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  • Modern Day Ruins: Late Medellin Cartel Leader Pablo Escobar's Estates Abandoned, in Ruins (Photos)

    09/24/2012 11:17:03 AM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 12 replies
    IO9 ^ | September 24, 2012 | Lauren Davis
    Photos of Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar’s abandoned private island At the height of his power, Pablo Escobar was worth an estimated $3 billion (USD) and his Medellín Cartel controlled 80% of the global cocaine market. So he may have had a few extra dollars to throw around on a private island. In fact, many drug lords had luxurious villas on small islands off the coast of Cartagena, islands that have since been abandoned by their human occupants. Urban explorer and photographer Stefaan Beernaert, also known as Fotantje, has explored the islands off Catagena and photographed the so-called "Drug Islands."...
  • Navy P-8 Missing the Mark

    09/24/2012 11:14:30 AM PDT · by pabianice · 12 replies
    The Nav Log ^ | 9/24/12 | gps3333
    We recently attended a briefing on the Navy’s new P-8 Poseidon aircraft, the replacement for the P-3C Orion. The short version is that it is not working out as hoped and that US Navy airborne anti-submarine warfare (ASW) is in jeopardy. The P-8 is based upon the Boeing 737-800 aircraft, an airplane in wide, successful use worldwide for decades. Like the P-3, the concept is to use a variant of a commercial airframe so as not to have to design a new military aircraft from scratch, such as the P-2 Neptune, developed during World War II and serving through the...
  • Has anyone else noticed that Debbie Wasserman-Schultz has all but disappeared?

    09/24/2012 6:41:15 AM PDT · by ken5050 · 47 replies
    one man's opinion...
    Well, here we are, a little more than a month before the election, and the loud, brash, lying Chair of the DNC, Debbie Wasserman-Schultz, has all but disappeared from public view. Talk about flying below the radar..she's become invisible. Is she on the way out? Will she become the designated "fall-girl" for Obama's loss?
  • Ghenghis Krat presents: The Right's 20 Rules of Racism

    09/23/2012 9:26:40 PM PDT · by Salgak · 4 replies
    The Otherwhere Gazzette ^ | 9/23/2012 | Tom Kratman
    The Right’s Twenty Rules of Racism: 1. Anyone responsible for three hundred years of slavery would have to be a lot older than you and me. 2. There has to be some genetics in “racism’s” DNA, some DNA in its gene pool, or it just isn’t racism. 3. Racism could be eliminated in the United States if we could just eliminate the white liberals who so plainly depend on it so much and do so much to keep it going. 4. Reality isn’t racist: The reality is that there are pond-scummy gallows bait in every group. Some of those will...
  • In 1842 Abraham Lincoln Once Nearly Dueled a Rival with a Broadsword

    09/22/2012 11:11:14 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 11 replies
    Mental Floss ^ | September 22, 2012 | Julia Davis
    The Time Abraham Lincoln and a Political Rival Almost Dueled on an Island Exactly 170 years ago today, the Mississippi River levee in Alton, Illinois, was crammed full of spectators awaiting the results of a highly anticipated duel — a smackdown between Abraham Lincoln and political rival James Shields. Only one man could emerge victorious. Onlookers held their breath in suspense as they spotted a boat approaching with a blood-soaked body draped over the bow. It had all started where so many skirmishes do: the Illinois state legislature. Though at the time Lincoln was a Whig and Shields was a...
  • Don't Read If You Don't Want to know the Tax Competitiveness Rankings of the US out of 90 Countries

    09/22/2012 8:45:08 PM PDT · by lbryce · 2 replies
    Tax Prof Blog ^ | September 22, 2012 | Paul L. Caron
    Corporate Tax Competitiveness Rankings for 2012: U.S. Is #87Out of 90 Countries. For that one single statistic Obama should be thrown out of office. To be fair, I wonder what it was under the Bush '2000-2008 years. I'm going to look it up and post back here on what I find as soon as I can. 2012 Corporate Tax Competitiveness Rankings Cato Institute: Corporate Tax Competitiveness Rankings for 2012, by Duanjie Chen & Jack Mintz (both of University of Calgary, School of Public Policy): Cato ChartCorporate income tax reform is receiving serious consideration in Washington. The Obama administration has suggested...
  • Federal judge recommends visa for Juana Villegas

    09/22/2012 11:32:32 AM PDT · by moonshinner_09 · 2 replies
    NashvilleCityPaper ^ | September 21, 2012 | Pierce Greenberg
    Federal judge William Haynes signed an order on Thursday recommending the approval of a special type of visa for Juana Villegas. Villegas, an undocumented immigrant, sparked controversy after she was arrested and shackled to a hospital bed in the final stages of pregnancy in 2009. Haynes recommended that Villegas be approved for a U Visa — a temporary visa given to immigrants who are the victims of crimes. However, Haynes didn't accuse the Davidson County Sheriff's Office, whom allegedly denied Villegas the use of a breast pump, of committing crimes. Rather, he ruled that Villegas had “met her minimum burden...
  • Revealed: How Michelle Obama’s DNC Nail Polish Was Made [Marie Antoinette Moment?]

    09/22/2012 10:57:56 AM PDT · by Steelfish · 24 replies
    ABC News ^ | September 22, 2012
    Sep 22, 2012 Revealed: How Michelle Obama’s DNC Nail Polish Was Made LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Michelle Obama’s trendsetting DNC manicure was more than a year in the making. Celebrity manicurist Tom Bachik (his clients include Beyonce, Jessica Simpson, and Jennifer Lopez) created the color with Artistic Nail Design “a little more than a year ago,” and said the process took a lot of trail and error. “I was looking at what was popular and kind of where we were going in color,” he told at HBO’s pre-Emmys Luxury Lounge, where he and his L’Oreal team polished the nails...
  • Big Orange Book Festival at Chapman, September 21-22; Go Heckle Conservative Blowhard Mark Levin

    09/21/2012 7:10:13 PM PDT · by Fiji Hill · 17 replies
    Liberal OC ^ | September 21, 2012 | Dan Chmielewski
    Big Orange Book Festival at Chapman, September 21-22; Go Heckle Conservative Blowhard Mark Levin By Dan Chmielewski A postcard from our friends at Chapman University came in for the Big Orange Book Festival on the Chapman campus September 21-22. While the event looks like its a knock off of the LA Times Festival of Books, the promoted authoris include conservatiev radio host Mark Levin, a WABC host Sean Hannity often refers to as “The Great One,” expect I believe the correct spelling is “The Grate One.” Levin’s been one of the biggest critics of the Obama administration and once...
  • ICE refuses to take illegal immigrants, Sheriff Arpaio not happy .

    09/21/2012 6:44:53 PM PDT · by moonshinner_09 · 35 replies ^ | September 21, 2012 | Andrew Michalscheck
    MARICOPA COUNTY, Ariz. -- Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio isn’t happy with Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Sheriff Arpaio said in a press release Friday that agents from ICE refused to take into custody two suspected illegal immigrants who were found in the desert this week. On Thursday, MCSO deputies came across five suspected illegal immigrants while conducting a drug interdiction operation
  • I don't care if it's you, Matt(Obama campaign email)

    09/20/2012 2:17:49 PM PDT · by matt04 · 3 replies
    Obama campaign email
    I've got to be honest, I don't care who wins this last Dinner with Barack. All I care about is who wins on November 6th. Sure, this dinner will be a once-in-a-lifetime experience that you'll tell your grandkids about and all that jazz, but here's why I really think you should chip in $5 or whatever you can to be automatically entered: You'll help build this campaign just in time for the home stretch, when we're making critical win-or-lose budget decisions. So there you have it. Enter this cool contest, and help President Obama win the much bigger one coming...

    09/20/2012 1:05:26 PM PDT · by Spunky · 13 replies
    ME | 9-20-2012 | Spunky
  • NFL Picks, Week Two

    09/19/2012 7:24:33 AM PDT · by FL2012 · 8 replies
    BC Magazine ^ | September 19, 2012 | RJ Elliott
    Thursday, September 20 New York Giants 1-1 at Carolina 1-1 8:20 p.m. [Line: Giants by 1.5] Recap: Last week the Giants came back from a 14 point deficit in the 3rd quarter to beat Tampa Bay 41-34. Eli Manning threw for 510 yards, and both Hakeem Nicks (10 catches for 199 yards and a TD) and Victor Cruz (11 catches for 179 yards and a TD) had huge days. Carolina surprised New Orleans last week, winning 35-27. The Panthers ran the ball 41 times for 219 yards and three scores. Preview: I don't expect New York's passing game to put...
  • Meet Joe Plumber/ Obama talks to Joe Plumber (FULL VIDEO)

    09/18/2012 5:40:32 PM PDT · by RedMDer · 8 replies
    YouTube ^ | Oct 16, 2008 | KNOWwhoUvote4
    Reminder from 2008 Obama wants to spread the wealth. (we know)
  • Vanity Question

    09/17/2012 8:12:26 AM PDT · by AD from SpringBay · 32 replies
    Self ^ | 9/17/2012 | Andy Decker
    I've been here long enough to know that blogpimping is frowned up. But then I looks up after x number of years and see the 'Bloggers and Personal' section of FR. Is it ok to post self-blogged content to this area?
  • They're free this weekend(Free Obama bumper stickers)

    09/15/2012 2:41:40 PM PDT · by matt04 · 25 replies
    Obama Campaign email
  • U.S. Takes Action to Reduce Energy Dependence -- in Europe

    09/15/2012 8:11:14 AM PDT · by Steve Peacock · 1 replies
    U,S. Trade & Aid Monitor ^ | Sept. 15, 2012 | Steve Peacock
    The nation faces a critical need to "overcome a number of serious problems" related to economic development and growing energy needs, particularly because of its "strong dependence on energy imports," the Obama Administration has concluded. Consequently, it has launched a project to increase "competitiveness and energy security" while reducing "greenhouse gas emissions via greater clean energy investments" across the nation. Across the nation of Macedonia, that is.
  • Bush Doctrine vs. Obama Doctrine

    09/15/2012 12:10:56 AM PDT · by zencycler · 3 replies
    self | 9/15/2012 | sefl
    Bush Doctrine vs. Obama Doctrine: Preemptive Action vs. Preemptive Apology Preemptive Self Defense vs. Preemptive Self Deprecation Preemptive Use of Force vs. Preemptive Saving Face Preemptive Strike vs. Preemptive "Soooorry" Premeptive Defense vs. Preemptive Deflection Preemptive Attack vs. Preemptive Attack on Republicans Anyone care to add more?
  • Chicago Black Community Confirm: those closest to Obama know there is no second term coming

    09/14/2012 9:15:09 AM PDT · by Mortrey · 60 replies
    HillBuzz ^ | September 13, 2012 | Kevin DuJan
    "* No — black people are not going to riot when Barack Obama loses. Black people have pretty much given up on this guy, mainly because of the fact he didn’t deliver on his promises to them but also a lot of them see that he’s gay and don’t like that and also don’t like the gay marriage “stuff” he was “talking about a lot this year”.
  • I don't usually email you(email from Beyonce via Obama)

    09/13/2012 12:00:03 PM PDT · by matt04 · 15 replies
    Obama Campaing Email
    I usually don't email you -- but I have an amazing invitation I have to share. Jay and I will be meeting up with President Obama for an evening in NYC sometime soon. And we want you to be there! Until midnight tonight, if you pitch in $15 or whatever you can, you'll be automatically entered to be flown out to join us. I've had the honor of meeting President Obama and the First Lady a few times -- and believe me -- it's an opportunity you don't want to miss. Don't worry about the airfare and hotel, it's taken...
  • Pledge to vote(Email from Michelle Obama)

    09/12/2012 12:20:15 PM PDT · by matt04 · 6 replies
    Obama Campaing email
    Matt -- I know we've been asking a lot from you lately. What I'm asking today is easy -- but critical if we want to win this election. Please take a moment to commit to vote this fall, and get at least one other person to do the same. In a matter of days, voting will have already started in some states, and I just want to know that you plan to do your part to make sure Barack gets four more years to move this country forward. Please say that you'll vote, and get others to join you. We...

    09/11/2012 10:30:40 PM PDT · by SaveOurRepublicFromTyranny · 20 replies
    WND ^ | September 11, 2012 | JEROME R. CORSI
    A prominent member of Chicago’s homosexual community claims Barack Obama’s participation in the “gay” bar and bathhouse scene was so well known that many who were aware of his lifestyle were shocked when he ran for president and finally won the White House...
  • Heroes-A tribute to the 9/11 SAR (Search & Rescue) Dogs

    09/11/2012 4:50:29 PM PDT · by Joe 6-pack · 9 replies
    YouTube ^ | 9/11/12 | Various
    Heroes - A tribute to the SAR dogs of 9/11Riley - The real 9/11 K9 Hero
  • Don't Fret The Recent Polls!

    09/11/2012 3:35:37 PM PDT · by Jimmy4Toes · 12 replies ^ | 09/11/2012 | Jimmy4Toes
    Don't fret about the fake polls circulating in the news lately. We are winning! This scientific poll has Romney/Ryan at 100%!
  • Evidence Proving Obama Was in U.S. during 9/11 attacks is Scant.

    09/11/2012 12:35:02 PM PDT · by Arcy · 37 replies
    A search of the internet reveals little evidence, other than Obama's own testimony, that he was actually in the U.S. during the 9/11 attacks by radical Muslims. Although he was a Senator at the time. Could he have been watching from over seas? Indonesia? Saudi Arabia?
  • America, the new FAT KID?!?

    09/11/2012 9:36:23 AM PDT · by areukiddingme1 · 6 replies
    Vanity | 11 September 2012 | areukiddingme1
    I have been thinking about how to put this in writing for several weeks now, and then it occurred to me, America is one election away from becoming “the fat kid.” The kid on the playground that is nice, but no one wants on their team. The kid that gets a trophy for showing up because “it boosts his self esteem.” The kid that earns Cs and spends hours eating cheetos and playing on the x-box. The kid who’s Mom still cuts up his fruit and still cuts the crust off his sandwiches. The kid, who still doesn’t drive, doesn’t...
  • I'll be damned(Obama Campaign Email)

    09/10/2012 5:35:39 PM PDT · by matt04 · 11 replies
    Obama Campaing Email
    Huge news: We finally closed the gap. We outraised Mitt Romney and the Republicans $114 million to $111 million in August. Unbelievable. After three straight months of getting beat -- and not by a small margin -- more than 1,170,000 supporters made a donation to close the gap. We can't let up for one second. These August numbers don't reflect outside group fundraising or spending -- and in that category we're still getting thrashed. Right before the conventions, we were being outspent by super PACs alone in Colorado, Florida, Iowa, North Carolina, Virginia, and Wisconsin. That margin was more than...
  • Chinese Solar Company Learns Cronyism with Harry Reid

    09/10/2012 12:04:42 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 7 replies
    National Legal & Policy Center ^ | September 10, 2012 | Paul Chesser
    A solar company project that Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid successfully lured to Clark County, Nev. – where his son Rory was a former commissioner and now lobbies on behalf of the Chinese company that owns it – now wants the dominant utility in the state to buy its electricity. said in a July 30 online conference that ENN “would start tomorrow if NV Energy would purchase the power,” according to a Reuters report. Adding that the utility controls 95 percent of all of the electricity that is produced in Nevada, Reid also said, “they should go along with this.”...
  • Florida’s Amendment 8 would allow taxpayer money to mosques, Islamic schools

    09/10/2012 10:16:29 AM PDT · by Mortrey · 10 replies
    Creeping Sharia ^ | Sept 10, 2012 | creeping
    "Be careful what you vote for Floridians or you might be funding mosques and the teaching of sharia law with your tax dollars."
  • Kim Jong Al---Can Anyone Put Sharpton in a Khaki Jump Suit with Big Square Glasses?

    09/10/2012 10:11:05 AM PDT · by Be Careful · 1 replies
    Setp. 10, 2011 | Vanity
    The metaphor is so ACCURATE!
  • Just Found in the Ole Storage Room...

    09/09/2012 8:47:24 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 6 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | September 9, 2012 | Reaganite Republican
    This 2.5" campaign button was handed to me  at the door of the BGSU auditorium in 1984... Following that Bowling Green, Ohio appearance, I had the good fortune of seeing the Gipper up-close the very next day: after catching word that he was about to make a whistle-stop tour appearance on the historic Pullman car Ferdinand Magellan at Ohio Rt. 25 up in nearby Perrysburg, the boys piled in my '75 Firebird Formula and we roared up there in time to see Reagan from just 50-75 yards away. The President was dynamite, too- he owned the crowd. After famously asking...
  • FReeper Waco has passed away (vanity)

    09/08/2012 6:25:43 PM PDT · by the OlLine Rebel · 95 replies
    me | 9/8//12 | me
    We lost another FReeper last week - Waco. His sister GrannyK wanted to post about it. He was very active on FR until May of this year when he entered the hospital. He was an Air Force veteran (74 yrs young) & very conservative.
  • (Vanity) My sister is slipping away (Stage IV cancer)

    09/07/2012 3:37:29 PM PDT · by the OlLine Rebel · 152 replies
    me | 9/7/12 | me
    Another update on my sister Barb and prayer request.
  • (Name), you're amazing(Michelle Obama campaign email)

    09/07/2012 12:46:08 PM PDT · by matt04 · 6 replies
    Obama campaign email
    , thank you for an amazing week. Barack and I felt your energy up there. But we can't let that energy fade -- because in just 60 days, voters will decide who gets to serve in the White House for the next four years. So every single one of us has got to pull together to finish strong. I know you feel the urgency: Already this week, supporters like you have made more than 500,000 grassroots donations to build this campaign. So if you're fired up, let's keep it going -- let's see how many people we can get to...
  • RED HOT Conservative Chicks: Fox News Channel's Patti Ann Browne!

    09/07/2012 2:40:29 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 23 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | September 7, 2012 | Reaganite Republican
    Fine Irish lass that she is... Patti Ann Browne More at Reaganite Republican... ___________________________________________________ Red-Eye   SportsHoopla   TVNewsCaps   AllStarPics  Yahoo _____________________________________________________________________________
  • Obama will pledge NOT to play golf again until every American has a job, and affordable health care

    09/06/2012 2:43:16 PM PDT · by ken5050 · 27 replies
    one man's opinion...
    Excerpts just released from Obama's acceptance speech tonight suggest that he is going to make a major appeal to voters to give him four more years to finish the job; in part by pledging that he will NOT play another round of golf while he is in the White House, until every American has a job and enjoys affordable health care.
  • Screw The DNC Convention I Got A Question About My Cats!

    09/05/2012 5:18:50 PM PDT · by Focault's Pendulum · 73 replies
    Focualt's Pendulum
    I have two tuxedos. Momma and Lady. Both about five years old. Momma is a finicky eater. Lady eats anything put in front of her. They're both rescues a year apart, as I took them in from the woods. They had to have been abandoned. They took to the house and proceeded to take it over. That's Okay I enjoy their company except when they wake me up at four in the morning and say "feed us"!Now the question:Momma used to drink from my aquarium and indoor fountain. no problems. I finally got her to drink from a drinking bowl....
  • Protesters gather near controversial Elkhart billboard

    09/05/2012 12:13:19 PM PDT · by KeyLargo · 10 replies
    South Bend Tribune ^ | Aug 14, 2012 | Eric W. Dolan
    WSBT-TV Report 11:08 p.m. EDT, August 13, 2012 ELKHART -- A controversial billboard in Elkhart has been drawing a lot of attention-- both negative and positive this month. But Monday, protesters gathered at the billboard to argue its message. The billboard, paid for by a tea party group called "We the People of Marshall and Fulton County", is posted near Nappanee Street and John Weaver Parkway in Elkhart. It says: "The Navy Seals removed one threat to America. The voters must remove the other."
  • Dems REALLY screw up: The BIG speech..Clinton's...will be on opposite NFL opener

    09/05/2012 10:50:36 AM PDT · by ken5050 · 77 replies
    one man's opinion...
    Just realized that I haven't seen this mentioned anywheres, which in and of itself is curious. Months ago, the NFL announced that it was moving its annual kickoff extravaganza from Thursday to Wednesday, in order NOT to detract from Obama's big acceptance speech... Well, well, how times have changed....

    09/04/2012 5:24:04 PM PDT · by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost · 19 replies
    GeorgeWashingtonsGhost | September 04, 2012 | GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
    Regarding the DNC Convention.. How dare the Democrats honor a creep who plunged his car into a channel at Chappaquiddick then departed the scene out of concern only for himself, while his passenger Mary Jo Kopechne drown in his car. What kind of 'compassionate man' does this? What are they smoking at the DNC convention? Is Ted Kennedy's behavior that night simply erased from history along with Barack Obama's close ties to a man who attempted to bomb our Pentagon (Bill Ayers)?SENATOR KENNEDY WAITED 10 HOURS TO REPORT HIS ACCIDENT, without any regard to the well-being of the woman in...
  • The human cost of immigration enforcement

    09/04/2012 2:38:08 PM PDT · by moonshinner_09 · 17 replies ^ | Sep. 4, 2012 | Michael Matza
    In the two decades since they slipped out of Mexico and into the shadow world of illegal immigrants, Concepcion Mendoza and his wife, Ibed, have made a passable life in America. They've labored at farms, packing houses, and fast-food joints on both coasts, settling eventually in a rented house in South Jersey. They produced three sons, all U.S. citizens born on U.S. soil. One day last March, with the boys at school, Ibed was at work, cooking and cleaning at a Vineland, N.J., church, when her phone showed a missed call from an unfamiliar number, and three from Concepcion. Apprehensive,...
  • Watch the 2012 Democratic National Convention Live on Video)

    09/04/2012 2:19:07 PM PDT · by matt04 · 4 replies
    Promo video with Obama pretending to make a phone call to a supporter as a invite to watch the DNC live.
  • Scuba Diving in a Wheelchair is Now Possible for The Handicapped (Must See Video)

    09/04/2012 1:09:18 PM PDT · by OneVike · 11 replies
    GATE ^ | 9/4/12 | Chuck Wolk
    The world is getting smaller and smaller every day, and in the last 30 years it has even become smaller for those who are limited to wheelchairs due to crippling injuries or birth defects. In the three videos I offer for your viewing, you can see British artist Sue Austin as she navigates underwater in a swimming pool and around a coral reef in the Ocean using a specially designed wheelchair.Sue Austin, is a British artist who has been disabled since 1996. Sue has created her own style of artistic expression she calls "Freewheeling". Before her new found fame with...
  • If Clint Made a Fool of Hmslf, Why R the Dems Scrambling to Produce a Similar Schtick w/Betty White?

    09/04/2012 1:50:51 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 43 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | September 4, 2012 | Reaganite Republican
    And what about those naked pics... You've got to give the benefit-of-the-doubt to an 82-year old American icon, entrepreneur, and patriot who's fighting to save what he knows made this country great- more than you can say for most of the other spoiled Hollywood ingrates still licking Obama's scrawny rear-end. But of course wretched opportunists of the American left -watching hopenchange turn to dust in their hands- absolutely couldn't resist going-after Clint Eastwood as 'senile', completely out-of-it, and worse for having the audacity to mock Dear Leader as the empty suit/chair he is at the RNC in Tampa... so could somebody please tell...
  • Surprise "gay marriage" move in Australia. Stalled in national Parliament

    09/03/2012 7:45:14 PM PDT · by massmike · 4 replies ^ | 09/03/2012 | n/a
    It appears that the pro-family forces have the upper hand in the "gay marriage" battle in Australia. But it's still very tenuous. As we've reported the "gay marriage" fight has reached Australia. A bill is before the National Parliament and was expected to be voted on last month. But it's been stalled by a combination of other pressing business and relentless pro-family lobbying (including activists sending our MassResistance booklet on "What same-sex 'marriage' has done to Massachusetts" to every member of Parliament). So right now, according to the Sydney Morning Herald: [The] bill to legalise same-sex marriage is before Federal...
  • Where are all the polls?

    09/03/2012 5:23:43 PM PDT · by Arthurio · 12 replies
    Where are all the polls? Compared to 4 years ago, the number of new polls are coming out at a trickle. Very few new polls have come out since the RNC, just trying to figure out why.
  • RJ's NFL Picks: Week One

    09/03/2012 3:49:27 PM PDT · by FL2012 · 5 replies
    BC Magazine ^ | September 3, 2012 | RJ Elliott
    Dallas at New York Giants 8:30 p.m. [Line: Giants by 3.5] Dallas last season: 8-8, no playoffs. New York Giants last season: 9-7, won NFC East, won Super Bowl. The Cowboys upgraded their offensive line with Mackenzy Bernadeau and Nate Livings at guard. At cornerback, they brought in Brandon Carr and drafted Morris Claiborne. QB Tony Romo should have a big year. ESPN's NFL experts pick them to finish 3rd in the NFC East this season. The Giants released Brandon Jacobs in the offseason, so Ahmad Bradshaw is now their top RB. They have three of the best defensive ends...
  • Exclusive convention livestream: RSVP to watch(Dem convention)

    09/03/2012 2:32:29 PM PDT · by matt04 · 5 replies
    Obama Campaing email
    You don't have to travel to Charlotte for the Democratic National Convention this week to be in on the action. The convention will have its own dedicated livestream hosted by Kal Penn. In addition to covering all the major events, the livestream will feature lots of exclusive content that you won't find on TV, including a special Q&A with the First Lady on Thursday. RSVP to watch -- and, if you have a question, you can submit it now. The convention in Charlotte will be the most open and accessible in history and, no matter where you are, you can...
  • NATIONAL EMPTY CHAIR DAY (photos from around country)

    09/03/2012 7:36:38 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 39 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | Sep 3, 2012 | William A. Jacobson
    National Empty Chair Day (photos from around country) Posted by William A. Jacobson Monday, September 3, 2012 at 12:10am Today is the impromptu National Empty Chair Day, which I covered on Saturday night when a reader alerted me to the idea. At the time there were about a half dozen tweets from @YouTooCongress, but little other attention. Through the efforts of Prof. Glenn Reynolds, Michael Patrick Leahy of, Michelle Malkin, Twitchy, and many others in the right blogosphere, National Empty Chair Day has spread far and wide in about 24 hours. A.F. Branco has created a logo (feel free...
  • Vanity: Can someone update us on Romney's Campaign $ vs Zero's?

    09/02/2012 2:35:43 PM PDT · by AdamBomb · 5 replies
    Vanity: Can someone update us on Romney's Campaign $ vs Zero's?