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  • Christian UK Bakery Could Face Court Case After Refusing to Make 'Bert and Ernie' Gay Marriage Cake

    07/08/2014 9:32:21 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 8 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 07/08/2014 | Stoyan Zaimov
    A Christian-run bakery in the U.K. could be facing a court case after it refused a request from a customer to make a cake featuring the "Sesame Street" characters Bert and Ernie with a slogan to "support gay marriage." Ashers Baking Company in Belfast declined the order from the customer, a gay rights activist, but now mat face legal action from watchdog group Equality Commission, BBC News reported on Tuesday. In a statement, the 24-year-old general manager of the Christian bakery said that the order, featuring portraits of the two puppets side by side alongside the logo of gay rights...
  • Heartbreaker: U.S. Falls to Belgium in Overtime 2-1, Exits World Cup

    07/01/2014 6:21:51 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 40 replies
    Well get 'em next time. Sadness mixed with pride engulfed the nation as the United States men's soccer team was defeated 2-1 in the World Cup Round of 16 by Belgium on Tuesday in Salvador, Brazil moving the "Red Devils" into the World Cup Quarter-Finals and sending the Yanks home. After a closely contested 90 minutes that ended level at 0-0, the dream run for America in the 2014 World Cup ended on the foot of winger Kevin De Bruyne in the opening minutes of overtime. Belgium's Romelu Lukaku then scored again in the 104th minute of overtime, putting...
  • Judge throws out George Zimmerman's libel suit against NBC

    06/30/2014 8:55:10 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 108 replies
    Orlando Sentinel ^ | 06/30/2014 | By Rene Stutzman
    <p>A Sanford judge today put an end to George Zimmerman's libel suit against NBC Universal.</p> <p>Circuit Judge Debra S. Nelson ruled that the former Neighborhood Watch volunteer is entitled to no money from the media giant.</p> <p>She issued a summary judgment in the network's favor, meaning that unless an appeals court reverses her, the case is now dead.</p>
  • Colorado Gov. Hickenlooper: Staffer promised Id sign gun law I never thought would pass

    06/19/2014 7:07:54 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 8 replies
    Hotair ^ | 06/19/2014 | Mary Katharine Ham
    Behold, true leadership and effective governance:CLICK ABOVE LINK FOR THE VIDEO “I think a lot of people didn’t know how much emotion was gonna come out of the high-capacity magazines. [We] probably would have looked for something different or a different approach.One of my staff made the commitment that we would sign it it got passed. To be honest, no one in our office thought it would get through the legislature.If we’d known it was going to divide the state so intensely, I think we probably would have thought about it twice…In the end, how important really was it?After...
  • Illegals tell Border Patrol: We come because we heard about a new U.S. law that lets minors stay

    06/16/2014 7:33:45 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 14 replies
    Hotair ^ | 06/16/2014 | AllahPundit
    WaPo had this story a few days ago but Byron York has a smart post today about its deeper significance, as an expose of the White House’s latest lie about illegal immigration. Why are illegals from Central America, many of them kids, now streaming across the southwest border at a rate of 35,000 per month? Ask an Obama spin doctor like Josh Earnest that question and he’ll tell you there’s a simple explanation: Violence. They’re fleeing into Mexico to get away from gang wars, then continuing north to the United States. Ask the illegals themselves, though, and you get a...
  • Undercover Video Exposes Planned Parenthood's 'Dangerous Sex Advice for Kids;' Includes Sadism

    06/11/2014 1:04:47 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 4 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 06/11/2014 | Melissa Barnhart
    Pro-life group Life Action released an undercover video Tuesday titled, "Sexed: Planned Parenthood's Dangerous Advice for Kids," which exposes counselors talking to a 15-year-old girl about bondage and sadism, circumventing statutory rape laws, and recommending a clinic that will perform illegal abortions on sex trafficked girls age 14 and younger. "As viewers can see in our preview, Planned Parenthood has an institutional policy of endorsing and recommending dangerous sexual behaviors to underage girls. These include whipping, beating, breaking the skin, and asphyxiation. Remember, the counselors in these videos believe that they are talking to a 15-year-old girl," Drew Belsky of...
  • Obama Administration: Bergdahl Was Chuck Hagel's Call

    06/10/2014 7:55:02 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 25 replies
    Weekly Standard ^ | 06/10/2014 | BY MICHAEL WARREN
    The last question asked at Monday night's closed-door briefing of members of the House of Representatives was a simple one: Who made the decision to transfer five top Taliban officials held at Guantanamo Bay to Qatar in exchange for the return of the Taliban's lone American POW, Army sergeant Bowe Bergdahl? According to Buck McKeon, the chairman of the House Armed Services committee, the Obama administration's briefers told he gathered House members that the person responsible for the decision to make the deal was not President Obama but Chuck Hagel, the secretary of defense. "Now wait a minute, are you...
  • U.S. judge overturns Idaho ban on gay marriage

    05/14/2014 12:18:59 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 18 replies
    Reuters ^ | 05/14/2014 | LAURA ZUCKERMAN
    A U.S. federal judge struck down Idaho's ban on gay marriage on Tuesday, saying it relegated same-sex couples to a second-class status in violation of constitutional guarantees of equal protection under the law. The ruling by U.S. Magistrate Judge Candy Dale was the latest in a string of decisions by federal judges against state bans on same-sex matrimony that, if upheld by higher courts, would sharply broaden access to marriage for U.S. gay couples. Dale said her decision would go into effect on Friday at 9 a.m. local time, unless put on hold by a higher court. Marriage rights have...
  • British sniper in Afghanistan kills six Taliban with one bullet

    04/01/2014 8:00:01 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 5 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 04/01/2014 | By Holly Watt
    A British sniper in Afghanistan killed six insurgents with a single bullet after hitting the trigger switch of a suicide bomber whose device then exploded, The Telegraph has learnt. The 20-year-old marksman, a Lance Corporal in the Coldstream Guards, hit his target from 930 yards (850 metres) away, killing the suicide bomber and five others around him caught in the blast. The incident in Kakaran in southern Afghanistan happened in December but has only now been disclosed as Britain moves towards the withdrawal of all combat soldiers by the end of the year. Lt Col Richard Slack, commanding officer of...
  • College professor: Jail climate change deniers!

    03/18/2014 12:38:38 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 41 replies
    Hotair ^ | 03/18/2014 | Bruce McQuain
    It never fails. At some point, the mask slips among the “tolerant” members of academia and we are exposed to their real controlling and authoritarian face. Over the past few weeks there have been two good examples of this. At Harvard, we had senior Sandra Korn (“a joint history of science and studies of women, gender and sexuality concentrator”, whatever that might be) declare that academic freedom is an outdated concept and that “academic justice” is a much better concept: In its oft-cited Statement of Principles on Academic Freedom and Tenure, the American Association of University Professors declares that “Teachers...
  • China Has Satellite Images Of What May Be The Missing Malaysia Airlines Plane

    03/12/2014 3:13:30 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 15 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 03/12/2014 | Alex Davies
    Chinese officials may have satellite images of debris that could be from the Malaysia Airlines 777 jet that's been missing for five days. According to CNN, China's State Administration for Science, Technology and Industry for National Defense announced the find. The satellite images were taken on Sunday, March 9. CNN Senior Producer Vaughn Sterling reports that the images show three objects, sized 13x18 meters, 14x19 meters, and 24x22 meteres. The Boeing 777 took off from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Friday, and was headed for Beijing, with 239 people on board. So far, a massive search including dozens of ships and...
  • George W. Bush found the solution to America's healthcare crisis seven years ago. Nobody listened

    02/19/2014 6:52:22 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 25 replies
    Politico Magazine ^ | 02/19/2014 | EDWARD LAZEAR
    The Congressional Budget Offices warning that the Affordable Care Act will cause employment to fall by the equivalent of 2.5 million full-time workers is just the latest of Obamacares negative surprises. Unfortunately, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosis statement that we have to pass the bill so that you can find out what is in it is proving to be depressingly accurate. The laws defenders legitimately argue that it is not sufficient merely to criticize the Affordable Care Act; responsible action requires proposing an alternative. Fortunately, Republicans have a good one, and its been hiding in plain sight for the past...
  • Teacher Throws Away 6-Year-Old's Christmas Gift, Tells Him 'Jesus Is Not Allowed in School'

    01/07/2014 1:51:42 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 57 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 01/07/2014 | Katherine Webber
    Parents are threatening legal action against a Southern California school district after their six-year-old son was told he could not pass out candy canes with religious messages taped to them because "Jesus is not allowed in school." Isaiah Martinez, a six-year-old student at Merced Elementary School in West Covina, Calif., arrived to school on Dec. 13, planning to pass out candy canes with religious messages to his fellow students in celebration of the upcoming Christmas season. After the boy's teacher consulted with the school principal, he reportedly told the student that he could not pass out the religious messages because...
  • Chris Christie sets special election to decide Lautenberg replacement

    06/04/2013 11:34:29 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 80 replies
    Fox News ^ | 06/04/2013
    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie called Tuesday for a special election later this year to decide who will fill the seat of the late Sen. Frank Lautenberg, though he did not say whom he might appoint in the interim. The Republican governor, during a press conference in Trenton, said he wants to make sure New Jersey voters have a "voice and a choice" He set the primary for Aug. 13 and the general election for Oct. 16. The announcement ended some -- but not all -- of the speculation about Christie's handling of the open seat. Lautenberg, a Democrat and...
  • Hal David, Burt Bacharach's songwriting partner, dies at 91

    09/01/2012 7:57:16 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 18 replies
    Zap2It ^ | 09/01/2012 | Ric Porter
    Hal David, who partnered with Burt Bacharach to write some of the best-known songs in pop music, has died. David, who won an Oscar and a Grammy for his work, died Saturday (Sept. 1) in Los Angeles, the New York Times reports. He was 91 years old. The Oscar- and Grammy-winning lyricist who in the 1960s and 70s gave pop music vernacular the questions Whats It All About?, Whats New, Pussycat?, Do You Know the Way to San Jose? and What Do You Get When You Fall in Love?, "Raindrops Keep Falling on my Head," died on Saturday in Los...
  • Britains Prince Charles Blasts Climate-Change Skeptics

    02/10/2011 4:54:37 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 51 replies
    CNS News ^ | 02/10/2011
    Brussels (AP) - Prince Charles lashed out Wednesday at climate change skeptics, saying they are playing "a reckless game of roulette" with the planet's future. Skeptics are having a "corrosive effect" on public opinion, the British heir to the throne added. "Their suggestion, that hundreds of scientists around the world ... are somehow unconsciously biased, creates the implication that many of us are secretly conspiring to undermine and deliberately destroy the entire market-based capitalist system," he said. Many doubters -- particularly in the United States -- have dismissed scientific evidence supporting warming of the earth due to human activity, arguing...
  • That South Dakota Gun Mandate (A recent bill to compel SD residents to buy a firearm?)

    02/03/2011 7:31:54 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 23 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 02/03/2011 | Selwyn Duke
    The recent bill that would compel every South Dakota resident to buy a firearm has created quite a stir. And since the piece I recently wrote on the subject evoked some fairly strong emotional responses, I want to clarify a few matters. Some respondents assumed that my article reflected a negative attitude toward guns, but nothing could be further from the Truth. I not only believe that every good man in America should own at least one firearm, I think that every time gun manufacturers are targeted by Bloombergettes with lawsuits or legislation, we should buy another firearm to support...
  • President Obama to Propose Partial Budget Freeze and Earmark Ban Tonight

    01/25/2011 11:40:09 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 34 replies
    ABC News ^ | 01/25/2011
    Pursuing a path of deficit reduction and government reform, President Obama will tonight in his State of the Union address call for a ban on earmarks and he will propose a five year budget freeze on non-security related discretionary spending, ABC News has learned. The proposals come as the president prepares to tackle the deficit and debt and as he faces a House of Representatives in Republican hands, many of whose members include those affiliated with the Tea Party who may be willing to embrace both moves. The president will propose some new spending in certain areas that address the...
  • White House Energy 'Czar' to Exit in Staff Shake-Up

    01/25/2011 6:37:49 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 21 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | 01/25/2011 | Laura Meckler
    Carol Browner is leaving her position as White House "energy czar," and a staff shake-up is likely to eliminate her post altogether, according to Democrats familiar with events. The czar position, and Ms. Browner herself, have been lightning rods for critics of the president's environmental-policy agenda and a reassurance to its supporters, who liked having a top official in the White House devoted to their priorities. The White House health czar position may also be eliminated, said people familiar with the process. Ms. Browner led the administration's effort to gather votes in Congress for legislation to limit emissions of greenhouse...
  • Breaking: Court Rules Rahm Cant Run (not legally a resident of Chicago)

    01/24/2011 10:29:58 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 79 replies
    National Review ^ | 01/24/2011 | Daniel Foster
    An appellate court has ruled that Rahm Emanuel is not legally a resident of Chicago, and therefore cannot run for mayor. The decision overturns a previous ruling. “We conclude that the candidate neither meets the the municipal code’s requirement that he have ‘resided’ in Chicago for the year preceding the election in which he seeks to participate nor falls within any exception to the requirement.” More at the Chicago News Cooperative.UPDATE: ”The Supreme Court is absolutely loathe to overturn an appellate court decision,” an Illinois lawyer tells Politico’s Ben Smith. I have heard much the same from others familiar with Illinois...
  • Peter King to introduce gun-restriction legislation in response to Tucson shooting

    01/11/2011 2:10:27 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 58 replies
    Hotair ^ | 01/11/2011 | Ed Morrissey
    Rep. Peter King, a Republican from New York, will introduce legislation that will make it a federal crime to carry a firearm within 1,000 feet of federal officeholders and judges in response to the shooting in Tucson that killed Judge John Roll and gravely injured Rep. Gabrielle Giffords. King, who chairs the Homeland Security committee in the House, will get support from New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, a longtime advocate for gun control (via The Daily Caller): Rep. Peter King, a Republican from New York, is planning to introduce legislation that would make it illegal to bring a gun...
  • Tucson shooting marks turning point for Sarah Palin

    01/10/2011 12:19:03 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 60 replies
    Politico ^ | 01/10/2011 | Jonathan Martin
    With a long list of enemies, a taste for incendiary rhetoric and responsibility for a campaign website graphic that placed gun-sight logos on a map of targeted congressional districts, it didn’t take long for Sarah Palin to get pulled into the orbit of Saturday’s massacre in Tucson, Ariz. So far, the former Alaska governor has said little, posting only a brief message on her Facebook page Saturday offering condolences to those affected by the shootings. But the rush on the left to affix some of the blame on her for the assassination attempt on Rep. Gabrielle Giffords has suddenly turned...
  • Cure for cancer? Researchers to announce new blood test that can detect single cancer cell

    01/06/2011 8:39:31 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 14 replies
    A new blood test so sensitive that it can spot a single cancer cell lurking among a billion healthy ones is one step closer to market, researchers will announce Monday. The test for stray cancer cells could turn out to be an easy, painless and more efficient alternative to mammograms, colonoscopies and biopsies. "There's a lot of excitement," said Dr. Mark Kris, lung cancer chief at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York, one of four big cancer centers launching studies on the experimental test this year. Cancer patients usually get a drug or radiation treatment and are then given...
  • Video: The man with the golden voice (Homeless man in Columbus discovered with a golden radio voice)

    01/05/2011 1:02:15 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 10 replies
    Hotair ^ | 01/05/2011 | Allahpundit
    Pelosi just handed the gavel to Boehner as I’m writing this (video coming in a bit), so today is now officially all about feelin’ good. On that note, to cleanse the palate, here’s the first viral video phenomenon of 2011: Just two days after the clip went up on YouTube, this guy’s already received 4.5 million views. And that’s not all he’s received. Job offers for radio gigs, including a $10,000 proposal to do voiceover work, started trickling in yesterday — and now this: The Cleveland Cavaliers have offered a job to a homeless Ohio man with a golden radio...
  • Study: Christmas Trees Make Those Who Dont Celebrate Holiday Feel Excluded

    12/20/2010 12:53:56 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 111 replies · 3+ views
    Fox News New York ^ | 12/20/2010
    (NewsCore) - So much for a holly, jolly Christmas. A newly released study found that Christmas tree displays can harm the emotional well-being of those who do not celebrate the holiday. Researchers at Canadas Simon Fraser University (SFU) studied the psychological effect that Christmas displays have by asking test participants to work in a room that either contained a Christmas tree or did not. The results showed that for those participants who did not celebrate the holiday, being in a room with a Christmas tree made them feel less sure of themselves. The result was the opposite for those who...
  • London protesters attack car carrying Prince Charles, wife

    12/09/2010 1:14:03 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 35 replies · 2+ views
    Digital Journal ^ | 12/09/2010
    Angry protesters in London have reportedly attacked a car belonging to Prince Charles and his wife, Camilla. The protests began after British legislators agreed to increase tuition fees and cut the budgets of universities. Digital Journal reported Thursday that violence engulfed London after a second protest broke out over a ruling to increase tuition fees and university budget cuts. There have been numerous reports of vandalism, injuries and clashes between protesters and police officers. According to the Associated Press, the enraged demonstrators attacked vehicle belonging to the heir to the British Throne, Prince Charles, and his wife Camilla, the Duchess...
  • Tim Scott officially declines to join Congressional Black Caucus

    12/02/2010 7:16:11 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 14 replies · 2+ views
    The Daily Caller ^ | 12/02/2010 | Chris Moody
    South Carolina Rep.-elect Tim Scott, the first black Republican from the South since Reconstruction, said Wednesday that he will not join the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC). While I recognize the efforts of the CBC and appreciate their invitation for me to caucus with them, I will not be joining at this time, Scott said. My campaign was never about race. Members of the CBC said before the election that Scott, along with Florida Republican Rep.-elect Allen West, would both be welcomed into the caucus if they wanted to join. West has said he intends to become a member next year....
  • Food safety bill passes Senate, but dead in the water because Dems can't read the Constitution

    12/01/2010 8:51:43 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 24 replies
    Hotair ^ | 12/01/2010 | Ed Morrissey
    Apparently, no one told Harry Reid to check Article I, Section 7 of the Constitution before passing S510, the food-safety bill that Democrats hailed as a major lame-duck session achievement earlier this week — and which ran afoul of their own party in the House. Section 107 of the bill raises taxes, and as any Constitutional scholar can attest — or anyone else who has actually read the document that Senators swore to uphold when taking office — only the House of Representatives has that power: A food safety bill that has burned up precious days of the Senate’s lame-duck...
  • Senate shuns push for elimination of pet projects (Earmark ban rejected in the Senate)

    11/30/2010 9:27:35 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 21 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 11/30/2010 | Andrew Taylor
    WASHINGTON -- The Senate Tuesday rejected a GOP bid to ban the practice of larding spending bills with earmarks - those pet projects that lawmakers love to send home to their states. Most Democrats and a handful of Republicans combined to defeat the effort, which would have effectively forbidden the Senate from considering legislation containing earmarks like road and bridge projects, community development funding, grants to local police departments and special-interest tax breaks. The 39-56 tally, however, was a better showing for earmark opponents, who lost a 29-68 vote earlier this year. Any votes next year should be closer because...
  • Breaking: Geert Wilders Not Guilty on All Counts !

    10/15/2010 10:33:52 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 45 replies · 1+ views
    Nationa Review ^ | 10/15/2010 | Daniel Foster
    Dutch News reports: The public prosecution department on Friday afternoon stated that Geert Wilders is not guilty of discriminating against Muslims. Earlier on Friday it announced he should also be found not guilty of inciting hatred. Prosecutors Birgit van Roessel and Paul Velleman reached their conclusions after a careful reading of interviews with and articles by the anti-Islam politician and a viewing of his anti-Koran film Fitna. They said comments about banning the Koran can be discriminatory, but because Wilders wants to pursue a ban on democratic lines, there is no question of incitement to discrimination as laid down in...
  • Gen. Petraeus: Dove World Outreach Center's 'Burn a Koran Day' endangers US troops

    09/07/2010 6:19:50 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 380 replies · 3+ views
    Christian Science Monitor ^ | 09/07/2010 | Jonathan Adams
    The United States' top commander in Afghanistan has warned that a planned Koran-burning event in Florida could put US troops in danger. Gen. David Petraeus added his voice to mounting protests from both the US and abroad over the Dove World Outreach Center's plans to burn Korans on Saturday to mark the anniversary of the September 11 terror attacks. His comments ratcheted up the pressure on once-obscure pastor Terry Jones to call off the event. The controversy comes as some 120,000 US and allied troops are waging a counter-insurgency campaign against the Taliban in Afghanistan, a campaign whose goals include...
  • Wow: Maxine Waters chooses to face House ethics trial too (Democratic train wreck)

    07/30/2010 8:03:46 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 78 replies · 3+ views
    Hotair ^ | 07/30/2010 | Allahpundit
    Gosh, if only there were a second high-profile narrative-reinforcing ethics trial just before the midterms which the GOP could use to bludgeon the Most Ethical Congress Ever. And if only it, like Rangel’s trial, promised to be an identity-politics hot potato, guaranteeing maximum squirming from The One and Madam Speaker.Ah well, too much to ask. Or is it? The back-to-back trials of a pair of black lawmakers represent an unprecedented use of an ethics adjudication system that has rarely been used by House members accused of breaking House rules…POLITICO first reported earlier this week that the committee was expected to...
  • Democrat Ben Nelson Opposes Elena Kagan, Will Vote against her confirmation (Do you believe this?)

    07/30/2010 7:55:51 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 52 replies · 1+ views
    ABC NEWS ^ | 07/30/2010 | Matthew Jaffe
    Nebraska Democrat Ben Nelson announced late Friday he would vote against the confirmation of Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan. In a statement released this evening, Sen. Nelson said, "I have heard concerns from Nebraskans regarding Ms. Kagan, and her lack of a judicial record makes it difficult for me to discount the concerns raised by Nebraskans, or to reach a level of comfort that these concerns are unfounded. Therefore, I will not vote to confirm Ms. Kagans nomination." Nelson is the only Democrat to oppose Kagan at this point. Five Republicans, on the other hand, have said they will support...
  • Ellen DeGeneres Bows Out of American Idol (Two Judges Seats for Number 1 TV Show Now Open)

    07/29/2010 6:51:59 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 24 replies · 1+ views
    People ^ | 07/29/2010 | Cynthia Wang
    Filling Simon Cowells seat on American Idol was already a tough task - now another chair is there for the taking. Talk show host Ellen DeGeneres, who became a full-time judge on the show during its ninth season, is bowing out of the series, PEOPLE has learned. A couple months ago, I let FOX and the American Idol producers know that this didnt feel like the right fit for me, she says in a statement. I told them I wouldnt leave them in a bind and that I would hold off on doing anything until they were able to figure...
  • Shirley Sherrod says she will sue Andrew Breitbart

    07/29/2010 12:33:22 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 87 replies · 4+ views
    Hotair ^ | 07/29/2010 | Ed Morrissey
    Via Ben Smith at Politico, the utterly predictable next step in the swamp that has become the Sherrod story has taken place: Ousted Agriculture Department employee Shirley Sherrod said Thursday she will sue a conservative blogger who posted an edited video of her making racially tinged remarks last week.The edited video posted by Andrew Breitbart led Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack to ask Sherrod to resign, a decision he reconsidered after seeing the entire video of her March speech to a local NAACP group. In the full speech, Sherrod spoke of racial reconciliation and lessons she learned after initially hesitating to...
  • Obama to Appear on ABCs The View

    07/26/2010 10:56:32 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 74 replies · 4+ views
    New York Times ^ | 07/26/2010
    President Obama will be joining the co-hosts of The View this week, in an appearance that ABC said would be the first time in history a sitting United States president has visited a daytime talk show. In a news release, ABC said the presidential episode would be broadcast on Thursday after being taped on Wednesday.
  • Daily Caller discovers Journolist plot to spike Wright story, smear conservatives as racists

    07/21/2010 6:55:25 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 8 replies
    Hotair ^ | 07/21/2010 | Ed Morrisey
    After someone torpedoed Dave Weigel’s Washington Post gig by breaking the code of silence on the Journolist listserv, the race has been on to see who would sell the entire contents of the e-mail messages between the liberal members of the group — and who would get to buy them. We may never know who sold it, but Tucker Carlson and the Daily Caller wound up with the data, and they found a big story to lead off their exposés. In the first of a series on Journolist, Daily Caller reporter Jonathan Strong lays out a strategy plotted by Journolist...
  • Bristol Palin and Levi Johnston engaged, again -- crazy, yes, but here's why it just might work!

    07/14/2010 10:26:52 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 48 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 07/14/2010
    The most amazing real-life soap opera of our times has taken a new twist: Bristol Palin and Levi Johnston are engaged. Make that two twists: They apparently shared the news with US Weekly before her mom. There they are on the magazine's cover, holding their 18-month-old son Tripp and explaining how they got back together after the most famous teenage breakup ever. Engaged during her mother's vice-presidential campaign, they parted shortly after their son's birth, and the split quickly turned tabloid-ugly. But they said they bonded again while trying to work out a custody plan three months ago. "I really...
  • Dolly Parton defends Miley Cyrus' sexy new persona

    07/06/2010 11:30:06 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 90 replies · 2+ views
    MSNBC ^ | 07/06/2010
    LOS ANGELES Miley Cyrus may have garnered a host of headlines for her cutout ensemble at the MuchMusic Video Awards last month, but Dolly Parton has nothing but praise for the teen sensation. "If you think I'm going to sit here and pass judgment on Miley, you're wrong," Parton told Access Hollywood earlier this week when asked about Cyrus' outfit from the event. "I think she's beautiful. I love her. She's trying to grow up, you know, I remember when I was horny and young." "When you were what?" Access asked. "Horny and young," Parton repeated. "I'm still horny!"
  • U.S. to Challenge Arizona Immigration Law

    07/06/2010 10:05:58 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 36 replies · 2+ views
    Wall Street Journal ^ | 07/06/2010 | EVAN PEREZ And LAURA MECKLER
    The Justice Department is expected later Tuesday to file its long-expected challenge to an Arizona state law intended to crack down on illegal immigration, two administration officials said. The law passed in April and set to take effect later this month makes illegal immigration a state crime and requires police to verify the immigration status of people stopped for other alleged crimes. The Obama administration has criticized the law and the Justice Department's challenge is expected to argue that it infringes on federal responsibilities for immigration, the officials said. Last week, President Barack Obama again criticized the Arizona law, calling...
  • Elin Nordegren Gets $750M, Custody of Kids in Exchange for Silence in Tiger Woods Divorce

    06/30/2010 1:34:21 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 15 replies
    FOX NEWS ^ | 06/30/2010
    Tiger Woods is banned from letting girlfriends near his kids in a divorce deal netting his ex a record $750 million settlement, The Sun reported Wednesday. The golfer agreed to keep single women away from daughter Sam, three, and son Charlie, one. He can bring a new flame into their lives only if he marries her. In return, former wife Elin Nordegren ,30, gets the biggest payout ever seen in a celebrity divorce. But she can never publicly speak out over his alleged flings with socialite Rachel Uchitel, reality star Jaimee Grubbs, porn queen Joslyn James and up to 17...