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  • Protesters applaud Ted Cruz for listening to their concerns

    02/11/2017 8:16:11 AM PST · by ItsOnlyDaryl · 49 replies
    The Extract ^ | 2.8.2017 | Editor
    Texas Sen. Ted Cruz earned the praise of some fierce Democratic detractors this week when he opted to stop at a Fort Worth demonstration and talk to those protesting. The group of about a dozen individuals toting signs critical of Donald Trump’s education secretary nominee caught Cruz’s attention as he made his way to catch a flight to D.C. Local Democratic Party leader Leah Payne said she was “surprised” by the conservative senator’s willingness to interact personally with protesters.
  • Trump Assassination Attempt In Reno Was Pre-Planned To Make Trump Supporters Violent

    11/06/2016 5:29:21 AM PST · by gaggs · 68 replies
    What happened last night was pre-planned to make Trump look like the bad guy and Trump supporters violent, but it backfired. Here’s why:
  • Glenn Beck calls for Cruz-Rubio ticket to take on Trump

    03/02/2016 11:52:03 AM PST · by jimbo123 · 85 replies
    The Hill ^ | 3/2/16 | Mark Hensch
    Radio host Glenn Beck is urging GOP presidential candidates Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio to team up to oppose Donald Trump. Beck called for a ticket of “Ted Cruz for president, Marco Rubio as vice president,” on his radio show Wednesday, according to The Blaze. Beck has already endorsed Cruz for president. “They should announce this and run with this. This should go all over the Internet. I think this is doable, and this is absolutely unstoppable.” Beck said the candidates would have to commit to joining forces before Florida's primary May 15 to have a chance to stop Trump....
  • Anne Frank's stepsister compares Donald Trump to Adolf Hitler

    01/28/2016 8:06:30 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 104 replies
    CNN ^ | 01/28/2016 | By Gregory Krieg,
    In an essay to mark International Holocaust Remembrance Day, Anne Frank's stepsister accused Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump of "acting like another Hitler." Eva Schloss, now 86, was a friend of Frank's in Amsterdam after their families fled Nazi Germany in the 1930s. Her mother, Fritzi, would marry Otto Frank, Anne's father, after World War II. "If Donald Trump become(s) the next president of the U.S. it would be a complete disaster," she told Newsweek on Wednesday. "I think he is acting like another Hitler by inciting racism." The Trump campaign did not immediately respond to a request for comment....
  • Herzog: Israel Should Take in Syrian Refugees

    09/05/2015 2:49:33 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 18 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 5/9/15
    Opposition leader Yitzhak Herzog has called on Israel to accept refugees from Syria, in addition to the humanitarian efforts it is already making. Speaking at the weekly "Shabbatarbut" event in Tel Aviv, Herzog asserted that "Jews cannot be indifferent when hundreds of thousands of refugees are searching for a safe haven." Israel has already been providing medical aid to Syrians injured near its borders. But his comments proved controversial, as Israel is already struggling to deal with tens of thousands of illegal African immigrants claiming refugee status. In particular, working-class residents in neighborhoods in southern Tel Aviv - where most...
  • Threatened bird showing up at higher elevations [ Colorado: yellow-billed cuckoo ]

    01/20/2015 6:54:00 AM PST · by george76 · 31 replies
    Grand Junction Media ^ | January 19, 2015 | Dennis Webb
    Expert says western yellow-billed cuckoo may be more prevalent than first thought. Paonia ornithologist Jason Beason likes to say that there are a lot of cuckoos out there. The line is good for laughs at presentations like the talks he gave in the Roaring Fork Valley last week, and it accurately reflects the fact that dozens of species of cuckoos populate the Earth in both the Old and New Worlds. These include birds people might not immediately think of as being cuckoos, such as the greater roadrunner in the southwestern United States. But in the case of the cuckoo of...
  • Utah congressmen cry foul over yellow-billed cuckoo protections ( UN Agenda 21 )

    10/08/2014 9:12:14 PM PDT · by george76 · 28 replies
    Deseret News ^ | Oct. 7 2014 | Amy Joi O'Donoghue
    Two Utah congressmen say the public needs more time to weigh in on a "sweeping" proposal to designate more than a half-million acres as critical habitat for the Western yellow-billed cuckoo. Republican Reps. Jason Chaffetz and Chris Stewart are among 17 members of Congress who urged U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director Dan Ashe to extend the comment period on the designation beyond Oct. 14. "While we oppose this listing proposal, we find it completely unacceptable that the (agency) has proposed only 60 days of public comment with no public hearings, effectively shutting out meaningful comment on a sweeping critical...
  • Western cuckoo up for endangered species listing ( UN Agenda 21 )

    08/18/2014 9:14:39 AM PDT · by george76 · 44 replies
    Record Courier ^ | August 14, 2014
    More than a half-million acres of land across nine Western states is being proposed for designation as critical habitat for the yellow-billed cuckoo. According to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 546,335 acres of critical habitat is up for listing in 80 separate units in Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas, Utah and Wyoming. The bird is a neotropical migrant that winters in South America and nests along rivers and streams in western North America. ... The Service is seeking information concerning the western yellow-billed cuckoo’s biology and habitat, threats to the species and current efforts to protect...
  • Arizona Yellow-Billed Cuckoo Could Be Listed As Threatened Bird Species

    04/14/2014 9:33:58 AM PDT · by george76 · 56 replies
    KJZZ ^ | April 10, 2014 | Steve Shadley
    A bird native to Arizona and other western states could be listed as a threatened species by the federal government. The Yellow-billed Cuckoo lives along the Verde, Colorado and San Pedro Rivers in Arizona. It also can be found at the Gila River and Rio Grande in New Mexico and the Sacramento and Kern Rivers in California. Federal officials said the bird’s habitat is shrinking because of dams and other construction projects on the rivers, plus cattle grazing.
  • Vanity: What's Left Before The Antichrist Comes?

    09/25/2012 2:35:20 PM PDT · by ConservativeMan55 · 136 replies
    I think everyone agrees we're nearing the final days of the Earth as we know it. But what signs have you seen? Jews gathering in Israel to me was a huge sign that we're very close. You also see radical Islamists taking over Middle Eastern governments one by one. Once they have a majority I would suspect it won't be much longer. When will Israel attack Iran? All bets are that it happens before the election for a couple of reasons. A winter strike would be impossible. Plus, the Israeli's aren't taking the chance that Obama gets re-elected. Plus.. October...
  • Pelosi 'Swears' Spirit of Susan B. Anthony Spoke to Her in White House

    08/08/2012 8:48:29 PM PDT · by Justaham · 74 replies ^ | 8/8/12 | Eric Scheiner
    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D.-Calif.) told a recent gathering of the Women’s Political Committee that the spirits of suffragists Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Alice Paul spoke to her at the White House. Pelosi said she heard them say: “At last we have a seat at the table”. A video recently posted on Youtube shows Pelosi speaking in May describing her first meeting with President Bush in the White House after becoming part of the Democratic House leadership.
  • Turkey suspects bird of being Israeli spy

    05/15/2012 5:47:17 PM PDT · by atomic conspiracy · 38 replies
    Y-Net ^ | 5-15-12 | Amir Ben-David
    Ankara investigating possibility that bee-eater was 'implanted with Mossad surveillance device'; Israeli wildlife officials say accusation ridiculous Turkish authorities believe that they have found a bird used for espionage purposes by Israel, the country's media reported. According to a Tuesday report in Yedioth Ahronoth, an investigation to that effect was launched in Ankara several days ago, after a farmer discovered a dead Merops Apiaster, commonly known as the European Bee-Eater, in his field. The bird had a ring reading "Israel" on one of its legs. Bird-banding is a common practice in ornithology, meant to help scientists track bird migration routes....
  • Ron Paul Could Still Win Enough Delegates To Deny Mitt Romney The Republican Nomination

    05/07/2012 9:31:44 AM PDT · by JohnKinAK · 34 replies
    The American Dream ^ | 5/7/2012 | The American Dream
    Despite what you may have heard from the mainstream media, Mitt Romney does not have the Republican nomination locked up. In fact, he is rapidly losing delegates that almost everyone assumed that he already had in the bag. To understand why this is happening, you have to understand the delegate selection process. Each state has different rules for selecting delegates to the Republican national convention, and in many states the "voting" done by the public does not determine the allocation of delegates to particular candidates at all. And the truth is that delegates are the only thing that really matters...
  • Is Ron Paul A Republican or a Libertarian?

    12/22/2011 12:33:42 PM PST · by Billlknowles · 31 replies
    WeArePolitics ^ | 12/21/2011 | Bill Knowles
    Thanks to glowing commentary from Ron Paul suppporters I have been called a coward, a traitor, a neocon, a nazi, that I'm sick and a 'demeanor' of the modern day Thomas Jefferson all because I said what a lot of Republicans are thinking but won't say: Ron Paul is a Libertarian and not a Republican. (For the record, with due respect to the Congressman, Ron Paul couldn't hold Thomas Jefferson's quill pen.) Congressman Paul turned his back on the GOP in 1987 and resigned. Instead of trying to fix the problems that he cites in his resignation, he bolts and...
  • White Supremacists Rally Around Ron Paul's Newsletter Scandal

    12/22/2011 2:48:33 PM PST · by TBBT · 17 replies ^ | 12/22/2011 | ADAM MARTIN
    Ron Paul's latest flap over a series of racist newsletters has won him the support of a group no politician wants on their side: White supremacists. And it's not the first time, either. The Republican presidential candidate is a perennial favorite among those on the white supremacist message board Stormfront, where he's getting all kinds of unabashed support for his campaign, his newsletters, and his political persona in general. Paul has already said he doesn't want white supremacists' support. But like it or not, he's got it. And stories like the newsletter thing really seem to lock that support down...
  • Is Ron Paul Changing His Story on What He Knew About Those Newsletters? [YES]

    12/22/2011 1:11:55 PM PST · by Notwithstanding · 49 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 12/22/2011 | Madeleine Morgenstern
    GOP candidate Ron Paul is again under fire for incendiary racial statements mailed out under his name in the late 1980s and 1990s, though a past interview appears to be at odds with the Texas congressman’s most recent declaration that he knew nothing about the inflammatory comments at the time.

    01/18/2011 9:26:42 AM PST · by DariusBane · 49 replies
    Seton Hall Constitutional ^ | 2001 | Roger Roots
    Police work is often lionized by jurists and scholars who claim to employ "textualist" and "originalist" methods of constitutional interpretation. Yet professional police were unknown to the United States in 1789, and first appeared in America almost a half-century after the Constitution's ratification. The Framers contemplated law enforcement as the duty of mostly private citizens, along with a few constables and sheriffs who could be called upon when necessary. This article marshals extensive historical and legal evidence to show that modern policing is in many ways inconsistent with the original intent of America's founding documents. The author argues that the...
  • Muslims in New York Desecrate U.S. Flag (More from the 'Moderates')

    08/25/2010 9:04:01 PM PDT · by Titus-Maximus · 41 replies
    youtube ^ | July 2007 | b34nzzz
    Muslims making a spectacle of desecrating the American flag.
  • Ron Paul: Congress starting to admit a bailout fail

    08/24/2010 1:36:07 PM PDT · by citizenredstater9271 · 41 replies
    Youtube ^ | August 23, 2010 | RidleyReport
    Ron Paul Texas Straight talk for 8/23/ illustrated by
  • Pelosi and the Tea Party 'Share Views'

    02/28/2010 6:20:51 AM PST · by Sub-Driver · 31 replies · 956+ views
    Pelosi and the Tea Party 'Share Views' February 28, 2010 8:15 AM House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says she has much in common with the Tea Party. The speaker now says she shares views with movement she dismissed last summer as being “Astroturf” -- her suggestion that the grassroots of the Tea Party were a creation of the Republican Party. In a “This Week” interview with ABC’s Elizabeth Vargas, Pelosi said, “We share some of the views of the Tea Partiers in terms of the role of special interest in Washington, D.C., as -- it just has to stop. And that's...
  • Obama Collapses Under The Strain

    11/15/2009 7:20:38 PM PST · by shield · 231 replies · 7,972+ views
    Right Wing News ^ | 11-15-2009 | John Hawkins
    The Tabloid Trash Beat: Obama Collapses Under The Strain The National Examiner is the Ford Pinto of gossip rags. It doesn't have the credibility (ha ha) of the National Enquirer and it's not quite as flaky as the Globe. Still, when I saw this story on the cover, I had to have it: According to the totally unreliable folks at the Examiner, Obama is cracking under the strain of his own incompetence: "By all accounts, the president was yelling about he's under attack from all sides, until he suddenly got dizzy, went quiet and slumped forward on his desk," says...
  • US wants to paint the world white to save energy

    05/26/2009 4:08:44 PM PDT · by StandUpChuck · 43 replies · 1,451+ views
    AFP via Yahoo ^ | 5/26/2009 | AFP
    LONDON(AFP) (AFP) – US Energy Secretary Steven Chu said Tuesday the Obama administration wanted to paint roofs an energy-reflecting white, as he took part in a climate change symposium in London. The Nobel laureate in physics called for a "new revolution" in energy generation to cut greenhouse gas emissions.
  • Call Gwyneth Paltrow Claims Shampoo Causes Cancer & ADHD in Kids

    04/06/2009 11:22:32 AM PDT · by Justaham · 64 replies · 1,895+ views
    Gwyneth Paltrow makes claims that chemicals in children’s shampoos can cause cancer and development disorders like ADHD. Scientists are calling actress Gwyneth Paltrow “loopy” after she warns others that products like shampoos are causing cancer and development disorders in babies and children. She recently said she was “seized with fear” after doing research on “environmental toxins”, which are products that are used for everyday use. Her claim was that babies and young children are unable to break down the chemicals and toxins, which can cause them to get cancer.
  • Gov. Blagojevich Compares His Arrest to Attack on Pearl Harbor

    01/22/2009 11:03:07 PM PST · by malkee · 28 replies · 927+ views
    Fox News ^ | Jan. 22,2009 | AP
    CHICAGO -- Illinois' embattled but defiant governor, so fond of reciting poetry as he defends himself against federal corruption allegations, has turned instead to the history books to describe the emotional strain his arrest put on him and his family. In an interview Thursday with The Associated Press, Gov. Rod Blagojevich compared his early morning December arrest by FBI agents to Japan's 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor. He says it was a "complete surprise" but he'll prevail, just like America in World War II. Blagojevich says there's no chance he will resign before the start of the state Senate's impeachment...
  • Mayor Daley Calls Blagojevich 'Cuckoo'

    01/23/2009 1:29:03 PM PST · by rightwingintelligentsia · 12 replies · 620+ views
    CBS2 Chicago ^ | January 23, 2009
    Mayor Daley called Gov. Blagojevich "cuckoo" at a news conference Jan. 23, 2009, in reference to the governor's claim that state lawmakers want to get him out of the way so they can pass huge tax increases. Responding to questions about Gov. Rod Blagojevich's claims Friday that Democratic lawmakers are trying to oust him so they can raise taxes, Mayor Richard M. Daley said the governor was "cuckoo." He noted that he has called Blagojevich "cuckoo" once before. The earlier comment came in September, when Blagojevich questioned financial statements by the head of the Chicago Transit Authority. "I've said 'cuckoo'...
  • Who's Tired of Pink

    01/14/2008 12:18:24 PM PST · by Jack Black · 201 replies · 242+ views
    Huff via Drudge ^ | 1/14/2008 | Erica Jong
    Who's Tired of Pink? Posted January 11, 2008 | 11:45 AM (EST) I am so tired of pink men bombing brown children and rationalizing it as fighting terrorism. I am so tired of pink men telling women (of all colors) what to do with their wombs--which connect with their brains--in case you forgot. I am so tired of pink men telling us we should stay in Iraq for generations. I am so tired of pink men buying bombs and cheating schools. I am so tired of pink men having wives who stand behind them and nod sagely on television. I...
  • Ron Paul: 'When fascism comes it will be wrapped in a flag and carrying a cross'. (Drudge's Title)

    12/18/2007 7:41:42 AM PST · by mnehring · 1,038 replies · 2,782+ views
    YouTube video via Drudge- Ron Paul quote this morning on Fox and Friends- "When fascism comes it will be wrapped in a flag and carrying a cross. "
  • NO, Dammit!

    06/18/2007 3:42:22 PM PDT · by SWAMPSNIPER · 94 replies · 1,362+ views
    Me | june 18 | swampsniper
    Just "NO", dammit! Don't waste anymore of my time with your dumbass arguments, just "NO"!
  • Mudfight 2008 ~~~Vanity~~~

    03/08/2007 2:53:02 AM PST · by Kate of Spice Island · 29 replies · 600+ views
    Please Stop etc. ^ | March 8, 2007 | Me
    Well, it is 20 months away from the 2008 election and the family linen is being aired....
  • Request For Help

    11/28/2006 10:54:55 AM PST · by RoadTest · 32 replies · 1,419+ views
    Vanity | 11-28-06 | RoadTest
    I need help. A few days ago an article was posted about a gigantic earthquake coming to San Francisco and a subsequent invasion of both our coasts by Russia and China. I have tried searching in the search section but I'm not coming up with any word in the title. Can someone help me find the article posted? It was not Biblical prophesy but was accordingto the Great Spirit.
  • "COLD CASE" - TWA FLIGHT 800 Movement in D.C. on FBI cover-up

    08/21/2006 8:19:46 PM PDT · by AnimalLover · 137 replies · 2,669+ views
    World Net ^ | August 17, 2006 | Jack Cashill
    Serious movement in D.C. – and if I hadn't been there, I would not have believed it. For several months Joan Wire and her daughter have been trying to secure an appointment with a highly effective government official we'll simply call Mr. Washington. Joan Wire is the stalwart wife of Mike Wire. Mike is the storied "man on the bridge," the single most critical eyewitness in the saga of TWA Flight 800, the 747 that was inexplicably blown out of the sky on the night of July 17, 1996. The CIA built its notorious zoom-climb animation around Mike's position on...
  • Sheehan treated at Waco hospital

    08/11/2006 10:16:28 PM PDT · by momforbush · 90 replies · 2,166+ views
    Dallas Morning News ^ | 8/12/06 | momforbush
    Sheehan treated at Waco hospital 10:26 PM CDT on Friday, August 11, 2006 Associated Press WACO – Anti-war demonstrator Cindy Sheehan was hospitalized Friday evening for dehydration and exhaustion after fasting for more than a month and protesting earlier this week in 100-degree weather, friends and relatives said. Sheehan was listed in stable condition at Providence Health Center in Waco. Brenda Mauk, a nursing supervisor, declined to say what Sheehan was being treated for and declined to release additional information. Sheehan was taken to the Waco hospital after friends picked her up Friday afternoon at the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport,...
  • McKinney Claims Defamation, Demands News Retraction

    08/03/2006 2:15:18 PM PDT · by jmcenanly · 37 replies · 1,110+ views
    CNS News ^ | August 02, 2006 | Nathan Burchfiel
    United States Rep. Cynthia McKinney, embroiled in controversy since a March 29 altercation with Capitol Hill police and facing a tough Democratic primary in her Georgia district, has demanded that the Atlanta Journal Constitution retract an editorial critical of her. Contrary to other media reports, McKinney has not yet filed a lawsuit against the newspaper, according to her attorney. Capitol Hill Officer Paul McKenna stopped McKinney in March when she tried to bypass a metal detector. She was not at the time wearing a pin identifying her as a member of Congress. According to the police report, McKinney struck the...
  • Who Lost Israel? George Bush (Warning, author foams at the mouth)

    06/21/2006 7:57:45 AM PDT · by Great Communicator · 39 replies · 933+ views
    PalestineChronicle ^ | Tuesday June 20, 2006 | Andy Martin
    Hypocrisy is a marvelous lubricant for politics and government. But sometimes hypocritical situations can’t help but provide us with a truer insight into the future that a leader may wish to reveal. Such is the case with President Bush and the current Erich Von Stroheim-style leader of Israel: Ehud Olmert. Foreign policy will obviously be the defining legacy of the second Bush Presidency. I believe historians will ask: Who Lost Israel? The answer: George Bush. Earlier this year Bush himself raised the "Israel issue" when he condemned efforts to link the invasion of Iraq to Israeli pressure. But in his...
  • Ahmadinejad tells Bush he has failed and to look to his faith

    05/09/2006 11:25:26 PM PDT · by MadIvan · 51 replies · 1,094+ views
    The Scotsman ^ | May 10, 2006 | MICHAEL THEODOULOU
    WITH world powers deadlocked over how to curb Iran's nuclear ambitions, details emerged yesterday of an extraordinary letter written by hardline Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to US president George Bush.Mr Ahmadinejad hectored and lectured his American counterpart on a broad range of issues from the US invasions of Iraq and Afghanistan, to Washington's support for Israel and abuses of detainees in Guantanamo Bay and Abu Ghraib. He declared loftily that western-style democracy and liberalism had failed and ended the 18-page letter by urging Bush to return to religion. American officials promptly dismissed the "rambling" correspondence as irrelevant. Condoleeza Rice, the...
  • Former Military Air Traffic Controller Claims Comet Collision with Earth on May 25, 2006

    04/21/2006 7:54:42 PM PDT · by george76 · 301 replies · 6,859+ views
    Eric Julien, a former French military air traffic controller and senior airport manager, has completed a study of the comet 73P Schwassmann- Wachmann and declared that a fragment is highly likely to impact the Earth on or around May 25, 2006. Comet Schwassman-Wachmann follows a five-year orbit that crosses the solar system's ecliptic plane. It has followed its five year orbit intact for centuries; but, in 1995, mysteriously fragmented. According to Julien, this is the same year that a crop circle appeared showing the inner solar system with the Earth missing from its orbit. He argues the "Missing Earth" crop...
  • Strangers Like George Bush

    03/28/2006 3:24:23 AM PST · by Brian_Baldwin · 82 replies · 1,584+ views
    opinion | 3/28/06 | brianbaldwin
    You may not understand now what I am going to say, which has to do with separation from, and separation of, family. But you very well will understand in your own time. The illegal aliens who are now so demanding, and who are now being given their demands. and for that reason will now demand much, much more - indeed everything, from you - they talk about how those who want to have the most basic laws, perhaps people like you who want the most basic laws because you want to protect your family, well, people like you are told...
  • Paris Pelted with Flour (PETA Whackjobs Assault Fashion Designer and Paris Hilton)

    02/16/2006 1:48:19 AM PST · by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle · 42 replies · 3,684+ views
    Evening Standard ^ | 02/15/2006 | Alistair Foster
    Designer Julien Macdonald and heiress Paris Hilton were pelted with flour by anti-fur protesters after his show at London Fashion Week. They were attacked by campaigners from PETA - People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals - after a catwalk show which featured a series of models dressed in fur. Macdonald was covered from head to toe in flour as he posed for pictures with Hilton, who escaped with a sprinkling on her shoulder. She had made a surprise appearance on the catwalk of Macdonald's show at Freemasons Hall in Covent Garden, wearing a number of his gowns. But when...
  • Evidence That 2004 Election Was Stolen

    01/30/2006 8:17:56 AM PST · by Toddsterpatriot · 118 replies · 4,613+ views ^ | Jan. 20, 2006 | Paul Craig Roberts
    As coincidence would have it, Mark Crispin Miller's new book, "Fooled Again" (Basic Books), documenting the Republican theft of the 2004 presidential election, arrived in the same mail delivery with the Jan. 12 edition of the Defuniak Springs Herald, the locally owned weekly newspaper in a Florida panhandle county seat. The Florida panhandle is thoroughgoing Republican. Even Democrats run as Republicans. Nevertheless, the newspaper's editor, Ron Kelley, believes that American political life is measured by something larger than party affiliation. In his editorial, "The Shepherds and the Sheep," Kelley reports that two Florida counties have banned any further use of...
  • Guilty When Charged

    12/28/2005 7:44:08 PM PST · by A. Pole · 139 replies · 2,205+ views
    Chronicles Magazine ^ | Wednesday, December 28, 2005 | Paul Craig Roberts
    While enjoying the Christmas season in the comfort of your home, take a minute to say a prayer for the wrongfully convicted. American prisons are full of wrongfully convicted persons. Many were coerced into admitting to crimes they did not commit by prosecutors’ threats to pile on more charges. Others were convicted by false testimony from criminals bribed by prosecutors, who exchanged dropped charges or reduced sentences for false testimony against defendants. Not all the wrongfully convicted are poor. Some are wealthy and prominent people targeted by corrupt prosecutors seeking a celebrity case in order to boost their careers. Until...
  • Clarifications on the Case for Free Trade

    12/10/2005 1:15:33 PM PST · by A. Pole · 26 replies · 590+ views
    Ludwig von Mises Institute ^ | Saturday, January 10, 2004 | Paul Craig Roberts
    Free trade has necessary conditions. Today these conditions are not met. This point has escaped Joe Salerno and George Reisman (both writing on, as it has a vast number of other people. The case for free trade is based on David Ricardo’s principle of comparative advantage. Ricardo addressed the question how trade could take place between country A and country B (England and Portugal in his example) if country B was more efficient in the production of tradable goods (cloth and wine in his example) than A. In other words, if Portugal could produce both cloth and wine at lower cost than...
  • US Orders Syria To Do the Impossible

    01/26/2006 8:17:19 AM PST · by Toddsterpatriot · 32 replies · 1,777+ views
    ChamPress ^ | Jan 26,2006 | Paul Craig Roberts
    Is there a person anywhere in the world who still thinks there is an ounce of sanity in the Bush administration? If so, let that person read John Bolton’s orders to Syria in the January 24 online edition of the Israeli newspaper Haaretz. [UN Security Council calls on Syria to comply with Lebanon By The Associated Press] Bolton is Bush’s unconfirmed ambassador to the United Nations. Bolton, a neoconservative warmonger, has managed to get the UN Security Council on January 23 to instruct Syria to disband and disarm the Lebanese militias. Bolton says, "I hope in Damascus they read it...

    12/01/2005 9:35:07 AM PST · by stm · 36 replies · 1,796+ views
    Michelle's Blog ^ | 01 Dec 05 | Michelle Malkin
    Um, no one. Sorry to disappoint the moonbats and Mother Ship riders, but the flooding of New Orleans wasn't a Republican conspiracy to kill black people. Via Paul at Wizbang, Bob Marshall of the New Orleans Time-Picayune penned a summary yesterday of the real reasons for the failure of the 17th Street Canal levee in New Orleans: The floodwall on the 17th Street Canal levee was destined to fail long before it reached its maximum design load of 14 feet of water because the Army Corps of Engineers underestimated the weak soil layers 10 to 25 feet below the levee,...
  • Lunatic Sheehan: Get troops out of 'occupied New Orleans'

    09/16/2005 2:28:59 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 192 replies · 5,575+ views
    WND ^ | September 16, 2005
    Mother of slain soldier decries 'military and governmental fascism'Fresh from a visit to hurricane-ravaged Louisiana, anti-Bush activist Cindy Sheehan is demanding the U.S. military be removed from "occupied New Orleans." In a dispatch on leftist filmmaker Michael Moore's website, Sheehan said she was troubled by the "level of the military presence" in the Gulf Coast state. "George Bush needs to stop talking, admit the mistakes of his all around failed administration, pull our troops out of occupied New Orleans and Iraq, and excuse his self from power," she said. "The only way America will become more secure is if we...
  • Fear Not Sharia in Ontario

    09/09/2005 8:56:41 PM PDT · by Allan · 30 replies · 708+ views
    The National Post ^ | September 9, 2005 | Editorial
    Fear not Sharia in Ontario The ongoing brouhaha surrounding Ontario's possible approval of Sharia law as a basis for legal arbitration of family disputes reflects the suspicions many Westerners harbour toward Islam in the wake of 9/11 and other terror attacks. With activists fearing any validation of Sharia in Ontario may lead to similar moves elsewhere, the issue has attracted international attention: Yesterday, protest marches took place not only in Toronto and Ottawa, but also in 10 other cities among them Montreal, Ottawa, Paris and London. " But while critics are correct to guard against the validation of extreme religious...

    08/30/2005 8:15:26 AM PDT · by fortunecookie · 219 replies · 3,918+ views ^ | 25 August 2005 | Ian Markham-Smith
    TOM CRUISE reckons he has lived before and was even more talented and successful in his previous lives. The eccentric War Of The Worlds star told a press conference that he is "old beyond reckoning". And despite all his wealth and fame, he believes his current life is "probably one of the least satisfying" he has led.
  • Cindy Sheehan "Camp Casey Day 20"

    08/27/2005 11:48:53 AM PDT · by stm · 87 replies · 2,284+ views
    The Huffington Post ^ | August 27, 2005 | Cindy Sheehan
    I finally figured out George Bush's NEW reason for staying in Iraq. This reason has also been co-opted by the Move America Forward and the poor mothers who would be honored if their sons were killed in George Bush's war for greed and power.
  • Casey in heaven 'calls Bush idiot'

    08/25/2005 8:51:10 PM PDT · by Jacob Kell · 327 replies · 5,724+ views ^ | August 25, 2005 | Joe Kovacs
    Anti-war activist Cindy Sheehan is now "channeling" her slain son, Casey, from heaven, suggesting he's calling President Bush "an idiot," and she claims to have "tens of thousands of angels" supporting her cause to bring U.S. troops home immediately. "When I get up [to heaven], he's gonna say, 'Good job, mom,'" Mrs. Sheehan said in a speech last night upon her return to Crawford, Texas. "He's not going to say, 'Why'd you make me spin in my grave?' you know. And I can just hear him saying, 'George Bush, you are really an idiot. You didn't know what you were...
  • The Left Is Cuckoo Over John Roberts (Don Feder's Lefty Moonbats Alert)

    08/01/2005 6:15:09 AM PDT · by goldstategop · 4 replies · 680+ views ^ | 08/01/05 | Don Feder
    It’s been less than two weeks since the president announced his nomination to fill a vacancy on the Supreme Court – we’re still more than a month away from confirmation hearings – and the left is acting like a pack of rabid wolves – snapping their teeth and salivating as they bay at the moon. In other words, it’s behaving predictably. If there was a prize for the most asinine pronouncement from this bone-head brigade, the competition would be fierce. Democrats are frantically posturing for their core constituencies. (“Hey, look at me. I can be even more hypocritical than Ted...
  • Man charged with indecent exposure after being found naked in cornfield

    07/26/2005 3:37:56 AM PDT · by Inge_CAV · 134 replies · 2,301+ views
    Times ^ | July 26, 2005 | Tom Smith
    Man charged with indecent exposure after being found naked in cornfield By Tom Smith LITTLEVILLE -- Police Chief William Nale has been in law enforcement for more than 30 years and said some of the calls he's been on never cease to amaze him. One of those took place Monday morning when the department got a call about a naked man in the neighborhood near Twin Pines Country Club. After responding to the call, police spotted the suspect. "He was standing in a cornfield, picking the corn and eating it raw,'' Nale said. "He didn't have anything on, not even...