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  • Texans Petition Perry For Special Session On Border Crisis

    06/16/2014 12:49:25 PM PDT · by skeeter · 100 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | June 16, 2014 | Rob Price
    HOUSTON, Texas—Activist Texans are petitioning Texas Governor Rick Perry to call a special session of the Legislature to deal with the growing crisis on the Texas border with Mexico. The petition asks Gov. Perry to bring the Texas Legislature back into a forth special session to “develop and fund a border and port security plan utilizing state and local law enforcement.”...
  • 'Blood Money' Deal Frees CIA Contractor Raymond Davis From Pakistan

    03/16/2011 7:48:22 AM PDT · by skeeter · 12 replies
    ABC News - The Blotter ^ | 3/`6/2011 | NICK SCHIFRIN, MATTHEW COLE and LEE FERRAN
    Raymond Davis, a CIA contractor held in Pakistan after a deadly shooting incident in January, was freed today and is on his way home, U.S. and Pakistani officials said.
  • Phantom Air Farce Pictures

    05/05/2009 11:18:10 AM PDT · by skeeter · 31 replies · 1,260+ views
    New York Post ^ | May 5, 2009 | Jeremy Olshan
    The $328,835 snapshots of an Air Force One backup plane buzzing lower Manhattan last week will not be shown to the public, the White House said yesterday.
  • About a Father...

    06/26/2008 6:11:45 PM PDT · by skeeter · 17 replies · 97+ views
    www.godtube.vom ^ | 9-19-2007 | sand2rock95's
    A son asked his father, 'Dad, will you take part in a marathon with me?' The father who, despite having a heart condition, says 'Yes'. They went on to complete the marathon together. Father and son went on to join other marathons, the father always saying 'Yes' to his son's request of going through the race together. One day, the son asked his father, 'Dad, let's join the Ironman together.' To which, his father said 'Yes' For those who didn't know, Ironman is the toughest triathlon ever. The race encompasses three endurance events of a 2.4 mile (3.86 kilometer) ocean...
  • Illegal Sentenced In 'A Christmas Story' Director's Death

    10/12/2007 9:31:30 AM PDT · by skeeter · 52 replies · 1,462+ views
    KRLA News ^ | OCt 12, 2007
    A man convicted of causing a crash on Pacific Coast Highway that killed the director of "A Christmas Story'' and his son is scheduled to be sentenced today. Hector Manuel Velazquez-Nava faces a six-year state prison term. Velazquez-Nava pleaded no contest to two counts of manslaughter in August in the deaths of Robert Clark and his son, Ariel Hanrath-Clark. Authorities said Velazquez-Nava, an illegal immigrant, had a blood-alcohol content of .24 -- three times the legal limit.
  • Report: Suicide linked to Chicago slayings

    03/10/2005 7:09:05 AM PST · by skeeter · 7 replies · 502+ views
    Kansas City Star ^ | 3/10 | Don Babwin
    CHICAGO - Police investigating a man who killed himself during a traffic stop in Wisconsin found "some material" that pointed toward the slayings of a a federal judge's husband and mother last week, Wisconsin police said Thursday. A suicide note indicated U.S. District Judge Joan Humphrey Lefkow had ruled against the man in a civil case, costing him "his house, his job and family," the Chicago Tribune reported, citing unidentified sources. The legal dispute involved the man's treatment for cancer.
  • Photos show 65,000 at peak of S.F. rally Aerial study casts doubt on estimates of 200,000

    02/21/2003 7:05:19 AM PST · by skeeter · 36 replies · 336+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 2/21/2003 | Wyatt Buchanan
    San Francisco -- A survey using sophisticated aerial photography of Sunday's anti-war march and rally in San Francisco has produced results that indicate a far smaller crowd than the 200,000 protesters estimated by police and event organizers. The results of the independent survey, commissioned by The Chronicle and SFGate.com, cast doubt on traditional counting methods and contradict the crowd estimate of 200,000, which was reported in this newspaper and news media around the world. Crowd size in a demonstration is important because organizers tend to use it as evidence of support for their cause. In a series of detailed, high-resolution...