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  • Tennessee Senator Bob Corker Not Concerned With Vetting of 10,000 Syrian Refugees Coming to the U.S.

    10/29/2015 11:46:08 AM PDT · by don-o · 50 replies
    Breitbart ^ | October 29, 2015 | Michael Patrick Leahy
    Senator Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN) 48% says he’s not concerned with the vetting of the 10,000 Syrian refugees coming to the United States. “Are you concerned with the refugees coming here in the next 12 months? Are you concerned about the vetting process?” talk show host Dan Mandis asked Corker on Nashville’s WWTN radio Wednesday. “Well, I’m not, because we are going to vet them,” Corker said. Corker’s claims that the 10,000 Syrian refugees the State Department plans to grant entry to the United States in Fiscal Year 2016 are being properly vetted is in direct conflict with FBI Director...
  • Pregnant woman dies after ovary removed by mistake [admitted for appendicitis]

    04/15/2014 3:33:15 AM PDT · by markomalley · 31 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 4/15/2014
    A pregnant woman with appendicitis died after a trainee surgeon mistakenly removed one of her healthy ovaries, a tribunal heard. Maria De Jesus, 32, underwent the operation at Queen's Hospital, Romford, Essex, after she was admitted with abdominal pains in October 2011. She died 19 days later after suffering a miscarriage. Dr Yahya Al-Abed admitted he made a number of errors during the procedure, including removing her right ovary instead of her appendix. Senior surgical consultant, Dr Babatunde Coker, is accused of failing in his role by not attending theatre to carry out the surgery himself or supervising the registrar....
  • LIVE THREAD: Obama Presser with Turkish PM (Noonish EDT)

    05/16/2013 8:53:58 AM PDT · by don-o · 310 replies
    The White House ^ | May 16, 2013
    Might as well, I guess.
  • U.S. Sen. Bob Corker wary on Cleveland, Tenn. postal service cuts

    08/08/2011 10:13:17 PM PDT · by Tennessee Nana · 16 replies
    ChattanoogaTimesFreePress ^ | August 9, 2011 | Dave Flessner
    CLEVELAND, Tenn. Eager to prevent the threatened closure of Clevelands downtown post office, Mayor Tom Rowland appealed Monday to U.S. Sen. Bob Corker to spare the Broad Street office. We sure could use your help, Rowland told Corker during a meeting with more than two dozen Cleveland business leaders. Corker listened politely but offered little encouragement about removing the post office from a list of 3,700 possible closings. Every time a tough decision has to be made, I cant be calling up and asking that the decision be reversed, he said. With the Postal Service running an $8 billion...
  • Iowa Football. MVP Coker Explodes in Insight Bowl!

    12/29/2010 7:12:26 AM PST · by stillafreemind · 24 replies · 6+ views
    Yahoo/AC ^ | Dec. 29th, 2010 | Sherry Tomfeld
    After news of Adam Robinson's suspension and the departures of Brandon Wegher and Jewel Hampton, the Iowa Hawkeyes were left with Marcus Coker for their RB. If this true freshman was nervous, he left it in the locker room. Marcus Coker showed up to play football and play he did.
  • Pemex Refinery Hit By Explosion In Northern Mexico

    09/07/2010 10:52:06 AM PDT · by thackney · 27 replies
    Dow Jones via Fox News ^ | 9/7/10 | Laurence Iliff
    An explosion Tuesday morning shook a refinery in Mexico, near the U.S. border, local media reported. The Cadereyta refinery, located in the state of Nuevo Leon, is owned by Mexican state oil company Petroleos Mexicanos, or Pemex. A Pemex press officer would only say that the company was gathering information and would issue a statement once it had more facts.
  • Is Obama 'faithfully executing' the laws?(Anybody guess the answer? Tick, Tick OK, time's up.

    07/08/2010 12:30:24 PM PDT · by bestintxas · 4 replies
    american thinker ^ | 7/8/10 | tom rowan
    Article II, Section 3 of the Constitution demands that a US President "shall take care that the laws be faithfully executed." Hence, the President is not only the Commander in Chief he is also the Chief Executive Officer and Chief Law Enforcement Officer. Obama has failed his duty to faithfully execute the nation's laws in breathtaking cases for purely political reasons. The New Black Panther voter intimidation case was ignored despite the overwhelming evidence of criminality caught on tape. Not since Democrats wore the white sheets of the KKK have voting rights been so openly violated. The only sanction Obama's...
  • Corker Says "More Modest" Immigration Bill Needed

    06/22/2007 7:54:27 AM PDT · by tennmountainman · 83 replies · 1,782+ views
    The ^ | 6/22/2007 | Unlisted
    Anticipating a cloture vote on the immigration bill on Tuesday, U.S. Senator Bob Corker (R-TN) today said he will be in opposition. He said, I plan to vote against cloture on the immigration bill, as I have already done twice during this debate. I believe a better approach would be a more modest bill that focuses on border security, employer identification, and putting systems in place that will put us in a position to actually enforce a new immigration policy. Sen. Lamar Alexander said he will also vote against cloture.
  • Coker out as Miami coach

    11/24/2006 10:43:17 AM PST · by darkangel82 · 15 replies · 382+ views
    Yahoo ^ | November 24 | Tim Reynolds
    CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) -- Larry Coker's tumultuous and disappointing season at Miami ended with his dismissal as head coach. Coker was fired Friday, a move that was expected for weeks. It came one day after the Hurricanes finished a 6-6 regular season by beating Boston College, snapping a four-game losing streak and becoming bowl-eligible. Coker will coach the team in a bowl game, if Miami is invited, athletic director Paul Dee said. "I'd like to certainly end on a positive note," Coker said. After the game, he said he expected to remain at Miami "a long time." But less...
  • Jindal (R) Pulls into Lead in Louisiana Gubernatorial Primary Poll

    10/02/2003 6:29:59 AM PDT · by Theodore R. · 3 replies · 243+ views
    Shreveport, LA, Times ^ | 10-02-03 | Hill, John, Morgan, Robert, and Hasten, Mike
    <p>BATON ROUGE - Republican Bobby Jindal, R-Baton Rouge, increases his lead, and there's a statistical tie for second place between Democrats Kathleen Blanco of Lafayette and Richard Ieyoub of Lake Charles in the Louisiana gubernatorial race, according to The Times/Louisiana Gannett poll.</p>