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  • Here’s What We Know About General Petraeus’ Reported Mistress

    11/10/2012 5:08:13 PM PST · by izzatzo · 77 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 11/10/2012 | E. Ritz
    TheBlaze/AP) — Paula Broadwell first met fellow West Point graduate David Petraeus in the spring of 2006, when she was a graduate student at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government. He was a lieutenant general working on a counterinsurgency manual that would be tested during his command in Iraq. The university had invited him to give a speech. Broadwell was in the Army Reserve after being recalled three times to active duty since the Sept. 11 attacks to work on counterterrorism issues and intended to return to active duty or get into the policy world, according to the preface of the...
  • Jesus knows what is in man

    06/05/2012 8:21:10 AM PDT · by jesus4life
    Faith | God-inspired
    To all, Please pray the LORD's PRAYER and please read: JOHN 2:13-25 13 When the time of the Jewish Passover was near Jesus went up to Jerusalem, 14 and in the Temple he found people selling cattle and sheep and doves, and the money changers sitting there. 15 Making a whip out of cord, he drove them all out of the Temple, sheep and cattle as well, scattered the money changers' coins, knocked their tables over 16 and said to the dove sellers, 'Take all this out of here and stop using my Father's house as a market.' 17 Then...
  • When Did the President Know and Who Did He Tell?

    08/08/2011 1:30:28 PM PDT · by Nachum · 25 replies
    Big Government ^ | 8/8/11 | Chriss W. Street
    The tremendous 7% crash in stock market prices over the last five trading days serves as over-whelming evidence that the President of the United States or someone in his inner circle leaked “material non-public information” to Wall Street traders that the AAA credit rating of the United States of America would be downgraded.. Leaking of such information is criminal activity for both the trader who profits and the leaker. Depending on the level of the leak in his Administration; the President may be forced to resign of face severe sanctions.
  • Ending Medicare as we know it?

    04/10/2011 12:40:55 AM PDT · by Nachum · 9 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 4/10/11 | Rick Moran
    Mark Steyn in NRO: Ending Medicare as we know it? Say it ain't so! Medicare, we hardly knew ye! It's an open question whether Americans will fall for one more chorus of the same old song from Baucus, Harkin, Podesta, and the other members of America's wrinkliest boy band. But, if this is the level on which the feckless patronizing spendaholics of the permanent governing class want to conduct the debate, bring it on: Paul Ryan's plan would "end Medicare as we know it." The Democrats' "plan" - business as usual - will end America as we know it. Literally,...
  • " Speak " your faith into Substance ! (Charismatic caucus)

    10/15/2010 10:48:44 AM PDT · by Jedediah · 23 replies
    The Joshua Chronicles ^ | Jeff kingshott
    We are and must be the living matter and substance of the kingdom of God and this must remain active in a constant manner ! \o/ for your discernment . . . Let Me be all that matters in your life for it is in this place dreams turn into reality , visions begin to walk before your very eyes , as your words put My creation into motion for "truly" as Elijah stopped the rain and waited for the clouds return in faith , "truly" I shall do greater exploits through my children that become My AMOS ( A...
  • Is It Enough for the GOP to Just Say No?

    07/21/2010 6:05:37 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 18 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 21, 2010 | Tony Blankley
    Over the past year, the Democrats fixed on what they thought was a devastating four-word slogan to defeat Republicans in 2010: "The Party of No." Unlike many campaign slogans, it was fair enough. After all, the Republicans had opposed almost unanimously all of President Obama's major bills (socialized health care, stimulus, nationalization of GM and Chrysler, "cap and trade," financial overregulation, multitrillion-dollar yearly deficits, tax increases, etc.) But the Democrats seem to have stopped using that phrase in the past several weeks as, apparently, White House strategists have come to appreciate that the only people screaming "no" louder than the...
  • Right to Know Petition -to know the details of any legislation posted online ...

    10/15/2009 11:37:02 AM PDT · by Nachum · 4 replies · 289+ views
    We, the undersigned, join with Democratic Senators Bayh, Lincoln, Pryor, McCaskill, Landrieu, Nelson, Lieberman and Webb in urging Washington policy-makers to require that a complete copy of any bill or legislation, along with its CBO scoring, be posted online for citizen review at least 72 hours prior to any vote being taken.
  • You know what? (Vanity?)

    07/30/2009 9:54:14 AM PDT · by don-o · 46 replies · 769+ views
    Little House on Unaka | July 29, 2009 | don-o
    You know what....? Is it just me or are people increasingly using that nonsense phrase? I know I hear it from talking heads on the television; (actually) I just get audio on XM radio. Today, I heard a baseball broadcaster begin an answer to a question with.. You know what...? What is going on?
  • The Party of 'Know,' Not 'No' (Ted Nugent!)

    06/11/2009 10:45:22 AM PDT · by astyanax · 1 replies · 358+ views
    Human Events ^ | 11Jun09 | Ted Nugent
    In an effort to deflect criticism of their ongoing program to bankrupt the entire nation, the Democratic leadership has labeled Congressional Republicans as the "party of no." The Democrats would have been correct had they checked their spelling. It is not "no" that defines the Congressional Republicans but rather "know." Let the guitar boy help the spelling-challenged Democrats understand what the bedrock of the Republican Party -- conservatives -- instinctively know.
  • Anti-gay minister the Rev Ian Watson in ‘Nazi battle’ outrage

    05/28/2009 12:37:02 AM PDT · by Maelstorm · 12 replies · 630+ views
    http://www.timesonline.co.uk ^ | May 13, 2009 | Mike Wade
    The Church of Scotland is moving towards a schism after one of its ministers compared an increasingly determined campaign against gay clergymen to the war against the Nazis. The Rev Ian Watson railed against homosexual lifestyles, declaring that such people would not “inherit the kingdom of God” in a sermon that religious leaders and politicians condemned as deeply disturbing. Mr Watson is a prominent opponent of Scott Rennie, an openly gay minister whose appointment to a parish church last year has caused divisions. Mr Rennie, a divorced father of one, lives with his partner, David, and has the support of...
  • Getting to know the Obamas, on their terms

    04/20/2009 9:31:52 AM PDT · by Nachum · 17 replies · 817+ views
    L.A. Times ^ | 4/20/09 | Peter Wallsten and Faye Fiore
    Reporting from Washington — In the short time Americans have come to know their new first family, they've learned that the president doesn't want a puppy sleeping on his bed, the girls hate green veggies but at least one loves peanut butter, and the first lady believes her husband should stay out of her closet. Like a reality show set on the glorified soundstage at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave., the details of one family's life have captivated the country -- if not the world -- making the Obamas seem within reach, an ordinary family that just happens to be living an...
  • Joe Biden Doesn't Even Know Barack Obama's Name

    08/24/2008 3:41:06 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 17 replies · 170+ views
    Politik Ditto ^ | 8/24/08
    Politico.com: Sen. Joe Biden’s gotten a lot of unsolicited advice on how to curb his gaffe habit, but he might start by practicing his running mate’s name. Three times during his inaugural speech as Barack Obama’s vice presidential candidate Saturday, Biden butchered Obama’s name — in different ways. Biden called Obama “Barackal Bama” and “Barack Obaman,” as well as — perhaps most bizarre — “Barack America.” Obama, by his own admission, has a “funny name,” and Biden did get it right at least a dozen times in his speech. But the mispronunciations did not go unnoticed. The campaign cleaned up...
  • Barack: Getting to know you, getting to know all about you

    05/23/2008 3:58:17 PM PDT · by Nachum · 6 replies · 140+ views
    Jewish World Review ^ | 5-23-08 | Dave Weinbaum
    Barack Hussein Obama is becoming less mystery messiah and more false prophet. Change? Hope? Give me a break. Even the Liberal press can't hide his specific positions and curious associations anymore. Hillary's stance that Barack is unelectable is gaining credibility as his disturbing anti-US guilt ridden beliefs are revealed. Too bad for her, but it's too late. Barring a miracle Barack will be his party's nominee. But now the electorate needs to examine Barack's positions. Some drink from the fountain of knowledge. Idiots gargle and spit. Jimmy Carter Move-On over! Obama must have crammed for his run watching old Carter...
  • 20 Things You Didn't Know About. . .Death

    11/15/2006 4:04:16 PM PST · by blam · 37 replies · 859+ views
    Discover Magazine ^ | September 2006 | LeAundra Temescu
    20 Things You Didn't Know About... Death Newsflash: we're all going to die. But here are 20 things you didn't know about kicking the bucket. By LeeAundra Temescu DISCOVER Vol. 27 No. 09 | September 2006 1 The practice of burying the dead may date back 350,000 years, as evidenced by a 45-foot-deep pit in Atapuerca, Spain, filled with the fossils of 27 hominids of the species Homo heidelbergensis, a possible ancestor of Neanderthals and modern humans. 2 Never say die: There are at least 200 euphemisms for death, including "to be in Abraham's bosom," "just add maggots," and "sleep...
  • BBC Did Not Know Of 9/11 Film's Link To Religious Right (Path To 9-11)

    09/12/2006 6:41:27 PM PDT · by blam · 83 replies · 2,071+ views
    The Guardian (UK) ^ | 9-13-2006 | David Leigh
    BBC did not know of 9/11 film's link to religious right David Leigh Wednesday September 13, 2006 The Guardian (UK) The BBC broadcast a controversial docu-drama, The Path to 9/11, this week without realising that it had been made by a member of the US religious right. The three-hour programme, shown over two nights on BBC2 to commemorate the fifth anniversary of the attack on the twin towers, was purchased from ABC, a subsidiary of Disney. At the last minute the US television company was forced to re-edit sequences after claims of distortion from former president Bill Clinton and members...
  • Islamists know where we live

    06/06/2006 4:00:32 PM PDT · by cougar_mccxxi · 7 replies · 605+ views
    CFP ^ | Tuesday, June 6, 2006 | Klaus Rohrich
    Losers, all. That’s what we Westerners are and the Islamic fundamentalists bent on our destruction know it. Even when the police nails a cell of 17 would-be terrorists, catching them red-handed with 3 tonnes of 34-0-0 fertilizer, which you can bet wasn’t acquired to fertilize their lawns, the media and government go to great lengths to assure everyone that the arrests have nothing to do with any "specific community or ethno-cultural group in Canada." At least that’s how CSIS spokesperson Luc Portelance categorized the arrests. The Toronto Sun’s resident Islamophile "foreign" correspondent, Eric Margolis, even went so far as to...
  • Report: Ozone Hole May Disappear by 2050 (Algore the last to know...)

    05/20/2006 8:13:49 PM PDT · by Libloather · 23 replies · 856+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | 5/20/06
    Report: Ozone Hole May Disappear by 2050Sat May 20, 9:01 AM ET TOKYO - The ozone hole over the Antarctic is likely to begin contracting in the future and may disappear by 2050 because of a reduction in the release of chlorofluorocarbons and other ozone-depleting gases, according to a team of Japanese scientists. The findings are based on a series of numerical simulations carried out by Eiji Akiyoshi of the National Institute for Environmental Studies, near Tokyo, using projected emissions of chlorofluorocarbons and other gases blamed for the ozone hole. According to a report posted Friday on the institute's Web...
  • Discovery Of Oldest Known Art And Agriculture Calendar In New World

    05/11/2006 2:17:48 PM PDT · by blam · 10 replies · 701+ views
    Newswise ^ | 5-11-2006
    Discovery of Oldest Known Art and Agriculture Calendar in New World MU Researcher Unearths Earliest Known Western Sculptures and Astronomical Alignments in Peru's Temple of the Fox. Andeans Used Myth and Astronomical Markers to Determine Agricultural Calendar. Project Buena Vista unearths a personified disk flanked by foxes at the Temple of the Fox in Peru. Newswise — In one of the most significant archaeological and anthropological finds in recent history, Robert Benfer, professor emeritus of anthropology at the University of Missouri-Columbia, has discovered the earliest astronomical alignments and sculptures in the round, which is a sculpture designed to be viewed...
  • Know Friends As Well As Enemies, Military Officials Say

    04/05/2006 5:51:10 PM PDT · by SandRat · 5 replies · 235+ views
    American Forces Press Service ^ | Steven Donald Smith
    WASHINGTON, April 5, 2006 – It is just as important to know and understand the cultural, political, military and philosophical nature of an ally as it is of an enemy, international military officials said here yesterday. "We must know the enemy, we must know ourselves, but also we must know the coalition partner," South Korean Air Force Col. B.J. Park, a Republic of Korea liaison officer to U.S. Joint Forces Command, said, paraphrasing the ancient Chinese military strategist, Sun Tzu. Not having a deep understanding of how U.S. coalition partners think and operate will hinder true interoperability among allies, U.S....
  • Paper: White House Knew About Levees Early (LA, New Orleans may have been the last to know...)

    02/09/2006 5:06:31 PM PST · by Libloather · 72 replies · 1,832+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | 2/09/06 | LARA JAKES JORDAN
    Paper: White House Knew About Levees Early By LARA JAKES JORDAN, Associated Press Writer 41 minutes ago WASHINGTON - Twenty-eight government agencies, from local Louisiana parishes to the White House, reported that New Orleans levees were breached Aug. 29, the day Hurricane Katrina roared ashore, documents released Thursday show. A timeline of e-mails, situation updates and weather reports, pieced together by Senate Democrats, indicates the Bush administration knew as early as 8:30 a.m. EST about levee failures that would ultimately lead to massive flooding of the city and its surrounding parishes. Senate Democrats said the documents raise questions about whether...
  • What Secrets Did Japan's Ancient Emperors Take To The Grave? And Will We Ever Know

    01/05/2006 4:14:56 PM PST · by blam · 27 replies · 1,108+ views
    Asahi.com ^ | 1-5-2006 | Hiroshi Matsubara
    What secrets did Japan's ancient emperors take to the grave? And will we ever know? 01/05/2006 By HIROSHI MATSUBARA, Staff Writer This is the fourth in a series on issues and topics facing Japan's imperial family. A new challenge is being mounted that may eventually put the Imperial Household Agency in something of a tight corner. Academics have long called on the agency to open imperial tombs to full inspection to resolve riddles of Japan's ancient past and put to rest lingering doubts about the authenticity of some of the final resting places of emperors. All this time, the agency,...
  • Bush: Americans Need to Know About Gains in Iraq

    09/28/2005 4:45:47 PM PDT · by SandRat · 59 replies · 930+ views
    American Forces Press Service ^ | Sep 28, 2005 | Sgt. Sara Wood, USA
    WASHINGTON, Sept. 28, 2005 – Iraqi security forces are increasing in size and capability, and American forces are constantly adapting their tactics to fight the ever-changing tactics of terrorists in Iraq, President Bush said here today. After being briefed by Army Gen. John Abizaid, commander of U.S. Central Command, and Army Gen. George Casey, commander of Multinational Force Iraq, Bush spoke about the war on terror and emphasized the importance of a congressional briefing Abizaid and Casey are scheduled to give today. "The support of Congress for our troops and our mission is important, and Americans need to know about...
  • The Air Out There (What did Al Franken know, and when did he know it?)

    08/05/2005 2:55:44 PM PDT · by Libloather · 25 replies · 1,615+ views
    Weekly Standard via Yahoo ^ | 8/05/05 | Hugh Hewitt
    The Air Out There Hugh Hewitt Fri Aug 5,12:06 PM ET Washington (The Daily Standard) - WHAT DID AL FRANKEN KNOW, and when did he know it? When Air America launched last year, it was the beneficiary of more free publicity than any radio show or network launch had ever received. So desperate was the mainstream media to find some left-leaning response to the Limbaugh-led revolution in talk radio that the many and obvious flaws in the network's offerings went largely unreported. Those of us who have been around radio studios for a few years know, though, that launch hype...
  • New Lapita Find Re-dates Known Fiji Settlers (Jomon/Ainu)

    07/14/2005 10:29:09 AM PDT · by blam · 15 replies · 2,420+ views
    Taipei Times ^ | 7-14-2005
    New Lapita find re-dates known Fiji settlers VITAL CLUE: The pottery shard, at least 200 years older than any other piece found in Fiji, is thought to be the work of the Lapita people that originated near Taiwan AFP , AUCKLAND Sunday, Oct 24, 2004 A biological anthropologist excavates a skeleton after archeologists discovered a 3,000-year-old cemetery in Vanuatu in August, holding secrets about the first humans to colonize the South Pacific. A shard of pottery showing a human face, pre-dating any other Lapita pottery in Fiji, has now been found and hailed a s a significant discovery. PHOTO: AFP...
  • Margaret Carlson: Do You Know Where Your Flag Is? (One left-wanger not having a fun 4th)

    07/01/2005 5:01:13 PM PDT · by Libloather · 41 replies · 1,050+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | 7/01/05 | Margaret Carlson
    Margaret Carlson: Do You know Where Your Flag Is? Margaret Carlson Fri Jul 1,11:45 AM ET Do you know where your flag is? It's being waved in the House of Representatives in lieu of doing any work on, say, gas prices, stem cell research, global warming (fossil fuel emissions still voluntary). Health care reform? Why bother with a doctor when you can have Bill First diagnose your illness from the floor of the Senate. Members so fearful of being called unpatriotic get closer and closer to passing the amendment to protect the flag from desecration. It takes guts to protect...
  • In Nevada, Reid Is the Name to Know (Family represents nearly every major industry) [Archive]

    04/14/2005 4:03:31 PM PDT · by Libloather · 46 replies · 3,505+ views
    LA Times ^ | 6/23/03 | Chuck Neubauer, Richard T. Cooper
    In Nevada, Reid Is the Name to Know Members of one lawmaker's family represent nearly every major industry in their home state. And their clients rely on his goodwill. By Chuck Neubauer and Richard T. Cooper, Times Staff Writers June 23, 2003 WASHINGTON — It was the kind of legislation that slips under the radar here. The name alone made the eyes glaze over: "The Clark County Conservation of Public Land and Natural Resources Act of 2002." In a welter of technical jargon, it dealt with boundary shifts, land trades and other arcane matters — all in Nevada. As he...
  • Congress Wants to Know More About NFL's Steroid Policy

    04/01/2005 7:58:27 AM PST · by freepatriot32 · 43 replies · 1,128+ views
    aolnews ^ | 3 31 05
    WASHINGTON (March 31) - The same Congressional committee that conducted hearings into steroids in baseball has asked NFL commissioner Paul Tagliabue for information about how football regulates the performance-enhancing substances. The Government Reform Committee also said Thursday it will ask for similar data from the NBA, NHL, NCAA, U.S. Track and Field and Major League Soccer. "As the committee has stated publicly numerous times, its focus on the performance-enhancing drug use in sports is not limited to professional baseball," the committee said in a letter signed by committee chairman Rep. Tom Davis and ranking Democrat Rep. Henry Waxman. "As part...
  • CA: Across state, we know what must be done

    01/01/2005 10:59:08 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 12 replies · 487+ views
    San Diegans have the dubious distinction of living in a state whose own serious financial problems will likely make the city's even worse. Last year, we cited most of the same problems California is facing again in this new year. In the spirit of a New Year's holiday, maybe it's time we resolve to finally do something about them. On the state level, our problems are enormous, but not insurmountable. They range from the budget deficit, now estimated to be about $8.1 billion, to the need to invest in the state's future – in schools, roads and mass transit, in...
  • Band Aid Takes "Do They Know It's Christmas?" Top Spot on British Charts

    12/20/2004 3:51:46 AM PST · by crushelits · 34 replies · 1,140+ views
    yahoo.com ^ | Sun. Dec. 19, 2004 | Reuters
    LONDON (Reuters) - The reworked Band Aid charity single "Do They Know It's Christmas?" has clinched the coveted Christmas number one spot on the UK pop charts, the Official UK Charts Company said Sunday. As expected, Band Aid 20, a nod to the two decades that have passed since Bob Geldof (news) assembled the leading pop stars for the 1984 smash hit record, clung on to the top spot beating off competition from Ronan Keating (news) and pop queen Kylie Minogue (news). Proceeds from the new Band Aid recording -- featuring vocals from stars such as Jamelia and Coldplay's Chris...
  • PLEASE! STOP POSTING SAME MESSAGE ON ALL BOARDS!

    08/16/2002 7:39:49 AM PDT · by Merchant Seaman · 715 replies · 30,137+ views
    Annoyed Reader
    The purpose of FreeRepublic.com's multiple message boards is to limit the topics for each board to particular topics. Posting the same message on all the boards defeats the purpose of multiple-boards for special topics. It is very annoying to see the same message on every bulletin board. PLEASE! DO THE READERS A FAVOR. STOP CROSS-POSTING YOUR MESSAGES!
  • The Kerry al-Qaqaa Ca-ca

    10/28/2004 9:31:41 AM PDT · by stevejackson · 12 replies · 646+ views
    www.netwmd.com ^ | October 28, 2004
    Senator John Kerry is once again making claims that he cannot substantiate. He charges that President Bush’s “misjudgments” led to the disappearance of 380 tons of explosives from the Iraqi al-Qaqaa facility, and that these explosives have been used against U.S. troops -- even though there is no proof for such accusations. While the Kerry campaign has already released a television ad making such allegations, they simultaneously have backed off from the same charges. Senator Kerry’s TV ad states: The obligation of a Commander in Chief is to keep our country safe. In Iraq, George Bush has overextended our troops...
  • SOME MIGHT CALL IT CONSPIRACY

    09/25/2004 12:28:27 PM PDT · by forest · 13 replies · 1,109+ views
    Fiedor Report On the News #318 ^ | 9-26-04 | Doug Fiedor
    Concerning those forged memos: What did John Kerry know and when did he know it? There are a few seldom mentioned interesting facts that almost answer that question. The accumulation of "facts" do not speak well for John Kerry and his campaign workers at all. The first interesting tidbit was published in the Sept. 21 edition of the San Francisco Chronicle[1]. The lead paragraph tells the story: "Former Vice President Al Gore's presidential campaign heard but did not pursue allegations about George W. Bush's Air National Guard service, similar to the information in discredited documents aired by CBS News this...
  • Know Your Rights Training Schedule, NYCLU/ACLU (Visiting Kerry voters should know whats legal in NY)

    08/26/2004 9:30:16 PM PDT · by Libloather · 16 replies · 416+ views
    New York Press ^ | 8/25/04 | Kate Crane
    LISTINGS The RNC Protests By Kate Crane The Convention Weds., Aug. 25 Know Your Rights training, NYCLU Get briefed by the New York Civil Liberties Union on your constitutional rights at the protests and what to do if the police infringe upon them. The workshop will cover recent changes to laws, how to interact with police and how to handle being stopped or searched. NYCLU, 520 8th Ave. (betw. 36th St.), 212-344-3005, x266 (rsvp req.); 7. National Lawyers Guild Legal Observer training Legal observers perform the crucial task of observing arrests and watching out for any inappropriate police behavior. Fourth...
  • "Abortion: Parents should matter" POSTER you can copy & paste to print out 8.5"x11"

    07/17/2004 10:48:23 AM PDT · by IPWGOP · 17 replies · 737+ views
    IowaPresidentialWatch.com ^ | 7/18/2004 | IPWGOP
    Here's my latest poster in the "Freedom Matters" series. The linked URL for this thread opens the LARGE size artwork so you can "copy, paste & print." It's sized for 8.5"x11" paper (you may need to resize it for your printer... the proportion is correct, though).You can print out as many of these as you wish... just no commercial endeavors, please.
  • 'We Know Something Will Happen Again - And Soon' (Saudi Arabia)

    06/12/2004 6:26:17 PM PDT · by blam · 37 replies · 225+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 6-13-2004 | Damien McElroy/David Wastell
    'We know something will happen again - and soon' By Damien McElroy in Riyadh and David Wastell (Filed: 13/06/2004) The white saloon, its boot wide open, sits on a Riyadh highway in front of an American-owned hotel for two days. The hotel security staff gaze at it but take no action. The occupants of a police car drive by and ignore it. In a city where nerves are on edge, it is a frightening spectacle - a suspect vehicle that the security forces haven't towed away. It confirms the fear of expatriates that Saudi security remains too lax to cope...
  • Ca: Now the big question: What does Schwarzenegger know?

    08/08/2003 8:41:27 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 47 replies · 210+ views
    Sac Bee ^ | 8/8/03 | Gary Delsohn
    <p>NORWALK -- He pulled his election papers Thursday after shaking hands in a swarm of worshipful fans at the Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder's Office, getting the kind of rock-star welcome a youthful Mick Jagger would have received.</p> <p>He gave his first post-"Tonight Show" interview to "Access Hollywood," a show-business TV magazine that asks adoring questions and fawns when stars come back with even their most scripted replies.</p>
  • All You Need To Know About SARS

    03/31/2003 3:53:59 PM PST · by blam · 23 replies · 429+ views
    IOL ^ | 3-31-2003
    All you need to know about SARS March 31 2003 at 02:13PM Hong Kong - A highly contagious respiratory virus spreading across the world has killed 59 people and infected more than 1 600 others, mainly in Asia. Here are facts about severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS), an atypical type of pneumonia: What is it?Scientists say SARS is caused by a new virus from the family of coronaviruses, which also causes the common cold. The United States Centre for Disease Control and Prevention has confirmed that the virus is the primary causative agent, but experts say much laboratory work still...
  • 'We Want To Know What Is Going On', Say Frontline Troops

    03/12/2003 7:38:12 PM PST · by blam · 3 replies · 350+ views
    Independent (UK) ^ | 3-13-2003 | Andrew Buncombe
    'We want to know what is going on,' say frontline troops By Andrew Buncombe in Camp Coyote, Kuwait 13 March 2003 Out in the desert, the lads from the 7th Armoured Brigade had been listening to the radio and the comments they heard from Donald Rumsfeld, the American Defence Secretary, did not impress them. "I was a bit pissed off really," said Richard Ashley, 18, a crew member on a four-man Challenger II tank. "We want to know what is going on. It does make you angry." Mr Rumsfeld said on Tuesday that America had plans to invade Iraq without...
  • France to open its first Islamic high school

    12/13/2002 10:55:36 AM PST · by dennisw · 96 replies · 344+ views
    Arab News ^ | PARIS, 12 December 2002 | By Paul Michaud, Special to Arab News
    France to open its first Islamic high school By Paul Michaud, Special to Arab NewsPublished on 12 December 2002 PARIS, 12 December 2002 — Although France has had an important Islamic population (a lie or Muslim fantasy, you decide) that goes back to the start of its own history, the French Muslim community will be getting its own Islamic high school — the Ecole Averroes — only next year. Indeed, inscriptions will be taken as of January, and the school will start offering courses come September, at the same time as traditional governmentally-operated French schools.Named for the celebrated philosopher...
  • We Didn't Know About Nidal, Says Iraqi Spy Chief

    08/21/2002 4:49:23 PM PDT · by blam · 6 replies · 301+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 8-22-2002 | Alan Philips
    We didn't know about Nidal, says Iraqi spy chief By Alan Philps, Middle East Correspondent (Filed: 22/08/2002) Iraq tried to shrug off blame for harbouring Abu Nidal, the international terrorist, yesterday by claiming that he had been living in Baghdad unknown to the authorities for more than two years under a false name. With Washington already accusing Saddam Hussein of terrorist links because of Abu Nidal's presence in Baghdad, the head of Iraqi intelligence, Taher Haboush, made a rare public appearance to give his view of the last years of the man who was once the world's most wanted fugitive....
  • Scientists Conclude Neanderthals Were Stinky And Dirty

    07/11/2002 6:49:52 AM PDT · by goliath · 51 replies · 538+ views
    www.bsnn.net ^ | Foss L. Reckord
    Scientists Conclude Neanderthals Were Stinky And DirtyBy Foss L. RekordBSNN.net Headline News  Above: An artist's rendering of a bunch of Dirty, Stinky, Dysfunctional Neanderthals.  VALLE de COPROLITES, FRANCE— A team of anthropologists and archaeologists, funded by a 5-year, twenty-million dollar grant from the National Science Foundation, released their findings in a paper entitled "Whatever Happened To All Those Neanderthals?"   Spokesman for the team, Dr. Dig  R. O'Dell, is very excited about the many new insights the study produced into the lifestyle of modern man's closest ancestor. "We were seeking to explain the decline of Homo sapiens neanderthalensis  vis-a-vis the rise of Homo sapiens, and...