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  • Kid With A Feeling For Music

    So sweet and adorable! This little girl is wonderful
  • Alabama Obesity Task Force launches yearlong campaign targeting sugary drinks (sweet tea)

    10/30/2013 6:26:39 PM PDT · by Libloather · 36 replies
    The Republic ^ | 10/27/13
    **SNIP** Health officials say the "ReThink Your Drink" campaign is aimed at reducing the amount of sugar-sweetened beverages that Alabamians have in their diets. They say a 20-ounce soda or sweetened tea can have 240 calories from sugar.
  • 96 Year Old Makes Billboard History

    09/21/2013 1:00:29 PM PDT · by madison10 · 1 replies
    Fox News ^ | 9/21/2013 | Fred Stobaugh
    http://video.foxnews.com/v/2684115743001/96-year-old-widower-makes-billboard-chart-history/
  • Sweet Krispy Kreme worker surprises man on quest for rejection

    11/26/2012 7:05:11 PM PST · by Nachum · 21 replies
    Yahoo news ^ | 11/26/12 | Dylan Stableford
    A man's quest to overcome his fear of rejection by making at least one crazy request a day for 100 days was throttled last week when a Krispy Kreme employee accepted his order for five doughnuts linked together in the colors and shape of the Olympic symbol. "It's only my third day and I have already failed," Jia Jiang wrote on his 100 Days of Rejection Therapy blog. "But I did so with such amazement and happiness." When the 31-year-old approached the register to make his "specialized" doughnut order, Jackie Braun, a shift leader at an Austin, Texas, Krispy Kreme,...
  • Law Would Prevent Parents From Giving Kids 'Weird Names'

    12/31/2011 2:00:16 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 81 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 31/12/11 | David Lev
    A new law proposed by MK Zvulun Orlev (Bayit Yehudi), who is chairman of the Knesset Children's Rights Committee, would prevent parents from giving their children “weird” or strange names that other children were likely to make fun of. The law would forbid parents from naming their children with names that “hurt their welfare or their feelings.” The law, to be presented Sunday for the approval of the Ministerial Law Committee, would establish a “public names committee” which would include experts such as social workers, psychologists, and educators, that would confer with the relevant government ministries on “unacceptable” names that...
  • Researchers uncover secrets of 'miracle fruit'

    09/27/2011 5:58:03 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 34 replies
    http://www.physorg.com ^ | 09-27-2011 | Staff
    Though not very well known in the United States, at least until the past few years, the miracle fruit is a cranberry like fruit that has the unique property of being able to make acidic or bitter foods taste sweet. And while the protein that makes this possible has been known for quite a while, just how exactly it did its trick has been a mystery; until now. A team of Japanese and French researchers working together have solved the puzzle and have published the results of their efforts in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Miracle fruit,...
  • Europe's Debt Woes Pose Opportunities for China

    09/22/2011 5:59:48 PM PDT · by AfricanChristian · 2 replies
    Beijing officials reaffirmed China's commitment to the euro currency and the European economy as uncertainty grows over whether E.U. officials can quickly recover from their debt crisis. In a statement to reporters, Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei said he hopes Europe has the ability and wisdom to overcome its debt crisis and ensure the safety of Chinese investments. Approximately 25 percent of China's huge $2.8 trillion foreign exchange reserves are invested in euro-dominated assets, making Beijing vulnerable if the currency declines. While some analysts say China must stay the course despite deepening crisis in member states such as Italy and...
  • "An Angel in the Post Office" - *Tissues Alert!* - Dogs, Kids and God

    12/07/2010 10:21:14 AM PST · by Feline_AIDS · 38 replies
    AN ANGEL IN THE POST OFFICE Date: 2007-11-23, 10:55PM MST This is one of the kindest things I've ever experienced. I have no way to know who sent it, but there is a kind soul working in the dead letter office of the US postal service. Our 14 year old dog, Abbey, died last month. The day after she died, my 4 year old daughter Meredith was crying and talking about how much she missed Abbey. She asked if we could write a letter to God so that when Abbey got to heaven, God would recognize her. I told her...
  • Election 2010: Wisconsin Senate (Johnson 54%, Feingold 42%)

    09/30/2010 11:56:20 AM PDT · by Chet 99 · 52 replies · 2+ views
    Republican Ron Johnson now leads incumbent Democrat Russ Feingold by 12 points in Wisconsin’s race for the U.S. Senate. The latest Rasmussen Reports statewide telephone survey of Likely Voters shows Johnson picking up 54% support, while Feingold, who is running for his fourth term in the Senate, gets 42% of the vote with leaners included. Two percent (2%) prefer some other candidate, and two percent (2%) more are undecided. (To see survey question wording, click here.) The latest numbers move this race to Leans Republican from a Toss-Up in the Rasmussen Reports Election 2010 Balance of Power rankings.
  • Pit pack mauls boy

    08/26/2010 7:44:02 PM PDT · by Chet 99 · 7 replies
    By NBC News Thursday, August 26, 2010 - 4:47pm An Illinois community is mourning the death of 7-year-old Jason Walter after the boy was viciously attacked by four dogs Wednesday. Walter, his brother and mother were visiting Eric Shanklin at his rural home in Marshall County where the incident took place. According to Marshall County Sheriff Rob Russell the 7-year-old was mauled by three pit-bulls and a mixed-breed in Shanklin's driveway early Wednesday morning. Family members called 911.
  • Sweet little hobby (Happy (belated) National Honey Bee Awareness Day!!!)

    08/23/2010 9:22:39 AM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 19 replies · 1+ views
    Arkansas Democrat Gazette (subscription may be needed) ^ | 21 AUG 10 | JANET CARSON-Arkansas Democrat Gazette
    Sweet little hobby Create a buzz, and help distressed bees, with your own hive JANET CARSON SPECIAL TO THE DEMOCRAT-GAZETTE While some people fear bees and many worry about getting stung, these little insects more than redeem themselves as the primary pollinators of plants worldwide. Today is National Honeybee Appreciation Day — well deserved because it’s estimated that more than 80 percent of flowering plants and almost a third of human food crops need bees as pollinators. Reports have been claiming the loss of bee populations is due to mites, pesticides and human activities. Many species of pollinators, including bees,...
  • JERICHO' THEATRICAL MOVIE IN DEVELOPMENT

    03/08/2009 1:42:56 PM PDT · by KevinDavis · 14 replies · 636+ views
    iFMagazine ^ | 01/14/09
    LOCATION: Jericho THE SKINNY: It’s the concept that never seems to die, and that’s a good thing according to JERICHO executive producer/director. While promoting his new horror TV series HARPER’S ISLAND for CBS (airing midseason), Turteltaub tells iF that he’s really happy about JERICHO’s first season being re-aired Sunday nights on the CW.
  • CA: Too sweet a deal - Retirees rehired in new UC pay scandal

    12/12/2008 8:57:40 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 20 replies · 832+ views
    sa ^ | 12/12/08 | Editorial
    When Robert Dynes departed as president of the University of California, we hoped his pattern of outlandish compensation for his staff and others would depart with him. It didn't. It merely took another form, which became public in April when UC Berkeley Police Chief Victoria Harrison retired with a lump-sum package of $2.1 million and was immediately rehired as UC Berkeley police chief with higher pay than she had earned before her retirement. At the least, Harrison's rehiring broke the UC regents' rules, which limit retirees to one year of work and no more than 19 hours a week. It...
  • Right Fight, Wrong Word

    04/16/2008 9:39:38 AM PDT · by The_Republican · 12 replies · 122+ views
    New York Times ^ | April 16th, 2008 | Dan Schnur
    The more important issue than Senator Obama’s choice of words, is the world view underneath them. By using voter’s adverse economic circumstances to rationalize his cultural beliefs, Barack Obama has reintroduced what has been a defining question in American politics for more than generation: Why do so many working-class voters cast their ballots on social and values-based issues like gun ownership, abortion and same-sex marriage rather than on economic policy prescriptions?These voters — known as “the silent majority” in the 1970s, “Reagan Democrats” in the ’80s, and as “values voters” during the last two election cycles — have long been...
  • Sweet Potato Promises Hunger Relief In Developing Countries

    11/20/2007 3:15:56 PM PST · by blam · 107 replies · 124+ views
    Science Daily ^ | 11-21-2007 | American Society for Horticultural Science.
    Sweet Potato Promises Hunger Relief In Developing Countries ScienceDaily (Nov. 21, 2007) — Sweetpotatoes, often misunderstood and underrated, are receiving new attention as a life-saving food crop in developing countries. According to the International Potato Center, more than 95 percent of the global sweetpotato crop is grown in developing countries, where it is the fifth most important food crop. Despite its name, the sweetpotato is not related to the potato. Potatoes are tubers (referring to their thickened stems) and members of the Solanaceae family, which also includes tomatoes, red peppers, and eggplant. Sweetpotatoes are classified as "storage roots" and belong...
  • Nostalgia on ice: Cold, sugary tea is a sweet Southern tradition

    06/15/2007 9:47:49 AM PDT · by stainlessbanner · 302 replies · 3,949+ views
    wilmington star ^ | 13 June 2007 | Lisa Singhania
    More than 140 years after the Civil War ended, a Mason-Dixon line of sorts still persists when it comes to iced tea. Order an iced tea at a restaurant in the Deep South or Texas, and the frosty beverage set before you likely will be a world away from what you’d be served in New York or Chicago. Sweet tea, as Southerners call their iced tea, is named for its two key ingredients – tea and lots of sugar. There’s no such thing as an unsweetened sweet tea. And unlike its summer-loving Northern counterpart, sweet tea is consumed year-round. “About...
  • Sugar

    01/11/2007 9:09:41 PM PST · by PizzaDriver · 64 replies · 2,114+ views
    Jan 11, 07 | Self
    Today Bill OReilly blamed "Sugar" for our obseity. HE, like most Americans, has confused High Fruitose Corn Syrup with Sugar. In the Days when Soft Drinks and Fast Food actually used Sugar, 12 ounces was a BIG Pepsi. When Donut Batter included real Sugar, a box of a Dozen was expected to sevre 6 or more. We got Full, not FAT. Then Cuba fell to Castro. Industry discovered "Corn sweeteners". Today, Government and the Media call "High Fruitose Corn Syrup" SUGAR. Then they blame "SUGAR" for our Obeisity.
  • 9/11 sweet for returning GIs

    09/12/2006 8:17:57 PM PDT · by SandRat · 2 replies · 292+ views
    FORT HUACHUCA — On Sept. 11, 2003, Ronald Fruchey was beginning Army basic training. In March of that year, the United States and its coalition partners attacked Iraq. On Monday, Fruchey, now a specialist with Company C, 40th Signal Battalion, held his 6-month-old daughter Eliana. Monday was 9/11, five years after the U.S. was attacked by terrorists and three years after he started basic training to become a soldier, and it was the day he came home from Iraq. While Sept. 11, 2001 and 2003, both have special meanings, for Fruchey it is this year’s Sept. 11 that has the...
  • DUFU Podcast 001 (The Rude Guy)

    07/26/2006 7:29:38 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 71 replies · 947+ views
    DUmmie FUnnies ^ | July 26, 2006 | The Rude Guy and PJ-Comix
    Okay, I've procrastinated too long on this project so now I am presenting the FIRST DUmmie FUnnies AUDIO PODCAST. Yes, the DUmmie FUnnies will continue as before with the TEXT DUFU editions but we now take it to the next level with AUDIO DUFU editions. The fact is that the Web is full of not only lunatic liberal rantings in print but also in AUDIO. Therefore, I plan to add audio DUFU podcasts as well. For this inaugural DUFU audio podcast, I am DUFUing THE RUDE GUY. I know your initial reaction to the Rude Guy will be, "Is...
  • Justices decline Tennessee tag case [Choose Life License Plates]

    06/26/2006 10:21:25 AM PDT · by SmithL · 24 replies · 858+ views
    AP ^ | 6/26/6 | GINA HOLLAND
    WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court refused Monday to consider appeals from abortion rights groups wanting to block states from issuing car license plates bearing the message "Choose Life." About a dozen states allow drivers to pay extra for the specialty car tags to show the car owners opposition to abortion. Justices said they would not look at tag laws in Louisiana and Tennessee. Abortion opponents contend they have a free-speech right to broadcast their own views on their car tags. Proposals to offer car owners an alternative "Choose Choice" plate failed in both state Legislatures. A federal judge ruled that...
  • Amazingly Rare Twins (Ebony & Ivory)

    04/13/2006 5:55:02 AM PDT · by FreeManWhoCan · 110 replies · 8,318+ views
    Abc.com ^ | February 22, 2006 | ABC News
    February 22, 2006 - Take a look at these adorable little British girls. They were Good Morning America's picture of the week. As you can see, one looks white and one looks black. But they are biological twins! Their names are Kayeen and Roomay. Mom and dad are of mixed race. We're told, the odds of having twins this diverse in color is one in one million!
  • Boy charged with felony for carrying sugar

    02/11/2006 4:11:34 PM PST · by Revel · 662 replies · 6,943+ views
    suntimes ^ | February 11, 2006
    Boy charged with felony for carrying sugar BY JUSTINA WANG A 12-year-old Aurora boy who said he brought powdered sugar to school for a science project this week has been charged with a felony for possessing a look-alike drug, Aurora police have confirmed. The sixth-grade student at Waldo Middle School was also suspended for two weeks from school after showing the bag of powdered sugar to his friends. The boy, who is not being identified because he is a juvenile, said he brought the bag to school to ask his science teacher if he could run an experiment using sugar....
  • Birth Anniversary of Leader Kim Jong Il

    02/05/2006 9:48:55 AM PST · by mkjessup · 19 replies · 924+ views
    http://www.korea-dpr.com ^ | Sun Feb 6, 2006 | Corey Kobernik
    From: Korean Friendship Association/Corey Kobernik Sent: Sunday, February 5, 2006 1:54 PM Subject: Birth Anniversary of Leader KIM JONG IL Dear Friends, The 64th anniversary of the birth of Leader Kim Jong Il takes place on the 16th of February. This is a very joyous holiday in which the Korean people celebrate in a myriad of ways. People all around the world will be involved in marking the occasion as well through various activities including sending their own personal congratulatory greetings. We highly encourage you to avail yourself of this opportunity to honor Leader Kim Jong Il on his birth...
  • Johnson Resigns as Chair (Richmond, VA School Board)

    12/05/2005 5:50:38 PM PST · by StoneWallJack · 12 replies · 468+ views
    Richmond Times Dispatch ^ | 12/05/2005 | Unknown
    Stephen B. Johnson stepped down as chairman of the Richmond School Board tonight. He will remain on the board as the 5th District representative. In an article reported in The Times-Dispatch last week, Johnson admitted to posting his profile on a pornographic (male-dating) Internet dating site available to the public. The profile, which included explicit text, has been removed from the site. At tonight's School Board meeting, Johnson drew praise for his service as chairman, a post he has held this year. He also received expressions of support from fellow board members, Richmond Schools Superintendent Deborah Jewell-Sherman and others who...
  • You're doing a heckuva ZOT!

    11/14/2005 4:50:33 AM PST · by BobSaget · 523 replies · 5,853+ views
    <p>Wow! What a great president!</p> <p>What is wrong with you guys? How can you support Bush? Is it just because he is against gay marriage? How does gay marriage effect you? Is it really wrong for to men who love each other to get married? Maybe you should worry about your own marriage instead.</p>
  • NEW STONES ALBUM A BOMB? ("Sweet NeoCon" not attracting record buyers)

    10/14/2005 7:25:26 AM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 126 replies · 2,396+ views
    Federal Review ^ | 10/14/05
    Fox News is reporting that the latest album by the Rolling Stones, "A Bigger Bang," is "less than a month old, [and] already out of the Top 50.""A Bigger Bang" is the album that features "Sweet Neo-Con," a rare poltical song from the band, and one that attacks President Bush and Condoleezza Rice as "full of sh-t."Fox also reports that the latest album by frequent Bush critic Barbra Streisand, "Guilty Pleasures," "has caused little excitement even among her rabid fans."Both the Stones and Streisand are acts that appeal to the adult segment of the music buying public. Approximately half that...
  • Commission makes San Antonio's sweet deal even sweeter (Lackland, Brooks, Fort Sam Houston)

    08/25/2005 3:38:09 PM PDT · by Libloather · 13 replies · 643+ views
    Austin American Statesman ^ | 8/25/05 | T.A. BADGER
    Commission makes San Antonio's sweet deal even sweeter By T.A. BADGER Associated Press Writer SAN ANTONIO — Things looked sweet for San Antonio under the Pentagon's proposed base-closure plan. This week's voting made it even sweeter. While the nine-member Base Closure and Realignment Commission voted Thursday to end the military's presence at Brooks City-Base, it overrode the Defense Department's recommendations by keeping one of Brooks' key medical research missions and some 300 jobs in San Antonio. That vote came a day after the commission opted to keep the 800-job Cryptologic Systems Group, which services communications equipment for federal intelligence agencies,...
  • Lost wedding ring returns from the sea

    07/22/2005 12:09:20 PM PDT · by Puppage · 80 replies · 2,100+ views
    WTNH Television ^ | 7/22/2005 | Puppage
    (Branford-WTNH, July 21, 2005 6:55 PM) _ Oysters may give you pearls, but some clams in Branford deliver diamonds. A man who lost his wedding ring two years ago while digging for clams got a gift from the sea this week. Nearly forty years of marriage and Stewart and Mary Petri still hold hands. "When we go for a walk sometimes sure we do." For two years he's been without the wedding band she gave to him in 1967. He lost it digging for clams. "I was very depressed when I came back and ever more depressed to tell my...
  • Wal-Mart Keeps Coy Over Entry Into Russia

    06/28/2005 2:55:00 AM PDT · by familyop · 16 replies · 556+ views
    St. Petersburg Times ^ | 28JUN05 | Maria Levitov
    MOSCOW — Wal-Mart, the world’s largest company, wants to expand into Russia, but the retail behemoth is being coy about revealing the timeframe for its arrival. The retailer is looking at Russia, Poland and Hungary as it continues its expansion in Europe, Wal-Mart CEO Lee Scott told The Financial Times in an interview published Saturday. “It doesn’t matter to us which of these will be first, we want all of them at some point,” Scott said. “Something could happen next month [or] in six months.” Wal-Mart’s spokeswoman Amy Wyatt, however, downplayed Scott’s comments. Neither the site of the first Wal-Mart...
  • This was just SWEET!!!

    03/11/2005 3:49:15 PM PST · by Calpernia · 159 replies · 1,887+ views
    Email ^ | 3/10/05 | Calpernia
    This was an email forward. I took the names out for privacy. I had to post, too sweet! Copy and edited: A lady found the fawn under her step (they think the doe might have been hit by a car)... her Ridge Back dog is helping look after it. The family named the fawn Bella. Once she has regained her strength (she was not in good shape when the family found her) they are going to send her to some friends who (in the past) raised two orphan deer and released them to the wild. Right now she is being...
  • Which Napoleon Dynamite Character are you? A very important Quiz

    03/08/2005 11:57:38 AM PST · by Hillary's Lovely Legs · 239 replies · 7,426+ views
    Take the Quiz!
  • Federal Court Backs 'NYT' in Phone-Records Case

    02/24/2005 12:28:19 PM PST · by cyncooper · 20 replies · 682+ views
    AP via Editor & Publisher ^ | February 24, 2005
    NEW YORK (AP) A federal judge ruled Thursday that The New York Times has a First Amendment privilege to protect the confidentiality of its sources by denying the government phone records in certain instances. Noting that secrecy in government appears to be on the increase, Judge Robert W. Sweet refused in a 120-page ruling to toss out a lawsuit the newspaper filed last year to stop the Department of Justice from getting records of phone calls between two veteran journalists and sources. The judge noted that the government can obtain telephone records during a grand jury investigation when the information...
  • Judge: Newspaper May Protect Sources

    02/24/2005 2:29:37 PM PST · by Buck W. · 7 replies · 418+ views
    Newsday ^ | February 24, 2005 | LARRY NEUMEISTER
    NEW YORK -- The New York Times has a First Amendment right to protect the confidentiality of its sources by denying the government phone records in certain instances, a judge ruled Thursday. Saying that secrecy in government appears to be on the rise, Judge Robert W. Sweet refused to toss out a First Amendment lawsuit the newspaper filed last year to stop the Department of Justice from getting records of phone calls between two veteran journalists and sources.
  • Truck loses load of honey, swarm of bees on key Las Vegas freeway

    12/15/2004 6:07:00 PM PST · by Willie Green · 42 replies · 991+ views
    KESQ - TV ^ | 12/15/2004 | Associated Press
    For education and discussion only. Not for commercial use. LAS VEGAS Count on rush-hour to be a bit sticky tonight in Las Vegas. The busy Spaghetti Bowl interchange is shut down after a truck lost a load of honey and a swarm of bees on the freeway. The N-H-P says traffic on southbound Interstate 15 could be stuck for hours while authorities summon a beekeeper from Needles, California -- about 120 miles away. Even troopers aren't getting close to the scene yet. No one was hurt -- but the truck dumped gallons of honey from about D Street on southbound...
  • A Mission, and a Trail of Crumbs

    12/13/2004 12:18:41 PM PST · by Alouette · 3 replies · 542+ views
    NY Times ^ | Dec. 13, 2004 | Jennifer Steinhauer
    The municipal drama that plays out each day in City Hall has a reliable cast of characters, their daily arrival as inevitable as budget deficits and comptroller reports. There are the lawmakers on the east side of the building, the mayor on the west, and the lobbyists, advocates and reporters sprinkled throughout. They join with the rest of the powerful and the seeking and the perpetually aggrieved who descend on city government each day. And then there is the challah lady. Soft spoken and unassuming, she strides up the steps of City Hall each week with a few toasty loaves...
  • Transgender Part Of Murder Probe (did "man" kill wife over sex change discovery?)

    11/24/2004 8:08:00 AM PST · by Behind Liberal Lines · 41 replies · 1,690+ views
    R News ^ | Published Nov 23, 2004 | by R News staff
    ONTARIO NY-Wayne County investigators will consider an Ontario man's sex change as they search for a motive in the strangulation death of the man's wife. The Wayne County District Attorney's office confirmed Craig Musso, charged with the murder of his newlwed wife, Linda White, was born Wendy Musso. District Attorney Rick Healy said Musso underwent surgical procedures and hormone therapy over a number of years to become a man. The 44 year-old is accused of strangling his wife at their Ontario home November 12th, a month after the two were married. The couple had an eight-month online courtship. They met...
  • Revenge is Indeed Sweet, Study Finds

    11/05/2004 7:55:01 AM PST · by onyx eyes · 4 replies · 357+ views
    Yahoo! News ^ | August 27, 2004 | Lauran Neergaard, AP Medical Writer
    Washington - Dirty Harry had it right. Brain scans show revenge really might make your day. Planning revenge sparks enough satisfaction to motivate getting even ---and the amount of satisfaction actually predicts who will go to greater lengths to do so, report Swiss researchers who monitored people's brain activity during an elaborate game of double-cross. This may not sound too surprising. Just consider the old saying, "Revenge is sweet." (snip) The new study chips "yet another sliver from the national model of economic man," said Stanford University psychologist Brian Knutson, who reviewed the Swiss research. "Instead of cold, calculated reason,...
  • Greetings from Barney... caption

    10/29/2004 9:04:51 PM PDT · by crushelits · 46 replies · 1,743+ views
    crushelits ^ | October 29, 2004 | crushelits
    HAPPY HALLOWEEN
  • CIA IS OUT TO DESTROY OUR PRESIDENT

    10/31/2004 12:45:51 PM PST · by coffee260 · 104 replies · 3,987+ views
    To The Point ^ | 10/29/2004 | Dr. Jack Wheeler
    Since new CIA Director Porter Goss blocked the October Surprise agency left-wingers had prepared against Bush (discussed in “Porter At The Pass” last week), they desperately rigged another one, working with Mohammad ElBaradei at the UN. What nobody is focusing on in Al Qaqaagate is that the CIA is behind it. The anti-Bush lefties are now known as the “Rogue Weasels” at Langley, and they are frantic to do whatever they can to elect Kerry. They cooked up this entire phony “tons of missing explosives” scandal, sweet-talked the head of the UN’s nuclear inspection agency, ElBaradei, to carry their water...
  • Ithaca County amends anti-bias law (members of transgender community now protected)

    02/18/2004 9:01:03 AM PST · by Behind Liberal Lines · 28 replies · 163+ views
    Ithaca Journal ^ | 2/18/04 | By ANDREW TUTINO
    <p>ITHACA -- The Tompkins County Legislature passed a revised anti-discrimination law Tuesday, adding new language that will protect the rights of the local transgendered community.</p> <p>The 11 Democrats on the Legislature supported the law, while the four Republicans voted against it.</p>
  • South Park 12/03/03 - anti-Rob Reiner & against the anti-smoking crowd.

    12/04/2003 6:32:06 AM PST · by af_vet_rr · 94 replies · 3,160+ views
    NA ^ | NA | NA
    After Representatives from the anti-smoking campaign do their song and dance for the children of South Park Elementary, the boys take up the nasty habit.
  • South Park Republicans

    09/07/2003 2:34:23 PM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 48 replies · 587+ views
    Tech Central Station ^ | 10/07/2002 | By Stephen W. Stanton
    Picture a typical Republican. Perhaps you see images of George Bush, John Ashcroft, Ronald Reagan, or maybe even Alex P. Keaton. Basically, many people think Republicans are a bunch of stodgy white guys with money. Times are changing. The Republican A-list now includes Colin Powell, Christie Whitman, J.C. Watts, and Condoleeza Rice. Women and minorities have been making great strides in the party, but they generally dress, talk, and act like their predecessors. You are more likely to find them at a formal reception than a rock concert. If Republicans are so different from mainstream America, then who voted for...
  • 'I have to die a man or live a coward' : the saga of Dr. Ossian Sweet (The origin of MI's old CCW)

    01/04/2002 11:35:35 AM PST · by Dan from Michigan · 21 replies · 977+ views
    Detroit News ^ | 2000 | Patricia Zacharias
    <p>"I have to die a man or live a coward." With these words, a mild-mannered black Detroit physician set in motion forces that would result in a dramatic milestone in America's civil rights movement, extending the notion that a man's home is his castle to blacks.</p>