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  • BREAKING - American Spring Insider: "Bloodbath" Coming to DC in May - Resigns in Disgust!

    04/14/2014 3:55:07 AM PDT · by iontheball · 34 replies
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  • Riley Cooper May Have Bigger Problems Ahead

    08/01/2013 10:03:10 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 18 replies
    CBS Philly ^ | August 1, 2013 | Joseph Santoliquito
    Philadelphia (CBS)—Riley Cooper may not have to worry about any bounty being placed on his head by Marcus Vick. Embattled by racial slurs at a Kenny Chesney concert in June, the Eagles’ wide receiver may have deeper concerns ahead with actual NFL players on the field when the season begins.
  • Fraudulent and deceptive: Late-term abortionist Riley’s Maryland Medical license permanently revoked

    05/20/2013 10:08:53 AM PDT · by topher · 13 replies
    LifeSiteNews.com ^ | 5-20-2013 | Operation Rescue staff
    BALTIMORE, May 20, 2013 (Operation Rescue) - The Maryland Board of Physicians has permanently revoked the license of abortionist Nicola I. Riley in a scathing 24-page order issued on May 6, which prohibits her from ever again applying for licensure or reinstatement of her license. “In view of the fraudulent and deceptive nature of Dr. Riley’s criminal conduct, her demonstrated lack of candor and integrity on her application to the Board and to Utah and Wyoming, and her demonstrated propensity for dishonesty and misrepresentation, Dr. Riley’s unprofessional conduct is not remediable,” stated the Board. “In light of the unprofessional manner...
  • Sign outside of business causing a boom in customers

    11/17/2012 8:23:53 PM PST · by Morgana · 109 replies
    msnbc ^ | 11.17.2012 | wboy
    Riley Gunnoe says business is booming at his tool store in St. Albans. He says it's because of a sign outside. Gunnoe told me he didn't know what was going to happen when he put this phrase on it, "If you are for Obama's policies, please keep your dumba$$ out of this store." Gunnoe says he didn't know what was going to happen when he put the sign up. "I didn't care. But it really has doubled my business since I put it up so I'm glad I did now!" Some people in the community say it makes them question...
  • Phil Jackson sees Heat under pressure

    11/24/2010 8:23:22 AM PST · by pinstripes715 · 14 replies
    ESPN ^ | 11/24/2010 | ESPN LA
    Los Angeles Lakers coach Phil Jackson isn't surprised that the revamped Miami Heat are struggling initially, but he thinks if they don't get it together soon coach Erik Spoelstra's days could be numbered. ESPN 1000, Chicago Lakers coach Phil Jackson joined "The Waddle & Silvy Show" to discuss the possibility of Pat Riley coaching the Heat; the Lakers' chance of breaking the Bulls' 72-win mark; and the future of the Bulls and Derrick Rose. After adding LeBron James and Chris Bosh to go along with Dwyane Wade, Miami has limped to an 8-6 record. Wade has been banged up, Mike...
  • Ala. gov signs bill for new tax to rescue county

    08/14/2009 4:31:16 PM PDT · by Cheap_Hessian · 10 replies · 838+ views
    Breitbart (AP) ^ | August 14, 2009 | Bob Johnson
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Alabama Gov. Bob Riley approved a new tax Friday to help rescue the state's most populous county from a severe budget crisis, a move that should put 1,000 laid-off county workers back to work. Jefferson County residents have faced long lines to conduct business in recent weeks because satellite courthouses closed and other offices cut back hours in the wake of the financial trouble. Jefferson County is home to about 640,000 people and Alabama's largest city, Birmingham. The Republican governor signed two bills into law after a quick special session. One creates an occupational tax for...
  • Experts: Tanker dual buy sensible

    08/09/2009 11:44:40 AM PDT · by AzaleaCity5691 · 23 replies · 1,884+ views
    Mobile Register ^ | August 9, 2009 | George Talbot
    Experts : Tanker dual buy sensible Sunday, August 09, 2009 By GEORGE TALBOT Political Editor Forget the money. Forget the politics. The U.S. Air Force could gain a major strategic advantage by splitting its contract for aerial refueling tankers, according to military experts. A proposed "dual buy" would replace the Air Force's existing fleet of KC-135 tankers with two different aircraft, giving greater flexibility to war planners and speeding the retirement of the Eisenhower-era KC-135s, analysts said. Advertisement The compromise would also end a political stalemate between rival bidders Boeing Co. and Northrop Grumman Corp., spreading jobs across a broader...
  • Gov. Riley at odds with stimulus law requirement (Alabama)

    02/23/2009 8:23:37 PM PST · by TornadoAlley3 · 11 replies · 586+ views
    wsfa.com ^ | 02/23/09 | wsfa
    Governor Riley says Alabama's acceptance of the stimulus funding would ultimately raise taxes on small businesses. MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - Governor Bob Riley says he will not recommend a change in state law that is required for Alabama to receive $66 million in federal stimulus money. The money is aimed at expanding unemployment compensation coverage, but Governor Riley says there is a problem with the plan he's not ready to go along with. The federal stimulus law requires states to permanently change their laws to include unemployment benefits for many who don't normally qualify, namely part-time workers and those who've...
  • McCain: I may postpone convention

    08/30/2008 2:08:32 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 149 replies · 271+ views
    McCain: I may postpone convention By: Mike Allen August 30, 2008 05:03 PM EST John McCain said the Republican National Convention may be postponed as federal officials said Hurricane Gustav was gathering to a devastating Category 5 as it headed toward star-crossed New Orleans. “It just wouldn't be appropriate to have a festive occasion while a near-tragedy or a terrible challenge is presented in the form of a natural disaster,” McCain told Chris Wallace of “Fox News Sunday,” in an interview taped for tomorrow. “So we're monitoring it from day to day and I'm saying a few prayers, too.” McCain...
  • Huckabee offers appeal to American Dream (w/ Duncan Hunter, Bob Riley)

    01/28/2008 9:29:10 PM PST · by unspun · 55 replies · 236+ views
    Montgomery Advertiser ^ | 1/28/2008 | Jamon Smith
    BIRMINGHAM | More than 2,000 people gathered at Samford University's Jane Hollock Brock Hall on Saturday afternoon to hear the 44th governor of Arkansas, Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee, speak about why he should be the 44th president of the United States. (Video at bottom of story) 'I still believe that this is a country that's an amazing place to live, and I'll tell you why,' Huckabee said to a large crowd in Brock Hall's main auditorium while about another 1,000 people listened to his speech over a speaker system in an overflow room. 'We can still dream our dreams...
  • Baby Grace: Pair indicted on capital murder charges

    12/12/2007 1:00:39 PM PST · by GregoTX · 29 replies · 435+ views
    Houston Chronicle ^ | December 12, 2007 | HARVEY RICE
    GALVESTON — A Spring couple charged with injury to a child in the death of 2-year-old Riley Ann Sawyers were been indicted on charges of capital murder by a Galveston County grand jury Wednesday, said District Attorney Kirk Sistrunk. The grand jury deliberated for three minutes before handing down the indictments, Sistrunk said. Kimberly Dawn Trenor, 19, the mother of the 2-year-old girl, previously known only as Baby Grace, and Royce Clyde Zeigler II, 24, are accused of beating the child to death this summer. The little girl's body was stored in a plastic container in a shed for up...
  • State’s proposed bill would be one of toughest on illegal immigrants (Alabama)

    03/18/2007 9:35:56 AM PDT · by LdSentinal · 8 replies · 560+ views
    The News Courier ^ | 3/18/07 | Karen Middleton
    package of bills filed this past week before the Legislature, would give Alabama some of the toughest laws on the books in the nation against illegal immigration. This is the second crack Rep. Micky Hammon, R-Decatur has taken at putting some teeth in the laws of a state that is home to an estimated 250,000 illegal immigrants. Hammon’s immigration package made it out of committee in the waning days of the regular 2006 session of the Legislature, but too late for a vote. “It got out of committee last year, but it was so late and people dragged their feet...
  • SAF, NRA File Motion To Find New Orleans Mayor And Police Superintendent In Contempt Of Court

    01/18/2007 6:40:07 AM PST · by girlangler · 21 replies · 847+ views
    The Outdoor Wire ^ | January 18, 2007 | news release
    SAF, NRA File Motion To Find New Orleans Mayor And Police Superintendent In Contempt Of Court Bellevue, Washington - Frustrated by repeated failures to meet court-appointed deadlines, and a pattern of disregard by the City of New Orleans, the Second Amendment Foundation has filed a motion to hold Mayor Ray Nagin and Police Superintendent Warren Riley in contempt of federal court. A hearing on the motion is scheduled for Jan. 31 in federal district court in New Orleans. The Second Amendment Foundation is suing Nagin and Riley over the confiscation of firearms from law-abiding citizens in the aftermath of Hurricane...
  • Catholic Pro Life Leaders - Msgr Philip Riley and Father Frank Pavone

    11/21/2006 10:37:01 PM PST · by topher · 42 replies · 1,288+ views
    November 21, 2006 | Vanity
    New York City has a couple of important Pro Life leaders in the Catholic Church. One is Father Frank Pavone of Priests for Life. The other is Monsignor Philip Riley of the Helpers of Gods Precious Infants. Though both are priests, they take totally different approaches to Pro-Life. Father Frank Pavone rarely visits an abortion clinic (to my knowledge) when he is in New York City. Monsignor Riley, on the other hand,tries to go every day to an abortion clinic in Brooklyn. Father Frank Pavone focuses on Television and Radio ministries to achieve results for Pro-Life as well as uses...
  • Alabama Lazarus Act

    11/16/2006 5:35:30 AM PST · by Quilla · 11 replies · 684+ views
    Opinion Journal ^ | November 16, 2006 | Quin Hillyer
    In Birmingham they love the governor. And in Mobile and Huntsville, too. As Republicans coast to coast were burying their many political dead, a Republican governor once given up for dead was enjoying a landslide victory. Alabama Gov. Bob Riley was re-elected last week, beating long-popular Lt. Gov. Lucy Baxley with more than 58% of the vote, including an impressive 20% of the black vote. His victory was not simply the result of Alabama being a Republican state: Democrats won the two next most prominent statewide races, those for lieutenant governor and Supreme Court chief justice. In Alabama as elsewhere,...
  • 6 Democrat senators propose coalition

    11/09/2006 11:08:06 AM PST · by CWW · 13 replies · 1,166+ views
    Fro the first time since Reconstruction, the Republican Party will have a working majority of 18 of 35 Senate Seats thanks to 6 conservative democrats who have agreed to throw in with the Republican Senators to support Republican Governor Bob Riley. This is true hardball politics that may change the face of politics in Alabama forever. The remaining 17 Democratic Senators are mostly controlled by the Alabama Education Ass'n, the Alabama State Employees Ass'm and/or a coaltion of 8 black senators who are liberal, big government types. The Dems are squealing like pigs. You can hear them all the way...
  • Riley up 16 in race for Alabama statehouse (Survey USA)

    09/28/2006 6:11:57 PM PDT · by okstate · 25 replies · 531+ views
    Survey USA ^ | 28 September 2006 | Survey USA
    AL Statehouse Safe for GOP Incumbent:In an election for Governor of Alabama today, 9/28/06, Republican incumbent Bob Riley defeats Democratic challenger Lucy Baxley 54% to 38%, according to a SurveyUSA poll conducted exclusively for WKRG-TV Mobile. The election is in 40 days, on 11/7/06. The contest is stable. In an identical SurveyUSA WKRG-TV poll 2 months ago, Riley led by 14; today he leads by 16. Riley leads by 29 points among men and by 4 points among women, a 25-point gender gap. Riley gets 85% of Republican votes. Baxley gets 75% of Democrat votes. Riley leads 2:1 among Independents....
  • The candidates for 2008 you don't know, (and one you may only think you know)

    09/11/2006 10:33:29 PM PDT · by dangus · 75 replies · 4,527+ views
    Most of the speculation of who will be the next President focuses on senators, who almost always lose. This article examines some of the other potential nominees who have gotten less attention. Keep in mind that most presidential nominees were not among the most-discussed candidates two years before the election. Sonny Purdue is the most popular governor of any state with more than five electoral votes, and his overall approval ratings have taken off while he takes on more and more positions which drive Democratic voters nuts: reversing his Democratic predecessor's centralization of pedagogic education, refusing to allow aliens to...
  • Fort Riley School to Host 9/11 Freedom Walk

    09/01/2006 2:34:43 PM PDT · by SandRat · 4 replies · 582+ views
    WASHINGTON, Sep. 1, 2006 – Fort Riley, Kan., an Army base that’s been a big player in the war on terror, will commemorate the terrorist attacks that gave rise to it during a Freedom Walk Sept. 11, the fifth anniversary of those attacks. More than 500 students at the post’s Ware Elementary School, 99 percent of them military children, and 85 staff members will participate in Freedom Walk, according to Pat Olmstead, the event organizer and family support monitor at the school. The participants will assemble for the 2 p.m. walk wearing red, white and blue clothing and carrying large...
  • FRONT LINES (New Orleans Quagmire Alert)

    06/25/2006 4:01:47 AM PDT · by abb · 18 replies · 788+ views
    The Times Picayune ^ | June 25, 2006 | Michael Perlstein
    In the first months after Hurricane Katrina, when subsiding floodwaters gave way to an eerie calm, residents returning to New Orleans were treated to a virtually crime-free landscape, a strange but welcome change in an era of over-amped violence. Police officers would go entire shifts without a hot call, spending most of their time filling out paperwork for looting complaints. National Guard troops grew bored manning checkpoints in empty neighborhoods. If there was a reminder of homegrown violence, it was a distant one, seen mostly in headlines from evacuee-swollen cities like Houston. Newly elevated Police Superintendent Warren Riley, even as...
  • Riley: Those carrying guns during emergency will be stopped

    06/09/2006 6:56:33 PM PDT · by Ellesu · 47 replies · 1,253+ views
    wwltv ^ | 06/09/06 | wwl
    People carrying guns on the streets of New Orleans during an emergency will be stopped but their gun won’t be taken unless they can’t show that they are lawfully in possession of it, Chief Warren Riley said Thursday night on WWL’s INews cast. Trying to clear up something that has been the subject of much controversy since Katrina, Riley said that in another emergency situation, officers would check people on the street in possession of guns and will not take the weapons unless they have a criminal record, are mentally ill, or unable to prove they own the weapon. “They...
  • Kean wins N.J. race; Riley leads in Ala.

    06/06/2006 6:51:06 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 30 replies · 1,441+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 6/6/06 | Robert Tanner - ap
    New Jersey Republicans picked Tom Kean Jr., the son of a popular former governor, to challenge Democratic Sen. Robert Menendez in the fall as eight states held primaries on Tuesday for governor, House or Senate. In Alabama, Gov. Bob Riley led Ten Commandments judge Roy Moore in early returns for the GOP gubernatorial nomination. Alabama returns also showed overwhelming approval for a state constitutional ban on gay marriage. But the biggest race of the night was the special election in Southern California to fill the House seat of imprisoned former Rep. Randy "Duke" Cunningham, with the political world hoping for...
  • SAF Files Complaint Against New Orleans Police Chief's Plan To Grab Guns

    06/05/2006 5:15:27 PM PDT · by Ellesu · 3 replies · 444+ views
    usnewswire.com ^ | 06/05/06 | usnewswire
    BELLEVUE, Wash., June 5 /U.S. Newswire/ -- The Second Amendment Foundation (SAF) is calling upon U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales to investigate New Orleans Police Superintendent Warren Riley over his announcement last week that police in his city would once again confiscate privately-owned firearms in the event of another catastrophic storm like Hurricane Katrina. During a live interview with a New Orleans radio station, Riley acknowledged that citizens may, under state law, carry firearms. He said, however, that police will confiscate firearms, and may arrest people, arguing that "During an exigent circumstance like that, we cannot allow people to walk...
  • Cheney Praises Soldiers, War Accomplishments at Fort Riley

    04/19/2006 4:49:27 PM PDT · by SandRat · 2 replies · 267+ views
    WASHINGTON, April 19, 2006 – America is a nation that keeps its promises, and so U.S. troops deployed in Iraq are continuing to fight terrorists there as the new Iraqi government gets onto its feet, Vice President Richard B. Cheney told soldiers at Fort Riley, Kan., yesterday. Vice President Richard B. Cheney talks with U.S. Army soldiers at Fort Riley, Kan., during his visit to the post April 18. Photo by April Blackmon  (Click photo for screen-resolution image);high-resolution image available. President Bush has vowed that the United States won't quit the war against global terrorism, Cheney said during his remarks....
  • State Seeks to Supplant Red Cross (Alabama)

    04/18/2006 6:16:00 PM PDT · by teldon30 · 13 replies · 395+ views
    http://www.nytimes.com/ ^ | April 18, 2006 | Eric Lipton
    WASHINGTON, April 17 — Frustrated with the performance of the American Red Cross, Alabama's governor has asked Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff for the federal aid necessary to let the state assume primary responsibility for operating its own emergency shelters in disasters. The move comes after months of criticism of the Red Cross, inspired by what even the organization's own leaders acknowledge was its inadequate response to Hurricane Katrina last year.
  • Fort Riley Soldiers deploy to Africa

    03/29/2006 3:16:06 PM PST · by SandRat · 4 replies · 518+ views
    FORT RILEY, Kan. (Army News Service, March 29, 2006) – Approximately 150 Soldiers from Fort Riley, Kan., left for the Horn of Africa March 28. Soldiers of Company A, 1st Battalion, 16th Infantry will deploy for up to a year to the Central Command area of responsibility as part of an approximately 1,700-member Combined Joint Task Force Horn of Africa. The mission detects, disrupts and defeats terrorists in Kenya, Somalia, Ethiopia, Sudan, Eritrea, Djibouti and Yemen, said Lt. Col. Frank Zachar, commander, 1st Bn., 16th Inf. The battalion will conduct military to military training in the African countries, he said....
  • Alabama Gov. Riley asks voters to press for tax- cut plan

    03/10/2006 8:27:00 AM PST · by Crackingham · 17 replies · 637+ views
    Birmingham News ^ | 3/10/6 | Charles J. Dean
    Gov. Bob Riley visited five north Alabama cities Thursday urging voters to pressure their legislators to approve his plan to cut their state income taxes. Touring on a chartered bus dubbed the "tax-cut express," Riley in all five stops told the crowds the plan he and most Republican and black Democratic lawmakers have agreed on will help almost all taxpayers, especially poor and working-class families, while doing nothing to harm the funding of state schools. "We have the most immoral tax system in the nation," Riley said. "The system requires a family to begin paying taxes if they make just...
  • Poll shows Riley leading Baxley, Siegelman for governor (Alabama)

    02/26/2006 12:43:30 PM PST · by LdSentinal · 2 replies · 294+ views
    Mobile Register ^ | 2/26/06 | JIM VAN ANGLEN and SEAN REILLY
    Alabama Gov. Bob Riley would beat both of his chief Democratic rivals this fall in head-to-head matchups as he seeks re-election, the results of a new poll suggest. The Mobile Register-University of South Alabama statewide poll shows the Republican governor leading Lt. Gov. Lucy Baxley by 9 percentage points and burying former Gov. Don Siegelman by more than 25 points. Siegelman, whose career has been damaged by recent federal corruption charges, lost to Riley in 2002 by about 3,100 votes. "It appears, and not unexpectedly, that Bob Riley is the man to beat," said Keith Nicholls, a political science professor...
  • Democrat Siegelman narrows poll gap against Baxley (Alabama)

    02/22/2006 8:42:34 PM PST · by LdSentinal · 12 replies · 360+ views
    TimesDaily ^ | 2/22/06
    A new poll shows former Gov. Don Siegelman has overcome months of scandal to narrow a big gap against Lt. Gov. Lucy Baxley in the race for the Democratic nomination for governor, but many voters remain undecided. A Mobile Register-University of South Alabama poll conducted Feb. 9 through Feb. 16 showed 37 percent for Baxley and 34 percent for Siegelman, with 29 percent unsure of who to support. The poll results reflect responses from 400 people statewide who identified themselves as registered, likely voters in this year's Democratic primary. The margin of error is plus or minus 5 percentage points,...
  • Riley builds bigger lead over Moore (Alabama)

    02/12/2006 10:14:08 AM PST · by LdSentinal · 11 replies · 513+ views
    Mobile Register ^ | 2/12/06 | Bill Barrow
    MONTGOMERY -- Alabama Gov. Bob Riley has opened a 2-to-1 lead over ousted Alabama Supreme Court Justice Roy Moore in the race for the Republican Party's gubernatorial nomination later this year, the results of a new statewide poll suggest. The Mobile Register-University of South Alabama survey of registered likely GOP primary voters showed Riley with 56 percent to Moore's 28 percent, a wider margin than similar Register-USA polls have reflected in the past and the first time the governor has cracked the all-important 50-percent barrier. The results continue Riley's upward trend since 2003, when voters drubbed his billion-dollar tax plan...
  • Fort Riley hit by tornado

    11/30/2005 3:39:00 PM PST · by SandRat · 4 replies · 462+ views
    ARNEWS ^ | Nov 30, 2005 | Debra Skidmore, Fort Riley PAO
    FORT RILEY, Kan. (Army News Service, Nov. 30, 2005) -- Although no injuries were reported, the tornado that struck Fort Riley Nov. 27 displaced 17 military families and damaged nearly 33 sets of quarters to the point they were uninhabitable, post officials said. Garrison emergency crews and recovery teams responded to the tornado within minutes of touch down, establishing a command post in the Ellis Heights housing area, which bore the brunt of the tornado's wrath. Many of the displaced families were relocated to local hotels at no charge to the individuals, while several families elected to stay with friends...
  • SurveyUSA: Storm Surge Lifts Governors Barbour, Riley, Easley, Perdue & Perry, but Sinks Blanco

    09/20/2005 10:43:47 PM PDT · by Uncle Joe Cannon · 9 replies · 999+ views
    SurveyUSA ^ | 9/20/05
    September 20, 2005 04:00 PM US Eastern Timezone Storm Surge Lifts Governors Barbour, Riley, Easley, Perdue & Perry, but Sinks Blanco, SurveyUSA Finds VERONA N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 20, 2005--Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour-R went up 26 points in "Net Job Approval" from August to September, the largest increase of any of 6 Governors directly affected by hurricanes in the past month, and the largest increase of any Governor in the country, according to 50 separate but concurrent public opinion polls released today by SurveyUSA. Barbour went from a Minus 7 Net Job Approval in August to a Plus 19 Net Job Approval...
  • Siegelman says he'll run for governor in '06 (Alabama)

    09/18/2005 6:48:10 PM PDT · by LdSentinal · 12 replies · 580+ views
    The Birmingham News ^ | 9/17/05 | Bob Johnson
    MONTGOMERY - Former Gov. Don Siegelman is no longer using the word "if" when he talks about running for governor next year. "I intend to be a candidate for governor in 2006," Siegelman told The Associated Press in a telephone interview from Washington, where he was raising money for his campaign. "I have listened to the people of Alabama. I have learned that a good many of them want me in this race." He wants to get the campaign for governor started early and has suggested a series of debates, starting in November, featuring the major players he expects to...
  • Base-closing panel spares two New England facilities (Huge: 1ID & IAD Return US from Europe)

    08/25/2005 8:00:36 PM PDT · by xzins · 24 replies · 977+ views
    Stars and Stripes ^ | 25 Aug 05 | Liz Sidoti
    By Liz Sidoti, The Associated PressEuropean edition, Thursday, August 25, 2005 J. Scott Applewhite / AP With fate of the Navy submarine base at New London, Conn., at stake, Anthony J. Principi, center, chairman of the Base Realignment and Closure Commission, leads the vote to keep the Atlantic Coast sub facility, rejecting the Department of Defense recommendation for closure, during the BRAC hearing in Arlington, Va., Wednesday. The verdict ... Stars and StripesThe nine-member Base Realignment and Closure Commission voted Wednesday to shutter major Army bases in Georgia and Michigan, and to close nearly 400 Army Reserve and National Guard...
  • Moody's may upgrade state credit rating (Alabama)

    08/05/2005 8:10:11 PM PDT · by AzaleaCity5691 · 2 replies · 292+ views
    The Associated Press ^ | 8/5/05 | Associated Press
    Moody's may upgrade state credit rating 8/5/2005, 6:52 a.m. CT The Associated Press MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A major credit rating agency, Moody's Investors Service, is reporting that the state's credit rating may soon get an upgrade. Moody's says one reason is the savings on public employees' health insurance that the governor and Legislature approved in November. State Finance Director Jim Main says the announcement is welcomed news because the Riley administration is looking at refinancing one old bond issue and is considering a new bond issue for school construction projects.
  • Senate approves naming road after Reagan

    02/25/2005 9:14:46 AM PST · by ReagansRaiders · 4 replies · 321+ views
    The Potomac News ^ | 2/25/2005 | Sari Krieger
    Senate approves naming road after Reagan By SARI KRIEGER skrieger@potomacnews.com Friday, February 25, 2005 Area drivers may soon find themselves on Ronald Wilson Reagan Memorial Highway. The Senate voted 25 to 15 on Thursday to approve HB 1656, submitted by Delegate L. Scott Lingamfelter, R-Dale City. The bill designates Va. 234 between U.S. 1 and Interstate 66 as the "Ronald Wilson Reagan Memorial Highway." The House of Delegates also approved the bill, and it now awaits the governor's signature. "I am pleased the Senate passed the bill designating 234 as the Ronald Reagan Memorial Highway," said Lingamfelter, who also represents...
  • Lt. Gov. Lucy Baxley Front-Runner In Alabama Governor's Race, Says Latest Poll

    02/20/2005 10:02:38 AM PST · by Clintonfatigued · 46 replies · 2,925+ views
    The Mobile Register ^ | February 20, 2005 | Bill Barrow
    In the survey's hypothetical general election pairings, Baxley drew 39% to Riley's 35%. She led Moore 44% to 38%.
  • Ex-Judge Moore leads Riley in Alabama poll

    01/18/2005 6:15:53 PM PST · by PDR · 32 replies · 716+ views
    United Press International ^ | January 18, 2005 | UPI
    Ex-Judge Moore leads Riley in Alabama poll MOBILE, Ala., Jan. 18 (UPI) -- The latest Mobile (Ala.) Register poll shows ex-Chief Justice Roy Moore would defeat Gov. Bob Riley in the 2006 Republican gubernatorial primary by 8 points. Moore, who was forced from office after disobeying a federal judge's order to remove a Ten Commandments monument from the rotunda of the state's judicial building, led Riley 43 percent to 35 percent among likely GOP primary voters. The University of South Alabama poll also showed 72 percent of those surveyed viewed Moore favorably, something University of Alabama political scientist William Stewart...
  • Poll: Roy Moore choice of GOP voters (Alabama Guv)

    01/17/2005 3:19:55 PM PST · by LdSentinal · 65 replies · 1,046+ views
    Mobile Register ^ | 1/17/05 | Bill Barrow
    MONTGOMERY -- Roy Moore's defiance of a court order cost him the state's highest judicial office. But his fame as the Ten Commandments judge could make the former Supreme Court chief justice his party's next nominee for governor, the results of a new survey suggest. A Mobile Register-University of South Alabama poll of likely Republican primary voters shows Moore with an 8-percentage-point lead over Gov. Bob Riley in a hypothetical 2006 primary matchup. Moore drew support from 43 percent of respondents to last week's poll, while the governor garnered 35 percent. The former chief justice also received a favorability rating...
  • Deputy finds two smoke-grenade launchers near Milford Lake

    01/13/2005 3:46:58 PM PST · by Boundless · 8 replies · 1,271+ views
    Wichita Eagle ^ | 2005-01-13 | Associated Press
    MILFORD, Kan. - Geary County Sheriff Jim Jensen is again concerned after a deputy discovered a pair of smoke-grenade launchers in the same area near Milford Lake where five military machine guns turned up two weeks ago. ... "These weapons may appear unserviceable, but if a proper gunsmith gets a hold of them or if somebody else wants to they could probably put them back to working condition," Jensen said.
  • (Riley Research) Oregon Poll: Bush 46%, Kerry 45%

    09/08/2004 9:13:10 AM PDT · by B Knotts · 123 replies · 3,167+ views
    Oregonian/OregonLive.com ^ | 9/8/2004 | Jeff Mapes
    A new poll of Oregon voters shows President Bush and Democratic challenger Sen. John Kerry deadlocked in the state, while a ballot measure that would ban same-sex marriage has strong support. The poll, conducted Aug. 26 to Sept. 1 by Riley Research Associates of Portland, included 507 interviews with registered voters who said they were "very likely" to cast a ballot in the Nov. 2 election. Pollster Michael Riley, who conducted the survey on his own and not for a client, said the "very likely" voter screen produced the best picture of people who would vote. It projected a Republican...
  • JOE ALLOWAY PREDICTED WINNER OVER PHIL PAVLOV MICHIGAN DISTRICT 81- PAVLOV'S WEAK IN ALL AREAS

    07/24/2004 7:59:54 AM PDT · by housecandidate · 3 replies · 605+ views
    PTM/UM ANN ARBOR,MI- AP ^ | July 26, 2004 | Andrea VanAndle, Faith Romney
    JOE ALLOWAY PREDICTED WINNER OVER PAVLOV IN MICHIGAN 81 –POLL: JOE ALLOWAY’S EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE BEATS OUT PHIL PAVLOV PORT HURON, MI, July 26, 2004 (NEWSWIRE) -- The latest poll of voters in this crucial MichiganState House swing District 81 has Joe Alloway-R (Port Huron Township) the predicted winner over St. Clair’s Phil Pavlov, and Yale’s Steve Pray with a greater than 9-percent margin. The poll of 600 likely Republican voters in St. Clair County Michigan’s State Representative District 81 countywide found Alloway with a solid lead with Education, Experience and USMC background over underqualified Phil Pavlov-R (St. Clair).
  • FREEP ALERT!!! FReep Gov. Bob Riley to Reinstate Judge Roy Moore.

    06/02/2004 10:20:44 AM PDT · by 0007 · 18 replies · 299+ views
    unknown | http://www.heritage-signs.us/ten/entry.phtml
    Follow this link to sign a petition to Gov. Bob Riley to Re-Instate Judge Roy Moore. http://www.heritage-signs.us/petition/petition.phtml?PetitionID=2
  • Confederate flags wave as Riley celebrates Confederate monument

    04/27/2004 6:22:56 AM PDT · by stainlessbanner · 8 replies · 163+ views
    al.com ^ | 26-April-2004 | PHILLIP RAWLS
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) -- Confederate flags waved and cannons boomed Monday at the state Capitol as Gov. Bob Riley and several hundred others used Confederate Memorial Day to celebrate the restoration of the Confederate Monument. Federal funds covered the $231,600 cost of restoring the monument that stands alongside Alabama's Capitol, where the Confederate States of America was organized and had its first seat of government. The monument honors Alabamians who died in the Civil War from 1861-65."We are the caretakers of their memory and their reputation. The restoration of this monument is part of our duty to them," Riley told...
  • (Gov) Riley Trails (Chief Justice) Moore, Siegelman In New Poll [AL Governor]

    11/17/2003 12:28:34 PM PST · by BlackRazor · 16 replies · 183+ views
    NBC13 ^ | 11/17/03 | N/A
    Riley Trails Moore, Siegelman In New Poll Only Three Out Of 10 Polled Approved Of Riley's Performance POSTED: 10:06 AM CST November 17, 2003 MOBILE, Ala. -- Republican Governor Bob Riley's approval rating was low in a new poll released Sunday that showed him running behind former Chief Justice Roy Moore and ex-Governor Don Siegelman in a 2006 re-election scenario. Riley chief of staff Toby Roth attributed the low approval rating to the state's financial troubles, which he says were inherited from the Siegelman administration. Almost a year into Riley's first term, the Mobile Register-University of South Alabama survey of...
  • Sen. Hillary Clinton slated to speak at Furman in October (barf alert)

    09/18/2003 5:31:07 AM PDT · by Amanda King · 8 replies · 264+ views
    The Greenville News ^ | Wednesday, September 17, 2003 | David Dykes
    <p>Sen. Hillary Clinton of New York will be one of the participants in the Riley Institute's second annual national conference Oct. 6-7 at Furman.</p> <p>Amy Bonitatibus, a Clinton spokeswoman, confirmed the former First Lady will speak at the conference entitled "Women in Politics: Transforming Public Leadership."</p>
  • Chuck Baldwin: "The Lesser of Two Evils Is No Longer Lesser"

    09/11/2003 2:34:01 PM PDT · by Theodore R. · 56 replies · 683+ views
    Chuck Baldwin Ministries ^ | 09-11-03 | Baldwin, Chuck
    The Lesser of Two Evils Is No Longer Lesser By Chuck Baldwin Food For Thought From The Chuck Wagon September 12, 2003 Those who believe electing Republicans is going to make a significant difference in the direction of the country need to open their eyes to what Republicans are actually doing. Consider the courageous stand of Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore to resist a tyrannical and unconstitutional order from a federal judge to remove a monument of the Ten Commandments from the Alabama Judicial Building. Instead of supporting the brave Chief Justice, Republican leaders in his state betrayed...
  • Defeat hurt Riley badly (Alabama Voters Save California Taxpayers Billions)

    09/11/2003 2:08:32 PM PDT · by Southack · 31 replies · 192+ views
    Birmingham News ^ | 9/11/03 | MARY ORNDORFF
    Analysts: Defeat hurt Riley badly 09/11/03MARY ORNDORFFNews Washington correspondent WASHINGTON - The landslide defeat of Gov. Bob Riley's tax plan sent a stern warning to other cash-strapped governors and seriously damaged his political future, national political analysts said Wednesday. Less than one year after he took office, Riley's attempt to overhaul the tax system, fill a hole in state budgets and reform education was rejected by voters, 68 percent to 32 percent - a margin that was startling even to those who track campaigns and elections for a living. "If you're going to risk your career, you might as well...
  • Riley Tax Plan Goes Down 2-to-1 (Alabama)

    09/10/2003 8:58:53 AM PDT · by blam · 22 replies · 261+ views
    Mobile Register ^ | 9-10-2003 | Sean Reilly/Rena Havner/Sallie Owen
    Riley tax plan goes down 2-to-109/10/03 By SEAN REILLY, RENA HAVNER and SALLIE OWEN During a successful business career, Gov. Bob Riley hawked everything from eggs to autos, but in the political sales job of his life, this was the deal he couldn't close: By a 2-to-1 margin Tuesday, Alabama voters crushed his $1.2 billion tax plan. The defeat, which polls predicted for months, cut a deep swath throughout the state. Amendment One, as the plan was labeled on the ballot, carried only 13 of Alabama's 67 counties, according to unofficial returns. Statewide, voters rejected it 67-33 percent. In Mobile...
  • Voters to AL Governor Riley: Take a Hike

    09/10/2003 7:10:47 AM PDT · by Theodore R. · 4 replies · 291+ views
    Human Events Online ^ | 09-10-03 | Freddoso, David
    Voters To Governor: Take a Hike by David Freddoso Posted Sep 10, 2003 By an enormous 34 point margin, Alabama voters yesterday soundly rejected Gov. Bob Riley's (R.) referendum to hike state taxes by $1.2 billion. The tax plan, which fell in a 67% to 33% vote, would have raised income and property taxes in order to further skew the state's tax burden onto higher earners. By further misallocating Alabamans' private capital and tying it up in the public treasury, the tax hike would have decreased economic activity and eliminated jobs throughout the state. Had the referendum succeeded, it would...