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  • Why Charles Rangel is surviving

    07/30/2010 1:53:49 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 44 replies · 1+ views
    Politico ^ | July 30, 2010 | Jake Sherman & John Bresnahan
      Despite predictions he would be swiftly abandoned by his colleagues, House Democrats are shrugging off Rep. Charles Rangel’s ethical scandal as they head for the exits for a six-week summer break. At least for now. Most Democrats are suggesting that they’ll let Rangel go through his upcoming ethics trial, taking a wait-and-see attitude as the ethics procedures unfold. There seem to be three key reasons Rangel is surviving the initial ambush of bad publicity without a true drive to oust him from Congress. First, Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and other party leaders advising Democrats to stay calm – lawmakers...
  • How To Survive The Coming Global Economic Collapse (New)

    11/20/2009 3:23:37 PM PST · by blam · 26 replies · 2,017+ views
    The Business Insider ^ | 11-20-2009 | Henry Blodget
    How To Survive The Coming Global Economic Collapse Henry BlodgetNov. 20, 2009, 10:10 AM The following excerpt is from the blog "Surviving In Argentina," by Fernando Ferfal Aguirre. Ferfal lived through Argentina's economic implosion in 2001. Here, he shares some of his secrets to survival. So, guys, things don’t look good. It pains me to see America going through this and the consequences it will bring. These are critical days. Now is when we’ll get a better picture of how bad things will actually get, how long until we see the economy back on its feet. Instead of trying to...
  • Surviving Diaster, Terrorist Mall Attack

    10/13/2009 8:12:28 PM PDT · by MaxMax · 25 replies · 1,076+ views
    Spike TV
    terrorist takes over a shopping mall in this scenario, and the host gives tips on taking down a well-armed foe.
  • Top 10 Republican's Guide to Surviving Socialism

    11/05/2008 10:50:20 AM PST · by hockeyfan · 17 replies · 2,523+ views
    The Daily Buzz television Show ^ | November 5, 2008 | Andy Campbell
    1. Just pretend you're on a really, really long vacation to Sweden. 2. To avoid your forthcoming tax increase, go to your boss and demand a pay cut. 3. Bring a copy of "War and Peace" to your doctor's waiting room. Don't worry, you'll have time to read it. 4. If you're an oil company, cut out the middle man and just declare bankruptcy. 5. Find out how to "clip coupons" and "find bargains." Life will be different when you're making maximum wage. 6. Take heart that your kids will no longer have to study market economics. Like intelligent design,...
  • MY AUNT KATHLEEN'S CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION

    06/22/2008 3:58:36 PM PDT · by AKA Elena · 9 replies · 164+ views
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    On next Saturday,the last survivor of my Father and Mother's generation is having a celebration of her life and all of the lives who have Entered Eternity before her. Kathleen is 100 years old next Saturday and in celebration, after a Mass celebrated on the grounds of The Brothers of St Patrick in Midway City, Ca, around 300 members of the Martin Family (My Family) will gather to rejoice over our Aunt's longevity, great memory, and good physical condition (and meet or re-meet those who have spread throughout the US.) Aunt Kathleen is very excited at the prospect of our...
  • Seventeen People Recovering After Surviving C-5 Crash

    04/04/2006 8:06:40 PM PDT · by SandRat · 14 replies · 1,765+ views
    American Forces Press Service ^ | Tech. Sgt. Melissa Phillips
    DOVER AIR FORCE BASE, Del., April 4, 2006 – Seventeen people are in various stages of recovery after surviving a C-5 aircraft crash less than a mile from Dover Air Force Base's southern perimeter yesterday. "Our crew did a spectacular job of landing the airplane in its location," said Air Force Col. Chad T. Manske, 436th Airlift Wing vice commander and current acting commander of the wing. "Thankfully, there were no fatalities or injuries, and by the grace of God the aircraft didn't explode." The C-5B Galaxy broke apart into three major pieces at 6:42 a.m. in a grassy...
  • Soldier rejoins unit after surviving suicide bomb blast.

    01/23/2006 3:39:59 PM PST · by SandRat · 8 replies · 363+ views
    Defend America News ^ | Jan 23, 2006 | Spc. Lee Elder
    U.S. Army Sgt. Kareena Lechner Soldier rejoins unit after surviving suicide bomb blast. By U.S. Army Spc. Lee Elder 133rd Mobile Public Affairs Detachment BAQUABAH, Iraq, Jan. 23, 2006 — After being wounded in a suicide bomb blast, a U.S. soldier said there was never any question if she would rejoin her fellow soldiers, just when. Sgt. Kareena Lechner, assigned military police duties with Company E, 2nd Battalion, 69th Armor Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division, was among six soldiers injured Aug. 23 when an Iraqi with a fake I.D. entered the dining facility at the Provincial Joint Communication Center in...
  • Alito seen surviving tough confirmation hearing

    01/08/2006 11:07:34 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 16 replies · 353+ views
    Reuters on Yahoo ^ | 1/8/06 | Thomas Ferraro
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Supreme Court nominee Samuel Alito begins his Senate confirmation hearing on Monday, facing tough questions on matters from civil liberties and presidential war powers to his own opposition to abortion. With the direction of the nation's highest court at stake, lawmakers in both parties on the Senate Judiciary Committee are expected to challenge President George W. Bush's conservative nominee on his legal record and beliefs. Yet barring an unforeseen bombshell or bumbling performance, the full Republican-led Senate later this month is expected to confirm Alito, a federal appeals judge since 1990 who previously served as a...
  • Surviving a Nuclear Attack on Washington, D.C.

    06/24/2005 10:54:52 AM PDT · by ExSoldier · 481 replies · 15,910+ views
    National Journal ^ | June 24th 2005 | By Sydney J. Freedberg Jr.
    WASHINGTON — What if we fail to prevent an attack?Assume every line of defense against nuclear terrorism is breached: the efforts to lock up nuclear material abroad, to spy out hidden weapons programs, to deter rogue states and capture terrorists, to detect smuggled bombs at the border or downtown — every preventive measure discussed in the previous five installments of this series. Assume someone, somehow, gets all the way through. It only has to happen once. Assume that this someone puts together a crude atomic bomb, of the “Little Boy” type dropped on Hiroshima in 1945, a heavy and awkward device...
  • Pilot Shot Dead After Surviving Crash

    04/22/2005 6:40:18 PM PDT · by blam · 39 replies · 1,629+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 4-23-2005 | Oliver Poole
    Pilot shot dead after surviving crash By Oliver Poole in Baghdad (Filed: 23/04/2005) A civilian pilot who survived when his helicopter was shot down in Iraq was yesterday shown on video footage surrendering to gunmen only to be murdered as his killers declared: ''God is great!'' A wounded Lyubomir Kostov is murdered on camera The Bulgarian-owned helicopter, the first civilian aircraft to be shot down in Iraq since the coalition invasion two years ago, was hit on Thursday by a missile as it carried 11 people from Baghdad to Tikrit. All those on board, who included three Bulgarian crew members...
  • ~Saying good bye~

    09/23/2003 6:48:59 PM PDT · by carlo3b · 334 replies · 3,163+ views
    CookingWithCarlo.com ^ | Sept 23, 2003 | Carlo3b Dad, Chef, Author
    ~Saying good bye~ Dealing with loss, and surviving...Learning to live with death, divorce, absence, separation, and change. Escaping uncertainty, fear, loneliness, bitterness, emptiness, anger or hate.Grief, and how to cope, is far too difficult a topic to stumble upon with simple words. No one, least of all me, could possibly understand the full range of pain, or the depth of emotion each of us feel at that dreadful moment when we experience a real loss. Dealing with the loss after all, is a vital first step on the long journey to healing. Each of us must confront this necessary...