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  • Donald Trump billboard sparks debate

    08/28/2015 2:42:43 PM PDT · by Whenifhow · 39 replies ^ | August 27 2015 | Jordan Alexander
    GRAND JUNCTION, Colo - A billboard on the side of us 50 just south of the Colorado River, is causing quite a stir in our community. The controversial image depicting Donald trump as a dragon slayer is attached to the side of a private building in full view of the highway where thousands of people pass each day. The billboard is 10 ft high and 20 ft. wide and is attached to a building just south of the US 50 bridge over the Colorado River on route to orchard mesa. The man behind the billboard is Arvid Mosnes. He commissioned...
  • Time to Employ the Other Sides' Tactics (vanity)

    12/13/2013 8:03:59 AM PST · by Attention Surplus Disorder · 5 replies
    ASD | 12/13/2013 | Attention Surplus Disorder
    I believe it's time, past time, to employ some of the tactics that are spewed at Conservatives on a steady basis. Romney bought out a company and he was called a murderer, a vampire, because some woman lost her health care coverage. Don't miss my point because I chose that one example. There are a million others. Including the Cruz effort regarding ACA implementation dealy, which was attacked viciously until the moment it became instrumental to the Dem agenda and became enacted by unConstitutional exec order. I have a simple question: Does anybody believe that by, say Dec 31, 2013,...
  • New Lyrics: A Change (Would Do You Good)

    10/11/2012 3:41:21 PM PDT · by ExxonPatrolUs · 1 replies
    Rage | Today | Me
    Woman voter sings ... 4 years living on a lack of scratch, Dodging, smilin', he's a Cheshire cat. He's a marxist canary, drinkin' White House Beer, A leftist tool, and a rented sneer, Food stamp pushing buccaneer, Grade school tofu pioneer. Take The Pill and go to screwl. Make another Julia BamBam's fool. A change would do you good. A change would do you good. Occupy's rants were an epic fail. Pussy Riot's rottin in a Russian jail. Taxing, spending, Jekyll and Hyde, Making green jobs on the inside. King of free range Kobe beef, Dinner with a six figure...
  • A Do Or Die Moment for Israel

    06/19/2011 10:59:13 AM PDT · by Nachum · 7 replies
    Big Peace ^ | 6/18/2011 | Carolyn Glick
    Posted by Caroline Glick Jun 18th 2011 at 11:00 am in Iran, Israel, Middle East | Comments (46) Every day, major stories come out of the Middle East. And behind each of these stories are major developments that deserve of our attention and, more often than not, our intense concern. Just this week, major stories have come out of Syria, the Palestinian Authority, Egypt, Turkey, Lebanon, Yemen and Pakistan that are all deeply disconcerting. In Syria, dictator Bashar Assad’s violent repression of the popular revolt against his tyrannical, minority regime has exposed the Syrian leader as a vicious murderer. While...

    03/16/2011 3:36:18 PM PDT · by Nachum · 6 replies
    you tube ^ | 3/16/11 | RossBennettComic
    This is a bit about how hard it is to tell an Obama Joke because of how over-protective the people are who love him. ...
  • Poll: Which should Senator Bunning (R-KY) do?

    03/02/2010 2:56:09 PM PST · by aquapub · 9 replies · 696+ views
    Conservative Examiner ^ | 3-2-10 | Robert Moon
    Senator Jim Bunning (R-KY) has drawn a line in the sand over the left's rampant deficit spending and demanded that Democrats actually start following their own "pay-as-you-go" rules...

    11/17/2009 9:07:09 PM PST · by WayneLusvardi · 4 replies · 499+ views
    Pasadena Sub Rosa ^ | November 16, 2009 | Wayne Lusvardi
    The editor of this blog bought a wristwatch tonight at the last of Pasadena's old-line chain department stores, now under a different corporate name. The sales clerk, "Donna," and I struck up a conversation. Donna is from the United Kingdom and she says she originally migrated to the U.S. because things were more honest here. Interestingly, Donna related that she now works two jobs as she is occupationally displaced due to the financial meltdown. She now works as a retail sales manager in the jewelry department of a major department store and does part time consulting in risk management. Her...
  • Obama: Republicans "Do What They're Told" (video)

    10/22/2009 6:41:17 AM PDT · by MaestroLC · 152 replies · 6,438+ views
    Real Clear Politics ^ | October 22, 2009 | Staff
    OBAMA: Sometimes Democrats can be their own worst enemies. Democrats are an opinionated bunch. You know the other side, they just kind of do what they’re told. Democrats, ya’ll thinkin’ for yourselves. I like that in you, but it’s time for us to make sure that we finish the job here, we are this close and we’ve got to be unified.
  • First lady jokes new puppy is 'kind of crazy'

    04/23/2009 11:09:39 AM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 28 replies · 849+ views
    Associated Press ^ | April 23, 2009 | DARLENE SUPERVILLE
    WASHINGTON (AP) - First dog Bo is a "kind of crazy" puppy who likes to chew on people's feet, Michelle Obama told children visiting the White House on Thursday. The first lady is spending a lot of time walking and training the 6-month-old Portuguese water dog who became a member of the president's family last week. An energetic breed, Bo plays well into the night, as he did on Wednesday.
  • Democratic Party (looks White to me Howie)

    08/16/2008 1:35:15 PM PDT · by personalaccts · 6 replies · 201+ views ^ | 8/16/08 | unknown
    Democratic Leaders Congressional Leaders Speaker of the House: Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) Nancy Pelosi made history this year, breaking the marble ceiling to become the first woman to serve as Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives. With Democrats returning to the majority for the first time in 12 years, Speaker Pelosi and her leadership team are addressing the challenging issues facing the American people after years of inaction. Under her leadership, the 110th Congress is working to make America safer, to restore the American Dream and to restore accountability to government. Senate Majority Leader: Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV)...
  • (Vanity) Do your school close on account of cold?

    02/05/2007 5:14:52 AM PST · by yankeedame · 171 replies · 3,265+ views
    I'm here in the Dayton, OH area. We are going through a blast of "dangerous" cold. Today 8 degree expected high, with wind chill of -10 to -15. Otherwise sunny. I've got the radio on and I'm stunned the number of school closings! (Not to mention the slightly smaller number of "2 hour delays".) Do you folks have this no-school-today-because-its-too-cold?
  • Drug Can Help Cut Diabetes Risk, Say Researchers

    09/15/2006 6:43:46 PM PDT · by blam · 9 replies · 663+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 9-16-2006 | Nic Fleming
    Drug can help cut diabetes risk, say researchers By Nic Fleming, Medical Correspondent (Filed: 16/09/2006) A drug that improves the body's ability to turn sugars into fuel can substantially reduce the chances of people at risk of Type 2 diabetes developing the disease, according to research published yesterday. In a large international trial volunteers with "pre-diabetes" taking rosiglitazone, sold under the brand name Avandia, were 60 per cent less likely than those on placebos to develop the full disease. The drug, already prescribed to those with Type 2 diabetes, was also found to help patients return to normal blood sugar...
  • "Time Line" (test model only)

    09/07/2006 10:54:12 PM PDT · by Ken H · 51 replies · 851+ views
    FR | today | FR
    This thread is to serve as a file for the known information on the time line, and for adding new information as it becomes available. Please include link to source of your information.
  • What Would MLK/Gandhi Do?

    08/04/2006 1:39:23 PM PDT · by forty_years · 15 replies · 1,148+ views
    War to Mobilize Democracy, LLC ^ | 8/4/06 | Andrew Jaffee
    Just as Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah admitted publicly that Israel's offensive against his terrorist army was taking its toll, some Muslims poured into their streets to stomp on Israeli and U.S. flags. U.N. diplomats and Western appeasers are busily trying to back Israel into an indefensible corner. But how would Martin Luther King, Jr. and Gandhi stand on the current conflict? Gandhi called terrorists "murderers." MLK recognized the Jewish "religious and cultural commitment to justice." Just yesterday, Hezbollah leader Nasrallah: ...for the first time since fighting began 22 days ago, offered Thursday to stop rocket attacks on northern Israel in...
  • How do you screw up the Internet? By letting the FCC regulate it

    05/20/2006 12:07:00 PM PDT · by freepatriot32 · 24 replies · 828+ views ^ | 5 20 06 | CHUCK MUTH
    Remember the Big Bad Wolf? He dressed up as Grandma, hoping to fool Little Red Riding Hood long enough to eat her. Well, that's the same tactic some liberal groups and Democrats are using these days in Washington, D.C., to get government control over the Internet: Dress up a bad idea in familiar and comforting words and hope the American public will be fooled. This very bad scheme is dressed up in the oh-so-sweet sounding notion of "net neutrality." Those who coined the "net neutrality" term are hoping the words will make the public, and especially lawmakers, believe it's a...
  • When In Vietnam, Build Boats As The Romans Do

    04/21/2006 11:03:33 AM PDT · by blam · 26 replies · 1,154+ views
    Science Magazine ^ | 3-26-2006 | Richard Stone
    When in Vietnam, Build Boats as the Romans Do Richard Stone INDO-PACIFIC PREHISTORY ASSOCIATION CONGRESS, 20-26 MARCH 2006, MANILA In December 2004, researchers drained a canal in northern Vietnam in search of ancient textiles from graves. They found that and a whole lot more. Protruding from the canal bank at Dong Xa was a 2000-year-old log boat that had been used as a coffin. After a closer look at the woodwork, archaeologists Peter Bellwood and Judith Cameron of Australia National University in Canberra and their colleagues were astounded to find that the method for fitting planks to hull matched that...
  • Bush: Time for Elected Iraqi Leaders to 'Stand up, Do Their Job'

    04/04/2006 4:53:46 PM PDT · by SandRat · 2 replies · 293+ views
    WASHINGTON, April 4, 2006 – President Bush sent his secretary of state to Iraq to tell elected leaders there it's time "to stand up and do their job," the president said at the White House today. U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice waves to airmen at Sather Air Base, Iraq, April 3 after she and British Foreign Secretary Jack Straw attended meetings with Iraq government officials in Baghdad. She is accompanied by U.S. Air Force Col. Dennis Ployer, 447th Expeditionary Group commander, and Dr. Zalmay Khalilzad, U.S. ambassador to Iraq. Photo by Master Sgt. Will Ackerman, USAF  (Click photo for...
  • What You Should Do To Prepare For An Epidemic (DHHS)

    03/13/2006 10:10:32 AM PST · by blam · 285 replies · 5,447+ views
    ABC News ^ | 3-12-2006 | Lara Setrakian
    What You Should Do to Prepare for an EpidemicStock Up on Essentials and Have an 'Outbreak Plan'How To Protect Yourself Bird Flu How Would You Know If You Had Avian Flu?A Bit of Context on the Bird Flu Threat How To Protect Yourself By LARA SETRAKIAN March 12, 2006 — Will there be an outbreak of avian flu that threatens humans? Many experts disagree on when or if a human pandemic will occur, but do say there is a chance that the virus could mutate, leading to widespread infection. In that case, the best thing you and your family can...
  • How Babies Do Maths At 7 Months

    02/15/2006 11:11:19 AM PST · by blam · 37 replies · 957+ views
    BBC ^ | 2-15-2006
    How babies do maths at 7 months Basic numerical ability predates speech Babies have a rudimentary grasp of maths long before they can walk or talk, according to new research. By the age of seven months infants have an abstract sense of numbers and are able to match the number of voices they hear with the number of faces they see. The research could be useful in devising methods for teaching basic maths skills to the very young, say researchers in the US. The study is published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Look and listen Adults can...
  • Waiting for the call: Former sailor leaves good job to do his part in Corps

    12/09/2005 2:57:05 PM PST · by SandRat · 9 replies · 500+ views
    Marine Corps News ^ | Dec 9, 2005 | Pvt. Charlie Chavez
    MARINE CORPS RECRUIT DEPOT SAN DIEGO, Calif. (Dec. 9, 2005) -- A Company D graduate served his country once before as a sailor, and he returns to serve again as a Marine despite criticism from his friends and family. Pfc. Leonidez Cruz, Platoon 1131, 30, grew up in El Paso, Texas and joined the Navy in 1994 - a week after he graduated from high school. Trying to get away from home, Cruz wanted to move his life in a different direction. "I just wanted to get away from home and see the world, so I went into the aviation-electrical...
  • Corpsmen do whatever it takes (Marines)

    11/10/2005 3:28:06 PM PST · by SandRat · 28 replies · 635+ views
    Marine Corps News ^ | Nov 10, 2005 | Lance Cpl. Josh Cox
    CAMP FALLUJAH, Iraq (Nov. 10, 2005) -- While sitting down for lunch in the chow hall here Nov. 3, corpsmen assigned to Combat Logistics Battalion 8 Base Aid Station recognized Marines they treated in past combat situations. One corpsman pointed out an everyday Marine in line for chow who he had treated. “I’ve already taken care of three guys on three different convoys where an improvised explosive device exploded,” said Seaman Apprentice Versean Taylor, a corpsman assigned to CLB-8 BAS, 2nd Marine Logistics Group (FWD). “I love taking care of my Marines; they take care of me and I take...
  • Escort duty one of many jobs soldiers do in Iraq

    10/16/2005 10:30:49 AM PDT · by SandRat · 7 replies · 677+ views
    CAMP SLAYER, Iraq — Wherever there is an Army camp, extra duty is a given. With hundreds of Iraqis and other nationals hired to do a myriad of jobs on this camp, there is a need for soldiers to escort them while ensuring security for American interests is maintained. Like many things involving the Army, there is a list — a duty roster — directing soldiers to show up and perform an assigned task. The 69th Signal Company GIs are no exception to being tasked. Just ask a pair of the company’s specialists — Mark Burke and Christopher Hughes. Two...
  • Margaret Carlson: Do You Know Where Your Flag Is? (One left-wanger not having a fun 4th)

    07/01/2005 5:01:13 PM PDT · by Libloather · 41 replies · 1,050+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | 7/01/05 | Margaret Carlson
    Margaret Carlson: Do You know Where Your Flag Is? Margaret Carlson Fri Jul 1,11:45 AM ET Do you know where your flag is? It's being waved in the House of Representatives in lieu of doing any work on, say, gas prices, stem cell research, global warming (fossil fuel emissions still voluntary). Health care reform? Why bother with a doctor when you can have Bill First diagnose your illness from the floor of the Senate. Members so fearful of being called unpatriotic get closer and closer to passing the amendment to protect the flag from desecration. It takes guts to protect...
  • Whatever You Do, Don't Read This... (lifted off the floor by giant fishhooks)

    04/05/2005 6:49:02 AM PDT · by bedolido · 79 replies · 2,509+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | 04/05/2005 | Ellen Wulfhorst
    Rosemary Curtis (R) holds the hand of her boyfriend Michael Belardo as he hangs in the 'Superman' pose during a Suspension Convention in Providence, Rhode Island, April 2, 2005. From tentative first-timers to well-practiced masters, more than 100 aficionados celebrated their passion for body suspension at the three-day gathering, held in an old textile mill.
  • Why is the media ignoring Chavez's filthy talk about Dr. Rice?

    01/27/2005 12:03:27 AM PST · by Kitten Festival · 1 replies · 439+ views
    The question in this title may seem strange, but there is actually a very strong coincidence. A coworker of mine went last week to Chile to participate in the Pucon half Ironman triathlon, which took place on the same day as Chavez’ sexist remarks about Condoleezza Rice. Since Sunday, I have been trying to find news in the international press about both events, with very limited success. In the case of the triathlon I was trying to find out how well she did in her category (over 40, ladies) which was never reported by the official website. But so far,...
  • Band Aid Takes "Do They Know It's Christmas?" Top Spot on British Charts

    12/20/2004 3:51:46 AM PST · by crushelits · 34 replies · 1,140+ views ^ | Sun. Dec. 19, 2004 | Reuters
    LONDON (Reuters) - The reworked Band Aid charity single "Do They Know It's Christmas?" has clinched the coveted Christmas number one spot on the UK pop charts, the Official UK Charts Company said Sunday. As expected, Band Aid 20, a nod to the two decades that have passed since Bob Geldof (news) assembled the leading pop stars for the 1984 smash hit record, clung on to the top spot beating off competition from Ronan Keating (news) and pop queen Kylie Minogue (news). Proceeds from the new Band Aid recording -- featuring vocals from stars such as Jamelia and Coldplay's Chris...

    08/16/2002 7:39:49 AM PDT · by Merchant Seaman · 735 replies · 30,137+ views
    Annoyed Reader
    The purpose of's multiple message boards is to limit the topics for each board to particular topics. Posting the same message on all the boards defeats the purpose of multiple-boards for special topics. It is very annoying to see the same message on every bulletin board. PLEASE! DO THE READERS A FAVOR. STOP CROSS-POSTING YOUR MESSAGES!
  • Why do FR threads do this?

    11/27/2004 8:49:43 PM PST · by streetpreacher · 30 replies · 825+ views
    Free Republic ^ | November 27, 2004 | ME
    WILL FEMINISTS PRAISE CONDOLEEZZA RICE?   Posted by television is just wrong to chasio649 On 11/27/2004 8:43:55 PM PST · 51 of 50
  • What Did We Do To Deserve This? (Beslan, Russia)

    09/05/2004 5:58:59 PM PDT · by blam · 51 replies · 1,904+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 9-6-2004 | Tom Parfitt
    What did we do to deserve this? By Tom Parfitt in Beslan (Filed: 06/09/2004) They came in their hundreds to freshly dug graves on a meadow next to the main cemetery to bury the victims of the carnage. One funeral procession after another moved slowly through the crowds, the dead wrapped in white cloth and carried in open coffins. Weeping relatives witness Fatima Tetova's overwhelming grief at the burial of her children In the first grave, two young men were shovelling clods of earth on to their 50-year-old father, one of the oldest to die as three days of unimaginable...
  • Spanish PM: Troops Out of Iraq ASAP

    04/18/2004 5:25:19 PM PDT · by MNJohnnie · 15 replies · 254+ views
    Fox News ^ | 4/18/04
    MADRID, Spain — Spain's prime minister on Sunday ordered Spanish troops pulled out of Iraq as soon as possible, fulfilling a campaign pledge to a nation recovering from terrorist bombings that Al Qaeda (search) militants said were reprisal for Spain's support of the war. Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero (search) issued the abrupt recall just hours after his government was sworn in, saying there was no sign the United States would meet his demand for United Nations control of the postwar occupation -- his ultimatum for keeping troops there. Zapatero's Socialist (search) party won the March 14 general election amid allegations...
  • Fla. Couple Leaves Kids, Drugs To Play Bingo

    02/11/2004 2:59:20 PM PST · by ClintonBeGone · 46 replies · 328+ views
    WKMG ^ |
    PARKER, Fla. -- A couple who left three young children alone in a motel room while they went out to play bingo were charged with child neglect and marijuana possession, police said. Officers said they found the children ages 6, 3 and 2 in a room at the Labrisa Inn Motel at about midnight Monday in this Florida Panhandle town. The 6-year-old led them to the marijuana and paraphernalia hidden in the room, police said. Police later arrested Niyoka K. Campbell, 25, and Desjon L. Hegler, 19, both of Parker. Campbell received a conditional release Tuesday and Hegler was placed...
  • How much do you hate Israel?

    11/18/2003 5:29:12 PM PST · by forty_years · 8 replies · 227+ views ^ | November 18, 2003 | Diana Appelbaum
    How much do you hate Israel? By Diana Appelbaum, November 18, 2003 Home   Search   Forum   Terms How much do you hate Israel? Enough to go every day to and type hate-filled remarks into all petitions supportive of Israel? Somebody out there hates Israel that much. I recently mounted a modest petition campaign, A Call to the King of Saudi Arabia to Recognize Israel. My hope is to shame Saudi Arabia into recognizing Israel by presenting the collected signatures to Saudi Embassies around the world on Israel Independence Day, May 2004. It is, after all, uncommon for countries not to have diplomatic...
  • Critics Assail Bush's Strategy of Restraint in Liberia

    08/10/2003 1:34:52 PM PDT · by Pikamax · 4 replies · 226+ views
    washingtonpost ^ | 08/10/03 | Mike Allen
    Critics Assail Bush's Strategy of Restraint in Liberia By Mike Allen Washington Post Staff Writer Sunday, August 10, 2003; Page A21 CRAWFORD, Tex., Aug. 9 -- President Bush built lofty expectations around the world about his willingness to help stanch the bloodshed in Liberia, and now is facing widespread criticism for sending only a handful of troops, with no promise of combat forces, after five weeks of delay. Bush authorized six to 20 Marines to go ashore this week to help Liberia's West African neighbors with the logistics of humanitarian efforts. But he made no provision for reining in the...
  • Old Enough to Make a Lanyard, and to Do It Nude

    06/18/2003 4:11:06 PM PDT · by freepatriot32 · 20 replies · 1,257+ views
    new york times ^ | 6 18 03 | KATE ZERNIKE
    UTZ, Fla., June 12 — On the third-to-last day of summer camp, the temperature has risen to 98 degrees, and even the troupers have begun to whine. "I don't want to play strip volleyball!" complained Jane Jeffries, 13, her sunburned shoulders sagging. "I want to play regular volleyball." Halie Nelson, 14, agreed, "Yeah, I'd rather get all the clothes off, and keep all the clothes off."
  • The Guantanamo Thirteen. Packing on the pounds at America's toughest prison.

    05/30/2003 8:00:55 AM PDT · by dennisw · 2 replies · 304+ views
    slate ^ | Thursday, May 29, 2003 | Manny Howard
    The Guantanamo Thirteen Packing on the pounds at America's toughest prison. By Manny Howard Posted Thursday, May 29, 2003, at 11:52 AM PT Is America the only country in the world that could run a prison camp where prisoners gain weight? Between April 2002 and March 2003, the Joint Task Force returned to Afghanistan 19 of the approximately 664 men (from 42 countries) who have been held in the detention camps at the U.S. Naval Base in Guantanamo Bay. Upon leaving, it has been reported, each man received two parting gifts: a brand new copy of the Koran as well...
  • Srebrenica victims reburied at massacre site

    04/06/2003 4:14:01 PM PDT · by visualops · 17 replies · 239+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | March 31, 2003 | AFP
    SREBRENICA, Bosnia-Hercegovina (AFP) - More than 600 victims of the infamous Srebrenica massacre were finally laid to rest, almost eight years after Europe's worst atrocity since World War II, with many relatives making a painful trip back to the town. Over 10,000 people, including many of the bereaved as well as overseas officials, helped re-bury 600 Muslim men and boys, removed from mass graves, at a memorial cemetery in Potocari, just outside Srebrenica in eastern Bosnia. More than 7,000 Bosnian Muslim men and boys are believed to have been slain in Srebrenica after Serbs overran the enclave on July 11,...
  • Saddam pays Gaddafi $3 billion to give his family safe haven in Libya

    03/27/2003 10:02:07 PM PST · by mr. mojo risin · 22 replies · 268+ views
    The Times (UK) ^ | November 16, 2002 | Michael Evans
    Iraqi dictator plans escape route in face of US and British offensive SADDAM HUSSEIN has made secret plans for his family and leading members of his regime to be given political asylum in Libya in the event of a war with America or a successful internal coup in Baghdad. The extraordinary steps taken by the Iraqi leader to provide an exit strategy for key relatives and associates, which includes paying $3.5 billion (£2.3 billion) into Libyan banks, provide the first evidence that Saddam is now facing up to the prospect of being toppled from power. Even as he makes public...

    11/01/2002 11:05:26 AM PST · by Logic_3 · 9 replies · 227+ views ^ | November 1 2002 | Nikki Tait
    UK Princess Diana butler case collapses By Nikki Tait, Law Courts correspondent Published: November 1 2002 13:21 | Last Updated: November 1 2002 13:21 Paul Burrell, former royal butler and aide to Diana, Princess of Wales, was on Friday found not guilty, on all three counts, of stealing from the estate of the princess, the Prince of Wales and Prince William. The dramatic collapse of the Burrell trial at the Old Bailey followed revelations that the former butler had told the Queen in a private conversation following Diana's death that he had kept some of the princess's possessions for safe-keeping....
  • One Bullet Would Do It, White House Tell Dissidents

    10/01/2002 7:06:42 PM PDT · by blam · 10 replies · 243+ views
    The Times (UK) ^ | 10-2-2002 | Roland Watson
    October 02, 2002 One bullet would do it, White House tells dissidents By Roland Watson THE White House urged disaffected Iraqis yesterday to assassinate President Saddam Hussein and avoid war. President Bush’s spokesman said that the cost of a conflict would be far greater than “the cost of one bullet the Iraqi people take on themselves”. Asked if he was advocating that the Iraqi people kill their leader, Ari Fleischer said: “Regime change is welcome in whatever form it takes.” Within minutes of making his remarks, Mr Fleischer had to clarify the Bush Administration’s position. A presidential executive order bans...
  • New charges in Martha Stewart insider trading scandal

    08/11/2002 10:50:18 AM PDT · by BJungNan · 9 replies · 661+ views
    Wired ^ | August 9, 2002 | By Justin Gillis and Ben White
    The gravity of the criminal charges against Samuel Waksal, the former chief executive of ImClone Systems Inc., raised fresh questions yesterday about the company's credibility and cast a new shadow over the entire biotechnology industry, battered this year by a loss of investor confidence. The case, which began as an insider-trading scandal, had already tarnished the reputation of Waksal's friend Martha Stewart, among others. It reached a new level Wednesday with a federal indictment that accused Waksal not only of insider trading but also of forging the signature of ImClone's top lawyer to preserve $44 million in personal bank loans.