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  • Boy Got a Haircut Like His Military Step-Brother, School Suspended Him

    03/28/2015 7:46:30 AM PDT · by Salman · 137 replies
    Reason ^ | Mar. 27, 2015 | Robby Soave
    There is nothing quite like the petty despotism of the public school system. A boy from McMinnville, Tennessee, was suspended after coming to Bobby Ray Memorial Elementary School with a haircut deemed inappropriate by the principal. It was a "high and tight" military-style haircut that the boy had requested so that he would look more like his step-brother, an active-duty soldier. The principal did not budge, leaving the boy's mother no choice but to shave his head so that he could come back to school.
  • School named after war hero forces child to shave off military-style haircut

    03/26/2015 12:34:14 PM PDT · by Timber Rattler · 97 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | March 26, 2015 | Todd Starnes
    Adam Stinnett looks up to his older stepbrother – a soldier in the U.S. Army. So when it came time to get a haircut, the seven-year-old told his mother he wanted a basic military-style cut. And that’s exactly what he got – high and tight – just like his stepbrother. Adam got his haircut on March 8. On March 9, his mother got a letter from the principal of Bobby Ray Memorial Elementary School in McMinnville, Tennessee. It seems they were not all that thrilled with the second grader’s new hairdo. The principal told Amy Stinnett that her son’s haircut...
  • Barber offers free haircut to mis-behaving kids.

    02/05/2015 6:24:26 AM PST · by HenryArmitage · 16 replies
    Fox Carolina ^ | Feb 04, 2015 | David Yirchott
    SNELLVILLE, GA (CBS46) - Have a kid who is acting out and out of control? Three days a week, a Snellville barbershop offers a free haircut called the "Benjamin Button Special," that'll make your misbehaving child resemble a senior citizen. A picture of the cut was posted to Instagram by Russell Fredrick, who owns A-1 Kutz in Snellville and goes by the name Master Barber Rusty Fred on the social site. The picture was accompanied with the following text: "So you wana act grown...well now you can look grown too👴. The grown-up kids special by: @rusty_fred GOT TO REACH EM...
  • How Uncle Sam Became a Bank Robber [Daniel 11]

    02/04/2015 2:45:30 PM PST · by Jan_Sobieski · 9 replies
    Reason.com ^ | 2/4/2015 | Jacob Sullum
    During her confirmation hearings last week, Loretta Lynch, President Obama's choice to succeed Eric Holder as attorney general, called civil forfeiture, a form of legalized theft in which the government takes people's property without accusing them of a crime, "a wonderful tool." Lynch, currently the U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of New York, suggested that innocent owners need not worry about getting hammered by this tool, because forfeiture "is done pursuant to supervision by a court," and "the protections are there." In light of a forfeiture case that Lynch's office had abruptly dropped the previous week, her assurances rang...
  • RNC Attacks Liberal ‘Haircut Strategy’ as ‘Voter Suppression’

    10/14/2014 7:41:24 AM PDT · by shuck and yall · 51 replies
    national review online ^ | By Joel Gehrke October 14, 2014 9:49 AM | Joel Gehrke
    Billionaire environmentalist Tom Steyer’s super PAC, Next Gen Climate, wants to implement a “haircut strategy” against Republican campaigns in order to depress conservative turnout. “Our Republican Haircut Strategy — a precision focus on a specific harm in target Republican markets — we will seek to degrade Republican performance,” a memo from Steyer’s super PAC explains in a memo obtained by Politico that the RNC flagged as a “voter suppression” tactic. “The election results in many states may be as narrow as a few thousand votes, so we sought to determine whether we could have an impact at the margins of...
  • Police hopeful man’s haircut will help lead to an arrest in Friendship sex assault (Shaved Star)

    07/11/2014 7:22:45 PM PDT · by equalator · 6 replies
    WPXI ^ | 7-11-2014
    Police said a man sexually assaulted a woman in Friendship Thursday, and they’re hoping his haircut will help lead to an arrest. The victim said she lives in the area and was confronted by the man as she returned to her home from a workout. “I screamed 'fire,' thinking somebody would come, but he had a hand over my mouth,” she said. He told me if I didn’t stop screaming that he would kill me and my animals.”
  • Meghan Kelly: BAD HAIRCUT Alert!!!

    07/10/2014 10:16:28 PM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 102 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 11 July 2014 | Reaganite Republican
    Is she nuts?  Fox News
  • Convicted Amish fight for release

    04/05/2013 3:15:44 PM PDT · by oxcart · 14 replies
    Associated Press ^ | April 05, 2013 | AMANDA LEE MYERS
    CINCINNATI (AP) -- Attorneys for a group of Amish men and women found guilty of hate crimes for cutting the hair and beards of fellow members of their faith in eastern Ohio are arguing that the group's conviction, sentencing and imprisonment in separate facilities across the country violates their constitutional rights and amounts to cruel and unusual punishment, according to recent court filings. The filings in federal court in Akron seek the release of seven of 16 Amish convicted in September in the 2011 attacks that were meant to shame fellow Amish they believed were straying from strict religious interpretations....
  • Cyprus President's Family Transferred Tens Of Millions To London Days Before Deposit Haircuts

    03/31/2013 1:08:55 PM PDT · by abb · 39 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | March 31, 2013 | Tyler Durden
    A day after former Cypriot President Vassilou was found to be among many elite Cypriot (politicians and businessmen) who had loans written-off by the major (now insolvent) banks; it appears the rot is far fouler than expected. In a somewhat stunning (or purely coincidental) revelation, ENETEnglish reports that Cypriot newspaper Haravgi claims that current President Nicos Anastasiades' family businesses transferred 'dozens of millions' from their Laiki Bank accounts to London just a week before the devastating depositor haircuts were unleashed upon his people. Of course, the denials are loud and Anastasiades has demanded an investigation into the claims; we are...
  • (Freedom of Choice, Comrades!) North Koreans Allowed to Choose from 28 State-Approved Haircuts

    03/03/2013 10:45:18 AM PST · by DogByte6RER · 44 replies
    WantChinaTimes.com ^ | 2013-02-23 | Maggie Kuo and Charlie Storrar
    Capita list: North Korea approves 28 model socialist hairstyles It's not just nuclear weapons proliferating on the Korean peninsula these days. In a move that for once is not considered a threat to regional and global security, the North Korean government has recommended a relatively generous range of 28 hairstyles for its citizens, claiming that they are "the most comfortable" styles and capable of warding off the corrupting effects of capitalism, according to ifeng.com, a news website run by Hong Kong's Phoenix TV network. Pictures can be seen on the walls of hair salons around the country showing the approved...
  • Toronto woman denied haircut files human rights complaint

    11/15/2012 5:32:47 PM PST · by RansomOttawa · 38 replies
    CBC News ^ | Nov 15, 2012
    A Toronto barbershop has found itself at the centre of a human rights complaint after its barbers refused to cut a woman's hair. Faith McGregor, 35, went to the Terminal Barber Shop on Bay Street, back in June looking for a haircut. But she was turned away. The barbers, who are all Muslim, told her their religion didn't allow them to cut the hair of a woman who is not a member of their family. McGregor filed a human rights complaint.
  • (Photos) U.S. Army Paratroopers with Mohawks - World War II

    08/26/2012 12:01:24 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 56 replies
    Retronaut ^ | August 23, 2012 | Retronaut
    U.S. Paratroopers with Mohawks - World War II
  • NYC: Barbers Can’t Charge Women More Than Men

    05/01/2012 1:03:12 PM PDT · by rawhide · 58 replies
    foxnews.com ^ | 5-1-12 | By Todd Starnes
    A New York City barber was accused of violating the city’s discrimination policy because he charged women three dollars more for a hair cut than men. “I’m here for 21 years and I’ve never heard of such a thing,” said Leon Kogut, the owner of Leon’s Fantasy Cut in Brooklyn. “The guy tells me this is discrimination of a woman.” An inspector slapped the barber with three violations totaling $650 in fines. Kogut said the inspector took issue with the fact that he charged $13 for a man’s haircut and $16 for a woman’s. “A woman’s haircut requires a lot...
  • The Wisdom of a $12 Haircut

    10/08/2011 6:32:47 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 31 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 8, 2011 | Bill Tatro
    Periodically, when I want to really understand the mood of America, I return to my home town of Clifton Springs, NY, and get a haircut from my old barber, Frankie D. His is a barbershop from the old days with two antique barber chairs, a cramped waiting area filled with old magazines, and always a ballgame on the television. The smell of Old Spice and Noxzema shaving cream combined with the heavy aroma of talcum powder takes me back to another era, and is definitely worth the price of a $12 haircut. No fancy hairstyle, no salon treatment, no bells...
  • Giving one's self a haircut (vanity)

    10/03/2011 7:57:09 PM PDT · by Celtic Cross · 66 replies · 1+ views
    Today. | Myself
    Hello FRiends. Lately I've noticed that whenever I have a question about something, my first impulse is to look it up on FR. Anyway, that explains this vanity. Do any FReepers (guys) have experience giving themselves a haircut? My hair grows faster'n a weed and I don't care to waste time and money constantly running to the barber. Plus my hair is thick, coarse, and wavy, so once it gets even moderately long I end up looking either like the 'Hall' in Hall and Oates, or else a 1950's greaser. Not pretty. I have an electric clipper with a few...
  • Japanese firm orders 2,700 staff to get the same 'energy saving' haircut

    08/28/2011 7:45:06 PM PDT · by caroline2005nc · 31 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | August 28, 2011 | Damien Gayle
    A Japanese company has ordered all 2,700 of its employees to get identical hairstyles - to help save energy. Tokyo-based Maeda Corporation announced the move as part of a national campaign to reduce energy consumption in the wake of the Fukushima nuclear disaster in March. Men are expected to sport a short back-and-sides, slightly longer on the top, while women have been asked to wear a 'cute' bob with a fringe that can be swept to one side.
  • Debt Downgrade Catastrophe Ahead?

    07/20/2011 6:52:33 PM PDT · by Pride_of_the_Bluegrass · 11 replies
    The Kudlow Report ^ | CNBC Video
    Video at Link
  • Shemale association of KPK registers their protest in front of Peshawar press club.

    07/11/2011 3:47:38 AM PDT · by musarratullah · 14 replies
    www.allvoices.com ^ | 11 july 2011 | MusarratUllahJan
    Peshawar, 11 July 2011, Member of Shemale association Peshawar has stage a protest against miss behaves of people in front of Peshawar press club. More then 30 Shemale has hold banners in which they demand from government for justice. The leader of Shemale Association Laila talk with media and said that no body consider us as human , last night we were out of city and people of the Chargano Kali has attack , he blamed that local landlord with the support of people cut our hair and misbehave with us. He said that our person goes to police station,...
  • Trenton barber is accused of biting customer's ear in half after complaint about slow haircut

    06/03/2011 3:50:19 PM PDT · by library user · 26 replies
    nj.com ^ | June 3, 2011 | by Alex Zdan
    ~ EXCERPT ~ TRENTON – A Trenton barber was arrested Thursday afternoon after allegedly biting a customer’s ear in half following a dispute over how long a haircut was taking, police said. James Dillard, 40, was at work inside the Beauty and the Beast Barber Shop on the 700 block of Chambers Street around 5:30 p.m. In his barber chair was a 24-year-old city man. Dillard and his client began arguing about how fast Dillard was cutting the hair, and the client decided to get up and leave the shop, police said. The client slammed the barbershop’s front door behind...
  • Romney stands by Bay State health law

    04/30/2011 4:29:26 AM PDT · by South40 · 21 replies · 1+ views
    boston.com ^ | 4/30/2011 | Matt Viser
    MANCHESTER, N.H. — Mitt Romney offered a tepid defense of the Massachusetts health care law, suggesting to an audience last night at the Granite State’s first forum of the 2012 presidential campaign that he would sign it again if given the chance.
  • Teen kicked off basketball team for hairstyle(stupid parents sues school district)

    01/07/2011 12:47:20 PM PST · by greatdefender · 78 replies · 1+ views
    Yahoo! Sports ^ | Janurary 7, 2011 | Cameron Smith
    George Steinbrenner famously refused to let Yankees players compete with any facial hair, or "unruly" haircuts. While those relatively manic standards were applied to professionals (extremely highly compensated professionals, at that), a similar measure is now being used to keep an eighth grader off his junior high basketball team. According to a number of sources, the Indianapolis Star and Associated Press chief among them, the parents of a Greensburg (Ind.) Community Junior High School student have filed a lawsuit against the district citing discrimination against their son, who was kicked off the team because his hairstyle violated a code of...
  • Who cuts your hair?

    08/16/2010 2:49:05 PM PDT · by JoeProBono · 103 replies · 1+ views
  • The Congressman and the Haircut

    08/14/2010 12:19:07 PM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 10 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 8-14-10 | Jared H. McAndersen
    Here is another great joke (I sort of use the word loosely here...you'll see why) that was sent to me via email thats too good to not share: One day a florist went to a barber for a haircut. After the cut, he asked about his bill, and the barber replied,'I cannot accept money from you. I'm doing community service this week.' The florist was pleased and left the shop. When the barber went to open his shop the next morning, there was a thank you card and a dozen roses waiting for him at his door. Later, a...
  • Obama voter filled with regret about ObamaCare

    03/23/2010 6:31:02 PM PDT · by Frantzie · 167 replies · 4,415+ views
    Vanity | 2-23-2010 | Frantzie
    I was talking to a disgusted Obama voter tonight.
  • Michelle Obama Gets A Haircut

    01/13/2010 2:28:20 PM PST · by Paul46360 · 98 replies · 3,262+ views
    First Lady Michelle Obama Unveils a New Shorter Hairdo at Delaware Funeral
  • Get A Haircut, Win A Gun(KY)

    09/19/2009 5:35:01 AM PDT · by marktwain · 11 replies · 1,125+ views
    wlky ^ | 18 September, 2009 | Staff
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Get a haircut, get a chance on an AK-47 rifle; that's the offer from a Louisville barbershop. The shop owner said he's just trying to raise awareness to the right to bear arms, but the gun promotion is drawing fire. A customer at the Okolona barbershop will win a Romanian made AK-47. Everywhere you look around the shop, you can tell it is a pro-gun atmosphere, from the hats to the mounted heads. Bruce Gooden teaches gun safety. He's a certified concealed carry instructor, a lifetime member of the NRA and he cuts hair. The more involved...
  • Rapper gets OBAMA haircut

    01/21/2009 11:53:10 AM PST · by TornadoAlley3 · 15 replies · 649+ views
    katc ^ | 01/21/09 | katc
    OPELOUSAS, La. -- A local rapper got the Barack Obama T-shirt, and the haircut, too. Patrick Jones, whose rap name is P.A.T., has been working in New York, but got his hair cut during a visit home to Opelousas. His hair is shaved off around a silhouette of the White House. Inside that, "OBAMA" is shaved in capital letters.
  • New Iowa ads: 'Why not Dodd?'

    11/01/2007 5:08:46 PM PDT · by LurkedLongEnough · 11 replies · 71+ views
    The News-Times [Danbury, CT] ^ | November 1, 2007 | MIKE GLOVER, AP
    DES MOINES, Iowa -- Chris Dodd's barbers are back. The Democratic presidential candidate began running two television ads in Iowa on Thursday that feature actors playing small-town barbers. The barbers, used in a previous Dodd ad, take swipes at rivals Hillary Rodham Clinton and John Edwards. One commercial shows the barbers in their shop, watching a Clinton ad in which she discusses her plan to expand health coverage. "Is that a new plan?" asks one barber. "The only way you're going to get health care passed is to bring Democrats and Republicans together," the other says. The exchange highlights Clinton's...
  • John Edwards Party Crasher Is Jailed (Max Cleland's aide)

    08/28/2007 9:35:27 PM PDT · by LdSentinal · 4 replies · 542+ views
    MVGazette.com ^ | 8/28/07 | JIM HICKEY
    Police this week are continuing their investigation into a Florida man believed to be the former chief of staff for a U.S. senator who crashed the fundraiser of Presidential candidate John Edwards in Chilmark on Friday by passing himself off as a campaign official. Police say 31-year-old Michael Duga used a credential identifying himself as the chief of staff to former Sen. Maxwell Cleland of Georgia to gain access to the event. Once inside, he purported to be a top official for the Edwards campaign to some while representing himself as a paying guests to others. According to Mr. MacDonald,...
  • The man behind the haircut

    08/16/2007 9:47:56 PM PDT · by SmithL · 23 replies · 949+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 8/16/7 | Debra J. Saunders
    ELIZABETH EDWARDS complained to the Progressive magazine that anti-war critics such as Sen. Barack Obama are "behaving in a holier-than-thou" manner on Iraq. Too bad for Edwards that Obama opposed the war in Iraq in 2002, while her husband then-Sen. John Edwards - as well as Sens. Joe Biden, Hillary Clinton and Christopher Dodd - voted for the Iraq war resolution. Holier-than-thou anti-war Democrats. Isn't that phrase redundant? Elizabeth Edwards now is more than John Edwards' wife. She has become his Spiro Agnew. Remember Agnew, President Richard M. Nixon's first vice president and designated hatchet man, known famously for dismissing...
  • The Real Liberal: John Edwards (Rolling Stoned lovefest)

    08/16/2007 12:24:59 PM PDT · by raccoonradio · 5 replies · 881+ views
    Rolling Stone(d) ^ | 8/10/07 | Tim Dickinson
    If he weren't rich, handsome and so well married, you might feel a little sorry for John Edwards. Never before in the 231-year history of our republic have the inalienable traits that Edwards possesses -- his fair skin and a Y chromosome -- been anything but a prerequisite for presidential politics. Today, his race and gender stand a chance of derailing his campaign altogether. (snip) The Edwards campaign presents his progressive evolution as a return to his core beliefs. "In 2004 he was consultant-driven," says Moulitsas. "In his gut he was against the war, but Bob Shrum talked him into...
  • Democratic Debate Comments

    07/24/2007 9:54:29 PM PDT · by gpapa · 3 replies · 568+ views
    Townhall.com ^ | July 25, 2007 | Tony Blankley
    Just as our troops are fighting the terrorists in Iraq so we don't have to face them here at home, I watched the Democratic Party presidential debate on Monday so you wouldn't need to let those egregious people into your own living rooms. (Although, obviously, our troops in Iraq face deadly duty, while I only face deadly dull duty.) But I did learn a few things. For the first time Monday, CNN provided us with sustained close-up shots of Sen. John Edwards' haircut, and I can now understand why he paid between $400-$1,200 a cut. At middle range, it looks...
  • The Breck Girl's Spurned Stylist Reveals Long-Term Relationship

    07/06/2007 6:40:44 AM PDT · by indcons · 40 replies · 1,766+ views
    RushLimbaugh.com ^ | July 5, 2007 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: Story today, John Solomon, Washington Post. "Splitting Hairs, Edwards's Stylist Tells His Side of Story. For four decades, Joseph Torrenueva has cut the hair of Hollywood celebrities, from Marlon Brando to Bob Barker," did you see, by the way, speaking of Bob Barker, the Clintons were in some sort of Fourth of July parade yesterday or day before, they were out there in Iowa for four days, and apparently some old women that were just there, because it's something to do to get out of the house, saw Clinton and Hillary walking down the street and they started screaming,...
  • John Edwards' Hairstylist Speaks Out on Locks, $1,250 Bill (for one haircut)

    07/04/2007 2:31:18 PM PDT · by LdSentinal · 76 replies · 5,190+ views
    The Washington Post ^ | 7/4/07 | John Solomon
    For four decades, Joseph Torrenueva has cut the hair of Hollywood celebrities, including Marlon Brando and Bob Barker, so when a friend told him in 2003 that a presidential candidate needed grooming advice, he agreed to help. The Beverly Hills hairstylist, a Democrat, said he hit it off with then-Sen. John Edwards (D-N.C.) at a meeting in Los Angeles that brought several fashion experts together to advise the candidate on his appearance. Since then, Torrenueva has cut Edwards's hair at least 16 times. At first, the haircuts were free. But because Torrenueva often had to fly somewhere on the campaign...
  • "Bumper sticker slogans" and a $400 hair cut

    05/25/2007 9:11:34 AM PDT · by sdnet · 33 replies · 1,221+ views
    SmallGovTimes.com ^ | May 25th, 2007 | Marie Jon, SmallGovTimes.com
    One of the leading Democrat candidates, known for his fabulously-coiffed hair, believes that we need not be concerned with the global Islamic fascists. Yes, presidential hopeful Senator John Edwards gives speeches that dramatically minimize what he calls "the Bush administration's War on Terror." He is certainly not an ignorant man, yet like other Democrats, he is willing to sell out America, Iraq, and our troops for his own political gain. Immediately after the attacks of 9/11/01, most people understood that terrorism is real and not just a "bumper sticker slogan." However Señor Fancy Face is putting forth more than his...
  • Iowa Poll: Democrats prefer Edwards in new poll (HUSSEIN Obama 2nd, Hillary 3rd)

    05/19/2007 9:04:57 PM PDT · by LdSentinal · 13 replies · 898+ views
    The Des Moines Register | 5/19/07 | Jonathan Roos
    Link Only: Democrats prefer Edwards in new poll
  • Iran bans 'Western' haircuts for men

    04/30/2007 7:34:43 AM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 51 replies · 2,072+ views
    The Australian ^ | April 30, 2007 | AFP
    Iran bans 'Western' haircuts for men April 30, 2007 TEHRAN'S barbers are to stop offering Iranian men unconventional Western hairstyles amid a nationwide crackdown on dressing deemed to be unIslamic, the Etemad newspaper reported on Sunday. The paper quoted the head of the Tehran barbers' association as saying police had issued a directive forbidding its members from giving men offbeat hairstyles that are all the rage in more affluent parts of the capital. "Currently some salons use Western grooming methods to create styles that are in line with the European and American ones," said the association's head, Mohammad Eftekhari-Fard. "The...
  • Edwards Reimbuses Campaign for Haircuts (Preening Breck Girl Forced to Cough Up the Cash! LOL!!!)

    04/19/2007 9:09:42 AM PDT · by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle · 64 replies · 1,687+ views
    Breitbart ^ | 04/19/2007 | AP/Nedra Pickler
    WASHINGTON (AP) - Democrat John Edwards is trying to get out of a hairy situation, reimbursing his presidential campaign $800 for two visits with a Beverly Hills stylist. Two $400 cuts by stylist Joseph Torrenueva, who told The Associated Press that the former North Carolina senator is a longtime client, showed up on Edwards' campaign spending reports filed this weekend. Edwards spokesman Eric Schultz said it never should have been there. "The bill was sent to the campaign. It was inadvertently paid," Schultz said. "John Edwards will be reimbursing the campaign." Edwards is also the subject of a popular YouTube...
  • Edwards' haircuts cost a pretty penny

    04/17/2007 6:44:21 PM PDT · by don-o · 92 replies · 2,004+ views
    AP via Yahoo News ^ | April 17, 2007 | JOAN LOWY
    WASHINGTON - Looking pretty is costing John Edwards' presidential campaign a lot of pennies. The Democrat's campaign committee picked up the tab for two haircuts at $400 each by celebrity stylist Joseph Torrenueva of Beverly Hills, Calif., according to a financial report filed with the Federal Election Commission. FEC records show Edwards also availed himself of $250 in services from a trendy salon and spa in Dubuque, Iowa, and $225 in services from the Pink Sapphire in Manchester, N.H., which is described on its Web site as "a unique boutique for the mind, body and face" that caters mostly to...
  • Spears Dogged for Poor Pet Ownership!

    12/19/2006 2:08:00 AM PST · by Dallas59 · 20 replies · 1,115+ views
    Yahoo Music ^ | 12/19/2006 | Sarah Hall
    Apparently, Kevin Federline wasn't the only warm-blooded being Britney Spears ousted from her home this year. Once the proud owner of pampered pooches Bit-Bit, Lacy and Lucky, Spears ended the year dog-less, a feat that earned her the title of World's Worst Celebrity Dog Owner in an online poll of readers of Hollywood Dog and New York Dog magazines. "Britney was the overwhelming choice," editor Hilary O'Hagan said in a statement. "She once had three Chihuahuas and never left home without at least one of them on her arm. As soon as she met K-Fed and had kids, they disappeared."...
  • The Tourist Who Influenced the Terrorists (Bad Haircut Leads to Jihadism)

    12/09/2006 10:38:43 AM PST · by shrinkermd · 5 replies · 571+ views
    Vababound ^ | 12 November 2006 | Rolf Potts
    With the global rise of political Islamism, many pundits have recently begun paying closer attention to the writings of Egyptian scholar and Muslim Brotherhood publicist Sayyid Qutb (1906-1966), whose radical Milestones and 30-volume In the Shade of the Koran are said to be masterpieces of jihadist thought and persuasion. These writings, which some analysts consider to be an ideological influence on violent Islamist movements such as al-Qaida, contain an uncompromising anti-Western slant that Qutb supports with observations from his travel experiences in the United States. In these classic jihadist works, Qutb is never all that specific about how and where...
  • [Tony] Blair's Wife Spent $13,700 On Hairstyle In One Month

    04/21/2006 7:59:18 PM PDT · by DaveLoneRanger · 29 replies · 1,113+ views
    NBC-4 ^ | April 21, 2006 | Staff
    LONDON -- It took $13,700 to make the hair look good for a month. A London newspaper said Prime Minister Tony Blair's Labor Party spent almost $14,000 on hairstyling bills for Blair's wife during last year's month-long general election campaign. The Times said the party lists the styling bills as an election expense of $490 a day for a month of campaigning. A Labor spokeswoman responded, "So what?" She said Cherie Blair worked hard and is enormously popular, then added, "Don't forget, we won the election."
  • Iraqi Forces Arrest About 60 After Clashes

    01/27/2006 10:43:44 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 24 replies · 591+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 1/27/06 | Robert H. Reid - ap
    BAGHDAD, Iraq - Iraqi forces clashed with insurgents Friday near the notorious airport road and other districts of western Baghdad, arresting nearly 60 people as the sounds of a rousing song, "Where are the terrorists now?" blared from police car loudspeakers. The fiercest clashes occurred in the Jihad district along the main road to Baghdad International Airport — scene of numerous bombings and ambushes. U.S. attack helicopters roamed the skies and the rattle of automatic weapons fire echoed through the streets as motorists abandoned their vehicles and merchants shuttered their shops. Iraqi troops armed with rifles and machine guns blocked...
  • (Neil)Armstrong Threatens to Sue Ohio Barber

    06/01/2005 10:57:13 AM PDT · by JZelle · 38 replies · 1,394+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | 6-1-05 | TERRY KINNEY
    CINCINNATI (AP) -- Apollo moon mission astronaut Neil Armstrong has threatened to sue a barbershop owner who collected Armstrong's hair after a trim and sold it for $3,000. Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon, used to go to Marx's Barber Shop in Lebanon about once a month for a cut. That stopped when he learned that owner Marx Sizemore had collected his hair clippings from the floor and sold them in May 2004 to a collector. "I didn't deny it or anything," Sizemore said. "I told him I did it." Sizemore said Armstrong asked him to try...
  • [Mullet Hairstyle] Short in front, long in back, cool all over

    03/08/2005 1:08:17 PM PST · by Albion Wilde · 33 replies · 4,729+ views
    The Baltimore Sune ^ | March 6, 2005 | Rob Hiasson
    Love it or hate it, you have to admit: A mullet hairstyle is distinctive There are two kinds of people in this country, and forget that blue-state, red-state thing. You're either for a mullet or against a mullet. What's a mullet? Do not mock us. Yes, a mullet is a spiny-finned, feeble-toothed fish, but we all know it's so much more. A mullet is a hairstyle characterized by the hair cut short in front and on the sides but kept long down the back. It's not a cutting-edge style. But recently, the mullet has re-emerged as a pop culture object...
  • Senator John Kerry, Don’t Burn Someone Else’s Limited Edition Bra!

    04/30/2004 8:09:49 AM PDT · by crushkerry · 7 replies · 237+ views
    www.crushkerry.com ^ | 4/30/04 | Gabrielle Reilly
    If I was on one of my adventures around the world, I am about positive I would love to meet Senator John Kerry and his interesting, outspoken, alternate wife. They are fluent in worldly matters and could partake in lively conversations on global issues. As an Australian, I am filled with interest meeting people from every walk of life. Always. That’s the essence of my culture. But, there are some people you would love to have a beer with but would never do business with. That’s the savvy, yet kind, heart of Australia… you can welcome everyone, but never give...
  • Look at what happens if Kerry doesn't get his $1,000 haircut!

    04/29/2004 6:41:55 PM PDT · by areafiftyone · 50 replies · 360+ views
    Yahoo ^ | 4/29/04
  • Inside Politics - EXPENSIVE HAIRCUT (Kerry alert)

    04/28/2004 3:54:45 AM PDT · by Elkiejg · 20 replies · 453+ views
    Washington Times ^ | 4/28/04 | Greg Pierce
    Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry flew his Washington hairdresser to Pittsburgh for a touch-up on the Friday before his recent appearance on NBC's "Meet the Press," Matt Drudge writes at www.drudgereport.com. Cristophe stylist Isabelle Goetz was flown to Pittsburgh at great cost, Mr. Drudge said. "Her entire schedule had to be rearranged," an anonymous source said. A Kerry campaign spokesman refused to say whether the hairdresser flew by private jet on April 16 or on the official Kerry For President campaign plane. "The total expense for the hair touch-up is estimated to be more than $1,000," Mr. Drudge said, citing...
  • John Kerry's $15,000! Haircut [not $1000 per Drudge]

    04/27/2004 2:38:31 PM PDT · by antaresequity · 43 replies · 2,935+ views
    4/27/04 | Self
    $1000 dollar Haircut? Not By My Calculations I did a little research. Then I went to an independent source to confirm that research. Here is what I found about the $1000 dollar haircut cost. Corroborated by a phone call to Signature Flight Support in San Francisco [also located in DC], the Flying Squirrel [Gulfstream V] would consume approximately 660-700 Gallons [5500-5700 pounds] of Kerosene to fly from Washington DC to Pittsburgh. Also Corroborated by Signature Flight Support was my calculated mileage including pattern approach and departure[300 nm x 2]. To fly a Gulfstream V to Pittsburgh, and back, from Reagan...
  • BACKSTORY Kerry's $1000 MTP haircut (same hairdresser coifed Clinton on LAX runway 1993)

    04/27/2004 12:24:44 PM PDT · by Liz · 40 replies · 271+ views
    <p>Internet reporter Matt Drudge reported last week (in 2002) that Kerry, who is married to Pittsburgh pickle princess Teresa Heinz, gets his regular coif at the tony Cristophe Salon.</p> <p>If the name sounds familiar, it's because the salon's eponymous founder has gained notoriety by also cutting the hair of both Bill and Hillary Clinton.</p>