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  • Planned Parenthood revelations disgusting

    07/24/2015 8:25:28 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 14 replies
    Philly.com ^ | 7-24-15 | Christine Flowers
    WHEN I STARTED doing asylum work almost 20 years ago, the comfortable cocoon that had been built around me by the nuns and then Bryn Mawr and then my first few jobs in the courtroom and classroom began to crumble. ~snip~ Asylum work heightens your perception of evil, and at the same time teaches you to expect it in unexpected places. Hannah Arendt once famously talked about the banality of evil, and she was right. It is not just the towering Hitlers, Stalins, Pol Pots, Mao Tse-tungs and Robert Mugabes who are capable of gross inhumanity. The capacity for evil...
  • Planned Parenthood purveyor of baby parts back online

    07/19/2015 6:10:10 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 8 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 07/19/15 | Judi McLeod
    Stem Express It didn’t take long for Stem Express, the California-based company caught buying aborted baby parts from Planned Parenthood, to get back in business online. Stem Express, which LifeNews reported offline on Wednesday is back online today—advertising the sale of the same baby livers, Deborah Nucatola so callously went on about during her salad and red wine lunch. Planned Parenthood’s baby livers, advertised by Stem Express, are going for anywhere from $565 to $2433. Hard to believe they’re back so soon. Perhaps Stem Express principals are emboldened by the nepotism of their Planned Parenthood /Republican Party connections.
  • The Selling of the New Hillary

    04/17/2015 4:08:07 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 16 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 17, 2015 | Suzanne Fields
    Joe McGinnis, a young writer who got access to the advertising agency with the Nixon account in 1968, changed the way we thought about electing presidents with his best-seller, "The Selling of the President." The very idea that a presidential candidate could be packaged like a tube of toothpaste, a can of shaving cream or a pack of cigarettes was shocking. Americans held elections as something close to a sacred trust, and the cover of the McGinnis book featured Richard Nixon's face on that pack of cigarettes, suggesting (this was before "Mad Men") that Madison Avenue would stoop even so...
  • Why Is A Saudi Prince Selling Out Of News Corp?[Fox News}

    02/04/2015 12:21:37 PM PST · by Enlightened1 · 27 replies
    Forbes ^ | 02/04/15 | Chris Wright
    Few individual investors have quite as much capital to deploy as Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal of Saudi Arabia. Through his Kingdom Holding , he holds significant stakes in companies including Citigroup C -0.41%, Twitter TWTR +1.28% – and, until recently, News Corporation. The Prince hasn’t sold out completely – he still owns about 1% of the company, as well as a separate 6.6% shareholding in 21st Century Fox Inc which in itself is worth about $1.7 billion – but he previously also held 6.6% of News Corp NWSA 0%, or a total of 13.184 million class B shares. He’s shed...
  • The laws of Ivory: The Truth of Buying and Owning It

    02/16/2014 12:17:28 PM PST · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 34 replies
    Ebay ^ | May 4, 2010 | scrimshander2
    The biggest misconception that we hear or read about is that "all ivory is ILLEGAL to own, buy or sell". If you believe this statement then I will be selling a beautiful bridge, located in New York, on EBAY next week... no reserve! In the next few paragraphs I have put together a simple summary of the INTERNATIONAL and U.S.FISH & WILDLIFE laws which regulate the commerce of ivory, which in turn is regulated by C.I.T.E.S. (Convention on the International Trade in endangered Species) and the 'Marine Mammal Protection Act'. C.I.T.E.S. is an organization that was formed in 1973 as...
  • Insider Selling At Yelp Is A Non-Issue

    Insider selling in Yelp (YELP) was identified as a concern in a recent SeekingAlpha.com article. In the comment section it was put forward by an apparent Yelp skeptic that these executives could stop the automatic selling in their 10b5-1 trading plans if they really felt the stock is undervalued. In reply, a Yelp defender pointed out that it is "very typical, insider selling at this point... People sell for all kinds of reasons, buying a house, sending kids to college, taking deserved profit to diversify holdings." Indeed one can say there has been significant selling in Yelp but only by...
  • Insiders now aggressively bearish

    02/06/2013 12:51:08 PM PST · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 10 replies
    Market Watch ^ | 6 February 2013 | Mark Hulbert
    This is worrisome because corporate insiders — officers, directors and the largest shareholders — presumably know more about their companies’ prospects than the rest of us do. If they were confident that the shares of their companies would soon be trading markedly higher, they wouldn’t be selling them now. Yet selling they are — at an alarming pace. snip To be sure, insiders have been selling heavily for several weeks now, and the market has continued to rise — including the Dow’s eclipsing of the 14,000 level in recent sessions. This surprising strength in the face of insider selling has...
  • NASA Selling Off Launchpads, Runways At Kennedy Center

    01/07/2013 6:11:50 PM PST · by Nachum · 47 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 1/7/12 | staff
    From The Orlando Sentinel: That has prompted NASA to advertise a long list of KSC facilities and equipment as available for use, lease or, in some cases, outright purchase by the right business. Among them: Launch Pad 39A, where shuttles were launched; space in the Vehicle Assembly Building, the iconic 526-foot-tall structure first used to assemble Saturn V-Apollo rockets; the Orbiter Processing Facilities, essentially huge garages where the shuttles were maintained; Hangar N and its high-tech test equipment; the launch-control center; and various other buildings and chunks of undeveloped property. A lot of the stuff needs to be transferred by...
  • Vanity: I Googled "buy emails" and found this Ad

    05/18/2012 12:15:23 PM PDT · by tsowellfan · 5 replies
  • Newt Gingrich: Selling Access (Ron Paul video attack)

    12/13/2011 9:47:14 AM PST · by Nachum · 43 replies · 1+ views
    YouTube ^ | 12/13/11 | Ron Paul Campaign
    The Ron Paul 2012 Presidential campaign announced today the release of its latest ad, 'Selling Access', another two-minute web video aimed at former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, calling him out as a corrupt Washington insider who got rich through influence-peddling. The video, which the campaign plans to promote prominently on conservative web sites, includes a clip of Gingrich calling himself an 'insider' and another in which the former Speaker brags about getting paid $60,000-a-speech. The video comes after the viral success of Paul's earlier web ad, 'Serial Hypocrisy', which criticizes Gingrich for many of the same issues.
  • Why is CBS News Selling Barack Obama Merchandise in its Online Store?

    08/19/2011 12:11:59 PM PDT · by Nachum · 27 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 8/19/11 | Madeleine Morgenstern
    There‘s some curious merchandise for sale in CBS News’ online store.* Alongside a travel mug, tote bag and T-shirt that all bear the CBS News logo, the store also includes the following: “Dreams From My Father,” by Barack Obama “Dreams From My Father,” by Barack Obama (hardcover) “Change We Can Believe In: Barack Obama‘s Plan to Renew America’s Promise” “The American Journey of Barack Obama,” by Life Magazine “Obama: The Historic Campaign in Photographs” “The Official Inauguration Celebration DVD” In fact, out of the 13 items for sale, seven are Obama-related, in addition to the late Sen. Ted Kennedy’s memoir,...
  • Sprott Selling $30 Million of PHYS, Plowing Proceeds into PHYZZ SILVER

    08/17/2011 9:14:10 PM PDT · by Nachum · 2 replies
    Silver Doctors ^ | 8/17/11 | staff
    Eric Sprott is exchanging $30 million worth of his own gold ETF PHYS for silver at the current 45:1 ratio. Stop whining that silver has not been following gold higher for the past 2 weeks, and use the relative weakness vs gold to add to your silver position professionally like Mr. Sprott. The Sprott Foundation, named after Eric Sprott, announced that it is selling two million units of its Sprott Physical Gold Trust (PHY.U-T15.770.070.45%), worth about $30-million at Wednesday's price. In its announcement, Sprott said that the proceeds would be reinvested in the silver sector, which isn’t surprising because Mr....
  • Goldman Is Now Selling Oil Equities: Advises Clients To Buy Oil Equities

    06/24/2011 10:15:26 AM PDT · by Nachum · 17 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 6/24/11 | Tyler Durden
    Following its admission yesterday that it is now buying oil by telling clients to sell Brent to $105-107 a monther after advising anyone who cares Brent was on its way to $130, today we learn that Goldman is actively dumping its prop, pardon, there we go again, flow, FLOW, inventory of oil equities to idiots, pardon, clients. As to how dropping crude prices and thus collapsing profit margins is beneficial for energy producers, that is one we will long be scratching our heads over. From Arjun Murti: Potential SPR release consistent with expectation of tight oil markets: We recommend buying...
  • Drugstores Now Selling Do-It- yourself DNA Paternity Tests

    02/15/2011 8:52:10 AM PST · by Nachum · 16 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 12/15/11 | Colby Hall
    Recent studies indicate that the number of fathers are unknowingly raising children that aren’t their own; roughly 2% of all fathers in the study are unaware that their wives gave birth to a child conceived with another man. A pretty small number to be sure, but 2% of the roughly 4 million fathers in New York city works out to 80,000 disappointed, angry and humiliated dudes walking around America’s largest city. Why is this suddenly relevant? Because NY drug store chain Duane Reade is now selling do-it-yourself paternity kits. Great. According to CBSNews New York: The do-it-yourself kits are
  • Microsoft says La Familia drug cartel is selling bootleg Office software

    02/05/2011 1:31:51 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 34 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | 2/5/11 | Nathan Olivarez-Giles
    La Familia drug cartel is selling not just drugs, but also counterfeit Microsoft Office computer software, according the Redmond, Wash., tech giant. Microsoft showed off unauthorized copies of its Office 2007 software in Paris today which the company said it found for sale in Mexico. The pirated copies of Office were marked with La Familia cartel's rectangular "FMM" logo that the Microsoft says proves the link between the counterfeiting and the organized crime group, according to a Bloomberg report. "This is the real side, the scary side of counterfeiting and it plagues the world," said David Finn, Microsoft's associate general...
  • US man guilty of selling missile secrets

    08/09/2010 9:09:38 PM PDT · by Nachum · 17 replies
    Agence France-Presse ^ | 8/9/10 | Staff
    A former B-2 stealth bomber engineer was found guilty on Monday of selling sensitive military technology to China, the United States Justice Department said in a statement. Noshir Gowadia, 66, was convicted of five offences following trial in a federal court in Hawaii. Gowadia had been accused of passing on design information which would allow cruise missiles to avoid infra-red detection. (Snip) "Mr Gowadia provided some of our country's most sensitive weapons-related designs to the Chinese government for money,"
  • Continental to start selling mojitos, other cocktails

    06/30/2010 6:56:34 PM PDT · by Nachum · 17 replies
    chicagobreakingbusiness.com ^ | 6/30/10 | Alejandra Cancino
    Continental Airlines is joining the buy-on-board menu wars with specialty cocktails. The airline announced Wednesday that it will start selling mojitos, pomegranate martinis and Red Bull energy drinks. Starting Thursday, customers will be able to buy the drinks with alcohol for $9 and without it for $3.Continental joins other airlines in getting creative with the drinks they’re selling, going well beyond mini bottles of booze. Southwest Airlines sells a $4 screwdriver, a mix of vodka and orange juice. Delta sells a $7 Five O’clock Somewhere, a mix of rum, orange juice and cranberry-apple juice. Though airlines charge for alcoholic beverages,...
  • Whores and Prostitutes (as a metaphor)

    12/21/2009 3:16:39 PM PST · by Ghblog · 4 replies · 272+ views
    Framing The Dialogue ^ | 12/21/209 | ghblog
    The flaw in my reasoning about congressional whores and prostitutes is that when politicians “put out” WE GET SCREWED not them! Even if one of these Democrat Senators get booted from office, they will just end up with some high-paying job as further payback.
  • U.S. Said to Explore Selling Off Its Citigroup Stock

    09/14/2009 6:54:00 PM PDT · by Nachum · 7 replies · 593+ views
    Bloomberg ^ | 9/14/09 | Robert Schmidt and Bradley Keoun
    No posts from Bloomberg allowed. Link below
  • Insiders sell like there's no tomorrow

    09/10/2009 2:20:20 PM PDT · by Signalman · 9 replies · 785+ views
    CNN Money ^ | 9/10/2009 | Colin Barr
    NEW YORK (Fortune) -- Can hundreds of stock-selling insiders be wrong? The stock market has mounted an historic rally since it hit a low in March. The S&P 500 is up 55%, as U.S. job losses have slowed and credit markets have stabilized. But against that improving backdrop, one indicator has turned distinctly bearish: Corporate officers and directors have been selling shares at a pace last seen just before the onset of the subprime malaise two years ago. While a wave of insider selling doesn't necessarily foretell a stock market downturn, it suggests that those with the first read on...
  • Insiders are selling into the rally (stocks)

    04/24/2009 9:02:08 PM PDT · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 24 replies · 1,346+ views
    The Razor's Edge Financial Market Commentary ^ | 4-24-2009 | Ockham Research Staff
    Bloomberg.com published a very interesting article today reporting on a study by Washington Service showing that insiders of U.S. companies are taking steeps to lighten their exposure to their own company’s stock. Examples of this sort of behavior are clear from the founding family behind Gap, Inc (GPS), the CEO of NetApp, Inc (NTAP) and the founders of Bed Bath & Beyond (BBBY) have all made major sales recently. According to the study, insiders bought $42.5 million in shares through April 20 which would make it the lowest amount bought in a month since July 1992. “While the Standard &...
  • How Persuasive Are You? (Fortune Mag. Quiz -- you'll be surprised)

    03/09/2009 8:39:34 PM PDT · by FocusNexus · 37 replies · 1,793+ views
    Fortune ^ | March 9, 2009 | Fortune Mag
    Whatever your job title, the ability to make others listen to you, trust you, and act on what you say is critical to your success. Take this quiz, adapted for Fortune by Persuasion IQ author Kurt Mortensen, to see how well you influence others. For the full version, go to www.persuasioniq.com.
  • Taliban are stealing U.S. supplies and selling them(video)

    02/16/2009 5:57:25 PM PST · by Askwhy5times · 4 replies · 312+ views
    The Intellectual Redneck ^ | February 16, 2009 | The Intellectual Redneck
    The Taliban are stealing U.S. supplies and selling them in roadside markets. You know this kind of thing happens in wartime, but it still steams your blood. I hope a predator fired 'hellfire' missile has their name on it soon. Video here.
  • Traders On the Floor Refer to Relentless Selling as "The Obama Tape"

    10/27/2008 12:15:52 PM PDT · by Stayfree · 13 replies · 1,028+ views
    First heard on FoxNews last week. ^ | October 27, 2008 | Stayfree
    Lately, as the manipulated poll numbers appear to suggest an Obama win, the market keeps selling off...and it reminded me that traders on the floor of the NYSE told FoxNews that when there is heavy, rampant selling, they refer to it as "the Obama tape"
  • London bloodbath after panic selling sweeps Asia

    10/10/2008 1:10:44 AM PDT · by Eurotwit · 11 replies · 954+ views
    Times Online ^ | October 10, 2008 | Times Online and Jane Macartney in Beijing
    London shares dropped more than 400 points in early trading this morning after a seventh day of devastating falls on Wall Street triggered panic selling across Europe and Asia. Within minutes of opening, the FTSE 100 index fell almost 10 per cent to its worst level since 2002, but within 30 minutes shares staged a mild rally which left the index of Britain's leading companies off 253 points at 4050. Bank shares took the brunt of the pain as markets gyrated with Barclays off 15.6 per cent, and HSBC down 4.3 per cent. BP fell 8 per cent and Royal...
  • GE selling $3 billion in stock to Buffett, $12 billion to public

    10/01/2008 2:24:57 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 13 replies · 488+ views
    AP on Mercury News ^ | 10/1/08 | AP
    FAIRFIELD, Conn. — Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway is buying $3 billion worth of General Electric preferred shares, even as the diversified conglomerate is preparing to sell at least $12 billion worth of common stock to the public. GE says Berkshire Hathaway will buy $3 billion of perpetual preferred stock in a private offering. Such stock carries a dividend of 10 percent and is callable, at a 10 percent premium, after three years. Berkshire also received warrants to buy $3 billion worth of common shares at $22.25 each over five years. GE says that the Berkshire funds will boost its capital...
  • Paul Begala Publishes Disgusting Comics Calling President Bush and John McCain Gay

    09/16/2008 6:45:47 AM PDT · by ProudHockeyMom · 85 replies · 323+ views
    My oldest son went off to college and became a Democrat. If that isn't enough, he constantly tries to convince me that our family’s conservative values are wrong and I should vote for Barack Obama. Well that's not happening, but he still tries. Last week he called me and said, Mom I sent you a book. It will totally change your mind about the election. The next day I receive a package with Paul Begala’s (that hateful Clinton shill from CNN) book called Third Term. My first response was Third Term, well that would be much better than the alternative....
  • What Pushed the SEC to Tighten the Rules - Now? (On Naked Short Selling)

    07/17/2008 6:39:15 AM PDT · by shrinkermd · 9 replies · 183+ views
    Seeking Alpha ^ | 17 July 2008 | Mark McQueen
    Under current rules, a short seller must first locate shares to borrow, but does not have to enter into a contract with the share lender. Often, more than one trader is able to borrow the same shares, creating a multiplier effect in the size of the total short position. Under the emergency order, a short seller would be required to have an actual agreement to borrow the shares. The new move would effectively take shares out of the market for borrowing, which could reduce the amount of stock available for selling short. You might have thought these rules already existed,...
  • SEC set to fight short selling of financials

    07/15/2008 2:54:37 PM PDT · by kc8ukw · 32 replies · 145+ views
    Financial Times ^ | July 15, 2008 | Joanna Chung
    US regulators will take emergency action to stop abusive short-selling of stock in financial institutions such as mortgage financiers Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and investment bank Lehman Brothers. Christopher Cox, Securities and Exchange Commission chairman, told legislators on Tuesday that the agency would issue an emergency rule to stop so-called “naked” short-selling of shares in significant financial entities. The SEC will also consider new rules to extend those trading limits to the rest of the market.
  • Jerusalem-area Arabs Accused of Selling Weapons to PA

    05/19/2008 5:44:29 PM PDT · by Nachum · 4 replies · 74+ views
    Arutz 7 ^ | 5-19-08 | Hana Levi Julian
    (IsraelNN.com) The Jerusalem District Police have cleared for publication the news that a group of Jerusalem-area Arabs have been arrested on charges of trading and selling weapons to Palestinian Authority residents of Judea and Samaria. The 13 suspects, who are residents of Shuafat, were arrested in a joint sting operation by the Israel Police and Border Police over the past several weeks. Each confessed to the charges against him. The weapons that were recovered by the police were brought to a munitions laboratory to determine whether they had been fired. IDF Approves 20 New PA Police Stations Meanwhile the IDF...
  • Panic Selling Shuts Ł2bn Fund (UK)

    01/17/2008 7:17:34 PM PST · by blam · 10 replies · 123+ views
    The Guardian (UK) ^ | 1-18-2008 | Patrick Collinson
    Panic selling shuts Ł2bn fund · Scottish Equitable acts after slump · Fears that other funds are at risk Patrick Collinson The Guardian (UK) Friday January 18 2008 The fund, invested in London office blocks and shopping centres across Britain, apparently no longer has sufficient cash reserves to meet demands from investors. Photograph: Martin Argles One of Britain's biggest property funds was forced to shut its doors to withdrawals yesterday after the slump in commercial prices triggered panic selling by small investors. The move prompted fears of a Northern Rock-style run on billions of pounds invested in once high-flying funds...
  • Jam McConnell’s phone today. Be polite. (Vanity, I guess)

    06/04/2007 9:22:19 AM PDT · by Vn_survivor_67-68 · 15 replies · 693+ views
    A Nation of Laws ^ | June 4, 2007 | various
    The fate of the immigration bill comes down to Senate Republicans’ leader, Mitch McConnell........”The only thing that can save us now is if McConnell made an appeal to Republicans that this thing is out of control and we need to step back from it.......”said Sen. Jim DeMint, South Carolina Republican. “He could do that....”..... Debate on the bill resumes today, and Republican leaders will have to decide quickly...........snipped from: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1844535/posts Jam McConnell’s phone today. Be polite. http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1844535/posts#6 McConnell, Mitch- (R - KY) 361-A RUSSELL SENATE OFFICE BUILDING WASHINGTON DC 20510 (202) 224-2541 mcconnell.senate.gov/contact_form.cfm
  • Tom McClintock: Selling off lottery would be bad deal

    05/24/2007 10:43:17 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 29 replies · 1,007+ views
    Sac Bee ^ | 5/24/07 | Tom McClintock
    The old admonition, "When something seems too good to be true, it probably is," virtually screams from accounts of Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's proposal to "privatize" the California Lottery. Actually, to give credit where it's due, it's a Goldman Sachs/Lehman Brothers proposal; the governor is the pitch-man. The details are subject to negotiation, but the deal works something like this: The state turns over the California Lottery and monopoly control over lottery gambling in California to a private consortium (led by Goldman Sachs and Lehman Brothers, could it be?) for the next 40 years. In exchange, the consortium pays the state...
  • CA: Governor may be selling an illusion of unity

    03/11/2007 10:27:25 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 12 replies · 349+ views
    LA Times ^ | 3/11/07 | Peter Nicholas
    SACRAMENTO — Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has plunged into the debate over the nation's future with his call for a new, "post-partisan" governing style aimed at ending political gridlock. But the Republican governor, who intends to take his message to Iowa, New Hampshire and other critical states as the presidential campaign proceeds, is selling something that may be illusory. Schwarzenegger used raw political muscle to forge the big legislative victories of his first term, allying with the Democrats, who dominate California's Capitol. Along the way, Republicans felt quashed. Post-partisanship, said a rueful state Sen. Tom McClintock (R-Thousand Oaks) "is the process...
  • One In Four Shops Caught Selling Knives To Children Under 16 (UK)

    06/20/2006 7:55:11 PM PDT · by blam · 38 replies · 732+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 6-21-2006 | David Derbyshire
    One in four shops is caught selling knives to children under 16 By David Derbyshire, Consumer Affairs Editor (Filed: 21/06/2006) More than a quarter of shops that stock knives are illegally selling them to children under 16, according to a survey by trading standards officials. Despite concerns about rising knife violence, a significant number of shopkeepers are failing to check the ages of teenage customers or are wilfully turning a blind eye. Richard Beckett, 14, shows knives bought by teenage volunteers However, there was some evidence that the recent spate of stabbings and the Home Office amnesty may finally be...
  • Indiana signs 75-year lease turning toll road over to private operator

    04/13/2006 7:35:49 AM PDT · by cope85 · 64 replies · 889+ views
    kvoa.com/ ^ | 4/12/2006 | kvoa.com/
    Indiana signs 75-year lease turning toll road over to private operator; lawsuit filed INDIANAPOLIS If the deal stands, drivers on the Indiana Toll Road will be paying a foreign consortium for the next 75 years for the privilege of driving on the highway. Indiana officials today signed an agreement to turn the 157-mile toll road over to a Spanish-Australian consortium that will operate the roadway for a profit. It's the biggest highway privatization deal in U-S history. The consortium is paying the state three-point-eight (b) billion dollars up front and will be responsible for operating and maintaining the highway. It...
  • Call to allow body organ selling

    02/17/2006 12:37:12 AM PST · by Marius3188 · 1 replies · 206+ views
    BBC ^ | 16 Feb 2006 | BBC
    Two US doctors have suggested the sale of organs such as kidneys should be legalised to meet the rising demand. They said bids to increase the donor pool were failing, and a black market in organ sales was booming. Writing in Kidney International the pair said, while it remained a taboo, legalisation should be considered. But experts in the UK - where selling organs is illegal - said such a move was unnecessary and would exploit the poorest sections of society. It is a tragedy that the critical shortage of organs donated for transplant means this question arises at all...
  • Goldman’s $105 Oil Prediction a Little Too Slick

    04/05/2005 3:32:20 PM PDT · by CHARLITE · 67 replies · 1,515+ views
    One day the public is going to wake up and realize that when analysts are telling them to buy things at all-time highs, it might be time to sell. The day after a government report showed that crude oil inventories have risen to their highest levels since July 2002, the esteemed Wall Street brokerage firm, Goldman Sachs, released an analysis forecasting a continued increase in energy prices that could result in oil hitting $105 per barrel. As reported by Reuters: "We believe oil markets may have entered the early stages of what we have referred to as a ‘super spike’...
  • Jane Fonda is to be pitied

    04/04/2005 9:14:42 PM PDT · by CHARLITE · 79 replies · 2,159+ views
    The only anti-Vietnam War protester that can tick off a Vietnam veteran more than John Kerry is Jane Fonda. In her interview by Leslie Stahl on CBS' "60 Minutes" Sunday, April 3, Jane Fonda characterized such reactions to her as "ill-placed anger." In one respect, she may be correct. It may be "ill-placed anger" neither because her anti-Vietnam War activities deserve praise nor because she makes an exceedingly partial recantation now. It may be "ill-placed anger" simply because of her current irrelevance and because of our moral compunction to attend to more important matters, including bettering our own decencies. There...
  • The revenge of the Sixties

    03/06/2005 3:52:14 AM PST · by Kitten Festival · 1 replies · 283+ views
    The American Thinker ^ | March 5, 2005 | Norm
    One day recently, while performing some house-husbandly chores, I tuned in to National Public Radio for diversion. In short order I heard the story of some women who have started "Mistresses Anonymous" to help deal with the pain, rage, and frustration; of those "other women" in our society; then the story of support groups for expectant fathers who feel sympathetic labor pains. This one-two punch, coming on the heels of an invitation from a well-respected college to a "math anxiety" workshop in preparation for a math test and the discovery that I am a likely candidate for Post-Vietnam Stress Syndrome...
  • Terrorism means nothing to Spain's Zapatero

    02/20/2005 10:47:11 AM PST · by Kitten Festival · 219+ views
    VCrisis ^ | Feb. 20, 2005 | Aleksander Boyd
    London 20.02.05 | Daily El Pais reports that the Hugo Chavez administration will purchase four corvettes (light military ships) to Spain. The €600-€800 million deal was broker during Spain's Minister of Defence Jose Bono's last visit to Caracas on January 25th. Purportedly Chavez would also be interested in acquiring six transport planes of the C-295 type. Socialist Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero was not elected on his own merits, or those of his failed party PSOE, but rather due to the reaction of the Spanish electorate to the Madrid bombing; a terrorist attack that was not very well handled, politically speaking,...
  • Cops: Long Island Women Were Selling Hot Dogs and Sex

    12/30/2004 6:22:39 AM PST · by bedolido · 49 replies · 4,101+ views
    1010wins.com ^ | 12/30/2004 | associated press
    Dec 30, 2004 7:29 am US/Eastern (1010 WINS) (Baldwin, NY ) Police say two Long Island women were selling more than hot dogs from their roadside stand in Baldwin. Nassau County Police have arrested the women for prostitution. The weiner wagon was parked along Sunrise Highway in Baldwin wth signs advertising ``hot dogs'' and other snacks. But an undercover officer who was checking out a tip about sex yesterday, says one of the women offered to show her breasts to him for extra money. Police say the officer was also offered sex in the hot dog wagon or in his...

    08/16/2002 7:39:49 AM PDT · by Merchant Seaman · 734 replies · 30,137+ views
    Annoyed Reader
    The purpose of FreeRepublic.com'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!
  • Cloning kitty (California company is selling cloning technology to pet owners)

    11/23/2004 4:15:42 PM PST · by Libloather · 19 replies · 1,267+ views
    Christian Science Monitor ^ | 11/24/04 | Michael B. Farrell
    Cloning kitty A California company is selling cloning technology to pet owners. But opponents say this technology holds false promises. By Michael B. Farrell | Staff writer of The Christian Science Monitor Three years after scientists in a Texas laboratory successfully cloned the first house cat, a company in California is now selling that same technology to pet owners who want a carbon copy of their cat or dog. For $50,000 Genetics Savings & Clone can take a cat's DNA and create an exact genetic duplicate. They hope to do the same with a dog next year. So far they...
  • CA: Selling surplus land could generate $1 billion windfall for state

    11/04/2004 9:09:27 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 29 replies · 561+ views
    Bakersfield Californian ^ | 11/4/04 | Tom Chorneau - AP
    SACRAMENTO (AP) - The state's real estate portfolio includes 38 high-value and underutilized properties scattered throughout California that could fetch nearly $1 billion on the open market, according to an administration analysis released Thursday. Another 12 higher-profile properties - such as San Quentin State Prison and fair grounds in Del Mar and Napa County - are worth nearly $4 billion and should also be reviewed for possible sale. The report comes in response to an executive order from Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger issued in May directing state departments and agencies to catalogue property they control, evaluate the need to keep that...
  • Palestinians 'made millions' selling cheap cement for barrier they bitterly oppose

    07/25/2004 12:14:39 PM PDT · by Nachum · 15 replies · 653+ views
    Telegraph.co.uk ^ | 25/07/2004 | Inigo Gilmore
    Palestinian businessmen have made millions of pounds supplying cement for Israel's "security barrier" in the full knowledge of Yasser Arafat, the Palestinian leader and one of the wall's most vocal critics. A damning report by Palestinian legislators, which has been seen by the Telegraph, concludes that Mr Arafat did nothing to stop the deals although he publicly condemned the structure as a "crime against humanity". The Israeli wall cuts through the Palestinian town of Baqa el-Gharbiya The report claims that the cement was sold with the knowledge of senior officials at the Palestinian ministry of national economy, and close advisers...
  • CA: State officials seek $1 billion by selling surplus property

    03/12/2004 8:55:57 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 6 replies · 173+ views
    OC Register ^ | 3/12/04 | Kimberly Kindy
    <p>SACRAMENTO – State officials will try to raise a quick $1 billion by remedying a severe problem they bluntly acknowledged Thursday: They don't know how much land the state owns because they fail to properly track its vast holdings.</p> <p>To deal with the shambles, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and two state senators have crafted a variety of initiatives to get records in order and sell at least some surplus land.</p>
  • Courts office stops selling large volumes of criminal records, saying companies misuse them

    01/05/2004 3:42:07 PM PST · by Libloather · 4 replies · 353+ views
    News & Observer ^ | 1/05/04 | MATTHEW EISLEY
    Records by the batch on hold Courts office stops selling large volumes of criminal records, saying companies misuse them By MATTHEW EISLEY, Staff Writer Monday, January 5, 2004 12:00AM EST The agency that runs North Carolina's courts is cutting off a source of public information about criminal cases because, it says, private companies that buy and resell the data for personal background checks are misusing it. The data will still be available in another, more expensive form. Some of the companies that collect and resell the electronic information, commonly used to check the criminal histories of job and housing applicants,...
  • CA: Selling delay

    12/02/2003 11:18:22 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 26 replies · 235+ views
    Sac Bee ^ | 12/2/03 | Op/Ed
    <p>Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger is back on the campaign trail again this week, selling for his bonds plan. After five years of Gray Davis, who governed by holding his finger to the wind, it's good to see a governor out trying to build support for his program. The problem is that what Schwarzenegger is pushing isn't worth fighting for.</p>
  • liberation? (U.S.soldiers arrest and hood suspects for selling alchohol)

    07/12/2003 1:09:19 PM PDT · by freepatriot32 · 22 replies · 418+ views
    yahoo ^ | 7.11.03 | ap
    Thu Jul 10, 1:45 PM ET A US soldier flashes the V-sign as he escorts hooded illegal vendors to a police station after being apprehended Thursday July 10, 2003 along the Tigris River in Baghdad, Iraq (news - web sites). The vendors were allegedly caught selling alcohol, still prohibited to be sold outside in Muslim Iraq. (AP Photo/Mikhail Metzel)