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  • Mom Shot Dead on 3-Year-Old Son's Birthday

    07/27/2013 6:59:29 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 22 replies
    NBC Los Angeles ^ | July 26, 2013 | Willian Avila and Michelle Valles
    A 23-year-old mother was shot and killed in Long Beach Thursday morning on her son's third birthday, police said. Jazzmine Wash, of Long Beach, had stepped outside of her apartment to grab her 3-year-old's diaper bag when she was shot multiple times in the torso, police said. She died at the scene.
  • Wash. Post’s Lane: Ron Paul has the ‘foreign policy views of Jeremiah Wright’

    12/25/2011 9:17:05 PM PST · by Nachum · 29 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 12/25/11 | Jeff Poor
    Texas Republican Rep. Ron Paul’s foreign policy outlook isn’t so dissimilar to that of President Obama’s long-time pastor and mentor the Rev. Jeremiah Wright, says Washington Post editorial writer Charles Lane. On “Fox News Sunday,” Lane made the ideological connection between Paul and Wright, who claimed after the 9/11 attacks that “America’s chickens” had come home to roost. “Well, I think one of the amazing things that this all shows that this is the Republican Party might be about to crown the winner of the Iowa caucuses, somebody with the foreign policy views of Jeremiah Wright,” Lane said. “Remember that?...
  • DC Nanny State wants to "educate" babies too

    12/17/2011 7:37:25 AM PST · by Kaslin · 9 replies ^ | December 16, 2011 | Rebecca Hagelin
    Last week, D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray announced his latest and greatest plan to solve D.C.’s crisis in education: the D.C schools will extend their reach in 2012, offering “early childhood education” to children as young as 6 months of age. The mayor believes that D.C. babies and toddlers will experience educational success only if school system employees--or subcontractors--are around to prod their intellectual growth. After all, what could be more crucial to a baby’s development than a specially assigned bureaucrat, right? It’s preposterous. Even from an educational perspective, the proposal lacks credibility. The D.C. public schools are among the worst...
  • Washing machines can put your family's health at risk-Low temp/mixed loads spreading dangerous bugs

    10/18/2011 3:44:42 AM PDT · by rawhide · 38 replies ^ | 10-18-11 | By Fiona Duffy
    The pasta stains might have disappeared — but are your freshly laundered clothes really clean? In our desire to be greener, as well as softer on clothes, many of us are lowering the temperature of our washes. The maker of Ariel Gel is encouraging consumers to wash at 15c (60F) rather than 40c (104F) in order to halve energy costs. But experts are concerned our bid to save the planet — and money — will affect our health. For while we associate laundry with cleanliness, some estimates say the average washing machine load contains 100 million E.coli at any one...
  • Let's Have a Car Wash and a Bake Sale to Pay Down the U.S. Debt

    06/28/2011 9:31:11 AM PDT · by Nachum · 20 replies
    Fox News ^ | 6/28/11 | Patrick Dorinson
    On June 15th, President Obama sent an e-mail out to supporters informing them about a raffle offering a “casual dinner” with the commander in chief. The money raised from the raffle will go to his re-election campaign. (snip)“We rely on everyday Americans giving whatever they can afford -- and I want to spend time with a few of you. So if you make a donation today, you'll be automatically entered for a chance to be one of the four supporters to sit down with me for dinner.
  • Wash. Post smears Israel, stands history on its head

    06/18/2011 11:48:32 PM PDT · by Nachum · 7 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 6/18/11 | Leo Rennert
    On May 31, 2010, Israeli commandos intercepted a flotilla of six ships sailing toward Gaza with the stated intention of breaking an Israeli-Egyptian blockade of the territory, ruled by the terrorist Hamas organization. Activists aboard five of the six ships passively surrendered their vessels. As a result, nobody was injured. But aboard the Mavi Marmara, a Turkish vessel, events took an ugly turn. As Israeli commandos rappelled from a hovering helicopter onto the top deck of the ship, they were set upon by a band of extremists, who attacked them with axes, metal bars and other makeshift weapons. One or...
  • Wash Post Devotes a Staggering 6,228 Words to 'Nuanced' Maine Senators Who Frustrate Conservatives

    05/06/2011 6:47:57 PM PDT · by Nachum · 11 replies · 1+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | 5/6/11 | Scott Whitlock
    According to the Washington Post, examining every detail of the relationship between moderate Republican Senators Olympia Snowe and Susan Collins is worth devoting an exhausting 6228 words to. Writer Martha Sherrill offered a fawning analysis of the two senators who often frustrate conservatives. The near book-length profile investigated the apparent dislike the senators have for each other, but also highlighted the "nuanced" way in which the two side with liberal policies.
  • Wash. Post maligns Israel with misleading battlefield statistics

    03/28/2011 4:05:07 PM PDT · by Nachum · 7 replies
    american thinker ^ | 3/28/11 | Leo Rennert
    Benjamin Disraeli is credited with the saying that there are three kinds of lies -- lies, damned lies and statistics. The legendary British statesman could have spotted another example of his adage in an article in the March 28 edition of the Washington Post about Israel's deployment of an anti-missile system to intercept rockets fired by terrorists in Gaza against civilian populations in southern Israel ("Israelis put in place anti-rocket system" by Janine Zacharia, page A6). As historical context for the deployment of an anti-rocket battery near Beersheba, Zacharia writes the following: "Israel launched a widely criticized bombardment of the...
  • Wash. Post tears into Israeli airport security checks that profile Arabs

    11/27/2010 7:02:11 PM PST · by Nachum · 44 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 11/27/10 | Lee Rennert
    The headline and lead paragraph of Jerusalem correspondent Janine Zacharia's Nov. 27 article might lead readers of the Washington Post to believe that they're about to find out why many in the aviation industry consider Israel's screening of passengers the gold standard in airport security measures. ("Israeli air security is easy on most, intrusive for a few" page A7). But they would be wrong. Because, it turns out, the bulk of her article is a full-bore attack on Israel's profiling methods, including special scrutiny of Arab travelers.. The result of such profiling, Zacharia reports, is that most travelers pass through...

    09/17/2010 9:42:46 AM PDT · by Jo Nuvark · 11 replies
    A special call to prayer and fasting for Washington state has been issued from September 22 to October 31 by Light of the World Prayer Center in Whatcom County. For more information, go to: . From David Bryant, “A Christ-awakening begins whenever God’s Spirit uses God’s Word to re-introduce God’s people back to God’s Son for all that He is.”
  • Zimbabweans wash dirty US dollars with soap, water

    07/06/2010 7:01:13 PM PDT · by SandRat · 12 replies
    The washing machine cycle takes about 45 minutes _ and George Washington comes out much cleaner in the Zimbabwe-style laundering of dirty money. Low-denomination U.S bank notes change hands until they fall apart here in Africa, and the bills are routinely carried in underwear and shoes through crime-ridden slums. Some have become almost too smelly to handle, so Zimbabweans have taken to putting their $1 bills through the spin cycle and hanging them up to dry with clothes pins alongside sheets and items of clothing. It's the best solution _ apart from rubber gloves or disinfectant wipes _ in a...
  • The Hundred Dollar Car Wash (Idiot Michael Moore loses bet, has to wash muddy SUV in Portland, OR)

    05/01/2010 3:24:30 PM PDT · by Libloather · 11 replies · 1,200+ views
    Michael Moore .com ^ | 4/27/10 | Paul Harwood
    The Hundred Dollar Car WashBy Paul Harwood April 27th, 2010 8:59 PM If there are two things I enjoy doing, they’re watching Countdown and catching interviews with Michael Moore, so I got a two-fer last Friday when I watched the podcast of Thursday night’s edition of Countdown. (Please: Don’t tell Keith Olbermann that I watch the podcast rather than the broadcast. Let that be our little secret.) I caught Lawrence O’Donnell interviewing Michael Moore about health care. Because I’m unemployed and so have time on my hands, and because there were so many bizarre claims about the contents of the...
  • Glenn Beck's homecoming riles up people in Wash.

    09/24/2009 1:32:21 PM PDT · by JoeProBono · 29 replies · 3,552+ views
    hosted. ^ | Sep 24 | MANUEL VALDES
    MOUNT VERNON, Wash. (AP) -- Glenn Beck's visit to his hometown in Washington state this weekend seemed simple enough on the surface, with a ceremonial key to the city awaiting him and the mayor naming the day in the Fox News personality's honor. But this being Glenn Beck, nothing is that easy. Groups have demonstrated on the streets and in city council meetings over the conservative commentator's visit. Petitions have been collected calling on the cancellation of the visit. A small business owner put up a sign that says: "Glenn Beck & Hatred not welcome here." And the leader of...
  • Department of Defense announced the death of four soldiers

    01/29/2009 7:49:56 AM PST · by Maxstake · 3 replies · 398+ views
    Department of Defense | 01/29/09 | DoD
    PLEASE SAY A PRAYER AND FORWARD THIS. The Department of Defense announced today the death of four soldiers who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. They died from wounds suffered when two OH-58D Kiowa Warrior helicopters crashed Jan. 26 in Kirkuk, Iraq. They were assigned to the 6th Squadron, 6th Cavalry Regiment, 10th Combat Aviation Brigade, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, N.Y. Killed were: Chief Warrant Officer Philip E. Windorski, Jr., 35, of Bovey, Minn. Chief Warrant Officer Matthew G. Kelley, 30, of Cameron, Mo. Chief Warrant Officer Joshua M. Tillery, 31, of Beaverton, Ore. Chief Warrant Officer Benjamin H. Todd,...
  • Dr. Mom Was Right -- And Wrong -- About Washing Fruits And Vegetables

    04/14/2008 5:20:18 PM PDT · by blam · 26 replies · 107+ views
    Science Daily ^ | 4-14-2008 | American Chemical Society
    Dr. Mom Was Right -- And Wrong -- About Washing Fruits And VegetablesA new study shows that irradiation could be key to removing hard-to-reach pathogens inside fruits and vegetables. (Credit: Courtesy of USDA-Agricultural Research Service, photo by Stephen Ausmus) ScienceDaily (Apr. 13, 2008) — Washing fresh fruits and vegetables before eating may reduce the risk of food poisoning and those awful episodes of vomiting and diarrhea. But according to new research, described recently at the 235th national meeting of the American Chemical Society, washing alone -- even with chlorine disinfectants -- may not be enough. Studies show that certain disease-causing...
  • The would-be president is messing with ire (NY fans-turned-critics wash their hands of Hillary)

    01/12/2006 3:39:19 PM PST · by Libloather · 39 replies · 1,408+ views
    Sydney Morning Herald. ^ | 1/13/05 | Anne Summers
    The would-be president is messing with ire January 13, 2006 Fans-turned-critics say Hillary Clinton is sacrificing principle in the hunt for votes, writes Anne Summers. It is still more than two years before the major parties in the United States decide upon their candidates for the 2008 presidential elections, and it is widely assumed that the Democratic Party candidate will be the junior senator from New York, Hillary Rodham Clinton. You might expect the political conversation among Democrats to be along the lines of "Is Hillary electable?" (given the preponderance of red states on the American political map) but many...
  • Auburn, Wash., native helps put Iraqi city back on track

    12/21/2005 3:40:00 PM PST · by SandRat · 16 replies · 506+ views
    Marine Corps News ^ | Dec 21, 2005 | Sgt. Stephen M. DeBoard
    HUSAYBAH, Iraq (Dec. 8, 2005) -- Western Iraq, along the Syrian border, is a far cry from the mountains of Washington and sunny days and summer afternoons partying on a lake. The physical distance is measured in thousands of miles, but the difference in atmosphere, environment and mentality may as well be a galaxy away. Corporal Jason L. Johnson, a reservist from Auburn, Wash., closed that gap when he volunteered for mobilization and assignment June 2005 to 6th Civil Affairs Group, out of Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, N.C. It brought him to this small, dusty city in Iraq’s Al...
  • Centralia, Wash., native doing his part in Ar Ramadi

    10/21/2005 4:10:21 PM PDT · by SandRat · 4 replies · 256+ views
    Marine Corps News ^ | Oct 21,2005 | Cpl. Shane Suzuki
    AR RAMADI, Iraq (Oct. 21, 2005) -- Many young men and women harbor dreams of serving their country and enlisting in the Marine Corps. Joe Bier from Centralia, Wash., is following that dream. Corporal Bier, a 21-year-old machine gunner, is on his first tour in Iraq and looks back on his decision to enlist with pride. “(Joining the Marine Corps) was something I wanted to do for a long time,” he said. “If I didn’t do it when I did, I would have never joined and regretted it for the rest of my life.” Becoming an infantryman and deploying to...
  • Op Infinite Freep... Protest Commie moonbats on Nov 2nd

    10/13/2005 1:11:48 PM PDT · by Thunder90 · 46 replies · 3,090+ views
    Here is the detailed lists of protests from the moonbats...... --------------------------------------------------------- WASHINGTON, DC 11 AM at Lafayette Park near the White House RESIST OR DIE! NO SCHOOL NOV 2! Organize your campus. Get in touch: LOCAL EVENTS ARIZONA TUCSON: 12 PM, Intersection of Church and Congress (downtown, by the Convention Center) CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY: LOS ANGELES: 12 PM, Actions along Wilshire Blvd from Downtown to Santa Monica; 5:00 PM, rally at the Westwood Federal Building (Wilshire & Westwood Blvds.), 213-926-5717 SACRAMENTO: 5 PM, Cesar Chavez Park (Downtown) SAN DIEGO:, 619-868-0819 SAN...
  • Matt's Nasty Surprise-- KOMO-TV Sends Drudge 'Net Missile

    07/21/2005 2:02:59 PM PDT · by ScoopandDizzy · 8 replies · 655+ views
    The Radio Equalizer ^ | July 21, 2005 | Brian Maloney
    Somebody at Seattle's KOMO-TV sure doesn't like Matt Drudge. After linking to a photo at KOMO's website, the station had the image changed from one of an illegal drug/alien/terrorist smuggling tunnel between Lynden, Washington and British Columbia, to this:
  • Wash. Judge Allows GOP Charges of Fraud

    05/24/2005 12:21:47 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 87 replies · 6,690+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 5/24/05 | Rebecca Cook - AP
    WENATCHEE, Wash. - The judge hearing a challenge to Washington state's 2004 gubernatorial election agreed Tuesday to let Republicans introduce evidence that Democratic-leaning King County recorded several hundred more votes than it could account for. Republicans allege errors and possible fraud in the county, which includes Seattle, helped Democrats steal the election for Christine Gregoire, who beat Republican Dino Rossi by 129 votes out of 2.9 million cast. "The evidence is overwhelming that there was unbelievable neglect in King County and, we believe, outright fraud by high-ranking King County officials," GOP attorney Dale Foreman said Monday. Democrats had tried to...
  • Honey Do List Has Me Washin' Outside Windows(Spring Cleaning Sucks)

    04/29/2005 3:57:00 PM PDT · by tall_tex · 27 replies · 621+ views
    My Aching Back ^ | 4/29/05 | self
    Washin' the outside windows went pretty well today until I got to the ones exposed to both rain and sunshine. Windex, and Windex Outdoor neither one would remove the yucky water spots that had built up. The only thing that worked after multiple trys was a single edge razor blade to scrape it off. I am sure there must be some product to spray on or somthing to get these windows to pass inspection. I, being a capitolist at heart, feels that I could have employed many of those "Migrants" that want to do the work that I do not...
  • March for Life Brings Pro-Life Demonstrators to Washington

    01/24/2005 6:18:58 AM PST · by AliVeritas · 5 replies · 303+ views
    CNSNews ^ | January 24, 2005 | Susan Jones
    ( - The 32nd annual March for Life begins at noon on Monday, and organizers expect thousands of pro-life Americans to brave the bitter cold. "The March for Life is a peaceful demonstration -- an annual reminder to all of Washington officialdom that it must overturn the Supreme Court's infamous Roe v. Wade decision which decriminalized the intentional killing of a preborn human," said Nellie Gray, president of the March for Life Fund. "The Supreme Court cannot, and did not, legalize the killing of preborns," Gray said in a statement that is very similar to the one she issued at...
  • Director of Analysis Branch at the C.I.A. Is Being Removed

    12/28/2004 8:10:58 PM PST · by Pikamax · 35 replies · 1,329+ views
    Nytimes ^ | 12/29/04 | DOUGLAS JEHL
    c By DOUGLAS JEHL ASHINGTON, Dec. 28 - The head of the Central Intelligence Agency's analytical branch is being forced to step down, former intelligence officials say, opening a major new chapter in a shakeup under Porter J. Goss, the agency's chief. The official, Jami Miscik, the agency's deputy director for intelligence, told her subordinates on Tuesday afternoon of her plan to step down on Feb. 4. A former intelligence official said that Ms. Miscik was told before Christmas that Mr. Goss wanted to make a change and that "the decision to depart was not hers." Ms. Miscik has headed...
  • Wash. Preschoolers Given Dog Food to Eat

    12/11/2004 6:33:55 PM PST · by freedom44 · 29 replies · 1,153+ views
    Kansas City Star ^ | 12/11/04 | AP
    TACOMA, Wash. - A teaching assistant gave some preschoolers dog food to eat during a play-acting exercise at Northeast Tacoma Elementary School. A Tacoma School District spokeswoman said the children spat out the dry dog food and no one suffered any ill effects. The teaching assistant has been placed on paid leave pending an investigation. District spokeswoman Patti Holmgren said it happened Monday in an early education class while the supervisor was out of the room. When a few of the students pretended to be puppies, getting down on their hands and knees and barking, the assistant attempted to encourage...
  • Don't Want SARS, Wash Hands After Wiping

    09/16/2003 5:51:46 PM PDT · by blam · 29 replies · 513+ views
    IOL ^ | 9-16-2003
    Don't want SARS? Wash hands after wiping September 16 2003 at 07:09AM Chicago - There's nothing like the fear of catching a dangerous infectious illness, it seems, to make people do the right thing after using the bathroom. A survey of hand-washing habits in airport restrooms found that travellers were exquisitely fastidious in Toronto, which has just endured an outbreak of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome. Elsewhere in North America, though, people were just as slovenly as ever. The survey, released on Monday, is the third conducted by the American Society of Microbiology, which has long campaigned - with little apparent...
  • Survey finds airport restroom users seldom wash

    09/16/2003 6:42:02 AM PDT · by bedolido · 96 replies · 750+ views
    Sun Times ^ | 09/16/03 | JIM RITTER
    More than one of four users of O'Hare Airport washrooms didn't wash their hands after going to the bathroom, according to a survey that found even dirtier hands in New York's airport. But in Toronto, 96 percent of airport bathroom users washed up. The high rate likely is due to fears over the SARS virus, which hit the Canadian city hard, researchers said. Observers who hung out in airport bathrooms spied on 7,541 users in six cities. Observers were instructed to comb their hair and put on makeup while discreetly recording hand-washing behavior. The percentage of non-washers was 29 percent...
  • Malaysia Says Don't Cook, Wash or light fires in public Toilets

    08/13/2003 12:17:29 PM PDT · by bedolido · 13 replies · 357+ views
    NW Cable News (associated Press) ^ | 08/13/03 | Staff Writer
    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- Officials in a southern Malaysian state will soon enforce a new law that forbids people to wash clothes, cook or light a fire in public toilets, a news report said Wednesday. The law will allow fines of up to 1,000 ringgit (US $263) for anyone deemed to have abused restroom facilities, said Low Boon Hong, a government official in Johor state, 300 miles south of Kuala Lumpur. Offenses under the law include failing to flush, vandalism, spitting and littering - as well as more irregular behavior in toilets such as bathing, cooking, washing clothes and...
  • Protests against sex predator from returning to Wash.

    08/01/2003 10:37:16 AM PDT · by bedolido · 7 replies · 307+ views
    Associated Press ^ | 07/31/03 | Associated Press
    OLYMPIA - At a meeting Wednesday night in Olympia on plans for a treated sex predator some people carried signs telling California "not to dump its trash in Washington." They protested plans for Brian DeVries to be released to his father and live in Shelton. The father, Berry DeVries of Olympia, tried to reassure neighbors of his son's commitment to a crime-free life. Last Friday, a judge in San Jose gave the California Department of Mental Health until August tenth to find housing in California for Brian DeVries. Otherwise, he will be released to his father's custody in Washington. The...
  • Help Freepers, Vancouver Washington, EVERYDAY RALLY

    03/29/2003 5:33:14 PM PST · by oreolady · 27 replies · 330+ views
    Young man waving flag, Every day help, Vancouver, Washington