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  • Salvation Army bell ringer robbed at gunpoint

    12/16/2013 4:56:04 PM PST · by Morgana · 15 replies
    WOWK-TV ^ | Lucas Hannon
    CHARLESTON, WV - Police are on the lookout for a suspect in an armed robbery in Huntington, WV. According to dispatchers, it happened outside of Kroger, located on 1st Street and 7th Avenue at 2:37 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14. Dispatchers say a male armed with a handgun robbed one of the bell ringers of The Salvation Army, took an entire bucket of donations, and fled on foot. We spoke to bell ringers at another Kroger location on 5th Avenue, who tell us police stopped by to tell them to take precautions.
  • 14 Year-Old Boy May Face Year in Jail for Wearing NRA T-Shirt to School (Video)

    06/15/2013 6:26:40 PM PDT · by servo1969 · 86 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 6-15-2013 | Jim Hoft
    In April 8th grade student Jared Marcum was SUSPENDED and ARRESTED for wearing a NRA T-shirt to school. Local law enforcement officials confirmed Jared Marcum was arrested over the T-shirt. It was offensive. WOWK 13 Charleston, Huntington WV News, Weather, Sports Now it looks like Jared could face up to a year in jail. Guns Save Lives reported: According to a report by WTRF the prosecuting attorney is moving forward with that charge and a judge is allowing the case to move forward. Fourteen year old Jared Marcum could face up to a $500 fine and up to a year...
  • West Virginia college students overwhelmingly reject Planned Parenthood campus group

    02/04/2013 7:21:23 PM PST · by Morgana · 31 replies
    LSN ^ | Ben Johnson
    HUNTINGTON, WV, February 4, 2013, ( – Planned Parenthood is not only facing an uphill battle in state legislatures seeking to deprive the organization of taxpayer dollars, it is also receiving a distinctly chilly welcome at some university campuses. "So many people rejected us. They acted grossed out. They didn't want to talk about it at all," said Jordan Bean, a leader of Vox, the college chapter of Planned Parenthood. Bean handed out condoms at Marshall University, where she is a senior, but said she had few takers. “We get a lot of backlash on campus, and people approach us...
  • Port Orange woman says she killed mom because 'God would make it OK' (got the idea from a TV show)

    Investigators in Volusia County said a woman was high on prescription drugs when she killed her disabled mother on Thursday. Fabian Huntington was found dead inside a home at the Laurelwood subdivision in Port Orange on Saturday afternoon.
  • Gay Marriage Rally in Huntington Prompts Counter-Protest

    HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Supporters of gay marriage rallied in front of the Cabell County Courthouse in Huntington on Tuesday, only to be met by counter-protesters. The Valentine's Day rally included an attempt by at least one gay and one lesbian couple to apply for marriage licenses. Click here to find out more! "It's a day about love," said Justin Murdock of Huntington. He and his partner, William Glavaris, were one of the couples applying for a marriage license. The demonstrators supporting gay marriage were met by counter-protesters, a group from the Mount Olive Independent Fundamental Baptist Church of Hurricane....
  • Are you happy now, Mrs Petkov? Girl, 9, with Huntington's dies (Shortened Title)

    01/13/2012 3:52:40 PM PST · by Dallas59 · 33 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | 1/12/2012 | Mail Online
    A nine-year-old girl whose tragic battle with Huntington's disease captured the nation’s sympathy after she was taunted about her suffering on Facebook by a neighbour died last night. Kathleen Edward, of Wyandotte, Michigan, is expected to be buried at a memorial garden in nearby town Livonia next to her late mother Laura Edward, 24, who also died of the brain disorder, in 2009. The girl hit the headlines 15 months ago when Jennifer Petkov, a neighbour of her grandmother Rebecca Rose, posted nasty images on Facebook that made fun of both Kathleen and Mrs Edward.
  • Former Huntington Indiana Mayor wants job back

    06/03/2010 9:02:21 AM PDT · by mshoffner · 1 replies · 216+ views
    Huntington Political Examiner ^ | 06/03/2010 | Mark Shoffner
    Former Huntington mayor, Terry Abbett, wants his old job back. In an interview with a local television station Mr. Abbett said that he has looked at the city's finances and knows where to make cuts without layoffs.
  • Huntington shooting update

    05/17/2010 7:27:59 AM PDT · by mshoffner · 11 replies · 481+ views
    Huntington Political Examiner ^ | 05/17/2010 | Mark Shoffner
    The Huntington, Indiana police have confirmed, that the shooting victim is 29 year old Donald "Jayare" Barton. The Huntington County Coroner has ruled the shooting a homocide. They have also stated, that they are continuing to investigate.
  • Shooting in Huntington claims man's life

    05/16/2010 1:03:59 PM PDT · by mshoffner · 6 replies · 544+ views
    Huntington Political Examiner ^ | 05/16/2010 | Mark Shoffner
    Early Staurday morning, the Huntington Indiana police received a call to respond to a shooting in the 600 block of Henry St. As of this writing, there has been no official report released by the coroner or police department.
  • Independence Caucus to support Ron Fusselman for the Indiana House

    04/14/2010 8:13:45 AM PDT · by mshoffner · 167+ views
    Huntington Political Examiner ^ | 04/14/2010 | Mark Shoffner
    Huntington Indiana's own Ron Fusselman has gained the support of a national group, in his quest to obtain the District 50 seat in the Indiana House of Representatives. Mr. Fusselman made the endorsement announcement on his campaign's Facebook page
  • Huntington County Clerk starts to look guilty and unethical

    04/10/2010 5:54:14 AM PDT · by mshoffner · 7 replies · 851+ views
    Huntington Political Examiner ^ | 04/10/2010 | Mark Shoffner
    Huntington County Clerk Felts, must be feeling some pretty heavy heat over her decision to change a date and time stamp on candidacy papers that were filed in February. The story of the change, reported here earlier this week, has formed more questions that County Clerk Felts needs to answer. Two updates have come to light on this story.
  • Trashtown, USA

    04/06/2010 1:28:06 AM PDT · by mshoffner · 37 replies · 778+ views
    Huntington Political Examiner ^ | 04/06/2010 | Mark Shoffner
    Making good on a promise to cut city costs, Huntington Mayor Updike has cut trash pickup to the first and third weeks of the month. This new schedule started in March and has already caused a problem with Huntington citizens.
  • Huntington PD makes massive drug sweep

    03/14/2010 7:21:42 AM PDT · by mshoffner · 3 replies · 608+ views
    Huntington Political Examiner ^ | 03/14/2010 | Mark Shoffner
    This last Thursday morning, Huntington looked like a major city. Huntington PD in conjuction with Huntington County Sherrif's Department, Indiana State police and officers from surrounding communities, moved across the community in Operation Cocktail Party. They hit home after home in an operation that would make the DEA proud.
  • Black tar moves in, and death follows (Heroin dealers from Mexico)

    02/15/2010 6:44:22 PM PST · by ruralvoter · 19 replies · 1,237+ views
    Los Angeles Times ^ | 2/15/10 | Sam Quinones
    On a Monday in September 2007, Teddy Johnson went to his son's apartment. Adam Johnson, 22, was in his first year at Marshall University in Huntington. A history major, he played guitar, drums and bass, loved glam bands like the New York Dolls and hosted "The Oscillating Zoo," an eclectic rock show on the university radio station. Teddy hadn't heard from his son in three days. Letting himself into the apartment, he found Adam lying lifeless on his bed, in the same shirt he'd seen him wearing three days earlier. The cause of death: a heroin overdose. "I had no...
  • Clash of Civilizations

    01/05/2009 9:15:41 AM PST · by foutsc · 8 replies · 477+ views
    Nietzsche is Dead ^ | 5 Jan 09 | foutsc
    Did Nostradamus predict 9/11? No, but Samuel P. Huntington did. Dr. Huntington of "Clash of Civilizations" fame, died recently. As Mark Steyn points out, this Harvard professor of Political Science championed the idea that culture trumps all. Steyn gives us an example of his own: in Bradford, 75 per cent of Pakistani Britons are married to their first cousins. As to the seductive assimilatory charms of time, 30 years ago the percentage was half that. A victory for culture over economics. The Australian has a great article on this great man who foresaw this current age of terrorism back in...
  • Samuel Huntington’s True Vision - The fruits of tolerance need roots in the soil of culture and...

    01/02/2009 10:11:42 PM PST · by neverdem · 3 replies · 539+ views
    National Review Online ^ | December 31, 2008 | Jonah Goldberg
    December 31, 2008, 0:00 a.m. Samuel Huntington’s True VisionThe fruits of tolerance need roots in the soil of culture and identity. By Jonah Goldberg This time of year, newspapers and magazines swell with retrospectives on the year that was, predictions for the year to come, and cogitations on meaningless trends and contrived fads. Against this backdrop, there’s an added poignancy to the death of Samuel P. Huntington, who died Christmas Eve at the age of 81. A decent, profound, and profoundly consequential man, the Harvard professor was one of the lions of 20th century social science. He spotted trends...
  • Samuel Huntington's Warning-He predicted a 'clash of civilizations,' not the illusion of Davos Man.

    12/30/2008 1:41:44 PM PST · by BGHater · 20 replies · 931+ views
    WSJ ^ | 30 Dec 2008 | FOUAD AJAMI
    The last of Samuel Huntington's books -- "Who Are We? The Challenges to America's National Identity," published four years ago -- may have been his most passionate work. It was like that with the celebrated Harvard political scientist, who died last week at 81. He was a man of diffidence and reserve, yet he was always caught up in the political storms of recent decades. "This book is shaped by my own identities as a patriot and a scholar," he wrote. "As a patriot I am deeply concerned about the unity and strength of my country as a society based...
  • Scholar & Gentleman: Sam Huntington, R.I.P.

    12/29/2008 1:23:28 PM PST · by neverdem · 3 replies · 291+ views
    National Review Online ^ | December 29, 2008 | Mackubin Thomas Owens
    December 29, 2008, 1:13 a.m. Scholar & GentlemanSam Huntington, R.I.P. By Mackubin Thomas Owens A scholar who gains renown in one area of his academic field is considered a success. So what can we say about a scholar who has made major contributions to three? Sam Huntington, who passed away this past weekend at the age of 81, accomplished this in the field of political science. Professor Huntington produced major works in the areas of civil-military relations, democratic theory, and international relations. But Sam produced something even more important than scholarly works: brilliant students, including Eliot Cohen, Steve Rosen,...
  • "Clash of Civilizations" author Samuel Huntington dies

    12/27/2008 6:43:54 PM PST · by rmlew · 22 replies · 1,212+ views
    Reuters ^ | December 27, 2008 | Muralikumar Anantharaman
    BOSTON (Reuters) - Political scientist Samuel Huntington, whose controversial book "The Clash of Civilizations" predicted conflict between the West and the Islamic world, has died at age 81, Harvard University said on Saturday. Huntington, who taught for 58 years at Harvard before retiring in 2007, died Wednesday at a nursing facility in Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts, the university said on its website. In his 1996 "The Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of World Order," which expanded on his 1993 article in Foreign Affairs magazine, Huntington divided the world into rival civilizations based mainly on religious traditions such as Christianity, Islam,...
  • How to Manage Savagery

    09/02/2008 9:31:39 AM PDT · by forkinsocket · 2 replies · 137+ views
    Commentary Magazine ^ | September 2008 | Bret Stephens
    “Islam has bloody borders.” So wrote Samuel Huntington in “The Clash of Civilizations?,” his 1993 Foreign Affairs article later expanded (minus the question mark) into a best-selling book. Huntington argued that, eclipsing past eras of national and ideological conflict, “the battle lines of the future” would be drawn along the “fault lines between civilizations.” Here, according to Huntington, was where current and coming generations would define the all-important “us” versus “them.” At the time of its writing, “The Clash of Civilizations?” had, beyond the virtues of pithiness and historical sweep, something to recommend it on purely empirical grounds. It seemed...
  • Utah - No sounds received from location of trapped miners

    08/09/2007 11:51:53 PM PDT · by HAL9000 · 13 replies · 1,659+ views
    AP News Alert ^ | August 10, 2007
    HUNTINGTON, Utah (AP) -- Authorities who successfully drilled a hole into the presumed location of the trapped Utah miners say they have received no sound from the area.
  • No Clash of Civilizations but a Clash between... Middle Ages and 21st Century

    05/24/2006 9:32:07 AM PDT · by Albion Wilde · 220 replies · 2,524+ views
    Wafa Sultan:The clash we are witnessing around the world is not a clash of religions, or a clash of civilizations.... It is a clash between a mentality that belongs to the Middle Ages and another mentality that belongs to the 21st century. It is a clash between civilization and backwardness, between the civilized and the primitive, between barbarity and rationality. It is a clash between freedom and oppression, between democracy and dictatorship. It is a clash between human rights, on the one hand, and the violation of these rights, on other hand. It is a clash between those who treat...
  • Man, Son, Neighbor Swallowed By Cesspool

    04/24/2006 7:56:54 AM PDT · by XR7 · 65 replies · 1,807+ views
    wnbc ^ | 4/24/06 | staff
    HUNTINGTON, N.Y. -- A 71-year-old man who went outside in the rain to pick up the Sunday newspaper plunged into a cesspool in his front yard, and his son and neighbor were sucked in when they tried to rescue him. Firefighters said they helped pull out the victims -- covered in raw sewage but not badly hurt. Andrew Palladino said the soggy ground, which had been soaked by two days of rain, gave way outside his Long Island home. "I walked across the lawn, and all of a sudden I disappeared," he told cable television station News 12 Long Island....
  • Animal activists convicted

    03/03/2006 5:56:12 AM PST · by libstripper · 13 replies · 471+ views
    The Daily Herald ^ | March 3, 2006 | Associated Press
    TRENTON, N.J. — An animal-rights group and six members were convicted Thursday of using their Web site to incite threats, harassment and vandalism against a company that tests drugs and household products on animals. The group, Stop Huntingdon Animal Cruelty, maintained its actions were protected under the First Amendment.
  • Huntington Beach Approves Largest U.S. Desalination Plant

    02/28/2006 2:01:51 PM PST · by BurbankKarl · 70 replies · 1,575+ views
    LA Times ^ | 2/28/06 | By Jean O. Pasco, Times Staff Writer
    A controversial proposal to build what would be the largest desalination plant in the nation along the Huntington Beach coastline was approved early today after months of raucous debate. The Huntington Beach City Council voted 4 to 3 to approve permits for Poseidon Resources Corp. to build a $250-million desalination facility next to the AES power station on Pacific Coast Highway at the city's southern edge. The desalination plant would produce as much as 50 million gallons of fresh water daily by tapping ocean water already pumped into the power station to cool the huge electrical facility. The plant still...
  • Building An American Future Means Rejecting the "Davos Culture"

    02/02/2006 6:40:03 AM PST · by Willie Green · 65 replies · 1,447+ views ^ | Wednesday, February 01, 2006 | William R. Hawkins
    For education and discussion only. Not for commercial use. In his State of the Union address, President Bush unveiled his "American Competitiveness Initiative" (ACI) that is meant to encourage innovation and strengthen the nation's ability to compete against foreign rivals. The strategy calls for an increase in Federal research programs and a push for students to do better in math and science. The commitment of only $136 billion to this effort over 10 years, most of it beyond his term in office, raises questions about his sincerity, especially measured against his past record of indifference to the challenges posed by...
  • Several Explosives Found in Huntington Harbor (OC, CA)

    01/11/2006 11:34:51 AM PST · by Yaelle · 87 replies · 8,160+ views
    KFI news AM 640 Los Angeles | 1/11/06 | KFI news AM 640 Los Angeles
    I just heard this on the news. They did say several explosives have been found in Huntington Harbor. For those that don't know the location in Orange County, CA, I will say that it's very close to a large Naval Base. Anyone heard anything more? I googled it and found no info.
  • Huntington almost lost Christmas tree-lighting

    12/10/2005 8:50:55 PM PST · by LdSentinal · 21 replies · 2,018+ views
    New York Newsday ^ | 12/9/05 | CARA TABACHNICK AND CYNTHIA DANIELS
    Huntington officials worked all night readying staff for the coming snow, but instead they woke up to a different storm Friday: a local lawyer sued to remove a nativity scene from the town's public lawn and stop Friday's Christmas tree-lighting ceremony. Mitchell Pashkin, 39, an attorney from Huntington, filed his suit in U.S. District Court in Central Islip, saying the nativity scene, Christmas tree and two signs on the Village Green that read "Peace on Earth" violated his constitutional rights because of their religious overtones.
  • Huntington Was Right

    08/03/2005 12:04:48 AM PDT · by Natty · 7 replies · 496+ views
    July 29, 2005 | Dave Aland
    Huntington Was Right My Two Cents on Nurturing our Enemies By David J. Aland [29 July 2005] Three weeks ago, terrorists bombed the mass transit system in London. Last week, they tried it again. While some may think the most recent attacks were merely incompetent copy-cat attempts, there is a clear possibility that the second wave of bombers, who chose to closely mimic the July 7th attacks, were also intended to send a calculated warning: We did this once. We can do it again. We are among you. Your very culture will be the tool we use to defeat you....
  • Huntington, W.Va., native to receive meritorious promotion in combat

    08/02/2005 6:14:28 PM PDT · by SandRat · 9 replies · 464+ views
    Marine Corps News ^ | Aug 2, 2005 | Lance Cpl. Lucian Friel
    CAMP AL QA’IM, Iraq (August 2, 2005) -- Lee D. Hale played with firecrackers when he was a young boy growing up in Huntington, W.Va., but little did he know that when he grew up he would be in Iraq using explosives as a part of his job as a combat engineer. Lance Cpl. Hale, 22, 4th Combat Engineers Battalion joined the Marine Corps after graduating from Huntington High School in 2001. Hale decided to join the Corps to help put himself through college at Marshall University, where he was studying business management prior to deploying. He decided to become...
  • Man Believes Confederate President was Nation's First President, Wants Presidential Library Built

    04/22/2005 8:29:46 PM PDT · by stainlessbanner · 20 replies · 908+ views
    First Coast news ^ | 4/19/2005 | AP
    NORWICH, Conn. (AP) -- A local man believes the first president to serve under the Articles of Confederation -- Samuel Huntington of Norwich -- was technically the nation's first president. Now, Bill Stanley is seeking $10 million to build a presidential library for Huntington here. Stanley, president of the Norwich Historical Society, asked the City Council on Monday night to donate $1 million from funds it expects to receive from the Mohegan American Indian Tribe, owners of Mohegan Sun casino. Stanley is also seeking funding from state and federal governments. "Facts are on our side. History is on our side,...
  • Transforming Islam into acceptable forms for the west is the main neoconservative project

    01/21/2005 6:40:51 AM PST · by Eurotwit · 21 replies · 566+ views
    here: via Islamicity ^ | Al-Jazeerah, January 21, 2005 | By Abdus Sattar Ghazali
    Neoconservatives’ endeavors to create a market economy version of Islam – bereft of its basic tenets - got a boost recently when Reverend James Schall, Professor of government at Georgetown University and a Jesuit priest, vigorously defended their efforts. In an article entitled “When War Must Be the Answer” published in the December/January issue of Policy Review, Schall writes about “making Islam over into politically acceptable forms.” This is the main neoconservative project and Schall argues that this program can be defended because no one, including the churches, is willing to examine in a serious way the truth claims of...
  • U.S. caught in clash of civilizations

    01/12/2005 8:26:13 PM PST · by BroncosFan · 5 replies · 1,650+ views
    Japan Today ^ | January 10, 2005 | Interview of Samuel Huntington
    U.S. caught in clash of civilizations Who Are We? The Challenges to America's National Identity By Samuel P Huntington Political scientist Samuel P Huntington made telling predictions about the current state of the world with his "Clash of Civilizations" theory almost a decade ago. Recently, he made headlines again with a new thought-provoking book, "Who Are We? The Challenges to America's National Identity," which tries to redefine the meaning of the American nation. Following the 9/11 terrorist attacks and the subsequent wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, the American people reelected President George W Bush as a war leader, despite a...
  • Statement from the General President Regarding the Events in Huntington, WV (Parlock Vindicated!)

    09/17/2004 10:03:37 AM PDT · by Dont Mention the War · 241 replies · 9,437+ views
    The International Union of Painters and Allied Trades ^ | September 17, 2004 | James A. Williams
    Statement from the General President Regarding the Events in Huntington, WVThe International Union of Painters and Allied Trades believes in the fundamental right for civil discourse, freedom of speech and activism to support our candidates and issues. What happened in Huntington, West Virginia yesterday is an affront to everything we, as a union, pride ourselves to represent. We extend our apologies to the Parlock family, especially Sophia, for the distress one of our overzealous members caused them. I have personally taken steps to address this issue internally, and will take immediate disciplinary action to the full extent allowed under U.S....
  • HUNTINGTON'S AMERICA (Mexican immigration)

    07/06/2004 11:33:40 AM PDT · by neverdem · 9 replies · 868+ views
    NRO ^ | JUL. 6, 2004 | David Frum
    ArchiveE-mail AuthorSend to a Friend <% printurl = Request.ServerVariables("URL")%> Print Version JUL. 6, 2004: HUNTINGTON'S AMERICA So I did indeed include a reading of Who Are We in my Fourth of July observances, and yes I certainly do see why the book has stirred up so much fuss. Huntington has delivered an alarming and in many ways convincing warning of current US immigration policies, which he accuses of corroding American national identity. He warns above all that today’s fashionable chatter about “multiculturalism” is becoming an enabling device for something much more dangerous: “biculturalism,” a future division of the country...
  • HISPANIC PANIC: Samuel P. Huntington and the return of the Know-Nothings.

    05/04/2004 4:31:02 PM PDT · by Clemenza · 50 replies · 398+ views
    New York Press ^ | 5/4/04 | John Dolan
    SAMUEL P. HUNTINGTON is a bigot, convinced that immigrant hordes are poisoning our Anglo-Protestant America. This in itself is not surprising; there have always been plenty of his kind on the American scene. Nor is it surprising that this bigot is a professor at Harvard. Nativism, in its 19th-century surge, was very much the darling cause of the New England elites. What is surprising is that now, a century and a half after the Know-Nothings vanished in disgrace, Huntington feels free to promote his nativist hatred in print, and can be celebrated for doing so. Post-9/11 America, as John le...

    05/02/2004 5:44:14 AM PDT · by don-o · 17 replies · 530+ views
    New York Times ^ | 5/2/04 | DEBORAH SOLOMON
    Your new book, ''Who Are We? The Challenges to America's National Identity,'' suggests that Hispanic immigrants are undermining the greatness of the United States. Over 50 percent of the immigrants coming into the country are Hispanic, from Mexico and elsewhere in Latin America. And about half of the people coming into the country speak a single, non-English language. That is totally unprecedented. Some of us find it surprising that a man like yourself, a Harvard professor and an eminent political scientist, would see the trend toward bilingualism as such a threat. There are perfectly decent, responsible, democratic countries, like...
  • The color of identity -- 50 years from now [SJ Mercury's Joe Rodriguez takes on Huntington]

    03/26/2004 11:07:57 PM PST · by risk · 64 replies · 298+ views
    San Jose Mercury News ^ | 3/26/2004 | Joe Rodriguez
    <p>Posted on Fri, Mar. 26, 2004 The color of identity -- 50 years from now WHO SAID ANGLO-PROTESTANTS HAVE THE ONE-AND-ONLY FORMULA FOR THE AMERICAN WAY OF LIFE? By Joe Rodriguez Mercury News After reading an article on how Latino immigrants threaten America's identity, values and way of life, I went looking for one of the culprits. Miriam Hernandez typed away at San Jose State University's Mexican American Studies office. The college senior and future schoolteacher wore a black T-shirt that said, ``Dangerous -- Highly Educated Chicano.''</p>
  • America in 2050: Another Country

    03/24/2004 7:20:53 AM PST · by Theodore R. · 102 replies · 529+ views ^ | 03-24-04 | Buchanan, Patrick J.
    America in 2050: Another country Posted: March 24, 2004 1:00 a.m. Eastern © 2004 In 1960, when JFK defeated Nixon, America was a nation of 160 million, 90 percent white and 10 percent black, with a few million Hispanics and Asians sprinkled among us. We were one nation, one people. We worshipped the same God, spoke the same English language, studied American history and English literature, honored the same heroes, read the same books, watched the same TV shows, went to the same movies, and saw ourselves as defenders of Western Civilization against the godless communism of the Soviet...
  • Racists will love new 'Hispanic threat' book [GAG ALERT]

    03/03/2004 2:55:13 PM PST · by MegaSilver · 78 replies · 380+ views
    The Miami Herald ^ | 03 March 2004 | Andres Oppenheimer
    Racists in America must be having a field day: At long last, they have found a world-renowned intellectual -- Harvard's Academy for International and Area Studies Chairman Samuel Huntington -- to rationalize their resentment against America's rapidly growing Hispanic community. Huntington, whose 1993 book The Clash of Civilizations was later credited for having foreseen the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, says in his forthcoming book Who We Are (Simon & Schuster) that the United States is threatened with national disintegration because of the soaring rate of Hispanic immigrants. ''The single most immediate and most serious challenge to America's traditional identity...
  • Re: "Who We Are" (Miami Herald: 'Hispanic threat' real to some, 'dangerous rhetoric' to others)

    03/03/2004 3:00:30 PM PST · by MegaSilver · 14 replies · 227+ views
    The Miami Herald ^ | 03 March 2004
    Re Andres Oppenheimer's Feb. 26 column, Racists will love new 'Hispanic threat' book, about Samuel Huntington's forthcoming work Who We Are: I have worked in public relations for some time now, predominantly in marketing to U.S. Hispanics. Much of my job is to do research about what makes Hispanics tick and how best to reach them. Given my expertise, Huntington's book sounds offensive, with dangerous rhetoric. This country is founded on the basis that all people are welcome and encouraged to assimilate. The variety has created a fascinating mix of cultures, where much can be gained from the experiences of...
  • Group Aims to Challenge Washington Status [Samuel Huntington was first U.S. president?]

    01/27/2004 1:25:36 AM PST · by HAL9000 · 11 replies · 316+ views
    Associated Press | January 27, 2004 | NOREEN GILLESPIE
    HARTFORD, Conn. - George Washington is facing an opponent for office, even though his term has long expired. The title of "first president" has always belonged to Washington, but in the southeastern Connecticut city of Norwich, there's a mounting effort to rewrite history. The Norwich Historical Society believes the title rightfully belongs to Samuel Huntington, the Connecticut native and president of the Continental Congress when the Articles of Confederation were ratified in 1781. "We don't do this in the spirit of anything except having history be historically correct," said Bill Stanley, the association's president. "The honor of first president...
  • Israeli MS drug to be tested on Huntington's disease patients

    09/22/2003 5:48:08 PM PDT · by yonif · 1 replies · 187+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | Sep. 22, 2003 | JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
    A drug developed at the Weizmann Institute of Science that is successful in slowing and minimizing neurological attacks on multiple sclerosis (MS) patients will soon undergo phase II clinical trials on patients with the fatal genetic disorder Huntington's disease (HD). Named for Dr. George Huntington, who first identified it in 1872, HD is a degenerative brain disorder whose symptoms usually appear suddenly between the ages of 30 and 45, though it can show up even in toddlers. It slowly diminishes the ability of victims to walk, think, talk, and reason, causing severe disability before the victim dies. More than 250,000...
  • Special Metals contract rejected (Union Votes Down Contract, Co. Likely To File Ch 7 Within Days)

    08/25/2003 7:25:02 PM PDT · by Timesink · 75 replies · 728+ views
    The Herald-Dispatch ^ | August 25, 2003 | Jim Ross
    <p>HUNTINGTON -- Workers at the Special Metals Corp. nickel alloy plant in Huntington rejected a proposed contract offer Monday that their union leadership and company executives said was necessary to keep the plant open.</p> <p>The vote, announced at 8:30 p.m. after a full day of voting, was 236 workers for the new contract and 303 against it.</p>
  • [WCHS Anchor] McGee loses his job ("As God is my witness, I thought SUV's could fly!")

    07/04/2003 2:22:27 PM PDT · by Dont Mention the War · 12 replies · 494+ views
    Charleston Daily Mail ^ | July 4, 2003 | Brad McElhinny
    McGee loses his job Termination follows anchorman's arrest in DUI-related case Brad McElhinny <> Daily Mail staff Friday July 04, 2003; 10:30 AM Television anchorman Tom McGee has been fired from his job at WCHS and WVAH Fox 11 after a drunken driving arrest, sources said. Station manager Terry Cole said he could not confirm the firing. "I can't comment on personnel matters," Cole said Thursday evening. The two Charleston-area television stations already have taken pictures and references to McGee from their Web sites. The anchorman's position is expected to be posted early next week, sources from the station said....
  • Haunting Hillary in Huntington (Carl Limbacher, Mike Seigel, and Sean Hannity Show Up)

    06/21/2003 10:21:06 AM PDT · by firebrand · 157 replies · 1,860+ views
    June 21, 2003 | firebrand
    Doctor Raoul and I met at Penn Station (thanks to cell phones--who knew there were two Acela waiting rooms?). The Doctor had already come up on the NJ Coast Line, with his Santa's sack of signs and costumes, plus bullhorn (which we were not allowed to use). We caught the 4:01 to Huntington and were met at the train by deadhead and alisasny.When the four of us got to the site, there were already a young man and a young woman holding signs. They were from Marist College. Later, other wonderful kids from Our Lady of Mercy Academy in Syosset,...
  • Hillary Does Huntington

    06/20/2003 10:51:44 PM PDT · by Hugenot · 23 replies · 1,021+ views
    SeaMax ^ | June21,2003 | John Rossiello
    "I Love Hillary -- I don't care about the truth," a woman shouted from the open window of a minivan on New York Avenue in Huntington, Long Island, New York on Friday night. Former first lady Hillary Clinton had a pretty good turn out for her book signing -- Book Revue of Huntington, Long Island was packed to capacity on Friday. However, protestors were not too fond of the fact that Hillary was in town to support her book. Talk Radio legend Bob Grant of WOR710 in New York interviewed Carl Limbacher and I as protestors shouted "Buy the next...
  • I have found out who Greg Packer really is!

    06/20/2003 10:12:45 AM PDT · by Blood of Tyrants · 44 replies · 627+ views
    6/20/03 | Blood of Tyrnats
    Is there any doubt?
  • Rally For America: 20,000+ gather at MU stadium in support of America’s troops

    05/25/2003 12:32:28 PM PDT · by YoungKentuckyConservative · 29 replies · 372+ views
    The Herald-Dispatch ^ | 5/25/03 | JEAN TARBETT
    A moving memorial 20,000+ gather at MU stadium in support of America’s troops By JEAN TARBETT - The Herald-Dispatch HUNTINGTON -- Kyle Smithson couldn’t say the words. "Just because," he said with tears in his eyes, summing up the reason he drove from Cincinnati to Huntington, painted USMC on his forehead for "United States Marine Corps" and carted flags and signs into Marshall University Stadium Saturday. When the former Marine found his voice, he managed an explanation: "To thank the ones who have come home and the ones who didn’t come home and to thank the families of both." Smithson...
  • Details on Rally For America?(VANITY)

    05/25/2003 9:53:12 AM PDT · by Optimist · 8 replies · 323+ views
    open ^ | 5/25/03 | Optimist
    Any reports on the May 24 Glenn Beck Rally for Americaat Marshall University Stadium in Huntington,West Virginia? The following billboard greeted "caravan members as they entered Huntington from Columbus,OH.