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  • Extreme Athlete Dean Potter, 2nd Man Found Dead in Yosemite National Park

    05/18/2015 7:08:25 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 65 replies
    Extreme athlete Dean Potter and another man were found dead Sunday in Yosemite National Park after an apparent BASE jumping accident, park officials said. Potter and Graham Hunt were jumping Saturday night from Taft Point, a 7,500-foot peak above Yosemite Valley, park spokesman Scott Gediman said.
  • This Longtime IHOP Owner Sold His 16 Restaurants Because of Obamacare

    03/22/2015 7:51:07 PM PDT · by PROCON · 16 replies ^ | March 22, 2015 | Rob Bluey
    Four years ago, my reporting on Obamacare brought me to the city of Terre Haute, Ind. Located near the Illinois’ border, about an hour’s drive from Indianapolis, the city of 60,000 residents reminded me of the area where I grew up near Utica, N.Y.It was a brisk March morning, nearly a year after President Obama signed the Affordable Care Act, and I had trekked to the Midwest with a camera crew to meet Scott Womack, owner of about a dozen IHOP restaurants in Indiana and Ohio. Womack’s testimony before Congress earlier in 2011 caught my attention and I wanted to...
  • Top court hears appeal on American activist’s death

    05/21/2014 7:59:16 AM PDT · by Former Fetus · 46 replies
    Almost two years after a Haifa court ruled that Israel was not negligent in the 2003 death of American activist Rachel Corrie during a protest against IDF operations in the Gaza Strip, the Supreme Court heard her family’s appeal of the verdict Wednesday afternoon. Speaking before the hearing in Jerusalem, Craig Corrie, the activist’s father, said the lower court’s ruling had given the army “immunity and impunity.” “I think that’s very dangerous,” he said. “I hope the Israeli high court will change the findings, but if they don’t, I hope the world and the world press will bring it into...
  • IHOP raises funds for Shriners hospitals (today, still time)

    02/05/2013 5:31:12 PM PST · by mnehring · 8 replies
    On Tuesday, the International House of Pancakes will celebrate National Pancake Day by offering guests a free short stack of buttermilk pancakes. With every short stack of pancakes served, diners will be invited to make a donation to designated charities, including Shriners Hospitals for Children.The IHOP restaurants that have chosen Shriners Hospitals for Children as the beneficiary of this event are primarily in Texas, with additional locations in Arkansas, Colorado, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Wyoming.
  • Rachel Corrie - Peace Activist, Israel Whitewash Or Islamic Jihad Propaganda Tool?

    09/03/2012 8:25:11 PM PDT · by IsraelBeach · 16 replies
    Israel News Agency / Google News ^ | September 1, 2012 | Joel Leyden
    Rachel Corrie - Peace Activist, Israel Whitewash Or Islamic Jihad Propaganda Tool? (photo of ISM members carrying automatic weapons) "Peace activists" do not carry automatic weapons. By Joel Leyden Israel News AgencyJerusalem, Israel --- September 1, 2012 ... Part of the following was communicated by the Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs to the Israel News Agency. Whether from Hamas, the PA or an Israeli living in Sderot, we would all agree on one thing - the death of Rachel Corrie was tragic. Where we disagree is that a free and democratic court in Haifa, Israel believes that this accident never...
  • Former Congressman 'Unsurprised' by Corrie Verdict

    09/01/2012 11:45:31 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 31 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 31/8/12 | Elad Benari
    A former congressman who represented Rachel Corrie's district said on Thursday he was unsurprised by an Israeli court verdict to dismiss a civil suit filed by the family. Speaking to the Bethlehem-based Ma’an news agency, Democrat Brian Baird of Washington said the trial was undermined by Israel's failure to conduct a transparent investigation into Corrie’s death in 2003. “The verdict was not a great surprise” because the outcome resulted from “a process that seemed designed to obfuscate the facts rather than clarify,” the ex-lawmaker said. “Sadly, as I've come to understand, this is standard operating procedure” for many complaints alleging...
  • State of Israel/IDF Ruled Innocent in 2003 Bulldozer-Flattening of American Activist

    08/28/2012 3:10:22 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 20 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | August 28, 2012 | Reaganite Republican
    Saint Pancake The widely publicized death-by-IDF-bulldozer of American activist Rachel Corrie in 2003 has been found to be accidental by a Haifa court in a verdict read early this morning. The civil lawsuit had been brought by Corrie's damages-seeking family, yet the judge found 'no mistakes' in the way the IDF had conducted it's activities in Gaza that day. The Corries had accused the Jewish state and Israeli military of intentionally and unlawfully killing their daughter, then failing to conduct 'a full and credible investigation'. But it's hard to not see financial opportunism in the case, considering that they also...
  • Obama's Worst Week Ever: SWEET!

    06/25/2012 8:38:48 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 1 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 6-25-2012 | MOTUS
    So, I see “Obama’s Big Week” is starting off with a rehash of last week’s mis-misinformation on our Fast and Furious operation that had nothing to do with swaying people’s opinions on guns and the Second Amendment: VIDEO h/t Ulsterman If my history pack is accurate, the original intent of the 2nd Amendment was to protect the people not so much from each other butt from a government run amok. I don’t think either Big Guy or Ricky have done much to disabuse anyone of the utility of this concept... In other news... ...As first reported by Anonymouse, IHOP’s deal...
  • More details: Breaking down the IHOP indictment (money laundering, illegal immigrants and more)

    05/24/2012 2:19:32 PM PDT · by ruralvoter · 8 replies
    Toledo News Now ^ | 5/23/12 | Nick Bade
    The 65 page indictment unsealed Wednesday outlines a massive conspiracy to defraud employees, IHOP corporate, investors, the Internal Revenue Service and federal, state and local law enforcement. Background Prior to 2003, Tarek Elkafrawi owned and operated two IHOP franchises; one in Decatur, Illinois and the other in Evansville, Indiana. During his time in Decatur, the indictment alleges, Elkafrowi began a social friendship with Autumn Lee Tangas, an employee of IHOP Corporate in Decatur. Between 2003 and 2006 Elkafrawi purchased, either entirely or in partnership with other investors, 6 other IHOP franchises. Those stores are located in Toledo (2), Holland, Findlay,...
  • IHOP Sued After 4 Muslim Managers Are Fired

    04/18/2012 3:58:08 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 28 replies
    CBSDFW.COM ^ | April 18, 2012
    DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) - Attorneys filed a federal lawsuit against IHOP and a local franchise owner on Tuesday, claiming that the restaurant owners fired four managers across the Metroplex in 2010 because they are Muslim. The attorneys for the four managers said that their clients are still unemployed because of the damage done to their reputations. The managers worked at IHOP locations in Plano, Burleson, Fort Worth and Arlington — all owned by Anthraper Investments. “It became very clear to them that they were no longer wanted,” explained attorney James Vagnini, who represents the men in their lawsuit. “One by one,...
  • IHOP Shooter Used Illegally Converted AK-47

    10/24/2011 10:25:09 AM PDT · by marktwain · 14 replies · 1+ views
    Marktwain | 24 October, 2011 | Marktwain
    Carson City Sheriff Ken Furlong has stated that the IHOP Shooter, Edwardo Sencion, used a Norinco Mak 90 that was illegally converted to fully automatic fire. The BATF has traced the history of the rifle to California, where it was sold five years ago. Sheriff Furlong said that the BATF told him that the rifle had been professionally converted to full auto fire. No information was given on the prior history of the pistol or the Romarm Cugir rifle that was found in the shooter’s vehicle. The Romarm Cugir rifle was commonly imported as the WASR-10, another semi automatic AK-47...
  • Carson City Shooting Prompts A Call For Review of Nevada's Gun Laws (illegal NFA)

    10/24/2011 8:27:02 AM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 37 replies ^ | 23OCT11 | AP
    A deadly shooting rampage at a Carson City IHOP restaurant last month has prompted a call for a review of Nevada's gun laws. Assembly Judiciary Committee Chairman William Horne said it would be appropriate for lawmakers to consider changes to the state's gun regulations after a man with a history of mental illness shot 11 people with an assault weapon at the restaurant, killing three Nevada National Guard members and a civilian before killing himself. Horne, D-Las Vegas, told the Reno Gazette-Journal that while he's a gun owner who supports gun rights, he questions why citizens need to own an...
  • Police raid IHOP locations in Toledo area

    09/20/2011 9:59:21 AM PDT · by markomalley · 26 replies
    WTOL ^ | 20 September 2011 | Lisa Strawbridge
    Several IHOP locations are re-opening after seven IHOP locations in Ohio and Indiana were raided early Tuesday morning by the FBI, Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency and local police. While the investigation remains sealed, authorities said they were investigating money laundering, funding terrorist organizations and possible undocumented workers. Locations that were raided: - Talmadge Road in west Toledo - Fremont-Pike location in Perrysburg - Airport Highway in Springfield Township - Central Avenue in Sylvania Township near McCord road - An IHOP in Lima, Ohio - An IHOP in Findlay, Ohio - An IHOP in Evansville, Indiana Homeland Security...
  • The Carson City IHOP Shooter Picked A Target Surrounded By Military Facilities

    09/08/2011 11:09:59 AM PDT · by La Enchiladita · 22 replies
    Business Insider ^ | Sept. 7, 2011 | Robert Johnson
    When Eduardo Sancion chose the location for his shooting spree in Carson City, Nevada Tuesday he picked a a street home to at least seven military installations and recruitment centers. Just over a mile away on South Carson Street is the Army National Guard, another mile north is the Nevada Army national Guard depot. Scattered throughout the stripmalls and businesses on Carson St. are recruiters for the Army, Navy, Air Force and Marines. Sancion pulled up to to the IHOP known to be popular among servicemembers in a blue minivan with a "Support Our Troops" bumper sticker on the back,...
  • Anti-gay church hints it will protest at funerals of slain guardsmen in Carson IHOP shooting

    09/07/2011 4:29:20 PM PDT · by runningbear · 38 replies
    Reno Gazette Journal | September 7, 2011
    click article link to read storyA member of an anti-gay church that pickets at military funerals said via Twitter that church members will come to Carson City in the wake of the shooting deaths of three Nevada National Guard soldiers|newswell|text|FRONTPAGE|s
  • IHOP Gunman Identified as Local Man, Eduardo Sencion

    09/06/2011 3:38:32 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 88 replies · 1+ views ^ | 9-6-11 | KOLOTV
    Authorities have identified the gunman in Tuesday morning massacre at the Carson City IHOP as local man, Eduardo Sencion. Three people have died, five have been identified as National Guards personnel. Sencion, 32, died soon after the massacre from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. According to officials 11 people total have been treated for gunshot wounds. The gunman worked in Carson City and lived in Lake Tahoe.
  • Deadly shooting at Nevada restaurant [ Follows several hate filled Democrat speeches ]

    09/06/2011 1:36:54 PM PDT · by NoLibZone · 69 replies
    Reuters ^ | Sep 6 2011 | Reuters
    An official says three people are dead after a gunman opened fire at a Nevada IHOP restaurant, wounding himself and nine other people.
  • 7 shot at Carson City IHOP restaurant 90

    09/06/2011 11:30:36 AM PDT · by Dallas59 · 23 replies
    Fox Five News ^ | 9/6/2011 | Fox Five News
    CARSON CITY, NV (FOX5) - At least seven people, including a gunman, were wounded after a shooting at a Carson City restaurant, authorities said. The Carson City Sheriff's Office said the shooting happened around 9 a.m. Tuesday at an IHOP restaurant. According to Sheriff Kenny Furlong, the shooter was wounded and transported to a local hospital. Six others were shot and also transported to local medical facilities.
  • Possible Multiple Shooting in Carson City, Suspect Still in the Area

    09/06/2011 9:57:12 AM PDT · by Crapgame · 296 replies
    CARSON CITY, NV - Carson City sheriff's deputies are investigating a shooting in the area of the IHop on South Carson Street. Details are very sketchy, but initial reports indicate that more than one person has been shot on the 3800 block of Carson Street and a suspect is still in the area. We have a crew on the way and we'll update this story as information becomes available.
  • IHOP shooter found not guilty on all counts(CA)

    07/21/2011 6:52:48 PM PDT · by marktwain · 33 replies
    Appeal-Democrat ^ | 20 July, 2011 | Rob Young
    Sutter County jurors on Wednesday found a Fresno man not guilty on all counts in the March shooting of Obadiah Samuel Mitchell at the Yuba City IHOP restaurant. Jessie Hipolito Pena, 44, was charged with attempting to murder Mitchell after confronting him inside the restaurant for using profanity. Jurors could have found Pena guilty of the lesser charge of attempted voluntary manslaughter but also rejected that option. The jury forewoman declined comment as she left the courtroom, but another member of the panel, Ashley Yetter of Yuba City, said jurors felt evidence was insufficient to indicate whether Pena acted in...
  • Oprah Winfrey Called 'Antichrist' by Christian Evangelical

    07/18/2011 2:42:08 AM PDT · by Cronos · 24 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 15 July 2011 | Emma Koonse
    Mike Bickle, leader of the International House of Prayer (IHOP), has said that 57-year-old former talk show host Oprah Winfrey is “the antichrist.” Bickle has received criticism and backlash for his statements in a film released by People for the American Way Right Wing Watch which was aired on God TV. He stated, “I believe that one of the main pastors, as a forerunner to the Harlot movement, it’s not the Harlot movement yet, is Oprah.” The evangelical pastor continued, “She is winsome, she is kind, she is reasonable, she is utterly deceived, utterly deceived… “ The “Harlot movement” Bickle...
  • Atlanta Woman Ashley Leavell who punched officer at IHOP now has felony charges

    05/12/2011 6:51:02 AM PDT · by Immerito · 118 replies
    GA Daily News ^ | April 29, 2011 | AP
    The woman accused of punching an off-duty Atlanta police officer at a Buckhead IHOP now faces felony charges, authorities have confirmed. Ashley Leavell, is now charged with felony obstruction as well as public drunkeness and simple battery. Leavell was part of a scuffle at the IHOP around 4 a.m. April 23. A police spokesman said the investigating officer submitted a video of the incident in his supplemental report, which in his opinion "clearly showed" felony obstruction. The incident was captured on video. If convicted, she could face at least a year in prison with that felony charge.
  • Attorney: Cop used excessive force in IHOP melee

    04/27/2011 11:22:04 AM PDT · by Morgana · 13 replies
    An off-duty Atlanta police officer got into a scuffle with a woman and punched her in the face, and the early morning incident at a Buckhead IHOP was captured on video, the Atlanta Police Department confirmed. The woman, Cynthia Freeman, was among four arrested in the 4 a.m. Sunday incident, according to Atlanta attorney Bobby Aniekwu. He told the AJC he is representing three of the women in what he considers a case of "excessive force." Freeman was charged with obstruction of justice, criminal trespass and simple battery, Aniekwu said. She is recovering from her injuries and weighing her legal...
  • Video of Police Officer Punches Woman In Face During Arrest At I-HOP

    04/27/2011 6:28:16 AM PDT · by OneVike · 164 replies
    ChicoER Gate ^ | 4/27/11 | Chuck Wolk
    This happened at an I-HOP, a police officer punching a woman at an I-HOP during an arrest. Police Officer Punches Woman In Face During Arrest At I-HOP
  • Video of Police Officer Punching Woman in Face in an IHOP

    04/27/2011 3:27:44 PM PDT · by Amos McCoy · 38 replies
    It was not clear what started the struggle around 4 a.m. Sunday, but the incident started as a conflict between the officer, working a second job at the Buckhead restaurant, and another woman with the one who was hit.According to several videos posted on, the officer, whose name was not known, shouted at a woman sitting in the corner of a booth near the door and then he lunged at her. A woman wearing a black dress appeared to be trying to separate the officer and her friend when the officer slapped her. The woman in the black...
  • Tehran Conference Honors Rachel Corrie

    03/14/2011 4:30:40 PM PDT · by Baynative · 20 replies
    MEMRI Blog ^ | March 13, 2011 | staff
    Iranian Press TV reports that a conference is to be held in Tehran today, March 14, to mark the anniversary of the 2003 death of American activist Rachel Corrie. The conference is titled "Which rights, which human, which American?" The report quotes Mehdi Foroutan, the director of the Enqelab Eslami (Islamic Revolution) Cultural Center, as saying that the conference will include representatives from 30 NGOs who are gathering "to condemn the inhumane killing of the American peace activist at the hands of the Israeli regime."
  • News Crew Attacked At Natomas Murder Scene

    02/21/2011 9:48:22 AM PST · by DCBryan1 · 23 replies
    CBS13 ^ | 21 FEB 11 | CBS 13
    News Crew Attacked At Natomas Murder Scene SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Grieving family and friends attacked a reporter and photojournalist from a Sacramento news station Sunday as they covered the aftermath of a deadly shooting in north Natomas. KTXL reporter John Lobertini and photojournalist Rebecca Little were attacked at an IHOP restaurant on the 2900 block of Advantage Way by a number of bystanders who had gathered at the site of the murder. Video captured by CBS13 news crew a short distance away shows several people shouting profanities at the news crew at about 4:00 p.m. as a growing crowd began...
  • Cops Probe IHOP Melee Caught On Tape

    01/25/2011 1:03:25 PM PST · by safeasthebanks · 160 replies
    The Smoking Gun website ^ | 1/25/11 | Smoking Gun
    JANUARY 25--South Carolina cops are attempting to identify the participants in a wild brawl early Saturday at an International House of Pancakes, video of which has gone viral online. As seen in the below clip--which includes some cursing--the female combatants are seen punching and wrestling with each other as tables are toppled. At one point, a woman picks up a coffee pot and strikes another woman in the head while she is being pinned to a table. Later, a man is seen swinging a cane at the woman who was struck with the coffee pot. The woman, adopting a lion...
  • IHOP(e) This Suit Is Pancaked By The Court

    09/16/2010 9:22:11 AM PDT · by BigChiefLtd · 42 replies
    Grand Rants ^ | September 16, 2010 | Gerry Ashley
    According to a CNN report, International House of Pancakes which, for years, has used the acronym “IHOP” is suing a church group based in Kansas City Missouri calling itself the “International House of Prayer” because they too are using the acronym “IHOP.” Apparently IHOP (the restaurant) is afraid people might get confused with the double use of the acronym.
  • Ohio hamburger chain says insurance reform will bite into profits [White Castle, IHoP endangered]

    07/04/2010 11:03:57 PM PDT · by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle · 90 replies ^ | 07/04/10 | Sabrina Eaton
    The White Castle hamburger chain fears that a health insurance reform law adopted earlier this year will put its profits on a downward slide. The Columbus-based family owned restaurant chain - known for serving small square hamburgers called "sliders" – says a single provision in the bill will eat up roughly 55 percent of its yearly net income after 2014. Starting that year, the bill levies a $3,000-per-employee penalty on companies whose workers pay more than 9.5 percent of household income in premiums for company-provided insurance. White Castle, which currently provides insurance to all of its full-time workers and picks...
  • IDF Releases Video of Navy Intercepting and Boarding “Rachel Corrie” Without Resistance – Video

    06/05/2010 6:22:28 AM PDT · by Federalist Patriot · 11 replies · 512+ views
    Freedom's Lighthouse ^ | June 5, 2010 | Brian
    Here are two videos from the Israeli Defense Force (IDF) showing the Israeli Navy intercepting and boarding the “Rachel Corrie” as it tried to run their blockade of Gaza. The Israelis were able to board the ship without any resistance . . .
  • David Wilkerson On Weird (NAR) Manifestations

    05/30/2010 1:44:59 AM PDT · by TwoLegsGood · 98 replies · 1,088+ views
    YouTube ^ | July 2008 | Wilkerson
    In this video, David Wilkerson famous Pastor of the Times Square Church in NYC, weeps openly at a meeting in Russia over the counterfeits and mocking spirits mistaken for the Holy Spirit in NAR, Toronto Blessing, Emergent Church, Lakeland, IHOP, Wagner Institute, former Vineyard church movements today.
  • An Autopsy of Mike Bickle of IHOP and the N.A.R.

    05/26/2010 12:45:13 PM PDT · by TwoLegsGood · 56 replies · 714+ views ^ | Giovanni Chinnici
    An autopsy of…Mike Bickle By Giovanni Chinnici I love to study the Bible, and through the attentive study of this perfect book I have learned that it is indeed the infallible word of God. The more I study it the more I like it. I have learned that the Bible never contradicts itself, and the more I understand it the more I also understand how profound the love of God is for each one of us. There was a day when the Lord, by his precious grace, called me to be a minister, and it is also part of the...
  • W. Bank street named after Corrie

    03/16/2010 9:45:34 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 33 replies · 606+ views
    Associated Press ^ | March 16, 2010
    Palestinians in the West Bank city of Ramallah on Tuesday named a street after activist Rachel Corrie, who was crushed to death by an Israeli army bulldozer in a 2003 protest against house demolitions in Gaza. The dedication ceremony was held on the seventh anniversary of Corrie's death. Corrie's mother, Cindy, said her daughter stood for many other foreign activists who have come to the West Bank and Gaza in recent years to serve as a buffer between Palestinians and Israeli troops.
  • Rachel Corrie's family bring civil suit over human shield's death in Gaza

    02/23/2010 12:23:17 PM PST · by Parmenio · 109 replies · 2,526+ views
    The Guardian ^ | February 23, 2010 | Rory McCarthy
    The family of the American activist Rachel Corrie, who was killed by an Israeli army bulldozer in Gaza seven years ago, is to bring a civil suit over her death against the Israeli defence ministry.
  • Derek Loux Memorial Service (Prayer request for his family)

    01/05/2010 10:49:17 AM PST · by Between the Lines · 8 replies · 445+ views
    On Wednesday morning December 23, 2009, Derek R. Loux (37), a husband, father, musician, and justice advocate, went home to be with the Lord after a fatal car accident in Nebraska. Derek, a faithful servant of the Lord, was husband to Renee Loux for 17 years and father to ten children, several with special needs. The Loux’s two biological daughters, Sophia (12) and Michaela (9), were joined by five adopted daughters from the Marshall Islands: Telma (19), Teyolla and Keyolla (twins, 18), Leeann (15), and Sana (8). Of their three adopted sons from the Ukraine, Sasha (7), Ethan (6), and...
  • The Rachel Corrie Hoax Now Six Years Old

    03/16/2009 9:35:28 PM PDT · by Shellybenoit · 26 replies · 1,780+ views
    Front Page Mag/Yidwithlid ^ | 3/17/09 | Yidwithlid
    Rachel Corrie has been set up to be a martyr to the Palestinian cause by the International Solidarity Movement, yet the circumstances surrounding her death are almost as suspect as those of Muhammad al-Dura. The only difference is that we know that Corrie really died. We also know that she jumped out of a hole and placed herself in front of an IDF bulldozer six years ago outside of the drivers sight lines and that when she left the accident site she was very much alive. What happened afterward has been covered up by the Palestinian Authority and the International...
  • Former assistant DA arrested for defecating outside IHOP

    02/13/2009 6:35:43 AM PST · by TornadoAlley3 · 29 replies · 1,550+ views ^ | 02/11/09 | Ildefonso Ortiz, The Brownsville Herald
    A man arrested and charged over the weekend for public intoxication and disorderly conduct after defecating outside a local International House of Pancakes has been identified as a former Cameron County assistant district attorney. Thomas Whitley Teague, 26, was arrested at 3 a.m. Sunday morning after police responded to a call of a man defecating outside the restaurant at 2430 Pablo Kisel Blvd., according to a Brownsville Police report. Officers arrived at the scene to find an intoxicated Teague and spoke to witnesses who claimed "the male subject had pulled his pants down to his ankles and defecated on a...
  • The much awaited interview with Ernie Gruen.

    05/10/2008 4:41:23 PM PDT · by LJayne · 5 replies · 656+ views
    The Grey Coats ^ | devinasheville
    Thank you, Pastor Gruen for the opportunity to ask you some questions. 1. Did you ever hear the rumor that you recanted "aberrant practices "? If so what was your reaction?I was more disappointed, than shocked. I was disappointed that Mike Bickle and/or his I-hop staff would willfully, deliberately spread lies and it continues to this day. I receive several e-mails a month asking if I recanted, etc. (See e-mail I received this week in question #7.)2. What were you going through when you wrote your report?I really received tremendous support locally, and was not attacked by other ministers, so...
  • Protesters disrupt Caterpillar shareholder meeting

    06/13/2007 2:58:01 PM PDT · by MeanWestTexan · 33 replies · 1,012+ views
    Reuters ^ | 06/12/2007 | James B. Kelleher
    ST. CHARLES, Illinois (Reuters) - A handful of protesters waving Palestinian flags and chanting "Take responsibility and do the right thing" on Wednesday disrupted the annual meeting of Caterpillar Inc. (CAT.N: Quote, Profile, Research), prompting the company to adjourn 30 minutes early. The disruption came after the Peoria, Illinois-based heavy construction and mining equipment manufacturer had reaffirmed its full-year sales and earnings outlook and voted on all shareholder proposals tabled for the meeting.
  • Rush Goes To IHOP (Liberals Better Boycott International House Of Pancakes Now Alert)

    09/12/2006 6:52:09 PM PDT · by goldstategop · 48 replies · 2,505+ views
    Rush ^ | 09/12/06 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: I meant to tell you this little story yesterday, slipped my mind. As some of you may remember, I was in Los Angeles over the weekend. I flew out there right after the broadcast on Friday, because I had some work to do very early Saturday morning. I participated in the production of a little pilot television show that is going to be presented to a network later this month for eventual sale. I'm not going to be a cast member. I just had a little bit part in it. We had to shoot this thing at seven in...
  • The Corrie Show must go on

    06/30/2006 6:27:00 AM PDT · by veronica · 22 replies · 708+ views ^ | 6-3-06 | Julia Gorin
    After the New York Theater Workshop had the good taste to back away from staging "My Name is Rachel Corrie" a few months ago, the British production has moved to New York's Minetta Lane Theater for a one-month run starting October 15th. It's a one-woman show based on diaries and e-mails written by the 23-year-old American "human rights" campaigner (i.e. terrorist rights campaigner), who was crushed in 2003 when she wouldn't get out of the way of an Israeli bulldozer as she protected a Palestinian explosive-smuggling tunnel from demolition. Reuters reported that the play, directed by actor Alan Rickman, "was...
  • ISM sending "human shields" to Lebanon to aid Hezbollah

    08/09/2006 8:10:54 PM PDT · by Candor7 · 40 replies · 1,101+ views
    Canada Free Press ^ | Wednesday, August 9, 2006 | Lee Kaplan
    ISM sending "human shields" to Lebanon to aid Hezbollah By Lee Kaplan Wednesday, August 9, 2006 Adam Shapiro, one of the founders of the International Solidarity Movement, has resurfaced after a long hiatus and has teamed up with Northern California ISM’s Leader, Paul LaRudee, to create a program for ISM "activists" to act as human shields for Hezbollah in Lebanon. The ISM has acted as human shields for Hamas, Islamic Jihad and the PFLP in the West Bank and Gaza for the last four years, according to Shapiro’s wife and ISM co-founder, Huwaida Arraf. LaRudee was recently caught by Israeli...
  • Kerry extends troop withdrawal date

    06/20/2006 5:29:11 AM PDT · by don-o · 52 replies · 980+ views
    Boston Globe ^ | June 20, 2006 | Rick Klein
    Pushes 2007 deadline in proposal to remove US soldiers from Iraq WASHINGTON -- Senator John F. Kerry is pushing back by six months the deadline he wants to set for removing combat troops from Iraq, as he seeks to build support in the Senate for his plan for troop withdrawal. The proposal to be offered by Kerry today would require President Bush to remove nearly all US troops from Iraq by July 1, 2007. The Massachusetts Democrat's initial plan -- to remove troops by the end of 2006 -- received just six votes in the Senate last week, and the...
  • Police officer faces no charges in teen's slaying

    06/14/2006 11:24:51 AM PDT · by JZelle · 20 replies · 691+ views
    Washington Times ^ | 6-14-06 | AP
    An Alexandria police officer who fatally shot a teenager in a restaurant parking lot in February will not face criminal charges, the city's chief prosecutor said in a report released yesterday. Commonwealth's Attorney S. Randolph Sengel said physical evidence and statements from bystanders support Officer Carl Stowe's account that he fired at a sport utility vehicle Feb. 25 outside an International House of Pancakes because it was about to run him down. Aaron Brown, 19, of Springfield, was killed in the shooting.
  • Dozens Fall Ill at IHOP in Arkansas

    06/08/2006 4:47:36 PM PDT · by Pontiac · 32 replies · 706+ views
    More than two dozen people became ill after inhaling a substance believed to have been sprayed inside an IHOP restaurant, police said. Authorities were trying to determine the source of the substance that forced the restaurant's evacuation Tuesday evening. Some customers were gasping for air, and one complained of shortness of breath and a burning sensation in his nose and throat. Four were taken to hospitals, police said. "Due to the symptoms of the victims, it is believed that some substance, such as tear gas or some similar substance, may have been sprayed in the seating area of the restaurant,"...
  • The lonesome death of Rachel Corrie

    03/27/2006 6:06:13 PM PST · by Alouette · 141 replies · 4,029+ views
    The Guardian ^ | Mar. 28, 2006 | Billy Bragg
    Rachel Corrie went to Gaza to draw attention to the plight of the Palestinians, whose voice is seldom heard in her country, the US. That she herself should be silenced - first by an Israeli bulldozer, next by a New York theatre cancelling a play created from her words - is a testimony to the power of her message. This song was written on a plane on March 20 and recorded at Big Sky Recordings, Ann Arbor, Michigan on March 22. The tune is borrowed from Bob Dylan. An Israeli bulldozer killed poor Rachel Corrie As she stood in its...
  • Censoring Rachel's words?

    03/20/2006 9:38:48 AM PST · by unionblue83 · 41 replies · 1,360+ views
    Jerusalem Post. ^ | 20 march 2006 | Rachel Irwin
    On March 16, 2003, 23-year-old Rachel Corrie was killed by an Israeli bulldozer while acting as a "human shield" against the demolition of a Palestinian home in Rafah. She immediately became a martyr and a political symbol for the Palestinian cause. To many Israelis, however, she naively intruded into an enormously complex political situation of which she was largely ignorant. Others, here and abroad, considered her an aid to terrorists and a traitor. Mostly, however, her death has transformed her into an almost mythic figure. The web is bursting with tribute sites, and there have been documentaries about her life...
  • Pancake Breakfast

    03/16/2006 8:26:11 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 29 replies · 391+ views
    V-a-n-i-t-y ^ | current | omoi
    I dunno why but I got a hankering for pancakes this morning. A tall stack of thin flat flapjacks served with butter and syrup. And while I'm in the mood - I'm thining of buying stock in Catapillerr (CAT) Just seems like a good day for those activities.
  • Play About Demonstrator's Death Is Delayed [Rachel Corrie]

    02/28/2006 10:20:26 AM PST · by West Coast Conservative · 88 replies · 5,739+ views
    New York Times ^ | February 28, 2006 | JESSE McKINLEY
    A potential Off Broadway production of "My Name Is Rachel Corrie," an acclaimed solo show about an American demonstrator killed by an Israeli bulldozer while trying to stop the destruction of a Palestinian home, has been postponed because of concerns about the show's political content. The production, a hit at the Royal Court Theater in London last year, had been tentatively scheduled to start performances at the New York Theater Workshop in the East Village on March 22. But yesterday, James C. Nicola, the artistic director of the workshop, said he had decided to postpone the show after polling local...