Free Republic 1st Quarter Fundraising Target: $88,000 Receipts & Pledges to-date: $81,681
92%  
Woo hoo!! And now less than $6.4k to go!! Let's git 'er done!! Thank you all very much!!

Keyword: whacko

Brevity: Headers | « Text »
  • And another thing climate change does: It causes WAR and MURDER [Yes, they are SERIOUS]

    08/02/2013 2:47:16 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 17 replies
    Register.co.uk ^ | 8/2/13 | Rik Myslewski
    Having conducted what they characterize as "the first comprehensive synthesis" of quantitative analyses linking violence to climatic changes, a trio of researchers has come to the conclusion that as the world continues to heat up, humankind will be more prone to violence. "If future populations respond similarly to past populations, then anthropogenic climate change has the potential to substantially increase conflict around the world, relative to a world without climate change," conclude Solomon Hsiang, Marshall Burke, and Edward Miguel, authors of a paper published on Thursday in the journal Science entitled "Quantifying the Influence of Climate on Human Conflict". The...
  • Dem Rep. Hank Johnson: Amend Constitution to Restrict Freedom of Speech

    11/29/2012 10:44:38 AM PST · by abishai · 77 replies
    CNSNews.com ^ | Nov 29 2012 | Eric Scheiner
    (CNSNews.com) - Rep. Hank Johnson (D-Ga.) says, “corporations control the patterns of thinking” in the United States and that the Bill of Rights to the Constitution should be amended so that the government is given the power to restrict freedom of speech. "We need a constitutional amendment to allow the legislature to control the so-called free speech rights of corporations," said Johnson. “These corporations, along with the people they support, other millionaires who they’re putting into office, are stealing your government. They’re stealing the government and the U.S. Supreme Court was a big enabler with the Citizens United case,” Johnson...
  • Levi Johnston: Bristol Palin jealous of Sarah Palin's pregnancy

    09/12/2011 7:55:23 PM PDT · by MinorityRepublican · 39 replies
    CTV ^ | Monday Sep. 12, 2011
    Levi Johnston arrives at the Teen Choice Awards on Sunday Aug. 9, 2009, in Universal City, Calif. NEW YORK — Levi Johnston writes in his upcoming book that his ex-girlfriend Bristol Palin was so angry about her mother's pregnancy with son Trig that she wanted to get pregnant, too. Johnston says when Bristol found out her mother, former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, was expecting a baby she responded she should be having a baby, not her mother. He says she told him in March 2008, "let's get pregnant." His book, "Deer in the Headlights: My Life in Sarah Palin's Crosshairs,"...
  • We Get The Sacrifice, They Get The Wealth: A Fired-Up Pelosi Tears Into GOP Deficit Plan

    07/26/2011 11:49:07 AM PDT · by tcrlaf · 49 replies
    TPM ^ | 7-26-11 | Evan McMorris-Santoro
    Speaking to a crowd of union workers on Capitol Hill today, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi unloaded on Republican plans to lower the deficit through deep cuts to government services in exchange for raising the debt ceiling. Frustrations are running high in Congress with the default deadline rapidly approaching, and Pelosi spoke with a fire that suggested the endless debate over the debt ceiling is taking its toll on her patience. "This isn't just about them saying we should reduce the deficit," she said, adding: "This is an excuse. The budget deficit is an excuse for the Republicans to undermine...
  • Rice Lashes Out at Russia for Blocking U.N. Council From Tackling Climate Change

    07/21/2011 9:34:27 PM PDT · by tcrlaf · 52 replies
    FOX NEWS ^ | 7-21-11 | Fox News
    U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice this week issued a blistering rebuke of Russia, China and other countries that blocked the Security Council from adopting a statement linking the threat of climate change to international peace and security. During the Security Council’s first formal debate in four years on the environment Wednesday, Russia was not swayed by Western nations led by Germany, this month's council president, insisting that the 15-nation panel needs to respond to the effects that climate change has had on Sudan's Darfur region and in Somalia, where the United Nations say famine had struck two...
  • Alan Grayson To Run For Office Again

    07/11/2011 4:44:24 PM PDT · by Clintonfatigued · 35 replies
    WFTV Channel 9 News ^ | July 11, 2011
    WFTV learned on Monday that former U.S. Congressman Alan Grayson is running for office again. On Monday, Grayson said he doesn't plan to do anything different. He said he's running again because of all the people who have reached out and asked him to. Grayson already raised nearly $100,000 in donations before filing his paperwork on Monday. "We need somebody who's gonna stick up for what's right. Somebody with guts," Grayson said. During Grayson's last campaign an ad referred to his opponent, Daniel Webster, as Taliban Dan. Grayson lost his District 8 Congressional seat to Webster after a highly controversial...
  • Guy Dresses Up as Superhero and Fights Seattle Crime

    01/06/2011 5:12:05 AM PST · by Cowman · 31 replies
    The Blaze ^ | Posted on January 5, 2011 at 1:24pm | Jonathon M. Seidl
    He doesn’t have super powers, but he dresses like a superhero. Seattle residents are becoming familiar with an anonymous crime fighter known only as “Phoenix Jones.” Like a comic book star, he has a skin-tight suit and caries weapons such as a taser and pepper spray. And he recently rescued a man going through a car jacking: KIRO reports: KIRO 7 Eyewitness News reporter Monique Ming Laven met him. “My name is Phoenix Jones,” said the man. The man is the hero Dan’s been trying to tell his friends about.“ People are saying, ‘No way, dude, you were probably drunk,’”...
  • INDIANA Dem (Tamyra d'Ippolito) Misses The Deadline

    02/16/2010 9:34:53 AM PST · by tcrlaf · 28 replies · 1,717+ views
    HotlineOnCall ^ | 2-16-10 | Reid Wilson
    Updated at 12:23 p.m. Restaurant owner Tamyra d'Ippolito (D) has enough signatures to make the ballot in the race to replace Sen. Evan Bayh (D-IN), she told Hotline OnCall in a brief interview, but an official in a key district says she has failed to reach the threshold. An official in Marion Co. (IN) tells Hotline OnCall d'Ippolito turned in just 3 signatures in the 7th CD, the district with the highest percentage of Dem voters. The noon deadline has passed, meaning d'Ippolito failed to meet the requirements to get on the ballot. She would have been required to submit...
  • 'Die quickly' just a sample of Alan Grayson's sound bite attack

    10/02/2009 12:38:39 PM PDT · by Brandonmark · 7 replies · 772+ views
    St. Petersburg Times ^ | October 4, 2009 | Alex Leary
    WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson, 6-foot-4 in a pink shirt and black cowboy boots, sighs as he reaches for his suit jacket. "You have to look out for the trackers," he says. ¶ Armed with video cameras, trackers follow politically vulnerable lawmakers, hurling provocative questions and hoping for a juicy reaction. "Rep. Alan Grayson assaults a cameraman," beckons one clip on the Internet. Grayson decides to take the underground route to the Capitol, where 10 votes await on a Thursday afternoon, avoiding having to cross Independence Avenue and a potential run-in with a tracker. Such is the hardball, YouTube...
  • Obama's Pseudoscience Czar (The "Green Jobs" czar, NOT Holdren this time)

    07/21/2009 2:07:27 PM PDT · by atomic conspiracy · 5 replies · 595+ views
    Darwin Central ^ | July 18th, 2009 | "RWA"
    DC forum member El Goodo has done some excellent detective work on Obama’s so-called economic czars, wading through dirty pools that other so-called muckrakers refuse to tread. The first person he’s looked into is “green jobs” czar Van Jones. In typical Wikipedia fashion, the checkered past and political extremism of a politically liberal public figure is almost completely discarded and that which is left is played down. As noted by El Goodo, Jones is a former communist who was radicalized by the 1992 Los Angeles riots and has continued to associate himself with groups on the far left, including the...
  • Ward Churchill and Death of Academic Freedom

    07/10/2009 6:34:53 AM PDT · by domeika · 14 replies · 1,669+ views
    Pravda ^ | 7/10/2009 | David R. Hoffman
    (This is part 2 of an article.) Recently neo-fascists opposed to Sonia Sotomayor, Barack Obama’s nominee to the United States Supreme Court, have argued that she doesn’t respect the “sanctity” of the law and chooses instead to be guided by her personal beliefs. But if there is such a thing as “sanctity” of the law, why are so many Supreme Court cases decided by five-four votes split along ideological lines? Where is this concern when self-loathing Clarence Thomas uses his experiences at Yale University, not the law, to dismantle affirmative action programs, or when Antonin Scalia unethically hears cases where...
  • Michael Jackson Suffers Major Heart Attack [Update - he's dead, Jim]

    06/25/2009 1:49:45 PM PDT · by My Favorite Headache · 459 replies · 19,152+ views
    AP
    Breaking AP Wires: Michael Jackson suffers major heart attack in Los Angeles...listed in critical condition...
  • End the War on Drugs [Ron Paul]

    03/30/2009 6:49:14 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 156 replies · 4,999+ views
    We have recently heard many shocking stories of brutal killings and ruthless violence related to drug cartels warring with Mexican and US officials. It is approaching the fever pitch of a full blown crisis. Unfortunately, the administration is not likely to waste this opportunity to further expand government. Hopefully, we can take a deep breath and look at history for the optimal way to deal with this dangerous situation, which is not unprecedented. Alcohol prohibition in the 1920’s brought similar violence, gangs, lawlessness, corruption and brutality. The reason for the violence was not that making and selling alcohol was inherently...
  • Ron Paul predicts 15-yr depression, dollar crash in 1-4 yrs

    03/25/2009 10:11:15 AM PDT · by Dada Orwell · 68 replies · 3,663+ views
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kADXWXgxKJk New projections from Ron Paul as his prominence in the mainstream media continues to increase.
  • Why Workers World is endorsing Cynthia McKinney for president

    07/18/2008 7:33:09 PM PDT · by cardinal4 · 19 replies · 155+ views
    artorius castus blog ^ | 17 July 08 | World Worker
    Workers World newspaper in the past has supported the candidates of Workers World Party running for national office in the U.S. presidential elections and who have put forward a revolutionary socialist program. This time we are taking the unusual step of endorsing the candidacy of Cynthia McKinney because these are unique times and this is a unique candidate.
  • Gender journey reaches unhappy ending at church

    11/27/2007 8:16:15 PM PST · by JRochelle · 24 replies · 139+ views
    chicago tribune ^ | 11/27/2007 | Kelli Kennedyq
    DELRAY BEACH, Fla.—High on prescription drugs and four days without sleep, Michael Berke raced his Harley to the megachurch where he'd found a home. He barged into the church office, cursing loudly and wearing a mesh shirt printed with profanity. In his hands he held a picture of a woman with long, red hair and pouty lips. "This is who I used to be," he said. "And this" — he gestured to his breastless chest, bald head and red goatee — "is who I've become." He was born a man. After a lifetime as a social misfit, he had transformed...
  • Jimmy Carter Writing Memoir About Mother [Jimmy PsyCarter Alert!]

    07/14/2007 10:38:56 AM PDT · by melt · 20 replies · 580+ views
    the morning call.com ^ | 7/13/07 | HILLEL ITALIE
    NEW YORK - Former President Carter, who already has a book coming out this fall about his post-White House years, is working on a memoir about his mother, Lillian, to be published next spring by Simon & Schuster. "Jimmy Carter has inspired millions. Its a great opportunity to meet the woman who inspired him," David Rosenthal, executive vice president and publisher of Simon & Schuster, said Thursday in a statement. The Lillian Carter book, currently untitled, is a "loving, admiring, wry homage" to the activist and former Peace Corps volunteer widely known as the down-to-earth "Miss Lillian." According to Simon...
  • 'This is just opening shot' (Al Gore & Live Earth)

    07/08/2007 1:55:51 PM PDT · by neverdem · 71 replies · 2,571+ views
    The Sunday Times ^ | July 8, 2007 | Jonathan Leake
    Al Gore is both leading the fight against climate change and coming back from political oblivion ONCE he was the nearly man of American politics, but this weekend Al Gore, Bill Clinton’s former sidekick, made it clear he was back, no longer just a politician but a phenomenon: the first global green celebrity. As the Live Earth concerts rolled out around the globe, each blessed with Gore’s presence, either live or on giant screens, it became clear that the failed presidential candidate has metamorphosed into a prophet. In an interview with The Sunday Times before yesterday’s Live Earth concert at...
  • Former Arizona Governor Comes Forward About UFO Sighting From 10 Years Ago

    03/24/2007 6:00:34 AM PDT · by stm · 149 replies · 1,937+ views
    Fox News ^ | 24 March | AP
    PHOENIX — Former Arizona Gov. Fife Symington trotted out an aide dressed as an alien 10 years ago to spoof the frenzy surrounding mysterious lights in the Phoenix sky. Now he says he saw the lights himself, and believed from the start that they were extraterrestrial. Now a pastry chef and business consultant, Symington said he did not acknowledge his own encounter at first because he did not want people to panic. The former governor, who faced fraud charges at the time, also said he did not need the additional problems such an admission would have created.
  • Threats Force Tancredo To Cancel Miami Speech

    12/13/2006 1:29:47 PM PST · by areafiftyone · 108 replies · 876+ views
    CBS4 ^ | 12/`3/06
    MIAMI Republican Representative Tom Tancredo, of Colorado, will not make a speech and appearance before the Miami Rotary Club in Miami Thursday after threats were reported. However, it’s still not known whether the congressman, who called Miami a “Third World country” has cancelled his trip to Miami altogether. The manager of the restaurant where Tancredo was to speak, The Rusty Pelican on Key Biscayne, said Wednesday that the owners didn’t want him to appear on Thursday in order to keep up the integrity and reputation of the business. The manager also said staff members objected to working the party where...
  • New School Students Cheer Ward Churchill Speech

    12/12/2006 8:57:24 AM PST · by Kaslin · 91 replies · 2,402+ views
    The New York Sun ^ | December12, 2006 | ANNIE KARNI
    An ethnic studies professor from the University of Colorado, Ward Churchill, received a standing ovation last night from a crowd of more than 200 New School students after blaming the 2001 World Trade Center attacks on America's support of Israel and its sanctions against Iraq in 1996. In a two-hour speech at the New School titled "Sterilizing History: The Fabrication of Innocent Americans," delivered without notes, Mr. Churchill traced what he called a pattern of mass murder as American foreign policy from the time of the country's inception to the events of September 11, 2001, which he said the country...
  • Controversial scientist predicts planetary wipeout (We're all Gonna Die!!)

    11/29/2006 7:34:31 AM PST · by Anti-Bubba182 · 86 replies · 1,689+ views
    This is London ^ | 11-28-06 | Staff
    Billions of people could be wiped out over the next century because of climate change, a leading expert said. Professor James Lovelock, who pioneered the idea of the Earth as a living organism, said as the planet heats up humans will find it increasingly hard to survive. He warned that as conditions worsen, the global population which is currently around 6.5 billion, may sink as low as 500 million. Prof Lovelock also claims that any attempts to tackle climate change will not be able to solve the problem, merely buy us time. Given the dire situation we face, he urged...
  • Searching For 'Our Alien Origins'

    11/14/2006 5:11:29 PM PST · by blam · 44 replies · 1,309+ views
    BBC ^ | 11-14-2006 | Andrew Thompson
    Searching for 'our alien origins' By Andrew Thompson BBC Horizon Dr Wickramasinghe thinks life could have originated in space In July 2001, a mysterious red rain started falling over a large area of southern India. Locals believed that it foretold the end of the world, though the official explanation was that it was desert dust that had blown over from Arabia. But one scientist in the area, Dr Godfrey Louis, was convinced there was something much more unusual going on. Not only did Dr Louis discover that there were tiny biological cells present, but because they did not appear to...
  • John Kerry Responding to Republican Distortions, Pathetic Tony Snow Diversions and Distractions

    10/31/2006 9:37:49 AM PST · by Mo1 · 493 replies · 15,171+ views
    Washington – Senator John Kerry issued the following statement in response to White House Press Secretary Tony Snow, assorted right wing nut-jobs, and right wing talk show hosts desperately distorting Kerry’s comments about President Bush to divert attention from their disastrous record: “If anyone thinks a veteran would criticize the more than 140,000 heroes serving in Iraq and not the president who got us stuck there, they're crazy. This is the classic G.O.P. playbook. I’m sick and tired of these despicable Republican attacks that always seem to come from those who never can be found to serve in war, but...
  • Backers hail 9/11 theorist's speech

    10/30/2006 7:38:55 PM PST · by neverdem · 67 replies · 1,802+ views
    Denver Post ^ | 10/29/2006 | Michael Riley
    The standing ovation has finally died down, and Steven E. Jones, a soft-spoken physics professor, finds himself pinned against the stage by some of the enthusiastic fans who packed a University of Denver auditorium over the weekend to see him. A man with a "Got truth?" T-shirt offers Jones a careful explanation for why the planes that crashed into the World Trade Center were operated by remote control. Another quizzes him about the size of the footprint of the Pentagon crash - too small, he says, for the Boeing 757 that "officially" smashed into it on Sept. 11, 2001. "Can...
  • Iran president urges West to follow God's path

    09/06/2006 4:48:24 AM PDT · by COBOL2Java · 57 replies · 907+ views
    Reuters ^ | 6 September 2006 | Parisa Hafezi
    TEHRAN (Reuters) - Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, a devout Shi'ite Muslim, urged the West on Wednesday to turn to God's path and said failure to do would ensure they faced "no good fate." Snip "Those who do not respond to the invitation (to follow God's will), as we said, will have no good fate," said Ahmadinejad, the second non-cleric to be president of the Islamic Republic. "I do not threaten anybody, but the whole universe threatens you. The current of life in the universe opposes you, as it opposes tyranny," he added. snip "The time has passed for the use...
  • Democracy is "Under Attack:" Gore

    08/27/2006 7:14:31 PM PDT · by pcottraux · 111 replies · 1,952+ views
    Yahoo! News ^ | August 27
    "Democracy is under attack": Gore Sun Aug 27, 3:50 PM ET LONDON (AFP) - Former US Vice-President Al Gore warned an audience at the Edinburgh International Television Festival that "democracy is under attack". The former presidential candidate said television networks in the world's biggest and most powerful democracies must do more to foster debate, which he said was crucial for democracy to flourish. "In my country and others around the world democracy is under attack," the 58-year-old said. Gore, who was also in Edinburgh partly to promote his film and book about climate change, both titled "An Inconvenient Truth", continued:...
  • Karr family says photo casts doubt on his guilt (No date, Karr not in photo though)

    08/22/2006 12:16:22 PM PDT · by commish · 106 replies · 3,527+ views
    Atlanta Journal Constitution ^ | 22 Aug 2006 | Mike Morris
    Day 1996 photo that they believe indicates Karr was in Atlanta when the 6-year-old girl was killed in Colorado. Gary Harris, an attorney for Karr's father, Wexford Karr, said Tuesday that the photo is of John Mark Karr's three children, along with a newborn nephew. While John Mark Karr is not actually in the photo, family members "have no recollection of him missing a Christmas until the last five years," Harris said. "They know that if his children were there, he would have been there," the attorney said. "They would have remembered it if they all had shown up and...
  • Ramsey Clark Plans 'Emergency March' to Stop Israel

    08/01/2006 5:38:29 AM PDT · by mware · 82 replies · 1,344+ views
    CNS ^ | July 28, 2006 | Alison Espach
    Ramsey Clark Plans 'Emergency March' to Stop Israel By Alison Espach CNSNews.com Correspondent July 28, 2006 (CNSNews.com) - Former U.S. Attorney General Ramsey Clark, alongside various anti-war and Muslim groups, has announced plans for a "National Emergency March on Washington" to stop what he described as U.S. funding of the "Israeli war machine." Clark claimed that U.S. funding to Israel, which is battling Hizballah terrorists in southern Lebanon, is grounds for impeaching President Bush. "If we'd acted on impeachment before now, Lebanon wouldn't be subjected to this misery," said Clark at the National Press Club Thursday. "If we fail to...
  • HEADS UP !! MIND BOGGLING IRANIAN THREAT

    07/18/2006 8:15:39 PM PDT · by FARS · 371 replies · 13,021+ views
    HEADS UP - BREAKING NEWS - IRANIAN THREAT - BREAKING ON FR . REPORTS FROM IRAN STATE: Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadi-Nejad has declared he will make an announcement on Wednesday July 19th, 2006 which: "WILL LET THE MOSLEM WORLD AROUND THE GLOBE KNOW THAT AFTER THE ANNOUNCEMENT THEY WILL NOT HAVE TO WORRY ABOUT ISRAEL'S NUCLEAR ARMS OR NUCLEAR CAPABILITY EVER AGAIN"This provides three possible scenarios: 1. Iran is about to nuke Israel. 2. Iran will declare they have nuclear capability with at least four missiles with NUCLEAR warheads (common knowledge in intelligence circles) that can easily reach all of...
  • Dean raps Bush on defense (Big Loser Alert!)

    07/17/2006 1:58:01 AM PDT · by indianrightwinger · 36 replies · 805+ views
    Democratic chairman speaks at conference By Philip J. LaVelle UNION-TRIBUNE STAFF WRITER July 16, 2006 Democratic National Committee Chairman Howard Dean accused President Bush last night of being weak on national defense and absent in the escalating violence between Israel and Hezbollah fighters in Lebanon. In remarks at San Diego State University, Dean urged activists to fan across the nation – including deep into the heart of Republican-rich “red” states – to tell voters that Bush has failed as president – including in national defense, which Republicans tout as their core strength. Advertisement “There are a lot of things we...
  • Provost review clears Barrett to teach class on Islam [U. Wisc. Hires 9/11 Conspiracy Whacko]

    07/10/2006 5:01:18 PM PDT · by Alouette · 26 replies · 792+ views
    Following a thorough review, University of Wisconsin-Madison Provost Patrick Farrell today announced that lecturer Kevin Barrett will teach, as scheduled, a class titled "Islam: Religion and Culture." Barrett's remarks regarding his theories on the events of Sept. 11 recently drew widespread attention and criticism. As a result, Farrell, along with Gary Sandefur, dean of the College of Letters and Science, and Ellen Rafferty, chair of the department of languages and cultures of Asia, met with Barrett. They reviewed his course syllabus and reading materials and examined his past teaching evaluations. "There is no question that Mr. Barrett holds personal opinions...
  • Dean: 'We're About to Enter the '60s Again'

    06/28/2006 6:22:48 AM PDT · by OB1kNOb · 236 replies · 4,046+ views
    CNSNews.com ^ | June 28, 2006 | Randy Hall
    America is about to revisit one of the most turbulent decades in its history, Democratic National Committee Chairman Howard Dean told a religious conference in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday. "We're about to enter the '60s again," Dean said, but he was not referring to the Vietnam War or racial tensions. Dean said he is looking for "the age of enlightenment led by religious figures who want to greet Americans with a moral, uplifting vision." "The problem is when we hit that '60s spot again, which I am optimistic we're about to hit, we have to make sure that we don't...
  • Wal-Mart's Firing of Catholic Pharmacist Appropriate, Judge Rules (Refused to Fill BC 'Scripts)

    06/02/2006 3:19:04 PM PDT · by Diana in Wisconsin · 22 replies · 897+ views
    JSOnline via AP ^ | June 2, 2006 | Ryan Foley
    MADISON, WI (AP) -- Wal-Mart Stores Inc. acted appropriately by firing a Catholic pharmacist who refused to interact with patients seeking birth control prescriptions, a federal judge ruled Thursday. U.S. District Judge John Shabaz dismissed a lawsuit brought by Neil Noesen, who claimed he was fired last summer at a Wal-Mart store in Onalaska, WI out of religious discrimination. The lawsuit also named Medical Staffing Network, a staffing agency that placed Noesen at the store as a temporary pharmacist. Shabaz said Wal-Mart and Medical Staffing Network accommodated Noesen's religious opposition to contraception by having other pharmacists fill prescriptions. But he...
  • RFID chips for migrant workers in the US?

    05/31/2006 10:14:18 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 17 replies · 657+ views
    The Register ^ | Wednesday 31st May 2006 | Guy Kewney
    VeriChip chairman Scott Silverman's appearance on American TV this week has raised fears of the introduction of RFID technology. According to RNIF, he "bandied about the idea of chipping foreigners on national television Tuesday". RINF said Silverman appeared to be emboldened by the Bush Administration call to know "who is in our country and why they are here". He told Fox & Friends that the VeriChip could be used to register guest workers, verify their identities as they cross the border, and "be used for enforcement purposes at the employer level". He added: "We have talked to many people in...
  • What is your opinion of 911's tower collapse

    04/29/2006 3:40:05 PM PDT · by Blogger · 107 replies · 1,358+ views
    Email ^ | April 29, 2006 | Blogger
    I received an email from a friend regarding the Trade Towers collapse. I haven't watched the entire video in the attachment as it is over an hour and I have other things for my Saturday planned. However, before I watch it, for those who have seen such 'evidence' that the towers collapsed due to controlled implosion or something like that, what is your view of the conspiracy theory. I've never seen Michael Moore's stuff (don't plan on seeing it either). I haven't delved too deeply into any of the conspiracys other than to know they exist. Am interested in hearing...
  • McKinney Speaks Again

    04/22/2006 9:37:26 PM PDT · by SuzanneC · 117 replies · 4,632+ views
    CBS46 News ^ | 4/21/2006 | CBS46 News
    Cynthia McKinney stepped in it again today during an exclusive interview granted to local Atlanta station CBS46 News.
  • Dean calls the border security top priority

    04/20/2006 11:39:54 AM PDT · by TexasCajun · 89 replies · 1,370+ views
    THE WASHINGTON TIMES ^ | April 20, 2006 | Ralph Z. Hallow
    Democratic National Committee Chairman Howard Dean yesterday called border security his party's top immigration priority for November. "The first thing we want is tough border control," he said. "We have to do a much better job on our borders than George Bush has done. And then we can go to the policy disagreements about how to get it done."
  • Mission Impossible? Tom Cruise boasts of eating placenta [New and improved, with photos!]

    04/20/2006 12:19:37 AM PDT · by familyop · 23 replies · 1,176+ views
    Xinhuanet ^ | 18APR06 | Xinhuanet
    Picured here is a fresh placenta just taken out a woman's womb. It could have been big meal for Cruise.(file photo)    BEIJING, April 18 (Xinhuanet)-- Tom Cruise boasted about eating fiancče Katie Holmes's placenta when baby Cruise is born, Cruise said in an interview.     The Mission: Impossible III actor, 43, said: "I thought that would be good. Very nutritious. I am gonna eat the cord and the placenta right there"     But when it was pointed out it would be a very big meal, he retorted: "OK. Maybe I won't."    Though some claim that eating afterbirth may help prevent post-partum depression, it won't help the mom...
  • Cruise: I'll eat placenta

    04/17/2006 8:27:36 PM PDT · by Rebelbase · 111 replies · 3,796+ views
    The Sun ^ | 4/17/06 | staff
    TOM Cruise has claimed he will eat the PLACENTA after fiancée Katie Holmes has their baby. The actor, 43 — who wants her to give birth in silence according to his Scientology cult rules — said: “I’m gonna eat the placenta, too. “I thought that would be good. Very nutritious. I’m going to eat the cord and the placenta right there.” But when a GQ magazine interviewer said it would be a big meal, Cruise replied: “OK, maybe I won’t.”
  • Clairvoyant Cruise knew of baby long ago (Has Adult sized Nuk for Katie)

    04/17/2006 9:32:10 PM PDT · by beaversmom · 11 replies · 478+ views
    Daily India ^ | April 17, 2006
    The actor, who proposed to the pregnant 27-year-old just two weeks into their romance, said he could just tell Katie was expecting. He told America's GQ magazine: "I just picked something up. I knew at that moment that she was pregnant." The 43-year-old Hollywood star has also revealed his love for the former 'Dawsons Creek' actress is stronger than his feeling for any of his exes - including former spouse Nicole Kidman who he was married to for over a decade. Tom described his fist date with Katie as "the best day of his life", adding: "She's just right for...
  • Tom Cruise: My Father Was a Bully

    04/06/2006 9:48:29 PM PDT · by Aussie Dasher · 16 replies · 483+ views
    NewsMax ^ | 7 April 2006
    WASHINGTON -- Tom Cruise says his father was abusive and that school, where he faced other bullies, was difficult, in an upcoming issue of Parade magazine. "He was a bully and a coward," the 43-year-old actor says of his father, Thomas Cruise Mapother III. "He was the kind of person where, if something goes wrong, they kick you. It was a great lesson in my life - how he'd lull you in, make you feel safe and then, bang! "For me, it was like, 'There's something wrong with this guy. Don't trust him. Be careful around him.' There's that anxiety."...
  • Dean: Democrats Offer a Bold Agenda for Real Security [The failed policies of President Bush, Bla,..

    03/31/2006 4:36:36 PM PST · by Sub-Driver · 18 replies · 383+ views
    Dean: Democrats Offer a Bold Agenda for Real Security March 31, 2006 Today, Democratic leaders across the country will join House and Senate Democrats in unveiling a comprehensive plan for providing the American people with real security. The agenda stands in stark contrast to the dangerous incompetence of the Republican leadership, which has undermined the security of the American people. Given their failed record, it’s no wonder Republicans are losing credibility on a range of issues including security and defense. In fact, according to a recent DNC poll, the Republican rhetoric is not working, as Americans want policies that are...
  • LUCIFER STRIKES AGAIN!

    03/30/2006 4:30:06 AM PST · by carolgr · 15 replies · 867+ views
    CHRISTIAN UNDERGROUND ^ | 4-01-2006 | MICHAEL WESTFALL
    Dear American Organized Labor Officials, I am “Lucifer” but you may call me “Satan”. SEE LETTERS FROM LUCIFER... http://michaelwestfall.tripod.com/index.html ... I am elated by how you use union resources to advance my issues like abortion or the destruction of the American family through your successful support for the homosexual agenda and same sex marriage. I am the beast of deception, mystification and doubletalk. I am out to exploit your families, destroy your culture, abandon your values, devastate your morality, kill your unborn, turn your children into practicing homosexuals and put America on its knees to my altar. I am lining...
  • Colo. Teacher Defends Bush-Hitler Remarks

    03/07/2006 2:43:02 PM PST · by Aussie Dasher · 102 replies · 3,669+ views
    NewsMax ^ | 8 March 2006 | Carl Limbacher
    A high school social studies teacher who was put on leave after comparing President Bush's State of the Union address to speeches made by Adolf Hitler defended his lecture on Tuesday, saying he was trying to encourage students to think. "My job as a teacher is to challenge students to think critically about issues that are affecting our world and our society," Jay Bennish said on NBC's "Today Show." Bennish is on paid leave from Overland High School in suburban Aurora, Colo., while Cherry Creek School District investigates whether his Feb. 1 lecture violated a policy requiring that balancing viewpoints...
  • Scooping the mainstream media [AP bias on Bennish story]

    03/07/2006 11:23:04 AM PST · by DeweyCA · 9 replies · 1,318+ views
    Townhall.com ^ | March 7, 2006 | Todd Manzi
    The Associated Press reached a new level of incompetence, and the "news" industry they serve doesn’t seem to care. If you want political opinion, you’ll find it in Associated Press dispatches. If you want news, you might have to read conservative opinion columns. On February 22nd, Walter Williams, a Townhall.com columnist, scooped the mainstream media. Williams reported that high school teacher Jay Bennish lectured his geography class stating: 1) "[President Bush’s State of the Union Speech] sounds a lot like the things Adolf Hitler used to say." 2) "Bush is threatening the whole planet." 3) "[The] U.S. wants to keep...
  • SAUNDERS: An MP3 player for a teacher [Bennish]

    03/07/2006 7:45:58 AM PST · by SmithL · 42 replies · 1,959+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 3/7/6 | Debra J. Saunders
    COLORADO high-school sophomore Sean Allen couldn't convince his father that his geography teacher was as over-the-top as he contended. So Allen taped one of his teacher's rants on his MP3 player. Too bad for Jay Bennish: His 20 minute lecture ended up on talk radio. As aired on Mike Rosen's show, Bennish said President Bush talks like Hitler: "I'm not saying that Bush and Hitler are exactly the same," but that the two share "eerie similarities." Peruvians and Iranians arguably have "a right to bomb North Carolina" because the state grows tobacco. On Sept. 11, 2001, al Qaeda operatives were...
  • Lauer for the Defense: Matt Asks Colorado Teacher "Were You Set Up?"

    03/07/2006 5:09:43 AM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 64 replies · 2,797+ views
    Today Show/NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    by Mark Finkelstein March 7, 2006 Turns out the real culprit in the Colorado kerfluffle over the teacher who compared Pres. Bush to Hitler is . . . the student who complained about it. Just ask Matt Lauer. Interviewing teacher Jay Bennish this morning, Lauer laid out this sympathetic scenario: Lauer: "The family here, the student's family, didn't go to the school board with this tape." Bennish: "They never contacted me." Lauer: "They shopped it around to conservative media outlets and finally released it to one and created an uproar. On the tape you can hear Sean Allen [the student...
  • Student 'starting to get crucified,' his dad says

    03/05/2006 11:42:03 AM PST · by Pikamax · 55 replies · 2,842+ views
    rockymountainnews ^ | 03/04/06 | Julie Poppen
    Student 'starting to get crucified,' his dad says By Julie Poppen, Rocky Mountain News March 4, 2006 Sean Allen's dad says he isn't handling this week's media attention and threats as well as his son. "Sean has handled this way better than his father," Jeff Allen, Sean's dad, said in an interview with Sean Hannity, syndicated talk show host with Fox News Channel's Hannity & Colmes. "To read some of these e-mails that are attacking Sean is just devastating," he said. "It looks like the tactic is to turn it around, to make it about Sean and not about the...
  • Students Walk Out Over Teacher's Suspension for Anti-Bush Comments - on Leave After Criticizing Bush

    03/02/2006 5:00:41 PM PST · by Brilliant · 66 replies · 2,095+ views
    ABC ^ | 3/2/06 | ABC
    March 2, 2006 — A Colorado school is in upheaval following the suspension of a teacher who was recorded comparing President Bush's rhetoric to that of Adolf Hitler. More than 100 students at Overland High School in Aurora, Colo., walked out of class this morning to protest the decision to put geography teacher Jay Bennish on administrative leave. The school administration made the move after a student went public with a 20-minute recording of Bennish's comments to his class. In the tape, the teacher is heard saying there were similarities between remarks Bush made in his State of the Union...