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  • Che: The Ronald McDonald of Revolution (wordy & useless)

    01/28/2009 9:17:20 AM PST · by AreaMan · 8 replies · 640+ views
    World Hum ^ | 27 Jan 09 | Rolf Potts
    Visit the Museo de la Revolución in central Havana, and two things about the museum’s photo displays will immediately capture your attention. First, it’s clear that the battle to control Cuba in the late 1950s was ultimately won by the cool guys. Young, bearded and ruggedly handsome, the rebel warriors of Fidel Castro’s 26th of July Movement look like Beat hipsters and rock stars—Fidel tall and imposing in his fatigues; Camillo Cienfuegos grinning under his broad-brimmed cowboy hat; Ernesto “Che” Guevara looking smolderingly photogenic in his black beret. By contrast, the U.S.-backed dictator Fulgencio Batista and his cronies look...
  • Reuters Cover Up: Bashing the U.S. and Ignoring Proof That Famous Spies Were Guilty

    08/29/2008 8:13:28 AM PDT · by Mobile Vulgus · 7 replies · 140+ views ^ | 08/29/08 | Warner Todd Huston
    In New York, U.S. District Judge Alvin Hellerstein has ordered the release of eight more grand jury transcripts from the famous 1951 spy case that led to the conviction of the husband and wife pro-Soviet spy team of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg. Reuters reports this story as if there is some cloud of doubt still hanging over the Rosenberg's conviction despite that their guilt is no longer debatable. Yet here is Reuters giving cover to those who stubbornly wish to cast doubt on the U.S. prosecution of the Rosenbergs. It also gives Reuters and U.S. detractors the opportunity once again...
  • New Book Shows McCarthy Was Right

    02/12/2008 9:50:31 PM PST · by TBP · 5 replies · 203+ views
    Freedom News ^ | February 5, 2008 | Tim
    Perhaps the most reviled figure in American history is Senator Joseph McCarthy. "McCarthyism" has become the term of choice for false, destructive accusations. Yet a new book shows that Senator McCarthy was right in his allegations. Blacklisted By History: The Untold Story of Senator Joseph McCarthy and His Fight Against America's Enemies by M. Stanton Evans, chairman of the Education and Research Institute, shows that McCarthy was right about there being significant communist infiltration in government, his investigative methods were careful, thorough and of the highest standard, and his adversaries were the ones who practiced so-called "McCarthyism." It is McCarthy,...
  • Prime Minister John Howard's address to the Quadrant Magazine 50th Anniversary Dinner

    10/04/2006 4:00:37 AM PDT · by naturalman1975 · 3 replies · 832+ views ^ | 3rd October 2006 | The Honourable John Howard, MP, Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of Australia
    TRANSCRIPT OF THE PRIME MINISTER THE HON JOHN HOWARD MP ADDRESS TO THE QUADRANT MAGAZINE 50TH ANNIVERSARY DINNER, FOUR SEASONS HOTEL, SYDNEY Thank you very much Paddy McGuinness, Chief Justice, Justices, Your Eminence, Your Grace, my Parliamentary colleagues and ladies and gentlemen. I’m finally succumbing to Peter Garrett’s advice and its great to embrace an evening of culture and poetry and all of that after overdosing on my Philistine sporting pursuits over the weekend in almost the four corners of the Earth, from one side of the country to the other. But it really is an enormous pleasure for Janette...
  • May 1 closures: who to boycott? Rallies (Live thread)

    04/30/2006 9:38:02 PM PDT · by Heartofsong83 · 1,385 replies · 35,974+ views
    This should be a list of who is planning to close their business on Monday, May 1 in response of the Great American Boycott. We should compile it and boycott them ourselves if possible! Remember to go shopping or work overtime on May 1!
  • DUmmie FUnnies 02-23-06 ("Can freepers be deprogrammed?")

    02/23/2006 5:16:42 AM PST · by PJ-Comix · 157 replies · 2,464+ views
    DUmmie FUnnies ^ | February 23, 2006 | DUmmie Doohickie, DUmmies, and PJ-Comix
    I found the title of this DUmmie THREAD, "Can freepers be deprogrammed?" especially amusing since I just received a personal FreepMail message at the Free Republic from none other than DUmmie Doohickie. In case you don't remember DUmmie Doohickie, he was the author of some of our FAVORITE DUmmie threads called "I BELIEVE" in which he was cheerleading the DUmmie to BEEEELEEEEVE that John Kerry was going to be inaugurated on Jan. 20, 2005. These threads began shortly after the 2004 election and lasted until early Jan. 2005 when Doohickie took an embarrassed exit from DUmmieland but has recently...
  • How the Media Created Rovegate

    07/29/2005 6:48:04 AM PDT · by AliVeritas · 26 replies · 1,611+ views
    Accuracy in Media ^ | July 28, 2005 | Cliff Kincaid
    In a July 17 story, Jim VandeHei and Mike Allen of the Washington Post had to admit, in recapping White House statements about the Valerie Plame case, that White House spokesman Scott McClellan was usually careful to disavow involvement "in any illegal leak, though his public statements clearly left an impression of a White House aloof to the affair." This is the key to understanding White House statements about the case and the reported White House role. If you read the transcripts of McClellan's briefings, it is clear that McClellan had denied a White House role in a criminal disclosure...
  • Anarchists call for end to the United States in Inauguration "Call to Action"

    01/08/2005 1:22:43 PM PST · by nwrep · 64 replies · 1,924+ views
    Anarchis Resistance Website | January 7, 2005
    In outlining their tactics and strategy for anarchist protests during the inauguration of President George W. Bush on January 20, the Anarchist Resistance website has called for an end to the United States. Below is their "Call to Action" posted on their website *************************************************************************************** All out for an anarchist mobilization against centralized the 2005 Presidential Inauguration: Washington, DC - January 15-20th. As George W. Bush is coronated on January 20th, the question is not if there will be protests, but what shape these protests will take. Thousands are organizing to oppose Bush's Inauguration. As the liberal and authoritarian...
  • Boulder High School Talent Show

    11/11/2004 6:14:24 AM PST · by Colorado Willie · 223 replies · 10,720+ views
    103.5 The Fox Lewis & Floorwax Show
    Listening to Lewis & Floorwax (radio personalities out of Denver, CO on 103.5). Boulder High School is having a talent show Friday night. One of the acts is a band that includes 2 teachers, the band name is "The Taliband". They will be performing a song they worte titled "I Wish George Bush was Dead". This was reported by a parent. The band had to audition in front of a group including two other teachers and were selected to perform Friday night.
  • The witches of ABC's The View Gang Up on Giuliani for Backing Bush

    09/01/2004 9:08:22 AM PDT · by crushelits · 55 replies · 5,063+ views
    Media Research Center ^ | 09-01-2004 | Jessica Anderson
    Hosts of ABC's "The View" Gang Up on Giuliani for Backing Bush Joy Behar ridiculed Giuliani for claiming that the first thing he said after the 9/11 attacks was "thank God" George W. Bush "was our President" and she insisted that "of course" Al Gore would have been just as "tough" on terrorism. Former CBS News correspondent Meredith Vieira, who participated Sunday in an anti-Bush march, seemed similarly ignorant, scolding Giuliani: "The implication is that if you disagree, I think, with the administration that somehow you are on the side of the terrorists. " Giuliani shot back: "That isn't who...
  • Hosts of ABC's The View GANG UP on Giuliani for Backing Bush (TRANSCRIPT & FREEP ALERT)

    09/01/2004 9:30:22 AM PDT · by fight_truth_decay · 65 replies · 4,058+ views
    MRC ^ | Wednesday September 1, 2004 | BrentBaker
    The heated argument consumed nearly eight minutes, so space permits only some limited excerpts as provided by the MRC's Jessica Anderson who caught the August 31 exchange: Joy Behar: "Did you really say that, 'Thank God he was our President'? That's the first thing you said? You didn't say 'Oh, expletive,' or something?" Rudy Giuliani: "No, no, that wasn't the first thing I said. That's one of the things that I said on September 11th to my police commissioner. It really came out because that was just a few months after that disputed election, and so I had called the...
  • Moore Busters

    08/20/2004 12:43:45 AM PDT · by kattracks · 7 replies · 542+ views ^ | 8/20/04 |
    There is a  whine issuing from the political left these days that opponents of the Iraq war are unfairly characterized as “unpatriotic.” In our view this whine is a case of guilt and projection. We are not acquainted with any supporters the war who characterize all their critics as “unpatriotic.” We certainly don’t. But we do judge critics of the war on their merits and we are of the opinion that not all criticisms are alike. Consider those like Michael Moore who side with America’s enemies and promote their victory – and our defeat. These are not "critics" of America. They are enemies...
  • Cuba anticipates upcoming debut of "Fahrenheit 9/11"

    07/10/2004 10:01:38 AM PDT · by aculeus · 13 replies · 962+ views
    EFE News ^ | July 9, 2004 | Unsigned
    Havana, Jul 9 (EFE).- Cubans will no longer have to find pirated copies of the controversial film "Fahrenheit 9/11" in the island's illegal "private video libraries" because the government has decided to debut Michael Moore's documentary across the country this month.
  • Daschle cools on plaudits for '9/11'

    07/10/2004 1:29:39 AM PDT · by kattracks · 14 replies · 1,085+ views
    Washington Times ^ | 7/10/04 | Charles Hurt
    Senate Minority Leader Tom Daschle -- embroiled in a tough re-election campaign in South Dakota -- distanced himself this week from documentary film director Michael Moore, whose "Fahrenheit 9/11" D.C. premiere he attended last month.     Mr. Daschle disputes a claim by Mr. Moore that he -- as the highest elected Democratic official in the nation -- hugged the filmmaker after the screening and promised to fight more vigilantly against the policies of President Bush.     "I know we senators all tend to look alike," Mr. Daschle said, according to the Rapid City Journal in South Dakota. "But I arrived late and...
  • Daschle denies hugging Moore..but no comment on love notes being passed..

    07/09/2004 8:53:46 AM PDT · by WoodstockCat · 26 replies · 1,796+ views
    Seems being close to Moore isn't playing well in Rapid City...
  • Socialists line up behind 'Fahrenheit 9/11': New group join Stalinists, Maoists in praise of Moore

    07/08/2004 11:22:36 PM PDT · by JohnHuang2 · 17 replies · 835+ views ^ | Friday, July 9, 2004
    Already praised by the Communist Party USA and the Revolutionary Communist Party, Michael Moore's hit film "Fahrenheit 9/11" has a new honor – great notices in the today's edition of the Socialist Worker, the newspaper of the International Socialist Organization. "Millions upon millions of people in the U.S. are terrified at what George W. Bush has in store for them if he wins another four years in the White House," the story reads. "This is the secret of the success of Michael Moore’s 'Fahrenheit 9/11' – a documentary film that exposes the crimes of the Bush presidency, from the war...
  • The Problem with Superman ("Americans don't want to be told what to aspire to anymore")

    05/10/2004 12:08:15 PM PDT · by Hawkeye's Girl · 87 replies · 697+ views
    Time Magazine ^ | May. 17, 2004 | LEV GROSSMAN
    For America's multimillion-dollar Superman industry, it's a serious problem. This is a guy who's from outer space — he was born on the planet Krypton, let's not forget — but he's also from another time. He debuted in the 1930s, when Americans liked their heroes like they liked their steaks: tough, thick and all-American. Nowadays we prefer our heroes dark and flawed and tragic. Look at the Punisher (wife and kids dead), or Hellboy (born a demon), or Spider-Man (secretly a nerd). Look at Batman: his parents were killed in front of him, and he dresses like a Cure fan....
  • Superman Goes Communist

    05/04/2004 8:07:00 AM PDT · by Akira · 58 replies · 1,516+ views
    National Review Online ^ | May 4, 2004 | Alexander Rose
    Though I read them occasionally as a boy, I have never been overly interested in comic books, especially the American sort, the ones featuring superheroes dressed in super-tight costumes fighting super villains, none of whom ever seemed to receive super-long jail sentences for attempting, yet again, to destroy Our Way Of Life. A junior realist, I tended to read, instead, the British-produced, four-times-a-month Commando comics, which were generally set during the Second World War. Commando — whose fabulous titles included Hun Bait, Iron-Cross Yankee, Ghost Stuka, and the unforgettable Deserters Deserve Death! — abjured those pathetic ads one saw in...
  • Ben Levy, founder of ACLU here made his mark

    04/11/2004 11:56:04 AM PDT · by weegee · 10 replies · 631+ views
    Houston Chronicle ^ | April 11, 2004, 1:26AM | By ALLAN TURNER
    Ben Levy, founder of ACLU here made his mark `All I wanted to do was to protect the right to speak freely without penalty, without being afraid.' The bullets always were fired at night, but the threats, curses and social snubs came at any hour of the day. Houston's early American Civil Liberties Union members often found themselves in conflict with groups willing to use unsavory means to maintain the status quo. Founded in 1957 by Houston lawyer Ben G. Levy and a handful of supporters, the organization eventually made its mark in prison, civil rights and First Amendment litigation....
  • We Will Beat Bush - Archives (“Asses of Evil” - from the Kerry website )

    03/08/2004 10:17:35 AM PST · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 14 replies · 1,140+ views
    John Kerry Website ^ | December 11, 2003 | John Kerry Website
    We Will Beat Bush - Archives The "Mother" of All House Parties The East Bay for Kerry/MoveOn House party on December 7th combined the forces of two grass-roots organizations based in San Francisco East Bay Area. We had 200 guests eating, drinking, and watching the MoveOn Documentary “Uncovered” featuring Joseph Wilson and Rand Beers from the Kerry campaign.When Teresa Heinz-Kerry arrived, she handed me a pin that read in the center: “Asses of Evil” with “Bush”, “Cheney”, “Rumsfeld” and “Ashcroft” surrounding it. She met, greeted and talked to a jam-packed room of Kerry supporters and others who came for...
  • Maoists kidnap 192 students, teachers in Nepal

    02/01/2004 11:55:29 PM PST · by Tailgunner Joe · 12 replies · 368+ views
    AFP ^ | February 1, 2004
    Nepal's Maoists have abducted a total of 192 school students in western Nepal in recent days and are forcing them to undergo military training, witnesses and officials said on Sunday. Ramesh Pokharel, a teacher at Bajura district, 340 kilometres west of Kathmandu, said 104 school students and some teachers were taken by the rebels on last Thursday from a school in Rameswori village to an unknown location. Another 88 students were abducted from a school in Pujyatala village in Achham district, 360 kilometres west of Kathmandu on Friday, a village official said. Home Ministry spokesman Gopendra Bahadur Pandey confirmed that...
  • Michael Moore: "Clark Is The Butcher Of Kosovo" [But We Need Him To Butcher Bush]

    01/23/2004 2:35:59 PM PST · by Hon · 43 replies · 567+ views
    Democracy Now ^ | October 15, 2003 | Michael Moore
    AMY GOODMAN: I guess what surprised so many people when you sent out your letter, and now in your book, on Wesley Clark, I don’t think people were surprised that he ran for president, but that he’s called the anti-war worrier, that this is the man who said the rest of the world has got to get with us, this is the man who presided over the bombing of Yugoslavia. MICHAEL MOORE: Well, yeah, I put it in “Bowling for Columbine,” I’m so upset still about what happened in Kosovo, it’s in my movie. I found a way to work...
  • Moby leading a jihad against cybergossip Matt Drudge(Freerepublic mention)

    01/23/2004 11:34:28 AM PST · by Pikamax · 69 replies · 540+ views
    NYDAILYNEWS ^ | 01/23/04 | Lloyd Grove
    Cho-time for Moby vs. Drudge Activist rocker Moby is leading a jihad against cybergossip Matt Drudge, blaming him for inciting "far right-wingers" who sent abusive and racist E-mails to comedian Margaret Cho. On his Web site and in private messages to friends, Moby has been claiming that Drudge "took out of context" Cho's stream of anti-Republican invective - intended as comedy shtick - during last week's awards show at the Hammerstein Ballroom. "I was outraged," Moby told me. "Everyone knows that Margaret's comedy is very irreverent and Lenny Bruce-style confrontational, and Matt Drudge took it out of context and...
  • Rosenberg Documentary Debuts at Sundance (More Nausea from Leftdance Film Fest!)

    01/22/2004 10:01:41 AM PST · by RightWingAtheist · 40 replies · 1,179+ views
    AP via Yahoo ^ | Jan 21, 2004 | DAVID GERMAIN, AP Movie Writer
    By DAVID GERMAIN, AP Movie Writer PARK CITY, Utah - Few filmmakers examining their family history in a documentary would find themselves in the thick of the Academy Awards (news - web sites) race. When your grandparents are Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, though, the subject resonates far outside the immediate family. Ivy Meeropol's "Heir to an Execution" chronicles her effort to come to terms with the lives and deaths of her father's parents, executed as traitors in 1953 after being accused of relaying the secret of the atomic bomb to the Soviets. "I grew up with this. It was always...
  • Michelle Malkin: The weird world of Gwyneth Paltrow

    01/20/2004 9:34:00 PM PST · by JohnHuang2 · 34 replies · 412+ views ^ | Wednesday, January 21, 2004 | by Michelle Malkin
    <p>Gwyneth Paltrow, the fashionable blond actress who once chopped off her hair to look exactly like ex-boyfriend Brad Pitt and who showed up at the Oscars a few years ago in a transparent Goth-meets-Heidi costume, has some nerve calling anybody "weird."</p>
  • Bob's red-letter day: Redford to take his Guevara pic to Che's widow (well, isn't that special?)

    01/20/2004 2:03:09 PM PST · by presidio9 · 18 replies · 422+ views
    NY Daily News ^ | January 20, 2004 | Rush & Malloy
    When Robert Redford went to Cuba in 1988, he was interrogated by U.S. Treasury Dept. agents upon his return. After all, he was said to have gone scuba-diving with Fidel Castro. Now the actor is set to fly to Havana on Friday, after his Sundance Film Festival ends, to show his new movie, "The Motorcycle Diaries," to Che Guevara's widow, Aleida March. Redford is an executive producer of Walter Salles' film about Che's consciousness-raising nine-month motorcycle trip through South America as a 23-year-old medical student. The pic got a standing ovation Saturday at a fest screening in Park City, Utah....

    01/13/2004 2:57:26 PM PST · by GreatOne · 185 replies · 38,393+ views
    Drudge Report ^ | January 13, 2003 | Drudge
    The stars were out in Gotham on Monday night for the latest Bush Bashing Ball... More to follow.
  • Actors' politics pollute 'Ring'

    01/12/2004 1:46:45 PM PST · by trajanus_red · 129 replies · 642+ views
    USA Today ^ | 1/11/2004 | Michael Medved
    <p>"If you want to send a message, call Western Union," said Hollywood pioneer Samuel Goldwyn to filmmakers and stars who sought to use their movie projects to advance some political agenda. Although the telegraph is a largely irrelevant alternative in this Internet age, the thinking behind Goldwyn's advice remains sane and solid: Political preachments, on or off camera, only interfere with the entertainment value of creative work by major Hollywood stars. Recent comments by some of the prime participants in the triumphal box-office hit The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King illustrate the uncomfortable implications of trying to impose timely messages on timeless fantasy.</p>
  • InternationalAnswer is sponsoring a NYC Anti-Troops, Hate Bush Rally Thursday, January 15th, 2004

    01/04/2004 10:55:06 AM PST · by NYCFewBraveProud · 27 replies · 485+ views
    InternationalAnswer is sponsoring a NYC Rally Thursday, January 15th, 2004 Details: Rally in Front of Madison Square Garden To Demonstrate Opposition to Bush's Convention And Say "Bring the Troops Home Now!" Thursday, January 15 4:30-7:00 p.m. 32 St. and 7th Ave. New York City Their “Bring the Troops Home Now” rally serves only to embolden the enemy & improve the enemy’s morale, while possibly simultaneously doing the opposite to our troops. I plan to protest their rally. Is there any way FReeps can blunt their attempt to kill more of our troops?
  • Howard Dean: ‘We’ve not paid attention to al-Qaida’

    01/03/2004 9:53:06 AM PST · by rs79bm · 87 replies · 494+ views
    AP / Portsmouth Herald ^ | 1/2/2004 | Holly Ramer
    NASHUA, N.H. -- Democrat Howard Dean said that the events of the last few weeks have shown he was right to conclude that Saddam Hussein’s capture didn’t make America safer. Dean, the front-runner for the Democratic presidential nomination, faced criticism from his party’s rivals for his comments following the Dec. 13 capture of Saddam. Since then, the national terrorism alert has been raised to orange and more troops have been killed in Iraq, he said at a town hall meeting in Nashua. "They got all excited, but here we are," the former Vermont governor said. "We’ve lost 10 more troops...
  • A new push to meet UN's antipoverty goals

    01/03/2004 4:26:32 AM PST · by johnny7 · 11 replies · 306+ views
    The Boston Globe ^ | 1/3/2004 | Gunnar Stalsett
    <p>WITH THE HUGE amounts of money appropriated by Congress and additional billions pledged by international donors to address the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan, it is now evident that if an issue has priority, money can be located. Without question, Iraq and Afghanistan must be rebuilt, but other pressing human needs cannot be forgotten. As World Bank President James Wolfensohn recently emphasized, the world devoted about $800 billion to military expenditures in 2002, compared with $56 billion in development assistance. To put it another way, UNICEF's annual budget is being spent on military purposes every 15 hours, even as 1.3 billion people, half of them children, live on less than $1 per day, in almost unimaginable conditions of deprivation.</p>
  • U.S. 'Dictatorship' Had No 'Search Warrant' for Saddam, Boston Globe Moans

    12/17/2003 3:37:19 PM PST · by kattracks · 52 replies · 449+ views ^ | 12/17/03 | Carl Limbacher and Staff
    Derrick Z. Jackson, one of the most left-wing columnists for the left-wing Boston Globe, wrote today: "The invasion was still a lie. The capture of Saddam Hussein changes nothing about that. There were too many forked tongues in the road to his lair. The way we removed the dictator, we became a global dictatorship." According to dizzy D.Z.: "With no weapons, no ties, and no truth, the capture of Saddam was merely the most massive and irresponsible police raid in modern times. We broke in without a search warrant. Civilian deaths constituted justifiable homicide. America was again above the law....
  • Rush shuts down DU again!

    12/15/2003 10:30:42 AM PST · by ConservativeMan55 · 489 replies · 1,161+ views
    Rush is quoting posters from DU again. They're server crashed! He was quoting about how posters thought Bush was more of a danger than Saddam!
  • Michael Moore on Saddam's capture (BARF alert!)

    12/15/2003 7:02:49 AM PST · by SB00 · 184 replies · 1,778+ views
    Sunday, December 14th, 2003 We Finally Got Our Frankenstein... and He Was In a Spider Hole! -- by Michael Moore Thank God Saddam is finally back in American hands! He must have really missed us. Man, he sure looked bad! But, at least he got a free dental exam today. That's something most Americans can't get. America used to like Saddam. We LOVED Saddam. We funded him. We armed him. We helped him gas Iranian troops. But then he screwed up. He invaded the dictatorship of Kuwait and, in doing so, did the worst thing imaginable -- he threatened an...
  • Liberals on the List: Conservative Students Are Tracking Professors Who Arouse Ire

    12/15/2003 12:30:07 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 47 replies · 576+ views ^ | Dec. 13 | Mike von Fremd
    D A L L A S, Dec. 13— University of Texas journalism professor Robert Jensen is an unapologetic liberal who openly expresses his strong views, both in and out of the classroom. "My political views are left," Jensen said. "Some people would call me a radical." In the aftermath of Sept. 11, 2001, student Austin Kinghorn felt Jensen crossed the line. "We walked in, and he had the overhead projector turned on, and on there was a sentence, 'What is terrorism?' " Kinghorn said. "And Jensen took the next hour and 15 minutes of class to basically make his point,...

    12/14/2003 5:02:43 PM PST · by livesbygrace · 97 replies · 684+ views ^ | 12/14/03 | Andrew Sullivan
    Readers are invited to send in the most strained and mealy-mouthed statements from the devastated press and anti-war politicians and activists following the capture of Saddam. First up: Saddam's paid-up British anti-war activist, George Galloway: "This will not stop the Iraqi resistance. if anything, it may set the resistance free, if you like, from the cloud of Saddam Hussein, and transform it into a purely national resistance movement without the charge that it's being controlled from behind by the deposed president." Galloway must be worried sick about what Saddam might tell the coalition. So must Chirac. - 4:23:59 PM
  • Social Predation 101: Now showing in classrooms near you

    12/12/2003 5:24:31 AM PST · by SJackson · 28 replies · 479+ views
    Sierra Times ^ | 12-11-03 | Andy Donnach
    "When you told me there were social predators teaching at the high school I thought you were a bit nuts -- I'd never heard of such a thing," the district administrator whispered. "But, I've since come to see you had understated the problem." The administrator's discovery process had likely been triggered six months earlier when I used the word "predatory" to describe the practices of activist-teachers who were using their positions of authority in the classroom to recruit children into their personal, political, social, and religious agendas. These "teachers" were using the classroom to promote activism, not academics. Worse, they...
  • When the media fails (Whiny protestor Alert)

    12/11/2003 9:31:37 AM PST · by NorCoGOP · 12 replies · 341+ views
    Michigan Daily (U. Michigan) ^ | 12/10/03 | Ari Paul
    ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- The comedian David Cross once remarked that our country must be in trouble because we have to read other countries' newspapers to find out what is going on in our own nation. Last Saturday, community activists convened at a small house on the west side of Ann Arbor, Mich., to witness video footage compiled by independent journalists of the police brutality at the Free Trade Agreement of the Americas conference in Miami last month. The footage, and the lack of media exposure of what actually happened, is living proof that our country's media is currently divorced...
  • Has Hollywood Abandoned America?

    12/02/2003 9:23:49 AM PST · by jonalvy44 · 29 replies · 410+ views
    Renew America ^ | 12/02/2003 | Jon Alvarez
    Has Hollywood Abandoned America? Where has Hollywood gone? Has Hollywood abandoned America? During the events leading up to Operation Iraqi Freedom, we heard the collective cries of the anti-war celebrities as their patriotism and loyalty was called into question. However, at a time when they have had ample opportunity to prove their critics wrong, Hollywood remains conspicuously absent. Hollywood has once again failed to support America in her time of need. This despite the fact that many celebrities enjoy the lifestyle afforded them due to the patronage of the American public. It's our money spent on movie tickets and DVDs...
  • Houston activist's court date draws attention

    11/28/2003 4:43:19 PM PST · by Jalapeno · 38 replies · 539+ views
    Houston Chronicle ^ | EDWARD HEGSTROM
    Nov. 28, 2003, 3:14PM Houston activist's court date draws attention By EDWARD HEGSTROM Copyright 2003 Houston Chronicle Well-known immigrant-rights activist Maria Jimenez goes to court Monday, accused of assaulting the executive director of the Harris County Republican Party. Jimenez, the head of the mayor's office of immigrant affairs, seems to be taking the matter in stride. When a police officer informed her of the misdemeanor assault charge during a protest at Harris County Republican Party headquarters Oct. 27, she responded: "Great! We couldn't have planned it better than this." Jimenez is accused of shoving a box of protest letters into...
  • Nightline Tonight 11/25/03: Young Conservatives Take on Liberal College Professors

    11/25/2003 8:46:18 PM PST · by kristinn · 45 replies · 379+ views
    self | Tuesday, November 25, 2003 | Kristinn
    Nightline is doing a show about Young Conservatives in Texas who established Professor Watch in the wake of Prof. Robert Jensen's rhetorical attacks on America in the wake of September 11. They are keeping track of leftist profs on campus. The specter of McCarthyism has been raised. Oh the horrors!
  • Why ZOT! will be the next President of the United States of America

    11/25/2003 10:14:15 AM PST · by admittedly an opposing view · 130 replies · 552+ views
    <p>Howard Dean is a mainstream candidate; he enjoys support across the broad mainstream of U.S. political opinion, from Greens to Republicans, between and beyond, who particularly appeals to metrosexual confederates. Many of his positions are consistent with those of traditional Conservatives and Libertarians.</p> <p>Howard Dean is not an ideologue; he bases his positions on the facts, and when the facts change he adjusts to the changes.</p>
  • I'm glad to have joined your super-cool talking group yaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaZottttaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaay!

    11/21/2003 5:28:40 PM PST · by bolshevik revolutionary · 252 replies · 335+ views
    You guys are soooooooooooooooooooooo cool. I want to join and you can tell me how you support racism, oppression, inequality, capitalism, and GWBush. I love to read all the bullshit you losers post daily yaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaay. Liberals are bad, but you conservatives take the cake...mindless robots you are bwahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha. Power to the people....workers unite...againts bullshit right-wing conservative killers yeah I said it...your killers...killers!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! after the revolution hugs and kisses for you all yaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaay love Josh
  • Protestors just pulled down the statue of President Bush ..

    11/20/2003 9:30:20 AM PST · by Dog · 154 replies · 2,047+ views
    Amazing sight to see....the man who freed millions of Iraqi's dissed by some smelly nitwits.
  • London "Anti-War" Demonstrators' True Colours

    11/19/2003 5:54:22 PM PST · by auzerais · 108 replies · 860+ views
    National Review ^ | 11/18/03 | Amir Taheri
    Ahhh, Those Lovable "Anti-War" Leftists in London.... The London StreetsWho are these anti-Bush people?By Amir Taheri LONDON — George W. Bush's visit to London this week will be historic for at least two reasons. He will be the first U.S. president to come to Britain on a state visit. He will also observe a bizarre political marriage: one between the remnants of the Marxist-Leninist Left and militant Islamists. Negotiated over the past two years, the "wedding," will be celebrated in a mass demonstration against Bush's visit. The demonstration is organized by a shadowy group called "Stop the War Coalition," part...
  • Ingraham’s Criticism of Liberal Elite Upsets ABC’s The View Crew

    11/11/2003 4:57:14 PM PST · by OESY · 31 replies · 623+ views
    Media Research Center ^ | November 10, 2003 | Brent Baker
    Radio talk show host Laura Ingraham received a hostile reaction last week from crew on ABC’s daytime show, The View, to the premise of her new book, Shut Up and Sing: How Elites from Hollywood, Politics, and the UN are Subverting America. Other than Rachel Campos, one of three finalists auditioning to join the show permanently, the co-hosts were all appalled by Ingraham’s contention that elites on the coasts are out of touch with “the heartland.” When Ingraham argued “that the Democratic Party is not connecting with the people who are its logical constituents, from the South and from the...
  • Ingraham's Criticism of Liberal Elite Upsets ABC's The View Crew (Transcript)

    11/10/2003 3:50:16 PM PST · by fight_truth_decay · 68 replies · 2,214+ views
    MRC ^ | Monday November 10, 2003 | BrentBaker
    MRC analyst Jessica Anderson took down Ingraham's session on the November 4 The View. Star Jones: "Now, first of all, the title of the book is 'Shut Up and Sing.' Now, it's an explanation of how the 'elites' -- which I can't stand that word -- from Hollywood, Washington and the United Nations are subverting America. What exactly do you mean, Laura?" Ingraham: "We're supposed to have government of the people, by the people and for the people, and there are elites in this country who are Republicans and Democrats -- Hollywood just comprises one small section of that. The...
  • New York Times about to give up Pulitzer from '32

    11/09/2003 9:54:48 AM PST · by Chi-townChief · 13 replies · 587+ views
    Star Newspapers (Chicago) ^ | Sunday, November 9, 2003 | Michael J. Bowers
    Since Jayson Blair was exposed and fired on May 1, the New York Times has been performing atonement for partisanship and hubris. First came the long and painful front-page account of how management had been guilty of astonishing incompetence in failing to recognize Blair's deceptions. Next there was the establishment of the Siegal committee, which met for several weeks to recommend damage-control measures such as the appointment of an ombudsman for the first time ever. When this failed to end the storm, Publisher Arthur Sulzberger Jr. fired Executive Editor Howell Raines and Managing Editor Gerald Boyd. (Sulzberger, a permanent boy...
  • FRN Columnists' Corner - "The New Counterculture" By Gary Aldrich

    11/08/2003 11:47:20 AM PST · by Bob J · 34 replies · 697+ views
    Free Republic Network ^ | 11-8-03 | Gary Aldrich
    Columnists' Corner "The New Counterculture " By Gary Aldrich On Nov. 7, 1972, the New Left, also known as the “Counterculture,” suffered a major defeat at the polls when Leftist presidential candidate George McGovern lost 49 states to Richard Nixon. Nixon’s joy was short-lived. His re-election caused a furious counter-reaction by the emerging Hard-Left ideologues like Hillary Rodham Clinton. This movement, nurtured on the dreams of a Marxist-style revolution, had to settle instead for grown-up pragmatism that had as its basic tenet that to destroy the hated “system,” you first had to join it. They left the romantic Counterculture...
  • They'll 'watch' but won't hear of prof's politics

    11/05/2003 12:32:59 PM PST · by weegee · 10 replies · 333+ views
    Houston Chronicle ^ | Nov. 4, 2003, 7:28PM | By ROBERT JENSEN
    I was happy to learn last week that a conservative student group at the University of Texas had published a "professor watch list" of instructors who "push an ideological viewpoint on their students through often times subtle but sometimes abrasive methods of indoctrination." I have long held that one of the most serious problems on our campus -- the largest in the country, with more than 51,000 students -- is that the student body is largely depoliticized. Given that lack of political engagement, I'm grateful for anything that gets students talking about politics, especially the role of politics in the...