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  • Passenger Is Subdued After Rushing Toward Cockpit On United flight

    03/18/2015 6:50:05 AM PDT · by Kaled · 8 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 3-17-2015 | Lori Aratani and Luz Lazo
    Donna Tellam was among the 33 passengers and six crew members aboard the Denver-bound flight that left Dulles about 10:15 p.m. She was relaxing in her seat in first class, playing a game on her phone, when a man came running down the aisle toward the cockpit. He was waving his arms and yelling, she said. The man, whom Tellam described as small and thin with dark hair, was clearly distressed. He kept saying that the plane "was going too slow, that it was going to fall... and all of us were going to die," Tellam said Tuesday, recounting the...
  • Suspect questioned after NYPD issues alert of cop killer threat sent via Instagram (new one)

    12/21/2014 4:08:10 PM PST · by RummyChick · 17 replies
    fox ^ | 12/21 | fox
    The Office of Homeland Security and Memphis police questioned a suspect Sunday after the New York Police Department issued a warning to officers that a man was driving to New York from Tennessee to kill two more police officers, Fox News has learned. Homeland Security questioned the suspect at his home and released him, according to an email from the Memphis Police Department in response to a inquiry.
  • Gunman who shot and killed 2 NYPD officers in Brooklyn had troubled past, mother, police say

    12/21/2014 3:10:46 PM PST · by RummyChick · 35 replies
    fox news ^ | 12/21 | fox news
    The mother of a gunman who ambushed and murdered two NYPD officers as they sat in their squad car Saturday afternoon in Brooklyn told authorities that she was scared of her son and he had a troubled childhood, often acting violent. New York City Chief of Detectives Robert Boyce told reporters Sunday afternoon that 28-year-old Ismaaiyl Brinsley, who approached the passenger window of a marked police car at approximately 2:45 p.m. local time and opened fire -- striking Officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu in the head -- had numerous run-ins with law enforcement. Brinsley has been arrested 15 times...
  • Arizona Police Arrest Man for Shooting at the Moon

    06/11/2014 7:06:27 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 41 replies
    Yahoo! News ^ | June 11, 2014 | Reuters
    Arizona police arrest man for shooting at the moon PHOENIX (Reuters) - A marijuana smoker was arrested in Arizona after shooting at the moon with a handgun and wrestling with officers who were called by his girlfriend to subdue him, authorities said on Wednesday. Police went to a home in Prescott Valley, about 85 miles north of Phoenix, late last Friday where the woman told them her partner had fired several shots into the air after telling her and her teenage son he had seen Halley's Comet. Prescott Valley police spokesman Sergeant Brandon Bonney said Cameron Read, 39, was arrested...
  • 'A raging anti-Semite' - Who is Frazier Glenn Cross?

    04/14/2014 4:24:55 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 27 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 4/14/14 | ARIEL ZILBER
    ....a former Green Beret, did two tours of duty in Vietnam, served time in prison, and launched unsuccessful bids to win public office....
  • Syriac Catholic Archbishop: Kerry & West are "Screwing" all Syrians by Supporting Terrorists

    03/01/2014 11:56:22 AM PST · by Mount Athos · 10 replies
    Eretz Zen ^ | 3/1/14
    Click the link for an interesting 3 minute video interview.
  • City ignored pleas to ax ‘lunatic’ principal

    01/19/2014 6:09:43 AM PST · by Libloather · 60 replies
    NY Post ^ | 1/19/14 | Susan Edelman
    **SNIP** Sills, 48, was a graduate of the DOE’s “Leadership Academy,” which trains principals, and had little teaching experience. Insiders said she lacked literacy skills, noting her invitation to a Nov. 23, 2005, holiday buffet “in honor of my gradutitude” to employees, including “security personel” and “custodially staff members.” Sills ruled by threats and intimidation, ex-staffers complained. She “yells at a volume that resounds throughout the building, slams doors and uses foul language,” a 2006 letter to Condon claims. That letter also accuses Sills of racism: “She has hired only black teachers and has targeted white teachers and a secretary.”...
  • Family of American held in North Korea angry at Dennis Rodman

    01/07/2014 6:31:36 PM PST · by Daffynition · 24 replies ^ | January 7, 2014 | Laura Smith-Spark and Tom Watkins
    (CNN) -- Dennis Rodman defended his visit to North Korea with a team of fellow former NBA players in a combative exchange Tuesday, saying the trip was a "great idea for the world." In an exclusive interview with Chris Cuomo of CNN's "New Day," Rodman reacted angrily when pressed on whether the group should have traveled there, given recent events in the secretive country. The trip takes place weeks after North Korea announced the purge and execution of leader Kim Jong Un's once-powerful uncle. The other former NBA players are due to play Wednesday in a basketball game on Kim's...
  • Whistle Blower Claims She Forged Obama’s Birth Certificate, Guess Who It Is?

    12/26/2013 10:12:33 AM PST · by Fawn · 480 replies
    The Liberty Digest ^ | Dec 26, 2013 | William Wallace
    It is important to note that the only person to “see” and authenticate the long form birth certificate of one President Barrack H. Obama is now dead in a plane crash. Even more controversial is the one that they submitted as truth on the website is 10 layered in Photo Shop and thought to be fake. The conspiracy never seems to die. Now a whistle blower comes forward and claims she forged Obama’s birth certificate in 1985. She doesn’t just claim that she did the long form, but the short form as well. Both those claims if proven are...
  • Meet the Syrian Islamist Organization Controlling Senator McCain’s Agenda

    09/05/2013 7:50:08 AM PDT · by maggief · 32 replies
    Frontpage Mag ^ | September 4, 2013 | Daniel Greenfield
    A few days ago, the Wall Street Journal ran a high profile article from one Elizabeth O’Bagy arguing that the majority of the Syrian rebels were actually moderates. Senator McCain mentioned Elizabeth O’Bagy’s op-ed during the Senate hearings, when he wasn’t playing poker, and tweeted it. That should come as no surprise, considering that O’Bagy is credited with arranging McCain’s infamous photo op with the Syrian rebel leadership. The Wall Street Journal lists O’Bagy’s role as the Institute for the Study of War. It leaves out the fact that she is the political director for the Syrian Emergency Task Force...
  • Anthony Weiner Explodes In Shouting Match With Jewish Voter

    09/04/2013 11:08:21 AM PDT · by don-o · 76 replies
    You Tube ^ | September 4, 2013
    New Yorker gets busy with Weiner in a deli.
  • Dania Beach man accused of threats against president, seeking to have family killed [Gun owner]

    08/14/2013 6:19:36 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 3 replies
    Sun Sentinel ^ | 8/13/13 | Tonya Alanez and Wayne K. Roustan
    A man accused of seeking to hire a hit man to kill his wife, her mother and brother converted his home into a veritable bunker stocked with more than $1 million in loaded firearms and ammunition, investigators said Tuesday. Jason Simione, 39, is being held in the Broward Main Jail on $5 million bond. He also is accused of abusing his 9-month-old son. Detectives say he made racially charged rants, going as far as calling for the assassination of President Barack Obama. Simione, owner of Bulldog Tactical Equipment, a Fort Lauderdale-based company that manufactures tactical and assault gear for the...
  • Rand Paul: 'When Republican Party looks like the rest of America, we'll win'

    06/02/2013 7:39:36 AM PDT · by Innovative · 163 replies
    Christian Science Monitor via Yahoo News ^ | June 2, 2013 | Mark Trumbull
    Rand Paul is the latest Republican to tell his party to open up to a wider range of views within its ranks. "The party can be big enough to allow people who don't all agree on every issue," Senator Paul told an audience in California, a state that produced three Republican presidents in the 20th century but now votes reliably Democratic. "When the Republican Party looks like the rest of America, we'll win again," he said. "It's not going to change who I am or what I talk about but I think we can be a big enough party to...
  • McClellan: One last call to service – end military funeral honors

    03/28/2013 5:23:33 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 25 replies
    St Louis Post Dispatch ^ | March 28, 2013 | Bill McClellan
    Marc Garcia is a trumpet player who moonlights as a bugler at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery. He plays taps at the end of graveside services. If you have ever been to such a service, you know that the haunting notes of the melody provide an emotional end to the event. Garcia contacted me recently to say that he and his fellow buglers have been replaced by a battery-operated bugle. He wrote in an email: “When I sound live taps, I put all my spirit and soul into all 24 notes that I play, and that’s the same spirit and soul...
  • Obama: I Met Republicans Halfway On Taxes, More Than Halfway On Spending

    12/22/2012 11:41:14 AM PST · by Sub-Driver · 106 replies
    Obama: I Met Republicans Halfway On Taxes, More Than Halfway On Spending THE PRESIDENT: Good afternoon, everybody. Over the last few weeks I've been working with leaders of both parties on a proposal to get our deficit under control, avoid tax cuts -- or avoid tax hikes on the middle class, and to make sure that we can spur jobs and economic growth -- a balanced proposal that cuts spending but also asks the wealthiest Americans to pay more; a proposal that will strengthen the middle class over the long haul and grow our economy over the long haul. During...
  • House Passes Measure Removing Word ‘Lunatic’ From Federal Law

    12/19/2012 2:16:40 PM PST · by combat_boots · 44 replies
    CBS ^ | Dec 6, 2012
    WASHINGTON (CBS DC) – The word “lunatic” will be stricken from federal law under legislation that passed the House by a vote of 398-1 on Wednesday. The congressional action is the most recent effort to eliminate language from the U.S. code that has become outdated or demeaning. Two years ago, Congress removed references in federal law to the term “mental retardation.” The only “no” vote was cast by Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas, who said in a statement that, “not only should we not eliminate the word “lunatic” from federal law when the most pressing issue of the day is saving...
  • House Passes Measure Removing Word ‘Lunatic’ From Federal Law (Good one!)

    12/06/2012 1:39:55 PM PST · by AngelesCrestHighway · 40 replies
    CBS D.C. ^ | 12/06/12 | CBS D.C. Staff
    WASHINGTON (CBS DC) – The word “lunatic” will be stricken from federal law under legislation that passed the House by a vote of 398-1 on Wednesday. The congressional action is the most recent effort to eliminate language from the U.S. code that has become outdated or demeaning. Two years ago, Congress removed references in federal law to the term “mental retardation.”
  • Ron Paul Won't Endorse Romney, Cites More of Same

    10/12/2012 1:31:28 PM PDT · by Innovative · 59 replies
    CNBC ^ | Oct 11, 2012 | Javier David
    Texas Republican congressman Ron Paul pointedly refused to endorse his party's presidential contender, Mitt Romney, arguing that neither he nor President Barack Obama would make necessary cuts to public spending that would avert a fiscal catastrophe. "No," the iconoclastic Libertarian bluntly told CNBC’s "Futures Now," when asked about whether he was prepared to endorse Romney. He accused both the former Massachusetts governor and the president of being captive to similar interests.
  • Liberal Apologizing Twit on FB

    09/15/2012 1:30:35 PM PDT · by cardinal4 · 23 replies
    Facebook ^ | 15 Sept 2012 | some liberal loon
  • Dad wears skirt to support dress-wearing son

    08/30/2012 8:09:42 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 35 replies
    Yahoo ^ | August 29, 2012 | Lia Grainger
    What would you do if your son liked wearing dresses? One dad in Germany decided to put on a skirt of his own in support his little dress-loving fellow. When Nils Pikert's now 5-year-old son started wearing dresses, it turned a few heads but was generally not a big deal in their cosmopolitan hometown of Berlin. But when the family picked up and moved to the smaller South German village, all that changed, reports Gawker. Even though he loved wearing dresses, Pickert's son was too shy to put one on in public for fear of being laughed at, especially...
  • Obama says enough world oil to crack down on Iran

    03/30/2012 7:13:58 PM PDT · by the invisib1e hand · 65 replies
    reuters ^ | 033012 | by Jeff Mason and Roberta Rampton
    "I will closely monitor this situation to assure that the market can continue to accommodate a reduction in purchases of petroleum and petroleum products from Iran," he said in a statement.
  • Ron Paul mocks Santorum and Palin for small crowds (Huh?)

    03/05/2012 5:49:43 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 15 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | March 5, 2012 | Joel Gehrke
    Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, mocked Rick Santorum and Sarah Palin today for drawing smaller crowds than his campaign as he sprints to the Super Tuesday finish. Paul's campaign announced that 1,300 people attended his town hall in Sandpoint, Idaho, which has a population of 7,400 people. "This contrasts with less-inspiring candidates struggling with diminished interest, including small crowd sizes for Rick Santorum in [the] much larger Coeur d'Alene, which neighbors Spokane," his campaign observed. "The 'leading' competing candidate drew a paltry 600 there on February 15th, and turnout for the Pual town hall event also contrasts with turnout for a...
  • Karen Santorum: Husband's surge 'is God's will'

    02/24/2012 5:57:11 AM PST · by Mangia E Statti Zitto · 63 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | 2/23/2012 | Stephen Dinan
    The wife of presidential candidate Rick Santorum said Thursday that his rise in the polls is due to God working in mysterious ways. "I personally think this is God's will. I think He has us on a path, and I do think there's a lot more happening than what we're seeing," Karen Santorum told Glenn Beck as she and her husband sat for an interview on his Web-based show, GBTV. "Personally I mean I think Rick's a great guy, and he's really smart and everything. But I think a lot more is happening than what we can actually see."
  • Santorum: Obama wants to 'indoctrinate' students by boosting college enrollment

    02/23/2012 7:51:26 PM PST · by writer33 · 18 replies
    CBS ^ | 02/23/12 | Rebecca Kaplan, Matthew Shelley
    DALLAS, Texas - Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum said Thursday that President Obama wants more young adults to go to college so they can undergo "indoctrination" to a secular world view. In an hour-long interview with conservative television host Glenn Beck, Santorum also defended his record on abortion and his vote in favor of President George W. Bush's No Child Left Behind education law. On the president's efforts to boost college attendance, Santorum said, "I understand why Barack Obama wants to send every kid to college, because of their indoctrination mills, absolutely ... The indoctrination that is going on at...
  • An Open Letter to Rick Santorum (Vanity)

    02/18/2012 7:27:44 AM PST · by no dems · 172 replies
    February 18, 2012 | no dems
    An Open Letter to Rick Santorum: Dear Senator: As a strong, common-sense Conservative, I have a favor to ask of you. Could you please consider not answering, off the cuff, every question thrown at you? Would you please engage your brain before putting your mouth in gear? I’m beginning to see now, how, as an incumbent, you lost your Senate seat by 18 pecentage points to the brain-dead Bob Casey. Women vote Senator; and, they vote in large numbers. Now, please consider this common-sense observation from a Conservative male: Women have been in combat for years now. Women have used...
  • Ron Paul Hates Republicans and Everything They Stand For

    12/21/2011 11:15:36 AM PST · by Kaslin · 78 replies ^ | December 21, 2011 | Leon H. Wolf
    Most people already know that Ron Paul refused to endorse John McCain in the 2008 general election. While I don’t necessarily agree with that decision, especially from a contender for the GOP nominee, I can certainly understand it. Lord knows I hated every nice thing I had to say about John McCain and wasn’t entirely pleased about pulling the lever for him (which is a dramatic understatement). Most people assume that Paul endorsed Libertarian candidate Bob Barr in 2008, which is partially true. However, that is not the entire story. Paul also endorsed three other candidates. The first of those...
  • Matt Damon on debt limit: 'I'm so disgusted,' 'it's criminal' wealthy are not paying higher taxes

    08/03/2011 9:01:15 AM PDT · by magellan · 197 replies ^ | July 30, 2011 | Nicholas Ballasy
    Academy award-winning actor Matt Damon said he is "so disgusted" with what's happening in Washington over the debt limit, claiming that the Tea Party is "willing to drive it all off a cliff" and adding that it's "criminal" the wealthy are not paying higher taxes. "I'm so disgusted man. I mean, no, I don't know what you do in the face of that kind of intransigence. You know, so my heart does go out to the President. He is dealing with a lot," Damon said in an exclusive interview at the "Save Our Schools March" in Washington, D.C. on Saturday....
  • Al Gore on board for $20M (Adult) stem cell venture

    12/16/2009 10:53:12 AM PST · by Coleus · 17 replies · 477+ views
    USA Today | April 14, 2009 | Dan Vergano
    Al Gore on board for $20M stem cell venture
  • WND’s Jerome Corsi: Obama “Was Born in Kenya”

    05/21/2011 12:07:31 PM PDT · by SatinDoll · 1,480 replies
    thepost& ^ | 5/21/2011 | Sharon Rondeau
    Jerome Corsi states that Obama was born in Kenya. He also claims that he is closing in on Mark Niesse as the forger of Obama's BC in Hawaii.
  • Rep. Paul planning hearing on Fed foreign lending

    04/02/2011 5:27:34 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 65 replies
    Reuters ^ | 2011-04-02 | Mark Felsenthal
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Persistent Federal Reserve critic Representative Ron Paul plans to hold a hearing on the U.S. central bank's emergency loans to the branches of non-U.S. banks, his spokeswoman said on Saturday. "I was surprised and deeply disturbed ... to learn the staggering amount of money that went to foreign banks," Paul said in a statement. "These lending activities provided no benefit to American taxpayers, the American economy, or even directly to American banks," he said.
  • Sheen to lead Gaddafi mercenary force

    04/01/2011 6:29:49 AM PDT · by cll · 43 replies
    LTN ^ | 4/01/2011
    Banner only. Developing...
  • The Eclipse of Ben Bernanke by Ron Paul

    03/04/2011 6:59:10 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 50 replies
    New York Sun ^ | 03/04/2011
    It’s a sign of the times that the chairman of the Federal Reserve Board, Ben Bernanke, testified before the House Financial Services Committee yesterday and the part of the hearing that everyone wanted to know about is what was said by Congressman Ron Paul. He is the chairman of the monetary policy subcommittee that directly oversees the Fed, and he is the one, who, in a poll some months back, was ranked as being neck and neck with President Obama. The reason people are more interested in what he has to say is that it is Dr. Paul who has...
  • TWU threat suspect says he is not a terrorist

    03/03/2011 6:35:25 AM PST · by Immerito · 9 replies
    WFAA ^ | March 2. 2011 | SHELLY SLATER
    DENTON — An Army veteran whose remarks led to a 90-minute lockdown on the Texas Woman's University campus in Denton on Tuesday is now speaking out from behind bars. Police said Christopher Gillette made threatening remarks, prompting the emergency action. "What I basically said is that I'm extremely angry; I have specific military training; and I feel like tearing Washington down brick-by-brick," Gillette told News 8. Following his remarks, security officers swept the TWU campus, fearing a man with a gun could do harm.
  • Iran TV: FB CEO Zuckerberg Is a Zionist who "Offered a Prize for Israelis who Kill Palestinians"

    02/17/2011 5:18:21 PM PST · by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis · 14 replies
    Following are excerpts from a TV show on the influence of the Internet, which aired on IRINN, the Iranian news channel, on December 31, 2010: Iranian author and journalist Pejman Karimi: In 1969, the Internet was established by the Pentagon, the US war department, and then it was presented to the world. The goal of the virtual control over the world was and still is to [enable] American imperialism to take over the world, through the security and intelligence services of the Pentagon. Keeping the [plan] a secret, while spreading the Internet worldwide, led millions of users to be trapped...
  • New York Lawmaker Moves to Ban Use of Distracting Gadgets While Walking

    01/25/2011 3:29:33 PM PST · by Baladas · 61 replies
    FOX News/Associated Press ^ | January 25, 2011 | staff
    New York state Sen. Carl Kruger wants to make his state’s streets safer. To do that, he's not proposing a tough new gun law or advocating for broader police search powers. No, Sen. Kruger sees a greater danger out there. Distracting gadgets. He hopes to ban the use of mobile phones, iPods and other gadgets by pedestrians in major cities while crossing the street.
  • He Entered Congress Swinging, and Exits That Way(NYTimes Alan Grayson Lovefest)

    01/03/2011 8:37:18 AM PST · by tcrlaf · 28 replies
    New York Times ^ | 1/2/11 | Micheal Barbero
    ORLANDO, Fla. — He has zero faith in the incoming speaker of the House, John A. Boehner, whom he calls a “tool of special interest.” He derides the Tea Party’s successes as “bought and paid for by the enormously rich and the selfish.” And he can barely contain distaste for his Republican successor, whose views he sums up as “bizarre fundamentalist.” Representative Alan Grayson, a Democrat from Florida’s Eighth Congressional District, is leaving office on Wednesday much as he entered it two years ago — as the pugnaciously partisan, verbal-bomb-tossing, liberal folk hero of the 111th Congress.
  • Could Ron Paul Take Down Sarah Palin?

    12/13/2010 11:36:14 AM PST · by pissant · 128 replies · 2+ views
    NY Mag ^ | 12/13/10 | Dan Amira
    Long before the tea party movement grabbed half a dozen Senate seats, before its early proponents ever even dreamed of wearing Colonial-era garb in public, there was longtime Texas Republican Ron Paul, the one guy in Congress trying to abolish the Federal Reserve and shrink the government into near nonexistence. Paul won a devoted-bordering-on-cultish following during his 2008 presidential run, one which, obviously, didn't work out. But now Paul is telling the Times that "it’s at least 50-50" that he'll try again in 2012, and this time, with the movement built largely on his libertarian philosophy now a real force...
  • BREAKING: Claire McCaskill Calls For Violence If Dems Don’t Get Their Historic Tax Hikes

    12/05/2010 10:16:02 PM PST · by Islander7 · 97 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | Dec 3, 2010 | Jim Hoft
    They really, really want to raise taxes– Obama lackey Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO) and her democratic colleagues held a press conference today. The liberal senator called for violence if democrats don’t get their historic tax hikes. McCaskill told the press that if democrats were not allowed to raise taxes on the rich, “It really is time for Americans to take up pitchforks.“ ------------------------ Video at the link
  • Ron Paul stands up for Julian Assange

    12/03/2010 1:30:26 PM PST · by lormand · 101 replies · 1+ views
    Politico ^ | 12/3/10 12:56 PM EST | ANDY BARR
    Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas) is taking a stand as one of Julian Assange’s few defenders in Washington, arguing that the WikiLeaks founder should get the same protections as the media. Attorney General Eric Holder said this week that the Justice Department is examining whether Assange can be charged with a crime for posting hundreds of thousands of leaked government intelligence documents and diplomatic cables. Many Republicans have gone even further in their attacks on Assange, especially former Arkansas GOP Gov. Mike Huckabee, who said this week that the source who leaked to the WikiLeaks founder should be tried for treason...
  • Krugman: Death Panels, VAT Will Fix Debt Crisis

    11/14/2010 4:14:53 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 87 replies · 2+ views
    NewsMax ^ | November 14, 2010
    Economist and New York Times columnist Paul Krugman says the only way the U.S. will get its debt crisis under control is by the use of "death panels" and a national sales tax. The national sales tax, referred to as VAT (value-added tax) and widely used by governments across Europe, will help cut the U.S deficit, Krugman argues. Krugman made his comments on ABC's “This Week with Christiane Amanpour” during a roundtable discussion about the economy and the recent findings of the U.S. Debt Reduction Commission. Here's the key excerpt: "Some years down the pike, we're going to get the...
  • Vanity - Conservatives' first order of business after the election must be replacing John Boehner

    11/03/2010 5:19:16 AM PDT · by jpl · 48 replies
    Wednesday November 3, 2010 | jpl
    Now that the election is over and the republicans have rode a tsunami of patriotic voter discontent into control of the House of Representatives, the first order of business for the new wave of conservatives and patriots should be to find a new leader for the loyal opposition in the House. The battle may have been won friends, but the war is now just beginning. The House in the next congress is going to face enormous pressure from the combined forces of the still nominally democrat-controlled Senate, the dedicated Marxist Obama and the executive branch, and their staunch allies in...
  • Breaking: Senator Boxer Calls for a Constitutional Amendment Separating Speaking and Thinking.

    10/28/2010 9:11:27 AM PDT · by Islander7 · 22 replies
    Face Book ^ | Oct 27, 2010 | by Bob Schneider
    In a move which has arm-chair Constitutional Scholars scrambling, Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA), called for a new Amendment to the US Constitution which would finally put up a wall between thinking and speaking. "All this thinking then speaking Conservatives do, is destroying the very fabric of America. I feel it;" Boxer said from a West Hollywood Ashram. "The Constitution I had read to me by The Late Jim Henson, while in the character of Oscar, made it very clear: feel instead of think, and speak from feelings. This speaking from thinking is just inhumane, and I am going to...
  • Woman Travels 200+ Miles to Kill Internet Commenter

    10/05/2010 2:01:37 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 71 replies
    MediaPost Publications - The Social Graf ^ | October 1, 2010 | Erik Sass
    Forget all those pleas for civility based on simple respect for other human beings. There's an even better reason to watch what you say about other people online: one of them might just snap and try to kill you. And don't assume simple things like distance or sanity will protect you.
  • Ron Paul: Left and the Right Demagogue Mosque, Islam

    08/20/2010 8:55:24 PM PDT · by speciallybland · 134 replies
    Business Wire via CNBC ^ | 08/20/2010 | Ron Paul
    Congressman Ron Paul today released the following statement on the controversy concerning the construction of an Islamic Center and Mosque in New York City: “Is the controversy over building a mosque near ground zero a grand distraction or a grand opportunity? Or is it, once again, grandiose demagoguery?” .“Is the controversy over building a mosque near ground zero a grand distraction or a grand opportunity? Or is it, once again, grandiose demagoguery? “It has been said, “Nero fiddled while Rome burned.” Are we not overly preoccupied with this controversy, now being used in various ways by grandstanding politicians? It looks...
  • AUDIO - Rep. Pelosi calls for investigation of WTC mosque opposition

    08/17/2010 10:49:25 PM PDT · by Islander7 · 39 replies · 1+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | August 17, 2010 | Kerry Picket
    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, California Democrat, called for an investigation of those who are protesting the building of the Ground Zero Mosque on Tuesday. She told San Francisco's KCBS radio: Link to audio
  • Andrew Sullivan: Why Does Trig Matter? Ctd [He just won't quit]

    06/29/2010 2:06:05 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 38 replies
    The Atlantic ^ | June 29, 2010 | Andrew Sullivan
    Friedersdorf wants the issue left alone: I assume Trig Palin is Sarah Palin’s son, and that I don’t think we should go down the road of demanding hard evidence on these sorts of questions (even if it meant never finding out the truth in an individual case) — it sets a precedent that would mire future elections in ever more absurd accusations and counter-accusations, all of them focusing attention on the personal history of candidates rather than their professional qualifications and policy positions, a road we’ve gone too far down already, and that benefits the least qualified seekers of office...
  • Obama: Technology becomes 'diversion' rather than 'a tool of empowerment'

    05/09/2010 1:53:49 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 53 replies · 1,295+ views
    The Hill ^ | 5/9/10 | Bridget Johnson
    President Barack Obama cited the influx of new technology as "putting new pressures on our country and on our democracy" in a commencement address to graduates at Virginia's Hampton University on Sunday. "You’re coming of age in a 24/7 media environment that bombards us with all kinds of content and exposes us to all kinds of arguments, some of which don’t rank all that high on the truth meter," Obama said. "With iPods and iPads; Xboxes and PlayStations; information becomes a distraction, a diversion, a form of entertainment, rather than a tool of empowerment. "All of this is not only...
  • Democrat Rep. Alan Grayson Lied About Crashing Meeting Last Week (Yes, your Congressman is nuts)

    04/13/2010 7:31:01 AM PDT · by kristinn · 52 replies · 3,255+ views
    Tuesday, April 13, 2010 | Kristinn
    Democrat Rep. Alan Grayson of Florida has been called out for lying about the circumstances of his crashing a local Republican meeting last week.Grayson was videotaped disrupting a meeting of Orange County, Florida, Republicans at a Perkins restaurant.The Orlando Sentinel reported on April 9 about the incident and what Grayson said about it:In the video, Grayson reads from a flier that describes a recent Republican infiltration of a pro-Obama group, and a promise to dish those details at this next GOP meeting. Grayson chides the Republican attendees for sinking so low as to spy on the other side. Today, Grayson...
  • Pelosi and the Tea Party 'Share Views'

    02/28/2010 6:20:51 AM PST · by Sub-Driver · 31 replies · 956+ views
    Pelosi and the Tea Party 'Share Views' February 28, 2010 8:15 AM House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says she has much in common with the Tea Party. The speaker now says she shares views with movement she dismissed last summer as being “Astroturf” -- her suggestion that the grassroots of the Tea Party were a creation of the Republican Party. In a “This Week” interview with ABC’s Elizabeth Vargas, Pelosi said, “We share some of the views of the Tea Partiers in terms of the role of special interest in Washington, D.C., as -- it just has to stop. And that's...
  • (Smart)Alec Baldwin attacks photographer after release from hospital, (ex-wife blamed for meltdown)

    02/12/2010 11:22:43 AM PST · by meandog · 36 replies · 1,137+ views
    n.y. post ^ | By Victor Epstein, Rocco Parascandola and Corky Siemaszko
    Emmy-winning actor Alec Baldwin blew a gasket Thursday and attacked a photographer while police and a pack of reporters looked on with amazement. "This guy! This guy!" the actor yelled as he burst out of a lobby and grabbed New York Post photographer Tim Wiencis by the collar. Cops immediately pulled the actor off Wiencis and hustled him back inside. A witness said Baldwin was pacing around the lobby muttering: "They are the lowest scum of the Earth. They are the lowest scum of the Earth." Meanwhile, an incredulous Wiencis told cops, "He just assaulted me." No charges were filed...