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  • Why did Trump "let" Cruz Speak, if he knew he would not endorse? It's all in the "Art of the Deal",

    07/21/2016 11:03:07 AM PDT · by Amish · 105 replies
    Why did Trump "let" Cruz Speak, if he knew he would not endorse? Cruz had majorities in enough delegations to have had his name placed in nomination and to have forced a roll call vote (and to have avoided the RNC nullifying his DC and Utah votes by declaring them votes for Trump "because the candidate had not been nominated"). I'm convinced that there was the deal.. not have himself nominated and get to speak to the convention. Erik Erikson has tweeted that the Trumpers orchestrated the booing in advance. Others have written that Trump is more interested in "getting...
  • Online Polls Are Rising. So Are Concerns About Their Results.

    11/28/2015 3:30:27 PM PST · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 16 replies
    NY Times ^ | 11/27/2015 | Nate Cohn
    Two of the most important trend lines in political campaign polling might be about to cross. One is the rise of online polling. The other is the decline of telephone surveys because of rising costs and possibly declining quality, tied to the fact that fewer Americans are willing to participate in a telephone poll. Many public opinion researchers have thought that Internet polling would eventually overtake phone polling, but they hoped it would not happen before online polling was ready. Ready or not, online polling has arrived. Political analysts and casual poll readers now face a deluge of data from...
  • Kerry ‘Concerned’ Over Top Iranian Commander’s Russia Visit

    08/13/2015 8:38:11 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 19 replies
    INN ^ | 8/14/2015, 5:44 AM | Ben Ariel
    United States Secretary of State John Kerry called his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov on Thursday to express concern about a visit to Moscow by the commander of Iran’s covert forces, a senior State Department official said, according to AFP. General Qassem Soleimani, head of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps’ foreign operations, reportedly visited Russia late last month despite being subject to UN-backed international sanctions. […] Soleimani is one of several Iranian officials targeted by a 2007 United Nations travel ban because of their alleged links to Iran’s nuclear or ballistic missile programs, but the sanctions against him are due to...
  • Activist Exposes Brandeis University Anti-Israel Faculty Listserv

    07/16/2014 12:01:41 PM PDT · by Slings and Arrows · 7 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 07/15/2014 | Chloé Valdary
    One may have believed that the revocation of an esteemed award from human rights activist Ayaan Hirsi Ali by Brandeis University was the lowest level the school could stoop in kowtowing to fascist, racist influences among Brandeis faculty. Yet one would be wrong. In an all-new bombshell uncovered by Brandeis student Daniel Mael, an entire listserv used by Brandeis professors and teachers has been leaked to the public. This email list, entitled “Concerned” contains several exchanges between professors bashing conservatives, Jews, Christians, and anyone who views America as a force for good in this world.Donald Hindley, professor of comparative politics...
  • UN Chief 'Concerned' Over Israeli Arrests of Terrorists

    06/22/2014 3:37:00 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 24 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 23/6/14 | Elad Benari
    UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Sunday expressed “solidarity” with the families of the three kidnapped Israeli teenagers, but also hit out at Israel for arresting Hamas terrorists as part of its operation to locate the three teens. In a statement outlining Ban’s conversation with Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu the day before, the UN chief stressed “the need to avoid an escalation of tensions in the wake of the recent abduction of three Israeli teenagers and the increased violence and mass arrests in the West Bank.” According to the statement, in Saturday’s phone call with Netanyahu, Ban “conveyed his sympathy for...
  • Bay Area Ukrainians Concerned With Russian Military's Move

    03/01/2014 1:48:41 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 10 replies
    NBC Bay Area ^ | Friday, Feb 28, 2014 | Jean Elle
    Ukrainians in the Bay Area are watching with worry as the Russian military enters their country. Many are concerned about loved ones as an already deadly conflict over democracy appears to be escalating. Jean Elle reports. Ukrainians in the Bay Area are watching with worry as the Russian military enters their country. Many are concerned about loved ones as an already deadly conflict over democracy appears to be escalating. Obama to Russia: "There Will Be Costs" for Ukraine Intervention Nick Bilogorskiy is a Bay Area resident concerned with the developments in Ukraine. He said his father is in a politically...
  • Lawmakers concerned over US surveillance programs ( 'Congress asleep at wheel')

    06/12/2013 8:32:33 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 7 replies ^ | 6/12/13 | Kimberly Dozier and Lara jakes - ap
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers voiced their confusion and concern over the sweeping secret surveillance programs revealed recently, after receiving an unusual briefing on the government's yearslong collection of phone records and Internet usage. "People aren't satisfied," Rep. Tim Murphy, R-Pa., said as he left the briefing Tuesday. "More detail needs to come out." -- Some congressmen acknowledged they'd been caught unawares by the scope of the programs, having skipped previous briefings by the intelligence committees. "I think Congress has really found itself a little bit asleep at the wheel," Rep. Steve Cohen, D-Tenn., said. Many leaving the forum declared themselves...
  • Groups Concerned Over Arming Of Domestic Drones

    05/23/2012 11:54:42 AM PDT · by Nachum · 53 replies
    CBS ^ | 5/23/12 | staff
    WASHINGTON (CBSDC) – With the use of domestic drones increasing, concern has not just come up over privacy issues, but also over the potential use of lethal force by the unmanned aircraft. Drones have been used overseas to target and kill high-level terror leaders and are also being used along the U.S.-Mexico border in the battle against illegal immigration. But now, these drones are starting to be used domestically at an increasing rate. The Federal Aviation Administration has allowed several police departments to use drones across the U.S. They are controlled from a remote location and use infrared sensors and...
  • U.S. Concerned Netanyahu, Mofaz May Attack Iran

    05/10/2012 4:07:04 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 16 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 11/5/12 | Elad Benari
    The United States is worried that Shaul Mofaz and his Kadima party’s joining a unity government with Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu could result in an attack on Iran's nuclear facilities at any given moment, according to a report on Channel 10 News on Thursday. U.S. government officials told Channel 10 News that they believe a Likud-Kadima joing government could make a decision about an Israeli attack on Iran at any moment and perhaps even before the U.S. presidential elections in November. .....
  • NPR Newsroom 'Deeply Concerned' About Taking Money From George Soros

    05/25/2011 4:12:38 PM PDT · by Nachum · 26 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 5/25/11 | Glynnis MacNicol
    Someone alert Glenn Beck. Last year NPR announced that it was accepting $1.8 million from the Open Society Foundations, which you likely know is funded by George Soros. The money is being used to fund a local-national initiative, known as the Impact on Government project. According to NPR the plan is to have two public radio reporters in every state keeping tabs on state government issues. So far, so good? Not really. The NPR newsroom was apparently less than thrilled that NPR had accepted Soros money.
  • H1N1 Kills 11 Children In A Week, CDC Concerned

    10/17/2009 2:07:41 PM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 97 replies · 3,241+ views
    As the H1N1 flu outbreak strikes the U.S. early and hard, health officials are pointing to a worrisome number of child deaths and warn that supplies of vaccine will remain scarce for at least the next couple of weeks. Delays in producing the vaccine mean 28 million to 30 million doses, at most, will be divided around the country by the end of the month, not the 40 million-plus doses that states had been expecting. The new count from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention means anxiously awaited flu-shot clinics in some parts of the U.S. may have to...
  • I'm just curious...who's concerned and what to do.

    10/06/2009 8:33:11 AM PDT · by mikelets456 · 57 replies · 2,222+ views
    Lets456 ^ | 10/6/2009 | Me
    Ok, so like most on this thread I have called and written my senators, Congressmen and Governor. Out of the 12-15 correspondences I have not one single reply. I have gone to the TEA parties, 9/12 in DC and a Town Hall. I have written in our local paper, continue to send and forward emails and PRAY EVERY SINGLE DAY! However, last night I had a very disturbing dream which delved deep into my psyche... Honestly, I am concerned. More than I wanted to admit and more than I ever thought. I am concerned for my children, for my job,...
  • US concerned over Pakistan's nukes: Clinton

    04/25/2009 7:31:23 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 21 replies · 1,100+ views
    AFP on Yahoo ^ | 4/25/09 | AFP
    WASHINGTON (AFP) – Pakistan's nuclear arsenal is currently safe, but Washington has "concerns" over what could happen if the advancing Taliban topples the government, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said in an interview with Fox News. The security of Pakistan's nuclear arsenal is "an issue that we have very adamant assurances about from the Pakistani military and government. We've done a lot of work over the years evaluating that," Clinton told Fox News in an interview in Baghdad. "I think that the current thinking of our government is that it is safe," she said, according to a transcript of the...
  • US concerned over prospect of right-wing government

    02/11/2009 4:09:32 PM PST · by Nachum · 67 replies · 1,210+ views
    US officials are publicly taking a wait-and-see approach to the formation of a new Israeli government, but privately many have expressed concern that Likud leader Binyamin Netanyahu might preside over a right-wing coalition. Arabs see little hope for peace from whatever government emerges "There would be great unease" at the prospect of such a government, said one Capitol Hill source. He predicted that a governing coalition of parties from the Right could embolden the left flank of the Democratic party and turn up pressure, particularly in the US Congress, to pass measures that made clear demands on Israel. He distinguished,...
  • Concerned Iraqi Citizen Movement Saves American Lives

    11/02/2007 6:46:15 PM PDT · by SandRat · 5 replies · 162+ views
    WASHINGTON, Nov. 2, 2007 – Iraqi citizens are increasingly coming together to voluntarily battle al Qaeda in Iraq, thereby saving American lives and reshaping military operations in the country, a coalition commander said today. “The willingness of the Sunni population to turn on (al Qaeda) has been a watershed in this war; there’s no other word for it,” Army Col. Martin Stanton told online journalists and “bloggers” during a conference call from Baghdad. Stanton is chief of reconciliation and engagement for Multinational Corps Iraq. “The ‘concerned local citizens’ are responsible for a significant drop in U.S. casualties,” he said. For...
  • Concerned Local Citizens find IEDs (Iraq)

    10/24/2007 3:23:14 AM PDT · by Son House · 2 replies · 77+ views
    Multi-National Corps – Iraq ^ | Wednesday, 24 October 2007 | Public Affairs Office, Camp Victory
    FOB KALSU – Members of the Concerned Local Citizens program in Hawr Rajab found several improvised explosive devices and explosive materials and took them to Coalition Forces for safe disposal Oct. 23. In three separate locations, concerned citizens led Soldiers to caches that contained one 122mm artillery shell, four two-liter bottles of homemade explosives, a bundle of four 57mm rounds and four blasting caps. The citizens claimed that one cache was found in a home belonging to an individual on the Coalition’s wanted list. All materials were destroyed in a controlled detonation pit at ECP 20, a joint security site...
  • Journalist concerned Army's case may threaten free press rights - 1st Lt. Ehren Watada

    07/13/2006 9:55:43 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 5 replies · 487+ views
    AP on Bakersfield Californian ^ | 7/13/06 | Melanthia Mitchell - ap
    A journalist listed as a potential Army witness in the case of an officer refusing to go to Iraq is concerned the military is threatening free speech and free press rights as it builds its case against the soldier. Sarah Olson, a radio producer and freelance journalist in Oakland, Calif., is one of two reporters listed as potential witnesses in the government's case against 1st Lt. Ehren Watada, his attorney Eric Seitz said. The officer refused to deploy to Iraq on June 22 with his Stryker unit, the 3rd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division based at Fort Lewis, about 50 miles...
  • Marine Commandant 'Gravely Concerned' Over Alleged Misconduct in Iraq

    06/07/2006 6:02:23 PM PDT · by SandRat · 24 replies · 1,931+ views
    WASHINGTON, June 7, 2006 – The Marine Corps will get to the bottom of allegations that some of its members wrongly killed a number of civilians during two separate operations in Iraq, the organization's commandant told reporters here today. Gen. Michael Hagee, commandant of the Marine Corps, said during a Pentagon press briefing June 7 that three Marine officers, a battalion commander and two company commanders, have been relieved of duty while investigations continue on two incidents of Marines' alleged misconduct in Iraq. Photo by Helene C. Stikkel  (Click photo for screen-resolution image);high-resolution image available. At a Pentagon news briefing,...
  • Schwarzenegger concerned about border plan - Schwarzenegger sounds conciliatory note

    05/18/2006 6:14:43 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 6 replies · 252+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 5/18/06 | Thomas Watkins - ap
    SAN DIEGO - Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger sounded more conciliatory Thursday toward President Bush's plan to send 6,000 National Guard troops to the Mexican border, but the governor's advisers said he still has not decided whether to participate. "If that will help to prevent people from coming across the border for right now, then we are more than happy to join in and to help temporarily," Schwarzenegger said. "But it definitely should not be a permanent solution." Schwarzenegger is concerned that California Guardsmen will be caught up in an open-ended mission on the border that could drag beyond the two years...
  • 'Red America' gets the blues over left-leaning Oscars

    03/07/2006 9:22:24 PM PST · by george76 · 283 replies · 5,243+ views
    Yahoo ^ | Mar 7 | AFP
    The divide between conservative and liberal America was on full display at the Oscars, with both the winners and losers championing social and political topics heralded by the left. Across the United States, in blogs and on call-in radio talk shows, conservatives seethed that their point of view was not represented in the choice films honored with nominations -- let alone among those given awards. "This year's Oscar nominees include stories of homosexual sheep herders, a transvestite and Japanese prostitutes," ... American conservatives are accustomed to frowning at liberal Hollywood, but they were more disaffected than ever by the left-of-center...
  • Top Senate Democrat Concerned About Alito (Harry'd Reid)

    11/16/2005 8:35:12 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 36 replies · 974+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 11/16/05 | Jesse J. Holland - ap
    WASHINGTON - Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid on Wednesday said he has "significant concerns" about Supreme Court nominee Samuel Alito, calling President Bush's latest choice one of the most conservative judges in the United States. "A picture of Sam Alito is emerging that may explain why the extreme right-wing is popping champagne corks," Reid, D-Nev., said in a Senate speech, referring to a 20-year-old document in which Alito asserted "the Constitution does not protect a right to an abortion." Abortion rights activists are concerned that Alito and recently confirmed Chief Justice John Roberts would move the Supreme Court to the...
  • Governors concerned on National Guard

    07/16/2005 5:00:04 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 7 replies · 300+ views
    Monterey Herald ^ | 7/16/05 | Robert Tanner - AP
    DES MOINES, Iowa - The nation's governors voiced sharp worries Saturday for the National Guard troops they share with the federal government, with concerns about recruitment targets, benefits and job prospects. Ark. Gov. Mike Huckabee, incoming chairman of the National Governors Association, said more attention must be paid to the needs of guardsmen returning from overseas deployments, especially younger Guard members who need to find work. More than 30 governors gathered here for their summer meeting. Both Democrats and Republicans said changes caused by the huge demands placed on the Guard and Reserves for the war in Iraq need more...
  • UN Council concerned at Israeli-Hizbollah clash

    06/30/2005 11:14:04 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 229+ views
    Reuters on Yahoo ^ | 6/30/05 | Evelyn Leopold - Reuters
    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The U.N. Security Council expressed serious concern on Thursday at the flare-up of fighting between Hizbollah guerrillas and Israel in a disputed Syria-Lebanese border zone. The 15-member body called on Lebanon to extend control over the entire country by deploying its army in all areas and "to put an end to all attacks emanating from its territory." The Security Council last September demanded foreign forces withdraw from Lebanon and militia, like Hizbollah, be disarmed. "In this context, they expressed serious concerns at (Wednesday's) attack," the council said in a press statement. On Thursday, Israeli helicopters struck...

    08/16/2002 7:39:49 AM PDT · by Merchant Seaman · 735 replies · 30,137+ views
    Annoyed Reader
    The purpose of's multiple message boards is to limit the topics for each board to particular topics. Posting the same message on all the boards defeats the purpose of multiple-boards for special topics. It is very annoying to see the same message on every bulletin board. PLEASE! DO THE READERS A FAVOR. STOP CROSS-POSTING YOUR MESSAGES!
  • Concerned about our trollish consistency (ZOT!!! Liberal Democrat Mod strikes again).

    08/30/2004 10:32:06 AM PDT · by Markus · 209 replies · 5,586+ views
    self, Voice of America, CNN, | 8/30/04 | Markus, as told to Reddy Kilozot
    <p>Hi, I am a life-long republican from Iowa, and am very concerned with the direction the Republican party is going. As a man of faith, I am very skeptical that George Bush holds the same faiths I do, I feel he politicizes it FAR too much. I hope this is a true and open dialogue so that we may keep to our values and keep “the good” in office. I want my two children to grow up in a country with real Republican values, many of which reflect the Christian household I was brought up in. I was also taught there MUST be a separation of church and state, a small government, and compassion for fellow man are necessary. I want to live in a country where I can speak my mind about the issues that matter to me without fear.</p>
  • AP(-Ipsos) poll finds Americans concerned terrorists might be winning ***BARF Alert***

    04/21/2004 7:41:15 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 14 replies · 126+ views
    Bakersfield Californian ^ | 4/21/04 | Will Lester - AP
    WASHINGTON (AP) - Half of Americans have concerns that terrorists might be winning the war on terrorism, and one in five feels strongly that way, according to an Associated Press poll that found many people pessimistic about their security. Fears about an attack against this country are high. Two-thirds in the poll said it was likely terrorists would strike before the November elections. And a third said it was likely there would be an attack at one of the political conventions this summer. More than 30 months after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, two-thirds of Americans acknowledge some concern that...
  • RATS' accelerated primary schedule working - some concerned party is rushing and will pay later

    02/17/2004 4:19:57 PM PST · by Libloather · 8 replies · 157+ views
    USA Today ^ | 2/17/04 | Andrea Stone
    <p>WASHINGTON -- Democratic leaders who sped up the presidential primary calendar so their party could unite behind a nominee before spring appear on the verge of getting their wish. But they will have to wait nearly nine months to see whether it pays off.</p>
  • Parent Claims Drama Teacher Threatened SonSchool District Says It's Investigating

    01/17/2004 6:41:27 AM PST · by christena · 29 replies · 221+ views
    KMBC ^ | 1/9/2003 | KMBC
    Parent Claims Drama Teacher Threatened Son School District Says It's Investigating POSTED: 2:41 PM CST January 9, 2004 UPDATED: 3:01 PM CST January 9, 2004 OVERLAND PARK, Kan. -- The Blue Valley School District has opened an investigation after a drama teacher allegedly threatened a student. KMBC's Krista Tatschl reported that a student at Blue Valley North High School told his mother that his teacher threatened him. "He was shocked and scared," said Christena, whose son was allegedly threatened. Christena asked that KMBC not use her last name to protect her son. Christena told Tatschl that she knows discussions in...
  • Tribute to President Bush

    01/16/2004 8:54:23 PM PST · by rocksblues · 1 replies · 305+ views
    email | 01/06/04 | unknown
    Tribute to President Bush What our dear President Bush was up to at Christmas that the media chose not to tell you. Pass it on to your friends who see no media bias! Tribute to President Bush BreakPoint cultural commentary with Prison Fellowship's Chuck Colson January 6, 2004 At the Foot of the Cross - A Story You Haven't Heard Angel Tree, our Prison Fellowship program for prisoners' children, is one of the great unheralded volunteer outreaches in America. Over the Christmas holidays these past few weeks, approximately 100,000 volunteers delivered Angel Tree gifts to more than 525,000 children of...
  • Birthright Israel concerned ISM activists are exploiting trips

    12/20/2003 6:44:50 PM PST · by Nachum · 2 replies · 185+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | Dec. 21, 2003 | GIL HOFFMAN AND HILARY LEILA KRIEGER
    Birthright israel's free trips to the country – paid for by Jewish philanthropists eager to foster ties to Israel and Judaism – don't only provide safe passage to fervent Zionists. The program has also attracted members of the pro-Palestinian International Solidarity Movement who fit the requirements for participation: They are Jewish, 18 to 26, and have never been on an organized tour of the country. "It's a free ticket," explained ISM cofounder Adam Shapiro, who informed student activists at November's Palestine Solidarity Movement conference at Ohio State University of the birthright trips. He said he knows personally at least five...
  • Some Ohioans Unwilling to Oppose PSM Conference at OSU

    10/03/2003 5:41:50 PM PDT · by stevejackson · 14 replies · 272+ views
    War to Mobilize Democracy, LLC ^ | October 3, 2003 | Andrew Jaffee
    I am perplexed and concerned at the response of many Ohio groups/organizations to netWMD's call to oppose the Palestinian Solidarity Movement's (PSM) planned conference at Ohio State University. In many instances, our calls and emails to various Ohio groups asking for support -- even constructive criticism -- have gone completely unanswered. How can these groups ignore the evidence we've documented for PSM's calls for the "liberation" (destruction) of "historic Palestine" (Israel) "by any means necessary." How can they ignore the evidence for PSM activists rioting last year at Concordia University (see the pictures for yourself), for PSM 2002 conference attendees...
  • Seattle Residents concerned about smelly water

    08/06/2003 7:27:44 AM PDT · by bedolido · 3 replies · 225+ views
    KING 5 News ^ | 08/05/03 | LINDA BRILL
    SEATTLE – People in South King County are wondering why their drinking water smells. Out of the tap, drinking water in Kent, Tukwila, SeaTac and Highline has a fishy smell and a metallic taste. Scientists at the Seattle Public Utilities water quality lab have discovered the cause. The warm, dry summer has created an algae bloom in the Chester Morse Reservoir and it has moved through the Cedar River water supply system. The algae is not considered a health hazard, but the utility is adding chlorine, which causes the metallic taste. "We are bypassing water around Lake Youngs in order...
  • Gays struggle in evangelical Christian world

    07/29/2003 3:53:53 PM PDT · by TenaciousZ · 27 replies · 292+ views
    The Seattle Times ^ | 07/28/2003 | Janet I. Tu
    They come to a Capitol Hill apartment each Thursday evening for fellowship and Bible study. They talk, as many in Christian fellowship meetings do, of the power of God in their lives: how the Lord has helped heal family relationships for one, given strength for a job search to another. But just as frequently, they speak of their painful struggles to reconcile their faith and their sexuality, for this is a local meeting of Evangelicals Concerned Western Region -- a group for gay and lesbian evangelical Christians. In the publicity surrounding last month's Supreme Court decision to decriminalize gay sex...
  • In Defense of National Missile Defense

    04/01/2002 4:55:50 AM PST · by The American · 2 replies · 228+ views
    The Cornell Daily Sun ^ | April 1, 2002 | Matt Flahive
    Newfangled technologies always draw skeptics. Telephones would never catch on, so said a Western Union internal memo. X-Rays are fake, according to Lord Kelvin. Robert Goddard's rocket research defied the laws of physics, wrote the New York Times editorial staff. These predictions made fools out of cynics. So forgive me when I respectfully disagree with what Michael Dukakis said when he visited campus last week -- "nuclear missile defense isn't going to do diddly." After hearing of Dukakis's bold statement, I wondered ... how does he know this system is doomed to fail? He cannot see into the future, he...