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  • Google will offer wireless plans, executive confirms

    03/02/2015 9:15:48 AM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 6 replies
    Mercury News ^ | 03/02/2015 | Joseph Wilson
    BARCELONA, Spain -- Google will soon be offering cellular network plans in a bid to bridge the gap between the realms of Internet services and mobile device software it dominates. Vice President Sundar Pichai says Google, the leading Internet search engine and mobile software provider, is working with unnamed network operators on developing a cellular plan.
  • Obama Barreling Toward Real Fiscal Cliff

    12/04/2012 8:11:26 AM PST · by IbJensen · 18 replies
    GOP USA ^ | 12/4/2012 | David Limbaugh
    Some commentators wonder why President Obama always engages in brinksmanship. Why can't he meet Republicans halfway, like Clinton did, they ask. Let me try to respond. One blogger suggests that Obama prefers to play chicken, taking the nation right to the edge of a fiscal disaster because it will increase the likelihood that the GOP will cave. Perhaps, but there's more to it. Many of us warned that Obama is not, by nature or ideology, a conciliator. He is not a centrist, and he's not someone who is interested in the other side's ideas. He knows what he wants to...
  • A fish called Obama: New American species named after President

    11/30/2012 9:56:56 AM PST · by DogByte6RER · 22 replies
    Daily Mail (U.K.) ^ | 30 November 2012 | Daily Mail Reporter
    • Obama is one of five new species of darter fish discovered by researchers • The freshwater fish has distinctive bright orange and blue colours and is generally found in fast-flowing rivers around America • Other species named after Teddy Roosevelt, Jimmy Carter, Bill Clinton and vice president Al Gore A new species of fish has been named after President Barack Obama by the researchers who discovered it. The freshwater fish has distinctive bright orange and blue colours and is generally found in fast-flowing rivers around America. It is one of five new species of darter - the smallest member...
  • Prepare For A Wave Of Looting After Hurricane Sandy

    10/30/2012 2:31:39 AM PDT · by AmericanInTokyo · 61 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 30 October 2012 | Abbey Rogers
    It's all anecdotal at this point, but if crime reports following hurricanes Katrina and Irene are any indication, the East Coast is in for a crime wave, post-Sandy. No reports of looting or Hurricane Sandy-related crimes have been reported yet but that doesn't mean we won't see some soon. Following Hurricane Katrina, the most devastating hurricane in modern memory, New Orleans was besieged with reports of looting, rape, and murder, causing delayed troop deployments, delayed medical evacuations, and police department mutiny, The New York Times reported in 2005....(excerpt)
  • Protesters to Romney supporters: 'How's it feel to back the loser?'

    09/28/2012 10:48:31 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 52 replies
    Current TV ^ | September 28, 2012 | Jo Piazza
    Protesters mocked attendees at a fundraiser for GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney on Friday morning at the swanky Union League in Philadelphia. The fundraiser was expected to raise more than $3.5 million for the candidate. As buttoned-up Romney supporters left the breakfast, protesters (who gathered prior to 8 a.m. with bagels, coffee and cheesesteaks) harangued them for wasting their money on a candidate that the polls say is losing. "How's it feel to back a loser?" one protestor yelled. The group, holding signs that said "Mitt 'Rob Me'" and "Lyin' Ryan," chanted: "Save your money, Obama's gonna win!" One Romney...
  • Boxing Gym Fighting Eminent Domain Gets Day in Court

    03/15/2011 6:25:31 PM PDT · by Palter · 9 replies · 1+ views
    Institute for Justice ^ | 11 Mar 2011 | Institute for Justice
    National City, Calif.—A San Diego-area boxing gym that serves at-risk kids is showing what it takes to fight for what is right and to win.  A trial is scheduled to begin on Monday, March 14, 2011, to decide whether National City, Calif., may declare nearly 700 properties—including the gym—“blighted,” thus freeing the city to bulldoze these properties and make way for luxury condos among other private developments.  The trial will be held before the Honorable Steven R. Denton, Superior Court of California, Hall of Justice, 330 W. Broadway in San Diego, Calif. The Community Youth Athletic Center (CYAC) has had...
  • IRS Launches New Global Program to Target ‘High Wealth Individuals'

    04/06/2010 2:37:39 AM PDT · by Cindy · 39 replies · 1,292+ views
    CNS ^ | April 6, 2010 | Penny Starr
    Note Video included at article link. SNIPPET: "( - The Internal Revenue Service has launched a new global program to target what it calls “high wealth individuals,” IRS Commissioner Douglas Shulman said Monday. “Through our new global high wealth operating unit we are taking a unified look at the entire web of business and economic entities controlled by high wealth individuals so we can better assess the risk such arrangements pose to tax compliance,” Shulman said at the National Press Club on Monday. Shulman said the IRS is using “our robust and evolving enforcement program that ensures that everyone pays...
  • The Gay Infiltration of the Conservative Movement

    02/22/2010 9:06:23 PM PST · by DesertRenegade · 347 replies · 3,439+ views
    Right Side News ^ | Feb 23, 2010 | Cliff Kincaid
    California Young Americans for Freedom (YAF) chairman Ryan Sorba generated a media controversy when he was shown at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) denouncing the organizers for inviting a homosexual Republican group, GOProud, into the event as an official sponsor. In "controversial" remarks, Sorba said homosexuality was unnatural and that he welcomed more debate and discussion about the subject from his political adversaries. But what many people don't realize is that Sorba's "outburst" was provoked by a speaker who preceded him, Alexander McCobin of Students For Liberty (SFL). McCobin went out of his way to use valuable time from...
  • The Brand New and Same Old (Hillary Rodham Clinton)

    05/21/2007 8:35:38 PM PDT · by neverdem · 34 replies · 1,161+ views
    Newsweek ^ | May 28, 2007 | Anna Quindlen
    May 28, 2007 issue - It wasn't supposed to be like this. When we were parsing the possibility, dreaming the dream, cruising past President Barbie in her jaunty tricolor accent scarf in the aisles of Evolved Toys, we imagined the endgame: a woman at the podium and the distaff side of the aisle going nuts, seeing decades of slow, steady progress embodied in a single individual. Good morning, Ms. President. The moment has arrived when a woman could well be the Democratic nominee: Hillary Rodham Clinton, smart, experienced, sure-handed. "Help make history!" her Web site says. So how come the...

    05/02/2007 8:42:22 AM PDT · by presidio9 · 71 replies · 2,143+ views
    NY Post ^ | April 29, 2007 | GINGER ADAMS OTIS and ELIZABETH WOLFF
    It's time for Chelsea Clinton to hit the campaign trail again. That's the consensus of several political insiders, who say Chelsea stumping for her mom's presidential campaign is a foregone conclusion, although Hillary Rodham Clinton's staffers deny such discussions are taking place. But Republican strategist Roger Stone said campaign members were already strategizing. "They are talking over the feeling that, to a certain degree, Bill's involvement in the campaign can diminish and build the candidate, while Chelsea's presence only helps build the candidate," he said. "It's not a question of if the campaign
  • BYU Students Get Donations for Alternative Commencement [Without VP Cheney]

    04/24/2007 7:41:32 AM PDT · by freespirited · 26 replies · 629+ views
    KSL News ^ | 4/24/07
    BYU students wanting an alternative commencement speaker to Vice President Dick Cheney could get their wish, thanks in part to a local filmmaker. The Deseret Morning News reports shortly after director Steven Greenstreet posted video footage online from a protest April 4 at BYU, the donations came pouring in. By Monday afternoon, students, faculty and alumni received more than $12,000. The money should be able to fund an alternative commencement at Utah Valley State College. Meanwhile the uproar has drawn national attention because it's seen as a sign the Bush administration's support is waning. Cheney will speak at BYU's commencement...
  • Officer In Ramadi Demands A Halt To “Irresponsibly Using This War And The Troops For Political Gain”

    04/24/2007 7:38:20 AM PDT · by bnelson44 · 14 replies · 759+ views
    Pat Dollard ^ | 4/23/07
    “The Surge Is Working” 1stLt Matthew McGirr USMC wrote: Pat, I met you back in February 2004 at the Government Center in Ar Ramadi, Iraq as a platoon commander with Golf 2/5. I just read your article in Maxim and the email from the 1/6 Cpl which I found on the Drudgereport. That Cpl is correct in his assessment. I am also back in Ar Ramadi, and I have a basis for a comparison of the current situation based on my experiences in this town two years ago as well as today, April 24, 2007. As you know this war...
  • Democrats Weigh Post-Veto Iraq Options

    04/22/2007 5:14:36 PM PDT · by Sleeping Beauty · 57 replies · 1,118+ views
    Guardian ^ | April 22, 2007 | ANNE FLAHERTY
    WASHINGTON (AP) - Democrats are considering their next step after President Bush's inevitable veto of their war spending proposal, including a possible short-term funding bill that would force Congress to revisit the issue this summer. Another alternative is providing the Pentagon the money it needs for the war but insisting that the Iraqi government live up to certain political promises. Or, the congressional Democrats could send Bush what he wants for now and set their sights on 2008 spending legislation. Army Gen. David Petraeus, commander of the Iraq war, is expected to brief lawmakers behind closed doors as they cast...

    04/22/2007 5:33:25 PM PDT · by Screamname · 101 replies · 3,048+ views ^ | 4/22/2007 | Youtube
    Sen. Hillary Clinton did it again! The former first-lady-turned-presidental-hopeful broke out in a singsong Southern twang before a black audience -- this time in NYC!. Clinton was addressing the National Action Network, a civil rights group founded by Rev. Al Sharpton, on Friday..
  • “The Mark Levin Show,” Thread – Wednesday, February 21, 2007

    02/21/2007 2:38:32 PM PST · by Fudd Fan · 523 replies · 3,936+ views
    Welcome to “The Levin Lounge”… Step in and have a FRink.Will we hear… Taking the country by storm, one radio station at a time – and kicking the BUTTS of the competition! Welcome all, to the most FUN LIVE THREAD on FreeRepublic! Call the show: 1-877-381-3811
  • Mark Levin Live Radio Show Thread

    02/12/2007 2:30:37 PM PST · by HonestConservative · 425 replies · 7,209+ views
    770 WABC AM New York | February 12, 2007 | Mark Levin
    Mark Levin show graphics: Welcome to “The Levin Lounge”… Step in and have a FRink. Will we hear… Taking the country by storm, one radio station at a time – and kicking the BUTTS of the competition! Welcome all, to the most FUN LIVE THREAD on FreeRepublic! Call the show: 1-877-381-3811 Mark Levin Show keywords: LEVIN, LEVINLOUNGE, PERSIMMONS, TALKRADIO Mark Levin Show FRink List: Mark explains it ALL… and boy do we NEED him!! Levin Frinks List: 1. Yhello, Yhello, Yhello 2. Get off the phone you _________________ ! : 3. Wiener Nation Mention 4. Mark says “Thank Me" or...
  • California professionals dine out of Dumpsters

    12/02/2006 9:20:01 AM PST · by DogByte6RER · 34 replies · 862+ views
    The Sun Herald ^ | Wed, Nov. 29, 2006 | Doug Oakley
    Posted on Wed, Nov. 29, 2006 California professionals dine out of Dumpsters By Doug Oakley Palo Alto Daily News (MCT) PALO ALTO, Calif. - Cynthia Powell and Stephen Vajda are unabashed Dumpster divers who get much of their weekly food from garbage cans. The two educated Berkeley, Calif., professionals - who are not hungry or otherwise in need - say they are motivated by a growing conservation movement with a mantra that wasting resources, especially food, is shameful. Powell and Vajda estimate they can save up to $100 a week by dining on day-old bread, vegetables and sometimes chocolate from...

    10/13/2005 7:25:13 AM PDT · by FerdieMurphy · 39 replies · 1,741+ views
    Sierra Times ^ | 10/13/2005 | Jim Kouri, CPP
    Last Sunday, former FBI director Louis Freeh told 60 Minutes viewers that he believes President Bill Clinton in essence sold out the family members of the American victims who died in the terrorist attack against Saudi Arabia's Khobar Towers. According to Freeh, during Clinton's talks with Prince Abdullah of Saudi Arabia, Clinton was more interested in soliciting contributions for the Clinton Library project than in seeking justice. But apparently Clinton isn't the only one in his former administration who profited from decisions that placed self-interest ahead of national security. It seems as if no day is complete without some Al...
  • Nagin declares Martial Law to crack down on looters

    08/31/2005 10:41:42 PM PDT · by hatfieldmccoy · 59 replies · 2,384+ views ^ | 08:04 PM CDT on Wednesday, August 31, 2005 | wwltv
    Disgusted and furious with the lawlessness of looters who have put fear into citizens, New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin declared Martial Law in the city and directed the city's 1,500 person police force to do "whatever it takes" to regain control of the city. Nagin said that Martial Law means that officers don't have to worry about civil rights and Miranda rights in stopping the looters. Amid the chaos Wednesday, thieves commandeered a forklift and used it to push up the storm shutters and break the glass of a pharmacy. The crowd stormed the store, carrying out so much ice,...
  • CA: Anything goes? Indecency follows (bottom feeders corrupting America)

    02/27/2005 7:31:57 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 15 replies · 573+ views
    OC Register ^ | 2/27/05 | James Homer Russell
    The Register's opinion pages constantly seek to find total freedom when there's no such thing ["An indecent power grab," discussing legislation to increase FCC fines for broadcasting "indecent" material, Editorials, Feb. 20]. Total freedom would hurtle us over the cliff of anarchy on which the Register keeps teetering in the misguided belief in the viewpoint that "anything goes." Sexual perversion on the screen or foul language screamed in public are not speech. They're acts that bottom-feeders of our society have insinuated into our Constitution. When we say what we think, thougn prohibited from using foul language or indeceny, we do...