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  • Naughty by Nurture, BFD (Lyrics)

    09/04/2012 10:44:58 PM PDT · by ExxonPatrolUs
    Anger and Defeat | Now | Me
    BIDEN... Army with Disharmony! O drop a load on 'em! OBAMA... BFD, how can I explain it? I'll take you, blame by blame it. To have y'all hoping, shall we change it? B is for BigBro. F's The F-ing Forward Feel. The last D ...well...that's not that real. It's sorta like another way you call a biggie meal. It's four little letters that are missin' in. It's making lemonade that I be pissin' in. As a blaming it goes I gotta start to dissin' in. Bush it! You ever met a mooch and date her in Chicago? You do a...
  • Paterson Aides Said to Have Sought Race-Based Changes to Security Detail in ’08

    08/04/2012 3:20:32 PM PDT · by Altura Ct. · 7 replies
    N Y Times ^ | 7/31/12
    ALBANY — Aides to New York’s first African-American governor wanted a police entourage that looked more like their boss, so they made an unusual request to the State Police: Replace at least 10 white troopers assigned to protect Gov. David A. Paterson with black or Latino officers. The request prompted an extraordinary battle between the Paterson administration and leaders of the State Police shortly after Mr. Paterson, a Democrat, took office in 2008, according to court testimony, e-mails and interviews. Preston L. Felton, at the time the acting superintendent of the State Police and the first African-American to lead the...
  • Five Budgets for a Broke-Down and Busted Amerika (By gold )

    11/22/2011 2:35:12 PM PST · by Hojczyk · 1 replies
    Reason.com ^ | November 22,2011 | Nick Gillespie
    President Obama wants to spend $3.7 trillion next year and $5.7 trillion in 2021. Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) wants to spend $3.6 trillion next year and $4.7 trillion in 2021. The Republican Study Committee (RSC) wants to spend $3.6 trillion next year and $4.2 trillion in 2021. Rand Paul wants to spend $3.7 trillion next year and $3.4 trillion in 2016. The Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC) has a "People's Budget" outline that, in keeping with representing a math-averse nation, doesn't include anything as straightforward as a series of annual-outlay numbers, though it does promise that outlays and revenues in 2021...
  • How to Survive a Pirate Attack

    03/07/2011 8:45:11 AM PST · by Mayr Fortuna · 17 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | Published March 07, 2011 | Paul Eisenberg
    Pirates hijacked 53 ships and held a total of 1,181 hostages ... These very unfortunate events and statistics are renewing and raising awareness about Somali piracy, and many piracy experts echo the advice of Amb. David H. Shinn, former U.S. ambassador to Ethiopia and Burkina Faso, who notes that “leisure travelers have no business going into the Western Indian Ocean until the crisis caused by Somali pirates has ended.”... However, “some pirates come on board just to steal things,” says Capt. James K. Staples, a Master Mariner and U.S. Merchant Marine... Given the fact that he is a desperate person...
  • Dog stayed by owner’s side for 7 days- Golden retriever guarded deceased man, who had dementia

    04/21/2010 4:48:59 PM PDT · by Nachum · 47 replies · 1,736+ views
    msnbc ^ | 4/21/10 | staff
    Through the last six years of his life, Parley Nichols, 81, never left his Hartville, Ohio, home without his dog Lady. The two were best friends, soul mates and constant companions who took care of each other. So when Parley, who had developed dementia, went missing on April 8, it was no surprise that Lady, his 6-year-old golden retriever that he bought as a puppy, was also gone.
  • The Censorship Agenda: Obama Bans "Islam"

    04/17/2010 12:21:03 PM PDT · by Attention Surplus Disorder · 15 replies · 562+ views
    PJTV ^ | 04/07/2010 | Bill Whittle / PJTV
    The Obama administration, on a roll, will now ban the words Islam and jihad – words that appeared hundreds of times in the 9/11 Commission report click here for video
  • Uncorked!

    03/17/2009 9:21:34 PM PDT · by Lorianne · 11 replies · 613+ views
    New York Times ^ | March 13, 2009 | Katherine Bindley
    SPEND $500 on two magnums of Veuve Clicquot Champagne at Bagatelle on West 13th Street in the meatpacking district, and the bottles are delivered to your table with lighted sparklers stuck in their corks. Spend $2,500 on a jeroboam of Veuve Clicquot and some magnums of Dom Pérignon, and the lights dim, the D.J. cues up the theme from “Superman,” and a waiter is hoisted onto the shoulders of his fellow servers. With a tablecloth knotted around his neck as a makeshift cape and his arms outstretched, he carries one of the blazing bottles of bubbly to your table. As...
  • How Did Reagan Defeat Communism?

    11/04/2008 11:33:09 PM PST · by FTL · 37 replies · 1,685+ views
    10/05/08 | FTL
    Reagan taught us how to defeat the Marxists. Marxists are easy to defeat if you defund and bankrupt them. Marxists win ONLY if you agree to play along. Their system is easily overwhelmed by demand. Anytime you give something away for free, there is always a run on that item. This leads to rationing. It has happened in every Socialist nation. North Korea is constantly in cycles of starvation because they work at the minimal level with no incentive while placing the maximum stress on the government to provide. Same thing in Cuba, the Soviets fell and all the Eastern...
  • Baker Case Documents Saved From Shred Order

    12/21/2006 10:26:18 AM PST · by Ancesthntr · 14 replies · 848+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | December 20, 2006 | Aaron Klein
    JERUSALEM – An Israeli businessman who says he served as a broker in a multimillion-dollar Iraqi collection deal by the law firm of former Secretary of State James Baker now charges in a WND interview Baker's firm tried to cover up the alleged transactions, concerned about exposure after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks. The deal was structured to bypass U.S. sanctions on Iraq, according to the middleman, Nir Gouaz, president of Caesar Global Securities in Israel. Gouaz claimed Houston-based Baker Botts made about $30 million collecting funds owed to a South Korean company by the Iraqi government at the peak...
  • Bill Keller "Pissed Off" by "Disgraceful" White House

    09/12/2006 2:08:51 PM PDT · by shrinkermd · 112 replies · 3,466+ views
    Times Watch ^ | 12 September 2006 | Clay Waters
    The Times' executive editor accuses the Bush White House of stirring up a "partisan hatefest" against the paper over its revelation of an anti-terrorist program that monitored international banking transactions. Deep inside New York magazine's front-page profile of Times Executive Editor Bill Keller (ludicrously called a "true centrist" by writer Joe Hagan) is this gem about his reaction to White House criticism of the paper's exposure of its tracking of international banking transactions for terror clues: "They pissed me off....I think the administration is genuinely distressed that we ran the story over their objections. I think they were embarrassed by...
  • Intimate Betrayal: When the Elderly Are Robbed by Their Family Members

    08/30/2006 2:20:52 PM PDT · by shrinkermd · 37 replies · 3,493+ views
    Wall Street Journal ^ | 30 August 2006 | JEFF D. OPDYKE
    Note to retirees: Beware the family. Financial swindles are one of the fastest-growing forms of elder abuse. By some estimates, as many as five million senior citizens are victimized each year, says Sara Aravanis, director of the nonprofit National Center on Elder Abuse, which provides information to federal and state policy makers. Because of the problem's spread, "many states have laws authorizing financial institutions to report suspicions of elderly abuse," says Bruce Jay Baker, general counsel for the Illinois Bankers Association. Earlier this summer, the Securities and Exchange Commission hosted a Seniors Summit to highlight the issue, with SEC Chairman...
  • 30-Year Weather Forecast By Japan

    07/20/2006 6:19:10 PM PDT · by blam · 24 replies · 728+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 7-20-2006 | Colin Joyce
    30-year weather forecast by Japan By Colin Joyce in Tokyo (Filed: 20/07/2006) Japan's science ministry hopes to harness the power of a supercomputer called the Earth Simulator to deliver forecasts 30 years into the future. The computer, which occupies a warehouse in Yokohama, is one of the most powerful in the world. Scientists will use it to analyse long-term trends using data such as atmospheric pressure, global air and sea temperatures, crust movements and currents. The forecasts will tell which areas are likely to experience recurring disasters such as typhoons, storms, heavy snow, coastal erosion and droughts. The government may...
  • King Tut's Necklace Shaped By Fireball

    06/26/2006 4:32:58 PM PDT · by blam · 43 replies · 1,742+ views
    The Australian ^ | 6-26-2006
    King Tut's necklace shaped by fireball June 26, 2006 LONDON: Scientists believe they have solved the mystery surrounding a piece of rare natural glass at the centre of an elaborate necklace found among the treasures of Tutankhamun, the boy pharaoh. They think a fragile meteorite broke up as it entered the atmosphere, producing a fireball with temperatures over 1800C that turned the desert sand and rock into molten lava that became glass when it cooled. Experts have puzzled over the origin of the yellow-green glass -- carved into the shape of a scarab beetle -- since it was excavated in...
  • Pro Wrestler Miffed by Pregnancy Tests

    06/10/2006 2:20:55 AM PDT · by freepatriot32 · 14 replies · 1,275+ views
    http://www.comcast.net ^ | 6 9 06 | KELLY WIESE
    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - A professional wrestler claimed Friday that the state is intruding on her privacy by requiring her to provide proof from her doctor that she is not pregnant within a week of every match. Julie Utley also said pregnancy testing is too expensive for many women to continue participating in the sport. She estimated it would cost her at least $60 a month for tests. The rule took effect in November and is part of state requirements for licensing contact sports such as professional boxing, wrestling and martial arts. Utley, 19, said she has not wrestled since...
  • Judge Rules Dispute to Be Settled By 'Rock, Paper, Scissors' Match (this is not a parody)

    06/08/2006 12:35:39 AM PDT · by freepatriot32 · 28 replies · 979+ views
    http://abcnews.go.com ^ | 6 7 06 | MATT SOKOLOFF
    June 7, 2006 — A federal judge ordered two attorneys to settle their dispute by using the children's playground game "rock, paper, scissors." The ruling yesterday by Judge Gregory Presnell of the U.S. District Court in Orlando, Fla., stated that he was so dissatisfied with the case's "latest in a series of Gordian knots" that he is fashioning "a new form of alternative dispute resolution." In the dispute at hand, the two attorneys could not agree about where to take the sworn statement of a witness in a case concerning payment of insurance claims. The judge's order states that the...
  • How do you screw up the Internet? By letting the FCC regulate it

    05/20/2006 12:07:00 PM PDT · by freepatriot32 · 24 replies · 828+ views
    http://www.lvbusinesspress.com ^ | 5 20 06 | CHUCK MUTH
    Remember the Big Bad Wolf? He dressed up as Grandma, hoping to fool Little Red Riding Hood long enough to eat her. Well, that's the same tactic some liberal groups and Democrats are using these days in Washington, D.C., to get government control over the Internet: Dress up a bad idea in familiar and comforting words and hope the American public will be fooled. This very bad scheme is dressed up in the oh-so-sweet sounding notion of "net neutrality." Those who coined the "net neutrality" term are hoping the words will make the public, and especially lawmakers, believe it's a...
  • Comet Break-Up Pictured By Hubble

    04/28/2006 6:06:26 PM PDT · by blam · 28 replies · 736+ views
    BBC ^ | 4-28-2006
    Comet break-up pictured by Hubble The image shows the break-up of one fragment into smaller pieces The break-up of a comet has been shown in extraordinary detail by the orbiting Hubble Space Telescope. The images reveal the comet has crumbled into over three dozen fragments; many more than had been shown from ground-based observations. Astronomers say the Hubble images will provide an unprecedented opportunity to study a comet's demise. The disintegrating comet will pass Earth on 6 May at a distance of 11.7 million km (7.3 million miles). Comet 73P/Schwassmann-Wachmann 3, discovered in 1930 by German astronomers, orbits the Sun...
  • Self-Destructing Comet To Flash Close By

    04/25/2006 2:17:04 PM PDT · by blam · 46 replies · 1,319+ views
    New Scientist ^ | 4-24-2006 | Kimm Groshong
    Self-destructing comet to flash close by 10:30 24 April 2006 NewScientist.com news service Kimm Groshong Astronomers will soon be treated to a close-up celestial show, with a fragmenting comet streaming across the sky in more than 30 chunks. Comet 73P/Schwassmann-Wachmann 3 has been breaking up since 1995, but between 12 and 14 May will come closer to the Earth than any comet since 1983. Fortunately no threat is posed to Earth since, even at its closest, the nearest of the pieces will be twenty times more distant than the Moon. But astronomers around the world will take advantage of the...
  • Kadima Tells Likud: Withdrawals Will Be Made By 2008

    04/09/2006 10:50:35 AM PDT · by Nachum · 2 replies · 320+ views
    Arutz 7 ^ | Apr 09, '06 | Staff
    Kadima party officials told the Likud’s coalition negotiating team that Kadima plans to implement its “convergence plan” to uproot dozens of Jewish towns in Judea and Samaria by 2008. Kadima negotiators said the withdrawals would be made prior to the next U.S. presidential election in November 2008. After the meeting between the two teams which took place in Ramat Gan’s Maccabiah Olympic village, former Education Minister, MK Limor Livnat (Likud) concluded, “the chance that we’ll be joining the coalition is very, very unlikely.” Kadima negotiators also told their Likud counterparts that Kadima would oppose holding a national referendum on carrying...
  • Ancient Refuge Found By Workmen (Ireland)

    02/25/2006 10:44:53 AM PST · by blam · 67 replies · 1,350+ views
    BBC ^ | 2-25-2006
    Ancient refuge found by workmen The stone-built tunnel leads into the hillside Workmen have unearthed 1,000 years of history on a County Down building site. They have come upon an underground stone-built tunnel in Raholp, where our ancestors might have hidden from the Vikings or from warring neighbours. Archaeologist Ken Neill said that with chambers off from the main tunnel it was a quite complicated souterrain, and probably built by better off farmers. The opening that led to the tunnel - which leads into the hillside - will be sealed and the passage left alone. "It was really somewhere for...
  • 65th Anniversary marked by combat operations in Iraq

    02/01/2006 4:21:04 PM PST · by SandRat · 2 replies · 136+ views
    Marine Corps News ^ | Feb 1, 2006 | Staff Sgt. Timothy S. Edwards
    CAMP FALLUJAH, Iraq (Feb. 1, 2006) -- The 2nd Marine Division’s 65th Anniversary is marked by yet another milestone in its illustrious career: a successful, year-long combat deployment in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. The division assumed control of the Al Anbar province in March 2005 and has aggressively pursued and rooted out insurgent activity throughout the region. Combat operations such as Rivergate and Steel Curtain liberated outlying cities and towns from the grip of the insurgency’s campaigns of murder and intimidation, freeing the people to live free, productive lives. This freedom allowed for two successful national votes. The Constitutional...
  • Kenyans Are 'Insulted' By Dog Food Offer

    01/31/2006 6:01:54 PM PST · by blam · 82 replies · 1,614+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 2-1-2006 | Mike Pflanz
    Kenyans are 'insulted' by dog food offer By Mike Pflanz in Nairobi (Filed: 01/02/2006) A New Zealand businesswoman has provoked outrage in Kenya by promising to ship 42 tons of dog food mix to feed starving children. "It is immoral. It is unacceptable," said John Munyes, Kenya's special programmes minister, who is co-ordinating the response to the drought that has put up to four million people at risk of starvation. He added: "I am offended. It is demeaning." Christine Drummond, a pet-food manufacturer, said she planned to send Kenya 6,000 emergency packs of Mighty Mix dog biscuit containing freeze-dried pork,...
  • Anti-nude law KOd by Fla. court

    01/22/2006 8:46:23 PM PST · by freepatriot32 · 34 replies · 876+ views
    http://www.nydailynews.com/ ^ | 1 22 06 | DAYTONA BEACH
    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Let's get naked! A federal judge struck down Daytona Beach's anti-nudity laws, saying they're unconstitutional. Regulations prohibiting public nudity and nudity in places that sell alcohol violate the First and 14th amendments' protections of free speech and equal protection, the judge decided. Daytona Beach also failed to prove its claim that adult nightclubs create secondary negative impacts on levels of crime, prostitution and illegal drug activity in neighborhoods, the judge wrote. "We won on every single issue," said Daniel Aaronson, a lawyer representing Lollipops Gentleman's Club in its federal lawsuit. Public nudity has been an issue...
  • Fiber optic needs met by former ball player

    01/14/2006 9:06:41 PM PST · by SandRat · 19 replies · 564+ views
    Marine Corps News ^ | Jan 14, 2006 | Cpl. Ruben D. Maestre
    CAMP FALLUJAH, IRAQ (Jan. 14, 2006) -- The tall, soft spoken Texan joined the Marine Corps at the late age of 27. The married father of three children was looking for job stability to support his family, but he also wanted to somehow serve his country after it went to war. “When the war started, I saw the military’s men and women in Iraq, and I asked myself, ‘Why am I too good to be over there?,’” said Cpl. Jack R. McNellie, a Mansfield, Texas, native, assigned to Electronic Maintenance Platoon, Charlie Company, 8th Communication Battalion, II Marine Expeditionary Force,...
  • Pace Comes Away From CENTCOM USO Tour Encouraged by Troops

    01/04/2006 4:16:47 PM PST · by SandRat · 2 replies · 251+ views
    American Forces Press Service ^ | Jan 4, 2005 | Jim Garamone
    WASHINGTON, Jan. 4, 2006 – Troop morale across the U.S. Central Command area of operations is high, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said at the end of a USO trip to the region. Marine Gen. Peter Pace took a weeklong trip to the region that ended Jan 3. He brought stars of screen and comedy and nine tons of Starbucks coffee to cheer the troops at the holidays. "American Idol" 2004 finalist Diana DeGarmo, comedian Reggie McFadden and country singer-songwriter Michael Peterson accompanied the chairman. Retired Army Col. Jack Jacobs, an NBC News analyst who received the...
  • HML/A-269 Marine promoted by father, brother

    12/06/2005 6:48:36 PM PST · by SandRat · 8 replies · 270+ views
    Marine Corps News ^ | Dec 6, 2005 | Lance Cpl. Brandon M. Gale
    MARINE CORPS AIR STATION NEW RIVER, N.C. (Dec. 6, 2005) -- One Marine Light/Attack Helicopter Squadron-269 Marine’s Dec. 1 promotion ceremony was made even more special when he was surprised to find he would be pinned with his new chevrons by his father and brother, both active duty Marines. Lance Cpl. Joseph B. Charboneau, HML/A-269 flightline mechanic, learned only moments before the ceremony that his father, Maj. Peter D. Charboneau, Sr., Marine Corps Combat Development Command force protection integration division branch head, and his brother Cpl. Peter D. Charboneau, Jr., Brig Co. corrections officer, Headquarters and Support Bn., Marine Corps...
  • Fort Riley hit by tornado

    11/30/2005 3:39:00 PM PST · by SandRat · 4 replies · 462+ views
    ARNEWS ^ | Nov 30, 2005 | Debra Skidmore, Fort Riley PAO
    FORT RILEY, Kan. (Army News Service, Nov. 30, 2005) -- Although no injuries were reported, the tornado that struck Fort Riley Nov. 27 displaced 17 military families and damaged nearly 33 sets of quarters to the point they were uninhabitable, post officials said. Garrison emergency crews and recovery teams responded to the tornado within minutes of touch down, establishing a command post in the Ellis Heights housing area, which bore the brunt of the tornado's wrath. Many of the displaced families were relocated to local hotels at no charge to the individuals, while several families elected to stay with friends...
  • Chile Mummies Possibly Done In By Arsenic (Chinchorro)

    11/24/2005 1:20:57 PM PST · by blam · 31 replies · 908+ views
    CNN/Reuters ^ | 11-24-2005
    Chile mummies possibly done in by arsenic Thursday, November 24, 2005; Posted: 10:58 a.m. EST (15:58 GMT) SAN MIGUEL DE AZAPA, Chile (Reuters) -- Living in the harsh desert of northern Chile's Pacific coast more than 7,000 years ago, the Chinchorro fishing tribe mysteriously began mummifying dead babies -- removing internal organs, cleaning bones, stuffing and sewing up the skin, putting wigs and clay masks on them. The Chinchorro mummies are the oldest known artificially preserved dead, dating thousands of years before Egyptian mummies, and the life quest of the archeologists who study them is to discover why this early...
  • REMARKS BY PRESIDENT GEORGE W. BUSH AT REPUBLICAN NATIONAL COMMITTEE DINNER (laughter & applause)

    10/25/2005 6:00:19 PM PDT · by Libloather · 40 replies · 1,399+ views
    White House .gov ^ | 10/25/05 | W
    For Immediate Release Office of the Press Secretary October 25, 2005 REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT AT REPUBLICAN NATIONAL COMMITTEE DINNER Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium Washington, D.C. 6:55 P.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT: Thank you all. Thanks for coming. Please be seated. Thanks for the warm welcome. Mehlman didn't get the dress code. (Laughter.) And neither did I. (Laughter.) Thanks for having me. I'm proud to be here on the 30th birthday of the Eagles. For three decades, Eagles have given great parties, but more importantly, they've supported our party. And I'm grateful. I want to thank you for all your help...
  • Drudge: KFI-AM Los Angeles HIRES Talk Show Host Graham FIRED By WMAL

    08/24/2005 9:39:25 AM PDT · by Nachum · 10 replies · 943+ views
    Drudge Report ^ | Aug. 24, 05 | Drudge
    FLASH: KFI-AM Los Angeles HIRES Talk Show Host Graham FIRED By WMAL After Islam Remarks...
  • Man killed by Sunrise police in drug raid had 2 ounces of marijuana

    08/11/2005 1:12:44 PM PDT · by freepatriot32 · 516 replies · 7,099+ views
    http://www.newsday.com/ ^ | August 10, 2005 | Brian Haas & Kevin Smith
    SUNRISE -- Police seized 2 ounces of marijuana at the home of Anthony Diotaiuto after shooting him 10 times, according to information on the drug raid released Tuesday. Also Tuesday, while many friends and relatives of the 23-year-old bartender and student mourned him at a Davie funeral home, others appeared at a Sunrise City Commission meeting to demand an explanation for the fatal raid "Do 2 ounces of marijuana constitute a death warrant?" asked Sunrise resident William de Larm, a friend of Diotaiuto's.
  • FREEP: Oppose Google's Plan to Give News Agency Status to the International Solidarity Movement/ISM

    08/09/2005 6:32:53 PM PDT · by forty_years · 16 replies · 821+ views
    http://netwmd.com ^ | August 9, 2005 | netWMD, LLC
    Contents IntroductionWhat is the PSM/ISM?ISM Rewriting History ACT NOW! - OPPOSE GOOGLE'S PLAN Automatically send emails opposing Google's planSign a petition Introduction According to Lee Kaplan, writing for FrontPageMagazine.com: The Internet giant Google will give news agency status to the International Solidarity Movement (ISM), according to an anonymous source at Google. If true, the ISM—an affiliate of the anarchist/communist wing of the PLO—would be on par with professional news services such as CNN, Fox, and Associated Press. … The International Solidarity Movement (ISM) and the Palestinian Solidarity Movement (PSM) are related and interconnected organizations that have one goal: the...
  • CAIR Founded by "Islamic Terrorists?"

    07/28/2005 3:24:55 PM PDT · by forty_years · 23 replies · 991+ views
    http://netwmd.com ^ | July 28, 2005 | Daniel Pipes
    The Council on American-Islamic Relations, Inc., filed a defamation lawsuit against Andrew Whitehead, of Anti-CAIR (or ACAIR), a grass-roots project whose name explains its mission: to expose the largest, most vocal, and dangerous Islamist organization in North America.  CAIR's March 2004 lawsuit is part of what seems to be a policy of using the legal process to silence or chill critics. In this case, CAIR claimed it had been harmed by six statements on ACAIR's website, including CAIR's being founded by Hamas supporters, being partially funded by terrorists, and intending to impose Islamic law on the United States.  Then, on...
  • Tolerance in Britain: Prominent Jews targeted by Muslims and neo-Nazis

    07/20/2005 2:23:32 PM PDT · by Nachum · 13 replies · 728+ views
    jihadwatch.org ^ | 15/02/2004 | Rajeev Syal
    In Canada, a Muslim association got Bill Baker to speak; in Britain, "prominent Jews in Britain are being targeted in a wave of anti-Semitic harassment by far-Right and Islamic fundamentalist organisations
  • For Sale by Government

    07/07/2005 1:48:00 PM PDT · by pwking · 10 replies · 527+ views
    Conressman Steve King | July 2005 | Steve King
    From the desk of...Congressman Steve King For Sale by Government The Supreme Court just put a "For Sale" sign in front of every American home, farm and business. No offense, but if somebody can find a way to make the property your house sits on more valuable, maybe by selling your land to a developer for a convenience store, the government can take your house. The kicker is that you'll be paid what the court decides is "just compensation," not market value. The recent 5-4 decision by the Court in Kelo v. City of New London expands eminent domain to...
  • Deputy Fires at Car Driven by 12-Year-Old

    06/27/2005 10:19:12 AM PDT · by Nachum · 57 replies · 1,895+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | June 27, 2005 | Yahoo
    LAKELAND, Fla. - A sheriff's deputy trying to stop an erratic driver fired at the car when it lurched toward him, not realizing a 12-year-old girl was behind the wheel, officials said. Neither she nor her 6-year-old brother were hit. Deputy Chris Hillsgrove and a colleague pursued the car Sunday, eventually blocking it between their two patrol cars. When the deputies exited their vehicles, the car lurched forward and backward into the two cars, then drove toward Hillsgrove, Polk County Sheriff's spokeswoman Michal Shanley said. "He, fearing for his life, fired several shots at the oncoming vehicle and managed to...
  • D.C. gun laws are reviewed by a congressional committee Tuesday

    06/27/2005 3:09:23 AM PDT · by freepatriot32 · 21 replies · 707+ views
    http://www.dcexaminer.com ^ | June 27, 2005 | Josh Eiserike
    The House Government Reform Committee will hold an oversight hearing on the District's gun control laws at 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday. The hearing will consider current gun control laws, current policies to combat violent crimes and - most controversial - the possible effects of repealing current D.C. gun laws. The committee will also discuss constitutional issues relating to the gun laws. This hearing will be in room 2154 of the Rayburn House Office Building. According to the House Committee on Government Reform, identical bills in both the House and Senate would curb the D.C. Council and mayor's authority to regulate...
  • US Gush Katif Supporters Arrive, Questioned by Police

    03/14/2005 1:39:16 PM PST · by Nachum · 8 replies · 300+ views
    Arutz 7 ^ | Mar 14, '05 | staff
    A group of Jews from America arrived in Israel today to show their support for the struggle of the Jews of Gaza and the northern Shomron against the plan to expel them from their homes. 15 members of the group, which is being led by New York State Assemblyman Dov Hikind and includes two State Supreme Court Judges, were detained upon reaching passport control, according to Ruth Lieberman, one of the people waiting to greet the group in Ben Gurion International Airport. “The police questioned them and told them that ‘the Gaza Strip is a closed military zone,’” Lieberman said....
  • Christians on PalTalk Chat Service Tracked by Radical Islamic Web Site(Coptic Murder connection?)

    01/31/2005 10:47:35 AM PST · by Pikamax · 60 replies · 1,302+ views
    NYSUN ^ | 01/31/05 | Daveed Gartenstein-Ross
    Christians on PalTalk Chat Service Tracked by Radical Islamic Web Site By Daveed Gartenstein-Ross Special to the Sun A radical Islamic Web site systematically tracks Christians on PalTalk.com, an Internet chat service on which a New Jersey man received a death threat two months before he and his family were murdered. The password protected Arabic Web site, at the address www.barsomyat.com, features pictures and information about Christians who have been particularly active in debating Muslims on PalTalk. One page from barsomyat.com features a group of photographs of a Syrian Christian, "Joseph," who now lives in Canada. Barsomyat.com's users have posted...
  • day by day's take on the iraqi elections

    01/31/2005 2:26:03 PM PST · by freepatriot32 · 10 replies · 616+ views
    daybydaycartoon ^ | 1 31 05 | chris muir
  • Fast-food McIdiocy: Doug Powers says the real Whoppers are now served by the courts

    01/31/2005 12:47:53 AM PST · by JohnHuang2 · 9 replies · 635+ views
    WorldNetDaily.com ^ | Monday, January 31, 2005 | Doug Powers
    In the past few years, there have been several attempts by overweight people to blame their health problems on McDonald's and other fast-food restaurants, and they have sought legal remedy in the courts. They've argued that fast-food restaurants served them food that has made their belts increase in size to a degree that now the only things that they're able to buckle are floor boards. Personal responsibility takes yet another holiday, and now, thanks to the 2nd U.S. Court of Appeals ruling, it's retired to Barbados for the foreseeable future. A lawsuit was brought against McDonald's on behalf of two...
  • Guns and Jeers Used by Gangs to Buy Silence

    01/16/2005 2:16:35 AM PST · by freepatriot32 · 44 replies · 1,339+ views
    new york times ^ | 1 16 05 | FOX BUTTERFIELD
    OSTON, Jan. 15 - In Boston, a witness to a shooting by a member of a street gang recently found copies of his grand jury testimony taped to all the doors in the housing project where he lives. In Baltimore, Rickey Prince, a 17-year-old who witnessed a gang murder and agreed to testify against the killer, was shot in the back of the head a few days after a prosecutor read Mr. Prince's name aloud in a packed courtroom. And in each city, CD's and DVD's titled "Stop Snitching" have surfaced, naming some people street gangs suspect of being witnesses...
  • Al-Kut, Iraq: After-Battle Report

    01/10/2005 3:39:30 PM PST · by forty_years · 8 replies · 1,172+ views
    http://netwmd.com ^ | 1/10/2005 | MEQ
    In April 2004, followers of Iraqi Shi‘ite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr launched a well-coordinated uprising across southern Iraq. While Western media focused on events in Sadr City, Najaf, and Karbala, violence occurred elsewhere as well. A Coalition Provisional Authority (CPA) source forwarded the following after-action report regarding violence in the town of Al-Kut, the capital of the Wassit governorate and home to the Ukrainian contingent.The unclassified report, written by a coalition security contractor, highlights dysfunction between regional coalition offices and the Coalition Provisional Authority headquarters in Baghdad, as well as tension between diplomats and security officers. The summary faulted a British...
  • Gun collector visited by Waterbury police

    12/10/2004 1:37:50 PM PST · by SASsySIGster · 83 replies · 2,222+ views
    The Waterbury Republican-American ^ | 12-10-2004 | Ben Conery
    WATERBURY -- It never dawned on William Bechard that the two old Smith & Wesson revolvers he found for sale earlier this year in the Bargain News would get him arrested. The classified advertisement newspaper led Bechard, 52, to a man in Hartford who was selling a .32-caliber revolver and a .38-caliber revolver. Bechard, of Waterbury, is an avid gun collector and trader who owns nearly 100 rifles and handguns, nearly all of them more than 50 years old. Bechard said he bought the two revolvers in April for about $300. The man Bechard bought the guns from called about...
  • PLEASE! STOP POSTING SAME MESSAGE ON ALL BOARDS!

    08/16/2002 7:39:49 AM PDT · by Merchant Seaman · 728 replies · 30,137+ views
    Annoyed Reader
    The purpose of FreeRepublic.com's multiple message boards is to limit the topics for each board to particular topics. Posting the same message on all the boards defeats the purpose of multiple-boards for special topics. It is very annoying to see the same message on every bulletin board. PLEASE! DO THE READERS A FAVOR. STOP CROSS-POSTING YOUR MESSAGES!
  • [Theo van Gogh and] "Education By Murder" in Holland

    11/16/2004 11:23:33 AM PST · by stevejackson · 19 replies · 939+ views
    War to Mobilize Democracy ^ | November 16, 2004 | Daniel Pipes
    Editor's note: Readers may also be interested in Holland: Portent of Things to Come? and Dutch Center-Right Coalition Stands up to Islamism."Education by murder" describes the slow and painful way people wake up to the problem of radical Islam. It took 3,000 deaths to wake up Americans, or at least to wake up the half of them who are conservative. Likewise, it took hundreds of deaths in the Bali explosion to semi-wake up Australians; it took the Madrid assault for Spaniards, and the Beslan atrocity for Russians. Twelve workers beheaded in Iraq awoke the Nepalese.But it took just one death...
  • "Side by Side" -song parody Heinz/Kerry (vanity)

    10/30/2004 10:15:35 AM PDT · by Rakkasan1 · 2 replies · 464+ views
    me ^ | 10-30-04 | Rakkasan1
    Well we've got a big barrel of money... We may look angry and funny... But we're travelin' on... Singing our song... Side by side. Through all kinds of weather... What if the polls should fall? As long as we're together, It doesn't matter at all. So we got a huge barrel of money... I'm stupid , she's DUmmy... But we're travelin' on... Singing our song... Side by side. Through all kinds of weather... Drought, flood, rain and snow, We count our money together... So it just don't matter at all... Oh we got a big barrel of money... We may...
  • Democrats for Bush

    10/22/2004 10:13:34 PM PDT · by Former Military Chick · 27 replies · 877+ views
    Tech Central Station ^ | October 21, 2004 | Stephen Green
    Font Size: Democrats for Bush By Stephen Green  Published   10/21/2004  Famously -- or perhaps infamously -- ABC's influential political blog The Note (fawning New Yorker magazine profile? Check.) claimed that "we still can't find a single American who voted for Al Gore in 2000 who is planning to vote for George Bush in 2004."  That was last August.  Since then, I've kept a scorecard of exactly which Gore voters are supporting Bush this year.  Some of them, even ABC News may have heard of. Ed Koch -- lifelong Democrat, former Congressman, and New York City councilman and mayor --...
  • Day By Day

    10/17/2004 6:53:43 PM PDT · by Navy Patriot · 1 replies · 159+ views
    www.daybydaycartoon.com ^ | Sept. 11, 2004 | Chris Muir
    Day By Day for September 11, 2004
  • The Protest Barometer-NYC Rates Expected Mayhem at RNC

    08/23/2004 10:15:25 PM PDT · by Mr.Atos · 11 replies · 757+ views
    New York Metro.com ^ | August 19, 2004 | Carla Spartos
    You know Bush must go but which protest is right for you? Some protesters are angrier than others. Some will be closer to the GOP Zone. And, some are sending signals that a law or two may be broken. We've laid out your ten best options and rated them on how hot we expect them to get. A31 August 31, all day, concluding with a 7 p.m. swarming of Madison Square Garden An ad-hoc collective of anarchist groups has called for a day of direct action, which kicks off at 9:30 a.m. outside Tavern on the Green and culminates in...