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  • Carney: Obama Telling People To Tweet GOPers Is A "Bipartisan Message"

    07/29/2011 3:23:39 PM PDT · by Nachum · 8 replies
    Question from Reporter #1: "You mentioned the word bipartisan. How does it promote an atmosphere of bipartisanship for the President to encourage citizens to call recalcitrant lawmakers and to use his campaign apparatus to tweet out the Twitter handles of Republicans to encourage them to encourage people to sort of jump all over folks to get them to vote? I mean, does that foster a sense of cooperation?" Jay Carney, White House press secretary: "What the President has called for is for those Americans who believe that we need compromise in Washington to communicate that to their members of Congress....
  • Saudi Denies Telling Obama Iran and Israel Should not Exist

    07/04/2010 2:12:59 PM PDT · by Nachum · 7 replies
    inn ^ | 7/4/10 | Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu
    The Saudi Arabia monarchy has denied a report in the French newspaper Le Figaro that King Abdullah told U.S. President Barack Obama that the countries of Iran and Israel should not exist. The king allegedly made the remark after the May 31 flotilla clash between Israeli Navy commandos and Turkish terror activists. He visited President Obama at the White House last week. The report is "untrue altogether,” an official source told the Saudi Press Agency. “The positions of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia are clear and declared," the source added.
  • Old Bones Are Telling New Tales (Son Of Kennewick Man)

    05/05/2006 12:01:01 PM PDT · by blam · 52 replies · 2,301+ views
    The State ^ | 5-5-2006 | Sandi Doughton
    Old bones are telling new tales BY SANDI DOUGHTONMay 5, 2006 The Seattle Times ELLENSBURG, Wash. - Behind two locked doors at Central Washington University, what might be called Son of Kennewick Man sits inside a cardboard box. The faceless skull dates back 9,000 years - just 400 years younger than the superstar skeleton unearthed from the banks of the Columbia River. While Kennewick Man ignited a legal battle over the control of ancient bones, the skull at CWU has barely raised a ripple. "It just misses the mark in terms of people's interest," said CWU anthropology professor Steven Hackenberger....
  • Fortune-telling judge couldn’t see firing coming

    05/03/2006 8:53:19 PM PDT · by george76 · 18 replies · 1,013+ views
    Reuters ^ | May 3, 2006
    Philippines jurist was noted for consulting 3 imaginary dwarfs about cases... A Philippine judge who claimed he could see into the future and admitted consulting imaginary mystic dwarfs has asked for his job back after being sacked by the country’s Supreme Court. “They should not have dismissed me for what I believed,” ... He told investigators that three mystic dwarfs -- Armand, Luis and Angel -- helped him carry out healing sessions during breaks in his chambers.
  • Archaeologists Find 4,500-Year-Old Fortune-Telling Instruments

    11/23/2005 2:08:02 PM PST · by blam · 15 replies · 683+ views
    Archaeologists find 4,500-year-old fortune-telling instruments www.chinaview.cn 2005-11-23 19:09:12 BEIJING, Nov. 23 (Xinhuanet) -- A Chinese archaeologist said Wednesday that a 4,500-year-old jade tortoise and an oblong jade article discovered in east China's Anhui Province were China's earliest fortune-telling instruments found so far. The two jade objects were discovered in an ancient tomb in Lingjiatan Village, Hanshan County, Anhui Province. Gu Fang, an expert with the jadeware research committee under the China Society of Cultural Relics, told Xinhua that the jade tortoise is made up of a back shell and a belly shell. Several holes can be found on the jade...
  • Muslim Students Association Telling Lies

    12/25/2003 2:04:30 PM PST · by forty_years · 17 replies · 7,633+ views
    www.netwmd.com ^ | December 25, 2003 | Diana Appelbaum
    Muslim Students Association Telling Lies By Diana Appelbaum, December 25, 2003 Home   Search   Forum   Terms At some point in the last two or three years, someone who hates Israel fabricated a bloodthirsty quotation and attributed it to Ariel Sharon. The false quote has circulated widely on anti-Israel and anti-Semitic WEB sites and list serves, and at least three student columnists have published it as fact in reputable college newspapers, the Georgetown University Hoya, the University of Florida Alligator, and the University of Illinois Daily Ilini. [http://www.thehoya.com/viewpoint/031902/view2.cfm, http://www.dailyillini.com/dec03/dec11/opinions/stories/opinions_column02.shtml, http://www.alligator.org/edit/opinion/issues/02-spring/020418/c02column18.html]. This is, or ought to be, a source of shame to the three newspapers...