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  • "Hey handicap" letter stuns, outrages disabled Ohio woman

    03/19/2015 2:49:26 PM PDT · by DoodleDawg · 64 replies
    Fox Tampa Bay ^ | 3/19/15 | Anonymous
    When Ashley Brady spotted a car parked in a handicap parking spot that she had the right to, she left a note. That driver returned with an outrageous note of their own. The 26-year-old Miamisburg, Ohio woman lost her leg in an accident last year. She fought hard for a handicap parking space at her apartment complex so when someone was parked there, she let them know. She said she left a stern letter under the windshield of the car and thought it was over. That was until her not-so-friendly neighbor responded with a note of her own. "It says...
  • Man starts church for jerks

    03/15/2015 8:14:21 AM PDT · by piasa · 28 replies
    YORBA LINDA — Walk into Mark Hanson’s church and nobody will greet you. The guys hanging around the foyer might even make fun of what you’re wearing, or your haircut. A sign over the entrance reads, “Grab a seat in the back and shut up. Nobody cares what you think.” Welcome to Jerk Church. “You know these guys,” says Hanson, the pastor and founder. “They sit with their arms folded the whole time, leave during the altar call, criticize the pastor, snort when other people state their opinions and never create lasting bonds of friendship. Their wives are always really...
  • Westport Car Dealership Messes With Pizza Delivery Guy, Feels Internet’s Wrath

    01/14/2015 6:53:25 PM PST · by Wilderness Conservative · 54 replies
    Boston.com ^ | 1/15/15 | Eric Levenson
    A video of car dealership employees in Westport getting into a heated argument with a local pizza delivery man over $7 has led to Internet anger and a personal apology. The video, posted on Liveleak, begins with a delivery man returning $7 in cash to the dealership that he had thought was a tip. By the end of the video, one dealership worker threatens to “put my foot in your ass” and another says he will call the delivery man’s manager and get him fired.
  • Scarborough Says 'Asinine' Kansans Concerned About Michelle Obama's HS Graduation Visit Sh

    04/21/2014 6:19:23 AM PDT · by rktman · 30 replies
    newsbusters.org ^ | 4/21/2014 | Mark Finkelstein
    Shut up, Joe Scarborough explained. That was the Morning Joe host's advice today to people in Topeka, Kansas who are concerned that First Lady Michelle Obama's visit to the city's joint high school graduation ceremony will limit seating for family members and take the spotlight off the graduates themselves. The man who makes his living offering his opinions and expressing his concerns instructed Kansans to "keep those concerns to yourself." Adding insult to injury, Scarborough called the concerned Kansans "asinine." View the video after the jump.
  • Man says he was fired for refusing to work Thanksgiving (Pizza Hut)

    11/27/2013 10:58:34 AM PST · by MeganC · 157 replies
    WSBT Channel 42 - Indiana ^ | 9:49am 11/27/2013 | N. Zimmerman
    ELKHART - Many stores and restaurants will be open this year on Thanksgiving Day, and one local man says he lost his job because of it. Tony Rohr worked at Pizza Hut for more than ten years, but says he was fired recently because he refused to open on Thanksgiving. He says he doesn't think people should have to work on a holiday like Thanksgiving. He started at Pizza Hut as a cook and worked his way up to being a general manager of the Jackson Boulevard Pizza Hut in Elkhart. He was told opening on Thanksgiving this year was...
  • Death Wish!

    06/23/2013 5:59:49 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 26 replies
    P J Media ^ | June 21st, 2013 | Staff
    Out of the too-hilarious-for-a-joke file — and from the pro-life LifeNews.com — comes this delightful report on Chelsea Clinton’s thoughts on the difficult lives of our ancestors: From the stage at the recent Women Deliver conference, former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s daughter Chelsea revealed that her much-admired maternal grandmother was the child of unwed teenage parents who “did not have access to services that are so crucial that Planned Parenthood helps provide.” Chelsea’s grandmother was born of an unintended pregnancy. Anyone would be tempted to go for the cheap gag here — “I wish your grandmother had been...
  • Outrage as woman finds valet ticket with insulting description of her as fat

    12/30/2012 7:49:52 PM PST · by Morgana · 79 replies
    mailonline ^ | 12.30.2012 | staff
    A Florida woman is still recovering from the insult at finding a valet ticket that described her as fat. Sharyn Peoples used a valet when she was in Boca Raton in early December to park at a local mall while she appeared at a play but when she picked up her car she found the ticket identifying the driver with the words 'play,' 'red dress' and 'fat.' 'I was mortified,' she told WTVJ. 'In handwriting it said 'play, red dress, and fat' on it.' Peoples said she found the description insulting and shocking and she contacted LAZ Parking of Florida,...
  • Google is 'completely wrong'

    10/10/2012 11:15:15 AM PDT · by Marie · 26 replies
    Google Images ^ | 10/10/12 | Self
    If you Google the words 'completely wrong' and click on Google Images, you get pages of photos of Romney.
  • Vote for Bristol on Dancing with the Stars!

    10/08/2012 6:47:58 PM PDT · by napscoordinator · 41 replies
    The TV Show Dancing with the Stars ^ | 8 October 2012 | Napscoordinator
    Please vote for Bristol Palin
  • Iran Jails American Hikers For 'Spying'

    08/20/2011 6:35:28 AM PDT · by winoneforthegipper · 192 replies
    Skynews ^ | 08/20/11 | skynews
    Two American hikers who were detained in Iran have been sentenced to eight years in prison on charges of "illegal entry" and "espionage," the state TV website says.
  • Critics Question Price Spike During Rolling Blackouts [TX]

    02/10/2011 6:22:06 AM PST · by Dubya · 7 replies
    NBC DFW ^ | SCOTT GORDON
    At least two investigations will examine whether it was extreme weather and high demand -- or perhaps power companies' greed -- that led to last week's rolling blackouts across Texas. Within a few hours, the price electricity generators charged briefly skyrocketed on Feb. 2 from $50 per MW to $3,000 -- the highest legally allowed. Some 82 of the state's 550 generating plants were offline, leading to an electricity shortage and forced blackouts that lasted up to 45 minutes.
  • On Arabic studies, we're not all speaking the same language [Texas]

    02/09/2011 7:59:35 AM PST · by Dubya · 34 replies
    Star-Telegram ^ | Bud Kennedy
    On Sunday night, former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice joined former President George W. Bush at the Super Bowl. One night later, only a few miles away, some south Arlington and Mansfield parents delivered a sharp drop-kick to one of Bush's and Rice's dreams. After 9-11, a federal commission concluded that America's security is at risk in part because so few of us read or understand Arabic.
  • Leaders Debate Statewide Property Tax For Schools (texas)

    10/08/2010 9:05:51 AM PDT · by Dubya · 16 replies
    Senate Finance Chairman Steve Ogden, R-Bryan, said he knows that just mentioning a possible statewide property tax will stir up emotions.
  • KKK To Rally in South GA [Nahunta] Feb. 20th At Noon ! (Exercising constitutional right to assemble]

    02/15/2010 9:50:24 PM PST · by BIOCHEMKY · 24 replies · 1,334+ views
    Lady Liberty's Lamp ^ | Feb. 15, 2010 | TERRY DICKSON AND TERESA STEPZINSKI
    The Knight Riders, Knights of the Ku Klux Klan will hold a rally from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 20, in Nahunta. From Jacksonville.com: Ku Klux Klan moving rally back to Nahunta Constitutionally, the group has a right to assemble. The event will be on U.S. 301. They weren’t invited, haven’t been welcomed publicly and have no permit to use any parks, but Ku Klux Klan members plan to march in Nahunta nonetheless. The Knight Riders, Knights of the Ku Klux Klan is back to its original plans and will hold a rally from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday,...
  • Tiger Woods on Steroids?: You Be The Judge

    12/15/2009 6:01:25 PM PST · by Frantzie · 57 replies · 2,881+ views
    Bleacher Report ^ | December 15, 2009 | Sven Klemencic
    We thought the worst for Tiger was behind him, or, at the very least, that no closet was big enough to hold any more skeletons. Looks like we were wrong—remember, Tiger owns more than a few houses, and more than a few closets. Behind door number—which one are we on now?—is the revelation that the doctor who treated Woods after his knee injury has been indicted in a doping scandal by the FBI, and is accused of treating athletes with steroids.
  • Jessica Simpson's Dog Snatched by Coyote

    09/15/2009 7:55:23 AM PDT · by JoeProBono · 129 replies · 3,895+ views
    people. ^ | September 15, 2009
    Jessica Simpson's beloved maltipoo Daisy was grabbed by a wild coyote that then vanished with the small dog, the singer wrote via Twitter Monday night. "My heart is broken because a coyote took my precious Daisy right in front of our eyes. HORROR!" she Tweeted. Simpson, 29, has offered a reward to anyone who can reunite her with her 5-year-old, caramel-colored dog.
  • There's A Texting Killer On The Road (Put Down Your Crackberry!)

    07/29/2009 4:09:21 AM PDT · by suspects · 17 replies · 699+ views
    Boston Herald ^ | July 29, 2009 | Michael Graham
    Wake up, you Crackheads! No, I don’t mean the corner punks . . . they’re just small businessmen trying to pay the bills. They’re no threat to my family or me. It’s you arrogant Blackberry addicts, texting 50 words per minute while doing 75 miles per hour down the Pike. Could you please put that damn thing down? It’s bad enough that you self-absorbed jerks can’t stop texting when you’re on foot - bumping into your co-workers walking down the hall and stepping into traffic on city streets without even glancing up. I particularly hate the office Crackheads (you know...
  • 'Record' Afghanistan drugs bust

    05/23/2009 4:09:38 PM PDT · by Dubya · 10 replies · 896+ views
    BBC ^ | BBC
    'Record' Afghanistan drugs bust International and Afghan troops have killed 60 militants and made a record drugs haul in an operation in southern Afghanistan, the US military has said.
  • MILITARY: Weemer testimony ends with appearance by Marine hero

    04/07/2009 12:18:54 PM PDT · by Dubya · 47 replies · 1,849+ views
    North County Times ^ | MARK WALKER
    CAMP PENDLETON ---- A Marine Corps hero showered praise Monday on a comrade who is on trial for killing an unarmed prisoner of war. Navy Cross recipient Sgt. Maj. Brad Kasal said the accused Marine, Sgt. Ryan Weemer, was a skilled warrior who always displayed "excellent" military characteristics. Kasal was given the Navy Cross, the second-highest award a Marine can receive, for saving fellow Marines despite suffering severe wounds during the "Hell House" battle in Fallujah, Iraq, on Nov. 13, 2004. Both Kasal, now head of a five-state recruiting region based in Des Moines, Iowa, and Weemer were injured that...
  • Herhold: Shabby treatment for woman with cancer at DMV

    04/05/2009 11:29:23 AM PDT · by Chet 99 · 53 replies · 3,322+ views
    Frances Picker taught algebra for 35 years in the Fremont schools and never smoked before she was diagnosed with late-stage lung cancer in December. A slim 73-year-old with a magnetic smile, Picker copes as well as she can between bouts of chemotherapy that have robbed her of her hair. The ugly coda — the crowning insult, if you will — came when she went to renew her driver's license in mid-March at the Fremont DMV. It should have been no big deal. Knowing that the DMV has long lines, Picker made an appointment. But she had to stand in a...
  • Jokesters drop their pants and take a ride on the subway for laughs [from the NY moron weirdo file]

    01/11/2009 5:26:30 AM PST · by ETL · 16 replies · 1,058+ views
    New York Daily News ^ | January 11th 2009 | VERONIKA BELENKAYA nd RICH SCHAPIRO
    Snow wasn't the only thing that fell Saturday: so did pants - and jaws - on the subway. Hundreds of brave New Yorkers dropped their bottoms in Saturday's sub-freezing temperatures before taking to the rails for the eighth annual No Pants Subway Ride. "They couldn't have picked a better day to do this?" asked John Ocskai, 18, of Long Island, wearing a pair of spiffy gray boxers. "This is my first time. I was shocked it was still going on." Dana Sterling, 33, was shivering even before she stripped down to her three pairs of undies. "I'm cold already," Sterling...
  • FULL CRIMINAL COMPLAINT AGAINST BLAGO (.pdf)

    12/09/2008 11:52:38 AM PST · by Red Badger · 54 replies · 1,846+ views
    llnw.static.cbslocal.com ^ | 12/09/2008 | Staff
    78 Pages of corruption by the numbers...........
  • REPORT: Helicopter carrying John Kerry, Chuck Hagel, Joe Biden makes emergency landing

    02/21/2008 12:25:39 PM PST · by hope · 314 replies · 743+ views
    REPORT: Helicopter carrying John Kerry, Chuck Hagel, Joe Biden makes emergency landing in Afghanistan: Developing.
  • Satirical Monsters More Competition for Darwin

    12/13/2007 12:45:57 PM PST · by SubGeniusX · 120 replies · 324+ views
    The Ledger ^ | December 11, 2007 | John Chambliss
    E-mails offer Polk school officials a view of the origin of life they say is just as valid as intelligent design. LAKELAND | The Flying Spaghetti Monster has stretched its noodles to Polk County. The Flying Spaghetti Monster, or FSM, is a satirical group that pokes fun at intelligent design. It first emerged in 2005 during the debate in Kansas over whether the belief should be taught in science classes. The group has sent dozens of e-mails to Polk County School Board members demanding that the idea of a Flying Spaghetti Monster creating the world receive classroom equal time with...
  • UHP crosses could be coming down

    11/15/2007 4:39:44 PM PST · by Larry R. Johnson · 10 replies · 80+ views
    SALT LAKE CITY (ABC 4 NEWS) - The fate of more than a dozen crosses honoring fallen UHP troopers was left in the hands of a federal court judge on Tuesday. The issue was taken to court after a group of atheists sued the state claiming the crosses violate the constitutional separation of church and state. The group is now asking the Utah Highway Patrol Association to remove the 12 foot-crosses because they denote the death of Jesus Christ. However, the state and UHP troopers say they are memorials to brave public servants and not religious in nature. The majority...
  • City Hikes Boy Scouts' Rent by $199,999 over Gay Ban (Philadelphia)

    10/18/2007 9:41:25 AM PDT · by Pyro7480 · 408 replies · 4,017+ views
    Philadelphia Inquirer ^ | 10/18/2007 | Joseph A. Slobodzian
    The Boy Scouts of America's refusal to bend its rules to permit gay scouts will cost the organization's local chapter $200,000 a year if it wishes to keep its headquarters in a city-owned building on Logan Square. Representatives of the Boy Scouts of America's Cradle of Liberty Council were notified that to remain in their 79-year-old landmark headquarters, they needed to pay the city a "fair market" rent, Fairmount Park Commission president Robert N.C. Nix said yesterday. Currently, the rent is $1 a year....
  • Defense Employees Upset Over New Pay System

    10/16/2007 4:55:19 PM PDT · by ATOMIC_PUNK · 50 replies · 63+ views
    http://www.govcentral.com ^ | Oct 16 2007 | Stephen Barr
    In a letter to the Pentagon, Republicans Frank R. Wolf and Thomas M. Davis III and Democrat James P. Moran Jr. said they had been contacted by “numerous constituents gravely concerned” about their 2008 pay raise under the new program, called the National Security Personnel System or NSPS. “We must keep our promises to our employees,” the three wrote in the letter, sent last week. “It would be difficult if not impossible to recruit or retain employees if they knew they could not rely on their promised salaries.” The Pentagon, in a memo last month, said that about 110,000 employees...
  • Allergic US employee sues to ban perfume at work

    07/05/2007 8:55:27 AM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 112 replies · 2,714+ views
    Yahoo ^ | July 5, 2007
    WASHINGTON (AFP) - An office worker for the US city of Detroit is suing for her colleagues to be banned from wearing perfume which gives her such severe headaches, nausea and coughing fits that she must leave work. Court documents showed Thursday that Susan McBride suffered so acutely from allergy to the chemicals in scents, lotions and sprays that she had to go home sick when a heavily perfumed co-worker shared her office at the city's historic districts department. Her sensitivity is such that she avoids the detergent sections in shops and cannot sit near perfumed people in a movie...
  • Bill Seeks Fines For Drivers Who Cut In Line

    03/19/2007 1:45:07 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 121 replies · 2,202+ views
    Tampa Tribune ^ | March 19, 2007 | RICH SHOPES
    A Broward County state senator has a message for pushy drivers who can't wait in line like everybody else stuck in traffic: Pay up. Sen. Steven Geller, D-Hallandale Beach, wants to make it a crime for drivers to cut in at the front of the line at exit ramps, accident scenes and anywhere else traffic backs up. His bill is probably a year or more away from getting a vote by the Legislature but it's sure to ignite passions before then. "You want to look at what causes road rage? That is it," he says. The "rude jerks" can spark...
  • Boston Guerrilla Marketing Suspects Press Conference

    02/01/2007 10:25:00 AM PST · by Lunatic Fringe · 273 replies · 9,826+ views
    "That is not a hair question." "That is also not a hair question." These guys are kind of funny.
  • THE DEMS' KARMIC DILEMMA. Pay it Forward

    01/18/2007 12:01:26 PM PST · by Checkers · 7 replies · 1,178+ views
    tnr ^ | Post date 01.12.07 | Issue date 01.22.07 | Michael Crowley
    Hours after Nancy Pelosi was sworn in as House speaker last week, Democratic Representative Rahm Emanuel held a celebratory reception at Johnny's Half Shell, an upscale Capitol Hill restaurant. Having just overseen his party's victorious campaign as chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (dccc), Emanuel resembled a mafia don who had taken down a rival family and was now receiving visitors (Harold Ickes, Paul Begala, James Carville) to kiss his ring. Filing into the restaurant along with the giddy Democrats, however, was a crowd with markedly longer faces. These were Republicans attending a reception for Arizona Senator Jon Kyl,...
  • World remembers 9/11 but many not crying

    09/11/2006 8:10:58 PM PDT · by RockinRight · 54 replies · 1,149+ views
    Yahoo Via AP ^ | 9/11/06 | ELAINE GANLEY
    PARIS - The nations of the world joined Monday in solemn remembrance of Sept. 11 — but for many, resentment of the United States flowed as readily as tears. Critics say Americans have squandered the goodwill that prompted France's Le Monde newspaper to proclaim "We are all Americans" that somber day after the attacks, and that the Iraq war and other U.S. policies have made the world less safe in the five years since. Heads bowed in moments of silence for the 3,000 killed in the attacks on New York and Washington — while the No. 2 al-Qaida leader issued...
  • "I want to post mean and nasty things about Steve Irwin on nice memorial threads" Thread

    09/05/2006 10:52:59 AM PDT · by eyespysomething · 54 replies · 2,163+ views
    Free Republic ^ | 9-5-06 | eyespy
    OK, here's a thread where all the Steve Irwin bashers can post away to their hearts content. Please leave the threads titled "In Memory..." or "Tribute to..." alone. Not every single thread about Steve Irwin on FR has to include the incident of him holding his son in the croc enclosure, a mention of Darwin, and/or the word "Fool" Sometimes the old saying is true "If you can't say something nice about someone, don't say anything at all."
  • Bans on CDs and concert ads put a hit on Dixie Chicks tix

    06/12/2006 2:40:44 AM PDT · by Caipirabob · 58 replies · 2,520+ views
    Los Angeles Times - The Discontinent Parakeet's Delight! ^ | June 12, 2006 | Geoff Boucher and Randy Lewis
    The Dixie Chicks and their camp will continue their struggle this week to figure out where their own Mason-Dixon Line lies on a map of America's arenas. The reason is that ticket sales for their upcoming road run, the Accidents & Accusations Tour, have not as gone as they expected; basically, in many Southern states and Midwest markets, the Chicks have not been forgiven for perceived political sins of the past. Concert industry watchers say some radio station chiefs are extending their boycott of the group's recordings to include advertising bans for the group's concerts. "Obviously there are political overtones...
  • Crowded cells, hunger and lice - life in Vietnam's jails

    03/04/2006 1:22:29 PM PST · by river rat · 14 replies · 566+ views
    The Times ^ | March 04, 2006 | Fran Yeoman
    THREE years may sound like a relatively light sentence for a man who was at one point facing the death penalty, but Gary Glitter’s time in Vietnamese custody will be extremely tough. “Conditions are terrible,” Brad Adams, Asia director of Human Rights Watch, said. “Creature comforts are nonexistent, prisoners sleep on mats on concrete floors, food is minimal and there are widespread lice. “There is also regular abuse, although I don’t expect Glitter to be abused because it would be too hard to cover it up. He is luckier than his cellmates in that respect. “He may be able to...
  • House GOP Seeks Quick Vote on Iraq Pullout

    11/18/2005 11:31:04 AM PST · by Reagan Man · 289 replies · 16,241+ views
    Breitbart.com ^ | 11-18-2005 | LIZ SIDOTI
    House Republicans sought a showdown Friday with Democrats on a proposal by one of their most senior members to force an end to the U.S. deployment of troops in Iraq. Rep. John Murtha, D-Pa., offered the resolution demanding a pullout. The GOP-run House was expected to reject it _ and make a prominent statement about where Congress stands on Iraq _ as the chamber scurried toward a Thanksgiving break. "We'll let the members debate it and then let them vote on it," said Rep. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., the acting majority leader. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi's office had no immediate...
  • Gorilla Bosses Bring Jungle to the Work

    10/19/2005 11:28:39 AM PDT · by Samwise · 26 replies · 768+ views
    Fox News ^ | October 18, 2005 | Michael Y. Park
    ***snip*** Everyone knows them, or knows someone who’s had to deal with them: gorilla bosses. The ones who make their way to the top by throwing one elbow too many, scaring colleagues with their violent rages and basking in an often-unearned aura of cockiness. “A boss like that doesn’t want to accept feedback, doesn’t want to understand other points of view — it’s his or her way or the highway,” said Chicago-based science writer David L. Weiner (search), who wrote about the about the "gorilla boss" phenomenon in this year’s “Reality Check: What Your Mind Knows, But Isn't Telling You."...
  • Top Ten Liberal Idiots (August, 2005 edition - for educational purposes only)

    08/09/2005 11:03:38 AM PDT · by eleni121 · 32 replies · 932+ views
    Life | August 9, 2005 | Myself
    I heard Mario the Pious pontificating the other day and I thought that it would be appropriate to name the Top Ten liberal idiots and include on this list the Pious Mario himself. There are other - many others. But identifying them is an important first step in ridiculing them. Through ridicule there may be a chance for reform and correction. The first step can be hard; conservatives don't usually have time or inclination to point fingers; they are too busy getting the work of the world done. Liberals tend to have thin skins and get offended and pouty when...
  • Phelps' Group Protests At Soldier's Funeral

    08/05/2005 8:41:11 PM PDT · by gamarob1 · 27 replies · 1,470+ views
    Members of the Rev. Fred Phelps' Westboro Baptist Church in Topeka, Kan., are picketing military funerals, KMBC's Micheal Mahoney reported Friday. The group has made national headlines for traveling throughout the country to picket gay churches, gay weddings, and the funeral of Matthew Shepard, a gay college student who was murdered in Wyoming in 1998. Friday, about 15 members of the group -- some of them children -- picketed the funeral of a St. Joseph soldier who was killed in Iraq. Mahoney reported that the group stood across the road from the Grace Evangelical Church during the funeral of 21-year-old...
  • PRES. BUSH SPEECH: Terry Moran - []Partisan jerk, []Unenlightened fool, or [] Major League A******

    06/28/2005 6:12:13 PM PDT · by doug from upland · 52 replies · 1,995+ views
    heard on Hugh Hewitt show | 6-28-05 | Doug from Upland
    As heard on the Hugh Hewitt show, ABC's Terry Moran, upon the conclusion of President Bush's speech at Ft. Bragg, actually made the comment that the crowd was very quiet and only applauded when prompted to do so my the President's advance team. A colonel then called Hugh's show. At a non-partisan event such as this, the soldiers would have certainly been told that proper decorum was not to cheer and interrupt the President. The death spiral of the mainstream media continues. Twenty years from now, your grandchildren will be asking, "Grandpa, what was ABC, CBS, and NBC?"
  • Pakistan Police Fire Officers Who Reportedly Sewed Prisoner's Lips Shut

    06/25/2005 9:35:39 PM PDT · by phoenix_004 · 19 replies · 609+ views
    AP ^ | Jun 25, 2005 | Khalid Tanveer
    MULTAN, Pakistan (AP) - Seven Pakistani police officers have been fired after media reports that they sewed shut a prisoner's lips to stop him from shouting insults at them, an official said on Saturday. A deputy inspector-general of police, Malik Mohammed Iqbal, said he fired the officers Saturday after receiving a report about the alleged incident Thursday at a lockup in Vehari town, about 60 miles east of the city of Multan. However, Iqbal said it was "yet to be determined who actually sewed the lips of the prisoner," whom he identified as Mohammed Hussain. Iqbal said the inmate "initially...
  • Breaking:Filibuster Compromise

    05/23/2005 7:06:23 PM PDT · by calex59 · 95 replies · 2,481+ views
    BREAKING: FILIBUSTER COMPROMISE By Michelle Malkin · May 23, 2005 07:40 PM Press conference about to begin...Sen McCain et al. Sen. McCain: We are here, 14 Republicans and Democrats, to announce we have reached an agreement to try and avert a crisis...and pull the Senate back from the precipice..grateful for efforts of Sen. Frist and Sen. Reid...[singles out Sen. Byrd and Sen. Warner] vital to this process. Pledged to vote for cloture for Janice Rogers Brown, Priscilla Owen, and William Pryor. Myers and Saad. No commitment. I'm very pleased to stand here with my other colleagues tonight and I believe...
  • Newsweek: America is dead (U.S. Flag Shown in Trashcan on Cover!)

    05/22/2005 11:12:32 AM PDT · by FreedomCalls · 302 replies · 16,317+ views
    Riding Sun Blog ^ | 5/23/2005 01:17:00 | GaijinBiker
    <p>Newsweek's false, retracted story about American guards flushing the Koran down a toilet at Guantanamo doesn't necessarily mean the magazine's staff hates America or Bush, or wants us to lose in Iraq. To be charitable, let's just chalk that one up to sloppy journalism.</p>
  • Appeals court reinstates lawsuit blaming McDonald's for making people fat (TYRANT JUDGE ALERT)

    01/25/2005 8:29:00 PM PST · by Dan from Michigan · 5 replies · 462+ views
    Appeals court reinstates lawsuit blaming McDonald's for making people fat 2 hours, 15 minutes ago NEW YORK (AP) - A court Tuesday revived a class-action lawsuit blaming McDonald's for making people fat, reinstating claims pertaining to deceptive advertising. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals (news - web sites) said New York's general business law requires a plaintiff to show only that deceptive advertising was misleading and that the plaintiff was injured as a result. A lower court judge twice previously tossed out the lawsuit. In a statement, Oak Brook, Ill.-based McDonald's Corp. said "common sense tells you this particular...
  • HOW DO WE ELECT DANGEROUS IDIOTS LIKE THIS?

    12/09/2004 5:37:14 AM PST · by FreeKeys · 10 replies · 378+ views
    Nealz Nuze ^ | Dec. 9, 2004 | Neal Boortz
    HOW DO WE ELECT DANGEROUS IDIOTS LIKE THIS? The brain-dead, idiotic, disgusting, anti-American, childish, can't-get-over-it politician of the day is one Nelson Polite, a member of the Lancaster, Pennsylvania city council. Thankfully this jerk will rise no further up the political ladder. Even Democrats think he's a fool. Polite is upset because of David Stoltzfus who runs a baked goods stand at the local city market. Stoltzfus has a picture of President Bush hanging in the stand. Polite is a Democrat. Polite made a trip to visit Stoltzfus to tell him that he and other Lancaster Democrats are "offended" by...
  • Time to Target Target

    09/15/2004 2:53:21 AM PDT · by ProudVet77 · 19 replies · 346+ views
    Just heard that Target stores are going to prevent Salvation Army bell ringers this Christmas. According to the TV report, the SA raised $8 million at Target stores last year. http://www.target.com/exec/obidos/handle-generic-form/${0}/602-2901054-4923010?action=next%252dpage&target=help%252fself%252dservice%252demail%252dform%252ehtml&display=tsq&browse=1041342&method=GET%2520%2596%2520Target%2520Store%2520Questions
  • Mr. Chirac emphasizes French support for China's direction

    10/11/2004 6:05:05 AM PDT · by Cornpone · 7 replies · 408+ views
    Le Monde ^ | 10 October 2004 | Beatrice Gurrey and Bruno Philip
    During his visit, the head of the State pled for the lifting of the European embargo on the sales of armament in China, affirmed that it "includes/understands perfectly" the sights of the leaders Chinese on the question of Taiwan, and given a list of ten dissidents whose fate worries Paris. Peking of our special correspondents Jacques Chirac has just reaffirmed with force, during his weekend in Peking, his support for the Chinese mode. As well on the question "total strategic partnership" as it wants to reinforce with the popular Republic, as on that of Taiwan and of the development of...
  • Chirac promotes China trade links

    10/09/2004 4:06:22 PM PDT · by Cornpone · 4 replies · 320+ views
    BBC World News ^ | 9 October 2004 | BBC World Report
    French President Jacques Chirac is to meet his Chinese counterpart on the second day of a visit designed to boost the two countries' economic links. Mr Chirac will meet President Hu Jintao in Beijing hours after delivering a speech in the city of Chengdu. France is keen to improve its trade links with China, and a high-profile team of ministers and industrialists is with Mr Chirac on his state visit. On Friday Mr Chirac called for an end to an EU embargo on selling China arms. The United States is urging the European Union not to lift an embargo that...
  • Park Street hate crime (shouting at them to "speak English.")

    09/26/2004 6:17:25 PM PDT · by watchout · 44 replies · 1,531+ views
    http://www.madison.com/tct/news/index.php?ntid=10873&ntpid=1 ^ | September 25, 2004 | Mike Miller and Steven Elbow
    Park Street hate crime By Mike Miller and Steven Elbow September 25, 2004 Two men face hate crime charges after allegedly harassing an Asian couple downtown and shouting at them to "speak English." Jeffrey W. Scheidegger, 20, of Madison, and Jeffrey M. Jalinski, 19, no permanent address, were charged Friday with disorderly conduct as a hate crime and bail jumping in last Saturday's incident. Jalinski was charged with an additional count of disorderly conduct. According to a criminal complaint, a caller contacted police to complain that two men were hanging out at a bus stop on North Park Street near...
  • al-Qaida May Target VA Hospitals

    08/27/2004 9:22:00 AM PDT · by Bald Eagle777 · 18 replies · 599+ views
    Miami.com ^ | Aug. 27, 2004 | CURT ANDERSON
    WASHINGTON - Al-Qaida may attempt to attack Veterans Affairs hospitals as an alternative to more heavily guarded U.S. military installations, the FBI and Homeland Security Department warn in a new nationwide terrorism bulletin. Although U.S. authorities say there is no credible intelligence regarding a specific threat against such hospitals, the bulletin said there have been persistent reports of "suspicious activity" at medical facilities throughout the United States. That includes "possible reconnaissance activities" this year at unspecified military medical facilities in Bethesda, Md., and Aurora, Colo., the bulletin said. Even though later investigation of these two incidents uncovered no links to...