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  • Psychic's mass grave tip proves false

    06/07/2011 6:39:21 PM PDT · by avg_freeper · 51 replies
    HOUSTON CHRONICLE ^ | June 7, 2011, 8:18PM
    Authorities converged on a residential property near the Liberty County town of Hardin on Tuesday night after the sheriff’s office received a phone tip from a self-professed psychic that 25 to 30 dismembered bodies were buried there. By 8 p.m., Liberty County Judge Craig McNair said that no bodies were found inside the house. Cadaver dogs were inside and found nothing. A preliminary search by law enforcement officers earlier in the day found evidence of what they believed was blood, but no sign of anything else, leading them to suggest the call may have been a hoax. A search warrant...
  • Breaking: Tucson Tea Party Leader Threatened At ABC Taping,

    01/15/2011 2:55:28 PM PST · by avg_freeper · 84 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | Jan 15, 2011 | Jim Hoft
    Breaking: Tucson Tea Party Leader Threatened At ABC Taping, Audience Member Screams: “Trent Humphries You’re Dead!” While Trent was speaking at the event, an audience member screamed, “Trent Humphries, you’re dead!” ABC News held a town hall event today in Tucson, Arizona. Local officials, friends and heroes were at the event. News anchor Christiane Amanpour was the host. The segment will air tomorrow. ABC gathered members from the Tucson community to discuss the tragic shooting last Saturday that wounded Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and left 6 people dead. State Representative Terri Proud was at the event sitting between Trent and the...
  • Is the "GMT-0500 (Central Daylight Time)" text new?

    08/16/2010 4:17:42 PM PDT · by avg_freeper · 20 replies
    Me
    I've just noticed that text in the post time for thread comments. Is it part of a new forum software upgrade? I don't think I remember seeing it before now.
  • Union: Hawker may make massive cuts (Wichita, KS: Beechcraft)

    07/15/2010 7:28:34 AM PDT · by avg_freeper · 20 replies · 2+ views
    The Wichta Eagle ^ | Thu, Jul. 15, 2010 | MOLLY McMILLIN
    Union officials said Wednesday that Hawker Beechcraft is considering moving work out of Wichita that could shrink its hourly work force 50 to 75 percent over the next two years. Union and company leaders met Wednesday about the future of the Wichita facility and its jobs, the union said. "The outlook given by the company was bleak for the future," Machinists District 70 president Steve Rooney said in a letter to workers. "The picture we are getting is of a Hawker Beechcraft Wichita that will shrink almost immediately down to 25 percent or more within two years, without a guarantee...
  • Big Peace

    07/04/2010 9:49:40 AM PDT · by avg_freeper · 4 replies
    Big Journalism ^ | July 4, 2010 | Andrew Breitbart
    A little less than a year after announcing it, in front of Vice President Cheney, Donald Rumsfeld and many other American foreign policy elites at Frank Gaffney’s “Keeper of the Flame” Award Dinner in October 2009, we are finally launching Big Peace.It took nine months because this site has to be done right, and with Hoover Institution Research Fellow and bestselling author Peter Schweizer, we found the perfect editor.  Because  I am not a foreign policy or military expert, I needed to create a core editorial unit that represented the highest-end understanding of policy while at the same time bringing,...
  • Reward: $100,000 for Full ‘JournoList’ Archive; Source Fully Protected

    06/29/2010 10:38:19 AM PDT · by avg_freeper · 52 replies
    Big Journalism ^ | June 29, 2010 | Andrew Breitbart
    I’ve had $100,000 burning in my pocket for the last three months and I’d really like to spend it on a worthy cause. So how about this: in the interests of journalistic transparency, and to offer the American public a unique insight in the workings of the Democrat-Media Complex, I’m offering $100,000 for the full “JournoList” archive, source fully protected. Now there’s an offer somebody can’t refuse.
  • Obama Officials Sat On Damning Obamacare Info Until After Congressional Vote

    04/30/2010 5:54:46 AM PDT · by avg_freeper · 41 replies · 3,484+ views
    Gateway Pundit ^ | Friday, April 30, 2010 | Jim Hoft
    The Obama-Pelosi Regime took control of one-sixth of the nation’s economy when they passed their nationalized health care bill and signed it into law in late March. The bill was never popular but democrats persisted and rammed the bill through Congress. Now, there are reports that the Obama Administration sat on damning information and hid it from the public until after their bill was passed into law.On Monday the American Spectator reported that a damning health care report generated by actuaries at the Health and Human Services (HHS) Department was given to HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius more than a week...
  • In Topeka(KS), some protesters decry cuts; others blast spending

    04/29/2010 7:22:56 AM PDT · by avg_freeper · 8 replies · 345+ views
    The Wichita Eagle ^ | Thu, Apr. 29, 2010 | Dion Lefler
    TOPEKA — You didn't need to stray from the south lawn of the Kansas Capitol to see the opposite poles of the state budget debate Wednesday. In the morning, hundreds of people with developmental disabilities and their supporters in "Can you see me now?" T-shirts tied more than 4,000 blue ribbons on a fence, urging lawmakers to raise taxes to restore funding cuts and reduce waiting lists for disability services.
  • AFP-Kansas’ Annual Day at the Capitol (PJ.O'Rourke and M.Malkin speakers)

    04/24/2010 8:04:37 AM PDT · by avg_freeper · 3 replies · 503+ views
    Day at the Capitol on Wednesday, April 28. We will start at 9 a.m. at Maner Conference Center (17th and Western, Topeka), and end the day with an AFP rally on the Statehouse steps. Registration and check-in begin at 8 a.m., with a book signing session beginning at 8:30 a.m. Seating is first-come, first-served so please arrive promptly! April 28 is the first day of the Legislature’s veto session, when the state budget and votes on tax increases will be decided so it will be critical to show your opposition to tax increases. The $20 registration fee includes lunch, materials...
  • Joe the Plumber: Setting the Record Straight

    02/16/2010 10:07:12 AM PST · by avg_freeper · 22 replies · 1,886+ views
    BREITBART/BIGGOVERNMENT ^ | Feb. 16, 2010 | Joe 'The Plumber' Wurzelbacher
    The last few days have me once again at the center of a lot of talk. This time, it’s not what I asked candidate Obama or what he said back to me. But it is because I again said exactly what was on mind and some people have now rather gleefully seen my words as a stumble on the national stage. Maybe so–or maybe it’s another step toward honesty that only looks like a stumble to those who think every word must be scrubbed for effect and the political advantage of those “behind the curtain”. For those who missed it,...
  • The LA Story, Part IV: Program for Torture Victims (New O'Keefe ACORN VID)

    11/19/2009 4:25:46 PM PST · by avg_freeper · 12 replies · 882+ views
    BigGovernment ^ | Nov 19th 2009 at 4:50 pm | James O'Keefe
    Lavelle Stewart, of ACORN in South Central Los Angeles, tells us she thinks we have to hook up with “someone who’s on that international sex business level,” that “14 and 15 year olds been traveling overseas for years,” that she can do independent research for us, and that she has had meetings with Porn magnate Larry Flynt. As for laundering the sex money into my faux political campaign, Lavelle says, “there are ways, people do it all the time. Yeah there are ways, especially out here in California.”
  • AP sources: Authorities had concerns about suspect (Fort Hood shooter)

    11/05/2009 5:36:56 PM PST · by avg_freeper · 153 replies · 6,058+ views
    Breitbart ^ | Nov 5 08:15 PM US/Eastern | LARA JAKES
    WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal law enforcement officials say the suspected Fort Hood, Texas, shooter had come to their attention at least six months ago because of Internet postings that discussed suicide bombings and other threats. The officials say the postings appeared to have been made by Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan, who was killed during the shooting incident that left least 11 others dead and 31 wounded. The officials say they are still trying to confirm that he was the author. They say an official investigation was not opened.
  • Breaking: Palin Supports Hoffman

    10/22/2009 5:47:30 PM PDT · by avg_freeper · 371 replies · 14,832+ views
    The Weekly Standard ^ | October 22, 2009 08:17 PM | John McCormack
    THE WEEKLY STANDARD just received a statement from Sarah Palin endorsing conservative Doug Hoffman for Congress: The people of the 23rd Congressional District of New York are ready to shake things up, and Doug Hoffman is coming on strong as Election Day approaches! He needs our help now. The votes of every member of Congress affect every American, so it's important for all of us to pay attention to this important Congressional campaign in upstate New York. I am very pleased to announce my support for Doug Hoffman in his fight to be the next Representative from New York's 23rd...
  • Constituent lectures Congressman on executive power (Perriello D:VA)

    09/05/2009 7:32:15 AM PDT · by avg_freeper · 4 replies · 937+ views
    Hor Air ^ | SEPTEMBER 5, 2009 | ED MORRISSEY
    Check out the video at the link:Video: Constituent lectures Congressman on executive power
  • Scientists: More pubs means less publications

    03/18/2008 12:41:27 PM PDT · by avg_freeper · 14 replies · 853+ views
    ITWire ^ | March 16, 2008 | William Atkins
    According to a pioneering study by a Czech Republic scientist, beer is bad for science because the inebriating effects of beer lower creativity in scientific research. Could this problem be carried over to college students and the general population? Behavioral ecologist Tomáš Grim, of the Department of Zoology at Palacký University (Olomouc, Czech Republic) wrote the 2008 paper, “A possible role of social activity to explain differences in publication output among ecologists.” It appears in the Oikos, the journal of The Nordic Ecological Society. Grim, like all scientists, knew that the number of scientific papers produced each year is a major...
  • (Jeff) Healey had a love of life

    03/08/2008 7:36:37 PM PST · by avg_freeper · 38 replies · 1,480+ views
    The Sudbury Star ^ | 03/08/2008 | Bill Steadman
    Jeff Healey is dead. There is no more stark way to say it. Sadly, discussing the end of this man's life in less bleak terminology will not change the outcome. Jeff Healey is dead at the age of 41. I first learned about Jeff Healey in the 1990s, thanks to my teenage daughters. Then he was an up-and-coming Canadian rocker who received great notoriety for his incredible guitar skills. Though blind by age one due to a rare form of cancer known as retinoblastoma, Healey learned the intricacies of the guitar, starting to play in his own unorthodox manner before...
  • Introducing Kieran Michael Lalor '08 - NY's 19th Congressional District

    04/02/2007 6:19:40 PM PDT · by avg_freeper · 8 replies · 972+ views
    from email ^ | March 23, 2007 | Kieran Michael Lalor
    Fellow freeper notaliberal asked for help in posting the following email from Kieran Lalor         Since I started exploring a run for US Congress in earnest, I've gotten a tremendous amount of positive feedback from family and friends, from my neighbors here in New York's Hudson Valley and from subscribers to my national MARINE CORPS POST and ETERNAL VIGILANCE SOCIETY websites. Thank you one and all. Of course, campaigns aren't fueled by best wishes (if they were I know I'd win), so I hope you'll seriously consider joining my campaign with a donation. The next reporting deadline...
  • Police: U.S. seniors fight off muggers, killing one

    02/22/2007 12:46:29 PM PST · by avg_freeper · 37 replies · 1,937+ views
    CNN ^ | February 22, 2007
    SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (AP) -- A tour group of U.S. senior citizens fought off a band of muggers in eastern Costa Rica, ... One of the tourists -- a retired U.S. serviceman ... in his 70s -- allegedly put Warner Segura in a headlock and broke his clavicle ... "It was a group of 12 senior citizens from the United States who were going to spend a few hours in the area, but their tour bus entered a dangerous sector known as Cieneguita",
  • Hercules plane destroyed in Iraq (by RAF, prevented recovery)

    02/13/2007 7:00:24 AM PST · by avg_freeper · 22 replies · 9,654+ views
    BBC ^ | Tuesday, 13 February 2007
    An RAF Hercules transport plane has been destroyed in southern Iraq after it was damaged in an "incident" on landing, the Ministry of Defence said. Two people suffered minor injuries in Monday's incident, after which the C130 plane was destroyed because of the potential risk involved in recovery. A military spokesman in Basra said there was no evidence of hostile action during the landing in Maysan province. The plane, based at RAF Lyneham, had been on a routine re-supply journey. It landed 20km north of Al-Amarah at about 2010 local time (1710GMT). The two people injured were taken to hospital,...
  • Full throttle with the Blue Angels (AJC staffer turns blue)

    04/28/2006 1:30:37 PM PDT · by avg_freeper · 37 replies · 9,070+ views
    Atlanta Journal-Constitution ^ | April '06 | Steve Beatty
    Before this weekend's free airshow at Naval Air Station Atlanta, AJC staffer Steve Beatty joined Lt. Kevin Davis for a fun-filled afternoon of barrel rolls and other tricks high above Athens in a $24 million F/A-18. Beatty only passed out three times.See the highlights.