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  • Moderate Muslims are ‘Uncle Toms,’ said Muslim set to be London mayor

    05/06/2016 8:09:15 AM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 88 replies
    © 2016 NYP HOLDINGS, INC. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED ^ | May 6, 2016 | 9:35am | Victoria Craw
    In London, Labour’s Sadiq Khan is favored to beat Conservative multimillionaire environmentalist Zac Goldsmith in the race to run the English capital... Khan has taken heat for calling moderate Muslims “Uncle Toms,” the website Heat Street reports. Heat Street’s also detailed his links to Zacarias Moussaoui, who pleaded guilty to conspiring to kill US citizens as part of the Sept. 11 attacks.
  • Teen Shoots Uncle During Thanksgiving Dinner For Asking Him If He Had A Girfriend (Satire)

    11/27/2015 8:14:43 AM PST · by ScottWalkerForPresident2016 · 65 replies
    Huzlers ^ | 11/27/2015 | Staff
    RICHMOND, VA – An 18 year old teenager is being charged with attempted murder after shooting his uncle during Thanksgiving dinner because his uncle had asked him “do you have a girlfriend?” Cody Stone was arrested Thursday evening by Richmond police upon being found blocks away from his home where he had shot his uncle. Cody had apparently attempted to escape the home and authorities. Although critically injured with a bullet wound, Cody’s uncle is expected to live after being rushed and treated at the emergency room. According to family members, Cody was apparently infuriated upon being asked if he...
  • Jesse Jackson: Get rid of foreign tech workers

    12/31/2014 5:05:35 PM PST · by ObamahatesPACoal · 110 replies
    Foreign high-tech workers are taking American jobs and making Silicon Valley's diversity problem worse, Rev. Jesse Jackson said in a Fortune interview. "There are Americans who can do that work, and H1B workers are cheaper and undercut wages," Jackson said, referring to the class of visas most often used by tech workers.
  • NY State blesses ‘incest’ marriage between uncle, niece

    10/29/2014 9:29:34 AM PDT · by C19fan · 75 replies
    NY Post ^ | October 29, 2014 | Julia Marsh
    The state’s highest court has toppled a cultural taboo — legalizing a degree of incest, at least between an uncle and niece — in a unanimous ruling. While the laws against “parent-child and brother-sister marriages . . . are grounded in the almost universal horror with which such marriages are viewed . . . there is no comparably strong objection to uncle-niece marriages,” Tuesday’s ruling reads.
  • U.S. government: Americans are 'killer zombies'

    03/18/2014 6:11:28 AM PDT · by upbeat5 · 20 replies
    WND ^ | March 18,2014 | Steve Peacock
    A bloodthirsty zombie version of the Uncle Sam character bites the neck of a foreign man in a promotional video the Obama administration is using to catch the attention of Pakistani youth. Voice of America, through a local cable company, currently distributes “Zindagi 360,” a program VOA uses to target young adults in Pakistan, but the U.S. Broadcasting Board of Governors is setting its sights higher. BBG now is aiming for a Pakistan-wide broadcast of the show, which “focuses on topics that resonate with young people in Pakistan,” such as music and “life in America.” The topics apparently include the...
  • KJU Had 'Scum' Uncle (+ 5 Aides) EATEN ALIVE by 120 Wild Dogs- in Front of 300 Party Officials!

    01/03/2014 7:35:36 AM PST · by Reaganite Republican · 39 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 03 January 2014 | Reaganite Republican
    There's even an old Korean name for such an 'execution by dogs' -quan jue- so I reckon it's not the first time it's happened over yonder.  Yet if the ruthlessly swift arrest and conviction of the Norks' #2 shocked you last month, the execution method now said to have been employed is unlikely to make you feel any better about it: despite the fact that his uncle Jang Song Thaek wasn't the nicest guy in the world, it's hard to imagine anyone deserving to be stripped naked and torn to ribbons by a pack of 120 vicious dogs... who had...
  • After denial, White House now says Obama lived with uncle

    12/06/2013 6:11:26 AM PST · by marktwain · 27 replies ^ | 5 December, 2013 | Aaron Blake and Juliet Eilperin
    The White House acknowledged Thursday that President Obama lived with his uncle for a brief period in the 1980s while he was a student at Harvard Law School -- despite previously saying there was no record of the two having met. "The president did stay with him for a brief period of time until his apartment was ready," White House spokesman Eric Schultz said in a statement. "After that, they saw each other once every few months, but after law school they fell out of touch. The president has not seen him in 20 years, has not spoken with him...
  • Uncle calls Boston bombers 'losers'

    04/20/2013 3:32:29 PM PDT · by ketelone · 20 replies
    CNN ^ | April 20, 2013 | Michael Martinez
    (CNN) -- Ruslan Tsarni angrily condemned the alleged actions of his two nephews -- the two brothers suspected in the Boston Marathon bombings -- and after calling the bombers "losers," the uncle urged the surviving nephew to turn himself in immediately. "If you're alive, turn yourself in and ask for forgiveness from the victims," Tsarni said in front of reporters in a news conference outside his Montgomery County, Maryland, home. Hours later, Dzhokar Tsarnaev, 19, was captured in Watertown, Massachusetts. His brother, Tamerlan Tsarnaev, 26, died after an overnight shootout with police. The brothers come from an ethnic Chechen Muslim...
  • Barack Obama Obstructs Long-Overdue Deportation of His Loser Uncle Omar

    07/16/2012 12:53:17 PM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 4 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | July 16, 2012 | Reaganite Republican
    Barack Hussein Obama's drunk-driving illegal immigrant (half) Uncle Omar (Onyango Obama) is in the news again, but for once not because of his own (mis-) doing.  Although the only difference between him and the illegal, unlicensed, and soused Mexican immigrant that mowed-over a 16-year old girl with his SUV in Minnesota last week -killing her- appears to be dumb luck, he's also got a powerful ally at the very top of the vile regime that's currently running this country.The illegal-immigrant liquor store cashier was first ordered out of the country in 1989, yet he's somehow dodged the law of this land...
  • Obama’s uncle back on road after drunken-driving plea

    04/03/2012 9:12:40 AM PDT · by chuck_the_tv_out · 14 replies
    Washington Times ^ | Apr 3 2012 | Dave Boyer
    President Obama’s illegal-immigrant uncle has received a limited driver’s license from the Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles only a week after entering a plea to drunken driving. An RMV spokeswoman told the Boston Herald that Onyango Obama, 67, “met all of the criteria” for a hardship driver’s license that allows him to drive in Massachusetts from noon to midnight. The elder Mr. Obama lost his regular license for 45 days in court last week but convinced a hearing officer that being unable to drive would pose an undue hardship for him in his job as a liquor store manager. The...
  • Obama’s Uncle Drunk Driving Charge Continued Without A Finding (avoids guilty plea)

    03/27/2012 8:53:18 AM PDT · by raccoonradio · 25 replies
    wbz tv ^ | 3/27/12 | WBZ TV
    Obama’s Uncle Drunk Driving Charge Continued Without A Finding FRAMINGHAM (CBS/AP) — A judge ordered the drunk driving charge against President Barack Obama’s uncle to be continued without a finding Tuesday. Onyango Obama, the half-brother of the president’s late father, was arrested in Framingham in August 2011. A police officer said Obama made a rolling stop at a stop sign and nearly caused his cruiser to crash into Obama’s sport utility vehicle. Police said Obama registered 0.14 on a blood-alcohol test. The state’s legal limit is 0.08. At a hearing in Framingham District Court Tuesday morning, Obama’s attorney told the...
  • Harry Reid Spins

    03/13/2012 7:04:14 AM PDT · by do the dhue · 2 replies
    truth or fiction ^ | unknown | unknown
    Judy Wallman, a professional genealogy researcher here in southern California, was doing some personal work on her own family tree. She discovered that Harry Reid's great-great uncle, Remus Reid, was hanged for horse stealing and train robbery in Montana in 1889. Both Judy and Harry Reid share this common ancestor. The only known photograph of Remus shows him standing on the gallows in Montana territory. On the back of the picture Judy obtained during her research is this inscription: 'Remus Reid, horse thief, sent to Montana Territorial Prison 1885, escaped 1887, robbed the Montana Flyer six times. Caught by Pinkerton...
  • Obama's uncle due in court in drunken driving case

    02/29/2012 7:30:47 PM PST · by STARWISE · 18 replies
    My Fox Boston ^ | 2-26-12
    *snip* A police officer said (((Onyango))) Obama made a rolling stop at a stop sign and nearly caused his cruiser to crash into Obama's sport utility vehicle. Police said Obama registered 0.14 on a blood-alcohol test. The legal limit in Massachusetts is 0.08. A judge is expected to hear arguments Thursday on a motion to suppress statements he made to police and the test results. Immigration officials allege that Obama, originally from Kenya, violated a 1992 order to return to Kenya.
  • Obama's Illegal Alien Uncle Says His Rights Were Violated

    11/17/2011 9:43:53 AM PST · by Driftwood1 · 15 replies
    Fox News ^ | 11-17-11 | Marie Szaniszlo
    President Obama’s illegal alien half-uncle argued in court today his arrest on a drunken driving charge this summer violated his constitutional rights and he wants evidence suppressed and the case thrown out. Onyango Obama’s lawyer filed a motion to suppress in Framingham District Court today, claiming he questions the legality of the illegal alien’s Aug. 24 arrest on a charge of driving under the influence of alcohol and whether the arrest violated Obama’s Fourth Amendment rights against unlawful search and seizure.
  • President Obama’s uncle wants OUI case tossed

    11/17/2011 9:07:59 AM PST · by raccoonradio · 29 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | 11/17/11 | Marie Szanislo
    President Obama’s illegal alien half-uncle argued in court today his arrest on a drunken driving charge this summer violated his constitutional rights and he wants evidence suppressed and the case thrown out. Onyango Obama’s lawyer filed a motion to suppress in Framingham District Court today, claiming he questions the legality of the illegal alien’s Aug. 24 arrest on a charge of driving under the influence of alcohol and whether the arrest violated Obama’s Fourth Amendment rights against unlawful search and seizure. The motion is to suppress the entire traffic stop by police that night, on claims Obama was not committing...
  • President Obama's Uncle: Picture Proof ... He's Still Selling 80 Proof

    11/16/2011 1:38:50 PM PST · by Driftwood1 · 9 replies
    TMZ ^ | 11-16-11 | TMZ Staff
    The pictures tell the story ... President Obama's uncle, wheeling and dealing behind a liquor store counter. So there's no doubt, he's still dodging the deportation bullet ... at least for now. Onyango Obama was busted for DUI August 24th in Framingham, Massachusetts ...after almost smashing into a cop car. Immigration officials learned about the arrest, and then discovered the 67-year-old was in the U.S. illegally. In fact, Onyango was on the receiving end of a 1992 deportation order, but it was never enforced. While Onyango challenges the deportation order, the pictures show ... he's making a living at the...
  • GM is back, thanks to Uncle Sam

    09/21/2011 7:00:51 PM PDT · by Nachum · 39 replies · 1+ views
    Washington Post ^ | 9/21/11 | E.J. Dionne Jr.
    Have you noticed that one of the Obama administration’s most successful programs is also its most “socialist” initiative? Okay, the bailout of General Motors and Chrysler was not socialist in the classic sense: The government was not looking to hold on to the companies over the long run. Their turnaround was accomplished in significant part by tough, capitalist management steps. But, yes, this was socialism — or, perhaps, “state capitalism” — because the government temporarily took substantial ownership in the companies when no one in the private sector was willing to put up enough capital to prevent them from
  • Obama's Uncle is quietly released from jail and no one is keeping track of him

    09/09/2011 8:19:26 AM PDT · by Nachum · 21 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 9/9/11 | Ed Lasky
    Here we go again. Anyone surprised? The Boston Globe's Maria Sacchetti reports: Officials released President Obama's uncle from Plymouth County jail yesterday after holding him for more than two weeks on an immigration detainer for violating an order to return to his native Kenya in 1992. US officials refused to disclose any other information about Onyango Obama, who remained in the United States undetected until Framingham police arrested him Aug. 24 on drunken driving and other charges.
  • Obama uncle out of Mass. jail, whereabouts unclear

    09/09/2011 5:41:12 AM PDT · by WOBBLY BOB · 20 replies
    pioneer press ^ | 9-9-11 | ap
    BOSTON—Officials say President Barack Obama's uncle has been released from a Massachusetts jail two weeks after being arrested on a drunken driving charge. Onyango Obama was detained by federal immigration officials for allegedly violating an order to return to his native Kenya. Federal officials would not say why he was released Thursday or where he went. People who live in the same Framingham home as him and workers at a liquor store where he was a valued employee tell The Boston Globe ( they don't know where Obama is. His lawyers were unavailable for comment. Onyango Obama is the...
  • Obama Illegal Alien Uncle Won’t Get Special Treatment, White House Says

    09/02/2011 8:43:41 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 33 replies · 1+ views
    Obama Illegal Alien Uncle Won’t Get Special Treatment, White House Says Friday, September 02, 2011 By Fred Lucas ( – President Barack Obama’s uncle, facing deportation for being in the country illegally, will not be treated differently than anyone else under U.S. laws, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney told on Thursday. “I would refer you to ICE [Immigration and Customs Enforcement] and DHS [Department of Homeland Security]. It will be handled like any other immigration case,” Carney said. also asked, “Was the president aware that his uncle was in the United States as an undocumented immigrant?” But...
  • Obama Illegal Alien Uncle Won’t Get Special Treatment, White House Says

    President Barack Obama’s uncle, facing deportation for being in the country illegally, will not be treated differently than anyone else under U.S. laws, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney told on Thursday. “I would refer you to ICE [Immigration and Customs Enforcement] and DHS [Department of Homeland Security]. It will be handled like any other immigration case,” Carney said. also asked, “Was the president aware that his uncle was in the United States as an undocumented immigrant?” But before the question was completely asked, Carney interjected, saying President Obama “was made aware of this issue when I walked...
  • RMV at the wheel: Time to cry uncle, Onyango

    09/01/2011 6:11:46 AM PDT · by suspects · 4 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | September 2, 2011 | Michael Graham
    You want to solve MassachusettsÂ’ illegal immigration problem? Easy: Hand it over to the Registry of Motor Vehicles. Because if Rachel Kaprielian and her government goons were in charge of enforcing these paperwork issues, Uncle Omar would have been rounded up long ago. Believe me, I know. Two years ago, the Framingham police arrested me on orders from the RMV because I was driving with a revoked license. The fact that it was due entirely to a government paperwork error was irrelevant. The fact that the RMVÂ’s policy at the time (and still is, as far as I know) was...
  • All In The President's Illegal Family

    08/31/2011 5:29:24 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 10 replies
    IBD Editorials ^ | August 31, 2011 | Staff
    Leadership: With two relatives having successfully defied deportation orders, President Obama needs to explain once again his relaxation and disregard of the immigration laws he swore to uphold and enforce. We are great believers in individual responsibility, and certainly other presidents have had relatives with less-than-stellar reputations. Jimmy Carter had his brother Billy, and Bill Clinton had his brother Roger. They were responsible for their own actions and idiosyncrasies. But presidents are responsible for upholding the nation's laws, even if they are violated by presidential relatives. On Aug. 24, President Obama's uncle Omar Onyango was arrested by Framingham, Mass., police...
  • Living the American dream. The comfortable suburban life of Obama's 'drink-driving' Uncle Omar

    FULL TITLE: Living the American dream... illegally! Revealed: The comfortable suburban life of Obama's 'drink-driving' Uncle Omar Passing the time relaxing on the front porch of his Massachusetts home, Obama Onyango looked to neighbours as if he was living the American dream. But the 67-year-old long lost uncle of President Barack Obama was last week arrested for drunk-driving and found to be living in the U.S. illegally. Now, MailOnline can reveal how the man the President called 'Uncle Omar' had been living in a nice house, hosted popular backyard barbecues and worked at a local liquor store. Neighbours said that...
  • Obama’s Illegal Uncle Onyango Worked at Liquor Store – Sold Booze to Kids

    08/30/2011 11:46:41 AM PDT · by Nachum · 34 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 8/30/11 | Jim Hoft
    Obama illegal alien Uncle Onyango Obama was arrested for driving drunk. He is currently being held by ICE. Onyango told police he planned to arrange bail through the White House. Barack Obama’s illegal alien Uncle Onyango worked at Conti Liquor Store in Framington, MA. Obama’s Uncle Onyango was in trouble last year after he sold booze to a minor. The Taunton Gazette reported: The half-uncle of President Barack Obama arrested last week for drunken driving was a great employee but never mentioned his relationship to the President, the owner of the liquor store he worked at said. Onyango Obama, 67,...
  • President Obama’s uncle had Social Security ID

    08/30/2011 5:59:57 AM PDT · by moonshinner_09 · 52 replies · 1+ views
    Boston Herald ^ | August 30, 2011 | Dave Wedge and Laurel J. Sweet
    President Obama’s accused drunken-driving uncle — who was busted after a near collision with a Framingham cop — has had a valid Social Security number for at least 19 years, despite being an illegal immigrant ordered to be deported back to Kenya, the Herald has learned. The president’s 67-year-old uncle, Obama Onyango, has had a valid Massachusetts driver’s license and Social Security number since at least 1992, said Registry of Motor Vehicles spokesman Michael Verseckes. Onyango, whose sister, Zeituni Onyango, made headlines when it was revealed she was an illegal immigrant living in public housing in South Boston, was wobbly...
  • Breaking: Obama's illegal alien, DUI uncle has valid social security number, license

    08/29/2011 12:23:08 PM PDT · by raccoonradio · 312 replies
    Howie Carr show ^ | 8/29/11 | raccoonradio
    Breaking news on the Howie Carr show (heard in New England): Obama's uncle, despite being an illegal alien, has a VALID social security number and driver's license... valid SSN _more than 20 years ago_... "If you go to the Registry of Motor Vehicles and try to get a license and don't have a valid SSN, you have to get some kind of become a refugee and you're automatically entitled to the had to come up with an excuse. But he had a social security number from more than 20 yrs ago even though he's an illegal alien. His...
  • Report: Obama’s Uncle Arrested For Drunk Driving In Framingham (Big media picks up story)

    08/29/2011 10:51:54 AM PDT · by raccoonradio · 53 replies
    BOSTON (CBS) – An illegal immigrant from Kenya who was arrested for drunk driving in Framingham recently is reportedly an uncle of President Barack Obama. 67-year-old Onyango Obama was arrested last Wednesday, August 24 after police say he nearly ran his SUV into a police cruiser and later failed several sobriety tests. According to the MetroWest Daily News, he pleaded not guilty at his arraignment Thursday, but he was ordered held without bail because there is a federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement warrant for his arrest. The federal agency has previously ordered him to be deported back to Kenya. According...
  • Barack Obama's uncle has been arrested and held as illegal immigrant

    08/29/2011 8:44:29 AM PDT · by americanophile · 52 replies
    The Australian ^ | August 29, 2011 | James Bone and Catherine Philp
    BARACK Obama's long-lost "Uncle Omar" has been arrested for alleged drink-driving outside Boston and detained as an illegal immigrant, The Times can reveal. The arrest ends a mystery over the fate of a relative that the US President wrote in his memoir had moved to America from Kenya in the 1960s, although the circumstances of his discovery may now prove to be an embarrassment for the White House. Official records say Onyango Obama, 67, was picked up outside the Chicken Bone Saloon in Framingham, Massachusetts, at 7.10pm on August 24. Police say he nearly crashed his Mitsubishi 4x4 into a...
  • Uncle Sucker, World’s Rent-a-Cop

    03/27/2011 9:11:17 AM PDT · by Nachum · 8 replies
    Big Peace ^ | 3/27/11 | Diana West
    I’ll admit, there is an argument – a thin, riddled, web of an argument – that it was U.S. interests that drove military interventions gone wrong in Iraq and Afghanistan. I don’t buy the argument: As it morphed into a nation-building fantasy, it became disastrously, tragically and recklessly mistaken. But I can see at least that tarnished glimmer of national interest flash in the sludge before sinking from sight.Nothing like this is to be found in the sands of Libya. This is why the weirdo-bizarre assault on Gadhafi’s forces led, but supposedly not really,
  • Uncle Sam Wants You to Have an Online ID

    07/02/2010 3:18:19 PM PDT · by Nachum · 37 replies
    fox news ^ | 7/2/10 | Jay Bavisi co-founder of the EC-Council
    As our daily interactions and transactions have become increasingly “wired,” we have yet to see any truly comprehensive attempts at securing online identities. Our complex system of usernames and passwords is astoundingly outdated and increasingly prone to security breaches and theft. Yet, so far it has been mostly up to the individual to protect himself against various forms of identity fraud—with larger corporations taking relatively little responsibility.
  • Face of Defense: Airman Draws Motivation From Father, Uncle

    03/05/2010 5:16:03 PM PST · by SandRat · 1 replies · 229+ views
    Face of Defense ^ | Master Sgt. Scott T. Sturkol, USAF
    SOUTHWEST ASIA, March 5, 2010 – After Sept. 11, 2001, Air Force Staff Sgt. Sparkle Reid was a different person. She was in one of the 2,973 families who grieved after losing a family member in the tragedy. Air Force Staff Sgt. Sparkle Reid is deployed to an air base in Southwest Asia from the 48th Force Support Squadron at Lakenheath, England. U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Scott T. Sturkol  (Click photo for screen-resolution image);high-resolution image available. Reid lost her uncle, Louie A. Williams, when the World Trade Center towers came down. He worked on the 66th floor in...
  • Uncle Jay Explains the News

    06/02/2009 12:49:01 PM PDT · by bigbob · 4 replies · 589+ views
    Uncle Jay Explains the News ^ | 6/1/09 | Uncle Jay
    General Motors is demoted to Private First Class Motors, and a great graphic showing how the nominee fits in with the other great judges of our time! Uncle Jay explains it all!
  • Another Obama Whopper

    06/01/2009 5:57:59 AM PDT · by Beckwith · 123 replies · 4,222+ views
    The Obama File ^ | June 1, 2009 | Beckwith
    During the campaign, Obama told a story about his "uncle," Charles Payne's, WW II experiences to burnish his all-American upbringing.  But Obama made a gaffe when he said his great uncle liberated Auschwitz.  Well, Russian troops liberated Auschwitz, so the story changed that Payne was part of the force that liberated Ohrdruf, a subcamp of the Buchenwald concentration camp, in April 1945. Well, this story wasn't a gaffe.  It was a lie, on top of a lie, on top of a lie. Records show that a Payne, C. T. served as a private with Company K, 355th Infantry Regiment, 89th...
  • Obama's Uncle: He's Using Buchenwald for Political Purpose

    05/29/2009 5:25:26 AM PDT · by MAD-AS-HELL · 16 replies · 948+ views
    Barack Obama's great uncle offered some blunt language as to why his nephew is visiting the memorial at the former Buchenwald concentration camp next week during his trip to Europe and the Middle East. “This is a trip that he chose, not because of me I'm sure, but for political reasons,” Charles Payne told the German magazine Spiegel. “Perhaps his visit also has something to do with improving his standing with (German Chancellor) Angela Merkel. She gave him a hard time during his campaign and also afterwards.”
  • Man carries girl with horrific injuries four days from PNG to Cairns

    04/29/2009 9:27:10 PM PDT · by naturalman1975 · 31 replies · 1,485+ views
    Cairns Post ^ | 30th April 2009 | Henry Tuttiett
    A PAPUA New Guinea man made a four-day trip to Cairns carrying a six-year-old girl so badly injured her intestines were exposed. Forty-year-old farmer Iambai Pisau was called to his niece's PNG village school on the border of Indonesia last Thursday afternoon after she fell out of a classroom window and landed on a sharp hibiscus tree. The fall pierced young Dulcie Nakai's abdomen, exposing her intestines. Mr Pisau took his niece to their remote PNG village's first aid post by canoe only to find the medical officer away for the night distributing donated mosquito nets. He treated his niece...
  • The Ron Paul Tea PartiesThe Ron Paul Tea Parties (Little Green Footballs Barf Alert)

    04/29/2009 2:20:56 AM PDT · by jmc813 · 39 replies · 1,730+ views
    Little Green Footballs ^ | 4-28-2009 | Charles Johnson
    I know a lot of people want to deny it, but statistics posted and analyzed at show a strong correlation between attendance at tea parties and support for crazy uncle Ron Paul: Were the Tea Parties Really a Libertarian Thing? What we seem to have is an audience that was about two parts Ron Paul/libertarian conservative (with its strength out West and in New Hampshire) and one part Sarah Palin/red-meat conservative (with its strength in rural areas, particularly in the South). This is perhaps not an accident, since Paul and Palin are just about the only Republicans to have...
  • Pro-Homosexual Booklet to Be Distributed to All 16,000 US School Districts

    02/26/2009 5:21:53 PM PST · by Maelstorm · 80 replies · 2,100+ views ^ | February 21, 2008 | By Hillary White
    The 24-page booklet by the National Education Association and American Psychological Association, tells students that homosexuality is a "normal expression of human sexuality". "What's so scary and dogmatic about this report is that it communicates that religious-based viewpoints are harmful, and even dangerous," said Candi Cushman, education analyst for Focus on the Family Action. The booklet particularly targets the idea that homosexuality is a condition that can be changed. It instructs educators, "Schools should be careful to avoid discussions of transformational ministry in their curriculum." Brian Raum, senior legal counsel for the Alliance Defense Fund, said that the talk of...
  • US Senate Republicans won't delay stimulus:McConnell (with McConnell contact info) Never give in!!

    02/11/2009 4:02:05 PM PST · by markomalley · 182 replies · 8,788+ views
    al Reuters ^ | 2/11/2009
    U.S. Senate Republicans are not planning to try and use procedural maneuvers to delay passage of a proposed $789 billion economic stimulus bill, the party's leader in the Senate, Mitch McConnell, said on Wednesday. McConnell said there was a widespread feeling in the minority party that they "ought to vote and move on." He spoke after congressional negotiators said they had reached a deal on the massive package of spending and tax cuts to try and rescue the flailing economy.
  • ‘Uncle Bernie’ (Madoff) And the Jews

    01/10/2009 10:03:00 PM PST · by Libloather · 36 replies · 1,609+ views
    Newsweek ^ | 1/10/09 | Joseph Epstein
    ‘Uncle Bernie’ And the JewsThe Madoff scandal plays to an ugly stereotype. But maybe there's a silver lining for his cultural cohort. By Joseph Epstein | NEWSWEEK Published Jan 10, 2009 From the magazine issue dated Jan 19, 2009 Bernie Madoff gave off fumes of quiet but deep confidence that can be immensely seductive. I have never met Madoff, but I have met men of his physical and psychological type: smallish, unathletic in build, wearing expensive yet unflashy clothes, nothing dazzling about them. **SNIP** For the rest of us, the best we can do is examine the shards that such...
  • 'Uncle Teddy ' wants Caroline to carry forward the Kennedy legacy (Isn't she a Schlossberg?)

    12/24/2008 2:42:31 PM PST · by Libloather · 39 replies · 1,076+ views
    New Kerala ^ | 12/22/08
    'Uncle Teddy ' wants Caroline to carry forward the Kennedy legacy London, Dec 22 : Caroline Kennedy, the daughter of the assassinated President John F Kennedy, has decided to pursue a Senate seat out of a sense of responsibility to her dying 'Uncle Teddy ' - Senator Edward Kennedy, according to his friends. According to a report in the Times, after his brothers JFK and Robert Kennedy were shot in the 1960s, Senator Edward Kennedy regarded it as his solemn duty to pick up the family's 'fallen standard '. As he battles against an incurable brain tumour, his fervent wish...
  • Barack Obama: His Uncle May Have Been in Attic--But Not Auschwitz

    05/27/2008 5:23:40 PM PDT · by mondoreb · 22 replies · 3,274+ views
    DBKP ^ | May 27, 2008 | Mondoreb
    Gaffe n. A clumsy social error; a faux pas Prevaricate v. To stray from truthfulness or sincerity. Was Barack Obama's latest whopper--about his uncle liberating Auschwitz and then hiding in the attic for six months: was it a prevarication or a gaffe? What others have said: "In one of his more egregious and easily demonstrated lies, made even more so by the day he decided to let it loose on, Obama has rewritten WWII history such that the allies liberated Auschwitz." --Purple Avenger, Ace of Spades HQ"Is there a point at which the media will start calling Barack Obama out...
  • Was Sid Sheinberg, former MCA Prez., credited with "discovering" Steven Spielberg, his uncle?

    11/21/2006 12:03:03 AM PST · by Migjagger · 9 replies · 254+ views
    Information, please -- | 11/21/2006 | Migjagger
    Was MCA Universal's Sid Sheinberg Steven Spielberg's uncle -- ? Information, citations, please. Inside information | 11.20, 2006 | Migjagger Posted on 11/20/2006 10:56:59 PM PST by Migjagger Someone out there must know the truth. I was told that MCA Universal President Sid Sheinberg, credited with "discovering" Steven Spielberg, was really his uncle on his mother's side. Please respond with citations or URL. Thank you -- Migjagger
  • $4,597 cash payment keeps John Ford out of jail

    10/20/2006 10:17:27 AM PDT · by SmithL · 16 replies · 1,415+ views
    Memphis Commercial Appeal ^ | 10/20/6 | Lawrence Buser
    Faced with a noon deadline, former state senator John Ford kept himself out of jail by making a court-ordered child-support payment of $4,597 at 11:13 this morning at Juvenile Court. Ford, 64, got his monthly payments reduced this week by 40 percent, but Referee Harold Horne also ordered him to make a purge payment or be held in contempt for falling behind in his child support obligations. By Thursday Ford had paid $8,500, but Horne said he would be jailed by noon today if Ford did not make another payment of $4,597. Juvenile Court Clerk Steve Stamson said Ford paid...
  • Missing Soldier's Uncle Criticizes US

    06/20/2006 1:47:14 PM PDT · by blam · 78 replies · 1,585+ views
    AP ^ | 6-20-2006 | Lynn Brezosky
    Missing Soldier's Uncle Criticizes U.S. By LYNN BREZOSKY BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) - As the families of two missing soldiers waited to hear if two bodies found Tuesday were their loved ones, the uncle of one lashed out at the government, saying it didn't do enough to bring the men home safe. ``Because the U.S. government did not have a plan in place, my nephew has paid for it with his life,'' Ken MacKenzie, uncle of Army Pfc. Kristian Menchaca, told NBC's ``Today'' show. U.S. Maj. Gen. William Caldwell said the military has recovered what are believed to be the remains...
  • Rumsfeld, Pace to DoD Workforce: Uncle Sam Needs You

    05/19/2006 5:25:11 PM PDT · by SandRat · 5 replies · 311+ views
    WASHINGTON, May 19, 2006 – The United States is depending on every one of its Defense Department employees, military and civilian alike, to contribute their talents to winning the war on terror, the defense secretary and top-ranking U.S. military officer said today at a Pentagon town hall meeting. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld reminded the Pentagon town hall audience May 19 that the U.S. has to pressure the terrorists. "We can't just play defense," he said. "We have to play offense. ... We have to go after them and put pressure on them and make everything they do more difficult."...
  • Uncle Sam might not want you (Army deems most unqualified to serve)

    03/16/2006 5:19:05 PM PST · by Libloather · 64 replies · 20,337+ views
    Wichita Eagle ^ | 3/13/06 | PAULINE JELINEK
    Uncle Sam might not want youOf the 32 million Americans in its prime recruiting age group of 17 to 24, the Army deems most unqualified to serve. BY PAULINE JELINEK Associated Press Posted on Mon, Mar. 13, 2006 WASHINGTON - Uncle Sam wants YOU, that famous Army recruiting poster says. But does he really? Not if you're a Ritalin-taking, overweight, Generation Y couch potato -- or some combination of the above. As for that fashionable "body art" that the military still calls a tattoo, having one is grounds for rejection, too. With U.S. casualties rising in wars overseas and more...
  • Uncle, niece serving together in Iraq

    11/21/2005 5:08:13 PM PST · by SandRat · 8 replies · 361+ views
    Air Force Links ^ | Nov 21, 2005 | Staff Sgt. Tammie Moore
    11/21/2005 - BALAD AIR BASE, Iraq (AFPN) -- When serving half a world away from home, many servicemembers treasure the little tokens they brought with them to remind them of home. Senior Master Sgt. Michael Brimmer, the 332nd Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron first sergeant, has more than that -- his niece, Army Spc. Angela Fekken. Specialist Fekken, a 1436th Engineer Company truck driver, has been deployed to Logistics Support Area Anaconda almost a year. That affected her uncle's decision to come here. "I volunteered to deploy and was given a list of places I could go to," Sergeant Brimmer said....
  • Uncle and Nephew Reunite During Civilian Orientation Trip

    10/24/2005 4:32:50 PM PDT · by SandRat · 2 replies · 251+ views
    American Forces Press Service ^ | Oct 24, 2005 | Sgt. Sara Wood, USA
    ROYAL AIR FORCE STATION MILDENHALL, England, Oct. 24, 2005 – For one participant in the Joint Civilian Orientation Conference, the visit here Oct. 21 wasn't just an introduction to the Air Force; it was a mini family reunion. William Transier, co-chief executive officer and director of the Endeavour International Corp. in Houston, got to meet up with his nephew, Air Force 1st Lt. Scott Morrison, a co-pilot with the 351st Air Refueling Squadron here. Transier said he knew Morrison was assigned to Mildenhall, but didn't know that this base was the one JCOC would be visiting. "When I saw the...
  • Man Allegedly Makes False Abduction Report

    07/28/2005 8:47:12 PM PDT · by Mike Bates · 1 replies · 196+ views
    Yahoo News/AP ^ | 7/28/2005 | Yahoo News/AP
    FONTANA, Calif. - A man was arrested Thursday for allegedly making a false police report that his niece was in his car when it was stolen in hopes that the vehicle would be found quickly. Trevon Smith, 18, initially reported a 4-year-old niece was in the back seat of his 1995 blue Toyota Camry when the car was stolen around 2:15 p.m. from a gas station, police said. An Amber Alert was quickly issued but was called off about two hours later when it was determined the girl had not been in the car. The auto theft was videotaped by...