination. O’Donnell graciously accepted the opportunity to make headlines once again, releasing as epic a statement as we haven’t seen since the Homeric tribute to Newt Gingrich last May. Needless to say, being dismissed as a crazy candidate did not sit well with the Senate hopeful known mostly for having to clarify whether or not she was a witch. In a short and sweet statement, she...
  • Pelosi steps back into limelight

    05/27/2011 4:57:41 PM PDT · by Nachum · 17 replies
    The Hill ^ | 5/27/11 | Mike Lillis
    The Democrats’ upset victory in a special House election this week has stimulated hopes the party can retake the chamber and triggered speculation about what kind of role Pelosi will play in the 2012 elections. During a press conference on Thursday, a beaming and re-energized Pelosi said, “We had a spectacular election in New York-26.” Pelosi was frequently cited as one of the most powerful Speakers until the historic GOP wave of 2010 stripped her of her gavel. As she withdrew from the media’s eye, House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer’s (D-Md.) political stock rose.
  • Obama: Al-Qaeda should watch its back

    05/21/2011 5:35:39 AM PDT · by South40 · 42 replies · 1+ views
    YahooNews (AFP) ^ | 5/20/2011
    LANGLEY, Virginia (AFP) – President Barack Obama warned Friday Al-Qaeda members must watch their backs, as the United States acts on a trove of intelligence seized from Osama bin Laden's compound.((snip))"We're going to pursue every lead. We are going to go wherever it takes us. We're going to finish the job. We're going to defeat Al-Qaeda," Obama said.
  • Should Israel Pull Back to '67 Borders to Create Palestinian State?

    President Obama on Thursday endorsed Palestinians' demand for their own state based on borders that existed before the 1967 Middle East war. The move comes ahead of Isreali Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech next week to a joint session of Congress. Do you agree with Obama's decision? Share your thoughts, answer our question then click "Leave a Comment." Should Israel Pull Back to '67 Borders to Create Palestinian State?
  • Obama Campaign Hawks Birth Certificate T-Shirt

    05/18/2011 11:06:36 AM PDT · by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! · 58 replies
    abcnews.com ^ | May 18, 2011 1:03 PM | ABC News Senior White House Correspondent Jake Tapper and the ABC News White House team.
    Obama Campaign Hawks Birth Certificate T-Shirt, Campaign Claims Its A “Mobile Version” of Truth Squad to Refute Birther Book President Obama’s 2012 presidential campaign today started selling “Made in the USA” t-shirts featuring images of both President Obama and the long-form birth certificate he released copies of last month. “Wear your support for this campaign with an official Made in the USA T-shirt,” his website advertises. Donate $25 or more today and we'll send you your limited-edition shirt. Coffee-mugs are also available. “Remember ‘fight the smears’ from the 2008 campaign?” asked campaign spokesman Ben LaBolt. “This is the mobile version...
  • Libya Strikes Back, Hits NATO Warship

    05/17/2011 3:19:47 PM PDT · by Nachum · 28 replies
    zero hedge ^ | 5/17/11 | Susan Jones
    From The Arizona Republic: Arizona may not wait for the federal government to finish building a fence along its 370-mile border with Mexico. A new law that goes into effect July 20 allows the state to build the fence itself, as long as it can raise enough private donations and get permission to build on federal, Indian, and privately owned land along the border. State Sen. Steve Smith, R-Maricopa, who sponsored the legislation, was meeting with Gov. Jan Brewer's staff Tuesday to discuss logistics. Speaking in El Paso, Texas, last week President Obama said the border fence is "now basically...
  • Unions at It Again: D.C. Being Made to Hire Back Fired Teachers

    02/21/2011 11:12:44 AM PST · by Nachum · 12 replies
    Heritage Foundation ^ | 2.21.11 | Rachel Sheffield
    “Will the unions help keep poor teachers from returning to the classroom?” asked Saturday’s Washington Post, reminding us that union intransigience stretches from Madison,WI to Washington, D.C. An independent arbitrator recently ruled that D.C. Public Schools will be required to hire back 75 teachers fired during Michelle Rhee’s tenure. On top of this, D.C. will also be required to pay two years in back wages, costing the city approximately $7.5 million. Although the dismissed teachers were still in their probationary period, arbitrator Charles Feigenbaum claims that they were
  • Report: Sadat's Killer back in Cairo

    02/17/2011 9:14:21 PM PST · by Nachum · 7 replies
    Twitter ^ | 2/17/11 | Nachum
    As posted on Twitter: Anthony G. Martin @welshman007 Anthony G. Martin Later, folks--by the way, my news alert is ominous--the man who was banned after Sadat's murder is now back in Cairo!! Islamic EXTREMISM!
  • Former contractor says FBI put back door in OpenBSD

    12/15/2010 11:59:49 AM PST · by LibWhacker · 26 replies
    ComputerWorld ^ | 12/15/10 | Robert McMillan
    A former government contractor says that the FBI installed a number of back doors into the encryption software used by the OpenBSD operating system. The allegations were made public Tuesday by Theo de Raadt, the lead developer in the OpenBSD project. DeRaadt posted an e-mail sent by the former contractor, Gregory Perry, so that the matter could be publicly scrutinized. "The mail came in privately from a person I have not talked to for nearly 10 years," he wrote in his a posting to an OpenBSD discussion list. "I refuse to become part of such a conspiracy, and will not...
  • "We gotta have middle class families up in front"

    10/25/2010 5:30:29 PM PDT · by Hotdog · 27 replies
    10-26-2010 | Myself
    This guy (Obama) is really sick...as our "elected" president...I haven't heard that phrase (sit in the back) since I was a kid...at least never heard it as a direct and meaningful statement...but there he goes...pouring gas on a fire that we have been honestly trying to but out since the '40s...well, Mr president...you have exposed yourself (and I knew it would only be a matter of time)... I typed a lot more but stopped and erased...I'll keep it simple...you (Mr President) have drawn the line in the sand...it appears because I'm Independent and lean Republican I might be able to...
  • How a Poorer America Is Holding Back the Recovery

    09/16/2010 7:12:22 PM PDT · by Nachum · 20 replies
    AOL News ^ | 9/16/10 | Joseph Schuman
    The nation's epidemic unemployment knocked nearly 4 million more Americans into poverty last year, swelling the ranks of the poor to the largest number in at least half a century. And if the depth of the pain wrought by the financial crisis is already familiar, what's emerging is a new picture of how that pain has undermined the economic recovery and complicated government efforts to get the country back on track.
  • Personal After-action Report: 8-28 Restoring Honor Rally

    08/30/2010 6:49:05 AM PDT · by paterfamilias · 36 replies
    30 August 2010 | me
    It was a great day. First of all, I'm no expert at crowd estimates, but one thing to bear in mind when looking at the aerial photos is that under the dense trees all along the reflecting pool, there were wall-to-wall people sitting in the shade; if you wanted to go to the head (the portable johns were along the walkway), you needed to pick your way through the densely packed crowd. None of those people are visible from the aerial photos. Here's a capsule of the crowd: A young couple from Pittsburgh behind us with their 4 well-behaved kids...
  • Obama: Choice between moving ahead or back

    07/08/2010 5:48:48 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 59 replies
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 7/8/10 | Erica Werner - ap
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – President Barack Obama on Thursday cast upcoming elections as a choice between the party that caused the economic meltdown and the one that's fixing it, seizing on a populist, sharply partisan theme for the critical November midterms. "We don't have to guess how the other party will govern because we're still living with the results from the last time they governed," Obama said at a fundraiser for Missouri Democratic Senate hopeful Robin Carnahan in Kansas City. "It's a choice between falling backward and moving forward." Helped by recent gaffes by Republicans, Obama has arrived at the...
  • Bangkok in flames as protesters refuse to back down

    05/19/2010 3:15:14 PM PDT · by bruinbirdman · 58 replies · 1,266+ views
    The Telegraph ^ | 5/19/2010 | Damien McElroy and Ian MacKinnon in Bangkok
    government admits it lost control when protesters set fire to key buildings in the city following a day of running battles with troops which left 12 dead and 60 injured. Flames rise from the burning city hall which was set on fire by red shirt protesters Rioters set fires at the stock exchange, electricity headquarters, banks and government offices. Siam Theatre, a much loved city institution, collapsed in flames. Hundreds of people had to be rescued from the burning headquarters of Channel 3 television. The death toll since fresh outbreaks of violence on Thursday now stands at 51. The government...
  • Kagan and Obama Go Way Back

    05/10/2010 9:45:58 AM PDT · by Nachum · 11 replies · 355+ views
    nbc chicago ^ | 5/10/10 | ANDREW GREINER
    If Elena Kagan had her way, Barack Obama might never have become president. The current Solicitor General and soon-to-be Supreme Court Justice tried her best to woo Obama to a life in academia when the two worked at the University of Chicago, according to MSNBC's First Read. Kagan joined the staff there in 1991 and won tenure in 1995. Obama was a part-time lecturer there between 1992 and 2004, when he was elected to the U.S. Senate, but according to reports she tried to convice him to pursue a tenure track.
  • The Fight-Back Begins

    04/24/2010 7:27:08 AM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 10 replies · 939+ views
    Canada Free Press ^ | April 24, 2010 | Barry Napier
    A sudden uprising from the moguls of enterprise threatens to disrupt, if not demolish, Obama’s fake green plans for the world. The Sierra Club and other socialist despots have been bringing ‘vexatious and frivolous’ law cases against normal businesses for a long time, with Democratic approval. Al Gore used the same tactic in his run-up to the vice presidential elections. The Democrat rat-pack did the same recently to Sarah Palin, bringing malicious and unfounded accusations against her. The idea is to weaken opposition with continuous litigation, even though their cases are flimsy and stupid. The idea is not to win,...
  • Drudge Breaking News 'CAP AND TAX' IS BACK! Senate climate bill to be unveiled April 26...

    04/16/2010 9:31:59 PM PDT · by Steelers6 · 65 replies · 2,024+ views
    Drudge Report/Reuters ^ | April 16, 2010 | Richard Cowan
    US Senate climate bill to be unveiled April 26 15 Apr 2010 22:04:19 GMT * Backers hope for Senate vote in June or July * Measure could affect states' climate control activities (Adds reaction from American Petroleum Institute) By Richard Cowan WASHINGTON, April 15 (Reuters) - A long-awaited compromise bill to reduce U.S. emissions of carbon dioxide and other gases blamed for global warming will be unveiled by a group of senators on April 26, sources said on Thursday. The legislative language to be sketched out in 11 days, according to government and environmental sources, is being drafted by Democratic...
  • Take It Back (New Parody Song)

    04/12/2010 5:25:49 AM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 5 replies · 373+ views
    http://www.youtube.com/user/DCCRA
  • Back From The Dead: 56-Year-Old Man Brought Back To Life After 47 Minutes

    11/24/2009 10:37:16 AM PST · by iowamark · 18 replies · 1,747+ views
    WCBS TV ^ | Nov 24, 2009 | CBS
    56-Year-Old Man Brought Back To Life After 47 Minutes, 4,500 Chest Compressions And 8 Zaps With Defibrillator Staff At New York Presbyterian Hospital Pulls Off True Medical Miracle Joe Tiralosi came back to life after being dead for 47 minutes thanks to a tireless effort from a team of physicians at New York Presbyterian Hospital. CBS 2 HD recently met a Brooklyn man who lived after his heart quit for 47 minutes, and it's all thanks to a team of doctors who refused to give up until they brought him back from the dead. "These doctors did not stop," Joe...
  • Rangel tells Obama to back off of local politics

    09/29/2009 12:51:41 PM PDT · by Nachum · 24 replies · 735+ views
    cnn ^ | 9/29/09 | Alexander Mooney
    (CNN) – Rep. Charlie Rangel, D-New York, is making it known he's not happy with President Obama's recent meddling in the state's 2010 gubernatorial race. "The whole thing to me was not presidential," Rangel told the New York Daily News over the weekend. "It wasn't good for the president, and it wasn't good for the governor." The comments came a week after the New York Times reported that administration officials had asked New York Rep. Gregory Meeks to convey to embattled Gov. David Paterson that Obama would prefer he not run for re-election next year.
  • White House Fires Back After Cheney Calls CIA Probe 'Political'

    08/31/2009 12:27:31 PM PDT · by Nachum · 24 replies · 1,589+ views
    Fox ^ | 8/31/09 | staff
    The White House on Monday fired back after former Vice President Dick Cheney called the Obama administration's decision to open a probe into alleged CIA abuses an "outrageous political act." White House Press Secretary Roberts Gibbs broadly dismissed Cheney's comments on "FOX News Sunday" as typical and unfounded.
  • Swedish daily hits back at critics of IDF organ harvest story

    08/19/2009 7:15:05 PM PDT · by Nachum · 8 replies · 1,018+ views
    HaAretz ^ | 8/19/09 | Assaf Uni and Barak Ravid
    A Swedish newspaper provoked outrage in Israel and drew condemnation from Sweden's ambassador on Wednesday after it ran a story on transplant organ theft, a report an Israeli official branded anti-Semitic "hate porn". The editor of Aftonbladet, Sweden's largest daily newspaper, hit back hard, at both Israel and at the Swedish envoy for attacking his paper's coverage.
  • Has Anyone Had Experience with Sciatica?

    04/04/2009 4:59:24 AM PDT · by MetsJetsandNets · 67 replies · 1,791+ views
    April 4, 2009 | MetsJetsandNets
    I'm in the midst of my first bout with sciatica and would enjoy hearing from any Freepers that have been through it and have some home remedy tips. A bit of background...I've suffered broken bones, had plates and screws and even a bone graft, but the pain from the sciatica matches any of that. It travels across my right buttock, down my thigh, encircles my knees and deadens my leg from the knee down. I can't lie on my back, sitting is difficult. Lying on my left side provides the best relief. The doctor prescribed prednisone for inflammation, tiazidine as...
  • Obama Look-Alike Becomes Indonesia TV Star

    01/24/2009 5:39:46 AM PST · by DBCJR · 6 replies · 192+ views
    Fox News ^ | Tuesday, January 20, 2009
    It's Ilham Anas, an Indonesian magazine photographer who bears a striking resemblance to the president-elect. The 34-year-old is now collecting paychecks as an Obama look-alike. "At first my nose and eyes made me self-conscious, but now I think they are God's blessing," Ilham Anas told the Associated Press. Like Obama, Anas is of American and Kenyan descent. His new life as an Obama double started after the November 2008 election. "My colleagues played a practical joke on me -- they made me wear a suit, a tie, and took pictures of me posing as Obama," Anas told Reuters. ... Now,...
  • 'Mac is Back', roars fired-up McCain

    11/02/2008 5:38:26 PM PST · by PureSolace · 7 replies · 565+ views
    ABC News ^ | Nov. 2nd, 2008 | AFP
    Republican John McCain boldly declared "Mac is Back" as he predicted victory in his election race with Democrat Barack Obama at a rally in the battleground state of Pennsylvania. The fired-up 72-year-old Arizona senator, who is trailing Senator Obama in polls, renewed his attacks on his opponent's patriotism and tax plans in a rally before several hundred supporters crammed into a school gymnasium. "I've been in a lot of campaigns, I know when momentum is there. We're going to win Pennsylvania, we're going to win this election," Senator McCain said. "I sense it, I feel it, I know it. "I...
  • The King of Bahrain Wants the Jews Back

    08/14/2008 5:09:40 PM PDT · by Nachum · 18 replies · 124+ views
    Arutz 7 ^ | 8-14-08 | Nissan Ratzlav-Katz
    (IsraelNN.com) The king of Bahrain, King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa, called this week for the Jews who emigrated from the Gulf nation to return. Natan Aloof, one of the veteran immigrants to Israel from Bahrain, responds to the royal call. Last week, King Al-Khalifa and Bahraini Prime Minister Shaikh Khalifa Bin Salman Al Khalifa met in London with a group of expatriate Bahraini Jews who currently live in the United Kingdom. The meeting was highly unusual for an Arab monarch, although, in May of this year, King Al-Khalifa became the only Arab ruler to appoint a Jewish woman as an...
  • Call Congress Back, Madam Speaker

    08/14/2008 2:53:53 PM PDT · by Maelstorm · 7 replies · 159+ views
    http://www.callbackcongress.com/ ^ | August 2008 | Eric Cantor
    Click Below to sign the petitionhttp://www.callbackcongress.com/
  • Parents question why Ozark police used stun gun on injured son (teen had broken back)

    07/25/2008 1:43:02 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 49 replies · 154+ views
    KY3.com ^ | 7/24/08 | Sara Sheffield
    OZARK, Mo. -- A family wants answers about what happened to their son that left him hospitalized. Early Saturday morning, police found Mace Hutchinson, 16, underneath the Highway F overpass over U.S. 65. Mace ended up in intensive care at a hospital. His parents believe the actions of Ozark police officers contributed to his injuries and slowed doctors’ abilities to speed his recovery. “We called the police. My wife was afraid he was going to get ran over or hit,” said witness Doug Messersmith. Messersmith and his wife were the last known people to see 16-year-old boy walking, shortly before...
  • Adult Stem Cells Help Repair Man's Back

    06/30/2008 10:04:48 PM PDT · by Coleus · 1 replies · 121+ views
    Citizen Link ^ | 06.09.08
    A spinal surgeon in Aurora, Colo., recently performed what's being called the first disc surgery in the United States using adult stem cells to help repair a man's injured lower back. "Stem cells have shown great promise over the past three years for treating back pain," Dr. Jeffrey Kleiner said. "In combination with the diskectomy, we hope to offer patients long-term relief from their back pain and to decrease their risk of needing additional surgeries." Adult stem cells have been injected into patients' backs and joints to promote tissue growth, but this is the first time stem cells have been...
  • Putting The Clock Back 10,000 Years (UK)

    02/03/2008 4:40:56 PM PST · by blam · 20 replies · 157+ views
    Hoovers - WDP ^ | 2-3-2008 | Western Daily Press
    Putting the clock back 10,000 years 02/02/2008 12:29:48 AM EST WESTERN DAILY PRESS Chock-full of famous Roman Baths, Celtic kings, Georgian crescents and Jane Austen, the history of Bath already ran to quite a weighty tome. But archaeologists admitted yesterday that two new chapters would have to be written after amazing discoveries made while a new sewer was being dug. At the very depths of the site of a new GBP350 million shopping centre in the heart of the ancient city, archaeologists found new evidence that extends the history of the city thousands of years further back. The archaeologists found...
  • America Supports You: Group Gets Injured Troops Back in the Game

    09/04/2007 4:41:42 PM PDT · by SandRat · 125+ views
    America Supports You ^ | Samantha L. Quigley
    WASHINGTON, Sept. 4, 2007 – A Maryland-based group is out to show severely wounded servicemembers they’ve still got game through the Wounded Warrior Disabled Sports Project. Jason Beakes holds a prosthetic leg for Army Sgt. Brandon Huff at the end of the day’s runs at Dickerson Whitewater Course, in Dickerson, Md., March 12, 2005. Beakes, a champion whitewater kayaker, volunteers with Team River Runner, teaching kayaking to disabled veterans at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. Photo by Neil Hermansdorfer  (Click photo for screen-resolution image);high-resolution image available. “The idea for the program is to … get these guys active as soon...
  • America Supports You: Group’s Mission is About Giving Back

    06/08/2007 4:39:13 PM PDT · by SandRat · 1 replies · 174+ views
    America Supports You ^ | Samantha L. Quigley
    WASHINGTON, June 8, 2007 – For one Connecticut troop-support group, it’s all about giving back to those who sacrifice so much for their country and making sure servicemembers know those at home care. Servicemembers enjoy their Hawaiian luau compliments of Give2TheTroops. The organization sends care packages and letters to troops serving in combat zones around the world, and makes every effort to fulfill special requests, such as the luau. Courtesy photo  (Click photo for screen-resolution image);high-resolution image available. In fulfilling its mission, “Give2TheTroops” works to support the physical, moral and spiritual well-being of servicemembers deployed to combat zones around the...
  • Bush sees tensions between Russia, West

    05/21/2007 8:26:55 PM PDT · by Flavius · 16 replies · 588+ views
    herald sun ^ | 5/22/07 | From correspondents in Washington
    US President George W Bush said today a lot of tensions exist between the West and Russia and voiced scepticism about Russia's path to democracy under President Vladimir Putin. "My message to Vladimir Putin is there's a better way forward, and your interests lie in the West, and we ought to be working together in a collaborative way," Mr Bush said. Mr Putin came close to comparing the United States to the Third Reich recently and Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice tried to cool the harsh rhetoric in a visit to Moscow.
  • IP bounce back after attack

    03/02/2007 8:27:07 PM PST · by SandRat · 5 replies · 323+ views
    Multi-National Forces-Iraq ^ | Spc. Chris McCann
    Ahmed Abdul-Azal (right), an Iraqi national policeman, pounds a new steel post into the ground for concertina wire around Checkpoint 34, an outpost on a major Iraqi highway known as Route Tampa, during reconstruction efforts Feb. 26 after the checkpoint was heavily damaged by a coordinated attack by terrorists two days before. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Chris McCann CAMP STRIKER -- A savage attack on an Iraqi National Police checkpoint on the Iraqi highway known as Route Tampa that left eight policemen dead and wounded several others on Feb. 23 left scars on buildings and Iraqis alike, but did...
  • VANITY: IS THERE A RADIOLOGIST IN THE HOUSE? MY MRI LOOKS LIKE THIS...

    12/18/2006 1:44:56 PM PST · by RaceBannon · 92 replies · 3,073+ views
    self | 12/18/2006 | racebannon
    Any Radiologists online? Can you read an MRI?
  • Outback Cracks Under Assault Of The Big Dry

    12/10/2006 4:55:42 PM PST · by blam · 6 replies · 843+ views
    The Guardian (UK) ^ | 12-10-2006 | Phil Mercer
    Outback cracks under assault of the Big Dry Five years of drought have left Australian land parched and towns on the verge of economic ruin Phil Mercer in Sydney Sunday December 10, 2006 The Observer (UK) A farmer moves his sheep in search of food in drought-stricken New South Wales, Australia. Photograph: David Gray/Reuters Drought has plunged one of Australia's most famous outback towns to the brink of social and economic collapse. Bourke - heralded as the 'Real Gateway to the Outback' - faces oblivion. Five years of drought has left Bourke facing its worst crisis. Little wonder Australians are...