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  • Gary Varvel Cartoon: An Inconvenient Truth (Gore's Nobel)

    10/15/2007 12:16:18 PM PDT · by Reaganesque · 30 replies · 139+ views ^ | 10/14/07 | Gary Varvel
  • Video: Muslim Students Disrupt Daniel Pipes Speech at UC Irvine

    02/02/2007 7:44:37 AM PST · by george76 · 43 replies · 2,097+ views
    lgf ^ | February 01, 2007 | lgf
    Last night at the University of California Irvine, the Muslim Students Union staged a threatening, thuggish disruption of a talk by Daniel Pipes. UC Irvine is a hotbed of Muslim radicalism, as we’ve documented many times at LGF, but you may not have understood how bad it is until you see this. (Watch out for a burst of white noise near the middle.)
  • Warning bells in Britain (British report on Muslim attitude to democracy alarming)

    02/01/2007 12:13:16 PM PST · by Dark Skies · 13 replies · 1,144+ views ^ | 2/1/2007 | Guy Bechor
    An important and interesting report by an independent think-tank released in Britain Monday has found that young Muslims are heading toward religious extremism. This is not just a warning bell, it is a thunderous one, but Europeans are unable to take action lest they be accused of not being liberal. On the contrary, the main lessons drawn from the British research is one of self–flagellation, with Brits asking what they did wrong and why they had discriminated against the Muslim community. The research was based, among other things, on a survey conducted among the Muslim population that showed 37 percent...
  • New Citizens Report on Iraq Makes Case for Victory

    01/30/2007 7:18:39 AM PST · by kristinn · 245 replies · 13,943+ views
    US Newswire ^ | Tuesday, January 30, 2007 | Kristinn
    A new report on Iraq was released today that covers many subjects not touched on by the Iraq Study Group. Titled Citizens Report on Iraq: Attainable Victory vs. the Propaganda of Defeat, the report was conceived, researched and authored by independent citizens with experience in Iraq who are concerned that the American people and politicians are ill-informed about the situation in Iraq. The 86-page report is available for download at the Free Republic website: Citizens Report on Iraq In the Citizens Report on Iraq, readers will learn that progress is being made in Iraq; there are large areas of...
  • Taking the Fight to CAIR--Dennis Prager responds to charges of "Islamophobia."

    01/29/2007 7:17:37 AM PST · by SJackson · 25 replies · 1,015+ views ^ | January 29, 2007 | Aaron Hanscom
    Victims of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) take heart.  No longer is it necessary to offer apologies or disclaimers -- a la Kiefer Sutherland of “24”-- when the supposed civil rights group accuses you of Islamophobia.  According to talk-show host and columnist Dennis Prager, who recently told the Los Angeles Times that he is proud to be attacked by the “radical Islamist organization,” it is much better to wear CAIR’s contempt as a badge of honor.  Publicity is another benefit of being publicly smeared by CAIR, as was evident on the evening of January 24 when a packed house...
  • It's Not Torture, and It Is Necessary

    01/29/2007 5:16:54 AM PST · by radar101 · 5 replies · 558+ views
    Caucus for America ^ | January 23, 2007 | Rabbi Aryeh Spero
    Like Freddy Krueger, the anti-Western monsters of the so-called human rights groups reappear every month or so proclaiming: “I’m back!” Their mission is to derail our attempts at defending ourselves against jihadism by demanding impossibly high and foolish standards from America and Israel as to what is allowable in fighting terror while overlooking the daily atrocities by Islamic radicals against the West. Listening to them, one comes away believing that the only place in the world where torture is taking place is at Gitmo and that the only victims today of cruelty are Islamic terrorists and the “peace-loving” crowds in...
  • IKEA humour (kids with vibrators, parents caught while involved in "role play", moonshine parties..)

    01/24/2007 4:03:56 AM PST · by WesternCulture · 7 replies · 1,140+ views ^ | 01/12/2007 |
    NOTICE: YOU'LL HAVE TO: 1. CLICK THE LINK TO THE ORIGINAL ARTICLE ABOVE (IN RED)OR IN MY POST BELOW, THEREAFTER 2. CLICK THE MONITORS IN ORDER TO DISPLAY THE CLIPS The Article: "The humour of IKEA A Norwegian IKEA ad is entertaining Scandinavians on at the moment. It certainly casts new light on the oft-quoted Swedish adage that ‘we’re all farmers at heart’. Enjoy: (SEE MY POST BELOW OR CLICK THE LINK IN RED ABOVE) That prompted us to have a rummage for more humour from the furniture makers of Älmhult. This one, produced for the German market last...
  • The incipient implosion of Islam ( Christianity is Growing Quickly in Muslim Countries )

    01/23/2007 1:36:21 PM PST · by SirLinksalot · 65 replies · 2,636+ views ^ | 01/23/2007 | Jim Rutz
    The incipient implosion of Islam -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Let me start you off with a brief, exciting story about a jailbreak in Iran that beats anything Hollywood will do this year. And it's all true! Read about it here. Now, that was just a quick peek at the human drama and divine power you never hear about – despite the millions of noisy words pouring out of the media on Iraq, Iran and the Islamic menace. Last February, Joel C. Rosenberg gave us another astonishing glimpse into the real Muslim world: Last week I took my wife and kids to see the...
  • "You Need A Holy Ghost Enema" (This is not a joke)

    01/18/2007 6:27:32 AM PST · by Gamecock · 30 replies · 999+ views
    I can't believe this loon. Titled Crazy Preacher Lady
  • Video: Peace midget serenades Reverend Jesse

    01/17/2007 10:52:06 AM PST · by libs_kma · 4 replies · 552+ views
    Hot Air ^ | 01/17/07 | Allahpundit
    He may not know who the leader of Iran is, but he knows his country classics. I like how his voice turns a little “black” at the very end, too. Not as black as, say, Al Gore’s, but it’s the racial-pandering thought that counts.
  • Time Sync #19: Torturing Telemarketers

    01/17/2007 7:31:55 AM PST · by RileyD, nwJ · 30 replies · 1,743+ views
    Network World ^ | 01/10/2007 | Mark Gibbs
    Mark Gibbs is one the best commentators on Network World via "Gearhead" and "Backspin", plus he answers my emails from time to time. From his Blogg on NW is a link to one of the funniest audio recordings I have ever heard. I thought I had some great replies to telemarketeers, but this wins outright. Listen and enjoy.
  • The Flag is Our Shepherd

    01/04/2007 11:00:57 AM PST · by rgrincon · 20 replies · 908+ views
    I Intend to Offend - Issue 1 | 01/02/2007 | Rebecca Rincon
    The Flag is Our Shepherd
  • Amazing Honda Advertisement

    01/03/2007 7:35:06 AM PST · by econjack · 13 replies · 825+ views
    n/a ^ | unknown | Honda
    This is a Rube Goldberg dream come true!!!! Be sure to read the info first, then watch the clip. And you thought those people that set up roomfuls of dominos to knock over were amazing. There are no computer graphics or digital tricks in the film. Everything you see really happened in real time exactly as you see it. The film took 606 takes. On the first 605 takes, something, usually very minor, didn't work. They would then have to set the whole thing up again. The crew spent weeks shooting night and day. By the time it was over,...
  • Monday Morning Grins: A few wacky photos (Heck, add your own captions!)

    12/11/2006 6:25:55 AM PST · by yankeedame · 10 replies · 1,080+ views
    From all over
    Gift shopping for the mother-in-law...Idea what means this have no.Lenin makes a cast-iron claim to the newly developed CM (communist manifesto) throwPolice now targeting budgie smugglers.Ok...Don't let your tree's attention wanderSingle white Linux admin seeks someone...anyone!Sign in resturant in Japan. For the adventurous...There's a wight way and a...Blue Sky passengers not happy about carrion restrictionsAnd on the eighth day He created beer...
  • How NOT to Rob a Liquor Store (HILARIOUS VIDEO!!)

    12/05/2006 11:41:30 AM PST · by areafiftyone · 42 replies · 1,514+ views
    Glumbert ^ | 12/6/06
    You just have to check out this video. It is hilarious! CLICK
  • New Topic Limitations (Vanity)

    10/12/2006 3:26:26 PM PDT · by DaveLoneRanger · 49 replies · 1,408+ views
    Observing today that we are now limited to four topic/category selections when posting an article. I post articles almost every day, and today was the first I've seen of this, so this was just put in place. This is less of a question than a notification. It's not an inconvenience to me, although I would like to know why. Did I miss a mod lecture?
  • Soldiers play chicken with Harrier jump jet (video)

    10/12/2006 7:15:56 AM PDT · by rawhide · 58 replies · 4,901+ views
    Daily Mail UK ^ | 10/12/2006 | Daily Mail
    Defence bosses dismissed footage of British soldiers apparently playing "chicken" with a low flying Harrier jump jet as servicemen "letting off steam". The 15-second video of the daredevil game was apparently filmed at Kandahar air base in southern Afghanistan. It showed one soldier standing with his back towards the horizon as the £40 million war plane approaches at high speed. The Harrier, capable of speeds of up to 660mph, can be seen and heard approaching as his colleagues behind the camera egg him on. But as it thunders just metres overhead the soldier glances over his shoulder and dives to...
  • Economy Remains Strong [Think incomes have fallen? Think again]

    10/12/2006 6:44:37 AM PDT · by 1rudeboy · 15 replies · 555+ views
    The Heritage Foundation ^ | 10. October 2006 | James Sherk
    Unemployment Is Low and Workers Are Sharing in Productivity Growth With the midterm elections barely a month away, the state of the economy has become an increasingly political issue. Many candidates have claimed that the economy is doing poorly and that growth has not been passed on to workers. In an election year, it’s expected that politicians will take some liberties with the facts. But, in the case of the economy, politicians should not get away with spinning gold into straw to score political points. While the economy is not doing as well as it did at the height of...
  • Video: South Park spoofs Truther morons

    10/12/2006 4:48:59 AM PDT · by PajamaTruthMafia · 89 replies · 4,656+ views
    Hot Air ^ | 10/12/06 | Hotair
    Good stuff, although when you’re aiming at a target this wide it’s hard to miss. Here’s a short edit. It picks up in the oval office, where Stan, Kyle, and a 911Truth idiot have been brought by the CIA after finding out too much. But what transpires there proves to be a ruse, and only later do they learn the shocking truth — that the Truthers themselves are part of the conspiracy. Which isn’t the first time that particular charge has been leveled, and won’t be the last.
  • MUST SEE! Airport Security Ad: Stop the Political Correctness Games

    10/10/2006 10:44:22 AM PDT · by Impeach98 · 54 replies · 4,894+ views
    Move America Forward ^ | 10/10/2006 | Melanie Morgan
    Melanie Morgan of Move America Forward here. We are continuing to step up our efforts to return this nation's focus to the war on terrorism. There are many fronts to that effort, including airport security. Here's our latest ad dealing with this issue. Please send this on to your friends. Post it on discussion forums. Email the link to your favorite talk radio hosts. VIEW THE NEW AD HERE
  • Minutemen Assaulted On Video

    10/05/2006 11:15:30 AM PDT · by Dumb_Ox · 50 replies · 2,937+ views
    Fox 31 News ^ | October 4, 2006 | Fox 31 News
    A Colorado group known as the Minutemen -whose aim is keeping an eye on illegal immigrants- says they were attacked. It was all caught on camera. Fox 31’s Jeremy Hubbard has the exclusive details.
  • O'Reilly: CBS News Allows Conservative Point of View & All Hell Breaks Loose (Columbine Dad)

    10/05/2006 7:14:21 AM PDT · by cgk · 63 replies · 3,818+ views ^ | 10-04-06 | Bill O'Reilly/Talking Points Memo/Brian Rohrbough
    EXCERPT: (BEGIN VIDEO CLIP)BRIAN ROHRBOUGH, FATHER: I am saddened and shaken by the shooting at an Amish school today and last week's school murders. When my son Dan was murdered on the sidewalk at Columbine High School on April 20th, 1999, I hoped that would be the last school shooting.Since that day, I tried to answer the question why did this happen? This country is in a moral free fall. For over two generations, the public school system has taught in a moral vacuum, expelling God from the school and from the government, replacing Him with evolution, where the strong...
  • Mob rule at Columbia University (Michelle Malkin: Video at Link

    10/05/2006 7:12:21 AM PDT · by Pyro7480 · 89 replies · 2,735+ views
    Michelle Malkin ^ | 10/5/2006 | various
    Minutemen Project co-founder Jim Gilchrist spoke at Columbia University tonight. He tried to speak, that is. During his remarks, a mob of students stormed the stage and sabotaged the event. Every Columbia U. alum should be assailing the administration. Gilchrist is owed an apology. This is a disgrace. The staff of the Blue and White, a Columbia Univ. undergrad magazine liveblogged it at "The Bwog" and took photos. Here's one: A bit of their report: STUDENTS WITH A BIG YELLOW SIGN JUST CAME ONTO THE STAGE. The sign says, "There are no illegals." Students rise en masse from the audience...
  • Future Democrat Chairmen Voting Against Gerry Studds' Censure

    10/04/2006 12:21:41 PM PDT · by GOPFlack · 55 replies · 3,218+ views
    Congressional Record | Self
    July 20, 1983, roll call vote 259, House of Representatives, Motion to Censure Congressman Gerry Studds (D-MA) - Following future Dem House Committee Chairs voting "no" - Conyers, Frank, Lantos, Miller, Obey, Rahall, and Waxman. Leadership voting "no" Hoyer Chair of DSCC, then House member, Schumer "no" Voted instead for a watered down reprimand.
  • Surprise! Young Democrats Busted Vandalizing for McCaskill (Watch Video!)

    10/04/2006 10:46:23 AM PDT · by areafiftyone · 6 replies · 651+ views
    Surprise! Young Democrats Busted Vandalizing for McCaskill Gee... is this surprising?The young unhinged hoodlums just can't help themselves. The kiddies are caught vandalizing for Claire McCaskill VIDEO IS HERESomewhere Howard Dean is smiling.
  • Gun Control Group Urges Americans to 'Ask More Questions'

    10/04/2006 10:20:47 AM PDT · by kiriath_jearim · 64 replies · 992+ views
    Cybercast News Service ^ | 10/03/06 | Susan Jones
    The recent spate of school shootings is fodder for gun control groups. Paul Helmke, president of the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, said on Monday it is "too easy" for children, teens, troubled adults, criminals and terrorists to get firearms in this country. There have been three school shootings in the past week, starting with the one on Sept. 26 in Bailey, Colo., where a disturbed man walked into Platte Canyon High School, held six female students hostage, eventually killing one of them as well as himself. Three days later, on Sept. 29, a 9th grader in Cazenovia, Wis.,...
  • Top 10 Democrat Sex Scandals in Congress

    10/04/2006 9:09:02 AM PDT · by GoBucks2002 · 92 replies · 10,432+ views
    Human Events ^ | 10/04/2006 | staff
    Information compiled from the Washington Post, “Congressional Sex Scandals in History,” and other sources. 10. Sen. Daniel Inouye. The 82-year-old Hawaii Democrat was accused in the 1990s by numerous women of sexual harassment. Democrats cast doubt on the allegations and the Senate Ethics Committee dropped its investigation. 9. Former Rep. Gus Savage. The Illinois Democrat was accused of fondling a Peace Corps volunteer in 1989 while on a trip to Africa. The House Ethics Committee decided against disciplinary action in 1990. 8. Rep. Barney Frank. The outspoken Massachusetts Democrat hired a male prostitute who ran a prostitution service from Frank’s...

    09/29/2006 10:10:24 AM PDT · by Sabramerican · 27 replies · 1,905+ views
    NY Post ^ | 9/29/2006 | Page6
    DAVID Letterman had a gay ol' time ....sending up former New Jersey Gov. Jim McGreevey and his warts-and-all bio, "The Confession," which chronicles his secret homo sexual life. Letterman's Top-10 chapter titles for McGreevey's tome: 10) "The Day I Got Caught Governing Myself;" 9) "How to Pretend to Like Girls for 47 Years;" 8) "From Schwar zenegger to Pataki: Governors I'd Like to Oil Up;" 7) "Another Confession - I Can't Resist Entenmann's Pound Cake;" 6) "At First I Just Thought I Was Bipartisan;" 5) "The New Jersey Budget Crisis - What Would Judy Garland Do?;" 4) "A Look at...
  • Myth Busting on NSA Surveillance

    09/29/2006 9:26:08 AM PDT · by bobsunshine · 21 replies · 890+ views
    Strata-Sphere ^ | September 29, 2006 | A J Strata
    I guess we need to inform the country about some of the realities of the NSA Terrorist Surveillance Program (TSP) and what is possible and not possible to resolve all the concerns for privacy protections. I say this because the house just passed a good bill on the NSA TSP. This topic is especially important in light of some leftwing prosecutorial abuse against a Rep Candidate for AG in NY who has had her phone monitored for discussing ways to catch her cheating husband publicized - we can be voyuers against Reps but it is unconstitutional to monitor terrorists contacting...
  • Braggadocio: Bill Clinton Admits to Serious Violation of Law

    09/29/2006 7:40:12 AM PDT · by ZGuy · 59 replies · 2,641+ views
    Human Events ^ | 9/29/6 | Oliver North
    "I worked hard to try to kill him. I authorized a finding for the CIA to kill him. We contracted with people to kill him. I got closer to killing him than anybody has gotten since." -- William Jefferson Clinton, Sept. 24, 2006 Now there's a passage for the next edition of "Bartlett's Familiar Quotations"! It was a stunning, blatant confession -- made in the midst of a heated exchange on FOX News Sunday with Chris Wallace -- that as president, Clinton sanctioned the assassination of Osama bin Laden. To put this little piece of braggadocio in context, it should...
  • Malkin Derangement Syndrome

    09/29/2006 6:38:51 AM PDT · by Republican Red · 109 replies · 4,639+ views
    I have blogged before about the obsessed UNC professor Eric Muller. He and his friends at Wonkette have sunk to a new low (Guess insulting me with ping-pong ball jokes wasn't enough). As a response to my column this week on Charlotte Church, they post a picture of a woman in a bikini that they claim is me (I wish I looked that good in a bikini): The idiots are so blinded by hate they can't see a two-bit Photoshop from some hater's bogus Flickr site? And they couldn't bother to ask me before attempting to embarrass me and calling...
  • Snipers Having Deadly Effect on Insurgents (WARNING!Graphic Photo! Don't Click If Squeamish!)

    09/28/2006 1:14:23 PM PDT · by areafiftyone · 15 replies · 1,180+ views
    As I reported earlier, snipers have been deployed to Iraq to discourage insurgents from getting within rocket-propelled grenade (RPG) range. This is what happens to insurgents who get too close. I've blurred the gruesome wound suffered by the insurgent. Insurgent killed by sniper The snipers were deployed with M-14 rifles which have an effective range of about 800 meters. RPGs are only effective at up to 400-500 meters. I believe this insurgent, however, was actually killed with this weapon: Barrett "Light Fifty" Model 82A1 The .50 caliber Barrett has an effective range of 1800 meters. Update: Use of .50...
  • Clinton tried to kill Santa: video

    09/27/2006 9:14:47 AM PDT · by lowbridge · 28 replies · 1,860+ views
    youtube ^ | September 26, 2006
    Clinton claims to have killed santa in this parody on the Tonight Show on Sep 25, 2006. (The footage of Bill Clinton is taken from his interview with Chris Wallace of Fox News Channel on Sep 24, 2006.)
  • 7-Eleven Dropping Venezuela-Backed Citgo

    09/27/2006 9:26:22 AM PDT · by zek157 · 131 replies · 4,530+ views
    Yahoo ^ | 9/27 | AP
    AP 7-Eleven Dropping Venezuela-Backed Citgo Wednesday September 27, 12:16 pm ET 7-Eleven Dropping Venezuela-Backed Citgo As Its Gasoline Supplier DALLAS (AP) -- Convenience store operator 7-Eleven Inc. is dropping Venezuela-backed Citgo as its gasoline supplier at more than 2,100 locations and switching to its own brand of fuel. The retailer said Wednesday it will purchase fuel from several distributors, including Tower Energy Group of Torrance, Calif., Sinclair Oil of Salt Lake City, and Houston-based Frontier Oil Corp.
  • Sweet Rosie O'Donnell (Christians = Taliban)

    09/27/2006 9:38:30 AM PDT · by 2banana · 38 replies · 1,627+ views
    Lahontan Valley News ^ | September 25, 2006 | Glen McAdoo
    Sweet Rosie O'Donnell September 25, 2006 By Glen McAdoo It would appear that TV personality Rosie O'Donnell has created quite a storm with her remarks comparing radical Christianity with radical Islam. To quote her exactly, she said, "Radical Christianity is just as threatening as radical Islam in a country where we have separation of church and state." One could defend Rosie if she had stopped there. She has plenty of supporters when it comes to defending this country against radical, and I stress radical, Christianity that would turn this democratic republic into a theocracy. But when she said the war...
  • Eminent Domain Animation - Funniest thing Ive ever seen

    09/27/2006 7:33:13 AM PDT · by lward99 · 16 replies · 1,146+ views
    Property Bill of Rights ^ | 9/27/06 | DON CHAIREZ
    A group named PISTOL - Peoples Initiative to Stop the Taking of Our Land who is trying to pass the Property Bill of Rights ballot iniative in Nevada just released the best animation EVER! - I mean it, this is hysterical. An absolute MUST SEE!
  • “Hot & Cold Media Spin: A Challenge To Journalists Who Cover Global Warming

    09/26/2006 12:52:04 PM PDT · by MNJohnnie · 16 replies · 832+ views
    US Senate Web Site ^ | 09-25-06 | SENATOR JAMES INHOFE
    SENATE FLOOR SPEECH DELIVERED MONDAY SEPTEMBER 25, 2006 SENATOR JAMES INHOFE CHAIRMAN, SENATE ENVIRONMENT AND PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE I am going to speak today about the most media-hyped environmental issue of all time, global warming. I have spoken more about global warming than any other politician in Washington today. My speech will be a bit different from the previous seven floor speeches, as I focus not only on the science, but on the media’s coverage of climate change. Global Warming -- just that term evokes many members in this chamber, the media, Hollywood elites and our pop culture to nod...
  • Wake-Up, Europe ! And coming to America. Amazing video.

    09/26/2006 12:37:41 PM PDT · by JingoJim · 18 replies · 866+ views Speaks for itself.
  • Theories differ on gas price drop [TEXAS]

    09/26/2006 11:17:46 AM PDT · by Dubya · 31 replies · 1,140+ views
    From Staff and Wire Reports ^ | September 26, 2006 | From Staff and Wire Reports
    LEWISVILLE — North Texas motorists can't help but notice that the price of gasoline has plunged below the $2 mark at some area pumps. Drivers at a RaceTrac station near Interstate 35E in Lewisville early Tuesday morning were surprised but delighted to be pocketing some extra change after a fill-up. The price per gallon is 50 cents less than it was just a month ago. But is the drop due to the end of the summer driving season, or something else? According to a new Gallup poll, 42 percent of respondents agreed with the statement that the Bush administration "deliberately...
  • Visual Spectrum, Stealthy Micro-UAV - Self-Powered BOOMERANG (with stabilized camera)

    09/26/2006 12:10:53 PM PDT · by gaijin · 53 replies · 3,809+ views
    VeraTech Aero Corporation ^ | 9-26-2006 | Dean A. Tangren, VeraTech CEO
    The ability of U.S. ground troops to safely navigate the gauntlet of the urban battlefield has been greatly enhanced through the development of the VeraTech Aero "Phantom Sentinel" line of Virtually Invisible VTOL UAV Surveillance platforms. The Phantom Series single blade rotorcraft has the ability to deliver close up, real time video intelligence within 75 feet of nearly any event and remain virtually undetectable to the human eye. Based on the concept of persistence of vision, the Phantom's single rotor blade has a center of rotation outside of the UAVs' physical fuselage. As the aircraft spins, it disappears from...
  • The ACLU's Christian view of war

    09/22/2006 7:09:59 AM PDT · by Alex Murphy · 3 replies · 253+ views
    News By Us ^ | Sep 22, 2006 | Robert E. Meyer
    In the Monday, September 18th addition of the USA Today, a Tennessee minister named Oliver Thomas wrote an op-ed column entitled "A Christian view of war." While Thomas expressed many sentiments worthy of consideration, he made a fundamental theological error in his analysis, which tends to be one of the integral components in delineating the ideology of the religious left from the religious right. Thomas chided Christians in America for forgetting Jesus' teachings from the Sermon on the Mount. Chief among them are "Blessed are the peacemakers," "Turn the other cheek," and "Pray for your enemies." Now, I don't fault...
  • GOP group's campaign ad says Democrats started KKK

    09/21/2006 6:07:24 PM PDT · by Aussie Dasher · 91 replies · 2,214+ views ^ | 22 September 2006
    ANNAPOLIS, Maryland (AP) -- A national black Republican group is running a radio advertisement accusing Democrats of starting the Ku Klux Klan and saying the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was a Republican, a claim challenged by civil-rights researchers. Lt. Gov. Michael Steele, the black Republican nominee for Maryland's open Senate seat, disavowed the ad Thursday as "insulting to Marylanders." He said his campaign asked the Washington-based National Black Republican Association to stop running it. At an event in Baltimore, Steele said, "I don't know exactly what the intent of the ad was" but that "it's not helpful to the...
  • CONCERN OVER RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN IRAQ - Senate October 1998 (signed by Kerry, Daschle and more !)

    09/21/2006 12:22:32 PM PDT · by French_for_Bush · 5 replies · 619+ views
    CONCERN OVER RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN IRAQ (Senate - October 09, 1998) HON. CARL LEVIN in the Senate October 9, 1998 Mr. LEVIN. Mr. President, today, along with Senators McCain, Lieberman, Hutchison and twenty-three other Senators, I am sending a letter to the President to express our concern over Iraq's actions and urging the President `after consulting with Congress, and consistent with the U.S. Constitution and laws, to take necessary actions (including, if appropriate, air and missile strikes on suspect Iraqi sites) to respond effectively to the threat posed by Iraq's refusal to end its weapons of mass destruction programs.' At...
  • American Muslims Accept the Pope's Apology (and say they cannot control world bretheren)

    09/20/2006 12:59:59 PM PDT · by gopwinsin04 · 37 replies · 1,118+ views
    The American Muslim ^ | sept 20, 2006 | Iftekhar Hai
    Posted Sep 20, 2006 • Permalink • Printer-Friendly Version -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- American Muslims Accept Pope’s Apology United Muslims of America Interfaith Alliance (UMAIA) It is time to move on. We take Pope Benedict’s apology seriously and we urge American Muslims to take leadership positions to condemn religiously motivated violence and work more deligently for building inter-religious cultures of peace and healing. We deeply regret the violence and the loss of life that has occured. This is not acceptable. We also accept our inability to control the actions of 1.3 billion Muslims spread all over the world. Iftekhar Hai President, UMA Interfaith...
  • Immigration argument is set to country music["So Long, Texas — Hello, Mexico"]

    09/20/2006 11:55:50 AM PDT · by SwinneySwitch · 10 replies · 3,412+ views
    San Antonio Express-News ^ | 09/20/2006 | Hernán Rozemberg
    Illegal immigration has gone country. While politicians in Washington continue their months-long slog to reach a compromise on a proposal overhauling the country's immigration system, a pair of veterans in the Central Texas country music scene hope their latest collaboration at least may serve as educational entertainment for a desperate public still longing for changes. It remains to be seen if the nascent effort will draw national attention, but it seems to have captivated folks in the Waco area in less than a week. The song, "So Long, Texas — Hello, Mexico!" has drawn interest not just in Waco but,...
  • What is the Constitution of the U.S. and how do you defend it?

    09/19/2006 12:24:56 PM PDT · by LuxMaker · 72 replies · 1,298+ views
    Those of us who have served in the U.S. military are familiar with the oath "I, _____, do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same; and that I will obey the orders of the President of the United States and the orders of the officers appointed over me, according to regulations and the Uniform Code of Military Justice. So help me God." (Title 10, US Code; Act of 5 May 1960 replacing the wording...
  • Text Of President Bush's U.N. Address

    09/19/2006 10:48:21 AM PDT · by jdm · 51 replies · 1,687+ views
    Turkish Press ^ | Sept 19, 2006
    The text of President Bush's address Tuesday to the General Assembly at the United Nations, as transcribed by CQ Transcriptions: BUSH: Mr. Secretary General, Madam President, distinguished delegates, and ladies and gentlemen, I want to thank you for the privilege of speaking to this General Assembly. Last week America and the world marked the fifth anniversary of the attacks that filled another September morning with death and suffering. On that terrible day, extremists killed nearly 3,000 innocent people, including citizens of dozens of nations represented right here in this chamber. Since then, the enemies of humanity have continued their campaign...
  • VANITY: Again, a Gathering Storm

    09/18/2006 9:06:04 AM PDT · by andy58-in-nh · 64 replies · 1,647+ views
    9/18/06 | andy58-in-nh
    The events of the past week, especially the predictable and violent reaction of radical Islamic opinion to the Pope’s remarks, have thrown into sharp relief the primary lines of battle of the coming war. And make no mistake: a world war is coming, as between Western civilization, represented primarily by the United States on one side, and the forces of radical Islam on the other. Of course (and as many of us are aware) numerous articles have already been written assuming the war has already begun, and quibbling over whether this is World War III or World War IV and...
  • 'Chatbot' king George looks for human friends on the internet

    09/15/2006 7:16:44 AM PDT · by Donna Lee Nardo · 40 replies · 1,295+ views
    Breit ^ | 9/15/06 | AFP
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