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  • Chavez turns to Iran on military, uranium

    04/10/2006 12:16:09 PM PDT · by demoRat watcher · 8 replies · 484+ views
    THE WASHINGTON TIMES ^ | April 10, 2006 | Rowan Scarborough
    Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is seeking to deepen ties with Iran, with discussions on holding joint military exercises and obtaining uranium, according to Bush administration officials. Hamas also is talking to Caracas about sending representatives to Venezuela to raise money for the militant group's newly elected Palestinian government. But relations with another ally, Russia, have soured over a deal in which Moscow is selling 100,000 AK-47s to Venezuela. The South American country was counting on receiving new rifles, but Russia has shipped a number of refurbished models, prompting Caracas to halt the deal, the U.S. sources said.
  • Edwards on tour promoting min. wage hikes [AZ, NM, MI, OH: Prepare for intercept!]

    06/23/2005 6:37:22 PM PDT · by demoRat watcher · 5 replies · 465+ views
    Whine Central ^ | June 23, 2005 | John Edwards, Presidential Wannabe
    Prepare to intercept! John Edwards, the junk-science millionaire and ex-senator from NC, is making the Grande Tour of various union strongholds promoting a minimum wage increase. He will be proudly proclaiming his newest junk-statistics "36 million Americans are impoverished today - that's 13 million more than there were thirty years ago - and many are hard working men and women who simply cannot work their way out of poverty," unless someone challenges his nonsense! Please note that he is specifically targeting the "swing states" from the last election cycle. [It's over, John; You lost!] Next Week: Tues., June 28 12:00...
  • Time to set the clocks back to standard time

    10/30/2004 4:40:43 PM PDT · by demoRat watcher · 69 replies · 1,547+ views
    Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier, IA ^ | Oct. 30, 2004 | staff
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Amid nippy autumn air and a gathering of Halloween ghosts and goblins, most of the nation is preparing to set clocks back an hour with the return of standard time. The clocks change officially at 2 a.m. Sunday, but most people will do it before going to bed Saturday night. That shifts an hour of light from evening to morning as trick-or-treaters make their rounds Sunday night. Daylight-saving time returns the first Sunday in April 2005.
  • Freep the DemoRats and Greet our President(Bellevue-Aug. 22, Seattle-Aug 23)

    08/07/2003 8:56:15 PM PDT · by demoRat watcher · 44 replies · 377+ views
    Washington State Freepers - President Bush is coming to see you all! What a great opportunity to bring your families to line the streets, waving the American flag, and cheering!The DUers are planning a little protest and have set up a website with visit information. Let's use their organizational skills to our benefit. LOL! WARNING-The part you are about to read may make you "BARF"--- Washington Says, “STOP BUSH!” Bush is coming into WA, on Aug 22nd, for a fundraising dinner with his eastside congregation- from what sources have told us- at the home of the McCaws’- a ceo of...