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  • Got the oops like Jagger? Bianca Jagger sparks anti-Semitism row with Iraq War tweet

    07/13/2016 6:38:42 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 12 replies
    The human rights activist and former actress apologizes "for posting a despicable tweet by mistake." A Twitter firestorm erupted after human rights activist and former actress Bianca Jagger shared a post Tuesday described as "racist, homophobic and disgusting" that included a list of British lawmakers who voted in favor of entering the Iraq War in 2003. The 71-year-old said she was "mortified" in an apology issued after tweeting a link to the Metapedia website, described as an electronic encyclopedia. According to British media, the ex-wife of famed rocker Mick Jagger claimed that she was unaware of the contents of the...
  • Gang Founder Claimed Innocence Until the End (Alternate Title- "Tookie Refused to Confess")

    12/13/2005 12:39:29 PM PST · by Mr. Brightside · 41 replies · 1,344+ views
    Yahoo ^ | 12/13/05
    Gang Founder Claimed Innocence Until the End By KIM CURTIS, Associated Press Writer Tue Dec 13,11:26 AM ET SAN QUENTIN, Calif. - Stanley Tookie Williams maintained his innocence right up until his death, even when an admission of guilt may have spared him execution. ADVERTISEMENT Even after the courts and Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger rejected a flurry of Williams' last-ditch appeals before his execution early Tuesday, his supporters vowed to prove his innocence. Williams, the Crips gang co-founder whose case stirred a national debate about capital punishment versus the possibility of redemption, was executed Tuesday morning for killing four people in...
  • Chevron Vindicated As Evidence Points To 'Green Fraud' By Environmentalists

    11/02/2013 9:12:41 AM PDT · by rktman · 27 replies
    Investors Business Daily ^ | 11/1/2013 | IBD editorial
    Big Oil: So what happened to the $19 billion judgment against Chevron over rainforest pollution in Ecuador? Seems the leftist lawyer behind it all now finds himself in the dock on a RICO rap for a massive fraud. This has been going on for years, the oft-repeated meme that Chevron, through its Texaco acquisition, polluted the rainforest floor and poisoned its helpless villagers. Activist Bianca Jagger is emblematic of this disregard for fact. In the Huffington Post, she wrote that while she's no apologist for Chevron's accusers, the bottom line is: "Ecuadorian communities were the victims of exploitation by a...
  • Court upholds Bianca Jagger's Manhattan eviction

    10/23/2008 1:27:05 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 22 replies · 1,220+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 10/23/08 | AP
    ALBANY, N.Y. – New York's top court has upheld the eviction of Bianca Jagger from a rent-stabilized Manhattan apartment. The Court of Appeals ruled Thursday that foreigners on tourist visas cannot claim New York digs as a "primary residence." The globe-trotting human rights activist and ex-wife of Rolling Stones singer Mick Jagger was evicted in December from the Upper East Side apartment she rented for 20 years.
  • Five Years of Failure (barf)

    03/14/2008 1:19:34 PM PDT · by Parmenio · 16 replies · 847+ views
    The Guardian ^ | March 14, 2008 | Bianca Jagger
    If George Bush and Tony Blair had presided as CEOs over deceptive and fraudulent practices in the City comparable to those they are guilty of with regard to Iraq, they would have been immediately and unceremoniously sacked. Five years on, the legacy of the Iraq war is now clear. Let us look at the balance sheet. Based on an extrapolation from the figures of the Lancet study, more than 1 million Iraqi civilians have died - a figure that might even eclipse the genocide in Rwanda.
  • Stanley Tookie Williams’ Public Viewing

    12/18/2005 10:24:13 AM PST · by Kitten Festival · 88 replies · 4,612+ views
    Save Tookie ^ | Dec. 18, 2005 | Staff
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Sunday, December 18, 2005 PRESS CONTACT: Jasmyne Cannick (Local Media) (323) 839-0216 LaNiece Jones (Int’l and Nat’l Media) (510) 568-5899 Viewing to Take Place on Monday, Memorial Service Slated for Tuesday LOS ANGELES - There will be a public viewing of Stanley Tookie Williams on Monday, December 19, 2005 from 3 p.m. until 9 p.m. at the House of Winston Mortuary located at 9501 South Vermont Avenue in Los Angeles. The memorial service for peacemaker Stanley Tookie Williams will take place Tuesday, December 20, 2005 at 12 noon. The service will take place at Bethel...
  • Eye of the Storm: Bianca, Free Akbar Ganji [Must Read]

    12/07/2005 12:00:02 PM PST · by F14 Pilot · 19 replies · 3,256+ views
    Iran va Jahan ^ | Wednesday, December 07, 2005 | Amir Taheri
    It all started as a rather pleasant, if not exciting evening. We had heard a speech from British Foreign Secretary Jack Straw once again trying to "explain" the evil of Islamofascim in pseudo-theological, rather than political, terms. But that had been compensated for with a poem from the great mystic poet Roumi recited by Iranian journalist Nazanin Ansari. Apart from the usual contingent of "the great and the good" most of the 800 or so people present were media people and their friends, come to cheer or boo as the Foreign Press Association in London distributed its annual prizes. The...
  • Bianca Jagger seeks to kindle US-Iran dialogue

    09/13/2005 8:45:36 AM PDT · by libertarianPA · 21 replies · 493+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | 9/13/05 | Christian Oliver
    TEHRAN (Reuters) - Back in 1968 Mick Jagger had plenty of "Sympathy for the Devil," but his first wife Bianca is far more critical of "The Great Satan" and fears U.S. unwillingness to talk to Iran could lead to conflict. Rights campaigner Jagger, the Council of Europe's goodwill ambassador, has traveled to Iran with a group called "U.S. Academics for Peace," seeking to ensure the Islamic Republic does not become the next Iraq. The group argues the mudslinging rhetoric branding the United States as "The Great Satan" and Iran as part of the "axis of evil" is one of the...
  • Defining Degeneracy Downward - (New Greg Lewis column!)

    01/05/2005 8:40:23 AM PST · by CHARLITE · 7 replies · 827+ views
    Let me see if I've got this straight: Radical Iraqi Sunni Muslim terrorists spearhead an organized "insurgency" against the democratization of their country. In doing so, they commit atrocities — from car- and suicide-bombings that have killed many hundreds, if not thousands, of their fellow citizens as well as civilian foreign nationals and U.S. and coalition forces working to help the majority of Iraqis achieve their goal of self-government, to beheadings of innocent civilians (whose only crime seems to have been that they had the ultimate wrong-place-wrong-time misfortune to be identified by their radical Islamist captors as infidels) telecast around...
  • 'Alternative Nobel prize' for Bianca Jagger (VOMIT ALERT)

    09/20/2004 11:29:02 PM PDT · by MadIvan · 6 replies · 345+ views
    The Scotsman ^ | September 21, 2004 | OMER FAROOQ
    SHE has rarely been out of the spotlight of publicity since she married Mick Jagger in 1971. But while some celebrities may use their fame to boost their fortunes, Bianca Jagger has been rewarded for using her status to help others.The former model has won this year’s "alternative Nobel" prize - along with two Indian religious scholars, an Argentine scientist and a Russian human rights group - for her human rights campaigning work. Ms Jagger, who was born in Nicaragua, has been a prominent rights activist since her eight-year marriage to the Rolling Stones frontman ended in 1979, campaigning in...
  • Democrats Sell Apocalypse Now To Hollywood

    08/13/2004 5:41:53 AM PDT · by OESY · 12 replies · 1,143+ views
    Wall Street Journal ^ | August 13, 2004 | Daniel Henninger
    ... The most talked about Democratic fund-raiser before the convention was at Radio City Music Hall, featuring Whoopi Goldberg, the comedian and former Slim-Fast pitch person. ... Linda Ronstadt stopped an innocent gig in Vegas to make a demented pitch for "Fahrenheit 9/11." Hollywood's become a town of Demophiliacs. ... Hyper-politicized Hollywood is the new bed Bill Clinton made for the Democrats, and now the party is going to have to lie in it.... Mr. Kerry has raised $47.5 million in California. Al Gore raised only $5 million. Isn't it becoming harder by the day to take the Democrats seriously...
  • Mad About Us (Important)

    05/11/2004 3:26:50 PM PDT · by swilhelm73 · 5 replies · 128+ views
    TAS ^ | 5/11/2004 | Jeffrey Gedmin
    I recently hosted Bianca Jagger for a debate in Berlin. (More about her in a moment.) We convened in a back room at Max Moritz, a smoky pub in Kreutzberg, a neighborhood in Berlin known mostly for Turkish guest workers and left-wing anarchists. Crossing swords with Bianca was Gen. (ret.) Joerg Schoenbohm, the center-right interior minister from the nearby state of Brandenburg. The issue: "Human Rights -- Victim in the War on Terror?" Joerg Lau, the culture editor of the weekly Die Zeit, rounded off the panel. The room was packed. Diplomats, think tankers, students, taxi drivers, and locals sipped...
  • DIMOCRATS OSTRACIZE RADIOACTIVE "TORCH" 'Front office' turns its back on Torricelli

    10/28/2003 3:07:59 PM PST · by Liz · 3 replies · 227+ views
    Although they swear that Robert G. Torricelli never really had an inside track, several top officials in the McGreevey administration said last week that the former U.S. senator has been declared radioactive and his clients are to get nothing from the state. "The word from the front office is he's cut off," said one Cabinet officer, using the Trenton insider term for the governor's office. "They said, 'Cut him off and the people he brings around.' I sent the word to my people not to send anything he's connected with to my desk." Another Cabinet member said there had initially...
  • The mealy mouths of Europe flap again [Paul Mulshine]

    04/10/2003 9:44:37 AM PDT · by Incorrigible · 2 replies · 208+ views
    Newark Star Ledger ^ | 4/8/03 | Paul Mulshine
    <p>At the height of Cold War tensions in the Reagan era, conservative humorist P.J. O'Rourke described a visit he made to Europe. Everywhere he went, O'Rourke encountered Europeans who were incensed not with the Soviets, who were pointing missiles at them, but with the Americans, who were defending them. He called these people "Euro-weenies."</p>
  • "Humans right" alert!

    01/26/2003 10:32:43 AM PST · by beavus · 7 replies · 210+ views
    Tony Snow was just interviewing Biana Jagger on the Fox News Channel and she consistently and repeatedly referred to "humans right". "I am for humans right"..."Humans Right Watch"..."humans right record"...etc.
  • Brand new Chelsea Clinton pix with old haggard leftie Bianca Jagger(FEEL FREE TO CAPTION)

    11/03/2002 1:12:11 AM PST · by I_Love_My_Husband · 69 replies · 577+ views
    Rex Features ^ | 10/28/02 | photographer Richard Young
    Drunk weight gaining Chelsea Clinton with drunk old ugly Bianca Jagger (why does she still keep the last name...hmm?) Chelsea showing off her version of Ol' Krusty with appropriate weight gain packing it on in the caboose and the upper arms...
  • The Campaign to Control America’s Vote [PFAW alert!]

    10/20/2002 7:50:17 AM PDT · by Ragtime Cowgirl · 31 replies · 751+ views
    Capital Research Center ^ | October 2002 | Patrick J. Reilly
      The Campaign to Control America's VoteLiberal Group Leads Fight Against Bush Judicial Nominees and School ChoiceBy Patrick J. ReillySummary: Texas Supreme Court Justice Priscilla Owen is the latest victim of People for the American Way's campaign against President Bush's judicial nominees. On September 5, the Senate Judiciary Committee in a 10-9 party-line vote rejected her nomination to the Fifth Circuit of the U.S. Court of Appeals. When the electronic voting machines introduced in last month's Florida primary elections failed to correct the voting irregularities that appeared during the state's 2000 presidential election, People for the American Way (PFAW)...