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  • .@rhodes44: 'So I lied'

    05/06/2016 7:35:01 AM PDT · by Nachum · 18 replies
    Israel Matzav ^ | 5/6/16 | Carl in Jerusalem
    In an article appearing in this Sunday's New York Times Magazine, White House speechwriter Ben Rhodes (@rhodes44) admits what Israel supporters claimed all along: He lied to Congress in order to sell the nuclear sellout to Iran. Rhodes’s innovative campaign to sell the Iran deal is likely to be a model for how future administrations explain foreign policy to Congress and the public. The way in which most Americans have heard the story of the Iran deal presented — that the Obama administration began seriously engaging with Iranian officials in 2013 in order to take advantage of a new...
  • Ben Terris and Jabin Botsford Committed Journalistic Fraud at the Washington Post [VIDEO]

    03/13/2016 3:42:12 AM PDT · by Silly · 50 replies
    Danger and Play ^ | March 11, 2016 | Mike Cernovich
    Jabin Botsford has been ordered by Washington Post reporter Ben Terris to cover up a media hoax, we can now report. (Credit for these shocking revelations goes to this Internet sleuth.) When Michelle Fields was nudged during a Donald Trump press conference, Ben Terris blamed Trumps campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski. Fields went on the media circuit, accusing Lewandowski of assault. Her accusation was later revealed to be false. Yet the story goes deeper. The Washington Post is actively covering up the false accusation against Trumps campaign.
  • Carson says no 'path forward' after primary losses, will not attend GOP debate

    03/02/2016 11:20:35 AM PST · by Rennes Templar · 122 replies
    Fox News ^ | Mar. 2, 2016
    Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson announced Wednesday that he sees no political path forward after his Super Tuesday losses -- and will not attend the upcoming Fox News debate. I have decided not to attend the Fox News GOP Presidential Debate tomorrow night in Detroit, he said in a statement Thursday. Even though I will not be in my hometown of Detroit on Thursday, I remain deeply committed to my home nation, America. I do not see a political path forward in light of last evenings Super Tuesday primary results. However, this grassroots movement on behalf of We the People...

    10/07/2015 4:56:11 PM PDT · by entropy12 · 82 replies
    National Enquirer ^ | October 7, 2015 | Sharon Churcher
    Judging by White House wannabe Ben Carsons track record as a neurosurgeon, his presidential campaign should be declared dead on arrival! In a bombshell investigation into his medical career, The National ENQUIRER has exclusively learned the now retired doc allegedly butchered one patients brain and EVEN left a sponge in anothers skull! According to at least six malpractice lawsuits against Carson obtained by The ENQUIRER, the Republican candidate allegedly rushed patients into surgery, and brandished a scalpel like a meat cleaver!
  • Ben Carson defends research on fetal tissue

    09/16/2015 8:01:15 AM PDT · by RC one · 35 replies
    washington examiner ^ | 8/15/15 12:28 PM | Joseph Lawler (@josephlawler)
    Former pediatric neurosurgeon Dr. Ben Carson this week defended research he published in 1992 that involved fetal tissue, arguing that his use of brain tissue from aborted fetuses was not equivalent to Planned Parenthood's practice of providing specimens to third-party tissue companies after performing abortions
  • Southern Poverty Law Center places Dr. Ben Carson on its extremist watch list

    02/09/2015 9:25:52 AM PST · by servo1969 · 38 replies ^ | 2-9-2015 | Thomas Lifson
    The Southern Poverty Law Center has descended to the level of self-parody (though it has a lot of company on the left) with its posting of Dr. Ben Carson on its “extremist files” list. Dr. Carson, a world-renowned brain surgeon, has served as inspiration for generations of African-Americans, and was portrayed on screen by Cuba Gooding in the movie version of his autobiography Gifted Hands. But to SPLC, desperate to find targets and keep the donations coming in to support the lavish salaries of its executives, apparently no convoluted reasoning is too bizarre. Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson rapidly ascended...
  • Gas Tax Campaign Gets Ugly Fast (also Ben Carson and guns)

    12/06/2014 12:35:02 AM PST · by iowamark · 16 replies
    The Iowa Republican ^ | 12/6/2014 | Craig Robinson
    Its pretty clear, there is going to be a major push to raise the states gas tax during the upcoming legislative session. While that should surprise no one, I was shocked to see the over-the-top TV ad that the pro-gas tax crowd is currently using to advance the issue. Thats right, school children are going to die if we dont raise the gas tax. This outrageous ad makes all those negative ads in the U.S. Senate race look like childs play. Talk about jumping the shark. The ad begins with the claim that there are currently 5,000 deficient bridges in...
  • Cosby's Last Act

    11/24/2014 6:24:56 AM PST · by servo1969 · 27 replies ^ | 11-24-2014 | Bill Kassel
    While certainly no Tea Party icon, Bill Cosby has been a highly vocal, highly visible exponent of parental responsibility, youthful rectitude, and all-around self control. What were hearing about him lately rather weakens his message, to say the least. And thats very much to the point. Eliminating Bill Cosby as a dissident voice in the lefty atmosphere of Hollywood -- where its an article of Received Truth that the solutions to all social problems, and especially to the woes of black people, lie in government -- no doubt brings satisfaction to those who consider Cosby a right-wing pawn. But lets...
  • [Watch] Dr Ben Carson A Mistake To Bring Ebola Patients, Virus to US

    08/04/2014 6:16:28 PM PDT · by Nachum · 41 replies ^ | 8/4/14 | Rick Wells
    Dr. Ben Carson describes Ebola as a terrifying disease. He says that if it is left untreated the fatality rate is 90%; with treatment we can get that down to 50% or better. He says he is a little concerned that we are bringing it back here. We have the ability to treat it in other places. It is transmitted through bodily fluids and can survive for at least several days outside of the host. Why risk an accident that leads to spreading when we can send experts elsewhere? He said we could send a plane or equip a part...
  • Ben Carson's email >>> FWD

    06/28/2014 10:17:22 PM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 20 replies
    How's it going, Friend? Hope you're having a good Saturday. Just FYI: the lawsuit House Republicans are bringing against President Obama for ignoring the Constitution is a real threat to the White House. They're scared, Friend. We're coming after them and they know it. Dr. Carson is on our side at the end of this huge 2nd Quarter. Can you pitch in as well? Please click here to donate before midnight Monday. Thank you very much, Liesl Begin Forwarded Message From: Dr. Ben Carson (SNIP) Dear Liesl- Recent developments surrounding the IRS scandal and other national issues make it quite...
  • Officials concerned over San Francisco woman breeding and releasing rats

    06/01/2014 8:01:27 AM PDT · by shove_it · 37 replies
    KTVU ^ | 29 May 2014 | David Stevenson
    SAN FRANCISCO While authorities are trying to keep track of a San Francisco woman who was breeding rats in her room at a residential hotel and releasing them in public parks, they say their hands are tied as far as trying to stop her. She's been nicknamed "Rat Girl" by the people who've followed her behavior over the years. But officials told KTVU the situation is no laughing matter because her affection for rats could endanger her health and the health of the San Francisco public...
  • Ben Affleck Says He 'Probably' Wouldn't Like Someone if They Voted Republican

    12/09/2013 7:41:55 PM PST · by bestintxas · 67 replies
    breitbart ^ | 12/9/13 | c toto
    Ben Affleck is smart enough to know an actor taking up political causes can shatter the illusion movies are meant to conjure. Yet the Argo director and avowed liberal still sticks his foot in his mouth during a new interview with Playboy Magazine by insulting half of his audience. Seems he's not sure he can be friends with anyone who pulls the lever repeatedly for GOP politicians. The future Dark Knight (Affleck plays Batman in the upcoming Man of Steel sequel) said he can't help but consider an actor's politics while watching movies, and he takes that information to heart....

    11/09/2013 5:55:21 PM PST · by 4rcane · 28 replies This is the first time I heard of him. I'm impressed
  • Political Writers Now Blaming Shutdown on Racism - Ben Shapiro -

    10/16/2013 8:44:30 PM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 20 replies
    You Tube via Fox News ^ | 10-15-2013 | Megyn Kelly
    15 Days into the Federal Government Shutdown and the Main Stream Media is now blaming things on racism from the right. Ben Shapiro (Breitbart News Editor-at-Large) joins Megyn Kelly to weigh in with the facts.
  • Ben Carson Values Voter Summit 2013 FULL SPEECH. Carson Compares Obamacare To Slavery

    10/11/2013 1:17:01 PM PDT · by Nachum · 17 replies
    YouTube ^ | 10/1/13 | HD NEWS
    Ben Carson Values Voter Summit 2013 FULL SPEECH. obamacare slavery. Dr. Ben Carson, a conservative commentator and neurosurgeon,Ben Carson, fresh off signing a new contributor contract with Fox News, told the crowd that Obamacare is "the worst thing that has happened in this nation since slavery." In fact, Carson said, "in a way, it is slavery, because it is making all of us subservient to the government." He went to explain that the Affordable Care Act "was never about health care, it was about control." For Carson it all comes down to a quote from Vladimir Lenin, who said, "Socialized...
  • Trick or Treat? [Vanity]

    10/09/2013 6:27:51 PM PDT · by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America · 15 replies
    October 09, 2013 | Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America
    In advance of Halloween, can you guess which historic figure the IRS's Sarah Hall Ingram was mocking as she stood before Congress today?:
  • Silence No More! Defend Dr. Ben Carson From The Pro Gay Thought Police!

    03/29/2013 11:40:29 PM PDT · by Maelstorm · 31 replies ^ | March 30, 2013 | F.R. Newbrough
    Dr. Ben Carson is an inspiration by every measure. He was born in Detroit Michigan and grew up in the harsh inner city. His mother only had a third grade education but she pushed her son to excel and worked 3 jobs as a single Mom to give him and his brother a leg up even though she could barely read. He credits his Mom, God, and hard work for his success.He went from being a poor child in an inner city community with poor grades to rise to honors and then go on to medical school and now has...
  • E.T. Williams - "Toure Calls Ben Carson A Token Negro" (I love this guy.)(Video)

    03/27/2013 3:35:25 PM PDT · by servo1969 · 16 replies ^ | 3-27-2013 | E.T. Williams
    Toure Calls Ben Carson A Token Negro, Liberals don't want Blacks thinking for themselves.
  • Dr. Benjamin Carson Remarks At Conservative Action Political Conference March 16, 2013

    03/16/2013 9:05:18 AM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 4 replies
    CSPAN ^ | 3/16/2013 | CSPAN
    Dr. Benjamin Carson, director of Pediatric Neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, addressed attendees at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC). During his appearance he announced that he would be retiring from medicine.
  • Bernanke: Obama's Jewish Patsy

    01/23/2013 10:10:14 PM PST · by publius321 · 3 replies
    When the Dollar and global fiat currencies finally collapse, guess what group will get most of the blame. (Video)
  • $21,250 in stimulus each month per person until 4 million go back to work

    09/13/2012 10:33:33 PM PDT · by ExxonPatrolUs · 6 replies
    The One We Belong To ^ | 7-4-1776 | We The People
    Link to Bernanke's announcement today So... For the 150 million people in the workforce, that's $567 dollars per person per month. For the 75 million people who pay income taxes to the Federal Government, that's $1,133 per person per month. For the 23 million people looking for full-time employment, that's $3,696 dollars per person month. For the 4 million people the administration says are looking for work, that's. $21,250 dollars per person per month. The bureau of labor statistics says there are currently 3.7 million job openings. Obama's economic team had projected that 4 million more people would be working...
  • Ben Stein: Romney's a 'losing candidate'

    09/11/2012 7:03:57 AM PDT · by ExxonPatrolUs · 55 replies
    Politico ^ | ALEX BYERS
    "Mr. Romney does not have a plan to turn things around. All he's saying, and correctly so, is that Mr. Obama said he had a plan that would work and it didn't," Stein said. "But does Mr. Romney have a better plan? If he does, we haven't seen it." The former speechwriter for Presidents Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford went on to say he's not satisfied with Paul Ryan's approach to taxes. "He has bought into what I think is a bit of nonsense about supply-side economics. He has bought into the idea that by cutting taxes, you automatically spur...
  • Whoa: Ben Smith Is Leaving Politico For BuzzFeed

    12/12/2011 10:37:52 AM PST · by Nachum · 7 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 12/12/11 | Alex Alvarez
    Innnneresting news: Politicos Ben Smith is leaving the site within the next few weeks to take on a new position at BuzzFeed. At BuzzFeed, Smith will be tasked with, in his words, trying to help build the first true social news organization that is, an outfit built on the understanding that readers increasingly get and share their news on Twitter, Facebook, and other platforms. BuzzFeed, as you may know, is an aggregation site (with occasional bits of original reporting) devoted to gathering the most newsworthy, interesting and viral bits of news and entertainment
  • Full Transcript Of Ben Bernanke's "I Have No Idea Why The Economy Will Get Better But It Will"

    06/22/2011 3:40:05 PM PDT · by Nachum · 17 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 6/22/11 | Tyler Durden
    As noted in the title, for all those who wish to reread how Bernanke justifies the fact that he has no idea why the economy will improve, but it just will, damn it, here it is, complete with the full Q&A.
  • Ben Quayle: Obama is 'damaging' America

    03/02/2011 4:41:41 PM PST · by Nachum · 11 replies
    politico ^ | 3/2/11 | JENNIFER EPSTEIN |
    A freshman member of Congress who attracted national attention when he called Barack Obama the worst president ever walked back his claim a bit on Wednesday, describing him as one of the worst. Rep. Ben Quayle, an Arizona Republican and son of former Vice President Dan Quayle, said in an interview with ABC News that Obamas fiscal and foreign policies alone would put him up there in one of the worst. While campaigning in his partys primary last August, Quayle released an ad in which he called Obama the worst president in history and promised to knock the hell out...
  • Hourly Action In Gold From Trader Dan

    02/03/2011 4:43:19 PM PST · by Razzz42 · 5 replies
    Jim Sinclair's Mineset ^ | February 3, 2011 | Dan Norcini
    ...I am not sure what planet Ben is on but maybe he should take a quick peek at the CCI chart (Continuous Commodity Index) and say that with a straight face. He may be showing little alarm but rest assured many of us are showing a great deal of alarm including every person in the US that has an unfortunate habit called eating. This is not to even make mention of the fact that we have governments being toppled on account of soaring food prices. In spite of all the years of watching Central Bankers spin, dodge, weave, obfuscate and...
  • Ben Franklin Again Says It All

    12/29/2010 6:05:15 AM PST · by cougar_mccxxi · 5 replies · 3+ views
    Walter Williams Home Page ^ | c. 1700's | Ben Franklin
    "I am a mortal enemy to arbitrary government and unlimited power. I am naturally very jealous for the rights and liberties of my country, and the least encroachment of those invaluable privileges is apt to make my blood boil." --Ben Franklin Thank you Benjamin. We need more like you in today's day and age.
  • Open Letter to Ben Bernanke

    11/15/2010 12:40:55 PM PST · by Nachum · 5 replies
    wsj ^ | 11/15/10 | several economists
    The following is the text of an open letter to Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke signed by several economists, along with investors and political strategists, most of them close to Republicans: We believe the Federal Reserves large-scale asset purchase plan (so-called quantitative easing) should be reconsidered and discontinued. We do not believe such a plan is necessary or advisable under current circumstances. The planned asset purchases risk currency debasement and inflation, and we do not think they will achieve the Feds objective of promoting employment. We subscribe to your statement in the Washington Post on November 4 that the Federal...
  • Ben Bernanke under pressure to prop up US economic recovery

    When Ben Bernanke addresses the annual symposium of central bankers in Jackson Hole tomorrow he does so against arguably the most challenging backdrop in his tenure as Federal Reserve chairman. At the end of a week of gloomy reports, Bernanke faces mounting expectations from markets that the Fed will step in to prop up the US's faltering economic recovery. News of stalling business activity and dismal home sales have fanned talk of a double-dip recession at a time when all the easy options have run out. At the same time, divisions appear to be emerging among his committee of policymakers.
  • Police expected to release more info on Roethlisberger sexual assault suspicions

    03/08/2010 9:06:32 AM PST · by Perdogg · 62 replies · 342+ views
    ajc ^ | 03.08.10
    Milledgeville authorities are planning to release more details Monday afternoon about suspicious that Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger may have sexually assaulted a Georgia College & State University student last week.
  • The Quinn and Rose Weekend Thread March 5-7 Edition.

    03/05/2010 3:21:26 PM PST · by GregB · 10 replies · 605+ views
    It's going to be a busy weekend her already breaking news to follow.
  • From Jim Demint on Twitter on Ben Nelson

    12/23/2009 2:13:31 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 4 replies · 566+ views
    Ben Nelson of Nebraska switched during the roll call on earmark vote-trading, he was for it before he was against it. Also this from Demint, "Senate Democrats Vote to Continue Earmark Vote-Trading" ttp://
  • Ben Nelson: It's not fun being 60th vote!

    12/21/2009 11:28:03 AM PST · by iloveamerica1980 · 52 replies · 1,448+ views
    Dittos Rush! ^ | 12-21-09 | James
    Video: Sen. Nelson said: If you think it's fun having both sides on an issue mad at you when you're trying to do something in good faith, just think, it's like going home and getting bit by the family dog. So - who enjoys that? Well Senator, it'll be even less enjoyable when you get voted out of office, ever think about that!
  • Bernanke Foes Seek to Curtail Fed

    12/15/2009 6:49:36 PM PST · by FromLori · 2 replies · 163+ views
    WSJ ^ | 12/16/09 | SUDEEP REDDY
    Ben Bernanke is widely expected to win Senate approval for a second term as Federal Reserve chairman, but opponents are hoping to use the debate on his nomination to curtail his autonomy at the central bank. The Senate Banking Committee is poised to clear Mr. Bernanke's nomination on Thursday, sending it to the full Senate for a vote. Several lawmakers plan to use the proceedings to gain momentum for a bill that aims to subject the Fed's monetary-policy making to congressional audits. The measure, crafted by Sen. Bernie Sanders (I., Vt.), mirrors one written by Rep. Ron Paul (R., Texas)...
  • Person of the Year 2009: Ben Bernanke (I think I need a Tylenol)

    12/16/2009 5:44:49 AM PST · by bestintxas · 18 replies · 549+ views
    A bald man with a gray beard and tired eyes is sitting in his oversize Washington office, talking about the economy. He doesn't have a commanding presence. He isn't a mesmerizing speaker. He has none of the look-at-me swagger or listen-to-me charisma so common among men with oversize Washington offices. His arguments aren't partisan or ideological; they're methodical, grounded in data and the latest academic literature. When he doesn't know something, he doesn't bluster or bluff. He's professorial, which makes sense, because he spent most of his career as a professor. He is not, in other words, a typical Beltway...
  • Speaker Pelosi named finalist for Time magazine 'Person of the Year'

    12/14/2009 4:04:40 PM PST · by Sub-Driver · 109 replies · 2,700+ views
    Speaker Pelosi named finalist for Time magazine 'Person of the Year' By Jordan Fabian - 12/14/09 05:21 PM ET House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) is among the seven finalists chosen for Time magazine's annual "Person of the Year," according to media reports on Monday. Other finalists in the realm of politics include last year's winner President Barack Obama, Afghanistan commanding Gen. Stanley McChrystal and Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke. "Look, she's the first woman Speaker of the House. She's the strongest Speaker of the House in decades," Time managing editor Richard Stengel said of Pelosi on NBC's "Today" show. "She...
  • TIME's Person of the Year Announced on 'Today' Show Wednesday

    12/11/2009 1:53:32 PM PST · by Beaten Valve · 117 replies · 3,013+ views
    TV Newser ^ | December 11, 2009 | Chris Ariens
    Beginning Monday, the "Today" will begin three days of "Person of the Year" coverage with Time magazine's announcement set for Wednesday's show. Time managing editor Richard Stengel will discuss this year's top candidates and the selection process. On Wednesday, Stengel will reveal the 2009 Person of the Year.
  • The Grey Man of Ben MacDhui

    10/07/2008 3:12:57 AM PDT · by LibWhacker · 5 replies · 441+ views
    Phenomenica ^ | 10/7/08
    In the scottish highlands lies a mountain where many have felt a dread quite unlike anything else they have ever experienced. As the fogs and mists roll across the cairns, they say there lurks a creature huge and terrifying. They call it Am Fear Liath Mor, or the Big Grey Man. Some see him as an old figure in robes, a giant, or even a devil. The creature does not just threaten with a force of physical power, this beast also causes an almost suicidal sense of depression and panic in all who come near it. Ben MacDhui is the...
  • PETA Urges Ben & Jerry's To Use Human Milk

    09/24/2008 1:59:19 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 64 replies · 1,698+ views
    WNBC ^ | 9/23/08
    VERMONT -- People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals sent a letter to Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield, cofounders of Ben & Jerry's Homemade Inc., urging them to replace cow's milk they use in their ice cream products with human breast milk, according to a statement recently released by a PETA spokeswoman. "PETA's request comes in the wake of news reports that a Swiss restaurant owner will begin purchasing breast milk from nursing mothers and substituting breast milk for 75 percent of the cow's milk in the food he serves," the statement says. PETA officials say a move to human...
  • Ben and Jerry Endorse Barack Obama for President - (Let's name a new ice cream)

    02/18/2008 3:55:14 PM PST · by GeorgiaDawg32 · 148 replies · 393+ views ^ | 2/18/08 | Sam Graham-Felsen
    In honor of the below article, which I've cut and pasted so we don't give him unnecessary hits, I suggest Ben and Jerry issue a new ice cream flavor. I also suggest we name it, along with the flavor, to help them in this endeavor.. Burlington, VT Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield, co-founders of Ben and Jerrys, publically announced their endorsement of Barack Obama for President today. Joined by U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy, the former John Edwards supporters said they believe Barack Obama is the best candidate to unite America and finally tackle the challenges facing our nation. Barack...
  • Ben Stein: Gestapo Tactics Got Larry Craig

    09/04/2007 7:48:46 PM PDT · by RightOnTheLeftCoast · 308 replies · 4,793+ views
    NewsMax ^ | 4 September 07 | NewsMax
    Ben Stein: Gestapo Tactics Got Larry Craig Tuesday, September 4, 2007 7:39 PM Former Sen. Larry Craig didn't do anything illegal and was railroaded with "Gestapo tactics," says actor and commentator Ben Stein. Appearing recently on Your World With Neil Cavuto program, Stein remarked: "I don't like the idea that people are sitting in the next stall from you at a public bathroom listening to whether or not you tap your foot. This is, as I said, Gestapo tactics. Gestapo, Gestapo, Gestapo. It's not America." Stein says Craig, who was arrested June 11 by Minneapolis police and pled guilty to...
  • MO Kidnap Suspect Charged With Sodomy

    02/05/2007 4:31:34 PM PST · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 48 replies · 1,351+ views
    WFRV.COM ^ | 05 FEBRUARY 2007 | CBS
    For First Time, Officials Openly Accuse Michael Devlin Of Molesting Children (CBS News) CLAYTON, Mo. A Missouri man accused of kidnapping two boys and holding one for more than four years was charged Monday with molesting them nearly 70 times in all. The charges were the first time authorities have openly accused Michael Devlin of molesting the children. Devlin, a 41-year-old pizzeria manager who had previously been charged with two counts of kidnapping, was charged with 69 counts of forcible sodomy, all felonies and each punishable by up to life in prison. St. Louis County prosecutor Robert McCullough...
  • Osama Bin Forgotten

    09/07/2006 7:02:21 AM PDT · by shrinkermd · 13 replies · 726+ views
    Investor's Business daily ^ | 7 September 2006 | staff
    According to ABC News, officials there have granted bin Laden amnesty. As long as he leads a peaceful life, bin Laden can remain free in Pakistan, said Maj. Gen. Shaukat Sultan Khan. Reuters confirms that the Pakistani military has agreed to pull out of the tribal region along the Afghan border where bin Laden is believed to have found sanctuary. In exchange, al-Qaida and the Taliban reportedly have agreed to stop attacking military outposts reluctantly set up in response to heavy pressure from the White House. The Pakistani army is also returning captured Taliban weapons and prisoners and dismantling newly...
  • 'Big Ben' Has Surgery, Out for Thursday

    09/03/2006 3:27:48 PM PDT · by Cyclopean Squid · 109 replies · 908+ views
    (KDKA) PITTSBURGH Sources tell KDKA that Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger had surgery. KDKA has learned he had an appendectomy. Roethlisberger was absent from todays practice. Coach Bill Cowher is holding a press conference at 6pm. Tune into KDKA-TV News at 6:30pm and stay with for the latest on this developing story ( MMVI, CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved.)
  • Roethlisberger crash: It's not the lack of helmet, it's the Right-of-Way Violation! (Long Vanity)

    06/17/2006 8:24:49 PM PDT · by BlueOneGolf · 26 replies · 1,697+ views
    June 17 2006 | BlueOneGolf
    This is not a reposting of a specific Pittsburgh Tribune-Review article though parts of it and another article will be quoted here and links provided to the originals. By now most of you know the details of Steelers Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger's motorcycle accident on Monday June 12 2006. However there are some crucial facts about this incident that have been buried in the media's coverage. The bulk of the reporting has dealt with Roethlisberger's decision to (legally, mind you) not wear a helmet while operating his motorcycle. And there has been plenty of mention of his choice of bikes, the...
  • Roethlisberger injured in motorcycle accident (!!!)

    06/12/2006 8:43:49 PM PDT · by Ultra Sonic 007 · 26 replies · 597+ views ^ | 6/12/2006 | Wire Reports
    PITTSBURGH (June 12, 2006) -- Steelers star Ben Roethlisberger, the youngest quarterback to lead a team to the Super Bowl championship, broke his jaw and nose in a motorcycle crash in which he was not wearing a helmet. Four doctors operated on Roethlisberger for seven hours to treat multiple facial fractures and "all of the fractures were successfully repaired," Dr. Harry W. Sell, chairman of the surgery department at Mercy Hospital, told reporters.
  • Hamza 'had Big Ben as terror target'

    01/12/2006 12:56:09 AM PST · by LibWhacker · 2 replies · 273+ views
    Telegraph ^ | 1/12/06 | Duncan Gardham
    Abu Hamza, the Muslim preacher, had a 10-volume terrorism manual at his home which was dedicated to Osama bin Laden and featured a list of targets including Big Ben, skyscrapers, airports and football stadiums, a court heard yesterday. The Encyclopaedia of Afghani Jihad was written in Arabic between 1989 and 1999 with the help of Mujahadeen fighters in Afghanistan. Abu Hamza supporters Supporters of Abu Hamza outside court yesterday It featured sections on explosives, sabotage and assassination, the Old Bailey was told. The first volume talks of a holy war against English, French and Communist "imperialists" who protect Israel. It...
  • Notebook: Roethlisberger Injured Ankle

    11/30/2005 3:12:02 AM PST · by mcg2000 · 7 replies · 364+ views
    The Pittsburgh Tribune Review ^ | November 30, 2005 | Joe Bendel
    Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger injured his ankle in Monday night's 26-7 loss to the Colts. Roethlisberger limped noticeably after the game. "Ben kind of tweaked his ankle a little bit in the game, but I think he will be fine," Steelers coach Bill Cowher said. Roethlisberger went 17 of 26 for 133 yards with a touchdown, two interceptions and a passer rating of 58.7. He was also sacked three times.
  • Ben & Jerry's : Just Another Capitalist Like the Rest of Them

    10/20/2005 10:06:42 AM PDT · by SirLinksalot · 33 replies · 1,646+ views
    Opinion Journal ^ | 10/20/2005 | Stephen Moore
    When will trial lawyers dip their scoops into Ben & Jerry's? STEPHEN MOORE I've always prided myself on conscientiously avoiding funding anti-free-market liberal causes in America, so you won't ever catch me pouring Newman's Own oil-and-vinegar dressing on my salad. But I confess to an addiction to Ben & Jerry's Chunky Monkey and the greatest flavor ever invented in ice-creamdom, Coffee Heath Bar Crunch. So this weekend, while in Vermont to speak at the Freedom Fest sponsored by the Ethan Allen Institute, a conservative state think tank, I paid a visit to the world-famous Ben & Jerry's ice-cream factory. To...
  • Police rescue man from home with 200 rats

    09/17/2005 3:08:05 PM PDT · by Rakkasan1 · 14 replies · 563+ views
    MPLS Star & Sickle ^ | 9-17-05 | Jill Burcum
    The call to the police came in at 1 a.m. Thursday and sounded like a supermarket tabloid headline. A man in the small Iron Range town of Gilbert was being eaten alive in his home by rats, the caller said. Police needed to do something! Skepticism turned to disbelief when they responded. More than 200 black rats -- a colony originating from one pregnant pet-store type of rat that the mentally disabled man had taken in -- had overrun the small house.