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  • French Fighter Jets Make Unplanned Stop in Atlantic City

    06/03/2005 5:09:41 AM PDT · 41 of 224
    Route101 to BallyBill

    Leave it to the French to run low on fuel......

  • Aliens could be deported (11 illegals snagged in traffic stop)

    06/03/2005 5:05:08 AM PDT · 4 of 21
    Route101 to Born Conservative

    Roll'n...Roll'n...keep those illegals roll'in...RAWHIDE!

  • Gitmo Grovel: Enough Already

    06/03/2005 5:03:04 AM PDT · 18 of 23
    Route101 to Dudoight

    ...The only good thing to come from the 60's was the Civil Right's movement..I disagree....the 65 Dodge Coronet was my ticket to ride.

  • It's called go-kart, so he simply went

    06/03/2005 4:54:31 AM PDT · 12 of 37
    Route101 to kingattax

    Indy 500 driver in training......

  • ....and fantasy (the crackpot notion of GITMO lawyers)

    06/03/2005 4:51:52 AM PDT · 11 of 19
    Route101 to smoothsailing

    ...If any group in America can bring a project to foozle, it would be a group of American lawyers intent on humanitarian service...excuse me...American lawyers intent on getting rich.

  • 'This Is Not Right'

    06/03/2005 4:46:36 AM PDT · 18 of 263
    Route101 to ClearCase_guy

    your right...if she's in a teachers union she should be strip searched for stupidity.....

  • 'This Is Not Right'

    06/03/2005 4:35:28 AM PDT · 2 of 263
    Route101 to ActionNewsBill

    She looks like a terrorist to me!!!

  • Sherlock Holmes Returns in New Books (by authors who believe he strikes a chord in post-9/11 World)

    06/03/2005 4:30:40 AM PDT · 7 of 16
    Route101 to nickcarraway

    Holmes and Watson could find Osama Yo Momma...Elementary!

  • Growing Problem for Military Recruiters: Parents

    06/03/2005 4:26:38 AM PDT · 52 of 111
    Route101 to churchillbuff

    ..."Parents," said one recruiter in Ohio who insisted on anonymity because the Army ordered all recruiters not to talk to reporters, "are the biggest hurdle we face."....the biggest hurdle the recuiters face is the nightly news interviewing each family of each soldier killed and gladly putting it on tv every day......Here in Seattle it starts with...Another soldier was killed today...Well, I wonder if those killed are being honored at all on the nightly news......

  • Woman Falls in Tub, Rescued After 6 Days

    06/03/2005 4:15:34 AM PDT · 8 of 9
    Route101 to kingattax

    ...The woman had no food in the room, said officer Peter Jung, who found her Wednesday morning....Hey Peter!..who keeps snacks in the bathroom?....maybe someone with no sense of smell....Hello?

  • Latin America:Fragmentation and Forecasts

    06/03/2005 4:11:44 AM PDT · 6 of 8
    Route101 to Tailgunner Joe

    The only force running anything in Latin America is the money in drugs exported to the U.S.

  • Jackson was rushed to a hospital and later released

    06/03/2005 4:08:30 AM PDT · 134 of 167
    Route101 to kcvl

    Who gives a crap!.....

  • Report Faults Hospital For Marine's Death (Tampa, FL VA)

    06/03/2005 4:07:34 AM PDT · 12 of 21
    Route101 to STARWISE

    Pathetic when the hospitals won't take care of the people defending us!......

  • Rather says he was victim of 'own shortcomings'

    06/03/2005 4:01:39 AM PDT · 17 of 47
    Route101 to My Favorite Headache

    ..."There certainly were days when I felt I was rode hard and put to bed wet,"....He worked in a brothel?

  • For He's a Jolly Good Felon

    06/03/2005 3:32:33 AM PDT · 9 of 34
    Route101 to pookie18

    Good luck Hitlary!...If it walks like a duck and quacks like a duck it's a flaming radical socialist!

  • Gitmo Grovel: Enough Already

    06/03/2005 3:29:33 AM PDT · 10 of 23
    Route101 to pookie18

    Yes!...please shut down the resort for terrorists then make them all swim back to Iraq!

  • WATERGATE HYPOCRISY: LIBERALS LIONIZE LEAKER

    06/03/2005 3:27:02 AM PDT · 2 of 44
    Route101 to Liz

    "Liberals Lionize Leaker".....Me thinks it should read..."Conservatives take a leak on liberals and their leaker"

  • Laguna Beach Landslide Sends Homes Crashing

    06/03/2005 3:10:20 AM PDT · 285 of 291
    Route101 to Howlin

    Just to get a historic perspective on "slip slid'in away" in So. Cal.....

    Historic Southern California Landslides

    1928 St. Francis Dam failure
    Los Angeles County, California. The dam gave way on March 12, and its waters swept through the Santa Clara Valley toward the Pacific Ocean, about 54 miles away. Sixty-five miles of valley was devastated, and over 500 people were killed. Damages were estimated at $672.1 million (year 2000 dollars).

    1956 Portuguese Bend, California
    Cost, $14.6 million (2000 dollars) California Highway 14, Palos Verdes Hills. Land use on the Palos Verdes Peninsula consists mostly of single-family homes built on large lots, many of which have panoramic ocean views. All of the houses were constructed with individual septic systems, generally consisting of septic tanks and seepage pits. Landslides have been active here for thousands of years, but recent landslide activity has been attributed in part to human activity. The Portuguese Bend landslide began its modern movement in August 1956, when displacement was noticed at its northeast margin. Movement gradually extended downslope so that the entire eastern edge of the slide mass was moving within 6 weeks. By the summer of 1957, the entire slide mass was sliding towards the sea.

    1958-1971 Pacific Palisades, California
    Cost, $29.1 million (2000 dollars) California Highway 1 and house damaged.

    1961 Mulholland Cut, California
    Cost, $41.5 million (2000 dollars) On Interstate 405, 11 miles north of Santa Monica, Los Angeles County.

    1963 Baldwin Hills Dam Failure
    On December 14, the 650 foot long by 155 foot high earth fill dam gave way and sent 360 million gallons of water in a fifty foot high wall cascading onto the community below, killing five persons, and damaging 50 million (1963 dollars) of dollars in property.

    1969 Glendora, California
    Cost, $26.9 million (2000 dollars) Los Angeles County, 175 houses damaged, mainly by debris flows.

    1969 Seventh Ave., Los Angeles County, California
    Cost, $14.6 million (2000 dollars) California Highway 60.

    1970 Princess Park, California
    Cost, $29.1 million (2000 dollars) California Highway 14, 10 miles north of Newhall, near Saugus, northern Los Angeles County.

    1971 Upper and Lower Van Norman Dams, San Fernando, California
    Earthquake-induced landslides Cost, $302.4 million (2000 dollars). Damage due to the February 9, 1971, magnitude 7.5 San Fernando, California, earthquake. The earthquake of February 9 severely damaged the Upper and Lower Van Norman Dams.

    1971 Juvenile Hall, San Fernando, California
    Landslides caused by the February 9, 1971, San Fernando, California, earthquake Cost, $266.6 million (2000 dollars). In addition to damaging the San Fernando Juvenile Hall, this 1.2 km-long slide damaged trunk lines of the Southern Pacific Railroad, San Fernando Boulevard, Interstate Highway 5, the Sylmar, California, electrical converter station, and several pipelines and canals.

    1977-1980 Monterey Park, Repetto Hills, Los Angeles County, California
    Cost, $14.6 million (2000 dollars) 100 houses damaged in 1980 due to debris flows.

    1978 Bluebird Canyon Orange County
    California October 2, cost, $52.7 million (2000 dollars) 60 houses destroyed or damaged. Unusually heavy rains in March of 1978 may have contributed to initiation of the landslide. Although the 1978 slide area was approximately 3.5 acres, it is suspected to be a portion of a larger, ancient landslide.

    1979 Big Rock, California, Los Angeles County
    Cost, approximately $1.08 billion (2000 dollars) California Highway 1 rockslide.

    1980 Southern California slides
    $1.1 billion in damage (2000 dollars) Heavy winter rainfall in 1979-90 caused damage in six Southern California counties. In 1980, the rainstorm started on February 8. A sequence of 5 days of continuous rain and 7 inches of precipitation had occurred by February 14. Slope failures were beginning to develop by February 15 and then very high-intensity rainfall occurred on February 16. As much as 8 inches of rain fell in a 6 hour period in many locations. Records and personal observations in the field on February 16 and 17 showed that the mountains and slopes literally fell apart on those 2 days.

    1983 San Clemente, California, Orange County
    Cost, $65 million (2000 dollars), California Highway 1. Litigation at that time involved approximately $43.7 million (2000 dollars).

    1983 Big Rock Mesa, California
    Cost, $706 million (2000 dollars) in legal claims condemnation of 13 houses, and 300 more threatened rockslide caused by rainfall.

    1978-1979, 1980 San Diego County, California
    Experienced major damage from storms in 1978, 1979, and 1979-80, as did neighboring areas of Los Angeles and Orange County, California. One hundred and twenty landslides were reported to have occurred in San Diego County during these 2 years. Rainfall for the rainy seasons of 78-79 and 79-80 was 14.82 and 15.61 inches (37.6 and 39.6 cm) respectively, compared to a 125-year average (1850-1975) of 9.71 inches (24.7 cm). Significant landslides occurred in the Friars Formation, a unit that was noted as slide-prone in the Seismic Safety Study for the City of San Diego. Of the nine landslides that caused damage in excess of $1 million, seven occurred in the Friars Formation, and two in the Santiago Formation in the northern part of San Diego County.

    1994 Northridge, California earthquake landslides
    As a result of the magnitude 6.7 Northridge, California, earthquake, more than 11,000 landslides occurred over an area of 10,000 km2. Most were in the Santa Susana Mountains and in mountains north of the Santa Clara River Valley. Destroyed dozens of homes, blocked roads, and damaged oil-field infrastructure. Caused deaths from Coccidioidomycosis (valley fever) the spore of which was released from the soil and blown toward the coastal populated areas. The spore was released from the soil by the landslide activity.

    March 1995 Los Angeles and Ventura Counties, Southern California
    Above normal rainfall triggered damaging debris flows, deep-seated landslides, and flooding. Several deep-seated landslides were triggered by the storms, the most notable was the La Conchita landslide, which in combination with a local debris flow, destroyed or badly damaged 11 to 12 homes in the small town of La Conchita, about 20 km west of Ventura. There also was widespread debris-flow and flood damage to homes, commercial buildings, and roads and highways in areas along the Malibu coast that had been devastated by wildfire 2 years before.

  • Oprah's Tears For Suicide Bombers-My daughter was murdered. Oprah's heart aches--for her killer?

    06/02/2005 6:00:47 AM PDT · 20 of 66
    Route101 to SJackson

    Oprah...only looking out for...Oprah....

  • Why Gitmo's no gulag

    06/02/2005 5:57:55 AM PDT · 4 of 17
    Route101 to Valin

    GITMO is a Western Resort for terrorists.......