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  • Exposed: A Pentagon Official Just Turned Against Obama And Revealed His Brazen Lies

    10/05/2014 11:11:55 AM PDT · by lbryce · 22 replies
    Western Journalism ^ | October 2, 2014 | James Beattie
    A senior Department of Defense official says President Obama and his administration are giving the public inaccurate information about his foreign policy strategy, particularly with regards to Iraq. Joseph Miller, the pseudonym for a ranking Department of Defense official who has served in Iraq and Afghanistan, wrote in The Daily Caller Tuesday, partially in reaction to a statement released by White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest which said that the decision for American military forces to leave Iraq “was predicated on the will of the Iraqi security forces to fight for their country.” Miller said this was “not true.” “In...
  • CBS Blames Global Warming for Harsh Winter Weather

    02/13/2014 8:49:15 AM PST · by Sub-Driver · 56 replies
    CBS Blames Global Warming for Harsh Winter Weather By Kyle Drennen Created 02/13/2014 - 11:11am As a snow storm beared down on the east coast on Thursday, CBS This Morning sought to lay blame on global warming, with the headline on screen fretting: "Extreme Weather; Are These Kinds of Storms, Droughts Unprecedented?" Co-host Charlie Rose turned New York City College physics professor Michio Kaku and wondered: "What's causing all this?" [View video after the jump] Kaku proclaimed: "Well, the wacky weather could get even wackier. What we're seeing is that the jet stream and the polar vortex are becoming unstable....
  • Fact Checking Media Matters on Obamacare

    11/09/2013 2:14:26 PM PST · by rkoliver · 5 replies
    They said: Rep. Cantor Falsely Implies Democratic Plan Doesn't Allow Americans To "Keep What They've Got If They Like It" Rep. Cantor: "I think next what you will see in our plan is we really will provide a way for people to keep what they've got if they like it. And that means we've got to provide the flexibility for employer-based plans to stay in the game, so that we can have the innovation that has proven to bring down costs." [Cantor Appearance on CNBC, 6/17/09] They also said: President Obama Has Repeatedly Said That People Who Like Their Insurance...
  • Obama Reportedly Unaware of World Leader Phone Tapping

    10/28/2013 9:08:34 AM PDT · by lbryce · 99 replies
    ABC NEWS via AP ^ | Otober 27, 2013 | Staff
    U.S. officials responded Sunday night to a report that the National Security Agency ended a program used to spy on German Chancellor Angela Merkel and other world leaders only after an internal Obama administration review started this summer exposed the operation. An unnamed senior official told The Wall Street Journal that the White House "cut off some monitoring programs after learning of them, including the one tracking Ms. Merkel and some other world leaders. Other programs have been slated for termination but haven't been phased out completely yet."
  • President Obama Tells Kids His Favorite Food is Broccoli(Obama Lies To Children)

    07/09/2013 5:04:37 PM PDT · by lbryce · 34 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | July 9, 2013 | Dylan Stableford
    President Barack Obama made an unscheduled visit on Tuesday to the second annual Kids' State Dinner, a healthy lunch children's event hosted by first lady Michelle Obama in the East Room of the White House. The president greeted the 54 kid guests and made a few brief remarks. "Food can be fun, it can be healthy," Obama said, according to a White House pool report. "You are setting up habits that are going to be great your entire life." As he left, Obama was asked what his favorite food is. His answer: "Broccoli." Related slideshow: Barack Obama not eating broccoli...
  • 22 Nauseating Quotes From Hypocritical Establishment Politicians About The NSA Spying Scandal

    06/13/2013 4:34:37 AM PDT · by lbryce · 21 replies
    Economic Collapse ^ | June12, 2013 | Staff
    Establishment politicians from both major political parties are rushing to defend the NSA and condemn whistleblower Edward Snowden. They are attempting to portray Edward Snowden as a "traitor" and the spooks over at the NSA that are snooping on all of us as "heroes". In fact, many of the exact same politicians that once railed against government spying during the Bush years are now staunchly defending it now that Obama is in the White House. But it isn't just Democrats that are acting shamefully. Large numbers of Republican politicians that love to give speeches about "freedom" and "liberty" are attempting...
  • New study to probe corrosiveness of Canada oil

    01/17/2012 9:02:54 PM PST · by dila813 · 45 replies
    Scientific American ^ | January 17, 2012 | Roberta Rampton
    A U.S. safety regulator will look at whether pipelines carrying petroleum from Canada's oil sands are at greater risk for spills than those carrying other types of crude, and whether any changes are needed to its rules. The new study, to be completed by July 2013, could address some of the issues in play in the debate between environmental groups and the oil industry about TransCanada Corp's $7 billion Keystone XL pipeline project, designed to feed 700,000 barrels of oil a day from the Canadian oil sands into the United States. The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and other environmental...
  • Could Rand Paul and Ron Paul be Zionists?

    05/29/2011 11:37:51 AM PDT · by Christian_Capitalist · 179 replies
    The View From Masada Blog ^ | February 17, 2011 | Matityahu Ben-Yosef
    Could Rand Paul and Ron Paul be Zionists?http://viewfrommasada.com/2011/02/17/ron-paul-rand-paul-zionists-of-the-year/Posted on February 17, 2011 by Matityahu Ben-YosefWhile the Middle East has always been a volatile region, the last month has seen events unfold in the region whose global impact we still may not appreciate. From the fall of governments in Lebanon, Tunisia, and Egypt, and with other Middle East regimes to soon share their fate, the balance of power in the Middle East is changing before our eyes.However, the most significant revolution taking place in the Middle East right now may not have anything to do with what’s unfolded in those countries...
  • Ike Skelton (D), HASC Chairman, admits Obamacare doesn't protect servicemembers, families

    03/19/2010 10:13:55 PM PDT · by No Longer Free State · 62 replies · 2,711+ views
    Skelton Press Release ^ | March 18, 2010 | Rep Skelton
    Skelton to Introduce Legislation to Protect TRICARE Washington, D.C.—Today, House Armed Services Committee Chairman Ike Skelton (D-Mo.) released the statement below regarding his intent to introduce legislation to explicitly state in law that TRICARE and the DOD nonappropriated fund (NAF) health plans meet all of the health care requirements currently under consideration by Congress for individual health insurance. These programs provide health coverage to members of the military and their families, military retirees and their families, and employees of U.S. military post/base exchanges and other nonappropriated fund activities. “Our nation’s military provides us with first-class protection, and it is our...
  • White House Denies Charge By Attorney that Administration Threatened Investment Firm's Reputation

    05/02/2009 3:58:06 PM PDT · by fiodora · 218 replies · 11,715+ views
    Political Punch ABC News ^ | May 02, 2009 3:17 PM | Jake Tapper
    A leading bankruptcy attorney representing hedge funds and money managers told ABC News Saturday that Steve Rattner, the leader of the Obama administration's Auto Industry Task Force, threatened one of the firms, an investment bank, that if it continued to oppose the administration's Chrysler bankruptcy plan, the White House would use the White House press corps to destroy its reputation. The White House said the story was false. "The charge is completely untrue," said White House deputy press secretary Bill Burton, "and there's obviously no evidence to suggest that this happened in any way." Thomas Lauria, Global Practice Head of...
  • Buchanan's Mendacities

    06/23/2008 6:37:50 PM PDT · by mnehring · 25 replies · 118+ views
    Ravine at Babi Yar, Kiev, Ukraine - September, 1941 That Hitler was a rabid anti-Semite is undeniable. “Mein Kampf” is saturated in anti-Semitism. The Nuremberg Laws confirm it. But for the six years before Britain declared war, there was no Holocaust, and for two years after the war began, there was no Holocaust.Not until midwinter 1942 was the Wannsee Conference held, where the Final Solution was on the table.That conference was not convened until Hitler had been halted in Russia, was at war with America and sensed doom was inevitable. Then the trains began to roll. The quote above is...
  • Iran: What Does ‘Exporting the Revolution’ Mean?

    05/07/2008 6:45:10 AM PDT · by freerepublic_or_die · 9 replies · 166+ views
    New York Times ^ | May 7, 2008 | Nazila Fathi
    A former president has come under attack by Tehran’s leading conservative newspaper for comments that appeared to suggest that Iran was supporting insurgents in other countries. On Monday, the newspaper, Kayhan, accused Mohammad Khatami, the former president, of making remarks that were against Iran’s national interests. Mr. Khatami said in a speech on Friday that when the founder of the 1979 revolution, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, talked about “exporting the revolution,” he meant making Iran a role model for other countries, not supporting sabotage operations in other countries. End of News Item
  • Iran's 1st Home-Built Nuclear Plant Ready in 9 Years:MP

    12/27/2007 4:49:36 PM PST · by america4vr · 1 replies · 150+ views
    Energy Daily ^ | December 24, 2007 | Staff
    Iran's first home-built nuclear power plant is scheduled to come online in around nine years, a top MP said on Monday, citing a report by the Iranian atomic energy organization. A Russian contractor is building Iran's first atomic power plant in the southern city of Bushehr but the 360 megawatt plant in Darkhoyen in the western Khuzestan province would be its first using domestic technology. Alaeddin Boroujerdi, the head of parliament's foreign affairs and security commission, said the conceptual design of the plant was finished last year and now the technical design had started which would finish next year. "According...
  • Talk radio helped sink immigration reform [The study by the nonpartisan Project for Excellence.....]

    08/20/2007 9:46:46 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 24 replies · 1,211+ views
    Talk radio helped sink immigration reform By: Mike Allen Aug 20, 2007 09:19 AM EST Opposition from key talk radio and cable TV hosts helped kill the immigration bill in Congress, a study out today concludes. “What listeners of the conservative talk radio media were hearing, in large part, was that the legislation itself was little more than an ‘amnesty bill’ for illegal immigrants, a phrase loaded with political baggage,” it says. The study by the nonpartisan Project for Excellence in Journalism quantifies what White House and Capitol Hill phone lines and e-mail inboxes already indicated: Talk radio focused on...
  • Brownback Immigration Update (statement on today's cloture vote)

    06/26/2007 1:46:01 PM PDT · by hardback · 150 replies · 3,099+ views
    Brownback for President 2008 ^ | June 26, 2007 | press release
    June 26, 2007 – Brownback Immigration Update Senator Brownback voted in favor of cloture on the motion to proceed to the immigration bill today. That means he voted to bring the bill back to the floor for debate and for amendments to be offered. This does NOT mean that Senator Brownback supports the immigration bill itself – he feels the bill needs to be improved. Brownback opposes amnesty, and believes first and foremost in securing our borders and ending illegal immigration. Brownback voted to debate the bill in the Senate but is withholding support for the bill until the amendment...
  • Lott Lashes Out!

    06/15/2007 9:31:11 AM PDT · by oblomov · 171 replies · 4,824+ views
    Slate/Kausfiles ^ | 6/15/2007 | Mickey Kaus
    Lott Lashes Out! GOP Senate whip Trent Lott attacks "these talk-radio people who don't even know what's in the bill." The New York Times reports: Comments by Republican senators on Thursday suggested that they were feeling the heat from conservative critics of the bill, who object to provisions offering legal status. The Republican whip, Trent Lott of Mississippi, who supports the bill, said: "Talk radio is running America. We have to deal with that problem."At some point, Mr. Lott said, Senate Republican leaders may try to rein in "younger guys who are huffing and puffing against the bill." [E.A.] a)...
  • [AMNESTY BILL COMING BACK NEXT WEEK -- 100%] Senate Leaders Agree on Immigration Bill

    06/14/2007 6:45:29 PM PDT · by Moseley · 62 replies · 1,362+ views
    FOX NEWS ^ | June 14, 2007 | Major Garrett and Trish Turner
    WASHINGTON — Senate leaders have agreed on a way to bring a pulled immigration bill forward, breaking the impasse that had stalled the bill, Fox News confirms. The compromise legislation could come up as early as the middle of next week, once the Senate completes a large energy package. Legislators will consider 19 amendments (10 from Republicans and nine from Democrats) that are in need os some 'polishing' a senior Republican aide tells Fox News.
  • Bush pledges tougher border security

    06/14/2007 10:54:56 AM PDT · by AngelesCrestHighway · 143 replies · 2,104+ views
    Associated Press ^ | June 14, 2007 | By DEB RIECHMANN
    WASHINGTON - President Bush, trying to salvage an immigration overhaul legislation, endorsed a plan Thursday that would lock in money for border security as way to win over conservative lawmakers and a skeptical public. "We're going to show the American people that the promises in this bill will be kept," Bush said in a speech to the Associated Builders and Contractors. Bush got behind a proposal to set aside money collected through fees and penalties for tougher border security and workplace enforcement. Two Republican senators, John Kyl of Arizona and Lindsey Graham (news, bio, voting record) of South Carolina, have...
  • Bush Pledges Tougher Border Security

    06/14/2007 9:20:55 AM PDT · by michigander · 124 replies · 1,719+ views
    Associated Press via Guardian Unlimited ^ | Thursday June 14, 2007 | By DEB RIECHMANN
    Bush Pledges Tougher Border Security Thursday June 14, 2007 4:46 PM AP Photo WHCD107 By DEB RIECHMANN Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON (AP) - President Bush, trying to salvage an immigration overhaul legislation, endorsed a plan Thursday that would lock in money for border security as way to win over conservative lawmakers and a skeptical public. ``We're going to show the American people that the promises in this bill will be kept,'' Bush said in a speech to the Associated Builders and Contractors. Bush got behind a proposal to set aside money collected through fees and penalties for tougher border security...
  • The Western myth of a Serbian Kosova

    12/02/2005 10:15:22 PM PST · by Hunden · 84 replies · 1,698+ views
    Bosnian Institute ^ | 29 November, 2005 | Branka Magaš
    [This] article written for the [Bosnian Institute] website argues that Western politicians have been mistaken in accepting the notion that Kosova is 'an integral part of Serbia', so that Belgrade must necessarily be involved in discussions about Kosova's statusAs negotiations between Serbia and Kosova about the latter’s status are about to begin under UN auspices, one is prompted to pose the obvious question: ‘Why is Serbia involved at all?’ Or, to put it in another way: ‘Why do Western governments assume that the wishes of Kosova’s inhabitants are insufficient grounds for recognising its independence, and that such a step requires also Belgrade’s acquiescence?’Answers to such questions refer...
  • On Yom Kippur, Hillary seeks atonement

    10/14/2005 11:44:26 AM PDT · by quinhon6869 · 57 replies · 905+ views
    L.A. Times ^ | October 14, 2005 | By K. Connie Kang, Times Staff Writer
    Taking a break from fundraising in Hollywood, Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton on Thursday dropped in on services for Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, at a Beverly Hills synagogue and spoke about a subject close to her heart: forgiveness. "I've had quite a bit of opportunity to think about forgiveness," the former first lady told about 2,000 people at Temple of the Arts on Wilshire Boulevard. "Forgiveness is not a luxury. It's a responsibility. Forgiveness may not take away our pain, but the act of offering it will keep us from being sucked into the downward spiral of resentment." But...
  • Rangel: Don't Call it 'Islamic Terrorism'

    02/22/2005 7:59:36 AM PST · by areafiftyone · 143 replies · 2,839+ views
    NewsMax ^ | 2/22/05
    Top House Democrat Charlie Rangel said Tuesday that it was an act of discrimination to label groups like Hezbollah "Islamic terrorists." Asked about the refusal by some European governments to declare Hezbollah an Islamic terror group, Rangel told WWRL's Steve Malzberg and Karen Hunter, "To call it Islamic terror is discriminating, it's bigoted, it is not the right thing to say." Rangel even questioned whether, in fact, a worldwide Islamic terrorist movement even existed, saying, "We just take for granted that there is an Islamic terror movement because we do have some fanatic people who come from Islamic countries." The...
  • Rather Forgeries - File Complaints Against CBS Affiliates With Federal Election Commission!

    09/13/2004 2:05:13 PM PDT · by Tacis · 17 replies · 1,252+ views
    9/13/04 | Tacis
    I was just lounging around in my PJs, waiting for the med-tech to bring us geezers that afternoon meds when I realized that Rather's messages probably violated the Federal Election Commission (FEC) rules.If Rather believed that the documents were legitimate, then the "60 Minutes" episode was probably, First Amendment protected. But, I believe he knew that were forged, and that, therefore, it was protected and was, in fact, a pure political message.His subsequent defenses of the forgeries are clearly not news (and, therefore, protected) was an objective journalist would have to have first taken a "we'll check" position.The attack against...
  • Kerry - Pardoned by Carter in 1977? - Research - Rebuttal

    09/05/2004 11:13:26 AM PDT · by Tacis · 53 replies · 2,458+ views
    9/5/04 | Tacis
    In an earlier posting, I laid out my thesis that Kerry is hiding the fact that the USN court martialed him or took some action against him terminating his service under other than honorable conditions and that he was pardoned in 1977 by Jimmy Carter under Proclamation 4483. The facts are that Kerry served with distinction in Viet Nam in 1968 and 1969. There may be some quibbling about his self-promotion and whether he truly deserved the awards he received, but there is no question that his record for those months is one that any naval officer would proud of....
  • Kerry to Endorse New 'Purple Heart' Band-Aids

    08/30/2004 9:56:07 PM PDT · by Bernard Marx · 29 replies · 912+ views
    realstupidnews.com ^ | 8-30-04 | Preston Coleman
    05/06/04 NEW BRUNSWICK, New Jersey Senator John Kerry, the recipient of three Purple Hearts, has signed a contract with Johnson & Johnson to endorse a new line of band-aids. The band-aids will be small purple hearts designed to cover minor, superficial wounds like Kerry suffered as a lieutenant in the Vietnam War. "We're proud to be working with Senator Kerry," said a Johnson & Johnson spokesperson. "We plan to use actual shrapnel removed from his arm in our ad campaign to highlight the small size of our J&J Band-Aid brand Purple Heart bandages." The doctor who treated Kerry at Cam...
  • Media Questioned in Iraq Bomb Attack

    06/04/2004 5:42:31 AM PDT · by genefromjersey · 32 replies · 2,531+ views
    06/04/04 | vanity
    News the Wire Services Won't Report : MOSUL,06/03/04, via CENTCOM: Coalition troops questioned two news media cameramen and a reporter,after a roadside bomb exploded near a Coalition convoy 2 Kilometers north of Mosul on June 3. The media who were on the scene prior to the attack, told soldiers they had received a tip to be at that location prior to the attack,and they had witnessed the explosion. The blast caused minimal damage-a broken windshield-and no serious injuries. The media were asked to accompany the troops to a base camp in the Mosul area,where they provided eyewitness information: departing...
  • 'We Thought the French Were With Us' (Chirac lied - details of the Iraq backstabbing)

    04/20/2004 2:08:19 PM PDT · by Stultis · 61 replies · 581+ views
    Fox News (Special Report Transcript) ^ | 20 April 2004 | KEN TIMMERMAN interviewed by BRIT HUME
    <p>This is a partial transcript of "Special Report with Brit Hume", April 19, 2004 that has been edited for clarity.</p> <p>SEN. JOHN KERRY: I will immediately reach out to other nations in a very different way from this administration. Within weeks of being inaugurated, I will return to the U.N., and I will literally, formally rejoin the community of nations and turnover a proud new chapter in America's relationship with the world.</p>
  • The Odor of Musical Mendacity

    11/21/2003 7:12:04 PM PST · by kirkrg · 1 replies · 229+ views
    North County Times ^ | Richard Kirk
    THE ODOR OF MUSICAL MENDACITY “The powerful...odor of mendacity” was what Big Daddy detected swirling around him in Tennessee Williams’ play, “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.” The smell would knock him off his feet were he standing downwind the nattily attired legal reps who’ve pressed music industry suits against the likes of Napster. Corporate execs and their culturally-challenged “artists” are more than a little peeved that their patrons have chosen to ignore (or to interpret liberally) laws designed to protect intellectual property. Too many adolescents weaned on the moral diet provided by punksters, hip-hoppers, metal freaks, rappers, and grungees...
  • Bill Clinton Likes Paying Taxes; Warns of 'Extreme Conservatives'(MAJOR Barf Alert)

    06/25/2003 2:21:35 AM PDT · by kattracks · 131 replies · 695+ views
    CNSNews.com ^ | 6/25/03 | Marc Morano
    Chicago (CNSNews.com) - Former President Bill Clinton said "extreme conservatives" are in now in control of the White House, Congress, much of the federal judiciary system, and a growing share of the media. Clinton made the remarks during a keynote address to Jesse Jackson's 32nd annual Rainbow/PUSH Coalition Conference in Chicago on Tuesday. Clinton warned the crowd of Jackson supporters to never stoop to the "demoniz[ing] tactics of right-wing talk-show hosts." "Let us never demonize or give up on those who disagree with us. We don't want to become like the right-wing talk-show hosts, hammering our adversaries into cartoon characters...
  • Clinton says gains made under him being erased

    06/25/2003 9:01:34 AM PDT · by bedolido · 88 replies · 383+ views
    Chicago Sun-Times ^ | 06/25/03 | COURTNEY K. WADE
    Former President Bill Clinton on Tuesday pointed his finger at the Bush administration, saying it is erasing accomplishments that he worked hard to achieve. Clinton said the United States cannot be strong abroad, a reference to the war on terrorism, and weak or divided at home over social issues. "Terror cannot defeat us," he said at the 32nd annual Rainbow/ PUSH Coalition Convention. "We can hurt ourselves by responding to the threat of terror in a way that compromises the character of this country and the future of our children." Although Clinton began several sentences with the phrase, "When I...
  • Whose View will Clinton Museum Represent?

    06/23/2003 1:01:46 PM PDT · by mountaineer · 67 replies · 411+ views
    CNN ^ | June 23, 2003 | AP
    <p>LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas (AP) -- The world's largest museum design firm promises its work on the Clinton Presidential Library will strike a balance between entertainment and education, between the former president's feats and failures.</p> <p>Award-winning designer Ralph Appelbaum said he wants to create a museum that touts Clinton as a visionary whose policies and leadership defined a generation.</p>
  • Waggy Dog Stories (Get the big bucket barf alert!!)

    05/30/2003 7:16:01 AM PDT · by Jimmyclyde · 6 replies · 167+ views
    The paper that makes up news and lies. ^ | May 30, 2003 | PAUL KRUGMAN
    May 30, 2003 Waggy Dog Stories By PAUL KRUGMAN An administration hypes the threat posed by a foreign power. It talks of links to Islamic fundamentalist terrorism; it warns about a nuclear weapons program. The news media play along, and the country is swept up in war fever. The war drives everything else — including scandals involving administration officials — from the public's consciousness. The 1997 movie "Wag the Dog" had quite a plot. Although the movie's title has entered the language, I don't know how many people have watched it lately. Read the screenplay. If you don't think it...
  • Ex-prez won't leave the stage

    05/30/2003 7:47:21 AM PDT · by presidio9 · 66 replies · 563+ views
    the Boston Herald ^ | Friday, May 30, 2003 | Rachelle G. Cohen
    Half the people came to worship Bill Clinton. The other half came to see if the old guy really still ``had the juice'' and the former president, who always seems to crave adulation, needed to win them all over. And he's good, dammit, really good. Who else could make eye contact with several hundred people for a couple of hours during a speech and ``conversation'' at the John F. Kennedy Library Wednesday. ``It's amazing how he does that,'' said one young woman. ``I would swear he was looking right at me.'' He was lean (what, are there no McDonald's in...
  • Shocking: Clinton's Editor Questions Memoir's Credibility: "Did you make half of that stuff up?"

    05/26/2003 9:58:47 AM PDT · by rs79bm · 76 replies · 462+ views
    An editor working on ex-President Bill Clinton's memoirs has raised questions about the veracity of his account after reading the book's first draft. "Did you make half of that stuff up?" the editor asked, according to Clinton's own admission during a ceremony at his Little Rock presidential library on Friday. In little-noticed comments covered by the Associated Press, the ex-president revealed the unnamed editor's skepticism, saying, "When I first showed my editor the drafts of my memoirs, he said, 'Boy you've got a lot in here about Arkansas.' "And I said, 'Well read it before you cut it out.'" Then...
  • Clinton signs library's last beam into place [Barf Alert - Clinton writing a cookbook]

    05/24/2003 8:28:19 AM PDT · by HAL9000 · 38 replies · 431+ views
    Arkansas Democrat-Gazette ^ | May 24, 2003 | ANDREW DEMILLO
    It has taken two weeks, 402 fine-tip markers and a college student with a bad case of writer's cramp to sign the names of more than 5,000 donors onto the white beam. Armed with a new Sharpie and surrounded by workers building the multimillion-dollar presidential library that the beam is a part of, Bill Clinton made the marker count 403. More than 3,000 people cheered Friday as the former president signed his name to the beam that completes the skeleton of his presidential library in Little Rock. The Starship rock song "We Built This City" played from a speaker...
  • BJ CLinton: "I had lots of screwy things happen to me"!! ON CSPAN2 Now

    05/23/2003 9:03:09 PM PDT · by nwrep · 244 replies · 915+ views
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    Speaking at U of Arkansas
  • Thank Bill Clinton for a speedy victory in Iraq (Boston Globe, extra chunky hurl alert!!!)

    05/13/2003 2:27:09 PM PDT · by Jimmyclyde · 88 replies · 346+ views
    Boston Globe ^ | May 13,2003 | Lawrence J. Korb
    <p>WHILE IT is understandable that President George W. Bush and his secretary of defense are receiving plaudits for the relatively swift military victory in Iraq, the fact of the matter is that most of the credit for the successful military operation should go to the Clinton administration.</p>
  • ZOT! Why are you all so scared of Michael Moore's upcomming movie?

    05/13/2003 11:48:42 AM PDT · by sisnairos · 76 replies · 354+ views
    5/13/03 | sisnairos
    What I do not understand is why you all need to "freep" Disney in order to try and stop Moore's video about the connection between Bush and bin Laden. If the video and Moore are such a joke and full of lies like you say, then why are you all so nervous about its release? And what difference does it make if it is to be released just prior to the election if Bush and his cronies have nothing to hide? My only complaint about Moore's video is that it is not covering the right topic. It should be a...
  • BOWLING FOR COLUMBINEDocumentary or Fiction?

    03/24/2003 2:48:01 AM PST · by Gunsmith · 27 replies · 449+ views
    C'mon Mike, You got caught. As we will see below, the event is all too illustrative of Moore's approach. In producing a supposed "documentary," Moore simply changes facts when they don't suit his theme. The viewer cannot count on what he sees, or is told, having any relation to facts. Whenever Moore desires, facts will be manufactured in the editing booth. 2. NRA and the Reaction To Tragedy. The dominant theme in Bowling (and certainly the theme that has attracted most reviewers) is that NRA is callous toward slayings. The theme begins early in the film, and forms its ending,...