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  • Biden: W.H. eying 19 executive actions on guns

    01/15/2013 6:25:55 AM PST · by LucianOfSamasota · 28 replies
    Politico ^ | 1/15/13 | REID J. EPSTEIN
    The White House has identified 19 executive actions for President Barack Obama to move unilaterally on gun control, Vice President Joe Biden told a group of House Democrats on Monday, the administration’s first definitive statements about its response to last month’s mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School. Later this week, Obama will formally announce his proposals to reduce gun violence, which are expected to include renewal of the assault weapons ban, universal background checks and prohibition of high-capacity magazine clips. But Biden, who has been leading Obama’s task force on the response, spent two hours briefing a small group...
  • Piers Morgan Takes Aim at the Bible

    12/31/2012 3:52:17 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 45 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 12/31/2012 | Selwyn Duke
    You've got to hand it to bloviating Brit Piers Morgan. While he got most of the facts wrong in his recent targeting of the Second Amendment, it hasn't stopped him from moving on to even more formidable targets. Such as the Bible. He says the book is "inherently flawed" -- and needs to be amended. Piers handed down his decree while interviewing Saddleback Church pastor Rick Warren on the December 24th "Piers Morgan Tonight." Yes, on Christmas Eve. When other hosts might be discussing love, brotherhood, salvation, and all things ethereal, Captain Morgan was giving us the world according to...
  • Obama: Only Three Other Presidents Might Outrank Me

    12/17/2011 8:42:49 AM PST · by Justaham · 67 replies
    breitbart.tv ^ | 12-17-11
    In his latest interview with CBS News's Steve Kroft, President Obama said "I would put our legislative and foreign policy accomplishments in our first two years against any president -- with the possible exceptions of Johnson, F.D.R., and Lincoln -- just in terms of what we've gotten done in modern history." CBS edited the statement out of the televised version of the interview.
  • Perry Campaign Chartered a Plane Used in Drug-Smuggling Ring

    10/23/2011 11:39:27 AM PDT · by BarnacleCenturion · 58 replies
    The Wall Street Journal ^ | OCTOBER 20, 2011 | Mark Maremont
    The campaign of Texas Gov. Rick Perry, which said Wednesday it had underpaid wealthy donors for use of their private jets, has another ticklish plane problem. For a campaign swing that started late last month, Mr. Perry’s campaign chartered a Gulfstream III owned by a California Mexican-food company, Marquez Brothers International, according to flight records and a Marquez Brothers executive. The same plane was used in a major cocaine-smuggling ring involving a well-known hip-hop music executive that was busted by federal officials last November, according to federal court filings. A pilot who flew the Marquez Brothers plane was among those...
  • Texas governor orders STD vaccine for all girls [4 year old article]

    09/13/2011 4:13:15 PM PDT · by perfect_rovian_storm · 116 replies · 1+ views
    AP via MSNBC ^ | 2/3/2007 | Associated Press
    Merck is bankrolling efforts to pass state laws across the country mandating Gardasil for girls as young as 11 or 12. It doubled its lobbying budget in Texas and has funneled money through Women in Government, an advocacy group made up of female state legislators around the country. ...SNIP... Perry has ties to Merck and Women in Government. One of the drug company’s three lobbyists in Texas is Mike Toomey, Perry’s former chief of staff. His current chief of staff’s mother-in-law, Texas Republican state Rep. Dianne White Delisi, is a state director for Women in Government. The governor also received...
  • Michele Bachmann is Wrong

    04/22/2011 9:45:13 AM PDT · by chatter4 · 30 replies
    Youtube ^ | April 22, 2011 | Chatter4
    Michele Bachmann is totally wrong about the eligibility issue. Clearly she does not realize how serious this issue is. She says she takes the President's word on this issue. The Constitution requires the President to be a natural-born Citizen-not just anyone claiming to be born in Hawaii. This issue should have been investigated and resolved by Congress, before he was sworn in-Not by a clerk in Hawaii.
  • Prediction: GOP comes crawlin' back to O'Donnell as her Campaign Money just keeps Pouring in ...

    09/15/2010 8:47:28 AM PDT · by Scythian · 98 replies
    Okay, for the first time in a long time I'm excited about our future, even donated to O'Donnell's campaign as I know many of you have. See http://www.christine2010.com/She is now at 93% of her stated 200k goal, and just hours ago it was 60%, the money is pouring in from American's all over the country. The GOP fat cats are no doubt curled up in the fetal position refreshing that page above and thinking, uh oh ... My prediction is you will see them recant on everything they said as she is showing she has what it takes, and the...
  • NY Times: In Weather Chaos, a Case for Global Warming

    08/15/2010 7:56:09 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 30 replies
    The New York Times ^ | August 14, 2010 | By JUSTIN GILLIS
    The summer’s heat waves baked the eastern United States, parts of Africa and eastern Asia, and above all Russia, which lost millions of acres of wheat and thousands of lives in a drought worse than any other in the historical record. Seemingly disconnected, these far-flung disasters are reviving the question of whether global warming is causing more weather extremes. The collective answer of the scientific community can be boiled down to a single word: probably. “The climate is changing,” said Jay Lawrimore, chief of climate analysis at the National Climatic Data Center in Asheville, N.C. “Extreme events are occurring with...
  • OIL SPILL - UN trucks preparations for martial law in Florida?

    06/12/2010 9:37:18 PM PDT · by tutstar · 70 replies · 2,324+ views
    googleearth ^ | 6/9/10 | liberteaparty
    have seen other info re other locations in FL
  • The last stand of the 'birther queen'?

    06/09/2010 1:57:17 PM PDT · by markomalley · 32 replies · 170+ views
    LA Times ^ | 6/9/2010 | Paul Thornton
    Politico.com raised a stink Tuesday over the possibility that "birther queen" Orly Taitz may win the GOP primary for secretary of state and put California Republicans in the embarrassing position of having a thoroughly discredited conspiracy theorist on their November ticket. The piece contained little evidence (perhaps because there isn't much) but leaned almost exclusively of the kind of why-not speculation popular in American punditry. Here's an excerpt: California Republicans optimistic about their prospects in November could find themselves with a bit of a problem after the votes are counted in Tuesday’s primaries -- a statewide ticket with the so-called...
  • Ron Paul: 13th Amendment bans income tax

    06/28/2010 7:49:04 PM PDT · by citizenredstater9271 · 203 replies · 2+ views
    Youtube ^ | June 27, 2010 | RidleyReport
    Who agrees and who disagrees with Dr. Paul? I would like to see income tax abolished (it is socialism light) but what say other Freepers? Watch the video of course.
  • Election official: I’d testify Obama not born in Hawaii

    06/14/2010 10:26:30 AM PDT · by raymcc · 58 replies · 1,305+ views
    American Grand Jury ^ | 6/14/2010 | Joe Kovacs
    The former Honolulu elections clerk who says President Obama was “definitely” not born in Hawaii and has no birth certificate from any hospital in the Aloha State says he’s willing to testify in court to those facts. “The things I’ve said, I don’t mind testifying in court,” Tim Adams, the senior elections clerk for the city and county of Honolulu in the 2008 campaign, told WND in an exclusive interview.
  • Hawaii Elections Official: OBAMA WAS NOT BORN HERE!

    06/13/2010 10:28:49 AM PDT · by adanaC · 42 replies · 2,428+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | JUNE 10, 2010 | Joe Kovacs
    A college instructor who worked as senior elections clerk for the city and county of Honolulu in 2008 is making the stunning claim Barack Obama was definitely not born in Hawaii as the White House maintains, and that a long-form, hospital-generated birth certificate for Obama does not even exist in the Aloha State. Tim Adams, a former senior elections clerk for Honolulu, now teaches English at Western Kentucky University.
  • FoxNation headline story now: "Should Obama release his birth certificate?"

    http://www.thefoxnation.com/politics/2009/05/27/gibbs-finally-fields-birth-certificate-question It appears something might be shaking loose, go to the link and add your opinion.
  • The Emperor Has No Birth Certificate

    04/06/2009 5:00:01 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 85 replies · 4,826+ views
    newsmax.com ^ | April 6, 2009 | Barry Farber
    John Dean, a President Nixon staffer as Watergate was about to unfold, told his boss, "There is a cancer on your presidency." Would any member of President Obama's staff dare tell him any such thing today? Watergate was Nixon's 800-pound gorilla everybody talked about, who sat there until he broke the sofa. The location of Obama's birth is an 800-pound gorilla that gets fatter every day and nobody — at least nobody in major media — likes to admit its existence. There's never been a coming-together of factors resembling this one in America's entire political history. At no point until...
  • Seattle paper says workers told jobs will end

    03/10/2009 4:58:45 PM PDT · by curth · 16 replies · 465+ views
    reuters ^ | 3/10/2009
    The Seattle Post-Intelligencer has told employees they might lose their jobs as soon as next week after a deadline for Hearst Corp to sell the newspaper passed on Monday. Hearst, which also may close the San Francisco Chronicle if the paper cannot cut costs, has not yet decided what to do with the Seattle paper, the Post-Intelligencer reported on its website on Tuesday. "These options exist: 1) Seek buyer. If no buyer, then 2) Go digital, or 3) Close. No decision has been made," Hearst spokesman Paul Luthringer told the paper. The paper has notified its roughly 170 employees that...
  • Brockhausen v. Andrade: Judge: “This Court has no Jurisdiction”; Update: US Attorneys...

    01/23/2009 12:07:59 PM PST · by rxsid · 235 replies · 5,864+ views
    The Right Side Of Life ^ | 1/23/2009 | rxsid
    Brockhausen v. Andrade: Judge: “This Court has no Jurisdiction”; Update: US Attorneys Getting Involved [snip} Quote: " I wanted to thank everybody for concern and well wishes. I just got ome from TX after some 48 hours with only 3 hours of sleep. TX judge Burt Carnes has allowed me to represent Jody Brockhausen against Secretary of State of TX, he has signed my application to represent her Pro Hac Vice (out of state attorney), but his decision was that he has no jurisdiction to hear the case in the state court. It looked like his mind was made even...
  • Decision on Obama citizenship issue pending

    12/05/2008 8:51:47 PM PST · by ckilmer · 61 replies · 2,620+ views
    Washington Times ^ | Saturday, December 6, 2008 | Tom Ramstack (Contact)
    The Supreme Court held off Friday on deciding whether to grant a hearing in a long-shot lawsuit that would decide whether Barack Obama can constitutionally become president as a "natural born" U.S. citizen. The Friday list of court orders that denies or grants hearings did not mention the lawsuit, which says Mr. Obama should be disqualified from the presidency because he purportedly acquired the same British citizenship that his father had when he was born.
  • David Horowitz: Obama Derangement Syndrome- Conservatives Need to Shut Up About the Birth Cert.

    12/06/2008 9:43:49 PM PST · by pissant · 775 replies · 12,242+ views
    HNN ^ | 12/6/08 | David Horowitz
    The continuing efforts of a fringe group of conservatives to deny Obama his victory and to lay the basis for the claim that he is not a legitimate president is embarrassing and destructive. The fact that these efforts are being led by Alan Keyes, an unhinged demagogue on the political fringe who lost a senate election to the then unknown Obama by 42 points should be a warning in itself. This tempest over whether Obama, the child of an American citizen, was born on American soil is tantamount to the Democrats' seditious claim that Bush "stole" the election in Florida...
  • Found! Obama's birth certificate

    11/24/2008 5:36:11 AM PST · by FreeAtlanta · 72 replies · 7,366+ views
    Worldnetdaily ^ | 11/24/2008 | Joel Barbee
    WorldnetDaily
  • Beating a Dead Horse

    07/14/2008 7:39:33 AM PDT · by politicalwit · 6 replies · 162+ views
    The Humor Archives ^ | unknown | unknown
    Dakota tribal wisdom says that when you discover you are riding a dead horse, the best strategy is to dismount. However, in business we often try other strategies with dead horses, including the following:
  • Clinton's derby pick put down

    05/04/2008 9:21:03 PM PDT · by Aussie Dasher · 19 replies · 206+ views
    Herald Sun ^ | 5 May 2008
    THE only filly in the legendary US Kentucky Derby, which Hillary Clinton urged her supporters to put their money on, broke both its ankles and was destroyed on the track after the race ended. Senator Clinton will be hoping Saturday's derby does not prove to be a political omen. Runner-up Eight Belles, whom Senator Clinton had urged supporters to put their money on as the sole female runner was humanely destroyed on the track minutes after the race ended. Barack Obama, Clinton's African-American rival for the Democratic White House nomination, may draw comfort from both the winning thoroughbred's name and...
  • Minnesota Man Claims He Took Drugs & Had Sex with Barack Obama in 1999

    02/20/2008 7:15:31 AM PST · by Pinetop · 297 replies · 1,316+ views
    Barack Obama now faces a new challenge - one that is sure to be much more scandalous than anything he's seen so far. If the allegations are to be believed, it's also a scandal that his campaign has tried to cover up. A Minnesota man has come forth, claiming that he took cocaine in 1999 with Obama, the then-Illinois legislator, and participated in homosexual acts with him. Larry Sinclair, the man making the claims, said his story was ignored by the news media. Still not willing to let this one slip quietly under the rug, Sinclair made a YouTube video...
  • Coulter's anti-Semitic comment too dangerous to ignore

    10/14/2007 10:41:22 PM PDT · by freedomdefender · 257 replies · 226+ views
    LA Times ^ | Oct 13 2007 | Tim Rutten
    Perhaps the best response came from the Anti-Defamation League, which called Coulter's comments "outrageous, offensive and a throwback to the centuries-old teaching of contempt for Jews and Judaism. The notion that Jews are religiously inferior or imperfect because they do not accept Christian beliefs was the basis for 2,000 years of church-based anti-Semitism. While she is entitled to her beliefs, using mainstream media to espouse the idea that Judaism needs to be replaced with Christianity and that each individual Jew is somehow deficient and needs to be "perfected" is rank Christian supersessionism and has been rejected by the Catholic Church...
  • Anti-Jewish Attacks in US, Columnist Suggests Jews be Christians--Thank You, Ann Coulter

    10/14/2007 7:45:16 AM PDT · by SJackson · 270 replies · 1,959+ views
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 10-14-07
    Anti-Jewish Attacks in US, Columnist Suggests Jews be Christians by Hana Levi Julian (IsraelNN.com) Anti-Semitic activity in the U.S. is on the rise, with two incidents reported this week on the eastern seaboard as top political columnist declares on national television that “it would be better if we were all Christian.” A rabbi suffered critical wounds after being severely beaten in the latest of several anti-Semitic attacks that have hit the community of Lakewood, New Jersey, home of the world-famous Lakewood Yeshiva. Rabbi Mordechai Moskowitz, age 53, was beaten earlier this week as he was walking to a synagogue. The...
  • Denver Post Columnist: Christians Could Be Suspect Over McVeigh's OK City Bombing

    05/15/2007 6:26:19 AM PDT · by Mobile Vulgus · 25 replies · 1,222+ views
    Newsbusters.org ^ | 5/15/07 | Warner Todd Huston
    Dick Kreck of the Denver Post seems to think there is a good "point" to a suggestion that Christians should be suspected bombers because Oklahoma City Bomber Timothy McVeigh was supposedly a Christian. In a column about local radio talk show host "Gunny Bob" of KOA, Kreck comments that a radio station detractor has "got a point" when he satirically said that, since McVeigh and Nichols were Christians, all Christians should be placed under surveillance because of the actions of the two bombers. The detractor was responding to talker "Gunny Bob's" idea that all Muslims in the USA should be...
  • "Nation Again Grieves Over A Tragedy "Of Monumental Proportions" (Barf-Brady campaign)

    04/17/2007 11:10:24 AM PDT · by Thunder90 · 24 replies · 527+ views
    Blacksburg, VA – Paul Helmke, President of the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, issued the following statement: "Our thoughts and prayers go out to the families of the Virginia Tech University community, and to the families of the victims of what appears to be one of the worst mass shootings in American history. "Details are still forthcoming about what motivated the shooter in this case to act, and how he was able to arm himself. It is well known, however, how easy it is for an individual to get powerful weapons in our country. "Eight years ago this week,...
  • Justices defend Florida recount decision ('had no choice but to intervene' in the Florida fiasco)

    01/24/2007 11:26:25 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 116 replies · 2,496+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 1/24/07 | Mark Sherman - ap
    WASHINGTON - Three of the five Supreme Court justices who handed the presidency to George W. Bush in 2000 say they had no choice but to intervene in the Florida recount. Comments from Justice Anthony Kennedy and retired Justice Sandra Day O'Connor are in a new book that was published this week. Justice Antonin Scalia made his remarks Tuesday at Iona College in New York. Scalia, answering questions after a speech, also said that critics of the 5-4 ruling in Bush v. Gore need to move on six years after the electoral drama of December 2000, when it seemed the...
  • Mystery: Why is man sitting on dead horse?

    01/06/2007 3:42:40 AM PST · by Aussie Dasher · 18 replies · 750+ views
    cnn.com ^ | 6 January 2007
    WAUSAU, Wisconsin (AP) -- Who is that mysterious, elegant man? And why is he sitting on a dead horse? Such are the questions sparked by a black-and-white photograph taken in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, between 1876 and 1884 that has led to nationwide curiosity, speculation and jokes. It's a picture of a mustachioed man in a suit and top hat who sits rakishly on the side of an expired horse in the middle of a dusty street. The picture was included in a newspaper's 2007 calendar and the response from readers prompted news articles. From there, it took off on the Internet....
  • Terri's Story

    12/03/2006 3:03:26 AM PST · by 8mmMauser · 1,928 replies · 20,116+ views
    Terri Schindler Schiavo Foundation ^ | December 3,2006 | Schindler Foundation
    Theresa Marie Schindler was born to Robert and Mary Schindler on December 3, 1963. She was the first of three children the Schindlers would have. Terri was a shy, but comical, child who had an affinity for music, animals and the arts. She kept a small circle of friends and was dear to schoolmates, neighboring families and her own extended family. Following high school, Terri came into her own. She developed a knack for sketching and doodling. She enjoyed outings with her friends. She was an adoptive mother to the family’s dog, Bucky. Terri attended Catholic School while growing up...
  • On HDNet, Rather tries something fresh

    11/11/2006 2:42:42 PM PST · by WestTexasWend · 5 replies · 551+ views
    http://www.austin360.com/tv/content/tv/stories/2006/11/11rather.html ^ | Saturday, November 11, 2006 | Diane Holloway
    Dan Rather is happier than a horse without a saddle — and feeling just about as free. Lately he's been humming the lyrics to Rodney Crowell's "Still Learning How to Fly." He even popped into Comedy Central on Tuesday night to banter with fake news guy Jon Stewart and offer a few folksy one-liners. On a more serious note, the proud Texan and former CBS News anchor is embarking on a new career as a "global correspondent" for "Dan Rather Reports," a weekly news program on the super-niche network HDNet. He has free rein to gallop into stories that his...
  • GOOGLE LIST BIOGRAPHY OF PRESIDENT W. BUSH FIRST UNDER SEARCH WORD FAILURE!

    http://www.google.com 1- Go to www.Google.com 2- Type in the word Failure 3- Look at it the first listing 4- Tell other people before the people at Google Fix it
  • Defaults rise in California

    08/22/2006 8:16:02 AM PDT · by ex-Texan · 100 replies · 2,927+ views
    Central Valley Business Times ^ | 8/21/2006 | Staff Writers
    • Q2 jumps by 67 percent year over year • Buyers done in by ‘creative mortgages’ according to figures released Monday by Foreclosures.com, a Central Valley-based real estate investment advisory firm and publisher of foreclosure property information. "Year over year at the end of the second quarter of 2006, foreclosure activity in California has increased more than 67 percent," says Alexis McGee, president of Fair Oaks-based ForeclosureS.com. The once hot housing markets in Las Vegas and Phoenix are cooling off rapidly and defaults there are on the rise as well, she says. "Both Las Vegas and Phoenix were impacted by...
  • U.S. Lags World in Grasp of Genetics and Acceptance of Evolution

    08/11/2006 11:54:04 AM PDT · by presidio9 · 193 replies · 4,229+ views
    Live Science ^ | 08/10/06 | Ker Than
    A comparison of peoples' views in 34 countries finds that the United States ranks near the bottom when it comes to public acceptance of evolution. Only Turkey ranked lower. Among the factors contributing to America's low score are poor understanding of biology, especially genetics, the politicization of science and the literal interpretation of the Bible by a small but vocal group of American Christians, the researchers say. “American Protestantism is more fundamentalist than anybody except perhaps the Islamic fundamentalist, which is why Turkey and we are so close,” said study co-author Jon Miller of Michigan State University. The researchers combined...
  • Park owner (Kent Hovind) pleads not guilty to tax fraud

    07/18/2006 10:21:51 AM PDT · by Condorman · 111 replies · 2,096+ views
    Pensacola News Journal ^ | 7/18/2006 | Michael Stewart
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  • Schindlers: Drug might have saved Terri

    05/25/2006 4:36:16 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 19 replies · 661+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | 5/25/06 | WorldNetDaily
    Responding to reports of a drug that can temporarily revive people diagnosed in a permanent vegetative state, the foundation run by the family of Terri Schiavo is calling for a moratorium on removal of care for people in such a condition. The Terri Schindler-Schiavo Foundation points out South African researchers claim Zolpidem, used to treat insomnia, appears to be effective in restoring some brain function to patients previously determined to be in a persistent vegetative state, or PVS. The researchers examined the effects on three patients of using the drug for up to six years and found all "were...
  • Terri's Day challenges the nation to unify

    03/14/2006 11:28:51 AM PST · by KevinNuPac · 3,743 replies · 33,295+ views
    Renew America ^ | March 13, 2006 | Kevin Fobbs
    Terri's Day challenges the nation to unify Kevin Fobbs March 13, 2006 Terri's Day — A Celebration of the Culture of Life honoring Terri Schiavo with a day of remembrance challenges each and every one of us to stop for a moment and ask ourselves a question, do we respect ourselves, our families, our lives? And if we are faced with the question of the possible certainty of death, does anyone truly know, or even have the faintest clue about, our wishes? That is the greatest good, the greatest legacy that Terri Schiavo's death and an annual "Terri's Day" can...
  • (Milwaukee Mayor) Barrett signs slavery disclosure measure

    12/20/2005 9:13:25 AM PST · by smithone · 29 replies · 789+ views
    Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel ^ | TUESDAY, Dec. 20, 2005, 10:17 a.m. | Greg J. Borowski
    Any companies that get contracts with the City of Milwaukee will now have to file paperwork disclosing any past ties to or profits from slavery, under an ordinance signed this morning by Mayor Tom Barrett. The measure, sponsored by Ald. Michael McGee, passed the council last week on a 12-3 vote. Milwaukee is one of a handful of large cities, including Chicago and Detroit, with such a requirement. In other cities, the requirements have mainly affected banks and financial institutions, ones that over time bought out or merged with companies that had banks in the south. In many cases, large...
  • Payroll Tax is Regressive; Fair Tax is Progressive

    11/30/2005 6:56:35 AM PST · by Eaglewatcher · 131 replies · 1,757+ views
    redstate.org ^ | 11/29/2005 | Merrill Bender
    Rebuttal to: The Fair Tax: Magic or illusion? BILL HIRSCH at Ocala.com (http://www.ocala.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20051127/OPINION/51126005/1 183/news08 Bill Hirsh's Article on the Fair Tax does his own disservice to the facts as he is very selective and superficial in his choice of data used to create a negative view of the Fair Tax and to support his contention that it is a Regressive tax. What he fails to include after his cursory read Of Neal Boortz and John Linder's Book " The FairTax Book" is any mention of the elimination of the most regressive tax on the working poor the PAYROLL Tax. There...
  • Miers and Her Church (new details about Valley View Christian Church)

    10/15/2005 1:38:53 PM PDT · by gobucks · 12 replies · 428+ views
    New Donkey ^ | 4 Oct 05 | New Donkey
    Inevitably, Harriet Miers' religious views are going to get some scrutiny in the very near future, particularly since the initial reaction to her nomination from Christian Right leaders was significantly warmer than that of other conservatives. So far, all the press seems to have figured out is that she spent many years as a devoted member of a "conservative evangelical church" in suburban Dallas, and that she was raised as a (apparently nonobservant) Catholic. I did a little quick research last night on Valley View Christian Church, and also happen to know a bit about the tradition it comes from,...
  • Miers Nomination Provokes Concern Among Some Conservatives

    10/05/2005 9:07:01 AM PDT · by RepublicNewbie · 4 replies · 324+ views
    The Post Chronicle ^ | 10\5\2005 | Linda Chavez
    The naming of White House counsel Harriet Miers to replace retiring Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor has provoked serious concern among some conservatives. They worry that Miers may take positions all too similar to O'Connor's on issues like affirmative action. O'Connor was often the swing vote on controversial social issues from abortion to school prayer, and she actually wrote the majority opinion in one of the most important decisions on affirmative action in the last two decades. Writing for a 5-4 majority in a University of Michigan law school case, Grutter v. Bollinger, O'Connor upheld the use of race...
  • Feds say accused triple murderer here illegally

    08/31/2005 5:17:56 PM PDT · by 4.1O dana super trac pak · 17 replies · 600+ views
    Times-Leader ^ | 8/31/2005
    Feds say accused triple murderer here illegally Associated Press PITTSBURGH - A man charged Sunday in a triple homicide in Altoona is a Mexican immigrant here illegally. Federal immigration authorities say 25 year-old Miguel Padilla (puh-de-ya) could have been deported long ago. They say Padilla, who lived in Gallitzin, Pennsylvania entered the country illegally when he was about 9 years-old. Authorities also say immigration agents were investigating Padilla in a criminal case when he was arrested in the triple homicide in Altoona. Altoona Police say Padilla shot and killed three men early Sunday morning after he was refused entry into...
  • Illegals hit the pinata

    08/29/2005 2:26:24 PM PDT · by VU4G10 · 93 replies · 2,125+ views
    pittsburghlive.com ^ | August 29, 2005 | Dimitri Vassilaros
    Why should anyone be surprised that two illegal aliens who sued the American citizens who captured them were handed the 70-acre ranch that had belonged to one of their captors? Since most illegal aliens who sneaked into this republic are rewarded for breaking the immigration law -- by being allowed to enjoy America's bounty -- no one should be surprised about the verdict. It is just another topsy-turvy thing that happens from time to time along the Mexican border. Blame it on the Bush administration's continual refusal to protect American sovereignty, which some might think borders on treason. It gets...
  • 'Criminal invaders' get our property, too [op-ed]

    08/28/2005 8:04:47 AM PDT · by Borax Queen · 277 replies · 3,454+ views
    The Arizona Daily Star ^ | 08.28.2005 | Randy Graf
    EQUAL TIME: Randy Graf sees the ranch forfeiture as part of an erosion of freedoms. The rule of law is a standard we can no longer afford to bend. Without laws or equal enforcement of those laws, there is anarchy. The anarchy that exists today with regard to illegal immigration hit a new low last week. The seizure of Casey Nethercott's land in Cochise County, near Douglas, is the epitome of the brazen disregard for the rule of law that the open-border crowd has achieved. Such groups as La Raza, MEChA and the Council on Foreign Relations - all of...
  • Communist 'Open Borders Lobby' Strikes Again

    08/28/2005 1:24:15 PM PDT · by Lindykim · 11 replies · 419+ views
    Daley Times-Post ^ | Aug 27, 2005 | Linda Kimball
    In an article entitled, "Two Illegal Immigrants Win Arizona Ranch in Court," (New York Times, 8/19/05), Andrew Pollack wrote, "The land transfer is being made to satisfy judgements in a lawsuit in which the immigrants had said that…the owner of the ranch had harmed them." Pollack quoted Morris Dees, co-founder and chief trial counsel of the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) as stating, "…it's poetic justice that these undocumented workers own this land (loss of the ranch would) send a pretty important message to those who come to the border to use violence." Note that Dees, true to communist form,...
  • Migrants awarded vigilante's Ariz. ranch

    08/19/2005 2:39:15 PM PDT · by Man50D · 32 replies · 1,704+ views
    New York Times ^ | 8/19/05 | Andrew Pollack
    DOUGLAS - Spent shells litter the ground at what is left of the firing range, and camouflage outfits still hang in a storeroom. Just a few months ago, this ranch was known as Camp Thunderbird, the headquarters of a paramilitary group that vowed to use force to keep illegal immigrants from sneaking across the border from Mexico. Now the 70-acre property about two miles from the border is being given to two immigrants the group caught trying to enter the United States illegally. The land transfer satisfies judgments in a lawsuit in which the immigrants had claimed that Casey Nethercott,...
  • Senator Clinton: Can You Help Solve a Brutal Rape?

    06/01/2005 8:39:44 AM PDT · by doug from upland · 64 replies · 3,261+ views
    dfu | 5-2005 | dfu
    Dear Senator Clinton: About 25 years ago in Arkansas, a horrific crime occured. A nursing home operator named Juanita Broaddrick was at a conference in Little Rock. She was brutally raped by a very high state official. Ms. Broaddrick (Hickey at the time) had her upper lip brutally bitten by the rapist as he proved he could control her and she had better quit resisting. When it was over, he cooly put on sun glasses and told her, "You better put some ice on that." As perhaps the most powerful advocate for women, you have the power to solve this...
  • NBC Airs New Koran Desecration Rumors (emphasis on RUMORS)

    05/18/2005 9:16:06 AM PDT · by smag999 · 28 replies · 1,020+ views
    NBC's "Today Show" aired unsubstantiated claims on Tuesday that U.S. troops had desecrated the Koran on at least two occasions, in a report that echoed a now retracted Newsweek story that has inflamed the Muslim world and led to deadly riots. The "Today Show" broadcast also covered an allegation that U.S. troops had gang raped an Iraqi woman. Commenting on the impact of Newsweek's blunder, NBC Middle East correspondent Richard Engel said the magazine's Koran desecration story was just one of several circulating throughout Iraq. "There's one rumor spreading today in local newspapers," Engel said. "It's been on the local...
  • DNC TO LAUNCH FRESH ATTACK ON BUSH GUARD DUTY:  WILL RAISE QUESTIONS ABOUT 1978 CAMPAIGN LIT

    09/12/2004 3:59:01 PM PDT · by Crazieman · 762 replies · 21,351+ views
    The Drudge Report ^ | 9-12-04 | Matt Drudge
    <p>Dems are set to take to the airwaves anew with questions about President Bush's National Guard duty, the DRUDGE REPORT has learned.</p> <p>Candidate Kerry apparently has rejected former President Clinton's advice not to get further locked in a 2004 Vietnam quagmire.</p>
  • We've GOT to keep working (vanity)

    09/05/2004 9:36:37 PM PDT · by sc2_ct · 16 replies · 308+ views
    freerepublic.com | 9/6/2004 | sc2_ct
    I've seen a lot of self-congratulatory posts lately in light of the Time and Newsweak polling data as well as other sources showing Bush up by large margins. This has me very concerned, as nothing can lead to low voter turnout faster than a presumption that victory is a forgone conclusion. Now is the time to fight harder than ever if we hope to win this one. Whether it's just talking to friends and trying to influence them with good conversation over a beer or getting involved in your local GOP to help with the "get out the vote" effort,...