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  • Atheist professor: I will mock Christians but not Muslims because of 'straight up fear'

    11/04/2015 10:08:31 AM PST · by aimhigh · 34 replies
    Christian Examiner ^ | 11/03/2015 | Kelly Ledbetter
    "I absolutely agree that it is okay for those of the Left to critique, mock, [and] deride Christianity, but Islam gets a free pass," Zuckerman told "Which is so strange, because if you care about women's rights, if you care about human rights, if you care about gay rights, then you really... uh... then Islam is much more problematic." From a human rights perspective, Christian nations are among the most successful, yet Zuckerman said he would not criticize Islam for fear of execution. "As an atheist, where on planet Earth is the death penalty meted out to atheists? It's...
  • Amid Al-Shabaab terror threats officials reveal the FBI has been staging mock attacks in US malls

    02/27/2015 10:07:37 AM PST · by Nachum · 21 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 2/27/15 | Charlene Adams for MailOnline
    After a recent terror threat on an American mall, an official has revealed that the United States' Federal Bureau of Investigation has been staging mock attacks in U.S. shopping centers for nearly two years to test their readiness. The secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson recently warned shoppers at Minnesota's Mall of America to remain vigilant after a new terrorist video from Al-Shabaab -- An Al-Qaeda-linked militant group out of Somalia -- threatened an attack on the iconic mall. But, an official told CNN that the FBI has been preparing for such an attack for nearly two years, since the...
  • ...the FBI has been staging mock attacks in US malls for nearly two years to test readiness

    02/23/2015 4:36:59 PM PST · by Libloather · 19 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 2/23/15
    Amid Al-Shabaab terror threats officials reveal the FBI has been staging mock attacks in US malls for nearly two years to test readiness After a recent terror threat on an American mall, an official has revealed that the United States' Federal Bureau of Investigation has been staging mock attacks in U.S. shopping centers for nearly two years to test their readiness. The secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson recently warned shoppers at Minnesota's Mall of America to remain vigilant after a new terrorist video from Al-Shabaab -- An Al-Qaeda-linked militant group out of Somalia -- threatened an attack on the...
  • Piers Morgan Links to Fake News Report to Mock Sarah Palin

    10/27/2013 9:01:27 AM PDT · by Nachum · 28 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | 10/27/13 | Matt Hadro
    Piers Morgan used a fake news site to mock Sarah Palin on Twitter on Thursday. He linked to the satirical news site The Daily Currant saying that Palin claimed Jesus celebrated Easter. "And she's back!" Morgan gloated, with absolutely no mention that the article was fake. When critics told him the website was satire, Morgan answered that he knew it was. Yet he praised the notion that it was believable. "That's the beauty of it," Morgan wrote when someone tweeted that it was "hilarious even if its fake. Why? I believed it." That wasn't the first time Morgan has derided...
  • Free speech win! In response to rodeo clown crisis, Glenn Beck offers #MockObamaDay [pics]

    08/13/2013 9:27:31 AM PDT · by Lucky9teen · 24 replies
    As Twitchy reported, evidently a rodeo clown wearing an Obama mask must now be entered in the Handbook of Racial Code Words. Don an Obama mask to mock him? Not allowed. The always awesome Dana Loesch laid down the smack in epic style. The rodeo clown crisis was then averted when the Mo. State Fair permanently banned the Obama-mask-wearing clown. No, for reals. They did that. Enter #MockObamaDay:
  • Jewish Harvard Students Receive Mock Eviction Notices

    03/07/2013 5:31:08 PM PST · by Nachum · 44 replies
    inn ^ | 3/7/13 | Rachel Hirshfeld
    In Harvard University’s latest attempt to promote the delegitimization of the state of Israel, Jewish students in freshman and upper class dormitories received mock eviction notices in light of “Israel Apartheid Week”, which is currently being organized on college and university campuses worldwide. The campaign, organized by the Harvard Palestine Solidarity Committee, distributed notices at the beginning of March which read, “We regret to inform you that your suite is scheduled for demolition in the next three days”, a reference to the group’s views regarding Israel’s treatment of the Arab population. The Anti Defamation League (ADL) expressed outrage over the...
  • Iranian Official Mocks Netanyahu's UN Speech

    10/01/2012 11:11:17 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 25 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 30/9/12 | Elad Benari
    A senior Iranian foreign ministry official mocked on Sunday Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu's over his bomb diagram during his UN speech last week. Addressing a ceremony in Iran's southern city of Kangan on Sunday, Deputy Foreign Minister for Consular, Parliamentary and Expatriates' Affairs Hassan Qashqavi said, according to the Fars news agency, “The fake regime of Israel is mocked by everyone in the world today, although such cheap actions of the leaders of the occupying Zionist regime are nothing new.” He added that the Islamic Republic's dignity and might has angered Israeli regime officials so much that they show such...
  • Networks That Fawned Over Obama's World Tour Mock Romney's International 'Blunders'

    08/03/2012 8:35:19 PM PDT · by Rabin · 4 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | August 02, 2012 | Scott Whitlock
    Mitt Romney's week-long international trip resulted in unrelentingly negative coverage from the big three broadcast networks, a stark change from the glowing press awarded to then-candidate Barack Obama's world tour in 2008. While "MSM" pr0mod Obama rock star (from the Associated Press: "It's not only Obama's youth, eloquence and energy that have stolen hearts across the Atlantic...."), Romney endured a focus on gaffes and the trivial.
  • Be Treacher

    04/30/2012 6:59:14 AM PDT · by Mustang Driver · 2 replies
    Charleston (WV) Daily Mail ^ | April 25, 2012 | Don Surber
    Following the sudden death of conservative rabble-rouser Andrew Breitbart, bloggers began a Be Breitbart and I Am Breitbart campaign. But muck-raking sounds like a lot of hard work and not much fun. If I am going to be anyone, it is Jim Treacher. Sure. He has a lot of fun making fun of our 44th president. He was the one who pointed out, hey, Barry ate dog. Which is more important, slopping Solyndra or eating a dog 40 years ago? Solyndra, of course. But which is more fun to write about? I get angry when I think of Solyndra. When...
  • Palin to Boehner learn to fight like a Girl!

    04/20/2011 5:02:59 AM PDT · by Alaphiah123 · 348 replies · 1+ views
    Creating Orwellian Worldview ^ | 4/20/11 | Alaphiah
    Sarah Palin is the voice of America. She is the mother, the daughter and the wife of good and reason. If the feminine spirit and energies were put on earth to guide and protect humankind, that spirit and energy are embodied in Governor Palin. Gov. Palin delivered a speech on Madison Wisconsin’s “Tax Day Rally” April 16, 2011 which places her as the only previously elected official that is willing to articulate the Conservative cause and defend it against it’s Progressive enemies in government and media. First, I must confess that I was put off of Ms. Palin because of...
  • Open Mic Catches Reporters Mocking Sarah Palin (Contains link and excerpt)

    06/28/2010 4:11:33 AM PDT · by Enterprise · 59 replies · 1+ views
    MyFoxNewYork ^ | 27 June 2010 | Unknown
    NORTHAMPTON, Pa. (AP) - Several people were caught on an open microphone mocking Sarah Palin for delivering a "roller coaster" speech after she addressed California State University, Stanislaus last week, reported Sunday.
  • Nationalist Russian Israelis Mock Leftist Rally in Tel Aviv

    06/09/2010 6:03:12 PM PDT · by Nachum · 5 replies · 41+ views ^ | 6/9/10 | Malkah Fleisher
    A recent leftist rally against a Jewish presence in Judea and Samaria in Tel Aviv's Rabin Square was crashed by proud nationalist Russian Israelis who aimed at making a mockery of the event. Hundreds of people congregated on Saturday afternoon against Jewish Judea and Samaria, and in solidarity with Arab residents of Hamas-controlled Gaza and the recent terrorist-laden Gaza "aid" flotilla. The rally, called "The Government is Drowning Us All," was planned prior to the flotilla incident, but co-opted the issue on the day of the march
  • Rowan Williams, Chris Grayling, homophobia and synthetic outrage

    04/05/2010 12:20:59 PM PDT · by Maelstorm · 11 replies · 624+ views ^ | April 4th, 2010 | By Daniel Hannan
    When someone claims to have been “offended” by someone else’s remarks, he is usually grandstanding. Believe me: I’ve been on the receiving end of synthetic outrage more often than most. It’s one of the reasons I feel a certain kinship with Rowan Williams. ... It’s a similar story with the fabricated row about Chris Grayling’s belief that religious B&B owners should not be forced by law to let rooms to gay couples. Such hoteliers are guilty of bad business as well as bad manners: they are harming their profits for no good reason. But you don’t have to be anti-gay...
  • Easter prayer: “Begone Obama”

    04/01/2010 12:03:30 PM PDT · by Lucky9teen · 5 replies · 318+ views ^ | Thursday, April 1, 2010 | Judi McLeod
    Morning Blackberry messages from White House faith director Joshua DuBois notwithstanding, the main religion of President Barack (aka Barry Soetoro) Obama is the Mocking of America. Not only is the president with no past pulling the wings off the eagle called America, he seems to want us to know that he revels in it. Thanks to the British Mail online we found out early this Easter that Obama “worships with prayers sent to his trusty phone”. “He may be too busy to go to church as often as he would like. But President Obama can always find time to check...
  • Obama mocks Republicans over stimulus bill (video)

    02/08/2009 8:20:32 AM PST · by Askwhy5times · 36 replies · 860+ views
    The Intellectual Redneck ^ | February 8, 2009 | The Intellectual Redneck
    Obama mocks Republicans over stimulus bill (video) Obama said, "They did not send us here to get bogged down with the same old delay, the same old distractions, the same talking points, the same cable chatter." This is another example of Barack Obama's bipartisanship. Video from Your World with Neil Cavuto. Video is available at The Intellectual Redneck or direct from Fox (with commercial)
  • Iranians mock Holocaust on annual Jerusalem Day

    09/27/2008 12:30:13 PM PDT · by SkyPilot · 28 replies · 654+ views
    Breitbart ^ | 26 Sep 08 | None
    Iranians chanted "Death to Israel" on Friday as Islamist students unveiled a book mocking the Holocaust in an Al-Quds (Jerusalem) Day annual parade to show solidarity with the Palestinians. And in Gaza City, the Islamist Hamas movement that has ruled the impoverished Palestinian territory since June 2007 marked the day by calling for more suicide attacks on Israel. The book "Holocaust," published by members of Iran's Islamist Basij militia, features dozens of cartoons and sarcastic commentary. Education Minister Alireza Ali-Ahmadi attended the official launch of the book in Tehran's Palestine Square. The cover shows a Jew with a crooked nose...
  • Wasington Post Cartoon Mocks Sarah Palin's Faith

    09/21/2008 7:25:01 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 149 replies · 744+ views
  • Obama campaign ridicules McCain's Disability

    09/13/2008 5:40:19 AM PDT · by paulycy · 25 replies · 245+ views
    Right Wing News ^ | 9/13/08 | pauly cy
    Much has been discussed about John McCain not being able to use a computer and in an ad from the Barack Obama campaign (shown above) it says, "Can't send an email," referencing McCain. An article in from 2000, shows McCain cannot type on a keyboard. It took a blogger from The Corner less than a day to find an article in that references John McCain injuries from Vietnam, showing he cannot tie his shoes, comb his hair properly or "typing on a keyboard," stating it was because of his severe war injuries, which limit his ability to do...
  • Barack Obama mocks John McCain over progress of US economy

    04/19/2008 12:30:49 PM PDT · by Red Steel · 31 replies · 79+ views
    Telegraph ^ | 2:29am BST 19/04/2008 | Toby Harnden in Erie, Pennsylvania
    Barack Obama has mocked John McCain, the Republican he is vying to battle for the White House, as an out-of-touch insider who "thinks our economy has made great progress under George W. Bush" The Democratic candidate was speaking in Erie as he prepared to embark on a "whistle stop" train journey through Pennsylvania, hoping for an upset in the state in Tuesday's primary, equal to that achieved nationally by President Harry Truman when he recaptured the White House 60 years ago. In economically hit Erie in north-western Pennsylvania - considered Hillary Clinton country - Mr Obama sought yesterday to woo...
  • Obama turns table on Clinton [Mocks Hillary for supporting gun rights]

    04/13/2008 7:02:55 PM PDT · by Brilliant · 45 replies · 117+ views
    AP via Yahoo! ^ | 04/13/08 | BETH FOUHY
    STEELTON, Penn. - Democrat Barack Obama lashed out Sunday at rival Hillary Rodham Clinton, mocking her vocal support for gun rights and saying her record in the Senate and as first lady belied her stated commitment to working class voters and their concerns. "She knows better. Shame on her. Shame on her," Obama told an audience at a union hall here. The Illinois senator has spent three days on the defensive after comments he made at a San Francisco fundraiser were disclosed that suggested working class people are bitter about their economic circumstances and "cling to guns and religion" as...
  • Miller Pulls Logo From 'Last Supper' Advertisement (Keep Up the Pressure!)

    09/26/2007 7:59:15 AM PDT · by Pyro7480 · 110 replies · 697+ views ^ | 9/26/2007 | Randy Hall
    The Miller Brewing Company, a sponsor of this weekend's homosexual "leather" street fair in San Francisco, has asked to have its logo removed from an advertising poster that has offended some Christians. The advertisement portrays Christ and his disciples as half-naked sado-masochists. "While Miller has supported the Folsom Street Fair for several years, we take exception to the poster the organizing committee developed this year. We understand some individuals may find the imagery offensive and we have asked the organizers to remove our logo from the poster effective immediately," the company told Cybercast News Service on Tuesday. The group behind...
  • Aviano children go through mock deployment

    04/24/2007 5:49:54 PM PDT · by SandRat · 2 replies · 236+ views
    Air Force Links ^ | Airman 1st Class Justin Goodrich
    4/23/2007 - AVIANO AIR BASE, Italy (AFNEWS) -- Aviano Air Base children were painted in camouflage and went through a deployment line April 20 in an effort to show them what their parents go through. "Deployments for a child are a very depressing thing, and especially for particular ages who do not know how to deal with it," said Senior Master Sergeant John Roth, the base deployment coordinator. Aviano officials hold a mock deployment for children of deployed members twice a year to give them a taste of what their parents' experiences in Iraq and Afghanistan might be like. It...
  • Functional Family: Mock Theta Mystery Solved

    03/09/2007 4:28:42 PM PST · by blam · 8 replies · 751+ views
    Science News ^ | 3-9-2007 | Erica Klarreich
    Functional Family: Mock theta mystery solved Erica Klarreich A pair of mathematicians has solved a problem that had tantalized number-theory researchers for more than 8 decades. It is the so-called final problem of the legendary Indian mathematical genius Srinivasa Ramanujan. In the years before his death in 1920, Ramanujan studied theta functions, which are numerical relationships that show special symmetries. On his deathbed, Ramanujan wrote a letter to his British collaborator G. H. Hardy, in which he listed 17 complicated formulas for new functions. He called them mock theta functions because they had some properties similar to those of theta...
  • IL: School chief in trouble over mock film

    10/02/2006 11:16:08 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 4 replies · 380+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 10/2/06 | Megan Reichgott - ap
    CHICAGO - A suburban school superintendent says he was only trying to be funny when he took videotaped interviews with his new teachers, spliced in his own gag questions and made the faculty members look like killers, strippers and drug users. Now he could lose his job. "How do you like to unwind?" Bremen High School District Superintendent Rich Mitchell asks in the mock documentary that he later posted on the Internet. The tape cuts to a teacher who replies: "I enjoy a lot of leisure activities." "Such as?" Mitchell asks. "Killing," says the teacher. Mitchell asks another teacher: "What...
  • Mike Wallace Mocks Charlton Heston

    10/30/2005 8:00:21 AM PST · by JimRed · 19 replies · 1,123+ views
    e-mail Newsmax update | 10/30/2005 |
    Mike Wallace could be barred by his own network from covering gun-related stories on CBS News. The "60 Minutes" showboat correspondent appeared at a birthday party for columnist Art Buchwald -- a party that was also a fundraiser for the Brady Center, a prominent advocate of gun control laws. At the event Wallace showed a 47-second video of a past "60 Minutes" segment that, by Wallace's own admission, cast former NRA President Charlton Heston in a less-than-favorable light. In introducing the video, Wallace called Heston the "self-righteous enemy of the Sarah and Jim Brady bunch," according to a CBS News...
  • Iranian student is not afraid to mock the mullahs: Sean Penn

    08/27/2005 4:55:15 PM PDT · by F14 Pilot · 25 replies · 930+ views
    SF Gate ^ | Thursday, August 25, 2005 | Sean Penn
    After my brief photo op with Rafsanjani, I headed to the Univ. of Tehran, which on Sundays is in full swing. We hit the campus about lunchtime. There were many students, socializing, eating lunch, laughing. We approached a small group, a young man and two young women, sitting on a bench. "May we talk to you?" I asked. Hearing our English, the good-looking, angular young man turned to us, "Where are you from?" he asked. "The USA," I said. He responded, "The big evil, huh?" clearly mocking the mullahs who refer to the United States as the "Great Satan," and...
  • German prince accused of giving mock Nazi salute

    12/01/2004 7:03:30 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 11 replies · 1,887+ views
    Bakersfield Californian ^ | 12/1/04 | Tony Czuczka - AP
    BERLIN (AP) - Prince Ernst August of Hanover, the controversy-prone husband of Caroline of Monaco, allegedly gave the stiff-arm Hitler salute to an airport security guard during an argument, prosecutors said Wednesday. The security guard told police the dispute erupted when the prince resisted being checked before boarding a plane Nov. 24 at Hanover's Langenhagen airport, prosecutors in the city said. Ernst August allegedly shouted insults, then raised his arm in a Nazi salute, said a prosecutors' spokesman, Thomas Klinge. He said prosecutors were considering whether to charge the prince with verbally abusing the security agent and making an outlawed...
  • (President) Bush, (VP) Cheney Spar With Mock Debate Foes

    09/14/2004 6:55:22 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 19 replies · 744+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 9/14/04 | Scott Lindlaw - AP
    WASHINGTON - President Bush (news - web sites) and Vice President Dick Cheney (news - web sites) have been sparring with mock-debate partners since midsummer, getting ready for Democrats John Kerry (news - web sites) and John Edwards (news - web sites). In late July, Bush began practicing with Sen. Judd Gregg (news, bio, voting record), R-N.H., inside the White House residence, officials said Monday. Gregg also played Al Gore (news - web sites) in debate preparation in 2000. Cheney started debate rehearsal in early August, jousting with Rep. Rob Portman (news, bio, voting record), an Ohio Republican and longtime...
  • September 11th Cartoon on Al Jazeera

    09/11/2003 1:19:04 AM PDT · by John_11_25 · 22 replies · 929+ views
    Al (English) ^ | 11th Septermber | Al Jazeera
    Offensive Cartoon on AL Jazeera to mock the September 11th Anniversary.
  • Ba'ath Party Teacher Accuses 'War Crimes' British Colonel Of Staging Mock Execution

    05/22/2003 7:04:44 PM PDT · by blam · 7 replies · 341+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 5-23-2003 | Michael Smith
    Ba'ath Party teacher accuses 'war crimes' British colonel of staging mock execution By Michael Smith in Rumailah (Filed: 23/05/2003) The Ba'ath Party representative in the first town occupied by the Royal Irish Regiment is thought to be the source for four of the five allegations of "war crimes" made against Col Tim Collins. Ayoub Younis Nasser, the former headmaster of the al-Nukhaila school in Rumailah, 30 miles west of Basra, took his unsubstantiated claims further yesterday, claiming that Col Collins also subjected him and his son to a mock execution. Mr Nasser, who is now an ordinary teacher, alleged that...
  • Weary, Bush mocks reporter

    05/27/2002 8:41:17 AM PDT · by vannrox · 32 replies · 640+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | May 27, 2002 | By Bill Sammon
    <p>PARIS — President Bush yesterday derisively challenged press claims of widespread anti-Americanism in Europe and ridiculed an American TV correspondent for suggesting as much — in English and French — to him and French President Jacques Chirac.</p> <p>"So you go to a protest and I drive through the streets of Berlin, seeing hundreds of people lining the road, waving," Mr. Bush muttered to NBC News White House correspondent David Gregory during a joint press conference with Mr. Chirac.</p>