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  • Reporter to Carney: Will Americans Sign Up for Obamacare Because ‘Barack Obreezy’ Says So

    12/19/2013 2:17:31 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 9 replies
    The Blaze ^ | December 18, 2013 | Becket Adams
    ".......“What do you make of some of these efforts by Obamacare supporters to reach out?” [ABC News’ Jon] Karl asked, adding “I mean, some of them — the upside-down keg stands and whatnot. I mean, is anybody going to buy health care because Barack Obreezy tells them to buy it because it’s hot?” “I think that, having not designed advertising campaigns myself, I’m not an expert,” Carney said, “but I think that people — there are efforts underway to reach potential consumers where they live, if you will, and to get them to be aware of the options available to...
  • US museum blasted for pro-Nazi mufti bio

    03/18/2009 8:53:44 PM PDT · by Nachum · 6 replies · 406+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 3/18/09 | staff
    Is the US Holocaust Memorial Museum whitewashing the biography of the Holocaust-era mufti of Jerusalem - a notorious Nazi collaborator? A watchdog group says the US Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington "seeks to exonerate Hajj Husseini from actually murdering Jews." So says Holocaust Museum Watch, an American group that seeks to expose Arab anti-Semitism, and which has a years-old dispute with the Holocaust Museum in Washington on the matter
  • Kennedy Blames Accident on Sleep Medicine

    05/04/2006 7:06:03 PM PDT · by Jean S · 635 replies · 19,040+ views
    AP ^ | 5/4/06 | ANDREW MIGA
    Rep. Patrick Kennedy (news, bio, voting record) crashed his car near the Capitol early Thursday, and a police official said he appeared intoxicated. Kennedy said he had taken sleep medication and a prescription anti-nausea drug that can cause drowsiness. Kennedy, D-R.I., addressed the issue after a spate of news reports. His initial statement said: "I consumed no alcohol prior to the incident."'Later, however, he issued a longer statement saying the attending physician for Congress had prescribed Phenergan on Tuesday to treat Kennedy's gastroenteritis.Kennedy said he returned to his Capitol Hill home on Wednesday evening after a final series of votes...
  • Olmert's family blasted as 'pacifists, army deserters'

    03/21/2006 5:10:30 PM PST · by Nachum · 16 replies · 656+ views
    WND ^ | March 21, 2006 | Aaron Klein
    JERUSALEM – With national elections here just one week away and public rhetoric noticeably heating up between politicians, some candidates and parties have been bringing the family of acting Prime Minister Ehud Olmert – running for top office – into campaign ads. In a television commercial last week, the opposition Likud party pointed out Olmert's son deserted Israeli army service and his children, including a declared pacifist, live abroad. Some ads attacked Olmert's wife, who has been active in organizations that promote the division of Jerusalem for a Palestinian state. Olmert, running as head of the newly formed Kadima party,...
  • Scientist: Comets Blasted Early Americans

    10/28/2005 6:33:11 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 48 replies · 1,824+ views
    ap on Yahoo ^ | 10/28/05 | Meg Kinnard - ap
    COLUMBIA, S.C. - A supernova could be the "quick and dirty" explanation for what may have happened to an early North American culture, a nuclear scientist here said Thursday. Richard Firestone said at the "Clovis in the Southeast" conference that he thinks "impact regions" on mammoth tusks found in Gainey, Mich., were caused by magnetic particles rich in elements like titanium and uranium. This composition, the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory scientist said, resembles rocks that were discovered on the moon and have also been found in lunar meteorites that fell to Earth about 10,000 years ago. Firestone said that, based...
  • Annan blasted for keeping his ex-adviser (document shredder guy)

    10/07/2005 9:38:29 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 5 replies · 366+ views
    ap on Yahoo ^ | 10/7/05 | Edith M. Lederer - ap
    UNITED NATIONS - The U.N. employees union has criticized Secretary-General Kofi Annan for retaining his former chief-of-staff as an adviser despite accusations the aide authorized shredding three years of files on the corrupt oil-for-food program for Iraq. The Independent Inquiry Committee led by former Federal Reserve chairman Paul Volcker criticized Iqbal Riza for giving approval to shred the documents on April 22, 2004 — a day after the U.N. Security Council authorized an investigation into the oil-for-food program. A resolution adopted by the Staff Council, the union's executive, and obtained Thursday by The Associated Press, said keeping Riza as a...
  • Loan bid for new dairy is blasted (Environazis and Angelides show 'udder' contempt for proposal)

    09/26/2005 9:21:23 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 10 replies · 412+ views
    FResno bee ^ | 9/26/05 | Mark Grossi
    A Chino family wants a state pollution-fighting loan of $8.4 million to help build a 3,200-cow dairy in Fresno County — an idea taking heavy flak from environmentalists and state Treasurer Phil Angelides. Environmentalists are appalled, saying pollution-control loans should not finance a plan to move bad air into the San Joaquin Valley. The new dairy qualifies as a major air pollution source, adding 30 tons of smog-making gas per year to one of the country's dirtiest air basins, according to the most recent estimates. Angelides wants a moratorium on such low-interest loans to dairies until after stricter air and...
  • Former cop charged in gun incident

    06/21/2005 3:34:52 PM PDT · by Excuse_My_Bellicosity · 7 replies · 362+ views
    GM Today ^ | June 20, 2005 | JAMES KOGUTKIEWICZ - GM Today Staff
    WAUKESHA - A former Oconomowoc police officer faces a disorderly conduct charge for allegedly firing a gun randomly out the window of a car he was driving during a night out drinking. A criminal complaint alleges David R. Borenz, 30, of Oconomowoc, told police he could not remember the Nov. 3 incident because he drank about 14 beers and perhaps two shots of liquor the night he went out in Oconomowoc with a friend and a fellow city police officer. Borenz’s friend allegedly was a passenger in the car and saw him drive up to an automatic teller machine at...
  • Politician's night out ends with DUI charge

    04/27/2005 4:09:29 PM PDT · by Excuse_My_Bellicosity · 44 replies · 978+ views
    The Plain Dealer ^ | Wednesday, April 27, 2005 | Mike Tobin and Gabriel Baird
    Cleveland Councilman Zack Reed, known as much for his socializing as his political stances, was arrested in the Warehouse District early Tuesday morning and charged with drunken driving. Reed, 44, said in an interview that he spent part of the night at Liquid, a trendy bar on West Sixth Street, after leaving Monday's council meeting. "I came out [of the bar], didn't go 20 feet and boom, they were on me," he said. Reed faces charges of driving under the influence of alcohol, not wearing a seat belt, driving left of center and changing lanes without signaling. Special prosecutor C....
  • CA: Fast end to S.J. probe blasted (More twists&turns-Did SJPD co-opt investigation, and why?)

    08/12/2004 8:02:49 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 5 replies · 316+ views
    Mercury News ^ | 8/12/04 | Aaron C. Davis
    San Jose police on Wednesday abruptly closed a weeklong criminal probe into alleged electronic eavesdropping in City Hall, angering the city auditor who believes his investigation into a botched technology contract may have been compromised. Police began investigating after City Auditor Gerald Silva in late July detected ``electronic fingerprints'' of several key city officials on a document connected with his probe of collusion and favoritism in the award of the $8 million networking contract. Among those officials, sources say, was Chief Information Officer Wandzia Grycz, who has since resigned after helping steer the city's networking business to Cisco Systems. But...
  • CA: Concession to prison guards blasted

    07/14/2004 4:31:51 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 3 replies · 266+ views
    Mercury News ^ | 7/14/04 | Kate Folmar
    SACRAMENTO - In exchange for delayed raises worth $108 million to the cash-strapped state, prison guards received a virtual guarantee of no layoffs for two years and greater ability for supervisors to choose when and where they work. The non-salary changes to the contract of the California Correctional Peace Officers Association amount to only a few million dollars in the state's $103 billion budget. But at least one lawmaker contends that the revisions help guards -- already under scrutiny for wielding too much sway in the state's corrections system -- consolidate their power within prison walls. ``This was supposed to...
  • U.S. Democrats blasted for Hillary Clinton snub ("total outrage" and "very stupid")

    07/14/2004 3:36:20 PM PDT · by Libloather · 48 replies · 1,288+ views ^ | 7/14/04
    U.S. Democrats blasted for Hillary Clinton snub Associated Press ALBANY, N.Y. — Failing to give Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton a prominent speaking role at the Democratic National Convention is a "total outrage" and "very stupid," the former chairwoman of the New York State Democratic Party and a major fund-raiser said Wednesday. "It's a slap in the face, not personally for Hillary Clinton, but for every woman in the Democratic Party and every woman in America," said Judith Hope. The New York Democrat said she would appeal to Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry to "correct this omission" and would send e-mails...
  • Gay Marriage! What, Are You NUTS?

    06/21/2003 1:47:48 AM PDT · by DocFarmer · 26 replies · 353+ views
    ChronWatch ^ | 21 June 2003 | Doc Farmer
    Gay Marriage! What, Are You NUTS? Posted by Doc Farmer Saturday, June 21, 2003 Our neighbours to the North--the Canadians (or, as Robin Williams described them, ''a loft apartment above a really great party'')--have come up with a new touchy-feely (Ick!) concept to make the world a better, if more bizarre place. State-recognised same-sex marriages. Now, I want to talk to all of the homosexuals out there reading this article. As a male lesbian, I can sympathize with you. Well, somewhat. And I want to ask you all a very important question. HAVE YOU LOST YOUR TINY LITTLE MINDS? I’m...
  • CA: Foster care system blasted

    01/24/2003 7:58:19 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 2 replies · 279+ views
    Sac Bee ^ | 1/24/03 | Mareva Brown
    <p>California is failing to provide its 97,000 foster children with safe and permanent homes, according to federal regulators who released a report this month documenting the state's failure in all seven areas designed to evaluate children's care.</p> <p>Among the criticisms: Too many children are being allowed to languish in foster homes instead of being returned home or matched with adoptive parents. Too many are re-victimized by their own parents or foster parents. Too many children fail to have their mental health needs met. Too many families are not provided adequate parenting help and therapy.</p>