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  • Healthcare Reform Options

    01/27/2011 9:50:03 PM PST · by Onelifetogive · 11 replies
    Vanity | 01/27/2011 | Onelifetogive
    There are a lot of smart (a55ed?) people here with plenty of good ideas. So, how do we fix healthcare?There are some givens. 1) Some people are basically worthless and their skills are insufficient to feed and shelter themselves, much less pay for healthcare.2) This country will not let people suffer from lack of healthcare.Recommendations: 1) Set up free government or charity clinics for the indigent. Keep them out of hospitals and emergency rooms where paying customers are treated. 2) If a free clinic cannot deal with a person's issues, he could then be transported to a hospital, but the...
  • The Latest Conservatism from Dean Koontz

    01/14/2011 7:03:46 AM PST · by Onelifetogive · 53 replies
    DeanKoontz.com ^ | 1/13/2010 | Onelifetogive
    ***It's not at the link. It's from his latest book.***Dean Koontz has been slipping conservatism into his recent books. This year, with "What The Night Knows", he does us one better. The villians are all leftwing crackpots. Here's an excerpt:"When she was twenty-four, Melody killed her three children - ages four, three and one - after deciding that motherhood is limiting and boring, and after she learned that humanity is a vile planet-killing plague that Earth can't survive. She saw it on TV. A documentary about the end of the world and about how it is unavoidable. We all have...
  • US Treasury: New 100 dollar bill needs 3D tech

    01/06/2011 6:08:13 AM PST · by Onelifetogive · 30 replies
    Christian Science Monitor ^ | April 21, 2010 | Matthew Shaer
    Benjamin Franklin gets to stay. So does the official stamp of the Federal Reserve System. But the rest of the $100 bill – the most frequently counterfeited note, according to government officials – is getting a radically revamped look. On Wednesday, the US Treasury took the wraps off of a new $100 bill, which Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner says would be exponentially more difficult for criminals to copy.
  • Spanish Woman Claims She Now Owns Sun

    11/27/2010 8:35:51 PM PST · by Onelifetogive · 16 replies
    My Fox Orlando ^ | Friday, 26 Nov 2010, 2:16 PM EST | AFP
    After billions of years the Sun finally has an owner -- a woman from Spain's soggy region of Galicia said Friday she had registered the star at a local notary public as being her property. Angeles Duran, 49, told the online edition of daily El Mundo she took the step in September after reading about an American man who had registered himself as the owner of the moon and most planets in our solar system. There is an international agreement which states that no country may claim ownership of a planet or star, but it says nothing about individuals, she...
  • Leeds man charged with reckless murder following deadly vehicle crash near Westover

    11/19/2010 9:11:53 PM PST · by Onelifetogive · 9 replies · 1+ views
    www.al.com ^ | November 13, 2010 | Val Walton
    A Leeds man has been charged with reckless murder in the deaths of a Sylacauga mother and two of her children who were killed Friday night in a vehicle accident near Westover, Alabama State Troopers announced tonight.
  • Updated: VictoryLand owner Milton McGregor, Alabama lawmakers...in federal probe...

    10/04/2010 9:45:30 AM PDT · by Onelifetogive · 7 replies
    Birmingham News ^ | 10/4/2010 | Charles Dean
    Read the latest: Feds charge 11, including McGregor and state lawmakers in gambling probe FBI agents swept across Alabama this morning arresting state lawmakers and lobbyists as part of a federal probe into efforts to pass gambling legislation last spring. The biggest name arrested so far has been VictoryLand owner Milton McGregor, who was arrested at his Montgomery home this morning. Also arrested today have been state senators Jim Preuitt, R-Talladega, Quinton Ross, D-Montgomery, Larry Means, D-Attalla, Harri Anne Smith, I -- Slocomb and Montgomery lobbyist Jerrod Massey. McGregor lawyer Joe Espy of Montgomery said he knows of no evidence...
  • Why Obama is not first 'imposter' president and won't be the last

    08/09/2010 1:24:38 PM PDT · by Onelifetogive · 22 replies · 1+ views
    CNN ^ | August 9, 2010 12:28 p.m. EDT | John Blake
    But historians say Americans have long accused their presidents of being illegitimate officeholders for all sorts of dark, and bizarre, reasons. "Heavens, where do I start?" says David Crockett, an associate professor of political science at Trinity University in Texas. "No one wants to admit that they got spanked in an election contest. It's always nicer to think the opponent somehow cheated the system. So yes -- Obama wasn't born here, Bush stole the election, Clinton won only because Ross Perot screwed up Bush's [the elder's] chances, Bush the elder won only because he demagogued Willie Horton. ... I could...
  • Parker Griffith concedes: It's Mo Brooks vs. Steve Raby

    06/01/2010 9:14:44 PM PDT · by Onelifetogive · 3 replies · 500+ views
    The Huntsville Times ^ | June 01, 2010, | Challen Shephens
    HUNTSVILLE, AL -- Mo Brooks has won the Republican nomination for 5th Congressional District without a runoff. Brooks said incumbent Parker Griffith called him and conceded just a few minutes ago. Brooks won 51 percent of the vote (35,712) to Griffith's 33 percent (23,494). Les Phillip won 16 percent (11,066).
  • Vanity - Just Voted in the Alabama Republican Primary

    06/01/2010 12:54:59 PM PDT · by Onelifetogive · 79 replies · 799+ views
    Vanity | 6/1/10 | Onelifetogive
    I just voted in my local GOP primary. I voted against my Senator and my Representative (Richard Shelby and Spenser Bachus). Both are reasonably solid Conservatives, and both will win their primaries easily.I voted against them to encourage others to run against them in the future. By my calculation, every vote against an encumbent is a vote to encourage potential candidates in the future.Thoughts?
  • What Am I?

    04/08/2010 7:21:50 AM PDT · by Onelifetogive · 50 replies · 858+ views
    Townhall.com ^ | April 07, 2010 | John Stossel
    I used to be a Kennedy-style "liberal." Then I wised up. Now I'm a libertarian. But what does that mean? When I asked people on the street, half had no clue. We know that conservatives want government to conserve traditional values. They say they're for limited government, but they're pro-drug war, pro-immigration restriction and anti-abortion, and they often support "nation-building." And so-called liberals? They tend to be anti-gun and pro-choice on abortion. They favor big, powerful government -- they say -- to make life kinder for people. By contrast, libertarians want government to leave people alone -- in both the...
  • Comic on Townhall.com

    04/01/2010 2:04:09 PM PDT · by Onelifetogive · 6 replies · 363+ views
    Townhall ^ | April 1, 2010 | Eric Allie
  • Woman Arrested for Selling Crack Cocaine

    02/18/2010 11:37:13 AM PST · by Onelifetogive · 9 replies · 706+ views
    WBNG 12 Action News ^ | Feb 17, 2010 | WBNG News
    A woman is arrested for selling crack cocaine after a month-long investigation. Broome County Special Investigations Unit executed a narcotics search warrant at 9 Maria Manor and arrested 20-year old Chaliscia Shorts of Binghamton.
  • GLOBAL MARKETS-Gold, stocks streak higher on economic optimism

    10/07/2009 8:33:21 AM PDT · by Onelifetogive · 15 replies · 769+ views
    Reuters ^ | Oct 6, 2009 | Reuters
    Gold rushes higher amid brightened economic signs...
  • British-based Russian artist 'drank liquid soap and scuffled with staff in air rage attack'

    05/03/2009 3:36:49 PM PDT · by Onelifetogive · 10 replies · 713+ views
    Mail Online ^ | 03rd May 2009 | Mail on Sunday Reporter
    A respected Russian artist was arrested after mixing wine and prescription drugs before allegedly drinking liquid soap and attacking flight attendants on a trans-Atlantic flight. British-based Galina Rusanova is accused of of punching and kicking flight attendants and - at one point - 'snapping like a dog' while trying to bite a crew member's leg.
  • Oregon Alert: HB 2470 Gaining Momentum - Continued Opposition Needed!

    04/27/2009 7:25:57 PM PDT · by Onelifetogive · 14 replies · 496+ views
    AKC News ^ | Monday, April 27, 2009 | AKC News
    Oregon House Bill 2470 continues to gain momentum in the Oregon Legislature. The bill, which seeks to severely limit the responsible breeding of dogs via ownership limits and onerous operational requirements, has been assigned to the Senate Consumer Protection and Public Affairs Committee. The American Kennel Club and its Oregon Federation, the National Animal Interest Alliance, both strongly oppose HB 2470. It is imperative that all concerned responsible dog breeders and owners in Oregon contact their State Senator and the members of the Senate Consumer Protection and Public Affairs Committee and urge them to oppose HB 2470. The American Kennel...
  • Vanity - Are Freepers Hypocrites?

    04/22/2009 6:43:07 PM PDT · by Onelifetogive · 67 replies · 2,430+ views
    It's not there! ^ | 4/22/09 | Onelifetogive
    There is no doubt in anyone's mind that leftists are complete and total hypocrites. They always have been, and they always will be.Just for a moment, let's turn around the Miss America/Perez Hilton scandal. Let's suppose that a Christian became a judge (it could happen, there are a few popular ones in Hollyweird.) Let's also suppose that a "gay marriage" question is asked of one of the contestants. The contestant, who is leading, gives the standard leftwing drivel ("everyone should love everyone and let everyone do whatever they want to do, and make everything legal, except being mean to leftists".)...
  • Puppy Buying Tip - The Cold Fish

    04/18/2009 5:16:40 PM PDT · by Onelifetogive · 33 replies · 1,084+ views
    Buying A Puppy ^ | Friday, April 17, 2009 | Malteser
    Take someone emotionally uninvolved with you to see the puppy. Take someone who has no stake in the decision with you to see the puppy. Take a sibling, a parent or a friend. Give them veto power. If they say no to your buying that puppy, back away from the purchase. Take them aside and listen to why they are uncomfortable. Making a good decision to buy a puppy means putting aside emotions and looking at facts. Someone uninvolved can be a great help in doing just that. I have seen many people who are otherwise very rational become very...
  • Puppy Buying Tip - The Cold Fish

    04/18/2009 11:25:56 AM PDT · by Onelifetogive · 2 replies · 426+ views
    Buying A Puppy Blog ^ | Friday, April 17, 2009 | Malteser
    Take someone emotionally uninvolved with you to see the puppy. Take someone who has no stake in the decision with you to see the puppy...The opposite of taking someone emotionally uninvolved with you is taking kids with you...
  • Birmingham (Alabama) Tea Party

    04/15/2009 8:18:05 PM PDT · by Onelifetogive · 5 replies · 574+ views
    My Personal Blog ^ | April 15, 2009 | Onelifetogive
    Some pics from the Birmingham, Alabama Tea Party help at Veteran's Park in Shelby County. (One of the most Conservative Counties in the country.)Rick and Bubba spoke to Sean Hannity live from this Tea Party.My Rick picture (camera phone) was crappy and my Bubba pics were useless...
  • Solution to World's Pirate Problem May Come From Mobile

    04/15/2009 12:12:08 PM PDT · by Onelifetogive · 38 replies · 1,831+ views
    The Mobile Register ^ | April 15, 2009 | GEORGE TALBOT
    The solution to the world's pirate problem may be made in Mobile. The dramatic showdown between the U.S. Navy and a group of Somalian pirates ended badly for the buccaneers, but military experts say it also demonstrated that the Navy is ill-equipped to deal with a growing threat to global commerce. That's chiefly because the Navy lacks the sort of fast, flexible vessel that can chase pirates where they roam, the so-called "green" waters within 100 or so miles of shore. Enter Austal USA's littoral combat ship, a swift, agile and lethal vessel that may be a pirate's worst nightmare....
  • Vanity - Funny Story with my Web Site and Blog

    04/13/2009 6:57:04 PM PDT · by Onelifetogive · 5 replies · 551+ views
    BuyingAPuppy.com ^ | April 13, 2009 | Onelifetogive
    Humor me a minute. I have a disturbing story about my web Site and Blog. I publish a web site with advice for buying a puppy. It contains information about dealing with breeders and avoiding pet stores and puppy mills. It also contains some dog news (remember this for later) and training tips. My Blog has similar articles and is heavily cross linked with my web site.I recently added Google AdSense to generate a few pennies of revenue here and there. The Blog and Main Site have very similar levels of traffic, but the Blog is the only place earning...
  • Biden's Puppy Breeder: "Never, Never, Never Again" Are you next?

    04/12/2009 3:55:47 PM PDT · by Onelifetogive · 100 replies · 1,563+ views
    Buying A Puppy Blog ^ | Saturday, April 11, 2009 | Malteser
    This part is frightening: Dog wardens from the state showed up at Brown's Wolf Den kennel, repeatedly, for inspections. "I was cited for a piece of kibble on the floor and five strands of dog hair. They took a picture of that, they walked around, snapped pictures and don't tell you why," Brown told the newspaper. Are we hobby breeders supposed to hide?...
  • Missouri fights reputation as 'puppy mill'

    04/11/2009 7:46:27 PM PDT · by Onelifetogive · 28 replies · 742+ views
    MSNBC ^ | April 10, 2009 | AP
    SENECA, Mo. - When authorities raided J.B.'s Precious Puppies, they discovered more than 200 dogs standing in their own excrement, crammed three and four to a cage. Some were so sickly they were missing clumps of hair. The skeletal remains of puppies and adult dogs were found inside pet-food bags...
  • Recommendations For A Great Buying Decision (Puppy)

    04/11/2009 6:18:41 PM PDT · by Onelifetogive · 61 replies · 1,089+ views
    Buying A Puppy ^ | April 9, 2009 | Onelifetogive
    Never buy from a Pet Shop. If you buy a puppy from a Pet Store, you have missed the entire point of this site. You don't get to see the parents, you learn nothing about the conditions of the kennels, and you don't get to question the breeders. In short, you are supporting the Puppy Mill industry. PLEASE DO NOT DO THIS! See both parents of the puppy. If the breeders make any excuse for why you can't see both parents, walk away. One of the parents died, ran away, is sick, or is visiting his cousins in Albuquerque…..whatever excuse...
  • It's Easter puppy for Obamas: First family getting Portuguese Water Dog puppy - report

    04/11/2009 1:11:01 PM PDT · by Onelifetogive · 61 replies · 1,700+ views
    Daily News ^ | April 11th 2009 | Celeste Katz
    Forget the Easter bunny - the Obama girls are looking forward to a real, live dog. The First Family - and first-time dog owners - will reportedly welcome a black Portuguese Water Dog puppy to the White House on Tuesday, according to the Web site TMZ.
  • Hobby Breeders versus Shelter Adoptions

    04/10/2009 12:33:45 PM PDT · by Onelifetogive · 22 replies · 922+ views
    Buying A Puppy ^ | April 9, 2009 | Malteser
    There is a great deal of debate about whether anyone should ever buy a dog or whether everyone should adopt one of the millions of dogs and puppies that are euthanized each year. It would be nice if people would be willing to adopt a pet from a pound, but most people are just not willing to do this.
  • Thought you people would LOVE this!!!

    07/21/2008 6:07:55 PM PDT · by Onelifetogive · 8 replies · 122+ views
    Book Depot ^ | 7/21/2008 | Onelifetogive
    http://www.bookdepot.com/default.asp?Nsl=3442&Ix=54&R=9780743240864B&Rt=2168
  • Annual Dean Koontz Conservatiam Thread

    07/02/2008 9:04:09 PM PDT · by Onelifetogive · 15 replies · 149+ views
    Odd Hours ^ | July 2, 2008 | OLTG
    From a description of coyotes surrounding our hero, Odd Thomas, and Annamaria in Dean Koontz' latest book, Odd Hours: ...Coyotes can sometime have a goofy charm. They are more closely related to wolves than dogs, lean and sinewy,efficient predators, but with feet too big for their bodies and ears too big for their heads, they can appear a little puppylike, at least as cute as Iran's homicidal dictator when he puts on a leisure suit and has his photo taken eating ice-cream cones with grade-school children whose parents have volunteered them to be suicide bombers.With narrow faces, bared fangs, and...
  • Nuclear-Powered Ships

    06/13/2008 7:17:18 AM PDT · by Onelifetogive · 18 replies · 5,391+ views
    Nuclear World Association ^ | June 2008 | Nuclear World Association
    Nuclear power is particularly suitable for vessels which need to be at sea for long periods without refuelling, or for powerful submarine propulsion. Over 150 ships are powered by more than 220 small nuclear reactors and more than 12,000 reactor years of marine operation has been accumulated. Most are submarines, but they range from icebreakers to aircraft carriers. In future, constraints on fossil fuel use in transport may bring marine nuclear propulsion into more widespread use. So far, exaggerated fears about safety have caused political restriction on port access. Work on nuclear marine propulsion started in the 1940s, and the...
  • Cuba to abandon salary equality

    06/12/2008 8:25:37 PM PDT · by Onelifetogive · 21 replies · 94+ views
    BBC ^ | 12 June 2008 | BBC
    The minister pointed out that the current wage system sapped employees' incentives to excel since everyone earned the same regardless of performance.
  • I Fully Support Amnesty for Illegals!

    02/12/2008 7:23:49 PM PST · by Onelifetogive · 119 replies · 196+ views
    Townhall blogs ^ | 2/12/2008 | Onelifetogive
    Amnesty…a defining issue for Conservatism. You cannot be on the wrong side of this issue and escape the wrath of the Right-Media. (Unless you are a nobody, like me. Then, it is very easy to fly under their collective radar.) Support for any form of Amnesty makes one a RINO, turncoat, panderer, and/or traitor. I am as Conservative as you can get. Way to the right of Genghis Khan. Approaching the territory of Jeff Flake or Tom Coburn. Seriously. I’m there! Lower taxes – check. Department of Education – gone! Department of almost everything else – gone! Department of Defense...
  • Vanity - Rating the GOP Candidates

    01/10/2008 8:43:14 PM PST · by Onelifetogive · 40 replies · 87+ views
    Freerepublic ^ | 1/10/2007 | Onelifetogive
    Everyone here seems to be full of piss and vinegar about ONE candidate (different candidates for each Freeper.) That will never win the general election. What if we put each of the major candidates into one of four categories: 1) Favorite - This is my guy!2)Tolerable - Not my first choice, but I'll work to get out the vote for him against the Dim nominee.3) Whatever - I'll vote GOP, but don't ask me for any help.4) Hell no! - I'll sit out or hold my nose and vote for Hillary!!! I suspect this will tell us more about each...
  • The Latest Installment of my Annual Dean Koontz Conservatism Post

    01/07/2008 8:22:57 PM PST · by Onelifetogive · 19 replies · 116+ views
    The Darkest Evening of the Year ^ | 1/07/2008 | Onelifetogive
    I find myself posting a great Conservative line from the latest book by Dean Koontz every year. This year's book, "The Darkest evening of the Year", does not disappoint.From Chapter 47, about a terrorist smuggling operation:Many murderous thugs just hiked across the unprotected border or used international airlines and - wearing T-shirts that proclaimed DEATH TO ALL JEWS in Arabic - breezed through U.S. Checkpoints where highly suspicious federal security personnel strip-searched Irish grandmothers and Boy Scouts on field trips.
  • Vanity - Liberals Lamenting the Loss of Traditional Culture

    12/10/2007 6:34:45 PM PST · by Onelifetogive · 19 replies · 387+ views
    Myself ^ | 12/11/07 | Onelifetogive
    I was just watching a Discovery Channel program on the Three Gorges Dam Project in China. Predictable, the show lamented the loss of traditional culture among the 1,000,000 or so people in the future reservoir above the dam. In one segment, they discussed one village that would have to be moved 500 yards up-hill (to end up EXACTLY at the water's edge , as they currently are) and how they would lose their "village tree"...The loss of the slightest amount of "traditional culture" is abhorrent to all leftists, unless we are talking about "traditional American culture"; which they can't destroy...
  • Vanity - Glenn Beck Slandered on Boston Legal

    12/04/2007 8:06:11 PM PST · by Onelifetogive · 25 replies · 185+ views
    Vanity ^ | 12/4/2007 | Onelifetogive
    Did anyone hear Glenn Beck get slandered on Boston Legal? The case concerned a shock-jock being fired (a la Don Imus). In her defense, Candice Bergen accused Glenn Beck of something close to saying the 911 Victims were "quickly hated". I can't possibly imagine him saying anything like that. Probably his comment related to the "911 Widows" (if he even said it about them).
  • GOP Idol (Political Vanity)

    06/02/2007 8:11:11 PM PDT · by Onelifetogive · 23 replies · 360+ views
    N/A ^ | Jun 2, 2007 | Onelifetogive
    I have a somewhat off-the wall suggestion for the third-tier GOP Presidential candidates. They should agree among themselves to hold a series of debates each week for several months and allow the nationwide audience to call in and vote one off. Each candidate could agree to abide be the audience's votes (most will be dropping out over the next six-months or so anyway.) No big loss, but a huge potential. What are the benefits?1) Greatly increased chance for the winner to join the first-tier.2) Incredible audience interest in the debates. (Heck yeah, I'd watch.)3) Would remove the spotlight from Rudy...
  • Huckabee Buckles under Heat from Club

    03/05/2007 2:40:38 PM PST · by Onelifetogive · 6 replies · 413+ views
    Club for Growth ^ | 3/2/07 | Club for Growth
    Washington – Feeling the heat from the Club for Growth’s presidential white paper on his tax-and-spend record, former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee pledged today at the CPAC Conference to rule out raising taxes if elected president. Club for Growth President Pat Toomey commended Governor Huckabee’s pledge as an important step in the right direction. “We hope this is evidence that Governor Huckabee appreciates that Americans are overtaxed and neither want nor need higher taxes,” Mr. Toomey said. In an interview with NBC’s Meet the Press on January 28, 2007, Tim Russert challenged Governor Huckabee’s fiscal conservative credentials, citing the Club...
  • From the US Mint Web Site - Vanity

    02/23/2007 7:08:26 AM PST · by Onelifetogive · 11 replies · 523+ views
    US Mint ^ | 2/23/07 | OLTG
    Beginning this year, a new series of $1 coins will honor the presidents of the United States in the order that they served. We will continue honoring four presidents each year until at least 2016. Collectible versions of these coins will be sold in both proof and uncirculated conditions and in a variety of special collection sets. Additionally, each presidential spouse will be honored with a 24-karat gold coin.
  • Letter from my child's public school - Vanity

    02/21/2007 2:25:29 PM PST · by Onelifetogive · 107 replies · 1,896+ views
    My Child's School ^ | 2/21/2007 | Onelifetogive
    Helping Your Child Prepare 1. Be sure your child/children get plenty of rest the night before the test and eat a good breakfast on testing days(sic) 2. The morning of the test-taking day should be calm for your child. Make sure that you and your child are not rushed and that your child has time to prepare for the day. 3. Take time to talk with your child about your confidence in him or her. Encourage your child to take the test serious, but don't cause your child to be anxious about the test. Let your child know that you...
  • Dean Koontz is such a Conservative - Vanity

    01/07/2007 8:36:50 PM PST · by Onelifetogive · 3 replies · 377+ views
    Brother Odd ^ | N/A | Dean Koontz
    Koontz is my favorite writer. His latest is Brother Odd (third book in the Odd Thomas series.) Two passages I thought were great. "Civilization - says my friend Ozzie Boone - exists only because the world has barely enough of two kinds of people: those who are able to build with a trowel in one hand, a sword in the other; and those who believe that in the beginning was the Word, and will risk death to preserve all books for the truths they might contain."And a passage about the handicapped kids in the monestary he is staying at:"As medical...
  • Chelsea (Alabama) High freshman killed in wreck

    11/27/2006 7:39:08 PM PST · by Onelifetogive · 32 replies · 1,980+ views
    Birmingham News ^ | 11/27/2006 | Laura McAlister and Malcomb Daniels
    A Chelsea High School freshman died today in an accident involving a train and an SUV that injured five other students, authorities said. Chelsea High School Principal Pat Grey said the girl killed was a 15-year-old member of the school’s dance team. State troopers and the county coroner identified the victim as Hannah Yeager. Five others, a girl and four boys, all sophomores, were injured. Victims were taken to UAB Hospital and at least one to Children’s. Officials did not release their conditions, but officials they were expected to recover. “This is a tragic loss for our school and students,”...
  • Fairness—Not men’s sports—is Title IX’s real casualty

    10/28/2006 4:59:11 PM PDT · by Onelifetogive · 18 replies · 753+ views
    Townhall.com ^ | Friday, October 27, 2006 | Carrie Lukas
    Fairness: it’s one of the most prized values in American society. In our education system, fairness requires that schools and universities judge students on their merits and offer equal opportunities to all students. Yet fairness becomes a different measuring stick when it’s applied to gender issues on campus: one that’s used to prod women toward greater achievement and whack men. James Madison University’s (JMU) recent decision to eliminate ten sports teams is the latest example of the bizarre world of gender fairness on campus. For more than three decades, colleges across the country have struggled to comply with the federal...
  • Dallas official wants city ban on baggy pants

    09/04/2006 11:36:43 PM PDT · by Onelifetogive · 27 replies · 1,952+ views
    AP via Herald Democrat ^ | 9/5/06 | JAMIE STENGLE
    DALLAS — A Dallas man has had it with baggy pants that overexpose, so he wants the City Council to look into a ban on wearing the oversized trousers that often slip so low as to show underwear. Ron Price, a Dallas school board member, has asked the City Council to look at strengthening the law to give citations to those who expose their underwear. “I think it’s disrespectful, it’s dishonorable and it’s disgusting,” said Price, who made the recommendation last week to the City Council. “I have no problem with the top of your Hanes label being shown. My...
  • Got this from a Marine Recon Soldier today...(Vanity)

    08/18/2006 6:39:58 AM PDT · by Onelifetogive · 30 replies · 1,083+ views
    A Marine ^ | Not sure...
    Your alarm goes off, you hit the snooze and sleep for another 10 minutes. He stays up for days on end. __________________________ You take a warm shower to help you wake up. He goes days or weeks without running water. __________________________ You complain of a "headache", and call in sick. He gets shot at as others are hit, and keeps moving forward. __________________________ You put on your patriotic shirt saying support our troops, and go meet up with your friends. He still fights for your right to wear that shirt. __________________________ You make sure you're cell phone is in your...
  • The Federal Immigration Inaction Guarantee

    07/21/2006 4:57:57 PM PDT · by Onelifetogive · 3 replies · 256+ views
    Townhall Blog ^ | Friday, July 21, 2006 7:40 PM | Onelifetolose
    While all sides of the illegal immigration debate posture and propose serious solutions, there is one major guarantee that no serious action will take place. Until action is taken on this item, we can remain comfortably assured to no real action is imminent (or even contemplated.) What is this guarantee of government inaction? Stolen and other fraudulent Social Security numbers. Our federal government knows where millions of illegals are working. It is being reported to them continuously. The government knows which employers account for the vast majority of the bogus withholding transactions. Now, imagine for a moment if most of...
  • Opportunity is not black or white

    02/14/2006 10:22:34 AM PST · by Onelifetogive · 15 replies · 462+ views
    Townhall.com ^ | 2/14/06 | Herman Cain
    Former President Jimmy Carter said last week at Coretta Scott King’s funeral: “The struggle for equal rights is not over. We only have to recall the color of the faces of the people in Louisiana, Alabama and Mississippi — those who are most devastated by Katrina — to know that there are not equal opportunities for all Americans.” The unfortunate snapshot of poverty exposed by Hurricane Katrina is not an accurate portrait of the equal opportunity available all across America. Carter’s comment dismisses the millions of black Americans who ran through the doors of opportunity following the signing of the...
  • Model Smuggles Cuba Photos in Bra (Caution, may have images of models and bras)

    02/01/2006 11:07:55 AM PST · by Onelifetogive · 84 replies · 3,327+ views
    Newsmax ^ | Feb. 1, 2006 | Carl Limbacher
    Top Czech model Helena Houdova was arrested in Cuba last week while taking photographs of Havana's slums – but she managed to smuggle out pictures she hid in her bra. Houdova – Miss Czech Republic 1999 – was arrested along with fellow model Mariana Kroftova, and Cuban police confiscated a roll of film in the women’s camera. However, Houdova concealed the memory card of her digital camera insider her brassiere. "The revolution's watchmen rose up because I was taking pictures of something they do not like," Houdova told journalists after returning to the Czech Republic. The Communist regime of Fidel...
  • One AG church moves in as another moves on

    01/23/2006 8:34:43 AM PST · by Onelifetogive · 4 replies · 128+ views
    AG News Service ^ | January 20, 2006 | AG News Service
    After more than 80 years in the inner city, San Bernardino (California) First Assembly has moved to the suburbs. Pastor Terry Henderson point outs, however, that the neighborhood isn't without a Pentecostal presence. A new AG church plant is already growing in the building Henderson's congregation vacated. Celebration City Church, led by Pastor Willie Ulibarri Jr., has been holding services in First Assembly's fellowship hall since last March. The fledgling church already has an average attendance of more than 100 people. On January 15, Celebration City Church took over all the facilities as First Assembly relocated to a growing suburban...
  • Vanity - More Hilarious Conservatism from Dean Koontz

    12/26/2005 7:30:42 AM PST · by Onelifetogive · 6 replies · 527+ views
    ONTG | 12/26/2006 | Onelifetogive
    In Dean Koontz's latest book "Forever Odd", he again skewers leftists in a most hilarious way. This one requires a little more setup than his previous one-liners. Dean first describes the change of the local high school's mascots from the Braves to the Gila Monsters, because Braves "was deemed an insult to local Indian tribes, though none of the Indians ever complained." Later he described a brutal murderer being convicted for only manslaughter because "he expressed remorse. And self-loathing. He wept. He offered no defense except emotional immaturity. More than once, sitting at the defendant's table, he prayed." Then he...
  • Canada, the Compatible

    07/28/2005 1:14:12 PM PDT · by Onelifetogive · 20 replies · 684+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | July 28, 2005 | Hal Lindsey
    Only weeks after becoming only the third nation on earth to legalize same-sex marriage, the government of Canada is sponsoring calls for the imposition of state controls on religion in the True North, Strong and Free. Canada's state-owned CBC radio broadcast a commentary from retired Royal Military College professor Bob Ferguson in which he argued for state control over religion, and in particular, over the Catholic religion. "Given the inertia of the Catholic Church, perhaps we could encourage reform by changing the environment in which all religions operate," Ferguson said in his commentary. "Couldn't we insist that human rights, employment...