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  • Dan Rather Pens Message of Hope in Light of Trump Election:

    11/11/2016 5:43:49 PM PST · by mdittmar · 31 replies
    yahoo ^ | November 11, 2016 | The Hollywood Reporter
    Dan Rather took to Facebook on Friday to offer words of wisdom and hope as he reflected on the end of an election "with its bitter partisan divide and often irresponsible rhetoric, that threatens to crumble some of the foundations of our democratic institutions."
  • Obama to hold year-end news conference Friday before...Hawaii vacation [Live Thread]

    12/18/2015 1:40:40 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 43 replies
    ....Obama is preparing to take questions from reporters at the White House before starting his annual Hawaii vacation. The White House says Obama will hold his traditional year-end news conference on Friday afternoon. Then the president will depart for San Bernardino, California, where he plans to meet with families of the 14 victims of the recent mass shooting. Obama doesn't plan any public appearances while in California.
  • US Expects Israeli Pledge to Two-States to Continue

    04/27/2015 11:18:39 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 18 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 27/4/15 | Cynthia Blank
    US Undersecretary of State Wendy Sherman had a harsh message for American Jewish leaders on Monday. Sherman warned them that if the new Israeli government does not demonstrate a strong commitment to the two-state solution, the US will have trouble assisting it in efforts to halt international initiatives at the United Nations. Speaking at a conference of the Reform Movement in the United States, Sherman insisted the US government has "always had Israel's back in the international arena, even when it meant standing alone. This will continue to be the case." But, she continued, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu's actions prior...
  • The ever verbose and ridiculous Bill Clinton

    07/18/2014 7:37:52 AM PDT · by rktman · 15 replies ^ | 7/18/2014 | Carol Brown
    The headline reads: Bill Clinton warns Israel on 'isolating itself from world opinion' New Delhi (AFP) - Former US president Bill Clinton has warned Israel about "isolating itself from world opinion" due to repeated conflicts in Gaza after four children were killed on a beach in the latest violence.
  • Obama delivers remarks in Brussels, Belgium -Live-

    03/26/2014 10:23:10 AM PDT · by LeoWindhorse · 39 replies
    Fox News Live Player ^ | Mar. 26 , 2014 | Fox News
    Obama delivers remarks in Brussels Belgium
  • David Stockman Explains The Keynesian State-Wreck Ahead - Sundown In America

    10/05/2013 7:12:33 PM PDT · by RKBA Democrat · 21 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 10-5-13 | David Stockman
    David Stockman, author of The Great Deformation, summarizes the last quarter century thus: What has been growing is the wealth of the rich, the remit of the state, the girth of Wall Street, the debt burden of the people, the prosperity of the beltway and the sway of the three great branches of government - that is, the warfare state, the welfare state and the central bank... What is flailing is the vast expanse of the Main Street economy where the great majority have experienced stagnant living standards, rising job insecurity, failure to accumulate material savings, rapidly approach old age...
  • Obama to Promote Nuclear-Free World in Berlin Speech [Panty Waist on Parade!]

    06/19/2013 1:38:23 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 23 replies
    ... Obama is set to lay out his vision for advancing toward a world free of nuclear weapons during a speech Wednesday at the historic Brandenburg Gate in Berlin. A senior administration official says Mr. Obama will propose the United States and Russia cut their number of strategic nuclear warheads by up to one third below the level agreed to in a 2009 treaty. That pact, called the New START agreement, calls for the two countries to reduce their arsenal to 1,550 deployed strategic warheads by 2018.
  • North Korea 'finishes missile launch preparations' and warns foreigners to evacuate South

    04/09/2013 5:00:00 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 60 replies
    Express ^ | April 9, 2013
    North Korea 'finishes missile launch preparations' and warns foreigners to evacuate South NORTH Korea has completed preparations for a mid-range missile launch from its east coast, officials in Seoul have revealed just hours after foreigners living in South Korea were warned to quit the country. North Korea's Asia-Pacific Peace Committee said in a statement monitored in Seoul that foreign nationals should find out in advance where they can take shelter as well as examine evacuation plans to leave the country. "We do not wish harm on foreigners in South Korea should there be a war," said the KCNA news agency,...
  • Drudge: President will deliver speech to nation... Developing... (NOT AGAIN!!?)

    04/10/2011 3:33:32 PM PDT · by Recovering_Democrat · 90 replies
    Drudge Report ^ | 4/10/11
    ...Presidential adviser David Plouffe said Obama has long been committed to finding ways for the nation to spend within its means....

    10/22/2010 5:45:14 AM PDT · by Lucky9teen · 76 replies
    Blatherskites, mark this day on your calendar. For today is Babbling Day. This isn't a day to remain silent. Tell everyone you know about this special day. What's all the chatter about over this special day? Well, on Babbling Day, we celebrate those of us with a glib tongue. You know them when you hear them. They're talking gibberish. They never stop talking. They babble on and on. They can turn a simple one sentence statement into an endless dissertation. Spend this day babbling like a baby, if you must. As for me, I will spend it by a babbling...
  • I'll be more than happy to go to prison to fight for my freedom ( obamacare )

    04/11/2010 2:55:28 PM PDT · by Halfmanhalfamazing · 94 replies · 2,170+ views
    Tom Ashbrook - On Point Radio ^ | March 22nd | random caller
    Caller: I'm very frustrated about what happened they didn't listen to the people at all. I don't know if you happened to hear what Michelle Bachmann said about peacefully not complying with obamacare? I think that's going to be me. I have read the bill and I know about the provisions that will throw me in prison and really I don't care. I'll be more than happy to go to prison to fight for my freedom. Host: How do you see your freedom on the line here? Caller: They are taking our money by fiat. They are taking our money...
  • You know what? (Vanity?)

    07/30/2009 9:54:14 AM PDT · by don-o · 46 replies · 769+ views
    Little House on Unaka | July 29, 2009 | don-o
    You know what....? Is it just me or are people increasingly using that nonsense phrase? I know I hear it from talking heads on the television; (actually) I just get audio on XM radio. Today, I heard a baseball broadcaster begin an answer to a question with.. You know what...? What is going on?
  • Obama and the online Town Hall

    03/26/2009 10:29:10 AM PDT · by anniegetyourgun · 14 replies · 814+ views
    bbc ^ | 3/26/09 | Darren Waters
    As I write, President Barack Obama is engaged in an online town hall meeting. He's speaking in front of a live audience, while the meeting is also broadcast on the net, and on some TV channels. He's answering questions from the invited audience, and also responding to questions put to him online. As I look now, 92,000 people have left more than 100,000 questions on the subject of the economy alone.
  • NASA's Hansen Makes His Global Warming Case at Huffington Post

    If you needed any more evidence as to just how far to the left NASA's James Hansen is, consider that on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of his highly-controversial testimony to Congress -- wherein he presaged gloom and doom at the hands of the naturally occurring gas carbon dioxide -- he decided to make his global warming case at the ultra-leftwing website the Huffington Post.
  • Exploited labor starts morning off wrong

    11/27/2007 3:02:35 PM PST · by AlaskaErik · 15 replies · 76+ views
    Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman ^ | November 26, 2007 | Lexie Krell
    Coffee is a staple of American life and a good incentive for getting out of bed in the morning. The true cost of this beverage, however, is shocking. It is estimated that small-land coffee farmers in Latin America, Asia and Africa sell their goods for roughly 24 cents a pound while paying 80 cents a pound to produce their product. They are often paid roughly half the market price, with 50 percent going to middlemen taking advantage of the situation. This leaves farmers in developing nations living in poverty and makes the period between harvests especially difficult. Retail prices remain...
  • CBS "Mystified" by Dan Rather's "Bizarre Allegations", Files Motion to Dismiss

    11/15/2007 9:05:50 PM PST · by Milhous · 26 replies · 163+ views
    The New York Observer ^ | November 15 2007 | Felix Gillette
    Today, in New York Supreme Court, in response to Dan Rather's civil lawsuit, CBS filed a lengthy 30-page motion to dismiss the case.CBS executives also released a statement today, noting that they are "mystified" by Rather's "bizarre allegations" but will "vigorously" defend themselves in court if need be. "Dan Rather is one of the most important figures in the history of broadcast journalism, and for more than 40 years was one of our most valued colleagues," CBS said in the statement. "That is why we at CBS are mystified and saddened by the baseless and self-serving allegations and distortions...
  • The $oro$ influence

    04/05/2007 3:14:12 PM PDT · by neverdem · 11 replies · 546+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | April 5, 2007 | Herbert London
    Who is George Soros and why is he saying such awful things? Most Americans do not know this billionaire investor, but, using his vast wealth, he has become a force in left-wing political circles. In some ways, he is the litmus test for Democratic politics.     Mr. Soros usually concerns himself with foreign affairs, pointing out what he considers the failures of the Bush administration. In interviews with the press, Mr. Soros claims President Bush's war on terror "is really exploitation." Moreover, he urges European leaders to adopt a stance different from the United States.     Writing in the London-based Independent, Mr....
  • Former CBS anchor speaking at UTPA on Tuesday [Blather Sighting]

    02/12/2007 5:49:20 PM PST · by SwinneySwitch · 15 replies · 390+ views
    The Monitor ^ | February 12,2007 | Daniel Perry
    EDINBURG — Longtime CBS anchor and Texas native Dan Rather will appear Tuesday as part of the University of Texas-Pan American’s 2006-07 Distinguished Speakers Series. University students and faculty will be admitted to the UTPA Fine Arts Auditorium at 7 p.m. The general public will be allowed to enter at 7:20 p.m. The auditorium is on the side of campus bounded by West University Drive. Rather’s talk is scheduled to start at 7:30 p.m. and is expected to focus on his life, career development and current events, said Melissa Benavides, associate director of the university’s student union. "We are expecting...
  • Source Says Dan Rather Nearing CBS Exit(Don't let the door hit you in the...)

    06/15/2006 10:59:39 AM PDT · by kellynla · 16 replies · 713+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | Jun 15, 2006 | DAVID BAUDER
    NEW YORK (AP) -- Dan Rather, who has been working at "60 Minutes" since leaving as "CBS Evening News" anchor last year, apparently is in his final days at CBS News. CBS executives and Rather's representatives appear close to a deal that will end Rather's association with CBS News after more than 40 years, according to an executive knowledgeable about the situation who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity on Thursday. Rather, 74, told The Philadelphia Inquirer that he has had no conversations about continuing at "60 Minutes" beyond the television season that ended last month. Another...
  • Rick Kaplan Resigns (Dinosaur Media Extinction Alert)

    06/07/2006 1:56:16 PM PDT · by abb · 104 replies · 1,958+ views
    TVNewser ^ | June 7, 2006 | Staff
    Wednesday, Jun 07 Rick Kaplan Resigns: "He Has Led MSNBC Through A Period Of Impressive Growth" "I want to thank Rick for his service to MSNBC," NBC News president Steve Capus said in a message to MSNBC employees at 4pm. "Over the last two and a half years, Rick has been a tireless champion for the network and all the hard work you do each and every day. He has led MSNBC through a period of impressive growth especially in primetime. You, the staff at MSNBC, are enormously dedicated and have built a rock-solid foundation for our future growth. MSNBC...