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  • Yes, the Never Trumpers will be responsible if they succeed in their sabotage.

    09/20/2016 6:59:07 AM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 17 replies
    The American Spectator ^ | 9-20-2016 | Jeffrey Lord
    Yes, the Never Trumpers will be responsible if they succeed in their sabotage. So. Here we are in the aftermath of yet another terrorist attack in America. Note well that in the earliest stage of the bombing in New York, Pittsburgh talk radio host Rose Tennent had by chance interviewed General Michael Flynn, the former head of the Defense Intelligence Agency. Rose wrote up her conversation with Flynn this way, bold print for emphasis supplied: While Mayor de Blasio had declared what happened in Chelsea simply an “intentional act,” General Flynn has no doubt about the intent of the explosion...
  • Obama: U.S. responsible for climate change

    03/10/2016 10:45:41 AM PST · by Nachum · 82 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 3/10/16 | John Siciliano
    The U.S. and Canada are responsible to a great degree for causing the Earth´s temperature to rise and spurring climate change, President Obama said Thursday. "In some ways, as wealthier countries, we can probably adapt and manage better," Obama said in a joint press conference with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. "On the other hand, we´re also those responsible for a lot of the carbon pollution that is causing climate change." He added that if the U.S. and Canada are not strong leaders on addressing the issue of climate change, nothing will get done.
  • Trump triples down on George W. Bush’s responsibility for 9/11

    10/18/2015 6:57:51 AM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 130 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | 10-18-2015 | Karoun Demirjian
    Donald Trump says he doesn’t flat out blame former president George W. Bush that the Sept. 11 terror attacks happened on his watch. But he can think of three reasons why one could hold Bush responsible. And, he might add, they are three things a President Trump would do very differently. “You always have to look to the person at the top,” Trump said Saturday in a telephone interview. “Do I blame George Bush? I only say that he was the president at the time, and you know, you could say the buck stops here.” So why might one consider...
  • White House: United States Not ‘Responsible’ for Defending Iraq

    05/29/2015 1:05:15 PM PDT · by Nachum · 34 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 5/29/15 | Jordan Schachtel
    The Obama White House made clear on Thursday that the United States is in no way “responsible” for defending Iraq from the Islamic State. White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest told Fox News: “The United States is not going to be responsible for securing the security situation inside of Iraq.” “Our strategy is to support the Iraqi security forces in doing what we will not do for them,” he added. “The United States is prepared to train them, to equip them, and to back them on the battlefield with coalition military air power as they take the fight to ISIL...
  • 'I got six kids to feed and you are going to get me fired': Angry father of 6 to protestors

    11/29/2014 12:57:09 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 67 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | November 29, 2014 | Wills Robinson
    Father-of-six Tyree Landrum was driving to one of his three jobs when he came across a line of Ferguson protesters blocking the road in the middle of the San Diego rush hour. Furious that the demonstrators might make him late to work and risk him getting fired, he decided to get out of his car on the I-5 in La Jolla to confront the group of students. He then told a photographer for ABC News 10: 'If I don't get there, I'm going to get fired. I've got six f****** kids to feed.' Mr Landrum's reaction on Wednesday has since...
  • New groundwater laws to have ripple effect on agriculture (w/video)

    09/18/2014 5:48:49 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 8 replies
    The Santa Rosa Press Democrat ^ | September 16, 2014 | Angela Hart
    Gov. Jerry Brown signed historic groundwater legislation Tuesday, imposing new rules in the Golden State that could limit how much water commercial and residential users are allowed to pump from underground aquifers — a move decades in the works, spurred this year by California’s drought. The new laws, which take effect in January, will require local government officials to ensure use of groundwater basins is sustainable, protecting underground reserves and averting other environmental damage. The regulations could have a ripple effect on thousands of farmers and ranchers across the North Coast.
  • US Still 'Can't Determine if Hamas is Responsible' for Murders

    07/01/2014 2:56:56 PM PDT · by Nachum · 17 replies
    INN ^ | 7/1/14 | Ari Yashar
    The US State Department on Tuesday commented on the murder of three Israeli teens, on the same day the funeral for the three was held in the attendance of hundreds and thousands of Israelis. State Department spokesperson Marie Harf struck a cautious tone over who was to blame for the kidnapping, asserting that "the investigation of the abduction and murder indicates the involvement of Hamas in the affair, but at this stage we have not determined that Hamas is responsible." The statement was reported by Yedioth Aharonoth's Washington correspondent Yitzhak Ben-Horin. Harf's ambivalent comment comes despite the IDF's announcement last...
  • Obama pledges "responsible end" to Afghanistan war

    05/25/2014 8:37:02 PM PDT · by Nachum · 47 replies ^ | 5/25/14 | Julie Pace, The Associated Press
    President Barack Obama slipped into Afghanistan for a surprise visit Sunday and made clear that the U.S. will likely maintain a limited role here even after its combat mission ends this year and America’s longest war comes to a close. “America’s commitment to the people of Afghanistan will endure,” he pledged. Speaking to troops gathered in an airplane hangar on this sprawling military base, Obama said the war had reached a pivotal point, with Afghan forces assuming primary responsibility for their country’s security. But while many of the 32,800 U.S. forces now in Afghanistan will leave in the coming months,...
  • The Man in Bloomberg’s Gun Ad Has His Finger on the Trigger (Video)

    03/26/2013 8:20:53 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 16 replies ^ | 3-26-2013 | Jim Hoft
    Full Title - "Good Grief… The Man in Bloomberg’s Gun Ad Has His Finger on the Trigger – Never Shot a Gun in His Life (Video)" The name of this Bloomberg anti-gun ad is “Responsible” but the so-called “gun owner” has his finger on the trigger. That’s not so responsible. And, he keeps his finger on the trigger the duration of the ad. (Video) If Mayor Bloomberg was going to blow $12 million on anti-gun ads, he could of at least hired someone whose held a gun before. Good grief… Mayor Bloomberg’s ad campaign if filled with irresponsible firearms behavior....
  • Obama to Defense Contractors: Break Law on Layoffs and We'll Pay Fines

    10/10/2012 1:57:59 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 15 replies ^ | October 10, 2012 | Mike Shedlock
    Following the surprise drop in the unemployment rate last Friday, I have seen many conspiracy charges leveled against the BLS. I do not believe any of the conspiracy charges. Had Obama instructed the BLS to juice the numbers, someone in the BLS would surely be yapping. They are not all Democrats. Many were hired under President Bush. Is Obamacare Responsible for Surge in Part-Time Jobs? Some stated the 582,000 surge in part-time workers was a seasonal thing based on teachers going back to work. I do not buy that explanation either because the surge in part-time workers and the decline...

    09/16/2012 10:52:14 AM PDT · by hamboy · 29 replies
    Pat dollard ^ | September 15, 2012 | Pat Dollard
    Maybe if Hillary wasn’t so busy doing God knows what she would have been paying attention to what was going on here, and maybe if Obama would’ve attended more than just 39% of his national security briefings he would’ve as well. Or maybe they both knew, and were SO negligent that they didn’t do anything. One or the other is the case here, because I’ve been on the ground in U.S. military/diplomatic installations in war zones, and intelligence is normally lapped up like mother’s milk as a matter of survival, and whenever threats start trending over a period of time,...
  • McCain: Obama Responsible For Leaks

    06/10/2012 9:54:30 AM PDT · by Nachum · 45 replies
    turn 10 23, ABC ^ | 6/10./12 | Ashley KilloughCNN
    (CNN) -- Sen. John McCain continued his blitz against the Obama administration Sunday, saying the president was responsible for the recent national security leaks--whether he knew about them or not. "It's obvious on its face that this information came from individuals who are in the administration," McCain said on CNN's "State of the Union." "The president may not have done it himself, but the president certainly is responsible as commander in chief." His comments came after the president himself forcefully dismissed the idea on Friday that the leaks came as a form of political strategy for the White House -...
  • Obama says he's responsible for economy. "Give it to me."

    07/14/2011 10:51:45 AM PDT · by Nachum · 25 replies
    YouTube ^ | July 14, 2009, | SoThisIsObama
    On July 14, 2009, Obama tells the country that he is responsible for the economy and memorably says, "Give it to me." "My administration has a job to do as well. That job is to get this economy back on its feet. That's my job, and it's a job I gladly accept. I love these folks who helped get us in this mess and then suddenly say, "Well this is Obama's economy." That's fine. GIVE IT TO ME. My job is to solve problems, not to stand on the sidelines and carp and gripe. So, I welcome the job. I...
  • Republicans responsible if country defaults: Geithner

    04/14/2011 10:12:43 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 53 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 4/14/11 | Rachelle Younglai, Glenn Somerville - Reuters
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner on Thursday told Republican lawmakers that they would shoulder the blame if the country got too close to defaulting on its debt and roiled markets worldwide by not approving a debt limit increase. In yet another warning about the perils of not allowing the U.S. to borrow more to fund already spending already approved by Congress, Geithner said it would be deeply irresponsible for lawmakers to use debt limit negotiations for political gains. Congress must agree to raise the $14.3 trillion debt ceiling or the legal amount that the country can borrow. But...
  • Psychologist to educators: Failure of black males to graduate not your fault

    01/26/2011 1:33:23 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 76 replies
    Palm Beach Post ^ | January 25, 2011 | Jason Schultz
    A noted psychologist told a gathering of teachers, school officials and parents that the reason why black males are struggling to graduate high school has very little to do with the failures of teachers. It has much more to do with the failures of modern society, he said. "I'm unwilling to stand up here and pretend that you are somehow responsible for their failures," Na'im Akbar told teachers Tuesday at a symposium on graduation rates at Atlantic Community High School. The symposium was the second meeting of a task force started by the school district to generate ideas to improve...
  • Americans Finally Blaming The Most Irresponsible President In History

    08/03/2010 5:16:07 PM PDT · by Michael Eden · 16 replies · 43+ views
    Start Thinking Right ^ | August 3, 2010 | Michael Eden
    One could conclude - based on rhetoric alone - that George Bush never left office, and Obama never actually ascended to the presidency. After all, according to the Obama narrative, only one man is responsible for anything these days. And that man is George Bush. Obama isn't "responsible." He's completely irresponsible. Obama has never once taken the "The Buck Stops With George Bush" sign off of his desk. Since we all know that the buck stops at the highest political office, and since we all know that Obama keeps passing the buck off to George Bush, we can therefore know...
  • Who Will Be Responsible for the American Dead?

    12/30/2009 3:04:57 PM PST · by Nachum · 13 replies · 606+ views
    Frontpage mag ^ | 12/30/09 | David Horowitz
    Two Guantanamo terrorists released in November were behind the Christmas Day attack in Detroit. Our security agencies ignored their own security measures and their own intelligence — including warnings from the terrorist’s father that his son was involved with terrorists. The chief of our Department of Homeland Security is preoccupied with covering her ass, and conferring citizenship rights on enemy combatants. Instead of throwing the enemy in the darkest possible dungeon and extracting information on the next terrorist attack, both she and her president are referring to him as an “alleged” bomber and helping him to lawyer up because after...
  • Who's responsible for the Senate's middle-of-the-night vote?

    12/21/2009 9:10:35 AM PST · by Servant of the Cross · 63 replies · 2,983+ views
    The Washington Examiner ^ | 12/21/2009 | Byron York
    Why did the Senate gather at 1 a.m. Monday for a vote to move ahead on the Reid Amendment to the Democrats' national health care bill? Democrats blame Republicans. "Everyone knows we're here at one in the morning because of my friends on the other side of the aisle," Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said moments before the vote. On CBS Sunday, Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu said, "We don't have to vote in the middle of the night, but [Republican Sen. Tom Coburn] is the one making us do it -- not Harry Reid, not the Democrats. It is a...
  • 'Islam not responsible' for Fort Hood massacre: US imam (Mohammed Abdullahi)

    11/06/2009 3:09:45 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 53 replies · 1,884+ views
    AFP on Yahoo ^ | 11/6/09 | AFP
    SILVER SPRING, Maryland (AFP) – Islam is "not responsible" for the bloodbath at an army base in Texas where Muslim-American army Major Nidal Malik Hasan allegedly gunned down 13 people, the prayer leader at the mosque where the officer regularly worshipped said Friday. "We offer our condolences and prayers to the families that have a person who died," said Imam Mohammed Abdullahi over loud-speakers that carried the weekly Muslim prayer to several hundred worshippers gathered at the mosque. "Islam is not responsible," he stressed. Many of the worshippers who had come to the mosque in this suburb of Washington knew...
  • Society

    03/29/2009 9:36:27 PM PDT · by stolinsky · 1 replies · 232+ views ^ | 03-30-09 | stolinsky
    In the end, we must bail ourselves out. And then we must live so that we won’t need to be bailed out. That’s how responsible adults behave. A nation of teenagers won’t last long in a dangerous world.
  • (Tax Cheat) Geithner says responsible for AIG bonus flap

    03/19/2009 2:33:56 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 21 replies · 955+ views
    Reuters on Yahoo ^ | 3/19/09 | Glenn Somerville
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said on Thursday he takes responsibility for the controversy surrounding the payment of bonuses to American International Group employees. He repeated .. on CNN .. he first learned of the bonuses last Tuesday, March 10, and said that if fault was to be assigned for not knowing earlier, then it lay with him. "On Tuesday I was informed about the full scale and scope of these specific bonus problems," Geithner said. "You know, it's my responsibility, I was in a position where I didn't know about these sooner, I take full responsibility for...
  • As Economy Tanks Under Obama, CEOs, Investors Say, "We TOLD You So"

    02/13/2009 8:13:18 AM PST · by Michael Eden · 25 replies · 1,441+ views
    Start Thinking Right ^ | February 13, 2009 | Michael Eden
    In January, the US saw nearly 598,000 jobs go by the wayside, the most losses in a single month since 1974. That follows the 577,000 jobs that were lost in December. The "conventional wisdom" blathered by the blatantly dishonest and foolish mainstream media is that these losses are the result of the economic downturn that hit the economy under George Bush. But while there is certainly an element of partial truth to this view, it is by no means THE truth. And the mainstream media most certainly don't want you to know the rest of the story. As a result...
  • Pelosi names Rep. Lofgren as ethics chairwoman (Dems - "Accountable" "Responsible" "Honest")

    01/21/2009 9:15:35 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 8 replies · 1,139+ views
    The Hill ^ | 1/21/09 | Susan Crabtree
    Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) has tapped Rep. Zoe Lofgren, a loyal liberal from Northern California, as chairwoman of the House ethics committee. Pelosi announced Lofgren’s selection early Tuesday evening after a busy Inauguration Day. In a release, she said she would recommend Lofgren to the House Democratic Steering and Policy Committee and House Democratic Caucus. The choice is something of a surprise, because Lofgren has already served more than the required three terms on the ethics panel, officially called the Committee on Standards of Official Conduct. Second stints on the ethics panel are rare, with most lawmakers trying to avoid...
  • U.S. Elects the Ones Responsible for the Recession

    11/05/2008 1:14:19 AM PST · by · 18 replies · 1,456+ views ^ | 11/5/8 | RedFox
    The Dems win the presidency and majorities in the House and Senate on a campaign blaming Bush for the recession when in fact it is the Democrats themselves who are responsible for our economic turmoil! Bumper sticker design: Is the recession over? I woke up and the ones to blame were in control. Click here for proof.
  • Freep This Poll

    09/09/2007 7:26:56 AM PDT · by fightu4it · 4 replies · 531+ views ^ | 09 Sept. 2007 | fightu4it
    Please freep the poll on this sight certain midwest mayor (dem.) with higher ambitions is seeking to spend $100 million + dollars on a new entertainment facility in a city that routinely floods people out of their homes for lack of an adequate storm water drainage system.This mayor has sent his people to this website in an attempt to skew the poll results. Well, two can play at that game. Please help.
  • Godfather of the immigration mess - Edward Kennedy

    06/18/2007 6:36:47 PM PDT · by YellowRoseofTx · 19 replies · 1,161+ views
    National Review ^ | Nov 7, 1994 | Dan Stein
    SENATOR Edward Kennedy has been the godfather of America's immigration policy since the mid 1960s. No other figure in American politics bears as much responsibility as he for the current pathetic state of U.S. immigration affairs. As chairman of the Senate Subcommittee on Immigration, Senator Kennedy has had chief oversight responsibility for the Immigration and Naturalization Service, which he has allowed to degenerate into one of the most ineffective agencies in the Federal Government. He was the chief sponsor of the Immigration Amendments of 1965 and the Refugee Act of 1980, and a major proponent of the fraud-ridden 1986 immigration...
  • President Calls for Responsible War-Spending Bill in Radio Address

    05/06/2007 12:21:05 PM PDT · by SandRat · 2 replies · 400+ views
    American Forces Press Service ^ | Samantha L. Quigley
    WASHINGTON, May 6, 2007 – Congress needs to provide the military with the funds and flexibility it needs to prevail to succeed in Iraq, President Bush said in his weekly radio address yesterday. Bush vetoed a supplemental war-funding bill May 1 because it contained deadlines for troop withdrawal and domestic spending unrelated to the war. A subsequent House vote to override the veto failed. Army Gen. David H. Petraeus, the coalition’s commander in Iraq, is still in the early stages of implementing a new strategy to help Iraq secure its capital so the Iraqi people can build a free...
  • President Calls for Responsible War-Spending Bill in Radio Address

    05/06/2007 12:21:05 PM PDT · by SandRat · 116+ views
    American Forces Press Service ^ | Samantha L. Quigley
    WASHINGTON, May 6, 2007 – Congress needs to provide the military with the funds and flexibility it needs to prevail to succeed in Iraq, President Bush said in his weekly radio address yesterday. Bush vetoed a supplemental war-funding bill May 1 because it contained deadlines for troop withdrawal and domestic spending unrelated to the war. A subsequent House vote to override the veto failed. Army Gen. David H. Petraeus, the coalition’s commander in Iraq, is still in the early stages of implementing a new strategy to help Iraq secure its capital so the Iraqi people can build a free...
  • Shocking: School district muzzles Al Gore

    01/10/2007 1:51:09 PM PST · by llevrok · 30 replies · 1,372+ views
    The News Tribune (Tacoma WA) ^ | jan 11, 2007 | STEVE MAYNARD
    ; The News Tribune Published: January 10th, 2007 01:38 PM The Federal Way School Board Tuesday night put the brakes on schools showing Al Gore’s global warming movie, “An Inconvenient Truth.” The board required that an opposing view be presented in order for teachers to present the film. Board president Ed Barney said he’s received about a half-dozen complaints from parents that their child was taking the film as fact after viewing it at school. “We have to ensure that our schools are not being used to politically indoctrinate anyone,” said board member Dave Larson. The board voted 3 to...
  • Prosecutors: Defense responsible media leaks in Pellicano case

    05/23/2006 7:50:30 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 7 replies · 281+ views
    Defense attorneys are responsible for leaking confidential FBI summaries to the media in a Hollywood wiretapping case, federal prosecutors argued in court documents. Prosecutors said articles citing FBI interviews with Hollywood power brokers didn't start showing up in the New York Times until after information had been turned over to defense attorneys as part of the pretrial discovery process. Because a protective order may have been violated, the U.S. Justice Department has launched an investigation to determine who leaked the details. "The protective order was materially breached when at least one of the members of the defense team provided material...
  • Israel Holds Hamas-Led Gov't Responsible

    04/18/2006 6:44:12 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 10 replies · 505+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 4/18/06 | Karin Laub - ap
    JERUSALEM - Israel said Tuesday that it holds the Hamas-led Palestinian Authority responsible for the deadliest suicide bombing in nearly two years and debated whether to target it directly as an "enemy entity" — even though the attack was carried out by a different militant group. Monday's blast outside a packed Tel Aviv fast-food restaurant killed nine civilians and wounded dozens during the Jewish Passover holiday, and troop reinforcements were deployed across Israel for fear of more attacks. The 21-year-old bomber, a West Bank university dropout, was sent by the Iranian-backed Islamic Jihad group. Israel's U.N. ambassador, Dan Gillerman, warned...
  • PCRM Doctor Endorses Murder -- On Tape!

    01/07/2006 9:18:42 AM PST · by george76 · 24 replies · 1,268+ views
    Center for Consumer Freedom ^ | October 15, 2004 | JERRY VLASAK
    Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) spokesman Dr. Jerry Vlasak openly endorsed murdering other doctors at an animal-rights convention, we expected some skeptics to give Vlasak the benefit of the doubt. Not any more. A stunning piece of audio surfaced ... Listen to Jerry Vlasak at the "Animal Rights 2003" convention as a PCRM representative. We forgave Doubting Thomases for wondering if our notes were accurate, or if we were perhaps making the whole thing up, even after U.S. Senator Orrin Hatch (R-UT) closed a Judiciary Committee hearing by reading, out loud, a letter from the Center for Consumer Freedom...
  • House Party law hits young partiers hardest

    12/30/2005 6:20:20 AM PST · by Past Your Eyes · 24 replies · 698+ views
    New Hampshire Union Leader ^ | December 30, 2005 | Scott Brooks
    A new law that penalizes anyone caught hosting an underage-drinking party has nabbed dozens of young partiers, but comparatively few parents, a New Hampshire Union Leader analysis reveals. Court records show the vast majority of people arrested under the state’s “house party” law were in their teens or 20s. In 44 cases reviewed for this story, roughly three quarters of people charged were below the legal drinking age at the time of their arrest. Within that same group, just four — including a husband and wife who were charged together — were over the age of 30.
  • National Fatherhood Initiative is Just More Pork

    12/07/2005 4:44:38 PM PST · by nhman1 · 5 replies · 341+ views
    WWW.NHCUSTODY.ORG ^ | 12/7/05 | Marc Snider
    The two hundred million plus dollars in taxpayer funds slated to promote "responsible fatherhood" and "healthy marriage" are just more pork being spent by an irresponsible Congress. Putting lipstick on a pig is not going to help the nation's children of broken families, no matter how many times the so-called "family values" community of elected officials claim as much in an on-camera sound bite. The National Fatherhood Initiative is a scam set up to appease the national arena of social conservatives who have recognized the dangerous descent of the American family into the abyss of history.
  • Former U.S. president Clinton urges responsible development of oil reserves (in Canada)

    10/19/2005 4:45:42 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 31 replies · 687+ views
    Canadian Press on Yahoo ^ | 10/19/05 | Judy Monchuk
    CALGARY (CP) - Former U.S. president Bill Clinton had a stern message for oil-rich Alberta about the effects of global warming when he ventured into the heart of Canada's energy industry Wednesday. Energy-producing nations shouldn't keep their "heads in the sand" and allow the world's climate to change to the point where it could have catastrophic results, Clinton told 5,000 people gathered for a motivational seminar. "In the long run, rich countries and emerging countries are going to have to be much more discriminating about what we use oil and coal for," Clinton said at the final stop in a...
  • IEM Team to Develop Catastrophic Hurricane Disaster Plan for New Orleans & SE Louisiana

    09/03/2005 10:56:42 PM PDT · by XHogPilot · 198 replies · 7,363+ views
    IEM press release ^ | June 3, 2004 | IEM
    IEM Team to Develop Catastrophic Hurricane Disaster Plan for New Orleans & Southeast Louisiana June 3, 2004IEM, Inc., the Baton Rouge-based emergency management and homeland security consultant, will lead the development of a catastrophic hurricane disaster plan for Southeast Louisiana and the City of New Orleans under a more than half a million dollar contract with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security/Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). In making the announcement today on behalf of teaming partners Dewberry, URS Corporation and James Lee Witt Associates, IEM Director of Homeland Security Wayne Thomas explained that the development of a base catastrophic hurricane...
  • 'PCRM Week': The Dairy Attack

    04/13/2005 3:35:11 PM PDT · by freepatriot32 · 92 replies · 2,112+ views ^ | 4 12 05 |
    Unless you're among the bean-sprout-sized minority of Americans who describe themselves as "vegans" (vegetarians who also won't touch milk, cheese, yogurt, butter, or even a dollop of honey), you may have been alarmed by the publicity surrounding an article appearing last month in the journal Pediatrics. The anti-milk piece -- written by activists from the PETA-affiliated Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) -- concluded that feeding milk to children is unnecessary, and that there are better ways (kale, tofu, turnip greens, or spinach, for instance) for kids to get the calcium they need. In reaching this result, PCRM relied on...
  • Time to privatize social security

    01/15/2005 5:24:51 AM PST · by Kitten Festival · 1 replies · 185+ views
    The American Thinker ^ | Jan. 14, 2005 | Edward L. Daley
    One of the most important political issues that will be debated this year is how to prevent the inevitable insolvency of our Social Security system. Although it is difficult to know which "experts" to believe when it comes to applying a date to the event, the majority of credible sources I've managed to find expect the system to begin paying out more money annually than it takes in within the next 20 years, if things continue unchanged. Dorcas R. Hardy believes that Social Security will become insolvent by as early as 2018, and if this former S. S. Commissioner is...

    08/16/2002 7:39:49 AM PDT · by Merchant Seaman · 735 replies · 30,137+ views
    Annoyed Reader
    The purpose of's multiple message boards is to limit the topics for each board to particular topics. Posting the same message on all the boards defeats the purpose of multiple-boards for special topics. It is very annoying to see the same message on every bulletin board. PLEASE! DO THE READERS A FAVOR. STOP CROSS-POSTING YOUR MESSAGES!
  • With dignity, not fanfare (Thurmond's biracial daughter earned her spot on monument)

    Thurmond's biracial daughter earned her spot on monument. With little fanfare, Essie Mae Washington Williams, accompanied by her daughter, returned three months ago to her roots in Edgefield County. According to a front-page article in the weekly Edgefield Advertiser ... she visited the grave of her late father, U.S. Sen. Strom Thurmond, and paid calls on relatives and friends of both her parents. Last week, her name was added to that of the four other Thurmond children on the senator's monument on the State House grounds in Columbia. What also should be recorded for posterity is what a remarkable woman...
  • The Incredible Power of Choice

    06/16/2004 11:30:17 AM PDT · by Frapster · 29 replies · 152+ views
    Today Series | 6-15-04 | Jeff Floyd
    The Incredible Power of Choice “I call heaven and earth to witness against you today, that I have set before you life and death, the blessing and the curse. So choose life in order that you may live, you and your descendants, by loving the Lord your God, by obeying His voice, and by holding fast to Him; for this is your life and the length of your days, that you may live in the land which the Lord swore to your fathers, to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, to give them” (Deuteronomy 30:19-20 NAS).After spending the greater part of my...
  • "What...? ME Worry???

    WHO...? ...ME???!!!Does anyone find it strange how, regardless of the facts, it's ALWAYS someone ELSE'S fault with these people...???!!!
  • An idea whose time has come

    02/03/2004 8:13:04 AM PST · by bastantebueno55 · 4 replies · 176+ views
    Townhall ^ | 2 Feb, 2004 | Jack Kemp
    An idea whose time has come Jack Kemp (back to web version) | Send February 2, 2004 Before Ronald Reagan came on the scene, the Republican Party presented itself as the fiscally responsible party, which meant the Democrats had the political pleasure of spending money while Republicans dolefully raised taxes to pay for it - what one quick wit later characterized as being the "tax collector for the welfare state." Reagan figured out that not only wasn't that role politically successful, it also was bad policy and very harmful to the economy. In his run for the presidency in 1964,...
  • Methane Thought To Be Responsible For Mass Extinction

    08/28/2003 6:52:03 AM PDT · by bedolido · 33 replies · 260+ views
    Science Daily ^ | 08/28/03 | Northwestern University.
    EVANSTON, Ill. -- What caused the worst mass extinction in Earth's history 251 million years ago? An asteroid or comet colliding with Earth? A greenhouse effect? Volcanic eruptions in Siberia? Or an entirely different culprit? A Northwestern University chemical engineer believes the culprit may be an enormous explosion of methane (natural gas) erupting from the ocean depths. In an article published in the September issue of Geology, Gregory Ryskin, associate professor of chemical engineering, suggests that huge combustible clouds produced by methane gas trapped in stagnant bodies of water and suddenly released could have killed off the majority of marine...
  • Andra Yates Murders of her Children

    04/10/2002 9:56:53 AM PDT · by Bodie · 4 replies · 341+ views ^ | 03/20/02 | S. Neal Zundell
    LAST DAY TO CAST YOUE VOTE Who is most to blame for the Yates Murders? Cast your vote at