Archive for November, 2010
Barack Obama’s Kenyan grandmother has said she prayed for the US president to convert to Islam, according to reports.
Sarah Omar told the newspaper that she could only discuss hajj matters and would not comment on Barack Obama’s politics
3:05PM GMT 25 Nov 2010
Sarah Omar, 88, who was on hajj pilgrimage to Mecca, […]
One of the largest union-administered health-insurance funds in New York is dropping coverage for the children of more than 30,000 low-wage home attendants, union officials said. The union blamed financial problems it said were caused by the state’s health department and new national health-insurance requirements.
The fund is administered by 1199SEIU United […]
CLASSIFIED NO MORE: USA RACES TO LIMIT WIKILEAKS DAMAGE…
250,000 State Dept. cables cover Iran, NKorea, Putin… MORE
Reveal: Dangerous standoff with Pakistan…
Gitmo became game of ‘Let’s Make A Deal’…
US to Slovenia: Take a prisoner if you want meeting with Obama…
Reveal: Clinton Orders US Diplomats to Spy on Other Countries at UN…
Reveal: Iran obtained […]
Wikileaks ‘hacked ahead of secret US document release’ breaking news
Whistle-blowing website Wikileaks says it is under attack from a computer-hacking operation, ahead of a suspected release of secret US government files.
“We are currently under a mass distributed denial of service attack,” it says on its Twitter feed.
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Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is referred to as “Hitler” while President Nicolas Sarkozy of France is called a “naked emperor” in US documents released by Wikilieaks on Sunday.
Pages from the German newspaper Der Spiegel were leaked early, before a mass publication of thousands of secret cables by the whiste-blowing website.
The documents […]
In all their meetings with the Saudi royals, both Ambassador Crocker and General Petraeus conveyed the progress in Iraq and confirmed the negative role Iran is playing in Iraq… While Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki’s decision to take action against the militias was described as hasty and not well-planned, Ambassador Crocker and […]
The internet is a powerful thing. So concludes President Barack Obama in an extensive sit-down interview for ABC with Barbara Walters, who ventures to ask the President (and the First Lady) where the rumors the President is Muslim generate their strength. While he declined to lay blame or assign motive, President […]
A man has died after jumping into an icy river in Lancashire in an attempt to save his pet springer spaniel.
The 49-year-old man plunged into the River Lune at Halton but got into difficulties himself and died in hospital after being rescued.
Coastguard rescue teams, an RAF rescue helicopter, an inshore lifeboat and […]
When asked if he prays himself, the president said: “I do. Every night.”
He also says that he reads the Bible, and, asked to explain why so many Americans deny that he is a Christian, blamed the internet.
“Well, you know, the Internet has a powerful effect these days, and so, the way […]
A Somali-born teen tried to blow up a van at a crowded Christmas tree lighting, the FBI says
Read the whole story at Yahoo News
PORTLAND, Ore. – Federal agents in a sting operation arrested a Somali-born teenager just as he tried blowing up a van he believed was loaded with explosives at a crowded Christmas tree lighting ceremony in Portland, authorities said.
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The investigative arm of the Homeland Security Department appears to be shutting down websites that facilitate copyright infringement.
Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has seized dozens of domain names over the past few days, according to TorrentFreak.
ICE appears to be targeting sites that help Internet users download copyrighted music, as well as sites that […]
Military Pegs Hourly Air Force One Cost at $180G, as Obama Sets Travel Record
President Obama walks up the stairs of Air Force One before leaving for Lisbon, Portugal, at Andrews Air Force Base on Nov. 18. (AP Photo)
The average American could buy a house for the amount of money it takes to run […]
Months ago, I predicted in this column that President Obama would so discredit himself in office that he wouldn’t even be on the ballot in 2012, let alone have a prayer of being reelected. Like President Johnson in 1968, who had won a much bigger victory […]
Radio host Rush Limbaugh is again calling into question the constitutional eligibility of Barack Obama to serve as president, declaring him to be a phony.
“We have an impostor for all intents and purposes serving in the White House,” Limbaugh said today.
The comment from the top-rated host came during his analysis of the […]
ABC Reports Voting Problems After ‘Dancing’ Finale (voting system overwhelmed)ABC Reports Voting Problems After ‘Dancing’ Finale (voting system overwhelmed)
So many viewers voted after Monday’s “Dancing With the Stars” finale that they temporarily overwhelmed the show’s voting system.
ABC says “a record amount of activity” overloaded its online and telephone voting systems Monday night, and that “some viewers reported experiencing difficulties registering their votes” for the show’s finale.
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Short of a crown physically being placed on Mitt’s head, this is as close as we’re likely to get to an official coronation of him as the establishment choice in the primaries. I was giggling while watching it, trying to imagine his reaction as the most RINO-y president of modern […]
Bristol Palin’s bid for the “Dancing with the Stars” crown has taken another ugly turn.
The former Alaska governor’s daughter and her dancing partner, Mark Ballas, have been receiving death threats in the lead up to Tuesday night’s finale, TMZ reported.
The threats resulted in ABC beefing up security in Los Angeles on Monday.
Sources tell the […]
WASHINGTON — Just about as many Americans want Tea Party-backed members of Congress to take the lead in setting policy during the next year as choose President Obama, a USA TODAY/Gallup Poll finds.
In a survey taken Friday through Sunday, 28% say Obama should have the most influence on government policy next year while […]
After losing his way in the old economy, Laurance Anton tried to assure his place in the new one by signing up for green jobs training earlier this year at his local community college. Anton has been out of work since 2008, when his job as a surveyor vanished with Florida’s […]