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  • May 21 END OF THE WORLD LIVE THREAD - bring comments, photos, links

    05/20/2011 4:57:59 PM PDT · by doug from upland · 207 replies · 1+ views
    Family Radio ^ | 5-20-11
    HAROLD CAMPING SITE The earthquake is scheduled to begin in Australia later tonight and the destruction and devastation roll through the timezones. It's been nice knowing all of you. I guess the only good news is that it will be the end of the Obama Administration. And the Clintons, Arnold, the Palestinians, Villaraigosa, Nancy Pelosi, NOW, and Planned Parenthood. And Charlie Sheen and the rest of Hollywood.
  • Legendary Cowboys, SMU quarterback Don Meredith dies

    12/06/2010 7:38:36 AM PST · by John W · 107 replies · 1+ views
    The Dallas Morning News ^ | December 6, 2010 | Bras Townsend
    Don Meredith, the Dallas Cowboys and SMU quarterback and Monday Night Football icon, died Sunday evening in Santa Fe, N.M. He was 72. Meredith died at Christus St. Vincent Regional Medical Center, a hospital spokesman confirmed this morning. The Meredith family's attorney, Lisa Fine Moses, said his wife, Susan, and daughter Mary were at his side. Meredith had battled emphysema in recent years and suffered a minor stroke in 2004.
  • Employees stage statewide protest of furlough plan

    05/10/2010 12:26:16 PM PDT · by kingu · 31 replies · 775+ views
    Buffalo News ^ | May 10, 2010, 2:10 pm | Tom Precious and Robert J. McCarthy
    State workers held noontime rallies around the state to protest a plan by Gov. David A. Paterson, expected to pass the State Legislature later this evening, to furlough 100,000 government workers one day a week beginning May 17. "We deserve what we have and we're not going to give any of it back," Mary Sullivan, executive vice president of the Civil Service Employees Association, told a couple thousand state workers who turned out in a park next to the state Capitol. Chanting "No furloughs!", about 250 angry union workers gathered at noon outside Ellicott Square — Western New York headquarters...
  • Poll: Obama has 16-point lead over McCain (PeeUuuuu Research Poll,, says 'Turn out the lights!')

    10/28/2008 10:32:17 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 79 replies · 2,572+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 10/28/08 | AP
    THE POLL: Pew Research Center, national presidential race among registered voters. THE NUMBERS: Barack Obama 52 percent, John McCain 36 percent.
  • Kennedy Blames Accident on Sleep Medicine

    05/04/2006 7:06:03 PM PDT · by Jean S · 635 replies · 19,040+ views
    AP ^ | 5/4/06 | ANDREW MIGA
    Rep. Patrick Kennedy (news, bio, voting record) crashed his car near the Capitol early Thursday, and a police official said he appeared intoxicated. Kennedy said he had taken sleep medication and a prescription anti-nausea drug that can cause drowsiness. Kennedy, D-R.I., addressed the issue after a spate of news reports. His initial statement said: "I consumed no alcohol prior to the incident."'Later, however, he issued a longer statement saying the attending physician for Congress had prescribed Phenergan on Tuesday to treat Kennedy's gastroenteritis.Kennedy said he returned to his Capitol Hill home on Wednesday evening after a final series of votes...
  • America’s Descent Into the Third World

    07/27/2005 6:21:50 AM PDT · by A. Pole · 636 replies · 9,366+ views
    Chronicles Magazine ^ | Monday, July 25, 2005 | Paul Craig Roberts
    The June payroll jobs report did not receive much attention due to the July 4 holiday, but the depressing 21st century job performance of the U.S. economy continues unabated. Only 144,000 private sector jobs were created, each one of which was in domestic services. Fifty-six thousand jobs were created in professional and business services, about half of which are in administrative and waste services. Thirty-eight thousand jobs were created in education and health services, almost all of which are in health care and social assistance. Nineteen thousand jobs were created in leisure and hospitality, almost all of which are waitresses...
  • *****HUMAN EVENTS FIRST-RUN EXCLUSIVE*****: POWs Join Swift Boat Vets in Criticism of Kerry

    08/20/2004 7:08:59 AM PDT · by hinterlander · 816 replies · 42,979+ views
    Human Events Online ^ | August 20, 2004 | Human Events
  • CA: Davis' weakness is evident as fellow Democrats turn on him

    03/26/2003 9:09:20 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 17 replies · 330+ views
    Sac Bee ^ | 3/26/03 | Dan Walters
    <p>Gray Davis came into the governorship of California with a well-deserved reputation for leaving nothing to chance, having survived his decades-long, rung-by-rung climb up the political ladder by capitalizing on, even exploiting, any opportunity to align himself with a popular political position.</p>
  • Kmart will close 54 stores in Texas, 326 nationwide

    01/14/2003 1:53:57 PM PST · by MeekOneGOP · 42 replies · 2,495+ views
    The Dallas Morning News ^ | January 14, 2003 | By ANURADHA RAGHUNATHAN / The Dallas Morning News
    Kmart will close 54 stores in Texas 01/14/2003 By ANURADHA RAGHUNATHAN / The Dallas Morning News Kmart Corp., a Michigan-based discount retailer that's in the middle of a bankruptcy reorganization, said Tuesday that it will close three-quarters of its stores in Texas as it shutters 326 nationwide. The company also said it will lay off up to 35,000 workers, including 5,269 in Texas. Kmart said it will close 54 of its 73 Texas stores and a distribution center in Corsicana that employs 378. Among the store closures will be the only remaining Dallas location, on Walton Walker Boulevard. Also...
  • The return of a longstanding feud(Cowboys-Oilers, er, Texans)

    09/08/2002 12:05:10 PM PDT · by Diddle E. Squat · 43 replies · 434+ views
    Houston Chronicle ^ | 9/7/02 | fran blinebury
    You've seen them. Maybe down the street. Maybe across the breakfast table behind the newspaper. Maybe hogging the remote control for your new high-definition TV. You know them. You might work with one. You might live next door to one. You might even sleep with one. Cowboys fans. Like humidity, traffic and fire ants, they're a fact of life around here. Truth is, like cell phones, Dr. Phil and those incredibly annoying commercials for "Clarinex," you can't get away from them. Can't live with 'em. Can't spray something on 'em. They show up in the places you think would be...