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  • Boulder Jewish Center Evacuated After Threatening Letter With Powder Discovered

    04/06/2015 9:22:56 AM PDT · by Nachum · 9 replies
    CBS Denver ^ | 4/6/15 | staff
    BOULDER, Colo. (CBS4) – Boulder’s Jewish Community Center was evacuated Monday morning after a letter containing white powder arrived saying “you have enemies.” The Boulder County Sheriff is responding to the situation at the center, which is located on the 3800 block of Kalmia Avenue.
  • Oops-White House Forgot To Tell Intelligence Committee About New Cyber Intelligence Center

    02/10/2015 8:01:07 PM PST · by Nachum · 10 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 2/10/15 | Stephen Kruiser
    Awkward. Members of the House Intelligence Committee were not briefed on the plans the White House announced today for a new cyber integration center modeled on the National Counterterrorism Center, a source with knowledge of the discussions told POLITICO. And they’re not happy about it. The Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration Center, projected to have a staff of 50 when it is fully operational next year, is funded by a $35 million line item in the “black budget” request for intelligence funding. Representatives from the Office of the Director for National Intelligence briefed committee members on the budget last week,
  • HTML PROBLEM

    01/22/2015 2:47:02 PM PST · by SWAMPSNIPER · 63 replies
    CABBAGE HAMMOCK SWAMP | 01/22/2015 | ME
    I've been using the same code to center images forever. It stopped centering. Is my beeber stuned or what? The computer is plugged in. Both my socks are the same color. This is series!
  • Facebook blocks me for exposing the pro-abortion,pro-sodomy CNC

    12/03/2014 8:36:47 AM PST · by cleghornboy · 8 replies
    La Salette Journey ^ | December 3, 2014 | Paul Melanson
    Cary Bogue, owner of the Facebook page entitled "Catholics and Protestants United Against Christian Discrimination, has said, "We all know Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is an avowed atheist, pro-abortion and a strong advocate for the LGBT." See here. Apparently so. Back in 2012, on the 39th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, an exercise in judicial fabrication, I posted a photograph of an aborted [murdered] baby on Facebook. The photograph was immediately removed by Facebook and I received this notice: "One of Your Photos Was Removed. One of your photos was recently removed because it was found to violate Facebook policies....
  • St. Joseph's Parish in Cleghorn and the Cleghorn Neighborhood Center

    12/02/2014 8:25:38 AM PST · by cleghornboy
    La Salette Journey ^ | December 2, 2014 | Paul Melanson
    In the past I have warned about demonic activity and doctrinal dissent at Saint Joseph's Parish in Cleghorn; things ranging from a priest viewing child pornography to a parish secretary who is photographed in a state of undress and sporting devil's horns to a Deacon who promotes the writings of an admitted sexual predator to a priest who would omit the Creed. This same parish has been intimately connected with the Cleghorn Neighborhood Center in Fitchburg. See here. The problem? As the Lepanto Institute reports: For Fiscal Year 2014-2015, the Catholic Campaign for Human Development provided a $35,000 grant to...
  • Pope Francis: Man is Center of Universe

    07/17/2014 7:39:22 AM PDT · by cleghornboy · 22 replies
    July 17, 2014 | Paul Melanson
    Pope Francis has thanked those who seek to,"..recover man[kind], restoring him to the centre of reflection and the centre of life. 'He is the king of the universe'! he exclaimed. 'And this is not theology, it is philosophy and human reality.'" (See here). Does Pope Francis really mean to convey that theology has nothing to do with "human reality." As I have said so many times before, the retreat from truth is necessary before the reign of Antichrist. See here for example. There is a preparation. Many are "intellectualizing" themselves into dissent and apostasy from the true Faith. The battlefield...
  • A Shortage of STEM Workers?

    05/23/2014 6:54:09 PM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 17 replies
    Alex Nowrasteh at the Cato Institute and Philip Wolgin at the Center for American Progress (CAP) each comment on, but don't really try to refute, a new report that I co-authored on the lack of a shortage of STEM workers. The American Immigration Lawyers Association's Paul McDaniel also comments on the report at the association's American Immigration Council website. Like Nowrasteh and Wolgin, McDaniel doesn't really try to refute the report. He cites Cato and CAP and also repeat a number of the points from our report. Let me address Cato's blog first because both Wolgin and McDaniel partly rely...
  • New York takes London’s crown as top financial center: survey

    03/16/2014 3:21:56 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 1 replies
    Reuters ^ | Sat Mar 15, 2014 1:43pm EDT | Paul Sandle
    New York has knocked London from its position as the world’s leading global financial center after seven years, according to the Global Financial Centers Index compiled by London-based consultancy Z/Yen. London slipped from the top of the global rankings, scoring 784 against 786 for New York, because a series of own goals had tarnished its reputation, the report said. […] Hong Kong and Singapore took third and fourth spots respectively, the same as a year ago, the survey showed. But the gap between the “Big Four” and the chasing pack, led by Zürich, Tokyo and Seoul, was narrowing, it said....
  • Ice continues to fall from World Trade Center as pedestrians run for cover

    02/09/2014 3:15:16 PM PST · by Libloather · 30 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 2/09/14 | Sophia Rosenbaum, Barry Paddock
    For the second day in a row, chunks of ice fell from the Freedom Tower — but this time streets remained open and Port Authority officials didn’t close the nearby PATH station. Instead, pedestrians had to fend for themselves, scurrying for cover about 11 a.m. Saturday in the shadow of the nation’s tallest building. “We just saw ice falling down the building,” said startled Austrian tourist Katharina Amann, 24, who is visiting the city with her family. “It was scary. Then I heard it shatter.” Ice also fell from 7 World Trade Center, which is 52 stories tall, some chunks...
  • Exclusive -- ESPN Reverses Course, Will Air Ad Containing Words 'God,' 'Jesus'

    12/12/2013 3:02:02 PM PST · by mojito · 7 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 12/12/2013 | Breitbart Sports
    UPDATE - Breitbart News exclusively learned on Thursday afternoon that ESPN will air the original ad on Saturday from Cardinal Glennon Children's Medical Center with the words "Jesus" and "God." ESPN issued this statement to Breitbart News on Thursday: “We have again reviewed the ads submitted for the SSM Cardinal Glennon Children’s Medical Center and have concluded that we will accept the original requested commercial. It will run in Saturday’s VCU at Northern Iowa basketball game on ESPNU. This decision is consistent with our practice of individual review of all ads under our commercial advocacy standards.”
  • Astronomy Picture of the Day -- Venus, Zodiacal Light, and the Galactic Center

    10/18/2013 10:44:45 AM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 1 replies
    NASA ^ | October 18, 2013 | (see photo credit)
    Explanation: The bulging center of our Milky Way Galaxy rests on a pillar of light in this luminous skyscape. Recorded on September 22nd in dark South African skies, rivers of dust seem to flow downward from the galactic center towards Antares, yellowish alpha star of the constellation Scorpius, near the top of the scene. The brightest celestial beacon present is not a star at all though, but planet Venus, still dominant in the western sky after sunset. Of course, the pillar of light stretching upward from the horizon is Zodiacal light. Sunlight scattered by dust along the plane of the...
  • Southern Poverty Law Center: ‘Our Hate Map Doesn’t Cause Anybody to Attack’

    08/06/2013 8:45:33 PM PDT · by Nachum · 36 replies
    CNSnews ^ | 8/6/13 | Elizabeth Harrington
    (CNSNews.com) – Co-founder of the Southern Poverty Law Center Morris Dees said his group’s “Hate Map” “doesn’t cause anybody to attack,” despite Floyd Lee Corkins’ admission that he targeted the Family Research Council (FRC) after going to the center’s website. As Corkins told the FBI after his arrest, he learned of the FRC online, “It was a, uh, Southern Poverty Law, lists, anti-gay groups. I found them online. I did a little bit of research, went to the website, stuff like that.” Corkins attempted a mass shooting on Aug. 15, 2012, opening fire at the Family Research Council and wounding...
  • WH Celebrates New High Performance Computing Center Opening

    06/12/2013 8:34:51 PM PDT · by Nachum · 13 replies
    The Weekly Standard ^ | 6/12/13 | JERYL BIER
    The White House announced the opening of a new government supercomputing center in northern Maryland this week. Patricia Falcone of the White House Office of Science & Technology Policy (OSTP) attended a ceremony to mark the occasion along with Maryland Senator Ben Cardin and various army officials: OSTP’s Associate Director for National Security and International Affairs Dr. Patricia Falcone provided keynote remarks yesterday at a ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrating the opening of the US Army Research Laboratory’s (ARL) new supercomputing center at Aberdeen Proving Ground in northern Maryland... The new ARL Supercomputing Center—containing two new IBM iDataPlex computers with the capacity...
  • Islamic Center Offers Camel Rides Oct. 27

    10/25/2012 6:50:19 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 11 replies
    Fresno Bee ^ | Ron Orozco
    Want to take a ride on a real camel in northeast Fresno to get an experience of the Middle East? The Islamic Cultural Center of Fresno is offering camel rides -- and more -- at its first bazaar, which will be from 4 to 10 p.m. Oct. 27 at the center, 2111 E. Nees Ave. The center is making arrangements to bring the camel from the Los Angeles area. Huda Munjy, chairwoman of the bazaar and a board member at the center, says the camel rides are to provide the community with an experience they can enjoy and remember for...
  • Obama plans election-night rally in Chicago convention center

    10/18/2012 3:24:17 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 18 replies
    Reuters ^ | October 17, 2012
    U.S. President Barack Obama plans to usher in what he hopes will be a second four-year term in the White House at an election-night rally at a huge convention center near downtown Chicago, campaign and city officials said on Wednesday. The event will likely draw thousands of supporters to the McCormick Place convention center in Chicago, Obama's hometown and the site of his re-election campaign headquarters. Supporters are expected to watch the voting results come in and then hear a speech by the incumbent Democrat who faces Republican Mitt Romney, a former Massachusetts governor and private equity executive, in the...
  • Southern Poverty Law Center Website Put FRC on ‘Hate Map’

    08/16/2012 5:35:23 PM PDT · by Nachum · 33 replies
    CNS News ^ | Elizabeth Harrington
    (CNSNews.com) – The man who shot a security guard at the Family Research Council (FRC) on Wednesday was “given a license” to do so because of groups like the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) that have labeled the FRC a “hate group,” said FRC President Tony Perkins. The conservative Christian group is posted on a “Hate Map” on the SPLC’s Web site. There are 13 groups listed for the District of Columbia on the “Hate Map,” and the Family Research Council is among them, according to the SPLC, because of its support for traditional marriage and Christian morality.
  • Student banned from prom following incident (You have to read to believe)

    05/13/2012 4:54:24 PM PDT · by mnehring · 58 replies
    CENTER, TX (KSLA) - An East Texas student was told he could not attend prom because of an incident involving a drama department prop. Center High School juniors and seniors will go to prom Saturday night, but Center High School Student Avery Tindol will not be among them because of an incident involving a toy gun. Tindol says he and other students were cleaning out the drama room's prop closet when he was handed a toy gun before the bell rang dismissing class. "I realized I had it in my pocket and as soon as a did I took it...
  • Southern Preposterous Lie Center has a new employee, and they gave him an assignment: me.

    02/06/2012 6:47:10 PM PST · by Nachum · 29 replies
    Sipsey Street Irregulars ^ | 2/6/12 | Mike Vanderboegh
    <p>I'm a freelance journalist, currently doing magazine work for Southern Poverty Law Center's "Hatewatch" news blog and "Intelligence Report" magazine. My current assignment is to write a half-dozen. 400-word profiles, including one on you, for the IR magazine.</p> <p>Obviously I can find a lot about you on the Internet, but would like to extend this opportunity for you to say something about yourself -- what you represent and what you don't represent, some biographical background, place of birth, military experience, college, work experiences, political-religious philosophy, etc..</p>
  • Just Exactly Where is the Center and Does it Really Matter?

    05/27/2011 9:00:58 AM PDT · by TheConservativeCitizen · 18 replies
    The Constitution Club ^ | 05-27-11 | Cultural Limits
    In the United States, for some odd reason, we’ve adopted French nomenclature for where one stands in the wider range of political opinion. That would be left, right and center. Short history lesson – that terminology came from 1789 around the beginnings of the French Revolution in the National Assembly of France. Those who supported the king sat on the right and those opposed sat on the left. As time marched on and the French Royalty were guillotined practically to extinction, the newer legislatures and assemblies more or less took up the same seating arrangement – more traditional people on...
  • Obama's Left Turn

    04/26/2011 11:46:17 PM PDT · by Scanian · 11 replies
    Creators.com ^ | April 27, 2011 | DICK MORRIS AND EILEEN MCGANN
    Two months ago, Washington was abuzz with speculation that Barack Obama was going to follow Bill Clinton's re-election strategy and move to the center, forsaking his liberal agenda that cost him control of the House in 2010. Now, it is evident that he has decided to come down hard left and wage his re-election fight from his liberal bunker, firing shots at Republican cuts in Medicare, pushing tax increases on the rich and attributing the gas price increase to speculators. Very possibly the decision to tack to the left was not entirely voluntary. With the Republicans constantly confronting him with...
  • Activists want new biological opinion set [Enviros attacking Military again]

    04/22/2011 4:25:03 PM PDT · by SandRat · 5 replies
    TUCSON — A lawyer for environmental activists wants a federal judge to order two U.S. agencies — The Fish and Wildlife Service and the Army — to renegotiate a biological opinion concerning the San Pedro River and its environs contending the two entities have failed to follow the Endangered Species Act. The plaintiff’s attorney, McCrystie Adams, said the continuing growth in the Sierra Vista area is caused by the existence of Fort Huachuca and as more people come to the area, they “are draining the aquifer year after year.” However, a U.S. Department of Justice attorney contends all the requirements...
  • Communist Call Center

    03/25/2011 12:56:50 PM PDT · by Nachum · 2 replies
    newzeal ^ | 3/25/11 | Trevor Loudon
    Midwest Communist Party USA members set up a phone bank this week to call up 1500 people who have recently joined the party online.
  • Columbus Takes Center Stage in Next Big Union Fight

    02/21/2011 8:17:49 PM PST · by Nachum · 12 replies
    fox news ^ | 2/21//11 | Lee Ross
    The next focus of demonstrators protesting collective bargaining reforms should be Columbus, Ohio where thousands, if not tens-of-thousands, of protestors are expected to gather Tuesday and shout their views about a controversial bill that puts labor unions in the crosshairs of a determined governor intent on salvaging his state's financial situation. The protests should look and sound much like the ones from Madison, Wisconsin that have gripped the nation in the recent days and marries an uncomfortable economic reality with political opportunity. "It's to put our children first. It's to do the things without regard to political considerations and try...
  • Abortion Industry Forced to Suspend Centers Employing Gosnell

    01/31/2011 8:14:45 AM PST · by julieee · 9 replies
    LifeNews.com ^ | January 31, 2011 | Steven Ertelt
    <p>Dover, DE -- The abortion industry has been forced to suspend to abortion businesses that employed embattled abortion practitioner Kermit Gosnell, who has been the subject of national controversy over his abortion business in Philadelphia.</p> <p>Gosnell’s facility was the subject of a grand jury report for its horrifying conditions and Gosnell and several staffers have been arrested for killing a woman in a botched abortion and seven counts of murder related to the infanticide deaths of babies Gosnell would purposefully birth and kill with medical scissors.</p>
  • Attorney General to Probe Second Gosnell Abortion Center

    01/28/2011 8:17:05 AM PST · by julieee · 4 replies
    LifeNews.com ^ | January 28, 2011 | Steven Ertelt
    Attorney General to Probe Second Gosnell Abortion Center Dover, DE -- Much of the attention in the national attention-getting case of Kermit Gosnell has been focused on the Pennsylvania abortion center he ran where he killed and injured women in failed abortions and kills newborn infants by snipping their spinal cords. Now the focus is turning towards an abortion center in Delaware that employed him. http://www.lifenews.com/2011/01/28/attorney-general-to-probe-second-gosnell-abortion-center/
  • Obama chooses former Clinton staffers in a move to the center

    01/06/2011 7:02:59 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 20 replies
    La Times ^ | 1/6/11 | Peter Nicholas
    Reporting from Washington — President Obama has recast his White House team for the second half of his term, giving top jobs to a pair of Clinton-era veterans in a signal to business leaders and independent voters that he is resolved to steer a more centrist course after two years of intense partisan clashes. Obama announced Thursday that he was installing William Daley as chief of staff, entrusting the White House operation and perhaps the future of his presidency to a former Commerce secretary who has warned that pressing a liberal agenda risks scaring away an all-important bloc of moderate...
  • Obama Can’t Play Center (Barry is not ideologically capable of emulating Clinton)

    11/17/2010 7:04:46 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 13 replies
    Nationa Review ^ | 11/17/2010 | Jonah Goldberg
    Should Obama pull a Clinton? This has been a burning question inside the Beltway ever since the polls showed the Great Shellacking bearing down on the White House. As most know by now, pulling a Clinton isn’t anything kinky; it simply means moving to the center, or “triangulating” between the unpopular Left and the unpopular Right. That’s what President Clinton did after the Democrats’ historic drubbing at the polls in 1994, and it’s what a lot of would-be sages argue President Obama must do now after the rout of 2010. But the argument is deeply flawed for a few simple...
  • Post-election, Obama needs to avoid "the center"

    10/25/2010 3:56:01 PM PDT · by paudio · 34 replies
    Salon ^ | Oct 25, 2010 | Robert Reich
    If Republicans succeed in taking over the House and come even close to gaining a majority in the Senate, expect calls for the president to "move to the center." These will come not only from Republicans but also from conservative Democrats, other prominent Dems who have been defeated, Fox Republican News, mainstream pundits, and White House political advisors. After the 1994 midterm, when Dems lost the House and Senate, Bill Clinton was told to "move to the center." He obliged by hiring pollster Dick Morris, declaring the "era of big government is over," abandoning much of his original agenda, and...
  • Why Republicans Will Not Win the Senate

    09/24/2010 12:25:13 PM PDT · by Rashputin · 52 replies · 1+ views
    Pajamas Media ^ | Sept 23, 2010 | Ron Radosh
    This coming election should produce not only a Republican House, but a Republican Senate as well. Even in New York, as Jonathan Tobin points out, the gap between Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Cuomo and Republican challenger Carl Paladino is narrowing. And in the Senatorial race, Republican challenger Joseph DioGuardi is trailing Democrat Kirstin Gillibrand by only 10 points! Both Democrats are likely to win, but if a state such as New York is showing the potential of a Republican appeal, then it would appear that all bets should be off. Unfortunately, a Republican victory in the Senate may not occur...
  • Arrests in Morocco Show Gaza is a Regional Terror Export Center

    08/31/2010 8:41:22 AM PDT · by Nachum · 3 replies
    inn ^ | 8/31/10 | Chana Ya'ar
    Moroccan security forces have captured an 11-member terrorist cell headed by a Gaza-based Palestinian Authority Arab aligned with the aims of the international al-Qaeda terrorist group. Yahya al-Hindi, a former member of the Islamic Jihad terror organization who is responsible for having built a global jihad network in Gaza that functions as a regional “exporter of terrorism” is also known as Abu Kathada al-Shami. His 11-man jihad team included Moroccans from Casablanca, Azilal (in the Atlas Mountains) and Oujda (in the eastern part of the country).
  • The Associated Press has a “Standards Center”?

    08/19/2010 3:43:33 PM PDT · by Nachum · 8 replies
    Sister Toldjah ^ | 8/19/10 | Sister Toldjah
    Unsurpisingly, the Associated Press has advised its staff NOT to call the Ground Zero mosque … the Ground Zero mosque (via): Colleagues, Here is some guidance on covering the NYC mosque story, with assists from Chad Roedemeier in the NYC bureau and Terry Hunt in Washington: 1. We should continue to avoid the phrase “ground zero mosque” or “mosque at ground zero” on all platforms. (We’ve very rarely used this wording, except in slugs, though we sometimes see other news sources using the term.) The site of the proposed Islamic center and mosque is not at ground zero, but two...
  • FOR THE NORTH ATLANTIC...CARIBBEAN SEA AND THE GULF OF MEXICO...

    06/13/2010 5:24:30 PM PDT · by varina davis · 23 replies · 1,233+ views
    National Hurricane Center ^ | June 13, 2010 | National Hurricane Center
    TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL 800 PM EDT SUN JUN 13 2010 FOR THE NORTH ATLANTIC...CARIBBEAN SEA AND THE GULF OF MEXICO... A LARGE LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM LOCATED ABOUT 975 MILES WEST-SOUTHWEST OF THE CAPE VERDE ISLANDS IS PRODUCING WIDESPREAD CLOUDINESS ALONG WITH SOME SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. THIS DISTURBANCE CONTINUES TO BE WELL-ORGANIZED AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN CONDUCIVE FOR ADDITIONAL DEVELOPMENT OF THIS SYSTEM AS IT MOVES WEST-NORTHWESTWARD OR NORTHWESTWARD AT 10 TO 15 MPH. THERE IS A HIGH CHANCE...60 PERCENT...OF THIS SYSTEM BECOMING A TROPICAL CYCLONE DURING THE NEXT 48 HOURS.
  • Amid United-Continental merger details, operation center hits a nerve

    05/21/2010 2:05:23 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 2 replies · 292+ views
    Chicago Tribune ^ | May 20, 2010 | Julie Johnsson
    As United and Continental executives hammer out plans to meld their airlines into the world's largest carrier, construction speeds ahead on one of the merged company's loftiest emblems: United's cutting-edge operations center in the Willis Tower. Where Bank of America traders once tracked the world's financial markets, United's dispatchers will guide thousands of its airplanes around the globe from the tower's 28th floor. It's the highest of nine floors United will occupy in the tallest skyscraper in the U.S.
  • If You Think the Center Is Lonely Now, Just Wait

    05/18/2010 1:45:02 AM PDT · by Brandonmark · 24 replies · 1,028+ views
    The Wall Street Journal ^ | May 18, 2010 | GERALD F. SEIB
    One of the reasons it's so tough to get things done in Washington these days is that the political center—the place where compromises are forged, and where practical results matter more than ideological divides—is such a lonely place. Well, guess what? It figures to be even more lonely after this year's congressional election. If you think Washington works badly now, it's just possible the 2010 vote may well add to the capital's polarization, and hence to its dysfunction. This dynamic will be onfull display Tuesday as voters head to the polls in primaries in a few key states. In Arkansas,...
  • Is the Southern Poverty Law Center Terrorizing Decent American Patriots?

    03/05/2010 1:27:20 PM PST · by Nachum · 46 replies · 935+ views
    Canada Free Press ^ | 3/5/10 | JB Williams
    The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) is very influential in the current administration, almost single handedly responsible for defining “domestic terrorists” for the Department of Homeland Security and ratcheting up the racial rhetoric like never before in U.S. history, in the name of so-called “social justice.” In the latest diatribe to come out of the Montgomery Alabama based mini-ACLU, titled - Rage on the Right - The Year in Hate and Extremism—the group lays out their justification for striking fear in the hearts of every Tea Party, 912 and town hall activist, angry over the federal governments mishandling of their...
  • Obama's Blessing In Disguise (Will The President Move To The Center? Alert)

    01/20/2010 2:34:03 AM PST · by goldstategop · 18 replies · 738+ views
    National Review ^ | 1/20/2010 | Stephen Spruiell
    President Obama doesn’t know it yet, but Scott Brown did him a huge favor. If, as expected, he becomes the next senator from Massachusetts; and if, as expected, his election dooms the Pelosi-Reid health-care-reform bill, Obama will have an opportunity to lay the entire fiasco at the feet of that troublesome Democratic duo. If he’s smart, he’ll take it. Supporters of the Pelosi-Reid legislation argue that Democrats must forge ahead and do whatever it takes to pass a bill. As The New Republic’s Jonathan Chait put it, “Abandoning health care reform after they’ve already paid whatever political cost that comes...
  • Seattle Jewish Center Killer Gets Life

    12/15/2009 11:32:05 PM PST · by Nachum · 17 replies · 627+ views
    INN ^ | 12/15/09 | (IsraelNN.com)
    A Seattle court declared Naveed Haq guilty Tuesday for the 2006 shooting spree at a Seattle Jewish center. He as sentenced to life in prison on the eight counts of murder and harassment he was convicted on. Haq killed one person and injured five, one critically, in the shooting spree at the Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle in July 2006.
  • Peace & Justice Center feels left's malaise

    11/29/2009 4:35:22 PM PST · by GunsAndBibles · 21 replies · 844+ views
    Santa Rosa DePressed Democrat ^ | 11/29/2009 | Guy Kovner
    "People are discouraged," said Susan Lamont, a Santa Rosa resident who drives a Subaru wagon plastered with bumper stickers. Donations that fund the nonprofit center were down 10 percent last year and another 20 percent this year, a trend that has crimped budgets for many nonprofit groups. But political activism has also waned, with many on the left now merely signing e-mail petitions, which Lamont considers a "worthless effort."
  • Obama's 'National Resource Center for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Elders'

    10/21/2009 8:58:57 PM PDT · by Nachum · 16 replies · 596+ views
    Washington Examiner ^ | 10/21/09 | Timothy P. Carney
    This just came out to the HHS press list: DATE: Wednesday, October 21, 2009 FOR RELEASE: Immediately Contact: AoA Press Office (202) 357-3507 HHS to Create a National Resource Center for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Elders HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius today announced plans to establish the nation's first national resource center to assist communities across the country in their efforts to provide services and supports for older lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) individuals.
  • McCain Pushing GOP to the Center

    10/02/2009 5:20:51 AM PDT · by AIM Freeper · 48 replies · 1,224+ views
    The Politico ^ | 10-02-09 | Don Irvine
    Sen John McCain has taken an active role in recruiting center-right candidates to run for office in 2010. From the Politico Fresh from a humbling loss in last year’s presidential election, Sen. John McCain is working behind-the-scenes to reshape the Republican Party in his own center-right image.
  • Is Earth AGAIN The Center of The Universe?

    09/03/2009 8:13:40 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 44 replies · 1,387+ views
    Christian Post ^ | 9/3/2009 | Allen J. Epling
    I came across a news item in the USA Today website, dated August 18, that got my attention. It concerns "Dark Energy", the mysterious force that seems to be speeding up the expansion of the universe, that no one can find or explain. Two scientists say is doesn't exist now because of a "mathematical solution they have produced, that suggests it is a natural result of the Big Bang. Part of the article is reproduced here. "What's the answer? It doesn't exist, suggest mathematicians Blake Temple and Joel Smoller, in a study released Monday by the Proceedings of the National...
  • New youth center opens in Baghdad

    08/31/2009 8:50:13 PM PDT · by SandRat · 1 replies · 256+ views
    The Araby Youth Center formally opened during a ribbon-cutting ceremony, Aug. 30. The center is a result of the efforts of the Gulf Region Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Iraq, and its partnership with the local Iraqi government. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers photo. BAGHDAD — The conflict in Iraq has had a dramatic effect on many Iraqi children, but the children of Shaab now have a fun, safe place to play with the recent opening of the Araby Youth Center here.The center is a result of the efforts of the Gulf Region Division, U.S. Army Corps of...
  • Basra Education Center Introduces Arabic to Troops

    08/12/2009 4:48:02 PM PDT · by SandRat · 1 replies · 337+ views
    American Forces Press Service ^ | 1st Sgt. Larry J. Mears, USA
    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE BASRA, Aug. 12, 2009 – U.S. Soldiers, airmen and civilians here are taking part in a special opportunity to learn Arabic. Army 2nd Lt. Noel Cronin converts an Arabic word to its feminine form during the first Introduction to Arabic class offered by the Basra Education Center, Basra, Iraq, Aug. 5, 2009. U.S. Army photo by 1st Sgt. Larry Mears  (Click photo for screen-resolution image);high-resolution image available. On the first day of the first Introduction to Arabic class offered here through the Basra Education Center, their teacher, an Army interpreter known as Ms. Lucy, wasted no time with...
  • Med Center leaders: Slow down on health reform (Texas)

    07/28/2009 3:29:23 PM PDT · by Nachum · 8 replies · 304+ views
    chron.com ^ | 7/28/09 | TODD ACKERMAN
    In their first unified voice on the subject, Texas Medical Center leaders Monday sent a message to Congress as it tries to reform America's troubled health care system: slow down. Appearing at a news conference sponsored by U.S. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison, R-Texas, many of the medical center's biggest names said the issue is too important to rush through legislation that could have unforeseen harmful consequences. “This is a monumental piece of legislation that is going to impact people for many years, both the 300 million people who have insurance and the 47 million who don't,” said Dan Wolterman, CEO...
  • New Healthcare Center Offers Easier Access

    07/02/2009 2:56:39 PM PDT · by SandRat · 1 replies · 233+ views
    The Ruzh Hallat Primary Health Care Center will provide medical services for 30,000 residents of the Humer Kwer quarter of Sulaymaniyah province. USACE photo by Mike Scheck. SULAYMANIYAH — For the 30,000 residents of the Humer Kwer quarter of this province, access to healthcare just got a lot easier with the completion of the Ruzh Hallat Primary Healthcare Center. The $540,000 construction project was managed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) in Iraq. The U.S. Economic Support Fund provided funding for the project, and the USACE’s Sulaymaniyah Resident Office was the on-site construction manager.Dr. Ousman Younes, the Kurdistan...
  • Chief Warrant Officer’s Quest Culminates With Education Center Opening

    06/19/2009 5:25:27 PM PDT · by SandRat · 1 replies · 196+ views
    American Forces Press Service ^ | Staff Sgt. Derek M. Smith, USA
    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE BASRA, Iraq, June 19, 2009 – Weeks of planning and hard work came to fruition as the Basra Education Center officially opened here June 15. Army Chief Warrant Officer 2 Robert L. Meeks, left, discusses education center programs with soldiers at Contingency Operating Base Basra, Iraq, June 15, 2009. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Derek M. Smith  (Click photo for screen-resolution image);high-resolution image available. Army Chief Warrant Officer 2 Robert L. Meeks, 41st Fires Brigade, said it took weeks of sunup to sundown work to bring his vision to life. Working with the outgoing British forces’...
  • Analysis: Obama moving to center on some issues

    05/19/2009 1:00:11 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 34 replies · 1,169+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 5/19/09 | Tom Raum - ap
    WASHINGTON – On both economic and national-security fronts, President Barack Obama is giving ground and crossing swords with political allies. Caught in the worst economic downturn in generations, Obama has had to temper his stance on trade and lower his expectations for trimming charitable tax breaks for the wealthy and for taxing greenhouse-gas polluters. He's not the first president to be pulled toward the political center after being elected. But the recession and two wars abroad put him in a particularly tough spot — with smaller margins for error. With the deficit mushrooming, lawmakers in both parties are worrying more...
  • Test center officials link mobility to 'boots on the ground'

    05/13/2009 5:56:59 PM PDT · by SandRat · 1 replies · 314+ views
    Air Force Link ^ | Maj. Matt Baugher, USAF
    5/13/2009 - TUCSON, Ariz. (AFNS) -- In the Southern Arizona desert, three C-130 Hercules aircraft recently rumbled over the saguaros and airdropped training bundles to a waiting combat controller. The historic drop was conducted digitally with a tactical data link known as the Situational Awareness Data Link, or SADL. It was the first time an aircrew in a C-130, in cooperation with a joint terminal attack controller on the ground, used digital technology to work as a team. The mission was part of an operational utility evaluation run by officials in the Air National Guard/Air Force Reserve Test Center, or...
  • Dump the Christians, Raise Taxes

    05/13/2009 3:11:46 PM PDT · by absentee · 12 replies · 987+ views
    The American Spectator ^ | 5/13/2009 | Peter Ferrara
    A national debate has raged among those on the Right, the former Right, and the never Right over how to approach the future. Even though the Republican Party just nominated a moderate who was thrashed by the most liberal-left Democrat nominee in history, who should have been eminently beatable for that reason, there are some who insist that future success lies in dumping conservatism and following the moderates ever more extremely. The Winning Strategy: Dump the Christians, Raise Taxes Colin Powell recently took the lead in making this case. He says the party has become too conservative, and Republicans should...
  • Border Town to Get New Trauma Center

    05/02/2009 9:24:26 AM PDT · by SandRat · 2 replies · 483+ views
    This computer rendering shows the planned $2.6 million state-of-the-art Zakho Emergency Hospital and Trauma Center. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is overseeing the project, with completion scheduled for August 2009. Rendering courtesy of USACE. ZAKHO — Car accidents and trauma injuries account for a large percentage of the medical care administered in this Kurdish border town.  Although the town has adequate medical facilities, the treatment of trauma patients has placed a heavy burden on hospital medical staff.To ease the strain, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Gulf Region Division is overseeing the construction of a $2.6 million state-of-the-art medical...