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  • The African Connection:Rep. Jefferson and Joe Wilson

    07/25/2006 8:44:51 AM PDT · by the Real fifi · 72 replies · 2,731+ views
    The American Thinker ^ | 7/25/06 | Clarice Feldman
    The documents seized in the FBI raid on the offices of Rep. William Jefferson (D-LA) remain unread by Justice Department investigators, pending a federal Appeals Court ruling scheduled for August 27. [snip] But we already know a bit about the charges and some of the alleged partners of Congressman Jefferson. Two people have pleaded guilty to bribing him.
  • Monmouth Boy Scouts Council to Charge Annual Fee of $52

    01/23/2006 3:56:02 PM PST · by Coleus · 49 replies · 592+ views
    WINS ^ | 01.23.06
    Monmouth Boy Scouts to Charge Annual Fee(MARLBORO, N.J.) The Monmouth Council of Boy Scouts will start charging a $52 annual membership fee, beginning March 15. Previously, parents paid a one-time registration fee. The group says it needs the money to help erase more than $1 million in debt that was caused by expenses and professional fees. The group also is asking parents to match the fee with a voluntary donation. Families with more than one Boy Scout will get a 25 percent discount on each additional child. Membership in the Scouts has been on the decline in recent years. Monmouth...
  • George Galloway Hears The Dinner Triangle Again

    11/27/2005 9:28:33 AM PST · by Kitten Festival · 2 replies · 508+ views
    Babalu Blog ^ | Nov. 27, 1005 | A.M. Mora y Leon
    George Galloway, the repulsive, treasonous British MP who was on Saddam Hussein's payroll for years, pocketing Saddam's oil-for-food money and acting as his apologist in UK parliament - has just heard the dinner triangle again. Just as Venezuelan dictator Hugo Chavez has come out with pork-barrel cheap oil for the states, via Citgo, showing how oil can be delivered for the benefit of Congressmen like Bill Delahunt and Jose Serrano, out pops George Galloway, lining up behind them to see Santa Chavez. Galloway has decided to sing for his supper first, by coming out with a statement in support of...
  • Indians breaking class barriers in UK

    11/14/2005 7:52:27 AM PST · by CarrotAndStick · 8 replies · 977+ views
    The Times of India ^ | Monday, November 14, 2005 09:07:16 pm | The Times of India
    LONDON: Second-generation Indian immigrants are breaking their adopted country's class barriers with consistent ease and steaming ahead of much of white, black and brown Britain, new research has found. The research, which tracked 140,000 children born in England and Wales over a 30-year period, found that a massive 56 per cent second-generation Indians sailed over class barriers and went into professional or managerial posts, compared with just per cent of white children. In a further breakdown of what it called the "Indian success story", the study added that Being Hindu or Jewish enhanced the probability of a professional/managerial class outcome,...
  • Forbes' 400 richest Americans

    09/24/2005 9:32:32 AM PDT · by LdSentinal · 91 replies · 2,226+ views
    The 400 richest Americans, including U.S. citizens now living abroad, as compiled by Forbes magazine. Following each name is the person's age were available, net worth, hometown and source of wealth. Where more than one name is listed under a number, there is a tie. 1. Gates, William Henry III, 49, $51 billion, Medina, Wash. 2. Buffett, Warren Edward, 75, $40 billion, Omaha, Neb., Berkshire Hathaway 3. Allen, Paul Gardner, 52, $22.5 billion, Seattle, Microsoft, investments 4. Dell, Michael, 40, $18 billion, Austin, Texas, Dell 5. Ellison, Lawrence Joseph, 61, $17 billion, Silicon Valley, Calif., Oracle 6. Walton, Christy, 50,...
  • Tax oddities among U.S.-based Chavez groups

    03/06/2005 4:11:41 AM PST · by Kitten Festival · 193+ views
    The American Thinker ^ | March 5, 2005 | A.M. Mora y Leon
    Blogger Alek Boyd keeps a close eye on Venezuela's pro-Chavez propaganda groups actively operating in the U.S. He asks questions about their many claims and does his research. Today he's got a scoop on one of them, the loathesome Eva Golinger group called 'Venezuela Solidarity Committee' which, along with her 'VenezuelaFOIA' cooks up information about the CIA just doing its job into hysterical claims about its omnipotence. Naturally, the Associated Press and New York Times buy into this tabloid-quality tripe, but most responsible news organizations, including even Reuters, steer clear of this crew. Alek has learned that Eva Golinger's Venezuela...
  • Venezuela : Eva Golinger's fraudulent claims

    03/04/2005 9:29:29 PM PST · by Kitten Festival · 6 replies · 644+ views
    VCrisis.com ^ | March 4, 2005 | Aleksander Boyd
    Caracas 05.03.05 | Eva Golinger the "...attorney leading the investigation of the CIA and the US Government involvement in the coup and in the ongoing destabilization campaign in Venezuela..." [1] appears as the registrar of a legal entity (DOMESTIC NOT-FOR-PROFIT CORPORATION ) called "Venezuela Solidarity Committee" [2]. Golinger's findings about the aforesaid investigation have been posted in a website registered, according to WHOIS, by journalist Jeremy Bigwood called Venezuelafoia.info. On 07 May 2004 Golinger sent an email with the following remarks: I do have a non-profit organization, established legally under the laws of New York State, but it has never...
  • UN Moves to Guard Against Tsunami Aid Corruption

    01/10/2005 10:07:56 PM PST · by Kitten Festival · 11 replies · 463+ views
    Reuters ^ | Jan. 11, 2005 | Irwin Arieff
    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations is adopting new steps in its global tsunami-relief campaign to guard against improprieties like those alleged in the oil-for-food program for Iraq, U.N. officials said Monday
  • CA: State auditor paints damaging picture of Shelley's use of funds (ShmelleyGate)

    01/10/2005 9:43:28 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 9 replies · 512+ views
    Monterey Herald ^ | 1/10/05 | AP - Sacramento
    SACRAMENTO - Secretary of State Kevin Shelley bent rules, missed deadlines and failed to do proper paperwork as he spent millions of dollars in federal election money, state Auditor Elaine Howle told a legislative committee conducting its first hearing Monday to investigate the embattled state elections official. Howle meticulously told the Joint Legislative Audit Committee that Shelley's management failures, which also included the questionable use of federal money, added up to "disregard for proper controls and poor oversight" of money given California to modernize its voting systems. But a representative of Shelley's office testified under oath that much of the...
  • And when the great wave fell back, the UN stood revealed, Notably Useless

    01/02/2005 4:26:03 PM PST · by saquin · 30 replies · 1,916+ views
    The Times (UK) ^ | 1/3/05 | Tim Hames
    ADLAI STEVENSON once argued that a politician is a statesman who “approaches every question with an open mouth”. If the performance of Jan Egeland, of the UN’s Office for the Co-ordination of Humanitarian Affairs, is an indication, the same is true of those paid by the United Nations. A week ago, despite just one day having passed since the Asian tsunami, with the reported death toll one tenth of what it is now believed to be, and ignoring the fact that public holidays are never the easiest times to start organising an aid effort, Mr Egeland saw fit to dismiss...
  • United Nations: US Stingy; UN Corrupt (Right in the Chops, this one!)

    12/28/2004 8:41:59 PM PST · by CHARLITE · 20 replies · 1,403+ views
    OPINION EDITORIALS.COM ^ | DECEMBER 28, 2004 | STEVE YUHAS
    I only have access to a few English language television stations while I am visiting Israel: BBC News and CNN International. Every quarter hour they recap the top stories. Today’s big story (after the non-stop images of a tidal wave taking out resorts frequented by Europeans and few Americans) is the comment of U.N. Undersecretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs Jan Egeland who said that western nations, particularly the United States, were being stingy with their aid packages offered for victims of the disaster. Without putting into context the fact that the United States provides more funding to the UN than any...
  • 10,000 Reward!

    09/11/2004 7:29:44 AM PDT · by bikepacker67 · 16 replies · 1,319+ views
    First of all, thanks to the five people who have each pledged $100 a piece in addition to my $10,000 offering. Therefore, anyone who can reasonably recreate the CBS memos on equipment available in early 1972 will be receiving at least $10,500.
  • CNN-Bush will ask for 100 BIllion for new war [Previewed comments]

    03/17/2003 4:48:09 PM PST · by ewing · 17 replies · 196+ views
    CNN ^ | March 17, 2003 | Wolf Blitzed
    that is all, no more details provided
  • Edwards heading to California for cash

    03/14/2003 3:00:58 PM PST · by Libloather · 8 replies · 290+ views
    News & Record ^ | 3/14/03 | ERIC DYER
    Edwards heading to Calif. for cash 3-14-03 By ERIC DYER, Staff Writer News & Record Presidential hopeful John Edwards heads west this weekend to campaign in California, a state crucial to Democrats' being able to take back the White House in 2004. Money and message will dominate the itinerary of North Carolina's senior U.S. senator. His schedule includes a pair of private fund-raisers and an appearance before political activists as they size up a half-dozen of the candidates who want to be president. An estimated 2,500 people are expected to assemble today in Sacramento for the California Democratic Party annual...