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  • Have a Threshold for Disgusting Things?

    01/13/2017 9:56:53 AM PST · 1 of 31
    This is a short video which purports to show how our different levels of fear of disease (disgust) form our attractions to one another, our religious believes, and our political philosophys. Interesting
  • College Advice

    12/29/2016 9:52:32 PM PST · 51 of 137
    flyover to nopardons

    My Grandson says he sees very few Muslims in Heidelberg and that he would rather walk the streets of most German cities than the streets around most colleges in the US.

  • College Advice

    12/29/2016 9:35:13 PM PST · 35 of 137
    flyover to Tai_Chung

    He has bought health insurance because his father’s plan would not cover him there.

  • College Advice

    12/29/2016 9:19:59 PM PST · 20 of 137
    flyover to Tai_Chung

    I have a Grandson taking advantage of this attending school at Heidelberg University in Germany.
    How US students get a university degree for free in Germany
    By Franz Strasser BBC News, Germany

    3 June 2015
    From the section Magazine


    While the cost of college education in the US has reached record highs, Germany has abandoned tuition fees altogether for German and international students alike. An increasing number of Americans are taking advantage and saving tens of thousands of dollars to get their degrees.

  • TERROR IN MALI: US special forces storm hotel and free six American hostages

    11/20/2015 8:59:57 AM PST · 57 of 72
    flyover to samtheman

    Wikepedia list the following for just the past year, it has a list of terrorist attacks dating back to the 80’s.

    2015 to present

    Afghanistan January 5, 2015 A car packed with explosives drove up to the headquarters of EUPOL Afghanistan, a European police-training organization, in Kabul and detonated. Taliban claimed responsibility. 1 killed 16 wounded.[87]
    Iraq January 6, 2015 Two suicide bombers attacked a mosque in the town of Al-Jubba while Iraqi soldiers were resting, killing 10 soldiers plus the two attackers. Clashes following the bombings left 13 security personnel dead and 21 wounded.[88]
    France January 7–9, 2015 A series of five attacks in and around Paris kill 17 people, plus three attackers, and leave 22 other people injured.
    Nigeria January 8, 2015 2015 Baga massacre. Boko Haram attacks town of Baga in northern Nigeria killing at least 200 people. Another 2000 are unaccounted for.[89]
    Lebanon January 10, 2015 In the 2015 Jabal Mohsen suicide attacks 9 people died and 30+ were wounded.
    Egypt January 29, 2015 January 2015 Sinai attacks. 44 killed, several wounded.
    Pakistan January 30, 2015 Suicide bomber killed at least 55, injuring at least 59 in a Shiite mosque in southern Pakistan.[90]
    Pakistan February 13, 2015 Heavily armed militants killed at least 19 people and wounded more than 40 after they stormed into a Shiite mosque during Friday Prayer in a suburb of Peshawar.[91]
    Denmark February 14–15, 2015 2015 Copenhagen shootings. A gunman opened fire at the Krudttoenden café and later at the Great Synagogue in Copenhagen, killing two civilians and injuring five others.[92]
    Nigeria March 7, 2015 Five suicide bomb blasts leave 58 dead and 143 wounded in the 2015 Maiduguri suicide bombing.
    Pakistan March 15, 2015 Suicide bombers kill at least 15 people in attacks on two churches in Lahore.[93]
    Tunisia March 18, 2015 Bardo National Museum attack. Militants linked to Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) attack the Bardo National Museum with guns, killing 21 people and injuring around 50.[94]
    Yemen March 20, 2015 2015 Sana’a mosque bombings. 135 killed in bombings on several mosques by ISIL.[95]
    Libya March 25, 2015 – ISIL affiliates, The Shura Council of Benghazi Revolutionaries in Libya carried out suicide bombings in the city of Benghazi. Twelve were killed and 25 wounded. Five additional dead during attacks with a local militia.[96]
    Somalia March 27, 2015 – Makka al-Mukarama hotel attack. 20+ dead 28 wounded.
    Kenya April 2, 2015 – 148 people — most of them Christian students — killed in Al-Shabaab’s Garissa University College attack.[97]
    Saudi Arabia April 8, 2015 – In the city of Riyadh two policemen are shot dead. ISIL is blamed to be behind the attack.[98][99]
    Somalia April 14, 2015 – Militants of Al-Shabaab attack a government building in Mogadishu in the 2015 Ministry of Higher Education attack. 17 dead 15 wounded.
    Iraq April 17, 2015 – A series of bombings by the ISIL occurred through Baghdad. 40+ killed 59+ injured.[100]
    IraqIraqi Kurdistan April 17, 2015 – A car bomb exploded at the entrance of the US consulate in Erbil, Iraq. ISIL took credit for the attack. 3 killed 5 wounded.[101]
    Afghanistan April 18, 2015 – A suicide bomb detonated in front of a bank in Jalalabad, Afghanistan. ISIL claims responsibility. 33 killed 100+ injured.[102]
    France April 19, 2015 – A 32-year Frenchwoman is murdered by a gunman whose plot to attack a church is foiled shortly after.[103]
    Somalia April 20, 2015 – A minivan of UN workers was bombed by Al-Shabaab in the Puntland region of Somalia. 9 dead 4 injured.[104]
    Bosnia and Herzegovina April 27, 2015 – At the Zvornik police station terrorist attack in the city of Zvornik, Republika Srpska, in Bosnia and Herzegovina, an armed member of a wahhabist movement opened fire on the police. In the shooting, a police officer was killed, two others were injured, and the attacker was killed by police.[105]
    Iraq May 3, 2015 – Two car bombs were detonated ten minutes apart in Baghdad, Iraq. Nineteen were killed and an unknown number wounded. ISIS claimed responsibility for the attacks.[106]
    United States May 3, 2015 – Two gunmen attacked the Curtis Culwell Center during a ‘Draw Muhammad’ cartoon art exhibit in Garland, Texas . 2 dead (perpetrators) 1 injured.[107][108][109][110][111]
    Afghanistan May 3, 2015 – Taliban militants overran checkpoints in Warduj, killing 17 policemen.[112]
    Afghanistan May 4, 2015 – A government bus was attacked by a suicide bomber in Kabul, killing one person and injuring 15 others.[113]
    Iraq May 10, 2015 – Two car bombs were detonated ten minutes apart in Baghdad, Iraq and surrounding towns of Taji and Tarmiyah. ISIS claims responsibility. 14 were killed and wounding 30.[114]
    Afghanistan May 10, 2015 – A bus carrying Afghan government employees was attacked in Kabul by a suicide bomber, killing 3 people and injuring 10. Taliban claimed responsibility.[115]
    Pakistan May 13, 2015 – A bus carrying Shia Muslims was attacked by six armed gunman who rode up in motorcycles. Several Islamist groups claim responsibility. 45 dead 13 injured.[116]
    Afghanistan May 14, 2015 – A hotel that was hosting a cultural event was attacked by Taliban fighters in Kabul leaving 14 dead including an American, an Italian, and 4 Indians.[117]
    Afghanistan May 17, 2015 – A Taliban suicide attack near the entrance of Hamid Karzai International Airport targeting a European police training vehicle. 3 dead 18 injured.[118]
    Afghanistan May 19, 2015 – A suicide car bombing detonated in the parking lot of a Justice Ministry building in the diplomatic section of Kabul, killing 4 people wounding 42.[119]
    Libya May 21, 2015 – A suicide bomber detonated his explosives at a military checkpoint outside of Misrata killing himself and two guards.[120]
    Saudi Arabia May 22, 2015 – A suicide bomber attacked a Shia mosque during prayer in the al-Qadeeh village. ISIS claimed responsibility for the attack. 21 dead +90 injured.[121]
    Afghanistan May 25, 2015 – Taliban militants killed 19 policemen and six soldiers during a siege at a police compound in Nawzad District of Afghanistan.[122]
    Kenya May 26, 2015 – Al-Shabaab militants attacked two police patrols which turned into a gun battle north of Garissa, 5 police officers were injured but they were able to kill both of the attackers.[123]
    Iraq May 28, 2015 – Two car bombs were set off minutes apart targeting the Cristal Grand Ishtar Hotel and the Babylon. 10 killed and 30 wounded.[124]
    Saudi Arabia May 29, 2015 – A suicide bomber attacked a Shia mosque in Dammam detonating the bomb in the parking lot. 4killed, unknown injured.[125]
    Iraq June 1, 2015 – Three suicide bombers in humvees attacked an Iraqi police station in the Tharthar region in Northern Anbar Province. 41 dead, 63 wounded.[126]
    Turkey June 5, 2015 – 2015 Diyarbakır rally bombings – Twin bombing of a Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) rally. 4 dead, over 100 injured.[127][128]
    Iraq June 13, 2015 – Four suicide SUV car bombs went off in an Iraqi police station in the Hajjaj near Tikrit and Baiji. 11 dead, 27 injured.[129]
    France June 26, 2015 – Saint-Quentin-Fallavier attack – Beheading in a factory near Lyon, head marked with Arabic writing and Islamist flags. Gas canisters planted provoked a fire. 1 dead, 11 injured.[130]
    Kuwait June 26, 2015 – 2015 Kuwait mosque bombing – 27 people killed in explosion at Shia Imam Sadiq mosque in Kuwait City, medical sources tell Al Jazeera. Claimed by ISIS
    Tunisia June 26, 2015 – 2015 Sousse attack – Attack in Tunisia against two tourist hotels, over 28 people died.
    Somalia June 26, 2015 – Battle of Leego (2015) Attack on AMISOM base in Somalia with a car bomb, assault rifles and RPGs, causing over 30 military deaths.
    Israel June 29, 2015 – 2015 Shuvat Rachel shooting shooting attack on civilian car, 1 death.
    Turkey July 20, 2015 – 2015 Suruç bombing Suicide bombing killed 33 people and injured 104 in Kurdish majority city of Suruç. ISIL claims responsibility.[131]
    Iraq August 13, 2015 – 2015 Baghdad market truck bombing A truck bomb in a Baghdad market killed more than 70 and injures 200.[132]
    France August 21, 2015 – 2015 Thalys train attack Shooting and stabbing in train traveling from Amsterdam to Paris injures 5. The incident is believed by French police to be an Islamist terrorist attack.[133]
    Iraq September 17, 2015 – Two suicide bombings in Baghdad killed 10 and injured 55. ISIL claims responsibility.[134]
    Germany September 17, 2015 – An Islamist of Iraqi descent attacked and injured a police officer with a knife in Berlin. 1 injured, 1 dead (perpetrator).[135]
    Yemen September 24, 2015 – A bomb attack on a Shia mosque in Sana’a killed 25 and injured dozens more during prayers for the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha. Claimed by ISIL.[136]
    Bangladesh September 29, 2015 – Three men on a motorbike shot and killed an Italian aid worker. The attack has been claimed by ISIL.[137]
    Nigeria October 1, 2015 – Multiple suicide bombings by Boko Haram in North-East Nigeria killed 14 people (including the bombers) and injured 39.[138]
    Israel October 1, 2015 – Gunmen opened fire on a car near Nablus on the northern West Bank, killing a man and woman. 4 of their 6 children were also in the car and witnessed the attack, but were uninjured. The attackers have been praised by Hamas.[139][140]
    Australia October 2, 2015 – 2015 Parramatta shooting. A NSW Police Force civilian employee was shot dead outside NSW Police Force headquarters on Charles Street, Parramatta, Sydney by a 15-year old lone gunman. The gunman then engaged with NSW Police Special Constables in a shootout before being killed, 2 dead.[141]
    Bangladesh October 3, 2015 – A Japanese man was shot and killed in a similar fashion to an Italian aid worker killed 4 days earlier. The attack has been claimed by ISIL.[142]
    Iraq October 3, 2015 – In Baghdad, two suicide bombings in Shiite majority neighbourhoods kill at least 18 people and injure 61. Attack claimed by ISIL.[143]
    Afghanistan October 5, 2015 – Two suicide bombings in Kabul targeted an Afghan intelligence centre. 3 people were injured in the attack, claimed by the Taliban.[144][145]
    Somalia October 7, 2015 – Militants of Al-Shabaab ambushed and killed the nephew of Somalia’s president, Hassan Sheikh Mohamud. 2 dead.[146]
    Turkey October 10, 2015 - In the 2015 Ankara bombings 102 people were killed and over 400 others injured. According to two high ranked sources in the Turkish security forces ISIL is most likely responsible.[147][148]
    Chad October 10, 2015 – Multiple suicide bombings in Chad killed 33 people and injured 51. The attack is believed to be the work of Boko Haram.[149]
    AfghanistanUnited Kingdom October 11, 2015 – A bomb attack in Kabul, targeting a British military convoy injured 7 Afghan civilians. The attack has been claimed by the Taliban.[150]
    Nigeria October 22, 2015 – 20 people were killed in the northeast state of Borno, Nigeria in a Boko Haram attack.[151]
    EgyptRussia October 31, 2015 – Bomb on board a Russian jet brings it down in Sinai, bound for St Petersburg, killing 224 people.[152]
    Lebanon November 12, 2015 – Twin suicide bombings kill 42 people in the capital city of Beirut.[153]
    France November 13-14, 2015 – Simultaneous terrorist attacks in Paris kill 136, and wound 352. They involved a series of coordinated attacks which consisted of mass shootings and suicide bombings. This incident was the most fatal event on French soil since World War II.[154]
    Nigeria November 17, 2015 – A suicide attack at a market in Yola killed more than 30 people and hospitalised more than 80. The attack is thought to be the work of Boko Haram.[155]
    France November 18, 2015 – A Jewish history teacher was stabbed in the arm and leg by three Islamists in Marseille.[156]
    Bosnia and Herzegovina November 18, 2015 – A lone wolf Islamist killed two soldiers and injured civilians. 3 dead 5 wounded.[157]
    Mali November 20, 2015 – Bamako hotel attack. Gunmen yelling “Allahu Akbar” storm a hotel in Bamako, Mali. Three killed, and more than 80 have been taken hostage.

  • Civilian who killed Sailor at Naval Station Norfolk identified

    03/28/2014 9:01:14 AM PDT · 25 of 35
    flyover to wtd
    Nothing is made of the fact that a Male Navyman (in this case) felt he needed to give his life in order to protect a Female NavyMAN. In my opinion many incidents such as this will occur in combat situations and will seriously degrade the capability and effectiveness of our fighting forces.
  • The Architect of Destruction

    08/26/2013 6:01:25 AM PDT · 9 of 13
    flyover to flyover
    Should have added; “aside from the Constitutional question of where he was born”.
  • The Architect of Destruction

    08/26/2013 5:53:46 AM PDT · 8 of 13
    flyover to To Hell With Poverty
    Thanks, I did a google search to find what else she has written and found her blog.
    This particular column reflects my view to the fact that the importance of where he was born is not as great as where he (Barack, or any other candidate) was raised. Many examples of “give me a man until he is ?? and I will give you the man”, The Catholic Church, Stalin etc.
  • The Architect of Destruction

    08/25/2013 5:34:27 PM PDT · 1 of 13
    Received this as an email, Thought it reflects the thoughts of the people on this forum.
  • Beyond 9mm: Concealed Carry in .40 and .45

    01/09/2013 10:22:59 AM PST · 85 of 105
    flyover to bestintxas 1911 lands ATF approval, importation to begin in 2013

    The ATF has given Arsenal the green light to import their double-barreled, double-everything 1911. Arsenal turned a lot of heads a few months back when they announced their truly unique handgun, the AF2011-A1, but many assumed that the gun would never wind up for sale in the U.S., because it fires two cartridges with one pull of the trigger, making it a machine gun according to federal law.

    Arsenal maintained that their double trigger design, and matching pair of sears and hammers, would not raise the hackles of the gatekeepers of the guns, and they were right on the money. From their press release:

    “The US Department of Justice, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (BATFE) has officially granted import permission and sale in the United States of America of the AF2011-A1 Second Century double barrel pistol, with a total score of 120 Points, according to Form 4590.

    “Arsenal Firearms Group proudly announces the official distribution to America of the whole line of double barrel firearms and dedicated accessories starting on January the 1st 2013, through the appointed US Importer of Record, Apex International LLC of Middletown, CT and according to a ‘Direct Dealer Distribution.’

    “The Company wishes to take this opportunity to thank warmly the millions of followers, enthusiasts and supporters in the United States of America and worldwide: they are part of the dream and indeed our main reason to be.”

    We can’t help but be excited about this crazy handgun. Yes, it’s ridiculous, we completely agree with that. It’s two inches thick and weighs four pounds unloaded. Even with a full set of magazines it’s got a capacity of 8+8+1+1 rounds, and it’s probably going to cost a cubic foot of money.

    It’s just… we’re so surprised that this gun is going to even be available. How can we not want to get behind one?

    Arsenal says that they will have a full line of firearms and accessories and they will launch all of it at the 2013 SHOT Show. This may mean just the AF2011-A1, but we hope it means their Second Century double 1911 chambered in .38 Super and also their highly-anticipated Strizh pistols.

    Their Strizh, or Strike One as they plan to market it in the U.S., is a truly 21st century handgun, a striker-fired pistol built on either a polymer or alloy frame designed for law enforcement and competition use. The Russian ministry of defense has already announced that they intend to retire the Makarov and replace it with the Strizh.

    Arsenal is a joint Russian and Italian firm that’s still just a couple of years old, but they have our attention to say the least. Their designs are innovative and promising, and the wait between now and SHOT Show is going to kill us. to think of it - firing one warning shot between the eyes - would get both eyes.


    01/08/2013 10:06:05 AM PST · 14 of 79
    flyover to flyover

    You can sure tell I haven’t posted much recently. Sorry about the multiple entrees.


    01/08/2013 9:54:50 AM PST · 1 of 79
    Received this via email and thought the idea might interest users on this site.
  • Obama Christmas Card vs. Bush Christmas Card

    12/10/2012 12:06:48 PM PST · 37 of 44
    flyover to Talkradio03

    This is great! It may become the #1 Christmas song this year. These guys have got the answer.. great song!

    Click on this link to hear “It’s Called Christmas!””

  • Mitt Romney’s Mormon faith tangles with a quirk of Arkansas history (Mountain Meadows card played)

    05/21/2012 8:32:52 AM PDT · 37 of 138
    flyover to Seizethecarp

    Obama’s religion of “Liberation Theology” sprinkled with Islam and Marxism is off the table, according to Romney. Hard to understand why he would take such a step knowing that Mormanism was going to be a major attack point on him (Romney).

  • "Test of Fire: Election 2012"

    05/21/2012 8:00:42 AM PDT · 4 of 9
    flyover to flyover
  • "Test of Fire: Election 2012"

    05/21/2012 7:50:12 AM PDT · 1 of 9
  • Microsoft returning Windows to 'the digital dark ages'? (Mozilla argues Windows 8 bans Firefox)

    05/10/2012 11:54:25 AM PDT · 37 of 55
    flyover to SeekAndFind

    OK I blew it, it is talking arm processors. Helps to read before ranting. I get irratated with all the Flak about Microsoft though.

  • Microsoft returning Windows to 'the digital dark ages'? (Mozilla argues Windows 8 bans Firefox)

    05/10/2012 11:50:15 AM PDT · 36 of 55
    flyover to SeekAndFind

    This is non-sense, I’m running Windows 8 right now with FF as my browser. Windows 8 is about the best browser I’ve ever used. Turn youir computer “on” and your up and running in less than 30 seconds. I’m having some problems with Java Script but it has not been upgraded for win8 yet.

  • Homeschool Tech College

    05/06/2012 9:01:50 PM PDT · 26 of 35
    flyover to Chickensoup

    Have him join the Navy or Air Force, He will be tested for knowledge and aptitude and placed in a field where he will receive the best training available while he is receiving room and board and pay. He will also be earning money for a college scholarship.

  • SOPA Mark-up Delayed as Support Continues to Crumble

    12/21/2011 10:39:35 AM PST · 3 of 8
    flyover to ShadowAce

    SOPA: So how much does it cost to buy off America’s Internet freedom?

    By David Gewirtz | December 19, 2011, 3:34am PST

    Summary: I’m not saying we’re being sold out for mere chump change. But I am saying that each time we look at this bill, we find something else that just ain’t right.

    I want you to remember these names: Lamar Smith, Joe Baca, Howard Berman, Marsha Blackburn, Mary Bono Mack, John Carter, Steven Chabot, John Conyers, Jim Cooper, Elton Gallegly, Robert Goodlatte, Tim Holden, Peter King, John Larson, Adam Schiff, Brad Sherman, Lee Terry, Melvin Watt, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, John Barrow, Steve Scalise, Ben Luján, Judy Chu, William Owens, Karen Bass, Ted Deutch, Ben Quayle, Tim Griffin, Dennis Ross, Alan Nunnelee, Thomas Marino, and Mark Amodei.——————


    10/01/2011 10:05:15 PM PDT · 3 of 7
    flyover to flyover

    Ok it is late and I read what the stats say in the wrong way.


    10/01/2011 10:00:11 PM PDT · 2 of 7
    flyover to Sen Jack S. Fogbound
    If those figures are correct I must have a lousy tax accountant (me) I've paid a minimum of 15 to 17 % for forever, and that is as calculated by Turbo Tax.
  • Mo. town calls on KU (University of Kansas) to drop mascot

    09/19/2011 8:38:14 AM PDT · 40 of 43
    flyover to Zakeet

    This article should be read with the understanding that Missouri is making a big deal about the 150th anniversary of the Civil War with many of the battles reenacted over the next several years. Missouri ranks third after Virginia and Tennessee in the number of Civil War battles.

  • London Riots: 'We Can't Cope', Police Admit

    08/10/2011 9:11:42 AM PDT · 50 of 64
    flyover to PATRIOT1876
    My grandson interviewed me for a high school term paper on things that happened during my lifetime, and the Kent State Incident was one of the questions. I told him that the killing of the students was probably a positive because the student riots stopped all most immediately, He said his teacher could not believe anyone could think killing people was a positive thing. Other things that bothered her were my opinion of JFK, Nixon, Vietnam, and the A’bombing of Japan.
  • Jindal says Morganza Floodway to open Sat. or Sun.; tells parishes to begin evacuation notifications

    05/13/2011 4:04:22 PM PDT · 18 of 28
    flyover to trumandogz
    Except for blaming Jendahl, I agree with your statement. It appears they are willing to destroy the entire Mississippi Basin in order to save New Orleans. The levees in Southeast Missouri were blown to save Cairo Ill and ultimately New Orleans. I doubt that the city of Cairo was worth as much as the cost of the crops and homes in Southeast Missouri but the cost to the Corp of Engineers would have been much greater in that the claim that "the Corp is racist" would be heard for the next 10 years.
  • Senior official in Pakistan's ISI confirms bin Laden killed

    05/01/2011 10:32:43 PM PDT · 18 of 24
    flyover to dsthompson

    I agree, had to turn the sound off it bothered me so much. I feel the same way when I see the celebrations after a touchdown. As some one once said “Act like you’ve been there.” But how do you celebrate the occasion in a dignified manner.

  • The NOT Rush Limbaugh LIVE Radio Show Thread - Thursday, April 28, 2011 (MARK STEYN GUEST HOSTS)

    04/28/2011 1:53:10 PM PDT · 156 of 165
    flyover to ExCTCitizen

    I agree we need him but he has all ready sacrificed a couple of marriages for us. I don’t think I have ever heard him allow emotions to affect his talking points as they did this past week he usually gets his point across with intellect and humor.

  • The NOT Rush Limbaugh LIVE Radio Show Thread - Thursday, April 28, 2011 (MARK STEYN GUEST HOSTS)

    04/28/2011 8:39:56 AM PDT · 15 of 165
    flyover to rightwingintelligentsia
    I agree it was rather odd but if you listened to Tuesday's show you at times felt like Rush was “over the top” or was it just me? I think he has become so concerned about where this Pres is taking us that the show is no longer fun for him. I also think that he is so determined to make this marriage work that he doesn't spend the time in “Show prep” he has always done in the past and that bothers him. After listening this week I wonder if he is about ready to throw in the towell.
  • Navy Officer in Hot Water for Retaliating Against Ensign After Anti-Gay Harassment Charge

    02/11/2011 3:36:31 PM PST · 38 of 53
    flyover to The Unknown Republican

    Never mind I see he has 16 years in, and is not a flight officer must be a mustang or an LDO. Still find the 2 pins interesting.

  • Navy Officer in Hot Water for Retaliating Against Ensign After Anti-Gay Harassment Charge

    02/11/2011 3:22:18 PM PST · 32 of 53
    flyover to The Unknown Republican

    In the Fox News Picture the man has 5 rows of ribbons plus 2 pins, ensign to lt jq is 2 years. Pilot training is at least a year plus 3 months of ocs. How is this man an ensign?

  • Judge lets six states join Fla. reform lawsuit

    01/21/2011 8:30:46 AM PST · 8 of 13
    flyover to ilgipper

    Since you don’t actually vote for the listed name on a ballot but for an elector pledged to vote for that man couldn’t they get around his name being on the ballot by placing another name on the ballot who has pledged all of his electors to Barack or are the laws being written in such away as to ensure that electors coming out of that state must vote for a candidate who has proven his elgibility to be President.

  • Republicans Aim to Block FCC's New Internet Rules Before They Go Into Effect

    12/23/2010 7:37:33 AM PST · 6 of 35
    flyover to FormerACLUmember

    They were also going to filibuster DADT, and the Start treaty. I have lost all confidence in them.

  • Alabama Town’s Failed Pension Is a Warning

    12/23/2010 6:39:27 AM PST · 60 of 166
    flyover to Leisler

    You are right plus the funding election are held at such a time as to minimize large participation. School funding, bonds——Apr; Municipal bonds, funds-——Aug. All funding and bonds issues should be voted for in the general election in Nov.

  • Amendment Would Enable States to Repeal Federal (Commiecare™) Law

    12/19/2010 7:12:17 PM PST · 7 of 30
    flyover to Libloather

    a better idea is to just repeal the 17th amendment and let the state legislatures appoint a senator that would truly represent their ideas and ideals and if such person failed in that task, recall him. .

  • Angry Over Airport Full Body Scans? On the Horizon, Red Flag Tests

    11/15/2010 6:36:03 PM PST · 28 of 28
    flyover to jmcenanly

    Tried getting into a banking site on my new lap top computer 3 days ago. The site would not honor my password and ID because it did not recognize my computer. I was asked if I were willing to answer a few questions and proceeded to throw 7 multiple choice questions at me that I had never disclosed to that site such as: Mothers birth city, current auto tag numbers, square footage of my house, names of children, and several others I don’t remember. I was not able to get into the site, it told me my only option was to go to a computer that that site was familiar with. So I have no doubts about the authenticity of this article.

  • Russian Radio Signal UVB-76 has stopped transmitting.. UH-OH

    06/07/2010 7:32:41 AM PDT · 87 of 96
    flyover to VeniVidiVici

    A friend and I were trying to figure out which site you have in the picture. You can look at the present status of all the flr-9’s at this location.

  • Physician's letter to the President

    05/31/2010 8:52:28 PM PDT · 12 of 38
    flyover to DogByte6RER

    Ray Stevens Take on this- “Come to the USA”

  • U.S. military told to get ready in Korea standoff

    05/24/2010 11:01:03 AM PDT · 24 of 34
    flyover to kbennkc

    Couldn’t wake LBJ to formulate a response.

  • U.S. military told to get ready in Korea standoff

    05/24/2010 10:42:37 AM PDT · 19 of 34
    flyover to ETL

    I can’t imagine China wanting to see this since it would probably bankrupt us (their money) plus we are there biggest trading partner. But Russia could kill 2 rivals by coaxing NK into a war, and NK could stave off any unrest within country by rallying their people against the US. We are approaching the anniversary of the Korean War. In the early 90s we were at about this same point but we bought them off with aid. We don’t have that kind of money or influence now.

  • Let's March for Freedom in DC, THIS SUMMER, 2010!

    03/22/2010 8:45:35 AM PDT · 12 of 22
    flyover to Man50D
    What we need to do is duplicate Jericho with a march around the capitol down to and around the White House back to the capitol etc for 7 days and nights.
  • 'Man with the golden arm' saves 2million babies in 1/2 century of donating rare type of blood

    03/22/2010 8:24:34 AM PDT · 29 of 33
    We had this problem in the 70s,I am RH pos, my wife is RH neg. Our first child was born with the same RH factor as my wife,so no problem. Our second child was RH pos. Our third child was again RH pos. My wife was closely watched by her doctor during this pregnancy.

    When the baby was born he was immediately sent to Walter Reed via helicopter and over the course of the next month received 3 complete blood transfusions as well as 24 hours a day under special lighting.

    The shot has to be given immediately after the birth of a child with differing Rh factors from the mother, it keeps her from developing antigens. although the shot was available after our 2nd child, the doctor did not give it to my wife.

    After the 3rd child we had my wives tubes tied, we were told another child with a pos Rh would probably kill my wife and the baby. That child today is a Lieutenant in the Navy currently in Naval Post Grad School in Monterrey Calif.

  • (Vanity) Which do you recommend: Dish or Direct TV

    03/02/2010 8:18:57 PM PST · 32 of 106
    flyover to taxcutisapayraise

    We had Direct Tv and liked it . We switched to Att UVERSE for 200 channels TV, 6 meg internet and all distance telephone for not much more than what we were paying for telephone/internet, or Direct TV individually. Plus there was no contract,

  • S. Korea: Why Cosmetics Rule the 1st Floor of Department Stores

    01/30/2010 9:05:17 AM PST · 26 of 32
    flyover to TigerLikesRooster

    My son says the #1 profit center for department stores is women’s shoes.

  • Even If Brown Wins..Dem’s Still Have Plenty..Options Pass ObamaCare….Need To Keep..Eyes On The Ball

    01/17/2010 10:50:48 AM PST · 7 of 11
    flyover to STARWISE

    I received this via email


    A must see!


    1 1/2 minute long and straight from C-Span - how a vote was passed. This is how the House will pass healthcare. Just watch this. This is our Democratic-Controlled House at work. It’s their way all the way.
    (the video is very short and very maddening).

    If anyone wonders about our current Congress and especially the House of Representatives this youtube will open their eyes. Watch this, then cry.

    We are losing our nation and everything it stands for.


    How long can they get away with this?

    Take a look:

    After watching this atrocity please pass it on to every one

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  • David Letterman responds to flap over Sarah Palin jokes

    06/10/2009 5:05:25 PM PDT · 150 of 286
    flyover to silverleaf
    David Shuster received a suspension for referring to Chelsea Clinton as being pimped out while campaigning for her mother. Imus was fired for saying “Nappy headed” in regards to the college basketball team.
  • David Letterman responds to flap over Sarah Palin jokes

    06/10/2009 5:05:23 PM PDT · 149 of 286
    flyover to silverleaf
    David Shuster received a suspension for referring to Chelsea Clinton as being pimped out while campaigning for her mother. Imus was fired for saying “Nappy headed” in regards to the college basketball team.
  • Is 2008 going to be 1968?

    06/03/2007 8:01:27 PM PDT · 32 of 34
    flyover to Bombard

    Missouri entered the union in 1820 as a slave state,allowing Maine to enter as a free state. It was called The Missouri Compromise. The area around K.C is probably among the most southern oriented in the state.

  • Congressman renews call for reinstatement of draft

    02/25/2006 5:37:58 PM PST · 49 of 102
    flyover to thinkwell

    The draft should be restored. The military could take these young people and instill discipline and job skills in them. I'm sure the military itself does not want to undertake this costly task. But if we took the money from some of the jobs traininng programs that are failing and give it to the miliitary it could probably accomplish this task cheaper and more succesfully.

  • We Can Lose This Election!

    09/27/2004 8:36:53 AM PDT · 44 of 157
    flyover to MindBender26
    According to the polls Missouri is solidly for Bush, but in driving the eastern and southeastern areas of Jackson county (K.C. Suburbs) and counting the bumper stickers and yard signs you wouldn't know it, there are probably 10 Kerry/Edwards signs for each Bush/Chaney sign. Not sure about the reason for this; (not enough Republican workers to get the signs out? Jackson County Republican committee didn't put their money in signs?)
    Another surprise in this is that the more affluent the neighborhood the more Kerry/Edwards signs you see.
  • Government asks federal labs to develop underground nuclear bomb

    03/25/2002 7:05:21 PM PST · 9 of 17
    flyover to Tunehead54
    It's hard to believe anybody with clearances at the level necessary to be privy to this type information would disclose it. That to me would make me question how authentic this story is.

    But this is the second major leak along this line out of the DOE in the last several months In my opinion just another reason to require polygraphs for DOE and their contractor personnel.