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  • Oregon teens buy fake gold bars, sell as real thing to duped customers

    05/08/2017 7:10:10 PM PDT · by Rebelbase · 55 replies ^ | 3/17/17 | Allan Brettman
    Bend police have arrested a pair of 17-year-old boys and accused them of selling artificial gold bars as the real thing to unsuspecting customers. The suspects received over $50,000 in cash and other goods for the artificial gold, according to a Bend Police Department news release. Bend police recovered some of the money used to purchase the artificial gold bars. The suspects were arrested Tuesday at their homes in Bend and jailed in the Deschutes County Juvenile Department.
  • 5 decades later, some JFK probe files still sealed

    08/17/2013 5:40:03 PM PDT · by don-o · 62 replies
    AP via Fox ^ | August 17, 2013
    Five decades after President John F. Kennedy was fatally shot and long after official inquiries ended, thousands of pages of investigative documents remain withheld from public view. The contents of these files are partially known -- and intriguing -- and conspiracy buffs are not the only ones seeking to open them for a closer look.
  • A Skeptic Looks at Alternative Energy

    06/29/2012 12:19:01 AM PDT · by neverdem · 4 replies
    IEEE Spectrum ^ | July 2012 | Vaclav Smil
    It takes several lifetimes to put a new energy system into place, and wishful thinking can’t speed things along In June 2004 the editor of an energy journal called to ask me to comment on a just-announced plan to build the world’s largest photovoltaic electric generating plant. Where would it be, I asked—Arizona? Spain? North Africa? No, it was to be spread among three locations in rural Bavaria, southeast of Nuremberg. I said there must be some mistake. I grew up not far from that place, just across the border with the Czech Republic, and I will never forget those...
  • 2010: Wisconsin Senate (Ras): Johnson (R) 51%, Feingold (D) 44% (Surging Johnson)

    09/17/2010 6:26:21 AM PDT · by Ravi · 177 replies
    ras ^ | 9/17/10 | rasmussen
    After a decisive win in Tuesday’s Republican Primary, businessman Ron Johnson now holds a seven-point lead over incumbent Democrat Russ Feingold in Wisconsin’s U.S. Senate race. The latest Rasmussen Reports statewide telephone survey of Likely Voters shows Johnson picking up 51% support, while Feingold earns the vote from 44%. One percent (1%) of voters prefer some other candidate, and four percent (4%) remain undecided.
  • Dollar loses reserve status to yen & euro

    10/13/2009 2:56:00 PM PDT · by mikelike · 28 replies · 2,012+ views
    NY Post ^ | 10/13/2009 | PAUL THARP
    {snip} Currently, dollars account for about 62 percent of the currency reserve at central banks -- the lowest on record, said the International Monetary Fund. Bernanke could go down in economic history as the man who killed the greenback on the operating table. After printing up trillions of new dollars and new bonds to stimulate the US economy, the Federal Reserve chief is now boxed into a corner battling two separate monsters that could devour the economy -- ravenous inflation on one hand, and a perilous recession on the other. "He's in a crisis worse than the meltdown ever was,"...
  • Folks irked by Obama coins that are simply stickers placed on 50-cent pieces

    02/14/2009 8:12:57 AM PST · by DogBarkTree · 176 replies · 6,658+ views ^ | 2/13/09
    They thought they were buying a piece of history but many customers now say they were ripped off.
  • ISRAEL'S FOLLY -- Land For Peace? Who Were The Elites Kidding?

    08/16/2006 7:05:51 AM PDT · by Apolitical · 16 replies · 597+ views
    We must ask already now: What happened to us? What the hell happened to us? A simple thing happened: We were drugged by political correctness. The political correctness that has come to dominate Israeli discourse and Israeli awareness in the past generation was totally divorced from the Israeli situation. It did not have the tools to deal with the reality of an existential conflict. It did not have the tools to deal with a reality of an inter-religious and inter-cultural conflict. That is why it focused entirely on the Palestinian issue. It made the baseless assumption that the occupation is...
  • The Tony Snow Show Live Thread

    03/15/2006 5:01:55 AM PST · by HonestConservative · 569 replies · 6,277+ views
    Fox News Radio | Wednesday, March 15, 2006 | Tony Snow
    Tony Snow is back and better than ever! You can find out more information about the line-up, stream Tony's show, find local radio stations as well as other fun stuff off his website ( On today’s show: Democrats In Hiding A grand total of zero Democrats have signed on as co-sponsors of Russell Feingold's censure resolution. Not only that, but they're scared to have a floor vote on the resolution. Tony thinks the Democratic backfire has been priceless. Back From Dubai Georgia Senator Saxby Chambliss has just returned from Dubai. He'll give Tony the straight dope on Dubai Ports World,...
  • AMERICA & THE UNITED NATIONS -- Pragmatic Idealism vs. Utopianist Corruption!

    03/01/2006 12:18:44 PM PST · by Apolitical · 6 replies · 512+ views
    Iconoclast ^ | by MARK STEYN
    Nearly three years ago, the space shuttle Columbia crashed, and Katie Couric on NBC’s Today show saluted the fallen heroes as follows: “They were an airborne United Nations—men, women, an African-American, an Indian woman, an Israeli....” By contrast, there’s a famous terror-supporting Islamist imam in Britain, Abu Hamza, who, when the shuttle crashed, claimed it was God’s punishment “because it carried Americans, an Israeli and a Hindu, a trinity of evil against Islam.” Say what you like about the old Islamofascist nutcake, but he was at least paying attention to the particulars of the situation, not just peddling, as Katie...