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  • Kabbalist fasted 3 days to prevent Clinton win

    11/10/2016 9:23:28 AM PST · by Mr. M.J.B. · 19 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 10/11/2016 | Staff
    Kabbalist fasted 3 days to prevent 'Amalek' Clinton from winning election, compares Trump to Cyrus the Great. He said that this election was an important step in the process of the redemption of the Jewish people and the world, just as the Six Day War was. He compared Trump to the ancient king of Persia, Cyrus the Great, who is remembered for allowing the Jewish people to return to the land of Israel and rebuild the Holy Temple after the Babylonian exile.
  • Maine police say 1 man killed in Calais fireworks accident (Darwin Award candidate)

    07/05/2015 8:20:51 AM PDT · by Bluewater2015 · 27 replies
    WGME 13 ^ | July 5, 2013 | N/A
    Devon Staples, 22, was killed in a bizarre incident that took place in a backyard as Staples and his friends were firing off fireworks. Investigators said Staples had placed the fireworks mortar tube on top of his head and set it off. The explosion caused a fatal head injury and he died instantly. Police said Staples had been drinking with friends at one of their homes on South Street
  • What a coincidence! Breitbart's coroner dead from arsenic poisoning?

    05/05/2012 1:43:03 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 55 replies
    RT ^ | 05/03/2012
    The unexpected death of conservative commentator Andrew Breitbart just got a whole lot more mysterious. Only two months after Breitbart’s passing, the coroner that investigated the cause of death may have succumbed to arsenic poisoning. Michael Cormier, 61, passed away on April 20, the Los Angeles Times reports this week. Although Cormier’s death is only being publicized now, the timing of actual passing actually came within hours of the release of the preliminary autopsy report of Breitbart. Commenting to the Times on the latest news, Lt. Alan Hamilton of the Los Angeles Police Department says that investigators have not ruled...
  • James Bond ditching the Martini 'shaken, not stirred' for Heineken

    04/04/2012 7:16:42 PM PDT · by Perdogg · 61 replies
    James Bond may no longer be ordering his signature Martini, "shaken, not stirred." Reports say Bond is switching to Heineken. Ad Age reports that Daniel Craig will reach for a Heineken rather than his trademark cocktail in a scene from the upcoming Bond movie "Skyfall," thanks to a deal Heineken USA has struck with the spy film franchise. Craig will additionally star in a commercial for the brew to run globally, created by Wieden & Kennedy Amsterdam with "Skyfall" director Sam Mendes serving as a consultant. Craig will also appear as Bond on special packaging for the beer
  • Michele Obama, Wooing The First Dresser

    02/12/2012 7:53:41 PM PST · by the invisib1e hand · 12 replies
    sunday times ^ | 21212 | By BEE-SHYUAN CHANG
    HE designers Carly Cushnie and Michelle Ochs, known professionally as Cushnie et Ochs, have been critical darlings ever since starting their business in 2009, just a few years out of college. They have been prominently featured in WWD and Vogue, have won prestigious honors, like the Ecco Domani Foundation Award, and were one of 10 finalists for last year’s CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Award. But even with that acclaim, they were still having trouble getting some prominent retailers to buy their clothes or even grant them a showing. Then Michelle Obama was photographed in one of their designs: a forest-green crepe...
  • From Israel: Let My People Go! ["Jews for Ron Paul"]

    12/31/2011 2:17:27 PM PST · by Dick Bachert · 29 replies
    Settlers of Samaria ^ | December 29, 2011 | Rafi Farber
    Lately I’ve been having trouble sleeping. I sit here in my living room in Karnei Shomron, Israel, on the 8th night of Chanukah, wondering what other miracles lay in store on January 3rd and in the months ahead. The name Ron Paul is constantly at my fingertips. I’ve typed it in so many times the past month it’s insane. I’m experiencing an excitement I’ve rarely ever felt, and I don’t even live in America anymore. During the last Republican debate I woke myself up at 3am Israel time to watch an 8pm EST live stream on YouTube, with no fatigue...
  • Mel Gibson And Joe Eszterhas To Collaborate On Film Telling Jewish Hero Judah Maccabee Story

    09/09/2011 6:34:32 AM PDT · by marshmallow · 34 replies
    Deadline New York ^ | 9/8/11 | Mike Fleming
    It’s a project that will have everybody in Hollywood and beyond talking. I’ve learned that Warner Bros has set up an untitled drama that teams Gibson and screenwriter Joe Eszterhas on the telling of the heroic story of Jewish warrior Judah Maccabee. Eszterhas will write the script, and I understand that Gibson will collaborate with him. Joe Eszterhas Judah Maccabee MovieMaccabee teamed with his father and four brothers to lead the Jewish revolt against the Greek-Syrian armies that had conquered Judea in the second century B.C. Gibson has the first option to direct but will definitely produce the film through...
  • Helen Of Oy!

    06/07/2010 5:15:58 PM PDT · by Nachum · 28 replies · 88+ views ^ | 6/7/10 | editor
    Anti-Semitism: With the state of Israel facing an existential threat, journalism's grand dame advocates ethnic cleansing as a Mideast solution. Liberal intolerance has come out of the closet. The "retirement" of Helen Thomas comes as no surprise. Neither did the remarks that prompted it. She's expressed such sentiments before, and her brethren in the White House press corps, which salivates over any politically incorrect utterance from the right, let her get away with it.
  • Jewish woman wins Arab poetry contest using pseudonym

    05/25/2009 1:40:36 PM PDT · by Nachum · 22 replies · 997+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 5/25/2009 | Toby Axelrod
    Using a pseudonym, a Jewish woman won an Arab poetry contest in Holland. Tuvit Shlomi, 28, who works at the Center for Information and Documentation on Israel and attends an Orthodox synagogue in The Hague, won the prestigious El Hizjra Prize, a poetry award designed to promote the culture of Arab immigrants to Holland, particularly those from Morocco.
  • Nostra Aetate [Catholic Magisterium Rejecting Collective Guilt of Jews]

    01/30/2009 11:48:38 AM PST · by Unam Sanctam · 8 replies · 358+ views
    Vatican ^ | 10/28/1965 | Vatican II Ecumenical Council
    True, the Jewish authorities and those who followed their lead pressed for the death of Christ;(13) still, what happened in His passion cannot be charged against all the Jews, without distinction, then alive, nor against the Jews of today. Although the Church is the new people of God, the Jews should not be presented as rejected or accursed by God, as if this followed from the Holy Scriptures. All should see to it, then, that in catechetical work or in the preaching of the word of God they do not teach anything that does not conform to the truth of...
  • Were Ahmadinejad's Ancestors Jews?

    01/27/2009 3:32:28 PM PST · by RedDogzRule · 12 replies · 1,817+ views
    Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty ^ | January 27, 2009 | Golnaz Esfandiari
    Mehdi Khazali, the son of the conservative Ayatollah Khazali, has written on his personal website that he recently learned that President Mahmud Ahmadinejad has Jewish roots. Khazali notes that Ahmadinejad changed his family name from Saburjian, and says that the origins of the Saburjian family in the town of Aradan should be investigated. Ahmadinejad's relatives had told Britain's "The Guardian" following his election that the family had changed its name for "a mixture of religious and economic reasons." "The name change provides an insight into the devoutly Islamic working-class roots of Mr. Ahmadinejad's brand of populist politics," journalist Robert Tait...
  • What do we? for this man doeth many miracles. John 11;46 (LDS Caucus)

    12/26/2008 4:13:19 PM PST · by restornu · 5 replies · 335+ views
    John 11 (excerpt) 46 But some of them went their ways to the Pharisees, and told them what things Jesus had done. 47 ¶ Then gathered the chief priests and the Pharisees a council, and said, What do we? for this man doeth many miracles. 48 If we let him thus alone, all men will believe on him: and the Romans shall come and take away both our place and nation. 49 And one of them, named Caiaphas, being the high priest that same year, said unto them, Ye know nothing at all, 50 Nor consider that it is expedient...
  • JFK Was Killed by the Zionist Lobby [over banks-Gold Sheckl coming]

    11/24/2008 5:51:11 PM PST · by SJackson · 83 replies · 1,550+ views
    MEMRI ^ | 11-24-08
    Syrian Economist Muhammad Sharif Mazloum: JFK "Decided to Establish Governmental Banks to Protect the Dollar... [For This,] He Was Killed by the Zionist Lobby" Following are excerpts from an interview with Syrian economist Muhammad Sharif Mazloum, on an October 10, 2008 Al-Kawthar TV program about the economic crisis.To view this clip on MEMRI TV, visit . "The Dollar Was Severed From Gold, And Became Subject To The Whims And Schemes Of The Zionist Lobby - Whose Goal Was, And Still Is, To Take Control Of The World's Gold... [and] To Enslave the Peoples"Muhammad Sharif Mazloum: "The economic crisis began...

    10/22/2008 5:47:39 PM PDT · by Calpernia · 225 replies · 9,011+ views
    Contrarian Commentary ^ | October 22, 2008 | Andy Martin
  • Sarah Palin Buchananite

    08/29/2008 4:20:29 PM PDT · by Thorin · 41 replies · 678+ views
    Taki's Top Drawer ^ | August 29. 2008 | Richard Spencer
    Very good news from The Nation: >Remember when Pat Buchanan ran a number of hard-right, fringe campaigns for president in the late 1980s, 1990s and 2000? Well, guess who was supporting him: From an AP report in 1999: Pat Buchanan brought his conservative message of a smaller government and an America First foreign policy to Fairbanks and Wasilla on Friday as he continued a campaign swing through Alaska. Buchanan’s strong message championing states rights resonated with the roughly 85 people gathered for an Interior Republican luncheon in Fairbanks. … Among those sporting Buchanan buttons were Wasilla Mayor Sarah Palin and...
  • Iceland, Sweden to take in Iraq's Palestinian refugees

    08/05/2008 5:26:05 AM PDT · by SJackson · 36 replies · 113+ views
    AFP ^ | 8-5-08
    GENEVA (AFP) — Palestinian refugees stranded for two years in desperate conditions on the Iraq-Syria border will be resettled in Iceland and Sweden in the coming weeks, the United Nations refugee agency said Tuesday. More than two dozen vulnerable Palestinians from the Al Waleed camp will be leaving for Iceland while another group of 155 refugees from the Al Tanf camp are bound for Sweden, UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) spokesman Ron Redmond told journalists. Redmond said that an estimated 2,300 Palestinians were living in camps along the border amid "dire" health conditions, unable to return to Iraq or...
  • Barack Obama’s Web Site: “How the Jewish Lobby Works”

    06/09/2008 9:55:57 AM PDT · by Winged Hussar · 28 replies · 154+ views
    IsraPundit ^ | 06/09/08 | Bill Levinson
    “How the Jewish Lobby Works,” ( posted by Juan Carlos from Knoxville Tennessee at Barack Obama’s Web site. This is not the first posting of this type from Mr. Carlos... This is important because it shows that Mr. Carlos is not a fly by night agent provacateur who is posting the most offensive possible material at Obama’s Web site to make Obama look bad. …NO LOBBY IS FEARED MORE or catered to by politicians than the Jewish Lobby. If a politician does not play ball with the Jewish Lobby, he will not get elected, or re-elected, and he will either...
  • Human Evolution Seems to Be Accelerating (Jews evolved from "financing!")

    12/11/2007 8:28:45 AM PST · by squireofgothos · 144 replies · 930+ views
    above-average intelligence in Ashkenazi Jews — those of northern European heritage — resulted from natural selection in medieval Europe, where they were pressured into jobs as financiers, traders, managers and tax collectors. Those who were smarter succeeded, grew wealthy and had bigger families to pass on their genes, they suggested. That evolution also is linked to genetic diseases such as Tay-Sachs and Gaucher in Jews. The new study was funded by the Department of Energy, the National Institute of Mental Health, the National Institute of Aging, the Unz Foundation, the University of Utah and the University of Wisconsin.
  • Is Terrorism a Mortal Threat?

    09/22/2007 10:10:24 AM PDT · by duckln · 26 replies · 90+ views
    Human ^ | 9-21-07 | Pat Buchanan
    Snip.... And why would Tehran, which has not launched a war since the revolution in 1979, start a war with an America with 10,000 nuclear weapons? If the Iranians are so suicidal, why have they not committed suicide in 30 years by attacking us or Israel? What makes war with Iran folly is that an all-out war could lead to a break-up of that country, with Persians, Azeris, Kurds, Arabs and Baluchis going their separate ways, creating fertile enclaves for al-Qaida recruitment and training. Snip.... In our time, Pakistan, Ethiopia and Czechoslovakia have split apart. The Soviet Union and Yugoslavia...
  • America and Iran Kept Apart By…Condi's Legs? [actual headline]

    05/11/2007 5:50:52 AM PDT · by NativeNewYorker · 32 replies · 1,206+ views
    Iranian Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki fled before sitting down next to American Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice. The reason given for his departure was the red see-through dress worn by a violinist who performed at dinner. The dress apparently offended the dignity of Mottaki, who is said to be a deeply religious politician. According to the media at Sharm al-Sheikh, this was the reason that there was no rapprochement or meeting between Mottaki and Rice.   We are not necessarily convinced by this explanation. We have followed carefully the mutually destructive war that has been raging between Washington and Tehran,...
  • Clinton scores with Jewish Democrats [Hill's Yiddish Accent a Hit! (breccchhh)]

    04/29/2007 3:51:24 PM PDT · by Alouette · 106 replies · 1,845+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | Apr. 29, 2007 | Hilary Leila Krieger
    All seven major Democratic presidential candidates addressed the National Jewish Democratic Council this past week, but only one had two supporters introduce her. Hillary Clinton also received the most applause and ovations before, during and after her speech. Even those NJDC activists who aren't backing Clinton in the primary campaign acknowledged that she was the most popular choice in the hall, according to several attendees interviewed by The Jerusalem Post. The NJDC, which describes itself as the country's only organization of Jewish Democrats, counts top political donors and activists among its members. The other top two Democratic contenders - former...
  • NYPD Names Its Second Islamic Chaplain

    04/03/2007 9:54:23 AM PDT · by NativeNewYorker · 57 replies · 835+ views
    ny sun ^ | 4/3/7
    The New York Police Department has hired a 24-year-old Muslim leader to become the Islamic chaplain for the thousands of Muslims in the department, officials announced yesterday. Khalid Latif is the second Islamic chaplain ever hired by the police. "Because of the life-and-death nature of police work, the role of the chaplain in the police department takes on specific importance," the Commissioner Raymond Kelly said. "At the bedsides of police officers wounded in the line of duty and regrettably, all too often, at the sides of family members after a police officer has been killed in the line of duty."
  • UN:Circumcision Is Recommended to Fight HIV

    03/29/2007 9:18:51 AM PDT · by Dirtysnowbank · 39 replies · 265+ views
    Circumcision Is Recommended to Fight HIV Mar 28, 8:00 AM (ET) By ALEXANDER G. HIGGINS GENEVA (AP) - U.N. health agencies recommended Wednesday that heterosexual men undergo circumcision because of "compelling" evidence that it can reduce their chances of contracting HIV by up to 60 percent. But World Health Organization and UNAIDS experts said men need to be aware that circumcision is only partial protection against the virus and must be used with other measures. "We must be clear," said Catherine Hankins of UNAIDS. "Male circumcision does not provide complete protection against HIV." Studies suggest 5.7 million new cases of...
  • The joke's on us (CBC's 'Little Mosque on the Prairie')

    01/11/2007 2:57:58 PM PST · by GMMAC · 55 replies · 1,993+ views
    National Post - Canada ^ | Thursday, January 11, 2007 | Barbara Kay
    The joke's on us Barbara Kay, National Post Published: Thursday, January 11, 2007 I caught the opening episode of CBC's Little Mosque on the Prairie Tuesday night. It wasn't quite as bad as I'd anticipated. That is to say, it's awful, but at least my worst fears were not realized: Thanks be to Allah, there are no Jews in this sitcom. So I was spared my fantasized plot thread of a young Muslim boy and a young Jewish boy -- the son of the local rabbi, of course -- who find some quarrel in a straw, but then, through...
  • Steve Irwin "Crocodile Hunter" - FR Thread Links Roundup

    09/25/2006 11:04:52 AM PDT · by Rte66 · 22 replies · 715+ views
    FreeRepublic ^ | 9/4-9/25/06 | FReepers
    In the three weeks since Steve Irwin, the Australian "Crocodile Hunter," died suddenly at age 44 from a rare stingray attack, FReepers have poured out their hearts to show their great love for Irwin's infectious enthusiasm and passion for his work; his devotion to his family, his country, his friends and the public at large; and his one-of-a-kind brand of wildlife education and entertainment. His widow, Terri, and his 8-year-old daughter, Bindi, will be on U.S. television Wednesday night in an interview with Barbara Walters on ABC. His 2-year-old son, Bob, is a little too young to make an appearance...
  • German officials come under attack over Holocaust gaffes

    09/01/2006 2:25:31 PM PDT · by Lukasz · 77 replies · 3,867+ views
    Gulf Times ^ | 30 August, 2006
    BERLIN: Red-faced officials at the German culture ministry scrambled to apologise yesterday after two gaffes at former Nazi concentration camps. The first occurred when Hermann Schaefer, deputy federal representative for culture and media at the ministry, gave a speech at a memorial concert for victims of the Buchenwald camp near Weimar in central Germany. He spoke at length about the ordeal faced by Germans expelled from their homes by Red Army forces in the final days of World War II but failed to mention Nazi crimes or Holocaust victims at any point during the speech. Some 250,000 people from 36...

    08/01/2006 5:35:55 PM PDT · by Dr. Eckleburg · 110 replies · 2,270+ views
    MSNBC | August 1, 2006 | MSNBC
    This is a heads-up for anyone to watch Keith Olbermann's "Countdown" today. It replays 9 p.m. westcoast time. Jackie Mason is #5 on the Countdown, and he was TERRIFIC. Keith looked very disappointed in the wise, generous, sensible and hilarious Mr. Mason, the son of a rabbi and a comedian without peer. Try as Keith might, he couldn't get Mason to say a bad word about Mel Gibson. On the contrary, he said "if we're going to hold everyone accountable for what they say when they're drunk, everyone would either be in jail or dead by next Thursday." Mason went...
  • "Imagine a World Without Israel" (Moonbats Not Even *Pretending* to Mask Anti-Semitism Any Longer)

    07/13/2006 1:55:16 PM PDT · by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle · 82 replies · 2,736+ views
    Little Green Footballs ^ | 07/13/2006 | LGF Readers
    More blatant antisemitism at Daily Kos: Imagine a world without Israel. (Hat tip: LGF readers.) ************************************ Or is that not allowed? Muslims, Jews, and Christians could live in peace without fear of mutual destruction. There would be no more need for US AID or justification for Dimona. We could bring down the Wall, send prisoners home, and families could be reunited. We could dismantle checkpoints, open crossings, and pull down barbed wire fences. There would be no more settlements or armed settlers because the people would be united. We could replant trees and olive groves and rebuild battered cities. No...
  • Interspecies Sex Probably Occurred Between Humans, Chimps

    05/17/2006 10:27:46 AM PDT · by NativeNewYorker · 230 replies · 6,159+ views
    upi via email no link | 5/17/6
    May 17 (UPI) -- Humans and chimpanzees may have interbred millions of years ago after the two species initially separated, according to a study published in Nature. If hybridization -- creating a new form of plant or animal life by combining two species -- did occur between humans and chimpanzees, ``one might need to modify the evolution displays in museums,'' Harvard Medical School Assistant Professor David Reich wrote in an e-mail message. The study, ``Genetic evidence for complex speciation of humans and chimpanzees,'' says the X chromosome is much younger than previously thought and may mean that after human and...
  • Missouri Cherokee Tribes proclaim Jewish Heritage

    02/21/2003 1:42:37 PM PST · by vannrox · 252 replies · 7,970+ views
    Christians Unite dot com ^ | February 7, 2003 | Editorial Staff
    Missouri Cherokee Tribes proclaim Jewish Heritage by Staff February 7, 2003 The Northern Cherokee Nation of the Old Louisiana Territory has recently shocked the world by claiming their ancient Oral legends tell of a Cherokee migration made to America from the area known as Masada. This startling evidence is being offered to the public by Beverly Baker Northup whom is the spokesperson for their organization. The evidence offered in support of this connection to Cherokees escaping the mountain fortress of Masada is based in part of what Northup claims is stories passed down from elders and the similarity between ancient...
  • Swinging at Windmills; A Close Look at Catholic Conspiracy Theories

    01/12/2006 3:01:14 PM PST · by bornacatholic · 20 replies · 1,787+ views
    Crisis Magazine ^ | 12/02/02 | Sandra Miesel
    Question: Who’s afraid of Jews in the boardroom? Freemasons in the basement? Reds under the bed? Black helicopters in the sky? Answer: A surprising number of otherwise sensible people. Even under the new shadow of terrorism, old fears live on, breeding bogeys that knot together in a vipers’ tangle of menace. Regrettably, Catholics do their share of worrying about the Judeo-Masonic-Communist conspiracy and/or the imminent arrival of the Antichrist to rule over the New World Order. Their anxieties are often fueled by anti-Semitic screeds, polemical histories, eccentric economics, and even heavenly messages. Fear-mongering is standard fare in the pages of...
  • Hipster Jews redefine modern Judaism for 20-to-30-somethings

    11/16/2005 8:19:14 AM PST · by WestTexasWend · 54 replies · 745+ views
    Lubbock Avalanche-Journal ^ | Wednesday, November 16, 2005 | RACHEL ZOLL - Religion Editor
    This is what vibrant religious life looks like in one corner of American Judaism: • A T-shirt that says "W.W.B.D.?" above a sketch of Barbra Streisand. • A man in drag teaching Torah. • A Web site called Mazal Tov Cocktail, a self-described "encyclopaedia of Jewish radical culture" represented by a flaming rag inside a bottle of Manischewitz. A marriage of hip and Jewish that emerged in the late 1990s has redefined religious identity for irony-loving 20- and 30-somethings from New York to Los Angeles and beyond. They flock to all-night multimedia celebrations of Jewish holidays; fill nightclubs where Jewish...
  • Singing lesbians to rescue opera house

    09/04/2005 6:01:54 AM PDT · by cloud8 · 17 replies · 526+ views
    The Sunday Times - Britain ^ | September 04, 2005 | Richard Brooks, Arts Editor
    THE troubled English National Opera plans to sing for its survival with the world premiere of a new opera about lesbian lovers that features nudity and sex. ENO, which is only now emerging from a period of deficits of millions of pounds, is pinning hopes on The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant, an operatic adaptation of the 1972 film by Rainer Werner Fassbinder, the cult German director. The all-female production tells the story of a fashion designer, von Kant, who develops a crush on Karin, one of her models. It also portrays von Kant’s mistress/slave relationship with her mute...
  • Braking News: We Trolls Need a Strategy to avoid getting ZOTTED!

    06/04/2005 6:56:12 PM PDT · by washington conservative · 260 replies · 5,302+ views
    <p>Thank you four allowing me to join your esteamed sight. i feel i am on the cutting edge of moderate republican progressive! i have been a life long republican. you have to believe me.</p>

    05/10/2005 4:25:24 AM PDT · by Robert Drobot · 47 replies · 2,494+ views
    Catholic Family News ^ | May 2005 | John Vennari
    Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen said in 1974, “We live in a sensate age. We are no longer governed by Faith, we are no longer governed by reason. We are governed by feelings.” The outpouring of naked emotion at the death of Pope John Paul II proves these words true. It is expected that Catholics worldwide would grieve and pray for the departed Pontiff, as it is a fitting expression of filial piety. But the effusion over John Paul II was a good bit more. Cardinals, bishops, priests, religious and laity vied with each other to canonize him as “John Paul...

    01/25/2005 11:45:29 AM PST · by Robert Drobot · 221 replies · 5,323+ views
    Network America ^ | 25 Jan 2005 | Jim Condit, Jr.
    "Jump the Shark" is a semi-known phrase meaning "lose all credibility" or "it's all downhill from here." The phrase comes from - which catalogs and debates the (paraphrase) "defining moment when you know you're favorite TV Show has reached its peak and its all downhill from here." The phrase "jump the shark" comes from a Happy Days episode - late in the series - where Fonzie went on a vacation with the Cunninghams. In that episode of the sitcom, Fonzie jumped over a jaws-like shark while waterskiing on the ocean. Fans generally thought this moment was so absurd, that...
  • Transgender Mayoral Candidate Fights Lansing Law Candidate Reportedly Had Sex Change

    06/01/2003 9:21:14 PM PDT · by Hillary's Lovely Legs · 25 replies · 816+ views
    A transgender candidate for mayor in Lansing told Local 4 that a city law requiring her to put her former male name on the ballot is discriminatory. Melissa Sue Robinson, whose name was Charles Edward Staelens Jr. before a sex change operation at University of Michigan Medical Center in Ann Arbor five years ago, is running for Lansing mayor, Local 4 reported. Robinson's candidacy has reportedly created some complications with the appearance of the ballots for election day. "What they're trying to do is make me use the name that I formerly went by as Charles Edward Steaelens Jr. ......
  • Australia chooses war

    03/18/2003 8:48:06 AM PST · by WaveThatFlag · 1 replies · 210+ views
    Sydney Morning Herald. ^ | March 19 2003 | Mark Riley in Canberra and Marian Wilkinson
    Australia was a divided nation last night as its troops prepared to join a United States-led invasion of Iraq and Federal Parliament descended into a bitter debate over waging war without specific United Nations backing. The Prime Minister came under heavy flak for committing the country to war after the US President, George Bush, gave Saddam Hussein and his sons until tomorrow to leave Iraq or face attack. John Howard said the coalition of US, British and Australian troops did not need further UN approval to launch the invasion. "The Government strongly believes that the decision it's taken is right,...