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  • France: Jews, Muslims Forced to Wear Red Discs Around Necks

    09/27/2015 2:45:48 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 54 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 27/9/15 | Tova Dvorin
    school in central France has hailed back to the Middle Ages this week, after forcing Jewish and Muslim students who do not eat pork, as well as vegetarians, to wear red and yellow discs around their necks. The Piedalloues primary school in Auxerre, in Burgundy, forced eighteen students to wear the discs, in order to ensure that cafeteria workers did not give them pork or meat. The practice was withdrawn this week after outraged parents and local officials compared the practice to wearing yellow stars, as mandated by the Nazis, the Telegraph reports. The mayor immediately ordered the practice be...
  • Israeli Students Barred from Louvre

    06/15/2015 8:46:24 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 26 replies
    INN ^ | 6/15/2015, 4:47 PM | Tova Dvorin
    The District Governor of Ile De France has contacted the State Attorney’s Office on Monday, after the French newspaper Liberation reported that two prominent historical sites turned away a group of students from the Tel Aviv University (TAU) Art History program last month. According to the report, both the Louvre art museum and the Sainte-Chapelle church rejected tour requests from the group on the basis of their nationality. …
  • French PM Tells Muslims ‘Terror Isn’t Islam’

    06/15/2015 8:50:41 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 40 replies
    INN ^ | 6/15/2015, 2:37 PM | (Arutz Sheva Staff)
    French Prime Minister Manuel Valls claimed on Monday that despite the overabundance of Islamist terror, there is no link between terrorist extremism and Islam, as he opened a conference aimed at improving ties with France’s large Muslim community. “We must say all of this is not Islam,” said Valls as quoted by AFP. “The hate speech, anti-Semitism that hides behind anti-Zionism and hate for Israel…the self-proclaimed imams in our neighborhoods and our prisons who are promoting violence and terrorism.” …
  • Hollande asked Netanyahu not to attend Paris memorial march

    01/12/2015 4:49:01 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 51 replies
    Haaratz ^ | 01/12/2015 | By Barak Ravid
    French President Francois Hollande conveyed a message to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu over the weekend asking him not to come to Paris to take part in the march against terror on Sunday, according to an Israeli source who was privy to the contacts between the Elysees Palace and the Prime Minister’s Office in Jerusalem. The fact that this message had been conveyed was first reported by Channel 2. After the French government began to send invitations to world leaders to participate in the rally against terror, Hollande’s national security adviser, Jacques Audibert, contacted his Israeli counterpart, Yossi Cohen, and said...
  • Report claims France didn’t want Netanyahu at Paris march

    01/11/2015 11:46:22 AM PST · by Dave346 · 48 replies
    Times of Israel ^ | January 11, 2015, 9:30 pm
    The French government was opposed to the idea of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attending Sunday’s historic march in Paris, believing the Israeli leader’s presence at the rally would be “divisive,” Israeli media reported Sunday. Netanyahu did not initially plan to attend the event, which was organized in a show of solidarity and defiance after terrorist attacks in the French capital which claimed 17 lives. However, the Prime Minister changed his mind after Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman and Economy Minister Naftali Bennett announced they would join the march, Israel’s Channel 2 news reported. In retaliation to Netanyahu’s sudden change of heart,...
  • Another gunman takes 'at least' five hostage in 'kosher' grocery in Paris - and police fear...

    01/09/2015 6:28:32 AM PST · by BlatherNaut · 38 replies ^ | 1/9/15 | Corey Charlton & Peter Allen
    Two people have been killed in a Kosher store in eastern Paris where a ‘heavily armed’ Islamic terrorist is currently holding hostages, police believe. Sources in the Paris force said the suspected murderer was Amedy Coulibay, 32, who is wearing body armour and brandishing two Kalashnikov automatic weapons. He is said to be working with a woman called Hayat Boumeddiene, 26, who is also said to be ‘armed and dangerous’. Shots rang out close to the Porte de Vincennes while the two brothers believed to be behind the murderous attack on the Charlie Hebdo satirical magazine were themselves hold up...
  • France’s Multiculturalist Agenda Makes Jews Pack Their Bags

    01/09/2015 6:11:14 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 17 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 01-06-2014 | Ryan Girdusky
    Daily Caller France’s Multiculturalist Agenda Makes Jews Pack Their Bags 4:50 PM 01/06/2015 Ryan Girdusky Political Consultant As more French Jews face anti-Semitic attacks, many are leaving for Israel. Most of the attacks have come from Muslims, whether immigrants or French-born, many of whom have not assimilated into French society – if not rejecting French society entirely. Compounding the dangerous situation, France’s left-wing government refuses to acknowledge the scope of this crisis, apparently more afraid of losing Muslim votes they depend on than in defending France’s half-million Jews. Israel’s Ministry of Immigrant Absorption is expecting “Little Paris” neighborhoods to pop...
  • French government slams 'anti-Semitic' violence at pro-Palestinian rally

    07/21/2014 11:06:22 AM PDT · by ConservingFreedom · 7 replies
    Reuters ^ | Jul 21, 2014 | Ingrid Melander and Marine Pennetier
    [...] Local media showed the burnt-down front of a kosher grocery shop in the heavily Jewish Parisian suburb of Sarcelles after a non-authorized protest on Sunday. Last weekend pro-Palestinian marchers clashed with riot police outside two Paris synagogues. "It is unacceptable to target synagogues or shops simply because they are managed by Jews," Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve told reporters during a visit to Sarcelles, which is also home to large non-Jewish immigrant populations. "Nothing can justify anti-Semitism, noting can justify that kind of violence. This will be fought and sanctioned," he said. [...]
  • Anti-Israel Protesters Trap Hundreds of Jews in Paris Synagogue

    07/14/2014 4:18:42 AM PDT · by markomalley · 10 replies
    Breitbart London ^ | 7/14/2014 | Abe Katsman
    Clashes erupted in Paris on Sunday as thousands of people protested against Israel and in support of Hamas and residents in the Gaza Strip, reports The Times of Israel.Several thousand demonstrators marched through the streets of Paris behind a large banner that read "Total Support for the Struggle of the Palestinian People".(snip)Blogger Elder of Zion carries a report that the protests were far more menacing and anti-Semitic than the main news sites have reported. According to a first-person account, protesters also chanted "Death to the Jews," "Hitler was right," "Hamas Resistance," "Jihad! Jihad! Jihad!" and "Palestine must finish the job...
  • Muslims Gas Jews Outside Paris

    06/11/2014 7:04:35 AM PDT · by Nachum · 7 replies
    Pamela Geller ^ | 6/10/14 | Laurence Allezy with MP
    Fresh on the axe attack on young Jewish teens comes this story. What drives this vicious Jew-hatred in the Muslim world? The quran — which apparently is fine. But speak of it and you will be smeared, targeted and marginalized as a racist-islamophobic-anti-Muslim-bigot. Apparently French authorities have not yet labeled this hate attack as “anti-semitic.” They refused to to designate the torture and savage murder of Ilan Halimi as hate, too, if you remember, despite the fact that that was all about and only about targeting and slowly torturing a young Jewish man. Two young Jews attacked in Sarcelles Laurence...
  • Islamist Screaming Allahu Akbar Attacks Rabbi & Son Outside Synagogue … Police Say Motive Is Unclear

    04/30/2013 5:08:01 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 25 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | April 30, 2013 | Jim Hoft
    An Iranian man screaming “Allahu Akbar!” attacked a rabbi and his son outside a synagogue in Paris with a box-cutter. The father and son were wearing kippahs. An escapee from a psychiatric institution slashed a rabbi and his son with a box-cutter on Tuesday, prompting witnesses to tackle and subdue the attacker after a chase through a Paris synagogue, officials said. The rabbi, who is in his late 40s, was recovering from surgery for a neck injury and his 18-year-old son sustained lesser injuries in the attack north of a touristic shopping area near Paris’ gilded Opera Garnier, according to...
  • Jews of France flee to the U.K to escape anti Semitic attacks

    02/26/2013 6:32:38 PM PST · by Nachum · 24 replies
    Your Jewish News ^ | 2/26/13 | Shifra Unger
    The number of new faces seen every Shabbat in the synagogues of England, rose sharply in 2012, as French Jews are escaping a surge of anti Jewish attacks, according to press reports in the United Kingdom. The number of French Jews crossing the Channel to find a safe haven in the U.K. has increased as figures released this week showed a 58 percent increase in anti-Semitic incidents in France for 2012. Last week, the Chief Rabbi of the U.K., Lord Sacks, warned: "the position of the Jews in Europe today is very difficult. There are threats now to ritual circumcision...
  • The Terror of being a Young Jewish Girl in Paris

    02/11/2013 8:34:16 PM PST · by Nachum · 14 replies
    Atlas Shrugs ^ | 2/11/13 | Pamela Geller
    The miseries that Muslims inflict on host countries is unspeakable. But the cowardice of authorities is atrocious and eerily similiar to other horrible chapters in French history. Paris Today By Lawman • on February 12, 2013 Please see below the shocking statement by a 16 year old girl in Paris, detailing the anti-Jewish assaults and hatred she has endured for two years, until her mother pulled her from the school. It was sent to us by her mother, asking for help, particularly in finding employment in London. She is coming to escape the violence and malice in her home town....
  • Three young Jews severely attacked by Muslim mob in France

    10/03/2012 9:25:49 AM PDT · by Perseverando · 9 replies
    Atlas Shrugs ^ | October 2, 2012 | Pamela Geller
    Obama say, "respect it!" Islamic Jew-hatred -- it's in the quran. Holy evil. The article is written in enemedia speak -- "immigrant," "north African," "Asian," and "youth" are all euphemisms for "muslim." Where is the worldwide outcry? No, only my ads elicit that kind of condemnation. Three young Jews wearing skullcaps severely attacked in France EJP LYON (EJP)---Three young Jews wearing skullcaps have been severely attacked Saturday night in Villeurbanne, near Lyon, by ten people, described as being of North-African origin, who beat them with hammers and iron bars, an act denounced as "extremely serious" by French Interior Minister Manuel...
  • Jew Hunting Season Open in France

    06/24/2012 11:49:12 PM PDT · by bd476 · 12 replies
    Gatestone Instiute ^ | June 19, 2012 at 4:30 am | by Guy Milličre
    Jew Hunting Season Open in France by Guy Milličre June 19, 2012 at 4:30 am These organizations remain blindly silent : for them, Muslims are "victims of racism" and therefore cannot be racist. France is presently prey to one of the worst waves of anti-Semitism in its history ; this wave is not receding, rather, it is intensifying. According to the annual report published by the Protection Service of the Jewish community, 2011 was a bad year; 2012 will be worse. Since the killing of three children and a rabbi in the courtyard of a school in Toulouse on...
  • France Once Again a Hell for Jews

    06/06/2012 5:08:14 AM PDT · by SJackson · 18 replies
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | June 6, 2012 | P. David Hornik
    - FrontPage Magazine - - France Once Again a Hell for JewsPosted By P. David Hornik On June 6, 2012 @ 12:35 am In Daily Mailer,FrontPage | 3 Comments Earlier this week, as reported in Algemeiner, three yarmulke-wearing young Jews in Villeurbanne, France were attacked with hammers and iron bars by a mob of over a dozen Muslim youths. The victims had to be hospitalized and then were released.The Times of Israel reports that police are still looking for the perpetrators, and that they’re believed to be of North African extraction.It was only in March, of course, that...
  • 3 young Jews wearing yarmulkes attacked w/ a hammer & iron bar [racist Arabs, France]

    06/03/2012 8:20:34 PM PDT · by Milagros · 7 replies
    Three young Jews wearing skullcaps were attacked Saturday night in Villeurbanne, a suburb of Lyon, by a dozen individuals who beat them with hammers and iron bars, "extremely serious" acts denounced by the Minister of the Interior, Manuel Valls. A youth suffered an open wound to the skull and a young girl was hit in the neck, according to the Ministry of Interior. Briefly hospitalized, they were all released from the hospital Saturday night, after five days of hospitalization, the police told AFP. Manuel Valls described the anti-Semitic attack as "extremely serious" and reiterated his "determination to fight against any...
  • Knights of Pride’ wanted to turn France into Islamic Caliphate

    03/23/2012 3:41:29 AM PDT · by Candor7 · 26 replies
    Israel Hayom ^ | 22 March 2012 | Daniel Siryoti and Eli Leon
    Mohammed Merah belonged to extreme Salafi group that works to topple French democracy • Group’s website shut down with homepage reading: “Due to great pressures brought upon us, we have dismantled the Forsane al-Izza movement.” Mohammed Merah, the confessed murderer of three children and a rabbi at a Toulouse Jewish school this week, was not a lone wolf, and on Wednesday the testimonies poured in about his involvement with a Salafi (extreme strand of Sunni Islam) group named Forsane al-Izza (FA). The “Knights of Pride”- as the group’s name means in English - was founded in France about a year...
  • The New Nazis

    03/22/2012 4:44:15 AM PDT · by expat1000 · 18 replies
    Sultan Knish ^ | Mar 21, 2012 | Daniel Greenfield
    There was a time when Jewish children were hunted down and killed in France. Their killers believed themselves to be members of a superior group that was destined to rule the world and enslave or exterminate members of inferior groups. The cowardice and appeasement of the French authorities allowed them to operate freely, to kill Jews and launch attacks on other countries. What was then is now again. The occupying army doesn't wear uniforms, it wears keffiyahs. It doesn't speak German, it speaks Arabic. It doesn't believe that it is superior for reasons of race as much as for reasons...
  • 4 killed in shooting at French Jewish school

    03/19/2012 3:33:14 AM PDT · by tobyhill · 71 replies
    cnn ^ | 3/19/2012 | staff
    A gunman opened fire on a Jewish school in southern France Monday, killing four people -- the third shooting in the area in 10 days. The shooting in the city of Toulouse left a teacher and three children dead, including a 3-year-old, said local prosecutor Michel Valet. A fourth child was injured. The gunman arrived shortly after 8 a.m. and fled on a motor scooter after the shootings. He is believed to have used two different guns, interior ministry spokesman Pierre-Henry Brandet said. "It's a horrible tragedy," Brandet said on CNN affiliate BFM. It's the third shooting by a man...
  • Sarkozy: Israel has no better security partner than France

    11/09/2011 4:33:00 PM PST · by SJackson · 24 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 11-9-11 | TOVAH LAZAROFF
    French president responds positively to request by World Jewish Congress official to push for unprecedented sanctions against Iran. French President Nicolas Sarkozy promised to stand with Israel against Iran during a 90-minute meeting he held with the World Jewish Congress at the Elysée Palace in Paris, according to sources from the gathering who spoke with The Jerusalem Post. “Israel has no better security partner than France when it comes to Iran,” Sarkozy assured the Jewish leaders, according to the sources. RELATED: PM: Iranian nukes endanger Mideast, world peace Sarkozy gaffe rekindles talk of US-J'lem tensions The head of the World...
  • Europe: Worst for Jews Since End of WW2

    06/30/2010 10:14:12 AM PDT · by Nachum · 16 replies · 1+ views
    inn ^ | 6/30/10 | Hillel Fendel
    European Jewry is in its worst condition since the end of World War II. This bleak evaluation was delivered by European Jewish Congress President Moshe Kantor on Tuesday. "Jews are afraid to walk the streets in Europe with Jewish symbols", Kantor said. "Synagogues, Jewish schools and kindergartens require barbed-wire fences and security, and Jewish men, women and children are beaten up in broad daylight." EJP (European Jewish Press) reports that Kantor was speaking at a lunch meeting in Brussels, organized in honor of Belgium’s ascendance to the presidency of the European Union. The participants were members of the European Parliament...
  • French Anti-Semites Tear Gas Elderly Man at Synagogue

    05/03/2010 2:46:42 PM PDT · by Nachum · 16 replies · 408+ views
    inn ^ | 5/3/10 | Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu
    Three men sprayed tear gas on an elderly Jew outside a French synagogue Sunday, the second violent attack on Jews in the country in three days. The attackers of the elderly man left behind an anti-Semitic slogan, according to the London Telegraph. The attackers, still at-large, launched the attack as the man, described as being in his 80s, was waiting outside to attend daily prayer services, Nimes Jewish community leader Paul Benguigui told the newspaper. Nimes is located in southern France.
  • Jew Attacked With Knife, Iron Rod In France

    05/01/2010 2:03:03 AM PDT · by Cindy · 16 replies · 733+ views
    YNET ^ | Published: 05.01.10, 07:57 / Israel News | n/a
    Anti-Semitism "Jew attacked with knife, iron rod in France" SNIPPET: "Anti-Semitic incident in Strasbourg: Man wearing skullcap assaulted by two men in djellabas. Victim hospitalized with serious injuries after being hit in back, stabbed in chest; assailants arrested" Ynet Published: 05.01.10, 07:57 / Israel News SNIPPET: "A Jewish French citizen was seriously hurt Friday after being assaulted with an iron rod and a knife in the center of Strasbourg. The DPA news agency reported that the man, 42, was attacked by two men wearing djellabas, robes traditionally worn in North Africa. Eyewitnesses reported that the Jew, who was wearing a...
  • 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
  • The swarm that moved a legislature buzzes still

    02/20/2004 3:10:49 AM PST · by phenn · 102 replies · 275+ views
    St Petersburg Times ^ | 02/20/04 | Mary Jo Melone
    ennis Jones will not soon forget it. How could he? The Legislature's phone system was down for three days. The fax machines wouldn't work. Such was the power last October of Christian conservatives, who lobbied to ram through the bill that let Gov. Jeb Bush order the reinsertion of Terri Schiavo's feeding tube. The phone calls, faxes and e-mails so overloaded the Legislature that the communications system broke down. They were victorious last year, but conservatives probably won't get a chance to do more damage this year. Jones, from Treasure Island, and the senate majority leader, won't allow it. He'll...
  • AMBER ALERT FLORIDA Janelle Adkins

    01/20/2004 8:12:27 AM PST · by tutstar · 24 replies · 570+ views
    email | 1/19/04 | FDLE
    Amber Alert Update Janelle Angelea Adkins Date Missing: Jan 19th 2004 Missing From: Her Residence in Niceville, Florida County: Okaloosa Birth: 04/06/1988 Age Disappeared: 15 Race: White Sex: Female Height: 5'01" Weight: 105 Hair: Brown Eyes: Blue Narrative: This is a follow up to the Florida Amber Alert that was activated on January 19, 2004 for Janelle Adkins to let you know that there has been an update to the case. Authorities believe Janelle may be in a 1999 Green Ford Pickup Florida Tag G94 KVQ or a 1999 Blue Chevy SUV with dark tinted windows, chrome 'spinner' rims,...
  • A Few Of FR's Finest....Every Day....09-17-03....Florida~The Sunshine State

    09/17/2003 1:29:11 AM PDT · by dansangel · 347 replies · 2,487+ views
    A Few of FR's Finest....Every Day Free Republic made its debut in September, 1996, and the forum was added in early 1997.   Over 100,000 people have registered for posting privileges on Free Republic, and the forum is read daily by tens of thousands of concerned citizens and patriots from all around the country and the world. A Few of FR's Finest....Every Day was introduced on June 24, 2002. It's only a small room in JimRob's house where we can get to know one another a little better; salute and support our military and our leaders; pray for those in...

    07/17/2003 10:16:06 AM PDT · by Coleus · 92 replies · 1,102+ views ^ | 07.17.03 | Pamela F. Hennessy
    CALL TO ACTIONREGARDING: Terri SchiavoPlease read and forward.   Friends,   You may already know Terri Schiavo's situation. Many of you have personally expressed your concern about this tragedy that is currently unfolding in the Florida Courts.   Matters got worse on Friday, July 10th, when Terri's family was informed that the appellate court would provide no relief. In two weeks, Terri's case will head back to Judge George Greer's court where he will order Terri's starvation death to commence.   Terri's family intends to do everything possible to stop this action, but time is running out FAST. One...
  • Attorney: Disabled Miami woman's pregnancy TERMINATED (FL rape case)

    05/30/2003 8:05:49 AM PDT · by OXENinFLA · 192 replies · 418+ views
    Attorney: Disabled Miami woman's pregnancy terminated print e-mail reply subscribe The Associated Press A fetus in its 24th week of development has been aborted by doctors who said the life of the mother - a retarded, deaf and seizure-prone rape victim - would be threatened if the baby was carried to full term, an attorney said Friday. The abortion and tubal ligation to prevent future pregnancies were performed late Thursday at Jackson Memorial Hospital, said Lance Block, who represents the disabled woman's mother. Miami-Dade police took DNA samples from the fetus in an effort to identify the father, whom officials...
  • Fair Lawn, NJ officer killed in shootout

    04/18/2003 6:05:31 AM PDT · by Coleus · 63 replies · 2,342+ views
    News 12 ^ | 04.18.03
    Fair Lawn officer killed in shootout     Play the video (04/18/03) BERGEN - A manhunt involving numerous law enforcement agencies was launched on Thursday night after a shootout in Bergen County ended with one police officer dead and another wounded.Fair Lawn Police Officer Maryann Collura was helping a Clifton officer who was involved in a car chase on Thursday night. The Clifton officer was chasing a red sports car that was eventually stopped on a church's front lawn.Authorities say when the officers tried to arrest the people in the car, at least one of the suspects and the Clifton...

    03/10/2003 5:26:01 AM PST · by AAABEST · 313 replies · 2,085+ views
    The Golden Gate Gazette ^ | March 10, 2003 | Kaydee Tuff
    David will take on Goliath, Mar. 13, as Southern Golden Gate Estates property owner Jesse Hardy fights the state of Florida for 160 acres of land he has called home for 27 years.Located in what is called the "Hole in the Donut," the property is part of the state's 55,000-acre buy-out to restore natural water flows to the SGGE, once slated for development.Hardy says his property is not necessary to the restoration project and will not be adversely affected by it."I'm not against any of the environmentalists' work to re-hydrate the Southern Golden Gate Estates," he says. "I'm all for...
  • FLORIDA AMBER ALERT: Krystal D. Taylor

    12/03/2002 12:55:02 PM PST · by RedBloodedAmerican · 71 replies · 545+ views
    FDLE ^ | 12.03.02 | FDLE
  • Confederate flag controversy spans state

    09/25/2002 9:05:07 AM PDT · by stainlessbanner · 27 replies · 584+ views
    Florida Today ^ | Sep 24 2002 | Matt Reed
    <p>The Confederate battle flag has generated controversy elsewhere in Florida, with officials frequently deciding to remove the flag and courts siding with school administrators who ban it.</p> <p>Last year in Florida, the Confederate flag that had flown at state Capitol since 1978 was removed at the request of Gov. Jeb Bush. The flag was retired quietly and with no announcement on Feb. 2 -- in stark contrast to the uproar in other southern states over the Confederate battle flag. Some say the flag symbolizes Southern valor but others contend it represents slavery.</p>
  • Sen. Torricelli, D-NJ and the Mafia

    09/14/2002 7:36:56 PM PDT · by Coleus · 46 replies · 635+ views
    In 1996 Torricelli was caught on an FBI wiretap soliciting contributions over a telephone at a Florida pizza parlor under surveillance for suspected Mafia ties...
  • Gov Bush Congratulates FL Director for Debut of FL-Based Film on HBO [Jeb: Keep on filming in FL!]

    06/28/2002 10:53:10 AM PDT · by summer · 41 replies · 212+ views
    State of FL - ^ | June 27, 2002 | Executive Office of the Governor
    FL Gov Jeb Bush: "[HBO film] 'The First of May' underscores the extraordinary level of filmmaking talent and expertise found in Florida. I congratulate Paul and his team for a job well done and encourage Floridians to tune in to HBO next week to see this wonderful family film." Governor Bush Congratulates Florida Director for Debut of Florida-Based Film on HBO For Immediate Release Thursday, June 27, 2002 Contact: Rebecca Mattingly or Robert Grimm (850) 410-4765 TALLAHASSEE - Governor Jeb Bush today congratulated producer and director, Paul Sirmons, on the HBO debut of "The First of May," a feature...
  • A Much Deserved "Thank You" For Keeping Florida Safe and Economically Sound [by Jeb Bush]

    05/31/2002 4:27:59 PM PDT · by summer · 32 replies · 227+ views
    The Tampa Tribune ^ | May 31, 2002 | Jeb Bush
    Gov. Jeb Bush and young Floridians take pride in, and recognize, our men and women in uniform. Friday, May 31, 2002 The Tampa Tribune A Much Deserved "Thank You" For Keeping Florida Safe and Economically Sound By Jeb Bush As we celebrate National Military Appreciation Month, it is important for all Floridians to take pride in and recognize those men and women in uniform who have served our country in the past and those who continue to do so today - especially as our armed forces are actively deployed in support of our war on terrorism. During this time of...
  • Terri Schiavo Needs Your Help

    05/13/2002 3:45:41 PM PDT · by Coleus · 31 replies · 555+ views
    Dear Friends, The story of Terri Schiavo is a case that could have major implications in the fight to preserve the dignity of life, especially for persons who are handicapped, elderly or sick. Terri's family is inspirational in their devotion to her care. I have met them several times and they have kept me informed of her plight. I usually do not send out emails with requests for donations, but I felt the need to make an exception in this situation. Detailed explanations of current and past legal events are featured on Terri's website at Terri's Website. I especially recommend...
  • Civics teacher running for state House(FLA-Democrat Underground member running, 21st district)

    03/29/2002 7:43:50 PM PST · by Dan from Michigan · 28 replies · 566+ views
    Palatka Daily News ^ | 3-29-02 | Marcia Lane
    Civics teacher running for state House by Marcia Lane Palatka Daily News A high school civics and government teacher is seeking to have a say in government by running for state representative. Democrat Jerald Cumbus, 35, thinks the time is right for his campaign for the District 21 seat currently held by Republican Joe Pickens. Pickens is finishing his first two-year term in office. "Every semester, I tell seniors 'If you don't get involved and make a commitment as voters or citizens, you might as well pack your bags and live in China'" said Cumbus. At the very least, he...
  • Lawyer involved in 2000-election dispute to run for congress

    03/27/2002 7:10:47 AM PST · by Tank-FL · 7 replies · 152+ views
    WDBO Radio ^ | 03/27/2002
    (Orlando-AP) -- A democratic attorney who challenged republican absentee ballot applications during the disputed 2000 presidential election has announced he will run for congress in a newly created district. Harry Jacobs said he will run in the new central Florida seat which republican Florida House Speaker Tom Feeney helped create during this legislative session's redistricting process. Feeney is expected to run for the seat. Jacobs made his decision at the urging of national democratic leaders such as representative Nita Lowey of California, head of the democratic campaign committee. Feeney spearheaded a successful effort by the Florida house to pass a...
  • Statement by Gov. Jeb Bush re: USF Professor Al-Arian; also: Mon is deadline for Al-Arian's appeal

    01/12/2002 9:12:35 AM PST · by summer · 124 replies · 635+ views
    State of FL -- ^ | Dec. 20, 2001 | Jeb Bush
    Statement By Governor Jeb Bush Regarding University of South Florida Professor Al-Arian For Immediate Release Thursday, December 20, 2001 Contact: Elizabeth Hirst (850) 488-5394 TALLAHASSEE -- "I strongly support the decision of the University of South Florida regarding Professor Sami Al-Arian. We all recognize the importance of freedom of speech and academic freedom in our universities. Professors have the right to say things that are unpopular. But they do not have the right to disrupt the life of a university. "Professor Al-Arian chose to create a situation in which his presence on campus would seriously threaten the safety of ...

    03/21/2002 3:46:39 PM PST · by rdf · 78 replies · 238+ views
    Declaration Foundation ^ | 3/21/02 | Dr. Richard Ferrier
    DECLARATION FOUNDATION'S "EDUCATION PAPERS" by Dr. Richard Ferrier, President March 21th Florida's legislature has just overwhelmingly passed the "Celebrate Freedom Week" bill, and it is expected that Governor Jeb Bush will sign it. The bill's authors, Sen. Charlie Clary and Rep. Jerry Melvin, are requiring FLA public schools, in the last week of September, to include recitation of a portion of the Declaration of Independence, starting with the words, "We hold these truths ..." and it will further mandate "at least 3 hours of appropriate instruction in each social studies class, as determined by each school district, which instruction shall...
  • Today's Katherine Harris Campaign Update, 3/16/02

    03/16/2002 6:33:55 PM PST · by katherineisgreat · 14 replies · 265+ views, | me
    Katherine and Katie Bolon (1st Vice President-Manasota Republican Women’s Club Federation) at a thank you luncheon hosted by Katherine for the SRQ County Republican Executive Committee and Republican Club Presidents. Katherine with Rex Richards (President-Sarasota Chamber of Commerce); and Jim Paulmann (Home Builders Association Past President Appointee) > Katherine talks with Mary Briggs (President-Northport Area Republican Club) at the Republican Party of Sarasota County Annual Chairman’s Circle luncheon at the University Club on Friday, January 25 Katherine receives support and an endorsement from the Home Builders Association of Sarasota County, Inc., in December. She stands with members (left) John...
  • **Inaugural Edition** Daily Photos of Katherine Harris, Run for Congress

    03/14/2002 6:32:02 PM PST · by katherineisgreat · 26 replies · 431+ views, my hard drive, internet, ap, reuters | 3/14/02 | myself
    Hey fellow freepers. I know there have been requests for a daily photo thread for Katherine Harris. Being one of Katherine's biggest fans on FR not to mention that I have roughly 350 pictures of her on my hard drive :0) I think I'm qualified to fill the position. Since there are not enough pics to go around everyday from her campaign website, I'll be uploading some old ones of my own. Yes, I've lifted some of the stuff directly off her site. Please no flames I'm taking a big step out here and if nobody likes it... then I...
  • U.S. attorney: university professor accused of ties to alleged

    02/21/2002 7:36:48 PM PST · by TheOtherOne · 19 replies · 356+ views
    Associated Press Newswires | 20:48 ET
    U.S. attorney: university professor accused of ties to alleged terrorists under criminal investigation &nbsp; 20:48 ET Associated Press Newswires Copyright 2002. The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. TAMPA, Florida (AP) - A professor accused of having ties to alleged terrorists is being investigated by the U.S. government, the area's chief federal prosecutor said.Federal investigators are investigating the conduct and activities of Sami Al-Arian, a tenured Palestinian-born professor who has been at the University of South Florida for 16 years, U.S. Attorney Mac Cauley said Thursday. Years ago, Al-Arian headed an academic think tank that the U.S. government later linked ...
  • Liberte', Egalite', Antise'mitisme

    03/09/2002 10:12:45 PM PST · by Nachum · 6 replies · 63+ views
    The Jerusalem Post ^ | Sunday March 10, 2002 | Leora Eren Frucht
    (March 10) - With anti-Jewish rhetoric and actions on the rise in France, Leora Eren Frucht asks why there is official indifference to the problem, and whether it is spurring more French Jews to make aliya Walking to a Paris synagogue last Yom Kippur, Laetitia Hassoun and her mother were taunted by passersby who yelled: quot;Vive Bin Laden!quot; Karine Addaoui and a friend were about to enter a synagogue in Nice, also on Yom Kippur, when three young Arabs, two of them women, began pushing and punching them. Hassoun's and Addaoui's stories are part of what one French Jewish leader...