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  • Time to Employ the Other Sides' Tactics (vanity)

    12/13/2013 8:03:59 AM PST · by Attention Surplus Disorder · 5 replies
    ASD | 12/13/2013 | Attention Surplus Disorder
    I believe it's time, past time, to employ some of the tactics that are spewed at Conservatives on a steady basis. Romney bought out a company and he was called a murderer, a vampire, because some woman lost her health care coverage. Don't miss my point because I chose that one example. There are a million others. Including the Cruz effort regarding ACA implementation dealy, which was attacked viciously until the moment it became instrumental to the Dem agenda and became enacted by unConstitutional exec order. I have a simple question: Does anybody believe that by, say Dec 31, 2013,...
  • Hit Obamanomics

    02/16/2012 6:53:01 AM PST · by Mustang Driver · 17 replies · 1+ views
    Charleston (WV) Daily Mail ^ | February 16, 2012 | Don Surber
    Some advice to conservatives: Quit being dragged off into side issues. Enough with the social issues already. That just alienates people in the middle and makes it seem as if that is the sole reason conservatives want to defeat Obama this fall. It’s the economy, stupid. Liberals have lured conservatives off the bridge that they were crossing. This is what trolls do. Liberals are laying traps that conservatives are not just falling in but leaping into the trap. The whole contraceptive flapdoodle is an excellent example of trolling. Well played, Mister President. Conservatives need to get their act together. President...
  • CHaRTS THaT DoN'T Lie

    07/02/2011 11:19:28 PM PDT · by Nachum · 3 replies
    zero hedge ^ | 7/2/11 | williambanzai7
    Really funny stuff. At the link...
  • Name That Party: Blago's Dem Affiliation Left Out of Seven AP Stories

    06/28/2011 8:56:18 AM PDT · by Nachum · 8 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | 6/28/11 | Tom Blumer
    Earlier today, a grand jury convicted former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich, a Democrat, on 17 of 20 counts of corruption. 11 of of the guilty verdicts related to attempts to profit from the "sale" of the U.S. Senate seat Barack Obama vacated when he became president. At USA Today's On Deadline blog (as of its 5:33 p.m. update), Michael Winter failed to identify Blagojevich or any other politician involved as a Democrat. Neither did the video found at Winter's article. This is not surprising, because the video came from the "see no evil Democrat" Associated Press.
  • Name That Party: AP Stops Tagging Troubled 'Centrist' Wu As a Dem

    02/28/2011 9:25:25 AM PST · by Nachum · 6 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | 2/28/11 | Tom Blumer
    Oregon residents and news followers nationwide can be forgiven for shaking their heads over the Associated Press's latest item on the misadventures of Congressman David Wu. All of a sudden he's apparently not a Democrat -- well, at least he's not identified as such by the wire service's Jonathan J. Cooper. (Snip) The theory here is that now that Wu's woes have become a more prominent national story, the AP has decided that the party identification of Wu should came to a halt, lest readers get their minds polluted with the craaaaazy idea that politicians in various forms of trouble
  • About That Settlement Freeze

    09/15/2010 9:54:35 AM PDT · by Nachum · 5 replies
    Commentary Magazine ^ | 9/15/10 | Michael J. Totten
    Israeli historian Yaacov Lozowick is in favor of continuing the settlement freeze that’s set to expire later this month — as long as the freeze is only in West Bank settlements that are actually up for discussion and that might plausibly be dismantled in a future peace deal with Palestinians. “Not in Modi’in Illit,” he said, referring to an ultra-Orthodox settlement immediately adjacent the Green Line, “which will remain in Israel no matter what, and certainly not in any part of Jerusalem.” Israel annexed all of Jerusalem decades ago. And while very few Jews move to and build in Arab...
  • Politicians that Cry Wolf

    09/29/2009 4:35:40 PM PDT · by SteveWsanson · 195+ views
    Veterans In Politics ^ | September 29, 2009 | Steve Sanson
    Politicians that Cry Wolf Let me be clear I cannot stand when good Americans change who they are and their personality once they become a candidate or become an elected official and call it “Politics”, these individuals are “Sell Outs”, they sell their souls to the devil to become an elected official and they give “politics” a bad name. Republican Assemblyman Chad Christenson who represents District 13 comes to mind. Back in 2008 Chad told a Review Journal reporter on the second-to-last day for candidate filings that he would not seek re-election, he said he would need more time to...
  • Edinburgh learns that jokes about Jews are no laughing matter

    08/14/2006 10:46:38 PM PDT · by Nachum · 9 replies · 808+ views
    Times Online UK ^ | August 15, 2006 | Jack Malvern
    JOKES about Jews and the Holocaust have become increasingly common at the Edinburgh Fringe as comedians tackle one of the last taboos. Some think that controversy over Israeli attacks on Lebanon have made Jewish history and beliefs worthy topics for stand-up routines. But one comedian has apologised after his outburst offended Jewish comedians and audience members. Steve Hughes, an Australian stand-up, told The Times that he regretted describing Richard Perle, an advisor to President George Bush, as “that f***ing Jew Richard Perle”. The comment, in his show The Storm, offended audience members including Jamie Glassman, a Jewish comedy writer. Glassman...
  • Fears That Chicken Farm's 'Safe' Bird Flu Could Mutate

    04/27/2006 6:37:36 PM PDT · by blam · 26 replies · 410+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 4-28-2006 | David Sapsted
    Fears that chicken farm's 'safe' bird flu virus could mutate By David Sapsted (Filed: 28/04/2006) As ministry vets prepared to gas 35,000 chickens to curb an outbreak of bird flu, a prominent virologist warned the government not to be sanguine over this supposedly "safe" strain of the disease. Prof Albert Osterhaus, a Dutch virologist, said that the H7 strain found in the flock just outside Dereham, Norfolk, had the potential to mutate into a form just as hazardous as the H5N1 strain, which has killed more than 100 people in Asia. The farm in Hockering, Norfolk, where 35,000 chickens are...
  • Tailor's Bag That Put West On The Trail Of Iran's Nuclear Secrets

    03/21/2006 6:27:07 PM PST · by blam · 3 replies · 435+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 3-23-2006 | Anton La Guardia
    Tailor's bag that put West on the trail of Iran's nuclear secrets By Anton La Guardia, Diplomatic Editor (Filed: 22/03/2006) Nuclear inspectors have established a link between Iranian nuclear documents and the blueprint for a warhead bought by Libya on the black market. The discovery increases suspicions that Teheran is trying to build atomic weapons under the cloak of its "civil" nuclear programme. As Iran faces the threat of United Nations sanctions, questions are growing about whether it has made the jump from enriching uranium to designing an actual weapon. The new evidence on "weaponisation" has built up from several...
  • Broccoli, Cabbage, Cauliflower: The Vegetables That May Prevent Cancer

    02/08/2006 3:16:55 PM PST · by blam · 120 replies · 1,927+ views
    The Guardian (UK) ^ | 2-8-2006 | Ian Sample
    Broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower: the vegetables that may prevent cancer · Foods contain chemicals that help repair DNA· Study backs link between diet and disease Ian Sample, science correspondent Wednesday February 8, 2006 The Guardian (UK) Natural chemicals found in soya beans and vegetables such as broccoli, cabbage and cauliflower boost the body's ability to repair damaged DNA and may prevent cells turning cancerous, scientists said yesterday. Studies have suggested that eating vegetables appears to provide some protection against certain cancers, but until now the reason why has been a mystery. Researchers at Georgetown University in Washington DC believe the answer...
  • New law can't guarantee that calling a shooting self-defense makes it so

    07/30/2005 9:50:34 PM PDT · by freepatriot32 · 36 replies · 1,020+ views
    After his adult son shot a man in the leg Wednesday and sheriff's investigators took his son to jail, James Loudon had many questions. Some were about the details of the shooting, which he and his construction worker son say was self-defense. Loudon, a retiree from Chicago, didn't see the shooting but he thinks he knows most of those details now. His remaining questions are mostly about a new Florida law. It was advertised as expanding the right to use firearms and deadly force when people think they are threatened with illegal violence. Loudon hopes that law, lauded by the...
  • Millions 'Wasted' Planting Trees That Reduce Water

    07/28/2005 6:17:29 PM PDT · by blam · 34 replies · 1,081+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 7-29-2005 | Charles Clover
    Millions 'wasted' planting trees that reduce water By Charles Clover, Environment Editor (Filed: 29/07/2005) Millions of pounds in overseas aid are wasted every year planting trees in dry countries in the belief that they help attract rainfall and act as storage for water, scientists said yesterday. In fact, forests usually increase evaporation and help to reduce the amount of water available for human consumption or growing crops, according to a four-year study. Research on water catchments on three continents says it is "a myth" that trees always increase the availability of water. Even the cloud forests of tropical Costa Rica...
  • New Federal Legislation that Would Rein in Rogue Anti-Drug Task Forces to be Introduced

    06/04/2005 12:40:31 PM PDT · by freepatriot32 · 28 replies · 1,107+ views
    http://www.drugpolicy.org ^ | 5 25 05 | drug policy alliance
    At a press conference and Congressional briefing on Wednesday, May 25th, Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) will introduce federal legislation that could cut off hundreds of millions of dollars in federal law enforcement grants to local anti-drug task forces. The legislation, which is being co-sponsored by Representatives John Conyers (D-MI), Charles Rangel (D-NY), Donald Payne (D-NJ), and Ed Towns (D-NY), would prohibit states from spending federal Byrne grants on regional narcotics task forces unless they adopt laws preventing people from being convicted of drug offenses when the only evidence against them is the uncorroborated testimony of a law enforcement officer...
  • Denying Terrorism

    02/08/2005 6:28:30 AM PST · by stevejackson · 4 replies · 565+ views
    http://www.netwmd.com/ ^ | February 8, 2005 | Daniel Pipes
    Editor's note: Readers may also be interested in New Jersey: An Islamic Murder of Coptic Christians?.Anyone following the investigation into the mid-January slaughter of the Armanious family (husband, wife, two young daughters), Copts living in Jersey City, N.J., knows who the presumptive suspects are: Islamists furious at a Christian Egyptian immigrant who dares engage in Internet polemics against Islam and who attempts to convert Muslims to Christianity.The authorities, however, have blinded themselves to the extensive circumstantial evidence, insisting that "no facts at this point" substantiate a religious motive for the murders.Somehow, the prosecutor missed that all four members of this...
  • RATS Attack Moynihan (the D-NY that Hillary Rodman replaced) Social Security Commission

    02/05/2005 5:41:45 PM PST · by Libloather · 4 replies · 718+ views
    FOX News ^ | 5/01/01
    <p>WASHINGTON — President Bush's commission to create a plan to mend Social Security is loaded with members who favor privatizing the federal retirement plan to some degree.</p> <p>Bush wants to allow voluntary private investment accounts. He will officially announce his commission on Wednesday. The group's task is to hammer out the details of a new plan by this fall.</p>
  • Clintoon Hound Dogs in Action for Oreck Vacuums

    01/05/2005 7:06:42 PM PST · by DSBull · 43 replies · 1,445+ views
    Oreck Vaccum ad
    Could these poor hounds have been trained by the former hounddog in Chief bill clintoon. One wonders..
  • SAF Blasts Proposed San Francisco Handgun Ban: 'We Beat That In 1982'

    12/16/2004 9:34:21 PM PST · by cougar_mccxxi · 4 replies · 633+ views
    12/16/2004 | Alan Gottlieb
    SAF Blasts Proposed San Francisco Handgun Ban: 'We Beat That In 1982' 12/16/2004 5:07:00 PM To: State Desk Contact: Alan Gottlieb of the Second Amendment Foundation, 425-454-7012 BELLEVUE, Wash., Dec. 16 /U.S. Newswire/ -- Calling it an "ill-considered return visit of anti-gun bigotry," the Second Amendment Foundation (SAF) today blasted plans to put a handgun ban on the November 2005 ballot in San Francisco, Calif. reminding proponents of the measure that such a ban was declared illegal when first tried in 1982. "This issue was decided by the California courts more than 22 years ago, and the gun ban extremists...
  • Abbas Apologizes for Being Ethnically Cleansed

    12/12/2004 2:54:15 PM PST · by stevejackson · 1 replies · 514+ views
    War to Mobilize Democracy ^ | December 12, 2004
    The Arab world is all one big happy family again. OK, dysfunctional, but happy. No, well, unhappy and as twisted as usual. While visiting Kuwait today, Palestinian presidential front-runner, Mahmoud Abbas, apologized for his people’s support of Saddam’s invasion of the Gulf emirate in 1990. Isn’t that special? (remember Dana Carvey as the “Church Lady” on SNL?). This happened just after Kuwait’s sultans (or whatever they’re called) forgave the Palestinian people for supporting Saddam’s invasion. Kuwait’s leadership went so far as to say they didn’t even expect a public apology for Palestinian support of the 1990 war. Now, isn’t that...
  • PLEASE! STOP POSTING SAME MESSAGE ON ALL BOARDS!

    08/16/2002 7:39:49 AM PDT · by Merchant Seaman · 715 replies · 30,137+ views
    Annoyed Reader
    The purpose of FreeRepublic.com's multiple message boards is to limit the topics for each board to particular topics. Posting the same message on all the boards defeats the purpose of multiple-boards for special topics. It is very annoying to see the same message on every bulletin board. PLEASE! DO THE READERS A FAVOR. STOP CROSS-POSTING YOUR MESSAGES!
  • O'Reilly really is biased

    12/03/2004 9:48:02 AM PST · by Canuckistan · 21 replies · 780+ views
    I was just thinking about the Jeremy Glick episode. O'Reilly may be moderate politically, but that doesn't mean unbiased these days. His problem is that he isn't neutral when it comes to the United States. He is pro-American. To the left, that's biased.
  • Get Over It -- He Certainly Has

    11/26/2004 5:29:21 PM PST · by NYC GOP Chick · 125 replies · 3,006+ views
    The Sydney Morning Herald ^ | 11.27.2004 | Caroline Overington
    Don't waste your time, girls - some romances are not meant to be, writes Caroline Overington. Is there a woman alive who hasn't sat on the couch, sobbing and saying: "Why doesn't he call?" Well, now we know: he's just not that into you. Sounds simple, no? Yet a guide for women that explains this basic concept has taken the book world by storm. The book, He's Just Not That Into You: The No-Excuses Truth to Understanding Guys, has reached the top of the bestseller lists in The New York Times, USA Today and The Wall Street Journal. It was...
  • That Sinking Feeling (Global Warming)

    01/05/2004 4:28:49 PM PST · by blam · 38 replies · 451+ views
    Independent (UK) ^ | 1-6-2004 | Charles Arthur
    That sinking feelingAs we continue to defy the Kyoto Protocol, the islanders of the South Pacific watch anxiously as the rising waters wash away their future. Now they are joining forces to fight the tide By Charles Arthur 06 January 2004 It's possible that Kiribati has failed to make much of an impression on many people. The most easterly island in the world, it reached its apotheosis in popular recognition at the start of this millennium, when wealthy travellers flocked there in order to see the first sun rise on a new century. The chances are the island will fail...
  • Parent protests ruling that allows clothing with Confederate flag

    11/23/2003 8:52:24 AM PST · by freepatriot32 · 28 replies · 509+ views
    the sylva herald ^ | 11.20.03 | Lynn Hotaling
    A parent of a high school student asked local school officials last week (Nov. 14) to reconsider a Sept. 22 decision that paved the way for students to choose clothing that displays the Confederate flag. Stella Moore told members of the Jackson County Board of Education that her son had heard racial slurs at Smoky Mountain High School and described an incident where students ran across the football field (during a pep rally) carrying a Confederate flag and yelling "KKK." "Your decision was made without regard for the feelings of those who think that flag represents racism and slavery," Moore...
  • Fact or fallacy: Sexy tree too much for some Westside neighbors

    08/31/2003 1:12:04 PM PDT · by TOTAL RECALL · 11 replies · 552+ views
    Fact or fallacy: Sexy tree too much for some Westside neighbors By DAN WHITESentinel staff writer A Westside resident called the cops Monday to report an allegedly phallic tree. Officers responded to the Liberty Street home but found no wrongdoing. They said the 20-footer — actually an evergreen hedge of the Luma genus — is protected by its owner’s right to artistic freedom. "We contacted the city attorney," said Sgt. Brad Goodwin. "It could be interpreted anywhere from being free speech to being artistic. It’s really nothing we have control over." All trees can be seen as "phallic," but some...
  • The Least Harm Principle Suggests that Humans Should Eat Beef, Lamb, Dairy, not a Vegan Diet

    08/29/2003 2:14:39 PM PDT · by freepatriot32 · 47 replies · 12,064+ views
    The Least Harm Principle Suggests that Humans Should Eat Beef, Lamb, Dairy, not a Vegan Diet. The following abstract and the aforementioned title were written by S.L. Davis, Department of Animal Sciences, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331.Wildlife Damage Control has received permission to reprint this abstract in its entirety which was "Previously published in the Proceedings of the Third Congress of the European Society for Agricultural and Food Ethics, 2001, pp 449-450." Again, this article was NOT written by Stephen Vantassel. See my version of this principle written long before this article at Uneasy Conscience of the Animal Rights...
  • Computer Program That Analyzed Shuttle Was Misused, Engineer Says

    08/25/2003 2:24:11 AM PDT · by freepatriot32 · 32 replies · 319+ views
    new york times ^ | 8 26 03 | JOHN SCHWARTZ
    he computer program that helped NASA mistakenly decide that the shuttle Columbia had not been deeply harmed by a piece of falling foam would have predicted serious damage if used properly, said the retired Boeing engineer who developed the program. The engineer, Allen J. Richardson, said the program, known as Crater, was never intended to be used in a mission to predict damage, as it was in Columbia's fatal flight. Members of the Columbia Accident Investigation Board, which is expected to release its final report on the disaster tomorrow, have disparaged Crater as a flawed tool. But Mr. Richardson said...
  • The House That Roared

    07/19/2003 9:19:59 PM PDT · by freepatriot32 · 17 replies · 316+ views
    washington post ^ | 7.19.03 | juliet Eilperin and Albert B. Crenshaw
    It started with the mind-numbing reading of a 200-page pension overhaul bill, erupted into a remarkably bitter name-calling match between House Republicans and Democrats, and ended with a GOP lawmaker summoning Capitol Police to evict an outraged gaggle of Democratic colleagues from a congressional library. Ultimately, nobody was assaulted or arrested. But the brouhaha that exploded yesterday morning in the Ways and Means Committee marked the most bitterly partisan spat thus far in the 108th Congress, a place already known for unusually angry relations between the Republican majority and the Democratic minority, especially in the House. The Longworth building showdown...
  • New Law Means That Spamming AOL Members May Result in Criminal Penalties For Spammers

    04/29/2003 2:37:45 PM PDT · by freepatriot32 · 15 replies · 302+ views
    aol internet service ^ | 4.29.03 | aol internet service
    DULLES, VA - Tuesday, April 29, 2003 - In an important new chapter in the fight against spam, America Online joined with Virginia lawmakers and Internet industry leaders to unveil a much-needed, timely new weapon in the war against spammers: a strengthened state law that allows for the criminal prosecution of spammers with penalties that include jail time, asset forfeiture, and fines. The unveiling of the new state law comes on the eve of the first-ever Federal Trade Commission (FTC) forum on spam, to be held in Washington, D.C. April 30-May 2. The new anti-spam statute (SB 1139/HB 2290) now...
  • Legislature Creates Large Tax Hike

    09/29/2002 3:30:01 PM PDT · by Madcelt · 23 replies · 333+ views
    Carolina Journal ^ | September 23, 2002 | John Locke Foundation
    RALEIGH — Gov. Mike Easley and the state legislature have approved a revised budget for the current fiscal year that will likely result in hundreds of millions of dollars in new taxes on North Carolina businesses and families, further damaging an already weakened state economy, according to a preliminary analysis by the John Locke Foundation. John Hood, chairman and president of the Raleigh-based think tank, observed that the new budget directly raises the state tax burden by approximately $157 million, largely through changes in business taxes and the elimination of previously scheduled tax cuts that had been designed to help...
  • Senator Trent Lott, doing what he does so well...

    03/23/2002 4:54:24 PM PST · by Registered · 17 replies · 533+ views
    Registered ^ | 03.23.02 | Registered