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  • Indianapolis Police Kill (Black) 15-Year-Old Carjacking Suspect

    08/11/2015 3:06:36 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 24 replies
    ABC News ^ | August 10, 2015 | Rick Callahan
    Indianapolis police fatally shot a "troubled" 15-year-old boy who evaded officers at a traffic stop and accelerated toward them in a car that matched the description of one that had been reported carjacked, the city's assistant police chief said Monday. Three officers opened fire Sunday night on the carjacking suspect, identified by the local coroner's office as Andre Green, because they felt threatened as he accelerated the car toward them, said Assistant Police Chief Lloyd Crowe. [Snip] Green pleaded guilty in May to juvenile charges of auto theft and criminal mischief, court records show. According to Marion County juvenile court...
  • Charlie Daniels: 'Lock and Load America, Trouble is on the Way'

    05/27/2015 7:45:35 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 13 replies
    Newsmax ^ | 05/25/15 | John Blosser
    Grammy-winning country music legend Charlie Daniels is fed up with President Obama's refusal to blame Muslims for terrorism and America's political correctness when it comes to Islamic murderers, and says, "Lock and load America, trouble is on the way." In a lengthy statement on his website, triggered by the terrorist attack in Garland, Texas, on May 3, Daniels blasted both Muslims and Obama. Daniels, whose hits, "The Devil Came Down To Georgia" and "The South's Gonna Do It Again" have earned him a place forever in country music history, wrote about the Garland shooting, "The ramifications of this incident should,...
  • EXPOSED: Defense Dept. Docs Reveal Obama Sought To Create An “Islamic State” In Syria & Iraq

    05/24/2015 6:54:39 PM PDT · by AlbertRoss
    PatDollard.com ^ | May 22, 2015 | Jack Flash
    Global Warming? The Pope is Wrong April 27, 2015 Alan Caruba My thoughts regarding the Pope are rooted in my knowledge of the long record of lies, false predictions, and claims by various environmentalists over the years. When the Vatican announced it would hold a conference on April 28 called “Protect the Earth, Dignify Humanity: The Moral Dimensions of Climate Change and Sustainable Development”, I wondered why the Vatican is not holding a conference to organize the protection of Christians—particularly in the Middle East—against the wholesale genocide that is occurring. The Pope is not alone in this. There appears to...
  • 'We will cut off your head in the White House': ISIS threatens to behead Obama

    01/28/2015 9:25:15 AM PST · by Baynative · 57 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 1/27/15 | Damien Gale and Simon Tomlinson
    Islamic State militants have threatened to behead Barack Obama and turn the U.S. into a Muslim province in the latest gruesome video to emerge from their self-styled caliphate. The footage shows a black-clad jihadist standing over a Kurdish soldier who, in a sickening climax to the video, has his head cut off. Before the hostage is executed, the ISIS fighter warns the U.S. president: 'Know, oh Obama, that we will reach America. 'Know also that we will cut off your head in the White House and transform America into a Muslim province.'
  • Why Am I Having So Much Trouble Browsing The Internet? Is It The Things and Sites I'm Visiting?

    01/17/2015 7:54:17 AM PST · by Patriot777 · 80 replies
    January 17, 2014 | myself
    Two weeks ago, I researched online about what "asymmetrical warfare" is, and then all heck broke loose since that time for two weeks. I got knocked off the internet on the average of every ten minutes, every single day. Internet Explorer had monumental issues, but when I did get on I utilized weather data for my area, then on to FR as usual. But when I was on FR, I would get bumped off AGAIN... I had a tech come to the house to find out whether there was any kind of issue with the internet, and he said there...
  • Russian ruble suffers steepest drop in 16 years

    12/16/2014 4:41:16 AM PST · by elhombrelibre · 81 replies
    (Reuters) - The ruble plunged more than 10 percent for the second day on Tuesday and recorded its worst fall since the Russian financial crisis in 1998 as confidence in the central bank evaporated after an ineffectual overnight rate hike. The rouble opened around 10 percent stronger against the dollar following the overnight 650-basis-point rate hike, but it reversed gains in early trade and fell to record lows, pushing losses this year against the dollar to over 50 percent. At 0637 ET, the rouble was down over 11 percent against the dollar at 73.00 after dipping past 74 rubles per...
  • OBAMA: ´They Don´t Call Moscow´ When There´s Trouble In The World

    09/28/2014 9:18:02 PM PDT · by Nachum · 44 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 9/28/14 | Colin Campbell
    President Barack Obama wants everyone to know "how we roll": The US always takes the lead in international crises. In a "60 Minutes" interview Sunday evening, Obama was asked why the US is contributing such a significant portion of the military coalition against the jihadist group known as the Islamic State or ISIS. Obama responded by arguing that other countries were not stepping up. "When trouble comes up anywhere in the world, they don´t call Beijing, they don´t call Moscow. They call us. That´s the deal," he quipped. When CBS´ Steve Kroft pressed Obama on the relatively small contributions from...
  • Is America Too Far Gone?

    08/01/2014 6:32:14 AM PDT · by rktman · 99 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 8/1/2014 | Patricia L. Dickson
    A recent poll by The Pew Research Center is reporting that America is more divided than ever. According to the poll, 66% of consistently conservative Republicans think the Democrats’ policies threaten the nation’s well-being and half (50%) of consistently liberal Democrats say Republican policies jeopardize the nation’s well-being. With everything that is going on in our country, all Americans should be united. So, what is it that has us divided? The issues that we are facing effects all Americans on both sides of the political fencefrom foreign policy disasters, wide-open borders to the economy.
  • Arizona to investigate 'Doggie Disneyland' where 20 dogs died

    06/26/2014 12:23:43 AM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 40 replies
    Digital Journal ^ | Megan Hamilton
    Authorities are investigating the deaths of 20 dogs at Green Acre Kennel, in Gilbert, Arizona. The place had billed itself as a "Doggie Disneyland" promising plenty of land for dogs to run free with no cages. To Ryan Ingraham and his wife, it sounded like a great place to board their two black Labradors while they took a vacation. Ingraham had contacted MaLeisa and Todd Hughes, owners of the business, two months ago. Then about a week ago, he decided to take the dogs to the Hughes' house for a trial run.
  • Vanity: Is Obama The Red Horse of the Apocolypse?

    09/01/2013 6:15:53 AM PDT · by spacejunkie2001 · 79 replies
    Revelation 6 ^ | 9/1/2013 | me
    Second Seal: Conflict on Earth 3 When He opened the second seal, I heard the second living creature saying, “Come and see.”[b] 4 Another horse, fiery red, went out. And it was granted to the one who sat on it to take peace from the earth, and that people should kill one another; and there was given to him a great sword.
  • EIA Outlook: Fossil Fuels Continue to Dominate World Energy Supply

    07/31/2013 9:57:40 AM PDT · by rktman · 5 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 7/30/2013 | Institute for Energy Research
    The Energy Information Administration (EIA) released its International Energy Outlook 2013 on July 25, reporting that global energy demand will grow by 56 percent between 2010 and 2040. According to EIA, most of this growth will come from the developing countries where strong economic growth is driving additional energy demand. EIA estimates that China and India will account for half of the world’s increase in energy consumption through 2040. China, for example, used 3.4 percent more energy than the United States in 2010, but is expected to double U.S. energy demand by 2040. Further, while nuclear and renewable energy are...
  • What If George Zimmerman is Found Not Guilty?

    07/05/2013 6:48:12 AM PDT · by rktman · 81 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 7/5/2013 | Alan Caruba
    I cite this bit of history because I keep hearing the question “If Zimmerman is acquitted of killing Trayvon Martin, will there be race riots?” Like the southerners of old, whites, Hispanics and others today are concerned about black violence.
  • UN’s “Post-2015 Development Agenda” Morphed from “Agenda 21”

    06/06/2013 11:00:51 AM PDT · by rktman · 3 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 6/5/2013 | Dr. Ileana Johnson Paugh
    On May 30, 2013, a letter was sent to the Secretary-General of the United Nation, signed by the Presidents of Indonesia, Liberia, and the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, David Cameron. This letter was informing Ban Ki-moon, the Secretary-General that the task he assigned to a panel of twenty-seven individuals has been completed, and the report published. The distinguished panelists represented Indonesia, Liberia, UK, USA, Cuba, Benin, India, Sweden, Mexico, Colombia, Japan, Yemen, Republic of Korea, Germany, Mozambique, Kenya, Russian Federation, Nigeria, Latvia, Timor, Netherlands, Jordan, France, Brazil, Turkey, and China. Representing the United States was John Podesta, chair...
  • Whence cometh the revolution?

    06/06/2013 7:13:10 AM PDT · by rktman · 17 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | 6/6/2013 | Eric Rush
    Why is Justice blindfolded? I am speaking of the allegorical Justice, also known as “Lady Justice.” She is usually represented holding a balance and sword, the former symbolizing fairness and the latter her power. Altogether, she represents the moral authority of law, or rather, that the law ought to observe morality. She is also blindfolded. The blindfold represents the impartiality of Justice, that she is subject neither to prejudice nor influence. The second one – influence – is most significant in terms of our discussion.
  • Let Not Your Heart Be Troubled

    04/17/2013 9:48:43 PM PDT · by mnehring · 11 replies
    Red State ^ | Erick Erickson
    I remember it so clearly — a memory you can only remember so clearly when it is from sadness. You can’t let it go. I was sitting in the mud by the rear passenger side tire of my old Acura cradling my one year old in the steady, driving rain. I was sobbing doing my best not to fall apart in front of my little girl. But the tears ran. My throat hurt as I tried to suppress the guttural cries I wanted to cry there in the mud. RedState, which got up and running in 2004, was out of...
  • Gallup reveals Obama in deep trouble with polling numbers in important swing states

    08/02/2012 1:58:04 PM PDT · by Signalman · 12 replies
    fireandreamitchell.com ^ | 8/1/2012 | unk.
    All these oversampled Democrat polls trying to fool people into believing Obama is doing great in swing states is nothing more than a load of crap. One great example is Ohio, where recently skewed polls have shown Obama with sizable leads over Mitt Romney with an average of 8-11% more Democrats polled than Republicans. Obama’s approval rating in Ohio on Gallup over the first half of 2012 is just 44%. You don’t win states with 44% approval ratings. In other states like Iowa, Florida, Virginia, Pennsylvania, Obama is only at 46% approval. In Nevada, New Mexico Obama’s approval is only...
  • Obamacare Oral Arguments Don't Appear to be Going Well for the Regime

    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: The Supreme Court, what's going on. It doesn't appear -- and you really can't make any judgments, final judgments on this. But the oral arguments do not appear to be going well for the regime. The regime's solicitor general is being laughed at on occasion, and the justices are poking holes in many regime arguments up there. But, as I say, oral arguments, you never know what indicator they are. It's like trying to read a jury. But still, it's entertaining and it's instructive and we'll pass it all on to you. BREAK TRANSCRIPT RUSH: Oral arguments...
  • Forget global warming - it's Cycle 25 we need to worry about

    01/29/2012 6:13:06 AM PST · by Former Proud Canadian · 74 replies
    The Mail Online ^ | January 29, 2012 | David Rose
    The supposed ‘consensus’ on man-made global warming is facing an inconvenient challenge after the release of new temperature data showing the planet has not warmed for the past 15 years. The figures suggest that we could even be heading for a mini ice age to rival the 70-year temperature drop that saw frost fairs held on the Thames in the 17th Century. Based on readings from more than 30,000 measuring stations, the data was issued last week without fanfare by the Met Office and the University of East Anglia Climatic Research Unit. It confirms that the rising trend in world...
  • (new book) THE END OF GROWTH by Richard Heinberg

    09/15/2011 11:01:54 PM PDT · by doug from upland · 18 replies
    richardheinberg.com ^ | 9-2011 | Heinberg
    THE END OF GROWTH Adapting to Our New Economic Reality (August 2011) Economists insist that recovery is at hand. Yet, unemployment remains high, real estate values continue to sink, and governments stagger under record deficits. The End of Growth proposes a startling diagnosis: humanity has reached a fundamental turning point in our economic history. The expansionary trajectory of industrial civilization is colliding with non-negotiable natural limits. Richard Heinberg’s latest landmark work goes to the heart of the ongoing financial crisis, explaining how and why it occurred, and what we must do to avert the worst potential outcomes. Written in...
  • Obama Has Trouble Prouncing Superfluous, Blames Lip (video)

    12/05/2010 9:44:38 PM PST · by i88schwartz · 61 replies · 2+ views
    RealClearPolitics/CSPAN ^ | December 5, 2010 | RealClearPolitics
    "It's this lip. It's hard to say," President Obama said. "You try it when you've had 12 stitches."
  • Drudge - CNN REPORTER: President 'a little punchy'...

    11/21/2010 12:24:44 PM PST · by maggief · 93 replies · 1+ views
    Drudge Report ^ | November 21, 2010 | Drudge
    POTUS a little punchy -- comes to press cabin on AF-1 and jokes he's stopping in South Am on way home from Europe to see Chavez ... about 23 hours ago via Mobile Web Retweeted by 56 people edhenrycnn Ed Henry http://twitter.com/edhenrycnn/status/6090501467930624
  • White House: Obama Conducting Reign of Terror (Explosive!!)

    11/08/2010 10:48:22 AM PST · by Renfield · 76 replies
    Opinion Maker ^ | 11-6-2010 | Wayne Madsen
    President Obama was urged by the few White House insiders from whom he still takes advice to leave the country on his ten-day Asian trip, his longest trip abroad since becoming president, in order to not inflict any more damage to the Democratic Party in the wake of one of the worst electoral defeats for the party of an incumbent president in recent history. According to sources close to the White House, who put themselves in great danger by even talking to members of the media, the plans to have Obama leave for a visit to India, Pakistan, Indonesia, South...
  • More trouble for mosque man

    10/17/2010 5:47:03 AM PDT · by libstripper · 10 replies
    New York Post ^ | October 17, 2010 | KATHIANNE BONIELLO
    The money woes keep growing for a developer of the Ground Zero mosque. Valley National Bank is suing Sharif El-Gamal and his real-estate company, Soho Properties, seeking $95,778 plus interest for an unrepaid loan. The firm took out a $100,000 line of credit, guaranteed by El-Gamal, from the bank in 2008, but defaulted in early 2009, according to court papers. A spokesman for El-Gamal declined to comment yesterday.
  • Poll: Obama, Democrats in trouble

    09/07/2010 7:37:05 AM PDT · by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! · 38 replies
    voices.washingtonpost.com ^ | September 7, 2010 | Doug Feaver
    Our Readers Who Comment are predictably throwing partisan darts at each other in response to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll that shows enormous dissatisfaction with the federal government, with President Obama, and the state of the economy. In sum, it's bad news for Democrats with the congressional elections just around the corner. Democratic-sounding readers keep falling back on reminders of how bad things were in the George Bush years, but offer little defense of the current administration. Republican-sounding readers complain about the socialist Obama administration. Nobody is happy about the economy and several say they prefer divided government.
  • (over 750) Gulf boats having trouble finding any oil: US official

    07/21/2010 10:50:55 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 100 replies · 2+ views
    AFP on Yahoo ^ | 7/21/10 | AFP
    WASHINGTON (AFP) – Some 750 boats drafted in to scoop up oil from the Gulf of Mexico are having "trouble" finding any crude in the sea, a top US official said Wednesday, almost a week after a busted well was capped. "We are starting to have trouble finding oil," US pointman Admiral Thad Allen, who is in charge of handling the government's response, told reporters. The boats, which have been drafted in to skim oil off the surface of the Gulf, are "really having to search for the oil in some cases" around the area of the capped well, he...
  • Freeper Mobile Phone Help (T Mobile Motorola Phone)

    04/05/2010 2:22:37 PM PDT · by valkyry1 · 14 replies · 374+ views
    04-05-2010 | self
    I am stuck at the airport and I have this new low end model Motorola phone for T-Mobile. The phone has no model number on it but does have a green case with white face plate and black surrounding the screen if that helps to ID it. The problem is as soon as I turn it on it says 'good bye' and shuts down again. I have tried taking the battery out several times to try and break this cycle. Any suggestions?
  • Will The U.S. Economy Recover This Time?

    03/10/2010 5:03:23 PM PST · by mikelets456 · 21 replies · 797+ views
    ejc ^ | 2/10/2010 | ejc
    The following article originally appeared on OpEdNews.com. As we all know, the massive wave of subprime mortgages that defaulted in 2007 and 2008 caused the biggest financial crisis since the Great Depression. What most people don't yet know, however, is that the "second wave" of mortgage defaults is on the way. A huge mountain of adjustable rate mortgages are scheduled to reset this year, and once those ramped-up mortgage payments have to be made, then once again there are going to be plenty more folks who simply cannot or will not continue paying on those mortgages, most of which will...
  • New poll spells potential trouble for Democrats

    03/08/2010 2:54:25 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 19 replies · 174+ views
    Reuters on Yahoo ^ | 3/8/10 | Steve Holland
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A new poll on Monday found signs of trouble ahead for President Barack Obama and his Democrats on national security issues such as the handling of terrorism suspects. The poll was conducted jointly by Democratic Corps, a Democratic organization, and Third Way, a progressive non-profit organization. It was done mainly to gauge voters' views on Democrats' handling of national security. The poll also found weaknesses for the Democrats on other issues ahead of November elections, in which they hope to defend their strong majorities in Congress. The poll found 60 percent of Americans believe the United States...
  • GOP claims ACORN in financial trouble

    11/12/2009 7:45:42 PM PST · by Nachum · 4 replies · 372+ views
    Politico ^ | 11/12/09 | JAKE SHERMAN
    An internal memo from the Republican staff of the House Oversight and Government Reform committee claims that ACORN has serious financial problems and may be “ready to file for bankruptcy.” But ACORN officials are dismissing the memo as a partisan slap, asserting that the housing and community organizing group remains fully operational. Brian Kettenring, the Deputy Director of National Operations for ACORN, says the bankruptcy claims by Rep. Darrell Issa, the top Republican on the committee, are inaccurate.
  • Words You Can Get In Trouble For At School (Graph)

    10/17/2009 6:01:14 PM PDT · by Reaganesque · 6 replies · 1,222+ views
    Graphjam.com ^ | 10/11/09 | HackeronHacker
  • Is Marriage Really Worth The Trouble?

    06/25/2009 10:31:09 AM PDT · by jxb7076 · 52 replies · 1,446+ views
    humpages.com ^ | 6/25/09 | JXB7076
    According to Wikipedia, Marriage is a social, spiritual, and/or legal union of individuals. This union may also be called matrimony, while the ceremony that marks its beginning is usually called a wedding and the married status created is sometimes called wedlock. Marriage may take many forms: for example, a union between one man and one woman as husband and wife is a monogamous heterosexual marriage; polygamy – in which a person takes more than one spouse – which includes, polygyny in which a man takes more than one wife, and polyandry in which a woman takes more than one husband...
  • More personnel trouble for Obama?

    02/24/2009 12:47:16 PM PST · by Nachum · 24 replies · 2,341+ views
    American Thinker ^ | 2/24/09 | Rick Moran
    It looks like 3 times will not be a charm when it comes to getting someone - anyone - honest enough and subservient enough to run the Department of Commerce for President Obama. First, it was Bill Richardson who somehow slipped under the radar of Obama's super sharp vetters, having problems with cronies back in New Mexico. Then it was Judd Gregg who withdrew his name after Obama blindsided him by politicizing the census. Now it's Gary Locke - former Governor of Washington and now lobbyist for a firm that does a lot of business in China - who may...
  • China's Major Anniversaries of Political Significance in 2009 (schedule of troubles?)

    02/16/2009 9:36:02 PM PST · by TigerLikesRooster · 6 replies · 389+ views
    Weekly Chosun ^ | 02/10/09
    China's Major Anniversaries of Political Significance in 2009 March 10 50th Anniversary of Tibet's Armed Uprising April 25 10th Anniversary of Falun Gong Protest May 4 90th Anniversary of May 4th Movement (anti-Japan uprising) May 12 1st Anniverary of Sichuan Earthquake June 4 20th Anniversary of Tiananmen Uprising October 1 60th Anniversary of People's Republic of China December 20 10th Anniversary of Return of Macau to China
  • Obama may face more trouble than acknowledged

    01/21/2009 11:03:05 AM PST · by Lucky9teen · 16 replies · 960+ views
    http://businessmirror.com ^ | Wednesday, 21 January 2009 13:00 | Peter Wallsten and Peter Gosselin
    WASHINGTON -- He called them "gathering clouds and raging storms," "icy currents" in a "winter of hardship." But as Barack Obama spoke to the country for the first time as president, the world beyond Washington was filling in details of the hardships that he alluded to in his inaugural address. Even as he finished the oath of office, the crisis in the financial services industry sent banking stocks plummeting, and the Dow Jones industrial average turned in its worst Inauguration Day performance in its century-plus history, losing 4 percent of its value. For a nation weary of war and wracked...
  • Sex invariably spells trouble, says Dalai Lama

    11/28/2008 10:15:52 PM PST · by woofie · 58 replies · 2,003+ views
    The Dalai Lama, the exiled Tibetan spiritual and temporal leader, on Friday said sex spelt fleeting satisfaction and trouble later, while chastity offered a better life and "more freedom." "Sexual pressure, sexual desire, actually I think is short period satisfaction and often, that leads to more complication," the Dalai Lama told reporters in a Lagos hotel, speaking in English without a translator. He said conjugal life caused "too much ups and downs. "Naturally as a human being ... some kind of desire for sex comes, but then you use human intelligence to make comprehension that those couples always full of...
  • Oh, Baby! Big News for Rep. Sanchez

    11/21/2008 4:42:30 AM PST · by Nick Thimmesch · 22 replies · 1,332+ views
    Washington Pregnant ^ | 11-21-08 | Reliable Source
    Linda Sanchez has always stood out a bit in Congress. The SoCal Democrat is by far the House's finest comedian -- sharing wacky tales of dating life on the charity stand-up circuit -- and, along with Rep. Loretta Sanchez, part of the body's first sister act. Now, she's poised to become only the eighth congresswoman in history to have a baby while in office -- and the first to do so while single.
  • Poll Confirms: Murtha in Trouble (And What Democrat Has Done More to Merit Defeat?)

    10/23/2008 6:02:47 AM PDT · by Reaganesque · 51 replies · 1,396+ views
    RedState.com ^ | 10/23/08 | Brian Faughnan
    Front Page Poll Confirms: Murtha in Trouble And What Democrat Has Done More to Merit Defeat? Posted by: Brian Faughnan Thursday, October 23, 2008 at 07:28AM CDT 0 Comments Hot off the presses: Democratic Rep. John Murtha leads retired Army Lt. Col. William Russell by a little more than 4 percentage points, within the Susquehanna Poll's 4.9-point margin of error. The poll of 400 likely voters was conducted for the Tribune-Review on Tuesday, amid uproar over Murtha's statement that some of his constituents are racist...About 54 percent of voters among those polled say it's time for someone else to represent...
  • laptop trouble: A45 Toshiba Satellite

    10/21/2008 2:03:33 PM PDT · by WOBBLY BOB · 48 replies · 1,172+ views
    myself ^ | 10-21-08 | Wobbly Bob
    I have a 5-6 year old A45 Toshiba Satellite. I recently replaced the main fan to get it running again.(and added memory while it was apart) It worked for a month and now it's acting like it's overheating again. This time it give me a quick blue screen with something on it I can't read (because it disappears too fast) and starts automatically rebooting. It will keep doing this until I power it off. any suggestions? (yes, I know I should get a newer computer,but can't afford it now) I'd at least like to figure out how to keep it...
  • Willie Brown on Palin: “The Democrats Are In Trouble”

    09/07/2008 1:23:44 PM PDT · by Bill Dupray · 18 replies · 224+ views
    The Patriot Room ^ | September 7, 2008 | Bill Dupray
    The colorful former Mayor of San Francisco (no need to add the "D" here) and Speaker of the California State Assembly is spot on. The Democrats are in trouble. Sarah Palin has totally changed the dynamics of this campaign. Period. Palin's speech to the GOP National Convention on Wednesday has set it up so that the Republicans are now on offense and Democrats are on defense. And we don't do well on defense. Suddenly, Palin and John McCain are the mavericks and Barack Obama and Joe Biden are the status quo, in a year when you don't want to be...
  • DEMOCRATS IN TROUBLE

    09/05/2008 1:59:36 AM PDT · by library user · 66 replies · 323+ views
    New York Post ^ | September 05, 2008 | By DICK MORRIS & EILEEN MCGANN
    THE convention floor was abuzz all yes terday with the news of the CBS poll showing a dead tie (42-42) in the presidential race. And the poll, conducted through Wednesday, couldn't reflect the impact of John McCain's speech, or the full impact of Sarah Palin's late Wednesday night. It reflected opinions only after the Democrats' convention, Barack Obama's incredible speech, the Palin selection and the early, Gustav-depressed GOP gathering. That augers ill for the Democrats. Tonight's polling could bring evidence that the Obama candidacy is in big trouble. First, the GOP convention managed to disprove the central premise of the...
  • Mark your wives: The 1930s marriage test

    05/14/2008 11:09:56 AM PDT · by OB1kNOb · 199 replies · 155+ views
    Telegraph.co.uk ^ | May 14, 2008 | Matthew Moore
    American psychologists have unearthed a “marital rating scale” used by marriage counsellors in 1939 to assess the performance of wives – and the categories make interesting reading for modern couples brought up to believe in the equality of the sexes. Women are awarded marks if they dress for breakfast, ask their husband’s opinions on important decisions and let their partners sleep late on Sundays and holidays.....
  • Breaking News: Travisd Childers beats Greg Davis in MS Special Election

    05/13/2008 7:51:36 PM PDT · by The_Republican · 54 replies · 135+ views
    CNN | May 13th, 2008 | Self
    CNN just reported Childers beat Davis. Dick Cheney campaigned for the Republican candidate in that district. GOP ran commercials tying Democrat to Obama and Reverend Wright. Thrid straight special Election where long held GOP seat is lost. This in MISSISSIPPI. WOW! This is not good news by any means.
  • Al-Sadr May Restart Full-scale Fight Against US in Iraq

    04/24/2008 4:11:45 PM PDT · by EagleUSA · 36 replies · 114+ views
    AP / Yahoo ^ | 04/24/2008 | EagleUSA
    BAGHDAD - Muqtada al-Sadr is considering setting aside his political ambitions and restarting a full-scale fight against U.S.-led forces — a worrisome shift that may reflect Iranian influence on the young cleric and could open the way for a shadow state protected by his powerful Mahdi Army. A possible breakaway path — described to The Associated Press by Shiite lawmakers and politicians — would represent the ultimate backlash to the Iraqi government's pressure on al-Sadr to renounce and disband his Shiite militia. By snubbing the give-and-take of politics, al-Sadr would have a freer hand to carve out a kind of...
  • China Military Expansion Could Have Global Implications

    03/03/2008 5:53:58 PM PST · by SandRat · 7 replies · 140+ views
    WASHINGTON, March 3, 2008 – China not only is a rising international economic power, but also is a rising military power with new and developing capabilities that have global implications, according to the 2008 China Military Power Report released today. David Sedney, deputy assistant secretary of defense for East Asia, announces the release to Congress of the 2008 Defense Department Report on the Military Power of the People's Republic of China, during a March 3, 2008, Pentagon news conference. Photo by R.D. Ward  (Click photo for screen-resolution image);high-resolution image available. The annual report mandated by Congress analyzes China’s military development...
  • BBC In More Trouble Over Edited Pieces

    07/15/2007 11:20:13 AM PDT · by blam · 13 replies · 721+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 7-15-2007 | Patrick Phelvin
    BBC in more trouble over edited pieces By Patrick Phelvin , Sunday Telegraph Last Updated: 5:14pm BST 15/07/2007 The BBC was involved in a fresh row about doctored footage yesterday after it admitted mixing up the chronology of a documentary about Gordon Brown. Just days before Director General Mark Thompson is hauled before the BBC Trust to explain the royal fiasco, it emerged that the sequence of a Newsnight film had also been altered. The Treasury has complained to the corporation that the 12-minute piece, on attempts by documentary-maker Jamie Campbell to secure an interview with Brown during the leadership...
  • Iowa Could Be a Hurdle for Giuliani

    04/02/2007 8:57:14 PM PDT · by garv · 15 replies · 413+ views
    The Politico ^ | April 2, 2007 | Johnathon Martin
    Former Iowa congressman Jim Nussle isn't worried that Rudy Giuliani is getting a late start in the state's first-in-the-nation caucuses. In fact, Nussle says, the former New York mayor isn't behind schedule at all. "George W. Bush first set foot in Iowa in what would amount to June of this year (in 1999) and still won the (state party's Ames) straw poll," recalled Nussle, Giuliani's top supporter in the state. Still, when Giuliani touches down in Iowa Tuesday for the first time since his presidential bid began, the leader in GOP polls arrives with considerable expectations -- but also many...
  • Why Our Country is in Trouble (eye rolling humor)

    01/21/2007 9:54:39 AM PST · by Kimmers · 25 replies · 1,727+ views
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    A Washington, DC, airport ticket agent offers some examples of why our country is in trouble! 1. I had a New Hampshire Congresswoman ask for an aisle seat so that her hair wouldn't get messed up by being near the window. (On an airplane!) 2. I got a call from a candidate's staffer, who wanted to go to Capetown. I started to explain the length of the flight and the passport information, then she interrupted me with, "I'm not trying to make you look stupid, but Capetown is in Massachusetts." Without trying to make her look stupid, I calmly explained,...
  • IL: School chief in trouble over mock film

    10/02/2006 11:16:08 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 4 replies · 380+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 10/2/06 | Megan Reichgott - ap
    CHICAGO - A suburban school superintendent says he was only trying to be funny when he took videotaped interviews with his new teachers, spliced in his own gag questions and made the faculty members look like killers, strippers and drug users. Now he could lose his job. "How do you like to unwind?" Bremen High School District Superintendent Rich Mitchell asks in the mock documentary that he later posted on the Internet. The tape cuts to a teacher who replies: "I enjoy a lot of leisure activities." "Such as?" Mitchell asks. "Killing," says the teacher. Mitchell asks another teacher: "What...
  • New O.C. home prices expected to rise

    09/13/2006 11:19:02 AM PDT · by socal_parrot · 28 replies · 540+ views
    The Orange County Register ^ | 09/13/06 | JEFF COLLINS
    An Irvine-based housing consultant said in a forecast released Tuesday that new home prices will go up in Orange County next year, but only by about 4.4 percent. "We foresee Year 2007 as being a stable year in terms of market conditions," a report by Real Estate Economics stated.
  • Trouble in the cards as psychic-licensing rules debated

    06/28/2006 4:30:33 PM PDT · by Momaw Nadon · 20 replies · 796+ views
    The Salem News Online ^ | Wednesday, June 28, 2006 | Chris Cassidy
    SALEM — In a paranormal public hearing last night, dozens of psychics argued before a city licensing panel about what the future holds if Salem cracks down on rogue clairvoyants. Unfortunately, no clear vision emerged from the meeting. One side told councilors the city needs to embrace its standing as the Witch City by allowing more licensed psychics. But opponents warned that oversimplifying the process could bring predators bent on making an easy dollar, rather than ethically telling fortunes. The debate unfolded before a hearing of the City Council's licensing committee, which is pondering tightening its regulation of Salem's fortunetelling...