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  • LGBT Activists Are Still Fighting

    06/28/2015 9:18:36 AM PDT · by lbryce · 13 replies
    The Atlantic ^ | June 28, 2015 | MATT SCHIAVENZA
    MATT SCHIAVENZA 9:21 AM ET On Friday, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the Constitution guaranteed the right to same-sex marriage, a significant milestone in the decades-long struggle to achieve equal rights for gay and lesbian Americans. “Today, we can say in no uncertain terms, that we have made our union a little more perfect,” said President Obama. But amid the euphoria of the Supreme Court announcement, many LGBT activists echoed a consistent refrain: Their work is not done. One of the issues that came to the forefront during the week before the Supreme Court ruling was the plight of...
  • Obama: 'America is Coming Back'

    03/09/2012 8:54:03 PM PST · by lbryce · 32 replies
    Yahoo News Via AP ^ | March 9, 2012 | Ken Thomas
    Raising campaign cash in Republican territory, President Barack Obama on Friday hailed a rebounding economy and accused Republicans of banking on voters having "amnesia" about the steps that led to a brutal economic collapse. "The recovery is accelerating. America is coming back," Obama told 600 supporters at a Texas fundraiser. Bidding for re-election, Obama bounded between a rally-style event in a sprawling Rolls-Royce manufacturing plant south of Richmond, Va., to a pair of Houston fundraisers. Framing the trip: a new monthly jobs report showing employers 227,000 jobs in February, the latest sign that the economy is headed in the right...
  • While New York Bleeds Washington Thrives

    02/21/2009 7:52:40 PM PST · by LowCountryJoe · 3 replies · 923+ views
    Yahoo Real Estate ^ | Feb 20th, 2009 | Peter Coy
    As the nation's most populous metro area feels Wall Street's pain, the fourth-largest -- Washington -- is barely sensing the recession. In fact, Moody's estimates that metro Washington's economy will actually grow 2.5% from mid-2008 through mid-2010. New York's economy is expected to shrink 4.2%. It wouldn't be the first time that Washington benefited from a national crisis. Back in 1930 the District of Columbia was a quiet Southern town, scoffed at by New York sophisticates. But as the federal government ramped up to fight first the Great Depression and then World War II, its population grew 65% in...
  • We Are All in It Together, Clinton Says [Shared Prosperity Should Replace "On Your Own' Society"]

    05/29/2007 9:13:29 AM PDT · by HarmlessLovableFuzzball · 211 replies · 6,149+ views
    AP ^ | May 29, 2007 | Holly Ramer
    MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) -- Presidential hopeful Hillary Rodham Clinton outlined a broad economic vision Tuesday, saying it's time to replace an "on your own" society with one based on shared responsibility and prosperity. The Democratic senator said what the Bush administration touts as an "ownership society" really is an "on your own" society that has widened the gap between rich and poor. "I prefer a 'we're all in it together' society," she said. "I believe our government can once again work for all Americans. It can promote the great American tradition of opportunity for all and special privileges for none."...
  • Russia Is Not a Friend of the United States

    08/23/2006 12:11:03 PM PDT · by Tailgunner Joe · 34 replies · 1,055+ views
    Magic City Morning Star ^ | Aug 23, 2006 | Jim Kouri
    During the Cold War, the United States and the Soviet Union embarked on the most massive military buildups in history. Part of President Reagan's strategy for winning was to entice the Soviets into a competition it could never even hope to win. A communist economy by its very nature is ill-equipped to compete with a free-market, capitalist system whether it's foreign trade or weapons technology. And so, slowly the Soviet economy became a basket case due to the communists desire to exceed America in an enormously expensive arms race. After the Cold War, with the Soviet threat gone and with...
  • Defaults rise in California

    08/22/2006 8:16:02 AM PDT · by ex-Texan · 100 replies · 2,927+ views
    Central Valley Business Times ^ | 8/21/2006 | Staff Writers
    • Q2 jumps by 67 percent year over year • Buyers done in by ‘creative mortgages’ according to figures released Monday by, a Central Valley-based real estate investment advisory firm and publisher of foreclosure property information. "Year over year at the end of the second quarter of 2006, foreclosure activity in California has increased more than 67 percent," says Alexis McGee, president of Fair Oaks-based The once hot housing markets in Las Vegas and Phoenix are cooling off rapidly and defaults there are on the rise as well, she says. "Both Las Vegas and Phoenix were impacted by...
  • College classes taught mostly by liberals, study confirms

    03/30/2005 11:44:13 AM PST · by Crookie Monster · 83 replies · 1,332+ views
    The Washington Post ^ | 03-30-2005 | The Washington Post
    College classes taught mostly by liberals, study confirms March 30, 2005 UPDA0330 • Latest: College faculties, long assumed to be a liberal bastion, lean further to the left than even the most conspiratorial conservatives might have imagined, a new study says. • Within those ivy-covered halls: By their own description, 72 percent of those teaching at American universities and colleges are liberal and 15 percent are conservative, says the study being published this week. The imbalance is almost as striking in partisan terms: 50 percent of the faculty members surveyed identified themselves as Democrats and 11 percent as Republicans. The...
  • Sales drop at Wendy's after finger found

    03/25/2005 7:19:58 PM PST · by crushelits · 97 replies · 5,648+ views ^ | March 25, 2005 | ANDY RESNIK
    COLUMBUS, Ohio - Sales have dropped sharply at Wendy's fast food restaurants in the area of northern California where  a woman claimed she found part of a finger in a bowl of chili, but analysts say the company's long-term prognosis should not be affected. Peter Oakes, a restaurant analyst with Piper Jaffray & Co. in New York, said he doesn't expect Wendy's business to suffer long term from the discovery Tuesday night of a partial finger. The hamburger chain serves about 6 million meals a day across the country and has a "national reputation for both quality and cleanliness,"...
  • Rebels aided by sources in Syria, U.S. says (Syria behind Insurgency DRUDGE)

    12/07/2004 7:15:28 PM PST · by Minus_The_Bear · 193 replies · 8,618+ views
    <p>U.S. military intelligence has concluded the Iraqi insurgency is being directed to a greater degree than previously thought from Syria, where former Saddam Hussein loyalists have found sanctuary and are channeling money, other support, the WASHINGTON POST will report in Wednesday editions... DEVELOPING...</p>
  • Republicans warn of party split over immigration

    12/03/2004 10:10:21 AM PST · by gubamyster · 318 replies · 4,197+ views
    THE WASHINGTON TIMES ^ | 12/03/04 | Stephen Dinan
    By Stephen Dinan THE WASHINGTON TIMES When House Republicans blocked the intelligence overhaul bill two weeks ago, some congressional Republicans say they were showing President Bush he will split the party if he goes ahead with his broader immigration-reform plan. "It would cause a break in the party that would be extremely unhealthy for the party," said Rep. Tom Tancredo, Colorado Republican and chairman of the Congressional Immigration Reform Caucus. "I can tell you right now, the feelings are deep. This is not a superficial argument with the president. "We were all willing to shut up during the campaign. We...
  • DRUDGE: Media Kinder to Kerry, Study Finds

    10/26/2004 5:39:37 PM PDT · by West Coast Conservative · 79 replies · 2,470+ views
    Drudge Report ^ | October 26, 2004
    Media Kinder to Kerry, Study Finds... Developing...
  • Report: Mexico is al-Qaida route to U.S.

    09/17/2004 1:18:13 AM PDT · by JohnHuang2 · 65 replies · 879+ views ^ | Friday, September 17, 2004
    Al-Qaida plans to use Mexico as a key infiltration route for sending operatives into the United States, according to a Mexican newspaper. Mexican intelligence agencies have identified at least two routes for al-Qaida infiltration, the Proceso newspaper reported last week. The infiltration plan calls for terrorists to depart South Africa for London and then take a non-stop flight to Mexico or a Central American nation and from there use migrant smuggling routes to reach northern Mexico and the United States. Two of three suspected al-Qaida terrorists recently arrested in England and Pakistan had passed through Mexico with South African passports....

    09/11/2004 9:51:21 AM PDT · by Ragtime Cowgirl · 35 replies · 1,745+ views
    CENTCOM ^ | September 11, 2004
    NEWS RELEASEHEADQUARTERS UNITED STATES CENTRAL COMMAND7115 South Boundary BoulevardMacDill AFB, Fla. 33621-5101Phone: (813) 827-5894; FAX: (813) 827-2211; DSN 651-5894 September 11, 2004Release Number: 04-09-30 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE HUGE ILLEGAL WEAPONS CACHE FOUND IN AL-SADR'S NAJAF OFFICE BAGHDAD — The Iraqi Police and the Iraqi Intervention Force found hundreds of illegal weapons hidden in secret rooms in Muqtada al-Sadr’s Najaf office Thursday. As part of their mission to clear the city of armed Mehdi Militia and remove weapons and ammunition caches, the Iraqi Security Forces conducted a search of al-Sadr’s office, close to the Imam Ali shrine. During the search,...
  • E.D. Hill is a Moderate Democrat

    09/02/2004 5:32:19 AM PDT · by pctech · 113 replies · 4,204+ views
    I apologize if this has been discussed before. I was watching Fox News this morning and heard E.D. Hill refer to herself as a moderate democrat. While I have no personal "beef" with her, I wonder why in the world would Fox News put a moderate democrat (besides Alan Combs) on the air on a consistent basis. There have been numerous times where I wondered where she was at politically because of some off-handed comments she's made. Now I know. Did anyone else pick up on this?
  • Libs are having a fit over Zell Miller.

    09/01/2004 8:18:33 PM PDT · by Leo Carpathian · 312 replies · 12,018+ views
    Leo Carpathian
    CNN's Wolf Blitzer and spitting Chrissy of PMSNBC and fuming and having a fit while grilling Zell Miller, he is standing his ground and hitting them with facts, now on MSNBC.
  • Communist Party USA endorses Kerry.

    09/01/2004 6:55:51 PM PDT · by NavVet · 22 replies · 1,481+ views
    People's Weekly World ^ | 8/26 | Communist Party USA Chairman
    Author: Sam Webb, national chairman, Communist Party USA People's Weekly World Newspaper, 08/26/04 15:49 It was no surprise to me that virtually everyone I met during a recent three-week trip across the Midwest was quick to remind me that this election is the most important in their lifetime. While agreeing that the overriding political task is to defeat Bush and his counterparts in Congress and elect Kerry and a more people-friendly Congress, no one reduced this to simply a contest between the Democratic and Republican parties. This election, they told me, will continue the nearly 24-year struggle against the forces...
  • 81 per cent of Germans would vote for Kerry, poll shows

    09/01/2004 3:52:37 AM PDT · by kattracks · 91 replies · 7,541+ views
    Expatica ^ | 9/01/04
    1 September 2004 BERLIN - Most Germans don't like US President George W. Bush and a poll released Wednesday showed a whopping 81 percent would vote for Democratic Party candidate Senator John Kerry. The Stern magazine poll showed just 8 percent of Germans would vote for Bush, with 11 percent saying they would be unwilling to cast a ballot for either Bush or Kerry. A total of 1,001 people were surveyed for the poll which has a margin of error of plus or minus three percentage points. The US presidential election will be held on 2 November.
  • Code Pink Leader Admits Communist Sympathies at Fox News Protest (Freeper After Action Report)

    09/01/2004 10:14:43 AM PDT · by kristinn · 74 replies · 8,808+ views
    Wednesday September 1, 2004 | Kristinn
    A horde of the pink unwashed descended on Fox News' headquarters in New York City yesterday afternoon to hold a "Shut-up-athon" against the number one cable news outlet in America. Led by Code Pink, the leftist feminist group founded to oppose the war on Iraq, about a thousand demonstrators filled the sidewalk in front of Fox's building on 6th Avenue at 48th Street. Police were everywhere to keep order, which they did with great success. FReepers Coleus, Laserlock, ELS, Trueblackman, kristinn and two lurkers held a counter-demonstration there to support Fox News and to educate the public about Code Pink's...
  • Worldwide, Christians Pray for Bush's Re-Election

    08/31/2004 2:46:02 PM PDT · by EternalVigilance · 54 replies · 1,015+ views
    International Ministries Fellowship ^ | 8-31-2004 | James Lair
    <p>This email is from a Senior Pastor from a recent National Pastor's conference in San Diego: it makes an important political statement on the upcoming election.</p> <p>I recently attended the National Pastors convention in San Diego with several thousand pastors from many different denominations. During one of the general sessions, the MC introduced a pastor from Uzbekistan. He had traveled the farthest to attend the convention, so they wanted to interview him. I don't remember his name, and even if I did, I know I couldn't pronounce it. However, I do know this: I will never forget this man.</p>
  • Bush still leads among Texans, poll finds

    08/31/2004 11:47:15 AM PDT · by Dubya · 40 replies · 946+ views
    Star-Telegram ^ | Aug. 31, 2004 | Jack Douglas Jr
    Support for President Bush remains strong among Texans, and they overwhelmingly believe he is better suited to lead the war in Iraq, a new Texas Poll shows. Much of the country is deadlocked between Bush and Democratic rival John Kerry in the presidential race. But in Texas, 57 percent of those questioned by the Texas Poll said they want to keep their former Republican governor in the White House. Thirty-three percent said they liked Kerry, 9 percent were undecided and only 1 percent said they did not care for either of the main presidential candidates. Results from the poll changed...
  • Secret Service worried about NYC Bush plot

    08/29/2004 2:41:51 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 212 replies · 5,391+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | 8/29/04 | Aaron Klein
    The U.S. Secret Service is worried protesters will try to stall buses carrying key delegates slated to nominate George W. Bush this week at the Republican National Convention, WorldNetDaily has learned. A convention source, part of the security detail in charge of convention transportation, said he was briefed yesterday by the Secret Service about a specific plot concerning a group of protesters trying to block delegate transportation by storming buses and protesting along their route in hopes of delaying delegates so they can't show up in time to enter their official nomination of Bush. The delegates are scheduled to board...
  • Study: Illegal immigrants cost billions

    08/26/2004 9:54:59 AM PDT · by Smogger · 47 replies · 1,889+ views
    The Daily Bulletin ^ | Wednesday, August 25, 2004 - 9:06:56 PM PST | STEPHEN WALL
    Illegal immigrants use $10 billion more in government services than they pay in taxes, a study released Wednesday shows. Legalizing the roughly 10 million illegal immigrants in the United States would nearly triple that to $29 billion, the Center for Immigration Studies in Washington, D.C., reported. Providing amnesty would allow undocumented immigrants to use many more government programs, driving up costs dramatically. "If you bring in lots of unskilled workers, you're going to unavoidably create large fiscal costs for American taxpayers," said Steven Camarota, the study's author. "It's not because the illegal aliens are lazy or use an inordinate amount...
  • Beatles used drugs!

    06/02/2004 1:15:19 PM PDT · by evets · 200 replies · 1,230+ views
    LONDON — Paul McCartney says he got no thrill from heroin, but found cocaine more to his liking for a time. "I tried heroin just the once," McCartney said in interview published Wednesday in the Daily Mirror newspaper about his drug use in decades past. (snip) "A song like 'Got to Get You Into My Life,' that's directly about pot, although everyone missed it at the time," McCartney said. "'Day Tripper,' that's one about acid (LSD). 'Lucy in the Sky,' that's pretty obvious. There's others that make subtle hints about drugs, but, you know, it's easy to overestimate the influence...
  • White House Decries Al-Jazeera As Biased ( Condoleezza Rice's complaint....)

    06/07/2004 7:56:55 PM PDT · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 12 replies · 127+ views
    The Las Vegas Sun ^ | June 07, 2004 at 13:21:52 PDT | TOM RAUM
    SEA ISLAND, Ga. (AP) - President Bush's national security adviser accused Arabic-language broadcaster Al-Jazeera on Monday of "purely inaccurate" reporting, suggesting the Qatar-based satellite station was presenting a biased account of developments in the Middle East. Condoleezza Rice's complaint came as she and other administration officials defended the Arab-world guest list for this week's international economic summit here. Many key players in the region - including Egypt and Saudi Arabia - will not be attending, even though efforts to promote democracy in the Middle East are a key theme of this year's Group of Eight summit of wealthy democracies. The...
  • NEA Endorses Kerry for President

    07/05/2004 5:30:49 PM PDT · by Brilliant · 43 replies · 4,908+ views
    AP ^ | July 5, 2004 | BEN FELLER
    WASHINGTON - The National Education Association, the nation's largest union, endorsed Democrat John Kerry for president Monday, the final touch in its campaign to drive up school spending and reshape the biggest education law in decades. The NEA, a 2.7-million member group composed mainly of teachers, is out to advance its agenda on everything from testing students to halting private-school vouchers. The union is mobilizing its money and forces for Kerry — targeting political staff in 15 swing states, going into schools to rally its members, and joining liberal groups to organize a massive night of political house parties. Kerry,...
  • Communist Party USA supports John Kerry

    07/14/2004 7:35:12 AM PDT · by ambrose · 118 replies · 19,205+ views
    Perspective: Communist Party USA supports John Kerry By D.P. HEIMBOLD St. Augustine Publication Date: 07/14/04 The southern Democrats must be thrilled by the news that the Communist Party of The United States of America, CPUSA, is publicly supporting the election of John Kerry. The CPUSA has made available on its Web site,, an advertisement entitled Top Ten Reasons To Defeat Bush. This advertisement can be downloaded. The communist party urges readers to place this ad in local newspapers throughout the country to defeat President Bush. Remarkably, the "Top Ten Reasons" of the Communist party are identical to those...
  • The Discovery of Iran: Are you sitting down? Iran is a terrorist state.

    07/19/2004 9:41:24 AM PDT · by xsysmgr · 15 replies · 816+ views
    National Review Online ^ | July 19, 2004 | Michael Ledeen
    The organizers of the Council on Foreign Relations special task force to promote the appeasement of Iran must be cursing their uncommonly bad luck. They scheduled a meeting in Washington today to call for increasing normalization of relations between the United States and Iran. With a fine eye for dark comedy, the Council persuaded two relics of the catastrophic Carter years to appear: Zbigniew Brzezinski and Robert Gates. The principal advocate of the policy, however, is undoubtedly the president of the Council, Richard Haas, who has long seen rapprochement with the mullahs as an "historic opportunity" for the United...
  • Reuters reports: Lesbians four time more likely to have children than gay men.

    05/26/2004 7:49:57 PM PDT · by BJungNan · 48 replies · 846+ views
    Reuters ^ | May 26, 2004 | Bi Teresa Carson
    "Using artificial insemination to get pregnant, lesbians are four times more likely to have children than gay men." Four times? That actually sounds low to us (Best of the Web Today - WSJ).