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  • Operation American Spring: Militias promise to oust Obama, Boehner on Friday

    05/15/2014 11:16:19 PM PDT · by PaulCruz2016 · 10 replies
    Russia Today ^ | 05-15-2014
    A retired United States Army colonel expects as many as 30 million like-minded individuals will descend on Washington, DC this week and demand that President Barack Obama and other members of his administration be booted from office. Those are just some of the demands that Col. Harry Riley, founder of “Operation American Spring,” said he’ll ask the Obama administration to adhere to when militia members and patriots of all sorts arrive in the nation’s capital on Friday and begin demonstrating against a government the group considers to be in violation of the principles established by the founders of the country....
  • Ethanol leading to a corn-based bubble

    06/08/2013 11:03:53 AM PDT · by Brad from Tennessee · 38 replies
    Fuel Fix ^ | June 6, 2013 | by Zain Shauk in Beaumont
    A corn-based bubble is building on the horizon, with expectations of a large oversupply of high-priced ethanol that has nowhere to go. The phenomenon is a product of environmental requirements and subsidies that are currently leading refiners to buy ethanol at record prices, according to analysis from the U.S. Energy Information Administration. Refiners and other parties that produce fuels are required by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to buy supplies of ethanol to blend with their gasoline. For each gallon of ethanol they blend into their fuel, refiners get a credit, also known as a Renewable Identification Number, or RIN....
  • President and AG Disagree on Miranda Rights for Jihadis

    02/07/2010 5:00:39 PM PST · by John Semmens · 10 replies · 463+ views
    A Semi-News/Semi-Satire from AzConservative ^ | 6 February 2010 | John Semmens
    President Barack Obama and his Attorney General Eric Holder issued conflicting statements on how captured Islamic terrorists should be treated. Holder insisted that those like the Christmas day bomber will be handled under existing criminal statutes. This includes advising them of their right to remain silent. “We cannot sacrifice the rights of the accused to the notion that the safety of innocent victims takes precedence,” Holder said. “Saving lives may seem important to some, but preserving our system of jurisprudence has got to be a higher priority.” On the other hand, President Obama asserted that “the idea that we can...
  • Children Who Get Spanked Have Lower IQs

    09/24/2009 7:16:10 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 87 replies · 2,943+ views
    LiveScience.com ^ | 9/24/09 | Jeanna Bryner
    Spanking can get kids to behave in a hurry, but new research suggests it can do more harm than good to their noggins. The study, involving hundreds of U.S. children, showed the more a child was spanked the lower his or her IQ compared with others. "All parents want smart children," said study researcher Murray Straus of the University of New Hampshire. "This research shows that avoiding spanking and correcting misbehavior in other ways can help that happen." One might ask, however, whether children who are spanked tend to come from backgrounds in which education opportunities are less or inherited...
  • An Israeli Agent's Advice and Warning

    04/10/2009 8:31:59 AM PDT · by pctech · 37 replies · 1,721+ views
    Juval Aviv
    Subject: FW: An Israeli Agent's Advice and Warning Juval Aviv was the Israeli Agent upon whom the movie "Munich" was based. He was Golda Meir's bodyguard -- she appointed him to track down and bring to justice the Palestinian terrorists who took the Israeli athletes hostage and killed them during the Munich Olympic Games. (Aviv's bio is noted at end.) He predicted the London subway bombing on the Bill O'Reilly show on Fox News stating publicly that it would happen within a week. At the time, O'Reilly laughed and mocked him saying that in a week he wanted him back...
  • (Vanity) John McCain May Drop Out by Oct 3rd Citing Health Reasons

    09/23/2008 6:37:08 PM PDT · by I got the rope · 41 replies · 247+ views
    I got the rope ^ | 23 Sep 08 | I got the rope
    Palin will name Tom Selleck for VP
  • Jewish Voters May Be Wary Of Palin

    09/03/2008 8:14:06 AM PDT · by steve-b · 193 replies · 761+ views
    Politico ^ | 9/2/08 | Ben Smith
    Barack Obama has struggled for 18 months to lock down the support of a traditionally Democratic group, Jewish voters. In the past week, John McCain may have helped Obama with his Jewish problem by choosing Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin as his running mate.... "There is almost always an inverse proportion between a candidate's popularity among conservative Christians and secular Jews," said Jeff Ballabon, a Republican lobbyist long active in Jewish politics who supports McCain. An illustration of that gap came just two weeks ago, when Palin's church, the Wasilla Bible Church, gave its pulpit over to a figure viewed with...
  • Evolution Tied To Earth Movement

    12/20/2007 8:02:48 PM PST · by blam · 16 replies · 75+ views
    Eureka Alert ^ | 12-19-2007 | M Royhan Gani
    Contact: M. Royhan Gani rgani@egi.utah.edu 801-585-3539 University of Utah Evolution tied to Earth movementGeologists say 'Wall of Africa' allowed humanity to emerge Nahid and Royhan Gani, geologists at the University of Utah's Energy and Geoscience Institute, stand on the Ethiopian Plateau near the Gorge of the Nile, which was carved by Africa's... Scientists long have focused on how climate and vegetation allowed human ancestors to evolve in Africa. Now, University of Utah geologists are calling renewed attention to the idea that ground movements formed mountains and valleys, creating environments that favored the emergence of humanity. “Tectonics [movement of Earth’s crust]...
  • Taxes trigger big drop in U.S. smoking: report

    08/10/2007 5:23:48 PM PDT · by Wheee The People · 97 replies · 1,579+ views
    reuters ^ | Aug 10, 2007 | reuters
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Higher state taxes on smoking are producing sharp declines in tobacco consumption in the United States, just as Congress considers a huge federal cigarette tax hike, USA Today reported in its Friday editions. The newspaper, conducting its own analysis of taxation and consumption figures, said the degree of decline in smoking appears to be tied directly to the size of the tax increase. For example, cigarette sales fell 18 percent in North Carolina last year after the state tax was raised in two steps to 35 cents from a 5 cents, the newspaper said. In Connecticut, per...
  • Pew Survey Finds Most Knowledgeable Americans Watch 'Daily Show' and 'Colbert'

    04/16/2007 2:57:37 PM PDT · by Karl Rand · 76 replies · 2,122+ views
    EDITOR & PUBLISHER ^ | April 15, 2007 11:30 PM ET | E&P Staff
    Pew judged the levels of knowledgeability (correct answers) among those surveyed and found that those who scored the highest were regular watchers of Comedy Central's The Daily Show and Colbert Report. They tied with regular readers of major newspapers in the top spot -- with 54% of them getting 2 out of 3 questions correct. Watchers of the Lehrer News Hour on PBS followed just behind. Virtually bringing up the rear were regular watchers of Fox News. Only 1 in 3 could answer 2 out of 3 questions correctly. Fox topped only network morning show viewers.
  • DeMint: "Romney lights up the room... like Ronald Reagan"

    02/06/2007 3:50:14 PM PST · by RightSideRedux · 59 replies · 1,056+ views
    My Man Mitt.com ^ | 2/06/07 | Justin
    Senator DeMint on Romney, Healthcare and his decision to support Mitt
  • Immigration sends GOP to defeat

    11/19/2006 3:36:23 PM PST · by Gritty · 170 replies · 2,664+ views
    Hendersonville Times-News ^ | November 19. 2006 | editorial page
    Republicans thought a revetment against a Democratic barrage could be made of anti-immigration hysteria. Demonizing immigrants, they thought, was good politics. And it was -- for the Democrats. Across the land, from border towns that face a large in-migration of illegal border crossers to ones that just indulged in nativism for the sport of it, Republicans who chose this issue as their campaign centerpiece went down to stunning defeat. Running against President Bush was a successful strategy -- if you were a Democrat and the issue was the Iraq war. Running against President Bush was a decidedly ruinous one if...
  • Are Single Mothers the 'New American Family?'

    10/04/2006 11:07:34 AM PDT · by PercivalWalks · 37 replies · 1,327+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | 10/3/06 | By Jeffery M. Leving and Glenn Sacks
    Call it the backlash against the backlash. Over the past decade, Americans have increasingly understood that the divorce revolution, fatherlessness and single parent households are harming our children. Now those who view the traditional family as disadvantageous to women are firing back, defending women who choose single motherhood and depicting fathers as superfluous. Last fall Stanford University Gender Scholar Peggy Drexler penned the highly-publicized book Raising Boys Without Men: How Maverick Moms Are Creating the Next Generation of Exceptional Men. This month Oxford Press released Wellesley College Women's Studies Professor Rosanna Hertz’s Single by Chance, Mothers by Choice: How Women...
  • Democrats launch Christian Web site

    09/06/2006 6:55:11 AM PDT · by ZGuy · 96 replies · 1,639+ views
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 9/6/6 | Frank James
    A group of Christian Democrats seeking to compete against Republicans for the vote of religious Americans has started a Web site meant to serve as a forum for like thinkers and a political tool to raise money and volunteers for Democratic candidates who share their values. The new site, FaithfulDemocrats.com, is partly the brainchild of David Wilhelm, a former Democratic National Committee chairman who also managed campaigns for Mayor Richard M. Daley and President Bill Clinton. "So the main thing was to help reframe the values debate to be beyond wedge-issue politics, beyond fear and division and more focused on...
  • Study: US mothers deserve $134,121 in salary [mothers should pay money to themselves?????]

    05/03/2006 10:24:35 AM PDT · by grundle · 127 replies · 2,684+ views
    Reuters ^ | May 3, 2006 | Ellen Wulfhorst
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A full-time stay-at-home mother would earn $134,121 a year if paid for all her work, an amount similar to a top U.S. ad executive, a marketing director or a judge, according to a study released on Wednesday. A mother who works outside the home would earn an extra $85,876 annually on top of her actual wages for the work she does at home, according to the study by Waltham, Massachusetts-based compensation experts Salary.com. To reach the projected pay figures, the survey calculated the earning power of the 10 jobs respondents said most closely comprise a mother's...
  • Abortion Law May Affect S.D. Tourism

    03/17/2006 10:58:33 PM PST · by Tim Long · 83 replies · 1,554+ views
    Associated Press ^ | Fri Mar 17, 3:20 PM ET | CHET BROKAW
    PIERRE, S.D. - The superintendent of Mount Rushmore was surprised at first when people from all over the country started calling up to express their opinion about South Dakota's ban on nearly all abortions. Some callers said they were so upset that they would never visit Mount Rushmore, South Dakota's No. 1 tourist attraction. Others said they were so thrilled that they would make a point of coming to see the chiseled faces of four U.S. presidents in the Black Hills. On further reflection, Superintendent Gerard Baker decided that the messages from far and wide made sense, because Mount Rushmore...
  • The Shot Heard Round the World (Newsweek goes after Cheney Big Time)

    02/18/2006 10:45:54 PM PST · by jmc1969 · 84 replies · 2,212+ views
    Newsweek ^ | Feb. 27, 2006 | Evan Thomas
    If, as he ponders the Threat Matrix at his daily intelligence briefing, Cheney really sees himself as a modern Achilles or Hector on the plains at Troy, he is not just being grandiose. Cheney is often lauded as that rare No. 2 who, having no political ambition for himself, can give his all to the president. But Cheney's aloofness from the ebb and flow of politics and public opinion has apparently dulled his senses in a way that is not helpful to his boss, who has been busy lately defending his administration from criticism that it was badly out of...
  • A special message from the Department of Troll Control, come and get it!

    01/12/2006 8:39:35 AM PST · by dhls · 6,335 replies · 37,707+ views
    Department of Troll Control | Another Ignorant Troll
    Fellow Americans, there comes a time every mans life when we must give up ourselves before we are worthy to recieve. There comes a time in this war on terror when in order to protect liberty, we have to give it up in the mean time for safty. That's right folks. Today, Americans have forsaken the creator for the creation and have decided that they would value our "civil liberties" than protecting western civilization and rich white people from the tender mercies of radical Islamic terrorists. Selfish liberals insist and whine that Bush has no right to spy on Americans...
  • Biden Silent on Reid Stepping Down

    01/29/2006 2:28:02 PM PST · by george76 · 232 replies · 9,393+ views
    Red State ^ | Jan 29th, 2006 | Nick Danger
    Senator Joseph Biden (D-DE) failed today to address rumors that Nevada Senator Harry Reid will step down next month as Senate Minority Leader. Reid has been stung by revelations that his political action committee (PAC) accepted more than $60,000 in contributions from Indian tribes linked to convicted lobbyist Jack Abramoff. Appearing on CNN's Late Edition, Biden avoided discussing either the Reid situation or any upcoming changes in Senate Democratic leadership. Reid is no stranger to scandal, having been the subject of a 1979 Justice Department probe into allegations that Reid — then Nevada Gaming Commission chairman — had received bribes...
  • SICK OF PEOPLE IMPOSING THEIR RELIGOUS BELIEFS ON OTHERS

    12/27/2005 10:42:05 AM PST · by proud republican woman · 569 replies · 16,623+ views
    Freeper | December 27, 2005 | Proud Republican Woman, zotted by Archpriestess Helga, Church of the Viking Kittens
    After reading all of the crap that people have been saying regarding Adult Private Social Clubs, I felt that I had to post an article and give my opinion. I am sick and tired of all the religous groups that are saying that there are drugs, prostitution, minors, non-consenting people, and just immoral people at these clubs! First of all, who do these people think they are to decide what is morally right or wrong for me? I believe that I have a good set of morals. I am a law abiding, tax paying citizen, I work full time and...
  • Alito Vote Pushed into Next Week

    01/24/2006 8:04:26 AM PST · by pabianice · 41 replies · 2,254+ views
    Fox News | 1/24/06
    Fox is reporting that the Alito floor vote in the Senate is being pushed into next week by the Dems. This is, by my count, the second or third time the Dems have broken their word re. the Alito nomination. The Libs are still seeking support for a filibuster. Fox projects a 10-8 vote for Alito in committee and a bare majority vote by the full Senate. This would, of course, givew the Dems the 41 votes they need to sustain a filibuster. No word yet in Frist's feelings about his latest tactical loss. (We definitely need new Congressional leadership).
  • Clinton looks unbeatable in re-election bid

    01/21/2006 10:16:15 PM PST · by Aussie Dasher · 54 replies · 1,379+ views
    msnbc.com ^ | 22 January 2006
    ALBANY, N.Y. - Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton remains strong for her re-election bid this year, and a majority of New York voters think she would make a fine president, a statewide poll showed Friday. New Yorkers are not nearly as well disposed to the notion of Republican Gov. George Pataki running for president, according to the poll. Pataki, who is considering a run for the White House, announced in July he would not seek a fourth, four-year term this year. The poll, from the Quinnipiac University Polling Institute, found Democrat Clinton sporting 2-1 leads over her best-known potential challengers for...
  • Michael Moore Statement on Canadian Election (barf alert)

    01/21/2006 8:02:18 AM PST · by NapkinUser · 18 replies · 566+ views
    MichaelMoore.com ^ | 01/21/2006 | Michael Moore
    Oh, Canada -- you're not really going to elect a Conservative majority on Monday, are you? That's a joke, right? I know you have a great sense of humor, and certainly a well-developed sense of irony, but this is no longer funny. Maybe it's a new form of Canadian irony -- reverse irony! OK, now I get it. First, you have the courage to stand against the war in Iraq -- and then you elect a prime minister who's for it. You declare gay people have equal rights -- and then you elect a man who says they don't. You...
  • Brokeback Mountain #1 movie at the box office

    01/20/2006 10:16:53 AM PST · by Lee_Marvin · 182 replies · 5,560+ views
    Variety ^ | Thurs., Jan. 19, 2006, 5:10pm PT | BEN FRITZ
    Jumping off a big win at the kudofest Monday and helped by an otherwise weak field, "Brokeback Mountain" garnered the impressive achievement of a solid No. 1 win at the box office Tuesday and Wednesday despite playing just 682 theaters. With about $740,000 both days, Focus' cowboy love story beat "Glory Road," which was on 2,222 playdates, by approximately $50,000 Tuesday and $100,000 Wednesday. That puts "Brokeback" in a very strong position as it expands this weekend to 1,194 playdates -- a significant boost from the 800-900 Focus was planning before the Globes victories. ... Focus has been regularly expanding...
  • Kellogg asked to end marketing junk foods to kids

    01/19/2006 4:10:03 AM PST · by SheLion · 140 replies · 1,367+ views
    yahoonews.com ^ | 1-18-06 | Brad Dorfman
    CHICAGO (Reuters) - A consumer group wants to keep Tony the Tiger from promoting sugary cereals on the SpongeBob SquarePants cartoon show or anywhere else kids are watching.   The Center for Science in the Public Interest said on Wednesday it would sue Kellogg Co., the maker of cereals such as Frosted Flakes, and Viacom Inc., which runs the Nickelodeon cable network, if the companies do not change some marketing practices aimed at children. The Center said letters had been sent to Kellogg and Viacom saying it would settle for a commitment from the companies within 30 days rather than sue....
  • 'Connectedness,' Not Spanking, Best Way to Raise Kids, Says Author

    04/12/2002 6:13:53 AM PDT · by Tumbleweed_Connection · 38 replies · 2,219+ views
    CNSNews ^ | 4/12/02 | Jason Pierce
    A new book that argues parents should avoid spanking their children and instead form emotional connections with the kids is re-igniting the debate over how best to raise children in modern-day America. One member of the American Academy of Pediatrics calls the book, A Better Childhood Without Discipline, "all theory," and insists, "Nothing could be further from the truth." San Francisco-based clinical psychologist Dr. Theron Alexander explains his theory of "connectedness" in the new book. "Where discipline can bring about only temporary obedience through the rules and threat of punishment, connectedness forms the basis for long-term results," Alexander said. "The...
  • It's Hillary presidency, Bush told

    01/16/2006 4:38:45 PM PST · by Aussie Dasher · 473 replies · 9,793+ views
    Insight ^ | 17 January 2006
    President Bush's advisers are resigned to the Democratic capture of the White House in 2008, according to senior Republican sources close to the White House. GOP sources said White House strategists have attempted to persuade Mr. Bush that Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, New York Democrat and her party’s current front-runner to be the next presidential nominee, cannot be defeated in 2008. Bush strategists said the president should instead focus on seeking to retain the Republican majority in both houses of Congress in 2006 and 2008. "There is nobody in the White House that will openly say we lost the presidency...
  • Zot alors! I am flambée.

    05/14/2005 9:35:44 AM PDT · by viva la france · 130 replies · 2,571+ views
    TWO MEN are being put on trial by the military this week because they answered their consciences. Pablo Paredes and Kevin Benderman refused to accept the lies they were told about the U.S. war on Iraq. Refused to accept the racist dehumanization of the Iraqi people. Refused to participate in the violence of the most lethal military machine in the history of the world. Refused to go to war for oil and empire in Iraq. Paredes, a third class petty officer, refused to board his Navy ship bound for the Persian Gulf, bringing 3,000 Marines to the battlefield--to kill and...
  • Beinart: Truth is, Hillary has always been a centrist

    05/10/2005 6:29:42 AM PDT · by Sen Jack S. Fogbound · 34 replies · 741+ views
    Austin American-Statesman ^ | 05/10/2005 | Peter Beinart
    COMMENTARY Beinart: Truth is, Hillary has always been a centrist Peter Beinart, SPECIAL TO THE WASHINGTON POST Advertisement Tuesday, May 10, 2005 Hillary Clinton has moved to the center in preparation for 2008. It's become a cliche — so self-evidently true that it shows up not merely in editorials but in news articles as well. One of the reasons it's so uncontroversial is that it seems innocuous, even flattering. It shows how shrewd a politician Clinton is. She knows Democrats must do better among hawkish, culturally traditional voters — so she's moving in that direction herself. But in fact the...
  • Because she’s earned it

    03/24/2005 5:04:46 AM PST · by beaureguard · 116 replies · 3,208+ views
    Townhall.com ^ | March 24, 2005 | Neal Boortz
    I signed off my talk show yesterday, stuffed unused newspaper articles in my briefcase, and headed home. As I pulled out of the studio parking garage I did what I usually do … I tuned in to see what Rush was talking about. On this particular day I had no doubt as to what the subject would be, but I wanted to hear his latest thoughts. My studio getaway was so efficient, so swift that I was on the road in time to hear Rush come out of his hourly newsbreak. Now … before I go any further, let it...
  • Google News Now Updates to Democratic Underground website as 'news'.

    05/07/2005 5:30:23 AM PDT · by gobucks · 166 replies · 3,739+ views
    Google News Search ^ | 6 May 2005 | gobucks
    Proof that Google is increasingly undergoing preferential linkages to Democrats was discovered this morning. Why is FreeRepublic not linked by Google News, but the "Democratic Underground Website" is? Just curious as to why we don't make 'news', but they do. If you do a search this morning on Google News on God Darwin Schools, you'll find 'Darwin's Lament', an utterly vapid discourse that is not worth even reading. But I have never seen Google New link to us...
  • Authorities: Runaway Bride Claimed She Had Been Sexually Assaulted

    05/06/2005 12:00:31 AM PDT · by kingattax · 12 replies · 1,007+ views
    Associated Press ^ | : May 5, 2005 | Daniel Yee
    GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) - Runaway bride Jennifer Wilbanks apologized Thursday for disappearing just before her wedding day, and insisted cryptically that her flight was prompted not by cold feet, but by "a host of compelling issues, which seemed out of control." Wilbanks, whose three-day disappearance led to a nationwide search, initially told investigators she had been abducted by a Hispanic male and white woman with a handgun, a story that quickly unraveled. Albuquerque, N.M., police said Thursday that Wilbanks also claimed she had been sexually assaulted, but recanted with the rest of her story. In a statement read by her...
  • Why America needs to be Defeated in Iraq (Liberal Supports The Beheadings Of Americans)

    05/04/2005 6:42:50 AM PDT · by Big Guy and Rusty 99 · 106 replies · 2,214+ views
    Axis of Logic ^ | May 1, 2005 | Mike Whitney
    May 1, 2005 -- The greatest moral quandary of our day is whether we, as Americans, support the Iraqi insurgency. It’s an issue that has caused anti-war Leftists the same pangs of conscience that many felt 30 years ago in their opposition to the Vietnam War. The specter of disloyalty weighs heavily on all of us, even those who’ve never been inclined to wave flags or champion the notion of American “Exceptionalism”. For myself, I can say without hesitation that I support the "insurgency", and would do so even if my only 21 year old son was serving in Iraq....
  • Emails 'hurt IQ more than pot'

    05/03/2005 6:52:04 AM PDT · by rhombus · 19 replies · 621+ views
    CNN ^ | April 22, 2005 | CNN
    LONDON, England -- Workers distracted by phone calls, e-mails and text messages suffer a greater loss of IQ than a person smoking marijuana, a British study shows. The constant interruptions reduce productivity and leave people feeling tired and lethargic, according to a survey carried out by TNS Research and commissioned by Hewlett Packard. The survey of 1,100 Britons showed: Almost two out three people check their electronic messages out of office hours and when on holiday Half of all workers respond to an e-mail within 60 minutes of receiving one One in five will break off from a business or...
  • Indian to re-invent first US president!

    05/02/2005 2:59:50 AM PDT · by CarrotAndStick · 7 replies · 927+ views
    The Times of India ^ | MONDAY, MAY 02, 2005 01:02:24 PM | The Times of India
    WASHINGTON: Indians are lucky they know how Mahatma Gandhi looked. There have plenty of footage showing him walking briskly on spindly legs and joking cheerfully with a toothless grin. Americans aren't that lucky. The father of their nation pre-dated the moving picture by a century. Even Abraham Lincoln missed the cut. Now an Indian-American computer scientist is going to help them figure that out. Karnal-born Dr. Anshuman Razdan, director of the Partnership for Research and Spatial Modeling (PRISM) and professor of computer science at Arizona State University, will give George Washington a "virtual makeover" using 3D computer modeling. Dr Razdan...
  • Frank Perdue Dies at 84 After Illness

    04/01/2005 6:35:58 AM PST · by billorites · 50 replies · 1,934+ views
    WTOP ^ | April 1, 2005
    SALISBURY, Md. (AP) - Frank Perdue, who built a backyard egg business into one of the nation's largest poultry processors using the folksy slogan, "It takes a tough man to make a tender chicken," has died, the company said Friday. He died after a brief illness at the age of 84. At the time of his death, Perdue was chairman of the executive committee of the board of directors of Perdue Farms Inc., headquartered in Salisbury. Perdue turned over the day-to-day responsibilities of running the company over to his son, Jim Perdue, in 1991. In 1971, Perdue became his company's...
  • 63% in Florida oppose government intervention in Schiavo case

    03/26/2005 7:15:20 AM PST · by Drango · 347 replies · 4,696+ views
    Sun Sentinel ^ | March 26 2005 | Rafael Lorente
    WASHINGTON -- By a margin of almost 2-to-1, likely Florida voters feel strongly that Congress and President Bush should have stayed out of the battle over Terri Schiavo's fate, according to a new poll conducted this week for the South Florida Sun-Sentinel and Florida Times-Union.
  • Growing GOP Dissent on Iraq

    04/08/2004 1:41:59 AM PDT · by DayTripper · 32 replies · 446+ views
    cbsnews.com ^ | April 7, 2004 | David Paul Kuhn
    President Bush is facing increasing dissent among leading conservative politicians and pundits in the face of mounting U.S. casualties in Iraq. The war has become the long slog that some Republicans feared. Since Sunday, 32 Americans have been killed in fighting across Iraq. American body bags are on the front page of major U.S. newspapers. The Washington Post and The New York Times brandished images of charred U.S. civilian remains last week. The networks are leading their nightly news broadcasts with stories of dead Americans. "If we have two or three more weeks of this you are going to start...
  • Totalitarianism Nears (US=Nazi Germany, Moral-Equivalency BARF ALERT!)

    01/03/2003 1:08:16 PM PST · by MikalM · 48 replies · 3,354+ views
    Roanoke.com ^ | 1/3/03 | Glen T. Martin
    Thursday, January 02, 2003 Totalitarianism nears Without protest, Americans are giving up freedom By GLEN T. MARTIN    IN NAZI Germany at this time of year, people freely shopped in large department stores for gifts for family and friends. The streets were full of traffic. It was "business as usual" for most of the citizens. While in the colonial states conquered by the Nazis, and in the concentrations camps for Jews, gays and communists, life was a living nightmare of dehumanization and human-rights violations.     In the United States today, people freely shop in large department stores for gifts, and the...