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  • Soviet defector's trove of KGB secrets released

    07/06/2014 10:27:20 PM PDT · by WhiskeyX · 33 replies
    FoxNews ^ | July 06, 2014 | Associated Press
    CAMBRIDGE, England – The papers spent years hidden in a milk churn beneath a Russian dacha and read like an encyclopedia of Cold War espionage. Original documents from one of the biggest intelligence leaks in history — a who's who of Soviet spying — were released Monday after being held in secret for two decades.
  • Woman claims Texans RB Arian Foster is pressuring her to abort his baby

    01/14/2014 12:13:12 PM PST · by thetallguy24 · 39 replies
    KHOU 11 News ^ | 01/13/14 | Jeremy Rogalski
    HOUSTON – A Houston woman who says she is pregnant with Arian Foster’s baby is taking the Texans running back to court. Brittany Norwood, a 20-year-old University of Houston senior, says Foster has been pressuring her to get an abortion. Norwood claims she didn’t know Foster was married with children when she had sex with him last summer. She said they were first intimate at Hotel ZaZa where Foster was staying during training camp. Norwood said they also spent a week together in California in November while Foster was recovering from back surgery. Norwood sold photos of them together in...
  • Take the ICC and exit at Norwood — where?

    01/07/2012 8:28:48 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 12 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | January 6, 2012 | Katherine Shaver
    Drivers leaving the newly opened Intercounty Connector at Exit 10 for Layhill Road have a choice listed on the big, green overhead sign: They can head south onto Layhill to go to Glenmont or travel north to go to Norwood. Norwood? “Anybody who’s lived here any length of time would say, ‘Norwood? Where’s Norwood?’ ” said Elizabeth Hartge, a lifelong resident of the area whose great-great-grandfather built the family homestead in 1855. Even local history buffs are stumped. “I wouldn’t know to call it Norwood,” said Cathy Case, interim director at the nearby Sandy Spring Museum and a resident of the...
  • Election Board Certifies Winner in Atlanta Mayor Race (provisional ballot/stolen election?)

    12/05/2009 7:11:48 PM PST · by Recovering_Democrat · 7 replies · 1,225+ views
    Fox ^ | 12/5/09
    The Fulton County Board of Elections has certified election results that make former state Sen. Kasim Reed Atlanta's mayor-elect. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that the board certified Tuesday's election result at about 12:25 p.m. Saturday, officially declaring Reed the winner. With 84,383 votes cast, Reed beat city councilwoman Mary Norwood by 715 votes, or 0.84 percent. State law says a candidate who loses by less than 1 percent of the vote can request a recount.
  • Reed edges out Norwood in Atlanta mayoral race, recount possible (758 votes)

    12/02/2009 5:37:34 AM PST · by PghBaldy · 15 replies · 1,197+ views
    Examiner ^ | December 2 | Todd DeFeo
    ATLANTA – Former state Sen. Kasim Reed appears to have edged out Councilwoman Mary Norwood in a hotly-contested race for Atlanta mayor. But, Norwood did not concede and could still call for a recount as Reed appears to have won by 758 votes. According to the Fulton County elections Web site, Reed garnered 41,901 votes to Norwood’s 41,143 votes. Reed and Norwood faced off in Tuesday’s runoff election after neither candidate received 50 percent of the vote during the Nov. 3 election.
  • Atlanta: The Post-Racial Memo

    08/30/2009 8:30:29 AM PDT · by bocopar · 7 replies · 590+ views
    Bob Parks: Black & Right ^ | 8/30/09 | Bob Parks
    While America is supposedly now "post-racial", the city of Atlanta has a way to go to catch up. It would appear a "memo" has surfaced, advising the black community to unite behind one black mayoral candidate. Again, imagine the "stupidly" judgment indictments had this been the other way around.
  • Republican U.S. Rep. Charlie Norwood Has Died

    02/13/2007 11:05:48 AM PST · by West Coast Conservative · 100 replies · 6,280+ views
    CNN ^ | February 13, 2007
    Republican U.S. Rep. Charlie Norwood of Georgia has died after a long battle with cancer, his office announced today. He was 65.
  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 21 May 2006

    05/21/2006 4:28:24 AM PDT · by Alas Babylon! · 965 replies · 13,660+ views
    Various big media television networks ^ | 21 May 2006 | Various Self-Serving Politicians and Big Media Screaming Faces
    The Talk Shows Sunday, May 21st, 2006 Guests to be interviewed today on major television talk shows: FOX NEWS SUNDAY (Fox Network): Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice; Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz.MEET THE PRESS (NBC): Rice; Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C.; and Rep. Charles Norwood, R-Ga. FACE THE NATION (CBS): Attorney General Alberto Gonzales; Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif.; and Rep. James Sensenbrenner, R-Wis. THIS WEEK (ABC): Gonzales; former Sen. John Edwards, D-N.C.; "America's Most Wanted" host John Walsh. LATE EDITION (CNN) : Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert; Australian Prime Minister John Howard; Sens. Chuck Hagel, R-Neb., and Ron Wyden, D-Ore.; Zalmay Khalilzad,...
  • OUR NEW 51ST STATE

    02/22/2006 2:05:15 PM PST · by Rick_Michael · 30 replies · 1,778+ views
    Sen. Charlie Norwood (R-GA) commented on illegal immigration: The SPEAKER pro tempore. Under a previous order of the House, the gentleman from Georgia (Mr. Norwood) is recognized for 5 minutes. Mr. NORWOOD. Mr. Speaker, there was a very subtle illegal guestworker plan stuck in the budget the administration just submitted to Congress.That budget calls for the United States to allow over one million new illegal immigrants to infiltrate our borders during 2007. As a matter of fact, last year's budget is allowing one million illegal aliens to enter this year as well. That is how many immigrants enter our country...
  • British woman who gave Soviets nuclear secrets dies at 93

    06/28/2005 12:32:48 PM PDT · by Borges · 49 replies · 1,789+ views
    Yahoo - AP ^ | 6/28/05
    LONDON (AFP) - Melita Norwood, who passed on secrets to the Soviet Union believed to have helped them speed up development of the atomic bomb, died earlier this month at the age of 93, her daughter said. Anita Ferguson said her mother died on June 2 but declined to comment further. Described as the most important British female agent recruited by the KGB intelligence service, Norwood spied under the codename "Hola" and passed British nuclear secrets to the Soviet Union in the years after World War II. Norwood's activities were finally exposed when KGB archivist Vasili Mitrokhin defected to Britain...
  • Committee Plans memorial for Pflugerville's fallen

    02/18/2005 3:15:59 PM PST · by Claytay · 12 replies · 587+ views
    The Pflugerville Flag | 2/10/2005 | Kathy Ellis
    During the Feb.2 State of the Union Address, President Bush acknowledged Pflugerville resident's William and Janet Norwood whose son, Marine Sergeant Byron Norwood, was killed in action last year in Fallujah, Iraq. The lost of Sgt. Norwood deeply touched members of the Pflugerville community and more than 1,000 friends and family of Sgt. Norwood attended services honoring him at the Pflugerville High School Fine Arts Center. Late last year a group of citizens began gathering support and searching for a way to memorialize Sgt. Norwood's sacrifice for his country. "Although our town is obviously appreciative and respectful of the sacrifices...
  • FOR BYRON (Poem written by Janet Norwood to her son, fallen Marine Byron Norwood)

    02/04/2005 2:00:26 PM PST · by RedWhiteBlue · 21 replies · 1,287+ views
    e-mail | Janet Norwood
    This is a poem being circulated amongst a group of Marine Moms. It was written by Janet Norwood. She is the woman who, along with her husband, attended the State of the Union Address to represent all families of our fallen heros. She and the Iraqi woman hugged during that very touching moment near the end of the speech. Admin, if this is a duplicate, please delete. I searched for it several ways and didn't find anything. For Byron I've heard the words oft times before - that "Freedom isn't Free". But that was long before I knew how they...
  • ABOUT THAT HUG...

    02/04/2005 12:19:57 PM PST · by cyncooper · 6 replies · 1,244+ views
    The New York Post ^ | February 4, 2005 | John Podhoretz
    PRESIDENT Bush spoke at great length about Social Security reform on Wednesday — but all anybody wants to talk about is The Hug. The president sent a clear message to the potentates of the Middle East that they need to start thinking about liberty — but all that seems to have paled next to The Hug. And why not? The embrace we all witnessed during the State of the Union between the grieving mother of an American soldier killed in action and an Iraqi woman who exercised the franchise for the first time on Sunday was one of the most...
  • DFU SONG: Candle in the Wind (for Byron Norwood & others fallen - I dare you not to cry)

    02/03/2005 4:44:17 PM PST · by doug from upland · 13 replies · 525+ views
    DFU SONGS | 1-2005 | Lyrics, Doug from Upland
    MIDI - CANDLE IN THE WIND We have been so blessed...blessed beyond what we may deserve When people criticize our soldiers...that hits a raw nerve Some people are ungrateful...they believe that freedom is free But without those who've sacrificed we'd live in slavery Byron Norwood's come to symbolize all those men who gave their lives All the men who never came home to their kids and wives For their fam'lies their loss created hearts that are filled with pain And everday we must pray for them...they didn't die in vain We don't welcome war but sometimes there is not...
  • No CLEAR consensus on immigration-enforcement bill

    12/15/2004 8:47:39 PM PST · by MRMEAN · 6 replies · 257+ views
    CNN.com ^ | December 14, 2004 | Lou Dobbs
    CNN) -- The fight for border security and immigration-law reform will continue when the new Congress convenes in January. Following the exclusion of key immigration provisions in the intelligence reform bill, Congress has promised to take an immediate look at a plan to institute national driver's license standards. That may renew interest in another stalled proposal: a plan to track down more of the estimated 15 million illegal aliens living in the United States.
  • In the spirit of Debate time, THE NOD -Bush/Gore Dingle-Norwood

    09/30/2004 12:53:43 PM PDT · by PureSolace · 21 replies · 1,249+ views
    The Nod. Perhaps THE turning point in the campaign came at the 9 minute and 45 second mark of Debate Number 3. In what I believe was a calculated attempt to intimidate Bush, Gore walks up to Bush, sticks his hand in his pocket, gets even closer... Bush is in the middle of giving a good response on HMOs, sees Gore, nods, and then ignores him and proceeds with his statement. The audience laughs. IT DIDN'T WORK! Gore knew it. Look at his reaction as he realizes that Naomi Wolf's latest "Alpha Male" ploy didn't work, as he was looking...
  • More protests filed in Marion elections (NE South Carolina)

    06/29/2004 8:51:21 PM PDT · by SC Swamp Fox · 1 replies · 225+ views
    The Morning News (Florence, SC) ^ | June 29, 2004 | Andy Cole
    More protests filed in Marion elections The race for the state Senate District 30 seat became even more embroiled in controversy Monday. The state Supreme Court was asked to order a runoff election between incumbent Sen. Maggie Glover and challenger Kent Williams. The request from Williams came on the heels of a decision by the S.C. Democratic Party's Executive Committee to throw out the results of the June 8 election and order a new one. The date of a new election would be set by Gov. Mark Sanford, but Sanford said he won't touch the issue until the Supreme Court...
  • Update: New election ordered in S.C. Senate 30 race

    06/18/2004 6:26:58 PM PDT · by SC Swamp Fox · 5 replies · 245+ views
    The Morning News (Florence, SC) ^ | June 18, 2004 | The Morning News
    FLORENCE -- State Senate District 30 candidates Kent Williams and Tim Norwood and incumbent Maggie Glover will rerun their campaigns for the seat after state Democratic Party officials early Friday morning ordered a new election be conducted. The order comes amid claims of voting irregularities, two recounts and protests by both Williams and Norwood. Williams was to have faced Glover in a Democratic primary runoff Tuesday after a recount Monday put him seven votes ahead of Norwood. In the original vote certification, Norwood had finished six votes ahead of Williams. Both Williams and Norwood filed protests in the June 8...
  • Williams wins Senate 30 recount (North-eastern SC)

    06/15/2004 6:44:16 PM PDT · by SC Swamp Fox · 11 replies · 212+ views
    The Morning News (Florence, SC) ^ | June 15, 2004 | Andy Cole
    Williams wins Senate 30 recount FLORENCE -- Kent Williams will face Sen. Maggie Glover in a runoff election June 22 for the state Senate District 30 seat. The runoff was decided Monday after a mandatory recount. The state Election Commission ordered the recount because there was a difference of less than 1 percent between Williams and Tim Norwood for the second place position in the June 8 Democratic primary. In the original count, Norwood beat Williams by six votes. In Monday's recount, Glover had 6,218 votes, Norwood had 5,765 and Williams had 5,772. Williams filed a protest of the results...
  • Southern Lawmakers Working On Compromise To Bush Immigration Plan

    03/01/2004 10:49:55 AM PST · by yonif · 34 replies · 178+ views
    SignOnSanDiego ^ | February 29, 2004 | ASSOCIATED PRESS
    WASHINGTON – Conservatives balking at President Bush's proposal to grant illegal immigrants three-year work permits are floating a counteroffer that would hamper his efforts to woo Hispanic voters in November's election. It's a dicey political predicament for the president, one that seems likely to push a final vote on key elements of his plan into 2005, well after the November balloting. Rep. Charlie Norwood, R-Ga., and Sens. Zell Miller, D-Ga., and Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., are conditioning their support for Bush's plan on Congress agreeing to also broaden the power of state and local police to arrest suspected illegal residents. "If...
  • Gore Blasts Bush for Disbanding Senate Intelligence Cte., Charges Nixon-like Coverup over 911

    11/09/2003 11:47:40 AM PST · by nwrep · 80 replies · 1,117+ views
    C-SPAN ^ | November 9, 2003 | nwrep
    Al Gore has charged that the Bush administration is attempting to cover-up the 9/11 investigation by dismissing the Senate Intelligence Committee. In a speech sponsored by the Communist Group Moveon.org, Gore dismissed the partisan Democrat memo advising the committee to use intelligence information for political purposes as "trivial", and accused Bush of over-reaching in his authority, in much the same way as Richard Nixon did when he fired his Chief Investigator during the Watergate scandal. It was reported here that Senator Frist disbanded the Senate Intellignce Committee after the partisan memo revealed it would be unable to carry out its...
  • Gore Denounces Bush Administration for Attack on Civil Liberties

    11/09/2003 2:18:30 PM PST · by Jean S · 72 replies · 209+ views
    AP ^ | 11/9/03 | Jennifer C. Kerr
    WASHINGTON (AP) - Former Vice President Al Gore accused President Bush on Sunday of failing to make the country safer after the Sept. 11 attacks and using the war against terrorism as a pretext to consolidate power. "They have taken us much farther down the road toward an intrusive, 'big brother'-style government - toward the dangers prophesied by George Orwell in his book '1984' - than anyone ever thought would be possible in the United States of America," Gore charged. Gore, who lost the disputed 2000 presidential election to Bush, said terrorism-fighting tools granted after Sept. 11 amount to a...
  • Norwood Uses Eminent Domain To Take Properties

    09/24/2003 6:17:31 AM PDT · by areeves79 · 30 replies · 270+ views
    WCPO.com ^ | 9/23/03 10:49:28 PM | 9News / Stacy Puzo
    Norwood City Council decided Tuesday to take nine different properties by using eminent domain. The declaration from Norwood council means the homes and businesses near Edwards Road will be taken for a new development. All but nine homes and business owners have agreed to sell to a developer who is planning on a $125 million expansion of Rookwood Commons mall. Earlier Tuesday, those nine home and business owners filed a suit, refusing to sell saying their neighborhood isn't blighted. The neighbors still holding-out are asking a judge to step in and stop the city from going any further.
  • Bill Would Empower Police to Arrest Deportation Absconders

    08/05/2003 7:48:39 AM PDT · by hinterlander · 4 replies · 282+ views
    Human Events ^ | August 5, 2003 | Joseph A. D'Agostino
    Chairman John Hostettler’s (R.-Ind.) House Subcommittee on Immigration will hold a hearing on the Clear Law Enforcement for Criminal Alien Removal Act (CLEAR) in September, making it one of the few pieces of immigration enforcement legislation that may get a vote on the House floor in this Congress. The bill, sponsored by Rep. Charlie Norwood (R.-Ga.), would make it easier for local law enforcement agencies to enforce some immigration laws and reimburse them for the cost of doing so. "Miguel Angelo Gordoba is a child molester and illegally in our country. In August 2001, he finished a four-year sentence at...
  • DRAFTGORE.COM THE LIBS ARE PANICKED!!

    03/25/2003 3:55:32 PM PST · by journey7873 · 29 replies · 221+ views
    I guess Al Sharpton's campaign really is scaring the democrats! Looks like they are trying to bring back Algore.
  • Landmark's Mark Levin to Testify On NEA Abuses Tomorrow!

    06/19/2002 11:39:19 AM PDT · by wcdukenfield · 38 replies · 236+ views
    6/19/02
    Landmark President Mark R. Levin will testify 10 a.m.m, tomorrow before the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, the Subcommittee on Worforce Protections, Room 2175 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC. Mark will testify oabout Landmark's complaints to the IRS, the Federal Election Commission and the U.S. Department of Labor over the National Education Association's political expenditures and activities in violation of federal tax, finance and labor laws. The hearing promises to be exciting because NEA General Counsel Robert Chanin is also scheduled to appear on behalf of the union!