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  • Abortion Quotes from Pro-Choice Sources

    12/05/2004 6:30:50 AM PST · by Diago · 14 replies · 3,683+ views
    Abortion Quotes from Pro-Choice Sources From "Abortion at Work: Ideology and Practice in a Feminist Clinic" by Wendy Simonds. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 1996 included a chapter on how to repel abortion protestors or "antis"): Quotes from clinic employees: "You're going from dealing with people to dealing with what most people here at the Center consider a real hurdle, to do sterile room, because you have to deal with the actual abortion tissue. And for some people, that's really hard. They can be abstractly in favor of abortion rights, but they sure don't want to see what an eighteen-week...
  • The Oris party thread was an experiment (ZOT!!! Kids, don't play on pylons.)

    12/02/2004 5:24:48 PM PST · by wwalk841 · 19 replies · 473+ views
    For those of you who thpought the Oris thread was true, it was not. I was taking a survey for the Constitutionist party to see how people act with new third-partys.
  • Lawyers Meet in Kobe Bryant Civil Suit

    11/18/2004 3:43:56 AM PST · by Hawk44 · 3 replies · 418+ views
    Yahoo ^ | 11/17/2004 | Jon Sarche
    DENVER - Kobe Bryant's attorneys have identified about 125 potential witnesses to testify in the civil lawsuit filed against him by the woman who accused him of sexual assault, attorneys told a judge Wednesday. Attorneys for Bryant and the 20-year-old woman met in Denver federal court for the first time to map out a preliminary schedule for the case. They agreed on a tentative May deadline to complete the required exchange of evidence. No trial date is being contemplated for now, L. Lin Wood, an Atlanta attorney representing the woman, said after the brief hearing before U.S. District Judge Richard...
  • Specter Starts His Pro-Abortion Campaign

    11/07/2004 10:12:16 AM PST · by vannrox · 26 replies · 1,421+ views
    Gleeful Extremist ^ | 11-4-4 | Editorial Staff
    Even after Pennsylvania's other senator, Catholic and self-described pro-life senator Rick Santorum, endorsed pro-abortion Arlen Specter in the primary instead of a pro-life challenger -- which Santorum said he did because only Specter could win the actual election, thus ensuring a GOP majority in the Senate and more pro-life judges ... Even after the President used his political capital to get Specter elected -- which Specter repaid by not campaigning at all for Bush and not exactly crying for justice when Kerry/Specter for Working Families signs showed up in SE Pennsylvania ... Even after pro-life workers spent countless hours campaigning...
  • Pantsless Con Man Pretends To Be Locked Out

    10/15/2004 12:25:29 AM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 12 replies · 458+ views
    http://www.wkmg.com ^ | October 14, 2004 | http://www.wkmg.com
    Pantsless Con Man Pretends To Be Locked Out POSTED: 7:32 am EDT October 14, 2004 CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- Police in North Carolina hope to catch a con man with his pants down. SURVEY If someone came to your home and said they had been locked out without their clothes, what would you do? Let them in Leave them outside, but hand them a phone to use Ask them to leave my home Tell them to wait outside and call police Other Results | Disclaimer Authorities in Chapel Hill warn there's a guy exposing himself to women at an apartment...
  • Con-Man versus Class Act

    10/11/2004 10:28:53 AM PDT · by HawaiianGecko · 9 replies · 1,212+ views
    GeorgeWBush.Com ^ | 11-Oct-2004 | HawaiianGecko
    Has anyone noticed that Kerry seems to brag about having four retired Generals that endorse him?  It's kind of like his endorsement from anonymous foreign leaders.  There is a psychosis about John Kerry that makes him always try to look better by claiming that people better than Kerry approve of him.  He is truly NOT a man that is confident in his abilities. If you think about it, he is NOT a self made man.  At least not in the way that Americans believe a self made man is constructed.  Kerry's wealth comes from marriage into vast sums of money. ...
  • "When pigs fly" CARTOON featuring John Edwards stoopid remark.

    09/08/2004 5:12:22 PM PDT · by IPWGOP · 12 replies · 2,066+ views
    IowaPresidentialWatch.com ^ | 9/8/2004 | IPWGOP
    Sept. 8, 2004... "Now John Kerry and I believe that fighting terrorism, keeping the American people safe from terrorism, keeping the American people safe, period, is not a Republican issue or a Democratic issue. What we believe it is is an American issue," said vice presidential candidate John Edwards. puh-leeeeeez!!  email-able, copyright-ready cartoon you can use in emails, on blogs, in flyers, on posters... anything that's noncommercial:  
  • Continental Air to cut 425 jobs, warns on wages

    09/02/2004 1:13:42 PM PDT · by Willie Green · 4 replies · 402+ views
    Reuters ^ | Thu Sep 2, 2004 | Reuters
    For education and discussion only. Not for commercial use. NEW YORK, Sept 2 (Reuters) - Continental Airlines Inc. plans to eliminate about 425 management and clerical jobs, and wage cuts may be next if the revenue picture does not improve, the No. 5 U.S. carrier said on Thursday. The airline, which has been holding on-again, off-again contract talks with pilots since 2002, said the job cuts are its latest attempt to reduce its losses without asking for wage and benefit concessions from employees. "We continue to struggle to identify additional ways to lower our costs as continued losses jeopardize our...
  • The New Mexico Medicaid Scam

    04/06/2004 2:14:31 PM PDT · by Rogle · 4 replies · 645+ views
    Self
    To understand the great New Mexico Medicaid scam one must realize this is an attempt to swindle the Federal Government and that there are three pieces to the puzzle. First there is NMSB 385 that establishes a bed tax of six percent of the gross revenues from all nursing homes, intermediate care facilities, and treatment centers. That amount is currently estimated to be $8.82 per bed per day. Second is NMSB 436 that establishes an income tax credit not to exceed ten dollars ($10) per day. Third is an Executive Branch decision or decree, which has not been determined, that...
  • Michael Moore to be on 'The Simpsons'

    11/12/2003 7:28:49 PM PST · by holy joe · 23 replies · 382+ views
    Cox.net ^ | 11/12/03 | UPI
    Documentary filmmaker and activist Michael Moore makes a special guest voice appearance on Fox's "The Simpsons." An Oscar winner for "Bowling For Columbine," Moore will appear on the episode, "The President Wore Pearls" Nov. 16. "Ever since Bart's class went to the box factory in Flint a number of years ago, I have hoped to make it on 'The Simpsons' one day," Moore said in a statement. "However they draw me is bound to be an improvement on the original thing." In the episode, Lisa decides to run for student body president, but is dismayed to discover she is running...
  • Scammers Preying on Soldiers' Families

    08/05/2003 12:34:15 PM PDT · by Bubba_Leroy · 2 replies · 216+ views
    NewsMax ^ | August 5, 2003 | Staff
    Tuesday August 5, 2003 3:22 p.m. EDTScammers Preying on Soldiers' Families Con artists in Colorado have some new tricks up their sleeves - preying on the worried families of our soldiers deployed overseas. These lowlife scammers have been posing as Army casualty notification officers while trying to fleece the households of our fighting men and women at their residences in Fort Collins. Maj. Joe Golden, rear detachment commander for the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, told the AP that those suspected of this heinous con called the families beforehand, and visited their homes dressed in Army uniforms. According to the...
  • Con artists apparently targeting soldiers' families, seeking information

    08/05/2003 8:36:33 AM PDT · by CFW · 5 replies · 148+ views
    AP via Boston Glob ^ | 8/5/03 | staff
    <p>FORT CARSON, Colo. (AP) People posing as Army casualty notification officers have contacted the families of five soldiers deployed to Iraq in an apparent fraud attempt.</p> <p>The suspects contacted the families by telephone and went to their doors in Army uniforms, said Maj. Joe Golden, rear detachment commander for the 3rd Brigade Combat Team.</p>
  • Dutchman Sold Pieces of the Moon

    01/29/2003 11:46:36 PM PST · by gd124 · 175+ views
    Yahoo! News ^ | Tue Jan 28,11:54 AM ET
    AMSTERDAM, Netherlands - For years, Rene Veenema says he made a small fortune selling real estate plots on the moon. Now he's in jail, on Earth. Veenema, 33, has been accused of fraud and forgery by prosecutors investigating complaints from clients who said they paid for, but never received, ownership certificates for their parcels of land in space, the daily Telegraaf newspaper reported Tuesday. Veenema, who goes on trial next month, was quoted as saying he made thousands of people happy before his business turned sour. He claims he sold plots for around 1,500 euros ($1,600) each through the U.S.-based...
  • Say No To Amendment 9 [Florida, "class-size"]

    11/02/2002 8:32:33 AM PST · by Ragtime Cowgirl · 7 replies · 347+ views
    Tampa Tribune ^ | Nov 3, 2002 | IRA J. PAUL
    Say No To Amendment 9By IRA J. PAUL Special for The Tampa TribunePublished: Nov 3, 2002Florida voters will have a chance Tuesday to vote on the latest silver-bullet proposal to fix public education, a constitutional amendment known as Amendment 9, which would limit the size of classes in our public schools. As a public school teacher with more than 25 years of experience in the Miami-Dade public school system, I am going to vote ``no.'' I would urge my colleagues in the profession and all citizens of this state who are concerned about the quality of public education in Florida...
  • No Conviction for Penis Con

    07/25/2002 11:53:34 PM PDT · by JediGirl · 12 replies · 245+ views
    news.com.au ^ | July 26, 2002
    A BANK manager who convinced female doctors to examine his penis in order to be aroused has walked from a Brisbane court without a criminal conviction. Brisbane Loans manager Craig Hilton Bell, 43, pleaded guilty to the sexual con he carried out for almost a decade. Bell, who was described as a "sad sexual misfit", was charged with 24 counts of sexual assault, one of attempted sexual assault, one count of making documents without authority, one count of uttering and one of fraud. The father of three admitted in the Brisbane District Court he sought out female doctors to examine...
  • The Saudi s Con Game

    06/22/2002 3:45:50 PM PDT · by vannrox · 9 replies · 327+ views
    National Review Online ^ | May 14, 2002, 8:45 a.m. | By Jerry Taylor
    May 14, 2002, 8:45 a.m.The Saudi’s Con GameWhat “special relationship”?By Jerry Taylor audi Crown Prince Abdullah's recent visit to the Bush ranch and the leaked Saudi threat of turning the oil weapon against America prompted politicians and pundits to worry about whether our "special relationship" with the House of Saud could survive the ongoing violence in the Middle East and about the catastrophic consequences that might accrue if it didn't. This "special relationship," however, is a self-serving fiction that has governed American foreign policy for far too long. In short, the Saudi regime has pursued a policy of economic...
  • When Art Becomes Inhuman - the CON of "Modern Art.

    06/17/2002 7:11:38 PM PDT · by vannrox · 2 replies · 656+ views
    The Art Renewal Center ^ | FR Post 6-17-02 | Editorial Staff
    Home > Articles > When Art Becomes Inhuman :: Page « 1 » Notice There are postmodernist works featured in this article that some may find disturbing. Our sole intention in including these works has been to illustrate the aesthetic and moral values championed by the contemporary art establishment. We do not endorse these self-proclaimed "artists". any of today’s avant-garde artists, I’ve decided, have modeled themselves on that well-known societal fixture, the snot-nosed teenager. Since the 1960s, the hippest modern art has aspired to exactly what every garden-variety 13-year-old brat aims for: maximum opportunities to shock, flout, insult, and...
  • When Art Becomes Inhuman - the CON of "Modern Art.

    06/17/2002 7:06:27 PM PDT · by vannrox · 12 replies · 1,085+ views
    The American Enterprise - Reprint ^ | 6-17-02 FR Post | Editorial Staff
    Home > Articles > When Art Becomes Inhuman :: Page « 1 » Notice There are postmodernist works featured in this article that some may find disturbing. Our sole intention in including these works has been to illustrate the aesthetic and moral values championed by the contemporary art establishment. We do not endorse these self-proclaimed "artists". any of today’s avant-garde artists, I’ve decided, have modeled themselves on that well-known societal fixture, the snot-nosed teenager. Since the 1960s, the hippest modern art has aspired to exactly what every garden-variety 13-year-old brat aims for: maximum opportunities to shock, flout, insult, and...