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  • Chief Justice Roberts Is A Genius

    06/28/2012 1:43:28 PM PDT · by Whenifhow · 121 replies
    http://whitehouse12.com ^ | 6.28.12 | I.M. Citizen
    Before you look to do harm to Chief Justice Roberts or his family, it’s important that you think carefully about the meaning – the true nature — of his ruling on Obama-care. The Left will shout that they won, that Obama-care was upheld and all the rest. Let them. It will be a short-lived celebration. Here’s what really occurred — payback. Yes, payback for Obama’s numerous, ill-advised and childish insults directed toward SCOTUS. Chief Justice Roberts actually ruled the mandate, relative to the commerce clause, was unconstitutional. That’s how the Democrats got Obama-care going in the first place. This is...
  • Karzai Admits Receiving 'Bags of Money' From Iran (Way to lose a war Obama!)

    10/25/2010 3:34:34 AM PDT · by tobyhill · 17 replies
    Fox News ^ | 10/25/2010 | fox news
    Afghan President Hamid Karzai confirmed Monday that his office has received "bags of money" from Iran, but insisted the payment was transparent and a form of aid from a friendly country. The New York Times reported Saturday that Karzai's chief of staff, Umar Daudzai, has been receiving regular cash payments from Iran, which is trying to expand its influence in the presidential palace in Kabul. Cash payments "are done by various friendly countries to help the presidential office and to help the expenses," Karzai said at a news conference in Kabul, according to the AFP news agency. "The government of...
  • Marines deny losing Iraq's biggest province

    09/12/2006 7:07:59 AM PDT · by presidio9 · 44 replies · 1,730+ views
    Reuters ^ | 09/12/06
    The commander of the U.S. Marine force in Iraq on Tuesday denied his troops had lost control of the vast province they patrol, after newspapers reported his intelligence chief had written a bleak report. A division led by U.S. Marines has faced some of the highest casualty rates in Iraq patrolling the vast western desert of Anbar, Iraq's biggest province and a center of the Sunni insurgency. The Washington Post reported that officials who have seen a study by the Marines' top intelligence officer in Iraq say he described the situation in the province as lost. Iraq's Shi'ite-led government holds...
  • Hope waits - Lawsuit over cocker spaniel underscores Katrina rescue problems.

    09/03/2006 12:07:16 PM PDT · by kennedy · 86 replies · 2,325+ views
    Austin American Statesman ^ | September 03, 2006 | Eric Dexheimer
    Tiffany Madura keeps Hope inside. The chubby black cocker spaniel enthusiastically defends her oversized chew toy and flops onto a dog bed in the living room. But the two-acre fenced yard outside the Austin ranch-style house is off-limits for playtime. "I'm afraid someone might take her away," Madura says nervously. That someone would be Shalanda Augillard, who is working as hard as she can to pry Hope from Madura. When the dog lived with her just outside of New Orleans, she claims, its name was Jazz. "There is not one ounce of doubt in my mind that this is the...
  • Giant Snapple project floods New York square

    06/23/2005 6:05:15 AM PDT · by Zunt Toad · 62 replies · 1,446+ views
    CBC Canada ^ | June 23, 2005 | Staff
    An attempt to erect a 16-tonne ice pop in a New York square [Union Square] froze traffic and created a sticky situation for the company behind the stunt. The soft-drink maker Snapple tried to get into the Guinness World Records book by installing the 7½-metre confection in downtown Manhattan on Tuesday. As a construction crane began to haul it upright, a pink tide of kiwi-strawberry-flavoured fluid spread across Union Square. The slush forced pedestrians to flee for higher ground. Firefighters closed off several roads, fearing that vehicles and bicycles could slip. "What was unsettling was that the fluid just kept...