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  • Hindus Ask Pope Francis To Punish Priest Who Said Yoga Leads To Satanism, 'Kingdom Of Darkness'

    02/24/2015 8:03:21 AM PST · by Steelfish · 72 replies
    IBTimes ^ | February 25, 2015 | Bruce Wright
    Hindus Ask Pope Francis To Punish Priest Who Said Yoga Leads To Satanism, 'Kingdom Of Darkness' By Bruce Wright @bctw on February 23 2015 The pope has been asked by some Hindus to discipline a Catholic priest who equated yoga and the devil. Reuters/Max Rossi A group of Hindus is appealing to Pope Francis to intervene after a Catholic priest from Northern Ireland insinuated that the ancient discipline of yoga is tantamount to Satanism and paganism. Rev. Roland Colhoun from Glendermott parish was delivering a sermon in the village of Drumsurn on Feb. 8 dealing with the devil and exorcism...
  • American Medical Association Says Gender is Imaginary

    06/18/2014 8:53:29 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 83 replies
    FrontPage Mag ^ | 06/18/2014 | Daniel Greenfield
    Medical science is making bold new leaps every day. Not only is there a new medication out that is just like the old medication, except it costs 10 times as much, but the American Medical Association has decided that gender is purely imaginary.For thousands of years, human ignorance convinced us that there were two genders. Now the AMA says that gender is imaginary. You can be any gender you want. Change gender every week. Or every day. We’re in Hopechangeistan now. Biology, like economics and military science, are purely imaginary fields. “Science” says so. In other action Monday, the AMA...
  • Philadelphia Faith-Healer Couple Gets 7 Years in Prison for Infant Son's Death

    02/20/2014 4:33:00 PM PST · by wonkowasright · 3 replies
    Charisma News ^ | 2/20/2014 | Gina Meeks
    A Philadelphia faith-healing father and mother were sentenced on Wednesday to up to seven years in prison for the death of their infant son, the second of their children to die after an illness. Seven-month-old Brandon Schaible died on April 18 of bacterial pneumonia and dehydration. His parents Herbert and Catherine Schaible were found guilty of third-degree homicide, endangering the welfare of a child and conspiracy.
  • Are the Biblical Holy Days Christian?

    04/19/2013 9:44:14 PM PDT · by DouglasKC · 93 replies
    Bible Study Guide ^ | Unknown | United Church of God
    Are the Biblical Holy Days Christian Festivals? Why do most people keep holidays that are different from the festivals listed and described in the pages of the Bible? Why do most people keep holidays that are different from the festivals listed and described in the pages of the Bible? When were the biblical feasts abandoned, and why? How can we be sure which sacred days Christians should observe? Here are the answers! Jesus Himself set an example for us (1 John 2:6) in observing the sacred festivals commanded in the Holy Scriptures (Matthew 26:17; Mark 1:21; Luke 4:16, 31; John...
  • 'Birthers' Nonsense Sets Georgia Up For Ridicule -- Again

    01/27/2012 6:53:39 AM PST · by transducer · 251 replies
    We will risk the fairly safe assumption, as this is being written, that Air Force One did not make an appearance at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport sometime Thursday.... You almost have to laugh at this latest chapter in the seemingly endless birther saga, because about the only alternatives at this point are tears and/or nausea. It was embarrassing enough when members of the Georgia legislature -- including, to Columbus acute humiliation, two members of the local delegation -- drafted a Presidential Eligibility Assurance Act in the last legislative session. Now Georgians get to enjoy the added spectacle of their secretary...
  • The New Truthers: MSNBC Embraces Crackpot Underwear Bomber Conspiracy.

    01/16/2010 7:28:55 AM PST · by Michael van der Galien · 33 replies · 1,433+ views
    The Urban Dictionary defines a truther as, A crazy person who believes the US government committed 9/11. It then offers this imaginary conversation to illustrate the point: Truther: 9/11 was an inside job! Sane person: Prove it. Truther: There was no plane at the Pentagon, only a missile! Sane person: Theres dozens of witnesses and plane debris was found all over the place. Truther: Well the WTC was a controlled demolition! Sane person: Why did both buildings collapse from the point of impact then? Pretty crazy the explosives were in the exact spot the plane hit and didnt explode upon...
  • Video: Orly and BillO (parody)

    11/01/2009 9:37:05 AM PST · by EveningStar · 3 replies · 890+ views
    YouTube ^ | October 31, 2009 | uploaded by 47of74
    Orly Taitz discussing her grievances with Bill O.
  • Are Birthers Nuts? (A call to action, lets help the kids)

    10/28/2009 3:30:54 PM PDT · by Typical_Whitey · 136 replies · 5,197+ views
    10/28/09 | Typical_whitey
    What drives these fringe crazed people on all sides of the aisle? Is it that feeling that something is just, not quite right? Is it the nagging question of why would someone continue to hide something in order to antagonize those that are trying to hold him accountable for the transparency that he promised? Or are you just tired of Obama getting away with it? A great conspiracy started during the 2008 Election Primary by a Hillary Clinton supporting Liberal lawyer from Philadelphia (Philip Berg) who saw that Obama was about to beat Hillary to the nomination and so he...
  • Impeach Obama?

    10/18/2009 9:35:36 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 24 replies · 2,199+ views
    Hot Air ^ | October 17, 2009 | Ed Morrissey
    When the grassroots come together for events like Western CPAC, it usually brings together a great deal of energy as well as a wide idea of ideas, some better than others. One of the worst and worst defended ideas at WCPAC comes from Floyd Brown, whose is one of the sponsors for this event. In his speech this morning, Brown misstates history, draws ridiculous parallels to the Nazi era, and takes the wrong lessons from the Clinton impeachment, which at least had the virtue of coming from an actual impeachable offense.
  • Western CPAC Brings Together Pawlenty, Whitman, and Birthers

    10/17/2009 2:44:56 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 9 replies · 1,151+ views
    The Washington Independent ^ | October 16, 2009 | David Weigel
    The Western Conservative Political Action Conference has always been a smaller sibling to the annual Washington, D.C., CPAC. Its gained some strength this year with the addition of speakers like Gov. Tim Pawlenty (R-Minn.) and California gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman. But its also attracted some notable birthers.
  • Associated Press reported Obama was born in Kenya

    10/17/2009 9:35:06 AM PDT · by chatter4 · 59 replies · 4,501+ views
    Bigone5555j/ Sunday Standard ^ | 10-17-09 | Chatter4
    On June 27,2004 the Sunday Standard, a Kenyan newspaper, ran an AP story, stating that Obama was born in Kenya.
  • Does Orly Taitz Need Any More Publicity?

    10/06/2009 1:28:47 PM PDT · by steve-b · 57 replies · 3,288+ views
    Washington City Paper ^ | 10/6/09 | Jason Cherkis
    Today, the Washington Post published a long profile of Orly Taitz. This is the nut job that's leading the birther movement. Taitz helms a very leaky swift boat. We should be forgetting her right about now. Taitz was news or newsy this past summer. But why do we need a big story on her in October? Her power is only derived from free media attention. Did I mention that she's a nutjob? A quick Nexis check reveals that Taitz has been mentioned, chronicled, and/or written about more than 400 times before WaPo decided to profile her. Other newspapers wrote about...
  • LGF: Nirther Craziness Gets Worse (Free Republic thread linked)

    08/02/2009 10:51:43 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 75 replies · 4,321+ views
    Little Green Footballs ^ | August 2, 2009 | Charles Johnson
    Today we get a ludicrous effort by head Nirther Orly Taitz to foist off an obviously fake Kenyan birth certificate with Barack Obamas name on it...
  • The Birther Movement is the beginning of the "Unseal Obama, America Deserves to Know" Movement

    07/29/2009 10:48:06 AM PDT · by Hillary'sMoralVoid · 80 replies · 2,681+ views
    His Master's Voice | 7/29/09 | HMV
    The lapdog media's recent birther bashing week may have temporarily lessened the clamor for Obama's Birth Certificate, but the media doesn't understand the scorn of the American people. We don't aprreciate being treated like idiots. The media also doesn't realize that Obama's attempts to literally seal his entire life literally from the day he was born is what has fueled the all the research, theories and innuendos that have come out. That is what intelligent people are forced to do when seeking answers with incomplete information. I am not certain that Obama's actual birth certificate will prove he was or...
  • Did Jesus Reveal to us the name of the Anti-Christ?

    07/28/2009 9:36:23 PM PDT · by Blogger · 253 replies · 19,055+ views
  • Divorce degree of obama's parents

    07/28/2009 11:25:38 AM PDT · by bareford101 · 67 replies · 4,068+ views
    facebook Orly Taitz ^ | July 28, 2009 | self
    This divorce decree shows Barry's parents divorcing with two children one a minor child and one and adult still dependant on education. So at age 19 his parents were still Soetoro.. he was still Soetoro. Then when he goes to law school in IL he signs a document that declares he never had any other name than Barack Obama. That is a sworn lying statement and a felony and you could be disbarred for false information. If y This was posted on Orlys facebook
  • This birther nonsense becoming a big problem for the GOP (ROFL)

    07/21/2009 10:07:33 AM PDT · by pissant · 65 replies · 2,910+ views
    Atlanta Journal Constipation ^ | 7/21/09 | Jay Bookman
    Heres Mike Castle, a Republican congressman from Delaware, trying to deal with the birther nonsense at a town hall meeting back on June 30. It really gets a little spooky when the woman hijacks the meeting with an impromptu demand for the Pledge of Allegiance. Its hard to imagine a more vivid example of how easily false patriotism can trump reason and common sense. Apparently, CNNs Lou Dobbs always on the lookout these days for a fringe issue to ride is also jumping on the bandwagon.
  • What radio and TV talk show hosts are pushing the Obama Birth Certificate issue?

    07/16/2009 12:48:54 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 59 replies · 1,942+ views
    July 16, 2009
    What radio and TV talk show hosts are pushing the Obama Birth Certificate issue? I'm not aware of any.
  • Neal Boortz: The Obama Birth Certificate Crowd

    06/04/2009 9:50:35 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 108 replies · 5,500+ views
    Nealz Nuze ^ | June 4, 2009 | Neal Boortz
    This is an example of what Webguy and Cristina see on a regular basis ...
  • Obama "Birth Certificate" conference moves into high gear

    03/18/2009 9:33:20 AM PDT · by AJMCQ · 87 replies · 4,260+ views
    PR-Inside ^ | March 18, 2009 | Andy Martin
    The National Conference on Barack Obama's Missing Birth Certificate and College Records' is taking shape. Here is our first update. 1. Location We have reserved a room at the Capital Hilton to serve as our headquarters. That will act as our initial point for meeting and information. The Capital Hilton is located a short walk from the White House at 1001 16th Street, NW, just in case we decide to march or demonstrate. 2. Hawai'i freedom of information materials We received a very generous grant to cover the costs of paying the State of Hawai'i for freedom-of-information materials. We hope...
  • State Legislators Join Lawsuit: Show Us Your Birth Certificate, President Obama!

    02/16/2009 3:11:06 PM PST · by patriotgal1787 · 68 replies · 3,453+ views
    The Andrea Shea King Show ^ | Feb. 16, 2009 | Andrea Shea King
    We might have just arrived at the tipping point -- the critical mass to get Obama to release his birth certificate. Four Tennessee legislators have signed on as plaintiffs in a lawsuit forcing Obama to prove his US citizenship. Two more legislators have publicly announced they will also join the suit, one from Arizona, the other from New Hampshire. Tonight, we talk to two of the Tennessee legislators, and the attorney bringing the suit forward. Don't miss it -- we hit the ground running at 9 p.m. ET. Link to here to hear. Obama - natural born citizen?
  • SCOTUS To Discuss Obama Birth Certificate Case on January 9

    12/20/2008 1:21:22 PM PST · by Bill Dupray · 96 replies · 3,840+ views
    The Patriot Room ^ | December 20, 2008 | Bill Dupray
    Its Philip Bergs case and it is a meeting to discuss whether to grant certiorari. More . . .
  • Hippies Wail for Dead Trees (You won't believe this)

    09/07/2008 12:32:25 PM PDT · by Straight Vermonter · 82 replies · 539+ views
    Video here
  • Treason Highway (what author refers to Jefferson Davis Highway)

    01/31/2008 9:47:17 AM PST · by Rebeleye · 429 replies · 1,557+ views
    The thought of having to dignify the legacy of the Confederacys only president by driving my car over his highway rather than his decrepit corpse is enough to make me want to vomit...If there is to be a Jefferson Davis Highway it should begin at the African Civil War Memorial and end at his grave, where onlookers can pull over and spit.
  • Poll Results by States on Confederate Battle Flag in S.C

    04/21/2007 7:44:44 AM PDT · by BnBlFlag · 449 replies · 4,275+ views
    ESPN ^ | Unknown | Unknown
  • Scholars debate 9/11 findings

    04/18/2007 9:30:28 AM PDT · by BillCompton · 49 replies · 1,346+ views
    Winnipeg Sun ^ | Wed, April 18, 2007 | John Gleeson
    By JOHN GLEESON An unbiased observer doesn't need to look beyond what's happening on the ground today in Iraq and Afghanistan to conclude the War on Terror has been a brutal, manipulative means to a transparently self-serving end. None of this is news, however, to proponents of "9/11 Truth," a worldwide movement that seems to keep growing despite an unofficial media blackout on their questions and investigations. So what are these "Truthers" saying? Many people were quick to declare 9/11 a possible "inside job" based on the visible facts themselves, in particular the blanket failure of air defence, which even...
  • Did George W. Bush Kill JFK?

    11/24/2006 3:09:11 PM PST · by neverdem · 112 replies · 5,171+ views
    HUMAN EVENTS ^ | November 21, 2006 | Mac Johnson
    This week marks the 43rd anniversary of President John F. Kennedys assassination by a pro-Castro Marxist moonbat in Dallas, Tex. Well, thats if you believe little things like photographs, eyewitnesses, spousal testimony, ballistics, fingerprints, personal history, the suspects pattern of assassination attempts, motive, opportunity, and an incriminating flight complete with cop killing. For the rest of America, especially the tinfoil hat crowd, this week is the 43rd anniversary of JFK being killed by Castro, right-wing extremists opposed to Castro, Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson, the mafia, the Soviets, the Elks Lodge, magic bullets, the second gunman, the third gunman, the...
  • By using less water, valley residents can cut greenhouse gases (CA Envirowackjobs at work)

    08/17/2006 10:37:36 PM PDT · by ProtectOurFreedom · 23 replies · 399+ views
    San Jose Mercury News ^ | 8/17/06 | Larry Wilson
    What can [CA] residents do [about global warming]? Use less water. Here's why: Generating power -- whether it's for your car or to generate electricity -- produces carbon dioxide, a greenhouse gas. Greenhouse gases are largely responsible for raising the Earth's temperature, which is warming the planet, melting glaciers, causing sea levels to rise and changing weather patterns that regulate the timing and quantity of rain and snow that fall on the state. Pumping water from its source to urban areas, treating it, using it and treating it again after it's been used constitutes the single largest use of energy...

    07/05/2006 10:35:21 PM PDT · by ddstro · 4 replies · 359+ views
    American Independent Party | June 30, 2006 | Nancy Spirkoff
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE THE AMERICAN INDEPENDENT PARTY OPPOSES WARRANTLESS SURVEILLANCE OF LAW ABIDING CITIZENS Lemon Grove, California, June 30, 2006 The increasing unwarranted surveillance of law abiding citizens by the Federal government is a grave infringement upon our rights to be secure in our persons, property and information. The deployment of intelligence gathering designed for use against foreign adversaries by the Nation Security Agency/Central Security Service on U.S. citizens violates the letter and spirit of the Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Furthermore, co-operation of some telephone companies and internet service providers with these unreasonable searches and illegal collection of...
  • New Tape Stirs Up 9/11 Conspiracy Theories

    05/16/2006 4:59:04 PM PDT · by veronica · 103 replies · 3,820+ views ^ | 5-16-03 | Staff
    The minute the Pentagon released images of the Sept. 11 attack on its building, the message boards at lit up with conspiracy theories. Some blame it on an inside job by members of the Bush administration to benefit their business interests. Some say it was planned by neoconservatives to advance their worldview. Others don't know what happened but doubt the official story put forward by the government. The world of conspiracy theories surrounding the Sept. 11 attacks is vast, and more than four years after the worst terrorist incident on U.S. soil, countless scenarios are put forth on the...
  • DUmmie FUnnies 04-06-06 ("WTC buildings were demolished by cutter charges")

    04/06/2006 7:00:35 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 130 replies · 2,869+ views
    DUmmie FUnnies ^ | April 6, 2006 | DUmmies and PJ-Comix
    DUmmieland has a forum section whose subject matter is so embarrassing that Head DUmmie,Skinner, has consigned it away from the main forums. It is the SEPTEMBER 11 Forum. So desperate is Skinner to keep this forum from public view that he forbids it to be nominated for the highly visible Greatest section in DUmmieland. Of course, since wacko conspiracy theories are part and parcel of being a DUmmie, Skinner can't can't completely forbid the tinfoil hat theories from being tossed around. In order to get a proper perspective on all these space cadet 9/11 theories, I urge everyone out...
  • Virginia County secretly removes Confederate flag from official seal

    03/03/2006 11:37:56 AM PST · by Rebeleye · 1,330 replies · 8,277+ views
    The Daily Press, Hampton Roads, VA ^ | March 2, 2006 | Associated Press
    The removal of the Confederate flag from Amherst County's official seal has upset Southern heritage groups, who contend residents weren't told of the change. County officials acknowledge the image was quietly removed in August 2004 to avoid an uproar.
  • Predictions on ?Deep Impact?

    07/03/2005 7:06:44 PM PDT · by Swordmaker · 70 replies · 2,127+ views
    THUNDERBOLTS PICTURE OF THE DAYExploring the electric universe From ancient mythology to cosmic plasma discharge Credit: NASA/JPL/UMD Artwork by Pat Rawlings the book quotes picture of the day picture archive subject index the film(video clips) products Contact usElectric Universe: Holoscience Electric Cosmos The Universe Dragon Science Plasma Cosmology Society for Interdisciplinary Studies Jul 04, 2005Predictions on "Deep Impact"With the imminent arrival of the "Deep Impact" spacecraft at the comet Tempel 1, it is time to test competing theories on the nature of comets. The predictions and lines of reasoning offered here will set the stage for future...
  • Tom Cruise Proposes to Katie Holmes

    06/17/2005 7:01:50 AM PDT · by Tumbleweed_Connection · 88 replies · 2,615+ views
    AP ^ | 6/17/05 | SOPHIE NICHOLSON
    Actor Tom Cruise said he and girlfriend Katie Holmes are engaged, after he popped the question early Friday morning atop the Eiffel Tower. Cruise, speaking at a Paris news conference with Holmes, said: "Yes, I proposed to her." The couple often shared smiles and blushes as Cruise turned to look at her, with a massive diamond ring on her finger. "It was early this morning at the Eiffel Tower, so I haven't slept at all," he said. "Today is a magnificent day for me, I'm engaged to a magnificent woman." Asked why he chose the famed Paris landmark, he said:...
  • The confederate flag in movies (especially non war)

    10/09/2004 8:47:36 PM PDT · by Jakarta ex-pat · 22 replies · 658+ views
    10/10/04 | Phil.K
    If anybody knows of a movie depicting the confederate flag negatively, especially a non-war movie, please add below, with details if possible.
  • Religious Hard-Sell (The Forbidden Side of Scientology)

    01/28/2005 5:05:08 PM PST · by Murray Luther · 12 replies · 1,107+ views
    The Truth About Scientology ^ | Jan 28, 2005 | Murray Luther
    The Forbidden Side of ScientologyBy the Reverend Murray Luther, Jan 28, 2005Religious Hard-Sell A while back, I received a mailer from the Church of Scientology's Citizens Commission on Human Rights. The mailer offered, "You are invited to a CONFIDENTIAL closed-door Briefing and Dinner." I've been a Scientologist long enough to know that what they were really saying. Essentially, the message was "Come to our dinner and give us the opportunity to brow-beat you into giving us thousands of dollars." L. Ron Hubbard describes this approach as "come-on promotion." The words confidential and closed-door are meant to induce, allure and attract...
  • Totalitarian Religion (The Forbidden Side of Scientology)

    01/24/2005 5:09:54 PM PST · by Murray Luther · 6 replies · 909+ views
    The Truth About Scientology ^ | Jan. 24, 05 | Murray Luther
    The Forbidden Side of ScientologyBy the Reverend Murray Luther, Jan 24, 05Totalitarian Religion In 2001, following the September 11 attacks, Church of Scientology Chairman of the Board David Miscavige promptly issued Inspector General Network Bulletin No. 44, titled "Wake-up Call." The Church's official position, although not exactly a denial of the facts, completely avoided one issue worth noting. Miscavige made absolutely no mention of the terrorists' radical religious extremism. I suspect that for most Scientologists, extremism is a concept that probably hits too uncomfortably close to home. Your average dedicated Scientologist, while able to perhaps recognize the dangers of suicide...
  • Indoctrinated Tyranny (The Forbidden Side of Scientology)

    01/18/2005 4:57:40 PM PST · by Murray Luther · 11 replies · 1,086+ views
    The Truth About Scientology ^ | Jan 18, 2005 | Murray Luther
    The Forbidden Side of Scientology By the Reverend Murray Luther, Jan 18, 2005 Unauthorized Correspondent for The Church of ScientologyIndoctrinated Tyranny One of the first things a new Scientologist encounters when studying Dianetics and Scientology is the absolute authority of L. Ron Hubbard. There's a gradual indoctrination process that takes place in which the Scientologist eventually comes to the realization that everything Hubbard says is absolutely true and completely correct. Sooner or later every Scientologist arrives at a point where Hubbard's word becomes law, not to be questioned. Every course begins with the same Hubbard Policy Letter, Keeping Scientology...
  • An Ex-Fanatic Speaks Out (The Forbidden Side of Scientology)

    01/12/2005 5:10:10 PM PST · by Murray Luther · 57 replies · 4,639+ views
    The Truth About Scientology ^ | Jan 13, 2004 | Murray Luther
    The Forbidden Side of Scientology By the Reverend Murray Luther, Jan 13, 2005 An Ex-Fanatic Speaks Out This is the first entry in a series of reports and commentary on the ever controversial Church of Scientology. I've been a member for roughly thirty years, and as of this writing I still remain in good standing. I've received hundreds of hours of Scientology counseling, and have attained some of the highest spiritual levels that it offers. I've also done significant amounts of training in the delivery of Scientology counseling, as well as courses in the administration of Church management policies....
  • Pentagon: Rumsfeld misspoke on Flight 93 crash

    12/27/2004 7:55:49 PM PST · by wagglebee · 140 replies · 3,013+ views
    CNN ^ | 12/27/04 | Jamie McIntyre
    WASHINGTON (CNN) -- A comment Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld made during a Christmas Eve address to U.S. troops in Baghdad has sparked new conspiracy theories about the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. In the speech, Rumsfeld made a passing reference to United Airlines Flight 93, which crashed in Pennsylvania after passengers attempted to stop al Qaeda hijackers. But in his remarks, Rumsfeld referred to the "the people who attacked the United States in New York, shot down the plane over Pennsylvania." A Pentagon spokesman insisted that Rumsfeld simply misspoke, but Internet conspiracy theorists seized on the reference to the...
  • [BitPig] GOP High Magi Defeat Dems Using ESP/Magic

    11/08/2004 2:54:56 PM PST · by B-Chan · 21 replies · 592+ views
    Bitpig Online ^ | 2004.11.08 | BitPig [B-Chan]
    Today, while browsing the In-Tar-Net, a friend pointed out to me the website of a young lady who offered up what is quite possibly the oddest explanation for the Kerry defeat that Ive read so far. She writes:Magical Election Tampering: SHUT IT DOWN! Ok, I can understand the restlessness I've been feeling since yesterday. There's a lot riding on this election, and passions are running high on both sides, so naturally eceryone and their naked brother who has an ounce of Power and no clue about Shielding is leaking energy like a hair dryer in a bathtub. So it's Shields...
  • Crosby & Nash announce that they are running for co-presidents of the USA

    07/21/2004 8:40:03 PM PDT · by Mr. Jazzy · 52 replies · 1,396+ views
    The idiots themselves ^ | 07/21/04 | Mr, Jazzy
    DAVID CROSBY AND GRAHAM NASH ANNOUNCE THEIR CANDIDACY FOR JOINT PRESIDENCY OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. THE VENERABLE PAIR ARE RUNNING ON THE PARTY PARTY TICKET Shelburne, VT, July 21, 2004: David Crosby and Graham Nash have thrown their respective hats into the ring for the Presidency of the United States, entering an already crowded and diverse field with their bid on the Party Party ticket. What distinguishes the Crosby/Nash candidacy is that theirs is a campaign for a Joint Presidency, where the two will share responsibilities on an alternate day basis. When asked who would be named their...
  • A Girl with an X-ray vision

    06/25/2004 2:56:36 AM PDT · by beyond the sea · 83 replies · 900+ views, PV-Gazeta ^ | June 23, 2004 | Translated by Anna Ossipova
    Moscow's medical workers discovered a magnificent gift of a sixteen-year-old girl Natalya Demkina from Saransk. The girl possesses "dual vision". She is capable of discerning a person's internal organs without using X-ray or ultrasound. Natasha has already disproved several medical diagnoses and has not made any mistakes. A series of medical experiments conducted in one of the clinics provide substantial and undeniable proofs of the girls' unique abilities. "Growing up, my daughter was just an ordinary child," states Natasha's mother Tatyana Vladimirovna. "Perhaps, she just a bit more mature than other kids her age. Natasha started to talk when she...

    05/25/2004 8:04:21 PM PDT · by perfect stranger · 7 replies · 151+ views ^ | May 2004 | James Randi
    In the UK Sunday Times of May 16, 2004, appeared an article titled, "Top scientist gives backing to astrology," written by Jonathan Leake, who plays at being their Science Editor. "The planets may control your future after all," he wrote. This statement was inspired by a member of the Royal Astronomical Society, Dr. Percy Seymour, author of a new book, "The Scientific Proof of Astrology" are we surprised? who says he believes that "human brain development may be affected by the Earth's magnetic field, especially during growth in the womb." In his book, Seymour suggests that the Earth's...
  • Driver plays a name game with officers

    11/05/2003 5:58:40 AM PST · by dighton · 30 replies · 201+ views
    The Examiner (Independence, MO) ^ | 11/04/2003 | Ben Embry
    When Independence police officers arrived at an accident on U.S. 24 Saturday night, they had no idea it might cost them $500,000 to write down the offending drivers name.But when they asked Daniel Smith, 45, the driver of the striking vehicle, for his drivers license, he told them his name was copyrighted. Instead of handing them his license, he gave them a piece of paper he had generated on a computer saying that anyone who duplicated his name in any fashion would be subject to a lawsuit.According to police reports, he then told the officers that he would not turn...
  • CNN LARRY KING LIVE: Do UFOs Exist? [Transcripts]

    07/05/2003 8:26:12 AM PDT · by demlosers · 12 replies · 570+ views
    CNN ^ | Aired July 1, 2003 - 21:00 ET | Larry King
    <p>KING: Tonight: What really happened at Roswell, New Mexico, 56 years ago this week? Did the United States military cover up a UFO crash landing, complete with alien bodies? Do UFOs exist? Have they been here? Tonight we return to Roswell with those who were there. Walter Haut -- he was the information officer at Roswell Army Air Field. He wrote the now famous July 8, 1947, press release that said a flying disk had been recovered. Glenn Dennis -- he worked at a Roswell funeral home and says someone claiming to be the airfield's mortuary officer called to ask him about small caskets. Nancy Easley (ph) Johnston -- her father was in charge of security and clean-up at the Roswell site. Jesse Marcel, Jr. -- his father was a Roswell intelligence officer. He says he saw debris samples his father brought home from the crash site.</p>
  • Lessons of the "Fake Moon Flight" Myth (corrosive media culture alert)

    05/16/2003 11:43:14 AM PDT · by atomic conspiracy · 135 replies · 1,167+ views
    The Skeptical Enquirer ^ | March, 2003 | James Oberg
    Depending on the opinion polls, there's a core of Apollo moon flight disbelievers within the United States--perhaps 10 percent of the population, and up to twice as large in specific demographic groups. Overseas the results are similar, fanned by local attitudes toward the U.S. in general and technology in particular. Some religious fundamentalists--Hare Krishna cultists and some extreme Islamic mullahs, for example--declare the theological impossibility of human trips to other worlds in space. Resentment of American cultural and political dominance clearly fuels other "disbelievers," including those political groups who had been hoping for a different outcome to the Space Race--for...
  • Beat Bush: But don't lose your sanity

    05/10/2003 1:18:15 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 71 replies · 703+ views ^ | May 9, 2003 | Marc Cooper
    An American friend of mine visiting from South America walked away from one of last month's parties around the L.A. Times Books Festival rather shaken and bewildered. "I felt like I was in a loony bin," he said as we emerged from a chic book-launch party in the Hollywood Hills. "If one more crazy person came up to me with some crackpot theory, I swear I would have thrown him off the balcony," he said. I know what he meant. With the 2004 presidential campaign now under way, it seems clear that as whacked out as George W. Bush may...

    03/28/2003 11:27:40 AM PST · by fight_truth_decay · 43 replies · 340+ views
    03.28.03 | Myself
    Oakland, Calif. - NBCs Today Show, March 28th, Katie Couric interviewed grade school teacher, Elena Aguila(r?), who had taken 40 students to the streets carrying pictures putting faces on civilians and the children of Iraq. Aguila(r?)s 7th and 8th class had been exchanging emails with children in Iraq. "Bush said no one supported Saddam, said one student, and the letters say they do. I was really surprised. Schools are about to be empty. Our eyes never sleep. Why should war break our peace? It is not their oil, she reads from an email from an Iraqi student. Another student said...
  • Orlando group hoping to pique concern for slavery reparations

    07/22/2002 7:01:06 AM PDT · by stainlessbanner · 56 replies · 434+ views
    OS ^ | July 21, 2002 | Kelly Brewington
    As a child, Peola Dews hid behind her family's couch, eavesdropping on the grown-ups.She listened as her grandmother's aunt recalled the horrors she witnessed on a Virginia plantation, where the male slaves were whipped and salt rubbed into their wounds."I remember thinking how cruel and mean that was," the Orlando psychologist said. "I was angry about that and about segregation -- about not being able to ride on a yellow school bus with the white kids."To Dews, 66, the effects of an institution that ended 139 years ago are still alive. Slavery fostered low self-esteem among blacks that has led...