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  • Maurice Ferré: Cut medical costs for those about to die

    06/10/2010 9:09:53 AM PDT · by Nachum · 69 replies · 178+ views
    miami herald ^ | 6/10/10 | GEORGE BENNETT
    Senate candidate Maurice Ferré said it is wrong to spend thousands of dollars to prolong the lives of the dying for a short time. Senate candidate Maurice Ferré said it is wrong to spend thousands of dollars to prolong the lives of the dying for a short time. WEST PALM BEACH -- Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Maurice Ferré says the United States spends an ``absurd'' amount on end-of-life care and should gradually move to a universal health system in which the government controls costs by setting prices for medical procedures and capping expenditures based on age and medical condition
  • Glenn Beck: Meet Maurice Strong

    05/14/2010 6:33:40 AM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 86 replies · 2,184+ views
    Canada Free Press ^ | May 13, 2010 | Judi McLeod
    Great job on shining the FOX flashlight on man-behind-the-curtain Maurice Strong last night. You asked for people to send you information on Strong.
  • Huckabee Granted Clemency To Suspected Cop Killer

    11/30/2009 10:05:04 AM PST · by Behind Liberal Lines · 28 replies · 1,015+ views
    National Review ^ | Monday, November 30, 2009
    The murder of four police officers in a suburban Seattle coffee shop on Sunday took a decidedly political turn when it was discovered that the prime suspect in the killings was once granted clemency by Mike Huckabee.
  • Trans[Gendered]Anarchist Democrat Punk Arrested In Attack On Democratic Party HQ

    08/26/2009 1:55:36 PM PDT · by rface · 37 replies · 2,979+ views
    Gawker ^ | Aug 26 2009, | Pareene
    Either because they wanted conservatives blamed or because of the natural antipathy radical young leftists have for establishment liberals, two anarchists reportedly smashed up the Colorado Democratic party headquarters. [ center ] TPM Muckraker tracked a down posting from Infoshop, an anarchist news service, about the arrest of an activist named Ariel Attack. But TPM thinks this is the second perpetrator. It's not. It's Maurice. Cops have only arrested one person. And here's the word Ariel's Denver friends would like spread:" At this moment, we do not know Ariel's status within the jail, especially regarding her gender classification. We have...
  • S.C. Supreme Court tosses out barbecue sauce suit

    04/01/2007 12:46:47 AM PDT · by stainlessbanner · 42 replies · 1,306+ views
    tdd ^ | April 01, 2007
    COLUMBIA, S.C. - The South Carolina Supreme Court has tossed out a lawsuit filed by barbecue magnate Maurice Bessinger accusing several grocery store chains of unfair trade by not selling his sauce on their shelves. Nine chains with over 3,000 stores between them removed Bessinger's mustard-based barbecue sauce in 2000 after he raised the Confederate flag over his restaurants in protest of the legislature's decision to take the Confederate flag off the top of the Statehouse dome. News stories at the time also pointed out Bessinger distributed literature at his restaurants with titles like "The South Was Right" and "Myths...
  • The Mark Levin Show, LIVE Thread September 13, 2006

    09/13/2006 2:40:25 PM PDT · by Fudd Fan · 717 replies · 6,086+ views
    Welcome to “The Levin Lounge”… Step in and have a FRink.Will we hear… Taking the country by storm, one radio station at a time – and kicking the BUTTS of the competition! Welcome all, to the most FUN LIVE THREAD on FreeRepublic! Call the show: 1-877-381-3811
  • Chairman Mo pinkslipped

    07/19/2005 10:55:22 AM PDT · by Alexander Rubin · 9 replies · 319+ views
    Canada Free Press ^ | Tuesday, July 19, 2005 | Judi McLeod
    Toronto-- The April 20 "temporary" leave of absence from his post as top United Nations envoy to North Korea became a permanent one for Canadian tycoon Maurice Strong yesterday. UN spokesman Marie Okabe said in response to a reporter’s question that Strong’s contract expired last week "and has not been renewed". The admission came amid questions about Strong’s connection to a well-publicized suspect in the ongoing UN oil-for-food scandal. (See: 'The Maustro' admits connection to `Koreagate Man') In the politically correct, neutered lexicon of the UN, Strong, chief architect of the Kyoto Protocol, "has not been renewed". To the outside...
  • Top U.N. envoy to North Korea loses post (Maurice Strong - You ARE the weakest link! Buh-Bye!)

    07/18/2005 3:29:44 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 11 replies · 1,047+ views
    Bakersfield Californian ^ | 7/18/05 | Edith M. Lederer - AP
    UNITED NATIONS (AP) - A Canadian businessman lost his job as the top U.N. envoy to North Korea amid questions about his connection to a suspect in the U.N. oil-for-food scandal, the world body said Monday. The decision not to renew Maurice Strong's contract follows criticism that he gave his stepdaughter a job at the United Nations and concerns over his ties to a South Korean businessman accused of accepting kickbacks from Saddam Hussein's government. Deputy U.N. spokeswoman Marie Okabe said in response to a question that Strong's contract expired last week "and it has not been renewed." She gave...
  • 9/11 and the mob

    07/11/2005 7:33:35 AM PDT · by Alexander Rubin · 9 replies · 2,248+ views
    Canada Free Press ^ | Monday, July 11, 2005 | Judi McLeod & David Hawkins
    Toronto-- In the true life stranger than fiction category, Cantor Fitzgerald Securities and its subsidiary eSpeed network are one for the books. Cantor Fitzgerald’s New York office, on the 101st-105th floors of One World Trade Center, lost 685 employees in the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks–more than any other employer. Its e-Speed electronic bond-trading network lost 125 souls. Happily for the disciples of "Kyoto Mo" (Canadian Maurice Strong), who argues that global climate change is driven by anthropogenic gases emitted by inhabitants of the Anglosphere, a six-member eSpeed carbon-credit trading team escaped death. Their annual one-day fishing trip had to...
  • Microscoping Maurice Strong

    04/23/2005 8:35:20 AM PDT · by MikeEdwards · 11 replies · 2,645+ views
    CFP ^ | April 23, 2005 | Judi McLeod
    Canadian businessman and UN envoy Maurice Strong is one weird dude. Weird in his sidekicks. Mikhail Gorbachev, for one. The former Soviet leader and the Canuck really believe they can replace the Ten Commandments with their overstated Earth Charter, Weird in his handpicked protégés. Try Canada’s Prime Minister Paul Martin, the career politician whose one and only trip to the election polls as Canadian PM reduced the powerful Liberal Party to minority status. This, after assuming the mantle left by the departure of Jean Chrétien in pomp and splendour Indian smudging ceremonies, addressed by Irish rock star, Bono. Martin’s surrealistic...
  • Saddam invested one million dollars in Canadian Prime Minister, Paul Martin's owned Cordex

    04/23/2005 8:29:44 AM PDT · by MikeEdwards · 7 replies · 3,637+ views
    CFP ^ | April 22, 2005 | Judi McLeod
    The Canadian company that Saddam Hussein invested a million dollars in belonged to the Prime Minister of Canada, canadafreepress.com has discovered. Cordex Petroleum Inc., launched with Saddam’s million by Prime Minister Paul Martin’s mentor Maurice Strong’s son Fred Strong, is listed among Martin’s assets to the Federal Ethics committee on November 4, 2003. Among Martin’s Public Declaration of Declarable Assets are: "The Canada Steamship Lines Group Inc. (Montreal, Canada) 100 percent owned"; "Canada Steamship Lines Inc. (Montreal, Canada) 100 percent owned"–Cordex Petroleums Inc. (Alberta, Canada) 4.6 percent owned by the CSL Group Inc." Yesterday, Strong admitted that Tongsun Park, the...
  • 'The Maustro' admits connection to `Koreagate Man'

    04/19/2005 9:41:57 AM PDT · by MikeEdwards · 1 replies · 331+ views
    CFP ^ | April 19, 2005 | Judi McLeod
    Kofi Annan’s special envoy to Korea Maurice Strong admits he knows "Koreagate Man" Tongsun Park and even that Park invested in an "energy company" with which he was associated in 1997--but flatly denies any involvement in the scandal-ridden UN oil-for-food program. U.S. federal prosecutors are on the hunt for Park, who was charged on Thursday by the U.S. Attorney’s Office with allegedly accepting million of dollars from the Iraqi government while operating in the U.S. as an unregistered agent for Baghdad. "Park was accused of telling a cooperating government witness in 1995 that he needed $10 million from Iraq to...
  • Morphing Moses (Kyoto and Maurice Strong)

    02/22/2005 9:03:17 AM PST · by MikeEdwards · 16 replies · 560+ views
    CFP ^ | February 22, 2005 | Judi McLeod
    The Kyoto Protocol, which came into effect on February 16, 2005 in a blaze of celebrations, proves the power and might of obscure Canadian, Maurice Strong. As one of its prime architects, Strong helped lay the groundwork for Kyoto at the United Nations 1992 Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro. Under the Kyoto Protocol to that year’s UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), industrialized nations are to reduce their combined emissions of six major greenhouse gases during the five-year period from 2008 to 2012 to below 1990 levels. Never mind that Kyoto mandates reductions in carbon dioxide emissions to...
  • Lawmakers help wounded soldier get home after dispute with Army

    12/11/2004 7:29:13 AM PST · by Garvin · 10 replies · 534+ views
    Associated Press ^ | December 10, 2004, 4:23 PM EST | DEVLIN BARRETT
    WASHINGTON -- Specialist Robert Loria of Middletown lost his arm in Iraq, but instead of a farewell paycheck from the U.S. Army he got a bill for nearly $1,800. On Friday a platoon of New York lawmakers came to his rescue. Loria found himself stuck in Fort Hood Texas this week when Army officials claimed he owed them money for travel expenses to a hospital and lost equipment. Several lawmakers _ Rep. Maurice Hinchey and Senators Charles Schumer and Hillary Rodham Clinton _ interceded on behalf of the 27-year-old veteran after his irate wife, Christine Loria, told the Times-Herald Record...
  • Weapons of Mass Marketing: Wal-Mart versus the South(crusade to destroy Maurice Bessinger.)

    05/23/2004 10:02:51 AM PDT · by wgeorge2001 · 5 replies · 3,667+ views
    The League of the South ^ | 2 March, 2004 | by Michael C. Tuggle
    Wal-Mart and Sam's Club pull Maurice's BBQ Sauce from Shelves because he flies the Confederate Flag! Background Maurice Bessinger's Response Background (September 16, 2000) What started out as an attempt to open a discussion on the proper roll of the federal government to state governments has developed into a fight to preserve Southern heritage. Maurice Bessinger, a South Carolina businessman, lowered the American flag at his restaurants and raised his South Carolina State flag in its place. He did this to focus attention on the fact that the 10th Amendment of the Constitution clearly places the sovereignty of state governments...
  • Westcott and Hort part2

    03/01/2003 12:06:45 PM PST · by Commander8 · 1 replies · 250+ views
    An Understandable History of The Bible ^ | 1987 | Dr. Samuel C Gipp Th.D
    A SURPRISING DEFENCE It is true that a man who believed things completely contrary to the convictions of today's fundamental preachers and educators could be exalted and defended by them. Of course, I believe this is done primarily because our fundamental brethren know little of what either Dr. Westcott or Dr. Hort really believed and taught.
  • SCANA modifies Confederate flag policy;Maurice Offers 'Free Lunch' to SCANA Employees

    08/22/2002 12:18:01 PM PDT · by PJeffQ · 95 replies · 812+ views
    WLTX ^ | 8/21/02 | WLTX
    SCANA officials are clarifying their position on the Confederate flag, even as Maurice Bessinger fires another volley against the company's policies. A press released issued by SCANA Wednesday says the company has never banned the Confederate flag, or issued a ruling telling employees not to eat at certain restaurants. CEO Bill Timmerman says the company's Code of Conduct tries to prevent divisive symbols which may harass other employees. Timmerman says as long as it's meant as heritage it would be okay for an employee to display a Confederate emblem while at work. He also says employees can eat at Maurice...
  • Scana bans Confederate flag from company property

    08/15/2002 3:48:26 PM PDT · by PJeffQ · 52 replies · 1,694+ views
    The State ^ | 8/15/02 | AP
    Posted on Thu, Aug. 15, 2002 Scana bans Confederate flag from company property COLUMBIA, S.C. - Scana Corp. employees have been told to keep Confederate flag paraphernalia off company property. South Carolina's largest utility also has ordered employees not to drive company vehicles to Maurice Bessinger's barbecue restaurants, The (Columbia) State reported Thursday. Bessinger has been an outspoken Confederate flag supporter. "Both the flag and Maurice Bessinger are divisive issues," said Scana spokeswoman Cathy Love. "For us to continue to be successful, we must have healthy, collaborative relationships with customers and co-workers. Divisive activities that disrupt harmony in the workplace...
  • California: Senator plays the budget game (MoJo)

    07/01/2002 8:11:54 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 3 replies · 269+ views
    Mercury News ^ | 6/30/02 | Ann E. Marimow
    <p>SACRAMENTO - Perhaps the most important piece of paper in the Capitol last week was the one tucked inside the suit coat pocket of an obscure state senator from Redding.</p> <p>The marked-up list of budget proposals, which Republican Maurice Johannessen shopped around, turned out be the key to breaking California's budget deadlock.</p>