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  • Gator lurks outside Walmart

    10/20/2013 10:49:12 AM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 37 replies
    WESH ^ | 10-20-13 | WESH
    Gator lurks outside Walmart
  • Taiwan confirms first H7N9 bird flu case outside China

    04/24/2013 9:28:20 AM PDT · by null and void · 29 replies
    France24 ^ | 4/24/13
    AFP - Taiwan on Wednesday reported the first case of the H7N9 bird flu outside of mainland China. The 53-year-old man, who had been working in the eastern Chinese city of Suzhou, showed symptoms three days after returning to Taiwan via Shanghai, the Centers for Disease Control said, adding that he had been hospitalised since April 16 and was in a critical condition. A passenger (right) has her temperature checked by a Centers for Disease Control staff member at the entrance of Sungshan Airport in Taipei on April 4, 2013. Taiwan on Wednesday reported the first case of the H7N9...
  • Texas mom sues police after arrest for allowing kids to play outside

    09/19/2012 2:36:56 PM PDT · by sirchtruth · 64 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 09/19/12 | The Daily Caller
    Police arrested a Texas mom for allowing her children to play outside last week, after a neighbor reported to police that the kids were riding scooters around a cul de sac. Tammy Cooper, who was arrested for child endangerment, insists she was watching her children from a lawn chair in her front yard. Now, Cooper is suing the La Porte Police Department, the arresting officer and the neighbor who made the call.
  • Pastrami Lovers Line Up Outside Langer's for Free Sandwiches

    06/15/2012 7:50:51 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 12 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | June 15, 2012
    Pastrami lovers came out bright and early Friday morning to line up in front of Langer’s Deli in Westlake as the restaurant celebrates its 65th anniversary by giving away free sandwiches. By 7 a.m., nearly 40 people had formed a queue outside the eatery on the corner of South Alvarado and West 7th streets. “This is a way for the owner, Norm Langer, to show his appreciation to his customers and to the community at large for everything they’ve given him,” said spokesman John Schwada. On Friday and Saturday, customers will receive a free No. 19 sandwich, the deli’s most...
  • Walker: Where are the union pickets outside the White House?

    03/17/2011 12:47:01 PM PDT · by Nachum · 9 replies
    hot air ^ | 3/17/11 | Ed Morrissey
    Governor Scott Walker may not have started out with the intention of making himself a national figure in the fight for fiscal sanity, but he’s not backing away from the role thrust on him by union protests and fleebagging Democrats. In today’s Washington Post, Walker accuses the unions of selective outrage, pointing out that his reforms of collective bargaining for public-employee unions still leave Wisconsin workers with more leverage than federal workers. Why haven’t unions blanketed the White House in protest signs and dictator references? Imagine the outrage if government workers did not have collective bargaining for wages and benefits....
  • Muslims protest outside NY Rep King’s office

    02/22/2011 11:49:00 AM PST · by Nachum · 14 replies
    Associated Press ^ | 2/22/11 | Staff
    MASSAPEQUA PARK, N.Y. — Opponents and supporters chanted outside the district office of Long Island Congressman Peter King, who plans hearings on radical Islam. About 200 noisy but peaceful protesters — split about evenly “for” and “against” — were watched by at least 30 police officers in Massapequa Park. Christian, Jewish and Muslim opponents of the hearings had billed their event Tuesday as an interfaith “pray-in.” They’re urging the House Committee on Homeland Security chairman not to hold controversial hearings on what he calls the “radicalization” of some American Muslims.
  • Vote could open 250 L.A. schools to outside operators

    08/27/2009 3:09:09 PM PDT · by Aliska · 6 replies · 358+ views
    Los Angeles Times ^ | August 25, 2009 | Howard Blume/Jason Song
    In a startling acknowledgment that the Los Angeles school system cannot improve enough schools on its own, the city Board of Education approved a plan Tuesday that could turn over 250 campuses -- including 50 new multimillion-dollar facilities -- to charter groups and other outside operators.
  • The Rock Assembly

    12/27/2008 11:41:50 AM PST · by Revski · 3 replies · 326+ views
    YouTuve ^ | 12/27/08 | Revski
    This video with the accompanied piano instrumental, Rock of Ages and view of a pet kitty and outside bullfrog was arranged to bring awareness of the need to assemble with other Christians.
  • No "girly" dog for the Obamas

    11/26/2008 11:07:04 AM PST · by Chet 99 · 87 replies · 4,568+ views
    November 26, 2008 Categories: Antics No "girly" dog for the Obamas Barbara Walters interviewed the Obamas, due to air tonight, and of course the topics of doggies came up. She, along with millions of Americans, actually sent Michelle Obama a picture of her beloved Havanese dog, Cha Cha Cha. (We're not kidding.) Here's the back and forth between Obama and Bawbwa: Obama: "Cha Cha?" Bawbwa: "It's short for Cha Cha Cha." O: "What is a Havanese?" B: "It's like a little terrier and they're non-allergenic and they're the sweetest dogs.." O: [Face suddenly changes.] "It's like a little yappy dog?"...
  • Friends in the Wild

    04/28/2008 8:29:44 AM PDT · by Revski · 8 replies · 123+ views
    YouTube Video ^ | 4/28/08 | Revski
    This animated video with a background sound of wild birds depicts a deer and rabbit becoming friends in the wild.
  • Dennis Kucinich raises nearly $700,000 in six weeks in bid to keep seat in Congress

    02/22/2008 3:29:00 AM PST · by EBH · 9 replies · 173+ views
    The Cleveland Plain Dealer ^ | 02/22/2008 | Molly Kavanaugh
    U.S. Rep. Dennis Kucinich's plea to supporters to send money has paid off. In the past six weeks, Kucinich raised nearly $700,000 in his bid to hold onto his 10th Congressional District seat. That brings his total to $735,000, the most he has amassed in a congressional race, including his initial bid 12 years ago against incumbent Martin Hoke. His top rival, Cleveland Councilman Joe Cimperman, reported total contributions of $487,000, a little over half which was raised this year. Thursday was the deadline for congressional candidates to file pre-primary finance reports with the Federal Elections Commission. To check the...
  • Outside groups help Obama's bid (San Francisco-based groups , Vote Hope and PowerPac.org)

    01/25/2008 5:56:48 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 9 replies · 56+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 1/25/08 | Jim Kuhnhenn - ap
    WASHINGTON - Barack Obama, who criticized big spending by outside groups that boosted his rivals in Iowa and New Hampshire, is getting some help of his own these days as the campaign moves on to delegate-rich Feb. 5 contests. Two related San Francisco-based groups headed by an Obama supporter are running ads and mobilizing voters in California and a handful of other Feb. 5 states, aiming to build support for Obama among black voters and young people. Vote Hope and PowerPac.org, founded by San Francisco lawyer Steven Phillips, have reported spending about $350,000 on Obama's behalf. Of that, $245,000 was...
  • The Michigan Outsider Factor

    01/10/2008 6:27:40 AM PST · by jdm · 10 replies · 39+ views
    Captain's Quarters ^ | Jan. 10, 2008 | Ed Morrissey
    The Republicans will head into a tough primary fight in Michigan this week, with all of the candidates vying for an important win before the South Carolina vote on the 22nd. The Democrats, however, will focus on Nevada, since the Michigan primary has been disqualified by the DNC for violating the party's rules by moving its primary up before February 5th. Only Hillary Clinton appears on the ballot among the main contenders, leaving Democrats the option of skipping their side of the ticket and focusing in on the Republicans. The Democrats don't want that, and have organized an effort --...
  • How children lost the right to roam in four generations

    06/22/2007 11:43:38 AM PDT · by fgoodwin · 28 replies · 663+ views
    Daily Mail (UK) ^ | 15th June 2007 | DAVID DERBYSHIRE
    How children lost the right to roam in four generations http://www.dailymail.co.uk/pages/live/articles/news/news.html?in_article_id=462091 http://tinyurl.com/yt6geg By DAVID DERBYSHIRE Last updated at 01:03am on 15th June 2007 When George Thomas was eight he walked everywhere. It was 1926 and his parents were unable to afford the fare for a tram, let alone the cost of a bike and he regularly walked six miles to his favourite fishing haunt without adult supervision. Fast forward to 2007 and Mr Thomas's eight-year-old great-grandson Edward enjoys none of that freedom. He is driven the few minutes to school, is taken by car to a safe place to ride...
  • The Final Word: Maybe it's time to let boys be boys — outside

    06/20/2007 2:11:37 PM PDT · by fgoodwin · 1 replies · 231+ views
    USA Today | May 1, 2007 | Craig Wilson
    The Final Word: Maybe it's time to let boys be boys — outside http://www.usatoday.com/life/columnist/finalword/2007-05-01-final-word_N.htm http://tinyurl.com/ythtr3 By Craig Wilson, USA TODAY May 1, 2007 E-mail Craig Wilson at cwilson@usatoday.com
  • What Does The Decline In Hunting Mean For America's Kids?

    06/19/2007 10:07:24 AM PDT · by fgoodwin · 6 replies · 465+ views
    Field and Stream ^ | June 18, 2007 | Bill Heavey
    What Does The Decline In Hunting Mean For America's Kids? http://fieldandstream.blogs.com/news/2007/06/what_does_the_d.html http://tinyurl.com/2azh4n June 18, 2007 “I like to play indoors better,” a fourth grader told Richard Louv, “because that’s where the electrical outlets are.” In his bestselling 2005 book, Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children from Nature-Deficit Disorder, journalist and author Louv argues that never before has a generation of children been so separated from the natural world. The consequences, he says, can be seen in trends such as increases in obesity, stress, and psychiatric disorders among our kids. With the declining number of outdoorsmen indicated by the...
  • Putting the Skinned Knees Back Into Playtime

    05/19/2007 8:37:25 PM PDT · by fgoodwin · 5 replies · 382+ views
    New York Times ^ | May 20, 2007 | ALEX WILLIAMS
    JOSEPH GALLO, 10, of Santa Cruz, Calif., is well armed in the battle against childhood boredom, with a bedroom arsenal that includes a computer hooked to the Internet, a DVD player, two Game Boys, as well as an Xbox and GameCube. But in recent weeks, the hum of that war room of machinery has quieted because Joseph has acquired a new playtime obsession that would have seemed quaint even in his parents’ day: marbles. But lately, a number of educators like Mr. Cohill, as well as parents and child-development specialists are trying to spur a revival of traditional outdoor pastimes,...
  • American Jewry Protests Global Jihad Outside UN

    09/20/2006 12:59:42 PM PDT · by Nachum · 13 replies · 780+ views
    Arutz 7 ^ | Sep 20, '06 | Ezra HaLevi
    A large number of protestors gathered opposite the United Nations building in New York City Wednesday afternoon to protest Iran's Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and demand the release of Israel's captives. Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni, US Ambassador John Bolton, New York State Governor George Pataki, Holocaust survivor and author Eli Wiesel and human rights lawyer Alan Dershowitz, among others, addressed the crowd, which stretched down the streets and avenues surrounding the plaza opposite the United Nations. Also attending the rally and issue emotional pleas for the release of their captive family members were Carmit Goldwasser, wife of IDF soldier Ehud Goldwasser,...
  • Go outside and play

    09/15/2006 8:03:06 PM PDT · by fgoodwin · 2 replies · 364+ views
    Plain Dealer ^ | Friday, September 15, 2006 | Susan Glaser
    Go outside and playhttp://www.cleveland.com/living/plaindealer/index.ssf?/base/living/1158309564312510.xml&coll=2 http://tinyurl.com/pg6bd That's the advice nature educators have for increasingly reined-in kids and their very protective parents Friday, September 15, 2006 Susan Glaser Plain Dealer Reporter When Steve Cadwell was a kid, he had the North Chagrin Reservation in his back yard, and he used to disappear for hours. "My mom said, 'Go outside, and don't come back until the streetlights are on,' " said Cadwell, 47, now executive director of the Nature Center of Shaker Lakes. Rare is the mother who issues that directive these days. Thanks to everything from fears about stranger danger to video...
  • Nature-deficit disorder is ruining our kids

    08/18/2006 11:46:51 AM PDT · by fgoodwin · 8 replies · 427+ views
    Nevada Appeal ^ | August 16, 2006 | Jim Stiles
    Nature-deficit disorder is ruining our kidshttp://www.nevadaappeal.com/article/20060816/OPINION/108160053 http://tinyurl.com/zchy3 by jim stiles August 16, 2006 No matter how old I live to be, there will never be a place so full of mystery and adventure as a place of my childhood called The Woods. The stories that grew out of those trees still kindle powerful feelings, even after all these years. My friends and I knew the place was haunted. It had no boundaries, and in our 10-year-old minds, it went on forever. Jump ahead a few decades to a familiar topic: the commercialization of wilderness. What created the demand for such...
  • Barbaro walks outside, grazing on grass

    08/14/2006 6:14:35 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 42 replies · 1,157+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 8/14/06 | Dan Gelston - ap
    PHILADELPHIA - How's this for a breath of fresh air? Barbaro is enjoying daily outings outside his intensive care stall to pick his own grass, enjoy the warm weather and stretch his recovering legs. Barbaro stepped outside his ICU stall and started daily walks on a grassy area near the unit last week for the first time since having catastrophic injuries in the Preakness nearly three months ago. The Kentucky Derby winner, also recovering from a severe case of laminitis on his left hoof, continues to show signs he's on the road to recovery. "It's a big step just to...
  • TAKE A HIKE

    07/21/2006 10:54:52 AM PDT · by fgoodwin · 115+ views
    Family Fun ^ | (undated) | Alan Kesselheim
    TAKE A HIKEhttp://familyfun.go.com/family-travel/places/feature/famf0804hikes/famf0804hikes.html http://tinyurl.com/nfdbn by Alan Kesselheim Adventure has always been a priority for my wife, Marypat, and me. So when we decided to have children, we promised each other to do all we could to make the great outdoors part of the family equation. To our delight, not only have our kids--Ruby, age nine, Sawyer, 11, and Eli, 13--embraced our passion for exploring, but seeing nature from their perspective has deepened our appreciation of it. On the following pages, you'll find a variety of trail-tested strategies we've adopted to keep hiking a favorite pastime in our family. Whether you're...
  • Summer Over but Kids Still Need Time Outdoors

    07/21/2006 9:07:44 AM PDT · by fgoodwin · 5 replies · 241+ views
    Newswise ^ | Wed 19-Jul-2006, 12:00 ET | ANON
    Summer Over but Kids Still Need Time Outdoorshttp://www.newswise.com/articles/view/522009/ Source: National Wildlife Federation (NWF) Released: Wed 19-Jul-2006, 12:00 ET Newswise — Summertime often provides a reprieve for children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), but now that school is starting up, the usual parental concerns are at the forefront again. Can my child stay focused enough to keep up with his class work? Will he get the extra attention he needs in the classroom to keep him on task? There are now 2.5 million children using ADHD medications to reduce symptoms, but there may be a “greener” part of the solution....
  • Camping, hiking and fishing in the wild as a child breeds respect for environment in adults

    07/21/2006 8:49:02 AM PDT · by fgoodwin · 5 replies · 294+ views
    Cornell University ^ | March 13, 2006 | Susan S. Lang
    Camping, hiking and fishing in the wild as a child breeds respect for environment in adults, study findshttp://www.news.cornell.edu/stories/March06/wild.nature.play.ssl.html http://tinyurl.com/ljnj3 By Susan S. Lang March 13, 2006 If you want your children to grow up to actively care about the environment, give them plenty of time to play in the "wild" before they're 11 years old, suggests a new Cornell University study. "Although domesticated nature activities -- caring for plants and gardens -- also have a positive relationship to adult environment attitudes, their effects aren't as strong as participating in such wild nature activities as camping, playing in the woods, hiking,...
  • Take a Hike, Kid

    07/20/2006 5:52:24 AM PDT · by fgoodwin · 7 replies · 316+ views
    Utne ^ | July 20, 2006 | Rachel Anderson
    Take a Hike, Kidhttp://www.utne.com/webwatch/2006_258/news/12198-1.html Bears, sharks, and strangers -- oh my! How kids are taught to fear the outdoors By Rachel Anderson, Utne.com July 20, 2006 Issue Kids say the darnedest things. "I like to play indoors better 'cause that's where all the electrical outlets are," one fifth-grader told Richard Louv, author of Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children From Nature-Deficit Disorder. Raise the age bracket and you might hear, as did one high school teacher querying his students on the environment: "If you go out [in nature], there has to be a parent because you can't protect...
  • Bird Flu Swan Was From Outside UK

    04/11/2006 3:28:36 PM PDT · by blam · 11 replies · 355+ views
    BBC ^ | 4-11-2006
    Bird flu swan was from outside UK AREA ON ALERT * Poultry owners within wild bird risk area must keep birds indoors or, if not possible, ensure they are kept away from wild birds * Bird transport within 6 mile (10km) surveillance zone will be curbed * Poultry within 1.8 mile (3km) protection zone must be kept indoors and will be tested A dead swan found in Fife which tested positive for the deadly H5N1 strain of bird flu was a whooper swan, DNA tests by government scientists have found. The breed originates from outside the UK but it was...
  • Treating Airmen outside the wire

    03/28/2006 5:20:18 PM PST · by SandRat · 133+ views
    Air Force Links ^ | Staff Sgt. Kristina Barrett
    /28/2006 - KIRKUK AIR BASE, Iraq (AFPN) -- Most medical teams deployed to Iraq treat their patients from the forward operating base, but three Airmen in Kirkuk are taking their knowledge to the streets by providing medical care to security forces troops outside the wire. The 506th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron boasts a medical cell attached to the unit comprised of a physician’s assistant and two independent duty medical technicians. Airmen train alongside the security forces members in weapons qualification, performing patrols and convoy training. Then medical training takes off in the form of tactical combat casualty care. “Our mission...
  • Body Found Hanging Outside VFW Post in Kentucky (just hours after flag burning)

    03/22/2006 2:43:28 PM PST · by Libloather · 45 replies · 2,678+ views
    Body Found Hanging Outside VFW Post in Ky.2 hours, 17 minutes ago WINCHESTER, Ky. - A man apparently hanged himself outside a Veterans of Foreign Wars post early Wednesday morning, just hours after someone burned an American flag in the same place, Winchester police said. Detective James Hall said foul play was not suspected. Hall said the dead man was found by a passer-by about 1 a.m., about two hours after the flag was burned. He was dressed in civilian clothes and found hanging by the flagpole rope, Hall said. The man had not been identified Wednesday afternoon. Clark County...
  • Death to America - More than just a Slogan !

    02/06/2006 7:52:40 AM PST · by genefromjersey · 10 replies · 501+ views
    The Morning Paper | 02/06/06 | vanity
    Death to America - More Than Just a Slogan ! It has become quite fashionable-in leftist, copperhead,and pro-Islamic circles-to claim the United States has attacked Islamic countries without justification or reason. History,however, tells a very different story ! Before 9/11/01, there were at least 12 attacks by Islamists : all carried out on US soil. Daniel Pipes lists the following: July 1980: an Iranian dissident killed in the Washington, D.C. area. August 1983: a leader of the Ahmadiyya sect of Islam killed in Canton, Mich. August 1984: three Indians killed in a suburb of Tacoma, Wash. September 1986: a doctor...
  • Black History Month: Many made history outside spotlight (Feb is Black History Month)

    02/02/2006 3:33:27 PM PST · by SandRat · 5 replies · 406+ views
    ARNEWS ^ | Feb 2, 2006 | Spc. Chris Stephens
    Gen. Benjamin O. Davis pins the Distinguished Flying Cross on his son, Lt. Col. Benjamin Davis Jr. U.S. Air Force photo Printer-friendly version CAMP STANLEY, Korea (Army News Service, Feb. 2, 2006) -- We have all heard the stories of Martin Luther King Jr., Jackie Robinson, Frederick Douglass, Harriet Tubman and Booker T. Washington. No doubt each of these people deserves a place in history. They each fought for a cause and ultimately changed the face of our nation. But, I want to take a look at some African-Americans who don’t receive headlines like those above. These people have...
  • Airmen outside the wire (Air Force Security Teams)

    11/30/2005 3:18:10 PM PST · by SandRat · 2 replies · 244+ views
    Air Force Links ^ | Nov 29, 2005 | Capt. Michael G. Johnson
    11/29/2005 - CAMP BUCCA, Iraq -- Air Force security forces are usually associated with base defense, but with the increased needs of the Army, deployed Airmen here are finding themselves outside the wire performing area security and winning hearts and minds. Security Forces Airmen from 17 bases, ranking from airman to lieutenant colonel, are providing area security, traditionally an Army mission. “(We) search for insurgent threats and clear improvised explosive devices from the road,” said 2nd Lt. Anthony Waits, area security operations officer in charge for the 586th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron. “We also do a lot of community work...
  • Blast Outside Georgia Courthouse Probed

    11/26/2005 3:17:49 PM PST · by blam · 2 replies · 395+ views
    The Guardian (UK) ^ | 11-26-2005
    Blast Outside Georgia Courthouse Probed Saturday November 26, 2005 10:46 PM HINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) - An explosion erupted outside the Liberty County Courthouse early Saturday, and police were investigating the possibility that a crude explosive device had been set off. The blast, around 6 a.m., didn't cause any injuries, said Rich Marianos, an agent with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. Officials said parts and evidence recovered by authorities led them to believe the explosion may have been caused by a crude explosive device.
  • French Unrest Spreads Outside Paris

    11/04/2005 3:54:57 PM PST · by blam · 31 replies · 837+ views
    French unrest spreads outside Paris Staff and agencies Friday November 4, 2005 A firefighter stands by at a warehouse fire in the early hours of this morning. Photograph: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty A disabled person was badly burned in an attack on a city bus and more than four hundred cars were torched during an eighth night of rioting in Paris suburbs. Government officials cited a falling number of direct clashes with police to claim that the situation was becoming calmer, but the violence also spread out of the capital's immediate vicinity. Reports of unrest surfaced in Rouen in Normandy, Dijon...
  • CA: Looking outside for inner circle (aRnie's dem affinity)

    10/16/2005 9:55:31 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 8 replies · 272+ views
    Sac Bee ^ | 10/16/05 | Daniel Weintraub
    Given the polarized tenor of politics these days, you would think that being a Democrat, or even an independent, in the inner sanctum of Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's Republican administration would feel like sneaking behind enemy lines in war or, worse, working for the other side. But a funny thing keeps happening as California moves closer to the Nov. 8 special election and Democrats seek to characterize Schwarzenegger as a right-wing partisan trying to impose the Bush agenda on the Golden State. The more Democrats accuse the governor of veering to the right, the more he keeps hiring, and promoting, Democrats...
  • Couple weds outside Keesler shelter (For the Romantics in the House)

    09/07/2005 7:08:58 PM PDT · by SandRat · 9 replies · 427+ views
    Air Force Links ^ | Sep 7, 2005 | Staff Sgt. Lee Smith
    KEESLER AIR FORCE BASE, Miss. (AFPN) -- Five days after Hurricane Katrina dramatically changed many lives in the Gulf Coast region, a couple here began a new chapter in their own lives. Tech. Sgt. Daniel McMullen of the 335th Training Squadron and his girlfriend of three years, LaVerne, exchanged wedding vows Sept. 3 outside one of the base's seven shelters used to house people here since the hurricane struck. Guests of the bride and groom, all who shared a shelter with the couple, dressed for the occasion in the most fashionable way. The groomsmen wore reflective safety belts while the...
  • People venture outside Keesler shelters

    08/31/2005 9:33:26 PM PDT · by SandRat · 19 replies · 1,056+ views
    Air Force Links ^ | Aug 31, 2005 | Louis A. Arana-Barradas
    SAN ANTONIO -- For the first time since Hurricane Katrina forced them into shelters, 6,000 people at Keesler Air Force Base, Miss., ventured outside for a breath of fresh air. That was late in the day on Aug. 30, just after eating their first hot meal since the devastating hurricane nearly blew the base and that section of the Gulf Coast off the map. People stood in line for up to two hours to get their first hot food in days, said Lt. Col. Claudia Foss, the 81st Training Wing spokesperson. “We were able to feed 6,000 people at one...
  • Police powerless on outdoor orgies

    07/18/2005 1:11:08 PM PDT · by MadIvan · 41 replies · 1,245+ views
    Ananova ^ | July 18, 2005 | Staff
    Dutch police and park rangers have admitted they are powerless to stop a growing trend of outdoor sex orgies.In the latest incident, a large group of people were found romping naked on a beach in the Bussloo area of the country. They including 10 couples who were being "particularly boisterous" with each other while the others watched. But police called to the scene admitted they were powerless to act despite numerous complaints from other beach users, and could only give the naked orgy lovers a verbal warning. The head of one of Holland's biggest national parks says the problem is...
  • Nominee May Come From Outside the Judiciary - (I hope President Bush doesn't take this bait!)

    07/12/2005 4:57:23 PM PDT · by CHARLITE · 54 replies · 827+ views
    CNSNEWS.COM ^ | JULY 12, 2005 | SUSAN JONES, CnsNews Senior Editor
    The four senators who met with President Bush at the White House Tuesday morning discussed a number of potential Supreme Court nominees, but Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid said he thinks they've agreed not to name those names. "We have a long ways to go," Reid (D-Nev.) told reporters after the breakfast meeting at the White House. He said President Bush has hundreds or thousands of names to go through and "he didn't give us any names." Nevertheless, Reid added, "There were a lot of names discussed at the meeting, of which we're not going to talk about any of...
  • CA: City ethics $wamped - Outside contributors funneling millions into mayor's race

    05/05/2005 8:44:57 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 6 replies · 317+ views
    LA Daily News ^ | 5/5/05 | Beth Barrett
    Freewheeling spending in the Los Angeles mayor's race by a wide range of interests that have something to gain has swamped the city's ethics-reform efforts and heightened concerns that City Hall is for sale, political experts said Wednesday. Companies, unions, individuals and other special interests locally and across the country have contributed millions of dollars to candidates in the primary and runoff elections and spent millions more as independent expenditures in an effort to sway voters. The opening of the floodgates has resulted in more than $2.6 million being spent outside the campaigns on behalf of Mayor James Hahn and...
  • Honey Do List Has Me Washin' Outside Windows(Spring Cleaning Sucks)

    04/29/2005 3:57:00 PM PDT · by tall_tex · 27 replies · 621+ views
    My Aching Back ^ | 4/29/05 | self
    Washin' the outside windows went pretty well today until I got to the ones exposed to both rain and sunshine. Windex, and Windex Outdoor neither one would remove the yucky water spots that had built up. The only thing that worked after multiple trys was a single edge razor blade to scrape it off. I am sure there must be some product to spray on or somthing to get these windows to pass inspection. I, being a capitolist at heart, feels that I could have employed many of those "Migrants" that want to do the work that I do not...
  • Merry Christmas (Columbus, Oh no power in many places)

    12/24/2004 11:28:16 AM PST · by joesbucks · 9 replies · 508+ views
    sself | 12/24/04 | self
    First, real business. Central Ohio was hit by an early winter ice storm. We just got power back on after 36 hours and temps in the single digits. Radio is saying there are still 175,000 customers still without power who will likely not see power before Sunday evening. What that means is that many will have to drastically alter Christmas plans. Many churches are still without power and have cancelled Christmas Eve and Christmas Day services. Let's have a special prayer for those who may suffer damage as the power outage continues. Say a prayer for those who may miss...
  • PLEASE! STOP POSTING SAME MESSAGE ON ALL BOARDS!

    08/16/2002 7:39:49 AM PDT · by Merchant Seaman · 715 replies · 30,137+ views
    Annoyed Reader
    The purpose of FreeRepublic.com's multiple message boards is to limit the topics for each board to particular topics. Posting the same message on all the boards defeats the purpose of multiple-boards for special topics. It is very annoying to see the same message on every bulletin board. PLEASE! DO THE READERS A FAVOR. STOP CROSS-POSTING YOUR MESSAGES!
  • Nation and Assassination in the Middle East

    10/18/2004 10:27:15 AM PDT · by forty_years · 439+ views
    http://netwmd.com ^ | October 18, 2004 | Martin Kramer
    Until modern times, there existed no form of legitimacy in the Middle East outside of Islam. Rulers ruled in the name of God; assassins struck them down in the name of God. The assassinations of the early caliphs and the struggle between the Sunni rulers and the Assassins in the Middle Ages took precisely this form: each side claimed to act in accord with divine will, revealed in divine texts. Religion played a crucial role in the rationale of assassination, but it also played a crucial role in the rationale of government, law, and warfare—indeed, of everything. This invocation of...
  • 28 People Arrested Outside White House (Iraq Protests Coincide With World Bank, IMF Meetings)

    10/03/2004 12:00:57 PM PDT · by Libloather · 2 replies · 332+ views
    28 People Arrested Outside White House Protests Coincide With World Bank, IMF Meetings POSTED: 8:09 pm EDT October 2, 2004 UPDATED: 8:38 pm EDT October 2, 2004 WASHINGTON -- Twenty-eight people were arrested near the White House Saturday during a protest of the Iraq war. About 300 people gathered between the White House and Washington Monument. U.S. Park Police said they arrested those who illegally crossed a barrier between the White House and the protest. The 28 people who were arrested were trying to deliver a cardboard box to the White House. The box contained the names of people killed...
  • 'Wealthy' Protesters Make Case Outside DNC

    07/31/2004 6:09:20 PM PDT · by Libloather · 16 replies · 902+ views
    The Harvard Crimson ^ | 7/30/04 | SIMON W. VOZICK-LEVINSON
    'Wealthy' Protesters Make Case Outside DNC By SIMON W. VOZICK-LEVINSON Crimson Staff Writer Published on Friday, July 30, 2004 BOSTON—As the nation’s top Democrats put on their rigorously on-message pageant in Boston this week, a wide variety of protesters gathered intermittently to pound out their own slogans in the environs of the FleetCenter. Some, scorning the Party faithful who gathered nearby, urged passersby to trust President Bush at all costs; others used the convention as an opportunity to launch a fiercer brand of anti-administration rhetoric than might have been allowed on the upbeat stage, lacing their words with righteous condemnation...
  • Drug-resistant germ spreading outside U.S. hospitals (MRSA can become fatal)

    07/14/2004 3:51:04 PM PDT · by Libloather · 26 replies · 2,345+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | 7/15/04 | Maggie Fox
    Drug-resistant germ spreading outside U.S. hospitals Thursday July 15, 1:46 AM By Maggie Fox, Health and Science Correspondent WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A drug-resistant "superbug" found in hospitals has a close cousin that is affecting athletes, prisoners and small children in growing numbers across the United States, disease experts said on Wednesday. Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus or MRSA can become fatal if not treated with the right antibiotics, said Dr. Daniel Jernigan of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. "MRSA is showing up in places it had never been seen before -- as a predominant cause of skin disease among...
  • 'Outside' political groups full of party insiders

    06/28/2004 10:12:10 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 5 replies · 145+ views
    USA Today, via Yahoo ^ | 6/28/04 | Jim Drinkard
  • Daschle fires back at outside group's ads

    04/24/2004 7:13:57 AM PDT · by Libloather · 19 replies · 541+ views
    Argus Leader ^ | 4/22/04 | Mike Madden
    Daschle fires back at outside group's ads Thursday, April 22 By Mike Madden | GNS WASHINGTON - If you can't beat 'em, join 'em. Firing back at ads from outside interest groups that have hit the South Dakota airwaves over the last two weeks, Senate Minority Leader Tom Daschle put his own commercial up Thursday night that features voters complaining about negative advertising. More than six months from Election Day, the Senate race between Daschle, a Democrat, and Republican John Thune has already started to creep onto TV sets in South Dakota, which saw record amounts of money spent in...
  • Bigotry outside Faneuil Hall

    03/29/2004 8:23:09 AM PST · by Nachum · 39 replies · 416+ views
    Israel Insider ^ | March 5, 2004 | Alan Dershowitz
    The other day, I experienced violent anti-Semitism for the first time in my adult life. It took place in front of Faneuil Hall, the birthplace of American independence and liberty. I was receiving a justice award from the Jewish Council on Public Affairs and delivering a talk on "Civil Liberties in the Age of Terrorism" from the podium of that historic hall. When I left, award in hand, I was accosted by a group of screaming, angry young men and women carrying virulently anti-Israel signs. The protest was denominated a peace event and was sponsored by a group calling themselves...
  • Kilgore chided for outside hire 'Partial-birth' suit clear enough, Democrats say

    07/03/2003 5:18:14 AM PDT · by putupon · 25 replies · 220+ views
    Richmond Times Dispatch ^ | Jul 03, 2003 | JEFF E. SCHAPIRO
    <p>General Assembly Democrats yesterday attacked Attorney General Jerry W. Kilgore's decision to hire a private lawyer - and campaign contributor - to defend the Virginia ban on rare late-term abortions.</p> <p>"I would have thought that the issues in this case would be familiar to you and your staff of more than 150 lawyers, and that there would be no need for the taxpayers to pay for even more lawyers," Del. Brian J. Moran of Alexandria, chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, said in a letter to Kilgore.</p>