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  • Am I losing my mind?

    03/15/2016 10:01:50 AM PDT · by uscga77 · 191 replies
    Am I losing my mind? Donald Trump gives me the creeps at times. He offends my Christianity. His persona turns me off. He can be all other the map in terms of consistent principles. But there is something inside of me that wants him to kick the stuffing out of the powers that be. Even though I am a Cruz man I could see myself voting for the guy. Am I losing my mind?
  • Pat Buchanan: The Sea Island Conspiracy Against Donald Trump

    03/11/2016 4:09:07 AM PST · by VitacoreVision · 64 replies
    TownHall.com ^ | March 10, 2016 | Pat Buchanan
    Over the long weekend before the Mississippi and Michigan primaries, the sky above Sea Island was black with corporate jets. Apple’s Tim Cook, Google’s Larry Page and Eric Schmidt, Napster’s Sean Parker, Tesla Motors’ Elon Musk, and other members of the super-rich were jetting in to the exclusive Georgia resort, ostensibly to participate in the annual World Forum of the American Enterprise Institute. Among the advertised topics of discussion: “Millennials: How Much Do They Matter and What Do They Want?”That was the cover story. As revealed by the Huffington Post, Sea Island last weekend was host to a secret conclave...
  • Complete list: GOP bosses, liberal billionaires, sole Dem at #NeverTrump meeting

    03/10/2016 8:47:11 AM PST · by blueyon · 51 replies
    examiner.com ^ | 3/09/16 | Timothy Whiteman
    According to the venerable Encyclopdia Britannica, the word cabal is defined as a private organization or party engaged in secret intrigues. In the wake of Donald Trump's near clean sweep of the March 8 GOP primaries and caucus, the anti-Trump secret meeting recently held in Georgia certainly fits the definition. In what may be the most curious presidential race in the history of the United States, Anusha Asif of Tech News Today reports on Mar. 8, 2016, many of the Congressional leadership of the Republican Party have met on March 7 with a who's who of liberal billionaires behind closed...
  • HuffPos Grim: 54 Private Jets at Meeting to Stop Trump

    03/09/2016 6:21:23 AM PST · by rktman · 65 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 3/9/2016 | Joel B. Pollak
    Huffington Post reporter Ryan Grim told CNNs Brooke Baldwin on Tuesday that something like 54 private jets had arrived at an elite meeting of tech CEOs, GOP party insiders and big donors set on stopping Donald Trump before he wins the Republican nomination. Grim broke the story (link: ): Billionaires, tech CEOs and top members of the Republican establishment flew to a private island resort off the coast of Georgia this weekend for the American Enterprise Institutes annual World Forum, according to sources familiar with the secretive gathering. The main topic at the closed-to-the-press confab? How to stop Republican front-runner...
  • Secret GOPe Meeting

    03/08/2016 10:18:25 AM PST · by GATVR · 107 replies
    Billionaires, tech CEOs and top members of the Republican establishment flew to a private island resort off the coast of Georgia this weekend for the American Enterprise Institute's annual World Forum, according to sources familiar with the secretive gathering. The main topic at the closed-to-the-press confab? How to stop Republican front-runner Donald Trump.
  • Huffington Post: At Secretive Meeting, Tech CEOs And Top Republicans Commiserate, Plot To Stop Trump

    03/07/2016 8:21:06 PM PST · by GeaugaRepublican · 333 replies
    Huffington Post ^ | 03/07/2016 | Ryan Grim,
    "Billionaires, tech CEOs and top members of the Republican establishment flew to a private island resort off the coast of Georgia this weekend for the American Enterprise Institute's annual World Forum, according to sources familiar with the secretive gathering. The main topic at the closed-to-the-press confab? How to stop Republican front-runner Donald Trump. Apple CEO Tim Cook, Google co-founder Larry Page, Napster creator and Facebook investor Sean Parker, and Tesla Motors and SpaceX honcho Elon Musk all attended. So did Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), political guru Karl Rove, House Speaker Paul Ryan, GOP Sens. Tom Cotton (Ark.), Cory...
  • G8 Protests Fizzled in Georgia

    06/11/2004 10:16:46 AM PDT · by wmichgrad · 17 replies · 167+ views
    Fox News ^ | June 11, 2004
    SAVANNAH, Ga. Protest planners expected a huge turnout for the Group of Eight (search) summit in Sea Island, Ga., this week, but found their estimates for at least 5,000 demonstrators to be overly optimistic. Forced to stay a safe distance from the actual meetings of leaders from the world's most industrialized nations, protesters were outnumbered by police as well as the media in rally after rally in nearby Savannah (search), Brunswick and Saint Simons Island.
  • A day in the life of President Bush (photos): 6/9/04

    06/09/2004 6:56:16 PM PDT · by MJY1288 · 212 replies · 374+ views
    Today President Bush was hosting the member of the G-8 and special guests, Including the new Iraqi President at Sea Island, Georgia. The President has expressed his appreciation for thr U'N's unannomous vote on his and Tony Blairs joint resolution. President Bush and First Lady Laura will be returning to the White House tomorrow and paying respects to President Reagan and meeting with Nancy Reagan. On Friday, President Bush will deliver the eulogy for Roanld Reagan at the National Cathedral ENJOY YOUR VIST TO SANITY ISLAND
  • Bush, G-8 Leaders Show Harmony on Iraq (because he kicked everyone else's ass)

    06/08/2004 3:51:04 PM PDT · by El Conservador · 13 replies · 149+ views
    Yahoo! News ^ | June 8, 2004 | TOM RAUM
    SEA ISLAND, Ga. - President Bush (news - web sites) and other world leaders showcased a new harmony on Iraq (news - web sites) on Tuesday as they gathered for their annual summit, but prickly issues remained over both Iraq and Bush's plan to promote democracy across the wider Middle East. Bush and British Prime Minister Tony Blair (news - web sites) claimed victory with the passage of a U.N. Security Council resolution on Iraq. Blair called the vote "an important milestone for the new Iraq." But even with the U.N. victory, Bush lowered expectations of gaining other countries' military...
  • Weakened Bush hosts G8 summit (no bias here)

    06/07/2004 9:19:05 AM PDT · by Sender · 13 replies · 150+ views
    Yahoo! News ^ | June 6, 2004 | AFP Staff
    WASHINGTON (AFP) - With his re-election prospects clouded by the war in Iraq (news - web sites), President George W. Bush is seeking to restore luster to his global image by spotlighting the softer side of US power at the Group of Eight summit. Bush, who once warned that the United Nations (news - web sites) would be "irrelevant" if it failed to back the invasion of Iraq, hosts the multilateral G8 forum eager to discuss US efforts in the fight against AIDS and efforts to spread democratic reforms in the Middle East. The war on terrorism will of course...
  • G-8 Summit Site Ritzy Yet Rugged

    06/06/2004 7:28:27 PM PDT · by nuconvert · 12 replies · 231+ views
    FOX NEWS/AP ^ | june6, 2004
    G-8 Summit Site Ritzy Yet Rugged Sunday, June 06, 2004 SEA ISLAND, Ga. Offering high security with its natural moat of dense marsh and ocean, this ritzy-yet-rugged resort on the Georgia coast will host President Bush and fellow world leaders during next week's G-8 summit (search). For the week, this haven for the rich will turn into a sealed-off fortress. "I think this may be the safest place in the world next week," said Reg Murphy, one of Sea Island's few full-time residents. "You've got an absolute wall of people protecting you the Secret Service, the FBI and...
  • Bahrain's King to Attend G-8 Summit, Wants to Be Model of Democracy for Mideast

    06/06/2004 10:41:24 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 2 replies · 94+ views
    Associated Press ^ | -06-06-04 1321EDT | Sarah El Deeb
    MANAMA, Bahrain (AP) - Bahrain may be small but its aspirations are big, and this week it gets a world spotlight - the Group of Eight summit - to showcase its democratic reforms. The country's king will be at the summit of the world's major industrial nations opening Tuesday in Georgia, along with the new president of Iraq and the leaders of Algeria, Jordan and Yemen. They were all invited by President Bush as part of his effort to promote democracy, human rights and economic liberalization in the region. It's a delicate maneuver in which the United States is caught...
  • World leaders descend on Sea Island [G-8 Summit]

    06/06/2004 4:40:20 AM PDT · by snopercod · 30 replies · 339+ views
    Macon Telegraph ^ | June 6, 2004 | Andy Peters and Wayne Crenshaw
    Tight security an eerie break from the ordinary in quiet coastal community With military helicopters patrolling the skies this week over Sea Island and St. Simons Island, the beaches deserted and protesters and visitors arriving from lands afar, residents of the Georgia coast could tell things were about to get a little strange. "You don't see any of the tourist traffic that you usually do," Chris Cutright, a Macon resident who has a second home on St. Simons, said Friday. "There's nobody out here." The Georgia coast this week will host the leaders from the world's eight largest industrial democracies,...
  • Reagan's death may affect G8 Summit

    06/05/2004 3:49:09 PM PDT · by ambrose · 22 replies · 237+ views
    AP ^ | 6.5.04
    Posted on Sat, Jun. 05, 2004 Reagan's death may affect G8 Summit Associated Press SEA ISLAND, Ga. - It was not immediately clear how the death of Ronald Reagan would affect the Group of Eight Summit planned for next week along coastal Georgia. The meeting's host, President Bush, will be expected to attend Reagan's funeral, but the arrangements had not been immediately made. The summit is scheduled to run from Tuesday through Thursday, and there is a chance that the funeral will occur on one of those days. "As of now, there are no changes," said Evan Keefer, a spokesman...
  • G8 and Its Protesters- Loyal Opposition, or Anarchy?

    05/22/2004 7:36:36 AM PDT · by backhoe · 96 replies · 1,281+ views
    various FR links | 05-22-04 | The Heavy Equipment Guy
    First, some background information on the area where G8 will be staged: Glynn County, History, Lore, Brunswick, St. Simons Island, Georgia... map of Brunswick, Georgia. Postcards of Yesteryear Logo, Postcards of YesteryearThis series of twenty-two postcards gives us a glimpse into Glynn County's past ...www.glynncounty.com/History_and_Lore/ - 39k - Cached - Similarpages[ More results from www.glynncounty.com ] Brunswick: www.brunswickga.org/ Glynn county in white: This is a small area in terms of population, but large geographically: Census Pop. 2000 67,568 1990 62,496 1980 54,981 1970 50,528 1960 41,954 1950 29,046 1940 21,920 413 Source: U.S. Census Bureau...
  • FBI: 2,000 tips on 7 al Qaeda suspects

    05/28/2004 2:06:34 PM PDT · by FairOpinion · 5 replies · 265+ views
    KATC ^ | May 28, 2004 | CNN
    WASHINGTON (CNN) -- The FBI has received more than 2,000 tips from the public in the 24 hours after a news conference asking for help in locating seven people Attorney General John Ashcroft called al Qaeda operatives. "Many thanks for your help on locating those pictured below," the FBI Web site said Thursday. "Over 2,000 tips were sent by mid-afternoon today on tips.fbi.gov alone. Please keep them coming." Officials could not provide the number of tips that came in phone calls. Calls to numbers provided on the "Be on the Look Out" Web pages are being fielded by the Counterterrorism...
  • G-8 Draws Mixed Signals (Georgia June Summit may draw thousands of antiglobalization protesters)

    04/19/2004 4:57:28 PM PDT · by fight_truth_decay · 5 replies · 130+ views
    TheBrunswickNews ^ | Mon, Apr 19, 2004 | KATHERINE PFLEGER SHRADER , KAREN SLOAN
    WASHINGTON - With an eye on a large number of symbolic gatherings including the Group of 8 Sea Island Summit Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge is forming a new government task force to better coordinate public and private security, and hopefully prevent the next terrorist attack. Beginning with the dedication of the new World War II Memorial in Washington over the Memorial Day weekend, Ridge said high-profile public events this year may be attractive targets for al-Qaida and like-minded terrorist groups. "We are rich with opportunities this year for terrorists to shake our will," Ridge said in a...
  • Multilayered Lessening: The race against proliferation.

    03/05/2004 11:08:33 AM PST · by xsysmgr · 102+ views
    National Review Online ^ | March 05, 2004 | Rich Lowry
    How high are the stakes in the war on terror? We are working to prevent the detonation of a nuclear device in an American city some day. That has made weapons proliferation hitherto the obscure province of arms-control experts and international lawyers an issue of the utmost priority. Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security John Bolton is a Bush administration point man on proliferation, promoting a policy that like much else having to do with President Bush is under harsh attack. John Kerry, citing Bush's alleged inability to work with other countries,...
  • Bushmobile Unveiled for G-8 Summit

    02/04/2004 11:58:30 AM PST · by humboldtconservative · 17 replies · 158+ views
    Associated Press via Yahoo ^ | Wed Feb 4, 2004 11:49 AM ET | RUSS BYNUM
    SAVANNAH, Ga. - What's red, white and blue, runs off a 72-volt battery and has a top speed of 25 mph? The president's official Bushmobile for the summer Group of Eight summit. G-8 organizers on Monday unveiled the electric car which resembles a golf cart the size of a Volkswagen Beetle customized for President Bush (news - web sites) to cruise around Sea Island during the June 8-10 meeting of world leaders. Leaders of the remaining seven countries attending the summit in coastal Georgia need not be jealous. They'll each get similar rides decked out with decal motifs...
  • Protesters already abuzz about Sea Island G-8 (Very Funny Read)

    07/21/2003 5:36:01 AM PDT · by Paul C. Jesup · 80 replies · 515+ views
    Savannah Morning News ^ | Monday, July 21, 2003 | Russ Bynum
    http://www.savannahnow.com/stories/072103/LOCSummitSeaIsland.shtml