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Oct 30, 2009 9 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

ABC: Sounding more like an independent than a Democrat, Sen. Joe Lieberman, I-Conn., tells ABC News he will campaign for some Republican candidates during the 2010 midterm elections and may not seek the Democratic Senate nomination when he runs for re-election in 2012. "I probably will support some Republican candidates for Congress or Senate in the election ...

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Oct 30, 2009 9 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

"In every case they ended up with mob rule, then anarchy, and finally tyranny under an oligarchy"

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Oct 30, 2009 2 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

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Oct 30, 2009 2 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Click here for previous "Deep Thoughts" For those of you who are new to the site, "Pat Dollard's The Jihadi Killer Hour" broadcasts live on Blog Talk Radio every Sunday through Thursday at 8 PM PST, 10 PM CST, and 11 PM EST. Here's Your Direct Links To All Recent "The Jihadi Killer Hour" Shows: Follow ...

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Oct 30, 2009 5 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

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Oct 30, 2009 22 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The health care overhaul bill produced by House Democrats would impose an array of new taxes, fees and government mandates on major players in the health industry, including insurers, doctors and drugs and medical devices makers. In most cases, the pain has been meted out with an eye toward raising the money needed ...

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Oct 30, 2009 4 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Washington (AP) - - The Medicare end-of-life planning provision that 2008 Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin said was tantamount to "death panels" for seniors is staying in the latest Democratic health care bill unveiled Thursday. The provision allows Medicare to pay for voluntary counseling to help beneficiaries deal with the complex and painful decisions families ...

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Oct 30, 2009 22 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Staten Island Live: STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — A 37-year-old wife from New Brighton tried to slit her husband’s throat as he slept because he was not the devout Muslim she believed she married, and pressured her to eat pork and drink alcohol, authorities allege. In a rambling, four-page handwritten confession, Rabia Sarwar laid out the “mental and ...

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Oct 30, 2009 19 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

The Hill: Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-Ga.) late Monday had some choice words for Republicans supporting Conservative Party party candidate Doug Hoffman (N.Y.), accusing them of conducting a "purge" of the GOP. Many national Republican figures, such as Gov. Tim Pawlenty (R-Minn.) and ex-Gov. Sarah Palin (R-Alaska), have backed Hoffman over GOP candidate Dede Scozzafava in ...

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Oct 30, 2009 3 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

PARIS (AP) - Former French President Jacques Chirac has been ordered to stand trial in an alleged corruption scandal dating back to his tenure as Paris mayor, a judicial official said Friday. A magistrate has ordered Chirac to stand trial on charges of "embezzlement" and "breach of trust," the official said on condition of anonymity because ...

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Oct 30, 2009 1 Comment ›› Pat Dollard

ISLAMABAD (AP) - Pakistani forces killed two dozen militants in 24 hours and were closing in on a prominent insurgent stronghold in the mountains of South Waziristan, the army said Friday. Government soldiers now control the hills above the village of Sararogha, where Taliban leaders long have operated openly, officials said in a statement. The army ...

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Oct 30, 2009 2 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

CNN: The next time you see a motorist obliviously straddling two lanes, don't fault bad driving, but genetics. In a study published recently in the journal Cerebral Cortex, researcher Steven Cramer found that people with a certain gene variant performed more than 30 percent worse on a driving test than people without it. The study by Cramer, a ...

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Oct 30, 2009 29 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Canada News Network: (CNN) -- A rising Canadian singer was killed by coyotes this week in a national park in Nova Scotia, a park spokesman said Thursday. Taylor Mitchell, 19, was at the beginning of the Skyline Trail in Cape Breton Highlands National Park on Tuesday afternoon when she was attacked, according to Chip Bird, the Parks ...

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Oct 30, 2009 4 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

DALLAS (AP) - A 1970s-era Texas law that allows parents to show "harmful material" to their children has come under fire after a prosecutor said he couldn't file charges against a man accused of forcing his 8- and 9-year-old daughters to watch hardcore online pornography. Randall County District Attorney James Farren has asked the Texas attorney ...

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Oct 29, 2009 5 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

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Times Online: Pakistani troops fighting Islamist militants in the mountains of South Waziristan have picked up the trail of a leading al-Qaeda figure wanted in connection with the attacks on America on September 11, 2001. The Times was shown yesterday the German passport of Said Bahaji, a close associate of the September 11 hijacker Mohammed Atta. The ...

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Oct 29, 2009 3 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

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Oct 29, 2009 7 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

ISLAMABAD (AP) - U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton chided Pakistani officials Thursday for failing to press the hunt for al-Qaida inside their borders, suggesting they know where the terror leaders are hiding. American officials have long said that al-Qaida mastermind Osama bin Laden and senior lieutenants of the network accused in the Sept. 11 ...

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Oct 29, 2009 4 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

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Oct 29, 2009 4 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

The Guardian: Tony Blair's hopes of becoming Europe's first sitting president were receding fast last night as Britain admitted his chances of success were "fading" after the continent's centre-right leaders made it clear one of their own must have the post. Hours after Gordon Brown delivered his strongest statement of support for Blair – disclosing that he ...

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Oct 29, 2009 1 Comment ›› Pat Dollard

Agencie France Presse: Technology stars, pundits, and entrepreneurs joined the Internet's father on Thursday to celebrate the 40th anniversary of his culture-changing child. "It's the 40th year since the infant Internet first spoke," said University of California, Los Angeles, professor Leonard Kleinrock, who headed the team that first linked computers online in 1969. Kleinrock led an anniversary event ...

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Oct 29, 2009 6 Comments ›› Erik Wong

IBD Editorials: Old Soviet joke: Moscow, 1953. Stalin calls in Khrushchev. "Niki, I'm dying. Don't have much to leave you. Just three envelopes. Open them, one at a time, when you get into big trouble." A few years later, first crisis. Khrushchev opens envelope 1: "Blame everything on me. Uncle Joe." A few years later, a really big ...

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Oct 29, 2009 Comments Off Erik Wong

The Weekly Standard: You likely won't see this poll result elsewhere, so I thought I'd highlight it here. This is a Pew Political IQ test conducted over the phone with 1,002 adults from Oct. 1-4. They were asked 12 questions, and answered an average of 5.3 questions correctly, according to Pew. But here's the part you likely ...

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Oct 29, 2009 3 Comments ›› Erik Wong

Fox News: The Obama administration (White House and Transportation Depatment) did some heavyweight policy sparring with Edmunds.com today over criticism that Cash for Clunkers might have cost taxpayers $24,00o per vehicle sold. Edmunds.com came to that figure by estimating that only 125,000 of the Cash for Clunker program's 691,000 documented vehicles sales were a direct result of ...

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