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  • Iran is 'six months away from an atomic bomb'.

    06/05/2019 6:54:48 AM PDT · by carriage_hill · 80 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 5/6/19 | Yoni Kempinski
    Former IAEA official says Israel, Gulf states, 'need to be worried' about Iran's emerging nuclear abilities. Olli Heinonen, who headed the International Atomic Energy Agency's (IAEA) security team and served as the organizations' deputy director general, on Wednesday morning told Army Radio that Israelis on the whole are not aware of the severity of the Iranian threat. "Israelis need to be worried, and the Gulf states also have reason for concern," Heinonen said. "How will you be able to ensure your security if Iran achieves nuclear abilities?" In the full interview, which will be aired Thursday morning, Heinonen said that...
  • Sesame Workshop says Bert and Ernie are 'best friends' and not gay

    09/18/2018 6:18:27 PM PDT · by Ennis85 · 25 replies
    BBC News ^ | 18th September 2018 | BBC News
    The organisation behind Sesame Street has denied co-habiting duo, Bert and Ernie, are gay, following comments by one of the show's writers. Mark Saltzman said his writing about the room-mating couple was based on his relationship with film editor Arnold Glassman. Sesame Workshop then issued a statement saying the pair "do not have a sexual orientation". Bert and Ernie may look human, but the pair "remain puppets", it said. "They were created to teach preschoolers that people can be good friends with those who are very different from themselves." It broadly repeats past statements the non-profit organisation has made about...
  • FOX NEWS FIRST: DOJ to investigate alleged 'infiltration' into Trump campaign

    05/21/2018 5:03:23 AM PDT · by GonzoII · 51 replies
    FOX NEWS ^ | Developing now, Monday, May 21, 2018 | FOX NEWS
    The Justice Department asks its watchdog to look into alleged wrongdoing in the FBI's investigation of Russia interference in the 2016 election after President Trump orders a review into whether agents infiltrated his campaign....
  • Why Hasn't Sarah Palin Followed Up on Her Crony Capitalism Claim Against Rick Perry?

    09/14/2011 6:46:47 PM PDT · by Carling · 469 replies · 1+ views
    Curious. It's been two entire days now, and I haven't seen or heard from Sarah Palin on FoxNews explain how she knew something was wrong as far back as 2007.
  • Bert and Ernie - not gay (Sesame Street says, Marriage??? No Way!!)

    08/11/2011 8:24:58 PM PDT · by dayglored · 47 replies
    Seattle PI ^ | Aug 11, 2011 | CHRIS GRYGIEL
    They've lived together for 42 years and share a bedroom, but the people who produce "Sesame Street" made it clear on Thursday: Bert and Ernie are not gay. Nor are they heterosexual. They just are. "Bert and Ernie are best friends. They were created to teach preschoolers that people can be good friends with those who are very different from themselves. "Even though they are identified as male characters and possess many human traits and characteristics, they remain puppets, and do not have a sexual orientation," Sesame Workshop said in a statement posted on Facebook. ...
  • Online push for Bert, Ernie to have gay wedding on 'Sesame Street' + FReep Poll

    08/10/2011 10:54:16 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 38 replies · 1+ views ^ | Tuesday, Augsut 9, 2011 | Rich Schapiro
    This idea isn't going to make a big splash with Rubber Duckie. An online campaign to pressure the producers of "Sesame Street" into having lovable roommates Bert and Ernie get married is gathering steam. Getting hitched would change things for Ernie, who has long sang about how his bath toy, Rubber Duckie, "was the one." More than 700 people have signed on to the petition, posted at "We are not asking that Sesame Street do anything crude or disrespectful," reads the petition for the muppet merger. "It can be done in a tasteful way. Let us teach tolerance of...
  • Group Pushes To ‘Let Bert And Ernie Get Married’ On Sesame Street (InfinityBarfAlert!!)

    08/10/2011 8:08:42 PM PDT · by pillut48 · 42 replies
    CBS Los Angeles via Drudge ^ | August 10, 2011 1:57 PM
    LOS ANGELES (CBS) — Will the Children’s Television Workshop give way to same-sex puppet love? An online campaign is calling for the producers of TV’s “Sesame Street” to allow characters Bert and Ernie to get married in an attempt to “put an end to the bullying and suicides of LGBT youth”, according to the group’s Facebook page. The petition letter adds that “[w]e are not asking that Sesame Street do anything crude or disrespectful by allowing Bert & Ernie to marry”, suggesting that the show “even add a transgender character to the show…in a tasteful way”.
  • Finally, Bert Blyleven is headed to the Baseball Hall of Fame.

    01/05/2011 12:36:36 PM PST · by WOBBLY BOB · 14 replies ^ | 1-5-11 | Tom Pelissero
    Finally, Bert Blyleven is headed to the Baseball Hall of Fame. The longtime Minnesota Twins pitcher received 463 votes (79.7%) from the Baseball Writers Association of America -- surpassing the 75% mark required for induction in his 14th year on the ballot. He'll be inducted along with infielder Roberto Alomar and executive Pat Gillick on July 24 in Cooperstown N.Y. Blyleven, 59, will become the fourth player in Twins history to have a plaque in the Hall, joining Harmon Killebrew (1984), Rod Carew (1991) and Kirby Puckett (2001).
  • Is Bert from Sesame Street gay? (statements, songs & events on show suggest...)

    10/26/2010 1:23:26 AM PDT · by Stoat · 16 replies
    The Telegraph (U.K.) ^ | October 26, 2010 | Murray Wardrop
    (edit)  But Bert has now ignited fresh debate about his sexuality after using a slang word for gay to describe himself. In a message posted on Twitter about the premiere of the recent A-Team film remake, the mono-browed Muppet said on his official page: "Ever notice how similar my hair is to Mr. T's? "The only difference is mine is a little more 'mo,' a little less 'hawk.'" The remark meant nothing to most readers, but sparked intrigue in certain gay circles, where "mo" is shorthand for "homosexual". Writing on the gay blog, Ed Kennedy noted that the tweet...
  • Bert Corona and the Communist Roots of the "Immigrants Right" Movement"

    05/16/2010 8:47:04 AM PDT · by Nachum · 3 replies · 257+ views
    New Zeal ^ | 5/16/10 | Trevor Loudon
    Illegal immigration, especially from Mexico is once again a huge issue in the United States. It is an issue that could provoke violence from both sides and has the potential to cause major social disruption if President Barack Obama presses forward with plans to grant amnesty to millions of illegal immigrants this year. Like most radical social movements in the United States, the "immigrant rights" was initiated (and is maintained) by communist and socialist forces. Communist Party and Democratic Socialists of America member David Bacon is a leading immigration rights activist. He made an interesting admission in an article published...
  • Obama has a banana in his ear

    02/04/2010 8:34:01 AM PST · by The Old Hoosier · 10 replies · 964+ views
    Washington Examiner ^ | 2-3-10 | David Freddoso
    "If we had allowed the meltdown of the financial system, unemployment might be double what it is today," President Obama said in his State of the Union address last week. "More businesses would certainly have closed. More homes would have surely been lost." These words remind me of that old "Sesame Street" skit -- the one where Ernie has a banana in his ear. He tells Bert that it's there to keep alligators away. "Ernie!" replies the ever-annoyed Bert. "There are no alligators on Sesame Street!" "Right," Ernie says. "Works pretty good, doesn't it, Bert?" Obama can always scare people...
  • PRAYER REQUEST for ZACS MOM - (Update at post #490 - sadly, she has passed away)

    09/23/2006 5:32:40 PM PDT · by Hi Heels · 635 replies · 17,316+ views
    From Tom, ZM's husband:Sorry for the long silence.... It has been quite a ride. On Monday 8/28 we met with ZM's oncologist to learn the results of the chest and abdomen CT scans. As I told you in my last update, all the news was good and we decided to switch to the chemo pill since ZMs veins were shrinking. We had great fun for the rest of the week planning how to use the time we would be getting back since she would not be sitting in the infusion room for 4 hours every Friday. Over the labor day...
  • Bert and Ernie Packing Heat on Sesame Street

    05/25/2006 1:44:20 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 66 replies · 2,210+ views
    Fox News ^ | 5/25/06
    Bert and Ernie Packing Heat on Sesame Street BROCKTON, Mass. (AP) — Brockton High School has banned T-shirts with Sesame Street characters. But these are no regular pictures of Bert and Ernies. On some, Oscar the Grouch emerges from his garbage can, wielding a 9 mm handgun. On others, Bert and Ernie are standing in a gang posture, armed with automatic weapons. "We were amazed," said the school's principal, Susan Szachowicz. "You focus on the Sesame Street character. But the more we looked at it, the more we saw the things in it, the guns, the gang stuff." There have...
  • King of the Hill- Bert Blyleven:Clown, color man, and best eligible pitcher not in the Hall of Fame

    04/09/2005 1:31:06 PM PDT · by Rakkasan1 · 4 replies · 336+ views
    City Pages ^ | 4-6-2005 | Britt Robson
    To fully appreciate how much Bert Blyleven cherishes his place in the history of the game of baseball, you have to see the balls. There are about 330 of them, regulation horsehide, individually mounted on little stands and arrayed in tiered rows in a huge glass display case along the wall behind the television and the trophies.

    03/22/2003 7:04:44 PM PST · by restornu · 195 replies · 2,394+ views
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  • Your Attention, Please [Regarding Keywords]

    01/30/2003 1:01:30 PM PST · by Admin Moderator · 298 replies · 2,229+ views
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  • HIV-Positive Muppet Coming to Sesame Street

    07/12/2002 6:08:03 AM PDT · by robowombat · 32 replies · 437+ views
    Christian News Network ^ | July 12, 2002
    HIV-Positive Muppet Coming to Sesame Street ( - An HIV-positive Muppet is coming to Sesame Street, an adviser to the children's program said. Wire reports said Joel Schneider, the vice president and senior adviser to the Sesame Street Workshop, made the announcement Thursday at the 14th International AIDS Conference now underway in Barcelona, Spain. According to those reports, the HIV-positive Muppet will first appear on the South African version of Sesame Street, a program called "Takalani Sesame," in September. The character will be female, but other details, such as the name and color, are still being worked out. "This character...