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  • Seattle Has Victory Parade Set Already (Seahawk - Steeler Alert)

    01/28/2006 2:44:26 AM PST · by beyond the sea · 180 replies · 2,416+ views
    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette ^ | 1/28/06 | Paul Zeise
    <p>The Seahawks and the City of Seattle apparently know the outcome of the Super Bowl already, and it isn't a good one for the Steelers.</p> <p>According to a report Thursday in the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, the team already has planned its victory parade for the Tuesday after the game.</p>
  • Tigers kill S Africa mugger

    12/20/2005 2:29:33 PM PST · by Aussie Dasher · 24 replies · 577+ views
    A South African mugger was mauled to death by tigers after he fled the scene of his crime and took refuge in what turned out to be a tiger enclosure at a nearby zoo, police said. The incident took place on Sunday in Bloemfontein, about 400 kilometres south-west of Johannesburg. "The guy who was found in the tiger enclosure had been trying to escape after he had robbed a couple with a knife early on Sunday morning," said police spokesman Sam Makhele. "There were security guards nearby and they gave chase to this man and he jumped the fence into...
  • Jacko racing to 270M ruin

    12/08/2005 8:44:58 AM PST · by COUNTrecount · 123 replies · 3,340+ views
    NY Daily News ^ | Dec. 8, 2005 | MICHELLE CARUSO
    LOS ANGELES - Michael Jackson faces a crushing $270 million foreclosure in two weeks that could mean he loses his Neverland Ranch and Sony Beatles music catalog, the Daily News has learned. And as the fallen star's financial D-day, Dec. 20, looms, he is "isolated and intoxicated" on prescription pills in Bahrain while frantic family members rush to plan a rescue mission to the Middle Eastern nation, sources said yesterday. "It's a meltdown - Michael's life is on the line, physically, and his finances are in ruins because he has listened to the wrong people," said one source familiar with...
  • Some Palestinians have second thoughts about indiscriminate suicide killings (Debka)

    11/11/2005 1:42:01 PM PST · by Not a 60s Hippy · 13 replies · 626+ views
    Debka File ^ | Nov. 13, 2005
    Some Palestinians have second thoughts about indiscriminate suicide killings after 27 West Bank Palestinians died in al Qaeda’s triple hotel bombings in Amman November 11, 2005, 6:49 PM (GMT+02:00) The Palestinian Authority declared three days mourning. In the northern West Bank village, Silet al-Daher, the Akhran clan mourned 17 relatives who attended a family wedding – the first time Palestinians themselves have been targets of a suicide attack. Two PA officials, Maj.-Gen Bashir Nafeh and Abed A-Lon also lost their lives in the Grand Hyatt. Palestinian newspaper commentator Hani al-Masri wrote: “I expect now a significant change in the...
  • N.Y. Times Earnings Fall in Third Quarter

    10/19/2005 8:54:35 AM PDT · by george76 · 59 replies · 1,824+ views
    AP ^ | Oct 19 | SETH SUTEL
    The New York Times Co. said Wednesday its earnings fell by more than half in the third quarter... Net income of $23.1 the July-September period, down from $48.3 the comparable period a year ago. The company also said it would take an additional total charge of $35 million to $45 million over the next three quarters, beginning in the fourth quarter, for another staff reduction program it announced last month that will eliminate 500 jobs... Janet Robinson, chief executive of the Times, said in a statement it saw improved advertising growth in September, but the market in the...
  • Title of Thread

    08/26/2005 2:03:58 PM PDT · by StridentModerate · 227 replies · 3,854+ views
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  • Movement builds to seize Souter home

    07/11/2005 3:04:17 AM PDT · by RoyalsFan · 52 replies · 2,531+ views
    THIS LAND WAS YOUR LAND Movement builds to seize Souter home If New Hampshire selectmen don't bite, ballot initiatives planned Supreme Court Justice David Souter probably never expected his vote to permit a Connecticut town the power to seize the homes of citizens would come back to haunt him. But it may. An effort by a Los Angeles advertising entrepreneur to persuade the city fathers of Weare, N.H., to turn the tables on Souter by seizing his home and building a hotel on the site is gaining steam. Logan Darrow Clements and his company, Free Star Media, are now collecting...
  • Unidentified terrorists massacre holidaymakers on Mount Qassioun overlooking Damascus

    07/05/2005 11:26:57 AM PDT · by WmShirerAdmirer · 4 replies · 540+ views ^ | July 4, 2005 | Staff
    Unidentified terrorists massacre holidaymakers on Mount Qassioun overlooking Damascus July 4, 2005, 11:49 PM (GMT+02:00) Mystery gunmen mowed down scorees of holidaymakers at the popular summer resort for Damascenes and Gulf tourists on Mount Qassioun early Monday, July 4. May were killed on the spot. DEBKAfile’s counter-terror sources report that the killers arrived in a bus and a Mercedes 520 with Iraqi license plates. One assailant, identified as a Jordanian called Ayed al-Semadi, and his relative, were killed in a clash with Syrian security men. The rest got away and are hunted. Two Syrian security men were also killed. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
  • Muslim Nations Face AIDS Reality Check (Religion-of-Piece Alert!)

    06/30/2005 10:51:05 PM PDT · by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle · 16 replies · 825+ views ^ | 6/29/2005 | Reuters
    An Aids crisis is threatening to overwhelm many predominantly Muslim countries but their leaders remain in a state of denial and are doing little to stem the deadly problem, a pioneering study says. In one of the most comprehensive reports on Aids covering the Muslim world, experts warned of serious repercussions if governments continued to sweep the problem under the carpet. A report released by the Seattle-based think tank, the National Bureau of Asian Research, says "if leaders continue to ignore the problem, Aids could debilitate or even destabilise some of these societies by killing large numbers of people in...
  • No charges in death of San Ramon banker killed in fight after game

    05/17/2005 9:03:54 PM PDT · by SmithL · 10 replies · 656+ views
    Contra Costa Times ^ | 5/17/5 | Sophia Kazmi
    The Sacramento District Attorney office announced today that no charges will be filed in the death of San Ramon resident Mark Leidheisl, who died after a fight outside the Arco Arena last month. The DA's office determined Leidheisl was the aggressor in the fight and the two men who fought against him -- Jeffrey Berndt of Victor and Donnie Garibaldi of Lodi -- were acting in self-defense. In a report issued today, the DA's office said that at one point Berndt punched Leidheisl's face to help, because he thought Garibaldi was losing the fight against Leidheisl. The punch caused Leidheisl...
  • New tragedy for (euthanasia advocate) Lesley Martin

    05/13/2005 5:24:10 PM PDT · by BykrBayb · 203 replies · 4,228+ views
    Stuff ^ | May 14, 2005 | DON KAVANAGH
    New tragedy for Lesley Martin 14 May 2005 By DON KAVANAGH Euthanasia campaigner Lesley Martin and her family have had to make the agonising decision to turn off her brother's life-support system after a truck crash. Michael Charles Martin, 43, suffered serious head injuries after the meat truck he was driving and a lime tanker collided near the Waikato town of Pirongia two weeks ago. Ms Martin – who served nine months of a 15-month sentence for giving her terminally ill mother an overdose of morphine and then suffocating her with a pillow in 1999 – said the decision to...
  • And the Verdict on Justice Kennedy Is: Guilty

    04/09/2005 1:13:05 PM PDT · by Crackingham · 131 replies · 2,160+ views
    Washington Post ^ | 4/9/05 | Dana Milbank
    Supreme Court Justice Anthony M. Kennedy is a fairly accomplished jurist, but he might want to get himself a good lawyer -- and perhaps a few more bodyguards. Conservative leaders meeting in Washington yesterday for a discussion of "Remedies to Judicial Tyranny" decided that Kennedy, a Ronald Reagan appointee, should be impeached, or worse. Phyllis Schlafly, doyenne of American conservatism, said Kennedy's opinion forbidding capital punishment for juveniles "is a good ground of impeachment." To cheers and applause from those gathered at a downtown Marriott for a conference on "Confronting the Judicial War on Faith," Schlafly said that Kennedy had...
  • Johnnie Cochran dies following an extended illness

    03/29/2005 2:59:05 PM PST · by lainie · 560 replies · 21,018+ views
    REPORT: Famed attorney Johnny Cochran died this afternoon in California following an extended illness... Developing...
  • Pair killed after crashing stolen car into tree

    03/24/2005 10:44:56 AM PST · by Diddle E. Squat · 48 replies · 1,016+ views
    Houston Chronicle ^ | 3/24/05 | staff
    Two unidentified men were killed early this morning when they wrecked a stolen vehicle in Montrose, police said. The pair were speeding in the 300 block of West Gray in a 1996 Saturn that was taken by force during a robbery four days earlier. The car went off the road and crashed into a tree at 3:30 a.m., Houston Police Department accident investigators said. Flying debris from the car then struck a parked van. The men inside the Saturn, both in their 20s, were killed instantly. Neither man was wearing a seat belt, police reports show.

    02/10/2005 6:27:02 PM PST · by Quix · 6 replies · 1,381+ views
    A Glimpse Ahead Timothy Snodgrass The Impossible Will Come Alive In 2005 01/28/05 In January of 2004, as we began to intercede for the New Year the Holy Spirit gave us the prophetic slogan, "The Seas will Roar in 2004". This year we were given a new slogan, "The Impossible will come Alive in 2005". As the veil of darkness begins to come down over nations and regions, along with great shakings will come great breakthroughs; signs, wonders, healings and a spectacular release of miracles in impossible circumstances. This year, although we are ultimately poised to gain much ground, there...
  • Bull sees red, gores two to death

    02/05/2005 1:31:18 AM PST · by ambrose · 4 replies · 168+ views
    Bull sees red, gores two to death TIMES NEWS NETWORK[ SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 05, 2005 12:10:54 AM ] NEW DELHI: In a bizarre incident, a bull went on the rampage in the Preet Vihar area of east Delhi and gored two persons to death. It injured several others before it was shot. A 65-year-old retired Class I officer with the Railways, Chanan Ram, was the first casualty after the bull went berserk around 6.30 am. Ram was returning from his morning walk at Baldev Nagar when he was confronted by the bull. The animal hit him several times in the stomach...
  • Found money leads to threats at school

    01/26/2005 7:10:56 PM PST · by jjtwo · 3 replies · 461+ views
    05:57 PM CST on Wednesday, January 26, 2005 From Staff Reports Suspected drug dealers are threatening to do harm to Dallas students at Joseph J. Rhoads Learning Center in Dallas, authorities say. Some students found and divided tens of thousands of dollars that allegedly belonged to a neighborhood drug dealer. Sources say the drug dealers have threatened drive-by shootings at the school, where security has been tightened.
  • Jury Awards Fired Calif. Cop $1.6M (CA cop skewered by videotape in media in 2002)

    01/19/2005 11:02:15 AM PST · by Wolfstar · 22 replies · 1,487+ views
    CBS ^ | 1/19/05
    A former Inglewood, Calif., police officer who was fired for punching a black teenager and slamming him against a patrol car in an incident that was captured on videotape was awarded $1.6 million Tuesday by the jury in a discrimination lawsuit he and his partner brought against the city. The jury voted 11-1 in favor of the verdict for Jeremy Morse, said defense attorney Gregory Smith. He said the jury was unanimous in awarding $810,000 to Morse's partner, Bijan Darvish, who had been disciplined in connection with the 2002 incident. "This is not the first time police officers have been...
  • Top female Iraqi scientist in U.S. custody has cancer, lawyer claims

    12/31/2004 11:56:59 AM PST · by SmithL · 27 replies · 1,128+ views
    AP ^ | 12/31/4
    BAGHDAD -- An Iraqi lawyer said Friday that one of Saddam Hussein's former top scientists, known as "Mrs. Anthrax," has cancer and is dying in U.S. custody where she has been held for more than a year. A U.S. military spokesman for detainee operations in Iraq refused to comment on the report that Huda Salih Mahdi Ammash has cancer. "I am not able to discuss the health condition of our detainees," said Lt. Col. Barry Johnson. "Certainly we have medical care available to take care of any detainee." Ammash, a top Baath party official and biotech researcher who got her...
  • Suicide Bomber Behind Riyadh Explosions

    12/29/2004 12:03:00 PM PST · by rocksblues · 39 replies · 1,649+ views
    MyWay ^ | 12/29/04 | ABDULLAH Al-SHIHRI
    RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) - A suicide attacker tried to drive his bomb-laden car into the Interior Ministry complex, and militants set off another bomb and exchanged fire with police late Wednesday in Riyadh, capital of a kingdom at war with Muslim extremists. The first explosion at about 8:35 p.m. shattered windows and sent smoke and flames rising into the nighttime sky near the ministry in central Riyadh. Police officials said a suicide car bomber had tried to storm the ministry, but failed and instead exploded his car just outside. A number of policemen were injured, a ministry official said,...
  • Owens' season likely over (Eagles WR)

    12/21/2004 6:21:31 AM PST · by South Hawthorne · 92 replies · 873+ views
    Philadelphia Inquirer ^ | Dec. 21, 2004 | Bob Brookover
    Owens' season likely overBy Bob BrookoverInquirer Staff WriterThe best-case scenario that the Super Bowl-hopeful Eagles gave for Terrell Owens' return this season wasn't all that good, and even worse was the prognosis provided by the foot specialist who examined the star wide receiver's injured right ankle yesterday."To be fair to him and the team and its fans, it doesn't make sense to say that he could be back in time to play in the Super Bowl," specialist Mark Myerson said last night from his office in Baltimore.Ninety minutes earlier, trainer Rick Burkholder had broken the news that Owens had suffered...
  • Owens may miss playoffs with ankle sprain (Eagles wide receiver Terrell Owens)

    12/20/2004 1:42:58 PM PST · by DameAutour · 193 replies · 1,932+ views ^ | 12/20/2004 | wire report
    PHILADELPHIA (Dec. 20, 2004) -- Philadelphia Eagles star receiver Terrell Owens will miss the rest of the regular season and possibly the playoffs and Super Bowl with torn ligaments in his right ankle. Owens needs surgery and stands only an outside chance of being able to play in the Super Bowl on Feb. 6 if the Eagles make it that far, head trainer Rick Burkholder said. Owens was hurt on the second play of the third quarter of Philadelphia's win over Dallas on Dec. 19 when he was dragged down from behind by Roy Williams on a 20-yard reception. Owens...
  • Personal Message from Sheryl Crow (BARF ALERT)

    11/01/2004 1:02:25 PM PST · by rintense · 67 replies · 296+ views
    sheryl ^ | 10/26/04 | Sheryl Crow
    Hello everyone. I am finally coming out of "hiding" to address what I feel is happening in our country. I am filled with fear, anger, despair, most of all, sadness at how the American people have been manipulated throughout these last 3 1/2 years and especially during this election time. I am concerned that we are not demanding better for ourselves from the media, but particularly from our government and our party leaders. Do we not deserve better than a campaign based on fear tactics and political smear campaigns? Do we not feel we are smart enough to be able...
  • Talk Show Host Tom Leykis Attacked In Seattle

    08/26/2004 9:10:38 AM PDT · by esryle · 55 replies · 3,751+ views
    SEATTLE -- A man angry about on-air comments made by radio talk show host Tom Leykis spotted him outside a Seattle nightspot and kicked him in the head, police say. Leykis, based in Los Angeles, was treated at Swedish Medical Center and required 17 stitches for a cut above his eye. He also sustained a scraped knee and a black eye in the attack early Monday, a police report said. No arrests had been reported by early Thursday. "We are taking it very seriously," officer Scott Moss said. Leykis, 48, is known for blunt talk. He named the woman accusing...
  • DFU SONG: Instant Karma (hey John Kerry, karma is coming to get you.....finally)

    08/21/2004 12:29:27 PM PDT · by doug from upland · 8 replies · 363+ views
    DFU SONGS | 8-2004 | Lyrics, Doug from Upland
    MIDI - INSTANT KARMA Now karma's come to get you It will smack you in the head It has been a long time coming Your campaign is dead All your brave comrades you were slandering To the commies you were pandering Looks like you had made the wrong bet They can't forget...not yet Now karma's come to get you It will smack you in the head All the pundits know it's over Way too much you've said Because, John Kerry, things that go around Very often will come back around That's a force that is profound You're going down...way...
  • Brahman, Atman, Karma and Gunas [False Religion Alert]

    03/15/2004 3:34:31 AM PST · by DoorGunner · 14 replies · 437+ views
    India Nest ^ | June 24, 2002 | Neria Harish Hebbar, MD
    Brahman, Atman, Karma and GunasThe breadth of Hindu religion accommodates a large variety of religious concepts. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan called it 'Hindu hospitality'. As a result we see varied forms of practice of Hinduism. From the surface it may even appear like different religions with no common thread or goal. Shankaracharya (788-820 C.E.) was responsible for the 'synthesis' of Hindu religion. But for the effort of Shankara, the chaotic and disorganized practices of many factions of Hinduism probably would have resulted in many splintered groups of religions. Shankara brilliantly unified the different practices into one religion that we call Hinduism...
  • NEW virtual hillary talks movie! ON GANDHI & GAS STATIONS (Why it DOES matter...)

    01/08/2004 6:34:31 AM PST · by Mia T · 45 replies · 3,622+ views
    AP, | 1.08.04 | Mia T
    NEW virtual hillary talks movie! hillary talks:ON GANDHI & GAS STATIONS(Why it DOES matter...)by Mia T, 01.08.04 (viewing movie requires Flash Player 6, available HERE) missus clinton's REAL virtual office update http://hillarytalks.blogspot.comhttp://virtualclintonlibrary.blogspot.comhttp://demmemogate.blogspot.comhttp://www.hillarytalks.us Never the Twain Shall Meet Does hillary clinton do ethnic jokes and slurs or doesn't she?   by Mia T, 1.06.04       The mind of the bigot is like the pupil of the eye; the more light you pour upon it, the more it will contract. Oliver Wendell Holmes "She might have called him a bastard. I wouldn't rule that out. She's never claimed that she...
  • Reuters accused of widespread racism in US class-action lawsuit

    07/31/2003 5:10:19 PM PDT · by Paul Atreides · 53 replies · 384+ views ^ | 01 August 2003 | Andrew Buncombe
    The Reuters news group and one of its US subsidiaries is being sued for racial discrimination over allegations that a "white, public school attitude" tolerated and encouraged a racist environment in which black employees were abused and persecuted. The class action announced yesterday alleges that black employees at Radianz ­ a US-based internet services subsidiary of Reuters ­ were forced to work in "an outrageous, patently offensive environment". One black employee was repeatedly referred to as "my nigger" by a white supervisor and was sent racially offensive emails, the action alleges. "It's astounding," said Douglas Wigdor, one of the lawyers...
  • Buddhists Really Are Happy, According to Brain Scans

    05/22/2003 9:00:29 AM PDT · by theoverseer · 68 replies · 576+ views
    Reuters | 5/22/03
    Buddhists really are happy, calm and serene people -- at least according to their brain scans. Using new scanning techniques, neuroscientists have discovered that certain areas of the brain light up constantly in Buddhists, which indicates positive emotions and good mood. This happens at times even when they are not meditating. "We can now hypothesize with some confidence that those apparently happy, calm Buddhist souls one regularly comes across in places such as Dharamsala, India, really are happy," said Prof. Owen Flanagan of Duke University, in a report in New Scientist magazine. Dharamsala is the home base of exiled Tibetan...
  • Brrrr! Susan Sarandon gets used to being frozen out

    04/18/2003 8:15:53 AM PDT · by Dog Gone · 47 replies · 271+ views
    Chicago Sun-Times ^ | April 18, 2003 | PHIL ROSENTHAL
    If you don't like Susan Sarandon, maybe you will be cheered to learn she'll be stranded in Antarctica with cancer this weekend on CBS. If you do like Sarandon, the good news is she gives a solid performance that elevates CBS' "Ice Bound: A Woman's Survival at the South Pole," an otherwise ordinary *** depiction of Dr. Jerri Nielsen's well-documented battle with breast cancer, isolation and the elements that's set for 8 p.m. Sunday on WBBM-Channel 2. So it goes for Sarandon, an increasingly polarizing figure of late, left out in the cold by some for her anti-war stances. First,...
  • Natalie Maines (Dixie Chick member) Bashes Toby Keith's Patriotic Anthem

    04/16/2003 10:56:39 PM PDT · by faithincowboys · 74 replies · 1,202+ views
    2002-08-08) NASHVILLE, Tenn. (LA Daily News) - ABC News Anchor Peter Jennings is apparently not the only celebrity to take issue with Toby Keith's chart-topping country hit, "Courtesy Of The Red, White And Blue (The Angry American)." Now, the Dixie Chicks's lead singer, Natalie Maines, freely shares her dislike of the song. "Don't get me started," Maines told the Los Angeles Daily News. "I hate it. It's ignorant, and it makes country music sound ignorant. It targets an entire culture - and not just the bad people who did bad things. You've got to have some tact. Anybody can write,...
  • Protesters Have Right to Speak

    04/17/2003 6:11:20 AM PDT · by Temple Owl · 50 replies · 545+ views
    County Press ^ | 4-16-03 | William W. Lawrence
    Second Thoughts By: William W. Lawrence 04/15/2003 We hear so much about young Americans -- teenagers and early 20s -- who give Americans a bad name. Then we watch our young GIs and our chest swells with pride.They were freeing an oppressed people while naked women, transvestites, dogs, dancers and singers joined Harry Belafonte in an antiwar protest to "praise the patriotism of the demonstrators" and condemn the military action in Iraq."We denounce governments that act with tyranny," Mr. Belafonte told the crowd. He was talking about our government, not Saddam Hussein's. Listen, there were always war protesters.I was a...
  • ABC's Peter Jennings sees an ominous new threat in the world (To Hollywood Celebrities)

    04/16/2003 4:03:56 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 110 replies · 875+ views
    Media Research Center via E-Mail | April 16, 2003 | Brent Baker
    ABC's Peter Jennings sees an ominous new threat in the world. Not weapons of mass destruction or terrorism, but another vast right-wing conspiracy at home, specifically, the supposedly "well organized and aggressive efforts to make life very difficult for celebrities who speak out against the war." Jennings ended Tuesday's World News Tonight with this plug for Wednesday's show: "That is our report on World News Tonight. Tomorrow on the broadcast, the well organized and aggressive efforts to make life very difficult for celebrities who speak out against the war. I'm Peter Jennings. Have a good evening, and good night." I...
  • Free Republic in the News: DC Chapter Freeps Tim Robbins

    04/16/2003 5:46:09 PM PDT · by FreeTheHostages · 130 replies · 937+ views
    CNSnews ^ | 4/16/03 | cnsnews
    'Human Shields' Protect Reporters from Pacifist Actor By Jeff Johnson Congressional Bureau Chief April 16, 2003 Capitol Hill ( - "We're here to protect you," members of the Washington, D.C. chapter of the Free Republic told reporters gathered to cover an anti-war speech by self-proclaimed pacifist and actor Tim Robbins. "We're here to demonstrate against Tim Robbins and act as human shields for reporters in case they ask a question that Tim Robbins doesn't like and he threatens to harm them like he did Lloyd Grove of the Washington Post ," said Kristinn Taylor, co-leader of the group. Grove...
  • Hollywood Liberals Hate Free Speech

    04/16/2003 11:28:05 AM PDT · by stratman1969 · 123 replies · 820+ views ^ | April 16, 2003 | Kevin Willmann
    Actor/Director Tim Robbins hates free speech. So does his long-term partner, Susan Sarandon, as well as Janeane Garafolo, Martin Sheen, The Dixie Chicks, Mike Farrell, Sean Penn, Michael Moore, Harry Belafonte, Ed Asner, Danny Glover, Chrissie Hynde, and other ''anti-war'' celebrities. They only love free speech when they are using it to bash the military, President Bush, and America, both in our own media and overseas. However, when the American consumer, offended by their blame-America first rhetoric, reacts with petitions and boycotts, the words ''blacklist,'' ''undermining free speech'' and ''suppressing dissent'' are used by these celebrities. Hollywood is scared, because...
  • Tim Robbins - Beyond The Pale at National Press Club Today - Hollywood-Hero Responds

    04/15/2003 3:21:27 PM PDT · by lisaann8 · 154 replies · 633+ views ^ | 04-15-03 |
    04-15-03- I was going to write an Op-ed today to go with our weekly Hall of Fame and Hall of Shame awards. Then Tim Robbins spoke to the National Press Club today.  I've recorded it for your listening disgust.  To say it's beyond the pale is an understatement.  He has declared war on the 77% of the people in this country who support our president, this country and our troops. Here is the audio.  Hollywood-Hero needs to say, one more time for the record, free speech does not mean free of consequences.  Freedom to choose what we watch, rent or...
  • DC CHAPTER'S KRISTINN, aka "The Warlord" on MSNBC with Joe Scarborough TONIGHT 4/15/03 !!

    04/15/2003 6:12:28 PM PDT · by tgslTakoma · 121 replies · 1,299+ views
    self | April 15, 2003 | tgslTakoma
    Head's up, everybody !! The DC Chapter did a Stealth FReep of Hollywood liberal Tim Robbins this afternoon at the National Press Club in Washington, DC. Kristinn will be appearing on "Scarborough Country" hosted by former Florida Congressman and Conservative, Joe Scarborough. The program begins at 10:00pm, EDT. Angelwood is working on the after-action report of the FReep now and will post it soon.Speaking of Our "Ringleader" Angelwood, she was also on MSNBC earlier this evening, as they showed footage of the protest today, to promote the segment tonight.
  • War on Hollywood: Return of the Blacklist

    04/14/2003 8:35:55 PM PDT · by Chirodoc · 123 replies · 1,212+ views
    Coshocton Tribune ^ | 04-14-2003 | Ken Paulson
    <p>Ken Paulson is executive director of the First Amendment Center with offices in Arlington, Va. and Nashville, Tenn. His mailing address is Ken Paulson, First Amendment Center, 1207 18th Ave South Nashville, Tenn. 37212.</p> <p>C O L U M N This just in: Janeane Garofalo is now more un-American than George Clooney.</p>
  • Anti-war activist Tim Robbins says his freedom violated by baseball snub

    04/15/2003 7:18:49 PM PDT · by jern · 100 replies · 1,169+ views
    AFP ^ | Apr 11, 2003 | AFP
    Anti-war activist Tim Robbins says his freedom violated by baseball snub Fri Apr 11, 8:40 PM ET Add Entertainment - AFP to My Yahoo! LOS ANGELES (AFP) - US actor Tim Robbins (news) said that Baseball's Hall of Fame had violated his freedom of expression by scrapping a screening of one of his movies because he publicly criticized the US-led war in Iraq (news - web sites). The actor and his Oscar-winning partner Susan Sarandon (news) had been invited to attend the 15th anniversary screening of their 1988 baseball movie "Bull Durham" at the New York-based Hall of Fame later...

    02/12/2003 3:52:11 AM PST · by kiras · 155 replies · 397+ views
    NY Post ^ | February 12, 2003 | BILL SANDERSON & TERRY SCHERMERHORN
    <p>Bad-boy actor Sean Penn says his opposition to a war in Iraq cost him a lucrative movie role - but the film's producer, Steve Bing, calls the claim "extortion." The feud over "Why Men Shouldn't Marry" erupted yesterday amid dueling lawsuits in Los Angeles.</p>