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  • Governor's award honors Camp Naco efforts. Local group recognized

    05/09/2014 7:20:58 AM PDT · by SandRat
    Sierra Vista Herald ^ | Derek Jordan
    and revitalize Camp Naco gained state-wide recognition this week when it was named one of the recipients of the Governor’s Heritage Preservation Honor Award. “I’ve been working on this project for about 15 years. It’s been slow and difficult, and there’s been some real discouraging times. About once a year I’m ready to give up and then something nice happens like this to keep us growing,” said Becky Orozco of the Naco Heritage Alliance. Orozco, along with fellow alliance members Bill Doelle and Deborah Swartzwelder, has worked for years to preserve and rehabilitate the structures populating several acres of land...
  • I AM VOTING FOR REVENGE

    11/06/2012 5:48:52 AM PST · by A'elian' nation · 24 replies
    If anyone has the right to avenge these past 4 years it is us. We are the ones whose livelihood, freedoms, and rights have been raided and ravished. We are the ones who have seen our property values decline and costs of food and gas rise. We are the ones beset by regulation after regulation. We are the ones voting simply to revenge the insanity, lies, and demagoguery of the Obama reign of terror. I am voting to avenge this nation’s sense of entitlement and politically correct culture. I stand today to restore my children’s rights to a debt free...
  • The Power of American Exceptionalism

    03/18/2012 4:34:00 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 2 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | March 18, 2012 | Demetrius Minor
    This election year’s theme has evolved around one common theme: the identity of America. We’ve heard the rallying voices calling for “restoring”, “believing”, “saving” and “reviving” America. There is this undeniable feeling that America is wayward, distraught and dysfunctional. The choice is quite simple and fundamental: we can continue to march towards an European socialist society or we can be a nation of economic prosperity, constitutional liberty and freedom. America’s soul has been entrenched by big government welfare and mandates that infringe on individual rights. The enhancement of government, by means of a weak and anemic private sector, has changed...
  • “Rally to Restore Sanity” pledges to “strictly prohibit filming” at National Mall

    10/31/2010 10:52:15 AM PDT · by Nachum · 24 replies · 1+ views
    Washington Examiner ^ | 10/31/10 | J.P. Freire
    Irony reaches new heights as Comedy Central is going to “strictly prohibit filming” of the Rally to Restore Sanity/March to Keep Fear Alive. PJTV’s Washington Bureau chief Richard Pollock inquired with the Comedy Central’s senior vice president of corporate communications Steve Albani about receiving credentials. Albani claimed that Pollock would not be given credentials because of limited supply, and as such there would be no room on the “press riser” for PJTV’s camera and crew. When Pollock said that he’d be fine with filming not on the press riser, Albani said that filming would be “strictly prohibited” between 3rd and...
  • The "Real Rally to Restore Sanity" is Tuesday, Nov 2nd, 2010 not sideshow w/o toilets tommorrow!!

    10/29/2010 8:27:57 PM PDT · by Steelers6 · 5 replies
    vanity | steelers6
    Thought this summed it up for FREEPERS
  • Rally to Restore Our Constitution at Illinois State Capitol in Springfield, Sunday Oct 3rd 1:30PM

    10/02/2010 9:23:00 AM PDT · by Steelers6 · 3 replies
    Springfield Tea Party & ROC-USA ^ | October 2nd, 2010 | steelers6
    SPRINGFIELD TEA PARTY & ROC-USA PRESENTS........... Restore Our Constitution Rally Sunday Oct. 3rd 2010 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Springfield Illinois State Capitol 2nd and Capitol near Lincoln Statue Guest Speaker, Republican Nominee for Governor Bill Brady
  • Join VAN TRAN (R) vs. LORETTA SANCHEZ (D) - 1st Viet-American State Legislator goes to Washington

    06/05/2010 8:10:41 PM PDT · by ALOHA RONNIE · 69 replies · 748+ views
    Join VAN TRAN for CONGRESS - 2010 ^ | 6/5/2010 | "ALOHA RONNIE" Guyer
    . NEVER FORGETJust for the LOVE of FREEDOM =Support Conservative Republican VAN TRAN in his battle to REPLACE LORETTA SANCHEZ, representing California's 47th Congressional District in Orange County (Anaheim, Garden Grove, Santa Ana).A Vietnam War refugee RESTORES FREEDOM to America.. NEVER FORGET
  • Ousted Honduran leader: Pact will restore me (U.S.-brokered 'done' deal)

    10/30/2009 12:02:19 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 46 replies · 2,490+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 10/30/09 | Juan Zamorano - ap
    TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras – Deposed President Manuel Zelaya and his opponents have agreed to a U.S.-brokered deal that he said will return him to power four months after a coup shook faith in Latin America's young democracies. The power-sharing agreement reached late Thursday calls for Congress to decide whether to reinstate the leftist Zelaya. While the legislature backed his June 28 ouster, congressional leaders have since said they won't stand in the way of an agreement that ends Honduras' diplomatic isolation and legitimizes presidential elections planned for Nov. 29. Assistant U.S. Secretary of State Thomas Shannon said Friday that the two...
  • Dems Seek to Restore, Increase Funding to Pro-Abortion UNFPA

    02/24/2009 9:03:44 AM PST · by julieee · 2 replies · 291+ views
    LifeNews.com ^ | February 23, 2009 | Steven Ertelt
    Washington, DC -- Congressional Democrats have unveiled their new omnibus spending bill that will fund federal government programs through the Autumn months. The measure, H.R. 1105, contains language that would restore the money President Bush withheld from the UNFPA because of its abortion activities. Sending taxpayer dollars to the United Nations Population Fund, UNFPA, has been controversial because the group both advocates for abortion and has been involved in China's population control program.
  • Street Lights Restore Iraqis’ Sense of Safety

    01/02/2008 3:30:28 PM PST · by SandRat · 7 replies · 124+ views
    American Forces Press Service ^ | Sgt. Luis Delgadillo, USA
    FORWARD OPERATING BASE KALSU, Iraq, Jan. 2, 2008 – With small additions like street lights, a sense of safety is returning to the streets of two Iraqi communities. A concerned local citizen stands watch near a checkpoint in Arab Jabour, Iraq, Dec. 27, 2007. Street lights, a recent addition to the area, have improved the security climate. Photo by Sgt. Luis Delgadillo, USA  (Click photo for screen-resolution image);high-resolution image available. More than a month after street lights were installed in Arab Jabour and Buaytha, south of Baghdad, local citizens and soldiers of the 3rd Infantry Division’s 2nd Brigade Combat Team,...
  • The Democrats' Quagmire-Why the Party of Surrender is floundering

    11/26/2007 5:35:03 AM PST · by SJackson · 16 replies · 118+ views
    Washington Times / Frontpagemag ^ | November 26, 2007 | Kenneth R. Timmerman
    Democrats in Washington just can't seem to help it. Even when great opportunities arise that would allow them to look like patriots, they sponsor yet another bill to cut off funds for our troops in Iraq. Last week, Democrats in the House of Representatives voted yet again to fix a firm deadline to begin withdrawing U.S. troops from Iraq. It was their 40th such vote. Luckily, their motion died in the Senate, where the Party of Surrender failed to muster enough votes to survive a presidential veto. Also last week, House Democrats passed a measure, inappropriately titled the RESTORE Act...
  • America's 'Useful Idiots' Prevent Our Soldiers from Being Rescued (FISA & the RESTORE Act)

    10/15/2007 4:14:12 PM PDT · by Libloather · 5 replies · 36+ views
    Aim.org ^ | 10/15/07 | Joel Himelfarb
    America's 'Useful Idiots' Prevent Our Soldiers from Being RescuedBy Joel Himelfarb October 15, 2007 With American soldiers fighting deadly terrorist enemies in Iraq and Afghanistan, do we want to amend the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) to introduce new judicial and bureaucratic obstacles to rescuing our troops if they are captured on the battlefield? And, with the American homeland in the crosshairs of international Jihadists, why are House Democrats and the ACLU so determined to make life miserable for telephone companies who have acted patriotically by helping our intelligence agencies monitor people who may be targeting this country? On Wednesday,...
  • Minnesota National Guard Improves Roadways (MN ANG soldiers and Iraqis restore city streets)

    04/11/2007 6:27:51 PM PDT · by SandRat · 7 replies · 552+ views
    Defend America News ^ | Spc. Brian D. Jesness
    A Minnesota National Guard soldier speaks with a resident of Al Batha, Iraq, last summer before the new construction of the city’s roads. U.S. Army courtesy Photo Minnesota National Guard Improves Roadways Guard soldiers and Iraqi citizens of Al Batha restore city streets. By Spc. Brian D. Jesness Logistics Support Area, Anaconda, Iraq CAMP ADDER, Iraq, April 11, 2007 — Minnesota Army National Guard soldiers and Iraqi citizens of Al Batha recently restored 15 kilometers of Al Batha city streets in southern Iraq. The soldiers of the 1st Brigade Combat Team, 34th Infantry Division's civil military operations team supervised...
  • Calderon vows to restore Mexico's appeal (aims to keep Mexicans from wanting to leave home)

    03/06/2007 4:09:13 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 13 replies · 456+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 3/6/07 | Lisa J. Adams - ap
    MEXICO CITY - Mexican President Felipe Calderon won't be fighting for migration reform when he meets with President Bush next week. Instead, he will be be spelling out what he intends to do to keep Mexicans at home. Calderon, who was inaugurated on Dec. 1, has pledged to take 100 actions in his first 100 days in office, many of which represent the first steps toward "curing" Mexico's long tradition of illegal migration to the U.S. If implemented, his proposals could help transform Mexico from a labor-exporting country with relatively low growth, productivity and wages into an investment-rich, job-producing economy...
  • Operations Conducted to Restore Iraqi Control

    01/09/2007 5:06:55 PM PST · by SandRat · 2 replies · 236+ views
    WASHINGTON, Jan. 9, 2007 – Early today, about 1,000 Iraqi army and coalition forces began a joint operation in Taleel Square in Baghdad, military officials reported. Soldiers from the 1st Brigade, 6th Iraqi Army Division, with support from coalition forces, are conducting targeted raids to capture multiple targets, disrupt insurgent activity and restore Iraqi security forces’ control of North Haifa Street, said Lt. Col. Scott Bleichwehl, spokesman for Multinational Division Baghdad. "This area has been subject to insurgent activity, which has repeatedly disrupted Iraqi security force operations in central Baghdad," Bleichwehl said. Joint forces reported receiving small-arms fire, rocket-propelled-grenade...
  • Eudora Help Needed

    12/15/2006 2:22:23 PM PST · by OregonRancher · 13 replies · 566+ views
    One exasperated rancher | 12/15/06 | Oregon rancher
    I use Eudora for my email and need to recover all the messages from one specific person going back about three months. Is this possible? And if it is, how do you do it? This is very important and I do need the information that was in those messages.
  • Appeals Court tells LA to restore Owens River

    09/28/2006 7:49:50 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 5 replies · 478+ views
    A state Court of Appeal panel has upheld a court order to ban Los Angeles from using a key aqueduct if it doesn't restore a 62-mile stretch of the Owens River. Wednesday's decision by 4th Appellate District panel in Riverside upheld a ruling last year that imposed sanctions against Los Angeles. Owens Valley residents, environmental groups and state officials claimed victory. "This may be the final salvo in the longest-running fight over an environmental impact report in California history," said Gordon Burns, deputy solicitor general for Attorney General Bill Lockyer. "Now, everybody is holding tight and hoping the city will...
  • Work Continues to Restore Iraqi Marshlands (Saddam Drained to Control the People there)

    06/07/2006 4:46:30 PM PDT · by SandRat · 2 replies · 384+ views
    Defend America News ^ | Staff Sgt. James Sherrill
    A Marsh Arab woman carries goods back to her house in North Basra, Iraq. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. James Sherrill Work Continues to Restore Iraqi Marshlands As the marshes begin to fill with water again, the displaced people are beginning to move back to their ancient homeland and way of life. By U.S. Army Staff Sgt. James Sherrill124th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment BASRA, Iraq, June 7, 2006 -- The Iraqi Ministry of Water Resources inherited what it calls one of the world's greatest environmental catastrophes from the former regime - the parched Mesopotamian marshes in southern Iraq....
  • 4th ID mechanics restore abandoned vehicles for Iraqi army

    06/07/2006 4:10:14 PM PDT · by SandRat · 4 replies · 393+ views
    ARNEWS ^ | Jun 6, 2006 | Spc. Lee Elder
    MUQDADIYAH, Iraq (Army News Service, June 6, 2006) – What began as a way to alleviate mechanics’ boredom between jobs has turned into a chance to enhance the combat capabilities of the fledgling Iraqi Army in northern Iraq. Mechanics supporting the 4th Infantry Division's A Battery, 3rd Battalion, 29th Field Artillery, part of Task Force Band of Brothers, have used their downtime to restore both American and Russian-made vehicles for use by the Iraqi army. The rebuilt vehicles were salvaged from a lot on Forward Operating Base Normandy called the "bone yard,” where many of the vehicles had been abandoned...
  • Coalition Forces Detain Terrorists; Iraqi, Coalition Troops Restore Order

    05/27/2006 3:09:23 PM PDT · by SandRat · 6 replies · 316+ views
    WASHINGTON, May 27, 2006 – Coalition Forces detained three terrorists May 24 near Samarra, Iraq, during a raid targeting a known al Qaeda associate, U.S. military officials said. The successful operation led to the capture of the known terrorist and two other male associates. The terrorist is believed to have a high-level role within the local insurgency. The terrorists were in possession of various propaganda materials, to include CDs and tapes showing beheadings and information on improvised explosive devices. Elsewhere in Iraq, about 500 Iraqi and U.S. soldiers and more than 100 Iraqi police conducted a raid May 24 in...
  • U.S. Troops Restore Base to Hand Back to Iraqis

    05/26/2006 7:32:56 PM PDT · by SandRat · 13 replies · 385+ views
    Defend America News ^ | Spc. L.C. Campbell
    U.S. Troops Restore Base to Hand Back to Iraqis U.S. soldiers are restoring the main palace on Forward Operating Base Courage in preparation to hand it back over to the Iraqi people later this summer. By U.S. Army Spc. L.C. Campbell 138th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment MOSUL, Iraq, May 26, 2006 — U.S. soldiers assigned to the 172nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team are restoring the main palace on Forward Operating Base Courage, Mosul, Iraq, in preparation to hand it back over to the Iraqi people later this summer. From squad automatic weapon gunners, to rifleman, to grenadiers, these soldiers...
  • New every morning: Five revitalizing promises of Easter

    04/16/2006 8:24:35 PM PDT · by formercalifornian · 1 replies · 242+ views
    Aberdeen American News ^ | April 15, 2006 | Donna Marmorstein
    Renew: I cringe whenever the library calls. Overdue. Your books are overdue. To avoid overdues, I avoid the library. We have enough books at home as it is. A better solution? Renew. All I have to do is call before the book is due and the library renews it. But do I take advantage of book renewal? Almost never. I, too, am renewable. But I forget. Restore: For years, my grandmother's bed and dressing table deteriorated in the basement and gathered cobwebs. I dreamed that someday we'd hire someone who could repair them. Then, one astonishing day, a strong, chemical...
  • Veterans restore Vietnam era workhorse (Memory Lane with the UH-34D "Ugly Angel")

    03/08/2006 6:34:10 PM PST · by SandRat · 11 replies · 1,944+ views
    Marine Corps News ^ | Lance Cpl. Randall A. Clinton
    MARINE CORPS AIR STATION NEW RIVER, N.C. (March 8, 2006) -- During the early 1960’s, when Marines needed transportation to or from combat zones, they didn’t call in MV-22’s. For the Marines on the frontlines in Vietnam, their savior was the UH-34D, ancestor of the CH-46E and the MV-22. At the stand-up ceremony for Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron-263, the first operational MV-22 Osprey squadron, Marines from the Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron-361 Veterans Association displayed a piece of the squadron’s past, a static display of a fully restored, operational UH-34D. The UH-34D was flown by HMM-361 along with other Marine squadrons...
  • Coalition Priority: Restore Iraq's Essential Services

    02/23/2006 4:12:13 PM PST · by SandRat · 4 replies · 208+ views
    Defend America News ^ | Feb 23, 2006 | Sgt. Ann Drier
    Workers continue work on the Sadr City Water Treatment Plant, which is one of the ongoing essential services re-building projects in Iraq. U.S. Army photo by Lt. Col. Otto Busher Coalition Priority: Restore Iraq's Essential Services The infrastructure projects, while providing services previously unavailable in many parts of rural Iraq, also provide needed jobs and income for citizens. By U.S. Army Sgt. Ann Drier363rd Mobile Public Affairs Detachment BAGHDAD, Feb. 23, 2006 — Most Americans have difficulty thinking about not having running water, flushing toilets, weekly trash pickup or electricity 24 hours-a-day. We take for granted the things that...
  • NMCB 40 Helps Restore School in Plaquemine Parish

    10/04/2005 4:10:12 PM PDT · by SandRat · 2 replies · 335+ views
    Navy NewsStand ^ | Oct 4, 2005 | unattributed
    By Journalist 2nd Class Barbara Silkwood, Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 40 Public Affairs NEW ORLEANS (NNS) -- Nearly a month after Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 40 deployed to Southern Louisiana in support of Joint Task Force Katrina relief efforts, the Seabees continued working in October with Parish residents and local government officials to help rebuild the surrounding communities as quickly as possible. Crews from NMCB 40's Air Detachment finished a project restoring St. Rosalee elementary - one of the largest schools in the New Orleans Archdiocese. “After the storm hit, debris, roofing and fallen trees scattered the courtyards,” said...
  • Corps of Engineers to restore pre-Katrina protection in New Orleans

    09/30/2005 5:17:06 PM PDT · by SandRat · 7 replies · 343+ views
    ARNEWS ^ | Sep 29, 2005 | Alan Dooley
    NEW ORLEANS (Army News Service Sept. 29) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced today it is establishing a new team here to begin restoring federal elements of New Orleans’ battered hurricane-flood system to provide pre-Hurricane Katrina protection. The team – dubbed Task Force Guardian – consists of a cadre of Corps personnel from the Mississippi Valley Division’s St. Louis District as well as a larger group from the New Orleans District. Initially, this mission has been assigned to Col. Lewis F. Setliff III. Setliff normally serves as commander and district engineer in St. Louis. As the New Orleans...
  • Shreveport Sailors Restore High School Stadium

    09/15/2005 5:52:23 PM PDT · by SandRat · 6 replies · 302+ views
    Navy NewsStand ^ | Sep 15, 2005 | Journalist 3rd Class (SW) John Stevens
    CHALMETTE, La. (NNS) -- Sailors from USS Shreveport (LPD 12) are restoring Chalmette High School’s football stadium for use as an auxiliary community gathering area. Chalmette is located just a few miles west of New Orleans in St. Bernard Parish, La. “After only a few days on the job, they’ve already got the place looking better. The whole track’s been cleaned,” said Hull Maintenance Technician 1st Class William Antrican. Observing the ongoing work at the stadium, Rear Adm. Joseph Kilkenny, commander of the Joint Force Maritime Component Command supporting Joint Task Force Katrina, commended Sailors for their progress. He added...
  • Keesler helping restore Gulf Coast medical infrastructure

    09/13/2005 4:40:18 PM PDT · by SandRat · 191+ views
    Air Force Links ^ | sep 13, 2005 | Louis A. Arana-Barradas
    GULFPORT, Miss. -- The Air Force joined a unified medical command of local, state and federal agencies aiming to restore primary care services to Mississippi’s ravaged Gulf Coast. The area needs a unified response since Hurricane Katrina crippled its medical infrastructure and scattered many of its health-care providers, said Col. (Dr.) Deborah Burgess of the 81st Medical Group at nearby Keesler Air Force Base. More than two weeks after the killer storm, thousands of people still do not have the basic primary medical services they need, she said. Medical providers displaced by the storm are still recovering from the disaster,...
  • Glass, ceramics factories reopen, restore hope for city

    08/18/2005 4:03:03 PM PDT · by SandRat · 5 replies · 479+ views
    Marine Corps News ^ | Aug 18, 2005 | Sgt. Stephen D'Alessio
    CAMP BLUE DIAMOND, AR RAMADI, Iraq (August 18, 2005) -- The Ramadi Glass Works Factory, which was once the second largest employer in western Iraq’s Al Anbar Province, is slowly coming back to life. The factory’s management is working with coalition forces to gradually reopen the plant, which was closed last November after insurgents used the factory to stage attacks. Due to its key role in the local economy, both groups have pushed to open the facility, which also includes a ceramics factory. “It employs 2,300 people and the way we look at it those are 2,300 families affected,” said...
  • CA: Supporters urge high court to restore proposition to Nov. 8 ballot

    08/10/2005 7:33:03 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 20 replies · 479+ views
    AP on Bakersfield Californian ^ | 8/10/05 | AP - San Francisco
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Supporters of Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's redistricting initiative asked the state Supreme Court on Wednesday to overturn two lower court rulings and put the measure on the November special election ballot. Attorneys for political activist Ted Costa and other official sponsors of the initiative said a Sacramento Superior Court judge and an appeals court majority erred in ruling that the initiative failed to make the ballot because supporters used two versions in the qualifying process. One version went on petitions signed by voters. The other went to the attorney general to prepare a title and summary of...
  • Schwarzenegger wants to restore $1.3 billion to transportation programs

    05/11/2005 5:21:42 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 15 replies · 562+ views
    Bakersfield Californian ^ | 5/11/05 | Tom Chorneau - AP
    SACRAMENTO (AP) - After years of neglect, scores of transportation projects statewide would receive a badly needed infusion of $1.3 billion under a plan outlined Wednesday by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger. The proposal is a key part of Schwarzenegger's revised 2005-2006 state budget that is due out on Friday. Facing a shortfall estimated at $8.6 billion, Schwarzenegger proposed in January a $111.7 billion spending plan that included more than $4 billion in borrowing and the transfer of $1.3 billion in sales tax money from transportation programs to other uses. The governor told an audience of mayors and city council members from...
  • An Open Challenge to Young Traditional Catholics

    01/11/2005 11:59:47 PM PST · by GratianGasparri · 21 replies · 1,088+ views
    Tomorrow Christendom ^ | Dom Gerard Calvet, O.S.B.
    We exhort young people, born into this society of audio-visually conditioned robots, to rise up against the reign of untruth. Leave television to its willing slaves; read the masters of your religious and national culture, read your mystics, your thinkers, your poets. Seek after truth, obey it as you would a sovereign, don’t let yourself be closed in by worldly or ecclesiastical conformity. To bind oneself unconditionally to an ideology or a religion, beyond what is just and unjust, is a properly satanic aberration. Totalitarian states that alternate between lies and violence (lies to cover up the violence, and violence...
  • Tomorrow Christendom: A Blueprint to Restoring Catholic Tradition

    01/08/2005 12:25:01 PM PST · by GratianGasparri · 3 replies · 393+ views
    Author House Books ^ | Pentecost 1985 | Dom Gerard Calvet, O.S.B.
    Dear pilgrims of Notre-Dame, [snip] The Christian life is a pilgrimage, often painful, which passes through Golgotha, but is illumined by the splendours of the Spirit. And which leads to glory. Oh! We may well be persecuted, but I forbid that we be pitied. For we belong to a race of exiles and voyagers, gifted with a prodigious power of invention, but refusing—that is its religion—to be distracted from the things of Heaven. [snip] If we seek to pacify the earth, to beautify the earth, it is not in order to replace Heaven, but so that the earth be Heaven’s...
  • CA: Allies Seek to Restore CalPERS President

    12/04/2004 8:36:06 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 2 replies · 202+ views
    LA Times ^ | 12/4/04 | Mar Lifsher
    SACRAMENTO — Sean Harrigan, whose ouster this week as president of the California Public Employees' Retirement System made headlines around the world, may soon be back on the board of the $177-billion pension fund. Harrigan lost his seat when the state Personnel Board voted 3 to 2 on Wednesday to replace him as its CalPERS representative. However, national union leaders have asked top Democrats in the state Legislature to appoint Harrigan to another open seat on the 13-member board, people familiar with the talks told The Times. And lawmakers appear to be willing to listen. State Assembly Speaker Fabian Nuńez...
  • British Troops Restore Order After Iraqi Pay Riot

    01/06/2004 5:18:11 PM PST · by blam · 1 replies · 128+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 1-7-2004 | Michael Smith
    British troops restore order after Iraqi pay riot By Michael Smith, Defence Correspondent (Filed: 07/01/2004) Two Iraqis were reported killed and two wounded after bank guards fired on a crowd of rioting former soldiers in Basra yesterday. The ex-servicemen were protesting after being told that they would not be paid, a British military spokesman said. British reinforcements had to be called in when Iraqi police failed to control the situation. Iraqi police lose control of a crowd demanding back pay [top]. British Army troops move in to their aid The military authorities had no reports of anyone being killed and...
  • Project To Restore Wetlands Destroyed By Saddam Begins

    10/09/2003 2:38:48 PM PDT · by blam · 18 replies · 336+ views
    Independent (UK) ^ | 10-10-2003 | Terri Judd
    Project to restore wetlands destroyed by Saddam begins By Terri Judd 10 October 2003 A project has begun to reverse one of the greatest humanitarian and ecological disasters of recent times, the draining of the wetlands that were home to Iraq's 250,000 Marsh Arabs. Saddam drained the wetlands after the Marsh Arabs, whose world of reed houses, water buffalo and canoes captivated the writer Sir Wilfred Thesiger, supported the Shia revolt in the early Nineties. Some experts believe it may not be possible to recreate a way of life which had existed for 5,000 years in the largest wetlands in...
  • 'NO-PARK ARMY' RALLIES IN PROTEST

    06/30/2003 2:33:01 PM PDT · by fight_truth_decay · 10 replies · 396+ views
    BangorDailyNews ^ | Monday, June 30, 2003 | Misty Edgecomb
    Opponents mock North Woods plan "Take this park and shove it,To New Hampshire or Vermont, It's our state and we love it, And we know what we don't want, We want to hunt, and camp, and fish, The way we've always done, And it is our undying wish, To keep the G-man on the run." - Matthew Heintz TOWNSHIP 1 RANGE 9 - Ted Danson didn't show. Neither did Robert Redford, Meryl Streep or Walter Cronkite. But nearly 300 people from all over the state gathered at the Big Moose Inn - on Millinocket Lake inside the proposed Maine Woods...