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  • Gary Johnson, Jill Stein will not be on debate stage

    09/16/2016 1:20:33 PM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 77 replies
    The Daily Beast ^ | September 16, 2016 | Staff
    Libertarian presidential nominee Gary Johnson and the Green Party’s Jill Stein will not be on the presidential debate stage for the first contest sponsored by the Commission on President Debates. Johnson and Stein both fell short of the 15 percent polling threshold required to participate, the commission said in a statement, adding that Trump and Clinton will face off on September 26 and their running mates, Tim Kaine and Mike Pence, will debate on October 4. Johnson in particular was pushing hard for inclusion in the debates, as he’d polled in the double digits across several national surveys, and previously...
  • Revealed: Man, 22, who rushed the stage at Trump rally is a former child actor who caused uproar...

    03/12/2016 7:15:18 PM PST · by Libloather · 41 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 3/12/16 | Regina F. Graham
    Revealed: Man, 22, who rushed the stage at Trump rally is a former child actor who caused uproar last year by standing on top of the American flag in anti-racist demonstration at his college**SNIP** 'Currently in line for the rally. Currently never been more scared in my life,' he wrote Saturday on Twitter at 3.23am. 'If I can get good thoughts and prayers from my TL (time line) it would be much appreciated,' Dimassimo wrote Saturday at 7.37am. 'I'm at this you know what rally bout to you know what.' On Friday the Wright State University acting major tweeted: 'I've...
  • Stage backdrop COLLAPSES on Carly Fiorina in front of screaming crowd but she brushes it off...jokes

    09/27/2015 7:19:20 PM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 69 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 9-27-2015 | Chris Pleasance
    Carly Fiorina narrowly escaped injury this evening after a stage backdrop collapsed on her during a campaign event in San Antonio, Texas. Fiorina, who is ranked third in the Republican Presidential nomination race alongside Marco Rubio, was taking part in a Q&A session for female business owners when the accident happened. Midway through the event at the Marriott Hotel, the stage backdrop, made up of curtains held in place with metal poles, dropped forward to cries from the crowd.
  • Former Bill Clinton adviser predicts 'tough road' for Hillary

    01/18/2015 3:52:08 AM PST · by Libloather · 21 replies
    The Hill ^ | 1/18/15 | Rachel Huggins
    A former adviser to President Bill Clinton predicts “a tough road” for Hillary Clinton as she prepares to possibly announce a 2016 presidential campaign in coming months. Top Democratic consultant Hank Sheinkopf said President Obama won't let the Clintons retake control of the Democratic Party because “no one likes to get off the stage,” in an interview on "The Cats Roundtable," host John Catsimatidis's Sunday radio show on New York AM 970. "For the last eight years it's been the Obama Party, it hasn't been the Clinton Party for quite sometime and there's certainly a rivalry between the Clintons and...
  • Colorado students stage walkouts to protest proposed curriculum

    09/24/2014 4:17:39 PM PDT · by Nachum · 21 replies
    Reuters ^ | 9/24/14 | Keith Coffman
    DENVER - Hundreds of high school students in Colorado´s second-largest school district staged a walkout on Wednesday to protest proposed changes to a history curriculum that would stress patriotism and discourage civil disobedience. Student protesters marched outside schools waving placards bearing slogans such as: "My School, My Education, My Voice!" and "Don´t Make History a Mystery!" The demonstrations marked the third straight day of protests at six high schools in Jefferson County, a suburban Denver school district of 84,000 students. The controversy stems from proposed changes to an advanced placement history curriculum proposed by a school board member who was
  • GEICO's R Lee Ermey Rips Obama on Stage

    03/14/2012 7:09:22 AM PDT · by do the dhue · 41 replies
    you tube ^ | Dec 29, 2010 | R Lee Ermey
    Gunny Ermey tells it the way it is: I gotta tell you folks we are having a big problem this year. The economy really sucks! I hate to point fingers at anybody but the present Administration probably had a lot to do with that. And the way I see it they are not going to quit doing it until they bring this Country to it's knees. So, I think we should all rise up and stop this Administration from what they're doing, because they're destroying this Country! They're driving us into bankrupcy so they can impose Socialism on us. And...
  • Occupy Oakland: Quan booed off stage; Michael Moore to visit

    10/28/2011 12:13:53 PM PDT · by AngelesCrestHighway · 10 replies
    Oakland Tribune ^ | 10/28/11 | Thomas Peele
    Documentary filmmaker Michael Moore plans to visit Occupy Oakland's re-established tent city today, according to his blog. At the end of an Thursday blog post entitled "Life Among the 1%," Moore writes "P.S. I will go to Oakland tomorrow afternoon to stand with Occupy Oakland against the out-of-control police." Moore is among a growing list of celebrities and organizations critical of the city's actions and Mayor Jean Quan's role in evicting protesters three days ago, when police moved in using tear gas and other devices. Injuries sustained by Iraq veteran Scott Olsen in the melee have sparked criticism from many...
  • Four dead in State Fair stage collapse

    08/13/2011 7:42:05 PM PDT · by InvisibleChurch · 30 replies
    wthr ^ | 8.1
    INDIANAPOLIS - A stage has collapsed at a concert at the Indiana State Fair. The stage was set up for the Sugarland concert at the state fairgrounds. Rigging for the stage lighting reportedly fell around 8:50 p.m., before the main act took the stage. Police and fire crews believe they have everyone moved from the grandstand. A triage unit has been set up near the Hoosier Lottery exhibit at the fair. Other victims are also being transported to at least two area hospitals. Several ambulances can be seen entering and leaving the area. Fair and emergency officials are planning a...
  • Stage rigging collapse kills 4 at Indiana State Fair

    08/13/2011 7:37:18 PM PDT · by Beaten Valve · 34 replies
    MBNBC ^ | August 13, 2011 | via WTHR TV
    Stage rigging collapsed after a storm gust Saturday night, trapping and injuring at least a dozen people at a concert at the Indiana State Fair, NBC station WTHR reported. The outdoor stage was set up for the Sugarland concert at the state fairgrounds. Medics and rescue crews throughout Indianapolis were converging on the State Fairgrounds after Hoosier Lottery Grandstand stage rigging fell. Dave Lindquist, music journalist for The Indianapolis Star, reported on Twitter, "Tragedy at fair concert. Entire stage collapses on track." He also wrote that "perhaps a dozen injured people have been removed from track on stretcher-type boards."
  • Oregon teen stabs himself to death on stage during open mic night

    04/19/2011 6:06:05 AM PDT · by Libloather · 49 replies
    Macomb Daily ^ | 4/18/11
    Oregon teen stabs himself to death on stage during open mic nightPublished: Monday, April 18, 2011 BEND, Ore. -- Open mic night ended in tragedy as 19-year-old Kipp Rusty Walker took his own life Thursday night at a coffee house. While the scene shocked patrons, one of Walker’s friends, who did not want to be named, told a local television station he saw it coming. "I've been preparing for it for a while. I'm sad about it, but I think I'm in shock -- it's like a whirlwind of emotions," Walker's friend told KZTV. Walker was playing the keyboard for...
  • Navy chief: We’re not sure what the next stage is in Libya

    03/23/2011 1:51:13 PM PDT · by Nachum · 19 replies
    hot air ^ | 3/23/11 | Allahpundit
    He’ll be handing over leadership of the mission to someone at some point, but the details are still as vague and gassy as one of those “jobs created or saved” graphs. Adm. Gary Roughead, the Chief of Naval Operations, said that he has received no guidance on the path ahead for command and control of the no-fly zone, no-drive zone, no-sail zone, arms embargo enforcement, and any other missions currently being managed by U.S. Africom Commander Gen. Carter Ham, who is in Germany. NATO has been battling internally over whether to take command, while the French government’s latest proposal is...
  • Columbus Takes Center Stage in Next Big Union Fight

    02/21/2011 8:17:49 PM PST · by Nachum · 12 replies
    fox news ^ | 2/21//11 | Lee Ross
    The next focus of demonstrators protesting collective bargaining reforms should be Columbus, Ohio where thousands, if not tens-of-thousands, of protestors are expected to gather Tuesday and shout their views about a controversial bill that puts labor unions in the crosshairs of a determined governor intent on salvaging his state's financial situation. The protests should look and sound much like the ones from Madison, Wisconsin that have gripped the nation in the recent days and marries an uncomfortable economic reality with political opportunity. "It's to put our children first. It's to do the things without regard to political considerations and try...
  • Blumenthal's buddy on stage is POW HALL OF SHAME-BREAKING!!

    05/18/2010 4:33:43 PM PDT · by RaceBannon · 101 replies · 5,954+ views
    POW NETWORK and others ^ | 05/18/2010 | RaceBannon
    A former Marine who was previously identified by the POW NETWORK, a patriotic organization that exposes Posers and liars who steal valor from veterans, has been identified as one of the men standing behind Connecticut State Atty General
  • Julie Andrews to return to London stage (sing again)

    11/29/2009 10:28:32 PM PST · by americanophile · 10 replies · 1,015+ views
    AFP ^ | 11/25/09 | AFP
    Julie Andrews to return to London stage (AFP) – 4 days ago LONDON — Julie Andrews, the star of "Mary Poppins" and "The Sound of Music", is returning to the London stage for the first time in 30 years with a one-off show in May, the organisers announced Wednesday. The 74-year-old Oscar winner and five other performers will wend their way through some of the greatest musical theatre songs of the last 50 years, many of which Andrews made famous. She will also narrate "Simeon's Gift", the best-selling children's book she wrote with her daughter, Emma Walton Hamilton. Andrews' singing...
  • Obama's Nice Guy Act Gets Him Nowhere on the World Stage

    11/23/2009 US Foreign Policy Obama's Nice Guy Act Gets Him Nowhere on the World Stage By Gabor Steingart AP US President Barack Obama is back in the US after an Asian trip that produced few results. When he entered office, US President Barack Obama promised to inject US foreign policy with a new tone of respect and diplomacy. His recent trip to Asia, however, showed that it's not working. A shift to Bush-style bluntness may be coming. There were only a few hours left before Air Force One was scheduled to depart for the flight home. US President Barack Obama...
  • Obama's Debut on World Stage Yields Mixed Results

    04/05/2009 5:52:21 AM PDT · by Son House · 11 replies · 741+ views
    FOXNEWS ^ | April 04, 2009 | FOXNEWS
    Obama failed to get European leaders to commit to U.S.-style stimulus packages or to get NATO allies to send more combat troops to Afghanistan. But he prevented French President Nicolas Sarkozy from walking out of the G20 summit, as he threatened to do earlier. He also helped persuade China to agree to publish lists of tax havens, and got NATO allies to agree to sending up to 5,000 more military trainers and police to Afghanistan.
  • RNC Stage vs. DNC Stage

    08/22/2008 7:38:38 AM PDT · by SolidWood · 111 replies · 3,284+ views
    GOPconvention2008 and Demconvention | August 22, 2008 | Vanity
    RNC stage: More on GOP Convention Podium DNC stage: More on DNC Denver Podium
  • La Scala to stage Gore's 'Inconvenient Truth'

    05/29/2008 6:08:46 AM PDT · by MaestroLC · 40 replies · 349+ views
    AP ^ | May 29, 2008 07:52 AM US/Eastern | AP
    MILAN, Italy - First it was the film and the book. Now the next stop for Al Gore's "An Inconvenient Truth" is opera. La Scala officials say the Italian composer Giorgio Battistelli has been commissioned to produce an opera [...] for the 2011 season
  • George Grizzard, Actor Noted for Albee Roles, Dies at 79 (Tony award winner)

    10/03/2007 11:57:48 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 5 replies · 375+ views
    The New York Times ^ | October 3, 2007 | Robert Berkvist
    George Grizzard, a versatile actor who achieved his greatest renown on the stage, playing everything from Shakespeare to Shaw, from Neil Simon to Edward Albee, died yesterday in Manhattan. He was 79 and lived in Manhattan... Mr. Grizzard’s career began in the 1950s and lasted more than 50 years. He had roles in movies and was a familiar face on television...
  • Pony Express to ride again

    10/01/2007 5:59:40 PM PDT · by SandRat · 3 replies · 137+ views
    BENSON — The Pony Express will ride again during Butterfield Stage Days on Oct. 13, and the U.S. Postal Service will issue a special postmark to commemorate the event. At noon, special Pony Express riders will be sworn in by Postmaster Lesley Tower in a ceremony in Lions Park. They will carry the mail from Benson to the Dragoon post office, arriving in Dragoon around 3:30 p.m. The Benson post office will offer a special postmark commemorating the 22nd Annual Pony Express Ride. The postmark, which features a Butterfield Overland Stagecoach design, will be available from 9 a.m. to noon...
  • Mrs Sarkozy Strides On To World Stage

    07/14/2007 9:33:13 AM PDT · by blam · 5 replies · 610+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 7-14-2007 | Henry Samuel
    Mrs Sarkozy strides on to the world stage By Henry Samuel in Paris Last Updated: 2:05am BST 14/07/2007 Cécilia Sarkozy: unscheduled trip to meet Gaddafi Barely seen in public since her husband became president of France in May, Cécilia Sarkozy shot to the forefront of European diplomacy yesterday after making an unscheduled trip to meet Col Muammar Gaddafi of Libya. The surprise visit appeared to be Mrs Sarkozy's "coming out" after weeks of doubt and speculation over what role she might play as France's Première Dame. The 49-year-old former model once said the idea of being First Lady "bored" her....
  • Engineers set the stage for a safer Iraq

    10/19/2006 10:38:02 PM PDT · by SandRat · 3 replies · 303+ views
    Marine Corps News ^ | Lance Cpl. Ben Eberle
    CAMP FALLUJAH, Iraq (Oct. 19, 2006) -- The stage constantly changes during a theatrical performance and relies heavily on the crew behind the curtains to set up for the next scene. The Iraqi theater is no different. Before the war-fighters take the spotlight, Engineer Company, Combat Logistics Battalion 5-2, 1st Marine Logistics Group (Forward), prepares the stage. “The one-and-only Alpha Company,” as some of the unit’s combat veterans call it, works mostly at night, taking full advantage of the Iraqi curfew. The curfew takes effect from 9 p.m to 6 a.m. and gives coalition forces “a magic window” to conduct...
  • Key Stage To Dengue Fever Replication Found

    08/03/2006 1:33:09 PM PDT · by blam · 10 replies · 363+ views
    New Scientist ^ | 8-3-2006 | Roxanne Khamsi
    Key stage to dengue fever replication found 15:29 03 August 2006 news service Roxanne Khamsi The discovery that the dengue fever virus needs to bend into a circle in order to replicate suggests new ways to treat this and similar diseases, including West Nile virus and encephalitis, say researchers. Future drugs that prevent the virus from forming a ring shape could one day save thousands of lives, they add. “The challenge now is to see if we can design a small molecule to do the job,” says Andrea Gamarnik at the Leloir Institute in Buenos Aires, Argentina. There are...
  • Guard to take center stage during Memorial Day tributes

    05/22/2006 4:43:24 PM PDT · by SandRat · 3 replies · 218+ views
    ARNEWS ^ | Master Sgt. Bob Haskell
    ARLINGTON, Va. (Army News Service, May 19, 2006) – The spotlight will be on 14 National Guard members and spouses whose lives have been profoundly affected by the war on terrorism when the Guard is honored in Washington Memorial Day weekend. They will be special guests when the Public Broadcasting System pays tribute to the Guard, as well as to the pilots who flew with the Army Air Corps during World War II, during the annual National Memorial Day Concert on May 28 from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol. The 90-minute program will begin at 8 p.m. and...
  • America Supports You Members Share Stage With Lt. Dan Band

    05/05/2006 6:41:25 PM PDT · by SandRat · 9 replies · 427+ views
    American Forces Press Service ^ | Paul X. Rutz and Steven Donald Smith
    WASHINGTON, May 5, 2006 – Volunteers with groups dedicated to supporting America's fighting men and women gathered for a celebrity-led concert in the Pentagon's outdoor center courtyard today. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld meets Sara Singer, an "Operation Iraqi Children" volunteer, during a concert at the Pentagon, May 5. OIC is a nonprofit organization co-founded by actor Gary Sinise that sends school supplies to children in Iraq. Photo by William D. Moss  (Click photo for screen-resolution image);high-resolution image available. The event, which was sponsored by "America Supports You," featured actor Gary Sinise and his "Lt. Dan Band," whose performance was broadcast...
  • NBC: Staging the news? Blog entry by Michelle Malkin

    04/04/2006 8:22:52 AM PDT · by 84rules · 16 replies · 734+ views ^ | April 4, 2006 | Michelle Malkin
    Michelle Malkin has a good "heads up" story today. Apparently, NBC is trying to manufacture and stage a news story. She obtained an email from NBC soliciting Muslim Males to participate in hidden camera happenings. Here is a copy of that email: Date: Mon, 27 Mar 2006 13:05:54 -0800 (PST) From: Subject: Looking for Muslim Males to participate in NBC Dateline Segment [Forwarded] Salam, I hope everyone is doing well. I have been talking with a producer of the NBC Dateline show and he is in the process of filming a piece on anti-Muslim and anti-Arab discrimination in the USA....
  • Political offensive targets Bush

    03/18/2006 2:19:31 PM PST · by BellStar · 59 replies · 1,340+ views
    THE WASHINGTON TIMES ^ | March 18, 2006 | Rowan Scarborough
    Political offensive targets Bush By Rowan ScarboroughTHE WASHINGTON TIMESMarch 18, 2006 Senate Democrats have mapped a political battle plan for the March congressional recess that calls on lawmakers to stage press events with active duty military personnel, veterans and emergency responders to bash President Bush on virtually every one of his national security policies.
  • CA: Restive GOP Activists May Stage Revolt (Dump Susan Kennedy by March 15th or else)

    01/20/2006 10:05:06 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 174 replies · 1,341+ views
    LA Times ^ | 1/20/06 | Peter Nicholas
    SACRAMENTO — Republican activists disenchanted with Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger said Thursday that they will try to strip the governor of the party's endorsement unless he fires his new chief of staff, Democrat Susan P. Kennedy. Restive Republicans said they would rally conservatives behind a resolution, to be offered at the state GOP convention in San Jose next month, that may give Schwarzenegger an ultimatum: Dump Kennedy by March 15 or the party will withdraw its backing of his reelection bid. --snip-- "We've gotten to the point where we've just had it with the guy," said Michael Schroeder, an attorney from...
  • Soldier heroes take center stage at All-American Bowl

    01/06/2006 4:31:02 PM PST · by SandRat · 4 replies · 334+ views
    ARNEWS ^ | Jan 6, 2006 | Rich Lamance
    SAN ANTONIO, Texas (Army News Service, Jan. 5, 2006) -- Even for a city known by many as "military city USA," the welcome ceremony for the Soldier Heroes of the upcoming "All-American Bowl" football game stood out as one they'll very likely never to forget. Close to 80 Soldiers, who will represent the Army in this Saturday's premiere high school football contest, were honored with a fanfare celebration at the Sheraton Gunter Hotel in San Antonio. With the U.S. Army Field Band's "Brass Quintet" providing a musical background, each of the Soldier "heroes" were introduced to the cheering crowd outside...
  • Jerusalem again takes center stage

    12/14/2005 5:09:31 AM PST · by Esther Ruth · 7 replies · 273+ views
    :// ^ | December 13th, 2005 | Ryan Jones
    Wednesday, December 14, 2005 16:03 IST JNW HEADLINE NEWS Jerusalem again takes center stage By Ryan Jones December 13th, 2005 As Israelis prepare to choose a new leader and the international community circles, waiting for the day after when it will unleash renewed pressure for the birth of a Palestinian Arab state, the future status of the divinely-chosen city of Jerusalem has again taken center stage. All leading candidates for the Israeli premiership vow they will never allow the city to be divided between Jewish and Arab states, holding fast to the traditional position that a united Jerusalem is the...
  • Coalition, Iraqi forces set stage for safe, secure election

    12/07/2005 3:30:44 PM PST · by SandRat · 8 replies · 302+ views
    ARNEWS ^ | Dec 6, 2005
    BAGHDAD, (Army News Service, Dec. 6, 2005) – Coalition and Iraqi security forces continued to disrupt al Qaeda in Iraq terrorist and foreign-fighter activities during more than 450 company-level combined operations throughout the country Nov. 26 through Dec 2. “Fifty percent of the combat operations conducted this past week throughout the Iraqi theatre of operation were combined Coalition and Iraqi security force operations, while another 21 percent were independent Iraqi security force operations,” said Maj. Brandon Robbins, operations officer, Multi-National Corps, Iraq. “The ability of the Iraqi Army forces to conduct these combined and independent operations is significant.” Coalition and...
  • No Longer Centre Stage, But Clinton Leaves Them Calling For More (Makes Streisand Squeal)

    09/17/2005 5:44:05 PM PDT · by blam · 51 replies · 1,387+ views
    The telegraph (UK) ^ | 9-18-2005 | Philip Sherwell
    No longer centre stage, but Clinton leaves them calling for more By Philip Sherwell in New York (Filed: 18/09/2005) If there was any doubt that Bill Clinton still elicits the adoration of women, Barbra Streisand was on hand last week to squash it. As the former president laid out his agenda for world change from a podium flanked by Tony Blair, Condoleezza Rice and King Abdullah of Jordan, the singer-actress emitted a series of gentle but disconcerting squeals of approval, interspersed with admiring sighs. Bill Clinton and Tony Bennett Hers was typical of the audience reaction at launch of the...
  • Democrats Stage Rally for Social Security (Caption the QUEEN!)

    04/26/2005 2:56:41 PM PDT · by Libloather · 62 replies · 1,503+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | 4/26/05 | DAVID ESPO
    Democrats Stage Rally for Social Security 30 minutes ago By DAVID ESPO, AP Special Correspondent WASHINGTON - From the buttoned-down confines of a Senate hearing room to a boisterous outdoor rally nearby, Democrats took on President Bush and his Social Security proposals with gusto on Tuesday and rebuffed pleas for bipartisanship from frustrated Republicans. "If he's going out to push for privatization, let's help him pack," Sen. Dick Durbin of Illinois said to cheers from a sun-splashed crowd on the lawn across the street from the Capitol. He was ridiculing Bush's heavily publicized 60-day tour to build support for his...
  • Hugo Chavez Talk Show Host: Alo Presidente is back *Barf Alert*

    01/09/2005 7:34:55 PM PST · by Kitten Festival · 2 replies · 354+ views
    Venezuela News and Views ^ | Jan. 8, 2005 | Daniel Duquenal
    The Sunday talk show of president Chavez is back in the air after an interruption of a couple of months "for redesign". The show used to be an itinerant affair that lasted from 3 to 6 hours where Chavez occupied the front scene, only relieved on occasion by some video or some "guest" making some form of expose. Alo Presidente was of course a must see of the political class as most of the maneuvers of the regime were announced previously from its set. The new format? Well, the step to a formal TV show with Chavez as the host...

    08/16/2002 7:39:49 AM PDT · by Merchant Seaman · 735 replies · 30,137+ views
    Annoyed Reader
    The purpose of'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!
  • Arafat's Last Threat to Israel?

    11/09/2004 7:11:22 AM PST · by stevejackson · 9 replies · 667+ views ^ | November 9, 2004 | Daniel Pipes
    "I think it's very important for our friends, the Israelis, to have a peaceful Palestinian state living on their border. And it's very important for the Palestinian people to have a peaceful, hopeful future." So spoke President Bush just two days after his re-election, just exactly as news reports were leaking Yasser Arafat's demise.The combination of Mr. Bush's stunning new mandate and Mr. Arafat's near-death condition will lead, I predict, to a quick revival of Palestinian-Israeli diplomacy after months of relative doldrums and to massive dangers to Israel.The doldrums will cease because the Bush administration views Mr. Arafat as the...
  • (Dem) Candidate Walks Out Of Debate Because Of Stage Fright (Indiana 3rd District)

    10/22/2004 8:10:49 AM PDT · by agenda_express · 52 replies · 1,580+ views
    The Indy Channel ^ | 10/22/2004 | IndyChannel
    Candidate's Stage Fright Ends Debate Parra: 'I Just Can't Do This' October 22, 2004 FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- A northeastern Indiana congressional candidate said she abruptly ended a debate because she got stage fright. Democrat Maria Parra walked off a television stage Thursday, ending what would have been her only debate with incumbent Republican Mark Souder in the 3rd District congressional race. "I'm not used to being in front of the camera. ... I couldn't get my words out. I was just overwhelmed," she said after the aborted debate, which was being filmed at WPTA and would have been aired...
  • CA: Schwarzenegger, Angelides stage rival events about nothing

    10/05/2004 6:36:40 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 204+ views
    Sac Bee ^ | 10/05/04 | Dan Walters
    Jerry Seinfeld's very successful television sitcom, its creators said, was a "show about nothing." Seinfeld, playing a fictional version of himself, and his friends would confront the vicissitudes of daily life and often place themselves in embarrassing social pickles. There was a dust-up Monday between Republican Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and Democratic Treasurer Phil Angelides that was the equivalent of a show about nothing. Schwarzenegger met with his newly appointed Council of Economic Advisors, most of whose members are supply-side economists out of the Milton Friedman school. Friedman, in fact, was one of the attendees, thus giving Schwarzenegger an opportunity to...
  • Republicans Stage More Effective Convention - Experts

    09/02/2004 5:17:21 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 16 replies · 902+ views
    Reuters on Yahoo ^ | 9/2/04 | Mark Egan
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Republicans staged a more effective convention than Democrats because they portrayed President Bush (news - web sites) as a strong leader and combined that theme with effective attacks on his Democratic rival, experts said on Thursday. While both the Republicans and Democrats achieved their goals during their respective conventions, the Democrats focused on introducing Sen. John Kerry (news - web sites) to the nation and convincing people he could be commander-in-chief. The Republicans set their sights much higher. "The Republicans have done a much more proficient job of packaging the whole affair and making sure the...
  • Convention offers Schwarzenegger national stage _ and risks

    08/29/2004 9:19:05 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 8 replies · 390+ views
    Bakersfield Californian ^ | 8/29/04 | Erica Werner - AP
    NEW YORK (AP) - California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has much to offer President Bush and the GOP when he appears at this week's Republican convention, from unmatched star power to moderate politics that appeals to voters outside the Republican base. Schwarzenegger also stands to gain some political gravitas and a debt of gratitude from the party that could pay dividends for California. But there are risks on both sides. Schwarzenegger could tarnish his bipartisan image by aligning himself with a president and party that are unpopular in his home state, while Bush risks getting overshadowed by a one-of-a-kind star who...
  • Soldiers shine on stage; GI performers appreciated by Sierra Vista audiences

    08/04/2004 5:25:24 PM PDT · by SandRat · 10 replies · 392+ views
    SIERRA VISTA - It was a fast-paced 90 minutes of singing and dancing but for many in the audience this year's Soldier Show came to an end too soon. There were about 600 who watched Thursday's 5 p.m. performance - it was followed by a second one at 8 p.m. - at the Buena Performing Arts Center. Wednesday night, about 1,100 saw the show. For Donna Deal, a retired Army master sergeant, the show was something she sees every year since she retired and moved to Sierra Vista. During the performance, she tapped her feet and moved her head in...
  • Kerry Takes Campaign Stage With Dean

    05/17/2004 9:05:06 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 9 replies · 161+ views
    Yahoo! News ^ | 5/17/04 | Mike Glover - AP
    PORTLAND, Ore. - Democrat John Kerry (news - web sites) basked in the praise of former rival Howard Dean (news - web sites) on Monday at a rally intended to boost Kerry's standing with liberals tempted by Ralph Nader (news - web sites). Dean, who ran on a staunchly anti-war platform, praised Kerry's Vietnam War-hero record and said he was confident Kerry would send U.S. troops into battle "only after telling the truth to the American people." "He served his country with patriotism and valor and stood up for what's right," Dean told about 4,000 cheering supporters. "I want somebody...
  • 'The Show Will Go On' Says Rock Band That Plans A Suicide On Stage

    09/30/2003 2:50:55 PM PDT · by blam · 23 replies · 270+ views
    Independent (UK) ^ | 10-01-2003 | David Usborne
    'The show will go on,' says rock band that plans a suicide on stage By David Usborne in New York 01 October 2003 Plans to make a suicide on stage the centrepiece of a performance by the alternative rock band Hell on Earth will not be thwarted, the lead singer said yesterday. Earlier this week, the City Council of St Petersburg, Florida, tried to block the event, due to take place on Saturday, by passing an emergency ordinance making it illegal for anyone to include a suicide in an entertainment event or use it for promotional purposes. But Billy Tourtelot...
  • Many Actor-Candidates Enter From Stage Right (Reagan, Thompson, Eastwood, Bono, Schwarzenegger)

    09/10/2003 5:08:18 PM PDT · by Libloather · 9 replies · 264+ views
    Fox News .com ^ | 8/25/03 | Catherine Donaldson-Evans
    <p>NEW YORK — Ah, Hollywood. A place synonymous with glamour, decadence, fame … and Republican actors running for office.</p> <p>In a population usually stereotyped as left wing and liberal, most entertainers-turned-candidates stand squarely on the political right.</p> <p>Take film star Arnold Schwarzenegger. The Terminator is running for California governor as a Republican in the election to recall Democratic Gov. Gray Davis. A look back in time shows he's just the latest in a long line of celebrity candidates.</p>
  • Civil Reserve Air Fleet Stage I Activated

    02/08/2003 5:00:50 PM PST · by PokeyJoe · 69 replies · 618+ views
    DoD, Press Release ^ | 2/8/2003 | Navy Capt. Steve Honda
    NEWS RELEASE from the United States Department of Defense No. 064-03 (703)697-5131(media) IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 8, 2003 (703)428-0711(public/industry) CIVIL RESERVE AIR FLEET STAGE I ACTIVATION ANNOUNCED The Secretary of Defense has given authority to the commander, U.S. Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM) to activate Stage I of the Civil Reserve Air Fleet (CRAF) to provide the Department of Defense additional airlift capability to move U.S. troops and military cargo. This measure is necessary due to increased operations associated with the build-up of U.S. forces in the Persian Gulf region. CRAF aircraft are U.S. commercial passenger and cargo aircraft that are contractually pledged...
  • Go to and Vote

    04/15/2002 7:54:08 PM PDT · by NotAvailableForAbuse · 5 replies · 221+ views
    If you see our culture sliding into the abyss, go to and register your vote regarding the following: one of the two scenes in a stage play at Kennesaw State University has a nude actress offering her breast to a (food) hungry man. Right now the votes are running about 50 some to 40 some --- pro nudity.