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  • AP photographer, TV-radio host arrested during anti-war protest

    09/02/2008 12:42:50 PM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 13 replies · 191+ views ^ | September 02, 2008 | The Associated Press
    Protesters, many who were dressed all in black and covered their faces with bandanas or gas masks, broke windows, tipped over newspaper boxes, pulled trash bins into the street, threw bottles, bent rearview mirrors on a bus, flattened tires, and attempted to block intersections by joining hands. Some protesters were seen lying on an interstate exit ramp to block traffic in downtown St. Paul and linking arms to block other roads. At one point, people pushed a trash bin filled with trash and threw garbage in the streets and at cars. They also took down orange detour road signs. One...
  • The Peace-Loving, Road-Blocking, Window-Smashing Protesters at the RNC

    09/01/2008 7:12:18 PM PDT · by kristinn · 59 replies · 880+ views
    Slate ^ | Monday, September 1, 2008 | Christopher Beam
    It's around noon and I'm driving to the Xcel Center in St. Paul when a group of kids pulls police tape across the intersection of 10th Street and Jackson. I ask a nearby girl to let me through. I'm not a cop, I say, and I'm not a delegate. I just want to find the parking lot. She smiles, flashes a peace sign, and turns away. Apparently people looking for parking are not the enemy. SNIP Now everyone's running up Sixth, away from the shrieking sirens. I hear a crash. I look to my right and see a ground-level window...
  • Obama Attended Kos Convention on August 4, 2007

    09/01/2008 8:45:45 PM PDT · by rintense · 20 replies · 356+ views
    We are pleased to announce that Sen. John Edwards, Sen. Barack Obama, and Gov. Bill Richardson confirmed their participation in a Presidential Leadership Forum to be held August 4 in Chicago. Confirmations from other candidates are forthcoming. The event—the first ever collaborative presidential forum with both a respected blogger and a leading member of the traditional media as moderators—is an opportunity to use technology to empower citizens to engage and evaluate America's potential leaders, both face-to-face and online. Many political candidates, including Edwards and Obama, already frequently use sites like Daily Kos to dialogue with the public.
  • Here to report 15,000 Loons are protesting the RNC Convention

    09/01/2008 12:49:24 PM PDT · by HD1200 · 51 replies · 293+ views
    I would guess 15,000 is at the top end. You had your Che Guavara group, your Socialist group, your Communist group, your Islam is peace group, your Hate America group, your Israel out of Palestine group. Quite a hodge podge of purple haired youngsters and really REALLY old looking hippies. There had to be 1 cop for every 10 protestors including a huge squad of swat. All in all it was pretty boring and very very hot downtown today. I felt sorry for the police having to have all their gear on them in the hot weather.
  • Stooping to Lowest Level: Democratic Claim of Palin's 'Faked Pregnancy' Gaining Steam

    08/31/2008 11:38:59 AM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 68 replies · 142+ views ^ | August 31, 2008 | Warner Todd Huston
    As I reported earlier, the scurrilous claim that McCain vice presidential pick Governor Sarah Palin faked her pregnancy with a Down's Syndrome child is beginning to spread among the lowest of the nutrooters. Now, the unhinged, smear site has boosted this lie to their front pages. Naturally, since these hate sites feed into each other, the spurious source of the DU story is another DailyKos story like the one I earlier reported upon. Of course, this whole meme is nothing but a lie. Are we expected to believe an entire state, its hospitals, doctors and media establishment helped cover...
  • Mass Hunger Strike to Restore Constitutional Order (anti-War, anti-Fed hunger strike)

    08/18/2008 10:44:55 AM PDT · by mnehring · 45 replies · 158+ views
    WASHINGTON, 9/18 -- On September 17, 2008, the 221st anniversary of the U.S. Constitution, thousands of Americans gathered in Washington, DC to begin to “Hunger for Redress.” They began their mass hunger strike to draw worldwide attention to the fact that the Government of the United States of America has not only been flagrantly violating its own Constitution, it now refuses to respond or even acknowledge the People's Petitions for Redress of these Grievances despite the fact the Constitution requires the Government to do so: 1. The Iraq invasion in violation of the war powers clauses. 2. The Federal Reserve...
  • Protesters Blast 'Gitmo' Holding Cells For DNC

    08/13/2008 9:09:28 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 23 replies · 55+ views
    Protesters Blast 'Gitmo' Holding Cells For DNC Campaign '08 Complete Coverage DENVER (CBS) ― CBS station KCNC-TV in Denver has learned if mass arrests happen at the Democratic Convention, those taken into custody will be jailed in a warehouse. Inside of the lockup are dozens are metal cages. They are made out of chain link fence material and topped by rolls of barbed wire. "This is a secured environment," Capt. Frank Gale of the Denver Sheriff's Department told KCNC-TV. "We're concerned about how that's going to be utilized by people who will be potentially disruptive."
  • City readies warehouse for mass DNC arrests

    08/13/2008 8:58:24 AM PDT · by MtnClimber · 25 replies · 123+ views
    Rocky Mountain News ^ | August 13, 2008 | Tillie Fong
    Some protesters arrested at the Democratic National Convention could be jailed in a city- owned warehouse, complete with metal cages and barbed wire, CBS4 News has learned. Investigative reporter Rick Sallinger discovered the location and managed to get inside Tuesday for a look. The newly created lockup, in a warehouse northeast of Denver, contains dozens of metal cages made of chain-link fence material, topped by rolls of barbed wire. Each of these fenced-in areas is about 15 feet by 15 feet, with a lock on the door. A sign on the wall reads "Warning, electric stun devices used in this...
  • Protesters sue to get closer to GOP convention

    08/11/2008 3:14:32 PM PDT · by granite · 11 replies · 128+ views
    The Star Tribune ^ | Last update: August 11, 2008 - 11:01 AM | By BRIAN BAKST
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  • Toby Keith Hits Back at Accusation Song Is Pro-Lynching (MORON LIBERAL ALERT)

    08/08/2008 8:34:19 AM PDT · by Publius804 · 68 replies · 173+ views ^ | August 08, 2008 | Fox News
    Toby Keith Hits Back at Accusation Song Is Pro-Lynching Friday, August 08, 2008 Toby Keith hit back at a recent blog post that derided his 2003 song "Beer for My Horses" as a pro-lynching anthem. "The song was a hit and the words 'lynch' and 'racism' has never come up until this moron wrote this blog," he said, according to ContactMusic. The country singer, 47, was on "The Colbert Report" last month to perform "Beer for My Horses," the popular song that inspired a movie of the same name. Huffington Post blogger Max Blumenthal called the song an "ode to...
  • McKinney running for president as Green candidate

    07/13/2008 11:17:24 AM PDT · by cardinal4 · 20 replies · 215+ views
    artorius castus blog ^ | 13 July 08 | CNN
    (CNN) -- The liberal environmentalist Green Party nominated former Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney as its presidential candidate Saturday. Cynthia McKinney represented a suburban Atlanta, Georgia, district for six terms as a Democrat. Cynthia McKinney represented a suburban Atlanta, Georgia, district for six terms as a Democrat. McKinney, 53, held off three rivals to win the party's nomination during its convention in Chicago, Illinois. She picked journalist and activist Rosa Clemente as her running mate.
  • Ex-Prosecutor’s Book Accuses Bush of Murder

    07/11/2008 2:41:45 PM PDT · by forkinsocket · 45 replies · 173+ views
    The NY Times ^ | July 7, 2008 | TIM ARANGO
    As a Los Angeles county prosecutor, Vincent Bugliosi batted a thousand in murder cases: 21 trials, 21 convictions, including the Charles Manson case in 1971. As an author, Mr. Bugliosi has written three No. 1 best sellers and won three Edgar Allan Poe awards, the top honor for crime writers. More than 30 years ago he co-wrote the best seller “Helter Skelter,” about the Manson case. So Mr. Bugliosi could be forgiven for perhaps thinking that a new book would generate considerable interest, among reviewers and on the broadcast talk-show circuit. But if he thought that, he would have been...
  • Protesters blockade Rep. Ackerman's D-NY houseboat (Code Pinko - "No sanctions on Iran!")

    07/09/2008 7:02:34 PM PDT · by Libloather · 27 replies · 185+ views
    Newsday ^ | 6/09/08 | JANIE LORBER
    Protesters blockade Rep. Ackerman's houseboatBY JANIE LORBER | janie.lorber 9:31 AM EDT, July 9, 2008 WASHINGTON - A flotilla of peace protesters in canoes and rafts attempted to blockade the houseboat of Rep. Gary Ackerman (D-Jamaica Estates) early Wednesday morning in reaction to legislation he submitted that would impose sanctions on Iran. The Queens Democrat emerged from his home on the Potomac River smiling and clapping after the demonstrators, known as Code Pink, had been chanting for nearly 30 minutes. They want Ackerman to withdraw the legislation because they believe it symbolizes the first step on a path to...
  • Comparing People to Hitler

    06/26/2008 6:06:44 PM PDT · by Uncle Ralph · 53 replies · 182+ views
    Stuff White People Like ^ | June 25, 2008 | Isaac “Absent” Amirian
    Being a truly advanced white person means being able to speak with authority about pretty much any field of conversation- especially politics. In order for white people to streamline the process of knowing everything, all human beings can be neatly filed into one of two categories: People I Agree With, and People Who are Just Like Adolf Hitler. Comparing people to Hitler is an easy way for white people to get a strong point across to the less enlightened, or the insufficiently white. Everyone knows who Adolf Hitler was. And everyone knows that Hitler was very, very bad. Therefore, if...
  • San Francisco may name sewage treatment plant after Bush

    06/26/2008 12:44:08 AM PDT · by OKIEDOC · 52 replies · 299+ views
    herald tribune ^ | June 25, 2008 | Jesse McKinley
    SAN FRANCISCO: Reagan has his highways. Lincoln has his memorial. Washington has the capital, and a state, too. But President George W. Bush may soon be the sole president to have a memorial named after him that you can contribute to from the bathroom. prize-winning water-treatment plant on the shoreline to the George W. Bush Sewage Plant. Not surprisingly, those Republicans in a city that voted 83 percent Democratic in 2004 are not thrilled with the idea
  • Meet the women who won't have babies - because they're not eco friendly

    06/23/2008 11:59:15 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 72 replies · 181+ views
    Daily Mail ^ | 21 November 2007 | NATASHA COURTENAY-SMITH and MORAG TURNER
    Had Toni Vernelli gone ahead with her pregnancy ten years ago, she would know at first hand what it is like to cradle her own baby, to have a pair of innocent eyes gazing up at her with unconditional love, to feel a little hand slipping into hers - and a voice calling her Mummy.
  • Robert Wexler (D, Nuthouse)

    06/21/2008 9:30:26 PM PDT · by Ooh-Ah · 53 replies · 135+ views
    The American Thinker ^ | June 21, 2008 | Clarice Feldman
    I nominate Congressman Robert Wexler as the craziest man in a not very sane Congress: Rep. Robert Wexler (D-Fla.), one of the most vocal opponents of the Bush administration on Capitol Hill, said Scott McClellan's book and testimony justify the beginning of impeachment hearings against Vice President Dick Cheney. During questioning of McClellan, Wexler asked the former White House press secretary if he believed Bush authorized the leaking of Valerie Plame Wilson's name. When McClellan said no, Wexler said this meant that Cheney must have been the source of the leak, meaning Cheney was seeking to retaliate against the wife...
  • BERKRLEY: Cal prevails; arborists remove tree-sitters

    06/20/2008 7:40:32 AM PDT · by SmithL · 10 replies · 171+ views
    Oakland Tribune via CoCo Times ^ | 6/20/8 | Kristin Bender
    BERKELEY - A day after UC Berkeley claimed victory in its battle to build a sports training facility, the university changed its stance on removing tree sitters and decided to bring down those who don't put up a fight, a campus spokesman said late Thursday. About 5:15 p.m. Thursday an arborist in a cherry picker removed a man in his 20s who came out of the tree "very quietly," said university spokesman Dan Mogulof. The man was arrested on suspicion trespassing and could face other charges as well, Mogulof said. The man, whose name was not released, was the second...
  • Obama Foreign Policy Adviser:“Winnie the Pooh seems to be a fundamental text on national security.”

    06/17/2008 9:06:07 AM PDT · by JRochelle · 54 replies · 1,849+ views
    Campaign Spot ^ | 06/17/2008 | Jim Geraghty
    A runaway metaphor is not the worst sin in the world. But if former Navy Secretary Richard Danzig really is a potential national security adviser under President Obama, he's doing his potential future boss no favors when he talks like this: Richard Danzig, who served as Navy Secretary under President Clinton and is tipped to become National Security Adviser in an Obama White House, told a major foreign policy conference in Washington that the future of US strategy in the war on terrorism should follow a lesson from the pages of Winnie the Pooh, which can be shortened to: if...

    06/17/2008 6:04:26 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 49 replies · 106+ views
    DUmmie FUnnies ^ | June 17, 2008 | DUmmies and PJ-Comix
    As soon as I saw the title of this DUmmie THREAD, "LAW SCHOOL TO ORGANIZE BUSH WAR CRIMES TRIAL," I just knew that leftwing lunacy would come to the surface in full bloom. I was not disappointed. Yeah, let's put the EVIL Bush regime on trial for torturing prisoners with air conditioning and overfeeding them with orange glaze chicken. Such brutality must not go unpunished. Meanwhile have you noticed not a peep from the DUmmies about Al Quaeda terrorists sawing people's heads off on camera nor flying planes into buildings. Oops! I forgot. The latter was really orchestrated by...