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  • The Koch brothers' game plan [email from a nobama minion]

    06/25/2014 5:25:13 PM PDT · by upchuck · 5 replies
    email | Wed, June 25, 2014 | Lindsay Siler
    NOTE: Gratuitous links that whine and beg for your precious disposable dollars have been trashed. Friend -- They've spent millions to fund climate change denial ... and they're just getting started. The Koch brothers and their allies just announced their plan to spend nearly $300 million this year to not only elect climate change deniers, but also to oppose President Obama's plan to curb carbon pollution from power plants. That's their game plan: spend as much as humanly possible to get their way. We're the ones who get to tell them that's not going to work this time -- our...
  • Reid: Kochs ‘main causes’ of climate change

    05/08/2014 9:36:18 AM PDT · by lowbridge · 33 replies
    politico ^ | may 7, 2014 | BURGESS EVERETT
    Charles and David Koch are one of the “main causes” of climate change, charged Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid on the Senate floor. “While the Koch brothers admit to not being experts on the matter, these billionaire oil tycoons are certainly experts at contributing to climate change. That’s what they do very well. They are one of the main causes of this. Not a cause, one of the main causes,” Reid said. Now in his fifth month of flogging the billionaire conservative benefactors on the Senate floor, Reid dubbed them “multizillionaires” on Wednesday and mockingly applauded their spokeswoman for saying...
  • Yeah, I Wrote the Vast Right-Wing Conspiracy Memo

    04/28/2014 5:43:07 PM PDT · by BuckeyeTexan · 41 replies
    POLITICO ^ | 04/27/2014 | Chris Lehane
    I stand by every word of it. And it’s even worse today. Of the thousands of Clinton presidential records released to the public last week, one among them has received of the bulk of attention: a 332-page memo from 1995. The memo, which offers an in-depth analysis of the right-wing media, describes how conservative conspiracy theories about the Clintons passed from the fringes to the mainstream. (...) Let’s go all the way back to the summer of 1995. At the time, my then colleague (and current business partner) Mark Fabiani and I were working at the White House as lawyers...
  • 9/11 Truther Rosie O'Donnell: My Son Joined the Military to 'Annoy' His 'Left-Wing' Mother

    02/07/2014 2:33:40 PM PST · by Kaslin · 88 replies
    NewsBusters.org ^ | February 7, 2014 | Scott Whitlock
    Returning to The View seven years after departing in an angry, liberal tirade, Rosie O'Donnell sat down with Barbara Walters and some of her former colleagues on Friday. Updating everyone on life since the show, she revealed that Parker, her now 18-year-old son, will be attending the Citadel. The 9/11 truther snapped, "...How do you annoy your left-wing liberal pacifist mother? You become a big military man." [See video below. MP3 audio here.] O'Donnell admitted she interrogated her son as to why he made such a decision and he responded, "Only in America, mom, could somebody like you who came from...
  • Professor Calls Republicans Stupid & Racist

    04/11/2013 9:39:14 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 50 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 11, 2013 | Todd Starnes
    Tyler Talgo was fed up. For two years the University of Southern California student had listened to the classroom ranting of liberal professors. So it wasn’t much of a surprise when Darry Sragow, his political science professor, launched into an anti-Republican tirade on the first day of class. “I knew that this was going to be a professor that was very left-wing, very biased,” Talgo told Fox News. “I knew this would be one of those classes where the professor would be biased all the time.” So Talgo decided to fight back. “As soon as I got back to my...
  • Prominent Missouri Democrat Wants To Know: How Come No Jews Died On 9/11?…

    A Democratic Party caucus chairman vying to become Missouri’s next secretary of state is a 9/11 Truther who has associated with a radical Muslim cleric and trafficked in anti-Semitic conspiracy theories. MD Rabbi Alam is an Obama campaign ally and Missouri-based Democratic activist who chairs the National Democratic Party Asian American Caucus (NDPAAC), a Democratic National Committee-sponsored organization that liaises with Asian minorities.
  • Loose cannon Alec Baldwin insults President Reagan (LOSER)

    11/14/2011 12:09:44 PM PST · by Driftwood1 · 31 replies
    Irish Central ^ | 11-14-11 | Ed Farnan
    Alec Baldwin has said plenty of outrageous things over his career when untethered from a movie script, or teleprompter. Now Mr. Baldwin has his own live radio talk show. This may prove to be a goldmine of Rorschach like material, in the brave new scientific frontiers of narcissism. The far left actor has aspirations of political office. No not just a seat on a local school board, but it has been said that he would like a shot at the Mayors office of New York City. After the Mayors office, the sky is the limit. Well, if this radio show...
  • Ray McGovern(Army Veteran)Brutalized & Left Bleeding by Hillary Clinton Police “So this is America?”

    02/20/2011 6:23:09 PM PST · by ResisTyr · 94 replies
    Sibel Edmonds' Boiling Frogs ^ | Wednesday, 16. February 2011 | Sibel Edmonds
    At Clinton Speech: Veteran Bloodied, Bruised & Arrested for Standing Silently As Secretary of State Hillary Clinton gave her speech at George Washington University yesterday, condemning governments that arrest protestors and do not allow free expression, 71-year-old Ray McGovern was grabbed from the audience in plain view of her by police and an unidentified official in plain clothes, brutalized and left bleeding in jail. She never paused speaking. When Secretary Clinton began her speech, Mr. McGovern remained standing silently in the audience and turned his back. Mr. McGovern, a veteran Army officer who also worked as a C.I.A. analyst for...
  • "Cokie The Clown" Banned From Emo's After Pee Prank During SXSW (Bush hating musician from NOFX)

    03/29/2010 2:08:11 PM PDT · by a fool in paradise · 22 replies · 916+ views
    Austinist.com ^ | March 29, 2010 | Allen Y Chen
    Mike "Fat Mike" Burkett from punk rock band NOFX has been permanently banned from Emo's after pulling a disgusting prank during his SXSW showcase. Burkett, performing as Cokie The Clown, started his set by pulling out a bottle of tequila, pouring several shots, and then taking a few shots himself before sharing the rest with the excited crowd. In the video above, hosted by TMZ, the audience can be seen eagerly grabbing the plastic cups that Burkett passes out. Moments later, Burkett replays a video on a small TV on stage, showing him urinating into the same tequila bottle just...
  • Man Questioned About Bush Yard Artwork

    03/04/2007 9:16:17 PM PST · by Dallas59 · 17 replies · 1,052+ views
    ABC News ^ | 3/1/2007 | ABC News
    ALAMEDA, Calif. Mar 1, 2007 (AP)— Secret Service agents have questioned an Alameda man about a display in his front yard featuring a cardboard cutout of President Bush with a knife through his head. Michael McDonald said he was grilled for about 90 minutes by two agents who asked about his personal history and his political views. They also asked him to allow access to his medical records, he said. The cutout also shows painted blood running over the president's eyes and down the bridge of his nose. McDonald said the federal agents asked if he interpreted his work as...
  • Super Bowl Ads of Cartoonish Violence, Perhaps Reflecting Toll of War

    02/05/2007 9:21:24 AM PST · by Loud Mime · 61 replies · 1,466+ views
    New York Times ^ | 2/5/2007 | Stuart Elliot
    No commercial that appeared last night during Super Bowl XLI directly addressed Iraq, unlike a patriotic spot for Budweiser beer that ran during the game two years ago. But the ongoing war seemed to linger just below the surface of many of this year’s commercials. More than a dozen spots celebrated violence in an exaggerated, cartoonlike vein that was intended to be humorous, but often came across as cruel or callous.
  • Fox News to Report on Ties Between Bin Laden Family & JIMMY CARTER!

    05/31/2006 2:34:38 PM PDT · by Impeach98 · 97 replies · 5,693+ views
    Censure Carter Committee - Move America Forward ^ | 05/30/2006 | Censure Carter Committee
    At 5:45 PM Eastern / 2:45 PM Pacific, Fox News Channel's "The Big Story w/ John Gibson" will report on the developing story involving more than $1,000,000 in contributions from the Bin Laden family to ex-President Jimmy Carter. The revelations came about following an investigation by Melanie Morgan and the Censure Carter Committee - a project of the pro-troop organization, Move America Forward. These developments are in addition to tens of millions of dollars in funding from Arab governments who are appreciative of Carter's anti-Israeli stance and Carter's opposition to U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East including opposing...
  • Response To An Ignorant Young American Woman, Part 5

    04/23/2006 12:59:07 PM PDT · by anotherview · 2 replies · 149+ views
    Blogs of Zion ^ | 23 April 2006 | Chana (Caitlyn) Martin
    Response To An Ignorant Young American Woman, Part 5 Posted by Chana | Sun, Apr 23, 2006, 3:31pm The young woman went on to assert that Israel and the United States violate all norms of international law and all international treaties. She further stated that no nation has the right to demand international cooperation. No nation is bound by a treaty they do not sign: not Iran, not Israel, and not the United States. A treaty, by definition, is an agreement. International law, if such a thing really exists, again can only be defined by international treaty and adjudicated by...
  • Response To An Ignorant Young American Woman, Part 4

    04/22/2006 11:01:35 PM PDT · by anotherview · 3 replies · 151+ views
    Blogs of Zion ^ | 22 April 2006 | Chana (Caitlyn) Martin
    Response To An Ignorant Young American Woman, Part 4 Posted by Chana | Sat, Apr 22, 2006, 4:19pm This continues my posting of an edited form of my response to an anti-American, anti-Israel rant by a young American woman on a mailing list in the beginning of the month. Part 3 received more responses than any of my other posts to Blogs of Zion to date, so since there is interest I have decided to post the remainder. This young woman went on to call American and Israeli leaders "psychopaths". Addressing Israeli leadership I wrote: Israel's leaders are psychopaths? The...
  • TINFOIL ALERT: Who is jamming communications in New Orleans?

    09/07/2005 7:58:20 PM PDT · by Checkers · 55 replies · 1,475+ views
    Wayne Madsen Report ^ | Sept. 2, 2005 | Wayne Madsen (who?)
    September 2, 2005 -- Who is jamming communications in New Orleans? Ham radio operators are reporting that communications in and around New Orleans are being jammed. In addition, perplexed ham radio operators who were enlisted by the Federal government in 911 are not being used for hurricane Katrina Federal relief efforts. There is some misinformation circulating on the web that the jamming is the result of solar flares. Ham radio operators report that the flares are not the source of the communications jamming. If anyone at the National Security Agency is aware of the source of the jamming, from direction...
  • In defense of Cindy Sheehan

    08/16/2005 9:03:32 PM PDT · by manny613 · 88 replies · 1,642+ views
    http://jewishworldreview.com/ ^ | Michael Graham(yes!)
    FROM: MICHAEL GRAHAM (codename "Nutjob") TO: MY NEO-CON, ZIONIST MASTERS IN THE VAST, RIGHT-WING CONSPIRACY (codename: "Karl Rove") RE: CINDY SHEEHAN, WAR PROTESTOR AND LOVING MOTHER
  • ‘Israeli terror is worse’ (Left-wing lunatic rant)

    07/29/2005 1:12:52 PM PDT · by anotherview · 13 replies · 512+ views
    Yediot Ahranot ^ | 29 July 2005 | Roee Nahmias
    ‘Israeli terror is worse’ Former Education Minister Shulamit Aloni blasts ‘megalomaniac’ Prime Minister Sharon in interview with Arab-Israeli newspaper, says he should face justice. Aloni also charges Israel a racist state that commits war crimes By Roee Nahmias Scathing attack - Shulamit Aloni Photo: Zvika Tishler TEL AVIV – Israel is a racist state that commits war crimes and resorts to terrorism worse than that employed by the Palestinians, former Education Minister Shulamit Aloni charged in an unusually scathing interview with Nazareth-based Arab-Israeli newspaper Kul al-Arab. Other highlights from the interview include “(Prime Minister) Sharon should face justice,” “Israel is...
  • Halifax man accused of making death threats against President George W. Bush

    09/12/2004 9:31:23 AM PDT · by trussell · 30 replies · 1,265+ views
    Canadian Press via Yahoo news ^ | Fri Sep 10, 6:17 PM ET | World Canadian Press
    Halifax man accused of making death threats against President George W. Bush Fri Sep 10, 6:17 PM ET HALIFAX (CP) - A man in Halifax has been charged with making death threats against U.S. President George W. Bush (news - web sites) over the Internet. Timothy George Andrew, 28, has been remanded for a psychiatric assessment and is due back in court next week, the ATV news network reported Friday. Threats allegedly found on an Internet message board included: "Death to the president of the U.S.A. and destruction to that nation's Babylon" as well as "The president of the U.S.A....
  • Guru Stocks U.N.: Ex-Cultists (celibate vegetarian guru has infiltrated UN HQ with his followers)

    07/19/2004 9:51:59 AM PDT · by dead · 4 replies · 632+ views
    NY Post ^ | July 19, 2004 | Alex Ginsberg
    A Queens guru who's been accused of seducing women despite his vow of chastity has stacked U.N. headquarters with scores of followers in a bid to promote himself as an advocate for world peace, according to ex-cult members. As many as 60 U.N. clerical workers and mid-level managers are devotees of Sri Chinmoy, 73, a spiritual leader espousing a philosophy of vegetarianism, celibacy, meditation and extreme athletics, ex-members said. The guru, whose actual name is Chinmoy Kumar Ghose, presides over a worldwide spiritual empire from his home in Jamaica Estates. In recent years, the self-avowed chaste holy man has been...
  • Remember Rachel (Corrie's back from the dead Alert!!)

    03/24/2004 11:31:25 PM PST · by PeaceCorpsGuy · 50 replies · 424+ views
    Arab-American Institute ^ | March 19, 2004 | James Zogby
    Remembering Rachel A year ago, Rachel Corrie was killed while defending Palestinian homes from destruction in Gaza. The world was shocked. A resolution has been introduced in the House of Representatives commemorating her death, expressing sympathy for Rachel’s loved ones, and calling for an independent investigation, but it is stalled. On the anniversary of her death this week, newspapers around the nation featured editorials commemorating Rachel Corrie. The exception was the Wall Street Journal… Simply Disgraceful An appalling piece in the Wall Street Journal this week written by Israeli translator, editor, and writer Ruhama Shattan. Its sole purpose is to...
  • House bill stalls calling for probe of Corrie's death

    03/17/2004 5:00:26 AM PST · by veronica · 53 replies · 1,175+ views
    THE OLYMPIAN ^ | 03-17-04 | ELLYN FERGUSON
    <p>Today, more than 27 cities across the United States -- including Olympia and Seattle -- will host events to remember and celebrate Rachel Corrie's life and work.</p> <p>WASHINGTON -- Chances seem dim for a U.S. investigation into the death of The Evergreen State College student Rachel Corrie, who was killed trying to stop an Israeli Army bulldozer from demolishing a Palestinian home last year. The Israeli government called her death an accident and ruled out charging the soldiers involved in Corrie's March 16, 2003, death.</p>
  • A year of silence since Rachel Corrie died [Barf Alert; Rachel Corrie’s cousin spews lies]

    03/05/2004 12:35:22 AM PST · by yonif · 108 replies · 735+ views
    International Herald Tribune ^ | Wednesday, March 3, 2004 | Elizabeth Corrie
    ATLANTA, Georgia Only a year ago, the month of March would have held the same positive associations for me as it has for many - the beginning of the end of winter, the promise of springtime and even summer. This year, and for every year for the rest of my life, the approach of March will mean something else entirely - the anniversary of the brutal death of my cousin, Rachel Corrie. On March 16, 2003, an Israeli soldier and his commander ran over Rachel with a nine-ton Caterpillar bulldozer while she stood - unarmed, clearly visible in her orange...
  • A 'tribute' to Rachel Corrie

    03/01/2004 2:18:59 PM PST · by yonif · 74 replies · 1,519+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | Mar. 1, 2004 | RUHAMA SHATTAN
    March 16 is the first anniversary of Rachel Corrie's death. I want to thank Corrie for the explosives that flow freely from Egypt to Gaza, via the smuggling tunnels under the Gaza homes that she died defending. Perhaps it was these explosives that in the year since her martyrdom – oops, death – have been strapped around suicide bombers to blow up city buses and restaurants in Israeli cities, particularly in Jerusalem, killing men, women, and schoolchildren (two of them classmates of my daughter and her friend in the February 22, 2004 bombing), and leaving hundreds more widows, orphans, and...
  • DFU SONG: Side by Side (Kerry --- God is not on our side)

    02/29/2004 8:11:38 PM PST · by doug from upland · 8 replies · 234+ views
    DFU SONG PARODIES | 2-2004 | Lyrics, Doug from Upland
    http://meltingpot.fortunecity.com/mali/277/music/music.htm MIDI - SIDE BY SIDE He knew that he had to marry for money Interns think that's really funny Now what he says is odd We don't have God...on our side We fight for our Western civilization Why has John turned on his nation Now what he says is odd We don't have God...on our side As we fight Islamists...whackos who want us dead We can ask the way he'd ask it...is he F'd up in the head While we're at war he has morphed into traitor He is a weaponry hater Now what he says is odd We...
  • Caption Crazy Howard Dean

    01/19/2004 10:56:24 PM PST · by RWR8189 · 90 replies · 956+ views
  • Misquoted Iraq rape tales arouse Turks' fury

    01/04/2004 11:46:31 AM PST · by Destro · 6 replies · 293+ views
    smh.com.au ^ | January 5, 2004 | Charles Radin
    Misquoted Iraq rape tales arouse Turks' fury By Charles Radin in Istanbul January 5, 2004 The allegations can be heard almost everywhere in Turkey, from farmers' wives in kebab shops, in influential journals and from erudite political leaders: US troops have raped thousands of Iraqi women and young girls since ousting Saddam Hussein. Articles in Turkey's Islamic press reporting the allegations have fanned opposition here to the US invasion of Iraq to white-hot anger - and even, apparently, to murder. Nurullah Kuncak says his father, Ilyas Kuncak, was boiling with rage about the rumoured rapes just before he killed himself...
  • Rumors of rape fan anti-American flames - (Sick Anti-American Lieing Media Alert!)

    01/04/2004 10:01:40 AM PST · by areafiftyone · 37 replies · 276+ views
    <p>ISTANBUL -- The allegations can be heard almost everywhere in Turkey now, from farmers' wives eating in humble kebab shops, in influential journals, and from erudite political leaders: American troops have raped thousands of Iraqi women and young girls since ousting dictator Saddam Hussein.</p>
  • ZOT: The Return of the King. Not the Lord Of The Rings kind.

    12/29/2003 7:14:01 PM PST · by Fat Kid NW · 219 replies · 1,074+ views
    Overlord Digest ^ | Sven Kittensen
    <p>Okay, so I thought that I could at least have civil debate with INTELLIGENT conservatives, but after posting under a different name, not only were the responses the equivellant of "UH-UH," but I was denied my rights as a citizen of this great country. It appears to me that Free Republic is not interested in FREE SPEECH! I do love the U.S., I just disagree with the jingoism that followed 9/11. I disagree with our leaders purposfully lying to their citizens in order to go to war. I disagree with going to war against the express directions of the UN which was made to council the nations on these issues. I disagree with the nation's presidency being stolen from the rightful owner, the man who truly won the election. I disagree with that stolen presidency being handed to a C average student who has a criminal record and went AWOL when he was supposed to be serving in the military. I disagree with corporations running the government in the new era of pay to play politics. I disagree with the same corporations that run the country, run the news media. I disagree with conservatives instead of listening to what a liberal has to say, they resort to attacking them with (sometimes) drastic immaturity. I disagree with using religion to get votes. I disagree with religion. I disagree with history being written by the victors. I disagree with with the USA PATRIOT Act not only because anyone can be detained for any reason for any amount of time without a trial with a jury of twelve peers. I disagree with the fact it is called the "Patriot Act" and yet there is nothing patriotic about it. I DO agree with the quote "If you are willing to sacrifice freedom for for security, you deserve neither." I disagree with the civilians in this country not standing up and calling for an impeachment for a president that has done far worse than getting a blow job in the oval office. He has LIED, CHEATED, AND MURDERED. I disagree with everyone being angry at Bill Clinton for smoking marijuana but no one criticizes George W. Bush for DRUNK DRIVING and COCAINE use. I disagree with George W. Bush saying in a nationally televised broadcast, "If you aren't with us, you're with the terrorists." This hurt the feelings of about 60% of New York citizens because they not only lost friends and family in the World Trade Center on 9/11, but they also opposed going to war with Iraq. You can imagine the deranged ultimatum this put on those poor Ameericans who had to choose between those who killed their friends and family and the their better judgment to wait for a UN resolution. I disagree with a $350 billion tax that goes directly to the 1% minority of the wealthy. I disagree with the "No Child Left Behind" policy. Standardized tests don't teach children anything but how to memorize test questions. As a teacher, I can only describe it as leaving every child behind. I disagree with arch conservatives on this website saying that I have AIDS because I am liberal and am into homosexual activites. To clear up your mislead statements of slander. I am heterosexual, I do not have AIDS. I have two healthy children that are beautiful and will be entering school in a year. I love my wife and my country. I don't agree with you...but that doesn't mean I hate you or your thoughts. I encourage them. But please stop reacting to someone that you disagree with in an angry passion of blind ignorance. It doesn't solve anything.</p>
  • Questions Remain After Wellstone's Accident Report [Killed by CIA Gamma Ray]

    12/31/2003 7:01:01 AM PST · by 11th Earl of Mar · 185 replies · 3,421+ views
    Liberal Slant ^ | 12/31/03 | Jackson Thereau
    By: Jackson Thoreau - 12/30/03 Shortly before he died in a mysterious airplane crash 11 days prior to the 2002 elections, Minnesota Sen. Paul Wellstone met with Vice President Dick Cheney, probably the Bush administration's most evil public face. Cheney was rounding up Senate support for the October 2002 vote on giving the administration carte blanche to invade Iraq, with or without blessing from the United Nations. Cheney strong-armed opposing politicians like the most vindictive of mafioso leaders, and opponents usually gave in. But not Wellstone. Whatever you thought of his progressive brand of politics, he wasn't a wimp. And...
  • Ex-U.S. Attorney General Ready To Defend Saddam

    12/15/2003 7:19:27 PM PST · by Senator Pardek · 331 replies · 965+ views
    IslamOnline.net ^ | Dec. 15 2003 | Mustafa Abdel-Halim
    CAIRO, December 15 (IslamOnline.net) – Former U.S. Attorney General Ramsy Clarke expressed readiness Sunday, December 14, to act as defense lawyer for ousted Iraqi president Saddam Hussein, with western analysts suspecting the captured leader would be given fair trial. "Certainly, why not. I am ready to act in his defense," Clarke told IslamOnline.net shortly after the U.S. confirmed the detention of Saddam near Tikrit. Clarke, currently in Cairo to attend a two-day international anti-occupation conference, stressed that Saddam – however brutal – should be give a "fair, objective and impartial trial". "Saddam must be domestically prosecuted first and - if...
  • Michael Moore on Saddam's capture (BARF alert!)

    12/15/2003 7:02:49 AM PST · by SB00 · 184 replies · 1,778+ views
    Sunday, December 14th, 2003 We Finally Got Our Frankenstein... and He Was In a Spider Hole! -- by Michael Moore Thank God Saddam is finally back in American hands! He must have really missed us. Man, he sure looked bad! But, at least he got a free dental exam today. That's something most Americans can't get. America used to like Saddam. We LOVED Saddam. We funded him. We armed him. We helped him gas Iranian troops. But then he screwed up. He invaded the dictatorship of Kuwait and, in doing so, did the worst thing imaginable -- he threatened an...
  • Liberals on the List: Conservative Students Are Tracking Professors Who Arouse Ire

    12/15/2003 12:30:07 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 47 replies · 576+ views
    ABCNEWS.com ^ | Dec. 13 | Mike von Fremd
    D A L L A S, Dec. 13— University of Texas journalism professor Robert Jensen is an unapologetic liberal who openly expresses his strong views, both in and out of the classroom. "My political views are left," Jensen said. "Some people would call me a radical." In the aftermath of Sept. 11, 2001, student Austin Kinghorn felt Jensen crossed the line. "We walked in, and he had the overhead projector turned on, and on there was a sentence, 'What is terrorism?' " Kinghorn said. "And Jensen took the next hour and 15 minutes of class to basically make his point,...
  • Michael Moore Speaks

    Letter from the fat turkey himeslf titled: Turkeys on the Moon... from Michael Moore
  • Noam Chomsky: You Ask The Questions (BARF ALERT!!!)

    12/11/2003 10:10:29 AM PST · by JCB · 17 replies · 201+ views
    UK Independent ^ | Dec 4 2003 | Noam Chomsky
    Noam Chomsky: You Ask The Questions 04 December 2003 Professor Noam Chomsky, 74, was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, into the only Jewish family in a lower-middle-class neighbourhood. He took a degree and then a PhD in linguistics at the University of Pennsylvania. At the age of 29, he published Syntactic Structures, which revolutionised the study of language. In 1964, he began openly resisting the Vietnam War, and published his first collection of political writings five years later. He has remained a major authority on both linguistics and political theory ever since. He lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts with his wife, Carol,...
  • Two Left Thumbs Down (ROTK panned on Amazon)

    12/03/2003 2:37:53 PM PST · by Faraday · 23 replies · 1,077+ views
    OpinionJournal.com ^ | 12/03/03 | James Taranto
    <p>This movie will make a billion dollars. Americans are dying in Iraq. Heck, Americans are being opprressed [sic] and starving in America. So what if some lame-brain character in a movie with a budget as large as the GNP of Zimbabwe succeeds in a make-believe quest in a non-existent country against pretend enemies? It's all so inconsequential!</p>
  • Now Drawing German Crowds: American Writer Michael Moore

    11/17/2003 10:35:09 AM PST · by TroutStalker · 22 replies · 252+ views
    The Wall Street Journal ^ | Monday, November 17, 2003 | CHARLES GOLDSMITH and ALMUT SCHOENFELD
    <p>Striding onstage in Berlin Sunday night, it didn't take long for U.S. polemicist Michael Moore to attack the U.S.-led war in Iraq. "There should be a rule," he quipped to rapturous laughter, "that you're not allowed to bomb another country unless you can find it on the map."</p>
  • The Messenger (Al Sharpton Rolling Stone Mag Interview...Need I Say More?? Alert)

    11/12/2003 7:25:07 PM PST · by buzzyboop · 23 replies · 288+ views
    Rolling Stone ^ | November 5, 2003 | Will Dana
    Al Sharpton, once labeled a racial polarizer, has recast himself as the soul of the Democratic Party. One rainy fall day, Sharpton paid a visit to Rolling Stone's offices to explain to us why he's running for president and how he fears the Democrats are about to blow it again. A decade ago, Sharpton was one of the most hated men in New York, accused by his critics of stoking racial fury and inciting near-riots. But since then, he has mellowed considerably, trading his track-suit-and-big-medallion look for tailored suits and flashy cuff links. In mainstreaming his appeal, Sharpton is reaching...
  • Let's Get "Boondocks" Cancelled

    11/10/2003 10:24:19 AM PST · by anarabismybrotherinlaw · 49 replies · 6,443+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | 11/10/03 | anarabismybrotherinlaw
    Aaron McGruder, whose cartoon strip "The Boondocks" is known for its attacks on Republicans, went on the syndicated television show "America's Black Forum" this past week and denounced National Security Adviser Condoleezza Rice as a killer. "I don't like Condoleezza Rice because she's a murderer," Mr. McGruder said...
  • Roeper:Hard for any film to separate Reagan fact from fiction (barf, barf, barf BARF!)

    11/05/2003 3:16:47 PM PST · by RightWingAtheist · 22 replies · 293+ views
    Chicago Sun-Times ^ | 11/5/03 | Richard Roper
    we learned in the great debate over the Ronald Reagan TV miniseries is that many conservatives, including the chairman of the Republican National Committee, think you're stupid. Yes, you. And you. And everybody out there in TV Land. They think you can't tell the difference between James Brolin, who played Republican presidential candidate Robert Ritchie on "The West Wing," and Ronald Reagan, who was president of the United States for eight years. They believe you can't figure out that a mini- series starring the Australian actress Judy Davis as Nancy is not a documentary, but a "docudrama." Before CBS announced...
  • "We don't need evidence. We know he's a ZOT."

    10/28/2003 10:18:27 AM PST · by frankenberry · 111 replies · 520+ views
    This paper was prepared by students from Northwestern University Law School and the University of Chicago Law School. We believe this paper will ultimately be faxed, mailed and e-mailed to several million Americans. For this reason, we have chosen to write in a style and format that is easily understood by readers at all levels. This paper has one aim: To show that ample evidence exists to issue an indictment against former President George Herbert Walker Bush (#41, father of George W. Bush) for the crime of murder in regard to the people who perished in terrorist attacks in the...
  • Portland Mayor to Bush: Pay up for cops overtime during campaign stop

    10/25/2003 1:49:56 PM PDT · by nwrep · 42 replies · 297+ views
    Portland Tribune ^ | October 24, 2003 | DON HAMILTON
    Portland's Communist Party Mayor Vera Katz smiles in this transgender day parade photo Portland wants campaign to pay $116,756 in OT for August visit By DON HAMILTON     Issue date: Fri, Oct 24, 2003 The Tribune    The city of Portland will ask President Bush to pay the overtime bill that police ran up during his campaign visit to the Rose City last summer.    It's not the first time and probably won't be the last.    Mayor Vera Katz says she will send a bill to Bush-Cheney '04, President Bush's re-election committee, for $116,756. Most of it is...
  • Johnny on the spot after he slams U.S. (Johnny Depp)

    09/04/2003 1:19:45 AM PDT · by kattracks · 36 replies · 866+ views
    New York Daily News ^ | 9/04/03 | Rush & Molloy
    Johnny Depp is feeling patriotic - about France. The "Pirates of the Caribbean" star slammed the United States over Iraq in an interview in the German magazine Stern this week. "America is dumb, is something like a dumb puppy that has big teeth - that can bite and hurt you, aggressive," he was quoted as saying. Depp lives in France with the French singer and actress Vanessa Paradis, with whom he has two children. He said he was delighted when he saw that French fries had been rechristened "freedom fries" in the U.S. Capitol canteen. "Nothing made me happier than...
  • Depp happy in France, calls Bush 'liar'

    09/03/2003 1:44:23 PM PDT · by demlosers · 86 replies · 834+ views
    Expatica ^ | Sept 3, 2003
    french news BERLIN, Sept 3 (AFP) - Hollywood hearthrob Johnny Depp has slammed US President George W. Bush's policy on Iraq, calling him "one of the worst liars I have ever seen," in an interview with German magazine Stern to appear Thursday. Depp, who lives in France with his wife, pop singer Vanessa Paradis, and two children, told the magazine that "grown-up men and women in positions of power" in the US government had shown themselves to be "idiots" in choosing to go to war against Iraq and attacking Paris for its opposition to the war. The 40-year-old, who plays...
  • Johnny Depp Likens U.S. to 'Dumb Puppy'

    09/03/2003 9:28:08 AM PDT · by Houmatt · 81 replies · 3,102+ views
    AP via Yahoo! ^ | 9-03-03 | unknown
    BERLIN - American actor Johnny Depp (news) likened his native country to a "dumb puppy that has big teeth" in an interview published Wednesday, ridiculing Washington's confrontation with France, where he lives, over the war in Iraq (news - web sites). The "Edward Scissorhands" and "Sleepy Hollow" star, who spends much of his time in the south of France with his companion, Vanessa Paradis (news), and their two small children, told the German magazine he couldn't see himself paying more than short visits to his Los Angeles residence in the present political climate. "America is dumb, is something like a...
  • Johnny Depp Says U.S. Is Like a 'Dumb Puppy'{Moves to France]

    09/03/2003 5:23:39 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 197 replies · 1,385+ views
    Johnny Depp Says U.S. Is Like a 'Dumb Puppy' By REUTERS Filed at 7:48 a.m. ET BERLIN (Reuters) - Hollywood star Johnny Depp said on Wednesday the United States was a stupid, aggressive puppy and he would not live there until the political climate changed. The 40-year-old actor, who stars in the ``Pirates of the Caribbean,'' told the German news magazine Stern he was happier staying in the south of France with his wife, the French actress and singer Vanessa Paradis, and their two children. ``America is dumb, it's like a dumb puppy that has big teeth that can bite...
  • Harley Sorensen: Saving face, losing a war

    08/25/2003 8:19:28 AM PDT · by presidio9 · 31 replies · 309+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | Monday, August 25, 2003 | Harley Sorensen
    <p>"Bring 'em on," the man said. He is not a brave man, but he plays one on television.</p> <p>When it came his turn to fight in a war, he hid behind Daddy. Then he had another drink and hid from the National Guard. Then he had another drink.</p>
  • Is liberal media bias a myth?

    06/16/2003 6:48:53 AM PDT · by South Hawthorne · 9 replies · 169+ views
    townhall.com ^ | June 16, 2003 | Pat Buchanan
    Is liberal media bias a myth?Pat Buchanan June 16, 2003 "What Liberal Media?" blared the monster headline atop the full-page ad in The New York Times. Its author was Eric Alterman of The Nation, who has a book out of the same title. There was a touch of irony in Alterman's choosing the Times to place an ad declaring liberal bias to be a "myth." For that paper has lately been embroiled in the greatest scandal in its history, the Jayson Blair affair, caused by its almost blind devotion to liberalism's god of "diversity" in the newsroom. And, as a...
  • The Republicans Control Everything

    05/12/2003 1:34:09 PM PDT · by iwantmycountryback · 162 replies · 1,291+ views
    cathy
    So many people have been coerced into mistakenly believing that Bush is their savior. It is US against the Republicans AND a large segment of the American people. A 2004 election does not encourage me into thinking that the Democrats could upset Bushˇ¦s wagon. After robbery in broad daylight of election 2000, the Democrats would have to force their way into the White House, even if they were elected in 2004. We hear about voting machines that can be rigged with no paper trail. Are the Democrats making a stink about this? No! In my opinion, the democrats will be...
  • RACISM:THE SOFT UNDERBELLY OF AMERICA (anti-confederacy TN prof)(MARXIST ALERT)

    12/04/2002 10:32:49 AM PST · by GailA · 43 replies · 798+ views
    Socialist Review ^ | 12/02 | Dr Jonathan Farley
    RACISM:THE SOFT UNDERBELLY OF AMERICA By Dr Jonathan Farley Shortly after the Guardian published my essay on why blacks should fight against the war, someone e-mailed me.'Dear Swine,' he politely began, 'you will be exterminated.' The message was anonymously signed, 'An American.' The fact that the man's full name and address appeared in the e-mail header tells us two things about this war--namely that it is founded on both ignorance and racism. To stop the war we will need to counter both. I would like to suggest how. The first main myth about the American peace movement is that there...
  • LIBERAL LEFT WING NUT FROM THE CITY OF EVIL (caption this)

    09/10/2002 6:08:28 PM PDT · by TLBSHOW · 79 replies · 171+ views
    Ms. Gougakis began ranting and raving about everything from Enron to impeachment to Al Gore, at one point breaking down in tears when the moderator tried to cut her off. Ms. Gougakis rambled: "We are the terrorists! I'm scared to live in this country. We have to start impeaching this president…What about Bush's relationship with Enron? This man is not a president. He's an idiot! An idiot! He's a deceitful person who stole the election of the United States…he is the first evil…a disgrace to our country. We must start installing the man I voted for, Al Gore."