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  • Pentagon Hosts Ramadan Iftar Dinner Keynoted by Keith Ellison

    07/22/2013 5:39:58 PM PDT · by Nachum · 46 replies
    creeping sharia ^ | 7/22/13 | creeping
    via Department of Defense celebrates Iftar meal at the Pentagon | Article | The United States Army. WASHINGTON (Army News Service, July 15, 2013) — The Department of Defense celebrated its 15th Iftar meal, July 12, at the Pentagon. Attending the event were senior defense leaders, White House and congressional staffers, foreign dignitaries, defense attachés, imams, Gold Star families, and Muslims who work in the defense community. “The month of Ramadan focuses on a lot of things,” said Col. Thomas Waynick, the Pentagon chaplain. “Among them, focusing one’s heart away from worldly activities, the cleansing of one’s soul to free...
  • Sandra Fluke Hosts Obama Event In Nevada (10 PEOPLE SHOW UP!)

    10/20/2012 10:02:40 PM PDT · by My Favorite Headache · 138 replies
    Sandra Fluke shows up to host a rally for Obama/Biden in Reno and 10 people show up. Can not post the story due to FR restrictions.
  • WordPress Web Hosting

    07/28/2011 2:55:07 PM PDT · by LeoWindhorse · 5 replies ^ | July 28 , 2011 | me
    There are hundreds of thousands of web hosts out there, the vast majority of which meet the WordPress minimum requirements, and choosing one from the crowd can be a chore. Just like flowers need the right environment to grow, WordPress works best when it’s in a rich hosting environment. We’ve dealt with more hosts than you can imagine; in our opinion, the hosts below represent some of the best and brightest of the hosting world. If you do decide to go with one of the hosts below and click through from this page, some will donate a portion of your...
  • White House hosts Hanukkah party

    12/03/2010 9:10:13 AM PST · by ColdOne · 14 replies
    Politico44 ^ | 12/03/10 | POLITICO STAFF
    President Obama, first lady Michelle Obama and Vice President Joe Biden hosted a party Thursday marking the second day of the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah. Obama offered condolences to those who have died in a forest fire in northern Israel before recounting the story of the Maccabees fighting in the Temple in Jersualem watching a day's worth of oil burn for eight.
  • Singer Gloria Estefan Hosts Obama, Turns Back on Cuba

    10/26/2010 3:54:11 PM PDT · by Nachum · 4 replies
    Big Hollywood ^ | 10/26/10 | Victoria Jackson
    So, I’m sitting in my local diner staring at a pair of gorgeous breasts that are hovering over my husband’s face as the twenty year old waitress takes our lunch order. She purrs, “Ready?” I think she just winked at him. He pretends not to notice. I am in the middle of a good story about my wonderful, recent trip to the AZ Freedom Rally II. After an eternity, the gorgeous, young boobs leave and I resume my tale, ” …the greatest thing about this crucial moment in history is the fact that I am meeting the greatest people on...
  • Obama hosts Muslim entrepreneurs

    04/26/2010 9:08:42 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 46 replies · 1,067+ views
    AFP on Yahoo ^ | Andrew Beatty
    WASHINGTON (AFP) – US President Barack Obama laid a key plank of his strategy to mend ties with the Islamic world on Monday hosting a summit to boost economic development in Muslim nations. In a step the White House hopes will help shift relations beyond decades of talk about terrorism and conflict, Obama brought entrepreneurs from 50 countries to Washington for two days to spur economic ties. The president pledged to host the meeting in a landmark speech in Cairo last June, when he also called for a "new beginning" to relations between the United States and the Muslim world....
  • US Org. Hosts Cancer Meet, Israelis not Welcome

    10/19/2009 9:16:46 PM PDT · by Nachum · 13 replies · 854+ views
    INN ^ | 10/19/09 | Maayana Miskin
    ( A United States-based organization's conference on breast cancer awareness, to be hosted in Egypt, has been touted by international news networks as an example of “unprecedented cooperation” in the region. However, according to Channel 2 news, the celebration of unity may be premature, as Israeli doctors were told at the last minute that their invitations to participate had been rescinded.
  • Obama Hosts Jordan, Demands Israeli ‘Goodwill’

    04/21/2009 10:52:23 AM PDT · by Nachum · 28 replies · 893+ views
    Arutz 7 ^ | 4/21/09 | Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu
    U.S. President Barack Obama launched his personal Middle East initiative Tuesday by hosting Jordanian King Abdullah II, who separately met with Christian, Muslim and Reform Jewish leaders for support for a Palestinian Authority state. President Obama told King Abdullah that Israel and the PA “cannot talk forever” and demanded that both sides show “goodwill.” He specifically said that Netanyahu government leaders are “going to have to solidify their position."
  • Sick of popups? Sick of banner ads? Sick of third party cookies? -- a suggestion

    01/26/2009 2:59:32 AM PST · by markomalley · 52 replies · 2,395+ views
    1/26/2009 | Vanity
    If you don't like going to Drudge and dealing with popups or getting tracked by third party cookies, I would suggest that you visit the following site: Blocking Unwanted Parasites with a Hosts FileThis site maintains an updated "HOSTS" file that has a pretty comprehensive list of known ad and spyware sites and will cause your browser to not go to those sites if the page you are loading wants to get a banner ad, popup ad, webbug, or third party tracking cookie. The list of blocked sites is updated about once a month. How does it work? When you...
  • How to Ban Web Sites from your Computer

    08/25/2008 10:45:45 AM PDT · by Winged Hussar · 34 replies · 1,214+ views
    The Husaria: For Our Freedom and Yours ^ | July 20 2008 | Winged Hussar 1683
    Web site advertising is often reasonable, and it is the way that many sites earn enough money to deliver their content. ...There are unfortunately advertisers that abuse the privilege of access to people’s computers by pushing ads–usually Shockwave Flash–with excessive bandwidth utilization that slows even DSL Internet connections noticeably. (We banned from our computer eight or nine years ago, when we were still using a dial-up connection, because it kept refreshing its banner ads.) Other ads superimpose themselves over the page content, and have no button on which to click to close them. Still others vibrate or jiggle back...
  • Oprah hosts Obama in star-studded event

    09/08/2007 8:14:08 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 59 replies · 1,316+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 9/8/07 | Allison Hoffman - ap
    MONTECITO, Calif. - Oprah Winfrey rolled out the red carpet Saturday for Barack Obama at a gala fundraiser attended by high-wattage stars that was expected to raise $3 million for the Democratic presidential candidate. The most powerful woman in show business celebrated her favorite candidate with 1,500 guests at her palatial estate in this coastal enclave south of Santa Barbara. Tickets to the sold-out private event went for $2,300 apiece, keeping them within campaign finance limits. Stevie Wonder performed for guests, who included Sidney Poitier, Forest Whitaker, Chris Rock, Cindy Crawford, Jimmy Connors, Linda Evans, Dennis Haysbert and many others....
  • GOP Debate Organized & Hosted by Talk Radio Hosts (Comments)?

    07/28/2007 10:33:02 AM PDT · by msnpatriot · 28 replies · 592+ views
    7/28/07 | Myself
    "The YouTube/CNN Democratic Presidential Debate showed why we can’t have any of the Democrats be elected president. What a crew! They make the famous bar scene in Star Wars look main-stream! An idea: what if Talk Radio hosts around the country banned together and held a Talk Radio GOP Presidential Debate this fall - to be simulcast on dozens of talk radio shows and stations around the country - with questions coming over the phone like any other talk radio show? And if some TV network wanted to simulcast it, that’s fine. But the main thrust is the vast talk...
  • Bush Hosts Dinner To End Bitter Feud Between Key Allies In War On Terror

    09/26/2006 7:06:40 PM PDT · by blam · 11 replies · 818+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 9-27-2006 | Francis Harris - Harry Mount
    Bush hosts dinner to end bitter feud between key allies in war on terror By Francis Harris in Washington and Harry Mount in New York (Filed: 27/09/2006) President George W Bush was struggling last night to calm fierce and increasingly personal exchanges between the leaders of Pakistan and Afghanistan, key allies in America's war on terror. With tensions rising between President Pervez Musharraf of Pakistan and President Hamid Karzai of Afghanistan, Mr Bush asked both to dinner at the White House this evening in an attempt to help defuse a damaging row. Afghanistan President Karzai with US President Bush "You...
  • Annapolis Hosts First Maryland Freedom Walk

    09/12/2006 7:19:19 PM PDT · by SandRat · 1 replies · 231+ views
    ANNAPOLIS, Md., Sept. 12, 2006 – This colonial city, Maryland’s capital and home of the U.S. Naval Academy, commemorated the fifth anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks yesterday morning with its first Maryland Freedom Walk. More than 100 area residents joined Gov. Robert Ehrlich and Annapolis Mayor Ellen Moyer at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium, walking together through a light drizzle to the Maryland Fallen Firefighters Memorial. The Annapolis City Color Guard led the procession along Rowe Boulevard, the main thoroughfare into the city center, to the memorial. There, fourth graders from St. Mary’s Elementary School led participants in...
  • America Supports You: White Sands Hosts First 2006 Freedom Walk

    09/08/2006 8:58:12 PM PDT · by SandRat · 2 replies · 718+ views
    WASHINGTON, Sept. 8, 2006 -- White Sands Missile Range, N.M., yesterday became the first U.S. city to hold a local Freedom Walk to commemorate the fifth anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks and honor veterans past and present. More than 30 military and civilian employees at White Sands Missile Range, N.M., gather for the Sept. 7 Freedom Walk to commemorate the fifth anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks and to honor veterans, past and present. Photo by Jose Salazar  '(Click photo for screen-resolution image);high-resolution image available. More than 30 military and civilian employees at the massive range,...
  • Texan Hosts Arm Against Crime Wave (Katrina - Houston)

    08/26/2006 6:25:23 PM PDT · by blam · 52 replies · 2,593+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 8-27-2006 | Philip Sherwell
    Texan hosts arm against crime wave By Philip Sherwell in Houston (Filed: 27/08/2006) Hurricane Katrina may not have pounded Houston, but a year later the city is reeling from an ugly aftermath of the storm - a surging crime wave. The murder rate in the Texan city has soared by almost 20 per cent since 150,000 Katrina evacuees arrived in August last year. According to police statistics, they are involved - as victim or killer - in one of every five homicides. In the gun stores and on the shooting ranges of America's oil industry capital, business is booming as...
  • Georgia Army Base Hosts Career Workshop for Wounded Veterans

    08/08/2006 4:32:12 PM PDT · by SandRat · 6 replies · 353+ views
    WASHINGTON, Aug. 8, 2006 – A workshop today and tomorrow at Fort Gordon, Ga., is providing career guidance for wounded servicemembers. The Defense Applicant Assistance Office, of the Office of the Secretary of Defense, and the Army’s Installation Management Agency are sponsoring the “Hiring Heroes/Wounded Warriors Technical Workshop” and career fair at Fort Gordon’s Gordon Club. The program will provide transitional career and employment information for soldiers who have suffered injuries while supporting operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom. DoD officials said the program is the first of its kind and will address issues such as benefits, entitlements and employment...
  • House panel hosts illegal immigration hearing in San Diego

    08/02/2006 7:55:03 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 17 replies · 379+ views
    AP on Bakersfield Californian ^ | 8/2/06 | Allison Hoffman - ap
    House Republicans, speaking Wednesday at a field hearing aimed at exposing flaws in rival Senate legislation, said illegal immigrants cost taxpayers by straining government services. Democrats said GOP leaders were stalling to avoid a bruising fight within their party over a sweeping immigration overhaul before November midterm elections. The House Judiciary Committee met at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot in what Republicans billed as a hearing to examine "the tremendous burden" that Senate legislation would impose on taxpayers to pay for health care, education and other services. About 100 people attended the 90-minute hearing. "If we do not control the...
  • Rainy Netherlands hosts solar boat race

    06/24/2006 4:43:11 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 6 replies · 262+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 6/24/06 | Toby Sterling - ap
    LEEUWARDEN, Netherlands - Ladies and gentlemen, start your engines — sort of. More than 20 teams from Europe and the United States are gearing up for the Nuon Solar Challenge, a contest to build and race a solar-powered boat. While a similar competition is held on land in Australia under a blazing sun, these contestants have built crafts to navigate the lakes, rivers, and creeks in the far northwest of the Netherlands, where thunderstorms are common. It would take a minor miracle for clear skies to prevail for the duration of the race, which runs from Monday to July 1....
  • Aircraft Carrier Hosts Moroccan Dignitaries [USS Enterprise (CVN 65)]

    05/15/2006 4:46:32 PM PDT · by SandRat · 8 replies · 548+ views ^ | Journalist 2nd Class (SW) Jason Thompson
    MEDITERRANEAN SEA– The U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65) hosted a special delegation of Moroccan dignitaries, high-ranking military officers and reporters to the ship Friday, May 12. Moroccan speaker of parliament, Abdulwahed Radi, was among the visitors to tour the massive ship, observe flight operations and experience daily life at sea. The distinguished visitors also met with the Commander of the Enterprise Carrier Strike Group Rear Adm. Ray Spicer and toured Big E's navigation bridge, flight deck control tower, hangar bay and foc'sle. Capt. Larry Rice, Commanding Officer of Enterprise, said the visit was part of U.S. efforts...