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    05/12/2004 2:17:58 PM PDT · by GeorgeW23225 · 3 replies · 140+ views ^ | 5/12/04 | GeorgeW23225
    A great article on Nick Berg and the liberal hypocracy of John Kerry, is now appearing at the above referenced website called Crush Kerry!! Check it out !!
  • Israel: UN resolution would undermine Quarter call for talks

    05/06/2004 9:20:57 AM PDT · by Piranha · 92+ views
    Haaretz ^ | May 6, 2004 | Shlomo Shamir
    NEW YORK - Israel told the United Nations on Thursday that passing a draft resolution affirming Palestinian sovereignty over land outside the Green Line would undermine this week's statement by the Quartet for Mideast peace that borders must be determined bilaterally. The Quartet - the UN, United States, European Union and Russia - said Tuesday that the issues of borders and refugee settlement must be resolved in final-status negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians. Israel maintains that sovereignty over the territories is, likewise, a matter to be negotiated in final-status talks. The United Nations General Assembly is expected to approve...
  • Naushon Island - Where GOP sharks smell Kerry's blue blood

    05/02/2004 11:41:21 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 54 replies · 790+ views
    Boston Herald ^ | 4/30/04 | Andrew Miga
    WASHINGTON – Most of us working stiffs can only dream of owning an oceanside vacation home, but Sen. John F. Kerry’s family has an entire vacation island to call its own. Naushon Island stretches for seven pristine miles, a glittering jewel of land off the coast of Massachusetts where Kerry, under the arcane rules of a Forbes family trust, can spend time each year hunting, sailing, horseback windsurfing, vegging out or whatever else moves him. The bucolic island is essentially a private Forbes-owned family preserve with a few dozen cottages and a mounted caretaker on patrol to toss off interlopers...
  • Khodorkovsky in Limbo (Western socialism and hypocracy for what it is and Oligarchs the West loves)

    04/17/2004 1:50:26 PM PDT · by RussianConservative · 9 replies · 145+ views
    Russian Journal ^ | March 31, 2004
    MOSCOW - Mikhail Khodorkovsky has all the time in the world to practice his limbo technique. Remember the limbo? that exotic competition on the nightclub floor when Caribbean dancers would try to outdo each other as they swayed under the limbo bar to choruses of “Limbo! Limbo! How lowww can you gohhhh!” This week, Khodorkovsky and the finest public relations machine his money can buy demonstrated that, if you sway too low beneath the limbo, you fall -- and become a laughingstock. Headed by Khodorkovsky’s PR director and spokesman, Hugo Erikssen, the PR machine is facing credible charges that it...
  • Islam - The Religion of Peace

    04/09/2004 10:58:21 AM PDT · by capydick · 14 replies · 175+ views
    As our headlines are filled with news of a quagmire in Iraq, The Jersey Wives and, the declassifying of Presidential Daily Briefs,it might be relevant to remind everyone that the practitioners of Islam are really a typically very religious, peace-loving group of people. Here are a few of today's news stories from around the world. SRI LANKA:"Despite a slow but steady improvement in ties between Islamabad and New Delhi over the past year, violence continues in India's only Muslim majority state." ALGERIA: The 67-year-old Bouteflika, who campaigned on a record of restoring calm to a nation wracked by...
  • Back tax asked on cigarette

    03/29/2004 4:26:06 PM PST · by microgood · 46 replies · 472+ views
    Tacoma News Tribune ^ | Mar 29, 2004 | LES BLUMENTHAL
    WASHINGTON - Up to 40,000 Washington residents should soon be receiving letters from the state asking them to pay back taxes on millions of dollars worth of cigarettes they bought through a Web site. A settlement of a lawsuit filed by Washington state against online cigarette seller www.Dirtcheapcig. com Inc. of Missouri paved the way for the letters, which will be sent by the state Department of Revenue. The settlement, signed Dec. 1 by U.S. District Judge Robert Lasnick in Tacoma, was little-noticed outside legal circles. But it's drawn quite a bit of attention from other cash-strapped states, which see...
  • UN security council to meet on Yassin assassination

    03/23/2004 8:50:02 AM PST · by Piranha · 97 replies · 545+ views
    Ha'aretz ^ | March 23, 2004 | Shlomo Shamir and Yoav Stern
    The United Nations security council is to convene at 3 P.M. EST (10 P.M. Israel time) on Tuesday evening, to discuss the assassination of Hamas spiritual leader Sheikh Ahmed Yassin in Gaza City on Monday morning. During the debate, the members of the council will determine the UN response to the killing by Israel, although any resolution is subject to a veto by the United States or one of the other permanent members of the council. The debate will take place after the U.S. foiled an initiative by Algeria to bypass any discussion and move straight to the formulation of...
  • Kerry Donors Include 'Benedict Arnolds'

    02/26/2004 12:08:39 AM PST · by Heatseeker · 19 replies · 243+ views
    Washington Post ^ | Thursday, February 26, 2004 | Jim VandeHei
    Sen. John F. Kerry (Mass.), the front-runner for the Democratic presidential nomination, frequently calls companies and chief executives "Benedict Arnolds" if they move jobs and operations overseas to avoid paying U.S. taxes. But Kerry has accepted money and fundraising assistance from top executives at companies that fit the candidate's description of a notorious traitor of the American Revolution. Executives and employees at such companies have contributed more than $140,000 to Kerry's presidential campaign, a review of his donor records shows. Additionally, two of Kerry's biggest fundraisers, who together have raised more than $400,000 for the candidate, are top executives at...
  • Gay Rights Groups Going Easy on Kerry

    02/25/2004 12:14:59 PM PST · by Pikamax · 9 replies · 124+ views
    AP ^ | 02/25/04 | DAVID ESPO
    Gay Rights Groups Going Easy on Kerry 14 minutes ago Add U.S. National - AP to My Yahoo! By DAVID ESPO, AP Special Correspondent WASHINGTON - Prominent gay rights groups are ready to issue an election-year pass to Democratic presidential front-runner John Kerry (news - web sites) even though he opposes same-sex marriage, settling for less than they want in hopes of avoiding a constitutional amendment they fear. "It's always disappointing when we find elected officials or candidates who do not support us 100 percent," said Winnie Stachelberg, political director of the Human Rights Campaign. "But we understand that people...
  • Former ELF mouthpiece opens new restaurant

    02/09/2004 1:29:01 PM PST · by Henrietta · 61 replies · 260+ views ^ | 2/9/2004 |
    Craig Rosebraugh's anti-American and anti-government buddies are calling him a "sellout." The former mouthpiece for domestic terrorist groups spent years decrying Capitalism. Now, though, it looks like Capitalism is just fine since he's a small business owner. When the Earth Liberation Front fire-bombed SUV dealerships and logging trucks, Craig Rosebraugh delivered the news and the justification for the violence. He spoke out about the evils of business and how making money and protecting the planet weren't compatible. Capitalism seems to suit the 31-year-old just fine now. Rosebraugh has opened a swanky new organic foods restaurant called "Calendula" on Hawthorne. His...
  • Chinese Steel Tariffs (China hypocracy alert)

    01/13/2004 4:06:01 PM PST · by RussianConservative · 5 replies · 152+ views
    Bloomberg | Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2004.
    NEW YORK (Bloomberg) -- China will impose anti-dumping duties of as much as 55 percent from Wednesday on cold-rolled steel imports from Russia, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine and Kazakhstan. Russia will be subject to tariffs of as much as 29 percent, Korea 40 percent, Ukraine 49 percent and Kazakhstan 48 percent, based on a Sept. 23 statement by the ministry. Unidentified producers in Taiwan face the highest levies, of 55 percent. The tariffs are retroactive to September 2003 and will last for five years, the Chinese Ministry of Commerce said Tuesday.
  • Truth, justice and the American way (Hamblin on Limbaugh)

    12/29/2003 7:53:16 AM PST · by mhking · 87 replies · 574+ views
    Denver Post ^ | 12.28.03 | Ken Hamblin
    'The bigger they are, the harder they fall" is an accurate adage, especially as it applies to Rush Limbaugh. Limbaugh, of course, once claimed to be the brightest and the most well-informed where the American body politic is concerned, a conservative political pundit whose views on right, wrong and morality once served as a watermark for the values that helped make this nation great. Now, he has been reduced to asserting before a court of law that he is a victim of blackmail. I find it downright insulting that his attorney, Roy Black, has claimed before the 15th Circuit Court...
  • Powell sends letter of support to initiators of Geneva Accord

    11/07/2003 10:26:04 AM PST · by yonif · 27 replies · 491+ views
    Haaretz ^ | 11/7/2003 | The Associated Press
    The Geneva Accord peace plan got a significant boost Friday, with a letter of support from U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell, organizers said. Washington's backing of the Geneva Accord could be seen as a veiled rebuke to the Israeli government of Prime Minister Ariel Sharon who has attacked the plan as subversive. Powell's letter was addressed to the leaders of the initiative, former Justice Minister Yossi Beilin and former Palestinian Information Minister Yasser Abed Rabbo, the two told a news conference. "Dear Yossi and Yasser," the letter read, according to a Beilin aide. "The president remains committed a two...
  • Blaming Russia First

    11/04/2003 4:00:20 PM PST · by RussianConservative · 1 replies · 252+ views
    source ^ | Daniel Triesman
    Blaming Russia First Stephen F. Cohen, Failed Crusade: America and the Tragedy of Post-Communist Russia, Norton. Chrystia Freeland, Sale of the Century: Russia’s Wild Ride From Communism to Capitalism, Crown Business. Paul Klebnikov, Godfather of the Kremlin: Boris Berezovsky and the Looting of Russia, Harcourt. Pity the unpopular Russians! In July, Mexico elects its first president from outside the country’s ruling party, and The Economist magazine labels it a “real democracy”. Russia elects a president from the political opposition in 1991, then holds no fewer than five competitive, generally free national elections in the following years. The Economist labels it...
  • America owes talk host Rush Limbaugh a debt of gratitude, Libertarians say

    10/16/2003 10:48:07 AM PDT · by noprob · 687 replies · 423+ views
    LP Press Release ^ | October 16, 2003 | Libertarian Party Press
    The entire nation owes radio broadcaster Rush Limbaugh a debt of gratitude, Libertarians say, because his ordeal has exposed every drug warrior in America as a rank hypocrite. "One thing we don't hear from American politicians very often is silence," said Joe Seehusen, Libertarian Party executive director. "By refusing to criticize Rush Limbaugh, every drug warrior has just been exposed as a shameless, despicable hypocrite. "And that's good news, because the next time they do speak up, there'll be no reason for anyone to listen." The revelation that Limbaugh had become addicted to painkillers -- drugs he is accused of...
  • Schwarzenegger challenged over old interview

    08/31/2003 12:39:57 PM PDT · by PeoplesRep_of_LA · 202 replies · 270+ views
    San Francisco Chronical ^ | August 30, 2003 | Carla Marinucci, Lance Williams, Chronicle Staff Writers
    Arnold Schwarzenegger was asked on Wednesday by a conservative radio host to talk about his racy 1977 Oui magazine interview -- detailing drug use and group sex. The GOP gubernatorial candidate responded with a laugh, "I never lived my life to be a politician. I never lived my life to be the governor of California." "Obviously, I've made statements that were ludicrous and crazy and outrageous and all those things, because that's the way I always was," he said. A day later, he was asked about it at a press conference. "I have no idea what you're talking about," he...
  • Gov. Granholm (MI) Emails State Employees (The UAW Sucks it Up)

    08/29/2003 11:35:35 AM PDT · by Kieri · 11 replies · 1,243+ views
    Email | 08/28/03 | Jennifer Granholm (and me)
    The following is an email that Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm (D) sent to state employees on Thursday, August 28th. My husband, who is a state employee who's trying to cut the bureaucracy with a butterknife, passed this along to me for my "input." This is my response to him (he's already passed it to fellow state workers who laughed and agreed). My "translation" is in boldface."Dear Colleague:This has been a busy - and sometimes challenging - summer, and I want to take a moment to thank you for your hard work, your continued service, and your ongoing commitment to the...
  • EU Battles U.S. and Russia on Steel, Silicon

    07/14/2003 8:26:13 AM PDT · by RussianConservative · 2 replies · 204+ views
    Moscow Times ^ | 14 July 03
    LONDON -- The European Union on Friday won a major victory in its case against U.S. steel tariffs -- as it slapped anti-dumping duties on silicon from companies belonging to Russian metals giants RusAl and SUAL. The World Trade Organization ruled that tariffs imposed by the United States on steel imports in March last year break global trading rules. The formal finding, which came five months after an interim ruling also went against the United States, followed the nine-month examination of a complaint filed by the EU and Japan and six other countries. The three-man panel ruled that the U.S....
  • Berkeley to Block Students from Nations Hit by SARS

    05/06/2003 11:44:19 AM PDT · by anymouse · 17 replies · 229+ views
    USA Today ^ | Tue May 6, 7:16 AM ET | Mary Beth Marklein
    Fearing the spread of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS), the University of California-Berkeley is closing its doors to students from China, Taiwan, Singapore and Hong Kong who had planned to enroll in summer programs. ''We have essentially canceled programs for those students,'' at least until the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention lifts the ban for those areas, Chancellor Robert Berdahl said in a statement posted online Monday. The action may be unprecedented. ''We've never faced anything like this. . . . The world hasn't faced anything like this,'' UC-Berkeley's Marie Felde said. The school has a large enrollment from...
  • What Did Gandhi Do? One-sided pacifist.

    04/28/2003 7:37:21 PM PDT · by GATOR NAVY · 20 replies · 5,812+ views
    NRO ^ | 28 Apr 03 | David Lewis Schaefer
    In the weeks leading up to Operation Iraqi Freedom, American college campuses were plastered with posters asking “What Would Gandhi Do?” The implication, of course, was that the U.S. should emulate the tactics of the celebrated Hindu pacifist who successfully led the movement for Indian independence from Britain. The analogy, it should go without saying, overlooks major differences between the two cases. Whereas the 20th-century British were far too benign an imperial power to choose to slaughter peaceful resisters to their rule, there’s no evidence that Saddam Hussein, already responsible for the massacre and torture of hundreds of thousands of...