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  • Noem Draws Bipartisan Ire For Demanding South Dakotans Celebrate ‘Native American Heritage’ Instead of Columbus Day

    10/11/2021 12:11:55 AM PDT · by SoConPubbie · 82 replies
    National File ^ | October 10, 2021 | GABRIEL KEANE
    Republican Governor of South Dakota Kristi Noem has faced criticism from both sides of the political spectrum on Sunday for telling state residents “don’t wait until Monday to celebrate Native American heritage” in an official statement. Noem only referred to October 11 as Native Americans’ Day, and omitted any reference to the date’s long national significance as Columbus Day.“The second Monday in October has been recognized as a federal holiday since 1968. In 1990, South Dakota was the first state to do things a little differently than the rest of the nation,” Noem said. “In South Dakota, we recognize Monday,...
  • Records: Lin Wood Has for Decades Voted for, Donated to Democrats Including Barack Obama and David Perdue’s 2014 Opponent

    12/02/2020 5:44:43 PM PST · by conservative98 · 305 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 2 Dec 2020 | MATTHEW BOYLE
    Georgia-based attorney Lin Wood is getting lots of attention for urging supporters of President Donald Trump to break with the president and not vote for GOP Sens. David Perdue (R-GA) and Kelly Loeffler (R-GA) in the upcoming January 5 runoff elections. Wood’s public comments run counter to President Trump’s own public statements and wishes, as the president has repeatedly urged his supporters to support Loeffler and Perdue and is heading to Valdosta, Georgia, on Saturday to rally with the GOP senators. Wood’s comments are also in line with what top national Democrats are pushing for, as Breitbart News has reported...
  • Pelosi presenting special US flag to Floyd family sparks outrage; ‘an insult to our service members’

    06/15/2020 1:44:44 PM PDT · by kevcol · 54 replies
    BizPac Review ^ | June 15, 2020 | Jon Dougherty
    Scores of Americans were outraged after seeing a picture of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) presenting an American flag to the family of George Floyd as though he had been killed fighting for the country. The photo, which was seen posted on various social media sites, was confirmed as genuine by BizPac Review after locating it as part of a collection involving the family of Floyd on Pelosi’s official Twitter feed. “Philonise Floyd’s heart-wrenching testimony to @HouseJudiciary left its mark on us all. May this flag, which flew over the Capitol on the day of his brother’s murder, serve as...
  • ‘Halloween’ Star Jamie Lee Curtis: ‘I’m Scared Every Day’ to ‘Live in America’

    09/15/2018 10:12:14 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 130 replies
    Breitbart ^ | September 10, 2018 | Justin Caruso
    USA Today reports that during a question and answer session, an audience member asked Jamie Lee Curtis if she gets scared. “You know, life’s a little scary. I live in America,” she replied. “This (expletive’s) getting real, so I’m scared every day.” Curtis starred as Laurie Strode in the original 1978 Halloween and will play the same character in this year’s reboot, which will hit theaters next month. Curtis has been an outspoken progressive for years. She endorsed Hillary Clinton in the 2016 election, saying that she “played my woman’s card.”
  • Philadelphia Eagles Call Out Shaun King(talcum X) for Spreading False Story About Kaepernick

    09/15/2017 12:54:01 PM PDT · by rktman · 15 replies ^ | 9/15/2017 | Alex Griswold
    The Philadelphia Eagles on Thursday called out Black Lives Matter activist Shaun King for an inaccurate tweet that went viral. King got more than 8,000 retweets for claiming that Philadelphia Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie said he would never hire former 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick for kneeling during the national anthem. The owner of the Eagles said he wouldn't hire Colin because of his anthem protest, but hired a white player who called black people "nigger" — Shaun King (@ShaunKing) September 14, 2017 Sportswriters on the Eagles beat immediately pointed out that King was mischaracterizing Lurie's comments, but their complaints fell...
  • Russia Plans Moon Base, Mars Network by 2030

    03/30/2012 11:25:19 PM PDT · by garjog · 12 replies
    Wired UK via KurzweilAINetwork ^ | March 14, 2012 | By Mark Brown
    By 2030, Russia will send robots to the Moon to collect samples. The program will be punctuated with a manned Moon landing — 60 years after Neil Armstrong’s Apollo mission. Payback, perhaps, for losing out on the major leg of the U.S. and Soviet space race. The optimistic program also lays out plans for active exploration of other planets in the solar system, and ideas for a follow-up to the International Space Station: The ISS is only funded until 2020.
  • Russia and Europe plan a manned mission to Mars

    Europe will carry out the first manned mission to Mars together with Russia. Head of the European Space Agency Jean-Jacques Dordain stated this when he visited the International Aviation and Space Salon, MAKS-2011, now under way in Zhukovsky near Moscow. He gave no timeframe, but head of the Russian Space Agency Vladimir Popovkin welcomed his European counterpart’s idea concerning the coordination of the future project. The dream of human beings going to Mars has a long history, and at present, mankind is very close to implement such a project. Some time ago, an interest in the planet was linked to...
  • Bush's New Space Plan Excites Russia

    01/15/2004 12:50:40 PM PST · by Paradox · 18 replies · 61+ views ^ | 15 January 2004 | Vladimir Isachenkov
     MOSCOW (AP) -- U.S. President George W. Bush's new plan to send men to the moon, Mars and beyond excited Russian space officials and designers, who voiced quick hopes Thursday for winning a lucrative share in the U.S. program and boosting the sagging status of Russia's space program.NASA has already sent its proposals concerning cooperation in moon and Mars missions to the Russian Aerospace Agency, said deputy chief Nikolai Moiseyev, acording to the ITAR-Tass news agency. Moiseyev did not give details of the U.S. proposals, but said that Russia has plentiful know-how to share. Bush's plan could be a chance...
  • Russia hopes nuclear ship will fly humans to Mars

    10/29/2009 7:07:52 AM PDT · by tricky_k_1972 · 34 replies · 1,096+ views
    Forbes ^ | Oct 29 08:01 AM US/Eastern | VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV
    MOSCOW -- Russia should build a new nuclear-powered spaceship for prospective manned missions to Mars and other planets, the nation's space chief said in remarks released Thursday.Anatoly Perminov first proposed building the ship at a government meeting Wednesday but initially didn't explain its purpose.He said in remarks posted Thursday on his agency's Web site that the nuclear spaceship should be used for human flights to Mars and other planets. He said the project is challenging technologically, but could capitalize on the Soviet and Russian experience in the field.Perminov said the preliminary design could be ready by 2012. He said it...
  • Russia's Dark Horse Plan to Get to Mars

    05/23/2009 5:05:38 AM PDT · by LibWhacker · 8 replies · 828+ views
    Discover Magazine ^ | 5/21/09 | Jamie Oberg
    The Fobos-Grunt mission might pave the way for humanity's first permanent space base—on Phobos, Mars' bizarre moon.Mars has been nothing but bad luck for the Russians. They have launched 20 probes to the planet since 1960, and all either failed or suffered from severe technical problems. But soon—as early as this October—Russia will attempt to reverse its fortunes with one of the most ambitious unmanned space missions ever. Instead of aiming straight for Mars, the Russians are going after Phobos, the larger of its two little satellites and one of the oddest objects around. Their probe, called Fobos-Grunt (“Phobos...
  • Russia Enters 'Space Race' To Build Moon Base

    08/31/2007 3:09:55 PM PDT · by blam · 54 replies · 1,679+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 8-31-2007 | Graeme Baker
    Russia enters 'space race' to build moon base By Graeme Baker Last Updated: 5:57pm BST 31/08/2007 Russia has revived another Cold War rivalry by entering a new “space race” with America to build a permanent base on the Moon. The moon from Moscow's Novodevichy Monastery Anatoly Perminov, the head of the space agency Roskosmos, said Russia would organise a manned lunar mission by 2025 and would be ready to build an “inhabited station” between 2027 and 2032. From there, cosmonauts could strike out on a long-planned mission to Mars as early as 2035. “According to our estimates we will be...
  • Russia plans flight to Mars and development of space tourism

    08/04/2005 11:19:43 AM PDT · by jb6 · 69 replies · 1,143+ views
    RIA Novosti ^ | 04/ 08/ 2005
    MOSCOW, August 4 (RIA Novosti) - Russia will start an experimental program for preparation for flights to Mars in 2006, said Anatoly Perminov, head of the Russian Space Agency Roscosmos. "The agency is not planning a manned flight to Mars until 2015, although we will start an experimental program at the Institute of Medical and Biological Research next year," he told the Voice of Russia state-controlled radio station. "An international six-men crew will conduct a simulated 500-day flight to Mars." Perminov said Russia would send a probe to Phobos, one of Mars' two moons, to test launch, landing and take-off...
  • Russia Plans 500-Day Mock Mars Mission

    10/11/2004 6:17:41 PM PDT · by Simmy2.5 · 12 replies · 318+ views ^ | 11 October 2004 | By Tariq Malik
    Russian space researchers will lock six men in a metal tube for more than year in an effort to mimic the stresses and challenges of a manned mission to Mars. The 500 Days experiment, under development by the Russian Institute of Medical and Biological Problems, will isolate human volunteers in a mock space station module for -- as its namesake suggests -- a complete 500 days to study how a long mission to Mars might affect its human crew. "Obviously, we're very interested in the results," NASA spokeswoman Dolores Beasley said of the long-duration study during a telephone interview. "It...
  • Russia, US can collaborate in Mars exploration: Putin

    01/26/2004 2:32:41 PM PST · by ambrose · 79 replies · 259+ views
    AP ^ | 1.27.04 | AFP
    Last Update: Tuesday, January 27, 2004. 1:03am (AEDT) Russia, US can collaborate in Mars exploration: Putin Russia and the United States can collaborate in exploring Mars, Russian President Vladimir Putin told US Secretary of State Colin Powell in talks on Monday. Congratulating the envoy on the US mission that has seen two probes land on the surface of the Red Planet in the past three weeks, Mr Putin said that Russia "has noted with interest President Bush's ambitious plans for the conquest of Mars," the Interfax news agency reported. "I believe that in this area there are things we can...
  • "Time not right" for Russia to launch Mars mission: ("We could do it. We just don't feel like it.")

    01/22/2004 6:43:00 AM PST · by presidio9 · 11 replies · 84+ views
    AFP ^ | Thu, Jan 22, 2004
    Russia possesses the technology and skills to launch a manned mission to Mars but "the time is not right" for such a venture, a senior government official said, dousing speculation that Russia might seek to match US plans to explore space. "We have all the technology and scientific skills needed (for a flight to Mars), but from the rational point of view the time is not right for such a programme," Deputy Prime Minister Boris Alyoshin told the Interfax news agency. "We too have big ambitions, but currently we are not planning concrete moves for the conquest of Mars," he...
  • After Bush speech, Russia mulls missions to Moon and Mars (...yeah right)

    01/15/2004 1:11:45 PM PST · by presidio9 · 63 replies · 585+ views
    AFP ^ | Thu, Jan 15, 2004
    In an echo of the Cold War space race, Russia said that it had the know-how to relaunch its space exploration programs, a day after Washington laid out ambitious plans to return to the Moon and press on to Mars. "We have many initiatives from researchers on organizing expeditions to the Moon and Mars," said Nikolai Moiseyev, a deputy director of the Russian Rosaviakosmos space agency. "Before the end of the year, we intend to develop a federal space program until 2015 and it is possible that such projects would be included," the ITAR-TASS news agency quoted him as saying...
  • Russia Proposes manned team to Mars

    07/05/2002 8:39:21 PM PDT · by Will_Zurmacht · 53 replies · 412+ views
    Associated Press ^ | July 5, 2002 | Mara Dellaby
    Russia Proposes Sending Team to Mars Fri Jul 5, 3:58 PM ET By MARA D. BELLABY, Associated Press Writer MOSCOW (AP) - Russian space officials proposed an ambitious project on Friday to send a six-person team to Mars by the year 2015, a trip that would mark a milestone in space travel and international space cooperation. Russia's space program hopes to work closely with the American agency NASA ( news - web sites) and the European Space Agency to build two spaceships capable of transporting the crew to Mars, supporting them on the planet for up to two months and...
  • Governor Walker Believes Immigration Bill is Misunderstood; Unsure if He would Sign It

    02/25/2016 5:10:52 PM PST · by BraveMan · 12 replies
    WDJT - Milwaukee (CBS 58) ^ | Feb 25, 2016 3:53 PM CST | Christie Green
    -snip- Governor Walker said he thinks the bill is misunderstood. "Reaction to that one is simply a reaction to a couple of local governments trying to issue IDs at the individual local level, as opposed to a state wide standard. I think most states, regardless if it's Wisconsin or anywhere else preferred to have a statewide standard in terms of a state wide ID that can be used for things like voting and things of that nature," said Walker. Governor Walker said he has not seen the bill on his desk yet. And when asked if he would sign it...
  • National Poll Surprise! Cruz Tops Trump

    02/17/2016 7:10:34 PM PST · by SoConPubbie · 113 replies
    Conservative Review ^ | February 17, 2016
    In an NBC/WSJ poll released today, Ted Cruz leads Donald Trump by two points nationally. Cruz has 28 percent to Trump’s 26 percent. Rubio is third with 17 percent, followed by Kasich at 11, Carson at 10, and Bush in last place at 4 percent. “The results from the poll -- conducted after Trump's victory in New Hampshire, as well as after Saturday's GOP debate in South Carolina -- are a significant reversal from last month, when Trump held a 13-point lead over Cruz, 33 percent to 20 percent.” Donald Trump has polled first in 31 consecutive national polls since...
  • Gabby Giffords’s Protégé Surrenders, Won’t Challenge Pro-Gun Rep Again

    04/13/2015 6:50:12 AM PDT · by rktman · 8 replies ^ | 4/12/2015 | AWR Hawkins
    On April 12, Gabby Giffords’s protégé and gun control supporter Ron Barber announced that he is not going to challenge pro-gun Representative Martha McSally (R-AZ-2) for her seat in 2016.