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  • Fury at £1m taxpayer-funded film showing Thatcher as has-been with dementia

    11/26/2010 9:24:38 PM PST · by naturalman1975 · 17 replies
    Daily Mail (UK) ^ | 27th November 2010 | Gerri Peev
    Tory MPs were furious yesterday after a film depicting Baroness Thatcher as a has-been with dementia was given a £1million taxpayer-funded grant. The Film Council handed out the cash in what some see as a final insult to the Government days before ministers reveal how the quango will be wound down. Conservative MPs hit out at the use of taxpayers’ funds for what appears to be a political hatchet job. The former Tory Prime Minister, now 85, is portrayed as stricken with dementia and full of regret over what many believe were courageous political decisions. She is also shown speaking...
  • Hazing Arizona

    05/17/2010 4:20:27 AM PDT · by Scanian · 29 replies · 801+ views
    Ny Post ^ | May 17, 2010 | Editorial
    It's easy for New York politicians to pronounce against Arizona's new illegal-alien law. They're 2,000 miles away from the socially corrosive consequences of a failed economy -- and a raging, narcotics-fueled border war that has already claimed some 23,000 lives. But just imagine how sanguine they'd be if a half-million poverty-wracked economic refugees flooded the city from Canada -- or, maybe more to the point, from New Jersey. And if the federal government refused to enforce existing immigration laws. Not very, we imagine. So they blithely call for anti-Arizona boycotts and divestment. And ugly allusions to South African apartheid roll...
  • Crocodile hunter was victim of 'voyeuristic wildlife TV'

    09/04/2006 10:25:18 AM PDT · by veronica · 159 replies · 3,738+ views
    This is London ^ | 09-04-06 | Staff
    stingray barb through the chest - was a victim of 'voyeuristic wildlife TV', fellow experts said today. As tributes poured in for the quirky 44-year-old, survival expert Ray Mears said his death was a "sobering lesson". Mears said the Australian's death was a tragedy and his heart went out to his family. But he added that it proved "some things in nature should be left alone". He said: "He clearly took a lot of risks and television encouraged him to do that. "It's a shame that television audiences need that to be attracted to wildlife. "Dangerous animals, you leave them...
  • Sen. Clinton visits Watervliet Arsenal [Rumsfeld 'went to war on the cheap']

    12/15/2004 1:52:20 PM PST · by johnny7 · 23 replies · 839+ views
    Capital News 9 ^ | 12/15/2004 3:47 PM | By: Bridget Blythe
    Colonel Olson knows first hand how important properly equipped vehicles can be when it comes to a soldier's survival. Olson said, "The doors work. They work real well."The doors Olson mentioned are armored doors that are installed on Humvees and other vehicles used by troops. At the Watervliet Arsenal, armor kits for those doors are assembled and shipped overseas. Olson said, "We need to do everything we can for this. We are here. We're working around the clock to make sure we can produce to our max-capacity for the doors." As a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, Senator...
  • CBS Showcases Broadside Against Limbaugh as Hitlerian Racist. (I See MORE Stupid People!!!!)

    10/07/2003 11:28:24 AM PDT · by .cnI redruM · 23 replies · 372+ views
    www.mrc.org ^ | 7 Oct 03 | Brent Baker
    CBS on Sunday gave air time to a broadside against Rush Limbaugh which impugned him as a racist afraid of anyone who is non-white doing well and suggested that Limbaugh’s “edgy” attitude is Hitlerian. On CBS’s Sunday Morning show Nancy Giles, identified as a “contributor” to the program, charged that Limbaugh lives in “a world where when anyone other than conservative, white men attempts to do anything or enter any profession, be it business, politics, art or sports, the only reason they're allowed entry or incredibly attain excellence is because the standard was lowered. Be they liberals, people of color,...
  • Democrat October Surprises - an archive thread

    10/01/2003 10:30:08 PM PDT · by Diddle E. Squat · 52 replies · 913+ views
    Freeper resourcefulness | 10/02/03 | I. Will Vanquishcarville
    The Democrats have a long and sordid history of launching last-minute cheap shot 'October Surprises' right before elections. I'm hoping that we can use this thread to develop a comprehensive list of all of their 'October Surprises', so that we can not only confront them with it each time they try this garbage, but more importantly remind and educate the general public about how this is an unscrupulous cornerstone of Democrat election strategy. Most people have no idea how much of a pattern there is of this. Of course we have Arnold, and we remember the Bush DWI. Wasn't that...