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  • Bacon, pet psychic turn up zilch in search for dog

    12/11/2014 7:00:57 PM PST · by Redcitizen · 22 replies
    Associated Press ^ | 12-11-14 | LISA RATHKE
    MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Rotisserie chicken, bacon, dog toys, more than a dozen volunteers and even a psychic have not been enough to find Murphy, an elusive golden retriever whose owner's five-month search for the beloved animal has captivated one mountainous area of Vermont.
  • Stolen Ebola Blood 'Lost for Good' Says Guinea

    11/24/2014 3:37:49 PM PST · by wtd · 5 replies
    NDTV ^ | November 25, 2014 03:33 IST | Agence France-Presse
    Stolen Ebola Blood 'Lost for Good' Says Guinea Conakry, Guinea: Guinea said on Monday a cooler carrying a stolen blood sample infected with the deadly Ebola virus, stolen en route to a test centre, was unlikely ever to be found. A gang of robbers held up a taxi last week near the town of Kissidougou which was transporting the sample from central Kankan prefecture to southern Gueckedou, around 265 kilometres (165 miles) away. "We are confident of not being able to find this cooler. With the media attention around the case, we are confident that the bandits would have...
  • The Wrong Man for Defense Secretary

    02/05/2013 5:28:25 PM PST · by Kaslin · 7 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 5, 2013 | Phyllis Schlafly
    Americans who are concerned about traditional freedoms and the Second Amendment have no difficulty understanding the message of the popular bumper strip: "If guns are outlawed, only outlaws will have guns." It should be just as easy to grasp the corollary: If nukes are outlawed, only terrorist countries will have nukes. But somehow, Barack Obama and Chuck Hagel don't get it. In a 2007 campaign speech, Obama promised: "Here's what I'll say as president: America seeks a world in which there are no nuclear weapons." Chuck Hagel is listed as one of six directors of a dangerous group called "Global...
  • Fisherman in California Catches ATF Agent’s Gun and Badge in Lake

    10/11/2014 4:44:18 PM PDT · by KeyLargo · 15 replies
    Guns Saves Lives ^ | 10-10-2014 | Dan Cannon
    Fisherman in California Catches ATF Agent’s Gun and Badge in Lake October 10 2014 by Dan Cannon Share This Post Yet another fishing story where the catch ended up being a firearm. A fisherman at Castaic Lake in California was in for a bit of a surprise when he hauled in a backpack containing a handgun, a Dept of Treasury Badge, and a pager. According to the LA Times, California’s lingering drought has lowered the water level in Castaic Lake so dramatically that authorities said a fisherman on Thursday recovered a badge and handgun that a federal agent lost in...
  • Rep. Jordan to IRS on Lost Emails: ‘You Guys Were Never Going to Tell Us Until We Caught You’

    07/23/2014 7:32:26 PM PDT · by Nachum · 28 replies
    cns news ^ | 7/23/14 | ali meyer
    (CNSNews.com) - Chairman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) on Wednesday called out the IRS on holding back information regarding lost emails from former IRS official Lois Lerner, telling the IRS Commissioner John Koskinen at a House Subcommittee for Economic Growth, Job Creation, and Regulatory Affairs on Capitol Hill, “You guys were never going to tell us until we caught you.” At the hearing titled, “An Update on the IRS Response to its Targeting Scandal,” Jordan explained the timeline of events in the ongoing IRS investigation, citing how Koskinen knew about the missing emails in April yet waited until June 13, 2014 to...
  • AMTRAK Sucks

    07/22/2014 11:23:07 AM PDT · by Paul46360 · 63 replies
    7-22-14 | Me
    On 21July2014 Amtrak Wolverine was due to arrive in New Buffalo Michigan at 8:10pm from Chicago. But it was over 2 hours late. When my wife FINALLY talked with a REAL person she was told that AMTRAK's own dispatch center could NOTcontact the train and to call back in 10 min for update!!!!!!!!
  • GOP: IRS lost more emails in tea party affair

    06/17/2014 2:31:21 PM PDT · by mandaladon · 29 replies
    Politico ^ | 17 Jun 2014 | RACHAEL BADE
    Republicans on Tuesday charged that the IRS has lost emails of a half dozen of its employees involved in the tea party targeting controversy, including a top aide to the now-fired acting IRS commissioner. In addition to losing two years’ worth of emails sent and received by Lois Lerner, the central figure in the scandal, the IRS “cannot produce records from six other IRS employees involved in the targeting of conservative groups,” Ways and Means Republicans said in a release. That includes Nikole Flax, who was the chief of staff for Steven Miller, the acting IRS commissioner who was fired...
  • The Lost Creators Come Clean

    05/11/2014 8:17:14 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 30 replies
    Esquire ^ | May 7, 2014 | Emily Zemler
    Damon Lindelof and Carlton Cuse are seated around the infamous hatch from Lost. The duo, who became the voice of the ABC series during its six-season run, have met up in Lindelof's office on the WBR lot in Burbank to reflect on Lost's cultural legacy exactly ten years after shooting the show's pilot. This particular hatch is made of papier-mâché and smaller than you might imagine because it was used for exterior shots during a later season of the show, but it's still indescribably thrilling to find yourself hanging out at the hatch with these two guys.  Lost premiered in September...
  • 'Ping' detected in search for missing Malaysian aircraft

    04/05/2014 8:04:53 AM PDT · by smokingfrog · 17 replies
    AOL ^ | 4-5-14 | Elizabeth Hagedorn
    A Chinese patrol ship hunting for a missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner detected a pulse signal in the south Indian Ocean on Saturday, state news agency Xinhua reported, in a possible indicator of the underwater beacon from a plane's "black box". A black box detector deployed by the vessel Haixun 01 picked up the "ping" signal at around 25 degrees south latitude and 101 degrees east longitude, Xinhua said. It has not been established whether the ping is related to the disappeared Flight MH370. Xinhua further said a Chinese air force plane spotted a number of white floating objects in the...
  • Fmr. Gen. Doubles Down on Claim Malaysian Plane Could Be in Pakistan to Be Used for Terror

    03/18/2014 8:11:32 PM PDT · by Bronzewound · 68 replies
    Mediaite ^ | March 18, 2004 | Noah Rothman
    Appearing on Fox & Friends last week, retired United States Air Force Gen. Thomas McInerney speculated that the missing Malaysian passenger airliner had been intentionally flown to South Asia where it could be used as a delivery vehicle for conventional or nuclear explosives by terrorist actors. On Tuesday, McInerney repeated that claim and said that the recent actions of the Israeli and American governments lent credence to that theory.
  • Malaysia Airlines Officials Dispute Existence of Engine Data, but Say Plane May Have Flown On

    03/13/2014 11:00:57 AM PDT · by Bronzewound · 14 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | March 13, 2014 | JASON NG And GAURAV RAGHUVANSHI
    KUALA LUMPUR—Malaysian aviation officials said Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 could have flown for several hours despite vanishing from radar, but they said they had received no engine-monitoring data indicating this, saying that the data for suggesting an extended flight didn't exist.
  • WHERE IN THE WORLD IS MALAYSIA AIRLINES FLIGHT 370? CONSPIRACY THEORISTS TAKE TO THE INTERNET

    03/10/2014 10:12:54 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 129 replies
    FastCompany ^ | March 10, 2014 | Chris Gayomali
    Details concerning the sudden, Saturday disappearance of Malaysian Airlines flight 370 continue to trickle in. Azharuddin Abdul Rahman, the head of Malaysia's Civil Aviation Authority, said the missing Boeing 777 carrying 227 passengers an "unprecedented mystery." In short: We have no idea where the plane is, where the passengers are, or if they're even alive.
  • ‘Magic Garden’s’ long-lost Christmas special discovered in WPIX archives

    12/25/2013 3:14:00 PM PST · by lowbridge · 4 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | December 23, 2013 | David Hinckley
    It’s a miracle on 42nd Street. The long-unseen Christmas episode of WPIX/Ch. 11’s beloved “Magic Garden” children series has magically reappeared and will air Christmas Day at 6 p.m. “We’re beyond excited,” says Rolando Pujol, executive producer of digital, who along with licensing producer Joan De Jesus discovered the show in a forgotten sub-basement at the station’s East 42nd St. offices earlier this year. The show originally aired on Dec. 13, 1981. It may have had a re-airing a year or two later, but then it disappeared. It turned up among several hundred vintage WPIX tapes in a long-ignored room,...
  • How the West was lost by the selfie president

    12/15/2013 5:41:15 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 102 replies
    The New York Post ^ | December 15, 2013 | Michael Goodwin
    My bookshelves sag with encyclopedic volumes arguing that America and the West are in decline. But proving that a picture is worth a thousand books, the “selfie” seen ’round the world ends the argument. It’s official — the government of the United States of Obama consists of boobs and bores and is led by a narcissist. It is no consolation that Great Britain joins us in racing to the bottom. President Obama’s flirting with Denmark’s prime minister would be shameful on any occasion. That it happened at the memorial for Nelson Mandela only adds to the embarrassment. But the “selfie”...
  • So, tell me about Basset Hounds .....

    11/20/2013 10:10:17 PM PST · by Usagi_yo · 43 replies
    11/20/2013 | vanity
    I rescued a basset hound late one Sunday afternoon (2 1/2 weeks ago). He was in the middle of a busy road and cars where honking and driving around him. I pulled over to the side and got out to get him. He almost jumped in my arms when I got close. When I opened the passenger door, he went in without hesitating. He's a beautiful dog, probably young adult (but I'll find out tomorrow from the vet), pure bred. Now the questions .... The dog nick name 'stinky' registering as Ulysses. Despite that I've nick named him stinky he...
  • Tavis Smiley: 'Black People Will Have Lost Ground in Every Single Economic Indicator' Under Obama

    10/11/2013 6:24:02 PM PDT · by Hotlanta Mike · 42 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | October 11, 2013 | Noel Sheppard
    PBS's Tavis Smiley made a comment Thursday that every African-American as well as liberal media member should sit up and take notice. Appearing on Fox News's Hannity, Smiley said, "The data is going to indicate sadly that when the Obama administration is over, black people will have lost ground in every single leading economic indicator category" (video follows with transcript and commentary):
  • Justin Bieber fanatic undergoes plastic surgery to look like pop star

    10/21/2013 8:28:30 AM PDT · by Malone LaVeigh · 21 replies
    NEW YORK DAILY NEWS ^ | October 20, 2013 | Chiderah Monde
    A Los Angeles man named Toby Sheldon took being a "Belieber" to another level. The 33-year-old songwriter reportedly spent his life savings on surgeries to look like his idol, 19-year-old pop star Justin Bieber.
  • Girls coming to Boy Scout jamboree for first time

    07/15/2013 9:58:49 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 31 replies
    Naples News ^ | 7/15/13 | John Raby
    Make room, guys. The girls are coming to the Boy Scouts of America's national jamboree. For the first time, female participants will be among the more than 40,000 Scouts and leaders attending the national gathering that occurs every four years. The jamboree runs July 15 to 24 at the Summit outdoor adventure site in southern West Virginia.... Letting them participate was "just the right thing for us to do," Pritchard said. "This was just the next logical step for us to take, to give those members of our program an opportunity to enjoy what we have here as well, to...
  • St. Anthony, Finder of the Lost (It wasn’t lost articles, but lost souls)[Ecumenical]

    06/13/2013 6:56:15 PM PDT · by Salvation · 20 replies
    WAU.org ^ | 06-13 | Jeanne Kun
    St. Anthony, Finder of the Lost It wasn’t lost articles that he sought, but lost souls. By: Jeanne Kun Stories abound about the extraordinary events coloring the life of St. Anthony of Padua, the “wonder-worker.” Fish are said to have listened to him preach, their heads attentively raised out of the river, when the hard of heart refused to heed his words. A donkey knelt reverently before the Blessed Sacrament, convincing heretics who had challenged Anthony on Christ’s presence in the host. A severed foot was reportedly rejoined to its owner’s leg when Anthony blessed it. Statues depicting Anthony...
  • Woman Finds Dog Lost During Tornado While Being Interviewed

    05/21/2013 11:45:26 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 49 replies
    CBS Houston ^ | 5-21-2013 | CBS Houston/AP
    <p>MOORE, Okla. (CBS Houston/AP) – A woman who thought she had lost it all found one of the things most precious to her while being interviewed on live television – her pet dog, buried alive under the rubble of her former home.</p>
  • Secretary Kerry Still Pushing Law Of The Sea Treaty

    04/01/2013 8:11:56 AM PDT · by raptor22 · 13 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | April 1, 2013 | IBD EDITORIALS
    Diplomacy: After a reprieve from international regulation of our guns, another sovereignty-grabbing U.N. treaty, a pet project of our secretary of state, is still being pushed to declare the oceans the common heritage of mankind. In the pre-dawn hours last Saturday, the U.S. Senate approved by 53-46 a measure "to uphold Second Amendment rights and prevent the United States from entering into the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty." But a seemingly harmless cousin, the Law of the Sea Treaty (LOST), remains on the table, with its champion, former Sen. John Kerry, now our secretary of state. Kerry gave a speech...
  • Secretary Kerry Still Pushing Law Of The Sea Treaty

    03/28/2013 5:31:04 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 8 replies
    Investors.com ^ | March 28, 2013 | Editorial
    Diplomacy: After a reprieve from international regulation of our guns, another sovereignty-grabbing U.N. treaty, a pet project of our secretary of state, is still being pushed to declare the oceans the common heritage of mankind. In the pre-dawn hours last Saturday, the U.S. Senate approved by 53-46 a measure "to uphold Second Amendment rights and prevent the United States from entering into the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty." But a seemingly harmless cousin, the Law of the Sea Treaty (LOST), remains on the table, with its champion, former Sen. John Kerry, now our secretary of state. Kerry gave a speech...
  • Lost Freepers: What ever happened to FReepers such as... NativeNewYorker

    02/22/2013 7:47:40 PM PST · by JoeProBono · 651 replies
    Lost Freepers: What ever happened to FReepers such as... NativeNewYorker
  • After 63 years, U.S. Postal Service delivers calendar

    01/01/2013 6:58:58 PM PST · by DogByte6RER · 16 replies
    The Times-Tribune ^ | December 29, 2012 | SARAH HOFIUS HALL
    After 63 years, U.S. Postal Service delivers calendar The 1950 Pennsylvania Railroad calendar never made it to James W. Flanagan, general manager of The Scranton Times. He would never need it: he died in December 1949. But on Friday, 63 years after his death, the U.S. Postal Service made a delivery. A mail carrier, with no explanation of where the package had been the last 63 years, handed it to Chris O'Hora at The Times-Tribune's front desk. The calendar, rolled in a long tube, soon made its way to the office of Bobby Lynett, a publisher of The Times-Tribune and...
  • No Time to Get LOST

    12/21/2012 9:28:04 AM PST · by Kaslin · 5 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 21, 2012 | Ed Feulner
    “It is an outrage.” The source of Defense Secretary Leon Panetta’s anger? The fact that the United States has yet to approve a treaty known as the U.N. Convention on the Law of the Sea, which often goes by the acronym LOST. Panetta was speaking after the election. His ire about LOST’s status suggests that the Obama administration may well make this a second-term priority. It’s come close to being ratified by the U.S. Senate before -- it dates back to 1982, in fact. But LOST has never been able to gain enough supporters in the Senate. That could change,...
  • Lost Tribe of Israel Will Return To Zion After Unanimous Vote By Government in Jerusalem

    11/12/2012 7:27:18 AM PST · by Nachum · 14 replies
    NY Sun ^ | 11/12/2012 | MICHAEL FREUND, Special to the Sun
    Israel’s government has passed a historic decision, one that paves the way for the return of a Lost Tribe of Israel to Zion. Resolution 5180, which on October 24 received unanimous ministerial approval, will allow 275 members of the Bnei Menashe community of northeastern India to make aliya. Coming at a time of increasing uncertainty for the Jewish state, this development should infuse us all with some much-needed optimism regarding the future. [The discovery of traces of the tribe was first reported in America by The New York Sun, whose columnist, Hillel Halkin, told their story in the book “Across...
  • The Case of the Missing White Voters (7,000,000 of them!)

    11/08/2012 7:32:38 AM PST · by TonyInOhio · 147 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | 11/08/12 | Sean Trende
    One of the more intriguing narratives for election 2012 was proposed by political scientist Brendan Nyhan fairly early on: that it was "Bizarro 2004." ~ SNIP ~ The Election Day returns actually continued the similarities. George W. Bush won by 2.4 percent of the popular vote, which is probably about what Obama’s victory margin will be once all the ballots are counted. ~ SNIP ~ But most importantly, the 2012 elections actually weren’t about a demographic explosion with non-white voters. Instead, they were about a large group of white voters not showing up. ~ SNIP ~ In other words, if...
  • GONE FOREVER

    11/06/2012 9:14:10 PM PST · by upcountryhorseman · 103 replies
    Self | Nov. 6, 2012 | upcountry horseman
    The America we knew is lost: self reliance, individualism, The ability to achieve the American Dream is lost! The reason why is very simple, The tipping point has been reached, too many people now depend on the goverment for their well being and will do nothing to stop the gravy train. They will vote democrat (socialist)every time now. If anyone tells me they voted for Obama, I will tell they they have destroyed the Country!
  • 8 Alleged Resting Places of the Ark of the Covenant

    10/20/2012 4:56:17 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 42 replies
    IO9 ^ | Oct 19, 2012 | Keith Veronese
    8 Alleged Resting Places of the Ark of the Covenant The Ark of the Covenant is an artifact associated with Jewish, Islamic, and Christian faiths. Depending on the source, the Ark holds the Ten Commandments, a staff that once became a snake, a portion of the Torah, and more. After the Babylonian siege of Jerusalem in the 6th Century B.C.E. (sic), the Ark of the Covenant disappeared from religious records. Where did it go? Here are eight incredible, conspiracy-minded theories. 1. The Tomb of King Tut A 1922 picture of the early excavation of the tomb of Tutankhamun shows an...
  • Trending on Twitter: Reasons Why Obama Lost the Debate

    10/03/2012 11:26:37 PM PDT · by Nachum · 24 replies
    Twitter ^ | 10//3/12 | Twitterverse
    #ObamaDebateExcuses Jimmy Carter told me that preparation was for losers He couldn't do it on his own. He needed roads and bridges. #ObamaDebateExcuses" #ObamaDebateExcuses You would be distracted too, if your - Unedited #ObamaTape "I talked *Funny affect "negro-accent" just came to light! Not only did America get to see @MittRomney unfiltered by the media- but we saw o unfiltered as well! @seanhannity "U put $90 billion into green energy," . "I'm all 4 green energy but U could have hired two million teachers with that money." MittSlapped #ObamaDebateExcuses Just a light case of ringworm 0bama was shocked when the...
  • Senate Conservatives Gather Enough Votes to Block Lame Duck Treaties

    09/21/2012 8:29:43 PM PDT · by Kolath · 6 replies
    Heritage Foundation ^ | 9/21/2012 | Lachlan Markay
    A group of Senate conservatives has gathered enough support to block any treaties that come up for a vote during the lame duck session. A total of 37 Senators pledged, in a letter drafted by Sens. Mike Lee (R-UT) and Pat Toomey (R-PA) to Majority and Minority leaders Harry Reid (D-NV) and Mitch McConnell (R-KY), to “oppose efforts to consider a treaty during” the lame duck session. Because treaties require a two-thirds majority in the Senate to reach the president’s desk, the group of Senators will be able to block any treaties considered after the Nov. 6 election.
  • Hillary Clinton: America's Worst Secretary of State

    08/01/2012 5:59:32 AM PDT · by opentalk · 26 replies
    American Thinker ^ | August 1, 2012 | Ken Blackwell and Bob Morrison
    The scene could hardly have been more bizarre: U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's motorcade was pelted with rotten tomatoes and shoes as she was being driven to the opening of a U.S. Consulate General in the ancient Egyptian city of Alexandria....Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's ostensible reason for being in Alexandria was to take part in the flag-raising ceremony for our Consulate General. This is a disgrace. Alexandria was once home to a flourishing Jewish community. Jews flourish there no more. Her symbolic presence there embodies everything wrong about this administration's foreign policy. Until recently, it was hard to...
  • Threat to U.S. Sovereignty July 26 Senate Vote: UN Convention on Rights of Persons with Disabilities

    07/25/2012 11:05:11 PM PDT · by bd476 · 14 replies
    HSLDA and UN ^ | July 25, 2012 | Michael Farris, Esq., LL.M
    Via e-mail today July 25, 2012 Senate Committee Vote Today on UN Treaty—Keep Calling! Michael Farris is founder and chairman of Homeschooling Legal Defense Assocation HSLDA, and homeschooling father of 10. Dear HSLDA Members and Friends: After a brief postponement the U.S. Senate has decided to continue to push forward the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) and has scheduled a mark-up and committee vote for tomorrow. As we have mentioned in previous updates, HSLDA believes that this treaty, while sounding good in name, could become a tool to restrict our rights as citizens and...
  • (Rant) It’s Time To Stop Looking For Amelia Earhart

    07/24/2012 5:19:19 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 43 replies
    Jalopnik ^ | July 24, 2012 | Travis Okulski
    It’s Time To Stop Looking For Amelia Earhart On July 2nd, 1937, Amelia Earhart's attempt to become the first woman to fly around the world came to an abrupt end over the Pacific Ocean. She lost radio contact with Itasca, the Coast Guard ship that was serving as her radio contact, and the plane supposedly went down near the tiny atoll of Howland Island. Now, 75 years and uncounted millions of dollars later, we haven't found a trace of Earhart, her plane, or Fred Noonan, her navigator. Today is Earhart's 115th birthday, and it's time for us as a society...
  • Obama To Give UN Control Of Our Water!

    07/19/2012 2:52:30 PM PDT · by yoe · 22 replies
    Western Center For Journalism ^ | July 12, 2012 | Suzanne Eovaldi
    Is Obama’s federal government getting ready to put a huge red X mark on the Hoover Dam, which supplies most of the American West with its life-sustaining water? Having this scenario play out is quite plausible as Barack Obama’s Executive Order # 13547 in support of the global Law of the Sea Treaty (L.O.S.T.) seeks to take control of our water in any form of precipitation, from sky to ocean! Total water control will give the American president and his global cohorts total control of all U.S. citizens if this initiative is not stopped by still-free citizens. Because the Water...
  • Condoleezza Rice supports selling out US Sovereignty via the Law of the Sea treaty

    07/17/2012 7:20:58 PM PDT · by Halfmanhalfamazing · 21 replies
    I post this as a differentiator. You can find plenty of information about Condi and the LOST treaty during the Bush years, but it can be common for people to do what the administration they're currently involve with wants done, despite it being counter to what they believe. Or they've had a change of opinion over time. This is not the case in Condi's case, her position is clear outside of the Bush Administration. She does not support American sovereignty. Her opinion is her own. Time to Join The Law of the Sea Treaty (May 30th 2012) BY HENRY KISSINGER,...
  • GOP senators effectively kill UN sea takeover (a great victory for American sovereignty!)

    07/16/2012 9:13:25 PM PDT · by CaptainKrunch · 23 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 07/16/2012 | Paul Conner
    With 34 Republican senators now opposing a United Nations effort to regulate international waters, the Law of the Sea treaty effectively has no way forward in the U.S. Senate.Republican Sens. Kelly Ayotte of New Hampshire, Rob Portman of Ohio, Mike Johanns of Nebraska and Johnny Isakson of Georgia joined 30 other GOP members in agreeing to vote against the U.N. treaty. South Carolina Republican Sen. Jim DeMint helped lead the conservative effort on Capitol Hill to rally senators against the treaty, which has been pushed by chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee John Kerry and notably backed by...
  • (Video) Inhofe Declares Victory on LOST (Alexander is "no" vote 35...more "no" votes to come)

    07/16/2012 9:10:03 PM PDT · by ak267 · 16 replies
    You Tube and CSPAN ^ | 7-16-2012 | Senator Inhofe
    Senator Inhofe (OK) was on the Senate floor today to give a status update on the opposition to the Law Of the Sea Treaty (LOST). He now has 35 senators who will vote "no" if the treaty comes to a floor vote. This is enough votes to stop the treaty from passing. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mPS-VsEUZ08&feature=player_embedded The video is 12:46 long and has some interesting information about the treaty and why senators are objecting to it.
  • 13 Freshman Senators Kill LOST Treaty

    07/16/2012 6:00:41 PM PDT · by cotton1706 · 39 replies
    This was supposed to be the year the U.S. Senate finally ratified the age-old Law of the Sea Treaty. That was apparently enough motivation for conservatives to rally the grassroots and sink the treaty once again. Sen. Jim DeMint (R-SC) announced that he had secured commitments from 34 senators to oppose LOST, ensuring it would not be ratified by the Senate this year. Because it requires 67 votes for the Senate to approve treaties, only 34 votes are needed block them. The 34 senators include: 1.Sen. Jon Kyl (R-AZ) 2.Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-OK) 3.Sen. Roy Blunt (R-MO) 4.Sen. Pat Roberts...
  • Ayotte is a NO vote on LOST (vanity)

    07/16/2012 1:53:16 PM PDT · by AlmaKing · 3 replies
    www.ayotte.senate.gov ^ | 7-16-12 | U.S. Senator Kelly Ayotte (R)
    Ayotte and Portman composed a letter to Reid. The letter was attached as a pdf to the email, and I don't know how to post an image very well so I posted this excerpt from the letter and her email below. - Begin quote: 'The real issue is not whether the United States will defend its maritime rights, but rather wo will have the final say on the scope of those rights. We simply are not persuaded that the decisions by the International Seabed Authority and international tribunals empowered by this treaty will be more favorable to U.S. interests than...
  • Sea Treaty all but dead, 34 GOP senators oppose

    07/16/2012 1:14:46 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 103 replies
    SFGate.com ^ | 7/16/12 | Donna Cassata - ap
    WASHINGTON (AP) — A treaty governing the high seas is all but dead in the Senate as two Republican senators announced their opposition Monday, giving conservative foes the necessary votes to scuttle the pact. Sens. Rob Portman of Ohio and Kelly Ayotte of New Hampshire — both mentioned as possible running mates for likely Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney — said they had serious concerns about the breadth and ambiguity of the Law of the Sea treaty and would oppose it if called up for a vote. The Constitution requires two-thirds of the Senate — 67 votes — to ratify...
  • UPDATED: 34 Senators Oppose Law of the Sea Treaty [LOST to lose; America to win]

    07/16/2012 11:47:36 AM PDT · by Hunton Peck · 53 replies
    Senator Jim DeMint website ^ | UPDATED 7/16/12 | staff
    UPDATED 7/16/12: 4 additional senators have joined in opposition to LOST, including Mike Johanns (R-NE), Kelly Ayotte (R-NH), Rob Portman (R-OH) and Johnny Isakson (R-GA). With 34 senators against the misguided treaty, LOST will not be ratified by the Senate this year. Strong opposition is rising in the U.S. Senate to the U.N.'s Law of the Sea Treaty (LOST) that would subjugate American sovereignty to the whims of an international tribunal. To date, 30 Republican senators have signed onto a letter opposing LOST. It takes 67 votes to approve treaties in the Senate, so only 34 votes are needed to...
  • (Vanity) More info on LOST Treaty courtesy of the Heritage Foundation (please share info)

    07/13/2012 6:35:15 PM PDT · by ak267 · 1 replies
    Heritage Foundation ^ | 7-13-2012 | Steven Groves and Nicolas Loris
    The Obama Administration is pushing for accession to the U.N. Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), which would expose the United States to baseless environmental lawsuits, including suits based on alleged U.S. contributions to global climate change. Accession would also require the U.S. to transfer billions of dollars in oil and gas royalties generated on its continental shelf to UNCLOS member states, particularly landlocked states and states that are the least developed. The U.S. does not need to join the convention in order to access oil and gas resources located on its extended continental shelf (ECS), the Arctic,...
  • Senator Toomey opposes LOST

    07/13/2012 2:29:25 PM PDT · by finnsheep · 9 replies
    Senator Toomey
    July 13, 2012 Dear Ms. ****, Thank you for contacting me about Senate ratification of the U.N. Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS). I appreciate hearing from you. As you may know, UNCLOS is the international agreement that resulted from the third U.N. Conference on the Law of the Sea (1973-1982). The treaty would establish territorial sea limits, navigational rights, rules to govern commercial and military use of the sea, and a system for settling disputes between nations. It would also include environmental provisions. I share your concerns about the possible impact of this proposed treaty and oppose...
  • (Vanity) Law of the Sea Treaty 101, Parts 1-3...call your senators!!!!

    07/12/2012 4:04:34 PM PDT · by ak267 · 2 replies
    You Tube ^ | 11-14-2007 | Senator David Vittor
    A few years old, but almost all of the items are still in effect. Call your senators!!! Tell them to vote NO on this treaty!!! Part One http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pOGBmissCeM Part Two http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PUGxxA54MY0&feature=results_video&playnext=1&list=PL367739B0CEF91E85 Part Three http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LpGlivZoI_s
  • Obama To Give UN Control Of Our Water!

    07/12/2012 2:35:44 PM PDT · by IbJensen · 16 replies
    Western Journalism ^ | 7/12/2012 | Suzanne Eovaldi
    Is Obama’s federal government getting ready to put a huge red X mark on the Hoover Dam, which supplies most of the American West with its life-sustaining water? Having this scenario play out is quite plausible as Barack Obama’s Executive Order # 13547 in support of the global Law of the Sea Treaty (L.O.S.T.) seeks to take control of our water in any form of precipitation, from sky to ocean! Total water control will give the American president and his global cohorts total control of all U.S. citizens if this initiative is not stopped by still-free citizens. Because the Water...
  • 20 Republicans set to Uphold Controversial UN treaty. (L.O.S.T. Treaty that is)

    07/12/2012 8:15:31 AM PDT · by CharlesMartelsGhost · 59 replies
    Moonbattery.com ^ | 12 July 2012 | Dave Blount
    A major aspect of the liberal agenda is to use international treaties to undermine American sovereignty and liberty, as well as to loot Americans on behalf of global socialism. Among the most outrageous of these is the Law of the Sea Treaty, which calls for potentially $trillions of dollars of American wealth to be redistributed to other countries. Another is a small arms treaty that would infringe on the Second Amendment. The internationalist (i.e., anti-American) Obama Regime requires help from the Senate to impose these treasonous treaties. Don’t think they won’t get it — even from Republicans. Appallingly, 18 Republican...
  • Law of the Sea Treaty: Need 3 More Repubs to Vote Against - How is Your Senator Voting? See The List

    07/11/2012 7:31:31 PM PDT · by maggiesnotebook · 20 replies
    Maggie's Notebook ^ | 7-11-12 | Maggie@MaggiesNotebook
    The Law of the Sea Treaty (LOST), a United Nations initiative, has been bouncing around since before President Reagan's time in the White House. He refused to sign. Obama is yearning for it (amassing power for his future time as UN Secretary-General). As all United Nations treaties, those foolish countries ratifying it lose sovereignty. We will lose taxpayer monies, and monies that we generate from within our 200 nautical mile from our shorelines - among other egregious problems with LOST. Portman is believed to be on Romney's shortlist for Veep. Ayotte may be considered as well. Pullout Quote: President Reagan...
  • Tide turns against Law of the Sea Treaty

    07/11/2012 4:28:09 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 27 replies
    The Hill ^ | July 11, 2012 | By Julian Pecquet
    The Obama administration's all-out push to join the United Nations international maritime treaty is just four votes short of being doomed after two more senators this week added their names to the list of lawmakers who have vowed to oppose it. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and Sen. Charles Grassley (R-Iowa) are the two latest senators to sign on to the letter, The Hill has learned, bringing the total to 30. Treaties need a two-thirds majority to pass in the Senate, meaning 34 signatures would effectively kill it.
  • 20 Republicans set to uphold controversial UN treaty

    07/11/2012 6:24:39 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 44 replies
    Examiner ^ | 7/9/2012 | July 9, 2012
    Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama are pushing two controversial UN treaties that the U.S. Senate will consider this month. Upon the advice of Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, President Obama has confirmed his intention to sign two controversial U.N. treaties -- the Law of the Sea Treaty (LOST) and the so called "small arms" treaty. Although many citizens and elected representatives are sounding the alarm about the small arms treaty, such as this entry Sunday at the Daily Paul, some political observers note that the treaty is unlikely to pass the Senate. But a very different scenario is developing for...