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  • White House: We Aren't Going to Comment on Murder of Kate Steinle By 7-Time Felon Illegal Alien

    07/06/2015 12:39:20 PM PDT · by Servant of the Cross · 64 replies ^ | 7/6/2015 | Katie Pavlich
    Speaking to reporters from the White House Monday, Press Secretary Josh Earnest refused to issued comment on the murder of Kate Steinle, who was killed by a seven-time felon illegal alien last week in the sanctuary city of San Francisco. Her killer was deported five times before taking her life and admitted he went to San Francisco because he knew he'd be able to escape federal authorities thanks to sanctuary policies. "I can't speak to this specific case," Earnest said. "I'd refer you to DHS." After refusing to issue comment on "this specific case," Earnest launched into an attack on...
  • Ferguson: A Murderous Mob Incited by Holder and Obama

    03/12/2015 5:57:34 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 38 replies ^ | 03/12/2015 | Joel B. Pollak
    Two police officers in Ferguson, MO were shot at a protest early Thursday against alleged racism in the department and the city itself. It was not enough that the chief of police had just resigned. It was not enough that a local judge had quit. It was not enough that the Department of Justice had exonerated former officer Darren Wilson. No–the mob, told by President Barack Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder that Ferguson was still guilty of racism, wanted “justice.”
  • Democratic lawmakers visit Cuba amid changes in US relations

    01/17/2015 5:55:23 PM PST · by mdittmar · 29 replies
    yahoo ^ | 1/17/2015 | ap
  • Athlete-activists can’t be scared silent after the murder of two NYPD officers

    12/22/2014 6:09:47 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 21 replies
    Over the last month, we have seen a veritable “Sports World Spring” as athletes have spoken out on politics in a manner unseen since the 1960s. They have been inspired by the #BlackLivesMatter demonstrations directed against the killing of unarmed Black men and women by police as well as the inability of the criminal justice system to deliver justice. The most remarkable part of these protests was not just their breadth nor the stature of the athletes involved, but that commissioners and coaches seemed to be allowing it and in some cases, even nodding in approval. Clearly suspending LeBron James...
  • Admission: Special Forces were only hours from Benghazi

    06/14/2013 6:08:57 PM PDT · by Perdogg · 49 replies
    WND ^ | 6.14.13 845pm | Aaron Klein
    JERUSALEM – In a bombshell admission that has until now gone unreported, Martin Dempsey, chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff, conceded that highly trained Special Forces were stationed just a few hours away from Benghazi on the night of the attacks but were not told to deploy to Libya. In comments that may warrant further investigation, Dempsey stated at a Senate hearing Wednesday that on the night of the Sept. 11, 2012, attack, command of the Special Forces – known as C-110, or the EUCOM CIF – was transferred from the military’s European command to AFRICOM, or the United States...
  • California Assembly passes bill...exempting abortion clinics from surgical building...

    05/30/2013 6:33:03 PM PDT · by Morgana · 7 replies
    Live action ^ | Susan Michelle Tyrell
    FULL TITLE: California Assembly passes bill specifically exempting abortion clinics from surgical building code standards The state of California, who often leads the nation in laws and legislation, has taken a step backwards, as the California State Assembly passed an act to amend the current health and safety code in state medical facilities in a manner that would allow Planned Parenthood and other abortion clinics to have fewer requirements, allowing them to perform their life-taking surgeries in non-surgical facilities. Assembly Bill 980 passed Friday and now moves to the Senate for debate. Assembly Bill 980 amends current California building codes...
  • Dems look to crack down on anti-abortion 'crisis pregnancy centers'

    05/20/2013 3:38:53 PM PDT · by Pinkbell · 9 replies
    The Hill ^ | May 20, 2013 | Pete Kasperowicz
    Democrats in the House and Senate are looking to stop what they say are deceptive advertising practices by anti-abortion health clinics that imply they offer abortion services, but instead encourage birth and promote adoption. The legislation is aimed at crisis pregnancy centers (CPCs), which are clinics often set up by a church or other anti-abortion groups. Democrats in Congress and other pro-abortion groups say these clinics are known to indicate they can perform abortions in order to attract pregnant women patients, and then try to convince them to carry their babies to term. Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.), the House sponsor...
  • Stanek weekend question: What are frustrating ways pro-choicers shut down dialogue?

    05/18/2013 12:20:02 PM PDT · by Morgana · 6 replies
    Jill Stanek ^ | Jill Stanek
    This weekend’s question comes from good friend Josh Brahm, Director of Education and Public Relations, Right to Life of Central California: What are the most frustrating or annoying things that pro-choice people do that shuts down good dialogue? Stories are welcome.
  • As Anti-Abortion Activists Make Headway, Shock Abounds (Feminist Screed)

    04/11/2013 3:07:23 PM PDT · by Pinkbell · 10 replies
    Patheos ^ | April 6, 2013 | Libby Anne
    I’ve heard from so many people, especially women, who are utterly shocked at the progress anti-abortion forces have made in the last year and a half. Left and right bills are being passed that limit women’s ability to obtain abortions. The latest one in Georgia outlaws abortion after 20 weeks, with exception only given for pregnancies that are “medically futile” or threaten the mother’s life. There are initiatives to bestow personhood on zygotes and fetuses taking place all over the country. The Virginia ultrasound bill passed and Utah recently mandated a three day waiting period. When Thomas Frank wrote What’s...
  • Abortion Doc Gosnell Never Tried to Revive Woman Killed in Abortion

    03/29/2013 4:25:59 PM PDT · by Morgana · 6 replies
    lifenews ^ | Steven Ertelt
    During the testimony in the murder trial of abortion practitioner Kermit Gosnell, numerous revelations have surfaced about the horrors that took place at his dilapidated late-term abortion clinic. Gosnell has been charged with eight counts of murder and several of his staff at the abortion center, including his wife and sister-in-law, have been charged as well in the case with assisting in botched abortions, practicing medicine without a license or covering up the actions of those who did. The counts include grisly infanticide s that involved Gosnell snipping the spines with scissors of babies who had purposefully been prematurely born...
  • Clinic escort: woman who had 10 abortions is “empowered”

    03/24/2013 3:17:21 PM PDT · by Morgana · 42 replies
    LiveAction ^ | Sarah Terzo
    An abortion clinic escort, whose blog can be found here, wrote the following in a post on March 18: There are times a client and/or companion is so empowered they instantly gain my admiration. What is she so impressed by? She goes on to explain: The companion [of the woman who was having an abortion] got out of the car first. E [the pro-lifer] was hovering right behind me ready to start shaming. I was able to explain the vests and offer to escort them before he began his spiel. E handed the companion some literature. When I explained he...
  • San Francisco's New Muzzle Zone

    03/19/2013 10:50:25 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 13 replies ^ | March 19, 2013 | Debra J. Saunders
    San Francisco Supervisor David Campos is about to introduce a law to end the city's 8-foot "bubble zone" around reproductive health clinics in favor of a new 25-foot "buffer zone." It's hard to imagine City Hall entertaining a law to curb the free speech expression of union representatives, Critical Mass bicyclists or anti-war activists, but anti-abortion protest is not welcome in this town. "We respect the right of people to have freedom of expression," Campos told the San Francisco Chronicle. "What is happening is more than that; it's intimidation." One man's free speech is another man's intimidation. When I went...
  • Grandma Attacked Filming Fourth Botched Abortion at Planned Parenthood

    03/14/2013 11:54:34 AM PDT · by Morgana · 4 replies
    LN ^ | Cheryl Sullenger
    A 63-year old Catholic grandmother of 12 was violently attacked yesterday outside the Planned Parenthood abortion clinic in Wilmington, Delaware, as she filmed the fourth abortion injury there in less than five weeks. Earlier in the day Rae Stabosz had been praying outside the Planned Parenthood clinic when a woman and her mother came to the clinic. Rae learned that the woman was suffering complications to an abortion she received on March 8. Rae persuaded them to go to St. Francis hospital where it was discovered that aborted baby body parts, including a leg and foot, had been left behind...
  • Abortion backers in Washington State push for forced abortion coverage

    03/13/2013 8:35:48 PM PDT · by Morgana · 3 replies
    LIVEACTION ^ | Lauren Enriquez
    Washington State, which already boasts widespread access to abortion, recently proposed legislation to ensure that this access is not mitigated when federal insurance changes take place next year. The bill, EHB1044, the “Reproductive Parity Act,” would amend existing legislation to ensure that insurance carriers do not limit or remove abortion coverage in the face of possible hurdles accompanying new federal legislation that takes effect in 2014. cutepregnantThe bill even received criticism from pro-abortion legislators who believed that it may be counter-productive to protecting abortion laws since it could jeopardize the implementation of federal laws. However, the measure contains language that...
  • Pro-abortion group to display massive photos of female genitalia on Cincinnati campus

    03/05/2013 12:43:43 PM PST · by Morgana · 36 replies
    LSN ^ | STAFF
    Giant-sized photos of female genitalia are coming to the University of Cincinnati this week. On Wednesday (March 6th), the University of Cincinnati Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Alliance and the UC Feminists will host a panel lead by Planned Parenthood. On Thursday they will host an “art” display called Re-envisioning the Female Body (WARNING: graphic) featuring 12 billboard-sized images of female genitalia on campus. The group says the obscene display comes in response to a recent appearance of the pro-life Genocide Awareness Project (GAP) on campus. GAP uses graphic photos of aborted babies to compare abortion and other past...
  • Philly Passes Resolution Calling for Reproductive Healthcare Funding ("atmosphere was celebratory")

    02/15/2013 4:28:27 PM PST · by Kid Shelleen · 11 replies
    Philadelphia Weekly ^ | 02/15/2013 | Tara Murtha
    Last night, Philadelphia became the third U.S. city to pass a resolution calling for federal and state funding of reproductive healthcare services, including abortion. From the resolution: “Resolution calling upon President Obama, the US Congress, Governor Corbett, and the Pennsylvania General Assembly to maintain existing public funding for comprehensive reproductive health care and reinstate insurance coverage for abortion care for every woman who needs it, --snip-- “They were told they’d need $350–450 for an abortion,” said Dr. Schewel. “As you can imagine, that’s a fortune to them.” Dr. Marla Gold, another member of the Board of Health, emphasized that the...
  • Christian University in California Names Center after Notorious Abortionist

    01/31/2013 11:45:08 AM PST · by ReligiousLibertyTV · 6 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 1/16/2013 | LifeSiteNews
    Riverside, California, January 16, 2013 ( – The Seventh-day Adventist website ADvindicate has recently drawn attention to the fact that La Sierra University has named a new economics centre after abortionist and gambling magnate Edward C. Allred, who in 1980 claimed to have personally aborted a quarter of a million babies in twelve years. In 2010, La Sierra, a Seventh-day Adventist University in Riverside, California, established the Edward C. Allred Center to promote free market economics among high school students. The centre’s abortionist namesake founded the Family Planning Associates Medical Group in 1969, a chain of abortion clinics that reportedly...
  • Planned Parenthood’s New Annual Report: We Did 333,964 Abortions; 1 Every 94 Seconds

    01/07/2013 6:02:33 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 36 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | January 7, 2013 | Penny Starr
    Planned Parenthood Federation of America’s latest annual report for 2011-2012 says that its affiliated clinics performed 333,964 abortions in fiscal 2011. That works out to an average of one abortion every 94 seconds. … The 2011-2012 report states that Planned Parenthood received $542.4 million in “government health services grants and reimbursements,” which it states includes “payments from Medicaid managed care plans.” …
  • Canadian Medical Association: babies not human until after birth

    08/16/2012 1:46:29 PM PDT · by NYer · 41 replies
    Life Site News ^ | August 16, 2012 | PETER BAKLINSKI
    OTTAWA, 16 August, 2012 ( – The largest association of doctors in Canada, in an attempt to stonewall a looming abortion debate from being unleashed, voted yesterday to support the wording of the country’s Criminal Code which states that a baby becomes a “human being” only after being born. Pro-life doctors and leaders have condemned the move as ‘shameful’, ‘unethical’, and ‘defying parody’. Delegates to the Canadian Medical Association’s annual general council voted on the motion so as to prevent what they called a “backdoor” attempt to reopen the abortion debate. They voted to pass, says a CMA report on...
  • Abortion Clinics Offering Sunday Discounts, Countering Church Protests

    06/27/2012 7:27:14 PM PDT · by Pinkbell · 22 replies
    Christian Post ^ | June 22, 2012 | Stoyan Zaimov
    Abortion clinics across the nation have increasingly been offering discounts for their services on Sundays, partly to counter afternoon church protests by believers opposed to such clinics and the practice of abortion. Examples of such offers include the Orlando Women's Center abortion clinic in Florida, which advertises discounted abortions with the offer: "LIMITED TIME SPECIAL! PRINT THIS PAGE AND BRING IT IN FOR $50 SAVINGS. ONLY ON SUNDAYS!" The website Fund Abortion Now provides financial support to women seeking to have abortions and collects funds to aid them with their decision across all 50 states. "The 100+ local abortion funds...
  • Documentary on Fast and Furious Scandal in Production Phase

    05/16/2012 5:25:11 AM PDT · by marktwain · 6 replies ^ | 15 May, 2012 | M Catharine Evans
    <p>An Emmy award-winning filmmaker has decided he cannot stay silent in the face of a massive cover-up by the media complex and the Obama administration.</p> <p>The magnitude of the government's involvement in Operation Fast and Furious has roused documentarian Michael J. McNulty to stand up and call out the bad guys. Attorney General Eric Holder will figure prominently in McNulty's feature length documentary, "Blood On Their Hands."</p>
  • Planned Parenthood pushes California bill to let non-physicians conduct abortions

    04/22/2012 11:08:29 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 39 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 4/19/12 | Ben Johnson
    SAN FRANCISCO, April 19, 2012 ( –  Although a legal loophole has long allowed the process, a California legislator has proposed a bill to formally allow non-physicians – including midwives – to perform abortions. Now a state pro-life group wants to know who has been anonymously paying for and conducting an existing training program. State Senator Christine Kehoe, D-San Diego, introduced a bill allowing non-physicians, such as midwives and nurse practitioners, to perform suction abortions after receiving training through a state project. “I think it endangers women’s health,” Dana Cody, president and executive director of Life Legal Defense Foundation (LLDF),...
  • Dancing Sufis for abortion

    04/20/2012 2:05:27 PM PDT · by Morgana · 6 replies
    Life News ^ | 4/20/2012 | Ben Johnson reported some time ago about Planned Parenthood’s latest, most bizarre effort to drum up support for its indefensible industry: holding a 40-day prayer campaign in favor of abortion. Kathleen Gilbert reported the 40 Days of Prayer material “lists 40 different prayers for those involved in the ‘sacred care’ of abortions to continue protecting, providing, and embracing the procedure - including mothers, escorts, abortionists, and everyone involved except the unborn children.” However, most of the national reporting has failed to convey the full breadth and diversity of the undertaking. The campaign is modeled on the more successful 40 Days of...
  • 40 days of pro-evil prayer

    04/17/2012 5:20:23 PM PDT · by InvisibleChurch · 4 replies
    world mag ^ | 4 12 12
    Wow. Sometimes Satan indulges in jaw-dropping capers. I’m looking at a brochure from Six Rivers Planned Parenthood in Eureka, Calif. On it is an announcement from Humboldt County Clergy for Choice: “We are religious leaders who value all human life.” The flyer, for “40 Days of Prayer,” lists prayers such as: “Day 34: Today we give thanks for abortion escorts who guide women safely through the hostile gauntlets of protesters.” And “Day 38: Today we pray for a cloud of gentleness to surround every abortion facility.” This is not a sick April Fools’ Day joke. The campaign continues through April...
  • Notre Dame continues listing pro-abort ‘internship opportunities’: prof calls pro-lifers ‘monsters’

    04/02/2012 4:26:10 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 14 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 4/2/12 | Kathleen Gilbert
    NOTRE DAME, Indiana, March 30, 2012 ( - The University of Notre Dame has stood by its decision to publish a list of “internship opportunities” on its website that includes pro-abortion and leftist organizations, while one professor at the school has lashed out at members of the conservative group petitioning against the listing, calling them “monsters.” TFP Student Action, the conservative watchdog group that is leading a 10,000-strong petition against the school’s inclusion of pro-abortion groups on an internship web page, reported Friday that not only had Notre Dame kept the listings, but that the school was found to have...
  • The War on Fertility: The left's birth-control fixation is about more than sexual freedom.

    03/06/2012 2:45:53 PM PST · by rhema · 21 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | 3/2/12 | JAMES TARANTO
    If there is one word that captures the Orwellian nature of contemporary feminism, it is "choice." It's not just the word's wide use as a euphemism for abortion. You can understand why people on that side of the abortion issue prefer to frame their position in abstract terms, as a defense of liberty, rather than concretely discussing the specific freedom they are defending. Some of them are no doubt sincere in saying that they favor "the right to choose" in general and have no brief for abortion in particular. But not all. People who claim to favor "reproductive choice" are...
  • Democratic Lawmaker: Nurses and Midwives to perform Abortions?

    02/29/2012 2:42:10 PM PST · by cakid1 · 21 replies · 2+ views
    cbs47 ^ | 2-29-12
    Democratic Lawmaker: Nurses and Midwives to perform Abortions? A Democratic state senator wants to allow Nurses and midwives to perform early abortions. Senator Christine Kehoe says 'non-doctors' should be allowed to perform some abortions in the first trimester. Right now only doctors and surgeons are allowed to carry out the procedure.
  • (pro-abortion) NARAL Launches $250,000 Radio Ad Applauding Obama Mandate

    02/19/2012 11:39:14 AM PST · by Libloather · 6 replies
    Life News ^ | 2/13/12 | Steven Ertelt
    NARAL Launches $250,000 Radio Ad Applauding Obama Mandateby Steven Ertelt | Washington, DC | | 2/13/12 11:59 AM One of the biggest pro-abortion groups in the nation is delighted pro-abortion President Barack Obama put a revised mandate in place that forces insurance companies to provide women with free birth control and drugs that may cause abortions. NARAL is so happy that it has purchased $250,000 worth of radio advertising supporting the new mandate. The ads are slated to air in Denver, Colorado; Orlando, Florida; Madison, Wisconsin and the northern Virginia suburbs of Washington, D.C. All of the locations are...
  • NARAL reveals national strategy to shutter pro-life pregnancy centers

    05/17/2011 3:58:32 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 10 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 5/17/11 | Kathleen Gilbert
    NEW YORK, May 17, 2011 ( - A video recently published by NARAL Pro-Choice New York has revealed a national strategy to network with lawmakers to target pregnancy resource centers (PRC) in urban areas. The strategy would employ a gag rule intended to hamstring the centers’ ministry to abortion-vulnerable women. The video, available on YouTube as of May 10, features council members from New York City and Austin, Texas, slamming pro-life pregnancy resource centers collectively as “an institution with an agenda” that engage in “emotionally bullying” and even “brainwashing” of vulnerable women.“What they tell us is this is a...
  • Kohls and Mrs. Fields Stop Donating to Planned Parenthood Abortion Biz

    01/03/2011 9:09:36 AM PST · by julieee · 18 replies ^ | january 3, 2011 | Steven Ertelt
    Kohls and Mrs. Fields Stop Donating to Planned Parenthood Abortion Biz Washington, DC -- Strike two more corporations off of the list of companies that make financial donations to the Planned Parenthood abortion business.
  • Planned Parenthood announces pro-abortion lobby day in Richmond, VA (BARF ALERT)

    12/30/2010 8:31:11 AM PST · by Gopher Broke · 8 replies · 2+ views
    REGISTER NOW for Pro-Choice Lobby Day 2011 Every year, legislators from around Virginia convene in Richmond to debate potential laws that impact us all, from budget cuts to attempts to restrict access to basic reproductive health care. And while we know PREVENTION is a moderate, common-sense approach to issues like unintended pregnancy and sexuality education, anti-choice members continue to introduce outrageous legislation that would give a fetus full constitutional rights (thus outlawing some forms of FDA-approved birth control) or impose medically inaccurate abstinence-only education on school children. That's why we need YOU to join for Pro-Choice Lobby Day 2011! REGISTER...
  • Poll: Americans Don't Want Obama to Appoint Abortion Activist to Supreme Court

    05/21/2009 2:13:00 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 16 replies · 884+ views
    Life News ^ | 5/21/09 | Steven Ertlet
    Washington, DC ( -- A new national poll conducted by the Polling Company finds that American don't want President Barack Obama to appoint a pro-abortion activists to the Supreme Court. Obama is considering one of several potential replacements for retiring pro-abortion Justice David Souter.The data reveal that Democrats, Republicans, and Independents agree by overwhelming majorities that they want Supreme Court Justices who disavow pro-abortion activism.In a survey conducted May 17-18 among 800 adults nationwide, the Polling Company asked Americans about positions a potential high court nominee could take.Some 82 percent of Americans don't want a justice who would support...
  • Is the U.S. Casualty Rate Higher Because of the AP?

    12/08/2005 5:21:20 AM PST · by digger48 · 30 replies · 706+ views ^ | Dec 8, 2005 | Todd Manzi
    The Associated Press has caused some U.S. soldiers to lose their lives. The terrorists know they cannot defeat us militarily. They understand the only way they can win is if our military withdraws because the American people stop supporting the war. Terrorists are trying to get their message across to us, but instead of issuing press releases, they are killing our troops. We know how important the will of the American people is regarding the war. Doesn’t the will of the terrorists matter also? If their cause looks lost, they will attack less. If they think they have a chance...
  • American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Cmte.Gala [2 Dem keynoters!]

    05/29/2005 1:02:38 PM PDT · by NativeNewYorker · 3 replies · 279+ views
    cspan ^ | 5/28/5
    Home Ceremony 25th Anniversary Gala Dinner American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Cmte. Washington, District of Columbia (United States) ID:186951 - 3 - 05/28/2005 - 0:35 - $29.95 McGovern, George, U.S. Senator (1963-1981), D-SDConyers, John Jr., U.S. Representative, D-MI Oakar, Mary Rose, President, American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Cmte. The American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee will hold its 25th Anniversary Gala Dinner.
  • Who are the Newsweek Advertisers?

    05/17/2005 11:19:31 AM PDT · by CarmichaelPatriot · 17 replies · 1,081+ views
    05/17/2005 | Me
    What large companies advertise in Newsweek? I think the most effective way to make our opinions of their slanted reporting widely known and to make the feel some pain for being so Anti-American would be to contact those advertisers that enable them by providing them with advertising revenue. A complaint campaign is in order, and those that don't drop their support need to feel the heat of a boycott. I firmly believe that voting with your wallet is one of the most effective ways of dealing with these people and companies.
  • Silence that kills

    05/17/2005 12:31:32 AM PDT · by skeptoid · 2 replies · 600+ views ^ | May 16, 2005 | Mike S. Adams
    This morning, I logged on to to check out Neal's daily reading assignments. The first thing that caught my eye was a story about Newspeak magazine-or, Newsweek, as they prefer to be called. It seems their story about the desecration of the Koran by US troops isn't exactly flushing out upon closer examination. In light of this apparently monumental lapse of professional judgment, many are asking a very serious question: Did Newsweek, in its zeal to attack the Bush administration and the Iraq War, run a false story that has sparked violence, murder, and anti-American sentiment around the world?...
  • U.S. Iraq oil claims target Chirac -French senator

    05/14/2005 8:54:07 AM PDT · by phoenix_004 · 31 replies · 829+ views
    Swissinfo ^ | May 13, 2005 | Reuters
    A senior French politician said on Friday he had been implicated in an oil-for-food scam in Iraq in an effort to discredit President Jacques Chirac, a fierce opponent of the US-led war in Iraq. A US Senate report on Thursday said Senator Charles Pasqua - once a close Chirac associate and former interior minister in a conservative government - had received an allocation of 11 million barrels of oil with the personal approval of ousted Iraqi President Saddam Hussein. The oil-for-food programme was dogged by allegations of massive fraud and charges Saddam used it to buy influence in the West....
  • Mandela: Arafat was 'outstanding freedom fighter'

    11/11/2004 3:02:07 PM PST · by rang1995 · 60 replies · 893+ views
    haaretz ^ | 11/12/04 | haaretz
    Mandela: Arafat was 'outstanding freedom fighter' By Haaretz Service and Agencies World leaders marked the death Thursday of Palestinian Authority Chairman Yasser Arafat with a mixture of praise for his dedication to the Palestinian cause and regret for his failure to realize the dream of statehood for his people.
  • Vin Suprynowicz: Libertarians aim to 'cost Bush the election'

    06/20/2004 6:55:30 AM PDT · by Undertow · 122 replies · 491+ views
    Las Vegas Review Journal ^ | June 20, 2004 | Vin Suprynowicz
    Vin Suprynowicz: Libertarians aim to 'cost Bush the election' On June 14, the Seattle Times editorialized that the entrance requirements for the tedious, moribund, rigorously stage-managed turn-offs that today pass for our presidential "debates" should be loosened -- but not too much. The paper's intent was to get Ralph Nader included. The solution? "It's time to reconsider the current format and the lock on presidential debates by the two major parties," the Times recommends. Right on. But wait. There still has to be "some cutoff point in voter popularity," the Seattlites immediately added. "Otherwise, George Bush and John Kerry would...
  • Media ethics, consistency questionable in release of photos

    05/11/2004 9:50:29 PM PDT · by fight_truth_decay · 6 replies · 309+ views ^ | May 12, 2004 | Jonah Goldberg
    <p>It's time to put up or shut up. Last week I wrote a column saying that CBS should have thought twice before showing the photos from Abu Ghraib prison. The response from readers and even some journalists was like I'd proposed banning the printing press. Numerous e-mailers said I'm no different than a Holocaust-denier who'd ban photos from Auschwitz.</p>
  • Nightline to talk about Abuses

    05/11/2004 12:42:35 PM PDT · by gilliam · 28 replies · 226+ views
    TONIGHT'S FOCUS: The abuses committed by American soldiers at Iraq's Abu Ghraib prison have prompted a storm of outrage. Especially disturbing are late breaking reports this afternoon that an American may have been murdered in retaliation for those abuses. Today, a tense Senate hearing considered the Army's own internal report of these abuses. And despite the enormity of the criticism, both at home and around the world, some are starting to say there has already been too much hand wringing. link to send your message directly to the "Nightline" staff: