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  • ‘ObamaCare both sucks and blows’ (Pelosi knew)

    02/12/2014 5:25:55 PM PST · by Libloather · 12 replies
    NY Post ^ | 2/11/14 | John Podhoretz
    **SNIP** Remember: The law passed in March 2010. It was to go into full effect on Jan. 1, 2014. That means the administration had almost four years to get its ducks into a row. Four years. That was more time than it took us to win World War II, which we fought across three continents, a bunch of islands and two oceans. And yet here we are, four years later, and the administration has spent the past six months effectively rewriting the law for both political and practical reasons. It shouldn’t be able to do this, because it is, you...
  • Obamacare Lolzapalooza: Dissatisfied Customer Comments From Healthcare.gov Facebook Page

    10/04/2013 12:47:54 PM PDT · by St_Thomas_Aquinas · 150 replies
    Facebook ^ | 10/4/2013 | Dissatisfied Customers
    Sharalee Rothenberger I've been stuck at the security questions since 9am on october 1st 88 · October 2 at 2:00pm Tyler Edwards This whole thing is a scam. You're criminals forcing people to purchase something with the threat of prison or fines. Does anybody remember Hitler? You are cowards that hide behind a desk, and rob the American citizens blind of their rights and hard earned income. 196 · October 2 at 2:44pm via mobile Tim Pierce if you're stupid enough to put all your banking information in to the federal governments computers you are definitely part of the problem...
  • HALLOWEEN: Is This Barack Obama Vampire Card Offensive? (San Bernardino Shopper 'Appalled')

    09/30/2013 6:28:42 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 71 replies
    Press-Enterprise ^ | September 28, 2013 | Laurie Lucas
    HALLOWEEN: Is this Barack Obama vampire card offensive? While shopping for Halloween cards at Target in San Bernardino, JoAnn Nelson was appalled when her 5-year-old granddaughter showed her this card. Nelson said she finds the card tasteless and offensive. ”I was disturbed and did not want my grandbaby to see this,” she wrote in an email.
  • Kovacevic: In Todd Steelers trust? Why?

    09/29/2013 2:23:35 PM PDT · by martin_fierro · 8 replies
    Pittsburgh Trib Review ^ | Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013, 9:57 p.m. | Dejan Kovacevic
    I could rip Todd Haley, and it wouldn't even be sport. I could rip the Steelers' offensive coordinator for a display so sickly — 14 first downs, 195 yards — that it not only wrought a 16-9 loss to a terribly beatable Tennessee team Sunday at Heinz Field but also had fans fleeing for the exits. Early in the fourth quarter! Of the season opener! I could rip Haley for a third-and-11 receiver screen to Emmanuel Sanders in which tight end David Paulson, who can't block, was sent out to block. Paulson whiffed, and Sanders was slammed for a 2-yard...
  • NPR Seeks to Reduce Staff by 10 Percent Via Buyouts

    09/13/2013 10:45:09 AM PDT · by LdSentinal · 21 replies
    Washington City Paper ^ | 9/13/13 | Perry Stein
    Tucked within a release naming its new president and CEO, NPR announced today that it would seek to reduce its staff by 10 percent through a voluntary buyout plan. (The Washington-based organization employed 840 people in 2012.) NPR's board of directors just approved a budget for fiscal year 2014, which includes a deficit of $6.1 million, or 3.1 percent of its $178.1 million in revenue. The buyouts are intended to help plug the spending gap and, according to the release, will be offered "broadly across the organization." The board named Paul G. Haaga, Jr. as acting president and CEO effective...
  • Econ. Data Falls Most in 10 Months to 4-Month Lows...explanation?

    04/12/2013 12:22:00 PM PDT · by mikelets456 · 5 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 4/12/2013 | The Blaze
    Despite the fact that stocks have been going gangbusters for the past two weeks, the U.S. economy is far from recovered. In fact, based on recent misses in major macro-economic reports, things don’t look very encouraging. “The last ten days have seen miss-after-miss in macro economic data — in fact this is the biggest plunge in macro data in 10 months,” Zero Hedge reports. Consider the following economic reports: Markit US PMI Miss ISM Manufacturing Miss ISM New York Miss Vehicle Sales Miss ADP Employment Miss ISM Services Miss Challenger Job Cuts Miss Initial Claims Miss Trade Balance Beat Non-Farm...

    12/30/2012 5:51:31 PM PST · by usconservative · 69 replies
    Self ^ | 12/30/2012 | Self

    08/20/2012 8:47:39 AM PDT · by bramps · 13 replies
    Despite having been—full disclosure—an adviser to John McCain, I acknowledged his opponent’s remarkable qualities: his soaring oratory, his cool, hard-to-ruffle temperament, and his near faultless campaign organization. Yet the question confronting the country nearly four years later is not who was the better candidate four years ago. It is whether the winner has delivered on his promises. And the sad truth is that he has not. In his inaugural address, Obama promised “not only to create new jobs, but to lay a new foundation for growth.” He promised to “build the roads and bridges, the electric grids, and digital lines...
  • World Bank Calls Palestinian Authority "Unsustainable"

    07/25/2012 2:45:47 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 10 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 25/7/12
    The World Bank released a report...calling the Palestinian Authority "unsustainable" in terms of economy. The report said that the PA relies too much on foreign donations as opposed to creating a viable private sector. It also said the PA was not making good use of its land
  • Limbaugh to be inducted to the Hall of Famous Missourians

    03/05/2012 11:31:29 PM PST · by Fred · 3 replies
    Despite the uproar against conservative radio giant Rush Limbaugh for his choice of words last week when referring to a 30-year-old contraception advocate, the Missouri State Capitol will be honoring Limbaugh with a bust of his likeness in the Hall of Famous Missourians. E. Spencher Schubert, a Kansas City, Mo. sculptor, announced on his website in mid-February that he was working on a bust of Missouri-native Limbaugh for the Hall. On Monday afternoon, Republican Missouri House Speaker Steve Tilley confirmed that Limbaugh — along with Dred Scott — will have his bust placed in the Missouri State Capitol, the Southeast...
  • Op-Ed: Gilad Shalit: The Least Terrible Deal

    10/15/2011 2:38:26 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 28 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 14/10/11 | Hagai Humberman
    The writer, a veteran right wing newsman, analyzes the security aspects of the Shalit deal. They are better than the previous ones, he says, leaving moral and political considerations aside for now. Haggai Huberman The author is a noted military correspondent, a veteran reporter for Arutz Sheva and regular columnist in the Hebrew weekly BeSheva. â–º More from this writer If I were a cabinet minister, I would vote for the deal to ransom Shalit, not because it is a good one, which it most definitely is not, but because for once, just this once, this is a deal that...
  • Huge CME and Solar Wind Gust has hit Earth's Magnetic Field....

    06/04/2011 4:01:19 PM PDT · by TaraP · 59 replies
    Spaceweather | June 4th, 2011
    June 4th-MAGNETIC STORM WARNING: A sharp gust of solar wind hit Earth's magnetic field at approximately 20:30 UT on June 4th. High latitude sky watchers in both hemispheres should be alert for auroras... SOHO HUGE CME SOLAR FLARE MAY 29,2011 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=84R58FevYMM&feature=player_embedded Both ends of the Earth were affected. People saw auroras in Tasmania, New Zealand, Antarctica, Wisconsin and Minnesota. The solar wind is still blowing strong on May 30th, prompting NOAA forecasters to estimate a 35% chance of more geomagnetic activity in the next 24 hours The indicated coronal hole could reach Earth on or about June 4th. Credit: SDO/AIA....
  • Why the BCS is so bad!!

    01/06/2011 7:15:42 PM PST · by Benchim · 30 replies
    Ridgecrestca.com ^ | Jan 04, 2011 @ 05:50 PM | Brad Kester
    The Bowl Championship Series is the worst thing ever to happen to college football. If anything, the BCS destroys a chance for quality teams to face off every year. I like bowls. I enjoy all of the games. I enjoy watching Southern Mississippi’s offense every December. I enjoy seeing some of the smaller FBS schools, like San Diego State, Nevada and Troy get some national exposure. But I hate the BCS. It destroys rivalries, burns its chance to create new rivalries and alienates teams from getting into the national title hunt.
  • We're Back in Obama's America, and Once Again Everything Sucks

    11/29/2010 5:27:08 PM PST · by Nachum · 3 replies
    RushLimbaugh.com ^ | 11/29/10 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: I don't know how you feel, but I just spent four absolutely wonderful, fabulous days at what I call pre-Obama America. From Wednesday night until, oh, I guess about nine o'clock last night I thought not one thought of Barack Obama. I paid not one bit of attention to any Barack Obama-related news, which meant I had to keep the news networks turned off. And it was bliss! And to realize this was only just two years ago.
  • ‘Blue Bloods’ rerun beats Barack Obama in the TV ratings (Overexposed?)

    11/27/2010 10:59:04 AM PST · by LdSentinal · 26 replies · 1+ views
    Orlando Sentinel ^ | 11/27/10 | Hal Boedeker
    Friday was not a good night for President Barack Obama in the ratings. He got a shellacking there, too, to follow the one in the midterm elections. His conversation with Barbara Walters placed second in total viewers to a rerun of CBS’ “Blue Bloods” and third in the 10 p.m. time slot in the 18-to-49 age group. On that count, Obama was behind Tom Selleck and NBC’s broadcast of the fantasy film “Enchanted.” The Walters interview averaged 5.7 million viewers for ABC. The “Blue Bloods” repeat, the second of two Friday night, pulled in 7.6 million for CBS. Here are...
  • Skyline the Movie....LOL!

    11/16/2010 8:27:42 PM PST · by Dallas59 · 37 replies · 1+ views
    Freerepublic ^ | 11/16/2010 | Dallas59
    This is one reason why the movie industry is failing.
  • Resident Evil: Afterlife ... the movie sucks !!!

    11/03/2010 7:39:52 AM PDT · by subcorpus · 23 replies
    Hello. Most guys would love the scantily clad girl shooting double-guns or doing the twin-sword thing. I was a fan of sexy Milla Jovovich shooting zombies all around while doing impossible acrobatics. I thought she was real badass! I was a fan till the end of the second movie, if you think about it now, it may have been one movie too long! The direct sequel to Resident Evil was Resident Evil: Apocalypse. The third movie was Resident Evil: Extinction. Now comes Resident Evil: Afterlife. I was not expecting this movie to be made, as Resident Evil: Extinction was a...
  • Disabled Child's Wheelchair Stolen In West Philly

    05/23/2010 2:22:09 PM PDT · by devane617 · 17 replies · 613+ views
    cbs3.com ^ | 05/23/2010
    For the second time in as many days, a wheelchair has been stolen from an individual who suffers from cerebral palsy. However, this time, an eight-year-old boy was the victim. The latest incident happened early Friday morning outside a home in the 5200 block of Catharine Street in West Philadelphia. According to investigators, a homecare nurse left the wheelchair outside the home as she was getting eight-year-old Jahzir Walker ready for school. "I go in, I get him, put a little jacket on him. It doesn't take less than five minutes and the chair was gone," nurse Susan Beyer explained....
  • Howard Dean: “Kill The Senate Bill”

    12/15/2009 12:27:51 PM PST · by LdSentinal · 115 replies · 4,908+ views
    Plumline ^ | 12/15/09
    In a blow to the bill grinding through the Senate, Howard Dean bluntly called for the bill to be killed in a pre-recorded interview set to air later this afternoon, denouncing it as “the collapse of health care reform in the United States Senate,” the reporter who conducted the interview tells me. Dean said the removal of the Medicare buy-in made the bill not worth supporting, and urged Dem leaders to start over with the process of reconciliation in the interview, which is set to air at 5:50 PM today on Vermont Public Radio, political reporter Bob Kinzel confirms to...
  • Tennessee Democratic Rep. John Tanner to retire (Another Blue Dog calls it quits)

    12/01/2009 6:23:28 PM PST · by LdSentinal · 23 replies · 1,062+ views
    The Washington Post ^ | 12/1/09 | Chris Cillizza
    Tennessee Democratic Rep. John Tanner will retire next November, creating an open seat in an area that strongly favors Republicans. Tanner's decision, according to those familiar with it, was made weeks ago and based on his desire to return to the Volunteer State after more than two decades in Washington. The decision was first reported by the Hotline. Tanner, first elected to the 8th district in 1988, has run without a serious challenge in recent years despite the fact that Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) won the seat with 56 percent in 2008. Tanner is the second House Democrat from a...
  • GOP turns tables on Democrats

    08/05/2009 12:30:35 PM PDT · by LdSentinal · 63 replies · 2,923+ views
    CNN.com ^ | 8/4/09 | Mark Preston
    WASHINGTON (CNN) — National Republicans turned the tables on their political counterparts Wednesday by redirecting angry telephone calls coming into their switchboard to the Democratic National Committee. The DNC released a Web video early in the morning accusing the GOP of inciting mob activity at town hall meetings. At the end of the video, the DNC instructs people to call the Republican National Committee to express outrage. Callers who dial the RNC's main number to voice their concern about the DNC's charges are told to press 1, which sends them to the DNC's main switchboard. DNC spokesman Brad Woodhouse described...
  • Do Not See The Orphan!

    08/05/2009 12:16:34 PM PDT · by NoGrayZone · 26 replies · 1,072+ views
    Just a warning.....do not waste your money on The Orphan. It started out very well, we couldn't wait to see what evil this "orphan" actually was. Total disappointment! I don't go to the movies often (once a year is a lot) but I do love horror/suspense and action movies. I was so excited to see this movie and it was a total let down! The only good thing is the movie theater we went to must have had a "2 fer Tuesday" night because we only paid 8 bucks for 2 tickets. Oh, and the popcorn with the fake butter...
  • Obama Third Least Popular President Since World War II (55% Approval in new Gallup poll)

    07/20/2009 2:51:05 PM PDT · by LdSentinal · 21 replies · 1,305+ views
    RCP ^ | 7/20/09
    A new USA Today/Gallup poll puts President Obama's approval rating at 55 percent, which ranks him 10th among 12 post-World War II presidents at the same point in the survey. His approval is down from 61 percent in late May. As he seeks to regain momentum on the health care front, the survey finds that only 44 percent approve of his handling of the issue, with 50 percent disapproving. Also, 59 percent say his proposal would lead to too much government spending, and 52 percent say it would "call for too much expansion of government power." The poll of 1,006...
  • Rasmussen: Obama Approval Index Falls Below Zero... Developing...

    06/30/2009 4:23:28 AM PDT · by spacejunkie01 · 65 replies · 4,813+ views
    Drudge Report | 6/30/09 | Rasmussen
    No story yet but this is getting good! He IS transparent after all!!

    06/27/2009 4:57:25 PM PDT · by TheFreedomPoster · 2 replies · 340+ views
    THE FREEDOM POST ^ | 2/24/09 | TheCapitalist
    I have a couple dirty little secrets for you. The government does not care about you. Politicians don't care about you. Paying taxes isn't charity. You cannot have more government and more freedom. “The government giveth, and the government taketh away.” Let’s chose more freedom and less government. Socialism Sucks!
  • AP's Loven Describes Obama Speech -- 5-1/2 Hours Before It Began

    02/25/2009 8:24:19 AM PST · by chuck_the_tv_out · 11 replies · 938+ views
    Newsbusters ^ | February 25, 2009 - 09:19 | Tom Blumer
    Who knew that the Associated Press's Jennifer Loven has the ability to see into the future? That must be the case, because yesterday she told us what had happened at Barack Obama's sort-of State of the Union speech -- 5-1/2 hours before Obama uttered a word.
  • Bad News for Romney

    08/22/2008 9:11:31 PM PDT · by Maelstorm · 63 replies · 474+ views
    http://time-blog.com/real_clear_politics ^ | February 8, 2007 | Posted by JOHN MCINTYRE
    After refusing to endorse President Bush's tax cuts when he was governor, Mitt Romney has now made them a central part of his presidential campaign, stirring accusations that he is changing his position to appeal to GOP primary voters. In 2003, Romney stunned a roomful of Bay State congressmen by telling them that he would not publicly support Bush's tax cuts, which at the time formed the centerpiece of the president's domestic agenda. He even said he was open to a federal gas tax hike. This report flies directly in the face of Romney's economic address yesterday, and subsequent interview...
  • McDonald's Fries Are Now McHealthy

    05/23/2008 5:57:33 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 42 replies · 1,042+ views
    <p>McDonald's french fries are now trans-fat-free in all its restaurants in the United States and Canada, the fast-food restaurant chain said Thursday.</p> <p>McDonald's has lagged other restaurant operators in switching over to a zero-trans-fat cooking oil out of worries it would compromise the taste of its trademark fries. It has been under increasing pressure from consumer advocates and some public officials to make the change.</p>
  • (1/23) If it's McCain vs Hillary in the general, how do you vote?

    01/29/2008 6:50:41 PM PST · by Jim Robinson · 419 replies · 798+ views
    Free Republic Opinion Poll: (1/23) If it's McCain vs Hillary in the general, how do you vote? Composite Opinion McCain 37.6% 1,348 Pray 15.5% 554 Third party 12.4% 445 Write-in 12.0% 429 Stay home 11.3% 405 Undecided 4.9% 174 Leave blank 3.5% 124 Hillary 2.9% 103 100.1% 3,582 Member Opinion McCain 38.6% 696 Pray 15.8% 285 Write-in 13.8% 248 Third party 11.9% 214 Stay home 8.8% 159 Undecided 6.1% 110 Leave blank 3.4% 62 Hillary 1.5% 27 99.9% 1,801 Non-Member Opinion McCain 36.6% 652 Pray 15.1% 269 Stay home 13.8% 246 Third party 13.0% 231 Write-in 10.2% 181 Hillary...
  • The BCS Scam

    12/02/2007 1:08:47 PM PST · by diamond6 · 164 replies · 235+ views
    ESPN.com ^ | 12/02/2007 | Brad Edwards
    In the 10 years of the BCS era, we've seen pretty much everything. Perhaps the only major development we've yet to see is a two-loss team in the BCS Championship Game. Later today, that one should become a reality. The million-dollar question is: Which two-loss team will it be? Jim Tressel has watched as other teams have helped Ohio State's title cause. At least seven teams, including once-beaten Ohio State and Kansas, are likely to receive second-place votes in the polls. If the voters rank teams based on perceived strength (who would win on a neutral field), any number of...
  • My Governor Sucks.

    04/03/2007 1:10:22 PM PDT · by Registered · 42 replies · 716+ views
    Michigan ^ | 04.03.07 | Registered
  • Here's the SINGLE REASON I won't be buying that new Apple iPhone

    01/09/2007 12:40:42 PM PST · by Registered · 97 replies · 1,671+ views
    Engadget ^ | 01.09.07 | Registered
    The reason is in the second image below:
  • Duke Named in Civil Lawsuit Stemming From Lacrosse Case

    01/04/2007 5:21:01 PM PST · by ValentinesDay · 51 replies · 1,297+ views
    WRAL-TV ^ | 01-04-07 | WRAL
    Duke Named in Civil Lawsuit Stemming From Lacrosse Case Posted: 20 minutes ago Durham — A former Duke University lacrosse player sued the university Thursday alleging that one of his professors unfairly gave him a failing grade because he was a member of the team. Kyle Dowd graduated in May 2006, two months after a woman said she was raped at a lacrosse team party. The allegations set off a tumultuous few weeks in Durham, with almost daily protests by people who criticized lacrosse team members for a pattern of rowdy behavior. Dowd's lawsuit alleges that visiting professor Kim Curtis...
  • Conservatives' ardor for GOP cooling down

    05/17/2006 2:35:19 PM PDT · by LouAvul · 77 replies · 1,253+ views
    cnn ^ | 5/17/06 | sasha johnson
    Conservative Republicans gathering to talk about the upcoming elections normally would be a welcome event for national party leaders. But not this year. The Republicans who got together last month FOR the Pennsylvania Republican Assembly (PARA), a grassroots group dedicated to electing conservatives, represent what could be the biggest threat to the GOP this year: a disgruntled conservative base. "It's pretty clear at some level that Republicans in Washington have lost their way," former Pennsylvania Rep. Pat Toomey told the group at a Pittsburgh Holiday Inn. "We're discovering that a lot of Republicans are very disappointed with this Republican Congress....
  • Fourth Member Of Hate Crimes Panel Resigns Over Controversy

    03/03/2006 11:54:26 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 31 replies · 1,057+ views
    NBC5 ^ | March 3, 2006
    Governor’s Office Declines Comment On Nation Of Islam's RoleSPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Another member of the governor's hate crimes commission resigned just one day after he was appointed. Rep. Lou Lang turned in his resignation Friday. That makes the fourth commission member to resign in a controversy over an official in the Nation of Islam serving on the anti-discrimination panel. Gov. Rod Blagojevich appointed Lang Thursday after the first resignation in the series. Lang said Friday that his presence on the commission is creating more controversy. The frenzy over Blagojevich's appointment of a Nation of Islam official to the state hate...
  • Rush Limbaugh LIVE Thread - Tuesday Jan. 3rd

    01/03/2006 8:43:24 AM PST · by MNJohnnie · 127 replies · 4,015+ views
    It's RUSH!!!!
  • Romney: He looks like a candidate

    12/16/2005 9:39:00 AM PST · by Past Your Eyes · 126 replies · 1,519+ views
    New Hampshire Union Leader ^ | December 16, 2005 | Glen Johnson, AP
    Boston — The words emanating from Gov. Mitt Romney’s mouth on Wednesday conveyed he was not running for re-election next year. Yet the theatrics at his State House news conference portrayed him as a presidential contender. From the dual banks of lights erected at stage right and stage left, to the new $2,500 podium shaped like the one President Bush often uses in the Rose Garden, Romney’s staff left no detail to chance as he ended one phase of his politicalcareer — and potentially opened another
  • Senate back in business (Business writer's take on "The Deal")

    05/24/2005 9:15:00 AM PDT · by SierraWasp · 19 replies · 397+ views
    MarketWatch.com (by Dow Jones) ^ | 5/24/05 | William L. Watts
    Senate back in business Filibuster deal averts legislative shutdownBy William L. Watts, MarketWatch Last Update: 11:56 AM ET May 24, 2005 WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) - Lobbyists and investors hoping for legislative action on asbestos liability, energy policy and other business-sensitive issues likely felt a sense of relief after a bipartisan bloc of 14 senators struck a deal averting a Senate showdown over Democratic filibusters of President Bush's judicial nominees. "You've got to say it's breathed a little life into things like the asbestos bill and maybe the energy bill, [but] we sort of cautioned people not to interpret this as a...
  • Bush seeks to regain GOP support (other titles "Bush facing lame-duck woes" for same article)

    05/12/2005 9:01:25 AM PDT · by Former Military Chick · 19 replies · 625+ views
    Associated Press ^ | May. 12, 2005 12:00 AM | Tom Raum
    WASHINGTON - He can't just blame the Democrats. Some lawmakers in President Bush's own party are giving him an increasingly hard time over everything from Social Security to a free-trade pact for Central America to his plan to ease immigration laws. It may be an early lame-duck warning for his presidency. Bush returned from a celebratory trip to Europe to a domestic agenda badly in need of his quick attention. One of his chores is to shore up GOP support where possible. "The president stays in regular contact with members of Congress, congressional leaders, about how to move forward on...
  • The New Battlestar Galactica

    04/01/2005 10:04:52 PM PST · by Porterville · 24 replies · 549+ views
    SCIFI Channel | 04/01/05 | me
    I absolutely love this show. The plot is thick and complex. It is clean without perversion and very exciting. And the blond girl playing Starbuck is extremely hot. I know this is somewhat a vanity but not really. Are there any other post addressing this new Galactica series?
  • Dan Rather Gone, But White House Isn't Sated Yet

    03/23/2005 7:10:10 AM PST · by Pikamax · 21 replies · 1,042+ views
    NY Observer ^ | 03/23/05 | Joe Hagan
    c by Joe Hagan “Karl Rove started talking to me again,” John Roberts, CBS News’ White House correspondent, said of President Bush’s chief political advisor and deputy chief of staff for policy at the White House. That was fast. Dan Rather left the CBS Evening News March 10, and now that the White House has gotten what it wanted, history has started over. Kind of. “I think there’s a sense of wiping the slate clean with the White House and we’re starting at square one,” Mr. Roberts said, adding that it was “no secret” that the Bush family hadn’t liked...
  • Bob Taft Sucks

    03/07/2005 5:05:50 AM PST · by authorofbobtaftsucks.com · 217 replies · 1,823+ views
    http://www.bobtaftsucks.com ^ | 3-7-05 | author@bobtaftsucks.com
    Fed up with Bob Taft - go to the website bobtaftsucks.com
  • The best thing Green Day has ever done (Anti-american scum alert)

    02/02/2005 1:03:19 PM PST · by pissant · 23 replies · 1,184+ views
    cnn ^ | 2/2/05 | staff
    NEW YORK (AP) -- It took just a glance backstage at MTV's New Year's Eve bash for Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong to pinpoint the career stages of other acts on the bill. There's the hot young thing, on all the magazine covers. The band in a sophomore slump. The critical darling that can't catch a break. Then he locked eyes with a music veteran, riding a hit (he won't say who). They exchanged knowing nods. These are heady days for Green Day. They knew while recording that their album, "American Idiot," was the best thing they'd ever done. Critics...
  • White House Sharply Reduces Expectations for '05 Job Growth

    02/01/2005 8:36:12 PM PST · by jb6 · 86 replies · 1,274+ views
    The Bush administration has significantly scaled back expectations of U.S. job growth, reflecting continued hesitancy on the part of employers and robust growth in output per worker. The White House said it expects nonfarm employment to rise 2.1 million next year to an annual average of 133.4 million. In February, it had projected 3.6 million more jobs in 2005. To achieve its new projection, employment growth should average 175,000 a month in 2005, according to the forecast, which was jointly developed by the Council of Economic Advisers, the Treasury Department and the Office of Management and Budget.
  • IBM goes silent on Linux desktop effort

    01/29/2005 11:42:59 AM PST · by Bush2000 · 76 replies · 967+ views
    IDG News Service ^ | January 25, 2005 | Robert McMillan
    IBM goes silent on Linux desktop effort Big Blue mum about progress of the company's move to open source clients By Robert McMillan, IDG News Service January 25, 2005 More than a year after IBM's (Profile, Products, Articles) Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Sam Palmisano challenged his company to move to the Linux desktop by the end of 2005, IBM has significantly toned down its rhetoric on the subject of open-source clients. "We don't have anything we want to say that's definitive," said Nancy Kaplan, an IBM spokeswoman, as she declined to comment on specifics of the roll-out. "There are...
  • I'm Being Robbed By Blockbuster Online

    01/28/2005 4:40:56 PM PST · by lowbridge · 60 replies · 1,300+ views
    1/28/05 | lowbridge
    My complaint email I sent to their customer service: __________________ I've been a member of this service of yours since Dec. 13, and I've gotten only about 12 discs in the mail so far. The last time I got a movie in the mail from you guys was about 11 days* ago!!! (And that took about 5-6 days to ship!) Thats right. 11 days has passed, and I havent received one single DVD disc in the mail from Blockbuster. Why is that? (I'm also a member of Netflix and in that same amount of time, I've gotten 7 discs from...
  • Recent News! They discover proof that Atlantis did not submerge complete but only one part...

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

    11/19/2004 11:42:33 AM PST · by Tumbleweed_Connection · 25 replies · 2,013+ views
    Media Matters ^ | November 19, 2004 | G.W.
    FOX News Channel host Bill O'Reilly claimed that former President Bill Clinton's newly opened presidential library gives Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-NY) "access to money because Bill Clinton's got a checkbook that he can write anything off against that library he wants." O'Reilly predicted Bill Clinton would use library staff and funds to further his wife's alleged presidential ambitions. In fact, the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), a federal agency, took over the Clinton Presidential Center, including its management and funding, on the day the library opened. NARA administers all ten presidential libraries. On the November 18 edition of...
  • CLINTON LEGACY ALERT: Doubts on Female Sex Drug

    12/02/2004 2:00:59 AM PST · by Liz · 16 replies · 1,028+ views
    NY POST ^ | December 2, 2004 | SUZANNE KAPNER
    A Food & Drug Administration advisory committee raised questions yesterday about the safety and effectiveness of a patch developed by Procter & Gamble to increase the sex drives of women. The committee will present its findings today to a panel of FDA officials. While not binding, the committee's recommendations typically serve as a bellwether for FDA approval. The committee cited a research study that concluded a combination of the hormones progesterone and estrogen increased the risk of heart and breast cancer, and wondered if a different hormone, such as the testosterone used in P&G's Intrinsa patch, would produce a similar...
  • U.S. News: Hillary May Not Run

    11/30/2004 5:37:36 AM PST · by truthandlife · 83 replies · 5,539+ views
    Newsmax ^ | 11-30-04 | Carl Limbacher
    Some Hillary supporters say the former first lady may not make a bid for the White House after all. Though initial polls show Sen. Clinton as the frontrunner for the Democratic nomination in 2008, U.S. News & World Report says Hillary may not seek the job. Paul Bedard's "Washington Whispers" column in the latest edition of U.S. news reports that ". . . some friends and allies advise against placing bets that the former first lady will be the nation's 44th president." Citing these close friends to Hillary, the magazine says Hillary has made no commitment to running, and some...