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  • Human Flesh-Craving Squirrels Are Attacking MTA Workers

    05/30/2015 7:30:43 PM PDT · by Jack Hydrazine · 88 replies ^ | 29MAY2015 | Staff Writer
    Earlier this month, a squirrel in the Bronx bit an MTA worker's finger, sending her to the hospital. Now, it appears squirrels have developed a taste for salty, delectable people flesh—a second MTA worker has been attacked by a squirrel, this time in the train car of a Coney Island-bound Q train. It's unclear whether the same squirrel was coming back for seconds, or if the city's squirrel population has teamed up with the coyotes to rid the city of all non-littering humans. This week's squirrel-sourced aggression occurred at around 9:20 a.m. on Thursday, near the Cortelyou Road Q station....
  • Why Are Nearly Half the Voters Still Slobbering Over Obama?

    07/21/2014 12:01:52 PM PDT · by chessplayer · 62 replies
    I don’t get it. According to Rasmussen, 47 percent of likely voters approve of the job President Obama is doing. They called Ronald Reagan the Teflon president but the title now belongs to Barack Obama. Nothing sticks to him. Not Fast and Furious, not the trouble associated with ObamaCare, not Benghazi, not the IRS scandal, not the deal for Bergdahl, I’m betting not the border crisis and not anything else, including his less than forceful response to Mr. Putin for Russia’s role in the Malaysian plane disaster.
  • She-Wolf Attacks More Than 10 People in Tiberias Before Shot Dead (VIDEO)

    03/08/2014 6:20:29 PM PST · by fso301 · 62 replies
    Algemeiner ^ | March 7, 2014 | Staff Writers
    I didn't even know they had wolfs/coyotes in that part of the world.
  • A tale of two Scarboroughs: From rabid gun rights crusader to gun control advocate

    04/24/2013 9:45:33 PM PDT · by Nachum · 11 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 4/24/13 | Jeff Poor
    Over the past four months, former Florida Republican Rep. Joe Scarborough has used his “Morning Joe” program on MSNBC as a platform to be an outspoken critic of the National Rifle Association and anyone else standing in the way of what he calls “common sense” gun control legislation. On more than one occasion over the past month, Scarborough has accused NRA-loyal Republicans of putting the interests of “rapists” ahead of other Americans. “I can’t believe those Republicans are going to allow the entire Republican Party to be the party that basically put rapists’ rights over parents’ rights to keep their...
  • Michele Bachmann and the Left (The Left fear her and want her silenced for good reason)

    09/04/2012 7:38:18 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 12 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 09/04/2012 | Jeff Lipkes
    I told my apolitical daughter I'd interviewed Michele Bachman the day before and asked if she knew who Bachmann is. My daughter thought for a second and said, "Yeah, that crazy lady." With the exception of Sarah Palin, no one has been demonized by the media as much as the congresswoman from Minnesota. The notorious Newsweek cover picture, headlined "The Queen of Rage," epitomized scores of hit pieces by the boys and girls of the MSM. But when open-minded writers actually spoke with her, it was a different story. According to Bachmann, reporters for three major publications -- she wouldn't...
  • The Virus that Inspired the Whole Zombie Genre

    06/19/2012 7:28:59 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 13 replies
    IO9 ^ | Jun 19, 2012 | Esther Inglis-Arkell
    The Virus that Inspired the Whole Zombie Genre Zombies have come to dominate pop culture — and the explanations for their origins range from dark magic to strange satellites. But the concept of zombies has been around for thousands of years — and it looks like the idea originally came from the world of epidemiology, not the world of legends. Biting, fear of light, speechlessness, and the intense aggression that most zombie movies display all come from a single source; rabies. Take a look at the original "rage virus." While some zombie movies go for the uncanny — emphasizing the...
  • Survival story: How they defeated a rabid bear

    04/28/2012 2:48:09 PM PDT · by MamaDearest · 15 replies ^ | April 26, 2012 | Lisa Provence
    Running into a rabid bear can pretty much ruin your morning, according to two men who survived to tell the tale of Virginia's first-ever reported rabid bear, an encounter that occurred in the neighborhood of the hiker-heavy Appalachian Trail and the family-friendly Skyline Drive. It started out a pretty typical day for Bobby Bryant, the farm manager at Royal Orchard, the 2,800-acre estate on Afton Mountain that used to provide Albemarle Pippins to Queen Victoria and is owned by the Scott family of Scott Stadium and Scott & Stringfellow brokerage-firm fame. Bryant, a 56-year-old Afton native who's worked on the...
  • Rabid dogs roam holiday hotspot, kill at least 78

    08/01/2010 10:05:29 AM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 36 replies · 4+ views
    Associated Press ^ | August 1, 2010 | MARGIE MASON
    BALI, Indonesia (AP) -- Putu Valentino Rosiadi should have started third grade this month. But instead of buying a new school uniform and notebooks, his father mournfully cradles a black-and-white photo.
  • Kids seen with rabid skunk, prompting reminder

    05/08/2010 9:24:20 AM PDT · by SandRat · 20 replies · 469+ views
    SIERRA VISTA — The Army heath center on Fort Huachuca is looking to remind those with children to ensure they avoid unfamiliar or stray animals, wild or otherwise, after two young children were seen playing with a skunk that was later determined to be rabid last week. The Raymond W. Bliss Army Health Center release advocating caution does not specify if either of the children, young boys between the ages of 6 and 9, were infected. Rabies spreads through the bite and saliva of infected animals, and can also be spread if there is contact with the animal’s saliva to...
  • Fox attacks Wake Forest teen

    09/26/2009 8:16:54 PM PDT · by Freedom'sWorthIt · 41 replies · 1,692+ views
    WRAL TV website ^ | 9/24/09 | Beau Minnick
    A 13-year-old boy was attacked by a fox on Monday afternoon in a wooded area in the Twin Creeks community in Wake Forest. Jesse Frutiger said he was in the woods when the animal approached him and immediately started hissing. He said he threw a rock at the fox and that’s when the animal lunged at him
  • Hitler / Obama Comparisons: Is Barack Obama Like Adolf Hitler or The Nazis?

    08/27/2009 7:57:56 PM PDT · by FromLori · 57 replies · 4,060+ views
    Is Barack Obama like the Nazis or Adolf Hitler? Does even asking the question make you a right-wing nut or a partisan hack? Is it distasteful to mention Hitler or the Nazis to make a point? Let's take a sober look at the answers to these questions below: Godwin's Law Adolf Hitler seems to appear frequently in political debates. Reference to Hitler or Nazism is so commonplace that in 1990, U.S. attorney and author Mike Godwin coined an adage that has become well known on Internet discussion forums as Godwin's Law: "As a Usenet discussion grows longer, the probability of...
  • 5 receiving rabies treatment due to rabid cat in SE Roanoke (VA)

    07/08/2009 11:56:23 AM PDT · by Darnright · 35 replies · 952+ views ^ | July 6, 2009 | Karen McNew
    The orange and white stray cat was brought to Vinton Veterinary Hospital on June 26th and tested positive for rabies four days later. A notice went up on neighbors doors in the Garden City area of Roanoke City. The cat had been seen in the 1500 block of Hillview Avenue. Heather Reed is a Veterinary Technician at Vinton Veterinary Hospital and now has to undergo rabies shots after being bitten by the rabid cat. She says, “I was at home when the health department called me and um got a little frantic because i am five months pregnant and i...
  • Woman treated after handling rabid bat

    05/14/2009 5:26:44 AM PDT · by Peter Horry · 7 replies · 425+ views
    The State ^ | May. 14, 2009 | LEE HIGGINS
    A West Columbia woman is undergoing several weeks of preventive medical treatment after handling a bat that tested positive Wednesday for rabies. She took the live bat out of her dog’s mouth Saturday with her bare hands, thinking it was a baby bird, said Department of Health and Environmental Control spokeswoman Clair Boatwright. It’s unclear whether the bat bit the woman, but she is receiving shots, just in case. DHEC would not release her name, citing privacy laws. It was the fourth confirmed rabid animal in Lexington County this year, according to DHEC. The others were raccoons.
  • Woman's fingertip bitten off during argument at meat market

    07/10/2008 3:45:18 AM PDT · by Caipirabob · 40 replies · 151+ views
    South Florida Sun-Sentinel ^ | 8:06 PM EDT, July 9, 2008 | Not available
    TAMPA - A Tampa woman bit off another woman's fingertip during an argument at a Tampa meat market. Police say two women were waiting to be served Monday when they began arguing about who was next in line. Customers take a number to order when they enter the market, but another customer who left before ordering had given Pamela Bumpers her number.
  • Rabid Fox Attacks Three in Plymouth Twp.

    10/05/2007 9:05:41 PM PDT · by Westlander · 1 replies · 257+ views
    WXYZ.COM ^ | 10-5-2007 | WXYZ.COM
    From Plymouth Township police... Plymouth Township – On Tuesday, October 2, 2007, Plymouth Township Police Officers responded to the area of Ann Arbor Trail and Beacon Hill Dr regarding a person that was bitten by a fox. This person was jogging along the roadside when the attack occurred. Later that same day, a resident was in his yard and was also attacked and bit by a fox. Shortly after the second incident a third victim was attacked, not injured, and was able to kill the fox with a garden tool. The investigation revealed that there was one fox involved in...
  • Aggressive bear shot by homeowner had rabies

    09/05/2007 8:36:25 AM PDT · by george76 · 53 replies · 840+ views
    Cumberland Times-News ^ | September 04, 2007 | Michael A. Sawyers
    The aggressive bear that was killed a week ago by an Amish Road homeowner after the animal charged and then attempted to pull out a window air conditioner has tested positive for rabies... "We sent the head to our health and mental hygiene lab in Baltimore on Thursday and got the results Friday," ... At 7:30 p.m. on Aug. 29, the homeowners had heard a commotion outside and saw a bear attempting to get at two penned pygmy goats. When the family hollered from its main doorway at the bear, it wheeled and charged the house. "At first it was...
  • Rabid bear killed trying to enter Garrett Co. home ('blasted the beast with a shotgun')

    09/05/2007 5:58:50 PM PDT · by RDTF · 38 replies · 1,432+ views
    Baltimore Sun ^ | Sept 05, 2007 | AP
    HAGERSTOWN - A rabid black bear trying to rip out a window air conditioner lost its tug-of-war with a terrified housewife when her husband blasted the beast with a shotgun, the woman and a state wildlife official said today. The bear rushed the house after Charlotte Stanton yelled out her screen door to try to scare it away from a goat pen. Stanton, 39, of rural Grantsville in Garrett County, said she was losing her tussle with the 134-pound sow when Michael Stanton pulled the trigger. "I finally yelled at my husband, because I couldn't hold on to that air...
  • Woman Strangles Raccoon (rabid)

    08/10/2007 10:50:51 AM PDT · by dynachrome · 75 replies · 3,055+ views ^ | 8-10-07 | CNN
    "A Cheshire, Connecticut, woman strangles a rabid raccoon to protect her children." (video report)
  • 5-Year-Old Protects Brother, Grabs Rabid Fox

    07/05/2007 9:40:22 AM PDT · by Abathar · 33 replies · 1,907+ views
    KINGSTOWN, N.C. -- A 5-year-old North Carolina boy grabbed a rabid fox by the neck and pinned it to the ground during a family cookout, protecting six other children before his stepfather could kill the animal. "I wanted to protect my little brother," Rayshun McDowell said. It happened Sunday in the front yard of the McDowell's home in Kingston, about 50 miles west of Charlotte. Rayshun got bit in the leg but the 61-pound boy still held the fox down for more than a minute until his stepfather could get there and kill the animal. Test results confirm the fox...
  • 5-year-old boy wrestled rabid fox

    07/04/2007 12:44:14 PM PDT · by george76 · 12 replies · 587+ views
    A 5-year-old Cleveland County boy pinned a rabid fox to the ground at a Sunday cookout, allowing six other children to run to safety. "I wanted to protect my little brother," said Rayshun McDowell, who encountered the animal while the children were playing in the front yard of his Kingstown home. The fox bit him on the leg, and the 61-pound boy pinned the lunging animal for more than a minute until his stepfather could rush to help him. "I looked out the window and Rayshun had the fox by the neck and was pushing it into the ground," said...
  • Full-Size Christmas Trees to Return to Seattle Airport [all trees going back up!]

    12/11/2006 10:13:29 PM PST · by TheBigB · 413 replies · 8,331+ views
    Fox News Online ^ | 12/12/06 | AP
    SEATAC, Wash. — The Christmas trees are going back up at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. Port of Seattle officials had ordered the trees taken down over the weekend after a local rabbi threatened a lawsuit if a menorah wasn't also displayed at the airport. Airport officials say they took that action out of concern that if they allowed the addition of a menorah, they would also have to display symbols of other religions and cultures, which was not something airport workers had time for during the busiest travel season of the year. Rabbi Elazar Bogomilsky says he never asked that the...
  • Dixie Chicks Just Now Blamed Free Republic For Their Downfall On "Hardball"

    10/26/2006 2:54:54 PM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 1,010 replies · 29,040+ views
    Self | October 26, 2006 | PJ-Comix
    FLASH!!! Dixie Chicks Natalie Manes just now blamed the Free Republic for their downfall on "Hardball." She claims the FR had an organized effort to bring them down.
  • Michelle Malkin: Berserk 'peace' activism

    07/29/2006 12:23:04 AM PDT · by JohnHuang2 · 20 replies · 1,483+ views
    Washington Times ^ | Saturday, July 29, 2006 | By Michelle Malkin
    You're walking down the street when you spot an antiwar protester wielding a peace sign on the corner. Quick, what do you do? Duck. As we battle global jihad, perplexed and apoplectic pacifists show their true colors. Rainbow tie-dye has turned to raging-bull red. Nobel Peace Laureate Betty Williams displayed what the Australian media called "her feisty Irish spirit" to hundreds of schoolchildren this week in a murder-minded diatribe against President Bush. "I have a very hard time with this word 'nonviolence,' because I don't believe that I am nonviolent," confessed Mrs. Williams. On the plus side, the rest of...
  • Beyond Immigration Rhetoric

    07/18/2006 8:12:32 AM PDT · by BerlinStrausbaugh · 76 replies · 2,366+ views
    American Conservative Union ^ | 7/18/2006 | David A. Keene
    The war over immigration reform among conservatives continues, and, as in most wars, truth has been one of the first casualties. Those who disagree with the hardening positions of people who would adopt more restrictive policies or with people who favor less restrictive measures are attacked as know-nothings, traitors or handmaidens of evil forces out to destroy the America we live in. Many conservatives reacted angrily to the way the Bush administration tried to demonize opposition to the president’s quasi-amnesty and guest-worker proposals when they were first introduced. Critics at the time were characterized as racists or “nativists” more interested...
  • 65% of Palestinians Applaud Terror Attacks on US and Europe

    12/27/2005 5:22:52 AM PST · by SJackson · 41 replies · 1,069+ views
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 12-27-05
    A poll carried out in the Palestinian Authority shows 65% support for Al Qaeda terror attacks on the United States and European countries - the biggest donors to the PA. The poll comes at a time when US and European funding of the Palestinian Authority is at an all-time high. With elections due to be held next month and the Hamas terror group gaining significantly in municipal elections and polls, the survey further illustrates the desire of a majority of PA Arabs to establish an Islamic state, similar to Iran. A whopping 79.9% of Palestinians would like the PA to...
  • Expletives Deleted: Alisa Tangles With The Right

    11/01/2005 4:48:49 PM PST · by Kitten Festival · 4 replies · 480+ views
    La Queen Sucia ^ | Nov. 1, 2005 | Alisa Valdes-Rodriguez
    "Bush, a hateful (edited) himself, nominates a hateful (edited) to the Supreme Court, even as his circle of hateful (edited) narrows under indictments" Samuel Alito. This is the guy Bush chose to replace the Bob-Dylan/birdwoman Harriet Meiers. Alito's record shows he supports HUGE restrictions on civil rights. Here is how a well-known law journal summed up his views on minorities and women: "Alito has a disturbing record in cases involving discrimination based on race, disability and gender. Under his judicial philosophy, victims would face near-impossible burdens to..." The AP reported today that Alito was going to the Capitol Rotunda with...
  • Democrats Showing They are Party of Extremists

    11/01/2005 7:20:45 AM PST · by yoe · 20 replies · 936+ views
    The Loft ^ | November 1, 2005 | Bobby Eberle
    Leave it to the Democrats to talk one way, yet act another. Following the withdrawal of Harriet Miers from consideration to the U.S. Supreme Court, the Democrats went on the offensive, saying that the nomination was brought down by “right wing extremists.” It seems they forget that there were plenty of Democratic senators who expressed doubt about the ability of Miers to handle the job. Now, the nominee is Judge Samuel Alito, and it is the Democrats who are resorting to the politics of extremism. In comments following the announcement of Judge Alito as President Bush’s pick for the Supreme...
  • Bush's SCOTUS Pick: The Last Betrayal?

    07/19/2005 11:02:47 AM PDT · by faithincowboys · 186 replies · 1,929+ views
    If as it appears Bush will nominate a moderate named Edith Clement to the Court, will the Right bolt from the GOP in next years midterms? Bush, someone I have been a big fan of, is turning out to be a heck of a disappoinment. He hasn't controlled the borders and apparently only used the promise to appoint "strict constructionists" as a cynical ploy to get re-elected. Bush, like his father before him, is proving to be a huge demoralizer for the Right.
  • PA Press Rife with Rabid Anti-American Cartoons

    07/03/2005 7:53:22 PM PDT · by Nachum · 9 replies · 719+ views
    Arutz 7 ^ | July 3, 2005 | staff
    The Palestinian Authority press has been using political cartoons as a vehicle for expressing its public's intense opposition to American policies, especially the war in Iraq. Although U.S. President George W. Bush has been cozying up to PA chief Mahmoud Abbas, the Palestinian Authority press has been overtly anti-American, especially in regard to the war in Iraq. While verbal attacks, primarily calls to kill Americans, are repeatedly broadcast in the Palestinian media, some of the most rabid anti-American incitement appears in the form of political cartoons published in PA daily newspapers.
  • Wildlife Experts Baffled As Fox Attacks Second Dog

    03/24/2005 8:27:51 AM PST · by kiriath_jearim · 28 replies · 1,152+ views
    Telegraph (UK) ^ | 3/24/05 | David Sapsted
    Wildlife experts are baffled as fox attacks second dog By David Sapsted (Filed: 24/03/2005) A second dog has been attacked by a fox in a village where an alsatian was fatally injured earlier this month. The daylight attacks have alarmed the villagers of Hilton, Cambs, and dumfounded wildlife experts who point out that foxes are normally loathe to confront any animal capable of putting up a fight. In the latest incident, which occurred a few hundred yards from the scene of the first attack, the fox repeatedly went for a three-year-old, male labrador playing in the garden of its home...
  • What's with all the dead scientists?

    01/26/2005 4:41:33 PM PST · by Middle-O-Road · 231 replies · 3,894+ views
    What's the deal with all the dead scientists?
  • Fear of the black man

    12/31/2004 9:47:06 PM PST · by Kitten Festival · 9 replies · 426+ views
    The American Thinker ^ | Dec. 31, 2004 | Thomas Lifson
    It is becoming self-evident that the American left is terrified at the prospect of Clarence Thomas becoming Chief Justice of The United States. Senator Harry Reid launched a vicious and wholly unsupported denunciation of the level of writing of Justice Thomas's opinions, terming them an "embarrassment." Today, The Los Angeles Times resorts to doubletalk almost as contemptible as the Senate Minority Leader's race-tinged slur. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas has accepted tens of thousands of dollars worth of gifts since joining the high court, including $1,200 worth of tires, valuable historical items and a $5,000 personal check to help pay...
  • Marines hunt down Fallujah's strays to head off rabies threat [Killing dogs]

    12/10/2004 5:01:21 PM PST · by LibWhacker · 16 replies · 850+ views
    FALLUJAH, Iraq (AFP) - US troops fire off another volley of shots amid the trashed houses of Fallujah, hunting down new adversaries carrying a potentially deadly weapon that threatens to plague reconstruction efforts. But this time the marines are not chasing down the insurgents who they defeated in a devastating assault on the city last month. Their quarry is stray animals grown fat on the flesh from corpses and who could harbor rabies. The marines gather briefly over a pile of trash, one pointing across the dirt lot to a row of burned out homes where moments before a dog...
  • Prepare for Kerry Thugs Anger at Defeat

    10/29/2004 5:23:35 PM PDT · by JimB in Venice · 32 replies · 1,072+ views
    10/29/04 | Jim Boldebook
    Be Prepared for angry Kerry thugs and thug-ettes after Kerry's defeat.

    09/11/2004 11:43:01 AM PDT · by forest · 82 replies · 3,817+ views
    Fiedor Report On the News #316 ^ | 9-11-04 | Doug Fiedor
    The liberal media see their favored candidate heading towards the dumpsters. Instead of reporting why this is the case, the liberals in the media conspire to ramp up their attack on Bush and any real or perceived Republicans that happen to be handy. Last month they were writing hit-pieces on the Swift Boat Veterans for Truth. That is, the media coordinated an attack on the 254 Swifties and supported the two or three who still back Kerry. Even liberals get an opinion. The problem is, they should not publish that opinion as hard news, which they do. Because, the true...

    08/20/2004 12:20:22 AM PDT · by beaversmom · 324 replies · 8,205+ views
    MIchelle Malkin ^ | August 20, 2004 | MIchelle Malkin
    Here's a peek behind the cable TV curtain. It's not pretty. So, my publicist arranges for me to go on MSNBC's Hardball with Chris Matthews on Thursday night to talk about my recent columns on the FBI and national security profiling and my new book. Despite the show's basement ratings, we figure it's a good opportunity to reach out to a new audience. FOX News, with whom I have a contract, has generously allowed me to appear on some competing networks to talk about the book. Thursday was the second to the last day that I could make such appearances....
  • Nebraska therapist loses license after allegedly firing a handgun at a memo that angered him

    06/29/2004 6:43:32 PM PDT · by atomic conspiracy · 109 replies · 416+ views
    Lubbock Online ^ | 6-29-04 | AP
    Nebraska therapist loses license after allegedly firing a handgun at a memo that angered him The Associated Press OMAHA, Neb. — The Nebraska Health and Human Services system has revoked the license of a North Platte therapist accused of firing a handgun at a memo that angered him. Robert Powers, a mental health practitioner and professional counselor, got upset when he received a memo last summer saying only the manager of his office would have the key to certain supply drawers, according to state documents. Powers took the memo and shot it several times with a .22-caliber handgun before returning...
  • "That dog don't hunt" CARTOON featuring Ted Kennedy by Linda Eddy

    04/06/2004 4:11:46 PM PDT · by IPWGOP · 29 replies · 308+ views / Sen. Ted (Chappaquiddick) Kennedy continued to be the rabid dog for the John Kerry Presidential campaign. Kennedy failed to link President Bush to Joe McCarthy but did link the President to Richard Nixon. "As a result, this president has now created the largest credibility gap since Richard Nixon," Kennedy said in a speech at the Brookings Institution. "He has broken the basic bond of trust with the American people." Kennedy basically said every statement President Bush has ever uttered is a lie. Kennedy has been out of control for months in much the same way John Dean in...
  • Girl attacked by rabid beaver.

    07/28/2003 5:45:13 AM PDT · by WestPacSailor · 30 replies · 328+ views
    And the jokes just write themselves!
  • Woman pleads not guilty to sexual assault on another

    07/02/2003 2:01:28 PM PDT · by csvset · 16 replies · 186+ views
    Bennington Banner ^ | 2 July 2003 | John LeMay
    Woman pleads not guilty to sexual assault on anotherBy JOHN LeMAY Staff Writer BENNINGTON -- A Depot Street woman pleaded not guilty Monday to sexually assaulting another woman in a car parked at a Main Street convenience store, according to court records. The charge against Donna L. Hoyt, 53, of Bennington, is a felony carrying a maximum penalty of 20 years in jail. A woman went to the Bennington Police Department on June 19 and claimed Hoyt had assaulted her on May 26, according to a police affidavit. She told police that she had waited so long to report the...
  • Threat of war spurs U.S. soul-searching Mix of politics, religion is strong, Kaptur warns

    03/05/2003 5:46:03 PM PST · by DK Zimmerman · 5 replies · 169+ views ^ | 01 MAR 03 | David Yonke
    By DAVID YONKE BLADE RELIGION EDITOR Before launching a military strike against Iraq, Americans should consider their own history to remember how powerful the mix of religion and politics can be, U.S. Rep. Marcy Kaptur (D., Toledo) said. "If you think back to our founding as a country, we are a country of revolution," Miss Kaptur said in an interview this week. She and the Rev. Jim Bacik, pastor of Toledo?s Corpus Christi University Parish, will speak at a workshop Friday for local Catholic leaders titled "Preaching and Teaching Peace in the Face of War." When America "cast off monarchical...
  • Lott and the Dachshunds ("...that's racism, canine racism!")

    12/30/2002 9:14:40 AM PST · by vannrox · 2 replies · 382+ views
    Reprinted from ^ | Sunday, Dec. 29, 2002 | Ralph R. Reiland
    Reprinted from Lott and the DachshundsRalph R. ReilandSunday, Dec. 29, 2002 What's dumb about Trent Lott is that he should have known how tricky it is to talk about race in America. Excuse the pun, but the top dog in the Senate should have known that we're at the point where you can't even say that dachshunds aren't so good with kids without being called a racist. Remember when the fur hit the fan a few years back when the American Kennel Club said in its best-selling "The Complete Dog Book" that some breeds were better with young children...
  • "R is for Rabid" (Salon's take on Ann Coulter)

    12/09/2002 6:00:22 AM PST · by jim_trent · 19 replies · 227+ views
    Salon ^ | 12-9-02 | Sheri Zollinger
    R is for rabid Liberals are poopie-heads! and other lessons for the children of far-right-thinking adults in Ann Coulter's new kids book, "I Know You Are but What Am I." - - - - - - - - - - - - By Sheri Zollinger Dec. 9, 2002 | Conservative columnist Ann Coulter announced today that she has written a children's book, joining such celebrities as Jerry Seinfeld, John Lithgow and Spike Lee in the kid-lit field. Coulter says her book "I Know You Are but What Am I?" is aimed at the 4-to-6 age group and reflects such old-fashioned...
  • Serpenthead Dumber Than Barn Animals!!

    11/21/2002 7:38:44 PM PST · by Deb · 39 replies · 336+ views
    Crossfire ^ | November 21, 2002 | The Beloved Deb
    I did a search and it looks like no one posted this vital piece of late-breaking news...Earlier today on CNN's "Crossfire", after a segment on the Prime Minister of Canada calling President Bush "a moron", political hitman and professional spitter, James Carville, accused Republicans of hating Americans, old people, blacks, Jews, the poor (and other members of our society I missed because of Carville's cascading mouth foam).Sometime during his head-spinning rant Carville was heard to include "altruistic children" in the list of Republican's most hated.Unfortunately, Bob Novak, ever the gentleman, declined to humiliate (not possible) the Lunatic from Louisiana, by...
  • Oppose Bush's Power Grab

    09/08/2002 11:26:24 PM PDT · by GalvestonBeachcomber · 49 replies · 1,304+ views
    King Features Syndicate ^ | 09/09/02 | Charley Reese
    Americans who value the Constitution should stand with Sen. Robert Byrd, D-W.Va., and oppose George Bush's attempted power grab in conjunction with establishing a Department of Homeland Security. The Bushies are trying to frame the debate as either protecting bureaucracy or providing security for Americans. In fact, the debate is about preventing an authoritarian president from sacrificing the Constitution in the name of providing security. Let me remind you that those who prefer security to freedom will lose both. Bush wants to be able to disregard labor contracts and civil-service rules, as well as move money within the department as...