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  • AP only counts Half of Obama's Nominees with Tax Problems!

    11/20/2009 4:48:56 AM PST · by Peter Andrew Conservative · 3 replies · 390+ views
    ConservativeAmerican.org ^ | 11/20/9 | Peter Andrew
    "Associated Press writer Stephen Ohlemacher had a news story yesterday about President Barack H. Obama’s latest nominee with tax problems, Lael Brainard. We think he left out two pretty important details. First, Ohlemacher’s report says Brainard “is the fifth presidential nominee to reveal tax issues during the congressional vetting process.” The key to the partial truth in that sentence is “during the congressional” vetting process. While Ohlemacher likely is factually correct, the sentence certainly is misleading. One reads it and thinks, “Oh, that’s the 5th appointment he made with tax issues.” That is not true. In fact, it doesn’t count...
  • Reading the Signs of a Thousand Years Old Bias: "Pravoslavophobia"

    01/19/2007 3:08:45 PM PST · by Bokababe · 26 replies · 760+ views
    Byzantine Sacred Art ^ | January 19, 2007 | Svetlana Novko
    Few years before 9/11— a brutal attack on American civilians that some analysts believe was a direct consequence of deeply flawed U.S. foreign policies — the writing on the wall was both read and correctly interpreted by those who have the eyes to see and the ears to hear. James George Jatras, a former policy analyst at the United States Senate and a Director of American Council for Kosovo belongs to those few and far-between capable of properly interpreting the ominous signs. In February 1999, before the U.S.-led NATO bombarded Serbia for three months, demanding that Serbian troops relinquish control...
  • Two Arrested, Pepper Sprayed Over Phone Call In Movie Theater

    07/27/2004 5:19:31 AM PDT · by Doctor Wu · 264 replies · 4,234+ views
    WFTV ^ | 7/27/04
    Two Arrested, Pepper Sprayed Over Phone Call In Movie Theater POSTED: 6:16 am EDT July 27, 2004 ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- A college student who took a cell phone call from her mother in a movie theater was pepper sprayed by an officer and charged with disorderly conduct, along with her boyfriend. Warronnica Harris, 23, was at the Muvico theater at BayWalk Saturday night, watching the opening credits to Catwoman when her cell phone rang. "It was my mom calling me," Harris said. "It was a family emergency." Harris said she spoke so quietly that her mother couldn't hear her....