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  • Ventura sues HarperCollins over 'American Sniper'

    12/16/2014 2:08:06 PM PST · by PROCON · 63 replies
    startribune ^ | Dec. 15, 2014 | RANDY FURST
    Former Gov. Jesse Ventura filed suit Monday against HarperCollins, the New York publisher of the book that a federal jury in St. Paul said had defamed him. In July Ventura won $1.8 million from the estate of Chris Kyle, the late Navy SEAL who wrote the bestselling memoir “American Sniper,” which included a subchapter about an alleged California bar fight between him and a man he called “Scruff Face” and later identified as Ventura. Ventura, who is also a former member of a SEAL unit, successfully argued that the bar fight and disparaging remarks he made against Navy SEALs attributed...
  • Man steals donation jar intended for Pregnancy Care Center, is “so embarrassed”......

    12/05/2014 3:16:12 PM PST · by Morgana · 7 replies
    National Right to Life. ^ | December 4, 2014 | Dave Andrusko
    FULL TITLE: Man steals donation jar intended for Pregnancy Care Center, is “so embarrassed” when scene is shown on TV he turns himself in Many of the best stories we post on NRL News Today come from information provided by our readers, in this case from someone directly involved with the Pregnancy Care Center in Jonesboro, Georgia. Fairburn, Georgia, police described it as a first. A man was caught on the surveillance camera “swiping a donation jar right off a convenience store counter” at the Fairburn Travel Center. Tuesday night the local Fox 5 station aired the footage. Fox 5...
  • ObamaCare author: Health law is 'really complicated'

    12/03/2014 6:32:50 AM PST · by C19fan · 43 replies
    The Hill ^ | December 3, 2014 | Alexander Bolton
    Sen. Tom Harkin, one of the coauthors of the Affordable Care Act, now thinks Democrats may have been better off not passing it at all and holding out for a better bill. The Iowa Democrat who chairs the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, laments the complexity of legislation the Senate passed five years ago.
  • Ira Hansen, ousted Assembly speaker, not guilty in trapping case

    11/27/2014 8:28:06 AM PST · by redreno · 3 replies
    Embattled Nevada Assemblyman Ira Hansen was found innocent after facing a misdemeanor charge of illegally setting animal traps. A New River Township Justice Court judge ruled that Hansen was not guilty of a misdemeanor when he set four animal traps known as snares within 200 feet of public roadways in Churchill County. The decision caps what’s been a yearlong battle and difficult month for Hansen, a Sparks lawmaker who recently stepped down as the Assembly speaker-elect. In November 2013, the Nevada Department of Wildlife spotted Hansen removing traps that were within the 200-foot limit. The department assembled a case and...
  • Ukrainians Chant “Putin Is a Douche!” at Packed Soccer Stadium (Video)

    04/20/2014 10:53:00 AM PDT · by Nachum · 19 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 4/20/14 | Jim Hoft
    Thousands of Ukrainians chanted “Putin is a douche!” (Poo-teen hooy-loh!) at a packed soccer stadium.
  • Bill Ayers: I was Sarah Palin’s road kill

    10/06/2013 10:40:43 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 104 replies
    Salon ^ | October 6, 2013 | Bill Ayers
    Excerpted from "Public Enemy: Confessions of an American Dissident" “This is not a man who sees America as you see it and how I see America,” vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin cried out to the agitated crowd during a 2008 campaign rally, referring to then-Senator Barack Obama. “We see America as the greatest force for good in this world” and as a “beacon of light and hope for others who seek freedom and democracy.” This was how “real Americans” saw things, according to Palin. As for Obama, he’s “someone who sees America, it seems, as being so imperfect that he’s...
  • Maher Mocks WWII Vets: ‘Nobody Said They Were The Brightest Generation’

    10/05/2013 8:59:30 PM PDT · by chessplayer · 105 replies
    Just when you thought Bill Maher couldn’t say anything more offensive than he already has, he outdoes himself.
  • Marco Rubio stumbles

    07/17/2013 7:05:41 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 52 replies
    Politico ^ | July 17,2013 | MIKE ALLEN and JIM VANDEHEI
    Todd Harris, the usually gregarious consultant to Sen. Marco Rubio, uncharacteristically resisted eight days of calls and emails seeking his thoughts for this column. When he finally did reply, the answer was: “to be honest, another story about Marco and immigration is not high on Christmas list!!” No wonder. The very issue Rubio (and Harris) thought would be a game-changing, legacy-builder looks like a big liability for the Florida senator, at least right now. In the process, the self-confident presidential hopeful suddenly looks wobbly, even a little weak, as he searches for what’s next. Rubio spent six months working over...
  • Democratic Senator uses Okla. tornado for anti-GOP rant over global warming

    05/20/2013 5:20:12 PM PDT · by ConservativeInPA · 179 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | Monday, May 20, 2013 | Jeff Poor
    While many Americans were tuned into news coverage of the massive damage from tornadoes ravaging the state of Oklahoma, Rhode Island Democratic Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse took to the Senate floor to rail against his Republican colleagues for denying the theory of anthropogenic global warming. Whitehouse spent 15 minutes chastising GOP senators and justified his remarks by alluding to states that seek federal assistance in the wake of natural disasters. “So, you may have a question for me,” Whitehouse said. “Why do you care? Why do you, Sheldon Whitehouse, Democrat of Rhode Island, care if we Republicans run off the climate...
  • Nice. Barack Obama Loves the Marines… To Hold His Umbrella

    05/16/2013 1:07:47 PM PDT · by servo1969 · 56 replies
    thegatewaypundit.com ^ | 5-16-2013 | Jim Hoft
    Barack Obama loves the troops… To hold his umbrella. POTUS deploys Marines for rain in Rose Garden with Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan. (Major Garrett)
  • PERRY: We can only save ourselves from kidnappers at the NRA

    05/05/2013 11:55:27 PM PDT · by dbehsman · 20 replies
    Aurora Sentinel ^ | 04/25/13 | DAVE PERRY
    I have seen the light. After all these years, I now agree that it’s fruitless to give the benefit of the doubt to people who are so obviously corrupt, so clearly malevolent, so bent on hurting innocent people for their own sick gain. No more due process in the clear-cut case of insidious terrorism. When the facts are so clearly before all Americans, for the whole world to see, why bother with this country’s odious and cumbersome system of justice? Send the guilty monsters directly to Guantanamo Bay for all eternity and let them rot in their own mental squalor....
  • John Glenn Celebrates the 50th Anniversary of His Historic Flight

    02/24/2012 3:00:10 AM PST · by Makana · 17 replies
    Fox News ^ | February 17, 2012 | AP
    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – John Glenn fever has taken hold of Cape Canaveral once again. Three days before the 50th anniversary of his historic flight, the first American to orbit the Earth addressed employees at Kennedy Space Center. The NASA auditorium was packed Friday with hundreds of workers, many of whom stood along the walls to see the space legend. The 90-year-old Glenn was joined on stage by Scott Carpenter, 86, the only other survivor of the original Mercury 7 astronauts. Glenn recalled how he and his fellow Mercury astronauts traveled to Cape Canaveral to watch a missile blast off....
  • Bloomberg's Irish 'jokes' get boo-birds from historical society audience

    02/10/2011 8:37:11 PM PST · by Oratam · 20 replies
    The New York Post ^ | February 10, 2011 | David Seifman
    The mayor stirred up another brouhaha yesterday when the Irish Voice reported that "The remarks were met with a combination of laughs, boos and groans" when those words emerged from Bloomberg's mouth Wednesday night at the American Irish Historical Society, where more than 100 leading Irish-Americans were celebrating publication of a book about the 250th anniversary of the St. Patrick's Day Parade.
  • Rep. Mark Souder (IN) to resign over affair with female aide.

    05/18/2010 7:04:44 AM PDT · by JerseyRepub · 45 replies · 3,118+ views
    Politico ^ | 18-May-2010 | Politico
    Rep. Mark Souder (R-Ind.), a former congressional staffer who was elected to the House in the Republican revolution of 1994, has told colleagues he will resign Tuesday because of an affair with a female aide, a House GOP official told POLITICO. Souder has scheduled an announcement about his future for 10 a.m. today at his congressional office in Ft. Wayne. Souder is married and has three children.
  • LIVE: Boccieri supports health overhaul

    03/19/2010 8:24:04 AM PDT · by mak5 · 42 replies · 2,149+ views
    WEWS-TV ^ | 03/19/2010 | Elizabeth Steck
    U.S. Representative John Boccieri (D-Alliance) announced Friday that he will support the health care bill.
  • Chuck Schumer Outraged that Fed agencies did not communicate re:Hasan(Did anyone else see this?)

    11/12/2009 6:17:12 AM PST · by submarinerswife · 18 replies · 945+ views
    Last year liberals stripped the Patriot Act of enforcement and surveillance of "Lone wolf" terrorists in the US. Schumer: "After 8 years, this has not been fixed". Of course, he was not challenged on this total lie.
  • Shatner Does Levi (Tonight Show Rocks Levi Johnston)

    11/06/2009 3:35:25 PM PST · by frankenMonkey · 7 replies · 606+ views
    NBC via Hulu ^ | 11/06/2009 | NBC
    Conan has William Shatner read Levi's tweets as hip poetry. Conan said the tweets were real, but turns out they were fake. Link
  • Could this be Obama's Kenyan birthcertificate? (someone is smoking catnip)

    07/28/2009 9:23:04 AM PDT · by DoctorJimbo27 · 210 replies · 19,071+ views
    I wasn't sure if i wanted to post this, but here goes. I've been holding onto this for a bit now, cause if it's real I don't know if I could get in trouble. I voted for McCain last year (by default, I wanted huckabee) because I knew Nobama would be a disaster, but i wasn't sold on the citizenship thing. on a whim, I asked a firend in the UK to see if she could find any old records from back when Kenya was a british colony. Well a few days later she emailed me this. it looks real...
  • The secret friendship of Hillary Clinton and John McCain

    12/24/2008 5:14:08 PM PST · by rabscuttle385 · 21 replies · 1,939+ views
    It's one of those things that sneaks up on you in politics, a sense of things happening not quite as you expected. It started in April when our Times colleague Louise Roug called with a quote from Sen. Hillary Clinton.
  • Katie Claims Carroll Captors "Not as Vicious"

    02/10/2006 5:04:06 AM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 70 replies · 1,822+ views
    http://newsbusters.org/node/3980 | Mark Finkelstein
    by Mark Finkelstein February 10, 2006 - 07:55 Perhaps inspired by the discovery of new species in New Guinea, Katie Couric has made a discovery of her own: a new breed of terrorists that are "not as vicious." She interviewed NBC reporter Richard Engel on this morning's Today show in the wake of the release of a new videotape of Jill Carroll, the US journalist kidnapped in Iraq last month. The tape showed a composed Carroll speaking with a floral backdrop behind her. Katie, ever the fashion maven, declared "it's actually kind of a pretty setting." Engel explained that the...
  • Sen. Clinton Says Lack of Body Armor is 'Unforgivable' (Barf Alert)

    01/10/2006 7:30:11 AM PST · by Kaslin · 69 replies · 1,373+ views
    ABC News ^ | Jan. 10, 2006
    She Has Called for an Investigation Into Why Soldiers Are Not Fully Protected Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton called the Bush administration "incompetent" when it came to protecting the troops in combat and called the lack of adequate body armor for soldiers and Marines "unforgivable." So far in Iraq, more than 2,100 American troops have been killed. Critics like Clinton, D-N.Y., say that many of these deaths are the result of inadequate body armor. A secret Pentagon study of 93 Marines who were killed in Iraq found that 74 died after they were hit by a bullet or shrapnel in the...
  • Mary Mapes Names Names [tries to trash FreeRepublic]

    11/10/2005 5:34:54 AM PST · by shhrubbery! · 355 replies · 10,516+ views
    INDC Journal ^ | 11/9/05 | Bill Ardolino
    November 09, 2005 Mary Mapes Names Names ("Anonymous" Ones) Posted by Bill An excerpt from page 201 of her new book: Within minutes of Buckhead's original posting, Freepers began to repeat and embellish Buckhead's thoughts. Not surprisingly, they all agreed with him, they all agreed with one another, and they all agreed this should be pursued aggressively. Freethinkers they are not. The Freepers and their lockstep like-minded fellow travelers moved as a group, like a school of sharks sweeping toward an unaware and unarmed victim. CBS was like some sunburned, overweight Florida tourist with a cut foot, floundering and flapping...
  • Caption Barbara Boxer

    01/19/2005 5:29:57 AM PST · by AmericanMade1776 · 70 replies · 2,316+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | January 19,2005
    Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif.cries as she announces with Rep. Stephanie Tubbs Jones , D-Ohio, that they will object to the certification of Ohio's electoral votes during a joint session of Congress today Thursday, Jan. 6, 2005
  • We're All Black Now!

    01/09/2005 5:43:25 PM PST · by EveningStar · 89 replies · 2,201+ views
    Independent Media Center of Philadelphia ^ | January 8, 2005 | Lloyd Hart
    Now that Electronic Jim-Crow has officially stolen the 2004 presidential and congressional elections it can be officially declared that the South has finally won the civil war. It took a 150 years for the proslavery, segregationist, white supremacist movement in America to accomplish the task but they finally did it.
  • Kerry Trashes Bush in Baghdad

    01/06/2005 8:49:58 AM PST · by Carl/NewsMax · 399 replies · 16,045+ views
    NewsMax.com ^ | Jan. 6, 2005 | Carl Limbacher
    Visiting with U.S. troops in Baghdad on Thursday, failed presidential candidate John Kerry trashed Commander-in-chief George Bush for making "horrendous judgments" and "unbelievable blunders" that have undermined the war effort. In a series of demoralizing comments first reported by the San Francisco Chronicle, the defeated Democrat griped, "What is sad about what's happening here now is that so much of it is a process of catching up from the enormous miscalculations and wrong judgments made in the beginning." Kerry said that because of the Bush administration's mistakes, "the job has been made enormously harder." Among the errors cited by the...
  • Free Republic is not, must not, and will not turn into Dummyland

    12/28/2004 11:05:31 AM PST · by jveritas · 348 replies · 4,904+ views
    Dec/28/04 | jveritas
    If you want to destroy a political forum then turn it into a conspiracy theories haven. This is exactly what is Democratic Underground known to us as Dummyland. At DU the lefties are running all type of insanely delusional conspiracy theories ranging from election fraud, to Bush is going to kill or imprison every Democrat in the country. On the other hand Free Republic is the best political forum on the internet because the vast majority of posters use logic and facts to express their opinions and comments regarding a particular subject. Unfortunately in the last two months there have...
  • South Park - New Episode Tonight!

    10/27/2004 5:03:34 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 37 replies · 1,521+ views
    South Park Studios ^ | October 27, 2004
    New South Park Episode TONIGHT! 10:00 PM / 9 Central! See website for details!
  • Candidate, joke writer hope to get last laugh (HILARIOUS Story About Peter Douche!)

    06/01/2004 4:17:55 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 7 replies · 201+ views
    Miami Herald ^ | May 31, 2004 | BETH REINHARD
    Peter Deutsch is not funny. The congressman representing Broward and Miami-Dade counties takes himself -- and his campaign for the U.S. Senate -- very seriously. Which makes his choice of press secretary interesting. Roy Teicher is funny. At 19, he was the youngest writer hired by The Tonight Show. He also worked on Newhart, Mork & Mindy and lots of other silly sitcoms and screenplays like The Flintstones. He just might be the perfect person to try to mellow Deutsch's brash public image into something more appealing. Deutsch rips his Democratic rivals at candidate forums. He is testy with reporters....
  • Deutsch betting big on bid for Senate (I Support Douche For The Nomination---Florida)

    05/16/2004 2:18:36 PM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 16 replies · 193+ views
    Miami Herald ^ | May 16, 2004 | BETH REINHARD
    Deutsch has deep pockets to finance his Senate bid Throughout his political career, Peter Deutsch has not hesitated to use his own money in a tough race. In his first bid for office, fresh out of Yale Law School, he lent himself $10,000, nearly a third of his campaign treasury, for the Florida House of Representatives. When he ran for Congress at 35, he invested $350,000. Now 47, and facing his most daunting campaign, he has spent $750,000 of his own money on a U.S. Senate bid, even though he didn't need the cash to stay comfortably ahead of Democratic...