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Articles Posted by William McKinley

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  • Ehrlich: E-Mails Part Of Dems' Orchestrated Effort (MD4Bush-NCPAC)

    04/21/2005 6:05:06 PM PDT · by William McKinley · 69 replies · 4,257+ views
    WBAL-TV ^ | 4/21/05
    <p>The governor reacted strongly the day after private e-mails between a former aide and someone called MD4Bush became public.</p> <p>Gov. Bob Ehrlich reacted Thursday to the private e-mails that the 11 News I-Team first reported Wednesday. Collins said Ehrlich is using the e-mail messages to bolster his claim that the Democrats are behind an orchestrated effort.</p>
  • New York Fed's April Factory Index Climbs to 36.1

    04/15/2004 6:56:33 AM PDT · by William McKinley · 2 replies · 147+ views
    Bloomberg ^ | 4/15/04
    A gauge of manufacturing in New York state rose more than expected this month as companies stepped up hiring to fill increased orders, signaling continued expansion, a Federal Reserve survey showed. The factory index compiled by the Buffalo branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York climbed to 36.1 this month from 25.3 in March. The measure has exceeded zero, showing that a majority of manufacturers said business improved, for 12 straight months... Economists had predicted an increase in the index to 28.25, based on the median of 38 estimates in a Bloomberg News poll. Projections ranged from 19.5...
  • Coincidences

    04/11/2004 6:10:07 PM PDT · by William McKinley · 9 replies · 74+ views
    The Belmont Club ^ | 4/11/04 | Wretchard
    <p>The circumstances fueling the account by by Lee Gordon of the London Telegraph has so many eerie similarities to the New York Times John Burns piece on the Golden Mosque that they fairly jump out. A team from a writer or newspaper respected by conservatives is captured on the road. The journalists are taken to a picturesque location where they are first greeted with hostility, then granted surprising liberty. A sense of shared danger bonds them with their captors. Scenes are provided to lend color. Due to a surprising coincidence, the captured journalists stumble on information every Western intelligence agency wants to know. The preparations to defend the Golden Mosque, the fate of the missing German counterterrorism agents. Then, as quickly as they were captured, they are released. Not for them is the long and slow incarceration of Terry Waite, but a hearty goodbye, encumbered only by the promise that they will tell the world the truth, on their word as Americans or Englishmen. Maybe their captors went to the same school.</p>
  • Former Governor Considers Senate Seat (Louisiana)

    04/08/2004 12:10:18 PM PDT · by William McKinley · 14 replies · 166+ views
    KPLC-TV ^ | 4/8/04
    Former Louisiana governor and congressman, Buddy Roemer, says he's considering a political comeback by jumping into the race to replace retiring US Senator John Breaux. Roemer says the Senate race interests him because -- quote -- Louisiana desperately needs to get its act together. His interest might also have been piqued by a recent poll conducted for a group of businessmen that showed him with 89 percent name recognition and 48 percent of the respondents saying they would at least consider voting for him. If he enters the race, he would become the second Republican in the race, joining US...
  • The Dead Of Fallujah

    04/02/2004 2:45:39 PM PST · by William McKinley · 54 replies · 1,413+ views
    Jay ^ | 4/2/04 | Jay Reding
    The Dead Of Fallujah Three of the four victims of the atrocity in Fallujah have been identified: Scott Helvenston, 38, was a former member of the US Navy SEALs who joined at the age of 17 and served until 1994. He then became a fitness instructor and actor, appearing in such films as GI Jane and Face/Off. He was the father of two sons, one 15, the other 13. His brother had this to say about Helvenston: He's a hero. He died supplying food to people who needed it. Democratic blogger "Kos" had this to say about Helvenston: I feel...
  • Bomb Found On Train In Spain (Not sure if it was on the plain or in the rain)

    04/02/2004 4:34:28 AM PST · by William McKinley · 86 replies · 300+ views
    The high speed trains in Spain were stopped earlier today due to a mysterious package being found. They have now confirmed that it is a bomb.
  • Richard A. Clarke 2002 PBS Interview for "John O'Neill: The Man Who Knew"

    03/22/2004 2:18:49 PM PST · by William McKinley · 17 replies · 133+ views
    PBS ^ | March 20, 2002
    How did you first meet John O'Neill? What were the circumstances? I didn't know John at the point where I first called him. He had been the number two FBI agent in Chicago. He was reassigned to headquarters in Washington to work on terrorism. He had driven all night, instead of flying -- driven all night to Washington. Instead of going to his apartment, the first thing he did, in the typical John O'Neill way, was to go to the office, go to headquarters. It was a Sunday morning; obviously no one was there. But I was in my office....
  • ABC's The Note: That SOB Knocked Me Down

    03/19/2004 9:11:54 PM PST · by William McKinley · 89 replies · 236+ views
    ABC ^ | 3/19/04
    (More on Snowboarding F'n Kerry)ABC News Kerry campaign reporter "Diamond" Ed O'Keefe, who, (not) incidentally, looks hot in his ski gear, files this exclusive report from atop Bald Mountain in Idaho: As Senator John Kerry carved his Burton snowboard down a green rated Upper College run, another skier interrupted his stride, colliding with the presumptive Democratic nominee at 9,010 feet. The slope-cade of two Ski Patrollers, several Secret Service agents, two journalists, one camera and one Kerry aide suddenly came to a halt. The Massachusetts Senator lay on the ground, removed his Smith sunglasses, and surveyed the damage. Assured that...
  • Senate race looking like it’ll be hotly-contested

    03/17/2004 4:37:16 AM PST · by William McKinley · 3 replies · 25+ views
    Citizen Online ^ | 3/8/04 | Bill Shipp
    Who is Johnny Isakson? Forget for a moment what you have read in newspapers or seen on TV about the 6th District congressman who is running for the U.S. Senate.If your information came only from e-mail and Internet commercials, you would know this cyberspace version of Johnny Isakson:• Isakson consistently votes in the House with Democratic leaders Dick Gephardt, Nancy Pelosi and (brace yourself) Barney Frank. Career-Republican Isakson is really a secret ally of ruthless labor unions, mean feminists, obnoxious gays and, worst of all, liberals.• Isakson supported legislation that would provide aid and comfort to child molesters and voted...
  • Charles McCoy (Ohio Sniper) Captured In Las Vegas

    03/17/2004 3:34:52 AM PST · by William McKinley · 79 replies · 247+ views
    Fox news alert.
  • Kerry's stances on Cuba open to attack [More lies, More taking both sides of issues]

    03/15/2004 5:13:42 AM PST · by William McKinley · 16 replies · 98+ views
    Miami Herald ^ | 3/14/04 | PETER WALLSTEN
    John Kerry had just pumped up a huge crowd in downtown West Palm Beach, promising to make the state a battleground for his quest to oust President Bush, when a local television journalist posed the question that any candidate with Florida ambitions should expect: What will you do about Cuba? As the presumptive Democratic nominee, Kerry was ready with the bravado appropriate for a challenger who knows that every answer carries magnified importance in the state that put President Bush into office by just 537 votes. ''I'm pretty tough on Castro, because I think he's running one of the last...
  • The Boston Fog Machine (Don't Miss This One)

    03/14/2004 6:30:01 AM PST · by William McKinley · 46 replies · 350+ views
    New York Times ^ | 3/14/04 | David Brooks
    The 1990's were a confusing decade. The certainties of the cold war were gone and new threats appeared. It fell to one man, John Kerry, the Human Nebula, to bring fog out of the darkness, opacity out of the confusion, bewilderment out of the void. Kerry established himself early as the senator most likely to pierce through the superficial clarity and embrace the miasma. The gulf war had just ended. It was time to look back for lessons learned. "There are those trying to say somehow that Democrats should be admitting they were wrong" in opposing the gulf war resolution,...
  • MA Legislature Gives Preliminary Approval to State Constitutional Amendment Banning Gay Marriage

    03/11/2004 3:01:24 PM PST · by William McKinley · 53 replies · 352+ views
    Another Fox News alert.
  • California Supreme Court Orders a Halt to Same Sex Marriages

    03/11/2004 2:29:41 PM PST · by William McKinley · 126 replies · 459+ views
    Fox news alert.
  • Iraq council approves interim constitution

    03/08/2004 3:05:56 AM PST · by William McKinley · 44 replies · 250+ views
    Reuters ^ | 3/8/04
    Iraq's United States-appointed Governing Council have gathered to sign an interim constitution crucial to US plans to hand sovereignty back to Iraqis, after Shiite Muslim politicians withdrew their objections. Sources close to the council's deliberations say it has passed a resolution to sign the constitution. The signing of the constitution has been delayed twice. The first delay was caused by bomb attacks on Shiites last Tuesday, which killed at least 181 people. Then last-minute doubts among Shiites forced the abandonment of a high-profile ceremony on Friday. Representatives of the five groups that backed out on Friday spent the weekend in...
  • Families of 9-11 Victims Rally Against Bush Warmongering

    03/05/2004 8:05:36 PM PST · by William McKinley · 30 replies · 593+ views
    Village Voice ^ | 9/11/03 | Sarah Furguson
    This week, the media will converge on ground zero, ready to milk the anniversary of 9-11. While the Bush administration claims to be acting on behalf of all Americans hurt by the attacks, a small but steadfast group of relatives of those killed on 9-11 continues to oppose the wars of retaliation being fought in their name. In simple, moving prose, writer David Potorti, who lost a brother at the World Trade Center, tells how this group of 80 grieving strangers came together as Peaceful Tomorrows, bound by the conviction that the deaths of their loved ones should not be...
  • Columnist Corrections [A well done spoof]

    03/04/2004 3:14:46 AM PST · by William McKinley · 3 replies · 134+ views
    A Maureen Dowd column from May 14th, 2003 quoted President Bush out of context regarding the threat posed by al-Qaeda terrorists. The quotation was taken from the president's May 5 remarks in Little Rock. The full text of his remarks follows: "That group of terrorists who attacked our country is slowly, but surely, being decimated. Right now, about half of all the top al-Qaeda operatives are either jailed or dead. In either case, they're not a problem anymore." The use of the partial quotation created the false impression that the president was dismissing the threat posed by al-Qaeda as a...
  • Utah Senate Passes Amendment Banning Gay Marriage

    03/03/2004 7:41:33 PM PST · by William McKinley · 31 replies · 229+ views
    Looking for a hard copy.
  • Virginia Beach, Va., Man Held in Plot to Aid Immigration of Middle Easterners

    03/03/2004 5:27:46 PM PST · by William McKinley · 2 replies · 229+ views
    Herald ^ | 3/3/04 | Tim McGlone and Matthew Jones
    Mar. 3--VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - Federal agents arrested a gas station owner Tuesday morning on charges that he and others, including a Maryland lawyer, conspired to allow illegal Middle Eastern immigrants into the country. The agents stormed a home in the 1900 block of Abbotsbury Way, off Holland Road, and arrested Zulfiqar Ali, 43. Four others were arrested in Herndon, McLean, Potomac, Md., and Kingston, N.Y. An indictment filed in Greenbelt, Md., alleges that Ali and the others allowed an unknown number of illegal immigrants into the country from here to New York from 1998 to last year by filing...
  • CA Supreme Court Refuses To Block Gay Marriages

    02/27/2004 4:54:56 PM PST · by William McKinley · 223 replies · 494+ views
    Fox News
    They refused the Attorney General's request that they issue an injunction preventing further gay marriages to be conducted in San Francisco.