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  • Liberty Island evacuated amid 'Abolish ICE' protest; woman attempts to climb Statue of Liberty

    07/04/2018 3:54:03 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 64 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | Wednesday, July 4, 2018 | Victor Morton
    Liberty Island was evacuated Wednesday as a woman was arrested for trying to scale the iconic Statue of Liberty to protest President Trump. The woman, who appeared to be black and could be seen holding up a T-shirt displaying the words “Rise and Resist” and “Trump Care Makes Us Sick,” was able to scale the base of the statue. She was arrested by two rappelling police officers after an hours-long standoff on America’s Independence Day. The whole island was evacuated as a precaution.
  • Afghanistan: NATO bombs Taliban camp

    12/13/2006 12:12:55 PM PST · by jdm · 46 replies · 1,163+ views
    UPI ^ | Dec 13, 2006
    KANDAHAR, Afghanistan, Dec. 13 (UPI) -- NATO forces launched an airstrike Wednesday against a known Taliban command center in southern Afghanistan, NATO officials said in a statement. Officials said the "precision-guided munitions impacted exactly on target destroying it completely." There was no indication how many Taliban fighters may have been killed or wounded in the bombing. The southern Afghan province of Kandahar is a known Taliban stronghold. "This clinical strike shows the Taliban leadership that there is nowhere for them to hide from the combined might of ISAF (International Security Assistance Force) and the Afghan security forces," the statement said....
  • Seeds of Downfall in GOP's Victory (Wishful thinking alert).

    12/03/2004 8:39:28 AM PST · by jalisco555 · 22 replies · 948+ views
    Los Angeles Times ^ | December 3, 2004 | Jonathan Chait
    The news has been filled with giddy Republican talk of the 2004 triumph as a realigning election — one that ushers in, as Newsweek put it, "political dominance that could last for decades, as FDR's New Deal did." The Republicans are living in a fool's paradise. It's true that over the next few years Republicans will have enormous power. In the long run, however, they're doomed. Doomed, I tells ya! Doooomed! OK, I may have gotten slightly carried away there. Perhaps "doomed" overstates things a tad. But President Bush's political formula does carry the seeds of its own demise. The...
  • "I did not have sexual relations, with that woman..."

    07/21/2003 10:46:03 AM PDT · by Registered · 144 replies · 511+ views
    Registered ^ | 07.21.03 | Registered