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  • Sessions told White House that Rosenstein’s firing could prompt his departure, too

    04/20/2018 4:12:28 PM PDT · by Magnatron · 290 replies
    Attorney General Jeff Sessions recently told the White House he might have to leave his job if President Trump fired his deputy, Rod J. Rosenstein, who oversees the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, according to people familiar with the exchange. Sessions made his position known in a phone call to White House counsel Donald McGahn last weekend, as Trump’s fury at Rosenstein peaked after the deputy attorney general approved the FBI’s raid April 9 on the president’s personal attorney Michael Cohen.
  • Cruz swipes Trump in AIPAC speech

    03/21/2016 7:38:36 PM PDT · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 199 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | 3/21/2016 | GABBY MORRONGIELLO
    Ted Cruz on Monday mocked Donald Trump's grasp of history and promised not to be neutral in a negotiation between Israel and Palestinians, something Trump has said he would do if elected president. At his speech before the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, Cruz started by highlighting a mistake Trump made during his own speech just minutes earlier. "Perhaps to the surprise of the previous speaker, Palestine has not existed since 1948," Cruz said, drawing mixed laughter and applause from the crowd.
  • Cruz to heckler: Difference between here and a Trump rally is I'm not asking anyone to punch you

    03/14/2016 6:04:10 PM PDT · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 276 replies
    Twitter ^ | 3/14/2016 | Rosie Gray
    Whole Title: Cruz says to heckler, "One difference between here and a Donald Trump rally is I'm not asking anyone to punch you in the face."

    10/19/2015 3:42:59 PM PDT · by bkopto · 143 replies
    Breitbart ^ | Oct 19, 2015 | John Nolte
    Apparently, the feud between Donald Trump and Fox News has now morphed into one where Trump can say whatever he wants and Fox News will still allow him to come on the network to pitch his case to voters. Case in point: Sunday afternoon, Trump told his supporters to stop watching Megyn Kelly’s primetime show.
  • Fmr ACORN head calls Tea Parties "bowel movement" and claims "they're coming after you"

    04/21/2010 6:51:16 PM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 96 replies · 1,605+ views
    Washington Examiner ^ | 04/21/10 5:10 PM EDT | J.P. Freire
    Former ACORN head Bertha Lewis told a group of the Young Democratic Socialists: Any of these groups that says, "I'm young, I'm Democratic, and I'm a socialist," is okay with me. You know that's no light thing to do -- to actually say, I'm a socialist. You've got to know, actually, we are living in a time that's going to dwarf the McCarthy era. It is going to dwarf the internment of World War II. We are right now in a time that is going to dwarf the era of Jim Crow and segregation. They are coming. And they are...
  • Limbaugh doesn't get it: Idiots damage NFL product

    10/14/2009 8:50:05 PM PDT · by Oshkalaboomboom · 62 replies · 2,166+ views
    The Atlanta Journal Constitution ^ | 10/14/2009 | Jeff Schultz
    Rush Limbaugh will not be an NFL owner and it’s not because, to borrow the title of Al Franken’s book, “Rush Limbaugh is a Big Fat Idiot.” OK. It’s a little bit of that. If Limbaugh and all of his “ditto heads” out there want to blame the liberal, bed-wetting, panty-waste, fruitcake media with the left-wing agenda — and THAT’S why this country’s going to hell in a hand-basket, mister! — for him being rejected by the NFL, well, they’re missing the point. The NFL has a product. The NFL has the most sought-after product in professional sports. The NFL...
  • The Popes Of Rome

    10/15/2008 11:17:09 AM PDT · by Gamecock · 450 replies · 6,041+ views
    "Watch out for false prophets. They come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly they are ferocious wolves. By their fruit you will recognise them…" Matthew 7:15-16 CORRUPTION STEPHEN VII (896-897AD) "He dug up a Corsican predecessor, Pope Formosus (891-896), when he had been dead for over nine months…. He dressed the stinking corpse in full pontificals, placed him on the throne in the Lateran and proceeded to interrogate him personally….After being found guilty, the corpse was condemned as an anti-pope, stripped and minus the two fingers with which he had given his fake apostolic blessing, was thrown into the...
  • Oil exec: Prices driven by 'fundamentals'(congress still ignoring the need for domestic supplies)

    05/21/2008 7:51:41 AM PDT · by tobyhill · 147 replies · 1,483+ views
    CNN ^ | 5/21/2008 | Steve Hargreaves
    NEW YORK ( -- Amid increasing public outcry over record-shattering oil and gas prices, senators hauled company executives in to testify Wednesday to ask what's behind the recent runup. The Senate Judiciary Committee called the hearing to explore the skyrocketing price of oil, which topped $130 a barrel earlier in the day. The committee is set to question executives from Exxon Mobil (XOM, Fortune 500), ConocoPhillips (COP, Fortune 500), Shell Oil Co. (RDSA), Chevron (CVX, Fortune 500) and BP (BP). "Normal supply and demand says prices should be around $55 to $60 a barrel," said Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., chairman...
  • Manny Aragon, three others indicted in kickback scheme (Prominent NM Democrat Politicos)

    03/29/2007 3:41:56 PM PDT · by CedarDave · 87 replies · 3,913+ views
    Albuquerque KOB-TV Channel 4 ^ | March 29, 2007 | Todd Dukart
    Four people were indicted Thursday in an alleged kickback scheme that?s at the core of the debate over the firing of U.S. Attorney David Iglesias. Former state Senate President Pro Tem Manny Aragon, Toby Martinez, Raul Parra and Sandra Mata Martinez all face charges. The U.S. attorney?s office in Albuquerque says Marc Schiff, Ken Schultz and Manuel Guara had already entered guilty pleas in the case. Investigators say the kickbacks were related to the construction of the Bernalillo County Metropolitan Courthouse in Albuquerque. Iglesias believes he was fired as the federal prosecutor for New Mexico for resisting pressure from Senator...
  • Banned by YouTube: Islamic Teachings, Cruelty From The Quran

    02/10/2007 11:38:57 AM PST · by faq · 60 replies · 3,547+ views
    Youtube ^ | 2/9/2007 | Nick Gisburne
    This is a video that was banned by YouTube. It was posted on YouTube by an atheist who had previously posted lots of videos. But, when he posted a video called Islamic Teachings his video was removed and his account was deleted. The video is nothing more than quotes from the Quran set to music. I thought it was very well done. After YouTube deleted his account he made another video under a different username asking to be reinstated. If you watch that video you can tell he was hurt. Almost like he had lost a friend. The video that...
  • Chris Wallace: "I felt as if a mountain was coming down in front of me. "

    09/24/2006 1:37:33 PM PDT · by rface · 269 replies · 9,299+ views
    Media Bistro ^ | 09.24.06 | Patrick W. Gavin
    Following today's buzz generating conversation with Bill Clinton, Chris Wallace shared some of his post-interview thoughts with FishbowlDC: I was delighted to get the chance to interview former President Clinton. This was the first one-on-one sitdown he's ever given "Fox News Sunday" during our 10 years on the air. The groundrules were simple--15 minutes--to be divided evenly between questions about the Clinton Global Initiative and anything else I wanted to ask. I intended to keep to the groundrules. In fact--I prepared 10 questions--5 on the CGI and 5 on other issues. I began the interview with 2 questions about Mr....
  • Firefox's 'retreat' ensures Microsoft excels

    08/26/2005 6:31:03 PM PDT · by Bush2000 · 618 replies · 4,819+ views
    Contractor UK ^ | Aug 22, 2005 | Contractor UK
    Firefox's 'retreat' ensures Microsoft excels Open source web browser Firefox has lost the momentum it has steadily gained since it was unleashed last year, according to Web analysts at Net Applications. The online portal’s unique Hit List service reveals a slump in the Mozilla browser’s market share, falling from 8.7% to 8.1 % in July. Coinciding with its demise, was the advance of Microsoft's IE that has gained some of the ground surrendered in June, climbing back from 86.6 % to 87.2% last month. The revival for the dominant browser comes on the back of average monthly losses of between...
  • China's Linux industry considers mega-merger

    08/27/2005 7:10:39 AM PDT · by Golden Eagle · 67 replies · 630+ views
    InfoWorld ^ | August 25, 2005 | Sumner Lemon
    A major reorganization is in the works for China's open-source software industry, with discussions under way over how local Linux vendors and industry organizations can cooperate more closely -- including the possibility of a merger between several of the country's top Linux companies. If the discussions result in a merger, it would be one that involves some of the biggest names in China's Linux industry, including Turbolinux China Software, Red Flag Software, and Beijing Co-Create Open Source Software, according to executives involved with the discussions. Closer cooperation among Chinese Linux vendors and industry organizations is essential if the country's software...
  • Linux thrives in left-leaning Kerala

    08/27/2005 2:23:40 PM PDT · by Golden Eagle · 114 replies · 1,380+ views
    NewsForge ^ | August 26, 2005 | Sreelakshmi Haridas
    Kerala, a tiny coastal state in south India, is a site of significant popularity of free software and GNU/Linux. What lessons can Kerala teach other areas about using free and open source software? Kerala, as a state, is strongly grounded in principles of socialism. Most of the educated middle class is leftist, at least in principle. The state is credited with a near 100% literacy rate and better social statistics than most of the rest of the country. And all this is reflected in a spirit among the people to question any decision imposed on them. They resent lack of...
  • Democrats Demand Retraction From Rove

    06/23/2005 8:53:47 AM PDT · by Tumbleweed_Connection · 424 replies · 14,707+ views & AP ^ | 6/23/05 | JIM ABRAMS
    Democrats are demanding that White House adviser Karl Rove immediately retract and apologize for comments that liberals responded to the Sept. 11 terrorist strikes by wanting to ``prepare indictments and offer therapy and understanding for our attackers.'' ``The one thing New York has had since Sept. 11 is unity,'' said Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y. ``To inject politics into this and to defame a large number of people'' is outrageous, he said. ``It's not what New York and America is all about.'' Rove, Bush's chief political adviser, said in a speech Wednesday that ``liberals saw the savagery of the 9/11 attacks...
  • Six SEALs sue AP, reporter

    12/28/2004 10:03:56 PM PST · by kattracks · 26 replies · 2,897+ views
    Washington Times ^ | 12/29/04 | Jennifer Harper
    Six Navy SEALs filed a lawsuit against the Associated Press and one of its reporters yesterday, saying the news organization revealed their identities, compromised their security and invaded their privacy by publishing personal photographs in a Dec. 4 story.     The complaint says AP reporter Seth Hettena used about 40 images from the personal photo-storage Web site of a Navy SEAL wife. [snip] The images were picked up by the Arab press, including Al Jazeera, and have made their way onto a billboard outside U.S. Naval Base Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, where detainees from the war on terror are being kept. The...
  • Anti-Kerry Film Showing Canceled (Check out the pic, welcome to Philly LOL)

    10/19/2004 8:17:15 PM PDT · by hipaatwo · 69 replies · 6,660+ views
    WPVI ^ | 10/19
    October 19, 2004 — The Big Story on Action News is a politically motivated film furor Tuesday night in Jenkintown. Supporters of George Bush and John Kerry went nose to nose Tuesday night in Montgomery County, and neither side had any intention of backing down. Nerves are fraying at the edges, and there are still two weeks before Election Day. The emotion of this politically charged presidential election got the best of some people. People who came out to see the anti-Kerry film, "Stolen Honor" were already upset that management of the Baederwood Theater cancelled the showing after threats of...
  • Pull the plug on 'Relevant Radio'

    10/02/2004 4:40:13 PM PDT · by Antoninus · 18 replies · 738+ views
    snip A Zogby poll of Minnesota voters released Sept. 6 indicates that Catholics, who supported Sen. John Kerry by a margin of 48 to 42 percent in the Star Tribune's July Minnesota poll, now are with President Bush by a startling 60 to 36 percent. One organization that has worked hard to make it that way is "Relevant Radio," 1330 AM, the new right-wing Catholic voice of God in town -- and a presence in swing states Wisconsin, Iowa and Pennsylvania. To whatever extent Relevant Radio is making a difference, it does so both by its selection of issues for...
  • Free Republic "Bump List" Register

    09/30/2001 4:46:44 AM PDT · by John Robinson · 191 replies · 12,118+ views
    I have created a public register of "bump lists" here on Free Republic. I define a bump list as a name listed in the "To" field used to index articles. Free Republic Bump List Register
  • U.S. Soldier Gets Year Jail Term for Prisoner Abuse

    05/19/2004 9:05:21 AM PDT · by freepatriot32 · 19 replies · 633+ views
    my way ^ | May 19 | Luke Baker and Alastair Macdonald
    BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A tearful U.S. soldier was sentenced to a year in jail Wednesday after pleading guilty to abusing Iraqi detainees in a scandal threatening to undermine President Bush's re-election chances. Military policeman Jeremy Sivits, who apologized to Iraqis at the first court martial of soldiers accused of abuses which sparked worldwide outrage, was also expelled from the army. It was not enough for Iraqis protesting outside Abu Ghraib prison, scene of the scandal that came to light when pictures were published of naked and terrified Iraqi inmates being abused and sexually humiliated. "It's a kangaroo court, set up...