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  • Sasha and Malia Obama 'Learn What They Live' (Extravagances enjoyed without embarrassment)

    03/29/2013 5:46:57 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 86 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 03/29/2013 | Jeannie DeAngelis
    If it's really true that "children learn what they live," then the First Daughters are learning how to be highbrow aristocrats whose extravagances are enjoyed without embarrassment, in full view and at the expense of the suffering. That's right, "the suffering," because notwithstanding the onslaught of Obamaganda, most people in America today, thanks to Sasha and Malia's Dad, are suffering in one way or another. Meanwhile, when it comes to showering themselves with the perks of the good life, the Obamas exercise zero restraint. In fact, three months into the second term, they're actually outdoing themselves. Not only that, but...
  • Occupy Wall Street National Day of Action: Live Updates From Downtown Manhattan

    11/17/2011 3:07:10 AM PST · by M. Thatcher · 333 replies · 1+ views
    Village Voice ^ | 11/17/11 | Steven Thrasher
    Today is November 17, the two month anniversary since Occupy Wall Street began. Protestors have declared today to be an International Day of Action, calling for people to "occupy their block," to "shut down Wall Street" starting at 7:00 AM, and to "occupy the subway" starting at 3:00 PM. We have been hearing that protestors, and the NYPD, will be amassing all over the city today, and will be live blogging dispatches from our own Village Voice staff writers Rosie Gray (@_rosiegray) and Nick Pinto (@macfathom), as well as photographer C.S. Muncy (@CSMuncyPhoto), who are on the scene through out...
  • Study: New grads prefer Facebook access to higher salary

    11/10/2011 5:50:32 PM PST · by matt1234 · 27 replies
    metro.us ^ | November 09, 2011 | CASSANDRA GARRISON
    New grads are facing the highest unemployment rate that they've ever had to deal with. It's no wonder we are hearing cries on the subject from the early 20's crowd, including many protesters down at Occupy Wall Street. A new study, though, could raise some eyebrows over their priorities when it comes to careers. --SNIP-- About 56 percent of the 2,800 students and young professionals polled across the globe are so turned off by the idea of logging out that they would most likely turn down or ignore a job offer from a company that banned those social networking sites....
  • The 99%: Official list of Occupy Wall Street’s supporters, sponsors and sympathizers

    11/01/2011 4:01:20 PM PDT · by Just4Him · 9 replies
    PJ Media ^ | October 31, 2011 | Zombie
    The Occupy Wall Street movement has received so much media coverage in recent weeks that it’s nearly impossible to keep abreast of all the developments. So many endorsements and criticisms coming from all directions enter the news cycle in such rapid succession that even the most dedicated news junkies may have missed out on many of the pronouncements. Supporters and detractors of OWS both might find it useful to have a handy all-inclusive list of who has endorsed or embraced the protest. To satisfy that demand, we hereby present a list of groups, organizations, individuals and entities that have expressed...
  • Occupy Wall Street protesters have amassed $230,000 and supplies

    10/16/2011 12:12:57 PM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 39 replies
    NY Post ^ | 10-16-11 | MELISSA KLEIN, JENNIFER BAIN and AARON FEIS
    The Wall Street protesters have amassed a $230,000 war chest and a warehouse full of supplies for their long-haul campaign. And the money continues to pour in -- through online donations, money orders and about $1,000 a day dropped in a plastic jug and paint buckets in Zuccotti Park. Occupy Wall Street has also been flooded with goods -- everything from peanut butter to tampons -- at a rate of about 100-400 new packages a day that has overwhelmed the local UPS branch. Most of the supplies are being stashed in a United Federation of Teachers storage facility near the...
  • Nazi occupation of Wall street by liberal fascist parasite bums

    10/10/2011 3:42:04 PM PDT · by mainestategop · 15 replies
    youtube ^ | Mainestategop
    All over america, bums illegal aliens Islamic Jihadists moochers pedophiles drunks addicts anarchists and other low life bottom feeders who make up the scum of society have been rallying and demanding the end of capitlism and freedom and in place a socialist dictatorship. Their unacceptable demands include a 20$ minimum wage, the collapse of our system, environmental laws, open borders, government restrictions on constitutionally guaranteed free speech/press and gun ownership and solidarity with Islam. With few exception the police have been quiet and done nothing when these gatherings spread into private property and/or become violent. Nudity, drug activity and public...
  • Jury Finds Mark Kerrigan Guilty Of Assault & Battery

    05/25/2011 10:13:46 AM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 12 replies
    boston.cbslocal.com ^ | May 25, 2011
    WOBURN (CBS/AP) – A jury found Mark Kerrigan not guilty of manslaughter Wednesday in the 2010 death of his father, but found him guilty on the lesser charge of assault and battery. Mark Kerrigan was charged with involuntary manslaughter in the death of his 70-year-old father, Daniel Kerrigan. He faced up to 20 years in prison. Sentencing will be Thursday at 9 a.m. He remains in custody. A jury in Woburn Superior Court deliberated a little over 12 hours Monday and Tuesday. Deliberations resumed Wednesday morning. A verdict was reached around 11:30 a.m. Prosecutors claimed Kerrigan caused his father’s death...
  • Phoebe Prince bullies live in fear amid death threats

    04/07/2010 5:31:20 PM PDT · by Niuhuru · 93 replies · 2,174+ views
    Irish Central ^ | Tuesday, April 6, 2010, 9:15 PM | By ANTOINETTE KELLY,
    Three of the nine teenagers accused of driving 15-year-old Irish immigrant Phoebe Prince to commit suicide have been ordered to stay away from her family. Sean Mulveyhill, 17, Austin Renaud, 18, and Kayla Narey, 17, were all freed today on personal recognizances as long as they left Phoebe's heartborken family alone. Judge Judd Carheart made the ruling in a brief arraignment which the three teenagers did not attend.
  • UC protesters invoke Free Speech Movement

    12/02/2009 9:26:33 PM PST · by SmithL · 8 replies · 443+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 12/2/9 | Nanette Asimov, Chronicle Staff Writer
    The Free Speech Movement lives on at UC Berkeley - 45 years to the day after a barefoot, 21-year-old student named Mario Savio energized thousands from atop a police car by exhorting them to do all they could to stop the administration's restrictive policies. Today the issue is less about freedom of speech than about freedom of access to a quality education, as thousands of students have protested rising tuition, employee layoffs and course cutbacks in recent weeks. "We're the ones fighting for this to be a public university that everyone can afford!" Ronald Cruz, a Berkeley activist, told a...
  • 'Taking Woodstock' set to start (Barf alert - another baby boomers are great movie)

    08/06/2008 8:00:21 AM PDT · by Publius804 · 45 replies · 1,140+ views
    Variety ^ | Aug. 5, 2008 | Michael Fleming
    'Taking Woodstock' set to start Emile Hirsch, Demetri Martin to star in Ang Lee pic By MICHAEL FLEMING Focus Features will begin production late this month on "Taking Woodstock," scripted by James Schamus and to be directed by Ang Lee. Lee's ensemble cast includes Emile Hirsch, Imelda Staunton and Liev Schreiber. Pic is an adaptation of the memoir of Elliot Tiber, who played a role in helping the historic 1969 music fest unfold on his neighbor's farm (Daily Variety, April 22). Less than a month ago, Focus had been thinking about postponing the start of production over concerns that a...
  • Five dead after car crashes off end of private airstrip

    01/26/2008 10:13:45 PM PST · by dayglored · 81 replies · 351+ views
    CNN.com ^ | Sat Jan 26, 2008 | (none given)
    (CNN) -- Five young men died Saturday when the car they were in drove off the end of a private airstrip near Ocala, Florida, became airborne for 200 feet and slammed into an oak tree, authorities said. "This had to be the worst vehicle crash that I have ever seen during my career," said Randy Robinson, a spokesman for the Emergency Medical Services Alliance with 27 years on the job. The 2008 BMW was split in two in the wreck, which happened at 3:45 a.m., said Lt. Mike Burroughs, a spokesman for the Florida Highway Patrol Troop B. He told...
  • Blame It on Mr. Rogers: Why Young Adults Feel So Entitled

    07/05/2007 4:05:03 PM PDT · by fgoodwin · 20 replies · 1,276+ views
    Wall Street Journal ^ | July 5, 2007 | JEFF ZASLOW
    Fred Rogers, the late TV icon, told several generations of children that they were "special" just for being whoever they were. He meant well, and he was a sterling role model in many ways. But what often got lost in his self-esteem-building patter was the idea that being special comes from working hard and having high expectations for yourself. Now Mr. Rogers, like Dr. Spock before him, has been targeted for re-evaluation. And he's not the only one. As educators and researchers struggle to define the new parameters of parenting, circa 2007, some are revisiting the language of child ego-boosting....
  • Marry young: matrimony is wasted on the old

    04/20/2007 9:05:58 AM PDT · by qam1 · 65 replies · 2,036+ views
    Timesonline UK ^ | 4/16/07 | Mary Kenny
    If it is the received opinion that Prince William and Kate Middleton were too young to be wed, then I would suggest that the received opinion is in error. Indeed, if it is the young Prince’s own view that 24 is too young to be married, then I would suggest this may be a mistake. The mid-twenties are a perfect time for a young couple to be married. Indeed, at 25, a woman is already past the peak of her biological fertility, which occurs at the age of 23. It has become the custom among the middle classes not to...
  • Made in the USA: Spoiled brats (Why the most blessed people in the world do nothing but complain)

    11/20/2006 8:56:18 AM PST · by SirLinksalot · 59 replies · 3,294+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | 11/20/2006 | Craig Smith
    Made in the USA: Spoiled brats -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Posted: November 20, 2006 The other day I was reading Newsweek magazine and came across some poll data I found rather hard to believe. It must be true given the source, right? The same magazine that employs Michael (Qurans in the toilets at Gitmo) Isikoff. Here I promised myself this week I would be nice and I start off in this way. Oh what a mean man I am. The Newsweek poll alleges that 67 percent of Americans are unhappy with the direction the country is headed and 69 percent of the country...
  • Underage, overindulgent teens drawn to N.Y. clubs

    07/30/2006 1:56:33 PM PDT · by Coleus · 65 replies · 4,727+ views
    NorthJersey.com ^ | 07.30.06 | SHAWN BOBURG and DAVID A. MICHAELS
    A bouncer at Spirit, a club on West 27th Street in Manhattan, checking young women's IDs. Many say underage patrons have no trouble getting in. The velvet rope outside one of Manhattan's trendiest nightclubs was but a gateway for Michael, a 19-year-old from Long Island.  Followed by his four male friends, all 19 or 20, he sashayed past a stagnant line of 50 people waiting outside Mood NY during the early morning hours Saturday. From a pocket inside his black sports jacket, he pulled out his Bank of America credit card and whispered to the bouncer that he planned...
  • Tampa Devil Rays Prospect Hits Umpire With Bat

    05/09/2006 2:23:35 PM PDT · by Imnotalib · 47 replies · 1,556+ views
    FoxNews.com ^ | May 9, 2006 | AP
    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Tampa Bay prospect Delmon Young, who plays for the Triple-A Durham Bulls, was suspended for 50 games without pay by the International League on Tuesday for throwing a bat that hit a replacement umpire in the chest. IL president Randy Mobley said he believed the suspension was the longest in the league's 123-year history. Young was the No. 1 overall pick in the 2003 draft and was chosen the 2005 minor league player of the year by Baseball America. His brother is Detroit Tigers star Dmitri Young. "The Tampa Bay Devil Rays fully support the decision,"...
  • US generals call for Rumsfeld’s ouster [Leftism behind the effort exposed.]

    04/15/2006 3:24:04 AM PDT · by familyop · 134 replies · 3,020+ views
    The Daily Telegraph (India) ^ | 14APR06 | ALEC RUSSELL
    Washington, April 14: A whispering campaign against Donald Rumsfeld has burst into the open with two generals who helped him plan the Iraq war denouncing his leadership and calling on him to resign. Major General John Batiste, who commanded a division in Iraq last year, became the fourth recently-retired general to attack the defence secretary for his handling of the war and demand new faces at the Pentagon. “I believe we need a fresh start at the Pentagon,” he told CNN, adding that many of his peers agreed. “It speaks volumes that guys like me are speaking out from retirement...
  • Students Throw Petrol Bombs at Police as Job Protests Heat Up (French Students overturn cars)

    03/16/2006 5:54:17 PM PST · by CheyennePress · 42 replies · 894+ views
    Demonstrators overturned cars and threw petrol bombs at police who repelled them with tear gas and water cannon as a show of force by French students against the government over job reforms turned increasingly violent Thursday evening. Demonstrators clashed with police at 7:00 pm (1800 GMT) when hundreds gathered on the city's Place de la Sorbonne square in the Latin quarter following a protest march. Protestors also vandalised cafes amid scenes that left the area veiled in tear gas fumes and a bookshop in flames on the square, located near departments of the Sorbonne University. At least one car was...
  • College Class President Charged in Robbery

    12/13/2005 12:46:10 PM PST · by Paved Paradise · 62 replies · 1,248+ views
    Breitbart.Com ^ | 12-13-05 | Mark Scolforo
    BETHLEHEM, Pa. - As Lehigh University students prepared for final exams this week, they found themselves grappling with the news that the sophomore class president had been arrested for allegedly robbing a bank. "I didn't believe it when I first heard it," Kathryn Susman, an 18- year-old freshman engineering student from Hereford, Md., said Monday. The robbery occurred Friday afternoon. Authorities said Greg Hogan, 19, handed a note to a teller at a Wachovia Bank branch, saying he had a gun and wanted money. Hogan, the son of a Baptist minister, was picked up at his fraternity house later that...
  • Kids say they're stressed out, and parents aren't helping

    11/24/2005 10:18:44 PM PST · by Coleus · 17 replies · 775+ views
    North Jersey Newspapers ^ | 10.27.05 | MAKEBA SCOTT HUNTER
    Kids say they're stressed out, and parents aren't helping To view the KidsPoll, visit http://www.nahec.org/KidsPoll/ If you remember childhood as a time of careless, carefree fun, a recent study indicates that either the times have changed or memory is selective.Asked about their feelings on stress, 875 U.S. children between the ages of 9 and 13 revealed that being a kid, at times, is stressful. KidsHealth.org, a leading pediatric health and wellness Web site, conducted the KidsPoll and released the findings Oct. 12."We live in a pretty fast-paced, high achievement-oriented culture, so kids and adults are over-scheduled, over-committed and overly booked,...
  • TV review: The Princes of Malibu

    07/11/2005 9:11:18 AM PDT · by Mr. K · 9 replies · 800+ views
    Netscape News ^ | 07/11/2005 | Reuters/Hollywood Reporter
    LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - If you watch it solely as a cartoon and take nothing in it as even remotely genuine, Fox's "The Princes of Malibu" has some modest -- albeit wholly contrived -- entertainment value. So much for the positives. To say that this purported "reality" series is humiliating to mega-successful music producer David Foster would be the understatement of the young summer. He must be as clueless as his denial-driven, enabling wife Linda Thompson to have allowed cameras and microphones to be scattered around his $40 million, 22-acre Malibu digs so as to capture his ineffectual and...
  • Disappointment over pope: 'They have taken my Lord'

    04/30/2005 6:13:13 AM PDT · by madprof98 · 81 replies · 1,283+ views
    Atlanta Journal-Constitution ^ | April 30, 2005 | Lalor Cadley
    I was strolling through the St. Vincent de Paul thrift shop when the news came over the television that a new pope had been chosen. I felt a chill go through me and followed an urge to leave the store before his name was announced. My reaction surprised me. It had been years since I'd felt bound by what came down from Rome, yet clearly what happened there still mattered to me. Hours later, when I heard the news that Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger had been chosen, my heart sank. Ratzinger, now Pope Benedict XVI, was the head of the Congregation...
  • At parade, protesters to turn backs on Bush [AP 'Inauguration Parade' info]

    12/15/2004 6:29:06 AM PST · by johnny7 · 14 replies · 564+ views
    AP ^ | Dec. 15, 2004 | un-named
    WASHINGTON - (AP) -- No buttons, signs or unusual dress will distinguish the protesters from the thousands who will line the inaugural parade route next month, but at a set time, they say they will demonstrate against President Bush -- by turning their backs on the chief executive.Coupled with the widely expected pomp and pageantry of a presidential inauguration are demonstrations by protesters angered by Bush's policies, in particular the war in Iraq. Getting ready for Jan. 20, 2005, various groups are using websites, e-mail, fliers and word of mouth to urge thousands of demonstrators to gather in the nation's...
  • Two Gotti sons beaten at mall

    11/16/2004 3:26:46 PM PST · by 4.1O dana super trac pak · 92 replies · 7,063+ views
    New York Post ^ | Richard Johnson
    Victoria Gotti's sons Carmine, 18 and John, 17, took a beating last weekend after they allegedly harassed a 15-year-old girl at a Long Island mall.The 17-year-old brother of the aggrieved girl delivered a beat-down to the Gotti boys after they "pinched her butt and made disgusting comments" at the Roosevelt Field Mall on Saturday, says our source.The enraged brother and two of his friends approached the Gottis and their 10-person crew after his sister complained about their boorish behavior."Next thing you know this kid was really beating the c--p out of Carmine," a witness to the melee told PAGE SIX....
  • Suddenly, everyone's turning against us Baby Boomers

    09/14/2004 10:06:03 AM PDT · by qam1 · 355 replies · 9,999+ views
    Richmond Times Dispatch ^ | 9/14/04 | RAY MCALLISTER
    Whoa! What's happening? Why are people turning on us? We're the Baby Boomers, you know. The Mighty Boomers. We invented everything from money to music to sex, did we not? Nothing good ever happened until we came along. Now people are turning on us. We Baby Boomers are being made to feel . . . guilty. Ridiculous, isn't it? People have tried to make us feel guilty before. They said we consumed too much. Or we were too shallow. Or we only thought about ourselves. Excuuuuse me. Who should we think about? Somebody else? All that was just jealousy. Even...
  • Britons won't fight for country: poll

    09/13/2004 10:44:07 AM PDT · by demlosers · 70 replies · 1,564+ views
    the Australian ^ | September 13, 2004
    Source: AFP From corespondents in London ONLY one in five young Britons would fight unconditionally for their country, while a similar number would refuse to take up arms "under any circumstances", according to a poll published today. The poll results are likely to worry policymakers, as they show a level of scepticism about military action that has not been seen since the 1930s, according to The Times, which published the survey. The newspaper added that the exposure brought by British troop involvement in Afghanistan and Iraq "has decreased support for the call to take up arms". According to The Times,...
  • Celebs Join MoveOn in Making Anti-Bush Ads (Hollywood Left Alert)

    08/24/2004 5:28:08 PM PDT · by Jacob Kell · 21 replies · 850+ views
    Associated Press (by way of FOXNews.com) ^ | August 24, 2004 | Associated Press
    SAN FRANCISCO — "Bourne Supremacy" star Matt Damon (search), "Lost in Translation" actress Scarlett Johansson (search) and other celebrity artists are donating their talents -- not just their cash -- to an online effort to unseat President Bush. The Internet political group MoveOn.org on Tuesday premieres 10 new anti-Bush ads created by award-winning directors and starring popular Hollywood actors. An independent group not connected directly to Democratic candidate John Kerry (search), MoveOn has promised an unconventional approach to the election.
  • 7 reasons men cheat

    08/02/2004 10:33:37 PM PDT · by El Conservador · 132 replies · 5,707+ views
    Match.com ^ | August 2, 2004 | Tom Milnes
    When it comes to relationships the adage "cheaters never prosper" seems to say it all, but as many women know, men are often interested in more than prosperity. How do things get to the point where he might cheat on you? After all, you're an attractive, funny, sexy and smart woman. You should be enough for him, right? In an ideal world, yes — but when was the last time your world was ideal? Not recently, if you can relate in the least bit to the sting of infidelity. There are numerous reasons why men may endanger a relationship by...
  • Kerry's Celebrity Fund-Raiser Is a Huge Bash. Meryl Streep opines.

    07/09/2004 7:13:46 AM PDT · by dennisw · 99 replies · 3,449+ views
    nyt ^ | Published: July 9, 2004 | By JODI WILGOREN
    Kerry's Celebrity Fund-Raiser Is a Huge Bash European Pressphoto AgencyJohn Kerry played the guitar with John Fogerty at the conclusion of a concert and fundraiser held at Radio City Music Hall on Thursday. By JODI WILGORENPublished: July 9, 2004 star-studded salute to Senators John Kerry and John Edwards Thursday night at Radio City Music Hall slid into an unsparing skewering of the Bush administration, with actors and comedians denouncing the president as a liar, making off-color jokes about his name, and accusing him of risking soldiers' lives for political gain.The racy Hollywood humor and harsh attacks were a sharp shift...
  • Animal activists charged with terrorism

    05/27/2004 11:25:26 AM PDT · by Freemeorkillme · 7 replies · 419+ views
    The Star Ledger ^ | Thursday, May 27, 2004 | JOHN P. MARTIN AND BRIAN T. MURRAY
    <p>Federal authorities in New Jersey and three other states charged members of an animal rights organization yesterday with domestic terrorism after a probe into what they said has been a surge in crimes by militant activists fighting to stop product testing on animals.</p>
  • Teen party video raises moral, ethical questions

    05/16/2004 8:44:37 PM PDT · by arjay · 21 replies · 862+ views
    Dayton Daily News ^ | May 16, 2004 | Mary McCarty
    COMMENTARY Teen party video raises moral, ethical questions By Mary McCarty Dayton Daily News "Did she do the right thing?" After all the buzz surrounding the infamous Bellbrook videotape — which recorded underage drinking and drug use during a five-day series of parties in November — it boils down to this one question. Nearly everybody agrees that drinking and drug use are a problem at Bellbrook High School, as they are at nearly every American high school. Nearly everybody agrees that it's not a new problem. What's different about this case, what has made it the talk of the town...
  • Teens rebel against quarantine (SARS)

    05/29/2003 9:55:45 AM PDT · by Grig · 46 replies · 504+ views
    Globe & Mail ^ | Thursday, May 29, 2003 | CAROLINE ALPHONSO
    Public health officials struggled to keep about 1,500 teenagers in quarantine yesterday, a task that proved insurmountable when some left their confinement to have fun. On the first day of quarantine for students of Father Michael McGivney Catholic Academy, just north of Toronto, one was already out shopping, while another invited friends to a concert where he was going to be playing last night. Murray McQuigge, a spokesman for York Region's public health department, knows all too well that grounding an entire school without any supervision is far from easy. "I'm sure that after this the parents of those kids...
  • Road Rage Crash Blamed on '2 Stubborn People'

    04/29/2003 12:21:56 PM PDT · by new cruelty · 131 replies · 972+ views
    AP ^ | April 29, 2003
    BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. (AP) _ Police are blaming a road rage crash on that left a passenger dead and three children without a father on "two stubborn people" who wouldn't back down. Now both drivers face possible criminal charges. Mark Raymond Bair, 29, of Brooklyn Park, was released from jail Tuesday pending a formal complaint. The other driver, Beth Ann Rademacher, 24, of Champlin, was being treated at North Memorial Medical Center for her injuries. Precisely what sparked the deadly confrontation on Sunday afternoon is still a matter of investigation, but Bair told police that Rademacher had cut him off,...
  • Dixie Chicks slated to appear on NBC's Saturday Night Live tonight and on ABC's PrimeTime Thursday

    04/19/2003 8:12:18 PM PDT · by Zacs Mom · 11 replies · 350+ views
    From NBC Saturday Night Live : MATTHEW McCONAUGHEY/DIXIE CHICKS11:30pm 2003-04-19Matthew McConaughey hosts Saturday Night Livewith musical guests Dixie Chicks. TV-14    From The Washington Times: The Dixie Chicks, recently boycotted by country music fans after lead singer Natalie Maines said she was "ashamed" of President Bush, will be featured on ABC's "Primetime" on Thursday to tell their side of the story. 
  • DIXIE CHICK - A SOLDIER'S REPLY

    04/09/2003 4:46:49 PM PDT · by Elkiejg · 49 replies · 539+ views
    private email ^ | 3/15/03 | Lt. Layne McDowell
    Letter from radio station website in Lubbock, TX home of the Dixie Chick that spewed forth about our president: Name: LT Layne McDowell Date: 03/15/03 Time: 01:54:49 PM Comment: An open letter to the Dixie Chicks Earlier this week, while performing in London, you stated that you were ashamed that our President is from your home state. I wonder if you realized how many Americans would be listening. This American was listening. This Texan is ashamed that you come from my state. I serve my country as an officer in the United States Navy. Specifically, I fly F-14 Tomcats off...
  • King Boys' convictions in dad's killing thrown out/overturned

    10/17/2002 9:00:05 PM PDT · by JenGWL · 8 replies · 310+ views
    CNN.COM ^ | Thursday, October 17, 2002 | Associated Press
    <p>PENSACOLA, Florida (CNN) -- A judge Thursday threw out the convictions of two teenage boys found guilty of beating their father to death with a baseball bat.</p> <p>The ruling by Circuit Judge Frank Bell was just the latest twist in a case that has already tested legal precedent.</p>
  • D.C. Chapter to Counter-Protest Anti-Capitalist Demonstrators on Saturday 9/28/02

    09/27/2002 5:20:59 AM PDT · by kristinn · 56 replies · 562+ views
    D.C. Chapter ^ | Friday, September 27, 2002 | Kristinn
    The D.C. Chapter of Free Republic invites all FReepers and lurkers in good standing to join us tomorrow as we peacefully counter-protest anti-capitalist demonstrators in Washington, D.C.We will gather at the corner of 15th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. That is about one block from the site of their noon rally at the Washington Monument. After 1 p.m. we will fan out along their parade route.Our demonstration is in favor of capitalism, private property rights and the United States of America. We will not be demonstrating in favor of the World Bank and IMF.As...