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  • When Abortion Suddenly Stopped Making Sense

    01/28/2017 2:32:21 PM PST · by Mrs. Don-o · 58 replies ^ | January 22, 2016 | Frederica Mathewes-Green Read more at:
    At the time of the Roe v. Wade decision, I was a college student — an anti-war, mother-earth, feminist, hippie college student. That particular January I was taking a semester off, living in the D.C. area and volunteering at the feminist “underground newspaper” Off Our Backs. As you’d guess, I was strongly in favor of legalizing abortion. The bumper sticker on my car read, “Don’t labor under a misconception; legalize abortion.” The first issue of Off Our Backs after the Roe decision included one of my movie reviews, and also an essay by another member of the collective criticizing the...
  • Home Depot Co-founder: Attacking Businesses Doesn't Make Sense (Video)

    10/29/2016 11:51:37 AM PDT · by Son House · 45 replies
    Wall Street Week ^ | Oct. 28, 2016 | Gary Kaminski and Anthony Scaramucci
    Home Depot Co-Founder Bernie Marcus on the current business climate and Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton's potential impact on business.

    12/07/2011 12:04:12 PM PST · by John Leland 1789
    Preacher Helps ^ | Winter 2011 | Dr. Don Boys
    Common Sense for Today Cornerstone Communications “The facts as I see them.” Winter, 2011 Free offer below this article: The God Haters: Angry Atheists, Shallow Scholars, Silly Scientists, Pagan Preachers, and Embattled Evolutionists Declare War on Christians!New Atheists: No Sense of Humor or No Sense? Don Boys, Ph.D. The battle between Christians and the New Atheists is very serious since they seek to remove children from homes if parents teach that there is a Hell and Jesus Christ is the exclusive way of salvation. That is super serious; however, the New Atheists are always good for a few laughs...
  • Which US Presidential Candidate Would YOU Hire to Balance YOUR Personal Checkbook?

    10/13/2011 9:18:50 AM PDT · by Graewoulf · 41 replies
    Opinion/Vanity | October 13, 2011 | Graewoulf
    REALITY CHECK: Would you hire this candidate to balance your own checkbook? SPENDAHOLIC Obama has added tens of thousands of debt dollars to your balance sheet in under three years! Can you afford to support any of the various DEBT GREED candidates running for FEUDAL LORD of The Beltway? Forget about the MSM pleas about THEIR ideas about "Who is electable?" and vote to protect YOUR checkbook!
  • Obama's strange sense of humor

    09/26/2011 7:58:46 PM PDT · by Nachum · 23 replies · 1+ views
    American Thinker ^ | 9/26/11 | Ed Lasky
    Believe it or not, Barack Obama is cracking jokes about the horrific fires in Texas. I guesshe won't be using Bill Clinton's old line, "I feel your pain," when people complain about the terrible economy. How presidential, how empathetic: At a Silicon Valley fundraiser Sunday, the president took a jab at Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry, saying that he's a "governor whose state is on fire, denying climate change." Aside from the fact that this is just a cheap political shot at the expense of Americans who are suffering, it is just not funny and weird.
  • Cement Heads

    05/31/2010 8:21:23 PM PDT · by Radix · 2 replies · 206+ views
    Vanity ^ | 31 May 2010 | Radix (Me)
    Oh those poor Gazans. All out of missiles are they? Supply Chain Management is evidently not their specialty. Hurling explosives through the sky toward Kindergarten classes is more their expertise. So now they can't launch rockets into private homes in Israel anymore because the peace loving flotilla with bags of cement and wheelchairs for the maimed former failed suicide bombers can not be inspected by Israeli watchdogs. Cry me a river. Perhaps they should have learned that they don't bring alleged bags of cement through a Naval blockade. Certainly not without a Navy anyhow. Perhaps the Gazans should have tried...
  • Interesting Sixth Sense Interface

    02/04/2010 9:51:56 AM PST · by animgr8 · 1 replies · 214+ views
    The SixthSense consists of a webcam and a pico-projector. The device can interact with the real world, each and everyday object becomes an interface.
  • Harper says recession over only in technical sense

    09/21/2009 8:53:18 PM PDT · by Clive · 8 replies · 682+ views
    OTTAWA -- The recession in Canada is only over in a technical sense because the recovery is extremely fragile and there are still problems in the job market, Prime Minister Stephen Harper said on Monday. "We've got (Federal Reserve) Chairman (Ben) Bernanke and others saying the recession is over but I think that's only in a technical sense," Mr. Harper told a televised news conference in Guelph, Ont. "As long as we continue to have challenges in the labor market that affect Canadian families on the ground, then I don't think we can truly say the recession is over. So...
  • Cattle shown to align north-south

    08/25/2008 8:59:10 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 38 replies · 1,710+ views
    BBC ^ | 8/25/08 | Elizabeth Mitchell
    Have you ever noticed that herds of grazing animals all face the same way?Images from Google Earth have confirmed that cattle tend to align their bodies in a north-south direction. Wild deer also display this behaviour - a phenomenon that has apparently gone unnoticed by herdsmen and hunters for thousands of years.
  • Street Lights Restore Iraqis’ Sense of Safety

    01/02/2008 3:30:28 PM PST · by SandRat · 7 replies · 124+ views
    American Forces Press Service ^ | Sgt. Luis Delgadillo, USA
    FORWARD OPERATING BASE KALSU, Iraq, Jan. 2, 2008 – With small additions like street lights, a sense of safety is returning to the streets of two Iraqi communities. A concerned local citizen stands watch near a checkpoint in Arab Jabour, Iraq, Dec. 27, 2007. Street lights, a recent addition to the area, have improved the security climate. Photo by Sgt. Luis Delgadillo, USA  (Click photo for screen-resolution image);high-resolution image available. More than a month after street lights were installed in Arab Jabour and Buaytha, south of Baghdad, local citizens and soldiers of the 3rd Infantry Division’s 2nd Brigade Combat Team,...
  • Congressman Heath Shuler to Senate: No Amnesty for Illegal Immigrants (sad when he get's it)

    05/20/2007 10:26:53 AM PDT · by personalaccts · 26 replies · 2,068+ views ^ | 05/08/08 | Heath Shuler
    Office of Representative Heath Shuler Representing North Carolina’s Eleventh Congressional District For Immediate ReleaseMay 8, 2007Contact: Andrew Whalen, Communications Directoroffice: (202) 225-6401 / cell: (202) 731-5116 ________________________________________________________________________ Congressman Heath Shuler to Senate: No Amnesty for Illegal Immigrants Washington, D.C. – Representative Heath Shuler joined with several fellow members of Congress todayto urge the Senate to resist attempts to grant amnesty to illegal immigrants. “This is an issue that Democrats and Republicans should stand together on,” said Rep. Shuler. “We should stand for the rule of law and what is right. We cannot, we must not, and we should not reward...
  • Cheney Notes ‘Greater Sense of Urgency’ Among Iraqi Leaders

    05/09/2007 5:51:32 PM PDT · by SandRat · 4 replies · 673+ views
    American Forces Press Service ^ | John D. Banusiewicz
    WASHINGTON, May 9, 2007 – After meeting with Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki and other Iraqi leaders in Baghdad today, Vice President Richard B. Cheney said he noticed “a greater sense of urgency now than I’d seen previously” on the part of those leaders to meet their obligations toward continuing the country’s progress. Cheney stopped in Baghdad for a previously unannounced visit to kick off a weeklong tour of the Middle East that will also include stops in the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Jordan. In his meetings with Iraqi leaders, Cheney emphasized the importance of making progress...
  • Daley aims to pass new gun laws

    01/04/2007 7:43:54 AM PST · by Neo-Luddite · 6 replies · 602+ views
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 4 January 2007 | Gary Washburn
    Daley aims to pass new gun laws By Gary Washburn Tribune staff reporter Published January 4, 2007 Buoyed by the General Assembly's passage of a gun-control measure amid a long string of rejections, Mayor Richard Daley on Wednesday unveiled the city's 2007 legislative agenda with a renewed emphasis on handgun violence. Daley called for passage of half a dozen bills, to be introduced by local state lawmakers, that would restrict sales and the types and numbers of weapons that Illinoisans could buy. E-mail this story Printable format Search archives RSS Noting that guns were involved in more than 80 percent...
  • Robot whiskers sense shapes and textures

    10/06/2006 3:12:15 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 2 replies · 271+ views
    New Scientist ^ | 10/4/06 | Paul Marks
    Artificial whiskers that mimic the way rats and seals sense their prey might one day let planetary rovers or uncrewed submarines explore the shape and texture of strange objects they encounter on their travels. So says Joe Solomon and Mitra Hartmann at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, who have developed delicate artificial whiskers - in both steel and plastic - that can accurately sense different shapes and textures. Rats actively rotate, or "whisk", their whiskers against objects to discern features, while seals keep their whiskers relatively fixed to sense changes in wake flow that might mean prey is nearby. Previous...
  • The Illegal Alien Crisis-Some Personal Observations

    08/20/2006 7:42:14 PM PDT · by genefromjersey · 5 replies · 275+ views
    The Inside Straight ^ | 08/20/06 | vanity
    It would be easy to jump on the bandwagon when it comes to the subject of illegal immigration-but whose bandwagon should I jump on, and where is it headed?
  • This Might Not Be A World War, But It Still Needs A Sense Of Urgency

    07/23/2006 5:29:30 PM PDT · by blam · 24 replies · 618+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 7-23-2006 | Niall Ferguson
    This might not be a world war, but it still needs a sense of urgency By Niall Ferguson (Filed: 23/07/2006) This is not the first time that world leaders have had their summers ruined by "a quarrel in a far-away country between people of whom we know nothing". In the summer of 1938, the quarrel between Germans and Czechs over the Sudetenland - which inspired Neville Chamberlain's notorious phrase - brought Europe to the brink of war. Chamberlain's shuttle diplomacy, which saw him fly three times to see Hitler in Germany, was inspired by memories of an earlier quarrel over...
  • Actions Speak Louder

    02/08/2006 7:04:03 AM PST · by Rakkasan1 · 7 replies · 403+ views
    Congressman Marty Meehan of Massachusetts is a career politician. And like other career politicians he is a big fan of memory holes. You know, as in George Orwell's "1984," wherein Big Brother put inconvenient facts down the memory hole, not to be spoken or read or remembered. The Lowell Sun reports that Meehan's congressional staff, on taxpayer time, altered his biography on Wikipedia. That's the Internet website billed as the world's largest encyclopedia. Gone down the memory hole went this entry: "Meehan first ran for Congress in 1992 on a platform of reform. As part of that platform Meehan made...
  • CA: Pension scheme did not make sense, report finds (San Diego Pension Crisis)

    01/20/2006 5:37:43 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 7 replies · 337+ views
    San Diego Union - Tribune ^ | 1/20/06 | Karen Kucher
    SAN DIEGO – A report released by the San Diego pension system board Friday details how the city racked up a pension deficit estimated at $2 billion, saying the system's underfunding plan did not make sense. The 240-page report, prepared by the forensic accounting firm Navigant Consulting of Chicago, outlined the now-familiar decisions made by the city and the pension board that led to underfunding of the San Diego City Employees' Retirement System and the current fiscal crisis that grips the city. The consultants found that city underfunding schemes approved in 1996 and 2002 "did not make economic or actuarial...
  • A Colony Again

    01/18/2006 4:20:07 PM PST · by Archangelsk · 3 replies · 187+ views
    Fred On Everything ^ | 1/18/06 | Fred Reed
    "You Can Call Me Bwana, Ferguson." January 18, 2005 I’m going to start a rickshaw factory. It’s so our kids will have a way to make a living, now that America is pulling out of the First World. Maybe I’ll put an iPod socket on the poles or a little tiny television, made in Japan. That way our puzzled offspring won’t inadvertently start thinking. Tradition provides an anchor in the circumambient chaos. See, what’s going to happen is, all the design work and programming are going to Mumbai, except the part that already has. Manufacturing is pretty much in China...
  • New Device Will Sense Through Concrete Walls

    01/03/2006 4:23:08 PM PST · by SandRat · 113 replies · 1,887+ views
    American Forces Press Service ^ | Jan 3, 2005 | Donna Miles
    WASHINGTON, Jan. 3, 2006 – Troops conducting urban operations soon will have the capabilities of superheroes, being able to sense through 12 inches of concrete to determine if someone is inside a building. The new "Radar Scope" will give warfighters searching a building the ability to tell within seconds if someone is in the next room, Edward Baranoski from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's Special Projects Office, told the American Forces Press Service. By simply holding the portable, handheld device up to a wall, users will be able to detect movements as small as breathing, he said. The Radar...