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  • Matt Talbot: Anniversary of a broken covenant (Two Bags required)

    05/03/2014 3:50:00 PM PDT · by Michael.SF. · 6 replies
    Benicia Herald ^ | May 2, 2014 | Matt Talbot
    ELEVEN YEARS AGO, on May 1, 2003, President Bush stood on the deck of the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln, with a big banner behind him saying “Mission Accomplished,” and declared victory in Iraq. About 96 percent of the American casualties in that misbegotten war occurred after that declaration of victory. Iraqis are still dying because of that war. The way the West has traditionally defined a “just war” can be summarized thus: The cause and the means should be just, there must be reasonable chance of success, and it should only be undertaken after all other means of resolving...
  • American Idol Fans-Heads up!

    03/09/2009 12:02:19 PM PDT · by papasmurf · 23 replies · 805+ views
    American Idol vis Fox Television ^ | 3/9/2008 | papasmurf
    Dear FRiends and fellow AI fans. Kanye West is scheduled to {cough*gag} perform on AI this Wednesday. This is disgusting and revolting and goes against everything that AI is about, which is clean, fun, enjoyable, entertainment. This man, IMO, is a hater, a racist, and a female beater enabling anti-American. This is a man who says “ my greatest pain in life is not being able to watch myself perform because I am God’s vessel”.
  • Soros says deep recession inevitable, depression possible

    11/13/2008 9:16:40 AM PST · by Red in Blue PA · 54 replies · 2,331+ views
    Yahoo ^ | 11/13/2008 | Reuters
    George Soros, chairman of Soros Fund Management, testified at a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on Thursday. Highlights: * Said "a deep recession is now inevitable and the possibility of a depression cannot be ruled out." * Said hedge funds were an integral part of the financial market bubble which now has burst. * Said hedge funds will be "decimated" by the current financial crisis and forced to shrink their portfolios by 50-75 percent.
  • We need a revolution to take back our Congress

    03/29/2008 1:39:29 PM PDT · by nels96 · 21 replies · 584+ views ^ | 3-29-08 | Nelson Lee Walker
    A REVOLUTION TO TAKE BACK THE US CONGRESS by I am proposing that we create a popular, bloodless, political revolution in our country. I believe that it is very necessary, very possible, and very doable. The object of this revolution is the destruction of the professional political class which currently dominates and corrupts the US Congress. I am convinced, as are many, many voters, that the bulk of our country's political problems arises out of this 'permanent' Congressional political class, and their devotion to party power and to the financial special interests keeping them in power. There is a...
  • Hunter’s First Rule of Holes: Keep Digging (Wife of Sun Times Publisher goes over the top?)

    07/24/2007 5:15:59 PM PDT · by Krankor · 3 replies · 755+ views
    Patterico's Pontifications ^ | 7/24/07 | Patterico
    After being called on the carpet for her misleading description of a trial lawyer as a “staunch Republican” — despite the fact that he had donated to Democrats over Republicans by a margin of nearly 8 to 1 — Jennifer Hunter first doubled down . . . and now doubles down again. Namely, she says today that it was a “truthful statement” that trial lawyer Jim Ronca is a “staunch Republican” who “was so fed up by the Bush White House that he was going to support and give money to Democrats.” Those who disagreed, based on his overwhelming pattern...
  • "Lifelong Republican" defends switch (LEFTY SUN-TIMES "REPORTER" CONTINUES SHELL GAME)

    07/24/2007 7:49:14 AM PDT · by Chi-townChief · 36 replies · 1,426+ views
    Chicago Sun-Times ^ | July 24, 2007 | JENNIFER HUNTER-CRUIKSHANK
    Here is a letter I received from Jim Ronca, the man I described as a staunch Republican in a news story I wrote about five Democratic presidential candidates last week. The Democrats spoke at a convention of the American Association for Justice (a group of trial lawyers). He told me he was a Republican but was so fed up by the Bush White House that he was going to support and give money to Democrats. This truthful statement caused a huge reaction from demagogic Republicans who seemingly couldn't bear one of their own turning to the Dems. He and I...
  • Cindy Sheehan to Visit Lynchburg (and Charlottesville and Greensboro) MOONBAT ALERT

    07/12/2007 7:45:54 AM PDT · by Gopher Broke · 23 replies · 627+ views
    Cindy Sheehan to Visit Lynchburg WSLS NewsChannel 10 Jul 12, 2007 Anti-war activist Cindy Sheehan - best known for setting up camp near President Bush's ranch in Crawford, Texas - will be in Lynchburg next Thursday. The Hill City is one of 18 stops on Sheehan's planned Journey for Humanity, which began Tuesday in Crawford and will end with a rally in Central Park on July 27-28. Just last month, the 50-year-old Californian - drawn into opposition to the Iraq war after her soldier son Casey died in it - had declared that she was retiring from public activism. She...
  • F-5 tornado wipes out 95% of Greensburg, KS (Dem. Gov. blames cleanup effort on Bush & Iraq)

    By Associated Press Monday, May 7, 2007 Greensburg, Kan.— Paramedic Annette Gasten and her German shepherd, Greta, had a grim weekend searching amid the piles of wreckage left by one of the strongest tornadoes to rake across the Plains. Every business on Greensburg’s main street was demolished and officials estimate as much as 95 percent of the town was destroyed. Tree trunks stood bare, stripped of most of their branches. All the churches were destroyed. At least eight people in this community of 1,500 were dead, putting the state’s total death toll at 10. No one was found Sunday in...
  • Rosie and Babwa: Trouble in Hell?

    01/24/2007 10:16:11 AM PST · by God'sgrrl · 56 replies · 3,547+ views
    TMZ ^ | January 24, 2007 | TMZ
    Maybe the Donald was right about the strife between Rosie and Babwa. On today's installment of "The View," moderator Ro put Barbara Walters -- her boss, mind you -- firmly in her place. Gabbing about the State of the Union address, O'Donnell called for a member of Congress to put the President up for impeachment, and compared Bush's failures unfavorably to Bill Clinton's. Mama Walters, not wanting to get into a prolonged debate over Wild Bill's behavior, suggested that they move on to the next topic. Not so fast, said Rosie. "Where do you want me to move on to?"...
  • It's hard to hate entirely reasonable Hillary

    01/21/2007 6:19:55 AM PST · by NCjim · 92 replies · 1,913+ views
    The Sunday Times ^ | January 21, 2007 | Andrew Sullivan
    Among my many guilty pleasures — bad reality television, solitary nose excavation, the Fox News Channel — hating Hillary Clinton was once near the top of the list. The senator from New York somehow managed to arouse every one of my love-to-hate zones. She was a self-righteous feminist (boo) who married her way to power (double-plus-boo). She wanted to turn American medicine into the National Health Service (grrr) and all her friends were wealthy lawyers (triple eye-roll). She was Lady Macbeth when she wasn’t some goo-goo liberal ideologue. There were as many ways to despise her as she had hairstyles....
  • Leftist Dispatch Cartoonist Stahler Strikes Again

    09/07/2006 2:25:09 PM PDT · by buccaneer81 · 20 replies · 1,310+ views
    The Columbus Dispatch ^ | 7 September 2006 | Jeff Stahler
  • Dixie Chicks: Shut up and Sing

    09/06/2006 6:30:01 AM PDT · by reagandemo · 15 replies · 762+ views
    Variety ^ | Phil Gallo
    Barbara Kopple and Cecilia Peck have crafted an insightful and heartfelt look at the experiences of the Dixie Chicks over the last three years, chronicling the often bizarre consequences of singer Natalie Maines' anti-Bush wisecrack on a London stage. Maines' statement is captured in "Dixie Chicks: Shut Up and Sing," as are the meetings where they plot how to circumvent the core country audience and, eventually, how to reroute a tour and cancel shows due to poor ticket sales. It's the rare thorough documentary on a musical act whose dilemmas are faced in the here and now, one that should...
  • Caption This/(Photoshop Me please) Looney Lefty Lib in Colorado

    Seth Brigham holds a copy of the Daily Camera at the Boulder County Justice Center Friday, Aug. 18, 2006, in Boulder, Colo. Hours after John Mark Karr told reporters in Thailand he was with JonBenet when she died, questions arose about his claims _ including whether he sexually assaulted the 6-year-old beauty queen or was even in Colorado at the time of the slaying. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
  • CSNY Crowd won't Neil to Anti-War Bite

    08/18/2006 10:02:24 AM PDT · by raccoonradio · 26 replies · 795+ views
    Boston Herald ^ | 8/17/06 | Dave Wedge
    Neil Young has played on some of the peace movement’s greatest songs but last night at the Tweeter Center, he alienated more folks than he has in perhaps his whole career. Unabashedly unleashing the scathingly unpopular “Let’s Impeach the President,” the Canadian guitar icon turned the packed venue on its ear, splitting the liberals and conservatives right down the middle with his take-no-prisoners lyrics. The same folks who moments earlier were cheering him on CSN classics such as “Deja Vu” and the engaging drug dealer tale “Tree Top Flyer” turned like a top when Young unveiled his in-your-face, anti-Bush mantra....
  • Woman on diverted flight 'barely lucid' ["She's got some very serious mental health problems."..]

    08/17/2006 1:31:45 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 103 replies · 2,334+ views
    Woman on diverted flight 'barely lucid' By MELISSA TRUJILLO, Associated Press Writer 50 minutes ago A woman on a trans-Atlantic flight diverted to Boston for security concerns passed several notes to crew members, urinated on the cabin floor and made comments the crew believed were references to al-Qaida and the Sept. 11 attacks, according to an affidavit filed Thursday. Catherine C. Mayo, 59, of Braintree, Vt., appeared in federal court Thursday on a charge of interfering with a flight crew on United 923 as it flew from London to Washington, D.C., Wednesday. She was dressed in a Rolling Stones T-shirt,...
  • Reid: We Need a New Direction to Protect Americans [Today's ruling is the latest example of how....]

    08/17/2006 12:00:40 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 39 replies · 1,021+ views
    Reid: We Need a New Direction to Protect Americans 8/17/2006 2:40:00 PM To: National Desk Contact: Jim Manley or Jon Steinberg, 202-224-2939, both of the Office of Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid WASHINGTON, Aug. 17 /U.S. Newswire/ -- Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid released the following statement on today's ruling that President Bush's domestic spying program is unconstitutional: "Today's ruling is the latest example of how the Bush Administration has jeopardized our efforts in the war on terror. The Administration's decision to ignore the Constitution and the Congress has come at the expense of the security of the American people....
  • Why Are So Many Bands Leaving The Warped Tour?

    08/11/2006 10:38:43 AM PDT · by weegee · 26 replies · 526+ views
    VH1 ^ | 08.10.2006 6:34 PM EDT | by Chris Harris, with additional reporting by Jen Guyre
    Some acts cite legit reasons for leaving, but members of NOFX, Thursday talk of tension between bands. For most bands, landing a coveted slot on the Warped Tour is like finding a golden ticket. But this year, bands have been dropping off the annual summer tour's 11th installment like flies. From First to Last bolted just three weeks into the festival so frontman Sonny Moore could undergo surgery to remove a nodule on his vocal cords. Then, Gatsby's American Dream dropped out. "There's no juicy gossip to report, we just need a break to be with our families at this...
  • Peace prize winner 'could kill' Bush

    07/24/2006 9:43:51 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 128 replies · 4,593+ views
    The Australian ^ | 25 July 2006 | Annabelle McDonald
    Peace prize winner 'could kill' Bush Annabelle McDonald 25jul06 NOBEL peace laureate Betty Williams displayed a flash of her feisty Irish spirit yesterday, lashing out at US President George W.Bush during a speech to hundreds of schoolchildren. Campaigning on the rights of young people at the Earth Dialogues forum, being held in Brisbane, Ms Williams spoke passionately about the deaths of innocent children during wartime, particularly in the Middle East, and lambasted Mr Bush. "I have a very hard time with this word 'non-violence', because I don't believe that I am non-violent," said Ms Williams, 64. "Right now, I would...
  • The Greatest Kos Posting Ever

    06/13/2006 5:58:21 PM PDT · by GWB00 · 206 replies · 6,094+ views
    National Review - The Corner ^ | 06/13/06 | [John Podhoretz
    The poster's handle is CheChe. The text captures everything you need to know about the Angry Left: I don't think I've ever seen such a look of misery and dejection on the face of my daughter as I just did a moment ago. She just couldn't understand why the President would be going to Iraq when so many things are wrong in this country. "Doesn’t Mr. Bush care about us anymore?" she asked pitifully. I sat down with her on the sofa and (as calmly as I could) tried to explain to her why the President seems to be abandoning...
  • Nancy Pelosi: Zarqawi Death Changes Nothing

    06/08/2006 10:18:02 PM PDT · by Aussie Dasher · 113 replies · 3,233+ views
    NewsMax ^ | 9 June 2006
    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is warning Americans not to get too excited over the death of Abu Musab al Zarqawi, saying in a statement issued by her office Thursday that it really won't do much to improve the situation in Iraq. After briefly noting that she was "proud of our troops for their tireless work," the top House Democrat wasted no time in throwing cold water on the good news. "[Zarqawi's] death does not alter the fact that our brave men and women in uniform are fighting a war of choice in which the President sent our troops into...
  • Berg: No good in al-Zarqawi's death

    06/08/2006 8:29:31 AM PDT · by ElkGroveDan · 145 replies · 3,045+ views
    AP via Yahoo ^ | 6/8/06 | RANDALL CHASE
    Berg: No good in al-Zarqawi's death DOVER, Del. - The father of Nicholas Berg, a U.S. contractor believed to have been beheaded by Abu Musab al-Zarqawi in Iraq, said Thursday that he doesn't see any good coming from al-Zarqawi's death. "I see more death coming out of al-Zarqawi's death," Michael Berg told The Associated Press after learning a U.S. air strike had killed the leader of al-Qaida in Iraq. Al-Zarqawi is believed to have beheaded two American civilians in 2004: Nicholas Berg, a 26-year-old businessman from West Chester, Pa., and Eugene Armstrong, a 52-year-old contractor from Hillsdale, Mich. Jack Hensley,...
  • Cindy Sheehan Lies About Mother’s Day

    05/13/2006 8:31:04 AM PDT · by Sam Hill · 76 replies · 2,354+ views
    Sweetness & Light ^ | May 13, 2006 | N/A
    Is nothing sacred to her? (Of course, I kid.)Behold the momentous tidings from the latest Code Pink press release:Susan Sarandon, Cindy Sheehan, Randi Rhodes, Dolores Huerta, and Patch Adams Will Lead 24-Hour Mother’s Day Peace Vigil at White HouseMothers nationwide call for peace in Iraq and IranSAN FRANCISCO / WASHINGTON - May 11 - This weekend, on May 13-14, 2006, celebrities, peace activists, mothers and families will gather in front of the White House from 3pm on Saturday until 3pm on Sunday to call for an end to the war in Iraq and stand against a military attack on Iran....
  • Small Government R.I.P.

    04/27/2006 2:17:31 PM PDT · by Conservative Coulter Fan · 29 replies · 583+ views
    FR | 4-27-06
    If you were to ask me for a position on Social Security, I would tell you that it is an illegal government program maintained by an unconstitutional administration that forcibly transfers wealth from employers and employees operating on the exact same principle as a pyramid scheme (outlawed in all 50 states). I might add the State has no business meddling with an individual’s retirement, the program’s demographic defects will cause it to hemorrhage in red ink in the trillions of dollars, and it is on the road to bankrupting the country. Of course, the only glimmer of hope for me...
  • CIA officer fired over media leak was key senior analyst

    04/23/2006 1:33:01 AM PDT · by Lancey Howard · 39 replies · 1,305+ views
    Boston Globe via ^ | April 23, 2006 | Katherine Shrader, Associated Press
    WASHINGTON -- The CIA's decision to fire a top intelligence analyst accused of leaking classified information became a political issue almost immediately after it became public last week. The officer was a senior analyst nearing retirement, Mary O. McCarthy, who the agency said leaked information to news organizations about a secret network of CIA prisons. McCarthy was once responsible for guarding some of the nation's most sensitive secrets as a senior aide for the National Security Council, The New York Times reported in today's editions, citing several current and former government officials. In that role, McCarthy often focused on ways...
  • Carlos Santana Speaks Out Against Bush

    03/20/2006 7:15:07 PM PST · by Born Conservative · 274 replies · 3,921+ views
    Yahoo/AP ^ | 3/20/2006
    LIMA, Peru - Carlos Santana quoted his old friend Jimi Hendrix in an anti-war message here Monday and said his philosophy is the antithesis of President George W. Bush's. "I have wisdom. I feel love. I live in the present and I try to present a dimension that brings harmony and healing," the 58-year-old rock icon said. "My concept is the opposite of George W. Bush." Santana, speaking to Peruvian journalists ahead of a Tuesday concert, said young people's opposition to the war in Iraq is reaching the dimensions of the anti-Vietnam war sentiment in the 1970s. "There is more...
  • Molly Ivins: The fog of victory

    03/16/2006 8:23:28 AM PST · by ncountylee · 27 replies · 805+ views
    Creators Syndicate/CNN ^ | March 16, 2006 | Molly Ivins
    AUSTIN, Texas (Creators Syndicate) -- President Bush has once more undertaken to explain to us "Why We Fight," which is also the title of an excellent new documentary on Iraq. According to the president, "Our goal in Iraq is victory." I personally did not find that a helpful clarification. According to the president, we are doomed to stay in Iraq until we "leave behind a democracy that can govern itself, sustain itself and defend itself." That's not exactly getting closer every day. But, the Prez sez, "A free Iraq in the heart of the Middle East will make the American...
  • Soros Bullish on Katrina Fallout ($$ for media coverage)

    03/09/2006 8:09:52 PM PST · by STARWISE · 8 replies · 489+ views
    American Spectator blog ^ | 3-8-06 | Shawn Macomber
    George Soros' Open Society Institute is preparing to dole out a goodly sum to ensure that all the positive, fawning coverage Hurricane Katrina's death and destruction has been receiving finally gets balanced out a bit with the hitherto unheard bad news: The Katrina Media Fellowships, sponsored by The Open Society Institute (OSI), will support media makers working in print and radio journalism, photography, and documentary film and video to generate and improve media coverage of critical issues of poverty, racism, and government neglect in the Gulf Region that were laid bare by Hurricane Katrina. This one-time fellowship will be awarded...
  • Keeping Kids Stupid: The Intellectual Lynching of Jay Bennish

    03/09/2006 11:57:18 AM PST · by bubbabuddha · 49 replies · 966+ views ^ | march 9th 2006 | Michael I. Niman
    One of the biggest problems confronting higher education is the fact that most students entering colleges and universities lack basic social science skills and knowledge. In a recent survey of college students in Buffalo, for example, almost half did not know who George Pataki is. Eighty percent had no idea, correct or incorrect, as to what communism is. Nearly the same number of students couldn’t define capitalism. For whatever reason, social science education in America has collapsed at the high school level. For a democracy that relies on an informed electorate, such ignorance is toxic.
  • Paid Speech in our Classrooms

    03/09/2006 3:27:31 AM PST · by Born Conservative · 25 replies · 854+ views ^ | 3/9/2006 | Todd Manzi
    Jay Bennish is a teacher who collects paychecks for teaching Colorado high school students about geography. Here is a sample from one of Bennish’s classes: “Do you see how this economic system [capitalism] is at odds with humanity? At odds with caring and compassion? It is at odds with human rights. Anytime you have a system that’s designed to procure profit, when profit is the bottom motive, money, that means money is going to become more important potentially than what? Safety, human lives, etcetera.” According to Tustin Amole, Public Information Officer for the Cherry Creek School District, the above statement...
  • Reed warns Iraq is nearing civil war

    03/04/2006 9:47:04 AM PST · by jmc1969 · 30 replies · 873+ views
    AP ^ | March 4 2006
    One of the Democratic party's leading voices on Iraq warns the strife-torn country is on the verge of civil war. His remarks tonight came during a foreign policy address at Brown University. The senator said the conflict in Iraq is more a political and economic battle than a military one. He faulted the Bush administration for failing to better develop Iraq's infrastructure, economy and government institutions.
  • Oil? America's addicted to everything!

    02/23/2006 1:24:03 PM PST · by kerryusama04 · 5 replies · 270+ views ^ | 2/14/06 | Paul B. Farrell
    ARROYO GRANDE, Calif. (MarketWatch) -- Addicted to oil? Just oil? You're joking? No, we're a "nation of addicts," doing what addicts do best: Denying reality. In denial the brain can rationalize anything. The more self-destructive an addict's behavior, the stronger their denial, louder their protests, arrogance, bravado, even optimism: "I'm fine, everything's under control!" So when a Texas oilman admits 295 million Americans are addicted to oil, as President Bush did in his State of the Union address, that's historic! I've worked professionally with people in and out of recovery; politicians, doctors, celebrities, rock stars, pro athletes and royalty, some in the...
  • Student under fire for shout: 'Remember Chappaquiddick!'

    02/23/2006 12:13:15 AM PST · by CrawDaddyCA · 307 replies · 11,998+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | February 22, 2006 | Ron Strom
    A community college student in Massachusetts faces possible disciplinary action for shouting "Remember Chappaquiddick!" during an on-campus speech by Democrat Sen. Edward Kennedy. Paul Trost, 20, a student at Massasoit Community College in Brockton, Mass., says he was upset by an introduction of Kennedy given by Rep. Stephen Lynch, D-Mass., in which the congressman noted how the long-time senator overcame hardship in life on his way to success. "Lynch said Kennedy had overcome such adversity to get to the place he was, and that's a bunch of bull," Trost said of the introduction, which occurred in the school's student center...
  • (Vanity) In this season of peace ...

    12/19/2005 4:45:31 PM PST · by ReignOfError · 132 replies · 1,341+ views
    I'm going to post something that I know will not be popular. I intend to make it civil and respectful, and hope that most of the replies (all would be too much to ask) maintain that tone. If you believe everything you read on Free Republic, most Americans are dedicated to the destruction of America. Start with the 48+% who voted for John Kerry last November, then toss in the RINOs and those who enthusiastically voted for them, the folks who are solidly conservative with single-issue exceptions like abortion, immigration or the War, anyone who works for a media outlet...
  • Is Maureen Dowd necessary? [Book Review]

    11/06/2005 9:51:22 AM PST · by canuck_conservative · 15 replies · 915+ views
    National Post [Canada] ^ | Saturday November 5, 2005 | Robert Fulford
    Maureen Dowd of The New York Times, while turning herself into a caricature of Maureen Dowd, has lately pushed pop-culture references and amateur psychology to previously unimagined levels of absurdity. She began the process in the 1980s when she became a reporter in Washington, discovered that issues of government bored her and determined to get the politics out of politics. Her strategy was to cast politicians in cultural fantasies. During the 1992 primaries she said that one now-forgotten Democrat was enacting a scene from Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid; later she said the same guy sounded like Daisy Buchanan...
  • Caption these two beauties (Helen Thomas barf alert!)

    10/25/2005 9:45:50 AM PDT · by lotsaguns · 27 replies · 713+ views
  • Caption Helen Thomas

    10/24/2005 9:12:45 AM PDT · by lotsaguns · 55 replies · 2,082+ views
  • An Open Letter to Bush Haters

    09/07/2005 9:54:28 AM PDT · by oldtimer2 · 24 replies · 1,398+ views
    The American Thinker ^ | September 7, 2005 | Paul Schlickta
    An Open Letter to Bush Haters September 7th, 2005 I just want to say that, however much I disagree with you, I sympathize with your frustration. Since, in the rather restricted circle in which you move and converse (mathematicians would call it a “closed set”), everyone shares your hatred, it is hard for you to see us nodding approval at almost everything Bush does. You wonder how we can be so fatuously stupid; why can’t we see how wrong, how evil Bush is! The intensity and irrationality of your hatred—even to the point of a willing suspension of disbelief in...
  • While Bush fiddles, New Orleans dies

    09/04/2005 8:53:42 PM PDT · by gitmo · 190 replies · 4,895+ views
    Newsday ^ | September 4, 2005 | Jimmy Breslin
    This is a review of the performance of George W. Bush in tight times in this nation. It might explain the single solitary most catastrophic collapse of American government in all of our times. Mark ye well. This was the week when we turned a major American city into Haiti, and racism put its hand out and started to choke a nation, and it may not let go. With the water coming from the sky and the bottom of the sea, driving with such ferocity that a major American city, New Orleans, followed its face into the water, George W....
  • Cindy Sheehan Cuts & Runs, Leaves NPR Host Dumbfounded

    08/30/2005 11:33:27 AM PDT · by Choose Ye This Day · 194 replies · 8,338+ views
    NPR Talk of the Nation ^ | August 30, 2005 | NPR
    Rush transcript of NPR's Neil Conan, speaking by phone with Cindy Sheehan: NC: Very nice of you to be with us today. CS: [cheerfully] Oh, thank youuu! NC: I know that you were, uh, out in California last week because your mother was ill. How’s she doing? CS: Um, she’s doing better. They’re trying to keep her from having another stroke. And if she doesn’t have another stroke, she should be able to recover. NC: That’s good news. Now, tell us, a little bit about your son, Casey. CS: My son Casey was an amazing human being. He was gentle,...
  • Sheehan Calls bin Laden ALLEGED Terrorist

    08/25/2005 5:10:04 PM PDT · by West Coast Conservative · 133 replies · 3,253+ views
    NRO: The Buzz ^ | August 25, 2005 | Eric Pfeiffer
    Cindy Sheehan just finished her morning media event. When asked by reporters, Sheehan said she believes that while she supports the continued hunt for Osama bin Laden she believes the U.S. should withdraw from Afghanistan and “stop bombing innocent people.” She also described Osama bin Laden as being “allegedly” behind the attacks of 9/11. To those who have criticized her political stance, which includes allegations that the war in Iraq was “done for Israel” that George Bush is “the world’s biggest terrorist” and that al Qaeda may not be behind attacks on America, Sheehan said, “I know my son better...
  • DFU SONG: Windy (yep, it is Mother Cindy in a ditch at the side of the road)

    08/24/2005 12:19:04 PM PDT · by doug from upland · 10 replies · 479+ views
    DFU SONGS | 8-2005 | Lyrics, Doug from Upland
    God rest your soul, Casey. You died for a noble cause. We all die. Your death had meaning. May God grant this troubled mother both relief from grief and the wisdom to finally realize she is making it much more difficult for other sons who are over there defending freedom. Cindy, grieve in private and stop harming this nation. We are tired of reading about you on the Al Jazeera website and its U.S. equivalent, CNN. MIDI - WINDY (scroll down to second alphabetical section) If you despise the country you live in...if we're to blame for everything wrong To...
  • Michael Moore Checks In at Fat Farm

    08/24/2005 9:27:13 AM PDT · by kennedy · 62 replies · 1,161+ views ^ | August 24, 2005 | Staff
    Maverick film-maker Michael Moore has enrolled on a crash course at a $3,800-a-week celebrity fat farm in a bid to loose weight. The Fahrenheit 9/11 director has booked into the Pritikin Longevity Center And Spa in Aventura, Florida, where he is learning to cook healthy meals and will undergo "life re-education", according to Moore is reportedly aiming to loose 12 pounds during the first three weeks.
  • Maureen Dowd: My Private Idaho (Old Maid Dowdie Needs Some Fresh Air!)

    08/24/2005 7:57:00 AM PDT · by gopwinsin04 · 105 replies · 3,097+ views
    NY Slimes ^ | 8/24/05
    W vactationed so hard in Texas he got bushed. He needed a vacation from his vacation.So he headed West yesterday to get away from his Western getaway--and the mushrooming Crawford Woodstock--to spend a couple of days at the Tamarack Resort in the rural Idaho mountians. 'I'm kind of hanging loose as they say,' he told reporters. W. didn't go alone of course. Just as he took his beloved feather pillow on the road duing his 2000 campaign, now he takes his beloved bike.An Air Force One steward tenderly unloaded W.'s $3,000.00 Trek fuel mountain bike when he landed in Boise.I...
  • August 22 Statement by Former Ambassador Joseph Wilson

    08/24/2005 9:00:38 AM PDT · by freema · 79 replies · 1,885+ views ^ | 8/22/05 | Joseph Wilson
    Statement by Former Ambassador Joseph Wilson August 22nd, 2005 The Bush White House and its right wing allies are responding to Cindy Sheehan and the military families’ vigil in Central Texas in the same way that they always respond to bad news –by unleashing personal attacks and smears against her. This White House never wants an open public discussion, and it certainly never wants to be told that it is wrong. It always tries to change the message by attacking the messenger. They did it with former Treasury Secretary Paul O’Neill when he wrote a book that suggested that the...
  • Foggy Bottom Memos: The Hemorrhaging of Iraq War Minutes (Impeach Bush alert)

    08/24/2005 8:49:40 AM PDT · by VoodooEconomics · 22 replies · 769+ views
    Huffington Post ^ | 08/24/05 | William E. Jackson Jr.
    It was such a disgraceful performance by the Bush White House that it is painful to be reminded of it on television: the most credible figure in the Administration, Secretary of State Colin Powel, was trotted out at the UN in February 2003 to present a pile of official legerdemain--based on shoddy intelligence--that provided the WMD rationale for the imminent invasion of Iraq. Has anyone been held accountable?
  • (Steve) Earle lends passion to Iraq war protest near Bush's ranch

    08/22/2005 10:53:57 AM PDT · by weegee · 84 replies · 2,232+ views
    Dallas Morning News ^ | 12:00 AM CDT on Monday, August 22, 2005 | By ANDY LANGER / Special Contributor to The Dallas Morning News
    Earle lends passion to Iraq war protest near Bush's ranch - Steve Earle sings for peace advocates and soldiers' relatives near Crawford COUNTRY MUSIC CRAWFORD, Texas – When Steve Earle got his invitation to perform at the Camp Casey protest outside President Bush's Crawford residence the singer-songwriter asked organizers to think twice about their choice. "I think this is the beginning of a mainstream movement against the war in Iraq, so I wanted them to consider who I am and the kind of lightning rod I can be," said Mr. Earle, who has a history of activism against the death...
  • Air Force employee charged with criminal mischief after anti-Bush vandalism

    08/19/2005 7:56:48 AM PDT · by Shawndell Green · 39 replies · 1,067+ views ^ | 8/19/2005 8:30 AM MDT | na
    DENVER (AP) - An Air Force Reserve lieutenant colonel faces eight counts of criminal mischief for allegedly vandalizing cars at Denver International Airport with anti-President Bush messages over the last eight months, the Denver district attorney said Thursday. Alexis Fecteau, 42, was charged with seven misdemeanors and a felony for allegedly damaging eight cars in the airport's parking lot by painting and scratching them, the DA's office said in a statement. Police Capt. John Kostigan has said Fecteau spray-painted over pro-Bush stickers and often added his own message to the sides of the vehicles, including a vulgarity, between December and...
  • DFU SONG: Cindy's Birthday (Cindy Sheehan's electro-shock -- irony: orig. song by Johnny CRAWFORD)

    08/18/2005 2:05:35 PM PDT · by doug from upland · 17 replies · 625+ views
    DFU SONGS | 8-2005 | Lyrics, Doug from Upland
    MIDI - CINDY'S BIRTHDAY God rest her heroic son...but look at what she has done She says he had died in vain...clearly, she has gone insane With the moonbat lunatics she plays The doctor's here, is your electro-shock She's camping out in a ditch...soldiers think she is a ***** Everyone had volunteered...they've a mission that is clear We are praying for their safe return The doctor's here, is your electro-shock (musical break) Embolden the Qaeda's in ecstasy She's a useful idiot...enemies plan their next hit They will kill her as they would kill me The doctor's...
  • Leave my family alone by Cindy Sheehan

    08/15/2005 5:54:58 AM PDT · by summer · 256 replies · 6,022+ views
    Liberal blog | Aug 15, 2005 | Cindy Sheehan
    I apparently am the sacrificial lamb of the peace movement. I don't care about myself. Putting myself in the forefront and daring to challenge the president on his lies left myself open to the attacks. Which are, of course, half truths and distortions. CindySheehan's diary :: :: When they start sliming my home life and my family, that's where I draw the line. Yes, my husband has filed for divorce and yes he filed before I left for the VFP Convention and this trip to Crawford and yes IT IS BETWEEN MY HUSBAND AND I. Having Casey murdered in Iraq...
  • Breakdown Lane - Chevy's unlikely new pitchman (is Steve Earle)

    07/28/2005 6:38:29 AM PDT · by weegee · 33 replies · 3,385+ views
    Houston Press ^ | Thursday, July 28, 2005 | John Nova Lomax
    Many music-minded viewers of the MLB All-Star Game earlier this month were shocked, astonished and disillusioned at the newest truck commercial Chevrolet unveiled. I know I was when I saw it a week or so later -- there were the standard shots of Chevy trucks sending up billowing clouds of dust as they thrummed down rutted dirt roads, crashing and splashing through rocky streams, and burly, flannel-shirted rednecks tossing bales of hay around -- but what was that music playing in the background? It was infinitely familiar yet, given its surroundings, completely out-of-place and exotic, like running into your spinster...