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  • Marion Barry is the focus of a federal tax probe

    10/05/2005 6:23:11 AM PDT · by evolved_rage · 11 replies · 617+ views
    The Washington Post vis MSNBC ^ | pdated: 4:54 a.m. ET Oct. 5, 2005 | By Carol D. Leonnig and Yolanda Woodlee
    By Carol D. Leonnig and Yolanda Woodlee The Washington Post Updated: 4:54 a.m. ET Oct. 5, 2005 WASHINGTON - D.C. Council member and former mayor Marion Barry is under investigation for failing to file federal income tax returns and pay his taxes, according to two sources close to the probe. The sources said authorities have been in plea negotiations with Barry (D-Ward 8) to settle issues stemming from tax returns dating to 1998. The discussions follow an investigation by the Internal Revenue Service and the U.S. attorney's office in Washington, they said. It was not immediately clear how much money...
  • National Organization for Women's Emergency Campaign

    02/12/2003 7:55:33 PM PST · by evolved_rage · 6 replies · 4+ views
    snail mail today | Feb 2003 | NOW
    A NOW solicitation for money with the pre-written form letter: To: Senator Patrick Leahy, Senate Judiciary Committee Women across the country are counting on you to use your influence as the most senior Democrat on the Judiciary Committee to block George Bush’s efforts to stack the federal courts with anti-abortion, anti-woman judges. We can’t allow right-wing fanatics to turn back 35 years of progress for women’s rights. Signed: Print Name: E-Mail Address: Address:
  • Anti-Semitic show offers a glimpse of Egypt's views

    11/10/2002 8:56:21 AM PST · by evolved_rage · 2 replies · 4+ views
    Mercury News (Associated Press) ^ | Nov. 09, 2002 | Elise Ackerman
    <p>Egyptians shop for dates at a popular market in Cairo last week marking the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, which will begin on Wednesday, where Muslims will fast from dawn until sunset.</p> <p>CAIRO, Egypt - Mahmoud Esmut went to a local coffee shop just off a road leading to the Pyramids to watch the first episode of an Egyptian soap opera that has become a subject of growing controversy. Billed as a true story, ``Horseman Without a Horse,'' offers a recent history of the Middle East in which Jews are depicted as the architects of Arab woes.</p>
  • Cache of weapons, germs baffles cops DOCTOR'S SUICIDE TRIGGERED INVESTIGATION

    11/03/2002 9:24:07 AM PST · by evolved_rage · 3 replies · 335+ views
    The Mercury News ^ | Jo Thomas, NY Times
    <p>IRVINE - On the morning of Feb. 28, 2000, a man in a black hood ran up to Patrick Riley in front of his office, shot him flush in the face and fled.</p> <p>The bullet missed his brain, and Riley, a biotechnology entrepreneur, survived. But two days later, his business partner, a doctor named Larry C. Ford, killed himself with a shotgun after learning he was suspected of being the mastermind behind the shooting.</p>
  • Why state has few real races for House REDISTRICTING, DEALS ENTRENCH INCUMBENTS (California)

    11/02/2002 9:18:26 AM PST · by evolved_rage · 7 replies · 280+ views
    The Mercury News ^ | 11/2/2002 | Jim Puzzanghera
    <p>WASHINGTON - Two years ago, Rep. Mike Honda was in the thick of one of the most competitive congressional races in the country, with Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, and key congressional leaders from both parties jetting in to San Jose to raise money and sway voters.</p>
  • Help Shannon Spann

    07/26/2002 3:51:21 PM PDT · by evolved_rage · 20 replies · 823+ views
    KSFO Talk Radio ^ | Lee Rodgers
    Help SHANNON SPANN To help out Shannon Spann, widow of CIA agent Johnny Spann who was killed in Afghanistan make out checks to her and you can send them to the station. We'll make sure to send them along to the proper people. Lee Rodgers, Diana Ihde of Fremont and Officer Vic. Diana was the top bidder of Lee's Johnny Mathis and the SF Symphony tickets. Her $1000.00 donation will be added to our Shannon Spann fund. Thanks Diana! Again, make checks payable to SHANNON SPANN but send them to Greg ChapinKSFO Radio900 Front StreetSan Francisco, CA 94111 As of...
  • Simon's ties to foes of abortion

    06/30/2002 9:56:50 AM PDT · by evolved_rage · 10 replies · 171+ views
    <p>Bill Simon Jr.</p> <p>Bill Simon, who has promised to protect abortion rights if he is elected governor, has been a longtime adviser and supporter of an organization with close ties to some of the most extreme members of the anti-abortion movement.</p>
  • Is there a "bin satan" and CIA connection???

    10/24/2001 3:53:45 PM PDT · by evolved_rage · 12 replies · 7+ views
    A plain old question
    Lefties grouse that all evil emanates from the US. I think they suspect that 90% of the world is on the CIA payroll. I have never seen a connection between the CIA and Bin Laden, but is there one... Not that it matters, but some lefties make our tinfoil hatted brothers and sisters appear mainstream, and I would rather ask and know than be a Clinton...