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  • CBS's 'Medium' Present A Sheriff Joe Arpaio-Like Character As Rapist-Murderer

    10/21/2010 7:56:49 AM PDT · by Mobile Vulgus · 16 replies
    Publius Forum ^ | 10/21/10 | Warner Todd Huston
    On October 15, the Whodunnit/Psychic series "Medium," which is set in Phoenix, Arizona, featured a character obviously based on tough-on-crime, real-life Sheriff Joe Arpaio. But instead of presenting him as a tough, but serious lawman, this TV show depicted its Arpaio-like character as a rapist of teen girls as well as a murderer. I guess CBS couldn't possibly present its Sheriff Arpaio-styled character as a good man. Their Arpaio-like character had to be seen as a sicko, rapist, and murderer. It is just another example of how Hollywood and the TV industry can't stand it that there are real men...
  • Mumbai-style terror plot revealed in Europe (Yahoo News headline)

    09/29/2010 7:37:29 AM PDT · by Kartographer · 9 replies
    AFP/YahooNews ^ | 9/29/10 | Alice Ritchie
    Western intelligence agencies have uncovered an Al-Qaeda plot to launch attacks in Britain, France and Germany by extremists based in Pakistan, security sources and media reports said Wednesday. "The threat is very real," a European-based security official told AFP, after British and US media reported that militants were planning simultaneous strikes in London and major cities in France and Germany. The official, speaking on condition of anonymity, confirmed that France and Britain had been targeted in the threat, which first came to light last month. Orders have been given at the highest level of Al-Qaeda to punish Europe, and France...
  • In a new ad, Fiorina seeks to make Boxer's 'Ma'am' moment famous

    09/23/2010 10:51:10 AM PDT · by BradtotheBone · 28 replies
    La Times ^ | September 23, 2010
    In a political season when many voters have shown contempt for incumbent leaders in Washington who they view as out of touch, Republican Senate candidate Carly Fiorina is launching a new television ad that portrays her opponent as an arrogant politician caught up in the trappings of power. A week after her rival, Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer, aired spots attacking her tenure as chief executive of Hewlett-Packard, Fiorina’s first general election ad uses campaign footage from a well-known exchange between Boxer and Army Corps of Engineers Brig. Gen. Michael Walsh at a hearing more than a year ago of the...
  • Los Angeles School Named After Al Gore Built on Toxic Site

    09/07/2010 11:31:32 AM PDT · by topher · 20 replies ^ | September 7, 2010
    In an honor that could be misinterpreted as a slap in the face, a Los Angeles school district has named a new academy after Al Gore -- the only problem is the school was built on toxic soil. The Los Angeles Times reports that crews worked up to the Labor Day weekend to try to clean up the Carson-Gore Academy of Environmental Sciences in the run-up to its Sept. 13 opening. The $75.5 million facility was named after Gore, who has made bringing awareness to climate change a personal cause since leaving office, and environmental author Rachel Carson. The former...
  • Obama: “They Talk About Me Like I’m A Dog!”

    09/07/2010 6:38:06 AM PDT · by Brittany Pounders · 86 replies ^ | September 7, 2010 | Brittany Pounders
    Today, Obama steered slightly away from his teleprompter. An occassion rare enough to warrant a breaking news moment. However, he used the moment to lament his feelings saying, regarding the GOP: “I wanted to be stronger than it was before. And over the past two years, that’s meant taking on some powerful interests. Some powerful interests that have been setting the agenda in Washington for a long time, and they’re not always happy with me. They talk about me like a dog. That’s not in my prepared remarks, but it’s true.” Please…I wouldn’t say something so insulting to my dog....
  • James lee Killed Shot Dead discovery channel hostage

    09/02/2010 6:47:51 AM PDT · by yokami · 34 replies
    newsvideo ^ | 2nd sep, 2010 | Yoka
    James Lee, was killed by police discovery channel hostage
  • NH teen who zapped nipples during shop class sues

    09/01/2010 7:23:18 AM PDT · by fungoking · 39 replies · 1+ views
    The Chron ^ | 8/31/2010 | ap
    DOVER, N.H. — A New Hampshire high school student shocked so severely in shop class that his heart stopped beating is suing his teacher, the school district and the city of Dover. Kyle Dubois and his parents claim teacher Thomas Kelley did not warn Dubois and other students of the dangers of the electrical demonstration cords in their electrical trades class. On March 11, Dubois attached an electrical clamp to one nipple while another student attached another clamp to the other. A third student plugged in the cord. Dubois was critically injured. The New Hampshire Union Leader says Dubois' suit...
  • LDS Bishop shot to death in California Church

    08/30/2010 6:33:31 AM PDT · by Jenny Hatch · 531 replies · 2+ views
    Salt Lake Tribune ^ | August 29th, 2010 | Associated Press
    Visalia, Calif. • A Mormon church official was shot dead between services on Sunday, and less than an hour later, the man suspected of the crime also died after a shootout with police. Clay Sannar, 42, a lay bishop with the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Visalia, southeast of Fresno, died after being shot in his office, said Visalia police chief Colleen Mestas. Soon after the first shooting, a caller identified himself to police as the shooter. Police responded, and there was a confrontation with several shots exchanged, said Mestas. The suspect was hit multiple times. He...
  • Protester Hits Sen. Carl Levin With Pie As the Democrat Met With His Constituents

    08/17/2010 8:37:15 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 14 replies
    CNS ^ | August 17, 2010 | AP Staff
    Big Rapids, Mich. (AP) - A woman identified as an anti-war protester hit U.S. Sen. Carl Levin in the face with an apple pie during the Armed Services Committee chairman's meeting with constituents in northern Michigan, authorities said Monday. The senator took a question near the end of the Monday morning meeting in Big Rapids from a man who said he was a student, Levin's office said in a news release. The man read a long statement, then a woman came up and hit Levin with a pie. Big Rapids police arrested Ahlam M. Mohsen, 22, of Coldwater on a...
  • Chicago Congresswoman Brings Her Thugs To Townhall Meeting

    08/17/2010 6:42:21 AM PDT · by Brittany Pounders · 19 replies ^ | August 17, 2010 | Brittany Pounders
    If this wasn’t so serious, it would almost be funny. Illinois Congresswoman, Melissa Bean, hosted a public townhall meeting and brought her own thugs to act as the “Question Police.” Each time someone persistently asked a question, a large bald man would make his way across the room and stand threateningly over the person asking the question. Repeatedly the Congresswoman and her thugs insisted the cameras be turned off in the room- I’m sure to prevent exactly this reaction from the public. I’m so thrilled that her constituents in the audience refused to back down but I’d like to know...
  • Angry JetBlue Flight Attendant Flees Plane at JFK Airport via Emergency Slide

    08/10/2010 11:28:28 AM PDT · by FeliciaCat · 52 replies
    abc ^ | 8/9/2010 | SCOTT MAYEROWITZ
    A frustrated JetBlue flight attendant allegedly fled his plane via emergency chute -- beer in hand -- after getting into a fight with a passenger and then cursing out the entire cabin over a loudspeaker. The JetBlue flight from Pittsburgh arrived at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport shortly after noon. As the plane was taxiing to the gate, one of the passengers apparently got out of his seat to grab a bag from an overhead compartment. The flight attendant walked over to tell him he had to sit down. The two reportedly got into an argument and somehow...
  • Jeb Bush Says No to 2012 Run

    07/28/2010 6:15:21 AM PDT · by curth · 77 replies · 6+ views
    Wall Street Journal ^ | July 27, 2010 | By Peter Wallsten
    Many Republicans are still searching for that ideal 2012 presidential candidate – someone who can fire up both the fiscal and social conservative wings of the GOP while luring swing voters. And, in recent months, the chatter has often turned to former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush. Bush apparently sought to quiet the murmurs today, telling a Kentucky TV reporter that he isn’t running. Bush has said that since leaving office in January 2007 that he would focus on making money and advocating for education reforms, which were a centerpiece of his tenure as governor. Even as polls show that he...
  • Rep. Barney Frank Causes Scene Demanding Discount

    07/28/2010 4:17:19 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 48 replies · 2+ views ^ | July 28, 2010 | Biggirl
    Massachusetts Congressman Barney Frank caused a scene when he demanded a $1 senior discount on his ferry fare to Fire Island's popular gay haunt, The Pines, last Friday. Frank was turned down by ticket clerks at the dock in Sayville because he didn't have the required Suffolk County Senior Citizens ID.
  • Biden says Dems will 'shock' everyone in midterms ("The Chadster" speaks)

    07/19/2010 8:03:50 AM PDT · by Liz · 36 replies
    Copyright AFP ^ | 7/18/10 |
    VP Biden brushed aside suggestions that Dems will suffer big midterm losses, vowing that the party will "shock the heck out of everybody." On ABC News' "This Week," Biden dismissed prevailing wisdom that Democrats, 17 months into Obama's transformative presidency, would suffer at the hands of salivating Republicans. Biden said he was "confident when people look at what has happened since we've taken office we're going to be in great shape." Copyright AFP 2008, AFP stories and photos shall not be published, broadcast, rewritten for broadcast or publication or redistributed directly or indirectly in any medium.
  • EXCLUSIVE: Number of Afghans Gone AWOL in U.S. Reaches 46

    07/07/2010 11:22:49 AM PDT · by Nachum · 50 replies
    fox news ^ | 7/7/10 | Jana Winter
    LACKLAND AIR FORCE BASE, Texas -- A be-on-the-lookout alert issued last month for 17 Afghan military men who walked away from an Air Force base in Texas has turned out to be just the tip of the iceberg. No fewer than 46 members of the Afghan military have gone absent without leave from the Defense Language Institute’s English Language Center at Lackland Air Force Base in recent years, has learned. From a series of interviews with civilians and military personnel conducted over the course of a week, and according to documents obtained from a variety of sources, has...
  • NASA's 'foremost' mission to improve 'relations with Muslim world'... (Outrageous!)

    07/07/2010 6:49:58 AM PDT · by yoe · 14 replies
    Fox News ^ | July5, 2010 | Staff
    NASA Administrator Charles Bolden said in a recent interview that his "foremost" mission as the head of America's space exploration agency is to improve relations with the Muslim world. Though international diplomacy would seem well outside NASA's orbit, Bolden said in an interview with Al Jazeera that strengthening those ties was among the top tasks President Obama assigned him. He said better interaction with the Muslim world would ultimately advance space travel. "When I became the NASA administrator -- or before I became the NASA administrator -- he charged me with three things. One was he wanted me to help...
  • Bad News For Obama: Conservative Justice Kennedy Tells Pals He's In No Rush To Leave Supreme Court

    07/07/2010 4:23:07 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 6 replies ^ | July 7, 2010 | Thomas M. Defrank
    WASHINGTON - President Obama may get liberal Elena Kagan on the Supreme Court, but conservative swing-voter Anthony Kennedy says he's not going anywhere anytime soon. Justice Kennedy, who turns 74 this month, has told relatives and friends he plans to stay on the high court for at least three more years - through the end of Obama's first term, sources said.
  • MSNBC Host Admits To Parroting White House Talking Points!

    06/22/2010 9:08:04 AM PDT · by iloveamerica1980 · 23 replies
    Dittos Rush! ^ | 6-22-10 | James
    MSNBC host Mika Brzezinski admitted on air this morning that she was repeating White House talking points she had been advised to include in the channel's news programming regarding the ongoing BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. The Morning Joe co-host was repeatedly seen looking down and carefully studying written notes as she engaged in a debate with former GE CEO Jack Welch, an outspoken critic of the government's reaction to the disaster. In response to each portion of Welch's analysis, Brzezinski poured over the notes and read allowed from the script in front of her, defending the...
  • Anger as white U.S. policeman filmed punching black girl, 17, in the face

    06/16/2010 9:54:20 AM PDT · by Niuhuru · 162 replies · 2,609+ views
    Daily Mail ^ | updated at 4:14 PM on 16th June 2010 | By Paul Thompson
    This is the moment a white American police officer punches a teenage black girl in the face after a dispute about how she and her friend crossed the road. Video footage of Officer Ian Walsh lashing out at the 17-year-old in Seattle has shocked the U.S. The teenager reels backwards in shock from the blow before clutching her face while a bystander can be heard asking: ‘Are you serious?’ Police arrested the girl, Angel Rosenthal, and her friend, 19-year-old Marilyn Ellen Levias, both of whom have criminal records. Seattle Police chiefs have launched an investigation into the alleged assault after...
  • Prince Charles Urges Environmentalists,"Follow The Islamic Way To Save The World"

    06/10/2010 2:22:56 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 75 replies · 1,296+ views ^ | June 10, 2010 | Rebecca English
    Prince Charles yesterday urged the world to follow Islamic 'spiritual principles' in order to protect the environment. In an hour-long speech, the heir to the throne argued that man's destruction of the world was contrary to the scriptures of all religions - but particularly those of Islam. He said the current 'division' between man and nature had been caused not just by industrialisation, but also by our attitude to the environment - which goes against the grain of 'sacred traditions'.
  • Obama, Pressed to Get Tough on Oil Spill, Talks About ‘Kicking Ass’

    06/08/2010 4:22:14 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 50 replies · 89+ views
    CNS News ^ | 6/8/2010 | Tom Raum
    Washington (AP) - President Barack Obama says his talks with Gulf fishermen and oil spill experts are not an academic exercise. They're "so I know whose ass to kick." One target for the presidential foot: Tony Hayward, the embattled chief executive of BP. Obama was asked by Matt Lauer of NBC's "Today" about Hayward's past comments that "I want my life back," that the Gulf was "a big ocean" and that "the environmental impact of this disaster is likely to be very, very modest." "He wouldn't be working for me after any of those statements," Obama said, according to excerpts...
  • Paul McCartney - A Reprobate Visits the White House

    06/03/2010 7:48:44 PM PDT · by The Ignorant Fisherman · 55 replies · 943+ views
    Yesterday at the White House, Paul McCartney received the Library of Congress Gershwin Award for Popular Music and performed in the East Room. During his acceptance speech, Mr. McCartney managed to throw in a dig and slander former president George W. Bush. McCartney stated, "After the last eight years, it's great to have a president who knows what a library is." Who is this foreign reprobate to come to our country and slander one of our ex-presidents! This act is the height of arrogance and disrespect. It is quite remarkable that Mr. McCartney was surrounded by the Music Industry’s finest...
  • 7 Republicans . . . Ask AG Holder to Appoint Special Prosecutor (Sestak Job Offer)

    05/27/2010 7:18:41 AM PDT · by libstripper · 21 replies · 528+ views
    ABC News ^ | May 26, 2010 | Jake Tapper
    "Exclusive: All 7 Republicans on Senate Judiciary Committee Ask AG Holder to Appoint Special Prosecutor to Look Into Alleged Sestak Job Offer" In a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder today, all seven Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee "urge the appointment of a special prosecutor to investigate Congressman Joe Sestak's claim that a White House official offered him a job to induce him to exit the Pennsylvania Senate primary race against Senator Arlen Specter." The seven – Sens. Jeff Sessions of Alabama, Orrin Hatch of Utah, Chuck Grassley of Iowa, Jon Kyl or Arizona, Lindsey Graham of South Carolina,...
  • Biden Says Brussels Could Be 'Capital of the Free World'

    05/25/2010 10:03:13 AM PDT · by MissTed · 28 replies · 670+ views ^ | 5/25/10 | Staff
    It's not unheard of for Vice President Biden to get lost in the moment, but during a speech earlier this month to the European Parliament his flattery of the host may have gone a bit overboard, ceding Washington, D.C.'s role as the world's center of liberty. The U.S. vice president, opening his address in Belgium, argued that Brussels -- considering its rich history and abundance of international institutions -- could well be the "capital of the free world."
  • (NY) Teacher Faces Sex Charges Involving 3 Students

    05/25/2010 4:28:05 AM PDT · by Revelation 911 · 38 replies · 1,558+ views
    Ch13 website ^ | 5/24/10 | Ch13
    Marla Gurecki-Haskins, 36, is charged with official misconduct and two counts endangering welfare of a child. She's also charged with disemminating indecent material to a minor, a felony. According to court paperwork, she's accused of "engaging in text messaging of a sexual nature that encouraged a sexual relationship between the defendant and two 16 year old male students." She's also accused of performing oral sex on a 17-year-old male student in her classroom during school hours. Gurecki-Haskins was arraigned on the charges this morning. She pleaded not guilty and was released on her own recognizance. She has been a certified...
  • 4 Hutaree Militia Members released

    05/19/2010 3:45:22 PM PDT · by o_zarkman44 · 51 replies · 1,226+ views
    St Louis ^ | May 19th, 2010 | David Codrea
    Could the government case be falling apart on this "dangerous" militia?
  • Kagan Argued for Government 'Redistribution of Speech'

    05/13/2010 7:58:18 AM PDT · by Halfmanhalfamazing · 16 replies · 514+ views
    CNS News ^ | May 12th | Matt Cover
    Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan said the high court should be focused on ferreting out improper governmental motives when deciding First Amendment cases, arguing that the government’s reasons for restricting free speech were what mattered most and not necessarily the effect of those restrictions on speech.
  • Thieves Steal Mojave Desert Memorial Cross

    05/12/2010 11:12:08 AM PDT · by PanzerKardinal · 12 replies · 546+ views ^ | May 11, 2010
    The 7-foot-tall metal cross in a 75-year-old war memorial that withstood the heat of the Mojave Desert and a blazing battle in the Supreme Court over its legality was ripped down and stolen Sunday night, according to federal officials. "This is an outrage, akin to desecrating people's graves," said Kelly Shackelford, president of the Liberty Institute, which represents the caretakers of the Mojave Desert War Memorial. "It's a disgraceful attack on the selfless sacrifice of our veterans. We will not rest until this memorial is re-installed." The National Park Service says someone cut the metal bolts holding the metal-pipe cross...
  • Rep. Alan Mollohan loses Democratic primary in West Virginia

    05/12/2010 7:41:30 AM PDT · by HamiltonJay · 30 replies · 913+ views ^ | Wednesday, May 12, 2010 | Chris Cillizza
    Rep. Alan B. Mollohan (D-W.Va.) lost his bid for a 15th term Tuesday in a primary defeat that further affirms the anti-incumbent sentiment coursing through the country. He is the first House member to lose a reelection bid in the 2010 campaign, and his defeat comes days after Sen. Robert F. Bennett (R-Utah) was knocked off the November ballot in that state's convention process.
  • Riot Police Shield Obama From Tea Party Grandmas

    04/30/2010 12:21:42 PM PDT · by Freedom Frayed · 76 replies · 3,323+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | April 29, 2010 | By Chelsea Schilling © 2010 WorldNetDaily
    When hundreds of tea-party protesters – including many elderly women – gathered outside a civic center where President Obama was giving a public speech Wednesday, they were surprised to be greeted by police dispatched in full riot gear.
  • Has Noah's Ark Been Found on Turkish Mountaintop?

    04/28/2010 4:56:07 AM PDT · by urroner · 52 replies · 1,330+ views
    Fox News ^ | April 27, 2010
    A group of Chinese and Turkish evangelical explorers say wooden remains they have discovered on Mount Ararat in eastern Turkey are the remains of Noah's Ark. The group claims that carbon dating proves the relics are 4,800 years old, meaning they date to around the same time the ark was said to be afloat. Mt. Ararat has long been suspected as the final resting place of the craft by evangelicals and literalists hoping to validate biblical stories. Yeung Wing-Cheung, from the Noah's Ark Ministries International research team that made the discovery, said: "It's not 100 percent that it is Noah's...
  • BREAKING: Attempted airline bombing (was he really having a smoke in there?)

    04/08/2010 5:24:47 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 34 replies · 1,670+ views
    The Canada Free Press ^ | April 7, 2010 | Doug Hagmann
    9:40 PM: An unidentified male reportedly flying on a domestic flight from Washington, DC to Denver attempted to ignite some type of explosive smuggled aboard. Warnings have been issued to all domestic airlines. This incident was reported to this agency by an air traffic controller who was purportedly involved in the incident. We are attempting to secure more detailed information at this time. BREAKING – More details to follow. Update 1: 10:38 PM: The Northeast Intelligence Network has confirmed that Mohammed al MODADI, a diplomat from Qatar stationed at the Washington, DC embassy, attempted to ignite explosives smuggled inside his...
  • Gov. Sorry for Omitting Slavery in History Month

    04/08/2010 12:25:56 PM PDT · by Young Werther · 31 replies · 883+ views
    Associated Press ^ | April 8, 2010 | unk
    Gov. Bob McDonnell has conceded a "major omission" for not noting slavery in declaring April Confederate History Month in Virginia. As part of his mea culpa, McDonnell inserted into the proclamation a paragraph condemning slavery as "evil and inhumane" and blaming it as the cause of the Civil War.
  • Officials: Jet restroom smoker caused bomb scare

    04/08/2010 9:57:49 AM PDT · by Nachum · 33 replies · 724+ views
    ap ^ | 4/8/10 | IVAN MORENO and DEVLIN BARRETT
    DENVER (AP) - Qatar's U.S. ambassador rushed to the defense of his envoy whom authorities say grabbed a surreptitious smoke in a jetliner's bathroom, sparking a bomb scare and widespread alert that sent jet fighters scrambling to intercept the Denver-bound flight. But no explosives were found and authorities speaking on condition of anonymity said they don't think he was trying to hurt anyone during Wednesday's scare and he will not be criminally charged. Qatar's U.S. ambassador, Ali Bin Fahad Al-Hajri, cautioned against a rush to judgment. "This diplomat was traveling to Denver on official embassy business on my instructions, and...
  • Twins' Denard Span hits mom with foul ball | Baseball (What are the odds?)

    04/01/2010 11:08:00 AM PDT · by AngelesCrestHighway · 15 replies · 656+ views
    Seattle Times ^ | 03/31/10 | Seattle Times
    Denard Span's mother settled into her box seat, surrounded by 20 family members and friends, to watch her son lead off for the Minnesota Twins. Uh-oh! Look out! In a shocking split-second, Span hit a hard foul ball that struck his mom in the upper chest Wednesday. She was treated by paramedics and was back in the stands minutes later.
  • Bin Laden Threatens US In New Tape

    03/25/2010 7:55:20 PM PDT · by InvisibleChurch · 32 replies · 695+ views
    indychannel ^ | 3.25.10
    CAIRO -- Osama bin Laden threatened in a new message released Thursday to kill any Americans al-Qaida captures if the U.S. executes the self-professed mastermind of the Sept. 11 attacks or other al-Qaida suspects. In the 74-second audiotape aired on Al-Jazeera television, the al-Qaida leader explicitly mentions Khalid Sheik Mohammed, who was captured in Pakistan in 2003. He is the most senior al-Qaida operative in U.S. custody and is currently detained at the U.S. naval base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. In 2008, the U.S. charged Mohammed with murder and war crimes in connection with the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on...
  • Security scare closes airport concourse: DRY RUN FOR ISLAM??

    02/09/2010 2:56:35 AM PST · by RaceBannon · 64 replies · 4,726+ views
    UPI ^ | Feb 8, 2010 | UPI
    DETROIT, Feb. 8 (UPI) -- Part of a Detroit airport terminal was shut down Monday after an Arabic man ignored instructions from security guards, police said.
  • Sheep Gives Birth to Human-Faced Lamb in Turkey

    01/14/2010 5:48:58 AM PST · by coloradomomba · 34 replies · 1,719+ views
    A sheep gave birth to a dead lamb with a human-like face. The calf was born in a village not far from the city of Izmir, Turkey. Erhan Elibol, a vet, performed Cesarean section on the animal to take the calf out, but was horrified to see that the features of the calf’s snout bore a striking resemblance to a human face.
  • Report: Rangel's Congress Parking Perk Breaks Law **GASP** (Charlie RAT-NY gets towed!)

    09/18/2008 6:37:40 PM PDT · by Libloather · 23 replies · 331+ views
    WCBSTV ^ | 9/18/08
    Report: Rangel's Congress Parking Perk Breaks LawNY Dem Has Parked 1972 Silver Mercedes-Benz In House Of Representatives Indoor Lot Sep 18, 2008 2:16 pm US/Eastern NEW YORK (CBS) - Rep. Charles Rangel is under fire again, this time for stashing an old car without license plates in a congressional parking garage. **SNIP** The Post said Rangel's registration on the vehicle, which is covered with a tarp and has no license plates, expired in 2004. House rules require cars to display proper identification including plates and forbid use of the garage for storage. Also, the House Web site says anyone with...
  • Lynn Forester de Rothschild interview with Campbell Brown

    09/18/2008 6:20:58 PM PDT · by koraz · 77 replies · 783+ views
    I haven't seen this posted yet. Sorry if it already posted.
  • Matt Damon, "Sarah Palin is like a bad Disney movie" (Hollywood Lefty Vomit Alert - Video Link)

    09/11/2008 11:54:54 AM PDT · by wac3rd · 35 replies · 307+ views
    The Superficial (Entertainment blog) ^ | 8-10-08 | The
    Matt Damon basically Jason Bourne'd Governor Sarah Palin in the face today while in Toronto promoting ONEXONE a Canadian children's charity. His major concern seems to be what happens when John McCain kicks the bucket in office if the Republicans win?: "You do the actuary tables, there's a one out of three chance, if not more, that McCain doesn't survive his first term, and it'll be President Palin. It's like a really bad Disney movie, "The Hockey Mom.' Oh, I'm just a hockey mom from Alaska, and she's president. "She's facing down Vladimir Putin and using the folksy stuff she...
  • Fox Reporter Assaulted By Anti-war Protestors In Denver

    08/25/2008 5:44:18 PM PDT · by GOP_Lady · 28 replies · 211+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | 02-25-08 | Noel Sheppard
    Fox Reporter Assaulted By Anti-war Protestors In Denver August 24, 2008 - 15:30 ET The Democratic National Convention hasn't even begun, and the protestors are out trying to Recreate 68. For those unfamiliar, the group "was created for all the grassroots people who are tired of being sold out by the Democratic Party," and are gathering in Denver to "resist a two-party system that allows imperialism and racism to continue unrestrained." High profile activists such as Cindy Sheehan and Cynthia McKinney have already joined the festivities. On Sunday, Fox News's Griff Jenkins tried to speak to these folks as they...
  • Court Rules Boy Must Pay Child Support to His Rapist

    08/18/2008 11:37:43 AM PDT · by PercivalWalks · 58 replies · 884+ views ^ | 8/17/08 | Glenn Sacks
    "I couldn't believe that our son has to pay child support to his abuser."I've previously discussed cases where boys who have been statutorily raped by older women are forced to pay child support to their rapists. Here's a new one, from Ohio. From Boy's parents sue to get his baby from mom, 21 (Columbus Dispatch, 8/16/08): LANCASTER, Ohio --- A Pickerington couple and their son are fighting for custody of a baby born to a Lancaster woman charged with having unlawful sex with the boy, who was 15 at the time of conception. A paternity test shows that the teen...
  • New Rap Song Advocates Killing Bill O'Reilly and Michelle Malkin

    Although the hatred for conservative media members by leftists in this nation knows no bounds, a new "song" by the rap group East Coast Avengers represents a new low in vitriolic musical expression.
  • Man arrested for threatening obama

    08/08/2008 8:15:54 AM PDT · by lakeman · 21 replies · 101+ views
    MIAMI - A man who authorities said was keeping weapons and military-style gear in his hotel room and car appeared in court yesterday on charges he threatened to assassinate Barack Obama. Raymond Hunter Geisel, 22, was arrested by the Secret Service on Saturday in Miami and was ordered held without bail yesterday by a federal magist
  • Panel Convicts bin Laden Driver in Split Verdict

    08/07/2008 10:29:40 AM PDT · by jmpmstr4u2 · 8 replies · 189+ views
    The New York Times ^ | 6 AUG 08 | WILLIAM GLABERSON
    GUANTÁNAMO BAY, Cuba — A panel of six military officers convicted a former driver for Osama bin Laden of one of two war crimes charges on Wednesday but acquitted him of the other, completing the first military commission trial here and the first conducted by the United States since the aftermath of World War II.
  • Jose Medellin Executed for Elizabeth Pena and Jennifer Ertman Murder

    08/06/2008 11:07:23 AM PDT · by Ben Mugged · 66 replies · 999+ views
    Trans World News ^ | 8/06/2008 | Unattributed
    A Mexican-born convicted rapist and murderer was executed Tuesday. Jose Medellin was killed by lethal injection in a Texas prison for the rape, torture and murder of 16-year-old Elizabeth Pena and 14-year-old Jennifer Ertman. “I’m sorry my actions caused you pain. I hope this brings you the closure that you seek. Never harbor hate,” Medellin said to the group who had gathered to watch him die. He was pronounced dead at 9:57 p.m. Medellin, 33, was convicted in the 1993 gang rape, beating and murder of Pena and Ertman. He and five fellow gang members attacked the girls as they...
  • Killer says he's too fat to safely execute

    08/05/2008 6:28:10 AM PDT · by Kjirstje · 46 replies · 112+ views
    The Columbus Dispatch ^ | August 4, 2008 | Andrew Welsh-Huggins - AP
    <p>A death row inmate scheduled for execution in October says he's so fat that Ohio executioners would have trouble finding his veins and that his weight could diminish the effectiveness of one of the lethal injection drugs.</p> <p>Lawyers for Richard Cooey argue in a federal lawsuit that Cooey had poor veins when he faced execution five years ago and that the problem has been worsened by weight gain.</p>

    08/01/2008 7:15:03 AM PDT · by Turret Gunner A20 · 126 replies · 833+ views
    Didja year about this one? Some maniac with a huge knife beheaded a man on a Greyhound bus in Canada. If you want a description of what happened, you can click here. When the attack occurred the other passengers abandoned ship. Hard to blame them. Who wants to rush this maniac with a knife when everyone can get away? I do have a question though. What if someone – just one person on that bus – had a concealed carry permit and was carrying a gun. How would things have been different? There's a problem though. This is Canada....
  • Top Obama Fund-Raiser Had Ties to Failed Bank

    07/22/2008 6:48:55 AM PDT · by Hiskid · 16 replies · 94+ views
    Wall Street Journal ^ | 7/22/08 | Stilwell
    For the Pritzker family of Chicago, the 2001 collapse of subprime-mortgage lender Superior Bank was an embarrassing failure in a corner of their giant business empire. Billionaire Penny Pritzker helped run Hinsdale, Ill.-based Superior, overseeing her family's 50% ownership stake. She now serves as Barack Obama's national campaign-finance chairwoman, which means her banking past could prove to be an embarrassment to her -- and perhaps to the campaign. Superior was seized in 2001 and later closed by federal regulators. Government investigators and consumer advocates have contended that Superior engaged in unsound financial activities and predatory lending practices. Ms. Pritzker, a...