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  • Putin Seen ‘Crying’ During Performance of Russia’s National Anthem

    09/06/2014 9:14:40 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 65 replies
    Al Arabiya ^ | Friday, 5 September 2014
    Russian President Vladimir Putin has appeared emotional in recent footage showing him witnessing a performance of his country's national anthem while on a visit in Mongolia. In the footage broadcast on Mongolian TV, the normally stoic Putin is seen standing next to Mongolian President Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj, looking down and at one point moving his hand to wipe his eye. “Putin is [so] manly, he's required to shed a tear every so often to maintain hormonal equilibrium,” said a user of the army enthusaist site Last year, Russia's longstanding president was seen wiping away a tear during a Kremlin concert...
  • Jeb Bush: I cry, I'm introverted, but I want to be president

    06/15/2015 6:24:31 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 26 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 06/15/15 | oanna Walter and Raf Sanchez
    In a key-note interview, he described his father, the first President George Bush, as the “greatest man alive” and said the mere thought of him might make him cry. "I need to share my heart to show a little bit about my life experience," Mr Bush said in the video.
  • Boston Marathon bomber cries, wipes eyes as aunt takes stand

    05/04/2015 5:06:52 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 52 replies
    AOL News/AP ^ | 4/5/15 | Denise Lavoie
    BOSTON (AP) -- For the first time in court, Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev dropped his blank, impassive demeanor and cried as his sobbing aunt briefly took the stand Monday in his federal death penalty trial. Tsarnaev, 21, wiped tears from his eyes quickly and fidgeted in his chair as his mother's sister sobbed uncontrollably. He had maintained a disinterested expression since his trial began in January. The aunt, Patimat Suleimanova, cried as she sat down about 10 feet from Tsarnaev. The tears began falling before she began to testify, and she was only able to answer questions about her...
  • Cowboys Management Comments On Dez Leaving Game Early

    12/16/2013 5:55:28 PM PST · by servo1969 · 48 replies ^ | 12-16-2013 | CBS
    It’s no doubt that Dallas Cowboys WR Dez Bryant is a fierce competitor on the field, but his emotions got the best of him before the end of the game Sunday night against the Packers – forcing him to abandon his teammates on the sidelines and leave the game with minutes to spare. Following a 4th quarter interception ruling, giving Green Bay the ball and ultimately the victory, Bryant left the bench and headed back to the locker room – according to Bryant, to cry. “I was very emotional. I cried when I got into the locker room.” Bryant said...
  • Caption Boehner

    12/21/2012 2:24:38 PM PST · by crosshairs · 23 replies
  • David Axelrod: I Had A ‘Big Cry’ When President’s Health Care Law Was Passed

    06/26/2012 2:06:28 PM PDT · by Nachum · 23 replies
    Meidaite ^ | 6/26/12 | Alex Alvarez
    David Axelrod, senior adviser for Barack Obama‘s re-election campaign, spoke with New York magazine reporter and frequent Morning Joe panelist John Heilemann at 92Y, telling Heilemann that he had a “big cry” over the passage of President Obama’s health care law. RELATED: Poll: Most Americans Want Health Care Law Declared Unconstitutional “I have a child with a chronic illness,” he shared. “I was one of those people who almost went bankrupt. She was seven months old and she started having seizures. I was making 35, 38 thousand dollars a year and her medications weren’t covered by her insurance and we...
  • Boehner: Sure, I might support Schumer’s bill to tax Eduardo Saverin’s wealth (Another idiot!)

    05/22/2012 9:27:21 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 24 replies
    Hotair ^ | 05/22/2012 | AllahPundit
    Skip to 7:15 for the key bit. In fairness, he emphasizes that he'll support it only if it's "necessary." There's already an "exit tax" on the books, which Saverin paid, and a separate law that says an expatriate can be barred from re-entering the U.S. if the DOJ determines that he renounced his citizenship for tax purposes. Saverin quit the U.S., evidently with his tax liability in mind, because leaving before the IPO meant the "exit tax" would apply only to the gains on his Facebook shares as of his departure. (It also spared him from a potentially enormous estate...
  • Gen X stymied by baby boomers hanging on to jobs

    09/18/2011 2:04:40 PM PDT · by the invisib1e hand · 269 replies
    Cleveland Dot Com ^ | Saturday, September 17, 2011, 11:06 PM | clevelanddotcom
    NEW YORK -- In Tiffany Spaulding's 12 years in the pharmaceutical industry, she has worked for three companies, two of which no longer exist, and relocated to four states. Now 39 and living in Brookfield, Conn., she hasn't had a promotion in five years and says she sees no chance to advance, stuck behind a wall of baby boomers. She would quit and turn her hobby of jewelry design into a business, she says, if not for the home and school loans that eat up half her salary. Spaulding, according to a new report, is a typical member of the...
  • Things That Make Obama Cry

    07/14/2011 3:23:18 PM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 8 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 7-14-11 | Jared H. McAndersen
    There's a new Twitter hashtag game, #MakesObamaCry. I haven't played in a while, below are some of my entries. We know calling his bluff #MakesObamaCry...what else?---------- When the store is out of Virginia Slims #MakesObamaCry Triple bogeys on a par 5 #MakesObamaCry No money for unemployment checks in 2013 #MakesObamaCry No parties to go to during a crisis? #MakesObamaCrySarah Palin's bigger balls #MakesObamaCry Settling for "Obama-BIDEN 2012" #MakesObamaCryHaving the King Midas touch, but everything becomes s**t #MakesObamaCry Bowling without bumpers #MakesObamaCry Apple wont sell iPods that include his speeches and it #MakesObamaCry The pledge of allegiance #MakesObamaCryLanding into a...
  • Trump says jokes about him by Obama, Meyers were 'inappropriate'

    05/01/2011 5:43:59 PM PDT · by ColdOne · 70 replies
    The Hill ^ | 05/01/11 | Daniel Strauss
    Real estate mogul Donald Trump called jokes made about him at the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner "inappropriate in certain respects." Speaking on Fox & Friends on the Sunday morning after the dinner, Trump responded to jokes directed at him from President Obama and comedian Seth Meyers. "Well, I really understood what I was getting into — I didn't know that I'd be virtually the sole focus," Trump said. "I guess when you're leading in the polls that tends to happen. But I was certainly in a certain way having a good time listening." While a fair amount of Obama's...
  • Steyn disappointed in GOP: ‘I think John Boehner has basically climbed into the Bob Dole suit’

    03/19/2011 8:46:24 AM PDT · by izzatzo · 89 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 03/19/11 | Jeff Poor
    One by one, conservatives are expressing their displeasure in the way Speaker of the House John Boehner is leading the new Republican majority in the House of Representatives. Conservative talker Mark Levin has expressed his frustration on a nightly basis in recent weeks.
  • Men of Tears: workshops where men go to cry

    01/24/2011 3:18:45 PM PST · by SmithL · 48 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 1/24/11 | Sophie Brickman, Chronicle Staff Writer
    A few moments before 4 p.m. on a recent Wednesday, nine men ages 25 to 67, filed into a small, bare office in San Anselmo, arranged their chairs in a circle, sat down and prepared to cry. Few knew each other. Some hadn't cried since they were young boys and wanted to learn how to cry again. A few cried often, and were thrilled to have found a safe space to do so. These were the Men of Tears.
  • Don’t cry for me John Boehner – really, don’t

    01/09/2011 6:21:19 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 18 replies
    According to a new study in the journal Science, women’s tears, turn men off. Whatever the chemical reasons behind this, women have long known that crying, especially at work, can be off-putting, to say the least. But what happens when grown men weep? We’ve seen the new House Speaker John Boehner cry numerous times in public now. On Wednesday, his chin started trembling before he even reached the podium to accept the gavel from a dry-eyed Nancy Pelosi. Dems might argue that if anyone had reason to sob that night, it was Nancy Pelosi. But she would have been crucified...
  • Is Pelosi Jealous Boehner Can Cry?

    11/21/2010 5:51:08 PM PST · by The Looking Spoon · 16 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 11-20-10 | Jared H. McAndersen
    Incoming Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said incoming Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) is "known to cry." "You know what? He is known to cry. He cries sometimes when we're having a debate on bills. If I cry, it's about the personal loss of a friend or something like that. But when it comes to politics — no, I don't cry. I would never think of crying about any loss of an office, because that's always a possibility, and if you're professional, then you deal with it professionally," Pelosi (D-Calif.) told the New York Times magazine. Read the rest at The Hill Wow...That,...
  • Mike's 'liberty' cry for Muslims

    08/04/2010 4:49:48 PM PDT · by Mrs. Frogjerk · 16 replies
    New York Post ^ | Posted: 3:57 AM, August 4, 2010 | By SALLY GOLDENBERG
    With the Statue of Liberty as a backdrop, an impassioned Mayor Bloomberg yesterday supported the development of a mosque near Ground Zero and chastised opponents for what he said was trampling on religious freedom. "I believe that this is an important test of the separation of church and state -- as important a test as we may see in our lifetimes -- and it is critically important that we get it right," the mayor said in remarks on Governors Island -- chosen by the mayor as a symbol of religious freedom in America. "To cave to popular sentiment would be...
  • Judge block [sic] Gulf offshore drilling moratorium

    06/22/2010 11:07:06 AM PDT · by mikelets456 · 44 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 6/22/2010 | AP
    Judge block Gulf offshore drilling moratorium
  • Good laugh for today!!

    05/05/2010 2:24:06 PM PDT · by OL Hickory · 10 replies · 395+ views
    weasel zippers ^ | april 22 2010 | zip
    Perfect opportunity to post what I consider to be the hands-down, greatest video of all-time, ‘Hippies Crying Over Dead Trees”…***Already posted on FR but a great pick me up when your feeling down***
  • A Blizzard Of Lies From Al Gore

    03/01/2010 5:18:58 PM PST · by Kaslin · 27 replies · 1,284+ views ^ | March 1, 2010 | INVESTORS BUSINESS DAILY Staff
    Climate Fraud: Al Gore resurfaces in an op-ed to say that nobody's perfect, everybody makes mistakes and climate change is still real. And he has some oceanfront property in the Himalayas to sell you. If hyperbole and chutzpah had a child, it would be the opening paragraph of Gore's op-ed in Sunday's New York Times. Gore surfaced from the global warming witness-protection program to opine that despite admissions of error and evidence of fraud by various agencies, we still face "an unimaginable calamity requiring large-scale, preventive measures to protect human civilization as we know it." Perhaps he's trying to protect...
  • Politicians that Cry Wolf

    09/29/2009 4:35:40 PM PDT · by SteveWsanson · 195+ views
    Veterans In Politics ^ | September 29, 2009 | Steve Sanson
    Politicians that Cry Wolf Let me be clear I cannot stand when good Americans change who they are and their personality once they become a candidate or become an elected official and call it “Politics”, these individuals are “Sell Outs”, they sell their souls to the devil to become an elected official and they give “politics” a bad name. Republican Assemblyman Chad Christenson who represents District 13 comes to mind. Back in 2008 Chad told a Review Journal reporter on the second-to-last day for candidate filings that he would not seek re-election, he said he would need more time to...
  • How Obama Got Elected...Interviews With Obama Voters (Video)

    11/19/2008 9:48:02 AM PST · by Free Descendant · 34 replies · 893+ views
  • CARTOONS: What A Crying Sham!

    01/15/2008 4:01:45 AM PST · by opineapple · 10 replies · 79+ views
  • Hillary Plays the Estrogen Card

    01/08/2008 11:24:41 AM PST · by Leigh Patrick Sullivan · 2 replies · 94+ views
    The Moderate Separatist ^ | January 8, 2008 | Leigh Patrick Sullivan
    Reeling from the punch-in-the-gut she received in the Iowa primary, former first-lady and Democratic presidential candidate – and media fav - Hillary Clinton made an unbelievably desperate and transparent attempt to resurrect her suffering campaign. Facing the devastating duo of the third place showing and endless personal attacks painting her as cold and emotionless, America’s most popular enabling wife reached into her bag of tricks and pulled out the only weapon that isn’t part of her competitor’s arsenal: Hillary wept.
  • Leadership through tears?

    09/08/2007 11:45:14 PM PDT · by humint · 9 replies · 466+ views
    American Thinker ^ | Doug Powers
    "... this nation shall have a new birth of freedom; and that this government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall gather 'round for a hug and a good cry." -The Gettysburg Address as it might have been delivered had Lincoln been less emotionally cold In Robert Draper's new book, Dead Certain: The Presidency of George W. Bush, the president admits to crying quite a bit -- mostly in private -- ever aware that the troops, not to mention the enemies of America, are watching him. In the past I heard people, from those on television to...
  • Libertarians, Please GO AWAY

    11/08/2006 10:24:16 AM PST · by Keltik · 457 replies · 8,425+ views
    Vanity ^ | 11-08-06 | Me
    At this link: Neil Boortz is quoted as saying: "So how did I actually vote when I got that provisional ballot in my hand. Straight Libertarian." Thank you Neil Boortz. Thanks to you and those who think like you, we now have the Democrats in control of Congress. I hope you and your ilk are very happy. Free Republic is allegedly a CONSERVATIVE web site. Will you libertarians please go somewhere like, where you can laugh and smile about how you put the Republicans out of power, and leave Free Republic to the conservatives. Oh, and one more...
  • Expert: Arabs will cry for al-Quds ["like they did for Andalusia"]

    06/22/2006 9:36:05 AM PDT · by Alouette · 15 replies · 880+ views
    YNet ^ | June 22, 2006 | Joseph Nasr
    Palestinian expert on Jewish settlements says Arab claim to Jerusalem is in jeopardy; 'Arabs will cry for Jerusalem like they did for Andalusia,' he says A Palestinian expert on Jewish settlements in the West Bank warned Arab countries on Tuesday that they face the prospect of losing their claim to the city of Jerusalem if they don't back their words with actions. "The Arabs will cry for Jerusalem as they cried for Andalusia. While the Israelis allocate billions of dollars to change the face of the city, to shrink Arab presence and boost its Jewish population, the Arabs are doing...
  • Palestinians Hunker Down As Cash Runs Out [Aw Jeez Alert]

    05/16/2006 6:34:58 PM PDT · by Alouette · 55 replies · 1,222+ views
    ASSociated Press ^ | May 16, 2006 | Karin Laub
    BEIT LAHIYA, Gaza Strip - He's overdrawn at the bank, owes $400 to the grocery, can no longer afford baby formula for his youngest and is trying to sell his 16-year-old car for half its value to raise cash for food. After two months without his government salary, Abdel Hakim Abu Samra, 47, is fast running out of options. "It's the worst time we've had," he said, comparing the deepening crisis since Hamas rose to power in March to previous periods, including two bloody uprisings against Israel. And there's no end in sight. The West won't lift crippling economic sanctions...
  • Palestinians: Economic siege – real Nakba [BARF!]

    05/15/2006 9:07:12 AM PDT · by Alouette · 12 replies · 470+ views
    YNet ^ | May 15, 2006 | Ali Waked
    Palestinian Authority marks 'Disaster Day' for State of Israel's establishment. Gaza residents seem worn out, not eager to demonstrate; 'how could people be expected to go out and protest with no salaries?' Fatah activist explains Gaza residents on Monday marked the 58th Nakba Day – the "disaster" that struck the Palestinian people following the establishment of the State of Israel, which caused millions of Palestinians to become refugees all over the Arab world. This year, however, the day was different than before and stood in the shadow of what Gazans refer to as "the current Nakba" – the economic and...
  • Christian Teens' Rally Irks San Francisco's City Fathers

    03/30/2006 4:14:18 PM PST · by Aussie Dasher · 64 replies · 3,472+ views
    Agape Press ^ | 31 March 2006 | Ed Thomas
    (AgapePress) - An estimated 25,000 youths showed up last weekend for a "Battle Cry" rally in San Francisco -- and then became the latest targets to receive a resolution against them by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors. "Battle Cry" is a coalition of 30 groups that is attempting to turn today's youth away from the lure of popular culture and toward Christ while they are still teenagers. But on the day of the rally in the City by the Bay, opposing protesters took to name-calling, in one instance chanting the phrase: "Christian fascists, go away! Racist, sexist, anti-gay!" In...
  • How to spot a baby conservative (Berkeley Barf Alert)

    03/22/2006 8:51:31 AM PST · by Jo Nuvark · 72 replies · 1,773+ views
    Toronto Star ^ | 3-19-06 | KURT KLEINER
    Whiny children, claims a new study, tend to grow up rigid and traditional. Future liberals, on the other hand ... Remember the whiny, insecure kid in nursery school, the one who always thought everyone was out to get him, and was always running to the teacher with complaints? Chances are he grew up to be a conservative. At least, he did if he was one of 95 kids from the Berkeley area that social scientists have been tracking for the last 20 years. The confident, resilient, self-reliant kids mostly grew up to be liberals.
  • Bowl sponsor's CEO apologizes to B.C. player (High Wimp Factor Alert)

    12/30/2005 4:18:00 PM PST · by StoneWallJack · 28 replies · 674+ views
    FOXSports ^ | 1/30/2005 | AP
    BOISE, Idaho (AP) - CEO of MPC Computers apologized to Boston College defensive end Mathias Kiwanuka on Thursday for making fun of his name during a banquet before the Eagles' bowl game against Boise State. At a banquet Monday night before the MPC Computers Bowl between the Eagles and Boise State, Mike Adkins read a list of the top 10 things Boise and Boston have in common, including, "No one in either city can properly pronounce Mathias Kiwanuka." Adkins mispronounced Kiwanuka's name in the punchline and some Boston College players said later they found the joke insulting and disrespectful... ......
  • RAT 'survey' sounds like an act of desperation (Pelosi pushes Marxist cry of class struggle)

    06/04/2005 8:22:06 PM PDT · by Libloather · 4 replies · 445+ views
    Pittsburgh Live ^ | 6/02/05 | Jack Markowitz
    'Survey' sounds like an act of desperation Jack Markowitz FOR THE TRIBUNE-REVIEW Thursday, June 2, 2005 Here, in the mail, comes an invitation -- but not to clear economic thinking. To class envy, maybe. Or even to the old Marxist cry of class struggle. "Protecting Social Security retirement benefits promised to America's seniors is more important than keeping the tax cuts promised to America's wealthiest. Agree? Disagree? Not sure?" That purports to be a survey question. Democrats are receiving it all across the land. But what do tax cuts have to do with Social Security? **SNIP** President Bush has a...
  • Softball coach snaps the unwritten rules (runs up score 55-0, gets suspended)

    04/30/2005 8:36:32 PM PDT · by KneelBeforeZod · 53 replies · 2,097+ views
    Enquirer Journal ^ | Saturday, April 30, 2005 | BY JEFF NELSON
    Column: Softball coach snaps the unwritten rules BY JEFF NELSON When written rules are broken, punishment follows. It's a basic tenet in sports, and one we see practiced nearly every day. What we don't often see, and frankly, what I can't ever recall seeing, is a punishment for breaking unwritten rules. But that appears to be what took place at Central Cabarrus High this past week. Softball coach Monte Sherrill was suspended by the school for two games after his team, which is ranked fourth in the nation by USA Today, beat West Charlotte, 55-0, on April 15. Go ahead...
  • Scientists Take Aim at White House (Lib Scientist Whine Alert)

    02/20/2005 8:04:58 PM PST · by drt1 · 29 replies · 478+ views
    AP/MSNBC ^ | 02/20/2005 | AP
    WASHINGTON - The voice of science is being stifled in the Bush administration, with fewer scientists heard in policy discussions and money for research and advanced training being cut, according to panelists at a national science meeting. Speakers at the national meeting of the American Association for Advancement of Science expressed concern Sunday that some scientists in key federal agencies are being ignored or even pressured to change study conclusions that don’t support policy positions. The speakers also said that Bush’s proposed 2005 federal budget is slashing spending for basic research and reducing investments in education designed to produce the...
  • "Our 'values' choice" –Liberals cry over W. victory in letters to Pgh PostGazette

    11/11/2004 11:15:38 PM PST · by pittsburgh gop guy · 11 replies · 1,069+ views
    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette ^ | Friday, November 12, 2004 | Couple of Libs
    Abortion red herring Responding to "Confessions of a 'Moral Issues' Voter" (Nov. 6. First Person): It is too bad that the very thoughtful Eric Miller did not consider this one fact. No one is "for" abortion. People only disagree on how it is to be handled. Is it a matter between a woman and her God? Or is it between a woman and the police, courts, judges ... and cynical politicians who use it as a wedge issue to get good people like Mr. Miller to vote against not only their self-interest, but against many more immediate moral issues. The...
  • Yasser Arafat's Unrelenting Journey (Super Duper Barf Alert)

    10/31/2004 6:17:54 PM PST · by Dallas59 · 17 replies · 479+ views
    BBC ^ | 8/31/04 | Barbara Plett
    From The BBC via LGF The world watches the unfolding drama as the man who has become the symbol for Palestinian nationalism seems to hover between life and death. Though full of uncertainties, Mr Arafat's life has been one of sheer dedication and resilience. Yet when the helicopter carrying the frail old man rose above his ruined compound, I started to cry... without warning. In quieter moments since I have asked myself, why the sudden surge of emotion?
  • John Kerry Tells America to "Wake Up" (Reuters)

    10/29/2004 12:52:07 PM PDT · by Marcus Alonzo Hanna · 44 replies · 1,509+ views
    Reuters ^ | 10/29/04 | Patricia Wilson
    Kerry: 'Wake Up America' and Choose Fresh Start Fri Oct 29, 2004 01:17 PM ET By Patricia Wilson ORLANDO, Fla. (Reuters) - Democratic challenger John Kerry urged Americans on Friday to "wake up" and choose a new start on the economy and Iraq instead of four more years of President Bush's "catastrophic mismanagement." Four days before the United States chooses its next commander in chief, the Massachusetts senator told supporters in Orlando they could not afford to re-elect Bush, "a president who's unwilling to admit the mistakes he's made and says he would do the same thing all over again."...

    09/18/2004 1:49:15 PM PDT · by slim mackerel · 29 replies · 593+ views
    Wachs on the Web ^ | 9-17-04 | Larry Wachs
    LOOK FOR THE UNION ***HOLE Here's the deal with this photo. The union goon on the left is basking in the glory of tearing up the Bush/Cheney sign of the little girl now crying on her poppa's shoulders. After becoming one of Yahoo's most blogified photos of the day yesterday, the men in pajamas got a rare concession from a union official yesterday: Statement from the General President Regarding the Events in Huntington, WV The International Union of Painters and Allied Trades believes in the fundamental right for civil discourse, freedom of speech and activism to support our candidates and...
  • FREEP this picture (its the girl/tore sign one)

    09/16/2004 8:09:20 PM PDT · by BoBToMatoE · 42 replies · 2,006+ views
    AP Picture ^ | 9-16-2004 Lets freep this poll and make it the #1 px - maybe google will pick up on it as well.
  • "Cry, Girlie Men!" CARTOON featuring Guv Schwarzenegger, Edwards, Kerry

    07/19/2004 7:14:17 PM PDT · by IPWGOP · 57 replies · 3,445+ views ^ | 7/19/2004 | IPWGOP
    Guv Arnold calls the California Dems 'girlie men." Wonder what he'll call Kerry & Edwards at the GOP Convention???
  • Unemployment hits 17-month low (St. Louis)

    04/20/2004 6:02:22 AM PDT · by BallandPowder · 8 replies · 101+ views ^ | 04/20/2004 | Eric Heisler
    <p>The St. Louis region's jobless rate dropped to its lowest mark in 17 months in March, yet another sign that job growth may be back on track after stumbling in February.</p> <p>Between February and March, metro St. Louis added 14,000 jobs as better weather and new investment meant a return to work for thousands of Missouri construction workers, according to figures released Monday by the state Department of Economic Development.</p>
  • Muslims Second Class Citizen in France (Religion of Whine Alert)

    10/09/2003 6:12:05 AM PDT · by Alouette · 28 replies · 266+ views
    Arab News ^ | Oct. 8, 2003 | Tom Heneghan
    PARIS, 8 October 2003 — France’s five million Muslims do not enjoy the same rights as the country’s other citizens and might need positive discrimination efforts to reach an equal footing, Interior Minister Nicolas Sarkozy said yesterday. French Muslims, mostly of North African Arab origin, face prejudice at work and a shortage of mosques and other religious services in comparison to other religions, he told an official committee reviewing the law separating church and state. “If you’re named Mohammed, your resume isn’t the last to be thrown into the waste basket,” he remarked, adding there were almost no Muslims in...
  • And The Cry Went Up: 'Where Are The French' (Congo)

    06/08/2003 5:38:45 PM PDT · by blam · 18 replies · 226+ views
    The Guardian (UK) ^ | 6-8-2003 | James Astill
    And then the cry went up: 'Where are the French?' James Astill reports from the bullet-riddled town of Bunia in the Congo Sunday June 8, 2003 The Observer The crash of mortars and crackling gunfire ripped through central Bunia yesterday as a vicious tribal war for the town re-ignited just one day after the arrival of 100 French special force troops, deployed in advance of a joint European peacekeeping force to pacify the Democratic Republic Congo's war-ravaged north eastern capital. In a virtual re-run of the battle for Bunia last month - when 700 UN peacekeepers stood by as hundreds...
  • It's nothing but leftovers for Big East(Big Time Big East Bashing)

    05/18/2003 9:33:36 AM PDT · by putupon · 23 replies · 335+ views
    The Orlado Sententinel ^ | 5-18-03 | Mike Bianchi
    It's nothing but leftovers for Big East Published May 18, 2003 PONTE VEDRA BEACH -- The Big East Conference meetings opened here Saturday at a plush oceanside resort called the Ponte Vedra Inn & Club. Next year,.........will be held at a Red Roof Inn ......... will say: "Welcome Big East/Karaoke Contest Every Friday Nite!" ...............conference commissioner Mike Tranghese's near-death ensemble Saturday was blue hair, Bermuda shorts and a Piccadilly meal card. The Atlantic Coast Conference adjourned its league meetings in nearby Amelia Island just a couple of days ago. Fine wine. Catered meals. Banquet trays full of scrumptious hors d'oeuvres....
  • Time to Remember: I am a Broken Glass Republican

    10/01/2002 8:53:27 PM PDT · by Varmint Al · 17 replies · 283+ views
    FreeRepublic ^ | 11/6/2000 | Varmint Al & LoanPalm
    I am a Broken Glass  Republican. Are you?We need to be Broken Glass Republicans to prevent the Democrats from stealing the Senate on Nov 5. This was from an old post just before the 2000 election, but is still a great rally cry.A BG Republican is one who would crawl across Broken Glass to get to the polling place today and cast his vote! Here is the first reference I have found to Broken Glass Republican. Posted on the and here is the post: To All: I am now a Broken Glass Republican!!!!!! I will crawl over broken glass...
  • Saudis Cry Foul Over US Sept. 11 Lawsuit

    08/18/2002 7:59:31 AM PDT · by blam · 33 replies · 327+ views
    Reuters/Yahoo ^ | 8-18-2002 | Fahd al-Frayyan
    Saudis Cry Foul over U.S. Sept. 11 Lawsuit Sun Aug 18, 8:43 AM ET By Fahd al-Frayyan RIYADH (Reuters) - Several Saudi banks and Islamic charities named in a lawsuit by families of Sept. 11 victims vehemently denied Sunday any role in funding terrorism and blasted the case as an attempt to extort Saudi wealth abroad. The suit has sparked rare calls by commentators and newspapers in the kingdom to review traditionally strong Saudi-U.S. ties. Saudi Arabia has yet to comment officially. Offended that the lawsuit named members of the royal family, including Defense Minister Prince Sultan -- the third...
  • Imam Jamil Found Guilty, American Muslims Outraged

    03/11/2002 4:24:23 PM PST · by Excuse_My_Bellicosity · 63 replies · 431+ views
    Islam Online ^ | March 11, 2000 | Neveen A. Salem
    WASHINGTON, March 11 (IslamOnline) #150; American Muslims were visibly disappointed Saturday after an Atlanta, Georgia jury issued a verdict that found prominent American Muslim leader Imam Jamil Al-Amin guilty on all 13 counts against him, including one count of murder. The National Support Committee for Imam Jamil Al-Amin* will hold a news conference in Atlanta, Georgia on Monday to offer the American Muslim community's reaction to Saturday#146;s verdict that found Al-Amin guilty of killing one Fulton County sheriff's deputy and wounding another. In a statement issued Saturday, the national committee said: quot;We do not believe the facts presented in court...