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  • Clarence Thomas: I Was Lynched For Abortion

    09/29/2007 8:02:58 AM PDT · by jdm · 37 replies · 345+ views
    Captain's Quarters ^ | September 28, 2007 | Ed Morrissey
    Matt Drudge has a leak that had to come from CBS about their upcoming interview with Clarence Thomas. Airing on Sunday, the Steve Kroft segment coincides with the publication of Thomas' memoirs, and Thomas doesn't pull punches. In the book he talks about the "lynching" he received during his confirmation hearing, and he says it damaged everyone and set the stage for the impeachment of Bill Clinton (via Bluey's Blog): In his first television interview, in which he discusses his childhood, his race, his rise to Supreme Court Justice and his job on the nation's highest court, Clarence Thomas says...
  • Elderly 'Vampire' Lynched By Mob [ignorant and evil people kill woman]

    05/01/2007 8:16:05 AM PDT · by bedolido · 4 replies · 333+ views
    Sky News ^ | 5-1-2007 | staff writer
    An elderly woman was lynched after villagers accused her of being an evil spirit who drinks the blood of human babies. Police in Guyana, South America, say they have arrested three people and are questioning several others over the killing. The victim's remains were found in a village 15 miles east of the capital Georgetown. The mob apparently believed she was an "Old Higue" - a vampire in the local Obeah religion that blends folk magic and African rituals. She was beaten to death with a broom and her body circled with white rice to imprison the evil spirit. A...
  • Israel soldier lynched after killing four in Gaza pullout row

    08/04/2005 1:08:39 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 19 replies · 1,166+ views
    Yahoo | AFP ^ | 8/5/05
    A teenage Israeli soldier shot dead four people in a blazing row over the country's imminent withdrawal from Gaza before being lynched by furious residents of an Arab-Israeli town. The shooting, the first deadly incident connected to Israel's controversial plan to uproot all troops and settlers from Gaza and parts of the northern West Bank, heightened fears about possible violence during the historic pullout. The 19-year-old religiously observant Jew, dressed in army fatigues, unleashed a volley of fire inside a bus in the northern Galilee town of Shfaram in an argument over the pullout, police said. Four Israeli Arab passengers...