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  • Bernie Goldberg: Obama Wants Birth Certificate Controversy to Continue (video)

    07/30/2009 4:54:40 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 63 replies · 2,028+ views
    Fox News ^ | July 30, 2009
    "The Chicago Mafia inside the White House want to keep this crazy controversy going because the longer it goes, the better they chance that they will conflate the crazy right-wing fringe with regular conservatives and regular republicans."
  • PETA wishes Obama hadn't swatted that fly

    06/17/2009 7:34:54 PM PDT · by FromLori · 102 replies · 2,685+ views
    Breitbart ^ | 6/17/09
    The group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals wants the flyswatter in chief to try taking a more humane attitude the next time he's bedeviled by a fly in the White House. PETA is sending President Barack Obama a Katcha Bug Humane Bug Catcher, a device that allows users to trap a house fly and then release it outside. "We support compassion even for the most curious, smallest and least sympathetic animals," PETA spokesman Bruce Friedrich said Wednesday. "We believe that people, where they can be compassionate, should be, for all animals." During an interview for CNBC at the...
  • Fast, bright UFO overtakes International Space Station

    06/01/2009 8:53:13 AM PDT · by JoeProBono · 61 replies · 3,312+ views
    Examiner ^ | June 1 2009 | Roger Marsh
    A bright and fast object seemingly "overtook" the International Space Station May 29, according to several witnesses observing from two different states, according to testimony from the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON) witness database. The first case was reported from Texas, where a man and two other witnesses were out watching the International Space Station fly over, and then observed this second object - moving at between two and-a-half and three times the speed of the space station. A second group is reporting in from the RMCC Observatory, Mounds, Oklahoma, who say they saw the same event.
  • Pink Floyd star David Gilmour joins fight to halt extradition to US of hacker Gary McKinnon

    05/25/2009 8:53:35 PM PDT · by smokingfrog · 47 replies · 1,747+ views ^ | May 25, 2009 | Duncan Campbell
    Musicians from such diverse groups as Pink Floyd and Boyzone have joined forces in a last-ditch campaign to halt the extradition to the US of north London computer hacker Gary McKinnon. The family and friends of McKinnon, who has Asperger's syndrome, are hoping that a campaign also supported by well-known names including Terry Waite, Boris Johnson, Sting, Lord Carlile and Jane Asher, will finally bear fruit. Next month, McKinnon is due to have what is likely to be his final legal appearance in a judicial review over the decision of home secretary, Jacqui Smith, to send him to stand trial...
  • Video: Murrysville, Pennsylvania - A possible corridor for UFO's?

    05/24/2009 8:21:08 AM PDT · by JoeProBono · 262 replies · 4,826+ views
    Examiner ^ | May 24 | Richard Sanner
    This up-scale community in western Westmoreland county, just east of Pittsburgh, has been a hot-bed of UFO sightings since last year. Reportings have been coming in on a regular basis over the past couple of months. The most recent report is of yet another event that occurred on May 22. At approximately 4:00 a.m., the witness observed an object moving slowly and just above the treeline in front of their house. The object doesn't appear to be any type of conventional aircraft. The picture at the right is a blown-up still photo of the object photographed with a Sony HDR-XR500V...
  • Mississippi UFO caught on video as large group of helicopters surround the scene

    05/23/2009 1:00:24 PM PDT · by JoeProBono · 75 replies · 2,787+ views
    examiner ^ | May 22 2009 | Roger Marsh
    A group of people in Mississippi saw bright lights in the sky, stopped to take some video footage - and then watched a large group of helicopters move into the area, according to witness testimony filed today at the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON) database. Their video from May 20 was posted May 21 at YouTube under the screen name jim20201. Are these flares dropped by the military during a training operation with helicopters? Or something more? From the YouTube page: "Around 10:30 a formation of lights sit in the sky as helicopters head for it. And towards the end watch...
  • Did President Kennedy meet extraterrestrials?

    05/22/2009 12:10:43 PM PDT · by JoeProBono · 48 replies · 3,521+ views
    examiner ^ | May 22, | Michael Salla, Ph.D.
    According to claims in a rare video, George Adamski met with President Kennedy at the White House in late 1961 and passed on a letter to him from human looking extraterrestrials. In addition to giving advice on the Cuban missile crisis, the alleged letter also contained an invitation for Kennedy to meet with the extraterrestrials. If Kennedy did attend such a meeting, it may explain why he was certain about human looking extraterrestrial life; made undisclosed trips to Air Force bases to deal with the UFO issue; and why he instructed NASA to cooperate with the USSR on joint space...
  • A climate solution that's out of this world

    05/17/2009 2:57:48 PM PDT · by decimon · 16 replies · 582+ views
    New York Times ^ | May 14, 2009 | ANNE C. MULKERN
    One of the newest energy lobbyists claims he has the answer to climate change: spaceships. The government has in its possession "extraterrestrial vehicles," lobbyist Stephen Bassett said. As in flying saucers. Imagine the power source, he said, behind a 30-foot wide saucer that weighs the same as a tractor-trailer yet hurtles through galaxies at 20,000 miles per hour. > "I hope he's right. Wouldn't it be cool?" said Jerry Taylor, senior fellow and energy analyst with the libertarian Cato Institute. "Good luck to him. Hopefully, the magic energy machine will be coming our way shortly."
  • Eerie Bristol UFO footage

    05/13/2009 10:58:54 AM PDT · by JoeProBono · 51 replies · 2,634+ views
    thesun. ^ | 5/13/2009 | HARRY HAYDON
    AN office worker was left spooked after recording this incredible video of a UFO flying over Bristol. Terrified Andy Hadlington witnessed the mysterious triangular-shaped object silently hovering above a residential neighbourhood in the West Country city on Sunday evening. The video shows the spinning grey object gliding around the village of Knowle — without making a sound. Freaky UFO experts have been clambering to verify the sighting and are hoping to speak to more witnesses and views of the eerie episode. Computer game writer Andy, 36, said: ”It was the freakiest thing I have ever seen in my life. I...
  • Christian Symposium Offers Different Take on Aliens at Roswell UFO Festival

    05/12/2009 6:58:19 AM PDT · by SonOfDarkSkies · 180 replies · 2,098+ views
    ROSWELL, New Mexico, May 12 /Christian Newswire/ -- Alien Resistance, a Christian counter-cult outreach ministry, will hold an all-Christian-speaker Symposium on aliens during the annual Roswell UFO Festival July 3-5th, 2009. The 11 participants include 4 PhDs, 2 doctorates of ministry, 2 pastors, 2 ordained ministers, and several pastoral counselors, with 12 books written between them on the UFO/Alien topic. The Symposium will educate on the UFO/alien topic from a Biblical Christian perspective, with emphasis on counter-cult evangelism, creationism, and spiritual warfare. The event is free for the public to attend, and will be held at the Best Western Sally...
  • VIDEO: Crop Circles in Bedford County? (VA)

    05/11/2009 1:31:04 PM PDT · by JoeProBono · 13 replies · 1,336+ views
    wset ^ | 05/04/09 | Josh Farmer
    We didn't get a lot of rain Sunday, but the stuff that fell, fell hard. And it brought an unusual sight in Bedford County in the Forest area. We're not really sure exactly how this happened. They are strange formations, and a lot of people are trying to figure out what caused them. A lot of them have answers of their own. And, no- most of them aren't what you're probably thinking. It's a small farm, about 12 miles outside the city and, overnight, the unexplainable happens. Let's just get this out of our system up front: it's not aliens,...
  • UFO scoop demanded of CIA, military Freedom Watch files Freedom of Information Act requests

    05/09/2009 11:38:55 PM PDT · by JoeProBono · 10 replies · 762+ views
    wnd ^ | May 10, 2009
    WASHINGTON What does the U.S. government really know about UFOs and other unexplained phenomena? That's what Larry Klayman's Freedom Watch organization wants to know. And the group has filed Freedom of Information Act requests with the Central Intelligence Agency, the Defense Intelligence Agency, the Department of Defense, the National Security Agency and the U.S. Air Force in an effort to find out. In addition, the group wants to see files on unexplained atmospheric phenomena and documents that would provide evidence of non-terrestrial technology and intelligent life. "It has long been surmised that government intelligence agencies have for years been covering...
  • Close up UFO snapped over Thames river

    05/09/2009 12:37:29 PM PDT · by JoeProBono · 44 replies · 2,530+ views ^ | 09 May 2009
    A student was left shocked when she checked her tourist snaps of the London skyline - and spotted what looks like a flying saucer. University Of Exeter academic Karolina-Slavka Mueller was in London for the weekend, when she took some shots with her camera phone of the sights. But when she looked back at the January 19 night time pictures of Tower Bridge and the London Eye, she was shocked to see an apparent UFO. And experts claim it is the real thing. Karolina said in an email: "What's very strange about this is the fact that we didn't actually...
  • VIDEO: UFO filmed above Moscow during daylight

    05/06/2009 10:45:35 AM PDT · by JoeProBono · 105 replies · 2,535+ views
    allnewsweb ^ | 6 May 2009 | Michael Cohen
    As more Russians purchase mobile telephones and consequently more people carry photographic and filming devices greater numbers of images of the mysterious craft or UFOs that have been seen in Russian skies for decades are brought to the worlds attention. This craft (footage below) was filmed above Moscow on 25 April of this year by one mobile phone user. This UFO footage is creating a stir on Russian conspiracy websites and forum participants are split between thinking it is an alien craft, a secret government project or a private experimental plane. All agree that it is too large to be...
  • UFO as big as Switzerland?

    05/05/2009 11:34:05 AM PDT · by JoeProBono · 31 replies · 1,668+ views
    macedoniaonline ^ | Tuesday, 05 May 2009
    On the morning of Friday the 24th of April of this year employees at MeteoSwiss (Switzerland’s meteorological department) got the surprise of their lives. Huge circular fields hovering over Switzerland were picked up by their radars (picture above). The blue coloured circles covered the entire country. The question was asked as to whether a massive UFO was in the upper-atmosphere above the scenic mountainous nation or perhaps these circles were signs of an imminent hurricane. Meteorologist at MeteoSwiss claimed the circles were not UFOs or the signs of a hurricane about to wreak havoc on his country. Mr Schacher told...
  • Ex-pilots, military officers call for new UFO probe

    05/03/2009 4:36:22 PM PDT · by Kevin J waldroup · 13 replies · 1,217+ views
    MinistryValues.Com ^ | ‎May 2, 2009 | By Michael Rowland
    A possible UFO sighting, as reported by the Journal of Scientific Exploration, date unknown. (Reuters) Something's out there. Just ask the 14 seemingly respectable and sane men gathered in a conference room two blocks from the White House. All say they've had a close encounter of the extremely unsettling kind. Conspiracy theories about UFO sightings and aliens are hardly new, but now it's a multinational group of apparently sane airline pilots and former government officials that is alleging an international cover-up of alien sightings. Members of the group have gathered in the US capital this week to talk about the...
  • Is The Channel Creature The Loch Ness Monster? Video

    05/02/2009 1:11:33 PM PDT · by JoeProBono · 33 replies · 6,964+ views
    allnewsweb ^ | 2 May 2009 | Michael Cohen
    Fifty years ago sightings of the Loch Ness Monster or ‘Nessie’ were common and few Scottish locals doubted the presence of an exotic water creature in their locale which might have been the last living member an isolated relic Plesiosaur population. Sightings of Nessie have decreased over the last few years and extensive and thorough scanning of the Loch Ness by scientists and researchers have failed to produce any evidence of Nessie. This has led many to believe, sadly, that this gentle, secretive creature had passed on. Now, astonishingly, frequent sightings are being reported of a creature living in the...
  • Hans Holzer, Ghost Hunter, Dies at 89

    05/01/2009 8:52:06 PM PDT · by JoeProBono · 31 replies · 1,952+ views
    blueridgenow ^ | May 1, 2009 | WILLIAM GRIMES
    Hans Holzer, whose investigations into the paranormal took him to haunted houses all over the world, most notably the Long Island house that inspired “The Amityville Horror,” died on Sunday at his home in Manhattan. He was 89. The death was confirmed by his daughter Alexandra Holzer. Mr. Holzer — who wrote more than 140 books on ghosts, the afterlife, witchcraft, extraterrestrial beings and other phenomena associated with the realm he called “the other side” — carried out his most famous investigation with the medium Ethel Johnson-Meyers in 1977. Together they roamed the house in Amityville, in which a young...
  • Good start to crop circle season

    05/01/2009 8:10:34 PM PDT · by JoeProBono · 26 replies · 1,562+ views
    swindonadvertiser ^ | 28th April 2009
    TWO mysterious crop circles have appeared on ancient burial sites near Swindon. The crop circles were spotted by Stuart Dike, 40, a crop circle enthusiast. The first appeared on April 14 just outside Avebury and is a circular shape with concentric rings inside it. Mr Dike said was about 120ft in diameter and was on an ancient burial ground. He said: “This crop circle was very consistent with previous ones because they are always associated with ancient sites. “It provided a very nice start to the season.” The second one turned up five days later, just down the road from...
  • 'She ran around like a maniac'

    04/20/2009 12:05:25 PM PDT · by JoeProBono · 15 replies · 690+ views
    bbc ^ | 20 April 2009 | Nicola Fell
    Rain is pelting down on Doña Porcela's treatment room in Puerto Cabezas, the main town on Nicaragua's Northern Caribbean coast. The room is barren except for a few plastic chairs, a wooden table and some old plastic bottles balanced precariously on timber beams. Doña Porcela is a respected traditional healer here and the bottles are filled with her secret medicinal potions. Her patient today is a teenage girl asleep on a piece of cardboard, serving as a mattress on the dirt floor. "Grisi Siknis turns people into witches and they go crazy," she said. Last year there were 65 cases...
  • Time to settle the “flying saucers” question.....

    04/02/2009 9:08:54 AM PDT · by TaraP · 237 replies · 2,744+ views
    Ria Novosti ^ | April 2nd, 2009
    MOSCOW. (Andrei Kislyakov, for RIA Novosti) - So do UFOs with little green men inside exist or not? CNN supposedly filmed a UFO moving at a great speed from the right to the left during the inauguration of President Barack Obama. (But those who watched the replay say it was a bird.) After that, former President Clinton's White House Chief John Podesta, now one of Obama's closest associates, demanded that the thick UFO files be made public. The number of UFO sightings has dramatically increased in recent times. According to Britain's Ministry of Defense, there were supposedly 285 UFO sightings...
  • Obama’s zero nuclear weapons speech & extraterrestrial UFOs

    04/04/2009 6:47:39 AM PDT · by JoeProBono · 21 replies · 868+ views
    Examiner ^ | April 4 2009 | Michael Salla, Ph.D.
    Tomorrow morning President Obama gives a speech in Prague outlining his plans for a nuclear weapons free world. Obama indicated his intentions in comments at Strasbourg, France: "Even with the Cold War now over, the spread of nuclear weapons or the theft of nuclear material could lead to the extermination of any city on the planet. And this weekend in Prague, I will lay out an agenda to seek the goal of a world without nuclear weapons." The last U.S. President to seek a nuclear weapons free world was President Ronald Reagan who proposed it to Mikhail Gorbachev in 1986....
  • Ban the Breast Pump [twit alert]

    04/04/2009 12:08:11 AM PDT · by KingofZion · 15 replies · 1,647+ views
    New York Times ^ | April 2, 2009 | Judith Warner
    *** “That was my least favorite thing I ever did in my whole life,” Washington writer Hanna Rosin says in a podcast conversation with three pals that accompanies her sure-to-be-controversial new feature, “The Case Against Breast Feeding,” on The Atlantic’s Web site. She’s talking about pumping breast milk – the grotesque ritual carried out behind closed office doors nationwide by beleaguered working mothers who are fully “committed” (as the lactation consultants put it) to the goal of long-term, exclusive breast-feeding. *** “It’s the moment that kind of brings together all the awfulness of being a modern mother,” she says. ***...
  • 'Dark' video shows difficulty of UFO capture (undeniable proof at last!)

    04/01/2009 9:30:49 AM PDT · by SonOfDarkSkies · 29 replies · 1,295+ views
    The Examiner ^ | 4/1/2009 | Roger Marsh
    Night time photography is tough. And being nervous at the same time because you think you've just spotted a UFO doesn't help. The following video takes a lot of patience. A Virginia woman spotted what appeared to be a triangular object in the sky March 29 - something solid with three points of light moving across the sky. She is one of the brave few who had the time to actually get a video camera out and shoot while the object was still in view.
  • Toddler critically injured after pit bull attack

    03/31/2009 3:41:19 PM PDT · by Chet 99 · 35 replies · 935+ views
    DISTRICT HEIGHTS, Md. - A toddler is in critical condition after being bitten by his family's pit bull Tuesday. Paramedics arrived at a home in the 1900 block of Addison Road South around 9:30 a.m. and found a boy with severe injuries to his face, head and eye, Prince George's County Fire and EMS spokesman Mark Brady says. "As as a result of these injuries, paramedics transported the child to a specialty center in the Baltimore area," Brady says. On the way to the hospital, a man who was accompanying the boy "became confrontational and demanded to be let out"...
  • Clinton’s State Department ducks extraterrestrial/UFO disclosure

    03/27/2009 11:40:17 AM PDT · by JoeProBono · 37 replies · 1,181+ views
    examiner ^ | March 26
    Less than a week after a senior U.N. official confirmed that the U.N. Secretariat would hold a meeting on extraterrestrial policy if it were requested by a U.N. member nation, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s State Dept. and U.N. Ambassador Susan E. Rice’s offices will not even discuss the matter on the record. On March 18, 2009, Juan Carlos Brandt, U.N. Chief of Advocacy and Special Events stated to this reporter, “If there is one (1) U.N. member state that would ask for a meeting on extraterrestrials, it would take place.” The office of the President of the 63rd U.N....
  • Two more cows found mutilated

    03/26/2009 8:12:07 AM PDT · by BGHater · 32 replies · 1,598+ views
    Trinidad and Walsenburg ranchers find dead cow, calf. Two more Southern Colorado ranchers say they have discovered cows mutilated under strange circumstances. A cow on a ranch near Walsenburg was found with its udders cut off and a calf on a ranch near Trinidad was found missing the entire center of its body as well as its ears. A similar mutilation was discovered March 8 on a pasture near the Purgatoire River, just west of the small town of Weston. That cow was found dead by rancher Mike Duran with its udders and reproductive organs surgically removed from its body....
  • Queen perplexed over purportedly 'UFO-created' mysterious crop circles

    01/23/2009 11:46:47 AM PST · by JoeProBono · 67 replies · 1,197+ views
    news ^ | January 23, 2009
    London: The Queen and Prince Philip have taken a keen interest in the mysterious crop circles, thought by many to be created by extraterrestrial beings, it has been revealed. The letters from the Queen's private secretary show that the couple asked to be kept informed about the weird farmland patterns, reports the Sun.A scientist who has studied the phenomenon in depth claims that Philip had newsletters on the subject sent to Buckingham Palace while the Queen had his book Circular Evidence on the subject on one of her summer reading lists.
  • V-shaped UFOs in NM photos

    01/17/2009 1:52:28 PM PST · by JoeProBono · 1,350 replies · 21,067+ views
    examiner ^ | January 16 2009
    CHAMA, NM - Several meandering V-shaped UFOs near a mountain slope here turned up on a woman's digital photos. Three photos shot with a 21 megapixel camera caught multiple crafts approaching in the first frame, one craft in frame two moving close to the ground while the others take positions in the sky, and then frame three shows all of the crafts moving out of the area.
  • Editorial: Don't throw away your vote by going with McCain or Obama

    10/23/2008 9:04:39 AM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 237 replies · 2,565+ views
    I have many Republican friends who are disgusted that I'm voting third party this election year. They believe stopping Barack Obama from becoming president outweighs all else. Meanwhile, I have many Democrat friends who are equally disgusted; for them, seeing John McCain defeated is more important than who wins. They are all wasting their votes. Imagine a reckless teenager who constantly runs up his parents' credit cards, smashes the family car every Friday night, is failing in school, and has serious drinking and drug problems. Now imagine that no matter how reckless and dangerous that teenager became, his parents believed...
  • Michael Medved Loses His Cool Over North America Union (Corsi's Response)

    01/02/2007 1:38:13 PM PST · by Kimberly GG · 73 replies · 1,515+ views
    Human Events ^ | 1/2/07 | Jerome R. Corsi
    "Film critic and talk show host Michael Medved has decided to put in print on the attack he has frequently broadcast on radio against those of us who are opposing the North American integration being pursued by the Bush Administration activity under the auspices of the Security and Prosperity Partnership of North America.".... ....."Serious readers for centuries are alert to recognize that ad hominem attacks generally mask an inability to counter an argument on logical or evidentiary grounds. In the days of Lenin, communist agitators took the ad hominem attack to a new level, perfecting techniques to discredit their...
  • Global warming not affecting India

    07/07/2006 4:28:36 PM PDT · by proud_yank · 23 replies · 638+ views
    Pune Newsline ^ | July 8, 2006
    Pune, July 7: FORMER scientific adviser to the Prime Minister and eminent scientist Vasant Gowarikar feels that global warming has not affected the Indian climatic system. Speaking at the inauguration of a National Council for Science & Technology Communication (NCSTC) sponsored workshop at Yashwantrao Chavan Academy of Development Administration (YASHADA), Gowarikar pointed towards the India Meteorological Departments data on cyclones and rainfall, which are indicators of global warming. ‘‘If we look at the last 115 years of data on cyclones, we will find that the highest number of cyclones (10) hit the country in 1893, 1926 and 1930. If we...
  • Prop. 82 backers picket Gap store (Meathead Initiative alert)

    04/14/2006 9:49:06 PM PDT · by CounterCounterCulture · 14 replies · 532+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 14 April 2006 | Rachel Gordon
    SAN FRANCISCO Prop. 82 backers picket Gap store Backers of Proposition 82, which would offer free preschool to all California 4-year-olds, called for a boycott of Gap Inc. because of its owners' opposition to the June ballot measure. About two dozen Prop. 82 supporters set up a boisterous but peaceful picket outside the Gap's San Francisco flagship store at Powell and Market streets on Thursday. John Fisher, whose father is Gap founder Don Fisher and who manages the family's multibillion-dollar investment portfolio, gave $25,000 to the campaign opposed to Prop. 82. Family members also have contributed to business groups campaigning...
  • DUmmie FUnnies 12-13-05 ("It Just Keeps Getting Worse -- from Jim Hightower")

    12/13/2005 6:52:58 AM PST · by PJ-Comix · 115 replies · 2,023+ views
    DUmmie FUnnies ^ | December 13, 2005 | Jim Hightower, DUmmies, and PJ-Comix
    Does anybody out there remember Jim Hightower? Don't feel bad if you don't since he has become a complete has-been. However, before blessedly fading away from public view about 10 years ago, Hightower was once hailed as the liberal answer to Rush Limbaugh. Years before Err America flopped on the airwaves, Jim Hightower bombed completely in the opinion of radio listeners. If you had ever had the "pleasure" of hearing Hightower's radio antics you would quickly understand why his radio ratings quickly plummeted to Al Franken levels. Although Hightower started out as a typical hard core Texas leftist, he...