Keyword: hypocrits

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    11/17/2015 5:10:59 PM PST · by Lonesome in Massachussets · 16 replies
    My Fetid Brain ^ | 11/17/2015 | Self
    Okay, how many "refugees" is Saudi Arabia taking in? Egypt, Oman, Qatar, UAE, Algeria, Morocco, Tunsia? Jordan? All these countries are Arab speaking, Sunni, culturally and religiously similar to the vast majority of the "refugees" from Syria. We housed, fed, clothed, educated and pampered the Tsarnaevs. How did the purported refugees repay us? The worthless sons became terrorists, the mother and daughter shoplifting gimme girls, the father a shiftless alcoholic. When they were not taking vacations on our dime back in the land they allegedly had a "well founded" fear of persecution in. Let the Arabs take care of their...
  • Bundy v Shabazz

    04/25/2014 4:35:07 AM PDT · by rktman · 7 replies ^ | 4/25/2014 | M. Catharine Evans
    All was quiet on the mainstream media front back in 2012 when New Black Panther Party national field Marshal King Samir Shabazz in very explicit terms called for black Americans to form an army and murder white people. The clear threats and hate speech were ignored. Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy has not been so lucky. The 67-year-old hero-turned-pariah is now under fire for his race-tinged comments. Too bad Bundy isn’t a black leftist; he could have threatened to firebomb white cracker babies without a peep from the leftist press.
  • Cuomo, DeBlasio, and Obama's Hypocrisy (vanity)

    01/25/2014 1:56:59 PM PST · by Ray76 · 12 replies
    Vanity | Jan 25, 2014 | Ray76
    New York Governor Cuomo has demanded that those he disagrees with leave New York. New York City Mayor DeBlasio endorses Cuomo's statement "100%". At a memorial after the shooting of Gabby Giffords, Judge Roll, and other bystanders, Obama gave a speech in which he said: And if, as has been discussed in recent days, their death helps usher in more civility in our public discourse, let us remember it is not because a simple lack of civility caused this tragedy -- it did not -- but rather because only a more civil and honest public discourse can help us face...
  • Witness: Slain U.K. tourists begged for their life

    03/27/2012 10:05:19 AM PDT · by BlueSky194 · 13 replies
    AP ^ | 3/27/2012 | Tamara Lush
    Witness: Slain U.K. tourists begged for their life. Jackson and Sharpton are silent on black racism.
  • Who should be apologizing to whom? Q'uran Burning

    03/02/2012 7:42:41 PM PST · by Iam1ru1-2 · 7 replies
    Hal Lindsey Report - Email | March 2, 2012 | Hal Lindsey
    Last October, I reported on a young Christian pastor in Iran, 35 years old with a wife and two young sons, who had been sentenced to hang for renouncing his Islamic faith at the age of 19. At the time, his appeal was being considered by Iran's Supreme Court. That court eventually upheld the lower court's ruling, but remanded it to the original court for review of several "procedural" errors. The Supreme Court gave the original judge the option of retrying the case, dismissing it, or executing the sentence. It also included a provision for annulment of the sentence if...
  • The Left’s So-Called Empathy [Mark Steyn]

    01/07/2012 9:19:08 AM PST · by Servant of the Cross · 29 replies
    National Review ^ | 1/7/2012 | Mark Steyn
    <p>Lest you doubt that we’re headed for the most vicious election year in memory, consider the determined effort, within ten minutes of his triumph in Iowa, to weirdify Rick Santorum. Discussing the surging senator on Fox News, Alan Colmes mused on some of the “crazy things” he’s said and done.</p>
  • For first time in months, President Obama attends church publicly

    09/19/2010 4:32:39 PM PDT · by JoeProBono · 52 replies
    religion ^ | September 19th, 2010
    President Obama publicly attended church Sunday morning for the first time in nearly six months, and shortly after a major survey showed that only a third of Americans can correctly identify Obama's faith as Christian. The first family attended the 9 a.m. service at St. John's Church Lafayette Square, an Episcopal congregation about a block from the White House. The Obamas - the president, first lady Michelle and daughters Malia and Sasha - made the trip on foot. The family sat a few rows from the altar, among roughly 40 worshippers. Each family member received communion, led by the president....
  • Netanyahu to International Community: Stop the Hypocrisy

    06/03/2010 4:49:36 AM PDT · by SJackson · 11 replies · 421+ views
    Frontpagemag ^ | 6-3-10 | P. David Hornik
    The IDF has released two more videos from the incident Monday morning on the Mavi Marmara, the largest in the Turkish-organized six-ship flotilla that challenged Israel’s blockade of Gaza, and the only one to prepare a violent ambush. One of these two videos is even more dramatic than the one released on Monday, now viewed by over a million on YouTube, that shows Mavi Marmara “peace activists” among other things beating the soldiers with iron bars.The relatively less dramatic of the two newly released videos shows the “activists”—actually jihadists seeking “martyrdom”—attacking the soldiers with a stun grenade, a box of...
  • Netanyahu to International Community: Stop the Hypocrisy

    06/03/2010 4:04:54 AM PDT · by Michael van der Galien · 13 replies · 580+ views
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | P. David Hornik
    The IDF has released two more videos from the incident Monday morning on the Mavi Marmara, the largest in the Turkish-organized six-ship flotilla that challenged Israel’s blockade of Gaza, and the only one to prepare a violent ambush. One of these two videos is even more dramatic than the one released on Monday, now viewed by over a million on YouTube, that shows Mavi Marmara “peace activists” among other things beating the soldiers with iron bars. The relatively less dramatic of the two newly released videos shows the “activists”—actually jihadists seeking “martyrdom”—attacking the soldiers with a stun grenade, a box...
  • If you are going to blame Bush for the oil spill, at least call him for his advice!

    05/30/2010 8:19:05 PM PDT · by big bad easter bunny · 9 replies · 392+ views
    5/30/10 | b.b.e.b.
    How many times have we heard George Bush was an oil man, all his friends, his neighbors, cousins, and even dog were oil people? Funny how they didn't bother calling the very guy who knows lots about oil and very little about community organizing.
  • “Cuba Si!—Arizona No! “ Says Mexican President Felipe Calderon (Among Many Others)

    05/03/2010 9:45:32 PM PDT · by pissant · 30 replies · 888+ views
    Townhall ^ | 5/4/10 | Humberto Fontova
    Mexican President Felipe Calderon can hardly contain his revulsion and rage against Arizona’s SB 1070. He’s "deeply troubled" reports the Associated Press over a law he denounces as "discriminatory and racist," not to mention “a dire threat to the whole Hispanic-American population." This new Arizona law "opens the door to intolerance, hate, discrimination and abuse in law enforcement," sputters the Mexican President. Indeed, this “threat to Hispanics” and these “abuses in law enforcement," have been ongoing for years. The Associated Press carried a story where a Maria Elena Gonzalez, reported how female migrants were “forced to strip by abusive police...
  • Recent Left Wing Threats of Violence (Let's Document Them)

    03/25/2010 10:29:08 AM PDT · by Reaganesque · 61 replies · 1,247+ views
    03/25/10 | Reaganesque
    Let's document here the numerous death threats the Left has made against us and right-wing politicians. A few that come to my mind immediately: The movie "Death of a President" (2006) by British film makers Gabriel Range and Simon Finch Cindy Sheehan's Book: "Peace Mom" in which she fantasizes about going back in time and killing the infant George W. Bush. Alec Baldwin's suggestion on the David Letterman show that Henry Hyde and his family should be dragged into the street and stoned to death. Nicholson Baker's " Checkpoint," a novella conversation between two people about the advisability of assassinating...
  • Without Bush, media lose interest in war caskets

    09/29/2009 7:37:57 AM PDT · by AngelesCrestHighway · 19 replies · 943+ views
    Washington ^ | 09/29/09 | Byron York
    Remember the controversy over the Pentagon policy of not allowing the press to take pictures of the flag-draped caskets of American war dead as they arrived in the United States? Critics accused President Bush of trying to hide the terrible human cost of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. "These young men and women are heroes," Vice President Biden said in 2004, when he was senator from Delaware. "The idea that they are essentially snuck back into the country under the cover of night so no one can see that their casket has arrived, I just think is wrong." In...
  • IvyGate Stands by Tasteless Post

    09/15/2009 7:40:32 AM PDT · by paustin110 · 209+ views
    And So it Goes in Shreveport ^ | 09/15/2009 | Pat Austin
    Yesterday, IvyGate updated their tasteless post on the death of Warren Schor; I posted their explanation on my original post, but here it is again...It seems the post was only updated because of the outrage that followed rather that because of an acknowledgment of poor taste. At the very least it's rank hypocrisy from a publication that once lashed out at the Dartmouth Review for an offensive Native American picture on their cover. When Dartmouth issued an apology, IvyGate was unimpressed. In fact, in response to the Dartmouth apology, IvyGate's Chris Beam wrote: "There's many a broken soul on the...
  • Trig Palin has divided America

    07/17/2009 7:03:28 AM PDT · by Wolf13 · 110 replies · 2,918+ views
    Politico ^ | 7-17-09 | Gary Bauer & Daniel Allott
    Reactions to Sarah Palin’s decision to resign the governorship of Alaska have been a reminder of her unmatched ability to elicit strong emotions from friend and foe alike. We know some of the reasons why. It’s her evangelical Christianity and her folksy manner. It’s her small-town roots and her “new feminism.” But there is something more. A year ago, Palin gave birth to her youngest son, Trig, who has Down syndrome. Since then, mother and son have become objects of the left’s unrelenting scorn and the right’s unflinching fidelity. An underexamined reason why Palin is loved and loathed so fiercely...
  • Conservatives aren't the extremists: It's today's liberals who are on the edge of political reality

    06/06/2009 5:26:15 PM PDT · by Iam1ru1-2 · 6 replies · 769+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | David Limbaugh
    Mainstream conservatives are routinely mischaracterized as extreme by liberals and squishy Republicans, when it is America's liberals who are, by any fair measure, more extreme. Conservatives are not the ones who sermonize about tolerance yet demonstrate intolerance toward conservative and Christian thought; support exterminating babies in the womb; apologize the world over for America; or gut the military and missile defense because of some dangerously egotistical notion that they have the magic to turn evil into goodness with their charisma and eloquence or, even worse, because they refuse to recognize evil in the world, except as emanating from the United...
  • DNC says Limbaugh is Jindal's speechwriter

    03/25/2009 7:55:07 PM PDT · by melt · 64 replies · 2,789+ views ^ | 3/25/09 | Mark Preston
    WASHINGTON (CNN) - The Democratic National Committee fired back Wednesday at Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal for saying it is OK for Republicans to want President Obama to fail if they think the president is jeopardizing the country. "We understand that Governor Jindal has had some problems with public speaking lately, but turning to Rush Limbaugh to be your new speechwriter doesn't help," DNC spokesman Hari Sevugan said in a statement sent to the media. "What we know has failed is the reflexive partisan politics of the past that Rush Limbaugh and his Republican party continue to be mired in.
  • Killing More Polar Bears with the WWF

    10/10/2008 2:40:25 PM PDT · by .cnI redruM · 10 replies · 2,040+ views
    The Minority Report ^ | 10 OCT 08 | .cnI redruM
    The classicists argue as to whether Nero really fiddled while Rome burned. Yet the story is seen as apocryphal in the same way biblical parables and myths from Greek Mythology are often so viewed. That is because we all know people who have done just that sort of thing. It happens amongst us now – and on a grand and extravagant scale. Perhaps the most amusing recent examples of this sort of behavior come to us from both the business world and from our friends, the environmental movement. We begin with the detestable resort vacation taken by those corporate bums...
  • Celebs snub climate plea [ Al Gore Hypocrisy Alert!]

    12/03/2007 1:25:01 PM PST · by melt · 21 replies · 147+ views
    Sunday daily ^ | 12/02/07 | Susie Boniface
    EXCLUSIVE Celebs and VIPs snub plea to share private planes and cut CO2 emissions. Just 78 out of 3,500 rich & famous agree to stop flying solo to red carpet. By Susie Boniface 02/12/2007 VIPs have snubbed a plea to go green - by refusing to share their luxury private jets. Thousands of the rich and famous were invited to pool their planes in an effort to cut carbon emissions. But so far just 78 out of 3,500 who either own or regularly use private planes have signed up. Prince Charles, climate campaigner Al Gore, Simon Cowell, Madonna and Kate...
  • Craig’s List of Lessons (Moralizing for me, but not for thee)

    08/31/2007 11:15:29 AM PDT · by .cnI redruM · 7 replies · 695+ views
    NRO ^ | August 31, 2007 12:00 AM | By Jonah Goldberg
    In the wake of the Larry Craig “Bathroomgate” story, some intrepid free-market-oriented bloggers came up with a novel solution to the problem of closeted gay conservatives indulging their carnal desires on the side. Gay-sex offsets. The same market-based approach is used by environmentally crapulent liberal celebrities all the time. They use private jets, drive around with big entourages and own numerous energy-sucking homes. To make amends, they purchase an indulgence in the form of “carbon offsets” — a contract whereby the equivalent amount of greenhouse gases are soaked up by newly planted trees and the like. So why not do...
  • Congressional junkets picking up steam (under Pelosi)

    04/16/2007 3:02:11 AM PDT · by cowtowney · 24 replies · 1,607+ views
    The Examiner ^ | 4/15/2007 | Charles Hurt
    Congress is keeping Andrews Air Force base plenty busy this year ferrying lawmakers all over the globe at taxpayers’ expense. Rep. Bennie Thompson of Mississippi took his wife, nine Democrats and two Republicans - Reps. Dan Lungren of California and Mike Rogers of Alabama - on a whirlwind tour of the Caribbean last week. After stops in Honduras and Mexico, they stopped in the U.S. Virgin Islands, where the delegation stayed at the five-star Caneel Bay resort. In a separate trip to the Caribbean last week, Rep. Eliot Engel of New York squired his wife and four Democratic members to...
  • If Rumsfeld's so bad, why didn't generals resign?

    04/17/2006 5:48:39 AM PDT · by .cnI redruM · 120 replies · 2,616+ views
    Chicago Sun Times ^ | April 17, 2006 | BY THOMAS LIPSCOMB
    There is a great furor over whether the opinions of a number of retired high-ranking officers should tip the balance in the ongoing debate over the resignation of Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld. But the question really isn't whether Rumsfeld should resign. He has already resigned several times and had President Bush tear up his letters of resignation. He clearly is taking responsibility for his actions on a continuing basis. But now that a galaxy of flag officers are raining down on Rumsfeld demanding his resignation, no one seems to have bothered to ask which, if any, of these generals had...
  • Laurie David Curbs her Environmentalism

    11/22/2005 8:06:11 AM PST · by TX Bluebonnet · 73 replies · 6,714+ views
    Radar Magazine ^ | 11/10/2005
    Laurie David Curbs Her Environmentalism Global warming crusader Laurie David may be an expert when it comes to lecturing others about the evils of SUVS and the redemptive power of energy saving light bulbs. But when it comes to conserving her own backyard, it seems she’s still a little green. Sources say David—a Martha’s Vineyard summer resident and the wife of Seinfeld creator Larry David—recently found herself on the receiving end of an indignant eco-critique after angry locals on the tony island accused her and her husband of endangering protected wetlands. According to a “notice of apparent violations” issued by...
  • The Latest in US Trade Policy: Blaming the Victim

    11/01/2005 10:22:21 AM PST · by Willie Green · 5 replies · 334+ views (Globalization Follies) ^ | Monday, October 31, 2005 | Alan Tonelson
    For education and discussion only. Not for commercial use. We at GLOBALIZATION FOLLIES are still reeling from the report in last week's Washington Post about how the United States is being increasingly criticized as a major world trade scofflaw. Where to begin? The article by Paul Blustein did quote U.S. officials as noting that failures by the United States to implement World Trade Organization or NAFTA panel rulings are few and far between. But not once did he mention that the overall U.S. trade deficit this year is on course to pass a new record of $650 billion – making...
  • Senator Max Baucus: Phony Champion of U.S. Trade Laws

    10/11/2005 10:51:58 AM PDT · by Willie Green · 4 replies · 387+ views ^ | Tuesday, October 11, 2005 | Alan Tonelson
    For education and discussion only. Not for commercial use. Senator Max Baucus has long successfully posed as a staunch defender of U.S. trade laws – this despite having supported all the recent trade deals that have either actually weakened those laws or rendered them irrelevant. But last month, the Montana Democrat's true colors were never clearer. During the fight in 2001-2 over Presidential fast track trade negotiating authority, one of the most controversial issues was whether to permit the administration to put the future of U.S. trade laws on the table for negotiation in the next round of world trade...
  • So Uhhh, where's the outrage?(pakistani troop abuse, and the resulting silence)

    06/10/2005 6:23:25 AM PDT · by Halfmanhalfamazing · 2 replies · 235+ views
    Pakistani soldiers watch arrested people during a strike in Karachi June 1, 2005. Jamaat-e-Islami, Pakistan's leading mainstream Islamist party, called a strike in Karachi on Wednesday to protest the government's failure to prevent recent violence, that included the assassination of its deputy chief in the city on Monday. REUTERS/Zahid Hussein
  • Wexler Proposes Tax Increase, Media Silent

    05/20/2005 8:41:36 AM PDT · by Mikmur · 17 replies · 626+ views
    Rush Limbaugh ^ | 5/19/05 | RUSH LIMBAUGH
    Say, folks, I have a question I want to ask you. It wasn't that long ago -- it was earlier this week, because this is Thursday. It might have been late last week, I forget, but within the last week we had a story that Democratic Congressman Bob Wexler from Boca Raton, a big Democrat, had proposed a Democrat idea on Social Security reform and that idea was basically to raise taxes. And my question is: "Have any of you seen that story anywhere in the mainstream media?" Have you? You haven't. I can answer the question for you. You...
  • Prosecutor in probe of DeLay PAC raises funds for other side

    05/19/2005 1:29:35 PM PDT · by Mikmur · 20 replies · 795+ views
    Drudgereport ^ | 5/19/05 | Michael Hedges
    Travis County District Attorney Ronnie Earle, who denies partisan motives for his investigation of a political group founded by Republican leader Tom DeLay, was the featured speaker last week at a Democratic fund-raiser where he spoke directly about the congressman. A newly formed Democratic political action committee, Texas Values in Action Coalition, hosted the May 12 event in Dallas to raise campaign money to take control of the state Legislature from the GOP, organizers said. Earle, an elected Democrat, helped generate $102,000 for the organization. Reasons for speaking Earle and his staff of prosecutors have obtained indictments of three DeLay...
  • Myth-Fact: Judicial Filibusters (Democrats quotes on filibusters of Judicial Nominees then and now)

    04/21/2005 11:23:06 PM PDT · by TheEaglehasLanded · 4 replies · 742+ views
    MYTH-FACT: JUDICIAL FILIBUSTERS Myth: Senate Republicans Are Attempting To Abolish All Filibusters. Fact: Republicans Are Seeking To Restore The Advice And Consent Constitutional Obligations Of The Senate For Judicial Nominees ­ Not Eliminate The Legislative Filibuster ­ Even Though Democrats Have Supported In The Past Abolishing All Forms Of Filibusters. In 1995, Democrats (Bingaman, Boxer, Feingold, Harkin, Kennedy, Kerry, Lautenberg, Lieberman, And Sarbanes) Wanted To End The Legislative Filibuster. In 1995, the only Senators on record supporting the end of the legislative filibuster were all Democrats, nine of whom are still serving in the Senate. (Karen Hosler, "Senators Vote 76-19...
  • X-Raying Lara Croft: Risk Management ("anti-corporate" Hollywood A Bunch of Hypocrits!!!)

    01/30/2005 3:58:01 PM PST · by TapTheSource · 26 replies · 4,099+ views ^ | Edward Jay Epstein
    Lara Croft: Tomb Raider is a minor masterpiece of the arcane art of studio financing, or as Sumner Redstone calls it, "risk management." The trick, though applied in subtle brushstroke, is to use OPM--Other People's Money. Here is the triple-play through which Paramount made a $94 million movie for only $8.7 million. First, Paramount got $65 million from Intermedia Films in Germany in exchange for distribution rights for 6 countries: Britain, France, Germany, Italy, Spain and Japan. These "pre-sales" left Paramount with the movie, and all the rights, the rest of the world. Second, Paramount arranged to have part of...
  • How Dare They!?

    12/28/2004 5:55:35 AM PST · by .cnI redruM · 7 replies · 196+ views
    Knight Of The Mind ^ | Tuesday, December 28, 2004 | .cnI redruM
    The UN has gone beyond the realm of effrontery. They've gone past being criminal, they've gone past being hypocritical, they've flown past the limits of churlish and ungrateful. There should be a picture of the UN coat-of-arms in the dictionary next to the word "nauseating." The latest pile of vomitous to spew from the world's foremost unelected deliberative busybodies came from Jan Egeland who may not be a leading expert on taxation policy, but must have stayed at a Holiday Inn Express last night. He offered us the following insights regarding our tax plicies and our generosity to the victims...
  • N.C. homeless shelter evicts pregnant woman, three sons (Christmas spirit)

    12/24/2004 6:10:16 PM PST · by jb6 · 71 replies · 2,055+ views
    12-23-04 From Staff Reports Posted 2:05 p.m. ELIZABETH CITY (AP) — The director of a homeless shelter says he was right to evict a 21-year-old pregnant woman and her three children after the woman violated one of the shelter's rules by allowing her children's uncle to visit in her room. "We have to have order," said the Rev. Oliver S. Robinson, director of the Tabernacle of Faith Church Outreach Center. "She herself created this situation. She is a young woman who does not want to listen to anybody. And it don't matter what time of year it is, winter time,...
  • Doctor's book shames French prisons

    11/12/2004 5:09:04 AM PST · by jb6 · 10 replies · 503+ views
    News Paris ^ | Alexander Dorozynski
    The publication last month of the diary of a prison doctor has shocked the French public and prompted parliament to vote unanimously to create a commission to investigate "in depth" the living conditions of prisoners and working conditions of prison staff. Elisabeth Guigou, the minister of justice, has ordered another commission, headed by the president of France's highest court of appeals, to report on the external control of penitentiary administration. "The situation in many of our prisons is not worthy of a country such as ours," said Mrs Guigou. The book, Médecin-chef à la Prison de la Santé, was written...
  • Vigil Turns Hostile Toward Family Of Killed Soldier

    09/09/2004 6:38:26 PM PDT · by freedumb2003 · 118 replies · 3,270+ views
    NBC%I Dallas ^ | 9/9/2004 | NBC5I.COM
    DALLAS -- A candlelight vigil took place Wednesday night to remember U.S. war dead in Iraq during the week of the 1,000th casualty. One North Texas family, whose relative -- Chad Drake -- was killed outside Baghdad Monday, was among the mourners at Dallas City Hall Plaza. The vigil, though, turned abrasive toward the family members, according to a family friend. The friend sent an e-mail message to NBC 5 News that described the treatment some vigil attendees directed at the family. Drake's mother was "harassed and yelled at, booed and hissed, told her son died for nothing," the message...
  • Russia, ex-Soviet states rebuke democracy watchdog

    07/09/2004 9:03:37 AM PDT · by RussianConservative · 1 replies · 203+ views
    Russia Journal ^ | July 09, 2004
    Russia and eight other ex-Soviet states accused Europe's biggest security and human rights watchdog on Thursday of failing to respect their sovereignty. The 55-nation Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), whose activities include monitoring elections, has chided former the Soviet states for ballots it says failed to live up to democratic standards. "In part (the OSCE) does not respect such fundamental principles ... as non-interference in internal affairs and respect of national sovereignty," said a statement signed by Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Ukraine and Uzbekistan. Russia has long complained of double standards at the OSCE,...
  • Turkish PM: Israel committing 'state terrorism'

    06/02/2004 8:28:08 PM PDT · by yonif · 7 replies · 339+ views
    Haaretz ^ | Thu., June 03, 2004 | Hanoch Marmari
    w w w . h a a r e t z d a i l y . c o m Last update - 04:42 03/06/2004 Turkish PM: Israel committing 'state terrorism' By Hanoch Marmari ANKARA - Israel is not contributing to the peace process, is killing women and children indiscriminately and destroying Palestinian houses, and there is no way to describe such actions except as "state terrorism," Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said in an exclusive interview with Haaretz. It was his first interview with a member of the Israeli media following growing tensions in bilateral relations between the two...
  • Powell Rebukes Israel for Deadly Gaza Raid [the killing of terrorists hurts the peace]

    05/19/2004 3:33:51 PM PDT · by yonif · 15 replies · 158+ views
    Reuters ^ | May 19, 2004
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Secretary of State Colin Powell said on Wednesday Israel's deadly operation in the Gaza Strip has made the peace process with the Palestinians more difficult, in the harshest U.S. rebuke to date for the raid. "I believe the activities of the Israeli defense forces in Gaza in recent days have caused a problem and have worsened the situation and I think made it more difficult to move forward and get back in the peace process," Powell told reporters. The Bush administration had previously called the operation "troubling" and urged Israeli restraint in an operation that has killed...
  • White House urges 'maximum restraint' in Israel and Gaza

    05/19/2004 8:50:04 AM PDT · by yonif · 2 replies · 134+ views
    Billings Gazette ^ | May 19, 2004 | AP
    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Bush administration said Wednesday it was very concerned about reports that Israeli forces fired tank shells into a large crowd of Palestinian demonstrators, killing children and teenagers, and called on both Israel and Palestinians to exercise "maximum restraint." In a measured response, the White House called on Israel to provide facts about the incident. In Tel Aviv, U.S. Ambassador Daniel Kurtzer asked Israeli officials for an explanation. At least 10 Palestinians were killed when Israeli forces fired into a Palestinian crowd in the Gaza Strip who were demonstrating against the invasion of a neighboring refugee camp....
  • US State Dept: Israeli troops frequently use excessive force leading to many Palestinian deaths

    05/17/2004 11:36:46 AM PDT · by yonif · 23 replies · 238+ views
    Haaretz News Ticker ^ | May 17 2004 | IDF Radio
    U.S. State Department report: Israeli troops frequently use excessive force leading to many Palestinian deaths (Army Radio)
  • Britain condemns assassination of Hamas leader Rantisi as unlawful and counter-productive

    04/17/2004 12:54:23 PM PDT · by yonif · 27 replies · 156+ views
    Haaretz News Ticker ^ | 4/17/2004 | Reuters
    Britain condemns assassination of Hamas leader Rantisi as unlawful and counter-productive (Reuters)
  • Whites Only in Kerry's Inner Circle

    04/15/2004 10:44:25 AM PDT · by InvisibleChurch · 33 replies · 255+ views ^ | Thursday, April 15, 2004 1:00 p.m. EDT
    His wife, Teresa Heinz, used to call herself an "African American," but when it comes to hiring top staff for his presidential campaign, Sen. John Kerry apparently prefers white folks. CNN's Carlos Watson reports today: "The Kerry campaign, as of yet, has no one of color in the innermost circle, including Kerry's campaign manager, campaign chairperson, media adviser, policy director, foreign policy adviser, general election manager, convention planner, national finance chairman, and head of VP search team." Kerry's all-white staff is likely to make for some uncomfortable comparisons with the Bush administration, notes Watson, which has appointed African-Americans to the...
  • Referees Protest Punishment of Official, Wear Uniforms Inside-Out

    02/28/2004 9:50:43 AM PST · by GulliverSwift · 3 replies · 171+ views
    All 10 NBA games had one thing in common: referees wearing No. 62. In a rare protest against the punishment handed down to one of their colleagues, game officials turned their jerseys inside-out Friday night and stenciled in the number of referee Michael Henderson. "An unprecedented job action was taken against one of their colleagues, so an unprecedented response was necessary," said Lamell McMorris, a spokesman and negotiator for the National Basketball Referees Association. Henderson's bad call at the end of Wednesday night's Lakers-Nuggets game was publicly acknowledged Thursday by the NBA. Henderson was taken off three job assignments and...
  • Is Big Media Suppression Protecting Kerry From a Sex Scandal?

    02/16/2004 12:34:48 AM PST · by WaterDragon · 28 replies · 285+ views
    Oregon Magazine ^ | February 15, 2004 | Larry Leonard
    Once again Matt Drudge has run across a Democrat shocker. Once more, the mainstream media seems to be ignoring it. Will this one turn out to be as true as the Monica Lewinsky story? If it does, all hell is going to break loose inside the Democratic Party, and once again proof of Leftwing media bias will emerge....(Snip) It is certain that the networks and America’s large news organizations, including the press services and newspapers like the New York Times and the Washington Post, have been suppressing this story, defending such suppression on the basis that there is no “smoking...
  • Powell: Peace Process Will Not Be Stopped by Bombs

    08/12/2003 1:11:42 PM PDT · by yonif · 56 replies · 218+ views
    Reuters ^ | Tue August 12, 2003 12:19 PM ET
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Secretary of State Colin Powell said "we will not be stopped by bombs" after a pair of Palestinian suicide bombings killed two Israelis on Tuesday and threatened to derail U.S. peace efforts. Speaking to a group of Israeli and Arab students in a speech, Powell argued the United States and others pressing Israelis and Arabs to end nearly three years of violence would not be deterred by the latest killings. "I have already seen reports (on television that say) 'Well, the road map is now finished; or the cease-fire is over; or this is all off track.'...
  • Requiem for a Philosopher King

    07/24/2003 10:00:38 AM PDT · by 45Auto · 5 replies · 191+ views
    Keep and Bear Arms ^ | 24 July 2003 | David Codrea
    "Both men on the balcony were armed, police said this afternoon, but it did not appear that Davis had time to pull his weapon." —Marisa Lagos, The Los Angeles Times It might be fair to ask just what the hell New York City Councilman James E. Davis was doing carrying a gun in the first place. As Founder and Chair of "LOVE YOURSELF" Stop the Violence, he considered pressuring former Toys-“R”-Us CEO Michael Goldstein to stop selling realistic-looking toy guns as one of his crowning achievements. Along with “drugs, teen pregnancy and school delinquency,” we are told “James began waging...
  • Radicals Speak Out At Columbia 'Teach-In'

    03/28/2003 1:50:17 PM PST · by G. Chapman · 21 replies · 355+ views
    New York Newsday ^ | March 27, 2003, 7:29 PM EST | Ron Howell
    At an anti-war "teach-in" this week, a Columbia University professor called for the defeat of American forces in Iraq and said he would like to see "a million Mogadishus" -- a reference to the Somali city where American soldiers were ambushed, with 18 killed, in 1993. "The only true heroes are those who find ways that help defeat the U.S. military," Nicholas De Genova, assistant professor of anthropology at Columbia University told the audience at Low Library Wednesday night. "I personally would like to see a million Mogadishus." The crowd was largely silent at the remark. They loudly applauded De...
  • Anti-war videos now playing on MTV

    03/26/2003 6:56:56 AM PST · by Jinjelsnaps · 9 replies · 253+ views
    Video on MTV
    I had the TV on while getting ready to leave for work, when I saw MTV was playing a video by a band named System Of A Down. I don't particularly like them, but this time they caught my eye. It showed camcorder-sytle "man on the street" video clips of the protests (and the band participating in said protests), complete with all kinds of anti-war progaganda. I couldn't understand all the lyrics, so I looked them up and now post them here so y'all can be as outraged as I am. The song is called BOOM: ------------------------------------------------- I'm walking through...
  • Democrats' Harping on Lott is Understandable, but Dishonest<p>

    01/03/2003 12:26:14 PM PST · by Mark · 2 replies · 191+ views ^ | Jan. 02, 2003 | Bill Cotterell
    Jan. 02, 2003 Democrats' harping on Lott is understandable, but dishonest By Bill Cotterell CAPITAL CURMUDGEON You can't blame them, but Democrats will be reminding us of Trent Lott all year. Whether in business or politics, when your opponent hangs out his chin and asks to get clobbered, you oblige him. That's what the former Senate majority leader did with his Dec. 5 tribute to retiring Sen. Strom Thurmond, R-S.C. When the Democrats embraced amnesty for draft evaders, drug legalization and abortion 30 years ago, Republican candidates from the White House to the soil and water conservation board gleefully pounced....
  • Top Kyoto Minister Admits He Has Two SUVs

    11/23/2002 4:33:03 PM PST · by yonif · 17 replies · 234+ views
    Yahoo! News ^ | Fri Nov 22, 9:45 AM ET | Reuters
    OTTAWA (Reuters) - So what does Canada's natural resources minister drive when he's not pushing ratification of the Kyoto climate change protocol? Minister Herb Dhaliwal confessed that, well, he has two Volvos and two sport utility vehicles -- General Motors 4x4s, to be precise. One pair for Ottawa and one pair for his home in Vancouver. He was one of two cabinet members unveiling Canada's plans to implement the Kyoto climate change accord to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases, which included calls to citizens to buy smaller fuel-efficient vehicles. "David and I don't always agree on the SUV issue," he...
  • LIVE THREAD--Rush Responds To Daschle (Talk Radio is a "threat.")[Has the graphic Rush mentioned]

    11/21/2002 8:37:55 AM PST · by SkyPilot · 123 replies · 421+ views
    Rush Limbaugh Show ^ | 21 Nov 02 | Self