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  • Perkasa Muslim Leader Vows to 'Chop Off Heads' to Defend Islam from Ridicule ...

    06/25/2014 7:09:33 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 26 replies
    Malaysia Kini ^ | Jun 23, 2014 | Malaysia Kini
    'We'll chop off heads of those who insult Islam' A Perkasa leader has threatened to "chop the heads off" those who "ridicule" Islam and the Selangor sultan. In a fiery speech, Perkasa information chief Ruslan Kassim (right) told those attending a rally in front of the Selangor palace for such "parasites" to "get lost". "If they continue to ridicule the religion and the sultan, we will chop off their heads. "It is better they get lost, better they die, better they don't live in this country than be a disease, a virus and a parasite on our religion, race and...
  • Russian mockery sanctions against Obama

    03/20/2014 9:26:38 AM PDT · by pobeda1945 · 20 replies
    http://nedoblog.ru/ ^ | 20 March 2014
    Our company implements the following sanctaions against US President Barak Obama and US Congress members: Barak Obama is not allowed to use toilet in our office. US Congressmen are not allowed to visit our canteen and our toilet. Barak Obama is not allowed to take bananas from the fridge. Our company implements sanctions against: - Barak Obama - John McCain - John Kerry - Catherine Ashton and Angela Merkel (sorry, dear). They cannot enter our office! SANCTIONS Barak Obama is not allowed to approach me closer than 40 meters
  • Russian lawmakers ask President Obama to impose sanctions on them all

    03/18/2014 11:59:28 AM PDT · by tcrlaf · 66 replies
    RussiaToday ^ | 3-18-2014 | RT
    The State Duma has passed a motion suggesting that the US and EU extend the freshly introduced sanctions to all Russian MPs rather than a limited group of officials, defying western pressure just hours before Russia and Crimea signed a federation treaty. The motion was supported by a unanimous vote on Tuesday morning. It was prepared the day before by all four parliamentary parties after representatives of the United States and the European Union said they were slapping sanctions, such as visa bans and asset freezes, on a number of Russian officials who are seen as “key ideologists and architects”...
  • Barroso: EU would be ridiculed if US shutdown occurred here

    10/04/2013 8:57:29 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 28 replies
    EurActiv ^ | 04 October 2013 | Georgi Gotev
    Commission President José Manuel Barroso said that while the EU was “ridiculed” for its handling of the eurozone crisis, he would not criticize the United States for its budget deadlock as this was a “normal” result of democracy. The United States government fell into a partial shutdown at midnight on 1 October after Republican and Democrat leaders failed to strike a deal over the budget. Markets largely ignored the deadlock, but economists have said it would most likely have a broader impact if it last for more than a few days, and could potentially drag further down an economic recovery...
  • Obama to hold a press conference shortly (Birthday Boy to read TOTUS)

    08/05/2011 8:23:25 AM PDT · by TonyInOhio · 163 replies
    The Wall Street Journal ^ | 08/05/11 | Unattributed
    Just a crawl at present.
  • Cuba's Communist Party: The new old guard

    04/19/2011 8:46:18 AM PDT · by La Lydia · 14 replies
    CBS News ^ | April 19, 2011
    HAVANA - On the last day of Cuba's Communist Party Congress, which has already seen the approval of sweeping economic changes, Cubans learned of new leadership - and a possible successor - to the nation's 75-year-old president, Raul Castro. Castro was named first secretary of Cuba's Communist Party on Tuesday, with his aging brother Fidel not included in the leadership for the first time since the party's creation 46 years ago. Despite raising hopes during the gathering that a new generation of leaders was poised to take up important positions, Raul announced that Jose Ramon Machado Ventura, an 80-year-old longtime...
  • Comrade Obama's Kwanzaa Greetings

    12/28/2010 12:04:36 PM PST · by La Lydia · 30 replies · 1+ views
    Moonbattery ^ | December 28, 2010
    Yesterday Comrade Obama and the Bitter Half treated the nation to this uplifting Kwanzaa greeting: "Michelle and I extend our warmest thoughts and wishes to all those who are celebrating Kwanzaa this holiday season. Today is the first of a joyful seven-day celebration of African-American culture and heritage. The seven principles of Kwanzaa — Unity, Self-Determination, Collective Work and Responsibility, Cooperative Economics, Purpose, Creativity and Faith — are some of the very values that make us Americans." Actually, these are the values that would make you not American, but Symbionese. They are the same concepts symbolized by the seven deadly...
  • A glut of fatwas spurs Saudi king to impose curbs

    10/13/2010 2:19:14 PM PDT · by La Lydia · 15 replies
    Washington Post ^ | October 10, 2010 | Maggie Michael
    The ideology that reigns in Saudi Arabia comes into plain view on the website of the Council of Senior Religious Scholars, where boys and girls sharing a swimming pool causes "mischief and evil" and bringing flowers to a hospital patient is discouraged because it's a foreign custom that "imitates Allah's adversaries." And those fatwas come from the government-appointed body of clerics who are the guardians of the kingdom's ultraconservative Wahhabi school of Islam. But there's also a whole other world of independent clerics issuing their own interpretations, often contradictory... Now King Abdullah is moving to regain control over this abundance...
  • Controversy in Saudi Arabia over Fatwa Permitting Breastfeeding of Adults

    08/22/2010 7:58:35 PM PDT · by SJackson · 59 replies · 2+ views
    Memri ^ | 8-22-10
    Controversy in Saudi Arabia over Fatwa Permitting Breastfeeding of Adults By: Y. Admon* Introduction Sheikh 'Abd Al-Muhsin Al-'Obikan, an advisor at the Saudi Justice Ministry, recently issued a fatwa allowing the breastfeeding of adults. The fatwa is aimed at enabling an unrelated man and woman to be secluded in the same room, a situation which Islam considers forbidden gender mixing. The rationale behind the fatwa is that breastfeeding creates a bond of kinship between the man and woman, rendering the man her mahram,[1] thus making it acceptable for them to be together in seclusion. The fatwa created a stir...
  • Mocking Arizona border law critics

    05/24/2010 4:53:18 AM PDT · by Scanian · 12 replies · 696+ views
    The American Thinker ^ | May 23, 2010 | Thomas Lifson
    Laughter is one of the most powerful political weapons, and Arizona Governor Jan Brewer is taking advantage of that principle in a new television ad. In it, a frog puppet, reminiscent of Kermit from Sesame Street, extols the virtues of reading - with specific regard to the Arizona law. The ad is far more than merely clever. It hits the Obama administration critics where they live - in their inflated image of their own intelligence.
  • FIGHTING ISLAMOFASCISM...ONE JOKE AT A TIME!

    04/25/2010 3:32:09 AM PDT · by Righting · 5 replies · 522+ views
    KFMB ^ | Apr 19, 2010
    FIGHTING ISLAMOFASCISM...ONE JOKE AT A TIME! Posted: Apr 19, 2010 5:30 PM Updated: Apr 19, 2010 7:13 PM With Iran relentlessly pursuing a nuclear weapon and Al-Qaeda releasing disturbing videos at a pace that even Lady Gaga would be proud of, it's time for the West to stand tough in the face of Islamic extremism. A group of British researchers have spent the last two years studying terrorists and radical Islamists throughout Europe. The researchers focused their efforts on determining what turns young, straight-laced Muslims into soldiers of Jihad and more importantly, how the West can turn the tide and...
  • Hey Bin Laden Your Brother Married a Goat! (New Study Says Ridicule is the Way To Beat al Qaeda)

    04/17/2010 1:05:33 PM PDT · by Shellybenoit · 15 replies · 442+ views
    The Lid/the Edge of Violence ^ | 4/17/2010 | The Lid
    What ever happened to "Sticks and Stones....?" Apparently we are doing it all wrong. A new study published in London says the best way to win the fight against the a-Qaeda terrorists is via satire and ridicule. Words CAN really harm them. The three researchers Jamie Bartlett, Johnathan Birdwell and Michael King believe that defeating the Islamist movement is as much about winning the battle of ideas and undermining Al-Qaeda's counter-culture cachet as it is about conventional anti-terrorism operations. They suggest that al-Qaeda needs to be stripped of its glamour by emphasising the incompetent and theologically incompatible side of al-Qaeda...
  • Not letting libs get away with it anymore

    04/12/2010 3:34:27 AM PDT · by Scanian · 10 replies · 1,056+ views
    The American Thinker ^ | April 11, 2010 | Thomas Lifson
    Evidence accumulates that the left isn't getting away with as much media malice as it used to. Twice on recent television shows, liberal poppycock has been corrected, and even laughed at on talking head shows. Newsbusters, which was knocked off the net for 36 hours by an attack, brings us two TV stories. In the first, Nora O'Donnell was laughed at by colleagues on MSNBC's Morning Joe, which she guest-hosted: "MSNBC's Norah O'Donnell on Friday went too far for even her colleagues at the liberal cable channel, receiving mockery for her assertion that Newt Gingrich made racially charged remarks about...
  • Iraqis poke fun at their election candidates' posturing

    02/27/2010 9:01:15 PM PST · by Saije · 5 replies · 346+ views
    Miami Herald/McClatchy ^ | 2/27/2010 | Hannah Allam
    In the campaign posters that cover Baghdad's public surfaces like wallpaper, Iraqi candidates project an array of demeanors and identities that they hope will sway voters in next month's parliamentary elections. Some grin; others scowl. They point accusingly at unseen enemies or extend open arms in a show of unity. Men appear in tailored suits to suggest cosmopolitanism, in tribal robes to appeal to more traditional Iraqis and in clerical turbans as a reminder to the devout. Thanks to a government quota, one in four candidates is female, and they reflect the broad spectrum of Iraqi womanhood, from lipstick and...
  • Van Jones Sneaks Out Back Door- Get ready for Whithouse Bag of Tricks.

    09/06/2009 9:49:45 AM PDT · by opentalk · 27 replies · 1,328+ views
    America's Right ^ | September 6, 2009 | Nathaniel Givens
    This is a victory for Glenn Beck, for conservatives, and for America. But this means that the Obama administration has yet one more reason to play dirty. Their bag of tricks is nowhere near empty, and we need to keep the pressure on. Until now Rush Limbaugh has been public enemy #1. That is why the White House went after him as the "head of the Republican Party".
  • Ridicule, Mockery, & Scorn - The Lefty Handbook On Winning The Healthcare Debate

    08/08/2009 1:31:34 PM PDT · by Starman417 · 5 replies · 416+ views
    Flopping Aces ^ | 08-08-09 | Aye Chihuahua
    Straight from Saul Alinsky's Rules for Radicals playbook. Rule 5: "Ridicule is man's most potent weapon." There is no defense. It's irrational. It's hard to counterattack ridicule, and it infuriates the opposition, which then reacts to your advantage. It works as a key pressure point to force the enemy into concessions.This is a classic example. NSFW Warning: Edited strong language and actors representing Germans from the 1940's. Roll the tape: [VIDEO AT SITE](Excerpt) Read more at floppingaces.net ...
  • Rules for Conservatives – a Conservative response to Saul Alinsky’s ‘Rules for Tools’

    05/22/2009 10:12:37 AM PDT · by JGalt2009 · 18 replies · 1,986+ views
    May 22, 2009 | Jon Galt
    'Rules' for ConservativesThese 'rules' have a three-fold purpose – to illustrate the hideous and mean-spirited tactics of the Statists, have fun ridiculing them and put forward some Conservative “Stratergeries” to use back at them. Saul ‘Lewinsky’ uses the term “enemy” in referring to their political opposition, speaking volumes on the mindset of the radical left. Instead of being fair and open-minded, with only ‘good intentions’, this is how they really see the opposition. Numbered 1 through 13, there are really only about half that number, being just the same tired ideas repeated a few times. Half the list drones on...
  • Rules for Radicals by Saul Alinsky - Quotes and Excerpts

    05/12/2009 3:05:00 PM PDT · by CutePuppy · 32 replies · 3,957+ views
    Crossroad ^ | 1971 | Saul Alinsky
    Quotes and Excerpts from Rules for Radicals Home Conspiracies- Past & Present See also Obama: Training an army of world servers Background information"Obama learned his lesson well. I am proud to see that my father's model for organizing is being applied successfully beyond local community organizing to affect the Democratic campaign in 2008. It is a fine tribute to Saul Alinsky as we approach his 100th birthday." -- Letter from L. DAVID ALINSKY, son of Neo-Marxist Saul Alinsky * Hillary, Obama and the Cult of Alinsky: "True revolutionaries do not flaunt their radicalism, Alinsky taught. They cut their hair, put...
  • Defeating Political Ridicule

    05/17/2009 1:24:30 AM PDT · by neverdem · 38 replies · 1,817+ views
    American Thinker ^ | May 15, 2009 | Kyle-Anne Shiver
    The fourth rule of tactics:  Make the enemy live up to their own book of rules.  You can kill them with this, for they can no more obey their own rules than the Christian church can live up to Christianity. The fourth rule carries within it the fifth rule:  Ridicule is man's most potent weapon.  It is almost impossible to counterattack ridicule.  Also it infuriates the opposition, who then react to your advantage.  - Saul Alinsky; Rules for Radicals; 1971; p. 128 Now, I'm not certain whether Bill O'Reilly is pulling our leg here, as he ruminates over whether...
  • The Stimulus Bill (Therapy: Post your Jokes and Satire about Porkulus and Obamanomics here!)

    02/21/2009 11:04:38 AM PST · by Mad Dawgg · 32 replies · 1,780+ views
    2/21/2009 | Free Republic
    Time for a bit of Free Republic Therapy! Post your Jokes and Satire and hilarious Images about Obamanomics and the Porkulus Bill here! Freepers got some serious chops in that department, it would be nice to have a central place for all the really good Obamanomics/Porkulus Humor out there! And here is an excellent piece I found on my Hometown Forum: The Professor's Stimulus Bill Lesson: Shortly after class, an economics student approaches his economics professor and says, "I don't understand this stimulus bill. Can you explain it to me?" The professor replied, "I don't have any time to explain...
  • The Delonas Cartoon Mocks Pelosi (NY Post cartoon)

    02/19/2009 3:33:42 PM PST · by neverdem · 35 replies · 2,945+ views
    rushlimbaugh.com ^ | February 19, 2009 | Interrogatory
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: Elizabeth in Washington, DC, nice to have you on the EIB Network. Hello. CALLER: Hey, Rush, dittos. RUSH: Thank you. CALLER: I'm calling about the cartoon. I finally got to see it because my newspaper reprinted it today. And the cops who shot the chimp, that's not a racist cartoon, that's sexist. That's old Nancy Pelosi lying there on the sidewalk. RUSH: Yeah, let me describe, for those who haven't heard it, or seen it. In fact, I have a Dittocam, for those of you unaware of it we televise the program each and every day on...
  • THE SILENCED MAJORITY

    10/25/2008 1:56:45 PM PDT · by RileyD, nwJ · 34 replies · 1,716+ views
    Riley Driver ^ | October 23, 2008 | Riley Driver
    The Silenced Majority Richard Nixon had the silent majority. Ronald Reagan had the Regan Democrats. John McCain has the Silenced Majority. Some of the Silenced Majority have already voted and the rest will come out and vote on Tuesday, November 4, 2008. When they are done the Main Stream Media will be in a state of shock – not just by McCain’s/Palin’s win, but by the size of it. Who makes up the Silenced Majority? The folks who make up the Silenced Majority are those who dare not say they support McCain and/or Palin for fear of charges of racism...
  • McCain Camp Mocks ‘Temple of Obama’

    08/28/2008 2:06:23 PM PDT · by safetysign · 52 replies · 200+ views
    NewsMax ^ | 08/28/2008 | Rick Pedraza
    Sen. John McCain’s presidential campaign has released a memo mocking Democrat rival Barack Obama’s decision to decorate the stage he will give his acceptance speech tonight on as the “Temple of Obama.” The memo, titled "Proper Attire for the Temple of Obama (The Barackopolis)," pokes fun at the neoclassical style Britney Spears’ set supervisor Bobby Allen designed for the elaborate stage at 80,000-seat Invesco Field, home of the NFL’s Denver Broncos. "It's only appropriate that Barack Obama would descend down from the heavens and spend a little time with us mere mortals when accepting the Democratic nomination," Republican National Committee...
  • COLLEGE ADMINISTRATORS WON'T BE AMUSED

    10/18/2007 6:14:01 AM PDT · by Turret Gunner A20 · 14 replies · 56+ views
    Nealz Nuze/WSB Radio ^ | October 18, 2007 | Neal Boortz
    Yesterday I told you about a student at Hamline University who was suspended simply because he sent an email in which he stated that perhaps the Virginia Tech massacre could have been stopped if a student with a concealed weapons permit had been carrying a gun. Now this student has been ordered to undergo a mental health evaluation. http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1912856/posts Now we have a group of students who have come up with an idea that is sure to get some thongs in a wad. Here comes The National Collegiate Empty Holster Protest. Next week students at colleges and universities who want...
  • Al Qaeda Killed Kenny! Carting Cartman off to war (fighting terrorism through South Park)

    11/29/2005 5:06:00 PM PST · by EveningStar · 72 replies · 2,237+ views
    National Review Online ^ | November 29, 2005 | R. James, Suzanne, Robert, Daniel, and Benjamin Woolsey
    In their insightful and offbeat Freakonomics Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner tell the remarkable story of Stetson Kennedy’s important role in preventing a substantial national revival of the Ku Klux Klan following World War II. Kennedy first infiltrated the Klan on his own and learned its secret structure, terminology, and passwords and then, in a stroke of genius, provided these to . . . The Adventures of Superman radio show. The script writers made great sport of the Klan’s goofy terminology (“Exalted Cyclopses,” “Kleagles,” “Klaverns,” etc.) as Superman battled against them. Very soon all over the country children were playing...
  • Reconsidering Gitmo - (what methods would be "acceptable" to libs ro prevent bombings?)

    07/25/2005 4:16:12 PM PDT · by CHARLITE · 9 replies · 603+ views
    NATIONAL REVIEW ONLINE.COM ^ | JULY 25, 2005 | HENRY I. MILLER
    The terrorist attacks on London's transportation system place recent reports of American soldiers' abuse of detainees at Guantanamo in a new perspective: They illustrate the unintended consequences of absolute prohibitions and generalizations about the treatment of prisoners. The Pentagon's own investigations reveal that incidents at Guantanamo include the chaining of a detainee to the ground in an interrogation cell, another inmate silenced with adhesive tape over his mouth, and a female interrogator pretending to smear menstrual blood on a prisoner's face. The treatment of one important prisoner — Mohamed al-Qahtani, a Saudi who has admitted being the so-called 20th hijacker...
  • Video Exposes Medical Marijuana as Hoax - (shows addicts LOL-ing about what a joke the law is!)

    06/30/2005 2:51:57 PM PDT · by CHARLITE · 509 replies · 5,211+ views
    A.I.M.ORG ^ | JUNE 30, 2005 | CLIFF KINCAID
    Rhode Island Governor Donald L. Carcieri has vetoed a "medical marijuana" bill, saying it would encourage marijuana use and criminal activity. His veto comes as an anti-drug group has released dramatic video footage of a marijuana activist declaring that he uses dope for a health problem that he doesn't really have. The bottom line for this activist, Ed Rosenthal, is that "I like to get high. Marijuana is fun." The video has the potential of dealing a major blow to the "medical marijuana" movement, largely funded by billionaire George Soros. The video footage, posted at the website http://www.sorosmonitor.com, gives the...
  • In Search of Liberal Castaways

    01/14/2004 2:45:05 AM PST · by swilhelm73 · 3 replies · 307+ views
    American Spectator ^ | 1/14/2004 | George Neumayr
    Journalist Ron Suskind is one-stop shopping for Bush administration castaways. But what if John DiIulio -- Suskind gave him a platform in Esquire magazine in 2002 to call the administration "the reign of the Mayberry Machiavellis" -- and Paul O'Neill had been shopping a conservative critique of Bush? Would Suskind have cracked open his notebook? Not likely. Few events excite liberal journalists more than the inevitable defection of an "insider" from a Republican administration, provided that the defector is a liberal who is telling the media what it wants to hear. What interests the Suskinds are not conservative defectors but...
  • MTV Begins Casting On Super-Hero Reality Show (Dateless Losers In Spandex, Displaying "Powers")

    11/30/2004 2:41:56 PM PST · by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle · 31 replies · 1,079+ views
    Newsarama.com ^ | 11/30/04 | Matt Brady
    Ready to take your fandom to the next level? MTV has opened applications for a new reality show, the premise of which will involve a group of fans who have designed their own super hero characters. Here’s the rub though – the finalists will live together in a house as their hero, and compete against celebrity villains for the grand prize – having their character published in a comic book. According to the production company, a “Legendary Comic Book Creator” As the production company is being mum about further details, it’s unclear if this show is the previously announced teaming...
  • Reporters Pool Reports (about Kerry - Hilarious)

    10/22/2004 4:38:00 AM PDT · by Blueflag · 8 replies · 1,767+ views
    Read the ACTUAL reports of Kerry's pool reporters as they report and ridicule Kerry. Hilarious
  • How not to put a smile on face of German leader

    06/09/2004 3:40:36 PM PDT · by MadIvan · 12 replies · 195+ views
    The Times ^ | June 10, 2004 | Roger Boyes
    It's a leg-up for his public image, but Herr Schröder is not apparently amused by the TV drama which depicts the 'Chancellor' having a passionate affair with his cleaning lady. Photograph by Michael Dalder/Reuters THE German Chancellor, in the grip of a mid-life crisis, slips free from his bodyguards and roars down the streets of night-time Berlin on his powerful Harley-Davidson, an anonymous, almost spectral presence until the moment he crashes into the car of a Kazakh cleaning lady . . . and falls in love. The plot of the latest television drama about German politics, shown at peak...
  • Liberal Guilt

    04/22/2004 6:39:28 AM PDT · by FreedomFighter1013 · 2 replies · 149+ views
    blogger.com ^ | 4/22/2004 | Greg C
    Talking with a friend in the comedy business today. He told me about the show he was involved in, "fighting the forces of evil." Shorthand for the Bush adminsistration, capitalism, militarism, etc. This is my response: I was wondering, what forces of evil are you battling? The ones that bring you air conditioning, automobiles, roads and cholesterol medicine? Or, the one that created the Internet? Or, are they all the same? You must feel very guilty, considering so many people sacrifice to maintain your wired lifestyle. I can understand why you feel guilty. Oh, and it must be hard for...
  • SUNDAYS ARE SACRED: Pass the plate and the pigskin, please

    04/02/2004 5:01:14 PM PST · by Phx_RC · 6 replies · 125+ views
    The Arizona Republic ^ | March 29, 2004 | Bob Young -- The Heat Index -- Sports
    An open letter to Pope John Paul II: Pope John Paul IIC/O The Vatican Vatican City Dear Holiness, While your recent statement to Australian bishops seems to have slipped below the radar of many, it has not escaped ours here at The Heat Index. As you'll recall, you told the bishops that Sunday should be a day for God, not for secular diversions such as entertainment and sports. "When Sunday loses its fundamental meaning and becomes subordinate to a secular concept of 'weekend' dominated by such things as entertainment and sport, people stay locked within a horizon so narrow that...
  • President Disappointed by Vote to Continue Filibuster on Judicial Nominee

    03/06/2003 4:57:51 PM PST · by Dbdaily · 26 replies · 321+ views
    Statement by the President In Focus: Judicial Nominations Miguel Estrada is a well-qualified nominee to the U.S. Court of Appeals who has been waiting nearly two years for an up or down vote in the United States Senate. The decision today by 44 Senators to continue to filibuster and block a vote on this nomination is a disgrace. The Senate has a responsibility to exercise its constitutional advice and consent function and hold an up or down vote on a judicial nominee within a reasonable time. Some Senators who once insisted that every appeals court nominee deserves a timely vote...
  • Okay Freepers. Let's Clean Up Our Act and Have Fun Doing it.

    06/11/2002 8:27:10 AM PDT · by BADJOE · 107 replies · 440+ views
    06-11-2002 | Joe Phillips
    JimRob and many of us other oldtimers are concerned that the viciousness of the personal attacks are getting out of hand. The continued hyperbole could ultimately destroy our site. Let's adapt ridicule, poking fun at our adversaries as the method of choice to blow off steam. I just handled a disruptor on the Freepathon thread this way by asking him if he was bucking for Jim's $1.23 per hour job ( Jim's draw divided by 24/7/365 = $1.23 per hour). And yes , I told him Jim gets that much while sleeping too. The Moderators ultimately banned this poster, but...
  • "Polly Folly"

    04/02/2002 6:57:53 PM PST · by Kermit · 4 replies · 141+ views
    National Review Online ^ | April 1, 2002 9:15 a.m. | John J Miller
    The University of California at Berkeley won two of five "Polly" awards today for outrageous political correctness, in the fifth annual competition sponsored by the Collegiate Network "to highlight the noxious tendencies of radical faculty and students at the nation's colleges." Berkeley's first award came for a case of what the CN calls "multicultural hooliganism": In February, a group of left-wing students broke into the office of The Patriot, a conservative student newspaper, and stole its entire press run, valued at $2,000. Editors who filed a police report were then met with death threats. The incident apparently was occasioned by...