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  • Clemson group protests use of free-speech areas

    11/20/2006 9:44:14 AM PST · by kiriath_jearim · 8 replies · 707+ views
    AP/Myrtle Beach Online ^ | 11/19/06 | n/a
    CLEMSON - A group of students is challenging Clemson University's use of free-speech areas, saying they infringe on the students' civil rights. Clemson Conservatives were censured by the university in connection with an Oct. 30 protest held outside the areas. The group held a protest Friday to get signatures for a petition opposing the university's policies. Clemson officials said they are working on revisions to the policy and hope to have them ready by Jan. 1 for review by students, faculty and staff. "No public university should have the right to restrict, limit, or abridge this fundamental right," said Andrew...
  • Gorillas Get the Diss, Politically Correct Klan (Full Bag Barf Alert)

    11/06/2006 10:42:08 AM PST · by Zakeet · 13 replies · 638+ views
    Fox News ^ | November 5, 2006 | Scott Norvell
    Following complaints that it was racist, owners of a minor-league basketball team in Buffalo, N.Y. have changed the logo of their team, the Silverbacks, from a gorilla to some sort of panther-critter, according to the Buffalo News. Members of Buffalo's black community were said to be upset with the previous logo — a red-skinned gorilla dunking a basketball — because they said bigots sometimes use terms such as "monkey," "ape" and "gorilla" as racial slurs against blacks. [Snip -- next story] A local council in England has told staff that it may not use the term "political correctness" at work...
  • Berkeley Mayoral Candidate Statements: Christian Pecaut (NUTTER ALERT!)

    10/20/2006 3:15:03 PM PDT · by Stultis · 25 replies · 837+ views
    Berkeley Daily Planet ^ | 20 October 2006 | Christian Pecaut
    Oh, Lord. The Pentagon controls the peace movement! Democrats know all about 9-11 (but won't tell cause the Jews will kill them)! For connoisseurs of extreme left-wing PSYCHOSIS only!!
  • A stained dress, a TV mini-series and a glimpse of narcissistic rage

    09/25/2006 5:19:49 AM PDT · by Jack Bull · 51 replies · 2,388+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | 9/25/06 | Rusty Humphries
    A stained dress, a TV mini-series and a glimpse of narcissistic rage ''You did your nice little hit job on me.'' ''Tell the truth, Chris.'' ''You came here under false pretenses.'' ''You didn't formulate it in an honest way.'' ''You got that little smirk on your face and you think you are so clever.'' – Bill Clinton interviewed by Chris Wallace on Fox News Sunday. And all the while jabbing (not wagging) that finger at Chris Wallace. Narcissistic rage. If you didn't see Bill Clinton lose control and reveal his pain when asked a few legitimate questions by journalist Chris...
  • Chris Wallace: Clinton Chewed Out His Staff After Interview While Still at Fox-TV Studio

    09/25/2006 4:51:39 AM PDT · by AmericanInTokyo · 646 replies · 21,561+ views
    Fox TV Morning Show (25 September) ^ | 25 September 2006 | AmericanInTokyo
    Chris Wallace (FOX TV) just stated on the Monday morning news segment of Fox TV (aired in the 7:00 a.m. EST hour) that, not only did Bill Clinton retain his anger at Wallace after the interview was over and the cameras were off (despite Wallace trying to part on friendly terms), Clinton absolutely fumed at his own personal staff, right then and there while still on the Fox TV premises, for getting him into the interview with Wallace where he had earlier lost his head.Wallace said Clinton's blow up at his staff for this mistake was very visible and...
  • A left wing moonbat observes 9/11 anniversary

    09/11/2006 9:31:15 AM PDT · by dukeman · 33 replies · 973+ views
    9/11/06 | From the fevered minds of deluded libs
    Even on the very day of 9/11, this is what you get from DU moonbats: Dangerman (837 posts) Mon Sep-11-06 11:44 AM Original message I'm going to have a hellish night tonight. I am working at a local sports arena tonight and there will be a pre-game speech about "We are going to win the war on terror." and some patriotic songs and that song "God Bless America" in the bottom of the 7th. The last two 9/11s when I work there, I started shouting "bull!" and felt like I am going to tantrum. Why they are still going some...
  • Obrador says he will create government

    09/08/2006 3:04:42 PM PDT · by neverdem · 26 replies · 824+ views
    Seattle Post-Intelligencer ^ | September 8, 2006 | MARK STEVENSON
    Last updated 1:33 p.m. PT ASSOCIATED PRESS MEXICO CITY -- Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has given up efforts to have himself declared winner of Mexico's presidential race, but he still plans a parallel government to cater to the poor and keep alive his fight against the president-elect, a party spokesman said Friday. Since Mexico's top electoral court rejected Lopez Obrador's allegations of widespread fraud in the July 2 vote, he has focused on a Sept. 16 convention where supporters will declare him leader of a resistance government. The plan is to block President-elect Felipe Calderon at every step, including his...
  • The Smear Campaign Against ABC’s ‘The Path to 9/11’

    09/06/2006 5:44:16 AM PDT · by Quilla · 11 replies · 932+ views
    The American Thinker ^ | September 6, 2006 | Noel Shepparg
     As the fifth anniversary of the attacks on 9/11 approaches, Americans are once again facing the horrors surrounding this event, and the ominous portent it conveyed. Yet, for some reason, one group of citizens has chosen to commemorate this solemn occasion by protesting an ABC miniseries documenting the history of this calamity.As amazing as it might seem, the top brass in the liberal blogosphere’s “Netroots” have been frantically writing the past couple of days about “The Path to 9/11,” declaring to their readers that this docudrama is “a piece of fiction,” and that ABC’s airing it represents “gross negligence.” At...
  • Mexico leftist threatens to block rival (Obrador seeks to disrupt swearing in of Calderon in Dec.)

    09/02/2006 8:32:13 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 30 replies · 890+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 9/2/06 | Julie Watson - ap
    MEXICO CITY - Mexico's leftist presidential candidate threatened to disrupt the swearing in of his ruling party rival Saturday, a day after lawmakers blocked the outgoing president from delivering his state-of-the-nation speech to Congress in an escalating crisis over the July 2 election. Leftist legislators yelling for a recount of votes surrounded the congressional podium on Friday, leaving President Vicente Fox, wearing his presidential sash, standing at the door of the chambers with no choice but to hand in his annual, written report and leave. Leftist candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has said he will never recognize a victory by...
  • Killing Bush: A filmmaker's ugly fantasy

    09/02/2006 9:26:09 AM PDT · by quidnunc · 49 replies · 1,689+ views
    The Ottawa Citizen ^ | September 2, 2006 | David Warren
    Gabriel Range is a documentary filmmaker, of whom few had heard until this week. His 2003 television production, The Day Britain Stopped, was a pioneering essay in the “fake documentary”, in which imaginary future events are synthesized in fine detail. He has now achieved fame, even before anyone has seen his new essay in that genre, Death of a President. It will premiere at the Toronto Film Festival, Sept. 10th, and then show on the British TV channel, More4. The fame, or more properly, infamy, is for his audacity in making a film about the assassination of a U.S. President...
  • Code Pink's Ties To Insurgency AND our Own Government

    09/02/2006 7:16:36 AM PDT · by chcknhawk · 25 replies · 1,438+ views
    A Soldier's Perspective ^ | 2 Sep 2006 | CJ
    It's all CJ's fault that I can't stand Code Pink. I didn't really even know about the group until he told me. However, I've been mesmerized by their stupidity ever since. Most of you know about the recent "hunger strike" that Code Pink has been suffering through. I say it that way because it's not really a hunger strike. They eat fruits and drink vegetable and fruit juices on this "strike". Maybe their friends Saddam Hussein and the guys at Guantanamo weren't clear when they explained the rules. Supposedly, five Iraqi delegates heard about their hunger strike and invited them...
  • Why the Dems Don't Get It

    09/01/2006 5:20:54 AM PDT · by Quilla · 13 replies · 963+ views
    The American Thinker ^ | September 1, 2006 | James Lewis
    The descent of the Democrats into seeming madness is both frightening and puzzling. To those paying attention and of stable mind, the Democrats look something like Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s Ancient Mariner: It is an ancient Mariner,And he stoppeth one of three.‘By thy long grey beard and glittering eye,Now wherefore stopp’st thou me? He holds him with his skinny hand,‘There was a ship,’ quoth he.‘Hold off! unhand me, grey-beard loon!’ [....] He holds him with his glittering eye—[....] ‘I fear thee, ancient Mariner!I fear thy skinny hand!And thou art long, and lank, and brown,As is the ribbed sea-sand. I fear thee...
  • Mrs. Clinton Offers to Raise Money for Lamont Campaign

    08/27/2006 8:31:39 AM PDT · by george76 · 43 replies · 1,089+ views
    New York Times ^ | August 26, 2006 | JENNIFER MEDINA
    In a private meeting at her Chappaqua, N.Y., home on Friday, Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton offered to help Ned Lamont in his battle to unseat Senator Joseph I. Lieberman by sponsoring a fund-raiser, campaigning by his side and lending him one of her top political strategists. That strategist, Howard Wolfson, said Mrs. Clinton wanted to throw her considerable political weight behind Mr. Lamont because the national Republican Party “is clearly invested in Ned Lamont’s defeat.” “I think they are going to do what they can to see him defeated,” Mr. Wolfson said, adding that he was particularly concerned with “Bush-Cheney...
  • Lopez Obrador claims his "convention" can legally name him President-Elect of Mexico (Translation)

    08/24/2006 4:47:57 PM PDT · by StJacques · 90 replies · 1,859+ views
    Le Monde ^ | August 24, 2006 | Jean-Michel Caroit ( translated by self )
    Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador: "They are stealing the presidency from me" Which are the elements making it possible to establish that there was fraud at the time of the elections of July 2 in Mexico? For more than three years we were victims of a campaign of all the state apparatus with the active participation of the President of the Republic because we represent an alternative project. Our adversaries wanted to destroy us politically. They tried to discredit me with the help of videos, but it was demonstrated that it was the acting out of a plot of former...
  • Liberals and the far left

    08/19/2006 8:02:41 PM PDT · by LdSentinal · 53 replies · 1,788+ views
    The Sun-Times ^ | 8/19/06 | Jerry Jackson
    There was an amazing editorial column in the Wall Street Journal on August 8th. The author was Lanny J. Davis who is a lifelong liberal and one of the chief apologists for Bill Clinton when the latter was suffering through all of his embarrassing and illegal escapades. Davis reveals that until recently he believed that the left was more tolerant and less hateful than the right. He says his dad instructed him that the scary hatred comes only from the right wing through tirades from the likes of Senator Joe McCarthy. But miracle of miracles, he now believes the left...
  • How Low Can Democrat Stocks Go?

    08/14/2006 5:21:04 AM PDT · by Quilla · 10 replies · 649+ views
    The American Thinker ^ | August 14, 2006 | Noel Sheppard
     Last week was certainly a bad one for shares of Democrat companies. From Tuesday’s drubbing of Lieberman Locks, to Thursday and Friday’s hammering of Appeasements “R” Us, the Standard & Poors Democrat Index reached a low not seen since before the Dubai Ports World merger fell apart in March.This left many market-watchers wondering whether the rally in these stocks that began with the collapse of Miers Supreme in October 2005 was really the start of a new bull market in this group, or just another dead Democrat bounce in an ongoing bear market.By Friday’s close, investors around the world were...
  • A Chance for Peace in Lebanon(Major LA Pravda Barf Alert)

    08/14/2006 1:24:38 AM PDT · by garbageseeker · 7 replies · 374+ views
    LA Times(aka: LA Pravda) ^ | 08/14/2006 | LA Times Opinion
    THE RESOLUTION UNANIMOUSLY APPROVED FRIDAY by the U.N. Security Council calling for a "full cessation of hostilities" in Lebanon comes too late for the more than 1,000 people killed in the last four weeks. But its adoption — with the expected consent of Israel and Lebanon — is still a major achievement. If implemented successfully, it not only would prevent further loss of innocent life, but would address what President Bush called the "root cause" of this unexpected and unexpectedly bloody conflict: Hezbollah's creation of its own state within Lebanon. Hezbollah, a Shiite movement nurtured by Iran, proved that it...
  • Rangel: Islamofascist an Insult - 'You Never Called Hitler a Christian Fascist'

    08/11/2006 7:03:41 PM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 214 replies · 4,127+ views
    Hardball/NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    by Mark Finkelstein August 11, 2006 - 21:47 It doesn't take much to offend liberals' exquisite sensitivities. The latest? Referring to Islamofascists as . . . Islamofascists. Chris Matthews got the ball rolling on this evening's Hardball. But Charlie Rangel upped the ante to the max, managing to impugn Christians and Jews in the bargain. Fortunately, GOP Congressman Dan Lungren had the guts to call Rangel on it. Matthews got things started by challenging Lungren: "Would you include Hezbollah in that group [of Islamofascists]? Would you include Hamas, they are they enemies of Israel. Are they also enemies of ours?...
  • Democrats hold pep rally in S.F. Party(Nancy Pelosi Barf alert)

    08/05/2006 2:35:30 PM PDT · by garbageseeker · 32 replies · 656+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 8/05/2006 | John Wildermuth, Chronicle Political Writer
    Looking for a "strong, strong drumbeat" out of California, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi fired up a partisan San Francisco crowd Friday with her vision of a Democrat-led Congress. With Democrats in control, Congress will quickly push through legislation raising the minimum wage, cutting the interest rate of college loans, ending subsidies for oil companies and making Medicare prescription drug costs more competitive, she told a cheering crowd in the heart of her congressional district
  • The American Left as "crisis cult"

    07/29/2006 6:22:28 AM PDT · by Harrius Magnus · 54 replies · 1,819+ views
    American Thinker ^ | 07/27/2006 | Thomas Lifson
    The American Left as "crisis cult" Clinical psychologist Robert Godwin proposes an interesting framework for understanding the increasingly bizarre behavior of the American Left at his very interesting website One Cosmos. Drawing on the work of psychoanalytic anthropologist Weston LaBarre, he posits that the left has become a “crisis cult” such as are found in societies whose bedrock assumptions break down in the face of the superior strength of foreign cultures impinging on their territory. Probably the most famous of the crisis cults are the cargo cults which developed in Melanesia. The Cargo Cults believe that manufactured western goods (‘cargo’)...
  • Media Fails To Report Maliki Protester Was CodePink

    07/26/2006 1:31:58 PM PDT · by Sam Hill · 156 replies · 3,031+ views
    Sweetness & Light ^ | July 26, 2006 | N/A
    You would never know it from our one party media, but the "disruptor" at Prime Minister al-Maliki's speech was not just a random protestor.She was none other than the professional anti-America agitator (and Hugo Chavez paid agent) Medea Benjamin.From a CodePink press release: Medea Benjamin is arrested on July 26 for interrupting a speech by the Prime Minister of Iraq.Medea Benjamin Arrested For Disrupting Iraqi Prime Minister’s Congressional AddressFasting co-founder of CODEPINK and Global Exchange says Iraqis want war to endCODEPINK and Global Exchange cofounder Medea Benjamin is arrested on July 26 for interrupting a speech by the Prime Minister...
  • Friendly Advice-Israel's war is foolish and a moral and strategic folly(MEGA-BARFER)

    07/25/2006 9:28:21 AM PDT · by mojito · 19 replies · 549+ views
    The American Prospect ^ | 07/23/06 | Matthew Ygelsias
    It's usually best in the American context to keep one's criticisms of Israel polite and measured, but there are times when it's better to be blunt in the hopes of achieving clarity. Israel's current war in Lebanon is strategically blinkered and morally obtuse. The idea that the United States or American Jews like me should support it out of friendship is akin to the notion that a real friend would lend a car to a drunk buddy after the bartender confiscates his keys. I understand why the Israeli government and public think this war is a good idea, but they're...
  • American Political Wars and Israel's War with Hezbollah

    07/20/2006 6:02:39 AM PDT · by Quilla · 5 replies · 288+ views
    The American Thinker ^ | July 20, 2006 | Richard Baehr
     The Sunday talk shows and the evening cables news show have devoted much of their time this week to the Israel/Hezbollah conflict. As if required by law to demonstrate perfect balance, the talk shows always find a Republican and a Democrat to discuss the war. What we are hearing from the two sides reflects some consensus, but also two very different views on the meaning of the conflict in this theatre, and more broadly, between the West and radical Islam.Both Democrats and Republicans have defended Israel’s actions in protecting its borders against cross border attacks and stopping rockets fired by...
  • I have a plan to destroy America [Richard D. Lamm, former governor of Colorado]

    07/11/2006 6:47:08 AM PDT · by conservativecorner · 32 replies · 4,076+ views
    WorlNet Daily ^ | July 11, 2006 | Richard D. Lamm
    Editor's note: In 2004, Richard D. Lamm, former governor of Colorado, addressed a conference sponsored by the Federation for American Immigration Reform in Washington. The following remarks are reprinted with his permission. Richard. D. Lamm I have a secret plan to destroy America. If you believe, as many do, that America is too smug, too white bread, too self-satisfied, too rich, let's destroy America. It is not that hard to do. History shows that nations are more fragile than their citizens think. No nation in history has survived the ravages of time. Arnold Toynbee observed that all great civilizations rise...
  • Rove tells Latino leaders US facing critical moment

    07/11/2006 5:48:47 PM PDT · by garbageseeker · 76 replies · 3,363+ views
    Reuters Newswire ^ | 07/10/2006 | Yahoo News
    ANGELES (Reuters) - Karl Rove, U.S. President George W. Bush's senior political advisor, on Tuesday took the administration's message on immigration reform to Latino leaders, saying the country was approaching a "critical moment" in the debate. >br> Speaking at the annual convention of leading Latino civic group the National Council of La Raza, Rove said Bush would work with Republicans and Democrats in coming weeks to push through reform legislation that has bitterly divided Congress, the Republican Party and the nation. "We face a critical moment in our immigration debate, a moment when our nation will make an important decision...
  • What Karl Rove Should Tell La Raza

    07/10/2006 5:42:12 PM PDT · by garbageseeker · 742 replies · 8,343+ views
    Human Events ^ | 07/10/06 | The Human Events View
    White House adviser Karl Rove is scheduled to speak tomorrow at the annual conference of the federally funded, left-wing, open-borders-advocacy group, the National Council of La Raza. If he does not want his speech to look like an act of appeasement, he should confront La Raza on its opposition to commonsense policies designed to secure both U.S. borders and U.S. pocketbooks. La Raza, which means “The Race” in Spanish, has denounced as “horrendous” and “appalling” the House immigration bill passed in December, which was sponsored by Judiciary Chairman James Sensenbrenner (R.-Wis.) and supported by the overwhelming majority of House Republicans....
  • Clinton praises Bush on immigration reform

    07/08/2006 4:37:07 PM PDT · by garbageseeker · 258 replies · 6,253+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | 07/08/06 | By ROBERT JABLON, Associated Press Writer
    LOS ANGELES - Former President Bill Clinton praised President Bush on Saturday for supporting reforms that would allow millions of illegal immigrants to seek citizenship but said the debate in Congress is being fomented by Republicans who want to divide America. "I'm proud of him for doing it and I thanked him for doing it," he said of Bush during a "Cafe con Clinton" breakfast speech to the annual conference of the National Council of La Raza, the nation's largest Hispanic civil rights advocacy group. Clinton said Bush's roots in Texas — which has one of the nation's largest Hispanic...
  • The Real Threat From North Korea

    07/07/2006 1:44:49 PM PDT · by garbageseeker · 97 replies · 2,338+ views
    SpaceWar.com ^ | 07/07/06 | by Anthony H. Cordesman
    The same North Korean ICBM efforts that throw a rock at Alaska can throw a large nuclear warhead at every ally the United States has in Northeast Asia. Japan and South Korea are not only close allies, they are critical trading partners. The risk of a war in this part of the world would inevitably threaten Chinese involvement in some form, and possible bloc trade with much of China for an extended period even if China did not become involved. Our troops and our bases in most of Asia would be at hazard as well. Americans need to stop thinking...
  • Give us your poor, but not your sick(LA Pravda Editorial Board gets it wrong again)

    07/06/2006 1:18:05 AM PDT · by garbageseeker · 36 replies · 843+ views
    Los Angeles Times ^ | 07/06/06 | Editorial
    LAST WEEK, IT LOOKED as if Sacramento might use a fraction of this year's multibillion-dollar budget surplus to expand health coverage for more kids in California. But in their final budget negotiations, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and the Legislature decided that it was better to cave to a small group of vocal Republicans who believe that sick 3-year-olds should be punished for their parents' actions.
  • It's never too late

    07/06/2006 3:06:54 PM PDT · by SmithL · 8 replies · 272+ views
    Haaretz ^ | 7/7/6 | Editor
    Despite the combative statements, despite the promises not to capitulate and even though every hour that passes and every Qassam that is launched raises the bar of violence and causes both sides to hold steadfastly to a commitment to use still harsher means, it is not yet too late to begin talks on ending the crisis and coming up with new agreements. Before making an extreme decision about assassination, or even about arresting ministers of the Hamas government, it is worth trying to speak with the Palestinians. The last few months have been wasted on expressing disappointment over the results...
  • Angelina Delivers Due Date

    04/26/2006 4:22:28 PM PDT · by haole · 8 replies · 449+ views
    yahoo news ^ | apr, 26th, 2006 | sarah hall
    Angelina Delivers Due Date By Sarah Hall Wed Apr 26, 3:08 PM ET The paparazzi detail on the Brangelina Baby Watch beat just got some bad news. Contradicting reports that she's due to pop any day now, Angelina Jolie has delivered word that she's not quite eight months pregnant. That means anxious shutterbugs can expect another full month of dodging Namibian officials, not to mention Jolie and Brad Pitt's aggressive security goons, if they want any chance of capturing the money shot of the most important and beautiful baby ever to be born, ever.
  • Gym Instructor Mocks Bush in Front of First Daughter

    04/26/2006 2:16:58 AM PDT · by Personal Responsibility · 20 replies · 851+ views
    The Drudge Report ^ | 4/26/2006 | Drudge
    Gym Instructor Mocks Bush In Front Of First Daughters Tue Apr 25 2006 10:32:05 ET A spinning instructor at Washington, DC's Sports Club/LA mocked President Bush without realizing (believe it or not) that a first daughter was in his class! ROLL CALL reports: The instructor, Glenn Makl, is said to be horrified to learn after class that the president's daughter Jenna was there to hear his making fun of President Bush and handing out of a video clip compilation of some of the president's more memorable gaffes and malapropisms. Jenna Bush was working out at the club with her boyfriend,...
  • Conspiracy Moonbats: "Bush capable of dropping a nuke on U.S.!"

    04/19/2006 2:26:12 PM PDT · by dukeman · 33 replies · 407+ views
    4/18/06 | From the fevered minds of deluded libs
    The conspiracy moonbat libs on DU again demonstrate that they fear Bush more than the prospect of Iran's obtaining nukes: redirish28 (305 posts) Tue Apr-18-06 05:24 PM Original message Poll question: Do you think Bush is capable of dropping a nuke on the US if he feels too threaten or just because he is pissed off enough. Poll result (50 votes) Yes 84% No 14% Other(details ) 2% uppityperson (1000+ posts) Tue Apr-18-06 05:27 PM Response to Original message 2. only a small tactical one napi21 (1000+ posts) Tue Apr-18-06 05:27 PM Response to Original message 3. This man is...
  • Lost In Peru

    04/12/2006 1:39:02 PM PDT · by Kitten Festival · 1 replies · 269+ views
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | 12 April 2006 | Staff
    Latin America: It looks like Peru's election will bring a new leftist strongman to the region. That's sad, given how much progress Peru has made in recent years. There's still tallying to do. But if trends continue, the winner will be far-left Ollanta Humala, followed by Peru's disastrous ex-president, Alan Garcia. The unpromising pair will face off for a final round in May. Hard to say which would be worse. Humala's a verified human-rights violator who tortured peasants as an army officer in the 1990s. He's also an admirer of dictators, like Peru's last one, Juan Velasco, remembered in the...
  • Please wear the pin, Ms. McKinney

    04/01/2006 6:15:28 PM PST · by Brytani · 136 replies · 3,713+ views
    The Daily Dispatch ^ | 04/01/2006 | The Daily Dispatch
    Please wear the pin, Ms. McKinney -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Controversial Georgia Rep. Cynthia McKinney might be charged with a crime after a physical altercation with a Capitol Police officer. But somebody needs to file multiple counts against McKinney of assault on common sense. The Georgia Democrat long has been one of the House's more inflammatory members. She has insinuated that the Bush administration knew about the 9/11 attacks before they were to happen, but no warning was issued nor action taken so that the Bush-backers in big business could profit from the war that ensued. McKinney has been quoted as saying that...
  • "V" for Vicious Propaganda

    03/13/2006 6:26:22 AM PST · by Quilla · 75 replies · 2,595+ views
    Front Page Magazine ^ | March 13, 2006 | Debbie Schlussel
    [Note: You may perceive some of this column as a "spoiler".] If you liked the politics of last weekend's Oscar nominees, you'll love "V for Vendetta." It's an exciting, quality Bin Laden film. But if you're like the rest of mainstream America--you support our troops, believe in firmly responding to terrorists on our own shores, and/or respect Christianity--then, don't waste your time at this piece of garbage masquerading as a superhero movie. It is anything but. If most other Hollywood films subtly whisper of an agenda, "V" clocks you over the head with it with a still sizzling, iron frying...
  • Play About Demonstrator's Death Is Delayed [Rachel Corrie]

    02/28/2006 10:20:26 AM PST · by West Coast Conservative · 88 replies · 5,739+ views
    New York Times ^ | February 28, 2006 | JESSE McKINLEY
    A potential Off Broadway production of "My Name Is Rachel Corrie," an acclaimed solo show about an American demonstrator killed by an Israeli bulldozer while trying to stop the destruction of a Palestinian home, has been postponed because of concerns about the show's political content. The production, a hit at the Royal Court Theater in London last year, had been tentatively scheduled to start performances at the New York Theater Workshop in the East Village on March 22. But yesterday, James C. Nicola, the artistic director of the workshop, said he had decided to postpone the show after polling local...
  • FINDING MY RELIGION: Looking for God at the Oscars

    02/27/2006 7:53:43 AM PST · by SmithL · 3 replies · 264+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 2/27/6 | David Ian Miller
    Stephen Simon was a successful Hollywood producer whose resume includes hits like "Smokey and the Bandit," "The Electric Horseman" and "Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure." But one day four years ago he had what he calls "a crisis of conscience." He decided that most of his movies, while paying the bills, weren't doing much for the good of humanity. So he packed his bags and moved to Ashland, Ore., where he now lives. After fleeing Hollywood, Simon founded the Spiritual Film Circle, a DVD-of-the-month club that promotes the kind of movies he wants to see more of, little-known productions that...
  • Battleship Brouhaha

    02/18/2006 7:18:58 PM PST · by george76 · 69 replies · 3,931+ views
    Fox News ^ | February 15, 2006 | Hannity & Colmes
    from "Hannity & Colmes," ... SEAN HANNITY...from San Francisco tonight, the board of supervisors here overwhelmingly voted to reject a plan last year that would bring the historic World War II Iowa battleship right here to San Francisco harbor, as a museum and tourist center. We're now joined by one of the supervisors that voted against that plan, Gerardo Sandoval is with us. You don't want a symbol of war in the harbor. Is what you said to me. GERARDO SANDOVAL: That's right... it's a warship and it's got guns on it. It fires things. You know, you can't deny...
  • How Low Can Alisa Valdes-Rodriguez Go?

    02/14/2006 12:17:44 AM PST · by Kitten Festival · 312+ views
    La Queen Sucia ^ | Feb. 1, 2006 | Alisa Valdes-Rodriguez
    Monday, February 13, 2006 You know your city is too small when... (The back of Heather Wilson's head, on the left, with the top of the computer screen I'm hiding behind visible as I take the photo as quietly as I can...) ...you go to Starbucks to write and the evil Congressman (yes, man) Heather Wilson walks in, dressed in a manly blazer and manlier pants. Just call her W's mini-me. I don't know what the hell she's doing here. She is sitting here in front of me as I write. I just happened to have my digital camera and...
  • VIDEO: What Happened To The Old Democratic Party? What's The Deal With Today's Crazies?

    02/10/2006 11:48:59 AM PST · by rabair · 8 replies · 465+ views
    RightWinged.com ^ | February 10, 2006 | RightWinged.com
    I created this video a few days ago and finally got around to posting it on my blog. It was only my second attempt at using Windows Movie maker, but I find it hilarious. Check it out and leave me comments if you'd like...
  • [Madison] Metro memo focuses on Venezuelan oil discounts

    02/03/2006 6:20:41 PM PST · by Thunder90 · 6 replies · 379+ views
    The (People's) Daily Cardinal ^ | 2/3/2006 | Ben Broeren
    Offers of discounted Venezuelan diesel fuel from CITGO to the Chicago Transit Authority have sparked speculation on similar offers being made to Madison Metro. The offer to the CTA would have given a 40-percent discount in return for reduced fares for lower income groups. Ann Gullickson, transit service manager of Madison Metro, wrote in a memo to general manager Catherine Debo that if a similar offer were made to Madison, it could provide “in excess of $1 million.” She noted the CTA refused the offer because of incompatibility of diesel fuel standards. According to Gullickson, the CTA and Madison Metro...
  • HILLARY'S EXPOSED LEFT FLANK 'SCARES THE HORSES'-VIDEO (missus clinton supports Alito filibuster)

    01/31/2006 7:16:47 AM PST · by Mia T · 50 replies · 4,482+ views
    NBC | 01.31.06 | Mia T
    HILLARY'S EXPOSED LEFT FLANK 'SCARES THE HORSES' (VIDEO) (MISSUS CLINTON SUPPORTS ALITO FILIBUSTER) by Mia T, 01.31.06 ccording to conventional wisdom, missus clinton, owing to exceptional popularity with the Democratic base, (that is to say, with her radical leftist comrades), has the luxury to pose during the primary season as a centrist, as a conservative even, and, at times even as a right-winger more right-wing than your run-of-the-mill redneck right-winger, defying the First Presidential Law of Motion: Lean toward one's extreme during the primary, swing toward the mean during the general election. But as we see, clinton lust for...
  • IL: Rep. Linda Chapa Lavia Seeks Statewide Ban on Water Pistols, Says ISRA

    01/26/2006 3:14:49 PM PST · by kiriath_jearim · 35 replies · 1,266+ views
    Rep. Linda Chapa Lavia Seeks Statewide Ban on Water Pistols, Says ISRA 1/25/2006 11:00:00 AM To: State Desk Contact: Richard Pearson of the Illinois State Rifle Association, 815-635-3198, Website: http://www.isra.org SPRINGFIELD, Ill., Jan. 25 /U.S. Newswire/ -- The following was released today by the Illinois State Rifle Association (ISRA): "What kind of nut would want to ban squirt guns?" That's the question that tens of thousands of law-abiding Illinois firearm owners are asking today after it was revealed that Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia (D-Aurora) has co-sponsored a measure that would ban the possession of everything from water pistols to hunting...
  • Ted Kennedy: 'Big Brother Has Run Amok'

    01/20/2006 9:55:33 PM PST · by wagglebee · 49 replies · 1,159+ views
    NewsMax ^ | 1/20/06 | AP
    Democratic senators took the Bush administration to task Friday for four years of domestic spying, while the president fought back with a planned embrace of the intelligence agency that is carrying out the effort. In preparation for Senate hearings, Edward Kennedy of Massachusetts noted that President Bush asserted in 2004 that "when we're talking about chasing down terrorists, we're talking about getting a court order before we do so." That Bush statement came at the same time the National Security Agency was engaging - at the president's direction - in warrantless eavesdropping on Americans. "If President Bush can make his...
  • Michael Moore Statement on Canadian Election

    01/20/2006 5:33:30 PM PST · by johnmecainrino · 34 replies · 1,389+ views
    Michael Moore ^ | January 20, 2006 | Michael Moore
    Michael Moore Statement on Canadian Election Michael Moore is currently in production on his next movie. As an avid lover of all things Canadian, he has issued the following statement regarding Canada's upcoming election on Monday: Oh, Canada -- you're not really going to elect a Conservative majority on Monday, are you? That's a joke, right? I know you have a great sense of humor, and certainly a well-developed sense of irony, but this is no longer funny. Maybe it's a new form of Canadian irony -- reverse irony! OK, now I get it. First, you have the courage to...
  • LIVE THREAD: Domestic Spying Program (C-Span 1 11 A.M. Friday hosted by Conyers)

    01/19/2006 10:15:12 PM PST · by hipaatwo · 183 replies · 1,989+ views
    Domestic Spying Program U.S. House of Representatives, Conyers, J. (D-MI) Washington, District of Columbia (United States) ID:190809 - 01/20/2006 - 3:00 - No Sale Conyers, John Jr., U.S. Representative, D-MIWaters, Maxine, U.S. Representative, D-CA Nadler, Jerrold, U.S. Representative, D-NYScott, Robert "Bobby", U.S. Representative, D-VAHinchey, Maurice, U.S. Representative, D-NYMartin, Kate, Director, Center for Natl. Security StudiesSchiff, Adam B., U.S. Representative, D-CABamford, James, Author Van Hollen, Christopher, U.S. Representative, D, MarylandFein, Bruce, AttorneyFredrickson, Caroline, Director, American Civil Liberties Union, Legislative Affairs
  • Iraq War Vet Spat On, Called Baby Killer

    11/27/2005 12:29:48 PM PST · by kristinn · 217 replies · 9,446+ views
    Sunday, November 27, 2005 | Kristinn
    Over the course of the eight months of the D.C. Chapter's Friday night demonstrations in support of our troops recuperating at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, we've been fortunate to be able to able to speak with many soldiers and hear their thoughts about the war and those who protest against it. Recently, one soldier shared his stories with us of his experiences with those opposed to the war. To preserve his privacy from vindictive leftists, I'm leaving out details that might help them identify him. The soldier told us of returning to a stateside civilian airport last year in...
  • Protest college antiwar hippies on December 6th in Madison and in your town!

    11/19/2005 5:33:52 PM PST · by Thunder90 · 2 replies · 1,255+ views
    From the moonbats at the Campus Antiwar Network: ENDORSED BY: Cindy Sheehan, Pablo Paredes, war resister; Camilo Mejia, war resister; David Airhart, Iraq War vet and Kent State student facing expulsion for peaceful counter-recruitment; Tariq Khan, George Mason University student assaulted for peaceful counter-recruitment; Charles Peterson, Holyoke Community College student assaulted for peaceful counter-recruitment; Traprock Peace Center; Peninsula Raging Grannies; David Swanson, co-founder of AfterDowningStreet.org; Anthony Arnove, editor, Iraq Under Siege and co-editor with Howard Zinn, Voices of a People's History of the United States * Say No to the Solomon Amendment! Campus Anti-War Network is calling for actions around...
  • Anti-Bush Protestors Wave Osama Bin Laden Pictures In Argentina

    11/04/2005 8:47:22 AM PST · by Kitten Festival · 39 replies · 3,445+ views
    Agencia EFE ^ | Nov. 4, 2005 | Staff
    Mar del Plata, Argentina, Nov 4 (EFE).- A Nobel laureate and a leftist Bolivian presidential candidate - but not, as had been promised, an Argentine soccer icon - led a march of thousands of anti-U.S. protesters through the streets of this seaside resort city Friday, hours before the inauguration of the Summit of the Americas. Retired athlete Diego Maradona, who had vowed to lead the demonstration to "repudiate" the presence of U.S. President George W. Bush, was in town but did not join the vanguard of the marchers. The explanation provided was that the former captain of the national soccer...