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  • OJ Simpson ABC 20/20 Live Thread

    09/25/2015 7:11:37 PM PDT · by Citizen Zed · 72 replies
    abc 20/20 ^ | 9-25-2015
    It has been 20 years since the O.J. Simpson murder trial, but Kris Jenner says she is still haunted by the red flags she said she missed at the end of Nicole Brown Simpson’s life. The reality-TV star and businesswoman, 59, and her late ex-husband, Robert Kardashian, were close to O.J. Simpson, so much so that Simpson was even one of the groomsmen at their wedding in 1978. But that relationship became strained after Ronald Goldman and Nicole Brown Simpson, who had divorced the retired football star, were both found slain in Los Angeles June 12, 1994. Though Simpson was...
  • OJ Simpson Appeal Rejected by Nevada Supreme Court

    09/11/2015 9:16:27 PM PDT · by george76 · 44 replies
    KOLO ^ | Sep 11, 2015
    Imprisoned former football star O.J. Simpson has lost his latest appeal of his 2008 kidnapping and armed robbery conviction in Las Vegas. A three-member Nevada Supreme Court panel ruled Thursday there's no reason to grant him a new trial. ... The 68-year-old Simpson's serving 9 to 33 years in prison for a botched hotel room heist in 2007. He's not eligible for parole until 2017.
  • ISIS Threatens More Attacks On American Soil; Names States and Time Frame

    05/15/2015 5:32:14 PM PDT · by SandRat · 44 replies
    While ISIS claimed responsibility two days after the attack, there was no immediate indication that the terror group in Iraq and Syria had contact with Simpson or Soofi, who both lived in Phoenix. Meanwhile, U.S. authorities continue to search for clues that could possibly link Sunday’s shooters with the Islamic State.
  • Suspect in Texas shooting 'very kind' religious man [Sudden Jihad Syndrome]

    05/05/2015 3:29:30 PM PDT · by Jan_Sobieski · 36 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | 5/4/2015 | ART MOORE
    GARLAND. Texas – It’s become a familiar refrain in the aftermath of a terrorist attack or the discovery of a jihadist cell. Elton Simpson, 31, was described by someone who knew him as a “very kind” religious man who “didn’t seem to be a threat to anybody.” Yet Simpson, a convert to Islam, and his roommate, Nadir Soofi, armed with assault rifles and wearing body armor, intended to enter the Curtis Culwell Center northeast of Dallas on Sunday night and slaughter some 200 people inside attending the “Muhammad Art Exhibit and Contest,” including this reporter, according to Garland Police Chief...
  • ‘Well known by FBI’: Suspect in Garland shooting ID’d as Elton Simpson; Update

    05/04/2015 4:51:32 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 52 replies
    Twitchy ^ | 5/4/15 | Twitchy Staff
    ABC News is reporting this morning that one of the two gunman shot last night in Garland, Texas has been identified as Elton Simpson, a many previously investigated by the FBI for links to terrorism: One of the suspects in the shooting in Garland, Texas late Sunday has been identified as Elton Simpson, an Arizona man who was previously the subject of a terror investigation, according to a senior FBI official. Overnight and today FBI agents and a bomb squad were at Simpson’s home in an apartment complex in north Phoenix where a robot is believed to be conducting an...
  • The Anti-Cartoon Jihad Comes To America

    05/04/2015 4:24:40 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 26 replies ^ | May 4, 2015 | Mathew Vadum
    Two gunmen were killed by police Sunday night after they opened fire wounding a security officer at a Texas art competition featuring works depicting the Muslim prophet Muhammad, a practice that is strictly forbidden in Islam.
  • OJ Simpson marked for death by Aryan Nation convict

    03/19/2015 5:24:13 AM PDT · by rickmichaels · 28 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | March 19, 2015 | Pat Shipp
    OJ Simpson is marked for death. The 67-year-old disgraced gridiron great was recently threatened by a fellow inmate who is a member of the Aryan Nation, a white supremacist group in the Nevada prison, and vowed that OJ will never leave the prison alive. OJ, 67, and the tattooed-racist thug, who is 6 feet tall and over 250 pounds, got into a heated argument last week while waiting in line to get their medications. OJ, who is housed in the minimum security tier - or section - of the prison has to stand in line with all of the other...
  • David Schwimmer Cast as Robert Kardashian Sr. Opposite Cuba Gooding Jr. in O.J. Simpson's

    12/20/2014 9:45:40 AM PST · by Eddie01 · 27 replies
    US Weekly ^ | Dec. 20, 2014 | Stephanie Webber
    ...upcoming miniseries American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson.
  • Cuba Gooding Jr. to play O.J. Simpson in TV miniseries

    12/09/2014 10:32:44 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 25 replies
    UPI ^ | December 10, 2014 | Kate Stanton
    LOS ANGELES, Dec. 10 (UPI) -- Glee creator Ryan Murphy has cast two stars for his upcoming FX miniseries, American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson, a dramatization of the double murder case that captivated the nation in 1995. Cuba Gooding Jr. (Jerry Maguire) will play O.J. Simpson, the football star accused of murdering his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and waiter Ronald Lyle Goldman. Sarah Paulson, who worked with Murphy on American Horror Story, will play prosecutor Marcia Clarke.
  • OJ Simpson appeal in hands of Nevada Supreme Court

    10/27/2014 4:29:58 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 21 replies
    Fox News ^ | October 27, 2014 | AP
    LAS VEGAS – O.J. Simpson's appeal for release from a Nevada prison is now in the hands of the state Supreme Court. Simpson lawyers argued in a final brief to the Nevada high court that a lower court judge was wrong to deny the former football star a new trial in his 2008 kidnapping and armed robbery conviction for a hotel room heist in Las Vegas. The filing, submitted Friday, came after Clark County prosecutors submitted documents Sept. 24 saying there was no need for another trial. The Supreme Court could decide to hear oral arguments, or they could issue...
  • Impeachment: The Red Line and the Last Straw

    07/14/2014 6:09:27 AM PDT · by Cringing Negativism Network · 4 replies
    American Thinker ^ | July 14 2014 | Cindy Simpson
    Where is the red line of impeachment? In theory, a red line might be located somewhere on a list of impeachable offenses – perhaps at the point where a certain number of transgressions is exceeded, or next to a specific instance because of its significance or impact. - This article has an interesting view of the impeachment question.
  • Darnell Dockett deletes tweet about divorce, not blaming O.J. Simpson

    06/23/2014 5:13:17 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 5 replies ^ | June 22, 2014 | Ryan Wilson
    Cardinals defensive lineman Darnell Dockett isn't afraid to speak his mind, and it usually takes place on Twitter. Often, it's funny, other times it's just weird (and ultimately not true). But on Saturday, Dockett probably would've been better off saying nothing at all.
  • 'I lived my way so I'm going to die my way': OJ Simpson 'goes on hunger strike in prison'

    02/13/2014 1:16:31 PM PST · by Bubba_Leroy · 81 replies
    Mail Online ^ | February 13, 2014 | Staff
    OJ Simpson has gone on hunger strike in prison, saying, 'I used to live my way, and now I'm going to die my way,' sources have claimed. The jailed former football star, who is serving out a kidnapping, assault and robbery sentence in a Nevada prison, is reportedly so depressed that he wants to 'just sit down in a corner and die'. Sources spoke to the National Enquirer about Simpson's hunger strike and worsening health. His attorneys have yet to respond to a request for comment. The source claimed that Simpson, 66, who is eligible for parole in 2017 after...
  • Judge rejects OJ Simpson's bid for new trial

    11/26/2013 8:01:58 PM PST · by Libloather · 20 replies
    NBC News ^ | 11/26/13 | Ken Ritter
    LAS VEGAS — A judge in Las Vegas has rejected O.J. Simpson's bid for a new trial. The decision Tuesday means the former football star must remain in a Nevada state prison where he is serving nine to 33 years for armed robbery and kidnapping in a bungled attempt to retrieve personal items from two sports memorabilia dealers in 2007. Simpson was sentenced to prison in 2008. He'll be 70 years old before he is eligible for parole.
  • OJ Simpson 'wants to host a religious tv show after getting out of prison....

    10/16/2013 3:30:05 PM PDT · by Morgana · 40 replies
    mail online ^ | Ryan Gorman
    FULL TITLE: OJ Simpson 'wants to host a religious tv show after getting out of prison where he has converted his white supremacist cellmate to Christianity' OJ Simpson’s religious rebirth behind bars has seen him counsel fellow inmates and convert a white supremacist to Christianity – and now he wants to take his show on the road for television. Simpson, 66, has always been religious, but his five years behind bars have given him time to focus on religion and have brought him closer to God, MailOnline has learned. Expecting to be out of prison by Christmas, he plans to...
  • Tubby O.J. Simpson is caught stealing COOKIES from prison cafeteria

    09/25/2013 5:50:52 PM PDT · by Morgana · 14 replies
    Who stole the cookie from the cookie jar? O.J. Simpson, apparently. The former gridiron great was recently caught pilfering the sweet treats from the cafeteria of his Nevada prison - something which is strictly forbidden. According to a source, guards noticed the 66-year-old hiding something under his prison clothes as he walked back to his cell after lunch. When they quizzed him, he revealed a stash of more than a dozen oatmeal cookies, which were then seized. 'O.J. just stood there with a goofy grin on his face as the guard kept digging inside his shirt and throwing the cookies...
  • Republican Readies Primary Challenge to Boehner Ally

    08/25/2013 4:41:13 AM PDT · by ClaytonP · 7 replies
    Roll Call ^ | 8-23-2013 | Abby Livingston
    Attorney Bryan Smith earned the Club for Growth’s first major endorsement of the 2014 cycle, but he said he made the decision to challenge one of Speaker John A. Boehner’s top allies in Congress independently of the cash-flush, conservative group. ....... Smith is challenging eight-term Republican Rep. Mike Simpson for Idaho’s 2nd District. He got the Club for Growth’s attention after the group launched a campaign against several Republican incumbents, including Simpson, called “Primary My Congressman.” ....... So if Smith makes it to Congress, would he back Boehner in a leadership race? “We’re talking about an event that would take...
  • O.J. Simpson wins parole in robbery case

    07/31/2013 9:45:33 AM PDT · by tje · 37 replies
    ap ^ | Jul. 31 12:39 PM EDT | Unattributed
    CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — O.J. Simpson has been granted parole on some charges stemming from his 2008 kidnapping and armed robbery convictions involving the holdup of two sports memorabilia dealers at a Las Vegas hotel room. The Nevada Board of Parole Commissioners on Wednesday released an order approving the former NFL star's parole request.
  • O.J. Simpson regrets going after memorabilia

    07/25/2013 1:19:33 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 44 replies
    Miami Herald ^ | July 25, 2013
    O.J. Simpson pleaded for leniency Thursday, telling a parole panel he deeply regretted robbing two sports memorabilia dealers in a Las Vegas hotel room and has tried to be a model inmate while behind bars. "I just wish I never went to that room," he said. "I wish I just said keep it."
  • O.J. Simpson's ex-lawyer disputes testimony

    05/17/2013 1:52:57 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 12 replies
    CBS Sports ^ | May 17, 2013
    The lawyer who O.J. Simpson is claiming falsely represented him in a 2008 trial testified on Friday morning and contradicted much of what Simpson had already sworn. Simpson, who is currently serving a nine- to 33-year prison sentence for armed robbery and kidnapping charges, alleged that his lawyer, Yale Galanter, provided faulty counsel and is consequently seeking a new trial. Galanter disputed that notion in a Las Vegas courtroom Friday. According to Galanter, Simpson had divulged a plan, along with five other men, to retrieve various pieces of sports memorabilia from two industry dealers. Simpson believed some of the pieces...
  • History repeats itself, and this time, we are the NATIVES! Who is Cesar Conda?

    04/13/2013 12:55:35 PM PDT · by AuntB · 63 replies
    TheTownCrier ^ | April 13, 2013 | TheTownCrier
    A few years ago, I wrote a book, "Jesus Wept" an American Story. The story, in part, was about Cherokee Chief John Ross, a 1/8th Cherokee blood, white, blue eyed greedy tyrant. The more time goes on, the more he reminds me of Barak Obama. He was put in power by Major Ridge and some other realistic Cherokees, who thought the tribe, which functioned under a constitutional government, would fare better in Washington DC if represented by Ross who would be identified more with the white leaders. And for a time, that seemed to work. Until Ross got the taste...
  • Alan Simpson:'I Hope' Grover Norquist Drowns In A Bathtub (The Dems absolutely love this guy)

    11/29/2012 8:28:09 AM PST · by bestintxas · 16 replies
    breitbart ^ | 11/28/12
    ALAN SIMPSON, FORMER SENATOR (R-WYOMING) "So how do you deal with guys who came to stop government or Grover wandering the earth in his white robe saying he wanted to drown government in the bathtub? I hope he slips in there with it."
  • Obamacare, Others Need Slashing: Simpson-Bowles

    11/16/2012 7:48:17 AM PST · by what's up · 12 replies
    CNBC ^ | Nov 16, 2011 | Jeff Cox
    CHICAGO - Americans interested in getting the national debt crisis under control likely will have to endure cuts to popular programs like defense, Social Security - and the nationalized health insurance program known as Obamacare. Speaking in stark terms and folksy language, the duo laid out the dire reality of the situation to 4,000 investors at the Charles Schwab Impact conference Thursday. "Who the hell is kidding who on what this is going to cost?" Simpson, the former Wyoming senator, said of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, aka "Obamacare." "We haven't found any constituency yet who wants to...
  • Carole Simpson slams debate commission

    10/16/2012 2:13:44 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 20 replies
    Politico ^ | October 15, 2012 | DYLAN BYERS
    Carole Simpson, the first — and, until tomorrow, only — woman to moderate a presidential debate, slammed the Commission on Presidential Debates this morning for never allowing a woman to moderate a presidential debate in which they actually get to choose the questions. "I was very upset that women were reduced to the vice presidential debate and to the town-hall format, which does not give a woman a chance to ask the questions," Simpson told MSNBC's Chris Jansing today.
  • Obama makes O.J. Simpson joke

    10/09/2012 11:09:32 AM PDT · by ColdOne · 35 replies
    politico44 ^ | 10/9/12 | REID J. EPSTEIN
    SAN FRANCISCO – O.J. Simpson jokes are apparently now fair game in presidential politics. President Obama invoked the former NFL star acquitted of murder Monday night during a fundraiser here during a riff about Sesame Street characters on the run from Mitt Romney seeking to cut federal funding from public broadcasting. “Elmo has been seen in a white Suburban,” Obama said. “He’s driving for the border.” Simpson, of course, traveled in a white Ford Bronco, not a Chevrolet Suburban, during his infamous 1994 low-speed chase through Los Angeles.
  • Flashback: Erskin Bowles "Obama's political team told him not to support plan."

    08/30/2012 6:55:37 AM PDT · by GlockThe Vote · 8 replies
    youtube ^ | 8/30/2012 | youtube Send this clip to your liberal idiot family and friends saying Ryan lied about Simpson Bowles.
  • Alan Simpson Decries 'Wretched Group of Seniors' Over Social Security

    05/27/2012 4:28:20 AM PDT · by Libloather · 8 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 5/23/12 | Michael Ono
    Alan Simpson Decries 'Wretched Group of Seniors' Over Social SecurityBy Michael Ono | ABC OTUS News – Wed, May 23, 2012 Former Wyoming Senator Alan Simpson sent an fiery letter filled with expletives to the California Alliance for Retired Americans for a flyer the group sent out slamming the Bowles-Simpson commission report for proposed cuts to Social Security as one way to deal with the long-term deficit. "Your little flyer entitled "Bowles! Simpson! Stop using the deficit as a phony excuse to gut our Social Security!" is one of the phoniest excuses for a "flyer" I have ever seen," said...
  • EXCLUSIVE: The End Game(Gun Control)

    05/02/2012 6:16:57 AM PDT · by marktwain · 13 replies ^ | 1 May, 2012 | David Codrea
    For some time now, particularly after changing their name from Handgun Control, Inc., the Brady Campaign has been assuring Americans they don’t want to ban guns. The idea of a “slippery slope” is something they ridicule as “gun lobby” paranoia. They acknowledge since the Heller decision this will be an unlikely goal (for now), claiming, “Now that the Court has struck down the District’s ban on handguns, while making it clear that the Constitution allows for reasonable restrictions on access to dangerous weapons, this ‘slippery slope’ argument is gone.” It’s true that a narrow 5-4 decision by the high court...
  • Santorum 'homophobic,' former Wyoming Senator says

    02/22/2012 9:35:34 AM PST · by NoPinkos · 69 replies
    KTVQ ^ | 2/22/12 | Robert Hendin, Alicia Budich
    Former Senator Alan Simpson had some choice words for his one time colleague, former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum. "I know Santorum, I served with him," he said. "He is rigid and a homophobic. He believes that gays and lesbians, he mentioned in an interview in 2003, about bestiality, and gays and lesbians. I think that's disgusting," said Simpson. The former three-term Senator from Wyoming has always been known for both his candor and his ability to work across party lines, said Republicans are hurting themselves by focusing on social issues. "Here's a party that believes in government out of your...
  • A Letter from an Enraged Lady

    10/30/2011 10:43:06 AM PDT · by dvan · 75 replies · 1+ views
    EMAIL | NA | Patty Meyers, WYO
    I Think She Is Upset! Alan Simpson, Senator from Wyoming , Co-Chair of Obama's deficit commission, called senior citizens the Greediest Generation as he compared "Social Security" to a Milk Cow with 310 million teats. Here's a response in a letter from PATTY MYERS in Wyoming ... I think she is a little ticked off! She also tells it like it is! "Hey Alan, let's get a few things straight.. 1. As a career politician, you have been on the public dole for FIFTY YEARS. 2. I have been paying Social Security taxes for 48 YEARS (since I was 15...
  • Obama 'smarter' than critics, says Alan Simpson

    08/05/2011 12:57:18 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 65 replies
    Obama 'smarter' than critics, says Alan Simpson By: Jennifer Epstein August 5, 2011 02:23 PM EDT Former Sen. Alan Simpson, a Republican who co-chaired President Barack Obama’s fiscal commission, says that the president is “a little bit smarter” than some of his critics, who “ought to give it up.” Simpson, who represented Wyoming from 1979 to 1997, said that Obama would have been “savaged” and “torn to bits” had he chosen to publicly support the findings of the commission, which was also chaired by Erskine Bowles, an advisor to the Clinton administration. “This guy is a little bit smarter than...
  • Huge TV interview planned in which convict 'will admit he killed Nicole in self-defence...'

    06/22/2011 2:13:31 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 103 replies
    Daily Mail (UK) ^ | June 22, 2011
    O.J Simpson has confessed to Oprah Winfrey that he murdered his former wife, it has been reported. The talk show host made headlines recently saying that one of her regrets was never having got the shamed former sportsman to confess to the killing.
  • Alan Simpson Strikes Back

    06/22/2011 12:33:29 PM PDT · by Servant of the Cross · 20 replies
    National Review ^ | 6/22/2011 | Andrew Stiles
    Former senator and fiscal-commission co-chair Alan Simpson (R., Wyo.) often speaks as if he’d been plucked from the stage of one of Harry Reid’s beloved cowboy-poetry festivals. And he certainly has some choice words for those he thinks are impeding the prospects for a deal on deficit reduction. He calls Grover Norquist, the president of Americans for Tax Reform, “off his rocker.” He describes the AARP as a brick wall standing in the way of desperately needed entitlement reform, and blasts its leaders as a bunch of wealthy, self-aggrandizing lobbyists who pretend to speak for average Americans. “We’re not talking...
  • Video: Bowles, Simpson scoff at 1.6% budget cuts (Why have a deficit commission if you ignore them?)

    03/07/2011 12:46:03 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 11 replies
    Hotair ^ | 03/07/2011 | Ed Morrissey
    CNN interviews Alan Simpson and Erskine Bowles on the budget debate taking place in Washington between Republicans who want to cut 1.6% of the budget in FY2011 and Democrats who want to cut no more than 0.28% of the budget. Both chairs of Barack Obama’s deficit commission scoff at the entire debate, pointing out that neither cuts would amount to a hill of beans in controlling the spiraling debt of the United States. Simpson and Bowles emphasize that the debate has to shift from discretionary spending to entitlement reform, and that certain established interests (cough-cough-AARP-cough) are doing their best to...
  • Jessica Simpson's fashion empire to reach $1 BILLION

    02/13/2011 3:36:07 PM PST · by OldDeckHand · 54 replies ^ | 02/13/2011 | Aliyah Shahid
    Jessica Simpson may not know the difference between chicken and tuna, but she can distinguish what's in style and what's not. And it's earning her A LOT of money. The pop singer's fashion empire raked in $750 million dollars last year, and it's expected to push to a jaw-dropping $1 billion this year as she expands her collection, according to an article in New York Magazine that will hit shelves on Feb. 21.
  • (O.J., not Homer) Simpson's Lawyer Answers Critics

    01/09/2011 2:38:10 PM PST · by Izzy Dunne · 16 replies
    The Maine Sunday Telegram ^ | Jan. 9, 2011 | J. Hemmerdinger
    Simpson lawyer answers critics F. Lee Bailey: "So many people said, 'You are the reason he got off.' It is very frustrating, a terribly raw deal. ... It is the most sustained assault on my credibility that I have ever experienced. Why -- if I knew he was guilty -- why go around taking this abuse?" By J. Hemmerdinger jhemmerdinger@pressherald.comStaff Writer YARMOUTH - Former O.J. Simpson defense lawyer F. Lee Bailey is out to set his record straight. click image to enlarge F. Lee Bailey click image to enlarge O.J. Simpson reacts, Oct. 3, 1995, as he is found not guilty...
  • In Nevada prison O.J Simpson keeps tax break on South Florida home

    12/13/2010 8:27:29 AM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 15 replies
    Miami Herald ^ | December 13, 2010 | Andres Viglucci
    MIAMI — O.J. Simpson may not be coming back to South Florida for a good long while, but he's still entitled to a homestead exemption on his Kendall home. So ruled the Miami-Dade County property appraiser's office after a neighbor complained that the convicted armed robber and long-ago football and TV star's current extended residency at a Nevada prison should preclude him from receiving the property-tax break usually afforded to Florida homeowners. Now the miffed neighbor, David Weston, thinks someone in Tallahassee should take another look.
  • Scientists discover the 'Homer Simpson' gene that makes mice more intelligent if it is switched off

    09/22/2010 12:59:50 PM PDT · by Nachum · 37 replies · 1+ views
    Daily Mail [UK] ^ | 9/22/10 | staff
    Scientists have discovered a gene which makes mice more intelligent when it is not working. Nicknamed the ‘Homer Simpson gene’, after the hapless cartoon character, it operates in a part of the brain which regulates how animals learn and form new memories. The researchers from the Emory University School of Medicine say that deleting the gene in mice made them more skilled at navigating mazes and remembering objects. (Snip) John Hepler, PhD, professor of pharmacology at Emory University School of Medicine, said: "A big question this research raises is why would we, or mice, have a gene that makes us
  • Aging vets' costs concern Obama's deficit co-chair (Simpson: $67 billion over next 10 years)

    08/31/2010 11:56:24 PM PDT · by Libloather · 11 replies
    Link only - Aging vets' costs concern Obama's deficit co-chair

    07/11/2010 2:43:05 PM PDT · by Cindy · 10 replies · 3+ views
    Note: The following text is a quote: JULY 9, 2010 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE BLACK MARKET TRAVEL AGENTS 38 DEFENDANTS INDICTED IN MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR FRAUD LOCAL INVESTIGATION EXPOSES NATIONWIDE NETWORK THAT USED STOLEN IDENTITIES, CREDIT CARDS TO PURCHASE AIRLINE TICKETS KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Beth Phillips, United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced today that 38 defendants from across the United States have been charged in a series of indictments that allege an extensive network of black market travel agents who used the stolen identities of thousands of victims as part of a multi-million dollar fraud scheme...
  • Teaming up with the Democrats on Healthcare Reform?

    02/22/2010 4:36:35 AM PST · by Scanian · 6 replies · 399+ views
    The American Thinker ^ | February 22, 2010 | Randall Hoven
    Leave it to third-string, has-been quarterbacks of the Republican Party to throw an interception at the precise moment conservatives are about to turn the game around. What is wrong with people like former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich, former Senator Alan Simpson and Senator Orrin Hatch? I am sorely tempted to use one of those phrases made famous by Rahm Emanuel. One would get the impression that Republicans simply sit back and say "no" to all the noble, but slightly flawed, ideas proposed by Democrats. One would think that Republicans never have ideas, but that coming to a table...
  • His people adored Edward VIII - until the day he fell in love with that 'jolly plain' adventuress

    02/02/2010 11:41:18 AM PST · by C19fan · 15 replies · 924+ views
    Daily Mail ^ | February 2, 2010 | Juliet Gardnier
    The royal princes plodded slowly and sadly behind the coffin of their father, George V, as it was hauled through the streets of London to lie in state in Westminster Hall. In the silent crowd, Bloomsbury artist Vanessa Bell looked on the gun carriage draped with the royal standard and surmounted by the Imperial Crown and thought it 'unexpectedly lovely'. But then she caught sight of the new King, Edward VIII. What struck her was not just that he looked utterly miserable and very small, but that he was 'disreputable, patchy and debauched'. She was not impressed.
  • Nevada's top court opposes Simpson ruling [Redux]

    01/17/2010 10:02:04 AM PST · by JoeProBono · 6 replies · 285+ views
    The Nevada Supreme Court said a judge in Clark County, Nev., should have given the media access to questionnaires from ex-athlete O.J. Simpson's robbery trial. The Nevada Supreme Court voted 6-0 Thursday that Clark County District Judge Jackie Glass's decision to deny the press access to jury questionnaires from the 2008 trial was ill-advised given the press's First Amendment rights, the Las Vegas Review-Journal reported Friday. The state's top court said Glass's promise to jurors to keep the questionnaires confidential "does not supersede the public's and press's First Amendment right to access criminal proceedings." Court justices said they ruled on...
  • Charlie Sheen used a knife in assault on Brooke Mueller

    12/28/2009 11:47:25 AM PST · by Perdogg · 47 replies · 9,112+ views
    Examiner ^ | 12.28.09
    Charlie Sheen used a knife to threaten his wife, Brooke Mueller, in their altercation on Christmas Day. Claims and counterclaims are swirling about in the strange case of Charlie Sheen and his wife, Brooke Mueller. Firstly, cops were called on Christmas morning to hte rented house in Aspen where they were staying over an alleged domestic assault. Charlie Sheen was hauled off to jail and he paid $8,500 bail and signed off on the necessary paperwork and was out again.
  • OJ Simpson Beaten in Prison

    12/07/2009 3:56:54 PM PST · by The Big Feed · 5 replies · 1,690+ views
    The Big Feed ^ | December 7, 2009 | Captain Thurston
    Regardless of why, this man deserves this, and many more. The headline on Drudge read: OJ Simpson beaten in prison, race incident, currently in hospital, sources claim... NATIONAL ENQUIRER to report details later in week... Developing... This report, from last July, claims OJ was terrified that his cellmate would murder him:
  • OJ's jail cell race relations

    10/30/2009 4:21:22 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 14 replies · 1,336+ views
    New York Post ^ | October 29, 2009
    It seems O.J. Simpson is a master of race relations. Earlier this year, the double-murder acquittee had an ill-matched cellmate at Lovelock Correctional Center in Nevada, where he's serving 33 years for kidnapping. "The guy's a white supremacist," Simpson's daughter, Arnelle, griped to a spy at the time.
  • Robbery victim blames heart attacks on O.J. Simpson

    09/14/2009 6:15:20 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 8 replies · 472+ views
    Los Angeles Times ^ | September 14, 2009 | Harriet Ryan
    A memorabilia dealer who claims he suffered four heart attacks after O.J. Simpson robbed him at gunpoint is suing the imprisoned NFL star in civil court in Las Vegas for assault, battery and other charges. In a complaint filed Friday in Clark County District Court, Bruce Fromong’s attorney asked for a jury trial to collect damages of at least $30,000 each from Simpson and six other men involved in a September 2007 confrontation in a low-rent casino hotel room. Fromong and another dealer went to the meeting at the Palace Station casino prepared to sell collectibles worth $100,000, including footballs...
  • Nevada Supreme Court considers releasing Simpson

    08/03/2009 12:00:26 PM PDT · by Crazieman · 11 replies · 801+ views
    State-Run Associated Press ^ | 8/3/09 | KEN RITTER
    LAS VEGAS (AP) - A trio of Nevada Supreme Court justices is considering whether to let O.J. Simpson and a former golfing buddy out of prison while the full court reviews their convictions for a gunpoint hotel room heist.
  • Homer Simpson tells you where to go (Homer Voices Your GPS)

    06/24/2009 7:45:18 AM PDT · by Reaganesque · 14 replies · 1,323+ views ^ | 6/23/09 | Darren Quick
    While the Knight Rider GPS by Mio lets drivers live out their boyhood fantasies, it may also bring on a slight superiority complex thanks to the refined tones of William Daniels. TomTom users won’t have that problem now that iconic cartoon everyman Homer Simpson is onboard to guide them to the nearest bar or donut shop. Officially licensed by Twentieth Century Fox the Homer Simpson voice skin is performed by Homer Simpson himself, Dan Castellaneta, and features special words or wisdom to accompany the turn-by-turn instructions. Such gems include, “Take the third right. We might find an ice cream truck!...
  • Just shut up!

    05/11/2009 4:12:50 PM PDT · by ReformationFan · 26 replies · 1,184+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | 5/11/09 | Barbara Simpson
    Conservative talk radio is like a big pot of soup filled with chunks of carrots, potatoes, celery, tomatoes, corn and whatever other vegetables were tossed in. Each personality is different, but they contribute to the overall flavor. Liberal talk radio is a similar pot of soup with the same ingredients but it's been pureed. There are no lumps, and it all looks the same – bland with no personality. It's no surprise then that conservatives get attention and criticism from the political opposition, which doesn't like to be confronted with differing thoughts and ideas. Political correctness clashes with reasoned opinions....