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  • Economic Forecaster Predicts "Greatest Depression"

    03/15/2009 6:49:25 AM PDT · by HEY4QDEMS · 64 replies · 2,517+ views
    ABC6 News ^ | 3/12/09 | Neil Remiesiewicz
    Economic trends foreceaster Gerald Celente bears news nobody wants to hear: the economic crisis is going to get worse. ABC6 Anchor John Deluca travelled to New York to talk with Mr. Celente, who has been featured by major newspapers and television networks, and asked the question on everyone's mind: how much worse?
  • Elizabeth Hasselbeck: Don't view me like Coulter

    10/17/2008 3:01:34 PM PDT · by HEY4QDEMS · 39 replies · 1,795+ views
    Comcast News ^ | 10/17/2008 | Peter Gicas
    They may both lean to the right and share similar dye jobs, but that doesn't mean Elizabeth Hasselbeck wants to be lumped in with caustic conservative Ann Coulter.
  • Less attention means less coverage of Biden's gaffes

    09/21/2008 3:20:59 AM PDT · by HEY4QDEMS · 20 replies · 248+ views
    Fresno Bee ^ | 9/21/2008 | RUBEN NAVARRETTE JR.
    SAN DIEGO -- Have you noticed the little orange cones surrounding a certain ill-fated vice presidential candidate? When a presidential nominee chooses a running mate as a gimmick, not to accentuate his strengths but to mask his weaknesses, he is asking for trouble. And when that running mate becomes a laughingstock and a liability, it doesn't just hurt the ticket but also reflects poorly on the person who did the choosing because it shows he bungled a major decision. And since the candidate is not likely to choose again, the best he can do is to keep his running mate...
  • Racial views steer some white Dems away from Obama

    09/20/2008 6:12:39 AM PDT · by HEY4QDEMS · 19 replies · 195+ views
    Comcast News ^ | 9/20/2008 | Various
    WASHINGTON - Deep seated racial misgivings could cost Barrack Obama the Whitehouse if the election is close, according to an AP-Yahoo news poll that found one-third of white harbor negative views toward blacks -- many calling them "lazy", "violent" or responsible for their own troubles.
  • Palin faces scrutiny, Internet rumours as VP pick

    09/01/2008 4:35:51 AM PDT · by HEY4QDEMS · 45 replies · 334+ views
    CTV ^ | 9/1/2008 | CTV.ca News Staff
    Just days after Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin was made the surprise Republican candidate for vice president, she has been vigorously attacked on left-wing blogs and even her hometown newspapers. It's a stark contrast from the 80 per cent approval rating she enjoys as governor in an out-of-the-way state.
  • The thrill factor

    08/31/2008 10:26:43 AM PDT · by HEY4QDEMS · 14 replies · 242+ views
    Arkansas News Bureau ^ | 8/30/2008 | Doug Thompson
    Any chance Barack Obama would carry Arkansas dried up Friday. Neither Obama nor his running mate, Joe Biden, could come to Arkansas without Bill or Hillary and draw much more than a polite crowd. New GOP vice presidential pick Gov. Sarah Palin of Alaska could. She'd have to go to the Embassy Suites in Rogers, the corporate hanger out at Northwest Regional Airport or the Springdale Convention Center, but she'd draw one. I could see her in a duck blind in Stuttgart wearing camo and an NRA cap, too. GOP candidate John McCain united his party by picking this conservative...
  • Defending Against the First Attacks on Sarah Palin

    08/30/2008 6:10:16 AM PDT · by HEY4QDEMS · 2 replies · 62+ views
    The American thinker ^ | 8/29/2008 | Patrick J. Casey
    As John McCain has shocked pretty much everybody with his pick of Alaska Governor Sarah Palin as his running mate, it's important to prepare for the attacks on her that will be launched, starting this afternoon, by the Democrats and the media. For attack they will, relentlessly. And they'll start with these three things:
  • Reaction to McCain choosing Palin as running mate

    08/29/2008 3:41:26 PM PDT · by HEY4QDEMS · 20 replies · 197+ views
    AP ^ | 8/29/2008 | unknown
    Reaction to Republican presidential candidate John McCain's selection of Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin as his running mate: ___ "Gov. Palin is a proven reformer who is a wise steward of taxpayer dollars and champion for accountability in government. Gov. Palin's success is due to her dedication to principle and her roll-up-your-sleeves work ethic and serves as a wonderful example of the spirit of America. By selecting a working mother with a track record of getting things done, Sen. McCain has once again demonstrated his commitment to reforming Washington." — President Bush.
  • Barack Obama: The Accidental Nominee

    08/29/2008 3:16:31 PM PDT · by HEY4QDEMS · 12 replies · 160+ views
    Blogger News Network ^ | 8/29/2008 | the stiletto
    ......What do you get when you combine lax caucus rules with bare-knuckle Chicago politics? Caucus fraud – which was rampant, many of the pro-Hillary groups opposing Obama’s nomination allege. A 98-page report that documents and analyses the caucuses held in 14 states, including CO, HI, IA, KS and MN cites numerous examples of voter disenfranchisement, intimidation and fraud:
  • Bell Boeing wins $10.4B Osprey contract

    03/30/2008 4:25:31 AM PDT · by HEY4QDEMS · 27 replies · 613+ views
    Dallas Business Journal ^ | 3/28/2008 | Unknown
    The Department of Defense has awarded Bell Helicopter and partner The Boeing Co. a five-year, $10.4 billion contract to make 167 V-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft. The contract includes 26 CV-22 aircraft for the Air Force Special Operations Command and 141 MV-22 aircraft for the U.S. Marine Corps. The contract includes an option for additional aircraft. The fuselage for the V-22 is built by Boeing Rotorcraft Systems in Philadelphia. Bell builds components for the aircraft in Fort Worth and completes final assembly at its Military Aircraft Assembly Center in Amarillo. The V-22 is a tiltrotor aircraft with proprotors and engines installed...
  • Medved: Right Has Embraced McCain

    03/25/2008 5:17:27 PM PDT · by HEY4QDEMS · 153 replies · 2,136+ views
    Newsmax ^ | 03/24/2008 | Ken Timmerman
    John McCain has already succeeded in winning over the conservative base despite all the media hype to the contrary, says nationally syndicated talk show host Michael Medved. In an exclusive interview with Newsmax, Medved said he believed the entire story about the breach between McCain and the conservative movement was “media hype,” projected by the mainstream liberal-leaning media and by certain talk show hosts on the right. “The MSM emphasized the alleged split because it was a story line that weakened Republicans and suggested a crippled Republican candidate,” the popular conservative radio host said. On the right were individuals “so...
  • Budweiser out as Earnhardt's sponsor

    07/13/2007 10:19:57 AM PDT · by HEY4QDEMS · 5 replies · 497+ views
    Yahoo Sports ^ | 07/13/2007 | AP
    CONCORD, N.C. (AP) -- Dale Earnhardt Jr. will have a new sponsor in 2008. Hendrick Motorsports announced Friday that long-term contractual commitments to the team's current sponsors will preclude Budweiser as primary sponsor of Earnhardt's car when he joins Hendrick next season. We have agreements in place with sponsors for the 2008 NASCAR Sprint Cup season, which prevent us from having a relationship with Budweiser,'' team owner Rick Hendrick said in a statement. ``Honoring our commitments is important to us. The trade-off is missing an opportunity to bring Budweiser, a marquee brand synonymous with NASCAR and its fans, into the...
  • Human greed takes lion's share of solar energy

    07/03/2007 6:16:50 AM PDT · by HEY4QDEMS · 51 replies · 1,279+ views
    Sunday Morning Herald (Australia) ^ | 7/03/2007 | Chee Chee Leung
    HUMANS are just one of the millions of species on Earth, but we use up almost a quarter of the sun's energy captured by plants - the most of any species. The human dominance of this natural resource is affecting other species, reducing the amount of energy available to them by almost 10 per cent, scientists report. Researchers said the findings showed humans were using "a remarkable share" of the earth's plant productivity "to meet the needs and wants of one species". They also warned that the increased use of biofuels - such as ethanol and canola - should be...
  • Jets Shredded, Kept Away From 'Bad Guys'

    07/02/2007 8:04:58 AM PDT · by HEY4QDEMS · 58 replies · 2,200+ views
    Comcast News ^ | 7/2/2007 | SHARON THEIMER
    WASHINGTON - A mechanical monster grabs the F-14 fighter jet and chews through one wing and then another, ripping off the Tomcat's appendages before moving onto its guts. Finally, all that's left is a pile of shredded rubble _ like the scraps from a Thanksgiving turkey. The Pentagon is paying a contractor at least $900,000 to destroy old F-14s, a jet affectionately nicknamed "the turkey," rather than sell the spares at the risk of their falling into the wrong hands, including Iran's. Within a workday, a $38 million fighter jet that once soared as a showpiece of U.S. airpower can...
  • Police: Man Loses Leg, Roommate Cons Him

    06/30/2007 4:29:53 AM PDT · by HEY4QDEMS · 7 replies · 647+ views
    Comcast News ^ | 6/30/2007 | AP
    NEW YORK - With his roommate still unconscious from a car crash, Anthony Giordano told officers he was the injured man's brother and took his wallet before embarking on a $22,000 spending spree, police said. Giordano, a former Long Island resident, was extradited to New York from South Carolina on Friday, according to the Suffolk County Police Department. He was facing charges of identity theft and grand larceny. Authorities said Giordano, 47, was already lying to his roommate at the time of the crash, telling Geoffrey MacMurdo he was a Sept. 11 victim and New York firefighter.
  • Man With Headache Finds Bullet in Head

    06/28/2007 7:49:07 AM PDT · by HEY4QDEMS · 20 replies · 949+ views
    Fox News ^ | 6/28/2007 | AP
    PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — A woman was arrested Tuesday after her husband woke up in the middle of the night with a terrible headache and later learned he had a bullet lodged in his head. St. Lucie County Sheriff's deputies initially thought Michael Eugene Moylan had been hit by a stray bullet, but later realized the couple's story did not match up, Sheriff Ken Mascara said. April Moylan, 39, was arrested Tuesday and was in the process of being charged with attempted murder, Mascara said.
  • Nifong Trial Lets The 'Dukes Of Hazzard' Off The Hook(Racist Mega Barf)

    06/21/2007 8:06:46 AM PDT · by HEY4QDEMS · 118 replies · 2,954+ views
    BlackAthlete.net ^ | 6/20/2007 | Boyce Watkins
    NEW YORK -- OK, Mike Nifong committed misconduct. I'll go ahead and say that right now. I recall watching the start of the Duke rape trial last year, as District Attorney Nifong appeared to be as cocky as Star Jones fresh out of liposuction. My significant other (who happens to be an attorney) watched in disgust, yelling at the top of her lungs "What in the hell is he doing! You shouldn't be on TV running your mouth like that!" That's when I knew Nifong was in trouble. My girl is not only drop dead gorgeous, she is also a...
  • Paintings Immortalize Fallen Troops

    06/19/2007 2:45:09 AM PDT · by HEY4QDEMS · 13 replies · 661+ views
    Military Times ^ | 6/18/2007 | KAZIAH
    Kaziah, an artist from Utah paints portraits of fallen US soldiers
  • Investigation widens into ex-trooper linked to porn star

    06/13/2007 4:00:43 PM PDT · by HEY4QDEMS · 48 replies · 1,416+ views
    KnoxNews ^ | 6/13/2007 | MATT LAKIN
    If you're a woman who's ever been stopped by former Trooper James Randy Moss, the Tennessee Highway Patrol wants to talk to you. Moss, 40, resigned from the THP last month after being accused of receiving oral sex from Knoxville porn actress Barbie Cummings during a traffic stop in Middle Tennessee. The resulting investigation has expanded to cover more than 25 previous traffic stops by Moss, all involving women drivers, said Tommy Thompson, 15th Judicial District attorney general.
  • Earnhardt Jr. reportedly headed to Hendrick Motorsports

    06/12/2007 12:01:10 PM PDT · by HEY4QDEMS · 24 replies · 602+ views
    Yahoo Sports ^ | 6/12/2007 | unknown
    BRISTOL, CONNECTICUT (TICKER) -- Dale Earnhardt Jr. apparently will join forces with NASCAR's most successful team. Earnhardt is set to announce his intention to join Hendrick Motorsports in 2008, according to a report on ESPN.com on Tuesday. NASCAR's most popular driver, Earnhardt has scheduled a news conference for Wednesday at 11 a.m. EDT, when he likely will officially announce his intentions for next season.
  • Nifong ethics trial begins today

    06/12/2007 6:41:51 AM PDT · by HEY4QDEMS · 29 replies · 1,361+ views
    Burlington Times ^ | 6/12/2007 | Aarin Beard
    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - More than a year after shocking allegations emerged about Duke University's lacrosse team, prosecutor Mike Nifong is heading to trial - as a defendant. The North Carolina State Bar has charged Nifong, the district attorney in Durham County, with several violations of the state's rules of professional conduct, all tied to his handling of the lacrosse case. The hearing is set to begin at 10 a.m. today. Among those expected to watch from the gallery of a packed North Carolina Court of Appeals courtroom are Reade Seligmann and Collin Finnerty, two of the once-charged and now...
  • Ex-Sheriff's Deputy to Be Executed

    06/06/2007 12:01:35 PM PDT · by HEY4QDEMS · 20 replies · 1,356+ views
    Comcast News ^ | 6/06/2007 | MICHAEL GRACZYK
  • U.S. National Guard private heads for Iraq with his new mother-in-law as his platoon sergeant

    06/05/2007 11:46:07 AM PDT · by HEY4QDEMS · 19 replies · 673+ views
    Int. Herald Tribune ^ | 6/05/2007 | unknown
    ALBANY, Oregon: Pvt. Duncan Schneider has more reason to behave himself in uniform than most other members of the military — his platoon sergeant is also his mother-in-law. He says he does not mind, since he can serve his country with a family member who also has experience in the military, Sgt. 1st Class Lisa Mesteth. "I feel very good about it," Schneider said Sunday at a mobilization ceremony for the Oregon Army National Guard's 224th Engineer Company, which is about to begin training for a year in Iraq. "It's a family thing."
  • John Ramsey and Beth Holloway Twitty Are Dating

    06/04/2007 10:51:34 AM PDT · by HEY4QDEMS · 69 replies · 3,047+ views
    Fox News ^ | 6/04/2007 | Carol McKinley
    In a match made in tabloid heaven, the father of murdered child beauty queen JonBenet Ramsey and the mother of missing-in-Aruba teen Natalee Holloway are dating, FOX News has confirmed. John Ramsey, 63, and Beth Holloway Twitty, 46, have been romantically involved since January 2007, though the two met at a fundraiser last summer. The couple has been spotted openly holding hands and kissing in Mountain Brook, Ala. — where Twitty lives — and at an art show at a nearby art museum. They've also been seen at various restaurants.
  • NFL Bans Alcohol for Team Functions

    05/31/2007 3:38:29 PM PDT · by HEY4QDEMS · 31 replies · 879+ views
    Comcast Sports ^ | 5/31/2007 | DAVE GOLDBERG
    NEW YORK - NFL clubs may no longer serve alcohol at team functions or on buses or flights, extending a ban that until now applied only in locker rooms. NFL owners and executives were told Thursday by commissioner Roger Goodell that the rule pertains not only to players but to owners, coaches and guests.
  • NEC staff caught faking orders, taking kickbacks

    05/29/2007 12:47:51 PM PDT · by HEY4QDEMS · 3 replies · 402+ views
    Tech Republic ^ | 05/29/2007 | Unknown
    Tax investigators probing Japanese electronics maker NEC have found that employees placed fake orders and took kickbacks, compounding the problems at a company long dogged by accounting troubles and possibly facing a Nasdaq delisting.
  • Short, fat people may get rights

    05/18/2007 8:30:40 AM PDT · by HEY4QDEMS · 82 replies · 2,070+ views
    Chicago Sun-Times ^ | May 18, 2007 | BY KEN MAGUIRE
    BOSTON -- Ellen Frankel stands just 4-foot-8 inches tall, a size that allowed larger co-workers to playfully scoop her up at the office and make remarks about her height. Some even patted her on the head.
  • Earnhardt Jr. leaving DEI

    05/09/2007 4:49:51 PM PDT · by HEY4QDEMS · 12 replies · 668+ views
    Yahoo Sports ^ | May 9, 2007 | Jerry Bonkowski
    Dale Earnhardt Jr. officially will say goodbye to Dale Earnhardt Inc. on Thursday morning, Yahoo! Sports has learned. A highly placed source within DEI as well as additional sources familiar with the situation told Yahoo! Sports on Wednesday afternoon that both Junior and teammate Martin Truex Jr. will announce Thursday morning that they are leaving the DEI camp at the end of this season and will drive for Earnhardt's heretofore Busch Series operation, JR Motorsports.
  • Ohio executes death row inmate James Filiaggi for shooting, killing ex-wife

    05/02/2007 1:42:04 PM PDT · by HEY4QDEMS · 17 replies · 686+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | 4/24/2007 | Emanuella Grinberg
    Ohio death row inmate James Filiaggi was executed by lethal injection Tuesday morning for shooting his ex-wife to death 13 years ago
  • Gerald Ford poised to become longest living President

    11/10/2006 5:49:32 AM PST · by HEY4QDEMS · 21 replies · 918+ views
    Dead or Alive Info Website ^ | 11/10/2006 | Unknown
    Former US president Gerald Ford is currently 93 years old. To be precise, he's actually 34,087 days old as of November 10.* Why is that significant? Because the current longest-lived (former) president was Ronald Reagan, whose life spanned 34,088 days. So, on November 11, Gerald Ford will move into a tie with Ronald Reagan as the longest living former president and on Nov. 12, 2006 he will pass him to officially become the oldest former president ever (34,089 days).
  • "Boycott Da Vinci Code film": top Vatican official

    04/28/2006 10:06:31 AM PDT · by HEY4QDEMS · 240 replies · 2,874+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | 4/28/2006 | Philip Pullella
    ROME (Reuters) – The  Vatican stepped up its offensive against "The Da Vinci Code" on Friday when a top official close to Pope Benedict blasted the book as full of anti-Christian lies and urged Catholics to boycott the film. The latest broadside came from Archbishop Angelo Amato, the number two official in the Vatican doctrinal office which was headed by Pope Benedict until his election last year. Amato, addressing a Catholic conference in Rome, called the book "stridently anti-Christian .. full of calumnies, offences and historical and theological errors regarding Jesus, the Gospels and the Church." He added: "I...
  • 7-Foot Crucifix Falls, Kills Woman

    09/22/2004 12:54:37 PM PDT · by HEY4QDEMS · 26 replies · 930+ views
    7-Foot Crucifix Falls, Kills Woman POSTED: 1:33 pm EDT September 22, 2004 UPDATED: 1:35 pm EDT September 22, 2004   ROME -- A woman was killed Wednesday when a nearly 7-foot-tall metal crucifix fell on her head in a small town in southern Italy, police said. Maddalena Camillo, 72, was walking in the main square in the village of Sant'Onofrio when the crucifix toppled from a monument being restored for a religious celebration, police said. Sant'Onofrio is in the region of Calabria, the toe of the boot-shaped Italian peninsula, about 370 miles south of Rome.     Copyright 2004...
  • Music Legend Ray Charles Dies

    06/10/2004 12:38:49 PM PDT · by HEY4QDEMS · 215 replies · 792+ views
    Fox News ^ | Unknown
    Posted as breaking on Fox News ...Nothing follows
  • 'Analyze This' actor Joe Viterelli dies

    02/27/2004 10:10:50 AM PST · by HEY4QDEMS · 27 replies · 254+ views
    USA Today ^ | 2/24/2004 | (AP) unknown
    <p>LOS ANGELES (AP) — Joe Viterelli, a stocky actor whose pug-face helped him land a series of roles as lovable mugs in mob flicks that included Analyze This and its sequel, has died. He was 66.</p> <p>Viterelli, of Los Angeles, died of complications from heart surgery at Valley Hospital in Las Vegas on Jan. 29, his son, film composer Joseph Vitarelli, who spells his last name differently than his father, told The Associated Press Monday.</p>
  • Taking it outside Restaurant owners hope patios will lure back smokers

    08/22/2003 7:28:22 AM PDT · by HEY4QDEMS · 53 replies · 581+ views
    The Boston Globe ^ | 8/22/03 | Sasha Talcott
    <p>A year ago, a typical weekday afternoon at the Hyde Park Pub would have meant dozens of construction workers lined up along its horseshoe-shaped bar, watching "NYPD Blue" reruns on the television propped up in the corner or waiting for a turn at the pool table.</p>
  • Family's money woes don't faze suitors (Who want's to marry my welfare recipient)

    08/21/2003 9:00:48 AM PDT · by HEY4QDEMS · 29 replies · 17+ views
    The Boston Herald ^ | 8/21/03 | Jennifer Rosinski and Tom Farmer
    LOCAL NEWS Family's money woes don't faze suitors by Jennifer Rosinski and Tom Farmer Thursday, August 21, 2003 <!CAT-LONW!> At least two of the 10 suitors vying for Kimberly Devlin's heart in a high-profile contest are not fazed by the Southbridge family's financial problems.<!ENDSUMM!> ``Never at all Sunday when I was there did I think this family was looking for a meal ticket for their daughter,'' said Chad Lariviere, 31, of Southbridge, a machinist for a granite and stone company. Another hopeful, Bill Beck, 24, of Clinton told the Herald that the family's economic hurdles have not changed his...
  • Racing Legend 'Spectacular Bid' dead at 27

    06/10/2003 10:41:18 AM PDT · by HEY4QDEMS · 48 replies · 376+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | 6/10/03 | John Kekis
    Thoroughbred Spectacular Bid Dies at 27 40 minutes ago Add Sports - AP to My Yahoo! By JOHN KEKIS, AP Sports Writer UNADILLA, N.Y. - Spectacular Bid, a steel gray colt whose drive to win the Triple Crown in 1979 was derailed by a safety pin on the day of the Belmont Stakes, died at 27. AP Photo<![if !supportEmptyParas]> <![endif]>   He died of a heart attack Monday at Milfer Farm in upstate New York. The thoroughbred will be buried at the farm in Unadilla, 65 miles southeast of Syracuse, according to the owner of the farm where he still...
  • DOW closes over 9000

    06/04/2003 1:30:29 PM PDT · by HEY4QDEMS · 96 replies · 222+ views
    CNN ^ | 06/04/2003
  • Unthinkable World Famine Could Be Just A Few Weeks Away

    06/21/2001 11:53:08 AM PDT · by HEY4QDEMS · 2+ views
    too good reports ^ | Thursday, June 21, 2001 | Dorothy Anne Seese
    The unthinkable is now facing the world. Global famine such as none of us living today has seen, nor our parents or grandparents. Locusts can multiply much more rapidly than people imagine, and hundreds of millions of them could blanket the world within a few weeks. While locust plagues are not new, a global plague that would destroy the world's food supply has not been part of our recorded history. The western hemisphere is fairly new, as far as world civilization is calculated in time frames. Every area of the globe has doubtless experienced famines throughout history. Global famine in ...
  • Edwards to be Sentenced

    01/08/2001 9:50:31 AM PST · by HEY4QDEMS · 11+ views
    AP ^ | 01/08/01 | Melinda Deslatte
    ARCHIVE WIRE HOME Jan 8, 2001 - 12:41 PM Prosecutor Urges Stiff Sentence for Former Louisiana Gov. Edwin Edwards By Melinda Deslatte Associated Press Writer BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana owes much of its reputation as a corrupt state to Edwin Edwards, a federal prosecutor said Monday, arguing the former governor should receive a stiff prison sentence for racketeering and extortion. "People to this day think, thanks largely in part to Edwin Edwards and his codefendants in this case, that Louisiana is a hostile and dangerous place to do business. It's the Edwards legacy," assistant U.S. attorney Jim Letten ...