Friday, September 9, 2011

Plaxico Burress Rips Eli Manning, Tom Coughlin, Fans in Men’s Journal

The Jets-Giants game on Christmas Eve was already going to be one of the most-hyped games on the NFL docket.Now, you can add this to the fire., now a Jet after four years on the Giants, has spoken out against former quarterback Eli ManningTom CoughlinJames Harrison

“I was always his biggest supporter, even days he wasn’t on, ’cause I could sense he didn’t have thick skin,” Burress said of Manning, who threw him the game-winning touchdown in Super Bowl XLII.”Then I went away [to prison], and I thought he would come see me, but nothing, not a letter, in two years cheap snapback.I don’t want to say it was a slap in the face, but I thought our relationship was better than that baseball caps.”
“After my situation happened, I turned on the TV, and the first words out [of Coughlin's] mouth was ‘sad and disappointing,’” Burress said, as quoted by”I’m like, forget support — how about some concern? I did just have a bullet in my leg NBA snapback hats.And then I sat in his office, and he pushed back his chair and goes, ‘I’m glad you didn’t kill anybody!’

Not satisfied with speaking out against former Giants, Burress also had a bone to pick with fans who had the audacity to believe a man who brought a gun to a club and shot himself in the leg deserved to go to prison cheap 59fifty hats

US begins 9/11 remembrances amid new terror threat

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Americans on Friday began sombre ceremonies to mark the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks under the shadow of a new terror threat, as armed police patrolled New York still scarred by Al Qaeda's assault. US officials have revealed what Homeland

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Interpol Issues Qaddafi Arrest Warrant as More Libyan Officials Flee-Ny Times

TRIPOLI, Libya — As Interpol issued arrest warrants for the fugitive Libyan autocrat Col. Muammar Qaddafi and two others on Friday, reports came from Niger of a new convoy of high-ranking Libyan officials arriving across the desert.

In Lyon, France, Interpol said in a statement that it had issued so-called red notices calling for the arrests of Colonel Qaddafi, his son, Seif al-Islam, and Abdullah al-Senussi, the head of the former leader’s intelligence agency.

The red notices, which were requested by the International Criminal Court at The Hague for alleged war crimes committed by the three men, require any of Interpol’s 188 member nations to arrest the suspects and turn them over to that court.

Among the member nations is Niger, which borders Libya on the south and has received a number of convoys of loyalist officials fleeing overland. So far, no high-ranking regime figures were confirmed to be accompanying them.

On Friday, according to the Reuters News Agency, 14 loyalist officials arrived in the northern Niger city of Agadez, including General Ali Kana, who is said to be a Tuareg in charge of Qaddafi’s southern troops. Tuareg tribesmen, who live on both sides of the Libyan-Niger border in the Sahara desert, have been major supporters of the Qaddafi regime.

Reuters reported that the group also included another general, Ali Sharif al-Rifi, the commander of the Libyan air force, and two other top officials, who were said to be staying at the Etoile du Tenere hotel in Agadez. The hotel is thought to be owned by Colonel Qaddafi.

“Muammar Gaddafi is a fugitive whose country of nationality and the International Criminal Court want arrested and held accountable for the serious criminal charges that have been brought against him,” said Interpol Secretary General Ronald K. Noble in a written statement. “Interpol will cooperate with and assist the ICC and Libyan authorities represented by the interim Transitional National Council of Libya to apprehend Muammar Gaddafi.”

“Arresting Gaddafi is a matter of time,” the Interpol statement quoted the prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, Luis Moreno-Ocampo, as saying. Mr. Moreno-Ocampo had requested the Interpol action on Thursday.

There was no suggestion that Colonel Qaddafi or the two other wanted men were known to be among those who arrived in the latest convoy to Niger. The country has been under intense international pressure to turn over any Qaddafi officials who arrive there.

Two of Colonel Qaddafi’s sons and his second wife fled to Algeria, which granted them asylum on humanitarian grounds, leading to vigorous criticism from Libyan rebel leaders. Algeria is also one of Interpol’s 188 member countries, as are all of Libya’s neighbors.

On Thursday, Colonel Qaddafi issued a statement by audio to a Syrian television station denying that he had left the country, and scoffing at news of convoys crossing the desert to Niger, saying such traffic was normal between the two countries.

Obama’s Story of America

By Bill Wilson
For Barack Obama, economic prosperity for 14 million Americans seeking a job is just a matter of borrowing a few more dollars, and printing yet more money. And of course, paying your fair share — by Obama’s rules.
It is Obama’s “story of America,” where the only solution for government’s unsustainable spending is to reach into your pocket, and the only way to grow the economy is to put it on the charge card.
Which is the same old story.

During the longest period of sustained high unemployment since the Great Depression, is now the time to raise taxes on job creators? And at a time when the nation is already steeped in a $14.7 trillion debt that cannot repaid, is another $447 billion of “stimulus” the answer?

This is more of the same, and is precisely the recipe to turn the United States — into Europe, where merely funding government through more borrowing is tearing society to pieces. There, painful tax increases are thought to replace governments’ tepid efforts to control spending, too.

Specifically, Obama’s speech to a joint session of Congress called for raising taxes on capital. He claims the hike is at the behest of billionaire Warren Buffett.

Even if it is, when you want less of something you tax it. So, there will be less investment, further squeezing the balance sheets of businesses large and small. That in turn will increase the cost of doing business in America, resulting in yet more jobs being shipped overseas.

As for his plan to fork over hundreds of billions of dollars to balance state and local government budgets — again — that will only put off the day of reckoning yet again for politicians. How?
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FBI Raids Solyndra, An Obama Administration Green Jobs Project Gone Wrong

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The day everything changed

By Rebecca DiFede

Tuesday Sept. 11, 2001 started out like any other school day at my middle school in Summit, New Jersey, a small town about an hour outside of New York City. The sun was shining at 7am when I reluctantly succumbed to my alarm clock and got ready for my second week of seventh grade.

At 8am sharp I reported to my first period Life Science class, eager to learn about photosynthesis and the water cycle. Then on to Spanish class for second period, and then I trudged up the hard marble stairs for the start of third period. My third period class was Language Arts, and my teacher Mrs. Mariano was teaching us how to diagram sentences.

She was a jolly woman; tall and round with bright blonde hair. I had never once seen her frown, not even when she was handing out reprimands, which she rarely ever did. Her smile was ubiquitous, that is, until she got a phone call. “Mrs. Mariano, Room 243” she said into the receiver, her bright ever-present smile flashing from across the classroom. But as she listened to the news on the other line, her face completely fell. Her smile faded slowly into pursed lips with a furrowed brow, and finally her jaw simply dropped. I knew something was definitely not right.

After what seemed like an hour she hung up the phone, and it seemed as if she was unsure of how to proceed. “Class,” she began, in a tone of voice I had never heard, “a plane just hit the World Trade Center.” We were all in shock, looking around at each other for answers we didn’t have. The first words out of my mouth were, “was it an accident?” At that time, in my mind, there was no other possible explanation.
Immediately following Mrs. Mariano’s announcement, we heard our principal, Dr. Ted Stanik, over the loud speaker. “Attention students, there has been an incident in New York City and there is going to be a lot of traffic, so if your parents work in the city you may come to the office and arrange for other rides home.” Little did I know, that that would be the single biggest understatement I had ever heard.

The next period was Wood Tech, and as I walked down the stairs and towards the main corridor, there was an air in the halls that made the hair on the back of my neck stand up. Everyone was drifting through the school with dazed looks on their faces, unable to understand what was happening. We were just kids, after all.
On my way to the woodshop I had to pass the main office, and through the glass wall I saw what seemed like hundreds of students in line to use the phones, and several more about to head in. Being so close to New York, the vast majority of the parents of my classmates worked in the city.
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Growing Proof of Obama's Imperial Presidency

By Ken Blackwell and Ken Klukowski

President Barack Obama's National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) is on a job-killing rampage. It's claiming unprecedented powers far beyond what federal law allows. Taken with Obama's other agencies, these executive actions paint a picture of what has become an imperial presidency.

A federal appeal is certain once NLRB's shocking attack on Boeing Co. goes through the administrative process. In a free-market society, government bureaucrats cannot dictate to a private company where they can and cannot open factories or create jobs. Boeing -- whose general counsel was formerly one of the most brilliant federal judges in America, Michael Luttig -- should win this court battle.

NLRB's power grab is not limited to Boeing. It's also claiming jurisdiction over St. Xavier University, saying that the school doesn't qualify for the religious exemption to NLRB's authority because St. Xavier is not Catholic enough. NLRB cites to a 1979 Supreme Court case as giving it this authority, when that case instead makes clear that this government agency would be running afoul of the First Amendment by presuming to rate the religiosity of bone fide church organizations.

Just recently NLRB came down with three other far-left decisions. One was repealing an earlier NLRB ruling, stripping workers of the right to promptly contest the results of a vote to form a union. Another was ruling that employers everywhere must post signs on forming a union, giving the appearance that unionizing was encouraged both by the government and even the employer.

The third and most damaging ruling was to rule that even where unions do not exist, employees can form micro-unions in part of a company. This would make a mess of labor laws by creating countless possible entities with which business owners and management must constantly negotiate, seriously complicating efforts to have company policies that are stable, predictable, and profitable.

Nor will the president's handpicked appointees allow others to promote the free market. When Arizona and other states recently passed laws protecting workers' right to a secret ballot to decide whether to form unions, NLRB filed a lawsuit to undo the results of the democratic process. That lawsuit continues today.
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