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  • John Kasich's name floated by rogue electors in unlikely plan

    12/06/2016 9:59:42 AM PST · by hankbrown · 86 replies
    Columbus Dispatch ^ | December 6, 2016
    Kasich is increasingly seen as the most acceptable Republican alternative to electors on both sides of the aisle, according to multiple electors familiar with the conversations. They note that Kasich defeated Trump in Ohio's primary, that the governor boasts a high approval rating in his state and that Kasich was reportedly under consideration to be Trump's vice president before he selected Indiana Gov. Mike Pence.
  • Reality Check: Can GOP Actually Ban Donald Trump From Future Debates?

    08/14/2015 1:24:54 PM PDT · by ballearthout · 94 replies
    youtube ^ | ballearthout
    Republican party floating the idea of banning Trump from future debates. I can think of something else that floats.
  • Desperation: Trump opponents float a 25 year old rape allegation by his ex

    07/28/2015 6:43:37 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 25 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 07/28/2015 | Rick Moran
    The Trump Circus has just become "R" rated as the Daily Beast has published a 25 year old allegation of rape by Trump's ex wife Ivana. The article quotes a graphic description of the "rape" from the 1993 book  Lost Tycoon: The Many Lives of Donald J. Trump. American Thinker being a family website, we will not reproduce any of the account here. Besides, we're not in the business of spreading falsehoods, except to violently criticize them. That said, Michael Cohen, Trump's Special Counsel at The Trump Organization, had some interesting comments for the Daily Beast reporters who wrote the hit...
  • Nebraska democrats outraged over holiday float (outhouse labeled "OBAMA PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY")

    07/06/2014 5:25:24 AM PDT · by Libloather · 65 replies
    KLKN ^ | 7/05/14
    A float in the city of Norfolk's Fourth of July parade has sparked a lot of controversy. The float showed an outhouse with a dark figure using a walker on the outside. The outhouse was labeled "OBAMA PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY."
  • Firefighter's 9-11 float transcends partisanship in Racine

    07/04/2011 11:11:53 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 19 replies
    JSOnline ^ | 7-4-11
    Racine - A float commemorating firefighters' sacrifices in the terrorist attacks of 9-11 that had been embroiled in political controversy over the last week drew an enthusiastic welcome Monday morning at the Racine Fourth of July parade. Parade-goers grew silent then stood and applauded as Oak Creek firefighter Matt Gorniak drove the float down Main St. featuring a firefighter erecting an American flag on the smoking remains of the twin towers. Shouts of "there it is" and "is this the one?" could be heard from the crowd as the float approached to the sound of bagpipes. "I was in tears,"...
  • "Firefighters union reverses decision on members marching with 9/11 float"

    07/03/2011 11:05:40 PM PDT · by OldCountryBoy · 10 replies
    Fox6 Milwaukee, WI ^ | 9:35 p.m. CDT, July 3, 2011 | Ben Handelman, FOX6 Reporter, Milwaukee
    A float set to role down the streets in Oak Creek and Racine was supposed to honor those who died on 9/11. The good intentions of one firefighter sparked a controversy. Members of the youth group at Parkway Apostolic Church in Oak Creek have completed cleaning up and rehabbing the 9/11 float, but that float almost didn't have anyone to March with it. The 9/11 remembrance was originally built in 2002 by Lt. Mark Gorniak of the Oak Creek Fire Department and appeared in the parade back then. he thought it was time to bring it back, but he quickly...
  • Rose Parade float honors Ronald Reagan

    12/27/2010 1:01:54 PM PST · by La Enchiladita · 78 replies · 39+ views
    Whittier Daily News ^ | Dec. 22, 2010 | Frank C. Girardot
    PASADENA - The centennial celebration of Ronald Reagan's birthday begins New Year's Day, when a float dedicated to the 40th president will make its way down Colorado Boulevard. The 55-foot-long float is designed by Fiesta of Irwindale. It features a 26-foot-high bald eagle and 11 black-and-white photographs of Reagan, which will be decorated with onion seeds, poppy seeds and crushed sweet rice. "President Reagan always believed America's best days were ahead. At a time when many Americans look forward to a New Year with a similar optimism and pride, we at the Reagan Foundation are honored to be invited to...
  • International Space Station sex ban

    06/28/2010 8:09:19 AM PDT · by Candor7 · 59 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 9:52AM BST 28 Jun 2010 | Staff
    Commanders do not allow sexual intercourse on the International Space Station, it has been disclosed. We are a group of professionals," said Alan Poindexter, a NASA commander, during a visit to Tokyo, when asked about the consequences if astronauts boldly went where no others have been.

    03/05/2010 8:46:19 AM PST · by SWAMPSNIPER · 17 replies · 1,129+ views
    net | MARCH 05,2010 | swampsniper
    Is that supposed to be Hilary? It sure isn't Michelle!
  • Caption this Obama float in Germany ("Erloser")

    02/15/2010 10:19:31 AM PST · by max americana · 46 replies · 2,124+ views
    MSM-REUTERS ^ | Feb 15, 2010 | Max
  • Caption Carnival Floats in Germany

    02/09/2010 9:47:29 AM PST · by Lucky9teen · 31 replies · 1,490+ views
    A papier-mache figure representing the statue of liberty and U.S. President Barack Obama on a carnival procession float is seen during a preview in Cologne February 9, 2010. The carnival procession will take place on Rose Monday, February 15, when hundreds of thousands of people all over Germany will celebrate. A papier-mache figure representing U.S. President Barack Obama giving money to China's President Hu Jintao (R) on a carnival procession float, is seen during a preview in Cologne February 9, 2010 A papier-mache figure representing U.S. President Barack Obama and Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad (R), who pulls a Trojan horse...
  • Caption Obama carnival float (from a parade in Dusseldorf)

    02/26/2009 8:53:01 PM PST · by LibWhacker · 51 replies · 2,088+ views
  • Device helped ensure US Airways plane would float

    01/17/2009 12:22:13 PM PST · by LibWhacker · 24 replies · 2,111+ views
    Newsday ^ | 1/15/09 | James Bernstein
    Planes can float, but the US Airways Airbus A-320 that crashed into the Hudson River Thursday had a better chance than most. That's because it was equipped with a special device unique to Airbus planes that increased the likelihood it would stay on top of the water. The device, called a "ditching switch," effectively seals the plane by closing valves and ventilation ports, a spokesman for the airline said.

    02/05/2008 2:40:31 PM PST · by 11th_VA · 23 replies · 2,598+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | 4 Feb 2008 | Reuters
  • Northern Colorado Support our troops float

    06/30/2007 9:20:29 PM PDT · by weldgophardline · 63 replies · 2,046+ views
    6-30-07 | weldgophardline
    The Northern Colorado support our troops group is getting ready for the 4th of July event in Greeley, Colorado again.
  • Ft. Collins,Colorado St. Paddy Parade with Support our troops float.

    03/17/2007 4:22:21 PM PDT · by weldgophardline · 29 replies · 1,637+ views
    03-17-07 | welgophardline
    We took our Support The Troops Float to Ft. Collins for the St. Paddys parade to counter the leftists hate march in the parade. Here is what our float looked like.
  • China's trade surplus jumps ahead (The Yuan should be revalued).

    03/12/2007 11:02:23 AM PDT · by Jedi Master Pikachu · 4 replies · 350+ views
    BBC ^ | Monday, March 12, 2007
    Strong demand for cheap exports is driving economic growth in China China's trade surplus neared record levels in February - fuelling criticism that its currency is undervalued.The surplus hit $23.8bn (12bn) for the month, more than nine times higher than a year earlier and the second largest on record, official data shows. China has resisted calls from the US to remove currency controls that limit the amount the yuan can rise or fall. The US argues that China keeps the yuan artificially cheap in order to boost its exports. According to Goldman Sachs analysts "the significant increase in the...
  • Balloon Injures Two at Macy's Parade

    11/24/2005 11:24:47 AM PST · by NotchJohnson · 19 replies · 910+ views
    AP | 11/24/05 | DAVID B. CARUSO
    Balloon Injures Two at Macy's Parade Nov 24 1:17 PM US/Eastern By DAVID B. CARUSO Associated Press Writer NEW YORK A giant balloon at the Macy's Thanksgiving Parade snagged a street light near Times Square and caused part of it to fall into the crowd, injuring two people, according to police and eyewitness accounts. The accident happened near the end of the parade when the balloon's tethers became entangled on the head of the street lamp, about 2 1/2 feet in diameter, and knocked it off. The 26-year-old woman and 11-year-old girl were apparently hurt by the debris. They were...
  • Operation Freep Greeley Stampede Parade

    07/05/2005 9:21:07 PM PDT · by weldgophardline · 47 replies · 1,891+ views
    7-5-05 | Dale Parrish
    The Greeley group of Freepers had a Float in the Greeley Independence Parade and took home the Independence Award for outstanding Community Float.#16: #19: #23: #31: #34: #35: #43: #47: #48: #51:
  • Political bias in Chinese New Year's Parade

    02/19/2005 11:23:57 AM PST · by Kitten Festival · 3 replies · 321+ views
    The American Thinker ^ | Feb. 19, 2005 | Thomas Lifson
    The San Francisco Chinese New Year's Parade, happening today, is a big event, drawing a half million or more spectators, and serving as the largest public event for the Bay Area's large (and growing) Chinese population. Unfortunately, this year's event is marred by gross poltical bias. The Falun Gong movement, undergoing savage repression in China, but an active part of the overseas Chinese community, is being banned from sponsoring a float. Meanwhile, a float promoting same sex marriage, will be featured in the parade. It is a private event (using public streets - like the St. Paddy's Day parade in...