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  • Portland Thorns women's soccer team pulls T-shirt from sale

    03/25/2013 8:48:07 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 24 replies
    The Oregonian ^ | March 22, 2013 | Allan Brettman
    The Portland Thorns are removing a T-shirt from store shelves and the team's website in response to criticism that its slogan "Feelin' Thorny?" was sexist. The T-shirt was gone in slightly less than 24 hours since the controversy broke on Facebook and was fueled on other social media platforms.
  • Lawyers Address Thorny Issues on Eve of Military Commissions Hearings

    01/10/2006 5:09:47 PM PST · by SandRat · 2 replies · 192+ views
    American Forces Press Service ^ | Jan 10, 2005 | Kathleen T. Rhem
    NAVAL STATION GUANTANAMO BAY, Cuba, Jan. 10, 2006 – Military commissions to try enemy combatants held here for alleged war crimes are intended "to prosecute unlawful conduct, not persecute religious beliefs," a top official with the commissions said here today. Air Force Col. Morris Davis, chief prosecutor for the Defense Department's Office of Military Commissions, said he and his team intend to prosecute all military commissions cases in a fair and open manner. Hearings in two such cases are scheduled to get under way here tomorrow. "A lot of folks have questioned whether these proceedings should go forward," Morris said....
  • Hillary Clinton 2008 Confirmed?

    01/17/2005 4:38:09 PM PST · by yoe · 51 replies · 6,759+ views
    National Ledger ^ | Jan. 16, 2005 | Staff
    New York Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-NY) has long been rumored as desperately seeking the democratic nomination for president in 2008. And while many political observers fully expect the power hungry former First Lady to hit the campaign trail within only a few months of being re-elected as a US Senator in 2006, US News & World report claims to have a confirmation of sorts. From USNews.Com's Washington Whispers: Hillary's in… You don't have to take it from us about Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton 's desire to run for president. Her brothers, Hugh and Tony Rodham, say it's true. Friends...