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  • George Olsen & His Music "Savage Serenade" on Columbia 2810-D (1933)

    07/18/2016 12:00:32 AM PDT · by Arthur McGowan · 4 replies
    YouTube ^ | 1933 | George Olsen and his Music
    George Olsen & His Music "Savage Serenade" on Columbia 2810-D, recorded on Sept. 7, 1933
  • George W. Bush turns heads at Dallas funeral with dance moves

    07/13/2016 9:06:18 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 82 replies
    President Obama and former President George W. Bush spoke Tuesday at a funeral service for the five slain Dallas police officers. There were many powerful moments throughout the service, but there is one moment that has been turning heads -- President Bush's dance moves during "Battle Hymn of the Republic." The former president swayed and marched in place. Michelle Obama, who was standing to Bush's left and holding hands with him, appeared surprised at first and then smiled.
  • Curious George Celebrates Ramadan

    07/07/2016 6:34:39 PM PDT · by Nachum · 35 replies
    Truth Revolt ^ | 7/7/16 | Trey Sanchez
    The iconic American children's book character Curious George is celebrating Ramadan in one of the latest books from the 75-year-old series.It's Ramadan, Curious George was written by Pakistani-American Muslim author Hena Khan who stated she was glad the book was released during this contentious election season, particularly with Donald Trump's call for a ban on Muslim immigration. "There's a very dangerous narrative being spread about Muslims and inaccurate things being said," Khan said. "[The book] comes at the right time in terms of trying to promote understanding and tolerance." Khan has already written two children's books about Islam, according to...
  • Chilcot inquiry: What Tony Blair and George W. Bush left behind in Iraq

    07/06/2016 11:55:45 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 4 replies
    Baghdad, Iraq (CNN)"Our armies do not come into your cities and lands as conquerors or enemies, but as liberators," read the proclamation to the people of Iraq. These could have been the words of British Prime Minister Tony Blair or President George W. Bush at the time of the invasion of Iraq in 2003. But it dates back to 1917, penned by Lieutenant General Sir Stanley Maude, the commander of British forces in Iraq. The British occupation that followed was messy, though not as messy as its modern U.S.-led version. Then, the people of Iraq waged a bloody insurrection against...
  • Leaving the Federal Contracting world

    06/12/2016 8:16:54 PM PDT · by Lazamataz · 92 replies
    6/12/2016 | By Laz A. Mataz
    I've had a pretty good relationship with the CDC here in Atlanta. With one group, I stayed for six years, did very well by them, and supported two major web applications. Things change, though, and when my division decided on a technology that I had no interest in -- Dynamics -- I moved on to another promising group. That group was.... um... well, how can I say it. It was underwhelming in terms of procedure and culture. Developers are treated as commodities, and our knowledge and opinions are not barely noticed, much less respected. Further, the technology I was hired...
  • New Photos Show President Bush's Initial Response to 9/11 Attacks

    05/09/2016 1:17:33 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 100 replies
    The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum on Friday released new photos of the president responding to the 9/11 attacks.
  • Billionaire Robert Soros 'siphoned $21 million of joint tax refunds into his own bank account'

    01/17/2016 11:39:29 AM PST · by Libloather · 15 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 1/17/16 | Chris Pleasance
    Billionaire investor Robert Soros 'siphoned $21million of joint tax refunds into his own bank account while his wife recovered from breast cancer' Billionaire financier Robert Soros funneled millions of dollars of join tax refunds into his personal accounts while his wife Melissa Schiff Soros recovered from cancer, it has been claimed. Soros, the son of billionaire investor George, is accused of debiting four checks worth a total of $21million into his private accounts despite the money being owed to both him and his wife. Schiff made the accusations in Manhattan Superior Court on Friday as she took to the witness...
  • George Olsen and His Music "The Best Things In Life Are Free" vocal Bob Borger Victor 20872 George

    12/28/2015 12:27:23 AM PST · by Arthur McGowan
    https://youtu.be/WFnXG8xXn88 ^ | Published on December 27, 2015 | Tim Gracyk Private You Tube Account Victor Talking Machine Company DeSylva-Brown-Henderson
    George Olsen and His Music play "The Best Things In Life Are Free" on Victor 20872, recorded on August 18, 1927.
  • Robert George Home From Hospital, Thankful for 'Fervent Prayers

    12/15/2015 3:53:31 PM PST · by iowamark · 6 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 12/15/2015 | Samuel Smith
    After being released from the hospital following a life-threatening heart complication, Princeton professor and religious freedom advocate Robert P. George took to Facebook Sunday night thank all those who prayed for him throughout his ordeal, as he now expects to have a swift recovery. George, who is the chair of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom and also a conservative author, was hospitalized in New Jersey last Sunday after feeling pain in his abdomen. He was later diagnosed with a rare life-threatening tear on the inner layer of his aorta and was transferred to Weill Cornell Medical Center in...
  • Robert George 'Out of Danger' After Being Hospitalized With Life-Threatening Heart Complication

    12/11/2015 4:07:18 PM PST · by iowamark · 3 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 12/11/2015 | Samuel Smith
    Princeton professor and prominent religious freedom and traditional marriage advocate Robert George has been hospitalized with a serious heart ccomplication that now appears as though it is no longer life threatening.George, who is the chair of the State Department's United States Commission on International Religious Freedoms and the McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence at Princeton, began feeling abdominal pain on Sunday and checked himself into the University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro in New Jersey, where he was diagnosed with a life-threatening tear on the inner layer of his aorta. After he disclosed his condition, a number of George's friends,...
  • "Until You Get Somebody Else" George Olsen & His Music vocal Fran Frey (1928)

    11/20/2015 3:48:21 AM PST · by Arthur McGowan · 2 replies
    Victor Talking Machine Co. ^ | 1928 | George Olsen and his Music
    "Until You Get Somebody Else" is played by George Olsen & His Music. Vocal is by Fran Frey. Issued in 1928.
  • O'Reilly goes off on George Will! Calls him a liar and a hack! VANITY!

    11/06/2015 5:43:17 PM PST · by Jim from C-Town · 162 replies
    Fox News JUST NOW | 11/6/2015 | jimfromctown
    Fox News host and top ratings man Bill O'Reilly took after George Will over his criticism in a column that Will wrote about the O'Reilly latest book 'Killing Reagan'
  • “I JUST DON’T LIKE THIS GUY” – GEORGE W. BUSH TRASHES TED CRUZ AT JEB BUSH FUNDRAISER

    10/19/2015 8:44:37 PM PDT · by gwgn02 · 107 replies
    TheRightScoop ^ | 10/19/2015 | TheRightScoop
    nside a sleek Denver condominium, George W. Bush let a hundred donors to his brother’s campaign in on a secret. Of all the rival Republican candidates, there is one who gets under the former president’s skin, who he views as perhaps Jeb Bush’s most serious rival for the party’s nomination. It isn’t Donald Trump, whose withering insults have sought to make Jeb pay a political price for his brother’s presidency. It also isn’t Marco Rubio, Jeb’s former understudy who now poses a serious threat to his establishment support. “I just don’t like the guy,” Bush said Sunday night, according to...
  • George Olsen & His Music "Roll Out Of Bed With A Smile" on Columbia 2848-D (1933)

    07/09/2015 6:42:45 PM PDT · by Arthur McGowan · 6 replies
    Columbia Phonograph Company ^ | 1933 | George Olsen
    VIDEO
  • Tim Cook on meeting George Wallace as teen: 'It felt wrong, like I was selling a piece of my soul'

    05/17/2015 9:36:42 PM PDT · by boycott · 60 replies
    AL.com ^ | May 17, 2015 | Crystal Bonvillian
    Apple CEO and Alabama native Tim Cook had some choice words on Sunday about meeting former Alabama Gov. George Wallace when he was a teenager. Cook, the first openly gay CEO of a Fortune 500 company, spoke of Wallace during a commencement address he gave at George Washington University. According to Business Insider, the Robertsdale native told the graduating class an anecdote about visiting Washington, D.C., as a 16-year-old who had won an essay contest at school. Before leaving for D.C., Cook had the chance to go to Montgomery and meet Wallace, who was notorious for his opposition to racial...
  • No charges filed against George Zimmerman

    01/30/2015 6:26:36 AM PST · by sheikdetailfeather · 46 replies
    My Fox Orlando ^ | 1/30/15 | My Fox Orlando
    LAKE MARY, Fla. (WOFL FOX 35 ORLANDO) - State Attorney Phil Archer announced Friday that his office will not file formal charges against George Zimmerman in connection with his arrest Jan. 9th for suspicion of aggravated assault in Lake Mary. The office says it completed a review of the initial Lake Mary Police Department arrest report as well as additional written and oral statements submitted by the alleged victim after the arrest as part of the ongoing investigation. "While it is clear that the officers had probable cause to arrest Mr. Zimmerman which was affirmed by the circuit court judge...
  • George Soros funds Ferguson protests, hopes to spur civil action

    01/15/2015 6:09:59 AM PST · by upbeat5 · 18 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | January 14, 2015 | Kelly Riddell
    There’s a solitary man at the financial center of the Ferguson protest movement. No, it’s not victim Michael Brown or Officer Darren Wilson. It’s not even the Rev. Al Sharpton, despite his ubiquitous campaign on TV and the streets. Rather, it’s liberal billionaire George Soros, who has built a business empire that dominates across the ocean in Europe while forging a political machine powered by nonprofit foundations that impacts American politics and policy, not unlike what he did with MoveOn.org.
  • Immigration After Executive Action: A Symposium on Reform (Video)

    12/12/2014 7:25:13 PM PST · by ObamahatesPACoal · 1 replies
    As President Obama pursues executive action to reshape America’s immigration system, Hudson Institute will host a symposium of competing views on immigration reform and its compatibility with America’s founding principles, a free market economy, and the evolving needs of modern America.
  • Same-Self Marriage

    11/28/2014 7:00:20 AM PST · by ReformationFan · 23 replies
    The Aquila Report ^ | 11-28-14 | Timothy George
    It’s only a trickle, not yet a trend, but it is out there, and it has a name: sologamy. Sologamy is the marriage of someone to one’s own self—the his- or herness of it is not relevant, although it seems to be mostly women who are doing it. Apparently Linda Baker was the first person to marry herself back in December 1993. Others have followed suit, including Sara Sharpe, who wrote about her self-marriage in A Dress, A Ring, Promises to Self. And there’s Nadine Schweigert, a thirty-six-year-old-woman from Fargo, North Dakota, who was interviewed by Anderson Cooper after marrying...
  • Like father, like son—Soros’ funds all progressives

    10/16/2014 9:46:48 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 11 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 10/16/14 | A. Dru Kristenev
    Soros' son, Jonathon, has taken on the mantle of sponsoring democrat and independent candidates who expect to further the restriction of wealth accumulation in America To this day, most people are still unacquainted with George Soros and his agenda to foil every citizen’s access to the American dream. As a man who has exploited the worst aspects of capitalism to acquire billions of dollars, it seems inexplicable that he campaigns against the very free enterprise system that made him a money mogul, and recruits other millionaires to his cause. Soros, an international felon, has abused the currency market to create...
  • George Soros Warns "This Is The Worst Possible Time" For Scottish Independence

    09/11/2014 10:54:58 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 50 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 09/11/14 | Tyler Durden
    This is the worst possible time for Britain to consider leaving the EU – or for Scotland to break with Britain.
  • Vile boast of Jihadi John...

    08/23/2014 9:45:03 PM PDT · by Rabin · 6 replies
    The Mail On Sunday ^ | 23 August 2014 | James Harkin, Ian Birrell And Sharon Churcher
    British jihadis involved in the brutal beheading of American reporter James Foley callously boasted of making personal fortunes from ransoms paid for other released hostages, openly talked of making so much money they could retire to Kuwait or Qatar, The four Islamic State jihadis – nicknamed The Beatles by their Western captives – were reported to be ‘interested in money’ from the start. American hostages – especially Foley, whose brother was discovered to be serving in the US Air Force – were picked out for the most brutal beatings.
  • A guest list fit for a prince! The Queen joins Harry, Zara and Kate at Kensington Palace

    07/22/2014 5:44:25 PM PDT · by abb · 11 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | July 23, 2014 | Rebecca English
    The Queen was among the guests at Kensington Palace for Prince George's first birthday party She was joined by Prince Harry, Zara and Mike Tindall, the Middleton clan and Kate's childhood friend Emilia d'Erlanger The latter joined the Duchess of Cambridge and Prince George on a trip to Buckingham Palace this morning George's first birthday party has been organised by Carole Middleton and has a Peter Rabbit theme During the party, guests will tuck into a special cake made by George's Spanish nanny, Maria Teresa Turrion Borrallo Grandparents Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall were notable absentees but did...
  • “Days of Comfortable Catholicism Are Over,” Says Princeton Professor

    05/14/2014 10:19:56 AM PDT · by marshmallow · 8 replies
    Juicy Ecumenism ^ | 5/13/14 | Chelsen Vicari
    A call for Catholics’ bolder, more outspoken stance for the Gospel rang clear this morning at the 10th annual National Catholic Prayer Breakfast, an event drawing together Catholic clergy, lay leaders, non-profit organizations, and individuals to pray for the nation. Delivering an invigorating clarion call for unashamed and unwavering public witness for the religious liberty, marriage, and the sanctity of life was special guest, Robert P. George, McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence and Director of the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Intuitions at Princeton University. “The question each of us must face is this: Am I ashamed of the...
  • Oldest fortified settlement ever found in North America? Location of Fort Caroline may be in Georgia

    02/22/2014 3:38:46 AM PST · by Makana · 71 replies
    Science Daily ^ | February 22, 2014 | Florida State University
    In an announcement likely to rewrite the book on early colonization of the New World, two researchers have proposed a location for the oldest fortified settlement ever found in North America. They believe that the legendary Fort Caroline, a long-sought fort built by the French in 1564, is located near the mouth of the Altamaha River in southeast Georgia.
  • Border Patrol Busts More Than a Dozen Previously Deported Violent Felons

    02/11/2014 8:12:37 PM PST · by montag813 · 21 replies
    Top Right News ^ | 02-12-2014 | John Urban
    by John Urban | Top Right NewsIt was a remarkable -- and disturbing -- catch. Not fruit-pickers. Not landscapers. Not roofers or housekeepers. Not "hard-working immigrants" performing "an entrepreneurial act" by crossing the border, as elitist tool George Will described illegal aliens to Laura Ingraham this past Sunday. Not quite. In just three days last month, Border Patrol agents in the Tucson sector recently re-arrested more than a dozen convicted felons, including two MS-13 gang members, most of whom were not supposed to be in the United States, officials said. A majority of the felons were sex offenders convicted of...
  • Authorities called to disturbance involving George Zimmerman in Seminole County

    11/18/2013 10:14:36 AM PST · by sheikdetailfeather · 104 replies
    WFTV ^ | 11-18-2013 | WFTV
    SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. — Channel 9 has confirmed the Seminole County Sheriff's Office has been called to a disturbance involving George Zimmerman on Monday. The disturbance is at a residence in unincorporated Apopka, although authorities haven't said what that disturbance involves.
  • Latino leaders urged to put the Gospel in action at their workplace

    09/05/2013 8:44:25 AM PDT · by haffast · 9 replies
    Catholic News Service ^ | Aug. 28, 2013 | Doris Benavides and Maria Luisa Torres
    Los Angeles - Peter J. Coulchinsky arrived in the United States from Argentina in 1986 as a young man seeking a law degree. As his time in the U.S. lengthened, the more he decided he wanted to stay. There was just one problem: He had only a student visa. snip Chicago Cardinal Francis George told attendees the need for constant dialogue to accomplish its goals in life was imperative. He noted the need to counter the current "endemic anti-Catholicism" in the country. "We cannot be passive," the archbishop said. "The church calls us to be in the forefront of the...
  • Freepers help me out here..what am I looking at?

    08/10/2013 10:37:32 PM PDT · by OL Hickory · 71 replies
    Seminole County Clerk of Courts ^ | 08/08/2013 | maryanne morse
    08/08/2013-MOTION REINSTATE AND CONTINUANCE AGAINST ABOVE NAME DEFENDANT GEORGE ZIMMERMAN
  • ZIMMERMAN REPORTEDLY SURFACES AGAIN, THIS TIME IN TEXAS AND THIS TIME WITH A GUN

    07/31/2013 12:12:18 PM PDT · by ConservativeMan55 · 123 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 7/31/13 | Madeleine Morgenstern
    George Zimmerman was reportedly pulled over by police in Texas for speeding and informed them he had a gun in his glove compartment.
  • George Alexander Louis

    07/24/2013 10:43:34 AM PDT · by SMARTY · 113 replies
    7-24-13 | Me
    He is going to be 'George Alexander Louis'
  • Kensington Palace statement (The royal Baby has been named)

    07/24/2013 12:23:57 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 74 replies
    Kensington Palace statement Posted on 07-24 at 17:07:33 CST The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are delighted to announce that they have named their son George Alexander Louis. The baby will be known as His Royal Highness Prince George of Cambridge.
  • GEORGE ZIMMERMAN COMES OUT OF HIDING…TO RESCUE SOMEONE IN A CAR ACCIDENT!

    07/22/2013 10:50:15 AM PDT · by ConservativeMan55 · 80 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 7/22/13 | Liz Klimas
    George Zimmerman has not been publicly seen since being acquitted of murder charges in the death of Travyon Martin. But local police in Sanford, Florida, say Zimmerman emerged last week when he actually rescued a person from an overturned truck.
  • Facebook Reports More Unfriending And Blocking Sunday Than Any Day In Its History (Zimmerman)

    07/17/2013 2:34:12 AM PDT · by Morgana · 31 replies
    MENLO PARK, CALIFORNIA – Passions ran high Sunday night as CNN and other news outlets reported the not guilty Zimmerman verdict. Tweets and Facebook status updates were filled with posts ranging from cries of vengeance to jubilant shouts of joy. Strong opinions were prevalent and as a result more people hit the unfriend and block buttons in any day in Facebook’s history. Said Zuckerberg, “Everybody had something to say about Sunday’s verdict. Charges of racism were thrown around at everyone.
  • Familiarize Yourself With The Marissa Alexander Case Before The Media Misinforms You

    07/16/2013 12:58:32 PM PDT · by servo1969 · 9 replies
    Ace of Spades HQ ^ | 7-16-2013 | DrewM.
    In the wake of the Zimmerman verdict, many media outlets have erroneously focused on Florida's Stand Your Ground law, which was never invoked by the defense. In fact, Zimmerman declined the opportunity to seek a Stand Your Ground hearing earlier this year. Reason explains: The initial decision not to arrest Zimmerman, former Sanford, Florida, Police Chief Bill Lee said last week (as paraphrased by CNN), "had nothing to do with Florida's controversial 'Stand Your Ground' law" because "from an investigative standpoint, it was purely a matter of self-defense." And as The New York Times explained last month, "Florida's Stand Your...
  • Desperate Zimmerman prosecutors try to get 3rd degree murder added for child abuse

    07/11/2013 1:32:46 PM PDT · by IbJensen · 69 replies
    GOP USA ^ | 7/11/2013 | AP Staff
    SANFORD, Fla. - A judge said Thursday that jurors in the George Zimmerman case can consider the lesser charge of manslaughter, but she denied a request for the jury also to consider third-degree murder after a defense attorney called the proposal "outrageous." Prosecutor Richard Mantei argued that instructions for third-degree murder should be included on the premise that Zimmerman committed child abuse when he fatally shot 17-year-old Trayvon Martin because Martin was underage. But defense attorney Don West called the proposed instruction "a trick," and he accused the prosecutor of springing it on the defense at the last minute. "Just...
  • George Zimmerman's Prosecutors Want To Charge Him With Child Abuse, And His Lawyer Is Freaking Out

    07/11/2013 9:21:37 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 147 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 07/11/2013 | CHRISTINA STERBENZ
    George Zimmerman's prosecutors want to add lesser charges for the death of Florida teen Trayvon Martin, including manslaughter and third-degree murder, possibly because they're worried he'll be acquitted. Originally, Zimmerman just faced second-degree murder charges for shooting and killing 17-year-old Martin. He claims self-defense, saying that Martin punched him in the face and smashed his head into the sidewalk. In the state of Florida, third-degree murder doesn't require proving that Zimmerman acted with some sort of "ill will" or hatred. The new charge, however, does need a felony-basis. In a surprising move, the prosecution argued Zimmerman committed child abuse as...
  • Day 22 (Week #5) Zimmerman Trial – Witness Discussion Thread

    07/10/2013 5:15:07 AM PDT · by Uncle Chip · 2,381 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | July 10, 2013 | Sundance
    Today, July 10th, is DAY #22 (of 5th week) State of Florida V. George Zimmerman case. Yesterday began with a boom as defense expert witness, world renowned Dr Vincent Di Maio took to the stand to validate the forensic evidence supporting George Zimmerman’s version of the encounter with Trayvon Martin. However, the day ended with an even bigger THUNDERCLAP in an epic 10pm showdown as Don West took on both the State prosecutors and trial Judge Nelson after the jury was released. Ending with Judge Nelson, turning her back and walking out of court. Unreal. A great analysis of the...
  • Day 21 (Week #5) Zimmerman Trial – Witness Discussion Thread

    07/09/2013 4:51:37 AM PDT · by Uncle Chip · 2,663 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | July 9, 2013 | Sundance
    Today, July 9th, is DAY #21 (of 5th week) State of Florida V. George Zimmerman case. Yesterday was the first full day of defense witnesses. Perhaps the most significant of the first set were the two police officers who stated Tracy Martin, Trayvon’s father, said on 2/28/12 the cries for help on the 911 calls were NOT Trayvon. Later in the day Tracy Martin took the stand and essentially said the two detectives were lying. A great analysis of the events from yesterday is available HERE. What additionally strikes as important to us is the first signs of desperation from...
  • Zimmerman Prosecution Imploding, Analysts Say

    07/06/2013 4:21:34 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 86 replies
    The New American ^ | 7/5/2013 | Alex Newman
    The prosecution of George Zimmerman for second-degree murder in the killing of Trayvon Martin last year appears to be collapsing, thanks in large part to testimony offered by witnesses called by prosecutors, according to legal experts and analysts. Even though the judge refused to allow Martin’s history of drug use, fighting, and school suspensions into evidence, explosive witness testimony provided during the trial may still prove devastating to authorities and their bid to convict Zimmerman. More than a few commentators have suggested that the murder charges were concocted to satisfy race profiteers, the out-of-control U.S. Justice Department, and the establishment...
  • They miss Bush in Africa

    07/03/2013 9:01:48 PM PDT · by chessplayer · 43 replies
    George W. Bush isn’t a man to gloat. If we were, his message to Africans, as he visits the continent at the same time as President Obama, would be: “Miss me yet?” The answer, according to the Washington Post, is a resounding “yes.” Consider this passage from the Post’s story “Bush AIDS policies shadow Obama in Africa”: [A]cross this continent, many Africans wish Obama was more like Bush in his social and health policies, particularly in the fight against HIV/AIDS — one of the former president’s signature foreign policy aid programs. Bush poured billions of dollars into the effort to...
  • Piers Morgan Laments King George III Couldn't Prevail in Revolutionary War

    07/04/2013 3:55:31 PM PDT · by servo1969 · 44 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | 7-4-2013 | Breitbart News
    CNN talker Piers Morgan is already suffering from consistently weak ratings. So it's hard to imagine U.S.-based viewers will flock to his show after reading his Fourth of July tweet. Morgan could be playing the cheeky outsider here, looking to stir up comments on his Twitter account on a beloved American holiday. The Twitter brigade will have the last say on this front.
  • Zimmerman Jury Selection — Day Eight Wrap-Up

    06/20/2013 5:05:13 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 15 replies
    legalinsurrection.com ^ | 6-19-2013 | Andrew Branca
    Today was the first day of general voir dire of the prospective jurors, now numbering 40. (Click here for a compilation of our notes on all 40 prospective jurors.) The prospective jurors were to be questioned en masse, which required some reorganization of the courtroom. Interestingly, this re-arrangement had George Zimmerman sitting only a few feet away fro Trayvon Martin’s parents.Formal Reading of the Criminal Charge At the start Judge Nelson read the jury the criminal charge, which is murder in the second degree, with an add-on firearm charge. Then things were turned over to de la Rionda, who would...
  • Zimmerman Jury Selection — Day Three Wrap-Up

    06/13/2013 5:42:15 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 15 replies
    legalinsurrection.com ^ | 6-12-2013 | Andrew Branca
    Today the Court continued its preliminary questioning of prospective jurors, moving through 10 candidates by the end of the day. As was the case yesterday, questions were limited to how much exposure the prospective juror had to the case through the media and other channels, as well as how that may have impacted their opinion of the case. Interestingly, Judge Nelson spoke directly to George Zimmerman this morning before the jurors began to be brought in, asking him if he was satisfied with how his counsel were managing the voir dire. Mr. Zimmerman responded, “Yes, your Honor.” There was also...
  • Zimmerman Prosp. Juror E7: “no conclusions,” but posted on pro-Trayvon, anti-Zimmerman site

    06/13/2013 5:25:59 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 81 replies
    legalinsurrection.com ^ | 6-12-2013 | Andrew Branca
    There were some interesting, and sometimes shocking, revelations about a couple of today’s prospective jurors. One was prospective juror E73, who stated that she doesn’t “own a gun, I can’t conceive of being armed, I can’t conceive of shooting someone.” This might make here an awkward juror on a case that is likely to center on an act of armed self-defense by a lawfully armed civilian. Then there was R39, who simply disbelieved in the legal possibility of killing in lawful self defense, saying that “murder’s murder, no matter what. Even if it’s self-defense. Self-defense doesn’t make it right to...
  • Central Florida Spotlight - The George Zimmerman Trial

    06/09/2013 11:34:45 AM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 31 replies
    WFTV ^ | 6/9/2013 | WFTV
    Central Florida Spotlight - The George Zimmerman Trial
  • The Daily Caller presents: The first annual College Stupidity Awards

    06/05/2013 4:34:46 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 5 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | 6-5-2013 | Robby Soave
    ItÂ’s commencement season. College seniors across the country are donning mortarboards, getting misty-eyed and preparing to face the realities of President Barack ObamaÂ’s sparkling economic recovery. The Daily Caller is a little misty-eyed, too, because college students will soon disperse from campuses for a long summer, which likely means far fewer stories about stupid and otherwise outrageous occurrences on campus. The time is right, then, to celebrate the academic year that was. Here are the 20 stupidest, most outrageous and most cringe-worthy campus moments of 2012-13. Florida Atlantic University: Worst university in AmericaWhat an embarrassing year for Florida Atlantic. The...
  • Trayvon Martin's Final Hour (Long, in-depth analysis of his actions.)

    05/22/2013 6:06:42 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 18 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 5-22-2013 | Jack Cashill
    On the rainy night of February 26, 2012, neighborhood watch captain George Zimmerman shot and killed an unarmed seventeen-year-old named Trayvon Martin. Three months later, a regular at the Conservative Treehouse blog known as Diwataman discovered the raw video of Martin's visit to the 7-11 that fateful night and initiated arguably the best bit of blogging detective work since the busting of Dan Rather's Air National Guard scam eight years earlier. "I think Trayvon may know these three guys," Diwataman commented in reference to a trio of hooded young men who entered the store almost immediately after Martin left. For...
  • House panel launches inquiries into IRS targeting of conservative groups

    05/18/2013 12:43:52 AM PDT · by JohnHuang2 · 20 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 5-18-2013 | Ed O’Keefe
    The firestorm buffeting the Internal Revenue Service intensified Friday as lawmakers began what they promised would be an extensive effort to learn whether there was any political motivation or White House involvement in the agency’s recently acknowledged misdeeds. Fueling those concerns, J. Russell George, the Treasury Department’s top tax watchdog, said Friday he had informed top Treasury officials starting last spring about problems related to the special attention the agency was paying some conservative organizations seeking tax-exempt status. Full article here ====================================================================== I would have posted this thread earlier but I was too busy doing a book report, listing all...
  • George W. Bush Tells Jeb to ‘Run,’ Says Jeb vs. Hillary Would Make ‘Fantastic Photo’ [VIDEO]

    04/24/2013 4:03:05 PM PDT · by bimboeruption · 150 replies
    ABC News ^ | 4-24-2012 | Rick Klein
    Former President George W. Bush says he isn’t interested in playing on the national political stage any longer. But for family, he’s making an exception. Asked in an interview with ABC News’ Diane Sawyer whether he thinks his brother former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush should run for president in 2016, the ex-president was unequivocal. “He’d be a marvelous candidate if he chooses to do so. He doesn’t need my counsel ’cause he knows what it is, which is ‘run,’ ” the elder Bush brother said about Jeb’s possible candidacy, in an interview that first aired Wednesday on “World News with...