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  • Bangkok bomb: CCTV video shows man leave backpack

    08/18/2015 5:54:50 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 10 replies
    The footage, from a CCTV camera, shows a man in a yellow shirt leaving a backpack in the Erawan Hindu shrine. At least 20 people died in Monday's explosion, including nine foreigners, and more than 120 were injured.
  • Who will Ron Paul pick for his VP? (vanity)

    01/22/2008 2:07:21 AM PST · by GovernmentIsTheProblem · 115 replies · 1,718+ views
    1/22/08 | me
    Most of the other candidates are out of money. Soon it will be only Romney, McCain, and Paul. The time is coming for them to pick their VP picks. I am willing to bet the first might happen before Super Tuesday in an attempt to get a bump. The buzz I have heard is around the following potential picks Mark Sanford, Gary Johnson, Judge Andrew Napolitano, John Stossel Of them all, I think that Judge Napolitano would be the best pick, from a pure ticket perspective. I know his foreign policy isn't popular on FR and this post will likely...
  • Hillary presidential bid taboo subject at home, says Bill Clinton (riiiight...)

    09/21/2006 1:49:21 PM PDT · by presidio9 · 47 replies · 844+ views
    AFP ^ | 09/21/06
    Former president Bill Clinton praised wife Hillary's prospects to be elected the next US leader, but said her possible White House run is a taboo topic at home. "I'm superstitious about it," Clinton told NBC television in an interview, saying that, for the moment, his wife's sole focus is her bid for reelection to the US Senate in November. "One of our family rules is don't look past the next election," he said. Clinton, interviewed in New York, insisted that his wife still has not reached a final decision about running for the White House, but said if she does,...
  • Who will get Napoleon Dynamites' Support in 2008?

    Teenage cult favorite (and already "cult classic"?) film Napoleon Dynamite (2004) was one of the most quotable movies in the last decade (you've probably heard plenty of teenagers throwing around: "Lucky!" or "Gosh!" quite a bit more in the last couple of years). And, as an aside, thoughtful parents should like a film like this too . . . when was the last time that a popular teenager movie contained ZERO swear words and no sexual content? When I first watched Napoleon Dynamite I never dreamed that it would be the deciding factor in Mitt acheiving the presidency. But...
  • Men's hairstyles go longer (AP: More American men embracing dandyish European metrosexuality)

    12/15/2005 5:45:08 PM PST · by presidio9 · 94 replies · 16,865+ views
    Associated Press ^ | December 15, 2005 | Amanda Cuda
    There was a time when men's hairstyles only came in one form: short. Close-cropped, clean cut and, frankly, a bit dull, short was pretty much it when it came to cutting men's hair. -snip- Braso attributes the new hairstyles to men's fashion trends that favor romantic fabrics like velvet. "Everything in fashion is sort of romantic and soft, almost dandyish," he said. "In a way, hair is sort of following that." -snip- But Braso said not to discount fashion as a factor in the move toward longer locks. As a whole, he said, men are edging closer to a hair-consciousness...
  • Controversy roils over Mexican ID Consular Card - "Make Your Dreams Come True"

    09/10/2005 10:37:55 PM PDT · by Happy2BMe · 26 replies · 784+ views
    Controversy roils over Mexican IDBy: WILLIAM FINN BENNETT - Staff WriterRarely has a single piece of plastic ignited such ire or drawn such support as the Mexican consular identification card, a document the Mexican government issues its citizens who are living abroad. Mexican government officials actively encourage Mexican citizens in the United States to get the card, known as the matricula consular. Mexican officials say the purpose of the high-tech photo ID is to enable consulate officials to identify and protect Mexican citizens and to allow them access to consular services. However, the cards serve as much more. And that...
  • Heder Enjoys Living Post-'Dynamite' Life(Napoleon Dynamite alert)

    09/04/2005 11:41:40 AM PDT · by freepatriot32 · 22 replies · 713+ views
    DELAWARE, Ohio (August 30) — The star of the cult hit Napoleon Dynamite said making the film gave him the chance to "celebrate the nerd within me." Jon Heder, who plays the film's curly haired, awkward namesake, appeared with Aaron Ruell, who plays Napoleon's older brother Kip, at Ohio Wesleyan University north of Columbus Sunday. They said they could relate to the movie, which follows Idaho outcasts trying to find their place in the world. "We created Kip and Napoleon from ourselves and from people we knew and experiences we had," said Heder, 27. "It was fun to celebrate the...
  • Gosh! Preston Idaho's Napoleon Dynamite Festival will be Awesome!

    06/17/2005 2:02:21 PM PDT · by FlyingHellfish · 23 replies · 489+ views
    Idaho Statesman ^ | 5/18/2005 | Statesman staff
    If you think moon boots and Tater Tots are the coolest things ever, clear your calendar for June 24 and 25. You´re going to Preston, and it´s going to be sweet. The Preston Chamber of Commerce expects up to 10,000 people to show up for its Napoleon Dynamite Festival. This would more than double the town´s population (within Preston city limits) of nearly 5,000. Gosh, how many people do you think can squeeze into Preston for a weekend? If the chamber´s prediction is correct, they´ll see the biggest crowd ever for a town event. And Preston is getting ready faster...
  • Propiedad de Vivienda por Hispanos Alcanza Su Nivel Más Alto

    04/27/2005 2:28:09 PM PDT · by RWR8189 · 109 replies · 1,448+ views
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Tara Wall 202-863-8614   "Los históricos datos sobre la propiedad de vivienda por hispanos anunciados esta semana indican que las políticas a favor del crecimiento del Presidente Bush están posibilitando que más familias minoritarias que antes hagan realidad el sueño americano. Casi 50 por ciento de las familias hispanas son dueñas de sus propias casas y 1.9 millones de personas adicionales que son miembros de minorías han pasado a ser dueñas de casa desde que el Presidente Bush inició su programa para aumentar a 5.5 millones la propiedad de vivienda por minorías para el 2010. La...
  • Mexico Has Confirmed It.... Los Angeles, CA is now LOS ANGELES, MEXICO

    04/26/2005 6:46:09 AM PDT · by Irontank · 155 replies · 5,038+ views
    We have confirmation that a billboard is real. Clear Channel Communications does own the board but it is rented to an ad agency or the local news show. We are hearing from others that have seen the same sign in other cities, but in English. America needs to see Los Angeles's NEW address as part of Mexico. Please forward this news/link and help us channel traffic into the material. Also, we need help sending this to all national and local media you can reach via the web. Mexico Annexes Los Angeles, CA? See it here!Send Clear Channel a CLEAR MESSAGE!...
  • Communism and human nature (Bolshie Mod sez, Arise ye kittens of the earth!)

    04/05/2005 10:50:57 AM PDT · by Sammy sam · 153 replies · 8,234+ views
    Many argue that communism will never be possible because of "human nature". The essence of this false argument is the belief that a communist society would consist of an all-powerful central government that would tell everybody what to do--and would therefore undermine the creative initiative of individuals and the search for happiness. • This argument is based on two false assumptions: (1) It assumes that a communist society will look like the former Soviet Union, or the current China, North Korea, etc (ie: corrupt police states with a feudal-style ruling class) (2) It assumes that people will only work in...
  • Sweet! Preston (Idaho) now reigns as geek-chic capital (Napoleon Dynamite Alert)

    03/04/2005 7:28:44 AM PST · by Dr. Zzyzx · 84 replies · 5,645+ views
    Deseret Morning News ^ | 3.4.05 | Rebecca Boone
          PRESTON, Idaho — Talk to a Preston resident for any length of time and you're likely to hear the town's new mantra:       "There's a little bit of Napoleon in all of us," says lifelong resident Thedora Petterborg. "Who hasn't felt like that once in a while?"       It's been several months since Napoleon Dynamite became America's favorite nerd. The movie, written and directed by freshman filmmaker Jared Hess and based in Preston, was a surprise success, grossing $44.5 million in the United States and gaining near cult status with December's release on...
  • Napoleon Dynamite (South Park Without The Barf Alert)

    01/06/2005 4:40:46 AM PST · by goldstategop · 120 replies · 4,711+ views ^ | 01/06/04 | Joseph Farah
    Illegal aliens are invading our country and an army of some 20 million now occupy it. 150,000 are known dead in South Asia and up to 1 million are homeless due to the tsunamis. The 109th U.S. Congress is convening. But, don't worry. I've got some good news for you. And, no, I didn't just save a boatload of money on my car insurance. There's a movie sweeping the nation right now, capturing the imaginations of young Americans, making them laugh and entertaining them – and doing all that without sex, violence, obscenity or profanity. There's nothing politically correct about...