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  • Hollywood earthquake is third in 10 days

    02/08/2014 4:52:18 PM PST · by ilovesarah2012 · 82 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | February 8, 2014 | Jason Felch
    A shallow magnitude 3.0 earthquake that was centered near Hollywood and shook parts of the Los Angeles basin Saturday morning was the third temblor to hit the area in the last two weeks. The latest quake occurred at 10:13 a.m. at a depth of 5.0 miles and was felt from the Westside to East L.A., said Anthony Guarino, a seismologist at Caltech. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the epicenter was near the intersection of Melrose and Virgil avenues, on the eastern edge of Hollywood. It was the third magnitude 3.0 or greater quake to hit that area in the...
  • Countdown: US Hits Debt Ceiling in 84 Days

    11/16/2013 4:15:22 AM PST · by stevie_d_64 · 22 replies
    Breitbart ^ | November 15, 2013 | Mike Flynn
    Twelve weeks from today, the US government will hit its borrowing limit. When Congress lifted the debt ceiling last month, for the first time ever, it pegged the increase to a specific date, rather than a dollar amount. The current borrowing authority expires in just 84 days, on February 7th.
  • Alec Baldwin stalker found guilty: Genevieve Sabourin sentenced to 210 days in jail

    11/14/2013 8:54:02 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 40 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | 11/14/2013 | SHAYNA JACOBS AND CORKY SIEMASZKO
    The obsessed French-Canadian actress who made Alec Baldwin’s life a living hell was found guilty Thursday of stalking and other charges. Genevieve Sabourin, who turned her trial into a circus when she heckled Baldwin and his wife Hilaria on the stand, stayed silent and looked glum as the judge declared her guilty on all counts — and gave her a piece of his mind. “You had no right to continue communications or pursue contact you knew to be unwanted and unwelcome,” Manhattan Criminal Court Judge Robert Mandelbaum said. “Your relentless and escalating campaign of threats and in person appearances in...
  • House to work 113 days in 2014

    10/31/2013 1:52:13 PM PDT · by Libloather · 15 replies
    Politico ^ | 10/31/13 | GINGER GIBSON
    The House will return to work on Jan. 7 after the Christmas break, giving them seven working days in the new year before government funding runs out again. There are 16 scheduled days left in the current year, but few expect any measure to extend government funding to get rolling before the House departs for Christmas break on December 13. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor released the schedule for 2014 on Thursday, which lists 113 working days. The calendar includes the chamber’s usual August recess and another extended break in October when members traditionally return to their districts to campaign....
  • Weapons inspectors need 4 days in Syria to conclude probe - U.N. chief

    08/28/2013 6:25:19 AM PDT · by maggief · 5 replies
    Reuters ^ | August 28, 2013
    EXCERPT "They are working very hard, under very, very dangerous circumstances," (U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon) told a news conference in The Hague where he was attending centenary celebrations for the Peace Palace. "Let them conclude their work for four days, and then we will have to analyse scientifically with experts and then I think we will have to report to the Security Council for any actions."
  • Military reduces furlough days.

    08/07/2013 4:07:51 PM PDT · by SandRat · 23 replies
    FORT HUACHUCA — Department of Defense civil service employees received good news Tuesday when they were informed nearly half of the furlough days they expected to have to take before the end of September were cut. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel said instead of 11 days taken without pay it would be reduced to six, meaning civil service employees working for the military will not have to take five days off sans salary. So, instead of the employees facing a 20 percent loss of pay from July 9 to Sept. 30, the cut will be slightly more than 10 percent....
  • Support ‘National Eat at Chick-fil-A Day’ in the USA: July 25th & August 1st

    07/25/2012 5:49:56 AM PDT · by Steelers6 · 64 replies
    Godfather Politics Blog ^ | July 25, 2012 | steelers6
    In response to attacks by the powerful and offensive homosexual lobby, friends of Chick-fil-A are promoting National Eat at Chick-fil-A Day on July 25th and August 1st. I’ll be there on both days. In fact, all the employees at our various businesses will be eating at Chick-fil-A the next two Wednesdays. As is typical of the homosexual lobby, many angry messages were left on Chick-fil-A’s Facebook page, including: “Hate mongers! Never again! Not another $ from me.” “Goodbye Chikkk-fil-a! Your food was delicious, but I can no longer eat nuggets filled with hate!” Of course, it’s not about hate. It’s...
  • 2010 email on Solyndra: 'Bad days are coming'

    10/04/2011 4:59:56 PM PDT · by Nachum · 5 replies
    Politico ^ | 10/4/11 | DARREN SAMUELSOHN |
    Top White House advisers and OMB career staffers worried about the political risks from President Barack Obama's Solyndra 2010 visit and also discussed deeper management programs inside the Energy Department's loan guarantee program, according to more than a dozen internal email threads released Tuesday by House Democrats. "There is an inherent risk in highlighting a single company before they have a track record," Valerie Jarrett, a senior adviser to Obama, wrote to Ronald Klain, Vice President Joe Biden's chief of staff, on May "Or even after they have one :-)" Klain replied in a colorful exchange that came just two...
  • Eight Hundred Days Without A Budget-A new milestone in Democrat Party governance is reached.

    07/25/2011 7:42:25 AM PDT · by WOBBLY BOB · 14 replies
    human events ^ | 7-8-11 | John Hayward
    Democrats have controlled the Senate and the White House since the election of 2008, and the House of Representatives up until this year.  Certainly they could have passed any budget they desired, including one with tax increases and spending increases.  But they chose to ignore the 800-day gorilla in the room because they don't want to be on record supporting a budget that actually does what they want.  Then the public could hold them accountable for their cowardly and irresponsible behavior in the face of national fiscal calamity.  
  • 600 More Days of Obama

    05/29/2011 10:28:15 AM PDT · by Nachum · 15 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 5/29/11 | Alan Caruba
    As of May 30, 2011, America has 600 days more of rule by President Barack Hussein Obama.He is the 44th President and, while we have had incompetent Presidents in the past, we have never had one determined to destroy the nation. It has taken more than two years for most sentient Americans to grasp this extraordinary threat. He has not solved problems. He has exacerbated them. Granted the financial crisis began in 2008 as President George W. Bush was finishing his second term, but President Obama—aside from blaming Bush for everything
  • Vanity - Transcript of Obama's "Days, not weeks" comment?

    05/27/2011 11:08:50 AM PDT · by GreatJoeMcCarthy · 11 replies
    My confusion | May 27, 2011 | Myself
    I am listening to a debate between students regarding the 3-month-old Libyan war. The tone of the debate seems to be centered around a comment in a speech where Obama said that US military involvement in Libya would last days and not weeks. I started a conversation with some listeners and they also assume Obama said the same thing. I do not remember Obama saying that. I searched for a transcript of Obama making that comment and I found nothing. I did find a quote where Obama said the transition to NATO of control over US military forces would occur...
  • Limited US Role in Libya Means No Need to Get Congressional Authorization

    05/21/2011 7:27:48 PM PDT · by Sprite518 · 14 replies
    In an effort to satisfy those arguing he needs to seek congressional authorization to continue US military activity in accordance with the War Powers Resolution, President Obama wrote a letter to congressional leaders this afternoon suggesting that the role is now so “limited” he does not need to seek congressional approval.
  • EPA's days as 'rogue agency' are numbered

    04/10/2011 8:56:13 AM PDT · by Nachum · 12 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 4/10/11 | Editor
    Lost in the kabuki-dance drama of last week's budget showdown were immensely important votes in the Senate and House on the Environmental Protection Agency's efforts to govern through regulation. In the House, 19 Democrats joined the Republican majority in a decisive 255-172 vote to defund the EPA's attempt to circumvent Congress and begin its own cap-and-trade program. The measure was introduced by House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton of Michigan. A companion measure introduced in the Senate by Sen. Jim Inhofe, the Oklahoma Republican who is the ranking minority member of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee,
  • SO LONG TO YA 2010 / JIBJAB YEAR IN REVIEW!

    12/23/2010 9:54:56 AM PST · by Jo Nuvark · 10 replies · 3+ views
    YOUTUBE ^ | 12-19-10
    This year we've turned Obama and Biden into puppets to sing a duet of regret. After a grueling year of Wikileaks and oil spills, join our Oval Officers in kicking off 2011 by kicking 2010 out the door! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CCuoLd0K4lY
  • This is just too funny, so I'm posting it again

    11/05/2010 12:52:57 PM PDT · by paterfamilias · 30 replies
    The Hope for America ^ | Nov 3, 2010 | Glenn Beck
    This is the full 8-minute video of "Happy Days Are Here Again" from the Glenn Beck radio show on November 3rd, the day after the election. It is so funny that I'm still watching it!
  • The Last Days of Shorebank

    08/05/2010 5:26:22 PM PDT · by Nachum · 8 replies
    Verum Serum ^ | 8/5/10 | John
    Curiously enough, once SIGTARP announced that it might investigate undue political pressure to bailout Shorebank, the government support seems to have dried up: ShoreBank Corp. has failed to secure $75 million in federal bailout money and may be forced to close, Bloomberg News reported today. The Chicago-based bank, known for lending to low-income communities, raised more than $145 million in private equity. But the money was contingent on federal help. Citing three people with direct knowledge of the matter, Bloomberg said the federal money is not forthcoming. It said one source said the private equity is scheduled to be returned...
  • Disaster in the Gulf: 48 Days and Counting ...

    06/07/2010 6:49:28 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 10 replies · 89+ views
    FOXNews.com ^ | June 06, 2010
    FOXNews.com - June 06, 2010 Disaster in the Gulf: 48 Days and Counting ... The Obama administration claims it has been on top of the Gulf oil spill disaster since "day one." Here's a look at what the president and administration have been doing every day since the Deepwater Horizon rig exploded April 20, triggering the massive spill. fox news The Obama administration claims it has been on top of the Gulf oil spill disaster since "day one." Here's a look at what the president and administration have been doing every day since the Deepwater Horizon rig exploded April 20,...
  • Hung parliament: parties have 15 days to cut deal or face election

    05/09/2010 11:37:59 PM PDT · by Chet 99 · 11 replies · 597+ views
    Hung parliament: parties have 15 days to cut deal or face election The major political parties have 15 days to try to thrash out a deal to form the next government before the country faces the prospect of a second general election. By By Andrew Porter, Political Editor Published: 11:30PM BST 09 May 2010 Under a new set of guidelines put in place by the civil service Gordon Brown could remain as Prime Minister until 25 May – the day of the Queen's Speech. By then either the prime minister, David Cameron or Nick Clegg has to show that he...
  • Baby Boy Survives For Nearly Two Days After Abortion

    04/28/2010 12:55:51 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 26 replies · 874+ views
    Telegraph(UK) ^ | April 28, 2010 | Simon Caldwell
    Baby Boy Survives For Nearly Two Days After Abortion A baby boy abandoned by doctors to die after a botched abortion was found alive nearly two days later. By Simon Caldwell 28 Apr 2010 The 22-week infant later died in intensive care at a hospital in the mother's home town of Rossano in southern Italy. The mother, pregnant for the first time, had opted for an abortion after prenatal scans suggested that her baby was disabled. However the infant survived the procedure, carried out on Saturday in the Rossano Calabria hospital, and was left by doctors to die. He was...
  • Baby Survives Two Days After Abortion

    04/28/2010 12:23:07 PM PDT · by marcbold · 11 replies · 455+ views
    Creative Minority Report ^ | 4-28-10 | Matt Archbold
    Left for dead. That's the only accurate way to describe the fate of the baby who survived a botched abortion in Italy only to be abandoned until being discovered by a priest the following day. The UK Telegraph reports: A baby boy abandoned by doctors to die after a botched abortion was found alive nearly two days later. The 22-week infant later died in intensive care at a hospital in the mother's home town of Rossano in southern Italy. The mother, pregnant for the first time, had opted for an abortion after prenatal scans suggested that her baby was disabled....
  • Baby boy survives for nearly two days after abortion

    04/28/2010 9:08:21 AM PDT · by NYer · 36 replies · 1,115+ views
    Telegraph ^ | April 27, 2010 | Simon Caldwell
    The 22-week infant later died in intensive care at a hospital in the mother's home town of Rossano in southern Italy. The mother, pregnant for the first time, had opted for an abortion after prenatal scans suggested that her baby was disabled. However the infant survived the procedure, carried out on Saturday in the Rossano Calabria hospital, and was left by doctors to die. He was discovered alive the following day – some 20 hours after the operation – by Father Antonio Martello, the hospital chaplain, who had gone to pray beside his body. He found that the baby, wrapped...
  • Philly charter school moonlights as a nightclub

    03/31/2010 9:27:03 AM PDT · by Maelstorm · 18 replies · 449+ views
    http://www.google.com ^ | Mar 30,2010 | By KATHY MATHESON
    PHILADELPHIA — Who knew a school cafeteria could be so much fun? A space where hundreds of Philadelphia charter school students have been eating their lunches during mundane weekdays has been doubling in its off-hours as nightclub, offering dancing and drinking despite an expired liquor license. City and school officials are not happy about the arrangement between Club Damani and the Harambee Institute of Science and Technology Charter School, which serves about 450 children in kindergarten through eighth grade. Superintendent Arlene Ackerman said in a letter to Harambee on Monday that "a school and a nightclub cannot coexist in the...
  • Kerry Dancers

    03/17/2010 12:43:42 PM PDT · by JimVT · 6 replies · 341+ views
    Irish Roots cafe ^ | 1875 | J.L Molloy
    Oh, the days of the Kerry dancing Oh, the ring of the piper’s tune Oh, for one of those hours of gladness Gone, alas, like our youth, too soon! When the boys began to gather In the glen of a summer’s night And the Kerry piper’s tuning Made us long with wild delight! Oh, to think of it Oh, to dream of it Fills my heart with tears! Chorus Was there ever a sweeter Colleen In the dance than Eily More Or a prouder lad than Thady As he boldly took the floor. Lads and lasses to your places Up...
  • How big is a trillion?

    03/11/2010 1:51:28 PM PST · by OldNavyVet · 65 replies · 1,221+ views
    Old Navy Vet | 11 March 2010 | OldNavyVet
    Now that our government is daily dealing in trillions of dollars, my question is ... How big is a trillion?
  • Hamas sources claim deal to free Schalit could be days away

    11/22/2009 11:42:14 AM PST · by Nachum · 4 replies · 419+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 11/22/09 | staff
    A deal to free captured IDF soldier Gilad Schalit has been finalized, and will be signed in the coming days, according to Hamas sources quoted by Arab media Sunday. Captured IDF soldier Gilad... Al-Arabiya also quoted the sources as saying that something could still go wrong with the deal at any point. The deal would entail 450 Palestinian prisoners being released by Israel, 70 of which were new to the previous list. Some of the Palestinians would be transferred to the Gaza Strip, while others would leave the country. After the Palestinians are released, Schalit would be transferred to Israel...
  • Obama's First 100 Days In Office - Plus Rubin's Song

    05/08/2009 9:33:07 AM PDT · by DARCPRYNCE · 2 replies · 356+ views
    Edward L. Daley's YouTube Channel ^ | May 5, 2009 | Edward L. Daley
    Check out my latest video regarding Barack Obama's first 100 days in office, done in a comedic vain.
  • has already saved or created over 150,000 jobs

    04/29/2009 7:57:32 PM PDT · by FreedomFighter1013 · 24 replies · 1,941+ views
    Greg's Blog ^ | April 29, 2007 | Greg C.
    The president (Obama) said he has saved or created 150,000 jobs already. What is he talking about, the econmy purged over 600,000 jobs in the first quarter. And nobody asked him a question on it. Welcome to the future where up is down and left is right.
  • Promises, Promises

    03/01/2009 4:58:53 AM PST · by ReleaseTheHounds · 4 replies · 513+ views
    Wall Street Journal | April 30, 1993
    Wall Street Journal, April 30, 1993 “Promises, Promises” With the end of the Clinton presidency’s first 100 days, Stephen Moore and David J. Byrd thought this might be a good time to revisit some of Mr. Clinton’s more memorable pronouncements. We excerpt from their compilation for the House Republican Conference. “Racial Politics” Candidate Bill Clinton, Florida primary, March 27, 1992: “I think President Bush played racial politics with the Haitian refugees. I wouldn’t be shipping those poor people back.” President-elect Clinton in a radio address, Jan. 14, 1993: “The practice of returning those who fled Haiti by boat will continue,...
  • '12 Days of Christmas' items would cost $86,609

    12/02/2008 9:30:09 AM PST · by BGHater · 4 replies · 423+ views
    AP ^ | 01 Dec 2008 | DAN NEPHIN
    Given the economic downturn, even the most romantic might balk at the $86,609 price tag for the items in the carol, "The Twelve Days of Christmas." That's this year's cost, according to the annual "Christmas Price Index" compiled by PNC Wealth Management, which tallies the single partridge in a pear tree to the 12 drummers drumming, purchased repeatedly as the song suggests. The price is up $8,508 or 10.9 percent, from $78,100 last year. "True loves may take it on the chin for a peck on the cheek," said Jim Dunigan, managing executive of investment for PNC Wealth Management, which...
  • 'Deception': Christians war over worship day

    03/16/2008 10:00:56 PM PDT · by DouglasKC · 172 replies · 1,422+ views
    WorldNet Daily ^ | March 16, 2008 | Joe Kovacs
    SABBATH VS. SUNDAY: THE REST OF THE STORY'Deception': Christians war over worship day Two thousand years after Jesus walked the Earth, Christians are at war with each other concerning – as strange as it may sound – a day of the week mentioned in the Ten Commandments. The issue boils down to: "When is God's Sabbath?" In other words, what is His holy day of rest? Most Christians today think it's Sunday, when the majority of churches hold services. But others confidently say it's Saturday, calling Sunday worship "the most flagrant error of mainstream Christianity," believing Sunday-keepers are victims of...
  • Hen Yard Days

    03/12/2008 5:50:46 AM PDT · by Revski · 2 replies · 271+ views
    Big boy rooster greets the hen with a whistle and the hen speaks her mind. The next day, the rooster and hen, in the morning, met again. The hen greets the rooster and he speaks his mind. Revski (o7jimmy)
  • The Biblical Map to Jesus Christ's Return

    09/09/2007 5:07:34 PM PDT · by DouglasKC · 70 replies · 988+ views
    Good News Magazine ^ | August 2007 | Jerold Aust
    The Biblical Map to Jesus Christs Return Maps show the way from where you are to your final destination. The Bible provides the only spiritual map to our ultimate destiny. Doesn’t it make good sense to plan your life's journey by learning how to read the genuine biblical map? by Jerold Aust You and I may take ordinary road maps for granted, but the history of mapmaking shows that ancient peoples carefully relied on their relatively primitive maps. Noted author and professor John Noble Wilford wrote: "Before Europeans reached the Pacific, the Marshall Islanders were making stick charts. Sticks were...
  • Bush Proclaims 'National Days of Prayer and Remembrance'

    09/06/2007 4:42:34 PM PDT · by SandRat · 4 replies · 290+ views
    WASHINGTON, Sept. 6, 2007 – President Bush is urging Americans to light candles and ring bells to honor terrorism victims and servicemembers during “National Days of Prayer and Remembrance” tomorrow through Sept. 9. Bush carved out the symbolic calendar days to encourage Americans to remember the 2,974 people killed in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, and to reaffirm the global terror war’s foundation, according to a proclamation the White House released yesterday. “During this year's National Days of Prayer and Remembrance, we honor the thousands of victims who died in the brutal and ruthless attacks in New York...
  • Are These the End Times? (Newsweek Interviews Tim LaHaye)

    08/02/2006 5:37:46 AM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 464 replies · 5,936+ views
    Newsweek ^ | August 2, 2006 | Brian Braker
    When Tim LaHaye talks, the faithful listen—by the millions. The conservative Protestant minister is the coauthor of the wildly popular apocalyptic “Left Behind” novels. The controversial books, which have sold more than 60 million copies, depict the biblical end of the world: the Christian eschatology of the upheaval that precedes the second coming of Jesus Christ, known also as “end times.” LaHaye recently spoke with NEWSWEEK’s Brian Braiker about why he believes the events currently unfolding in the Middle East reflect biblical prophesy.
  • The Day of Atonement: Removal of Sin's Cause and Reconciliation to God

    09/25/2006 7:51:56 PM PDT · by DouglasKC · 7 replies · 409+ views
    God's Holy Days ^ | 1998? | Various
    The Day of Atonement: Removal of Sin's Cause and Reconciliation to GodWe have already seen-through the symbolism involved in the Passover-that Christ's shed blood atones for our past sins. In fact, atonement means reconciliation. The Day of Atonement symbolizes the reconciliation of God and all humanity. If we are reconciled to God through Christ's sacrifice, why do we need another Holy Day to teach us about reconciliation? If we are already reconciled, why do we need to fast, as commanded on the Day of Atonement? (Leviticus 23:27; Acts 27:9). What is this day's specific significance in God's master plan...
  • It May Well Take 20 Years. But Al-Qaeda's Days Are Numbered

    09/09/2006 8:20:20 PM PDT · by blam · 7 replies · 597+ views
    The Guardian (UK) ^ | 9-10-2006 | Jason Burke
    It may well take 20 years. But al-Qaeda's days are numbered Five years after 9/11, Osama bin Laden waits in vain for a Muslim 'awakening'. The lure of the West is just too powerful a force Jason Burke Sunday September 10, 2006 The Observer (UK) Tomorrow will mark five years since the attacks of 11 September 2001. If one generation knew where they were when mankind first walked on the moon, another knows where they were when the Twin Towers crumbled. And they know where they were when coalition troops first entered Iraq. And when the bombs exploded in London...
  • Charges Expected Within Days Over Airline 'Terror Plot' (UK)

    08/19/2006 6:03:35 PM PDT · by blam · 5 replies · 528+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 8-20-2006 | Sean Rayment
    Charges expected within days over airline 'terror plot' By Sean Rayment, Security Correspondent (Filed: 20/08/2006) Terrorism charges against the suspects allegedly involved in a plot to blow up transatlantic airliners are "imminent", The Sunday Telegraph has learnt. The police are "hugely optimistic" that they will be able to bring charges against many of the suspects in the very near future, according to security sources. Police explore a section of woods where a cache of liquid explosive is believed to have been found It is also thought that anti-terrorist officers have found the liquid explosive which police believe was intended to...
  • 9 killed in Seattle area in as many days (Sen. Durbin of Illinois cannot be reached for comment...)

    07/27/2006 8:07:38 PM PDT · by Libloather · 44 replies · 1,930+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | 7/27/06 | GENE JOHNSON
    9 killed in Seattle area in as many daysBy GENE JOHNSON, Associated Press Writer Thu Jul 27, 7:29 PM ET SEATTLE - A 3-year-old boy, his throat slit, dies along with his brother, mother and aunt while his father is serving in Iraq. Hikers find a librarian and her daughter shot to death along a trail. A group of young men are fired on when they pull their car into a driveway. The crimes left nine people dead in as many days, stunning this generally peaceful region. Law enforcement officials said they couldn't recall a similar string of multiple homicides...
  • Blair Sees Peace Plan 'Within Days'

    07/24/2006 5:07:23 PM PDT · by blam · 12 replies · 397+ views
    Blair sees peace plan 'within days' (Filed: 24/07/2006) Tony Blair predicted a peace plan for the Middle East was within sight as both Britain and America shifted diplomatic emphasis towards a near-term solution to the conflict in Lebanon. Israeli soldiers prepare to cross the border to Lebanon Mr Blair's comments, coming in a Downing Street press conference with Iraqi prime minister Nouri Maliki, step up the pressure on Israel's politicians and military who have said they may require weeks to achieve their objectives. "At some point in the next few days I hope we can say very clearly what our...
  • Bible prophecy news, links, etc (Vanity)

    01/27/2006 1:38:10 PM PST · by WKUHilltopper · 29 replies · 833+ views
    Sorry if this has been posted in the past--but I was wondering which sites everyone considered "good" or "legitmate" prophetic/prophetic news sites were. Just trying to expand my reading and studying time on the subject. I know about Van Impe,et al, but not sure I trust the intent of these guys. Thanks in advance!
  • Reporter Spends 101 Days with 101st Airborne

    07/03/2006 2:31:33 PM PDT · by SandRat · 31 replies · 824+ views
    Defend America News ^ | Capt. Lyn Graves
    Shelby Monroe, a reporter embedded with 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division in Iraq, stands in front of an overturned truck that had been found filled with explosives near Tal Afar, Iraq. Courtesy photo by Shelby Monroe Reporter Spends 101 Days with 101st Airborne Tennessee reporter embeds with 101st Airborne to report on soldiers' stories. By U.S. Army Capt. Lyn Graves 133rd Mobile Public Affairs Detachment KIRKUK, Iraq, July 3, 2006 -- Spending 101 days with the 101st Airborne Division in the heat of north-central Iraq during Operation Iraqi Freedom is not what some journalists would call a...
  • The Sniper's Plan: Kill Six Whites A Day For 30 Days (Muhammad - Malvo)

    05/24/2006 8:40:08 PM PDT · by blam · 32 replies · 1,407+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 5-25-2006 | Harry Mount
    The sniper's plan: kill six whites a day for 30 days By Harry Mount in New York (Filed: 25/05/2006) One of the two snipers who murdered 10 people in a killing spree that terrorised Washington has revealed their plans to kill hundreds of children, policemen and rescue workers in an attempt to shut down cities across the country. John Allen Muhammad, 45, and his accomplice, Lee Boyd Malvo, 21, brought America's capital to a standstill in 2002 as they picked off white targets at petrol stations and shops in the city's prosperous suburbs. Muhammad: ‘a coward’ Malvo testified that Muhammad,...
  • Mass. Legislature to quadruple funds for gay programs in schools

    05/22/2006 9:38:14 PM PDT · by darkangel82 · 29 replies · 699+ views
    MassResistance ^ | May 22 | Brian Camenker
    Last year the Massachusetts Legislature stunned parents and citizens by raising the funding for homosexual programs in the public schools by 70% -- from $250,000 to $425,000 (and overwhelmingly passing it over the Governor's veto). And what followed has been a year of unprecedented, aggressive, and militant homosexual activism in the public schools, from "Gay Days" and the Day of Silence in schools across the state, and even elementary school horrors such as the "King and King" incident. Much of this money goes directly to the "Governor's Commission on Gay and Lesbian Youth, which funnels many thousands of dollars to...
  • British Take On Taliban In Five Days Of Afghan Fire-Fights

    05/22/2006 6:16:31 PM PDT · by blam · 10 replies · 622+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 5-23-2006 | Isambard Wilkinson
    British take on Taliban in five days of Afghan fire-fights By Isambard Wilkinson in Kabul (Filed: 23/05/2006) British troops have engaged in fire-fights with Taliban insurgents for the first time since deploying in Afghanistan, it emerged yesterday. A senior British officer in Kabul said more than 100 soldiers from 16 Air Assault Brigade helped Afghan soldiers and police fight off attacks by hundreds of Taliban fighters over the past five days in the southern Helmand province. It was also disclosed that recently commissioned British Apache helicopters have been involved in combat operations for the first time ever. "They fired at...
  • Joint Enlistment Ceremony Highlights Day's Festivities

    05/05/2006 6:20:37 PM PDT · by SandRat · 2 replies · 182+ views
    American Forces Press Service ^ | Samantha L. Quigley
    MIAMI, May 5, 2006 – As part of Fleet Week USA and 2006 McDonald's Air and Sea Show festivities in South Florida, five services welcomed new recruits here yesterday. A total of 144 recruits - 25 from the Army; 30, Navy; 50, Air Force; 36, Marine Corps; and three, Coast Guard - were sworn in by Navy Vice Adm. Mark Fitzgerald, commander Second Fleet and Strike Fleet Atlantic, in Miami May 4. The ceremony was part of a day of recognition that included family, friends and employers and the Tuskegee Airmen. Photo by Samantha L. Quigley  (Click photo for screen-resolution...
  • Final Days of Girl's Life Reveal Horrors(stepfather beat his stepdaughter to death)

    01/22/2006 1:31:37 AM PST · by freepatriot32 · 11 replies · 1,032+ views
    http://www.comcast.net/ ^ | 1 22 06 | ADAM GOLDMAN,
    NEW YORK - In the eyes of her stepfather, 7-year-old Nixzmary Brown was an out-of-control troublemaker. She stole money from her parents and broke her siblings' toys, she stole milk from a younger sibling and broke their computer printer, he said. And when he found that she had gone into the refrigerator and taken a cup of yogurt she wasn't supposed to have, he flew into a rage. Police say Cesar Rodriguez beat the little girl to death, then tossed her on the floor of what was known in the family's apartment as the "dirty room," a rodent-infested room where...
  • Parrot Worker Left Untreated For Days (H5N1 Flu UK)

    11/12/2005 5:17:55 PM PST · by blam · 15 replies · 782+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 11-13-2005 | Philip Edwards
    Parrot worker left untreated for days By Philip Edwards (Filed: 13/11/2005) Crucial treatment for a hospital worker exposed to Britain's first case of deadly bird flu through his other job as a quarantine worker was delayed by at least three days because of a blunder by government officials, the Sunday Telegraph has learnt. Officials at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs are understood to have risked an outbreak of the disease by failing to alert local health authorities that Howard Savage urgently needed antiviral treatment. Mr Savage, who runs the quarantine centre where two infected parrots died, approached...
  • Right wing stepping up war on Hillary Clinton (dark days for conservative activists)

    06/20/2005 3:26:11 PM PDT · by Libloather · 42 replies · 2,832+ views
    North Jersey .cam ^ | 6/20/05 | DICK POLMAN
    Right wing stepping up war on Hillary Clinton Monday, June 20, 2005 By DICK POLMAN PHILADELPHIA - These are dark days for the conservative activists who despise Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, and they're itching to brighten their mood by taking her down. Much to their horror, she appears to be shedding her 1990s image as a leftist Lady Macbeth, winning plaudits as a hawkish senator who talks about God and breaking bread with many of the same Republicans who impeached her husband. It's gotten to the point where a Fox News poll last week found that her national favorability rating...
  • Iraqi Army Hostage Survives 22 Days Of Torture By Rebels (Operation Spear)

    06/19/2005 5:33:40 PM PDT · by blam · 14 replies · 713+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 6-20-2005 | Oliver Poole
    Iraqi army hostage survives 22 days of torture by rebels By Oliver Poole in Baghdad (Filed: 20/06/2005) A hostage who was found shackled in a torture room in Iraq by American soldiers has described how he was tormented for 22 days with electric shocks and daily beatings for no obvious reason. Ahmed Isa Fathil, 19, who had served briefly with the Iraqi army, is one of the few to have survived abduction by insurgents. Ahmed Isa Fathil did not know why he was kidnapped He recounted how he was kidnapped while eating lunch with his mother, bundled into the boot...
  • (French) Reporter Home After 157 Days As Iraq Hostage

    06/12/2005 5:13:18 PM PDT · by blam · 13 replies · 478+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 6-13-2005 | Adrian Blomfield/Henry Samuel
    Reporter home after 157 days as Iraq hostage By Adrian Blomfield in Baghdad and Henry Samuel in Paris (Filed: 13/06/2005) A Western reporter held hostage in Iraq was released by her captors over the weekend after five months of often solitary incarceration in a darkened cellar. Florence Aubenas of the French daily Libération was freed on Saturday and flew home yesterday to scenes of jubilation from family, friends and many ordinary citizens. Her Iraqi guide, Hussein Hanoun al-Saaedi, was also released and returned home to his family in Baghdad. "At the end of a long, painful, 157-day captivity that was...