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  • Breaking: Tomahawks and Airstrikes Against Syria Commence

    09/22/2014 6:27:35 PM PDT · by markomalley · 334 replies
    Fox News | 9/22/2014
    No link now, they are just announcing it now.
  • The Interior Secretary’s $222,000 Bathroom

    01/16/2013 9:09:56 AM PST · by rightwingintelligentsia · 8 replies
    ABC News ^ | January 16, 2013 | Jonathan Karl
    Maybe the Pentagon’s legendary $600 toilet seat was a bargain. The personal bathroom used by the secretary of the Interior is so swanky that its renovation cost $222,000. No detail was overlooked: It has a $3,500 sub-zero refrigerator (hey, if you’re going to have a fridge in the bathroom, it might as well be a good one) and a $689 faucet. At least the “vintage tissue holder” was cheap: just $65 bucks. The renovation was done in 2007 under President George W. Bush’s Interior Secretary Dirk Kempthorne, but is only now coming to light, thanks to the dogged reporting by...
  • Matthews Slimes GOP as Racist for Going After Holder: An 'Ethnic' 'Stop-and-Frisk'

    06/20/2012 9:01:04 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 49 replies
    NewsBuster.org ^ | June 20, 2012 | Scott Whitlock
    Liberal MSNBC anchor Chris Matthews on Tuesday slimed the House GOP investigating Attorney General Eric Holder as racist, insisting that the possible contempt charges over Fast and Furious had an "ethnic" feel. Using charged, racial imagery, Matthews demonized, "Is this sort of stop-and-frisk at the highest level? Go after the attorney general, get him to empty his pockets, stand in the spotlight." The Hardball host, who had previously been ignoring the Fast and Furious scandal, changed course and portrayed the whole thing as a bigoted witch hunt. Talking to former San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown, Matthews speculated: "I don't want...
  • Some in Europe Wrongly Blame Bush for the U.S. Debt Crisis

    07/17/2011 5:59:29 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 28 replies · 1+ views
    Human Events ^ | July 17, 2011 | Rachel Marsden
    If online comments and e-mails from friends are any indication, the overwhelming feeling about the American debt crisis here in Europe is that if Obama is now in a position of having to raise the debt ceiling or face default, the crisis can only be traced back to George W. Bush. People across the pond are, in part, blaming Bush’s post-9/11 era military funding—yet somehow the phrase “overstretched Greek army” doesn’t exist to explain how that country managed to economically implode. While there’s little economic return in the limited act of paying for a soldier to travel to Afghanistan or...
  • Pelosi: GOP Budget Will Deprive Seniors Of Meals (VIDEO)

    04/05/2011 2:38:56 PM PDT · by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! · 38 replies
    realclearpolitics.com/video/ ^ | April 5, 2011 | realclearpolitics.com/video/
    VIDEO:Pelosi: GOP Budget Will Deprive Seniors Of Meals
  • Poverty rate hits 15-year high (spin, spin, spin)

    09/16/2010 12:19:07 PM PDT · by Ben Mugged · 5 replies
    Reuters ^ | Sep 16, 2010 | Donna Smith
    The U.S. poverty rate rose to 14.3 percent in 2009 from 13.2 percent the year before, bringing the percentage of the population living in poverty to the highest level since 1994, as the economic downturn took its toll on jobs, the government said on Thursday. ~snip~Republicans pounced on the report, saying it showed that the government aid enacted by Obama and his congressional Democrats was not working. "What poor Americans, like all other Americans, need are jobs, not more government benefits," said Republican Representative John Linder. The worst recession in decades began in December 2007 while Republican George W. Bush...
  • Gore daughter Karenna separated from husband

    06/09/2010 10:22:07 AM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 22 replies · 39+ views
    Associated Press ^ | June 9, 2010 | RON FOURNIER
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Another Gore marriage is on the ropes. The eldest daughter of Al and Tipper Gore, Karenna, has been separated from her husband, Andrew Schiff, for a couple months.
  • Volcanic Ash Cloud Could Hit Canadian Coast Later Today, Forecasters Tell Sky News

    04/19/2010 12:11:07 AM PDT · by The Magical Mischief Tour · 54 replies · 2,839+ views
    Just the Breaking News Alert Banner
  • Obama speaking LIVE on terrorism meeting at White House

    01/05/2010 1:49:10 PM PST · by SE Mom · 208 replies · 7,490+ views
    FOX NEWS ^ | 5 January 2010
    President Obama to speak about national security: Watch live
  • Increased shoplifting is another sign of bad times

    12/23/2008 10:35:30 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 48 replies · 1,557+ views
    The Kansas City Star ^ | December 19, 2008 | Joyce Smith
    On a recent day, Jim Cahill strolled through the electronics department and perused the CDs at Nebraska Furniture Mart in Kansas City, Kan. Instead of buying the Slim Shady CD, he was out to steal it. Within seconds he had the disc in his pants pocket. He continued strolling through the store, but within minutes he was surrounded by guards. After a brief struggle, he was in handcuffs. But Cahill wasn’t about to head off to jail. He is the loss prevention general manager for the Omaha-based retailer and was leading a training program. Such programs are important to profitability...
  • U.S. Reports Drop in Homeless Population (Women and Children Most Affected)

    07/30/2008 8:38:04 AM PDT · by tlb · 15 replies · 302+ views
    New York Times ^ | July 30, 2008 | RACHEL L. SWARNS
    WASHINGTON — The number of chronically homeless people living in the nation’s streets and shelters has dropped by about 30 percent — from 175,914 to 123,833 — from 2005 to 2007, Bush administration officials said on Tuesday. Housing officials say the statistics, which are collected annually from more than 3,800 cities and counties, may reflect better data collection and some variation in the number of communities reporting. But officials also attribute much of the decline to a policy shift promoted by Congress and the administration that has focused federal and local resources on finding stable housing for homeless people suffering...
  • Sunspots reaching 1,000-year high

    04/10/2007 7:30:56 AM PDT · by George W. Bush · 306 replies · 8,638+ views
    BBC News ^ | Tuesday, 6 July, 2004 | Dr David Whitehouse
    Sunspots reaching 1,000-year high By Dr David Whitehouse BBC News Online science editor Sunspots are plentiful nowadays A new analysis shows that the Sun is more active now than it has been at anytime in the previous 1,000 years. Scientists based at the Institute for Astronomy in Zurich used ice cores from Greenland to construct a picture of our star's activity in the past. They say that over the last century the number of sunspots rose at the same time that the Earth's climate became steadily warmer. This trend is being amplified by gases from fossil fuel burning, they...
  • Saddam Hussein Executed (Updated Links 1-8-07)

    12/29/2006 7:08:40 PM PST · by Anti-Bubba182 · 1,176 replies · 66,408+ views
    12-29-06
    <p>The Drop Broke Saddam's neck killing him instantly. At the executions following the Nuremberg Trials others were not so lucky.</p> <p>"..The executions, in a brightly lighted prison gymnasium where three looming black wooden gallows had been erected, were witnessed by a handful of Allied military officers and eight journalists, one of whom, Kingsbury Smith of International News Service, wrote a famous newspaper article, "The Execution of Nazi War Criminals, 16 October 1946," based on his eyewitness observations. Although Smith discreetly omitted mentioning it, the experienced Army hangman, Master Sgt. John C. Woods, botched the executions. A number of the hanged Nazis died, not quickly from a broken neck as intended, but agonizingly from slow strangulation. Ribbentrop and Sauckel each took 14 minutes to choke to death, while Keitel, whose death was the most painful, struggled for 24 minutes at the end of the rope before expiring..."</p>
  • First tropical storm in June not ruled out

    06/06/2006 2:15:09 PM PDT · by cll · 47 replies · 798+ views
    PRWow.com ^ | 6/06/2006 | PRWow.com
    PONCE (AP) – National Weather Service [PR/USVI Forecast Office] Director Israel Matos did not rule out Tuesday that some of the tropical waves that have already formed in the Atlantic Ocean will turn into the first tropical storm, which would carry the name of Alberto. "In 1999, we had several storms when the season began that developed in the Caribbean; this year, it is possible to have now in June the first tropical storm," he said. The official said that last year, a tropical storm formed in June in the Gulf of Mexico. Matos specified that since 1995, the early...
  • (7,000) Lesbians Party with Purpose in South Beach

    05/15/2006 4:20:33 PM PDT · by lauriehelds · 131 replies · 8,053+ views
    They tore up the terrazzo dancing salsa at South Beach's Pearl. They jammed to electronica and played make-believe news anchors and firefighters at the Miami Children's Museum. They did the Dirty-South grind, chains of them in bikinis and surfer shorts, around the pool at the Surfcomber on Collins Avenue. More than 7,000 lesbians, from South Florida, New York, Philadelphia, Atlanta, even Canada, France and South America, came together over the weekend for the blowout fundraiser Aqua Girl. They didn't stop dancing until well into Sunday evening. They also didn't stop surprising themselves with their ease in blending together. In...
  • A special message from the Department of Troll Control, come and get it!

    01/12/2006 8:39:35 AM PST · by dhls · 6,335 replies · 37,707+ views
    Department of Troll Control | Another Ignorant Troll
    Fellow Americans, there comes a time every mans life when we must give up ourselves before we are worthy to recieve. There comes a time in this war on terror when in order to protect liberty, we have to give it up in the mean time for safty. That's right folks. Today, Americans have forsaken the creator for the creation and have decided that they would value our "civil liberties" than protecting western civilization and rich white people from the tender mercies of radical Islamic terrorists. Selfish liberals insist and whine that Bush has no right to spy on Americans...
  • SICK OF PEOPLE IMPOSING THEIR RELIGOUS BELIEFS ON OTHERS

    12/27/2005 10:42:05 AM PST · by proud republican woman · 569 replies · 16,623+ views
    Freeper | December 27, 2005 | Proud Republican Woman, zotted by Archpriestess Helga, Church of the Viking Kittens
    After reading all of the crap that people have been saying regarding Adult Private Social Clubs, I felt that I had to post an article and give my opinion. I am sick and tired of all the religous groups that are saying that there are drugs, prostitution, minors, non-consenting people, and just immoral people at these clubs! First of all, who do these people think they are to decide what is morally right or wrong for me? I believe that I have a good set of morals. I am a law abiding, tax paying citizen, I work full time and...
  • Why I Now Feel Happier as a Democrat

    09/24/2005 9:25:56 AM PDT · by spinestein · 77 replies · 3,078+ views
    swlf ^ | not published | spinestein
    Why I Now Feel Happier as a Democrat On Tuesday, September 20th, 2005, I stopped supporting George W. Bush and became a Democrat, but not for any reasons you might pluasibly guess. Years ago, someone called me a "Conservative" (whispered under their breath as if letting me in on a special secret) and I've since felt a certain duty, or even a moral obligation to vote for a Republican in every subsequent election so as not to let others down, in the realization of their expectations. The fact that I was doing so only out of habit, and not because...
  • Solar Flares could disrupt power, communications

    09/09/2005 4:50:55 AM PDT · by dnmore · 8 replies · 501+ views
    CNET NEWS ^ | September 8, 2005 | Michael Kanellos
    The sun on Wednesday unleashed one of the largest solar flares on record, and further activity could disrupt communications links and electrical power grids. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Agency, or NOAA, said the powerful flare that emerged from region 808 on the sun Wednesday afternoon rated the fourth-largest in the last 15 years. Intense radio emissions were associated with the flare. It rated an R-4, or severe, on NOAA's space weather scale for radio blackouts. "This event created a complete blackout of high-frequency communications on the day-lit side of Earth, which included the entire U.S. and basically anywhere the...
  • Title of Thread

    08/26/2005 2:03:58 PM PDT · by StridentModerate · 227 replies · 3,854+ views
    unsourced | today | author
    Body of Thread. body of thread.
  • NATO to Help Ukraine Destroy Weapons

    02/21/2005 7:06:19 AM PST · by LwinAungSoe · 3 replies · 280+ views
    AP ^ | 2005 Feb 21 | PAUL AMES
    BRUSSELS, Belgium - NATO announced a 12-year program to help Ukraine destroy millions of surplus Soviet-era weapons in what the alliance called the largest demilitarization effort underway anywhere in the world. The announcement came as Ukraine's new, Westward-leaning president prepared to attend a NATO summit Tuesday in Brussels, where he was expected to ask for closer cooperation between the military bloc and Ukraine. NATO, which has said Ukraine is not ready for full membership, released a statement Saturday about the program, saying it would eliminate 133,000 tons of munitions and 1.5 million small arms and light weapons. "Much of this...
  • 2004 Was Fourth-Warmest Year Ever Recorded

    02/10/2005 3:23:50 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 47 replies · 1,296+ views
    The New York Times ^ | February 10, 2005 | ANDREW C. REVKIN
    Last year was the fourth warmest since systematic temperature measurements began around the world in the 19th century, NASA scientists said yesterday. Particularly high temperatures were measured over Alaska, the Caspian Sea region of Europe and the Antarctic Peninsula, while the United States was unusually cool. But the global average continued a 30-year rise that is "due primarily to increasing greenhouse gases in the atmosphere," said Dr. James E. Hansen, director of NASA's Goddard Institute for Space Studies, in Manhattan. The main source of such gases is smokestack and tailpipe emissions from burning coal and oil. The highest global average...
  • Will someone please pull these I'm so stupid, I signed up and got the Zot threads

    01/17/2005 10:21:53 PM PST · by BJungNan · 86 replies · 1,869+ views
    Vanity Me | January 17, 2005 | me
    Enough already. Where are the moderators that are letting these dang threads from this Zot wanna bees going on and on and on. The one up now is at 7,000 plus. Another one was at over 64,000 the last I looked. Don't just boot the idiots, pull the threads they start too!
  • SUSPECT VERSUS VICTIM

    12/10/2004 5:43:09 AM PST · by WARLORDOFTEXAS · 198 replies · 2,292+ views
    SELF | 12/10/04 | WARLORDOFTEXAS
    IF YOU WERE FORCED TO KILL SOMEONE WHO STARTED SHOOTING AT YOU IN TEXAS, YOU ARE CONSIDERED THE SUSPECT EVEN IF YOU HAVE BEEN CLEARED BY THE GRAND JURY AND ACCEPTED AS A VICTIM OF CRIME BY THE ATTORNEY GENERAL. THE COPS WILL NOT CHANGE THAT STATUS OF A CITIZEN. WHEN A COP SHOOTS A MAN WITH A KNIFE OF OTHER WEAPON WITHOUT ATTEMPTING TO KILL THE COP, THE COP IS THE "HERO". WHY IS THAT? CAN SOMEONE EXPLAIN?
  • Unnngh..

    10/05/2004 11:42:29 AM PDT · by sam_whiskey · 3,851 replies · 73,100+ views
    unnngh...
  • Ah, Reuters (You won't believe this one!)

    08/27/2004 5:29:13 PM PDT · by TonyInOhio · 128 replies · 4,373+ views
    The Corner on National Review Online ^ | 08/27/04 | Ramesh Ponnuru
    AH, REUTERS [Ramesh Ponnuru] Doug Johnson, legislative director of the National Right to Life Committee, sent out a press release on the latest partial-birth ruling. Here's an email he got in response from Todd Eastham, the North American news editor for Reuters:"What's your plan for parenting & educating all the unwanted children you people want to bring into the world? Who will pay for policing our streets & maintaining the prisons needed to contain them when you, their parents & the system fail them? Oh, sorry. All that money has been earmarked to pay off the Bush deficit. Give me...
  • It looks like after the war (Tornados now also in England and Germany !)

    06/24/2004 2:28:49 AM PDT · by Truth666 · 20 replies · 473+ views
    "It looks like after the war" - Der Spiegel headlines after the devastation caused by extreme low pressure systems moving across the Atlantic, causing tornados. Brighton, England : Germany :