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  • John Boehner’s cursing, graphed

    02/11/2015 3:24:56 PM PST · by ObamahatesPACoal · 15 replies
    Washington Post ^ | Philip Bump
    In the wake of a blue comment from House Speaker John Boehner on Wednesday, we were issued a challenge, of sorts, by our colleague Paul Kane. (SNIP) 1. "a piece of s—" May 2007. Referring to President George W. Bush's immigration reform proposals. Curse strength: 8. Crisis size: 4. 2. "In Congress, we have a red button, a green button and a yellow button, all right. Green means 'yes,' red means 'no,' and yellow means you're a chicken s—. And the last thing we need in the White House, in the Oval Office, behind that big desk, is some chicken...
  • Students Suspended For Playing With Pellet Gun in Own Front Yard, One Mother Called Because It Made

    09/24/2013 10:37:23 AM PDT · by matt04 · 40 replies
    WAVY, the NBC affiliate in Hampton Roads, Virginia asks “has zero tolerance gone too far?” as it reports this story: A suspended seventh grade Virginia Beach student will find out soon if he is expelled for the rest of the year for shooting an airsoft gun. Like thousands of others in Hampton Roads, Khalid Caraballo plays with airsoft guns. Caraballo and his friend Aidan were suspended because they shot two other friends who were with them while playing with the guns as they waited for the school bus. The two seventh graders say they never went to the bus stop;...
  • How can JesseJackson and AlSharpton be called Reverend?

    03/31/2012 12:33:28 PM PDT · by kas7351 · 54 replies
    It truly amazes me as to how anyone call either of these men Reverend, considering how they act, tell lies and create race wars? Shouldn't a REVEREND ACT like a Man Of God?
  • Church leadership post for an openly gay Mormon

    09/30/2011 11:32:49 AM PDT · by Colofornian · 33 replies
    CNN ^ | Sept. 24, 2011 | Jessica Ravitz
    (CNN) - Early on in life, Mitch Mayne knew exactly who he was. He would race watch reruns of “Star Trek” and swoon over his crush, Captain Kirk. At 8, after his parents converted, he was baptized into The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints... It is where he feels spiritually at home, irrespective of the fact that, for the past 10 years, he’s been openly gay. “I’m a man that lives in two worlds that a lot of people don’t think intersect,” Mayne said... Actively Mormon and openly gay: It's the sort of combo that might leave...
  • Bluff Called… Republicans Demand Buffett’s Tax Returns

    09/22/2011 5:14:31 PM PDT · by Nachum · 19 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 9/22/11 | Jim Hoft
    Bluff Called. Senate Republicans demanded that Warren Buffett, the namesake of Obama’s tax hikes, turn over his tax returns so they can be compared to his secretary’s returns. Buffett says his secretary pays more taxes than he does. Bluff Called. Senate Republicans demanded that Warren Buffett, the namesake of Obama’s tax hikes, turn over his tax returns so they can be compared to his secretary’s returns. Buffett says his secretary pays more taxes than he does. Republicans want to see Buffett’s tax returns. The Hill reported: The GOP is making a concerted effort to pressure billionaire investment guru Warren Buffett...
  • North Dakota statehood called into question

    07/15/2011 11:30:51 AM PDT · by CalinectesSapidus · 41 replies
    Grand Forks Herald ^ | July 13, 2011 | Ryan Johnson
    North Dakota earned its star on the American flag on Nov. 2, 1889, becoming the 39th or 40th state as it was admitted to the union along with South Dakota — or maybe not. Grand Forks resident John Rolczynski, 82, said he has discovered a flaw in North Dakota’s Constitution that he believes means the state is technically still a territory more than a century after its statehood was approved by Congress and authorized by the president. He noticed the flaw on Jan. 31, 1995, and soon set out to notify judges, lawmakers and federal authorities, even sending a letter...
  • White House called MSNBC to complain about remark

    06/30/2011 11:44:20 AM PDT · by Nachum · 117 replies
    The Hill ^ | 6/30/11 | Sam Youngman
    White House press secretary Jay Carney said that he called officials at MSNBC to convey to the cable station the administration's anger toward a remark made by an analyst Thursday morning. Washington was abuzz Thursday after longtime Washington journalist Mark Halperin used a profane term to describe President Obama's tone during Wednesday's press conference.
  • Keith Ellison’s Loyalty Called Into Question

    06/04/2011 11:37:43 PM PDT · by Nachum · 20 replies
    Trevor Loudon ^ | 6/4/11 | Trevor Loudon
    Brigitte Gabriel calls into question the loyalty of Muslim Minnesota congressman Keith Ellison. Apart from his religion, Ellison’s far left background should be more than enough to raise loyalty concerns.
  • Many are called, but few are chosen, to enter into Heaven

    09/24/2010 10:24:28 PM PDT · by bibletruth · 70 replies
    bibletruth | 2010 | bibletruth
    Many are called, but few are chosen, to enter into Heaven
  • Smith says Obama called her racist, terrorist, extremist

    09/27/2009 1:06:16 PM PDT · by Nachum · 20 replies · 1,677+ views ^ | 9/27/09 | Andy Sher
    NASHVILLE — Republican congressional hopeful Robin Smith says that, when she was state GOP chairman last year, then-Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama labeled her as “everything from racist to terrorist to extremist” after the state party posted a video criticizing Michelle Obama. Mrs. Smith, who is running in the 3rd Congressional District primary, made the assertion in a recently videotaped interview with Helen Smith, a commentator for the conservative Internet Web site Pajamas TV. Dr. Smith, no relation to the candidate, asked why more women do not run for office. “From personal experience I can tell you ... I was...
  • FBI Called In To Crack Mafia Boss's Code (Italy)

    09/07/2006 7:16:16 PM PDT · by blam · 4 replies · 575+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 9-8-2006 | Malcolm Moore
    FBI called in to crack Mafia boss's Bible code By Malcolm Moore in Rome (Filed: 08/09/2006) Italy has handed a Bible belonging to the former Godfather of the Sicilian Mafia to the Federal Bureau of Investigation in the hope that it may provide the key to a secret code he used to communicate with his henchmen. Bernardo Provenzano The Bible, full of notes marking particular sections, was one of five found in the Corleone lair of Bernardo Provenzano, 73, when he was arrested in April after 43 years on the run. After his arrest he pleaded to be allowed to...
  • First Army Guard Aviation Brigade Called to Duty

    08/04/2006 5:33:10 PM PDT · by SandRat · 1 replies · 370+ views
    Defend America News ^ | Master Sgt. Lek Mateo
    U.S. Army Capt. Randal D. Wright of Ore, Texas, gives his 3-year-old daugher, Aspen, a drink of water after the official sendoff ceremony for the 36th Combat Aviation Brigade at the Leo Buckley Stadium in Killeen, Texas, July 30, 2006. He is a member of Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2/135 General Support Aviation Battalion, Colorado Army National Guard. U.S. Army photo by Master Sgt. Lek Mateo | More Photos | First Army Guard Aviation Brigade Called to Duty Family, friends bid farewell to soldiers as they leave for 12-month tour in Iraq. By U.S. Army Master Sgt. Lek Mateo...
  • Conference joins business, environmental ideals (Al Gore calls for immediate action)

    04/08/2006 7:02:22 AM PDT · by Libloather · 6 replies · 327+ views
    Contra Costa Times ^ | 4/07/06 | Rick Jurgens
    Conference joins business, environmental idealsGore encourages corporations to address global warming before climate changes accelerate By Rick Jurgens CONTRA COSTA TIMES OAKLAND - Former Vice President Al Gore called for immediate action to avert global warming, which threatens to spread disease, make species extinct and turn tens of millions of coastal dwellers into refugees from rising ocean levels. Speaking Thursday morning in Oakland at the annual conference of a network of environmentalists and sympathetic investors, Gore quoted Winston Churchill's 1936 comment that the world was "entering a period of consequences." Churchill's remark addressed the threat posed by fascism. Gore's message,...
  • Cynthia McKinney event called illegal (flew in singer Isaac Hayes for political fundraiser)

    04/05/2006 4:46:35 PM PDT · by Libloather · 41 replies · 1,751+ views
    Oxford Press ^ | 4/05/06 | BOB KEMPER, SCOTT MacFARLANE
    McKinney event called illegalBy BOB KEMPER, SCOTT MacFARLANE Cox News Service Wednesday, April 05, 2006 Rep. Cynthia McKinney, D-Ga., center, walking down the steps of the House side of the U.S. Capitol after the last scheduled vote of the day Thursday, March 30, 2006 on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Lauren Victoria Burke) WASHINGTON — When Rep. Cynthia McKinney (D-Ga.) spent money from her congressional office budget to fly singer Isaac Hayes to DeKalb County last year, it wasn't just to have the superstar attend the opening of her new district office or talk about music education for children of...
  • Daily Reflections with Oswald Chambers [January 14, 2006]

    01/13/2006 9:52:16 PM PST · by Alamo-Girl · 31 replies · 252+ views
    Called By God " I heard the voice of the Lord, saying: ’Whom shall I send, and who will go for Us?’ Then I said, ’Here am I! Send me’ " —Isaiah 6:8 God did not direct His call to Isaiah— Isaiah overheard God saying, ". . . who will go for Us?" The call of God is not just for a select few but for everyone. Whether I hear God’s call or not depends on the condition of my ears, and exactly what I hear depends upon my spiritual attitude. "Many are called, but few are chosen" (...
  • UC's paid leaves called 'betrayal' - Regents' Edict Ignored

    12/23/2005 8:35:42 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 192+ views ^ | 12/22/05 | Todd Wallack, Tanya Schevitz
    More than a decade after promising to end the practice, the University of California has given several top administrators lengthy paid leaves when they stepped down. In the past 13 months alone, at least three senior managers have received paid furloughs at their executive salaries before returning to teaching. Former UC Berkeley Chancellor Robert Berdahl received a 13 1/2-month leave at $315,600 a year. Former Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Directory Charles Shank is finishing a yearlong leave, during which he has earned $336,000. And Wednesday, UC said former Provost M.R.C. Greenwood had begun a 15-month leave with a $301,840 annual...
  • Wisconsin Illegal Alien Bill Called Discriminatory (passing out driver's licenses)

    12/17/2005 6:56:43 AM PST · by Libloather · 10 replies · 516+ views
    Channel 3000 ^ | 12/13/05
    Illegal Alien Bill Called Discriminatory Bill Goes Before Senate Committee Thursday UPDATED: 7:58 pm CST December 13, 2005 MADISON, Wis. -- At the state Capitol more than 1,000 people are fighting against a bill that cracks down on illegal immigrants. Right now, illegal aliens can get a driver's license in Wisconsin. The pending legislation is trying to stop the practice in order to prevent terrorists from using the loophole. The bill already passed in the Assembly, and will go before a Senate committee on Thursday. Many people in the Latin community say the proposed bill is discriminatory. "I think the...
  • Heat May Have Killed Second Farm Worker

    07/26/2005 7:53:36 PM PDT · by Libloather · 32 replies · 721+ views
    NBC17 ^ | 7/26/05
    Heat May Have Killed Second Farm WorkerUPDATED: 11:10 am EDT July 26, 2005 ROXBORO, N.C. -- A migrant farm worker who was found dead near a Person County soybean field died of heart attack or heat stroke, the county sheriff said Tuesday. Pablo Ordaz was working at the Walker Farm, a tobacco and grain farm in Olive Hill, on Tuesday when he said he wanted to quit for the day because he didn't feel well, Person County Sheriff Dennis Oakley said. Ordaz left the farm and was last seen walking toward a mobile home at the farm. He never returned...
  • Sen. Clinton's former aide could be used against her (Will Hillary Rodham be called as witness?)

    05/09/2005 4:19:47 PM PDT · by Libloather · 20 replies · 832+ views
    Salt Lake Tribune ^ | 5/09/05 | Kenneth R. Bazinet
    Sen. Clinton's former aide could be used against her By Kenneth R. Bazinet New York Daily News WASHINGTON - Hillary Clinton isn't on trial in Los Angeles on Tuesday - but as far as her political adversaries are concerned, she may as well be. Her former finance director David Rosen has been charged with concealing the real cost of a star-studded Hollywood fund-raiser for Clinton in August 2000 - and if he's convicted, her enemies plan to exploit it to the maximum. ''If it was any other senator, it might not be an issue, but with her past it will...
  • Mysterious New Spy Program Called 'National Threat'

    12/09/2004 7:26:11 AM PST · by crushelits · 19 replies · 771+ views ^ | Wednesday, December 8, 2004 Posted: 9:45 PM EST |
    Mystery surrounds costly spy programWASHINGTON (AP) -- Congress' new blueprint for U.S. intelligence spending includes a mysterious and expensive spy program that drew extraordinary criticism from leading Democrats, with one saying the highly classified project is a threat to national security.In an unusual rebuke, Sen. Jay Rockefeller, the senior Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee, complained Wednesday that the spy project was "totally unjustified and very, very wasteful and dangerous to the national security." He called the program "stunningly expensive."Rockefeller and three other Democratic senators -- Richard Durbin, Carl Levin and Ron Wyden -- refused to sign the congressional compromise...