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  • Matt Lauer Demands Trump Tell Convention Speakers to ‘Tone Down the Rhetoric

    07/19/2016 6:02:48 AM PDT · by rktman · 116 replies ^ | 7/19/2016 | Kyle Drennen
    As presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump arrived in Cleveland Monday afternoon, he was greeted by NBC Today co-host Matt Lauer hectoring him about the “tone” of the GOP convention, which had barely started: “There’s been so much violence in the country in the last couple of weeks. People are on edge, they’re tense. You add to that the passion that comes with political debate and there are people who are truly afraid that things could boil over here in Cleveland.” In the interview, aired on Tuesday morning, Lauer demanded Trump promise to keep convention speakers in line: “Would you be...
  • Brad Pitt Supports Obama, Says Gay Marriage Is Inevitable

    09/10/2012 8:55:44 AM PDT · by scottjewell · 84 replies
    The Inquisitr ^ | Sep 10 2012 | Staff
    During a press conference for his latest film, Killing Them Softly, Pitt said: “I am an Obama supporter and I’m backing his election campaign… Gay marriage is inevitable. The next generation, they get it. It is just a matter of time before it becomes a reality.”
  • Fighting the Beltway Mentality

    12/31/2009 3:31:50 AM PST · by Scanian · 11 replies · 665+ views
    The American Thinker ^ | December 31, 2009 | Beverly Gunn
    I have heard many folks openly observe that all members of Congress must live in a different world than we live in. I have pondered this oft heard statement and I must concur. I have a direct sense and understanding of these, now particularly odious folks, with a story of life as we knew it around the Beltway of Washington. Back in the late 1980's we were assigned to the D.C. area due to military posting. It was a cultural shock to the entire family. In part, the disparity was due to having lived in Germany for four wonderful years...
  • New paint blocks out cell phone signals

    03/01/2006 6:32:02 PM PST · by Vermonter · 105 replies · 2,044+ views
    UPI via Drudge ^ | 3/1/2006 | None provided
    New paint blocks out cell phone signals ROCHESTER, N.Y., March 1 (UPI) -- A Rochester, N.Y., company has developed paint that can switch between blocking cell phone signals and allowing them through. "You could use this in a concert hall, allowing cell phones to work before the concert and during breaks, but shutting them down during the performance," said Michael Riedlinger, president of NaturalNano. Using nanotechnology, particles of copper are inserted into nanotubes, which are ultra-tiny tubes that occur naturally in halloysite clay mined in Utah. Combined with a radio-filtering device that collects phone signals from outside a shielded space,...
  • Bush's Top Priority Items scuttled by Republican Leadership

    11/17/2004 11:38:40 AM PST · by vannrox · 18 replies · 1,417+ views
    BLUE BAY | 11-17-2004 | vannrox
    Bush's Top Priority Items scuttled by Republican Leadership Bluebay Mediavannrox 11-17-2004 Bush's Top Priority Items scuttled by Republican Leadership. Less than two weeks after the decisive 2004 election, senior republican senate leaders have openly opposed key policy agenda of the Bush Administration. Questions have arisen concerning whether or not this president has a "Popular Mandidate" to implement his programs. His greatest hurtle is within his own party. Key to the 2004 - 2008 policy programs unveiled by the President include Tax Reform, Judicial Nominations, The War on Terror, and Social Security Reform. At every step in these key policy...
  • Wesley Clark: The Guy Who Almost Started World War III

    08/26/2003 4:07:03 PM PDT · by OESY · 15 replies · 1,322+ views ^ | August 23, 2003 | Stella Jatras
    General Wesley Clark, former Supreme Allied Commander Europe (SACEUR) and Friend of Bill's (FOB) is considering a run for President of these United States. In an AP report of 29 June, former-President William Jefferson Clinton stated that Wesley Clark would make a fine president, if he ran. After all, what are friends for? There is also a grassroots campaign effort to "draft Wesley Clark" for president which states, "We believe America needs a new president. One who can be a voice for common sense and moderation in these dangerous, uncertain times. One with the unquestionable leadership and foreign policy credentials...
  • Stars Forego Red Carpet

    03/19/2003 7:34:19 AM PST · by Blue Collar Christian · 20 replies · 253+ views
    NBC News ^ | 03/19/03
    The extreme importance of Hollywood's finest calls for extreme security. Now no public show of stars on the Red Carpet.
  • Phony Faith-Based Initiative

    01/17/2003 1:33:26 AM PST · by Uncle Bill · 41 replies · 429+ views
    Worldnetdaily ^ | January 17, 2003 | By Joseph Farah
    Phony Faith-Based Initiative Worldnetdaily By Joseph Farah January 17, 2003 I told you so. I warned you. I explained right from the start what President Bush's so-called "Faith-Based Initiative" was all about – a scam to score political points that would further marginalize faith in the public square, empower bureaucrats and compromise churches and synagogues who cooperate with it. Many of you thought I was being an alarmist. Many of you thought I was over the top. Many of you told me to give the new administration a break and the benefit of the doubt. Well, the proof is in....
  • O'Reilly's tragic flaw

    05/13/2002 9:31:31 AM PDT · by Goldi-Lox · 34 replies · 776+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | 5/13/02 | Geoff Metcalf
    O'Reilly's tragic flaw -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Posted: May 13, 2002 1:00 a.m. Eastern By Geoff Metcalf -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- © 2002 Bill O'Reilly's hissy fit on the air with Don Imus has done more damage to the O'Reilly package than 50 Matt Drudges. The last time I wrote about an O'Reilly-Drudge dustup, Bill told me, "I don't need radio." And that is true, but as I wrote previously, he obviously wants it. O'Reilly had done a magnificent job positioning himself and his Fox "O'Reilly Factor" as a bastion of "no spin." He had crystallized himself as the guy who would ask the hard...