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  • Songs Virtually Banned from American Radio (vanity)

    02/17/2016 10:32:32 AM PST · by subterfuge · 136 replies
    Due to the ingrained political correctness in the American culture there are certain musical compositions that are essentially banned from American radio. Here is my short list with brief explanationa of why I think they are "banned." This an effort to lighten things up around here so join the fun and add your own. "When A Man Loves a Woman" - Percy Sledge. Obviously, this song offends homosexuals and "animal lovers." "I'd Love To Change The World" Alvin Lee and Ten Years After. While this tune is a tribute to socialism as it seems to be promoting "tax the rich,...
  • Top Ten Most Dishonorable Jobs in America (vanity)

    10/22/2015 9:16:44 AM PDT · by subterfuge · 56 replies
    FReeper Subterfuge ^ | 10/22/2015 | subterfuge
    Top Ten Most Dishonorable Jobs in America While it may be appropriate to question the order in which the Top Ten Most Dishonorable Jobs in America are listed in this article, it cannot be disputed that they are in fact, dishonorable. To wit: 1. Democrat – at first glance is might seem to be a stretch to have democrats listed as the most dishonorable profession in America until one understands that is the democrats that facilitate, promote, support, fund, encourage and conspire with all the other groups to destroy life and liberty in America. All democrats support the “right” to...
  • League of Conservation Voters Group - Vanity

    04/01/2014 2:00:38 PM PDT · by subterfuge · 4 replies
    LSV E mail ^ | subterfuge
    Found out about this liberal group today via email from a friend. They are badgering this woman I know that is widdowed at age 50 and has a few bucks lying around. They're asking for 10 grand. Their website seems to babble on about the Koch brothers specifically and " the environment" in general. Oh, and they're telling the widow its "her last chance" to get matching funds contributed. Blood suckers, no doubt. I replied to all in the email I received (telling everyoneto AVOID at ALL costs) so I'll be getting some nasty replies. Does anyone have any details...
  • Attorney claims EPA chief resigned over alias email accounts (Lying Obama appointee)

    12/28/2012 6:35:10 AM PST · by subterfuge · 22 replies
    FOX New ^ | December 28, 2012 | Judson Berger
    <p>A Washington attorney suing the Obama administration for access to alias emails sent by EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson claims that a recent decision by the Justice Department to release thousands of those emails next month contributed to her resigning Thursday.</p>
  • Jon Bon Jovi's daughter arrested after overdose

    11/14/2012 1:40:49 PM PST · by subterfuge · 62 replies
    MSN ^ | 12/14/12 | Bang
    Jon Bon Jovi's 19-year-old daughter Stephanie Rose Bongiovi has been arrested and charged for drug possession after allegedly overdosing this morning. Police are said to have been called after the Hamilton College student - whose rockstar father battled drug addiction in his youth - was found unresponsive in her dorm room in Kirkland, New York in the early hours of Wednesday. Snip... a small bag of heroin, marijuana and other drug paraphernalia was later discovered in Stephanie's room. The teenager was brought to hospital and was later arrested for drugs possession and charged with three misdemeanours. A friend of Stephanie's...

    11/05/2012 1:54:32 PM PST · by subterfuge · 11 replies
    subterfuge | November 5, 2012 | SUBTERFUGE
    With all due respect, are you incompetent or just a liar Mr. President? Please articulate (you are "clean and articulate" according to your VP) for the people why you were unable to accomplish a simple thing like closing down a military installation. Could it really be that hard?
  • Open letter to Democrats and Liberals of America-YOU COULD HAVE HAD IT ALL! (VANITY)

    10/31/2012 1:49:58 PM PDT · by subterfuge · 19 replies
    subterfuge brain | 10/31/12 | subterfuge
    I was thinking about the democrats and how they had to make a "statement" by pushing Obama on their constituents and America in 2008. I’m sure liberals in general, and democrats specifically, didn’t realize in the months leading up to 2008 that there was a strong possibility that if and when Obama was elected that it would lead to where we are today. And where are we today? It is definitely bittersweet, but it gives me great pleasure to say this: when Mitt Romney wins the 2012 election and then wins a second term, it will mean the democrats will...
  • The concession speech the world has been waiting for:

    10/15/2012 11:26:14 AM PDT · by subterfuge · 21 replies
    Subterfuge Daily ^ | 10/15/12 | subterfuge
    Ladies and gentlemen, as you know I’ve been very proud to be your president these last 4 years. Aaand, you know, while I’ve worked as hard between rounds of golf as I possibly could have during these tumultuous times, there simply wasn’t enough time for me to fix all the horrendous things George Bush did to make me inherit the worst economy the U.S. has EVER faced. Some say, ah, that no one man could have repaired all the damage my predecessor had done in 8 years, let alone 4. The important thing to remember is that none of our...
  • Environmentalists – The Ultimate Hoarders (Vanity)

    09/26/2011 7:37:26 AM PDT · by subterfuge · 15 replies
    subterfuge.worldwidewebz ^ | 9/26/11 | subterfuge
    It recently occurred to me that environmentalists, as we know them today, are the Ultimate Hoarders. They have a deep-seated need to try to be caretakers of all they see, as well as that which cannot be seen. Typically liberal, it seems that environmentalists have a fear of running out of, well, everything, Hoarding is a pathological disorder that reflexively demands the inflicted cling to any specific thing they think that at some point they *might* need. This can include items they may not even care about, as well as things that are abundant and worthless. It doesn’t matter to...
  • GOP lawmaker Dan Webster's town hall turns ugly (MOVE-ON.dork involved)

    04/27/2011 7:05:34 AM PDT · by subterfuge · 13 replies
    Orlando Sentinel ^ | 4/27/11 | Brian Montopoli
    A Republican congressman from Florida faced heckling and boos at a town hall meeting in Orlando Tuesday as some constituents voiced anger over the budget plan passed by the GOP-lead House of Representatives. Dan Webster, a freshman who represents the Orlando area, was repeatedly interrupted at the meeting with comments like, "This isn't information, this is lies!" The meeting...also included constituents arguing with each other - one loudly calls another a "moron" - and chants from some to "let [Webster] talk." (More video, from liberal group ThinkProgress, is below.) . Liberal groups like have been encouraging their members to...
  • Coach Cal's third Final Four is his first

    03/30/2011 9:42:39 AM PDT · by subterfuge · 23 replies
    ESPN ^ | 3/29/11 | Ian O'Connor
    NEWARK, N.J. -- The academic who interviewed and hired John Calipari, who took the most polarizing man in college basketball at his word, was standing amid the East Regional revelry when he nodded toward a circle of Kentucky basketball players cutting down a Prudential Center net. "It was a three-hour conversation," Kentucky president Todd said, "then he convinced me that this banner won't come down." That's how Calipari got the job, by...promising that the Final Four banner he'd win for the Wildcats wouldn't end up in the same trash bin with all of his Final Four trinkets from Memphis and...
  • Sanford police chief forced out same day cop's son goes to jail, accused of attacking homeless man

    01/06/2011 10:19:49 AM PST · by subterfuge · 12 replies
    Orlando Sentinel ^ | January 3, 2011 | Rene Stutzman
    There's a new casualty in the case of a Sanford police officer's son accused of throwing a sucker punch that floored a homeless man: retiring police Chief Brian Tooley. Tooley was scheduled to retire Jan. 31, but commissioners voted to oust him immediately. ..Justin Collison, 21, should have been arrested a month ago. Sanford police questioned Collison and put him in the back of a patrol car but did not cuff or arrest him. video shot by a witness Dec. 4 shows Collison attacking Sherman Ware outside a downtown bar and then walking away and punching another man. The Police...
  • Accused serial bank robbers defied stereotypes in two-county crime spree(what "stereotype"?)

    01/06/2011 10:03:56 AM PST · by subterfuge · 18 replies
    Orlando Sentinel ^ | Arelis R. Hernández,
    His hands shook as he passed a note demanding money from a teller at a Wachovia Bank in Leesburg. Before it was over, the unusual band of robbery suspects — a teenager, a U.S. Army deserter and two Leesburg brothers with violent criminal histories — hit four banks in Lake County and one in Orange County. The suspects, ages 17 to 22, would have knocked over a sixth bank in Lake on Nov. 18, if it had not been for another unexpected twist: Workers locked the doors of the bank as suspicious men headed in their direction. They got away....
  • Bernie Goldberg: George Bush CAUSED Terrorism

    11/09/2010 5:46:45 AM PST · by subterfuge · 48 replies
    The Factor ^ | 11/9/10 | Subterfuge
    Waking early, I heard the re-broadcast of Bill O'Reilly's show from last night. He had a pundit on that I was growing to admire--until this. In naming 3 things he would like to ask former President George Bush, he said (paraphrasing) "did the President consider that when going into Iraq and removing a murderous dictator that he would unleash unrelenting terrorism where people would be suicide-bombing restaraunts and movie theaters?" Wait? What? People weren't blowing up themselves and dozens or hundreds of others before Bush took out one of the most heinous dictators of all time? Seems to me they...
  • Daytona Beach commissioner arrested in election-fraud investigation

    10/27/2010 9:51:05 AM PDT · by subterfuge · 20 replies
    Orlando Sentinel ^ | 10-27-2010 | Gary Taylor
    Daytona Beach City Commissioner Derrick Henry and his campaign manager were arrested this morning and charged with absentee ballot fraud, the Volusia County Sheriff's Office said. Henry, 41, is charged with two counts of absentee ballots/voting violations, nine counts of being a principal to absentee ballots and voting violations-one count of conspiracy to commit absentee ballots and voting violations. Genesis Robinson, 21, is accused of 11 counts of being a principal to absentee ballots and voting violations and one count of conspiracy to commit absentee ballots and voting violations. All of the charges are third-degree felonies. They will be taken...
  • Terry Jones: Florida pastor wins car for canceling Quran burning

    10/15/2010 8:15:50 AM PDT · by subterfuge · 1 replies · 1+ views
    Orlando Sentinel ^ | October 15, 2010 | Beth DeFalco-Associate Press
    SOUTH BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey car dealer plans to keep his word after offering Florida pastor Terry Jones a new car if he promised to not burn a Quran. Snip... He said he plans to donate the car to an organization that helps abused Muslim women. "We are not trying to profit from this. We are not keeping the car for ourselves," Jones said. Jones had threatened to burn the Muslim holy book on the anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks over plans to build an Islamic center ... His plans drew opposition [AND SUPPORT!] across the...
  • Daytona leader faces absentee ballot probe (No mention of party affiliation?)

    09/27/2010 9:35:43 AM PDT · by subterfuge · 18 replies
    Daytona Beach News-Journal ^ | September 25, 2010 | Lyda Longa
    A city commissioner who won re-election last month by a wide margin is at the center of a criminal investigation after nearly 80 absentee ballots were requested from a computer belonging to him, Volusia County's elections supervisor said Friday...on Aug. 6 and 7 and they came from two e-mail addresses and one computer, McFall said. The computer has been traced to Daytona Beach City Commissioner Derrick Henry, who handily won his Zone 5 city contest during the Aug. 24 primary election by 65 percent, McFall said. Snip... Thursday morning, several search warrants were executed in the investigation... The 41-year-old Henry,...
  • Former Orlando TSA officer gets probation in sex-slave case

    06/18/2010 1:41:19 PM PDT · by subterfuge · 48 replies · 692+ views
    Orlando Sentinel ^ | 6/18/10 | Anthony Colarossi and Walter Pacheco
    A former Orlando TSA security officer arrested for allegedly molesting a minor pleaded no contest to one charge today and was sentenced to 10 years' sex-offender probation. A victim told deputies Bennett asked her to be his sex slave and fondled her against her will. He pleaded no contest to the molestation charge, while prosecutors dropped the second count as part of the plea deal. Bennett, 58, could have received a maximum sentence of 15 years in prison for the felony. "Are you satisfied with your attorney?" Orange Circuit Judge Marc Lubet asked Bennett during the sentencing. "Yes," Bennett replied....
  • The Chocolate Nutcracker

    11/12/2009 9:43:39 AM PST · by subterfuge · 20 replies · 755+ views
    LA Arts Center ^ | 11/12/2009 | LA Preparatory and Performing Arts Center
    The Chocolate Nutcracker, a modern take on the holiday classic, is a multi-cultural (Oh goodie!), theatrical dance adaptation of Tchaikovsky's famed holiday classic Nutcracker. Set in the early-'50s Harlem, with a cast of theater professionals and 200 local children, the performance tells the story of young Claire and the Chocolate Nutcracker as the two journey around the world in a dream. During their global travels, from Harlem to Egypt to West Africa in magical settings such as "The Rain Forest," "The Land of Funk" and "Jazz Land..." [sic]
  • Several Shot In Downtown Orlando High-Rise Building

    11/06/2009 9:27:25 AM PST · by subterfuge · 359 replies · 19,628+ views
    WFTV Channel 9 ^ | 11/6/09 | WFTV
    ORLANDO, Fla. -- Officers are on the scene of a shooting in downtown Orlando Friday. According to Orlando Fire Department dispatch, several people were shot and were transported to a local hospital. The shooting happened at 1000 LEGION PL (see map) at the Gateway Center. No other details are available at this time. Click REFRESH for the latest updates from Copyright 2009 by All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
  • Florida Hospital Caught in Swine Flu Cover-Up

    04/30/2009 1:27:07 PM PDT · by subterfuge · 14 replies · 1,020+ views ^ | 4/29/09 | Mike Adams
    A case of swine flu was diagnosed today at Florida Hospital and disclosed in an email authored by its chief medical officer, but the infection was immediately denied by Florida officials, who claimed in a press conference, "There have been no confirmed cases of swine flu by the CDC in Central Florida." Technically, that may be true. The CDC ... does not recognize anyone else's lab results...even though doctors treating the patient may have...confirmed a swine flu infection on their own...authorities can deny the existence of any "confirmed" cases of swine flu. This appears to be the case in...
  • Child rape suspect in court this morning (2 illegals rape 11 yo)

    02/13/2009 9:45:46 AM PST · by subterfuge · 26 replies · 717+ views
    Orlando Sentinel ^ | 2/13/09 | Bianca Prieto and Amy L. Edwards
    One of the two men arrested in the rape of an 11-year-old girl was denied bond...this morning. Juan Hernandez-Monzalvo...said little, through a translator. He was appointed a public defender and was ordered to have no contact with the alleged victim. DNA links rape suspect to second attack 2 men confess to rape of 11-year-old girl Hernandez-Monzalvo was on suicide watch yesterday and did not go before a judge. Hernandez-Monzalvo, 24, is facing several charges including kidnapping and raping a child younger than 13, which is punishable by life in prison. A second man, Richard Morales-Marin, 23, is also charged with...
  • 'Concert to End the War' Draws Large Crowd

    08/28/2008 9:16:32 AM PDT · by subterfuge · 22 replies · 113+ views
    FOX News ^ | August 27, 2008 | FOX News
    DENVER ( – An anti-war concert headlined by the reunited Rage Against the Machine drew thousands of fans to the Denver Coliseum, many with tattoos, body piercings or "Iraq Veterans Against the War" T-shirts. The mood was both laid-back and political as the show got under way Wednesday morning. A juggler performed on the sidewalk near a replica of a Guantanamo Bay prison cell. The band State Radio opened while activists met backstage to plan a march once the show is over. By the time Rage Against Machine took the stage, police estimated the crowd at 9,000. When the concert...
  • Finally; Mom Switches Parites(Shameless VANITY)

    05/09/2008 4:45:34 PM PDT · by subterfuge · 20 replies · 68+ views
    Free ^ | 5/9/08 | subterfuge
    Well if finally happened. My 71 year-old, life-long democrat mother, finally switched parties. This is a day I never thought would come and I'm so thankful to my brothers and sisters of this forum. This is not *subterfuge* (wink, wink) and is completely legit. Seriously. (I just wanted to use my nic in a post) Anywho, I have seen the "OFFICIAL VOTER INFORMATION" sheet the state of Florida sent to her. Incidently, all of the incidentals like date-of-birth and registration, new party affilitation and such, are listed straight down the middle of the page, with english on the Left and...
  • Paula Abdul gets confused on 'Idol'

    04/30/2008 9:35:42 AM PDT · by subterfuge · 56 replies · 247+ views ^ | 4/30/08 | AP
    LOS ANGELES, California (AP) -- Paula Abdul (center) was flustered by a new judging presentation system on "American Idol." snip... Unlike the usual format, in which each "Idol" performance is judged immediately, Abdul, Randy Jackson and Simon Cowell were made to take notes, then offer individual critiques in rapid succession at the end of each round. The reason, Seacrest explained, was because "this show is so tight." So after each of the final five contestants sang one Neil Diamond song, Jackson zipped through his appraisals, offering a few terse words for each before kicking it to a visibly flustered Abdul....
  • The Gingrich-Pelosi Climate Change Ad: Why I Took Part by Newt Gingrich

    04/24/2008 6:04:40 AM PDT · by subterfuge · 103 replies · 167+ views
    Sarosota ^ | 4/22/08 | Newt Gingrich
    This is an excerpt from an e-mail we received from former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich on why he participated in an ad for WE. Many of you have written to me to ask why I recently taped an advertisement with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi for The Alliance for Climate Protection, a group founded by former Vice President Al Gore. I completely understand why many of you would have questions about this, so I want to take this opportunity to explain my reasons. First of all, I want to be clear: I don't think that we have conclusive proof...
  • Lake deputy beaten in attack by crowd of (Illegal) weekend revelers

    03/26/2008 9:39:10 AM PDT · by subterfuge · 28 replies · 1,206+ views
    Orlando Sentinel ^ | March 25,2008 | Martin E. Comas
    SORRENTO - A daylong party ended violently Sunday night when an angry mob of revelers kicked and punched a Lake County deputy sheriff and smashed a beer bottle on his head, authorities said. "The only thing I was worried about was someone getting my weapon," Deputy Cliff McMennamy said hours after he was released from Florida Hospital Waterman with a bruised jaw and lacerations on his head and face. "I can take the whuppin', I can handle that," McMennamy said. "I didn't want someone to get my weapon. . . . That's why I got so beat up, because I...
  • Commissioner to help gay center

    01/15/2008 1:24:05 PM PST · by subterfuge · 4 replies · 28+ views
    Orlando Sentinel ^ | Janurary 15, 2008 | Bianca Prieto, Jay Hamburg, Kate Snatich & the Associated Press
    ORLANDO - -Facing no competition for her upcoming re-election bid, City Commissioner Patty Sheehan is donating $25,000 of her leftover campaign funds to the Gay, Lesbian & Bisexual Community Center of Central Florida. ... "The Center of Central Florida does so much for so many deserving gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people," the openly gay commissioner said. ... The center will use the money toward its $50,000 building fund, paying for a new roof and much-needed repairs. The agency serves more than 15,000 people annually.
  • Armstrong for Orange County Sheriff (Orlando)

    01/04/2008 1:37:54 PM PST · by subterfuge · 16 replies · 424+ views
    Press Release ^ | January 4, 2008 | Jim Philpitt
    For Immediate Release Date: January 4, 2008 Orange County Sheriff’s Candidate Bill Armstrong releases public comments on the 2008 Orange County murder rate........ Orange County Sheriff’s candidate Bill Armstrong, a 34 year law enforcement veteran, predicted today that Orange County will endure yet another year of record breaking murders and street violence.... “We are only three days into the New Year and we have already seen three murders in as many days. You don’t have to be a criminologist to be able to predict what 2008 will be like in regard to continued street violence in Orange County. This is...
  • Teacher placed on leave after driving to school with BB rifle on station wagon

    12/21/2007 8:53:04 AM PST · by subterfuge · 75 replies · 397+ views
    Orlando Sentinel ^ | December 21, 2007 | Rene Stutzman
    A second-grade teacher at Forest City Elementary School in Altamonte Springs has been placed on leave after he, by mistake, drove to school with a Red Rider BB rifle on top of his station wagon. Jon Diesbourg was sent home yesterday after being questioned by Altamonte Springs police. He told them his wife had used the BB gun to separate pet pigs because they had gotten into a fight. She had set the rifle down on his Ford Escort station wagon, and he, unknowingly drove it to work, according to police. The BB gun was still there, on or near...
  • Multiple suspensions likely for Music City Bowl, plus 3 games in 2008 (Florida St. Seminoles)

    12/18/2007 9:17:51 AM PST · by subterfuge · 30 replies · 489+ views
    ESPNU ^ | 12/18/2007 | Mark Schlabach
    As Many As 20 FSU Players SuspendedAs many as 20 Florida State football players will be suspended from playing against Kentucky in the Dec. 31 Gaylord Hotels Music City Bowl, as well as the first three games of the 2008 season, for their roles in an alleged cheating scandal involving an Internet-based course, a source with knowledge of the situation said Tuesday morning. Florida State officials are expected to announce the results of the investigation this week. ... The university isn't expected to immediately reveal the identities of the student-athletes involved in the alleged cheating. "If the players fight the...
  • Let's gaze into future of some folks with storied pasts (Orange Co. FL)

    11/20/2007 7:02:02 AM PST · by subterfuge · 16 replies · 63+ views
    Orlando Sentinel ^ | November, 20, 2007 | Scott Maxwell
    There was a time when Orange County Sheriff Kevin Beary was the most coveted endorser in Central Florida. Mayors, commissioners and even congressmen would all fight to have Beary standing beside them in a campaign ad. No more. Beary has essentially turned himself into a punch line. Some of his missteps have been primarily head-shakers -- like the time he used a police-only database to track down a Winter Park woman who called him fat in a letter to the editor, or his recent purchase of 14 elephant rifles that can be used to stop large, runaway animals. He has...
  • Orlando victims scare off armed robbers with own guns

    11/07/2007 8:20:29 AM PST · by subterfuge · 60 replies · 103+ views
    Orlando Sentinel ^ | November 7, 2007 | Henry Pierson Curtis
    Two holders of concealed-weapons permits surprised armed thugs in west Orlando this week. Both men opened fire rather than surrender... Amezaga said Tuesday. "If more people stood up for themselves, a lot of crime could be prevented. And the concealed-weapons permit, that's great." The men say they exercised their constitutional right to own guns, carried them legally and defended themselves within the state's deadly force law. Amezaga, 25, and Stephen Soto, 23, were...outside Soto's apartment when two strangers walked by them two or three times...when both strangers walked up to Amezaga's parked car, where the men were standing. "What time...
  • Eagle eye on golfer's image (Natalie Gulbis *Rebranded*)

    11/02/2007 9:17:38 AM PDT · by subterfuge · 37 replies · 84+ views ^ | November 1, 2007 | Jeffery Kelley
    The LPGA Tour's biggest sex symbol is having her image revamped -- and de-vamped -- by a Richmond branding agency. Natalie Gulbis, the 24-year-old golfer best known -- at least until recently -- for her good looks, will be rebranded by Circle S Studios. Snip... The blonde Gulbis has done calendars since 2004. Pictures in her 2005 calendar -- in swimsuits or dresses -- were deemed provocative by the U.S. Golf Association. Though it was criticized for overreacting, the USGA banned the calendar's sale at the U.S. Women's Open. The 2008 calendar, by contrast, is all golf and pushes Gulbis'...
  • Al Gore's Fans Make 2008 Draft Pitch

    10/10/2007 10:00:52 AM PDT · by subterfuge · 18 replies · 379+ views
    Orlando Sentinel ^ | 10/10/2007 | Asscociated Press
    WASHINGTON -, which describes itself as a group of grass-roots Democrats, underwrote a full-page open letter to Al Gore in Wednesday's New York Times, imploring the former vice president to enter the presidential campaign. The ad, which says 136,000 people have signed Draftgore's online petition, was published two days before this year's Nobel Peace Prize is expected to be announced. "America and the Earth need a hero right now -- someone who will transcend politics as usual and bring real hope to our country and to the world," Draftgore's letter said. Monica Friedlander, founder and chair of, said...
  • Parents Outraged After Elementary School Teachers Stage Fake Gunman Attack

    05/14/2007 9:33:36 AM PDT · by subterfuge · 17 replies · 1,075+ views
    Sunday, May 13, 2007 MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Staff members of a Murfreesboro elementary school staged a fake gunman attack during a school trip, telling them it was not a drill as children cried and hid under tables. Snip... Parents of the sixth-grade students at Scales Elementary were outraged after learning about the prank that occurred Thursday night during a weeklong trip to a state park. Snip... Assistant Principal Don Bartch, who was present, said the scenario was intended as a learning experience and only lasted five minutes. "We got together and discussed what we would have done in a real...
  • Sometimes humanity can be heard over the din (BARF ALERT!)

    05/08/2007 10:02:00 AM PDT · by subterfuge · 9 replies · 625+ views
    Orlando Sentinel ^ | May 7, 2007 | Susan Reimer
    There were 33 shrines on the campus of Virginia Tech, lovingly built of flowers, letters, candles, photos and gifts. One for each of the 32 students and teachers who died April 16, and one for Seung-Hui Cho, who shot them all and then himself. At Cho's memorial, smaller than the others, there was a plastic bottle filled with flowers, cards and an American flag, according to New York Times reporter Christine Houser. One of the notes read, simply, "I forgive you."Another read: "Dear Cho. You are not excluded from our sorrow in death although you thought you were excluded from...
  • Air America 2.0 Begins Today (e-mail from AA)

    03/08/2007 6:03:54 AM PST · by subterfuge · 35 replies · 745+ views
    Air America Radio ^ | 3/6/2007 | Mark Green
    AIR AMERICA 2.0 BEGINS TODAY Mark Green Today my family formally purchased and took over Air America Radio. Why? Because if progressive values were a stock, now is the time to buy. This hasn't always been true, as the cycle of politics demonstrates. In recent decades, politics seems to have been governed by physics for every action, there's an opposite and equal reaction. William F. Buckley Jr. started The National Review in the 1950s to rebut what he saw as the dominance of liberalism in the academy and opinion journals like The Nation and The New Republic. From 1970-72, Public...
  • Hansbrough: no feud with Duke's Henderson

    03/07/2007 9:52:55 AM PST · by subterfuge · 2 replies · 93+ views ^ | 3/7/07 | Wire reports
    Tyler Hansbrough insists there's no bad blood between him and Duke's Gerald Henderson, who broke the North Carolina star's nose in the closing seconds of the latest Tobacco Road showdown. Hansbrough said yesterday that he hasn't heard from Henderson, who flagrantly fouled him with 14.5 seconds left in No. 8 North Carolina's 86-72 victory Sunday. "I was upset when it happened," Hansbrough said in his first public comments on the subject. "I don't think he did it intentionally. I don't really like talking about it because I really don't know how to handle the situation, but I'm fine right now....
  • Have Conservatives Lost Judges' Fight?

    01/10/2007 1:23:14 PM PST · by subterfuge · 27 replies · 739+ views
    Human Events Online ^ | 1-09-2006 | Robert B. Bluey
    Have Conservatives Lost Judges' Fight? by Robert B. Bluey It was inevitable: President Bush's conservative judicial nominees, sensing gridlock on Capitol Hill with Democrats now in charge, have abandoned their quest to serve on the federal judiciary. At this point, four nominees -- Terrence Boyle, William Haynes, William G. Myers III and Michael Wallace -- asked the White House to withdraw their nominations. What does this mean? After six years of GOP control, it will be extremely difficult to confirm conservative judges. It's not a fight I'm ready to concede, but confirmation won't be easy for anyone who's not a...
  • DEM Senator Nelson's Son arrested

    11/08/2006 6:39:39 AM PST · by subterfuge · 100 replies · 7,455+ views
    WFLA ^ | 11/8/06 | subterfuge
    Reported on the WFLA radio, 580 AM that DEMOCRAT Senator Bill Nelson's son was arrested around 5 AM this morning in downtown Orlando for fighting, assault on a police officer and resisting arrest. Other charges may be pending. Nelson's son was reportedly seperated from any other prisoners because of his relation to the newly re-elected Democrat Senator Bill Nelson. Not reported was whether or not young Nelson has bailed out yet.
  • Party Without A Conscience (2000 Election)

    11/06/2006 10:31:14 AM PST · by subterfuge · 2 replies · 204+ views
    Front Page Magazine ^ | December 11, 2000 | David Horowitz
    Party Without A Conscience By David Horowitz | December 11, 2000 JUST AFTER THE SUPREME COURT stopped the vote count and effectively delivered the presidency to George W. Bush, an African-American Democrat from Baltimore named Elijah Cummings summed things up for the losing side: “I just find it incredible. It shocks the conscience. Scores of African-Americans and Jews and so many other people have been deprived of their vote being counted. You want to believe that the courts are not politicized but I think the American people have got to begin to wonder what’s going on here.” The fragile...
  • Strike up the band for another FSU letdown

    10/06/2006 6:55:26 AM PDT · by subterfuge · 54 replies · 791+ views
    Orlando Sentinel ^ | 10/06/2006 | David Whitley
    Strike up the band for another FSU letdown David Whitley RALEIGH, N.C. -- Florida State had a new band but an old motto Thursday night. You can't run, so you can't hide. And now, FSU's season is officially going nowhere. How bad is FSU's ground game? Let's just say if your car ran as poorly as the Noles', you'd gladly abandon it on the side of the road. ... Remember when FSU used to take going 5-0 for granted? ... Had the Seminoles really figured things out when they blew out Rice? Or were they the flawed team that lost...
  • PRO Palestinian Rally in Orlando Today!

    08/11/2006 5:25:49 AM PDT · by subterfuge · 20 replies · 419+ views
    580 WDBO ^ | 8/11/2006 | subterfuge
    According to the local dj this morning on WDBO 580 am radio there will be a Pro Palestinian rally at Lake Eola, which is on the east side of downtown Orlando.
  • Shameful neglect (whining for the perpetually downtrodden)

    07/31/2006 1:12:54 PM PDT · by subterfuge · 20 replies · 475+ views
    Orlando Sentinel ^ | 7/31/06 | Orlando sentinel
    Our position: Government owes Hawthorne Village's poor better housing. Posted July 31, 2006 It's shameful that the residents of Hawthorne Village in South Apopka have had to endure such squalor. So bad are the complex's rats, rot and ramshackle condition that many residents there actually are welcoming plans to tear the government-subsidized property down. But what's to come may prove worse for them. They could become homeless. Government's outrageous neglect of Hawthorne Village since it was built in the early '80s is about to be eclipsed by its pitiful refusal to financially assist its residents as they relocate to new...
  • Judge cuts short search in Lake for Couey jurors

    07/14/2006 1:17:40 PM PDT · by subterfuge · 13 replies · 361+ views
    Orlando Sentinel ^ | 7/14/06 | Stephan Hudak
    TAVARES -- A judge abruptly scrapped jury selection for the trial of John Couey, deciding Thursday that prospective jurors in Lake County knew too much about the abduction, rape and slaying of 9-year-old Jessica Marie Lunsford to consider evidence and decide the case fairly. Members of the thinning jury pool whooped and high-fived in the courtroom after Circuit Judge Richard Howard's announcement. Howard cited extensive news coverage of Jessica's slaying in Citrus County, which prompted Florida to toughen laws for sex offenders. Snip... Those 58 people had said jury service wouldn't cause undue family or financial hardships and that they...
  • Homeowners Association Prez steals Thousands--VANITY

    07/07/2006 12:19:53 PM PDT · by subterfuge · 61 replies · 1,269+ views
    Subterfuge ^ | 7/7/06 | subterfuge
    Question for FReepers: What are the ramifications and actions that can be taken against a former H.A. president who has written checks to herself totaling over $15,000? What seems odd is that the local sheriff in Orlando is telling the present H.A. board that they must gather evidence by conducting interviews with the former H.A. board members. Not only that, the cops say we have only 2 weeks to do so. This is grand larceny, as I understand it, and a felony. Anyone know from experience what the deal is in FL?
  • Top Twenty Reasons Florida Will Beat UCLA

    04/03/2006 10:58:18 AM PDT · by subterfuge · 87 replies · 651+ views ^ | 4/3/06 | Pat Forde
    By Pat Forde 1. Find the weakness in Florida. Go ahead. I'll wait 2. Billy Donovan has been here before. Ben Howland has not. 3. Banners don't win championships, players do Tradition is a valuable thing to have on your side in the banter between fans. But UCLA's 11 national championships won't help the Bruins one iota come tipoff Monday. 4. Florida has had the stronger tournament run 5. UCLA used up all its good karma escaping Gonzaga The Bruins' desperate scramble to score the final 11 points of the game and extricate themselves from near-certain defeat was the...
  • Top 25 Hillary! Quotes (Stinkin' VANITY)

    03/21/2006 9:03:32 AM PST · by subterfuge · 48 replies · 934+ views
    FRee Republic | 3/21/06 | subterfuge
    1. "We're going to take things away from you on behalf of the common good."---June 2004 2. "...and you know what I'm talkin' 'bout!!"---at the Rosa Parks memorial service, 2005.
  • The writier is the revolution just by being a woman

    02/23/2006 12:04:12 PM PST · by subterfuge · 46 replies · 915+ views
    Orlando Sentinel ^ | 2/23/06 | Tammy L. Carter
    She's not afraid to offend -- "The right wing has taken over the Bible" -- yet she handles her students with kid gloves. Building them up, not tearing them down. "To be a writer, you have to be on the edge. Rules are meant to be broken," she tells 13 students seated around her on a small stage at Rollins College last week. I find beauty in Nikki Giovanni. Her short-cropped hair. Her Bohemian style of dress. Reading glasses on a beaded chain around her neck. The "thug life" tattoo on her left forearm, a tribute to deceased rapper Tupac...