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  • Ted Cruz Aims Directly at Donald Trump for 1st Time

    01/19/2016 8:53:57 AM PST · by Isara · 69 replies
    NBC News ^ | Jan 19 2016 | Vaughn Hillyard
    WHITEFIELD, New Hampshire - Ted Cruz challenged Donald Trump directly by name for the first time on the campaign trail - despite his refusal for months to engage in a "cage match" with the GOP frontrunner. "There are many people that are observing this race nationally [who say it] is coming more and more down to a two-man race between me and Donald Trump," Cruz said. "And we're at the phase in the race where the voters are beginning to look very, very carefully at the records of the candidates." Cruz has consistently avoided attacking or questioning Trump. But on...
  • Cruz Super PACs, Watching Trump, Make Biggest TV Play Yet

    01/19/2016 8:38:14 AM PST · by Isara · 10 replies
    Texas Tribune ^ | Jan. 19, 2016 | Patrick Svitek
    U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz speaks to a crowd gathered at Prime Time Restaurant in Guthrie Center, Iowa, on Monday, Jan. 4, 2016. (Photo by Rebecca F. Miller) A super PAC supporting Ted Cruz is making its biggest investment yet in television advertising, reserving $2.5 million of airtime in Iowa and South Carolina with less than two weeks until the first nominating contests begin. The effort also comes as the U.S. senator from Texas wades deeper into a battle with billionaire Donald Trump that is expected to grow more contentious in the run-up to the Iowa caucuses — and possibly require...
  • A Conspiracy So Immense: What will it take for the MSM to cover the progressive movement?

    01/20/2013 11:04:47 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 49 replies
    The Washington Free Beacon ^ | January 11, 2013 | Matthew Continetti
    Lets pretend that in the spring of 2012 Grover Norquist of Americans for Tax Reform, John Engler of the Business Roundtable, Tim Phillips of Americans for Prosperity, and Wayne LaPierre of the National Rifle Association began to organize an assembly of right-leaning groups. Lets pretend that in the months since there had been not one but two meetings where these luminaries joined with representatives of Christians United For Israel, the American Enterprise Institute, the Heritage Foundation, the Tea Party Express, the Federation for American Immigration Reform, and the American Petroleum Institute to discuss strategy and promote a series of structural...
  • Food Fight: Will the Federal Government Control Our Food?

    12/30/2010 8:29:09 AM PST · by opentalk · 35 replies · 58+ views
    Big Government ^ | December 30, 2010 | Dr. Susan Berry
    Amidst the hustle and bustle of the lame duck Congress, another law was passed that didnt quite get the same media coverage as the Bush tax extension package, the repeal of Dont Ask, Dont Tell, and the new START treaty. The Food Safety Modernization Act was not steeped in the same level of popular controversy as these other pieces of legislation. Nevertheless, its passage may affect our daily lives even more than these, and in a rather stealth manner. Yes, the week before Christmas, the 111th Congress of the United States gave Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services...
  • Exposing the puppetmasters

    01/15/2011 7:50:37 PM PST · by Nachum · 11 replies
    Jewish World Review ^ | 1/15/11 | Caroline Glick
    Israel is, finally, investigating how fifth-columnist non-profits are being funded. So why are pols crying foul? | Israel is today in the throes of a powerful backlash against the Knesset's decision last week to establish a parliamentary commission of inquiry into the foreign funding of Israeli NGOs that engage in political warfare against the state. Opposition leader Tzipi Livni claimed on Tuesday that the commission shows that "Israel today is deteriorating and abusing the very values for which we want to fight. The way that Israeli is presented by the belligerent, violent government is hindering Israel's ability to defend...
  • Pope's Christmas Warning: 'The Future Of The World Is At Stake'

    12/26/2010 7:17:11 AM PST · by marshmallow · 16 replies · 4+ views
    The Bulletin (Philadelphia) ^ | 12/24/10 | John-Henry Westen
    In his traditional Christmas greeting to Vatican officials this morning, the Pope drew a link between the times of the fall of the Roman Empire and our own times, arguing that the future of the world is at stake"VATICAN ( In his traditional Christmas greeting to Vatican officials this morning, the Pope drew a link between the times of the fall of the Roman Empire and our own times, arguing that the future of the world is at stake. Describing the decline of the Roman Empire he said, The disintegration of the key principles of law and of the...
  • Palin Is No Puppet: Just as Cheney didn't control George W. Bush, the neocons don't control Sarah

    04/09/2010 10:56:44 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 36 replies · 889+ views
    The National Journal ^ | April 10, 2010 | Paul Starobin
    Of the many unflattering caricatures of Sarah Palin that litter the political landscape, the notion that she is a dummy or a puppet -- a mere figure for manipulation by a superior brain -- is probably the most prevalent. She has even been given a mock "endorsement," bestowed in a YouTube video by the so-called Ventriloquist Dummies of America Association, for her supposed likeness to an inert object of play. So let's just say this at the top: Palin is not anyone's puppet. It is not true for her, just as it was not true for George W. Bush, Ronald...
  • Palin: Obama has snookered you again America!

    03/16/2010 9:23:06 AM PDT · by Patriot1259 · 3 replies · 472+ views ^ | 03/16/2010 | Gary P.
    We have been reporting on the massive blow Barack Obama has done to our national security, and how his hostile take over of Sarah Palins gasline project is an attempt to either take credit for this project as his own, or to simply shut it down. We are busily researching all of the ins and outs, and the relationships between Obamas new Pipeline Czar Larry Persily, and members of the Corrupt Bastards Club in Alaska. So there will be a lot more to come on this. For now, Sarah Palin is speaking out against yet another evil Barack Obama is...
  • The Puppetmasters are tired of Obama

    01/30/2010 5:49:31 AM PST · by OldPossum1 · 11 replies · 1,002+ views
    Let Us Go Then You and I ^ | 1/30/2010 | OldPossum
    Obama Getting Thrown Under the Bus I never believed Obama was anything but a puppet. I dont know who the puppetmaster is. Maybe it is George Soros, maybe Andy Stern. Watching Obama without his buddies, Teleprompter Left and Teleprompter Right, is painful. He utters more uhs than a gum-chomping valley girl.
  • Jesse Lee Peterson Radio Show, Uniting the Races with Truth, Instead of Dividing them with Lies

    11/18/2009 5:13:58 PM PST · by abigail2 · 28 replies · 489+ views
    BOND Action, Inc. ^ | November 19, 2009 | abigail2
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  • Obama: Trilateral Commission Endgame (Update 1)

    02/06/2009 10:08:26 AM PST · by jroneil · 25 replies · 827+ views
    The August Review ^ | January 30, 2009 | Patrick Wood
    For anyone who doubts the Commission's continuing influence on Obama, consider that he has already appointed no less than eleven members of the Commission to top-level and key positions in his Administration. According to official Trilateral Commission membership lists, there are only 87 members from the United States (the other 337 members are from other regions). Thus, in less than two weeks since his inauguration, Obama's appointments encompass more than 12% of Commission's entire U.S. membership. Is this a mere coincidence or is it a continuation of dominance over the Executive Branch since 1976? (For important background, read The Trilateral...
  • Top Astronaut: 'Aliens Do Exist' [Dr Edgar Mitchell who was the sixth man on the Moon......]

    07/24/2008 6:56:42 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 751 replies · 5,078+ views
    Top Astronaut: 'Aliens Do Exist' 11:37am UK, Thursday July 24, 2008 Aliens do exist and have even contacted humans on Earth, according to top astronaut Dr Edgar Mitchell who was the sixth man on the Moon. l-alien Dr Edgar Mitchell says aliens are just like little men The truth has been hidden by governments for more than 60 years, the Moon walker says. And he claims he is lifting the lid on a conspiracy to keep aliens a secret. Dr Mitchell, who was on Apollo 14 in 1971, has told how he was aware of many UFO visits to Earth...
  • Military now says planes flying in area of UFO reports (Stephenville "UFO")

    01/24/2008 8:40:09 AM PST · by mnehring · 537 replies · 2,917+ views
    FORT WORTH — So much for aliens in Texas dairy country. At least that's what the military said today, reporting that 10 F-16 fighter jets were training in the Stephenville area the night dozens of residents reported seeing a UFO. Although Air Force Reserve officials at the Joint Reserve Base Naval Air Station in Fort Worth initially said none of their planes were in the area Jan. 8, they said today that they had made a mistake and wanted to set the record straight "in the interest of public awareness." Some residents aren't buying it, though, saying the military's revelation...
  • World Terrorism: News, History and Research Of A Changing World #5

    09/30/2006 10:18:39 AM PDT · by DAVEY CROCKETT · 5,021 replies · 17,934+ views
    CIA ^ | Page last updated: 07/27/2006 | National Intelligence Council's "Global Trends 2015
    "Global Trends 2015" Terrorism-Related Excerpts -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- The following items are terrorism-related items from the National Intelligence Council's "Global Trends 2015: A Dialogue About the Future With Nongovernment Experts" report (December 2000). Transnational Terrorism (page 50) States with poor governance; ethnic, cultural, or religious tensions; weak economies; and porous borders will be prime breeding grounds for terrorism. In such states, domestic groups will challenge the entrenched government, and transnational networks seeking safehavens. At the same time, the trend away from state-supported political terrorism and toward more diverse, free-wheeling, transnational networksenabled by information technologywill continue. Some of the states that actively sponsor...
  • Task Force Report on SPP and North American Union

    09/18/2006 6:21:48 PM PDT · by Ladycalif · 13 replies · 536+ views
    Report of an Independent Task Force, Sponsored by the Council on Foreign Relations with the Canadian Council of Chief Executives and the Consejo Mexicano de Asuntos Internacionales, May 2005. (70-page pdf) List of Task Force members on page 9 and information on page 40. Little long, but very important.
  • World Terrorism: News, History and Research Of A Changing World #4.

    08/07/2006 3:43:15 PM PDT · by DAVEY CROCKETT · 5,043 replies · 13,859+ views
    National Review Online ^ | August 02, 2006 | Walid Phares on the Mideast
    Tehran & Damascus Move to Lebanon Lebanon-born Walid Phares is a senior fellow at the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies. Author of the recent book Future Jihad, he was also one of the architects of 2004s United Nations resolution 1559, which called for the disarming of Hezbollah. NRO editor Kathryn Lopez recently talked to Phares about whats going on in the Mideast, what happened to the Cedar Revolution, and this war were all in. Kathryn Jean Lopez: What is Future Jihad? Are we seeing it in the Mideast now? Walid Phares: Future Jihad, which has already begun, refers to...
  • G.O.P. Senator Resisting Bush Over Detainees - RINO MEGA-HURL ALERT

    07/18/2006 2:09:29 PM PDT · by eartotheground · 55 replies · 966+ views
    The New York Times ^ | July 18, 2006 | KATE ZERNIKE
    Senator Lindsey Graham often plays the contrarian, the conservative Republican willing to poke a stick in the eye of the White House. Mr. Graham advocates using the existing court-martial system as the basis for trying suspects, a position that has drawn fire from many other Republicans. Last year, against the wishes of the Bush administration, he was one of the key forces in helping pass a ban on torture. While some other Republicans argue that terrorists do not deserve legal or human rights, Mr. Graham has insisted that only a system grounded in the fundamental rights of the military code...
  • World Terrorism: News, History and Research Of A Changing World.

    06/16/2006 2:08:19 PM PDT · by DAVEY CROCKETT · 4,622 replies · 13,190+ views
    the Middle East Quarterly ^ | SPRING 2006 VOLUME XIII: NUMBER 2 | David Kennedy Houck
    The Islamist Challenge to the U.S. Constitution by David Kennedy Houck First in Europe and now in the United States, Muslim groups have petitioned to establish enclaves in which they can uphold and enforce greater compliance to Islamic law. While the U.S. Constitution enshrines the right to religious freedom and the prohibition against a state religion, when it comes to the rights of religious enclaves to impose communal rules, the dividing line is more nebulous. Can U.S. enclaves, homeowner associations, and other groups enforce Islamic law? Such questions are no longer theoretical. While Muslim organizations first established enclaves in Europe,[1]...
  • World's Elite Gather to Brainstorm in Secret [Bilderberger Group]

    06/10/2006 11:06:40 AM PDT · by ex-Texan · 120 replies · 3,355+ views
    The Vancouver Province ^ | 6/9/2006 | Andrew Mayeda & Glen McGregor, CanWest
    OTTAWA -- Greeted at the airport by limousine drivers holding single-letter "B" signs, global luminaries such as Henry Kissinger, David Rockefeller and Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands began arriving in Ottawa Thursday for the annual gathering of the ultra-secretive Bilderberg Group. Over the next three days, they and other prominent political and business leaders from North America and Europe are expected to discuss issues such as the security threat posed by Iran and the direction of oil markets. The group's discreet approach was evident as attendees arrived at the Ottawa International Airport. Outside the airport, a phalanx of limousines queued...
  • U.S. general in Iraq warns Iran on bomb smuggling

    05/07/2006 12:40:45 PM PDT · by Flavius · 27 replies · 825+ views
    Reuters ^ | 07 May 2006 | Reuters
    FORT TARIK, Iraq, May 7 (Reuters) - A senior U.S. general flew to Iraq's vast desert frontier with Iran on Sunday and vowed to stop what he said was the smuggling of bomb materials from Iran that is wreaking havoc among American troops. Landing by helicopter under the gun sights of Iranian border guards perched on a watchtower across the frontier, Lieutenant General Peter Chiarelli, the No. 2 U.S. general in Iraq, said U.S. and Iraqi forces securing the border will do "all we can" to stop roadside bombs. Known as improvised explosive devices, or IEDs, the home-made bombs are...
  • UFO study finds no sign of aliens

    05/07/2006 12:25:53 PM PDT · by oxcart · 127 replies · 1,641+ views
    BBC NEWS ^ | 05/07/2006 | By Mark Simpson
    UFO study finds no sign of aliens Mark Simpson BBC News The 400-page report was kept secret for six years Alleged UFO sightings A confidential Ministry of Defence report on Unidentified Flying Objects has concluded that there is no proof of alien life forms. In spite of the secrecy surrounding the UFO study, it seems citizens of planet Earth have little to worry about. The report, which was completed in 2000 and stamped "Secret: UK Eyes Only", has been made public for the first time. Only a small number of copies were produced and the identity of the man who...
  • Been nice knowin' ya, America

    05/07/2006 10:28:12 AM PDT · by NorthEasterner · 283 replies · 5,617+ views
    The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review ^ | May 7,2006 | Dimitri Vassilaros
    Been nice knowin' ya, America By Dimitri Vassilaros TRIBUNE-REVIEW Sunday, May 7, 2006 Will the next generation of U.S. citizens consider themselves Americans or post-Americans? Better still, why wouldn't they consider themselves post-Americans? Considering how quickly this republic is unraveling, is it too late to ask rhetorical questions?
  • What McCain has to offer...

    05/02/2006 8:27:23 AM PDT · by jacquej · 96 replies · 1,023+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | 4/30/2006 | Matin L. Gross
    he new Republican presidential candidate must be agile, quietly brilliant, intuitively political, a cross between Franklin Roosevelt and Ronald Reagan -- overwhelmingly charming and deceptive enough to achieve our national goals without anyone seeing his lips or his fingers move. Who's waiting in the Republican wings that fits that description? Few, if any. ... .....So how does one choose the right man? C. Northcote Parkinson of Parkinson's Law fame had the answer. For every impossible job -- as per Winston Churchill or FDR in World War II or Reagan in the Cold War -- there is only one person who...
  • The Georgia Guidestones

    05/02/2006 9:30:27 AM PDT · by Alex Murphy · 35 replies · 5,946+ views
    Surfing the Apocalypse ^ | Unknown | Unknown
    <p>Seven miles north of Elberton, Georgia on Highway 77 stands an enigmatic monument known as "The Georgia Guidestones." A dedication written on each side of the capstone reads "Let these be Guidestones to an Age of Reason." This dedication is carved in four "dead" languages : Babylonian Cuneiform, Classical Greek, Egyptian Hieroglyphics and Sanskrit.</p>
  • Qaddafi: Europe and the U.S. Should Agree to Become Islamic or Declare War on the Muslims

    05/02/2006 12:33:02 PM PDT · by Dark Skies · 142 replies · 3,626+ views ^ | 5/2/2006 | Robert Spencer
    He says many other notable things as well, including the idea that Turkey's admission into the EU is a step toward the inevitable Islamization of Europe. He also denounces the Jewish and Christian Scriptures as forgeries, in accord with mainstream Islamic thinking, and asserts that they teach hatred, in a nice bit of pot-calling-the-kettle-black activity. He recommends the Medieval Muslim forgery called "The Gospel of Barnabas" as a substitute. "Libyan Leader Mu'ammar Al-Qadhafi: Europe and the U.S. Should Agree to Become Islamic or Declare War on the Muslims," from MEMRI TV, with thanks to WC: Following are excerpts from a...
  • Would like advice Hillary is coming to my child's school

    05/02/2006 9:20:01 PM PDT · by Belleview · 294 replies · 4,025+ views
    We were informed by my child's principal that Senators Hillary Clinton and Blanch Lincoln would be at his school for a reading program presentation. The letter said that only students and faculty could attend -- no parents or friends would be admitted. Usually the school has a real open door policy for parents. The program will not be taped (for later viewing of parents) as Clinton's press secretary will not allow it. So I can't even review what was said or hold anyone accountable. Supposedly this event is not to be used for political purposes. So what is it for?
  • Defending science education against intelligent design: a call to action

    05/03/2006 8:23:06 AM PDT · by PatrickHenry · 972 replies · 7,669+ views
    American Society for Clinical Investigation ^ | 01 May 2006 | Alan D. Attie, Elliot Sober, Ronald L. Numbers, etc.
    We review here the current political landscape and our own efforts to address the attempts to undermine science education in Wisconsin. To mount an effective response, expertise in evolutionary biology and in the history of the public controversy is useful but not essential. However, entering the fray requires a minimal tool kit of information. Here, we summarize some of the scientific and legal history of this issue and list a series of actions that scientists can take to help facilitate good science education and an improved atmosphere for the scientific enterprise nationally. Finally, we provide some model legislation that has...
  • Schachte ready to re-engage in Kerry Purple Heart dispute

    05/04/2006 1:13:03 PM PDT · by Phil Harmonic · 95 replies · 3,049+ views
    The Post and Courier ^ | May 4, 2006 | Ron Brinson
    Two years ago, Charleston's Billy Schachte was caught in the undertow of presidential campaign debates over the circumstances of John Kerry's first Purple Heart. He had commanded Kerry's first Vietnam combat mission and his recollection of the experience was very much different than Kerry's published account. Today, this tussle over truth and confusion simmers on just beneath the public's attention. That's likely to change soon. Television news veteran Marvin Kalb and his daughter are working through a Harvard-based grant to publish a book that will include commentary on the effectiveness and the credibility of the Swift Boat Veterans for Truth,...
  • YOUR PAPERS, PLEASE Is coming national ID 'mark of the beast'?

    05/05/2006 7:21:22 AM PDT · by churchillbuff · 467 replies · 3,661+ views
    WND ^ | May 5 06 | Ron Strom
    Is the national ID card the next step toward the imposition of the biblical "mark of the beast" Christians believe will be required to buy and sell during the Last Days? That's the contention of a growing group of believers who are working to turn back the approval of the Real ID Act by Congress last year. Public Law 109-13 requires the national ID portion of the plan go into effect by May 2008. "There is a prophecy in the Bible that foretells a time when every person will be required to have a mark or a number, without which...
  • What's up with WalMart?

    05/06/2006 7:07:04 AM PDT · by DH · 196 replies · 3,222+ views
    Self | 5/6/06 | DH
    What's up with Walmart. I just came back from getting groceries there and when I got to up to the checkout area there was a large rack of caps on display and each one had a symbol of Mexico...flag, insignia, emblems etc... I was also entertained by a blaring PA system playing Tejano too, just like every Saturday morning that I go there to get groceries. I guess that Walmart wanted to sell out Americans to make money on Cinco De Mayo celebrations...the one that Mexicans celebrate here in America with more gusto than the 4th of July. I have...
  • Modern Bibles are the Result of Many Edits:

    05/06/2006 7:04:47 AM PDT · by canuck_conservative · 238 replies · 3,579+ views
    For all those folks following the Good Book, we have some bad news. Turns out a lot of our modern Bible was tacked on, scratched out, and just plain garbled from the original Gospels as scribes over the millennia tried to present Christianity in what they thought was its truest light. In fact, many of our modern Bibles are based on the wrong originals, says Bart Ehrman in his best-selling book Misquoting Jesus: The Story behind who Changed the Bible and Why. Even our beloved King James version has several segments based on a 12th-century manuscript that scholars now say...
  • Hacker fears 'UFO cover-up'-(ccused of hacking into Nasa and the US military)

    05/06/2006 5:11:23 PM PDT · by Flavius · 90 replies · 2,270+ views
    bbc ^ | Friday, 5 May 2006 | na
    In 2002, Gary McKinnon was arrested by the UK's national high-tech crime unit, after being accused of hacking into Nasa and the US military computer networks. He says he spent two years looking for photographic evidence of alien spacecraft and advanced power technology. America now wants to put him on trial, and if tried there he could face 60 years behind bars. Banned from using the internet, Gary spoke to Click presenter Spencer Kelly to tell his side of the story, ahead of his extradition hearing on Wednesday, 10 May. You can read what he had to say here. Spencer...
  • Did McCain REALLY Say What I Thought He Said on IMUS This Morning?

    04/28/2006 5:35:44 AM PDT · by Pharmboy · 130 replies · 4,353+ views
    Imus in the Morning ^ | 4-28-06 | Me--Report on IMUS
    The Set UP: Earlier this week, Boston area talk show host Michael Graham was interviewed by Imus on several issues, for example, Tony Snow, Bush and McCain. When asked about the "right wing" efforts to paint McCain as "crazy," Graham said that most of the time McCain sounds reasonable, but there is a fear that some mornings he wakes up and says to himself: "I think I'll limit the First Amendment today." Well, Imus asked him about that this morning, and McCain said that yeah, they're talking about the Campaign Finance Reform Law, and that given the choice between (paraphrasing...
  • McCain warns Russia, China on Iran

    04/28/2006 2:13:19 PM PDT · by West Coast Conservative · 65 replies · 1,232+ views
    Reuters ^ | April 28, 2006
    A leading U.S. senator warned Russia and China on Friday of damage to their relationship with the United States if they refused to go along with sanctions against Iran. Republican Senator John McCain of Arizona told a Brussels conference that Iran's nuclear program posed the greatest security threat to the world alongside terrorism. The U.N. Security Council should impose sanctions including an investment ban, a travel ban and asset freezes on government leaders and nuclear scientists, McCain said. Asked what consequences there would be if Moscow and Beijing blocked such a move, he told reporters: "Clearly it's going to affect...
  • Iran's Secret Plan if Attacked by US Codenamed "Judgement Day"

    04/29/2006 10:17:44 AM PDT · by Mount Athos · 100 replies · 2,520+ views
    Asharq Alawsat ^ | April 27, 2006 | Ali Nouri Zadeh
    Eight fundamentalist Islamist organizations have received large sums of money in the last month from the Iranian intelligence services, as part of a project to strike U.S military and economic installations across the Middle East Asharq Al-Awsat has learned. The plan, which also includes the carrying out of suicide operations targeting US and British interests in the region, as well as their Arab and Muslim allies, in case Iran is attacked, was drawn up by a number of experts guerilla warfare and terrorist operations, and was revealed by a senior source in the Iranian armed forces' joint chief of staff...
  • Iran unable to block Hormuz

    04/26/2006 2:01:56 AM PDT · by Wiz · 69 replies · 3,667+ views
    WASHINGTON [MENL] -- Iran lacks the capability to block the world's leading shipping route for crude oil exports. The Center for Strategic and International Studies said the Iranian Navy, including the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, has failed to procure the platforms or weapons required to block the Straits of Hormuz, the passage for 60 percent of the world's oil trade. In a report, the Washington-based center said the United States could block any Iranian attempt to attack Gulf shipping, particularly from the sea. "Iran could not close the Strait of Hormuz, or halt tanker traffic, and its submarines and much...
  • Do not attack Iran

    04/25/2006 3:14:40 PM PDT · by Crackingham · 75 replies · 1,698+ views
    International Herald Tribune ^ | 4/25/6 | Zbigniew Brzezinski
    Iran's announcement that it has enriched a minute amount of uranium has unleashed urgent calls for a preventive U.S. air strike by the same sources that earlier urged war on Iraq. If there is another terrorist attack in the United States, you can bet your bottom dollar that there will be also immediate charges that Iran was responsible in order to generate public hysteria in favor of military action. But there are four compelling reasons against a preventive air attack on Iranian nuclear facilities: 1. In the absence of an imminent threat (with the Iranians at least several years away...
  • Mark of the beast Seen In National ID

    04/24/2006 7:25:48 PM PDT · by Iam1ru1-2 · 51 replies · 1,411+ views ^ | 4/16/06 | Eric Eyre
    A group of Christian conservatives is urging Gov. Joe Manchin to reject a federally mandated digitized driver's license law, comparing the bar-coded national ID program to the "mark of the beast." Fourteen members of the group that opposes the federal Real ID Act of 2005 met with Division of Motor Vehicles Commissioner Joseph Cicchirillo, governor's office lawyer Joe Ward and Manchin legislative aide Jim Pitrolo for more than an hour on April 5. Pastor Ervin "Butch" Paugh, a 57-year-old Nicholas County preacher who heads the group, said last week that the new driver's licenses are unconstitutional, invade people's privacy and...
  • Tom Brokaw to David Gregory: Cool it!

    04/27/2006 8:39:20 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 72 replies · 3,740+ views
    NewsMax ^ | 4/27/06 | NewsMax
    NBC anchorman emeritus Tom Brokaw has taken the network's obstreperous White House correspondent David Gregory to the woodshed, warning him not to let his relationship with brand new White House press secretary Tony Snow devolve into a foodfight. "David and I have actually talked about this," Brokaw told radio host Don Imus on Thursday. "I would succumb to this from time-to-time," the veteran newsman recalled. "You get into that bubble in the White House press corps and you begin to think that it's between you personally and the press secretary. Or that you're showing off for your colleagues in the...
  • I was just hunting UFOs, says Pentagon's UK hacker

    04/27/2006 2:13:42 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 57 replies · 1,014+ views
    Reuters ^ | Thu Apr 27, 11:20 AM ET | Michael Holden
    LONDON (Reuters) - To the United States, he is a seriously dangerous man who put the nation's security at risk by committing "the biggest military computer hack of all time." But Briton Gary McKinnon says he is just an ordinary computer nerd who wanted to find out whether aliens and UFOs exist.During his two-year quest, McKinnon broke into computers at the Pentagon, NASA and the Johnson Space Center as well as systems used by the U.S. army, navy and air force.U.S. officials say he caused $700,000 worth of damage and even crippled vital defense systems shortly after the September 11...
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  • Sienna Miller gets death threats from Muslims

    04/20/2006 1:38:51 AM PDT · by LibWhacker · 44 replies · 1,885+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | 4/20/06
    U.S.-born actress warned 'she will be sorry' unless she pulls out of film Sienna Miller Sienna Miller reportedly feared for her life after getting a flood of death threats from Islamic extremists. The American-born, British-bred actress best-known for starring in the remake of "Alfie" as well as her engagement to actor Jude Law, is said to have received a torrent of vicious threats from Muslims furious she's starring in "Interview," a remake of director Theo van Gogh's 2003 thriller. Van Gogh is the Dutch director who was shot and killed in 2004 by an Islamic extremist in connection with his...
  • Carter UFO guru puts faith in crop circles

    04/15/2006 4:34:38 AM PDT · by ovrtaxt · 147 replies · 2,329+ views
    Worldnetdaily ^ | April 14, 2006 | unknown
    ALIEN NATION Carter UFO guru puts faith in crop circles Seeks to end Earth's quarantine by morespiritually evolved 'Off-Planet Cultures' Posted: April 14, 20068:55 p.m. Eastern Alfred Webre President Jimmy Carter's former UFO guru, Alfred Webre, is still promoting the quest for extraterrestrials now suggesting it is a matter of spiritual life and death for humanity. In his new book, "Exopolitics Politics, Government and Law in the Universe," he concludes that Earth has been "under quarantine" too long from more spiritually evolved "Off-Planet Cultures" or OPCs, as they are known in ET circles. Webre has...
  • National Review Urges Harris To Drop Senate Bid

    04/10/2006 8:41:17 PM PDT · by MindBender26 · 174 replies · 1,983+ views
    The conservative magazine National Review urged Republican U.S. Rep. Katherine Harris to get out of the Senate race against incumbent Democrat Bill Nelson, saying she can't win. "Many Floridians simply refuse to support her," the publication said in an editorial released Monday. "In February, a GOP poll of likely voters found her to have a favorable rating of just 35 percent and an unfavorable rating of 45 percent. Those numbers are fatal." The publication said Harris should step aside and let another Republican try to beat Nelson, who it described as "a colorless career politician." Harris has also been urged...
  • Why McCain might be it

    04/10/2006 12:05:37 AM PDT · by neverdem · 214 replies · 3,800+ views
    First Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston, now John McCain and the media. Even torrid relationships are perishable. It was only a matter of time before the media turned on their pin-up, and that time has arrived. A rivulet, soon to be a river, of journalism is reporting as a mystery deciphered, even a scandal unearthed that McCain, who occupies the Senate seat once held by Barry Goldwater, is a conservative Republican. He has been unmasked as a "pro-life, pro-family, fiscal conservative." Those words are his, and are a reasonably accurate self-description of the man who voted against the...
  • Judge Drops Senator Clinton From Lawsuit

    04/10/2006 7:34:31 AM PDT · by Mike Bates · 68 replies · 2,111+ views
    New York Sun ^ | 4/10/2006 | Josh Gerstein
    SAN FRANCISCO - A California judge has dismissed Senator Clinton as a defendant in a long-running lawsuit brought by the underwriter of a major fund-raising gala for her 2000 campaign. During an hour-long hearing Friday in Los Angeles Superior Court, Judge Aurelio Munoz granted Mrs. Clinton's motion to be dismissed from the case, in which a former Internet entrepreneur, Peter Paul, accuses the senator, President Clinton, and several associates of fraud.
  • World Terrorism: Granny's Googles/News/History/Much Much More.

    04/01/2006 5:00:12 PM PST · by DAVEY CROCKETT · 4,995 replies · 17,421+ views
    FrontPageMagazine ^ | 3-28-06 | By Lowell Ponte
    Europe's botched civilization, perverted by socialism and lost faith, seems to have lost the will, the passion to sustain itself. If it continues to practice today's multiculturalist leftism, Europe's demographic doom will be sealed. Some harbingers: In Brussels, Belgium, the most popular name for baby boys is now Mohammad. Sustaining the population of a nation requires that on average each couple gives birth to 2.1 children. The average European couple now has fewer than 1.4 babies, compared to 3.6 babies born to the average Muslim immigrant couple in Europe. Across Western Europe 16 to 20 percent of babies are being...
  • Just a reminder: Free Republic is a conservative site

    04/11/2006 3:33:35 AM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 1,212 replies · 26,846+ views
    Just a reminder: Free Republic is a conservative site. We fight for conservative principles, values and causes. We defend the Constitution. We defend our borders. We defend our God-given rights. We are opposed to the liberal/socialist/Marxist agenda for America. We do not willingly give up ground to the Marxists. It's true that the illegal immigration issue is very discouraging, and I don't know if anyone has a solution that will appeal to conservatives and yet manage to get by Democrat obstructionism, ie, a filibuster, but I don't see that as any reason to give up everything. We should not allow...
  • Injured Cop Fumes At Hillary

    11/01/2001 4:41:49 AM PST · by veronica · 108 replies · 1,161+ views
    <p>SEN. Hillary Clinton has never been a favorite of rank-and-file New York cops, but it is certain she has now lost the vote of Westchester County Police Officer Ernest Dymond.</p> <p>Dymond, a 19-year veteran of the force, has been out of work for more than two weeks after he was injured while trying to stop a black van carrying Clinton from blasting through a security checkpoint at Westchester County Airport on Oct. 14.</p>
  • The Future of North American Integration in the Wake of the Terrorist Attacks(October 17, 2001)

    04/01/2006 11:14:38 AM PST · by Butcher Kilroy · 16 replies · 835+ views
    Council on Foreign Relations ^ | October 17, 2001 | Unknown
    The Atlanta Roundtable held its second session on October 17, 2001 to discuss the future of North American integration in the wake of the terrorist attacks. Gordon D. Giffin, Vice Chairman of Long, Aldridge & Norman and former U.S. Ambassador to Canada, and Robert A. Pastor, Professor of Political Science at Emory University, led the discussion. [SNIP] A transformation occurred in Mexico with the election of Vicente Fox. He met with President Bush on September 4 and proposed a very broad agenda: legalizing anywhere from three to seven million illegal immigrants, expanding temporary migration from Mexico, increasing cooperation in law...