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  • US State Department attempts to fightback against ISIS by launching a video mocking the terror group

    09/06/2014 8:29:36 AM PDT · by TexasCajun · 65 replies
    DailyMail ^ | 6 September 2014 | BELINDA ROBINSON
    U.S. State Department attempts to fightback against ISIS by launching a video mocking the terror group * The video was posted on a youtube channel and is entitled ‘Welcome to the 'Islamic State' land * In a web campaign called 'Think again, turn away' the video offers a glimpse into what the terror group really stands for and shows gruesome scenes * However, ISIS continues to wage an online campaign in an attempt to grab the attention of viewers worldwide The anti-ISIS video was produced by the State Department's Center for Strategic Counterterrorism Communications, which seeks to combat ISIS...
  • Ferguson marred by clashes as police arrest 47 people overnight after bottles of urine are thrown

    08/20/2014 2:56:44 AM PDT · by CorporateStepsister · 18 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 20 August 2014 | David Mccormack for MailOnline and Associated Press Reporter and Ted Thornhill
    Protests on the streets of Ferguson, Missouri, were significantly calmer on Tuesday night, but the peaceful atmosphere disintegrated amid a series of clashes that led to 47 arrests, with police claiming they were pelted with bottles containing urine. For most of the night demonstrations were calm with protesters holding signs and chanting, although the majority had taken the advice of leaders to wrap things up by nightfall. Then just before midnight, the protests took a turn for the worst after some people started throwing plastic bottles at police.
  • Times Square Shut Down By Thousands Marching As Ferguson Protests Spin-Off Across The Country

    08/14/2014 7:34:00 PM PDT · by CorporateStepsister · 180 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 14 August 2014 | By Josh Gardner For Mailonline and Louise Boyle For Mailonline
    The fifth night of demonstrations in support of gunned down Ferguson, Missouri teen Michael Brown saw scores of protesters marching through the streets of New York in a vigil that culminated in Times Square Thursday night. Tensions flared as some protestors attempted to shove their way through a police barricade set up in their path toward the beating heart of the city. Police held their own and tempers soon calmed, but as night gripped New York, the already congested Times Square ground to a halt as thousands flowed into the streets to demand an end to police brutality and militarization...
  • Children Used on the Front-line of Islamist Demonstrations

    07/30/2013 7:15:29 PM PDT · by Nachum · 3 replies
    Egyptian Streets ^ | 7/30/13 | staff
    Children Used on the Front-line of Islamist Demonstrations This entry was posted on July 30, 2013, in Insight and tagged child abuse, Child Rights International Network, children, children abuse, children's rights, coffins, egypt, egyptian children, human rights, human trafficking, june 30 revolution, morsi, morsi supporters, muslim brotherhood, National Council for Childhood and Motherhood, political unrest, politics, protests, Rabaa Al-Adaweya, UNICEF, white death shrouds. Bookmark the permalink. 6 Comments Egyptian Children dressed in ‘white death shrouds’ at a pro-Morsi demonstration Shocking footage has emerged of Egyptian children being dressed in white ‘death shrouds’ in preparation for their ‘martyrdom’ by pro-Morsi families...
  • Crowds gather in downtown Cairo (live feed via NBC)

    07/26/2013 4:03:28 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 21 replies
    nbcnews.com ^ | 7-26-13 | NBC
    LIVE VIDEO — Watch live scenes from Egypt as rival groups, anti-Morsi and Muslim Brotherhood contingents, rally in Cairo amid fears of bloodshed
  • ‘Protesters’ Attack Houston Grandmother and Refuse to Let Family Take Child to Hospital

    07/17/2013 3:35:19 PM PDT · by Errant · 50 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 17 July, 2013 | Jason Howerton
    While much of the nation was focused on the pro-Trayvon Martin “protests” (practically riots) in Los Angeles and Oakland on Monday, demonstrators in Houston resorted to violence as they rallied for “justice for Trayvon.” The demonstrators in Houston on Monday evening successfully blocked traffic on a highway overpass and the road below. A woman, badly in need of getting her 7-year-old granddaughter to the hospital due to an allergic reaction, found herself at the mercy of the rowdy protesters.
  • Muslim Brotherhood (Ikhwan) Infiltration and Influence in America

    02/22/2008 4:55:38 PM PST · by K-oneTexas · 30 replies · 1,256+ views
    CI CENTRE ^ | various | CI CENTRE
    Muslim Brotherhood (Ikhwan) Infiltration and Influence in America  "Allah is our goal; the Messenger is our model; the Koran is our constitution; jihad is our means; and martyrdom in the way of Allah is our aspiration."  "It is the nature of Islam to dominate, not to be dominated, to impose its law on all nations and to extend its power to the entire planet." --Hasan al-Banna, the founder of the Muslim Brotherhood What the Muslim Brotherhood means for the US: Memo lays bare group's plans to destroy U.S. from within By Ron Dreher, Dallas Morning News   "Our strategy...
  • Islamist Leader: Egypt Revolution Achieved the Impossible (93 WTC Bomb Leader)

    04/20/2011 6:29:45 PM PDT · by kristinn · 14 replies · 1+ views
    Al Masry Al Young Youm English Edition ^ | Tuesday, April 19, 2011 | Mounir Adib
    Jama'a al-Islamiya leader Omar Abdel Rahman, who is being held in a prison in North Carolina, US, in a 15-minute telephone conversation with his wife Aisha said “the Egyptian revolution achieved the impossible.” His son Mohamed said an officer from the prison called Abdel Rahman’s home on the landline first to make sure that his wife was there, and that her voice matched the registered "voiceprint." He added that a recorded message from the prison’s phone said the line would be cut immediately if any person other than Aisha talked on the phone. He also said that his father was...
  • A Russian Made Disaster in Kyrgyzstan

    06/15/2010 7:23:39 AM PDT · by walford · 18 replies · 542+ views
    Before It's News ^ | June 13, 2010 | Sultan Knish
    The violence unleashed in Kyrgyzstan is being spun as ethnic rioting. The reality is a good deal more complex, and the blame can be laid directly at Russia's door. Russia's coup against the Bakiyev government which took power in the Tulip Revolution leveraged Uzbek separatists in the Osh Province to suppress Kyrgiz nationalist supporters of Bakiyev. Russia had been trying for a while to force out Manas Air Base, a US air force base that serves as a vital link to US forces in Afghanistan. Russia tolerated Bakiyev, so long as he was against the US base. But once Bakiyev...
  • MKs Slam Espionage Charges for Protest Organizers

    01/05/2012 4:32:14 AM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 1 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 5/1/12 | Gavriel Queenann
    Nationalist MKs lined up to criticize state prosecutors for charging residents in Judea and Samaria who revealed IDF troop movements pertaining to demolition orders of Jewish homes with espionage. MK Uri Ariel (National Union) told a Constitution Committee hearing on law enforcement in Judea and Samaria that the charges were an "immoral abuse" of power. "The police and the prosecution put a black mark on Yitzhar by accusing people of spying," Ariel said. "Who is the enemy here? The settlers?" "The criminal justice system that is actively working to destroy the homes of civil servants and army officers has now...
  • Defining Occupy Wall Street by what it is not

    10/13/2011 8:00:35 AM PDT · by John David Powell · 3 replies
    Digital Journal ^ | October 12, 2011 | John David Powell
    Magicians, that other group of professionals who make their living by fooling the public with sleight of hand and smoke and mirrors, have as their unofficial motto: mundus vult decipi, decipi decipiatur (the world wants to be deceived, so deceive it). The Occupy Wall Street gang might think about adopting it. OWS began in September as, what I call, an extended flash mob. Webster's New Millennium Dictionary of English defines a flash mob as "a group of people who organize on the Internet and then quickly assemble in a public place, do something bizarre, and disperse.” The difference here is...
  • Cain: Move ‘Occupy Wall Street’ to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue

    10/08/2011 10:49:18 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 39 replies · 1+ views
    Cain: Move ‘Occupy Wall Street’ to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue By Elizabeth Harrington October 7, 2011 (CNSNews.com) - Republican presidential nominee candidate Herman Cain called for the Occupy Wall Street protestors to relocate to the White House, in remarks he made Friday at the Family Research Council’s annual Values Voter Summit, in Washington, D.C. “When a reporter asked me the other day, well, what do you think about those demonstrations up on Wall Street, I said, first of all, Wall Street didn’t write these failed economic policies -- the White House did,” said Cain. He then added, “Why don’t you move...
  • CAIN in New, Dramatic Japan Primetime TV News Clip (Urges Demonstrators to White House Instead)

    10/09/2011 12:32:30 AM PDT · by AmericanInTokyo · 26 replies · 1+ views
    ANN (Asahi News Network) Japan ^ | 9 October 2011 | AmericanInTokyo
    Go to streaming LINK HERE..Hit Orange Box with the small arrow, on the lower right part of color photo of New York City anti-Wall Street Demonstrators. Short clip will then stream. Japanese reporter from major Japanese TV network ANN (Asahi News Network) reports in NYC a) the demonstrators moving to a new location in NYC, b) NYPD saying they will clear with force the area if they stay there overnight, and c) a dynamite closing clip of GOP Presidential Campaign Candidate Herman Cain vociferously calling out the demonstrators to march on the WHITE HOUSE instead of Wall Street if...
  • ‘Social Justice’ May Boomerang at the Polls

    09/03/2011 10:57:12 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 12 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 4/9/11 | Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu
    A new poll shows that the reaction at the polls could be a slap in the face to center-left Kadima without hurting nationalist and religious parties and clearly illusrates that the protest movement has not made a political dent in the government coalition. The results of the Panorama poll, released on Voice of Israel government radio last week, are a blow to the ”social justice” protest movement that has tried to set up the Netanyahu government as the source of most of Israel’s social and economic problems. If elections. were held now, the Likud party would maintain its 27 seats,...
  • New Black Panther "Day of Action" - Anyone Hear Anything? (Vanity)

    04/23/2011 11:34:09 PM PDT · by dagogo redux · 23 replies
    4/23/11 | dagogo redux
    I'm not very good at searches, either here at FR or on Google, but I can't find a single mention anywhere about the much anticipated NBPP "Day of Action" (or the opening shot "Day of Rage" to kick off the "Summer of Rage" endorsed by other loonies and anarchists). Even their web site is essentially mum. What was the old saying: "What if they threw a war any nobody came?". Substitute "revolution" for "war". A tree fell in the forest with no one there to hear it.
  • Unionized Public Servants Meet Their Enemy

    02/22/2011 3:14:37 AM PST · by Scanian · 12 replies
    The American Thinker ^ | February 22, 2011 | John F. Di Leo
    Public servants who think themselves wronged by their government have been demonstrating for days in Madison, Wisconsin. Their march for fair treatment in the budget battles and contract negotiations to follow is intended to evoke sympathy, but is it merited? Such a thing has happened before. In the summer of 1786, Captain Daniel Shays led a revolt of his fellow Revolutionary War veterans in Pennsylvania. His compatriots were losing their homes to foreclosure, after having served their country, after enduring the frost at Valley Forge, the shelling at New York, the disease and malnutrition of an ill-equipped army's eight-year campaign...
  • Progressive hatred in Wisconsin! Crosshairs on Scott Walker,Hitler,dictator,Mubarak,Mussolini

    02/18/2011 10:02:37 AM PST · by fight_truth_decay · 14 replies
    FireAndreaMitchell.com ^ | February 17, 2011 | Unknown
    Remember when progressive liberal nuts not only in the US Government, but also the lame stream media whined about how “evil” cross hairs on congressional districts were? Despite the fact that Democrats had targets on states just a few years earlier. How do they feel about cross hairs on someone’s face? They didn’t seem to care when progressives used a cross hairs on Bush’s head, so why do I get the feeling they wouldn’t mind the fact that the union thugs in Wisconsin are carrying signs with cross hairs over Scott Walker’s face? I bet CNN wouldn’t apologize for them...
  • Terrorists expected to hit Egypt hard in Iraq attack

    03/10/2003 11:13:25 PM PST · by JohnHuang2 · 4 replies · 75+ views
    WorldNetDaily.com ^ | Tuesday, March 11, 2003
    A top Egyptian security official is warning he expects "a wave of Islamic terror attacks against the country, planned and prepared outside of Egypt," according to G2 Bulletin's intelligence sources. The terror threat in Egypt is being taken so seriously among western and Israeli intelligence agencies that they are actively considering the possibility of the fall of President Hosni Mubarak's regime and pondering what might become of Cairo's weapons of mass destruction in such an eventuality. During a special session of the People's Assembly, Egyptian Minister of the Interior Habib al-Adeli reportedly told legislators that his assessment is based on...
  • Egypt: Hizbullah declared war on us

    12/29/2008 11:04:58 AM PST · by mojito · 26 replies · 1,337+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 12/29/2008 | Brenda Gazzar
    In a press conference held on Monday afternoon in Ankara with his Turkish counterpart, Egyptian Foreign Minister Ahmed Aboul Gheit responded to criticism by Hizbullah leader Hassan Nasrallah on Sunday, saying that "They have practically declared war on Egypt via several satellite stations. The Egyptian people reject and opposes this declaration." "They want for there to be chaos in Egypt as there is in their country," Gheit said of Hizbullah. "I tell this man [Nasrallah]: No, no! Our armed forces can defend our homeland from people like you. Your interest in creating chaos is not in the best interest of...
  • Egypt's Mubarak 'Quits Ruling Party' (See post # 18)

    02/05/2011 8:55:14 AM PST · by Justaham · 21 replies
    Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak has resigned as the head of the country's ruling party, according to state TV. It also reports that the party's secretary-general Safwat el-Sharif and Gamal Mubarak, the son of Mr Mubarak, quit as a gesture to anti-government protesters. For 12 days they have been taking part in demonstrations in Cairo and other cities demanding that the embattled president steps down. The 82-year-old, who has been in power for 30 years, has ignored calls to give up the presidency and has previously insisted he intends to serve out the remaining seven months of his term. Protests turned...
  • We Are All Egyptians (Barf Alert)

    02/04/2011 9:51:41 AM PST · by lbryce · 23 replies
    New York Times ^ | February 4, 2011 | Nicolas D. Kristof
    Inside Tahrir Square on Thursday, I met a carpenter named Mahmood whose left arm was in a sling, whose leg was in a cast and whose head was being bandaged in a small field hospital set up by the democracy movement. This was the seventh time in 24 hours that he had needed medical treatment for injuries suffered at the hands of government-backed mobs. But as soon as Mahmood was bandaged, he tottered off once again to the front lines. “I’ll fight as long as I can,” he told me. I was awestruck. That seemed to be an example of...
  • Video:Anderson Cooper Beat Up By Pro-Mubarak Thugs in Cairo (Cooper Clearly Visible In the Video)

    02/03/2011 3:27:23 PM PST · by lbryce · 27 replies
    Gawker ^ | February 2, 2011 | Staff
    CNN's Anderson Cooper and his camera crew were attacked and repeatedly punched by pro-government forces near Tahrir Square in Cairo today. [Updated with video] "My team were set upon by the crowd," Cooper said on CNN this morning via telephone from the safety of a hotel balcony. "There was no rhyme or reason to it—it was just people looking for a fight, looking to make a point, and punching us." According to a Twitter post from George Hale, the English editor of the Ma'an news agency, who cited a CNN "manager," Cooper was punched "10 times in the head."
  • Gangs Hunt Journalists and Rights Workers (Carnival of MSM's Cairo Related Injuries)

    02/03/2011 2:12:29 PM PST · by lbryce · 43 replies
    New York Times ^ | DAVID D. KIRKPATRICK and J. DAVID GOODMAN
    CAIRO — Security forces and gangs chanting in favor of the Egyptian government hunted down journalists at their offices and in the hotels where many had taken refuge on Thursday in a widespread and overt campaign of intimidation aimed at suppressing reports from the capital. By evening, it appeared that none of the major broadcasters were able to provide live footage of Tahrir Square, the epicenter of antigovernment protests. Al Jazeera and Al Arabiya television networks said their journalists had been hounded from the street and from the vantage points above the square where cameras had been placed, and both...
  • Gaza Youth Breaks Out (GYBO) GAZAN YOUTH'S MANIFESTO FOR CHANGE

    02/01/2011 1:21:15 PM PST · by Kampfschwimmer · 9 replies
    <p>The wave of demonstrations for freedom and democracy feels something like 1989, when on the other side of the iron curtain demonstrations started in poland, east germany, hungary. The following is a manifest initiated by a few young people "living" in the gaza strip. Worth reading tho!</p>
  • Warning: Protests Spread To Saudi Arabia (Video)

    01/30/2011 6:41:28 PM PST · by Dallas59 · 13 replies
    Investment Watch ^ | 1/29/2011 | Investment Watch
    While the biggest threat to the Middle East region is the possibility that the population of Saudi Arabia may try to imitate what has been happening in the area, thereby bringing total chaos to the established regional geopolitical and more importantly, energy, structure, the first protests in the Saudi Arabia city of Jeddah are already in the books. The clip below shows the peaceful demonstrations that have taken place recently, which as Fedupmontrealer explains are “taking place in front of the Municipality in protest of the severe lack of infrastructure, and corruption, that led the city to be inundated this...
  • Egypt's Al Jazeera Bans Shows Channel's Key Role

    01/30/2011 2:29:48 PM PST · by lbryce · 13 replies
    Reuters ^ | January 30, 2011 | Staff
    Egypt's decision on Sunday to close the offices of Al Jazeera illustrates the leading role the Arabic broadcaster has taken in reporting unprecedented popular revolts against Arab rulers. Egypt has often harassed the Qatar-based channel since it started in 1996, setting off a revolution in Arab media in the face of state-controlled information, but it had never before tried to shut down its operations completely. The channel led coverage of a Tunisian uprising that toppled Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali earlier this month, even though it was already banned from the North African country. Then, sensing that Tunisia's example would set...
  • Looters Destroy Mummies in Egyptian Museum: Official

    01/29/2011 1:34:02 PM PST · by lbryce · 49 replies
    Reuters ^ | january 29, 2011 | Staff
    Looters broke into the Egyptian Museum during anti-government protests late Friday and destroyed two Pharaonic mummies, Egypt's top archaeologist told state television. The museum in central Cairo, which has the world's biggest collection of Pharaonic antiquities, is adjacent to the headquarters of the ruling National Democratic Party that protesters had earlier set ablaze. Flames were seen still pouring out of the party headquarters early Saturday. "I felt deeply sorry today when I came this morning to the Egyptian Museum and found that some had tried to raid the museum by force last night," Zahi Hawass, chairman of the Supreme Council...
  • Playing the Violence Card

    01/04/2011 3:04:40 AM PST · by Scanian · 3 replies
    The American Thinker ^ | January 04, 2011 | Christopher Chantrill
    Our lefty friends have just come off a pretty a good century playing the blame game on conservatives for "violence." Whether it was corporate goons whacking union organizers at the Battle of the Overpass, or racist Southern cops turning the fire-hoses on civil-rights marchers, or Chicago cops attacking the "kids" in 1968, you knew who the good guys were. Somehow the story of union thugs attacking Tea Party folks, or Reverend Al Sharpton inciting anti-Korean riots, or anti-WTO anarchists vandalizing downtown Seattle didn't have quite the same resonance with the American people. So our lefty friends play the right-wing violence...
  • Mosque foes & backers clash at Ground Zero

    08/23/2010 3:06:58 AM PDT · by Scanian · 23 replies
    NY Post ^ | August 23, 2010 | REUVEN FENTON, PERRY CHIARAMONTE and JEREMY OLSHAN
    Rage-filled Ground Zero mosque foes and supporters yesterday hurled insults at each other, brandished taunting signs, and had to be cordoned off by cops at dueling rallies near the controversial site. Shouting, "U-S-A, U-S-A!" behind police barricades, about 500 mosque foes clutched signs demanding, "No clubhouse for terrorists," and featuring the word "SHARIA" -- or Islamic law -- written in red letters made to look like blood dripping. An opposing group of about 150 mosque supporters was kept behind a second set of barricades a block away, shouting, "Fascists go home!" and waving signs declaring: "America!!! When did it become...
  • An Edict for Senior Mullahs to get out fo Iran

    06/08/2010 2:58:23 AM PDT · by FARS · 48 replies · 68+ views
    AntiMullah ^ | 6/8/10 | Alan Peters
    A few months ago. for their own safety, a slew of middle level clerics/mullahs, aghast at the Green Iranian demonstrations against the regime "emigrated" out of the holy Iranian city of Qom and fled to the holy city of Najaf in Iraq, home to the most senior Shia Moslem in the world, Grand Ayatollah Sistani.
  • How tea parties echo '60s protests

    03/15/2010 2:39:13 AM PDT · by Scanian · 29 replies · 639+ views
    NY Post ^ | March 15, 2010 | MICHAEL BARONE
    The political commentariat doesn't know what to make of those thousands of Americans who've spontaneously thronged to tea parties and town-hall meetings to oppose the big-government programs of the Obama administration and Democratic Congress. Some on the left attack them as fascists or racists, though evidence of that is sorely lacking. David Brooks in The New York Times compared them to the New Left campus radicals of the '70s, which comes closer but doesn't quite ring true. I think the tea partiers bear an uncanny resemblance to the antiwar activists in the Vietnam War period. Like the tea partiers, the...
  • Iran regime has lost touch with people

    01/01/2010 5:15:43 AM PST · by bert · 13 replies · 655+ views
    Saudi Gazette ^ | 01/01/2010 | staff
    Iran regime has lost touch with people Iran’s regime has definitively lost touch with the aspirations of its people but it is still far from certain that the protest movement confronting it is ready and able to seize power, experts say. The street battles that rocked Tehran and other major cities over the Ashoura holiday show that the demonstrations have entered a new phase with increased state repression and more violent incidents. But, unlike the 1979 revolution that overthrew the Shah, Iran’s latest uprising is not led by a well- organized opposition in exile. The largely spontaneous protest movement does...
  • Candles of Darkness

    12/31/2009 12:15:51 PM PST · by Ari Bussel · 3 replies · 409+ views
    Candles of Darkness by Ari Bussel It was the last Monday of the year 2009, and at 5PM already dark here in Los Angeles. The weather treated us nicely, so we stood with only one or two layers, signs in our hands (“We Stand with Israel”) along with US and Israeli flags and candles. We were greatly outnumbered, almost five to one. On the other side of the street, just in front the Israeli Consulate building, about 120 anti-Israel protestors, all white-Caucasian, children to the elderly, stood with candles and signs. The darkness and lights of passing cars obliterated them,...
  • Grand Ayatollah Montazeri Dies - Possibly killing Regime

    12/20/2009 9:30:01 PM PST · by FARS · 23 replies · 1,813+ views
    AntiMullah & Sources Inside Iran ^ | December 20th, 2009 | Alan Peters & Iran Sources
    One of Iran's most prominent dissident clerics, Grand Ayatollah Hossein Ali Montazeri, has died aged 87. Hossein Ali Montazeri was a moving spirit in the 1979 revolution which created Iran's Islamic state, and was at one stage set to become its leader. His fierce criticism of the slaughter by Khomeini in his prisons - ended in his being "banned" and theoretically "demoted". Announcing his death, the Mullah regime refused to even give him an Ayatollah title let alone his true Grand Ayatollah one, mentioning him only by his name. One of Shia Islam's most respected figures, he was also a...
  • Healthcare debate needs Atticus Finch

    08/14/2009 6:37:50 AM PDT · by John David Powell · 5 replies · 481+ views
    Digital Journal ^ | Aug. 14, 2009 | John David Powell
    The hot and miserable August weather has moved indoors in cities and towns across our land. Moved indoors and taken the form of recriminating rhetoric as neighbors square off in shout fests billed as informational town hall meetings about health care. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) enjoys using the term “evil mongers’ to describe American citizens expressing their anxieties and frustrations, many times with verbal vigor and abuse, over healthcare proposals they fear will adversely affect their lives and the lives of their children and of their parents. Reid, along with many supporters of the various healthcare bills floating...
  • Hondurans march to protest the return of Zelaya (Obama-Chavez Thug)

    07/22/2009 5:17:43 PM PDT · by FreedomFighter1013 · 12 replies · 798+ views
    El Heraldo and Citizen5408 ^ | July 22, 2009 | El Heraldo
    Tegucigalpa, Honduras, July 22, 2009 (exact translation from El Heraldo) Hundreds of Hondurans took to the streets in a march called by organizers: "The Great March of Patriotism and Courage," began at 10:00 am in Tegucigalpa. (Demonstrators sought to) support the government of (President) Roberto Micheletti Baín and rejecting the return of Manuel Zelaya Rosales, the deposed president.
  • Michael Jackson video with Iranian protesters

    06/29/2009 11:11:32 PM PDT · by parisa · 2 replies · 450+ views
    YouTube
    Two video tributes to the brave Iranian demonstrators: Michael Jackson video with Iranian protesters: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TvOx4avw8WY&feature=related A TRIBUTE TO THE COURAGEOUS AND BRAVE CITIZENS OF IRAN - Election June 2009 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kf8hYLt534I&NR=1
  • The Murder Of Neda Agha Soltan (Video)

    06/21/2009 5:51:53 PM PDT · by Quaker · 23 replies · 31,020+ views
    Stuck On Stupid ^ | June 21, 2009 | George
    Caution Video is extremely graphic! Her name was Neda Agha Soltan, she was 27 years old and a philosophy student. She was shot as she and her father were observing the demonstrations in Tehran and was shot for no apparent reason. The shot that will be heard around the world. This will embolden more demonstrations. God be with her.
  • New Tax Plan Sparks China Protest

    06/18/2009 10:31:57 PM PDT · by FreeKeys · 30 replies · 2,814+ views
    China Digital Times ^ | June 16, 2009 | dwang
    Protesters in the south-eastern Chinese city of Nankang have overturned police cars and blocked roads over plans to more strictly enforce payment of taxes. Officials in Nankang said several hundred protesters blocked a major road while others delivered a petition to a local government office. [...]China’s official Xinhua news agency said the local government’s plan to more strictly enforce payment of taxes from the furniture makers and dealers has been suspended in the face of the opposition. Danwei has more details, including a video which seems to have been just recently pulled from the Internet. Zuihulu has posted photos of...
  • This is Not Working (The Silent Majority isn't good enough. It's time for more demonstrations!)

    04/30/2009 12:17:26 AM PDT · by neverdem · 30 replies · 1,482+ views
    American Thinker ^ | April 30, 2009 | Robert West
    We have learned a few things from this presidential campaign season and Barack Obama's first 100 days in office.  First, and to our untold horror, we have discovered that Barack Obama can in fact successfully hide who he is and his vision for our country.  Prior to the election, any person of good judgment could readily understand who this man was and where he would likely take this country.  The signs were all there.  Now in power, he enacts his socialist policies in plain sight with little concern that the American public will strenuously object.  So why is it that...
  • Tea Party on the River

    04/16/2009 5:52:16 AM PDT · by Sam_Damon · 281+ views
    The Intelligencer (Wheeling, WV) ^ | April 16, 2009 | JOSELYN KING
    WHEELING - The $787 billion bank bailout. The $3.6 trillion budget. The auto bailouts. AIG bonuses. All these issues - along with what many believe is a now unresponsive federal government - came to a head Wednesday as protesters nationwide gathered to demand government accountability. In Wheeling, nearly 2,000 residents turned out at the city's Heritage Port for the "Tax Day Tea Party," one of more than 2,000 such events that took place nationwide.
  • Tax Demonstrators Teed Off ( Washington Times )

    04/16/2009 4:49:47 AM PDT · by kellynla · 7 replies · 484+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | April 16, 2009 | Sean Lengell and Valerie Richardson
    From the park fronting the White House to the California coast, tens of thousands of protesters staged anti-tax "tea parties" to mark tax-filing day and attack the Obama administration's spending plans. A soaked crowd of well over 1,000 demonstrators turned out for a rally at Lafayette Park across from the White House despite a steady rain muddying the grounds, one of hundreds of coordinated events held in cities and towns throughout the country. "We got tired of just talking about it around our kitchen table and thought maybe we should step out and do something," said Susan Fisher, 34, who...
  • ACTIVE’s Guide To Demonstrations: Countering ACORN

    04/07/2009 1:37:17 PM PDT · by ebiskit · 12 replies · 900+ views
    http://patdollard.com/ ^ | April 3rd, 2009 | ticticboom
    This is the final draft. Feel free to spread it around. - ttb A PatriotÂ’s Guide to Demonstrations For decades, protests and marches have primarily been associated with the Left. There are many reasons for this. They generally internalize politics to an extreme extent, becoming obsessed with policies that have absolutely nothing to do with their lives, families, or communities. They have jobs that either give them large amounts of free time or have few repercussions for disappearing for a few days, assuming they have jobs at all. At least half of any Leftist mob will be teachers, baristas, or...
  • Anti-AIG demonstrations draw small, animated crowds (SEIU and MoveOn.unnngh protests bomb-out)

    03/19/2009 4:20:55 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 3 replies · 428+ views
    Reuters on Yahoo ^ | 3/19/09 | Christine Kearney
    NEW YORK (Reuters) – Small crowds of protesters angered by the government's $180 billion bailout of AIG marched in cities across the United States on Thursday, mocking bonuses paid to employees who helped push the company to the brink of collapse. The largest U.S. labor union, the SEIU, and leftist activists from MoveOn.org among others called protests for more than 100 cities the day after President Barack Obama declared, "People are right to be angry -- I'm angry." Obama was responding to public outrage after the insurance giant recently paid $165 million in bonuses to employees of its financial products...
  • Anti-Stimulus [Tea Party] Protests Sprout Up

    02/21/2009 7:17:13 AM PST · by Sammy67 · 43 replies · 4,686+ views
    InvestorsBusinessDaily ^ | 2/20/09 | DAVID HOGBERG
    Holding signs reading "Stimulate Business, Not Government," "Families Against Porkulus" and "Say No To Generational Theft," protesters opposed to the $787 billion stimulus package have been mobilizing across the country. It started last Monday in Seattle, then moved Tuesday to Denver, where President Obama signed the stimulus bill into law. That was followed by another one in Mesa, Ariz., where Obama unveiled a mortgage rescue plan. Another protest was planned for Saturday outside the office of Rep. Dennis Moore in Overland Park, Kan. The Democrat voted for the stimulus. His office didn't return calls seeking comment. A New Populism? As...
  • Italy Says No To Dhimmitude - No More Muslim Prayer Jihads In Front of Churches

    01/22/2009 8:43:54 PM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 6 replies · 700+ views
    Infidel Bloggers Alliance ^ | January 23, 2009 | Pastorius
    From Il Corriere della Sera: Call for directive to prevent episodes like Duomo demonstration in Milan from happening again ROME – Places of worship, supermarkets and shopping malls will join public institutions, political party headquarters and diplomatic premises as being off-limits for demonstrators. Organisers will also have to pay a deposit as a guarantee against damage.NEW RULES – Interior minister Roberto Maroni has proposed new rules for public demonstrations, revealing that he is working on a directive to be sent to prefects and chiefs of police. A week ago, the minister explained to a hearing of the Senate’s constitutional affairs...
  • RNC Riots: Day 1

    09/02/2008 9:25:47 AM PDT · by thinkingIsPresuppositional · 15 replies · 324+ views
    Modern Conservative ^ | September 02, 2008
    Day: MondayLocation: Xcel Energy CenterProtesters: 10,000Police: ??? (Plus 150 National Guard)Arrests: 283 people (129 were felonies, 51 gross misdemeanors, 103 misdemeanors) Video Pictures Police use rubber bullets, pepper spray and tear gas to disperse protesters Protesters attacked delegates, smashed windows, punctured car tires and threw bottles Monday, a violent counterpoint to an otherwise peaceful anti-war march at the Republican National Convention. Police wielding pepper spray arrested at least 283 people, of which 129 were felonies, 51 gross misdemeanors and 103 misdemeanor arrests. The trouble happened not far from the Xcel Energy Center convention site, and many of those involved in...
  • Code Pinkos stink up hearings

    04/17/2008 5:54:25 PM PDT · by flib · 33 replies · 299+ views
    April 17, 2008 | flib
    During my recent visit to Capitol Hill, I was lucky enough to have the time and opportunity to attend some of the Petreaus hearings. I entered the hearings near the end of the morning session on Tuesday, April 8th. I was shocked to see that the Code Pinkos were there is full force making a mockery of our process. Cloaked head to toe in their version of Muslim garb with faces painted ghoulishly white with black circles around their eyes, they sported hands painted red. (The red hand bit quite appropriate since it was Code Pink who went into Fallujah...
  • COLLEGE ADMINISTRATORS WON'T BE AMUSED

    10/18/2007 6:14:01 AM PDT · by Turret Gunner A20 · 14 replies · 56+ views
    Nealz Nuze/WSB Radio ^ | October 18, 2007 | Neal Boortz
    Yesterday I told you about a student at Hamline University who was suspended simply because he sent an email in which he stated that perhaps the Virginia Tech massacre could have been stopped if a student with a concealed weapons permit had been carrying a gun. Now this student has been ordered to undergo a mental health evaluation. http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1912856/posts Now we have a group of students who have come up with an idea that is sure to get some thongs in a wad. Here comes The National Collegiate Empty Holster Protest. Next week students at colleges and universities who want...
  • Myanmar Bans Gatherings, Imposes Curfew

    09/25/2007 11:14:23 AM PDT · by wai-ming · 3 replies · 61+ views
    Yahoo! ^ | September 26, 2007 | None
    YANGON, Myanmar - The military government banned assemblies of more than five people and imposed curfews in Myanmar's two largest cities on Tuesday, after thousands of Buddhist monks and sympathizers defied orders to stay out of politics and protested once again. On a day President Bush announced new U.S. sanctions against the junta, truckloads of soldiers converged on Yangon after the monks, cheered on by supporters, marched out for an eighth day of peaceful protest from Yangon's soaring Shwedagon Pagoda, while some 700 others staged a similar show of defiance in the country's second largest city of Mandalay. "The protest...