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  • Weiner Refuses To Pull Out Of Mayoral Race In Admission Sexting Continued After Resignation

    07/23/2013 4:02:05 PM PDT · by RKBA Democrat · 114 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 7-23-13 | "Tyler Durden"
    Typically we wouldn't note such tabloid gutter trash as the pilot episode to the upcoming reality show "In The Carlos Danger Zone with the Weiners", but since what is going on in the farce that is NYC's mayoral race is just another analogy for America's broken market, broken politics, broken morals and, ultimately, broken society, this deserves at least a few words, so here they are. Anthony Weiner resigned from Congress after being exposed for having a "sexting problem." As it turns out the Democratic mayoral candidate's sexting problem never went away, and continued well after said resignation with at...
  • Cruise Ship Adrift Off Seychelles

    02/27/2012 9:52:41 AM PST · by FoxPro · 108 replies · 5+ views
    Voice of America ^ | Monday, February 27th, 2012 at 10:55 am
    An Italian cruise ship with about 1,000 people on board is reported to be adrift off the coast of Seychelles. The Italian coast guard said Monday the Costa Allegra is drifting in the Indian Ocean, between Madagascar and the Seychelles islands. Officials say a fire on board caused the ship's engines to fail. There have been no reports of injuries.
  • Obama: Country Facing Economic, Political Crisis "This election won't be as sexy as the first one"

    10/24/2011 7:45:29 PM PDT · by kristinn · 68 replies
    AP ^ | Monday, October 25, 2011 | Jim Kuhnhenn
    Testing a re-election theme, President Barack Obama is telling donors during a fundraising rich tour of three western states that the country is suffering from an economic crisis and from a political crisis. "People are crying out for action," he says. Pointing to elements of his $447 billion jobs plan rejected by Republican lawmakers, Obama said they would likely linger as campaign issues in 2012. "This is the fight that we're going to have right now, and I suspect this is the fight that we're going to have to have over the next year," Obama told about 240 donors at...
  • BREAKING — President Obama Will Announce Today Complete Drawdown of US Troops/Iraq/By Year End

    10/21/2011 9:33:36 AM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 176 replies · 3+ views
    ABC News ^ | October 21, 2011 | Jake Tapper
    Sources tell ABC News that the president will announce today that US troops in Iraq will draw down to zero by the end of the year. A White House official says that at approximately 11:30am today, President Obama convened a secure video conference with Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki to talk with him about this news.
  • UN says withdraws non-essential staff from Syria

    08/17/2011 9:33:25 AM PDT · by jhpigott · 26 replies
    Published: 08.17.11, 14:59 / Israel News The United Nations has withdrawn non-essential staff from Syria where President Bashar al-Assad is seeking to crush a five-month uprising against his rule, a senior UN official said on Wednesday. UN Special Coordinator for Lebanon Michael Williams said in a statement to Reuters that the 26 non-essential international staff members and their families had left Syria.
  • Weiner Staff Heading for the Exits?

    06/12/2011 6:41:02 PM PDT · by PROCON · 135 replies
    biggovernment.com ^ | June 12. 2011 | Publius
    BigGovernment has learned from a confidential source on Capitol Hill that, starting tomorrow, Rep. Weiner’s DC staff will depart for other Congressional offices. According to our source, staff from Democrat leadership assembled Rep. Weiner’s staff and offered to assist them finding positions in other offices. Finding positions for everyone in Weiner’s DC office could take a week or two.
  • Did N.Y. Congressman Send Penis Photo to Student?

    The Internet was abuzz Saturday after it was reported that Rep. Anthony Weiner had apparently sent a lewd photo to a Seattle-area college student. The New York Democrat quickly asserted that his online accounts had been "hacked" after Andrew Breitbart's BigGovernment.com reported that Weiner's Twitter account was used to send the photo, which shows the pelvic area of a man in gray undershorts with his tumescent penis bulging. Late Friday night, a public message from Weiner's Twitter account (@RepWeiner) included a link to the penis photo, posted on the YFrog.com photo-sharing network. That message was directed to a Twitter account...
  • Weinergate: Congressman Claims “Facebook Hacked” As Lewd Photo Hits Twitter [Anthony Weiner]

    05/28/2011 3:19:18 PM PDT · by Justaham · 83 replies
    bigjournalism.com ^ | 5-28-11 | P.J. Salvatore
    Hacked or h*ng? Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-NY 9″) finds himself in a late night online pickle. This evening a photo surfaced on Congressman Weiner’s yfrog account and in his verified Twitter timeline of a man in his underwear with an erection. The photo was reportedly sent to a woman on Twitter. We’ve protected her name and her account, which was at one time verified to be active but has since been deleted after the photo in question was deleted. Coincidentally, the rest of the photos in the congressman’s alleged yfrog account were also deleted around 11 p.m. eastern. Weiner, who...
  • Obama: 'Getting our man' outweighed risks of raid (DEFCON1 Barf Alert)

    05/08/2011 5:15:44 PM PDT · by PROCON · 31 replies
    AP ^ | May 8, 2011
    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama ordered the commando raid that killed terrorist leader Osama bin Laden after deciding the risks were outweighed by the possibility "of us finally getting our man" following a decade of frustration, he said in a Sunday broadcast interview. The helicopter raid "was the longest 40 minutes of my life," Obama told CBS' "60 Minutes," with the possible exception of when his daughter Malia became sick with meningitis as an infant.
  • Pentagon estimates Libya costs at $608 million (and counting...lots of angry comments)

    04/11/2011 9:24:34 AM PDT · by quesney · 56 replies
    WASHINGTON – The Pentagon said Monday the military intervention in Libya cost the U.S. an extra $608 million in the first few of weeks of the operation. Spending is down significantly, though not as much as expected. Defense Department spokeswoman Navy Cmdr. Kathleen Kesler said it will take several weeks to tally exactly how much has been spent. But $608 million is the price tag officials have estimated through April 4 — or for 17 days of the mission, the most recent figures available. The estimate shows a large drop from what the U.S. spent in the early days of...
  • WikiLeaks releases CIA paper on U.S. as 'exporter of terrorism'

    08/25/2010 7:30:18 PM PDT · by markomalley · 73 replies · 1+ views
    Washington Compost ^ | 8/25/2010 | Ellen Nakashima
    America has long been an exporter of terrorism, according to a secret CIA analysis released Wednesday by the Web site WikiLeaks. And if that phenomenon were to become a widely held perception, the analysis said, it could damage relations with foreign allies and dampen their willingness to cooperate in "extrajudicial" activities, such as the rendition and interrogation of terrorism suspects. That is the conclusion of the three-page classified paper produced in February by the CIA's Red Cell, a think tank set up after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks by then-CIA Director George J. Tenet to provide "out-of-the-box" analyses on "a...
  • SEX CASE COPS GRILL AL GORE!

    07/24/2010 10:20:45 AM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 91 replies · 5+ views
    National Enquirer ^ | July 23, 2010
    In a bombshell new development in the AL GORE SEX SCANDAL, The ENQUIRER has learned exclusively that the former vice president has finally been interviewed by police in the Molly Hagerty case. Sources close to the investigation reveal that detectives from the Portland, Oregon, Police Bureau traveled quietly to San Francisco on Thursday for the secret meeting with the 62-year-old Nobel Prize winner. "Al Gore has finally been interviewed face to face by detectives in the Molly Hagerty case," a close source told The ENQUIRER. "Details of what was disclosed in the police interview by Gore --and exactly how long...
  • Premature Iraq Pullout ‘Would Be A Huge Mistake,’ Bush Says

    08/21/2006 5:47:10 PM PDT · by SandRat · 11 replies · 472+ views
    WASHINGTON, Aug. 21, 2006 – Amid national debate about whether or not to stay the course in Iraq, President Bush today firmly placed himself in the “stay” category. It’s imperative America continues to support the new Iraqi government in its struggle against an insurgency that seeks to divide and topple it, Bush told White House reporters here. “A failed Iraq would make America less secure,” Bush declared. The end of democracy in Iraq, he said, would provide a haven for terrorists and extremists in the heart of the Middle East. Bush acknowledged that some Americans are saying it’s time...