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  • State Dept Continues to Hide Identities of Benghazi Survivors from Congress

    05/07/2013 6:43:52 PM PDT · by Nachum · 39 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 5/7/13 | Matthew Boyle
    As the congressional investigation into the terrorist attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, continues to heat up, State Department spokesman Patrick Ventrell told reporters on Monday that the administration is allowing survivors of the attack and other Department employees to come forward and tell the truth about what happened. “We have always encouraged any State Department employee who wants to share their story and tell the truth,” Ventrell said on Monday, according to the Washington Post. But a letter the State Department’s Acting Assistant Secretary for Legislative Affairs Thomas Gibbons sent to Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) on the...
  • Senate Dems Hide Budget Proposal, Reportedly $1 Trillion in Tax Hikes

    03/12/2013 5:59:36 PM PDT · by Nachum · 7 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 3/12/13 | Matthew Boyle
    Senate Democrats, including Senate Budget Committee chairwoman Sen. Patty Murray, are hiding their budget from their Republican colleagues, Breitbart News has learned exclusively. Murray did share her budget plan with her Democratic colleagues on Tuesday. The budget is scheduled for markup on Wednesday morning in committee, and senators are only expected to read opening statements at the hearing. It will not be until later on Wednesday that Republicans will be allowed to read the full budget proposal. House Budget Committee chairman Rep. Paul Ryan, on the other hand, shared his budget with his Democratic colleagues ahead of its release. It...
  • OBAMA IS RUNNING FROM HIS RECORD, BUT HE CAN’T HIDE IT

    12/15/2011 4:21:59 PM PST · by Signalman · 8 replies
    Dick Morris ^ | 12/14/2011 | Dick Morris
    In his “60 Minutes” interview, President Obama offered a keen insight into his 2012 reelection strategy. It takes some decoding, but his underlying strategic goals emerge. He said: “The question next year is going to be — and then this is how a democracy is supposed to work — do they see a more compelling vision coming out from the other side? Do they think that cutting taxes further, including on the wealthy, cutting taxes on corporations, of gutting regulations — do we think that that is going to be somehow more successful? And if the American people think that...
  • Obama plays hide the Somali

    07/06/2011 10:07:27 PM PDT · by Nachum · 10 replies
    washington Examiner ^ | 7/6/11 | Editorial Staff
    President Obama is extending full constitutional due-process rights to a Somali terrorist. This sets a troubling precedent. Ahmed Abdulkadir Warsame was captured sometime in April on a boat traveling between Yemen and Somalia. He was detained on board a U.S. warship for two months and interrogated by intelligence officials. He reportedly revealed a great deal of valuable information regarding his connections to the Somalia-based al-Shabab militant group and the Yemen-based al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula. So far, so good. (Snip) The Warsame indictment is an end run around Congress, which last year voted to bar the transfer of terrorist
  • Hide files within files for better data security (within executables)

    05/09/2011 12:16:03 PM PDT · by decimon · 5 replies
    Inderscience Publishers ^ | May 9, 2011 | Unknown
    Using executable program files to hide data with steganographySteganography is a form of security through obscurity in which information is hidden within an unusual medium. An artist might paint a coded message into a portrait, for instance, or an author embed words in the text. A traditional paper watermark is a well-known example of steganography in action. At first glance, there would appear to be nothing unusual about the work, but a recipient aware of the presence of the hidden message would be able to extract it easily. In the computer age, steganography has become more of a science than...
  • Senate passes resolution finding Dems in contempt, authorizes they be taken into custody

    03/03/2011 10:57:49 AM PST · by bigbob · 27 replies
    Wispolitics dot com ^ | 3-3-11 | Greg Bump
    A resolution passed by all 19 Republicans authorizes that Senate Dems be taken into custody for being in contempt of the Senate. Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald said the GOP majority has been "overly reasonable" with the missing 14 Dems to this point, but "they have pushed us to the edge of a constitutional crisis." The resolution passed without any remarks from the other 18 Republicans. Fitzgerald said the Democrats have insulted their constituents and "the very fabric of our representative democracy" with their actions. "This is not something we have taken lightly, and it is not something any member...
  • Protesters find missing state Senate Democrats in Illinois (Tea Party Bounty Hunters!)

    02/22/2011 11:38:20 AM PST · by milwguy · 72 replies
    jsonline ^ | 2/22/2011 | ap
    One of the 14 Wisconsin senators who has been hiding out in Illinois with his Democratic colleagues says protesters have discovered the hotel where many of the lawmakers are staying. State Sen. Chris Larson said Tuesday that the senators were trying to keep their locations a secret because they were concerned for their safety. For example, he said, someone e-mailed him threatening to burn down his house. Larson was speaking by cell phone Tuesday when protesters pulled up in front of his hotel. He said he and his fellow Democrats would likely move, although he wasn't sure whether that meant...
  • Indiana House Democrats leave state, Wisconsin style

    02/22/2011 9:38:38 AM PST · by Palmetto Patriot · 65 replies
    JSOnline ^ | 2/22/2011 | Sharif Durhams
    Now Democratic lawmakers from another state seem to be leaving their homes for Illinois. House Democrats in Indiana are leaving the state rather than vote a bill that would modify collective-bargaining for some workers there, according to the Indianapolis Star. A source told the paper that Democrats from that state's lower chamber are headed to Illinois, though the paper notes that some might go to Kentucky. Only two of the 40 Democrats were on the Indiana House floor when the chamber convened Tuesday. The lack of Democratic House members showing up at the Capitol in Indiana prevents the Republican majority...
  • Democrats trigger (Indiana) Statehouse showdown (Dem's flee to Illinois/Kentucky)

    02/22/2011 9:08:10 AM PST · by library user · 140 replies
    Indy Star | 2-22-11 | Staff
    Link only, per FR policy. FULL STORY
  • Wisconsin Lawmakers Live Life on the Lam

    02/22/2011 8:30:58 AM PST · by harpu · 24 replies
    WSJ ^ | 2/22/11 | KRIS MAHER And DOUGLAS BELKIN
    At 8 a.m. Thursday, 14 state senators from Wisconsin met upstairs from a coffee shop a block from the capitol and decided the safest route to blocking Republican Gov. Scott Walker's budget bill was to leave town. Elder statesman, 83-year-old Sen. Fred Risser, who was first elected in 1956, gave his blessing. ...snip... Minority leader Mark Miller suggested they meet up at the Best Western Clock Tower Resort in Rockford, Ill. It was across the state line, only about an hour and a half away by car, and the hotel's clock tower was easy to spot from the I-90. ...snip......
  • Leader: Wis. Senate to convene without Democrats

    02/20/2011 3:11:00 PM PST · by EBH · 219 replies
    Yahoo/AP ^ | 2/20/11 | RYAN J. FOLEY
    MADISON, Wis. – Wisconsin's senate majority leader says the chamber will convene to pass non-spending bills and act on appointments Tuesday even if minority Democrats remain out of state. Republican Sen. Scott Fitzgerald told The Associated Press on Sunday that he would be reviewing which bills and appointees to schedule for action. He says senators can't wait around "twiddling their thumbs" until the Democrats return. Fourteen Democrats fled to Illinois last week to delay action on a budget bill that would effectively eliminate collective bargaining rights for most public employees. Republicans need 20 of 33 members to have a quorum...
  • Wisconsin Democrat Absentee Madness [LIVE THREAD]

    02/18/2011 12:05:35 PM PST · by paulycy · 166 replies
    Free Republic ^ | 2/18/2011 | paulycy
    [LIVE THREAD] This is the place to post the ongoing exploits of the good guys and bad guys involved in Wisconsin's continuing constitutional crisis...
  • Senator: Wis. Dems to stay away for days, weeks

    02/18/2011 10:37:55 AM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 84 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Feb. 18, 2011 | MICHAEL TARM
    CHICAGO (AP) -- Democrats who fled Wisconsin to block a vote on a sweeping anti-union bill could stay in hiding for days or even weeks. Democratic state Sen. Jon Erpenbach spoke to The Associated Press at a Chicago hotel on Friday.
  • Wisconsin GOP Senate Leader Sends State Troopers After Missing Top Democrat

    02/18/2011 9:33:51 AM PST · by Sub-Driver · 30 replies
    Wisconsin GOP Senate Leader Sends State Troopers After Missing Top Democrat Published February 18, 2011 | FoxNews.com The top Republican in the Wisconsin state Senate has asked Gov. Scott Walker to send state troopers after Democratic leader Mark Miller as Democrats boycott a vote on a bill that would end collective bargaining rights for unionized public employees. Senate Democrats have been missing from the Capitol for a day and a half. Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald says he has asked Gov. Scott Walker to send two state troopers to Miller's home in Monona. He says he believes the troopers are...
  • Dr. Berwick and Mr. Hide

    02/18/2011 9:23:56 AM PST · by Nachum · 8 replies
    American Spectator ^ | 2/18/11 | David Catron
    In Robert Louis Stevenson's famous novella about the duality of human nature, a minor character describes Mr. Hyde thus: "There is something wrong with his appearance; something displeasing, something down-right detestable. I never saw a man I so disliked." It is difficult to avoid similar feelings of revulsion watching the C-SPAN video of Dr. Donald Berwick's alter ego testifying at the February 10 hearing of the House Ways and Means Committee. His disingenuous opening remarks, evasive answers, and transparent contempt for congressional oversight revealed Obama's recess-appointed administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS) as a grotesque changeling. Gone...
  • 'Nowhere to Hide': U.S. Army testing New 'Smart' Weapons in Afghanistan

    11/18/2010 9:39:35 PM PST · by Nachum · 7 replies · 1+ views
    ABC News ^ | 11/18/10 | Sarah Netter
    Nine years into the war in Afghanistan, a handful of U.S. soldiers have a new weapon in hand, a lethal combination of technology and explosives that the Army has called a "game changer." Looking like it came straight out of a sci-fi movie, the XM-25 fires highly specialized rounds that can be programmed to explode at the precise location where the enemy is hiding behind cover. (Snip) Though the XM-25 has tested well in the United States, military brass will be watching the weapon's performance in real-life combat to assess not only how well it performs, but also what weapons
  • Crafty Tongs Hide Built-In Thermometer

    04/24/2010 2:54:58 AM PDT · by Daffynition · 12 replies · 517+ views
    gizmodo.com ^ | Mark Wilson
    When you're grilling, nothing's more handy than a digital thermometer...except maybe these: Tongs that incorporate a very fine temperature probe so you don't need to fiddle with multiple tools. Test 7 meat types (beef, veal, lamb, pork, poultry, turkey, and ground beef) to see if they meet the USDA regulations for char. Then, assuming you bought your meat from a decent butcher, disregard the hogwash and eat your burger so rare that you can feel the cow's heartbeat with every bite.
  • Health Care: Tea Party Protest Candlelight Vigil

    03/21/2010 9:32:27 PM PDT · by timestax · 87 replies · 1,256+ views
    March 22,2010 | timestax
    Cincinnati Tea Party meets downtown Cincinnati, to hold candlelight vigil and send a massage to U.S.Rep.Steve Driehaus-DWest Price Hill,to vote no on the Obama Insurance Bill. My final headcount was nearly 400, counting teenagers and children too.
  • Air passengers face full body X-rays after suicide bombers hide devices INSIDE their bodies

    10/06/2009 3:08:51 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 44 replies · 1,783+ views
    Mail Foreign Service ^ | Oct. 6, 2009
    Travellers to Europe face being treated like drug smugglers as security chiefs are expected to recommend new intrusive security measures. French anti-terror chiefs are expected to propose the new measures, such as full body X-rays or handing in all electronic devices, after a terrorist tried to kill a Saudi prince with a bomb he had inserted into his body. Al Qaeda's latest ploy was first pioneered by Abdullah Hassan al Asiri, who blew himself apart in Jeddah in late August in an attack on Prince Mohammed bin Nayef, the Saudi anti-terrorism chief. The 23-year-old terrorist blew himself into 70 pieces...
  • (Vanity Alert)Suggestions for 1/20/09

    01/17/2009 7:20:43 AM PST · by GQuagmire · 55 replies · 734+ views
    1/17/09 | GQuagmire
    What are you doing for the next couple of days to drown out the noise of Obamamania? Comments and suggestions are encouraged.
  • WaPo Editors: Gibson Was a Cupcake; Palin is Still Hiding

    09/21/2008 7:17:19 AM PDT · by Bill Dupray · 18 replies · 138+ views
    The Patriot Room ^ | September 21, 2008 | Bill Dupray
    WaPo. Mr. McCain's selection of an inexperienced and relatively unknown figure was unsettling, and the campaign's decision to keep her sequestered from serious interchanges with reporters and voters serves only to deepen the unease. Sequestered? She gave her first interview to a partisan MSM anchor, who tried to trip her up (unlike the softballs lobbed to Obama). She gave an interview to a friendly conservative commentator. She gave one to a celebrity rag and some more to her home-state press. Doesn't that cover everything? And there were no serious exchanges? Ask Charlie Gibson if he agrees with that. That "unease"...
  • But, But, I Thought They Were Hiding Her In Alaska

    09/07/2008 2:13:47 PM PDT · by Bill Dupray · 21 replies · 120+ views
    The Patriot Room ^ | September 7, 2008 | Bill Dupray
    Two days ago, the morons over at MSNBC had their panties in a twist saying that the Mavericuda campaign was hiding Sarah Palin in Alaska to avoid the media. Funny, they could have called Charles Gibson over at ABC who was offered an interview several days ago. Yeah, why would ABC confirm the offer a couple of days ago? Let’s let Fleeing Scaredycat Dipshit governor story just hang out there.
  • American Psychological Association May Hide Abortion's Risks in August Report

    07/25/2008 3:39:32 PM PDT · by julieee · 1 replies · 77+ views
    LifeNews.com ^ | July 25, 2008 | Steven Ertelt
    Washington, DC -- A leading psychology professor and a liberal pro-life group are concerned that the American Psychological Association will hide the risks of abortion when it released a new report in August. Last year, the psychological group began a new review of abortion and emotional issues. If the APA conducts an exhaustive and honest review of the data, it will find a New Zealand study showing 40 percent of women who have abortions experienced significant depression -- a higher rate than women who carry their pregnancy to term. Other studies have shown women who have abortions have higher levels...
  • Muslim Barack Obama Fans Told To Hide From Televesion Cameras

    06/18/2008 4:49:44 PM PDT · by blam · 27 replies · 71+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | Tim Shipman
    Muslim Barack Obama fans told to hide from television cameras By Tim Shipman in Washington Last Updated: 12:23AM BST 19/06/2008 Barack Obama's campaign has been forced to apologise to two Muslim women barred from sitting behind him at a public event. About one in eight Americans falsely believes Mr Obama is Muslim The two women in headscarves were asked not to sit in view of cameras at a rally in Detroit on Monday, where Al Gore endorsed Mr Obama. Hebba Aref, a 25-year-old lawyer, told Politico magazine: "I was coming to support him, and I felt like I was discriminated...
  • Nowhere to Hide: AS Missions Keep Marine Presence Known

    02/22/2008 3:42:28 PM PST · by SandRat · 1 replies · 55+ views
    Multi-National Force - Iraq ^ | Lance Cpl. Jessica Aranda, USMC
    AL ASAD — In 2007, the Marine Corps began launching a unique mission, merging the air and ground combat elements. These Aero Scout missions deploy troops to immediately search and assess any sighted suspicious activities across the Multi National Force - West area of operations. “We’re keeping our eyes on vast areas and maintaining an awareness of what’s out there,” said Capt. William Boulware, a pilot with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 361. “We’re multiplying the capabilities of the ground combat element by stretching their legs to places they normally don’t patrol.” These missions also provide a presence of security to...
  • Al Qaeda Can Run, But Can’t Hide in Northern Iraq, General Says

    01/22/2008 4:32:08 PM PST · by SandRat · 5 replies · 133+ views
    WASHINGTON, Jan. 22, 2008 – The tables have turned for al Qaeda in northern Iraq, as a surge of operations there in the new year has put terrorists on the run looking for new places to hide, a commander in the region said today. The shaded area of this map shows the Multinational Division North area of responsibility in Iraq. American Forces Press Service map courtesy of Fred W. Baker III.   (Click photo for screen-resolution image);high-resolution image available. Army Maj. Gen. Mark Hertling, commander of Multinational Division North, briefed Pentagon reporters today from Iraq. Operation Iron Harvest, part of...
  • Smile -- And The World Can Hear You, Even If You Hide

    01/16/2008 8:40:46 AM PST · by blam · 1 replies · 64+ views
    Science Daily ^ | 1-16-2008 | University of Portsmouth.
    Smile -- And The World Can Hear You, Even If You HideThe Duchenne smile. (Credit: Image courtesy of University of Portsmouth) ScienceDaily (Jan. 16, 2008) — Smiling affects how we speak, to the point that listeners can identify the type of smile based on sound alone, according to a study by scientists at the University of Portsmouth. The research, which also suggested that some people have "smilier" voices than others, adds to the growing body of evidence that smiling and other expressions pack a strong informational punch and may even impact us on a subliminal level. "When we listen to...
  • Memo reportedly shows location of WMD : Text from Saddam regime describes burial

    06/10/2006 8:34:29 AM PDT · by SirLinksalot · 41 replies · 2,351+ views
    Worldnetdaily.com ^ | 06/10/2006
    Memo reportedly shows location of WMD Text from Saddam regime describes burial to hide from inspectors Posted: June 10, 2006 1:00 a.m. Eastern © 2006 WorldNetDaily.com A captured document from the Saddam regime but left untranslated by the Pentagon describes the hiding of chemical-weapons materials and the location of their burial in Iraq. Joseph Shahda, who has translated a number of key texts from among the thousands made available on the Internet by the Defense Department, posted his work on the conservative forum FreeRepublic.com. The memo, dated Sept. 15, 2002, is from the General Relations group of one of Saddam's...
  • CA: Fugitives from Mexico hide in the bustle of Los Angeles

    08/08/2005 9:33:57 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 8 replies · 454+ views
    San Diego Union -Tribune ^ | 8/8/05 | Matt Krasnowski - CNS
    LOS ANGELES – The killers cross the U.S.-Mexico border, assume new identities, get jobs, blend in among Spanish speakers and sometimes enjoy freedom for years. But these fugitives from the law aren't border-jumpers heading south. As the recent arrest of one of Mexico's most notorious fugitives at a modest home outside Los Angeles showed, some criminals escape justice by heading north. In the last 10 months, federal immigration officials have helped locate 13 Mexican murder suspects, along with hundreds of other criminals, hiding in plain sight in the Los Angeles area. Alfredo Ríos Galeana, wanted for bank robberies, kidnappings, murders...
  • "The Democrats' Strategy" CARTOON

    06/26/2005 2:03:45 AM PDT · by IPWGOP · 13 replies · 1,783+ views
    IowaPresidentialWatch.com ^ | 6/26/2005 | IPWGOP
     (click here to see it reeeeeeeally large)
  • Senate: 9 Banks Helped Pinochet Hide Wealth

    03/16/2005 11:11:55 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 11 replies · 709+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 3/16/05 | Marcy Gordon - AP
    WASHINGTON - Not just Riggs Bank, but eight others — including Citigroup and Bank of America — helped former Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet (news - web sites) and members of his family build a secret network of accounts to conceal his wealth, Senate investigators have found. In a report released Tuesday, the investigators charged that Riggs's dealings with Pinochet were far more extensive and long-standing than had been known. The nine banks allowed Pinochet to use phony account names, offshore companies and other deceptions to hide an estimated $13 million or more from U.S. examiners and from international prosecutors seeking...
  • CA: San Diego mayor said to hide finance info

    02/10/2005 3:15:27 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 24 replies · 524+ views
    SAN DIEGO (AP) - The new city attorney has issued a scathing report accusing the mayor and City Council of violating federal securities laws by hiding key information about the city's troubled finances. Mayor Dick Murphy disputed the findings and said City Attorney Michael Aguirre had no jurisdiction to investigate the alleged violations. "Mr. Aguirre's allegations are untrue, irresponsible and defamatory," Murphy said. "Mr. Aguirre is not the SEC. This is only Mr. Aguirre's opinion." The Securities and Exchange Commission and federal prosecutors offices are investigating whether city officials concealed important information about San Diego's finances while selling more than...
  • A Fun Place to Troll (VANITY)

    11/25/2004 11:30:22 AM PST · by papasmurf · 3 replies · 651+ views
    papasmurf ^ | 11/25/2004 | papasmurf
    Hey Gang..I have been having SOME fun with these clueless morons over here. Been trollin' and brain beatin' 'em to death. It's about 6 on 1 right now. Really funny, they'll all post at once, then nothing for about 45 minutes, then all post at once again. :) :O) P
  • ...you can run AND you can hide (Sen.Dayton vanity)

    10/13/2004 7:48:19 AM PDT · by Rakkasan1 · 7 replies · 559+ views
    me ^ | 10-13-04 | Rakkasan1
    The senator who snubbed Prime Minister Allawi is now in vacating the premises. Elvis has left the building.
  • BORDERS Employees: How to Destroy, Damage Copies of "Unfit for Command"

    09/15/2004 11:41:17 AM PDT · by dandelion · 82 replies · 4,275+ views
    The Kerry Fairy ^ | 09/16/04 | Becki Snow
    <p>Looking for your copy of "Unfit for Command"? Having paranoid thoughts that Bookstore employees are hiding, damaging, or flat-out lying to you about the availability of the book?</p> <p>Ah, quickly, dear readers! Before it goes away or crashes, let us visit that Shangri-La of Tolerance, the Border's Bookstore Employees Union Forum. There we shall find all manner of reasons for you to dust the tinfoil off your beanie, and place it proudly on your head...</p>
  • FRENCH TERROR ALERT (HUMOUR)

    04/13/2004 9:46:33 AM PDT · by 7thson · 3 replies · 227+ views
    In light of the Madrid bombing, France has raised its terror alert level from “Run” to “Hide”. The only two higher levels In France are “Surrender” and “Collaborate”. A little bit of humor to lighten things up.
  • Spooks turn to hi-tech geography (to find out where you are.)

    01/30/2004 3:09:28 PM PST · by vannrox · 4 replies · 242+ views
    BBC News Online technology ^ | By Alfred Hermida
    Spooks turn to hi-tech geography By Alfred Hermida BBC News Online technology editor Imagine being able to pinpoint someone's location anywhere in the world simply by typing a few keywords on your PC. That is what software partly funded by the US military is trying to do. The MetaCarta program works by analysing thousands of documents and cross-checking the results with a massive geographical database. So far it has largely been used by US intelligence agencies to analyse the huge amount of information collected as part of the war on terror. "The government and international security agencies have a...
  • Ex-spy fingers Russians on WMD (Russians helped Iraq hide WMD)("must read")

    08/20/2003 10:55:44 PM PDT · by FairOpinion · 45 replies · 1,049+ views
    Washington Times ^ | Aug 21, 2003 | Ion Mihai Pacepa
    <p>On March 20, Russian PresidentVladimir Putin denounced the U.S.-led "aggression" against Iraq as "unwarranted" and "unjustifiable." Three days later, Pravda said that an anonymous Russian "military expert" was predicting that the United States would fabricate finding Iraqi weapons of mass destruction. Russian Foreign Minister Igor Ivanov immediately started plying the idea abroad, and it has taken hold around the world ever since.</p>
  • Spy Gadget Leaves Nowhere To Hide

    08/19/2003 6:27:57 PM PDT · by blam · 15 replies · 463+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 8-19-2003 | Robert Uhlig
    Spy gadget leaves nowhere to hide By Robert Uhlig, Technology Correspondent (Filed: 19/08/2003) For unfaithful spouses and errant employees, things may never be the same again. A Swedish moose hunter has invented a matchbox-sized device that can trace just about anything that moves. Using mobile phone text messages and satellite navigation technology, the surveillance gadget can reveal its location to an accuracy of 10 ft in 140 countries. Hidden in a briefcase or under the dashboard of a car, it threatens to blow the cover of anyone who wants to keep their movements secret, giving its owner the kind of...
  • Warner To Delay Tax Code Proposal/ Move to Come After Elections(typ RAT coverup)

    05/16/2003 1:00:54 PM PDT · by putupon · 2 replies · 230+ views
    Washington Post ^ | Friday, May 16, 2003 | R.H. Melton
    RICHMOND, May 15 -- Gov. Mark R. Warner (D) will not give the General Assembly a plan for overhauling Virginia's tax system until after the Nov. 4 legislative elections, according to Democrats and Republicans who agree the delay threatens the administration's top political priority. As Warner named the president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond to a new kitchen cabinet on taxes, senior administration officials and Republican lawmakers said Warner has told them he will wait until after the assembly elections to present lawmakers his proposal for a top-to-bottom revision of Virginia's antiquated tax code. ..............
  • ALERT - FR found a way for the Texas Legislature to Legislate Redistricting - ALERT

    05/15/2003 6:13:07 PM PDT · by vannrox · 58 replies · 422+ views
    Find Law ^ | 5-14-03 | VANNROX
    Listen...FR can make a difference.COntact the Leglislature. DO it Now! According to State Law, the Legislature can meet anywhere</>! I propose we move the meeting to the parkling lot right outside of the hotel the democrats are staying in. Please notiy all Republicans that you can! The Texas Constitution Article 3 - LEGISLATIVE DEPARTMENT Section 5 - MEETINGS; ORDER OF BUSINESS (a) The Legislature shall meet every two years at such time as may be provided by law and at other times when convened by the Governor. (b) When convened in regular Session, the first thirty days thereof shall be...
  • Hunt on for Tsars' Amber Room

    03/29/2003 12:21:41 PM PST · by vannrox · 3 replies · 451+ views
    The Scotsman ^ | Sat 29 Mar 2003 | ALLAN HALL IN BERLIN
    CRAFTED entirely out of amber, gold and precious stones, it was a masterpiece of baroque art and widely regarded as the world?s most important art treasure. When its 565 candles were lit, the famous Amber Room was said to glow a fiery gold. Looted by the Nazis , its whereabouts have been a mystery since the dying days of the Second World War. But now a new German investigation believes it has found where the treasure, worth £120 million today, lies - in abandoned mine workings in the former East Germany. One of the few facts all historians seem to...
  • Schools Ask Parents to Hide Kids From Military Recruiters

    03/12/2003 7:14:28 AM PST · by TexasGunLover · 33 replies · 237+ views
    FoxNews ^ | 03/11/2003 | Claudia Cowan and Catherine Donaldson-Evans
    SAN FRANCISCO — Two school districts in California have encouraged families to adopt a "don't tell" policy with their children to avoid a federal law that requires schools to notify military recruiters about students reaching enlistment age.
  • Lobbyist Finds Bush Receptive to Ideas Clinton Rejected

    07/06/2002 7:45:12 PM PDT · by vannrox · 2 replies · 255+ views
    Online link to article on MSNBC.com:Link:  http://www.msnbc.com/news/606866.asp?cp1=1 Printed Version:July 30, 2001Virginian Fights For International Tax Havens: Lobbyist Finds Bush Receptive to Ideas Clinton RejectedBy DAVID S. CLOUD Staff Reporter of THE WALL STREET JOURNAL WASHINGTON -- The identical postcards started trickling in to the Treasury earlier this month. Warning that "a high-tax global cartel threatens American taxpayers, American privacy and American sovereignty," they urged Treasury Secretary Paul O'Neill "to stop [it] cold." A grass-roots movement this isn't. Instead, the letters are the work of a lobbyist here with a home office in suburban Virginia, and allies among both the...
  • Morris: Hillary Will Run for President

    06/16/2002 5:36:04 AM PDT · by vannrox · 99 replies · 634+ views
    News MAX ^ | Monday, June 17, 2002 | Dick Morris
    Reprinted from NewsMax.com Morris: Hillary Will Run for PresidentDick Morris Monday, June 17, 2002This is the second article in a series by Dick Morris based on his latest best-selling book, "Power Plays: Win or Lose – How History's Great Political Leaders Play the Game." You can get "Power Plays" free or at a reduced price. I predict that this decade Hillary Clinton will be the Democratic Party nominee for president. While she may run in 2004, the likelihood is that she will make her bid in 2008. Hillary begins with several playing field advantages. First, she enters the Democratic primaries...
  • When secrets are used as political ammo

    05/30/2002 3:11:02 PM PDT · by vannrox · 3 replies · 327+ views
    The Christian Science Monitor ^ | from the May 24, 2002 edition - http://www.csmonitor.com/2002/0524/p11s03-cods.html | By Daniel Schorr
    from the May 24, 2002 edition - http://www.csmonitor.com/2002/0524/p11s03-cods.html When secrets are used as political ammoBy Daniel Schorr WASHINGTON - A controversy has blown up over how much awareness there was in the Bush administration, before Sept. 11, of the potential for a terrorist attack. The administration is resisting congressional demands to see all the relevant documents. For all of my journalistic bias in favor of disclosure, I can appreciate Vice President Cheney's position that some information, involving sources and methods, must be protected. But his argument would carry greater weight were it not for two facts. First, something I...