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  • BREAKING: Obama Executive Amnesty Takes Another Hit From Appeals Court

    05/26/2015 2:23:46 PM PDT · by Servant of the Cross · 12 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | 5/26/2015 | Katie Pavlich
    The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has knocked down an Obama administration request to lift a stay issued earlier this year on the implementation of President Obama's December 2014 executive action on illegal immigration. His executive action shields 5 million illegal immigrants in the United States from immediate deportation. In February, Federal Judge Andrew S. Hanen first issued the stay and denied a request for it to be lifted by the administration in April. Hanen also publicly scolded Department of Justice attorneys, slammed Homeland Security for failing to comply with the stay and questioned President Obama's integrity over the issue....
  • Giuliani boasts he ‘hit a nerve’ in Obama criticism

    02/22/2015 10:23:21 AM PST · by Nachum · 21 replies
    NY Post ^ | 2/22/15 | Aaron Short
    Rudy is doubling down. Former mayor Rudy Giuliani acknowledged his speech criticizing President Obama’s patriotism last week “hit a nerve” but went even further Sunday denouncing the president’s foreign policy agenda. “I said it maybe 30 times before but somehow this time it hit a nerve, maybe because the president is on such defense for his unwillingness to face Islamic terrorism,” Giuliani told John Catsimatidis on 970 AM The Answer. “We need a American president more like Ronald Reagan who gave us a sense of optimism,” said Giuliani. “There’s something about his unwillingness to talk about Islamic extremist Muslims that...
  • After Jordanian Pilot, Islamic State (ISIS) Burns Three Iraqis Alive

    02/08/2015 9:52:36 AM PST · by Rusty0604 · 41 replies
    Atlas Shrugs ^ | 02/08/2015 | Pamela Geller
    “After Jordanian Pilot, ISIS Burns Three Iraqis Alive,” by Mugdha Variyar, International Business Times, February 7, 2015 (thanks to Razvan): After the shocking execution of Jordanian pilot Muath al-Kaseasbeh, who was burned alive by the Islamic State, the terror group reportedly killed three Iraqis in a similar manner on Friday. ISIS militants reportedly burned alive three residents of Hit, a town 200 kilometres west of Baghdad, after accusing them of acting as informers to the Iraqi forces, according to Radio Free Iraq. As in the case of Kaseasbeh, whom the militants had captured in December, the Islamic State made an...
  • Sheriff: New Port Richey shooting suspects armed, at large

    02/09/2015 4:50:14 PM PST · by smokingfrog · 25 replies
    WFLA ^ | 2-9-2015 | WFLA staff
    NEW PORT RICHEY, FL (WFLA) - Deputies identified the suspects in the New Port Richey shooting that left multiple people dead. The suspects are still at large. Deputies are looking for Christopher Lee Duncan, 26, and Dora Delgado, 38. They are the prime suspects in this investigation. They are considered armed and dangerous. They may be driving a blue Ford SUV with a FL tag CDAA98. snip Pasco deputies say they received a report of shots fired at 4:54 a.m. in the area of Banbury Avenue and Adler Street in Moon Lake. When deputies arrived, they found multiple bodies inside...
  • What was Ted Cruz like at Harvard Law?

    12/17/2014 7:05:11 AM PST · by justlittleoleme · 104 replies
    Quora ^ | 12/9/2014 | Various
    By most accounts, he was an incredibly arrogant ####, among other unflattering adjectives. When his former classmates at Princeton and Harvard were interviewed, certain words kept repeating. One was a nice thing -- that he's very smart. The others, not so much...
  • URGENT: ISIS seizes 3rd largest military base in W. Iraq and takes tanks, hvy weapons, supplies

    10/14/2014 7:50:30 PM PDT · by tcrlaf · 73 replies
    Iraqi News ^ | 10-15-2014 | Abdelhak Mamoun
    On Monday Iraqi military sources confirmed the fall of the military base of Hit, which includes a training camp and the base of the seventh division of the Iraqi army, after a major attack of the organization ISIS, using suicide car bombs and rocket-propelled grenades. The military sources said that “the organization ISIS attacked the army base in Hit, the third largest military bases in western Iraq, from several axes, and carried out a series of suicide attacks on the walls of the base by car bombs, as well as a missile attack lasted about an hour which led to...
  • Shanghai to San Francisco in 100 minutes by Chinese supersonic submarine

    08/24/2014 6:00:06 AM PDT · by sukhoi-30mki · 72 replies
    South China Morning Post ^ | Sunday, 24 August, 2014 | Stephen Chen
    Chinese eye 'supercavitation' technology as future of underwater travel China has moved a step closer to creating a supersonic submarine that could travel from Shanghai to San Francisco in less than two hours. New technology developed by a team of scientists at Harbin Institute of Technology's Complex Flow and Heat Transfer Lab has made it easier for a submarine, or torpedo, to travel at extremely high speeds underwater. Li Fengchen, professor of fluid machinery and engineering, said the team's innovative approach meant they could now create the complicated air "bubble" required for rapid underwater travel. "We are very excited by...
  • Hamas Scare Clip Becomes Israel's Summer Hit

    08/04/2014 5:46:37 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 3 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 4/8/14 | Gil Ronen
    Shortly after Israel's Operation Protective Edge in Gaza began 27 days ago, Hamas released a video clip of a song it produced that calls on Palestinian Arabs to carry out terror attacks. The clip is in Hebrew, however, and appears to mostly be intended for demoralizing Israelis. video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QmL3lpXW4KU Surprisingly, though, Israelis found the tune of “Attack! Carry Out Terror Strikes” extremely catchy. Making it even more fun was the flowery Hebrew, dotted with nonexistent words sung in a heavy Arab accent, all of which led to the song's becoming a summer hit. It has since spawned numerous covers and...
  • Kremlin website hit by 'powerful' cyber attack

    03/14/2014 9:11:44 AM PDT · by MeshugeMikey · 80 replies
    Reuters ^ | March 14 2014 | Tatyana Ustinova
    Hackers knocked out the Russian presidency's website several times on Friday and brought down the central bank website, the Kremlin press service said. "A powerful cyber attack is under way on the (Kremlin) site," a Kremlin spokeswoman said, adding that the attack was continuing and security experts were trying to prevent further disruptions.
  • U.S. hospitals hit with shortage of intravenous saline

    01/29/2014 2:38:39 AM PST · by Innovative · 26 replies
    Yahoo news/Reuters ^ | Jan 28, 2014 | Susan Kelly
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Tuesday it is working with the three manufacturers of intravenous saline solutions commonly used to hydrate hospital patients to address a shortage caused by a spike in demand. To cope with the shortage, healthcare providers are using substitute products such as oral hydration fluids or smaller IV saline bags with slower drip rates when appropriate, said Bona Benjamin, director of medication use quality improvement for the American Society of Health System Pharmacists. "We have heard from our members all over the country that the shortage is serious," Benjamin said. "People are able...
  • South Sudan: US Military Aircraft Hit By Rebels

    12/21/2013 5:47:18 AM PST · by ilovesarah2012 · 77 replies
    news.sky.com ^ | December 21, 2013
    Two US military aircraft have been fired at during an evacuation mission in South Sudan, wounding two service personnel. One is said to be in a critical condition, and it is thought at least one of the planes was damaged. South Sudan has blamed the attack on renegade troops. Officials said the aircraft were heading to Bor, the capital of the state of Jonglei and the scene of some of the country's worst violence in the past week. After being fired at the planes turned around and headed to Kampala in Uganda. From there the wounded service personnel were flown...
  • Target holiday cyber breach hits 40 million payment cards

    12/18/2013 7:38:18 PM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 35 replies
    Payment card data was stolen from an unknown number of Target Corp customers starting on the busy Black Friday weekend in a major breach at the U.S. retailer, according to a person familiar with the matter. The Secret Service is investigating, according to a spokesman for the agency, which safeguards the nation's payment systems. Target officials did not respond to requests for comment. Investigators believe the data was obtained via software installed on machines that customers use to swipe magnetic strips on their cards when paying for merchandise at Target stores, according to the person who was not authorized to...
  • Alec Baldwin’s MSNBC Show Falls To New Low, CNN’s ‘Unguarded’ Takes A Hit

    11/11/2013 3:36:37 PM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 49 replies
    Deadline.com ^ | 11/11/13 | D Patten
    You would not be saying TGIF in cable newsland if you were Alec Baldwin or Rachel Nichols last week. The actor’s 10 PM MSNBC show Up Late and the former ESPN reporter’s Unguarded on CNN both hit demo lows on November 8. With guests Cristina Tzintzun of the Workers Defense Fund and the Coalition for the Homeless’ Mary Brosnahan talking immigration reform and anti-poverty programs, Up Late With Alec Baldwin pulled in just 101,000 viewers among adults 25-54 on Friday. That’s a 41% drop from the 172,000 demo results of the one-hour show’s October 11 debut. While Baldwin’s total viewers...
  • Pressure Grows For Repeal Of ObamaCare's Health Insurance Tax (Another $100 Billion)

    11/05/2013 2:10:23 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 9 replies
    Tax News ^ | November 5, 2013 | Mike Godfrey
    With the date of its imposition in the United States on January 1, 2014, drawing nearer, what President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act (ACA) calls the health insurance provider fee, or, as it is known under its more general name, the health insurance tax (HIT), is arousing increasing opposition. Beginning in 2014, the ACA assesses a fee on health insurance providers that, across the industry, will total USD8bn, increasing to USD14.3bn by 2018, and then will continue to increase based on premium trends every year. The Joint Committee on Taxation (JCT) has estimated that the fee, which, it has said,...
  • Why Has It Been So Long Since a Major Hurricane Hit the US?

    09/13/2013 8:44:37 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 58 replies
    livescience.com ^ | September 12, 2013 05:05pm ET | Douglas Main, Staff Writer |
    But surprisingly, not a single major hurricane, defined as a Category 3 storm or higher on the Saffir-Simpson scale —with minimum wind gusts of at least 111 mph (178 km/h) — has directly hit the United States in nearly eight years. That's twice as long as any major hurricane landfall "drought" since 1915, and by far the longest on record since data began being collected prior to 1900. As of today (Sept. 12), it's been 2,880 days since Hurricane Wilma, the last major hurricane to strike the United States, made landfall on Oct. 24, 2005. The reasons behind this drought...
  • Terrorists ‘aim to hit Israeli, Jewish targets worldwide’ in coming weeks

    08/19/2013 4:57:28 PM PDT · by Lonely Bull · 6 replies
    Times of Israel ^ | August 19, 2013 | Gavriel Fiske
    Israeli and Jewish targets all over the world are likely to be sought out by terrorist organizations in the coming weeks, the Israeli government’s Counter-Terrorism Bureau warned in strikingly strident tones on Monday, listing dozens of countries where it said it had “concrete” indications of a terrorist threat. It cited concerns about terrorist acts timed to coincide with the forthcoming Rosh Hashana (New Year), Yom Kippur and Succot festivals, and also said that the anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks in the US was likely to be “a favored period” for al-Qaeda and other global jihadist groups to attempt to...
  • Agenda 21 Radio Live Thread 7-10 PM PT (Topic: Death of Micheal Hastings)

    08/12/2013 6:55:06 PM PDT · by Texas Eagle · 11 replies
    Agenda21Radio.com ^ | 8/12/13 | Paul Preston and Chriss Street
    Paul and Chriss will be discussing the mysterious death (killing?) of Rolling Stones reporter Michael Hastings with San Diego reporter Kim Dvorak who has uncovered new information on the "incident".
  • Now trending on Twitter: #obamacarehitsongs

    08/11/2013 5:39:02 PM PDT · by Nachum · 11 replies
    Twiter ^ | 8/11/13 | Tweets
    Ah, some gallows humor on a Sunday evening. Currently trending on Twitter is the now popular hashtag: #obamacarehitsongs. Here are some of the offerings... #obamacarehitsongs Highway to Hell Let's Get Retarded ‘Who Let the Docs Out?' And we'll have fun, fun, fun till the doctor takes the oxygen away... (Don't Fear) The Death Panel. Bill me, Maybe Money for Nothin' Back in the U.S.S.R. Livin on a prayer. We Don't Need No Obstetrician How much is that Doctor in the Window Take it to the limit .... Or whatever my co pay is Another one bites the dust. Proud Barry...
  • Huge waves hit Chile and Peru

    07/07/2013 1:50:35 PM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 54 replies
    BBC ^ | Friday, July 5, 2013 | Reged Ahmad reports
    Waves as high as 7m (22 ft) have hit parts of Chile and coastal areas are on alert as high winds and tidal currents sweep across parts of South America's coast. Footage showed huge waves surging onto the streets of Antofagasta in Chile where at least one injury was reported following the dangerous weather. In Peru, parts of the country's coastline were hit with waves as big as 5m (16 ft) and the weather caused flooded streets in the seaside city of Chimbote.
  • Sun-Times columnist Steve Neal dies

    02/19/2004 12:13:31 AM PST · by LdSentinal · 23 replies · 497+ views
    Steve Neal, Chicago's premiere political columnist for decades, famous for his encyclopedic knowledge of history and political lore, for endlessly swapping stories with political junkies and for his books that ranged from a biography of Wendell Wilkie to the correspondence between Eleanor Roosevelt and Harry Truman, died Wednesday at his Hinsdale home. He was 54 and had been hospitalized overnight this week at Northwestern Hospital for a heart problem, his family said. Hinsdale police said they responded to a “carbon monoxide alarm’’ Wednesday afternoon at the home. Mr. Neal was among the city's most savvy political analysts, but unlike many...
  • Al Qaeda offers gold bounty for the life of US ambassador in Yemen

    12/31/2012 6:14:48 AM PST · by Lorianne · 20 replies
    Telegraph UK ^ | 31 December 2012
    An audio produced by the group's media arm, the al-Malahem Foundation, and posted on militant websites said it offered three kilograms of gold worth $160,000 (£99,000) for killing the ambassador, Gerald Feierstein. The group said it will pay 5 million Yemeni riyals (£14,000) to anyone who kills an American soldier inside Yemen. It said the offer is valid for six months. The bounties were set to "inspire and encourage our Muslim nation for jihad," the statement said.
  • The man who shot Montague County deputy today may be suspect in killing of Colorado prison official

    03/21/2013 3:40:54 PM PDT · by Dysart · 26 replies
    Dallas Morning News ^ | 3-21-13 | Rob Wilosnky
    <p>A high-speed chase through two North Texas counties this morning may involve the suspect wanted in connection with Tuesday’s murder of the head of Colorado’s Department of Corrections.</p> <p>This morning’s incident began in Montague County, where, just north of Bowie, a sheriff’s deputy pulled over a man driving an older model black Cadillac with Colorado license plates. According to several news accounts, that man then fired three times at Deputy James Boyd, who took two bullets to the chest — he was wearing a bullet-proof vest — and one in the ear. Boyd was transported, via helicopter, to a Fort Worth hospital; his condition is unknown at present, but Wise County officials say his injuries are non-life-threatening.</p>
  • Mark Levin Goes Off On Bill O’Reilly For His ‘Hit’ On Michele Bachmann

    03/21/2013 3:07:40 PM PDT · by Dysart · 48 replies
    Mediate ^ | 3-21-13 | Andrew Kirell
    On Thursday night, conservative radio host Mark Levin attacked Fox News host Bill O’Reilly and the “has-beens” at CNN for their “hit” on Rep. Michele Bachmann after she was caught racing away from a CNN reporter confronting her over factually inaccurate claims about the president’s “lavish” White House living. On Tuesday, CNN reporter Dana Bash attempted to confront Bachmann over her claims that the president has an extraordinarily luxurious lifestyle, but was famously met with deflection and a race away from the camera. On The O’Reilly Factor last night, the eponymous Fox host criticized Bachmann for her “trivial attacks on...
  • Newly Discovered Comet May Hit Mars: Watch for Two Others Near Earth

    03/04/2013 9:03:58 PM PST · by Jack Hydrazine · 30 replies
    Science World Report ^ | 4MAR2013 | Catherine Griffin
    This year seems to be one for comets. In addition to the two projectiles that will zoom near Earth, a third one has recently been discovered. The newest one, though, won't fly by our planet. Instead, it will pass uncomfortably close to Mars in 2014. Named C/2013 A1, the comet will fly near the Red Planet on Oct. 19, 2014 according to preliminary orbital prediction models. The icy missile is thought to have first originated from the Oort Cloud, which is a hypothetical region containing billions of cometary nuclei located around our solar system. Comets have struck planets in the...
  • Iran Claims Missile Success on Mock Warships

    09/25/2012 4:54:23 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 7 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 25/9/12 | Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu
    Iran, the day before Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad speaks at the United Nations, claimed Tuesday it successfully fired four missiles at a mock sea target representing warships. The timing of the missile tests is part of Iran’s propaganda campaign to instill fear among Israel and American leaders, who have warned that the “military option” is on the table if Tehran does not stop its unsupervised nuclear development and enrichment of uranium that can be used to manufacture a nuclear warhead aimed at Israel. The Ahmadinejad regime has claimed successful military tests at a dizzying rate, but several analysts have said...
  • Chinese police detain 'hit-and-bury' couple

    05/24/2012 8:44:44 AM PDT · by rawhide · 8 replies
    bbc.co.uk ^ | 5-24-12
    Police in China's Zhejiang province have detained a couple accused of burying an elderly woman alive after crashing into her, state media say. The couple, both 25, hit the 68-year-old woman as they returned from a night out drinking at a karaoke bar on 30 April, police said. They buried her at a construction site in the city of Yuyao to cover up the accident, police said. It is not clear whether they knew she was alive when they buried her. Police said the accident occurred as the couple drove back from the karaoke bar late at night. An eyewitness...
  • Assassinations (Hussein's gangland rub-outs) are a big hit again

    05/13/2012 5:03:12 AM PDT · by Libloather · 10 replies
    Politico ^ | 5/10/12 | MATTHEW STEVENSON
    Assassinations are a big hit againBy MATTHEW STEVENSON | 5/10/12 9:33 PM EDT As a useful instrument of statecraft, assassination is somewhere between impressment (dragging sailors off neutral ships) and piracy (the poor man’s defense appropriations). Nonetheless, the Obama administration has elevated the gangland rub-out into an article of faith — what with predator drone strikes, CIA “executive actions” and “no-fly zones,” which usually include a few Tomahawks directed down the chimney at a dictator’s hideout. The romance with assassination is a legacy of World War II, when it was felt that if only “someone” had murdered Adolf Hitler (many...
  • Happy New Year! Vanity! Happy New Year! Vanity!

    12/31/2011 3:45:50 PM PST · by Winstons Julia · 119 replies
    vanity | 12/31/11 | winston's julia
    Sue me. I hope every Freeper has a fantastic 2012. May we say bye bye to Obama. May Christians unite and stop quibbling over silly stuff. May all of us remain open enough to welcome young people (like me) into the ranks of conservatives. May Free Republic continue to thrive. May God provide an upcoming Reaganesque politician down the road. May civil war not happen. May your pantries be full.
  • Man Accused of Hitting 6-Year-Old With Car at MSP Airport Identified

    12/19/2011 4:38:49 AM PST · by WOBBLY BOB · 6 replies
    kstp ^ | 12-18-11 | Michelle Knoll
    A 6-year-old boy struck by a car at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport was listed in fair condition Sunday at Gillette Children's Hospital. Zachary Drew, his mother and three siblings had been on his way to greet his father who was returning from an 11-month tour in Iraq with the Oklahoma National Guard, the boy's mother said Saturday. They were crossing the ramp to the terminal around 8 p.m. Friday when the accident happened. The little boy suffered a broken leg and nose, lost most of his teeth, and he may need reconstructive surgery on his jaw. "This guy turns the...
  • Toddler in China hit by 2 vehicles, then ignored, dies

    10/23/2011 7:42:41 AM PDT · by Libloather · 17 replies · 1+ views
    Washington Post ^ | 10/21/11 | Keith B. Richburg
    Toddler in China hit by 2 vehicles, then ignored, diesBy Keith B. Richburg, Published: October 21 BEIJING — A 2-year-old girl who was run over by two vehicles and left lying in the street ignored by bystanders died early Friday morning in a Guangdong hospital, Chinese media reported. She had been in a coma since the incident one week ago. The plight of the little girl, identified as Xiao Yueyue, ignited an intense round of public soul-searching here on why so many people — 18, according to surveillance video of the scene — could pass by an injured, bleeding toddler...
  • Kosher BBQ competition is a hit among Jews—and some Muslims, too

    09/20/2011 7:17:48 PM PDT · by SJackson · 45 replies
    JTA ^ | September 20, 2011 | Martin Rosenberg
    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (JTA) -- If there’s anything that can bring the Jews of Tennessee together, it would be barbecue. This past weekend, the 23rd annual Kosher BBQ Contest and Festival drew thousands of Jews from Tennessee and around the country. It attracted a group of Muslims, too. Turns out they're not bad at cooking kosher brisket: The Memphis Islamic Center’s team, the "Halal Smokers," won a third-place award for their brisket entry. The commingling of Jews and Muslims among tables heaped with baked beans, hamburgers and ribs provided a counterpoint to anti-Muslim protests in Murfreesboro, Tenn., and death threats aimed...
  • Leading Islamic Group's Hit List Targets Specific Americans

    06/16/2011 10:01:02 AM PDT · by Nachum · 12 replies
    Atlas Shrugs ^ | 6/16/11 | Pamela Geller
    It's coming, folks. Wake up the neighbors. I'll be in Houston speaking tonight (go here for tickets). Bring everyone you know. Get armed with knowledge. It's war, and it's just beginning. Possible Al-Qaida Hit List Targets Specific Americans NBC News hat tip Van An al-Qaida-linked website has posted a potential hit list of targets that include names and photos of several U.S. officials and business leaders, calling for terrorists to target these Americans in their own homes, NBC New York has learned. The FBI has sent out a new intelligence bulletin to law enforcement agencies, warning that this new web-based...
  • Jewish School Bus Hit by Islamic Rockets From Gaza

    04/07/2011 9:46:27 AM PDT · by Nachum · 6 replies
    Atlas Shrugs ^ | 6/7/11 | Pamela Geller
    A Jewish school bus is blown up by devout Muslims, while the world gyrates to the deathly beat of the Islamic war drum. A Jewish school bus. Where is the President? Where is the UNSC? We are being led by the evil and the inhumane. I do not know how Israel will respond, but it is rational to restate the obvious: there is no such thing as disproportionate force when responding to a missile attack on a school bus. Missile from Gaza hits Israeli school bus; 2 hurt Yahoo JERUSALEM – An anti-tank missile fired from the Gaza Strip struck...
  • Lazamataz and GingisK HIT IT AT LAST!

    03/19/2011 8:21:56 PM PDT · by Lazamataz · 77 replies
    The Gun Range | 3/19/2011 | Laz
    Well, at long last, GingisK and Lazamataz hit it! Um, at the gun range.Weather was clear and windless, the variety of firearms was truly something to behold, and the company was wonderful.GingisK picked me up, and after picking up his illustrious and charming boys, and meeting his lovely and gracious wife (where we all supped on Pizza, one of them affectionally named 'Sam'), we then proceeded to a delightful range slightly east of Lanier Lake in Georgia.I finally got a chance to break in my Glock 22, and discovered that after an initial period of reacquaintence with shooting (in other...
  • Grad Rockets Hit Southern Israel

    01/31/2011 5:31:08 PM PST · by Nachum · 15 replies
    inn ^ | 1/31/11 | Elad Benari
    A Grad rocket which was fired on Monday evening from the Gaza Strip into Israeli territory exploded in the southern Israel town of Netivot. The rocket hit a parked car. There were no reports of casualties but four people were treated for shock, the Negev District Police said. Residents in the area reported that the “red alert” alarm that is usually heard before a rocket explosion did not work this time. Several minutes after the rocket attack on Netivot, a second Grad rocket fired from the Gaza Strip exploded in the city of Ofakim. There were no reports of injuries...
  • MLB Video of 9/11/1985 Pete Rose speaks about 4,192 on 25th Anniversary of breaking Ty Cobb's record

    09/11/2010 10:54:57 PM PDT · by Steelers6 · 13 replies
    Major League ^ | September 11, 2010 | steelers6
    I don't think anyone in sports history ever got more of his talent than Pete Rose, he played 24 seasons, won 4 batting titles, led NL in hits 7 times in an average man's body without great speed or power.
  • Rockets hit Israeli resort of Eilat

    08/02/2010 12:33:57 AM PDT · by BlackVeil · 20 replies · 6+ views
    Australian Broadcasting Commission ^ | 2 August 2010 | Anne Barker
    At least four people are reportedly injured after a series of rockets were fired at the southern Israeli town of Eilat. A series of explosions were heard in and around the resort town in far southern Israel near the borders with Jordan and Egypt. Israeli media say five rockets were fired at the city by militant groups either in Jordan or the Sinai Desert. The attacks come three days after militants in Gaza fired a Katyusha rocket at the Israeli city of Ashkelon, and a more crude rocket into the Negev Desert. In retaliation Israeli forces on Saturday bombed two...
  • Hundreds of households hit with bin fines bigger than those given to shoplifters

    07/04/2010 8:27:21 PM PDT · by Nachum · 31 replies
    telegraph uk ^ | 7/4/10 | Richard Gray and Joshi Eichner Herrman
    Council "bin police" are punishing hundreds of households with bigger fines than those given by police to shoplifters, it can be revealed. Councils are issuing fines of up to £110 for such infringements as putting their bins out for collection at the wrong time, over filling bins, or putting recycling into the wrong boxes Photo: ALAMY Figures obtained by The Sunday Telegraph have revealed that local authorities issued more than 1,240 fixed penalty notices last year for breaking rules on recycling and putting out rubbish. Councils are issuing fines of up to £110 for such infringements as putting their bins...
  • Obamacare's Hit Man

    05/18/2010 4:08:44 PM PDT · by Nachum · 6 replies · 361+ views
    american spectator ^ | Robert M. Goldberg
    Last week the Congressional Budget Office reported that it expects that the Internal Revenue Service and the Department of Health and Human Services will spend up to an additional $200 billion over the next decade on administering Obamacare. That's in addition to the estimated $1 trillion that will be spent in 2014-2019 under the new healthcare law. Much of the money will go to hiring hundreds of thousands of bureaucrats to administer Obamacare over the next decade. But in the short term, the additional dollars will bankroll a two-pronged campaign to re-elect congressional Democrats. The Department of Health and Human...
  • 'Arabs may have targeted Mabhouh'(Muhammadans killing their own and blaming Israel)

    03/02/2010 8:38:26 AM PST · by Tigen · 35 replies · 846+ views
    JPost.com ^ | 3-2-10 | JPOST.COM STAFF
    Hamas man: Jordanian, Egyptian agents tracked terror chief before murder. Arab countries may be complicit in the January 19 assassination of Hamas terror chief Mahmoud al-Mabhouh, Hamas sources said on Tuesday, according to various reports. Citing a report by Al-Quds Al-Arabi, Reuters quoted Hamas official Mahmoud Nasser as saying that Jordanian and Egyptian intelligence agencies had probably tracked Mabhouh prior to his assassination. Nasser told the newspaper that there was evidence showing that Mabhouh had been targeted by moderate Arab countries because he had handled sensitive information concerning the activities of Hamas and other Islamist elements. He added that that...
  • MILLION HIT BY 'PLAGUE WORSE THAN SWINE FLU' Story Image

    11/17/2009 11:24:05 PM PST · by ransomnote · 23 replies · 1,052+ views
    Daily Express (UK) ^ | Sunday November 15, 2009 | By Greg Miskiw
    A DEADLY plague could sweep across Europe, doctors fear, after an outbreak of a virus in Ukraine plunged the country and its neighbours into a state of panic. A cocktail of three flu viruses are reported to have mutated into a single pneumonic plague, which it is believed may be far more dangerous than swine flu. The death toll has reached 189 and more than 1 million people have been infected, most of them in the nine regions of Western Ukraine.
  • MILLION HIT BY 'PLAGUE WORSE THAN SWINE FLU' A DEADLY plague could sweep across Europe, doctors fear

    11/17/2009 2:45:30 PM PST · by JrsyJack · 34 replies · 1,542+ views
    Daily Express ^ | November 15,2009 | Greg Miskiw
    A DEADLY plague could sweep across Europe, doctors fear, after an outbreak of a virus in Ukraine plunged the country and its neighbours into a state of panic.
  • MILLION HIT BY 'PLAGUE WORSE THAN SWINE FLU'....

    11/16/2009 11:51:59 AM PST · by TaraP · 64 replies · 3,007+ views
    A DEADLY plague could sweep across Europe, doctors fear, after an outbreak of a virus in Ukraine plunged the country and its neighbours into a state of panic. A cocktail of three flu viruses are reported to have mutated into a single pneumonic plague, which it is believed may be far more dangerous than swine flu. The death toll has reached 189 and more than 1 million people have been infected, most of them in the nine regions of Western Ukraine. President of Ukraine Viktor Yushchenko has called in the World Health Organisation and a team of nine specialists are...
  • Chicago school board chief believed dead

    11/16/2009 11:25:33 AM PST · by Freedom_Is_Not_Free · 26 replies · 1,047+ views
    CNN.com ^ | 11/16/09
    The Chicago police would say only that authorities had found the body of an adult male about 3:15 a.m. in the area of 350 N. Orleans St., a road near a waterway in Chicago. CNN affiliate WGN-TV, citing unnamed police sources, said Scott's family had reported him missing Sunday evening. WLS-TV also reported that it was Scott's body that emergency crews recovered from the water. A report on the station's Web site did not cite a source but noted that Scott's wife, Diana Palomar, is the station's vice president of community affairs. Scott had been appointed to the Chicago Board...
  • Forces Arrest Terrorism Suspects in Iraq

    10/30/2009 6:49:11 PM PDT · by Cindy · 3 replies · 311+ views
    Note: The following text is a quote: Forces Arrest Terrorism Suspects in Iraq American Forces Press Service WASHINGTON, Oct. 30, 2009 – Iraqi forces, aided by U.S. forces advisors, detained several terrorism suspects in Iraq in recent days, including one believed responsible for the Oct. 11 bombing in Ramadi, military officials reported. Special weapons and tactics personnel and U.S. forces advisors, under the direction of the Iraqi military and the Anbar Operations Center, detained a suspect Oct. 25 in Hit, northwest of Ramadi. The man is suspected in the planning and coordination of the Oct. 11 attacks on the Ramadi...
  • Bay Bridge closed after rod snaps, cars hit

    10/27/2009 8:09:38 PM PDT · by Thidwick · 53 replies · 4,449+ views
    SFGate ^ | oct 27, 2009 | Michael Cabanatuan
    Authorities said they are shutting down the Bay Bridge in both directions after pieces of the cantilever section fell during the late-afternoon commute, striking three vehicles on the upper deck, the California Highway Patrol said. Caltrans officials said the parts that fell were two high-strength rods and a saddle that were part of the emergency repair that delayed the opening of the bridge on Labor Day weekend.
  • Part 1 of Parsing Obamacare--Electronic Health Care System, cost saving or not?

    07/27/2009 3:00:24 PM PDT · by LibertyThug · 3 replies · 305+ views
    The Examiner ^ | July 26, 2009 | Bridgette Wallis
    One of the much touted, magic money saving pills of Obama’s Health Care Plan is the pledge to cut costs and increase efficiency through electronic health information technology (HIT). According to Obama, using a nationalized HIT will help offset the increased costs of providing health care to the majority of our population. Such is his reasoning for wanting to pour at least $10 billion into a nationalized HIT every year for five years. But, a nationalized HIT brings nothing but peril to our pocketbooks, an ever ballooning government, and an uncertain future for our privacy.
  • 27 NH parks could be up for grabs

    06/18/2009 7:45:13 PM PDT · by This_far · 20 replies · 857+ views
    New Hampshire Union Leader ^ | June 18, 2009 | PAULA TRACY
    CONCORD – Twenty-seven state parks have been slated for potential sale or give-away by a cash-strapped state Division of Parks and Recreation that wants to jettison properties that don't meet its core definition of state parks.
  • Face of Defense: Airman Uses ‘Buddy Care’ to Help Man Hit by Train

    06/08/2009 4:45:40 PM PDT · by SandRat · 6 replies · 452+ views
    Face of Defence ^ | Airman 1st Class Elliott Sprehe, USAF
    CANNON AIR FORCE BASE, N.M., June 8, 2009 – Air Force Senior Airman Eric Slaugh was returning here from leave in December when he encountered a snowstorm in northeastern New Mexico, a storm that would detour him into assisting in saving someone's life. Air Force Senior Airman Eric Slaugh, his wife, Marcie, and his son, Skyler, enjoy the view of the Green River in Wyoming during a family vacation. Slaugh, assigned to the 27th Special Operations Component Maintenance Squadron at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M., used his self-aid and buddy care training to assist a man hit by a...
  • TERRY MILLER HIT PIECE ON DR. LAURA SCHLESSINGER IN PASADENA INDEPENDENT NEWSPAPER

    04/13/2009 1:38:12 PM PDT · by WayneLusvardi · 16 replies · 1,072+ views
    Pasadena Sub Rosa ^ | April 13, 2009 | Wayne Lusvardi
    The Pasadena Independent, owned by Beacon Media in Monrovia, California, has published an apparent slanderous article by Terry Miller, staff photographer, in its April 15 issue on radio talk show host Dr. Laura Schlessinger's visit to the City of Arcadia to celebrate the city as a family friendly place to live. Schlessinger was the keynote speaker at the City of Arcadia's Community Breakfast, which was reportedly sold out. Hiding behind comments by "anonymous" persons who attended the event who Miller failed to identify, we read that Schlessinger (erroneously) believes "that gay people are biological errors," that her views are "caustic...