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  • Obama Spends Less Than 2 Minutes At Scalia’s Wake [VIDEO]

    02/19/2016 3:11:16 PM PST · by Nachum · 61 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 2/19/16 | Steve Guest
    President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama paid less than two minutes of respect to the late Antonin Scalia while the Justice lies in repose at the Supreme Court Friday, the Obamas spent approximately 35 seconds in front of the casket and then approximately 67 seconds in front of the portrait of Scalia.
  • Man killed outside wake for slain woman

    02/06/2013 9:03:13 AM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 3 replies
    UPI ^ | February 2, 2013
    PATERSON, N.J., Feb. 2 (UPI) -- A New Jersey man was gunned down as he waited for his girlfriend outside a funeral home where she was attending a homicide victim's wake, police said. Conrad Bishop, 25, of West New York, died Thursday night outside the Martinez Funeral Home in Paterson, The Record of Hackensack reported. Manny Martinez, the funeral director, said he saw Bishop lying on the street in a pool of blood with money blowing around him.
  • Remembering Breitbart:Larry O’Connor Show..John Nolte (amazing,probably 1st live internet wake)

    03/03/2012 2:32:07 PM PST · by STARWISE · 6 replies
    BreitbartTV ^ | 3-3-12
    COMPLETE TITLE: Remembering Breitbart: Larry O’Connor Show With John Nolte Lots of laughs, lots of tears, lots of Righteous Indignation. A four hour special, live call-in show taped at midnight ET, March 3, 2012 featuring Breitbart.tv Editor-In-Chief Larry O'Connor and Big Hollywood Editor-In-Chief John Nolte discussing the tragic death of Andrew Breitbart. Listeners called in until 4:00 AM ET. Two videos of this at the article page and HERE.
  • Crossroads GPS: "Wake Up" (Vid Clobbering Obama)

    07/08/2011 11:58:34 AM PDT · by Nachum · 9 replies
    Youtube ^ | 7/8/11 | CrossroadsGPSChannel
    Excellent political ad.
  • Mexico: Obama Needs to Wake Up and Smell the Gunpowder

    10/29/2010 11:47:21 AM PDT · by Nachum · 10 replies
    Big Peace ^ | 10/29/10 | Ted Galen Carpenter
    While the Obama administration worries about security issues half way around the world in such places as Afghanistan, Iran, and North Korea, a serious problem is brewing right on our southern border. Drug-related violence in Mexico has claimed some 29,000 lives since President Felipe Calderon declared war on the cartels four years ago. The situation is now so bad that some analysts worry that Mexico could become a “failed state.” That outcome is a relatively unlikely, worst-case scenario, but the violence is already bad enough that it warrants far more attention from America’s
  • In wake of NPR controversy, Fox News gives Juan Williams an expanded role

    10/21/2010 2:14:59 PM PDT · by Nachum · 24 replies
    L.A. Times ^ | 10/21/10 | Matea Gold
    The cable news network signs the analyst to a new three-year contract for nearly $2 million. Meanwhile, conservative figures blast the public radio network for its response to Williams' comments about Muslims. Reporting from Washington — As National Public Radio weathered a storm of criticism Thursday for its decision to fire news analyst Juan Williams for his comments about Muslims, Fox News moved aggressively to turn the controversy to its advantage by signing Williams to an expanded role at the cable news network. Fox News Chief Executive Roger Ailes handed Williams a new three-year contract Thursday morning, in a deal...
  • Will journalists wake up in time to save journalism from Obama's FTC?

    05/31/2010 9:49:34 AM PDT · by Nachum · 13 replies · 616+ views
    wash. examiner ^ | 5/31/10 | Mark Tapscott
    Release of the Federal Trade Commission's working paper on "reinventing journalism" makes it clear that there is no more time for diplomacy about this issue: President Obama is determined to federalize the news industry just as he has banking, autos, and health care. Everybody who wants independent journalism had better wake up to these three facts about what is going: * Journalists must understand that there is no way the First Amendment's guarantee of freedom of the press will survive if the federal government regulates the news industry as envisioned by the FTC. Those who accept at face value protests...
  • Wake Up, America!

    04/20/2009 2:35:01 PM PDT · by DARCPRYNCE · 4 replies · 544+ views
    DarcPrynce's YouTube Channel ^ | 04/20/09 | Edward L. Daley
    Click on the image below to watch video.
  • A Presidential Wake Up Call (Newsweek editorial hits the Pres)

    03/21/2009 1:29:27 PM PDT · by lt.america · 130 replies · 4,477+ views
    Newsweek ^ | March 20 2009 | Eleanor Clift
    Who would have thought 55 days into this administration we would be asking the question, what did he know and when did he know it? Word that a provision in the stimulus bill gave the green light for AIG to hand out bonuses using taxpayer money sent the media bloodhounds hot on the trail of whoever is the culprit. For a time, it looked like Senate Banking chairman Chris Dodd would take the fall, but after 24 hours of twisting in the wind, Dodd said the change that exempted past agreements to pay bonuses was made at the request of...
  • Role Model: 93-Year-Old Beat the Great Depression

    02/25/2009 12:47:39 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 12 replies · 824+ views
    THE NEWS & OBSERVER OF RALEIGH ^ | February 24, 2009 | Josh Shaffer
    Brady Jefcoat grew up the son of sharecroppers. He lost use of his right hand at 16. He pounded Raleigh streets through the worst years of the Great Depression, fighting for work at 25 cents an hour. But at 93, he knows that you can whip life's worst setbacks and that the world will eventually notice a hard-working boy with something to prove. You can see the evidence in the basement of his southern Wake County ranch house, where he restored, with his left hand, more than 12,000 phonographs, cuckoo clocks, butter churns, jukeboxes, air rifles, pump organs and a...
  • Journal Register closes 8 weekly newspapers in Conn. (Official Dinosaur Media Wake®)

    01/17/2009 7:21:56 AM PST · by abb · 20 replies · 657+ views
    Waterbury Republican-American ^ | January 17, 2009 | Andrew Larson
    Eight weekly newspapers owned by Journal Register Co. closed their doors Friday, days before several imperiled daily and weekly newspapers owned by the Yardley, Pa., company are expected to have new owners. The Kent Goods Times Dispatch, the weekly newspaper for the tiny 3,000-person town in Litchfield County, unexpectedly announced that Friday's edition will be its last. Seven other weeklies, part of Journal Register's Imprint Newspapers division, printed their final issues this week: the Avon Post, Bloomfield Journal, Farmington Post, Simsbury Post, Tri-Town Post, Windsor Journal and Windsor Locks Journal. Those newspapers were among 11 weeklies Journal Register put up...
  • Residents and others lament loss of trees

    05/05/2008 6:53:31 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 33 replies · 266+ views
    The Montgomery Gazette ^ | April 30, 2008 | Melissa J. Brachfeld
    In the community of Shady Grove Woods, trees are becoming more and more scarce. Residents and other anti-Intercounty Connector activists marched through the neighborhood on Saturday, pointing out the trees that were cut down to make way for the six-lane highway. ‘‘It’s just that we didn’t have a say in it in so many ways and we’re not talking about a two-lane road, we’re talking about a major highway running through here,” resident Sam Chim said of the ICC. ‘‘We have a lot of nice, private woods back here and now we’re going to have a highway running through instead....
  • Not dead yet, Chilean man wakes up at his own wake

    01/20/2008 11:04:55 PM PST · by americanophile · 23 replies · 10,961+ views
    Yahoo! News ^ | January 20, 2008 | Yahoo! News
    SANTIAGO (AFP) - An 81-year old man in the small Chilean village of Angol shocked his grieving relatives by waking up in his coffin at his own wake, local media said on Sunday. ADVERTISEMENT When Feliberto Carrasco's family members discovered his body limp and cold, they were convinced that the octogenarian's hour had come, so they immediately called a funeral home, not a doctor. Carrasco was dressed in his finest suit for the wake, and his relatives gathered to bid him a final farewell. "I couldn't believe it. I thought I must be mistaken, and I shut my eyes," Carrasco's...
  • Cops Link Black Muslim Group to Editor's Murder

    08/04/2007 7:45:08 AM PDT · by 3AngelaD · 35 replies · 928+ views
    Fox News ^ | August 03, 2007
    OAKLAND, Calif. — Police said they recovered firearms linked to the slaying of an Oakland journalist during a series of early morning raids Friday targeting members of a Black Muslim splinter group that operates a chain of bakeries. Colleagues said Oakland Post editor Chauncey Bailey, 57, had been working on a story about Your Black Muslim Bakery before he was ambushed and slain Thursday morning.... Before dawn, officers raided the Muslim group's headquarters at the original bakery on San Pablo Avenue, as well as three houses in Oakland. They arrested seven people on charges including homicide, robbery and assault, including...
  • My buddy, "Bluesboy" Palka passed away last Sat. Wake was today. (Vanity)

    12/16/2006 6:59:48 PM PST · by dynachrome · 22 replies · 385+ views
    http://www.dynachrome.com ^ | 12-16-06 | dynachrome
    Just kind of a tribute to John Palka. Marine (ca. 1965), blues lover, cat lover. Ornery. Not religious. Chicago boy. Missed by those who knew him.
  • (Wake County NC Sheriff)Harrison Admits to Affair

    11/03/2006 9:25:57 AM PST · by AT7Saluki · 7 replies · 910+ views
    WTVD 11 News ^ | 11/03/06 | News Desk
    Just days before voters decide whether to re-elect Wake County Sheriff Donnie Harrison, he has admitted to having an affair with another man's wife. Harrison, and the woman's husband say they want to set the record straight. A spokesman for the sheriff tells Eyewitness News that when confronted with the allegation, the sheriff decided it was best to admit his involvement and point out that he doesn't believe he is responsible for the couple's subsequent divorce. Rumors have been rampant since Wednesday that an "alienation of affection" lawsuit was about to be filed by Andrew G. Cook, an eye doctor...
  • And the most requested funeral song is...

    10/03/2006 7:44:35 PM PDT · by stainlessbanner · 345 replies · 13,295+ views
    yahoo! ^ | Oct 3 2006
    LONDON (Reuters) - James Blunt's "Goodbye My Lover" is the song most requested at British funerals and remembrance services, closely followed by Robbie Williams's "Angels," according to a survey released on Monday. Research for the Bereavement Register found just over a half (51 percent) of people ask for a specific song be played at their funeral and 79 percent have talked with family and friends about possible song choices. The survey of 5,000 people also uncovered some unusual final choices for the final goodbye with rock songs like "I'll Sleep When I am Dead" by Bon Jovi, competing with classical...
  • Wake withstands Typhoon Ioke

    09/05/2006 10:52:53 AM PDT · by conservative in nyc · 15 replies · 1,075+ views
    KHON2-TV ^ | 9/4/06 | Jai Cunningham
    Wake Island may be small, but it stood up to a super typhoon in a big way last week. The U.S Coast Guard flew a reconnaissance mission over the weekend to check on the island just days after Typhoon Ioke roared through. When the crew approached the Island they weren't sure what they were going to find. "Our first assessment that we heard of the island could be pretty massive devastation. When we came to the island we flew over it at a thousand feet and we were pleasantly surprised that any significant hazards, fuel tanks, runway, general building conditions...
  • Airmen sailing to Wake Island for damage check (Super Typhoon Ioke)

    09/03/2006 10:15:54 AM PDT · by HAL9000 · 9 replies · 990+ views
    Air Force Link ^ | September 3, 2006
    9/3/2006 - ANDERSEN AIR FORCE BASE, Guam (AFPN) -- Airmen and Sailors from Andersen will sail 1,500 miles to Wake Island to see how well the U.S. territory survived Super Typhoon Ioke. The Air Force evacuated all 188 island residents on two C-17 Globemaster III aircraft Monday before the typhoon arrived Thursday with 155 mph winds and gusts to 190 mph. The residents include Airmen, Department of Defense employees and Defense contractors. Members of Andersen's 36th Contingency Response Group and U.S. Navy Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 25 will sail Sept. 4 on an expected four-day trip to the island....
  • Super typhoon Ioke is barreling towards Wake Island (Military, civilians & contractors evacuating)

    08/27/2006 8:41:03 PM PDT · by HAL9000 · 68 replies · 13,090+ views
    KHON TV and KHNL TV ^ | August 27, 2006
    KHON TV - Super typhoon Ioke is barreling towards Wake Island It's big and packing quite a punch. Super typhoon Ioke is barreling towards Wake Island. The massive storm is churning around in the central pacific. It's packing winds of more than 160 miles per hour, a category five storm. Roy Matsuda from the Central Pacific Hurricane Center says, "it is projected to go along this track toward wake island as you can see and to reach Wake Island approximately Wednesday afternoon our time within 13 nautical miles." And because of that a team from Hawaii will head to Wake...