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  • Russians Shine Laser Show of Obama ‘Fellating’ Banana on US Embassy in Moscow (Video)

    08/07/2014 5:24:31 AM PDT · by libstripper · 61 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | Aug 6, 2014 | Jim Hoft
    This year on Barack Obama’s birthday a group of Russian activists shined a laser show of Obama fellating a banana on the US Embassy in Moscow.hdi is nothing more than a que
  • Hate Incident Displaces University Housekeeper

    05/10/2014 6:53:19 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 24 replies
    Diamondbackonline ^ | Thursday, May 8, 2014 | Erin Serpico
    Racial slur written on dorm whiteboardWhen a housekeeper who works in Easton Hall arrived for his shift Friday morning, he saw offensive language written on a lounge whiteboard. (Deleted) had been scrawled repeatedly on the whiteboard stationed in the communal room on one of the floors he cleans in the dorm, said the housekeeper, who asked to remain anonymous. University Police received a call at about 9 a.m. regarding the hate bias incident and officers responded to the dorm to find the derogatory word written all over the whiteboard, police spokeswoman Sgt. Rosanne Hoaas said. After the incident, Residential Facilities...
  • U.S. Still Waiting for Apology from Ya'alon; United States dissatisfied with Defense Minister's

    03/21/2014 2:11:17 PM PDT · by Nachum · 23 replies
    INN ^ | 3/21/14 | Elad Benari, Canada
    The United States is dissatisfied with Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon’s clarification that he had not meant to insult the U.S. "We still have remaining concerns about Ya'alon's pattern of behavior," State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki told reporters on Friday. The United States harshly criticized Ya’alon this week, over his remarks that the United States “shows weakness” in various arenas around the world, including Ukraine, and has a “soft” approach over Iran’s nuclear program. In fact, Secretary of State John Kerry personally protested to Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu over Ya'alon's strong criticism which the U.S. saw as trying to hurt U.S.-Israel...
  • Shakespeare Insult Kit

    12/08/2013 2:43:58 PM PST · by EveningStar · 23 replies
    Pete Levin ^ | Unknown
    Ye Olde Official Shakespearean Insult Kit Hello friends. Are you weary of giving voice to the same tired old invectives when boorish rubes intrude upon your serenity? Don't you wish you could inveigh your enemy with a genuinely classic put-down? Well, now you can. With this handy-dandy SHAKESPEAREAN INSULT KIT, you can have the spleen of The Bard at your disposal! The next time someone cuts you off in traffic, or a clerk behaves rudely, stun them with your lexicographical command of vituperation. Combine one selection from each of the four pull-down lists below, and impale your unsuspecting foe.
  • Sentenced to death for a sip of water

    08/27/2013 4:27:54 AM PDT · by MuttTheHoople · 84 replies
    The New York Post ^ | August 24, 2013 | ASIA BIBI
    More and more people join the crowd as they push me towards the home of the village headman. I recognize the house — it’s the only one that has a garden with grass growing in it. They throw me to the ground. The village imam speaks to me: “I’ve been told you’ve insulted our Prophet. You know what happens to anyone who attacks the holy Prophet Mohammed. You can redeem yourself only by conversion or death.” “I haven’t done anything! Please! I beg you! I’ve done nothing wrong!”
  • Insulting French president no longer an offense

    07/28/2013 6:43:19 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 10 replies
    France 24 ^ | 26/07/2013 | (France 24 with wires)
    Being rude to the French president is no longer an offense after parliament agreed on Thursday to amend legislation dating back to 1881 in favor of freedom of speech. Whereas before any rude remark risked an automatic fine for “offending the head of state”, the president is now reduced to the same category as ministers and parliamentarians and would need to have a judge prove there had been slander or defamation. … The offense, which was introduced in 1881 under press freedom regulations (ironically), was punishable until the year 2000 by a jail sentence of between three months and one...
  • Barack Obama blunders again on the world stage

    11/19/2012 10:24:39 AM PST · by Sub-Driver · 48 replies
    Barack Obama blunders again on the world stage By Nile Gardiner World Last updated: November 19th, 2012 Barack Obama: hardly off to a flying start It is only two weeks since his re-election, and his second term remains two months away, but Barack Obama is already blundering again on the world stage, with the kind of gaffes that would have been plastered on the front page of The New York Times if they had been committed by George W. Bush when he was in the White House. Obama's first term was littered with foreign policy gaffes, and there is every...
  • Photo indicates to me the pResident is a muslim-vanity

    10/11/2012 1:42:32 PM PDT · by pricilla · 27 replies
    none ^ | none | none
    I know this pic has been posted to FreeRepublic many times but today I realised exactly what is going on here.At first glance it just looks like a disrespectful thug with his feet on the furniture.I think this posed image has a deeper meaning.Back when the other Hussein (Saddam) was being removed from Iraq,I remember seeing little kids spanking a toppled statue of Saddam on the face with a sandal.Then we were told that in the muslim world that to show someone the soles of your feet was a severe insult.Just google "muslim insult" and there is a ton...
  • Help request. Does anybody have audio of Beckel's insult of Marines on The Five?

    09/24/2012 6:55:47 PM PDT · by Texas Eagle · 37 replies
    n/a | 9/24/12 | Texas Eagle
    On Monday's edition of The Fox News Channel's "The Five", Bob Beckel insults the capabilities of our Marines by saying "no amount of Marines could have stopped the Embassy attacks".That would only be true if those Marines had no ammo.It seems like I've heard other RATS say the same thing over the past few days but I haven't been able to find any clips. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
  • Was the revolution lost in Tunisia and Egypt?

    09/05/2012 10:30:41 PM PDT · by Rabin · 1 replies
    Al Jazeera ^ | 05 Sep 2012 | Not Identified
    First it was the media, now it is the artists. Censorship in the birthplace of the so-called Arab Spring - Tunisia - is back. The government has already been accused of clamping down on reporters. And now, two Tunisian artists have been charged. Their crime: creating sculptures that the authorities say are harmful to public order and good morals. Nadia Jelassi's work is of a veiled woman surrounded by rocks and suggests she is being stoned, while Mohamed Ben Slama's work is of a child with ants streaming from a schoolbag that spelt out "God". Meanwhile in Egypt, two journalists...
  • Obama’s ‘Polish Death Camp’ Comment ‘Infuriates’ Polish Americans

    06/01/2012 7:29:14 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 25 replies
    CNS News ^ | May 31, 2012 | Pete Winn
    Obama’s ‘Polish Death Camp’ Comment ‘Infuriates’ Polish Americans By Pete Winn May 31, 2012 (CNSNews.com) – President Obama not only angered the people of Poland with a comment he made on Tuesday referring to “Polish death camps” -- he also “infuriated” Polish Americans, many of whom live in Obama’s home town of Chicago. The Polish-American Congress, based in Chicago, has sent a letter to Obama saying as much and demanding an apology. “Our community in the United States and abroad was deeply hurt by your reference to the “Polish death camps,” Polish-American Congress President Frank J. Spula wrote. “This is...
  • Obama Made Mexican Maids Cry in College

    05/17/2012 4:52:48 PM PDT · by blueyon · 36 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 5/17/2012 | Michael Paranzino
    Like other recent Democrat efforts at distraction – Sandra Fluke’s inability to get her male partner to kick in for the $9/month birth control; Mitt Romney’s dog -- the 5,400 words from the Washington Post on Romney’s high school pranks almost 50 years ago have backfired miserably. Turns out Romney was a typical teen, and the Post really is a joke. But the DMC’s pimping of Haircutgate has also prompted conservatives to reread Obama’s first memoir, Dreams from My Father, with an eye for vetting him as thoroughly as the amateur historians at the Post. Romney’s mid-1960s high school years...
  • Globe Magazine : Duchess Kate Breaks Down & Collapses 12/29/2011

    01/03/2012 10:40:47 AM PST · by SandRat · 31 replies
    Globe Magazine ^ | 12/29/2011
    According to the latest issue of Globe magazine, Duchess of Cambridge, has broken down and/or collapsed! Let’s hope the rumors aren’t true! The magazine reports that Kate was left in tears after her step-mother-in-law, the Duchess of Cornwallcruelly insulted her. What did she say?!? DETAILS! Reportedly, Camilla was teasing the Duchess about her husband, Prince William's faithfulness. Ugh, can you believe that? Pot meet kettle, anyone?
  • 157 Air Force Majors terminated without retirement benefits

    11/26/2011 10:42:00 AM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 114 replies · 1+ views
    The American Thinker ^ | 11-25-11 | Thamas Lifson
    One of the best ways to destroy American military capabilities would be to convince career military personnel -- both officers and enlisted -- that their commitment to service will not be rewarded with the retirement benefits they have earned by their faithful obedience to orders, no matter the personal cost or risks they endure. The Obama administration seems to be ready to destroy the belief that service will be rewarded as faithfully as duty was performed, one step at a time. The latest step in that direction is the announcement that 157 Air Force majors will be terminated prior to...
  • Bachmann Newsweek Cover Goes for Insult But Gets Criticism in Return (from an unexpected source)

    08/09/2011 3:17:46 PM PDT · by LUV W · 28 replies
    Foxnews.com ^ | August 9,2011 | Fox News
    Rep. Michele Bachmann has declined to get into the scrum with Newsweek over its cover story of the presidential candidate called "The Queen of Rage," accompanied by an unflattering photo of the Minnesota Republican, but others are calling the magazine out of bounds in its depiction. The National Organization for Women (NOW) President Terry O'Neill said that the cover of the magazine's latest edition is "sexist" and referred to a simple test by the group's founder Gloria Steinem to explain how they determined that conclusion -- would the magazine do the same to a man.
  • Obama Final NASA Insult: This is Your Last Mission and Drink Your Own Pee

    07/11/2011 7:28:11 PM PDT · by Nachum · 20 replies
    rightwing news ^ | 7/11/11 | Jane Jamison
    Just think, in a few hours, you get.......SUN PEE! Cross-posted at UNCOVERAGE.net Isn’t it bad enough Obama is cancelling the space program? Now the astronauts have to drink their own pee on the final trip? CNET: Soon, we will not only be able to drink our recycled urine. We’ll transform into a tastier, more refreshing beverage choice–thanks, in part, to NASA’s final space shuttle mission. The shuttle Atlantis is carrying aloft tests of the Forward Osmosis Bag, which is designed to convert dirty water into a liquid that is safe to drink using a semi-permeable membrane and a concentrated sugar...
  • Thailand arrests American for alleged king insult

    05/28/2011 8:14:02 AM PDT · by nerdwithagun · 12 replies
    Associated Press via Yahoo ^ | May 27 2011 | TODD PITMAN and SINFAH TUNSARAWUTH
    BANGKOK – Thai authorities said Friday they arrested an American citizen on charges he insulted the country's monarchy, in part by posting a link on his blog four years ago to a banned book about the Southeast Asian nation's ailing king. The man is also suspected of translating, from English into Thai, portions of "The King Never Smiles" — an unauthorized biography of King Bhumibol Adulyadej — and posting them online along with articles he wrote that allegedly defame the royal family, said Tharit Pengdith, who heads the Department of Special Investigation, Thailand's equivalent of the FBI.
  • President Obama’s top ten insults against Britain – 2011 edition

    05/25/2011 2:26:43 PM PDT · by Lucky9teen · 9 replies
    http://blogs.telegraph.co.uk/ ^ | May 24th, 2011 | Nile Gardiner
    In honour of President Obama’s state visit to Britain this week, here’s an updated and revised list, as a reminder to readers of the president’s less than stellar track record when it comes to US-British relations. 1. Siding with Argentina over the Falklands 2. Calling France America’s strongest ally 3. Downgrading the Special Relationship 4. Supporting a federal Europe and undercutting British sovereignty 5. Betraying Britain to appease Moscow over the New START Treaty 6. Placing a “boot on the throat” of BP 7. Throwing Churchill out of the Oval Office 8. DVDs for the Prime Minister 9. Insulting words...
  • 'Pet' an insult to animals, academics say

    04/28/2011 11:07:30 AM PDT · by WOBBLY BOB · 155 replies · 1+ views
    Herald Sun ^ | 4-29 | Fiona MacRae
    'Pet' an insult to animals, academics say Fiona MacRae From: Herald Sun April 29, 2011 12:00AM Increase Text SizeDecrease Text SizePrintEmail Share Add to DiggAdd to del.icio.usAdd to FacebookAdd to KwoffAdd to MyspaceAdd to NewsvineWhat are these? Academics say that rather than being a term of endearment, "pets" is an insult to the animals concerned and their owners, who should be known as "human carers". Source: Herald Sun IN a statement that gives a whole new meaning to animal rights, leading academics have called for pets to be renamed "companion animals". They say that rather than being a term of...
  • What? No Easter Greeting?

    04/25/2011 5:24:25 PM PDT · by Robert Drobot · 17 replies
    White House Dossier ^ | A.D. 25 April 2011 | Keith Koffker
    Just when I thought the current team running the White House might have used up all its allotted mistakes comes word that President Obama failed to issue either an Easter or a Good Friday greeting to the nation. Now, let’s forget for a moment that these greetings, which presidents issue on many holidays and commemorations of events, are largely perfunctory and symbolic gestures that nobody cares about. Until there’s a problem with them. Fox News first caught the blunder and put it into context that makes the omission insulting to Christians. The mistake is odd enough to call into question...
  • Obama's Ultimate Insult to the Jews on Pesach

    04/18/2011 3:55:34 PM PDT · by Nachum · 22 replies
    Atlas Shrugs ^ | 4/18/11 | Pamela Geller
    In Obama's dissolute Passover message, the infiltrator praises the rise of Islamic annihilationists in Middle East.You can't make this stuff up. He can't help himself that is how sick his soul is. The idea that Obama would equate the rise of the Jew hating Muslim Brotherhood across Egypt, Bahrain, and the whole of the Middle East and North Africa with the Jews four hundred struggle for freedom from slavery and relentless persecution can only be described as wicked, vicious. Obama, the Interpreter of the Message of Passover Israel National News Passover recalls the bondage and suffering of Jews in Egypt...
  • Chinese pianist performs anti-American anthem at White House dinner in front of Obama

    01/25/2011 4:56:31 PM PST · by mas cerveza por favor · 5 replies
    London Daily Mail ^ | Tuesday, Jan 25 2011 | DANIEL BATES
    A Chinese pianist struck a sour note at a White House state dinner with a rendition of a well-known anti-American anthem. With the Chinese and U.S. presidents among the dozens of dignitaries watching, Lang Lang belted out ‘My Motherland’ [...] The song has been a propaganda tool in China for decades and includes a disparaging reference to Americans as ‘jackals’ who will be shot with hunting rifles. [...] Speaking afterwards Lang Lang made no apology for his choice. [...] The main song is ‘My Motherland’ which is sung by a young woman to injured troops includes a number of controversial...
  • White House claims anti-American propaganda tune not an insult to America

    01/24/2011 11:14:41 PM PST · by FredJake · 12 replies
    examiner.com ^ | 1/24/2011 | Joe Newby
    When is an insult not an insult? Last Wednesday, Chinese pianist Lang Lang played a Chinese tune that has been used as part of anti-American propaganda for years by the Communist Chinese. But according to ABC News, the White House denied the song was an insult to America. Spokesman Tommy Vietor said that: "...any suggestion that this was an insult to the United States is just flat wrong. As Lang Lang has stated before, he plays this song regularly because it is one of his favorite Chinese melodies, which is very widely known and popular in China for its melody....
  • Center says 'No' to 'Shariah Beachhead' at Ground Zero

    07/22/2010 2:29:33 PM PDT · by HonestConservative · 110 replies · 2+ views
    Center for Security Policy ^ | July 22, 2010 | Frank Gaffney
    The Center for Security Policy today unveiled a powerful 1-minute video opposing the construction of a 13-story, $100 million mega-mosque near the hallowed ground of the World Trade Center. The Twin Towers were destroyed on 9/11 by adherents to the barbaric, supremacist and totalitarian program authoritative Islam calls "Shariah." And the imam who is promoting this mosque has publicly declared that he seeks to "bring Shariah to America." As the ad makes clear, Shariah's followers have long built mosques on the most sacred sites of those they have conquered - for example, on Jerusalem's Temple Mount, at Constantinople/Istanbul's St. Sophia...
  • New York Times Ethicist: Socialist Not an Insult

    06/20/2010 6:08:03 PM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 24 replies · 1+ views
    Federal Review ^ | 06/20/10
    NEW YORK--Answering a question from a reader as to whether a teacher should post a cartoon on his door that disparages President Obama as a socialist, New York Times columnist Randy Cohen writes: [W]hile this teacher does not transgress ethically, he does seem to fall short intellectually, offering not deft political analysis but slogans and clichés... Incidentally...how does it defame a person to call him a “socialist” (outside of nutty far-right circles) — a set of ideas many advanced Western democracies find congenial, what with the accessible health-care, affordable higher education and good public transportation? Cohen, who writes the Times'...
  • 16 sci-fi soldiers we should all salute on Memorial Day

    05/27/2010 7:17:04 PM PDT · by KevinDavis · 55 replies · 1,970+ views
    SciFi Wire ^ | 05/27/10
    With Memorial Day bearing down on us, we thought it the right time to salute those brave sci-fi soldiers who've fought so hard for the betterment of the sci-fi universe. The tribute begins below!
  • National Security Advisor Gen. Jones Tells a Joke

    04/26/2010 5:08:37 PM PDT · by bsaunders · 14 replies · 425+ views
    Beyond the Cusp ^ | April 26,2010 | B. Saunders
    General Jim Jones (Ret) opened a speech before a think tank using a little joke to break the ice. He broke more than just the ice, he broke a number of rules of etiquette for all government employees beginning with do not stray into racial or ethnic stereotypes. One would think somebody who reached the status of General and appointment to one of the highest and most sensitive positions in our government would know better than to tell a “Jew Joke”. Below is the video of the offending joke for those who just have to hear it to believe it,...
  • Barack Hussein Obama vs Israel

    03/15/2010 5:10:40 AM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 8 replies · 402+ views
    The manifold organs of the ObamaMedia are abuzz with outrage over what they are calling Israel's "insult" to the United States. But what was the nature of this awful and outrageous insult? Did Israeli officials pull off V.P. Biden's rug to show off his bald head underneath. Did they ask him why the suit of his pants is so shiny. Did they make him sit at the kiddie table?
  • "Insulted" by Israel, U.S. scrambles to save talks

    03/13/2010 6:21:24 PM PST · by americanophile · 123 replies · 4,874+ views
    Reuters via Yahoo! News ^ | March 13, 2010 | Alastair Macdonald
    JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel's relationship with the United States, a defining feature of the troubled Middle East, was under severe strain as diplomats scrambled on Saturday to save newborn U.S.-brokered peace talks with the Palestinians. A senior U.S. official predicted "a dicey period here in the next couple days to a couple of weeks" as Palestinians demanded the reversal of a new Israeli settlement plan and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's coalition, which includes pro-settler parties, reacts to unusually blunt criticism from Washington. U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton called Israel's behavior "insulting" after it approved 1,600 new homes last week...
  • Who gets custody of Triumph the Insult Comic Dog?

    01/18/2010 3:08:29 PM PST · by Nachum · 12 replies · 779+ views
    msn ^ | 1/18/10 | Wrap Staff
    So who gets custody of Triumph the Insult Comic Dog in the wake of Conan O'Brien's divorce from NBC? The disposition of the Conan-created bits and characters has been a hot topic of discussion as part of the ugly situation surrounding Jay Leno, O'Brien and NBC. Not surprisingly, NBC will own any schtick created by O'Brien during his 17 years at the network, people familiar with his exit negotiations said.
  • White House makes CEOs pay for lunch

    07/30/2009 2:00:33 PM PDT · by Nachum · 87 replies · 2,590+ views
    Politico ^ | 7/30/09 | EAMON JAVERS
    Four of the most powerful business leaders in America arrived at the White House one day last month for lunch with President Barack Obama, sitting down in his private dining room just steps from the Oval Office. But even for powerful CEOs, there’s no such thing as a free lunch: White House staffers collected credit card numbers for each executive, and carefully billed them for the cost of the meal with the president.
  • Obama Picks "Pro-Life" Catholic Sellout Douglas Kmiec for Malta Ambassador

    07/02/2009 1:43:05 PM PDT · by SErtelt · 59 replies · 3,142+ views
    LifeNews.com ^ | July 2, 2009 | Steven Ertelt
    Washington, DC -- President Barack Obama has named Douglas Kmiec, the Pepperdine University law professor who has become a key impediment to pro-life Catholics as the ambassador to Malta. The move is sure to spark opposition in Catholic circles given Malta's strongly pro-life stance.
  • Politics

    06/14/2009 9:19:53 PM PDT · by stolinsky · 2 replies · 318+ views
    www.stolinsky.com ^ | 06-15-09 | stolinsky
    Letterman is the symptom. The disease is callous insensitivity masquerading as “open-mindedness” and “tolerance.” The true opponent of Letterman and his liberal friends is not the Palin family, or conservatives in general, but decency itself. It is only halftime, but so far, the score is Letterman 21, decency 0. We will have to work harder in the second half.
  • Hillsdale College Professor Paul Rahe: "Obama's Gestures"

    06/11/2009 8:20:17 AM PDT · by hillsdale1 · 24 replies · 2,030+ views
    Powerline Blog ^ | 6-11-09 | Paul Rahe
    Professor Rahe has promised us a column for Power Line readers on his new book when he gets access to a library. In the meantime, he has forwarded us his thoughts on the photograph of President Obama (above) that was posted on the Drudge Report yesterday:
  • Comedian on 'Today' Show Trashes Sarah Palin: She's 'Very Much Like Herpes'

    06/09/2009 12:02:16 PM PDT · by Justaham · 75 replies · 3,140+ views
    Newsbusters.org ^ | 6-9-09 | Scott Whitlock
    VH1 comedian Chuck Nice appeared on Tuesday's "Today" show and compared Alaska Governor Sarah Palin to the sexually transmitted disease herpes. He mocked, "But, Sarah Palin to the GOP, this is what I've got to say, she is very much like herpes, she's not going away." The "Best Week Ever" host amazingly preceded his comments by instructing the show's hosts and his fellow guests, who were there to discuss news events in the 10am hour of the show, "...Please don't take it the way it sounds." Amazingly, no one on the program really challenged Nice on his ugly remark. NBC...
  • Psychological State of the Union

    06/06/2009 7:04:03 AM PDT · by Bowtie52 · 41 replies · 722+ views
    June 6 2009 | bowtie52
    Psychological State of the Union Many Americans don’t feel the thrill associated with President Obama’s “Change” as it has an adverse effect on their “Psychological State of the Union”. They liked their country the way it was before it lurched to the political Left. For those who mourn and grieve the loss of their Country there needs to be some consideration of their emotional, psychological and mental health. After all, these are the people who bought into the “American Dream”. They fought in wars and went to a job they may not have enjoyed to put sustenance on the table...
  • China: Caption This Photo(Chicom security, camera, and petitioners)

    04/09/2009 9:48:29 PM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 14 replies · 718+ views
    Chosun Ilbo ^ | 04/10/09
    Petitioners protesting on Apr. 9 at the entrance of Beijing University whose law professor Sun Dong-dong said that 99% of petitioners are suffering from megalomania and mentally unstable, during his recent interview with Newsweek on Mar. 23. Chinese police are running out to stop the filming of the event.
  • Thai man jailed for royal insult

    04/03/2009 4:30:20 PM PDT · by JoeProBono · 5 replies · 261+ views
    A Thai citizen has been sentenced to 10 years in jail for violating strict laws against insulting the monarchy. A court in Bangkok said Suwicha Thakho, 34, digitally altered images of King Bhumibol Adulyadej and his family and posted them on the internet.
  • State Senator's Obama Comment Leads To Profane Response

    03/12/2009 9:34:29 PM PDT · by stainlessbanner · 18 replies · 1,554+ views
    click orlando ^ | March 12, 2009
    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- The debate over Florida's public campaign finance system turned ugly as a Republican insulted President Barack Obama and a Democrat gave a vulgar retort. A senate committee on Thursday unanimously approved giving voters a chance to get rid of public campaign financing, but not before the chairman had to admonish two members for their choice of words. Republicans let the debate turn into a discussion on Obama's decision not to accept public campaign financing after initially saying he would. Sen. Ronda Storms said, "They don't want to talk about the messiah having a flaw, but actually it...
  • Jailed For An Insult?

    01/28/2009 2:14:06 PM PST · by Delacon · 59 replies · 1,382+ views
    Human Events ^ | 01/28/2009 | Robert Spencer
    “You can’t just listen to Rush Limbaugh and get things done,” said Barack Obama to Republican leaders Friday. The new president seems to want to make sure that as few people listen to Rush Limbaugh as possible. Senator Mike Enzi (R-WY) warned Thursday that “legislation is brewing on Capitol Hill that would take away free speech from broadcasters by reinstating a law” -- the infamous “Fairness Doctrine” -- “that would require talk shows to provide equal time coverage of opposing viewpoints on any issues they discuss.” This would wipe out conservative talk shows like Limbaugh’s by mandating that programming reflecting...
  • Hollywood film The Wrestler 'insults Iran'

    12/14/2008 7:12:14 PM PST · by melt · 15 replies · 1,052+ views
    telegraph.co.uk ^ | 12/13/08 | telegraph.co.uk
    The country's media has reportedly condemned the film in part because of a fight sequence in which Rourke's character, Randy 'the Ram' Robinson, battles an opponent dubbed the Ayatollah. During the fight, the Ayatollah, played by actor and former professional wrestler Ernest "the Cat" Miller, waves an Iranian flag before ramming the pole under his opponent's neck. Rourke's character then grabs the flag and snaps the pole over his knee before tossing it into the crowd. Newspapers and websites in Iran say the Darren Aronofsky-directed film is just the latest manifestation of Western prejudice towards Iran in Hollywood films. Last...
  • Nader on Fox - Is Obama Uncle Sam or Uncle Tom?

    11/10/2008 4:51:17 PM PST · by gondramB · 14 replies · 146+ views
    Fox News (video) ^ | November 4 2008
    I don't know how I missed this - it looks like it was election night and Nader was given chance after chance to back off and say he should not have used the phrase "Uncle Tom"
  • Obama Under Fire Over Afghan 'Insult'

    07/11/2008 10:40:08 PM PDT · by Coffee200am · 30 replies · 148+ views
    Adelaide Now ^ | 07.12.2008 | Stephen Collinson
    WHITE House hopeful Barack Obama has said the Afghan government of President Hamid Karzai has not "gotten out of the bunker" to rebuild the war-torn country. Senator Obama's comments, ahead of an expected visit to Afghanistan in the coming weeks, drew immediate fire from Republicans, who accused him of insulting a key US "war on terror" ally. Senator Obama also said in an interview with CNN, to be broadcast in full this weekend, that the Bush administration had allowed al-Qaeda and the Taliban to regroup, by diverting vital US forces to the war in Iraq. "I think the Karzai government...
  • The Final Insult (Stonehenge)

    03/05/2008 7:08:40 PM PST · by blam · 39 replies · 318+ views
    The Guardian (UK) ^ | 3-5-2008 | Jonathan Jones
    <p>The winter light is kind to the stones. Its mild greyness reveals the beauty of the blue lichen that has grown for thousands of years over their surfaces and even, from the right point on the path, lets you see the sinister shape of a bronze-age dagger carved into bleak rock. I'd love to be able to say it's an encounter that leads me far from the modern world into eerie reveries - but that would be a lie.</p>
  • Afghan Journalist Gets Death For Insulting Islam

    01/23/2008 9:02:20 PM PST · by blam · 12 replies · 123+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 1-24-2008 | David Blair
    Afghan journalist gets death for insulting Islam By David Blair, Diplomatic Editor Last Updated: 2:30am GMT 24/01/2008 The Taliban-style intimidation of Afghan newspapers came to the surface after a journalist was sentenced to death for distributing an article deemed to have "insulted Islam". Sayed Parwez Kaambakhsh's crime was to have passed around a piece taken from a website questioning why Muslim women cannot have multiple husbands in the same way as their menfolk can legally take four wives. Sayed Parwez Kaambakhsh, 23, sentenced to death for 'insulting Islam' Mr Kaambakhsh, who works for "The New World", a newspaper in Afghanistan's...
  • Matthews: 'Conservative Gut But Liberal Beliefs Because I've Thought Things Through'

    12/26/2007 9:05:53 AM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 42 replies · 253+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Any man who is under 30 and is not a liberal has no heart; and any man who is over 30 and not a conservative has no brains. - Winston Churchill I guess we know what old Winston would think of Chris Matthews, then. Appearing on Morning Joe today, the Hardball host turned the Churchillian maxim upside down, claiming his gut leans right but his head pulls him left.
  • The Random Liberal Insult Generator

    11/09/2007 10:02:07 AM PST · by locopolitico · 65 replies · 254+ views
    Fed up with loony liberals? Now you can hurl imaginative insults at all of those godless, spineless, sushi-eating, America-blaming, terrorist-coddling, Hollywood-humping defeatocrats with the help of the Random Liberal Insult Generator.
  • AN UNGUARDED MOMENT ...

    10/15/2007 7:13:22 AM PDT · by Turret Gunner A20 · 31 replies · 47+ views
    Nealz Nuze ^ | October 15, 2007 | Neal Boortz
    And a moment in which you can truly see how Democrats view the South .. and how Democrats view people who actually prefer NASCAR to polo or the NBA. You are ignorant and dirty. Disease ridden, in fact. Why, even before a Democrat can approach you he has to have his shots! You are just too ignorant to be free to live without the government looking out for you. What fun it is to watch the Democrats try to bail after this accidental exposure of their true elitism. Yup .. before our wonderful Democrat staffers go to a NASCAR race...
  • "Insulting God"

    07/06/2007 6:51:34 AM PDT · by xzins · 43 replies · 396+ views
    Early Church Fathers ^ | John Chrysostom
    Homily I. Philemon i. 1-3.-"Paul, a prisoner of Jesus Christ, and Timothy our brother, unto Philemon our dearly beloved, and fellow-laborer, And to our beloved Apphia, and Archippus our fellow-soldier, and to the Church in thy house: Grace to you, and peace, from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ." These things are said to a master in behalf of a servant. Immediately at the outset, he has pulled down his spirit, and not suffered him to be ashamed, he has quenched his anger; calling himself a prisoner, he strikes him with compunction, and makes him collect himself, and...
  • MSNBC's Scarborough: 'Do You Think' Mrs. Fred Thompson 'Works the Pole'?

    06/04/2007 8:48:07 PM PDT · by SandRat · 95 replies · 3,272+ views
    NewsBusters.org ^ | Ken Shepherd
    Conservative blogs are abuzz with a controversial remark MSNBC's Joe Scarborough made on his Friday "Morning Joe" program about Jeri Thompson, the wife of former Sen. Fred Thompson (R-Tenn.), who is mulling over a White House bid. Hot Air has the video.Here's the relevant transcript: JOE SCARBOROUGH, host, "Morning Joe": Have you seen, um, have you seen Fred Thompson's wife?CRAIG CRAWFORD, Congressional Quarterly: Oh, yeah!SCARBOROUGH: You think she works the pole?CRAWFORD: That's what Hollywood careers will do for you, I guess.SCARBOROUGH: [Laughs] What do you mean?CRAWFORD: You get wives like that. SCARBOROUGH: I mean, look at that guy. God...