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  • Hellmann’s owner sues over company’s use of ‘Mayo’ (in egg-free product)

    11/11/2014 7:28:43 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 66 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Nov 11, 2014 10:16 AM EST
    You have to break some eggs to make an omelet and, according to a lawsuit from the maker of Hellmann’s, the same goes for mayonnaise. The food company Unilever is suing a California company that uses the word “Mayo” in its sandwich spread name, saying that federal regulators and dictionaries define mayonnaise as a spread that contains eggs.The suit claims false advertising by the company Hampton Creek for labeling its egg-free product “Just Mayo.” Unilever says in a complaint filed in federal court that the word “mayo” implies that the product is mayonnaise, and Just Mayo is “stealing market share...
  • Democrats turn on Debbie Wasserman Schultz

    09/18/2014 2:32:27 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 35 replies
    politico.com ^ | 9/17/14 | EDWARD-ISAAC DOVERE
    Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz is in a behind-the-scenes struggle with the White House, congressional Democrats and Washington insiders who have lost confidence in her as both a unifying leader and reliable party spokesperson at a time when they need her most. Long-simmering doubts about her have reached a peak after two recent public flubs: criticizing the White House’s handling of the border crisis and comparing the tea party to wife beaters. ....One example that sources point to as particularly troubling: Wasserman Schultz repeatedly trying to get the DNC to cover the costs of her wardrobe. In 2012,...
  • Wasserman Schultz visits Hobby Lobby store - to urge a boycott

    08/21/2014 3:01:35 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 46 replies
    Sun-Sentinel ^ | 8/20/14 | Anthony Man
    Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Weston, the chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, stopped at a Hobby Lobby store in her district on Wednesday – not to pick up some craft supplies for one of her kid’s school projects, but to alert people to the store’s existence and urge people not to shop there. “I want people to know that this Hobby Lobby is here and they should vote with their purses and their pocketbooks, and women should not shop here. If you didn’t know this Hobby Lobby was here before, know it now and don’t shop here. They don’t...
  • Civilian guard on leave as Navy boosts base security

    04/01/2014 10:32:01 AM PDT · by csvset · 11 replies
    The Virginian-Pilot ^ | April 1, 2014 | Corinne Reilly
    NORFOLK A civilian police officer has been placed on leave and the Navy is boosting security measures at bases from Virginia to Maine after last week's shooting aboard the destroyer Mahan. The guard who allowed the shooter onto Norfolk Naval Station was a federal police officer, not a sailor or a contractor, officials said Monday. Everyone entering a base in the service's mid-Atlantic region using a transportation worker credential - the kind Jeffrey Savage showed before he shot and killed a sailor - now must be checked against a federal crime database. Until last week, those checks weren't mandatory. Navy...
  • How To Make Homemade Mayonnaise

    03/29/2014 3:00:47 PM PDT · by kingattax · 91 replies
    Yahoo ^ | Mar 21, 2014
    If bourbon is the social lubricant of the South, then mayonnaise is the culinary ball bearings. It makes your deviled eggs, chicken salads, potato salads, pimiento cheese, and tomato sandwiches sing. So why master homemade mayonnaise? For starters, it’s healthier and tastes better than store-bought (yes, even Duke’s). Plus, making mayo will make your grandmother’s heart full.
  • On TCM Sunday: Ronald Reagan in "She's Working Her Way Through College"

    11/30/2012 2:39:49 PM PST · by opineapple · 4 replies
    Sunday, December 2, 2012 at 8:00 AM (ET) Starring Ronald Reagan, Virginia Mayo, Gene Nelson A burlesque queen goes to college, charms a professor and livens up the class play. Comedy/Musical 1952 TCM: She's Working Her Way Through College
  • Jesse Jackson, Jr., Might Be Heading Back to Mayo Clinic

    10/19/2012 8:48:37 AM PDT · by PBRCat · 33 replies
    The Chicago Sun Times ^ | October 19, 2012 | Michael Sneed
    U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., who is in a world of hurt ­— medically and legally — may be returning to Mayo Clinic for treatment. A source who claims to have visited Jackson said, “Jesse is finding it difficult to continue his treatment because the press is staking out his home and making access to his doctor, incredibly hard.” “His doctors are considering sending him back to Mayo Clinic for treatment.” The source added Jackson, who is being treated for bipolar disorder during his four-month absence from work, is trying “to stay focused and calm to enhance his treatment and...
  • Jesse jackson Jr. headed back to Mayo: Chicago Sun-Times

    10/19/2012 12:31:09 AM PDT · by VideoPaul · 44 replies
    TheCchicago Sun-Times ^ | 10/18/2012 | Michael Sneed
    Sneed hears U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., who is in a world of hurt and heat ­— medically and legally — may be returning to Mayo Clinic for treatment.
  • Wife of Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. calls his depression debilitating, says he collapsed

    08/04/2012 4:26:16 PM PDT · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 64 replies
    StarTribune.com ^ | 8/4/12 | AP
    Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. is suffering from debilitating depression and even collapsed at his home in Washington two months ago, his wife said in an interview published Saturday that revealed new details about his secretive leave of absence. Sandi Jackson, who is a Chicago City Council member, told the Chicago Sun-Times that contrary to rumors, her husband did not try to kill himself and was not being treated for alcohol or drug addiction. "No, no, none of that is true," she said. The Chicago Democrat and son of civil rights leader the Rev. Jesse Jackson has been off the job...
  • Jesse Jackson Jr. in Mayo Clinic being treated for depression (found him for sure this time)

    07/27/2012 9:11:51 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 42 replies
    Fox News ^ | July 27, 2012
    Illinois Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr., whose whereabouts haven't been disclosed since he mysteriously took a medical leave several weeks ago, is being treated for depression at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., according to a statement Friday from the hospital. Jackson is undergoing an extensive inpatient evaluation for depression and for gastrointestinal issues, according to the statement, which also provided the first details about his medical condition. But it provided no details about where the congressman, the son of civil rights leader Jesse Jackson, had previously been staying. [Snip] The timing of [Jackson's] leave has raised questions, in part because...
  • Miracle Whip Versus Mayonnaise

    06/09/2012 9:04:20 PM PDT · by FoxPro · 317 replies
    I am torn over this. Freerepublic.com has the smartest people in the world. If you were to make the best BLT in the world tonight, what would you use? I am quite serious about this.
  • Prayer Request - vanity (**UPDATES - URGENT**)

    04/12/2012 2:46:13 PM PDT · by mills044 · 164 replies
    self | self
    Fellow FReepers (sorry in advance for the long post)- This is an update to a thread I posted on 3/31/12, and an urgent request for further prayers for my beautiful wife Nikki. God bless those of you who were able to help by praying for us on that thread! We KNOW that your prayers have helped our family, as I will outline in this update. More help is needed though! On that Saturday morning, while my wife and I, & our 4 children were standing around the kitchen island talking about the upcoming day, she collapsed. I rushed Nikki to...
  • Hellmann's mayonnaise America's best-selling condiment

    09/17/2011 7:57:42 AM PDT · by lowbridge · 89 replies · 1+ views
    NY Post ^ | September 17, 2011 | JEREMY OLSHAN
    What’s America’s favorite condiment? Hint: it’s not ketchup. The answer is mayonnaise: specifically Hellmann’s, which the nation apparently slops on everything except french fries. Hellmann’s alone accounted for $401.2 million in sales last year, according to Businessweek -- nearly a third of the total $1.3 billion mayo market here. Heinz Ketchup is a distant third with $278.6 million in sales, edged out by the $286.2 million worth of Tostito’s salsa sold last year.
  • Feds File Whistleblower Suit Against Mayo(Clinic)

    12/20/2010 4:10:32 PM PST · by Son House · 6 replies
    Post-Bulletin Company ^ | 12/20/2010 | By Jeff Hansel
    The Department of Justice has filed a whistleblower complaint against Mayo Clinic . "Dr. David Ketroser, the lead whistleblower in this case, is a physician and an attorney," says a Department of Justice statement provided by Mayo. According to the justice department, "Mayo billed Medicare, Medicaid, and other federal health care programs for surgical pathology services it never provided; specifically, the preparation and examination of human tissue slides." Mayo spokesman Bryan Anderson said that "upon discovering a billing error in 2007, Mayo corrected it and voluntarily refunded $242,711 to the government. We worked with outside accounting experts to ensure this...
  • Justice Department Joins Lawsuit Against Mayo Clinic

    09/28/2010 11:33:51 AM PDT · by Son House · 43 replies
    KTTC.com ^ | Sep 28, 2010 | KTTC.com
    The suit accuses the clinic of submitting fraudulent claims to Medicare and Medicaid for thousands of pathology tests that were never performed. According to the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, the complaint states that over the course of the last 10 years, Mayo has routinely billed Medicare, Medicaid and other federally sponsored health care programs for surgical pathology services that have not been performed. The paper reports plaintiffs in the suit include former Mayo patients, survivors of deceased Mayo patients, and Minnesota attorney David Ketroser. Mayo Clinic spokesman, Bryan Anderson, released a statement saying: "Upon discovering a billing error in 2007, Mayo corrected...
  • Hand Transplant Program Initiated at Mayo Clinic

    09/24/2010 8:44:19 AM PDT · by WOBBLY BOB · 11 replies
    Source: Business Wire ^ | 9-24-10 | Business Wire
    Sep. 24, 2010 (Business Wire) -- Mayo Clinic has initiated the first clinical Hand Transplant Program in the United States and is now enrolling patients. This program offers hand transplantation as a clinically available option for patients with bilateral hand injuries or amputations. This allows patients to embark on this option of reconstructive surgery without being required to enroll in experimental trials.
  • Cops bust woman, 74, for pouring mayo in book drop

    06/15/2010 11:05:19 AM PDT · by perfect stranger · 87 replies · 1,220+ views
    Seattle PI ^ | June 14, 2010
    BOISE, Idaho -- Police in Idaho think they might have solved a yearlong condiment crime spree. Authorities said a 74-year-old Boise woman arrested after pouring mayonnaise in the Ada County library's book drop box is a person of interest in at least 10 other condiment-related crimes. Joy L. Cassidy was picked up Sunday at the library, moments after police say she pulled through the outside drive-through and dumped a jar of mayo in the box designated for reading materials. Cassidy was released from jail and faces a misdemeanor charge of malicious injury to property. Boise police say Cassidy is under...
  • HAZMAT team finds rotting mayo

    06/14/2010 11:54:56 AM PDT · by JoeProBono · 20 replies · 598+ views
    upi. ^ | June 14, 2010
    DESTIN, Fla., - A foul odor that resulted in the closing of a road and the evacuation of some Florida homes turned out to be emanating from a 5-gallon jar of mayonnaise. Destin Fire Control District Fire Chief Kevin Sasser said two people living on Bent Arrow Road called to complain of the smell Tuesday and said the odor left them with trouble breathing and a burning sensation in their eyes, the Northwest Florida Daily News, Fort Walton Beach, Fla., reported Monday. Sasser said the team searched the residence and discovered a "large barrel" left behind by the previous occupants...
  • How Long Can you Keep that Mayo?

    05/13/2010 10:43:27 AM PDT · by notaliberal · 84 replies · 1,735+ views
    WebMD ^ | 2010 | unknown
    Interesting page on longevity of condiments. Click on each condiment to find out how long it's safe to consume.
  • Valley prepared to help oil-soaked sea turtles

    05/10/2010 9:15:22 AM PDT · by Willie Green · 19 replies · 305+ views
    The Brownsville Herald ^ | May 09, 2010 | STEVE SINCLAIR
    Mayonnaise to the rescue! As it turns out, giving a mouthful of mayo to sea turtles that have ingested oil could save their life. "It’s no joke," noted Donna Shaver, chief of the Division of Sea Turtle Science and Recovery at Padre Island National Seashore. "Mayonnaise is given to help sea turtles that have swallowed oil to pass it through their system." For sea turtles covered with oil, detergents are a solution. Shaver said there is possibility sea turtles that have been contaminated with oil from BP’s destroyed Deepwater Horizon project could wind up on Texas beaches. If so, Gladys...
  • Two injured in Mpls. shooting near festival

    05/10/2010 8:42:02 AM PDT · by WOBBLY BOB · 19 replies · 491+ views
    KSTP/5 news ^ | 5-9-10 | kstp
    Two people were injured in a Sunday afternoon shooting that happened outside a Cinco de Mayo celebration. Two groups of juveniles exchanged gunfire in the area of Lake Street and 5th Avenue, according to Minneapolis Police Sgt. Bill Palmer. Authorities say the incident was gang-related. One teen was shot in the chest and taken to Hennepin County Medical Center with life-threatening injuries. Another teen was hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries after being shot in the foot and the leg. Police have one person in custody in connection with the incident, which happened near a Cinco de Mayo celebration. They have...
  • EDITORIAL: Stinko de Mayo - School administrators need a lesson in right and wrong

    05/06/2010 5:33:38 PM PDT · by Nachum · 22 replies · 784+ views
    Wash. Times ^ | 5/6/10 | editor
    On May 5, five students at Live Oak High School in Morgan Hill, Calif., were sent home for wearing clothing featuring the American flag. Their offense: trespassing on Mexican heritage during Cinco de Mayo. Administrators called the flag-wearing "incendiary" and likely to cause violence. The school district overrode the decision, and the boys were allowed to return to school. In response yesterday, about 200 students staged a walkout carrying Mexican flags. The question is: Who taught these kids to hate America so much?
  • A New Approach To Open Heart Surgery

    02/10/2010 6:29:11 PM PST · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 6 replies · 589+ views
    WCCO.com ^ | 2/10/10 | Dennis Douda
    Open heart surgery generally conjures up images of a long, painful, rib-splitting slice down the middle of the chest. But doctors at the Mayo Clinic are hoping to change that. Heavy lifting goes with the territory for Teresa Van Hauer. She's in the sales territory for a designer shoe and boot representative, meaning she's lugging around 40- to 45-pound cases quite a bit. However, a failing heart valve threatened to close all her accounts. "And when that happens, it is, literally, you're just toast," she said. A critical valve in her heart was crusted with calcium deposits and worn out....
  • Mayo Says: Hold The Medicare

    12/31/2009 3:44:30 PM PST · by Slyscribe · 50 replies · 2,042+ views
    IBD's Capital Hill ^ | 12/31/2009 | Ed Carson
    The Mayo Clinic will stop accepting Medicare patients at one of its primary care clinics in Arizona. Why? The government doesn’t pay enough: [snip] This is nothing compared to what might happen under Democratic health overhaul plans, which would slash Medicare spending by nearly $500 billion over 10 years.
  • Mayo Trustee Daschle in Health Reform Negotiation

    12/06/2009 3:14:16 PM PST · by Son House · 15 replies · 914+ views
    Post-Bulletin Company ^ | 12/5/2009 | By Erica Werner
    Look who's at the health care negotiating table -- Tom Daschle. The former Senate Democratic leader's nomination as health and human services secretary was derailed over a back taxes flap earlier this year. But that's not stopping Daschle, a close ally of President Barack Obama, from playing a significant role in Capitol Hill health care talks -- much as he'd be doing if he'd actually gotten the job. The outsized role is unusual for someone who's an adviser to lobbying firms, especially given Obama's campaign vow to change business as usual in Washington. Daschle was in a strategy meeting earlier...
  • Mayo Clinic's CEO Steps Down(says Congress should Reform Medicare First)

    11/19/2009 2:58:26 AM PST · by Son House · 10 replies · 786+ views
    KTTC.com ^ | Nov 18, 2009 | By Fanna Haile-Selassie
    In two days, the CEO of Mayo Clinic will step down. Wednesday morning, Dr. Denis Cortese gave his thoughts on the future of Mayo, health care reform, and his largest accomplishments. "It feels good. It feels good to retire and move on to some bigger issues that I've developed a major interest in over the last 15 to 20 years. And it will give me a chance to concentrate on those." After 40 years with Mayo Clinic, though, health care will always be a big issue for Dr. Denis Cortese. He started at Mayo as a medical student and ended...
  • 'Public Option' As Unhealthy As Medicare[Last year Mayo Clinic Lost $840 million In Medicare Work]

    09/05/2009 11:51:38 AM PDT · by Son House · 28 replies · 2,109+ views
    The Anchorage Daily News ^ | September 1st, 2009 | By JEFFREY W. DAVIS
    The only way a "public plan" can achieve its stated goals is to pay doctors and hospitals less than what private health plans pay for the same services. Doctors and hospitals in Alaska already lose money on Medicare, and make up for their losses on current government programs by charging everyone with private health care coverage more for the same services. Current proposals for a "public plan" would place unsustainable financial pressure on doctors and hospitals. Some of the proposals suggest paying providers rates close to that which Medicare currently uses to underpay health care providers. Others suggest "negotiated" payments,...
  • Mayo Refocuses Debate On Health Reform[Specifically, Mayo Reiterated Against The "Public Option"]

    08/26/2009 12:28:31 PM PDT · by Son House · 2 replies · 761+ views
    Post-Bulletin Company ^ | 8/26/2009 | By Matt Russell
    Specifically, Mayo reiterated its view against what's been called the "public option" and emphasized the importance of end of life discussions with a patient's physician. "We do not support the creation of another government-run, government price-controlled, Medicare-like insurance plan," Mayo says in a document. On Tuesday, Mayo released two documents, "A perspective on current health reform issues from Mayo Clinic" and "A foundation for health care reform legislation." One of the perspectives is co-authored by Mayo CEO Dr. Denis Cortese. The purpose of the documents is to refocus Mayo's message on health care reform, outline processes legislators can follow in...
  • Mayo Clinic on Change and the Economy[No Town Hall Meeting For Mayo in Rochester Mn]

    08/16/2009 6:21:26 AM PDT · by Son House · 5 replies · 561+ views
    KAAL-TV.com ^ | 08/14/2009 | KAAL-TV
    The Mayo Clinic continues to adjust to changing economic times, but leaders not only want Mayo Clinic to be a destination medical center, they want Rochester to be a destination medical community. "Here we come, so get ready." Mayo Clinic CEO Doctor Glenn Forbes says Mayo Clinic's financial numbers are better than expected, largely because they're becoming more efficient, but he says their work is just beginning. "The future is still filled with many uncertainties particularly in the area of health care. We're committed to continuing to build the models that are going to be successful in the future." That...
  • Looking for Supporters of the House Democrats’ Health Care Plan? Hold the Mayo

    07/20/2009 11:22:34 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 6 replies · 640+ views
    ABC News Blogs ^ | July 20, 2009 | Jake Tapper
    President Obama has repeatedly praised Minnesota’s Mayo Clinic as a role model for health care. But the Mayo Clinic is not so enamored of the House Democrats’ health care reform bill. On the Mayo Clinic’s health care blog, the clinic’s reaction was thus: “Although there are some positive provisions in the current House Tri-Committee bill – including insurance for all and payment reform demonstration projects – the proposed legislation misses the opportunity to help create higher-quality, more affordable health care for patients. In fact, it will do the opposite. “In general, the proposals under discussion are not patient focused or...
  • Mayo Clinic Leery Of Public Health Plan

    07/11/2009 5:24:54 AM PDT · by Son House · 14 replies · 1,328+ views
    The Post-Bulletin Company ^ | 7/10/2009 | By Heather J. Carlson
    Concern about how a public health care plan might affect Minnesota's health care system dominated a public forum on Friday sponsored by Mayo Clinic. Dr. Douglas Wood, who chairs the clinic's division of Health Care Policy & Research, said a public plan modeled after the Medicare system has the potential to do serious harm to health care in states like Minnesota where quality is high and costs are low. "If it's a government-run plan with government price controls, that could be highly detrimental to states like Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin and all across the northern tier of the United States," Wood...
  • Woman faces charges in flight scare (actually confirms much of the early reports)

    08/17/2006 11:36:12 AM PDT · by Diddle E. Squat · 133 replies · 4,097+ views
    AP, via MLive.com ^ | 8/17/06 | MELISSA TRUJILLO
    BOSTON (AP) — A woman on a trans-Atlantic flight diverted to Boston for security concerns passed several notes to crew members, urinated on the cabin floor and made comments the crew believed were references to al-Qaida and the Sept. 11 attacks, according to an affidavit filed Thursday. Catherine C. Mayo, 59, of Braintree, Vt., was to appear in federal court later Thursday on a charge of interfering with a flight crew after disrupting United 923 as it flew from London to Washington, D.C., on Wednesday. The flight, with 182 passengers and 12 crew members, landed safely with the escort of...
  • Older gentleman and lady playing a piano in the lobby of the Mayo Clinic.

    This older couple is delightful, he's 90. Marlow and Frances Cowan, the Iowa couple whose piano duet in the atrium of Mayo Clinic’s Gonda building has been viewed more than 2 million times since April 7, were featured May 26, on Good Morning America. Fantastic! Brought a smile to my face! It's so nice to see a loving couple enjoying every second of life together.
  • Bacon: A Love Story: A Salty Survey of Everybody's Favorite Meat

    03/10/2009 5:14:40 PM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 100 replies · 1,895+ views
    Amazon.Com ^ | Heather Lauer
    It's salty, smoky, and sweet. It's experiencing a culinary renaissance. It can make almost any dish better. It's bacon, and it's the best meat ever. And now, here's the book that celebrates that deliciously sinful strip of cured pork belly. In Bacon: A Love Story, popular bacon blogger Heather Lauer serves up a piping hot dish of fun and facts with this definitive love letter to what she calls meat candy. Heather explores the ins and outs of how bacon finds its way to your skillet and what to do with it when it gets there. Bacon: A Love Story...
  • NCAA combines investigations into USC athletics

    04/09/2009 8:00:38 AM PDT · by MAD-AS-HELL · 29 replies · 904+ views
    NCAA investigations into former USC stars in football and basketball have been combined into one probe of the Trojans' athletic program, sources connected to one of the cases said Wednesday.
  • Woman In Logan Airport Incident Identified

    08/17/2006 8:08:11 AM PDT · by shhrubbery! · 346 replies · 10,314+ views
    CBS 4 Boston ^ | 8/17/06
    (CBS4) BOSTON Criminal charges could be filed Thursday against a Vermont woman who caused a disturbance aboard a London-to-Virginia jet that was diverted to Logan Airport. 59-year-old Catherine Mayo is being held by federal authorities in Boston. Investigators say she was a claustrophobic passenger who became upset and interfered with the flight crew on United Airlines flight 923 Wednesday morning. The pilot declared an in-flight emergency and landed the plane at Logan. The Boeing 767 was escorted by two F-15 jets based out of Otis Air National Guard Base on Cape Cod. Passengers say Mayo paced the aisles and peppered...
  • Opinions on hotdog and hamburger condiments (Vanity)

    09/19/2008 12:32:53 PM PDT · by Domandred · 238 replies · 1,428+ views
    FR ^ | 9/19/08 | Domandred
    My wife and I are having an argument. When she makes me a hamburger she insists on putting mayo on it. So we got into an argument over the proper condiments for hamburgers and hotdogs. She insists on ketchup on her hotdogs. Mayo on her burgers. Mayo on hotdogs. I believe ketchup has no business being on a dog (should be only some form of mustard) and hamburgers can get ketchup+mustard, but not mayo. Mayo is only for deli type sandwiches. Opinions please.
  • Shuttle comes to a halt [Drill Here, Drill Now, Pay Less, Mn Hospital Patients]

    08/13/2008 2:36:48 AM PDT · by Son House · 5 replies · 224+ views
    KTTC News ^ | Aug 12, 2008 | By Chris Hrapsky
    For years, patients staying in Rochester have used free shuttles to get to Mayo Clinic. But now higher fuel prices and the slumping economy are creating a whole new hardship for people already on a tough road. Maybe you can imagine how tough it is for a person battling a life-threatening condition. Now many who have turned to Mayo in Rochester face a new and unexpected battle. Sharon Irwin, Kidney Transplant patient, says, "This is my second kidney, so I lost my first one two years ago." With a new kidney and the pain that comes with it, Sharon Irwin...
  • U.N. High Tech for Kim - Add Burma to the list of scandals.

    07/19/2007 9:09:58 PM PDT · by gpapa · 4 replies · 574+ views
    OpinionJournal.com ^ | July 20, 2007 | Editorian Staff
    The United Nations' Cash for Kim Jong Il scandal is now six months old, so it's a good time to assess progress, if that's the right word. The evidence of misdeeds at the U.N. Development Program in North Korea continues to mount, but there's still no "urgent" and "external" inquiry, as ordered by Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in January. Now the U.S. has uncovered evidence that in addition to transferring millions of dollars in cash that may have gone to help prop up Kim's grotesque regime, the UNDP also transferred dual-use technology. It did so without bothering to secure a U.S....
  • Don't hold the mayo (Canola Real Mayonnaise instead of Soy yea!)

    05/20/2007 11:57:02 PM PDT · by restornu · 23 replies · 1,302+ views
    All of a sudden, mayonnaise is in the news. Kraft touts its "first-of-its-kind" Big Mouth jar, a 32-ounce shatterproof container with an opening double the size of the one on a regular jar. Spatulas and even measuring cups fit neatly into the jar, which is available in Real Mayo and Light Mayo. It's about $2.65 in supermarkets. Not to be upstaged, Best Foods has introduced Canola Real Mayonnaise, made with canola oil instead of the soybean oil usually used in bottled mayo. Canola oil is said to have a better fatty-acid profile, meaning it contains higher levels of monounsaturated fat...
  • Flight passenger sent to mental hospital [Catherine Mayo............]

    09/05/2006 10:26:35 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 22 replies · 1,361+ views
    Flight passenger sent to mental hospital By DENISE LAVOIE, Associated Press Writer Published: Tuesday, September 5, 2006 WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) - A woman whose actions aboard a London-to-Washington flight provoked a security scare will be held indefinitely at a residential mental health facility in New Hampshire, a federal judge ruled Tuesday. Catherine Mayo, 59, of Braintree, Vt., has been in federal custody since Aug. 17, when United Flight 923 was diverted to Boston after Mayo urinated on the floor of the cabin and made statements that the pilot and crew believed were references to al-Qaida and the Sept. 11 attacks....
  • Flight passengers describe hours of bizarre behavior (more details)

    08/18/2006 10:47:25 AM PDT · by Mount Athos · 57 replies · 1,750+ views
    Washington Times ^ | August 18, 2006 | Audrey Hudson
    A self-described peace activist responsible for the diversion of a London-to-Washington flight Wednesday acted bizarrely for hours, made references to al Qaeda and hijack training flights, and was restrained by two passengers after she urinated in the aisle. Catherine C. Mayo, 59, a Vermont woman who also lives part time in Pakistan, was charged yesterday in federal court with interfering with a flight crew. United Flight 923 was forced to make an emergency landing at Boston's Logan International Airport under escort by two military jets. "She's got some very serious mental health problems," said Page Kelley, Mrs. Mayo's attorney, who...
  • Feds feared Vermont woman was part of terrorist plot

    08/19/2006 6:08:55 AM PDT · by Past Your Eyes · 51 replies · 1,449+ views
    Boston Herald ^ | August 17, 2006 | Boston Herald Media Reporter
    A Vermont woman whose bizarre behavior forced a Washington, D.C.-bound plan to make a dramatic landing in Boston yesterday was thought to be a diversion for a “possible terrorist attack,” according to an FBI affidavit released today. One of two male passengers - either a U.S. air marshal and a correction officer - whose help was solicited by the flight crew “had become concerned that she might be acting as a diversion for a possible terrorist action,” according to the affidavit. During the flight, Catherine Carse Mayo, 59, made reference to United Flight 93, one of the four planes hijacked...
  • In her Vermont town, precious few knew Catherine Mayo

    08/18/2006 2:17:13 PM PDT · by Alissa · 36 replies · 1,260+ views
    Boston Globe ^ | 8/17/2006 | Lisa Rathke
    BRAINTREE, Vt. --An enigma on Flight 923, Catherine Mayo was a mystery in her small Vermont town, too. Mayo, 59, caused a major scare when she passed notes to crew members, urinated on the floor and made cryptic remarks to crew members on the London-to-Washington, D.C., flight. Her attorney, federal public defender Page Kelley, said Mayo was "just barely lucid" when they spoke. "She's got some very serious mental health problems," said Kelley.
  • Of Mayonnaise and Minorities [Mayo is forbidden to Muslims!]

    07/06/2006 6:30:48 PM PDT · by Alouette · 116 replies · 2,940+ views
    American Thinker ^ | July 6, 2006 | Keith Roderick
    A recent article in the UK Telegraph offered insights into the many ways that Islamists in Baghdad are making life, by increments, miserable for citizens of the city. Ice producers, crucial in helping people survive in Iraq’s 115 degree summer heat, have recently suffered several murders from their ranks. The reason: Their product was not available during the time of Mohammed. Street venders who sell the popular Middle Eastern food falafel have also lost two of their own in the past few weeks, with other venders now closing their stalls. The same reason is offered by the Islamists, namely, that...
  • Patrick Kennedy To Seek Treatment(Kennedy to Mayo Clinic-Kennedy with Mayo!!)

    05/06/2006 12:21:22 AM PDT · by Anti-Bubba182 · 120 replies · 4,570+ views
    WP ^ | May 6, 2006 | Del Quentin Wilber and Allan Lengel
    Rep. Patrick J. Kennedy said yesterday that he is entering treatment for an addiction to prescription medications, an announcement that comes as police continue their investigation into a car crash involving the congressman near the Capitol. Calling his addiction a "chronic disease," Kennedy said he does not even recall the accident, which occurred early Thursday and raised questions about his behavior and how U.S. Capitol Police deal with members of Congress. The congressman's office has said Kennedy (D-R.I.) was disoriented behind the wheel because he had taken prescription medication to calm stomach inflammation and to help him sleep. No one...
  • 83% say Nally should not have been jailed (Irish Farmer who shot Intruder)

    11/18/2005 5:45:04 PM PST · by Murtyo · 27 replies · 922+ views
    Irish Examiner, Cork ^ | 19/NOV/05 | Sean O'Riordan
    A MASSIVE 83% of those who responded to an Irish Examiner poll believe that Mayo farmer Padraig Nally should not have been jailed for killing Traveller John 'Frog' Ward. Out of 496 people who responded to the phone/ text poll, a total of 414 said the farmer, who was sentenced to six years, should not have been sent to prison. Only 75 agreed with the sentence handed down by the Central Criminal Court. Interest in the case has provoked major debate and last Tuesday, an RTÉ Prime Time programme on the issue recorded its second highest viewing figures ever when...
  • Crack dynasty shattered

    01/16/2005 2:19:42 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 25 replies · 1,884+ views
    New York Daily News ^ | January 16, 2005 | ALISON GENDAR
    For two generations, a tight-knit family of crack dealers thrived inside a run-down brownstone in Brooklyn, peddling millions of dollars worth of poison to addled drug addicts. The crack clan's patriarch, Ronald Mayo, allegedly recruited his five siblings into the lucrative operation, who in turn enlisted their three children, along with a niece and nephew. The result: a crew of blood-loyal dealers. "It was the perfect operation," charged NYPD Detective Sydney White. "His family kept quiet. The decent people on the block - no one wanted to go up against the entire family." What the family didn't know was that...
  • Sagadahoc County Republicans Need Your Help

    12/09/2004 4:42:21 PM PST · by rightwingwoman · 4 replies · 1,422+ views
    After accepting our donations and helping in his re-election, our Senator Art Mayo switched from a Republican to a Democrat on Tuesday. Please vote option 4 in this online poll of our local paper. Sen. Mayo always consorted with the Democrats to our annoyance but he could have changed before the election and allowed us to run a true Republican against him. Of course, his lack of ethics is in character with the rest of his new party members. We are calling for the Senator to resign and call for a new election. http://www.sagadahocgop.com
  • Tour De France-Stage 16.. Tyler Hamilton Breaks Way Ahead of the Pack By Himself!

    07/23/2003 6:49:41 AM PDT · by ewing · 132 replies · 244+ views
    CBS News and BBC/OLN ^ | July 23, 2003 | Phil Liggett
    Great story, the man riding with the broken collarbone right now has cut his overall deficit from the main riders in more than half from 9 minutes to 4.What an epic 100th tour this has been!