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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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Mar 9, 2009 11 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Results of a 2006 Fox News Poll from Sister Toldjah: A recent Fox News poll gets at the disturbing truth: A majority of Democrats say they want to see the president fail. Such deep hatred is bad news for the country at a time when America needs to bridge the partisan divide. It’s also bad news ...

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Mar 9, 2009 9 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

FOX: Pentagon: Chinese Ships Harassed Unarmed Navy Craft in International Waters The Pentagon charged that five Chinese ships harassed an unarmed U.S. Navy craft in international waters as the Obama administration protested the action to the Chinese government Monday. WASHINGTON -- The Pentagon charged Monday that five Chinese ships shadowed and maneuvered dangerously close to a ...

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Mar 9, 2009 12 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

NEW YORK (AP) -- The New York Times Co. said Monday it gained more financial flexibility by selling 21 of its 50 floors of its headquarters building in midtown Manhattan for $225 million. The newspaper will lease back the space from the buyer, investment firm W.P. Carey & Co., under a 15-year contract. Times shares jumped 21 ...

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Mar 9, 2009 10 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

A wide-ranging study on American religious life found that the Roman Catholic population has been shifting out of the Northeast to the Southwest, the percentage of Christians in the nation has declined and more people say they have no religion at all. Fifteen percent of respondents said they had no religion, an increase from 14.2 percent ...

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Mar 9, 2009 5 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Patterico Pontifications: Democrats Have No Right To Be Snooty About Rush Not Wanting the President to Succeed "Were the liberals out there hoping Bush succeeded or were they out there trying to destroy him before he was even inaugurated?" - Rush Limbaugh I think we all know the answer to that — but here’s some hard proof. Reader ...

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Mar 9, 2009 6 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

FOX: Illinois Church Gunman Charged With First-Degree Murder The man suspected of killing a pastor and injuring two others at a suburban St. Louis church on Sunday has been charged with first-degree murder. Terry Sedlacek, 27, was also charged with aggravated battery in the shooting, according to Stephanee Smith of the Madison County state's attorney's office, who said ...

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