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  • REJECT: Obama’s credit card denied at restaurant on New York City trip

    10/17/2014 11:15:41 AM PDT · by MAKOTHEDOG · 46 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | October 17, 2014 | David R. Sands
    President Obama came perilously close to having to wash some dishes on his recent trip to New York. Mr. Obama revealed Friday that his credit card was rejected when he went to pay for his meal at a New York restaurant during the U.N. General Assembly gathering earlier this month.
  • Trigger warning please': National Review’s Lena Dunham cover ‘makes me want to die’

    10/16/2014 6:07:29 PM PDT · by MAKOTHEDOG · 62 replies
    Twitchy ^ | October 16, 2014 | Twitchy Staff
    Winning Glamour magazine’s “Woman of the Year” award proved that “Girls” star Lena Dunham had nowhere to go but up — case in point: the actress appears on the coveted front cover of National Review this week.
  • Ebola victim’s nephew speaks: The system killed him

    10/16/2014 2:50:59 PM PDT · by MAKOTHEDOG · 53 replies
    New York Post ^ | October 16, 2014 | Josephus Weeks
    On Friday, Sept. 25, 2014, my uncle Thomas Eric Duncan went to Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas. He had a high fever and stomach pains. He told the nurse he had recently been in Liberia. But he was a man of color with no health insurance and no means to pay for treatment, so within hours, he was released with some antibiotics and Tylenol. Two days later, he returned to the hospital in an ambulance. Two days after that, he was finally diagnosed with Ebola. Eight days later, he died alone in a hospital room. Now, Dallas suffers. Our country...
  • Scientist died after G-Wiz car imploded as she drove to child's school for parents' evening

    08/31/2011 11:33:00 AM PDT · by MAKOTHEDOG · 149 replies
    www.dailymail.co.uk ^ | August 31, 2011 | Richard Hartley-Parkinson
    The husband of an Imperial College academic told his wife to 'get off her phone' moments before she was killed in a crash. Judit Nagy, 47, died when her tiny electric car, a G-Wiz, collided with a Skoda Octavia as she made her way to the parents' evening of one of her four children. Dr Miguel Nadal said that his wife was rushing to her 11-year-old son's school on October 18 last year because she was late.
  • New corruption allegations in NM may involve Bill Richardson

    05/16/2011 2:52:42 PM PDT · by MAKOTHEDOG · 52 replies
    Hotair ^ | May 15, 2011 | by Ed Morrissey
    Just when Bill Richardson appeared to be in the clear on corruption charges in New Mexico, new allegations of pay-for-play during his administration may envelop the former Governor again. A grand jury indicted a sitting district judge on charges of corruption for buying his appointment from Richardson in 2006, and a whistleblowing judge believes the rot went all the way to the top: Third Judicial District Judge Mike Murphy allegedly said he gave $4,000 to get appointed to the bench by then-Gov. Bill Richardson in 2006, and told several people that other judicial appointees had to give money as well....
  • Feds spending millions on Kennedy legacy in Mass. (OMG)

    03/11/2009 3:34:26 PM PDT · by MAKOTHEDOG · 13 replies · 473+ views
    AP ^ | March 11, 09 | STEVE LeBLANC
    BOSTON – More than one out of every five dollars of the $126 million Massachusetts is receiving in earmarks from a $410 billion federal spending package is going to help preserve the legacy of the Kennedys. The bill includes $5.8 million for the planning and design of a building to house a new Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the Senate. The funding may also help support an endowment for the institute. The bill also includes $22 million to expand facilities at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum and $5 million more for a new gateway to the Boston...
  • Do you agree with Senator Kennedy that Iraq is President Bush's Vietnam? ( Freep this poll )

    04/07/2004 1:42:26 PM PDT · by MAKOTHEDOG · 25 replies · 89+ views
    Do you agree with Senator Kennedy that Iraq is President Bush's Vietnam? ( Freep this poll )
  • CBC Removes inappropriate video from web site

    04/04/2003 9:32:46 AM PST · by MAKOTHEDOG · 15 replies · 176+ views
    espn ^ | 4/4/03 | espn.com news service
    Heated war debate spills into hockey night in canada