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  • Is Colin Powell running for Hillary's veep?

    09/04/2006 7:10:59 PM PDT · by WmShirerAdmirer · 55 replies · 1,955+ views
    The American Thinker ^ | September 5, 2006 | James Lewis
    Here’s what we know. The Bush administration was framed by Valerie Plame, the upper CIA, and the mainstream media, with the active connivance of Richard Armitage, who is well known as Colin Powell’s best friend. Armitage has now been outed, after three years of Wilson-Plame smears against the administration going without an effective answer, and the VP’s chief of staff under indictment. We also know that Colin Powell’s “right hand man,” Col. Larry Wilkerson (ret.) went on a public rampage against the Bush administration, following other foreign policy retreads from Clinton I, such as Richard Clarke, the egregious Joe Wilson...
  • Their view of the world is through a bombsight [This view of the world is through a rectal opening]

    09/01/2006 6:33:44 AM PDT · by Alouette · 18 replies · 760+ views
    The Guardian ^ | Sept. 1, 2006 | Noam Chomsky
    American support for Israel's unwinnable aim of destroying Hizbullah only boosts its support in Lebanon and beyond Noam Chomsky Friday September 1, 2006 The Guardian In Lebanon, a little-honoured truce remains in effect - yet another in a decades-long series of ceasefires between Israel and its adversaries in a cycle that, as if inevitably, returns to warfare, carnage and human misery. Let's describe the current crisis for what it is: a US-Israeli invasion of Lebanon, with only a cynical pretence to legitimacy. Amid all the charges and counter-charges, the most immediate factor behind the assault is the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
  • World Pride parade to take place next month in J'lem [Level 6 Toxic Barf Alert]

    08/28/2006 7:36:52 AM PDT · by Alouette · 22 replies · 631+ views
    YNet ^ | Aug. 28, 2006 | Neta Sela
    After being postponed due to war in Lebanon, World Pride parade will take place one day before eve of Rosh Hashana. 'This year, parade has great significance in light of wave of incitement that Jerusalem community suffered from,' Open House says The Jerusalem Open House for Pride and Tolerance organization announced on Monday that the World Pride parade will take place on September 21 in Jerusalem. The pride parade was previously set to take place in August, but it was postponed due to the war in Lebanon. The Open House views the parade, which will take place a day before...
  • Same-Sex Marriage Wins by Losing By DAN SAVAGE

    07/30/2006 2:48:29 PM PDT · by Checkers · 33 replies · 2,342+ views
    New York Times ^ | July 30, 2006 | DAN SAVAGE
    THERE were community meetings in Seattle on Wednesday. Some of the couples who had sued to overturn Washington’s ban on same-sex marriage, a case they lost before the state’s Supreme Court earlier that day, were going to appear. Gay and straight elected officials who support “marriage equality” were going to make speeches. I probably should have been there too. But I had a previous engagement. The Seattle Mariners were playing the Toronto Blue Jays at Safeco Field. My 8-year-old son — adopted at birth by my boyfriend and me — loves the M’s almost as much as he hates the...
  • What do Chomsky, Saramago Think of us? [Who Cares What Those Pukes Think?]

    07/24/2006 6:45:24 AM PDT · by Alouette · 11 replies · 948+ views
    Idiot Acharonot ^ | July 24, 2006 | Merav Yudilovitch
    World-renowned intellectuals publish open letter to make it clear that world is not ignoring what is happening in the Middle East. Surprisingly, it's us they blame When the war began in northern Israel and the Gaza operation was expanded, Palestinian director and actor Juilano Mar Hamis sent out an e-mail asking who would paint the “Guernica” of Lebanon. Pablo Picasso’s “Guernica,” which shows the results of the Nazi bombing of Guernica in Spain, is still considered a symbol of the destruction and devastation that war leaves in its wake. According to Mar Hamis, his e-mail was intended to awaken the...
  • Operation Peace for the IDF

    07/16/2006 6:26:13 PM PDT · by SmithL · 20 replies · 753+ views
    Haaretz ^ | 7/17/6 | Gideon Levy
    Every neighborhood has one, a loudmouth bully who shouldn't be provoked into anger. He's insulted? He'll pull out a knife. Spat in the face? He'll draw a gun. Hit? He'll pull out a machine gun. Not that the bully's not right - someone did harm him. But the reaction, what a reaction! It's not that he's not feared, but nobody really appreciates him. The real appreciation is for the strong who don't immediately use their strength. Regrettably, the Israel Defense Forces once again looks like the neighborhood bully. A soldier was abducted in Gaza? All of Gaza will pay. Eight...
  • Aggression Under False Pretenses [Wash. Post Publishes Hamas Propaganda]

    07/11/2006 8:21:51 AM PDT · by Alouette · 35 replies · 748+ views
    Washington (com)Post ^ | July 11, 2006 | Ismail Haniyeh
    GAZA, Palestine -- As Americans commemorated their annual celebration of independence from colonial occupation, rejoicing in their democratic institutions, we Palestinians were yet again besieged by our occupiers, who destroy our roads and buildings, our power stations and water plants, and who attack our very means of civil administration. Our homes and government offices are shelled, our parliamentarians taken prisoner and threatened with prosecution. The current Gaza invasion is only the latest effort to destroy the results of fair and free elections held early this year. It is the explosive follow-up to a five-month campaign of economic and diplomatic warfare...
  • Ban on Gay Marriage Denies Justice to Children

    07/10/2006 4:06:21 PM PDT · by america4vr · 43 replies · 1,161+ views
    Salon ^ | July 10, 2006 | Sara Miles
    Jul. 10, 2006 | There's nothing like a judicial ruling -- in this case, the extremely tortured one written last week by Judge Robert S. Smith of the New York Court of Appeals against gay marriage -- to make me feel simultaneously all-powerful and helpless. On Friday, my family read the news over breakfast. I was on my way to volunteer at my church food pantry; my wife was finishing the endless paperwork for our 17-year-old daughter's college loan, and Katie -- one of the "children" in whose interest the court said it ruled -- was on her way out...
  • Giuliani and History (In the age of terror, he could be the best presidential candidate available)

    06/26/2006 10:40:25 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 275 replies · 2,468+ views
    The American Prowler ^ | 6/27/2006 | Philip Klein
    With Rudy Giuliani crisscrossing the country in support of Republican candidates and raising money for his new political action committee, it is beginning to look inevitable that he will seek the presidency in 2008. Despite his lead in many early polls, skeptics still dismiss his chances of winning the Republican nomination given his personal background and liberal views on social issues. There is no doubt that these will be obstacles for Giuliani, but compared to the forces that will propel him into the White House, they are small potatoes. "History is in motion, and those moving with it are so...
  • World Naked Bike Ride in San Francisco (WARNING: LINK NOT WORK-FRIENDLY!)

    06/12/2006 8:14:18 PM PDT · by TFFKAMM · 80 replies · 6,294+ views ^ | 6/12/06 | Zombie
    June 10, 2006 was the date for the World Naked Bike Ride, which -- as its name suggests -- is an international political event at which protesters take off all their clothes and ride bicycles through various cities around the globe. The focus of the protest is theoretically to encourage people to give up their "dependence on fossil fuel" -- but in practice the messages (which the organizers tell participants to paint directly on their bodies) are more scattered, ranging from "free speech" to presidential politics. I attended the San Francisco version of the event, which started at noon in...
  • Spam king settles with Texas, Microsoft

    06/03/2006 8:50:35 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 26 replies · 1,210+ views
    Hindustan Times ^ | June 4, 2006
    One of the world's most notorious spammers has settled lawsuits with the state of Texas and Microsoft Corp that cost him at least $1 million, took away most of his assets and forced him to stop sending the nuisance e-mails. Ryan Pitylak, 24, who graduated from the University of Texas last month, has admitted sending 25 million e-mails every day at the height of his spamming operation in 2004. At one time, Pitylak was listed as the fourth-worst spammer in the world by the Spamhaus Project, a London-based international clearinghouse that tracks spammers and works closely with law enforcement officials....
  • Chomsky: Hamas Policies Are More Conducive to a Peaceful Settlement than Those of the U.S. or Israel

    05/30/2006 3:25:05 PM PDT · by Alouette · 67 replies · 1,246+ views
    MEMRI ^ | May 23, 2006 | Noam Chomsky
    Following are excerpts from an interview with the American linguist Noam Chomsky, which aired on LBC TV on May 23, 2006. Interviewer: Do you consider Hizbullah to be a terrorist organization? Chomsky: The United States considers Hizbullah a terrorist organization, but the term terrorism is used by the great powers simply to refer to forms of violence of which they disapprove. So the U.S. was of course supporting the Israeli invasions and occupation of southern Lebanon. Hizbullah was instrumental in driving them out, so for that reason they are a terrorist organization. [...] It's an interesting dilemma. Personally I'm very...
  • Apartheid State of Israel Carries Out Holocaust [Jew-Hater Denies He is Anti-Semitic]

    05/17/2006 5:52:23 PM PDT · by Alouette · 11 replies · 527+ views
    UC Irvine New University ^ | May 17, 2006 | Huda Shaka
    Monday, May 15 marks the 58th anniversary of the creation of the apartheid state of Israel. Why preface it with the ugly “A” word? Because I believe that the state of Israel, with its racist policies against the Palestinians and illegal occupation of their land, is an apartheid state. Since 1906, when the Zionist congress decided to establish a Jewish homeland in Palestine, Zionist forces, first underground terrorist militias like the Haganah and Igron and then Israel’s Occupational Forces, have attempted to systematically annihilate Palestinians, and drive them out of their land by oppression, torture and humiliation. The Palestinians have...
  • CAPTION THESE TWO DOGS [Barf Bag Required!]

    05/15/2006 10:39:13 AM PDT · by Alouette · 95 replies · 3,568+ views
    Reuters ^ | May 14, 2006
  • Palestinians: Economic siege – real Nakba [BARF!]

    05/15/2006 9:07:12 AM PDT · by Alouette · 12 replies · 470+ views
    YNet ^ | May 15, 2006 | Ali Waked
    Palestinian Authority marks 'Disaster Day' for State of Israel's establishment. Gaza residents seem worn out, not eager to demonstrate; 'how could people be expected to go out and protest with no salaries?' Fatah activist explains Gaza residents on Monday marked the 58th Nakba Day – the "disaster" that struck the Palestinian people following the establishment of the State of Israel, which caused millions of Palestinians to become refugees all over the Arab world. This year, however, the day was different than before and stood in the shadow of what Gazans refer to as "the current Nakba" – the economic and...
  • Ahmadinejad’s letter makes some valid points [Nuclear HURL!]

    05/14/2006 8:33:34 AM PDT · by Alouette · 39 replies · 835+ views
    Seattle News Tribune ^ | May 14, 2006 | Barbara Schlotfeldt
    Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s message to our president ought to give all the leaders of our country as well as the rest of us pause. He is absolutely right to suggest that President Bush, and the rest of our nation, “do some soul-searching and atone for past U.S. transgressions.” While many proclaim that we are a “Christian nation,” we are not. We are not even a moral nation. If we were, our economic policies, both domestic and foreign, would reflect a deep, abiding care and compassion for our brothers and sisters around the globe. We would care for the Earth....
  • Peace is better than the West Bank [Idiot Puke Alert]

    04/18/2006 1:11:04 PM PDT · by Alouette · 34 replies · 672+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | Apr. 18, 2006 | MJ Rosenberg
    Our older son recently got married, an occasion that puts me in mind of family matters. Nick's American cousins were all at the wedding but none of the Israelis, not when the wedding was just a few days before Pessah. The Israeli cousins (there are about a dozen) are very religious and there is no way they would have travelled to the States right before the holiday. The Israeli cousins and American cousins all know and like each other, more than is common among young people whose primary connection is that they share a set of great-grandparents. But all the...
  • Just make sure we don't know [The Israeli Helen Thomas]

    04/06/2006 7:12:52 AM PDT · by Alouette · 16 replies · 585+ views
    Idiot Acharonot ^ | Apr. 6, 2006 | Shulamit "Uglier than Helen Thomas" Aloni
    Machsom Watch women struggle to show what's happening on stolen land There once was a nation in whose name the country's hallowed army and security forces, both secret and less secret, committed the most barbaric of crimes. The country claimed "we didn't know," even as the army looted homes and attacked foreign lands. Government PR/ propaganda was very helpful for people who didn't know. "Our actions are an existential need," they claimed. "The enemy is dangerous," "Our army is the most moral in the world," "Our country needs us, and we are patriots. Therefore, we must be understanding of everything,...
  • Radio station sale forces Air America to seek new home (Phoenix AM leftist puke goes religious)

    01/28/2006 3:36:12 PM PST · by Libloather · 32 replies · 1,349+ views
    Biz Journal ^ | 1/20/06 | Laura Newpoff
    Radio station sale forces Air America to seek new home Laura Newpoff The Business Journal From the January 20, 2006 print edition One of the first things Bob Christy did when he found out his liberal talk radio station's format was changing to religious broadcasting was to offer his worried staff an exit strategy. "I told them I'd give two-weeks pay to anyone who wanted to leave that day," Christy said. "But nobody did." Christy is general manager of KXXT 1010-AM in Phoenix, home of the Air America Radio format since September 2004. The station was acquired in October, part...
  • Gay channel Logo looking for gay life in America

    01/23/2006 9:53:26 AM PST · by Dane · 67 replies · 1,576+ views
    Reuters/Hollywood Reporter ^ | 1/23/06 | Kimberley Speight
    Gay channel Logo looking for gay life in America Mon Jan 23, 2006 1:19 AM ET By Kimberly Speight LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Logo -- the channel that targets lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender viewers -- is looking for gay life in small-town America. The MTV Networks outlet has ordered six episodes of a series tentatively titled "U.S. of ANT," in which comedian Ant travels across the United States investigating how members of the gay community are getting along. The show is set to premiere in the summer. As to how the towns will be chosen, Ant said he's...
  • Rattling the Cage: We can live with a nuclear Iran [Nuclear Puke]

    12/19/2005 11:46:13 AM PST · by Alouette · 52 replies · 829+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | Dec. 19, 2005 | Larry Derfner
    If I could choose between living with an Iran that had nuclear weapons and an Iran that didn't, I would choose the latter. And seeing as how Iran is going about the development of nuclear weapons, if there seemed a good chance that Israel could knock out its nascent capability as safely, or nearly as safely, as the Israel Air Force did with Iraq's in 1981, I'd be in favor of trying this route. A nuclear Iran is nothing to take lightly. But it doesn't have to drive Israel and Israelis crazy with fear and dread, which is what's happening...
  • Democrats Should Admit Their Mistakes (BARF ALERT)

    11/25/2005 1:35:28 PM PST · by Paloma_55 · 18 replies · 963+ views
    KCRA News - Hearst Broadcasting ^ | 11/24/05 | Helen Thomas
    John Edwards, the former Democratic nominee for vice president, has made a courageous admission: "I was wrong," he said, and made "a mistake" in voting for the war in Iraq when he was a senator from North Carolina. Edwards wrote his mea culpa in an op-ed article for The Washington Post on Nov. 13. Now, let's hear it from those other Democrats and, possibly, brave Republicans who are willing to admit that they, too, had been misled into war. That may be asking too much of members of the Democratic Leadership Council, who often toss in their political lot with...
  • Clinton’s still got the old charm (Barf, barf, barf, BARF!)

    11/08/2005 3:31:20 PM PST · by RightWingAtheist · 21 replies · 737+ views
    Minnesota Daily ^ | November 8 2005 | Some clueless idiot
    The president showed class and passion in a far-reaching lecture. Saturday evening’s Distinguished Carlson Lecture Series speech by former President Bill Clinton was a breath of fresh air for many of the attendees, most of whom were left-thinking. Clinton outlined five points relating to his goal of creating more integrated communities in a world where, in his opinion, “interdependence” rather than the more common term “globalization,” prevails. The lecture had a broad focus with a “how to fix the world as told by Bill Clinton” feel, but it was clear the president is still as passionate as ever about the...
  • A crowning achievement (Islamic Homecoming Queen)

    10/13/2005 4:58:45 AM PDT · by Rebelbase · 67 replies · 3,407+ views
    news and record ^ | 10/13/05 | Nancy H. McLaughlin
    Like campus queens before her, 20-year-old Anisah Rasheed has puts lots of work into finding the right evening gown and even staying in step for tonight's coronation, when amid all the glitz and pageantry of the day she is officially announced Miss A&T. The difference this year is that this Miss A&T will wear her jeweled tiara above her hajib, a headcovering worn by Muslim women. "Once I was elected Miss Freshman I knew I was at a university where they acknowledged everyone is different and it's OK to be different," said Rasheed, a marketing major from Roanoke, Va....
  • A beggar at Sharon's red light [Palestinians "humiliated" yet again!]

    10/11/2005 4:33:46 PM PDT · by Alouette · 16 replies · 577+ views
    Am-Haaretz ^ | Oct. 11, 2005 | Aluf Benn
    The effort to get Ariel Sharon together with Mahmoud Abbas makes more evident than anything which side lost the five-year war. Even when they finally do meet, the situation will be reminiscent of a driver encountering a beggar at the red light, more than a working discussion between two leaders of equal stature. [...] Prisoners, towns, checkpoints, wanted men. Give me, give me, the Palestinian Authority chairman pleads, and in Israel they're "checking" the matter, promising "measures" mostly to please the Americans. After months of examination, this week the defense establishment agreed that Egypt would provide some boxes of ammunition...
  • Who will weep for Palestinians? [Puke Your Guts Out]

    08/25/2005 8:30:22 AM PDT · by Alouette · 42 replies · 908+ views
    Toronto Star ^ | Aug. 25, 2005 | Haroon Siddiqui
    I asked three Arab Canadians for their reactions to the evacuation of Jewish settlers from the Gaza Strip. Khaled Mouammar, Richmond Hill. A Palestinian Christian from Nazareth, his family became refugees in 1948. He is a former president of the Canadian Arab Federation. "Where were these 900 international journalists in the last five years while the entire physical infrastructure of Gaza was being destroyed? "We see weeping settler girls and women being interviewed. But there were rarely any interviews with the thousands of Palestinian women and girls who've had their houses bulldozed, their family members killed or imprisoned. "The settlers...
  • IKEA Launches Own-brand Hijab for Muslim Staff

    08/23/2005 4:23:29 PM PDT · by aculeus · 25 replies · 1,232+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | August 22, 2005 | PRWEB
    PRWEB) August 22, 2005 -- IKEA's new Edmonton branch contacted to design and produce a 'hijab' – a Muslim headscarf - that would fit in with their current uniform. When IKEA first approached, their excited team was impressed that an internationally-acclaimed company like IKEA was making so much effort to accommodate Muslims in its workforce. The challenge for the team was to create a hijab that had the IKEA branding; that was easy to put on without the need for pins - so avoiding any health and safety hazards; and that was something employees would feel comfortable wearing...
  • City's Liberal, but It's No Detroit *BARF ALERT*

    08/14/2005 4:43:39 PM PDT · by Dan Nunn · 21 replies · 1,037+ views
    New York Sun ^ | August 12, 2005 | Meghan Clyne
    A new study puts the Big Apple near the bottom of a list of the top 25 most liberal cities in America - and behind such newly crowned leftist redoubts as Gary, Ind., Newark, N.J., and Flint, Mich. According to the study, released yesterday, Detroit, is the most liberal city in America. Provo, Utah, is the most conservative. The survey was conducted by the Bay Area Center for Voting Research, a nonpartisan, nonprofit institute based in Berkeley, Calif. The institute's findings, particularly on the liberal list, challenged the preconceptions of those who expected either small, left-leaning university towns - such...
  • Teen sentenced in vomit assault

    07/27/2005 3:34:10 PM PDT · by holymoly · 33 replies · 907+ views
    Columbia Daily Tribune ^ | Jul 27, 2005 | A,P.
    OLATHE, Kan. (AP) - A high school student convicted of vomiting on his Spanish teacher has been ordered to spend the next four months cleaning up anytime someone throws up in a police car. Johnson County Magistrate Judge Michael Farley said during the sentencing yesterday that he considered the boy’s actions "an assault upon the dignity of all teachers." The teen, now 17, was charged with a misdemeanor count of battery in June in the juvenile division of Johnson Country District Court. During the last day of classes at Olathe Northwest High School, the teen vomited on Spanish teacher David...
  • London and reckless media: Media blindly pointed the finger at Islam (Puke Alert RED)

    07/13/2005 3:57:06 PM PDT · by RightWingAtheist · 23 replies · 693+ views
    Minnesota Daily ^ | July 13 2005 | Some idiot student journalist
    he city of London was shaken by terror when three bombs exploded last week on the London subway. In the middle of the chaos, media outlets lacked professional and objective integrity by jumping to hasty conclusions and blaming Muslims for the atrocity. The words “Islam” and “terrorism” were recklessly used by media staff and political analysts on television. Not only was it difficult for professionals to differentiate between the act of terror and the faith of Islam, but the connection was made without the slightest afterthought. British Prime Minister Tony Blair stated that the evidence points to al-Qaida but that...
  • Holy madness: Settlers get rich at the expense of the poor [Wicked Witch of the Mideast]

    07/03/2005 10:07:31 AM PDT · by Alouette · 22 replies · 575+ views
    Ynet ^ | July 3, 2005 | Shulamit Aloni
    It’s no secret the settlements were born in sin, outside the jurisdiction of the State of Israel, where the occupier has no right to establish colonies. With the passage of time, the settlements built up strength and courage and collected capital and assets - illegally. Through lies and deceit, even before the courts, they said they were there for security needs, and that way robbed land from the local poor and enslaved them in their farms. In pre-revolution Russia this class was referred to as Kulaks. Something similar was present in the southern United States before the civil war. The...
  • Fund raising letter from PFAW (Projectile Hurl Alert)

    06/30/2005 10:51:20 AM PDT · by bassmaner · 3 replies · 298+ views
    today | me
    I had the dubious pleasure yesterday of receiving a fund-raising letter from the leftist moonbats at the People For the American Way. These kooks are gearing up for the Supreme Court battle to come, and are obviously raising money to fund BS television commercials to smear any conservative that GWB may nominate.What particularly caught my eye about this bilge, in addition to obligatory slamming of the 'far right' Bush admin, was their ratings of the justices on the current USSC. They broke them down into 3 categories - 'Extremist', 'Conservative', and 'Moderate':As one may expect from these nitwits, the 'Extremists'...
  • 'Today' OKs Gay Weddings

    06/27/2005 9:05:17 AM PDT · by Pikamax · 120 replies · 4,138+ views
    Broadcasting and Cable ^ | 06/27/05 | Broadcasting and Cable
    'Today' OKs Gay Weddings Gay marriage may still be a subject of hot debate elsewhere in the country, but NBC's Today show has decided, with some outside prodding, where it stands: Same-sex vows are fine with them. For six years, the show has been running a series that offers an on-air wedding to couples willing to let viewers help select details down to the honeymoon location. One stipulation: “This opportunity is open only to currently engaged couples consisting of a male and a female.” After inquiries from gay-rights activists and an article last week in The Advocate, the policy was...
  • Amnesty is not out to get Israel [U.S. is bigger target]

    06/20/2005 9:01:45 AM PDT · by Alouette · 10 replies · 465+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | June 19, 2005 | Einat Hurvitz & Claudio Cordone
    Amnesty International investigates, documents and takes action on human rights violations around the globe using one standard – that of international human rights and humanitarian law – and strives to do so in an impartial way. Nevertheless, the annual Amnesty International Report 2005 covering human rights violations around the globe in 2004 generated criticism in this newspaper from David Forman ("We are not paranoid," May 30) and Michael Ehrlich ("Amnesty International – do your homework," June 2). Forman accuses Amnesty International (AI) of being "out to get" Israel while ignoring serious human rights violations elsewhere in the world. Most of...
  • The paradox of Jerusalem [Ultra-PUKE!!]

    06/10/2005 4:33:57 PM PDT · by Alouette · 5 replies · 327+ views
    Am-Haaretz ^ | June 10, 2005 | Tom Segev
    Some time ago Amos Gil traveled to the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Kafr Aqeb. On his way back from the village he was stopped by Border Policemen and given a tongue-lashing: Did he not know that Israelis are not allowed to enter the West Bank? Gil, who is executive director of the Ir Amim association, was unable to persuade the policemen of their error: Kafr Aqeb, located in the northeast of the city, lies within the boundaries of "Greater Jerusalem," but as far as the policemen knew, the State of Israel ends at the checkpoint they were manning, a few...
  • Whose right of return is more sacred? [ultra HURL!]

    06/06/2005 8:43:59 AM PDT · by Alouette · 11 replies · 473+ views
    Am-Haaretz ^ | June 6, 2005 | Akiva Eldar
    It could be that there is some substance to the argument that Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas (Abu Mazen) is plotting to eliminate the State of Israel by means of the right of return. It is true, more or less, like the prediction that Syrian President Bashar Assad is ripe for a peace agreement in return for the Golan Heights. [...] Ya'alon is complaining that even after four years of fighting we have not succeeded in convincing even Fatah, the Palestinian ruling party, to recognize a Jewish state that will exist here for all eternity. [...] Why should the right...
  • My best wishes

    05/23/2005 6:16:41 AM PDT · by Zero Sum · 8 replies · 408+ views ^ | May 23, 2005 | Jeff Jacoby
    May 17 was a milestone: the one-year anniversary of same-sex marriage in Massachusetts. The media marked the occasion by spotlighting some of the 6,000 gay and lesbian couples who got married here during the past 12 months, and if there was a common theme that ran through all the interviews and profiles, it was the joy of the newlyweds. Hundreds of same-sex couples converged on Boston Common to celebrate the anniversary on Tuesday, and in the large group photo that appeared in The Boston Globe the next morning, virtually every face is wreathed in smiles. If I were a supporter...
  • ZOT! Why treat the "middle class" as sacred?

    05/19/2005 6:40:07 PM PDT · by righisright · 48 replies · 2,746+ views
    Let's face i, governments and unions are agents of THEFT and to a large degree, they are the bagmen of the middle class. They distort the markets for labor and trade so that some people are able to TAKE more resources out of the pockets of the owning class than they are entitled to. It makes me sick. Most of the people in the “middle class” in America have no business having what they have. If the just, God-given market forces were left alone, those thieves would be living in the shacks their productivity entitles them to and the wealthy...
  • In U.S. Report, Brutal Details of 2 Afghan Inmates' Deaths

    05/20/2005 6:30:19 AM PDT · by Mikmur · 30 replies · 1,268+ views
    nytimes ^ | 5/20/05 | By TIM GOLDEN
    Even as the young Afghan man was dying before them, his American jailers continued to torment him. The prisoner, a slight, 22-year-old taxi driver known only as Dilawar, was hauled from his cell at the detention center in Bagram, Afghanistan, at around 2 a.m. to answer questions about a rocket attack on an American base. He had been chained by the wrists to the top of his cell for much of the previous four days. Mr. Dilawar asked for a drink of water, and one of the two interrogators, Specialist Joshua R. Claus, 21, picked up a large plastic bottle....
  • Boomers have paid their dues to society

    05/18/2005 10:06:08 AM PDT · by qam1 · 179 replies · 3,027+ views
    Sydney Morning Herald ^ | 5/18/05 | Jan Murray
    Jan Murray believes boomers are right to demand your money. I am having trouble empathising with the bleating about whose taxes will fund the ageing baby-boomer bunch in the near future. Such mean-hearted tripe. Such chutzpah - the high-chair set having a hissy fit just thinking about the load it's going to have to bear. So, who started it and how do we stop it is what I want to know. I feel like digging out my pewter jewellery and hurling it at the next Generation-X pet who complains that his or her taxes will be supporting the likes of...
  • Give the bullies a chance to repent [Puke Your Guts Out]

    05/17/2005 11:47:54 AM PDT · by Alouette · 10 replies · 409+ views
    Ha'aretz ^ | May 17, 2005 | Shamai Leibowitz
    Ariel Sharon's decision to postpone the disengagement until after Tisha B'Av is surrender to a dictate by the settlers more than an understanding of the Jewish calendar. After all, Tisha B'Av is followed by the month of Elul, and then the settlers will ask for another postponement. How can "districts of the homeland be forsaken" in the month of compassion and forgiveness? Then comes the New Year, and Yom Kippur, and Sukkot, etc., without an end, since it is always possible to find a holiday or fast day on the Jewish calendar. [snip...] The IDF and the settlers continue to...
  • Deciding peace [Delusional Liberal HURL!!]

    05/16/2005 8:37:21 PM PDT · by Alouette · 9 replies · 451+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | May 17, 2005 | Gershon Baskin
    Can a peace process be created as the result of a political decision? If so, is the absence of a peace process the direct outcome of the lack of a political directive to build it? Did the Oslo process fail as a result of a lack of commitment to translating agreements into real terms, and of decisions to implement them on the policy level? Imagine what would happen if Ariel Sharon directed the government and the military to invest maximum efforts in achieving peace. Imagine if Sharon demanded concrete plans from each ministry to create a peace process in each...
  • Hillary Clinton receives honorary degree, presidential 'charge' (CAPTION-N-PUKE!)

    05/14/2005 4:00:54 PM PDT · by Libloather · 22 replies · 1,296+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | 5/14/05 | CHARLES ODUM
    Hillary Clinton receives honorary degree, presidential 'charge' CHARLES ODUM Associated Press Posted on Sat, May. 14, 2005 Democratic U.S. Sen. and former first lady Hillary Rodham Clinton applauds the just graduated women from Agnes Scott College as she joins them for a group photo after the graduation ceremony at the school in Decatur, Ga., Saturday, May 14, 2005. Clinton was on hand to deliver the commencement speech and accept an honorary degree from the all women's college. (AP Photo/John Amis) DECATUR, Ga. - Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton on Saturday told Agnes Scott College graduates that all women must "decide what...
  • Bar sued over puke tax

    05/09/2005 6:19:34 PM PDT · by pissant · 3 replies · 180+ views
    ananova ^ | 5/9/05 | staff
    A Brazilian man is suing a bar in Brazil which charged him a £4 puke tax. Luiz Fernandes Peres had the 'tax' added to his bill after a friend was sick in the toilet. The Taverna Pub Medieval Bar in Natal imposes the fee whenever anyone is sick on the premises. But an angry Mr Peres told Terra Noticias Populares: "I consider this extortion."
  • America's humiliating gift (Puke your guts out!)

    05/08/2005 8:39:06 PM PDT · by Alouette · 49 replies · 1,162+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | May 8, 2005 | Daoud Kuttab
    The demand by the US Congress to divert $50 million of President George W. Bush's $200-million pledge of aid to the Palestinian Authority for Israeli checkpoints is something like requiring the Vatican to contribute air-conditioners to abortion clinics or divorce lawyers' fees as part of its policy of easing the plight of Catholic women. The new motto of the US Agency for International Development (USAID) is very simple and direct: "From the American People." Recent conditions tacked onto a planned US grant from the American people is adding insult to Palestinian injury. Diverting to Israel millions from monies promised to...

    05/08/2005 5:54:08 PM PDT · by Shortwave · 71 replies · 6,429+ views
    Matt Drudge ^ | Drudge
    XXXXX DRUDGE REPORT XXXXX SUN MAY 08, 2005 20:46:22 ET XXXXX ABC: THE NEW PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES; NETWORK SAID TO PICK UP 'COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF' FOR FALL **Exclusive** Is America ready for Ms. President!?! The new fall schedule will not be announced until later this month, but the DRUDGE REPORT has learned that ABC has picked up COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF, a drama following the challenges facing the first female President of the United States. MORE
  • Eliminating any chance of a state [GAG! PUKE! HURL!]

    05/02/2005 6:06:18 AM PDT · by Alouette · 9 replies · 397+ views
    Ha'aretz ^ | May 2, 2005 | Danny Rubinstein
    In the summer of 2001, less than four years ago, the Israeli government issued an order to shut down the Palestine Liberation Organization offices in Orient House in East Jerusalem. The offices had been operating with Israel's consent since the beginning of the peace process and in keeping with the Oslo agreement. They were run by Faisal al-Husseini, who held the PLO's Jerusalem portfolio and died a few weeks before they were closed down. Perhaps the most important department in the Orient House was the one in charge of preserving and developing the Palestinian presence in East Jerusalem. The Palestinian...
  • Rattling the Cage: Not Nitzanim [ULTRA HURL!]

    04/28/2005 10:08:07 AM PDT · by Alouette · 7 replies · 334+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | Apr. 28, 2005 | Larry Derfner
    I know it isn't nice to knock the Gush Katif settlers, especially those prepared to leave voluntarily, but their demand to be resettled amid the protected sand dunes by the stunning beaches of Nitzanim shouldn't be surprising. The movement they've been a part of has never given a damn about how it treats the actual land of the Land of Israel. The only thing West Bank and Gaza settlers have ever really wanted to do was cover that land with as much Jewish-owned concrete and asphalt as possible. They look at the pastoral, biblical landscapes of Judea and Samaria and...
  • The Pappe letter [Jerusalem Post Jumps the Shark]

    04/25/2005 8:17:40 PM PDT · by Alouette · 25 replies · 886+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | Apr. 26, 2005 | Ilan Pappe
    I appeal to you today to be part of a historical movement and moment that may bring an end to more than a century of colonization, occupation and dispossession of Palestinians. I appeal to you as an Israeli Jew, who for years wished, and looked, for other ways to bring an end to the evil perpetrated against the Palestinians in the occupied territories, inside Israel and in the refugee camps. I devoted all my adult life, with others, to creating a substantial peace movement inside Israel, in which, so we hoped, academia will play a leading role. But after 37...
  • Editorial: Bolton's bullying/He needs to go away (BARF BARRAGE!!!)

    04/21/2005 8:19:42 AM PDT · by RightWingAtheist · 12 replies · 743+ views
    Minneapolis (Red) Star-Tribune ^ | April 21 2005 | The Usual Gang of Idiots at the Star and Sickle
    When the White House says Democrats are trumping up accusations against John Bolton, nominated to be U.N. ambassador, it's kind of like the White House saying Martin Luther King Jr. trumped up accusations of racial bias: sad, laughable and demonstrably untrue on its face. But that's the line the Bush administration is taking on Bolton, despite an almost certainly fatal wound his nomination suffered Tuesday in the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. After an impassioned plea by Sen. Joe Biden, D-Del., Sen. George Voinovich, R-Ohio, said what he had heard troubled him enough that he didn't feel comfortable voting for Bolton....