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Mar 10, 2009 38 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

From the Glass House of Representatives: FOX: Pelosi Made Repeated Requests for Military Aircraft, Documents Show Representatives for Judicial Watch, which obtained e-mails and other documents showing the requests, say House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has treated the Air Force as her "personal airline." House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has repeatedly requested military aircraft to shuttle her and her colleagues ...

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Mar 10, 2009 7 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas - Seven employees at a state-run home for the mentally disabled have been suspended for allegedly staging a "fight club" among residents. Corpus Christi Police Captain Tim Wilson says the fight clubs were uncovered when someone gave an off-duty police officer a cell phone containing videos of fights at the Corpus Christi State ...

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Mar 10, 2009 7 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

NY Times: Obama Calls for Changes to the Education System By DAVID STOUT and JEFF ZELENY WASHINGTON — President Obama called for sweeping changes in American education on Tuesday, urging states to lift limits on charter schools and exhorting teachers, parents and students to embrace a renewed commitment to learning from grade school through adulthood. The president said ...

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Mar 10, 2009 3 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Politico: Chas Freeman pulls out By BEN SMITH The controversial appointee to chair President Barack Obama’s National Intelligence Council walked away from the job Tuesday as criticism on Capitol Hill escalated. Charles W. Freeman Jr., the former ambassador to Saudi Arabia, had been praised by allies and by the director of national intelligence, Dennis Blair, as a ...

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Mar 10, 2009 4 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

FOX Business: Citi Lights Up Wall Street; Best Day Of '09 by Matt Egan The Dow surged nearly 400 points Tuesday -- its best day in an otherwise dismal 2009 -- as Wall Street cheered after embattled Citigroup said it was profitable during the first two months of the year. Today’s Markets The Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped 379.44 points, ...

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Mar 10, 2009 10 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Congress made grand and glorious legislative statements about giving the troops layers and layers of armor, but to the point that they can no longer move properly, simply in order to claim that Bush hadn't given them enough. WASHINGTON (AP) - Using heavy layers of armor to keep troops safe from bullets and bombs is making ...

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Mar 10, 2009 6 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

DC Examiner: Why The Founding Fathers Would Want Obama's Plans to Fail By Byron York James Madison was not specifically contemplating Barack Obama, or Nancy Pelosi, when he wrote Federalist No. 63. But reading the document — one of the seminal arguments in favor of adopting the U.S. Constitution — it’s clear Madison knew their type. And he ...

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Mar 10, 2009 13 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Word Info: homo-, hom-, hum- (Latin: human beings, mankind; literally, "man") Special Dictionary: GENUS HOMO Human race (humankind) Related: Evil chimp plots attacks Times Online: ANALYSIS: Chimp with malice on mind Mark Henderson, Science Editor Chimpanzees are humanity's closest living relatives. We shared a common ancestor perhaps as recently as five million years ago, and we share 96 per cent of ...

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Mar 10, 2009 9 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Radio Equalizer: THE NUMBERS GAME Olbermann & Friends Twist Limbaugh's Ratings Data Can deranged MSNBC host Keith Olbermann really claim to have more viewers than talk titan Rush Limbaugh has radio listeners? Using twisted "logic" possibly derived from Million Man Math Made Easy, Olby decided on Friday's show to take a low-ball audience figure of 14,000,000 (as opposed to ...

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Mar 10, 2009 2 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Previous: “An Anti-Christian Chapter In Western History Is About To Begin” FOX: Scientists Locate 'God Spot' in Human Brain Science can't say whether God represents a loving, vengeful or nonexistent being. But researchers have revealed for the first time how such religious beliefs trigger different parts of the brain. Brain scans showed that participants fell back on higher thought ...

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Mar 10, 2009 21 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Christian Science Monitor: An anti-Christian chapter in Western history is about to begin. But out of the ruins, a new vitality and integrity will rise. ONEIDA, KY. - We are on the verge – within 10 years – of a major collapse of evangelical Christianity. This breakdown will follow the deterioration of the mainline Protestant world and ...

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Mar 10, 2009 4 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Fox News: WASHINGTON -- Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner urged House Democrats to be patient with President Obama's young administration on Monday as lawmakers conveyed the frustrations of their economically anxious constituents. Rep. Lois Capps, D-Calif., said her colleague, Rep. Carol Shea-Porter, D-N.H., implored Geithner: "Hurry, whatever you're doing, please hurry." Geithner addressed House Democratic members for nearly two ...

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Mar 10, 2009 1 Comment ›› Pat Dollard

Politico: By MICHAEL CALDERONE NEW YORK — Bill Maher couldn’t have asked for a better act to follow. Maher took the stage at the Radio City Music Hall Monday after Ann Coulter – with whom he’d spend the rest of the night debating – had held forth for 15 minutes on the sins of liberals. The applause ...

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Mar 10, 2009 2 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

NY Times: Detainees Say They Planned Sept. 11 By WILLIAM GLABERSON The five detainees at Guantánamo Bay charged with planning the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks have filed a document with the military commission at the United States naval base there expressing pride at their accomplishment and accepting full responsibility for the killing of nearly 3,000 people. The ...

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Mar 10, 2009 9 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Foreign Policy: [ ... ] With the nickname "Rahmbo" and a disposition likened to that of a mobster, Emanuel, though widely respected for his moxy and get-it-done record, isn't exactly Mr. Nice Guy. A dynamic mix of talent and brawn -- he was offered a scholarship to the Joffrey Ballet company and volunteered for the Israeli Army ...

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Mar 9, 2009 7 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

New Scientist: A SKELETON exhumed from a grave in Venice is being claimed as the first known example of the "vampires" widely referred to in contemporary documents. Matteo Borrini of the University of Florence in Italy found the skeleton of a woman with a small brick in her mouth while excavating mass graves of plague victims from ...

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Mar 9, 2009 5 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

NEW YORK, March 9 (Reuters) - Massive government spending and tighter regulation would prolong recession, Czech President Vaclav Klaus said on Monday, as he urged U.S. President Barack Obama not to endanger the free market economy in his response to the financial crisis. In a speech at Columbia University in New York, Klaus, a former Czech ...

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Mar 9, 2009 5 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

NY Times: And Now, a Moment of Civil Discourse With Ann Coulter By Dave Itzkoff Ever wondered what would happen if a hapless reporter from The New York Times attempted to interview Ann Coulter, the writer, columnist and conservative firebrand? Here’s your answer. Last week, we sent a few questions via e-mail to Ms. Coulter, the author of ...

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Mar 9, 2009 7 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Click here for Sunday's "Jihadi Killer Hour" Tonight we continue our examination of the enemy's actions, as well as continue to formulate Active's battle plan.

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Mar 9, 2009 5 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Times Online: The intruder made no sound as it smashed through the bedroom window of a suburban Australian house and started bouncing on the bed where chef Beat Ettlin and his partner Verity Beaman were sleeping. Only half awake, Mr Ettlin and Ms Beaman had very different ideas about what was happening in their bedroom. "I thought ...

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Mar 9, 2009 19 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

BELFAST, Northern Ireland (AP) - The Police Service of Northern Ireland says one of its officers has been shot and wounded in an ambush in Craigavon, a town southwest of Belfast. Monday's attack in Craigavon's Lismore Road area, a predominantly Irish Catholic area, came two days after Real IRA dissidents shot and killed two British soldiers ...

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Mar 9, 2009 26 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Newsweek: To those who believe that Barack Obama is a different kind of politician—more honest, more courageous, more upfront—please don't examine his administration's recent budget. If you do, you may sadly conclude that he resembles presidents stretching back to John F. Kennedy in one crucial respect. He won't tax voters for all the government services they ...

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Mar 9, 2009 7 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

SILVER SPRING, Md. – Montgomery County police say 16 people were arrested after a fight broke out during a concert held to promote nonviolence and to remember a Silver Spring teen killed last year. The free Stop the Violence youth concert was held Saturday night on Ellsworth Street in downtown Silver Spring in memory of 14-year-old ...

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Mar 9, 2009 10 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Bloomberg: by Kevin Hassett Back in the 1960s, Lyndon Johnson gave us the War on Poverty. In the 1970s, Richard Nixon launched the War on Drugs. Now that we have seen President Barack Obama’s first-year legislative agenda, we know what kind of a war he intends to wage. It is no wonder that markets are imploding around ...

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Mar 9, 2009 7 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

CNN: A Saudi Arabian court has sentenced a 75-year-old Syrian woman to 40 lashes, four months imprisonment and deportation from the kingdom for having two unrelated men in her house, according to local media reports. According to the Saudi daily newspaper Al-Watan, troubles for the woman, Khamisa Mohammed Sawadi, began last year when a member of the ...

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