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  • Lee Van Cleef. The Good, the Bad, the Determined

    02/09/2011 6:58:36 AM PST · by stillafreemind · 21 replies
    Yahoo/Ac ^ | Feb. 9th, 2011 | Sherry Tomfeld
    Van Cleef didn't just play bad guys in the westerns but also in detective and crime movies. But it is his work in the westerns that brought him fame. This accountant/U.S. Navy man who served on mine sweepers and sub chasers in WW2 ended up being a super star in Europe! In the Clint Eastwood movie "A Few Dollars More", we had a glimpse of Van Cleef as a nicer character.
  • Kucinich Sues Congressional Cafeteria for $150,000 Over Olive Pit in Sandwich

    01/26/2011 2:58:20 PM PST · by Baynative · 35 replies
    The Blaze ^ | Jan 26, 2011 | Meredith Jessup
    <p>Congressman Dennis Kucinich, D-Ohio, claims he suffered permanent injuries after biting down on olive pit hidden in a sandwich he bought three years ago at a House of Representatives cafeteria. In return, the Ohio Democrat is suing the cafeteria for $150,000.</p>
  • Birtherism Breaks Out!

    01/06/2011 12:47:39 PM PST · by Nachum · 16 replies
    slate ^ | 1/6/11 | David Weigel
    During the reading of Article II, Section I of the Constitution -- the clause that requires the president of the United States to be a "natural born citizen," an unidentified woman in the gallery screamed "Except Obama! Except Obama!" Politico's Marin Cogan adds that the woman yelled, "Help us, Jesus!" She was removed immediately. UPDATE: I'm told that the woman who made the disruption was Theresa Cao, a birther activist and supporter of court-martialed birther Lt. Col. Terry Lakin. On December 16, she told WorldNetDaily that she was "taking his message to the White House and Congress."
  • In Tampa Visit, Clinton Refuses To Criticize Palin

    09/08/2008 7:36:47 PM PDT · by ovrtaxt · 105 replies · 514+ views ^ | September 8, 2008 | By WILLIAM MARCH and CHRISTIAN WADE
    By WILLIAM MARCH and CHRISTIAN WADE The Tampa Tribune Published: September 8, 2008TAMPA - In her first appearance in Tampa since losing the Democratic presidential nomination, Hillary Rodham Clinton strongly endorsed Barack Obama Monday, but refused to criticize the newer woman on the presidential campaign scene, Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin. "Barack and I may have started on two separate paths, but we are on one journey now," Clinton said. The crowd and the speakers at the event appeared to consist largely of former Clinton supporters who now back Obama, but her speech was aimed at convincing those who don't, or...
  • Joe Horn Cleared by Harris County Grand Jury

    06/30/2008 6:54:22 PM PDT · by mondoreb · 27 replies · 224+ views
    DBKP ^ | June 30, 2008 | LBG
    Joe Horn, the infamous neighbor in Pasadena TX who shot two suspected burglars in the back in broad daylight last November, has been cleared by a Texas Grand Jury. According to the Houston Chronicle, Horn "confronted" two men who had allegedly broken into a neighbor's house. Horn had called 911 where his conversation with the operator had been taped: “Move,” Horn can be heard saying on the tape. “You’re dead.” Boom. Click. Boom. Click. Boom. Horn redialed 911 and told the dispatcher what he’d done. “I had no choice,” he said, his voice shaking. “They came in the front yard...
  • Keith (O) goes nuts over ketchup (monster ego chuckle)

    06/25/2008 8:17:15 PM PDT · by STARWISE · 23 replies · 153+ views
    Page Six ^ | 6-25-08 | Paula Froelich
    <p>MSNBC blowhard Keith Olbermann couldn't even control his temper at a memorial reception for beloved Tim Russert.</p> <p>Network sources told Page Six Olbermann was furious last week when MSNBC didn't get him a first-class ticket to Washington, DC, for a private service honoring the "Meet the Press" anchor's passing.</p>
  • 'GMA' Features Professor Who Blames Greenhouse Gases for Current Heat Wave

    06/09/2008 6:12:52 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 45 replies · 49+ views ^ | June 9, 2008 | Jeff Poor
    Think it's hot outside? "Good Morning America" wants you to think it is your fault - at least that's why an expert featured on the June 9 show told viewers it is hotter outside. Stanford University professor Dr. Stephen Schneider said that methane and carbon dioxide in the atmosphere are making hot temperatures even hotter. "While this heat wave like all other heat waves is made by Mother Nature, we've been fooling around by turning the knob and making a little bit hotter," Schneider said. "[W]e've already increased by 35 percent the amount of carbon dioxide which traps heat. We've...
  • 9/11 Mastermind Wants to be Martyr

    06/06/2008 4:13:29 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 14 replies · 205+ views ^ | June 5, 2008 | Amanda Carpenter
    9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed dropped his legal defense and demanded the death penalty at his Guantanamo Bay arraignment hearing Thursday morning. U.S. military judge Marine Col. Ralph Kolman asked Mohammed if he understood he would be executed if convicted for his role in organizing largest ever terrorist attack on American soil. "Yes, this is what I wish, to be a martyr for a long time," Mohammed told Kohlman. "I will, God willing, have this, by you." Making sure Mohammed understood, Kohlmann asked again, “So you could be sentenced to death?” Kolhmann got an angry retort. "Maybe you didn't understand...
  • Brigitte Bardot guilty in racial hatred case

    06/03/2008 10:36:30 AM PDT · by Westlander · 55 replies · 108+ views
    The Associated Press ^ | 7-3-2008 | The Associated Press
    PARIS - Brigitte Bardot was convicted Tuesday of provoking discrimination and racial hatred for writing that Muslims are destroying France.
  • Scott McClellan Originally Planned to Attack Media, Defend Bush

    06/02/2008 10:20:42 AM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 18 replies · 162+ views ^ | June 2, 2008 | Matthew Sheffield
    Although today his book is being touted by left-wing reporters and pundits, his initial plans for the project show former White House press secretary Scott McClellan intended to take a much different approach, one that was more sympathetic to President Bush but also quite hard on the "liberal elites" of the Washington press corps and their "hostility" toward the administration. Reading through McClellan's original book proposal, obtained by, it is clear that before his editor Peter Osnos took the book on a sharp leftward turn, McClellan wanted to turn the tables on foes in the press gallery including far-left...
  • British Journalist to Try to Make Citizen's Arrest of John Bolton During U.K. Trip

    05/28/2008 9:52:09 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 45 replies · 114+ views
    British Journalist to Try to Make Citizen's Arrest of John Bolton During U.K. Trip Wednesday, May 28, 2008 John Bolton may need some additional protection at his speech Wednesday evening in Wales, United Kingdom, as a journalist from the Guardian newspaper plans on making a citizen's arrest of the former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. Bolton is appearing at the Hay Literary Festival in Wales to promote his new book, "Surrender Is Not an Option: Defending America at the United Nations." The Telegraph newspaper reports that George Monbiot wants to arrest Bolton for war crimes as the ambassador prepares...
  • Obama: Watch your step!

    01/29/2008 10:38:56 AM PST · by nuconvert · 12 replies · 519+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | January 28, 2008
    Obama: Watch your step! January 28, 2008 By Kathleen Willey Dear Sen. Obama: Today I saw an e-mail sent out to your donors in which your wife states, "What we didn't expect, at least not from our fellow Democrats, are the win-at-all cost tactics we've seen recently. We didn't expect misleading accusations that willfully distort Barack's record." Don't be naïve: When those "fellow Democrats" include Hillary Clinton, be ready to expect anything. I know. As detailed in my recent book "Target," I've been the recipient of just about every dirty trick Hillary has in her arsenal. And if you actually...
  • Teen Girl Dies After Alleged Dispute Over Hijab

    12/12/2007 12:26:26 PM PST · by Westlander · 39 replies · 721+ views ^ | 12-12-2007 |
    TORONTO, Ont. -- A 16-year-old girl has died after allegedly being choked by her father over a dispute with her family over her refusal to wear the hijab, the Islamic headscarf worn by some Muslim women. Peel Regional Police arrested a 57-year-old man Tuesday morning after receiving a 911 call from a suburban home in Mississauga from a man saying he had killed his daughter, according to a Toronto newspaper Web site. According to the National Post, a Toronto newspaper Web site, when police arrived at the house they found the teen on the floor without any vital signs.
  • Al-Qaeda 'financier' arrested in Iraq

    10/04/2007 12:40:41 PM PDT · by MNJohnnie · 7 replies · 475+ views
    MSNBC ^ | 10-04-07 | By Steve Negus
    The US military claimed on Thursday that American and Iraqi forces had arrested an alleged financier for al-Qaeda who had received $100m from donors outside Iraq to fund insurgent operations. Military officials have long attributed al-Qaeda's expansion in Iraq to its access to external finance, but rarely release figures that give insight into the scale of the operation that they say that they are facing. The $100m (€71m, £50m) sum - far greater than amounts usually associated with Sunni insurgents - had been received over the summer from "terrorist supporters who cross the Iraq border illegally or fly into Iraq...
  • Episcopal bishop plans to turn Catholic

    09/26/2007 6:47:58 AM PDT · by presidio9 · 39 replies · 73+ views
    UPI ^ | Sept 25, 2007
    NEW ORLEANS, Sept. 25 (UPI) -- As bishops of the Episcopal Church in the United States struggled to prevent schism Tuesday, one of their number defected to the Roman Catholic church. Jeffrey Steenson, bishop of Rio Grande, Texas, said that remaining in the Anglican communion might take him “to a place apart from Scripture and tradition,” The Times of London reported. Episcopal bishops have been meeting in New Orleans to discuss the church’s position on homosexuality. The consecration in 2003 of Gene Robinson, an openly gay priest in a committed relationship, as bishop of New Hampshire brought the issue to...
  • NRA now eyeing role in GOP primaries

    09/25/2007 11:58:15 AM PDT · by neverdem · 59 replies · 133+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | September 25, 2007 | Joseph Curl
    The National Rifle Association, which did not endorse President Bush in 2000 and 2004 until just a month before the general election, is considering stepping into the presidential campaign fray early next year during the primary season, the group's chief lobbyist says. --snip-- "A lot of gun owners decided then, 'Hey, we're sitting this election out,' " he said.
  • Shaheen running for Senate in N.H.

    09/14/2007 4:33:33 PM PDT · by Clintonfatigued · 20 replies · 562+ views
    The Boston Herald ^ | September 14, 2007
    Former Democratic Gov. Jeanne Shaheen made her long-anticipated announcement Friday that she is running for the U.S. Senate. "We have major problems facing this country, and there is an urgent need for real change in Washington," Shaheen said in a statement to supporters. "We’ve proven in New Hampshire that we can work together to get things done. I want to take that common-sense approach to Washington and help get this country moving in the right direction," she said. If she beats the three other Democrats already running for the nomination, Shaheen is expected to face first-term Republican Sen. John Sununu,...
  • Iraq Tribes Vow to Avenge Murder

    09/14/2007 9:03:53 AM PDT · by camerakid400 · 11 replies · 651+ views
    Sunni Arab tribes in Anbar, the western Iraqi province, have vowed to avenge the killing of Abdul Sattar Abu Risha, their leader. He died in a roadside-bomb attack near his home in Ramadi, the provincial capital, on Thursday. Abdul Sattar Abu Risha was leader of the Anbar Salvation Council, an alliance of clans that supported the Iraqi government and US forces in fighting al-Qaeda in the province. Thousands of people gathered in Ramadi to attend Friday's funeral. "We blame al-Qaeda and we are going to continue our fight and avenge his death," Sheikh Ahmed Abu Risha, brother of Abdul Sattar...
  • EDM Encore 6BR Varminter

    05/11/2007 5:02:36 PM PDT · by 45Auto · 7 replies · 755+ views ^ | 2006 | staff
    Though versatile, compact, and reliable, the Thompson/Center Encore is not a gun one would instinctively associate with state-of-the-art technology or truly exceptional accuracy. Well get ready for a paradigm shift. Richard VanH's 6BR Encore raises the accuracy bar for break-open rifles. This rig may be plain on the outside, but it's seriously tricked out on the inside. Richard's Encore features a chamber exactly matched to his loaded ammo--a chamber cut with an electrical spark, not a conventional reamer. With a precisely-machined lug and oversized hinge-pin, lock-up is ultra-tight. Encore/Contender guru Mike Bellm (who knows as much about Encores as anyone...
  • Iran 'seizes' 15 British Marines

    03/23/2007 6:46:26 AM PDT · by maquiladora · 40 replies · 1,286+ views
    LONDON, England (CNN) -- Fifteen British Royal Marines on patrol in the Persian Gulf have been "seized" by the Iranian navy, the British Ministry of Defense said. The personnel from the HMS Cornwall frigate were surrounded by Iranian navy vessels after completing a routine inspection of a merchant ship, the ministry said in a statement. They were then escorted by Iranian vessels into Iranian waters, it said. The Marines were "engaged in routine boarding operations of merchant shipping in Iraqi territorial waters," the ministry said in a statement on Friday. A U.S. military official who monitors the region told CNN...