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  • On TCM Wednesday: Ronald Reagan in "Storm Warning" and "The Winning Team"

    04/02/2012 4:43:51 PM PDT · by opineapple · 4 replies
    "Storm Warning" April 4, 2012 at 10:00 pm Starring Ronald Reagan, Ginger Rogers, and Doris Day Drama/1951 A county prosecutor saves a model who knows her sister's brother is a Ku Klux Klan killer. tcm.com "The Winning Team" April 4, 2012 at 11:45 pm Starring Ronald Reagan, Doris Day, and Frank Lovejoy Biography/1952 Grover Cleveland Alexander becomes one of baseball's greatest pitchers, with his wife's support. tcm.com
  • Will Adele sing the next James Bond theme?

    04/02/2012 4:27:12 PM PDT · by Perdogg · 21 replies
    Rumors have been floating for quite some time that Adele will record the theme song for the next James Bond movie, "Skyfall" (out in theaters Nov. 9). Now the Grammy-winning singer has all but confirmed this, as she recently revealed in an interview that she'll have a new single out by year's end — but we'll have to wait awhile longer for a full album.
  • Bush Sr. Endorsed Romney. But Where Is George W. Bush? Romney Needs His Endorsement Quickly, Right?

    04/02/2012 4:08:21 PM PDT · by Laissez-faire capitalist · 30 replies
    4/2/2012 | Laissez-faire Capitalist
    So many (Ryan, Rubio, GHWB, etc) have come forward recently to endorse Romney to be the standard-bearer for the GOP. But curiously missing is GWB... Secondly, Bill Clinton has said very recently that he will soon hold fund-raisers and even stump? for Obama. So where is 43 at - and very recently at that? Pro-Romney forces have said that it is time to quickly rally around the front-runner (Romney). If so, then what better way than for perhaps Romney, Ryan, Rubio, etc, to get or seek Bush 43 to quickly endorse Romney, stump for him and hold fund-raisers for Romney?...
  • Marbury v. Madison and the Supremes

    04/02/2012 3:36:22 PM PDT · by MsLady · 40 replies
    Marbury v. Madison | April, 02, 2012 | MsLady
    I've been talking to some people on fb and someone mentioned Marbury v. Madison. I know nothing about it. But, what I'm hearing is this. Marbury v. Madison was a huge fight where the concept of judicial review was established for the first time. Jefferson and Madison were apoplectic at the thought that the Supreme Court could be able to strike down laws as unconstitutional. So is this what Obama is going to try to use? It doesn't make sense to me. If the Supremes can't strike down an unconstitutional law, what good are they? They can't keep a run...
  • For dog lovers and other humans

    04/02/2012 3:08:31 PM PDT · by sodpoodle · 12 replies
    unknown ^ | 4/2/2012 | email
    This is a little long, but I hope you do take the time to watch it. You will not be disappointed. Extraordinary! Florida Keys - You've Got to Watch! Wait'll you see this! The captioned language is Croatian a southern Slavic language very similar to Slovak. Croatia was once a part of Yugoslavia. Notice: Made in FL Keys, Oceanography Institute. How they ever made this film will stay a secret, it just seems unbelieveable...
  • Where is La Raza? Why haven't they defended one of "The Race"?

    04/02/2012 2:20:08 PM PDT · by rawcatslyentist · 21 replies
    mybrain | today | self
    Where is La Raza? Why haven't they defended one of "The Race"?
  • Did Calderone just lecture us about gun control? Press conference.

    04/02/2012 11:33:04 AM PDT · by Winstons Julia · 16 replies
    vanity
    Obama saying we have to make efforts to stop gun trafficking.
  • Selling in NJ buying in PA...Bucks county

    04/02/2012 6:49:39 AM PDT · by mikelets456 · 40 replies
    Me ^ | 4/2/2012 | Me
    Okay, I am selling my house in NJ because the property taxes, income taxes and insurance are out of control. Overall we'll be saving $6000-$10000 per year if we move. My wife's drive to work will be about the same my drive will be 10 minutes further. The main reason wanting to leave NJ are for the obvious reasons as I think this state will never change and possibly continue its downward spiral. Anyone that lives in PA that lived in NJ...is there anything to warn me of? Am I going from the frying pan to the frying pan or...
  • "Game of Thrones" Season 2 thread - 9pm EDT HBO

    04/01/2012 5:32:00 PM PDT · by Perdogg · 26 replies
    "Game of Thrones" Season 2 thread - 9pm EDT HBO. Season 2 begins tonight at 9pm EDT with a reprise at 10pm EDT on HBO.
  • "The Big Broadcast" Sunday 4/1 7-11pm est Live

    04/01/2012 1:41:31 PM PDT · by Vision · 24 replies
    WAMU ^ | 4/1/12 | Ed Walker
    Friends, it's Sunday night again. Warm up the tubes for another 4 hours of classic radio programs... Listen Live Info
  • (Vanity) The Socialists Have Their Own News Network

    04/01/2012 7:26:09 AM PDT · by ConservativeMan55 · 30 replies
    As I'm flipping through the channels this morning I passed by MSNBC.. This picture was in the corner. Now compare that to this..... This show appears to be called "Wi the people" OUTRAGEOUS!
  • Saw Three Dog Night tonight.

    03/31/2012 8:47:07 PM PDT · by Lazlo in PA · 113 replies
    03-31-12 | Self
    I saw Three Dog Night tonight and they were AWESOME. Those old timers can still rock. I just wish they did Eli. They did not.
  • U.S. To Assume Presidency of U.N. Sec. Council April 1.

    03/31/2012 7:46:08 PM PDT · by rockinqsranch · 18 replies
    Council on Foreign Relations ^ | March 31, 2012 | None Noted
    No story, just the announcement at the link that tomorrow April first the United States takes the Presidency of the United Nations Security Council.
  • Pro Stock legend Bill 'Grumpy' Jenkins dies

    03/31/2012 4:52:47 PM PDT · by Doogle · 24 replies
    NHRA ^ | 03/29/12 | John Jodauga
    NHRA Pro Stock icon Bill "Grumpy" Jenkins, a master of the internal combustion engine and a legend among the Chevrolet faithful, died March 29. He was 81. Jenkins, voted No. 8 among NHRA Drag Racing's greatest racers in a 2001 experts poll, scored just 13 NHRA national event wins but earned his well-deserved spot in drag racing's top 10 because no other individual has contributed more to the advancement of normally aspirated engines for drag racing competition than the legendary "Grump." “Everyone at NHRA is saddened by the passing of Bill ‘Grumpy’ Jenkins, not only a pioneer in the sport,...
  • Survey gets a grip on dark energy (the BOSS project - Baryon Oscillation Spectroscopic Survey)

    03/31/2012 3:07:36 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 20 replies
    BBC News ^ | 3/30/12 | Jonathan Amos
    Astronomers have measured the precise distance to over a quarter of a million galaxies to gain new insights into a key period in cosmic history. The 3D map of the sky allows scientists to probe the time six billion years ago when dark energy became the dominant influence on the Universe's expansion. No-one knows the true nature of this repulsive force, but the exquisite data in the international BOSS survey will help test various theories. The analysis appears in six papers. These have all been posted on the arXiv preprint server. "This is an incredibly exciting time to be working...
  • Holy cr@p! This zombie attack bike is powered by a chainsaw

    03/31/2012 10:57:19 AM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 54 replies
    IO9 ^ | March 10, 2012 | Robert T. Gonzalez
    Holy cr@p! This zombie attack bike is powered by a chainsaw I'm sorry, did you think I meant a chainsaw motor? I suppose that's understandable (after all, two-stroke chainsaw engines are often used to convert bicycles into rear-wheel-drive motorbikes), but I didn't say chainsaw motor, did I? I said chainsaw. Because whoever pieced together this unholy death machine has clearly left the power source attached to a number of other components. They've even opted for a FWD conversion so that the saw's guide blade and cutting chain could be front-mounted. 100% terrifying, 100% brilliant. Perfect for plowing through hordes of...
  • Who is buried in the Hoover Dam?

    03/31/2012 10:24:17 AM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 41 replies
    IO9 ^ | March 16, 2012 | Keith Veronese
    Who is buried in the Hoover Dam? The Hoover Dam is one of the most phenomenal structures in modern history. This 1244 feet long, 660 feet thick, and 726 feet high concrete behemoth holds back so much water that it deformed the earth's crust and caused 600 small earthquakes in the decade after its construction. Over 100 workers died constructing the Hoover Dam — and legend has it, some of them are buried within its concrete facade. Is there anything to these rumors? An enormous number of deaths - Over 100 people died in the construction of the Hoover Dam....
  • Debating Healthcare

    03/31/2012 9:12:47 AM PDT · by Advocatus Sancti Sepulchri · 12 replies
    When debating health care I think the left is relentlessly pursuing government intervention until ultimately it controls all aspects, but those of us opposed to socializing it fail in the sense that we don't comprehensively define our position or instead actively rally to restore a free market. What we need is to look at the cumulative effect of the HMO Act of 73 of the government creating HMOs, EMTALA forcing hospitals to treat anyone that walks into an emergency room, massive entitlements like Medicare and Medicaid, and other programs like SCHIP on health care..there seems to be a hole here....
  • Kennedy Space Center

    03/31/2012 8:22:57 AM PDT · by M.K. Borders · 6 replies
    31 March 2012 | M.K.Borders
    Does anyone have info about the Kennedy Space Center being closed down?
  • Marc Faber: Continuing Financial Crisis Must Be Endured

    03/31/2012 7:51:21 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 15 replies
    Seeking Alpha ^ | 03/26/12 | Ed Bace
    Marc Faber: Continuing Financial Crisis Must Be Endured March 26, 2012 | 21 commentsby: CFA Institute | includes: DIA, IVV, QQQ, SPY, VTI By Ed Bace, CFA Marc Faber, editor of “The Gloom, Boom and Doom Report,” kicked off the CFA Institute Middle East Investment Conference by quoting Ernest Hemingway who said, “The first panacea for a mismanaged nation is inflation of the currency; the second is war. Both bring a temporary prosperity; both bring permanent ruin.” On this downcast note, Faber attacked short-term Keynesian spending and reviewed the implications for investors of the accelerating shift of world economic and...
  • FReeper Weekly Recipe Thread(March 31, 2012)

    03/31/2012 7:09:21 AM PDT · by libertarian27 · 32 replies
    FreeRepublic Cooks | March 31, 2012 | libertarian27
    Welcome to the 17th installment of the FReeper Weekly Recipe Thread for 2012. Looking for something new to make or made something new that came out great? Please share a 'tried-and-true' recipe or seven- for fellow FReepers to add to their 'go-to' Recipe Stack of Family Favorites! Here's the place to share and explore your latest and greatest favorite recipe. (All 2011 FReeper Recipes are on my profile page as an Online Cookbook Thread Link)
  • Bizarre "King of Wasps" Found in Indonesia

    03/31/2012 4:27:39 AM PDT · by JoeProBono · 28 replies
    nationalgeographic ^ | March 27, 2012 | Dave Mosher
    A new species of giant, venomous wasp has been found on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi (map), scientists say. The two-inch-long (five-centimeter-long) black insects are shrouded in mystery—all of the wasp specimens caught so far have been dead. "I'm not certain any researcher has ever seen one alive, but they are very bizarre-looking," said study co-author Lynn Kimsey, an entomologist at the University of California, Davis, who co-discovered the insect. "It's the extreme version of the [larrine wasp] subfamily they belong to." Larrine wasps typically dig nests for their eggs and larvae in open, sandy areas. The adults grow no...
  • Did anybody win that Mega Lottery?

    03/30/2012 8:42:35 PM PDT · by Dallas59 · 97 replies
    3/30/2012 | Me
    I'm tired of waiting 10 minutes in line at the gas station just to buy cigarettes.
  • (FReep Poll) Which Science Fictional Scenario Is Most Likely to Happen in Your Lifetime?

    03/30/2012 7:45:41 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 70 replies
    IO9 ^ | Mar 28, 2012 | By Charlie Jane Anders
    Which Science Fictional Scenario Is Most Likely to Happen in Your Lifetime? Science fiction is full of fantastic and horrifying scenarios, many of which seem like they could come true any time. But which of them is really going to materialize — and which is most likely to happen in your lifetime? Vote in our poll for the science fictional scenario that you're most likely to live to witness for yourself: Which Science Fictional Scenario Is Most Likely to Happen in Your Lifetime? Global Pandemic Moonbase World War III/Nuclear Apocalypse Suspended Animation The Singularity Something Else (See Comments) Martian Colony...
  • Will Trayvon's father be a witness for George Zimmerman's defense?

    03/30/2012 6:34:55 PM PDT · by Krankor · 21 replies
    Shine ^ | 3/30/2012 | Krankor
    According to my understanding of Florida law, an individual only has to reasonably believe his life is in danger in order to use deadly force. Well, remember the screams of terror in the background of the 911 tapes? The screams just don't last a few seconds- they go on and on for quite a while. They are the epitome of a man who is in sheer terror of losing his life. In fact, this is what Trayvon's own father Tracy told Anderson Cooper: "He was afraid for his life," says his father, "He saw his death coming. He saw his...
  • Richard Branson headed to 'center of Earth'

    03/30/2012 4:43:06 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 13 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 3/30/12 | AFP
    British billionaire Richard Branson may have lost his race to the bottom of the ocean, but not his sense of humor, declaring Friday a faux plan to top his adventure rivals by voyaging to the center of the Earth. The impossible journey was announced, tongue jammed in cheek, with the seriousness of a real campaign. "Sir Richard Branson to launch journeys to the center of the Earth through Virgin Volcanic" the website virginvolcanic.com claims. An early clue that this is a joke is that a press release from Branson's PR people cannot be published until April 1. The announcement comes...
  • 1 dead, 5 wounded in Gresham store shooting: 'There were young men scattered everywhere'

    03/30/2012 3:38:51 PM PDT · by traumer · 27 replies
    The Rev. Londale McNeal had just left his church in the Gresham neighborhood and was driving down the block when he heard gunfire, 10 maybe 12 shots. From his rearview mirror, McNeal saw two young men in hooded sweatshirts rush out of a convenience store and jump into a gray SUV and speed off. He turned back to the store and ran inside. "There were young men scattered everywhere," he said. "Some of them were screaming. . .You could see the wounds." McNeal said he called for ambulances. He recognized the victims as young men from the neighborhood who he...
  • Flight Crew Calls Police Due To 2 Unruly Children On Skywest Plane From Long Beach

    03/30/2012 8:33:51 AM PDT · by traumer · 32 replies
    LONG BEACH (CBS) — A Skywest crew radioed authorities Tuesday when two children refused to fasten their seat belts on a flight from Long Beach to Portland, Ore. Officers with the Port of Portland Police Department were called to meet the Skywest-operated Alaska Airlines plane when it landed at Portland International Airport at 7:20 p.m., Alaska spokeswoman Marianne Lindsey told CBS2. “During the flight, the children became disruptive and wouldn’t stay in their seats and wouldn’t fasten their seat belts, which is against federal regulations,” she said in a statement. It was unknown if they were seated at the time...
  • Three monkeys on the loose in Fla.

    03/30/2012 8:17:35 AM PDT · by JoeProBono · 31 replies
    upi ^ | March. 29, 2012
    BRONSON, Fla., -- Sheriff's deputies in Florida are searching for three monkeys who've been spotted roaming near Williston, Fla. The Levy County Sheriff's Office said residents in the area of County Road 318/335 reported seeing three monkeys Thursday and deputies searched the area but were unable to locate the animals. Deputies, however, did discover a fence post with scratches believed to have been left by the monkeys and some hair that seems to have been shed by the animals. Residents said the monkeys had discovered pet food in their carports and left huge messes. The sheriff's office said Florida Fish...
  • Obama won’t buy Mega Millions ticket, White House says

    03/30/2012 6:38:20 AM PDT · by varyouga · 63 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 3/29/2012 | Olivier Knox
    President Barack Obama won't be joining the throngs of Americans lining up to buy a Mega Millions ticket, the White House said Thursday as the multi-state lottery's jackpot hit a record estimated $540 million jackpot ($389.8 million if you take the cash option). But "I'm going to run out and buy one," press secretary Jay Carney lightheartedly told reporters as he wrapped up his daily briefing. Earlier, at a deli a few blocks from the White House, customers lined up six deep to trade their greenbacks for the salmon-pink tickets, some of which bear the mention "D.C. Lottery Commemorative Ticket"...
  • TSA Manager Arrested for Running Prostitution Ring

    03/30/2012 5:47:24 AM PDT · by patriot08 · 13 replies
    My Fox DC. com ^ | March 29, 2012 | John Henrehan
    SILVER SPRING, Md. - A manager at the Transportation Security Administration has lost his job after being arrested on prostitution-related charges. According to court documents, the agency had received a complaint of "very similar" activities back in 2009. Bryant Jermaine Livingston, 39, was arrested while on the job as a supervisor of TSA agents at Dulles International Airport. According to charging documents, on February 15th, Livingston used cash to rent a room at the Crowne Plaza Hotel on Georgia Ave. in Silver Spring, Md. The hotel manager recognized Livingston as a previous customer who, on earlier occasions had "groups of...
  • Tacocopter Would Deliver Tacos Via Unmanned Drone

    03/30/2012 12:17:55 AM PDT · by Lmo56 · 11 replies
    ksl.com ^ | 3/28/12 | Stephanie Grimes
    SALT LAKE CITY — The ability to have tacos delivered at their feet is an idea many people wouldn't hesitate to get behind — especially when the tacos are being delivered by a robot. The Tacocopter — an unmanned drone helicopter that gives customers tacos on demand — would without a doubt be wildly popular were it to exist throughout the nation. Taco-hungry Americans could order and pay for tacos on their smartphones, which would supply GPS coordinates to the drone. Once ordered, the tacos would be delivered as long as the customer remained in the ordering location.
  • False Advertising? The Governor’s ‘Millionaire’ Tax’

    03/29/2012 8:30:44 PM PDT · by cakid1 · 3 replies
    cbs47 ^ | 3-29-12 | cakid1
    False Advertising? The Governor’s ‘Millionaire’ Tax’ Part of the Governor Jerry Brown’s new push for higher taxes this November will reportedly include the slogan ‘ Millionaires’ Tax.’ But some wonder if that’s accurate. In fact the Governor’s new plan raises taxes on everyone. His new approach calls for raising the state sales tax – for everyone – for four years. The second part calls for raising the income tax rate if you make $250,000 per year - for seven years. Will Millionaires pay more too? You bet. Will ‘Thousandaires’ pay more too? You bet. Will someone making $10,000 per year...
  • I will not do it!

    03/29/2012 5:02:14 PM PDT · by TexasSecede79366 · 153 replies
    But Rubio — a prominent Latino lawmaker with roots in the tea-party movement — offers Romney cover with conservatives who have been hesitant to support him. Screw you Rubio! I will not now or ever again hold my nose and vote for another liberal Republican. In matters of style, swim with the current; In matters of principle, stand like a rock. -- Thomas Jefferson
  • Meet the real-life Barbies: Internet craze sees teenagers turn themselves into freakish

    03/29/2012 3:59:31 PM PDT · by Nachum · 43 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 3/29/12 | Sadie Whitelocks
    Young girls are fast becoming internet sensations not because of their vocal skills or dance moves, but because they resemble living dolls. Staring doe-eyed at the camera, with cupids bow lips and a porcelain complexion Dakota Rose has been hailed a real-life Barbie. Known to her fans as Kota Koti, she has amassed a global audience with her YouTube fashion and beauty tutorials. In most of the videos she remains silent while subtitles provide the viewer with a step-by-step guide on how to apply cosmetics, style hair or dress fashionably.
  • Food Stamp Friday @ The Rose Supper Club, Montgomery AL

    03/29/2012 1:32:55 PM PDT · by TankerKC · 5 replies
    The Main Board ^ | Mar 29 2012 | The Main Board
    I'm told that this is no joke.
  • Jerry Lee Lewis, 76, marries for the seventh time wedding his cousin's ex-wife (trunc)

    03/29/2012 12:50:19 PM PDT · by Perdogg · 20 replies
    He has been married six times before but it seems that Jerry Lee Lewis hasn’t given up on love. The 76-year-old singer-songwriter married his seventh wife Judith Brown earlier this month. The Great Balls of Fire singer said I do with his caregiver in Mississippi on March 9.
  • WOLF: Obamacare’s inescapable death march

    03/29/2012 1:00:17 AM PDT · by waus · 7 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | 3-29-12 | waus
    The die is cast: Obamacare will not survive. This is not a prediction of how the Supreme Court will rule on President Obama’s health care takeover, mind you. It’s the harsh reality that if Obamacare does not die a judicial or political death - or better yet, both - it will die an economic death, and if it does, it will take America down with it.
  • French village Pince to hand out chickens to cut waste

    03/28/2012 7:24:55 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 11 replies
    BBC News ^ | 3/28/12 | BBC
    French village has proposed giving two chickens to each household in order to cut down on organic waste. Officials in the village of Pince in north-western France say the chickens should each consume 150kg (330lb) of rubbish per year. It is hoped that as well as reducing waste, the chickens will help families save money by providing eggs. Those who express an interest will receive their chickens in September, officials say. "To begin with it was a joke, but then we realised it was a very good idea," mayor of Pince Lydie Pasteau told France 3 TV. "It will also...
  • John Edwards' mistress furious over claims disgraced senator was one of Manhattan Madam's clients

    03/28/2012 2:05:17 PM PDT · by C19fan · 44 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | March 28, 2012 | Rachel Quigley
    What goes around comes around. And if claims that disgraced senator John Edwards was a client of 'Manhattan Madam' Anna Gristina are true, then his mistress Rielle Hunter just got a taste of her own medicine. .................................................... A source told the National Enquirer: 'The news reports hit Rielle like a ton of bricks. She's been trying to have a second child with John - and now this. It's caused a major blowout!'
  • Extreme BASE jumper and wingsuit pilot(Video)

    Extreme BASE jumper and wingsuit pilot, Jeb Corliss, has created a new video of his exhilarating wingsuit flight called Grinding the Crack using multiple cameras for the ultimate viewing experience. His top speed in this particular flight was an amazing 122 mph.
  • Freep a Poll! (Fox. What should happen if SC overturns individual mandate?)

    03/28/2012 12:52:48 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 18 replies
    foxnews.com ^ | 3-28-12 | Fox News.
    What should happen to the rest of the health care overhaul if the individual mandate is struck down? The whole law should be invalidated. And let us never return to health care reform again The whole law should be invalidated. But Congress should craft a better law to replace it The rest of the law should stand as is Only the parts most closely tied to the mandate should go
  • Drudge Offline?

    03/28/2012 9:39:56 AM PDT · by Chickensoup · 24 replies
    3.28.12 | chickensoup
    Is Drudge offline?
  • Q: What if guns get designated as destructive force under the healthcare law? (vanity)

    03/28/2012 9:24:50 AM PDT · by indianyogi · 42 replies
    If we can be compelled to buy health insurance, can we be compelled to give up or not be able to buy guns?
  • Graphics: Reagan v Obama

    03/28/2012 7:20:43 AM PDT · by opineapple · 4 replies
  • Conroe man survives after 30 hours in the Gulf

    03/28/2012 6:54:52 AM PDT · by eastforker · 2 replies
    click2Houston ^ | 3/28/2012 | click2houston
    MATAGORTA BAY, Matagorda County - For hours after their boat sank, Ken Henderson and Ed Coen treaded water in the Gulf of Mexico, talking about life and death while struggling to survive. For more than 30 hours, it worked. Then Henderson was forced to make a decision that would save his life, but not his best friend's. "This is the last-ditch effort, but I'm going to go for help or you're not going to make it," Henderson told Coen, just before cutting the strap that connected them in the deep, cold waters off the Texas coast. "I understand," Coen responded,...
  • Anita And The Wolves

    03/28/2012 5:15:26 AM PDT · by navysealdad · 3 replies
    Anita had not been in Polar Zoo in about 2 months. When she returned the chance to film her first meeting in a long time with the wolves she spent a long time socializing from 16th of May 2008.
  • 'Game Of Thrones' Season 2 Trailer: What's Your House Allegiance? [VIDEO]

    03/27/2012 7:00:53 PM PDT · by Perdogg · 29 replies
    With less than a week to go before the two-hour premiere of Season Two of "Game of Thrones" on Sunday, HBO is taking a leaf out of Harry Potter's book and asking fans to "pledge their allegiance" to one of five choices in the battles ahead. Are you a Greyjoy, a Stark, a Lannister, a Baratheon or a Targaryen? With only five days to go before the Season Two premiere of political fantasy epic "Game of Thrones," HBO has aired five new TV spots asking viewers to "pledge their allegiance" to one of the five houses. Watch them all here,...
  • Sinise giving back to Virginia hero at M'ville

    03/27/2012 6:34:15 PM PDT · by deoetdoctrinae · 10 replies
    nascar.com ^ | March 27, 2012 | Joe Menzer
    These smart homes that we're building are specifically designed to fit the needs of these wounded warriors. ... So we're going to build J.B. one of these homes, and obviously we have to have the money to do that. My part of the partnership here is raising awareness and funds, and I do that partially through a concert in the town or city that the wounded warrior is from and wants to live in. So we'll be coming to Martinsville the night before the race and doing a concert at the high school, which was one of the biggest places...
  • Abortionist accused of cannibalism caught illegally dumping abortion records

    03/27/2012 11:29:37 AM PDT · by Morgana · 16 replies
    Life Site News ^ | 3/27/2012 | Editors
    Overland Park, Kansas, March 27, 2012 (LifeSiteNews.com) — On a tip from a local woman, the Kansas City Star has recovered over 1,000 abortion medical records from 2001-2002 that were illegally dumped in a public recycling bin by the discredited abortionist Krishna Rajanna, who was infamously accused of engaging in cannibalism by a former staff member. The files contained names, addresses and other sensitive information about abortion patients at Rajanna’s now-closed Affordable Medical Center. The newspaper has since turned the documents over to the Kansas State Board of Healing Arts. The documents could be used as evidence in a possible...