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  • Newsweek’s Evan Thomas rips Obama speech: ‘He was being a God [expletive] Democrat!’

    07/03/2011 9:55:04 AM PDT · by markomalley · 45 replies
    A Mark Halperin misstep this is not, but Newsweek magazine columnist Evan Thomas had some pretty strong words for President Barack Obama Friday. On “Inside Washington,” host Gordon Peterson asked his panel to suggest a way to overcome the current impasse and get Congress and the White House moving on a budget deal. Thomas offered up a solution, but also expressed his frustration with Obama. “Yeah, because it’s happened before – Obama has got to be President of the United States,” Thomas said. “He has to be two things. He has to make a public case of how bad is...
  • No Slingshots at Scene of Tiger Attack

    01/04/2008 5:08:06 AM PST · by Mr. Brightside · 61 replies · 48+ views
    ABC News ^ | 1/4/08
    No Slingshots at Scene of Tiger Attack Jan. 2, 2008 Police today flatly denied a report that the three victims of the Christmas Day tiger mauling at the San Francisco Zoo were carrying slingshots on the day of the attack, which claimed the life of a 17-year-old zoo visitor. The denial follows a report that appeared in the New York Post and cited an unnamed police source who made the slingshot claim about Carlos Sousa Jr. and brothers Paul and Kulbir Dhaliwal. Sousa was killed in the attack.
  • Stripper tells police customer assaulted her

    08/02/2003 1:20:50 PM PDT · by SamKeck · 40 replies · 530+ views
    The Jackson (MI) Citizen Patriot ^ | Saturday, August 2, 2003 | Larry O'Connor and Brian Wheeler
    The stripper accused of squirting breast milk into a patron's face at a downtown club plans to pursue sexual-assault charges, adding a twist to the already-bizarre case. The Jackson woman denied the customer's account of the widely publicized July 25 incident at The School House and said the man grabbed her breast, according to the police report, obtained Friday through a Freedom of Information Act request. "This is a problem you get into with these types of incidents," Jackson Deputy Police Chief Matt Heins said. "You have the victim's story and you have the suspect's story. "It comes down to...
  • A news leak of historic stature/ Constitution copy now at Montpelier

    05/16/2003 9:19:32 AM PDT · by putupon · 6 replies · 260+ views
    Richmond Times Dispatch ^ | May 16, 2003 | KIRAN KRISHNAMURTHY
    <p>Someone leaked the Constitution.</p> <p>In the spring of 1787, James Madison and other delegates attending the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia swore an oath of secrecy, pledging not to immediately divulge the contents of the new framework for the young nation.</p>