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  • Police: Men carrying fake gun shot by real one in robbery attempt

    07/20/2013 12:33:01 AM PDT · by JohnLongIsland · 31 replies
    Tampa Bay Times ^ | Friday, July 19, 2013 8:33pm | Zachary T. Sampson
    LAND O'LAKES — Two would-be robbers were shot Friday night after they burst into a home with a fake gun and, authorities said, met a person inside with a real one.
  • Anthony finds an ethics defender . . . Rangel!

    06/11/2011 2:39:58 AM PDT · by JohnLongIsland · 12 replies
    NY Post ^ | June 11, 2011 | DAVID SEIFMAN
    Anthony Weiner's got a friend in ethically challenged Rep. Charles Rangel. "I know one thing: He wasn't going out with prostitutes, he wasn't going out with little boys, he wasn't going into men's rooms with broad stances," Rangel said yesterday, alluding to sex scandals involving Republican Sen. David Vitter, GOP Rep. Mark Foley and GOP Sen. Larry Craig.
  • Big GOP donors join gay marriage push in NY

    05/14/2011 3:53:33 PM PDT · by JohnLongIsland · 46 replies
    AP via Newsday ^ | May 14, 2011 | The Associated Press
    (AP) -- A gay rights coalition hoping to legalize same-sex marriage in New York has been getting an infusion of cash from a surprising source: Republican business titans...
  • Birthday dittos to "Plugs" Biden

    11/20/2010 4:42:17 AM PST · by JohnLongIsland · 7 replies
  • Obama's aunt: 'You have the obligation to make me a citizen'

    09/22/2010 3:41:30 AM PDT · by JohnLongIsland · 32 replies
    American Thinker ^ | September 22, 2010 | J.C. Arenas
    Quiet everyone, the president's aunt has spoken: "If I come as an immigrant, you have the obligation to make me a citizen."...
  • NKorea: Ex-President Carter arrives in Pyongyang

    08/25/2010 2:43:27 AM PDT · by JohnLongIsland · 15 replies
    AP via Washington Post ^ | Wednesday, August 25, 2010; 4:40 AM | Hyung-Jin Kim
    SEOUL, South Korea -- Former President Jimmy Carter arrived in North Korea on Wednesday, the communist nation's state media reported, on a mission aimed at bringing home an imprisoned American.
  • N.Y. candidate: Prison dorms for welfare recipients

    08/22/2010 7:26:10 AM PDT · by JohnLongIsland · 19 replies
    Washington Times ^ | Saturday, August 21, 2010 | Beth Fouhy
    NEW YORK (AP) — Republican candidate for governor Carl Paladino said he would transform some New York prisons into dormitories for welfare recipients, where they would work in state-sponsored jobs, get employment training and take lessons in "personal hygiene." Paladino, a wealthy Buffalo real estate developer popular with many tea party activists, is competing for the Republican nomination with former U.S.Rep. Rick Lazio. The primary is Sept. 14.
  • The Mark Levin Show Friday May 14.2010

    05/14/2010 3:01:34 PM PDT · by JohnLongIsland · 264 replies · 2,089+ views
    Mark R. Levin
    have a great weekend everybody
  • The Mark Levin Show Tuesday March 2, 2010

    03/02/2010 2:54:07 PM PST · by JohnLongIsland · 2 replies · 84+ views
    Call The Great One at 877 – 381 – 3811 partial list of live audiostreams for the show Ronald Reagan’s Farewell Address
  • Biden's motorcade in minor accident

    02/14/2010 9:05:51 PM PST · by JohnLongIsland · 14 replies · 593+ views
    The Toronto Star ^ | February 14, 2010 | Petti Fong
    VANCOUVER — The Integrated Security Unit is investigating whether an oil spill caused the collision of a motorcade Sunday carrying U.S. Vice President Joe Biden that sent former figure skating star Peggy Fleming to the hospital. Biden's motorcade was travelling to an Olympic venue but his car was not directly hit. The rear vehicle of the motorcade collided into a second car which was pushed into a third vehicle.
  • “THE MARK LEVIN SHOW” Live –Tuesday September-22-2009

    09/22/2009 2:22:31 PM PDT · by JohnLongIsland · 239 replies · 3,438+ views
    Call The Great One at 877 – 381 – 3811 partial list of live audiostreams for the show Ronald Reagan’s Farewell Address On this date in 1989 Irving Berlin went to songwriter’s heaven at the tender age of 101.
  • “THE MARK LEVIN SHOW” Live –Monday September-21-2009

    09/21/2009 2:29:34 PM PDT · by JohnLongIsland · 218 replies · 3,085+ views
    Call The Great One at 877 – 381 – 3811 partial list of live audiostreams for the show Ronald Reagan’s 1961 speech on socialized medicine On this date in 1970 The Browns beat The Jets 31-21 in the first Monday Night Football game on ABC-TV.
  • Obama chicken: point of pride, or big disrespect?

    04/04/2009 11:44:37 AM PDT · by JohnLongIsland · 6 replies · 383+ views
    amNEWYORK ^ | April 3, 2009 | Heather Haddon and Marlene Naanes
    Obama posters. Obama T-shirts. But Obama fried chicken? At least three city eateries have adopted President Barak Obama’s name to hock chicken nuggets and wings, leaving black leaders livid. “It’s exploitative,” said Councilman Charles Barron (D-Brooklyn), who is planning a protest outside Obama Fried Chicken restaurant Monday if its green awning is not removed. “It's like saying Obama is a watermelon lover.”
  • From Newark Pulpit, Rev. Wright Praises Obama

    09/07/2008 4:37:28 PM PDT · by JohnLongIsland · 24 replies · 136+ views
    NY Times ^ | September 7, 2008 | ANDY NEWMAN
    NEWARK — Senator Barack Obama’s embattled former pastor, Jeremiah A. Wright, praised Mr. Obama from a church pulpit here Sunday, comparing him to Martin Luther King and Rosa Parks...
  • Comedian and Actor Bernie Mac Dies at Age 50

    08/09/2008 7:09:50 AM PDT · by JohnLongIsland · 30 replies · 87+ views
    AP via FOXNews,com ^ | Saturday, August 09, 2008 | AP via FOXNews,com
    CHICAGO — Bernie Mac, an Emmy and Golden Globe nominated actor and comedian, died suddenly Saturday at age 50 of complications from pneumonia...
  • New Evidence on Government and Growth

    06/16/2008 5:21:19 AM PDT · by JohnLongIsland · 5 replies · 128+ views
    WSJ ^ | June 16, 2008 | Keith Marsden
    In the early 1980s, Ronald Reagan embraced the ideas of a small group of economists dubbed "supply-siders." They argued that lower taxes and slimmer government would stimulate growth, enterprise, harder work and higher levels of saving and investment. These views were widely ridiculed at the time, dismissed as "voodoo economics."
  • Alec Baldwin to run for office?

    05/09/2008 10:57:17 AM PDT · by JohnLongIsland · 24 replies · 113+ views
    Newsday ^ | May 9, 2008 | JACK SIRICA
    Massapequa native Alec Baldwin says he may one day run for political office, though he doesn't say where. In an interview scheduled to air Sunday on CBS's "60 Minutes," the actor says that, now that he's 50, "There's other things I want to do."
  • 'Operation Chaos' Spurs Hillary To Mull Limbaugh As VP

    05/08/2008 6:49:16 AM PDT · by JohnLongIsland · 12 replies · 66+ views
    scrappleface.com ^ | May 8, 2008 | Scott Ott
    The success of radio talkshow host Rush Limbaugh’s ‘Operation Chaos‘ in helping Sen. Hillary Clinton edge out rival Barack Obama in the Indiana primary this week has spurred the former First Lady to move Mr. Limbaugh’s name to the top of the short list of potential running mates, according to sources.
  • CBS, Couric Likely to Split

    04/09/2008 4:57:06 PM PDT · by JohnLongIsland · 61 replies · 369+ views
    WSJ ^ | April 9, 2008 | By REBECCA DANA
    After two years of record-low ratings, both CBS News executives and people close to Katie Couric say that the "CBS Evening News" anchor is likely to leave the network well before her contract expires in 2011 -- possibly soon after the presidential inauguration early next year.
  • In New Hampshire, Bill Clinton Is Finding Less Spark

    01/07/2008 1:49:13 AM PST · by JohnLongIsland · 19 replies · 234+ views
    NY Times ^ | January 7, 2008 | Mark Leibovich
    ...“Expectations need to be scaled accordingly,” said Joshua King, a veteran of political stagecraft who served as director of production in the Clinton White House. Still, unlike other candidates’ spouses, Mr. Clinton will always bring rock star expectations. “At first it’s disorienting to see him anywhere that isn’t the center,” said Ted Widmer, a former speechwriter in the Clinton White House who is now a historian at Brown University. Mr. Clinton’s presence is at the heart of the tricky two-step that Mrs. Clinton’s campaign has been trying with mixed success — to convince voters that it is wise to reach...