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  • Final Thoughts on the Russian-American Spy Swap

    07/10/2010 7:43:38 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 11 replies · 1+ views
    Pajamas Media ^ | July 9, 2010 | John Radosh
    The ten arrested Russian spies have arrived in Vienna, and shortly will be back in Moscow. Sentenced last night in New York, they gave their real Russian names, pleaded guilty, and were sentenced to time served — a few short days. Never has a spy swap been orchestrated so quickly. In the era of the Cold War, there were plenty of swaps. The most famous was that of KGB Colonel Rudolf Abel for the U-2 pilot Francis Gary Powers in 1962. Abel was the name he adopted, when he lived in Greenwich Village and Brooklyn, and posed as an artist....
  • John Kerry joins Carnegie think tank

    03/02/2017 1:58:40 PM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 51 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | March 1, 2017 | By Guy Taylor
    Former Secretary of State John F. Kerry has joined the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace as its “inaugural visiting distinguished statesman, the global think tank said Wednesday. Mr. Kerry, who served as America’s top diplomat from early 2013 through the end of the Obama administration in January of this year, will focus on “conflict resolution and global environmental challenges,” the endowment said in a statement. Mr. Kerry, a decorated Vietnam War veteran who served for nearly three decades in Congress as a Democratic senator from Massachusetts, is expected to use to post to continue pushing his legacy as an advocate...
  • Indian Air Force facing capacity crisis: U.S. expert

    03/29/2016 2:09:32 AM PDT · by sukhoi-30mki · 2 replies
    The Hindu ^ | March 28, 2016 | NARAYAN LAKSHMAN
    Even as India mulls over what fighter aircraft to invest in following Prime Minister Modi’s purchase of 36 French Rafale jets in January, a U.S. expert on India’s air capabilities has said that the Indian Air Force’s (IAF) “falling end strength and problematic force structure, combined with its troubled acquisition and development programs, threaten India’s air superiority over its rapidly modernising rivals, China and Pakistan.” In a report to be unveiled on March 28, Ashley Tellis, senior associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace specialising in international security, defence, and Asian strategic issues said that air dominance was vital...
  • Gay Rights Protests Follow Gergiev to Carnegie Hall

    10/11/2013 7:25:53 AM PDT · by Freelance Warrior · 13 replies
    ArtsBeat ^ | 10/10/2013 | MICHAEL COOPER
    . The furor in the West over Russia’s new law placing restrictions on the discussion of homosexuality continues to dog the conductor Valery Gergiev, who is one of Russia’s most important cultural exports these days. Mr. Gergiev, a prominent supporter of President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia, who signed the law, drew protests Thursday night at Carnegie Hall, just as he did last month at the opening night of the Metropolitan Opera. Shortly after Mr. Gergiev walked onto the stage at Carnegie Hall to begin leading the celebrated Mariinsky Orchestra in a program of three Stravinsky ballets, the concert was...
  • Egypt crisis: Mansour appoints ElBaradei as interim PM

    07/06/2013 12:02:34 PM PDT · by Pan_Yan · 18 replies
    BBC ^ | 6 July 2013 Last updated at 14:25 ET
    Leading liberal Egyptian politician Mohamed ElBaradei has been named interim prime minister. He was appointed following crisis talks led by President Adly Mahmud Mansour - three days after the army removed Islamist leader Mohammed Morsi amid growing nationwide unrest. The move has in turn triggered mass unrest by supporters of Mr Morsi. Mr ElBaradei - a former head of the UN's nuclear watchdog - is expected to be sworn in later on Saturday. He and other party leaders attended a meeting called by Mr Mansour on Saturday. Mr ElBaradei leads an alliance of liberal and left-wing parties, the National Salvation...
  • Soaping The Slippery Slope (who perverted our Universities)

    09/08/2012 11:44:42 AM PDT · by Broker · 9 replies
    World Magazine ^ | Aug. 25, 2010 | Marvin Olasky
    What happened to so many once-Christian colleges in the United States? Two fine books describe the decline. George Marsden's 462-page The Soul of the American University shows how once-Protestant universities became secular look-alikes. James Burtchaell's The Dying of the Light: The Disengagement of Colleges and Universities from Their Christian Churches uses 868 pages to show not only how schools moved from liberal theism to secularism but how, before that, they moved from theologically conservative to liberal I'll try to give the high points of 1,330 pages in fewer than 1,330 words: Three central messages are (1) Follow the money, (2)...
  • Police: Black man tells white official ‘I hate all white people’

    07/19/2012 5:43:50 PM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 34 replies
    WPXI ^ | July 19, 2012
    <p>Police have charged a black man with harassing a Pittsburgh-area borough official by screaming "I hate white people" as the woman arrived early for a council meeting.</p> <p>Carnegie police filed harassment and disorderly conduct charges Tuesday against 40-year-old David Settles, of Carnegie, stemming from the July 9 encounter with Carnegie borough Councilwoman Carol Covi.</p>
  • "The New Leviathan: HOW LEFT-WING MONEY ... SHAPES American Politics & THREATENS America's Future"

    07/09/2012 3:13:45 AM PDT · by Yosemitest · 3 replies
    C SPAN 2 Book TV ^ | June 22, 2012 | David Horowitz
    "The New Leviathan:""How the Left-Wing Money-Machine Shapes American Politics""and Threatens America's Future" By David Horowitz and Jacob Laksin David Horowitz contends that tax-exempt organizations of the political left,who present themselves are more aligned with the concerns of the poor and working class than conservative groups and the Republican Party, have assets over 100 hundred billion dollars and outspend conservatives seven to one. The author argues that the Left has used their finances to promote a progressive agenda that has transformed the political landscape. David Horowitz speaks at the Four Seasons in Los Angeles.
  • Decoding India's MMRCA Decision

    06/02/2011 9:23:06 PM PDT · by sukhoi-30mki · 7 replies
    Force Magazine, India ^ | June 3, 2011 | Ashley J. Tellis
    Decoding India's MMRCA Decision Ashley J. Tellis Force, June 3, 2011 India ’s rejection of the F-16IN Super Viper and the F/A-18E/F Super Hornet in its hotly contested medium multirole combat aircraft (MMRCA) competition has disappointed many in the United States. Because there were great expectations that New Delhi would leverage this fly-off to cement its strategic partnership with Washington — particularly in the aftermath of the herculean American efforts to consummate the civilian nuclear cooperation agreement — India’s selection of two European platforms, the Eurofighter and the Rafale, as the finalists for the multirole component of its air force...
  • The Root of Sexism

    03/08/2011 9:28:29 AM PST · by Academiadotorg · 1 replies
    Accuracy in Academia ^ | March 8, 2011 | Malcolm A. Kline
    The very quarter which pumps out reams of studies on the dangers of sexism can’t get its collective mind off the root of that word. “A few weeks into the term, Deborah Stearns asks her Montgomery College students to do something they’ve probably never done in a classroom before: to name all of the sexual terms that they know, no matter how vulgar or taboo they might be,” Rachel Louise Ensign wrote in the March 11, 2011 issue of The Chronicle of Higher Education.”By the end of the class, the students have put together a lengthy and varied list.” “I...
  • The Muslim Brotherhood's Long-Standing War On The West (US Politicians)

    02/02/2011 10:18:40 PM PST · by bronxville · 148 replies
    US Politicians Duped By The Brotherhood In the United States, one individual maintained a pretense of "moderation" which would later embarrass the left and the right. According to the testimony of Dr. Michael Waller to the US Senate Committee on the Judiciary, Abdurahman Alamoudi was a member of the Muslim Brotherhood. A man born in Eritrea in 1951, he arrived in the US in 1979 and became a naturalized US citizen on May 23, 1996. From 1985 onwards he became involved in many Muslim groups. In 1990 he founded the Washington DC-based American Muslim Council (AMC), which Waller states "has...
  • A Beck inspired 'blackboard' on left wing funding from foundations to public media and more

    03/12/2010 5:37:18 PM PST · by Halfmanhalfamazing · 17 replies · 1,087+ views
    After creating a huge post regarding all the different ways that the left shuffles funding around towards NPR, I realized it was probably a bit too long and I thought there might be a better way. So here is a visual which should help make it easier:
  • Tracking Left wing funding of NPR

    01/02/2010 5:41:39 PM PST · by Halfmanhalfamazing · 40 replies · 3,045+ views
    As you start to read all this, you'll laugh at how incestuous it all gets. Let's start with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, which as I've noted in the past is tied in with the Soros foundation. Together, the two worked on something called The Project on Death in America.(PDIA) http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2341083/posts And speaking of Mr Soros, he himself(his foundations) have given directly to NPR. Compared to some of the other numbers I'm seeing, it's a small amount of $250,000. But it doesn't matter. Soros money is soros money in my book. http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2396058/posts Additional information about RWJF can be found here....
  • Mike Ditka for Senate, again

    01/06/2009 4:15:50 PM PST · by Salena Zito · 14 replies · 832+ views
    Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, 44th Estate ^ | January 6, 2009 | salena zito
    Mike Ditka has been a lot of things in life, including that man that could have possibly beaten then Illinois state senator Barack Obama when he ran for U.S. Senate in 2004. Instead Ditka chose not to run because of business obligations, Alan Keyes did the honors and we all know how that turned out. The Pittsburgh native, Republican, and accomplished former NFL player, television commentator, and coach is now being ‘drafted’ once again to run to fill the seat vacated by Obama. A seat that remains open despite Gov. Blagojevich’s perfectly legal (yet tainted) appointment of former Illinois attorney...
  • Maimonides: Patron Saint of Venture Capitalism

    12/29/2008 8:34:57 PM PST · by lpmorrow · 2 replies · 472+ views
    Democracy Project blog ^ | 12-28-08 | Laurie Morrow
    Suppose you were standing on the stairs outside the New York Public Library, beside Leo Astor or Leo Lenox, who gaze with serene, marbled regard across the exuberant pandemonium of Midtown Manhattan. Suppose, also, you were to ask the panoply of patrons passing by to name the fictional character who best captures the essence of capitalism. Chances are, the names you’d hear most often would be of miserly or unscrupulous figures—Dickens’ unredeemed Ebenezer Scrooge, for example, or Gordon (“Greed is Good!”) Gecko, from the movie Wall Street. Even in December, no one heading up to the Main Reading Room is...
  • National Tartan Day, 2008

    04/04/2008 6:36:30 PM PDT · by mdittmar · 94 replies · 290+ views
    The White House ^ | April 4, 2008 | GEORGE W. BUSH
    A Proclamation by the President of the United States of America Americans of Scottish descent have made enduring contributions to our Nation with their hard work, faith, and values. On National Tartan Day, we celebrate the spirit and character of Scottish Americans and recognize their many contributions to our culture and our way of life. Scotland and the United States have long shared ties of family and friendship, and many of our country's most cherished customs and ideals first grew to maturity on Scotland's soil. The Declaration of Arbroath, the Scottish Declaration of Independence signed in 1320, embodied the Scots'...
  • Father of wolf victim relieved to have answers

    11/04/2007 10:21:55 PM PST · by george76 · 54 replies · 327+ views
    CBC News ^ | November 2, 2007
    The father of an Ontario man killed in a wolf attack in northern Saskatchewan says it's a relief to finally have the truth come out. A coroner's jury in Prince Albert ruled Thursday that wolves killed Kenton Carnegie in November 2005. The 22-year-old University of Waterloo engineering student had been on a work-term ... An expert, who prepared a report for the coroner's office, said it was more likely a bear killed Carnegie. But in the end, the jury dismissed that notion, declaring it a wolf attack. "Kenton was an honest man," he said. "His life was honest, we didn't...
  • Wolves Suspected in Death of 22-year-old Ontario Man

    10/17/2007 7:30:10 PM PDT · by george76 · 67 replies · 221+ views
    Epoch Times International ^ | Nov 17, 2005 | Stephanie West
    Last week, the body of 22-year-old Kenton Joel Carnegie was found near Wollaston Lake in Northern Saskatchewan mauled to death by what is suspected to have been wolves. "All of the injuries discovered in the autopsy are consistent with animal bites. But you can't completely rule everything out until the investigation is complete," Heather Russel, spokesperson for the RCMP told CBC. Although the type of animal bite has not been confirmed, suspicions run high that they were that of wolves. Tracks were found near the body, and locals have been reporting a growing number of close encounters with wolves. Carnegie...
  • U.S. fund awards Russian who died trying to save child

    07/07/2007 4:43:21 AM PDT · by JohnA · 8 replies · 747+ views
    RIA Novosti ^ | Jul 7, 2007 | RIA Novosti
    MOSCOW, July 6 (RIA Novosti) - A Carnegie fund commission in the U.S. awarded a medal for heroism Friday to a Russian man who died trying to save a girl from falling into a canyon. Vitaly Tsikoza, 41, of Novosibirsk fell 140 meters (450 feet) to his death trying to save three-year-old Paulina Filippova at American Fork Canyon in Utah on September 24, 2006. The Pittsburgh-based Carnegie Hero Fund Commission meets five times annually to choose honorees. Since the fund was established in 1904, over 9,000 people have received heroism medals.
  • Ancient Meets Modern In Unique Effort

    03/01/2006 8:09:40 AM PST · by KMJames · 2 replies · 223+ views
    Pittsburgh Tribune Review ^ | 3-1-06 | Jennifer Bails
    Ancient Meets Modern In Unique Effort ...In their quest to become better doctors, University of Pittsburgh medical students soon could put aside their human cadavers for a few hours each week to study dinosaur bones and other fossils. Officials from Pitt's School of Medicine and the Carnegie Museum of Natural History plan to announce a unique partnership today that will allow aspiring physicians to take courses at the museum. In return, museum scientists will have access to the university's CT scanners, electron microscopes and other medical technology to analyze their vast collection of specimens... ...The course will cover the evolutionary...