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  • U.S. Attorneys' Office moves to dismiss Orly Taitz's Quo Warranto case

    03/02/2010 1:15:47 PM PST · by BuckeyeTexan · 69 replies · 2,422+ views
    U.S. District Court for D.C. ^ | 02/26/2010 | U.S. Attorneys' Office
    U.S. Attorneys with the Department of Justice have moved to dismiss Orly Taitz's Quo Warranto case for lack of jurisdiction. Additionally, the U.S. Attorneys' Office asserts that any judicial or bar sanctions against Dr. Taitz are the consequences of her own actions. "Although, to Defendant's knowledge, this is Dr. Taitz’s first case in which she serves as Plaintiff, this is not her first bite at the apple, or even her second: she has unsuccessfully represented plaintiffs in at least three judicial districts seeking to raise similar claims. In each of these cases, the United States district courts have declined to...
  • Will FR embrace socialism to make way for Rudy Giuliani as a Republican presidential candidate?

    04/21/2007 6:42:25 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 18,464 replies · 540,699+ views
    vanity | April 21, 2007 | Jim Robinson
    We've got some real challenges facing us. FR was established to fight against government corruption, overstepping, and abuse and to fight for a return to the limited constitutional government as envisioned and set forth by our founding fathers in the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution and other founding documents. One of the biggest cases of government corruption, overstepping and abuse that I know of is its disgraceful headlong slide into a socialist hell. Our founders never intended for abortion to be the law of the land. And they never intended the Supreme Court to be a legislative body. They...
  • First Lady: Don't Campaign on Marriage Ban

    05/14/2006 12:28:06 PM PDT · by notes2005 · 209 replies · 2,452+ views
    AP ^ | 05/14/2006 | By NEDRA PICKLER
    WASHINGTON - Some election-year advice to Republicans from a high-ranking source who has the president's ear: Don't use a proposed constitutional amendment against gay marriage as a campaign tool. Just who is that political strategist? Laura Bush. The first lady told "Fox News Sunday" that she thinks the American people want a debate on the issue. But, she said, "I don't think it should be used as a campaign tool, obviously." "It requires a lot of sensitivity to just talk about the issue — a lot of sensitivity," she said. The Senate will debate legislation that would have the Constitution...
  • Pentagon Exploring Border Control Patrols

    05/11/2006 7:16:42 PM PDT · by STARWISE · 151 replies · 2,459+ views
    AP/Yahoo News ^ | 5-11-06 | Lolita Baldor
    WASHINGTON - The Pentagon is looking at ways the military can help provide more security along the U.S. southern border, defense officials said Thursday, once again drawing the nation's armed forces into a politically sensitive domestic role. On Capitol Hill on Thursday, the House voted 252-171 to allow Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld to assign military personnel under certain circumstances to help the Homeland Security Department perform border security. The House added the provision to a larger military measure. Paul McHale, the assistant secretary of defense for homeland defense, asked officials this week to come up with options for the...
  • Sources: Bush Plans National Guard on Border..

    05/12/2006 9:18:12 AM PDT · by xjcsa · 1,318 replies · 22,422+ views
    Drudge Report ^ | May 12, 2006 | Matt Drudge
    Headline only so far...
  • Bush Accepts DP World's Offer of Review

    02/26/2006 4:19:04 PM PST · by KCRW · 559 replies · 5,970+ views
    The Miami Herald ^ | 02/26/2006 | TED BRIDIS
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Bush administration said Sunday it will accept an extraordinary offer by a United Arab Emirates-based company to submit to a second - and broader - U.S. review of potential security risks in its deal to take over significant operations at six leading American ports. The plan averts an impending political showdown. The Treasury Department said in a statement it will promptly begin the review once the company formally files a request for one. It said the same government panel that earlier investigated the deal but found no reason for national security concerns will reconsider it. In...
  • Rape verdict: can we feel safe in Dubai still?

    02/25/2006 8:57:50 PM PST · by Cornpone · 49 replies · 1,616+ views
    7DAYS ^ | 23 February 2006 | multiple letters
    My women friends and I used to feel pretty secure being in Dubai, because we used to believe the Dubai mantra “The city that cares” and we hear repeatedly government officials touting the low crime rate. All that flew out the window when this Dubai court doled out a sentence of two year imprisonment for gang rape! We are all truly outraged! What a sham! Even as Dubai claimed itself to be socially progressive in many ways, we had not for a minute thought it would be so far behind in its policies and protection of crimes against women. This...
  • Rasmussen: Just 17% Favor Dubai Ports Deal

    02/26/2006 12:41:06 AM PST · by Flux Capacitor · 255 replies · 2,964+ views
    Rasmussen Reports ^ | 2-24-2006 | Scott Rasmussen
    Survey of 1,000 Adults February 22-23, 2006Should Dubai Ports World Be Allowed to Buy Port Operating Rights? Yes 17% No 64% Are Port Operating Rights Currently Owned by U.S. Firm? Yes 15% No 39% Not Sure 46% Trust More on National Security President Bush 41% Democrats in Congress 43% February 24, 2006--Just 17% of Americans believe Dubai Ports World should be allowed to purchase operating rights to several U.S. ports. A Rasmussen Reports survey found that 64% disagree and believe the sale should not be allowed. Just 39% of Americans know that the operating rights are currently owned by a...
  • Handing U.S. port security to UAE is terrible idea

    02/25/2006 4:21:24 PM PST · by SwordofTruth · 653 replies · 6,155+ views
    The Columbus Dispatch ^ | 2/22/2006 | Cal Thomas
    On Sunday, the Australian government issued the following alert to its citizens: "We advise you to exercise a high degree of caution in the United Arab Emirates because of the high threat of terrorist attack. We continue to receive reports that terrorists are planning attacks against Western interests in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Commercial and public areas frequented by foreigners are possible terrorist targets." The United States has approved a business deal that would turn over the operation of six major American ports to a company that is owned by the UAE, the very country Australians are to be...
  • Bush will veto any bill to stop port deal

    02/21/2006 12:32:20 PM PST · by Brian Mosely · 3,078 replies · 55,497+ views
    ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE (AP) — President Bush says the deal allowing an Arab company to take over six major U.S. seaports should go forward and he will veto any bill that would stop it.