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  • 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 ^ | 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
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