Saturday, July 10, 2010
FAA tells airlines to fix cockpit window heaters.The window heaters have been tied to dozens of incidents involving in-flight fires, smoke, open streams of electricity known as electrical arcing, and shattered windshields in Boeing planes. In many cases, pilots have made emergency landings.
Pastor Yanked From Capitol Over 'Jesus' Prayer.A North Carolina pastor was relieved of his duties as an honorary chaplain of the state house of representatives after he closed a prayer by invoking the name of Jesus.“I got fired,” said Ron Baity, pastor of Berean Baptist Church in Winston-Salem. He had been invited to lead prayer for an entire week but his tenure was cut short when he refused to remove the name Jesus from his invocation
Video: Malik Zulu Shabazz speaking to a group of Black Panthers about Osama Bin Laden: "Give him a hand.. he's bringing reform to the world".
Blue Suede Jihad: PJM Gets the MSM Treatment.A Memphis mosque turns to its dinosaur media allies over a PJM story on a Hamas fundraiser’s scheduled appearance.
First rig sails away over drilling ban.Lawmakers and experts fear loss is only the start of offshore exodus.And complete dependency on Arab oil Mr President?
Seventh lawsuit filed over Ariz. immigration law.The lawsuit, filed Friday in federal court, says the training materials are "so vague and ill-defined that they will certainly lead to widespread racial profiling and discrimination."
Obama's Israel policy could loom large as midterm election issue.The executive director of the Republican Jewish Coalition (RJC), Matthew Brooks, said that “despite the warm and fuzzy photo-op” between Obama and Netanyahu, Jewish voters “are rightly troubled and rightly concerned” about the U.S. relationship with Israel.
Arrogant powers are on path to decline: Leader Ayatollah Khamenei.The Leader also said today the arrogant powers are pursuing the same old approach as the ignorant primitive people in old centuries.I guess he's talking about those who stone people to death?
King Arthur's Round Table 'found' - except it's not a table, but a Roman amphitheatre in Chester.The experts believe that Camelot could in fact have been Chester Amphitheatre, a huge stone-and-wood structure capable of holding up to 10,000 people.They say that Arthur would have reinforced the building’s 40ft walls to create an imposing and well fortified base.
CNBC host slams right wing’s false Jones Act meme as ‘offensive to intelligence.
Iranian turned US spy: Tehran will attack Israel.Former Revolutionary Guard member who relayed its secret operations to CIA for 10 years says Iran will commit 'most horrendous suicide bombing in human history' if not stopped.
Gaza aid ship sails from Greece, may head to Egypt.Al-Jazeera reporter accompanying Libyan aid vessel says it is headed for Hamas-ruled territory, but shipping company official says, 'If they don't let us reach Gaza we will head to El Arish harbor in Egypt'.
Al-Jazeera reporter accompanying Libyan aid vessel says it is headed for Hamas-ruled territory, but shipping company official says, 'If they don't let us reach Gaza we will head to El Arish harbor in Egypt'
Ayatollah Fadlallah tributes divide opinion. Ayatollah Fadlallah was also named in 1995 by the US treasury department as a Specially Designated Terrorist under a presidential executive order.
Obama may have worn out his welcome on Capitol Hill.The president's threat to veto a war funding bill is an 'unwelcome message' to House Democrats, many of whom face a tough midterm election after yielding to the White House's agenda.
Iran to Review Stoning Sentence for Adulterer.Official: Judges Won't Be Swayed by West's "Hue and Cry" Over Execution Ordered for Widow's "Illicit Relationship"."The implementation of Islamic regulations like stoning and the headscarf have always been faced with their ugly hostility and opposition."If her husband was dead how can she commit adultary?......silence ....crickets?
Report: Saudi king cancels visit to France.Decision comes less than two weeks after Le Figaro quoted Abdullah as saying both Israel and Iran don't deserve to exist.
Biden jokes about 'hot' Russian spy with Jay Leno,video here.
Christian students in Pakistan are victims of violence and discrimination.Islam a religion of tolerance?
Punjab soup kitchen forbidden to Christians.The organizers of the kiosks, however, discriminate against Christians and claim that the canteen is only for Muslims.
Martin Luther King, Jr. was a Tea Party activist -- and would reject the divisive rhetoric of Barack Obama and Eric Holder.
The Hidden Costs of Jew-Baiting in England.Jew-baiting has become something of a sport in England, as Brits feed the monster — radical Islam — that devours them.Jewish lawyers discussed a grim reality whose only public appearance on an everyday basis is the drumbeat of calumny that a boisterous elite — NGOs, journalists, academics — rain down on Israel.
Lesbian couple's savage assault leaves male neigbour who made pass at them for dead.
Mel Gibson Accuses Ex-Girlfriend of Extortion.Despite a sheriff's investigation into claims that Mel Gibson assaulted ex-girlfriend Oksana Grigorieva, the actor is confident he'll be cleared of any wrongdoing, says a source close to the case.In fact, he's alleging that it's Grigorieva who broke the law.
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HT:Elder of Zion.Honor/shame and Saudi child abuse.By Khalaf al-Harby, in the Saudi-based Arab News, and article that would be considered "Islamophobic" if it had been written by a Westerner
Feds say new cap could contain Gulf leak by Monday.The BP oil leak could be completely contained as early as Monday if a new, tighter cap can be fitted over the blown-out well, the government official in charge of the crisis said Friday in some of the most encouraging news to come out of the Gulf in the 2 1/2 months since the disaster struck.Forgive me but i'm not jumping out of my chair, i just hope they don't make it worse!
Illegal Workers Swept From Jobs in ‘Silent Raids’.The Obama administration has replaced immigration raids at factories and farms with a quieter enforcement strategy: sending federal agents to scour companies’ records for illegal immigrant workers.While the sweeps of the past commonly led to the deportation of such workers, the “silent raids,” as employers call the audits, usually result in the workers being fired, but in many cases they are not deported.
Gen. Petraeus runs into resistance from Karzai over village defense forces.A first meeting last week between the new commander and the Afghan president turned tense after Karzai renewed his objections to the plan, according to U.S. officials.Karzai the perfect ally...but for whom?
University of Illinois Instructor Fired Over Catholic Beliefs.The University of Illinois has fired an adjunct professor who taught courses on Catholicism after a student accused the instructor of engaging in hate speech by saying he agrees with the church's teaching that homosexual sex is immoral.What's next reading the Bible is forbidden?
Scammers take advantage of Gulf oil spill.Some people , including the unemployed desperate for jobs – have paid hundreds of dollars for training that they say turned out to be worthless, or unnecessary, or they took a course but now find themselves beholden to the training company that provided it.
HT:Sultan knish.Stolen Trailers, Burning Mosques and Some Siljander Too.
Toxicologists: Corexit Ruptures Red Blood Cells, Causes Internal Bleeding, "Allows Crude Oil To Penetrate Into The Cells and Every Organ System".
Obama Trying to Trade Border Security for Sweeping Amnesty.Rumors in Congress suggest Obama will stop at nothing to achieve his goal of allowing millions of illegal immigrants to stay in the country.The administration reportedly plans to use an executive order to circumvent Congress and block the deportation of millions of illegal immigrants.
Mo Dems Can’t Sell Tickets to See Obama; Cut Price in Half.Far Left Democrat Robin Carnahan was forced to cut ticket prices in half after she couldn’t sell out a fundraiser in Kansas City to see socialist Barack Obama.
27 people onboard Libyan aid ship to Gaza.The Moldova-flagged cargo ship Amalthea will leave by Saturday from the port of Lavrio, south of Athens, carrying 2,000 tons of food and medical supplies.
Israel urges UN to block aid ship bound for Gaza.Israel's ambassador to the UN also warned Israel "reserved the right" to take action itself to stop the vessel.
Ahmadinejad questions 'fairy tale' Holocaust, denies being anti-Semite.Iranian president says 'West allows everybody to question prophets and even God but not to open the black box of a historic event.
Bin Laden's Son Is Hospitalized After He Hears His Father's Voice .Omar Bin Laden Is Treated for Schizophrenia, Wife Asks for Divorce.
Lebanese MP Sami Gemayel, Son of Former Lebanese President Amin Gemayel: Hizbullah Will Turn into a Lebanese Gestapo.
Group slams 'don't ask' survey.Example: "If a wartime situation made it necessary for you to share bathroom facilities with an open bay shower with someone you believe to be a gay or lesbian service member, which are you most likely to do?"
How Obama Used an Army of Thugs to Steal the 2008 Democratic Party Nomination.Think those billy club armed New Black Panther thugs in Philadelphia were the first time Obama used Stalinist tactics to intimidate voters and disenfranchise the American people?....Think again!
The president hit the campaign trail, abandoning his pledge of a post-partisan politics and trashing the GOP. Mark McKinnon on why it’s not working."It is a little odd getting lectures on sobriety from folks that spent like drunken sailors," President Barack Obama said of Republicans Thursday.An interesting choice of words for a president whose current budget is expected to add an astounding $10 trillion to the national debt in the next decade, according to the Congressional Budget Office.
With 'One Nation,' liberal groups aim to match tea party's energy, influence.If imitation is the highest form of flattery, the "tea party" movement must be honored.Do they get free "Brown shirts"?
FAITH UNDER FIRE.Attorney general asked to investigate arrests of Christians.State representative says speech, religious rights 'can't be just pushed aside'.
Lawlessness at the DOJ: Voting Section Told Not To Enforce Purging the Dead or Ineligible from Voting Rolls.It's not just the New Black Panther case: in November 2009, political appointee Julie Fernandes told a packed room of Voting Section employees to simply ignore this provision of the "Motor Voter" law.
Sources say smackdown of Obama by Supreme Court may be inevitable.Ever since Obama assumed the office of President, critics have hammered him on a number of Constitutional issues. Critics have complained that much if not all of Obama's major initiatives run headlong into Constitutional roadblocks on the power of the federal government.
Obama touts electric delivery truck, but still a long haul to market?President Obama on Thursday toured a Missouri factory that makes electric delivery trucks, dismissing criticism of his program to provide federal funding to promote electric vehicles.Only the truck costs twice as much as a normal truck ....duh?
Obama's assault on the coal industry has begun: EPA issues new coal regs-and we're all gonne pay for it!Obama :"Energy prices will skyrocket"
Tom Tancredo: Like the Civil War and Soviets and Al Qaeda, President Obama is 'the greatest threat to the United States today'.
Video:Israeli Girl Soldiers Dancing ft. Avril Lavigne - Girlfriend.
Headless bodies and other immigration tall tales in Arizona,more here."Our law enforcement agencies have found bodies in the desert either buried or just lying out there that have been beheaded."
BP partner Anadarko refuses oil spill bill.Anadarko indicated last month that it felt it should not pay for the spill, with its chief executive Jim Hackett issuing a statement that blamed BP for "reckless decisions and actions".
‘Cairo, Amman worried about Iran nukes’.Israeli delegations to Egypt, Jordan struck by new sense of urgency.
The Shipping News.Start moving freight by water again, and we’ll use less oil, emit less carbon, cut highway traffic—and perhaps even save St. Louis.
Roy Rogers auction in NYC offers Trigger's remains.An upcoming New York City auction will feature the belongings of movie cowboy Roy Rogers - including the preserved remains of his famous horse, Trigger.
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