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  • Hispanic immigrant serves proudly in Iraq

    09/20/2005 10:17:19 PM PDT · by SandRat · 3 replies · 263+ views
    Marine Corps News ^ | Sep 20, 2005 | Cpl. Cullen J. Tiernan
    AL ASAD, Iraq (Sept. 20, 2005) -- Hispanic Heritage Month begins Sept. 15, the anniversary of independence for five Latin American countries. It’s a time to reflect on the ingenuity, creativity, cultural and political experiences of Hispanic Americans and recognize the achievements of a people who have contributed so much to U.S. culture. Corporal Kevin Pineda, an administrative clerk with Marine Wing Headquarters Squadron-2, is an embodiment of the contributions Hispanics have made to U.S. society as he proudly serves at Al Asad, Iraq. Born in Tegucilpa, Honduras, in 1985, he moved to the United States when he was only...
  • Eeeeeeeewwwwwwww! (WD-40 proudly list 2,000 uses for their product including...)

    01/19/2005 3:45:03 PM PST · by Libloather · 39 replies · 1,595+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | 1/19/05
    Eeeeeeeewwwwwwww! Wed Jan 19, 8:40 AM ET LONDON (Reuters) - The makers of the handy spray lubricant WD-40 proudly list 2,000 uses for their product, from unsticking rusty screws or squeaky bicycle chains to polishing frying pans. But British police have found another -- keeping the public from snorting cocaine off toilet lids in bars. Police in the English city of Bristol said Tuesday they have been advising pub and nightclub owners to spray the colorless lubricant on toilet seats and other flat surfaces in the lavatory that customers often use to snort drugs. Apparently, cocaine and spray lube don't...
  • Does Human Rights Law Apply to Terrorists?

    11/11/2004 10:34:32 AM PST · by forty_years · 20 replies · 1,085+ views ^ | November 11, 2004 | Ted Lapkin
    On November 8, 2004, a U.S. federal judge ruled that the Bush administration had improperly ignored the Geneva Conventions in establishing military commissions to try detainees at the Guantánamo Bay U.S. naval base as war criminals. Ted Lapkin's timely article delves into the complexities of the Geneva Conventions, and how much they should apply to the war on terrorism. —The Editors. From Manhattan to Mindanao, Islamist zealots draw no distinction between combatants and non-combatants. Jihadists target women, children, and the elderly without even the pretence of discrimination. In June 2004, an Al-Qaeda affiliated group distributed a video proudly documenting...
  • Lawyers: Malvo Spoke Proudly Of Shootings

    07/18/2003 8:24:58 PM PDT · by blam · 4 replies · 140+ views
    AP/Yahoo ^ | 7-18-2003 | Matthew Barakat
    Lawyers: Malvo Spoke Proudly of Shootings Fri Jul 18, 7:39 PM ET Add U.S. National By MATTHEW BARAKAT, Associated Press Writer FAIRFAX, Va. - Sniper suspect Lee Boyd Malvo willingly and proudly discussed the sniper shootings with two prison guards the day after his arrest, so his statements should be admissible in court, prosecutors said. "He was relaxed and calm as he related his past criminal activities," prosecutor Raymond Morrogh wrote in a motion filed Thursday and made public Friday. "His demeanor with the guards was that of one who was proud of his accomplishments and comfortable with the brutal...