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  • Queen 'preparing to STEP DOWN from throne so Prince Charles can take over', butler claims

    09/04/2017 11:29:59 AM PDT · by Eddie01 · 165 replies
    Daily Express ^ | 9-4-2017 | Matt Drake
    Queen Elizabeth II, 91, is the longest reigning monarch and allegedly held a meeting as recently as two weeks ago to begin the process. Her Majesty is said to have decided that if she is still on the throne at the age of 95 then she will request the Regency Act to come into force. The Regency Act would make Charles a Prince Regent and a King in all but name. Under the Act, the Queen would remain head of state but would have reduced duties without abdicating the throne. [snip]
  • American Pharoah wins Belmont Stakes, ending 37-year Triple Crown drought

    06/06/2015 5:35:21 PM PDT · by servo1969 · 49 replies ^ | 6-6-2015 |
    American Pharoah became the first horse in over three decades Saturday to earn the Triple Crown, placing 1st in the Belmont Stakes after winning the Preakness and the Kentucky Derby earlier in the season. In one of the sporting world's rarest feats, the bay colt with the unusually short tail defeated seven rivals in the grueling 1 1/2-mile race, covering the distance in 2:26.65 to end the longest stretch without a Triple Crown champion in history. American Pharoah is the 12th horse and first since Affirmed in 1978 to win three races on different tracks at varying distances over a...
  • Wrong Miss Florida Crowned in Voting Mix-Up (Common Core?)

    06/28/2014 1:08:01 AM PDT · by Libloather · 25 replies
    NBC News ^ | 6/27/14
    She was Miss Florida for just six days. After organizers realized there had been a vote count error with last Saturday’s pageant, Elizabeth Fechtel, a 20-year-old student at the University of Florida, was dethroned on Friday. The ballot counter at the event, which was held in front of 2,000 spectators in St. Petersburg, didn't see that one of the five judges had changed his mind, writing a new line up on the left-hand side of his ballot.
  • Aspen airport shuts down for Michelle Obama ( He vacation golfs in CA )

    02/15/2014 7:36:59 AM PST · by george76 · 37 replies
    NY Post ^ | February 14, 2014 | Emily Smith
    Michelle .. halted private-jet traffic at Aspen airport as she landed for a weekend of skiing while President Obama headed to California. ... Mrs. Obama’s arrival amid tight security was expected to delay the arrival of other wealthy vacationers on private jets at the Colorado ski resort. One source said, “Some of those heading into Aspen were whining that they’re shutting the airport for an hour so nobody can get in on their private jets on a high travel day.” The weather in New York and in Aspen caused further delays ... Aspen airport’s director of aviation, Jim Elwood, declined...
  • Miss Greater Springfield Crowned

    09/30/2012 3:30:35 PM PDT · by muawiyah · 14 replies
    The Connection ^ | 9/30/2012 | Montie Martin
    "Gilbert plans to use her title as Miss Greater Springfield 2013 to promote a platform of educating women with disordered eating habits. According to Gilbert, nearly 75 percent of young women have a negative perception of food, a trend she hopes to change."
  • Trayvon wore his hoodie like a crown

    06/28/2012 7:57:50 PM PDT · by ExxonPatrolUs · 6 replies
    The Underground Grotto ^ | June 28, 2012 | Barry Hussein Soetoro
    Trayvon wore his hoodie like a crown I adopt this child Trayvon `Cause he looked just like me And he lit up in the finest schools in town Trayvon, Trayvon liked his Skittles A rainbow of fruit tastes Spent his nights shopping Past the food deserts and through the guarded gates He was born a victim and a pawn on a Winter's day When he turned around and told George he's dead And the war began Barack Obama has a son today And he shall be Trayvon And he shall be my good man And he shall be Trayvon In...
  • US takes back supercomputing crown with world's fastest computer

    06/18/2012 8:12:23 PM PDT · by Ron C. · 22 replies ^ | 6/18/12 | FoxNews
    A U.S. supercomputer has won back the crown in the never-ending battle for the world's most powerful supercomputer. Its victory is the latest milestone marking the steady climb of computing power all across the globe. The Top500 industry list gave its No. 1 ranking to the Sequoia supercomputer housed at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in California — a spot earned by Sequoia's ability to crunch 16.32 quadrillion calculations per second (16.32 petaflops/s). Such supercomputing power is used by the U.S. National Nuclear Security Administration to simulate nuclear weapons tests for older weapons that have been sitting in the U.S. arsenal....
  • Judicial Watch Sues Air Force and Secret Service for Records Michelle Obama Ski Vacation to Aspen

    06/07/2012 7:22:49 AM PDT · by george76 · 8 replies
    Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and fights government corruption, announced today that it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit on May 31, 2012 against the United States Air Force and the United States Secret Service to obtain records detailing Michelle Obama's February 2012 President's Day weekend ski vacation to Aspen, Colorado with her two daughters... Judicial Watch seeks access to any and all records concerning the mission taskings, transportation costs and passenger manifests for Mrs. Obama's February 2012 trip to Aspen, Colorado. ... the Aspen trip was the 16th vacation in three years taken by...
  • U.S. official: Saudi Crown Prince dies (Sultan)

    10/21/2011 10:19:26 PM PDT · by tcrlaf · 71 replies · 1+ views
    CNN ^ | 10-22-11 | Jamie Crawford
    (CNN) -- Saudi Crown Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has died, a State Department official told CNN on Friday. There were no more immediate details about his death.
  • Report: "Breitbart Obtains Email Showing McGinniss, Random House Likely Published Literary Hoax"

    09/22/2011 10:12:02 AM PDT · by Nachum · 42 replies
    Big Government ^ | 9/22/11 | Andrew Breitbart
    The awful launch week for the over-hyped, expected bestseller The Rogue: Searching for the Real Sarah Palin, by controversial author Joe McGinniss, just got worse. Much worse. After a week of universally scathing pans from the reflexively anti-Palin establishment media, McGinniss now faces the fight of his literary life: the accusation that he seems to have knowingly submitted a book to his publisher, Crown/Random House, that was filled with unproved “tawdry gossip” and rumors that lacked “factual evidence.”
  • What Crown Heights Taught Me: Al Sharpton Reflects on Race, Rhetoric and Rage That Split the City

    08/21/2011 9:48:43 AM PDT · by Nachum · 14 replies
    Baltimore Jewish Life ^ | 8/20/11 | Al Sharpton
    Twenty years after the Crown Heights riots, the city has grown, and I believe I have grown. I'd like to share a few of my reflections about the choices I made, including the mistakes, with an eye toward advancing racial understanding and harmony. On the day of Aug. 20, 1991, I received a call from Carmel Cato -- who told me that he would like my assistance in dealing with the fact that his 7-year-old son had been killed in a car accident the night before in Crown Heights. His son's death had sparked violence throughout that night, with people...
  • The Crown Heights Riot 20 Years Ago, The True Story Never Told

    08/17/2011 1:04:58 PM PDT · by Nachum · 21 replies
    Big Journalism ^ | 8/17/11 | Jeff Dunetz
    Twenty years ago this Friday a tragic car accident in Crown Heights Brooklyn escalated into a pogrom against the Jewish people. The media gives it a politically correct description, violence between the area’s Blacks and Jews. However the violence was not two-sided. The Crown Heights riot was an attack on the Jews by the neighborhood’s Caribbean community, fueled in part by Al Sharpton, now an MSNBC host and adviser to President Obama. Black Antisemitism in the Summer of 1991 Jews were a key part of the civil rights movement in the 1960s, when the Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. made...
  • Church Blocks Reforms Over Royal Marriage [Royals Can Marry Muslims But NOT Catholics]

    04/24/2011 4:00:35 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 59 replies · 2+ views
    Telegraph(UK) ^ | April 24, 2011 | Rosa Prince
    Church Blocks Reforms Over Royal Marriages The Church of England has blocked a Government move to scrap a centuries-old law which prevents members of the Royal family from marrying Roman Catholics, The Daily Telegraph has learnt. If the Supreme Governor of the Church of England was a Roman Catholic, they would ultimately be answerable to a separate sovereign leader, the Pope, and the Vatican. 24 Apr 2011 Nick Clegg, the Deputy Prime Minister, began work towards repealing the 1701 Act of Settlement, under which heirs to the throne must renounce their claim on marrying a Roman Catholic, in order to...
  • Muslim terror promoters penetrating Canadian security agencies?

    12/16/2008 6:00:47 PM PST · by Sammy67 · 365+ views
    CreepingSharia ^ | 12/16/08
    We tend to focus on creeping sharia in the U.S. but Canada is not exempt from the grand jihad as this article from earlier this year indicates. With porous borders and chatter of a North American Union we should hope Canada is taking the threat seriously. David Harris. The enemy within If terrorism suspect Momin Khawaja, now on trial in Ottawa, is as guilty as Crown prosecutors say, it’ll be time to settle an important question: Was Mr. Khawaja a “Naji man”? Amid trial allegations, court details and defence objections, significant questions arise about Mr. Khawaja’s status as a consultant...
  • Canada halts parliament amid row [by order of The Queen]

    12/04/2008 6:11:15 PM PST · by bruinbirdman · 48 replies · 1,172+ views
    BBC ^ | 12/4/2008
    Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper has won a bid to suspend parliament, blocking an opposition attempt to topple his minority government. The governor general agreed to Mr Harper's request, unprecedented in the country, after talks. If the request had been rejected, he would have had to step down or face a confidence vote he was sure to lose. Opposition parties had called the vote for Monday, accusing the government of failing to shore up the economy. Acting head of state Michaelle Jean Governor General Michaelle Jean agreed to prorogue - or suspend - parliament until 26 January when the government...
  • Alexander the Great's "Crown," Shield Discovered?

    04/25/2008 7:11:55 PM PDT · by blam · 28 replies · 225+ views
    National Geographic News ^ | 4-23-2008 | Sara Goudarzi
    Alexander the Great's "Crown," Shield Discovered?Sara Goudarzi for National Geographic NewsApril 23, 2008 An ancient Greek tomb thought to have held the body of Alexander the Great's father is actually that of Alexander's half brother, researchers say. This may mean that some of the artifacts found in the tomb—including a helmet, shield, and silver "crown"—originally belonged to Alexander the Great himself. Alexander's half brother is thought to have claimed these royal trappings after Alexander's death. The tomb was one of three royal Macedonian burials excavated in 1977 by archaeologists working in the northern Greek village of Vergina (see map of...
  • Genuine Evil, the Counterpart to Baseless Hatred

    02/11/2008 10:17:44 PM PST · by Winged Hussar · 104+ views
    IsraPundit ^ | 2/11/08 | Bill Levinson
    No Place For Slander In Jewish Discourse by Ira N. Forman of the National Jewish Democratic Council warns against sinat chinam, or baseless hatred. History abounds with examples, such as anti-Semites attempting to blame problems like bad harvests and plagues on Jews, Nero blaming Christians for the fire that destroyed Rome, Inquisitors and witch-hunters inventing heretics and witches to justify their existences along with the worst atrocities in history, and so on. Orwell’s 1984 includes a fictional example of a subversive named Goldstein, who may or may not even exist. Sinat chinam, or baseless hatred, also has an opposite: the...
  • National Action Network’s 9th annual convention [Al Sharpton]

    01/24/2008 11:00:24 PM PST · by Winged Hussar · 1 replies · 204+ views
    National Action Network ^ | April 2007 | National Action Network press release
    Quotes from Presidential Candidates that attended National Action Network’s 9th Annual Convention: Senator Hillary Clinton (NY): “I have enjoyed a long and positive relationship with Reverend Al Sharpton and National Action Network, and I don’t ever remember saying “no” to them and I intend to remain their partner in civil rights as I clean the dirt from under the carpet in the oval office when I am elected President” Senator Barack Obama (Ill): “Reverend Sharpton is a voice for the voiceless, and a voice for the dispossessed. What National Action Network has done is so important to change America, and...
  • Even NJDC Can’t Whitewash Obama-Sharpton Connection

    01/19/2008 10:35:06 AM PST · by Winged Hussar · 11 replies · 125+ views
    IsraPundit ^ | 1/18/08 | Bill Levinson
    A good strategist pays attention to what his enemy does not do, as well as what he does. NJDC’S "Guide to Responding to Obama, Clinton, and Edwards Smears aimed at Jewish Voters" actually makes some valid points, but one is conspicuous in its absence: the prominent racist and anti-Semite Al Sharpton. We know quite well from prior experience that the National Jewish Democratic Council would lie on Obama’s behalf, or whitewash and downplay his failings, if it were conceivably possible to do so. The fact that NJDC does not address Obama’s blatant promotion of Al Sharpton and his National Action...
  • Obama's Extensive Ties to Hate Groups and Bigots

    01/11/2008 11:08:44 PM PST · by Winged Hussar · 3 replies · 608+ views
    IsraPundit ^ | 1/11/07 | Bill Levinson
    It is a basic tenet of common sense, not to mention common decency, that public figures like celebrities and politicians do not consort with, promote, endorse, or otherwise empower racists and/or anti-Semites. Endorsement of hate mongers or hate groups, or proven hate speech, can easily derail or even end a career. We fail to understand why Barack Obama is getting a pass from the media on his open association with and promotion of the country’s most vicious racist and anti-Semitic hate mongers, who now include the Nation of Islam’s Louis Farrakhan. First, however, let’s take a look at the standard...