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  • Rush Limbaugh and Liberalism’s Fatal Flaw

    05/15/2006 5:36:17 AM PDT · by Quilla · 108 replies · 3,013+ views
    The American Thinker ^ | May 15, 2006 | Vasko Kohlmayer
    One of the Left’s great agonies and frustrations of the past fifteen years has been its abortive quest to field a counterpart to Rush Limbaugh. Fully cognizant of the massive damage inflicted on it by talk radio, a number of contenders placed bids to mount a counterattack. To their bitter dismay, they all came to grief despite the great hype and hope that surrounded each successive attempt. A decade and a half worth of feverish effort thus produced no headway, not even a single nationally viable liberal host. With nothing to show for, the time has surely come to ask...
  • Rush’s Long Nightmare Is Over - A shameful investigation comes to an end

    05/01/2006 11:21:29 AM PDT · by veronica · 168 replies · 4,248+ views
    NRO ^ | 05/01/06 | Andrew C. McCarthy & Mark R. Levin
    Pursuant to an agreement Rush has reached with state prosecutors in Palm Beach, Florida, they are finally abandoning their two-and-a-half year quest to criminalize a human tragedy—addiction to medication prescribed because of severe pain. Unlike most of us, who get to keep our private struggles private, Rush’s celebrity ensured that his would be played out publicly. With characteristic candor and humility, he admitted he had a problem. And he did it in a way that is rare today, although one that came as no surprise to those of us privileged to know Rush. He took real responsibility. He didn’t pretend...
  • Rush Limbaugh Reaches Settlement with Prosecutors - Charge Will Be Dismissed In 18 Months

    04/28/2006 3:11:12 PM PDT · by kristinn · 1,111 replies · 36,955+ views
    Friday, April 28, 2006 | Roy Black
    <p>Rush Limbaugh's attorney has issued a statement announcing a settlement of the Florida prosecutor's investigation into alleged doctor shopping by Rush Limbaugh.</p> <p>Details have been read by Sean Hannity and Rush Limbaugh. Basically, the charge of doctor shopping is dismissed, with some conditions.</p>
  • CIA Leak, Mary McCarthy Link Roundup

    04/23/2006 4:11:03 AM PDT · by backhoe · 326 replies · 11,817+ views
    various FR links & quotes | 04-23-06 | The Heavy Equipment Guy
    The original mega-thread: CIA Fires Officer For Leaking Classified Information to Media I think this is as big as rathergate.   Dana Priest's Pulitzer has just turned to dust. Not only that,  the Pulitzer's are finally dust themselves...it is up to us and others to find out, because  the Drive-By Media will ignore the story. Let's Play Connect the Dots Let’s connect some dots in the Mary McCarthy CIA leak tale, shall we? (Hat tip: WordWarp).Mary McCarthy leaks the secret CIA prisons story to Dana Priest, in what may have been a sting operation.Mary McCarthy and Joe Wilson served at the...
  • Where Would General Motors Be Without the United Automobile Workers Union?

    04/20/2006 10:18:01 AM PDT · by Marxbites · 43 replies · 749+ views
    Ludwig von Mises Institute ^ | April 19, 2006 | George Reisman
    This is a question that no one seems to be asking. And so I've asked it. And here, in essence, is what I think is the answer. (The answer, of course, applies to Ford and Chrysler, as well as to General Motors. I've singled out General Motors because it's still the largest of the three and its problems are the most pronounced.) First, the company would be without so-called Monday-morning automobiles. That is, automobiles poorly made for no other reason than because they happened to be made on a day when too few workers showed up, or too few showed...
  • A Thought On Gasoline Prices - Rats ... Maybe They Sorta Make Sense

    04/20/2006 9:52:08 AM PDT · by Born Conservative · 2 replies · 218+ views
    Blogcritics.org ^ | 2/6/2006 | Bird of Paradise
    Instead of listening to talking heads or talk show callers to learn about gasoline prices I decided to just sit down for ten minutes and do a little math. You know...the kind of math we learned in elementary school? In any case, I first checked out some facts on the internet (all figures are rough estimates rounded off): 2004 average cost of a barrel of crude oil: $37 2004 average cost of a gallon of gasoline at the pump: $1.85 Cost of crude oil as a percentage of the total: 47% This means that the crude oil cost came to...
  • Path to Deportation Can Start With a Traffic Stop

    04/13/2006 10:14:45 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 44 replies · 1,112+ views
    NY Times ^ | 4/13/06 | Paul Vitello
    While lawmakers in Washington debate whether to forgive illegal immigrants their trespasses, a small but increasing number of local and state law enforcement officials are taking it upon themselves to pursue deportation cases against people who are here illegally. In more than a dozen jurisdictions, officials have invoked a little-used 1996 federal law to seek special federal training in immigration enforcement for their officers. In other places, the local authorities are flagging some illegal immigrants who are caught up in the criminal justice system, sometimes for minor offenses, and are alerting immigration officials to their illegal status so that they...
  • Jake won't hang out any more (Jake the Dittohead Great Dane)

    04/10/2006 7:26:37 PM PDT · by Born Conservative · 7 replies · 340+ views
    Sun-Herald ^ | 4/8/2006 | Robert Bowden
    ARCADIA -- Jake got around. Got to be pretty well known in Arcadia, in fact. He liked to hang out near the downtown courthouse. Folks grew to expect to see him there during daily walks. He got along with everyone. Some thought of him as "Arcadia's dog." "I think just about everybody who came to the courthouse has seen Jake," Garry Phillips said. Garry and Jake were buddies. Lived under the same roof. One day, while hanging out on the courthouse lawn, Jake met U.S. Rep. Katherine Harris, who fawned over him and petted him. Cameras snapped pictures. Jake loved...
  • Ho!! DeLay To Work For Fair Tax Reform! On Rush.

    04/05/2006 10:15:31 AM PDT · by n-tres-ted · 98 replies · 1,585+ views
    self ^ | April 5, 2006 | self
    Rush interviewing Tom DeLay. Tom says he is liberated and will now be able to devote full energies to working for tax reform, specifically the Fair Tax, and other worthy conservative goals. He's going to be a big help.
  • SoCal anti-tax crusader sentenced to 27 months in prison

    04/04/2006 10:34:37 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 23 replies · 792+ views
    Nationally known anti-tax crusader George Henry "Nick" Jesson will serve 27 months in prison for tax fraud, a judge has ruled. U.S. District Judge Percy Anderson on Monday also ordered Jesson, 55, to pay $215,454 in restitution to the federal government. The Fountain Valley resident, who ran for California governor in 2002, was taken into custody after his sentencing. Assistant U.S. Attorney Sandra Brown said she believes the sentence was "wholly appropriate" and would deter others from considering anti-tax protests. Jesson's wife, Trina Thi Vu, declined to comment after the sentencing, as did her attorney, citing pending state tax charges...
  • SCOOP: WHO ARE THE WHINY KIDS?

    03/23/2006 1:51:23 PM PST · by the anti-liberal · 63 replies · 1,769+ views
    michellemalkin.com ^ | March 23, 2006 | Michelle Malkin
    SCOOP: WHO ARE THE WHINY KIDS? By Michelle Malkin   ·   March 23, 2006 04:11 PM An anonymous tipster sends some intriguing information about the "whiny kids grow up to be conservatives" study conducted by left-wing UC Berkeley prof Jack Block. Wondering where the nursery school kids who were the subjects of the study came from? Check this out: I know exactly which "nursery school" was used as the basis of this study. It is not mentioned anywhere in the text of the 16-page pdf you provided for downloading, but I know because -- well, because I know people who were...
  • Watts up? A bright idea (Global Warming/Oprah/Environmental Whacko Alert)

    03/22/2006 5:14:34 AM PST · by Born Conservative · 201 replies · 1,650+ views
    Newsday ^ | 3/16/2006 | RHODA AMON
    Pupils launch bid to save Americans $2.3B in electric costs; seek Oprah's help in plan to dole out lightbulbs Qiana Marks and 200 other North Babylon students hope to save the Earth - and also save the American public $2.3 billion in electric costs. It's all part of a campaign begun yesterday in the Robert Moses Middle School to "fight global warming one lightbulb at a time," said Kenny Luna, eighth-grade science teacher. Luna and his students want to give an energy-saving compact fluorescent lightbulb to every school child in America, "all 50 million between pre-kindergarten and 12th grade." They're...
  • Netherlands immigrants get screen test

    03/16/2006 12:58:07 PM PST · by twippo · 25 replies · 451+ views
    Associated Press ^ | March 16 2006 | Bruce Mutsvairo
    AMSTERDAM, Netherlands · The camera focuses on two gay men kissing in a park. Later, a topless woman emerges from the sea and walks onto a crowded beach. For would-be immigrants to the Netherlands, this film is a test of their readiness to participate in the liberal Dutch culture.
  • Apple tweaks podcasts for Limbaugh

    03/09/2006 10:48:23 AM PST · by Panerai · 47 replies · 1,142+ views
    MacNN ^ | 03/09/2006
    Apple has made changes to its podcast delivery service to enable restricted access to some iTunes podcasts, according to a new report by political radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh. After receiving requests to make his popular audio and video podcasts via iTunes, Limbaugh said that he has been working to Apple to achieve a solution to allow members of the (paid) Rush 24/7 service to access restricted content on iTunes: "There's no additional charge for the podcast service, but it's only available to members, and so having it downloadable via iTunes was not compatible with Apple's method of doing...
  • Meet the Clintons in and out of the UAE

    03/05/2006 9:56:24 AM PST · by TheLion · 170 replies · 3,347+ views
    Khaleej Times ^ | March 4, 2006 | BILL O BRIEN & MATEIN KHALID
    MANY residents of UAE thought — mistakenly as it turns out — that they knew the Clintons. Former president Bill and former co-president/current New York Senator Hillary were deemed to be friends of the UAE — and the Arab world in general. While Hillary hadn’t visited the UAE recently, Bill is a regular — at least when he’s invited for a paid speech or appearance. Sometimes, he’s graced us in person — other times via a video conference. President Bush, everyone agreed, was an anti-Arab cowboy, worthy of little more than derision.
  • Able Danger, The Lawsuit

    03/02/2006 3:22:05 PM PST · by vadkins · 4 replies · 785+ views
    Captain's Quarters ^ | 3/2/2006 | Ed Morrissey
    The principals in the Able Danger story have filed suit to restrain the Department of Defense from retaliating against Tony Shaffer and to allow these witnesses to retain counsel during the closed hearings that Congress has scheduled into the data-mining program. Mark Zaid, representing Shaffer as well as contractor J. D. Smith, filed the suit on Monday against the DoD, DIA, the Army, and their attorneys in the DC district court. I've copied the text into the extended entry of this post. Most of those who have followed Able Danger will not be surprised by the allegations in the lawsuit....
  • New Able Danger Podcast Feed/Blog

    03/02/2006 3:17:29 PM PST · by vadkins · 560+ views
    QT Monster's Place ^ | 3/2/2006 | vadkins
    I've created an Able Danger Podcast blog to generate a podcast feed so folks can subscribe to this feed and easily obtain any Able Danger audio (mp3) files. Here is the podcast feed for the Able Danger podcasts. The link to this feed is easy to find at the top left corner of my main blog, QT Monster, just above the Able Danger blog roll. Folks can subscribe to this podcast feed through iTunes. From the iTunes interface pull down the Advanced menu, click on subscribe to podcast, and in the dialogue box paste the URL for this podcast feed:...
  • Able Danger Atta Photo Mystery Solved

    03/01/2006 12:57:55 PM PST · by vadkins · 55 replies · 2,451+ views
    Media Is a Plural ^ | 3/1/2006 | Rory O'Connor
    Sources close to the ongoing Department of Defense investigation into the controversial Able Danger data mining intelligence program, which purportedly identified Mohammed Atta and three other 9/11 hijackers a year before the worst terror attacks in US history, say the mystery person who actually obtained a much-disputed photograph of Atta for the Able Danger team has now been identified. Ever since the Pentagon-ordered destruction in 2000 of 2.5 terabytes of data unearthed by Able Danger – allegedly including a chart featuring Atta’s photograph that revealed terrorist links and patterns when clicked on – skeptics have long raised doubt about the...
  • More Audio of Able Danger Conference Call with Rep. Curt Weldon

    03/01/2006 10:44:35 AM PST · by vadkins · 1 replies · 594+ views
    Able Danger Blog ^ | 2/28/2006 | vadkins
    The first 20 minutes or so of the Able Danger conference call was previously posted here. The next three audio clips are here, here and here. Attending this conference call with Congressman Weldon were: AJ Strata from The Strata-Sphere, Dana from Common Sense Political Thought, Curt from Flopping Aces, Mike of Able Danger Blog, QT Monster, Rory O’Connor, Pierre from Pink Flamingo Bar & Grill, Bluto from Jawa Report and The Dread Pundit Bluto.
  • Teacher to return after having sex change

    02/28/2006 3:56:45 AM PST · by LouAvul · 178 replies · 3,118+ views
    modbee ^ | 2-28-06
    EAGLESWOOD TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) - To students at Eagleswood Elementary School, she used to be Mr. McBeth. Now, after undergoing a sex change, 71-year-old Lily McBeth is ready to return to teaching as Miss McBeth. Despite criticism from parents, the school board on Monday stood by its decision to allow McBeth to resume working as a substitute teacher. After two hours of public debate and a private meeting with McBeth and her lawyer, the board took no action on calls by several parents to bar McBeth from returning to the school where she taught for five years before becoming a...
  • Rush Limbaugh Live Thread Fed 28th 2006

    02/28/2006 8:58:55 AM PST · by MNJohnnie · 383 replies · 5,121+ views
  • Legal debate hobbled Able Danger

    02/28/2006 5:34:30 PM PST · by vadkins · 14 replies · 882+ views
    Norristown Times Herald ^ | 2/28/2006 | KEITH PHUCAS
    Some traditional intelligence officials, however, seemed either skeptical or jealous of LIWA's capability. At one conference, "Able Danger" analysts identified four major al-Qaida hubs - the Middle East, East Africa, Balkans and the Far East - in about 90 minutes."Because we weren't an intelligence organization, we got a lot of bad press," he said. "Folks thought we were running fast and loose with the data."By April, the "Able Danger" team was told to end its support of SOCOM. During the month's long work stoppage, SOCOM's patience ran out, and the military command transferred the work to a Raytheon facility in...
  • Able Danger: Why Wasn't the FBI Told About Mohammad Atta Before the 9-11 Attacks?

    02/28/2006 1:29:12 PM PST · by vadkins · 7 replies · 1,349+ views
    QT Monster's Place ^ | 2/28/2006 | vadkins
    Able Danger identified Mohammad Atta and at least 2 other 9-11 hijackers more than a year before the 9-11 attacks. Why was the data that connected Mohammad Atta as a possible terrorist threat to the United States destroyed, and why wasn't this information shared with the FBI so the 9-11 attacks might have been prevented? 1. Dr. Stephen A. Cambone, U.S. Undersecretary of Defense for Intelligence, explains that there wasn't any prohibition against sharing Able Danger information with the FBI. One of Dr. Cambone's colleagues says, "...we share in Army intelligence and DoD intelligence, we share information with the FBI...
  • NO CIVIL WAR IN IRAQ

    02/28/2006 8:49:06 AM PST · by SirLinksalot · 37 replies · 1,202+ views
    The American Thinker ^ | 02/28/2006 | John Mendez
    No Civil War in Iraq February 28th, 2006 Do not fear a civil war in Iraq. The strife on display is the unfortunate evolution of a burgeoning democracy. These are the last gasps from a segment of the populace reluctant to accept its diminished political clout as the country’s ethnic minority. There are already signs of Sunnis backing away from an all-out confrontation. For good reason. While everyone suffers under tyranny, some groups must endure more than others. So while Saddam Hussein’s predominantly Sunni henchmen brutally ruled Iraq by crushing dissent and savagely subjugating the entire population, the Shiite and...
  • Peter King BLAMES Rush Limbaugh for Port Support

    02/28/2006 8:31:05 AM PST · by IrishMike · 158 replies · 2,670+ views
    NewsMax ^ | February 27, 2006
    Peter King Blames Rush Limbaugh for Port Support New York Congressman Peter King, who sounded the alarm two weeks ago over the Bush administration's decision to permit the sale of several dozen U.S. port terminals to a Dubai company, blamed conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh on Monday for softening the firestorm of opposition to the deal. Asked why some hard-line opponents of the Dubai deal seem to have changed their minds, King told WABC Radio host John Gambling: "I am very disappointed in that. It almost seemed that once the administration started to counterattack, you had people like Rush Limbaugh...
  • 'Remember Chappaquiddick!' Student hollers phrase as Kennedy begins on-campus speech

    02/22/2006 6:39:52 PM PST · by Jo Nuvark · 240 replies · 5,676+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | 2-22-06 | Ron Strom
    A community college student in Massachusetts faces possible disciplinary action for shouting "Remember Chappaquiddick!" during an on-campus speech by Democrat Sen. Edward Kennedy. Paul Trost, 20, a student at Massasoit Community College in Brockton, Mass., says he was upset by an introduction of Kennedy given by Rep. Stephen Lynch, D-Mass., in which the congressman noted how the long- time senator overcame hardship in life on his way to success. "Lynch said Kennedy had overcome such adversity to get to the place he was, and that's a bunch of bull," Trost said of the introduction, which occurred in the school's student...
  • Long Beach Longshoreman Threatens the Host (Rush Limbaugh)

    02/23/2006 6:28:31 AM PST · by RushCrush · 184 replies · 6,153+ views
    The Rush Limbaugh Show ^ | 2/22/06 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: Jerry in Long Beach, I'm glad you waited, sir, welcome to the program. CALLER: Uh, Rush, I'm a proud member of the longshoremen's union. RUSH: Yes, sir. CALLER: I don't appreciate you attacking our union, try to make this part of this debate. Are you telling us that Republicans don't care about our jobs? Are you telling us that Republicans want to break our union? RUSH: No. CALLER: Is that what this deal was about? RUSH: No! No. CALLER: Or is this about -- Or is this about President -- RUSH: There you go again! There you go stereotyping!...
  • Able Danger Hearing Summary

    02/18/2006 1:26:37 PM PST · by vadkins · 27 replies · 1,955+ views
    The Strata-Sphere ^ | 2/18/2006 | AJ Strata
    China Study Rocks The Hill and Unleashes The Purge: While Cambone tried to link the data purge to this 90-day rule, Weldon and the other witnesses (with first hand knowledge) pointed to the LIWA China Study that was being done in parallel to the Able Danger study. I have stated all along this was the lynchpin, the source of all later cover ups and mistakes and lost opportunities. We all know the story so I will not repeat it here, but what we learned from the hearings is how far up this went. Weldon let slip that the initial China...
  • Able Danger Transcript: Curt Weldon Interview on the Tony Snow Radio Show, 2/17/2006

    02/18/2006 12:53:02 PM PST · by vadkins · 6 replies · 1,243+ views
    QT Monster ^ | 2/18/2006 | vadkins
    No you're right Tony, and the significance here is that the FBI Director back then, Louis Freeh said in October of last year on national television, that if he had had the Able Danger information the FBI might well have been able to stop the hijacking. In our hearing past week, and we had both classified and unclassified, we had five people that testified under oath that they believed the same thing. That if the data they collected, that if the analysis they did had been able to be passed to the FBI, they agree with Louis Freeh, that would...
  • Monitoring the Able Danger Congressional Hearings Coverage

    02/18/2006 11:13:07 AM PST · by vadkins · 23 replies · 1,655+ views
    mediachannel.org ^ | 2/18/2006
    MediaChannel.org used the powerful new MediaVision tool to monitor television news coverage of the Able Danger Congressional hearings. To our astonishment CNN's "Lou Dobbs Tonight" was the only news show to give Able Danger any significant coverage. We were so shocked by the lack of coverage that we created an online campaign to try to pressure TV news networks to cover, as Lou Dobbs put it, "what could be the biggest scandal of our lifetime." Click here to send networks an email demanding coverage! So, sadly, here it is. All the TV coverage we could find thus far:
  • Able Danger Hearings Part III

    02/17/2006 7:06:04 PM PST · by vadkins · 42 replies · 2,431+ views
    The Strata-Sphere ^ | 2/17/2006 | AJ Strata
    25th Item: Holy Cow! Weldon has a signed affidavit from a witness that talked to one of Cambone’s staff recently and who said Cambone’s group was going to ‘kill this story’ and Shaffer had no credibility. The name is Butch Willard This is right after Cambone claimed no one was not trying to ‘bring the information forward’. If Weldon is right, Cambone just perjured himself and is in hot water now. The witness is an ex intelligence officer (woman). They moved all this to the closed session!
  • The shooting party (Tony Blankley)

    02/14/2006 11:52:48 PM PST · by smoothsailing · 77 replies · 2,270+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | 2-15-06 | Tony Blankley
       Snip.. As I understand the profound concern of the ever alert White House reporters, they smell a constitutional crisis because the shooting party failed to alert the media of the accidental shooting down in Corpus Christi, Texas. Well, actually they did alert the Corpus Christi media — but that didn't count. Unless the exalted ones have been formally informed by an official government press secretary, no public communication has technically occurred.     I checked the bylaws of the White House press corps, and they are right. It seems that the bylaws refer to Article XXIII of the U.S. Constitution which expressly designates...
  • Media Has Hillary Amnesia, But We Don't

    02/16/2006 12:06:58 PM PST · by yoe · 29 replies · 1,739+ views
    Rush Limbaugh ^ | Feburary 16, 2006 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT: RUSH: A lot of people thought that Hillary Clinton would not weigh in on the Cheney story because she had delayed for 30 hours the releasing of the Vince Foster suicide note. The people said, "Ah, she's not going to say, because if she joins the fray here, why, she's got her own little thing to explain." Wrong-o, folks. The mainstream media is not going to hold Hillary Clinton accountable. Hillary Clinton did weigh in on this yesterday, and nobody -- nobody -- is talking about Hillary Clinton's past problems with secrecy, Travel Office firings, FBI files that...
  • Audio of Able Danger Hearing

    02/15/2006 8:29:03 PM PST · by vadkins · 3 replies · 790+ views
    QT Monster ^ | 2/15/2006 | vadkins
    Audio of the today's entire Able Danger hearing is posted here.
  • Plans for US draft dodger sculpture revived

    02/14/2006 8:05:35 PM PST · by lunarbicep · 43 replies · 697+ views
    Reuters ^ | Feb 14, 2006 | Allan Dowd
    By Allan Dowd VANCOUVER, British Columbia (Reuters) - Peace activists have revived plans for a sculpture to commemorate Vietnam War draft resisters who fled to Canada, a proposal that had drawn the ire of U.S. veterans groups and conservatives. The activists, who are also organizing a reunion for "draft dodgers" in July, said on Tuesday the proposed monument is still needed to warn Americans and Canadians about the dangers of militarism. "It is very important educationally that we have specific peace monuments," said Isaac Romano, an American who immigrated to Canada and now lives in British Columbia's Kootenay region where...
  • Weldon press conference transcript (The Able Danger Data Still Exists!)

    02/14/2006 6:24:39 PM PST · by vadkins · 47 replies · 2,176+ views
    Able Danger Blog ^ | 2/14/2006 | TopDog08
    Rep. Curt Weldon: I've learned some additional things that are new. You saw the Arlen Specter hearing in Judiciary that occurred in September. It's very troubling to me that it appears as though the DOD witness did not tell the truth. We had testimony that all of the Able Danger data-mining material was destroyed. I now know that that's not the case. In fact, I now know there's data still available. And I am in contact with people who are still able to data mining runs on pre-9/11 data. In those data runs that are now being done today, in...
  • Able Danger Audio: From the House Subcommittee Whistleblower Hearings

    02/14/2006 4:45:49 PM PST · by vadkins · 790+ views
    QT Monster ^ | 2/14/2006 | vadkins
    The Able Danger portions of the House whistleblower hearings is posted here.
  • Liveblogging Whistleblower Protection Hearing (Tony Shaffer/Curt Weldon testify)

    02/14/2006 10:57:38 AM PST · by vadkins · 9 replies · 1,115+ views
    QT Monster ^ | 2/14/2006 | vadkins
    I am now liveblogging the US House Subcommittee hearing on national security whistle blowers. Lt. Col. Shaffer just finished his opening statement. He will be questioned during this hearing. You can listen now on C-Span Radio. The permalink to this post is here.
  • '13' CYBER CLUES TO 9/11 PILOT (Mohammad Atta surfaced 13 Times Before 9-11)

    02/14/2006 8:21:48 AM PST · by vadkins · 30 replies · 2,324+ views
    The New York Post ^ | 2/14/2006 | NILES LATHEM
    WASHINGTON — An active-duty military intelligence analyst has told congressional investigators that 9/11 pilot Mohamed Atta surfaced 13 times in a controversial Pentagon computer program before he executed the attacks, The Post has learned. Congressional sources said last night that an officer in the Pentagon's secretive Land Information Warfare Center told the staff of Rep. Curt Weldon (R-Pa.) about the computer hits.
  • Rush Limbaugh: Media Makes Scandal of Cheney "Shooting"

    02/13/2006 4:58:52 PM PST · by wagglebee · 58 replies · 2,565+ views
    RushLimbaugh.com ^ | 2/13/06 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: So let me ask you a question, folks: What would you rather do? "Would you rather go hunting with Dick Cheney or riding in a car over a bridge with Ted Kennedy?" You go riding in a car over a bridge with Ted Kennedy, he's going to run off if an accident happens and you won't see him again, and it's too late. You go hunting with Dick Cheney and an accident happens and he'll take you to the hospital. BREAK TRANSCRIPT RUSH: We have some audio from Good Morning America today on the Cheney situation....
  • Able Danger: Rep. Curt Weldon Will Hold Press Conference at Noon Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2006

    02/13/2006 3:58:38 PM PST · by vadkins · 32 replies · 1,664+ views
    QT Monster's Place ^ | 2/13/2006 | vadkins
    It's looking like the Able Danger story (which the 9-11 Ommission Commission totally disregarded) may be about to take off. I'm told that this Wednesday's House Armed Service joint subcommittee hearing on Able Danger will have some surprises.
  • Rush Talks 24 ("I have got to slap you people back to reality!"

    02/01/2006 3:20:43 PM PST · by silent_jonny · 167 replies · 3,547+ views
    RushLimbaugh.com ^ | 1-31-06 | Rush Limbaugh
    ***SPOILER WARNING*** Rush discusses Monday night's episode in detail.
  • Able Danger Twenty Questions

    02/01/2006 12:10:01 PM PST · by vadkins · 3 replies · 600+ views
    Media Is a Plural ^ | 1/31/2006 | Rory O'Connor
    Everything you always wanted to know (but were afraid to ask, or the answers were classified…) about the controversial Able Danger data mining project, which identified four 9/11 hijackers a year before the terror attacks. 1. Did Anthony Shaffer, or anyone on the Able Danger team, obtain a photo of Mohamed Atta from the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS), as Shaffer’s interview with Government Security News (GSN) states? The photo of Atta came from an information broker who provided it and others. Shaffer’s comments were made to GSN based on his knowledge at the time, which came from his knowledge...
  • Liberal activists promote a ruckus to silence Bush (Moonbat alert!)

    01/30/2006 11:17:12 PM PST · by smoothsailing · 53 replies · 1,230+ views
    Washington Times ^ | 1-31-06 | Stephanie Mansfield
    Make noise, not war. Liberal activists -- among them graying leftovers from the Vietnam-era antiwar movement -- plan to gather near the Capitol tonight, banging pots and pans to drown out President Bush's State of the Union address. Yesterday, opponents of the Iraq war kicked off their latest round of demonstrations with an "Impeachment Forum" held downtown in a private dining room at Busboys and Poets.
  • Our Right to Security - Al Qaeda, not the FBI, is the greater threat

    01/30/2006 10:06:14 AM PST · by SueRae · 10 replies · 745+ views
    WSJ Opinion Journal ^ | 1/30/2005 | Debra Burlingame
    One of the most excruciating images of the September 11 attacks is the sight of a man who was trapped in one of the World Trade Center towers. Stripped of his suit jacket and tie and hanging on to what appears to be his office curtains, he is seen trying to lower himself outside a window to the floor immediately below. Frantically kicking his legs in an effort to find a purchase, he loses his grip, and falls. That horrific scene and thousands more were the images that awakened a sleeping nation on that long, brutal morning. Instead of overwhelming...
  • Rush Limbaugh: We Have NO Reason to Fear Mrs. Clinton

    01/25/2006 5:45:47 PM PST · by wagglebee · 167 replies · 4,080+ views
    RushLimbaugh.com ^ | 1/25/06 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: Bob in Corpus Christi, Texas, welcome to the program, sir. Nice to have you with us. CALLER: Yes. Hi, Rush. About Hillary. RUSH: Yeah. CALLER: You're wrong if you don't think she can win. Be afraid, be very afraid. RUSH: (sighing) CALLER: It's very simple. John Kerry almost won. He lost by three points, and he based his whole campaign on three and a half months in a swift boat. And his background, his voting record was buried. He made his name in VVAW, a bunch of bogus psychopathic radicals. He told a bunch of twisted lies about being...
  • The Plot to Shush Rush and O’Reilly

    01/19/2006 10:03:15 AM PST · by Dr. Scarpetta · 129 replies · 3,618+ views
    City Journal ^ | 1/13/06 | Brian C. Anderson
    House Democrats proposed two bills in 2005 to bring the Fairness Doctrine back—and as a law, rather than a mere agency regulation. New York Democratic representative Louise Slaughter, who introduced the first of the two bills, says that Right-ruled radio is a grave threat to American freedoms, “a waste of good broadcast time, and a waste of our airwaves.” People “may hear whatever they please and whatever they choose,” she tells PBS’s Bill Moyers, in a statement as incoherent as it is illiberal. “And of course they have the right to turn it off. But that’s not good enough either....
  • Rush Limbaugh confused on Supreme Court balance. Still will be 5-4, same as before. Not 6-3.

    01/16/2006 5:03:13 PM PST · by motife · 149 replies · 4,087+ views
    Rush said several times last week that confirming Alito changes the balance of the court from 5-4 to 6-3. Alito is replacing Sandra Day O'Connor one of the 5-4 majority. The balance is not changing. We can only hope Stevens and/or Ginsberg retire in the next 2 and 1/2 years. I would not be surprised though that as partisan as they are, they will not. Here are the ages of the current court, including Alito, how long they've served, and who appointed them : Liberals : John Paul Stevens, appointed by Gerald Ford, court term began 12/19/1975. Born Chicago, IL...
  • Happy Birthday Rush Limbaugh

    01/12/2006 6:17:29 AM PST · by DollyCali · 435 replies · 4,624+ views
    DollyCali/Writer33 | Janurary 12, 2006 | dollycali; writer33
    HAPPYBIRTHDAYRUSH Born, January 12, 1951 in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. Make no mistake. Rush Limbaugh is “The Passion.” He is the passion of conservatism, the very pulse, bounding through the veins of the nation. He produces life with every heartbeat of his show as he scoffs at liberals and gives us his interpretation of conservative truth. His brand of ideology shakes the very foundations of liberalism. He follows in the footsteps of giants, such as George Washington, Thomas Paine, and Ronald Reagan, promoting the ideals of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. He broadcasts affectionately trying to steer growing...
  • Rush Limbaugh: Katrina Media Proves It Cannot Be Trusted

    01/04/2006 5:03:04 PM PST · by wagglebee · 28 replies · 1,233+ views
    RushLimbaugh.com ^ | 1/4/06 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: Well, you know, folks, it's just real simple here. From a purely analytical point of view -- from a purely analytical point of view -- the media prove time and time again they cannot be trusted to report the truth or the facts. We can't count on them anymore. First there was Katrina. We got forged documents, lies about the law regarding the NSA program; now this terrible mine accident. Time and again they report false information and spin. They rely on rumored sources. Somebody shouts out a rumor, they run with it. They take it...