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  • Former Joint Chiefs chairman: Obama plotted to destabilize regimes in Bahrain, Egypt

    10/04/2013 3:48:55 AM PDT · by Errant · 45 replies
    World Tribune ^ | 3 October, 2012
    WASHINGTON — The United States was said to have planned to destabilize at least two Arab countries over the last two years. A former leading U.S. military commander asserted that the administration of President Barack Obama worked to destabilize the regimes of Bahrain and Egypt. Ret.] Gen. Hugh Shelton, former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said the administration’s drive against Bahrain, wracked by a Shi’ite revolt, was led by the intelligence community.
  • Billionaire Adelson gives millions to Gingrich Super PAC

    01/07/2012 8:04:29 PM PST · by TBBT · 52 replies · 1+ views
    blogs.nytimes.com ^ | 1/7/2012 | NICHOLAS CONFESSORE
    A longtime supporter of Newt Gingrich has donated $5 million to a super PAC backing his presidential bid, providing a major boost to Mr. Gingrich’s ailing campaign in the critical lead-up to Tuesday’s presidential primary in New Hampshire. The donation, reported on Saturday night by The Washington Post, came from Sheldon Adelson, a Las Vegas casino mogul who has long been a generous patron of Mr. GIngrich’s political career. The “super PAC,” Winning Our Future, was formed last month by Becky Burkett, who served until earlier this year as chief development officer for American Solutions, a political action committee that...
  • White Birmingham pupils 'extremist' threat [UK]

    04/27/2009 2:44:53 PM PDT · by Cindy · 16 replies · 864+ views
    BIRMINGHAM POST ^ | April 24, 2009 | John Mardsen
    SNIPPET: "White schoolboys from less well-off backgrounds in Birmingham are in danger of being recruited by far right groups as they grow increasingly disaffected, it has been claimed." SNIPPET: "The head teacher of Colmers School in Rednal, Peter Jones, called on Birmingham to take a lead in tackling the issue during a meeting of Birmingham City Council’s education scrutiny committee. And Nigel Baker, deputy general secretary of the National Union of Teachers in Birmingham, warned: “Areas like yours are also breeding grounds for extremism for right wing parties.” Council officers at the meeting acknowledged that “extremist attitudes” existed in areas...
  • Traditional Values Coalition (TVC) Opposed to Marriage Protection Amendment

    06/03/2006 4:12:15 PM PDT · by Coleus · 46 replies · 942+ views
    TVC ^ | 06.01.06 | Rev. Louis P. Sheldon
    Send Feed Back to the TVC  mail@traditionalvalues.org   Re: Opposition to S. J. Res. 1 the Marriage Protection Amendment Because of the Second Sentence Dear Senator: Traditional Values Coalition has always taken a strong position in supporting traditional marriage and opposing any statutory imitations of marriage designed to appease the homosexual lobby.   While Traditional Values Coalition supports the need for a federal constitutional amendment, because it is the only way to ensure that marriage between one man and one woman is protected, we strongly oppose S. J. Res. 1, the Marriage Protection Amendment, because of the second sentence. The situation...
  • University Presidents Battle for Honors in Spinelessness

    04/30/2006 6:30:04 PM PDT · by RWR8189 · 11 replies · 859+ views
    RealClearPolitics ^ | April 30, 2006 | John Leo
    It's time for this column to announce its Sheldon Award, given annually to the university president who does the most to look the other way when free speech is under assault on campus. As all Sheldon fans know, the prize is a statuette that looks something like the Oscar, except that the Oscar shows a man with no face looking straight ahead, whereas the Sheldon shows a man with no spine looking the other way. The award is named for Sheldon Hackney, former president of the University of Pennsylvania and a modern legend in looking the other way.College presidents who...
  • Who is Air America?

    08/20/2005 12:37:16 AM PDT · by gpapa · 18 replies · 2,738+ views
    Various | August 19, 2005 | gpapa
    Who is Air America? Vanity A summary of some of the key persons involved in the Air-A scandals, and their friends, August 19, 2005 Some of you out there probably have located most of this information before. The following is based on a series of emails I sent to Michelle Malkin and Radio Equalizer over the last few days. I am sure others have sent them similar items, as well as posting them at FR. [My comments are in brackets; some key names, dates, places, organizations and links are highlighted in bold letters] [Michelle Malkin and Radio Equalizer (Brian Maloney)...
  • (WA) Drying up the state’s liquor monopoly

    01/21/2005 4:14:35 PM PST · by truth49 · 16 replies · 658+ views
    Evergreen Freedom Foundation ^ | 1-21-05 | Kristen Mercier
    All’s fair in love and war, but not in Washington’s liquor monopoly. The state’s Liquor Control Board (LCB) is running into problems again, this time with the nation’s largest membership warehouse chain, Costco. Issaquah-based Costco has filed a lawsuit to do away with Washington’s antiquated law that prohibits the company from purchasing alcoholic beverages from out-of-state distributors. Costco believes the LCB regulations violate the Commerce Clause of the U.S. Constitution and the federal Sherman Antitrust Act. The state’s monopolistic liquor laws also violate a sense of basic market fairness. Currently, Washington does not allow companies to buy liquor from out...
  • CMG ISSUES 10 QUESTIONS THAT MAKE SCHWARZENEGGER HIDE

    08/11/2003 5:33:18 PM PDT · by Commander8 · 43 replies · 359+ views
    Californians For Moral Government-email | August 11, 2003 | James Lafferty
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 11, 2003 Contact: James Lafferty (202) 547-8570 CMG ISSUES 10 QUESTIONS THAT MAKE SCHWARZENEGGER HIDE Arnold May Not Give a "S-t" But Millions of Californians Do Anaheim, CA - Californians for Moral Government (CMG), a religious conservative organization started by Rev. Louis P. Sheldon, issued a list of questions today which the organization wants to ask gubernatorial candidate Arnold Schwarzenegger. "Mr. Schwarzenegger has said very little in public about the important moral issues," said Rev. Sheldon. "And what he has said is outrageous." Rev. Sheldon cited a quote which appeared in the San Francisco Chronicle concerning...
  • Conservative Group Not Satisfied with NPR Apology, Plans to Sue

    07/10/2002 12:41:33 PM PDT · by ZGuy · 27 replies · 178+ views
    CNSNews ^ | July 10, 2002 | Jim Burns
    The head of National Public Radio went to Capitol Hill Wednesday to apologize for a news report the network aired that suggested a conservative lobbying group might have had something to do with the mailing of anthrax to Senate Democratic leaders. However, the chairman of the Traditional Values Coalition (TVC) said the apology was insufficient and indicated his organization would proceed with its lawsuit against NPR. National Public Radio President and CEO Kevin Klose apologized during testimony before the House Subcommittee on Telecommunications, which was gathering input from him and other Public Broadcasting System and NPR officials about future federal...