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Mar 11, 2009 2 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Politico: Reform Lite: Obama goes soft on pork By JONATHAN MARTIN The old bulls won. Pulled between his campaign rhetoric and his own party’s congressional barons, President Barack Obama largely sided with his Hill allies in unveiling an earmark proposal Wednesday that shies away from any strict crackdown on the practice. Obama proposed further transparency for the spending ...

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Mar 11, 2009 5 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

NY Post: By BRENDAN SCOTT ALBANY - Call it an un-cover charge. A Brooklyn assemblyman introduced a bill yesterday that would require patrons to pay the state $10 every time they visit a strip club or topless joint. Felix Ortiz, a Democrat, said the flesh fee could raise as much as $500 million for victims of human ...

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Mar 11, 2009 6 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

The Chronicle: Clinton Announces Million-Dollar Scholarship Program for Palestinian Students by Matthew Kalman Ramallah, West Bank — Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton has announced a new million-dollar scholarship program to help Palestinian students enroll at Palestinian and American universities. Mrs. Clinton announced the Middle East Partnership Initiative during a visit to this Palestinian town last week. The four-year ...

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Media Bistro: Wednesday, Mar 11 Beck Tops Hannity; Second Biggest Draw in Cable News Glenn Beck on Fox News Channel continues to be a ratings hit. Yesterday's show drew 662,000 viewers in the A25-54 demo, making it the second most-popular cable news show with younger viewers, even topping, for the first time, Sean Hannity's show at 9pmET. However, ...

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Mar 10, 2009 3 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

New York Draft Riots Keep up, and keep Active. Tonight, we continue with our discussions about Soros and the collapse of the economy, and what we do to fight back against the potential of the permanance of Obama's Neo-Marxist change. This episode can be heard on the player below. For "The Jihadi Killer Hour's" homepage, ...

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Mar 10, 2009 21 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Politico: Democrats' new villain: Eric Cantor By PATRICK O'CONNOR Forget Rush Limbaugh. For all the focus on the king of conservative talk, Democrats may have found a more important villain in House Minority Whip Eric Cantor, a telegenic young Republican trying to bring life to his party on Capitol Hill. As the Virginia Republican fights President Barack ...

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Mar 10, 2009 17 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Politico: W.H. hits 50-day mark with pride With President Barack Obama at the halfway mark of his first 100 days in office, the White House is declaring that Americans should be “proud” of all the new president has gotten done. And his team wants the American people to know, it wasn’t easy. Obama’s press secretary Robert Gibbs ...

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Mar 10, 2009 9 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

FOX: Senate Passes Huge Spending Bill for Obama The Senate was scheduled to vote Tuesday and send the $410 billion bill chock full of lawmakers' pet projects and significant increases in food aid for the poor, energy research and other programs to President Obama. WASHINGTON -- Congress on Tuesday cleared a $410 billion measure to fund ...

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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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