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  • MSNBC Host Compares Gitmo Inmates to American Slaves

    05/26/2013 7:44:44 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 53 replies
    MSNBC Host Compares Gitmo Inmates to American Slaves Daniel Halper May 26, 2013 10:38 AM On MSNBC, host Melissa Harris-Perry compared Gitmo terrorist inmates to American slaves: "This is the time to reaffirm our Americanness," said Harris-Perry. "I also appreciate that the hunger strikers are not trying to die. They're trying to generate autonomy in the context of something that strips their humanity--something we certainly know about from the experience of American slavery. And that the language of before I would be a slave, I'd be buried in my grave and go home to my Lord and be free. Just...
  • Caption this picture: Pelosi is speaker NO MORE!!!

    01/05/2011 10:28:35 AM PST · by seanmerc · 57 replies
    Drudge Report | 5 Jan 11 | Drudge Report
  • Nancy Pelosi changes Twitter name, loses ‘Speaker’

    01/05/2011 7:20:17 AM PST · by markomalley · 10 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 1/5/2011 | Vince Coglianese
    One of the modern day dynamics of the House Speaker transition between Nancy Pelosi and John Boehner is the handing over of something much more far-reaching than the Speaker’s gavel: the “Speaker” handle on Twitter.Late Tuesday evening, hours before the Wednesday kick-off of the 112th Congress, Rep. Pelosi dutifully ceded the use of @SpeakerPelosi in exchange for @NancyPelosi. Meanwhile, @JohnBoehner remains to be actively used by the entering Speaker (he also used @GOPLeader, but that account has been handed over to Majority Leader-elect Eric Cantor), while @SpeakerBoehner appears to be locked for eventual use by the Ohio congressman became the...
  • Greatest Picture Ever Taken for the American People (VANITY)

    01/05/2011 7:15:56 AM PST · by NorCoGOP · 35 replies
    Drudge Report ^ | 1/5/2011 | Drudge
    Hope for America, finally...
  • City of Bell assessing illegally high property taxes

    08/14/2010 9:16:40 AM PDT · by SoCal Pubbie · 50 replies
    Fresno Bee ^ | August 14, 2010 | Dan Walters
    State Controller John Chiang declared Friday that Bell – the Southern California city enmeshed in a scandal over high salaries paid to city officials – has been illegally assessing ultra-high property taxes.
  • Obama Invites Clinton To Unity Meeting

    06/03/2008 4:07:34 AM PDT · by steve-b · 2 replies · 80+ views
    Boston Glob ^ | 6/2/08 | Foon Rhee
    On the precipice of winning the Democratic nomination, Barack Obama today shared a phone conversation he had with rival Hillary Clinton about uniting the party.... If Obama indeed clinches the nomination after the Montana and South Dakota primaries Tuesday, that meeting could conceivably come as soon as Wednesday in Washington, where both are scheduled to address the American Israel Public Affairs Committee conference.
  • TV Nets Preparing for Hillary Concession Tuesday Night - All Signs Also Point To "Adios"

    06/02/2008 12:07:36 PM PDT · by MindBender26 · 192 replies · 451+ views
    Friends and Fiends at TV Networks In NY and DC | MB26
    Will keep this short. Networks preparing for Hillary to (finally) quit in speech Tuesday night. Will be from NY, Staffers being told to turn in expenses, resumes being FedExed to Obama and other state/local campaigns. Staffers at one network recalled from lunches to prepare. Campaign staffers being told to go home. One network had long conference call among suits last night, followed by conference call between tech types to set up remotes, back-hauls, break-ins, etc. Union technicians, cameramen, audio, video engineers, etc. told to expect overtime. More as available From Associated Press RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) - Hillary Rodham Clinton...
  • Obama surges past Clinton (52 percent to 38 percent)

    02/20/2008 12:39:01 PM PST · by Red in Blue PA · 67 replies · 836+ views
    Reuters ^ | 2/20/2008 | Staff
    MILWAUKEE (Reuters) - Barack Obama has surged past Hillary Clinton to open a big national lead in the Democratic presidential race, according to a Reuters/Zogby poll released on Wednesday. Obama also leads Republican front-runner John McCain in a potential November election match-up while Clinton trails McCain, enhancing Obama's argument he is the Democrat with the best shot at capturing the White House. Among Republicans, McCain has a substantial national lead over his last major challenger, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, as he takes his final steps toward clinching the nomination.
  • Obama Wins Wisconsin

    02/19/2008 6:22:13 PM PST · by jern · 746 replies · 1,926+ views
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  • Columnist Molly Ivins dies

    01/31/2007 3:53:45 PM PST · by lunarbicep · 519 replies · 23,717+ views
    dfw.com ^ | Wed, Jan. 31, 2007 | JOHN MORITZ
    Molly Ivins, whose biting columns mixed liberal populism with an irreverent Texas wit, died at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at her home in Austin after an up-and-down battle with breast cancer she had waged for seven years. She was 62. Ms. Ivins, the Star-Telegram’s political columnist for nine years ending in 2001, had written for the New York Times, the Dallas Times-Herald and Time magazine and had long been a sought-after pundit on the television talk-show circuit to provide a Texas slant on issues ranging from President Bush’s pedigree to the culture wars rooted in the 1960s. "She was magical in...
  • Gore: Cigarette Smoking 'Significant' Contributor to Global Warming

    09/30/2006 1:42:18 AM PDT · by Brainhose · 76 replies · 2,059+ views
    Drudge Report ^ | September 29, 2006 | Drudge
    GORE: CIGARETTE SMOKING 'SIGNIFICANT' CONTRIBUTOR TO GLOBAL WARMING Fri Sep 29 2006 09:04:05 ET Former U.S. Vice President Al Gore warned hundreds of U.N. diplomats and staff on Thursday evening about the perils of climate change, claiming: Cigarette smoking is a "significant contributor to global warming!" Gore, who was introduced by Secretary-General Kofi Annan, said the world faces a "full-scale climate emergency that threatens the future of civilization on earth." Gore showed computer-generated projections of ocean water rushing in to submerge the San Francisco Bay Area, New York City, parts of China, India and other nations, should ice shelves...
  • Kim Jung Il Comix

    07/10/2006 12:21:54 PM PDT · by leebert · 32 replies · 2,556+ views
    Ansaman has been keeping a lil' strip on Kim Jong Il's latest fun shennanigans.... http://www.ansaman.com/kim/kimcomix.html
  • Asiana Plane in Close Shave as North Korea Launches Missile

    07/06/2006 7:32:32 AM PDT · by AmericanInTokyo · 42 replies · 1,688+ views
    Chosun Ilbo Daily News (conservative), South Korea ^ | 6 July 2006 | Chosun Ilbo Daily News, Seoul
    Asiana Plane in Close Shave as North Launches Missile --North Korea Launches Two Rounds of Missiles --N.Korea’s Missiles Right on Target --Missile Launch to Chill Inter-Korean Ties --Unwelcome Fireworks for U.S. Independence Day --South Koreans Angry at N.Korean Missile Shock --A Bad Misjudgment From North and South --N.Korea May Try Launching Another Long-Range Missile --N.Korea’s Missile Launch ‘Part of Regular Drills’ --Seoul’s Late Response to Missile Launch Draws Flak --An Urgent Problem, a Leisurely Response Some 10 minutes before North Korea test-fired its fist missile early Wednesday, an Asiana Airlines passenger plane crossed the missile’s future trajectory above the East...
  • Cloudy sky casts shroud around North Korea missile plan

    06/20/2006 12:21:56 AM PDT · by familyop · 13 replies · 1,265+ views
    Reuters ^ | 20JUN06 | Jon Herskovitz
    SEOUL (Reuters) - Clouds and storms closed in on Tuesday over a site where North Korea may be preparing to test a long-range missile, potentially delaying a flight that regional powers have warned the reclusive state not to launch. A commercial satellite photo of North Korea's Nodong missile launch site taken on by a Digital Globe satellite and annotated and released by analysts at GlobalSecurity.org on May 24, 2006. The United States and Japan warned North Korea on Monday against a missile launch that experts say could reach as far as Alaska and threatened harsh action if the test flight...
  • Strangers Like George Bush

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

    11/29/2004 12:37:12 PM PST · by BereanBrain · 371 replies · 5,335+ views
    I believe National Treasure implies that Freemasons are a POSITVE influence on our country. Anybody that knows the TRUTH about Freemasonry rather than the propaganda they wrap themselves in will NOT be takin in by the positive portrayal in this movie. Please America, wake up, don't buy into the guys who brought "Seperation of Church/State" to America, model ISLAM as the highest truth (the Shriners), label the Holy Bible as "Furinture" in a lodge, and outlaw the name of "Jesus" in any lodge. I know I will get flamed by 10,000 Masons and Mason supporters on this, but if you...
  • **ANTI-KIM JONG-IL FLYERS STARTING TO APPEAR AROUND N.KOREA: SECRET POLICE CRACKING DOWN**

    11/17/2004 12:50:28 PM PST · by AmericanInTokyo · 128 replies · 5,769+ views
    Sankei Shimbun in Japanese (Tokyo) ^ | 18 November 2004 | AmericanInTokyo
    <p>Report from Sankei (Japanese) newspaper (conservative) coming in today (per link).</p> <p>Said that a number of hand made circulars have been circulating widely around North Korea (Pyongyang, Nampo, Chonjin, Sinuiju), etc. The flyers are by an underground anti-Kim Jong-il group active in North Korea.</p>
  • San Jose Police Chief Goes Muslim for Ramadan

    10/13/2004 11:56:27 AM PDT · by TERMINATTOR · 49 replies · 1,225+ views
    NewsMax.com ^ | Oct. 13, 2004
    In a display of political correctness, San Jose, Calif.'s police chief has promised to observe the Muslim month of Ramadan. Chief Rob Davis told the San Jose Mercury News that he was inspired after speaking to 7,000 Bay Area Muslims last year at the end of Ramadan, Islam's holy month of fasting. He will join local Muslims in going without food and drink from sunrise to sunset during the monthlong observance of Ramadan because he realized during his speech that they were hungry when he was not. He said they were celebrating an experience he knew nothing about. "It just...
  • Ami go Home

    08/23/2004 5:50:39 AM PDT · by Calusa · 272 replies · 3,228+ views
    Tech Central Station ^ | 08/20/2004 | Tom Goeller
    However, the consequences of such a significant troop withdrawal have a couple of downsides, too, most of all for the Germans. One mostly overlooked but important side effect is the departure of the US troops themselves. With their visible presence of African-Americans and immigrants from Asia and Latin America, they enriched the German shopping malls and restaurants, representing a multi-ethnic society. If they are gone, German society will lose a bit of color, so to speak. This step will play into the hands of right wing xenophobes whose aim is to purify the German nation. Here, by accident, the goal...
  • Saddam's sons are dead!!!

    07/22/2003 12:36:10 PM PDT · by Dog · 426 replies · 2,914+ views
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  • Nancy Grace on CNN: No evidence of salt water on Scott Peterson's boat!

    02/13/2003 6:39:49 PM PST · by Partisan Hack · 196 replies · 1,623+ views
    CNN | CNN
    This is huge. It means that Scott's boat was NEVER LAUNCHED.