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  • Ronald Reagan: DAMN Proud to Be Irish!

    03/17/2013 7:38:52 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 20 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 17 March 2013 | Reaganite Republican
    As House Speaker for 6/8 of the Reagan years, bombastic spendaholic Tip O'Neill was one of the fiercest opponents of the Gipper's entire agenda, fighting it tooth-and-nail to the end. He even called Reagan a 'cheerleader for selfishness' and went so far as to personally attack him as 'most ignorant man that has ever inhabited the White House'. Not one to be easily outwitted -but showing considerably more class and good humor- Reagan observed parallels between the blobular O'Neill and the then-trendy Pac-Man video game, as'a round thing that gobbles up money'. Yet despite the professional animosity, Reagan often said the two were 'friends after 6pm'... and...
  • MrArbitrage on Wall Street & Intel: "This one goes to eleven".

    01/15/2010 4:31:07 PM PST · by publius321 · 282+ views
    (A half-decent column by MrArbitrage) "...It reminds me of a scene from the cult classic film “This is Spinal Tap” where Nigel, the heavy metal guitarist is showing off his custom Marshall amplifier to the interviewer (Rob Reiner). As Nigel boasts about how other amplifiers only go to 10 while -his- goes to 11. Reiner asks “Nigel” the question...".
  • Tornado Warning for St. Louis

    06/06/2008 12:32:39 PM PDT · by kc8ukw · 33 replies · 212+ views
    NWS ^ | June 6, 2008 | NWS
    TORNADO WARNING ILC133-163-MOC099-189-510-062000- /O.NEW.KLSX.TO.W.0053.080606T1921Z-080606T2000Z/ BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED TORNADO WARNING NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ST LOUIS MO 221 PM CDT FRI JUN 6 2008 THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ST LOUIS HAS ISSUED A * TORNADO WARNING FOR... NORTHEASTERN JEFFERSON COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL MISSOURI SOUTHERN ST. LOUIS COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL MISSOURI SOUTHERN ST. LOUIS CITY IN EAST CENTRAL MISSOURI NORTHWESTERN MONROE COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST ILLINOIS WESTERN ST. CLAIR COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST ILLINOIS * UNTIL 300 PM CDT * AT 217 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WITH STRONG ROTATION 6 MILES SOUTHWEST OF HIGH...
  • Guard To St. Louis, Heat Deaths Rise

    07/20/2006 6:44:01 PM PDT · by blam · 18 replies · 607+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | 7-20-2006 | Cheryl Whittaker
    Guard to St. Louis, heat deaths rise By CHERYL WITTENAUER, Associated Press Writer AP Photo: Customers battle long lines as well as heat at the gas pumps in St. Louis,... ST. LOUIS - The governor sent in the National Guard to evacuate people from their sweltering homes Thursday after storms knocked out power to more than half a million St. Louis-area households and businesses in the middle of a deadly heat wave. With forecasters expecting another day of 100-degree heat, utility crews raced to restore electricity, and Gov. Matt Blunt declared a state of emergency, granting the mayor's request to...
  • Bush caught out by open microphone

    07/17/2006 3:57:32 AM PDT · by Dundee · 135 replies · 4,826+ views
    The Australian ^ | July 17, 2006
    Bush caught out by open microphone US President George W. Bush has been caught out making candid comments on the Middle East crisis by an open microphone at a summit in the Russian city of Saint Petersburg. Mr Bush was caught saying that a key to defusing the Middle East crisis was for "Hezbollah to stop doing this s**t". "What they need to do is get Syria to get Hizbollah to stop doing this s**t, and it's over," Bush told British Prime Minister Tony Blair at a leaders' lunch at the Group of Eight industrial countries gathering here. The president...
  • Cape St. George Wraps up Mission in North Persian Gulf

    03/10/2006 3:54:46 PM PST · by SandRat · 2 replies · 227+ views
    Navy NewsStand ^ | Ensign Robin Roberts
    ABOARD USS CAPE ST. GEORGE (NNS) -- The British staff of Combined Task Force (CTF) 58 debarked USS Cape St. George (CG 71) March 1 after commanding 72 days of successful maritime security operations (MSO) in the North Persian Gulf from aboard the Norfolk-based cruiser. Royal Navy Commodore Bruce Williams, commander, CTF 58 and his staff lead maritime security operations and the protection of two Iraqi oil terminals responsible for more than 90 percent of Iraq’s exported oil. For more than two months, Williams led the task force from aboard his flagship – Cape St. George. “It is with great...
  • USS Cape St. George Boarding Team Assists Mariners, Helps Maintain Security in Persian Gulf

    03/06/2006 3:53:36 PM PST · by SandRat · 4 replies · 400+ views
    Navy NewsStand ^ | USS Cape St. George Public Affairs
    ABOARD USS CAPE ST. GEORGE (NNS) -- USS Cape. St. George’s (CG 71) boarding team responded to a distress call by a Panamanian-flagged motor vessel while conducting maritime security operations in the North Persian Gulf Feb. 27. The master of Motor Vessel Hader, a diesel tanker, contacted Cape St. George via bridge-to-bridge reporting it had been fired upon and illegally boarded. One of Cape’s two Visit, Board, Search and Seizure (VBSS) teams boarded the vessel and conducted a security sweep of the ship to verify that it was safe for the master and his 11 crew members to stay aboard....
  • Nightmare On High St (UK)

    02/16/2006 6:28:23 PM PST · by blam · 2 replies · 289+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 2-17-2006 | Edmund Conway
    Nightmare on High St By Edmund Conway, Economics Editor (Filed: 17/02/2006) High street stores have suffered their worst start to the year since records were first kept in 1945. Figures issued by the Government yesterday showed that retail sales crumbled last month - the latest evidence that many families have been crippled by record debt. Kingfisher: Down nine per cent in the final quarter of 2005 Experts said that the collapse in retail spending could cause a serious slowdown in the overall economy this year, potentially causing further bankruptcies and a rise in unemployment. Figures from the Office for National...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 11-15-05, Optional, St. Albert the Great

    11/15/2005 8:26:53 AM PST · by Salvation · 24 replies · 468+ views
    USCCB.org/New American Bible ^ | 11-15-05 | New American Bible
    November 15, 2005Tuesday of the Thirty-third Week in Ordinary Time Psalm: Tuesday 49 Reading I2 Mc 6:18-31 Eleazar, one of the foremost scribes,a man of advanced age and noble appearance,was being forced to open his mouth to eat pork. But preferring a glorious death to a life of defilement,he spat out the meat,and went forward of his own accord to the instrument of torture,as people ought to do who have the courage to reject the foodwhich it is unlawful to taste even for love of life. Those in charge of that unlawful ritual meal took the man aside privately,because of...
  • ITHACA PROTESTERS GUILTY (THREW BLOOD ON FLAG, SOLDIER)

    09/26/2005 9:45:11 AM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 51 replies · 5,162+ views
    BINGHAMTON NY--the Ithaca New York antiwar protesters who threw blood on a recruiting center, a soldier and the American flag in 2003 have been found guilty of three counts by a federal court.According to the Ithaca Journal, the group, which calls itself “ the St. Patrick’s Day Four,” was found guilty of three counts of damaging federal property, but acquitted of the most serious conspiracy charge.The group was accused of going to a Army recruiting center near Ithaca on March 17, 2003, and throwing their own blood on the walls, the floor, the United States flag and Staff Sgt. Rachon...
  • Police keep watch as Iraq war protest case goes to jury (St. Patrick's Four in Binghamton, NY)

    09/23/2005 3:54:25 PM PDT · by Libloather · 12 replies · 766+ views
    WSTM ^ | 9/23/05 | Bob Joseph
    Police keep watch as Iraq war protest case goes to jury BINGHAMTON, N.Y. A large contingent of local, county and state police remain positioned outside a Binghamton federal building as the case against four Iraq war protesters goes to the jury. There's been a highly visible police presence around the downtown building since the trial started Monday. Two men and two women are being tried on federal conspiracy charges for spilling blood at an Ithaca-area military recruiting office in 2003. Binghamton Police Chief John Butler today said he feels "pretty good" with the way things have gone this week. People...
  • A massive grave site thousands of years old was discovered at the Monastery of St. Barnabas

    07/26/2005 5:17:01 PM PDT · by blam · 24 replies · 1,350+ views
    A massive grave site thousands of years old was discovered at the Monastery of St. Barnabas in the occupied areas of Cyprus Turkish Cypriot daily CYPRUS TIMES newspaper (24.07.05) reports that a major archaeological discovery was made recently at the Monastery of St. Barnabas, after the wheel of a tourist bus disappeared into a hole revealing an underground chamber. The so-called authorities of the Antiquities and Museums Department at occupied Famagusta, headed by Mr Hasan Tekel, were informed and a subsequent investigation, in the form of a dig has uncovered a massive grave site thousands of years old covering Classical,...
  • Furness Dig May Have Found St Patrick's Birthplace

    07/13/2005 4:00:07 PM PDT · by blam · 28 replies · 1,131+ views
    NW Evening Mail ^ | 7-12-2005
    FURNESS DIG MAY HAVE FOUND ST PATRICK'S BIRTHPLACE Published on 12/07/2005 ARCHAEOLOGISTS believe they have found the birthplace of St Patrick. A dig in Urswick has uncovered a Roman fort which may be the Banna Vernta Berniae, thought by scholars to be where Ireland’s patron saint was born. Excavations are being led by Steve Dickinson, from Ulverston, who tutors archaeology at Lancaster University. Evidence of the Romans in Furness is rare. But Mr Dickinson is convinced the finds at Urswick are Roman with their typical layout of foundations and ditches. Mr Dickinson said: “I can’t tell you how important it...
  • Mount St. Helens Victims' Kin Sound Off (asking for an apology)

    05/18/2005 4:30:04 AM PDT · by Libloather · 77 replies · 2,214+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | 5/18/05 | RUKMINI CALLIMACHI
    Mount St. Helens Victims' Kin Sound Off By RUKMINI CALLIMACHI, Associated Press Writer 1 hour, 13 minutes ago MOUNT ST. HELENS NATIONAL MONUMENT, Wash. - The four, their lungs filled with ash, were found inside their car after Mount St. Helens erupted on May 18, 1980, with the force of a hydrogen bomb. Rescuers also discovered a cassette recorded by Ron and Barbara Seibold's children, ages 7 and 9, as the family drove toward the volcano. "They were goofing around — asking whether or not they would see lava coming out of the mountain," said Jim Thomas, an emergency worker...
  • Conceal Carry Bill Changed; St.Louis And St.Louis County Must Begin Issuing Permits

    05/04/2005 4:41:32 AM PDT · by freepatriot32 · 18 replies · 1,067+ views
    ksdk .com ^ | 5 4 05 | ksdk .com
    Time has run out to stop conceal carry permits from coming to Saint Louis City and Saint Louis County. The excuse that there is no funding to cover the costs is no longer valid. Tuesday, Missouri senators gave final approval to a bill that passed in the house in March. Now a spokesman for Governor Matt Blunt says it's not a matter of if he will sign this new bill, but when. It will becomes law immediately. The conceal-carry law has resulted in a barrage of opinions from gun owners and those against guns getting in more hands. Despite his...
  • 1962 Sunday Missal Mass Readings/Propers for the Feast of St. Joseph the Worker

    05/01/2005 10:00:49 AM PDT · by AAABEST · 17 replies · 594+ views
    Angelqueen.org ^ | May 1, 2005 | The Father, The Son and the Holy Spirit
    1962 Sunday Missal Mass Readings/Propers for the Feast of St. Joseph the Worker   Colors:  White   INTROIT  Wisdom 10:17 Wisdom rendered to the just the wages of their labors, and conducted them in a wonderful way: and she was to them for a covert by day, and for the light of stars by night. [P.T. Alleluia, alleluia.] -- (Ps. 126. 1). V.: Glory be to the Father . . . -- Wisdom rendered to the just . . .   COLLECT - O God, Creator of all things, Who dost impose on man the law of work; grant...
  • Mount St. Helens rumbling again

    04/05/2005 6:36:32 AM PDT · by bedolido · 55 replies · 1,843+ views
    NWCN (sorry login required. This is full story) ^ | KING5.com Staff and Wire Reports
    VANCOUVER, Wash. - Mount St. Helens has been rumbling with a series of small earthquakes. The University of Washington seismographs show there was a 3.0 magnitude quake at 9:41 Sunday night, a 3.4 at 10:43 and a 3.2 Monday morning at 3:56. In the past, such quakes have indicated a steam burst or minor ash plume. A spokesman for the University of Washington seismology lab, Bill Steele, said the quakes "do seem to be getting a little bit larger and that's of interest, but what it all means we don't know." Scientists lost most of their instruments in a minor...
  • St Pete Researchers Find Tattoos On Ancient Siberian Mummies

    03/29/2005 11:19:11 AM PST · by blam · 10 replies · 947+ views
    Itar - Tass ^ | 3-28-2005
    St Pete researchers find tattoos on ancient Siberian mummies St PETERSBURG, March 28 (Itar-Tass) - Infrared photography methods, used for the first time by researchers at the Hermitage Museum in St Petersburg, have made it possible to discover tattoos in ancient mummies excavated in the Pazyryk mounds in the south Siberian Altai Mountains. The mounds date back to the 8th to 5th centuries BC. The discovery was made on three mummies – two that used to be female bodies and one male body -- that were produced by special treatment for burial ceremonies. One more male mummy was found in...
  • Bill Clinton, Secretary General of the UN??(Need some help here!)

    02/02/2005 9:53:38 PM PST · by gonzo · 86 replies · 1,352+ views
    I forgot ^ | 2-03-05 | gonzo
    There's been a lot of talk over the past few years that billie-j would aspire to the office of Secretary-General of the UN.I always disputed it as a lost cause, since no member-State of the Security Council, having veto-power, could ever have one of their citizens running the show!I've been challenged by the beautiful and talented Mata Sherry to back-up my claims!Well! I spent about four hours trying to find the info on the UN website, and I can't find jack-shit!So I'm calling for help. Where is it written that the USA CANNOT put a candidate up for election to...
  • PLEASE! STOP POSTING SAME MESSAGE ON ALL BOARDS!

    08/16/2002 7:39:49 AM PDT · by Merchant Seaman · 715 replies · 30,137+ views
    Annoyed Reader
    The purpose of FreeRepublic.com's multiple message boards is to limit the topics for each board to particular topics. Posting the same message on all the boards defeats the purpose of multiple-boards for special topics. It is very annoying to see the same message on every bulletin board. PLEASE! DO THE READERS A FAVOR. STOP CROSS-POSTING YOUR MESSAGES!
  • New Mount St. Helens video shows glowing red growth

    11/10/2004 11:46:26 AM PST · by bedolido · 57 replies · 4,390+ views
    NWCN ^ | 11/08/2004 | From KING Staff and Wire Reports
    MOUNT SAINT HELENS, Wash. - The new lava dome inside the crater of Mount Saint Helens 50 miles north of Portland has grown a protrusion the size of a 30-story building that glows red at night. Scientists from the U.S. Geological Survey released dramatic new video of that growth. Night video shows the hot lava dome glowing red. Scientists say it is the result of rising magma, or molten lava. The lobe began building up last month and has grown to the size of an aircraft carrier. One section has risen 330 feet in the past ten days. Scientists still...
  • Voter fraud in St. Joseph Countyindiana (the dead register to vote)

    10/28/2004 4:31:05 PM PDT · by freepatriot32 · 17 replies · 1,286+ views
    wndu.com ^ | 10 28 04 | wndu.com
    The U.S. attorney for the northern district of Indiana is being asked to investigate an alleged incident of voter fraud. The name of a man who died more than three years ago has shown up on paperwork requesting a mailed absentee ballot.The man's name is Stanley Grygiel. He was a staunch democrat, a UAW member and somewhat politically active. Up until now, it appeared that activity ended when he died in June of 2001.Mail from the Democratic Party still occasionally shows up at the home of the late Grygiel, according to a son who still lives there. The son expressed...
  • St George Found In Welsh Church

    06/27/2004 4:03:04 PM PDT · by blam · 20 replies · 280+ views
    BBC ^ | 6-27-2004
    St George found in Welsh church The life-size painting was discovered during renovation work A medieval wall painting has been uncovered during renovation work at a south Wales church. A life-size image of St George standing on a slain a dragon was uncovered at St Cadoc's church in Llangattock Lingoed, near Abergavenny. Discovered during recent renovations at the centuries old church, experts have described the painting as a "special find". The painting is thought to have been covered up during the Reformation. Ruth McNeilage who is a specialist in conserving wall paintings worked on the image. "It is quite high...
  • CDC's 10 Most Dangerous Dogs List [you'll never guess which one is the most dangerous!]

    01/14/2004 5:14:36 PM PST · by ambrose · 619 replies · 87,750+ views
    NBC17 ^ | 1-14-04 | NBC17
    NBC 17 CDC's 10 Most Dangerous Dogs List POSTED: 3:58 PM EST January 14, 2004 RALEIGH, N.C. -- Tuesday's fatal dog attack in Harnett County is not as rare as you may think. Dogs kill 10 to 20 people in the United States every year.Last year in Orange County, 300 dog bites were reported, and 350 were reported in Raleigh. DOG SAFETY Stay SafeTips For ParentsOwn A Dog?Been Injured By A Dog? While national statistics show at least 30 breeds have attacked humans, 10 dog breeds are on the Center for Disease Control and Prevention's most dangerous list, meaning they...
  • School Reform Irk St Louis Parents

    03/15/2004 3:13:47 PM PST · by blam · 22 replies · 398+ views
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 3-14-2004 | Stephanie Simon
    School reforms irk St. Louis parents Mon Mar 15, 9:40 AM ET Chicago Tribune By Stephanie Simon Tribune Newspapers: Los Angeles Times Nine months ago, the school board hired a corporate turnaround company to run the troubled public education system here. The consultants will return to New York in June, their $4.7-million contract up. They will leave behind a school district in chaos and a city enraged. Applying business models developed to save casinos and clothing chains from bankruptcy, the outsiders slashed the district's expenses by 15 percent. They shut 16 schools, laid off more than 1,100 employees and hired...
  • St Louis Gandhi Blues (Why the free pass for America's Most Beloved Adultery Victim?)

    01/17/2004 8:20:05 AM PST · by Libloather · 18 replies · 298+ views
    Outlook India .com ^ | 1/12/04 | PATRICK W. GAVIN
    OPINION St Louis Gandhi BluesPATRICK W. GAVIN So what accounted for Hillary Clinton getting away despite the slur on Gandhi, a derogatory stereotype about a specific ethnic group? Her status as America's Most Beloved Adultery Victim and Patron Saint of Progressive Causes? Although Democrats are quick to moan that life is so unfair in a Bush America, they have failed to stop and smell the roses that do appear all around them. One of these roses sprouted up most prominently this week. At a fund-raiser in Missouri, Senator Hillary Clinton introduced a quote by Mohandas Gandhi by saying, "he ran...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 8-01-03, Memorial, St Alphonsus Liguori, bishop & doctor

    08/01/2003 9:26:31 AM PDT · by Salvation · 6 replies · 138+ views
    USCCB.org/New American Bible ^ | 8-01-03 | New American Bible
    August 1, 2003Memorial of Saint Alphonsus Liguori, bishop and doctor of the Church Psalm: Friday 33 Reading I Responsorial Psalm Gospel Reading ILev 23:1, 4-11, 15-16, 27, 34b-37 The LORD said to Moses, "These are the festivals of the LORD which you shall celebrateat their proper time with a sacred assembly.The Passover of the LORD falls on the fourteenth day of the first month,at the evening twilight.The fifteenth day of this month is the LORD's feast of Unleavened Bread.For seven days you shall eat unleavened bread.On the first of these days you shall hold a sacred assemblyand do no sort...