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  • LIVE: WHITE HOUSE BRIEFING (Over and Under on UGHHHHS is 300)

    01/27/2009 12:55:34 PM PST · by icwhatudo · 76 replies · 2,523+ views
    Daily White House Press Briefing | 1-27-09 | self
    7 "ughs" in the opening welcome remarks
  • Kmiec for Vatican Ambassador

    11/24/2008 3:40:59 PM PST · by Alex Murphy · 13 replies · 531+ views
    America - The National Catholic Weekly ^ | 2008-11-23 | Michael Sean Winters
    Ambassador to the Holy See is not like most ambassadorships. For starters, the First Amendment notwithstanding, it is the only position in the U.S. government that involves formal recognition of religion. Ambassadors are not accredited to the Vatican City-State, the 103 acres on the west bank of the Tiber that give territorial reality to papal independence. Ambassadors are accredited to the Holy See, that is, to the Pope in his capacity as leader of the Catholic Church. This was the grounds for opposition to the establishment of formal diplomatic relations from both conservative, evangelical Christians and from the ACLU, two...
  • Woman details abortion, relationship with "pro-life" congressional candidate

    06/24/2008 10:03:44 AM PDT · by Ron Jeremy · 31 replies · 46+ views
    seattle times ^ | today | By Janie Har and Steve Mayes
    A woman who dated congressional candidate Mike Erickson seven years ago said she asked him directly whether he wanted to have a baby. He shook his head no, she said, and paid for her abortion. In interviews with The Oregonian newspaper, the Oregon City woman said she met Erickson in September 2000 and that she had the abortion in January 2001. They saw each other afterward, she said, even going on a trip to Mexico in March, before the relationship ended. She spoke on the condition that only her first name, Tawnya, be used. Erickson agrees that he gave Tawnya...
  • Thompson to Vet Judges for McCain

    06/21/2008 10:40:17 AM PDT · by kingattax · 72 replies · 203+ views
    Human Events ^ | 06/20/2008
    In a McCain administration, former Tennessee Sen. Fred Thompson would play a dominant role in selecting Supreme Court nominees and other judicial appointments, sources close to the McCain campaign and to Thompson tell us. And why is Fred suddenly everywhere? These sources say that the agreement between McCain and Thompson is behind Thompson’s resurgence in the national media in recent weeks. In a McCain campaign conference call with reporters yesterday on last week’s Supreme Court decision on terrorist detainees at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, Thompson -- without claiming such status -- played the role of a prominent McCain adviser. Developing…
  • Rudy: I'm a strict constructionist (can someone document his appointment record?)

    02/03/2007 4:44:05 PM PST · by RepublicanPOTUSin08 · 197 replies · 2,934+ views
    Race42008 ^ | 2/3/07 | Dave G.
    Following is a transcript of Mayor Giuliani’s address today to the SC GOP’s executive committee in Columbia, South Carolina, with regard to the mayor’s judicial philosophy: "On the Federal judiciary I would want judges who are strict constructionists because I am. I’m a lawyer. I’ve argued cases in the Supreme Court. I’ve argued cases in the Court of Appeals in different parts of the country. I have a very, very strong view that for this country to work, for our freedoms to be protected, judges have to interpret not invent the Constitution. Otherwise you end up, when judges invent the...
  • Iraq, Iran reach agreement on security

    11/29/2006 8:28:12 PM PST · by freedomdefender · 64 replies · 1,046+ views
    AP ^ | November 29, 2006 | Nasser Karimi
    Iraq's president said Wednesday he had reached a security agreement with Iran, which the United States accuses of fueling the chaos in the war-torn country. Iran's president called on countries to stop backing "terrorists" in Iraq and for the Americans to withdraw. ADVERTISEMENT Tehran is believed to back some of the Shiite militias blamed in the vicious sectarian killings that have thrown the country into chaos. The United States has said the Iraqi government should press Iran to stop interfering in its affairs in a bid to calm the violence. Presidents Jalal Talabani of Iraq and Mahmoud Ahmadinejad of Iran...

    10/29/2006 4:36:20 AM PST · by bennyjakobowski · 37 replies · 2,299+ views
    The Sunday Times ^ | October 29, 2006 | Sarah Baxter
    THE call went out to a select band of conservative commentators last week: come to a briefing with the president in the Oval Office. Designed to flatter and create a buzz, the idea was to convey firmness of purpose about Iraq and optimism about the November congressional elections. “I’m campaigning like mad and I’m looking at people in the eye and saying, you better have a government that does everything in its power to protect you from attack. You’re right here in the office where I get briefed every morning and I’m telling you, it’s on my mind,” President George...
  • Gas grills bring out guys' primitive side

    07/21/2006 5:56:55 AM PDT · by CT-Freeper · 185 replies · 2,364+ views
    Waterbury (CT) Republican-American ^ | Friday, July 21, 2006 | Bill Dunn
    Did you ever notice that the gas grill is the man's domain? Even in homes where the man of the house has never prepared a single meal in the kitchen -- unless you count pulling a package of Pop Tarts out of the box -- as soon as it's decided that dinner will be cooked on the gas grill, the man of the house eagerly dons his "Born to Barbecue" apron and announces to no one in particular, "OK, let's do some grillin'!!" Of course, there are some men who enjoy all forms of cooking and know their way around...
  • Nationals GM Bowden arrested, charged with DUI

    04/18/2006 9:09:01 PM PDT · by nicollo · 7 replies · 214+ views
    AP via Yahoo ^ | April 18, 2006 | By CURT ANDERSON
    MIAMI (AP) -- Washington Nationals general manager Jim Bowden was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol after allegedly running a stop sign while in Florida during his team's series against the Marlins last weekend. A few minutes before he was stopped, Bowden and his girlfriend were apparently involved in a physical altercation that left him with scratches and resulted in battery and resisting arrest charges against her. A Miami Beach police report said the 44-year-old Bowden refused to take a breath-alcohol test after he was stopped at 2:22 a.m. Monday. An officer said he saw Bowden run the...

    01/12/2006 6:34:02 PM PST · by SWAMPSNIPER · 21 replies · 540+ views
    01/12/06 | swampsniper
    DiFi reacts to the Alito confirmation hearings.
  • Ailes Outsmarted, Bill Hemmer Still a Partisan Lib

    09/01/2005 10:06:13 AM PDT · by faithincowboys · 13 replies · 516+ views
    Bill Hemmer needs to be relieved of his duties at FNC. He is slamming the Bush administration for inaction. Saying things like, "What the government is and ISN"T doing" And "I expected to see a Navy Armada show up and save everybody, and I haven't seen it" Someone needs to yank twinkle toes and send him back to low-rated CNNville.
  • Florida State to sue NCAA over mascot-nickname rule

    08/06/2005 7:42:33 AM PDT · by cloud8 · 96 replies · 2,050+ views
    AP via Tampa Bay channel 10 ^ | August 6, 2005 | staff
    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- Florida State University doesn't plan to change its "Seminoles" nickname. The NCAA decided today to ban schools using Native American names and symbols from hosting championship events. But Florida State President T-K Wetherell says he'll sue the NCAA for its - quote - "outrageous and insulting" decision. Wetherell says - quote - "This university will forever be associated with the "unconquered" spirit of the Seminole Tribe of Florida." The NCAA decided to ban the use of American Indian mascots by sports teams during its postseason tournaments. And nicknames or mascots deemed hostile or abusive won't be...
  • Telescope project halted on Indian claims

    06/17/2005 12:49:42 PM PDT · by SmithL · 17 replies · 599+ views
    AP ^ | 6/17/5
    TUCSON, Ariz. - The National Science Foundation agreed to halt construction of a $13 million mountainside telescope complex after an American Indian tribe filed a federal lawsuit claiming the site is sacred. The foundation said it will work with the Tohono O'odham Nation to assess the environmental and cultural value of the Kitt Peak area before resuming work on what the lead scientist said would be the most advanced system of its kind in the northern hemisphere."We are being very deferential to ensure that the tribe is on board every step of the way," said Charisse Carney-Nunes, a foundation attorney.The...
  • Maradona 'In Love' with Venezuela's Chavez **BARF ALERT**

    03/31/2005 6:42:00 PM PST · by Kitten Festival · 21 replies · 1,336+ views
    Reuters ^ | Mar. 31, 2005 | Staff
    CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) - Argentine soccer legend Diego Maradona said on Thursday he was "in love" with Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, whom he admires for his left-wing political policies. "I like women, but I've fallen in love with Chavez," Argentina's former World Cup winning captain told reporters after having lunch with the Venezuelan leader at the presidential palace. The two embraced afterward. The 44-year-old soccer celebrity, considered one of the greatest players of all time, is also an ardent admirer of Fidel Castro, the Communist President of Cuba where Maradona has lived since 2000 while fighting cocaine addiction.
  • Man Accused of Having Relations With Cattle

    02/27/2005 10:48:58 AM PST · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 45 replies · 1,221+ views
    Duluth News Tribune ^ | 02/26/2005 | Associated Press
    Posted on Sat, Feb. 26, 2005 Man accused of having relations with cattle Associated Press NEILLSVILLE, Wis. - A 63-year-old man is charged with sexual gratification with an animal for allegedly having sex with calves. Harold G. Hart, of Neillsville, allegedly told police that he routinely stopped at a Greenwood farm, usually after bar closing or on trips to strip clubs near Marshfield or Neillsville. A criminal complaint filed in Clark County Circuit Court said the farm's owners installed a motion detector on Jan. 22 after regularly seeing footprints and vehicle tracks on their land. Around 4 a.m. the next...
  • Secretive, lying, angry, abused: Clinton's DIY psychoanalysis for the baby boomers

    06/20/2004 11:21:40 PM PDT · by MadIvan · 44 replies · 489+ views
    The Daily Telegraph ^ | June 21, 2004 | David Rennie
    In a sprawling, 957-page autobiography to be released today, Bill Clinton blames his worst failures - including his affair with Monica Lewinsky - on a split personality and a genius for lying developed during an abusive childhood. With more than two million copies reserved at booksellers before its release at midnight tonight, My Life looks certain to become the most widely read work of DIY psychoanalysis in history. In memoirs that manage to be in turn candid and evasive, Mr Clinton outlines the theory that he has always lived "parallel" lives. There are nearly 100 pages on his childhood in...

    09/26/2003 6:18:13 AM PDT · by PhiKapMom · 8 replies · 214+ views
    Republican National Committee ^ | 26 September 2003 | RNC Research
    CNBC DEBATE: THOSE DESPERATE DEMSDemocrats So Desperate To Attack President Bush, They Will Say Just About Anything! _____________________________________________________________________________ CLARK NEEDS TO CHECK HIS NUMBERS Clark Claimed Social Security Could Be Saved With Just One-Third Of Bush Tax Cuts. “George Bush said that he would protect Social Security, but all he’s done is present tax cuts. His tax cuts total three times the amount of money needed to make the Social Security system solvent for the next 75 years.” (Wesley Clark, CNBC/The Wall Street Journal Democrat Candidates Debate, 9/25/03) Bush Tax Cuts Cost $1.7 Trillion. (“Estimated Budget Effects Of The...
  • Boy finds rotten tooth in popcorn (Talk about a sweet tooth...)

    08/01/2003 7:17:34 PM PDT · by Jay D. Dyson · 7 replies · 286+ views
    BBC ^ | 07/31/2003
    A mother has described her anger at discovering her son had crunched into a rotten tooth while eating popcorn. Kieran Adam, from Cove, near Aberdeen, was eating a mouthful when he bit down on something hard. Kieran, 12, was horrified to find a decaying tooth with the remains of the roots attached. Woolworths Big W, where the snack had been bought, said the incident was being investigated and environmental health officials are also to investigate the find. Schoolboy Kieran was treated to the sweet popcorn from independent food franchise The Candy Bar in the city's beachfront Woolworths Big W store...
  • Recaption this (or explain it to me!)

    05/14/2003 7:39:37 AM PDT · by daylate-dollarshort · 106 replies · 340+ views
    May 14, 2003 | dayslate-dollarshort
    I posted this to another thread yesterday and can't for the life of me, get it out of my mind. What was this kid thinking about? Recaption it if you can (I'm about speechless) or, in the alternative tell me what is going on in the minds of kids today?? James Keen, a 19-year-old from Scottsville, Ky., shows off his spilt tongue at his home Wednesday, May 7, 2003. James got his tongue split in December by a piercer after a surgeon declined to do it for him. He says the piercer used a scalpel heated by a blow torch...

    12/02/2002 10:46:29 AM PST · by KLT · 24 replies · 542+ views
    WWW.BSNN.NET ^ | 12-02 | Buffy Osculate
    Here's a book both uninteresting and repulsive. On the one hand, it is a quasi-scholarly look at kissing and how it has changed substantially in the last half century. It's also uncomfortably personal, filled with Gore stories, which are explicit and stomach churning. "For us, as for most Americans," write the former vice-president and his wife, "kissing is our bedrock. We kiss everywhere and in every situation." Like at the recent memorial service for Senator Paul Wellstone, when the sight of Tipper dressed in black (and appearing 50 pounds lighter than she really is) was more than Al could handle....