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  • Chevron May Be Forced To Leave Venezuela After Nearly 100 Years

    06/23/2019 3:09:57 PM PDT · by Libloather · 15 replies
    See BS local ^ | 6/19/19
    SAN RAMON (CBS SF / CNN) — Chevron’s nearly century-long relationship with Venezuela might not survive the Maduro regime’s fight with the United States. Not only is Venezuela’s infrastructure crumbling, but the OPEC member’s national oil company has been sanctioned by the Trump administration. Chevron, based in San Ramon and the last major US oil company still operating in Venezuela, could be forced to leave unless US officials extend sanctions waivers scheduled to expire on July 27. A Chevron exit would follow on the heels of other major American companies that have retreated from the chaos in Venezuela in recent...
  • William Hamilton, who said `God is Dead,’ dies at 87

    03/02/2012 9:13:07 AM PST · by NYer · 31 replies
    RNS ^ | March 1, 2012 | Nancy Haught
    PORTLAND, Ore. (RNS) William Hamilton, the retired theologian who declared in the 1960s that God was dead, died Tuesday (Feb. 28) in his downtown Portland apartment. He was 87. Hamilton said he'd been haunted by questions about God since he was a teenager. Years later, when his conclusion was published in the April 8, 1966, edition of Time Magazine, he found himself at the center of a theological storm. Time christened the new movement "radical theology," and Hamilton, one of its key figures, received death threats and inspired angry letters to the editor. He lost his endowed chair as...
  • The Coupon Whisperer: Learn From The Coupon Jedi Masters

    02/01/2011 4:27:18 PM PST · by PJ-Comix · 94 replies
    The Coupon Whisperer ^ | February 1, 2011 | PJ-Comix
    Hello Couponeers!Today we shall learn that you can NEVER stop learning about effective couponing. Just when you THINK you might know all there is to know about coupons, whole new previously undiscovered worlds can open up to you. And in the case of The Coupon Whisperer the world of PDS file coupons opened up for me last night.You see, I have been operating under the assumption that you can only print out only a couple of coupons of a particular type from the Web. In most cases that is true. However, as I learned last night there is a...
  • Colgate Accused of Stealing Thousand-Year-Old Toothpaste

    10/21/2010 10:47:10 AM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 22 replies
    Fox News (Orlando) ^ | Updated: Thursday, 21 Oct 2010, 11:18 AM EDT | (NewsCore)
    (NewsCore) - A legal dispute between the U.S. and India over a herbal toothpaste was leaving a bitter aftertaste between the two countries Thursday, with Colgate Palmolive accused of filing a bogus patent. Colgate, the world’s largest producer of toothpaste, patented a toothcleaning powder in the hope that it would take the multibillion-dollar Indian oral hygiene market by storm. However, Indian activists claim that the patent is bogus because the ingredients -- including clove oil, camphor, black pepper and spearmint -- have been used for the same purpose for hundreds, “if not thousands,” of years on the subcontinent.
  • Colgate Students Meet Iranian President

    10/04/2008 8:54:59 PM PDT · by markomalley · 236+ views
    Colgate Maroon News ^ | 10/3/2008 | Meaghan Haire
    It may come as no surprise that Colgate students are attending important events around the world -- at least until you learn of last week's excursion. On September 24th, a select group of Colgate International Relations majors and students had an outstanding opportunity presented to them. While the Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was in New York City for the United Nations General Assembly, 26 Colgate students and the Chair of the International Relations Department, Professor Fred Chernoff, were given the opportunity to attend an intimate gathering of students and professors from around the country to meet and ask questions of...
  • 2 NYC Men Plead Guilty in Fake-Toothpaste Caper

    08/22/2008 4:30:51 AM PDT · by Calpernia · 45 replies · 346+ views
    1010Wins ^ | Thursday, 21 August 2008
    Two New York City businessmen have pleaded guilty in a scheme to distribute more than 500,000 tubes of counterfeit toothpaste imported from China. Fifty-one-year-old Saifoulaye Diallo and 47-year-old Habib Bah each face up to 10 years in prison after entering their pleas Thursday in federal court in Brooklyn. Prosecutors say the fake Colgate toothpaste was shipped to discount stores across the United States. They say it had no fluoride and contained microorganisms that posed health threats, but no illnesses have been reported.
  • Tainted toothpaste found in Maryland

    06/16/2007 5:16:09 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 34 replies · 2,034+ views
    Washington Times Insider ^ | June 15, 2007 | Steve Hirsch
    Federal authorities have discovered at a Silver Spring, Md., discount store fake "Colgate" toothpaste contaminated with the same poisonous chemical that has been found in some Chinese toothpaste. Colgate's legitimate manufacturer, the Colgate-Palmolive Co., which is the world's largest toothpaste maker, yesterday warned that the counterfeit product, labeled as being manufactured in South Africa, was found in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania as well as in Silver Spring. Food and Drug Administration inspectors found the toothpaste containing diethylene glycol at the Dollar Power Store on 16th Street in Silver Spring. Diethylene glycol is a poison used in antifreeze and...
  • Toothpaste Labeled COLGATE Recalled in 4 States (Diethylene Glycol)

    06/13/2007 6:14:31 PM PDT · by Milwaukee_Guy · 76 replies · 3,551+ views
    FDA/AP/MSNBC ^ | Tuesday June 13 2007 | Milwaukee_Guy
    Five-ounce tubes of toothpaste labeled Colgate and sold in discount stores in four states are being recalled because they may contain a poisonous chemical, according to the importer. A Food and Drug Administration official, Doug Arbesfeld, confirmed that testing had found the chemical in a product with the Colgate label. But he said the agency is unsure if it is really Colgate or a counterfeit.
  • Toothpaste labeled Colgate recalled

    06/13/2007 5:04:30 PM PDT · by NRA2BFree · 137 replies · 3,831+ views ^ | 6/13/07 | AP
    <p>FDA tests found antifreeze chemical; agency unsure if items are counterfeit.</p> <p>Five-ounce tubes of toothpaste labeled Colgate and sold in discount stores in four states are being recalled because they may contain a poisonous chemical, according to the importer. A Food and Drug Administration official, Doug Arbesfeld, confirmed that testing had found the chemical in a product with the Colgate label. But he said the agency is unsure if it is really Colgate or a counterfeit.</p>
  • Cornell, Ithaca, Colgate designated gay-friendly

    08/01/2006 5:45:27 AM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 24 replies · 921+ views
    ©2006 Syracuse Online, LLC. All Rights Reserved. ^ | Tuesday, August 01, 2006 | By Rebecca James
    Syracuse University, along with Cornell University, Colgate University and Ithaca College, made the list of the 100 best campuses for LGBT students in a new book released today. While anti-gay rights efforts have gained traction in many places, particularly in opposition to gay marriage, college campuses are widely embracing efforts to support the gay community. To be considered for the guide, colleges had to be nominated by a current student. About 600 schools were in contention for the 100-best designation, said author Shane Windmeyer, who is the founder of Campus PrideNet, an online network that combats homophobia at colleges. Campuses...
  • Advice for Spring Break trip (ZOT!!! Girls laugh at me, cuz I'm a troll-school dropout.)

    03/07/2005 11:48:10 AM PST · by Yak breath · 77 replies · 2,520+ views
    Hal I. Tosis, as told to Reddy Kilozot
    Hello fellow conservatives I am a junior at the University of North Carolina and I am planning on going to Cancun for spring break. I would just like to have some good advice on how to avoid the evils of spring break while enjoying spring break. I know this is very hard to do as it will be tough to control myself as I see a hole bunch of hot girls walking around in their little bikinis drinking cornonas and margritias. The though of that makes me crazy. As a good conservative I have never kissed a girl and won’t...
  • Colgate professor in Iraq to research resistance groups

    01/27/2005 9:10:07 AM PST · by Pikamax · 12 replies · 478+ views
    Colgate ^ | 01/12/05 | Colgate
    Colgate professor in Iraq to research resistance groups Wednesday, January 12, 2005 Like many colleagues at Colgate, Victoria Fontan is spending her time between semesters hard at work. For the visiting assistant professor of peace studies, that means trekking halfway around the world and potentially putting herself in harm’s way. Fontan set out for Iraq at the end of December to study and to interview members of the country’s insurgent organizations. On the way to Baghdad, she conducted research in Beirut and Jordan before negotiating to be “embedded” in one of Iraq’s resistance groups. Fontan’s academic focus is on political...

    12/11/2004 11:18:19 PM PST · by neggy · 59 replies · 5,579+ views
    12/12/04 | Neggy
    Please see the press release below. Anyone worried about political correctness, private property rights, declining standards on college campuses - there are some odious things happening right now at Colgate. Visit our new website for the details you won't hear on campus! Please help us try to reverse the tide of PC stupidity at Colgate. Students & Alumni for Colgate, Inc. P.O. Box 30 Hamilton, NY 13346 NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, December 9, 2004 INFORMATION CONTACT: Christine Burtt, sa4c executive director 303.722.9958 ALUMNI PROTEST COERCIVE PROPERTY TAKINGS AT COLGATE UNIVERSITY Colgate Demands Sale of Greek...
  • Multiculturalism is key to diversity of all kinds - esp. intellectual (Colgate U. student whines)

    12/05/2004 4:28:18 PM PST · by mountaineer · 44 replies · 838+ views
    The Colgate Maroon (student newspaper) ^ | Dec. 3, 2005 | Tim Kim (class of '05)
    While I agree ... in that intellectual diversity is crucial at an educational institution, I disagree ... that multiculturalism would not enhance the quality of education at Colgate. Rather, I see multiculturalism as one of the most powerful vehicles to intellectual diversity. This belief is not speculative, but based on historical evidence of American society as well as Colgate University itself. While the diversity initiative is focused on the racial demographics at Colgate, conservatives have shifted the focus to intellectual diversity, drawing a line to separate it from racial diversity. However, what is intellectual diversity? Is it simply the distinction...
  • Colgate Kicks Out Fraternity for Hazing (for reading poetry to hazees?!)

    11/21/2003 6:39:41 AM PST · by shhrubbery! · 24 replies · 511+ views
    AP ^ | 11/21/03 | AP
    Colgate Kicks Out Fraternity for Hazing ASSOCIATED PRESS HAMILTON, N.Y. (AP) - Colgate University has kicked a fraternity off campus because of hazing new members, college officials said. The Kappa Delta Rho chapter house in Hamilton, 45 miles southeast of Syracuse, will be closed at the end of the semester. In the first reported incident, about 11 p.m. Sept. 24 off-campus in nearby Eaton, Madison County deputies reported finding a group of men in a field, some blindfolded and others reading poetry to them. College officials said it was preceded by underage drinking. Two weeks later, the university placed the...

    02/07/2003 7:43:38 AM PST · by Marysecretary · 12 replies · 266+ views
    Campus Announcements
    David Horowitz is speaking at Colgate University on February 11th at 7:00 in the Hall of Presidents (Student Union Building next to Taylor Lake on Rt. 12B/Broad Street). Freepers in the area may be interested in hearing what he has to say and to support his presence there. College Republicans are bringing him to campus.
  • World's Second 'Cloned' Baby Is Born, UFO Cult Says (Oops She did it again!!)

    01/04/2003 8:31:11 PM PST · by ConservativeMan55 · 44 replies · 498+ views
    The Washington Post. ^ | January 4th, 2003 | Brigitte Boiseller
    She's cloned another baby...developing on Drudge..breaking...developing...breaking... AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - A UFO cult said on Saturday the world's second cloned baby had been born to a Dutch lesbian, but cloning experts swiftly dismissed the claim as a baseless stunt. "A baby girl was born yesterday evening. The baby is healthy and the mother too," Bart Overvliet, head of the Raelian movement's Dutch branch, told Reuters by telephone.