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  • NSA Chief: Hillary Clinton Emails Were 'Opportunity' for Foreign Spy Agencies

    09/24/2015 6:32:24 PM PDT · by SSS Two · 22 replies
    Reuters ^ | 9/24/15 AT 8:14 PM
    It would present an "opportunity" for spy agencies if the foreign minister of Russia or Iran were to use a private email server for official business, the chief of the U.S. National Security Agency said on Thursday. The comments by Admiral Mike Rogers were in response to questions during a U.S. Senate hearing about former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's use of a private server for email. "From a foreign intelligence perspective, that represents opportunity," Rogers told senators. ... Cotton asked whether Rogers considered the communications of top advisers to the president, even those that are unclassified, a top priority...
  • Hoyer: People Should Be Upset With Congress (video)

    12/27/2012 2:36:57 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 17 replies
    Breitbart TV ^ | December 27, 2012 | Breitbart TV
    House Minority Whip Rep. Steny Hoyer of Maryland says the American people have a right to be upset with Congress for not tackling the issues surrounding the looming fiscal cliff . . .
  • Obama's a Racist

    07/25/2009 3:11:42 AM PDT · by Scanian · 32 replies · 1,373+ views
    The American Thinker ^ | July 25, 2009 | Kelly Anderson Wright
    Yes, I said it: Obama is a racist. As the white, conservative mother of black/Mexican/white children, I know a racist when I hear one. So is his buddy, Henry Louis Gates. Don't let these two Ivy League-educated, erudite, distinguished black men convince you that only whites can be racists. Believe me, these two men are the worst kind of racists: black and elitist. According to the Oxford English Dictionary, a racist is someone who believes "all members of each racial group possess characteristics or abilities specific to that race, especially to distinguish it as being either superior or inferior to...
  • Joint Strike Fighter = Thunderchief II?

    07/23/2009 4:43:19 PM PDT · by myknowledge · 52 replies · 1,842+ views
    Air Power Australia ^ | November 2004 | Dr. Carlo Kopp
    The new Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) program is often compared to the early nineteen sixties Tactical Fighter eXperimental (TFX/F-111) program, reflecting the multi-service structure of both programs. In concept and sizing, however, the JSF is very much closer to another early nineteen sixties tactical fighter, the Republic AP-63 series F-105 Thunderchief. The F-105 was the workhorse of the Vietnam air war, especially the 1964-1968 Rolling Thunder bombing campaign. Affectionately known as the Lead Sled, Super Hog, Ultra Hog, Iron Butterfly and famously Thud, the F-105A first flew in 1955, and was designed by Republic's legendary Alexander Kartvelli to be a...
  • Obama can win the popular vote by 10 and still lose the election

    11/02/2008 8:35:04 PM PST · by mathwhizz · 46 replies · 1,518+ views
    The popular vote is irrelevent. It's unlikely McCain will win the popular vote. Obama will likely win California and New York by 25 or 30 points or more. And black turnout in the South will reduce McCain's margins to single digits. But who cares? Whether you win a state by 1% or 20%, a win is a win is a win in the electoral college. All McCain has to do is hold the Bush states and steal Pennsylvania. I believe whoever wins PA will win the election. The west is hard because of the growth in the hispanic population and...
  • Stock Market is Going in Wrong Direction! (Vanity)

    10/15/2008 7:17:16 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 82 replies · 1,583+ views
    DOW JONES ^ | 10/15/2008 | Democrat Congress
    9,009.60 down -301.39 -3.24%
  • Where Workers Go, Do Jobs Follow?

    01/09/2008 10:25:52 AM PST · by Lorianne · 8 replies · 55+ views
    Brookings Institute ^ | December 31, 2007
    Using data from the 1990 and 2000 Census of Population, an analysis of workers and jobs in the central cities and lower- and higher-income suburbs of the largest 150 metropolitan areas indicates that: Roughly 65 percent of all residents and nearly 60 percent of all jobs are now located in the suburbs, with over a third of each in the higher-income suburbs. More individuals now live in the higher-income suburbs than in the central cities, and nearly as many jobs are in the higher-income suburbs as well. Population grew strongly during the 1990s in the lower-income suburbs, while job growth...
  • U.S. Spy Chief: 9/11 'Could Have Been Prevented'

    09/18/2007 10:14:11 PM PDT · by ZacandPook · 66 replies · 1,767+ views
    ABC ^ | September 19, 2007
    Director of National Intelligence Says U.S. Didn't Connect Available Information
  • Study: Men men go for good looks

    09/03/2007 5:24:49 PM PDT · by Pharmboy · 97 replies · 3,823+ views
    AP Science ^ | 9-3-07 | RANDOLPH E. SCHMID
    Science is confirming what most women know: When given the choice for a mate, men go for good looks. And guys won't be surprised to learn that women are much choosier about partners than they are. "Just because people say they're looking for a particular set of characteristics in a mate, someone like themselves, doesn't mean that is what they'll end up choosing," Peter M. Todd, of the cognitive science program at Indiana University, Bloomington, said in a telephone interview. Researchers led by Todd report in Tuesday's edition of Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences that their study found...