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  • Select Committee on Benghazi Holds Second Hearing

    12/11/2014 4:44:48 PM PST · by Nachum · 19 replies
    YouTube ^ | 12/11/14 | Roll Call
    Streamed live on Dec 10, 2014 The House Select Committee on Benghazi holds its second hearing, titled "Reviewing Efforts to Secure U.S. Diplomatic Facilities and Personnel." The hearing begins at 10 a.m. Read more: Website: http://www.rollcall.comFollow us: us: Category News & Politics
  • Cain steps into Letterman's lion's den and gets devoured

    11/20/2011 1:41:04 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 144 replies
    The American Thinker ^ | November 19, 2011 | Stu Tarlowe
    On Friday night, Herman Cain was a fly and David Letterman was the spider cordially inviting Cain to "step into my parlor." Didn't Cain or any of his advisors see the potential for disaster in Cain appearing on Letterman's show? Didn't anybody say, "Herman, don't go in there! It's a trap!"? I desperately don't want to be seen as one of those just itching for clear proof that Herman Cain's candidacy is over. But it's hard to have watched Cain on Letterman and not come to the conclusion that neither Cain nor his advisors have sufficiently good judgment for him...
  • The New College Try (Can We Please Flatten Out The Bell Curve And Give Egalitarianism A Try?)

    09/24/2007 9:09:10 AM PDT · by shrinkermd · 39 replies · 436+ views
    NY Times ^ | 24 September 2007 | JEROME KARABEL
    ...Just how skewed the system is toward the already advantaged is illustrated by the findings of a recent study of 146 selective colleges and universities, which concluded that students from the top quartile of the socioeconomic hierarchy (based on parental income, education and occupation) are 25 times more likely to attend a “top tier” college than students from the bottom quartile. Yet at least since the 1970s, selective colleges have repeatedly claimed — most recently in amicus briefs submitted to the Supreme Court in the landmark affirmative case concerning the University of Michigan — to give an edge in admissions...
  • Farmers hold elections to select board

    08/18/2006 5:58:46 PM PDT · by SandRat · 1 replies · 249+ views
    A local Iraqi casts his vote during the Diyara Agricultural Union elections Aug. 12. The 1,200 member union elected seven councilmen to decide the direction of the union, which will enable farmers in the southern Baghdad and northern Babil province region to make profits they haven't seen in years. DoD photo by Cpl. Michael Molinaro. FOB KALSU – The Diyara Agricultural Union held its first elections in the history of the program at the Diyara secondary school Aug. 12.Farmers from the region voted for seven members to sit on the board of directors that will be depended upon to...
  • Select Team of Experts Working to Bring MIA Troops Home

    06/06/2006 4:36:25 PM PDT · by SandRat · 3 replies · 306+ views
    HANOI, Vietnam, June 6, 2006 – Aging witnesses and more urban areas are making it harder to find remains or evidence of missing American servicemembers in Vietnam, but a select group of experts here works year-round to fulfill the U.S. military's pledge to leave no man behind. A team from the Joint POW/MIA Accounting Command along with several locally hired Vietnamese workers clean up a recovery site to prepare it to be photographed in 2004. The site is located in Quang Nam province, Vietnam. Photo by Sgt. Douglas Stubblefield, USMC    The seven-member team -- four servicemembers and three...
  • CA: Select Hispanic audience questions Schwarzenegger on immigration (on Univision)

    10/25/2005 6:31:56 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 32 replies · 633+ views
    ap on Bakersfield Californian ^ | 10/25/05 | Tom Chorneau - ap
    SACRAMENTO (AP) - Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger on Tuesday took his special election campaign before a hand-picked Hispanic audience that was more interested in asking him about amnesty and driver's licenses for illegal immigrants than his "year of reform" ballot measures. Schwarzenegger's appearance in the capital studio of Spanish-language television network Univision was another step in his attempt to connect with voters two weeks before they decide his proposals to change state government. He answered questions during a voter forum Monday night in Walnut Creek and has additional forums scheduled in Fresno and Los Angeles. Critics immediately assailed the Univision session...

    08/16/2002 7:39:49 AM PDT · by Merchant Seaman · 735 replies · 30,137+ views
    Annoyed Reader
    The purpose of's multiple message boards is to limit the topics for each board to particular topics. Posting the same message on all the boards defeats the purpose of multiple-boards for special topics. It is very annoying to see the same message on every bulletin board. PLEASE! DO THE READERS A FAVOR. STOP CROSS-POSTING YOUR MESSAGES!
  • John Kerry: The Chameleon Senator (Select Committee on POW/MIA Affairs history)

    08/11/2004 2:34:01 PM PDT · by Libloather · 8 replies · 521+ views
    Vietnam Veterans Against John Kerry ^ | December 1996 | Ted Sampley
    John Kerry: The Chameleon Senator By Ted Sampley U.S. Veteran Dispatch October-December 1996 Issue *SNIP* In 1991, the United States Senate created the Senate Select Committee on POW/MIA Affairs to examine the possibility that U.S. POW/MIAs might still be held by the Vietnamese. As chairman of the Select Committee, Kerry proved himself to be a masterful chameleon portraying to the public at large what appeared to be an unbiased approach to resolving the POW/MIA issue. But, in reality, no one in the United States Senate pushed harder to bury the POW/MIA issue, the last obstacle preventing normalization of relations with...