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  • ISIS has lost 98 percent of its territory -- mostly since Trump took office, officials say

    12/27/2017 9:04:38 AM PST · by TigerLikesRooster · 40 replies
    Fox News ^ | 2017/12/26 | Lucas Tomlinson
    ISIS has lost 98 percent of its territory -- mostly since Trump took office, officials say /snip The massive gains come after years of "onerous" rules, when critics say the Obama administration “micromanaged” the war and shunned a more intensive air strategy that could have ended the conflict much sooner. “The rules of engagement under the Obama administration were onerous. I mean what are we doing having individual target determination being conducted in the White House, which in some cases adds weeks and weeks,” said retired Air Force Lt. Gen. David Deptula, the former head of U.S. Air Force intelligence....
  • Reince Priebus Predicts 2014 ‘Tsunami Election’ for GOP

    03/18/2014 10:35:06 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 61 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 3-18-14 | Matt Wilstein
    I think we’re in for a tsunami-type election in 2014,” Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus told the audience at Tuesday morning’s Christian Science Monitor breakfast in Washington, D.C. Looking ahead to this fall’s midterm elections, Priebus boldly predicted big gains for the GOP, especially in the Senate. ”My belief is, it’s going to be a very big win, especially at the U.S. Senate level, and we may add some seats in congressional races,” Priebus predicted. “But I need to and we need to at the RNC make sure that we can capture the positives and the benefits we’ve been...
  • 108-3 girls basketball rout raises questions

    01/24/2011 12:42:55 PM PST · by greatdefender · 104 replies
    Rivals-Yahoo! ^ | Janurary 24, 2011 | Caermon Smith
    It's been called unsportsmanlike. It's been called ugly. The question now is whether Christian Heritage (Utah) High, which routed West Ridge (Utah) Academy, 108-3, in a girls basketball game last week, actually did anything wrong by blowing out an overwhelmed opponent. The stunning scoreline -- from a varsity game in which Christian Heritage reportedly never used a full-court press -- nearly defies belief. As reported in the Deseret News and Salt Lake Tribune, Christian Heritage scored 28 points per quarter for the first three periods and 24 in the fourth, providing a consistent average of nearly two baskets per minute...
  • Shanghai Shares Get Completely Routed Overnight

    01/17/2011 8:20:39 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 6 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 01/17/2011 | Joe Weisenthal
    The US is off today for the MLK Day holiday, but that doesn't mean it's quiet. To start, Shanghai plunged massively overnight, losing 3%. Meanwhile, gold has slipped below $1360, Spanish yields are blowing out again, the euro is sliding, and the IBEX is off just under 1%.
  • Tiago's heart bleeds for North Koreans (Protugal Soccer Midfielder concerned)

    06/24/2010 12:27:42 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 8 replies
    AFP ^ | 06/24/10 | Yann Bernal
    Tiago's heart bleeds for North Koreans By Yann Bernal (AFP) – 14 hours ago MAGALIESBURG, South Africa — Portuguese midfielder Tiago said on Wednesday he felt sad for the North Korean players as they lived under a tough political regime. The 29-year-old Atletico Madrid star scored twice in Portugal's 7-0 hammering of the North Koreans in their World Cup Group G match on Monday, but he said his thoughts were more for the players and the consequences for them back in one of the most reclusive states in the world. The game was shown live in the country - the...
  • (World Cup) N. Korea crushed 7-0 by Portugal in World Cup group match(was broacast live to NK)

    (World Cup) N. Korea crushed 7-0 by Portugal in World Cup group match By Tony Chang CAPE TOWN, South Africa, June 21 (Yonhap) -- North Korea crashed out of competition in the World Cup finals after being trounced 7-0 by Portugal in their second Group G match on Monday. The setback pushed North Korea to the bottom of Group G which also includes Brazil and Ivory Coast. The North Koreans earlier had lost to Brazil 1-2, while Portugal had fought a scoreless draw with Ivory Coast. North Korea now are scheduled to play Ivory Coast in their final group-stage match...
  • A Republican Defeat - Lessons from the rout in Pennsylvania 12

    05/19/2010 4:35:30 PM PDT · by MissesBush · 70 replies · 2,121+ views
    Republicans who were already planning their Nancy Pelosi retirement galas for November may want to cancel the caterer. The GOP lost the most important election that was held on Tuesday, and if it fails to learn from the experience the party will lose in the autumn too. The GOP lost the one race in which a seat in Congress was up for grabs, the contest to replace the late Jack Murtha in the 12th House district in southwestern Pennsylvania. John McCain had carried the seat with 49% of the vote in 2008, President Obama's approval rating was well below 40%,...
  • S.Korean conservatives win big in local polls(pinkos wiped out in and around Seoul)

    05/31/2006 8:23:18 PM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 18 replies · 680+ views
    Reuters ^ | 06/01/06 | Jon Herskovitz
    S.Korean conservatives win big in local polls By Jon Herskovitz 1 hour, 21 minutes ago South Korea's main conservative party scored a landslide victory in local elections, official results showed on Thursday, dealing a blow to President Roh Moo-hyun and a key aide tipped as a possible successor. The drubbing for Roh's liberal Uri Party means Roh will likely will have little power to push forward his agenda to implement new tax policy, corporate reform and rules on foreign investment for the little under two years he has left in his term, analysts said. It also puts the main opposition...
  • Hamas Won't Renounce Violence

    01/29/2006 10:39:58 AM PST · by stm · 53 replies · 754+ views
    Fox News ^ | Sunday, January 29, 2006 | AP
    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Following their resounding election victory, the Islamic militants of Hamas met the question of whether they will change their stripes with a loud "no": no recognition of Israel, no negotiations, no renunciation of terror.
  • LIVE THREAD: Post-Debate Cheney v. Edwards

    10/05/2004 7:38:10 PM PDT · by Howlin · 1,356 replies · 42,014+ views
    www.freerepublic.com ^ | October 5, 2004
    After-debate discussion here!