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  • Health care law's massive, hidden tax change( 1099's)

    05/05/2010 5:11:07 PM PDT · by US_MilitaryRules · 28 replies · 1,300+ views
    NEW YORK ( -- An all-but-overlooked provision of the health reform law is threatening to swamp U.S. businesses with a flood of new tax paperwork. Section 9006 of the health care bill -- just a few lines buried in the 2,409-page document -- mandates that beginning in 2012 all companies will have to issue 1099 tax forms not just to contract workers but to any individual or corporation from which they buy more than $600 in goods or services in a tax year.

    04/22/2010 10:44:50 PM PDT · by Milagros · 132+ views
    LEADING APARTHEID AND OPPRESSOR OF THE WORLD SETS UP "HUMAN RIGHTS" DIV. [OIC], LOL This BITTER JOKE is in the news: Major Muslim group sets up human rights division 22 Apr 2010 ... The Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) has announced it is setting up a special division that will deal with human rights. The regionalization of minority rights is most advanced within the West, in Europe and the Americas, By contrast, there is virtually no enthusiasm in Asia or the Arab/Muslim world to defelop regional norms on minortitiy rights. The whole issue remains essentially a taboo topic in...
  • Supreme Court could hear anti-gay flyer case (ordered to pay $17,500 for hurting feelings)

    04/20/2010 9:44:51 PM PDT · by Maelstorm · 25 replies · 822+ views ^ | April 19, 2010 | Gens Hellquist
    The Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission (SHRC) has announced that it will be seeking leave to appeal the Bill Whatcott decision to the Supreme Court. In 2005, a Saskatchewan Human Rights Tribunal ruled that Whatcott had violated the Saskatchewan Human Rights code and ordered him to pay $17,500 to the four people who had filed complaints to compensate for "loss of their dignity, self-respect and hurt feelings." The four complainants, Guy Taylor and James Komar of Saskatoon, and Kathy Hamre and Brendan Wallace of Regina, filed their complaints after receiving anti-gay flyers in their mailboxes or slipped under the door of...
  • Have you had IRS problems?

    04/07/2010 10:18:39 AM PDT · by Cowman · 15 replies · 821+ views
    Self | 07APR2010 | Self
    I posted a somewhat shorter version of this in a previous thread. I have been asked to expand it to a full post. Americans are now working their way through their tax forms and making valiant attempts to avoid using “colorful” language in reference to the tax people. For you this is a warning. If you have never had problems with the IRS you are very fortunate but rest assured you are in their crosshairs. The following is an experience I have had with the friendly, accessible government services that will be the template for the ever expanding O-care bureaucracy....
  • Chavez Critic to Face Prosecution

    03/22/2010 10:47:52 PM PDT · by John Semmens · 4 replies · 165+ views
    A Semi-News/Semi-Satire from AzConservative ^ | 20 March 2010 | John Semmens
    Venezuela’s government is filing charges against regime critic former Governor Oswaldo Alvarez Paz. The move comes after Alvarez said on a television program that “the country has become a haven for drug trafficking.” For these remarks Alvarez is being charged with “spreading false information and publicly inciting disrespect for duly elected authorities.” The fact that Venezuela has no law, per se, against criticizing the government is not expected to deter Chavez from going after Alvarez. “The law cannot anticipate all contingencies,” Chavez explained. “Sometimes we discover that a wrong has been committed before we have made a law against it....
  • Beware the Fury of a Patient Man

    03/21/2010 9:07:13 PM PDT · by stolinsky · 24 replies · 589+ views ^ | 03-22-10 | stolinsky
    It is unwise to give people the idea that they have nothing to lose. Lincoln said, “Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.” Our politicians are failing that test shamefully, and it is up to us to send them the report card. We hope they will get the message from the 2010 and 2012 elections, so that my dream will remain only a dream, and not become a real nightmare when the patient people lose their patience.
  • Thugs in Washington

    03/15/2010 10:29:04 AM PDT · by ezfindit · 5 replies · 530+ views
    LifeSiteNews via CDS ^ | 3/12/2010 | Steve Jalsevac
    When human life is measured only by its cost, then you know there are wider and very concerning implications about what such people believe and will do. We are seeing the Obama Democrats come out these past few days revealing, more explicitly than ever before, their true nature of being political thugs. All stops are being pulled to ram their health care legislation through – no matter how much the American public opposes it, no matter how much they have to lie and trash the constitution and legislative traditions, and no matter how much they have to bribe or threaten...
  • Genocide Kings

    02/26/2010 12:03:25 PM PST · by TiffanyForFreeIran · 4 replies · 249+ views
    2/26/10 | Tiffany Faith Lane
    So here we are in 2010 with all these damned “Rights”. The problem with Rights for Terrorists is just tying our hands together against the Dictators and Genocide Kings of this planet. Genocide Kings – Like Mahmoud Ahmadinejad who is allowed to hang, rape, imprison, torture, mutilate, and kill anyone who protests his Dictatorship. Anyone who dares to want to have freedom, right to bare arms, freedom of speech or choose their own religion is a Bad Outcast and must be killed or shut down. Excuse me; Mr. President; this is too much. We as a Free Nation Must care...
  • Incredible!! Iran To UN, "Our Human Rights Record is Great" Leftists Agree

    02/16/2010 5:41:27 AM PST · by Shellybenoit · 2 replies · 154+ views
    The Lid/CNS NEWS ^ | 2/16/2010 | The Lid
    While Iran's regime bloodies its dissidents, hangs homosexuals, presses women, the nuclear weapons-loving mullahs are seeking a treat for themselves at the United Nations. Iran is running for a seat on the U.N. Human Rights Council. And at the same time they are defending their own human rights record to the council. I am not sure what kind of rationale they can use (maybe Ahmadinejad can say he calls his mom every day), but in the end may not need it. The oppressive state got much support from some of its friends such as Nicaragua and Cuba. The events once...
  • No Valentine's: Saudi religious police see red

    02/15/2010 5:12:19 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 17 replies · 564+ views
    One News Now ^ | February 14, 2010 | Associated Press
    RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - Saudi Arabia has launched a nationwide crackdown on stores selling items that are red or otherwise allude to the banned celebration of Valentine's Day. A Saudi official says the feared religious police are inspecting shops for red roses, heart-shaped products or gifts wrapped in red, and ordering storeowners to get rid of them. Red-colored or heart-shaped items are legal at other times of the year, but as Feb. 14 nears they become contraband in Saudi Arabia...
  • Haiti’s real crisis is poverty (Ya THINK?)

    01/22/2010 6:25:32 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 30 replies · 772+ views
    The DC ^ | January 21, 2010 | Ian Vasquez
    Haiti’s humanitarian disaster has rightfully elicited an outpouring of support from around the world. But the tragedy should also elicit outrage because the massive destruction, suffering and loss of life were largely avoidable. Natural disasters, such as hurricanes and floods that have regularly afflicted Haiti, have plagued mankind throughout history. As the world has become wealthier, the ability to cope with such calamities has grown; annual deaths due to such disasters have declined by 96 percent since the 1920s. Economic growth has made it possible for countries around the world, increasingly including developing nations, to mitigate damage done by “acts...
  • How to get OUT from under the Oppression

    01/14/2010 10:56:41 AM PST · by TheDailyChange · 3 replies · 642+ views
    The Daily Change ^ | 01142010 | TDC
    I know this is easier said than done, however, it must be done if you want to get yourself out from under the Oppression. If you want to reduce your exposure to being forced to pay for programs that you feel are un-american and un-fair you must begin (if you have not already) to do the following.
  • Iran Says West Instigates Protests

    01/04/2010 11:42:47 AM PST · by John Semmens · 1 replies · 222+ views
    A Semi-News/Semi-Satire from AzConservative ^ | 2 January 2010 | John Semmens
    The Iranian Government’s Foreign Ministry spokesman, Ramin Mahmanparast, blamed recent street violence in his country on “Western instigators.” “The modern media allow our nation’s young people to be constantly exposed to the most vile influences of infidel culture on a daily basis,” Mahmanparast complained. “We cannot control what they see and hear. Anyone can turn on the Internet and have their minds polluted.” “Women are particularly vulnerable,” Mahmanparast contended. “Their naturally weaker minds are dazzled by the West’s material abundance and the elevated status enjoyed by females in that depraved culture. Devotion to God and family, obedience to their fathers...
  • Iran Accuses West of Instigating Violent Protests

    12/29/2009 10:28:53 AM PST · by EagleUSA · 7 replies · 486+ views
    Fox News ^ | 12/29/2009 | Associated Press
    TEHRAN, Iran — Iran on Tuesday accused Western countries of fomenting deadly anti-government protests in the capital this week and said it was summoning Britain's ambassador to file a complaint. The comments by Foreign Ministry spokesman Ramin Mahmanparast added to growing tensions between Iran and the West, which is threatening to impose tough new sanctions over Iran's suspect nuclear program and has criticized the violent crackdown on anti-government protesters in Tehran. Iran has said as many as eight people were killed in Sunday's clashes in Tehran. There was no serious violence reported Tuesday, but opposition Web sites said several activists...
  • Congressman Wants Critic Jailed

    12/20/2009 9:55:13 AM PST · by John Semmens · 30 replies · 1,329+ views
    A Semi-News/Semi-Satire from AzConservative ^ | 19 December 2009 | John Semmens
    Representative Alan Grayson (D-Fla) has filed a complaint with U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder demanding that a pesky critic of his be prosecuted. The critic is one Angie Langley—originator of a web site called “” “It’s a sad day for America when a nobody like Ms. Langley can harass a member of congress with impunity,” Grayson complained. “People should be taught respect for those of us who govern them. We shouldn’t have to endure the kind of round-the-clock mockery being dished out by the people who live under us.” The basis for Grayson’s contention that Langley ought to go to...
  • Saudi Arabia, Egypt among restrictive on religion - study

    12/17/2009 3:55:59 AM PST · by knighthawk · 2 replies · 272+ views
    Reuters ^ | December 16 209 | Ed Stoddard
    DALLAS (Reuters) - U.S. allies Saudi Arabia and Egypt are among 10 mostly Muslim nations whose governments impose the most curbs on religion, according to a report on Wednesday by the Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life. Afghanistan's government also ranked poorly, highlighting a potentially sensitive diplomatic flashpoint as President Barack Obama sends more U.S. troops to the Central Asian country to quell a growing insurgency. The Pew report says nearly 70 percent of the world's 6.8 billion people who live in countries that have severe restrictions on religion.
  • China: Tibetan singer Tashi Dondrup arrested over 'subversive' CD

    12/07/2009 8:03:02 AM PST · by TigerLikesRooster · 7 replies · 298+ views
    The Times (UK) ^ | 12/04/09 | Jane Macartney
    December 4, 2009 Tibetan singer Tashi Dondrup arrested over 'subversive' CD Tashi Dondrup: CDs sold out quickly Jane Macartney in Beijing Chinese authorities have arrested a popular young Tibetan singer, accusing him of composing subversive songs. Tashi Dondrup was detained yesterday afternoon while in hiding in the western city of Xining, capital of Qinghai province, where he had taken refuge after the authorities banned his music. The 30-year-old professional singer released an album titled Torture without Trace last month, sources told The Times. It comprises 13 songs expressing nostalgia for the exiled Dalai Lama and remembering the crackdown that followed...
  • Highest Authority in N. Korea Authorizes Firing On All Citizens Attempting to Leave By China (VIDEO)

    12/05/2009 4:53:53 PM PST · by AmericanInTokyo · 68 replies · 3,887+ views
    JNN News (Television) from Japan ^ | 6 December 2009 | AmericanInTokyo
    This is a short video clip of the top news from the major Japanese JNN Network today. The link is to a Japanese news page on Yahoo!Japan; one just needs to click the arrow to stream the report.Before streaming, please note:-Not all PC/Mac systems can stream the video but most can.-The video may be up for only a few more hours. Then (usually) the links go down. Please see while you can.-You may need to have Microsoft Silverlight installed on your machine.The horrid news report about North Korea, in Japanese, is HERE.And HERE is a clip of what the...
  • Democrats Face Electoral Backlash After Health Care Vote, Top Republican Warns

    11/08/2009 5:15:52 PM PST · by EagleUSA · 29 replies · 1,915+ views
    Fox News ^ | 11/08/2009 | AP/Fox News
    Democrats will pay at the polls for their vote in favor of a sweeping health care reform package Saturday night, a top House Republican warned, while Democrats cheered the bill's narrow approval as a historic achievement. Rep. Mike Pence, R-Ind., chairman of the House Republican Conference, told "Fox News Sunday" that the vote proved Democrats have not listened to American concerns about over-spending, bailouts and government takeovers. "The message from last night is that the Democrats didn't get the message in August or last Tuesday," Pence said, referring to the town hall meetings over the summer where members of the...
  • Award-winning Cuban blogger says she was beaten, detained

    11/08/2009 12:11:30 AM PST · by chuck_the_tv_out · 8 replies · 573+ views
    AFP ^ | 7 Nov | Not given
    <p>HAVANA - Secret police agents abducted and beat award-winning blogger Yoani Sanchez, whose online reports chronicle the dark side of everyday life in communist Cuba, on her way to a march for non-violence, she said Saturday.</p> <p>Three agents in street clothes snatched her and friend Orlando Luis Pardo off the street in the Havana district of Vedado.</p>
  • Fall Of The Wall? U.S. Sends Regrets

    11/04/2009 4:18:56 PM PST · by raptor22 · 30 replies · 2,127+ views
    Investors Business Daily ^ | November 4, 2009 | IBD editorial staff
    Cold War: The White House has announced our absence at ceremonies marking the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. Meanwhile, Russia has been practicing a nuclear invasion of an abandoned Poland. The Berlin Wall has been a famous backdrop for American presidents sounding the battle cry of liberty in the struggle against tyranny. It was there that John F. Kennedy expressed our solidarity with the encircled residents of that outpost of freedom with his famous "Ich bin ein Berliner." And it was there that Ronald Reagan, with a defiant "Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall," voiced our...
  • Secret Service strained as leaders face more threats

    10/18/2009 7:53:10 AM PDT · by Ronbo1948 · 172 replies · 5,063+ views
    The Boston Globe ^ | October 18, 2009 | Bryan Bender
    WASHINGTON - The unprecedented number of death threats against President Obama, a rise in racist hate groups, and a new wave of antigovernment fervor threaten to overwhelm the US Secret Service, according to government officials and reports, raising new questions about the 144-year-old agency’s overall mission. The Secret Service is tracking a far broader range of possible threats to the nation’s leaders, the officials said, even as it also investigates financial crimes such as counterfeiting as part of its original mandate. The new demands are leading some officials, both inside and outside the agency, to raise the possibility of the...
  • 'They Live"...In D.C.

    10/07/2009 7:31:18 AM PDT · by Patriot1259 · 21 replies · 848+ views ^ | 10/07/2009 | Mike Baxter
    John Carpenter’s “They Live” is an interesting Sci-Fi film. Released in 1988, “They Live” chronicles a time where the American middle class is being reduced to poverty and the gap between the Haves and Have-nots is greater than ever before. In Carpenter’s tale, the downturn of America’s working class is the result of a well planned strategy created by an invading skull-faced civilization from another planet, and a coalition of the elite, most powerful businessmen and politicians on Earth. Not surprisingly the general public is kept in the dark through a constant stream of subliminal signals, stealthy messages and propaganda...
  • White House Threatens to Prosecute Private Medicare Companies for Warning Seniors of Cuts

    09/25/2009 4:14:01 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 64 replies · 2,946+ views
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 9/25/09 | Kathleen Gilbert
    WASHINGTON, D.C., September 25, 2009 ( - The Obama administration has aroused a fierce First Amendment controversy after threatening companies selling private Medicare coverage not to tell their customers that current health care legislation would result in benefit cuts - or else face a lawsuit. The administration and Senate Democrats justify the move by saying the claim, spread by at least one such company, is patently false. Yet some say the administration is the one twisting the facts to help the unpopular legislation: critics note that even the head of the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office agrees that the legislation would...
  • Mr Obama.....Turn On This Water!.....NOW!

    09/19/2009 4:39:21 PM PDT · by curth · 50 replies · 2,548+ views
    A Time For Choosing ^ | SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2009 | Gary Jackson
    Turning the water off is not just bad politics, it’s an act of domestic terror. Former Fresno, California Mayor Alan Autry Forgive me if I am less than diplomatic here. I am not a fan at all of the radical environmental movement. I’m even less of a fan of radical, Big Government. Let’s cut to the chase here. The rabid environmentalists have destroyed the economy in the San Joaquin Valley of California. Not only have they destroyed the economy, they have destroyed the lives of tens of thousands of farmers, as well. According to the California Farm Water Coalition unemployment...
  • The health care madness worsens

    09/09/2009 3:21:56 PM PDT · by dvan · 4 replies · 624+ views
    Second Opinion Newsletter ^ | 9/9/2009 | Robert Rowen, M.D.
    If you have read my e-alerts the past several weeks, you're probably shocked at the plans our government has for our health care. As shocking as these plans are, what you're about to read could be the most shocking news yet. There's no conjecture in the following facts. The websites belong to the stated individual governments. The state of Massachusetts is in the process of passing a law that will mandate vaccines for the swine flu. This law, which you can read here:, requires total compliance with a state health "authority." According to this bill, they get to decide...
  • Childless man released from child support debt (after spending a year in jail)

    09/06/2009 1:22:50 AM PDT · by Chet 99 · 27 replies · 2,474+ views
    ATLANTA, Georgia (CNN) -- A Georgia man who spent a year in jail for nonpayment of child support -- despite the fact he has no children -- has been cleared of the debt, his attorney said Tuesday. Frank Hatley, 50, spent 13 months in jail for being a deadbeat dad before his release last month. A judge ordered him jailed in June 2008 for failing to support his "son" -- a child who DNA tests proved was not fathered by Hatley.
  • Obama: 'Judge Me By the People Who Surround Me'

    09/03/2009 11:10:08 AM PDT · by Welshman007 · 34 replies · 2,302+ views
    Columbia Conservative Examiner ^ | Sept. 3, 2009 | Anthony G. Martin
    During the 2008 Presidential campaign Barack Obama told audiences, 'Judge me by the people with whom I surround myself.' OK, we will. And that is precisely the problem with Obama. In order to understand Barack Obama one must look beyond the official, Congressional-approved Cabinet choices to the truckload of unofficial 'czars,' 'special advisor's,' and 'officers' he has chosen to come to the White House to have direct access to him.
  • Diversity Czar Threatens Free Speech

    08/31/2009 5:49:36 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 127 replies · 7,210+ views
    IBD Editorials ^ | August 31, 2009 | INVESTORS BUSINESS DAILY Staff
    1st Amendment: Mark Lloyd, a disciple of Saul Alinsky and fan of Hugo Chavez, wants to destroy talk radio and says free speech is a distraction. The new FCC diversity "czar" says Venezuela is an example we should follow.When Mark Lloyd was appointed July 29 as the chief diversity officer at the Federal Communications Commission, a nation focused on ObamaCare and a deteriorating economy took little notice. But as angry constituents flood town hall meetings and call in to talk radio, a man dedicated to silencing them sits at the right hand of the president. They share a common hero...
  • 3 Little Items that Add Up to One Big Obama Coup

    09/02/2009 1:12:00 PM PDT · by Welshman007 · 6 replies · 890+ views
    Columbia Conservative Examiner ^ | Sept. 2, 2009 | Anthony G. Martin
    Just 4 days prior to the massive citizen march on Washington on September 12 to protest government-run healthcare, high taxes,and runaway spending, Barack Obama will address all of the nation's school children. I would strongly encourage all parents to keep their children home from school on that day as a means of protest. Why would a President who is known for employing innovative means for propaganda set up a national address to school children just days prior to a citizen march that could garner over a million protesters?
  • The Marxist Roots of Black Liberation Theology

    08/30/2009 5:08:21 AM PDT · by kindred · 30 replies · 1,657+ views
    Action Institute ^ | April 2, 2008 | Anthony Bradley
    What is Black Liberation Theology anyway? Barack Obama's former pastor, Jeremiah Wright catapulted black liberation theology onto a national stage, when America discovered Trinity United Church of Christ. Understanding the background of the movement might give better clarity into Wright's recent vitriolic preaching. A clear definition of black theology was first given formulation in 1969 by the National Committee of Black Church Men in the midst of the civil-rights movement: Black theology is a theology of black liberation. It seeks to plumb the black condition in the light of God's revelation in Jesus Christ, so that the black community can...
  • Bill Granting President Authority to Shutdown Internet Advances

    08/29/2009 4:08:27 PM PDT · by John Semmens · 40 replies · 2,174+ views
    A Semi-News/Semi-Satire from AzConservative ^ | 29 August 2009 | John Semmens
    Legislation that would grant President Obama the authority to selectively shutdown Internet sites is advancing in the senate. The “Cybersecurity Act of 2009” would allow the President to “declare a cybersecurity emergency” relating to “non-governmental” computer networks and do whatever he feels is necessary to respond to the threat. Author of the bill, Senator Jay Rockefeller (D-WV), declared that “recent events surrounding ‘town hall’ meetings on the President’s health care plan emphasize the need for this legislation. As we saw, access to the Internet enabled rightwing fanatics to quickly and inexpensively alert cadres of sympathizers who turned out to disrupt...
  • Hey, let’s give Obama emergency control over the Internet

    08/28/2009 10:40:45 PM PDT · by RobinMasters · 10 replies · 785+ views
    Hot Air ^ | August 27, 2009 | ALLAHPUNDIT
    We’ve written about this before but the new and “improved” version of the bill’s just been leaked by Jay Rockefeller’s office. Remember the Bush years, when the Democrats ferociously opposed executive power? Good times. If you think they’ve changed now, wait and see what happens if/when the GOP takes back Congress. Article II fee-vah! A Senate source familiar with the bill compared the president’s power to take control of portions of the Internet to what President Bush did when grounding all aircraft on Sept. 11, 2001. The source said that one primary concern was the electrical grid, and what would...
  • Hate speech

    07/25/2009 10:45:13 PM PDT · by Gene the factory worker · 5 replies · 156+ views
    Thursday, July 23, 2009 A Canadian Horror Story We've been told by the Obama administration, as well as most of the Democratic party, that we need to be more like Canada, France and England, and follow their lead into "socialized" medicine!
  • Obama Defends “Science Czar”

    07/15/2009 11:33:22 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 13 replies · 951+ views
    A Semi-News/Semi-Satire from AzConservative ^ | 12 July 2009 | John Semmens
    President Barack Obama leapt to the defense of John Holdren, his new “Science Czar,” after critics raised concerns about policies Holdren recommended in a book he co-authored 30 years ago. In the book Ecoscience: Population, Resources, Environment, Holdren advocated a number of harsh measures he claimed should be undertaken by a “transnational planetary regime” in order to “save the planet.” Among the measures Holdren said should be implemented were “forced sterilization of persons who contribute to social deterioration,” mandatory abortions of superfluous persons,” and lowering the birth rate by “injecting infertility drugs into the public water supply.” The President characterized...
  • Let's Call Liberal Intention What It Is - Evil

    07/12/2009 10:20:46 AM PDT · by AmericaTalks · 45 replies · 1,014+ views
    America Talks ^ | 07/12/09 | David Zublick
    Oxford's dictionary defines evil as "profoundly immoral and malevolent." In taking a serious look at what Barack Obama and the Democrats in congress are doing to this nation, one must try to determine their intent. Many conservative pundits and talk show hosts have been postulating that although misguided and mistaken, the ideas being put forth by the liberals in Washington are well-intentioned. Whether it be raising taxes to pay for a massive boondoggle such as a nationalized health care system, cap and trade to save the planet from climate change, or genuflecting to our enemies in a vain attempt to...
  • The Uighurs’ cry has echoed round the world

    07/09/2009 12:05:27 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 27 replies · 1,007+ views
    The Times (UK) ^ | 07/09/09 | Rubiya Kadeer
    The Uighurs’ cry has echoed round the world The deaths in northwest China are, sadly, the inevitable result of the repression of Turkic peoples over six decades Rubiya Kadeer The massacre of Uighur demonstrators in the cities of Urumqi and Kashgar has been reported in every language, from English to Chinese to Portuguese to Arabic. While the intense repression against Uighurs is normally ignored by both the Chinese Government and the international media, the deaths of hundreds of protesters and the injuries of hundreds more has exposed the brutality of Chinese government actions toward Uighurs in a way that cannot...
  • Iran Protest Tribute (Michael Jackson)‘They don't really care about us’(Video)

    06/27/2009 2:58:54 PM PDT · by STE=Q · 14 replies · 1,461+ views
    You Tube ^ | June, 2009
    VIDEO: Iran Protest Tribute (Michael Jackson)"They don't really care about us"
  • News/Editorial RoundUp on Islamic (OPPRESSIVE) Republic of Iran June 19-24 2009

    06/24/2009 7:21:38 PM PDT · by Righting · 374+ views
    News/Editorial RoundUp on Islamic (OPPRESSIVE) Republic of Iran June 19-24 2009 Today Everyone is an Iranian American Thinker - Amil Imani - Jun 19, 2009 We must demand justice for our compatriots who are suffering under the yoke of Islamofascism in Iran. Iran's Pro-Democracy Protestors Call for Our Help Brussels Journal - Jun 22, 2009 The enemy of the pro-democracy protestors is not only an Islamofascist regime, it is an enemy intent on wiping Israel off the face of the earth, ... mccain on Iran: 'This Is About Human Rights and Values' FOXNews - Jun 23, 2009 This...
  • Where's Obama on Iranian (Islamic) oppression?

    06/23/2009 2:46:25 PM PDT · by Righting · 13 replies · 482+ views
    shorenewstoday ^ | June 23, 2009
    Where's Obama on Iranian oppression? Shore News Today - June 23, 2009 How much blood in the street, flowing from the bodies of pummeled protestors, will he tolerate before he condemns Iran’s dysfunctional and dangerous government in no uncertain terms? When will moral conviction trump nuanced strategies?
  • Govt. thugs invade Teheran homes at night (after marking them with paint) VIDEO

    06/21/2009 2:26:08 AM PDT · by SolidWood · 17 replies · 992+ views
    Youtube ^ | June 21, 2009 | CNN has an interesting thread. It was warned that the Baseej regime thugs would mark homes of suspected rebels with paint. People were tried to be warned to remove it ASAP. CNN has a night time video (the audio is more telling and shocking) of probably these marked homes being stormed by govt. thugs. VIDEO
  • Israeli respect for human rights and dignity in action - ZOT!

    06/19/2009 11:25:32 AM PDT · by Matthew Weaver · 18 replies · 826+ views
    Haaretz ^ | 19 June 2009 | Uri Blau
    Haaretz found [video clips] which Palestinians are seen being abused and humiliated by Border Police troops. The faces of the tormenters are rarely seen, and it's also not clear where the clips were filmed - but what is clear is the atmosphere in which this cruel theater is played out.
  • Obama Creates Thousands of New Jobs

    06/18/2009 7:02:20 PM PDT · by Hank Kerchief · 171 replies · 2,684+ views
    Independent Individualist ^ | 6/15/09 | Reginald Firehammer
    The jobs are risky, but very lucrative for those willing to take the risks, and require no previous experience or special training. Almost anyone with a driver's license (or at least the ability to drive) can do this job. How did Obama do it? What People Who Don't Smoke Look Like A recent Senate vote brought tobacco under the regulation of the FDA. The effort, spearheaded by Sen. Ted Kennedy, D-Mass., in the Senate and Calif. Democrat Henry Waxman in the House (no doubt because of their medical expertise—Kennedy, for example, is considered the government's chief expert on alcohol consumption)....
  • News RoundUp on Islamic (OPPRESSIVE) Republic of Iran June 13-15 2009

    06/15/2009 6:29:48 PM PDT · by Righting · 2 replies · 290+ views
    News RoundUp on Islamic (OPPRESSIVE) Republic of Iran June 13-15 2009Blood in TehranNewsweek - Tens of thousands march peacefully in Iran. But in the end... violent death. Vahid Salemi / AP By Maziar Bahari | Newsweek Web ... 12 students reported killed in crackdown after violent clashesU.TV - At least 12 people may have died in violent clashes with Iran's security forces following President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's disputed re-election, according to ... Lawmakers Urge Arrests After Tehran University Attack NASDAQ Students: It Seems That We Are All Alone The Weekly Standard rally in Tehran ended in bloodshed
  • The Walpin Story (Keeping score of the FOO)

    06/14/2009 6:51:53 AM PDT · by yoe · 18 replies · 1,164+ views
    Power Line ^ | June 13, 2009 | John Hinderaker
    If, like me, you haven't had time over the last few days to keep up with the story of Barack Obama's firing of Gerald Walpin, the Inspector General who has responsibility for the AmeriCorps program (Bruon York) will bring you up to speed. The story is an interesting one that sheds light on the lawless, bullying nature of the Obama administration. Walpin, who by statute is supposed to be independent of White House control, ran afoul of Obama because he investigated a charity operated by former pro basketball player Kevin Johnson, a prominent Obama supporter. The non-profit, St. Hope, received...
  • Catholic convent demolished in Vietnam

    06/08/2009 11:27:22 AM PDT · by bdeaner · 1 replies · 314+ views
    AsiaNews ^ | June 8, 2009 | J.B. An Dang
    The two-storey building was home to the Order of the Brothers of The Holy Family of Banam. Its altar and votive statues were thrown into a rubbish dump. Church properties are being seized by the authorities to be turned into hotels or tourist resorts. Catholic leaders lament the violation of religious freedom in the country. The monastery of the Congregation of the Brothers of The Holy Family of Banam (Frères de la Sainte Famille de Banam) has been demolished by government order, a spokesman for the diocese of Long Xuyen, capital of An Giang province, reported. As a result of...
  • A Reflection on D-DAY - A Spiritual Analogy

    06/06/2009 9:46:16 AM PDT · by The Ignorant Fisherman · 253+ views
    The Ignorant Fishermen Blog ^ | 6/6/09 | DJP I.F.
    On June 6, 1944, 150,000 Allied soldiers clambered aboard heaving landing craft and braved six-foot swells, waves of machine gun fire, and more than 6 million mines to claim a stretch of sand at a place called Normandy. Their mission was to carve out an Allied foothold on the edge of Nazi-occupied Europe for the army of more than one million that would follow them in the summer of 1944. This army would burst forth from the beachhead, rolling across Europe into the heart of Germany, liberating millions, toppling a genocidal regime and ending a nightmare along the way. But...
  • China since Tienanmen

    06/06/2009 3:43:43 AM PDT · by Scanian · 3 replies · 314+ views
    The American Thinker ^ | June 06, 2009 | Dennis Sevakis
    Twenty years after China turned away from democratization, that nation has emerged as a fearsome competitor for world economic dominance. The playing field, however, is not exactly level. The anniversary this week of a major event, such as the brutal killing of the pro-democracy demonstrators in Tiananmen Square by the Chinese Red Army, presents a sobering opportunity to reflect on the impact of such a despotic act. Reporter Claudia Rosett was in the square that fateful day, and in a Wall Street Journal piece shares what she saw at Tiananmen. The question occurs, however, as to how many in today's...

    05/30/2009 3:57:00 PM PDT · by Welshman007 · 86 replies · 4,252+ views
    The Liberty Sphere ^ | May 30, 2009 | Anthony G. Martin
  • Stories Requested from Freepers & Friends Who Moved to USA from Authoritarian Countries

    05/16/2009 8:49:17 PM PDT · by bootless · 146 replies · 3,807+ views
    self ^ | 05.16.09 | bootless
    Hello everyone, I'm working on a book about my passion (and, I think, yours): American exceptionalism through the eyes of immigrants who haven't always had the fortune of living in freedom. This book consists of first-person stories of Americans who lived under authoritarian regimes: Cuba, Eastern bloc countries (Poland, Russia/former USSR), Vietnam, Zimbabwe, Laos, and so on. Unfortunately, there are many, many such countries to choose from. The local talk station I listen to has broadcast calls from new Americans who came here for liberty, which they weren't accorded in their homeland. Every call I've ever heard from one of...