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  • Futsal wizard shows off dizzying move

    12/21/2013 8:10:13 PM PST · by albasun · 15 replies
    albasun portal ^ | 21.12.2013 | albasun
    Futsal wizard shows off dizzying moves in Belgian match. His name is Ismael. Ismael Hamdaoui. Ismael "The Hitman" Hamdaoui can do things with the ball that human eyes can barely comprehend. The kind of stuff that requires repeat viewing in slow motion to fully appreciate what's happening. In a recent Belgian futsal match, he punished his opponents with these skills, giving them little chance to fight back. read more and video here
  • Pay no attention to man behind the curtain

    05/11/2013 6:50:29 AM PDT · by rktman · 6 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | 5/11/2013 | Patrice Lewis
    Always, always, when I think things can’t get any loonier, they do. On May 5, President Obama gave the commencement speech at Ohio State University and actually said the following (emphasis added):
  • Our Marxist Wizard of Oz

    12/15/2011 7:30:30 AM PST · by FatherofFive · 26 replies
    American Spectator ^ | 12.14.11 | Peter Ferrara
    His mother was an unabashed hippie from 1960s central casting. His father was an openly avowed Communist from Kenya. While his father wasn't around much, his devoutly progressive grandparents arranged for him to be mentored during his adolescent years by a dues paying member of the U.S. Communist Party, Frank Marshall Davis. When he went to college, he was attracted to the Marxist professors and student activists, according to his own published memoirs. When he graduated, he moved to Chicago and became an instructor for the left-wing extremist organization ACORN in the social manipulation methods of radical Marxist agitator Saul...
  • David Gregory: No "Grand Wizard" In GOP To Force Cain Out

    11/09/2011 6:58:18 AM PST · by AT7Saluki · 68 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | 11/9/11 | RCP staff
    <p>Ann Curry, NBC News: "He's not stepping down, continuing to suck the air out of the narrative the Republican party really wants to tell. Does the party now wish he would just go away?"</p> <p>David Gregory, NBC News: "Well there is no, you know, Grand Wizard in the party right now who can really force the issue.</p>
  • USA Today Op-Ed: ‘Obama Is...Wizard of All Things to All People and Master of Warm Healing’

    02/13/2011 9:03:13 AM PST · by Nachum · 49 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | 2/12/2011 | Brent Baker
    Friday’s USA Today featured an op-ed, “Centrist Obama mustn't sacrifice too much,” from Rich Benjamin, a Senior Fellow at something called “Demos,” who admitted he remains “besotted by President Obama” as he gushed: Obama is...rebooting his operation to what he knows best: wizard of all things to all people and master of warm healing. He is acting as a multi-hued, but blank, canvas upon which a swath of Americans can project its diverse hopes and dreams. President Barack Tabla Rasa. Benjamin, author of Searching for Whitopia: An Improbable Journey to the Heart of White America (I never heard of it...
  • Warner Bros Wants Zemeckis For 'Wizard Of Oz' Remake Based On Original MGM Script

    11/17/2010 5:28:25 AM PST · by Red Badger · 72 replies ^ | Tuesday November 16, 2010 @ 6:59pm EST | By MIKE FLEMING
    Whenever you remake a revered Hollywood film, there’s bound to be controversy, but going right to the original material is certainly an interesting approach. Warner Bros is in early talks with Robert Zemeckis to direct a live-action remake of the The Wizard of Oz and plans to use the original script from the 1939 classic. Warner Bros owns the screenplay because Ted Turner bought it along with the MGM library before Warner Bros bought Turner’s empire. This latest Oz twist comes as Disney is trying very hard to mount The Great And Powerful Oz. Sam Raimi is developing that film...
  • A peek aboard 'Deadliest Catch' boat the Wizard

    09/09/2010 4:03:36 PM PDT · by Pyro7480 · 14 replies
    Seattle PI ^ | September 2010 | Amy Rolph
    There's a television star moored at a dock in Ballard, but not for much longer. Later this month, the Wizard will sail back to Dutch Harbor, Alaska. The crab-fishing boat, one of five featured on the Discovery Channel show "Deadliest Catch," spends its springs and summers in Seattle. It spends autumn and winter on the Bering Sea while crew members pull pots of crabs up from the ocean floor. The Wizard's fishing season has been documented by camera crews for several years, but television can't quite capture what it's like to be aboard the 65-year-old vessel. There's nothing like diesel...
  • Obama says economy not growing fast enough (there's no "magic bullet" that will fix its problems)

    08/29/2010 6:05:35 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 161 replies
    Reuters on Yahoo ^ | 8/29/10 | Caren Bohan
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama said on Sunday the U.S. economy was expanding but not at a robust enough pace and there was no "magic bullet" that will fix its problems. Obama said in an NBC interview that the batch of grim economic data over the past few weeks was something his administration had anticipated. ... "The economy is still growing, but it's not growing as fast as it needs to," Obama told NBC in the interview in New Orleans, where he stopped after a vacation on the Massachusetts island of Martha's Vineyard. Obama faces a dilemma in trying...
  • North Carolina MS-13 Gang Member Convicted of Racketeering Charges Related to Murder...

    04/29/2010 5:39:47 PM PDT · by Cindy · 4 replies · 324+ views
    Note: The following text is a quote: North Carolina MS-13 Gang Member Convicted of Racketeering Charges Related to Murder; First MS-13 Member Sentenced to Death Defendant Shot and Killed Two Brothers in December 2007 in Guilford County, N.C. WASHINGTON—A 12-person federal jury in Charlotte, N.C., today voted unanimously to impose the death penalty against Alejandro Enrique Ramirez Umana, aka “Wizard,” 25. Umana was convicted by the same jury on April 19, 2010, for the murders of Ruben Garcia Salinas and his brother, Manuel Garcia Salinas, on Dec. 8, 2007, in Guilford County, N.C. The jury also found that Umana was...
  • Vanity: Surfing Glitch Needs Computer Wizard

    12/27/2009 1:52:46 PM PST · by WestwardHo · 28 replies · 962+ views
    Home PC, Vista, Windows, Comodo, Malwarebytes. Everything seems clean and fast. Problem: Example: Homepage opens, go to Fox, go to Drudge, go to Free Republic, etc. Here's the problem, and because it's more and more frequent, and yet random, I can't figure it out. If I'm at one of those sites and try to go to an external site, retrace my steps, or even open a post, it won't open and begins to "time out" forever. I had the same problem with AVG before switching to Comodo, which I love! (My son showed me how to clean the registry and...
  • Politics

    10/14/2009 9:27:59 PM PDT · by stolinsky · 201+ views ^ | 10-15-09 | stolinsky
    Obama is called “the one,” or is it “the One”? Minister Farrakhan refers to him as “the Messiah.” The Great and Powerful Oz never went that far. He pretended to be a wizard, but he never deceived himself that he actually was one. He never debased the currency, thereby stealing everyone’s savings. He never ran up huge deficits, thereby soaking up credit that businesses could have used to finance a recovery. He never sought to make life-and-death decisions for all the people of Oz. He was an amusing charlatan with little power, not a boundless narcissist with great power.
  • Clarence Swensen

    03/02/2009 3:15:58 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 4 replies · 387+ views
    AP ^ | March 1, 2009
    PFLUGERVILLE, Texas - Clarence Swensen, who played a Munchkin soldier in the 1939 classic “The Wizard of Oz,” has died. He was 91. Mr. Swensen died Wednesday, a funeral home in Pflugerville confirmed. He had being in poor health since suffering a stroke in 2005, the Austin American-Statesman reported.
  • Stock Market Gains 300 pts in the Last Hour of Trading

    02/12/2009 1:07:30 PM PST · by central_va · 63 replies · 2,558+ views
    DOW ^ | 2/12/2009 | Self
  • Politician Caught Up in Vampire Rumors

    01/10/2003 7:42:20 AM PST · by Happy Valley Dude · 83 replies · 766+ views
    Reuters ^ | 1-10-2003
    BLANTYRE, Malawi (Reuters) - Hundreds of angry Malawians hounded a senior political figure from his house and stoned him late Wednesday, accusing him of harboring vampires. Blantire Urban Governor Eric Chiwaya, a member of the ruling United Democratic Front, was the latest victim of a bizarre rumor that the country's government is colluding with vampires to collect human blood for international aid agencies. Bearing severe cuts to his face and body, he told Reuters from his hospital bed that a crowd had hailed him with stones and other missiles, chanting "vampire" and threatening to kill him. Chiwaya said he knew...
  • Fix for "Wizard Was Interrupted Before [program name] could be installed" (XP Home Edition)

    07/21/2008 2:34:03 PM PDT · by Winged Hussar · 7 replies · 226+ views
    The Husaria: For Our Freedom and Yours ^ | 7/20/08 | Winged Hussar 1683
    The solution to what is apparently a common problem ("Wizard Was Interrupted Before [program name] could be installed") seems to involve "Impersonate a client after authentication" The following worked for us, although we are not computer professionals and results are not guaranteed. You need ntrights.exe (downloadable from Microsoft as part of the Windows tools resource kit). ntrights.exe -u ADMINISTRATOR +r SeImpersonatePrivilege ntrights.exe -u ADMINISTRATORS +r SeImpersonatePrivilege ntrights.exe -u Everyone +r SeImpersonatePrivilege You must restart your computer for the changes to take effect. Then the installation should work. (We don’t know which of the above three did it, we enabled all...
  • Sen. Byrd of West Virginia hospitalized

    02/26/2008 6:40:53 PM PST · by melt · 12 replies · 131+ views
    AP via ^ | 2/26/08 | AP
    Doctors checking for broken bones after 90-year-old falls at homeWASHINGTON - Sen. Robert Byrd of West Virginia was hospitalized Tuesday at Walter Reed Army Medical Center after complaining of back pain after a fall at his home, his spokesman said. Byrd, 90, the Democratic chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee and the nation’s longest-serving senator, was staying in the hospital overnight for observation, said spokesman Jesse Jacobs. It was not immediately clear whether he had suffered broken bones. Jacobs said Byrd fell at his Virginia home Monday night. He came to his office Tuesday and was on the Senate floor...
  • The Milky Way’s Pinball Wizard

    03/06/2007 10:21:46 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 5 replies · 316+ views ^ | 3/6/07 | Jeanna Bryner
    In a cosmic game of pinball, black holes fling high-energy protons into space, where they zigzag around at near light-speeds before smashing into low-energy protons, finds a new study. Then the collisions send bursts of gamma rays flying out from the center of our galaxy, which explains for the first time the mechanism for the high-energy jets first spotted in 2004. This proton-slinging could explain more than this cataclysmic light show deep in our galaxy. The scientists suggest other black holes in the universe could rely on the pinball mechanism to produce enormous jets of light. “Our galaxy's central supermassive...
  • Dorothy's Ruby Slippers Stolen From Museum

    08/30/2005 7:48:16 PM PDT · by Last Dakotan · 16 replies · 581+ views
    Foxnews ^ | August 29, 2005 | AP
    GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. — A pair of ruby slippers worn by Judy Garland in "The Wizard of Oz" and insured for $1 million is missing from a Grand Rapids museum. Police Chief Leigh Serfling said the slippers were stolen late Saturday or early Sunday
  • Harry Potter and the realm of big government

    08/17/2005 1:10:26 PM PDT · by T-Bird45 · 52 replies · 2,693+ views
    NH Union Leader ^ | 8/17/05 | FERGUS CULLEN
    I'll admit to liking the Harry Potter books, but I can't suspend disbelief any longer. The kid lives in the realm of big government, and it's interfering with my enjoyment of the Half-Blood Prince. Consider these facts about life in the wizarding world: Huge government bureaucracies: Every time another department within the Ministry of Magic is mentioned, I wonder if the real threat to Harry's liberty is Voldemort or the Leviathan government, which has a branch overseeing all aspects of wizard daily life. There's the Improper Use of Magic Office, the Department of Magical Accidents and Catastrophes, even the Department...
  • N.C. Hearing Opens on 1979 Klan Killings (imperial wizard set to speak Saturday)

    07/15/2005 8:44:05 PM PDT · by Libloather · 29 replies · 928+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | 7/15/05 | TIM WHITMIRE
    N.C. Hearing Opens on 1979 Klan Killings By TIM WHITMIRE, Associated Press Writer 32 minutes ago Signe Waller, right, is comforted by Cory Wechler, a friend, on stage as she reads her prepared statement, Friday, July 15, 2005, during the public hearing of the Greensboro Truth and Reconciliation Commission in Greensboro, N.C. Waller was at the November 3, 1979 anti-Ku Klux Klan rally when a violent confrontation between Communist Workers Party members and the Ku Klux at Morningside Homes in Greensboro, left five CWP members dead, including her husband Dr. Jim Waller. (AP Photo/Lynn Hey) GREENSBORO, N.C. - The widow...