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  • “The categories are Hope and Cynicism” - “I’ll take Cynicism Alec, for the win”

    09/30/2014 6:27:11 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 2 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 9-30-2014 | MOTUS
    Oh dear! We really wished to keep this one “in the family” butt some blabbermouth had to go and spill the beans about what really went down the night the White House’s first, second and third lines of defense were breached. What next? Is somebody going to claim that “the Intelligence Community” didn’t really “miss the ISIS threat,” somebody else did that?“What do you see Mr. President?” “Uh, uh,uh - it looks like a cat…in a hat. Right?”I sure hope it wasn’t Molsterman who broke rank and let the cat out of the bag, so to speak. “I see no...
  • GA woman mistakenly jailed for more than a month after cops confused SpaghettiOs for meth

    09/30/2014 6:16:25 AM PDT · by smokingfrog · 156 replies
    NEW YORK DAILY NEWS ^ | 9-30-14 | Lee Moran
    A Georgia woman was mistakenly jailed for one month after cops confused her SpaghettiOs for meth. Ashley Gabrielle Huff was first detained on July 2 after officers in Gainesville found a spoon with a dried substance baked onto it inside her car during a routine traffic stop. The 23-year-old, from Commerce, claimed it was residue from the canned pasta that she liked to eat in the vehicle. Police, however, believed it to be methamphetamine. Huff, who had no criminal history, was sent to Hall County Jail for two days so cops could conduct crime lab tests on the mysterious texture.
  • Fist bump: Furious reactions to Obama's joyful 5-hour golf game . . .

    08/21/2014 3:23:52 AM PDT · by Maceman · 62 replies
    Daily Mail Online ^ | August 21, 2014 | David Martosko, U.S. Political Editor
    President Barack Obama reacted to the on-camera slaying of photojournalist James Foley for five minutes on Wednesday, telling a global audience that 'when people harm Americans, anywhere, we do what’s necessary to see that justice is done.' Minutes later he began a five-hour round at Farm Neck Golf Course on Martha's Vineyard for his seventh visit to the links, so far, during a vacation that began August 9. The decision brought a chorus of condemnation from TV commentators, journalists, conservative partisans and Twitter denizens – and even an unintentional slap from the left-leaning New York Times. Retired U.S. Army Lieutenant...
  • Ice Cream Shop Owner Defends Creating Flavor for Planned Parenthood Abortion Biz

    07/21/2014 8:00:33 AM PDT · by Morgana · 65 replies
    life news ^ | Steven Ertelt
    The owner of an Oregon ice cream shop is defending her decision to create an ice cream flavor for the Planned Parenthood abortion business. Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon recently announced that it would have a political fundraising event at What’s the Scoop? in Portland, Oregon. The ice cream store created a flavor especially for the abortion business and donated 10 percent of its sales to the abortion giant. whatsthescoopPlanned Parenthood announced: What’s the Scoop? is a sustainable, small-batch shop that creates ice cream and sorbets using liquid nitrogen – a revolutionary method that speeds up the freezing process, which...
  • Have You Seen the Tacky Hip-Hop Uniforms Team USA has been Saddled with at Sochi 2014?

    01/23/2014 8:44:07 AM PST · by Reaganite Republican · 63 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 23 January 2014 | Reaganite Republican
    Crowning achievement in Obama's comprehensive  international humiliation of the United States is here- good reason not to smile Designed by Ralph Lauren, the opening-cermony uniforms released today are garish, undignified, and downright embarrassing- or am I silly for somehow expecting them expecting to look like impressive grown-ups? To top it off, he's got 'RL' on every single item, and the sweater says 'Polo' rather than 'USA'... Don't forget the goofy hat... ecouterre   InHabitat   Freshness   h/t Michelle Fields
  • Drag queen takes glamor photos in front of (Pro Life) graphic images (video)

    08/20/2013 11:47:20 AM PDT · by Morgana · 10 replies
    Life Site ^ | Ben Johnson
    CINCINNATI, August 20, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Graphic images of aborted babies have been known to induce profound and searing emotions, ranging from tears and trauma, to nausea and revulsion. Some Planned Parenthood supporters decided the images made a perfect backdrop for a self-portrait. The Ohio-based Stand True Pro-Life Outreach protested outside a Planned Parenthood fundraiser on Saturday. “Summer’s Over – What a Drag…” at The Cabaret charged attendees between $10 and $30 to see drag queens strut their stuff. “We protested and witnessed at a Planned Parenthood fundraiser in Cincinnati last Saturday, it was a Drag Queen show,” said Bryan...
  • Vomitous: Daily Show Co-Creator Jokes Tornado Targeted Conservatives

    05/21/2013 10:06:39 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 7 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 5/20/13 | Joe Concha
    A vomitous human being. This is really the only way to describe one Lizz Winstead, the co-creator of Comedy Central’s The Daily Show. She’s also the author of following tweet that went out to her 75,000 followers not long after a two-mile-wide tornado destroyed the town of Moore, Oklahoma. Among the 51 dead (the death toll as of 11:40 PM EST Monday) are a reported 20 children–many of whom died at an Elementary School in town–along with mothers, fathers, whole families. Some may be buried alive The IRS targeted conservatives. God is doing the same with this tornado. Get it?...
  • Weekly Standard: Mitch Daniel's Speech Leak "Reconsidering Run For President"

    01/19/2012 11:11:20 AM PST · by My Favorite Headache · 124 replies · 16+ views
    This morning, the Republican leadership on the Hill announced that Indiana governor Mitch Daniels would deliver the GOP response Tuesday night to President Obama’s State of the Union Address. An hour ago, a dark lady mysteriously appeared at our offices and dropped off an envelope before vanishing down the stairwell. We can’t vouch for the authenticity of the document the envelope contained, of course. But it appears to be a draft of a section—the final section, apparently—of Daniels’s speech text. On the first page of the section is typed, in capital letters, “DO NOT CIRCULATE WITH THE REST OF THE...
  • Pregnancy Greeting Card's Message Offensive to Some

    12/03/2011 12:13:19 AM PST · by Slings and Arrows · 25 replies
    FOX40 News ^ | December 2, 2011 | Sam Cohen
    Some are calling a greeting card offensive, but others say the mass-produced card available at Target is just a joke. On the outside, it reads “Heard you’re pregnant”. On the inside, there is just one word … let’s just say it starts with a “w” and rhymes with “bore”.
  • Obamas Have Terrible Taste in Cocktails (Grey Goose martinis)

    08/12/2010 10:38:11 AM PDT · by maggief · 184 replies
    The Atlantic Wire ^ | August 12, 2010 | Max Fisher
    EXCERPT ...So just how posh did the Obamas get on their recent trip to the Maine resort town of Mt. Desert Island? Not very posh at all, says disappointed cocktail expert and occasional Atlantic writer Wayne Curtis. Curtis visits the Mt. Desert Island bar Havana, which he says is known for "some of the best drinks and food on the island," about a month after the Obamas had stopped in there for a drink. Curtis says the caipirinha is especially "superb." Naturally, as a cocktail expert, he was "curious" what the Obamas had ordered. So he found out. And it...
  • Note to Self: Don’t Put Jokes Wishing for the Death of My Governor in Official Memos

    04/10/2010 10:04:21 AM PDT · by SalAOR · 7 replies · 438+ views
    Axis of Right ^ | 4/10/2010 | Ryan
    I think the title says it all. In New Jersey, the Bergen County Education Association President Joseph Coppola passed this joke along in an official email to some 17,000 members: “Dear lord, this year you have taken away my favorite actor, Patrick Swayze, my favorite actress, Farrah Fawcett, my favorite singer, Michael Jackson, and my favorite salesman, Billy Mays. I just wanted to let you know that Chris Christie is my favorite governor.” Meh. What’s funny is that about a week ago I got the exact same chain email from a friend with minor differences: it was about a our...
  • Terri Schiavo's Family Boycotts Fox's Family Guy Sponsors After Attack

    04/01/2010 10:10:48 AM PDT · by julieee · 14 replies · 672+ views
    LifeNews.com ^ | August 1, 2010 | Steven Ertelt
    Terri Schiavo's Family Boycotts Fox's Family Guy Sponsors After Attack New York, NY -- The family of Terri Schiavo has officially launched a new boycott of the sponsors of the Fox program "The Family Guy" after the show mocked Terri's death just days before the fifth anniversary of it. The program included a satire titled "Terri Schiavo: The Musical." http://www.lifenews.com/bio3082.html
  • "Tsunami" Ad Offends Memory of September 11 Tragedy

    09/01/2009 12:24:00 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 39 replies · 1,704+ views
    NBC New York ^ | 9/1/09 | HASANI GITTENS
    It's enough to turn your stomach. Or, if you're a New Yorker who lived through the September 11th attacks, give you a serious case of the heebie-jeebies. A new ad purportedly for the World Wildlife Fund features dozens of airplanes converging on lower Manhattan -- featuring the Twin Towers -- with the line "The Tsunami Killed 100 Times More People Than 9/11." The ad was first brought to our attention by Gothamist, but was originally picked up by Adweek.com's AdFreak blog, which reports that the ad is from the Brazilian arm of the WWF. Sure, the 2004 tsunami was a...
  • Michelle Obama’s Fashion Consultant: The Woman Behind The Bedspread

    01/21/2009 5:11:48 AM PST · by Quaker · 72 replies · 3,283+ views
    Stuck On Stupid ^ | January 21, 2009 | Quaker
    She helped pick out Mrs. Obama’s wardrobe for the inaugural day extravaganza.
  • Hat Maker Pulls MLB Caps Made for Gangs

    08/25/2007 12:57:39 PM PDT · by george76 · 48 replies · 15,630+ views
    A lineup of team logo baseball caps denounced as tailor-made for gang members was ordered removed from store shelves by its manufacturer Friday after complaints from baseball officials. "It has been brought to our attention that some combinations of icons and colors on a select number of our caps could be too closely perceived to be in association with gangs,"... The three styles in question used colors and symbols linked to three gangs: an all-white cap with a blue bandanna, the trademark of the notorious Crips; an all-white cap with a red bandanna worn by the rival Bloods; and a...
  • Cindy Sheehan Blames Gerald Ford for Iraq War, "Deaths of over 3000 American soldiers"

    12/27/2006 2:13:45 PM PST · by kristinn · 208 replies · 7,603+ views
    Wednesday, December 27, 2006 | Kristinn
    On the occasion of the death of President Gerald Ford, anti-American activist Cindy Sheehan released a statement today blaming Ford for the war in Iraq and the "deaths of over 3000 American soldiers" in the conflict.Sheehan, whose son Army Spc. Casey Sheehan was killed in Iraq in 2004, wrote about Ford on BuzzFlash.com, a leftist website.Sheehan has become the face of the antiwar movement since she started stalking President Bush at his Crawford, Texas ranch in August, 2005. She is currently in Crawford, as is President Bush.After writing the obligatory condolences on his passing, Sheehan ripped in to Ford:Usually, burying...
  • Die Welt aims it teutonic wit at Polish stereotypes

    11/06/2006 11:29:31 AM PST · by lizol · 70 replies · 1,217+ views
    Warsaw Business Journal ^ | 6th November 2006
    Die Welt aims it teutonic wit at Polish stereotypes From Poland A.M. The German daily Die Welt has published a satire on Poles which does not shy away from stereotypes. One aspect of the satire presented ideas on how to improve Polish-German relations, including: legalization of the shadow economy, not locking new cars, a ban on jokes about potatoes and the proposal of vodka pipeline from Russia through Poland. The most shocking element is a joke about Pope John Paul II. Die Welt writes that Poland would like to dismiss Benedict XVI and replace him with John Paul II as...
  • Iran gives Holocaust cartoon prize

    11/02/2006 8:43:51 AM PST · by DaveLoneRanger · 24 replies · 944+ views
    CNN ^ | November 2, 2006 | Staff
    Ignoring widespread condemnation, Iran awarded the top prize in a Holocaust cartoon contest to a Moroccan artist for his depiction of Israel's security wall with a picture of the Auschwitz concentration camp on it. The organizers of the exhibit -- meant as a response to the Danish cartoons of Islam's Prophet Mohammed that enraged many Muslims -- awarded Abdollah Derkaoui $12,000 Wednesday for his work depicting an Israeli crane piling large cement blocks on Israel's security wall and gradually obscuring Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem. A picture of Auschwitz appears on the wall. The mosque is Islam's third-holiest site. Iranian officials...
  • Bush Among Stingrays (Left-wing cartoonist goes WAY too far)

    09/10/2006 7:04:25 PM PDT · by DaveLoneRanger · 58 replies · 3,395+ views
    Lexington Herald-Leader ^ | September 6, 2006 | Joel Pett
    The following cartoon appeared in the Lexington Herald-Leader on September 6. Joel Pett is a left-wing cartoonist whose cartoons frequently skirt the edge of offensive. Now, Joel has chosen to capitalize on the death of Steve Irwin to make yet another attack on Bush. If this makes you angry and you would like to contact the editorial board or Mr. Pett himself, here's some contact information. I do not advocate profanity, abuse, or anything that is or may be perceived as illegal. But Mr. Pett and the Herald-Leader deserve to hear from the numbers of us who are outraged about...
  • UK drama paints fictional assassination of Bush

    08/31/2006 5:56:22 AM PDT · by indcons · 53 replies · 1,231+ views
    Reuters ^ | August 31, 2006 | Adam Pasick
    LONDON (Reuters) - British public broadcaster Channel 4 is courting controversy with what it calls a "shockingly real" drama about the fictional assassination of President George W. Bush. "Death of a President," shot in the form of a documentary examining the assassination, will use a blend of archival footage and computer-generated special effects to portray Bush in October 2007 arriving in Chicago during an anti-war rally. In the film, Bush is killed by a sniper, and the investigation quickly focuses on a Syrian-born man. It will air in October on Channel 4's More4 digital channel, as well as at the...
  • President Bush assassinated in new TV docudrama

    08/31/2006 6:40:28 AM PDT · by PDR · 29 replies · 927+ views
    Evening Standard ^ | August 31, 2006
    Bush is shot by a sniper in a scene from Death of a President. This is the dramatic moment when President George Bush is gunned down by a sniper after a public address at a hotel, in a gripping new docudrama soon to be aired on TV. Set around October 2007, President Bush is assassinated as he leaves the Sheraton Hotel in Chicago. The footage, shot in the style of a retrospective documentary, looks at the effect the assassination of Bush has on America in light of its 'War on Terror'. The 90 minutes feature explores who could have planned...
  • Hair Soy Sauce: A Revolting Alternative to the Conventional

    08/15/2006 11:02:40 AM PDT · by eraser2005 · 133 replies · 4,751+ views
    The Internet Journal of Toxicology ^ | 2005 | Alexander Tse-Yan Lee
    Abstract Recent reports of problem foods in Mainland China have raised global concerns about the safety of Chinese food products. Drawing on reliable data extracted from Chinese newspapers, magazines and the Internet, this report, the second in the series, takes a closer look at the hair-made soy sauce, a common kitchen-accessory for marinating and seasoning foods. It seeks to inform the scientific and medical communities regarding the potential short- and long-term epidemic consequences of consuming such soy sauce
  • India’s Hitler-themed restaurant draws fire

    08/21/2006 7:27:21 AM PDT · by Lx · 72 replies · 1,778+ views
    MSN ^ | 8-21-2006 | Reuter rooter
    This sounds like a great idea, can't wait for the US franchises.
  • Making condoms stylish for everyone

    08/18/2006 6:05:39 AM PDT · by Huntress · 12 replies · 499+ views
    Reuters ^ | 8/18/06 | Natalie armstrong
    TORONTO (Reuters) - Condoms are very much in style as a fashion accessory at the International AIDS Conference in Toronto, showing up on strait-laced men, shy teenagers and African grandmothers. "There's a great need to de-stigmatize condoms around the world, especially in Africa," said Franck DeRose, executive director of The Condom Project, which aims to get people comfortable about condoms, especially those living in countries where the little piece of latex is considered taboo. To do that, the project has a program that gets people making their own condom art pin. It all starts with a craft table, packaged condoms,...
  • Holocaust Caricature Exhibition Will Provoke Islamophobia - Russian Human Rights Activists

    08/17/2006 11:18:53 AM PDT · by blam · 16 replies · 1,501+ views
    Interfax ^ | 8-17-2006
    17 August 2006, 11:26Holocaust caricature exhibition will provoke Islamophobia - Russian human rights activists Moscow, August 17, Interfax - Russian human rights organizations have stated that the Holocaust caricature exhibition in Tehran will entail an upsurge of Islamophobia and called on the Iranian authorities to close it down. In an appeal to the Iranian embassy and the UN office in Moscow, they called ‘to listen to the public voice and to close down the exhibition in order to prevent unrest throughout the world, to prevent the prerequisites for Islamophobia’. ‘The caricatures mocking the Holocaust tragedy amounts to jeering at the...
  • The Party of Bunglers (LIB rants: Pulling ad means Dems lose in '06)

    07/18/2006 7:31:31 AM PDT · by new yorker 77 · 5 replies · 840+ views
    The American Prospect ^ | July 18, 2006 | Charles P. Pierce
    Would you like the early line on the exact moment when the Democratic Party bungled the midterm elections this fall -- and, as an added bonus, People's Exhibits Q through Z why Rahm Emanuel and the folks at the DCCC would screw up a one-car funeral, even if you spotted them the hearse? Well, this is it. This good, tough Internet ad gets pulled because some of the people who enabled the murderous lunacy depicted therein throw public hissy-fits. Almost immediately thereafter, Senator Mike DeWine (R-I'm-Not-Bob-Ney-Dammit!) drops a television spot using the people killed on September 11 as a cudgel...
  • Totalitarian chic-Nazi regalia may be taboo, but communist emblems have never been trendier

    05/01/2006 5:38:33 AM PDT · by SJackson · 32 replies · 931+ views
    Jewish World Review ^ | 5-1-06 | Jeff Jacoby
    In January 2005, Britain's Prince Harry attended a birthday party dressed as a Nazi. When the London Sun published a picture of the prince in his German desert uniform and swastika armband, it triggered widespread outrage and disgust. In scathing editorials, Harry was condemned as an ignorant and insensitive clod; months later, he was still apologizing for his tasteless costume. "It was a very stupid thing to do," he said in September. "I've learnt my lesson." For a more recent example of totalitarian fashion, consider Tim Vincent, the New York correspondent for NBC's entertainment newsmagazine, "Access Hollywood." Twice in the...
  • Director wants Paris Hilton to play Mother Teresa (this is NOT Scrappleface)

    02/14/2006 3:15:16 PM PST · by Tarkin · 72 replies · 1,574+ views
    Paris Hilton is set to play Mother Teresa. The hotel heiress is wanted to portray the saintly charity worker by award-wining Indian director T Rajeevnath in a biopic on the nun's life. Rajeevnath got the idea to cast Paris in the unlikely role after being impressed by her when she refused to strip off for Playboy magazine. He is quoted by the Indo-Asian News Service as saying: "My agents in California have contacted Paris Hilton." Despite the film-maker's eagerness to cast Paris as Mother Teresa, the sexy socialite - who inadvertently appeared in her own X-rated home movie, 'One Night...
  • (Vanity) Political Limerick 2-11-2006

    02/11/2006 5:34:40 AM PST · by grey_whiskers · 2 replies · 271+ views
    grey_whiskers ^ | 2-11-2006 | grey_whiskers
    At the funeral of Coretta King The Democrats said EVERYTHING bad about George Bush But when shove comes to push No-one listens because they're left wing!
  • Democrats Demand Justice Just Like Rehnquist (Scrappleface)

    09/05/2005 5:44:18 AM PDT · by twntaipan · 9 replies · 855+ views
    Scrappleface ^ | 9/5/2005 | Scott Ott
    Just hours after the death of William H. Rehnquist, Senate Democrats demanded that President George Bush nominate a replacement whose ideology and judicial philosophy match that of the late Supreme Court justice. "When Sandra Day O'Connor retired, we insisted Bush appoint a centrist to replace her and maintain the balance on the court," said one unnamed Senator. "Now, we demand that the president name a right-wing, conservative, originalist to replace Rehnquist for that same reason." The Senator explained that balance is the most important feature of the high court, trumping ideology, logic and the intent of the framers of the...
  • BTK killer giving an "Oscars" caliber thank you speech on live TV (Vanity)

    08/18/2005 12:13:03 PM PDT · by HairOfTheDog · 284 replies · 6,677+ views
    Fox News
    What the heck is wrong with the news media and the audience that laps this stuff up? We have become voyeurs...
  • Oral Sex Safe and Not Really Sex, Say U.S. Teens

    04/04/2005 8:20:42 AM PDT · by stm · 131 replies · 4,235+ views
    CHICAGO (Reuters) - One in five U.S. teenagers say they have engaged in oral sex, an activity that some adolescents view as not sex at all and certainly less risky than intercourse, a report released Monday said. The survey of 580 children with a mean age of 14-1/2 found 20 percent said they had engaged in oral sex, compared to 14 percent who said they had engaged in sexual intercourse. In addition, one-third of the multi-ethnic 9th graders surveyed said they intended to have oral sex within the next six months and nearly one-fourth planned to have intercourse during the...
  • Clinton 'Elvis' Library to Include Monica

    11/14/2004 5:58:21 PM PST · by hope · 63 replies · 2,329+ views
    News Max ^ | 11-14-04
    Reprinted from NewsMax.com Sunday, Nov. 14, 2004 5:45 p.m. ESTClinton 'Elvis' Library to Include Monica As Bill Clinton's library is unveiled at a gala opening this week, one thing is certain: His messy legacy will be on full display. One alcove will be dedicated to impeachment, and organizers have promised not to sidestep even Monica Lewinsky or Paula Jones. The 58-year-old political superstar is expected to draw hundreds of thousands of visitors a year to his library. "Bill Clinton is a rock star," said Skip Rutherford, head of Clinton's nonprofit foundation that built the $165 million library. "He is Elvis."...
  • South Dakota semen tax on its way out

    03/10/2005 10:16:34 PM PST · by ambrose · 26 replies · 689+ views
    AP ^ | 2.18
    Posted on Fri, Feb. 18, 2005 South Dakota semen tax on its way out JOE KAFKA Associated Press PIERRE, S.D. - South Dakota may be the only place in the nation that taxes livestock semen, but possibly not for much longer. Despite pleas that eliminating the sales tax on cattle and hog semen could start to unravel a decade-old program that provides property-tax relief, the state Senate passed a bill 20-13 Friday that would end the tax. Sen. Kenny McNenny, a Republican rancher from Sturgis, urged repeal, saying he doesn't believe any other state taxes semen. The tax should be...
  • VMI launches investigation of costume party

    01/29/2005 8:12:36 AM PST · by finnman69 · 17 replies · 984+ views
    Roanoke Times ^ | 1/28/05 | Matt Chittum
    Virginia Military Institute officials are investigating a 2004 barracks Halloween observance during which cadets dressed as Nazi soldiers, drag queens and a starving African. Officials at the Lexington college were alerted to the behavior when someone referred them to an Internet message board on which four photographs of the costumed men are posted. "We've been made aware of the possible involvement of a small number of VMI cadets in various insensitive and inappropriate photographic poses appearing on a Web site unaffiliated with VMI," spokesman Stewart MacInnis said. "VMI does not condone such behavior and this matter is being investigated accordingly....
  • Here is one John Edwards that is missing

    12/29/2004 9:13:04 AM PST · by theconservativerepublican · 14 replies · 916+ views
    As seen on July 30, 2001 on Unsolved Mysteries SYNOPSIS: Sergeant Jim McCann describes his former partner, John Addis, as the "stranger beside me." McCann and Addis worked together as detectives for the Alaska State Patrol in the 1970s. At the time, Addis was married to his first wife, who has long since divorced him citing domestic abuse. The couple lived in the woods in a log cabin without heat or running water. Addis enjoyed hunting caribou in the Alaskan wilderness. But he was also a talented young detective with a mind for forensic science. He was so gifted that...
  • Bush Gives Palestinians $20 Million

    12/08/2004 8:09:37 AM PST · by yonif · 190 replies · 3,079+ views
    Reuters ^ | Wed Dec 8, 2004
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Bush administration on Wednesday announced it was giving $20 million in direct aid to the Palestinian Authority to help it through a financial crisis. A senior Bush administration official said it hoped the aid would encourage additional donations from other countries "at a time when the Palestinian Authority is in desperate need of budget support to pay its bills, maintain stability and allow it to focus on the larger question of governing." The Palestinian Authority is facing a severe financial crisis due to falling tax revenues during four years of violence which has paralyzed the Palestinian...
  • Boulder High School Talent Show

    11/11/2004 6:14:24 AM PST · by Colorado Willie · 223 replies · 10,720+ views
    103.5 The Fox Lewis & Floorwax Show
    Listening to Lewis & Floorwax (radio personalities out of Denver, CO on 103.5). Boulder High School is having a talent show Friday night. One of the acts is a band that includes 2 teachers, the band name is "The Taliband". They will be performing a song they worte titled "I Wish George Bush was Dead". This was reported by a parent. The band had to audition in front of a group including two other teachers and were selected to perform Friday night.
  • Japan bars Hitler as pinball machine name

    10/21/2004 10:11:39 AM PDT · by Area Freeper · 8 replies · 502+ views
    Associated Press ^ | Oct. 20, 2004
    Japan's patent office has blocked a company from making "pachinko" pinball machines named after Adolf Hitler, Moses and other historical figures, officials said Wednesday. Fuji Shoji Co., based in Osaka, submitted the names of 34 well-known people, including the Wright Brothers and Tchaikovsky, for trademarks on their garish, upright pinball machines. The Patent Office rejected the applications in May, Fuji said, but word of the decision was first publicized in Japan this week. The office is barred from granting trademarks that may disrupt public order and morals, a patent official said. He refused to provide further details. Kyodo News agency...
  • Protester’s Sign Implies Bush Should Be Assassinated

    09/03/2004 1:36:20 AM PDT · by kattracks · 33 replies · 2,004+ views
    CNSNEWS.com ^ | 9/03/04 | Marc Morano
    New York (CNSNews.com) - A massive protest outside Madison Square Garden featured at least one sign asking where John Hinckley was. The prominently displayed sign read, "Where is John Hinckley when we really need him?" It featured a bullet hole with dripping red blood. Hinckley attempted to assassinate former President Ronald Reagan in 1981, and he has been in a mental hospital ever since, after being found incompetent to stand trial. Asked about the sign, the man carrying it responded, "I told the Secret Service it is for everyone to interpret exactly how they want." When asked how he interpreted...
  • Second Toy Found In Candy Appears To Depict Osama Bin Laden

    08/30/2004 7:55:31 AM PDT · by harrycarey · 76 replies · 3,220+ views
    WFTV ^ | 8/30/04
    Second Toy Found In Candy Appears To Depict Osama Bin Laden POSTED: 10:43 am EDT August 30, 2004 MIAMI -- In Miami, a wholesaler has announced that his company will recall 14,000 bags of candy. The bags contain a toy that looks like a plane flying into a building and, we found, a second toy that looks like Osama Bin Laden suspended between the two buildings. Eyewitness News broke this story, but, for the first time, we had the chance to speak with a representative from the corporation that distributed the candy. "Importers did not realize what they were buying....
  • Viacom Outdoes Janet Shame-Religious Sex Toys

    07/14/2004 7:44:57 PM PDT · by icwhatudo · 21 replies · 1,165+ views
    7-14-04 | Comedy Central's "Insomniac"
    Comdey Central, a network included in our basic cable in Maryland, has a show called "Insomniac with Dave Attell" that starts at 9pm EST. I've learned that the show is basically about a guy who goes out late at night to interview people who are working or are out and about in late night hours. I caught a few seconds of tonights show while channel surfing. The host was apparently in a porn production company (ok, I guess we can expect this from cable) and proceeded to ask about a prop on a desk. He held up a sex toy...
  • Sunday Song Lyric:

    05/17/2004 8:12:56 AM PDT · by .cnI redruM · 196+ views
    Volokh Conspiracy ^ | May 16, 2004 at 4:25pm | Juan Non-Volokh (Nom Du Cyber)
    Sometimes I pause to reflect how the events of September 11 have changed American culture. The reverberations of that event will continue for quite some time, if not forever. Consider, for example, what is acceptable humor. It's graduation season. Were it not for the attack on the World Trade Center thirty two months ago, high school and college graduates-to-be might be listening to "If I Were a Terrorist (I'd Bomb Your Graduation)" by Something Corporate. She's out of school again But she won't be calling from where she is going the lines are jammed this time what could a girl...
  • Liberal radio is airing bad jokes and worst taste

    05/12/2004 8:25:19 AM PDT · by ezfindit · 59 replies · 223+ views
    Daily News ^ | 5/12/2004 | Michael Goodwin
    The United States "is on the slippery slope to theocratic fascism." "The Catholic Church has been secretly encouraging oral sex for years." Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld "ought to be tortured." President Bush should be taken out and shot. Those are a few nutso nuggets from the hosts of Air America Radio, which calls itself the new liberal voice. The fledgling network is carried in New York on WLIB, 1190 AM. With the Iraq torture scandal everywhere, I tuned in, expecting to hear sober policy analysis mixed with glee over President Bush's political pickle. Instead, I got 10 hours of rancid...
  • Oscar Tribute to Nazi Filmmaker Draws Ire

    03/02/2004 10:50:19 AM PST · by Pikamax · 13 replies · 361+ views
    AP ^ | 03/02/04 | AP
    Oscar Tribute to Nazi Filmmaker Draws Ire 13 minutes ago NEW YORK - A tribute to Nazi-era filmmaker Leni Riefenstahl (news) during the 76th annual Academy Awards (news - web sites) rankled a few Oscar-watchers, who argued the propagandist shouldn't have been included. AFP Slideshow: Academy Awards "Are we now giving equal time to Hitler?," Anti-Defamation League National Director Abraham Foxman told the New York Post. "I don't know what could have been in the mind of the Academy to include her as one of our greatest filmmakers. There are a lot of other dead bigots who don't get honored...
  • Did You Hear the One About Septemper 11th, 2001? (Mickey Mouse's Taliban Adventures ?)

    02/26/2004 9:22:43 AM PST · by fight_truth_decay · 11 replies · 371+ views
    MagicCityMorningNews ^ | Feb 25, 2004 | Brian Evankovich
    The events of September 11th, 2001, - tragically, after only two years - have become a joke. We need look no further than jolly old England for one example. In a story from the "This Is London" on-online edition from over the weekend, I read where about a sculpture featuring Mickey Mouse (that's M-I-C-K-E-Y, M-O-U-S-E) flying a plane into the World Trade Center. Quoting the article: “Entitled 'Mickey's Taliban Adventures', the sculpture, by Alan Bennie of the Edinburgh College of Art, shows Mickey flying a toy plane into foam-like recreations of the WTC. The buildings have eyes to give them...
  • The 20th Hijacker Arrives (sickening Cartoon in Washington Post Feb17/04)

    02/17/2004 7:57:28 AM PST · by nicollo · 56 replies · 563+ views
    Washington Post ^ | Feb. 17, 2004 | Tom Toles
    Today's Toles cartoon in the Washington (com)Post, entitled The 20th Hijacker Arrives, depicts the U.S. Capitol building being blown apart by "The Deficit," and with a sub-title, "Who Could've Foreseen?"
  • Will Mexicans cheer 'Osama' again?

    02/09/2004 2:03:52 PM PST · by JustPiper · 134 replies · 475+ views
    WND ^ | 2-9-04 | N/A
    U.S. soccer team to play for Olympic spot in Guadalajara Things could get ugly in Guadalajara tomorrow when the U.S. soccer team plays Mexico for Olympic qualification. Last Thursday, when the U.S. played Canada in a qualifying round in Zapopan before 1,500 Mexicans, the crowd hooted "The Star-Spangled Banner," it booed U.S. goals. And it chanted "Osama! Osama! Osama" as the American players left the field with a 2-0 victory. Tomorrow, 60,000 fans are expected to watch the game that will determine which team goes to Athens. The Mexicans are hoping for revenge. The U.S. team knocked Mexico out of...
  • German made "art" out of bodies of executed Chinese prisoners he purchased (Graphic images)

    02/02/2004 10:40:27 PM PST · by Destro · 39 replies · 1,061+ views
    nytimes.com ^ | February 3, 2004 | MARK LANDLER
    FRANKFURT JOURNAL A New Spine-Tingler From the Impresario of Cadavers By MARK LANDLER Published: February 3, 2004 A magazine report that Dr. Gunther von Hagens, the organizer of the Body Worlds traveling exhibition now drawing crowds in Frankfurt, bought the bodies of executed Chinese prisoners for his exhibits has brought him new notoriety. "Muscleman with his skeleton" is part of the Body Worlds traveling exhibition. FRANKFURT, Feb. 2 — As Gunther von Hagens hurried out of his exhibit here the other day and hopped into a waiting van, fans thrust programs through the open door, beseeching him for an autograph....
  • Soccer giving anti-Semitism the boot

    01/26/2004 1:27:16 PM PST · by SJackson · 5 replies · 166+ views
    Washington Times ^ | 1-24-04 | Tom Rachman
    <p>ROME — Soccer hooligans — not exactly known for well-mannered behavior — committed a memorably despicable act at a Rome stadium a few years back, holding up a vast banner at opposing Jewish fans: "Auschwitz Is Your Country; the Ovens Are Your Homes."</p>