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  • Unfinished metro tunnel collapses in Iran, 3 workers dead

    09/07/2016 7:33:13 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 8 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Sep 7, 2016 2:29 PM EDT
    Iranian media say a metro tunnel that was under construction in Tehran has collapsed, killing at least three workers. The semi-official Fars news agency and other outlets say 16 workers survived Wednesday’s cave-in, including six who were taken to the hospital for treatment. Rescuers are still searching for one worker. …
  • The Great Catholic Cave-In that Wasn’t

    10/14/2014 2:33:54 PM PDT · by St_Thomas_Aquinas · 9 replies
    National Review ^ | 10/14/2014 | George Weigel
    For the better part of a half century, the New York Times, and similarly situated purveyors of news and opinion, have eagerly awaited the Great Catholic Cave-In: that blessed moment when, at long last, the Catholic Church, like many other Christian communities, would concede that the sexual revolution had gotten it right all along and would adjust its teaching and practice to suit. A Times “breaking story” on October 13, under the headline “Vatican Signals More Tolerance Toward Gays and Remarriage,” might have struck the unwary or uninformed (or those equally committed to the Times agenda in these matters) as...
  • Journalists guide to islam called cave in to political correctness

    04/12/2014 6:29:24 AM PDT · by armydawg505 · 4 replies ^ | 4/12/14 | Perry Chiaramonte
    A "how-to" guide published by a prominent journalism school to help reporters covering Islam-related issues is under fire from critics who say it sacrifices the First Amendment to political correctness. "Islam for Journalists,” an online guide from Washington State University, says coverage of the Muslim world can be fair, yet inoffensive without compromising journalistic principles. Yet it pointedly condemns publication of images of Muhammed, an act which is forbidden by the Koran, and seems to equate it with violence carried out in the name of Islam. Click here to read "Islam for Journalists" “Across the Muslim world extremists are wielding...
  • Sens. Cruz, Lee say they won't block deal

    10/16/2013 9:58:14 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 269 replies
    Sens. Cruz, Lee say they won't block deal By Mike Lillis - 10/16/13 12:38 PM ET Sens. Ted Cruz and Mike Lee said Wednesday that they won't try to block the bipartisan deal to reopen the government and raise the debt ceiling. "The timing of the vote will make no difference to the outcome," Cruz (R-Texas) said. "I have no intention of delaying the vote." Cruz and Lee (R-Utah) had spearheaded the campaign to attach ObamaCare language to any new budget bills, and had pushed their colleagues to take a hard-line stance. But the pair emerged from a meeting of...
  • Reject This

    10/15/2013 3:01:57 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 44 replies
    Red State ^ | 10/15/2013 | Erick Erickson
    The basic framework of the deal Mitch McConnell and Harry Reid have hammered out is coming to light. The provision the GOP is crowing over — that the Obama Administration will check the income levels of those who receive a subsidy — is already the law. Meanwhile, the GOP will let the rest of the year proceed above sequester level spending, give the unions another carve out of Obamacare, and extend the debt limit to February. I’m sure at the last minute they’ll also delay the medical device tax so it looks like Harry Reid caved on something. Really, it’ll...

    10/11/2013 8:29:17 AM PDT · by Graewoulf · 32 replies
    Graewoulf | October 11, 2013 | Graewoulf
    If Boehner and his House RINOs Cave In, and do NOT defund the Communist Law Obamacare, have they led us into the no escape, Communist Box Canyon called Obamacare? If Obamacare is not defunded by Boehner, Cantor and Ryan, then a name change is in order. Suggestions are as follows: BOEHNERCARE, or RINOCARE. Note: Capital letters are preferred to remind us of the Capital offense these sorry RINOs will have done to our descendants. In this way we can more accurately be reminded of who the real enemies of Freedom of Choice really are: Boehner and his House RINOs. What...
  • Boehner Will Lift Debt Limit Now--If Obama Will Talk Later

    10/10/2013 2:59:31 PM PDT · by SatinDoll · 30 replies
    CNSNews. com ^ | October 10, 2013 | Susan Jones
    House Republicans say they'll go for a temporary extension of the debt ceiling in exchange for a "real commitment" from President Obama and Democrats to talk about the nation's pressing problems. At a news conference Thursday morning, House Speaker John Boehner said Republicans are ready to "move half way -- half way to what (Obama's) demanded." [snip] - See more at:
  • Paul Ryan Wants Budget Conference (GOP caves on shutdown?)

    10/10/2013 9:31:30 AM PDT · by Alter Kaker · 104 replies
    Roll Call ^ | 10/10/2013 | Emma Dumain and Niels Lesniewski
    Updated 12:28 p.m. | House Budget Chairman Paul D. Ryan, R-Wis., told reporters Thursday morning that he intends to go to conference on the budget, signaling the end to one of the year’s greatest impasses between the two parties and chambers. “We’re gonna start negotiations,” Ryan said. “I intend to go to conference. “I think when Leader Pelosi said that they would remove all the motions to instruct, that was a good-faith effort to get serious negotiations going,” he continued. “We intend to go to conference on that. As you know, a budget resolution is not sufficient to do all...
  • Now 18 House Republicans Are Ready to Throw in the Towel in Obamacare Fight [Title Shortened]

    10/02/2013 3:37:24 PM PDT · by Timber Rattler · 110 replies
    The Blaze ^ | October 2, 2013 | Jason Howerton
    There are now reportedly a total of 18 House Republicans ready to throw in the towel in the current battle over Obamacare in order to end the first government shutdown in 17 years. As TheBlaze reported on Tuesday, Democrats needs just 17 GOP lawmakers to defect from the majority of Republicans in the House to pass a “clean” continuing resolution that fully funds both Obamacare and the federal government.
  • House GOP seeks conference with Senate Dems on shutdown (The cave begins?)

    09/30/2013 8:08:34 PM PDT · by Qbert · 45 replies
    The Hill ^ | 09/30/13 | Pete Kasperowicz
    House Republican leaders will seek a conference committee with Senate Democrats in a last-ditch effort to find a compromise on a short-term spending bill, a GOP aide confirmed late Monday night. The GOP proposal to meet comes after a days of sending bills back and forth to each other with no effect. The House has sent the Senate proposals to undermine ObamaCare, while the Senate continues to insist on a spending resolution that doesn't touch ObamaCare. A conference committee would give a members of both chambers to meet face to face to decide how to move forward on a spending...
  • Repeal Elections for McConnell and Boehner or Just Resign as Sorry "Leaders?"

    12/22/2011 10:23:26 PM PST · by Graewoulf · 67 replies
    Graewoulf | December 23, 2011 | Graewoulf
    The last non-Socialist Leader in the US Federal Government caved in last night to the Socialist-Democrat Wing of the once proud Democrat Party. Yep, ol' Boehner-Head finally cut all pretense of protecting the TAXED ENOUGH ALREADY folks from the terrible damage done to America by the Socialist-Democrats led by Chairman Obama, "Bottleneck" Reid and of course, certifiably brain-dead, Ex-Bottleneck, Princess Nancy. All of this could have been avoided if Son-of-a-Mitch McConnell had not joined the Socialist-Democrat Party and caved in to "Bottleneck" Reid on the payroll 2/3 tax "deal." Pay 2 month taxes on a quarterly basis. Yep, both Mitch...
  • Will Republicans, Once Again, Snatch Defeat From The Jaws Of Victory?

    02/10/2010 8:04:39 PM PST · by WOBBLY BOB · 21 replies · 689+ views
    Congressional Republicans may resurrect ObamaCare from the dead. You read that right… Republicans in Congress may actually fall for a political trap being set by Barack Obama designed to breathe new life into ObamaCare. That’s why it’s imperative we take decisive and immediate action to stop them. As reported by The New York Times: "President Obama said Sunday that he would convene a half-day bipartisan health care session at the White House to be televised live this month, a high-profile gambit that will allow Americans to watch as Democrats and Republicans try to break their political impasse." Of course, you...
  • Pope in Israel calls for Palestinian homeland

    05/11/2009 3:34:25 AM PDT · by SkyPilot · 35 replies · 1,255+ views
    AP and MyWay news ^ | 11 May 2009 | VICTOR L. SIMPSON
    TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) - Pope Benedict XVI called for the establishment of an independent Palestinian homeland immediately after he arrived in Israel Monday, a stance that could put him at odds with his hosts on a trip aimed at easing strains between the Vatican and Jews. The pope also took on the delicate issue of the Holocaust, pledging to "honor the memory" of the 6 million Jewish victims of the Nazi genocide at the start of his five-day visit to Israel and the Palestinian territories. Benedict urged Israelis and Palestinians to "explore every possible avenue" to resolve their differences...
  • US Senate Republicans won't delay stimulus:McConnell (with McConnell contact info) Never give in!!

    02/11/2009 4:02:05 PM PST · by markomalley · 182 replies · 8,788+ views
    al Reuters ^ | 2/11/2009
    U.S. Senate Republicans are not planning to try and use procedural maneuvers to delay passage of a proposed $789 billion economic stimulus bill, the party's leader in the Senate, Mitch McConnell, said on Wednesday. McConnell said there was a widespread feeling in the minority party that they "ought to vote and move on." He spoke after congressional negotiators said they had reached a deal on the massive package of spending and tax cuts to try and rescue the flailing economy.
  • Who won today?

    09/28/2008 7:03:42 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 80 replies · 1,428+ views
    1) Nancy (the Party is Over) Pelosi 2) Harry Reid 3) Barney Frank 4) Chris Dodd 5) Obama bin Biden
  • Va. Beach Police drop obscenity charges in Abercrombie & Fitch ads case

    02/05/2008 9:33:12 AM PST · by doc30 · 26 replies · 173+ views
    WVEC ^ | 2/5/2008 | By 13News
    VIRGINIA BEACH -- Monday, Virginia Beach Police dropped obscenity charges stemming from two poster advertisements for Abercrombie & Fitch at Lynnhaven Mall. Police confiscated the ads Saturday, saying they violated the city's obscenity law because some of the models were partially nude. One showed a group of shirtless male models and one has his jeans low enough to show a part of his buttocks. Police say they received several complaints about the ads and had met with local store officials, in which police informed them they were in violation of the code. The window displays went up in 363 stores...
  • Cave-in at Utah mine kills 3 rescue workers

    08/17/2007 2:30:27 AM PDT · by Westlander · 4 replies · 669+ views
    Associated Press and Reuters ^ | 8-17-2007 | Associated Press and Reuters
    A disastrous cave-in Thursday night killed three rescue workers and injured at least six others who were trying to tunnel through rubble to reach six trapped miners, authorities said. Mining officials were considering whether to suspend the rescue effort.
  • Hamas announces militant died while digging underground tunnel

    10/29/2006 12:23:35 PM PST · by HAL9000 · 12 replies · 543+ views
    Associated Press (excerpt) ^ | October 29, 2006
    Excerpt - A Hamas militant died Sunday while digging an underground tunnel to be used in the Islamic group’s fight against Israel, Hamas said in a statement. The group did not identify the location of the tunnel. ~ snip ~
  • (Vanity) Are You Listening?

    09/04/2005 2:46:03 PM PDT · by TBP · 5 replies · 474+ views
    Me | Now | Me
    During the Michael Graham fiasco, we all wrote to WMAL saying we would not listen again. How many have found themselves listening to the station. I am happy to say I have not. I hve even gone to the lengths of emailing them and their advertisers to tell them why (again!)
  • Shaking down Wachovia

    06/15/2005 12:42:27 PM PDT · by JZelle · 74 replies · 1,538+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | 6-15-05 | Editorial
    The slavery-reparations crowd is serious about raiding corporate America. That's the lesson to draw from what's happening to Wachovia Corp., the nation's fourth-largest bank, which says that predecessors to two companies it acquired in 1991 and 2001 once traded in slaves. It doesn't take a historian to see that Wachovia is being mau-maued. Wachovia and other companies are now discovering that giving to the slavery-reparations movement is a losing proposition. Two weeks ago Wachovia announced that First Union Corp., with which it merged in 2001, and the South Carolina National Corp., which joined it in 1991, had absorbed predecessor companies...
  • Selective angst

    06/13/2005 11:26:22 AM PDT · by JZelle · 5 replies · 434+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | 6-13-05 | Mark Steyn
    Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe's kleptocrat strongman, destroyed a mosque the other day. It was in Hatcliffe Extension, a shantytown on the edge of Harare, razed by the "police." Mr. Mugabe is an equal-opportunity razer: He also bulldozed a Catholic-run Aids center. The government destroyed the town to drive the locals into the countryside to live on land stolen from white farmers. Quite how that's meant to benefit any of those involved or the broader needs of Zimbabwe is beyond me, but then I'm no expert in Afro-Marxist economic theory.
  • A battle delayed

    05/27/2005 11:33:23 AM PDT · by JZelle · 6 replies · 518+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | 5-27-05 | R. Emmett Tyrrell Jr.
    Drat. The battle royal I predicted last week is off in the U.S. Senate. The battle was to be fought between Democrats and Republicans over what conservatives call "the constitutional option" and liberals call "the nuclear option." That it was reported throughout the media as the "nuclear option" is still more evidence the media are liberal. Obviously the argument over whether the media are liberal or not is another of America's unnecessary debates. So too is the argument over whether the president's judicial nominees are "activist" an unnecessary debate. What distinguishes the president's nominees from what in the recent past...
  • 55 minus 7 = GOP defeat

    05/25/2005 12:01:41 PM PDT · by JZelle · 81 replies · 2,169+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | 5-25-05 | Editorial
    The arithmetic tells the story. The Democrats won the battle over who gets to shape the federal judiciary. In both tone and substance of their rhetoric, the Democrats believe they won, and who can argue with them? The Republican leadership is subdued, as befits a losers' locker room. The Republicans will pay dearly for the events of Monday night, when seven Democratic and seven Republican senators took over the leadership of the Senate, for a long time to come. Since the Republicans occupy the White House and command what ought to be a solid Senate majority of 55 members, this...
  • Leftist groups emails on Senate Cave-in on Judges

    05/24/2005 12:11:35 PM PDT · by Gopher Broke · 33 replies · 1,442+ views
    FROM MOVEON.ORG The power grab has failed! Last night, 14 senators struck a deal that, for now, takes the nuclear option off the table. It's a big blow for Bill Frist and the radical right, and a win for democracy. Join us at 8pm ET/5pm PT for a call with Democratic Senate Leader Harry Reid, the MoveOn staff, and other members nation-wide. Join online or get the conference call number here. Dear MoveOn member, President Bush, Bill Frist and the radical right-wing of the Republican Party have failed in their attempt to seize absolute power over the courts. Together, we've...
  • Democrat's Great Escape

    05/24/2005 5:03:35 AM PDT · by ShelleyAa · 18 replies · 823+ views
    The Great Escape Democrats today can wipe the sweat off their brows, thanks to a small group of RHINO Republicans (Republicans In Name Only). Be assured, neither Media Elite nor their party with “honesty” in hand will speak of this near-death-experience, but in truth they were going down due to their own actions or lack there of. Most understand that Democrats last hope, with loss after loss at the ballot box, is to control the judiciary, allowing only liberal, ideologically activist judges on the bench. Without votes needed, a saving-of-face, the survival of the do-nothing, obstructionist’s party were given another...
  • RNC E-mail: A Fair Compromise (why is the Majority compromising to begin with?)

    04/29/2005 4:57:13 PM PDT · by DTogo · 37 replies · 614+ views
    RNC e-mail | 4-29-2005 | Ken Mehlman
    Dear DTogo, The proposal Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist sent to his Democrat colleagues yesterday could not have been a fairer compromise to end Democrat obstruction of President Bush's highly qualified judicial nominees. Leader Frist's proposal would guarantee President Bush's nominees a fair up or down vote on the Senate floor while allowing all Senators an opportunity to have their say through a guaranteed 100 hours of debate. This is a reasonable resolution to the Democrats' unprecedented use of the filibuster against President Bush's nominees, and will ensure that the filibuster remains intact for use against legislation. Democrats are obstructing...
  • Stymying law and order

    01/28/2005 11:36:16 AM PST · by JZelle · 1 replies · 261+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | 1-28-05 | Op Ed
    Four hundred and twenty-five thousand dollars plus some handsome lawyers' fees, and a crippling of police crowd-control tactics: That's the price D.C. taxpayers will pay for police incompetence in arresting demonstrators on Sept. 27, 2002. The settlement, announced this week, is a cave-in to far-left activists. It's great news for those bent on bringing Seattle-style chaos to the nation's capital, but very bad news for the rest of us who value public safety. On that September day, in the midst of an anti-World Bank protest downtown, police observed protesters flipping over newspaper stands near Pershing Park in Northwest and a...
  • Bush administration won't require ERs to ask citizenship status

    10/02/2004 3:10:57 PM PDT · by 4.1O dana super trac pak · 31 replies · 573+ views
    KVOA ^ | 10/2/2004
    WASHINGTON - The Bush administration won't require hospitals to ask emergency room patients their immigration status.The move comes in response to protests from hospitals and advocates for immigrants.Hospitals and immigrant groups say the questions would make people afraid to seek care and lead to serious public health problems.Last year's Medicare prescription drug law includes one (b) billion dollars for hospitals that treat undocumented immigrants and absorb most of that care.To get the money, hospitals would have to ask about citizenship and how people entered the country to make sure the money was spent on emergency services for undocumented immigrants.Critics say...
  • Beijing has that sinking feeling(sinking city grounds)

    07/23/2004 6:53:52 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 16 replies · 719+ views
    IOL ^ | July 23 2004 | N/A
    Cities across China are sinking, including the capital Beijing, which has set up a warning system that state media said would act as an alert to ensure Olympics venues were not affected. According to Beijing vice-mayor Lu Hao, subsidence poses "a major threat" to the host of the 2008 Games, where infrastructure is being built at a rapid rate. To date, more than 1 800km² in Beijing have been hit, with about 50 places destroyed, including factories, buildings and ground pipelines, said Wei Lianwei, director of Beijing Institute of Geological Survey. The biggest drop was 722mm, the China Daily reported....
  • CBS Pulls 'Reagans' Miniseries [Surrender Alert!]

    11/04/2003 4:46:55 AM PST · by canuck_conservative · 30 replies · 207+ views
    Hollywood Reporter ^ | Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2003 | Scott Collins and Cynthia Littleton
    Following a storm of protest, CBS has yanked its sweep miniseries "The Reagans," a controversial four-hour glimpse of the 40th president and his family, sources close to the production said. CBS chief Leslie Moonves made the decision after concluding that the film was unfair to the Reagans and that even extensive edits had not produced an acceptably balanced portrayal. The only question that remains is whether the miniseries will be picked up by the cable net Showtime -- like CBS, a unit of Viacom -- or shelved entirely, sources said. The miniseries was scheduled to bow Nov. 16 on CBS....
  • U.S. Plans to Boost Pressure on N. Korea

    12/29/2002 12:37:59 AM PST · by gorebegone · 170+ views
    White House - AP Yahoo ^ | Sat Dec 28, 9:28 PM ET | By JONATHAN D. SALANT, Associated Press Writer
    WASHINGTON - The Bush administration is prepared to dramatically intensify economic pressure on North Korea (news - web sites) through Asian allies and the United Nations (news - web sites) unless Pyongyang stops its nuclear weapons programs, U.S. officials said Saturday. The strategy hinges on the belief of U.S. officials that North Korea's neighbors, thus far unwilling to crack down on the communist regime, will grow impatient and nervous if the situation worsens. After several days of escalating tensions, President Bush (news - web sites)'s advisers are pondering ways to confront North Korea with the prospect of economic collapse if...
  • The Official Bush Cave List

    03/27/2002 9:06:29 AM PST · by Jhoffa_ · 99 replies · 489+ views
    3-27-01 | Jhoffa_X
    Dubya knowingly signed an Unconstitutional bill today. Since he seems determined to slap his base around like a crack whore whenever he takes a mind to, I propose an index to keep all this in perspective. Please index UnConstitutional, UnConservative or moves Counter to his campaign platform with *Bush_Cave_List So we can keep an itemized list handy for 2004. Then searching with keywords: to: *Bush_Cave_List In the search window will bring them all up.