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  • Obama Calls Republicans ‘Un-American’ In Late Election Appeal to Black Voters

    11/03/2014 5:45:11 PM PST · by lbryce · 37 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | Kristinn Taylor
    Barack Obama went on the Frank Ski Show Monday at 4:10 PM. President Barack Obama attacked Republicans as ‘un-American’ in an interview on Monday. Obama made the incendiary remarks while speaking to Frank Ski on WHUR-FM, the radio station of Howard University in Washington, D.C. Howard University bills itself as the “nation’s premier Historically Black College and University.” Obama called Republicans “un-American” for efforts to ‘restrict the franchise’ of voting by calling for voter ID laws and moving to curtail early and weekend voting. In April of this year, Obama agreed with a supporter at a Democratic Party fundraiser in...
  • Patient at D.C.'s Howard University Hospital Does Not Have Ebola

    10/04/2014 5:22:03 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 34 replies
    A patient who was evaluated for Ebola at Howard University Hospital in Washington, D.C., does not have the disease, according to the DC Department of Health and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The Patient had traveled to Nigeria recently. That person was admitted to the hospital in stable condition and was isolated. The hospital continues to treat the patient for other illnesses. In a White House briefing Friday, Sylvia Burwell, the U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services, said of the Howard case, "What you see are people taking precautions." There are no confirmed cases of Ebola...
  • Racial Morality Play

    07/09/2013 5:48:37 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 13 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 9, 2013 | Mona Charen
    There is nothing the cable channels love more than a good murder trial, especially if the violence is spiced with the irresistible seasoning of race. But you don't understand much about America if you don't know that only some racial recipes are newsworthy. If the victim is white and the killer is black, it's not interesting (unless the killer is a celebrity). If the victims are both white, it's only interesting if the victim or the murderer is a comely blond female (preferably a nymphomaniac). If the victim and killer are both black, it's a yawn. If the victim is...
  • Artur Davis: Rand Paul’s Wasted Day at Howard University

    04/13/2013 10:21:23 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 40 replies
    Official Artur Davis Website ^ | 04/13/2013 | Artur Davis
    Rand Paul’s speech at Howard University yielded about what would have been expected. The media focused on the crowd’s tepid reactions. Various liberal pundits dwelled on Paul’s awkward moments: the senator unwisely choosing a “did you know” riff that assumed his audience’s ignorance about certain historical points of reference, while he blanked on the name of Edward Brooke, a Republican who happened to be the only black man in the 20th Century who won a Senate election; and Paul’s tortured effort to contextualize his criticism of the 1964 Civil Rights Act. If Paul was simply showing up as a token...
  • Rand Paul tells majority black Howard Univ. that it was Dems, not GOP behind 'racism and Jim Crow'

    04/11/2013 2:09:25 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 14 replies
    The London Daily Mail ^ | April 10. 2013 | David Martosko
    'We'll have to see what the Howard students thought,' Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul shouted from an elevator Wednesday afternoon, answering MailOnline's question about whether his foray into winning the hearts and minds of black youths was successful. Paul, a Republican darling who is already laying the groundwork for a 2016 presidential run with a coming appearance in New Hampshire, had just wrapped up a two-hour appearance at the Howard University School of Business. Howard is among the U.S. colleges classified as 'historically black,' and the audience of approximately 300 included few white faces apart from those belonging to reporters. (VIDEO...
  • Howard Student To Rand Paul: "I Want A Government That Is Going To Help Me"

    04/11/2013 7:56:33 AM PDT · by Sir Napsalot · 78 replies
    RCP Video ^ | 4-10-2013
    Howard University student to Sen. Rand Paul: ".... You say you want to provide a government that leaves us alone. Quite frankly, I don’t want that. I want a government that is going to help me. I want a government that is going to help me fund my college education. I want a government that won’t define me by my FAFSA or by my family’s income. I’m a dollar sign with a heartbeat in this nation. This society is a mirror image of Capitol Hill. Do you, Senator Rand Paul, have a solution to come up with new American values...
  • Rand Paul stumbles but doesn’t fall at Howard University

    04/11/2013 7:46:57 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 33 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 04/11/2013 | Charlie Spiering
    Sen. Rand Paul R-Ky. delivered an effective speech at Howard University, even though he rhetorically stumbled at points. The audience was mostly silent through Paul’s prepared speech, which highlighted traditional Republican policies such as school choice, free markets, and limited government. Paul’s more libertarian ideas, however, appeared to resonate with the audience, as they applauded for his views on reduced jail penalties for non-violent drug users and a more humble foreign policy. “Republicans are often miscast as uncaring or condemning of kids who make bad choices,” Paul said. “I, for one, plan to change that.” Paul admitted that Republicans had...
  • Rand Paul's Play to Win Over Black Voters at Howard University

    04/09/2013 9:25:22 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 31 replies
    National Journal ^ | 04/09/2013 | By Elahe Izadi
    The GOP minority outreach efforts continue: This time, it’s Sen. Rand Paul taking the message to a historically black university. How the libertarian-minded senator is received will indicate how well GOP is making inroads with minorities. Paul will be delivering a speech at Howard University on Wednesday, where he’ll talk about “the importance of outreach to younger voters, as well as minority groups,” according to his office. He also plans to address school choice and civil liberties. The Kentucky Republican’s appearance echoes the recommendations made in the Republican National Committee’s autopsy report, detailing why the party lost the 2012 election...
  • Black Agenda Summit at Howard: Obama “Does Not Deserve a Pass Anymore”

    02/03/2013 7:31:40 AM PST · by Libloather · 39 replies
    Politic365 ^ | 2/01/13 | Lauren Victoria Burke
    On the first day of Black history month, policy experts analyzed the current economic state of Black Americans during a summit at Howard University. One featured participant said President Obama, “does not deserve a pass anymore” regarding confronting Black issues head on and asked that the President “summon his courage” and “find his voice” on economic inequality in America. **SNIP** There has been discussion on what some refer to as a “cone of silence” over the Obama presidency regarding issues dealing with race and racial disparities in America. The Washington Monthly magazine featured Obama and race on their front cover...
  • WIDE SCALE FOOD POISONING of US troops attempted at Ft. Jackson, SC

    02/18/2010 3:09:35 PM PST · by Mr. Jazzy · 427 replies · 23,081+ views
    Fox News ^ | FOX NEWS
    <p>No info at link yet, just came across the TV. Investigators believe that the poisoners where Arabic translators! ROP strikes again???</p>
  • Pakistani Police: 5 Americans Have al-Qaida Link (U.S. brother of one: "He's a normal Joe")

    12/10/2009 9:27:31 AM PST · by kristinn · 27 replies · 1,316+ views
    AP via The Houston Chronicle ^ | Thursday, December 10, 2009 | Asif Shahzad and Devlin Barrett
    Five young American Muslims arrested in Pakistan met with representatives of an al-Qaida linked group and asked for training but were turned down because they lacked references from trusted militants, a Pakistani law enforcement official said Thursday. SNIP Javed Islam, a regional police chief in Pakistan, said the men wanted to join militants in the country's tribal area before crossing into Afghanistan and said they met with a banned military organization, Jaish-e-Mohammed in Hyderabad, and with representatives of a related group, Jamat-ud-Dawa, in Lahore. Another law enforcement official, Usman Anwar, the local police chief in Sargodha, told The Associated Press...
  • Breaking News: Pakistan Reportedly Detains Five D.C.-Area Muslims on Suspicion of Terror

    12/09/2009 2:22:41 PM PST · by Cindy · 83 replies · 2,837+ views
    INVESTIGATIVE PROJECT.org - IPT News ^ | Updated December 9, 2009 | n/a
    Breaking News: Pakistan Reportedly Detains Five D.C.-Area Muslims on Suspicion of Terror IPT News December 8, 2009 **Updated December 9, 9:00 a.m. EST A Pakistani newspaper reports the arrest of five foreign nationals after a raid in a town called Sargodha. The raid took place at the home of a member of the Jaish-e-Muhammad, a Pakistani movement designated as a terrorist group by the U.S. Treasury Department in 2001. According to the report, "The DPO told that these people had been living in Sargodha since Nov 30 and it was quite a possibility that they were engaged in acts of...
  • U.S. Policy in Africa

    03/09/2009 9:51:46 AM PDT · by bs9021 · 1 replies · 198+ views
    Campus Report ^ | March 9, 2009 | Alanna Hultz
    U.S. Policy in Africa by: Alanna Hultz, March 09, 2009 At an Africa Action event in collaboration with Howard University African Studies Department, U.S. policy in Africa under the Obama Administration was discussed. Africa Action describes itself as the oldest organization in the U.S. working on African affairs. Their mission is to change U.S.-African relations to promote political, economic and social justice in Africa. At the event Emira Woods, Co-Director of Foreign Policy In Focus at the Institute for Policy Studies, Semhar Araia, Africa analyst and lawyer, member of the Obama-Biden Transition Team and Professor Shadrack Gutto, renowned African scholar,...
  • Wright: 'Black Evangelism' Produces 'Religion of Hatred'

    04/02/2008 12:44:46 PM PDT · by Mount Athos · 13 replies · 112+ views
    cns news ^ | April 02, 2008 | Penny Starr
    In an essay entitled "What Do I Tell My Children" that was published in the August 2007 issue of Trumpet Newsmagazine, a publication of Trinity United Church of Christ in Chicago, the Rev. Jeremiah A. Wright Jr. spoke critically of a "Black Evangelism," which he said "produces a religion of hatred, gay-bashing and heterosexism." "My grandson, Jeremiah, has already run head-on into the contradiction called Christianity in his twenty-one years of life," Wright wrote. "He has seen the racism of Christianity that has produced slave castles and white supremacy. He has also seen the ignorance calling itself 'Black Evangelism' which...
  • Teacher, Soccer Coach Arrested in Sex Sting

    01/29/2008 8:25:03 PM PST · by RDTF · 9 replies · 140+ views
    WJLA 7 DC ^ | Jan 29, 2008 | not specified
    A Howard University soccer coach and charter school math teacher was arrested in Louisa County, Virginia as part of an online sex sting. Authorities took 40-year-old Joseph E. Okoh into custody Friday after he drove from his Arlington, Va. home to meet who he believed was a 13-year-old girl that he had been talking to over the internet. Louisa County sheriff's office said the coach was talking in a Yahoo Instant Message chat room and that they were "shocked" by how quickly the suspect wanted to meet with the girl after just striking up a conversation. Okoh was arrested on...
  • Norfolk-based sailor uses Web to channel opposition to war (Halp me Jon Carry!)

    11/05/2006 8:29:24 PM PST · by SlowBoat407 · 57 replies · 2,088+ views
    The Virginian-Pilot ^ | 11-5-06 | Louis Hansen
    Norfolk-based sailor uses Web to channel opposition to war By LOUIS HANSEN, The Virginian-Pilot © November 5, 2006 NORFOLK - Jonathan Hutto graduated from Howard University with a degree in political science and a résumé of social activism. He worked for the American Civil Liberties Union and Amnesty International after college. He whipped up grass-roots protests against police departments and college administrators. One day in 2003, broke and seeking direction, Hutto enlisted in the Navy. The Navy couldn't have known it then, but they know it now: They had signed up a sailor strongly opposed to the Iraq war. Seaman...
  • Ex-prof indicted in Hamas probe

    10/11/2003 3:37:41 AM PDT · by sarcasm · 7 replies · 284+ views
    Chicago Sun-Times ^ | October 11, 2003 | JANET RAUSA FULLER AND ANA MENDIETA
    A Palestinian activist and former college professor who has been in federal custody in Chicago since September has been indicted on a single criminal contempt charge for refusing to cooperate with a grand jury investigating the terrorist group Hamas. Federal prosecutors in Chicago announced the indictment Friday against Abdelhaleem Hasan Abdelraziq Ashqar, the same day U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald and Chicago FBI Agent-in-Charge Tom Kneir paid a visit to the heavily Palestinian Mosque Foundation in Bridgeview. Ashqar, 45, a Palestinian native and former adjunct business professor at Howard University, had been granted immunity from prosecution for his testimony by U.S....
  • Defense attorneys plan to argue Palestinian activist suffers from mental disease or defect

    03/25/2004 7:22:38 PM PST · by Prince Charles · 166+ views
    The Times (NW Indiana) ^ | 3-25-2004 | MELANIE COFFEE
    Defense attorneys plan to argue Palestinian activist suffers from mental disease or defect BY MELANIE COFFEE Associated Press Writer CHICAGO (AP) -- Attorneys for a Palestinian activist jailed for refusing to testify before a grand jury investigating the militant group Hamas said Wednesday they intend to argue the man suffers from a mental disease or defect. Abdelhaleem Hasan Abdelraziq Ashqar of Alexandria, Va., was indicted on charges of criminal contempt after he refused to testify before a grand jury investigating fund-raising activities on behalf of Hamas. Prosecutors have said that among other things they want to talk to Ashqar about...
  • Death of a Terror Lobby--Why is the hate-group that laid the foundation for CAIR gone?

    02/03/2006 7:18:32 AM PST · by SJackson · 21 replies · 2,401+ views
    FrontPageMagazine.com ^ | February 3, 2006 | Joe Kaufman
    On Wednesday, January 18, I received an e-mail from someone identifying himself as “Ahmed.” He wrote to me that he was a “Muslim activist” and that he wanted me to come on his radio show to discuss my work, or, in his words, “to give [my] side of the story.” In doing a simple web search on his e-mail address, it turned out that this individual was none other than the Director of Communications for the Chicago chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), Ahmed Rehab. While I didn’t know his motives in contacting me, I had recalled when...
  • Virginia Man Charged With Conspiring to Assassinate President Bush

    02/22/2005 7:38:01 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 359 replies · 12,533+ views
    AP/ABC ^ | Feb 22, 2005 | MATTHEW BARAKAT
    Virginia man charged in alleged plot to assassinate Bush By MATTHEW BARAKAT Associated Press Writer ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) -- A former high school valedictorian in Virginia was charged Tuesday with conspiring to assassinate President Bush and conspiracy to support the al-Qaida terrorist network. Ahmed Omar Abu Ali, 23, a U.S. citizen, made an initial appearance Tuesday in U.S. District Court. He claimed that he was tortured while detained in Saudi Arabia since June of 2003 and offered through his lawyer to show the judge his scars. The indictment said that in 2002 and 2003 Abu Ali and an unidentified coconspirator...
  • Democrats who took radical islamic & terrorist campaign $$$ (McKinney, Kennedy, Bonior & more)

    08/16/2002 10:51:53 PM PDT · by GOPcapitalist · 71 replies · 8,824+ views
    FEC reports at opensecrets.com, various news reports
    CYNTHIA McKINNEYPOSITION: Democrat Congresswoman from GeorgiaDONOR: Abdurahman Alamoudi AMMOUNT: $2000 on September 11, 2001 DETAILS: Alamoudi, President of the American Muslim Foundation, is a well known radical mohammedan activist known for publicly praising terrorist organizations. He worked closely as an informal advisor and affiliate of several Clinton administration officials (source). At an October 2000 rally in Washington, D.C. Alamoudi spoke to a radical islamic crowd announcing ""I have been labeled by the media in New York as being a supporter of Hamas. Any supporters of Hamas here? (cheers) Hear that, Bill Clinton? We are all supporters of Hamas ... I...
  • Accused of funding terror, Palestinian seeks post

    12/03/2004 6:17:59 AM PST · by Land_of_Lincoln_John · 1 replies · 343+ views
    Chicago Sun-Times ^ | December 3, 2004 | NATASHA KORECKI
    Abdelhaleem Ashqar is facing trial in Chicago, accused of funding terrorists, and is under house arrest in Virginia. But he said Thursday that won't keep him from seeking to replace Yasser Arafat as the next Palestinian leader. Proclaiming that he detests bloodshed, Ashqar said he will run in the Jan. 9 Palestinian election as an independent and was able to collect 7,000 to 8,000 election petition signatures in less than 36 hours from his district of Putulkarm, in the northern part of the West Bank. Under house arrest at his home in Alexandria, Va., the former Howard University professor said...
  • Articles Highlight Different Views on Genetic Basis of Race

    10/27/2004 3:46:52 PM PDT · by neverdem · 12 replies · 725+ views
    NY Times ^ | October 27, 2004 | NICHOLAS WADE
    A difference of opinion about the genetic basis of race has emerged between scientists at the National Human Genome Center at Howard University and some other geneticists. At issue is whether race is a useful signpost to tracking down the genes that cause disease, given that certain diseases are more common in some populations than others. In articles in the current issue of the journal Nature Genetics, scientists at Howard, a center of African-American scholarship, generally favor the view that there is no biological or genetic basis for race. "Observed patterns of geographical differences in genetic information do not correspond...
  • Deadly Lung Condition Found in Many Sickle-Cell Patients

    02/26/2004 1:46:13 PM PST · by neverdem · 9 replies · 297+ views
    NY Times ^ | February 26, 2004 | WARREN E. LEARY
    WASHINGTON, Feb. 25 — High blood pressure in the lungs has been identified as a major risk factor for death in adults with sickle-cell disease, and all people with the disease should be screened for this complication, according to a study being published Thursday. Almost one-third of adult sickle-cell patients who were screened with a noninvasive ultrasound method were found to have moderate to severe pulmonary hypertension and high blood pressure in the lungs that had not previously been detected, the study found. The results from the tests confirm earlier suggestions from studies of patient records that pulmonary hypertension is...
  • Med Schools: Four That Flunk

    06/29/2003 7:55:55 PM PDT · by nuconvert · 70 replies · 1,609+ views
    Hartford Courant ^ | 6-29-03 | By JACK DOLAN And ANDREW JULIEN, Courant Staff Writers
    Med Schools: Four That Flunk June 29, 2003 By JACK DOLAN And ANDREW JULIEN, Courant Staff Writers Idaho regulators investigating complaints involving 12 patients revoked Dr. Brent E. Woodfield's license after concluding that he didn't understand "the basic principles of the practice of medicine." For Dr. Anacleto Capua, accused of misdiagnosing fatal conditions in three patients, refresher medical courses were recommended by Florida authorities concerned about his medical skills. Hitting the books might have helped Dr. Narpat Panwar, who flunked the U.S. medical licensing exam seven times before passing - only to be accused later in New York of botching...