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  • PETA Takes on J.Lo Over Fur Fashions

    03/12/2005 4:23:50 PM PST · by freepatriot32 · 6 replies · 1,304+ views ^ | 3 12 05 | ap
    NEW YORK Mar 12, 2005 — People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals wants Jennifer Lopez to "Get Right" when it comes to fur. Lopez introduced her Sweetface collection during New York Fashion Week last month. "Please don't support Jennifer Lopez or her bloody business," according to a Web site that the animal rights group has devoted to the singer, actress and now fashion designer. "Many hot designers, including Stella McCartney, Vivienne Westwood, Todd Oldham, Marc Bouwer, and others have … created synthetic alternatives that are hip, humane, and easily available and don't turn animals into fashion victims." Calls by...

    02/11/2005 5:04:14 PM PST · by Stultis · 77 replies · 2,546+ views
    National Lawyers Guild ^ | 11 February 2005
    Organize for Thursday, February 17! The National Executive Committee of the NLG calls on all Guild chapters to organize and to take part in local actions as part of a "National Day of Outrage" in response to yesterday's Lynne Stewart verdict, which we see as an attack not only on our cherished colleague and fellow NLG member but also on all members of the legal community who represent unpopular clients and causes. We are calling for this coordinated day of action to be held next Thursday, February 17 in your cities, towns, and, if you are a law student, at...
  • New York civil rights lawyer convicted of helping terrorists

    02/10/2005 12:29:43 PM PST · by fidelio · 153 replies · 4,550+ views
    Associated Press ^ | 10 Feb 05 | AP
    BC-APNewsAlert,40 NEW YORK (AP) - Civil rights lawyer Lynne Stewart has been convicted of helping an imprisoned radical sheik communicate with his terrorist followers on the outside. AP-NY-02-10-05 1525EST
  • D.C. Settles With Mass Arrest Victims (Pays off protesters!)

    01/25/2005 3:49:56 AM PST · by Timeout · 27 replies · 873+ views
    washington post ^ | 1/25/05 | Carol D. Leonnig and Del Quentin Wilber
    Here are some snips: The District government agreed yesterday to pay a total of $425,000 to seven people caught up in a mass arrest at a downtown park in September 2002....The arrests occurred Sept. 27, 2002, during demonstrations against the World Bank and International Monetary Fund.... officers corraled demonstrators and anyone else within the boundaries of the park, on Pennsylvania Avenue NW, and charged them with failing to obey police. The seven plaintiffs were five protesters and two bystanders. Each will receive about $50,000 after paying the legal expenses of the American Civil Liberties Union, the National Lawyers Guild and...
  • Protesters denounce Bush - Thousands rally in S.F., Berkeley against 2nd term

    01/20/2005 10:38:08 PM PST · by TFFKAMM · 52 replies · 2,908+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 1/20/05 | Wyatt Buchanan and Patrick Hoge
    Several thousand demonstrators rallied at Civic Center Plaza in San Francisco on Thursday night, protesting the inauguration of President Bush and calling for an end to the war in Iraq. After the rally, demonstrators marched along Market Street, effectively closing the street. Speakers at the rally gave fiery denunciations of Bush and his policies, with many shouting personal insults and some comparing his actions to that of the Nazis in pre-World War II Germany. "Today is a sad day in history. A war criminal has been sworn in as president," said Alicia Jrapko of International ANSWER, the group that organized...
  • The end of radical environmentalism?(Book Review: Michael Crichton's State of Fear)

    01/10/2005 1:32:33 AM PST · by freepatriot32 · 21 replies · 2,213+ views ^ | 1 10 05 | Joseph L. Bast
    [State of Fear, by Michael Crichton. 603 pages. Published December 7, 2004, by HarperCollins Publishers. Hardcover, $27.95. Available at] Michael Crichton, the author of The Andromeda Strain, Rising Sun, Jurassic Park and other block-buster thrillers, has penned a novel that could profoundly change the national and even international debate over global warming. It's long overdue. Crichton's State of Fear, with a reported first print run of 1.7 million copies, is an action thriller that doubles as a scientific primer on global warming and other environmental topics. Crichton's protagonists -- a scientist, a lawyer, a philanthropist and two remarkably athletic...
  • Invasion of the anarchists

    01/29/2002 10:14:21 PM PST · by JohnHuang2 · 15 replies · 444+ views ^ | Wednesday, January 30, 2002 | Michelle Malkin Conservative Columnists: Michelle MalkinQUICK LINKS: HOME | NEWS | OPINION | RIGHTPAGES | CHAT | WHAT'S NEWtownhall.comMichelle Malkin (back to story)January 30, 2002Invasion of the anarchists As if New Yorkers don't already have enough to deal with, they must now brace for the arrival of pie-throwing, critter-liberating, bomb-building, arson-setting, spell-casting, utensil-stealing cop-haters wearing giant puppet heads. This disruptive freak show will debut on Jan. 31 as part of something called the "Anti-Capitalist Convergence." New York City police officials expect thousands of these protesters to descend on a global economic forum being held at the Waldorf-Astoria hotel in midtown ...

    08/17/2004 9:58:41 AM PDT · by areafiftyone · 40 replies · 1,826+ views
    Defensetech ^ | 8/16/04
    Protesters have been targeting government and corporate websites for years. But when online activists strike at Republican domains during the G.O.P.'s convention later this month, the digital demonstrations might turn out to be more than symbolic, for once. In the past, activists have been able to shut down the website of, say, the World Economic Forum for a few hours. But the impact of such a takedown was nebulous at best: It's hard to argue the organization really suffered from a few-hour lag in posting its press releases online. In this year's presidential race, however, campaign websites have moved beyond...
  • Free Republic "Bump List" Register

    09/30/2001 4:46:44 AM PDT · by John Robinson · 191 replies · 12,118+ views
    I have created a public register of "bump lists" here on Free Republic. I define a bump list as a name listed in the "To" field used to index articles. Free Republic Bump List Register
  • Being Ted Rall

    05/05/2004 12:58:16 PM PDT · by freepatriot32 · 28 replies · 1,424+ views
    cox and forkum ^ | may 5th 2004 | cox and forkum
    Editorial cartoonist Ted Rall recently made the news for penning yet another crass cartoon, this one denigrating Pat Tillman, the football star turned soldier recently killed in Afghanistan. Rall painted Tillman as a racist, bloodthirsty idiot who was just another cog in the "El Busho" war machine. decided to pull the cartoon because it "did not meet standards of fairness and taste." Blogger Andrew Sullivan called for a protest campaign against Rall and yesterday offered this enlightening Rall quote: "The word 'hero' has been bandied about a lot to refer to anyone killed in Afghanistan or Iraq....
  • vs. TastyManatees- Weblogs Awards Anti-War is in the lead over TastyManatees! Vote!

    12/07/2003 11:47:53 AM PST · by TastyManatees · 17 replies · 732+ views
    Tasty Manatees ^ | 12/7/03 | Ryan
    Vote for Tasty Manatees, Don't Let win! Please take ten seconds to click on this link to the 2003 Weblog Awards and vote for Tasty Manatees. Apparently, Tasty Manatees is listed in the "Crawly Amphibians" category for some reason. I would really feel discouraged if more people voted for over Tasty Manatees! [2nd Update- has more votes for best blog than Tasty Manatees. Currently, about 1 in 15 of you are actually hitting the link and voting. Understandable, but please take ten seconds to make a statement that you do not agree with the rants of the...
  • Havana: U.S. Dissident Noam Chomsky Says Bush Needs Fear for Reelection - Praises Castro

    10/30/2003 12:33:45 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 24 replies · 1,344+ views
    Reuters/yahoo.comnews ^ | October 30, 2003 | Anthony Boadle
    Cuban President Fidel Castro, right, talks with an American intellectual and linguist Noam Chomsky, left, before the start of the Latin American Council of Social Sciences conference in Havana, Cuba, Tuesday October 28, 2003. At center, between Castro and Chomsky Cuban writer Carlos Marti looks on. (AP Photo/Cristobal Herrera) HAVANA (Reuters) - U.S. linguist and political dissident Noam Chomsky said on Wednesday that President Bush will have to "manufacture" another threat to American security to win reelection in 2004 after U.S failure in occupying Iraq. Chomsky, attending a Latin American social sciences conference in Cuba, said that since the Sept....
  • When Protesters Attack

    10/16/2003 10:07:04 PM PDT · by JURB · 36 replies · 736+ views ^ | 16 October 2003 | Evan Coyne Maloney
    For weeks, the Palestinian solidarity conference planned for Rutgers University caused controversy. The conference, the goal of which was to force the university to sell holdings in companies that do business in Israel, was originally to be held on the Rutgers campus itself. But after someone spray-painted swastikas on the buildings of some Jewish organizations on the state-run campus, the conference became a political hot-potato that eventually involved the governor of New Jersey. Some in the campus community feared that the conference would be a hate-fest that would only inspire more anti-Semitic acts. In a series of developments that aren't...
  • D.C. undercover operations blown?

    10/14/2003 11:07:08 PM PDT · by JohnHuang2 · 73 replies · 1,080+ views ^ | Wednesday, October, 15, 2003
    A long-term undercover intelligence operation hangs in the balance as the District of Columbia appeals a circuit court judge's ruling ordering the Metro Police Department to reveal the identities of all undercover officers who have infiltrated and become active in a controversial anti-Bush group. As part of an ongoing intelligence operation, D.C. undercover officers had posed as activists and infiltrated the International Action Center, or IAC, and its affiliates. The officers attended the center's meetings, including those held in members' homes. Some of the officers have been on long-term assignment and continue to operate undercover and provide law-enforcement agencies with...

    10/01/2003 5:36:16 PM PDT · by Senator Pardek · 598 replies · 1,021+ views
    Drudge ^ | 10/01/03 | Drudge
    I haven't started a thread in about two years.

    10/01/2003 1:12:56 AM PDT · by kattracks · 88 replies · 1,603+ views
    New York Post ^ | 10/01/03 | MURRAY WEISS
    <p>The American Muslim leader charged with smuggling $340,000 out of Libya was suspected of funneling cash from Osama bin Laden to blind Sheik Omar Abdel-Rahman in the failed 1993 attempt to blow up New York City landmarks, The Post has learned.</p>
  • Was it really a secret that Joe Wilson's wife worked for the CIA? (AWESOME Dirt On Joe Wilson!)

    09/29/2003 11:52:21 AM PDT · by Pubbie · 54 replies · 1,253+ views
    National Review ^ | September 29, 2003 | Clifford D. May
    It's the top story in the Washington Post this morning as well as in many other media outlets. Who leaked the fact that the wife of Joseph C. Wilson IV worked for the CIA? What also might be worth asking: "Who didn't know?" I believe I was the first to publicly question the credibility of Mr. Wilson, a retired diplomat sent to Niger to look into reports that Saddam Hussein had attempted to purchase yellowcake uranium for his nuclear-weapons program. On July 6, Mr. Wilson wrote an op-ed for the New York Times in which he said: "I have little...
  • ACLU Sues to Force Secret Service to Permit Anti-Bush Protestors to Get Closer to the President

    09/24/2003 7:39:57 AM PDT · by FreeTheHostages · 185 replies · 985+ views
    CNN ^ | CNN
    <p>WASHINGTON (AP) -- The American Civil Liberties Union asked the federal courts Tuesday to prevent the U.S. Secret Service from keeping anti-Bush protesters far away from presidential appearances while allowing supporters to display their messages up close.</p> <p>The civil liberties group filed the lawsuit in federal court in Pennsylvania on behalf of four advocacy organizations that claimed that the Secret Service forced them into protest zones or other areas where they could not be seen by President Bush or Vice President Dick Cheney or be noticed by the media covering their visits.</p>
  • 10 hostages killed in Colombia by Marxist FARC

    09/15/2003 10:06:25 AM PDT · by Tailgunner Joe · 29 replies · 781+ views
    ITV ^ | 6 May 2003
    Marxist rebels in Colombia have killed ten hostages, after the army bungled a helicopter mission to rescue them. The captives, including Governor Guillermo Gaviria and former Defence Minister Gilberto Echeverri, were killed as Government soldiers approached the rebel camp where they were being held. President Alvaro Uribe confirmed that one hostage escaped unharmed and two others survived but were wounded. No rebels were captured or killed in the failed rescue operation. Gaviria and Echeverri were kidnapped on April 21, 2002, as they led hundreds of peace marchers from Medellin to the village of Caicedo to meet with the rebel commanders....
  • Human Rights Activists or Aids to Terrorists?

    09/13/2003 10:03:00 PM PDT · by Nachum · 21 replies · 586+ views
    Yuri Gottesman spent his summer volunteering in Israel this year, but instead of picking oranges on a kibbutz, he slept in a terrorist’s house that was scheduled for demolition and cleared roadblocks that the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) had set up to hinder the passage of terrorists. "I decided that I really needed to be in Palestine in solidarity with the Palestinians," said the 24-year-old Jewish San Franciscan of his reasons for going to Israel. Gottesman is a member of the International Solidarity Movement (ISM), a motley group of activists from around the world that converge in the West Bank...