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  • Gore: ".....A Violent Revolution"

    05/01/2013 5:29:34 AM PDT · by Lowell1775 · 38 replies
    www.realclearpolitics.com ^ | 05/01/2013 | Staff-Real Clear Politics
    In an interview with Bloomberg TV from the Milken Global Conference in Beverly Hills, former Vice President Al Gore claims American democracy has been "hacked." Gore also opined on former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor recently commenting that she regretted her decision in Bush v. Gore. "[America] has been hacked. That is a computer term when the operating system of a computer is taken over and the computer does things the owner does not want it to. That is what has been happening to American democracy. You have 90% of the people in favor of background checks for gun...
  • Keith Olbermann Wants to Return to ESPN; ESPN Not Interested (Report)

    03/04/2013 10:20:10 AM PST · by bkepley · 37 replies
    The WRAP ^ | 03/04/2013 | Tim Molloy
    Keith Olbermann has burned a lot of bridges, but seems eager to build one back to ESPN. .... "After the dinner, at that point, there was no real appropriate place for Keith to come back, nor did I feel like I was prepared to bring him back," Skipper told the Times.
  • Obama Jokes With NASA Curiosity Crew: ‘Let Me Know Right Away’ If There Are Martians (What a Dork!)

    08/14/2012 5:54:18 AM PDT · by lbryce · 27 replies
    The Hill ^ | August 13, 2012 | Alicia M Cohn
    President Obama called to personally congratulate the crew behind NASA’s successful rover mission to Mars on Monday and asked them to inform him immediately if they made contact with Martians. “If in fact you do make contact with Martians, please let me know right away,” he said. “I've got a lot of other things on my plate but I expect that would go to the top of the list. Even if they're just microbes that would be pretty exciting.” NASA live-streamed the president’s call to members of Curiosity's Mars rover team, located at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in California. “You've...
  • Cass Sunstein Explains How You Have Benefitted From Obama's Fewer Major Regulatory Rules

    08/07/2012 7:58:17 PM PDT · by ExxonPatrolUs · 10 replies
    White House YouTube Channel ^ | 8-7-2012 | Cass Sunstein
    Cass Sunstein, Administrator of The White House Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, uses the White House White Board to lay out the facts and show that we can protect health and safety while promoting economic goals as well. And he explains how people died via Bush's overly regulated two terms, destroying Clinton's lean government legacy.
  • Bill Cosby compares Obama to Sisyphus rolling rock up the hill

    04/12/2012 7:52:19 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 81 replies
    The Hill ^ | April 12, 2012 | Geneva Sands
    Famed actor and comedian Bill Cosby on Thursday said people who are critical of President Obama are "acting like they have no idea what he inherited" at the White House. Cosby compared the first four years of Obama's presidency to the Greek myth of Sisyphus, the king condemned to an eternity of rolling a rock up a hill only to have it fall back down to the bottom. "I see Obama as Sisyphus in the first four years. And nobody would speak about the size of the rock, or the elevation of the hill. All you hear people talk about...
  • Gone- Link from Drudge Report

    01/27/2012 8:41:08 PM PST · by staten island ny · 121 replies
    Thank you to all you Newt zealots for breaking the link from Drudge. Your childish remarks had a negative effect on this great site, thank-you.
  • *vanity* Nancy Pelosi- is it me?

    11/03/2011 7:23:31 PM PDT · by Kevin in California · 27 replies
    11-03-11 | Me
    Did anyone see Pelosi speak today? If so, is it me or did she look like she was high on some kind of drug? I'm being serious here. She looked like she was wound up om something and her eyeballs looked like they were ready to pop from their sockets.
  • Obama Disappointed With Lack of 'Cool' Phone in Oval Office

    04/15/2011 5:34:56 AM PDT · by SJackson · 100 replies
    Fox News ^ | April 15, 2011
    WASHINGTON -- Turns out President Obama would like a phone upgrade. The president, in an unscripted moment with donors in Chicago, was talking about the need to innovate in technology. "The Oval Office, I always thought I was going to have really cool phones and stuff," he said during a small fundraising event at a Chicago restaurant. "I'm like, c'mon guys, I'm the president of the United States. Where's the fancy buttons and stuff and the big screen comes up? It doesn't happen." The president made his off-the-cuff remarks with donors as he took questions and after reporters had been...
  • Obama locked out of White House

    WASHINGTON (CNN) - President Barack Obama returned early from a five-day trip to Latin America on Tuesday and discovered he was locked out. The problem started after somebody failed tell the staff that Obama was coming back to work. It caused the Commander and Chief trouble when trying to open the Oval office.
  • Muschamp makes 1st appearance as Florida's coach (Opens mouth, inserts foot)

    12/15/2010 7:12:17 PM PST · by Bulldawg Fan · 10 replies
    www.thestate.com ^ | 12/15/10 | unknown
    GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Will Muschamp spent part of his childhood in Gainesville, growing up just a few streets from Florida Field and cheering for the Gators. He left in the mid-80s, then returned as a player at Georgia and as an assistant coach with Auburn and LSU. He's back again - this time in a much different capacity. Muschamp, who agreed to a five-year contract worth $13.5 million to replace Urban Meyer, was formally introduced as Florida's new coach Tuesday. He took center stage for a 40-minute news conference filled with confidence, enthusiasm and witty one-liners. "University of Florida is...
  • Obama's Asian Shellacking

    11/16/2010 1:41:28 AM PST · by Scanian · 8 replies
    The American Thinker ^ | November 16, 2010 | Sam Foster
    It turns out being president is a lot harder than Barack Obama thought it was. After the biggest electoral defeat in 80 years, Obama packed up Air Force One and headed out for a political shellacking abroad. You'd be hard pressed to locate an accurate picture of world opinion regarding Obama's trip from our adoring media, so here are the highlights as reported by the foreign press. Nothing is more emblematic of the Obama Administration's tactful use of "smart power" than the front page of the Drudge Report the other day after Obama delivered his Jakarta speech. As reported by...
  • The Bike Helmet Wars

    10/09/2010 6:41:08 PM PDT · by shove_it · 107 replies · 2+ views
    WSJ ^ | 10/9/2010 | VIRGINIA POSTREL
    Poor Barack Obama. He can't take a simple bicycle ride without attracting criticism. During the 2008 campaign, Obama was photographed wearing a bike helmet while cycling in Chicago. Critics said he looked like a dork. Then last year, when he rode handsomely bare-headed down the paths of Martha's Vineyard, the safety lobby lambasted him for setting a dangerous example. So on last month's return to the island, the carefully helmeted president appeased those critics—only to reawaken charges that he looked like an unmanly wimp. Maybe next year he'll give up and leave the bike rides to the First Daughters. This...
  • Caption this photo of Barry in the Oval Office, and his staff's reaction

    06/22/2010 11:36:34 AM PDT · by reaganrevolutionin2010 · 70 replies · 1+ views
    Flickr Photos ^ | July, 2009 | The White House
  • Caption Obama hitting the campaign trail in Iowa

    04/28/2010 1:58:58 PM PDT · by Lucky9teen · 26 replies · 725+ views
    President Barack Obama smiles as he tours POET Biorefining in Macon, Mo., Wednesday, April 28, 2010.… US President Barack Obama, seen here addressing workers at the Siemens Energy Inc. facility in Fort Madison, Iowa, reached out Tuesday to Americans yet to feel the nascent economic recovery, firing up the Democratic campaign to avoid a drubbing in November's mid-term polls.
  • Gang Punk Dies in "Accidental" Shooting

    03/25/2010 6:50:47 AM PDT · by laotzu · 11 replies · 597+ views
    WOAI ^ | 3/25/10 | Jim Forsyth
    San Antonio - A 29 year old man is in custody in connection with the shooting death of a teenager near Jefferson high school overnight, 1200 WOAI news reports. Police think the victim was shot 'accidentally' by a fellow gang member in a home in the 200 block of Thomas Jefferson. The unidentified teen was pronounced dead at the scene. A couple of hours later, detectives picked up Michael Juarez, 29, and charged him with manslaughter. Detectives say both Juarez and the victim were in the same dorky street gang, and the shooting may have been an 'accident.'
  • Kerry likens Brown supporters to controversial '08 Palin crowds

    01/18/2010 1:17:19 PM PST · by maggief · 52 replies · 1,547+ views
    The Hill ^ | January 18, 2010 | Michael O'Brien
    EXCERPTS "I'm no stranger to hard fought campaigns, but what we’ve seen in the past few days is way over the line and reminiscent of the dangerous atmosphere of Sarah Palin's 2008 campaign rallies," Kerry said Monday. "This is not how democracy works in Massachusetts." (snip) "Scott Brown needs to speak up and get his out of state tea party supporters under control," Kerry said. "In Massachusetts, we fight hard and win elections on the issues and on our differences, not with bullying and threats."
  • Don't be a gun dork in traffic stops

    12/31/2009 3:59:47 PM PST · by majstoll · 112 replies · 4,068+ views
    The Examiner.com ^ | December 31, 2009 | Mike Stollenwerk
    On numerous Internet forums, and some email lists, gun owners periodically report being hassled by police when pulled over for routine traffic infractions. . . . But often there is a common thread to these stories – the dorky gun owner brought up the gun thing all on her own! . . .
  • O-bam-a! U.S. President Shows Off His Martial Arts Skills On Visit to South Korea

    11/19/2009 8:50:30 PM PST · by Steelfish · 17 replies · 1,112+ views
    Daily Mail (UK) ^ | November 19, 2009
    O-bam-a! U.S. President Shows Off His Martial Arts Skills On Visit to South Korea [Pics in URL] 19th November 2009 He's already known for his moves on the basketball court and the dance floor. But Barack Obama is not letting the world forget about the other moves he has in his arsenal. Taking advantage of a trip to South Korea today, he showed off his tae kwon do skills to President Lee Myung-bak. Bam! President Barack Obama shows off his tae kwon do skills as President Lee Myung-Bak looks approving at the presidential palace in Seoul today Mr Obama struck...
  • Post Dorky Obama pictures here!

    11/17/2009 6:39:39 AM PST · by mom3boys · 56 replies · 2,988+ views
    11/17/09 | Me
    I was looking for that picture of O cringing next to Michelle at a martial arts demonstration at the White House lawn, but couldn't find it. Then, I wanted to gather more nancy-boy/dorky pics of him for posterity. Post away!
  • Olbermann's latest low blow

    10/17/2009 2:59:14 AM PDT · by Scanian · 62 replies · 3,214+ views
    NY Post ^ | October 16, 2009 | Editorial
    MSNBC uber-dork Keith Olbermann has done it again. The cable channel's principal pontificator -- in naming syndicated columnist Michelle Malkin "the worst person in the world" on Wednesday night -- blasted her "total mindless, morally bankrupt, knee-jerk, fascistic hatred, without which Michelle Malkin would just be a mashed-up bag of meat with lipstick on it." AirAmerica.com blogger Megan Carpentier found Olbermann's remarks more than slightly misogynistic, and said, "By attacking Michelle Malkin's politics with an assault on women of every political persuasion, and then indicating a desire to see her physically harmed, a person might understandably get the idea that...
  • Daily Presidential Tracking Poll -- 0bama now at -14!

    08/23/2009 6:35:52 AM PDT · by ScottinVA · 465 replies · 20,809+ views
    Rasmussen Reports ^ | 23 August 2009 | Scott Rasmussen
    The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Sunday shows that 27% of the nation's voters Strongly Approve of the way that Barack Obama is performing his role as President. Forty-one percent (41%) Strongly Disapprove giving Obama a Presidential Approval Index rating of -14. These figures mark the lowest Approval Index rating yet recorded for this President. The previous low of -12 was reached on July 30 (see trends). Prior to today, the number who Strongly Approved of the President’s performance had never fallen below 29%. Some of the decline has come from within the President’s own party. Just 49%...
  • Schakowsky Calls Parties "Despicable' and "Shameful"

    04/16/2009 11:57:55 AM PDT · by jmaroneps37 · 38 replies · 1,560+ views
    The Hill ^ | April 16, 2009 | unknown
    Schakowsky Statement on 'Tax Day Tea Parties' CHICAGO, IL (April 15, 2009) – Rep. Jan Schakowsky, D-IL, released the following statement in response to “tea parties” being held on Tax Day. “The ‘tea parties’ being held today by groups of right-wing activists, and fueled by FOX News Channel, are an effort to mislead the public about the Obama economic plan that cuts taxes for 95 percent of Americans and creates 3.5 million jobs. It’s despicable that right-wing Republicans would attempt to cheapen a significant, honorable moment of American history with a shameful political stunt. Not a single American household or...
  • Your Mother's Basement (also known as, please give me technical networking help with ubuntu 6.06)

    02/16/2009 6:37:42 PM PST · by Ron Jeremy · 19 replies · 1,565+ views
    Me on FR ^ | today | me
    So, you are sitting in your mothers basement right now, checking your favorite message boards while tending to the carpal tunnel syndrome you have developed from too many hours playing world of warcraft. You have a crush on that level 60 wizard, and she claims she is a girl, but then again, its probably another dude in his mothers basement. You'd like to get out sometimes. Sometimes you even do. You make it to the comic book store once a week, and sometimes even travel to local star trek conventions. Still, you wonder why you have not received the publicity...
  • O Celebration: It's Not Racism

    11/06/2008 11:09:23 AM PST · by foutsc · 21 replies · 1,100+ views
    Nietzsche is Dead ^ | 6 Nov 08 | foutsc
    Black voters turned out in force and voted overwhelmingly for Barack Obama. General Colin Powell endorsed him. An emotional Condoleezza Rice spoke Wednesday of how excited she was to see this historic event. Some are pointing to this as black racism. That's nonsense, and here's why.We're all aware of the history of race relations in this country. Even those of us who under no circumstances would have voted for Obama can at least breath a sigh of relief: Finally, race is no longer a barrier to the pinnacle of national and world leadership. As a bonus, we can now look...
  • McClellan Is a True Patriot, and my personal hero! Got to love the whistle Blower Laws

    05/29/2008 11:31:18 AM PDT · by multimediaman · 227 replies · 426+ views
    5-29-2008 | multimediaman
  • CAPTION Bowling Barack ! !

    03/30/2008 5:46:41 PM PDT · by Lizavetta · 92 replies · 2,723+ views
  • Picture of mars

    09/25/2007 7:20:06 AM PDT · by LVOkie · 28 replies · 143+ views
    myself | 9-24-07 | steve long
    This is a pic i took of Mars with a 6 mega pixel Kodak digital camera in my back yard. Its not a telescope view but it goes ta show how close Mars actualy is this year to Earth. I have a friend who has a nice telescope and we can see the ice caps and crators on Mars like looking at the moon, but have no way to hook a camera up to it.
  • OBAMA: NO NUKES. (Would not use nuclear weapons 'in any circumstance')

    08/02/2007 9:39:23 AM PDT · by Uncledave · 170 replies · 4,435+ views
    Drudge ^ | 8/2/2007
    OBAMA: NO NUKES... Obama said Thursday he would not use nuclear weapons 'in any circumstance'... 'I think it would be a profound mistake for us to use nuclear weapons in any circumstance,' Obama said, with a pause, 'involving civilians' Then he quickly added, 'Let me scratch that'...
  • Woman, She is a Goddess to me

    04/30/2007 7:21:59 PM PDT · by RunningWolf · 438 replies · 13,226+ views
    I think Charlize Theron is my ultimate Goddess of a Woman.
  • Olbermann Spends $4.2 M. For Trump Condo

    04/25/2007 9:24:58 AM PDT · by NativeNewYorker · 22 replies · 1,297+ views
    NY Observer ^ | 4/25/7
    As a pleasingly debauched symbol of his transformation into a top-tier, top-paid newsman, Keith Olbermann has bought a sprawling 40th-floor apartment in an Upper East Side Trump condominium. According to a deed filed late Tuesday afternoon in public records, the Countdown with Keith Olbermann host paid $4.2 million, the exact asking price for the five-room apartment.“The most fabulous views!!” says a giddy Brown Harris Stevens listing with brokers Lisa Lippman and Scott Moore. “On a clear day, you can see forever.” There are different perches for those inestimable views: The 31½-foot-long living room, master bedroom and den each have balconies.Which...
  • An Anxious Nation Holds Its Breath - Day 15 [Hagel for President?]

    03/26/2007 11:50:28 AM PDT · by seanmerc · 39 replies · 1,173+ views
    WSJ.com Opinion Journal e-mail | 26 Mar 2007 | James Taranto
    Is America worthy of being presided over by Chuck Hagel? That's the question Chuck Hagel is pondering, and he has promised to get back to us with an answer no later than March 17, 2008--just 357 days from today. Earlier, of course, Chuck Hagel promised us an answer by March 17, 2007--but it turned out he wasn't ready to commit one way or another. That's OK, though. We're not going to rush Chuck Hagel. Chuck Hagel needs his space. Yesterday was the first Sunday of springtime. We spent the morning fast asleep. Maybe you were in church, or hanging out...
  • These are not the droids you're looking for...

    02/09/2007 9:30:31 PM PST · by EternalVigilance · 52 replies · 1,623+ views
    RenewAmerica.us ^ | 2-9-2007 | Tom Hoefling
    Storm trooper: Let me see your identification. Obi-Wan: [with a small wave of his hand] You don't need to see his identification. Storm trooper: We don't need to see his identification. Obi-Wan: These aren't the droids you're looking for. Storm trooper: These aren't the droids we're looking for. Obi-Wan: He can go about his business. Storm trooper: You can go about your business. Obi-Wan: Move along. Storm trooper: Move along... move along. In spite of both Mitt Romney's and Rudy Giuliani's long records of extreme-left governance, they are nonetheless traveling the country seeking to snatch the mantle of Reagan. And,...
  • Edwards says he may have been too inexperienced in 2004

    01/29/2007 5:54:55 PM PST · by PJ-Comix · 29 replies · 653+ views
    WINSTON-SALEM, North Carolina (AP) -- Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards acknowledged Monday that he may have been too inexperienced in national politics for his White House run in 2004. The former North Carolina senator was serving his first and only Senate term four years ago when he declared himself a presidential candidate. During a forum at Wake Forest University on Monday, Edwards said he might agree with critics who said he left Congress too soon to seek the presidency.
  • Caption pic of John Kerry

    US Democratic Senator from Massachussetts John Kerry speaks to the press on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. Democrats in Congress planned a direct challenge to President George W. Bush's latest strategy for Iraq with symbolic votes that could shape the political landscape for years.(AFP/Getty Images/Joe Raedle)
  • Caption Pic of Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Kucinich

    12/13/2006 6:17:39 PM PST · by AmericanMade1776 · 157 replies · 3,970+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | Dec 13,2006
    Democratic Congressman Dennis Kucinich, (D-OH), announces he will stand for the Democratic party presidential nomination in 2008 as his wife Elizabeth watches. This will be Kucinich's second run following his candidacy in 2004 which was won by John Kerry(AFP/Getty Images/Bill
  • AS YOU'VE NEVER SEEN HIM BEFORE: CLINTON ANGER UNLEASHED

    09/22/2006 5:09:49 PM PDT · by blogblogginaway · 977 replies · 50,024+ views
    The Drudge Report ^ | sept., 22, 2006 | drudge
    <p>FORMER PRESIDENT BILL CLINTON ON NOT CAPTURING BIN LADEN: 'At least I tried. That's the difference between me and some, including all the right wingers. They ridicule me for trying. They had eight months to try, they did not try. I tried. So I tried and failed'...</p>
  • Williams checks out of rehab (Robin)

    09/22/2006 2:09:29 PM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 3 replies · 1,012+ views
    Guardian.co.uk ^ | Friday September 22, 2006
    Robin Williams, the latest Hollywood star whose alcohol problems have come to public attention, has checked himself out of rehab and moved in with a "sober" companion. The star of Dead Poets Society, Mrs Doubtfire and Patch Adams has traded the confines of an Oregon clinic for Los Angeles, where he will spend three months of assimilation into the real world. The hired companion will undertake the surreal task of curbing Williams' urges should he attempt to reach for the bottle. The Daily Mail reports that it could be as long as a year before Williams moves back in with...
  • Throwing Pinch Overboard

    08/16/2006 11:47:14 AM PDT · by Kitten Festival · 54 replies · 3,260+ views
    The American Thinker ^ | 16 August 2006 | Thomas Lifson
    It has finally happened. The left is beginning to turn against New York Times publisher Arthur Ochs Sulzberger, Jr., known far and wide as “Pinch.” It is simple to understand why: the New York Times is becoming a failing business under his stewardship, and the Left needs the NYT. Faithful readers of The American Thinker have known this for over two years, as we have chronicled the journalistic and economic decline of the New York Times Company. We started warning investors that their money was at risk before the common stock lost half its value. We slogged through to SEC...
  • Tucker & Press Agree: W Too Soft On Israel, Cooper Wants to Feel the Heat

    08/09/2006 2:41:27 PM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 22 replies · 717+ views
    MSNBC-Tucker/NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    by Mark Finkelstein August 9, 2006 - 17:26 Tucker Carlson stopped short of saying that some of his best friends are Jewish. But he did let us know that "I love Israel, I think it's a wonderful place, I support it completely, I support it instinctively." That was just before he declared that "I think this war helps Hezbollah. I think it's bad for Israel, bad for the United States. I think you can love Israel and believe this war is a disaster." And it was just after he criticized President Bush for "taking the side of Israel to the...
  • Air Force Reserve Officer Pleads Guilty To Bush Vandalism

    07/15/2006 12:02:56 AM PDT · by Ninian Dryhope · 31 replies · 1,385+ views
    DENVER -- An Air Force officer with hundreds of hours of combat time pleaded guilty Friday to defacing cars with bumper stickers supporting President Bush. Lt. Col. Alexis Fecteau, a decorated officer who flew 500 combat hours in the Gulf War, Kosovo and Bosnia, pleaded guilty to felony mischief and must pay restitution to the owners of the damaged cars. Fecteau, 43, of Colorado Springs, declined comment after a brief hearing. "This episode has had a very significant impact on his Air Force career," defense attorney Patrick Mulligan said. Mulligan said the plea agreement "affords Lt. Col. Fecteau the opportunity...
  • Give Il Dork Dong What He Does Not Want(Vanity)

    07/07/2006 11:00:02 AM PDT · by 18yearold · 72 replies · 2,012+ views
    I am sorry for my first thread to be a vanity. I have lurked so long here and have enjoyed the give and take. I just graduated HS, and I know I am not as learned as most of you out there but I have a question...... Why not just open up to NK? The worst possible thing that douche would want is open borders. Let ustrade, and our allies trade with NK and then the people there will see what the truth is and rise up. I knoe this seems over simplified, but this nut in NK scares me.
  • Caption Pic of John Kerry

    06/26/2006 7:53:27 PM PDT · by AmericanMade1776 · 159 replies · 3,944+ views
    yahoo news ^ | june 26,2006
    Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., acknowledges applause alongside his wife Teresa Heinz Kerry at Faneuil Hall, Monday, June 26, 2006, in Boston, where Kerry unveiled an energy plan reprising themes from his 2004 presidential campaign. Kerry called for reducing oil imports, increasing the number of cars powered by renewable fuels and focusing on cutting greenhouse gas emissions. (AP Photo/Julia Malakie)
  • Vietnam POWs React to Times/Kerry Article

    06/07/2006 1:59:16 PM PDT · by pabianice · 11 replies · 1,715+ views
    Seawaves ^ | 6/7/06
    Washington June 7, 2006 - "It isn't about medals, it's about honor betrayed," retired Air Force Col. George E. "Bud" Day said today, responding to the New York Times' report that Sen. John Kerry is attempting to resurrect his disputed Vietnam service and decorations as he readies for another Presidential campaign. "The New York Times would be wise to stop dodging the real issue behind the veteran animus towards Mr. Kerry. He is anathema for a vast majority of Vietnam veterans who believe he betrayed them 35 years ago," Col. Day said. A former Vietnam POW (1967-73) and Medal of...
  • Wake up Pisano! It's almost 6:15! TIME TO DANCE!

    05/05/2006 6:14:58 AM PDT · by Mario_garicicia · 83 replies · 1,776+ views
    American pinapapetapoch dance association ^ | Mario (Won’t see him no more)
    WAKE UP WAKE UP! It's time to do the pinapapetapoch! YES! THAT GLORIOUS DANCE FROM ITALY FROM THE STATE OF TUSCANY! Come join the fun or just have fun watching us!
  • Charles' Egypt Degree Brings Criticism (Prince not doing enough for islam)

    03/20/2006 5:09:15 AM PST · by Dark Skies · 13 replies · 438+ views
    AP via Forbes ^ | 3/20/2006 | Staff
    Prince Charles stirred a small controversy in Egypt even before his scheduled arrival in the country Monday, as some Islamic scholars objected to plans to award him an honorary doctorate. Al-Azhar University has decided to give Prince Charles the award in appreciation of his interest in Islam and his promotion of greater understanding of Islam in the West. The university in Cairo is part of the Al-Azhar complex, the foremost Islamic institution in the Sunni Muslim world. Several top lecturers at the university say the heir to the British throne does not merit such a high award. "All that Prince...
  • PINCH GRILLED BY TIMES STAFFERS (gets chilly reception at annual state-of-the-Times address)

    03/08/2006 3:24:42 AM PST · by Liz · 58 replies · 1,625+ views
    NY POST ^ | March 8, 2006 | KEITH J. KELLY
    Arthur "Pinch" Sulzberger Jr. apparently was given quite a chilly reception in his annual state-of-the-Times address..... Newspaper Guild members have already had to give up their raises for the year to rescue their embattled healthcare coverage, and 500 employees are losing their jobs. Floyd Norris, a business columnist, was said.... to be particularly intense in grilling Sulzberger on why (Pinch) would not give back his hefty million-dollar bonus this year to save jobs. "He kept ducking [the question]," ......"It was lame, lame, lame."
  • (from 1997) Behind the Foster "Suicide"

    02/14/2006 10:10:25 PM PST · by doug from upland · 51 replies · 1,798+ views
    (NOTE: reporters are wetting their collective pants over an accident while hunting. I suspect that not many of them had much interest in finding the truth about the death of Vince Foster. I've seen the affidavits from troopers Perry and Patterson. Helen Dickey (Chelsea's nanny) phone the Arkansas governor's mansion to tell them of their friend's death. Perry took the call. The call was likely before 6:30 pm (that would have been Arkansas time, so it was before 7:30pm in D.C. Clinton claims he found out at 10pm when he finished the Larry King show. Dickey claimed she found out...
  • John Edwards has tough words for Bush (...hesitates to put himself into the presidential race)

    02/02/2006 1:27:05 PM PST · by presidio9 · 63 replies · 1,201+ views
    Akron Beacon Journal ^ | Fri, Jan. 27, 2006 | Sandra M. Klepach
    He's quick to call George W. Bush ``the worst president'' of his lifetime and criticize Bush's lack of vision. But former U.S. senator and vice presidential candidate John Edwards hesitates to put himself into the next race for president. If he does run, he'll keep a close eye on Ohio, still ``the consummate swing state,'' he said Thursday before a speech at Mount Union College. ``Had Ohio voted differently in 2004, I wouldn't be here right now -- or I'd be here with a different title,'' he said. ``... I think this is a state that will be critical for...
  • Kerry Leaves Reality Again

    02/01/2006 2:01:30 PM PST · by marko525 · 73 replies · 2,191+ views
    Drudge Report ^ | 2/1/06 | Drudge
    KERRY CLAIMS: 53% OF CHILDREN DO NOT GRADUATE FROM HIGH SCHOOL Wed Feb 01 2006 10:43:40 ET Sen. John Kerry claimed this morning on NBC TODAY that 53% of America's children do not graduate from high school -- a claim that raised eyebrows in the NBC control room, sources tell the DRUDGE REPORT. Kerry made the comments after host Katie Couric asked the former presidential candidate about Bush's State of the Union call to train 70,000 additional teachers in math and science. COURIC: He wanted to train 70,000 additional teachers in math and science. KERRY: That's terrific. But 53 percent...
  • DFU SONG: California Here I Come (Cindy Sheehan to challenge Diane Feinstein?)

    01/29/2006 9:04:28 PM PST · by doug from upland · 48 replies · 772+ views
    DFU SONGS | 1-2006 | Lyrics, Doug from Upland
    MIDI - CALIFORNIA HERE I COME - click on the word Melody La la la...la la la la la.....la la la...la la la la la Because Diane Feinstein is so out of touch, we need something that's new There's one woman who is popular and knows exactly what to do California hopes she'll run...Cindy Sheehan, you're the one We had wondered who could challenge Feinstein...we know she'll be coming through California hopes she'll run...yes, sir, she can get it done Big donors, big ad buys...leftists rejoice Such brilliance, such insight...we think there's no other choice....so California hopes she'll run...it...