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  • The fake Ben Carson controversy should end here and now

    02/04/2016 2:08:17 PM PST · by JSDude1 · 58 replies
    Steve Deace ^ | February 4, 2016 | Steve Deace
    I know there are some of you who are willing to do what it takes to win but you want to make sure you do so with character and integrity. There’s a line you don’t want to cross. You are fine going up to that line and doing whatever you can that is within bounds but you don’t want to cross that line and I am totally with you on that. I am going to walk you through this faux outrage story regarding Ben Carson and Ted Cruz. I’m going to walk you through a timeline but before I do,...
  • Planned Parenthood uses aborted baby parts for humanized mice research

    08/06/2015 8:40:32 PM PDT · by Morgana · 2 replies
    H/T to blogger Jill Stanek who points out that some of the requested fetal cadavers from Planned Parenthood in Houston are for experimentation with humanized mice. #humanizedmice . The Center for Medical Progress released a 5th video showing the nations largest Planned Parenthood abortion facility offering intact fetal cadavers which they refer to as specimens. Center for Medical Progress, posing as buyers for a Biotech company sat with the Director of Research for Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast, Melissa Farrell, at the abortion-clinic headquarters of Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast in Houston, Texas. CMPs 5th video transcript implies Planned Parenthood is using...
  • Macy's cuts ties with Trump over Mexican immigration comments

    07/01/2015 9:07:46 AM PDT · by Brad from Tennessee · 101 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | July 1, 2015 | By Stephen Battaglio
    Macy's is joining the line of companies cutting ties with Donald Trump over the real estate mogul's comments about Mexican immigrants. In this case, it's neckties. The retailer has marketed a line of menswear with the Trump label since 2004. But in a statement issued Wednesday, Macy's said it was "disappointed and distressed" over Trump's June 16 remarks regarding U.S. immigration policy in which he made derogatory remarks about Mexicans. He said Mexican immigrants were bringing drug and crime into the U.S. "We have no tolerance for discrimination in any form," Macy's said in a statement. Trump made the comments...
  • ISIS Claims Responsibility for Garland Attack, Vows Whats Coming Will Be Even Worse

    05/06/2015 2:34:30 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 67 replies
    The PJ Tatler ^ | May 5, 2015 | Bridget Johnson
    In a daily radio broadcast today on their Al-Bayan channel, the Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack on a Mohammad cartoon exhibit in Garland, Texas. Heres the snippet from their daily bulletin, which lists all operations specifically for the soldiers of the Islamic State:The two terrorists who were killed before making it into the exhibit hall were identified as Phoenix roommates Elton Simpson and Nadir Soofi. Simpson was flagged by the FBI in 2010 for trying to join jihad in Somalia and more recently for tweeting on behalf of the Islamic State. He tweeted about the attack before it...
  • Ottawa shootings: Kevin Vickers, parliament's sergeant-at-arms, hailed as hero

    10/22/2014 3:48:43 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 37 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | Dylan Stableford
    The head of Ottawa's parliamentary security is being hailed as a hero after he reportedly shot and killed a suspected male gunman who was trying to enter the caucus rooms. Kevin Vickers, Parliament Hill's sergeant-at-arms and former member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, shot and killed the suspect, Veterans Affairs Minister Julian Fantino told the Toronto Sun. "All the details are not in, but the sergeant-at-arms, a former Mountie, is the one that engaged the gunman, or one of them at least, and stopped this," Fantino said. "He did a great job and, from what I know, shot the...
  • NYT: There Were Thousands of Old WMDs in Iraq

    10/15/2014 5:35:37 AM PDT · by shuck and yall · 62 replies
    After the U.S. invaded Iraq, American soldiers found, and in some cases were wounded by, thousands of chemical-weapons munitions and the U.S. government has been loath to talk about it, the New York Times’ C. J. Chivers reports tonight. Soldiers repeatedly uncovered caches of expired or degraded chemical weapons in the country and even had to deal with the munitions being incorporated by insurgents, perhaps unwittingly, into improvised explosive devices. It isn’t quite news that there are non-negligible numbers of chemical weapons left in Iraq, but Chivers’s story suggests they are much more numerous and more widely dispersed than had...
  • Teenage vandals swarm Brooklyn deli while yelling anti-Semitic slurs and destroy $700 worth of

    10/14/2014 7:24:27 PM PDT · by Nachum · 30 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 10/14/14
    A group of teenagers vandalized a Brooklyn deli on Saturday night after leaving a raucous party nearby, said police. Surveillance footage of the event shows the teens storming the entrance of Gourmet Butcher, a deli in crown heights at just after 9pm. The young vandals can be seen knocking over shelves in the front of the store and grabbing armfuls of candy as they threw storage on the ground. Read more: Follow us: @MailOnline on Twitter | DailyMail on Facebook
  • Cat SAVES Boy From Dog Attack

    05/14/2014 1:32:51 PM PDT · by chessplayer · 102 replies
    Cat Saves Boy' From Dog Attack In Bakersfield
  • It's official: Second largest employer in US is a temp agency

    07/09/2013 7:42:08 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 14 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 07/09/2013 | Rick Moran
    The administration can be proud of its performance in creating jobs. The jobs report released last Friday show a couple of significant records that no other administration in history can match. From Washington Examiner: Behind Wal-Mart, the second-largest employer in America is Kelly Services, a temporary work provider. Friday's disappointing jobs report showed that part-time jobs are at an all-time high, with 28 million Americans now working part-time. The report also showed another disturbing fact: There are now a record number of Americans with temporary jobs. Approximately 2.7 million, in fact. And the trend has been growing. In the first...
  • Christie: Oct. election to fill Lautenberg seat

    06/04/2013 12:57:16 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 54 replies
    Yahoo! News / The Associated Press ^ | June 4, 2013 | Angela Delli Santi
    Gov. Chris Christie on Tuesday set an October special election to fill the U.S. Senate seat made vacant by Frank Lautenberg's death, a decision that gets voters the quickest possible say on who will represents them but also preserves Christie as the top attraction on November's ballot. The move means the state will have two statewide elections less than three weeks apart, a rare occurrence that's already drawing criticism. At a news conference, Christie didn't answer the big question of whom he'll appoint to the seat in the meantime, but he said he has a list of possibilities....
  • Obama Calls Tornado Ravaged Okla. Town By Wrong Name

    05/29/2013 7:27:19 AM PDT · by Nachum · 51 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 05/29/13
    President Obama in Asbury Park, NJ on Tuesday: "So, Jersey, youve still got a long road ahead, but when you look out on this beach -- this beautiful beach here, even in the rain, it looks good. You look out over the horizon, you can count on the fact that you wont be alone. Your fellow citizens will be there for you -- just like well be there for folks in Breezy Point and Staten Island -- (applause) -- and obviously, were going to be there for the folks in Monroe [sic], Oklahoma, after the devastation of last week. (Applause.)...
  • Claim: Holder "Beginning To Feel A Creeping Sense Of Personal Remorse"

    05/29/2013 3:35:19 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 32 replies
    The Weekly Standard ^ | May 29,2013 | Daniel Halper
    President Barack Obama's attorney general, Eric Holder, is "beginning to feel a creeping sense of personal remorse." The feelings of "remorse" began for Holder after he read an article in the Washington Post about how the Justice Department, which he heads, investigated Fox News reporter James Rosen.
  • 'That's Not How It Works!': Rep. Gowdy Objects to Top IRS Official Taking the Fifth

    05/22/2013 10:05:09 AM PDT · by Nachum · 103 replies
    Fox ^ | 5/22/13 | Fox
    Lois Lerner, director of the IRS division that singled out conservative groups, invoked her Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination and refused to testify at a House oversight hearing on the scandal. Lois Lerner, director of the IRS division that singled out conservative groups, invoked her Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination and refused to testify at a House oversight hearing on the scandal.
  • School forces all girls to lesbian kiss (Boys get lessons in how to spot 'sluts')

    04/24/2013 11:02:14 PM PDT · by Perseverando · 75 replies
    WND ^ | Arpil 24, 2013 | Chelsea Schilling
    Outraged parents say a New York middle school instructed young female students to ask one another for a lesbian kiss and boys learned how to spot young sluts in an anti-bullying presentation on gender identity and sexual orientation, according to Fox News Todd Starnes. According to Starnes Report, the children attended a special April 11 health class taught by college students at Linden Avenue Middle School in Red Hook, N.Y. Parents say they were not notified of the presentation. The students were introduced to terms such as pansexual and genderqueer. Some of the young female students said they...
  • Kerry: Tsarnaev returned from Russia with 'willingness to kill people'

    04/24/2013 9:50:45 AM PDT · by ColdOne · 20 replies
    Secretary of State John Kerry said Wednesday that Tamerlan Tsarnaev returned from Russia last year "with a willingness to kill people." He was asked after a meeting in Belgium if the United States has a problem with young people being hopeless about their futures, an issue that countries like Syria are grappling with. "Well, of course we have the same problem. We just had a young person who went to Russia, Chechnya, who blew people up in Boston," Kerry said. "So he didnt stay where he went, but he learned something where he went and he came back with a...
  • Obama taking action on gun background check system

    04/19/2013 5:10:15 AM PDT · by TabithaBliss · 36 replies
    AP / Yahoo ^ | 4 19 2013 | Yahoo
    WASHINGTON (AP) Blocked by Congress from expanding gun sale background checks, President Barack Obama is turning to actions within his own power to keep people from buying a gun who are prohibited for mental health reasons. Federal law bans certain mentally ill people from purchasing firearms, but not all states are providing data to stop the prohibited sales to the FBI's background check system. A federal review last year found 17 states contributed fewer than 10 mental health records to the database, meaning many deemed by a judge to be a danger still could have access to guns. The...
  • Good news from Chris Rock: Obama is sort of our dad and our boss

    02/06/2013 9:00:57 PM PST · by chessplayer · 28 replies
    Via the Examiner, the only thing that makes this slightly less creepy than Demi Moores famous pledge of allegiance to The One is the fact that Rock can always plead its a joke later on. Is it, though? If you wanted a concise explanation of why liberals are suddenly A-OK with kill lists and drone strikes, you could do worse than this. Exit question: Is the president still our dad and our boss when hes a Republican?
  • 2 Students Get Fingers Torn Off During Homecoming Tug-Of-War Game

    02/05/2013 9:10:02 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 10 replies ^ | February 5, 2013 5:47 AM
    EL MONTE ( A teenaged boy and girl severed their fingers during a game of tug-of-war at South El Monte High School Monday. The accident happened during lunchtime homecoming week celebrations at the school, located at 1001 Durfee Avenue. They wrapped the rope around their hands and somehow the rope when on to snap, I guess it created some extra tension and caused the injuries, Los Angeles County Fire Inspector Brian Riley told KNX 1070. The boy reportedly lost four fingers. Officials did not say how many fingers the female student lost. Both students are reportedly athletes at the...
  • Chicago teachers union president on the rich: Off with their heads!

    01/09/2013 2:46:33 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 19 replies
    Hotair ^ | 01/09/2013 | MARY KATHARINE HAM
    From the leader of the unfailing public servants who brought you 350,000 Chicago students abandoned for two weeks, comes this gem. Karen Lewis, president of the Chicago Teachers Union: In the clip, recorded Dec. 2 during her keynote address of the Illinois Labor History Society’s Union Hall of Honor dinner and posted on YouTube Monday, Lewis noted that an earlier generation of labor leaders resolved their differences with the rich with a very straightforward mantra: "Off with their heads.""Do not think for a minute that the wealthy are ever going to allow you to legislate their riches away from them,"...
  • 2012 hottest year on record in contiguous U.S., NOAA says

    01/09/2013 6:45:53 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 15 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 01/09/2013 | By Juliet Eilperin
    <p>Temperatures in the contiguous United States last year were the hottest in more than a century of record-keeping, shattering the mark set in 1998 by a wide margin, the federal government announced Tuesday.</p> <p>The average temperature in 2012 was 55.3 degrees, one degree above the previous record and 3.2 degrees higher than the 20th-century average, scientists at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said. They described the data as part of a longer-term trend of hotter, drier and potentially more extreme weather.</p>
  • Lottery winner's death was blamed on natural causes until a relative raised questions

    01/08/2013 6:27:23 PM PST · by Nachum · 11 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 1/7/12 | Jeremy Gorner, Chicago Tribune reporter
    Urooj Khan had sworn off playing the lottery after he took an Islamic pilgrimage to the Middle East in 2010, but as he stood in a 7-Eleven near his home on Chicago's Far North Side this summer, he lost his will for a moment, handing over $60 to buy two instant-game tickets. After scratching off the second ticket, he leaped in the air, shouting over and over again, "I hit a million!" When Khan, 46, accepted an oversized check from Illinois Lottery representatives days later at the same store with his wife and teenage daughter at his side, he spoke...
  • Senate passes fiscal-cliff deal; House vote next

    01/01/2013 11:36:51 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 26 replies
    Hotair ^ | 01/01/2013 | Ed Morrissey
    I'm a little under the weather today --- a drag when you have family visiting from out of town --- so we're a little late getting a thread started on the Biden-McConnell fiscal-cliff deal. The Senate voted overwhelmingly in favor of the package, which deals with tax rates but pushes spending decisions out another two months: The Senate, in a pre-dawn vote two hours after the deadline passed to avert automatic tax increases, overwhelmingly approved legislation on Tuesday that would allow tax rates to rise only on affluent Americans while temporarily suspending sweeping, across-the-board spending cuts.The deal, worked out in...
  • Police handcuff Ga. kindergartner for tantrum

    04/17/2012 7:22:38 AM PDT · by Upstate NY Guy · 197 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | April 17, 2011 | AP
    <p>MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. (AP) Police in Georgia handcuffed a kindergartner after the girl threw a tantrum and the police chief defended the action.</p> <p>The girl's family demanded Tuesday that this central Georgia city change policy so that other children aren't treated the same way. They say the child was shaken up by being put in a cell at the police station.</p>
  • 19 Democrats vote against Nancy Pelosi

    01/05/2011 1:18:13 PM PST · by RobinMasters · 6 replies
    Politico ^ | January 05, 2011 | JOHN BRESNAHAN & JONATHAN ALLEN
    Nearly 20 Democrats abandoned their partys pick for speaker of the House, Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), a sign of their concerns about supporting the unpopular former speaker and of the difficulty she will have in marshaling her forces in legislative battles to come in the next two years. Pelosi brushed off the 18 votes for other lawmakers on Wednesday afternoon 11 of them for North Carolinas Heath Shuler in a brief exchange with POLITICO. Were excited about the votes I got, said the California Democrat, who handed over the speakers gavel to John Boehner of Ohio at...
  • Happy Festivus!

    12/23/2010 6:48:28 AM PST · by KevinDavis · 34 replies · 1+ views
    12/23/10 | Kevin Davis
    Happy Festivus everyone!!!! May your Feats of Strength go well and have fun with the Airing of Grievances!
  • Playboy Model Detained After Attempting to Open Plane Door Mid-Flight

    A buxom Playboy centerfold tried to bust out -- midair -- from a jet yesterday amid a bad case of high anxiety. Sexy 21-year-old model Tiffany Livingston was aboard JetBlue Flight 522 from Orlando, Fla., to Newark when she bolted from her seat and tried to open the door of the plane, a law-enforcement official said.
  • Bad set of teeth end negotiations for sex in Fla.

    07/07/2010 12:49:46 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 16 replies
    Associated Press ^ | July 7, 2010
    GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- A man went to the police after getting robbed by a woman he intended to pay for sex, but refused when she flashed a smile full of bad teeth. The man told investigators he and a 25-year-old woman were negotiating a price until he noticed her dental problems.
  • Syfy Presents Marathon of 1960s Sci-Fi Cult Classic, The Invaders Monday, January 18

    01/13/2010 2:53:47 AM PST · by tlb · 15 replies · 728+ views
    SyFy ^ | 12 January 2010 | Robert Seidman
    MONDAY, JANUARY 18, FROM 8AM-7PM (ET/PT) New York, NY January 12, 2010 David Vincent has seen them. Returning home after a hard day, the architect parks his car in an old ghost town to rest. He is awakened in the middle of the night by a spacecraft landing nearby. From this moment, Vincent will risk his life to persuade a skeptical world that Earth has been invaded by aliens from a dying planet, who have taken human form as an advance guard paving the way for the ultimate conquest of the planet. The nightmare has begun. Syfy is...
  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 11 October 2009

    10/11/2009 5:03:06 AM PDT · by Alas Babylon! · 353 replies · 10,983+ views
    Various driveby media television networks ^ | 11 October 2009 | Various Self-Serving Politicians and Big Media Screaming Faces
    The Talk Shows Sunday, October 11th, 2009 Guests to be interviewed today on major television talk shows: FOX NEWS SUNDAY (Fox Network): Govs. Jennifer Granholm, D-Mich., and Mitch Daniels, R-Ind; Wynn Resorts Ltd. CEO Steve Wynn.MEET THE PRESS (NBC): Sens. Carl Levin, D-Mich., and Lindsay Graham, R-S.C.; retired Gen. Barry McCaffrey; retired Gen. Richard Myers, former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.FACE THE NATION (CBS): Sens. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and Jack Reed, D-R.I. THIS WEEK (ABC): Sens. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., and Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga.; Rep. James McGovern, D-Mass.; retired Army Gen. Jack Keane. STATE OF THE UNION (CNN): Sens....
  • It's Official! Get Ready for "MacGyver" the Movie!

    03/17/2009 7:52:26 PM PDT · by tlb · 34 replies · 2,316+ views
    imdb ^ | 16 March 2009 | Manny the Movie Guy
    It's official! New Line is developing a feature film based on "MacGyver." The daughter of Dino De Laurentiis, Raffaella De Laurentiis, is producing the film through her Raffaella Prods. And Mister Laurentiis is taking the role of executive producer. According to a recent poll, "MacGyver" beat "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" and "24" as America's favorite TV action hero! So can "MacGyver" be a global franchise? New Line's Richard Brener says, "We think we're a stick of chewing gum, a paper clip and an A-list writer away from a global franchise."
  • 'SNL' skewers Palin, Clinton and receives huge ratings (MSM WaPo Barf w/chunks alert)

    09/15/2008 10:53:37 AM PDT · by wac3rd · 44 replies · 128+ views
    The quality of "Saturday Night Live" season premieres is almost always on the shaky side, and the 34th season debut was no exception. It took off, however, like a skyrocket. Saturday's "cold open" sketch a "Nonpartisan Message From Sarah Palin & Hillary Clinton" rose to the occasion and then kept rising, right into the stratosphere. Former writer and cast member Tina Fey, making a brief return to the show, played the Republican vice presidential candidate, with pregnant cast member Amy Poehler doing her surefire, time-tested Clinton beside her. In the parlance of the show, they "killed." With CNN...
  • Mickey Mouse must die, says Saudi Arabian cleric

    09/15/2008 8:52:37 AM PDT · by raccoonradio · 38 replies · 434+ views
    London Telegraph ^ | 09/15/08 | Martin Beckford
    Mickey Mouse is a corrupting influence and must die, a Muslim cleric has declared. Sheikh Muhammad Munajid claimed the mouse is "one of Satan's soldiers" and makes everything it touches impure. But he warned that depictions of the creature in cartoons such as Tom and Jerry, and Disney's Mickey Mouse, had taught children that it was in fact loveable. The cleric, a former diplomat at the Saudi embassy in Washington DC, said that under Sharia, both household mice and their cartoon counterparts must be killed.
  • Obama May Delay Reversing Tax Cuts

    09/08/2008 7:20:21 PM PDT · by tomnbeverly · 71 replies · 478+ views
    ap ^ | 09/07/08 | ap
    (AP / WASHINGTON) Democrat Barack Obama says he would delay rescinding President Bush's tax cuts on wealthy Americans if he becomes the next president and the economy is in a recession, suggesting such an increase would further hurt the economy. Nevertheless, Obama has no plans to extend the Bush tax cuts beyond their expiration date, as Republican John McCain advocates. Instead, Obama wants to push for his promised tax cuts for the middle class, he said in a broadcast interview aired Sunday. "Even if we're still in a recession, I'm going to go through with my tax cuts," Obama...
  • San Fran Radio Host Gets 7 Years For Child Porn

    08/30/2008 4:24:46 PM PDT · by kellynla · 42 replies · 752+ views ^ | August 30, 2008 | Drew Zahn
    A San Francisco radio host billed by his station as the "Lion of the Left" was sentenced yesterday to seven years of prison on a charge of e-mailing images of child pornography. Bernie Ward, a former Catholic priest who is now married with four children, hosted a Sunday radio program called "God Talk" on San Francisco-area radio station KGO-AM 810 and another program on weeknights devoted to news and politics. According to several reports, Ward earned his "Lion of the Left" nickname for his outspoken and staunchly liberal viewpoints. Ward came under FBI investigation last year after a woman with...
  • Barack Obama's Wife to Join Hillary Clinton at Pro-Abortion Dinner

    08/04/2008 8:34:06 AM PDT · by julieee · 39 replies · 282+ views ^ | August 1, 2008 | Steven Ertelt
    Denver, CO ( -- During the Democratic convention in Denver where pro-abortion presidential candidate Barack Obama will be coronated as the party's nominee, a leading pro-abortion group will put on a big shindig. Emily's List will unite failed presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and Obama's wife Michelle. That Barack Obama's wife would attend a gala for a pro-abortion group that supports partial-birth abortions and taxpayer-funded abortions is no surprise. Michelle Obama came under fire in May for a letter she wrote defending partial-birth abortions. The 2004 letter, written to help Obama in his campaign for his U.S. Senate seat, opposes the...
  • THE SAVAGE NATION!!!!!! 7-09-08

    07/09/2008 2:50:17 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 63 replies · 142+ views ^ | 7-9-08 | Dr. Michael Savage
  • How Many 'Fried' Foods We Can Come Up With That They Won't Be Eating At the Dem Convention

    06/26/2008 4:59:44 AM PDT · by Big Labor Hater · 17 replies · 138+ views
    Wall Street Journal ^ | 6-25-08 | Stephanie Simon
    The Greenest Show on Earth: Democrats Gear Up for Denver From Organic Fanny Packs to 'Pure' Trash, Party Planners Face Logistical Nightmare By STEPHANIE SIMON June 25, 2008; Page A1 DENVER -- As the Mile High City gears up to host a Democratic bash for 50,000, organizers are discovering the perils of trying to stage a political spectacle that's also politically correct. Consider the fanny packs.
  • Bob Beckel On Fox & Friends: 'Bombshell Heading Michelle Obama's Way' (Updated)

    06/04/2008 7:20:30 AM PDT · by moose2004 · 93 replies · 302+ views ^ | 6/4/08 | moose2004
    Bob Beckel Seems Very Worried.
  • Yemeni girl, 8, gets divorce after forced marriage

    04/16/2008 7:56:11 AM PDT · by .cnI redruM · 21 replies · 215+ views
    AFP ^ | 16 April | .cnI redruM
    SANAA (AFP) A Yemeni court on Tuesday granted a divorce to an eight-year-old girl whose unemployed father forced her into an arranged marriage this year, saying he feared she might be kidnapped. "I am happy that I am divorced now. I will be able to go back to school," Nojud Mohammed Ali said, after a public hearing in Sanaa's court of first instance. Her former husband, 28-year-old Faez Ali Thameur, said he married the child "with her consent and that of her parents" but that he did not object to her divorce petition. In response to a question from...
  • Wal-Mart to film gun sales in bid to fight crime

    04/15/2008 5:24:32 AM PDT · by captjanaway · 69 replies · 67+ views
    Reuters ^ | April 14, 2008 | Reuters
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc, the world's largest retailer, unveiled plans on Monday to film its gun sales in the United States and create a computerized log of purchases in a bid to stop guns falling into the wrong hands. Wal-Mart, which is the largest seller of firearms in the United States, agreed a 10-point code, which also includes rigid inventory controls, with a bipartisan coalition of Mayors Against Illegal Guns led by New York's Michael Bloomberg.
  • Another Gaza re-run

    03/03/2008 6:23:47 AM PST · by jdm · 6 replies · 92+ views
    Hot Air ^ | March 03, 2008 | by Ed Morrissey
    Gazans celebrated a victory over departing IDF forces today, but Israel warns that the operation has not yet concluded and probably will not for the foreseeable future. After destroying a number of suspected rocket-manufacturing sites, the Israelis pulled back out of Gaza to consider options and targets. Meanwhile, rockets still landed in Sderot and Ashkelon: A government spokesman said after the troops pulled back on the ground: We will continue with our defensive actions against those who fire lethal rockets at our civilians.Another Israeli official said Hamas should view the latest operation as a hint of future Israeli action...
  • Human Tongue Accidentally Served Up in Hospital

    01/30/2008 3:30:13 PM PST · by DFG · 33 replies · 120+ views ^ | 01/30/08 |
    A human tongue has been served up in a hospital canteen's chicken risotto and bosses reckon it was accidentally dropped into the food by a doctor.

    01/30/2008 3:18:47 PM PST · by xtinct · 19 replies · 82+ views ^ | 1/30/08 | Ann Coulter
    The Democrats are trying to give away an election they should win in a walk by nominating someone with real problems -- like, for example, a first-term senator with a 100 percent rating from Americans for Democratic Action and whose middle name is "Hussein." But we won't let them. The bright side of the Florida debacle is that I no longer fear Hillary Clinton. (I mean in terms of her becoming president -- on a personal level, she's still a little creepy.) I'd rather deal with President Hillary than with President McCain. With Hillary, we'll get the same ruinous liberal...

    01/29/2008 4:37:07 AM PST · by InvisibleChurch · 16 replies · 80+ views ^ | January 28, 2008
    Another factor might be contributing to the thinning of some of the Antarctica's glaciers -- volcanoes, according to the authors of an article published on the Web site of the journal Nature Geoscience. According to Hugh Corr and David Vaughan of the British Antarctic Survey: Volcanically, Antarctica is a fairly quiet place; but sometime around 325 B.C., a hidden and still active volcano erupted, puncturing several hundred yards of ice above it. Ash and shards from the volcano carried through the air and settled onto the surrounding landscape; that layer is now out of sight, hidden beneath the snows that...
  • Conservative pastor urges buying Microsoft stock to fight its gay rights efforts

    01/16/2008 7:45:36 AM PST · by Seaside · 14 replies · 32+ views
    The Seattle PI ^ | Tuesday, January 8, 2008 | By ANDREA JAMES
    A conservative Christian pastor plans to launch a high-profile campaign Tuesday urging religious followers to load up on Microsoft Corp. stock, in an attempt to force the company to "stop financing ungodly ventures." The Rev. Ken Hutcherson, who leads Antioch Bible Church in Microsoft's hometown of Redmond, says that he will create a global and powerful group to promote traditional family values, including marriage exclusively between a man and a woman. Hutcherson, joined by some of the country's most influential Christian leaders, has created a new organization, AGN Financial Network, to finance the effort. The worldwide venture asks people to...
  • Secessionists meeting in Tennessee

    10/03/2007 9:58:54 AM PDT · by ckilmer · 457+ views
    AP ^ | Wed Oct 3, 2007 | BILL POOVEY
    Secessionists meeting in Tennessee By BILL POOVEY, Associated Press Writer Wed Oct 3, 3:15 AM ET CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. - In an unlikely marriage of desire to secede from the United States, two advocacy groups from opposite political traditions New England and the South are sitting down to talk. ADVERTISEMENT Tired of foreign wars and what they consider right-wing courts, the Middlebury Institute wants liberal states like Vermont to be able to secede peacefully. That sounds just fine to the League of the South, a conservative group that refuses to give up on Southern independence. "We believe that an...
  • Syria blast 'linked to chemical weapons': report

    09/19/2007 6:41:34 AM PDT · by 3AngelaD · 13 replies · 260+ views
    AFP ^ | September 19, 2007
    LONDON (AFP) Iranian engineers were among those killed in a blast at a secret Syrian military installation two months ago, defence group Jane's said Wednesday after claiming that the base was being used to develop chemical weapons. The July 26 explosion in Aleppo, northern Syria, was reported at the time. The official Sana news agency said 15 Syrian military personnel were killed and 50 people were injured, most of them slightly from flying glass. The agency said only that "very explosive products" blew up after fire broke out at the facility and that the blaze was not an act...
  • Iraqi PM lashes out at Clinton, other U.S. critics(Good for him)

    08/26/2007 8:17:35 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 47 replies · 1,076+ views
    Reuters ^ | August 26, 2007 | Waleed Ibrahim
    BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki hit back on Sunday at Democratic presidential hopeful Senator Hillary Clinton and other U.S. critics who have called for him to be replaced, telling them "to come to their senses." Maliki is under mounting pressure from officials in Washington to show political progress towards reconciling his majority Shi'ite Muslim sect and minority Sunni Arabs. U.S. officials are frustrated by the negligible progress so far. Clinton and fellow Democratic Senator Carl Levin, chairman of the Armed Services Committee, have called for Maliki to be voted out because of his failure to find a...
  • Thanks, Uncle Walter

    07/28/2006 3:16:04 PM PDT · by siddude · 3 replies · 491+ views
    Walter Cronkite created Fox News. This aspect of Mr. Cronkite's long and distinguished career as a journalist was not mentioned in this week's showing of the PBS series American Masters that saluted the veteran CBS newsman. The show, which is designed to examine "the lives, works, and creative processes of our most outstanding cultural artists," dug deep into Mr. Cronkite's life and career. He was praised (one might even say worshiped!) for his coverage of the Kennedy assassination, political conventions, Vietnam and Watergate. He was cited as a television pioneer, which he most certainly was.
  • 'Da Vinci' actor: Bible needs 'fiction' disclaimer

    05/17/2006 3:42:52 PM PDT · by Jacob Kell · 15 replies · 503+ views ^ | May 17, 2006 |
    While promoters of "The Da Vinci Code" have tried to downplay the film's challenge to Christianity, actor Ian McKellen took a shot at the Bible in an interview with the "Today" show, saying Scripture should carry a disclaimer that it is "fiction." McKellen, who played Gandalf in "The Lord of the Rings" triology, was responding to a question from host Matt Lauer about the requests by some Christian groups to insert a "fiction" disclaimer at the beginning of the controversial film, which suggests Jesus and Mary Magdalene were man and wife and that the divinity of Jesus was an invention...