Archive for April, 2012
BUNNELL, Fla., (UPI) — A Florida moonshiner has been arrested for luring customers with fruit-flavored booze, investigators say. Bob Tibbs, 69, was arrested Friday after a two-month undercover investigation, the Orlando Sentinel reported. He was released after posting $5,500 bail. “Thanks to a tip, this illegal operation was shut down,” Flagler County Sheriff Donald W. […]
SAN FRANCISCO, (UPI) — Seventy-five percent of U.S. mothers say they would prefer a handmade card over a necklace from Tiffany & Co., a survey indicates. Plum District, which provides locally relevant offers targeted for mothers, surveyed its 1 million members to find out what they want for Mother’s Day. The survey, which involved 19,256 […]
NEW YORK, (UPI) — A former CIA official says he has no regrets about the interrogation techniques once used on suspected high-level al-Qaida members. In an interview Sunday on the CBS News program “60 Minutes,” Jose Rodriguez said waterboarding and other interrogation methods now banned by the Obama Administration were essential to fighting terrorism after […]
BRISBANE, Australia, (UPI) — Australian billionaire Clive Palmer says he plans to build a new Titanic that is guaranteed not to sink. The mining magnate announced a deal Monday with a Chinese shipyard to build Titanic II, which would sail from England to North America in late 2016. He said the ship, which would be […]
NEW YORK, (UPI) — Officials say the new 1 World Trade Center is about to become New York’s tallest building, outstripping the Empire State Building by 21 feet. Workers will hoist a steel column atop the building’s exoskeleton Monday, after which the building will reach 1,271 feet into the sky, The New York Times reported. […]
IOWA CITY, Iowa, (UPI) — A college student is accusing a bar in Iowa City, Iowa, of discriminating against her by not letting her dance in a conspicuous spot because of her weight. Jordan Ramos, a 21-year-old University of Iowa student from West Liberty, told the Iowa City Press-Citizen her last two visits to the […]
WASHINGTON,(UPI) — A top U.S. counter-terrorism official said Sunday al-Qaida apparently still is open to a plot to attack commercial aviation as it did on Sept. 11, 2001. John Brennan, chief counter-terrorism adviser to President Obama, said Sunday while al-Qaida has been significantly weakened, a high state of vigilance is still needed in the air-travel […]
The Republican Party establishment has employed all types of shenanigans and underhanded tactics to ensure its candidate to oppose President Barack Obama is Mitt Romney and not a true conservative. Most of the Republican voters find Romney less than slightly palatable.
Dear Mr. Livingston:
At a crucial point in the presidential campaign, I find it appalling that you will distribute a newsletter urging the financial support of a Congressional candidate from Arizona, which follows a newsletter some months ago, encouraging support for Rick Santorum in his presidential campaign. Other organizations have sent out similar newsletters urging support for Newt Gingrich.
However, not once has Personal Liberty Alerts or any other religious and/or non-profit organization sent out a newsletter on behalf of Mitt Romney who has been the frontrunner of Republican Party for many months; and after winning five large primary elections last night it is obvious that he will be the nominee.