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  • Historians claim Obama's 'Door of No Return' which he visited to highlight the evils of slavery

    06/29/2013 10:13:31 AM PDT · by ColdOne · 38 replies
    Dailymail.co.uk ^ | 6/28/13 | Daily Mail reporter/ AP
    full title....Historians claim Obama's 'Door of No Return' which he visited to highlight the evils of slavery is a 'scam' and was actually used as a garbage dumpWhen President Barack Obama visited the 'Door of No Return' on a Senegalese island on Thursday, he believed he was looking at where Africans were shipped across the Atlantic into slavery. But not all may be as it first seemed. Historians claim that the entrance of Slave House on Goree Island where Obama posed for a photo opportunity was most likely only used for disposing of garbage. As reported by the Telegraph, Professor...
  • Obama favored in his ancestral Kenyan village

    11/05/2012 9:05:07 AM PST · by null and void · 14 replies
    AP ^ | JOE MWIHIA and BEN CURTIS
    KOGELO, Kenya At President Barack Obama's ancestral village in Kenya, witch doctor John Dimo tossed some shells, bones and other items to determine who will win Tuesday's election. After throwing the objects like so many dice outside his hut in Kogelo village, Dimo, who says he is 105 years old, points to a white shell and declares: "Obama is very far ahead and is definitely going to win." While pollsters in the U.S. are using interviews, statistical analysis and the technology to predict the outcome of the election in America - one that is expected to be close - Dimo...
  • The Drunk: Joe Biden drunk singing gaffe Obama vice president

    08/21/2012 9:00:35 PM PDT · by OL Hickory · 11 replies
    you tube ^ | aug 22 2008 | OBAMA0808008
    The drunk: Senator Joe Biden (vice presidential nominee for Barack Obama) singing the villages theme song... drunk!
  • Barbara Walters: If Palin ‘can ride around on her bus,’ Weiner can stay in Congress

    06/06/2011 1:57:15 PM PDT · by Nachum · 166 replies
    daily caller ^ | 6/6/11 | jeff poor
    As revelations about a possible scandal plaguing Rep. Anthony Weiner continue surface, the Democratic New York congressman continues to have defenders: On Monday’s broadcast of “The View,” co-host Barbara Walters went to bat for Weiner and proposed that the picture in question was intended for his wife and not for whom it was sent. “First of all, I have my own theory about why he took that picture, if indeed he did take that picture,” Walters said. “This is my theory – this doesn’t mean that it is right. He is married to this beautiful woman, whom I know, who...
  • Measles Reported in Central Iowa

    05/24/2011 1:37:10 PM PDT · by Keith in Iowa · 58 replies
    Iowa Dep't of Health ^ | 5/24/11 | Ia Dep't Public Health
    A confirmed case of measles has occurred in a Dallas County resident. This situation is being treated as a public health emergency because measles spreads easily and can cause serious illness and death. Local public health officials in Dallas and Polk counties are working with the Iowa Dept. of Public Health (IDPH) to determine who this individual may have exposed to measles and are at risk of becoming ill. Any individuals who visited the following locations at the listed times should check to make sure they have received two MMR (measles, mumps, rubella) vaccines. Those older than their mid-50s and...
  • McCain: Libyan rebels seek U.S. recognition, might pay for war costs

    04/23/2011 6:24:26 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 35 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | 2011-04-23 | Byron York
    (snip) "I reminded them that Kuwait and Saudi Arabia reimbursed us after Operation Desert Storm," McCain says. "They said they'd be glad to discuss that.(snip) "They're very good people," he says. "Mainly well-educated, a number of women in the [Transitional National Council] -- very normal, dedicated people." (snip) McCain dismissed concerns that rebel forces include some veterans of al Qaeda. "I'm sure that there may be some element there, but I guarantee you that they didn't rise up because they wanted to be al Qaeda fighters," McCain says. "They rose up because they wanted to throw off the yoke of...
  • McCain: It's up to Obama to cooperate with GOP (Vichy RINO McCain stabs conservatives) (BARF ALERT)

    11/03/2010 5:59:48 AM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 31 replies
    AP ^ | 2010-10-03
    <p>PHOENIX (AP) - U.S. Sen. John McCain says it's up to President Barack Obama to decide whether he wants to work with Republicans to solve America's financial woes and other problems.</p> <p>He maintains that he has been willing to work with Obama all along, but that the president hasn't shown the same cooperation.</p>
  • Barack Obama's Half Brother in Kenya Marries Teenager (Polygamist Half-Brother Over 30 Years Older)

    10/16/2010 2:44:40 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 49 replies · 1+ views
    Telegraph.co.uk ^ | 15 Oct 2010 | Telegraph.co.uk
    Barack Obama's half brother in Kenya marries teenager President Barack Obama's polygamist half brother in Kenya has married a woman who is more than 30 years younger than him The 19-year-old's mother told The Associated Press on Friday she is furious that her daughter quit high school and married the 52-year-old. Mary Aoko Ouma says her daughter tried to marry Malik Obama two years ago, but the mother says she would not give permission. Malik Obama, who is Muslim, has two other wives. Polygamy is legal in Kenya if it falls under religious or cultural traditions. In an interview broadcast...
  • Michael Moore knocks Canadian policy

    09/17/2010 5:29:02 PM PDT · by PROCON · 23 replies
    reuters ^ | Sep. 17, 2010 | Etan Vlessing
    TORONTO (Hollywood Reporter) - Michael Moore, a longtime defender of Canada, has slammed the Great White North for its treatment of U.S. war dodgers. "It is absolutely shameful how Canada has behaved toward those who have resisted this (Iraq) war. It's not the Canada we used to know," the U.S. documentary maker said during a panel discussion at the Toronto International Film Festival.
  • The greatest taboo: woman lifts lid on tragic genetic consequences of when first cousins marry

    08/22/2010 11:01:22 AM PDT · by Albion Wilde · 168 replies
    Daily Mail Online (UK) ^ | August 22, 2010 | Tazeed Ahmad
    My mum... was the first girl to live beyond childhood. Five of her sisters died as babies or toddlers. It was not until many years later that anyone worked out why so many children died and three boys were born deaf... Today there is no doubt among us that this tragedy occurred because my grandparents were first cousins.... [snip] In the UK more than 50 per cent of British Pakistanis marry their cousins.. ... the practice is on the rise and also common among East African, Middle-Eastern and Bangladeshi communities... the children of first cousins are ten times more likely...
  • MSNBC Host: We Ought to Rip Out Cheney’s Heart & Kick It Around (Audio)

    02/26/2010 2:55:16 AM PST · by Jay777 · 55 replies · 2,357+ views
    Stop the ACLU ^ | 26 Feb 10 | John Stephenson
    Ed Schultz tries to shock people, but only makes himself look like a disgusting jerk. SCHULTZ (01:59): I just want all of you to know that I get my entertainment through NewsBusters. (laughs, then in mincing voice) How dare the Democrats make fun of Dick Cheney’s heart problems and turn it into a political football. (back to normal voice, to the extent possible) I can just hear some little weasel who’s writing that at NewsBusters. You’re my entertainment. Bozell, Bozell and his bozo crew. You’re damn right, Dick Cheney’s heart’s a political football. We ought to rip it out and...
  • Obama's Response to Fort Hood Shooting Under Scrutiny

    11/06/2009 3:44:20 PM PST · by truthandlife · 134 replies · 4,680+ views
    Fox News ^ | 11-06-09
    Critics say that the tone and brevity of Obama's remarks on Fort Hood 'did not appreciate the gravity of what he represents' while others say he had the right presidential instincts. As the U.S. military and law enforcement were scrambling to save lives after a deadly shooting rampage at Ft. Hood, Texas, President Obama opened his remarks Thursday with a two-minute "shout out" to audience members who attended the Tribal Nations Conference hosted by the Interior Department. Obama's initial comments on the shooting that killed 13 and wounded scores of others came at the conclusion of Thursday's conference, which was...
  • Obama Gives Shout Out to 'Congressional Medal of Honor Winner' Who Isn't

    The Washington Post this afternoon reported "President Obama delivers remarks on Ft. Hood shooting at end of tribal leaders conference." The transcript begins: SPEAKER: PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA [*] OBAMA: "Please, everybody, have a seat. Let me first of all just thank Ken and the entire Department of the Interior staff for organizing just an extraordinary conference." "I want to thank my Cabinet members and senior administration officials who participated today. I hear that Dr. Joe Medicine Crow (ph) was around, and so I want to give a shout out to that Congressional Medal of Honor winner. It's good to see...
  • Some D@mn Fine Obama Jokes...

    10/05/2009 5:47:26 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 71 replies · 4,745+ views
    October 5, 2009 | Unknown
    - Q: What's the main problem with Barack Obama jokes? A: His followers don't think they're funny and everyone else doesn't think they're jokes. - Q: Why does Barack Obama oppose the Second Amendment? A: It stands between him and the First. - Q: What's the difference between Rahm Emanuel and a carp? A: One is a scum sucking bottom feeder and the other is a fish. - Q: What's the difference between Greta Van Susteren and Barack Obama? A: Greta only talks out of one side of her mouth. - Q: What does Barack Obama call lunch with a...
  • Man Trapped by Sofa Sipped Whiskey

    01/27/2009 4:54:14 PM PST · by I'm ALL Right! · 13 replies · 672+ views
    BBC ^ | 1/27/09 | BBC
    A man who became trapped beneath his sofa for two days said he survived by sipping from a bottle of whisky. Joe Galliott, 65, lost his bearings during a power cut at his home in Yeovil, Somerset, and fell against the three-seater which toppled onto him. Because of back problems, he was unable to free his 19-stone frame and remained stuck for 60 hours until a neighbour spotted him through the curtains. He said a bottle of whisky, which had rolled within reach, kept him going. "The whole settee tipped over catching me like a rat in a trap," he...
  • Obama refuses to surrender Blackberry

    01/16/2009 4:57:14 PM PST · by Red Steel · 99 replies · 2,510+ views
    Breitbart ^ | Jan 16 07:24 PM US/Eastern
    Despite legal and security hurdles, president-elect Barack Obama says he has a plan to retain his beloved Blackberry once he moves into the White House next week. Interviewed by CNN Friday, Obama said the smartphone was among the tools that he would use to stay in touch with real Americans and avoid becoming trapped inside the presidential "bubble." "I think we're going to be able to hang on to one of these. My working assumption, and this is not new, is that anything I write on an email could end up being on CNN," he said. "So I make sure...
  • Obama irritated by Internet photo (STILL ignorant of flag etiquette!)

    Obama irritated by Internet photo BURLINGTON, Iowa (AP) -- Barack Obama complained on Wednesday about an Internet photo that claims the Democratic presidential candidate didn't hold his hand over his heart during the Pledge of Allegiance. "This is so irritating," Obama said when asked about the photo in Muscatine, Iowa. The photo, which has circulated widely on the Internet, was taken in September during Iowa Sen. Tom Harkin's annual Democratic fundraiser. A message accompanying the photo claims Obama didn't observe the pledge. Obama said the photo was taken during the singing of the national anthem, not the pledge. "My grandfather...
  • A day in the life of Pres. Bush (4/22/07): news/pics from WH Correspondents Dinner (welcome back TS)

    04/22/2007 3:44:34 PM PDT · by Wolfstar · 218 replies · 3,944+ views
    PRESIDENTIAL NEWS OF THE DAY: President and Mrs. Bush spent the weekend in Washington where they attended the annual White House Correspondents' Association dinner last night. The Washington Post described the President's appearance this way: The evening took a turn toward the somber when the President took the stage. After a videotaped message from David Letterman ("Top 10 George W. Bush Moments"), he said, "In light of this week's tragedy at Virginia Tech I've decided not to be funny." And with that he handed the lectern over to Rich Little. "I'm not here to make any political points," the veteran...
  • The $2 Trillion War [double bag barf alert, I triple dog dare you]

    12/19/2006 7:44:56 PM PST · by MurryMom · 45 replies · 835+ views
    rollingstone.com ^ | December 15, 2006 | Charles M. Young
    A leading economist says the true cost of Iraq is far higher than President Bush claims -- and America will pay the price for decades to come. When America invaded Iraq in 2003, the Bush administration predicted that the war would turn a profit, paying for itself with increased oil revenues. So far, though, Congress has spent more than $350 billion on the conflict, including the $50 billion appropriated for 2007. But according to one of the world's leading economists, that is just a fraction of what Iraq will actually wind up costing American taxpayers. Joseph Stiglitz, winner of the...
  • `It Takes a Village' Reissued

    10/10/2006 1:03:09 PM PDT · by SmithL · 63 replies · 995+ views
    AP ^ | 10/10/6 | HILLEL ITALIE
    NEW YORK -- It takes an anniversary, and a lot of sales, to inspire a new edition. Hillary Rodham Clinton's "It Takes a Village" is being reissued in December, with a new foreword by the senator, to mark the book's 10th year since publication. "When we published `It Takes a Village' 10 years ago, Hillary Rodham Clinton brought to the fore her long-standing concerns about how public policy affects our children — in ways both large and small," Carolyn Reidy, president of Simon & Schuster, said in a statement released Tuesday. "Though new readers continually discover this influential and important...
  • Govenor Dean on General Hayden's Nomination [NSA's domestic spying program disqualifies him....]

    05/19/2006 10:41:03 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 14 replies · 591+ views
    Govenor Dean on General Hayden's Nomination Governor Dean sent the following message to Democrats across the country today. No on Hayden. Add your voice now! As the director of the National Security Agency, Michael Hayden oversaw the creation of the massive domestic spying program revealed last week. Now George Bush wants him to run the CIA. After yesterday's hearings, it's obvious that Hayden's involvement in the NSA's domestic spying program disqualifies him from heading the CIA. His answers to questions from Congress and from the press have been evasive at best and downright false at worst. The Bush administration's chronic...
  • The Fall of the US (Mother Earth will punish me for zotting this poster. Oh well . . .)

    03/11/2006 5:17:05 PM PST · by The Bringer of Good News · 108 replies · 2,179+ views
    11th march 2006 | Peter van dyke
    I sometimes recall the early months of 2003 with mixed feelings; I spent most of that late winter and early spring on the road. I like a few went to Baghdad prior to the current war there. Like many others, I warned of the many dangers that come from the folly of this war. Yet still many thought that a war would be good option. I wonder how many would see it as such now. I also wonder what will be said after I complete this little piece. There is a common saying in English it goes a little like...
  • Guy seeks police help for something moronic (Another reason why they call it dope)

    02/20/2006 3:42:23 PM PST · by sully777 · 6 replies · 347+ views
    Reuters ^ | Mon Feb 20, 2006 10:51 AM ET
    BERLIN (Reuters) - A 52-year-old man from the German town of Darmstadt tried in vain to get a refund for 400 euros ($475) worth of what he said was "bad marijuana" from his dealer before turning to the police for help, according to authorities. The police then charged the man with violating drugs possession laws and confiscated the 200 grams of marijuana he brought with him to the police station, according to a report in Bild am Sonntag newspaper Sunday. "It is un-usable," the man told police in the hope they would help him get his money back. Amounts of...
  • My pal the psychopath

    01/25/2006 9:04:23 PM PST · by george76 · 22 replies · 1,401+ views
    The Sun ^ | January 25, 2006 | JAMES CLENCH
    CELEB Big Brother prat George Galloway is today exposed in his revolting true colours — fawning before Saddam Hussein’s murderous son Uday. An astonishing video shown in part on the Sun TV Bulletin depicts Galloway, 51, laughing and joking with the evil psychopath during a 20-minute meeting in an Iraqi palace. The Respect party MP, who Sun readers can boot off the Channel 4 show tonight, has sickened viewers with his antics in the BB house. Galloway’s crawling around the tyrannical old Iraqi regime was even more disgusting. He famously met dictator Saddam in 1994 and told him: “Sir, allow...
  • Hillary Vs. Moonbats (Malkin)

    12/06/2005 8:30:38 PM PST · by smoothsailing · 74 replies · 1,754+ views
    GOP USA ^ | 12-07-05 | Michelle Malkin
    Hillary Vs. Moonbats By Michelle Malkin December 7, 2005 Hillary Clinton is seeing pink. Code Pink. The unruly group of far-left female apologists for tyranny around the world, most infamous for prancing around in pastel lingerie to protest President Bush and the war on terror, has now launched a nationwide campaign against the New York senator because of her opposition to immediate troop withdrawals from Iraq. But don't weep for Hillary. Code Pink is the group that championed military deserters, cheered Venezuelan dictator Hugo Chavez, traipsed around the Jordan-Iraq border last year condemning America, prayed for the "people of Fallujah,"...
  • Full Time Motherhood?, How Selfish

    11/05/2005 7:45:30 AM PST · by kalee · 135 replies · 4,327+ views
    Hartford Courant ^ | 11/05/05 | Julie Shiller
    Full-Time Motherhood? How Selfish November 5, 2005 BY JULIE SHILLER Across the nation, privileged young women are seeking to be competitive candidates to gain admittance to prestigious universities. Impressive SAT scores, awards, grades and extracurricular activities are of the utmost importance for college-bound high school students and their families. The priorities of many of today's elite young women, however, are surprisingly conventional, according to one survey. The most fortunate and educated women say they will conform to traditional gender roles after completing their Ivy League degrees. They are choosing careers as full-time mothers and expect to be supported financially by...
  • DFU SONG: The Way We Were (Hiroshima.. ..Barbra Streisand is Major League stupid, stupid, stupid)

    08/05/2005 10:14:22 PM PDT · by doug from upland · 17 replies · 634+ views
    DFU SONGS | 8-2005 | Lyrics, Doug from Upland
    This has to be one of the dumbest women on the planet. She talks about the A-bomb dropped Hiroshima on her website and claims it was the last time it was used in combat. To say she is stupid does not do the word justice. MIDI - THE WAY WE WERE Memories when Hiroshima was hit Big bright mushroom-clouded memories....we will not forget Nagasaki...had not been hit after all You can read it on my website...I am on the ball Could it be that my IQ's off the chart...and Albert Einstein I would shame Could my brain be in the...
  • Family to sue gun industry

    07/28/2005 7:16:28 AM PDT · by twas · 52 replies · 1,061+ views
    The Buffalo News ^ | 7/28/2005 | DAN HERBECK
    The family of a former McKinley High School basketball star who was seriously wounded in a drive-by shooting plans to file a lawsuit against the gun industry. Lawyers for Daniel "Bud" Williams, 18, were hurrying Wednesday to complete their court papers before the U.S. Senate passes a bill that would make it harder to pursue negligence actions against gun makers and dealers. In what police call a case of mistaken identity, a Buffalo gang member shot Williams in the stomach outside his Girard Place home in August 2003. The weapon was one of about 250 guns illegally purchased at Ohio...
  • Biden Accuses Bush of Misleading on Iraq

    06/22/2005 3:57:03 AM PDT · by strange1 · 33 replies · 776+ views
    washingtonpost.com ^ | Tuesday, June 21, 2005; 9:05 PM | RON FOURNIER
    Two days after announcing his intention to seek the presidency, Democratic Sen. Joe Biden on Tuesday accused President Bush of "misleading statements and premature declarations of victory" in Iraq and called on him to change course. Biden said he plans to seek the Democratic presidential nomination unless he decides later this year that he can't win.
  • Pelosi: 'Today's Anemic Jobs Numbers Confirm that Bush Has Failed to Create a Single New Private

    06/03/2005 12:09:58 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 64 replies · 1,885+ views
    Pelosi: 'Today's Anemic Jobs Numbers Confirm that Bush Has Failed to Create a Single New Private-Sector Job' 6/3/2005 1:10:00 PM To: National Desk Contact: Brendan Daly for House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, 202-226-7616 WASHINGTON, June 3 /U.S. Newswire/ -- House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released the following statement this morning on the Bureau of Labor Statistics' announcement that only 78,000 jobs were created in May, far lower than what economists had predicted: "Today's anemic jobs numbers confirm that President Bush has still failed to create a single new private-sector job since he became President. He continues to be the first...
  • Moran Calls Vice President Cheney "A** Kisser"

    05/04/2005 9:39:02 AM PDT · by advance_copy · 99 replies · 2,167+ views
    WMAL (630 AM Washington DC) ^ | 5/4/05 | Steven Portnoy
    Northern Virginia Congressman Jim Moran (D-VA, 8th District) reportedly called Vice President Cheney an "ass-kisser," adding that President Bush doesn't read books, only reads the sports section of the newspaper and surrounds himself with people who just tell him what he wants to hear. Moran told the editor of the left-leaning website The Raw Story that Bush has "surrounded himself with ideological sycophants. And the biggest ass-kisser of all is Dick Cheney." Contacted by phone by 630 WMAL this morning, Moran did not deny making the remarks. Rather, he said the quotes were "taken out of context." Moran declined to...
  • Indiana man dubbed 'Village Idiot'

    04/12/2005 1:33:07 PM PDT · by kingattax · 25 replies · 1,050+ views
    Associated Press ^ | April 11, 2005
    STORY, Indiana (AP) -- The competition was fierce and foolish, but a man who accidentally sawed through a live electrical wire and topped that by wrecking his truck only hours after buying it earned the honorary title "Village Idiot." Mark Carmichael's blunders won him the good-natured award that's been handed out for years in the tiny Brown County town of Story. The winner is whoever gets the most votes from regulars at the Story Inn's saloon.
  • Hannity bashes Free Republic (February 2005)

    02/16/2005 12:12:54 PM PST · by 1Old Pro · 3,151 replies · 119,253+ views
  • Village Idiot Award (Cast your vote)

    Vote for the The P.A.B.A.A.H. 2004 Village Idiot Award in recognition of the leftist who really went out of his/her way to display his/her anti-Americanism.
  • Judge dismisses DeMar challenge in gun case

    11/04/2004 10:08:31 AM PST · by TERMINATTOR · 26 replies · 776+ views
    Winnetka Talk ^ | Nov. 4, 2004 | KEN GOZE
    A Cook County judge has dismissed Wilmette resident Hale DeMar's court challenge against the village's handgun ordinance, ruling that he had no legal right to own the handgun he used to wound and drive off a burglar in December. DeMar was cleared of any wrongdoing in the shooting itself, but was cited under Wilmette's 15-year old ordinance banning handgun possession, which can result in a fine and loss of the weapons. Before that case could be heard, DeMar's attorneys filed a counterclaim seeking to have Wilmette's law declared unconstitutional as it was applied to him. They claimed the village's application...
  • Sidelined demonstrators passionately push their points

    04/21/2004 1:30:59 PM PDT · by NYpeanut · 11 replies · 172+ views
    Buffalo News ^ | GENE WARNER
    At 9:38 a.m., a few hundred yards away across Porter Avenue, a short parade of Secret Service agents in dark suits entered the back of Kleinhans Music Hall. President Bush, apparently, had arrived. Members of the crowd of about 400 surged closer to the orange snow fence that defined the protest pen, craning their necks for a view of the object of their scorn. No luck. The anti-Bush crowd let out a hearty chorus of boos, followed by a chant of "No More Years." They easily drowned out the chants of "Four More Years" from the flag-waving Bush crowd. Small...
  • GAS PRISES!

    03/28/2004 6:55:23 PM PST · by danamco · 144 replies · 1,684+ views
    Help us and join the crowd to force the big oil companies to lower the gas prices!!
  • WHY I’M A LIBERAL [AM: Yes, I know. I know]

    05/20/2003 7:37:40 AM PDT · by new spartacus · 155 replies · 335+ views
    Sunday was a gorgeous day here in Los Angeles, clear, windy, just a hint of smoke from the fire up above Santa Clarita. The SO – who is the “perfect pillion” as well as a pretty good rider herself – and I took the motorcycle out and spent the day with some friends riding through the canyons up there, and on the way I was strongly reminded of why I am a liberal. First, the clean air. The population of Southern California has gone up by about 60% since 1970, according to the Southern California Association of Governments. Auto ownership...