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  • MSM Narrative: Tea Party is a thorn, then the GOP absorbed them, but now with Eric Cantor losing...

    06/11/2014 2:41:20 PM PDT · by Laissez-faire capitalist · 10 replies
    6/11/2014 | Laissez-Faire Capitalist
    ... what will the new narrative from the MSM be? Before the first GOP primaries this year, we heard from the MSM the long-held narrative: A.) "There is a huge war within the GOP. The GOP needs to do something with these "extremists" (Tea Party)!" Then when Boehner and some others won their primaries, the MSM narrative quickly shifted (as in goal-posts): B.) "The GOP has absorbed the Tea Party!" Now with Eric Cantor losing to David Brat (and that was a huge loss), the MSM won't go back on their narrative, even though they logically would have to admit...
  • Bundy supporter OWNS Chris Hayes on MSNBC: 'We will not allow governance by gunpoint, ever'([VIDEO)

    04/20/2014 10:04:07 AM PDT · by Nachum · 23 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 4/20/14 | Rachel Stoltzfoos
    Nevada assemblywoman Michele Fiore clashed with MSNBC’s Chris Hayes regarding rancher Cliven Bundy’s conflict with the federal government on Friday. As Hayes pressed Fiore about her position on the standoff, she relentlessly criticized the government’s handling of the situation. “Why are you there near the Bundy ranch tonight celebrating?” Hayes asks. “Questioning why the heck the federal government felt the need to come in armed to collect an unpaid bill. I mean, that was pretty bold and blatant,” Fiore said. “I mean, generally when my — when our federal government comes in armed, we’re expecting a bigger problem… We will...
  • Illegal Alien Suing First Responders Who Rescued Him From Drowning (Video)

    03/13/2014 5:24:59 PM PDT · by montag813 · 32 replies
    Top Right News ^ | 03-13-2014 | Brian Hayes
    "I need money". Greedy illegal alien Roy Ortiz is suing those who saved his life.- by Brian Hayes | Top Right NewsLast month we profiled an illegal alien felon who made nearly $200,000 by mass-filing frivolous lawsuits against L.A. restaurants. But that was just a creep trying to game the system, and the system (shamefully) letting him. This is truly disgusting. An illegal alien in Colorado is suing several first responders who took part in rescuing him last September, when he became trapped in his car during a flash flood. You heard that right. They saved Roy Ortiz' life --...
  • Twisted Logic from MSNBC's Hayes: Paying People Not to Work Encourages Them to 'Get Back to Work'

    01/07/2014 2:43:43 AM PST · by Libloather · 28 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | 1/06/14 | Brad Wilmouth
    Friday's All In with Chris Hayes exhibited host Hayes's latest example of fuzzy logic as he argued that paying people unemployment benefits, rather than encouraging them to go longer without taking a new job, actually encourages them to "get back to work." After applying loaded words and phrases like "unconscionably" and "screwing over millions of people" to Republican opposition to unemployment benefit extension, the MSNBC host played a clip of Kentucky Republican Senator Rand Paul arguing that unemployment benefits encourage people to remain unemployed longer, and then responded: **SNIP** Now, the reason Congress has never failed to extend federal emergency...
  • MSNBC’s Chris Hayes Reveals He Felt ‘Tiny Slight Pin-Prick Of Empathy’ For Ariel Castro

    08/02/2013 6:49:53 AM PDT · by NotYourAverageDhimmi · 13 replies
    Mediaite ^ | August 1, 2013 | Tommy Christopher
    Cleveland kidnapper-rapist-murderer Ariel Castro has been taking a renewed round of well-deserved scorn on the occasion of his sentencing for the crimes he committed against Amanda Berry, Gina Dejesus, and Michelle Knight, and Thursday night’s All In with Chris Hayes was no exception. Host Chris Hayes and his guests Goldie Taylor and Cindy Southworth excoriated Castro for his nauseating comments at the hearing, but Hayes did admit to “one moment when there was a tiny, slight pin prick of empathy in me.” Castro’s statement at his sentencing was a retch-inducing delusion that included claims of consensual sex with his captives,...
  • Cheshire(CT) Killer Seeks Execution(Petit case)

    10/11/2012 5:38:20 PM PDT · by matt04 · 9 replies
    Steven Hayes, the notorious killer who sits on death row for the 2007 slayings of a Cheshire woman and her two daughters, wants to waive his appeals and proceed to his execution, a path that serial killer Michael Ross took before being put to death in 2005. In a letter to the Courant, Hayes, 49, said he is the subject of "cruel and unusual punishment" by prison staff at Northern Correctional Institution in Somers, treatment he claims has "been escalating" since March 2012. "I was willing to live with the intense grief from my past actions, and I still am...
  • Mitt Romney Worked As a Garbage Man (AFSCME ad failure)

    10/02/2012 2:16:11 PM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 35 replies
    © National Review Online 2012. All Rights Reserved. ^ | October 2, 2012 2:09 P.M | By Charles C. W. Cooke
    Yesterday, AFSCME put out a rather silly ad featuring Mitt Romney’s former garbage collector in La Jolla, California. The ad begins: My name is Richard Hayes, and I pick up Mitt Romney’s trash. We’re kind of like the invisible people. He doesn’t realize that the service we provide – if it wasn’t for us, it would be a big health issue, us not picking up trash. Get the sledgehammer message? Mitt Romney doesn’t understand! Romney could have no idea about quotidien things such as trash collection because his wealth and detachment prevent him from having to know what life is like...
  • Chris Hayes from MSNBC is uncomfortable with calling war dead heros

    05/30/2012 9:26:08 AM PDT · by moonshot925 · 7 replies
    "It is, I think very difficult to talk about the war dead and the fallen without invoking the word valor, without invoking the word heros. Why do I feel so uncomfortable about the word hero? I feel… uncomfortable, about the word because it seems to me that it is so rhetorically proximate to justifications for more war. Um, and, I don’t want to obviously desecrate or disrespect memory of anyone that’s fallen, and obviously there are individual circumstances in which there is genuine, tremendous heroism, you know, hail of gunfire, rescuing fellow soldiers, and things like that. But it seems...
  • MSNBC host Hayes apologizes for saying he is 'uncomfortable' calling fallen soldiers heroes

    05/28/2012 8:16:15 PM PDT · by Colonel Kangaroo · 62 replies
    New York Post ^ | May 28, 2012 | Newscore
    MSNBC host Chris Hayes apologized Monday evening after outraging veterans by saying it makes him "uncomfortable" to describe all fallen soldiers as heroes. The TV presenter made the controversial comment on the eve of Memorial Day, while kicking off a panel discussion on his show "Up With Chris Hayes" -- noting that it is "very difficult to talk about the war dead and the fallen without invoking valor, without invoking the words 'heroes.'" Explaining why that makes him uneasy, he added, "I feel ... uncomfortable about the word hero because it seems to me that it is so rhetorically proximate...
  • More Campaign Miscues for Obama

    03/19/2012 11:16:00 AM PDT · by next media · 12 replies
    USBC News ^ | 2012-03-18 | The USBC Wire
    "Unfortunately for President Obama and his speechwriters... Critics might be willing to excuse the gaffe, except that the Democrat Party is quick to accuse opponents of being less than intelligent while touting the current President as the smartest executive ever to occupy the Oval Office despite repeated gaffes by Mr. Obama."
  • President Obama — Foggy on Hayes

    03/15/2012 6:05:46 PM PDT · by Nachum · 12 replies
    abc ^ | 3/15/12 | Alexa Keyes
    While excoriating his Republican rivals for not having sufficient faith in alternative energy earlier today, President Obama threw a historically inaccurate elbow at a presidential predecessor. (snip) The president decried the “naysayers” who “don’t believe in the future, and don’t believe in trying to do things differently.” He then cited President Rutherford B. Hayes whom, he said, “reportedly said about the telephone, ‘It’s a great invention, but who would ever want to use one?’” (snip) Those students need to run back to history class, because Mr. Obama’s lesson about the 19th president seems wrong, at least according to
  • Komisarjevsky Sentenced to Death

    01/27/2012 8:39:05 PM PST · by matt04 · 17 replies
    The man who killed three women in a 2007 Cheshire home invasion was sentenced to death on Friday and addressed the court before that sentence was handed down. Joshua Komisarjevsky will be joining Steven Hayes on death row for killing Jennifer Hawke-Petit and her daughters, Hayley, 17, and Michaela, 11, in their Cheshire home in 2007. He is scheduled to be executed in July, pending appeals. "I will never find peace within. My life will be a continuation of the hurt I caused," Komisarjevsky said in court. "The clock is now ticking and I owe a debt I cannot repay."...
  • (CT) Home invasion killers will be near each other on death row

    12/14/2011 10:49:53 AM PST · by matt04 · 13 replies
    Two men condemned to die for killing a mother and her two daughters during a home invasion will be in the same prison for the first time since the 2007 crime, but their attorneys say they are likely to have little, if any, interaction. A jury decided Friday Joshua Komisarjevsky should face death by lethal injection. His accomplice, Steven Hayes, was sentenced to death last year. Hayes and Komisarjevsky blamed each other for escalating the crime, but prosecutors say it took both men to carry out the killings. Komisarjevsky's attorney says he's in a medical unit, a standard procedure for...
  • NLRB Votes On Pro-Union Rule Wed.; Will Hayes Resign?

    11/30/2011 6:04:53 AM PST · by Slyscribe · 6 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | 11/30/11 | Sean Higgins
    Business and labor groups are anxiously awaiting a vote set for Wednesday at the National Labor Relations Board. The sole Republican member, Brian Hayes, has threatened to quit to prevent a proposed rule change that would boost workplace organizing. Will Hayes follow through? He's not talking, even to others on the board.
  • Gov. Nikki Haley: NLRB should be disbanded

    09/01/2011 3:18:54 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 17 replies
    Hotair ^ | 09/01/2011 | Tina Korbe
    After all she has learned about the National Labor Relations Board through her fight on behalf of The Boeing Company, South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley has come to one conclusion: The agency should be disbanded. “What you have is a rogue agency that is doing the most un-American thing imaginable to our businesses,” the governor said this morning on a conference call. “And as we are looking at President Obama to give his speech on jobs, the only thing I want to hear from him, the only thing the people of this country want to hear from him is that...
  • On Wisconsin! How Republicans won the battle of Madison.

    03/13/2011 6:04:42 AM PDT · by fightinJAG · 43 replies
    Weekly Standard ^ | March 21, 2011 | Stephen F. Hayes & John McCormack
    Scott Walker was finished. It was Wednesday, March 9, and Governor Walker had decided to visit the Wisconsin State Capitol before he headed off to give his “Ag Day” speech that afternoon. Walker figured he had been very patient. Four weeks earlier he had proposed his budget repair bill, and he had the votes to pass it. But one week after that, all 14 Democratic state senators fled to Illinois to deny Republicans the quorum they thought necessary to hold a vote on the legislation. In the days that followed, top Republican legislators and senior aides to Walker spoke regularly...
  • Conn. man sentenced to death in home invasion

    12/02/2010 9:22:36 AM PST · by raccoonradio · 41 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | 12/2/10 | Bos Herald/AP
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. — A Connecticut man has been sentenced to death for the killings of a woman and her two daughters in a gruesome home invasion. Steven Hayes apologized for the crimes just before New Haven Superior Court Judge Jon Blue pronounced the sentence Thursday morning. A jury that convicted Hayes in the killings condemned him to death last month. Hayes sexually assaulted and strangled Hawke-Petit. Authorities say he and Joshua Komisarjevsky tied the girls to their beds, poured gasoline on or around them and set fire to their home in Cheshire. Komisarjevsky goes on trial next year.
  • Local black conservative candidates challenge misguided (Cook County, Illinois)

    07/14/2010 2:36:34 PM PDT · by KeyLargo · 4 replies
    Southtown Star (Chicago suburban) ^ | July 14, 2010 | Fran Eaton
    Local black conservative candidates challenge misguided July 14, 2010 By Fran Eaton This week at the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People's annual convention in Kansas City, attendees are expected to pass a resolution condemning alleged racism among national Tea Party supporters. The NAACP points as evidence to offensive rally posters, supposed shouted racial epithets, among other complaints of movement discrimination. Indeed, the Tea Party movement has voiced strong opposition to the biracial U.S. president's policies, but local black conservatives say their positions have nothing to do with race. They are upset about economic and social policies that...
  • Video: Liberal Editor Of The Nation Wants Blanket Amnesty For Illegals

    04/28/2010 6:23:09 AM PDT · by careyb · 4 replies · 221+ views
    Morning Joke ^ | 4/28/10 | Chris Hayes
    Well, that should solve everything.
  • N.J. State Police lieutenant, sergeant accused in sexual assault and harassment suit are suspended

    01/09/2010 10:32:12 PM PST · by smokingfrog · 21 replies · 1,648+ views
    nj.com ^ | Jan 8, 2010 | Chris Megerian
    Two State Police officers named in a lawsuit alleging sexual harrassment and assault have been suspended indefinitely, a spokesman said today. Lt. Thomas King and Sgt. Christine Shallcross were suspended without pay at the end of last month pending the outcome of an internal investigation, Sgt. Stephen Jones said. Trooper Alexis Hayes accused King, a 26-year veteran, of assaulting and impregnating her. She also said Shallcross, a 14-year veteran, sexually harassed her during and after academy training. In her lawsuit, filed last month in U.S. District Court in Camden, Hayes, 29, said King got her drunk, obtained a key to...
  • Detroit billboard celebrates Buckeye dominance

    05/15/2009 12:18:26 PM PDT · by GOP_Raider · 45 replies · 1,478+ views
    ESPN.com ^ | 14 May 2009 | Adam Rittenberg
    Visitors to Michigan's largest city received yet another reminder Thursday of Ohio State's dominance in college football's greatest rivalry. An Ohio State fan purchased a billboard in downtown Detroit that commemorates the 2,000th day since Michigan's last victory in the Ohio State-Michigan series. The maize-and-blue billboard, seen here on The Columbus Dispatch's Web site, mockingly celebrates the milestone for Michigan.
  • McCain Threatens to Oppose Interior Nominee Over Reagan Remark [but not Bush remark]

    03/12/2009 3:12:03 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 9 replies · 729+ views
    Arizona Republican Sen. John McCain today denounced as “highly offensive” remarks about Ronald Reagan made by President Barack Obama’s nominee for the number two spot at the Department of the Interior. At a nomination hearing for David Hayes for deputy secretary of Interior, the former Republican presidential candidate read aloud from an article that Hayes wrote in April 2006 which drew unfavorable comparisons between former President George W. Bush and Reagan.
  • The Paid Soviet Agent Behind Axelrod and Obama

    11/01/2008 8:33:51 AM PDT · by Interesting Times · 38 replies · 3,127+ views
    New Zeal blog ^ | Oct 31, 2008 | Trevor Loudon
    Barack Obama's chief campaign strategist David Axelrod, once worked for a man who was an identified member of the Communist Party USA, a registered agent of the Soviet Union and a paid disseminator of Soviet black propaganda. This man went on to become a key Chicago political fixer who helped elect communist linked politicians including the late Chicago mayor Harold Washington and former US Senator Carol Moseley Braun. This man knew Barack Obama and was a key member of an organisation which endorsed Barack Obama in his 2004 US Senate race. Barack and Michelle Obama were active members of this...
  • Isaac Hayes' History With Scientology

    08/12/2008 10:27:16 PM PDT · by lainie · 55 replies · 215+ views
    fnc ^ | 8-12-2008 | Roger Friedman
    My friend, Isaac Hayes, died on Sunday, and his passing leaves many unanswered questions. Isaac was found dead by his treadmill, but conveniently missing from the wire stories was a significant fact: in January 2006, Isaac had a significant stroke. At the time, the word went out only that he had been hospitalized for exhaustion. But the truth was, Isaac, whom I’d seen just a couple of months earlier when he headlined the Blues Ball in Memphis, was in trouble. Having lost the rights to his songs two decades earlier, he was finally making some money voicing the character of...
  • Pioneering musician Isaac Hayes dead at 65

    08/10/2008 2:37:46 PM PDT · by ConservativeMan55 · 39 replies · 66+ views
    MSLSD ^ | Sunday | Staff
    Isaac Hayes, the pioneering singer, songwriter and musician whose relentless "Theme From Shaft" won Academy and Grammy awards, died Sunday, the Shelby County Sheriff's Office said. He was 65.
  • Issac Hays passed away this morning

    08/10/2008 12:35:09 PM PDT · by Maigrey · 109 replies · 880+ views
    WMC Ch5 - Memphis ^ | 10 Aug 2008 | per Chanel 5 (Memphis)
    <p>Issac Hays passed away this morning, comfirmed by Shelby County Sherrif's office. More later when article is posted.</p> <p>He had a stroke earlier this year, per news reports.</p>
  • Patriots: World War II Style

    08/04/2008 1:46:29 PM PDT · by Bill Dupray · 3 replies · 583+ views
    The Patriot Room ^ | August 4, 2008 | Bill Dupray
    We lost 2 more decorated American heroes from the World War II generation. Because we don't forget, here are their stories. I guess Michelle Obama wouldn't be proud of these Americans either.
  • Robert Green Ingersoll, Chicago Speech, 1876, Tilden vs Hayes (not PC, may offend)

    06/24/2008 10:25:15 AM PDT · by HighlyOpinionated · 8 replies · 263+ views
    The Secular Web from The Chicago Tribune ^ | October 21, 1876. | Col. Robert Green Ingersoll
    LADIES AND GENTLEMEN: -- Democrats and Republicans have a common interest in the United States. We have a common interest in the preservation of good order. We have a common interest in the preservation of a common country. And I appeal to all, Democrats and Republicans, to endeavor to make a conscientious choice; to endeavor to select as President and Vice-President of the United States the men and the parties, which, in your judgment, will best preserve this nation, and preserve all that is dear to us either as Republicans or Democrats. The Democratic party comes before you and asks...
  • Mouthy Maxine ( Waters against Free Speech ? )

    06/28/2007 8:48:40 AM PDT · by george76 · 37 replies · 1,586+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | June 28, 2007
    Rep. Maxine Waters, California Democrat, reportedly had former Los Angeles mayoral candidate and homeless activist Ted Hayes arrested for disorderly conduct outside her Capitol Hill office several days ago, then requested he remain quiet about his apprehension.
  • Dem. Challenger Concedes in N.C. Race (Robin Hayes wins NC-8)

    11/29/2006 5:28:34 PM PST · by LdSentinal · 23 replies · 891+ views
    WKRN.com ^ | 11/29/06 | Tim Whitmire
    Democrat challenger Larry Kissell conceded defeat Wednesday to Rep. Robin Hayes, after an initial phase of a hand recount showed the result was not likely to change. Kissell conceded even though only five of the 10 counties in the district had completed the hand recount of sample precincts that he requested. He picked up 2 votes, but would have needed a total of about 10 votes to trigger a full recount. "After today's recounts, I offer Congressman Hayes a belated congratulation for his victory now that the votes have been counted," Kissell said in a statement. He... ...also said he...
  • Democrat Holds Out Hope in North Carolina

    11/09/2006 8:02:55 PM PST · by micheknows · 10 replies · 611+ views
    AOL News ^ | November 9, 2006 | TIM WHITMIRE
    Democrat Holds Out Hope in North Carolina By TIM WHITMIRE AP CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Nov. 9) - There are still 1,492 provisional ballots to be counted in the undecided race for the 8th District U.S. House seat between Robin Hayes and Larry Kissell, state elections officials said Thursday. Democratic challenger Kissell expressed optimism that he would be able to make up a 465-vote deficit in the unofficial count. "I am confident that once all these votes are counted that we will be victorious," Kissell said in a statement Thursday, adding that local lawyers and national election specialists were assisting his campaign...
  • How to Install an Internal Modem on system

    09/19/2006 11:53:53 AM PDT · by Rani Raj · 52 replies · 1,053+ views
    www.ComputerFreeTips.com ^ | 19-09-06 | Rani
    How to Install an Internal Modem on system Installing an internal modem is not an easy task. You have to open the computer to install modem cards. Given steps applies to all computer system. Shut down the computer and disconnect all peripheral devices from the computer, then remove the computer's cover. Find a slot that matches the pins. PCI modems have fewer pins and fit into a smaller slot than ISA modems. Put new modem into that slot if it will physically fit. First unscrew the metal plate on the slot holder on the back panel, and insert the modem...
  • Woman claims she was raped by former U-K basketball star

    04/21/2006 8:28:14 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 4 replies · 306+ views
    LEXINGTON, Ky. A woman is suing former U-K basketball star Chuck Hayes for 75-thousand dollars, claiming he raped her in a university dormitory last year. Cynthia W. Smithers filed the suit in U-S District Court yesterday. In the suit she claims Hayes drugged, raped and injured her on April 20th, 2005 at the Wildcat Lodge, a dorm on the U-K campus. Smithers filed a complaint with Lexington police last year, but no charges were filed against Hayes.
  • Cynthia McKinney event called illegal (flew in singer Isaac Hayes for political fundraiser)

    04/05/2006 4:46:35 PM PDT · by Libloather · 41 replies · 1,751+ views
    Oxford Press ^ | 4/05/06 | BOB KEMPER, SCOTT MacFARLANE
    McKinney event called illegalBy BOB KEMPER, SCOTT MacFARLANE Cox News Service Wednesday, April 05, 2006 Rep. Cynthia McKinney, D-Ga., center, walking down the steps of the House side of the U.S. Capitol after the last scheduled vote of the day Thursday, March 30, 2006 on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Lauren Victoria Burke) WASHINGTON — When Rep. Cynthia McKinney (D-Ga.) spent money from her congressional office budget to fly singer Isaac Hayes to DeKalb County last year, it wasn't just to have the superstar attend the opening of her new district office or talk about music education for children of...
  • South Park gets revenge on Chef

    03/23/2006 7:31:04 AM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 193 replies · 7,563+ views
    BBC ^ | March 23, 2006
    South Park has exacted revenge on its former star Isaac Hayes by turning his character Chef into a paedophile and seemingly killing him off. The opening episode of the 10th series, screened in the US on Wednesday, appeared to be a satire on Scientology. Hayes, a Scientologist, quit the animated comedy after a different episode ridiculed the religion. In the new show, Chef is brainwashed by the "Super Adventure Club" -thought to be a veiled reference to Scientology. The other characters are angry at "that fruity little club for scrambling his brains".
  • *LIVE* - Stephen Hayes - C-SPAN 9:15am EST - Saddam <-> Philippine Terror Links

    03/22/2006 6:05:45 AM PST · by FreedomNeocon · 6 replies · 310+ views
    CSPAN ^ | 3-22-06 | FreedomNeocon
    09:15-10:00 AM EST LIVE -- Call-In Terrorism in the Philippines C-SPAN, Washington Journal Stephen F. Hayes , The Weekly Standard
  • Democrat drops out of race to face Hayes in N.C.'s 8th District

    03/21/2006 9:09:26 PM PST · by LdSentinal · 20 replies · 656+ views
    The Charlotte Observer ^ | 3/21/06 | TIM WHITMIRE
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - In a surprise turn to a race in which Democrats hoped to retake a pivotal U.S. House seat from Republicans, Fayetteville lawyer and U.S. military veteran Tim Dunn said Tuesday he was dropping out of the campaign for the Democratic primary. Dunn, whose fundraising lagged in year-end reports filed with the Federal Elections Commission, said he was exiting because the campaign endangered his ability to meet his financial obligations to his family. "The stakes are too high to not be able to devote every bit of my being into winning this race," Dunn said in a statement....
  • 'South Park'-Scientology Battle Rages On

    03/17/2006 3:56:10 PM PST · by GeorgiaDawg32 · 12 replies · 1,128+ views
    Brietbart.com/AP ^ | 3/17/06 | ERIN CARLSON
    The battle began in earnest earlier this week when Isaac Hayes, another celebrity Scientologist and longtime show member _ voicing the ladies' man Chef _ quit the show, saying he could no longer tolerate its religious "intolerance and bigotry." Stone and Parker didn't buy that either. On Monday, Stone told The Associated Press, "This is 100 percent having to do with his faith in Scientology...He has no problem _ and he's cashed plenty of checks _ with our show making fun of Christians."
  • Soul singer Isaac Hayes quits 'South Park'

    03/14/2006 1:40:39 AM PST · by highlander_UW · 106 replies · 2,364+ views
    CNN Online ^ | 3/13/06 | staff
    LOS ANGELES, California (Reuters) -- Soul singer Isaac Hayes said Monday he was quitting his job as the voice of the lusty character "Chef" on the satiric cable TV cartoon "South Park," citing the show's "inappropriate ridicule" of religion. But series co-creator Matt Stone said the veteran recording artist was upset the show had recently lampooned the Church of Scientology, of which Hayes is an outspoken follower. "In ten years and over 150 episodes of 'South Park,' Isaac never had a problem with the show making fun of Christians, Muslim, Mormons or Jews," Stone said in a statement issued by...
  • Isaac Hayes Hospitalized for Exhaustion

    01/18/2006 11:11:51 AM PST · by CounterCounterCulture · 67 replies · 1,364+ views
    Isaac Hayes Hospitalized for Exhaustion MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Isaac Hayes was being treated at a Memphis hospital Tuesday for exhaustion, his longtime songwriting partner said. "He's just overworked and had been in Atlantic City performing, the D.C. area performing, and in Tunica (Miss.) a couple of nights ago. He was just overworked," David Porter told The Commercial Appeal newspaper. "He's doing much better," Porter added
  • The Saddam-Al Qaeda Connection: The pre-war link between Saddam and Al Qaeda had to be addressed

    01/16/2006 4:30:55 AM PST · by VirginiaMil · 18 replies · 1,308+ views
    Townhall.com ^ | January 16, 2006 | W. Thomas Smith, Jr.
    Opponents of the war say the only Al Qaeda elements in Iraq prior to the U.S. invasion were those in Kurdish areas not controlled by Saddam. This simply is not so, but for the sake of argument, let’s say it is. And if so, would not the U.S. – as a critical front in the global war on terror – have to invade those areas to shut down the Al Qaeda cells? Of course. And that in itself would have been a far more dangerous “limited war” with Iraq involving a direct ground confrontation with Saddam’s army anyway.
  • The Butcher with the Terror Ties - The evidence mounts. (Newsweek reports on Atta in Prague, 2001)

    01/13/2006 9:11:24 AM PST · by neverdem · 83 replies · 7,860+ views
    NRO ^ | January 13, 2006 | Deroy Murdock
    E-mail Author Author Archive Send to a Friend Version January 13, 2006, 8:11 a.m. The Butcher with the Terror Ties The evidence mounts. Drip, drip, drip. Drop by drop, isolated news stories and emerging documents are eroding the popular myth that Saddam Hussein had no connections to Islamofascist terrorists. These revelations undermine war critics’ efforts to whitewash Baghdad’s ancien regime — such as when Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid declared: “There was [sic] no terrorists in Iraq.” Likewise, Sen. Carl Levin (D., Mich.) describes a “nonexistent relationship between al Qaeda and Saddam Hussein.” Reid, Levin, and others who dismiss...
  • A Story I Never Saw [3 Algerians In Italy Arrested For Planning Terror Worse Than 9/11 On USA]

    01/08/2006 6:46:38 AM PST · by conservativecorner · 15 replies · 1,016+ views
    Powerline ^ | Jan. 8, 2006 | John Hinderaker
    This is from RedState: If you're a regular reader of Turkish Press or Geo in Pakistan, you already know that on December 23, Three Algerians arrested in an anti-terrorist operation in southern Italy are suspected of being linked to a planned new series of attacks in the United States, Interior Minister Giuseppe Pisanu said Friday. The attacks would have targeted ships, stadiums or railway stations in a bid to outdo the September 11, 2001 strikes by Al-Qaeda in New York and Washington which killed some 2,700 people, Pisanu said. But if you have been relying on the U.S. media to...
  • Saddam's Terror Training Camps

    01/06/2006 8:28:00 PM PST · by texasmountainman · 34 replies · 1,104+ views
    The Weekly Standard ^ | 01/16/06 | Stephen Hayes
    The former Iraqi regime of Saddam Hussein trained thousands of radical Islamic terrorists at Ramadi, Samarra and Salman-Pak over the four years immediately preceeding the U.S. invasion.
  • Stephen Hayes: Travels with Cheney (Vice President visits the front lines of the war on terror)

    12/26/2005 7:42:38 PM PST · by RWR8189 · 34 replies · 1,608+ views
    The Weekly Standard ^ | January 2, 2006 | Stephen F. Hayes
    BaghdadOn a cool December morning, Vice President Dick Cheney and U.S. ambassador to Iraq Zalmay Khalilzad waited for their distinguished guests on the sidewalk outside of the ambassador's residence in the heart of the fortified Green Zone in downtown Baghdad. Moments passed, but no one came. As Khalilzad chattered in Cheney's ear, the vice president stood looking at the cloudless blue sky with his hands clasped behind his back, sporadically shuffling his right foot back and forth. They waited some more. An eager press corps-with cameras and microphones, pens and pads at the ready--waited to capture the handshake between Cheney...
  • Stephen Hayes: The Truth Is Out There... (But too much of it is still classified)

    11/19/2005 7:18:39 PM PST · by RWR8189 · 9 replies · 1,451+ views
    The Weekly Standard ^ | November 27, 2005 | Stephen F. Hayes
    FINALLY. For much of the past week, the White House has been engaged in an aggressive effort to defend the case for war in Iraq. Thus far, it has mainly pointed out the obvious: In the months and years before the invasion, many of those who now accuse the White House of misleading the country to war themselves were making precisely the same claims about the threat from Iraq as the Bush administration.President George W. Bush accused his critics of "rewriting history." Vice President Dick Cheney called the attacks a low point of his three decades in public life. Defense...
  • (Reprise 2004) The Terror Ties That Bind Us to War: Osama and Saddam - two peas in a terror pod?

    11/13/2005 1:24:24 PM PST · by doug from upland · 1 replies · 302+ views
    National Review online ^ | June 2004 | Lopez/Hayes
    June 02, 2004, 8:47 a.m. The Terror Ties That Bind Us to War Osama and Saddam — two peas in a terror pod? Q&A by Kathryn Jean Lopez Stephen F. Hayes, a staff writer for The Weekly Standard and former NRO contributor, is author of the new book The Connection: How al Qaeda's Cooperation with Saddam Hussein Has Endangered America. On publication day, Tueday, he e-mailed with NRO Editor Kathryn Lopez about his book and the evidence linking the former Iraq regime and al Qaeda. NRO: Your new book is on connections between Saddam Hussein and al Qaeda. Isn't that...
  • The Intelligence War (What the NY Times left out of its latest assault on the Bush administration)

    11/07/2005 5:21:22 AM PST · by RWR8189 · 10 replies · 1,153+ views
    The Weekly Standard ^ | November 7, 2005 | Stephen F. Hayes
    LAST TUESDAY, Senate Democrats fired the opening shot in the coming battle over prewar intelligence on Iraq when Minority Leader Harry Reid took the Senate into a closed session. The offensive began in earnest this weekend with a New York Times article:  A high Qaeda official in American custody was identified as a likely fabricator months before the Bush administration began to use his statements as the foundation for its claims that Iraq trained Al Qaeda members to use biological and chemical weapons, according to newly declassified portions of a Defense Intelligence Agency document. The document, an intelligence report from...
  • DENNIS PRAGER SHOW - Stephen Haynes talking about Niger and Wilson

    10/31/2005 9:23:29 AM PST · by doug from upland · 7 replies · 940+ views
    krla | 10-31-05 | dfu
    Listen to Hayes. He really has the story. www.krla870.com
  • Back to the Future Part IV, Time After Time 2

    08/30/2005 8:57:04 AM PDT · by J. Neil Schulman · 6 replies · 1,389+ views
    IMDb ^ | August 29, 2005 | J. Neil Schulman
    Back to the Future Part IV / Time After Time 2By J. Neil SchulmanA movie I would love to see but am never going to be allowed to write.--JNS While traveling through the American southwest, Sherlock Holmes1 is hired by the railroad to investigate the hijacking and destruction of a locomotive that was deliberately crashed, apparently senselessly, off an unfinished railroad bridge into Shonash Ravine 2, Hill County, Texas. During his investigation Holmes sees a flying locomotive engineered by a white-haired man and a dark-haired woman2, which Holmes initially attributes to a cocaine-induced hallucination3. However, further investigation of forensic...