Home  »  2009  »  October


Oct 31, 2009 3 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

KABUL (AP) — Afghan presidential challenger Abdullah Abdullah announced Sunday he would not participate in next weekend's runoff election but stopped short of calling on his supporters to boycott the balloting. Abdullah also said the Afghan people should not accept results of an election from the current election commission and told supporters President Hamid Karzai's ...

Continue Reading


Oct 31, 2009 Comments Off Pat Dollard

The Guardian: Somali pirate ransoms 'could fund terrorists' Nato adviser criticises government for not fully investigating whether pay-off would fund Islamist groups including al-Qaida A senior Nato adviser on piracy has criticised the government for failing to investigate adequately whether ransom payments to Somali pirates fund Islamist groups including al-Qaida. Lord Jopling, who also wrote a report into money ...

Continue Reading


Oct 31, 2009 5 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

The Washington Post: GOP chairman casts Tuesday's elections as signs of both a GOP comeback and his good management. As they campaigned together across Virginia on Thursday and Friday, Republican National Committee Chairman Michael S. Steele praised Robert F. McDonnell, the state's GOP gubernatorial candidate, as an innovative leader. McDonnell was just as enthusiastic. "Thank you to my largest ...

Continue Reading


Oct 31, 2009 18 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Continue Reading


Oct 31, 2009 1 Comment ›› Pat Dollard

Continue Reading


Oct 31, 2009 6 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Visit msnbc.com for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Economy

Continue Reading


Oct 31, 2009 1 Comment ›› Pat Dollard

 

Continue Reading


Oct 31, 2009 4 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Continue Reading


Oct 31, 2009 2 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Continue Reading


Oct 31, 2009 5 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Continue Reading


Oct 31, 2009 2 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Continue Reading


Oct 31, 2009 2 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Continue Reading


Oct 31, 2009 3 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Continue Reading


Oct 31, 2009 3 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Continue Reading


Oct 31, 2009 2 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

By Knottie at Knottie's Niche: President Obama… this morning you went to welcome home 18 Fallen men. You watched as their flag draped caskets were walked solemnly from the plane. You saluted and I assume you looked into the eyes of their families. I hope you listened to their words. I hope you asked about ...

Continue Reading


Oct 31, 2009 12 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

JACKSON, Ohio (AP) - Police say a 4-year-old boy in southern Ohio shot his babysitter because the sitter accidentally stepped on his foot. Police said 18-year-old Nathan Beavers and several other teenagers were babysitting several young children in a mobile home in Jackson on Sunday when the shooting occurred. Witnesses told police the 4-year-old retrieved the ...

Continue Reading


Oct 31, 2009 36 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

DALLAS (AP) — A Muslim doctor interviewing for a job at a suburban Dallas medical clinic says officials there told her she couldn't wear her headscarf while working. Dr. Hena Zaki of Plano said Friday that she was shocked when CareNow officials told her in person and later by e-mail that a no-hat policy ...

Continue Reading


Oct 31, 2009 4 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

NBC: A miniature donkey was stolen from a Sunnyvale couple when thieves made off with their pickup truck and trailer in a Mesquite parking lot Tuesday. Ed and Angela Preston said Red Sunset, or Sunny, as he likes to be called, was stolen from the Town East Mall while they were eating. "The 18-wheeler had a flat, so ...

Continue Reading


Oct 31, 2009 5 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Politico: Rep. Alan Grayson (D-Fla.) has been served with a lawsuit alleging he failed to pay a $20,000 “win bonus” to a Minnesota advertising firm that worked for his campaign last year, POLITICO has learned. The lawsuit stems from a disagreement between the Grayson campaign and North Woods Advertising, a firm that has worked for politicians including ...

Continue Reading


Oct 31, 2009 21 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Fox News: Republican state Assemblywoman Dierdre Scozzafava has suspended her campaign for upstate New York's 23rd Congressional seat, leaving Democratic nominee Bill Owens and Conservative Party nominee Doug Hoffman in the race that will conclude Tuesday. The move comes on the heels of a new poll that showed Scozzafava had fallen behind her two competitors in ...

Continue Reading


Oct 31, 2009 13 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

WAPO: "President seeks options for sending fewer to war" Fox News: President Barack Obama grappled Friday with the costs and consequences of a long-term commitment to Afghanistan, but reached no decisions about troop levels, a top aide said, as military advisers briefed the president on an armed services already taxed by challenges around the globe. The president reviewed ...

Continue Reading


Oct 31, 2009 30 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

The Gothamist: The lovely-looking restaurant and bar The Breslin begins lunch service tomorrow, and co-owner Ken Friedman (The Spotted Pig) is planning on serving alcohol despite objections from the Masjid Ar-Rahman mosque across the street. Earlier this month the mosque’s leaders called a meeting with Friedman at The Ace Hotel, where The Breslin is located, and ...

Continue Reading


Oct 31, 2009 1 Comment ›› Pat Dollard

"Seriously, Al, I can not believe how strong this weed is..." MSNBC: Obama names 110 White House visitors Most guests still hidden; list shows George Soros, Bill Gates, Oprah, bank CEOs, Gingrich The White House on Friday released a small list of visitors to the White House since President Barack Obama took office in January, including lobbyists, business executives, ...

Continue Reading


Oct 31, 2009 11 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Center For Security Policy: by Nicole M. Ferrand The Obama Administration has made serious mistakes in its handling of the crisis in Honduras where it supports the return of the deposed president, Mel Zelaya. The Administration categorized the removal of Zelaya as a coup when, in fact, the Honduran military has had no role in governing the ...

Continue Reading


Oct 30, 2009 7 Comments ›› Erik Wong

Land Of The Free: Mr. (die quickly) Alan Grayson, democrat representative from Florida may be an abject moron when it comes to dealing honorably with others, but he is a colorful congressional whore nonetheless. Based upon Mr. Grayson’s own defense of his slobber-mouthed diatribes spoken in the hallowed halls of congressional whoredom (quoted from Fox News: “Earlier, ...

Continue Reading
Page 1 of 321234...10...Last »