Texas: Two Men Arrested for String of Church Arsons

21 02 2010

“The arsons of these houses of worship were despicable and cowardly acts, and Texas won’t stand for this kind of criminal activity.” ~ Steven C. McCraw

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Alexander Haig Dead at 85

20 02 2010

“As of now, I am in control here in the White House, pending the return of the vice president.” ~ Al Haig





Texas: First Black Lawyer Charlye Farris Dead at 80 of Cancer

19 02 2010

She earned her law license in 1953 and became the first woman of any race to practice law in Wichita County.





Former Vice President Dick Cheney Surprise CPAC Speaker

18 02 2010

“It’s a remarkable time to be an American and a remarkable time to be a conservative.” ~ Dick Cheney





Obama Announces $54.5b Nuclear Power Program, Old Hippies Really Pissed Off

16 02 2010

“Telling states to build new nuclear plants to combat global warming is like telling a patient to smoke to lose weight.” ~ Jennifer Nordstrom, co-ordinator of the Carbon-Free Nuclear-Free project





Mt. St. Helens Swallows Careless Climber, High Winds Grounding Rescue Chopper

15 02 2010

“The condition of the climber is not known, but he is blowing an emergency whistle.” ~ Skamania County Sheriff David Cox





Afghanistan: NATO Pushes Into Marjah, Taliban Resists, Some Civilian Loss

14 02 2010

I’m for human lib, the liberation of all people, not just black people or female people or gay people. ~ Richard Prior