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  • Congressman Jim Marshall supports talks with the terrorist group Hamas [Barf Alert]

    06/18/2006 11:37:15 AM PDT · by jfraziernwo · 8 replies · 459+ views
    The Macon Telegraph (Georgia) ^ | June 17, 2005 | Congressman Jim Marshall (D-GA)
    House Bill 4681 continues a long, sad history of peacemaking attemptsBy Congressman Jim Marshall (D-GA) [Barf Alert]The tangled politics of Middle Eastern peacemaking has a rich history of unintended consequences. Nearly a century ago, a perceptive British officer familiar with Palestine offered this bit of irony about the treaties ending World War I: "After the 'war to end war' they seem to have been pretty successful in Paris at making a 'peace to end peace." And now, in support of Israel, U.S. House members passed a bill that Israel's most senior military leader believes will only make matters worse -...
  • Three teens arrested in slaying of Marshall couple

    06/13/2006 1:55:40 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 15 replies · 661+ views
    For a week, the killings of Richard “R.D.” and Jessie M. “Tiny” Shepard of Marshall have been described using words such as “violent,” “brutal” and “heinous.” But a probable cause statement filed in Saline County Associate Circuit Court over the weekend in conjunction with the arrests of three suspects takes the shocking nature of the crime to a new level - alleging the murders were planned in advance by a 16-year-old juvenile in cooperation with the two suspects named over the weekend, Spencer Tromont Anderson, 18, and Lyndale Devor Henderson, 17; that the trio, all from Marshall, planned who would...
  • Why We Can’t Deter Iran (because we aren’t)

    06/06/2006 4:00:52 PM PDT · by MaximusRules · 17 replies · 728+ views
    The American Thinker ^ | 6 June 2006 | LTC Joseph C. Myers
    "The Iranian nuclear program crisis is currently presenting the greatest challenge to the national security strategy of the Bush Administration. Strategists, diplomats and policy makers are all hard at work trying to craft a course of action and an international coalition that will dissuade and/or prevent Iran from developing nuclear weapons... So absent military action and the West’s acquiescence to a nuclear armed Iran, can Iran be deterred from proliferating nuclear weapons and associated technology? Can we be assured they won’t pass one to a proxy? The answer is no, at least as current US strategies are crafted..."
  • Georgia Representatives Marshall and McKinney vote against condemning Hamas

    05/23/2006 5:22:27 PM PDT · by egoldsteinrev · 29 replies · 919+ views
    Red State ^ | 05/23/2006 | N/A
    Jim Marshall and Cynthia McKinney joined to vote against The Palestinian Anti-Terrorism Act of 2006(Warner Robins, GA) – Jim Marshall and Cynthia McKinney joined today to vote against H.R. 4681 - The Palestinian Anti-Terrorism Act of 2006. The Palestinian Anti-Terrorism Act passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 361 to 37. The Palestinian Anti-Terrorism Act bans U.S. assistance to the Hamas-led Palestinian Authority, denies visas to its leaders and cuts off diplomatic contact with Hamas, which the U.S. has branded a terrorist organization. “I would question why anyone would vote against this bi-partisan stand against terrorism. Jim Marshall...
  • On this day - Brown v. Board of Education and Bolling v. Sharpe decided

    05/17/2006 6:04:00 PM PDT · by Tarkin · 2 replies · 404+ views
    BROWN v. BOARD OF EDUCATION, 347 U.S. 483 (1954) BROWN ET AL. v. BOARD OF EDUCATION OF TOPEKA ET AL. APPEAL FROM THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF KANSAS Argued December 9, 1952. Reargued December 8, 1953. Decided May 17, 1954. Segregation of white and Negro children in the public schools of a State solely on the basis of race, pursuant to state laws permitting or requiring such segregation, denies to Negro children the equal protection of the laws guaranteed by the Fourteenth Amendment - even though the physical facilities and other "tangible" factors of white and...
  • The Thin Skinned Congressman

    05/12/2006 8:58:59 PM PDT · by EGGOP · 10 replies · 771+ views
    Red State ^ | 05/12/2006 | E. Goldstein
    The Thin Skinned CongressmanBy E. Goldstein(North Carolina) – It seems that Georgia Congressman Jim Marshall is a little peeved at me for publishing an excerpt from an editorial he wrote for the Atlanta Journal Constitution. When Robert Novak picked up on his quote he correctly reported that Marshall supports investigating the President at some time in the future. Novak made the mistake of reporting that Marshall had issued a statement to that effect, he had not. Marshall had just included the comments in a November editorial which can be read on his own congressional website. In his editorial Marshall wrote,...
  • Robert Novak Political Report

    05/10/2006 12:39:20 PM PDT · by egoldsteinrev · 3 replies · 1,282+ views
    Human Events Online ^ | 05/10/2006 | Robert Novak
    Robert Novak Political ReportGeorgia-3/8: This seat, re-numbered after the mid-decade redistricting of last year, is now in greater peril for Democrats than before. Rep. Jim Marshall (D) is tempting fate with his announcement that he favors investigations of the Bush Administration. Although few voters anywhere are big fans of Bush nowadays, they will not welcome this, and it will become campaign ammo for his opponent, former Rep. Mac Collins (R), who will try to link him to the growing impeachment movement on the left. Leaning Democratic Retention.
  • Georgia Congress Jim Marshall (D-GA) now supports an investigation of Bush after 2006 elections

    05/09/2006 6:22:44 PM PDT · by egoldsteinrev · 15 replies · 672+ views
    Red State ^ | 05/09/2006 | e goldstein
    Jim Marshall in his own words on what he will do if the Democrats win a majority in the 2006 elections:From the Atlanta Journal Constitution:"There is no question, however, that our presence in Iraq fuels the insurgency. For that reason, we should expect that Iraq's leadership will direct that we modify our operations or withdraw -- just as soon as Iraqis have the institutional capacity to internally secure their country. Americans simply haven't the perspective to make that call. Putting off for now the legitimate issues raised by Pelosi is frustrating at best, particularly for those who have consistently questioned...
  • Mac Collins out raises Jim Marshall in GA 8th

    04/16/2006 11:32:43 AM PDT · by mnwo · 2 replies · 517+ views ^ | 04/16/2006 | N/A
    Congressman Collins Out Raises Opponent… AGAIN!Fundraising totals show Collins with momentum in GA 8th district race.Warner Robins, GA – Congressman Mac Collins (Ret. R-GA), has once again out raised Democrat Jim Marshall for a second consecutive quarter in what political analysts are calling the most watched and competitive congressional race in the nation. Congressman Collins raised $259,544.60 in campaign funds compared to his Democratic challenger Rep. Jim Marshall who raised 21% less than Collins with $201,829.91. “It is humbling and exciting to get support from so many people that want effective representation in Washington. This campaign is about the people...
  • Rep. Jim Marshall votes lockstep with liberals on the Death Tax

    04/13/2006 4:34:07 PM PDT · by mnwo · 10 replies · 674+ views ^ | 04/13/2006 | N/A
    Rep. Jim Marshall votes lockstep with liberals on the Death Tax(Warner Robins, GA) Congressman Mac Collins (Ret. R-GA) has reiterated his call for the permanent repeal of the Death Tax. Collins voted for the repeal of this oppressive tax multiple times during his 12 years as a member of the United States House of Representatives. Collins opponent Democrat Jim Marshall, who has voted three times against repealing the Death Tax, has demonstrated his true partisan nature by voting with the Democrats in Congress rather then the people he represents. Marshall voted in lockstep with his party leader Nancy Pelosi on...
  • GA 8: Marshall, Collins Gear Up for Fight on Unfamiliar Turf

    02/13/2006 9:42:04 PM PST · by mnwo · 6 replies · 389+ views
    Congressional Quarterly ^ | 02/13/2006 | Rachel Kapochunas
    GA 8: Marshall, Collins Gear Up for Fight on Unfamiliar Turf Democratic Rep. Jim Marshall easily won a second term in 2004, trouncing the Republican who had nearly beaten him two years earlier. But Marshall is expected to face a much tougher contest this year. Marshall’s near-certain Republican opponent is former Republican Rep. Mac Collins (1993-2005), who is looking to rejoin Congress after he surrendered his House seat in 2004 to pursue a Senate campaign that failed in the GOP primary. Collins is expected to wage a more competitive campaign against Marshall than 2004 nominee Calder Clay, who lost by...
  • Ready To Celebrate St. Thurgood's Day? (Episcopal Diocese to saint Thurgood Marchall)

    01/25/2006 7:54:41 AM PST · by NYer · 67 replies · 1,281+ views
    NBC4 ^ | January 25, 2006
    WASHINGTON -- Could Episcopalians soon be celebrating the Feast of St. Thurgood?The Episcopal Diocese of Washington is to consider a resolution this Friday recommending that the late Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall be considered a saint. A press release from the diocese said: "If the resolution passes, and is approved by consecutive meetings of the Church's national convention, Episcopal churches will have the opportunity to celebrate May 17 as Marshall's feast day." On that date in 1954, Marshall, who was later to become the first black Supreme Court justice, won the Brown v. Board of Education school desegregation case. He...
  • William John Hagan joins Mac Collins campaign for Congress (Georgia)

    01/01/2006 12:16:57 AM PST · by WJHII · 1 replies · 419+ views
    Mac Collins for Congress ^ | 01/01/2006 | William John Hagan
    I am happy to announce that as of January 1, 2006, I will be assuming the position of Communication Director for former Georgia Congressman Mac Collins. Congressman Collins has declared his candidacy in Georgia’s New 8th District and will be running against Democratic Congressman Jim Marshall. This will mean that I will be significantly reducing the numbers of columns that I will be writing. On occasion I will still, when time permits, write opinion pieces for the foreign press; however, at this time I feel that my primary responsibility as a United States citizen is to work for change at...
  • Shaking Up The Fix's House Line (Congressional Elections)

    12/22/2005 4:09:32 PM PST · by WJHII · 3 replies · 446+ views
    Washington Post ^ | 12/22/2005 | Chris Cillizza
    Shaking Up The Fix's House Line The Fix loves dessert before dinner and opening presents on Christmas Eve instead of waiting for Christmas morning. Embracing this impatient spirit, here is the Friday Line a day early. With most people hitting the road tomorrow for their holiday destinations, The Fix wants to give you something to think -- and argue -- about on that long drive over the river and through the woods... 8) Georgia's 8th District: Republicans continue to crow about the candidacy of former Rep. Mac Collins every chance they get. All signs indicate that he has learned the...
  • Political Abuse of Power by Democratic Congressman Jim Marshall (action alert)

    12/10/2005 10:09:52 PM PST · by WJHII · 23 replies · 1,319+ views
    Bill Hagan ^ | 12/10/2005 | Bill Hagan
    My fellow Republicans, As many of you are aware I have been dismissed from my job at the Houston Home Journal. Danny Evans the publisher of the Journal has cited financial reasons as his official position for my dismissal. Sadly this is not the reality. I writing to inform you of the actual events and ask you for your help. On October 25th 2005 I published one of my bi-weekly columns on the subject of Democratic Congressman Jim Marshall’s voting record. Marshall called the Houston Home Journal to complain about this article and was offered the opportunity to write a...
  • Freedom of a Conservative Press (Action Alert)

    12/10/2005 2:30:03 PM PST · by WJHII · 927+ views
    Bill Hagan ^ | 12/10/2005 | Bill Hagan
    My fellow Republicans, As many of you are aware I have been dismissed from my job at the Houston Home Journal. Danny Evans the publisher of the Journal has cited financial reasons as his official position for my dismissal. Sadly this is not the reality. I writing to inform you of the actual events and ask you for your help. On October 25th 2005 I published one of my bi-weekly columns on the subject of Democratic Congressman Jim Marshall’s voting record. Marshall called the Houston Home Journal to complain about this article and was offered the opportunity to write a...
  • Amp advice needed

    11/04/2005 2:20:13 PM PST · by doodad · 18 replies · 472+ views
    na ^ | na
    Guitar gods and demi-gods I need freeper advice. A small to medium sized amp is needed to allow proper practice of a vintage tele and new Gibson LP. I have a budget of $1000 'cause the wife says so. So I am soliciting advice. Tube or SS? Modelling or bare bones (I have stomp boxes)? New or vintage? Thanks, doodad
  • Congressman Jim Marshall: A Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing

    10/28/2005 5:45:27 PM PDT · by WJHII · 11 replies · 1,875+ views
    Houston Home Journal ^ | 10/28/2005 | William John Hagan
    A Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing By William John Hagan Houston Home Journal 10/29/2005 I am perpetually astounded by the Southern Democrats that we send to Washington who paint themselves as conservatives while stabbing their hapless constituents in the back upon arrival. These wolves in sheep’s clothing are more then happy to support their constituents on visible issues such as the War on Terror and abortion. Yet, when voters aren’t looking, they are out there casting ballots like drunken Yankee liberals at a DNC rally. Houston County hasn’t had to worry much about this type of louse thanks to the exceptional...
  • (Trans-Texas) Corridor is topic of talk at open house

    08/12/2005 2:23:50 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 6 replies · 1,551+ views
    Corpus Christi Caller-Times ^ | August 11, 2005 | Adriana Garza
    Residents eye proposal for new highway project Dozens of area residents examined maps of proposed routes and discussed the implications of the proposed I-69 Trans-Texas Corridor at an open house Wednesday in Calallen. Still in its preliminary stages, the proposed highway will stretch from Mexico to Canada. In Texas, it generally will follow U.S. Highway 59 from Texarkana to Victoria. From there it will split and go to both Laredo and the Rio Grande Valley, roughly following U.S. Highways 59 and 77. The project is undergoing an environmental impact study, said Doug Booher, TXDOT environmental manager. Fred Wollmann, who lives...
  • Electric Guitar Playing FReepers! I need some advice please. (vanity)

    07/01/2005 4:55:39 PM PDT · by Drew68 · 13 replies · 405+ views
    01 July 05 | Me
    Here's the story:I came into what appears to be a pretty good deal. It is a Marshall speaker cabinet holding four 12" speakers. It is a top (slanted) cabinet. The tag on the front lists it as a JCM800 Lead Series. The tolex has a few tears and there is a small tear in the speaker grille. It looks like it has seen some life on the road but it is solid.I purchased this cabinet for $200. I do not currently possess a head with which to play it through. Not out here in Florida anyways.Now here is where I...
  • The Red emperor's new clothes

    06/27/2005 2:08:32 PM PDT · by TheMole · 6 replies · 1,686+ views
    Japan Times ^ | June 26, 2005 | KEVIN RAFFERTY
          HOME     The Japan Times Printer Friendly Articles THE ASIAN BOOKSHELF The Red emperor's new clothesLatest study on Mao exposes the true scale of his oppression By KEVIN RAFFERTY MAO, THE UNKNOWN STORY, by Jung Chang and Jon Halliday. Jonathan Cape, 2005, 814 pp., £25 (cloth). It is savagely ironic that just when China is viciously attacking Japan for trying to rewrite its history, here is a book that claims that the whole official history of the revered founding father of Communist China is a myth written to cover up the evil of a monster....
  • LTC Joseph Myers Comments on the GITMO Controversy The Right Balance 1200 EST

    06/25/2005 7:43:01 AM PDT · by Barbarian6 · 321+ views
    He provided some great rebuttals to the "GITMO controversy" and its critics, very much worth listening to. His segment will re-stream from 1200EST through the weekend... He is the author of: "Are Plans in Place if Schools attacked?" "Proliferation Terror Time for a New Deterrence Strategy" "Does al Qaida have nukes?"
  • SJC chief decries 'attacks' on judges Marshall defends bench independence

    05/23/2005 2:53:00 AM PDT · by ninonitti · 14 replies · 515+ views
    Boston Globe ^ | May 23, 2005 | Jenna Russell
    WALTHAM -- The chief justice of the state Supreme Judicial Court said yesterday that rhetoric about judges destroying the country and the suggestion that court decisions should conform to public opinion are threatening public trust in the judicial system, a cornerstone of democracy. Justice Margaret H. Marshall, who has been widely criticized as a judicial activist since writing the court's 2003 decision allowing same-sex marriage, spoke before a crowd of 7,000 at Brandeis University's 54th commencement. A native of South Africa who fought apartheid before coming to the United States, she said she is not concerned about criticism of individual...
  • Baltimore Airport Renamed for Marshall (Thurgood)

    05/10/2005 4:05:30 PM PDT · by CounterCounterCulture · 32 replies · 731+ views
    Associated Press (via Yahoo News) ^ | 10 May 2005 | Gretchen Parket
    Baltimore Airport Renamed for Marshall By GRETCHEN PARKER, Associated Press Writer 1 hour, 20 minutes ago ANNAPOLIS, Md. - The governor signed a bill Tuesday renaming Baltimore-Washington International Airport for Thurgood Marshall, the first black justice on the U.S. Supreme Court. Beginning Oct. 1, the airport will be known as Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. Republican Gov. Robert Ehrlich signed the bill as civil rights leaders and lawmakers looked on. "Our purpose is to honor a great mind who did the most to end legal segregation in America," said state Delegate Emmett Burns, a Baptist minister who introduced the bill.
  • Maryland Considers Renaming BWI for Thurgood Marshall

    03/02/2005 5:56:49 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 17 replies · 540+ views
    The Washington Post ^ | March 2, 2005 | David Snyder
    Weighing in at six words, 55 letters and a tongue-twisting 17 syllables, the proposed new name for BWI Airport, everyone seems to agree, is an orthographical behemoth. Thurgood Marshall Baltimore-Washington International Airport -- the name proposed in legislation making its way through the Maryland General Assembly -- would, few dispute, appropriately honor one of Maryland's most revered sons. The change would cost the state at least $2.1 million, according to preliminary estimates.
  • The FReeper Foxhole Remembers The Battle of Marshall (10/13/1863) - Feb. 10th, 2005

    02/09/2005 10:12:10 PM PST · by SAMWolf · 91 replies · 1,407+ views ^ | James M. Denny
    Lord, Keep our Troops forever in Your care Give them victory over the enemy... Grant them a safe and swift return... Bless those who mourn the lost. . FReepers from the Foxhole join in prayer for all those serving their country at this time. .................................................................. .................... ........................................... U.S. Military History, Current Events and Veterans Issues Where Duty, Honor and Countryare acknowledged, affirmed and commemorated. Our Mission: The FReeper Foxhole is dedicated to Veterans of our Nation's military forces and to others who are affected in their relationships with Veterans. In the FReeper Foxhole, Veterans or their family members should...
  • 'Men in Black' Blasts High Court

    02/07/2005 12:45:21 PM PST · by wcdukenfield · 14 replies · 739+ views ^ | Monday, Feb. 7, 2005 8:13 a.m. EST |
    While news coverage tends to focus on developments in the White House and with Congress, most folks pay little or no attention to what happens on the Supreme Court. That's a shame, says constitutional scholar and former Reagan Justice Department official Mark Levin, since the Court wields so much unchecked power affecting the everyday lives of Americans, often in ways detrimental to the nation. Released today, Levin's new book "Men in Black" is nothing short of an indictment of the high court, detailing judicial abuses from its founding in 1801 right through modern day decisions on abortion and homosexual rights...
  • Vickie Lynn Marshall (Anna Nicole Smith) loses her $450 million case

    12/30/2004 12:11:56 PM PST · by TheConservator · 46 replies · 11,220+ views
    9th Circuit Court of Appeals ^ | 12/30/2004 | 9th Circuit Court of Appeals
    The 9th Circuit has held that the federal courts have no jurisdiction over her claims against her deceased husband's estate, and tossed out her $450,000,000.00 judgment against her husband's son. Therefore, the Texas probate court's judgment (where she withdrew all her claims) controls. Poor Anna gets zero.
  • Thanks to Margaret Marshall for helping elect W.

    11/12/2004 9:19:49 AM PST · by Cadwalader · 319+ views
    Self | Cadwalader
    In extreme gratitude to the single most influential person to defeat John Kerry, due attention must be accorded to the Chief Justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, who "interpreted" that Commonwealth's constitution to read that homosexuals can be married to each other, I have composed this little poem. ODE TO MARGARET MARSHALL (Chief Justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court) Here’s to you, Maggie darling and your counterculture Court. You diddled poor John Kerry, as you diddled us - for sport. The outcome was delightful and we have you to thank, And we beknighted Bushies cheered as John F....
  • Montgomery Police Charge U.S. Marshal With Murder

    11/02/2004 9:11:54 AM PST · by 7thson · 9 replies · 466+ views
    WMAL ^ | 11/02/2004 | AP
    ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) - Montgomery County police have charged an off-duty deputy US marshal with murder in the shooting death of a motorist last week on Rockville Pike.
  • Funhouse Mirror Image (Josh Marshallcollaberating with 60 Minutes on the Niger/uranium story)

    09/25/2004 11:38:16 AM PDT · by NavySEAL F-16 · 15 replies · 757+ views
    Man without Qualities ^ | September 24, 2004 | Robert Musil
    Funhouse Mirror Image Astute reader Daniel Aronstein draws my attention to a curious Michael Isikoff and Mark Hosenball Newsweek article concerning a Sixty Minute II item that was displaced by the now-infamous fraudulent Killian memo piece, with the displaced item resembling a funhouse mirror image of the displacing story. The displaced item was to have criticized the Bush Administration for its alleged reliance on forged documents - specifically, forged documents provided by Italian sources purporting to show Iraqi efforts to purchase uranium from Niger. I have not seen the displaced item, but Newsweek's description suggests it was to have falsely...
  • Ohio State 24 Marshall 21

    09/11/2004 4:31:13 PM PDT · by MikefromOhio · 9 replies · 409+ views
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  • Myth of the Hunter-Gatherer

    08/13/2004 12:07:48 AM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 17 replies · 846+ views
    Archaeology ^ | September/October 1999 Volume 52 Number 5 | Kenneth M. Ames
    On September 19, 1997, the New York Times announced the discovery of a group of earthen mounds in northeastern Louisiana. The site, known as Watson Brake, includes 11 mounds 26 feet high linked by low ridges into an oval 916 feet long. What is remarkable about this massive complex is that it was built around 3400 B.C., more than 3,000 years before the development of farming communities in eastern North America, by hunter-gatherers, at least partly mobile, who visited the site each spring and summer to fish, hunt, and collect freshwater mussels... Social complexity cannot exist unless I it...

    06/01/2004 11:28:56 AM PDT · by johnreed · 2,983+ views
    Republican Liberty Caucus of Texas ^ | June 01, 2004 | John Reed
    An Evening with Republicans for the Constitution with Congressman Ron Paul and Commissioner Jerry Patterson
  • Now the Pentagon tells Bush: climate change will destroy us; "SECRET" report obtained by Guardian.

    02/21/2004 6:26:03 PM PST · by Pikamax · 259 replies · 9,077+ views
    Guardian ^ | 02/22/04 | Mark Townsend and Paul Harris in New York
    Now the Pentagon tells Bush: climate change will destroy us · Secret report warns of rioting and nuclear war · Britain will be 'Siberian' in less than 20 years · Threat to the world is greater than terrorism Mark Townsend and Paul Harris in New York Sunday February 22, 2004 The Observer Climate change over the next 20 years could result in a global catastrophe costing millions of lives in wars and natural disasters.. A secret report, suppressed by US defence chiefs and obtained by The Observer, warns that major European cities will be sunk beneath rising seas as Britain...
  • Massachusetts General Convention, Feb. 11 -- Defense of Marriage FIRST BATTLE (Get them to hold it!)

    02/10/2004 7:07:27 PM PST · by CaptIsaacDavis · 3 replies · 323+ views
    Family Research Council ^ | Feb. 6, 2004 | FRC
    February 6, 2004 - Friday Massachusetts (more on this state) On Nov. 18, 2003, the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts set off a time bomb that could redefine marriage for every American. By a vote of 4-3, these unelected judges ruled that limiting marriage to opposite-sex couples violated the state constitution, and ordered the state legislature to address the issue by changing Massachusetts law. State legislators have the opportunity to defuse this bomb with their vote on Feb. 11, 2004. On this day, both houses of the state legislature will convene in joint session as a Constitutional convention. On the...
  • Woman Accused Of Attacking US Sky Marshall

    12/31/2003 4:55:10 PM PST · by blam · 47 replies · 470+ views
    Ananova ^ | 12-31-2003
    Woman accused of attacking US sky marshal A woman has been accused of trying to strangle a US air marshal after she became disruptive on a flight from Pittsburgh to Minneapolis. Officials say the armed marshal approached the woman, who was allegedly drunk, vocal and obnoxious on board Northwest Airlines Flight 1057 on Tuesday. Transportation Security Administration spokeswoman Jennifer Marty said the woman continued to be disruptive and tried to choke the marshal in a later exchange. She also kicked the marshal in the groin and bit a law enforcement officer after she was escorted off the plane, Marty said....
  • Military Essay Contest Winners to Ride in Rose Bowl Parade

    12/23/2003 5:09:02 AM PST · by Calpernia · 1 replies · 265+ views
    American Forces Press Service ^ | Dec. 19, 2003 | By Sgt. 1st Class Doug Sample
    Two military officers will join marching bands, equestrian teams and colorful floats traveling down Colorado Boulevard in Pasadena, Calif., at the 115th Annual Tournament of Roses Parade on Jan. 1. Air Force Reserve Maj. Tami Rougeau, and Army National Guard Capt. Kris Marshall, along with their families and civilian employers, will receive an all-expenses-paid trip to the event. The officers were the subjects of the winning essays in the "Heroes Among Us" essay contest sponsored by the National Military Family Association and the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve organization. Georgia Army National Guard Capt. Kris Marshall, commander, Alpha...
  • The American Values, viewed by the British Foreign Secretary

    11/18/2003 5:37:06 AM PST · by OESY · 229+ views
    WALL STREET JOURNAL ^ | November 18, 2003 | JACK STRAW
    <p>LONDON -- Last Wednesday, I was privileged to speak at a ceremony at which the George C. Marshall Foundation Award was given to my friend, Colin Powell. It was a wonderful, all-American occasion (us Brits notwithstanding). Beyond its specific task of honoring a local hero, it was, to me, a celebration of the best of America and its international role. Marshall's contribution to the building of a free Europe was at least as great as Winston Churchill's, Jean Monnet's or Robert Schumann's. Pervading the event was the recognition that what flows from the U.S. -- which, with 5% of the world's population produces 25% of the world's wealth, and spends more on defense than the next nine nations combined -- is not raw power but an awareness of responsibility.</p>
  • Hollings Stories Laud Racial Record, Skip Segregationist Work

    08/06/2003 4:14:05 PM PDT · by OESY · 5 replies · 314+ views
    Media Research Center ^ | August 6, 2003 | Brent Baker
    Hollings Stories Laud Racial Record, Skip Segregationist Work Washington Post and New York Times stories Tuesday, on the decision of South Carolina Senator Ernest Hollings to not seek re-election, lauded the Democrat for how, in contrast to what occurred in other Southern states, as Governor he had presided over “the peaceful” and “orderly desegregation” of South Carolina’s public schools. But in offering such a positive review of Hollings’ record on race, the newspapers skated over his role as a dogged defender of segregation who only gave in when he realized the fight was hopeless, a favor not afforded to Southern...
  • No, Sen. Santorum, Catholics aren’t a protected class

    08/06/2003 1:58:11 PM PDT · by TastyManatees · 26 replies · 298+ views
    The Hill ^ | 8/6/03 | Josh Marshall
    No, Sen. Santorum, Catholics aren’t a protected classOkay, I think I get the idea. Republicans are very upset that Senate Democrats have held together enough to sideline three of President Bush’s most hard-line conservative judicial nominees. That unity anticipates similar steadfastness in the face of hard-line nominations to the Supreme Court if and when Bush gets the chance. And all that complaining about Democratic filibustering — whether justified or not — never caught on with voters. But that’s still no excuse for the ridiculous charges that Democrats are acting out of anti-Catholic bias or bigotry when opposing Alabama Attorney General...
  • "Treason" and Iraq

    07/15/2003 8:37:30 PM PDT · by Eala · 3 replies · 209+ views
    n/a | 7/15/2003 | Eala
    (Defense in advance: I'm an engineer, not a poli sci or other liberal arts graduate. Interest in things political, and historical, came late in life.) Reading Ann Coulter's book "Treason" this evening I came across the following (p.85) about the Marshall plan (which Marshall, it appears, did not support!): "The United States poured billions of dollars into Western Europe to jump-start their war-torn economies. By allowing non-Communist European nations to flourish, the Marshall Plan strengthened Western Europe, and immunized it from the allures of Soviet Communism." Once stated it's obvious. Even to me. But the question I have is (and...
  • First Wave at Omaha Beach - a recounting by military historian S.L.A. Marshall from 1960

    06/07/2003 3:17:55 PM PDT · by risk · 42 replies · 4,340+ views
    The Atlantic ^ | N O V E M B E R 1 9 6 0 | S.L.A. Marshall
    <p>When he was promoted to officer rank at eighteen, S. L. A. MARSHALL was the youngest shavetail in the United States Army during World War I. He rejoined the Army in 1942, became a combat historian with the rank of colonel; and the notes he made at the time of the Normandy landing are the source of this heroic reminder. Readers will remember his frank and ennobling book about Korea, THE RIVER AND THE GAUNTLET, which was the result of still a third tour of duty.</p>
  • Alexandria, LA, Democrat Could Lose City Council Seat Over 1993 Felony

    05/21/2003 6:35:29 AM PDT · by Theodore R. · 4 replies · 244+ views
    <p>A 1993 felony conviction for gun trafficking may cost Louis Marshall his seat on the Alexandria City Council.</p> <p>City officials recently learned of the federal conviction and plan to go to Rapides Parish District Attorney James "Jam" Downs today for a ruling on Marshall's eligibility to serve on the council.</p>
  • Leftists Demonstration Plans - Huntington, WV (Sat 24 May 2003) - TRIPLE BAG BARF

    05/13/2003 6:57:31 AM PDT · by PetroniDE · 11 replies · 361+ views
    Leftist Website ^ | 13 May 2003 | Socialists Anti-American Moron
    Found this on a leftists web-site. A leftist group in West Virginia is organizing a counter-demonstration to the Rally for America, scheduled for Saturday, 24 May 2003. This message is unedited, except for removal/editing of a little profanity. The message is displayed so that Freepers in West Virginia and surrounding states planning to attend this rally have time to plan as warranted. More specific details are in bold and their website is linked. --------------------------------------------------- here's an evil f****** corporation for you. Clear Channel To all, Ultra conservative national radio talk show host Glenn Beck recently announced that Marshall University,...
  • Hugh Hewitt commentary on North Korea

    01/09/2003 10:09:07 AM PST · by ZGuy · 1 replies · 213+ views ^ | 1/9/03 | Hugh Hewitt
    Peter Beinart, editor of The New Republic is my guest today, and I may be able to link up as well with Ralph Reed to discuss the retirement announcement by Zell Miller. (That announcement puts the GOP in the position of a huge, early advantage when it comes to the Senate races in 2004, which contributors will surely notice.) I will discuss with Peter the North Korean situation, hopefully more productively than I did with Josh Marshall of yesterday. Marshall, heir to Sidney Blumenthal's passion to defend the Clintons in all things at all costs, has taken to blaming...
  • Testing of Federal Air Marshalls - probing our 'defenses' - VANITY

    11/18/2002 10:25:37 AM PST · by Frapster · 34 replies · 669+ views
    I recently had a conversation with a friend who is a federal air marshall. I was discussing with her the first flight I had taken since 9/11. The flight was to Chicago and several things occurred which really bothered me. I had taken notice, in my paranoia, that the plane had 7 or 8 Arab-looking men. One of the men had his family with him. During the flight from Houston to Chicago I observed that several of these men got up more than once. The man with his family kept having to get up to let them in and out...
  • Coach released on bail; fan treated, leaves hospital

    11/13/2002 7:46:03 AM PST · by NittanyLion · 118 replies · 435+ views
    AP via ^ | November 13, 2002 | Unknown
    HUNTINGTON, W.Va. -- An assistant coach for Miami of Ohio was released on bail Wednesday after he was led off the field in handcuffs and charged with shoving a fan celebrating Marshall's last-second win. Defensive coordinator Jon Wauford was charged with battery, a misdemeanor. Robert Flaugher, a 36-year-old fan from Pickerington, Ohio, was treated and released from St. Mary's Medical Center early Wednesday, spokesman Dan Londeree said. Flaugher was among thousands of Marshall fans who stormed the field moments after quarterback Stan Hill scored on a 1-yard run with 5 seconds left to give the Thundering Herd a 36-34 victory...
  • Clay, Marshall release dueling polls [GA-03]

    10/17/2002 8:26:55 AM PDT · by BlackRazor · 5 replies · 270+ views
    The Macon Telegraph ^ | 10/17/02 | Don Schanche Jr.
    Clay, Marshall release dueling polls By Don Schanche Jr. Telegraph Staff Writer As Calder Clay III's pollster sees it, GOP candidate Clay is within 7 percentage points of catching up to his Democratic rival Jim Marshall in the race for the 3rd Congressional District seat. But Marshall's own pollster says Marshall has a 17-point lead over Clay. Less than three weeks from the Nov. 5 general election, both campaigns offered a glimpse of what their strategists know or believe about the likely behavior of likely voters. It began Wednesday morning when Clay's campaign released the cover letter to a poll...
  • CAPTION THIS PHOTO! "Fans: ‘This is what football is all about’"

    09/01/2002 5:42:59 PM PDT · by Timesink · 48 replies · 1,125+ views
    The Herald-Dispatch ^ | September 1, 2002 | Randy Snyder
    <p>Marshall cheerleader Nate Rice gets a ride on Marco’s back prior to the Thundering Herd’s game against the Mountaineers Saturday at Marshall Stadium.</p>