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  • The hidden evil in Thomas the Tank Engine

    07/25/2014 6:00:04 AM PDT · by lifeofgrace · 38 replies
    Charting Course ^ | 7/24/2014 | Steve Berman
    Ms. Tracy Van Slyke has uncovered such a dastardly attack upon our vulnerable youth, it’s shocking that nobody else before her noticed this malign cancer hiding in plain sight.  She has exposed Thomas the Tank Engine as a pernicious evil, causing so much “classism, sexism, anti-environmentalism bordering on racism” in its “hidden lessons.” I was completely captured and intrigued by Ms. Van Slyke’s keen insight and discernment on this topic, because, frankly, my two boys are very much taken with Thomas and his friends Percy, Edward, Henry, Gordon, James, Emily, and the very scary Diesel Ten.  If there were something...
  • Unbelievable: The liberal PC police are now going after Thomas the Tank Engine

    07/23/2014 6:38:45 PM PDT · by BulletBobCo · 40 replies
    Young Conservatives ^ | July 23, 2014 | Cameron Khansarinia
    We’ve grown accustomed to senseless liberal logic insinuating that anything that has to do with the color spectrum is somehow racist or racially charged, however; the most recent attack by The Guardian filth-spiller, Tracy van Slyke, is so stupid it just made me chuckle. Check out what she said about the demonic Thomas the Tank Engine. From The Guardian: For the record, all the “villains” on Thomas and Friends are the dirty diesel engines. I’d like to think there was a good environmental message in there, but when the good engines pump out white smoke and the bad engines pump...
  • Sorry Billy, If You Like 'Thomas The Tank Engine', You're a RACIST! (Liberal insanity)

    07/23/2014 5:08:05 PM PDT · by AuditTheFed · 32 replies
    Top Right News ^ | 07-23-2014 | Gina Cassini
    by Gina Cassini | Top Right NewsIt's all about race.Everything, that is. Just when you think it's ok for your child to enjoy an innocent, wholesome cartoon that has been thrilling little tikes for seven decades, you find out that it's -- what else? -- RACIST! That is, according to the ridiculous screed of Tracy van Slyke, of The Guardian, which is so stupid it just must be a joke. Right? Wrong! She's serious. Check out what she said about the evil Thomas the Tank Engine: For the record, all the “villains” on Thomas and Friends are the dirty diesel engines. I’d like to...
  • In new TV ad, Thomas vows to protect Arizona ‘before it’s too late’

    07/17/2014 4:16:20 PM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 3 replies
    AZ Capitol Times ^ | Ben Giles
    Former Maricopa County Attorney Andrew Thomas, now a GOP candidate for governor, used his first television ad of the election cycle to take on immigration, the “gay lobby” and liberal judges. The 30-second ad, which began airing today on broadcast television statewide, mostly touts Thomas’ attempts at enforcing immigration during his tenure as Maricopa County Attorney. Alongside Sheriff Joe Arpaio, Thomas made a name for himself by taking a hard line against immigration along the Arizona-Mexico border.
  • Amnesty Lite Is Still Amnesty

    Not since a 42-to-1 underdog named Buster Douglas knocked out undefeated heavyweight champion Mike Tyson in 1990 has there been an upset like economics professor Dave Brat defeating House Majority Leader Eric Cantor in the Republican primary in Virginia. (SNIP) Immigration laws are the only laws that are discussed almost entirely in terms of what can be done to help those who have broken the law. Some want to help a little and some want to help a lot. But amnesty lite is still amnesty. Some people seem to think that amnesty is not amnesty if you throw in requirements...
  • An American soldier: Owen Thomas

    05/15/2014 10:37:03 AM PDT · by Nachum · 2 replies
    Kill or be killed. Imagine if you were suddenly thrown into a world where atrocities were a daily occurrence, where adrenaline constantly pumped through your veins in response to fear, where even children are a threat to your life. This is the story of an American soldier, one of tens of thousands who had to endure the horrors of war in Iraq or Afghanistan. In light of the despicable way many of the Veterans’ Administration agencies, especially the healthcare facilities, have been treating our veterans, it seems time we got a glimpse of what so many of our heroes went...
  • Abramson fired (NYT Dumps Liberal Female Editor - Replaces her with Liberal Black Man)

    05/14/2014 5:02:49 PM PDT · by tom h · 19 replies
    Salon.com ^ | May 14, 2014 | Ken Auletta
    ... Abramson recently learned her pay package was not commensurate with that of her predecessor, Bill Keller, and sought parity... “‘She confronted the top brass,’ one close associate said, and this may have fed into the management’s narrative that she was ‘pushy,’ a characterization that, for many, has an inescapably gendered aspect.” [Publisher Arthur] Sulzberger is known to believe that the Times, as a financially beleaguered newspaper, needed to retreat on some of its generous pay and pension benefits ...
  • Supreme Court justice agrees: First Amendment limits only Congress

    05/10/2014 11:00:08 AM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 92 replies
    Renew America ^ | May 10, 2014 | By Bryan Fischer
    I have argued since I first began writing and speaking on this issue that the First Amendment restrains only the actions of Congress. The first word in the First Amendment, after all, is the word "Congress." "Congress shall make no law..." The Founders quite intentionally were not imposing restraints on what a state could do in offering prayers before legislative assemblies, or what a city could do in erecting Ten Commandments monuments, or what a school could do in offering prayer and Bible reading over the intercom or at graduation. Congress and Congress alone is bound down by the chains...
  • Democratic Congressman Makes Shocking Racial Comments About Republicans, Clarence Thomas, Mitch

    04/29/2014 3:38:03 PM PDT · by Nachum · 40 replies
    Buzz Feed ^ | 4/29/14 | Andrew Kaczynski
    A Mississippi Democratic Congressman says Clarence Thomas is an “Uncle Tom,” Mitch McConnell is a “racist,” and that Republicans are only anti-big government and anti-Obamacare because President Obama is black. Rep. Bennie Thompson was appearing on a New Nation of Islam radio program over weekend where he made the comments. “I’ve been in Washington. I saw three presidents now. I never saw George Bush treated like this. I never saw Bill Clinton treated like this with such disrespect,” Thompson said. “That Mitch McConnell would have the audacity to tell the president of the United States — not the chief executive,...
  • Seek the Lord Where He May Be Found – A Homily for the Second Sunday of Easter

    04/27/2014 2:34:11 AM PDT · by markomalley · 4 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 4/26/2014 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    In today’s Gospel, we see that the Risen Lord appeared to the apostles, who were gathered together in one place. The fact that they were gathered in one place is not without significance, for it is there that the Lord appears to them. One of them, as we shall see, was not in the gathering, and thus missed the blessing of seeing and experiencing the risen Lord. It might be said that Thomas, the absent disciple, “blocked” his blessing.Some people want Jesus without the Church. No can do. Jesus is found in his Church, among those who have gathered. There...
  • 'Hannity' Guest Confronts Lawmaker Who Called Clarence Thomas a ‘Very Prolific Uncle Tom’

    02/26/2014 3:43:14 AM PST · by servo1969 · 9 replies
    Newsbusters.org ^ | 2-25-2014 | Randy Hall
    Full title - "Only Fox Cares: 'Hannity' Guest Confronts Lawmaker Who Called Clarence Thomas a ‘Very Prolific Uncle Tom’" The plight of black conservatives took center stage during Monday's edition of Hannity, a weeknight program on the Fox News Channel. The segment featured footage of African-American radio host David Webb interviewing Alvin Holmes, a Democratic state representative in Alabama who had used the racial slur “Uncle Tom” to describe Clarence Thomas, the black justice on the U.S. Supreme Court. Only the Fox News Channel has reported this story on TV. Holmes said he stands behind his previous statement because Thomas...
  • Police Trickery Prompts Concern From State's High Court

    01/14/2014 8:09:01 PM PST · by Behind Liberal Lines · 71 replies
    New York Law Journal ^ | 1/15/14 | John Caher
    ALBANY - The constitutional limits of police deception, and the potential for trickery to cause a false confession, seemed to trouble the judges on New York's highest court Tuesday as they heard two appeals challenging nearly 150 years of jurisprudence. For more than an hour, the judges engaged in a lively give-and-take with defense and prosecution attorneys in two cases that are unrelated except for the fact that both involve defendants who confessed after they were tricked by police. The Court of Appeals has long held that police can resort to deceit and subterfuge to persuade a suspect to confess...
  • Polygamy and the Left

    12/22/2013 6:18:16 PM PST · by ReformationFan · 24 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 12-22-13 | Trevor Thomas
    With the ruling of a federal judge last week that declared part of Utah's anti-polygamy law unconstitutional, the left finds itself torn. Of course, with their ever-wavering consciences that are willing to go along with whatever seems the latest fad that tests our moral boundaries (especially in the sexual realm), some liberals say that it is time that we take a closer look at plural marriage. After all, if consenting adults want to enter into such relationships, what is the problem? In other words, as I asked over five years ago, what's wrong with polygamy? However, some liberals took comfort...
  • The Union’s Most Undervalued General (Maj. Gen. George H. Thomas)

    10/25/2013 5:52:30 AM PDT · by C19fan · 10 replies
    New York Times ^ | October 24, 2013 | Phil Leigh
    Despite his brilliant victory at Vicksburg in July, some lingering doubts remained about Gen. Ulysses S. Grant when he took command of the besieged Union forces at Chattanooga, Tenn., on Oct. 23, 1863. .......................................................... But until it proved successful, Grant had angrily denounced the unauthorized assault that chased the rebels away from Chattanooga and brought him glory, muttering that, should it fail, “somebody will suffer.” And Grant had a very particular somebody in mind, a leader he persistently disparaged because he dreaded the man as a rival: Maj. Gen. George H. Thomas.
  • Evacuations ordered after fire, explosions rock plant in Oklahoma

    09/19/2013 4:34:46 AM PDT · by Morgana · 23 replies
    THOMAS, Okla. — Firefighters are battling a fire and officials are ordering nearby areas evacuated after a fire and explosions rocked a manufacturing site northwest of Oklahoma City.
  • IRS Scandal Official Gets Promoted

    08/12/2013 7:19:12 AM PDT · by rightwingerpatriot · 5 replies
    RightWingPatriot.com ^ | August 12, 2013 | RightWingPatriot
    It seems that not only is Justice blind in Washington, D.C., but she's been kicked out of town altogether. On Saturday, it was reported that Cindy Thomas just got a big promotion. If you don't know who Cindy Thomas is, she was the IRS official in charge of the exempt organizations office in Cincinnati. This was one of the IRS groups who targeted conservative tea party groups for harassment and intimidation. They also illegally leaked confidential tax information to other agencies and liberal groups. Cindy Thomas is a 35 year veteran of the IRS (bet her pension plan is rocking!)...
  • Obama: Longtime journalist Helen Thomas a 'true pioneer'

    07/21/2013 10:42:04 AM PDT · by Nachum · 54 replies
    The Hill ^ | 7/21/13 | Erik Wasson
    President Obama on Saturday said he and first lady Michelle Obama were saddened by the death of longtime White House journalist Helen Thomas, calling her a “true pioneer” who opened doors and broke down barriers for generations of women. Thomas died on Saturday after a long illness. She was 92. Thomas covered every president from John F. Kennedy to Obama and long held the informal title of "Dean of the White House Press Corps." In a statement, Obama said Thomas “never failed to keep presidents – myself included – on their toes. What made Helen the ‘Dean of the White...
  • President Obama Serenades Helen Thomas on Their Birthday

    07/21/2013 10:33:27 AM PDT · by Nachum · 12 replies
    YouTube ^ | Aug 4, 2009
    Did you know that Helen Thomas and The "Preezy" shared the same birthday?
  • Helen Thomas, trailblazing reporter, dead at 92

    07/20/2013 6:53:44 AM PDT · by markomalley · 228 replies
    Politico ^ | 7/20/2013
    Helen Thomas, whose career covering the White House dated back to the Kennedy administration, died on Saturday at the age of 92, the Gridiron Club announced in an email to members on Saturday. Thomas was the the first woman to join the White House Correspondents' Association, and the first woman to serve as its president. She was also the first female member of the Gridiron Club, Washington's historic press group. Present at the press briefings of ten consecutive presidential administrations, Thomas's career in journalism ended in 2010 after controversial remarks she made about Israeli Jews were caught on camera. "Former...
  • Dopey thief who decided to rob gas station immediately after filling in a job application

    07/12/2013 8:36:28 AM PDT · by DFG · 14 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | 07/12/2013 | Helen Collis
    A 33-year-old man allegedly robbed a petrol station having just left them details of his name and address. Dim-witted Anthony Thomas had moments earlier filled out an application form for a job at the station before dipping his hand into the til. The ill-thought-out robbery was caught on the gas station's CCTV. The footage clearly showed the thief taking wads of notes out of an open til drawer while the cashier attended to other business in the store.
  • Tweet from Rep Ryan Winkler, Calls SCOTUS Judge "Uncle Thomas": Deleted

    06/26/2013 11:06:15 AM PDT · by Nachum · 12 replies
    Twitter ^ | 6/26/13 | "Tweets
    The Tweet: "SCOTUS VRA majority is four accomplices to race discrimination and one Uncle Thomas. Marriage decision may blur court's backsliding."
  • Played Out: the Liberal Racists' "Uncle Tom" Card

    06/26/2013 2:23:26 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 11 replies
    townhall.com ^ | 6-26-2013 | Michelle Malkin
    Meet Ryan Patrick Winkler. He's a 37-year-old liberal Minnesota state legislator with a B.A. in history from Harvard University and a J.D. from the University of Minnesota Law School. He's also a coward, a bigot, a liar and a textbook example of plantation progressivism. On Tuesday, Winkler took to Twitter to rant about the Supreme Court's decision to strike down an onerous section of the Voting Rights Act. The 5-4 ruling overturned an unconstitutional requirement that states win federal preclearance approval of any changes to their election laws and procedures. Winkler fumed: "VRA majority is four accomplices to race discrimination...
  • Clarence Thomas: Affirmative Action Is Just Like Segregation

    06/24/2013 12:34:27 PM PDT · by george76 · 12 replies
    Business Insider ^ | June 24, 2013 | Josh Barro
    Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas.. the Supreme Court sent the University of Texas' affirmative action program back for a lower court for review by a vote of 7-1. Justice Clarence Thomas concurred in that decision but also wrote a scathing concurring opinion saying he would have rejected Texas' affirmative action program outright as unconstitutional. ... There is no principled distinction between the University’s assertion that diversity yields educational benefits and the segregationists’ assertion that segregation yielded those same benefits. ... The Constitution does not pander to faddish theories about whether race mixing is in the public interest. The Equal Protection...
  • Vanity - SCOTUS Watch June 3rd - June 7th

    06/03/2013 6:27:06 AM PDT · by Perdogg · 7 replies
    It is that time of year where the SCOTUS makes its decisions for the term. Who knows what decisions will be handed down this week. I do not expect any gay marriage decisions until the final days of the term.
  • IRS Chain of Command Suggests Scandal Not Limited to 'Low-Level Employees'

    05/22/2013 7:27:34 AM PDT · by DFG · 16 replies
    Weekly Standard ^ | 05/22/13 | Mark Hemingway
    After the IRS revealed it had wrongly targeted hundreds of conservative and Tea Party groups, the agency claimed that the misconduct was limited to "low-level employees" in its Cincinnati office. Yesterday, the attorney for Lois Lerner, the head of the IRS’s tax-exempt organizations division, told the House Oversight Committee she would invoke her Fifth Amendment rights, making that explanation much less credible. Now the local Cincinnati Fox affiliate, FOX19, has done some digging and uncovered information suggesting that top officials at the IRS weren't too far removed from the six low-level employees identified as making unjustified inquiries. Fox19 has not...
  • When Clarence Thomas Wrote To George Jones

    05/01/2013 5:56:30 AM PDT · by don-o · 22 replies
    npr Music ^ | April 26, 2013 | Melissa Block
    It turns out, Justice Thomas is a big Possum fan. "I can't begin to tell how good it made me feel to receive your letters," he writes. "I have listened to your music for over a decade. The lyrics so often captured just how I felt. As you can imagine, I have had occasion to feel the blues. But, I have also been blessed with so much more happiness and good fortune." Then, the famously reticent Justice Thomas reveals an intriguing personal anecdote: "You may be interested to know that I used one of your songs to allay the concerns...
  • No Boundaries, Big problem

    04/25/2013 5:26:54 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 2 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 25, 2013 | Cal Thomas
    One of the consequences of abandoning a standard by which right and wrong can be judged is our increasing inability to mete out punishment that fits the crime. In fact, too often we weigh extenuating circumstances rather than guilty actions. In the case of the Boston bombers, observers search for reasons why the attacks occurred. But the failure to view the attackers as anything other than simply guilty and judge them accordingly, is similar to the U.S. government's attitude toward the Middle East, which often sees Israel as the major impediment to peace. There is little expectation that Israel's enemies...
  • CAL THOMAS COMMENTARY MARCH 12, 2013 THE ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH THIS WEEKS BEGINS THE PROCES

    03/13/2013 8:11:02 AM PDT · by opbuzz · 269 replies
    CalThomas.com ^ | March 12 2013 | Cal Thomas
    THE IDEA OF A POPE IS BASED ON A FALSE INTERPRETATION OF SCRIPTURE, THAT JESUS WANTED TO BUILD HIS CHURCH ON PETER, INSTEAD OF HIMSELF. WHY WOULD JESUS BUILD HIS CHURCH ON A SINFUL MAN?
  • Jason Whitlock Compares Conservative Scholar Thomas Sowell to House Slave

    01/04/2013 9:42:48 AM PST · by Nachum · 64 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 1/4/13 | Tony Lee
    Controversial black sports columnist Jason Whitlock compared black conservative scholar Thomas Sowell to a house slave in a series of tweets on Wednesday. When asked what columnist he felt was closely related to Samuel L. Jackson’s character in the “Django Unchained” movie, Whitlock tweeted, “Thomas Sowell":
  • Tampa Mom Thought Baby Was Devil, Drowned Him

    11/23/2012 8:54:18 AM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 36 replies
    AP ^ | November 22, 2012
    PLANT CITY | A Tampa Bay area mother confessed to drowning her baby in her apartment's bathtub, saying he has the devil, according to an affidavit released by police. Talae Thomas, 30, is charged with first-degree murder and aggravated child abuse in the death of her 5-week-old son, Chase Harrison. She is being held without bail at the Hillsborough County Jail.
  • NJ agency in spotlight after mother decapitates son, kills herself

    08/23/2012 6:58:06 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 8 replies
    New York Post ^ | August 23, 2012 | ASSOCIATED PRESS
    CAMDEN, NJ — New Jersey's child-welfare agency, long under federal oversight for high-profile lapses, said it will review its role in the case of a mother who decapitated her 2-year-old son and killed herself just five months after regaining custody of the child. The Department of Children and Families said Wednesday night it had been working with members of Chevonne Thomas' family to support the woman and her son, who were reunited under a court order in April.
  • Former D.C. Council member Thomas sentenced to 38 months in prison

    05/03/2012 10:56:39 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 9 replies
    Washington Times ^ | May 3, 2012 | Tom Howell Jr.
    Former D.C. Council member Harry Thomas Jr. was sentenced Thursday to 38 months in prison for stealing more than $350,000 in public funds. “This is my weakest moment. the lowest moment of my life,” Thomas said, after testimony from his mother and a little league baseball official. The U.S. attorney for the District said the court should impose 46 months in prison. Thomas directed funds intended for youth sports programs through the Children & Youth Investment Trust Corp. to nonprofits and then skimmed off money for himself to pay for trips and lavish expenses. U.S. District Court John D. Bates...
  • Judge rejects releasing TBI file of ex-judge Richard Baumgartner

    03/09/2012 10:52:54 AM PST · by SmithL · 12 replies
    Knoxville News Sentinel ^ | 3/9/12 | Jamie Satterfield
    KNOXVILLE — A judge said today he has no authority to make public the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation's file on former judge Richard Baumgartner. "This court has no authority whatsoever to decide on its own, 'I'm going to let the public see this file,'" Special Judge John Kerry Blackwood said at a specially-called hearing in Knox County Criminal Court. Blackwood said the portions of the file not made public contain phone records and recorded conversations in which Baumgartner discusses sex with two women and makes "crude remarks" about people. "What you're not going to find (in the TBI file) is...
  • Must Watch: Thomas Sowell on Derrick Bell

    03/07/2012 8:38:26 PM PST · by Nachum · 27 replies
    AR Ward.net ^ | 3/7/12 | AR Ward
    Thomas Sowell video on the "Narrow Ideologue" Derrick Bell.
  • At CPAC: Conservative Columnist Cal Thomas Says Rachel Maddow Is ‘Best Argument’ for Contraception

    02/09/2012 7:46:38 PM PST · by Nachum · 35 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 2/9/12 | Tiffany Gabbay
    During a CPAC panel discussion on the Obama administration’s controversial contraception mandate, The Heritage Foundation’s Genevieve Wood played a clip of Rachel Maddow saying that “the Republican Party was waging war on contraception.” Turning to columnist Cal Thomas, Wood asked: “Cal, let’s talk about this religious–this is serious, we laugh about it, but this is serious in terms of, if they get away with this, what would happen in a second term? If that outrage doesn’t turn to action in November, what are we looking at here?” To which he pointedly responded: “I’m really glad, Genevieve, that you played the...
  • Stanley Cup winning goaltender: ‘I stand with Catholics’ against birth control mandate

    02/09/2012 3:34:32 PM PST · by NYer · 10 replies
    Life Site News ^ | February 9, 2012 | THADDEUS BAKLINSKI
    Tim Thomas BOSTON, February 9, 2012 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Boston Bruins star goalie Tim Thomas sent waves through the sports world Wednesday when he announced through his Facebook page that he supports Catholics in their fight against the Obama administration’s mandate that forces coverage of contraception, sterilizations, and abortion-inducing drugs. “I Stand with the Catholics in the fight for Religious Freedom,” wrote Thomas, who won last year’s Conn Smythe Trophy as the Stanley Cup MVP. To date over 170 Catholic bishops heading U.S. dioceses have spoken up against the mandate after Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced last month...
  • Scandal allegations scramble 2 Milwaukee races

    02/06/2012 11:05:57 AM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 6 replies
    JS Online ^ | 2-6-12 | Larry Sandler
    Dramatic developments are rocking the campaigns for two of Milwaukee's least dramatic offices: city comptroller and city treasurer. The comptroller's race effectively ended Thursday, the day that Milwaukee County prosecutors charged Supervisor Johnny Thomas with accepting a bribe. Thomas, who had been the front-runner in the comptroller's race, immediately suspended his campaign, leaving Martin Matson, the city's deputy pension director, as the only active candidate on the April 3 ballot. In a single day, a promising political career was derailed and a little-known bureaucrat was virtually assured of becoming the chief financial officer of a $1 billion-a-year local government. The...
  • Mass. governor against Thomas snub

    01/26/2012 1:29:24 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 17 replies
    The Associated Press ^ | January 26, 2012
    BOSTON -- A Boston Bruins goalie's decision to skip a White House ceremony with President Barack Obama because he believes the federal government is "out of control" points to a growing lack of courtesy in the country, Gov. Deval Patrick said Thursday. Patrick, a Democrat, was asked about the controversy Thursday during his monthly "Ask the Governor" program on WTKK-FM. He didn't directly criticize goalie Tim Thomas, but suggested that the snub showed disrespect toward the presidency.
  • Tim Thomas, Boston Bruins goalie, snubs President Obama

    01/23/2012 1:09:18 PM PST · by Sub-Driver · 73 replies
    Tim Thomas, Boston Bruins goalie, snubs President Obama By DONOVAN SLACK | 1/23/12 3:14 PM EST There was a notable absence during a White House reception this afternoon for the Stanley Cup champion Boston Bruins: star goalie Tim Thomas. Thomas refused the invite for "political reasons," Sports Illustrated reports. The goaltender was the only member of the Bruins who wasn't at the ceremony, where President Obama congratulated the team on its victory. Thomas is a staunch conservative and is expected to explain his snub of the president on his Facebook page this evening.
  • 90 year olds marry after 40 years of friendship (Col. William Thomas - Eisenhower's personal pilot)

    01/01/2012 5:48:15 PM PST · by Libloather · 33 replies
    Live 5 News ^ | 12/29/11
    90 year olds marry after 40 years of friendshipUpdated: Dec 29, 2011 12:13 PM EST Charleston, SC (AP) - A 91-year-old newlywed says she expects to spend a dozen more years with her 92-year-old spouse following their wedding at a retirement home on James Island. According to media reports, Margaret McSpadden and retired Air Force Col. William Thomas married Wednesday at Bishop Gadsden. Thomas is a World War II veteran and was President Dwight Eisenhower's personal pilot. He celebrates his 92nd birthday Thursday. McSpadden owned an antique store in Charleston.
  • Was a 5th Grader Kicked Out of His Elem. School for Saying a Local Newscaster Resembles B.Obama?

    The guy dressed in the suit and tie, smiling and shaking a bevy of hands, caught Grayson Thomas’ eye. Grayson wasn’t alone. Teachers and other students at Stevenson Ranch Elementary School couldn’t take their eyes off the lunchtime visitor, either. Grayson, a fifth-grader at the campus near Santa Clarita, Ca., noticed the gentleman’s outward characteristics: Tall and lean. Good looking. Charismatic. Charming. Energetic. Then he made a fatal error: Grayson, 11, pulled a little “made you look” joke on a schoolmate seated next to him, saying something along the lines of “Obama’s visiting our school today,” referring to the magnetic...
  • Kagan, Thomas Pressured to Recuse Themselves from Health Care Case

    11/15/2011 1:41:01 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 14 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 11/15/2011 | Amanda Winkler
    Only one day after the high court decided to hear the case, there is political pressure from both sides of the aisle calling for both Justice Elena Kagan and Clarence Thomas to recuse themselves from a Supreme Court decision on the Obama administration’s health reform law. Conservatives are calling for Kagan, a more liberal voter, to recuse herself because of her work as a solicitor general in the Obama administration in which she had to push in favor of the healthcare reform. Among those calling for her to recuse herself is Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch (R), a longtime staple of...
  • Metzenbaum Dies at 90 (posting 2008 story - revelant to the lies about Herman Cain

    11/11/2011 8:11:12 PM PST · by FR_addict · 20 replies
    HotAir ^ | March 13, 2008 | Ed Morrissey
    "...Unfortunately, this was not out of character for Metzenbaum. This same kind of ruthless attack style would blow up in Metzenbaum’s face during a little-remembered but defining moment of the Clarence Thomas confirmation hearings. Metzenbaum attempted to smear one of Thomas’ witnesses in rebuttal to Anita Hill with a bizarre and unsworn allegation that John Doggett — himself an outspoken black liberal — had sexually harassed a white woman in his workplace during his first week at his law firm eight years prior to the hearings. It provided an eerie echo of the kind of accusation that Thomas himself was...
  • To Cain and Disable

    11/09/2011 5:32:55 PM PST · by otisg · 2 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | November 9, 2011 | Otis A. Glazebrook, IV
    Conservative Black man Herman Cain should be flattered by his accuser’s smear tactics. It means that the Leftist media are actually threatened and taking his candidacy far more seriously than they would like to have us believe. They are using the allegation of him as a “Serial Sexual Predator” because they can not use their other favorite weapon—the “Racism” charge or “Borking” (original intent) as it is affectionately known in Progressive circles. The reason Mr. Cain should be flattered is that he is in very good company: another Black Conservative Judge Clarence Thomas (Anita Hill) and Founder Thomas Jefferson (Sally...
  • Cain compares himself to Clarence Thomas

    11/06/2011 10:37:58 PM PST · by TBP · 80 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | November 4, 2011 | Robin Abcarian
    "I have been called 'Uncle Tom,' 'sellout,' 'Oreo,' 'shameless," Cain often tells his overwhelmingly white audiences as he seeks the Republican presidential nomination. "In the words of my grandfather," he said last spring in Iowa Falls, "I does not care. I does not care."
  • Déjà Vu: Slandering Black Conservatives

    11/02/2011 9:05:51 PM PDT · by stolinsky
    www.stolinsky.com ^ | 11-03-11 | stolinsky
      DĂ©jĂ  Vu: Slandering Black Conservatives David C. Stolinsky Nov. 3, 2011 We’ve seen it all before, and we hoped not to see it again − but we are, 20 years later. “It” is the hypocrisy of Democrats. “It” is the thinly veiled racism of liberals. “It” is the disgusting stereotype of the hypersexual black male, which used to be spread by Southern Klansmen, but now is spread by Northern liberals. I used to put “liberals” in quotes when I pointed out the profoundly illiberal beliefs that some so-called liberals hold. But if people define themselves as liberals, who...
  • BREAKING: Helen Thomas sues for lack of sexual harassment from Herman Cain

    11/02/2011 5:51:38 PM PDT · by dirtboy · 46 replies
    dirtboy
    Uh, I just can't take this any further. Some things are just too horrible to contemplate.
  • Supreme Thomas

    10/21/2011 6:36:01 AM PDT · by Servant of the Cross · 9 replies
    National Review ^ | 10/21/2011 | Calabresi, Long, Severino, Yoo
    This weekend marks the 20th anniversary of Clarence Thomas’s swearing in on the United States Supreme Court. National Review Online asked some experts, including some former clerks for Thomas, to discuss his record. STEVEN CALABRESI Justice Thomas has had a huge impact on American law during his 20 years on the U.S. Supreme Court. He writes beautiful and well-researched opinions brimming with historical information. Justice Thomas is a consistent originalist who always follows the text of the Constitution wherever it leads. His opinions combine the textualism of Justice Hugo Black with a thorough discussion of the original meaning of the...
  • The Clarence Thomas Nomination, 20 Years Later (Looking back at the Anita Hill Hearings)

    10/21/2011 9:47:55 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 15 replies
    National Review ^ | 10/21/2011 | Brian Bolduc
    Pres. George H. W. Bush nominated Clarence Thomas to the Supreme Court on July 1, 1991. Four days later, the National Organization for Women (NOW) declared war.“We’re going to bork him,” vowed member Flo Kennedy. “We need to kill him politically.”To “bork,” according to William Safire’s Political Dictionary, is “to viciously attack a presidential nominee, blackening his name in an all-out effort to defeat his confirmation by the Senate.” The verb stems from the name of Pres. Ronald Reagan’s ill-fated nominee Robert Bork, whose confirmation the Senate rejected, 42–58, in 1987.By 1991, Republican presidents had appointed the last nine...
  • Twenty Years of Justice Thomas

    10/23/2011 5:39:41 AM PDT · by MontaniSemperLiberi · 6 replies
    WSJ Opinion ^ | OCTOBER 21, 2011, 7:12 P.M. ET | JOHN YOO
    This weekend marks the 20th anniversary of Clarence Thomas's appointment to the Supreme Court. In his first two decades on the bench, Justice Thomas has established himself as the original Constitution's greatest defender against elite efforts at social engineering. His stances for limited government and individual freedom make him the left's lightning rod and the tea party's intellectual godfather. And he is only halfway through the 40 years he may sit on the high court. Justice Thomas's two decades on the bench show the simple power of ideas over the pettiness of our politics. Media and academic elites have spent...