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  • School books CAN call D-Day 'invasion': Berlin court

    02/05/2016 10:15:37 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 52 replies ^ | 04 Feb 2016 14:22 GMT+01:00
    A parent demanded that a book taught at his son's school which described the Second World War D-Day landings as an invasion be taken off the curriculum. A Berlin court disagreed. The history book taught in his son's school described the Normandy landings, in which the Allied forces made the biggest amphibious landing in history on France's Atlantic coast, as an "invasion". This was both inappropriate and an insult to the soldiers who died in the assault, said the Kreuzberg parent. The Allies could not be seen as invaders because they were liberating an occupied land, he argued. ...
  • Two in five Austrians think Nazi era wasn’t all bad, survey finds

    05/09/2014 12:48:06 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 77 replies
    Sixty-nine years after the end of World War II, nearly a third of Austrians would like to have a “strong leader” (Führer) at the helm of their country “who doesn’t have to deal with elections and a parliament”, according to a new study published on Wednesday in Vienna. Asked about what Nazi rule from 1938 to 1945 had given the country, 36 percent of the 1,015 Austrians surveyed answered “both good and bad things” while three percent said “primarily good things”. […] A clear majority of respondents (56 percent) said discussions about the Holocaust and the Second World War should...
  • Janeane Garofalo: Is someone paying Herman Cain to be a tea-party token?

    08/18/2011 5:40:27 PM PDT · by Justaham · 40 replies ^ | 8-18-11 | Allahpundit
    She’s quite serious, which makes this clip blogworthy even though it’s just the latest in a long, long, long line of paint-by-numbers racial demagoguery from Garofalo on Olbermann’s show. Even the core criticism is recycled. Remember when she made the same charges about “Stockholm syndrome” and tea-party tokenism against Clarence Thomas a few months ago? You can see her roots as a comic in these segments — they’re essentially just “bits” in which she runs through her routine, the emcee grunts with approval, and the liberal audience cheers in appreciation of an old performer whom they think fondly of. She’s...
  • Panetta makes 9/11 gaffe in Iraq (AP Lies--Says Bush Connected Saddam to 9/11)

    07/11/2011 9:28:55 AM PDT · by MissesBush · 12 replies
    AP ^ | 07/11/11 | Paul J. Richards
    Newly appointed US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta told American troops in Baghdad on Monday that 9/11 was the reason they were in Iraq, before he was quickly corrected by his spokesman. "The reason you guys are here is because of 9/11. The US got attacked and 3,000 human beings got killed because of Al-Qaeda," Panetta told about 150 soldiers at the Camp Victory US base. "We've been fighting as a result of that," he said. The administration of former US President George W. Bush had hastily linked Saddam Hussein, the ousted Iraqi dictator, to the 9/11 attacks. That was one...
  • The Real Srebrenica Massacre

    01/28/2010 7:37:52 PM PST · by Ravnagora · 41 replies · 1,106+ views
    4International ^ | January 11, 2010 | John Peter Maher, Ph.D.
    WARNING: THIS BLOG CONTAINS EXTREMELY GRAPHIC ATROCITY PHOTOS. ***** When did commentators first start using the formulation, the catch phrase, “The Srebrenica Massacre [of x-thousands of Muslim men and boys]”? When did the “Srebrenica Massacre” story break? No reports from 10 July 1995 and the immediately ensuing days and weeks ever refer to “the massacre of 8000 (or 7000 etc) Muslim men and boys”. FROM Iran, no mention of a massacre having taken place: “Iranian foreign minister [Velayati], in a message to the UN secretary-general, has asked for immediate action to prevent a massacre of the defenceless people of Srebrenica...
  • US campaign begins to get dirty (WP says that if we had photos we wouldn't run them)

    02/16/2004 12:01:17 PM PST · by Diddle E. Squat · 52 replies · 2,235+ views
    BBC ^ | 2/15/04 | Paul Reynolds
    The 2004 American presidential election is shaping up to be a rough one by recent standards with questions already rife about President Bush's National Guard service and Senator John Kerry's private life. But in historical terms, this is quite mild stuff and there is a moderating influence these days in that the heavyweight US media are reluctant to get involved in what they see as private issues. Both the New York Times and the Washington Post, for example, have written about whether President Bush actually carried out his duties as a pilot in the Texas Air National Guard in 1973....
  • Republican History Revealed

    07/23/2003 10:03:09 AM PDT · by justshutupandtakeit · 835 replies · 1,634+ views
    In Back to Basics for the Republican Party author Michael Zak (FR's distinguished patriot, Grand Old Partisian) undertakes the heroic and herculean task of clearing the name of the Republican Party from the thicket of lies, distortions and misrepresentations which has been cultivated by the Democrat/media alliance. Since any partisian argument in today's America must begin with the refutation of chronic and consistent lies told about the GOP, Zak's book provides the necessary ammunition to do just that. This well-written, interesting and enjoyable tour of GOP history can be of use to any patriot who wants to know the truth...
  • Hillary WAS NOT being booed (explanation ;)

    10/23/2001 6:39:11 AM PDT · by sirshackleton · 92 replies · 231+ views
    this guy's site ^ | October 22, 2001 | "Marty" and the guy who owns the site
    From this guy's site: "Leave it to Marty....She knows what happened: Oh, and a side-note on the 'boo-ing of Hillary' at the McCartney concert---in reviewing the tape, something happened during the ending of Macy Gray's set....the chorus sang a line, and she shot them a look that would have chilled Datan's soul, and then she walked off, before the number was finished. There are a couple of beats missed, and then, frantically, there's Paul Shaffer cueing the back-up singers to finish the chorus, they do, the band crescendo's and the song 'ends'. I believe what was perceived as booing for ...
  • If the Dixie Chicks had been rockin' babes ...(Choke on your vomit alert!!)

    03/25/2003 12:27:06 PM PST · by Houmatt · 60 replies · 790+ views
    Houston Chronicle ^ | March 24, 2003 | Tamara Conniff
    Sheryl Crow wore a white T-shirt emblazoned with "War Is Not the Answer" when she accepted her American Music Award in January. Limp Bizkit frontman Fred Durst was received with cheers when he said, "This war has got to go away as soon as possible" during the Grammy telecast. But when Natalie Maines of the country music trio the Dixie Chicks said from a London stage that she was "ashamed" that President Bush was from Texas, the result was quite different. Angry fans flooded radio stations in San Diego, Nashville and Dallas with calls demanding that the Dixie Chicks' music...
  • Beatles CD's/Posters altered to remove cigarettes

    01/21/2003 5:07:47 AM PST · by ejdrapes · 27 replies · 710+ views
    SIMON WHEELER ^ | January 21, 2003 | The Sun
    EXCLUSIVE No more Fag Four Beatles One for the road ... Beatle Paul McCartney with a cigarette in his hand on the original 1969 album cover By SIMON WHEELER THE classic Beatles’ Abbey Road album cover showing the band on a zebra crossing has been altered – to remove the cigarette in Paul McCartney’s hand. The original image shows a barefoot Macca third in line holding his ciggie. The 1969 photo has been a poster best-seller since it was shot near Abbey Road studios in North London, where the Fab Four recorded most of their music. But companies including...