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  • When (if) the bloodshed in Egypt ends maybe they should build a monument to Obama's contribution

    08/16/2013 1:13:03 PM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 13 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 8-16-13 | The Looking Spoon
  • Pile Of Manure Dumped On An Ohio Democratic Headquarters

    10/12/2012 10:06:00 AM PDT · by Neil E. Wright · 8 replies
    CBS Cleveland ^ | October 11, 2012 | Ben Fearnow
    Warren County, Ohio (CBS CLEVELAND) – A pile of political pranking was dumped on an Ohio Democratic headquarters early Tuesday morning. Volunteers at the Warren County Democratic headquarters, just north of Cincinnati, were shocked and disappointed by a political prank unloaded on them early Tuesday morning – someone dumped a pile of horse manure in the parking lot of the headquarters building on US 42, just north of Lebanon. Warren County Democratic chair Beth Goldenfield told CBS Local 12 news that the pile was dumped in the parking lot, blocking the entrance to the building, sometime between 10 p.m. Monday...
  • Pile Of Manure Dumped On An Ohio Democratic Headquarters

    10/12/2012 10:05:39 AM PDT · by Neil E. Wright · 15 replies
    CBS Cleveland ^ | October 11, 2012 | Ben Fearnow
    Warren County, Ohio (CBS CLEVELAND) – A pile of political pranking was dumped on an Ohio Democratic headquarters early Tuesday morning. Volunteers at the Warren County Democratic headquarters, just north of Cincinnati, were shocked and disappointed by a political prank unloaded on them early Tuesday morning – someone dumped a pile of horse manure in the parking lot of the headquarters building on US 42, just north of Lebanon. Warren County Democratic chair Beth Goldenfield told CBS Local 12 news that the pile was dumped in the parking lot, blocking the entrance to the building, sometime between 10 p.m. Monday...
  • 135 Years of Records Reveals Deep Ocean Warming

    04/01/2012 9:40:29 PM PDT · by smokingfrog · 62 replies ^ | 1 April 2012 | David Biello
    Her Majesty's Ship Challenger set sail in 1872. Stripped of her guns and outfitted for science, her mission was to sail around the globe sampling as she went. Among other scientific triumphs, the Challenger gathered the first global set of ocean temperature readings, more than 260 in all. The British expedition measured from the surface to a depth beyond 900 meters. In 2004, a set of drifting buoys began to make similar measurements. There are now more than 3000 of these floats bobbing in the world's seas, collecting oceanographic information. Comparing the data sets, separated by more than a century...
  • Wealthy, motivated by greed, are more likely to cheat, study finds

    02/28/2012 8:19:04 PM PST · by thecodont · 35 replies · 1+ views
    Los Angeles Times / ^ | February 27, 2012, 7:07 p.m. | By Eryn Brown, Los Angeles Times
    The rich really are different from the rest of us, scientists have found — they are more apt to commit unethical acts because they are more motivated by greed. People driving expensive cars were more likely than other motorists to cut off drivers and pedestrians at a four-way-stop intersection in the San Francisco Bay Area, UC Berkeley researchers observed. Those findings led to a series of experiments that revealed that people of higher socioeconomic status were also more likely to cheat to win a prize, take candy from children and say they would pocket extra change handed to them in...
  • Shock Study: U.S. Flag Only Boosts GOP

    07/21/2011 2:16:23 PM PDT · by iowamark · 40 replies
    US News ^ | July 20, 2011 | Paul Bedard
    Just a brief exposure to an image of the American flag shifts voters, even Democrats, to Republican beliefs, attitudes and voting behavior even though most don't believe it will impact their politics, according to a new two-year study just published in the scholarly Psychological Science. What's more, according to three authors from the University Chicago, Cornell University and Hebrew University, the impact had staying power. "A single exposure to an American flag resulted in a significant increase in participants' Republican voting intentions, voting behavior, political beliefs, and implicit and explicit attitudes, with some effects lasting 8 months," the study found....
  • You Be Obama

    06/16/2009 9:42:52 AM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 29 replies · 760+ views
    New York Times ^ | June 15, 2009 | David Brooks
    Let’s say that you are President Obama. You’ve inherited a health care system that is the insane spawn of a team of evil geniuses from an alien power. Pay is divorced from performance. Users are separated from costs. Rising costs threaten to destroy your nation and everything you hold dear. Because you have a lofty perspective on things, you know there are basically two ways to fix this mess. There is the liberal way, in which the government takes over the health care system and decides who gets what. And then there is the conservative way, in which cost-conscious consumers...
  • (Vanity) John McCain May Drop Out by Oct 3rd Citing Health Reasons

    09/23/2008 6:37:08 PM PDT · by I got the rope · 41 replies · 247+ views
    I got the rope ^ | 23 Sep 08 | I got the rope
    Palin will name Tom Selleck for VP
  • The Darwingate Papers (Darwin plagiarist, scientific criminal???)

    08/11/2008 3:04:34 PM PDT · by GodGunsGuts · 64 replies · 220+ views
    ARN ^ | August 10, 2008 | David Tyler
    This publication marks the 150th anniversary of the joint presentation of Darwin and Wallace of their thinking about evolution by natural selection to the Linnean Society. The book is a blockbuster because it claims that "Darwin perpetuated one of the greatest crimes in the history of science". It concludes that Darwin plagiarised Alfred Russel Wallace, deceived the world about the maturity of his own ideas before 1858, and, to satisfy his personal need for glory, failed to give credit to scholars who influenced his thinking...
  • Post-PC dignity

    07/17/2008 6:54:17 PM PDT · by forkinsocket · 13 replies · 125+ views ^ | July 15, 2008 | Ziauddin Sardar
    Now that politically correct language has fallen from favour, demonised and discredited, where should we go next? Can we afford to ignore the return of derogatory language directed at black, Muslim, gay, disabled or elderly people, anyone deemed different? Derogatory words make way for degrading treatment. Language is more than our basic tool of communication; it shapes perceptions and so influences behaviour. Referring to "faggots" or "wrinklies" strips people of respect, and it's just a short step to thinking them less equal. Terms such as "cripples", "spastics", "thick" and "retarded" stigmatise disabled people as less human. A recent increase in...
  • Democrats frustrated by Bush's reaction to Iraq report (Bush refuses to surrender!)

    12/08/2006 4:02:15 PM PST · by IntelliQuark · 106 replies · 2,795+ views
    The Mercury News ^ | December 8, 2006 | William Douglas and Margaret Talev
    Top Democrats in Congress left a White House meeting with President Bush on Friday frustrated over what they perceived as his reluctance to embrace major recommendations from the bipartisan Iraq Study Group. "I just didn't feel there today, the president in his words or his demeanor, that he is going to do anything right away to change things drastically," Senate Majority Leader-elect Harry Reid, D-Nev., said following the Oval Office meeting. "He is tepid in what he talks about doing. Someone has to get the message to this man that there have to be significant changes." Bush has been cool...
  • Al Franken - A poll to FReep

    05/07/2006 6:14:56 PM PDT · by AlaninSA · 70 replies · 3,623+ views
    Rochester (MN) Post-Bulletin ^ | 05/07/06 | Post-Bulletin
    Do you think TV comedy writer and talk radio host Al Franken is a credible candidate for U.S. senator in Minnesota?
  • Wave 'bye to Wisconsin, say hello to Oklahoma [Global Warming-Progressives move to Southwest?]

    04/05/2006 5:54:34 PM PDT · by SJackson · 35 replies · 1,002+ views
    Capital Times ^ | 4-5-06 | John Ingham
    Wisconsin's a great place to live, and we love it. The idyllic summers and sparkling lakes, the dramatic pageant of the seasons between the spectacular geography and the varied weather, our state is a terrific place to grow food, raise a family and enjoy life outdoors. But all that's changing. We had a handful of unprecedented air-quality alerts last summer. And one day with 28 tornadoes. We've been seeing record-setting temperatures. And a growing infiltration of pests, from purple loosestrife to the gypsy moth and coming soon the emerald ash borer. These phenomena have two things in common: One, they...
  • Abortion Law May Affect S.D. Tourism

    03/17/2006 10:58:33 PM PST · by Tim Long · 83 replies · 1,554+ views
    Associated Press ^ | Fri Mar 17, 3:20 PM ET | CHET BROKAW
    PIERRE, S.D. - The superintendent of Mount Rushmore was surprised at first when people from all over the country started calling up to express their opinion about South Dakota's ban on nearly all abortions. Some callers said they were so upset that they would never visit Mount Rushmore, South Dakota's No. 1 tourist attraction. Others said they were so thrilled that they would make a point of coming to see the chiseled faces of four U.S. presidents in the Black Hills. On further reflection, Superintendent Gerard Baker decided that the messages from far and wide made sense, because Mount Rushmore...
  • A special message from the Department of Troll Control, come and get it!

    01/12/2006 8:39:35 AM PST · by dhls · 6,335 replies · 37,707+ views
    Department of Troll Control | Another Ignorant Troll
    Fellow Americans, there comes a time every mans life when we must give up ourselves before we are worthy to recieve. There comes a time in this war on terror when in order to protect liberty, we have to give it up in the mean time for safty. That's right folks. Today, Americans have forsaken the creator for the creation and have decided that they would value our "civil liberties" than protecting western civilization and rich white people from the tender mercies of radical Islamic terrorists. Selfish liberals insist and whine that Bush has no right to spy on Americans...
  • Paramount to release Gore's global warming film

    02/15/2006 12:12:14 PM PST · by pissant · 45 replies · 697+ views
    Reuters ^ | 2/15/06 | staff
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The producers of a global warming documentary starring former Vice President Al Gore have landed a worldwide distribution deal with Paramount Pictures' specialty label, the Viacom Inc.-owned studio said on Tuesday. "An Inconvenient Truth," profiling Gore's campaign to raise awareness about the links between carbon emissions and climate change and making his case for what should be done about it, will open in U.S. theaters on May 26, Paramount said. The release schedule for other territories has not been decided, a studio spokeswoman said. The 95-minute film, which grew out of Gore's lecture circuit PowerPoint presentation...

    12/27/2005 10:42:05 AM PST · by proud republican woman · 569 replies · 16,623+ views
    Freeper | December 27, 2005 | Proud Republican Woman, zotted by Archpriestess Helga, Church of the Viking Kittens
    After reading all of the crap that people have been saying regarding Adult Private Social Clubs, I felt that I had to post an article and give my opinion. I am sick and tired of all the religous groups that are saying that there are drugs, prostitution, minors, non-consenting people, and just immoral people at these clubs! First of all, who do these people think they are to decide what is morally right or wrong for me? I believe that I have a good set of morals. I am a law abiding, tax paying citizen, I work full time and...
  • Clinton looks unbeatable in re-election bid

    01/21/2006 10:16:15 PM PST · by Aussie Dasher · 54 replies · 1,379+ views ^ | 22 January 2006
    ALBANY, N.Y. - Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton remains strong for her re-election bid this year, and a majority of New York voters think she would make a fine president, a statewide poll showed Friday. New Yorkers are not nearly as well disposed to the notion of Republican Gov. George Pataki running for president, according to the poll. Pataki, who is considering a run for the White House, announced in July he would not seek a fourth, four-year term this year. The poll, from the Quinnipiac University Polling Institute, found Democrat Clinton sporting 2-1 leads over her best-known potential challengers for...
  • 'Connectedness,' Not Spanking, Best Way to Raise Kids, Says Author

    04/12/2002 6:13:53 AM PDT · by Tumbleweed_Connection · 38 replies · 2,219+ views
    CNSNews ^ | 4/12/02 | Jason Pierce
    A new book that argues parents should avoid spanking their children and instead form emotional connections with the kids is re-igniting the debate over how best to raise children in modern-day America. One member of the American Academy of Pediatrics calls the book, A Better Childhood Without Discipline, "all theory," and insists, "Nothing could be further from the truth." San Francisco-based clinical psychologist Dr. Theron Alexander explains his theory of "connectedness" in the new book. "Where discipline can bring about only temporary obedience through the rules and threat of punishment, connectedness forms the basis for long-term results," Alexander said. "The...
  • It's Hillary presidency, Bush told

    01/16/2006 4:38:45 PM PST · by Aussie Dasher · 473 replies · 9,793+ views
    Insight ^ | 17 January 2006
    President Bush's advisers are resigned to the Democratic capture of the White House in 2008, according to senior Republican sources close to the White House. GOP sources said White House strategists have attempted to persuade Mr. Bush that Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, New York Democrat and her party’s current front-runner to be the next presidential nominee, cannot be defeated in 2008. Bush strategists said the president should instead focus on seeking to retain the Republican majority in both houses of Congress in 2006 and 2008. "There is nobody in the White House that will openly say we lost the presidency...
  • Hillary Clinton: I Tried to Join the Marines(Hip Boot Alert)

    07/19/2005 12:28:22 PM PDT · by hope · 170 replies · 7,972+ views
    News mac ^ | 7-19-05
    Reprinted from Tuesday, July 19, 2005 12:36 p.m. EDTHillary Clinton: I Tried to Join the Marines USA Today's report on Sen. Hillary Clinton's newfound appeal as a possible commander in chief omitted a key part of her resume that proves she's long been a hawk on military and defense issues: her attempt to join the Marines 30 years ago. Or at least that's what she claimed. Seated beside her husband, the former first lady recounted her military experience during a 1994 TV interview. "Gee, now it was probably 19 years ago - in 1975," Mrs. Clinton recalled. "I decided...
  • Quickly, quietly the EU gains superpower status

    05/22/2005 3:41:56 PM PDT · by Iam1ru1-2 · 60 replies · 1,339+ views
    Cox News Service ^ | Don Melvin
    QUICKLY, QUIETLY, THE EU GAINS SUPERPOWER STATUS: By DON MELVIN Cox News Service BRUSSELS, Belgium — Take a close look at that Coca-Cola bottle in your refrigerator. Ever wonder why this quintessentially American concoction is sold in containers that say "2 Liters" instead of "two quarts?" Blame it on the European Union. The EU says quarts are illegal, and bottlers — even those capping those ounces of liquid Americana — don't find it cost-effective to make two different sizes, one for Europe, the other for the United States. From dictating the size of Coke bottles to dissuading Iran from pursuing...
  • Selection of hard-liner Rice sends a bad message(Helen Thomas)

    11/22/2004 12:47:15 PM PST · by demlosers · 126 replies · 3,861+ views
    Seattle Post-Intelligencer ^ | November 21, 2004 | Helen Thomas
    WASHINGTON -- The resignation of Secretary of State Colin Powell sends a bad signal to the rest of the world. It means that right-wing ideologues who believe in pre-emptive war and who ignore international treaties will be in charge of U.S. foreign policy during President Bush's second term. The president apparently believes that his election victory is a mandate for his ill-advised "might-is-right" foreign policy. Considering the Iraqi quagmire, I doubt that is what the voters had in mind. If he pursues that track over the next four years, the United States will be even more alienated from friends and...
  • Moore posts collage of war dead in response to Bush win

    11/03/2004 1:32:02 PM PST · by everitt12 · 114 replies · 3,020+ views
    Michael Moore ^ | nov 3 | Lunchbox
    Moore posts collage of war dead
  • President Sends Muslims Ramadan Greeting

    11/24/2003 11:01:48 PM PST · by yonif · 29 replies · 1,067+ views
    News-Journal ^ | 11-24-03 | The Associated Press
    President Bush's message for Eid al-Fitr, which marks this week's end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan: I send greetings to Muslims celebrating Eid al-Fitr, the Festival of Breaking the Fast. This festival marks the end of the month-long fast of Ramadan, the holiest period of the Islamic year. Eid al-Fitr is a time to give thanks to God for the blessings of renewed faith, to perform acts of charity, and to share traditional food and good wishes with family and friends. Islam is a religion that inspires its followers to lead lives based on justice, compassion and personal...
  • "I am a Good American",(The left's answer to "Bad American")

    07/19/2002 6:44:45 AM PDT · by Rebelbase · 75 replies · 446+ views
    Democratic Talk Radio ^ | 7/18/02 | Unknown
    I am your worst nightmare - I have to admit it, I may be a GOOD American. My car gets 35 miles per gallon, I earn my pay check without manipulating stock prices and I don’t cheat on my tax. I believe the money borrowed by our government needs to be paid back and not stolen from my parent’s social security funds. I don’t trust some board room billionaire with a bad comb-over not to bribe his congressman into handing out both a corporate pocket liner and a personal tax break for him to buy his third Lexus. I believe...