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  • Man Charged with 'Viciously' Sexually Assaulting, Kidnapping Woman: Hamden Police. (Iraqi)

    02/28/2016 3:38:24 AM PST · by raybbr · 12 replies
    The Patch.com ^ | 2/26/2016 | Vincent Salzo
    The woman left a bar and believed she was entering an Uber car, police said. The suspect fled the country but recently tried to re-enter. HAMDEN, CT - Hamden Police have charged a man with “viciously” sexually assaulting and kidnapping a woman who had left a New Haven bar and thought she was getting into an Uber car, according to police. Ahmad Bahjat, 29, who had fled to Canada within 24 hours of the incident and took two subsequent flights to Turkey and Jordan, was arrested by Hamden Police on Friday. Within 24 hours of the incident, Bahjat, who has...
  • Man gets life in prison for killing wife, stepdaughter in North Idaho (Dreamer)

    01/26/2016 5:18:49 PM PST · by Baynative · 21 replies
    Spokesman-Review ^ | 1/25/16 | Scott Maben
    A judge in Coeur d’Alene imposed a sentence Monday of life in prison for a Mexican man who admitted killing his wife and stepdaughter a year and a half ago. Angel Albertico Morales-Larranaga, 26, will serve two consecutive life sentences with no chance of parole for the strangling deaths of Facunda Valenzuelaleon, 24, and Dyanna M. Valencia, 6, inside a Post Falls apartment on July 8, 2014.
  • DNC DREAMer plant tries to ambush Ted Cruz and it backfires miserably [Video]

    01/08/2016 9:41:01 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 10 replies
    Red Alert Politics ^ | January 8, 2016 | Ryan Girdusky
    Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) has been moving to the right on immigration over the last several months, both as a chance to appeal to Donald Trump supporters and as a way to cast himself as the true conservative against pro-amnesty establishment candidates like Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R). The Democratic National Committee tried to entrap Cruz at a campaign event in Storm Lake, Iowa yesterday by having an illegal immigrant DREAMer named Ofelia Valdez confront the Texas senator. "As a DACA holder myself, I worried about whoever comes next to the presidency and what's...
  • Eric Cantor: Jeb 'clearly the serious candidate in the room' (this is not sarcasm)

    11/11/2015 6:13:51 AM PST · by bestintxas · 35 replies
    newsmax ^ | 11/11/15 | s fitzgerald
    Jeb Bush has a strong performance on Tuesday night's GOP debate stage and was 'really the serious candidate on stage" with his command of domestic and international policy, former Rep. Eric Cantor said Wednesday. "Clearly Jeb was back," the one-time House Majority Leader told CNN's "New Day" program. "Jeb clearly was prepared. He was the one most focused on identifying where conservative policies play out and benefit working people of this country. And was prepared to take on Hillary and did so last night more so than anybody." Bush believes in commonsense conservative policy, Cantor continued, versus what's become the...
  • Rubio the New GOP Establishment Candidate

    11/11/2015 6:12:38 AM PST · by cotton1706 · 5 replies
    Democrats and the GOP Establishment have lost control of the political process. They can’t count on the mainstream media to do their bidding because of the rise of alternative media. There’s also the problem of conservative Republicans pushing back, not apologizing for their views, and not being able to control elections. As the Kentucky governor’s race showed, Republicans win big if they stick to issues the conservative base supports: pro-life, anti-same-sex marriage, and Tenth Amendment principles. Matt Bevin has said he will tell the EPA to “pound sound” if the agency rules against Kentucky’s coal industry. "The powers not given...
  • Relax, Jeb Bush is still going to be president

    11/09/2015 6:53:54 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 98 replies
    The Independent Florida Alligator ^ | November 9, 2015 | Michael Beato
    Back in the early days of the 2014 football season, the Green Bay Packers were 1-2. Fans were upset. Head management started updating their resumes. Things were not looking good. After receiving a loss at the hands of the Detroit Lions — yes, you can understand the Pack’s frustration — quarterback Aaron Rodgers told the cheesehead faithful to "R-E-L-A-X." Rodgers calmly told the media and Green Bay nation everything will be all right. And he was right. The team finished 12-4, captured first place in the NFC North and went to the NFC Championship. Now, segueing back into an arena...
  • PAUL RYAN: JOB OF U.S. LAWMAKER IS TO PUT YOURSELF IN SHOES OF FOREIGN CITIZENS

    10/20/2015 4:25:30 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 127 replies
    Breitbart ^ | October 20, 2015 | by Julia Hahn
    As the donor class continues to push for a Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI)58% Speakership, conservative activists have renewed their scrutiny of Ryan’s support for a radical Republican policy of open borders. Breitbart News has discovered yet another little-noticed video in which Ryan articulates his commitment to immigration policies that would dissolve America’s sovereignty. The video, uploaded by the Journal Times, shows Ryan at a July 2013 bilingual Hispanic Listening Session in Racine, Wisconsin. At the meeting, Paul Ryan told a predominantly Hispanic audience that the job of a U.S. lawmaker is to put oneself in the shoes of foreign nationals...
  • DOJ to Judge Hanen: 'Miscommunication' Should Not Lead to Punitive Sanctions

    In immigration litigation pitting Texas and 25 other states against the Obama administration, the U.S. Department of Justice filed a memorandum arguing that U.S. District Judge Andrew S. Hanen should not impose punitive sanctions against the federal government. Nor should Hanen, who sits in Brownsville, reduce from three years to two the time allowed on work permits that the federal government already has issued to some 108,000 immigrants, DOJ lawyers argue. In the memorandum, the DOJ lawyers write that punitive sanctions would not be justified as a response to their previous "unintentional miscommunication" to Hanen about the federal government's flawed...
  • Jeb Bush: Dreamers Deserve A Path To Citizenship

    08/24/2015 3:49:49 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 73 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 8/24/15 | ILDEFONSO ORTIZ
    Given the opportunity to get to the White House, presidential candidate Jeb Bush would fight to grant Dreamers a path to citizenship while working to fix the broken immigration system in America. “I, as President, I would go to congress and change the law to give them not a residency but citizenship,” Bush said in Spanish during a meeting attended by this writer.
  • 14th Amendment Does NOT Give Citizenship to Aliens Born in the United States.

    08/27/2015 7:23:36 AM PDT · by dangus · 127 replies
    Based on Senate Hearings on proposing the 14th Amendment | 8-27-2015 | Dangus
    The chattering class insists that the 14th amendment automatically grants citizenship to children of illegal aliens. They do this by relying on the public's ignorance of the 14th amendment and the obscurity of the meaning of "under the jurisdiction thereof. The author of the 14th amendment was very clear when he proposed it, however: "This amendment, which I have offered is simply declaratory ... that every person born within the United States, and subject to their jurisdiction is by virtue of natural law and national law a citizen of the United States. This will not of course include persons born...
  • That Time Donald Trump Had A Meeting With DREAMers And Said "You Convinced Me" On Immigration

    08/28/2015 8:06:21 AM PDT · by Laissez-faire capitalist · 114 replies
    BuzzFeedNews ^ | 8/26/2015 | Adrian Carrasquillo
    Two years ago, Trump met with immigration activists who told them their stories and asked for his support on immigration. "You convinced me" Trump said as the meeting ended. Donald Trump with Antonia Tijerino, Estuardo Rodriguez, and DREAMer activists at his office in 2013. Courtesy Estuardo Rodriguez On an August day two years ago, Donald Trump was in a much different place: He was just a billionaire with the simple goal of connecting his beauty pageant business with the upcoming Hispanic Heritage Awards. So at his New York penthouse office atop Trump Tower, he convened a meeting. Trump ushered in...
  • Donald Trump told Dreamers They'd Convinced Him on Immigration, They Say

    08/26/2015 8:40:46 PM PDT · by parksstp · 70 replies
    Buzzfeed.com ^ | 08-26-2015 | Adrian Carrasquillo
    Two years ago, Trump met with immigration activists who told them their stories and asked for his support on immigration. “You convinced me,” Trump said as the meeting ended.
  • ICE explains why Jesus Deniz-Mendoza wasn’t deported before allegedly shooting Montana family

    08/01/2015 5:13:10 AM PDT · by Timber Rattler · 19 replies
    Twitchy.com ^ | July 31, 2015 | Twitchy Staff
    We starting to learn new details about Jesus Deniz-Mendoza, an 18-year-old legal immigrant from Mexico who is accused of murdering a “Good Samaritan” couple and wounding their daughter during a July 29 attack in Montana. Deniz-Mendoza, who also goes by the name Jesus Yeizon Deniz, was admitted legally into the United State in 2013: And he was out on bond after a recent burglary arrest in Wyoming: ICE couldn’t do anything about his arrest, however, because he was a legal immigrant. (snip) Was then 16-year-old Mendoza admitted to the U.S. as a DREAMer? Did he actually enter the U.S. in...
  • Illegal Alien charged with murder and attempted rape in Cleveland area

    07/28/2015 12:19:01 PM PDT · by E Rocc · 55 replies
    WEWS TV Cleveland ^ | July 28, 2015 | Newsnet5
    "Razo admitted to being in the U.S. illegally and deputies called the U.S. Border Patrol, the report states, but the agency decided not to respond to take Razo into custody."
  • 14-year-old accused in DUI crash identified, charged as adult

    07/16/2015 7:36:42 AM PDT · by smartyaz · 10 replies
    AZ family ^ | 7/15/15 | Catherine Holland
    PHOENIX (KPHO/KTVK) - The 14-year-old who was allegedly driving drunk when he caused a crash that left two people badly injured earlier this week will be charged as an adult. Normally the name and photo of a juvenile offender would not be made public, but because he is being charged and tried as an adult, the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office released Miguel Angel Maldonado's photo Wednesday. According to police, the teen was driving west on Van Buren Street when he ran a red light and plowed into an SUV. A surveillance camera from a nearby restaurant recorded the horrifying crash.
  • Trump calls in FBI after death threat from 'El Chapo’s son’

    07/14/2015 12:15:53 PM PDT · by HomerBohn · 49 replies
    The Hill ^ | 7/14/2015 | Neetzan Zimmerman
    Donald Trump’s victory lap over the recent escape of Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman was interrupted Monday by a death threat issued from a Twitter account allegedly belonging to the notorious Mexican drug lord’s son. "Keep f--king around, and I’ll make you eat all of your godd--n words,” tweeted @ElChap0Guzman — an unverified account with over 250,000 followers said to be El Chapo’s official presence on the social network. Trump — who on Sunday tweeted "I told you so!” following news of the Sinaloa Cartel leader’s brazen prison break — told TMZ he would be contacting the FBI over the threatening...
  • Prosecutor: 3 teenage MS-13 gang members (from El Salvador) charged with rape

    06/05/2015 9:02:06 PM PDT · by Perseverando · 30 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | June 05, 2015 | Frank Eltman
    RIVERHEAD, N.Y. (AP) — Three teenage reputed members of the MS-13 street gang were ordered held without bail Friday on charges they forced a 16-year-old into a wooded area of a Long Island golf course, where two of them took turns raping her while the third stood as a lookout. "This is one of the most brutal, heinous crimes that I have seen in a long, long time," Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota said at a news conference following the suspects' arraignments. "This poor young woman is so lucky that, quite frankly, that she is alive. These are vicious...
  • Obama's Taking It to the Streets. The Coming Explosion in Murder and Other Violent Crime.

    04/01/2015 6:32:14 PM PDT · by concernedcitizen76 · 47 replies
    OSACStats | April 1, 2015 | Not John Milton
    Obama has declared a ceaseless war on the citizens of the United States. Obama is facilitating, cheerleading, and dispersing tides of illegals--from the most violent, crime-ridden countries in the world--into American towns and cities from sea to sea. These are excerpts from official reports of the Overseas Security Advisory Council (OSAC) of the U.S. Department of State: El Salvador 2013 Crime and Safety Report El Salvador (population 6.3 million) is rated “Critical” for crime by the U.S. Department of State. \ El Salvador is considered one of the most violent countries in the world.The criminal threat in El Salvador...
  • Murderer of Four in North Carolina Was a Drug User, Gang Member and an Obama “Dreamer”

    03/23/2015 8:51:34 PM PDT · by QT3.14 · 7 replies
    Red Statements ^ | March 21, 2015 | Steven Ahle
    The man who murdered four people in North Carolina, including a former contestant on “America’s Next Top Model”. Senators Thom Tillis and Chuck Grassley, confirmed that accused murderer, Emmanuel Jesus Rangel-Hernandez, was a known gang member and had been arrested on a marijuana possession charge. They also confirmed that in 2012 when Obama enacted his DACA program, the immigration service halted his deportation. Obama and the democrats believe the life of one illegal alien is worth much more than the lives of four American citizens. Grassley and Tillis wrote to Jeh Johnson:
  • Grassley, Tillis: Illegal Alien With Drug Charges Got DACA Amnesty Before Allegedly Murdering Three

    03/20/2015 9:39:37 PM PDT · by Perseverando · 7 replies
    CNS News ^ | March 20, 2015 | Brittany M. Hughes
    (CNSNews.com) -- An illegal alien and known gang member who has been charged with first-degree murder in North Carolina was granted deferred deportation under President Barack Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program (DACA), despite having been placed in removal proceedings for drug charges in 2012, according to a press release from Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) and Sen. Thom Tillis (R-N.C.). Emmanuel Jesus Rangel-Hernandez. (Police mugshot.) Emmanuel Jesus Rangel-Hernandez, 19, was charged in February with three counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of three people in Charlotte, N.C, including a 19-year-old former America’s Next Top Model...
  • Was The Gang Member Who Murdered Former ‘America’s Top Model’ Contestant An Obama DREAMer?

    03/04/2015 2:51:02 PM PST · by ObamahatesPACoal · 4 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | Chuck Ross
    Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley sent a letter on Friday to DHS Sec. Jeh Johnson questioning whether the suspected killer of Mirjana Puhar, a former contestant on “America’s Next Top Model,” was an illegal immigrant who applied for amnesty under President Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). Emmanuel Jesus Rangel-Hernandez, a 19-year-old reputed gang member, was charged with first-degree murder in the death of Puhar, also 19, and three others in Charlotte, North Carolina earlier this week.
  • Illegal immigrant sentenced for sexually assaulting child

    06/29/2014 6:00:21 PM PDT · by moonshinner_09 · 15 replies
    Vail Daily News ^ | June 29, 2014 | Randy Wyrick
    EAGLE - An illegal alien will spend at least two years and possibly life in prison for sexually assaulting a child. Francisco Rodriguez-Sanchez, 38, was sentenced June 18 as his family packed Judge Paul Dunkelman’s courtroom.He was also sentenced to one year for using forged documents, a fake Social Security card and permanent resident card with the name Alejandro Gomez and his picture on it. Rodriguez-Sanchez was charged with two counts. At his trial, the jury convicted him on one count but was deadlocked on the other. The father of the victim spoke prior to Dunkelman handing down the sentence,...
  • White House Honors Young Adults Who Came to US Illegally

    06/18/2014 4:44:46 PM PDT · by Altura Ct. · 28 replies
    The Hill ^ | 6/16/2014
    The White House will honor 10 young adults on Tuesday who came to the United States illegally and qualified for the president’s program to defer deportation actions. Each person has qualified for the government’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival program, which delays removal proceedings against them as long as they meet certain guidelines. They will be honored as “Champions of Change,” the White House said in a statement Monday because they “serve as success stories and role models in their academic and professional spheres.” They emigrated from Mexico, Colombia, Morocco, India, Taiwan and the Philippines, and many of them work...
  • Mayor Emanuel Announces Internships And Job Opportunities For DREAMer Students

    05/13/2014 11:12:29 AM PDT · by fulltlt · 12 replies
    City of Chicago ^ | 4/11/2014 | City of Chicago
    DREAMers will be Eligible to Apply for Nearly 23,000 City-funded Internships, Volunteer and Job Opportunities Mayor's Press Office 312.744.3334 Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced today that the City is, for the first time, opening up nearly 23,000 City-funded internship, volunteer, and job opportunities for undocumented students, or “DREAMers.” “Chicago is a city that was built by immigrants and I am committed to ensuring that DREAMers have the same opportunities offered by the City to all of Chicago’s youth,” said Mayor Emanuel. “We will open our doors to support talented young people who are committed to their education, building their job skills,...
  • 'Dreamer' Immigration Activist Tweeted About Killing, Eating 'White Invaders'

    09/06/2013 6:43:43 PM PDT · by moonshinner_09 · 30 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 6 Sep 2013 | Lee Stranahan
    Prominent comprehensive immigration reform advocate Prerna Lal, who is originally from Fiji, tweeted in July that people should not "mess with Fijians" since she claimed that Fijians had killed, roasted, and eaten "white invaders" in the past. Her tweet, which has since been deleted along with the rest of her @AQueerDesi account, read: Ms. Lal is a respected, published immigration reform activist. She's a "Dreamer"–one of the young illegal aliens brought to the United States by their parents who are leading the fight for comprehensive immigration reform. Lal is one of the co-founders of the DreamActivist.org site that Breitbart News...
  • 7 reasons Obamacare may work(LOL)

    08/27/2013 5:37:26 AM PDT · by TurboZamboni · 6 replies
    pioneer press/Digital First Media ^ | 8-26-13 | Ryan Teague Beckwith
    Will Obamacare work? As the Obama administration gears up to launch state health insurance marketplaces on Oct. 1, questions remain about whether the law will work. Below, we take a look at seven reasons why the law could end up working. In a separate story, we'll look at reasons for pessimism. It doesn't matter whether 'Obamacare' is popular...
  • I Still Believe Something Will Happen to Save America [As naive as "I don't even want to go there"]

    06/27/2013 12:49:16 PM PDT · by NoLibZone · 68 replies
    rushlimbaugh.com ^ | 6-26-13 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: I hear you, man. For 25 years I have been asking, "When's all this stuff gonna even out? When are we gonna hit the bottom? When are we gonna reach the point where people say, 'This is enough,' and we start a rebound?" I'm continually surprised that we haven't, that our decay continues apace. CALLER: Well, one thing you forgot to mention was obviously Obama's $100,000-plus vacation to Africa wasn't part of the sequestration. RUSH: Part of sequestration or not, that stuff doesn't matter to people. People don't care about that. Obviously they don't. CALLER: All right. I'm just...
  • Young Immigrant Activists Cast a Wider Net

    12/02/2012 6:29:53 PM PST · by moonshinner_09 · 13 replies
    The New York Times ^ | December 2, 2012 | JULIA PRESTON
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — After a boisterous three-day congress here, more than 600 leaders of a national movement of young immigrants living in the country without legal papers voted to expand beyond their past demands for citizenship for young people, and to mobilize in support of a bill to legalize 11 million illegal immigrants in the United States.The leaders of the United We Dream network, the largest organization of youths here illegally, decided to push President Obama and Congress next year for legislation to open a path to citizenship for them and their families. The move will increase pressure on...
  • Immigration agents sue to stop Obama's non-deportation policy

    08/23/2012 9:55:07 AM PDT · by RightGeek · 17 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | August 23, 2012 | Stephen Dinan
    Saying they’re fed up with being told they can’t do their jobs, 10 immigration agents on Thursday sued the Obama administration to try to halt the president’s new non-deportation policy and an earlier memo instructing them not to go after rank-and-file illegal immigrants.
  • Teen [19 yo illegal alien] jailed for making sex abuse victims [small kids] drink his bodily fluids

    08/06/2012 7:17:42 AM PDT · by kevcol · 10 replies
    Action4News ^ | Aug 2, 2012 | Sergio Chapa
    A Rio Hondo teen is behind bars following a sexual abuse investigation where he allegedly confessed to making his victims drink his bodily fluids. Cameron County Sheriff Department deputies arrested 19-year-old Juan Henoch Mejia on Wednesday. The Rio Hondo teen is accused of sexually abusing a 4-year-old girl and her 3-year-old sister.
  • As Ex-Aides Speak Out, Gingrich Continues Bid

    06/11/2011 8:04:51 AM PDT · by freespirited · 26 replies · 1+ views
    NY Slimes ^ | 06/11/11 | Trip Gabriel
    Newt Gingrich vowed on Friday to campaign for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination on his own terms, saying he would do “whatever it takes” to remain in the race despite the exodus a day earlier of nearly his entire senior staff. “There is a fundamental strategic difference between the traditional consulting community and the kind of campaign I want to run,” Mr. Gingrich said. “Now we’ll find out over the next year who’s right.” Even as some prominent Republicans, including Gov. Terry Branstad of Iowa, questioned his viability, Mr. Gingrich made plans to deliver a foreign policy speech in Los...
  • Barack Obama, Dreamer in Chief

    06/18/2010 6:06:32 AM PDT · by Servant of the Cross · 25 replies · 777+ views
    National Review ^ | 6/18/2010 | Charles Krauthammer
    Pres. Barack Obama doesn’t do the mundane. He was sent to us to do larger things. You could see that plainly in his Oval Office address on the Gulf oil spill. He could barely get himself through the pedestrian first half: a bit of BP-bashing, a bit of faux-Clintonian “I feel your pain,” a bit of recovery and economic-mitigation accounting. It wasn’t until the end of the speech — the let-no-crisis-go-to-waste part that tried to leverage the Gulf Coast devastation to advance his cap-and-trade climate-change agenda — that Obama warmed to his task. Pedestrian is beneath Obama. Mr. Fix-It he...
  • First Americans All from Siberia, Study Confirms

    11/27/2007 2:56:48 PM PST · by fishtank · 27 replies · 111+ views
    Humans somehow made their way into the Americas from distant lands, but knowing precisely when and from where they made the journey are matters of heated scientific debate. New genetic evidence, however, backs up a chilly northwestern arrival to North America from Siberia about 12,000 years ago, via a temporary land bridge spanning the Bering Strait. The findings further challenge an alternative idea that humans sprinkled in to both North and South America on open sea voyages 30,000 years in the past. Excerpt only...... whole story at link
  • Obama Talks Openly About Running For White House

    08/12/2006 5:58:06 PM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 89 replies · 2,946+ views
    CBS2CHICAGO ^ | 11 AUGUST 2006 | CBS2CHICAGO
    Comments Appear In Men's Vogue Magazine Interview (CBS) CHICAGO U.S. Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.) is now talking openly about running for the White House. The senator graces the cover of the September-October issue of Men’s Vogue magazine, which hits the stands on Aug. 22. In an interview with writer Jacob Weisberg, Obama talks more than ever about the possibility of running for President. Obama is quoted in the magazine, “Look, it was highly unlikely that I would ever be a U.S. senator, so it’s very flattering for people to talk about a presidential race." “My attitude about something like the...
  • Outward and Upwards[RAT in Denial Alert!]

    06/27/2006 9:15:40 PM PDT · by Oshkalaboomboom · 6 replies · 440+ views
    The Guardian ^ | 6/27/06 | Katrina vanden Heuvel
    Despite the warnings of the mainstream media, the Democrats will gain in the Congressional elections from their stand on Iraq.To listen to the American mainstream media one would think the Democrats are bumbling and fumbling on Iraq, while the lock-step Republicans' mindless support of a failed policy is projecting strength and winning the confidence of the American people. For instance, ABCNews.com's The Note - the arbiter of inside-the-beltway thinkspeak - declared at the end of last week that Democrats are purportedly "on the precipice of making Iraq a 2006 political winner for the Republican party". Nothing could be further from...
  • Warming to A Candidacy?

    06/11/2006 12:56:28 AM PDT · by Oshkalaboomboom · 6 replies · 342+ views
    Washington Post ^ | 6/11/06 | George Will
    A few years ago a Los Angeles television anchor said: "Dodgers and Angels highlights at 11. Please watch anyway." Some viewers probably thought ABC should have said something like that when announcing Al Gore's extended interview on "This Week" last Sunday. But the interview signaled an important alteration of the competition for the Democrats' 2008 presidential nomination -- that is, if Gore means what he is saying, and he seems painfully sincere. "Less than 10 years." That, Gore warns, is all the time that "leading scientists" say we may have "before we cross a point of no return" -- unless...
  • There's something big coming in this city (Chris Matthews)

    10/19/2005 2:12:53 PM PDT · by blogblogginaway · 222 replies · 9,371+ views
    MSNBC ^ | oct. 19, 2005 | MSNBC
    'Hardball' host Chris Matthews discussed the latest in the Plame leak case with MSNBC's Amy Robach on Wednesday morning. Here's an excerpt of what he had to say: ...............If there are indictments, they're going to be probably in the vice president's office, they're probably going to come next week and they are going to blow this White House apart. It's going to be unbelievable. I think the people watching right now who are voters better start paying attention to this issue. It's not just about whether somebody's name was leaked, it's about whether we went to war under false pretenses...
  • Ambition and the honesty of everyday work

    09/28/2005 9:29:27 PM PDT · by manny613 · 3 replies · 255+ views
    People tell me I work too hard, but I don't work nearly so hard as my mother did, raising six children, cleaning, cooking, washing clothes and hanging them out on the line, and then there was the late-summer orgy of canning. We scoured the garden for every last tomato, string bean, ear of corn, cucumber. The kitchen was a boiler room
  • Pelosi prediction: 'I am going to be speaker' in '05 top Dem confident of return to majority

    07/16/2004 10:42:39 AM PDT · by ride the whirlwind · 42 replies · 1,149+ views
    SFGate.com ^ | July 16, 2004 | Edward Epstein
    Washington -- House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi went out on a political limb Thursday, flatly predicting in the face of conventional political wisdom that her Democrats will win back control of the House in the Nov. 2 elections, making her the first female speaker in the country's history. "We're putting our credibility on the line,'' the House minority leader from San Francisco told reporters at her weekly news conference in her Capitol offices. "I told you we are going to win. I told you that I am going to be speaker. "If the election were held today, there would be...
  • ZOT!!! A beginning of an end to this troll?

    02/19/2004 12:02:46 PM PST · by bushlandslide · 89 replies · 563+ views
    Kerry, Edwards Both Lead Bush, Poll Shows 48 minutes ago WASHINGTON - Both John Kerry (news - web sites) and John Edwards (news - web sites) are ahead of President Bush (news - web sites) by double digits when matched against him in hypothetical elections, says a poll released Wednesday. Kerry, the Democratic front-runner and a Massachusetts senator, leads Bush by 55 percent to 43 percent among likely voters, according to the CNN-USA Today-Gallup poll. Edwards, the North Carolina senator who is challenging Kerry, leads Bush by 54 percent to 44 percent. Bush has been defending himself on his National...
  • The Hillary strategy (and one of Bill's worst ideas)

    05/25/2003 4:27:49 AM PDT · by Liz · 50 replies · 556+ views
    Pittsburgh Tribune Review ^ | Sunday, May 25, 2003 | British journalist
    <p>WASHINGTON - In all the terrorist attacks this month, either directly or indirectly, the United States has been a target. In Saudi Arabia, Morocco, and Israel, as well as in Iraq, Americans, if not the direct victims, are caught up in the carnage of the war on terrorism.</p>