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  • McNuggets lady pleads not guilty in drive-thru rage

    01/29/2010 6:20:23 PM PST · by High Cotton · 32 replies · 951+ views
    Toledo On The Move ^ | 1/18/10 | Amulya Raghuveer
    The East Toledo woman who punched through a McDonald's drive-thru window after being told chicken McNuggets were not available pleaded not guilty in court Thursday. Melodi Dushane, 24, stopped at the fast-food restaurant at Front and Main Streets in East Toledo in the early morning hours of Jan. 1 and asked for chicken nuggets. When the drive-thru attendant told her the restaurant was only serving breakfast and that the item was not available, Dushane reached through the window and punched the attendant in the mouth. In court Thursday, Dushane pleaded not guilty to one count of vandalism and two counts...
  • Dear Michael Steele and the suck! [vanity]

    10/25/2009 10:16:51 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 64 replies · 1,517+ views
    FR | 2009-10-26 | rabscuttle385
    So I got yet another solicitation from the RNC in the mail today. And then I remembered how Michael Steele and the RNC/NRCC establishment is backing the infamous DIABLO Scozzabama. And then I remembered how Lindsey Graham is helping John F'in Kerry on cap-and-tax. That's when I got mad. And then I remembered how Lindsey Graham went in front of La Raza and said: "We're going to shut those bigots up!" That's when I got REALLY mad. It's unfortunate that the stupid RINOs can't get a very plain and simple message: NO MORE DAMN RINOS! And with that, I am...
  • Honoring September 11th: The Rage Ratchet

    09/11/2009 3:52:47 PM PDT · by CMoran325 · 223+ views
    Big Hollywood ^ | Sept 11, 2009 | Bill Whittle
    Well, it’s been eight years since that terrible morning – George Bush was as deep into his first term of office as Barack Obama is today when those awful events unfolded. The anniversary in the mainstream media will be muted, as always – and we’ll come back to that. And even though three thousand people died that day, I want to concentrate on two – not to exclude the others, but simply to show you that they were not some abstract number but individual lives. Kevin CosgroveOne of the people who died that day, eight years ago, was a businessman...
  • Bush: Obama doing just fine

    03/18/2009 11:35:09 AM PDT · by meandog · 97 replies · 3,325+ views
    News Max ^ | Wednesday, March 18, 2009 11:14 AM | By: Dan Weil
    Bush: Obama Is Doing Just Fine You probably wouldn’t expect former President George W. Bush, in his first speech since leaving office, to praise his successor. But that’s exactly what he did Tuesday. In a folksy address to 1,400 people in Canada, he expressed confidence in President Obama’s ability to mend the economy and financial system, Jason Enns, a financial advisor who attended the speech, told Bloomberg. Media weren’t allowed at the event. “He told us: ‘Wall Street had a big party and now we’re dealing with their hangover,’” Enns says. Enns said Bush told the audience that he expects...
  • Border fences grow, as does debate that rages over them

    03/15/2009 7:43:13 AM PDT · by SandRat · 29 replies · 1,914+ views
    Arizona Daily Star ^ | Brady McCombs
    (Critics: They're useless; Supporters: They're absolutely essential) NOGALES — Three men prop a ladder on top of a tree branch and lean it against a 15-foot border fence made of steel tubes so close together a man can't fit his head through. One by one, they climb over and shimmy down the other side, landing in the United States at the bottom of the Mariposa Wash, about two miles west of Nogales. They jog north across a concrete road, fading into the brush. On a nearby ridge, a U.S. Border Patrol agent watches, then jumps in his SUV and speeds...
  • Citigroup Bailout Blasted [reader comments]

    11/24/2008 3:49:23 PM PST · by rabscuttle385 · 9 replies · 839+ views
    The Washington Post - dot.comments ^ | 2008-11-24 | Doug Feaver
    Our Readers Who Comment are up in arms this morning about the news that the government will protect Citigroup against potential losses on a $306 billion pool of troubled assets. Those readers have hated bailouts from the moment they were first proposed, and that anger has not diminished in the weeks since. They complain that huge banking companies who stiff them with astronomical interest charges for being a day or two late on their credit cards are getting help, but they're not. They wonder why government seems less willing to assist the auto industry and its threatened workers than it...
  • He Laughs [Devotional]

    11/10/2008 3:57:54 AM PST · by tenger · 1 replies · 168+ views
    Devotions ChopChop ^ | November 10, 2008 | Dave Miller (tenger)
    “Let us break their chains,” they say, “and throw off their fetters.” The One enthroned in heaven laughs; the Lord scoffs at them. Psalm 2:3-4 As I’ve been discussing for the past week, God is in control. Consider the story of a five-year-old playing basketball with his 6’10” brother. When the little boy says to his older brother, “I’m gonna stomp on you,” the older brother has little reaction but to laugh. It’s totally preposterous that a boy who cannot even tie his shoes can win against his older, taller brother. But, isn’t it amazing when the enemies of God...
  • Why DO the Nations Rage?

    11/09/2008 7:42:19 PM PST · by tenger · 3 replies · 138+ views
    Devotions ChopChop ^ | November 9, 2008 | Dave Miller (tenger)
    Why do the nations rage and the peoples plot in vain? The kings of the earth take their stand and the rulers gather together against the Lord and against his Anointed One. Psalm 2:1-2 There are many in this world who would shake their fists at God. They’re angry. Before we become self-righteous about their anger at God, I think we need to take a close look at our house as well. Could it be that they look at us and see a lack of devotion to Christ and his teachings? Consider the areas that this might display itself. You...
  • Stupid! It's The Economy. (Right Rage, Wrong Reason)

    10/14/2008 4:13:55 AM PDT · by suspects · 18 replies · 611+ views
    Boston Herald ^ | October 14, 2008 | Michael Graham
    When a voter stood up at a John McCain rally in Waukesha, Wis., and announced “I’m mad - I’m really, really mad,” I thought to myself: You go, boy! It’s about time! Then he lost me: “And what’s gonna surprise ya,” he told McCain, “it’s not the economy.” Not the economy? Pal, I don’t know what Kool-Aid they’re serving in your bunker, but you need to lay off. Anger over the “socialist take-over” may be dominating the message boards at the John Birch Society, but for normal Americans, it’s not even on the radar screen. McCain has absolutely got my...
  • Nozzle Rage: Lovers Lane

    09/17/2008 4:00:43 PM PDT · by mosquewatch · 5 replies · 194+ views ^ | September 16, 2008 | nozzlerage
    OPEC ruins another romantic evening.Have a watch.
  • searching for new Rage Boy at the GOP convention

    08/20/2008 11:02:32 AM PDT · by WOBBLY BOB · 8 replies · 139+ views ^ | 8-20-08 | Wobbly Bob
    I was wondering if people would be interested in some photos from the GOP Convention and all the moonbats on parade. I figure since I'm forced to enter the fray just to get to work, I may as well get some pics of the moonbats on "Peace Island" (Cowleen Rowley's little makebelieve world of unicorns and moonbeams) and other similar nuttery. Maybe I can find a new replacement Anglo-European version of Rage Boy in the process.
  • US Fears Over McCain's Fiery Temper

    05/14/2008 5:12:31 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 53 replies · 86+ views ^ | May 14, 2008 | Keith Graves
    Senator John McCain, the Republican candidate to become the next US president, is prone to uncontrollable fits of rage which those in his camp worry could be a liability, both in November's election and the job itself. His wife has defended his outbursts as signs of "passion". But even some of his friends and supporters worry that displays of irrational anger could prove disastrous if he became the most powerful man in the world, with a thermonuclear arsenal at his fingertips. A member of one of Washington's most respected Republican families told Sky News: "Everyone in Washington's political circles has...

    04/03/2008 11:04:51 AM PDT · by SkyPilot · 99 replies · 156+ views
    Daily Express ^ | 3 April 08 | Emily Garnham
    SUPERMODEL Naomi Campbell has been arrested at Heathrow airport on suspicion of assaulting a police officer. Naomi Campbell was arrested at Heathrow's brand new Terminal 5 today after allegedly spitting at a police officer. It is understood she was on board a British Airways flight when the incident occurred. BAA has confirmed a passenger on board a BA flight was removed. Passengers on the aircraft said the supermodel was rude to staff and officers after an issue with her luggage, which resulted in her being handcuffed whilst on board. According to sources Ms Campbell, who has a reputation for her...
  • Spurned Chinese wife burns 400 cell phones after relationship blows up

    03/08/2008 5:24:58 AM PST · by TigerLikesRooster · 18 replies · 526+ views
    AP ^ | 03/08/08
    Spurned Chinese wife burns 400 cell phones after relationship blows up AP - Saturday, March 8BEIJING - A spurned Chinese wife set fire to more than 400 cell phones owned by her and her husband after he walked out on their marriage, a news agency reported Friday. The official Xinhua News Agency said the 37-year-old woman, identified only by her surname Wang, was arrested for arson. The couple had owned a successful retail phone business in Weifang, the eastern province of Shandong. However, their shaky relationship hit rock bottom when her husband left her on March 3, the news agency...
  • McCain Should Be Feared, Writer Says

    02/10/2008 2:09:16 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 61 replies · 462+ views
    Newsmax Insider Report (email) | February 10, 2008 | Newsmax
    1. McCain Should Be Feared, Writer Says Presidential hopeful John McCain is being billed as the Republican that liberals can live with, but his credentials as a “bipartisan progressive” are in fact a “lazy, hazy myth,” according to liberal pundit Johann Hari. “The truth is that McCain is the candidate we should most fear,” writes Hari, a columnist for The Independent in Britain, in an article that appeared in the Seattle Post-Intelligencer. “Not only is he to the right of Bush on a whole range of subjects, he is also the Republican candidate most likely to dispense with Hillary Clinton...
  • Leading Democrats To Bill Clinton: Pipe Down

    01/19/2008 6:43:56 PM PST · by Sub-Driver · 89 replies · 108+ views
    Leading Democrats To Bill Clinton: Pipe Down By Jonathan Alter NEWSWEEK Updated: 1:43 PM ET Jan 19, 2008 Prominent Democrats are upset with the aggressive role that Bill Clinton is playing in the 2008 campaign, a role they believe is inappropriate for a former president and the titular head of the Democratic Party. In recent weeks, Sen. Edward Kennedy and Rep. Rahm Emanuel, both currently neutral in the Democratic contest, have told their old friend heatedly on the phone that he needs to change his tone and stop attacking Sen. Barack Obama, according to two sources familiar with the conversations...
  • Bill Clinton says he witnessed voter suppression

    01/19/2008 10:26:50 AM PST · by COUNTrecount · 117 replies · 198+ views
    Politico ^ | January 19, 2008 | Ben Smith
    Bill Clinton, speaking at a Vegas YMCA last night, made more charges against Obama and claimed to have, with Chelsea, personally witnessed voter suppression by the Culinary Workers: There is this whole business of the new politics. Well I got a taste of the new politics today. We need a new politics where we all love each other. You’ve heard all that. There’s a radio ad up in the northern part of Nevada telling Republicans that they ought to just register as Democrats for a day so they can beat Hillary and go out and be Republicans next week and...
  • Godrej hosts Salman Rushdie, angers Muslims [INDIA]

    01/17/2008 4:41:40 AM PST · by CarrotAndStick · 5 replies · 172+ views
    The Times of India ^ | 17 Jan 2008, 1533 hrs IST | The Times of India / Reuers
    MUMBAI: An Islamic group in India is asking Muslims to boycott products of a top Indian business group if its owner does not apologise for hosting author Salman Rushdie on a brief holiday this week. Rushdie stayed at the bungalow of the Godrej family while visiting Mumbai, where he was born and spent many of his early years. The author is a personal friend of the Godrejs, who are one of the big business families in India. The fact that Rushdie was invited by the Godrejs has angered the All-India Ulema Council - a national grouping of Muslim organisations -...
  • Aggression as rewarding as sex: Study

    01/16/2008 4:51:49 AM PST · by CarrotAndStick · 13 replies · 115+ views
    PTI ^ | 16 Jan 2008, 1426 hrs IST | PTI
    NEW YORK: It has been well documented that, across human cultures and in most mammals, males are more aggressive than females. It's simple to blame male hormones but a new study has found the role of brain in the behaviour. A team of researchers at the Vanderbilt University in the United States has carried out the study and found it is the human brain which processes aggression as a reward much like sex, food and drugs. "We have found that the 'reward pathway' in the brain becomes engaged in response to an aggressive event and that dopamine is involved. "It's...
  • Undercover Robbinsdale cop charged in road-rage case(MN)

    12/20/2007 1:20:01 PM PST · by WOBBLY BOB · 23 replies · 505+ views
    pioneer press ^ | 12-20-07 | DAVE ORRICK AND NANCY YANG
    An undercover Robbinsdale police officer involved in a June road-rage incident was indicted today in Anoka County District Court on a charge of making terroristic threats. Landen Beard was shot in the leg during the June 7 rolling dispute on a Coon Rapids side street. The other man involved, Martin Treptow, 35, was charged Wednesday with drive-by shooting, reckless discharge of a firearm and making terroristic threats. At the time, Beard was in one vehicle; in the other were Martin and Rebecca Treptow and their two children. What is known is that a horn-honking shouting match broke out between the...
  • Islamic Rage Boy, Very Short and Funny (Vanity)

    12/14/2007 7:21:37 AM PST · by 30 Govt. · 21 replies · 439+ views
    YouTube ^ | 9/8/07 | Del CG
    If you are in need of a laugh this morning click on the following link. The Howard Dean scream along is worth the effort.
  • Tribute to Islamic Rage Boy and Islamic Protestors lol funny(vanity)

    12/13/2007 4:54:42 PM PST · by 30 Govt. · 6 replies · 98+ views
    You Tube ^ | 9/4/07 | Revolution of CG
    Tribute to Islamic Rage Boy! Funny!
  • Taking a Whack Against Comcast

    10/18/2007 5:56:35 AM PDT · by 3AngelaD · 40 replies · 83+ views
    Washington Post ^ | October 18, 2007 | Neely Tucker
    ...Fear not, fellow Americans! In these dark days of war, pestilence and Paris Hilton, a new hero has arisen. She is none other than 75-year-old Mona "The Hammer" Shaw, who took the aforementioned implement to her local Comcast office in Manassas to settle a score, and boy, did she! This was after the company had scheduled installation of its much ballyhooed "Triple Play" service, which combines phone, cable and Internet services, in Shaw's brick home in nearby Bristow. But Shaw said they failed to show up on the appointed day, Monday, Aug. 13. They came two days later but left...
  • Caption Rosie O'Donnell (barf alert)

    09/17/2007 4:30:43 AM PDT · by redstates4ever · 13 replies · 158+ views
    Yahoo! News Photos ^ | 9/12/07 | staff
    "Comedian Rosie O'Donnell performs at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas"
  • Three air rage planes diverted to Shannon (Ireland)

    09/11/2007 9:36:17 PM PDT · by Murtyo · 23 replies · 1,123+ views
    RTE News, Ireland ^ | Tuesday, 11 September 2007 22:45
    watch A total of three flights have been redirected to Shannon Airport after alleged air rage incidents. A number of people are in custody. Two people were arrested following the first alleged air rage incident on board a transatlantic jet this afternoon. Advertisement Martinair flight 621 was forced to divert to Shannon where it landed safely at 3.40pm. There were 233 passengers on board the aircraft which was en route from Amsterdam to Cuba. Gardaí were waiting at Shannon when the plane landed and two people, a man and a woman, believed to be from Ukraine were arrested on suspicion...
  • (D) Rep. Bob Filner Charged With Assault on Virginia Airport Worker (D)

    08/20/2007 2:14:29 PM PDT · by nuconvert · 53 replies · 1,717+ views
    FOX News ^ | August 20, 2007
    Rep. Bob Filner Charged With Assault on Virginia Airport Worker Monday , August 20, 2007 WASHINGTON — California Rep. Bob Filner was facing charges Monday for allegedly assaulting an airline worker at Dulles International Airport after becoming upset that his luggage had not arrived at a baggage carousel. Filner, 64, is slated to appear in Loudoun County, Va., General District Court on Oct. 2. Court officials could not say whether the San Diego Democrat had been served the summons yet to show up on that date. Filner's office passed all inquiries directly to the congressman, who has yet to respond....
  • All the rage - victim of US bloggers' cartoon hits back ('Islamic Rage Boy')

    08/06/2007 8:47:29 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 208 replies · 7,898+ views
    Guardian (UK) ^ | July 23, 2007 | Riazat Butt
    With his clenched fists, wild eyes and gnashing teeth he has become the face of Muslim fury, protesting against the enemies of Islam. Shakeel Ahmad Bhat has been on the frontline of political activism in Srinagar, India, for more than a decade. His constant presence, captured by photographers and beamed across the world, has caught the imagination of rightwing bloggers who have dubbed him Islamic Rage Boy and turned him into an internet phenomenon. Typing his nickname into a search engine yields more than 75,000 results. He has inspired a cartoon character and merchandise. But the 30-year-old Kashmiri activist is...
  • Muslim outrage at Channel 4 film prompts new inquiry by watchdog

    08/09/2007 5:04:05 AM PDT · by Forgiven_Sinner · 17 replies · 598+ views
    The Times ^ | August 9, 2007 | Adam Sherwin, Media Correspondent
    A “distorted” Channel 4 documentary about Muslim extremism that enraged community leaders and resulted in a fruitless police investigation will now be the subject of an Ofcom inquiry. West Midlands Police made a formal complaint over a Channel 4 Dispatches film that participants and race crime prosecutors claim was edited in a misleading manner. Undercover Mosque, broadcast in January, featured footage shot at a number of mosques, including one at which a preacher praised the Taleban for killing British soldiers. Channel 4 said that the programme revealed how a message of hatred and segregation was being spread by some Islamic...
  • Striking a blow for freedom (TOMMIE THE COMMIE GOES FOLKIE)

    04/08/2007 8:30:25 AM PDT · by Chi-townChief · 11 replies · 685+ views
    Chicago Sun-Times ^ | April 8, 2007 | JIM DeROGATIS Pop Music Critic
    Born and raised in the Chicago suburb of Libertyville, Tom Morello will always be best known to legions of rock fans as a supreme shredder -- the musician who developed a new vocabulary for lead guitar by evoking falling bombs, bursts of machine-gun fire and scratching turntables with '90s rap-rockers Rage Against the Machine and the post-alternative supergroup Audioslave. The 42-year-old musician has always worked just as hard as a political activist, however -- he is a co-founder and driving force behind the organization Axis of Justice -- and for the last four and a half years, he's quietly been...
  • Man shot at interstate exit ramp in Richfield(MN)

    01/30/2007 4:08:43 PM PST · by Rakkasan1 · 7 replies · 300+ views
    MPLS Star & SIckle ^ | 1-30-07 | Anthony Lonetree,
    A man who was shot in an apparent road-rage incident in Richfield Tuesday afternoon was undergoing surgery at Hennepin County Medical Center for what was believed to be a "serious gunshot wound," police Lt. Todd Sandell said. The victim, who wasn't identified, reportedly was shot by one of two men riding in a blue-green Ford Taurus, Sandell said.
  • I rode on the wild side -- when road rage met anti-Semitism

    01/14/2007 10:29:11 PM PST · by Nachum · 99 replies · 3,000+ views ^ | 2007-01-12 | Gary Wexler
    I am safe on the plane now. On the way to Los Angeles International Airport this afternoon, I thought I was about to be murdered. In the run-up to a weeklong business trip, I called the car service I've been using for years to pick me up at my home. The driver arrived promptly at 1:30 p.m., the arranged time. The ride to the airport started out just fine. The driver began making small talk. I noticed he had a Jamaican flag on his dashboard, so I asked if he was Jamaican. He said he was, and he asked if...
  • Perpetual rage machine

    09/23/2006 7:45:51 AM PDT · by Mrs. Don-o · 12 replies · 683+ views
    Toronto Sun ^ | September 23, 2006 | SALIM MANSUR
    The perpetually outraged motion machine that exists in the contemporary Arab-Muslim world, fuelled by toxic fumes of indiscriminate anger and hate, is once again in rage over references to Islam made by Pope Benedict XVI. The Pope's address at the University of Regensburg in his native Bavaria is a beautifully woven piece of meditation on the relationship between faith and reason, a subject of immense importance today as it has been in the common history of various cultures striving to reconcile what paradoxically seems irreconcilable. The Pope mentioned a conversation between an "erudite Byzantine emperor Manuel II Paleologus and an...
  • My Courageous Hero: Oriana Fallaci (Babara Simpson: Go Thou To Valhalla, Oriana! Alert)

    09/17/2006 10:36:53 PM PDT · by goldstategop · 7 replies · 637+ views ^ | 09/18/06 | Barbara Simpson
    I envision her as a Viking warrior, whose body is sent to the gods on a fiery barge with all the honors due. Oriana Fallaci was outspoken, courageous, dedicated, talented, passionate and honest – in her personal life and in her writings as a journalist, reporter and novelist. And now she's gone. The call, early Friday morning, brought me the news I dreaded. Oriana Fallaci had died at 3 a.m. in a private clinic in the city of her birth, Florence, Italy. She was 77. She is survived by siblings and their children. I cried. I felt I knew her...
  • Political Islam takes center stage since 9-11 [Puke!]

    09/05/2006 11:47:45 AM PDT · by Alouette · 17 replies · 482+ views
    Reuters ^ | Sept. 5, 2006 | Andrew Hammond
    RIYADH (Reuters) - In the five years since the September 11 attacks, U.S. intervention abroad has fed the extremism it seeks to destroy and cemented the rise of political Islam as the ideology of choice for millions in the Middle East, experts say. Today, political Islam -- a diverse movement with moderate as well as hard-line elements -- has been widely embraced in the Arab world, where many feel alienated by corrupt rule and foreign policies seen as serving the interests of the United States and its ally Israel. "Since September 11, I have worked on massive public opinion polls...
  • Anger towards Americans high

    08/07/2006 5:33:18 PM PDT · by Graybeard58 · 113 replies · 2,124+ views
    Waterbury Republican-American ^ | August 7, 2006 | Sally Buzbee (A.P.)
    CAIRO, Egypt -- Anger toward America is high, extremists are on the upswing and hopes for democracy in the Middle East lie dashed. The Lebanon war is creating dangerous ripples in the war on terror, the future of Iraq -- even the effort to keep nuclear weapons from dangerous hands. "America, we hate you more than ever," Ammar Ali Hassan wrote in the independent Egyptian daily Al-Masry Al-Youm, in the kind of visceral, slap-in-the-face rhetoric boiling across the region. So far, the violence has not led allies to take steps that directly hurt America's strategic interests, such as forcing the...
  • Palestinians: 'Day of rage' against Rice visit [Aw Jeez]

    07/24/2006 1:50:26 PM PDT · by Alouette · 47 replies · 1,122+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | July 24, 2006 | Khaled Abu Toameh
    Palestinians are calling for a general strike in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip to protest US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice's visit to the region scheduled for later this week, accusing Washington of backing Israel's military campaigns against Hamas and Hizbullah. Leaflets distributed in the West Bank and Gaza by representatives of several Palestinian factions called for a "day of rage" [a euphemism for violent protests] against Rice's visit. The groups also called on Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas to refrain from meeting with Rice. "We reject Rice's visit to the Middle East and we will expose its...
  • Woman Faces Charges After Road Rage (Year-to-date Americans lost - 22,386)

    07/01/2006 7:09:37 PM PDT · by Libloather · 35 replies · 1,626+ views
    R News ^ | 7/01/06
    Woman Faces Charges After Road Rageby The Associated Press Published Jul 01, 2006 Police charged an Orleans County woman after a road rage crash killed a passenger in her car. Karen Greene, 20, of Medina, was charged with criminally negligent homicide and reckless driving for allegedly causing the death of Robert Crump, 19. The crash happened in February on Mount Read Blvd. in Greece. Authorities said before the crash happened, Greene pulled in front of a pickup truck that had stopped in front her and then slammed on her brakes. The truck's driver said he tried to avoid the car,...
  • S. Korea: Choeng Wa Dae Official Confesses to Killing Wife(ex-pinko couple gone supernova)

    03/19/2006 7:05:59 AM PST · by TigerLikesRooster · 10 replies · 380+ views
    Chosun Ilbo ^ | 03/17/06
    Choeng Wa Dae Official Confesses to Killing Wife A public service officer working at Cheong Wa Dae has strangled his wife, a public information officer for the Uri Party, to death, Seoul Dongdaemun police said Friday. Police said the suspect confessed to the crime and will be indicted for murder once his motive has been established. According to the police, the woman was found dead in a car parked in a neighborhood in Jeonnong-dong, Seoul on Friday morning. Police suspected murder because there were signs of strangulation around her neck. The body was found by a traffic warden. Police quoted...
  • [President] Bush is a victim of America’s political civil war

    03/14/2006 2:06:23 AM PST · by Brian Allen · 35 replies · 1,392+ views
    BrookesNews.Com ^ | Monday March 13 2006 | Gerard Jackson
    The Bush presidency has revealed the enormous ideological rift that has been developing for more than forty years in America, and yet the vast majority of Americans are still not fully aware of it even though there has probably been nothing like it since the civil war. On one side of the political gulf there are the fanatical win-at-all-costs Democrats whose vital ideological core does not believe in the legitimacy of the Republican Party just as abolitionists didn’t believe in the legitimacy of slavery and the Southern Democrats in the legitimacy of Lincoln’s presidency. To these Democrats, the Gores, Hillarys,...

    02/01/2006 6:11:07 AM PST · by Mia T · 81 replies · 4,986+ views
    Reuters ^ | 2.01.06 | Mia T
    IS REUTERS SENDING A MESSAGE ABOUT A COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF HILLARY? by Mia T, 2.01.06 Reuters - Tue Jan 31, 11:07 PM ET Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-NY) greets people as she arrives for U.S. President George W. Bush's the State of the Union address at the U.S. Capitol in Washington January 31, 2006. REUTERS/Jason Reed Is this what Reuters is really saying? Reuters - Tue Jan 31, 11:07 PM ET Check her out in real time, people. A Commander-in-Chief hillary is a very scary idea. REUTERS/Jason Reed euters and Gallup are hardly right-wing tools. Reuters on the heels of Gallup can...
  • Danes try to calm Muslim rage

    01/31/2006 3:46:12 PM PST · by LibWhacker · 33 replies · 842+ views
    International Herald Tribune ^ | 2/1/06 | Dan Bilefsky
    The Danish government stepped up efforts Tuesday to curb the damage caused by the publication of cartoons in a Danish newspaper linking the Prophet Muhammad to terrorism. But the moves failed to allay Muslim anger as retailers boycotted Danish goods in the Middle East and protesters in Gaza set fire to photos of Prime Minister Anders Fogh Rasmussen. The economic fallout continued, with the French supermarket chain Carrefour announcing it was pulling Danish goods from its shelves in Arab countries. A day after the Danish newspaper, Jyllands-Posten, apologized for offending Muslims, the Danish foreign minister, Per Stig Moller, handed out...
  • Mexico Outfoxes Chavez With Free Trade

    11/19/2005 11:46:33 AM PST · by Kitten Festival · 20 replies · 1,013+ views
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | Nov. 19, 2005 | Staff
    Latin America: With all the wounded puffery of a bully, Venezuela's Hugo Chavez last week singled out the president of Mexico with the hoary epithet of U.S. "lap dog." It's proof he's losing his own war over free trade. Ahead of July's Mexican presidential election, the four-point rise in the polls of Vicente Fox's PAN party on the heels of the Chavez outburst signals it's clearly backfiring. Mexicans are rallying around their president. Chavez attacked Fox precisely because Mexico is one of the world's leading emblems of free trade. It has signed 27 trade pacts, more than any other country...
  • Anti-Bush Protestors Wave Osama Bin Laden Pictures In Argentina

    11/04/2005 8:47:22 AM PST · by Kitten Festival · 39 replies · 3,445+ views
    Agencia EFE ^ | Nov. 4, 2005 | Staff
    Mar del Plata, Argentina, Nov 4 (EFE).- A Nobel laureate and a leftist Bolivian presidential candidate - but not, as had been promised, an Argentine soccer icon - led a march of thousands of anti-U.S. protesters through the streets of this seaside resort city Friday, hours before the inauguration of the Summit of the Americas. Retired athlete Diego Maradona, who had vowed to lead the demonstration to "repudiate" the presence of U.S. President George W. Bush, was in town but did not join the vanguard of the marchers. The explanation provided was that the former captain of the national soccer...
  • Expletives Deleted: Alisa Tangles With The Right

    11/01/2005 4:48:49 PM PST · by Kitten Festival · 4 replies · 480+ views
    La Queen Sucia ^ | Nov. 1, 2005 | Alisa Valdes-Rodriguez
    "Bush, a hateful (edited) himself, nominates a hateful (edited) to the Supreme Court, even as his circle of hateful (edited) narrows under indictments" Samuel Alito. This is the guy Bush chose to replace the Bob-Dylan/birdwoman Harriet Meiers. Alito's record shows he supports HUGE restrictions on civil rights. Here is how a well-known law journal summed up his views on minorities and women: "Alito has a disturbing record in cases involving discrimination based on race, disability and gender. Under his judicial philosophy, victims would face near-impossible burdens to..." The AP reported today that Alito was going to the Capitol Rotunda with...
  • Alisa's Hollywood Flameout

    10/13/2005 9:45:25 PM PDT · by Kitten Festival · 396+ views
    La Queen Sucia ^ | Oct. 13, 2005 | Alisa Valdes-Rodriguez
    I pick up a copy of the NY Times yesterday, and read an arts brief with the headline "Diversity Still a Problem For Hollywood Writers." ... A few minutes after reading this story, I get a call from my TV agent at ICM, telling me that the new management of Lifetime is not very interested in The Dirty Girls Social Club TV show. That, in fact, they wanted to "kill" it immediately, but that they are willing to listen to a re-pitch. That means that even though Lifetime owns the option for now (meaning I can't do anything with it)...
  • There's something (else) about Hillary - (it's RAGE at having been 2nd fiddle; now wants it all!)

    06/24/2005 4:05:40 PM PDT · by CHARLITE · 36 replies · 1,035+ views
    Love her or hate her, America can't seem to get enough of Sen. Hillary Clinton. The latest literary examination of the former first lady — "The Truth About Hillary: What She Knew, When She Knew It, and How Far She'll Go to Become President" by Edward Klein — has produced an interesting ripple in the Zeitgeist. Nobody much likes it. That liberals dislike the book comes as no surprise, but that conservatives are distancing themselves from Klein is interesting. As a former New York Times Magazine editor, part of the liberal mainstream media that members of the VRWC (Vast Right-Wing...
  • Teen Kills Dad Over Snacks

    06/14/2005 11:38:12 AM PDT · by NRA1995 · 21 replies · 505+ views ^ | 6/13/05
    Authorities say a disagreement over a frozen snack led a McComb teenager to fatally shoot his father and threaten his mother. Curtis McCray Jr., 16, was arrested and charged with murder last week after allegedly shooting Curtis McCray Sr. with a shotgun from about 20 feet away, the Pike County Sheriff's Department said. Investigator David Haywood said the shooting occurred after the teen was punished for being involved in a minor wreck, and the boy became enraged when his parents returned home eating Sno-Balls and there wasn't one for him. The teen then allegedly threatened his mother, Gloria, with the...
  • Seeing Red: Hillary Clinton and Howard Dean rage against Republicans. It's not a winning approach!

    06/09/2005 9:04:22 AM PDT · by CHARLITE · 26 replies · 1,443+ views
    In some key ways in Washington, the most politically engaged individuals in both parties do not understand each other. Democrats think Republicans are mean. Republicans know Democrats are the mean party. Knowing that, let's do a thought experiment. Close your eyes and imagine this. President Bush is introduced at a great gathering in Topeka, Kan. It is the evening of June 9, 2005. Ruffles and flourishes, "Hail to the Chief," hearty applause from a packed ballroom. Mr. Bush walks to the podium and delivers the following address. Thank you, ladies and gentlemen. I want to speak this evening about how...
  • Blame it on the teen-rager's brain!

    05/19/2005 2:47:49 AM PDT · by CarrotAndStick · 22 replies · 727+ views
    The Times of India ^ | THURSDAY, MAY 19, 2005 11:14:46 AM | IANS
    LONDON: The reason behind teenagers' usually gruff reactions to simple requests from their parents - monosyllabic grunts, uncontrolled rage and door slamming - has finally been explained. Scientists from the US have discovered that the brains of teenagers are not fully developed and lack the ability to multi-task effectively - a skill that continues to develop into late adolescence. In other words, their outbursts, the archetypal catchphrase like "It's so unfair" are only to be expected, as their brains cannot cope with the competing demands of their parents and social lives, reports the Scottish daily Scotsman. The research done by...
  • Why Islam Was Enraged By Newsweek-(are rabble rousers afraid Christianity is superior?)

    05/17/2005 4:12:54 PM PDT · by CHARLITE · 48 replies · 1,120+ views
    "Oops, sorry. It looks like we were wrong." Thus Newsweek apologizes for its story in last week's issue that American intelligence interrogators in Guantanamo desecrated the Koran in front of Muslim prisoners and flushed it down the toilet - an error that has to date cost the lives of 16 people killed in the anti-American riots that the story set off in various parts of the Islamic world. One wonders why a supposedly responsible magazine like Newsweek didn't manifest a tad less credulity toward a report indicating that American intelligence is run not only by anti-Muslim barbarians, but also by...