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  • Michael Moore: Lawmakers against an assault weapons ban should be 'removed'

    06/15/2016 3:42:36 PM PDT · by smokingfrog · 62 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 6-15-16 | Daniel Caitin
    Michael Moore is calling for the removal of any members of Congress who do not support a bill to ban all assault weapons, following the Sunday morning mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Fla., that left 49 dead. "Any member of Congress who hasn't announced support for a bill to ban all assault weapons by Friday should be removed from Congress," the Academy Award-winning documentary filmmaker tweeted Tuesday evening. Democrats have in the past called for renewing a federal ban on assault weapons following mass shootings.
  • Trying to Rid the World of 'Fat Axl'

    06/08/2016 2:47:53 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 55 replies
    CNN ^ | Wed June 8, 2016 | Lisa Respers France
    Welcome to the meme jungle Axl Rose. A less than flattering photo of the Guns N' Roses front man is being used for a series of mean memes, and now the singer is reportedly trying to get the image scrubbed from the internet. According to the Washington Post, a batch of DMCA copyright notices were filed on behalf of Rose and sent to Google requesting the removal of the photo that sparked the "Fat Axl" memes because of copyright infringement. The memes change the lyrics to Guns N Roses songs to poke fun at the picture of Rose, who is...
  • A Year In The Fabulous Life Of Kim Jong-Un, In Pictures

    12/31/2015 5:59:54 PM PST · by dynachrome · 22 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 12-31-15 | Tyler Durden
    Kim Jong Un provides field guidance to the Wonsan Baby Home and Orphanage in the run-up to a ceremony for their completion, in this photo released June 2, 2015. Kim Jong Un attends the 3rd Meeting of Activists in Fisheries under the Korean People's Army (KPA) in this photo released December 29, 2015.
  • Michael Moore: Trump ‘absolutely’ winning the GOP nomination

    12/27/2015 9:24:02 AM PST · by Signalman · 35 replies
    The Hill ^ | 12/23/2015 | Mark Hensch
    Filmmaker Michael Moore has no doubt that Donald Trump will become the GOP’s 2016 presidential nominee. “Donald Trump is absolutely going to be the Republican candidate for president of the United States,” he said, according to Business Insider. “It’s gone from being a joke to becoming a serious reality,” Moore added. "Also, I think people are feeling more and more that we’ve moved back into a darker time.” Moore then admitted that he is concerned about rallying the Democratic voter turnout necessary to defeat Trump next year. “His numbers are high because they are polling Republican voters, or likely Republican...
  • Christie: 'Put Me in "the Ring" Against Vladimir Putin'

    10/12/2015 9:10:13 PM PDT · by DeathBeforeDishonor1 · 52 replies
    <p>Christie said that Russian President Vladimir Putin is "swinging above his weight" because his country's economy is in the tank, and the only American he can actually knock out is Obama.</p> <p>"Put me in the ring against Vladimir Putin, well do just fine."</p>
  • CNN amends GOP debate criteria

    09/01/2015 3:13:59 PM PDT · by maggief · 55 replies
    CNN ^ | September 1, 2015 | Mark Preston
    Washington (CNN) CNN is amending the criteria for its Republican presidential debate on September 16, possibly opening the door for Carly Fiorina to join the other top-tier candidates on the stage. The cause: a lack of national public polling following the August 6 debate has so far provided only three new polls to determine the lineup for the Reagan Presidential Debate, according to a CNN statement. As a result, CNN reevaluated its criteria and decided to add a provision that better reflects the state of the race since the first Republican presidential debate in August, the network announced Tuesday. Now,...
  • Christie to raise money for GOP in Texas (huh?)

    09/03/2013 2:56:52 PM PDT · by markomalley · 18 replies
    AP ^ | 9/3/2013
    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is helping the Republican National Committee with a series of Texas fundraisers next week as he seeks a second term in his home state. Christie is headlining three fundraisers in Texas for the RNC on Sept. 9. Organizers say the events include a breakfast in Dallas, a luncheon in San Antonio and a reception in Houston.
  • Chris Christie vs. Rand Paul and the Facts

    08/06/2013 2:36:46 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 2 replies
    Fact Check ^ | 08/06/2013
    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie conflated statistics when he claimed Sen. Rand Paul’s “pork-barrel spending” is the reason Kentucky receives more federal funds than New Jersey for every tax dollar it sends to Washington. The figures cited by Christie are affected very little by pork-barrel spending.Moreover, Senate Republicans have imposed a voluntary ban on earmarks — otherwise known as pork-barrel spending — since the Kentucky senator took office in 2011. So Paul hasn’t brought any of the traditional pork-barrel spending to Kentucky.Paul also added some confusion to the issue when he seemed to suggest that Kentucky’s ratio was the...
  • (Pontifex Maximus ... NOT!) Kim Jong Un Building 'Mini World' with Replica Big Ben & Eiffel Tower

    04/29/2013 6:53:49 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 19 replies
    New York Post ^ | April 29, 2013 | THE SUN
    Kim Jong Un building 'mini world' with replica Big Ben and Eiffel Tower Chubby tyrant Kim Jong Un is building a miniature world in North Korea with a replica of London's Big Ben at its heart. The dictator is set to open the theme park in capital Pyongyang and has included the iconic clock tower. The new attraction, which opens this year, will also boast a copy of Paris Eiffel Tower. The secretive state famously doesnt allow its citizens to leave the country so it appears Jong Un has decided to bring the world to his people....
  • Chris Christie seriously considering run for president in 2012

    09/29/2011 6:46:23 PM PDT · by Perdogg · 194 replies ^ | 09.29.11 8:59pm
    Gov. Chris Christie is seriously rethinking his months of denials and may launch a campaign for the White House after all, a source close to the governor said tonight. In the last week, Christie has been swayed away from his earlier refusals to run by an aggressive draft effort from a cadre of Republicans and donors unhappy with the GOP field, said the source, who was not authorized to speak publicly and requested anonymity.
  • Barack Obama joined Muslim prayers at school, teacher says

    11/07/2010 2:39:07 PM PST · by Berlin_Freeper · 57 replies
    The Times ^ | November 08, 2010 | Anne Barrowclough
    AS a schoolboy in Jakarta, Barack Obama attended Muslim prayer sessions with his classmates against the wishes of his mother. The US President's former grade three teacher said that Mr Obama - who was known as "Barry" when he attended the Menteng One school in Jakarta - studied the Koran and went to classes on Islam, despite the objections of Anne Dunham, a Roman Catholic. The teacher's recollections will add to speculation about Mr Obama's links to Islam during his much-anticipated visit to Indonesia, the world's most populous Muslim nation, as part of his ten-day tour of Asia. His middle...
  • Howie Carr thread week of Feb 1, 2009

    02/01/2009 4:34:47 AM PST · by raccoonradio · 31 replies · 1,859+ views ^ | 02/01/09 | raccoonradio
    Howie thread starting with his Sunday Herald column
  • Howie Carr thread week of Jan. 4, 2009

    01/04/2009 5:41:30 AM PST · by raccoonradio · 27 replies · 1,550+ views ^ | 01/04/09 | raccoonradio
    Howie thread starting with his Sunday Herald column. By the way starting tomorrow, the Felon, Tom Finneran loses a half hour of his show--or technically an hour. He is moving to 5:30-9 am (from 6-10 am) so Ingraham will now have all 3 hours of her "healthy radio addiction" 9-noon. And from what I hear, the 5:30-6 am segment will be a "radio rewind" of the previous day's show so now FelonMan, with his new permanent co-host Todd Feinburg, will only have to do 3 hours every day. Nice work if you can get it Mistah Speakah! In the dreaded...
  • Howie Carr thread week of July 20, 2008

    07/19/2008 9:35:03 PM PDT · by raccoonradio · 12 replies · 367+ views ^ | 07/20/08 | raccoonradio
    Howie Carr thread starting off with his Sunday Herald column
  • Happy Chappaquiddick Anniversary Senator Kennedy!!!

    07/18/2008 5:59:54 AM PDT · by edzo4 · 35 replies · 230+ views
    MRC ^ | 7-18-08 | edzo
    On July 18, 1969, Ted Kennedy attended a party on Chappaquiddick, a small island adjoining Martha's Vineyard and connected to it via a ferry. The party was a reunion for a group of six women, known as the "boiler-room girls", who had served in his brother Robert's 1968 presidential campaign. Also present were Joseph Gargan (Ted Kennedy's cousin), Paul Markham (a school friend of Gargan's who would become United States Attorney for Massachusetts under the patronage of the Kennedys), Charles Tretter (an attorney), and John Crimmins (Ted Kennedy's part-time driver). Kennedy was also competing in the Edgartown Yacht Club Regatta,...
  • Howie Carr thread, week of June 1, 2008

    06/01/2008 1:13:46 AM PDT · by raccoonradio · 70 replies · 241+ views ^ | 06/01/08 | raccoonradio
    Howie Carr thread. btw on Thu., some of Howie's stations like WRKO will have to cut out at 5:30 pm since Thu. night Sox game has been moved up to 6 pm (pre-game show at 5:30...WCRN doesn't carry pre-game though). The Sox (happy 500th HR, Manny!) are moving their game up an hour so it'll be over before Celtics game starts at 9.
  • Howie Carr live thread Week of May 18, 2008

    05/18/2008 5:41:57 AM PDT · by raccoonradio · 30 replies · 572+ views ^ | 05/18/08 | raccoonradio
    Howie live thread starting off with his Sunday Herald column
  • Howie Carr thread week of Jan. 27, 2008

    01/26/2008 11:32:48 PM PST · by raccoonradio · 50 replies · 18,916+ views ^ | 1/27/08 | raccoonradio
    Another week of the Howie live thread, starting off with Howie's Sunday Herald column ("Mass. voters to thrill Hill on Moonbat Tues.")
  • Howie Carr thread week of Jan. 13, 2008

    01/12/2008 11:45:46 PM PST · by raccoonradio · 55 replies · 429+ views ^ | 1/13/08 | raccoonradio
    Howie Carr thread week of Jan 13, 2008
  • Howie Carr thread week of Dec 30, 2007

    12/29/2007 9:13:43 PM PST · by raccoonradio · 36 replies · 259+ views ^ | 12/30/07 | raccoonradio
    Howie Carr thread for week of Dec 30, 2007. Howie's Sunday Herald column to follow.
  • Kennedy walks thin line between write and wrong

    11/27/2007 10:58:04 PM PST · by Aristotelian · 23 replies · 76+ views
    Boston Herald ^ | November 28, 2007 | Howie Carr
    The very least Ted Kennedy can do is dedicate his autobiography to Mary Jo Kopechne. So the senior senator is getting an $8 million advance for his memoirs - who says crime doesnt pay? And how about that quote his new publisher included in the press release, with Ted mentioning his lifelong front row seat at many key events. Which raises the question, if Ted was in the front seat, who was in the back? Sorry, I cant help myself. But even if you couldnt read a Chappaquiddick reference into almost anything he says (water boarding, anybody?), the fact is...
  • Activists take Al Gore to task on his diet

    09/09/2007 6:15:46 PM PDT · by Roberts · 76 replies · 1,578+ views ^ | 10/9/07 | Philip Sherwell
    He may be the hero of the environmental movement for his crusade against global warming but Al Gore is about to be targeted by animal rights activists over his carnivorous contribution to greenhouse gases. Citing United Nations research that the meat industry is worse for the environment than driving and flying, animal rights groups are directing a campaign at the former American vice-president's diet. When he delivers a lecture on global warming in Denver next month, protesters will display billboards bearing a cartoon image of Mr Gore eating a drumstick and the message: "Too chicken to go vegetarian? Meat is...
  • (On This Day In History) July 18, 1969: Incident on Chappaquiddick Island (Teddy Swims Away)

    07/18/2007 7:36:56 AM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 45 replies · 2,837+ views ^ | July 18, 2007 |
    On This Day In History July 18, 1969: Incident on Chappaquiddick Island Shortly after leaving a party on Chappaquiddick Island, Senator Edward "Ted" Kennedy of Massachusetts drives an Oldsmobile off a wooden bridge into a tide-swept pond. Kennedy escaped the submerged car, but his passenger, 28-year-old Mary Jo Kopechne, did not. The senator did not report the fatal car accident for 10 hours. On the evening of July 18, 1969, while most Americans were home watching television reports on the progress of the Apollo 11 lunar landing mission, Kennedy and his cousin Joe Gargan were hosting a cookout and party...
  • A sordid tale Teddy would like us to forget

    07/18/2007 5:49:42 AM PDT · by ninonitti · 42 replies · 2,160+ views
    Boston Herald ^ | Wednesday, July 18, 2007 | Howie Carr
    Ted Kennedy pulled an all-nighter last night - how ironic is that? There must be something about Ted Kennedy and all-nighters on July 18, because it was 38 years ago tonight that he pulled another one. At Chappaquiddick. Will Teddys Senate office issue a statement today about the anniversary of his 1969 drive off the bridge? They used to. But you know the Kennedy bumkissers would prefer to ignore this day which will live in his infamy. Nothing to see here, folks, move along. After all, Teddys got so many big issues on his plate, even after the defeat of...
  • Bring The Simpsons Movie Premiere to Springfield, Ma ssachusetts

    07/02/2007 10:36:39 AM PDT · by Maceman · 29 replies · 1,942+ views
    e-mail from Ted Kennedy ^ | July 2, 2007 | Ted Kennedy Flack
    Dear Maceman, I'm writing today to ask for your vote -- and this time it's to bring the premiere of "The Simpsons Movie" to Springfield, Massachusetts! The famous TV series is set in a city called Springfield, and celebrated its 400th episode this year. The creators of "The Simpsons" are releasing a major movie version on July 27th, and they're holding a nationwide vote on the USA Today website to see which of our nation's Springfields will win the honor of hosting the premiere. Voting begins today and runs through July 9th, and the winner will be announced soon after...

    05/17/2007 7:57:11 PM PDT · by mdittmar · 35 replies · 893+ views
    Senator Edward M. Kennedy ^ | May 17, 2007 | Senator Edward M. Kennedy
    Year after year weve had borders that arent secure and a system that is broken Year after year weve had people dying in the desert because they want a better life for themselves and their families. Year after year weve had millions of people living in fear day after day worrying that they could be deported like the hundreds of people were in New Bedford. Year after year weve had an underground economy that hurts American workers and abuses hard working families. Year after year weve heard talk about reforming our system. Weve heard the bumper sticker solutions, the...
  • The crumbling Hugo Chvez power equation

    03/10/2007 10:24:04 AM PST · by FairOpinion · 40 replies · 1,496+ views
    PetroleumWorld ^ | March 10, 2007 | Gustavo Coronel
    Hugo Chavez's power equation is based upon two main components: resources and strategy. For about five years this equation worked well, with both components on the rise. In the last year, however, his power equation has been weakening significantly. His objective of leading a global crusade against the U.S. had proven to be extremely costly. He is said to have spent one billion dollars in trying, unsuccessfully, to gain a seat in the United Nations Security Council. At this moment there are serious food shortages in Venezuela as he has increased government control over production and established unrealistic prices for...
  • Raise a glass (or several) for toasted Teddys 75th

    02/23/2007 12:57:42 AM PST · by raccoonradio · 24 replies · 904+ views
    Boston Herald ^ | 2/23/07 | Howie Carr
    It was a quiet 75th birthday for Ted Kennedy yesterday. No one drowned or overdosed on drugs. There were no arrests for OUI or rape. No girls were crippled in overturned Jeeps, there were no Coast Guard rescues of beached boats. Not so long ago, when Teddy reached this kind of birthday milestone, hed be treated to a big smooch-fest in the mainstream media. Thered be front-page stories about how he was turning his life around - the sort of nonsense you generally read about wannabe rappers gunned down in drive-by shootings. But yesterday, there was next to nothing in...
  • Who Is William Arkin?

    02/06/2007 7:38:21 PM PST · by Leisler · 36 replies · 1,102+ views
    The Weekly Standard ^ | 10/23/2003 | Hugh Hewitt
    A look at the Greenpeace activist cum L.A. Times military affairs columnist who's taking after Gen. Jerry Boykin. For starters, he is the scribbler who launched the assault on Lt. Gen. Jerry Boykin a week ago by providing NBC with tapes of Boykin speaking in churches, and then followed with a Los Angeles Times op-ed that accused the general of being "an intolerant extremist" and a man "who believes in Christian 'jihad'" (Arkin later admitted on my radio program that Boykin never used the term "jihad"). Arkin also wrote that "Boykin has made it clear that he takes his orders...
  • Ted Kennedy is up for re-election - Mass Freepers, what are Ken Chase's chances? (Vanity)

    11/03/2006 6:26:29 AM PST · by Eagle of Liberty · 60 replies · 2,725+ views
    vanity | November 3, 2006 | Kerretarded
    Not surprisingly, I have heard NOTHING about this race. You would think that some news agency would at least make mention of this race.
  • Why Ted K loves Globe, hates us

    10/21/2006 11:20:06 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 93 replies · 2,207+ views
    Boston Herald ^ | October 22, 2006 | Howie Carr
    When somebody from the Herald used to get a job at the Globe, wed always say he was going to the velvet coffin. Now, I guess it would be more accurate to just describe the money-losing rag as the coffin. The New York Times bought the bible of political correctness 15 years ago for $1.1 billion. And now, according to The Wall Street Journal, the Globe has fallen into the red and it cant get up. And the pompous, pampered poodles in the newsroom cant blame their financial meltdown solely on Craigslist, Google, or even George W. Bush. Its finally...
  • Ted Kennedy debates Ken Chase (the only, 30 minute debate for the election)((blowhard))

    10/10/2006 4:47:05 PM PDT · by bitt · 84 replies · 2,030+ views
    For the first time in 12 years, Massachusetts Senator Ted Kennedy will debate a political campaign opponent. Senator Kennedy and Republican Kenneth Chase will join Chet for their first and only debate on a special edition of The Chet Curtis Report.
  • Kennedy's only re-election debate next Tuesday

    10/08/2006 10:04:22 AM PDT · by bitt · 51 replies · 1,171+ views
    Boston Glob ^ | October 6, 2006 | AP
    BOSTON --Sen. Edward M. Kennedy will hold his only debate with his Republican challenger, Kenneth Chase, next Tuesday. The Massachusetts Democrat will participate in a half-hour discussion moderated by New England Cable News anchor Chet Curtis, who will ask questions about Iraq, the war on terrorism, health care and education. NECN is barring all other reporters from observing the session. It will be taped at 10 a.m. at the cable station's Newton headquarters update: ...."Our exclusive debate between Senator Edward Kennedy and Republican Ken Chase will air Tuesday October 10th from 8:00p.m - 8:30p.m. "
  • Clinton wins crackdown on school junk food

    10/06/2006 3:57:54 PM PDT · by Panerai · 110 replies · 1,450+ views
    MSNBC ^ | 10/06/2006
    5 major food companies agree to snack guidelines that would ban Snickers Snacks sold in schools will have less fat, sugar and salt under the latest crackdown on junk food won by former President Clinton. Just five months after a similar agreement targeting the sale of sodas in schools, Clinton and the American Heart Association announced a deal Friday with several major food companies to make school snacks healthier the latest assault on the nations childhood obesity epidemic. This is voluntary, Clinton said. They dont have to do it. But they recognize the challenge we face, and they are...
  • Kennedy agrees to debate GOP challenger

    10/02/2006 9:41:09 AM PDT · by MassachusettsGOP · 16 replies · 814+ views
    The Boston Globe ^ | September 29, 2006 | Andrew Ryan
    Senator Edward M. Kennedy, the 44-year incumbent Democrat, has agreed to participate in his first campaign debate since 1994. Kennedy will face off with Kenneth B. Chase, his Republican challenger, for 30 minutes on a New England Cable News forum hosted by Chet Curtis at a time and date that have yet to be announced.
  • Talk to Sen. Ted Kennedy

    09/28/2006 11:46:56 AM PDT · by edzo4 · 34 replies · 1,039+ views
    Yahoo ^ | 9-28-2006 | yahoo
    Talk to Sen. Ted Kennedy Thu Sep 28, 1:51 PM ET This was a last-minute addition to the Talk to Power schedule, so the time for questions and comments is shorter than usual. Sen. Kennedy will be fielding your comments over the next 24 hours and responding, via an interview with host Judy Woodruff, on Friday morning. Thanks in advance to Yahoo! users for your thoughts, and to Sen. Kennedy for agreeing to participate. The question of immigration and immigration reform is likely to loom large in this forum, as it has with previous Talk to Power guests. Sen. Kennedy,...
  • Sen. Edward M. Kennedy: Katrina One Year Later.. (BUSH pulled a Chappaquiddick.. MEGA MOONBAT BARF)

    08/30/2006 5:28:11 AM PDT · by IrishMike · 47 replies · 1,459+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | Mon Aug 28, 2006 | Sen. Edward M. Kennedy
    Americans still remember vividly the scenes from a year ago when Hurricane Katrina swept away entire communities, sent thousands of families for shelter in the Super Dome, and left hundreds of thousands more homeless and jobless. Americans throughout the land were moved to help in any way they could - sending donations and aid and volunteering to meet the needs of our fellow citizens. We responded because that's what Americans do. We care for our country, help our neighbors, and lend a hand to those in need. However, as we all painfully know, the Administration did not live up to...
  • Matts gone but legacy lives on

    08/23/2006 6:06:13 AM PDT · by Panerai · 11 replies · 680+ views
    The Boston Herald ^ | 08/23/2006 | Howie Carr
    As far as the Mass. Turnpike goes, its Fat Matt Who? When it comes to turning someone into a non-person, the old Soviet Union had nothing on the modern Pike. All up and down the hack highway, Fat Matts name (and it was everywhere) has been either painted over or covered up with a piece of adhesive plastic. Youll find more Pilgrim hats with Indian arrows through them on the Pike than signs with Fat Matts name. When youre out, youre out. Unfortunately, its going to be a lot more difficult to pry Fat Matts hacks out of the public...
  • Democrats say plot shows Iraq war a diversion ( Cut & Run)

    08/10/2006 3:20:17 PM PDT · by BlueJ7 · 32 replies · 854+ views
    "Five years after 9-11, it is clear that our misguided policies are making America more hated in the world and making the war on terrorism harder to win," Sen. Edward Kennedy of Massachusetts said.
  • Roberts and Alito Misled Us

    07/29/2006 8:21:02 AM PDT · by BRUMama · 98 replies · 3,677+ views
    The Washington Post ^ | Edward M. Kennedy
    I have had the honor of serving on the Senate Judiciary Committee for 43 years, during which I've participated in confirmation hearings for every one of the justices who now sit on the Supreme Court. Over that time, my colleagues and I have asked probing questions and listened attentively to substantive responses. Because we were able to learn a great deal about the nominees from those hearings, the Senate has rarely voted along party lines. I voted, for example, for three of President Ronald Reagan's five Supreme Court nominees... But the careful, bipartisan process of years past -- like so...
  • Pentagon Joins Kennedy's Wind Farm Fight

    06/12/2006 9:44:14 AM PDT · by ncountylee · 32 replies · 954+ views
    NewsMax ^ | June 12, 2006 | Carl Limbacher
    Sen. Ted Kennedy, D-Mass., has a new ally in his effort to torpedo an environmentally friendly "wind farm off the coast from the Kennedy compound in Hyannis the Pentagon. The Defense Department has begun a study to find out if wind turbine projects designed to produce energy could interfere with military radar even though wind farms are already operating in military radar areas. The study is threatening not only the Cape Wind project off the coast of Massachusetts, but other wind farm projects around the country as well. The study was inserted in the 2006 Defense Authorization Act...
  • (Vanity)Challenge Your Senators and Representatives (see what WE see!)

    06/04/2006 12:01:34 PM PDT · by bitt · 25 replies · 583+ views
    Here is how we could convince our various Senators and Reps that they they are absolutely isolated from the majority of American peoples' experiences and opinions, especially regarding illegal aliens... Remember that old movie, "The Super", with Joe Pesci,... "The judge sentenced slumlord Louie Kritski to six months in his own building. He would have been better off in jail"..."Louie is a New York slum landlord who is given 120 days to repair one of his apartment blocks. The problem for Louie is that he must live in the rundown block until the repairs are complete." We could challenge our...
  • (Weird) Al Gore plays leading man - MEGA PROJECTILE BARF ALERT !!!!

    05/28/2006 12:48:22 PM PDT · by Chi-townChief · 53 replies · 2,202+ views
    Chicago Sun-Times ^ | May 28, 2006 | ROGER EBERT
    When there is a new outrage, I have to download some of my existing outrages, to make room. -- Al Gore CANNES, France -- What he wants you to know is that he has not made a political film. Al Gore's "An Inconvenient Truth" tries to move outside politics and focus on the facts of global warming. Gore says those facts are established, the returns are in, there is almost unanimous scientific agreement about them, and we may have about 10 years before the earth reaches a tipping point from which it cannot recover. He has been traveling the world...
  • Patrick & Ted Kennedy aka: Patched & Fatboy Free Magnet

    05/09/2006 7:04:18 PM PDT · by Optic Nerve · 13 replies · 1,787+ views
    Howie Carr's Website ^ | May 9 2006 | Howie Carr
    Howie Carr has done it again! I'd like to think it's a rare photo...Patches & Fatboy loaded down with coolers, but I'd guess there are more of these than of the Statue of Liberty. Capn' Carr is giving away these magnets in a shameless self promotion of his radio show. Howie, c'mon! The poor guy's got a disease! It's not his fault, and it was a prescription, not like David, or Skakel, or Michael, or the old Patches, or I guess any of them. Cut the victim some slack. As to a free magnet of these models of integrity and...
  • Teddys kids well-represented in police log (Ted K, that is)

    04/09/2006 7:05:23 AM PDT · by GOPsterinMA · 9 replies · 2,250+ views
    The Boston Herald ^ | 04/09/2006 | Howie Carr
    Teddys kids well-represented in police log By Howie Carr Boston Herald Columnist Sunday, April 9, 2006 Who are these illegal aliens who play by the rules that Ted Kennedy keeps talking about? These were his talking points again this week - that illegals work hard and pay taxes and, despite all evidence to the contrary, play by the rules. Does Ted Kennedy deign to dip into the police logs and blotters of his home states newspapers? This is not to say that some Americans dont break every law in the book with impunity - just ask the Hero of Chappaquiddick....
  • Italian firm goes nuclear with atomic toys

    02/24/2006 12:21:07 PM PST · by butternut_squash_bisque · 61 replies · 1,179+ views
    MSNBC ^ | Updated: 9:02 a.m. ET Feb. 24, 2006 | By Roland Jones
    Those of us who enjoy military history usually just switch on the History Channel for our daily fix of guts, gore and armed conflict. But if youre a serious war buff, and you want to relive one of the most horrifying moments in the deadliest war in human history, an Italian toy maker has just the thing. Brumm recently unveiled miniature models of Little Boy and Fat Man. Those names may conjure up images of cuddly cartoon characters, but theyre actually the codenames for two atomic bombs that the U.S. military dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in the final days...
  • Democrats May Delay Alito Nomination Vote

    01/13/2006 5:35:09 PM PST · by Clintonfatigued · 50 replies · 1,474+ views
    Associated Press ^ | January 13, 2006 | Laurie Kellerman
    Democrats confirmed Friday that they will make a last-ditch attempt to slow Supreme Court nominee Samuel Alito's momentum by delaying the first vote on his candidacy. Sen. Patrick Leahy (news, bio, voting record), D-Vt., said in the waning minutes of Alito's confirmation hearing that unnamed Democrats will "exercise their rights" to put off next week's scheduled Alito vote in the Senate Judiciary Committee.
  • Two Republicans Set Sights On Ted Kennedy In 2006

    12/19/2005 10:25:05 AM PST · by ncountylee · 51 replies · 1,290+ views
    AP ^ | December 19, 2005
    U.S. Sen. Edward Kennedy, D-Mass., will not go unchallenged in his bid for re-election. At least two Republicans intend to seek the GOP nomination to run against the state's senior senator next year. Neither Ken Chase nor Kevin Scott are known statewide, and neither will have the money Kennedy can bring to the race. Chase is from Belmont and ran unsuccessfully against U.S. Rep. Ed Markey last year. Scott is a former Wakefield selectmen. Chase told the Cape Cod Times that despite 44 years in the Senate, Kennedy has failed to solve many of the nation's biggest problems, including its...
  • Woman, 8 Children Inside As Gunmen Burst into Home. (Stupid Criminal And Fat Perp Alert!)

    10/05/2005 3:30:33 PM PDT · by buccaneer81 · 34 replies · 4,572+ views
    NBC4.i (WCMH-TV4) ^ | 5 October 2005 | NBC4 Staff
    Woman, 8 Children Inside As Gunmen Burst Into Home UPDATED: 5:58 pm EDT October 5, 2005 ASHVILLE, Ohio -- Three men were taken into custody early Wednesday after they allegedly broke into a home and held a woman at gunpoint. A woman and eight children were inside the Ashville Pike home when the heavily armed men barged in, NBC 4's Mike Bowersock reported. A 17-year-old girl walked downstairs and discovered a man she didn't know talking to her sister-in-law. She thought something was wrong and called the sheriff's department, Bowersock reported. "One of the children in the house called us...
  • Pro-choice (Tubby) Kennedy was pro-life in 1971

    08/03/2005 6:29:58 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 49 replies · 1,797+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | 8/3/05 | WorldNetDaily
    The issue of abortion is expected to take center stage during the upcoming confirmation hearings for John Roberts, President Bush's nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court. And one of the key questioners of Roberts will be Sen. Edward Kennedy, D-Mass., who sits on the Senate Judiciary Committee. While many today regard the Democrat as a champion for abortion rights, the senator, who is Catholic, apparently held a staunch pro-life view before the Roe v. Wade decision in 1972. In 1971, Tom Dennelly of Great Neck, N.Y., wrote to Kennedy expressing his personal views on abortion. Kennedy responded to Dennelly, writing:...