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  • Dan Lauria To Play Tip O’Neill In Ronald Reagan Biopic

    12/12/2022 11:13:35 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 23 replies
    dealine ^ | 12/09/2022 | Ted Johnson
    Dan Lauria will play former Speaker of the House Thomas “Tip” O’Neill in the upcoming biopic Reagan. He’ll play opposite Dennis Quaid, who plays the 40th president. In a statement, director Sean McNamara said, “He and Dennis have the chemistry needed to portray Reagan and O’Neill as two politicians who were respectful adversaries.” In Washington, the 1980s friendship between Reagan and O’Neill has long been viewed as a contrast to recent decades, as partisan rifts have gotten more personal.
  • EXCLUSIVE - 'You don't defeat a crazy man with nuclear weapons, with weakness': Navy SEAL who killed Bin Laden slams US response to Putin, the Pentagon for pushing their climate change plans and says Russia and China are 'laughing at us'

    03/12/2022 1:21:19 PM PST · by george76 · 51 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 12 March 2022 | WILLS ROBINSON
    Rob O'Neill was the Navy SEAL who shot the 9/11 mastermind in 2011 in Pakistan. He has left the service after 16 years and 400 combat missions for his country . Decorated veteran says Russians are dying for a 'leader who's lost his marbles' . He also criticized the U.S. and their 'nonsense' ploys and showing 'weakness'. The example he uses is the canceled nuclear missile test last weekend. Also said the Pentagon is 'wasting resources' by 'trying to turn warships green'. ... the decorated veteran criticized the Biden administration for cancelling a nuclear missile test last weekend while Russian...
  • Delta bans Navy SEAL who killed Bin Laden after mask-less selfie

    08/20/2020 6:05:46 PM PDT · by Boomer · 83 replies
    Fox Business ^ | 8/20/2020 | Thomas Barrabi
    Delta Air Lines said Thursday that it has banned retired U.S. Navy SEAL Robert O’Neill, the man credited with killing Osama Bin Laden, for allegedly failing to wear a mask during a recent flight. O’Neill, 44, tweeted that he had been banned from the airline “for posting a picture.” Earlier this week, O’Neill posted a now-deleted mask-less selfie while sitting on a Delta plane, with the caption, "I'm not a [expletive]." “Part of every customer’s commitment prior to traveling on Delta is the requirement to acknowledge our updated travel policies, which includes wearing a mask,” a Delta spokesman told FOX...
  • Fox News Hires SEAL Team Six's Rob O’Neill

    03/12/2015 5:14:13 PM PDT · by george76 · 16 replies
    Hollywood Reporter ^ | 3/12/2015 | Michael O'Connell
    Rob O’Neill, former member of the Navy's famed SEAL Team Six and purported Osama Bin Laden killer, has inked a deal with the network to offer military expertise and analysis across the network's roster of programs. This comes after FNC hit ratings highs with its O’Neill sit-down, The Man Who Killed Osama Bin Laden. “Rob O’Neill is an American hero who dedicated his life to serving our country and protecting our freedoms," said chairman and CEO Roger Ailes. "It’s incredibly rare to have someone in a television contributor role with his leadership experience and expertise at the fighting unit level....
  • Ancient artefacts at Tullaghoge [Ireland, 5000 BC]

    02/19/2015 1:31:39 PM PST · by SunkenCiv · 13 replies
    Belfast Telegraph ^ | February 15, 2015 | unattributed
    An archaeological bid to discover more about the hilltop where Ulster chieftains were crowned 700 years ago has uncovered artefacts dating back more than 7,000 years. Tullaghoge Fort in rural Co Tyrone was the place leaders of the dominant O'Neill clan came to be crowned from around the 14th Century to just before the arrival of the planters at the start of the 17th Century. Targeted excavation work around the picturesque tree encircled earthen mound ahead of the planned development of new visitor facilities hoped to find and preserve buried artefacts from that period -- but it ended up unearthing...
  • Targets of terror financing probe had political clout (Norquist and Saffuri alerts)

    12/12/2003 8:31:22 AM PST · by Sabertooth · 16 replies · 378+ views
    Atlanta Journal-Constitution ^ | December 12th, 2003 | EUNICE MOSCOSO and REBECCA CARR
    WASHINGTON -- Nine days after the federal government raided their homes and businesses, leaders of an alleged terror financing operation were given the opportunity to question the agency investigating them. The meeting on March 29, 2002, in the office of Rep. Frank Wolf (R-Va.) is an example of the political clout of what the government calls the "Safa Group," a web of companies and nonprofits based in northern Virginia. One week later, former Treasury Secretary Paul O'Neill met with Muslim leaders with connections to the Safa Group to hear complaints about the raids. The leaders are suspected of running more...
  • Navy SEAL Who Killed Osama Bin Laden Revealed – Rob O’Neill Shot OBL Three Times in Head

    11/06/2014 3:38:26 AM PST · by servo1969 · 81 replies ^ | 11-5-2014 | Jim Hoft
    The Navy SEAL who killed Osama Bin Laden has been identified. In action: A rare picture of O’Neill as a serviceman shows him in uniform in Liberia, where the Navy was involved in operation to stabilize the war-torn country. (Daily Mail)Rob O’Neill, a team leader of Naval Special Warfare Development Group, is currently a circuit speaker. Navy SEAL Robert O’Neill’s mantra is “Never quit.” O’Neill shot Osama three times in the head.The Daily Mail reported: The Navy SEAL who shot Osama bin Laden dead in the special force’s most famous operation can be named today.The Navy hero is set...
  • Ronald Reagan: PROUD to Be Irish!

    03/17/2014 10:12:21 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 14 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 17 March 2014 | Reaganite Republican
    As House Speaker for 6/8 of the Reagan years, bombastic spendaholic Tip O'Neill was one of the fiercest opponents of the Gipper's entire agenda, fighting it tooth-and-nail to the end. He even called Reagan a 'cheerleader for selfishness' and went so far as to personally attack him as 'most ignorant man that has ever inhabited the White House'. Not one to be easily outwitted -but showing considerably more class and good humor- Reagan observed parallels between the blobular O'Neill and the then-trendy Pac-Man video game, as 'a round thing that gobbles up money'. Yet despite the professional animosity, Reagan often said...
  • Sorry Chris – Tip and the Gipper didn’t like each other

    09/29/2013 3:36:12 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 10 replies
    New York Post ^ | September 29, 2013 | Kyle Smith
    When Ronald Reagan was president, the leader of the opposition was Speaker of the House Tip O’Neill, a liberal Boston Democrat. The two Irish-American glad-handers had both been FDR-loving New Dealers, born less than two years apart. They dined together, partied together and swapped Irish jokes. But they didn’t like each other. Once Reagan was asked if he had heard about Pac-Man. He said, “Someone told me it was a round thing that gobbles up money. I thought it was Tip O’Neill.”
  • Ronald Reagan: DAMN Proud to Be Irish!

    03/17/2013 7:38:52 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 20 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 17 March 2013 | Reaganite Republican
    As House Speaker for 6/8 of the Reagan years, bombastic spendaholic Tip O'Neill was one of the fiercest opponents of the Gipper's entire agenda, fighting it tooth-and-nail to the end. He even called Reagan a 'cheerleader for selfishness' and went so far as to personally attack him as 'most ignorant man that has ever inhabited the White House'. Not one to be easily outwitted -but showing considerably more class and good humor- Reagan observed parallels between the blobular O'Neill and the then-trendy Pac-Man video game, as'a round thing that gobbles up money'. Yet despite the professional animosity, Reagan often said the two were 'friends after 6pm'... and...
  • RONALD REAGAN: Proud to Be Irish!

    03/16/2012 1:26:32 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 8 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | March 16, 2012 | Reaganite Republican
    As House Speaker for most of Ronald Reagan's two presidential terms, ultra-liberal spendaholic Tip O'Neill was one of the fiercest opponents of the entire Reagan agenda, fighting it tooth-and-nail for six years. He called Reagan a "cheerleader for selfishness" and even went so far as to personally attack the Gipper as 'most ignorant man that has ever inhabited the White House'. Not one to be easily outwitted -but showing considerably more class and good humor- Reagan observed parallels between bloated blowhard O'Neill and the 1980's Pac-Man video game, both being  'a round thing that gobbles up money'. Yet despite the professional animosity, the...
  • Newt Gingrich was defending anti-communist foreign policy when he got Tip O'Neill's words taken down

    01/27/2012 7:11:02 PM PST · by Thane_Banquo · 23 replies
    C-SPAN ^ | May 15, 1984 | Newt Gingrich
    The moment that made Gingrich was when he got Tip O'Neill so all fire mad that Tip made statements in violation of House rules and had his words "taken down," a major parliamentary slap on the hindquarters. You can watch the C-SPAN video here: Tip O'Neill's words taken down. Now, this week we've heard the RINOs try to slam Gingrich's attitude to Reagan's foreign policy vis-a-vis the communists, trying to claim that when the liberals in the House were criticizing Reagan's policy and threatening to cut off funding for the Contras, Gingrich was right along them agreeing with it. How...
  • Bush's Policy on Argentina Signals Shift in Approach

    01/04/2002 8:05:46 PM PST · by Pokey78 · 9 replies · 1+ views
    The New York Times ^ | 01/05/2002 | JOSEPH KAHN with DAVID E. SANGER
    WASHINGTON, Jan. 4 — Seven years ago this month, President Bill Clinton's economic advisers told him Mexico was hours away from economic default and perhaps chaos on the streets. Mr. Clinton ordered an unpopular multibillion-dollar bailout, over the objections of Congress, but with the support of a prominent Republican governor, George W. Bush of Texas. When Argentina barreled toward a similar default in recent weeks, it was Mr. Bush who had to make the bailout call — and his decision was to let Argentina suffer the consequences of its own economic mismanagement. His aides argue that the circumstances were somewhat ...
  • John O'Neill: 9/11 Hero & Victim Who Warned of Terrorism

    09/11/2009 8:32:47 AM PDT · by Dr. Scarpetta · 18 replies · 1,650+ views ^ | 9/11/09 | Bruce Mandelblit
    O’Neill retired as the FBI’s top terrorist expert. He worked for the FBI for 31 years. The FBI appointed him as the chief of the bureau’s International Terrorism Operations. During his time with the FBI, O’Neill worked on many of the world’s deadliest terrorist attacks, including the 2000 bombing of the USS Cole and the 1998 attacks on the U.S. embassies in Africa. O’Neill’s first terrorism case was, in fact, the 1993 truck bombing of the World Trade Center. After retiring from the FBI, O’Neill took a new job. That job was the security director for the World Trade Center....
  • Another Kerry Big Lie Punctured

    02/26/2008 12:46:25 PM PST · by Interesting Times · 36 replies · 925+ views
    Democracy Project ^ | February 26, 2008 | Bruce Kesler
    One of the core charges that John Kerry’s media-aided campaign made in 2004 and since to delegitimize the Swift Boat Veterans for Truth is that its leader John O’Neill, who had opposed Kerry in 1971, was a creation of Richard Nixon’s White House. I was there, and know better. Until now, the central purported prop for the charge went unrebutted. Charles “Chuck” Colson has now spoken up. It’s time for reputable media, and even Kerry’s advocates if they have any integrity, to cease this charge. Like a dime-novel legend, based on little, this charge has been frequently repeated and embellished...
  • To Set The Record Straight

    01/24/2008 8:56:32 PM PST · by The Shrew · 14 replies · 626+ views ^ | Tuesday, January 22, 2008 | Henry Mark Holzer
    If John Kerry had been elected President of the United States in November 2004, especially with the incoming majority Democrat Congress, it is highly likely that Iraq would be in the midst of a civil war, Iran’s regional influence would have increased, Israel would be in more jeopardy than it is now, two Supreme Court seats would be occupied by clones of John Stevens and Ruth Bader Ginsburg instead of by John Roberts and Samuel Alito, judicial decisions would have given even more “rights” to enemy combatants, domestic entitlements and earmarks would have skyrocketed, the Bush tax cuts would be...
  • Live Thread of The Path to 911 ABC Part II (7 or 7:20pm AZ, AK 8pm CA, OR, WA) West Coast Version

    09/11/2006 8:13:16 PM PDT · by TenthAmendmentChampion · 288 replies · 7,186+ views
    ABC News | 9/11/2006 | ABC Television
    I didn't know if there was a west coast version of this thread. It didn't make sense to post on thread for the show that was almost over on the East Coast.
  • Tonight's Sci-Fi Listing (08/18/06)

    08/18/2006 6:47:34 AM PDT · by KevinDavis · 28 replies · 353+ views
    08/18/06 | Kevin Davis
    Tonight's Sci-Fi Listing for 08/18/06: 8/7 - SciFi Inside: Stargate SG1 200 Well the name itself says it all... 9/8 - Stargate SG1 200: Martin Lloyd seeks out SG-1 for assistance when his failed TV show based on the real Stargate program becomes a feature film. Fun Episdoe alert and we are going to see the Furlings!!!! Last weeks was boring... 10/9 - Stargate Atlantis The Real World: Elizabeth Weir wakes up in a mental institution, where she is told that the expedition to Atlantis and the Stargate are figments of her imagination. Last weeks was decent... It seems that...
  • O'Neill's crumbling legacy

    07/19/2006 5:37:42 PM PDT · by ninonitti · 32 replies · 1,654+ views
    boston globe ^ | July 19, 2006 | Jeff Jacoby, Globe Columnist
    ALL POLITICS is local, Tip O'Neill famously said, and it surely doesn't get any more local than when a 6,000-pound slab from a project championed by the late House speaker falls on a 38-year-old newlywed from Jamaica Plain, crushing her to death as her husband drives her to the airport. O'Neill died in 1994, but the political culture he epitomized is alive and well and enshrined in the Big Dig, a slough of corruption, callousness, and cover-ups that had become a synonym for government mismanagement long before it killed Milena Del Valle on July 10. It would be going too...
  • The Truth, John Kerry, and The New York Times

    06/04/2006 8:01:40 PM PDT · by Starman417 · 113 replies · 2,994+ views
    Real Clear Politics ^ | 06/05/06 | Thomas Lipscomb
    Kate Zernike's story on the front page of the Memorial Day Sunday New York Times, "Kerry Pressing Swift Boat Case Long After Loss," is an unfortunate reminder of the Times's embarrassingly poor coverage of Kerry in the face of the Swift Boat Veterans' for Truth charges in the 2004 election. Now as then, the Times acts as if the issues involved were between Kerry's latest representations of his record and the "unsubstantiated" charges of the Swift Boat group. The Times used the term "unsubstantiated" more than twenty times during its election coverage and continues to make no discernable effort to...