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  • Actor Christopher Lee dead at 93

    06/11/2015 4:48:12 AM PDT · by Perdogg · 73 replies
    Christopher Lee, the British film icon known for his roles in "Star Wars" and "Dracula," has died. He was 93.
  • Christopher Lee dies at the age of 93

    06/11/2015 4:47:54 AM PDT · by tje · 5 replies
    The Guardian ^ | 06/11/15 | Unattributed
    The veteran actor was best known for roles including Dracula and Saruman in the Lord of the Rings franchise Sir Christopher Lee has died at the age of 93 after being hospitalised for respiratory problems and heart failure.
  • Actors Who Served: Christopher Lee

    09/08/2012 9:20:43 AM PDT · by Bratch · 27 replies
    Big Hollywood ^ | September 8, 2012 | Amelia Hamilton
    Christopher Lee is known for playing villains in movies like "The Lord of the Rings," "Revenge of the Sith" and "The Wicker Man." Before he was the villain, he was a real-life hero with the Royal Air Force during World War II. Sir Christopher Frank Caradini Lee, CBE, CStJ was born on May 27, 1922. His mother was a well-known Edwardian beauty and his father, Geoffrey Trollope Lee, was a Lieutenant-Colonel in the 60th King’s Royal Rifle Corps. Lee volunteered in 1939 to fight for the Finnish forces during the Winter War against the Soviet Union. He was, however, issued...
  • Sen. McCain huddles with Democrats on new campaign finance reform proposal

    05/16/2012 12:26:32 PM PDT · by C19fan · 32 replies
    The Hill ^ | May 16, 2012 | Alexander Bolton
    Sen. John McCain is talking with Democrats about a joint effort to require outside groups that have spent millions of dollars on this year’s elections to disclose their donors. McCain (R-Ariz.), once Congress’s leading champion of campaign finance reform, has kept a low profile on the issue in recent years. He raised the ire of many Republicans a decade ago for pushing comprehensive reform, and many Republicans still held it against him during his 2008 presidential campaign.
  • McCain to Romney critics: 'Lighten up!'

    03/11/2012 9:45:37 AM PDT · by bkopto · 64 replies
    The Hill ^ | March 9, 2012 | Josh Fatzick
    Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) on Friday defended GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney from critics who mocked him for calling himself an "unofficial Southerner" at a campaign stop the previous day. "Now they’re attacking Romney for joking about learning to say “y’all”? According to the left, no one can have a sense of humor - lighten up!" In Mississippi, Romney told the crowd that his bodyguard, a Mississippi native, was turning him into an "unofficial Southerner." "I'm learning to say 'y'all' and I like grits, and strange things are happening to me!" the former Massachusetts governor added. Critics were quick to...
  • McCain: Hispanic vote 'up for grabs'

    12/04/2011 6:29:33 PM PST · by presidio9 · 42 replies
    Christian Science Monitor ^ | December 4, 2011 | Anne Flaherty
    Sen. John McCain said Sunday that the potentially powerful Hispanic vote in the upcoming presidential election remains "up for grabs" because neither President Barack Obama nor Republicans have convinced these voters that they are on their side. The one-time GOP presidential hopeful, whose own 2008 candidacy was shaped in part by immigration, said that large Hispanic populations in his home state of Arizona and elsewhere are listening carefully to what Republican candidates have to say on immigration and could become a "major factor" in 2012. "I think that the Republican Party has to discuss this issue in as humane way...
  • Fed up! McCain predicts rise of third political party

    11/08/2011 4:51:01 PM PST · by rabscuttle385 · 49 replies
    Reuters ^ | 2011-11-08 | Steve Holland & David Alexander
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senator John McCain predicted on Tuesday a third political party will emerge in response to Americans' economic frustrations and said it might as well be called "the Fed-Up Party." The Republican Party's presidential nominee in 2008 raised the possibility of a third party about a year ago, but his comments on Tuesday suggest he has hardened his views as polls show Americans increasingly disillusioned with Washington politics. The 75-year-old McCain may now be the most prominent politician forecasting Americans will look to another party to compete with Democrats and Republicans. "Unless both parties change, then I think...
  • Republicans Push for U.S. Role in Rebuilding Libya

    10/21/2011 8:43:20 PM PDT · by tobyhill · 42 replies
    Fox News ^ | 10/21/2011 | fox news
    With Muammar Qaddafi finally out of the picture, Republican lawmakers are pressing the U.S. to open its wallet to help the new regime in Libya rebuild its nation, restore essential services and care for those wounded in the eight-months-long bloody conflict – an expense they say oil-rich Libya can and will reimburse. “They’re willing to reimburse us. It’s not a matter of money,” Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., told Fox News, making a tough sales pitch in an era of high unemployment and increasing austerity. Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., noted that the Libyans’ top request was for help in tending to...
  • McCain: Libya inspires people in China, Russia, Iran, Syria (Rubio is flanked by multiple RINOs)

    09/30/2011 4:17:00 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 12 replies
    Reuters ^ | 2011-09-30 | William Maclean
    TRIPOLI (Reuters) - U.S. Senator John McCain said on Thursday the fall of Muammar Gaddafi was inspiring people all over world, including citizens of Syria, Iran, China and Russia, but he twinned his praise with caution about Libya's many revolutionary armed groups, saying they had to be brought under control. Leading the first visit to Tripoli by members of the U.S. Congress since Gaddafi's fall last month, McCain added at a media conference that U.S. investors were eager to do business in the oil-exporting country but this would be difficult as long as fighting continued. Many residents of the capital...
  • CNN Poll: Perry still at top but Romney stronger vs. Obama

    09/26/2011 9:09:00 AM PDT · by TexasFreeper2009 · 337 replies
    CNN politics ^ | 9/26/11 | cnn political unit
    According to the survey, which was released Monday, 28 percent of Republicans and independents who lean towards the GOP say they support Perry as their party's presidential nominee, with Romney at 21 percent. Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich is at ten percent, with Rep. Ron Paul of Texas, who's making his third bid for the White House, former Godfather's Pizza CEO and radio talk show host Herman Cain, and former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, all at seven percent. The poll indicates that Rep. Michele Bachmann of Minnesota is at four percent, with former Sen. Rick Santorum of Pennsylvania at three...
  • McCain hosts town hall to talk economy, hobbits (McCain: "I am not sorry for" attacking Tea Party)

    08/09/2011 5:29:02 AM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 30 replies
    GILBERT - Arizona Sen. John McCain held a town hall in Gilbert this morning and the economy took center stage. The town hall was focused on the nations' economic troubles and McCain said the on-going financial problems would be much greater had Congress not passed a bill to keep the country from defaulting on its debt. McCain said he is very concerned with the recent S&P downgrade of the United States' credit rating and views it as a wake-up call to the nation. "It will cost more to borrow money and it is a very serious situation," McCain said. McCain...
  • Saruman Endorses McCain (someone needs to photoshop these two)

    07/31/2011 7:38:44 PM PDT · by Halfmanhalfamazing · 12 replies
    Eisengeiste ^ | 2008 | Laird of Madrona
    John McCain garnered another key endorsement from the Republican party establishment today: that of Isengard overlord Saruman the White. "It's clear to all that McCain is in touch with the needs of everyday orc voters." said Saruman during the announcement. "To vanquish, raze, and consume the flesh of our adversaries -- these are bread-and-butter issues to the core of his Isengard supporters."
  • Commentary: Saruman at Notre Dame

    05/21/2009 2:07:47 PM PDT · by topher · 8 replies · 605+ views
    LifeSiteNews.com - Your Life, Family and Culture Outpost ^ | May 21, 2009 | By Thaddeus J. Kozinski
    Thursday May 21, 2009 Commentary: Saruman at Notre Dame By Thaddeus J. Kozinski President Obama's masterful speech was widely applauded -- but what did he actually say? "Those who listened unwarily to that voice could seldom report the words that they heard; and if they did, they wondered, for little power remained in them. Mostly they remembered only that it was a delight to hear the voice speaking, all that it said seemed wise and reasonable, and desire awoke in them by swift agreement to seem wise themselves. When others spoke they seemed harsh and uncouth by contrast; and...
  • Christopher Lee offers his voice for Smaug… won’t go back to NZ.

    07/16/2008 1:35:23 AM PDT · by Oyarsa · 68 replies · 1,318+ views
    TheOneRing.Net ^ | July 13th, 2008 | Compa_Mighty
    Christopher Lee offers his voice for Smaug… won’t go back to NZ. July 13th, 2008 by Compa_Mighty In a bittersweet note, forummer DiveTwin reports this note that appeared in Cinematical:
  • Teheran park 'cleansed' of traces from nuclear site (more than 7,000 trees cut)

    03/06/2006 2:11:12 PM PST · by nuconvert · 12 replies · 650+ views
    telegraph uk ^ | Mar. 6, 2006
    Teheran park 'cleansed' of traces from nuclear site By Con Coughlin, Defence and Security Editor (Filed: 06/03/2006) Iran's Revolutionary Guards have taken the extraordinary step of cutting down thousands of trees in Teheran to prevent United Nations inspectors from finding traces of enriched uranium from a top-secret nuclear plant. News of last month's cleansing operation comes as the International Atomic Energy Agency's 35-member board meets in Vienna today to decide whether Iran should be reported to the United Nations Security Council for failing to comply with its obligations under the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty. According to western intelligence sources, more than...
  • ZOT! Racist homophobic war onging inbred idiots

    11/15/2004 12:17:33 PM PST · by Madking · 248 replies · 6,213+ views
    Just signed up to see what The KKK and it's supporters are up to- as usual I found the most racist, sexist homophobic war monging hate mongering idiots I've ever seen gathered in one place all right here on this one website. It's good to know you assholes are can all be communicated to in one place- since most of you are illiterate and ignorant it will be easy to disseminate info to you redncek losers.
  • Sheikh Ahmed Yassin (Orc Mourns Saruman)

    03/23/2004 3:50:03 PM PST · by Alouette · 23 replies · 295+ views
    Guardian ^ | Mar. 23, 2004 | David Hirst
    As spiritual leader of the terror group Hamas, he rose to challenge Yasser Arafat as the figurehead of Palestinian resistance to Israel When, in October 1997, the halfblind, almost wholly paralysed Sheikh Ahmed Yassin, who has been killed in an Israeli air strike at the age of around 67, arrived in Gaza, after being released from an Israeli jail in exchange for Mossad agents caught redhanded trying to assassinate a colleague in Jordan, one Arab commentator likened him to Nelson Mandela. The comparison must have made Yasser Arafat seethe inwardly, even as he heaped homage on the returning hero. In...
  • Report: Yassin personally authorized woman bomber

    01/15/2004 3:04:53 PM PST · by Alouette · 34 replies · 234+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | Jan. 15, 2004
    Hamas spiritual leader, Sheikh Ahmed Yassin, personally authorized the use of the female suicide bomber who attacked the Erez terminal crossing Wednesday, killing four Israelis. According to Channel 2, Reem Salah al-Rayashi, 21, the mother of two small children, approached Hamas several times with the request to be a suicide bomber. "She practically begged," an Arab affairs reporter told Channel 2. The Hamas leadership repeatedly spurned her requests, until Yassin himself intervened. Hamas has previously resisted the use of female suicide bombings on ideological grounds. However, when Hamas operatives brought a plan to bomb the Erez crossing into the joint...
  • CAPTION THIS! (Hamas Valentine)

    01/14/2004 7:51:55 AM PST · by Alouette · 29 replies · 178+ views
    AP ^ | Jan. 14, 2004
  • Sheikh Ahmed Yassin vs Saruman (MUST SEE!)

    09/25/2003 9:21:50 PM PDT · by swilhelm73 · 16 replies · 200+ views
    http://www.joshclaybourn.com/ ^ | 9/25/03 | Joshua Clayborn
    Yassin; Saruman;