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  • Swinging Happens

    12/13/2012 3:08:08 PM PST · by Morgana · 57 replies
    youbeaty ^ | 12.13.2012 | By Temma Ehrenfeld
    Brian and his wife, both in their early forties, like to meet new couples privately over dinner and drinks to talk and gauge mutual interest in trading partners for sex. He’s been swinging for ten years. “I’m very happily married,” he says. So why the interest in this activity? Married swingers aren’t looking for affairs or romantic ties outside their home; they want sex with different partners—and the endorsement of their significant other. Consensual, recreational sex within the confines of matrimony. The allure of swinging isn’t so much sex with someone new but that “vibe in the air which adds...
  • Obama comes out swinging after debate

    10/18/2012 12:33:18 AM PDT · by granada · 15 replies
    Reuters ^ | Oct 18, 2012 | Mark Felsenthal
    (Reuters) - President Barack Obama hit rival Mitt Romney hard on women's issues as he headed back on the campaign trail on Wednesday after a spirited debate performance that re-energized his bid for a second term. A day after a much-improved performance in the second of three presidential debates, a revitalized Obama continued sparring with his Republican opponent, making fun of Romney's comment that he had received "binders full of women" to consider for cabinet positions when he was governor of Massachusetts. "I've got to tell you, we don't have to collect a bunch of binders to find qualified, talented...
  • Bachmann comes out swinging at Obama

    06/28/2011 11:54:56 AM PDT · by Nachum · 33 replies
    boston herald ^ | 6/28/11 | Hillary Chabot
    RAYMOND N.H. — With her trademark no-nonsense style, U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann promised Granite State voters she’d run the White House with a “titanium spine” today while blasting President Obama for wasting tax dollars and kowtowing to the politically correct. “The American people have had enough. They’ve had it up to here,” a fiery Bachmann told a crowd of roughly 250 gathered in a back yard in Raymond, N.H. “President Obama, you are a one-term president ... We can’t afford four more years of millions of Americans out of work. We can’t afford it. It’s got to go.”
  • James O'Keefe Music Video

    04/21/2011 1:15:38 AM PDT · by Paddy Irish · 13 replies · 1+ views
    Youtube ^ | Today | JOK
    This is a really cool music video by a skinny Irishman named James O'Keefe. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vyVLDCPtVQw
  • UN chief sees US swinging to multilateralism

    10/21/2008 6:27:58 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 20 replies · 509+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 10/21/08 | Steve LeBlanc - ap
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The United Nations chief called for greater cooperation Tuesday from the next president of the United States in facing the world's biggest challenges. "During the past few years, the relationship has been not desirable," U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said at Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government. Without specifically naming Democrat Barack Obama or Republican John McCain, he said, "I think this historical pendulum is swinging back to multilateralism." He said the United Nations needs a "strong partnership" with the United States to meet world development and peacekeeping goals. Ban reiterated his belief that the U.S....
  • ACORN comes out swinging

    10/16/2008 9:54:05 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 15 replies · 774+ views
    SFGate.com ^ | 10/16/08 | Carla Marinucci
    In last night's debate, Sen. John McCain suggested that ACORN (Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now) was responsible for massive voter fraud that could destroy ''the fabric of democracy.'' Now the leaders of the community organizing group have emerged with an aggressive effort to push back. In a conference call with reporters this morning, they've accused McCain -- whose recent ad also suggests ACORN has a role in the widespread home mortgage crisis -- of an ''outlandish'' attempt to ''hoodwink the American public'' in order to distract from what they say is his "desperate'' presidential campaign. They argued that...
  • Swinger party unnerves soccer parents at Orlando hotel

    01/03/2006 7:28:02 PM PST · by Tyche · 19 replies · 1,314+ views
    Orlando Sentinel ^ | Jan 03, 2006 | Terry O. Roen
    ORLANDO -- Soccer families and swingers do not mix. Especially when the parents of adolescent soccer players checked their daughters into a hotel that was hosting a New Year's Eve party for more than 200 self-described swingers, who had reserved a downstairs ballroom along with rooms on the ninth floor. Parents who traveled from South Carolina and Clearwater to bring their 11- to 13-year-old daughters to a five-day soccer tournament said they were shocked by the parade of sexually adventurous partygoers who sashayed through the glass-enclosed atrium, sometimes flashing breasts and bare buttocks in front of their children. They described...
  • Internet blamed in spread of syphilis among gays

    03/11/2004 8:06:29 PM PST · by missyme · 56 replies · 402+ views
    Yahoo ^ | March 11th, 2004 | Jon Hurdle
    PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) - The Internet has played a significant role in the latest increase in cases of syphilis among gay men by introducing partners more likely to practice high-risk sex, according to a study released on Wednesday. About 22 percent of homosexual men diagnosed with early stage syphilis reported meeting one or more of their sexual partners through the Internet around the time they were infected, said the study by the Los Angeles Health Department. Researchers at a national conference in Philadelphia on the prevention of sexually transmitted diseases also said they found gays who used the Web to meet...
  • Democrats come out swinging (at each other)

    06/11/2003 8:55:02 AM PDT · by bedolido · 2 replies · 199+ views
    www.post-gazette.com ^ | 06/11/03 | David M. Shribman
    <p>HANOVER, N.H. - Hardly any political signs. Hardly any political conversation. Hardly any interest. Don't let anyone tell you that political fever has broken out up here in New Hampshire.</p> <p>Of course, it is eight months before the presidential primary. But while most people are planning their week by the lake and thinking about summer -- the warm weather and sunshine have come late here, as they have in most parts of the East -- the early political maneuvering has begun and the early themes are apparent. There's every reason to think next winter's New Hampshire primary will be, as Sammy Sosa would say if he were a New Englander, a corkah.</p>
  • Jamaica Wants To Bring Back Hanging

    12/23/2002 1:37:46 PM PST · by yankeedame · 15 replies · 211+ views
    The Sydney Morning Herald | December 24, 2002 | Oliver Burkmman
    Jamaica wants to bring back hangingBy Oliver Burkeman in Kingston,December 24 2002 The Jamaican Government, facing a big rise in the number of murders, has proposed a constitutional amendment to bring back hanging, ending the decades-old arrangement whereby judges in London have the final say on the island's most serious crimes. The proposed amendment by the Prime Minister, P.J. Patterson, has prompted fierce debate in Kingston, the Caribbean murder capital, pitting human rights activists against those who see the status quo as a colonial hangover. "The Jamaican people are substantially agreed on the need to resume the death penalty," Mr...
  • World Porn Ring Hits Home: Not like Poway, Fresno low on Van Dams relocatation list!

    08/10/2002 10:52:27 AM PDT · by FresnoDA · 35 replies · 1,295+ views
    Fresno Bee ^ | August 10, 2002 | Jerry Bier
    <p>A Clovis chiropractor was at the heart of an international child pornography ring that transmitted images so despicable they nauseated investigators, authorities said Friday after they unsealed indictments in Fresno.</p> <p>Lloyd Alan Emmerson, 45, was among nine Americans and six foreigners charged with taking sexually explicit photographs of minors and sending them over the Internet as part of a ring whose members sometimes referred to themselves as "the club."</p>
  • Partner Swapping Out Of Closet -- Swinging Accepted -- Women Driving Movement

    07/09/2002 11:03:09 PM PDT · by Dajjal · 87 replies · 1,970+ views
    San Frencisco Chronicle ^ | July 9, 2002 | Julian Guthrie
    <p>Swinging, the practice of swapping romantic partners, has had a makeover.</p> <p>Gone are the big-hair, gold-chain '70s-style swingers who gathered in suburban tract homes. Today's energetic couplings have made their way into mainstream resorts and upscale commercial venues.</p> <p>"There are people who see the market potential and are opening clubs and agencies to cater to the lifestyle," said Tony Lanzaratta, a former Los Angeles police officer who is executive director of NASCA, a national organization of swingers. "The lifestyle tour and travel industry has more than tripled in the last five years."</p>