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  • U.S. State Department lifts warning to African Americans about'racist' Spaniards...

    08/04/2010 11:23:30 AM PDT · by Nachum · 11 replies
    Daily Mail (UK) ^ | 8/4/10 | Mail Foreign Service
    The Obama administration faced an embarrassing diplomatic blunder today after it was forced to pull a warning about racism in Spain - just as the First Lady arrived in the country for a summer holiday. Staff at the U.S. State Department removed the contentious advice to travellers, which included the phrase 'racist prejudices could lead to the arrest of Afro-Americans who travel to Spain,' on Monday. The First Lady landed in the Costa del Sol this morning for a break with her youngest daughter Sasha, nine.
  • Anti-Semitic Protests in Morocco a Warning Sign

    08/02/2010 5:40:24 PM PDT · by Nachum · 4 replies · 6+ views
    inn ^ | 8/2/10 | Elad Benari
    Noam Nir, an Israeli businessman who lives and owns a property in Morocco, was shocked when he found out that the building he owns in the city of Mogador became the focus of an anti-Semitic demonstration. Speaking to Arutz Sheva, Nir expressed a serious concern that such demonstrations, that were not commonplace in Morocco until recently and have suddenly begun to appear on its streets, would lead to imminent harm anhd endanger the lives of the Jewish community in Morocco.
  • Arizona Ruling Acts as a Warning to Other States (Warning to the Red States)

    07/29/2010 8:27:31 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 12 replies
    New York Slimes ^ | 07/29/2010 | Julia Preston
    A federal judge in Arizona on Wednesday broadly vindicated the Obama administration’s high-stakes move to challenge that state’s tough immigration law and to assert the primary authority of the federal government over state lawmakers in immigration matters. The ruling by Judge Susan R. Bolton, in a lawsuit against Arizona brought on July 6 by the Justice Department, blocked central provisions of the law from taking effect while she finishes hearing the case. But in taking the forceful step of holding up a statute even before it was put into practice, Judge Bolton previewed her opinions on the case, indicating that...
  • The CBO Warns the Nation; Is Anybody Listening?

    07/16/2010 7:38:13 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 16 replies · 1+ views
    American Thinker ^ | 07/16/2010 | Janice Shaw Crouse
    Warning signs are everywhere -- most of them carefully phrased and nuanced, but warnings, nevertheless. Greece and, closer to home, California are painful reminders of what could happen. CNBC is reporting that the Dow is repeating patterns that prevailed just before the Great Depression. The U.S. workforce suffered one its sharpest declines ever -- a drop of 652,000 -- in June. Economists claim that "wages are flirting with deflation." It's hard to find good news on the financial front. Now, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) just released its "Long-Term Budget Outlook" to confirm what people already feared: The national debt...
  • Warning Signs for Obama in Bellwether Ohio

    06/30/2010 2:36:48 PM PDT · by Nachum · 17 replies
    politics daily ^ | 6/30/10 | Bruce Drake
    Ohio, with its 20 electoral votes, has always been in the top tier of bellwether-states-to-watch in presidential elections given that you have to go back to 1960 -- when Richard Nixon carried it in his losing race against John F. Kennedy -- for the last time it failed to support the winner. And most of those races have been close if you subtract the blow-out elections when Lyndon Johnson defeated Barry Goldwater, Richard Nixon swamped George McGovern, Ronald Reagan trumped Jimmy Carter and then Walter Mondale, and George H.W. Bush dispatched Michael Dukakis.
  • WARNING about grabbing and disposing of plastic bottles on the ground - BOTTLE BOMBS

    06/17/2010 5:12:22 PM PDT · by Iam1ru1-2 · 55 replies · 2,673+ views
    This dangerous and violent crime is on the increase: Don't pick up any plastic bottles that may be lying in your yards or in the gutter, etc. Pay attention to this. 1. a plastic bottle with a cap. 2. a little Drano. 3. a little water. 4. a small piece of foil. 5. Disturb it by moving it; and BOOM!! 6. No fingers left and other serious effects to your face, eyes, etc.. People are finding these bombs in mailboxes and in their yards, just waiting for you to pick it up intending to put it in the trash. But,...
  • 7.7 Earthquake Nicobar Islands, India region

    06/12/2010 1:08:54 PM PDT · by Ladycalif · 58 replies · 2,347+ views
    The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center has issued a Tsunami warning for all areas of the Indian Ocean after a 7.7 earthquake struck Nicobar Islands India Region. A Tsunami Watch is in effect for India / Indonesia / Sri Lanka / Myanmar / Thailand / Malaysia. Officials say earthquakes of this size have the potential to generate a destructive local tsunami and sometimes a destructive regional tsunami along coasts located usually no more than a thousand kilometers from the earthquake epicenter. It says areas further from the epicenter could experience small sea level changes and strong or unusual coastal currents. It...
  • NBC: Man held in Montreal is terror suspect

    05/31/2010 8:07:31 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 28 replies · 1,822+ views
    WASHINGTON - The man removed from an Aeromexico flight bound for Mexico City Sunday was the subject of a terror warning issued for the U.S.-Mexico border last week, senior U.S. counterterrorism officials told NBC News on Monday. Homeland Security had asked law enforcement in Houston to be on the lookout for a suspected member of al-Shabaab, an al-Qaida ally based in Somalia, early last week, the sources said

    05/24/2010 6:36:20 AM PDT · by blam · 9 replies · 857+ views
    The Business Insider ^ | 5-24-2010 | Vince Veneziani
    RBS' Bob Janjuah: "THIS IS AN UBER BEAR EARLY WARNING ALERT!" Vince Veneziani May 24, 2010, 9:11 AM Permabear and RBS economist Bob Janjuah sent out an early warning today in his "Bob's World" newsletter. Janjuah reminds us that he called this 10% S&P sell-off back in late April in the last edition of "Bob's World" and that things are about to get a lot worse. His key points include: * "Sovereign limits and sovereign credibility concerns are not a future risk - they are HERE." * The UK and China are undergoing voluntary/pre-emptive tightening; one could argue it's over...
  • IMF makes public debt warning (could be entering a "new phase" with rising public debt threatening)

    04/20/2010 9:50:21 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 1 replies · 152+ views
    AFP on Yahoo ^ | 4/20/10 | AFP
    WASHINGTON (AFP) – The economic crisis could be entering a "new phase" with rising public debt threatening to undermine the stability of the global financial system, the International Monetary Fund warned Tuesday. In a biannual report on economic stability, the IMF said the latest challenge to the world's rocky financial system came as banks were regaining their footing amid the nascent global recovery. "Risks to global financial stability have eased as the economic recovery has gained steam, but concerns about advanced country sovereign risks could undermine stability gains and prolong the collapse of credit," the report said. "Without more fully...
  • WARNING to all Tea Party Patriots

    04/10/2010 8:41:28 AM PDT · by MosesKnows · 108 replies · 2,335+ views
    April 10, 2010 | MosesKnows
    WARNING to all Tea Party Patriots I have seen various responses posted from people who say they are a part of the grass roots movement called “The Tea Party Patriots”. Many of those responses play into the hands of the people who fear the Tea Party movement. I felt compelled to suggest that careful consideration and a great deal of thought go into any actions individual Tea Party Patriots or Tea Party Patriot groups are considering.
  • Navy warns ships about al Qaeda risk near Yemen

    03/22/2010 9:13:06 AM PDT · by reprobate · 3 replies · 315+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | 3-22-10 | Bill Gertz
    The Navy is warning ships sailing in waters near Yemen that al Qaeda is planning seaborne attacks similar to the 2000 suicide boat bombing of the USS Cole. A warning notice posted on the Web site of the Office of Naval Intelligence and dated March 10 stated that the alert was issued to promote security for shipping companies and other vessels transiting the piracy-plagued region. "Information suggests that al Qaeda remains interested in maritime attacks in the Bab-al-Mandeb Strait, Red Sea, and the Gulf of Aden along the coast of Yemen," the special advisory notice stated.
  • Our Time Will Come, Liberals

    03/21/2010 6:08:07 PM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 33 replies · 2,318+ views
    Rush Limbaugh ^ | February 11, 2009 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: I got an e-mail. This is from Susan in Virginia Beach. "Dear Rush: You are my professor. I am indebted to you for the knowledge that you have given me. You've always told us that you would tell us when it was time to panic. I'm starting to wonder how we are going to get our country back from these revolutionaries. Is it time to panic?" No. 'Cause panic doesn't accomplish anything. But when we come back from the break, I'm going to tell you how to get the country back. I'm going to tell you how it will...
  • Navy Cancels Tsunami Warning in Hawaii; Ships Return to Pearl Harbor

    02/28/2010 8:35:33 AM PST · by SandRat · 9 replies · 384+ views
    WASHINGTON, Feb. 27, 2010 – The commander of Navy Region Hawaii and Naval Surface Group Middle Pacific ordered the return of Pearl Harbor-based ships that sortied today. USS Crommelin, USS O'Kane, USS Chafee and USS Chung-Hoon departed Pearl Harbor this morning in response to a tsunami warning for the Hawaii Islands issued in the wake of an 8.8-magnitude earthquake that struck Chile today. No injuries or damage have been reported in Hawaii. Access will be restored to previously evacuated areas. The Ford Island Bridge in Hawaii has reopened, and the Fleet and Family Support Center has stood down its family...
  • Navy in Pacific Responds to Tsunami Warning [News updates at Navy Facbook pages]

    02/27/2010 3:17:33 PM PST · by SandRat · 13 replies · 548+ views
    WASHINGTON, Feb. 27, 2010 – The Navy is taking precautionary measures in response to the Tsunami warning issued in the wake of the Feb. 27 earthquake in Chile. The measures include preparing to sortie ships and moving a ship from Naval Station Pearl Harbor and one from Naval Station San Diego. USS Crommelin, USS Chafee, USS Chung Hoon and USS O'Kane, USNS Yukon and Sea Commando, a SEAL support vessel, will sortie from Naval Station Pearl Harbor. USS Port Royal is in a maintenance availability and cannot get underway, so it will be moved to deeper water inside the harbor....
  • Timeline shows Bush, McCain warning Dems of financial and housing crisis; meltdown

    02/14/2010 5:10:04 PM PST · by bigbob · 113 replies · 2,137+ views
    Youtube ^ | 9-24-08 | Proud To Be Canadian
    The Bush Admin and Senator McCain warned repeatedly about Fanny Mae and Freddy Mac and what thus became the 2008 financial crisis -- starting in 2002 (and actually even earlier -- in the Clinton and Carter White Houses. Democrats resisted and kept to their party line, extending loans to people who couldn't afford them -- just like you would expect of socialists.
  • Mid-Atlantic shuts down ahead of huge snow warning (NWS Alert - warns of 20-30 inches of snowfall)

    02/05/2010 12:00:39 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 242 replies · 7,220+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 2/5/10 | Nafeesa Syeed - ap
    WASHINGTON – Shoppers jammed aisles and emptied stores of milk, bread and shovels Friday as a massive snowstorm blew into the Mid-Atlantic. Forecasters predicted a record 30 inches or more for the nation's capital, and authorities already were blaming the storm for the deaths of father-son Samaritans in Virginia. The region's second snow storm in less than two months could be "extremely dangerous," and heavy, wet snow and strong winds threatened to knock out power, the National Weather Service said. Flakes started falling around noon in Washington, where the federal government sent workers home early. The storm's wide swath and...
  • Lech Walesa's Warning for America

    02/05/2010 3:34:02 AM PST · by Texas Fossil · 3 replies · 516+ views
    Rush Limbaugh transcript ^ | February 1, 2010 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: Here's Lech Walesa. This is last Friday in Chicago at a campaign event for Republican gubernatorial candidate Adam Andrzejewski, and this is what he said, a portion of his remarks. WALESA (via translator): The United States is only one superpower. Today they lead the world. Nobody has doubts about it. Militarily. They also lead economically but they're getting weak. But they don't lead morally and politically anymore. The world has no leadership. The United States was always the last resort and hope for all other nations. There was the hope, whenever something was going wrong, one could count on...
  • Israel Warns IDF Ready to Roll Against Iran

    11/06/2009 11:46:08 PM PST · by bogusname · 20 replies · 1,537+ views
    Israel National News ^ | 11/06/09 | Hana Levi Julian
    Israel's warnings that it will not tolerate an existential threat in the form of a nuclear Iran should be taken seriously, Deputy Foreign Minister Danny Ayalon warned in an interview with the Britain-based Sky News on Friday. "The one who's bluffing is Iran, which is trying to play with cards they don't have," Ayalon told the news network. "All the bravado that we see and the testing and the very dangerous and harsh rhetoric are hiding a lot of weaknesses." ...
  • Putin in new Ukraine gas warning

    11/01/2009 12:47:34 PM PST · by darkside321 · 7 replies · 455+ views
    Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has said Ukraine might be having problems paying for gas, raising new concerns over European supplies. Mr Putin said the European Union had not yet given Ukraine the money it had promised to help provide stable supplies of Russian gas to Europe. He also blamed Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko for blocking payment. In January, many countries were left short of gas because of a payment dispute between Moscow and Kiev. 'Blocking funds' "It appears we are again having problems with payments for our energy supplies, which is extremely regrettable. The EU has still not provided...

    10/23/2009 9:13:52 AM PDT · by faucetman · 130 replies · 7,058+ views
    From Naval Aviator, Commander Jerry Wilson We lived in California during the winters of 2007 and 2008. We became addicted to Fox News and watched O’Reilly and Hannity and Colmes every night. When we got back home, we upgraded our cable to get Fox. I watched the Presidential campaign very closely. Initially, because I thought the Democrats would nominate Hillary Clinton and then in astonishment when they chose an even more hard-left candidate. All of last year I told everyone I could that Obama was not a Democrat, he is a Marxist. He is far to the left of any...
  • Torah codes predict, and warn about, Obama presidency (Old Warning)

    10/16/2009 8:40:17 AM PDT · by bogusname · 83 replies · 2,250+ views
    Israel Insider ^ | November 7, 2008 | Israel Insider
    Two Jewish researchers, Joel Gallis and Dr. Robert Wolf, asserted with utter certainty in May 2007, long before Barack Hussein Obama had won his first primary and when it appeared that Hillary Clinton was a sure thing, that he would be the next president of the United States. More recently, in August 2008, the scholars reported that Obama's name "intersects" with a passage in the apocalyptic book of Daniel, Chapter 7, and specifically Daniel 7:25, which speaks of the last "king" who would oppress God's people under the rubric of bringing about "change" to the world...
  • NZ girl honoured for warning of tsunami

    10/14/2009 1:19:10 AM PDT · by myknowledge · 22 replies · 1,274+ views
    Nine News ^ | October 14, 2009
    A 10-year-old New Zealand girl has been honoured for recognising the approach of Samoa's deadly tsunami and running up and down a beach to warn people. Wellington schoolgirl Abby Wutzler has been presented with a certificate of commendation for her actions in warning of the approach of the tsunami on September 29. The honour was bestowed by New Zealand's Ministry of Civil Defence. The tsunami, triggered by a 8.0 magnitude earthquake, killed at least 143 people in Samoa, as well as 32 in American Samoa and nine in neighbouring Tonga. Abby was on the beach at the village of Lalomanu...
  • Dems scramble after warning from health insurers

    10/12/2009 3:15:29 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 34 replies · 1,751+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 10/12/09 | Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar - ap
    WASHINGTON – Insurance companies aren't playing nice any more. Their dire message that health care legislation will drive up premiums for people who already have coverage comes as a warning shot at a crucial point in the debate, and threatens President Barack Obama's top domestic priority. Democrats and their allies scrambled on Monday to knock down a new industry-funded study forecasting that Senate legislation, over time, will add thousands of dollars to the cost of a typical policy. "Distorted and flawed," said White House spokeswoman Linda Douglass. "Fundamentally dishonest," said AARP's senior policy strategist, John Rother. "A hatchet job," said...
  • Warning to All Dogs using Synovi glucosamine! (Doggy ping!)

    10/03/2009 6:51:15 AM PDT · by Red in Blue PA · 30 replies · 1,800+ views
    veterinarynews.dvm360.com ^ | 10/3/2009 | Red in Blue PA
    Synovi was recently taken off the shelves and made unavailable. When the company was called, they were evasive and just said there were some issues and the such, but made no mention of the plant closure until I did an internet search. Please get the word out to any dog owners who may be using Synovi glucosamine. FDA closes Teva Animal Health plant
  • Tsunami warning system didn't work in time

    09/30/2009 9:21:05 PM PDT · by Saije · 5 replies · 416+ views
    Washington Times ^ | 10/1/2009 | Audrey Hudson
    An early warning system introduced after the disastrous Christmas 2004 tsunami worked as planned, U.S. officials say, but failed to prevent the deaths of more than 100 people in Samoa and American Samoa on Tuesday because of the proximity of the originating earthquake. It was the first practical test of the system, set up in response to the 2004 wave that killed more than 220,000 people in the Indian Ocean region, primarily in Indonesia. Officials scrambled after an 8.0-magnitude earthquake shook just before dawn Tuesday, and after a flurry of phone calls within the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA)...
  • How Cults Work

    09/24/2009 4:19:06 PM PDT · by greyfoxx39 · 21 replies · 1,537+ views
      Cults, wonderful on the outside but on the inside are very manipulating. Cult leaders are desperate to trick you into joining. They are after your obedience, your time and your money. Cults use sophisticated mind control and recruitment techniques that have been refined over time. Beware of thinking that you are immune from cult involvement, the cults have millions of members around the world who once thought they were immune, and still don't know they are in a cult! To spot a cult you need to know how they work and you need to understand the techniques they use....
  • Clinton rebuffs general's warning on Afghanistan

    09/22/2009 10:13:14 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 65 replies · 3,157+ views
    AFP on Yahoo ^ | 9/22/09 | AFP
    NEW YORK (AFP) – US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton pushed back against the US military's blunt warning that the battle against insurgents in Afghanistan would likely be lost within a year without more US troops. Clinton's comments in an interview with PBS television late Monday came amid reports that the Pentagon has asked General Stanley McChrystal, the top commander in Afghanistan, to delay a request for more troops. Clinton expressed "respect" for McChrystal's assessment that the United States would likely lose the war in Afghanistan within a year without more US forces. "But I can only tell you there...
  • Terror arrest sparks gov't warning on mass transit

    09/22/2009 3:20:16 AM PDT · by Radio Free American? · 21 replies · 1,953+ views
    AP Yahoo! News ^ | By IVAN MORENO and P. SOLOMON BANDA
    DENVER – An airport shuttle driver under arrest in Colorado may have been planning with others to detonate backpack bombs on New York City trains in a terrorism plot similar to past attacks on London's and Madrid's mass-transit systems, officials said. The investigation into the possible terror plot has prompted counterterrorism officials to warn mass-transit systems around the nation to step up patrols.
  • USFS: Warning on possible pot growers called profiling (beware Tecate beer-drinking tortilla eaters)

    08/28/2009 2:49:19 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 22 replies · 787+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 8/28/09 | Steven K. Paulson - ap
    DENVER – A federal warning to beware of campers in national forests who eat tortillas, drink Tecate beer and play Spanish music because they could be armed marijuana growers is racial profiling, an advocate for Hispanic rights said Friday. The warnings were issued Wednesday by the U.S. Forest Service, which is investigating how much marijuana is being illegally cultivated in Colorado's national forests following the recent discovery of more than 14,000 plants in Pike National Forest. "That's discriminatory, and it puts Hispanic campers in danger," said Polly Baca, co-chairwoman of the Colorado Latino Forum.
  • Daniel Hannan British Politician Gives Warning To USA on Health Care -Don't Do It! - Video

    08/27/2009 1:34:48 PM PDT · by The Ignorant Fisherman · 6 replies · 554+ views
    Radiovice Online (Jim Vicevich) ^ | 8/27/09 | Daniel Hannan
    Daniel Hannan, a member of the British politician and Member of the European Parliament (MEP) was interviewed over at Reason TV interviewed Hannan, and Jim was unable to get the video posted, but here it is.
  • UK: Farmers issue warning after fatal cow attacks

    08/25/2009 2:20:52 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 44 replies · 1,093+ views
    Reuters on Yahoo ^ | 8/25/09 | Alexander Munro
    LONDON (Reuters) – The deaths of no fewer than four people after being trampled by cows in the past two months has prompted Britain's main farming union to issue a warning about the dangers of provoking the normally docile animals. Cows can become aggressive and charge, especially when calves are present and walkers are accompanied by dogs, said the National Farmers Union (NFU). The union and the Ramblers' Association both advise that walkers release dogs from their leads when passing through a field of cows. "The cattle are interested in the dog, not the walker," said Robert Sheasby, Rural Surveyor...
  • Israel Warns Citizens To Avoid Travel To Sinai, Jordan And Other Destinations

    08/12/2009 2:22:33 AM PDT · by Strategy · 18 replies · 1,391+ views
    Al Bawaba ^ | August 11, 2009
    The Israeli National Security Department in the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) issued a warning Tuesday, advising Israelis to immediately leave and refrain from traveling to Jordan, Egypt, Morocco, Kenya, Sudan, Columbia, Iraq and Yemen.
  • WARNING to DC- "Don't Tread on ME!

    08/07/2009 5:08:52 AM PDT · by eeevil conservative · 17 replies · 567+ views
    8/7/09 | Sherri Reese
    The land of the free and the home of the brave The land of liberty, we must rise up to save It’s time to gather and lift up your voice Life without tyranny is the people’s true choice No robbing Peter to give to Paul That is no kind of charity at all The right of every soul to keep what they earn And the glory of our struggles to live and learn This is the purpose of freedom and life Tasting victory at the end of strife Remember this- You work for me! We will gather and shout “Don’t...
  • In possible signal to Iran, Israel sends sub through Suez Canal

    07/03/2009 2:47:05 AM PDT · by MestaMachine · 27 replies · 1,333+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | Jul 3, 2009 | YAAKOV KATZ
    After a long hiatus, the Israeli Navy has returned to sailing through the Suez Canal, recently sending one of its advanced Dolphin-class submarines through the waterway to participate in naval maneuvers off the Eilat coast in the Red Sea. IDF sources said the decision to allow navy vessels to sail through the canal was made recently and was a definite "change of policy" within the service. In 2005, then OC Navy Adm. David Ben-Bashat decided to stop sending Israeli ships through the canal due to growing threats in the area. However, the Dolphin-class submarine sailed through last month to get...
  • N.Korea Restricts Sailing off Northwest Coast (another likely missile launch)

    05/25/2009 8:53:51 PM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 17 replies · 602+ views
    Chosun Ilbo ^ | 05/26/09
    N.Korea Restricts Sailing off Northwest Coast North Korea has restricted passage of ships in the area off the coast of the West Korea Bay some 100 km northwest of Pyongyang. Japan's Kyodo news agency quoted the Japanese Coast Guard as saying one of its patrol boats had intercepted a warning sent out by the North to one of its vessels. The timeframe is reportedly from Monday through Wednesday during 9 am and 5 pm. The exact reason behind the warning has yet to be confirmed, but it could be a precursor to another missile launch. Just last week North Korea...
  • Warning: Sunspot cycle beginning to rise

    05/08/2009 10:08:28 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 58 replies · 1,941+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 5/8/09 | AP
    WASHINGTON – The sun is moving into a busier period for sunspots. Forecasters expect a relatively mild outbreak by historical standards, but one major solar storm can cause havoc with satellites and electrical systems. Researcher Doug Biesecker (BEE-sec-ker) of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's space weather prediction center compared solar storms to hurricanes: A weak cycle may mean fewer storms, but even one powerful one can be devastating.
  • After his flu warning, Biden takes the train home

    05/01/2009 7:13:03 PM PDT · by melt · 18 replies · 990+ views
    AP via Google ^ | 5/1/09 | AP
    WASHINGTON (AP) — One day after saying he wouldn't travel in tight quarters because of the swine flu scare, Vice President Joe Biden rode a train Friday from Washington to Delaware. Known for speaking freely, Biden told NBC's "Today" show on Thursday that he had urged family members to avoid airplanes and subways for fear of contracting the H1N1 flu virus. "I wouldn't go anywhere in confined places now," Biden said. The comments infuriated the travel industry and triggered several revisions from the Obama administration, whose official advice is less severe. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano commented, "If he could...
  • Tale of the Roman Empire (a warning to modern America)

    04/25/2009 11:51:17 AM PDT · by mainestategop · 7 replies · 807+ views
    A story about the Roman Empire. (which was called Honoria) how it came about and how it eventually fell. Very eerily similar to America's history.
  • UN sounds warning after Antarctica ice shelf rips (UNEP - UN Environment Programm)

    04/07/2009 10:38:24 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 39 replies · 1,068+ views
    AFP on Yahoo ^ | 4/7/09 | AFP
    PARIS (AFP) – The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) said the breakway of a Jamaica-sized ice shelf from the Antarctic peninsula could accelerate global warming in this already vulnerable region. Satellite pictures show a 40-kilometre (25-mile) ice bridge that was the Wilkins Ice Shelf's last link to the coast had now shattered at its narrowest point, about 500 metres (yards) wide, UNEP said. The Wilkins Ice Shelf once covered around 16,000 square kilometres (6,000 square miles) before it began to retreat in the 1990s, and by last May the ice bridge was all that connected it to Charcot and Latady islands....
  • Judge upholds Lancaster's ban on firing guns

    04/04/2009 7:25:30 AM PDT · by marktwain · 45 replies · 1,045+ views
    AP/pennlive.com ^ | 2 April, 2009 | AP
    <p>LANCASTER -- A Lancaster ordinance barring people from firing guns has passed its first court test.</p> <p>Lancaster resident Curtis Swinton, who has a permit to legally carry a concealed weapon, was charged after he fired a gun in a restaurant parking lot in December 2007. He told police his cousin was being beaten up and he fired a warning shot to disperse the assailants. No one was injured.</p>
  • Obama issues warning as North Korea readies rocket

    04/03/2009 1:46:20 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 30 replies · 1,285+ views
    AP ^ | 04/03/09 | Pauline Jelinek
    Obama issues warning as North Korea readies rocket By PAULINE JELINEK, Associated Press Writer Fri Apr 3, 12:56 am ET WASHINGTON – As North Korea fueled a multistage rocket Thursday for its threatened satellite launch, President Barack Obama promised a "stern" response and Japan vowed to press for an emergency session of the U.N. Security Council. Senior U.S. defense officials said that trailers and vehicles carrying rocket propellant were in place at North Korea's coastal launch site and that fueling had begun. A U.S. counter-proliferation official said the fueling process could take "up to a few days." But a senior...
  • The 1966 Election's Warning to Obama

    03/24/2009 6:26:16 AM PDT · by TornadoAlley3 · 21 replies · 1,158+ views
    spectator.org ^ | 03/24/09 | Jeffrey Lord
    It was a historic tidal wave of rejection. Symbolized by, of all things, housewives boycotting supermarkets. And the active participation of seven future presidents of the United States. The 1966 "off year" or congressional elections should also serve as a political warning to the Obama White House as it pursues its strategy of pumping trillions of taxpayer dollars into the economy. Only two years earlier, Lyndon Johnson had swept to a landslide victory promising a "Great Society" and a "war on poverty" funded by a massive infusion of taxpayer dollars. Intoxicated Democrats looked to an unlimited future of high tax,...
  • Britain's a world-leader in sharia banking - sinister and dangerous implications

    02/11/2009 6:58:09 PM PST · by Sammy67 · 6 replies · 1,025+ views
    DailyMail ^ | 2/10/09 | MELANIE PHILLIPS
    MELANIE PHILLIPS, WRITING EXCLUSIVELY FOR MAIL ONLINE Worried that Britain is going bankrupt? Cheer up – we’re about to be bought up by the Islamic world. A report by International Financial Services London reveals that Britain’s Islamic banking sector is now bigger than that of Pakistan. The study says that the UK has by far the largest number of banks for Muslims of any western country. The UK now has five fully ‘sharia-compliant’ banks – providing products which prohibit interest payments and investment in alcohol or gambling firms in accordance with Islamic sharia law – while another 17 leading institutions...
  • The terrible warning of a Holocaust survivor

    01/22/2009 2:26:12 PM PST · by Nachum · 25 replies · 1,538+ views
    The Spectator ^ | 1-22-09 | Douglas Davis
    At my dinner table on Friday night, a holocaust survivor admits that she is trying to persuade her son to take his family out of Europe to America, Canada, Australia, Canada, Australia, Israel...’They say they can’t leave me, but I tell them: “Go, get out. My parents left my grandparents behind in Berlin and brought me to safety in England. Now I want you to leave so that my grandchildren will be safe.”’ There is an unbearable desperation in her plea. But she has a point. As tens of thousands of demonstrators march through the streets of Europe, the chants...
  • CA: Stem cell board member gets ethics warning (FPPC .. Prop. 71 in action)

    01/14/2009 9:26:26 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 191+ views
    SFGate.com ^ | 1/14/09 | David Perlman
    Charges of an ethics lapse by a stem cell scientist seeking a California research grant have been resolved with a "warning letter" from the state's Fair Political Practices Commission. The controversy arose more than a year ago when Dr. John Reed, chief executive officer of the Burnham Institute for Medical Research in La Jolla (San Diego County), wrote a letter to the chief scientist of the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine urging the agency to reverse its rejection of a $630,000 grant to one of the institute's scientists. Reed is a member of the Independent Citizens Oversight Committee, the state-sponsored...
  • 2 killed in shootings on Dallas, Garland roads

    12/22/2008 8:12:11 PM PST · by Dysart · 50 replies · 1,588+ views
    Two drivers were shot dead and third injured on roads in northeast Dallas and Garland during Monday’s evening rush hour. Police were investigating four incidents Monday after the first shooting was reported about 5:40 p.m. in Garland on LBJ Freeway near Plano Road. Police are working to establish whether three of the shootings in Dallas are related to a Garland shooting that was the first reported fatality. “For whatever reason, this person is upset with something or someone and he’s taking it out on innocent victims going down the road and that’s very scary,” said Dallas police Sgt. Gil Cerda....
  • Doctors issue warning about the danger of heavy toilet seats to male toddlers

    12/11/2008 11:59:52 PM PST · by CE2949BB · 17 replies · 1,485+ views
    Science Daily via PhysOrg ^ | December 11, 2008
    <p>Doctors have expressed considerable concerns about the growing trend for heavy wooden and ornamental toilet seats after a number of male toddlers were admitted with crush injuries to their penises.</p> <p>Writing in the December issue of BJU International, Dr Joe Philip and his colleagues at Leighton Hospital, Crewe, report on four boys under the age of four, who were admitted with injuries serious enough to require an overnight stay.</p>
  • Barack Obama Revealed, A Dire Warning from an African American...

    10/21/2008 10:27:56 AM PDT · by Signalman · 21 replies · 2,380+ views
    Newsvine.com ^ | 10/8/2008 | Jazzman646
    I have been hoping I would never have to write this article. I hoped it would never get to this point, which would force me to openly speak out against the first African American to seriously have a chance to be elected President of the United States. But after reviewing all the Stanley Kurtz material on Barack Obama/Bill Ayers relationship, I've come to the conclusion Barack Obama is definitely under the influence of a radical ideology that is so dangerous, it could literally pose a danger to the very existence of the United States, especially when we have an economy...
  • Military help for Georgia is a 'declaration of war', says Moscow in extraordinary warning to the Wes

    08/28/2008 7:08:45 AM PDT · by LibWhacker · 43 replies · 749+ views
    Moscow has issued an extraordinary warning to the West that military assistance to Georgia for use against South Ossetia or Abkhazia would be viewed as a "declaration of war" by Russia. The extreme rhetoric from the Kremlin's envoy to NATO came as President Dmitry Medvedev stressed he will make a military response to US missile defence installations in eastern Europe, sending new shudders across countries whose people were once blighted by the Iron Curtain. And Moscow also emphasised it was closely monitoring what it claims is a build-up of NATO firepower in the Black Sea. Enlarge Russian President Dmitry Medvedev...