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  • Passionate Trump Supporter: 'I Believe Donald. I'm Telling You, He Says What I’m Thinking'

    12/11/2015 9:24:43 AM PST · by RoosterRedux · 27 replies ^ | Steve Guest
    A passionate Donald Trump supporter told CNN that she's sticking with her candidate: "I believe Donald. I'm telling you, he says what I"m thinking." The supporter, Susan DeLemus, said during a focus group--which aired on CNN's "New Day" on Thursday--"As far as the truth goes, we've got people in positions of power who I know for a fact are liars. Liars!" "I watched the TV," DeLemus explained. President Obama "comes on the TV and he lies to me. I know he's lying. He lies all the time. I don't believe any one of them, not one." "I believe Donald"...
  • FAIL - Americans Don't Know Why We Celebrate 4th of July!

    07/01/2015 7:06:04 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 40 replies
    Youtube ^ | 07/01/15 | Mark Dice
    Media analyst Mark Dice asks beachgoers in San Diego, California some basic questions about America's 4th of July Independence Day celebration and their answers are quite disturbing.
  • Fighter Jets Scramble to Escort Air France Plane to JFK Airport Following Threat

    05/25/2015 8:21:51 AM PDT · by kristinn · 272 replies
    ABC News ^ | Monday, May 25,2015 | Meghan Keneally and Josh Margolin
    An Air France plane was being escorted to JFK airport in New York City this morning after an anonymous threat was made against the flight, a senior U.S. official told ABC News. The Maryland State Police Fusion Center received an anonymous call of a “chemical weapons threat” aboard Air France Flight 22, which is en route from Paris and is expected to land at the New York City airport later this morning. The threat is not considered to be credible at the moment, but when officials tried to reach Air France representatives they were unsuccessful because it is also a...
  • Movie for a Sunday afternoon: "Please Don't Eat The Daisies"(1960)

    05/10/2015 11:17:10 AM PDT · by ReformationFan · 10 replies
    Daily Motion ^ | 1960 | Charles Walters
  • Kolkhorst: Abbott supports repeal, ‘toughening’ of Texas DREAM Act

    12/15/2014 1:03:52 AM PST · by ObamahatesPACoal · 3 replies
    The Houston Chronicle ^ | Patrick Svitek
    State Sen.-elect Lois Kolkhorst, laying out her priorities since winning a promotion to the upper chamber, said Wednesday she anticipates a “big revamp or repeal” of the Texas law allowing in-state tuition for illegal immigrants — a move that has the blessing of Gov.-elect Greg Abbott. (SNIP) While Patrick has vowed to repeal the DREAM Act, Abbott’s position has been less straightforward. During his second gubernatorial debate with Democratic opponent Wendy Davis, he said he would not veto a repeal of the law if it came to his desk. His campaign has previously expressed a need to reform the measure...
  • 15 Things Truly Happy People Don’t Care For

    08/28/2014 2:11:57 PM PDT · by Vendome · 113 replies
    Interesting observation about happy people live. Me? I pretty much could care less what most people say about me. It's a Great Life if you Don't Weaken. Don't Take Life so Seriously, No is Getting Out of This Thing Alive. To be sure, there are serious moments in the course kf a day but, so what? Deal with it and be greatful for the rest of the day and find gratitude for the smallest of things. Some people see rain and go "Ugh! ". I see rain and imagine greener pastures, flower and if it's winter I definitely think "Rain?...
  • Poll: 87.5% of Israelis Don't Believe in Current Peace Talks

    12/06/2013 1:03:01 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 8 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 6/12/13 | Elad Benari
    An overwhelming majority of Israeli Jews believe that the current negotiations with the Palestinian Authority will not lead to a peace agreement, a new poll by the Israel Hayom daily newspaper has found. The poll, conducted by New Wave Research and released Friday, found that 87.5% of Israeli Jews do not believe that the talks will result in a peace agreement. 6% of Israeli Jews said they think the peace talks will lead to a deal, while 6.5% said they were not sure. The poll was released hours before U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, on his latest visit to...
  • Fear of a Black Avenger

    09/25/2012 9:30:43 AM PDT · by ExxonPatrolUs · 22 replies
    The Atlantic ^ | 9-25-2012 | Ta-Nehisi Coates
    Rush Limbaugh thinks that in Obama's American "the white kids now get beat up with the black kids cheering 'yeah, right on, right on, right on.' Of course everybody said the white kid deserved it he was born a racist, he's white." Glenn Beck believes that Obama is a "a guy who has exposed himself, over and over again who has a deep-seated hatred for white people, or the white culture....I'm not saying he doesn't like white people, I'm saying he has a problem...This guy is, I believe, a racist."
  • Woman charged in hammer attack

    11/03/2011 11:21:44 AM PDT · by whd23 · 30 replies
    MANCHESTER - A woman hit her boyfriend in the head with a claw hammer while he was asleep on the couch, police said. Natasha Hamer, 32, of 452 Pine St., is under arrest, charged with first-degree assault in the attack on Ryan Defabio, 23, of 370 Amherst St. Defabio was treated at the Elliot Hospital for the injury.
  • Obama: Don’t Look at Me… It’s the Earthquake, Tornado, State Budget Cuts, Gas Prices, Local Budget

    07/08/2011 4:35:03 PM PDT · by Nachum · 42 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 7/8/11 | Jim Hoft
    Barack Obama spoke to reporters this morning after the dismal jobs report was released. The far left president blamed: earthquakes, tornadoes, state budget cuts, gas prices, local budget cuts and Greece for the latest spike in the unemployment rate.
  • CHaRTS THaT DoN'T Lie

    07/02/2011 11:19:28 PM PDT · by Nachum · 3 replies
    zero hedge ^ | 7/2/11 | williambanzai7
    Really funny stuff. At the link...
  • Stand Firm, Weiner! Don't Resign

    06/07/2011 5:15:49 PM PDT · by Nachum · 13 replies ^ | 6/7/11 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: Now, on a related item, I hope Anthony Weiner never resigns. I hope Weiner is never forced to resign. I hope Pelosi does not make a full pitched effort here at the Ethics Committee. I'm hoping that that's just for public consumption. I don't want this guy to go away. This guy, Anthony Weiner, Tony Weiner -- look at what they're asking us to believe. Here you have the classic dictionary definition of a nerd, the classic dictionary definition of a pencil-necked geek, and they are telling us that this guy would walk into a bar and women would...
  • AIPAC: Don't boo Obama

    05/18/2011 10:09:43 AM PDT · by Nachum · 15 replies · 1+ views
    politco ^ | 5/18/11 | Ben Smith
    A reader forwards over an email from AIPAC President Lee Rosenberg to delegates to the organization's annual policy conference, which will feature President Obama's and Prime Minister Netanyahu's coming speeches to the organization. It's titled "Welcoming Guests Into our Home" and I don't think anyone over there is worried the crowd will heckle Bibi: The goal of the conference, as always, is to have every speaker, honored guest, member of Congress, Senator, and administration official who joins us feel that we have done everything we can to extend our hand in friendship. They must walk away from the conference knowing...
  • Egypt warns Israel: Don't interfere with opening of Gaza border crossing

    04/30/2011 10:24:21 PM PDT · by Nachum · 28 replies
    haaretz ^ | 4/30/11 | Haaretz Service
    Rafah's opening would be a violation of an agreement reached in 2005 between the U.S., Israel, Egypt, and the EU; Israel official tells the Wall Street Journal developments in Egypt could affect Israel's national security. Chief of Staff of the Egyptian Armed Forces General Sami Anan warned Israel against interfering with Egypt's plan to open the Rafah border crossing with Gaza on a permanent basis, saying it was not a matter of Israel's concern, Army Radio reported on Saturday. Egypt announced this week that it intended to permanently open the border crossing with Gaza within the next few days.
  • Obama to Governors: Don’t Cut That Spending!

    03/28/2011 11:34:32 AM PDT · by Nachum · 8 replies
    National Review Online ^ | 3/28/11 | Jim Geraghty
    This short segment in a Washington Post story on President Obama’s interviews with local television stations is revealing: In some cases, Obama had a message he wanted to send directly to the people in particular states..... Notice the theme there? Here are three Republican governors of three states who face serious budget problems, and Obama — despite a lack of familiarity with the states’ financial circumstances, admitting that he hasn’t “followed exactly what’s happening with the Wisconsin budget” — weighs in on all three, all with the same theme: No, those spending cuts aren’t necessary.
  • Let's sit together for State of the Union address (Sen. Mark Udall)

    01/13/2011 6:22:34 PM PST · by Bronzy · 62 replies
    The Hill ^ | By Sen. Mark Udall (D-Colo.) - 01/12/11 03:48 PM ET
    Dear Majority Leader Reid, Speaker Boehner, Minority Leaders McConnell and Pelosi: We, the undersigned members of Congress, believe that partisan seating arrangements at State of the Union addresses serve to symbolize division instead of the common challenges we face in securing a strong future for the United States.
  • Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ Repeal:Congress Ignores Combat Troops

    12/20/2010 11:48:43 AM PST · by Nachum · 17 replies
    Big Peace ^ | 12/20/10 | Elaine Donnelly
    On Saturday the United States Senate voted for legislation that will impose heavy, unnecessary burdens on the backs of military men and women. They are the ones who will pay a very high price for Congress’ reckless decision to help President Barack Obama deliver on political campaign promises to LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) activists.Sixty-five senators voted for the no-amendments-allowed “privileged” bill in a lame-duck session. History will note that the outgoing 111th Congress acted with needless haste allowing no time for substantive hearings to examine findings and controversial recommendations in the Pentagon’s Comprehensive Review Working Group Report.
  • Just Don't Fly: Where Might the TSA Take Us Next?

    11/24/2010 8:51:05 AM PST · by Nachum · 28 replies · 1+ views
    American Thinker ^ | 11/24/10 | Mark Browning
    "Don't fly." That's Janet Napolitano's answer to those who oppose the regime of poke and grope that is today's Transportation Safety Agency. America is, after all, a land of choices. When you arrive at the airport, you can allow some complete stranger to irradiate you with a device that allows the operator to see you naked. Or you can allow some friendly security agent to put hands in places where they have no business. Or you can drive. Before you jump out of line and into your car, however, be warned that you can be fined up to $11,000 for...
  • Nasty Parties Don't Win Elections

    03/24/2010 3:13:22 PM PDT · by Nachum · 27 replies · 904+ views
    slate ^ | 3/24/10 | Anne Applebaum
    My fellow disappointed conservatives, former conservatives, and disgusted conservatives, it is time for all good Republicans to come to the defense of David Frum and to endorse his critique of radical right-wing talk-show rhetoric. If you've left the party in disgust, call up your friends who are still members and get them to do it for you. I am not writing this because David Frum is my friend, although he is. I am writing this because I have just come back from London, where I got a close-up look at the state of the British Conservative Party, once the intellectual...
  • In Obama we don't trust

    09/13/2009 11:40:26 AM PDT · by Nachum · 7 replies · 935+ views
    Pittsburgh Live ^ | 9/13/09 | Salena Zito,
    * * Fix this sick system About the writer Salena Zito covers politics for the Trib. She can be reached via e-mail or at 412-320-7879. Sign up now! Home Delivery Subscribe to our publications Politicians will tell you they'd rather have you hate them than distrust them because hate is an emotion that can be tweaked, while trust is an investment in character -- a bond that, once broken, can never be repaired fully. The problem for President Barack Obama and Democrats is that, in poll after poll, Main Street does not trust them. Republicans are not exempt, either; while...
  • Jeb Bush: 'I don't know' if Obama is a socialist

    07/09/2009 10:40:46 AM PDT · by Nachum · 106 replies · 2,196+ views
    CNN ^ | 7/9/09 | CNN Political Producer Rebecca Sinderbrand
    (CNN) – Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush told an interviewer that he could not say whether or not President Barack Obama is a socialist, and that the president would not have been elected if he had been honest with Americans about his agenda. Bush would not answer the question of whether he agreed with the assessment of some congressional Republicans that the president is a socialist. "I don't know. Define socialism for me," he told Esquire magazine. "It's a word… I believe he's a collectivist. He believes that through collective action, through government, you can solve more problems." He added...
  • Conservatives Decry Anti-Bullying Courses As 'Gay Agenda'

    05/28/2009 9:24:58 AM PDT · by Maelstorm · 61 replies · 1,418+ views ^ | May 28, 2009 | By On Top Magazine Staff
    Conservatives Decry Anti-Bullying Courses As 'Gay Agenda' By On Top Magazine Staff Published: May 28, 2009 Alameda Unified School District officials approved a new anti-bullying effort that includes teaching respect for gay men and lesbians on Wednesday, drawing a rain of protest from social conservatives who decried the curriculum as “formal instruction in concert with the gay agenda.”Officials in the California district decided in a 3 to 2 vote to add lessons about gay men and lesbians into an existing anti-bullying curricula. The six 45-minute lessons will be offered to students as early as kindergarten.At lower grades, students will...
  • Bush vs. Gore Attorneys Team up to Fight Prop 8 in Federal Court

    05/26/2009 6:12:50 PM PDT · by Maelstorm · 58 replies · 2,714+ views ^ | May 26, 2009 | By Zach Behrens
    Two top attorneys who argued Bush v. Gore on opposite sides have now joined forces to strike down Prop 8 in federal court, filing for a preliminary injunction against same-sex marriage ban until the case is resolved, which would immediately reinstate the right for all Californians to marry. Theodore B. Olson and David will officially announce their case tomorrow morning in downtown, according to the American Foundation for Equal Rights. Olson, a former U.S. Solicitor General represented President Bush, against Al Gore, who was represented by Boies. The pair is representing two gay men and two gay women who were...
  • Obama warns Netanyahu: Don't surprise me with Iran strike

    05/13/2009 5:37:40 PM PDT · by Nachum · 261 replies · 6,147+ views
    HaAretz ^ | 5/13/2009 | Aluf Benn
    U.S. President Barack Obama has sent a message to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu demanding that Israel not surprise the U.S. with an Israeli military operation against Iran. The message was conveyed by a senior American official who met in Israel with Netanyahu, ministers and other senior officials. Earlier, Netanyahu's envoy visited Washington and met with National Security Adviser James Jones and with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, and discussed the dialogue Obama has initiated with Tehran.
  • Sara Palin : DON'T

    08/30/2008 7:47:35 PM PDT · by NewJerseyJoe · 57 replies · 3,776+ views
    self | 8/30/08 | NewJerseyJoe
  • New research forces U-turn in population migration theory

    05/23/2008 10:49:58 AM PDT · by decimon · 19 replies · 142+ views
    University of Leeds ^ | May 23, 2008 | Unknown
    Research led by the University of Leeds has discovered genetic evidence that overturns existing theories about human migration into Island Southeast Asia (covering the Philippines, Indonesia and Malaysian Borneo) - taking the timeline back by nearly 10,000 years. Prevailing theory suggests that the present-day populations of Island Southeast Asia (ISEA) originate largely from a Neolithic expansion from Taiwan driven by rice agriculture about 4,000 years ago - the so-called "Out of Taiwan" model. However an international research team, led by the UK’s first Professor of Archaeogenetics, Martin Richards, has shown that a substantial fraction of their mitochondrial DNA lineages (inherited...
  • Captains on fort: Lawmakers just talk, don’t listen when it comes to reports on Iraq

    09/12/2007 5:44:44 PM PDT · by SandRat · 5 replies · 399+ views
    FORT HUACHUCA — If some Army captains had their say, senior military officers would not be put in the position of having to testify before congressional committees, as Gen. David Petraeus did Monday and Tuesday before the House of Representatives and the Senate. After watching the general, commander of the Multi-National Force-Iraq, and U.S. Ambassador to Iraq Ryan C. Crocker testify before the U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee on Tuesday, the consensus of the 16 captains attending the career course at the Intelligence Center at this Southern Arizona Army post was that the senators were talking and not wanting to...
  • Advice requested on buying one's first cell phone

    02/26/2007 6:24:40 PM PST · by jla · 86 replies · 2,309+ views
    I'll be purchasing from Verizon.What are the best brands of cell phones?Do the speaker phones one can get as an additional option have good sound quality?What exactly is bluetooth?I want good audio, reliability, and I'd also like text messaging, maybe Internet access too, and photo taking feature on the phone.I've never had a cell phone, I've thought them frivolous. But now I see the advantages of owning one.Thank you.
  • Shula Out at Bama

    11/27/2006 4:41:13 PM PST · by grandpa jones · 4 replies · 166+ views
    MyWay news ^ | 11/27/06 | AP
    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) -Alabama coach Mike Shula was fired after a 6-6 season that ended with three straight losses, including a defeat by state rival Auburn. Athletic director Mal Moore said Monday that defensive coordinator Joe Kines would serve as interim head coach. The firing was first reported by The Tuscaloosa News on its Web site. Shula, a former Alabama quarterback, led the Crimson Tide to a 10-2 season last year and a Cotton Bowl victory. But his teams were winless in four tries against Auburn. The Tigers beat the Crimson Tide 22-15 on Nov. 18. Shula said he was...
  • Howard Dean: Americans Can't Trust GOP (Mad Howie SCREAMS again)

    10/09/2006 5:38:47 PM PDT · by SandRat · 14 replies · 784+ views ^ | Staff
    Howard Dean talked up Democrats, talked down Republicans and went door-to-door in a Portland neighborhood on Monday to rally Democrats for the upcoming election. Dean, chairman of the Democratic National Committee and a former Vermont governor, and Maine Gov. John Baldacci spoke to about 150 people at a breakfast fundraiser at the Italian Heritage Center before knocking on doors in a heavily Democratic Munjoy Hill neighborhood. Accompanied by a gaggle of reporters and cameras, Dean and Baldacci stopped at four houses to tout the Democratic message. One of them was owned by Jon Radtke, a high school teacher who said...
  • Britain To US: We Don't Want Guantánamo Nine Back

    10/02/2006 5:12:55 PM PDT · by blam · 13 replies · 573+ views
    The Guardian (UK) ^ | 10-3-2006 | Ian Cobain - Vikram Dodd
    Britain to US: we don't want Guantánamo nine back · Documents reveal secret talks in Washington· British residents have no right to return say officials Ian Cobain and Vikram Dodd Tuesday October 3, 2006 The Guardian (UK) The United States has offered to return nearly all British residents held at Guantánamo Bay after months of secret talks in Washington, the Guardian has learned. The British government has refused to accept the men, however, with senior officials saying they have no legal right to return. Documents obtained by the Guardian show US authorities are demanding that the detainees be kept under...
  • Faces of warriors don't change

    07/06/2006 6:18:43 PM PDT · by SandRat · 3 replies · 375+ views
    Air Force Links ^ | Chief Master Sgt. Robert Wicks
    7/6/2006 - ANDERSEN AIR FORCE BASE, Guam (AFPN) -- A few weeks ago, a friend shared some pictures of warriors printed in the Air Force Sergeant Association's "Sergeants" magazine. As I looked at these warriors who had battled in wars years apart, I thought, "Generations have passed, but the face of the warrior is the same." I saw the faces of our past warriors when I visited Iwo Jima, the site of one of the landmark battles of World War II. I walked the black sand beach where the men hit the shore, stood on top of the volcanic crater...
  • Rumsfeld: Don't Draw Conclusions From Decision on Deployment

    05/12/2006 4:55:56 PM PDT · by SandRat · 5 replies · 239+ views
    WASHINGTON, May 11, 2006 – The decision to delay deployment of one Army brigade from Germany to Iraq does not mean officials have decided to draw down troops in Iraq, Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld said yesterday. Concluding that putting an Army brigade's deployment to Iraq on hold makes a statement about Iraq's stability or a troop drawdown ahead is like "taking one tulip and deciding it's spring," the secretary said on a radio talk show. It's premature to draw sweeping conclusions from the decision to keep the 2nd Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, in Schweinfurt, Germany, until further notice, Rumsfeld...
  • May 1st, Fire your Illegal Alien Gardener Day [Had enough - vanity]

    04/28/2006 7:09:58 AM PDT · by mr. mojo risin · 85 replies · 1,415+ views
    self ^ | 4-28-06 | self
    Freepers. No excuses. Do something. Have you kids cut the grass and pay them. Buy a new mower. Tell the illegal alien gardeners; "Not this week", or like Trump "You're Fired!" May 1st "workers protest." You know the DNC is behind this...
  • U.S. panel says voters don't have to prove citizenship (Decision counter to state's Prop. 200)

    03/11/2006 10:56:57 AM PST · by SandRat · 26 replies · 819+ views
    Arizona Daily Star ^ | C.J. Karamargin
    PHOENIX ¡ª State election officials are scrambling to interpret a ruling that Arizonans do not need to show proof of citizenship when they register to vote with a federal registration form. Issued Monday by the U.S. Election Assistance Commission, the ruling amounts to a potential loophole in Proposition 200, the voter-approved initiative that made Arizona the first state in the nation to require proof of citizenship for voter registration. The ruling says "Arizona may not refuse to register individuals to vote in a federal election for failing to provide supplemental proof of citizenship," as required under Prop. 200. In a...
  • Don't Eat Raw Eggs (Bird Flu - UK)

    02/27/2006 5:56:27 PM PST · by blam · 28 replies · 1,231+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 2-28-2006 | Charles Clover
    Don't eat raw eggs By Charles Clover Environment Editor (Filed: 28/02/2006) Raw eggs should not be eaten by themselves or used in dishes, even though avian flu is not present in Britain, the chairman of the Food Standards Agency has said. Speaking at the National Farmers' Union annual conference, Dame Deirdre Hutton expressed a similar view to that of Prof Sir David King, the Government's chief scientific adviser - that avian flu did not pose a risk to consumers of poultry. Eggs should be cooked until the whites are solid - not the yolks But she warned that experts recommended...
  • Don't Work With Men, Muslim Clerics Tell Indian Women

    02/03/2006 3:41:07 PM PST · by blam · 28 replies · 814+ views
    The Guardian (UK) ^ | 2-3-2006 | Randeep Ramesh - Sanjay Jha
    Don't work with men, Muslim clerics tell Indian women Randeep Ramesh and Sanjay Jha Friday February 3, 2006 The Guardian (UK) Muslim women should not work with men or go shopping in areas where they could mix with strangers of the opposite sex, according to an edict issued by the influential All India Muslim Personal Law Board, which claims to represent the nation's 140 million Muslims. Maulana Syed Nizamuddin, the board's general secretary, said the decision to ask Muslim women not to work in call centres and avoid any kind of job which involves interacting with men was part of...
  • First of 'St. Patrick's Four' Sentenced to 6 Mos (threw blood on soldier, flag, recruiting ctr)

    01/24/2006 6:15:46 AM PST · by Behind Liberal Lines · 9 replies · 580+ views
    Cornell Daily Sun ^ | Tuesday, January 24, 2006 | By Melissa Korn
    Daniel Burns, one of the "St. Patrick's Four" war protesters, was sentenced in federal court Monday (January 23). Burns, 44, was sentenced to six months in jail, fined $250 and ordered to pay part of the $958 of damages caused by the protest. He was sentenced by Judge Thomas J. McAvoy in Binghamton Federal Court four months after being found guilty of two misdemeanor crimes. Burns, along with fellow Ithacans Peter DeMott and Clare and Teresa Grady, entered a Lansing military recruiting station on St. Patrick's Day 2003 and poured vials of their blood on posters, an American flag and...
  • Guns and Alzheimer's don't mix (well Duh alert)

    11/29/2005 1:00:06 AM PST · by freepatriot32 · 20 replies · 863+ views
    The Daily Press ^ | November 28, 2005
    Hunting season brings concerns for gun safety in the hands of persons with Alzheimer's disease. While it may seem for some that hunting and handling guns has been a lifelong skill, the complex mental skills required by the safe handling of guns are usually lost early in the process of dementia. Studies into the behavior of those with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias indicate that threatening and unsafe behavior caused by impaired judgment has been found to occur in 30 to 50 percent of persons with AD. The presence of guns could contribute to serious consequences of life threatening injury...
  • Michigan; Don't Shield Those With Shields

    11/05/2005 12:57:25 PM PST · by cougar_mccxxi · 3 replies · 329+ views
    Grand Rapids Press ^ | Monday, October 31, 2005 | Grand Rapids Press
    Some bad ideas look even worse at second glance. That's true of legislation that would potentially protect rogue police officers from scrutiny. The measure has been reintroduced in the Legislature, where it died last year. It deserves the same quick burial this time. Under the bill, statements made by law enforcement officials in internal investigations would no longer be subject to the state's Freedom of Information Act. The statements could be disclosed only if the individual responsible for them gave written consent or if a court subpoenaed them. The first is highly unlikely, the latter an unnecessary obstacle to the...
  • In Cuba, pair of Sox officially don't exist

    10/22/2005 11:22:45 PM PDT · by Nachum · 2 replies · 442+ views
    Chicago Tribune ^ | October 22, 2005 | Gary Marx
    LAS MARTINAS, Cuba -- Thirty minutes before Jose Contreras throws the first pitch Saturday in Game 1 of the World Series, his older brother Humberto plans to ride a horse to a friend's wooden shack, where he will listen to the game clandestinely on a short-wave radio. There, with the radio resting on a bed, a cigar in his mouth and a bottle of rum nearby, Humberto Contreras will hear the call of each pitch and picture his brother on the mound challenging Houston Astros hitters at U.S. Cellular Field. "I'm always nervous, but I'm sure he's going to do...
  • ETDC supplies gear downrange so deployed troops don’t have to

    10/11/2005 5:57:33 PM PDT · by SandRat · 4 replies · 321+ views
    Air Force Links ^ | Oct 11, 2005 | Master Sgt. Lisa Polarek
    10/11/2005 - MANAS AIR BASE, Kyrgyzstan (AFPN) -- The 376th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron’s expeditionary theater distribution center here is leading the way in expeditionary mobility gear processing to make life easier for thousands of deploying Airmen. The center is part of an Air Force test where Airmen can deploy from their home stations to the Central Asia theater without their A, B and C mobility bags. When they arrive here to stay, or before heading “downrange,” they are issued everything they will need from the ETDC. Airmen are still required to bring a helmet, gas mask, web belt and...
  • Keesler commander: Don’t count us out

    09/12/2005 4:34:07 PM PDT · by SandRat · 13 replies · 419+ views
    Air Force Links ^ | Sep 12,2005 | Louis A. Arana-Barradas
    KEESLER AIR FORCE BASE, Miss. -- Two weeks after Hurricane Katrina caused $500 million in damages at this training base, it has become a vital staging area for Gulf Coast disaster relief efforts. The base has a new transitional mission supporting relief efforts, said Brig. Gen. William T. Lord, 81st Training Wing commander. And the fact it has recovered enough to perform that mission is proof that people should not count Keesler out, he said. But is the case capable of making a comeback? “You bet we are,” the general said. And in the meantime, Keesler will continue its new...
  • What Michael Moore and Liberals Don’t (and Will Never) Understand About the Second Amendment

    09/06/2005 11:52:50 AM PDT · by freepatriot32 · 135 replies · 2,648+ views ^ | September 06, 2005 |
    Some of the most heartening tales coming out of the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina are the tales of Americans standing up and taking responsibility for their own safety and survival rather than whining about “the government” not taking care of them. The Washington Post reports that in Popps Ferry Landing, a neighborhood near Biloxi, Mississippi, the local neighborhood watch is keeping an armed night watch to prevent looters from invading the neighborhood. Following the looting of the local Dollar Store, neighbors who very rarely spoke to each other, got together to protect their own. They’re not going out hunting down...
  • Don't Be Defensive About Being British Citizens, Cleric Tells Moderate Muslims

    07/24/2005 6:40:18 PM PDT · by blam · 7 replies · 500+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 7-25-2005 | Duncan Gardham
    Don't be defensive about being British citizens, cleric tells moderate Muslims By Duncan Gardham (Filed: 25/07/2005) Moderate Muslims meeting in central London yesterday were told they must learn more about British culture while outside National Front extremists organised a flag waving demonstration. More than 200 NF supporters proclaimed "Britain for the British" while a similar number of police prevented them from approaching the mosque in Regent's Park the moderate Swiss Muslim Dr Tariq Ramadan addressed the meeting. Controversy surrounded Dr Ramadan's visit after it was revealed he was denied entry to the US after his visa was withdrawn. However Dr...
  • IDF Soldiers to Gaza's Jews: Stay Strong, Don't Evacuate

    05/19/2005 9:32:35 AM PDT · by Nachum · 8 replies · 357+ views
    Arutz 7 ^ | May 19, '05 | staff
    “You should have much success and do not evacuate.” So wrote soldiers of the 51st battalion of the Golani Brigade in a fax sent to the residents of Gush Katif. The letter, signed “Liron and Gal from Car 51,” began the letter with words of thanks for the refreshments area set up by residents to provide soldiers with a place to rest. It went on to urge the residents not to leave their homes. “You give us strength to continue,” the soldiers wrote, by hand, on the official stationary with hearts drawn for emphasis. “We have not met many people...
  • 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.
  • You won't believe what I saw on Spring Break!

    03/26/2005 2:50:30 PM PST · by Marine Inspector · 119 replies · 3,973+ views
    The Daily Utah Chronicle ^ | 03/25/2005 | RuthAnne Frost
    Spring Break was more exhausting than rejuvenating. Not because I partied too hard, but because I found the shadows in paradise. Mazatlan, Mexico was luxurious and pampered me like I'd never experienced before. But whenever my friends and I walked around, little kids would come up to us every couple of steps with hands outstretched trying to sell Chiclets gum and beaded bracelets. It broke my heart and soon I just wanted to sit by the pool and read. According to Oxfam International, half the population of Mexico lives in poverty. A BBC study in January found that 69 percent...
  • CLINTON: 'FIX IT, DON'T NIX IT' (Schumer: before Social Security seniors ate cat food)

    03/05/2005 4:39:40 AM PST · by Libloather · 37 replies · 1,034+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | 3/05/05
    CLINTON: 'FIX IT, DON'T NIX IT' 2 hours, 53 minutes ago President Bush hit the road for his Social Security overhaul in New Jersey yesterday — while in New York, Sens. Chuck Schumer and Hillary Rodham Clinton painted Bush as a threat to the retirement program. "I'm going to keep telling people we've got a problem until it sinks in, because we've got one," Bush said in Westfield. "The safety net has got a hole in it." At Pace University, Clinton ran a "fix it, don't nix it" rally where Schumer told of a time before Social Security when seniors...
  • Prosecutors seek 37-month term in Internet worm case

    01/26/2005 7:59:27 AM PST · by Rakkasan1 · 6 replies · 388+ views
    mpls star and sickle ^ | 1-26-05 | paul levy
    Jeffrey Lee Parson, the Hopkins teenager who unleashed an Internet worm that infected an estimated 48,000 computers and caused more than $1 million in damage, should be sentenced to 37 months in prison, according to a formal recommendation made by federal prosecutors Tuesday. Parson's sentencing is scheduled for Friday in U.S. District Court in Seattle. Parson, 19, who was arrested during his senior year at Hopkins High School, pleaded guilty in August to releasing the widely publicized Internet virus. "Parson's worm was not an aberrant moment in a young person's life, but instead was just the latest in a string...