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  • Speculation: Cindy Sheehan's Not Coming Back to Crawford, and Her Mom May Not Even be Ill

    08/20/2005 1:16:18 PM PDT · by litany_of_lies · 34 replies · 909+ views
    UK Guardian (story of departure) ^ | August 20, 2005 | litany_of_lies
    From the linked article: Michelle Mulkey, a spokewoman for Sheehan, who lives in Vacaville, Calif., said Sheehan hoped to be back in Texas within 24 to 48 hours. Mulkey said Sheehan's mother, Shirley Miller, was in a hospital emergency room and Sheehan didn't yet know how serious her condition was. Something just doesn't ring true about this paragraph. It's too convenient. Her mom could be in and out of emergency in hours, depending on the situation of course, and could be back home before Ms. Sheehan even arrives. Yes, mom could need post-visit help, but how can Ms. Sheehan "hope"...
  • Inside Air America-- An Investigative Blog Report-- BY BRIAN MALONEY AND MICHELLE MALKIN

    08/18/2005 12:16:26 PM PDT · by chuckpez · 2 replies · 378+ views
    The Radio Equalizer- Brian Maloney ^ | August 18th, 2005 | Brian Maloney and Michelle Malkin
    On July 21, 2005, a standing room-only crowd of Democrats filled a Highland Park, Illinois, public library conference room to hear two local businesspeople talk about their company and its future plans. The attraction? These weren't your everyday corporate suits: it featured Sheldon and Anita Drobny, who last year put Al Franken and Janeane Garofalo on their upstart liberal Air America talk radio network. Hearing about their "success" was surely appealing. To Democrat activists, these were bona fide celebrities. Sheldon, a Venture Capitalist, CPA and former IRS agent, spoke first, according to the 10th District Democrats Newsletter:
  • Obama's Stale New Deal - (calls Republican economic policies "Social Darwinism!")

    06/29/2005 3:16:22 PM PDT · by CHARLITE · 10 replies · 823+ views
    Barack Obama's rousing oration at the August 2004 Democratic convention established America's favorite son of a goatherd as the shining hope of his desperate party. After humiliating the hapless Alan Keyes in November, he took his seat in Washington as the junior Senator from Illinois and set himself immediately to the thankless service of the workingman. On June 4, Obama appeared in Galesburg to deliver a commencement address at Knox College that has liberal scribes writing love poems and doodling hearts inscribed "Obama 2008." In a valentine that appeared on the New Republic website, David Kusnet says that "All Obama...
  • Israeli Pop Music Icon: I'll Be There to Prevent the Expulsion

    03/13/2005 9:06:22 PM PST · by Nachum · 2 replies · 428+ views
    Arutz 7 ^ | Mar 13, '05 | staff
    Israeli rock/folk singer Ariel Zilber, who moved to the Gaza Coast in solidarity with the Jews of Gush Katif, was a guest on Israel National Radio’s "The Beat with Ben Bresky" today. Zilber had just returned from his weekend home in Elei Sinai, a Jewish community, home to residents with a wide range of Jewish observance. “On Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday I live in Natat, in the Galilee,” said Zilber - “near the Hizbullah. And on Thursday I travel to Elei Sinai to spend the weekend with the people of Gush Katif.” The veteran Israeli pop-music icon is known...

    02/10/2005 6:27:02 PM PST · by Quix · 6 replies · 1,381+ views
    A Glimpse Ahead Timothy Snodgrass The Impossible Will Come Alive In 2005 01/28/05 In January of 2004, as we began to intercede for the New Year the Holy Spirit gave us the prophetic slogan, "The Seas will Roar in 2004". This year we were given a new slogan, "The Impossible will come Alive in 2005". As the veil of darkness begins to come down over nations and regions, along with great shakings will come great breakthroughs; signs, wonders, healings and a spectacular release of miracles in impossible circumstances. This year, although we are ultimately poised to gain much ground, there...
  • Hillary Clinton 2008 Confirmed?

    01/17/2005 4:38:09 PM PST · by yoe · 51 replies · 6,759+ views
    National Ledger ^ | Jan. 16, 2005 | Staff
    New York Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-NY) has long been rumored as desperately seeking the democratic nomination for president in 2008. And while many political observers fully expect the power hungry former First Lady to hit the campaign trail within only a few months of being re-elected as a US Senator in 2006, US News & World report claims to have a confirmation of sorts. From USNews.Com's Washington Whispers: Hillary's in… You don't have to take it from us about Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton 's desire to run for president. Her brothers, Hugh and Tony Rodham, say it's true. Friends...
  • Officials Say Most Can Skip Flu Shot

    10/25/2004 5:32:22 PM PDT · by The Loan Arranger · 15 replies · 455+ views
    New York Post ^ | October 25, 2004 | JOSEPH B. VERRENGIA
    Public health officials say Americans should roll up their sleeves for a dose of reality: For most of us, getting a flu shot is not a life-or-death matter. The flu vaccine will not necessarily prevent you from experiencing the flu's miserable symptoms, like fever, hacking cough, runny nose and "hit-by-a-truck" body aches. Studies show the shot generally works well, but its effectiveness can range from 52 to 90 percent depending on the strain of virus and a person's age. If you are elderly or chronically ill, the vaccine can help jump-start your body's weakened defenses and perhaps prevent the worst...
  • Doctor Accused Of Paying Fine With Feces-Covered Money

    10/08/2004 3:29:13 PM PDT · by freepatriot32 · 29 replies · 678+ views ^ | 10 8 04 | ap
    BURLINGTON, Iowa -- A psychiatrist who police say smeared excrement on dollar bills used to pay a parking ticket has been charged with harassment of a public official. Ronald Preston McPike, 52, was arrested Sept. 30 at his office in Burlington. He pleaded not guilty to the charge, a misdemeanor, and was released on $125 bond pending a Dec. 8 court appearance. Officers received an envelope in July labeled "Foreign brown substance on bills." The envelope contained several dollar bills and a parking ticket made out to a vehicle registered to McPike, police said. Tests indicated the brown substance was...
  • Soiled underwear closes down Erie reservoir

    06/29/2004 5:47:03 AM PDT · by the_devils_advocate_666 · 35 replies · 564+ views
    The Dominion Post ^ | 6/29/2004 | AP
    ERIE, Pa. -- A man who soiled his underwear and tried to dispose of the evidence by tossing it over the fence of the city's largest reservoir has been fined $5,000. The city bomb squad and hazardous materials crew responded after an Erie Water Works employee spotted a black bag near the 33-million gallon Sigsbee Reservoir last month. The reservoir was shut down for several hours while the bomb squad X-rayed the bag and hazardous materials crews waited to test it. Police tracked down Troy Musil, 18, of Erie. He told police he'd been ill and soiled his underwear. He...
  • Q: What exactly is a Democracy? A: Demonic

    05/16/2004 12:28:36 PM PDT · by CourtneyLeigh · 51 replies · 1,034+ views
    Please forgive me if I seem to ramble on! I don't have any documented proof, but when you finish reading this, join me and finding the proof to back up my claims and in assumptions. They are out there, I've read, heard, and known this for years! Q:What is Democracy?According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary: Main Entry: de·moc·ra·cy Pronunciation: di-'mä-kr&-sE Function: noun Inflected Form(s): plural -cies Etymology: Middle French democratie, from Late Latin democratia, from Greek dEmokratia, from dEmos + -kratia -cracy 1 a : government by the people; especially : rule of the majority b : a government in which...
  • .50-caliber gun ban ill-advised

    04/23/2004 12:28:56 PM PDT · by freepatriot32 · 75 replies · 1,014+ views
    times union ^ | 4 23 04 | fred lebrun
    Most sportsmen I know don't see the need to get worked up over New York State Assembly legislation that would ban the sale and ownership of a .50-caliber gun. Understandably, since the .50 cal that comes to mind these days is the modern 50-pound, single-shot sniper's rifle our military uses on targets a mile away. Costing anywhere between $2,000 and $11,000, with ammo as hard to find as a unicorn's toenail, the .50 cal is an exotic. Although there are high-end target shooting competitions for such guns, and they are legitimate, legal functions undeserving of governmental interference. But I'm also...
  • 300 People Fall Ill on Carnival Cruise

    02/15/2004 8:38:02 AM PST · by nuconvert · 27 replies · 231+ views
    AP ^ | Feb,15, 2004
    Feb 15, 9:01 AM EST 300 People Fall Ill on Carnival Cruise GALVESTON, Texas (AP) -- A Carnival Cruise Lines ship returned from a five-day cruise to Mexico on Saturday with more than 300 people sick with a gastrointestinal illness. Carnival officials said preliminary tests show the outbreak might have been caused by a norovirus. The virus is spread through contaminated food, contact with infected people or poor hygiene. It can be prevented by regular hand-washing. "They did try to handle it very well, from a cleaning perspective and disinfecting and sanitizing things," passenger Christal Davis said after leaving the...
  • BP Staff Ill After Opening Package (Mail From Houston)

    02/10/2004 3:54:17 PM PST · by blam · 3 replies · 185+ views
    Ananova ^ | 2-10-2004
    BP staff ill after opening package Police are carrying out chemical tests at the Moscow office of BP after staff fell ill following the arrival of suspicious mail.The British firm's employees suffered headaches, rashes and felt a stinging in their eye after handling mail that had arrived from Houston, Texas. A spokesman for BP in London said the office had received a parcel "which had a substance on the outside of the package which is now being tested by the authorities. Police experts are testing the air and the mail for chemicals, but have found no powder or liquid inside...
  • 16 STAFFERS KNOWN EXPOSED, NO ONE REPORTED ILL (In ricin incident -- New info)

    02/03/2004 9:44:50 AM PST · by varina davis · 17 replies · 233+ views
    AP Wire ^ | Feb. 3, 2004 | AP Wire
    16 Staffers Known Exposed, No One Reported Ill By Lauran Neergaard The Associated Press Published: Feb 3, 2004 WASHINGTON (AP) - Sixteen Senate staffers underwent decontamination - basically a fancy word for showering - for exposure to the deadly poison ricin, and so far no one has turned up ill. That reassures health officials, who note that enough people were around the ricin-containing powder that if anyone were going to be ill, symptoms should have begun by now. "As each minute ticks by, we are less and less concerned about the health effects," said Dr. Julie Gerberding, director of the...
  • Don't Worry. You're Not Old - Just Ill

    12/26/2003 7:28:53 PM PST · by blam · 5 replies · 220+ views
    Source: BioMed Central Date: 2003-12-26 Don't Worry. You're Not Old – Just Ill "It's all just part of getting old" may not be enough to explain the health problems that elderly people suffer, according to two Dutch researchers, writing in BMC Geriatrics this week. They think that the infirmities associated with old age are symptoms of diseases contracted during life. When doctors consider how to treat elderly patients, they are likely to think, 'is this patient ill, or just old? Can their complaints be explained by the 'normal ageing process' or does the patient have an undiagnosed disease?' Gerbrand Izaks...
  • Archdiocese Asks Ill To Forego Rites (Church Tries To Stem Flu Outbreak)

    12/24/2003 4:20:28 PM PST · by Momaw Nadon · 17 replies · 392+ views ^ | 6:50 PM EST December 24, 2003 | Jorge Quiroga
    BOSTON -- As millions of Catholics prepare for the traditional midnight Mass on Christmas Eve, the Boston Archdiocese is making an unusual plea to parishioners. NewsCenter 5's Jorge Quiroga reported that church leaders are asking anyone with cold or flu symptoms to take certain precautions and avoid some rituals. The announcement comes days after two elderly men on Cape Cod died of flu complications. But public health officials warn against overreactions saying the cases are not unusual considering the ages of the victims, 89 and 90. Parishioners attending Christmas Mass are urged not to shake hands as a sign of...
  • RADIATION POISIONING BETRAYS DEAD N.J. 'MULE'-3rd Terror Warning for Mid December

    12/04/2001 5:11:56 PM PST · by codebreaker · 136 replies · 878+ views
    DEBKAfile/World Net Daily ^ | December 4, 2001 | Terrorism and Security Newsletter-Forbes Magazine 'Best of the Web'
    One factor in the third general terror alert raised in the United States since the September 11 relates according to US media, to intelligence information indicating the the former Saudi terrorist Osama bin Laden has gained possession of a so-called dirty or radiological bomb. The target date referred to in electronic intercepts is Mid-December. It has also been suggested that such weapons may have smuggled into the United States.On Oct. 12 DEBKA-Net-Weekley reported from its intelligence sources that Bin Laden had almost certainly procured a supply of uranium -235 six months before the September 11 suicide attacks. The uranium was ...
  • Report: Ill. Should Buy Drugs From Canada

    10/27/2003 6:38:54 AM PST · by Tumbleweed_Connection · 9 replies · 185+ views
    AJC ^ | 10/27/03 | Maura Kelly
    CHICAGO (AP)--For weeks, Gov. Rod Blagojevich has been saying that Illinois, its employees and retired employees could save a lot of money buying medicine from Canada. Now, a report commissioned by the governor and scheduled to be released Monday found that importing drugs from Canada for state workers and retirees would save Illinois nearly 17 percent of its annual expense for prescription drugs, the governor's office said. Blagojevich plans to ask the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to waive a restriction on importing drugs, said his spokeswoman, Abby Ottenhoff. Federal law bars bringing foreign prescription drugs into...
  • Vichy Mentally Ill Patients 'Were Not Murdered'

    10/16/2003 6:29:58 PM PDT · by blam · 11 replies · 226+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 10-17-2003 | Philip Delves
    Vichy mentally ill patients 'were not murdered' By Philip Delves Broughton (Filed: 17/10/2003) A two-year investigation into the deaths of 50,000 mentally ill patients under France's Vichy regime has found they mostly starved to death, rather than being intentionally killed following the Nazi example. French historians have argued recently that the Vichy government deliberately created appalling conditions in its asylums as a form of "gentle genocide". They supported their arguments with horrific reports written by the doctors working in the asylums during the war, describing patients eating their own hands and books, causing stomach ruptures and death. The latest research...
  • 'I'LL BE FOUND DEAD' --- Dr David Kelly predicted he would be "found dead in the woods"

    08/21/2003 10:19:13 AM PDT · by bedolido · 19 replies · 315+ views
    SkyNews ^ | 08/21/03 | Staff Writer
    Dr David Kelly predicted he would be "found dead in the woods" if Iraq was invaded, months before his apparent suicide, the Hutton Inquiry has heard. Foreign Office official David Broucher said Dr Kelly had made what he thought to be the "throwaway" remark in February. Mr Broucher said he met the weapons expert in Geneva. Dr Kelly had told him that continued inspections "properly carried out would give a degree of certainty about compliance" with UN disarmament demands. "He said he had tried to reassure them that if they cooperated with the weapons inspections, they had nothing to fear,"...