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  • Sen. Kerry calls for filibuster of Alito

    01/26/2006 1:09:22 PM PST · by West Coast Conservative · 369 replies · 18,016+ views
    CNN ^ | January 26, 2006
    <p>WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Sen. John Kerry has decided to support a filibuster to block the nomination of Judge Samuel Alito to the Supreme Court, CNN's Congressional Correspondent Ed Henry reported Thursday. Kerry, in Davos, Switzerland, to attend the World Economic Forum, was marshaling support in phone calls during the day, Henry said.</p>
  • Dave Letterman: 'Why,' you ask?

    01/08/2006 4:16:56 PM PST · by Aussie Dasher · 77 replies · 3,359+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | 9 January 2006 | Pat Boone
    I love Dave Letterman. He's my idea of the funniest man in America. I appreciate his intellect, his quirky, irritated ideas about what's funny, and certainly respect his right to whatever opinions he has about anything. I confess he irks me with his nightly ridicule and denigration of our president. He's really got it in for George Bush, and he and the staff select little snippets of speeches, or a stumble, or a door that doesn't open, or even just a little aside and shoulder-shaking chuckle – anything that makes the president appear foolish – and revel in derisive laughter....
  • The boss is a jerk: survey

    01/04/2006 7:37:42 PM PST · by Aussie Dasher · 3 replies · 320+ views
    news.com.au ^ | 5 January 2006
    IF you think your boss is a jerk you are not alone, a survey shows. A career website asked 520 people about working for arrogant, incompetent or sexist superiors and found 82 per cent said they had. And torment from the boss from hell forced more than half of them to quit their jobs in search of greener pastures. Only 8 per cent of those surveyed said they had the gumption to complain directly to their boss, while 21 per cent took it to the tea room, whinging to colleagues, supervisors or unfortunate partners. The most common attribute that made...
  • An Ill Wind Off Cape Cod (EnviroLeftists don't want windmills where THEY can see them)

    12/16/2005 8:14:17 AM PST · by pabianice · 46 replies · 1,189+ views
    New York Times ^ | 12/16/05 | RFK The Lesser
    By R.F. Kennedy, Jr. AS an environmentalist, I support wind power, including wind power on the high seas. I am also involved in siting wind farms in appropriate landscapes, of which there are many. But I do believe that some places should be off limits to any sort of industrial development. I wouldn't build a wind farm in Yosemite National Park. Nor would I build one on Nantucket Sound, which is exactly what the company Energy Management is trying to do with its Cape Wind project. Environmental groups have been enticed by Cape Wind, but they should be wary of...
  • "Your Xbox 360 won't ship till after Christams..."

    11/18/2005 6:44:10 AM PST · by mr. mojo risin · 96 replies · 2,510+ views
    1up ^ | 11-16-05 | D. Karlin
    I put a $50 pre-order on an Xbox 360 in August 2005. The video game store employee (a walking commercial on why to go to college) promised a delivery date of November 23, 2005. Yesterday, the store left an auto mated message; "Microsoft is not going to deliver the quantity of Xboxes they promised. Your Xbox won't arrive until 2006." Unfortunately, my kids played the answering machine before I got home from work. It was a shock and disappointment for them, as several did not know I ordered it. I can only find mention on news of a delayed launch...
  • Where are all the Hariet Miers supporters now???

    10/31/2005 9:23:20 PM PST · by nowings · 46 replies · 1,240+ views
    Now that we have a real Scotus nominee where are all the Miers supporters. Be consistant if you can.
  • OCT 27th: The Mark Leving Show Thread

    10/27/2005 3:03:42 PM PDT · by llevrok · 6 replies · 290+ views
    Defonw must be in detox.
  • WPP Executive Resigns Over Remarks on Women [Or: Another media jerk's DEATH BY BLOG]

    10/21/2005 7:11:17 AM PDT · by summer · 149 replies · 1,749+ views
    JULIE BOSMAN
    A well-known ... worldwide creative director at WPP Group resigned his position ...over remarks he made at an industry event about female creative executives. The comments, by Neil French, 61, drew attention to the absence of women at the highest levels of the creative side of advertising.... Mr. French told an audience... women "don't make it to the top because they don't deserve to"... His comments infuriated... Nancy Vonk... of Ogilvy Toronto, [wrote] a column for a Web site denouncing his comments. ...Ms. Vonk said[:}..."It's undeniable that women aren't getting far enough in the creative part of agencies,..." .. When...
  • DFU SONG: Wind Beneath My Wings (Bette Midler is the windbag in the wings)

    09/25/2005 11:56:42 PM PDT · by doug from upland · 2 replies · 639+ views
    DFU SONGS | 9-2005 | Lyrics, Doug from Upland
    MIDI - WIND BENEATH MY WINGS We've all heard enough from Barbra Streisand Nonsensical posturing from Cher They have become a royal pain They are supposed to entertain Why don't they do what they are paid for In current events they have no clue When they speak they sound like such fools They're useful idiots and tools Bette Midler, we don't want your opinion For charity you're supposed to sing If Babs or Cher should ever stumble I guess you're the windbag in the wings F-bombs up on stage are so outrageous They called you to help people in...
  • Unsolicited Liberal E-mail

    09/22/2005 5:01:58 AM PDT · by nascaryankee · 5 replies · 314+ views
    Is there anybody else out there getting unsolicited e-mails from some liberal windbag who seems to have nothing better to do than send his spam? Seems as though he or she or they are getting their e-mail addys from here I think. One of the spamming e-mails was freeper12@gmail.com.
  • Are there More Posts or is it Just Me? [Va-va-Vanity]

    09/19/2005 6:09:10 PM PDT · by Zuben Elgenubi · 28 replies · 543+ views
    My impatient mind | September 19, 2005 | Zuben Elgenubi
    How many articles are posted nowadays? I just don't have the time to keep up with all of them. Seems like there's twice as many now as last year.
  • Who was the idiot who called Hannity, mentioned FR.com, and then got cut off for being bad?

    09/08/2005 12:57:06 PM PDT · by 1Old Pro · 327 replies · 10,832+ views
    Who was the idiot who called Hannity, mentioned FR.com, and then got cut off for being bad?
  • Sean Penn to the rescue in New Orleans [photo]

    09/04/2005 9:24:00 PM PDT · by saquin · 209 replies · 6,251+ views
    AFP Photo ^ | 9/5/05
    Sean Penn bales water out of a boat with a plastic cup as he and members of his entourage make an attempt to rescue stranded people in New Orleans.
  • KANYE WEST JUST SAID ON THE NBC FUNDRAISER: "GEORGE BUSH DOESN'T CARE ABOUT BLACK PEOPLE!"

    09/02/2005 5:45:47 PM PDT · by Recovering_Democrat · 542 replies · 19,586+ views
    KANYE WEST some rapper punk or whoever was just on trying to get people to donate money to the red cross. He was on with Mike Myers (Wayne's World). Mike Myers asked people to donate...then Kanye West went on a tirade about Iraq, Mike Myers said something else, and then Kanye says "GEORGE BUSH DOESN'T CARE ABOUT BLACK PEOPLE!"WHAT A FREAKING OUTRAGE!!!!!!!!!
  • Bonds must like the secluded life

    08/18/2005 11:26:13 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 101 replies · 2,361+ views
    Palm Beach Post ^ | August 18, 2005 | Dave George
    Barry Bonds had arthroscopic surgery on his right knee in January. He's still out. Gives a man time to think, a long leave of absence like that. About his life. About his career. About whether it makes sense to come back at all. Crazy talk? Well, sure, but tell me what about Barry's recent behavior has been particularly bright.
  • Governor Taft will be charged with Four Misdemeanors!

    08/17/2005 11:30:09 AM PDT · by Eagle of Liberty · 47 replies · 1,651+ views
    August 17, 2005 | Kerretarded
    He faces up to six months in jail, a $1,000 fine, or both for each violation.
  • MORFORD: Who Loves Creepy Megachurches?

    08/03/2005 7:30:06 AM PDT · by SmithL · 20 replies · 626+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 8/3/5 | Mark Morford
    Stadium crowds, thousands of rabid devotees, all chugging Jesus like Kool-Aid. Should you be afraid? I have never been to a big creepy megachurch. This is my first confession. I have never been to, say, Lakewood Church in Houston, the biggest glossiest megachurch of all, which just dumped a staggering $75 million to renovate the former stadium for the Houston Rockets and turn it into a massive pulsing swaying arm-raisin' eye-glazed weirdly repressed House o' Jesus. I have never been to World Changers in Georgia or New Birth Missionary Baptist in Texas or Calvary Chapel in Costa Mesa or...
  • Year After Admitting Affair With a Man, Former New Jersey Governor Still Trying to Find His Niche

    07/31/2005 12:50:43 PM PDT · by Pharmboy · 66 replies · 1,391+ views
    Associated Press ^ | Jul 31, 2005 | John Curran
    RAHWAY, N.J. (AP) - A year after his life imploded in scandal, former New Jersey Gov. James E. McGreevey lives in self-imposed exile, avoiding the limelight he spent a lifetime chasing. Separated from the wife he betrayed, McGreevey lives modestly in a one-bedroom apartment. He takes his 3-year-old daughter out for bacon and eggs after Sunday church services, walks to a corner newsstand for coffee and newspapers and stops to chat when passers-by recognize him. It's a long way from the stately governor's mansion and the spotlight that shone on his soul-baring confession. With wife Dina Matos McGreevey at his...
  • Heed Osama's specific goals

    07/21/2005 3:10:50 PM PDT · by Lonesome in Massachussets · 34 replies · 971+ views
    Boston Globe ^ | July 21, 2005 | ALLAN MORGAN
    IN RESPONSE to Cathy Young's column ''A moral muddle on the left" (op ed, July 18), I think she should note that although Osama bin Laden is undoubtedly offended by the gross materialism and decadence of Western secular capitalism, and although he skillfully uses the moral zealotry of Islam to forward his agenda, his agenda is quite straightforward and is not based on some categorical imperative to stamp out Western civilization and its freedoms. Rather one has only to read his own words during the past decade to realize that what drives his actions is a rather well articulated agenda:...
  • Busting religious myths

    07/15/2005 8:21:12 AM PDT · by Millee · 5 replies · 353+ views
    The Aspen Times ^ | Patrick Hasburgh
    Dear Editor: It looks like the misdirected meatheads facing Mecca who believe Mohammed flew into heaven on a winged horse and the holy rolling wingnuts of the west that believe Jesus rose from the dead are going to continue to fight each other to the death (again), except for maybe when they take time out to fight the Jews to the death (again), who by the way don’t believe Jesus rose up from anywhere or that suicide bombers end up in paradise with 72 virgins. Though I have been told by some of my Jewish friends that they wouldn’t mind...