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  • Two McCain offices evacuated after letter threat (New Hampshire As Well)

    08/21/2008 6:15:20 PM PDT · by My Favorite Headache · 9 replies · 197+ views
    Reuters ^ | Aug 21, 2008 | Keith Coffman
    Two McCain offices evacuated after letter threat Thu Aug 21, 2008 8:45pm EDT By Keith Coffman DENVER (Reuters) - Two offices of John McCain's U.S. presidential campaign, in Colorado and New Hampshire, were evacuated on Thursday, and several staffers were hospitalized, after threatening or suspicious envelopes arrived in the mail, one with an unidentified white powder. The first parcel, described as containing an unspecified threat and a powdery white substance, was opened by a staff member at the campaign's Centennial, Colorado, office, near Denver, at about 3 p.m. local time, U.S. Secret Service spokesman Malcolm Wiley said.
  • Obama Makes Huge Flip Flop on Iraq

    07/03/2008 3:53:16 PM PDT · by Jay777 · 8 replies · 63+ views
    Stop the ACLU ^ | 3 July 08 | John Stephenson
    Of course he tries to doctor it all up with fancy phrase catches like "I've always maintained" etc, etc., but he is fooling no one on the right or the left. Why would he change the strongest position he has with the left at this stage in the game? “I’ve always said that the pace of withdrawal would be dictated by the safety and security of our troops and the need to maintain stability. That assessment has not changed,” he said. “And when I go to Iraq and have a chance to talk to some of the commanders on the...
  • Obama: Redeemer or fraud?

    07/01/2008 3:51:10 PM PDT · by sasquatch57 · 21 replies · 329+ views
    The Aspen TImes ^ | 7/01/08 | Addison Gardner
    Last week the media’s celestial choir was interrupted by a couple of character eruptions that lifted Obama's messianic mantel and revealed Nike running togs and a gold Rolex.
  • Media Darling Flips And Flops Way To Center

    06/26/2008 6:58:21 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 112 replies · 368+ views
    IBD Editorials ^ | June 26, 2008 | Charles Krauthammer
    "To be clear: Barack will support a filibuster of any bill that includes retroactive immunity for telecommunications companies." —Obama spokesman Bill Burton, Oct. 24, 2007 That was then: Democratic primaries to be won, netroot lefties to be seduced. With all that (and Hillary Clinton) out of the way, Obama now says he'll vote in favor of the new FISA bill that gives the telecom companies blanket immunity for post-9/11 eavesdropping. Back then, in the yesteryear of primary season, he thoroughly trashed the North American Free Trade Agreement, pledging to force a renegotiation, take "the hammer" to Canada and Mexico, and...
  • Obama supports supreme court reversal of gun ban

    06/26/2008 6:59:41 PM PDT · by melt · 96 replies · 768+ views ^ | 6/27/08 | Suzanne Goldenberg and Elana Schor
    · Candidate's stance at odds with former position · Democrat backs death penalty for child rapist Barack Obama intensified his campaign to appeal to voters on the life-and-death issues of the American heartland yesterday by stepping away from his past support for gun control. In the latest in a series of policy reversals for the Democratic presidential candidate, Obama came out in support of yesterday's supreme court decision overturning a gun ban in the city of Washington that had been a model for fighting urban crime. He had previously supported the Washington ban, the strictest in the US. It was...
  • Protesters want legislative pay raises vetoed (Jindal heckled - JindalWatch® Alert)

    06/24/2008 12:09:42 PM PDT · by abb · 88 replies · 653+ views
    KTBS-TV3 ^ | June 24, 2008 | Staff
    Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, in Shreveport for a ceremonial signing of a tax cut bill passed by the Legislature, was met today by protesters upset over state lawmakers doubling their pay and the governor's decision not to veto it. Residents around the state want the governor to veto the pay raise bill. Jindal said he thinks the raise is a bad idea but he won't veto it, saying the Legislature should deal with the consequences of its actions. Jindal went to Chamber of Commerce Plaza in downtown Shreveport at noon today for a ceremonial signing of a bill sponsored by...
  • Republican National Committee: Obama Fundraising Hypocrisy (Obama - Code Pink Scandal)

    06/14/2008 1:39:46 PM PDT · by kristinn · 45 replies · 645+ views
    PR Newswire via ^ | Saturday, June 14, 2008 | RNC
    Republican National Committee WASHINGTON, June 14 -- RNC Press Secretary Alex Conant released the following statement today: "Barack Obama's campaign of hypocrisy and finger pointing continues this morning. While Obama and Democrats launch attacks on Republicans, their silence concerning fundraisers like Jodie Evans and Jim Johnson is deafening. Obama's hypocritical attacks undermine everything his campaign is supposed to be about." Jodie Evans Is The Co-Founder Of The Radical Anti-War Group CODEPINK And Has Committed To Raise At Least $50,000 For Barack Obama: Evans Is A Bundler For Obama's Presidential Campaign And Has Committed To Raising $50,000 To $100,000. (Obama For...
  • Latest MI GOP POLL: McCain 30% Giuliani 26% Romney %20 Gingrich 16% Thompson 2% Brownback 1%

    03/19/2007 1:37:15 PM PDT · by nowandlater · 182 replies · 1,981+ views
    It looks like a three way dog fight is emerging between Rudy, McCain, and Romney. As a Romney fan it looks like the advertising in selected states like NH an MI are working.
  • Nationwide Terror Raids

    09/02/2006 3:23:02 AM PDT · by tomnbeverly · 17 replies · 627+ views
    via Drudge ^ | 9/02/06 | Sky News
    Nationwide Terror Raids Updated: 10:17, Saturday September 02, 2006 Police have carried out a series of terror raids across the country. Officers arrested 14 men on suspicion of the commission, preparation or instigation of acts of terrorism in an operation in London. One of the raids took place at a restaurant in Borough Road, south London, close to South Bank University, according to reports. Up to 40 officers in riot gear are believed to have entered the premises when it was packed with diners. A number of arrests were made at the restaurant, which was part of the Bridge Hotel....
  • Joe Lavigne Says President Bush’s Priorities are Wrong

    08/21/2006 1:24:28 PM PDT · by LSUfan · 14 replies · 1,032+ views
    The Dead Pelican ^ | 17 Aug 06 | Chad Rogers
    New Orleans - Joe Lavigne, 2nd Congressional District Candidate, began airing a radio advertisement on WWL 870 AM and 105.3 FM today. “Sadly, George Bush has forgotten us. He’s spending too much time and money on Iraq – and not enough living up to his promise to rebuild New Orleans. His priorities are wrong,” said Lavigne. The ad highlights Lavigne’s priorities for our continued rebuilding efforts, and introduces Lavigne as the candidate who will work to put New Orleans first. “New Orleanians are stepping up to the plate and rebuilding their lives one house and one business at a time,...
  • US to double anti-missile ships in Pacific

    08/18/2006 11:42:20 AM PDT · by Paul Ross · 16 replies · 2,015+ views
    Reuters ^ | August 17, 2006 | Jim Wolf
    US to double anti-missile ships in Pacific Reuters News, Wed Aug 16, 2006 By Jim Wolf HUNTSVILLE, Alabama (Reuters) - The United States, concerned about North Korea, will double to six by the end of the year the number of its ships in the Pacific capable of shooting down enemy ballistic missiles, the head of the Pentagon missile-defense project involved said on Wednesday. "I think it gives the nation more options," Rear Adm. Alan Hicks, program manager for Aegis ballistic missile defense, told reporters here after speaking to a conference on the fledgling U.S. shield. In coming years, a growing...
  • Romney, Kerry spar over fight on terror - Governor raps senator for criticizing Iraq war

    08/12/2006 6:42:29 AM PDT · by bitt · 73 replies · 1,785+ views
    Boston Glob ^ | August 12, 2006 | Rick Klein
    WASHINGTON -- The terrorist attack foiled by British authorities prompted a battle of words yesterday between a pair of presidential contenders from Massachusetts, with Governor Mitt Romney lashing out at Senator John F. Kerry for suggesting that the war in Iraq has harmed the nation's security. Kerry, the Democrats' 2004 presidential nominee, seized on news of the disrupted plot as a ``stark reminder" that Osama bin Laden remains at large and said it shows that Al Qaeda has ``grown in strength" since the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. ``Osama bin Laden and Al Qaeda have succeeded in isolating the United...
  • Israeli bombardment kills 40 civilians

    08/04/2006 7:00:40 PM PDT · by Deek1969 · 21 replies · 591+ views
    Reuters ^ | 8/04/2006 | Lin Noueihed
    BEIRUT (Reuters) - Israeli bombardment killed at least 40 civilians in Lebanon on Friday and Hizbollah launched its longest-range rocket attack of the war as world powers tried to overcome their differences on how to end the fighting.
  • Mary Magdalene

    07/22/2006 4:55:28 PM PDT · by Salvation · 27 replies · 874+ views
    Catholic Educators ^ | not given | Fr. William Saunders
    Mary Magdalene    FR. WILLIAM SAUNDERS I had a discussion with a friend of mine who read The Da Vinci Code who said that St. Mary Magdalene was neither a sinner nor a prostitute. Instead the Church made up that story to discredit her. What can I say to her? Controversy over the identity of St. Mary Magdalene has continued since the early Church. In the Gospels, there are three particular "characters" involved in the controversy: Mary Magdalene, a follower of our Lord (Jn 20:11-18); the anonymous penitent woman (Lk 7:36-50); and Mary of Bethany, the sister of Martha and...
  • Braveheart's Tequila Sunset

    08/01/2006 11:42:46 PM PDT · by antonia · 2 replies · 457+ views
    The American Spectator ^ | 8/1/2006 | By Clinton W. Taylor
    I have a feeling the kind of people who tend to ignore and excuse the anti-Semitic screeds coming out of Hezbollah will also be the kind of people who regard every awful word Mel Gibson said while plastered as a true expression of what he really, secretly believes. There is an overly large group of people out there willing to look for nuance in the fanatically eliminationist rhetoric of Iran's President. His statements are never made under the influence of alcohol, and yet his stone-cold sober rantings about the destruction of Israel and his hints about nuclear weapons are parsed...
  • BRAKING HARD: Free Republic Dooms America ZOT!

    07/15/2006 10:01:23 AM PDT · by Crusifix · 199 replies · 3,527+ views
    The Finland daily ^ | 12/07/2006 | TamMish
    As is the case with a group think machine that is only interested in discushing shared ideas and beliefs without respect to reason or facts, the people involved with the Free Republic are dictated by their own sets of preowned views and beliefs. Anything that implies the USA to be wrong in its foreign policy is considered unacceptable and the member who made anti American remarks is swiftly banned from the forum. I am sorry to say this but most of you in the forum are low lifes whose knowledge and world understanding is distorted at best and hence you...
  • A Catholic Boom for United States

    06/26/2006 1:23:07 PM PDT · by Salvation · 42 replies · 650+ views ^ | 06-24-06 |
    Code: ZE06062404Date: 2006-06-24A Catholic Boom for United StatesHispanic Immigrants Boosting the RanksLOS ANGELES, JUNE 24, 2006 ( As debate continues over immigration policy in the United States, a side effect of the large inflow of people is a sharp increase in the Catholic population. The size of that increase is evident in a study released last Monday by the California Catholic Conference. By 2025, Catholics are expected to comprise around 36% of California's population, up from the current 30%, according to the report, "Planning for the Future of the California Catholic Church: A Demographic Study." The percentage of Catholics nationwide...
  • National security no longer a clear winner for the GOP

    05/30/2006 2:13:05 PM PDT · by bitt · 63 replies · 1,335+ views
    Sacramento Bee ^ | Tuesday, May 30, 2006 | James Rosen -- Bee Washington Bureau
    Majority in polls puts at least as much faith in Democrats to protect the country. by James Rosen -- Bee Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- For the first time since the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, national security is no longer President Bush's trump card. With violence grinding on in Iraq, a majority of Americans have been telling pollsters in recent weeks that they trust Democrats as much or more than Bush or his Republican allies in Congress to protect the country, combat terrorism and run a sound foreign policy. "The advantage the president has had on national security is either much...
  • Nonprofit Organizations Cosponsoring Rallies

    03/30/2006 1:27:59 AM PST · by Keisha · 2 replies · 263+ views
    Mar,27,06 | keisha
    I am wondering how many nonprofit organizations that held, or cosponsored antiwar rallies on Mar. 18th , have any links, known or unknown to front groups that give any collected money to terrorist groups like Palestinian Jihad, Hamas etc. The Basilica of St. Mary's cosponsored an antiwar rally, where the left radicals gathered, such as Code Pink, Socialists ,,,,, , National Lawyers Guild, and the Basilica belongs to a group MAP, where the National Lawyers Guild is a member with other left groups, some interfaith groups, but interesting interfaith groups. Interesting, because one encourages divestment from Israel, anyone with any...
  • Catholic Caucus: Suunday Mass Readings, 03-05-06, First Sunday of Lent

    03/05/2006 12:11:26 AM PST · by Salvation · 21 replies · 230+ views American Bible ^ | 03-05-06 | New American Bible
    March 5, 2006 First Sunday of Lent Psalm: Sunday 13 Reading IGn 9:8-15 God said to Noah and to his sons with him: “See, I am now establishing my covenant with you and your descendants after you and with every living creature that was with you: all the birds, and the various tame and wild animals that were with you and came out of the ark.I will establish my covenant with you, that never again shall all bodily creatures be destroyedby the waters of a flood; there shall not be another flood to devastate the earth.”God added:“This is the sign...
  • What the Bible Says About SPEAKING IN TONGUES

    03/04/2006 10:57:37 AM PST · by Full Court · 178 replies · 1,558+ views
    Rightly Dividing ^ | unknown | D.J. Root
    What the Bible Says About SPEAKING IN TONGUES The Bible says in I Corinthians 1:22 "For the Jews require a sign, and the Greeks seek after wisdom." "Signs" are required for the nation of Israel. The sign gifts are recorded in Mark.   Mark 16:17,18 And these signs shall follow them that believe; In my name shall they cast out devils; they shall speak with new tongues; 18 They shall take up serpents; and if they drink any deadly thing, it shall not hurt them; they shall lay hands on the sick, and they shall recover. So what are...
  • Girl lifted by a dream of strawberry royalty (Oppressed by White Elite)

    03/03/2006 5:28:48 AM PST · by devane617 · 36 replies · 1,116+ views ^ | 03/03/2006 | SAUNDRA AMRHEIN
    PLANT CITY - Arm in arm, the Strawberry Festival queen and court marched toward their palace, about to enter for the first time. Inside, gifts, robes and makeup mirrors awaited them. Outside, they jumped up and down, giddy with excitement. "This is like Christmas morning," one girl said. Ilene Chavez, 18, shivered from the cold and her nerves. Most of her life, she had dreamed of a place in the queen's court. Some discouraged her. They said the court and crown were for 6-foot tall girls with blond hair and blue eyes - not a Mexican girl. In its 71...
  • The Fable of “Pope Joan” [Debunks Diane Sawyer on ABC]

    01/13/2006 6:59:11 PM PST · by Salvation · 39 replies · 1,186+ views ^ | 01-13-06 | Fr. William Saunders
    by Fr. William Saunders Other Articles by Fr. William Saunders The Fable of “Pope Joan” 01/13/06 One of the television networks recently ran a program about "Pope Joan." The television show was not very clear about whether this story was true or not. Is it? Diane Sawyer, on December 29, indeed had a "special report" about "Pope Joan," which was broadcast on ABC. Of course, the program was preceded by much commercial hype. The "special report" focused on an interview with Donna Cross who has written a book on this matter. Like The DaVinci Code, her interview wove together bits of...
  • The Twelve rules of Christmas in Public Schools

    12/23/2005 1:03:20 AM PST · by Dr. Pauline Cisera · 1 replies · 1,048+ views
    Unfortunately, Christmas has become a time of controversy over what can or cannot be done in terms of celebrating the holiday. In order to clear up much of the misunderstanding, the following twelve rules are offered: 1. Public school students' written or spoken personal expressions concerning the religious significance of Christmas (e.g., T-shirts with the slogan, "Jesus Is the Reason for the Season") may not be censored by school officials absent evidence that the speech would cause a substantial disruption. 2. So long as teachers are generally permitted to wear clothing or jewelry or have personal items expressing their views...
  • WE MUST BE FIRM WITH SADDAM HUSSEIN (Senate - November 09, 1997)

    Mr. KERRY. Mr. President, I will speak tomorrow on the subject of fast track. I wish to talk this evening about another subject that has not received as much conversation on the floor of the Senate as it merits--because, while we have been focused on fast track and on a lot of loose ends which must be tied up before this first session of the 105th Congress can be brought to a close, a very troubling situation has developed in the Middle East that has ominous implications, not just for our national security but literally for the security of all...
  • Poll Faults Parents for Rude Behavior

    10/15/2005 7:16:14 AM PDT · by School of Rational Thought · 39 replies · 593+ views
    Newsmax ^ | Oct. 14, 2005 | ?
    WASHINGTON -- Americans' fast-paced, high-tech existence has taken a toll on civility. From road rage in the morning commute to high-decibel cell-phone conversations that ruin dinner out, men and women behaving badly has become the hallmark of a hurry-up world. An increasing informality - flip-flops at the White House, even - combined with self-absorbed communication gadgets and a demand for instant gratification have strained common courtesies to the breaking point.
  • St. Louis seminary to be among first evaluated in gay inquiry

    09/17/2005 9:08:57 PM PDT · by Salvation · 19 replies · 612+ views ^ | 09-16-05 | AP
    Posted on Fri, Sep. 16, 2005 St. Louis seminary to be among first evaluated in gay inquiryAssociated Press ST. LOUIS - A Catholic seminary in St. Louis will be among the first in the country to be visited by Vatican officials seeking evidence of homosexuality.Bishop Michael Burbidge of Philadelphia will lead a five-member team that will visit Aquinas Institute of Theology Sept. 25-29, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported Friday. The purpose, according to the Vatican, is to "examine the criteria for admission of candidates and the programs of human formation and spiritual formation aimed at ensuring that they faithfully...
  • Diocese [Spokane] to appeal decision that parishes can be liquidated; church/state separation

    08/30/2005 7:57:24 PM PDT · by Salvation · 73 replies · 679+ views, ^ | 08-30-05 | CatholicNewsAgency
    Diocese to appeal court decision that parishes can be liquidated; claims breach of church/state separation Spokane, Aug. 30, 2005 (CNA) - Bishop William Skylstad of Spokane, Washington has announced that his diocese will appeal a federal court ruling which, on Friday, declared all parishes in the diocese assets which can be liquidated to pay for claims by alleged victims of sexual abuse by priests. Bishop Skylstad, who also holds the post of president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, said in a statement released from Eastern Europe, where he is currently traveling, that"The court's decision has national consequences.” “Its...
  • The Ad Man Cometh [United Methodist Church]

    08/24/2005 2:18:39 PM PDT · by Salvation · 20 replies · 328+ views ^ | 09-24-05 | Eric Scheske
    by Eric Scheske Other Articles by Eric ScheskeContact this Author The Ad Man Cometh 08/24/05 Marlboro Man, meet Pastor Phil. On August 30th, the United Methodist Church will start a four-week, $4 million effort to market its church. In order to make sure they don’t waste their money, “they're turning to those who know how to sell cars, houses, and other commercial products.” It’s part of a trend. “The church in more ways than not is mirroring Wall Street and the world and Madison Avenue," said a representative of Focus on the Family. "We're [lagging] behind them to a certain degree,...
  • Prop 200 Guidelines Released

    08/13/2005 4:27:31 AM PDT · by Happy2BMe · 9 replies · 525+ views
    PHOENIX - Arizona Secretary of State Jan Brewer Friday released the final election procedure dealing with identification at the polls. Friday's announcement is the culmination of several months of work to forge an election procedure requiring voters to produce sufficient identification at the polls prior to receiving a ballot, as mandated by the voters pursuant to Proposition 200.A new set of regulations to institute new voter-mandated ballot procedures now awaits Governor Janet Napolitano's approval. The procedures set out the forms of identification that can be used when seeking a ballot. "These regulations will ensure that our elections are clean and...
  • Complicated pols may be the ones attracting voters in 2008 - adamantly against illegal immigrants

    08/11/2005 2:10:35 AM PDT · by Happy2BMe · 16 replies · 686+ views
    Pasadena Star-News Complicated pols may be the ones attracting voters in 2008 By Ruben Navarrette Jr. SAN DIEGO Whether on the baseball diamond or in the rough and tumble of politicsI do appreciate a good curve ball. And latelyI've seen quite a few. Some are even coming from people rumored to be interested in seeking the pres Wednesday, August 10, 2005 - In politics, a curve ball is when a politician takes a stand that is totally unexpected. It's when someone defies his supporters and sides with those who might normally be considered his opponents. It's when someone on...
  • Church eyes immigration reform

    08/10/2005 7:28:54 PM PDT · by Happy2BMe · 19 replies · 471+ views
    The Evangelical Lutheran Church of America is expected to adopt a resolution this week promising to work for immigration reforms in the United States, becoming the latest religious denomination to boost its efforts to advocate for immigrants and refugees.The resolution does not mention illegal aliens, although it criticizes "burdensome laws and procedures and unjust practices [that] undermine our security." The ELCA's action is the latest push by national religious officials in favor of loosening restrictions on immigration.
  • Republicans with a shot in 2008

    06/08/2005 5:00:47 PM PDT · by Remember_Salamis · 201 replies · 2,479+ views
    Im tired of this MSM talk of McCain, Frist, Guiliani, Romney, and Pataki for the 2008 nomination. Out of those, onyl Frist has a chance at winning the primaries. So let's take a look at some real candidates. Republicans with a shot in 2008: Sen. Allen - the front-runner Sen. Brownback - Probably running for VP Sen. Thune - His name has been thrown around as a serious "sleeper" candidate in 2008 Gov. Pawlenty - Popular Conservative Gov. could give the GOP the great lakes states Gov. Sanford Gov. Bush (won't run) Gov. Owens (if marraige is fixed) Newt Gingrich
  • What's missing in radio today ?

    06/08/2005 12:31:51 AM PDT · by USMale · 7 replies · 284+ views
    John & Radio Daily News ^ | June 8, 2006 | John Rook
    For almost four decades, radio was a magical era. Returning from the ashes of having been ambushed by television, radio was given new life by legendary names like Gordon Mc Lendon, Todd Storz, Cecil Heftel, Graham Richards, Chuck Blore and a few others. They fed many of us the motivation to excel and carry the torch on to a new generation of programmers. Radio stations programmed by Bill Drake, Ron Jacobs, Buzz Bennett, Paul Drew and a growing army of excellent programmer’s, did much to extend radio’s life into the arrival of FM. Then came Bill Tanner, Lee Abrams and...
  • On making a three strikes warning system before banning (I zot thee, I zot thee, I zot thee)

    05/26/2005 1:17:33 PM PDT · by ultimadragon98 · 87 replies · 2,165+ views
    because many other messageboards like ex libris nocturnus,and the wizards of the coast(dungeons and dragons) boards give you three warnings before they ban a person and i think that is the right way because overhere the way you do it is only ban the person and that's mean spirited.I plead you look into a warning system like the other boards have.
  • Transcript Of Howard Dean On Meet The Press

    05/22/2005 1:32:44 PM PDT · by echoBoomer · 15 replies · 1,539+ views
    NBC ^ | May 22, 2005 | NBC News, Meet The Press
    MR. RUSSERT: Let's go right to it. The Republicans say on Tuesday that if the Democrats do not stop filibustering their judicial appointments made by President Clinton--President Bush, they will change the rules for the filibuster. What will that change mean? DR. DEAN: I think the change will be dreadful for American democracy, and I think it's going to be, frankly, very bad for the Republican Party. One of the great geniuses of American democracy, unlike most of the democracies in the world that minority rights are protected, 48 percent of us didn't vote for President Bush, but we still...
  • Antifederalist No. 7 - Adoption of the Constitution Will Lead To Civil War

    05/15/2005 4:32:57 PM PDT · by Remember_Salamis · 10 replies · 519+ views
    The AntiFederalist Papers ^ | December 6, 1787 | Philanthropos
    Antifederalist No. 7 - Adoption of the Constitution Will Lead To Civil War Philanthropos December 6, 1787 The time in which the constitution or government of a nation undergoes any particular change, is always interesting and critical. Enemies are vigilant, allies are in suspense, friends hesitating between hope and fear; and all men are in eager expectation to see what such a change may produce. But the state of our affairs at present, is of such moment, as even to arouse the dead ... [A certain defender of the Constitution has stated that objections to it] are more calculated to...
  • Weatherman Says He Was Framed By False Claims

    05/10/2005 10:46:17 PM PDT · by velyrorenry · 61 replies · 2,504+ views
    news4jax ^ | 05/10/2005 | news4jax
    What led him to Fort Pierce, Fla. to meet someone he thought was a 14-year-old boy? Was he going to have sex with a child? Has he done something like this before? Miami station WPLG spent nearly two hours with Kamal in a Massachusetts prison. Sunday night he talked about his life behind bars. Now the questions turn to: What was he doing? What was he thinking? Kamal: "Who the hell would have thought that being alone in my house in the confines of my secure home I was a committing a felony -- that this could happen to me."...
  • Funny pics showing dummies sorry for Bush triumph(Kinda barf alert),half of America is sorry.hehehe

    03/08/2005 12:03:18 AM PST · by F14 Pilot · 102 replies · 3,358+ views
    various ^ | Mar 8th, 05 | self
  • Social Security Reform and Tax Simplification

    02/18/2005 7:32:18 AM PST · by mr_hammer · 39 replies · 878+ views
    2-17-02 | Gil Martello
    I respectfully disagree with many of our Congressional Leaders’ explanation as to why the solvency of Social Security is threatened. I realize that there is a demographic issue in play, but had our government responsibly and truthfully funded this program from the outset we would not be in this position. From what I have read, the monies that are submitted in the name of FICA and Medicare payments are placed into the (Federal Government) General Operating Fund. They were never invested as to return a yield that could have now partially been used to repay the obligations that now are...
  • Separation of ACLU and State

    02/01/2005 3:50:19 PM PST · by stoney · 13 replies · 458+ views
    Junto Society ^ | 2/1/2005 | Monty Rainey
    Separation of ACLU and State By Monty Rainey February 2, 2005 For over 150 years after the drafting of the First Amendment, only a select hand full of cases found their way before the Supreme Court. That all changed radically in 1947 with the the now infamous Everson v. Board of Education case in which Justice Hugo Black et. al. wrongly construed Thomas Jefferson's "Wall of Separation" metaphor and the Court offered its first ever comprehensive interpretation of the constitutional pronouncement on church-state relations. In Black's opinion, all of the privileges and immunities of of citizens recognized in the Bill...

    01/28/2005 2:39:00 AM PST · by Robert Drobot · 41 replies · 1,925+ views
    YAHOO NEWS ^ | 27 jAN 2005 | JOHN RICE
    MEXICO CITY - A U.S. warning about violence along the border in Mexico created unexpected friction with a crucial neighbor Thursday, just as new Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice (news - web sites) and other new members of President Bush (news - web sites)'s team are starting to take office. The blunt warning was issued because of an upswing of killings and kidnappings linked to battles between drug gangs in towns along the Mexican side of the border, but Mexico's top Cabinet officer, Interior Secretary Santiago Creel, insisted that the warning "went too far." -- snip -- U.S. State Department...
  • Kerry insulted Red Sox Fans...??? (On Enviroment question)

    10/08/2004 9:58:14 PM PDT · by dj_animal_2000 · 111 replies · 2,447+ views
    Kerry's answer to BUSH's enviroment-statement..: "KERRY: Boy, to listen to that -- the president, I don't think, is living in a world of reality with respect to the environment. Now, if you're a Red Sox fan, that's OK. But if you're a president, it's not.",2933,134937,00.html
  • BADNARIK & COBB ARRESTED (attempted to disrupt debate)

    10/08/2004 9:55:37 PM PDT · by soccer4life · 103 replies · 3,196+ views
    8:38PM CT The first report from St. Louis is in - and presidential candidates Michael Badnarik (Libertarian) and David Cobb (Green Party) were just arrested. Badnarik was carrying an Order to Show Cause, which he intended to serve the Commission on Presidential Debates (CPD). Earlier today, Libertarians attempted to serve these same papers at the Washington, D.C. headquarters of the CPD - but were stopped from approaching the CPD office by security guards.
  • O'Reilly airing 3rd of 3 part Bush interview at 5PM PST/8PM EST Live Thread

    09/29/2004 4:31:14 PM PDT · by 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub · 158 replies · 5,813+ views
    O'Reilly airing 3rd of 3 part Bush interview at 5PM PST/8PM EST
  • Strategic Vision: Bush leads 49%-42% in Wisconsin and 58%-33% in Georgia

    09/29/2004 2:39:51 PM PDT · by No Dems 2004 · 34 replies · 1,317+ views
    President Bush leads Senator Kerry: 58%-33% in Georgia (with a 60% job approval) 49%-42% in Wisconsin (with a 49% job approval)
  • Lessons from the CBS News failure

    09/25/2004 10:52:58 PM PDT · by justaboutanybody · 40 replies · 739+ views
    CBS MarketWatch ^ | September 24, 2004 | Marshall Loeb
    NEW YORK (CBS.MW) -- For all its flaws, faults and flops, one reassuring characteristic of the American press is that it tends to learn from its ethical lapses and major factual mistakes. So it has been with the fallout till now from the messy story of how CBS covered President Bush's service in the National Guard during the Vietnam War some 30 years ago. The sorry tale of journalistic flop is bound to be examined for decades or longer in city rooms, in schools of journalism and in the press itself. Already, important journalists and scholars are drawing lessons, some...
  • (Vanity) Should we sabotage the efforts of our fellow conservatives?

    08/25/2004 6:15:02 AM PDT · by HawkeyeLonewolf · 33 replies · 780+ views
    Kevin L. Kitchens
    Should we be sabotaging our fellow conservatives by pasting their entire articles/news pages? A single story from CNN or Newsweek is one thing, but to steal the exposure, the hit, and the pittance of ad revenue by copying full articles from conservative websites to here instead of routing people there seems to go against the grain of our general views.
  • Bookstore Employees LIE About UNFIT FOR COMMAND in Nashville

    08/19/2004 5:25:08 PM PDT · by wardaddy · 313 replies · 9,631+ views
    Nashville TN Davis-Kidd Bookstore (Green Hills) | 8-19-04 | self
    This evening at approximately 6:15 CDT time here in Nashville I went to the Davis Kidd Booksellers at 4007 Hillsboro Road in the Green Hills section of Nashville. My wife had been by two days ago and reserved 2 copies for us of UNFIT and was told that the store would have them yesterday. I had planned to stop then but was too busy. When I went to the front desk I was told to go to the back counter where they hold reserve books. I went up to the bespectacled young lady and asked "Where are ya'll hiding Unfit...
  • Al Qaeda: A Question of Capabilities and Intent

    07/31/2004 7:25:05 AM PDT · by yoe · 46 replies · 1,423+ views
    STRATFOR ^ | June 31, 2004 | Rodger Baker
    As U.S. elections near and al Qaeda threats abound toward Europe, speculation about the next al Qaeda attack is rife. However, much of the process involved in predicting the next major target appears to be based on a faulty underlying premise -- that al Qaeda's primary goal is to damage or destroy the United States. This misunderstanding of motives not only can lead to confusion over al Qaeda statements and actions, but also trigger false conclusions about the root cause of al Qaeda's prolonged inaction. The idea that al Qaeda hates the United States and sees it as its primary...