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  • White House Petition: Punish Bowe Bergdahl for AWOL/Desertion

    06/02/2014 4:00:50 AM PDT · by jdfromny · 27 replies
    White House website ^ | 5/31/2014 | unknown
    Army member Bowe Bergdahl "who did not earn the rank of SGT" went AWOL / Deserted the United States Army in June 2009. Punish Bowe Bergdahl for walking off base with intent to not support the War On terror. Bowe Bergdahl broke several Articles under the Uniform Code of Military Justice and needs to be punished not rewarded. Bowe Bergdahl, directly disobeyed the following articles Article 86 AWOL and Article 85 Desertion. both articles call for trial by court martial. He is not a hero and is directly responsible for several military members death. Bring punishment to Bowe Bergdahl and...
  • "Your Next Guinness Is Courtesy of a Fallen Navy Seal"

    03/23/2012 1:21:05 PM PDT · by jdfromny · 4 replies · 1+ views ^ | 3/23/12 | Blackfive
    "As promised… I just walked into a local pub (PUB 25, Newtown, CT) and asked to speak with the Owner/Manager. I asked if I could leave a cold one on the bar for Michael all day . I showed him the “Reserved” sign I made and explained I wanted to leave him sufficient funds to buy a random person a Guinness every hour today, and that when the surprised patron asks him “Who is this from?” he should reply: “It’s from LT Michael P. Murphy.” and point to the reserved sign. The Owner/Manager was so in tune with this small...
  • Being EOD (Year in the life of an EOD Tech)

    02/04/2012 8:12:44 AM PST · by jdfromny · 8 replies
    Being EOD ^ | 12/27/11 | D. Comstock
    This is the outlet and sharing medium of an Army lieutenant deployed to Afghanistan for a year. The opinions contained within belong to the author alone and in no way reflect the viewpoints of the United States Army, the EOD community, or her fellow Soldiers.
  • Lt. Dan Band: For The Common Good (movie)

    07/03/2011 7:51:58 PM PDT · by jdfromny · 2 replies
    Lt. Dan Band ^ | unk | Gary Sinese
    Official Online Launch July 4th! Thank you for taking time to stream the movie and support the cause. When you stream "Lt. Dan Band: For The Common Good" - one out of every four dollars will be donated to The Gary Sinise Foundation which honors our nations defenders by supporting the USO, Operation International Children, Snowball Express, and other such charities and efforts that support the military, first responders and their families. Thank you for helping us give back to those willing to give all!
  • DA: LIer dressed as soldier for flight upgrade

    06/27/2011 8:55:23 AM PDT · by jdfromny · 9 replies ^ | 6/27/11 | William Murphy
    (This is the total article but apparently needs to be excerpted. Also needs account to be accessed. That's how the lamestream media forces you to read their version of the news.) A Freeport man has been slapped with criminal charges after he tried to upgrade his flight at Kennedy Airport by claiming to be in the U.S. Army, prosecutors said Monday. Rock Diaz, 22, of Frankel Avenue was released on his own recognizance after his arraignment Saturday in Queens Criminal Court, the Queens district attorney's office said. The criminal complaint against Diaz said he was wearing a U.S. Army uniform,...
  • Weinergate Bombshell: New Woman Comes Foward W/ Pics & Communication (Graphic)

    06/06/2011 4:41:12 AM PDT · by jdfromny · 37 replies
    Big Journalism ^ | 6/6/11 | Andrew Breitbart
    A new woman has come forward with what she claims are photographs, chats, and emails with Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-NY). These appear to undermine severely Rep. Weiner’s explanations that he was the victim of a “prank” or a “hack.” The detailed new information suggests that the Brooklyn- and Queens-based representative and the young woman in question were involved in an online, consensual relationship involving the mutual exchange of intimate photographs. and were approached regarding this information more than a week prior to the separate, independent event of Friday, May 27, 2011, when a link to the now-infamous “gray...

    05/31/2011 6:04:13 PM PDT · by jdfromny · 20 replies ^ | 5/31/11 | Blackfive
    Army Ranger to be awarded the Medal of Honor on July 12th. Second living recipient from combat in Afghanistan. WASHINGTON (Army News Service, May 31, 2011) -- An Army Ranger who lost his right hand and suffered shrapnel wounds after throwing an armed grenade away from his fellow Soldiers will be the second living Medal of Honor Recipient from the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. On July 12th, President Barack Obama will award Sgt. 1st Class Leroy Arthur Petry, with the Medal of Honor for conspicuous gallantry. Petry will receive the Medal of Honor for his courageous actions during combat...
  • Congressman Wants Weiner Probe

    05/31/2011 5:26:58 PM PDT · by jdfromny · 60 replies · 1+ views
    Fox Nation ^ | 5/31/11 | unknown
    Florida Republican Rep. Cliff Stearns is demanding an investigation into cybersecurity issues raised by #Weinergate, saying it is vital to "ensure our national security." Though New York Democratic Rep. Anthony Weiner remains silent on whether or not he'll be seeking an investigation into his claims that his Twitter and Facebook accounts were hacked, leading to his Twitter account's posting of a picture of a man's erect penis underneath gray boxer-briefs, Stearns told The Daily Caller that the imbroglio raises troubling questions that should be looked into by Congress. Read more:
  • "The Insolvent Phantom of Tomorrow" From Eisenhower's Farewell Address, January 17 1961

    05/13/2011 11:32:07 AM PDT · by jdfromny · 6 replies
    American Digest ^ | 5/13/11 | Gerard Vanderleun
    "The Insolvent Phantom of Tomorrow" From Eisenhower's Farewell Address, January 17 1961 Often quoted as his warning about "the Military-Industrial Complex," Eisenhower's speech also includes other warnings. One concerns "the equal and opposite danger that public policy could itself become the captive of a scientific-technological elite," which is now cited concerning the pervasive fraud surrounding global warming and other "scientific" boondoggles. Another passage concerns something of much more importance to our present moment: "Another factor in maintaining balance involves the element of time. As we peer into society's future, we-you and I, and our government-must avoid the impulse to live...
  • NY Times Plans To Gut The Pentagon (want cuts to Navy, Air Force & Pay)

    04/22/2011 10:00:25 AM PDT · by jdfromny · 23 replies ^ | 4/20/11 | James Hanson
    Obama decided to inform the Defense Department that they needed to make $400 Billion in cuts by announcing this is in a speech without even mentioning it to his Defense Secretary. Therefore it is unsurprising that the NY Times would take this opportunity to anounce their cunning plan to screw the troops and crush our expeditionary fighting capability. I guess this requires at least a partial Fisking. "We in no way minimize the sacrifices made by our men and women in uniform." Yeah right. Wait for it...... "But after years of lagging far behind, military pay is now more than...
  • "QUAGMIRE!" It's Never Too Soon!

    03/31/2011 7:55:19 PM PDT · by jdfromny · 6 replies
    American Digest ^ | 3/31/11 | Gerard Vanderleun
    Yes, two weeks in and.... it's that time again: LIBYA QUAGMIRE WATCH! As you can see from the link in the last 24 hours the quagmeter is over 20,000 results...
  • Brawl Mars DMV Music Awards Outside Washington

    03/07/2011 7:32:22 PM PST · by jdfromny · 20 replies
    MYFOXDC.COM ^ | 3/7/11 | ROZ PLATER
    ARLINGTON, Va. - Arlington police say a brawl broke out during the DMV music awards ceremony, sending one person to a local hospital. VIDEO#1 COURTESY: Police say five people were treated Saturday night at the scene of the awards ceremony, which honors local rap, hip-hop and R&B performers. About 1,500 people attended the ceremony at the Crystal City Hyatt, and witnesses said more than 20 police vehicles responded to deal with a half dozen fights that broke out.
  • Tedious Progressivism Marches On Into the Past: The Rants Never Change Only the Fashions

    02/21/2011 5:00:43 PM PST · by jdfromny · 1 replies
    American Digest ^ | 2/21/11 | Gerard Vanderleun
    Here's a cover from American Legion magazine in 1951. It highlights, "Commies and those who play their game." [emphasis added] How strangely contemporary it seems. It's sixty years later and yet it seems that nothing has changed on ye olde picket line. Has nothing changed in America in sixty years? Whole worlds have shifted in the country to such an extent that it would exhaust libraries to shelve the books written on those changes. But in the colonized minds of the Left it is still, and will always be, someplace between the Finland Station and the Fall of the Berlin...
  • 2005 Dallastown (Pa.) graduate killed in Afghanistan

    02/21/2011 4:00:56 PM PST · by jdfromny · 10 replies
    Daily Record ^ | 2/21/11 | ANGIE MASON and TOM JOYCE
    York, PA - First Lt. Daren Hidalgo, a former Dallastown resident, was killed Sunday near Mama Kiriz, Afghanistan, while conducting combat operations, according to the website of the 2nd Cavalry Association and Air Force Mortuary Affairs Operations. He was assigned to G Company, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment, Rose Barracks, Germany. Hidalgo was a 2005 graduate of Dallastown Area High School, according to newspaper archives, and received a U.S. Military Academy appointment to West Point. Phil Bayliss said he and Hidalgo were best friends from the time Hidalgo moved to the York area when they were in fifth grade. Bayliss, now...
  • Feds: Gang members killed LI mom, toddler

    01/27/2011 8:35:44 PM PST · by jdfromny · 32 replies ^ | 1/27/11 | ROBERT E. KESSLER
    A 2-year-old boy watched his mother get shot to death by MS-13 gang members in a wooded section of Central Islip last year before one of them turned the gun on the crying toddler, killing him, according to federal court papers. The mother, Vanessa Argueta, 19, had taken her young son, Diego Torres, with her on what she thought was a dinner date last February because she didn't have a baby-sitter, the court papers said. Among those who took part in the execution-style killings, according to the federal documents, was the mother's former boyfriend. The account of the killings is...
  • The left sees history's fist coming. Again.

    12/15/2010 7:48:55 AM PST · by jdfromny · 11 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 12/13/10 | James Lewis
    Want to know why the Democrats in Congress are mumbling "f*** the president"? Want to know why the Cancun mobsters are demanding world power for yesterday's climate fascism? This is Dunkirk, folks. It's the Battles of Midway and Gettysburg rolled into one. This is the watershed moment in history. This is where the Evil Empire gets its comeuppance. The next few years may be the most historic ones in our lives. The left is at the very peak of its power since the Evil Empire fell in 1991, with Obama occupying the White House today, surrounded by his commissars. The...
  • 8 Dems Arrested in Bell, CA 'Corruption on Steroids' - Not a Single Mention of Affiliation From MSM

    09/21/2010 7:14:02 PM PDT · by jdfromny · 4 replies ^ | 9/21/10 | Lachlan Markay
    Today, eight city council members were arrested in Bell, California for what Los Angeles County District Attorney labeled "corruption on steroids." Thus far, every major news outlet that has reported on the story has omitted the fact that all eight individuals arrested are Democrats. These glaring omissions come only weeks after NewsBusters reported that of the 351 stories on the then-brewing controversy, 350 had omitted party affiliations, and one had mentioned they were Democrats only in apologizing for not doing so sooner. ABC, CBS, the Los Angeles Times, the Associated Press, Bloomberg, USA Today, CNN, MSNBC, NPR, and the San...
  • CNN Uses Profanity-Laced ANONYMOUS Quote To Smear Palin (video)

    09/03/2010 7:39:52 AM PDT · by jdfromny · 6 replies
    rightnetwork ^ | 9/2/10 | runk
    CNN is an embarrassment.
  • Big Peace Exclusive: New Yorkers Rally Against the Ground Zero Mosque (the video)

    08/25/2010 5:30:22 PM PDT · by jdfromny · 24 replies ^ | 8/24/10 | Jim Hanson and Dave Reaboi
    This past Sunday, Big Peace correspondents 'Uncle Jimbo' Jim Hanson and Dave Reaboi traveled to New York to cover the Coalition to Honor Ground Zero's rally against the building of a mosque just feet away from where Islamists killed nearly three thousand Americans in 2001. Here's what they saw there.
  • Pantano Debate: Live Forum NC 7th

    08/20/2010 4:10:20 PM PDT · by jdfromny · 1 replies ^ | --- | none
    6:53 Good evening and thanks for joining for the live blog of the McIntyre-Pantano debate. 6:54 Feel free to send your comments. We're blogging live from the event with the observations. 6:55 [Comment From Tina] Is it crowded in there? 6:56 Yes it is Tina. The room is at capacity. There is also a big line of folks at CFCC who would like to get in the door. They are waiting in the lobby. 6:57 WECT's Jon Evans is going over ground rules. Cheering will not be allowed except at the beginning and end. There was already a loud...
  • Something Wonderful: RightNetwork is launching 9/8/10 (video)

    08/17/2010 8:41:05 AM PDT · by jdfromny · 7 replies
    American Digest ^ | 8/16/10 | Gerard Van der Leun
    Yes, RightNetwork. "All that's right with the world." Editor in Chief? Gerard Van der Leun
  • Cops: High-speed chase preceded boy struck on bike

    08/09/2010 4:36:10 PM PDT · by jdfromny · 4 replies
    Newsday ^ | 8/9/10 | Andrew Strickler
    The Medford man charged with running down a boy riding a bike in Bellport earlier led an officer on a high-speed chase and ran a car off the road, Suffolk police said. Roberto Fuentes remained in the Riverhead jail Monday after his arrest Saturday following a 70-minute chase that resulted in a boy being dragged underneath a pickup truck, police said. The chain of events began about 8:15 p.m. Saturday as a Fifth Precinct officer responded to the East Patchogue home of Fuentes' ex-girlfriend, who'd reported to a 911 operator that he'd thrown a beer bottle at her and was...
  • Oliver Wendell Holmes' Addition to the National Anthem During the Civil War

    06/05/2010 6:51:11 PM PDT · by jdfromny · 21 replies · 293+ views
    When our land is illumined with liberty's smile, If a foe from within strikes a blow at her glory, Down, down with the traitor that tries to defile The flag of the stars, and the page of her story! By the millions unchained, Who their birthright have gained We will keep her bright blazon forever unstained; And the star-spangled banner in triumph shall wave, While the land of the free is the home of the brave.
  • Proof Obama Isn’t Resting During the Oil Disaster

    06/03/2010 1:10:27 PM PDT · by jdfromny · 8 replies · 1,029+ views ^ | 6/3/10 | Tammy Bruce
    Obama vows ‘we will not rest’ until oil spill cleaned up. Hey, it takes a lot of energy to go to a party!
  • Tea Party Campaign of Japan (video)

    06/01/2010 9:24:53 AM PDT · by jdfromny · 7 replies · 429+ views
    CNN International ^ | 5/16/10 | Hanna Gale
    This is the first nationwide Tea Party movement to protest against the new government of Japan’s Democrats in response to the shift from an American-centered policy to a more China-focused policy, more specifically the relocation of the American Marine Corps air base from Okinawa. Happiness Realization Party is willing to support this grass roots campaign and conservative movement by joining the demonstration that started at Hibiya Park in Tokyo to the National Diet on May 11 @ 1:00 pm in Japan. In spite of rain, more than 3000 people participated in this demonstration.
  • Small Flags (Memorial Day Essay)

    05/29/2010 12:56:30 PM PDT · by jdfromny · 160+ views ^ | 5/29/10 | Gerard Vanderleun
    The cemetery at the top of Queen Anne is busy this weekend. This even though a cemetery under all circumstances is seldom thought of as a busy place. We haven't had busy cemeteries since 1945. Since then the long peace and its sleep was only briefly, for a few years every now and then, interrupted by a small war. The cemeteries fill up more slowly now than ever before. And our sleep, regardless of continuing alarms, deepens. These days we resent, it seems, having them fill at all, clinging to our tiny lives with a passion that passes all understanding;...
  • Fiddling While Tehran Wants To Burn Us

    05/20/2010 8:49:11 AM PDT · by jdfromny · 154+ views ^ | 5/20/10 | Jim Hanson
    I highlighted the recent "deal" Iran struck with Brazil and Turkey as an example of how the policy of engagement was failing the Obama team. That is an understatement, it is failing the world. The policy is based on the fundamentally-flawed notion that if you just talk enough with your adversaries and enemies they will realize that we are all just carbon-based life forms on this insignificant rock hurtling through time and space and we all really can just get along. As a pacifist I would love to live on this mythical planet surrounded by the non-existent reasonable people. It...
  • Good Samaritan tracked down hit-run suspect (Unlicensed Operator Elias Garcia Runs Down Four Girls)

    05/20/2010 7:45:23 AM PDT · by jdfromny · 23 replies · 1,428+ views ^ | 5/20/10 | JOHN VALENTI AND MARK DWYER
    A man who said he chased down a driver accused of hitting four girls at a Carle Place intersection said he saw the man keep driving with two of the girls still on the hood of his car, according to reports. The accused hit-and-run driver, Elias Garcia, 26, of Clinton Street in Hempstead, is charged with mowing down the four 16-year-old girls near Roosevelt Field mall Wednesday afternoon, police said. "I saw the girls on the hood of the car," Steven Loverde told News 12 Long Island Wednesday. "He kept going across the intersection with the girls screaming on the...
  • Johnny-Come Lately-McCain: The Sickly Smell Of Desperation

    05/13/2010 9:31:53 AM PDT · by jdfromny · 52 replies · 1,329+ views ^ | 5/13/10 | Michelle Malkin
    John McCain is everywhere now preaching the gospel of secure borders. He’s inescapable. And shameless. And desperate. Yesterday, readers forwarded his latest spam e-mail: Where do you stand on border security? My Friend, One of the fundamental responsibilities of our government is to secure our borders so that our citizens, no matter where they live in our country, can be safe and secure. Unfortunately, the Obama Administration and Democrats in Congress have not lived up to the federal government’s constitutional responsibility to secure our borders. So my Arizona colleague, Senator Jon Kyl and I introduced a 10-Point Border Security Plan...
  • 'Something wasn't right' (American Legion member alerts cops in Times Square)

    05/05/2010 1:33:51 PM PDT · by jdfromny · 19 replies · 740+ views
    American Legion Online ^ | May 3, 2010 | Steve Brooks
    Duane Jackson has worked as a vendor, selling pocket books, wallets, watches, scarves and golf clubs, for 13 years at the same spot in Times Square in New York City. He knows when someone has parked a car in a spot where it doesn't belong. So when Jackson saw that situation arise on Saturday, he went to investigate. Little did Jackson know that his actions might have saved several lives. The SUV Jackson checked on wound up containing three barbecue-sized propane tanks, two five-gallon cans filled with gasoline, M-88 firecrackers, two clocks with batteries, electrical wire and other components. The...
  • Freep this poll: Should New York do more to address illegal immigration?

    04/29/2010 7:46:46 AM PDT · by jdfromny · 12 replies · 540+ views ^ | 4/29/10 | nydailynews
    Poll is already 85% yes in Lib York. Ref. article, these pols just don't get it.

    04/19/2010 6:57:10 AM PDT · by jdfromny · 13 replies · 863+ views ^ | 4/18/10 | unknown
    Video of West giving Nan what for.
  • Flashback: Hartford Tea Party " It's not about color"

    04/11/2010 1:01:30 PM PDT · by jdfromny · 5 replies · 471+ views | 4/15/2009 | radiovice
    Since the 'rats have pulled the race card as per their usual way of doing "business" I just wanted to pass along this video of last years April 15 Hartford, CT Tea Party. The part that is interesting is about 2:00 minutes in. Once again we can prove that 'rats lie. Keep Fighting Commies
  • Trace Adkins and the West Point Cadet Glee Club, USMA, ACM 2009 (video)

    03/12/2010 7:45:37 PM PST · by jdfromny · 3 replies · 351+ views ^ | 5/5/09 | davethearmystud
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  • Police: Theft suspects flee with emergency brake on

    03/12/2010 4:15:18 PM PST · by jdfromny · 9 replies · 379+ views ^ | 3/12/10 | John Valenti
    Two Southampton women who admitted to stealing were caught after forgetting to take the emergency brake off after leaving a store in Riverhead, police said Friday. A State Police trooper in Riverhead saw a car with smoking tires Wednesday matching the description of the one in the robbery, stopped it and thought the driver appeared nervous, State Police said. Eventually, the woman admitted she and her passenger "stole stuff," police said. The driver, Rachel Gebhardt, 25, of 192 Miller Rd., Southampton, and the passenger, Shalaya Gatlin, 20, of 65 Hillcrest Terrace, Southampton, were charged with petty larceny, police said. State...
  • Stop playing games, MSM. John Patrick Bedell was a registered Democrat

    03/05/2010 1:19:59 PM PST · by jdfromny · 6 replies · 715+ views ^ | 3/5/10 | michelle malkin
    Scroll down for update debunking MSM “right-wing” spin… A nutball shot two security guards at a Pentagon-area Metro station in D.C. yesterday. As Patterico reports, he hated Bush and littered the Internet with 9/11 Truther rants. But just as I passed on playing the blame game with the global warmicides earlier this week, I’m not playing MSNBC/NYTimes-style “gotcha” with this one, either. I’m with Zombie: Now, just for a moment, let’s set aside the false guilt-by-association game everyone’s always playing. We all know that John Patrick Bedell and Joseph Stack are basically insane, plain and simple — as are any...
  • Question of the day: Does the GOP have enough balls?

    03/04/2010 12:22:42 PM PST · by jdfromny · 64 replies · 1,410+ views ^ | 3/4/10 | michelle malkin
    And no, I’m not talking about basketballs or baseballs or golf balls. You know what I’m talking about — excuse the language, but we need to be blunt. And you know that it’s the question that will hang over the Republican Party from now until November as it tries to persuade the base — let alone the American electorate — that it can provide a real alternative to the current crop of big government corruptocrats in power in Washington. So: Does the GOP have enough balls to fight the Left or doesn’t it? You know about my doubts. You’ve heard...
  • Schumer denies report he called SEC on Madoff probe

    02/28/2010 7:55:39 AM PST · by jdfromny · 11 replies · 531+ views ^ | 2/26/10 | Glenn Thrush
    Sen. Charles Schumer is denying a published report that he called the Securities and Exchange Commission for details about the probe into Bernie Madoff's $65 billion-dollar Ponzi scheme. In his a book set to be released next week, "No One Would Listen," Madoff whistleblower Harry Markopolos passes along an unsourced claim that New York's senior senator, a powerhouse fundraiser with close ties to Wall Street, called the financial industry watchdog for the inside scoop. He maintains Schumer did nothing wrong. "I was told, by a government agency, for example, that New York Senator Charles Schumer called the SEC at some...
  • Bing West: Finishing Firefights Difficult in Afghanistan

    02/28/2010 7:28:15 AM PST · by jdfromny · 2 replies · 287+ views ^ | November 04, 2009 | Bing West
    Battalions inflict few Taliban casualties - due to Taliban Apache-like tactics, coalition heavy armor and risk aversion to minimize casualties. See report by Bing West, based on embeds in April, July and October.
  • Hot For The Up Do (A new podcast with Mark Steyn)

    02/28/2010 6:08:46 AM PST · by jdfromny · 1 replies · 350+ views ^ | 2/26/09 | Rob Long, Mark Steyn, Bill McGurn, Peter Robinson
    This week we weather the storm as conditions on the East Coast wreak havoc with Mark Steyn's power and Peter Robinson's Skype. But we persevere as guest Andrew Breitbart creates his own storm with Media Matters and liberals in general. We talk about the health care summit, play "Who's Your Favorite Lefty" and Andrew and Rob reveal their secret admiration for filmmaker John Waters. Questions? Comments? Contact us at or become a fan on our Facebook page.
  • Vanity: Can we bring a class action lawsuit vs. Gore, 'Rats, or any of the GW Frauds?

    02/15/2010 9:22:11 AM PST · by jdfromny · 30 replies · 789+ views
    2/15/10 | jdfromny
    Just wondering if there any litigators out there that see Algore moving to a trailer park eventually? I'm pretty sure he's covered all his bases, but if there's always hoping!
  • Arab ambassador discovers bride is bearded and cross-eyed behind veil

    02/10/2010 8:46:55 PM PST · by jdfromny · 11 replies · 635+ views ^ | 2/10/10 | staff
    An Arab ambassador has called off his wedding after discovering his wife-to-be who wears a face-covering veil is bearded and cross-eyed. The envoy had only met the woman a few times, during which she had hidden her face behind a niqab, the Gulf News reported. After the marriage contract was signed, the ambassador attempted to kiss his bride-to-be. It was only then that he discovered her facial hair and eyes. The ambassador told an Islamic Sharia court in the United Arab Emirates he was tricked into the marriage as the woman's mother had shown his own mother pictures of her...
  • (Dem. Politician) Levy: My Stony Brook University profs were communists

    02/09/2010 5:07:03 AM PST · by jdfromny · 14 replies · 512+ views | 2/7/09 | Rick Brand
    Suffolk County Executive Steve Levy said he was taught by communists when he attended Stony Brook University. But, unlike the late Sen. Joseph McCarthy, Levy said he is not about to name names. Levy, a Democrat, made the statement before state Conservatives in Albany last week. He said he's "very proud" of his Stony Brook experience and that the school has changed a lot since he attended 30 years ago. Then, Levy said, "A number of professors railed against America on a consistent basis." He said one wore a red hat and fatigues, and another spoke of how Cuba had...
  • Man arrested, accused of stolen valor (at 'rat mayor's inauguration)

    02/06/2010 5:24:00 PM PST · by jdfromny · 25 replies · 1,388+ views
    KTRK-TV (Houston) ^ | 2/6/10 | ktrk newsroom
    He looks like a soldier. He says he's a soldier. But he's not a soldier. And now he is facing charges for lying about his resume. When we started asking questions, so did the FBI. The man, who the FBI says is nothing but a fraud, even showed up in a military uniform at Houston Mayor Annise Parker's inauguration. The problem is that he didn't earn any of the medals he was wearing. Michael Patrick McManus was arrested Friday night after a federal judge signed a warrant for his arrest. The FBI says he was arrested without incident.
  • Cirque du Jihad: Coming to a federal court near you? (Malkin)

    01/29/2010 10:36:43 AM PST · by jdfromny · 1 replies · 291+ views ^ | 1/29/10 | Michelle Malkin
    Imagine this nightmare courtroom scenario: Unhinged Jew-bashing, open mockery of American soldiers, juror intimidation, and coldly calculated exploitation of U.S. constitutional protections by a suspected al Qaeda defendant. Well, there’s no need to wait for the Gitmo terror trial circuses. New York City is already getting a glimpse of the future. Jihadi scientist Aafia Siddiqui is on trial right now in a federal Manhattan court for the attempted murder and assault of U.S. military personnel in Pakistan two years ago. She’s an accomplished Karachi-born scientist who studied microbiology at MIT and did graduate work in neurology at Brandeis University before...
  • 1980 Presidential General Election Results

    01/28/2010 11:42:49 AM PST · by jdfromny · 17 replies · 444+ views ^ | 2005 | David Leip
    Hope you enjoy this blast from the past. We should work hard for the same results come '12. One thing I'd like you to notice is that back then the 'Rats were the REDS. I wonder how and why that changed.
  • After Tree Months, Only 35 Subscriptions For Newsday's Web Site

    01/26/2010 12:34:37 PM PST · by jdfromny · 48 replies · 1,318+ views
    The New York Observer ^ | 1/26/10 | John Koblin
    In late October, Newsday, the Long Island daily that the Dolans bought for $650 million, put its web site,, behind a pay wall. The paper was one of the first non-business newspapers to take the plunge by putting up a pay wall, so in media circles it has been followed with interest. Could its fate be a sign of what others, including The New York Times, might expect?
  • "Amazing Week": Krauthammer (video)

    01/22/2010 5:28:12 PM PST · by jdfromny · 6 replies · 976+ views ^ | 1/22/10 | foxnews
    Krauthammer: "An amazing week".
  • Gillibrand's-Vox-(Un)populi

    01/19/2010 6:50:51 PM PST · by jdfromny · 4 replies · 246+ views
    The New York Observer ^ | 1/19/10 | Reid Pillifant
    In the 12 months since Governor David Paterson made Kirsten Gillibrand a senator, her poll numbers have done something rather remarkable: that is, nothing. There are several explanations for why Ms. Gillibrand’s statewide approval ratings have spent a year mired in the mid-20s, despite her superior title and elevated profile: Her appointment process was publicly bungled; her stance on issues like guns and gay rights evolved in disarmingly short order; and, since she’s never had to run a statewide campaign, many voters still don’t know who she is, or, for that matter, what she’s doing down in Washington.
  • Ratzenberger :"I was at Woodstock" (video at Brown rally)

    01/18/2010 8:12:28 AM PST · by jdfromny · 2 replies · 1,060+ views ^ | 1/18/10 | youtube
    Scott Brown Rally in Worcester, MA on January 17, 2010.