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  • Darrell Issa cancels John Kerry hearing

    05/30/2014 1:49:20 PM PDT · by Nachum · 33 replies
    Washington Examinter ^ | 5/30/14 | Susan Ferrechio
    A House panel has canceled a June hearing with Secretary of State John Kerry and will no longer call him to testify. House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa, R-Calif., had planned to grill Kerry about the Sept. 12, 2012 terrorist attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya. But Issa, who had subpoenaed Kerry to appear, said he is "releasing him from the upcoming hearing commitment." Issa said Kerry was using the Oversight hearing "as a shield" against cooperating with a newly created House select committee that has been empaneled to examine the Benghazi attack and the...
  • Hope Comes to RHOB 2123--Fred Upton Leads a Cure Strategy for the 21st Century

    05/11/2014 11:22:34 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 3 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | May 9, 2014 | James A. Pinkerton
    The white-marble Rayburn House Office Building, in Washington DC, looks like a giant courts building or a central bank, fully intimidating and imposing in its hulking stony blockiness. And the US Congress, of course, is an institution best known for its tedium, albeit a tedium that is regularly punctuated by fiery partisan combat. On a typical day, the Rayburn building--acronymed as RHOB--is a place where politicos and bureaucrats struggle for and against some special interest, yea or nay, on regulation or appropriation. And the biggest single activity in RHOB, or in any of the other five office edifices on Capitol...
  • Kerry Spokesperson: Boss in Mexico on Day of Issa Hearing

    05/05/2014 3:23:51 PM PDT · by Nachum · 24 replies
    Roll Call ^ | 5/5/14 | David Eldridge
    Secretary of State John Kerry will be on a previously scheduled trip to Mexico on May 21, the day he’s been subpoenaed to appear before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee to testify on Benghazi, a State Department spokeswoman said Monday. Deputy spokesperson Marie Harf said Kerry, who has been overseas, is aware of the subpoena, announced Friday by Oversight Chairman Darrell Issa, R-Calif. “As we’ve said repeatedly, we were all surprised, quite frankly, that instead of working with us and reaching out to us and offering first an invitation to testify, that Chairman Issa jumped immediately to subpoenaing...
  • Live Thread: Benghazi, [Hearing] Successes and Failures of U.S. Intervention in Libya

    05/01/2014 7:19:13 AM PDT · by Whenifhow · 160 replies
    http://oversight.house.gov/ ^ | May 1, 2014 | House.gov
    Witnesses testified about the 2012 attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, and the Obama administration’s response. Brigadier General Robert Lovell, U.S. Air Force (Retired) Former Deputy Director for Intelligence and Knowledge Development Directorate (J-2), U.S. Africa Command Former Deputy Commanding General of Joint Task Force Odyssey Guard Daveed Gartenstein-Ross, Ph.D Senior Fellow Foundation for Defense of Democracies Dr. Kori Schake, Ph.D Research Fellow Hoover Institution Dr. Frederic Wehrey, Ph.D. Senior Associate, Middle East Program Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
  • Hearing quality restored with bionic ear technology used for gene therapy

    04/23/2014 1:36:03 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 14 replies
    medicalxpress.com ^ | 04-24-2014 | Provided by University of New South Wales
    Researchers at UNSW Australia have for the first time used electrical pulses delivered from a cochlear implant to deliver gene therapy, thereby successfully regrowing auditory nerves. The research also heralds a possible new way of treating a range of neurological disorders, including Parkinson's disease, and psychiatric conditions such as depression through this novel way of delivering gene therapy. The research is published today (Thursday 24 April) in the journal Science Translational Medicine. "People with cochlear implants do well with understanding speech, but their perception of pitch can be poor, so they often miss out on the joy of music," says...
  • Lois Lerner Again Takes the Fifth at Congressional Hearing

    03/05/2014 6:50:00 AM PST · by Nachum · 42 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 3/5/14 | Jim Hoft
    But There’s Not a Smidgen of Corruption. Today Former IRS official took the Fifth Amendment again during a House hearing on the IRS targeting scandal.
  • Ben Shapiro Crashes UCLA Divestment from Israel Hearing, Resolution Defeated 7-5

    02/27/2014 7:02:45 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 33 replies
    FrontPage Mag ^ | 02/27/2014 | Paul Bois
    [Visit TruthRevolt.org.]On Tuesday night, the UCLA undergraduate student government heard public testimonies for nearly 9 hours — from 7 p.m. until 4 a.m. — on whether or not the university should go forward with a resolution to boycott and divest from businesses that allegedly “profit from the Israeli occupation of Gaza and the West Bank.”The meeting, attended by over 500 people, began at 7 p.m. Tuesday night and ended 6:30 a.m. Wednesday morning. Ben Shapiro, TruthRevolt.org Editor-in-Chief and UCLA alum, crashed the divestment hearing to blast both the student sponsors and those considering the anti-Semitic measure. Here’s the transcript: My...
  • Live Thread: Enforcing the President’s Constitutional Duty to Faithfully Execute the Laws

    02/26/2014 7:02:13 AM PST · by Whenifhow · 26 replies
    http://judiciary.house.gov ^ | February 26, 2014 | Chairman
    Witness Panel 1 The Honorable Jim Gerlach United States House of Representatives Gerlach Testimony.pdf (146.3 KBs) The Honorable Diane Black United States House of Representatives Black Testimony.pdf (305.2 KBs) The Honorable Tom Rice United States House of Representatives Rice Testimony.pdf (271.7 KBs) The Honorable Ron DeSantis United States House of Representatives DeSantis Testimony.pdf (315.3 KBs) Witness Panel 2 Mr. Jonathan Turley George Washington University Law School Turley Testimony.pdf (338.6 KBs) Ms. Elizabeth Price Foley Florida International University College of Law Foley testimony.pdf (682.6 KBs) Mr. Christopher Schroeder Duke University Law School Schroeder Testimony.pdf (221.0 KBs) Permalink: http://judiciary.house.gov/index.cfm/2014/2/enforcing-the-president-s-constitutional-duty-to-faithfully-execute-the-laws
  • Judge orders no jail for teen in fatal car wreck

    02/06/2014 8:49:43 AM PST · by CorporateStepsister · 35 replies
    MSN News ^ | February 6, 2014 | By Nomaan Merchant of AP
    "Judge Jean Boyd again decided to give no jail time for Ethan Couch, defense attorney Reagan Wynn and prosecutors told reporters after the hearing, which was closed to the public. Prosecutors had asked Boyd to sentence him to 20 years in state custody on charges related to two people who were severely injured."
  • Live Thread: House Ways and Means-Subcommittee on Oversight: IRS Oversight

    02/05/2014 6:49:35 AM PST · by Whenifhow · 29 replies
    http://www.c-span.org ^ | February 5, 2014 | c-span.org
    The House Ways and Means Committee’s Oversight Subcommittee conducted a hearing on oversight at the Internal Revenue Service. Rep. Charles Boustany (R-LA) chairs the hearing. People in this video Boustany, Charles W. Jr. U.S. Representative [R] Louisiana Hosting Organization House Committee Ways and Means
  • Everything You Need to Know About Today’s New York Hearing on Bitcoin [Day 2]

    01/29/2014 7:36:19 AM PST · by Errant · 31 replies
    Coin Desk ^ | 29 January 2014 | Emily Spaven
    UPDATE (29th January, 13:14 GMT): Read CoinDesk’s report on yesterday’s hearing here. You can watch the full video here. Stay tuned to CoinDesk for more updates on today’s hearing, and be sure to follow us on Twitter for live tweets on the proceedings.
  • A question for you shooters re hearing protection. (Vanity)

    01/03/2014 9:33:37 AM PST · by LouAvul · 51 replies
    I often see experienced shooters wearing only ear plugs for hearing protection. I usually double up with plugs and muffs, but when I'm shooting in extreme cold, sometimes it's uncomfortable (not being able to wear the type of head covering I might normally wear). I'm headed to the range next week to break-in a couple of rifles, a CMP Garand w/CMP ammo and an unfired M1A w/factory ammo. The charts usually circulated say 140 dB at an unprotected ear causes instant damage. The M1A is a 308 at 156.2 dB and the Garand is 30-06 at 158.5 dB. My plugs...
  • Some D.C. Exchange Plans Cover Elective Abortion but Not Hearing Aids

    11/19/2013 5:08:32 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 7 replies
    The National Review ^ | November 19, 2013 | Betsy Woodruff
    Multiple individual plans available on the D.C. health insurance exchange specifically cover elective abortion but not hearing aids, routine foot-care, and routine eye-care. One such plan, Healthy Blue PPO $1500 (you can check it out on the DC Healthlink website here), has a summary on the D.C. exchange’s website titled “Excluded Services & Other Covered Services.” It says enrollees can receive coverage for abortions performed for a non-medical reasons, but not for a number of other services that could seem medically necessary. The plan also excludes coverage for some other procedures, including cosmetic surgery, bariatric surgery, and infertility treatment. Per...
  • Live Thread: HHS Secretary Testifies on HealthCare.gov Enrollment Issues

    10/30/2013 6:17:22 AM PDT · by Whenifhow · 474 replies
    http://www.c-span.org/ ^ | 10.30.13 | C-span
    Health & Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius testifies on the hill, Wednesday, concerning healthcare.gov’s problems since its October 1 rollout. She’ll answer questions before the House Energy & Commerce Committee. This is the committee’s second hearing related to the website problems. Last week, four government contractors hired to help build the site testified. Tuesday, Marilyn Tavener, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator, appeared before the Ways & Means Committee. CMS is responsible for setting up the federal marketplace for insurance exchanges and the Medicaid expansion. Rep. Fred Upton chairs the committee and Rep. Henry Waxman serves as Ranking...
  • Rangel falsely claims no Republicans voted for Social Security, sidetracks ObamaCare hearing

    10/29/2013 12:05:47 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 42 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | October 29, 2013
    Lawmakers had to pause for a fact check about a 78-year-old law during a hearing that was supposed to be about ObamaCare, after Rep. Charles Rangel made the -- inaccurate -- claim that no Republicans supported the Social Security Act. The New York Democrat made the assertion Tuesday while railing against Republicans for opposing the health care law. It was during a House hearing where Marilyn Tavenner, head of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, was testifying. "It should give you some small comfort to know that, historically, the Republican Party always fought vigorously against these types of programs,"...
  • Pallone: House health-care hearing a ‘monkey court’

    10/24/2013 3:25:32 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 28 replies
    Washington Post ^ | October 24, 2013
    Rep. Frank Pallone (D-N.J.) derided today's House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing as a “monkey court,” accusing Republicans of exhibiting false concern during testimony and chastising them for raising security concerns that he said were specious.
  • Sebelius will be a no-show at Obamacare hearing (is the end near?)

    10/19/2013 2:21:38 PM PDT · by Libloather · 41 replies
    NBC News ^ | 10/19/13 | Kristen Welker
    Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius will not testify at a congressional hearing Thursday into breakdowns in the rollout of the federal Affordable Care Act, drawing more heat from House Republicans. An HHS official confirmed Saturday that the secretary would not attend, citing a conflict in her schedule. "We are in close communication with the committee and have expressed our desire to be responsive to their request,” the official said.
  • Spitting on Their Graves: Democrats Leave Benghazi Hearing Before Testimony From Families of Victims

    09/19/2013 1:51:17 PM PDT · by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America · 150 replies
    Townhall ^ | September 19, 2013 | Katie Pavlich
    During the second portion of a House Oversight and Government Reform hearing about Benghazi Thursday on Capitol Hill, the majority of Democrats on the Committee left the room and refused to listen to the testimony of Patricia Smith and Charles Woods. Ms. Smith is the mother of Sean Smith, an information management officer killed in the 9/11 Benghazi attack. Charles Woods is the father of Navy SEAL Tyrone Woods, who was also killed.
  • Live thread: Hagel, Kerry, and Dempsey to testify in Senate Committee hearing on Syria (2:30pm ET)

    09/03/2013 6:52:06 AM PDT · by Dave346 · 273 replies
    Hearing will be live on CSPAN.
  • IRS Scandal Hearing. FULL EXPLOSIVE HEARING 7/18/2013

    07/18/2013 9:30:30 PM PDT · by Nachum · 16 replies
    YouTube ^ | 7/18/13 | C-SPAM
    Published on Jul 18, 2013 The House Oversight Cmte. hears from IRS officials about the targeting of tea party & other conservative organizations. Lawmakers take a closer look at IRS headquarters in Washington and the Cincinnati office that dealt with tax-exempt applications.
  • How high did it go? Republicans to step up pressure on IRS at scandal hearing {Live Thread}

    07/18/2013 6:40:25 AM PDT · by don-o · 744 replies
    Fox News ^ | July 18, 2013
    House Republicans plan to ratchet up scrutiny of the IRS during a hearing Thursday morning where agency workers are expected to discuss the involvement of high-level officials in slowing down applications from Tea Party groups. For the first time, the House oversight committee has invited two key agency officials to testify. Republican leaders of the committee claimed Wednesday that one of them recently revealed that the IRS chief counsel's office -- led by a political appointee -- played a role, along with embattled IRS official Lois Lerner, in scrutinizing conservative groups. Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., chairman of the committee, told...
  • Researchers Find Tinnitus Cause and Treatment

    06/14/2013 10:28:24 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 92 replies
    Yahoo ^ | Wed, May 29, 2013 | By Vonda J. Sines
    Pennsylvania scientists have discovered the cause of the chronic disorder known as tinnitus, and have also found a way to treat it. Their goal is a preventive strategy for individuals whose work situations could cause them to be exposed to very loud noise. University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine researchers found that an epilepsy drug known as retigabine prevents tinnitus in animal models, according to ScienceDaily. They published their findings in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Strictly speaking, tinnitus isn't a condition, but a symptom of some type of disorder, like hearing loss related to age, a...
  • Ugly Truth of Benghazi Testimony Tests Even Obammunists Considerable Lying/Traducement Capabilities

    05/09/2013 3:18:56 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 21 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 09 May 2013 | Reaganite Republican
    All hail the truth tellers... The US Consulate was attacked by 60+ armed men and hit by mortars aimed with military precision- everybody and his dog on the ground in Benghazi that night knew it was an organized terrorist attack. Former deputy chief of mission in Libya Greg Hicks said there was no protest whatsoever in Benghazi, and in his opinion absolutely no Libyan public awareness the YouTube clip existed- a 'non-event'. Hicks also testified that he briefed Hillary on Benghazi that night, yet she continued to blame the anti-Islam video, as did Susan Rice. He went on to say...
  • Patricia Heaton ‘speechless’ over Benghazi hearing; Retweets what happened ‘far worse than reported’

    05/08/2013 4:12:30 PM PDT · by Mozilla · 27 replies
    Twitchy ^ | 5/8/13 | by Twitchy Staff
    Patricia Heaton âś” @PatriciaHeaton #Benghazi hearings: speechless... http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=Ct_PHtLkgWw Â… Actress Patricia Heaton does not toe the Hollyweird leftist line. Yes. Ms. Heaton stands up for truth and fights like a girl. She took to Twitter today to weigh in on the Benghazi hearing. Her response? Speechless. She also retweeted this. The Shonyo Kid @carrie_trask @PatriciaHeaton The testimony of Mr Hicks, who was in Libya..was spellbinding. What happened that night was far worse than reported. Melodee Fosner @melodeefosner @PatriciaHeaton I'm honestly fighting tears over this whole mess!! The truth is coming to light and it is destroying the previous claims of...
  • LIVE BLOG – Benghazi Hearings: The Whistleblowers Speak

    05/08/2013 3:50:13 PM PDT · by Mozilla · 26 replies
    Tea Party News Network ^ | 5/8/13 | Jennifer Burke
    11:44 am Eastern Democrat Rep. Elijah Cummings – While reading a prepared document, he expresses strong support for whistleblowers and stresses that retaliation against whistleblowers does not happen. Tells Gregory Hicks, who was second in command for the State Dept. in Benghazi, that he supports him and his efforts. However, he has now shifted his speech to attack Rep. Darrell Issa as irresponsible and simply trying to score political points. His tone has changed from empathic to anger as he shifts his statement to an attack on Issa. Report: Hicks told the House Oversight Committee that he never reported a...
  • Join Special Operations Speaks At Wednesday’s Benghazi Hearing

    05/07/2013 9:54:12 AM PDT · by lward99 · 6 replies
    What: Join SOS at the Benghazi Oversight Committee hearing. Show up, speak out, and let your voice be heard at this public hearing. Where: Rayburn House Office Building Room 2154 Washington, DC When: Wednesday May 8, 2013, 11:30 a. m.
  • BREAKING: Rep. Trey Gowdy Says Eyewitnesses Will Testify Next Week at Benghazi Hearing (Video)

    04/30/2013 8:38:59 PM PDT · by servo1969 · 98 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 4-30-2013 | Jim Hoft
    Hear Come the Whistle-Blowers– Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC) spilled the beans tonight on the Benghazi hearings scheduled for May 8th. Gowdy said “first hand witnesses” will be testifying on the massacre and coverup. He told Greta – she won’t want to miss it. “Well I am not liberty to disclose the identity of the witnesses but I will just say what I have said previously which is it is going to be a very informational and instructive hearing. I would encourage you to follow it. Benghazi is warming up. It is not going away despite the efforts of this administration…...
  • Hey, NYC! The mayor has his fingers on your volume control

    03/07/2013 9:10:45 AM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 10 replies
    GOPUSA ^ | March 7, 2013 | The New York Post
    <p>Mayor Bloomberg - who has already cracked down on smoking, trans fats, salt and super-sized drinks - is embarking on a new crusade: preventing New Yorkers from going deaf.</p> <p>Hizzoner's health officials are planning a social-media campaign to warn young people about the risk of losing their hearing from listening to music at high volume on personal MP3 players, The Post has learned.</p>
  • GUN CONTROL: IGNORANCE IS A DISEASE (Video)

    03/06/2013 12:40:15 PM PST · by servo1969 · 3 replies
    YouTube.com ^ | 3-6-2013 | tnoutdoors9
    Published on Mar 6, 2013 - Comments on continuing efforts to restrict the 2nd Amendment, focusing on the Senate Judiciary Hearing, SH-216, February 27, 2013. During that hearing, chaired by anti-gun proponent Diane Feinstein, some of my ballistic test footage was shown by Dr. William Begg. I needed to post a response to his testimony, and highlight that the true roots of gun violence are being ignored. Dr. Begg called for "real gun research". My point is that the research is already there, just disregarded by those with the authority to develop a relevant plan that creates objective solutions to...
  • Maryland State Senator Plays Chess While Ignoring Pro-Gun Testimony

    02/07/2013 8:16:21 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 10 replies
    Freedom Outpost ^ | February 7, 2013 | Tim Brown
    Last night in Annapolis, Maryland a hearing was conducted on new sweeping gun control proposals for the state via SB 281, the Firearm Safety Act of 2013. State Senator Jamie Raskin (D), an anti-gun advocate, decided to ignore the pro-Second Amendment testimony that others were listening to and instead opted for a game of electronic chess. Just makes you proud doesn’t it citizens of Maryland? The photo seen here was provided courtesy of the Maryland Shooters Facebook page.Many commenters on the page were, shall we say, a bit upset at his lack of performance in the role as State Senator.The...
  • Howie Carr: Memo to D.C.: Take Kerry, he’s all yours

    01/25/2013 5:39:30 AM PST · by Zakeet · 16 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | January 25, 2013 | Howie Carr
    None of his fellow solons was impolite enough yesterday to ask U.S. Sen. John Forbes Kerry the only question anybody really wants him to answer. “Senator, are you really worth $193 million?” [Snip Nobody questioned Kerry about his famous initial 1971 appearance before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, recounting the stories of other Vietnam veterans (which he’d been told, he made sure to say) “of times that they personally raped, cut off ears, cut off heads, taped wires from portable radios to human genitals, cut off limbs, blew up bodies, randomly shot at civilians, razed villages in fashion reminiscent of...
  • Cats' ears (vanity)

    12/14/2012 7:47:50 PM PST · by NowApproachingMidnight · 16 replies
    Quirky ^ | 12/12/12 | self
    Greetings! I just published an invention on Quirky, and would like to get some up votes, and other positive thoughts from the FR community. Thanks in advance, FRiends.
  • Benghazi hearing turns ugly: Republicans accuse Obama of lying, Dems fire back

    11/16/2012 2:23:54 AM PST · by Libloather · 89 replies
    NBC News ^ | 11/15/12 | CarrollAnn Mears
    Benghazi hearing turns ugly: Republicans accuse Obama of lying, Dems fire backBy NBC's CarrollAnn Mears A House Foreign Affairs hearing on "Benghazi and Beyond" quickly turned into a shouting and accusations forum. **SNIP** Naturally, Democrats responded. It began rather timidly and escalated. "Barack Obama was no more responsible for what happened in Benghazi than George Bush was for Sept. 11th or Ronald Reagan was for the blowing up of U.S. Marines in Beirut," Rep. Eliot Engle (D-NY) said. Rep. Gary Ackerman (D-NY) unloaded, first sarcastically: "Let's just hang the guilty parties." "The stench of hypocrisy that hangs over this city...
  • House panel invites Clinton to testify at Libya hearing (she can't do it - traveling abroad)

    11/10/2012 2:22:26 AM PST · by Libloather · 25 replies
    Fox News ^ | 11/08/12
    House panel invites Clinton to testify at Libya hearingPublished November 08, 2012 FoxNews.com The House Foreign Affairs Committee has scheduled an open hearing for next Thursday on the Libya terror attack and has invited Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to testify, Fox News has learned. The committee joins two others planning to hold hearings, albeit closed ones, that day. **SNIP** Obama has vowed that his administration will do whatever it takes to bring the attackers to justice, and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has taken responsibility for any security failures, though she also has cautioned that a full investigation of...
  • BIRTHER Hearing Monday in Jackson, MS

    09/22/2012 10:07:54 PM PDT · by jdirt · 24 replies
    BIRTHER Hearing Monday in Jackson, MS U. S. District Court 501 East Court Street Suite 2.500. Jackson, MS 39201 Judge Henry Wingate's courtroom 9:30 am Attorney Orly Taitz will be coming to MS to argue several motions. This case was filed in January and the Justice system has been avoiding it ever since. Law Enforcement has concluded that Obama's Birth Certificate is a FORGERY Law Enforcement has concluded that his Selective Service Record is a FORGERY Private Investigator concluded his Social Security number is FRAUDULENT He FAILED an E-Verify check SSA started new program to scramble ss numbers from now...
  • Pro, con arguments on proposed NY sugary drink ban

    07/25/2012 8:54:09 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 46 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | July 24, 2012 | Samantha Gross
    NEW YORK (AP) — Medical professionals who favor a proposed ban on large-sized sugary drinks likened soda companies to Big Tobacco at a public hearing Tuesday, saying the plan would protect the public, while opponents accused the city of playing Big Brother and wondered what tasty but unhealthy foods might be targeted next. New York City's health board heard hours of testimony on a proposed rule that would limit soft-drink cup and bottle sizes at food service establishments to no larger than 16 ounces. Medical experts spared no rhetoric in hailing Mayor Michael Bloomberg's proposal as a way to protect...
  • Reorganizing Brain Could Lead to New Stroke, Tinnitus Treatments

    07/20/2012 3:20:19 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 41 replies
    Science Daily ^ | 07-19-2012 | Staff
    UT Dallas researchers recently demonstrated how nerve stimulation paired with specific experiences, such as movements or sounds, can reorganize the brain. This technology could lead to new treatments for stroke, tinnitus, autism and other disorders. In a related paper, UT Dallas neuroscientists showed that they could alter the speed at which the brain works in laboratory animals by pairing stimulation of the vagus nerve with fast or slow sounds. A team led by Dr. Robert Rennaker and Dr. Michael Kilgard looked at whether repeatedly pairing vagus nerve stimulation with a specific movement would change neural activity within the laboratory rats'...
  • Watch Live: George Zimmerman Attends Second Bond Hearing

    06/29/2012 9:11:26 AM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 63 replies
    Watch Live: George Zimmerman Attends Second Bond Hearing
  • Hearing on: Oversight of the United States Department of Justice (link to webcast)

    06/07/2012 9:36:36 AM PDT · by Nachum · 4 replies
    Judiciary.House ^ | 6/7/12 | Committee Website
    Hearing Information Hearing on: Oversight of the United States Department of Justice Thursday 6/7/2012 - 9:30 a.m. 2141 Rayburn House Office Building Full Committee By Direction of the Chairman Hearing Documentation Watch Webcast Related News Statement of Judiciary Committee Chairman Lamar Smith Full Committee Hearing Oversight of the U.S. Department of Justice
  • Former EPA official, of “crucify” fame, bails from Hill hearing at the last minute

    06/06/2012 8:18:32 AM PDT · by Nachum · 7 replies
    Hot Air ^ | 6/6/12 | Erika Johnsen
    Yesterday, I was pretty excited about today’s scheduled House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing, “EPA Priorities and Practices,” at which the former EPA regional administrator Al Armendariz was supposed to appear to explain his unique philosophy of enforcement. But then, all of my hopes were dashed — dashed! — when Energy & Commerce made this announcement late last night: WASHINGTON, DC – With less than 24 hours until he was scheduled to testify in front of the Energy and Power Subcommittee, former Regional Administrator for EPA Region 6 Al Armendariz has notified the committee that he will not appear at...
  • Apuzzo May 30, 2012 Appellate Hearing in NJ--VIDEO

    Now we wait for another ruling before going to the next court. Thank goodness we have patriots like Mr. Apuzzo.
  • Republican senators boycott hearing on Ariz. immigration law (Two Dems attended)

    04/24/2012 10:44:23 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 6 replies
    The Hill ^ | April 24, 2012 | Jordy Yager
    Republicans on Tuesday boycotted a Democratic-led subcommittee hearing on Arizona’s controversial immigration bill. Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas), the ranking member of the subcommittee, called the hearing “election-year theater.” He said it would do nothing to further attempts at reforming the country’s immigration system. “This is not an attempt at having a sincere hearing on the merits," Cornyn said in a statement. "Unfortunately, the Democrat majority seems to have embraced President Obama's ‘mańana’ approach to immigration reform.” Sen. Jon Kyl (R-Ariz.) also said the hearing was “strictly political theater” aimed at garnering publicity and trying to influence Wednesday’s oral arguments before...
  • Obama Eligibility Hearing in Arizona tomorrow

    02/22/2012 10:09:16 AM PST · by jdirt · 397 replies · 1+ views
    Please attend hearing if you can.
  • Shotguns and hearing loss

    01/27/2012 1:28:07 PM PST · by olepap · 48 replies
    Vanity | Jan 27, 2010 | Yer ol Pap
    I like shooting skeet, 5-stand, and sporting clays. Unfortunately, my hearing is deteriorating, especially in my left ear. I can now barely hear women and small children. My wife is encouraging me to get hearing aids so I can better understand her instructions. I am now using foam inserts and cheap noise canceling headphones when I shoot. I wonder if shooting is going to make my hearing even worse. I would hate to give it up. If anybody has any experience on the topic, I would like to 'hear' about it.
  • I JUST TURNED BOORTZ OFF

    01/26/2012 8:46:40 AM PST · by SWAMPSNIPER · 87 replies
    self | Jan 26,2012 | swampsniper
    I just turned Neal Boortz off, he came on ridiculing today's legal eligibility proceedings in Georgia. This isn't the first time he has pi$$ed me off but he showed his a$$ big time today.
  • Watch Obama's Eligibilit&#8203;y Case LIVE in Georgia THURSDAY

    01/26/2012 4:52:51 AM PST · by SWAMPSNIPER · 240 replies
    SUPERPAC ^ | Jan 26,2012 | swampsniper
    Livestream of the eligbility hearing today.
  • 'I'm The Chairman!' Waxman Gets Chewed Out During Keystone Hearing

    01/25/2012 12:01:42 PM PST · by Nachum · 33 replies
    fox ^ | 1/25/12 | CSPAN
    Politics January 25, 2012 'I'm The Chairman!' Waxman Gets Chewed Out During Keystone Hearing Fire it up 80 Share “Are you calling the Koch brothers during the recess?” Angered by Waxman’s political posturing, Whitfield took a shot at the Obama Administration and Solyndra. “If you want to talk about that, let’s talk about the millions of dollars the Obama administration gave companies like Solyndra and people like George Kaiser and other campaign bundlers,” Whitfield fumed. “Why are you interrupting members and then you take unlimited time for yourself?” Waxman responded. “I’m the chairman! And I’m telling you right now we’re...
  • White House to testify at hearing on ‘home-grown’ militants (Occupy freeloaders not mentioned)

    12/03/2011 9:50:11 AM PST · by Libloather · 5 replies
    Dawn ^ | 12/03/11
    White House to testify at hearing on ‘home-grown’ militantsSaturday 3rd December 2011 | Muharram 7, 1433 WASHINGTON: The Obama administration has signaled it will cooperate with a controversial congressional inquiry into alleged threats posed by “home-grown” Islamic militants that critics have branded a “witch hunt.” The House of Representatives Committee on Homeland Security said on its website that the White House would supply two official witnesses for the December 7 hearing on “The threat to military communities inside the United States.” The committee, chaired by Republican Representative Peter King, had led controversial hearings earlier this year on alleged domestic Islamic...
  • Sabotage and Tyranny on Hawaii Hearing on Obama Eligibilty

    11/30/2011 5:59:07 PM PST · by ExtremePatriot · 18 replies · 1+ views
    Obama Ballot Challenge 2012 ^ | 11/30/2011 | Pamela Barnett
    Obama Ballot Challenge Director Pamela Barnett briefly spoke with Dr. Orly Taitz, Esq. after Taitz's hearing to decide whether or not the court will let her see any original records that may be on file in Hawaii for Barack Obama. Eligibility activist Miki Booth and some Tea Party supporter were able to attend the hearing. In short, the judge continued the hearing because a clerk of the court refused a Fedex package from Orly Taitz to the court and did not file other documents with the docket that were submitted. Essentially there is illegal sabotage being committed by clerks and...
  • Tinnitus Remedy: How to Stop Ringing in the Ears

    10/14/2011 7:46:04 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 90 replies · 2+ views
    A2Z of Health Beauty and Fitness ^ | 11-26-2009 | Article by: Dr. Jan Strydom
    One should always understand that we are all different so that it is impossible to suggest a single form of treatment that will work in every case and for every person. However, there is a very simple technique that has often shown to be effective in many cases of tinnitus (ringing in the ears.) Any person who is afflicted by this very unpleasant condition would do well to at least give this simple technique a try. To perform this technique, put the palms of your hands over your ears. The fingers are on the back of the head. The middle...