1. Diversity, part 2

    ... firefighters Dan McWilliams, George Johnson and Billy Eisengrein planting the American flag ... , was to be reproduced as a 19-foot statue to be erected at the Fire Department's Brooklyn headquarters ... three black firefighters raising the flag at Ground Zero. Dropping off two in the name of diversity

  2. Jihadists claim credit for Arizona fires


    ... Arizona wildfire that has killed 19 firefighters, according to a report from The Long War Journal's ... Results." The statement boasted of the deaths of the 19 firefighters and claimed, "We had previously ... strike it." The Arizona fire killed 19 of 20 members of the Granite Mountain Hotshot Crew

  3. Environmentalism's growing body count

    ... Four young firefighters, ages 18-30, recently burned to death fighting a fire in a Washington state ... myopia, not the fire. Thirty-year-old Tom L. Craven, 21-year-old Devin A. Weaver, 19-year-old Jessica ... ) controllers. So how did those four kids die? Firefighters were unable to douse the fire in July

  4. Public-sector glory days are over

    ... after Bomber Command paid its visit. Other American cities are exploring bankruptcy to escape from ... and Arizona. This does not end the crisis, it exacerbates it. Bankruptcy not only offers ... be damned, print money and spend. With Republicans blocking tax hikes and Democrats resisting cuts

  5. Oops! CBS affilate calls race for Obama


    ... a CBS News affiliate in Arizona called the race for President Barack Obama. For 17 seconds, Phoenix ... , Arizona CBS News affiliate KPHO ran a lower third graphic that showed that Obama had won the Nov. 6 ... around 3:30 p.m. on Oct. 19, during an episode of The Peoples Court.

  6. Burn, baby, burn!

    ... , the fires seem to get worse. If it's not California burning, it's New Mexico, or Idaho, or Arizona ... , or Colorado. Beautiful forests reduced to ashes. Homes destroyed. Animals roasted. Firefighters & ... ." On June 19, 2002, more than a half-million acres were burning in seven states. And the fire season

  7. End crony capitalism for newspapers


    ... ? It shouldn't be that way. With the demise of print newspapers, it no longer makes sense to require ... subscribe to print newspapers. Yet print newspapers have successfully fought tooth and nail over ... , it is nothing more than corporate welfare. Last week, three Republican legislators in Arizona who

  8. Bedbugs force firehouse staff to sleep in trucks


    ... (WASHINGTONTIMES) A bedbug infestation at a Northwest Washington fire station left firefighters ... infestations and inoperable heating or cooling systems. Among the findings, 19 stations had significant

  9. The Greens are toast – burned toast

    ... 100,000 acres, then Arizona did the same. Monster fires – and still out of control ... that firefighters are pulled off the lines. As one said, "We're not going to risk their lives to save ... ; add up to a perfect combination for an inferno. Which is what we have. The blaze in Arizona

  10. A tale of 2 murder convictions

    ... In Arizona, two people were recently convicted of murder, but the sentences to be served couldn't ... of Iraqis that were granted asylum visas by President Bush, purportedly so that they could escape ... persecution from Saddam Hussein. Many of the refugees chose Arizona as their new home. Almaleki