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  • Scenes from a Guitar Festival

    06/22/2015 8:13:11 AM PDT · by rktman · 37 replies ^ | 6/22/2015 | Ed Driscoll
    What is it about the guitar that makes it so desirable among players? Is it the sound, its portability as an instrument, its beautiful feminine shape? Its role in shaping the history of rock and roll? Perhaps itís a combination of all of the above, but touring a guitar convention itís possible to see both the guitar in all of its forms, and to see some of the worldís most desirable instruments.
  • MSNBC Guest Columnists Hint They'd Be Cool with Raising 'Age of Criminal Responsibility' to Say 25?

    01/08/2014 9:21:15 PM PST · by chessplayer · 53 replies
    "The New York State Legislature needs to Raise the Age of criminal responsibility, and they need to do it this year," demands the subheadline on's landing page this afternoon for a story headlined, "Stop charging kids as adults." The column, co-authored by former NAACP president Ben Jealous and actress Rosario Dawson, promotes a push by the Citizens Committee for Children of New York [CCCNY] to change Empire State law so that minors aged 16 years old cannot be charged as adults. Jealous and Dawson don't disclose to what age they believe the age of criminal responsibility should be raised,...
  • Two women both miscarried after jealous friend who lost her unborn child poisoned them

    10/18/2013 6:42:04 AM PDT · by rawhide · 25 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | 10/17/13 | Anna Edwards
    Two pregnant woman miscarried after a jealous friend poisoned their drinks, a court in Austria has heard. Secretary Angela Maier, 26, was desperate to have a baby of her own but suffered three miscarriages. The depressed woman was consumed with jealousy when she then learned that her sister-in-law and best friend were pregnant. Maier told a court in Klagenfurt, Austria: 'I couldn't stand the thought of them having babies who would be growing up when mine was dead. 'Mine should have been with them as well, but instead mine died while theirs went on.' She was suffering from depression as...
  • Wasserman Schultz: All-Women Team ĎWould Get This Done in a Few Hoursí

    10/14/2013 2:25:44 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 66 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | October 14, 2013 - 9:28 AM | Susan Jones
    Women would do a better job than men of solving the current government stalemate, Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.) said on Mondayóbecause ďa woman doesnít want to ruin the person on the other side of the aisle or the table.Ē Ö Why not put Sarah Palin in the room, joked Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.), who was interviewed along with Wasserman Schultz. ďYou know, I would argue that even if Sarah Palin were in the room, that we could find a way to get to yes, because thatís usually womenís goal,Ē Wasserman Schultz replied. Ö
  • Obama Email: 51st B-Day Party 'So Cool You're Almost Jealous Of Yourself'

    07/18/2012 12:19:27 PM PDT · by Lucky9teen · 8 replies
    Apparently in complete and utter denial of reality, Barack Obamaís campaign deputies seem to think that most Americans are simply dying to meet their candidate. Check out their latest missive to the masses, headlined in true internet troll style, ďSO COOLĒ: Benjamin -- Have you ever gotten to do something so cool you're almost jealous of yourself? Pretty sure this would count: On August 12th, just three weeks before the Democratic National Convention and 12 weeks before Election Day, President Obama will have a few friends over to mark his 51st birthday -- in the backyard of his Chicago home....
  • American Indian Collectivism: Past Myth, Present Reality

    11/24/2011 4:39:57 PM PST · by OddLane · 9 replies
    PERC ^ | Summer 2006 | Carlos L. Rodriguez and Craig S. Galbraith
    In the past, most if not all North American indigenous peoples had a strong belief in individual property rights and ownership. Frederick Hodge (1910) noted that individual private ownership was ¬ďthe norm¬Ē for North American tribes. Likewise, Julian Steward (1938, 253) asserted that among Native Americans communal property was limited, and Frances Densmore (1939) concluded that the Makah tribe in the PaciÔ¨Āc Northwest had property rights similar to Europeans.¬í These early twentieth-century historians and anthropologists had the advantage of actually interviewing tribal members who had lived in pre-reservation Indian society.
  • "Have you ever had sex with Rick Perry?" (MEGA-BARF ALERT!)

    08/18/2011 9:53:50 AM PDT · by tcrlaf · 240 replies
    Salon ^ | 8-17-11 | TCRLAF
    An Austin Ron Paul supporter has taken out a full-page ad in the local alt weekly newspaper seeking any "stripper ... escort ... or 'young hottie'" who has slept with Rick Perry, part of his single-minded jihad against the presidential candidate. Robert Morrow describes himself as a "self-employed investor and political activist" as well as a three-time delegate to the Texas state GOP convention. "Have you ever had sex with Rick Perry?" blares the ad, placed by Morrow in this week's Austin Chronicle. "Are you a stripper, an escort, or just a 'young hottie' impressed by an arrogant, entitled governor...
  • Once upon a time, there lived a Giant

    03/21/2011 8:28:50 AM PDT · by MetropolisReporter · 17 replies
    Reporting on Metropolis ^ | March 21, 2011 | Geri Rutzen
    A story: Once upon a time there lived a giant. The giant had massive strength, determination and ingenuity. The giant worked hard and prospered. He accumulated great wealth. He generously shared his abundance with those in need and those who were suffering. †And he was happy to do it. The giantís neighbors saw him prosper and they were jealous. They said to the giant that even though the giant had been very generous, they had less than he. He owed it to them to give more. It is only fair, they said. The giant could easily afford to share, so...
  • Ann Coulter 'insanely jealous' of Sarah Palin

    02/19/2011 10:44:54 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 32 replies
    Conservative columnist Ann Coulter has made some enemies in her years as a right-wing firebrand, but she's still jealous of Sarah Palin's ability to agitate the left. "I especially love her for her enemies, I'm insanely jealous of that," Coulter said last night on MSNBC. "I love her for how she makes liberal heads explode." Coulter said she thought Palin could win the Republican presidential nomination, but that the former Alaska governor shouldn't bother running. "I think it would be a step down for her to run for president," Coulter said. "It's like saying Rush Limbaugh should run for president....
  • Mean Maureen (It must be hard to be as angry as Maureen Dowd)

    10/17/2010 5:39:16 PM PDT · by WebFocus · 53 replies
    National Review ^ | 10/17/2010 | Dana Perino
    I used to enjoy reading Maureen Dowd. I think she has a way with words and at times she even promotes thinking outside of conventional wisdom. Unfortunately, those columns are few and far between. Reading her column in the Sunday New York Times irritated me. I guess thatís her specialty ó irritation. I remember once after Iíd left the White House I mentioned one of her columns to a friend and the friend said, ďYou know, you donít have to read that stuff any more . . . you graduated.Ē But Iím a news junkie; I canít help myself. Kind...
  • ďTodayĒ Invites Al Sharpton And The NAACP President Ben Jealous To Analyze Beckís Rally

    08/30/2010 7:13:08 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 10 replies ^ | August 30, 2010 | annem040359
    Al Sharpton and Ben Jealous of the NAACP were both invited to be interviewed today on the ďToday ShowĒ on the subject of the large restoring honor rally in Washington D.C. which was led by conservative radio and tv host Glenn Beck. Both Mr. Sharpton and Mr. Jealous had some comments about the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. whose own rally, on the same date, August 28, 1963, which produced ďI Had A Dream SpeechĒ, also held at the Lincoln Memorial as the ďRestoring HonorĒ rally.
  • Progressives Form 'One Nation' Coalition to Compete With Tea Party

    07/12/2010 11:10:01 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 62 replies
    Politics Daily ^ | July 12, 2010 | Christopher Weber
    Progressives have launched the left's version of the Tea Party movement. Dubbed "One Nation," it's a grassroots coalition of 170 liberal and civil rights groups that organizers hope will help the progressive cause regain its voice two years after the election of Barack Obama and "counter the Tea Party narrative," The Washington Post reported. "Having been confronted with the specter of the Tea Party . . . we felt it urgent to organize the majority of this country, which voted in 2008 and has gone back to the couch," said Benjamin Jealous, president of the NAACP, one of the movement's...
  • Unbelievable: GOP governors sniping at Palin over press conference (Whining GOP govs)

    11/13/2008 3:15:52 PM PST · by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle · 284 replies · 5,652+ views ^ | 11/13/08 | Allahpundit
    To my fellow bloggers: The next time you get an e-mail from someone saying itís time to organize a conservative netroots, bear in mind that itís these morons, by and large, whom that person wants you to support. The same people who couldnít muster a judgment on the bailout independent of Nancy Pelosi being a big meanie, the same people who canít organize a press conference without having it descend into backbiting and recriminations. Some Republican governors tell CNN they were not particularly happy with the way the Republican Governors Association press conference was executed Thursday, saying that they agreed...
  • McCain Doesn't Get It: Women are not that stupid. [Streisand blows a gasket re: Sarah Palin]

    09/02/2008 10:59:19 AM PDT · by Constitutionalist Conservative · 70 replies · 216+ views
    B.S. Official Website ^ | From the mouth of Babs
    Maybe he was sick of the lack of media attentionÖmaybe he had enough of the late night talk show hosts poking fun at his ageÖmaybe he realized that belonging to a party that has been associated with rich, white men was not going to connect with voters in this historical election year. Or maybe he was just ready to take back some of the spotlight that has shined so brightly on Barack Obama and the Democrats since the beginning of the Democratic convention. Desperation can motivate people to make some pretty cynical and hypocritical decisions. Whatever the reason, John McCainís...
  • Wis. Lt. Gov.: Palin would be 'fragile' president

    08/29/2008 8:28:03 PM PDT · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 158 replies · 505+ views
    StarTribune ^ | 8/29/08 | TODD RICHMOND/AP
    Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin would make a "pretty fragile" president, Wisconsin Lt. Gov. Barbara Lawton said Friday as politicians trotted out their talking points on Republican presidential hopeful John McCain's surprise vice presidential pick. In a conference call with reporters, Lawton, a Democrat, said she was taken aback by the choice.
  • Free Republic: glass ant farm for zealots

    03/08/2007 11:40:55 PM PST · by conservative in nyc · 410 replies · 7,918+ views
    Globe and Mail ^ | 10/27/06 | IVOR TOSSELL
    The Dixie Chicks have a movie, Shut Up & Sing, coming out today, and, to keep things lively, they're staging a grudge match with the worst site on the Internet, political-rhetoric division. "The fat chick will only drive traffic to this site," writes one poster to the site. "The Frenchy Chix can't get a gig in a gay bar in Ithaca," writes another. Others chime in with more corruptions: Chubby Chicks, Ditsy Twits, Vichy Chicks. "Yep typical liberals," says someone else. "No character." This is Free Republic, an exercise in political extremism that, despite being and something of an anthropological...
  • "Anna Nicole Smith has died according to ABC News" Thread Reaches over 20,000 posts.

    03/02/2007 1:47:34 PM PST · by CJ Wolf · 49 replies · 1,080+ views
    Free Republic ^ | today | me
    Well, I say this has been going on long enough!
  • Introducing Hannityspeak

    02/06/2007 2:00:28 PM PST · by EternalVigilance · 387 replies · 5,050+ views ^ | February 6, 2007 | Helen Valois
    Orwellian euphemism is nothing new in the realm of contemporary American political discourse. Choice, translated by the left, refers to the chopping up of unborn children. Peaceful patriotism permits the trashing of our troops. Just now in a shocking scandal for adjectives everywhere, verbal authorities have booked articulate for bearing concealed racial overtones. We shouldn't, but we do get acclimated to this kind of rank pseudo-intellectualism after a while. What is jarring is to hear linguistic engineering of mind-bending magnitude coming not from the left, but from conservative commentators themselves. Monday night on Hannity and Colmes, RINO Rudi announced his...
  • Father of boy at center of teacher sex cas lashes out

    01/11/2007 12:44:31 PM PST · by Rodney King · 27 replies · 1,465+ views ^ | tpday | Clay Carey
    Father of boy at center of teacher sex case lashes out spacer By: Katie Allison Granju, Producer Date created: 1/11/2007 1:51:00 PM Last updated: 1/11/2007 1:53:57 PM spacer Post a Comment spacer By CLAY CAREY Staff Writer - THE TENNESSEAN Advertisement Passions The father of a Warren County teen who was sexually abused by his former teacher lashed out at the woman Wednesday, moments after she was sentenced to more jail time for sending the boy nude pictures while she was on probation. The teacher, Pamela Rogers, was jailed in 2005 after she admitted to having sex with the student,...
  • USA jealous of Iran's interest in Russia

    10/10/2006 1:50:26 PM PDT · by ondatra · 9 replies · 418+ views
    Several political and economic analysts in Russia suppose that one of the reasons for partial lifting of the US sanctions concerning Iranís airspace were talks between Tehran and Moscow about buying Russian aircrafts. On the eve, the US State Department has announced that Washington agreed to US Federal Aviation Administrationís inquiry about providing spare parts and service to Iranian airbuses. Besides, the State Department informed the Congress on it and appealed to the US Department of the Treasury asking to issue an appropriate permission
  • Germaine, try this for size

    09/08/2006 6:26:42 PM PDT · by Kitten Festival · 33 replies · 1,160+ views
    The Daily Telegraph (Australia) ^ | 9 Sept. 2006 | Luke McIlveen
    THIS is the muzzle The Daily Telegraph has sent to batty loudmouth Germaine Greer on behalf of all Australians furious over her comments about Steve Irwin. Today The Daily Telegraph calls on all Crocodile Hunter fans to tell the controversial academic exactly how they feel - and ... this afternoon we can also publish a new address to contact her. Greer raised the ire of a nation this week when she made the bizarre claims that the animal world had taken "revenge" on Steve Irwin when he died tragically from a sting ray attack in northern Queensland. A furious Queensland...
  • To share wealth, rework the system [Barf Alert]

    06/21/2006 2:27:15 AM PDT · by Oshkalaboomboom · 43 replies · 797+ views
    Atlanta Journal Constitution ^ | 6/21/06 | Edward L. Rubin
    Income disparities are an increasingly serious problem in this country. At present, the top fifth of the population receives more than 50 percent of the nation's annual income, while the bottom fifth receives around 3.5 percent. In addition, the percent of total national income has declined over the past quarter-century for the bottom 80 percent ó while the share of the top 20 percent has steadily increased. As a result, we are approaching the income disparity levels of a Third World country. Those who comment on America's income disparity often speak in terms of social stress. If these disparities continue,...
  • Ann Coulter Hurts the Cause

    06/15/2006 10:12:05 AM PDT · by Kitten Festival · 329 replies · 4,618+ views
    The American Thinker ^ | 6 15 06 | J.R. Dunn
    Let me ask you this: when, prior to last week, was the last time you heard of the Jersey Girls? I canít give a definite answer, which in itself is telling. Not that I was paying any large amount of attention, but there was a lot of noise in between the Afghan and Iraqi campaigns, intense media play building up to the 2004 election, which they did their damndest to throw to Kerry, and thenÖ nothing. Theyíd shot their bolt, they had their fifteen minutes and more, and that was the end of it. Until last week when Ann Coulter,...
  • You and your iPod are just rude

    05/20/2006 6:46:11 PM PDT · by martin_fierro · 19 replies · 428+ views
    SP Times ^ | May 20, 2006 | NAHAL TOOSI, AP (sic)
    You and your iPod are just rude By NAHAL TOOSI, Associated Press Published May 20, 2006 The "Podheads'' are everywhere . . . in the mall, at the beach, in Starbucks. As the iPod phenomenon has grown (more than 50-million sold), we need to lay down the etiquette rules. * Take both earbuds off when we're having a conversation. This is about as basic as it gets. Paying partial attention to someone who's talking to you is about as good as paying no attention at all. * If people are tapping their feet along to your music, IT'S TOO LOUD!...
  • Savage Nation!!! Friday May 12, 2006

    05/12/2006 2:54:17 PM PDT · by fishtank · 95 replies · 1,774+ views
    Borders!!! Language!!! Culture!!!
  • Michael Savage LIVE Thread!!! Thursday May 11, 2006

    05/11/2006 3:00:23 PM PDT · by fishtank · 59 replies · 1,738+ views
    Dear Mr. President, Please defend our borders! Ask Congress to make English the solitary official language, and then sign the bill! Help us to maintain the distinctive American culture! Legal immigration: yes! Say "No!" to open borders, illegal aliens, globalism and the America-Mexico-Canada-NannyState!
  • Michael Savage LIVE Thread!!! Wednesday May 10, 2006

    05/10/2006 2:59:48 PM PDT · by fishtank · 71 replies · 2,280+ views
    Defending the borders! Speaking the language! Lifting the culture! It's the SAVAGE NATION!!!
  • Savage NATION Live Thread!!! Tuesday May 9, 2006

    05/09/2006 2:59:51 PM PDT · by fishtank · 64 replies · 3,656+ views
    Gettin' ready!!! Just as few more minutes!!!
  • Michael Savage LIVE Thread!!! May 2, 2006

    05/02/2006 3:07:13 PM PDT · by fishtank · 31 replies · 1,122+ views
    Let's kick it up!!!
  • Michael Savage LIVE Thread!!! May 1, 2006

    05/01/2006 3:03:40 PM PDT · by fishtank · 120 replies · 4,966+ views
    Gettin' ready!!! Potential topics??? (1) Illegal marches? (2) Rush Limbaugh? (3) Joe Biden's Iraq partition plan?
  • Savage LIVE!!! Friday Apr. 28, 2006

    04/28/2006 3:10:52 PM PDT · by fishtank · 174 replies · 2,602+ views
    He's dissing Schumer for his absence now on the second Dubai deal............
  • CIRCUMCISION: Did you know?

    04/05/2006 5:19:29 PM PDT · by Giant Conservative · 580 replies · 13,865+ views
    The Daily Barometer ^ | Today | Daniel Cullen
    The debate about neonatal circumcision is over. According to the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), neonatal circumcision is the result of ignorance, bad medical practice and American social and cultural pressure. Regarding the three most commonly cited justifications for neonatal circumcision (penile cancer, venereal disease and penile hygiene), the AAP now states that the benefits are negligible, which means that the majority of American men are walking around without foreskins for no good reason. Yet, the barbaric practice shows no sign of abating, and for this reason I plan to shed some light on the cultural dark spot of circumcision....
  • Jimmy Carter shows how hateful he is during King speech

    02/07/2006 2:38:58 PM PST · by Thanatos · 152 replies · 5,569+ views
    Self | 2-7-2006 | Thanatos
    Jimmy Carter shows his only colors are all partisan.. Deciding to desecrate the funeral of Coretta Scott King , the former president decided to ignore the grief of the King Family, to throw away the teachings of Martin Luther King Jr., and focused his speech on attacking the President of the United States. Why? Because he could so he did. This is the essence of hate.. Why the Left Wing is so bereft of leadership, bereft of a path, bereft of morals. Their whole platform is simple hate. ďI hate the PresidentĒ, ďI hate the USAĒ, ďI hate ChildrenĒ, ďI...
  • On Letterman, Al Franken Jokes About Execution For Treason Of Rove, Libby & Bush (Updated With Video

    10/24/2005 4:40:06 PM PDT · by Laissez-faire capitalist · 44 replies · 1,745+ views ^ | October 22, 2005 | Brent Baker
    "And so basically, what it looks like is going to happen is that Libby and Karl Rove are going to be executed" because "outing a CIA agent is treason," left-wing author and radio talk show host Al Franken asserted Friday night, to audience laughter, on CBS's Late Show with David Letterman. Franken qualified his hard-edged stire: "Yeah, and I don't know how I feel about it because I'm basically against the death penalty, but they are going to be executed it looks like." Franken later suggested that President Bush is at risk of receiving the same punishment, since Karl Rove...
  • GM, Ford Sales Fall in Sept., SUV Sales Dive

    10/03/2005 5:10:56 PM PDT · by devane617 · 58 replies · 1,467+ views
    FoxNews ^ | 10/03/2005 | AP
    DETROIT ó Sales of sport utility vehicles took a dive in September, dragging down U.S. automakers who were already expecting payback after a summer of employee-pricing discounts. Asian brands, which didn't offer employee discounts, felt less pain. Several automakers reported strong car sales Monday, but SUVs took a hit industrywide in the U.S. market as gas prices skyrocketed following Hurricane Katrina (search). The Buick Rainier, Ford Explorer, Ford Expedition, Toyota Sequoia and Nissan Armada all saw their sales fall by 18 percent or more.
  • Thriving Women-Only Village Is Attacked By Jealous Locals

    07/15/2005 5:40:58 PM PDT · by blam · 78 replies · 1,705+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 7-16-2005 | Mike Pflanz
    Thriving women-only village is attacked by jealous locals By Mike Pflanz in Archer's Post (Filed: 16/07/2005) A group of Kenyan women who fled abusive husbands to set up their own women-only community are facing increasingly violent attacks by local men angry at their success. Turning traditional African patriarchy on its head, 15 women established Umoja village in 1990, as a refuge after their husbands' behaviour forced them to flee their homes. Mkamasiye Lebwaketa and Paulina Lekuriya wear the tribal bead necklaces their Ďwomen-onlyí village sells Since then the village where women rule has expanded, its 48 members earning a living...
  • Michael Savage Broadsides Rush (Calls "Hush Bimbo" a Snagged Elephant, and WORSE)

    06/10/2005 8:24:00 AM PDT · by NYC Republican · 229 replies · 6,591+ views
    6/10/05 | Self
    It seems to be a daily occurence... Savage, the ultimate looney nutcase, blasts President Bush from every angle, then broadsides Rush and Sean. He constantly calls Rush "Hush Bimbo", says he's nothing but a GOP mouthpiece, says that he's disgusted by Rush's constant self-promotions... NO ONE, not even Sean, does more shameless self-promotioning than this moron. He also said that Rush thinks his listeners are idiots, and talks to them in that way. What a loser, what an IDIOT.
  • Not everybody loves iPods

    05/17/2005 2:57:06 PM PDT · by ambrose · 86 replies · 1,734+ views
    Knight Ridder ^ | 5/17/05
    Posted on Tue, May. 17, 2005 Not everybody loves iPods By JASMINE JOHNSON KNIGHT RIDDER NEWSPAPERS Most teenagers know the latest music craze is the iPod. And most teenagers, it seems, have them. I don't. And I don't care. This creepy "iPod obsession" has gone too far. Here are five reasons why I hate iPods: 1. They cause addiction. Warning: When you're at school and you daydream about getting home to download a new song on your iPod, you are, in fact, addicted to it. 2. iPod crazies become iPod hermits. If people give up hanging out with friends to...
  • Laura Bushís Coming Out Party

    05/12/2005 8:18:19 AM PDT · by Sarah · 129 replies · 2,716+ views
    The American Thinker ^ | May 12, 2005 | Selwyn Duke
    Laura Bushís Coming Out Party May 12th, 2005 Sometimes news stories share a common thread thatís invisible to most, one thatís invisible because itís common to most. Last week there were a few such stories in the news, stories about events whose motivating spirits were kindred ones. One involves the latest developments in the case of Lynndie England, the infamous leash-girl who was found complicit in the abuse of Iraqi detainees at Abu Ghraib. Another involves a second hapless lass, Pvt. Deanna Allen, who was discharged from the army for getting down and dirty during a combat activity. That is,...
  • Protest Warrior Harmful To Campus Right (Written By Non-Conservative Who Knows Better Than Us)

    04/27/2005 10:28:49 AM PDT · by gopwinsin04 · 86 replies · 2,635+ views
    The UW People's Daily Cardinal ^ | 4/27/05 | Jake Herrera: Junior in 'Middle Eastern Studies '
    The University of Wisconsin at Madison has a history of being a harbinger for social discontent, and as such is generally unreceptive to the precepts of conservatism. The newest addition to the radical right on campus of a local chapter of an international organization called 'Protest Warrior.'Founded in the midst of the Iraq war debate, the Protest Warriors are a group than infiltrates anti-war protests and demonstrations with the intent of fulfilling their manifesto of 'arming the libert loving Silent Majority with ammo that strikes at the intellectual solar plexus of the left.'At a recent ROTC protest rally, the Protest...
  • Hannity bashes Free Republic (February 2005)

    02/16/2005 12:12:54 PM PST · by 1Old Pro · 3,151 replies · 119,253+ views
  • No Name Calling Week?

    01/14/2005 7:31:37 AM PST · by EdReform · 99 replies · 4,038+ views
    Concerned Women for America ^ | 1/12/2005 | Warren Throckmorton, Ph.D.
    No Name Calling Week?†††††1/12/2005By Warren Throckmorton, Ph.D.Yes, name-calling is wrong. But this eventís sponsors reveal the agenda behind banning it. ďThere is a special place in hell for people like you!Ē These words were directed at me by a teacher during this past summerís National Education Association (NEA) convention in Washington, D.C. This delegate to the NEA convention made his prediction in response to my presence at the NEAís Ex-Gay Educatorsí Caucus booth in the convention exhibit hall. His cheery salutation caught me off-guard given the message of tolerance and acceptance I had been hearing around the exhibit hall....
  • Boxer: I'll Call Condi a Liar Again

    01/23/2005 5:49:37 PM PST · by wagglebee · 160 replies · 4,761+ views
    NewsMax ^ | 1/23/05 | NewsMax
    Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., said Sunday that when the full Senate debates the nomination of Dr. Condoleezza Rice to be Secretary of State on Tuesday, she intends to repeat charges that Rice deliberately misled the nation about weapons of mass destruction in Iraq. "I will lay out again on the Senate floor [why] I do not believe [she] has been candid with the American people," Sen. Boxer told CNN's "Late Edition with Wolf Blitzer." "[She's] gone on shows like yours and made statements that I don't think were true, or they were half-true, didn't tell the whole story, didn't level...
  • We have been warned

    01/07/2005 9:55:35 PM PST · by Kitten Festival · 3 replies · 193+ views
    The American Thinker ^ | Jan 7, 2005 | Thomas Lifson
    A.M. Mora y Leon of The American Thinker is among a group of bloggers who appear to be targeted by the Castroite Chavez regime running the government of Venezuela. So warns the blog Burton Terrace: Venezuelan opposition bloggers, independently financed and edited, are coming under attack in the Venezuelan government run media. Specifically targeted are "Aleksander Boyd in London, Gustavo Coronel in Washington D.C., Daniel Duquenal in Yaracuy, Miguel Octavio in Caracas and A. M. Mora y Leon in the United States of America." The author of a recent article in the government run media service threatens to report these...
  • A movement in search of a cause

    01/02/2005 1:22:09 PM PST · by Kitten Festival · 1 replies · 283+ views
    The American Thinker ^ | Jan. 2, 2004 | Thomas Lifson
    France has found a new tale of good and evil about which to make clever conversation. As usual the villains are capitalism and America, and ďglobalizationĒ is the bogeyman combining the two malign forces which have, in their paranoid vision, conspired to diminish la France. Ho hum. The New York Times informs us that Parisian wine and film circles are abuzz with discussion of the surprise hit documentary Mondevino, which reportedly decries the ďglobalizationĒ and ďhomogenizationĒ of the world wine industry. Those under attack include Robert Parker, the American wine critic whose tastes have become the single most influential factor...
  • Get Rummy

    12/21/2004 7:20:20 AM PST · by Kitten Festival · 2 replies · 217+ views
    The American Thinker ^ | Dec. 21, 2004 | Thomas Lifson
    The long knives have been unsheathed, and Donald Rumsfeldís back targeted. One of the most capable, energetic, intelligent, determined and articulate public servants in the history of the American Republic is under fire for not being omniscient and infallible, and for using an Auto-Pen to sign letters of condolence to the families of those killed in action. A classic orchestrated PR offensive is underway, bearing all the signs of the customary collaboration among the Usual Suspects in the capitalís media-political universe. Things were getting scary for the opponents of George W. Bush. Not only did he win a smashing electoral...
  • A turning point?

    11/20/2004 5:52:51 PM PST · by Kitten Festival · 10 replies · 569+ views
    The American Thinker ^ | Nov. 20, 2004 | Thomas Lifson
    Perhaps we have finally reached a turning point in which the Gordian Knot tying African Americans to the Democratic Party may finally be severed. The spectacle of white male leftists demeaning Condoleeza Rice as an Aunt Jemima, a black mammy out of Gone With the Wind, and a thick-lipped (!) bird (don't they have beaks?) may be the slap in the face necessary to wake up the majority of black people from their slumber in the tender arms of the left.
  • Votophilia: Confessions of a Political Nymphomanic

    09/30/2004 10:48:15 AM PDT · by dandelion · 5 replies · 258+ views
    The Kerry Fairy ^ | 09/30/04 | Becki Snow
    I light the candles, as I have all the nights before, setting the stage - the pink night-shirt, the furry slippers, the rose-scented ungent with which I anoint my fingers. I loosen my waist-length hair from its clasp and approach the keyboard with anticipation. Who will it be tonight? Bush? Cheney? Kerry? Edwards? They all present delights, but it's not so much the man as the act of campaigning itself that thrills me so. Memories of Reagan suddenly stir - ahh, that brings a jaded tear. How innocent that first fling seems - The bedroom door bursts open; my husband,...
  • Schwarzenegger: terrorists are `jealous' of California

    08/06/2004 6:43:53 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 41 replies · 856+ views
    KTVU ^ | 8/6/04 | AP
    MATHER, Calif. -- Terrorists are likely to attack California because they're jealous of the state, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger asserted Friday as he reviewed California's first statewide terrorism drill. "We've seen from 9/11 terrorism is something that no longer happens on the other side of the world," Schwarzenegger said while visiting the Office of Emergency Services command center. "We are living in a state that is the number one place in the world ... This is why people are jealous. This is why people want to hurt us." California is participating in simultaneous drills with Virginia, under a Department of Defense...
  • Lakers likely to be very unlikable champions

    06/02/2004 6:39:30 PM PDT · by ambrose · 15 replies · 256+ views
    Posted on Wed, Jun. 02, 2004 Lakers likely to be very unlikable champions By Reggie Hayes of The News-Sentinel IF -- OK, WHEN -- THE Los Angeles Lakers win the NBA title this year, they'll be the most unlikable champions in history. Arrogant, bullying, condescending, the list goes on and on. And that's just their lawyers. Almost every previous NBA champion has had a sliver of charm. Even the Detroit Pistons in their "Bad Boys" era: Joe Dumars and coach Chuck Daly were the class exceptions to the crass exploits of Isiah Thomas, Bill Laimbeer and Dennis Rodman. Michael Jordan's...