Free Republic 4th Quarter Fundraising Target: $85,000 Receipts & Pledges to-date: $28,393
33%  
Woo hoo!! And the first 33% is in!! Thank you all very much!!

Keyword: communistsubversion

Brevity: Headers | « Text »
  • Protesters vs. Berkeley Cops

    03/15/2008 2:24:29 PM PDT · by USMC Brat · 29 replies · 872+ views
    East Bay Express ^ | March 14, 2008 | Anneli Rufus
    Antiwar protesters lambasted the Berkeley Police Department — accusing officers of knocking them down and stomping them, among other things — at last night's Berkeley Police Review Commission meeting to review a petition regarding police crowd control tactics allegedly used last month on said protesters outside the downtown U.S. Marine Corps recruitment office. Representatives from World Can't Wait, Code Pink, and Berkeley Copwatch talked and showed video clips of demonstrations. The BPD went unrepresented. Commissioner Victoria Urbi announced that she had sent the police chief an invitation on Monday, but that given the short notice he had declared himself unable...
  • NO MORE MR. NICE PREZ .....(a war Mr. President - not just with terrorists, but Democrats too)

    03/22/2007 4:13:24 AM PDT · by IrishMike · 105 replies · 2,695+ views
    NY Post ^ | March 22, 2007 | Editorial
    President Bush tried to meet Congress halfway on that trumped-up federal prosecutor nonsense - and got his hand slapped away. No surprise. So why did he even bother? On Tuesday, the president decided to let Congress look at executive-branch internal documents regarding personnel practice - an almost unheard of gesture. All he asked was that lawmakers not issue subpoenas and create a media spectacle over the matter. But less than 24 hours later, a House panel nonetheless authorized subpoenas for White House Deputy Chief of Staff Karl Rove, ex-Counsel Harriet Miers and other key Bush aides. So much for the...
  • Time to Investigate the Times

    12/18/2005 2:45:44 PM PST · by smoothsailing · 49 replies · 1,503+ views
    The American Thinker ^ | 12-18-05 | Richard N. Weltz
    Time to Investigate the TimesBy Richard N. WeltzDecember 18,2005 Clandestine secret spying against our enemies by agencies of the Executive Branch is hardly new. One of the most famous examples, of course, is the U-2 spy plane program authorized by President Eisenhower in the 50s. As Eisenhower explained at the time, "no one wants another Pearl Harbor." He felt it his duty to protect the nation regardless of legal technicalities. The U-2 spying overflights of the USSR were revealed only when one of the pilots, Gary Powers, was shot down by the Soviets; otherwise, the missions would have continued in...
  • Why What is Happening - Explains the SCOTUS, CHURCH, etc (no religious explanations here either)

    08/06/2003 6:51:15 PM PDT · by steplock · 23 replies · 1,480+ views
    Focus on Freedom ^ | circa 1920-30 | Antonio Gramsci
    Why What is HappeningDate: Sunday, May 04 @ 18:36:38 Topic War on Terror Antonio Gramsci, 1891-1937 In 1919 an Italian socialist named Antonio Gramsci began to publish a newspaper in Milan called, L'Ordine Nuovo, or "The New Order." Loosely rendered, he concluded that the average person would never voluntarily reject the faith and culture of the West. He concluded that the best way to implement a collectivist government was to use an intellectual elite to destroy traditional values by attacking fundamental Jewish and Christian beliefs. Antonio Gramsci, 1891-1937 ...A. The New Order (L'Ordine Nuovo) ......1. Italian Communist newspaper, founded...
  • The Gramsci Factor

    09/27/2002 4:07:10 PM PDT · by Tailgunner Joe · 63 replies · 2,463+ views
    www.chuckmorse.com ^ | September 21, 2002 | Chuck Morse
    Tactics introduced by Italian communist Antonio Gramsci in the 1930's have contributed greatly to the decline of the west. High taxes, government regulations, the toleration of illegal aliens and possible terrorists, the erosion of national defense, gun grabbing, political correctness, the dumbing down and drugging of children and the deliberate corruption of their morals, the anti human element pervading in the environmental movement, the norming of abortion, euthanasia, divorce, homosexuality, and other issues, are manifestations of the Gramsci factor. Gramci called for a gradual transfer of legislative power from elected bodies to appointed bureaucracies where un-natural and authoritarian international socialism...
  • Promoting worlwide defeat (The truth about today's DC protest)

    09/24/2005 7:18:04 PM PDT · by smoothsailing · 24 replies · 1,394+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | 09-22-05 | William Hawkins
    Promoting worldwide defeat By William Hawkins Published September 22, 2005 Before Hurricane Katrina took center stage, President George W. Bush was making speeches in support of the war in Iraq. While commemorating the U.S. victory in World War II at San Diego Aug. 30, he warned of the al Qaeda strategy in Iraq, "They want us to retreat so they can topple governments in the Middle East and turn that region into a safe haven for terrorism." He posed the question "Do we return to the pre-September 11 [2001] mind-set of isolation and retreat, or do we continue to take...
  • Communism and human nature (Bolshie Mod sez, Arise ye kittens of the earth!)

    04/05/2005 10:50:57 AM PDT · by Sammy sam · 153 replies · 8,234+ views
    Many argue that communism will never be possible because of "human nature". The essence of this false argument is the belief that a communist society would consist of an all-powerful central government that would tell everybody what to do--and would therefore undermine the creative initiative of individuals and the search for happiness. • This argument is based on two false assumptions: (1) It assumes that a communist society will look like the former Soviet Union, or the current China, North Korea, etc (ie: corrupt police states with a feudal-style ruling class) (2) It assumes that people will only work in...
  • UN Panel: No Single Nation Should Control Internet Addresses

    07/16/2005 6:52:29 AM PDT · by grundle · 40 replies · 2,139+ views
    Yahoo! ^ | Jul 14 2005 | Aoife White
    http://news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&u=/cmp/20050715/tc_cmp/165702500 UN Panel: No Single Nation Should Control Internet Addresses Aoife White Thu Jul 14, 9:38 PM ET BRUSSELS, Belgium (AP)--A U.N. panel created to recommend how the Internet should be run in the future has failed to reach consensus but did agree that no single country should dominate. The United States stated two weeks ago that it intended to maintain control over the computers that serve as the Internet's principal traffic cops. In a report released Thursday, the U.N. panel outlined four possible options for the future of Internet governance for world leaders to consider at a November "Information...
  • Red Alert... list of Left groups plan to surround the Whitehouse on Sept 24th

    07/14/2005 12:53:28 PM PDT · by Thunder90 · 127 replies · 8,101+ views
    Here is the list so far for sponcers to this hate America fest: ANSWER Code Pink UFPJ NION Al Awda World Workers Party Ruckas Revolutionary Communist party Moveon.org ACORN Campus Antiwar Network International Socialist Org Greens Party Muslim Student Association CPUSA
  • Moms tell recruiters: ‘Leave My Child Alone!’

    07/02/2005 6:08:14 AM PDT · by Alia · 253 replies · 4,596+ views
    People's Weekly World ^ | 06-30-05 | Tim Wheeler
    WASHINGTON — Megan Watson, leader of Mainstream Moms, is so angry at military recruiters for invading schools to sign up unwary youth for combat in Iraq that she and her group launched an online movement, “LeaveMyChildAlone.org.” “They offer these trinkets to lure our children to enlist,” Watson said in a phone interview from her home in Bolinas, Calif. “This is very aggressive, demographic targeting to have conversations with our kids that should not be happening.” All branches of the military are falling short of recruiting goals as parents say, in effect, “Hell no! My kids won’t go!” Watson blasted the...
  • A.N.S.W.E.R.'s response to Bush: Hit the Streets September 24! [Treason & Sedition]

    06/29/2005 5:23:41 AM PDT · by upchuck · 69 replies · 2,757+ views
    email | June 28, 2005 | ANSWER
    A.N.S .W.E.R.'s response to Bush:Hit the Streets September 24!Recognizing that the people of the United States have turned dramat ically against the war and occupation of Iraq, Bush went on national televi sion tonight to defend his imperial foreign policy. He repea tedly invoked September 11 as a pretext for the criminal and illegal war ag ainst Iraq. Bush took to the airwaves tonight because the antiwar m ovement is growing in strength. Our power poses a major poli tical obstacle to the continuation of the war and occupation. Now Bush has taken on the additional role of Recruiter-in-Chi ef, urging young people to sign up for military...
  • Mao More Than Ever (Boston communists say they want a revolution.)

    07/03/2005 12:41:16 PM PDT · by raccoonradio · 117 replies · 2,757+ views
    The Boston Phoenix ^ | 07/01/05 | Mike Millard
    Boston communists say they want a revolution. Now they just have to agree on how to bring it about. A pimple-faced teen with Coke-bottle glasses and a self-satisfied smirk stands near the doorway of Harvard Square’s tiny Revolution Books. He’s skinny and draped in a large black T-shirt adorned with a full-color portrait of Joseph Stalin, the iron-fisted despot responsible, directly or indirectly, for the deaths of millions. "Stalin is my friend," the kid says, at once cockily and geekily, as he stares at the floor. "Yeah, yeah, but we can do better than Stalin," says the guy behind the...
  • GLOBAL ANTIWAR MOVEMENT DECLARES SUPPORT FOR TERRORISTS AGAINST US, UK

    06/27/2005 5:22:48 PM PDT · by kristinn · 220 replies · 11,324+ views
    Monday, June 27, 2005 | Kristinn
    At the culmination of a gathering of global 'antiwar' groups in Istanbul to hold court on the liberation of Iraq led by the United States and the United Kingdom, the jurors who heard testimony against the liberators issued their findings which included a declaration of support for the terrorists in Iraq who are killing American, British and coalition soldiers and Iraqis.The World Tribunal on Iraq is endorsed by leading leftwing organizations from around the world including American-based groups like Not in Our Name Project, United for Peace and Justice, Code Pink and International ANSWER.The war on terror has reached a...
  • Group Targets .50-Cal. Rifle-(NY Rifle Ban... enjoy)

    05/28/2005 6:22:28 PM PDT · by Flavius · 44 replies · 1,826+ views
    Syracuse Post Standard ^ | May 27, 2005 | Marnie Eisenstadt
    A .50-caliber rifle can shoot down an airplane while it's taking off or landing, bust a hole in half-inch steel and set an oil refinery on fire, according to Andy Pelosi, executive director of New Yorkers Against Gun Violence. And an 18-year-old can buy one in New York state. "There's no place in civilian society for this gun. This gun is a weapon of war," Pelosi said. Advertisement Pelosi was in Syracuse Thursday as part of a statewide push to ban the .50-caliber rifle, which uses a bullet that's six inches long and can hit a target from more than...
  • Secret Agenda: Law of the Sea Treaty Will Provide Key “Elements” of “World Government”

    05/25/2005 4:18:06 PM PDT · by Tailgunner Joe · 37 replies · 2,511+ views
    America'sSurvival.org ^ | Cliff Kincaid
    Saying that the Joint Chiefs and combatant commanders “strongly support” ratification of the Law of the Sea Treaty (LOST), General Richard B. Myers, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, has stated that the measure “ensures the ability of the US Armed Forces to operate freely across the vast expanse of the world’s oceans under the authority of widely recognized and accepted international law.” [1] But would our military leaders support the treaty if they knew that the activists behind it were also instrumental in promoting the International Criminal Court (ICC), which could prosecute and imprison American troops and military...
  • PETA Takes on J.Lo Over Fur Fashions

    03/12/2005 4:23:50 PM PST · by freepatriot32 · 6 replies · 1,304+ views
    abcnews.go.com ^ | 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...
  • NATIONAL LAWYERS GUILD CALLS FOR A NATIONAL DAY OF OUTRAGE IN RESPONSE TO LYNNE STEWART VERDICT

    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...
  • 'Offend no one' notion should offend all who respect free speech

    01/10/2005 9:50:42 AM PST · by Ellesu · 28 replies · 1,043+ views
    fredericksburg.com ^ | 01.09.05 | John Whitehead
    The 'offend-no-one' crowd just doesn't understand the First Amendment: CHARLOTTESVILLE--There seems to be a new code of conduct in American society in which the golden rule is "offend no one." At least that appears to be the case in Riverside, Calif., after city officials gave in to a threat of a lawsuit by the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) and agreed to cover up a Theodore Roosevelt quote in the Riverside County Historic Courthouse. The quote in question, by an American who was the 26th president of our nation, states that "The true Christian is the true citizen." It is engraved in...
  • Toy Guns Pulled From Costume Shop Shelves

    12/28/2004 3:37:12 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 56 replies · 1,951+ views
    Million Mom March (united with the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence) ^ | 12/23/2004 | Million Mom March (from New York Times)
    Toy Guns Pulled From Costume Shop Shelves Thousands of toy guns that were for sale in costume and novelty shops in New York state have been removed as part of a settlement between the state attorney general's office and two national wholesalers, the New York Times reported Dec. 20.Attorney General Eliot Spitzer had accused the wholesalers of distributing 12,000 toy guns in 2001 in violation of a state law which previously had applied only to retailers. New York State bans the sale of toy guns in stores unless they have a permanent orange stripe running down both sides of...
  • Six SEALs sue AP, reporter

    12/28/2004 10:03:56 PM PST · by kattracks · 26 replies · 2,897+ views
    Washington Times ^ | 12/29/04 | Jennifer Harper
    Six Navy SEALs filed a lawsuit against the Associated Press and one of its reporters yesterday, saying the news organization revealed their identities, compromised their security and invaded their privacy by publishing personal photographs in a Dec. 4 story.     The complaint says AP reporter Seth Hettena used about 40 images from the personal photo-storage Web site of a Navy SEAL wife. [snip] The images were picked up by the Arab press, including Al Jazeera, and have made their way onto a billboard outside U.S. Naval Base Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, where detainees from the war on terror are being kept. The...
  • GIs can be forced to wear U.N. beret: judge upholds court martial of soldier who refused orders

    12/26/2004 1:11:46 AM PST · by JohnHuang2 · 75 replies · 2,129+ views
    WorldNetDaily.com ^ | Sunday, December 26, 2004
    The U.S. military can force its personnel to wear the blue beret of the United Nations and serve under the world body's command, a federal judge ruled. Judge Paul Friedman upheld the military's conviction of former Army specialist Michael New, who refused to don the U.N. cap and shoulder patch and to serve in a peacekeeping mission in Macedonia nearly 10 years ago, the New York Sun reported. New argued that the Constitution and the law governing U.S. participation in the world body prevent the president from sending American troops into possible combat under U.N. command without express authorization from...
  • PC on earth for Santa: Boy Claus booted out of N.H. school dance

    12/23/2004 10:29:09 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 18 replies · 970+ views
    Boston Herald ^ | December 24, 2004 | Kevin Rothstein
    A 12-year-old New Hampshire boy who wanted to jolly up his junior high dance by dressing in a Santa suit instead got a lesson in political correctness when his Scroogelike principal turned the student away, fearing he might offend his classmates.
  • Medical marijuana: The real stakes

    12/17/2004 9:12:14 AM PST · by inquest · 441 replies · 4,112+ views
    TownHall.com ^ | 12-10-04 | Jeff Jacoby
    Ashcroft v. Raich, the Supreme Court's medical marijuana case, isn't really about medical marijuana. It's about power -- the power of Congress to exert control, and the power of the Constitution to rein Congress in. The named plaintiff in this case is Angel McClary Raich, a California mother of two afflicted with an awful array of diseases, including tumors in her brain and uterus, asthma, severe weight loss, and endometriosis. To ease her symptoms, doctors put her on dozens of standard medications. When none of them helped, they prescribed marijuana. That did help -- so much so that Raich, who...
  • Armed NH Resident Torch UN Flag

    12/18/2004 4:19:16 PM PST · by bookish_lass · 96 replies · 4,380+ views
    New Hampshire Underground ^ | 12/18/04 | Kat Dillon
    For Immediate Release December 18, 2004 SUBJECT: NH residents torch UN flag Liberty lovers from across the Live Free or Die State converged on Keene, New Hampshire today to demonstrate their defiance of the United Nations. Twenty citizens from Keene and as far away as Rochester and Etna joined in opposing the UN by burning multiple UN flags. A promised counter-protest failed to materialize. Various reasons for disgust with the UN drew this group together. Some were there in opposition to UN attempts to ban private gun ownership as was proposed at the 2001 UN Small Arms and Light Weapons...
  • Anti-hunters create litigation division

    12/07/2004 8:33:03 PM PST · by Calpernia · 48 replies · 2,008+ views
    Humane Society of the United States to challenge hunting via courts U.S. Sportsmen's Alliance — Dec. 3, 2004 The nation's largest anti-hunting group has launched a new legal department to challenge sportsmen in the courts. An Animal Protection Litigation section was created in the wake of the recent merger of the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) and the Fund for Animals. Attorney Jonathan Lovvorn was selected to head the department. The organization intends to add four litigating attorneys by the end of the year. "The animal rights movement sees the courts as the easiest way to realize its...
  • Voter fraud in St. Joseph Countyindiana (the dead register to vote)

    10/28/2004 4:31:05 PM PDT · by freepatriot32 · 17 replies · 1,286+ views
    wndu.com ^ | 10 28 04 | wndu.com
    The U.S. attorney for the northern district of Indiana is being asked to investigate an alleged incident of voter fraud. The name of a man who died more than three years ago has shown up on paperwork requesting a mailed absentee ballot.The man's name is Stanley Grygiel. He was a staunch democrat, a UAW member and somewhat politically active. Up until now, it appeared that activity ended when he died in June of 2001.Mail from the Democratic Party still occasionally shows up at the home of the late Grygiel, according to a son who still lives there. The son expressed...
  • Kerry's sister a 'secret weapon' of feminists

    07/26/2004 11:09:47 PM PDT · by kattracks · 25 replies · 1,892+ views
    Washington Times ^ | 7/27/04 | Cheryl Wetzstein
    BOSTON -- Sen. John Kerry's sister assured a rally of feminist Democrats here yesterday that her brother will name several pro-choice justices to the Supreme Court if elected president.     "There are three things my brother is going to do when he's elected president," Peggy Kerry told a Boston event held yesterday at the Harvard Club by the National Organization for Women (NOW) and the Feminist Majority.     Mr. Kerry will restore $34 billion to the United Nation's population fund for family planning, she pledged, and the Democrat will make sure that "CEDAW," an international treaty to eliminate discrimination against women, is...
  • 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
  • House Members Will Discuss Request to United Nations to Monitor [American] Election [ALERT!]

    07/07/2004 7:55:44 AM PDT · by TastyManatees · 28 replies · 1,451+ views
    HOUSE MEMBERS WILL DISCUSS REQUEST TO UNITED NATIONS TO MONITOR ELECTION Rep. Johnson Spearheads Effort to Invite International Body Washington, D.C. - The request by several Members of Congress to the United Nations to send observers to monitor the upcoming Presidential election has sparked interest around the globe. At this juncture a dozen House Members have signed the letter to U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan. Thursday morning those Members who have signed the U.N. letter will hold a news conference on Capitol Hill to discuss the ramifications of their request. ”We are hoping that our action will alleviate the nation from...
  • Is Oklahoma A New Human Rights Hot Spot? (NWO CLUSTERBARF)

    05/25/2004 8:43:00 AM PDT · by inquest · 17 replies · 387+ views
    Findlaw.com's Writ ^ | 5-24-04 | Noah Leavitt
    Last week, Oklahoma judges considered a fundamental question - the status of international law in state courts in the U.S. And they made a paradigm-shifting decision. Not only did they properly treat a U.S. treaty as binding law, they also relied on a March decision of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague. (The ICJ, the U.N.'s highest tribunal, is also often referred to as the World Court.) The result was to halt an execution that would have taken place May 18--the execution of Mexican national Osbaldo Torres, whose right to assistance from the Mexican consulate was not...
  • 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. MSNBC.com decided to pull the cartoon because it "did not meet MSNBC.com 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....
  • 'Freedom' Is Just Another Word For 'Nothing Left To Eat'

    03/08/2004 7:37:47 AM PST · by freepatriot32 · 15 replies · 954+ views
    center for consumer freedom ^ | 3.4.04 | center for consumer freedom
    When the World Health Organization (WHO) released its proposed "global strategy on diet, physical activity and health" calling for "fat taxes," the Bush administration noticed something conspicuously missing from the report -- any notion of personal responsibility. Thankfully, the former Director of Communications for WHO's European Office, Franklin Apfel, provides insight into this obvious omission. He recently told a conference in Dublin (as reported in The Irish Times): [W]e are all influenced by 'hazard merchants' selling us a false view of things like tobacco, alcohol and high density foodstuffs -- we're given the impression that these things represent personal choice,...
  • Conrad Black is scheduled to meet soon with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

    12/16/2003 11:41:29 AM PST · by Liz · 30 replies · 395+ views
    TORONTO STAR ^ | Dec. 16, 2003 | ROB FERGUSOn, BUSINESS REPORTER
    Tweedy Browne suing Hollinger Top shareholder seeks legal fees Investigated payments to Black Hollinger International Inc. is facing a lawsuit from a New York investment firm that helped blow the whistle on millions in unauthorized payments made to Conrad Black, other executives and parent company Hollinger Inc. of Toronto. Tweedy Browne Co. filed suit yesterday seeking reimbursement of legal fees its Global Value Fund incurred investigating possible wrongdoing at the company that owns London's Daily Telegraph, the Chicago Sun-Times and Jerusalem Post. The lawsuit against Chicago-based Hollinger International was filed in Wilmington, Del., in the state's Chancery Court. "Lord Black...
  • Anti-War.com 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 Anti-War.com 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 Anti-war.com over Tasty Manatees! [2nd Update- Anti-war.com 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...
  • Political Fireworks Possible in 2004 [Liberal Fantasy: Terrorists Disrupt GOP Convention: BARF]

    11/30/2003 10:26:03 AM PST · by nwrep · 13 replies · 414+ views
    Los Angeles Times ^ | November 30, 2003 | Kevin Phillips
    WASHINGTON — The presidential election of 2000 was one of the low points of modern U.S. politics. But the upcoming 2004 nomination contests have the potential to be exciting. Either or both conventions could be electrifying affairs. Democrats may have the first multi-ballot convention since 1952, which could be a disaster or an unexpected opportunity. Republicans, who set their convention in New York City so President Bush could return to the scene of his apparent post-9/11 political triumph, might find Manhattan circa 2004 a much less friendly international stage. There may be more FBI agents and uniformed military people in...
  • GREAT NEWS: AFL-CIO Facing Major Financial Woes

    11/28/2003 1:12:54 PM PST · by nwrep · 31 replies · 282+ views
    AP ^ | November 28, 2003 | LEIGH STROPE
    WASHINGTON - The AFL-CIO is enduring a budget shortfall so severe that its own workers are taking two days of unpaid leave to avoid layoffs, even as the labor federation attempts to mobilize its largest-ever political campaign. Dubbed "solidarity days," the days off were agreed to this past summer in contract negotiations between managers and the union representing about 200 workers at the AFL-CIO, an umbrella organization of 64 international unions. Managers also have agreed to take the unpaid time. AFL-CIO spokeswoman Lane Windham said employees covered by the Newspaper Guild Local 32035 decided they would rather lose pay for...
  • Parent protests ruling that allows clothing with Confederate flag

    11/23/2003 8:52:24 AM PST · by freepatriot32 · 28 replies · 509+ views
    the sylva herald ^ | 11.20.03 | Lynn Hotaling
    A parent of a high school student asked local school officials last week (Nov. 14) to reconsider a Sept. 22 decision that paved the way for students to choose clothing that displays the Confederate flag. Stella Moore told members of the Jackson County Board of Education that her son had heard racial slurs at Smoky Mountain High School and described an incident where students ran across the football field (during a pep rally) carrying a Confederate flag and yelling "KKK." "Your decision was made without regard for the feelings of those who think that flag represents racism and slavery," Moore...
  • Philly Slavery Reparations Panelist Blasts Mayor Street [Commie Morons Alert]

    11/16/2003 2:12:33 PM PST · by nwrep · 15 replies · 372+ views
    Philly News ^ | November 15, 2003 | RON GOLDWYN
    Posted on Sat, Nov. 15, 2003 by RON GOLDWYN goldwyr@phillynews.com When the "World Tribunal on Reparations for African People in the U.S." convenes in Philadelphia for two days of revolutionary testimony today, there won't be any cheers for the host city's landslide re-election of an African-American mayor. In fact, leaders of the tribunal, who demand compensation for everything from slavery to police brutality, view Mayor Street and other black officials as tools of an oppressive system. "We see the role of the John Streets of the world as a cover to commit crimes against African people in America," Chimurenga...
  • Gore Blasts Bush for Disbanding Senate Intelligence Cte., Charges Nixon-like Coverup over 911

    11/09/2003 11:47:40 AM PST · by nwrep · 80 replies · 1,117+ views
    C-SPAN ^ | November 9, 2003 | nwrep
    Al Gore has charged that the Bush administration is attempting to cover-up the 9/11 investigation by dismissing the Senate Intelligence Committee. In a speech sponsored by the Communist Group Moveon.org, Gore dismissed the partisan Democrat memo advising the committee to use intelligence information for political purposes as "trivial", and accused Bush of over-reaching in his authority, in much the same way as Richard Nixon did when he fired his Chief Investigator during the Watergate scandal. It was reported here that Senator Frist disbanded the Senate Intellignce Committee after the partisan memo revealed it would be unable to carry out its...
  • 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....
  • An abrupt end to a North Korean's life of privilege

    10/22/2003 1:11:26 AM PDT · by HAL9000 · 11 replies · 437+ views
    Associated Press | October 22, 2003 | GEORGE GEDDA
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Kim Yong seemed to have it all. He was a trusted lieutenant colonel in a North Korean police agency and worked for a company that exported fish to Japan. He had access to dollars, foreign goods and a chauffeur-driven car. Then one day, North Korean authorities learned that Kim had been living for decades under an assumed name. He actually was the son of a man who, decades earlier, had been executed as a spy for the United States. Kim was immediately sent to a detention facility in Pyongyang, where he was forced to kneel for...
  • Phillipines: Communist rebels torture to death soldier, says military

    10/21/2003 7:58:13 PM PDT · by Tailgunner Joe · 6 replies · 281+ views
    Sun.Star Baguio ^ | October 21, 2003 | Harley Palangchao
    CAMP ALLEN -- Around 20 suspected New People's Army (NPA) allegedly tortured to death a "helpless" soldier whose body was found days after he was abducted by the rebels, the Armed Forces North Luzon Command (Nolcom) claimed. Lt. Col. Preme Monta, Nolcom information officer, said the body of Army Pvt. Marlon Laggui of the 45th Infantry Battalion was recovered by military rescuers in barangay Mingga, San Mariano, Isabela province. Monta said Laggui died after sustaining multiple gunshot wounds. Autopsy reports revealed the soldier was also tortured before he was executed. Reports reaching Nolcom headquarters said Laggui was on his way...
  • When Protesters Attack

    10/16/2003 10:07:04 PM PDT · by JURB · 36 replies · 736+ views
    brain-terminal.com ^ | 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
    WorldNetDaily.com ^ | 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...
  • Howard Dean And Old Glory: A Response

    10/11/2003 7:48:06 AM PDT · by nwrep · 3 replies · 513+ views
    Democratic Presidential Debate | October 11, 2003 | nwrep
    In the Democratic Presidential debates recently, Howard Dean has, on more than one occasion, used the following words with small variations: "We are going to take our flag back. This is our flag. This flag belongs to us, not to Rush Limbaugh and Jerry Falwell." The depths of hypocrisy and logical inconsistency revealed by this statement are staggering. I would like to ask Mr. Dean the following questions: 1. If you claim to have as much ownership of old glory as Limbaugh (and by extension, Republicans), why don't you proudly wear it on your lapel? 2. Why did you appear...
  • Death row inmate Mumia Abu-Jamal made honorary citizen of Paris [FRANCE ALERT]

    10/04/2003 2:58:15 PM PDT · by nwrep · 90 replies · 1,546+ views
    Yahoo Singapore ^ | October 5, 2003 | nwrep
    US death row inmate Mumia Abu-Jamal honorary citizen of Paris by the Mayor of Paris, above Death row inmate Mumia Abu-Jamal made honorary citizen of Paris Sunday October 5, 1:49 AM The city of Paris made an honorary citizen of celebrated US death row inmate and black activist Mumia Abu-Jamal, sentenced to die for the 1981 murder of a white Philadelphia policeman.It is the first time Paris has bestowed the honor since Pablo Picasso was made honorary citizen in 1971, Socialist mayor of Paris Bertrand Delanoe told an audience of 200 people, taking the occasion to attack the "barbarity"...
  • Drudge Tease: BLITZ ON RUSH LIMBAUGH TO INTENSIFY ON THURSDAY WITH CHARGES OF DRUG ABUSE...

    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.
  • EXCLUSIVE-$MUGGLER LINKED TO BIN LADEN

    10/01/2003 1:12:56 AM PDT · by kattracks · 87 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>