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  • Communism and human nature (Bolshie Mod sez, Arise ye kittens of the earth!)

    04/05/2005 10:50:57 AM PDT · by Sammy sam · 153 replies · 8,234+ views
    Many argue that communism will never be possible because of "human nature". The essence of this false argument is the belief that a communist society would consist of an all-powerful central government that would tell everybody what to do--and would therefore undermine the creative initiative of individuals and the search for happiness. • This argument is based on two false assumptions: (1) It assumes that a communist society will look like the former Soviet Union, or the current China, North Korea, etc (ie: corrupt police states with a feudal-style ruling class) (2) It assumes that people will only work in...
  • UN Panel: No Single Nation Should Control Internet Addresses

    07/16/2005 6:52:29 AM PDT · by grundle · 40 replies · 2,139+ views
    Yahoo! ^ | Jul 14 2005 | Aoife White
    http://news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&u=/cmp/20050715/tc_cmp/165702500 UN Panel: No Single Nation Should Control Internet Addresses Aoife White Thu Jul 14, 9:38 PM ET BRUSSELS, Belgium (AP)--A U.N. panel created to recommend how the Internet should be run in the future has failed to reach consensus but did agree that no single country should dominate. The United States stated two weeks ago that it intended to maintain control over the computers that serve as the Internet's principal traffic cops. In a report released Thursday, the U.N. panel outlined four possible options for the future of Internet governance for world leaders to consider at a November "Information...
  • Red Alert... list of Left groups plan to surround the Whitehouse on Sept 24th

    07/14/2005 12:53:28 PM PDT · by Thunder90 · 127 replies · 8,101+ views
    Here is the list so far for sponcers to this hate America fest: ANSWER Code Pink UFPJ NION Al Awda World Workers Party Ruckas Revolutionary Communist party Moveon.org ACORN Campus Antiwar Network International Socialist Org Greens Party Muslim Student Association CPUSA
  • Recent News! They discover proof that Atlantis did not submerge complete but only one part...

    01/06/2005 11:36:29 AM PST · by Maria Fdez-Valmayor · 64 replies · 7,946+ views
    Atlantis News Agency. APP. EFE. AFP. Madrid. Spain. ^ | 01-06-2005 | Antonio Beltrán Martinez
    Recent News! They discover proof that Atlantis did not submerge complete but only one part...By Salvador Morales. Atlantis News Agency. Madrid, Spain. 01-06-2005. The Spanish investigator and scriptologist, Georgeos Diaz-Montexano, has discovered paleographical proofs that in fact the island or peninsula (Nêsos) denominated like Atlantis or Atlantic, it was divided in two parts below the sea. To date all atlantologists and students of the Timaeus and the Critias de Plato had thought that in texts of the Greek philosophist narrated the collapse of the all island or Atlantis peninsula, nevertheless, Georgeos Diaz-Montexano has reviewed the oldest texts known writings in...
  • FOX NEWS, John Podesta, "Hillary, as the VP..."

    11/18/2004 5:44:54 AM PST · by bannie · 28 replies · 2,753+ views
    Fox News ^ | 19 NOV 94 | self
    THIS AM...on Fox News, Podesta was being interviewed about the library. When asked about the extend of the displays about shillery, he said that...she was important..."as the vice president." He didn't say, "as was the vice president."
  • CNN's Inside politics report that Rove offered Nelson (D. Ne) Sec of Agriculture..Rove is BRILLIANT

    11/17/2004 1:01:51 PM PST · by ken5050 · 225 replies · 12,412+ views
    INside politics..CNN
    Judy (hmmm?) Woodruff just had a report that Karl Rove had offered Nebraska Sen Ben Nelson the post of Secretary of Agriculture. Nelson is up in 2006...and facing a hard race from popular GOP Gov Mike Johanns. Nelson is among the most conservative of Senate Dems..Does this make sense, because Nelson votes with the GOP on most of the key issues..?
  • UN Security Council to Discuss Sudan

    11/18/2004 5:11:23 AM PST · by Haro_546 · 6 replies · 626+ views
    The Guardian ^ | Thursday November 18, 2004 11:46 AM | CHRIS TOMLINSON
    NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) - U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan urged the Security Council on Thursday to issue ``the strongest warning'' to the forces fighting in Sudan to bring an end to the civil wars there. Annan's comments were made to Security Council members in Kenya's capital, where they have begun extraordinary meetings on the violence and humanitarian crisis in Sudan. ``I regret to report that the security situation in (the western region of) Darfur continued to deteriorate despite the cease-fire agreement signed earlier,'' Annan said. ``Both the government and its militias as well as the rebel groups have breached these...
  • Democrats Question Kerry's Campaign Funds

    11/18/2004 5:04:46 AM PST · by Hawk44 · 21 replies · 1,842+ views
    Yahoo ^ | 11/18/2004 | Ron Fournier
    WASHINGTON - Democratic Party leaders said Wednesday they want to know why Sen. John Kerry (news - web sites) ended his presidential campaign with more than $15 million in the bank, money that could have helped Democratic candidates across the country. Some said he will be pressured to give the money to Democratic campaign committees rather than save it for a potential White House bid in 2008. "Democrats are questioning why he sat on so much money that could have helped him defeat George Bush (news - web sites) or helped down-ballot races, many of which could have gone our...
  • Clinton 'Elvis' Library to Include Monica

    11/14/2004 5:58:21 PM PST · by hope · 63 replies · 2,329+ views
    News Max ^ | 11-14-04
    Reprinted from NewsMax.com Sunday, Nov. 14, 2004 5:45 p.m. ESTClinton 'Elvis' Library to Include Monica As Bill Clinton's library is unveiled at a gala opening this week, one thing is certain: His messy legacy will be on full display. One alcove will be dedicated to impeachment, and organizers have promised not to sidestep even Monica Lewinsky or Paula Jones. The 58-year-old political superstar is expected to draw hundreds of thousands of visitors a year to his library. "Bill Clinton is a rock star," said Skip Rutherford, head of Clinton's nonprofit foundation that built the $165 million library. "He is Elvis."...
  • The Long View (Betcha didn't know Hillary's an Evangelical Christian!)

    11/16/2004 7:02:43 AM PST · by EA_Man · 326 replies · 6,032+ views
    NRO ^ | 11/15/2005 | Rob Long
    From "Light the Lamp!": The monthly newsletter of the Holy Flame Pentecostal Church of Little Rock, Ark. We welcome back to the area Senator Hillary Clinton (D., N.Y.), who has been spending so much time here in Little Rock lately that she's practically joined the church choir! "I'm here spending time at my husband's library," she told the Lamp when we caught up with her after a Sunday camp meeting, "and of course, I always take time to worship God in as evangelical a way as is feasible, given time and location constraints. As you know, I consider myself an...
  • The Long View

    11/18/2004 4:19:27 AM PST · by solsrchr2 · 46 replies · 1,982+ views
    By Rob Long EDITOR'S NOTE: This article appears in the November 29, 2004, issue of National Review. Church Newsletters From All Over From "Light the Lamp!": The monthly newsletter of the Holy Flame Pentecostal Church of Little Rock, Ark. We welcome back to the area Senator Hillary Clinton (D., N.Y.), who has been spending so much time here in Little Rock lately that she's practically joined the church choir! "I'm here spending time at my husband's library," she told the Lamp when we caught up with her after a Sunday camp meeting, "and of course, I always take time to...
  • The "nuclear option" will be used only for Supreme Court Nominees (last paragraph)

    11/18/2004 4:00:02 AM PST · by neverdem · 23 replies · 1,561+ views
    Congressional Quarterly ^ | Nov. 17, 2004 | NA
    (The) "nuclear option," (is) a parliamentary maneuver to effectively change Senate rules so that only a simple majority is needed to end a filibuster of a judicial nominee. Majority Leader Bill Frist, R-Tenn., said he has not decided whether he would invoke that option next year. Robert F. Bennett, R-Utah, the chief deputy majority whip, said such a move would occur only if Democrats filibuster a Supreme Court nomination. It's the last paragraph in the source link.
  • Blocking Specter

    11/13/2004 2:56:30 PM PST · by El Oviedo · 39 replies · 1,012+ views
    Opinion - Townhall.com, ^ | November 13, 2004 | Robert Novak
    WASHINGTON -- The Senate Republican leadership is considering a two-year waiver to delay Sen. Orrin Hatch's removal as Judiciary Committee chairman because of term limits, thereby forestalling Sen. Arlen Specter's succession to the post. Specter has almost entirely backed down from his exuberant post-election comments warning President Bush that no foe of the Roe v. Wade abortion decision would be confirmed for the Supreme Court. Nevertheless, pro-life activists and other conservatives still suspect what course Specter would take as chairman and want to keep him out of that position. An argument for giving Hatch a waiver is the fact that...
  • Specter on Fox News Nov 12, 11:55 CST

    11/12/2004 11:22:21 AM PST · by ImpeachActivistJudges · 12 replies · 461+ views
    Fox News Channel | Nov 12, 2004 | Interview
    Specter: It was not a warning but a statement of political fact that since the Democrats have filibustered so much in the past that that could be a problem in the future. With respect to my own position with respect to pro life nominees I have made it plain over the years that I have no litmus test and I back that up by voting for pro life nominees. When Chief Justice Rhenquist came up for confirmation in 1986 he had already voted against Roe vs Wade in 1973 but I voted to confirm him. I voted to confirm Justice...
  • Tide Runs Against Specter = Uproar Continues Over Comments on Federal Judges

    11/10/2004 4:51:01 AM PST · by El Oviedo · 12 replies · 783+ views
    The Hill News ^ | November 10, 2004 | Alexander Bolton
    Conservative opposition to Sen. Arlen Specter’s (R-Pa.) becoming chairman of the Judiciary Committee has mushroomed, to the dismay of Senate leaders who hoped it would fade, The Hill has learned. Many conservatives were outraged by Specter’s comments after being reelected to a fifth term last week, when he said it is unlikely that the Senate would confirm judges who would overturn Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 Supreme Court decision legalizing abortion. Specter’s post-election statement that judicial nominees who oppose abortion rights may have a hard time getting confirmed has put Majority Leader Bill Frist (R-Tenn.) and Specter’s junior colleague,...
  • An ominous Specter

    11/08/2004 11:47:29 PM PST · by El Oviedo · 4 replies · 206+ views
    Townhall.com ^ | November 9, 2004 | Thomas Sowell
    As the hearings went on, it became clear that Senator Specter's agenda was also more important to him than the Constitution's separation of powers, for the Senator was clearly judging Judge Bork not on his high qualifications but on whether or not he was likely to uphold policies that Senator Specter liked. He demanded to know "where's the predictability in Judge Bork." He asked: "Where's the assurances for this committee and the Senate of where you'll be?" Judges in general, and Justices of the Supreme court in particular, are supposed to be impartial and independent in judging the specific merits...