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  • Geraldo Rivera On Bernardino Shooting: "2nd Amendment Is Stupid"

    12/03/2015 3:15:44 AM PST · by Biggirl · 122 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | December , 2015 | Awr Hawkins
    Following the news of the heinous attack on Inland Regional Services complex in San Bernardino, California, Fox News’s Geraldo Rivera tweeted that the “2nd Amendment is stupid” and asked Americans not to “rationalize” otherwise.
  • Geraldo Rivera: Moron

    08/26/2015 12:20:10 PM PDT · by paterfamilias · 24 replies
    Politico ^ | 26 Aug 2015 | me
    Since the departure of Bob Beckel from Fox News Channel's "The Five," there have been a number of Liberal guest hosts sitting in his chair. Some are quite good, some are terrible. But only one makes me almost wish for Beckel's return: Geraldo Rivera. Okay, Juan Willliams sometimes gets me close, but he is a decent and likable "useful idiot" of the Left. When he is not boorishly shouting over those panelists who disagree with him, he is adamantly defending Hillary!'s email scandal as inconsequential. This, coming from the moron who disclosed US troop locations and future movements on a...
  • What Alexis Tsipras Pledged Wasnt in His Power to Deliver

    06/20/2015 9:54:14 AM PDT · by DUMBGRUNT · 2 replies
    WSJ ^ | 18 June 2015 | S. Fidler
    Domingo Tortorelli promised the Uruguayan people the earth: a milk fountain at every street corner, a working day of no longer than 15 minutes and a fuel-saving road from the capital Montevideo to Rivera, more than 300 miles away, that would slope downhill in both directions.
  • Geraldo: Obama Got His 'A** Kicked' By Millions of Angry Old White Folk

    11/06/2014 9:00:47 AM PST · by Impala64ssa · 73 replies
    Truth Revolt ^ | 10/6/14 | Bradford Thomas
    Deserted by Latinos, blacks and his feckless lazy Millennial supporters Geraldo Rivera declared on Twitter Wednesday that the Democrats wave defeat was all about race and age. Obama, he wrote, was deserted by Latinos, blacks and his feckless lazy Millennial supporters, which allowed the president to get his "a** kicked" by millions of angry old white folk. In addition to the racial implications of his statement (sure sounds like the description of a lynching), as Twitchy notes, Riveras assertion is egregious in its assumptions about age demos: By the way, according to CNNs exit polls, Rep. Cory Gardner, R-Colo., won...
  • Geraldo Rivera: Matt Drudge doing his best to stir up a civil war

    07/30/2014 11:50:12 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 66 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | July 30, 2014 | Jessica Chasmar
    Fox News host Geraldo Rivera has accused conservative blogger Matt Drudge of trying to inflame conservatives and stir up a civil war, due to his websites aggressive coverage of the border crisis. Shame on Drudge, Mr. Rivera tweeted Wednesday morning. His authoritative website has gone hysterical on issue of immigrant children. 14 stories like Could Ebola sneak across? Mediaite reports that the top 15 stories linked Wednesday morning on DrudgeReport.com were about U.S. immigration policy, while another eight were dedicated to Ebola.
  • Herpin, Rivera Sworn in to Replace Recalled Dems as Morse Takes Parting Shot ( CO recalls )

    10/05/2013 9:36:00 AM PDT · by george76 · 16 replies
    Colorado Observer. ^ | October 4, 2013 | Valerie Richardson
    Six months ago, Bernie Herpin assumed his best political days were behind him. He had lost his reelection bid for Colorado Springs city council and he was approaching his 70th birthday. I just figured I was done with politics, said Herpin. It turns out he was wrong. On Thursday, Republicans Herpin and George Rivera were sworn in as the newest members of the Colorado state Senate, replacing the two Democrats ousted in last months historic recall elections. ... Pro-Democrat groups outspent the recallers by at least 6 to 1, which resulted in a few tense moments for the GOP campaigns....
  • Colorados Gun-Control Recall: The Canary in the Coal Mine for Reformers?

    08/08/2013 3:07:07 PM PDT · by Clintonfatigued · 27 replies
    The Atlantic ^ | August 7, 2013 | Joshua Spivak
    After nearly two decades of continual victories in state legislatures, gun-rights proponents have suddenly hit some turbulence. Despite paralysis on the issue in Washington, mass shootings in Aurora, Colorado, Sandy Hook, Connecticut, and elsewhere have led five states to tighten their gun laws. Four of those states are liberal bastions, but the fifth is the formerly red state of Colorado, home of not only Aurora but also the Columbine massacre. Unsurprisingly, the Centennial State is also where the gun lobby is looking to make a statement in return with recalls set to take place September 10 against two state...
  • Internet Stunned: Geraldo Rivera Tweets Semi-Nude Photo of Himself

    07/21/2013 8:37:19 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 82 replies
    The Blaze ^ | Jul 21, 2013
    Internet Stunned: Geraldo Rivera Tweets Semi-Nude Photo of Himself (Warning: You Will Not Be Able to Unsee This) Jul. 21, 2013 10:12am Madeleine Morgenstern Fox News host Geraldo Rivera tweeted a jaw-dropping half-nude selfie mirror photo early Sunday. 70 is the new 50, the shirtless Rivera wrote from what appears to be a bathroom, a fluffy white towel or robe positioned very low in front of his hips. (Erica and family are going to be so pissedbut at my age)
  • Geraldo Rivera On New Jersey Senate Appointment: "I Would Definitely Take The Call"

    06/03/2013 3:48:46 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 59 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | June 3, 2013 | Alex Pappas
    Veteran journalist Geraldo Rivera said Monday hed take the call if New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie wanted to appoint him to New Jerseys vacant U.S. Senate seat, but acknowledged the chances of that seem slim. I would definitely take the call, Rivera said on the Geraldo Rivera Radio Show.
  • Eric Bolling Explodes At Geraldo Over Obamas Response To Benghazi, Hangs Up Mid-Interview

    05/28/2013 8:20:57 AM PDT · by don-o · 114 replies
    Mediaite ^ | May 28, 2013 | Noah Rothman
    Fox News Channel hosts Eric Bolling and Geraldo Rivera blew up at each other on Riveras radio program on Tuesday amid an argument over the appropriateness of President Barack Obamas response to the attacks on American diplomatic and service personnel in Benghazi in 2012. Bolling and Rivera battled over Obamas personal culpability in the attacks until Bolling hung up after being accused by Rivera of alleging that the president was a damn murderer. Rivera opened the interview by criticizing Bollings focus on Obamas actions on the night of the attack. He said that Bolling is buying into a false narrative...
  • 'Bomb' Doc Was Fired From Hospital After Stalking Allegation (mentions "Occupy militant element")

    11/19/2012 10:57:21 AM PST · by dead · 3 replies
    A doctor charged Saturday with possessing a large quantity of chemicals used in bomb-making spent 15 years on the staff of a Manhattan hospital until he was fired in 2006 for refusing to submit to a psychiatric evaluation when a nurse accused him of stalking her, court records show. Roberto Rivera, 60, was charged with recklessly creating a risk of widespread injury or damage after federal and local authorities found precursor chemicals used in the making of explosives in the basement of a Ridgewood house, Bergen County Prosecutor John Molinelli said in a release Saturday afternoon. Rivera was being held...
  • Bomb-Making Chemicals, Assault Rifles Found in Doctor's Home, Prosecutor Says (Occupy!!!)

    11/17/2012 7:43:06 PM PST · by PghBaldy · 49 replies
    ABC News ^ | November 17 | ALYSSA NEWCOMB
    Large amounts of chemicals commonly used to make bombs were found in the basement of a New Jersey doctor, along with assault rifles and a stun gun, prosecutors said today. Dr. Roberto Rivera, 60, who was said to have been an active member in the Occupy Wall Street movement last year, was arrested following a Friday night raid on his Ridgewood, N.J., home
  • Corruption Scandals Dont Stop U.S. Reps from Winning Reelection

    11/07/2012 11:58:11 AM PST · by jazusamo · 12 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | November 7, 2012
    Jesse Jackson Jr.s victory in Illinois is the latest example of a congressman winning reelection under a dark cloud of corruption, illustrating that in some districts voters are blindly loyal to certain beloved candidates. Jackson, son of the famed civil rights con man with the same name, is not the only U.S. House member to accomplish this feat. Weve seen this around the country in the past few elections, most notably in Florida and Louisiana. Well get back to those after going through Jacksons remarkable reelection this week despite being out half a year with a mysterious mood disorder. A...
  • Twi$ted web of political n/p in the Bx (Third World para$ites sucking-up tax $$$$ 24/7)

    08/27/2012 4:04:54 AM PDT · by Liz · 21 replies
    NY POST ^ | 8/26/12 | CANDICE M. GIOVE w/ Isabel Vincent and Melissa Klein
    EXCLUSIVE NY state Assemblyman Naomi Rivera unwittingly shed light on the web of tax-funded Latino nonprofits in The Bronx that benefit a self-serving collusive network of Latino insiders. Rivera installed her boyfriend to head the Bronx Council for Economic Development; he alleges Rivera used the group to fund their posh dates, sex romps and weekend getaways----and alleges Rivera used tax funds designated for "the poor" to finance her campaigns.
  • All in the Rivera family (sex-starved latina pol gets "pumped"-- sends taxpayers the bill)

    08/18/2012 9:13:07 AM PDT · by Liz · 31 replies
    NY POST ^ | 8/14/12 | NY POST EDITORIAL
    State Assemblywoman Naomi Rivera (D-Bronx, NY) Rivera filed state papers listing her boy-toy Tommy Torres as her full-time "community-relations director" collecting a weekly $1,100 govt paycheck. BUT DOE records list Torres as a full-time Brooklyn public school gym teacher.....
  • Casey Anthony's not on my Boat

    07/21/2011 11:35:14 AM PDT · by at bay · 36 replies
    foxnews ^ | 7-21-2011 | Geraldo Rivera
    On a related issue, I am apparently the target of a boycott among anti-Caseyites based on my relationship with fellow Puerto Rican Jos Baez; my unflinching, but correct legal analysis of the weakness of the prosecution case; and my insistence that all the available evidence suggests the much reviled woman was a good mother, i.e., there was no evidence of neglect or abuse. That is precisely why this case is so upsetting. How can a good mother go so wrong so fast? Anyway, I can take the heat, but justice for the tragic and beloved toddler Caylee Marie Anthony does...
  • Leader of Diamond Hijacking Crew Sentenced in Federal Court to 32 Years in Prison

    05/22/2010 6:43:46 PM PDT · by Larry381 · 1 replies · 393+ views
    Department of Justice ^ | May 20, 2010 | United States Attorney's Office Southern District of New York
    PREET BHARARA, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced that HECTOR RIVERA was sentenced today to 32 years in prison for leading a robbery and extortion crew that targeted diamond businesses and shipments from the Diamond District in midtown Manhattan. United States District Judge HAROLD BAER, JR., also ordered RIVERA to forfeit $2.93 million in criminal proceeds. According to documents filed in this case and the evidence at trial: RIVERA was the leader of a robbery and extortion crew that operated primarily in the Diamond District in midtown Manhattan from at least 2003 through December...
  • Geraldo to Ann Coulter: 'Is Cheney Giving Aid and Comfort to the Enemy?' (Leftist vs Coulter)

    02/16/2010 11:55:23 AM PST · by Syncro · 65 replies · 2,194+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | 02/15/2010 | Geoffrey Dickens
    Geraldo Rivera to Ann Coulter: 'Is Cheney Giving Aid and Comfort to the Enemy?' By Geoffrey Dickens Geraldo Rivera, on Fox News' Geraldo At Large on Sunday, essentially accused Dick Cheney of treason for criticizing the Obama administration over the weekend, as he asked panelist Ann Coulter if the former VP was "giving aid and comfort to the enemy." For her part the conservative author slammed back: "To be hearing that from liberals after eight years of relentless attacks on George Bush, when he was waging the war on terror, is comical." The following back and forth between Rivera and...
  • NYDN: Geraldo to quit Fox News if Ailes hires Lou Dobbs?

    12/21/2009 6:42:58 AM PST · by izzatzo · 84 replies · 2,282+ views
    Geraldo Rivera has told Fox News honcho Roger Ailes he'll quit if Ailes hires Lou Dobbs, according to a well-placed source. Rivera, who has blasted the nativist Dobbs for his "slander" against Latinos, tells us, "I never threatened to quit." But he did let Ailes know he wouldn't welcome working with the man who has called him a "cowardly liar." Says Geraldo: "The last time I checked, no one here was talking to the a-." Still, Ailes is said to be considering Dobbs for the Fox Business Channel. "The trouble is Dobbs wants too much money like $8 million...
  • Ann Coulter and Geraldo Rivera Spar over Limbaugh Interview with Fox News Sunday - Video 11/1/09

    11/02/2009 7:06:45 AM PST · by Federalist Patriot · 29 replies · 1,751+ views
    Freedom's Lighthouse ^ | November 2, 2009 | BrianinMO
    Here is video of Ann Coulter and Geraldo sparring over Rush Limbaugh's interview with Chris Wallace on Fox News Sunday. Geraldo called Limbaugh's use of the phrase "man-child President" to refer to Obama as an example of Rush being a "racial provocateur." Coulter completely disagreed with Geraldo. . . . (VIDEO)
  • FCC Announces May 7 'Diversity Committee' Meeting - Behold a New 'Fairness' Doctrine

    05/01/2009 11:17:34 AM PDT · by UnalienablyRight · 103 replies · 6,300+ views
    NewsBusters.org ^ | 05/01/2009 | Seton Motley
    Behold one of the new "Fairness" Doctrines - "media diversity" - coming soon to a radio station near you. President Barack Obama's Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has released the names of the thirty-one members of their Advisory Committee On Diversity For Communications In The Digital Age. This May 7 gathering is made up of a laundry list of left-wing grievance groups, with a smattering of radio and television companies included to break up the monotony. Not a single conservative organization is taking part in this Commission - more than a dozen Leftist groups are. A little ironic for a "diversity"...
  • Clinton Supporter Arrested in N.J. Corruption Sting

    09/06/2007 4:17:28 PM PDT · by PilloryHillary · 37 replies · 1,123+ views
    Among the 11 public officials arrested in an F.B.I. corruption sting in New Jersey today was a leading Democratic supporter of Senator Hillary Rodham Clintons presidential campaign in that state, Mayor Samuel Rivera of Passaic. It was the latest legal embarrassment involving an ally of the Clinton campaign, coming only one day after a wealthy Clinton donor, Norman Hsu, missed his court date in a California fraud case and apparently disappeared. Clinton advisers this spring and summer have been aggressively touting their long list of endorsements from elected officials and prominent Democratic donors, to indicate the breadth of establishment support...
  • Obama Is First Hispanic President, Geraldo Rivera Says

    03/20/2009 11:49:10 AM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 70 replies · 1,551+ views
    cnsnews.com ^ | March 20, 2009 | Penny Starr
    (CNSNews.com) Journalist and TV personality Geraldo Rivera summed up the optimism of pro-immigrant activists and mostly Democrat politicians at the 13th annual U.S.-Mexico Congressional Border Issues Conference by saying he is confident President Barack Obama will keep his campaign promise to sign comprehensive immigration reform into law. Barack Obama is the first Hispanic president the same way Bill Clinton was the first black president, Rivera said at the conference, which took place Thursday at the U.S. Capitol. Rivera also said the Hispanic community should give the president some slack in keeping that promise on immigration reform, given the pressing...
  • Boston area man sentenced ... for laundering drug money

    02/12/2009 1:24:15 AM PST · by Cindy · 1 replies · 454+ views
    ICE.gov - News Release ^ | February 10, 2009 | n/a
    Note: The following text is a quote: http://www.ice.gov/pi/nr/0902/090210boston.htm February 10, 2009 Boston area man sentenced to seven and a half years in federal prison for laundering drug money Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents helped crack the case BOSTON - A Boston-area man was sentenced on February 10, 2009 to seven and a half years in prison on charges of money laundering and drug distribution in connection with a Jamaica Plain money remitting business known as Boston Envio. Claudio Tejeda Andujar, 35, (a/k/a Jose Rivera and a/k/a Dagoberto Lazacha) was a partner in Boston Envio that between 2004 and 2006, wire...
  • NYT: Fairness Doctrine Advocate Removed from Obama FCC Transition Team

    11/15/2008 12:40:43 PM PST · by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle · 35 replies · 1,793+ views
    NewsBusters.com ^ | 11/15/08 | Kyle Drennen
    According to a Friday New York Times article by David Kirkpatrick, Barack Obama has reassigned Fairness Doctrine proponent, former FCC Commissioner Henry Rivera, from heading his FCC transition team: At least one official initially involved in the transition appears to have been reassigned because of concern about his lobbying or legal work. Henry Rivera, a former Democratic commissioner on the Federal Communication Commission who was involved in planning for the agencys transition, has dropped out of that role because he had represented clients on communications policy in the last year, the newsletter Communications Daily reported Friday. Kirkpatrick went on to...
  • (Surprise, surprise): Obama Appoints Fairness Doctrine Backer

    11/10/2008 12:41:39 PM PST · by Publius804 · 114 replies · 421+ views
    newsmax.com ^ | November 10, 2008 | Jim Meyers
    Obama Appoints Fairness Doctrine Backer Monday, November 10, 2008 10:41 AM By: Jim Meyers President-elect Barack Obama has designated former Federal Communications Commissioner Henry Rivera to head the team that will select the next FCC chairman an Obama move that bodes poorly for conservative talk radio. Thats because Rivera is widely believed to support the reinstitution of the so-called Fairness Doctrine. Originally instituted in 1949 by the FCC, the Fairness Doctrine required broadcasters over the public airwaves to give equal time to opposing political views. Since talk radio is overwhelmingly dominated by conservative hosts, and liberal talk radio draws...
  • Obama FCC transition team to push media/telecom diversity

    11/09/2008 6:44:09 PM PST · by newzjunkey · 23 replies · 260+ views
    Ars Technica ^ | November 09, 2008 - 05:30PM CT | Matthew Lasar
    Reports about the man that President-elect Barack Obama is expected to choose to manage the transition at the Federal Communications Commission emphasize his past role as a lobbyist and FCC Commissioner. But the truth is that Henry Rivera has never really left the FCC, having stayed active in its matrix of advisory groups from the 1980s right up to the present. And Rivera's agenda is no secret: figuring out ways to help minorities get a bigger slice of the telecommunications and broadcast media pie. In fact, as Chair of the Commission's Advisory Committee on Diversity for Communications in the Digital...
  • Obama to appoint talk radio's executioner?

    11/08/2008 4:04:09 AM PST · by Man50D · 79 replies · 618+ views
    WorldNetDaily.com ^ | November 08, 2008
    Democrat Henry Rivera, a former commissioner of the Federal Communications Commission, is expected to head President-elect Barack Obama's FCC transition team, a move that has sparked fear in media circles that the Fairness Doctrine may return to silence conservative talk radio. If reenacted, the "Fairness Doctrine" would require broadcasts over the public airwaves to give equal time to opposing political views. For talk radio, which boomed after the law's repeal in 1987 by building an audience devoted to conservative talk, the law's return would decimate the industry's marketability. Many fear the "Fairness Doctrine" would drive talk radio hosts like...
  • Geraldo Rivera unhinged [Geraldo would spit on Michelle Malkin if he saw her]

    09/01/2007 10:17:03 AM PDT · by PajamaTruthMafia · 208 replies · 5,901+ views
    michellemalkin.com ^ | 9/1/2007 | Michelle Malkin
    The Boston Globe has a fawning Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous-ish profile of Fox News Channels Geraldo Rivera. In between musing about his favorite pair of soft Uggs (Ive worn these in Tora Bora and Somalia, he says, admiring the suede slip-ons with the sheepskin lining. Theyre so comfortable. I love them.), his 36-foot Hinckley powerboat, and his massive estates (including Seagate, the spectacular, 10-bedroom estate he bought several years ago with his fourth wife and another Kennedy-esque compound with his current wife), he spews this: Rivera, who as a fledgling lawyer in the 70s counseled the Puerto Rican...
  • Geraldo Miguel Rivera

    06/15/2007 3:05:02 PM PDT · by SwaggerStick · 7 replies · 295+ views
    I use to enjoy listining to Geraldo. He visits and supports the troops in Iraq which is something to be admired of the man. I now have a completely different opinion of Geraldo. When he claims American citizens reporting criminals to authorities are the same as a Nazi pulling down the pants of a jew to see if he is circumsized, Geraldo has gone too far. When his opinion is Illegal Alein felons should not be deported, he has gone too far. When his opinion is all Illegal Aleins should get amnesty, and the country should pass the Kennedy McCain...
  • Geraldo Rivera: Sharpton is a Great Man

    04/13/2007 8:16:04 PM PDT · by don-o · 143 replies · 3,129+ views
    Fox News via XM | April 13, 2007 | dono
    Said he will go down as greatest civil right leader of the "late 20th century."
  • Man Charged With Resident's Murder

    09/04/2006 9:00:13 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 1 replies · 482+ views
    Tampa Tribune ^ | September 4, 2006 | MARI ROBYN JONES
    TAMPA - A man accused of killing an elderly Pasco resident was arrested Sunday. Luis A. Rivera, 23, was charged with first-degree murder in the death of William C. Medley, 72, according to the Pasco County Sheriff's Office. Investigators said Rivera killed Medley during a robbery at the elderly man's house, 21212 Franklin Drive in Lacoochee. Medley, a registered sex offender, died from injuries consistent with knife wounds and blunt trauma, the sheriff's office said. Investigators said he died between Tuesday and Wednesday.
  • 495 armed Standoff ends with no loss of life

    04/16/2006 8:35:17 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 3 replies · 361+ views
    Hopkington News ^ | April 16, 2006
    April 15, 2006 Hopkinton Police were asked to assist State Police this afternoon on Route 495 South in Southboro to apprehend a subject who allegedly had a weapon. According to State Police, at about 4:50 pm State Trooper Phil Dowd stopped a Chevrolet in Westboro for speeding and following too closely on 495 South. The subject, the male driver of the Chevrolet, Pedro J. Rivera, age 21, 238 A 37th Street South, Brigantine New Jersey, pulled into the breakdown lane and walked away from the vehicle. The subject failed to comply with verbal commands and Trooper Dowd observed a...
  • A Terrorism Raid in Puerto Rico Makes Waves in New York City

    02/13/2006 12:43:40 PM PST · by neverdem · 59 replies · 1,987+ views
    NY Sun ^ | February 13, 2006 | DANIELA GERSON
    An FBI sweep launched in Puerto Rico to prevent a "domestic terrorist attack" is eliciting widespread outrage on the island - and as far away as New York City - with critics accusing the agency of trying to use terrorism as a guise to turn public opinion against Puerto Rico's independence movement. The Friday morning raid on the U.S. commonwealth, which targeted five private homes and one business, was launched to prevent attacks from the Boricua Popular Army, the FBI said. The special agent in charge of the San Juan Division of the FBI, Luis Fraticelli, said the searches were...
  • TV personality's brother arrested in Walnut Creek [Craig Rivera]

    10/27/2005 9:51:56 PM PDT · by SmithL · 31 replies · 6,087+ views
    Contra Costa Times ^ | 10/27/5 | Cassandra Braun
    In another twist in the high-profile killing of Pamela Vitale, Walnut Creek police arrested the brother of sensational TV talk show host and reporter Geraldo Rivera early Wednesday on suspicion of driving under the influence. Craig Rivera, 51, the younger brother of the controversial television personality, was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving at 1:26 a.m. in the 2000 block of Mt. Diablo Boulevard just before the entrance to the Highway 24 on-ramp, police said. Craig Rivera, a veteran correspondent for "Inside Edition," arrived in town Monday evening to help produce his brother's newest show, "Geraldo At Large" A producer...
  • A new way to die in America (courtesy of Geraldo Rivera)

    09/05/2005 5:20:58 PM PDT · by ajolympian2004 · 34 replies · 1,065+ views
    Tony Snow show ^ | September 5th, 2005 | Quote from Geraldo Rivera
    Today, Monday Sept. 5th, we were just listening to the Tony Snow show on tape delay here on KCOL 600am in northern Colorado (Tony's show follows Sean's three hour program) and he was interviewing Geraldo Rivera live from somewhere in Louisiana. Geraldo mentioned a phrase to describe how a number of the victims of this tragedy died that I had never heard before. He said... "People are being forgotten to death" I completely agree! A significant number of elderly folks in the poor neighborhoods in the city limits of New Orleans who honestly could not help themselves died alone and...
  • Crowd turns ugly in close call for Hub cop

    09/05/2005 2:32:58 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 18 replies · 626+ views
    Boston Herald ^ | September 5, 2005 | By Brian Ballou
    A lone cop trying to cuff a man firing bullets into the night sky in Roxbury early yesterday was confronted by nearly 200 frenzied, bottle-throwing, cursing youths. By the end of the tense incident, eight people, including six teens, were arrested. According to police, the officer walked into the crowd standing near Lawrence Avenue and Mascoma Street at 1:22 a.m. He watched Luis Rivera, 23, of Roxbury stand in the middle of the intersection, point a gun toward the sky, and squeeze off one round. The cop began to approach Rivera, who apparently did not realize that a uniformed officer...
  • Art Appreceiation/Education "class" #7: American Modernism

    07/11/2005 5:04:13 AM PDT · by Republicanprofessor · 23 replies · 7,946+ views
    7/11/01 | republicanprofessor
    So we have studied Cubism, Expressionism and Surrealism in Europe. What was happening in America? At first, as we saw earlier, the American Ash Can School thought they were the most modern school. They sponsored the Armory Show in 1913 and brought over the Europeans from Cezanne through Kandinsky, and as a result the American works looked a bit backward. Robert Henri Snow in NY 1902 and Kandinsky Improvisation 28 1912 But some Americans were intrigued by the Armory show, and a few knew about European modernism before 1913. In fact, the famous photographer Alfred Stieglitz pioneered more than just...
  • Rivera Signs Deal With Fox News Channel

    06/15/2005 9:57:23 PM PDT · by Jenya · 32 replies · 949+ views
    Rivera Signs Deal With Fox News Channel By DAVID BAUDER NEW YORK (AP) - Geraldo Rivera, who has been a war correspondent and host of his own weekend show on Fox News Channel, said Tuesday he had signed a four-year contract to stay at the network. Rivera gave few details, other than to say he "got a promotion." The network confirmed it had re-signed Rivera, naming him correspondent-at-large. Rivera will keep his Saturday evening show "At Large." Rivera had quit his CNBC legal affairs show and joined Fox News as a war correspondent shortly after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist...
  • Al Jazeerah Hires Geraldo Rivera

    03/20/2005 11:03:04 PM PST · by SunkenCiv · 6 replies · 425+ views
    Bongo News ^ | April 2, 2003 | staff (Garlic News, Inc)
    BAGHDAD After the US military insisted that Fox News remove former talk show host, Geraldo Rivera, from the battlefield for giving away US troop locations and movements, Geraldo has landed a job with the Al Jazeerah news agency. "Talk about an overreaction by the Pentagon," said Geraldo. "All I did was draw a map in the sand and compromise the lives of the members of the 101st Airborne, the brave 'Screaming Eagles' made famous by Steven Spielberg in Band of Brothers. Now if I'd been a reporter in Normandy, I could have helped the Germans and made the invasion...
  • Fast, Frisky and Caffeinated, Fox News Looked Right at Home All Week

    09/03/2004 5:34:42 AM PDT · by OESY · 37 replies · 1,656+ views
    New York Times ^ | September 3, 2004 | ALESSANDRA STANLEY
    n an ordinary news day, CNN is like a sip of iced tea. Fox News is a gulp of Jolt Cola. It is the favorite news source of conservative-minded viewers, but Fox's anti-liberal sensibility is not its only draw. Even on matters as uncontested as the weather, Fox News's heart ticks to a faster, louder beat; it is a network that presents the news with pizazz and a frisky tone. ("Back to you, guys" is how reporters in the field address the anchors in the studio.) And its top commentators express a righteous indignation - mostly at the mainstream media,...
  • Late Night Cat Fight

    08/30/2004 7:44:40 PM PDT · by NortNork · 99 replies · 7,168+ views
    Johnny Dollar's place ^ | August 29, 2004 | J$P Instant Transcript! Susan Estrich and Ann Coulter
    GERALDO RIVERA: So, politics as usual? SUSAN ESTRICH: Oh, the worst Geraldo. You know, I thought I'd seen bad politics. I thought I'd seen smear politics. I thought I'd seen it at its worst. But I hadn't. This is worse than I could have ever imagined. I just think this is gutter politics, gutter politics at its worst. RIVERA: Mademoiselle? ANN COULTER: I assume she's talking about Kerry's attacks on his fellow veterans when he came back from the war... ESTRICH: NO, I am not Ann! COULTER: ...and called them baby killers and implied that when he picked up Jim...
  • Bill Punishes Cuba Travelers

    08/25/2004 5:37:56 AM PDT · by SmithPatterson · 4 replies · 289+ views
    Miami Herald ^ | 8-25-04 | Lesley Clark
    Bill punishes Cuba travelers Citing links to terrorism, State Rep. David Rivera announced a proposal to strip government benefits from Floridians who travel to Cuba, even if they do so legally. BY LESLEY CLARK lclark@herald.com A Miami Republican who prodded President Bush to get tougher on Fidel Castro is one-upping the president: He's proposing to strip food stamps and health insurance from those who travel to the island. Dubbed the ''Travel and Commerce with Terrorist Nations Act,'' a bill proposed by State Rep. David Rivera, R-Miami, would punish those who travel -- even legally -- to Cuba by cutting off...
  • The Buildings That AREN'T Burning In Iraq.

    07/21/2004 1:32:33 PM PDT · by dvan · 6 replies · 1,033+ views
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    "They have a saying in the news business," Geraldo Rivera related this week. "Reporters don't report buildings that don't burn." And with that introduction, he told a TV audience about the story that is being systematically denied to our entire nation: the success story of post-Saddam Iraq. Are we losing some soldiers each week? Yes. Is there some frustration in the public about electricity and water service? Yes. Are some Saddam Hussein loyalists throughout the land, making trouble? Yes. Has this opened a window for some terrorist mischief? Yes. But that's ALL we hear. No wonder the country is in...
  • (Green Bay Packer Marco) Rivera Amazed By Visit To Middle East

    06/22/2004 7:04:39 PM PDT · by PackerBoy · 30 replies · 454+ views
    Packers.com ^ | June 2004 | Packers.com
    Rivera Amazed By Visit To Middle East by Jason Bellamy, Packers.com posted 06/22/2004 Over the past two years, Marco Rivera has enjoyed his share of unique experiences. The Green Bay Packers offensive guard has twice been to Hawaii to play in back-to-back Pro Bowls, and it was just over two years ago that he and his wife, Michelle, were invited to the White House to meet President George W. Bush. But compared to all of those events, and all of the Packers' victories in between, nothing stands up to what Rivera is experiencing now, halfway across the world and halfway...
  • Is Geraldo Crazy? Going back to Iraq.--Mapping the Way?

    02/08/2004 3:58:06 PM PST · by ConservativeMan55 · 66 replies · 1,026+ views
    Foxnews ^ | Sunday, Febrauary 8th, 2004 | Geraldo
    Geraldo just announced on Rita Cosby's show that he is going back to Iraq. Not only that, he announced that he's going to be driving straight through the country. Starting in Kuwait, and driving all the way up until he gets into Turkey. He brought a map up on the screen and showed the cities that he would visit, the highways he would use, and the times he would be there. Is he asking for it? Whats wrong with this guy? Should he take Rita with him?
  • Imelda Rivera casts the first stone

    10/19/2003 8:51:29 AM PDT · by ABUTOM · 7 replies · 196+ views
    Spirit of America Party ^ | 10-16-03 | abutom
    Subj: Imelda Rivera calls for the impeachment of the Pope. Date: 10/18/03 10:41:24 AM Eastern Daylight Time From: ABUTOM What is this the new American tradition? Double hoof a guy when he is down? I am watching Fox and I thought I was back on MSNBC or CBS, ABC or CNN. Or where will Geraldo be next? When he moves does he go back to chameleon politics? Why is that the people that want the Pope to step down are not Catholic? Except for holier than thou O'Reilly. Who got his tie caught in his fly and his staff ignored...
  • Geraldo Rivera flown out of Iraq by 101st Airborne division - but he intends to rejoin them

    04/02/2003 9:06:15 AM PST · by HAL9000 · 110 replies · 587+ views
    KSTP.com ^ | April 2, 2003
    Pentagon removed Geraldo Rivera from Iraq Fox News correspondent Geraldo Rivera and his crew were flown out of Iraq Wednesday by members of the Army's 101st Airborne Division. Earlier this week, military officials accused Rivera of disclosing unauthorized military movements after a report in which he squatted in the desert and outlined military movements in the dirt. A reporter with KSTP Television in Minneapolis-St. Paul interviewed Rivera before he was transported to Kuwait by the 101st Airborne division. "I think I will go back to Kuwait. I feel like I have been scolded," Rivera told KSTP reporter Dean Staley,...
  • CA: Davis reappoints former aide to farm labor board

    01/02/2003 4:34:26 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 2 replies · 263+ views
    Sac Bee ^ | 01/02/03 | AP - Sacramento
    <p>SACRAMENTO(AP) - Gov. Gray Davis has reappointed one of his former aides to a full term on the state farm labor board.</p> <p>Davis named Cathryn Rivera on Thursday to a five-year term on the Agricultural Labor Relations Board, the five-member panel that enforces California's farm labor collective bargaining law.</p>
  • Are you going to watch the Pulse? (Fox News' broadcast show)

    07/10/2002 9:24:07 AM PDT · by GulliverSwift · 35 replies · 484+ views
    So how many Freepers are going to watch the new newsmagazine show on broadcast Fox tommorrow? To get up to speed, see this previous thread. http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/684085/posts. It's featuring Geraldo Rivera, Bill O'Reilly, anchored by Shepherd Smith. I also believe Laurie Dhue is going to be on the show based on some of the ads I've seen for it. I think I'll check it out. I wonder if it'll get off the ground.