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  • SSDP Sues Department of Education in Freedom of Information Act Dispute

    02/07/2006 4:14:36 AM PST · by freepatriot32 · 11 replies · 631+ views ^ | 2 6 06 |
    The nonprofit organization Students for Sensible Drug Policy announced late last week it has filed a lawsuit against the Department of Education alleging that the department is refusing to release state-by-state data on the number of students affected by a law barring them from receiving financial aid because they have a drug conviction unless SSDP pays a hefty fee for the service. The student group wants information about the impact of the Higher Education Act's (HEA) drug provision, authored by arch-drug warrior Rep. Mark Souder (R-IN), and in effect since 2000. SSDP is part of a large coalition of student,...
  • Driver says her accident deputy's fault(your not going to believe this lawsuit)

    08/08/2005 1:35:01 AM PDT · by freepatriot32 · 36 replies · 2,297+ views ^ | Monday, August 8, 2005 | Richard Roesler
    OLYMPIA – Three years after getting drunk, blowing through a stop sign and triggering a wreck that left her passenger critically injured, a former Idaho resident has filed a $1.5 million claim against Washington's Pend Oreille County for not detaining her before she caused the crash. In her claim, Ashlen Lee says that on June 12, 2002, a county sheriff's deputy stopped her truck around 3:30 a.m. and could see that she had been drinking. But after quizzing her, the deputy let the 17-year-old drive away. The officer said he'd give them a warning," said Lee's attorney, W. Russell Van...
  • R. Gordon Says He Didn't Mean to Disrespect Patrick

    06/01/2005 10:18:58 AM PDT · by freepatriot32 · 105 replies · 1,513+ views
    aolnews ^ | 6 1 05 | JENNA FRYER
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (May 31) - Robby Gordon was not being critical of Danica Patrick when he said she had an unfair weight advantage in the Indianapolis 500. Rather, he said he was simply discussing a flaw in the Indy Racing League's rules. "The only thing I was saying was that I have a problem with the rule, not any particular driver," Gordon said Tuesday. "I've been impressed with Danica from the first time she got in an IRL car earlier this year, and I certainly did not mean to disrespect her or any other driver." Patrick wowed the racing world...
  • To All The Kids Who Survived the 1930's 40's, 50's, 60's and 70's !! (cute email)

    05/18/2005 9:07:02 AM PDT · by LIConFem · 137 replies · 5,822+ views
    Email | Unknown | Unknown
    TO ALL THE KIDS WHO SURVIVED the 1930's 40's, 50's, 60's and 70's !! First, we survived being born to mothers who smoked and/or drank while they carried us. They took aspirin, ate blue cheese dressing, tuna from a can, and didn't get tested for diabetes. Then after that trauma, our baby cribs were covered with bright colored lead-based paints. We had no childproof lids on medicine bottles, doors or cabinets and when we rode our bikes, we had no helmets, not to mention, the risks we took hitchhiking. As children, we would ride in cars with no seat belts...
  • Why Atari 2600 Adventure is such a fun game

    04/06/2005 7:13:26 AM PDT · by grundle · 147 replies · 3,161+ views ^ | Warren Robinett Why Atari 2600 Adventure is such a fun game by Warren Robinett First of all, let's not forget the game that directly inspired me -- the original text adventure game (also named "Adventure") which was created by Don Woods and Willie Crowther. They invented the idea of moving from room to room, carrying objects that you could use to get past obstacles, and creatures that moved around and did things in the game world. Their game was pure text -- the user typed text commands and then received text descriptions of the room he or she was in, and...
  • PETA Takes on J.Lo Over Fur Fashions

    03/12/2005 4:23:50 PM PST · by freepatriot32 · 6 replies · 1,304+ views ^ | 3 12 05 | ap
    NEW YORK Mar 12, 2005 — People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals wants Jennifer Lopez to "Get Right" when it comes to fur. Lopez introduced her Sweetface collection during New York Fashion Week last month. "Please don't support Jennifer Lopez or her bloody business," according to a Web site that the animal rights group has devoted to the singer, actress and now fashion designer. "Many hot designers, including Stella McCartney, Vivienne Westwood, Todd Oldham, Marc Bouwer, and others have … created synthetic alternatives that are hip, humane, and easily available and don't turn animals into fashion victims." Calls by...
  • Young Conservatives(Vanity)

    02/14/2005 8:09:56 PM PST · by Jay777 · 218 replies · 2,775+ views
    14 Feb 05 | Jay777
    I'm a 28 year old conservative. I've been active here for quite a few months now. The more I hang around the more active I get. I've really got it out for the ACLU! So I'm posting a vanity, because most of the activist here call me a youngster! I'm wondering how many of us here are under 30! So if you see this post, which many will not, cause I can't post garbage like this on the main forum, let me know if you are under 35! I'm just curious how many of us there are! If you know...
  • Anti-war generation watches its children go to war

    02/08/2005 6:21:02 PM PST · by qam1 · 29 replies · 1,243+ views
    Aberdeen News ^ | 2/8/05 | Meg Kissinger
    MILWAUKEE - John Treslley shakes his head in awe when he thinks about his 20-year-old son driving a Hummer through the minefields of Iraq. "I wish I had half the guts he has," Treslley, 47, says in a whisper. Back in 1977, when Treslley was that age, the notion of military duty never crossed his mind. The draft ended in 1973, and two years later, so did the Vietnam War. "I was busy in those days playing football, drinking lots of beer and chasing women," says Treslley, a pilot and former game farm operator in Hayward, Wis. All across America,...
  • Court revives McDonald's obesity suit

    01/28/2005 12:36:51 AM PST · by LarkNeelie · 11 replies · 613+ views ^ | 01/26/05 | AP
    NEW YORK (AP) -- An appeals court Tuesday revived part of a class-action lawsuit blaming McDonald's for making people fat, reinstating claims pertaining to deceptive advertising. A three-judge panel of the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said a lower court judge erred when he dismissed parts of the lawsuit brought on behalf of two New York children. U.S. District Judge Robert Sweet dismissed the lawsuit in 2003 because he said it failed to link the children's alleged health problems directly to McDonald's products. But the appeals judges said New York's general business law requires a plaintiff to show only...
  • Rolling Stone Bans Bible Ad Aimed At Reaching Young People

    01/21/2005 4:38:06 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 57 replies · 1,900+ views
    GOPUSA ^ | January 21, 2005 | Jimmy Moore
    NEW YORK (Talon News) -- Rock music magazine Rolling Stone rejected an ad on Wednesday for a new Bible translation designed to reach "spiritually intrigued 18- to 34-year-olds" because it was deemed too religious. Zondervan, the largest Bible publisher in the United States, was hoping to purchase space in the popular secular magazine to attract their target consumers for the new "Today's New International Version of the Bible," which is due to hit bookstores in February. Doug Lockhart, who serves as the executive vice president of marketing for Zondervan, said he purchased the ad in Rolling Stone last July in...
  • Moss offers Lambeau fans a Moonlight serenade

    01/09/2005 8:35:46 PM PST · by bikepacker67 · 189 replies · 4,000+ views
    GREEN BAY, Wis. - Randy Moss broke such new ground with a disgusting gesture after his game-clinching touchdown catch Sunday that Fox television refused to replay it - until the postgame show. The star receiver shot a fake moon at the Lambeau Field crowd, pretending to drop his pants, then rubbed himself on the padded goal post. It made previous controversial celebrations by NFL receivers Terrell Owens and Joe Horn look like harmless child's play.
  • Super Model Gisele Bundchen, Reneges on “Lost Dog” Reward Offer;

    12/10/2004 5:45:07 AM PST · by freepatriot32 · 30 replies · 7,253+ views ^ | 1210 04 |
    A young San Bernardino couple is going public with questions about supermodel Gisele Bundchen's "no questions asked" $5000.00 reward offer, which remains unpaid more than two weeks after the couple returned Bundchen's dog only to be arrested at gunpoint, handcuffed and held in custody. Although cleared by the police, the couple has no explanation from Bundchen of why they were treated like criminals and denied the reward. Hollywood, CA (PRWEB) December 10, 2004 -- Supermodel Gisele Bundchen’s “no questions asked” $5000.00 reward offer for her lost dog just before Thanksgiving, may have gotten her dog back, but, according to the...
  • Letters threaten actors(Taye Diggs & wife Idina Menzel recieve death threats)

    12/07/2004 3:54:05 AM PST · by freepatriot32 · 72 replies · 5,551+ views ^ | 12 5 04 | ROCCO PARASCANDOLA AND DEBORAH S. MORRIS
    Threatening letters critical of the interracial marriage between a Tony Award-winning white actress in the Broadway smash "Wicked" and Taye Diggs, a popular black film and TV actor, have sparked a NYPD probe and an increase in security at the famed Gershwin Theatre, sources said. One of the letters "threatens bodily harm to Taye Diggs," according to a police source. That letter was received Wednesday by Jed Bernstein, president of the League of American Theaters and Producers, the industry's major trade group, with offices on West 47th Street. Sources said that before Wednesday, two other handwritten letters were sent to...
  • Decaying Pop Culture

    12/06/2004 8:10:19 AM PST · by Chaffer · 125 replies · 8,919+ views
    My parents' generation was represented by Bob Hope, Bing Crosby, John Wayne ... My generation, sadly, is represented by this.  
  • Murder charges filed in Taranova Glick's death

    12/05/2004 12:03:48 AM PST · by freepatriot32 · 9 replies · 1,027+ views ^ | 12 3 04 |
    Last Updated: 12/03/2004 05:43 pm Elkhart County, IN - After a final autopsy report and a failed plea deal, The Truth in Elkhart is reporting that prosecutors have charged Chad Strong with the murder of three-and-a-half year old Taranova Glick. Taranova Glick was the daughter of Strong’s girlfriend. She died on July 13th from blunt-force trauma to the abdomen. County prosecutors also filed neglect charges against Taranova's mother, Dusty James. Strong was previously charged with battery causing death and neglect causing serious injury. Last month, the Elkhart County prosecutor asked for permission to add a murder charge. Related Link Coroner...
  • Honor student plotted mother's murder, police say (Kept an online journal)

    11/28/2004 7:40:46 PM PST · by Zechariah11 · 49 replies · 2,572+ views
    Anchorage Daily News ^ | November 26, 2004 | Peter Porco
    By PETER PORCO Anchorage Daily News November 26, 2004 ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Sixteen-year-old Rachelle A. Waterman would appear to be any parent's ideal child - an honor student, an athlete, a gifted singer. But for months, she planned her mother's murder with two of her former boyfriends who are eight years her senior, according to Alaska State Troopers. Two weekends ago on Southeast's Prince of Wales Island, their plot ended in the death of 48-year-old Lauri Waterman of Craig, according to court papers. Lauri Waterman, a teacher's aide and community activist, was killed by one of the men using a...
  • stock market simulation game for freepers(vanity)

    11/13/2004 2:03:33 PM PST · by freepatriot32 · 4 replies · 868+ views ^ | 11 13 04 | freepatriot32
    I just joined and have created a group for freepers.Its a stock market simulation game that lets you pick real stocks from the stock market and track how well you do with them.They give you 1 million dollars to start out with and they track the rise or fall of the stocks in each group.The group I created is called freepers rule and the password to join the group is freeple.Once you sign up go to the left hand side of the page and click groups then scroll down the list of groups. freepers rule is about 1/4 of...
  • caption this pic(one serious case of dragon breath)

    11/10/2004 10:05:17 PM PST · by freepatriot32 · 15 replies · 1,581+ views
    email | 11 9 04 | none
  • He's the Steal Slim Shady(eminems record stolen and released on internet)

    11/04/2004 9:20:10 PM PST · by freepatriot32 · 20 replies · 1,050+ views
    the sun ^ | 11 5 04 | DEREK BROWN
    RAPPER Eminem’s new album Encore has been leaked on to the internet. The Real Slim Shady star’s hotly-anticipated fourth album was stolen nearly two weeks before its release date. The theft has sparked panic at his record label Interscope who have brought forward the worldwide release date. An illegal website called RNS put the entire album on the net two days ago. Thousands of fans instantly downloaded it and could pass it on to countless others. It could lose the 32-year-old rapper MILLIONS of pounds in royalties from CD sales. Interscope bosses were locked in meetings all day yesterday. They...
  • Complete election results for ALL presidental candidates(updated at 4 30 pm eastern)

    11/03/2004 2:46:38 PM PST · by freepatriot32 · 3 replies · 910+ views ^ | 11 3 04 | Chon LaLonde
    Update at 4:30 pm nov 3 results for all presidental candidates ALL CANDIDATES CANDIDATE VOTE TOTAL VOTE % John Kerry, Democrat 55,104,702 48% George W. Bush, Republican (incumbent) 58,640,799 51% Ralph Nader, independent 392,219 0% Michael Badnarik, Libertarian 374,741 0% Michael Peroutka, constitution party 129,162 0% David Cobb, green party 104,591 0% Leonard Peltier, peace and freedom party 21,616 0% Gene Amondson, Prohibition Party 1,895 0% Andy Andress, Unaffiliated (no websites for candidate or party )716 0% Walter Brown, Socialist Party USA 10,258 0% Roger Calero, socialist workers party 5,263 0% Earl F. Dodge, Prohibition party 122 0% Thomas Harens,...