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  • We're On The Brink Of A Balkan Bloodbath

    12/10/2007 4:51:57 PM PST · by Bokababe · 45 replies · 258+ views
    Daily Record ^ | December 10, 2007 | George Galloway
    WHILE most were asleep, we've walked to the brink of yet another war in the Balkans. Kosovo is a part of Serbia. That's a legal and political fact. It wants to break away and appears to have secured British and American agreement, but not, alas, the agreement of either Serbia, whose land it is, or Russia, which will veto any breakaway in the UN. The Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA) rules the roost and has said it will make a unilateral declaration of independence soon. The Serbs cannot allow Kosovo, sacred to their orthodox Christian heritage for 1000 years, to go...
  • The End of Christianity in Iraq

    07/26/2006 9:31:27 AM PDT · by OrthodoxPresbyterian · 97 replies · 1,887+ views
    Christians of Iraq ^ | July 24, 2006 | Glen Chancy
    The End of Christianity in Iraq by Glen ChancyJuly 24, 2006Christians of Iraq.ComThe news from Iraq has been especially grim of late. Daily it seems violent death is everywhere in the form of car bombings at mosques and other public facilities, ethnic cleansing carried out by militias roving about the streets seeking victims, even soldiers and police doubling as sectarian enforcers. The statistics themselves tell a grim tale. Baghdad's morgue is receiving nearly twice as many dead Iraqis each day as it did last year. In June 2005, the Baghdad morgue was receiving 700 to 800 bodies a month, or...
  • Communist Party USA's 2006 Immigrant Rights Club Education Guide

    04/27/2006 9:15:10 PM PDT · by pravknight · 36 replies · 1,223+ views
    http://www.cpusa.org/article/articleview/752/1/105/ | CPUSA
    This educational has the goal of upgrading our understanding of the struggle for immigrant rights and against repressive immigration legislation which is taking place right now throughout the country. The goal is to place in bold relief the central problems of inequality, criminalization, and the greed of US corporations. The suggested readings which are attached include the 2006 report to the National Board on immigration, the resolution on immigration passed at the 28th National Convention, and a PWW article. The club should invite guests to participate in this educational discussion of the immigrant rights struggle and immediately distribute the educational...
  • Left wing wants to kick military recruiters off of our campuses AGAIN!!!

    10/10/2005 8:48:38 PM PDT · by Thunder90 · 85 replies · 3,321+ views
    Leftwing wants to en-masse kick military recruiters off campuses From the UFPJ website: http://unitedforpeace.org/ ------------------------------------------------- National "Not Your Soldier" Youth and Student Day of Action Thursday, November 17th at a high school or college campus near you.... All around the country young people are organizing themselves against the invasion of military recruiters and JROTC programs in our schools. We are standing up to demand a positive alternative to war and the military. We want a future that includes funding for education and job training and real opportunities for our generation. NOT YOUR SOLDIER! On November 17, International Students Day, join...
  • Disrespectful Anti-Troop/War Protests Planned - 9/1 (MI) & 9/11 (DC)

    08/29/2005 5:19:20 PM PDT · by LibertyRocks · 56 replies · 2,534+ views
    WBC Website Picketing List | 8/29/05 | LibertyRocks
    Similar to other actions this Anti-Troops group has performed during soldiers' funerals in the past there are plans to picket another funeral, and a 9/11 memorial march in DC. Here are the facts regarding these planned protests: 1.) Fallen Soldier Army Staff Sgt. Brian Morris - Constantine, Michigan on Thursday, September 1, 2005 12:30-1:00pm. Planned picket of WBC is planned to take place outside the Eley Funeral Home on THURSDAY. News reports state the actual funeral will be on FRIDAY the 2nd of September. 2.) America Supports You Walk for Freedom - Washington DC & Arlington, VA 8:00am - 12:00pm...
  • Communism and human nature (Bolshie Mod sez, Arise ye kittens of the earth!)

    04/05/2005 10:50:57 AM PDT · by Sammy sam · 153 replies · 8,234+ views
    Many argue that communism will never be possible because of "human nature". The essence of this false argument is the belief that a communist society would consist of an all-powerful central government that would tell everybody what to do--and would therefore undermine the creative initiative of individuals and the search for happiness. • This argument is based on two false assumptions: (1) It assumes that a communist society will look like the former Soviet Union, or the current China, North Korea, etc (ie: corrupt police states with a feudal-style ruling class) (2) It assumes that people will only work in...
  • Left wing Hackers breached Protest Warrior Website

    07/09/2005 2:23:10 PM PDT · by marccom98 · 72 replies · 2,153+ views
    Hacker Caught In January 2005, Jeremy Hammond and the hacker group collectively known as the "Internet Liberation Front" gained illegal access to the ProtestWarrior server. Thousands of customer credit card numbers were then stolen for the purpose of making millions of dollars in donations to various leftwing organizations. In early February, ProtestWarrior discovered the illegal breach and the identity of the criminals responsible. Using the hacker recruiting ground www.hackthissite.org, Jeremy Hammond put together and led a team of politically motivated "hacktivists" to probe the ProtestWarrior server for months until an exploit was found. When an obscure vulnerability was discovered in...
  • UN Panel: No Single Nation Should Control Internet Addresses

    07/16/2005 6:52:29 AM PDT · by grundle · 40 replies · 2,139+ views
    Yahoo! ^ | Jul 14 2005 | Aoife White
    http://news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&u=/cmp/20050715/tc_cmp/165702500 UN Panel: No Single Nation Should Control Internet Addresses Aoife White Thu Jul 14, 9:38 PM ET BRUSSELS, Belgium (AP)--A U.N. panel created to recommend how the Internet should be run in the future has failed to reach consensus but did agree that no single country should dominate. The United States stated two weeks ago that it intended to maintain control over the computers that serve as the Internet's principal traffic cops. In a report released Thursday, the U.N. panel outlined four possible options for the future of Internet governance for world leaders to consider at a November "Information...
  • Red Alert... list of Left groups plan to surround the Whitehouse on Sept 24th

    07/14/2005 12:53:28 PM PDT · by Thunder90 · 127 replies · 8,101+ views
    Here is the list so far for sponcers to this hate America fest: ANSWER Code Pink UFPJ NION Al Awda World Workers Party Ruckas Revolutionary Communist party Moveon.org ACORN Campus Antiwar Network International Socialist Org Greens Party Muslim Student Association CPUSA
  • Moms tell recruiters: ‘Leave My Child Alone!’

    07/02/2005 6:08:14 AM PDT · by Alia · 253 replies · 4,596+ views
    People's Weekly World ^ | 06-30-05 | Tim Wheeler
    WASHINGTON — Megan Watson, leader of Mainstream Moms, is so angry at military recruiters for invading schools to sign up unwary youth for combat in Iraq that she and her group launched an online movement, “LeaveMyChildAlone.org.” “They offer these trinkets to lure our children to enlist,” Watson said in a phone interview from her home in Bolinas, Calif. “This is very aggressive, demographic targeting to have conversations with our kids that should not be happening.” All branches of the military are falling short of recruiting goals as parents say, in effect, “Hell no! My kids won’t go!” Watson blasted the...
  • A.N.S.W.E.R.'s response to Bush: Hit the Streets September 24! [Treason & Sedition]

    06/29/2005 5:23:41 AM PDT · by upchuck · 69 replies · 2,757+ views
    email | June 28, 2005 | ANSWER
    A.N.S .W.E.R.'s response to Bush:Hit the Streets September 24!Recognizing that the people of the United States have turned dramat ically against the war and occupation of Iraq, Bush went on national televi sion tonight to defend his imperial foreign policy. He repea tedly invoked September 11 as a pretext for the criminal and illegal war ag ainst Iraq. Bush took to the airwaves tonight because the antiwar m ovement is growing in strength. Our power poses a major poli tical obstacle to the continuation of the war and occupation. Now Bush has taken on the additional role of Recruiter-in-Chi ef, urging young people to sign up for military...
  • GLOBAL ANTIWAR MOVEMENT DECLARES SUPPORT FOR TERRORISTS AGAINST US, UK

    06/27/2005 5:22:48 PM PDT · by kristinn · 220 replies · 11,324+ views
    Monday, June 27, 2005 | Kristinn
    At the culmination of a gathering of global 'antiwar' groups in Istanbul to hold court on the liberation of Iraq led by the United States and the United Kingdom, the jurors who heard testimony against the liberators issued their findings which included a declaration of support for the terrorists in Iraq who are killing American, British and coalition soldiers and Iraqis.The World Tribunal on Iraq is endorsed by leading leftwing organizations from around the world including American-based groups like Not in Our Name Project, United for Peace and Justice, Code Pink and International ANSWER.The war on terror has reached a...
  • US anti-war group vows sea of demonstrators at White House

    06/22/2005 2:25:08 PM PDT · by Thunder90 · 59 replies · 2,205+ views
    Yahoo news ^ | Wed June 1st | AFP
    WASHINGTON (AFP) - A US anti-war group vowed to surround the White House in a sea of demonstrators during coordinated protests scheduled to take place in Washington, as well as Los Angeles and San Francisco on September 24. The ANSWER Coalition expects more than 100,000 people, from families of US soldiers to trade unions and diverse religious groups, to take part in the demonstrations against the war in Iraq.
  • Salute To Israel Day Parade: Pride, joy, and determination. Also, leftist screwballs.

    06/10/2005 3:52:28 AM PDT · by Do not dub me shapka broham · 51 replies · 5,667+ views
    Israel Day Photos at Photo Bucket ^ | June 10, 2005 | Gerard J. Perry Jr.
    I apologize for the delay in posting this thread. The actual event took place this past weekend, and I had intended on posting some of these pictures earlier in the week, but our (Protest Warrior, NY Chapter) unofficial photographer wasn't able to get in touch with me until recently. In any case, we did make our presence felt on the sidelines of the parade, where we were simultaneously able to enjoy the festivities and counterprotest the PLO-loving, terrorist-sympathizing, fifth columnist rabble that decided to use the day where we celebrate America's most steadfast ally in the Middle East as an...
  • A.N.S.W.E.R.: Momentum Builds for Sept. 24 Mass March in Washington DC

    05/21/2005 7:42:43 AM PDT · by upchuck · 77 replies · 4,663+ views
    email | May 19, 2005 | A.B.S.W.E.R.
    Momentum Buildsfor Sept. 24 Mass Marchin Washington DCThe importance of the mass antiwar protests being organized on September 24 is driven home by two major new stories appearing today (M ay 19). A front-page article in the New York Times, headlined "Generals Offer a Sober Outlook on Iraqi War", is further confirmation of what has become crystal clear over the past month: The U.S. war strategy is in deep crisis and there is no more a "light" at the end of the tunnel in Iraq than there was in Vietnam. Pulling back from their rosy assessments of just a...
  • Z is for Zot : Are You A Troll?

    05/02/2005 9:59:46 PM PDT · by NucyulerIsntAWword · 80 replies · 1,529+ views
    Are you a hater? Do you consider yourself to be superior based on your race, religion, sexual orientation? Are you a self-righteous blowhard? If you are reading this, then you most likely are one. What makes you so superior? Because of your religion? What about all the Islams who are acting just as self-righteous and oppressive and "RIGHT" as you?? Moslems and Homosexuals aren't the scourge of the world. Intolerance, judgmentalism, and vice-pointing (i.e. You're going to hell because you do this or that, or don't believe exactly what I believe). You've got it all wrong as far as I'm...
  • Finalized plans for APR 14th counterprotest at UW Madison!

    04/06/2005 8:25:18 PM PDT · by Thunder90 · 12 replies · 1,220+ views
    On Thursday APR 14th, the left at the UW Madison campus will hold a rally asking the administration to "Kick the military off campus". They may also attempt a sit-in at the recruiting office and ROTC office.
  • Heated Exchanges as German, Other Critics Demand US Quit Iraq

    03/12/2005 11:53:08 AM PST · by West Coast Conservative · 45 replies · 1,615+ views
    AFP and Turkish Press ^ | 3/12/2005 | Cyril Julien
    Opponents of the US-led invasion of Iraq nearly came to blows in Berlin Saturday with pro-US demonstrators accusing them of supporting "terrorism" and tolerating Saddam Hussein. About 200 people, mainly German pacifist and left-wing activists, attended an unofficial meeting called to condemn the war against Iraq and demand the withdrawal of American troops. But the gathering was interrupted by hecklers blaming anti-war demonstrators for supporting the wave of extremist violence in Iraq. Outside, about 20 people demonstrated against the conference, saying it was indirectly supporting the old Saddam regime. "We don't hate the Americans and we condemn suicide bombings against...
  • AAR... Ward Churchill protest

    03/02/2005 12:15:34 PM PST · by Thunder90 · 30 replies · 3,156+ views
    We did it... We protested churchill. There was a collection of pro-Churchill moonbats that showed up, and we protested them as well.
  • More trouble for Ward Churchill

    02/27/2005 7:37:24 AM PST · by alienken · 95 replies · 4,406+ views
    TROUBLE SPEAK Ward Churchill copied 'original' art piece Takes a swing at TV reporter who confronted him -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Posted: February 26, 2005 1:00 a.m. Eastern © 2005 WorldNetDaily.com Professor Ward Churchill Adding to a growing list of allegations, controversial University of Colorado professor Ward Churchill appears to have violated copyright law by claiming a reknowned artist's work as his own. Churchill, whose integrity has been challenged since news broke earlier last month of his paper blaming victims of 9-11 for the attacks, made an Indian-theme serigraph in 1981 called "Winter Attack" and printed 150 copies. But one of the buyers,...
  • Churchill fatwah accuses CIA and FBI of terrorism and of being a secret police

    02/21/2005 10:58:56 AM PST · by Snapple · 26 replies · 1,707+ views
    Orlando Direct Action Homepage ^ | No date given | Ward Churchill
    Ward Hill as a member of the schismatic Boulder/Denver branch of AIM [American Indian Movement] as spent his whole life trashing the FBI and police. Here is what he said in his "Roosting Chickens" article. He is an anarchist who publishes his books through anarchist publishers. He wants to trash our law enforcement and intelligence organizations so that we will be destroyed. He doesn't want to make them better. He want the USA off the planet. He has often depicted the FBI and CIA as terrorist organizations.
  • Live, It’s The Ward Churchill Show!

    02/13/2005 3:00:16 PM PST · by withteeth · 58 replies · 2,041+ views
    Powerline/No Left Turns ^ | 02-13-05 | Steven Hayward
    Did anyone catch Ward Churchill on C-SPAN Saturday night? (Shows how boring my life is if I’m watching C-SPAN on a Saturday night. . .) Three observations: 1) If this is the face of the Left today, they haven’t much of a future. Pathetic. 2) What’s with the burly security perimeter around the dude? The audience was whooping and hollering for the guy; there was no threat of disruption or harm to the speaker. The security people, with their fake paramilitary-looking vests, made the thing look like a low-rent Nuremberg rally--which is what it was, come to think of it....
  • Harjo: Why Native identity matters: A cautionary tale (Ward Churchill smacked by Indian columnist)

    02/10/2005 9:32:52 PM PST · by hipaatwo · 62 replies · 4,215+ views
    Posted: February 10, 2005 by: Suzan Shown Harjo / Indian Country Today I met Ward Churchill 15 years ago, before he gained his present infamous reputation. My friend, a college professor, said this Cherokee-Creek guy wanted to meet me. I expected to meet an earnest young student who would relate to me as Creek (I'm Hodulgee Muscogee on Dad's side and enrolled Cheyenne on Mom's). Instead, there was Churchill. Caucasian in appearance and in his mid-40s, he was wearing dark glasses and going for the look of an Indian activist circa 1970. I asked him who his Creek people were...
  • The little Injun that could

    02/10/2005 7:37:57 AM PST · by nikos1121 · 16 replies · 1,193+ views
    jewish world review ^ | February 10, 2005 | ann coulter
    The little Injun that could http://www.NewsAndOpinion.com | If Ward Churchill loses his job teaching at the University of Colorado, he could end up giving Howard Dean a real run for his money to head the Democratic National Committee. Churchill already has a phony lineage and phony war record — just like John Kerry! (Someone should also check out Churchill's claim that he spent Christmas 1968 at Wounded Knee.) In 1983, Churchill met with Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi and later felt it necessary to announce that his group, the American Indian Movement, "has not requested arms from the Libyan government." In...
  • Operation Infinite Freep... Ward Churchill coming to UW-Whitewater on March 1st

    02/10/2005 1:55:38 PM PST · by Thunder90 · 48 replies · 2,727+ views
    Ward Churchill is the professor from Colorado University who called the dead in the World Trade Center "Nazis" and also said that the US deserved 9/11, and that we should have not fought back. Prof Churchill may get fired from the University of Colorado-Bolder He may appear on March 1st, time pending, if the administration approves of it.
  • UPDATE: Military Recruiter Chased Off by Protesters (Seattle)

    01/20/2005 7:30:43 PM PST · by USArmySpouse · 318 replies · 10,271+ views
    <p>A picture's worth a thousand words. My question: Why didn't the security guards escort the PROTESTERS out of the building??? Disgusting.</p>
  • 2-8 February 2005 BUZZ: Politics, Activism, and Media(Sgt. Due's Calvary On the Way!)

    02/02/2005 12:35:06 PM PST · by Josef1235 · 15 replies · 639+ views
    The Seattle Weekly ^ | 2 February 2005 | GEOV PARRISH
    Activism A Seattle Central Community College campus antiwar group, Students Against War, is in hot water after students chased U.S. Army recruiters off the SCCC campus during an Inauguration Day anti-Bush rally. Nobody was hurt in the incident, in which students ripped up recruiting literature and verbally confronted recruiters. Right-wing bloggers and radio talk shows across the country have gotten hold of the story and are besieging SCCC administrators with demands to discipline the students. The upshot, says Pete Knutson, the students' faculty adviser, was a letter from the administration demanding that the students apologize by Thursday or have their...
  • Ramsey Clark: Why I'm Willing to Defend Hussein (Treason Alert)

    01/25/2005 2:27:53 AM PST · by RWR8189 · 44 replies · 1,714+ views
    Los Angeles Times ^ | January 24, 2005 | Ramsey Clark
    Ramsey Clark was attorney general under President Lyndon B. Johnson. Late last month, I traveled to Amman, Jordan, and met with the family and lawyers of former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein. I told them that I would help in his defense in any way I could. The news, when it found its way back to the United States, caused something of a stir. A few news reports were inquisitive — and some were skeptical — but most were simply dismissive or derogatory. "There goes Ramsey Clark again," they seemed to say. "Isn't it a shame? He used to be attorney...
  • End-Timers & Neo-Cons

    01/26/2005 11:15:40 AM PST · by An Old Marine · 9 replies · 811+ views
    Z-Net ^ | 1/19/05 | Paul Craig Roberts
    Once upon a time there was a liberal media. It developed out of the Great Depression and the New Deal. Liberals believed that the private sector is the source of greed that must be restrained by government acting in the public interest. The liberals' mistake was to identify morality with government. Liberals had great suspicion of private power and insufficient suspicion of the power and inclination of government to do good. .... When the draft is reinstated, conservatives will loudly proclaim their pride that their sons, fathers, husbands and brothers are going to die for "our freedom." Not a single...
  • Muslims Boycott Holocaust Remembrance (UK)

    01/22/2005 4:45:50 PM PST · by West Coast Conservative · 120 replies · 2,536+ views
    The Sunday Times ^ | January 23, 2005 | David Leppard
    BRITISH Muslims are to boycott this week’s commemoration of the liberation of Auschwitz because they claim it is not racially inclusive and does not commemorate the victims of the Palestinian conflict. Iqbal Sacranie, secretary-general of the Muslim Council of Britain, has written to Charles Clarke, the home secretary, saying the body will not attend the event unless it includes the “holocaust” of the Palestinian intifada. He said similar events held in other European countries was an “inclusive day” that commemorated deaths in Palestine, Rwanda and the former Yugoslavia, as well as the former Nazi death camps. “We wrote to the...
  • ANSWER AGITATES FOR SIXTIES STYLE 'CIVIL WAR' AT BUSH INAUGURAL

    01/09/2005 4:16:06 PM PST · by kristinn · 228 replies · 61,089+ views
    http://www.internationalanswer.org/ ^ | Sunday, January 9, 2005 | Kristinn
    International ANSWER (Act Now to Stop War and End Racism), a front group for the communist Workers World Party, has released a video that agitates for 'civil war' at President Bush's inaugural parade on January 20 in Washington, D.C.According to reports, the group has received demonstration permits from the U.S. Park Service for at least two positions along the parade route on Pennsylvania Avenue: the Navy Memorial and Freedom Plaza.The release of the video follows on the announcement that Ramsey Clark, a founder of ANSWER and its parent group, the International Action Center (IAC), will be one of Saddam Hussein's...
  • ANSWER Global Day of Coordinated Actions on March 19/20

    01/21/2005 11:23:46 AM PST · by BillF · 33 replies · 1,459+ views
    International ANSWER ^ | before January 19, 2005 | some Stalin fan
    Global Day of Coordinated Actions on the 2nd Anniversary of the "Shock and Awe" Invasion of Iraq initiated by antiwar organizations worldwide including the A.N.S.W.E.R. Coalition in the United States Antiwar actions in Washington DC, San Francisco, Los Angeles and in other cities around the country and around the world will take place on March 19/20.
  • zot to the zot regarding why saddam did not use his zot against the US or zot

    12/15/2004 8:17:26 PM PST · by bazookamanda · 253 replies · 4,077+ views
    Zot enthusiast, zotted zotfully.
    I have been writing to numerous people ever since September 11, 2001. That event changed me. Before September 11, 2001 I assumed our government knew what it was doing in the world and I never questioned anything it did, but after September 11, 2001 i started to think ,why would anybody hate us so much as to try to kill as many Americans as possible. My quest for the truth lead me to one very sobering conclusion.........our policies, even before our independence in 1776, has gradually created a world in which we do not realize what people around the world...
  • Dixie Chicks Call For Sinclair Boycott

    10/19/2004 8:46:06 AM PDT · by beansox · 162 replies · 4,464+ views
    Sinclair Media Alert from the Dixie Chicks! 10/18/04 As musicians, we've had to deal with companies like Clear Channel that have gobbled up over 1200 radio stations, taken over concert venues, and undermined the ability for musicians to connect with their fans. Clear Channel also uses its power to promote a pro-Republican, pro-war agenda. Now we have a giant television company that is making Clear Channel's antics look like a day at the beach. Last week, Sinclair Broadcast Group — the largest owner of TV stations in the U.S. — ordered its 62 stations to air an anti-Kerry documentary a...
  • Moore: "Gibson Quit After White House Warnings"

    07/20/2004 5:28:41 PM PDT · by Paul Atreides · 65 replies · 2,176+ views
    IMDb.com ^ | 7-20-04
    Controversial director Michael Moore claims Mel Gibson backed out of financing his hit documentary Fahrenheit 9/11 after Republican sources told the actor he would never be invited to the White House again. The explosive Palme D'Or-winning documentary, which examines American President George W Bush's decisions following the September 11 attacks and the run-up to the war in Iraq, was rejected by their original financier Icon, owned by Gibson. Moore says, "We were just starting the film when I got a call from my agent who said he'd spoken to someone at Icon who was wondering if there was a way...
  • Challenge to Moore-bashers (Moore reaches his target audience) BARF ALERT

    07/11/2004 6:54:15 PM PDT · by Chi-townChief · 63 replies · 1,776+ views
    Chicago Sun-Times ^ | July 11, 2004 | Letter to the editor
    I am only 15 years old, but I saw ''Fahrenheit 9/11.'' I came out of the movie and thought about it. Wow, this man (President Bush) is leading our country -- how depressing! I do believe that everyone should be required to see this movie. Another thing: Michael Moore said that if anyone did not like this movie it did not matter, because it was all fact. So I challenge you people that hated this movie, what was not true? Sarah Mayer, Oak Forest
  • Cuba anticipates upcoming debut of "Fahrenheit 9/11"

    07/10/2004 10:01:38 AM PDT · by aculeus · 13 replies · 962+ views
    EFE News ^ | July 9, 2004 | Unsigned
    Havana, Jul 9 (EFE).- Cubans will no longer have to find pirated copies of the controversial film "Fahrenheit 9/11" in the island's illegal "private video libraries" because the government has decided to debut Michael Moore's documentary across the country this month.
  • Unfairenheit 9/11

    06/21/2004 4:25:32 PM PDT · by The Raven · 131 replies · 1,877+ views
    msn ^ | June 21,2004 | Christopher Hitchens
    One of the many problems with the American left, and indeed of the American left, has been its image and self-image as something rather too solemn, mirthless, herbivorous, dull, monochrome, righteous, and boring. How many times, in my old days at The Nation magazine, did I hear wistful and semienvious ruminations? Where was the radical Firing Line show? Who will be our Rush Limbaugh? I used privately to hope that the emphasis, if the comrades ever got around to it, would be on the first of those and not the second. But the meetings themselves were so mind-numbing and lugubrious...
  • O'Reilly Blasts Hollywood's Goebbels

    06/16/2004 10:22:54 AM PDT · by kattracks · 35 replies · 494+ views
    NewsMax.com ^ | 6/16/04 | Car;l Limbacher and the NewsMax.com staff
    "Give Fox News Channel star Bill O'Reilly credit for even attending Monday night's lefty celeb-glutted premiere of Michael Moore's 'Fahrenheit 9/11' - even if he walked out of the 110-minute Bush-bashing movie halfway through," the New York Daily News said today. The paper reports that on his radio program last week, O'Reilly compared Moore to the National Socialists' master of deceit: "Joseph Goebbels was the minister of propaganda for the Nazi regime and whose very famous quote was, 'If you tell a lie long enough, it becomes the truth.'" But when Moore caught O'Reilly escaping the schlockumentary early, "O'Reilly blushed,...
  • Effect of controversial Moore film on election is debatable

    06/16/2004 3:07:31 AM PDT · by kattracks · 26 replies · 344+ views
    Boston Globe ^ | 6/16/04 | Anne E. Kornblut
    NEW YORK -- Having already won an Oscar, a Palme d'Or, and international fame, filmmaker Michael Moore is launching his latest film, ''Fahrenheit 9/11," this week with an even more ambitious goal -- to influence the outcome of this year's presidential election. Moore, in front of an enthusiastic crowd of celebrities, said, ''It would be a good thing" if his politically charged documentary about Sept. 11 and Iraq inspires Democrats to vote against President Bush. In keeping with the Democratic movement to elect ''anybody but Bush," Moore did not say a word about the presumptive Democratic nominee, either on screen...
  • [Lumpy Riefenstahl's] Fahrenheit 9/11 in Distribution Deal; Opens June 25

    06/01/2004 6:40:55 PM PDT · by Petronski · 34 replies · 674+ views
    AP ^ | 6-1-4 | Gary Gentile
    ''Fahrenheit 9/11'' finds domestic distributor GARY GENTILE, AP Business Writer Tuesday, June 1, 2004 (06-01) 17:30 PDT LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Michael Moore's award-winning documentary "Fahrenheit 9/11" has picked up a U.S. distributor and will hit theaters June 25. The film will be released by a partnership of Lions Gate Films, IFC Films and the Fellowship Adventure Group, which was formed by Harvey and Bob Weinstein specifically to market Moore's film. The Weinsteins, who run Miramax Films, bought the rights to the movie from The Walt Disney Co., which owns Miramax and refused to distribute Moore's film. The Weinstein brothers...
  • Pro-Saddam Journalist Mentioned in Iraqi Intelligence Reports

    03/03/2004 12:23:04 PM PST · by knighthawk · 2 replies · 140+ views
    On March 1, 2004, the Iraqi daily Al-Taakhi, the official newspaper of the Kurdish Democratic Party (KDP), published a document of the Iraqi intelligence apparatus during Saddam Hussein's rule that was sent March 20, 2002 to an intelligence station. The document ordered the funding of the March 2002 visit of Egyptian journalist Sayyed Nassar to Iraq, including his stay at the Meridian Hotel in Baghdad. According to the paper, "the document attests to good relations between Sayyed Nassar and the Iraqi intelligence apparatuses during this time, and [attests that] his stay in Baghdad and his hosting by Saddam's intelligence [apparatus]...
  • Mr. Jennings’s Medal [Columbia Journalism Review Alert]

    01/08/2004 12:35:21 PM PST · by GeneD · 16 replies · 374+ views
    Columbia Journalism Review ^ | January/February 2004 issue
    A study of television news coverage of the war in Iraq says ABC’s World News Tonight was the most antiwar — far more than CBS, NBC or Fox. — USA Today, September 9 Antiwar? What are we to make of that word, exactly? For starters, it brings to mind a twelve-year-old study on press coverage of the Catholic Church by the Center for Media and Public Affairs, the same outfit that did the study mentioned above. The findings then: press coverage is anti-Catholic. The center, which works to maintain a neutral image, did not use exactly those words but did...
  • Letters the Troops Have Sent Me...by Michael Moore

    12/21/2003 7:44:44 AM PST · by Conservative til I die · 142 replies · 330+ views
    MichaelMoore.com ^ | 12/19/2003 | Michael Moore
    Letters the Troops Have Sent Me... by Michael Moore Dear Friends, As we approach the holidays, I've been thinking a lot about our kids who are in the armed forces serving in Iraq. I've received hundreds of letters from our troops in Iraq -- and they are telling me something very different from what we are seeing on the evening news. What they are saying to me, often eloquently and in heart-wrenching words, is that they were lied to -- and this war has nothing to do with the security of the United States of America. I've written back and...
  • Saddam not a dictator at BBC

    12/19/2003 6:14:42 PM PST · by aculeus · 37 replies · 184+ views
    Electronic Telegraph ^ | December 20, 2003 | London Spy
    Spy recently reported confusion at the BBC over what to call Harrods boss Mohamed (al) Fayed. Now, I hear that descriptions of Saddam Hussein are the latest target of a corporation diktat. "An e-mail has been circulated telling us not to refer to Saddam as a dictator," I'm told. "Instead, we are supposed to describe him as the former leader of Iraq. "Apparently, because his presidency was endorsed in a referendum, he was technically elected. Hence the word dictator is banned. It's all rather ridiculous." The Beeb insists that the e-mail merely restates existing guidelines. "We wanted to remind journalists...
  • U.S. 'Dictatorship' Had No 'Search Warrant' for Saddam, Boston Globe Moans

    12/17/2003 3:37:19 PM PST · by kattracks · 52 replies · 449+ views
    NewsMax.com ^ | 12/17/03 | Carl Limbacher and NewsMax.com Staff
    Derrick Z. Jackson, one of the most left-wing columnists for the left-wing Boston Globe, wrote today: "The invasion was still a lie. The capture of Saddam Hussein changes nothing about that. There were too many forked tongues in the road to his lair. The way we removed the dictator, we became a global dictatorship." According to dizzy D.Z.: "With no weapons, no ties, and no truth, the capture of Saddam was merely the most massive and irresponsible police raid in modern times. We broke in without a search warrant. Civilian deaths constituted justifiable homicide. America was again above the law....
  • Ex-U.S. Attorney General Ready To Defend Saddam

    12/15/2003 7:19:27 PM PST · by Senator Pardek · 331 replies · 965+ views
    IslamOnline.net ^ | Dec. 15 2003 | Mustafa Abdel-Halim
    CAIRO, December 15 (IslamOnline.net) – Former U.S. Attorney General Ramsy Clarke expressed readiness Sunday, December 14, to act as defense lawyer for ousted Iraqi president Saddam Hussein, with western analysts suspecting the captured leader would be given fair trial. "Certainly, why not. I am ready to act in his defense," Clarke told IslamOnline.net shortly after the U.S. confirmed the detention of Saddam near Tikrit. Clarke, currently in Cairo to attend a two-day international anti-occupation conference, stressed that Saddam – however brutal – should be give a "fair, objective and impartial trial". "Saddam must be domestically prosecuted first and - if...
  • U.S. Troops Disperse Pro-Saddam Protest in Tikrit

    12/15/2003 2:09:41 AM PST · by yonif · 21 replies · 151+ views
    Reuters ^ | December 15, 2003
    TIKRIT, Iraq (Reuters) - U.S. soldiers Monday used batons to break up a demonstration in Tikrit to protest against the capture of Saddam Hussein near his hometown, witnesses said. Chanting "We sacrifice our blood and souls for you Saddam," scores of people gathered outside Tikrit university to denounce Saturday's arrest of Saddam, who was born and captured near the town. "God is Greatest, America is the enemy of all peoples," they shouted with their fists raised. Shortly afterwards U.S. soldiers charged the protest, beating and arresting some protesters, the witnesses said. There was no immediate comment from the U.S. military.
  • Friedman: The Chant Not Heard

    11/29/2003 2:21:02 PM PST · by Pokey78 · 43 replies · 1,406+ views
    The New York Times ^ | 11/30/03 | THOMAS L. FRIEDMAN
    I stood on the sidewalk in London the other day and watched thousands of antiwar, anti-George Bush, anti-Tony Blair protesters pass by. They chanted every antiwar slogan you could imagine and many you couldn't print. It was entertaining — but also depressing, because it was so disconnected from the day's other news. Just a few hours earlier, terrorists in Istanbul had blown up a British-owned bank and the British consulate, killing or wounding scores of British and Turkish civilians. Yet nowhere could I find a single sign in London reading, "Osama, How Many Innocents Did You Kill Today?" or "Baathists...
  • Scalia Was Right; 'Antiwar' Is Pro-Saddam

    11/19/2003 3:47:41 AM PST · by JohnHuang2 · 15 replies · 226+ views
    WSJ/Opinion Journal/Best of the Web Today ^ | Wednesday, November 19, 2003 | JAMES TARANTO
    <p>"Massachusetts' highest court ruled Tuesday that same-sex couples are legally entitled to wed under the state constitution," the Associated Press reports. But the court "stopped short of allowing marriage licenses to be issued to the couples who challenged the law." Instead it "ordered the Legislature to come up with a solution within 180 days."</p>