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  • I came to this country 41 years ago. Now I feel like I don’t belong here.

    09/06/2017 8:23:12 AM PDT · by Ennis85 · 115 replies
    Washington Post ^ | September 5th 2017 | Max Boot
    I am white. I am Jewish. I am an immigrant. I am a Russian American. But until recently I haven’t focused so much on those parts of my identity. I’ve always thought of myself simply as a normal, unhyphenated American. Ever since I arrived here, along with my mother and grandmother, from Russia in 1976 at age 7, I have been eager to assimilate. And I’ve done a pretty good job of it. I don’t have any accent, and I haven’t written much about my origins — which, at any rate, don’t have much to do with my job, which...
  • Movie review: 'Max' a tear-jerker tale of military dog and the boy he bonds with

    06/27/2015 7:46:06 PM PDT · by Sybeck1 · 20 replies
    Tulsa world ^ | 6/27/15 | Michael Smith
    Best friend. Hero. Marine. Max is all of these, and what’s more, he’s a dog. “Max” is also a movie, and as a family film mixed with adventure-film intensity, it’s something to woof home about. You may think you’re looking at a German shepherd, but Max is a Belgian Malinois, a member of the sheep-herding family to be sure. But this is a breed so strong, agile, smart and hard-working that it has become in many corners the “dog of choice” among the military as well as law enforcement. The movie is a work of fiction, but it is an...
  • Left-Wing Writer Max Blumenthal Helped Craft Hillary’s ‘Youtube Video’ Benghazi Explanation

    05/28/2015 8:38:57 AM PDT · by TexasCajun · 17 replies ^ | 05/27/2015 | PATRICK HOWLEY
    Left-wing writer Max Blumenthal helped inspire Hillary Clinton’s debunked talking point that an obscure YouTube movie called “Innocence of Muslims” was responsible for the deadly terrorist attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya in 2012. The son of Clinton’s longtime political adviser and informal Libya consultant, Max Blumenthal pushed his conspiratorial theories onto the secretary of state in the hours after Ambassador Chris Stevens and three others were killed. The Daily Caller reported in December that Hillary Clinton received the “Youtube video” talking points before the rest of the Obama administration. Clinton was the first administration official to suggest...
  • Latest Mad Max:Fury Road Trailer

    05/01/2015 8:44:33 AM PDT · by mkleesma · 62 replies
    Time Warner Pictures ^ | Today | No Author
    Latest trailer from the new Mad Max movie. In theaters May 15th.
  • This Ancient Japanese City Can Only Be Appreciated Through Cat Pictures

    11/04/2013 10:18:27 PM PST · by Slings and Arrows · 36 replies
    Business Insider ^ | Oct. 31, 2013 | Amanda Macias
    Three years ago, wooden toy wholesaler Yutaka Katayama picked up a camera and started taking pictures of ordinary life in KyĹŤto, Japan. Since then photography has become an obsession. "It's my life's work," he wrote over email. Katayama has taken thousands of pictures of the legendary ancient city that once was the imperial capital of Japan. He has also found a favorite theme: the stray cats that are found all over Kyoto. "I feel the strength to live from a stray cat," Katayama wrote. "They seem to live a quiet life always looking for food and a place to live...
  • Senators may resurrect defeated gun control after making cosmetic changes (GOA letter)

    05/09/2013 3:42:05 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 14 replies
    Gun Owners of America ^ | 5-9-2013 | Gun Owners of America
    "Superficial" "A source close to the Senate negotiations [says] that two senators who voted against the background check bill would vote for it after minor, superficial changes." - Lawrence O’Donnell on MSNBC, May 6, 2013ACTION: Senators who voted pro-gun last month are under intense pressure - by Senate Democrats and Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s hit ads - to switch their votes.  We need to keep applying the heat and let them know that gun owners are ready to help in any Senate campaign, no matter which state, to defeat ANY SENATOR who votes for gun control.LEGISLATIVE UPDATE FROM WASHINGTON, DC. It’s...
  • Baucus to retire rather than seek re-election in 2014

    04/23/2013 6:55:13 AM PDT · by ConservativeMan55 · 111 replies
    Washington Post ^ | April 23rd | Paul Kane
    Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus (D-Mont.) is retiring rather than seek re-election in 2014, according to two senior Democratic strategists familiar with his plans. First elected in 1978, Baucus has been the top Democrat on the powerful committee since 2001. The likely Democratic candidate to succeed him would be former governor Brian Schweitzer, sources said.
  • Why Wouldn't Planned Parenthood Take $500,000?

    04/04/2012 12:04:10 PM PDT · by Arec Barrwin · 5 replies
    Forbes ^ | April 3, 2012 | Ryan Holiday
    Forbes Ryan Holiday, Contributor 4/03/2012 @ 7:58AM |99,568 views Why Wouldn't Planned Parenthood Take $500,000? I tried. I really did. I was ready to arrange a $500,000 donation to Planned Parenthood in Texas. The donor was in the car on the way to meet the CEO, checkbook in hand. But then Planned Parenthood called and told him to turn around. They didn’t want his money. Want is the only word for it. Because, Planned Parenthood sure as hell needs it. See, in Texas, Governor Rick Perry has viciously attacked family planning and health organizations like Planned Parenthood. Not only eliminating...
  • Max Kennedy in a mess (Another Kennedy slob alert)

    08/20/2011 5:35:03 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 38 replies
    Cape Cod Times ^ | August 20, 2011 | Cynthia Mccormick
    HYANNISPORT — A renter with the famous Kennedy name has some local residents complaining about his allegedly messy ways. This month, the Barnstable police and Barnstable Health Department investigated several complaints about the 70 Longwood Ave. property being rented by Matthew Maxwell Kennedy, one of nine surviving children of Ethel Kennedy and the late Robert F. Kennedy. Neighbors who asked to remain anonymous say the location looks like a "junk yard" thanks to a jumble of boat trailers, pickup trucks, wheelbarrows, coolers, a Wave Runner, and even a huge buoy out in full view. "If it was trash or...
  • Max, the sweet-toothed boy, 3, who walked a mile at 3am to buy chocolate

    08/07/2008 12:06:46 PM PDT · by Stoat · 49 replies · 185+ views
    Max, the sweet-toothed boy, 3, who walked a mile at 3am to buy chocolate Last updated at 19:04pm on 07.08.08      Adventurer: Max McGrath, dressed in pyjamas and oversized shoes, headed off for a sweet hunt... at 3am   When three-year-old Max McGrath had an urge for a chocolate egg in the middle of the night, nothing was going to stop him from satisfying his craving.At 3am the sweet-toothed toddler climbed out of bed, slipped on his brother's shoes and armed himself with his pocket money and a front door key, before heading out on a mile-long walk...
  • Howie Carr Live Thread Mon 10/23/06

    10/23/2006 11:04:59 AM PDT · by raccoonradio · 19 replies · 465+ views ^ | 10/23/06 | raccoonradio
    UPCOMING GUESTS October 23 Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist will be with us as he does a swing through the New England states. Sen. Frist is in town with his wife Karyn Frist who has authored a new book entitled Love You, Daddy Boy: Daughters Honor the Fathers They Love. Max Robins no doubt due during 5 pm hour. Absolutely, Howie.
  • Max Cleland to 'rescue' John Murtha from the big bad Vets For The Truth tomorrow am in PA

    08/02/2006 7:47:40 AM PDT · by IPWGOP · 31 replies · 950+ views ^ | 8/2/2006 | IPWGOP
    Welcome, Max! VFTT/BootMurtha welcomes Max Cleland to Johnstown this Thursday am As previous announced, Vets For The Truth / Boot Murtha will hold a press conference Thursday morning in front of Congressman John Murtha's office in Johnstown, PA. We are pleased to see former Sen. Max Cleland and other cut-n-runners will be joining the event, per the Washington Observer-Reporter [LINK]:But before that press conference, former U.S. Sen. Max Cleland, who lost three limbs in Vietnam, will appear with Murtha, and two pro-Murtha veterans groups will take to the sidewalk in the same place to speak in support of Murtha,...
  • Mel Gibson's statement on his DUI arrest

    07/29/2006 1:51:47 PM PDT · by LdSentinal · 791 replies · 20,025+ views
    The following is the complete text of Mel Gibson's statement regarding his arrest for investigation of driving under the influence of alcohol: "After drinking alcohol on Thursday night, I did a number of things that were very wrong and for which I am ashamed. I drove a car when I should not have, and was stopped by the L.A. County sheriffs. The arresting officer was just doing his job and I feel fortunate that I was apprehended before I caused injury to any other person. "I acted like a person completely out of control when I was arrested, and said...
  • High court wannabe makes a habit of bad judgment

    06/02/2006 8:10:19 AM PDT · by CommCtr · 8 replies · 902+ views
    The Charlotte Observer ^ | May 27, 2006 | Charlotte Observer
    High court wannabe makes a habit of bad judgmentIf you're from North Carolina and you have good sense, you don't want to run afoul of Dean Smith. If you're a Tar Heel basketball fan, you love him. If you're not, but appreciate accomplishment and integrity, you respect him. And if you're a smart politician, the last thing you want is to get on the bad side of him.
  • Dean Smith Asks Rachel Lea Hunter To Remove Endorsement From Web Site

    06/02/2006 7:57:48 AM PDT · by CommCtr · 15 replies · 713+ views
    Associated Press ^ | May 22, 2006 | Associated Press
    Dean Smith Asks Candidate To Remove Endorsement From Web SitePOSTED: 10:35 pm EDT May 22, 2006 UPDATED: 10:35 pm EDT May 22, 2006 RALEIGH, N.C. -- Despite a message posted on her campaign Web site, former North Carolina basketball coach Dean Smith said Monday he has not endorsed lawyer Rachel Lea Hunter for the state Supreme Court. "I never knew her in my life," Smith said. "I assume I'll vote, but I don't know who I'll vote for."
  • Don Adams has died (Get Smart)

    09/26/2005 11:12:18 AM PDT · by Borges · 266 replies · 10,631+ views
    Alt Obits | 9/25/05
    Don Adams, who gained worldwide fame and three Emmy Awards starring as Agent 86, Maxwell Smart, in the classic television comedy GET SMART, died at 8:02 p.m PDT, Sunday, September 25, 2005, at Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Beverly Hills. He was 82. Although he had been in failing health for more than two years due to bone lymphoma, his death resulted from a sudden lung infection for which he was hospitalized the previous day. Born Donald James Yarmy on April 13, 1923 [correct, despite frequently reported erroneous dates] in New York City to Irish-Hungarian parents, Adams hoped for an engineering career....
  • Why we're still high on a hill with von Trapps

    06/15/2005 4:41:50 AM PDT · by rhema · 122 replies · 2,060+ views
    Jewish World Review ^ | 6/15/05 | Lenore Skenazy
    In a world where the new "Gilligan's Island" features sexual tension between Mary Ann and Ginger, where "The Longest Yard" remake makes "Platoon" look pleasant, where Nicole Kidman can star in the big screen "Bewitched" even though she can barely wiggle her nose, let us do the world a favor: Let us brook no remake of "The Sound of Music." After all, it's not like the 1965 version is boring audiences in its current incarnation. Just mention this movie and people start smiling. Or singing. Or both. Then they start remembering their favorite things ... er ... scenes: The boat...
  • MAX train collision; service disrupted in Hillsboro (Ore.) (light-rail train hit fire truck)

    01/02/2005 5:46:06 PM PST · by B Knotts · 16 replies · 536+ views
    KGW-TV ^ | 1/2/2005
    A firefighter was hospitalized and a MAX train was derailed after the train collided with a fire truck in the 500 block of SE Washington St. in Hillsboro, officials said. The accident disrupted service to the last three Blue Line train stations. Buses are taking riders between Washington Street/SE 12th Ave Station and Hatfield Government Center. Service is expected to be disrupted until at least 8 p.m.
  • A $136,000 Link Max Cleland, Bush political appointee.

    08/26/2004 6:34:59 AM PDT · by NotchJohnson · 18 replies · 1,014+ views
    NR ^ | 8/25/04 | Lowry
    Max Cleland, who made a staged appearance at the Bush ranch Wednesday, was appointed by President George W. Bush to the board of directors of the Export-Import Bank in 2003. The same Max Cleland who is spending nearly all of his time attacking President Bush is, amazingly enough, a Bush political appointee. According to a bank spokesman, Cleland makes $136,000 a year off this very cushy job. A couple of questions come to mind here: If Cleland had any decency, wouldn't he resign? Why would he accept a political appointment from a man he so loathes and thinks represents the...

    08/26/2004 4:20:58 AM PDT · by NotchJohnson · 17 replies · 993+ views
    Neal Nuze ^ | 8/26/04 | Neal Boortz
    SAD MAX TURNING TRICKS FOR THE POODLE This interesting fact from James Taranto's column of yesterday: In April of 1971 John Kerry gave the following testimony to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee: It was a sad and pathetic spectacle, especially for people like myself who have known and loved Max Cleland for so many years. Sadly, former Georgia Senator Max Cleland is now serving in a new role as John Kerry's public relations prostitute Yesterday he went to President Bush's ranch in Crawford, Texas yesterday to deliver a letter. That's right...Max went right up to the gate to deliver...