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  • The Who say UK tour begins 'long goodbye'

    07/01/2014 6:28:31 PM PDT · by a fool in paradise · 28 replies
    BBC News ^ | 30 June 2014 Last updated at 12:18 ET | Tim Masters
    Is this the end for The Who? The Who have announced that they are planning to record some new songs ahead of a 50th anniversary UK tour. ..."This is the beginning of the long goodbye," said singer Roger Daltrey. "We can't go on touring forever... it could be open-ended, but it will have a finality to it. "We'll stop touring before we stop playing." He admitted that touring was "incredibly tough on the body". Daltrey and guitarist Pete Townshend revealed the latest tour dates at a launch event at Ronnie Scott's jazz club in London's Soho, where they played a...
  • Political Vandals Targeting Shoreline Man's Home

    08/03/2010 10:46:41 AM PDT · by Publius · 36 replies · 19+ views
    KING-TV5/MSNBC ^ | 3 August 2010 | Elisa Hanh
    As political parties roll up their sleeves for the next election, some supporters are already playing dirty. A Shoreline man says vandals have targeted his home twice in the last two weeks. Election season is upon us, and Ken Potts isn't the type of person to keep his opinions to himself. "I spent 21 years in the military, three in combat to defend our rights to have private property and to express ourselves," said the Viet Nam vet. Potts uses his yard on the very high traffic corner of 185th and Meridian to support the candidates he believes in. Many...
  • '08 race worker held in damage to Colorado Democratic HQ

    08/26/2009 6:51:18 AM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 90 replies · 5,965+ views
    Denver ^ | August 26, 2009 | Jessica Fender
    One of two people suspected of shattering 11 windows Tuesday morning at the state Democratic Party headquarters has an arrest record and a history of helping a Democratic political candidate, public records show. Police said that about 2:20 a.m., 24-year-old Maurice Schwenkler, now in custody, and an at-large accomplice took a hammer to the picture windows displaying posters touting President Barack Obama and his health care reform efforts. Early Tuesday, Democratic Party chairwoman Pat Waak said the damage to her building in Denver's art district was a consequence of "an effort on the other side to stir up hate." She...
  • Wary of Obama's America

    01/16/2009 10:03:32 AM PST · by St. Louis Conservative · 27 replies · 1,487+ views
    MSNBC ^ | January 16, 2009 | Anne Hull
    BRINKLEY, Ark. - Wayne Loewer's truck reveals a lot about his life. A 12-gauge shotgun for duck hunting rests on the floorboard. A blue thermal lunch bag containing elk meat is shoved under the seat, left in haste that morning by his teenage son rushing to catch the school bus. Binoculars in the console help Loewer scan his 2,900 acres of rice, soybeans and corn. The dashboard radio is set to classic rock, playing the same Lynyrd Skynyrd tunes from Loewer's high school days, when Brinkley was still a thriving small town with stores and a movie theater. His muddy...
  • If You Want George W. Bush to go to Prison.. (double barf alert)

    11/05/2008 8:52:55 AM PST · by Faux_Pas · 28 replies · 2,085+ views ^ | 11/3/08 | Kris Seals
    George has to pay, severely. His antics have not just plunged the United States into a debt so massive that the board in Union Square ran out of digits, but the whole world is now in a recession, despite whatever he says. Granted there are some Bush supporters who will surely reply to this. They have their opinions. I have facts. I win.
  • "World Hopes for a 'less arrogant America'" (it's already started!)

    11/04/2008 8:49:00 PM PST · by pillut48 · 32 replies · 1,383+ views
    Yahoo! News/AP ^ | Nov. 4, 2008 | MATT MOORE
    "My image of America used to be a country run by the white people, but now it's changing," said 65-year-old taxidriver Kenji Doi, an Obama supporter, as he listened to a radio broadcast on the vote early Wednesday in Tokyo."
  • DUmmie FUnnies 10-16-08 (DUmmies and KOmmies Slam Joe the Plumber)

    10/16/2008 9:36:26 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 85 replies · 1,758+ views
    DUmmie FUnnies ^ | October 16, 2008 | DUmmies, KOmmies, and PJ-Comix
    As soon as I heard the name "Joe the Plumber" invoked at last night's debate, I just KNEW the DUmmies and KOmmies would be sure to slam him by attempting to dig up dirt. I was not disappointed when I checked those sites this morning. First we see the slams in DUmmieland at this THREAD tenderly titled, "Hey, Joe 'The Dumbass' Plumber. Listen up!" Yeah, Joe, you need to be hectored by a bunch of socialist DUmmies to tell you how the world works from deep within their mommy's basement. The KOmmie THREAD has the completely (as we shall...
  • Dems worry Bush could pardon Rove, Miers

    10/03/2008 11:05:28 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 48 replies · 1,956+ views
    Dems worry Bush could pardon Rove, Miers By Susan Crabtree Posted: 10/03/08 12:55 PM [ET] Democrats are worried that President Bush may pardon Karl Rove, Harriet Miers and other key administration officials alleged to have played a role in the firing of nine U.S. attorneys. Rep. Linda Sanchez (D-Calif.), who chairs a Judiciary Committee subcommittee, expressed concern Friday that Bush pardons on the final day of his tenure in the Oval Office could cut off any chance of former White House officials being forced to testify before Congress about their role in the U.S. attorneys' removal in 2006. The Department...
  • Florida: a tough place to cast a ballot

    05/03/2008 4:24:50 AM PDT · by fweingart · 45 replies · 94+ views
    Miami Herald ^ | Apr. 30, 2008 | Staff
    Florida is courting electoral trouble. Heading toward another presidential election, state officials are making it increasingly difficult for citizens to vote. Thanks to state laws, national election experts are warning that Florida is one of the hardest places to vote. Recent court decisions and a lamentable move by Secretary of State Kurt Browning could make matters worse. The potential result: Thousands of eligible Florida voters -- many of them poor, black and Hispanic -- will be prevented from having a voice in the November election. Fining third parties Among the objectionable election laws, one chills voter-registration drives by imposing fines...
  • Bennett Slams NY Times Hit Job on McCain

    02/20/2008 7:54:41 PM PST · by kellynla · 116 replies · 522+ views ^ | , February 20, 2008 9:34 PM | staff
    The liberal New York Times is wasting no time in smearing John McCain, the Republican Party nominee for President. Late Wednesday, the Times published to its website a story set to hit print editions Thursday, linking McCain to a female lobbyist. The paper suggested the Arizona Senator has been engaged in an illicit relationship. "A female lobbyist had been turning up with him at fund-raisers, visiting his offices and accompanying him on a client’s corporate jet," the Times reported. "Convinced the relationship had become romantic, some of his top advisers intervened to protect the candidate from himself — instructing staff...
  • MSNBC’s David Shuster Suspended for Chelsea ‘Pimped Out’ Comment

    02/08/2008 4:46:22 PM PST · by Mobile Vulgus · 72 replies · 244+ views
    Publius' Forum ^ | 2/8/08 | Warner Todd Huston
    As Mark Finkelstein reported on Newsbusters on the 7th, MSNBC's David Shuster made a rather interesting comment about Chelsea Clinton as he was hosting "Tucker" that evening. Shuster asked if Hillary Clinton's use of her daughter on the campaign trail seemed "like Chelsea's sort of being pimped out in some weird sort of way?" Well, NBC has now announced that they've suspended Shuster over the comment.... so much for free political speech. In a press release, NBC says the following: On Thursday's "Tucker" on MSNBC, David Shuster, who was serving as guest-host of the program, made a comment about Chelsea...
  • Shuster Suspended For "Pimped Out" Comment

    02/08/2008 1:09:44 PM PST · by Sleeping Freeper · 205 replies · 1,087+ views
    NBC NEWS STATEMENT REGARDING CHELSEA CLINTON COMMENT: On Thursday's "Tucker" on MSNBC, David Shuster, who was serving as guest-host of the program, made a comment about Chelsea Clinton and the Clinton campaign that was irresponsible and inappropriate. Shuster, who apologized this morning on MSNBC and will again this evening, has been suspended from appearing on all NBC News broadcasts, other than to make his apology. He has also extended an apology to the Clinton family. NBC News takes these matters seriously, and offers our sincere regrets to the Clintons for the remarks.