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  • Obamacare Fines to be Seized From Bank Accounts?

    10/15/2013 3:20:56 PM PDT · by Garvin · 49 replies
    Red Flag ^ | 2 October 2013 | Paul Joseph Watson
    A man who attempted to sign up for Obamacare online was told that a fine of over $4,000 dollars a year for refusing to take out mandatory health insurance could be taken directly from his bank account, and that his drivers license would be suspended and a federal tax lien placed against his home, according to an entry on the HealthCare.gov Facebook page. Will Sheehan claims that when he tried to sign up for Obamacare and then register to opt out, he received an ominous warning. Sheehan’s full Facebook post reads;If true, the implementation of Obamacare is going to be...
  • Radiation experts confirm polonium on Arafat clothing

    10/14/2013 3:13:39 PM PDT · by Garvin · 57 replies
    http://www.arabnews.com ^ | 14 October 2013 | AFP
    Swiss radiation experts have confirmed they found traces of polonium on clothing used by Yasser Arafat which "support the possibility" the veteran Palestinian leader was poisoned. In a report published by The Lancet at the weekend, the team provide scientific details to media statements made in 2012 that they had found polonium on Arafat's belongings. Arafat died in France on November 11 2004 at the age of 75, but doctors were unable to specify the cause of death. No autopsy was carried out at the time, in line with his widow's request. His remains were exhumed in November 2012 and...
  • Obama cooks up a storm over helicopter

    08/18/2009 10:54:19 AM PDT · by Garvin · 33 replies · 2,417+ views
    Forbes ^ | 08.17.09, 04:51 PM EDT | Thomson Reuters
    A new high-tech helicopter that was designed to whisk U.S. President Barack Obama to safety in the event of a nuclear attack had a secret capability -- cooking. The helicopter, one of the world's most technologically advanced, was scrapped by the Pentagon for its high cost. Obama revealed on Monday it would have had an onboard kitchen. 'Among its other capabilities, it would let me cook a meal while under nuclear attack. I'll tell you something. If the United States of America is under nuclear attack, the last thing on my mind will be whipping up a snack,' he quipped...
  • Read before you paste from websites

    08/26/2007 8:03:37 AM PDT · by Garvin · 16 replies · 984+ views
    AP ^ | August 26, 2007 | None Listed
    I was reading the article "Al-Maliki Tells Off Clinton, Levin" from the WNBC.com website and was going to post it. It starts out "Al-Maliki Tells Off Clinton, Levin Iraqi Prime Minister Says U.S. Dems Should 'Come To Their Senses' POSTED: 9:37 am EDT August 26, 2007 BAGHDAD -- There are some stern words from Iraq's prime minister Sunday for ......" But when you click the print view button, a window pops up with the correct article in it, select all (ctrl-A), copy (ctrl-C), then paste (ctrl-V) it where you want it, it reads this "AP Credit, U.S. intelligence agencies issued...
  • Man chops off head with chainsaw

    05/09/2007 5:15:09 PM PDT · by Garvin · 41 replies · 718+ views
    The Sydney Morning Herald. ^ | May 9, 2007 - 7:49AM
    A man cut off his own head with a chainsaw after stabbing his 70-year-old father to death in their apartment in the German city of Cologne, police said. The body of the offender, 24, was found headless when police raced to the apartment after an emergency call, apparently from the dying father, had been broken off in mid-sentence. Alf Willwacher, a senior prosecutor, said an electric chainsaw was next to the son's body. "We do not believe any third party was involved,'' he said. Neighbours said the father and son had been reclusive since the death of the mother, allegedly...
  • Cherry Point Marine Drowns While Rescuing Boys

    05/09/2007 4:28:34 PM PDT · by Garvin · 25 replies · 792+ views
    Associated Press ^ | Last updated: 5/8/2007 9:13:54 PM | Karra Strickland , Producer
    Master Sergeant Michael Wert and his family were visiting Fort Macon State Park last Saturday when he saw the boys in trouble. Atlantic Beach, NC -- A memorial service is scheduled for Wednesday for a Cherry Point Marine who drowned at Atlantic Beach but who managed to save the lives of two boys he swam into the ocean to help. Authorities say Master Sergeant Michael Wert and his family were visiting Fort Macon State Park last Saturday when he saw the boys in trouble.
  • [Flashback] 97 Reasons Democrats Are Weak On Defense And Can't Be Trusted To Govern In Wartime

    04/02/2007 4:31:07 PM PDT · by Garvin · 2 replies · 567+ views
    Today's Democrats are nothing like Presidents Roosevelt, Truman and Kennedy, who with courage and decisive action kept on top of their jobs and aggressively confronted one national defense crisis after another. Jimmy Carter, elected during the Cold War with the Soviet Union, and (1) believing Americans had an inordinate fear of communism, (2) lifted U.S. citizens' travel bans to Cuba, North Korea, Vietnam and Cambodia and (3) pardoned draft evaders. President Carter (4) also stopped B-1 bomber production, (5) gave away our strategically located Panama Canal and (6) made human rights the central focus of his foreign policy. That led...
  • FREEP THIS POLL!

    03/25/2007 3:21:31 PM PDT · by Garvin · 26 replies · 760+ views
    The Politico ^ | March 25, 2007
    Over 90% of Politico pollsters voted that President Bush will veto the Iraq bill that was just passed. Question is - Have the Democrats delivered a bill that reflects what America wants? Answers: Yes. (46 %) No. (42 %) We don't know what we want. (13 %)
  • AP Admits There Are Terrorists in Iraq

    12/29/2006 3:52:38 AM PST · by Garvin · 8 replies · 510+ views
    AP ^ | 28 Dec 2006 | Photo/Karim Kadim
    "An Iraqi woman carries a child that plays dead as they take part in a performance in Baghdad's Shiite slum of Sadr City, Iraq, Thursday, Dec. 28, 2006, organized by the powerful Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr's bureau to honor victims of terrorist attacks in Iraq."
  • Telemundo: Venezuela Halts Transmission

    12/03/2006 5:19:22 PM PST · by Garvin · 18 replies · 880+ views
    CARACAS, Venezuela — Officials identifying themselves as members of a state regulatory agency forced the U.S.-based Spanish-language TV network Telemundo to halt transmission Sunday of its presidential election coverage. "We're surprised by this," said Pablo Iacub, a member of Telemundo's eight-person team, which arrived last week. "We only want to do our work," he said by telephone. At least six people who identified themselves as members of the National Commission of Telecommunications (CONATEL), which regulates electronic media in Venezuela, arrived Sunday afternoon at the hotel from which Telemundo had been transmitting since Friday, said Iacub. The officials said the network...
  • CNN’s Bob Franken Slip-up: Democrats Eager to Undermine United States?

    11/30/2006 2:40:29 PM PST · by Garvin · 17 replies · 1,674+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | November 30, 2006 | Scott Whitlock
    <p>Bob Franken: "But many experts say that designating this a civil war will undermine U.S. support even more, which might explain why so many Democrats are jumping on the bandwagon."</p> <p>Democratic Senator Jack Reed: "I think for months now there's been a low-level civil war going on in Iraq."</p>
  • Lawmakers help wounded soldier get home after dispute with Army

    12/11/2004 7:29:13 AM PST · by Garvin · 10 replies · 534+ views
    Associated Press ^ | December 10, 2004, 4:23 PM EST | DEVLIN BARRETT
    WASHINGTON -- Specialist Robert Loria of Middletown lost his arm in Iraq, but instead of a farewell paycheck from the U.S. Army he got a bill for nearly $1,800. On Friday a platoon of New York lawmakers came to his rescue. Loria found himself stuck in Fort Hood Texas this week when Army officials claimed he owed them money for travel expenses to a hospital and lost equipment. Several lawmakers _ Rep. Maurice Hinchey and Senators Charles Schumer and Hillary Rodham Clinton _ interceded on behalf of the 27-year-old veteran after his irate wife, Christine Loria, told the Times-Herald Record...
  • Liberal MP Parrish calls Bush 'war-like' Says U.S. voters 'out of step' with world

    11/04/2004 11:07:20 AM PST · by Garvin · 59 replies · 1,037+ views
    Canadian Press ^ | Thursday, November 04, 2004
    OTTAWA -- The re-election of a war-mongering president shows Americans are "out of step" with the rest of the world, says a Liberal MP infamous for her blistering attacks on George W. Bush. Carolyn Parrish said Wednesday that she's "dumbfounded" by Bush's victory. "He has been reconfirmed as their commander-in-chief, and he is a war-like man." American voters showed that they are "completely out of step with most of the free world," Parrish said. "I guess it's a reflection of the profound psychological damage of 9-11." The comments came just hours after Prime Minister Paul Martin warned his MPs in...