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  • Shooting reported at University of Oklahoma

    01/22/2014 9:58:39 AM PST · by Raebie · 18 replies
    CNN ^ | 1/22/2014 | Josh Levs
    (CNN) -- The University of Oklahoma in Norman reported a shooting on campus Wednesday. "Avoid Gould Hall. Seek immediate shelter in place," the school said on Twitter and on its website. Gould Hall houses the university's college of architecture.
  • Police: At Least 3 Shot Near Brashear High School

    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Pittsburgh Police dispatch reports that they are responding to a possible shooting at Brashear High School. Police and other emergency personnel are on the scene of the high school. Pittsburgh Police dispatch will only confirm that they are getting reports of at least three people shot.
  • Pilot locked in lavatory causes unnecessary terror scare

    11/17/2011 7:38:03 AM PST · by Driftwood1 · 11 replies
    New York Post ^ | 11-17-11 | Philip Messing and Bill Sanderson
    A pilot who accidentally locked himself in the bathroom of his LaGuardia-bound plane caused a terror scare last night when a helpful passenger with an accent tried to come to his rescue by banging on the cockpit door. The embarrassing comedy of errors began when the captain of a Chatauqua Airlines flight from Asheville, N.Car., decided to take a bathroom break before landing. But when he tried to get out of the men’s room, the door jammed, trapping him in the tight quarters.
  • Fast and Furious: Case Files on Terry Murder Have Disappeared, Gone

    11/15/2011 6:26:31 PM PST · by Nachum · 80 replies
    Townhall ^ | 11/15/11 | Katie Pavlich
    The Arizona Daily Star's Tim Stellar is reporting the federal case file against illegal Mexican bandits accused of killing Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry, has disappeared. The case against the alleged killers of Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry has disappeared from federal court records, apparently sealed by a federal judge. In May, federal prosecutors won an indictment against Manuel Osorio-Arellanes and others, and they announced it with a press release. Only Osorio-Arellanes’ name was visible in the indictment, but there were blacked-out words where other defendants’ names go. Osorio-Arellanes was charged with second-degree murder and was not considered the likely...
  • Blogger admits Hawaii birth certificate forgery, subverting Obama claims (Uh-oh)

    07/03/2008 4:35:19 PM PDT · by SE Mom · 9,472 replies · 131,028+ views
    Israel Insider ^ | 3 July 2008 | Reuven Koret
    Jay McKinnon, a self-described Department of Homeland Security-trained document specialist, has implicated himself in the production of fraudulent Hawaii birth certificate images similar to the one endorsed as genuine by the Barack Obama campaign, and appearing on the same blog entry where the supposedly authentic document appears. The evidence of forgery and manipulation of images of official documents, triggered by Israel Insider's revelation of the collection of Hawaii birth certificate images on the Photobucket site and the detective work of independent investigative journalists and imaging professionals in the three weeks since the publication of the images, implicate the Daily Kos,...
  • What America would look like if the NRA has its way

    10/12/2010 8:39:20 AM PDT · by jmaroneps37 · 35 replies · 1+ views
    coachisright.com ^ | OCTOBER 12TH, 2010 | Kevin “Coach” Collins
    If you’ve been puzzled by the NRA’s endorsements of liberal Democrats and wondering what would happen if it got its way, here’s the voting records of a sample of the NRA’s liberal Democrat buddies. Note: NARAL is a pro abortion group ACU is the American Conservative Union, NTU is the National Taxpayers Union GOA is the Gun Owners of America SEIU is the Service Employees International Union a far left group. Their cumulative scores are as follows: NARAL 67.5% ACU 18.2% NTU 11.7% SEIU 90.3% GOA C- The numbers strongly suggest that the NRA is perfectly pleased with the way...
  • Scott Brown switches vote to advance financial regulation overhaul

    05/20/2010 1:13:38 PM PDT · by AlanD · 170 replies · 4,385+ views
    Senator Scott Brown switched a key vote from yesterday and joined 57 Democrats and two Republicans this afternoon in advancing a massive financial regulation overhaul. The Massachusetts Republican said that over the last 24 hours he received assurances – from the chief negotiators in the House and Senate, Senator Christopher J. Dodd, and Representative Barney Frank -- that changes he was seeking would be addressed. Those assurances came during a phone call with Frank last night, while the Newton Democrat was working out in the House members gym. Brown was further convinced during a 40-mile bike ride he went on...
  • The Real Oil "Spill" Magnitude and the OBAMA/BP Cover-Up

    05/20/2010 10:43:08 AM PDT · by peachykeene · 21 replies · 1,027+ views
    oilprice.com ^ | May 07, 2010 | Wayne Madsen
    WMR has been informed by sources in the US Army Corps of Engineers, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and Florida Department of Environmental Protection that the Obama White House and British Petroleum (BP), which pumped $71,000 into Barack Obama's 2008 presidential campaign -- more than John McCain or Hillary Clinton, are covering up the magnitude of the volcanic-level oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico and working together to limit BP's liability for damage caused by what can be called a "mega-disaster." Plans by BP to sink a 4-story containment dome over the oil gushing from a gaping chasm one...
  • Don't Be A Dumbass, Jim. [Activism]

    02/04/2010 12:07:00 PM PST · by Racehorse · 137 replies · 3,768+ views
    And older racehorse vanity thread ^ | 4 Feb 2010 | Racehorse
    Jim Robinson replied to me and others in an earlier thread authored approximately 11 January 2010. There WILL be a backlash against Obama’s socialist big government anti-capitalist, anti-America programs I guarantee you. We need to be in fighting trim to maximize our potential and capitalize on non competitive socialist failure!Paraphrasing Jim:A house divided against itself cannot stand.I believe this party cannot endure, permanently half socialist and half free.I do not expect the party to be dissolved — I do not expect the house to fall — but I do expect it will cease to be divided.It will become all one...
  • Unemployment in California at 12%, Highest in Nearly 70 Years

    09/18/2009 6:29:30 PM PDT · by lbryce · 86 replies · 2,738+ views
    New York Times ^ | September 18, 2009 | Jennifer Steinhauser
    California’s unemployment rate in August hit its highest point in nearly 70 years, starkly underscoring how the nation’s incipient economic recovery continues to elude millions of Americans looking for work. While job losses continue to fall, the state’s new unemployment rate — 12.2 percent, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics — is far above the national average of 9.7 percent and places California, the nation’s most-populous state, fourth behind Michigan, Nevada and Rhode Island. Statistics kept by the state show California’s unemployment rate was 14.7 percent in 1940, said Kevin Callori, a spokesman for the California Employment Development Department.While...
  • LaRouche Webcast: June 27, 2009 (LaRouche calls Obama criminally insane and He Outta Know!!)

    07/03/2009 4:26:10 PM PDT · by fujimoh · 48 replies · 2,452+ views
    Incredible webcast. In the first 2 minutes of the 3 hour webcast, he Lyndon LaRouche calls Obama criminally insane. Watch Webcast
  • 'China's stockpiles are new sovereign wealth strategy' (Dollar Dump Ping)

    05/29/2009 8:07:50 PM PDT · by 11th_VA · 20 replies · 875+ views
    China is stockpiling commodities such as copper and iron ore as part of a reallocation of its sovereign wealth amid concerns that the value of its dollar assets may decline, according to the Royal Bank of Canada. “It is part of an overall desire to decrease its exposure to dollar assets,” said Brian Jackson, senior strategist at Royal Bank of Canada in Hong Kong, in an interview on Monday. China fears the hundreds of billions of dollars the US is spending on bank bailouts and stimulus will cause “higher inflation and a weaker dollar,” he said. Premier Wen Jiabao has...
  • Proof Of Citizenship Requirement Passes Panel

    04/03/2009 10:17:27 AM PDT · by SvenMagnussen · 30 replies · 1,254+ views
    The Macarville Report Online ^ | April 3, 2009 | Mike
    A bill requiring proof of citizenship for those seeking office has been approved by a (Oklahoma) Senate committee and now goes to the Senate floor for a vote.
  • Is Obama Scared to Debate Rush?

    03/04/2009 1:07:45 PM PST · by Behind Liberal Lines · 206 replies · 7,322+ views
    American Spectator ^ | 03/04/09 | By Jeffrey Lord
    [T]he entire decision to go after Rush Limbaugh was cooked up by supposedly clever White House aides and outside advisors. David Plouffe, Obama’s campaign manager last year and a member of his inner circle still, will publish an op-ed in Wednesday's Washington Post chiding Republicans for being "paralyzed with fear of crossing their leader.” [But now Rush] has challenged Obama to a one-on-one debate on his radio show, no teleprompters please. With an ineptness that leaves one breathless, the Obama team has now effectively labeled Obama himself as "paralyzed with fear" if in fact the President doesn't have the guts...
  • Jesse Jackson Tape: Open Mic Catches Audio of Disparaging Obama Remarks

    07/09/2008 3:08:08 PM PDT · by xcamel · 130 replies · 788+ views
    Nat Ledger ^ | today | Jess Snow
    Jesse Jackson would like to tell Barack Obama that he is sorry for ripping the presumptive Democratic Nominee with comments that are said to be very nasty and according to a report from CNN they are too bad for them to say on the air. One report notes that conservative radio host Sean Hannity revealed on air that that Fox News is in possession of an exclusive tape of Reverend Jesse Jackson, recorded after an interview when he thought the microphone was off, slamming Barack Obama for “talking down black people on matters of faith” among other issues. Jackson told...
  • President Bush's Toilet Bowl Treaty(LOST coming up for senate vote on Wednesday)

    10/29/2007 8:09:19 PM PDT · by processing please hold · 204 replies · 171+ views
    National Ledger ^ | October 29, 2007 | Cliff Kincaid
    When State Department Legal Adviser John B. Bellinger III gave a controversial June 6 speech on the subject of "The United States and International Law," he mentioned that the Bush Administration had "put forward a priority list of over 35 treaty packages that we have urged the Senate to approve soon, including the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea." The latter is now up for Senate ratification, with a vote scheduled on Wednesday, and one of its many controversial provisions is the regulation of land-based sources of pollution. This treaty covers the water and the land. But now...
  • CLAIM: FILTHY FOLEY ONLINE MESSAGES WERE PAGE PRANK GONE AWRY

    10/05/2006 11:50:13 AM PDT · by kcvl · 3,160 replies · 100,219+ views
    Drudge Report ^ | 10/5/07 | Drudge
    <p>According to two people close to former congressional page Jordan Edmund, the now famous lurid AOL Instant Message exchanges that led to the resignation of Mark Foley were part of an online prank that by mistake got into the hands of enemy political operatives, the DRUDGE REPORT can reveal.</p>
  • Charges possible in death of Anna Nicole Smith's son; coroner awaits report

    09/13/2006 10:13:23 AM PDT · by Ganymede · 139 replies · 6,222+ views
    AP ^ | September 13, 2006 | JESSICA ROBERTSON
    JESSICA ROBERTSON NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) - Authorities believe they know what killed the 20-year-old son of Anna Nicole Smith but are awaiting a toxicology report to confirm their findings and are holding open the possibility criminal charges, the Bahamas coroner said Wednesday. Coroner Linda Virgill told The Associated Press that once her office receives the toxicology report on Daniel Smith it may launch a formal inquiry and that there is a possibility criminal charges may be filed in Sunday's death. "We do know the cause of death," Virgill said. "But we need to confirm it with a toxicology report." ......
  • Diplomatic Wind (Tony Blankley on defeatism and wishful thinking at top US level)

    08/15/2006 6:00:55 PM PDT · by beckaz · 3 replies · 627+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | August 9, 2006 | Tony Blankley
    David Brooks devoted his entire Sunday New York Times column to a truncated verbatim text of an interview he had on background with a Bush administration "policy maker" on our Middle East foreign policy. It reveals several shrewd assessments, but also an undeniable air of unreality and defeatism. If the comments are a true reflection of President Bush's views, then one is obliged to reassess virtually every word the administration expresses on the topics of the Middle East and terrorism.
  • (Mel) Gibson's Anti-Semitic Tirade -- Alleged Cover Up

    07/28/2006 10:12:47 PM PDT · by West Coast Conservative · 500 replies · 15,988+ views
    TMZ ^ | July 28, 2006
    TMZ has learned that Mel Gibson went on a rampage when he was arrested Friday on suspicion of drunk driving, hurling religious epithets. TMZ has also learned that the Los Angeles County Sheriff's department had the initial report doctored to keep the real story under wraps. TMZ has four pages of the original report prepared by the arresting officer in the case, L.A. County Sheriff's Deputy James Mee. According to the report, Gibson became agitated after he was stopped on Pacific Coast Highway and told he was to be detained for drunk driving Friday morning in Malibu. The actor began...
  • Barney Frank has Blame in 9/11

    06/13/2006 6:30:23 AM PDT · by francke · 15 replies · 1,768+ views
    Massachusetts News ^ | 6-13-2006 | Eric Francke
    A recent “Freedom of Information” request has revealed that nearly 10,000 documents still exist that the 9/11 Commission were told were destroyed, and this may not fare very well for Barney Frank. According to Scott Malone of NavySeals.com and Christopher Law from the Public Education Center, these documents show that the CIA knew that several of the hijackers on 9/11 who were in the country were associated with Al-Qaeda. But authorities were powerless to deport them because of an amendment to an immigration law that Frank had authored.
  • Carter praises Bush's immigration stance

    05/24/2006 10:23:25 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 189 replies · 2,687+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 5/24/06 | Doug Gross - ap
    ATLANTA - Former president Carter, a Democrat and frequent critic of President Bush, sees eye-to-eye with him on immigration. Carter on Wednesday called the Republican president's commitment to immigration reform "quite admirable," saying he agrees with Bush's support of a system that would eventually grant citizenship to some illegals. The Senate is set to vote as early as Thursday on a bill that calls for tougher border security as well as an eventual chance at citizenship for millions of men and women in the country illegally. The law should secure the nation's borders while "at the same time treating those...
  • Viruses catch up to the Mac.

    05/01/2006 3:46:08 AM PDT · by butternut_squash_bisque · 117 replies · 1,756+ views
    CNN ^ | Sunday, April 30, 2006; Posted: 6:54 p.m. EDT (22:54 GMT) | AP
    SAN FRANCISCO, California (AP) -- Benjamin Daines was browsing the Web when he clicked on a series of links that promised pictures of an unreleased update to his computer's operating system. Instead, a window opened on the screen and strange commands ran as if the machine was under the control of someone -- or something -- else. Daines was the victim of a computer virus.
  • Bush Approves Dubai Defense Purchase

    04/28/2006 9:27:40 AM PDT · by countreegurl · 99 replies · 1,256+ views
    Reuters ^ | 4-28-06 | Caren Bohan
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush approved Dubai's $1.24 billion takeover of Doncasters, a British engineering company with U.S. plants that supply the Pentagon, the White House said on Friday. The decision, announced by White House spokesman Scott McClellan, followed a congressional uproar over security fears that scuttled another Dubai state-owned company's plan to acquire operations at major U.S. ports. The interagency Committee on Foreign Investments in the United States sent its confidential recommendation on the Dubai takeover of Doncasters to Bush on April 13. "The president this morning accepted the committee's recommendation," McClellan said. "The committee recommended approval...
  • It looks like dead man voted in Ford election (Tennessee Democrats at it again)

    12/12/2005 7:35:43 AM PST · by LdSentinal · 21 replies · 1,080+ views
    Tennessean.com ^ | 12/12/05
    Election records of a September special election that put Ophelia Ford in a state Senate seat show that someone may have used the name of a man who had been dead for six weeks to vote. Ford, a Democrat, beat Republican challenger Terry Roland by 13 votes in a race in which 8,750 ballots were cast. The election was to replace Ford's brother John Ford, who resigned in May after being indicted on bribery charges. The name Joe L. Light was entered into the poll registration book during the Sept. 15 election at the Memphis precinct where Light was registered...
  • Woman, 37, marries 15-year-old in Georgia

    11/14/2005 7:49:39 PM PST · by dfwddr · 11 replies · 652+ views
    CNN ^ | 11/14/05 | CNN
    GAINESVILLE, Georgia (AP) -- A 37-year-old woman was charged with child molestation after being accused of having a sexual relationship with a 15-year-old boy whom she married last week. The woman also is allegedly pregnant with the boy's child, though paternity hasn't yet been determined, his grandmother and guardian told The Associated Press on Monday.
  • Miers Names Favorite Justice: Burger (Who Voted For Roe)

    10/06/2005 11:59:06 PM PDT · by Mighty_Quinn · 213 replies · 3,069+ views
    Washington Post ^ | 10/7/05 | Shailagh Murray and Charles Babington
    In an initial chat with Miers, according to several people with knowledge of the exchange, Leahy asked her to name her favorite Supreme Court justices. Miers responded with "Warren" -- which led Leahy to ask her whether she meant former Chief Justice Earl Warren, a liberal icon, or former Chief Justice Warren Burger, a conservative who voted for Roe v. Wade . Miers said she meant Warren Burger, the sources said. A Republican member of the committee, Lindsey O. Graham (S.C.), said after meeting with Miers: "I think the hearings matter in her case probably more than others." Graham said...
  • SOME QUICK THOUGHTS ON HARRIET MIERS: (Miers supports gay adoption and Int'l Criminal Court?)

    10/03/2005 10:54:28 AM PDT · by Rodney King · 32 replies · 548+ views
    The New Republic Blog ^ | today | Ryan Lizza
    SOME QUICK THOUGHTS ON HARRIET MIERS: This pick reinforces several traits Bush doesn't want reinforced right now. It's a pro-business pick. In Texas Miers specialized in "commercial litigation, including antitrust and trade regulations and intellectual property disputes" according to this bio. It's a pro-crony pick. She was Bush's personal lawyer as far back as the 1980s, and obviously loyalty to Bush trumped intellectual firepower. Finally, the Miers pick cements the idea that Bush is politically weak and scared of a major fight with Democrats. As Bill Kristol just pointed out on Fox, this choice will be depressing to conservatives at...
  • Let's not support any kind of 'illegal' here

    09/28/2005 10:40:47 PM PDT · by Happy2BMe · 58 replies · 944+ views
    Let's not support any kind of 'illegal' here September 29, 2005 1:06 am I applaud those who recognize that "illegal" means someone has "broken the law" ["No free pass for illegal immigrants," Sept. 22]. If someone enters the U.S. without going through the legal process of immigration, it is against the law. The short-sighted individuals who make grandiose analogies about the American Indian being tread upon by whites from Europe are completely out of touch.Most individuals against "illegal immigration" are "legal immigrants" who know the value of the process. And those against "illegal immigration" are not all racists and...
  • PLANET-DISSOLVING DUST CLOUD IS HEADED TOWARD EARTH!

    09/20/2005 5:25:47 AM PDT · by vannrox · 191 replies · 7,953+ views
    Weekly World News, via Yahoo ^ | Monday September 12 - 2005 | MIKE FOSTER
    PLANET-DISSOLVING DUST CLOUD IS HEADED TOWARD EARTH!Monday September 12, 2005 By MIKE FOSTER CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- Scared-stiff astronomers have detected a mysterious mass they've dubbed a "chaos cloud" that dissolves everything in its path, including comets, asteroids, planets and entire stars -- and it's headed directly toward Earth! Discovered April 6 by NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory, the swirling, 10 million-mile- wide cosmic dust cloud has been likened to an "acid nebula" and is hurtling toward us at close to the speed of light -- making its estimated time of arrival 9:15 a.m. EDT on June 1, 2014. "The good news...
  • Ranger Shot Man in Back, Family Says (New Mexico)

    08/31/2005 5:03:45 PM PDT · by elkfersupper · 44 replies · 1,313+ views
    Albuquerque Journal ^ | 8/31/05 | Jeff Jones
    A rookie state parks ranger who shot and killed an apparently unarmed man at Elephant Butte Lake last week fired the gunshots into the man's back, the victim's family claimed this week. Charles Teschner Jr., the brother of shooting victim Bruce Teschner, said a doctor with the state Office of the Medical Investigator has informed the family that Bruce Teschner was shot twice during the Aug. 23 incident. The doctor told him one of the bullets from the .40 caliber Glock handgun struck Teschner in the upper back and another struck him in the back of the neck, said Charles...
  • Mystery Hand Falls From Sky

    06/01/2004 8:53:22 AM PDT · by kenth · 186 replies · 804+ views
    NY Post ^ | June 1, 2004 | Kieran Crowley
    A boat party in an exclusive area of Long Island Sunday night was interrupted - when a severed human hand mysteriously dropped out of the sky onto the deck of a boat, police said yesterday.
  • Galloway may face probe by Scotland Yard

    05/13/2005 6:55:14 AM PDT · by MadIvan · 40 replies · 1,003+ views
    The Evening Standard ^ | May 13, 2005 | Paul Waugh
    George Galloway could face an investigation by Scotland Yard if British diplomats conclude that there is a case for action in the wake of fresh Iraqi oil allegations, it emerged today.The Foreign Office said that it had launched an urgent review of a US Senate sub-committee's claims that Saddam Hussein's regime granted Mr Galloway rights to sell up to Ł268 million worth of oil. The Charity Commission also confirmed that it was considering a fresh look at its own probe into a charity set up by the former Labour MP, which American senators have claimed was used to conceal payments...
  • [TN Governor] Bredesen fires senior adviser

    05/10/2005 9:35:22 PM PDT · by SmithL · 13 replies · 305+ views
    NASHVILLE - Gov. Phil Bredesen dismissed his chief legislative lobbyist from his position Monday and said he has agreed to undergo counseling on "workplace harassment and the misuse of alcohol." Mack Cooper, 45, was appointed in November 2004 to the cabinet-level position, which carries the title: senior adviser for legislation and policy. He had previously held the No. 2 position on Bredesen's lobbying staff. The move was announced in a statement distributed to media late Monday. The statement said that officials, "out of consideration for the privacy of the other parties involved," would not release details about "any specific incident...
  • Computer users risk blood clots

    03/31/2005 7:33:43 PM PST · by rdb3 · 27 replies · 1,164+ views
    The New Zealand Herald ^ | 4 JANUARY 2005 | REBECCA WALSH
    Computer users risk blood clots  01.04.05By REBECCA WALSH  People who sit for hours in front of a computer may be at risk of developing blood clots in their legs, a study suggests. The condition has been associated with long-haul air travel but a paper published in today’s New Zealand Medical Journal, suggests sitting still for long periods at a computer could also cause deep vein thrombosis (DVT). The researchers, led by Professor Richard Beasley of the Medical Research Institute of New Zealand, have proposed the acronym "SIT" - seated immobility thromboembolism - to cover all forms of seated immobility associated...
  • A Question: Has Someone Hacked WND.....Or is it just my computer being weird?

    03/15/2005 5:41:10 AM PST · by Bombardier · 33 replies · 1,217+ views
    Does anyone know if WorldNet Daily is down or not? I've been trying to get onto that site for a couple hours and no dice. Have they been hacked again?
  • Former Officer Sentenced in Property Scam

    02/10/2005 12:32:05 PM PST · by SmithL · 2 replies · 238+ views
    AP ^ | 2/10/5 | ERRIN HAINES
    ATLANTA - A former Atlanta police major and his wife were sentenced to prison Thursday for a scam in which they charged people a fee to help them reclaim money or other belongings from the department's property room. In Atlanta, people can reclaim their property for no charge by showing up at police headquarters and presenting identification. John Woodard, a 29-year veteran of the Police Department and former supervisor of the Property Control Unit, was sentenced to three years behind bars. His wife, Debra, 47, got two years. Prosecutors said the Woodards ran a business called R.A.P. Ltd. that led...
  • Dog Demonstrates Canine Driving Skills by Smashing Truck Into Auto Parts Store

    12/29/2004 4:38:42 AM PST · by Pharmboy · 40 replies · 936+ views
    The Associated Press ^ | Dec 29, 2004 | Anon Southern AP Stringer
    SPRINGDALE, Ark. (AP) - Michael Henson left the auto parts store with more problems than when he arrived. For that, he can thank his dog. Henson, whose truck had been experiencing a sticking throttle, left his dog in the truck when he went into the O'Reilly Auto Parts store in Springdale on Sunday. "He'd left the truck running - I guess to show the people at O'Reilly's - and the dog jumped over and knocked the truck into gear," police Sgt. Billy Turnbough said. The truck raced into the building, stunning Henson and clerk Josh Hopper. "The guy said he...
  • Millionaire Kerik A Former Deadbeat

    12/07/2004 1:15:36 PM PST · by Rodney King · 80 replies · 2,528+ views
    The Smoking Gun ^ | today | Smoking Gun
    Millionaire Kerik A Former Deadbeat Homeland Security nominee was once bankrupt NYPD cop DECEMBER 7--While a recent stock windfall has left Bernard Kerik sitting on $6 million, President Bush's nominee to head the Homeland Security department hasn't always been so flush. In fact, Kerik was once a deadbeat who declared bankruptcy when he couldn't handle his credit card bills, loan repayments, or Sears and J.C. Penney tabs. Kerik filed for Chapter 7 protection in October 1987, when he was a 32-year-old New York Police Department officer living in Greenwich Village, according to federal court records. As detailed in Kerik's bankruptcy...
  • The killing of Theo van Gogh and the aftermath - Report by a Dutch guy

    11/10/2004 2:52:53 AM PST · by teezle · 295 replies · 8,017+ views
    I have read several comments by FReepers about the slaugthering of Theo van Gogh and see a lot of half truths about it. Therefore I will write this short report from Utrecht (The Netherlands). Theo van Gogh was a very famous film maker and columnist in The Netherlands. His movies were about several topics including a remake of Romeo and Julia with a Dutch girl and a Morrocan immigrant. He was a very generous guy as all his friends mentioned at the funeral and a good citizen (working for his son's sportclub). His other side was his fun in provoking...
  • BREAKING- SADDAM'S LAWYER ...TOLD A ..DAILY THAT A MEETING WAS HELD BETWEEN HIMSELF AND OSAMA

    10/15/2004 5:39:16 PM PDT · by Mark Felton · 422 replies · 28,120+ views
    [Breaking News Ticker] SADDAM’S ITALIAN LAWYER GIOVANNI DE STAFANO TOLD A LONDON-BASED DAILY THAT A MEETING WAS HELD BETWEEN HIMSELF AND OSAMA BIN LADEN AT THE RASHID HOTEL IN BAGHDAD IN 1998. (AL-SHARQ AL-AWSAT, LONDON, 10/15/04)
  • Major Wardrobe Malfunction! Miss Universe Loses Her Dress on the Runway!

    09/02/2004 9:06:34 AM PDT · by dead · 121 replies · 5,500+ views
    Miss Universe de-frocked: Jennifer Hawkins stumbled during a fashion show at Westfield shopping centre in the Sydney suburb of Miranda yesterday, snagging her dress on her shoe and losing the lot. Her modesty was saved by a g-string. Photos: Russell Scarf/Network Ten
  • Something Bad is Happening to Pings, Comments, Messages..........

    08/09/2004 9:07:03 AM PDT · by nuconvert · 207 replies · 3,826+ views
    nuconvert | Aug. 9, 2004
    Something bad is happening to Pings, 'My Comments', Messages........I hope it isn't permanent......Make it stop, Please
  • Chords for Change

    08/04/2004 8:35:03 PM PDT · by Archangelsk · 31 replies · 607+ views
    The NY Times ^ | 080504 | By Bruce Springsteen
    nation's artists and musicians have a particular place in its social and political life. Over the years I've tried to think long and hard about what it means to be American: about the distinctive identity and position we have in the world, and how that position is best carried. I've tried to write songs that speak to our pride and criticize our failures. These questions are at the heart of this election: who we are, what we stand for, why we fight. Personally, for the last 25 years I have always stayed one step away from partisan politics. Instead,...
  • 'Prince Hapi' film role may be political setback for Schwarzenegger

    06/08/2004 5:30:41 PM PDT · by MadIvan · 29 replies · 188+ views
    The Daily Telegraph ^ | June 9, 2004 | Catherine Elsworth
    Just as Arnold Schwarzenegger was starting to be taken seriously as a politician, his past life has come back to haunt him in the form of a new film in which he plays a Turkish sultan - highly sexed and given to drinking, belching and leering. The actor turned governor of California is keen to play down his latest film appearance in the comedy Around the World in 80 Days. The behaviour of his character, Prince Hapi, could stir memories of allegations levelled at Mr Schwarzenegger during his campaign last summer that he groped and fondled women. As governor, Mr...
  • Bush to Name McCain to Intelligence Panel

    02/05/2004 3:06:58 PM PST · by AM2000 · 116 replies · 225+ views
    Yahoo! News ^ | 2/5/04 | TERENCE HUNT, AP White House Correspondent
    WASHINGTON - President Bush (news - web sites) will name Sen. John McCain to a commission that will investigate Iraq (news - web sites) intelligence failures, an administration official said Thursday. Bush will formally create the nine-member panel on Friday with an executive order. The bipartisan commission will be directed to deliver its findings next year, which means they will come in after the November presidential elections. The president had resisted creating a commission but reversed course as political pressure mounted. In another reversal, Bush also announced support this week for a two-month extension of the reporting date for a...
  • Villagers raid Sars centres

    05/05/2003 5:15:55 PM PDT · by MadIvan · 10 replies · 203+ views
    The Daily Telegraph ^ | May 6, 2003 | Richard Spencer
    Thousands of villagers in two remote Chinese provinces ransacked buildings set aside as Sars quarantine centres in a sign of increasing unrest over government attempts to contain the disease. Villagers built roadblocks to stop ambulances from getting through and mobs badly damaged offices and medical facilities. Some officials and policemen were beaten. One incident, in the southern province of Henan, happened just over a week ago. The unrest appears to have continued for three days. The other was in the eastern province of Zhejiang at the weekend. In a third incident, near Beijing, a school was set on fire by...
  • Dictator's Collusion In The Iraq 'War'

    04/10/2003 4:58:41 PM PDT · by Noddegamra · 26 replies · 207+ views
    The Tehran Times ^ | April 9, 2003 | By Parviz Esmaeili
    Dictator's Collusion In The Iraq 'War' By Parviz Esmaeili The Tehran Times 4-9-3 Note - This is the first story to point in the direction of possible/probable answers to a number of key questions about the US-UK zionist subjugation of Iraq. When the Iraqis failed to blow a single bridge - a classic and mandatory defensive military strategy - suspicions arose immediately. Aside from a handful of oil well-head fires in the South, there was no effort to torch Iraq's oil assets by Saddam. The repeated deployment of the regular Iraqi army and the Guard into exposed areas in the...
  • The Duke Of Medina Sidonia (Rumsfeld Commands the Spanish Armada)

    04/01/2003 7:32:16 AM PST · by WhiskeyPapa · 73 replies · 684+ views
    03/31/03 | William S. Lind
    The Duke Of Medina Sidonia By William S. Lind 31 March 2003 In planning a war, the most important task is to understand what can be planned and what cannot. In general, the initial disposition of forces can be planned, and it must be planned with great care. As Field Marshal von Moltke said, "A mistake in initial dispositions can seldom be put right." But Moltke also said, "No plan survives its first contact with the enemy." Once you cross the enemy's border, you have to adjust and improvise constantly. The conduct of war, as distinct from preparation for war,...
  • Mutant Smart Mosquitos Terrorize Louisiana

    02/13/2003 5:23:31 PM PST · by Rodney King · 13 replies · 264+ views
    Weekly World News ^ | today | staff
    BATON ROUGE, La. -- An experimental toxin sprayed on mosquitoes in several U.S. counties has turned the pests into insect Einsteins! The insecticide, which was rushed through development in an effort to curtail this summer's West Nile virus outbreak, not only failed in eliminating the bugs, but also increased their brainpower to a level that some believe is superior to that of human beings. Dr. Thomas Jarrad, head of the Institute for Entomological Sciences, was one of the first to study the brilliant bugs. "Apparently, the insecticide stimulated a growth hormone in the mosquitoes that is creating new and more...