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  • The Other Coming Out Party

    05/24/2004 8:36:26 AM PDT · by Starrgaizr · 15 replies · 145+ views
    The American Thinker ^ | May 21st, 2004 | Richard Baehr
    The Other Coming Out Party May 21st, 2004 On Monday, the first legal gay marriages took place in Massachusetts. Tuesday was another “coming out” day - for Jewish Republicans. I attended the AIPAC Policy Conference in Washington, as I have for the last 14 years. Israeli Prime Ministers Yitzhak Rabin, Ariel Sharon, Shimon Peres, and Bibi Netanyahu, have all been enthusiastically received by the AIPAC audience in years past. But the raucous, chanting reception for President Bush on Tuesday morning topped them all. From the moment the crowd of well over 4,000 filled the ballroom, the excitement was palpable. As...
  • Mars-Rover Opportunity Press Briefing, 2pm EST ("Significant findings")

    03/02/2004 7:02:53 AM PST · by Starrgaizr · 37 replies · 187+ views
    NASA Press Release ^ | 3/1/2004 | NASA
    Donald Savage Headquarters, Washington (Phone: 202/358-1547) Guy Webster Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif. (Phone: 818/354-5011) March 1, 2004 NOTE TO EDITORS : N04-038 NASA Headquarters Mars-Rover Opportunity Press Briefing March 2 Significant findings from NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity, now exploring Meridiani Planum on Mars, will be announced at a press briefing at 2 p.m. EST, Tuesday, March 2, 2004, at NASA Headquarters, Washington. The briefing will originate from the James E. Webb Auditorium, 300 E St., S.W., Washington, and will be carried live on NASA TV with two-way question-and-answer capability for reporters covering the event from participating NASA centers....
  • Pellicano's plea offer rejected

    09/23/2003 3:21:39 PM PDT · by Starrgaizr · 5 replies · 233+ views
    Drudge ^ | 9/23/2003 | Drudge
    FLASH: Late Monday, federal prosecutors rejected an offer by the lawyer for celebrity sleuth Anthony Pellicano to plead guilty to one charge of illegally storing C-4 explosives. He now faces three counts and will now go to trial before a judge (not a jury) on Oct. 8. The charges grew out of an FBI search of his office which was prompted by a threat to an L.A. Times reporter.
  • As it Happened: Real-Time 9-11 Coverage on Free Republic

    09/10/2003 8:27:38 PM PDT · by Starrgaizr · 72 replies · 6,347+ views
    Free Republic ^ | September 11, 2001 | FReepers
    At 7:52am EDT, under the innocuous title "World Trade Center," Oldeconomybuyer posted the first thread, writing: CNBC reports a plane has hit the World Trade Center in NY. No details... At 8:04-8:05am EDT on September 11, 2001, the following comments, among many others, appeared on several threads: Holy Cow!! Another plane just hit!! / Another plane just flew into the building! / OMG!!!! Huge explosion out the side!!! / A SECOND PLANE JUST NOW FLEW INTO THE SECOND TOWER!!! / 2 ND EXPLOSION!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! NOW / Another plane flew into the second tower. / TERRORISTS!!!! / O' the humanities! What the...
  • Oslo's Legacy: A Road Map to Nowhere

    09/09/2003 6:46:11 AM PDT · by Starrgaizr · 2 replies · 105+ views
    Wall Street Journal ^ | September 9, 2003 | MICHAEL B. OREN
    <p>Ten years later, the trouble wrought by the Oslo Accords -- so-called, after the city where they were mediated -- has been incalculable. Instead of a "New Middle East" with peace between Israel and an independent Palestinian state, war has ravaged the area, devastating economies, killing and maiming thousands. Rarely has an agreement been so celebrated -- Rabin and Arafat won Nobel prizes -- generated such vast expectations, and occupied so many presidential days, only to utterly fail. Now, in the wake of Mahmoud Abbas's resignation as Palestinian prime minister, one must asked why.</p>
  • Who Says You Can't Buy Votes? (Taco Bell)

    08/21/2003 7:07:00 AM PDT · by Starrgaizr · 37 replies · 206+ views
    Taco Bell ^ | 8/21/03 | Taco Bell
    *Product results will be indexed to pre-promotion levels to insure fairness to all candidates. We?ve assigned one Taco Bell® product to the Governor and one to the leading candidate of the opposing party, along with one product for all other candidates
  • Nuclear Scientists in Iraq: Citizens Stole Uranium and Other Dangerous Materials

    05/01/2003 10:05:51 AM PDT · by Starrgaizr · 9 replies · 116+ views
    MEMRI ^ | May 1, 2003 | MEMRI translation - Al Jazeera
    Nuclear Scientists in Iraq: Citizens Stole Uranium and Other Dangerous Materials The Qatari television station Al-Jazeera recently interviewed two Iraqi scientists employed by Iraq?s Nuclear Energy Authority - Dr. Hamid Al-Bahali, an expert in nuclear engineering and a graduate of the Moscow Institute of Nuclear Engineering, and Dr. Muhammad Zeidan, a biology expert and a graduate of Damascus and Baghdad Universities. The scientists discussed the looting of the Nuclear Authority after the war. The following are excerpts from the interview: Dr. Al-Bahli: "I have been working at the Nuclear Authority since 1968, when the doors opened to the use of...

    04/24/2003 4:59:25 PM PDT · by Starrgaizr · 10 replies · 290+ views
    AMR Press Release ^ | 4/24/2003 | AMR Corp
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, April 24, 2003 AMR ANNOUNCES NEW LEADERSHIP DONALD J. CARTY STEPS DOWN AS CEO AND CHAIRMAN EDWARD A. BRENNAN NAMED EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN PRESIDENT AND COO GERARD J. ARPEY APPOINTED AS NEW CEO * Executive Chairman, Edward A. Brennan's Bio and photo * CEO and President, Gerard J. Arpey's Bio and photo * Arpey's Remarks to the Board of Directors * Statement by Don Carty FORT WORTH, Texas ? The AMR Board of Directors accepted the resignation of CEO and Chairman Don Carty today. The Board named Edward A. Brennan as Executive Chairman and current President and...

    02/09/2003 6:00:07 PM PST · by Starrgaizr · 78 replies · 157+ views
    Drudge ^ | 2/9/2003 | Drudge
    Nothing follows yet...
  • President Reagan Speech on the Loss of the Challenger

    02/01/2003 6:38:46 AM PST · by Starrgaizr · 15 replies · 374+ views
    Ronald Reagan Speech on the Challenger Disaster, January 28, 1986 Nineteen years ago, almost to the day, we lost three astronauts in a terrible accident on the ground. But, we've never lost an astronaut in flight; we've never had a tragedy like this. And perhaps we've forgotten the courage it took for the crew of the shuttle; but they, the Challenger Seven, were aware of the dangers, but overcame them and did their jobs brilliantly. We mourn seven heroes: Michael Smith, Dick Scobee, Judith Resnik, Ronald McNair, Ellison Onizuka, Gregory Jarvis, and Christa McAuliffe. We mourn their loss as a...
  • Read Original 9-11 Threads HERE

    09/11/2002 3:01:59 PM PDT · by Starrgaizr · 4 replies · 317+ views
    Free Republic ^ | 9-11-01 | FReepers
    Read and comment on original 9-11 threads Here
  • Read Original FR 9-11 Threads HERE

    09/05/2002 6:01:39 AM PDT · by Starrgaizr · 50 replies · 1,447+ views
    Read and post commentary on original 9-11 threads HERE in the remembrance archive. Reading these threads still brings back tears and anger, and is a good reminder why the scope of our war must not be determined by apologists and appeasers.
  • Original FR Threads From 9-11

    03/10/2002 8:24:41 PM PST · by Starrgaizr · 15 replies · 743+ views
    Free Republic ^ | 9-11-01 | FReepers
    Remembrance Archive: Free Republic Threads From 9-11-01
  • Remembrance Archive: Free Republic Threads From 9-11-01

    02/01/2002 9:08:43 PM PST · by Starrgaizr · 533 replies · 41,754+ views
    Free Republic ^ | 9-11-01 | FReepers
    Upon request, I have collected links to many of the earliest threads from September 11, 2001 below. I reviewed threads from the very first FR report ( thread number 520326. Feel free to add other significant threads, including photo archives. Bumping this thread periodically instead of the original threads will also avoid scaring people with the headlines. Bookmark this thread, and bump it from time to time when the nation and the press seems to forget why we need resolve in the face of evil. Forgive some of the early misinformation and broken photo links, and recall the horror and ...
  • Small-Plane Threat Minimized

    01/09/2002 7:02:08 AM PST · by Starrgaizr · 15 replies · 3+ views
    Denver Post ^ | January 8, 2002 | George Lane
    Americans shouldn't be afraid of teenage pilots in small planes, despite the suicide flight of a 15-year-old boy in Tampa, Fla., Colorado flight instructors said Monday. Fifteen-year-old Charles Bishop took off Saturday in a single-engine Cessna when his flight instructor wasn't looking, leaving behind left a suicide note supporting the acts of Osama bin Laden. He was the only person killed when he crashed into an empty skyscraper. "He did manage to break a window," said veteran flight instructor Carl Mason, "but that's about it. He wasn't much of a threat. It's like driving a car into a tree. Who's ...
  • Muslim American Leaders: A Wave of Conversion to Islam in the U.S. Following Sep 11 (Arab Spin)

    11/20/2001 5:49:39 PM PST · by Starrgaizr · 38 replies · 398+ views
    Middle East Media Research Institute ^ | 11/19/01 | MEMRI translations
    Since September 11, 2001, many articles and reports have appeared in the Arabic press claiming Muslim proselytizing ("Da'wa") in the U.S. has seen an upsurge in Americans' converting. These reports claim messages of tolerance promoted by the U.S. government and local authorities has induced many to convert to Islam. Immediately after the September 11 attacks, Sheikh Raid Sallah, the head of the Islamic movement in Israel, called on U.S. President George Bush to convert to Islam and thus solve all problems. Recently, Sheikh Sallah reiterated his call at a rally in the Arab town of Tamra (the Galilee): "Oh, ...
  • Shooting of Americans in Qatar Reported

    11/07/2001 5:05:22 AM PST · by Starrgaizr · 12 replies · 11+ views
    FOX News | 11/7/01
    No details available yet. Staging area for U.S. fleet and Air Force.