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  • Once Tricked Into Using It, XP Users Start to Love Vista

    07/31/2008 8:30:51 AM PDT · by msnpatriot · 49 replies · 649+ views
    RealTechNews ^ | 7/24/08 | Michael Santo
    Many have said they’re not interested in Windows Vista, that Windows XP is just fine for them. And in fact, you could go so far as to say some of them actually hate the OS. Still, a new OS, Mojave, may just be the key to a new marketing campaign. Last week Microsoft told a focus group in San Francisco they were being shown a new version of Windows, codenamed Mojave. Feedback was quite positive; more than 90% gave positive feedback. Afterwards they were told that Mojave was actually Windows Vista.
  • MSI Wind (Windows XP)

    06/05/2008 9:50:09 PM PDT · by msnpatriot · 19 replies · 197+ views
    Laptop Mag ^ | 6/3/08 | Joanna Stern
    This 10-inch mini-notebook has good computing punch and impressive endurance. In order to achieve their diminutive size, weight, and price, most mini-notebooks come with compromises: the screen or keyboard is too small, the processor is too slow, or the battery life is too short. That’s why the MSI Wind NB is breath of fresh air. This 2.6-pound system boasts a relatively large 10-inch screen and a full-size keyboard and Intel’s zippy new 1.6-GHz Atom processor (overclockable with a touch of a button). Plus, the MSI Wind NB lasts more than 5 hours on a charge. At $499, no other mini-notebook...
  • Mexican President: Illegals Rescued by Elections

    02/07/2008 2:12:50 PM PST · by msnpatriot · 57 replies · 676+ views
    Newsmax ^ | 2/7/08 | Newsmax Staff
    Eying the results so far in the U.S. presidential primary race, Mexican President Felipe Calderon said he is hopeful that the next administration in Washington will usher in reforms that would legalize the status of Mexican immigrants. “It seems to me that the most radical and anti-immigrant candidates have been left behind and have been put in their place by their own electorate,” Calderon told the Los Angeles Times on Wednesday, the day after the Super Tuesday primaries. “My hope is that whoever the next president is, and whoever is in the new Congress, will have a broader and more...
  • Ron Paul, Fred Thompson Lead Newsmax Poll

    01/02/2008 5:38:50 PM PST · by msnpatriot · 53 replies · 113+ views
    Newsmax ^ | 1/2/08 | -
    Newsmax’s Internet primary poll of the Republican race for president is released today – with more than 400,000 respondents to our non-scientific survey. With 23% of the vote, Congressman Ron Paul wins our online survey. Paul has the most aggressive internet presence of any Republican candidate and has already won several online polls, not to mention raising $20 million last quarter, mostly online. Pulling solid numbers behind Paul were Fred Thompson with 19% of the vote, and Mike Huckabee, a late rising star, with 16%.
  • A Son's Past Deeds Come Back To Bite Huckabee

    12/17/2007 7:37:52 PM PST · by msnpatriot · 1 replies · 71+ views
    Newsweek ^ | Dec 24 Issue 2007 | Michael Isikoff and Holly Bailey
    As Mike Huckabee gains in the polls, the former Arkansas governor is finding that his record in office is getting more scrutiny. One issue likely to get attention is his handling of a sensitive family matter: allegations that one of his sons was involved in the hanging of a stray dog at a Boy Scout camp in 1998. The incident led to the dismissal of David Huckabee, then 17, from his job as a counselor at Camp Pioneer in Hatfield, Ark. It also prompted the local prosecuting attorney— bombarded with complaints generated by a national animal-rights group—to write a letter...
  • LA Times Sitting on Explosive Prez Candidate Story?

    11/02/2007 7:07:06 PM PDT · by msnpatriot · 235 replies · 408+ views
    bigheaddc ^ | 10/31/07 | BHDC Staff
    A major sex scandal story involving one of the leading presidential candidates is believed to be soon published by the LA Times, Big Head DC has learned. Details are slowly trickling in through people who’ve heard about the story, and with Larry Flynt saying he’s set to reveal a “huge” sex scandal story involving a sitting senator in the coming days, the rumors seem to be gathering traction. “So I was down in DC this past weekend and happened to run into a well-connected media person, who told me flatly, unequivocally that ‘everyone knows’ the LA Times was sitting on...
  • Karma Rewards Ferrari Champion (F1 Grand Prix Championship)

    10/23/2007 8:46:58 PM PDT · by msnpatriot · 13 replies · 318+ views
    New York Times ^ | 10/23/07 | Richard S. Chang
    When Kimi Raikkonen, racing for Ferrari, won the 2007 Formula One world championship on Sunday, it definitely had the feeling of karma finally coming back around for him — although it took a while to develop. After qualifying on Saturday, Raikkonen sat third, behind Felipe Massa and Lewis Hamilton, who qualified first and second. Fernando Alonso was fourth. At that point, it would’ve been tough to believe in a Raikkonen title. Then Hamilton made a big mistake. Fighting Alonso for position through the fourth corner, he braked late and ran wide, falling behind and tracking over the...
  • Council on Foreign Relations One World Conspiracy or New World Think Tank?

    09/16/2007 6:56:02 PM PDT · by msnpatriot · 87 replies · 2,024+ views
    Great American Journal ^ | 9/16/07 | JB Williams
    Since the U.S. Federal government has become increasingly independent minded, often openly acting directly at odds with the will of the people they are sworn to represent, American voters are becoming increasingly interested in finding out exactly who their government is taking orders from, since it clearly isn’t them.
  • British Spy Files on Orwell to be Released

    09/04/2007 10:54:10 AM PDT · by msnpatriot · 15 replies · 1,105+ views
    Newsmax ^ | 9/3/07
    The secret file that MI5 kept on the author from 1929 until his death in 1950 is being declassified Tuesday by the National Archives. It reveals that in contrast to the fictional "Big Brother," the cruel and all-seeing secret police of Orwell's classic "1984," MI5 took a surprisingly benign view of the writer. Orwell savaged the totalitarianism of Stalin's Russia in "Animal Farm" and "1984." But he was also a socialist who railed against inequality in earlier works such as "Down and Out in Paris and London" and "The Road to Wigan Pier." The documents show Orwell _ whose real...
  • U.S. roadways opened to Mexican trucks [2004 article)

    08/30/2007 11:08:47 AM PDT · by msnpatriot · 23 replies · 757+ views
    CNN ^ | June 8, 2004 | AP
    President Bush ordered the opening of all U.S. roads to Mexican trucks in 2002, but the dispute has been tied up in courts. The long fight, begun during the Clinton administration, had ground down to a last quarrel over an environmental assessment, or study, called an EA. Opponents of the truck expansion argued that a particular kind of study was required by law and that the Bush administration was ducking that requirement.
  • GOP Debate Organized & Hosted by Talk Radio Hosts (Comments)?

    07/28/2007 10:33:02 AM PDT · by msnpatriot · 28 replies · 592+ views
    7/28/07 | Myself
    "The YouTube/CNN Democratic Presidential Debate showed why we can’t have any of the Democrats be elected president. What a crew! They make the famous bar scene in Star Wars look main-stream! An idea: what if Talk Radio hosts around the country banned together and held a Talk Radio GOP Presidential Debate this fall - to be simulcast on dozens of talk radio shows and stations around the country - with questions coming over the phone like any other talk radio show? And if some TV network wanted to simulcast it, that’s fine. But the main thrust is the vast talk...
  • Legal Brief Says Border Agents Were Charged With 'Non-Existent Crime' (Ramos & Compean)

    07/26/2007 9:47:24 AM PDT · by msnpatriot · 133 replies · 2,602+ views
    cnsnews ^ | 7/26/07 | Matt Purple
    Two Border Patrol agents whose prosecution and sentences to lengthy prison terms triggered a political storm this year may have been charged with a "non-existent crime," according to a legal brief submitted to a federal appeals court in May, and obtained by Cybercast News Service.
  • Some in Congress pushing for reinstatement of Fairness Doctrine

    07/23/2007 7:33:43 AM PDT · by msnpatriot · 25 replies · 1,014+ views
    LaTimes ^ | 7/23/07 | Jim Puzzanghera
    Now, after conservative talk show hosts such as Rush Limbaugh, Sean Hannity and Michael Savage helped torpedo a major immigration bill, some in Congress have suggested reinstating the Fairness Doctrine to balance out those powerful syndicated voices. That has unleashed an armada of opposition on the airwaves, Internet blogs and in Washington, where broadcasters have joined with Republicans to fight what they call an attempt to zip their lips.
  • Chertoff: 'Operational Control' of Border by 2013 (progress?)

    07/20/2007 5:48:15 AM PDT · by msnpatriot · 57 replies · 1,372+ views ^ | 7/19/07
    Construction on the wall already has begun in Arizona, Chertoff said. Washington aims to have "operational control" of the border by 2013 by building the 700-mile (1,120-km) wall along parts of the frontier and creating a "virtual fence" in desert areas with drones, sensors, cameras, satellite technology and vehicle barriers.
  • Senators, Others Seek Answers in Border Agents Case (Ramos & Compean)

    07/16/2007 3:12:53 PM PDT · by msnpatriot · 15 replies · 2,368+ views
    cnsnews ^ | 7/15/07 | Fred Lucas
    Sutton has said that the sentence may well be severe, but pointed out that Congress sets sentencing guidelines. Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), who initiated the hearings, has disputed that point in letters to the Justice Department asking why charges carrying such heavy sentences had to be brought. Sutton said, "It is the policy of the Department of Justice to bring the highest most readily provable charge against a defendant. We followed that policy in this case because what former agents Compean and Ramos did was a serious crime."
  • Dreier Bill Is Key Component of House GOP Border Security Bill

    07/12/2007 10:40:12 PM PDT · by msnpatriot · 8 replies · 1,085+ views
    Dreier Website ^ | 7/12/07 | David Dreier
    H.R. 2954, the Secure Borders First (for Integrity, Reform, Safety and anti-Terrorism) Act contains five specific sections. The first section deals with Border Security and directs the Secretary of Homeland Security to achieve operational control of the borders. The second section deal with Public Safety and specifically identifies who can be removed and when, and how, and by whom. The third section mandates the creation of the counterfeit-proof Social Security card and the employment eligibility database. It also establishes civil penalties for employers who fail to comply with the requirements of the bill. The fourth section of the bill modifies...
  • The Path To 9/11 DVD (Banned)?

    07/04/2007 7:11:49 PM PDT · by msnpatriot · 39 replies · 2,530+ views
    Myself ^ | 7/4/07 | Myself
    A couple weeks ago I searched The Path To 9/11 on Amazon, and discovered the DVD is listed but not available. A week later on Hannity's America it was mentioned that the maker of the movie keeps asking ABC when the DVD will be available, and he thinks he's getting the run-a-round and that the Clintons might have something to do with it, figuring they will keep it off the market until the election is over! Does anyone have any connections or knowledge about this?
  • All Things 'Talk Radio' (Discussion About Talk Radio)

    07/02/2007 6:23:23 PM PDT · by msnpatriot · 13 replies · 391+ views
    Myself ^ | 7/2/07 | Myself
    It's been awhile since a comphrehensive discussion on Talk Radio, it's been in the news lately also. I realize we often stream Talk Radio, but there are some of us who just enjoy old fashion talk radio too. Some possible subjects could be: 1. What kind of AM radio do you use, or is your favorite? 2. Do you listen to talk radio on an antique radio? Or Tube Radio? 3. Do you listen to talk radio on a radio you built yourself? 4. Whats your favorite TR show, or host? 5. Is there a local TR show you listen...
  • Roswell officer's amazing deathbed admission raises possibility that aliens DID visit

    06/30/2007 9:34:23 AM PDT · by msnpatriot · 184 replies · 4,752+ views
    Daily Mail ^ | 6/30/07 | Nick Pope
    But last week came an astonishing new twist to the Roswell mystery - which casts new light on the incident and raises the possibility that we have, indeed, been visited by aliens. Lieutenant Walter Haut was the public relations officer at the base in 1947, and was the man who issued the original and subsequent press releases after the crash on the orders of the base commander, Colonel William Blanchard. Haut died last year, but left a sworn affidavit to be opened only after his death. Last week, the text was released and asserts that the weather balloon claim was...
  • Mexico, U.S. To Discuss Health Plan For Migrants (Our Tax Payer Money At Work)!

    06/19/2007 10:45:11 PM PDT · by msnpatriot · 36 replies · 1,233+ views
    China View ^ | 6/19/07 | Wang Hongjiang
    MEXICO CITY, June 18 (Xinhua) -- The health ministers of Mexico and the United States are to work out a joint strategy Tuesday for caring Mexican migrants suffering health problems along the border, the Mexican Health Ministry said on Monday. The final plan will be sent to the U.S. Congress that is now in recess, the ministry said in a statement. Mexican Health Minister Jose Angel Cordova said he began talking about the health plan for migrants with his U.S. counterpart Michael Leavitt a few weeks ago in Geneva, Switzerland, at the World Health Organization headquarters. "The plan would guarantee...