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  • Reform: Not Ignorant, Not Helpless (Muslim Women)

    12/05/2005 10:47:32 AM PST · by Nachum · 10 replies · 809+ views
    Newsweek ^ | 12-5-2005 | Lorraine Ali
    The West is focused on the extreme cases of oppression against Muslim women. But there's another world out there. Dec. 12, 2005 issue - If I'd never known a Muslim woman, I'd probably pity any female born into Islam. In America we've come to see these women as timid creatures, covered from head to toe, who scurry rather than walk. They have no voices, no rights and no place outside the home. But I grew up around secular Muslims (my father was an Iraqi Shiite) in Los Angeles, stayed with ultrareligious relatives in Baghdad and met dozens more Muslim women...
  • Something Every Zottee Should Realize

    11/17/2005 6:15:41 AM PST · by Turkey Day · 270 replies · 7,570+ views
    <p>You people are jerks. Not likeable jerks either, but the kind folks would like to smack in the back of the head with a shovel. Think Judge Snells from Caddyshack or Neidermier from Animal House.</p> <p>I know this probably comes as a shock to you, but if you do some serious soul searching, you'll realize that I am right.</p>
  • Russian ZOT "Meta-Group" Behind 9/11?

    11/03/2005 4:55:34 PM PST · by snowback · 148 replies · 3,954+ views
    Lobster. The Journal of Parapolitics ^ | 10/29/05 | Peter Dale Scott
    Concluding Question: The Meta-Group and the United States Government It seems clear that the meta-group, with its influential connections on at least three continents, was powerful enough to effect changes, through the Russian 9/11, in Russian history. The question arises whether they could similarly effect changes in American history as well. As we have seen Russian sources claim that the U.S. Government has had access to he meta-group, for such especially sensitive projects as the assassination of Abu al Walid al-Hamadi. They claim the meta-group's involvement in a number of U.S.-sponsored regime changes in eastern Europe, from the overthrow of...
  • Critics Fear Trailer 'Ghettos'

    09/16/2005 11:00:33 PM PDT · by BigFinn · 64 replies · 1,719+ views
    Washington Post ^ | September 16, 2005 | By Jonathan Weisman
    On the dusty grounds of Lone Star Army Ammunition Plant in Texarkana, Tex., the recreational vehicles and mobile homes are arriving at a rate of 100 a day before being shipped out to the fringes of Hurricane Katrina's disaster zone. Those trailers, among 300,000 to be purchased with nearly $5 billion of federal money, have become a focal point of criticism of the Bush administration's early rebuilding efforts. Some conservatives blanch at the cost. And many critics fret that mobile homes will hardly protect their residents from the next storm. But most of all, housing experts -- conservatives and liberals...
  • Will Somebody Say Thank You? (Michael Reagan)

    09/09/2005 4:50:32 PM PDT · by nascaryankee · 54 replies · 1,991+ views
    NewsMax ^ | Sept. 8, 2005 | Michael Reagan
    Will Somebody Say Thank You? Turn on TV, read the local newspaper or listen to your local radio station, and all you are going to hear, see and read are accounts of people knee-deep in playing the blame game. What you don't hear is anybody saying "thank you." From the safety of France, Pierce Brosnan took the time to tell the world: "This man called President Bush has a lot to answer for. I don't know if this man is really taking care of America. This government has been shameful." Instead of lifting a finger to help Katrina's victims, this...
  • Doctors' kitchen knives ban call

    07/23/2005 4:16:17 PM PDT · by kerryusama04 · 47 replies · 827+ views
    BBC news ^ | May 26, 2005
    A&E doctors are calling for a ban on long pointed kitchen knives to reduce deaths from stabbing. A team from West Middlesex University Hospital said violent crime is on the increase - and kitchen knives are used in as many as half of all stabbings. They argued many assaults are committed impulsively, prompted by alcohol and drugs, and a kitchen knife often makes an all too available weapon. The research is published in the British Medical Journal. The researchers said there was no reason for long pointed knives to be publicly available at all. They consulted 10 top chefs from...
  • Communism and human nature (Bolshie Mod sez, Arise ye kittens of the earth!)

    04/05/2005 10:50:57 AM PDT · by Sammy sam · 153 replies · 8,234+ views
    Many argue that communism will never be possible because of "human nature". The essence of this false argument is the belief that a communist society would consist of an all-powerful central government that would tell everybody what to do--and would therefore undermine the creative initiative of individuals and the search for happiness. • This argument is based on two false assumptions: (1) It assumes that a communist society will look like the former Soviet Union, or the current China, North Korea, etc (ie: corrupt police states with a feudal-style ruling class) (2) It assumes that people will only work in...
  • Why Want Bush Do Something about the cost of gas? (ZOT!!! He awaits orders from Juwish Modz.)

    03/23/2005 4:07:55 PM PST · by John Zell · 175 replies · 8,487+ views
    Gas costs so much. I cant afford it. Why want Bush do something? Don't say he can't. His daddy or his handlers could be on the phone in 2 minutes with the Rothchilds and by 1 week, oil prices would be under $20 and gas would be 1 dollar a gallon. You know it and I know it. Why want he? Do you know? Is there sombody we can call? Plaese advice.
  • I'm so stupid, I signed up and got the Zot.

    12/21/2004 12:25:42 PM PST · by hk409 · 36,227 replies · 219,508+ views
  • Hillary Clinton 2008 Confirmed?

    01/17/2005 4:38:09 PM PST · by yoe · 51 replies · 6,759+ views
    National Ledger ^ | Jan. 16, 2005 | Staff
    New York Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-NY) has long been rumored as desperately seeking the democratic nomination for president in 2008. And while many political observers fully expect the power hungry former First Lady to hit the campaign trail within only a few months of being re-elected as a US Senator in 2006, US News & World report claims to have a confirmation of sorts. From USNews.Com's Washington Whispers: Hillary's in… You don't have to take it from us about Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton 's desire to run for president. Her brothers, Hugh and Tony Rodham, say it's true. Friends...
  • Drought Leaves Europe's Farmers Helpless

    07/31/2003 7:32:44 AM PDT · by blam · 17 replies · 309+ views
    BBC ^ | 7-31-2003 | Alex Kirby
    Drought leaves Europe's farmers helpless By Alex Kirby BBC News Online environment correspondent Europe is aflame, with little prospect of any imminent change in the weather to cool it off. We've never had this kind of drought in 50 yearsMauro Pinelli Four people have died in forest fires in France, and firefighters across the continent are fully stretched. The forecast for Rome and Lisbon is 37C, for Athens 33C, and no respite is in sight. For Europe's farmers, totally dependent on the weather, the outlook is dire, and remedies are few. The European Union has begun to act. Its agriculture...