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Coulter: WHAT'S ARABIC FOR 'YOU'RE NO ATTICUS FINCH'?(Santa's "naughty" list)
Ann Coulter.Com ^ | March 10, 2010 | Ann Coulter

Posted on 03/10/2010 2:32:38 PM PST by Syncro

WHAT'S ARABIC FOR 'YOU'RE NO ATTICUS FINCH'?
March 10, 2010

A group of "leading conservative lawyers" -- a phrase never confused with "U.S. Marines" -- has produced an embarrassingly pompous letter denouncing Liz Cheney for demanding the names of attorneys at the Justice Department who formerly represented Guantanamo detainees.

The letter calls Cheney's demand "shameful," before unleashing this steaming pile of idiocy:

"The American tradition of zealous representation of unpopular clients is at least as old as John Adams' representation of the British soldiers charged in the Boston Massacre."

Yes, but even John Adams didn't take a job with the government for another 19 years after defending the British guards -- who, in 1770, were "the police." He also didn't take a position with the U.S. government that involved processing British murder suspects.

I'd be more interested in hearing about the sacred duty of lawyers to defend "unpopular clients" if we were talking about clients who are unpopular with anyone lawyers know.

Every white shoe law firm in the country has been clamoring to take the cases of Guantanamo detainees, while young associates line up to be put on the case. This is even more fun than defending Ted Bundy!

As The Wall Street Journal put it in a 2007 article, a list of the law firms representing Guantanamo detainees "reads like a who's who of America's most prestigious law firms" -- which conveniently doubles as Santa's "naughty" list.

The terrorists' lawyers have included Shearman and Sterling, Arnold & Porter; Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale & Dorr; Covington & Burling; Hunton & Williams; Sullivan & Cromwell; Debevoise & Plimpton; King & Spalding; Cleary Gottlieb, Morrison & Foerster; Jenner & Block; O'Melveny & Myers and Sidley Austin.

At least 34 of the 50 largest firms in the United States have performed pro bono work on behalf of Guantanamo detainees.

Years ago, when I nearly died of boredom working for a law firm, I heard whispered rumors about a partner, Michael Tierney, whom none of the female associates wanted to work with because his pro bono work included defending -- gasp! -- pro-life groups. (There was at least one female associate who wanted to work with him!)

I didn't hear a peep about the august "American tradition of zealous representation of unpopular clients" back then.

Like Hollywood actresses, lawyers need to believe they're noble and courageous to help them forget that they are corporate drones doing soul-destroying work, which mostly consists of making photocopies.

Defending terrorists gives status-conscious attorneys a chance to get standing ovations at the annual ABA convention -- much like promoting "global warming" makes climatologists feel like they're saving the world, rather than studying water vapor.

It took me exactly one Nexis search for "ABA," "award" and "Guantanamo" to find that the 2006 "Outstanding Scholar Award" at the ABA annual banquet was given to New York University law professor Anthony G. Amsterdam for his "extensive pro bono practice, litigating cases that range from civil rights claims, to death penalty defense, to claims of access to the courts for the detainees at Guantanamo Bay."

A rule I have is: You're not defending an unpopular client if you're getting awards from the ABA, particularly if the award mentions "courage."

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TOPICS: Editorial; Extended News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: anncoulter; coulter; guantanamo; kenstarr; lizcheney; terrorists
You'll never see a pompous letter like the one attacking Liz Cheney on behalf of any lawyer defending clients who are unpopular with lawyers, which terrorists are not.

Read the rest at Ann Coulter.Com

1 posted on 03/10/2010 2:32:38 PM PST by Syncro
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To: RonDog; jellybean; knews_hound
At least 34 of the 50 largest firms in the United States have performed pro bono work on behalf of Guantanamo detainees.

2 posted on 03/10/2010 2:36:26 PM PST by Syncro (TPXIII coming soon! March 27th to April 15th 2010)
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To: Syncro
From the 2010 "Great American Conservative Women" Calendar:


3 posted on 03/10/2010 2:37:52 PM PST by RonDog
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To: Syncro

>>>At least 34 of the 50 largest firms in the United States have performed pro bono work on behalf of Guantanamo detainees.

On a list of lawyers in recent government service who have served alleged terrorists, the first name might be Michael Chertoff’s. Chertoff served as counsel to Magdy El-Amir, a man identified as a leading Al Qaeda fundraiser in North America. Chertoff went on to head the criminal division at Justice and then to become secretary of Homeland Security. The list would also include Michael Mukasey, Bush’s last attorney general, whose law firm had an active pro bono program writing appeals briefs in support of the Guantánamo inmates on constitutional issues, and Rudy Giuliani, whose firm was and is also engaged in representing Gitmo prisoners.


4 posted on 03/10/2010 2:38:06 PM PST by NC28203
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To: Syncro
WHAT'S ARABIC FOR 'YOU'RE NO ATTICUS FINCH'?

"Shaka sherpa-sherpa. Abaka-la. Derka derka! allah jihad"

5 posted on 03/10/2010 2:39:21 PM PST by freedumb2003 ( Tagline lost -- anyone seen it?)
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To: Syncro
انتِ لا عتقس فنش
6 posted on 03/10/2010 2:42:23 PM PST by petitfour (Are you a Dead Fish American?)
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To: freedumb2003

MECCA LECCA HIGH, MECCA HINEY HO


7 posted on 03/10/2010 2:45:19 PM PST by Jeff Chandler (:: The government will do for health care what it did for real estate. ::)
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To: Ann Coulter; Sarahpalin
And, here is a fun www.HandOfSarah.com image for Ann, as suggested in our Palin/Leno FReep (3/2/10) "after action" report:



"How SARAH PALIN got Elected" HandOfSarah.com goes viral,
creates PERSONALIZED "Palin palm prints"

8 posted on 03/10/2010 2:45:35 PM PST by RonDog
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To: Jeff Chandler

Dirka Dirka Muhammad Jihad.


9 posted on 03/10/2010 2:45:40 PM PST by dfwgator
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To: freedumb2003

Beat me to it.

10 posted on 03/10/2010 2:46:59 PM PST by dfwgator
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To: RonDog
"I heard whispered rumors about a partner, Michael Tierney, whom none of the female associates wanted to work with because his pro bono work included defending -- gasp! -- pro-life groups. (There was at least one female associate who wanted to work with him!)"

"I didn't hear a peep about the august "American tradition of zealous representation of unpopular clients" back then".

God bless you Annie for defending life and kicking wimpy lawyer arses!! On fire once again!


11 posted on 03/10/2010 2:51:46 PM PST by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free)
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To: Syncro

Well done! (and I’m not a Coulter fan).
She’s being very naughty in this one. :)


12 posted on 03/10/2010 2:55:28 PM PST by Lorianne
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To: Syncro
"Like Hollywood actresses, lawyers need to believe they're noble and courageous to help them forget that they are corporate drones doing soul-destroying work, which mostly consists of making photocopies." - Ann Coulter
ZING!
Take THAT, John Edwards!

13 posted on 03/10/2010 2:55:39 PM PST by RonDog
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To: Syncro
The terrorists' lawyers have included Shearman and Sterling, Arnold & Porter; Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale & Dorr; Covington & Burling; Hunton & Williams; Sullivan & Cromwell; Debevoise & Plimpton; King & Spalding; Cleary Gottlieb, Morrison & Foerster; Jenner & Block; O'Melveny & Myers and Sidley Austin.

No mention of Dewey, Cheatham, and Howe?

14 posted on 03/10/2010 2:56:41 PM PST by dfwright (The heart of the wise inclines to the right, but the heart of the fool to the left (Eccl. 10:2, NIV))
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To: dfwgator
What a grate "Team America" video!
This is going to be a FUN thread!

15 posted on 03/10/2010 2:59:23 PM PST by RonDog
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To: Syncro
I personally demand the right not to have to listen to Eddie Haskell lawyers constantly claiming to be Atticus Finch.


16 posted on 03/10/2010 2:59:52 PM PST by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free)
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To: Syncro

Coulter always hits the nail squarely on the head with a flourish.

Communist Goals (1963)
Documention below
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Congressional Record—Appendix, pp. A34-A35
January 10, 1963
Current Communist Goals
EXTENSION OF REMARKS OF HON. A. S. HERLONG, JR. OF FLORIDA
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
Thursday, January 10, 1963

Mr. HERLONG. Mr. Speaker, Mrs. Patricia Nordman of De Land, Fla., is an ardent and articulate opponent of communism, and until recently published the De Land Courier, which she dedicated to the purpose of alerting the public to the dangers of communism in America.
At Mrs. Nordman’s request, I include in the RECORD, under unanimous consent, the following “Current Communist Goals,” which she identifies as an excerpt from “The Naked Communist,” by Cleon Skousen:
[From “The Naked Communist,” by Cleon Skousen]
CURRENT COMMUNIST GOALS
1. U.S. acceptance of coexistence as the only alternative to atomic war.
2. U.S. willingness to capitulate in preference to engaging in atomic war.
3. Develop the illusion that total disarmament [by] the United States would be a demonstration of moral strength.
4. Permit free trade between all nations regardless of Communist affiliation and regardless of whether or not items could be used for war.
5. Extension of long-term loans to Russia and Soviet satellites.
6. Provide American aid to all nations regardless of Communist domination.
7. Grant recognition of Red China. Admission of Red China to the U.N.
8. Set up East and West Germany as separate states in spite of Khrushchev’s promise in 1955 to settle the German question by free elections under supervision of the U.N.
9. Prolong the conferences to ban atomic tests because the United States has agreed to suspend tests as long as negotiations are in progress.
10. Allow all Soviet satellites individual representation in the U.N.
11. Promote the U.N. as the only hope for mankind. If its charter is rewritten, demand that it be set up as a one-world government with its own independent armed forces. (Some Communist leaders believe the world can be taken over as easily by the U.N. as by Moscow. Sometimes these two centers compete with each other as they are now doing in the Congo.)
12. Resist any attempt to outlaw the Communist Party.
13. Do away with all loyalty oaths.
14. Continue giving Russia access to the U.S. Patent Office.
15. Capture one or both of the political parties in the United States.
16. Use technical decisions of the courts to weaken basic American institutions by claiming their activities violate civil rights.
17. Get control of the schools. Use them as transmission belts for socialism and current Communist propaganda. Soften the curriculum. Get control of teachers’ associations. Put the party line in textbooks.
18. Gain control of all student newspapers.
19. Use student riots to foment public protests against programs or organizations which are under Communist attack.
20. Infiltrate the press. Get control of book-review assignments, editorial writing, policymaking positions.
21. Gain control of key positions in radio, TV, and motion pictures.
22. Continue discrediting American culture by degrading all forms of artistic expression. An American Communist cell was told to “eliminate all good sculpture from parks and buildings, substitute shapeless, awkward and meaningless forms.”
23. Control art critics and directors of art museums. “Our plan is to promote ugliness, repulsive, meaningless art.”
24. Eliminate all laws governing obscenity by calling them “censorship” and a violation of free speech and free press.
25. Break down cultural standards of morality by promoting pornography and obscenity in books, magazines, motion pictures, radio, and TV.
26. Present homosexuality, degeneracy and promiscuity as “normal, natural, healthy.”
27. Infiltrate the churches and replace revealed religion with “social” religion. Discredit the Bible and emphasize the need for intellectual maturity which does not need a “religious crutch.”
28. Eliminate prayer or any phase of religious expression in the schools on the ground that it violates the principle of “separation of church and state.”
29. Discredit the American Constitution by calling it inadequate, old-fashioned, out of step with modern needs, a hindrance to cooperation between nations on a worldwide basis.
30. Discredit the American Founding Fathers. Present them as selfish aristocrats who had no concern for the “common man.”
31. Belittle all forms of American culture and discourage the teaching of American history on the ground that it was only a minor part of the “big picture.” Give more emphasis to Russian history since the Communists took over.
32. Support any socialist movement to give centralized control over any part of the culture—education, social agencies, welfare programs, mental health clinics, etc.
33. Eliminate all laws or procedures which interfere with the operation of the Communist apparatus.
34. Eliminate the House Committee on Un-American Activities.
35. Discredit and eventually dismantle the FBI.
36. Infiltrate and gain control of more unions.
37. Infiltrate and gain control of big business.
38. Transfer some of the powers of arrest from the police to social agencies. Treat all behavioral problems as psychiatric disorders which no one but psychiatrists can understand [or treat].
39. Dominate the psychiatric profession and use mental health laws as a means of gaining coercive control over those who oppose Communist goals.
40. Discredit the family as an institution. Encourage promiscuity and easy divorce.
41. Emphasize the need to raise children away from the negative influence of parents. Attribute prejudices, mental blocks and retarding of children to suppressive influence of parents.
42. Create the impression that violence and insurrection are legitimate aspects of the American tradition; that students and special-interest groups should rise up and use [”]united force[”] to solve economic, political or social problems.
43. Overthrow all colonial governments before native populations are ready for self-government.
44. Internationalize the Panama Canal.
45. Repeal the Connally reservation so the United States cannot prevent the World Court from seizing jurisdiction [over domestic problems. Give the World Court jurisdiction] over nations and individuals alike.


17 posted on 03/10/2010 3:01:33 PM PST by This Just In
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To: Syncro
You're not defending an unpopular client if you're getting awards from the ABA, particularly if the award mentions "courage."
18 posted on 03/10/2010 3:01:53 PM PST by colorado tanker
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To: NC28203
the first name might be Michael Chertoff’s

Thanks for pointing this out in the interest of full disclosure.

I'm no fan of Chertoff's anyway.

19 posted on 03/10/2010 3:06:00 PM PST by marron
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To: Syncro
At least 34 of the 50 largest firms in the United States have performed pro bono work on behalf of Guantanamo detainees.

Pro-bono my ass. They want their taxpayer money and Odumbass will see that they get it.

20 posted on 03/10/2010 3:06:03 PM PST by eyedigress ((Old storm chaser from the west)?)
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To: RonDog
Team America, what do you think of this embarrassing group of terrorist lawyers pompously pretending to be "courageous" and "American like John Adams".

Team America Scene

21 posted on 03/10/2010 3:10:27 PM PST by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free)
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To: Servant of the Cross

Is there a typo somewhere, or did Ann contradict herself? Either the female co-worker did, or did not, want to work with him.


22 posted on 03/10/2010 3:11:17 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (I am in America but not of America (per bible: am in the world but not of it))
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To: eyedigress

Like the ACLU, they get reimbursed for their costs if they win a civil rights case. (If losing the case, they get nothing.)


23 posted on 03/10/2010 3:12:16 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (I am in America but not of America (per bible: am in the world but not of it))
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To: HiTech RedNeck
All did not, save for one COURAGEOUS AND BEAUTIFUL female associate - none other than Annie "Get Your Gun" Coulter!


24 posted on 03/10/2010 3:13:54 PM PST by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free)
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To: HiTech RedNeck
From the article:

(There was at least one female associate who wanted to work with him!)

25 posted on 03/10/2010 3:15:24 PM PST by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free)
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To: Ann Coulter

woo hoo! this is a fun thread!

It sure is!


26 posted on 03/10/2010 3:15:46 PM PST by Syncro (TPXIII coming soon! March 27th to April 15th 2010)
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To: Syncro
Probably something like " تعكس فينش لَيْسَ " ...
27 posted on 03/10/2010 3:16:20 PM PST by x
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To: Syncro
I wonder.....

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28 posted on 03/10/2010 3:16:47 PM PST by Cyber Ninja (His legacy is a stain OnTheDress)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

Well if they have KSM stand trial in NY all rules of an impartial jury are dust in the wind. Every case in court will no longer have that. Odumbass already declared him guilty.


29 posted on 03/10/2010 3:17:08 PM PST by eyedigress ((Old storm chaser from the west)?)
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To: freedumb2003

My daughter offered to translate your post, too. LOL


30 posted on 03/10/2010 3:17:45 PM PST by petitfour (Are you a Dead Fish American?)
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To: x; petitfour
***Probably something like " تعكس فينش لَيْسَ "***

To: Syncro

انتِ لا عتقس فنش

6 posted on Wednesday, March 10, 2010 2:42:23 PM by petitfour (Are you a Dead Fish American?)

Thanks, those look pretty similar

31 posted on 03/10/2010 3:29:13 PM PST by Syncro (TPXIII coming soon! March 27th to April 15th 2010)
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To: petitfour

LOL durka durka durka


32 posted on 03/10/2010 3:29:50 PM PST by Syncro (TPXIII coming soon! March 27th to April 15th 2010)
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To: Syncro

“Courage” is one of those terms that the culture reserves for Hollywood celebrities and terrorist lawyers, as opposed to, say, deployed military.


33 posted on 03/10/2010 3:29:54 PM PST by denydenydeny ("I'm sure this goes against everything you've been taught, but right and wrong do exist"-Dr House)
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To: OnTheDress
Yea, people like to post that lately

Funny that picture, and your screen name...[Put] OnTheDress

34 posted on 03/10/2010 3:31:53 PM PST by Syncro (TPXIII coming soon! March 27th to April 15th 2010)
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To: Syncro

Another Home Run by Queenie.

Pray for America’s Freedom


35 posted on 03/10/2010 3:35:08 PM PST by bray (Throw All the Bums Out, starting with McCain)
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To: x
انك لا تشبه اتيكوس فيتش!

Is how I would put it....

36 posted on 03/10/2010 3:53:12 PM PST by AmericanInTokyo (Its time to CLEARLY threaten a huge, middle-class American TAX REVOLT in Tea Party signs & placards)
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To: OnTheDress

Very pretty. But your stone girl has a hamburger once in a while.


37 posted on 03/10/2010 3:53:47 PM PST by Mamzelle (On FR, watch out for the Club of late-2004)
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To: AmericanInTokyo

with the exception of the (!) at the END of the text. ;-)


38 posted on 03/10/2010 3:54:37 PM PST by AmericanInTokyo (Its time to CLEARLY threaten a huge, middle-class American TAX REVOLT in Tea Party signs & placards)
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To: Syncro

The pouncing on Liz also strikes me as sexist.


39 posted on 03/10/2010 3:55:48 PM PST by Mamzelle (On FR, watch out for the Club of late-2004)
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To: Mamzelle; Ann Coulter
Somehow I don't think Liz would say that. Too poofy faux feministi-like. However, Liz (like Ann) might say the pouncing by these terrorist lawyers is "effeminate" and like "silky pony faggots".
40 posted on 03/10/2010 4:55:51 PM PST by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free)
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To: Syncro
And in honor of another column and the use of Atticus Finch, here's Ann:


41 posted on 03/10/2010 5:22:21 PM PST by Forgiven_Sinner (If you meet people with no brain, no heart and no courage, you are not in KS-You are in the Congress)
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To: Syncro; carlo3b; stanz; gakrak; massfreeper; hosepipe; Donald Rumsfeld Fan; MadLibDisease; fffff; ..
Annie slices and dices and serves up Roasted Attorney this week!
Not only do Americans have a right to know the legal backgrounds of lawyers setting detainee policy at the Department of Justice, but I personally demand the right not to have to listen to Eddie Haskell lawyers constantly claiming to be Atticus Finch.

Let me know if you'd like to be added to the Ann Coulter ping list.

42 posted on 03/10/2010 9:15:43 PM PST by jellybean ( Bookmark http://altfreerepublic.freeforums.org/index.php for when FR is down)
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To: Syncro
The terrorists' lawyers have included Shearman and Sterling, Arnold & Porter; Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale & Dorr; Covington & Burling; Hunton & Williams; Sullivan & Cromwell; Debevoise & Plimpton; King & Spalding; Cleary Gottlieb, Morrison & Foerster; Jenner & Block; O'Melveny & Myers and Sidley Austin.

I was sure that Dunder-Mifflin would have been in this illustrious group...

43 posted on 03/10/2010 10:02:59 PM PST by Don W (I only keep certain folks' numbers in my 'phone so I know NOT to answer when they call)
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To: Syncro

44 posted on 03/11/2010 5:33:06 AM PST by Rummyfan (Iraq: it's not about Iraq anymore, it's about the USA!)
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To: Rummyfan
Great picture, Rummyfan!

Here's is a little blurb from Chairman Ann's sidebar:

March 10, 2010, 7:41 PM
ARTICLE 42 OF THE SOVIET CONSTITUTION -

Article 42. Citizens of the USSR have the right to health protection.

This right is ensured by free, qualified medical care provided by state health institutions; by extension of the network of therapeutic and health-building institutions; by the development and improvement of safety and hygiene in industry; by carrying out broad prophylactic measures; by measures to improve the environment; by special care for the health of the rising generation, including prohibition of child labour, excluding the work done by children as part of the school curriculum; and by developing research to prevent and reduce the incidence of disease and ensure citizens a long and active life.

Hey, does anyone know how that worked out?

45 posted on 03/11/2010 9:50:44 AM PST by Syncro (TPXIII coming soon! March 27th to April 15th 2010)
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To: OnTheDress

It it isn’t....it sure ought to be!


46 posted on 03/11/2010 2:41:20 PM PST by Logic n' Reason ("Minds are like parachutes; they only function well when they are open.")
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To: Servant of the Cross

Amen! I love Ann...and I am a hetero, married, conservative, pro-life Christian woman. She is a wonderful role model for our young women in America!


47 posted on 03/11/2010 6:39:37 PM PST by boatbums (God is ready to assume full responsibility for the life wholly yielded to him.)
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To: Syncro
WHAT'S ARABIC FOR 'YOU'RE NO ATTICUS FINCH'?

I think it's:

Mene , Mene , Tekel , Parsin

Oh, wait, it really means:

Mene: God has numbered the days of your reign and brought it to an end.

Tekel: You have been weighed on the scales and found wanting.

Peres: Your kingdom is divided and given to the Medes and Persians.

Except for the Persia thingy, the rest fits. ;o)

48 posted on 03/11/2010 6:55:37 PM PST by boatbums (God is ready to assume full responsibility for the life wholly yielded to him.)
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To: All
Clarence Paige weighed in Sunday jumping up and down with joy that a blonde woman was busted as a terrorist.

It's at the chicagotribune

Thank you, "JihadJane"...

For years we have been hearing pundits and politicians argue for profiling Arabs and Muslims, as if ramping up our prejudices were all we need to do to protect ourselves from bombers and hijackers.

Oh good C. Page, knowing that MOST terrorists are Muslim males (OK, only about 99.3%) and thinking they need to be watched closely is "ramping up our prejudices" is it, or is that subtle-speak for using the race card?

Next he "ramps up" his prejudices by attacking Ann Coulter for something she said 6 years ago.

...conservative columnist Ann Coulter has gone further, calling on airlines to brag about how often they are sued by unfairly inconvenienced Arabs and Muslims. "Imagine the great slogans the airlines could use," she wrote in a 2004 column: " ‘Now frisking all Arabs — twice!' "

Coulter came to mind when I heard about JihadJane, the curiously conspicuous moniker used online by Colleen LaRose of Pennsburg, Pa., indicted last week on terrorism charges.

In pictures released to news media, LaRose doesn't look Middle Eastern. She looks more like, say, Ann Coulter.

That was part of LaRose's plan

Well, duh!

Mr.Page is just now catching on that the Islamic terrorist organizations have been recruiting non-Islamic terrorist looking people to do their dirty work.

Good Job, Page on the catching up thingie.

Mr Page later comments that he and his Palestinian friends don't oppose all profiling, because they don't want to get blown up either.

Some of your Palestinian friends do mister-in fact not only themselves but they also like to take a lot of innocent people with them also.

Just another man who doesn't "get" Coulter, and has fallen into the throes of CES (Coulter Emasculation Syndrome.)

Back to Page's first paragraph in this op-ed:

Thank you, "JihadJane" for making a point about racial profiling that I've been trying to make for years: You can't judge a potential terrorist by his complexion — or, in this case, her complexion.
News flash Mr. Page: we've been profiling non-Islamic people all along...a LOT more than we have those that fit the profile of most terrorists.

So your "thank you" to a terrorist is a little strange and. frankly, suspect. Have you been waiting "for years" to do that?

49 posted on 03/14/2010 11:51:23 PM PDT by Syncro (TPXIII coming soon! March 27th to April 15th 2010)
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