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  • Greg Lake: King Crimson and ELP star dies aged 69

    12/08/2016 5:25:18 AM PST · by Huskrrrr · 95 replies
    BBC ^ | Dec. 8, 2016 | Mark Savage
    One of the founding fathers of progressive rock, the British musician is known for songs including In The Court Of The Crimson King and I Believe in Father Christmas. He died on Wednesday after "a long and stubborn battle with cancer", said his manager. The news comes nine months after Lake's band-mate Keith Emerson died.
  • Leaving on a Jet Plane-PETER PAUL n MARY

    11/11/2016 2:51:58 PM PST · by Huskrrrr · 17 replies
    Anjan Chakraborty YouTube ^ | October 31, 2013 | Anjan Chakraborty You Tube
    Peter, Paul and Mary; Leaving on a jet plane
  • Prayer Request

    11/10/2015 6:24:35 PM PST · by Huskrrrr · 137 replies
    Vanity | November 10, 2015 | Huskrrrr
    I am asking for prayers for my Stepson's cousin. She was brutally beaten and shot in the head by a home intruder, while alone with her baby boy. She is in the hospital fighting for her life. Her name is Amanda and she is also 3 months pregnant. I pray He protects her and her little ones.
  • Maglev hover car possible?

    I'm writing a fictional novel, which includes development of a maglev hover car. Can anyone point me to scholarly articles regarding magnetic levitation for my research? I have a PhD in chemistry but know very little about physics. Than you so much.
  • Clint Eastwood Supports Animal Rights.

    06/05/2015 9:15:29 PM PDT · by Huskrrrr · 14 replies
  • Gift Idea for Your Commie Lib Friends.

    06/01/2014 5:38:11 PM PDT · by Huskrrrr · 27 replies
    June 1,2014 | Vanity
  • Tornado Warning for Cherokee Iowa

    10/04/2013 6:05:36 PM PDT · by Huskrrrr · 37 replies
    US Weather Service | October 4, 2013
    7:52 p.m. A second tornado may be forming southwest Cherokee, according to the National Weather Service. Residents are urged to take cover. 7:49 p.m. A funnel cloud has been spotted near Essex in southwest Iowa. Red Oak, Elliott, Grant and Coburg could be effected. A tornado warning is in effect for parts of Mills, Page, Montgomery and Pottawattamie counties. 7:39 p.m. A severe storm that caused major damage in Quimby is headed toward Cherokee, according to the National Weather Service. The storm was spotted at about 7:30 near Quimby. It’s expected to reach Cherokee at about 7:45 p.m. This storm...
  • Kansas j-school professor on leave after tweet about DC shootings, NRA ‘sons and daughters’

    09/20/2013 6:59:48 PM PDT · by Huskrrrr · 15 replies
    Washington Post ^ | September 20, 2013 | AP
    WICHITA, Kan. — A University of Kansas journalism professor was placed on indefinite administrative leave Friday for a tweet he wrote about the Navy Yard shootings which said, “blood is on the hands of the #NRA. Next time, let it be YOUR sons and daughters.” David W. Guth, an associate professor of journalism, made the comment on Twitter after Monday’s shootings in Washington, D.C., in which 13 people died, including the gunman. The tweet didn’t attract much attention until Campus posted a story Thursday, sparking a social media backlash that’s spilled over into some state lawmakers calling for his...
  • Identity Theft

    06/13/2013 2:10:20 PM PDT · by Huskrrrr · 34 replies
    Vanity | June 13, 2013 | Huskrrrr
    I've been Hacked! A thief has obtained my email address, phone number and mailing address. The vandal has sent my information to a number of businessess requesting services and ordered dozens of boxes of mailing supplies to be deivered to my house. So far my credit cards and bank accounts have not been touched nor have any new credit cards been ordered. I have notified the police, the postal inspector web site, my credit report service and the businesses affected. I guess I need to close my email account next or at lesst change the password. The pranks have not...
  • Minnesota companies revolt over call to end tax-free business transactions

    02/22/2013 11:16:14 AM PST · by Huskrrrr · 9 replies
    Fox News ^ | Feb 19, 2013 | Joseph Weber
    Minnesota businesses are blasting a plan by Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton to make the North Star State one of the few that taxes companies for business they do with other businesses.
  • Romney Nomination in doubt – Brokered Convention likely

    04/24/2012 8:32:25 PM PDT · by Huskrrrr · 42 replies
    Whiteout Press ^ | Richard Winger
    April 24, 2012. Des Moines. Two networks yesterday, CNBC and MSNBC, broadcast a little known fact – Ron Paul appears to be winning the Republican nomination for President. When the popular Texas Congressman repeatedly assured supporters that the race was about delegates, not beauty contests, he apparently knew what he was talking about. Now, after three more states locked in delegates to the GOP nominating convention – CO, MN and IA – indicators point to a brokered convention with a possible, even probable, Ron Paul victory.
  • Iowa Republicans blast law school over refusal to hire conservative professor as faculty

    04/06/2012 8:28:19 AM PDT · by Huskrrrr · 39 replies ^ | Christina Corbin
    Iowa Republicans are taking aim at the state's top law school for denying a faculty position to a conservative law professor, who an assistant dean once said embraces politics the rest of the faculty "despises." Read more:
  • Kansas 64 Ohio St. 62

    03/31/2012 8:43:17 PM PDT · by Huskrrrr · 24 replies
    NEW ORLEANS -- Tyshawn Taylor made two big free throws and Thomas Robinson finished with 19 points and eight rebounds Saturday night to rally the Jayhawks past Ohio State 64-62 in the Final Four.
  • Barack Obama

    10/24/2011 5:08:13 PM PDT · by Huskrrrr · 16 replies
    facebook | 10/24/2011 | Barack Obama
    Quote of the day: “So I’m here to say that we can’t wait for an increasingly dysfunctional Congress to do its job. Where they won’t act, I will.” — President Obama speaking in Las Vegas about why we need action on jobs now
  • Solargate: How much longer will Solyndra (and others) be around?

    08/31/2011 8:11:40 AM PDT · by Huskrrrr · 16 replies
    CO2insanity ^ | Wall St Pit
    I’ve ragged about Solyndra before. There’s weird stuff going on with this company who even after obtaining a $535 million government loan guarantee and venture capital funds has suffered the inability to go public. They had to lay off employees and shut down one facility immediately after California’s Prop 25 initiative failed (the one that would have neutered California’s global warming law AB32). They’re now being investigated by Congress (House Energy and Commerce Committee) and their CEO recently bailed out. All in all it doesn’t appear to be a pretty picture for Solyndra, California, or their green jobs poster boy...
  • GOP may OK tax increase that Obama hopes to block. (Hurl warning)

    08/21/2011 1:34:40 PM PDT · by Huskrrrr · 26 replies
    WASHINGTON (AP) — News flash: Congressional Republicans want to raise your taxes. Impossible, right? GOP lawmakers are so virulently anti-tax, surely they will fight to prevent a payroll tax increase on virtually every wage-earner starting Jan. 1, right? Apparently not. Many of the same Republicans who fought hammer-and-tong to keep the George W. Bush-era income tax cuts from expiring on schedule are now saying a different "temporary" tax cut should end as planned. By their own definition, that amounts to a tax increase.
  • Obamas Bad Bargain (the left is becoming unhinged)

    08/03/2011 9:54:12 AM PDT · by Huskrrrr · 50 replies
    The Nation ^ | July 27, 2011 | William Greider
    The most distressing outcome of the deficit hysteria gripping Washington may be what Barack Obama has revealed about himself. It was disconcerting to watch the president slip-slide so easily into voicing the fallacious economic arguments of the right. It was shocking when he betrayed core principles of the Democratic Party, portraying himself as high-minded and brave because he defied his loyal constituents. Supporters may hope this rightward shift was only a matter of political tactics, but I think Obama has at last revealed his sincere convictions. If he wins a second term, he will be free to strike a truly...
  • Robert Byrd obituary

    06/27/2011 12:42:53 PM PDT · by Huskrrrr · 20 replies ^ | June 27,2011 | christopher reed
    As a conservative Democrat with a segregationist background, US Senator Robert Byrd had spent half a century in Congress and was its oldest member when, on 12 February 2003, he was hailed as the nation's lonely voice of conscience after a historic speech. On the senate floor, Byrd, who has died aged 92, lambasted his "paralysed" colleagues for their craven submission to preparations for what he branded an illegal war in Iraq. They listened silently as he told them: "As this nation stands at the brink of battle, every American on some level must be contemplating the horrors of war....
  • $2M Michigan lottery winner defends use of food stamps

    05/18/2011 4:11:42 PM PDT · by Huskrrrr · 37 replies
    Detroit News ^ | May 18, 2011 | Ron French
    Those of us working twopart-time jobs to pay our mortgage AND support this slime ball are MAD AS HELL!Sorry if this was already posted. I'm mad!!!
  • Jane Russell dies.

    02/28/2011 4:38:02 PM PST · by Huskrrrr · 18 replies
    fox news ^ | February 28,2011 | AP
    LOS ANGELES -- Jane Russell, the brunette who was discovered by Howard Hughes and went on to become one of the biggest stars of the 1940s and '50s, has died at age 89.
  • New York Times Layoffs - Good Riddance To Bad Trash

    01/07/2011 4:18:51 PM PST · by Huskrrrr · 26 replies ^ | January 5, 2011 | Brian Jones
    The left-leaning big apple laid off another eighteen "newsroom" employees this week. This is part of 100 "newsroom" jobs which the newspaper targeted for cuts in 2009. This is the second straight year that the ailing newspaper has made the decision to layoff 100 newsroom jobs. With a sharp thirty percent fall in ad revenue in the first three quarters of this year, accounting for around $231 million, these jobs cuts have become a necessary evil. (snip) Daniel Okrent, former public editor of the NYC, recently revealed huge amounts of liberal bias at the ailing paper: "When I was at...
  • 'Breakfast at Tiffany's' Director Blake Edwards Dead at 88.

    12/16/2010 10:46:53 AM PST · by Huskrrrr · 49 replies · 1+ views ^ | 12/16/2010 | AP
    A spokesman for Blake Edwards says the filmmaker has died in Southern California at age 88. Publicist Gene Schwam says Edwards died from complications of pneumonia at about 10:30 p.m. Wednesday at St. John's Health Center in Santa Monica. His wife, Julie Andrews, and other family members were at his side. Edwards directed "Breakfast at Tiffany's," "The Pink Panther" and many other popular films. He also was a screenwriter, producer and actor.
  • Obama:our policy saved GM

    11/18/2010 2:52:50 PM PST · by Huskrrrr · 41 replies · 8+ views
    AP ^ | 11/18/2010 | AP
    President Barack Obama on Thursday celebrated the return of a reborn General Motors to the U.S. stock market, saying it shows some of the "tough decisions that we made" during the recession are payingoff.
  • How Obama Saved Capitalism and Lost the Midterms

    11/06/2010 1:42:53 PM PDT · by Huskrrrr · 56 replies ^ | timothy egan
    If I were one of the big corporate donors who bankrolled the Republican tide that carried into office more than 50 new Republicans in the House, I would be wary of what you just bought. For no matter your view of President Obama, he effectively saved capitalism. And for that, he paid a terrible political price.
  • Obama fires supporters at U. W. (Freep this poll)

    09/29/2010 6:57:28 AM PDT · by Huskrrrr · 32 replies
    Wisconsin State Journal ^ | September 29, 2010 | CLAY BARBOUR, MARY SPICUZZA and DEBORAH ZIFF
    President Barack Obama served as the closing act Tuesday for a rock-n-roll, fire-up-the-troops extravaganza on the UW-Madison campus — a giant rally meant to recapture the excitement of the campaign trail and bridge the so-called "enthusiasm gap" among younger, Democratic voters.
  • This Labor Day, No Holiday for Unions (more unions = more prosperity)

    09/05/2010 7:45:34 AM PDT · by Huskrrrr · 15 replies
    The Nation ^ | Katrina vanden Heuvel
    Labor Day this year comes draped in mourning. More than half of all workers have experienced a spell of unemployment, taken a cut in pay or hours, been forced to go part-time or seen other such problems during and after the Great Recession. Collapsing stock and house prices have destroyed a fifth of the wealth of the average household. Nearly six in ten Americans have canceled or cut back on holidays. Amidst all this, workers increasingly don't even have labor unions as a potential answer to their insecurities—despite the fact that, of all the institutions in America, they more often...
  • Visas from Hell (US is not doing enough to help Mexican immigrants get visas "the right way")

    08/25/2010 6:41:12 PM PDT · by Huskrrrr · 16 replies ^ | Osha Davidson
    When politicians advocate "getting tough" on illegal immigration from Mexico, they nearly always argue that people should "come here the right way," by applying for a visa. It sounds fair. What no one ever mentions, however, is that doing it the "right way" can get you killed. That's because the only U.S. Consulate in Mexico that issues immigration visas is in Ciudad Juarez, where thousands of innocent people have been gunned down in battles between drug cartels and Mexican authorities, leading some to call Juarez the world's "murder capitol." The Consulate itself has been targeted and workers there have been...
  • They Go or Obama Goes (even the left is starting to get it right)

    08/25/2010 4:38:24 PM PDT · by Huskrrrr · 29 replies
    The Nation ^ | Robert Sheer
    Barack Obama and the Democrats he led to a stunning victory two years ago are going down hard in the face of an economic crisis that he did nothing to create but which he has failed to solve. That is somewhat unfair because the basic blame belongs to his predecessors, Bill Clinton and George W. Bush, who let the bulls of Wall Street run wild in the streets where ordinary folks lived. And there was universal Republican support in Congress for the radical deregulation of the financial industry that produced this debacle.
  • The Corpo-Obama-Geithner-Petraeus State (Ultra-lefts' view of big government)

    08/13/2010 8:21:17 AM PDT · by Huskrrrr · 5 replies
    The Nation ^ | August 12, 2010 | Salim Muwakkil
    So a black man finally wins the presidency, only to discover that it's about as useful as a 32 cent stamp. According to Eric Alterman, the federal government, avatar of liberal hope for at least a century, has become hopelessly undemocratic, poisoned by corruption and structurally snarled by partisan divisions. Poor Barack Obama, who steps up to the plate and gets handed a foam bat! The government, as Alterman convincingly describes it, is not only expensive, "bloated" and all the rest. It has become a handmaid to corporate power—a hiring hall from which compliant officials are selected for vastly more...
  • 'I Dream of Jeannie' star to reveal personal struggles in tell-all' (Many pictures, I hope)

    “I Dream of Jeannie” star Barbara Eden’s may have been famous for playing a character that could grant your every wish, but the television star's life was marked by a string of personal disappointments. Eden’s impending memoir, called “Jeannie Out of the Bottle” will outline her life in the public eye and “the highs and lows of [her] everyday living,” according to a report from AOL’s Eden, best known for her work on the popular 1960s sitcom, was the perfect American sweetheart at the height of her fame, but the details of the book reveal the traumatic experiences of...
  • Old, new issues blend in NAACP’s second century

    07/10/2010 8:03:28 AM PDT · by Huskrrrr · 8 replies · 1+ views
    The Kansas City Star ^ | DAVE HELLING
    As the NAACP gathers in Kansas City for its national convention today, members will confront a to-do list that’s depressingly familiar — and disturbingly new. Longtime concerns such as legal reform, civil justice and access to quality education now jostle for attention with a health and childhood obesity crisis, soaring urban home foreclosures, even climate change and immigration reform.
  • Obama’s bracket: National champion could come from Kansas

    03/16/2010 10:54:47 PM PDT · by Huskrrrr · 15 replies · 387+ views
    The Kansas City Star ^ | BLAIR KERKHOFF
    According to President Barack Obama’s bracket, there’s a 50 percent chance the national champion will come from the Sunflower State.
  • Road to Recovery (NOT!!!)

    02/18/2010 10:12:20 PM PST · by Huskrrrr · 7 replies · 277+ views ^ | Barack Obama
    One year in, the evidence is clear – and growing by the day – that the Recovery Act is working to cushion the greatest economic crisis since the Great Depression and lay a new foundation for economic growth.
  • Poll: Should the US change its approach to Iran? (get ready to be amazed or hurl)

    02/10/2010 8:11:25 AM PST · by Huskrrrr · 11 replies · 585+ views
    The Nation ^ | The Nation
    "Iran has clearly stated the enriched fuel is needed for a research reactor to produce radio isotopes to treat cancer."

    02/03/2010 8:18:33 AM PST · by Huskrrrr · 19 replies · 766+ views
    CBSNEWS anchorwoman and 60 MINUTES contributor Katie Couric faces a dramatic pay cut at the network, insiders tell the DRUDGE REPORT. CBS boss Les Moonves is determined to save money and trim expenses -- from top to bottom -- at the former crown jewel of broadcasting.
  • The Breakdown: Can Healthcare Reform Be Saved? By Christopher Hayes

    01/22/2010 4:13:43 PM PST · by Huskrrrr · 1 replies · 235+ views
    The Nation ^ | 1/22/2010 | Christopher Hayes
    In the wake of the surprising loss of the Democrats' sixtieth Senate seat in Massachusetts on Tuesday, the future of healthcare reform has become uncertain. On this week's The Breakdown, The Nation's DC Editor Christopher Hayes and special guest Ryan Grim of the Huffington Post explore the legislative options for next steps.
  • Obama at One (The ultra-left spinning a failed President)

    01/22/2010 9:07:46 AM PST · by Huskrrrr · 9 replies · 512+ views
    The Nation ^ | January 13 | various contributors
    Looking back at President Obama's first year in office, what do you think the high point has been? And what has been your sharpest moment of disappointment? On this occasion, that's what The Nation asked members of our community, and beyond. Now we want to know what you think. Share your take on Obama's highest and lowest moments in the form provided here .
  • Grade Obamas First Year

    01/20/2010 11:44:21 AM PST · by Huskrrrr · 46 replies · 630+ views
    Grade Obama's First Year
  • Nancy Pelosi Doorstop

    01/20/2010 7:57:26 AM PST · by Huskrrrr · 3 replies · 810+ views
    Self | Self
  • Dear Barack, Spare Me Your E-Mails. (Dissent from the ultr-left).

    12/10/2009 5:20:35 PM PST · by Huskrrrr · 8 replies · 492+ views
    The Nation ^ | Robert Scheer
    Barack Obama's faux populism is beginning to grate, and when yet another one of those "we the people" e-mails from the president landed on my screen as I was fishing around for a column subject, I came unglued. It is one thing to rob us blind by rewarding the power elite that created our problems but quite another to sugarcoat it in the rhetoric of a David taking on those Goliaths.
  • ABC announces Oprah-Obama Christmas special (Keep barf bag handy)

    11/25/2009 3:13:11 PM PST · by Huskrrrr · 36 replies · 1,094+ views
    ABC News ^ | James Hibberd & Nellie Andreeva
    The queen of daytime will interview the president of the country during an ABC holiday special that brings together Oprah Winfrey and Barack Obama.
  • Ford Reports Surprise $1 Billion 3Q Profit

    11/02/2009 7:03:14 AM PST · by Huskrrrr · 10 replies · 575+ views
    Fox News ^ | Associated Press
    DEARBORN, Mich. — Ford, the only Detroit automaker to dodge direct government aid and bankruptcy court, surprised investors with net income of nearly $1 billion in the third quarter and forecast a "solidly profitable" 2011.
  • Medicine and Health: Here’s a Second Opinion (US health care is second to none)

    10/18/2009 10:51:57 AM PDT · by Huskrrrr · 6 replies · 274+ views
    Medical care in the United States is derided as miserable compared to health care systems in the rest of the developed world. Economists, government officials, insurers, and academics beat the drum for a far larger government role in health care. Much of the public assumes that their arguments are sound because the calls for change are so ubiquitous and the topic so complex. Before we turn to government as the solution, however, we should consider some unheralded facts about America’s health care system.
  • Hugh Hefner's Halloween Party to Benefit Wounded Warriors Jugs for GIs?)

    10/16/2009 8:05:45 AM PDT · by Huskrrrr · 19 replies · 2,080+ views
    Fox News ^ | Oct. 16, 2009 | Hollie McKay
    Halloween night at Hugh Hefner’s not-so-humble abode will still be filled with all the usual suspects - scantily-clad costumed women, bopping blonde bunnies, a Haunted House and Hollywood’s hottest stars.
  • 'Balloon Boy' found alive, was never inside inside balloon

    10/15/2009 3:25:01 PM PDT · by Huskrrrr · 87 replies · 3,079+ views
    Fox31 ^ | Oct. 15, 2009 | KDVR Denver
    FORT COLLINS, Colo. - A flying saucer-shaped helium balloon drifted away from a home in Fort Collins, Colorado Thursday. However, contrary to earlier fears, there was not a 6-year-old boy inside.
  • Why Biden is no Joke (Hurl warning)

    10/15/2009 2:22:16 PM PDT · by Huskrrrr · 2 replies · 259+ views
    Newsweek ^ | Oct. 13, 2009 | Holly Bailey
    An Inconvenient Truth Teller From health-care reform to Afghanistan, Joe Biden has bucked Obama—as only a good Veep can.
  • Empire State Building turns red-yellow for China's 60th (It's over)

    09/28/2009 8:26:27 PM PDT · by Huskrrrr · 37 replies · 1,853+ views
    New York's iconic Empire State Building will light up red and yellow Wednesday in honor of the 60th anniversary of communist China. The Chinese consul, Peng Keyu, and other officials will take part in the lighting ceremony which will bathe the skyscraper in the colors of the People's Republic until Thursday, Empire State Building representatives said in a statement. The upper sections of the building are regularly illuminated to mark special occasions, ranging from all blue to mark "Old Blue Eyes" Frank Sinatra's death in 1998 to green for the annual Saint Patrick's Day.
  • Daily Presidential Poll. Obama still in meltdown mode.

    08/24/2009 9:27:44 AM PDT · by Huskrrrr · 9 replies · 745+ views
    Rasmussen Report ^ | August 24, 2009
    The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Monday shows that 28% of the nation's voters Strongly Approve of the way that Barack Obama is performing his role as President. Forty percent (40%) Strongly Disapprove giving Obama a Presidential Approval Index rating of -12 (see trends).
  • No Breakthrough yet in BART talks

    07/26/2009 10:17:56 PM PDT · by Huskrrrr · 65+ views
    SF Chronicle ^ | Huskrrrr
    BART and its unions made progress during a weekend at the bargaining table but fell short of an agreement, despite a looming Thursday deadline set by management last week.
  • Toyota to decide fate of NUMMI plant by the end of the month.

    07/11/2009 11:46:35 AM PDT · by Huskrrrr · 6 replies · 583+ views
    Silicon Valley Business Journal ^ | July 11, 2009 | Craig M.
    Toyota Motor Corp. reportedly plans to make a decision this month on whether to take over or shut down the Fremont auto plant it has run with General Motors Corp. since 1984.