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  • The Dog Daze of a Presidency

    09/07/2010 5:40:22 AM PDT · by workerbee · 83 replies · 1+ views ^ | 9/6/10 | Doug Powers
    President Obama apparently strayed off-prompter briefly Monday. This somewhat whiny reference seems like something that would come from a politician exhausted by marathon campaigning and beaten down by the opposition, which is odd for someone whose party is still in control of Washington and who spent the better part of the summer on vacation: Obama was in Milwaukee to speak at the Milwaukee Laborfest, attended by Labor Secretary Hilda Solis, Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood and AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka. He used the speech to promote his $50 billion infrastructure plan and to criticize Republicans ahead of crucial midterm elections. “Some...
  • Kentucky Coal Miners Strike Back at Ashley Judd [classic smackdown of PDS sufferer Judd]

    07/08/2010 10:00:20 PM PDT · by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle · 55 replies · 3+ views
    Michelle ^ | 07/08/10 | Doug Powers
    Last month, in a speech to the National Press Club, actress Ashley Judd took a break from taking on Sarah Palin and set her sights on business practices in her home state. Judd referred to the mountain top removal of coal in Kentucky as “environmental genocide,” called the process “the state-sanctioned, federal government supported, coal industry operated, rape of Appalachia,” and said the miners should be retrained to take “better jobs” (unfortunately the “vacuous actor” career field is full up at the moment). On Wednesday, the coal industry sponsored a golf tournament at StoneCrest Golf Course in Prestonsburg, Kentucky, and...
  • Nifong's Law (Time To Show DA Mike Nifong A Life Behind Bars Alert)

    12/17/2006 10:28:14 PM PST · by goldstategop · 27 replies · 2,578+ views ^ | 12/18/2006 | Doug Powers
    As of this moment, we're still unsure of all the facts in the Duke "rape" case, but it's looking like the accused players could be getting railroaded to the point where, when this is over, District Attorney Mike Nifong might receive a lucrative job offer from Union Pacific. The prosecution's "evidence" seems to be adding up about as logically as the answers on Paris Hilton's algebra exam, yet the case is still being pursued. Every time we look at somebody who may be falsely accused and wrongly convicted, we should shudder and think, "There but for the grace of God,"...
  • Fry Tookie (Joseph Farah To Celebrities: Time To Shut Up And Sing Alert)

    11/27/2005 11:16:57 PM PST · by goldstategop · 29 replies · 1,959+ views
    World Net ^ | November 28, 2005 | Joseph Farah
    It almost defies words. What is it that drives celebrities to the brink of hysteria over the execution death of a quadruple murderer and the founder of a mass-murdering street gang? What can you say about people hell-bent on sparing the life of a man convicted of the 1979 murders of a convenience-store clerk and two motel owners and their daughter during separate robberies – and then bragging about the killings? Why does one even need to point out the hypocrisy and immorality of holding up this kind of human scum as a role model and hero, while not lifting...
  • Communism and human nature (Bolshie Mod sez, Arise ye kittens of the earth!)

    04/05/2005 10:50:57 AM PDT · by Sammy sam · 153 replies · 8,234+ views
    Many argue that communism will never be possible because of "human nature". The essence of this false argument is the belief that a communist society would consist of an all-powerful central government that would tell everybody what to do--and would therefore undermine the creative initiative of individuals and the search for happiness. • This argument is based on two false assumptions: (1) It assumes that a communist society will look like the former Soviet Union, or the current China, North Korea, etc (ie: corrupt police states with a feudal-style ruling class) (2) It assumes that people will only work in...
  • UN Panel: No Single Nation Should Control Internet Addresses

    07/16/2005 6:52:29 AM PDT · by grundle · 40 replies · 2,139+ views
    Yahoo! ^ | Jul 14 2005 | Aoife White UN Panel: No Single Nation Should Control Internet Addresses Aoife White Thu Jul 14, 9:38 PM ET BRUSSELS, Belgium (AP)--A U.N. panel created to recommend how the Internet should be run in the future has failed to reach consensus but did agree that no single country should dominate. The United States stated two weeks ago that it intended to maintain control over the computers that serve as the Internet's principal traffic cops. In a report released Thursday, the U.N. panel outlined four possible options for the future of Internet governance for world leaders to consider at a November "Information...
  • Red Alert... list of Left groups plan to surround the Whitehouse on Sept 24th

    07/14/2005 12:53:28 PM PDT · by Thunder90 · 127 replies · 8,101+ views
    Here is the list so far for sponcers to this hate America fest: ANSWER Code Pink UFPJ NION Al Awda World Workers Party Ruckas Revolutionary Communist party ACORN Campus Antiwar Network International Socialist Org Greens Party Muslim Student Association CPUSA
  • Hooters Air Successes Making Boobs Of Other Airlines (The Ultimate Mile High Club Alert!)

    05/29/2005 10:49:05 PM PDT · by goldstategop · 42 replies · 2,715+ views ^ | 05/30/05 | Doug Powers
    A couple of years ago, Robert H. Brooks, chairman of the Hooters of America restaurant chain, purchased the Winston-Salem-based Pace Airlines. A new airline – named "Hooters Air" – was born, despite pleas from around the world for more creative names for the company, such as "United Areolalines," "Northchest," or "Pan Mamm." Now, Hooters Air has announced that they are expanding their service to new markets. We've all heard that "sex sells," and now it's a traveling salesman. Will Hooters Air experience continued growth? According to the company's website, Hooters Air, the only airline on which you pray for heavy...
  • "Bless me Father, for I have a neurological disorder" - Doug Powers on Bill Maher vs. Christianity

    02/21/2005 12:13:44 PM PST · by WrightOnTarget · 19 replies · 1,035+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | 2-21-05 | Doug Powers
    Every time I start to sort of like Bill Maher again, he says something so completely silly that I'm deprived of the ability to pay attention to him for at least another year. Maher recently told MSNBC's Joe Scarborough, "When you look at beliefs in such things as, do you go to heaven, is there a devil, we [Americans] have more in common with Turkey and Iran and Syria than we do with European nations and Canada and nations that, yes, I would consider more enlightened than us." Maher also expressed his belief that Christians suffer a neurological disorder, a...
  • Recent News! They discover proof that Atlantis did not submerge complete but only one part...

    01/06/2005 11:36:29 AM PST · by Maria Fdez-Valmayor · 65 replies · 7,946+ views
    Atlantis News Agency. APP. EFE. AFP. Madrid. Spain. ^ | 01-06-2005 | Antonio Beltrán Martinez
    Recent News! They discover proof that Atlantis did not submerge complete but only one part...By Salvador Morales. Atlantis News Agency. Madrid, Spain. 01-06-2005. The Spanish investigator and scriptologist, Georgeos Diaz-Montexano, has discovered paleographical proofs that in fact the island or peninsula (Nęsos) denominated like Atlantis or Atlantic, it was divided in two parts below the sea. To date all atlantologists and students of the Timaeus and the Critias de Plato had thought that in texts of the Greek philosophist narrated the collapse of the all island or Atlantis peninsula, nevertheless, Georgeos Diaz-Montexano has reviewed the oldest texts known writings in...
  • Taking Condy from the babies: Doug Powers on Dems racism, contempt for minorities

    11/22/2004 5:37:11 AM PST · by WrightOnTarget · 15 replies · 1,489+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | 11-22-04 | Doug Powers
    The level of dislike some white liberals have for minorities is absolutely amazing. I should be more specific – minorities who are smarter than they are, and on a different side of the political aisle. My apologies if the redundancies continue to accumulate. Since Dr. Condoleezza Rice was nominated to be secretary of state, the vile racism of those who have made their living telling minorities how much they love them, has been nothing short of amazing. One white radio host called Rice an "Aunt Jemima," and Colin Powell an "Uncle Tom." There have been several cartoons – by white...
  • FOX NEWS, John Podesta, "Hillary, as the VP..."

    11/18/2004 5:44:54 AM PST · by bannie · 28 replies · 2,753+ views
    Fox News ^ | 19 NOV 94 | self
    THIS AM...on Fox News, Podesta was being interviewed about the library. When asked about the extend of the displays about shillery, he said that...she was important..."as the vice president." He didn't say, "as was the vice president."
  • CNN's Inside politics report that Rove offered Nelson (D. Ne) Sec of Agriculture..Rove is BRILLIANT

    11/17/2004 1:01:51 PM PST · by ken5050 · 225 replies · 12,412+ views
    INside politics..CNN
    Judy (hmmm?) Woodruff just had a report that Karl Rove had offered Nebraska Sen Ben Nelson the post of Secretary of Agriculture. Nelson is up in 2006...and facing a hard race from popular GOP Gov Mike Johanns. Nelson is among the most conservative of Senate Dems..Does this make sense, because Nelson votes with the GOP on most of the key issues..?
  • Democrats Question Kerry's Campaign Funds

    11/18/2004 5:04:46 AM PST · by Hawk44 · 21 replies · 1,842+ views
    Yahoo ^ | 11/18/2004 | Ron Fournier
    WASHINGTON - Democratic Party leaders said Wednesday they want to know why Sen. John Kerry (news - web sites) ended his presidential campaign with more than $15 million in the bank, money that could have helped Democratic candidates across the country. Some said he will be pressured to give the money to Democratic campaign committees rather than save it for a potential White House bid in 2008. "Democrats are questioning why he sat on so much money that could have helped him defeat George Bush (news - web sites) or helped down-ballot races, many of which could have gone our...
  • Clinton 'Elvis' Library to Include Monica

    11/14/2004 5:58:21 PM PST · by hope · 63 replies · 2,329+ views
    News Max ^ | 11-14-04
    Reprinted from Sunday, Nov. 14, 2004 5:45 p.m. ESTClinton 'Elvis' Library to Include Monica As Bill Clinton's library is unveiled at a gala opening this week, one thing is certain: His messy legacy will be on full display. One alcove will be dedicated to impeachment, and organizers have promised not to sidestep even Monica Lewinsky or Paula Jones. The 58-year-old political superstar is expected to draw hundreds of thousands of visitors a year to his library. "Bill Clinton is a rock star," said Skip Rutherford, head of Clinton's nonprofit foundation that built the $165 million library. "He is Elvis."...
  • The Long View (Betcha didn't know Hillary's an Evangelical Christian!)

    11/16/2004 7:02:43 AM PST · by EA_Man · 326 replies · 6,032+ views
    NRO ^ | 11/15/2005 | Rob Long
    From "Light the Lamp!": The monthly newsletter of the Holy Flame Pentecostal Church of Little Rock, Ark. We welcome back to the area Senator Hillary Clinton (D., N.Y.), who has been spending so much time here in Little Rock lately that she's practically joined the church choir! "I'm here spending time at my husband's library," she told the Lamp when we caught up with her after a Sunday camp meeting, "and of course, I always take time to worship God in as evangelical a way as is feasible, given time and location constraints. As you know, I consider myself an...
  • The "nuclear option" will be used only for Supreme Court Nominees (last paragraph)

    11/18/2004 4:00:02 AM PST · by neverdem · 23 replies · 1,561+ views
    Congressional Quarterly ^ | Nov. 17, 2004 | NA
    (The) "nuclear option," (is) a parliamentary maneuver to effectively change Senate rules so that only a simple majority is needed to end a filibuster of a judicial nominee. Majority Leader Bill Frist, R-Tenn., said he has not decided whether he would invoke that option next year. Robert F. Bennett, R-Utah, the chief deputy majority whip, said such a move would occur only if Democrats filibuster a Supreme Court nomination. It's the last paragraph in the source link.
  • The Long View

    11/18/2004 4:19:27 AM PST · by solsrchr2 · 46 replies · 1,982+ views
    By Rob Long EDITOR'S NOTE: This article appears in the November 29, 2004, issue of National Review. Church Newsletters From All Over From "Light the Lamp!": The monthly newsletter of the Holy Flame Pentecostal Church of Little Rock, Ark. We welcome back to the area Senator Hillary Clinton (D., N.Y.), who has been spending so much time here in Little Rock lately that she's practically joined the church choir! "I'm here spending time at my husband's library," she told the Lamp when we caught up with her after a Sunday camp meeting, "and of course, I always take time to...
  • Political PEST control: Doug Powers on "Post Election Selection Trauma" medication snafu

    11/15/2004 6:56:49 PM PST · by RightWingReader · 2 replies · 361+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | 11-15-04 | Doug Powers
    As if psychologists didn't have enough avenues from which to reap fortunes off our loopiness and occasional gullibility, along comes a new malady found exclusively among Kerry supporters, called "Post Election Selection Trauma," or PEST – which is sort of like shell shock for soldiers of Democrat misfortune. A cure is nowhere in sight because it would appear the Democrats are perfectly happy to treat the disease with more of the disease. According to the Boca Raton News, one psychologist has treated 15 friends and family with "intense hypnotherapy." After hypnosis, the patients will demand a recount whenever they see...
  • Hollywood Left: Don't Let The Door Hit You In The Asininity (Doug Powers On More Leftist Hypocrisy)

    11/08/2004 11:37:08 PM PST · by goldstategop · 6 replies · 1,178+ views ^ | 11/09/04 | Doug Powers
    The Canadian Immigration Ministry is saying that Internet traffic from the United States shot up to six times normal the day after George W. Bush was elected president, and visits to the site are still far higher than normal. The increase in site traffic is perhaps partly due to disenchanted liberals seeking icy respite from a president they can't stand. Could we get so lucky? Doubtful. There's a good chance that a high percentage of the increase was contributed to by Republicans logging on, like sufferers of scorching migraines in search of aspirin, in hopes that the Ministry posted a...
  • The term "undecided voter" should be an oxymoron

    10/11/2004 6:43:58 AM PDT · by RightWingReader · 18 replies · 506+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | 10-11-04 | Doug Powers
    Shortly before the Revolutionary War, one-third of the colonists were for independence, one-third were content with the British tax system and left-side-of-the-road travel, and one-third were neutral or completely unaware of what was going on. Naturally, for a nation seeking direction, the wise thing to do would be to base their course of action on the last second thoughts or whims of that latter third, right? That's how we seem to handle it these days. If you don't have an opinion, we'll make you have one, and sometimes even drive you to the polls! What a bad way to run...
  • The the trouble trouble with with cloning cloning

    08/09/2004 3:50:21 AM PDT · by JohnHuang2 · 1 replies · 203+ views ^ | Monday, August 9, 2004
    According to USA Today, a pet-cloning company called "Genetic Savings and Clone" in California has created two cats. The company says that the clones, Tabouli and Baba Ganoush, are similar to the clonee, Tahini, in every way – including the propensity to become incredibly nervous when driven near a restaurant that serves Middle Eastern food. This news comes just a couple of years after researchers at Texas A&M successfully cloned a domestic cat, named "CopyCat." The researchers had already cloned a pig, a bull and a goat, and now, odds are, they're working on duplicating a can of Carpet Fresh....
  • Dueling candidates 'pitching' for the job: A link between playing baseball, being president

    08/02/2004 7:01:05 PM PDT · by RightWingReader · 9 replies · 509+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | 8-2-04 | Doug Powers
    Is how accurately a politician throws a baseball a reason that they should win your vote? This seemingly ridiculous question came to me while watching John Kerry at a Red Sox-Yankees game, throwing out – or down rather – the first pitch. I cringed, expecting an uproar by animal-rights activists because of rumors that a ground mole that was living 10 feet in front of the plate met it's demise. In addition, having spent the past few seasons as a Detroit Tigers fan, I suffered traumatic and painful flashbacks due to Kerry's wild pitch. The latter would make for an...
  • Balding men: Unite to defeat Kerry's coif of pomposity!

    07/12/2004 11:25:18 AM PDT · by RightWingReader · 17 replies · 640+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | 7-12-04 | Doug Powers
    In June of 2003, when John Kerry was running third in the polls and facing an uphill battle in his quest to be the presidential nominee for the Democrats, I wrote a column titled John's hair will Kerry the Day. It was a light-hearted look at how the candidate with the best hair always seems to get the nomination. Now, Kerry's rubbing in the fact that he thinks he has the best hair, and it's time for the follicly challenged to fight back. The gloves are off ... along with our hair. Balding men of America: Unite to defeat John...
  • Bill Clinton and 'My Life': Spanish flies for the CBS guys

    06/21/2004 7:14:24 AM PDT · by WrightOnTarget · 2 replies · 1,903+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | 6-21-04 | Doug Powers
    The media frenzy is reaching a fever pitch this week now that Bill Clinton's memoir, "My Life," has become the former president's most heavily reported release outside of the Oval Office. Media outlets are saturating the airwaves and newspapers with all things Clinton, but nobody's drinks have been spiked with more Spanish Fly than those at CBS. Their coverage is so intense and giddy that this is going to become one of those "you remember where you were when ..." type of events, with the answer for many of us being "vomiting." CBS is at the forefront, and behaving less...
  • We won one for The Gipper: Doug Powers says nation was a powder keg of appreciation

    06/14/2004 3:27:59 PM PDT · by RightWingReader · 8 replies · 218+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | 6-14-04 | Doug Powers
    There's not much that can be said after the events last week celebrating the life of Ronald Reagan, other than "wow." The processions, the dignitaries, the bands, the military, and the memories all fit together perfectly. There were a few protesters, as could be expected. At first it struck me as repugnant, the very idea of protesting during a funeral, but then the optimism and wit that filled Reagan spilled over and softened my opinion. It occurred to me that, if Ronald Reagan was told that there were a few protesters near his funeral, he'd have said something along the...
  • Lucidity In The Balance: Al Gore's Bad Trip

    05/31/2004 5:35:58 AM PDT · by jslade · 71 replies · 385+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | May 31, 2004 | Doug Powers
    Lucidity in the balance: Al Gore's bad trip -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Posted: May 31, 2004 1:00 a.m. Eastern By Doug Powers -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- © 2004 "Nurse Ratchet, white courtesy phone ... Nurse Ratchet, white courtesy phone." The meds cup is on the way ... perhaps a bit too late. Al Gore, speaking of the abuses at Abu Ghraib and other prisons in a recent speech at New York University, stated, "Where do we go to get our good name back?" The man who was Bill Clinton's VP for eight years didn't even snicker when he said this. Ah, yes, the good ol'...
  • "Dear U.S. Armed Forces..." -- Doug Powers writes open letter to America's troops

    05/10/2004 10:18:16 AM PDT · by RightWingReader · 4 replies · 198+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | 5-10-04 | Doug Powers
    Dear United States Armed Forces, Not wanting the current distractions and finger pointing to be misconstrued as a genuine lack of appreciation by the American people, we thought it necessary to offer you a quick note of "thanks." You've always been there for us, protecting our nation, willing to make the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom, and all while asking nothing in return. This makes you the only exception to the "if it looks too good to be true, it probably is" rule. Thanks to you and your predecessors, we're free. Throughout our history, you've fought for, and won, independence....
  • Owing "Abortapalooza" a debt of gratitude

    05/03/2004 8:13:37 AM PDT · by WrightOnTarget · 19 replies · 153+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | 5-3-04 | Doug Powers
    Pro-choice was, at one time, a way of life for me. It wasn't necessarily anything pertaining to abortion specifically, but rather a general lackadaisical approach to things in general. Perfectly happy to "la-de-da" my way through this existence, unaffected by any seriousness, and rarely taking sides, I was the Sweden of teenagers – minus ABBA and the ability to stand up on skis. Like any average 18-year-old in the early '80s, I thought that if it didn't happen right in front of my face or in Rolling Stone Magazine, it didn't matter. Cold War threats, the 10th anniversary of Roe...
  • "National Good News Day?" - Doug Powers shares his pipe dream, asks media to cooperate

    04/12/2004 6:54:32 AM PDT · by WrightOnTarget · 95+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | 4-12-04 | Doug Powers
    The way that Americans deal with crisis and stress is impressive. Let's face it – just before you turn on the news or glance at the front page of the paper, your face is probably covered with a cringe expectant of upcoming revulsion, as if you knew you were about to see Gene Shalit naked. In today's world, we're tense, nervous, apprehensive and ... still quite nice to each other. It's time for the media to spend a day pointing that out. Politics and politicians are fluid, and subject to change every so often (excluding Sen. Byrd), but the American...
  • The "Stupor-friends" unite to defeat Bush's "Legion of Doom"

    03/29/2004 8:48:30 AM PST · by WrightOnTarget · 16 replies · 327+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | 3-29-04 | Doug Powers
    Apologies to every comic book character ever created, and even some that never were ...In Washington, D.C., last week, Bill Clinton, Jimmy Carter, John Kerry, Al Gore and many other Democrats, got together for what was billed as a "unity dinner." The group put aside their differences to join forces and form the "Stupor-friends" band of not-so-super heroes. Together, they stand united with one goal in mind: to defeat Bush's "Legion of Doom & Halliburton." Let's take a closer look at the major "Stupor-friends," the powers they possess and some general facts about them: Bill Clinton, aka "The DNAvenger," formerly...
  • The coming religious 'Passion' of Hollywood

    03/23/2004 2:43:58 AM PST · by JohnHuang2 · 6 replies · 196+ views ^ | Tuesday, March 23, 2004 | Doug Powers
    The coming religious 'Passion' of Hollywood Posted: March 22, 20041:00 a.m. Eastern © 2004 Mel Gibson's movie, "The Passion of the Christ," is approaching $300 million in box-office cash – and soon will surpass "Raiders of the Lost Ark," and perhaps even Tommy Lee and Pamela Anderson's amateur film, "Dumb and Hummer," in total worldwide earnings. One thing is certain: Hollywood is taking note, and is sure to begin offering up their own array of religious fare very shortly. Like sharks with chum in the water, the arousal factor of that much cash floating around is what puts the "wood" in...
  • Veep-ing with the enemy: Doug Powers considers rumors of McCain as Kerry's running mate

    03/15/2004 3:55:33 PM PST · by RightWingReader · 4 replies · 143+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | 3-15-04 | Doug Powers
    John Kerry's choice of a vice presidential candidate could be a "make or break" for his campaign. Kerry knows he needs somebody more to his political right, which doesn't narrow it down much, since he could consider every single American and only end up eliminating Michael Moore and Ed Asner from the list of potentials. The latest buzz has been over the possibility of Arizona Sen. John McCain switching parties and becoming Kerry's running mate. Will it happen? At first thought, this may seem plausible, but it won't occur. Recently, McCain further stoked the coals of the rumor furnace after...
  • 13 reasons to vote for Bush: Doug Powers itemizes factors in Bush's favor for a Nov. win

    03/10/2004 12:10:43 AM PST · by JohnHuang2 · 5 replies · 108+ views ^ | Wednesday, March 10, 2004 | Doug Powers
    13 reasons to vote for Bush Posted: March 8, 20041:00 a.m. Eastern © 2004 Here are 13 things that play into the president's favor this November: 1. Pride in the United States Armed ForcesAbout 228 years ago, a people who were tired of living under a faraway king's laws, taxes and fruity-looking powdered wigs, sacrificed their lives, and in many cases, fortunes, and staged a daring fight for independence. That fight continues, with the U.S. military at the forefront. There is no whining by the U.S. military. There is no pomp and circumstance. There are no flagrantly overexaggerated marches, like the...
  • 13 reasons to vote for George W. Bush

    03/08/2004 3:58:13 PM PST · by WrightOnTarget · 15 replies · 623+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | 3-8-04 | Doug Powers
    Here are 13 things that will play into the president's favor this November: 1. Pride in the United States Armed Forces About 228 years ago, a people who were tired of living under a faraway king's laws, taxes and fruity-looking powdered wigs, sacrificed their lives, and in many cases, fortunes, and staged a daring fight for independence. That fight continues, with the U.S. military at the forefront. There is no whining by the U.S. military. There is no pomp and circumstance. There are no flagrantly overexaggerated marches, like the limp-wristed goose-step and other "Chorus Line-ish" promenades that prove nothing other...
  • Mel Gibson: Hollywood's 'Frankenstein's Monster'

    03/01/2004 8:17:29 AM PST · by truthandlife · 63 replies · 291+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | 3-1-04 | Doug Powers
    "The fallen angel becomes a malignant devil. Yet even that enemy of God and man had friends and associates in his desolation; I am alone" – Frankenstein's monster, in Mary Wollstonecraft Shelly's "Frankenstein" Step aside, big fella, because Hollywood has created it's own monster. He's also going it alone, but, unlike Frankenstein's monster, not lamenting that fact. The wealthy, talented beast that learned his craft and gained a vast fortune from the Left Coast masters has turned on them, and his name is Mel Gibson. From Tinseltown power brokers all the way down to the rank-and-file casting-couch slimeballs, many cogs...
  • Soldier of political fortune: John Kerry's military disservice

    02/17/2004 12:38:39 AM PST · by JohnHuang2 · 6 replies · 262+ views ^ | Tuesday, February 17, 2004 | Doug Powers
    Soldier of political fortune: John Kerry's military disservice Posted: February 16, 20041:00 a.m. Eastern © 2004 As a kid in the early '70s, I remember catching glimpses of the fallout from the war on the TV news. The death of my cousin, a proud Marine, in Vietnam brought the war home to my family several years earlier, and I'd heard them talking about it, but I was too young to understand what was happening. All I knew was that, whatever it was, it was something controversial. We watched nightly as Walter Cronkite showed us people burning draft cards, throwing rocks, and...
  • How to REALLY shock America -- An idea for publicity prostitutes at future halftime shows

    02/09/2004 11:38:54 AM PST · by WrightOnTarget · 3 replies · 155+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | 2-9-04 | Doug Powers
    Most of us are well aware of what happened during halftime of the Super Bowl. The Federal Communications Commission is investigating, CBS is apologizing, and advertisers are asking for refunds. After the halftime display, shock and dismay circled the globe. Well, not really shock. The real surprise was that it wasn't that shocking. Did anyone really expect to have Janet Jackson, who resembles her brother Michael circa 1987, only more masculine and without the Cub Scout entourage, on stage, and not expect something controversial? Who would possibly think that P. Diddy, Puff Doodle, Pop Cheeto – or whatever he calls...
  • Hawkeye droppings: Cleanup time for Iowa

    01/19/2004 7:52:57 AM PST · by WrightOnTarget · 9 replies · 283+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | 1-19-04 | Doug Powers
    Iowa's nickname of the "Hawkeye" state is thought to either have been first applied by a newspaper writer as a tribute to Chief Blackhawk, or some think it was taken from the name of the scout, Hawkeye, in James Fenimore Cooper's "The Last of the Mohicans." Those things have, for some reason, evolved into what the word has come to symbolize today – a bird of prey. The transformation of the meaning of the word must have started around the time politicians arrived for the first Iowa caucus. I don't live in Iowa, but if I did, on the night...
  • Colonizing Mars: "Can you hear me now?"

    01/12/2004 3:45:28 PM PST · by RightWingReader · 33 replies · 253+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | 1-12-04 | Doug Powers
    The pictures of the surface of Mars, beamed back from NASA's Spirit Rover, were fantastic. The photos show a flat, barren, rock-speckled surface, awash in a red glow, leading into absolute nothingness; a maroon of desolation and emptiness – like wearing 3-D glasses and looking at Anna Nicole Smith's CAT scan. If President Bush has his way, manned missions to the Red Planet may in the not-too-distant future, but would the eventual colonization of Mars really make us a happier species? One of the first problems will be convincing qualified people to even consider going. A simple observation of the...
  • Fifth Democratic presidential candidate narrowly averts Dukakis endorsement

    01/05/2004 11:54:44 AM PST · by Sub-Driver · 6 replies · 101+ views
    Fifth Democratic presidential candidate narrowly averts Dukakis endorsement Written by Doug Powers Al Sharpton has become the fifth candidate to say "thanks, but no thanks" to former presidential candidate Michael Dukakis' offer to endorse the Reverend's campaign. This according to a spokesman for Sharpton, who had barricaded himself inside the campaign headquarters as Dukakis drove up. Dukakis, former Massachusetts governor and presidential candidate, who had a disastrous campaign and went down to huge defeat at the hands of George HW Bush in '88, keeps trying. "He peeked in the window, but we turned the lights off and didn't answer" said...
  • Why Hillary is 'most admired woman... and why Laura Bush isn't

    01/05/2004 3:00:04 PM PST · by WrightOnTarget · 51 replies · 272+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | 1-5-04 | Doug Powers
    The annual poll of the "most admired" man and woman in the United States was recently published, and some were surprised to see that, out of 1,004 people questioned, 16 percent most admired Hillary Rodham Clinton. This may mark the first time a politician has polled higher numbers with the general public than within their own family, but it's also the second year in a row that Hillary has topped the list over the current first lady. The question now is: "Why?" Coming in second, 7 percent listed Oprah Winfrey as the woman they most admire. This is at least...
  • 2003's "Idiot of the year": California's Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

    12/29/2003 6:45:21 PM PST · by WrightOnTarget · 7 replies · 168+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | 12-29-03 | Doug Powers
    The nominees were many, but the real choices were few. Every year, there are plenty of potentials, usually coming down to some politician caught in a compromising position with the public trough, and well over half of Hollywood. To win the award, the bar is set high, but, fortunately, the three-member panel of California's Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals spent the better part of the year strengthening their legs for the "Idiot of the Year" high jump. The Ninth Appellate is a collection of left-wing bacteria swabbed from the throat of Beatnik and '60's hippie ideology, placed in a culture...
  • Christmas day specials on "The Political Channel" -- Some holiday humor

    12/22/2003 3:48:12 PM PST · by WrightOnTarget · 4 replies · 147+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | 12-22-03 | Doug Powers
    7 a.m.: "Twas the Night Before John Hinckley Jr.'s unsupervised visit"'Twas the night before Christmas, in Jodie Foster's house; Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse; A shotgun was loaded by the front door with care, In case John Hinckley Jr. soon would be there.What happens when a Washington, D.C., judge lets a would-be assassin out of a mental hospital for unsupervised visits with his folks? John Hinckley Jr., the man who shot President Reagan and three others, is hitting the streets. Horror mixes with the holiday cheer in this feature about a schizophrenic Star Trek convention reject...
  • Has Howard Dean's ox been Gored?

    12/15/2003 3:30:46 PM PST · by WrightOnTarget · 10 replies · 113+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | 12-15-03 | Doug Powers
    Al Gore stunned a lot of people recently, and this time not simply by displaying some inflection in his voice. The former veep and presidential candidate took a break from maniacally hand counting ballots in the dark basement of a Broward County courthouse, turned off the light on his miners helmet, and announced that he would endorse Howard Dean for president. The assumption by many that Dean's life just got easier is highly debatable. It is becoming increasingly clear that Howard Dean is going to be the Democratic nominee in 2004. Gephardt and Edwards are fading, Kucinich is only in...
  • The Hate Bush rally: Hilarity from the unfunny

    12/08/2003 9:50:19 AM PST · by RightWingReader · 17 replies · 236+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | 12-8-03 | Doug Powers
    The empty ideals, full wallets and stuffed egos came out in force at the Beverly Hills Hilton, recently, for a fund-raising and organizational meeting of the utmost importance. They're planning to face down a global political problem that, if it isn't gotten rid of, could mean the end of their way of life, and perhaps even the world as we know it. This Hollywood fund-raiser displayed some of the usual walking oxymorons – the wealthy bankrupt, the mansioned homeless, the environmentalist polluters, the fantasy-world realists and gated-neighborhood communers with nature. They were gathered to focus all their attention and any...
  • Chips 'n Dips: One possible future of computer chip implant technology

    12/01/2003 12:26:20 PM PST · by RightWingReader · 5 replies · 256+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | 12-1-03 | Doug Powers
    Computer chips implanted under the skin are on the cusp of becoming mainstream, but the new technology presents us with more questions than answers. Will it render extinct the need to physically carry documents such as personal identification, medical information and credit cards? Will its intended purpose be to track us like an OnStar system for humans, or will it end up just plain not working at all – thanks to the "Moe & Curly" effect of government intervention? More than likely, the chips will malfunction often – twice as much if the government gets involved and tries to make...
  • A Conservative Thanksgiving II: Giving thanks for this years bounty of heroes, pinheads, etc.

    11/24/2003 12:28:10 PM PST · by WrightOnTarget · 1 replies · 148+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | 11-24-03 | Doug Powers
    Last year, just before Thanksgiving, I used this space to give thanks to heroes, people who made us think, laugh or exposed hypocrisy. This year, "a conservative Thanksgiving" is again going to go around the table expressing gratitude just as everyone begins to, appropriately enough, consume the world's dumbest animal. We give thanks for those brave souls in the military who are helping people worldwide reach their goals – America's goal of remaining free, and the terrorists' goal of achieving martyrdom. Those yappy ingrates you hear in constant criticism are the likes of Susan Sarandon and Michael Moore. We give...
  • Limbaugh's new 12-step program

    11/17/2003 8:50:57 AM PST · by scarface367 · 17 replies · 121+ views
    WND ^ | November 17, 2003 | Doug Powers
    Rush Limbaugh is out of the treatment center and back on the air, and this may be the most critical phase of his recovery. I hope this tailor-made, 12-step program helps him get back into the swing of things in the world of politics and other issues. Step 1 Come to the understanding that, yes, Arnold Schwarzenegger is really the governor of California. That wasn't just the Oxy talkin'. Step 2 Realize that, in your absence, the legacy of Ronald Reagan was still in good hands. Those people you see holding ice packs on their financial groins are CBS executives....
  • Barbra Streisand's house of cards: Double standards of the Hollywood elite

    11/10/2003 3:56:53 PM PST · by RightWingReader · 18 replies · 210+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | 11-10-03 | Doug Powers
    As the character of Ronald Reagan, played by James Brolin, says in the chimerical "Reagan" miniseries, which now will air on Showtime instead of CBS, "Those who live in sin, shall die in sin." Barbra Streisand is furious at the CBS decision to not air the show, and hopefully is now learning a similar lesson of "Those who live for money, shall fail for money." CBS said in a statement they decided to cancel the miniseries because it contained many falsehoods. If you believe that, you'll also likely let your little boy spend the night at the Neverland Ranch without...