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  • Mom describes nightmare of Marine's incarceration (Charges Navy w/inhumane treatment - Pendleton 8)

    09/08/2006 10:27:10 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 77 replies · 984+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | 9/7/06 | Joseph Farah
    The mother of a Marine corporal charged with the murder of an Iraqi along with seven other servicemen says Navy prosecutors are trying to frame the "Pendleton 8" – denying them access to evidence, attempting to coerce confessions and treating them more harshly than terrorist prisoners in Guantanamo Bay. Leanne Magincalda, mother of Cpl. Marshall Magincalda, blamed leaks by Rep. John Murtha, D-Pa., for creating a climate of witch-hunt hysteria surrounding the case, leading to isolation and harassment of the incarcerated soldiers. She told WND the parents of the eight have seen most of the evidence against their sons, and...
  • Bring on John McCain

    08/13/2006 4:00:50 PM PDT · by Pokey78 · 20 replies · 642+ views
    The Times (U.K.) ^ | 08/14/06 | William Rees-Mogg
    The charismatic war hero who is not afraid to criticise Bush could be just the man for the Republicans NED LAMONT, the winner of the Democratic primary for the Senate in Connecticut, is a lucky man. He has both old and new money; his great-grandfather was a partner in J. P. Morgan’s bank when it was still the most powerful private bank in the world. He has made fortunes in asset management and communications. In his filing, he states modestly that his net worth is between $50 million (£28 million) and $300 million. He was able to outspend Joseph Lieberman,...
  • Blueprint for Democrats: Deceive and Conquer-the unwritten partnership between Soros and Hillary

    08/11/2006 6:19:26 AM PDT · by SJackson · 10 replies · 1,002+ views
    FrontPageMagazine.com ^ | August 11, 2006 | Bernard Chapin
    David Horowitz and Richard Poe expose the unwritten partnership between Soros and Hillary. The Shadow Party: How George Soros, Hillary Clinton, and Sixties Radicals Seized Control of the Democratic Party by David Horowitz & Richard Poe Nelson Current (August 2006) Hdbk., 304 pgs To condemn as false the entirety of the Left’s attacks on their opponents, the past, our culture, and capitalism is to somewhat overstate the case as, amid the sweltering cauldron of fabrication which so often is their argumentation, a few gray areas exist wherein the rhetoric is more true than false. Perhaps the best example of one...
  • Democrats set an agenda they can agree on (neat phrases with nothing behind them)

    08/04/2006 5:15:52 AM PDT · by teddyballgame · 19 replies · 608+ views
    Boston Globe ^ | 8/4/06 | Rick Klein
    WASHINGTON -- Democrats are poised to fan out across the country today to tout their ``Six for '06" agenda -- a series of easily digestible policy proposals that party leaders hope will help them shed their reputation for diluting their positions with maddening complexity and nuance. Taking inspiration from the Republicans' 1994 ``Contract With America," Democrats have reduced their policy proposals to a series of short, pithy promises that challengers can offer as the party's vision in an election they want to be determined by national trend lines and issues. ``People want to know what we stand for, but they...
  • Democrats Dream, Everyone Else Pays

    08/02/2006 5:39:41 PM PDT · by Connie Servative · 3 replies · 326+ views
    Intellectual Conservative ^ | August 2, 2006 | Carol Turoff
    August 2, 2006 Democrats Dream, Everyone Else Pays By Carol Turoff The Democrats "American Dream Initiative" is based on the old carrot-and-stick trick. Dangle other people's money in an attempt to purchase votes and win back Congress. Sen. Hillary Clinton (D-NY) has come up with a sure-fire idea to reclaim the White House in 2008. Buy it! "Americans are earning less while the costs of a middle-class life have soared," Clinton shouted into the microphone at a meeting of the Democratic Leadership Council, as she introduced the group's "American Dream Initiative." The centerpiece of the proposal includes a $500 "Baby...
  • GOP robs the poor, gives to wealthy!

    08/02/2006 8:06:55 AM PDT · by LM_Guy · 45 replies · 992+ views
    Azstarnet.com ^ | 08/02/2006 | Sens. Edward M. Kennedy and Hillary Clinton
    Republicans in Congress are playing a cynical game of politics with the lives of millions of hard-working Americans by attaching a long overdue raise in the minimum wage to fiscally irresponsible tax cuts for the wealthiest Americans. President Bush doesn't support an increase in the minimum wage either, and his recent comments on the prosperity of our economy reveal how deeply out of touch his administration is with the lives of working Americans. While the president and the Republican leadership in Congress are promoting more and more tax giveaways for a small number of wealthy Americans that will only increase...
  • SAUNDERS: Dems' dream: Something for nothing

    07/30/2006 8:49:27 AM PDT · by SmithL · 20 replies · 971+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 7/30/6 | Debra J. Saunders
    THE CENTER-left Democratic Leadership Council has figured out rightly that the American middle class feels it is too low on the Bush totem pole, so the DLC has devised an American Dream Initiative that promises to relieve the middle class in ways that would never occur to the Bushies -- while helping to elect more Democrats. On the politics, the American Dream Initiative is brilliant. The Bushies clearly don't understand how it looks to the heartland when the administration tries to get rid of half of the IRS auditors who investigate inheritance tax returns. Bush's signing of the bankruptcy bill...
  • Democrats map out election plan - "A New Direction for America"

    07/26/2006 5:44:51 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 62 replies · 1,208+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 7/26/06 | Liz Sidoti - ap
    WASHINGTON - Democrats plan to press for a minimum wage increase and "tough, smart" national security in their final push to wrest power from the Republicans in the November elections. House and Senate Democrats will hold a joint meeting on Thursday to discuss events planned for the 100 days leading up to midterm congressional elections and lay out their party agenda, called "A New Direction for America." It's a compilation of positions the party has staked out over the past few months on income, national security, energy, education, health care and retirement accounts. "We're going across the country to make...
  • Democrats reach out to middle class

    07/25/2006 12:40:00 PM PDT · by beaversmom · 32 replies · 764+ views
    Union Tribune ^ | July 25, 2006 | George E. Condon Jr.
    DENVER – Moderate Democrats trying to get back into a debate now dominated by liberals offered yesterday what they hope is a centrist path back to the White House, showcasing potential presidential candidates and unveiling a Hillary Clinton-produced “American Dream Initiative” designed to appeal to the middle class. Hillary Clinton The occasion was the annual meeting of the Democratic Leadership Council, a centrist group that propelled Bill Clinton to the presidency and has been long favored by the party's officeholders from states that lean Republican. The backdrop for the summer session was the growing pressure from the left to make...
  • Clinton, Democrats test new campaign message (w. "caption Hillary" pix)

    07/25/2006 10:13:57 AM PDT · by FairOpinion · 81 replies · 2,309+ views
    Concord Monitor ^ | July 25, 2006 | Mark Z. Barabak
    Centrist Democrats, led by Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton of New York, yesterday unveiled a policy manifesto to win back Congress and the White House and distance the party from its clamorous left wing. Highlights included proposals to make college tuition and home buying more accessible, expand the availability of health care, and provide greater retirement security, all leavened with a smidgen of Bush-bashing. The war in Iraq, the fulcrum for angry splits between liberals and centrists in several races nationwide, was scarcely mentioned. Proposals included directing more federal money to states to lower the costs of college, expanding the home-mortgage...
  • Democratic Candidates Assail Bush(Hillary And Potential 2008 Rivals Criticize Administration)

    07/24/2006 6:18:51 PM PDT · by bitt · 25 replies · 632+ views
    AP, CB-S news ^ | July 24, 2006 | AP
    Testing lines for 2008, Democrats with presidential ambitions accused President Bush and the Republicans of making a mess of the economy and Iraq while arguing that Democrats offer the best hope for a rising middle class that's preferred the GOP. "They're not taking care of America. They're bankrupting our country and failing to address the problems," Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, D-N.Y., said Monday, citing skyrocketing gas, college and health care costs. Speaking to the Democratic Leadership Council, a centrist think tank, she and three other yet-declared presidential candidates argued that Republicans have ignored the very people who make up much...
  • Democrats pin hope on ‘American dream’[Initiative on winning back power in Washington]

    07/24/2006 7:37:56 AM PDT · by Hadean · 37 replies · 953+ views
    MSNBC ^ | 7-24-2006
    DENVER - Moderate Democrats think they have the key to winning back power in Washington and across the country - a package of economic proposals aimed at giving every American a shot at reaching the middle class. "We thought it was important and necessary to rekindle the American dream," said Gov. Tom Vilsack of Iowa, a potential 2008 presidential candidate and the chairman of the Democratic Leadership Council, a centrist think tank. [snip] The centrist organization, best known for helping Bill Clinton secure the White House in 1992, was to unveil Monday its "American Dream Initiative," which lays out policies...
  • Hillary Clinton: "It's the American dream, stupid"

    07/24/2006 4:25:10 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 51 replies · 1,329+ views
    Reuters ^ | 7/24/06 | John Whitesides
    DENVER (Reuters) - New York Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, a possible White House contender in 2008, said on Monday the Bush administration had hurt working Americans and Democrats must offer new ideas to strengthen the middle class. "Americans are earning less while the costs of a middle-class life have soared," Clinton told the centrist Democratic Leadership Council, a group that aided her husband Bill Clinton's rise to the presidency in 1992 but has clashed in recent years with the party's more liberal wing. "A lot of Americans can't work any harder, borrow any more or save any less," she said...
  • Will Hillary's "Dream" Get Left Behind?

    07/24/2006 2:11:37 PM PDT · by wouldntbprudent · 24 replies · 654+ views
    Time.com ^ | July 24, 2006 | KAREN TUMULTY
    Hillary Rodham Clinton is not at her best when she is being compared to her husband. So you have to wonder why she invites it. Monday found her in Denver at the annual meeting of the centrist Democratic Leadership Council, unveiling what the DLC calls "The American Dream Initiative." It is a project that she has led for a year, and that could help form an agenda for her own bid for the White House — if, that is, she decides to run. [snip] They are variations on many of the programs that were hallmarks of Bill Clinton's presidency. But...
  • CA: CRIMINAL NEGLECT - Years of indifference turned Chino prison dream into nightmare (Pt. 1 of 4)

    07/23/2006 9:13:20 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 2 replies · 765+ views
    Daily Bulletin ^ | 7/23/06 | Mason Stockstill
    When Officer Manuel Gonzalez was stabbed to death Jan. 10, 2005, the inmate suspected in the killing was out of his cell – in violation of standing orders at the prison. Gonzalez, a veteran officer at the California Institution for Men in Chino, also wasn’t wearing his protective "stab-resistant" vest. That’s because it, and hundreds more like it, were in storage and had never been distributed. The killing came a year and a half after prison laundry employee Karen Gossom claims she was sexually assaulted by her supervisor while at work. An Internal Affairs investigation sustained the allegations, and Gossom...
  • Nightmare On Downing Street (UK)

    05/05/2006 5:41:32 PM PDT · by blam · 8 replies · 462+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 5-6-2006 | George Jones
    Nightmare on Downing Street By George Jones (Filed: 06/05/2006) Tony Blair carried out his biggest and most brutal Cabinet reshuffle yesterday as he attempted to shore up his position after one of the worst ever local election performances in Labour's history. He signalled his determination to remain in Downing Street by promoting trusted and loyal ministers, sacking Charles Clarke, the Home Secretary, and demoting six ministers, including Jack Straw and the disgraced John Prescott. It was a defiant rebuff for supporters of Gordon Brown who stepped up their demands for Mr Blair to quit after Labour was relegated to third...
  • Nightmare On High St (UK)

    02/16/2006 6:28:23 PM PST · by blam · 2 replies · 289+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 2-17-2006 | Edmund Conway
    Nightmare on High St By Edmund Conway, Economics Editor (Filed: 17/02/2006) High street stores have suffered their worst start to the year since records were first kept in 1945. Figures issued by the Government yesterday showed that retail sales crumbled last month - the latest evidence that many families have been crippled by record debt. Kingfisher: Down nine per cent in the final quarter of 2005 Experts said that the collapse in retail spending could cause a serious slowdown in the overall economy this year, potentially causing further bankruptcies and a rise in unemployment. Figures from the Office for National...
  • Darwin's Nightmare: Toxic Toad Evolves To Secure Supremacy

    02/15/2006 1:27:20 PM PST · by blam · 8 replies · 364+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | 2-15-2006
    Darwin's nightmare: Toxic toad evolves to secure supremacy Wednesday February 15, 07:13 PM PARIS (AFP) - He's fat, ugly and poisonous -- and he's mutating. He's the cane toad (Bufo marinus), a species which was introduced into the Australian state of Queensland 70 years ago to tackle insect pests in canefields and has since become an ecological catastrophe. Weighing in at to up two kilos (4.4 pounds), the unwanted anuran has extended its range to more than a million square kilometers (386,000 square miles) in tropical and sub-tropical Australia, crushing native species in its relentless A team of University of...
  • Frist calls Alito Democrats' "nightmare"

    01/20/2006 6:19:56 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 97 replies · 2,096+ views
    Reuters on Yahoo ^ | 1/20/06 | Richard Cowan
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist told Republican Party activists on Friday night that U.S. Supreme Court nominee Samuel Alito was the "worst nightmare of liberal Democrats." Frist, a Tennessee Republican, made the remark to fellow Republicans during a private tour he gave them of the Senate chamber when the Senate was not in session. Frist was not available for comment following his remarks. Asked about the senator's remark, Frist spokesman Bob Stevenson said that Alito "is a thoughtful mainstream conservative jurist who is well respected by his peers, by Democrats and Republicans alike." Stevenson added, "There are...
  • Stem cell experts seek rabbit-human embryo

    01/12/2006 9:48:47 PM PST · by Dichroic · 17 replies · 530+ views
    The Guardian ^ | 01/13/06 | Ian Sample
    British scientists are seeking permission to create hybrid embryos in the lab by fusing human cells with rabbit eggs. If granted consent, the team will use the embryos to produce stem cells that carry genetic defects, in the hope that studying them will help understand the complex mechanisms behind incurable human diseases. The proposal drew strong criticism from opponents to embryo research who yesterday challenged the ethics of the research and branded the work repugnant. Plans for the experiments have been put forward by Professor Chris Shaw, a neurologist and expert in motor neurone disease at King's College London, and...