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  • Bring a Chicken! (Lowden Suggests Bartering with Doctors"

    04/21/2010 10:20:33 AM PDT · by Rural_Jew · 17 replies · 738+ views
    Politico ^ | 4/21/10 | Ben Smith
    Republican Reid challenger suggested twice recently that people should barter with their doctors for services. She mentioned--seriously--paying with chickens. See video.
  • YouTube: Man kisses chicken on NY subway, derided for fowl behaviour (video at source)

    01/29/2010 4:03:10 PM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 11 replies · 314+ views ^ | Jan. 29, 2010
    A hen-pecked man kissed and cuddled a chicken on the floor of a New York subway carriage, ruffling the feathers of his fellow passengers. Commuters on the uptown No.6 train scatter as the unnamed man rolls around on the floor of the carriage with the chicken. It’s not surprising that no one egged on the man’s antics, as only service animals and those in containers are allowed in the Big Apple’s subway system. Of course, the plucky character’s tomfoolery could all be a prank. After all, he was filmed doing it… We’ll keep you posted.
  • Why is Foghorn Leghorn racist?

    07/30/2009 10:33:03 AM PDT · by raccoonradio · 50 replies · 2,576+ views
    Cartoon brew ^ | 07/28/09 | Amid Amidi
    AMID: How did we ever manage to answer these burning animation history questions before the existence of Yahoo! Answers? >>(picture) Resolved Question Why is Foghorn Leghorn Racist? I no theres no racist undertones (sic) but what are they? how is it rascit? (sic) 4 months ago Best Answer--chosen by voters Foghorn Leghorn was created during a time filled with tension so perhaps that's why 3 months ago
  • El Rushbo's Gut Starts To Speak! (Things Are Heading In The Right Direction Alert)

    10/31/2008 3:38:41 PM PDT · by goldstategop · 48 replies · 2,348+ views
    Rush ^ | 10/31/2008 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: My gut is starting to talk to me, ladies and gentlemen. As you know and as I discussed over the course of the previous week, my gut was not giving me any indication whatsoever, and my gut started talking to me last night. Barack is headed back to Iowa. That should be a lock. It's a dead heat. Sarah Palin headed there on Monday, to Dubuque. Pennsylvania, Florida, Ohio, Nevada -- well throw Pennsylvania out of there -- Florida, Ohio, Nevada, look like pretty good McCain certainties here, pretty good, depending on who you listen to. It's Friday, and...
  • Study: FR Poll Skewed Against Thumbsuckers, Navel-Gazers

    10/03/2006 9:30:53 PM PDT · by dighton · 48 replies · 1,264+ views
    The Omphaloskepsis Group ^ | 10/3/2006 | Dr. Linus Squalling
    I mean to say, just look at it.
  • They came for Jerry first

    03/01/2006 12:23:44 PM PST · by Anne_Conn · 15 replies · 427+ views
    Canada Free Press | March 1, 2006 | John Burtis
    I guess I’m sort of glad that the mullahs from Iran have finally outed Tom and Jerry and the real meaning behind their intrepid hijinx, dialogue and Jerry’s episodic escapes from Tom’s sadistic clutches.
  • STOP! The Trivial News Is Sucking Our Freedoms Dry

    06/30/2005 12:34:53 AM PDT · by PittsburghAfterDark · 10 replies · 649+ views
    Original Contribution to | June 30, 2005 | Kenneth F. Brahm
    I know we like to post news stories on this board and go OMG OMG OMG teh udder side teh suXorZ!!11! It's rare that anyone really writes anything somewhat original so, here, I'll do something like that. I'm amazed at some of the twists that are going on in political and legal life right now. So much so that I really think it's worth commenting on. In some ways, we're going in the absolute wrong direction. Now before you get a knee jerk reaction and say i'm a "traitor" or some DUmmie here to quiety say "It's because of Bu$hco...
  • At 87, Byrd facing re-election battle of his career if he runs

    05/22/2005 6:15:10 PM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 108 replies · 2,370+ views
    WFRV.COM ^ | 05/22/2005 | LAWRENCE MESSINA
    Sunday May 22, 2005 By LAWRENCE MESSINA Associated Press Writer SOPHIA, W.Va. (AP) Nationally, Robert C. Byrd may wear a Republican bulls-eye the senator atop the GOP's electoral hit list for 2006. But in Sophia, the town of 1,301 he left for Congress some 52 years ago, he is still very much the favorite son. ``He's always trying to help us out,'' said Shawn Stines, a 26-year-old mechanic, as he stuffed a dryer at the Sophia Laundromat. ``I like him. He's a good guy.'' Outside Priddy's Hardware Store, 64-year-old Frances Meredith is even more emphatic. ``I love him,'' Meredith said....
  • Sen. Byrd ‘inclined to run’ for re-election

    03/19/2005 10:40:32 AM PST · by Crackingham · 30 replies · 888+ views
    The Herald-Dispatch ^ | March 17, 2005 | Raju Chebium
    Sen. Robert Byrd said Wednesday he’s "inclined to run" next year for the Senate seat he’s held since 1959. "I’m inclined to run, but I’m not making any announcement today," said Byrd, who has spent 52 years in Congress, longer than anyone currently serving. "I’m studying about it, thinking about it, talking about it with my friends and people in West Virginia." Byrd, 87, long has been considered virtually unbeatable in West Virginia, a state to which he has directed billions of dollars in federal money. The eight-term senator has been Senate majority leader and the chairman of the check-writing...
  • Toll to drive downtown? (San Francisco)

    02/15/2005 2:06:00 PM PST · by Alissa · 78 replies · 1,959+ views
    San Francisco Examiner ^ | 2/15/05 | Justin Nyberg
    San Francisco would become the first city in the nation to charge drivers just for driving in its chronically congested downtown under a sure-to-be controversial proposal being aired today. Supervisor Jake McGoldrick, chair of the San Francisco Transportation Authority, will ask the agency to study a downtown toll zone -- whereby drivers would need to purchase a daily pass to drive in The City's most congested streets -- as a potential solution to the Municipal Transportation Agency's woeful budget problems. "The key issue here is if we can kill three birds with one stone -- relieve congestion, clean up the...
  • Upcoming Events: Peter Jennings UFO Special on TV: February 24, 2005

    02/06/2005 8:16:28 PM PST · by Momaw Nadon · 162 replies · 8,652+ views
    ABC via UFO Evidence ^ | Wednesday, February 2, 2005 | Peter Jennings
    PETER JENNINGS REPORTING: UFO's: LIFE IN THE UNIVERSE - THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 24 (8:00-10:00 p.m., ET) -- Each year there are thousands of reports of unidentified flying objects, but the U.S. government doesn't investgate any of them. This special program will seriously examine the unexplained phenomena around the world that so many people believe is proof of the existence of UFOs.
  • Robert "Sheets" Byrd Will Seek Reelection In 2006 (Excedrin Alert)

    02/05/2005 8:27:08 PM PST · by Clintonfatigued · 134 replies · 2,405+ views
    The Hill ^ | February 3, 2005 | Geoff Earle
    Some Senate observers said Byrd, elected to the Senate in 1958, intends to remain in office for the remainder of his life.
  • 60 Min - Sen. Hollings on Dr. Rice - "She ought to go back to teaching Russian or whatever it was"

    12/12/2004 4:16:31 PM PST · by Libloather · 99 replies · 4,961+ views
    CBS ^ | 12/12/104
    Sen. Hollings: A Feisty Farewell Dec. 10, 2004 Sen. Ernest "Fritz" Hollings tells Mike Wallace that America’s lawmaking system is addicted to money. "[Special interests] get their piece of the pie. That's our problem. Today, you can't find the real interests of the country." Sen. Fritz Hollings (CBS) South Carolina Sen. Fritz Hollings has long been known as the tartest tongue in the Senate. But now, this feisty senator is giving up his seat. He didn't lose it, and a younger Republican didn't defeat him. But after 38 years, he just decided enough's enough. He says the Senate has changed...
  • After 38 Years, Fritz Hollings Is Leaving Congress. As Usual, He's Not Going Quietly

    10/18/2004 2:19:39 PM PDT · by Babsig · 37 replies · 1,477+ views
    Washington Post ^ | Thursday, October 14, 2004 | Peter Carlson
    Excerpts: Sen. Fritz Hollings, the 82-year-old South Carolina Democrat, is sitting on his office sofa, telling stories in his inimitable style, which is funny and caustic. Suddenly, his eyes close and his chin drops to his chest. He looks like a man who's about to drool on his impeccable blue-and-white pinstripe shirt....So, after 38 years in the Senate, Ernest F. "Fritz" Hollings is heading home to Charleston with his wife, Peatsy.... Reporters: "They just look for a smart-ass remark. They already got their stories written, and they're just looking for filler to show they did a little bit of work."...

    08/28/2004 7:05:02 AM PDT · by Rebelbase · 67 replies · 1,609+ views
    KIAN | 8/28/04 | Staff
    AUSTIN, Texas - (KIAN) Retired Pediatrician Dr. Hugh Jorgen has publicly apologized for participating in the Birth of George W. Bush. It had been a dark and stormy night in New Haven Conneticut and as dawn broke on July 6th, 1946 A young Senator's daughter-in-law became more agitated, seemingly wanting to rid herself of the burden she carried in the delivery room. "I could sense an uneasiness in the delivery room as George Walker Bush entered the world at the New Haven Hospital", Dr. Jorgen said. "I am responsible for Terror that has befallen our world, It was the worst...
  • TRANSCRIPT: Hollings Not to Seek Re-Election in 2004 (Hollings calls Bush a "boy")

    08/04/2003 4:48:29 PM PDT · by Alissa · 40 replies · 246+ views
    HOLLINGS: "With all of this attention, radio, tv and press, I'm constrained from changing my mind. I want to confirm what you have all suspected, that I will not be opting for re-election this next year. I say what you all suspected in that I indicated that last year, and we haven't had any fundraisers in this state for four years. It's not that we are quitting; we have a good year and a half worth of work. "I'm truly worried about the country's direction. And a friend just mentioned you never hold back, but 'now you're leaving and not...

    05/23/2003 8:51:24 PM PDT · by 11th_VA · 75 replies · 171+ views
    GANNETT News via ^ | May 23, 2003 - 7:47 pm | RAJU CHEBIUM
    <p>WASHINGTON — Sen. Ernest "Fritz" Hollings said Friday he plans to seek a seventh term in November 2004 but acknowledged that his wife isn't too keen on the idea.</p> <p>"I'd like to beat the hell out of the Republicans," the South Carolina Democrat said in an interview with Gannett News Service. "Right now, I'm scheduled to (run). But my wife — I've got some personal considerations.</p>
  • Condon plans to run for U.S. Senate seat [SC - Harrell won't]

    04/04/2003 1:23:45 PM PST · by JohnnyZ · 9 replies · 769+ views
    The Sun News ^ | 4/4/2003 | from wire reports
    Condon plans to run for U.S. Senate seatThe chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee says he won't challenge Democratic U.S. Sen. Ernest F. "Fritz" Hollings in 2004, but a fellow Lowcountry Republican says he will. Rep. Bobby Harrell, R-Charleston, said Wednesday that family concerns and his senior position on the powerful budget-writing committee led him to decide against a run for the U.S. Senate. Harrell, who has served in the General Assembly since 1992, did not rule out seeking high office sometime later. Former S.C. Attorney General Charlie Condon, however, said he expects to declare his candidacy officially...