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  • Abbas: Blood of those killed fighting for Palestinian freedom will not go to waste

    05/15/2011 12:49:22 PM PDT · by Nachum · 14 replies
    haaretz ^ | 5/15/11 | DPA and Haaretz Service
    Published 21:34 15.05.11 Latest update 21:34 15.05.11 Abbas: Blood of those killed fighting for Palestinian freedom will not go to waste In televised address, Palestinian president says Nakba Day protests proved that 'the will of people is stronger than the power of oppressive forces.' By DPA and Haaretz Service Tags: Mahmoud Abbas Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said Sunday that the blood of those killed fighting for the rights of the Palestinian people will not go to waste. Abbas was referring to the protesters killed on Israel's borders with Lebanon and Syria as well as in the Gaza Strip as they...
  • The Arab World's Silence Has Left The Last Word To Those We Call Extremists

    08/21/2006 6:04:55 PM PDT · by blam · 10 replies · 691+ views
    The Guardian (UK) ^ | 8-22-2006 | Alain Gresh
    The Arab world's silence has left the last word to those we call extremists While Israel receives unanimous western support, this crisis is dragging the region ever faster into the abyss Alain Gresh Tuesday August 22, 2006 The Guardian (UK) Killers slaughter dozens of civilians in Iraq every day just because they are Sunni Muslims. Suicide attacks are increasingly common in Afghanistan, where they used to be unknown. On the Gaza Strip, 1.5 million Palestinians are caught in a trap, hemmed in by the Israeli offensive and the decision by the US and the EU to freeze all direct aid....
  • Fast honors those who have died in fight for freedom

    05/30/2006 7:56:50 PM PDT · by SandRat · 3 replies · 247+ views
    SIERRA VISTA — Candles were lit Monday night as nearly 300 people brought light into the growing darkness at the Southern Arizona Veterans Memorial Cemetery, which holds the remains of more than 1,200 members of America’s armed forces and some of their loved ones. Speaking for the second time at Monday Memorial Day ceremonies was Maj. Gen. Barbara Fast, commander of the Intelligence Center and Fort Huachuca. She spoke about one particular soldier whose cremains are at the cemetery. His name is Robert Oliver Unruh, who was an Army specialist who died in Iraq while serving as a combat engineer....
  • America Needs to Appreciate Those in Uniform, Bush Says

    03/23/2006 3:37:55 PM PST · by SandRat · 14 replies · 465+ views
    American Forces Press Service ^ | Sgt. Sara Wood, USA
    WASHINGTON, March 23, 2006 – Americans need to recognize the sacrifices made by men and women in the military, whose service has liberated millions of people in the Middle East and made this country more secure, President Bush said yesterday in Wheeling, W.Va. "America has got to appreciate what it means to wear the uniform today and honor those who have volunteered to keep this country strong," Bush said to an audience of military families at the Capitol Music Hall. "All of us should agree with the fact that we have a remarkable country when people who know that they're...
  • Christmas Parade celebrates America’s freedom, those who fight for it

    12/06/2005 6:25:28 PM PST · by SandRat · 4 replies · 354+ views
    Marine Corps News ^ | Dec 5, 2005 | Lance Cpl. R. Drew Hendricks
    U.S. MARINE CORPS FORCES, PACIFIC, CAMP H. M. SMITH, Hawaii (Dec. 5, 2005) -- The 3rd Marine Regiment color guard led the largest community parade in the state of Hawaii during the 43rd annual Kaneohe Bay Christmas Parade, Dec. 3. If you’re not accustomed to a Hawaiian winter you would have found yourself a bit confused as to what this parade was for; the typically warm weather and the “Celebration of Freedom” theme made it as much like a 4th of July celebration than Christmas. Kaneohe celebrated not only Christmas but also all the men and women who serve to...
  • Greek Gods And Those Who Doubted Them

    11/14/2005 1:54:01 PM PST · by blam · 15 replies · 902+ views
    Redlands Daily Facts ^ | 11-14-2005 | Gregory Elder
    Greek gods and those who doubted them Gregory Elder For the Daily Facts It was a bad day in the year 406 B.C. Euripides, an elderly playwright, was wandering around the palace, skulking in his gloom. For decades he had dedicated himself to the theater and written and directed more than 90 plays, performed before thousands of people. Yet for all his pains, he had won prizes for only three of his dramas, a minuscule number compared to his rivals Sophocles and Aeschylus. More than once, he had been held up to public ridicule by the tart-tongued comedian Aristophanes. In...
  • Michigan; Don't Shield Those With Shields

    11/05/2005 12:57:25 PM PST · by cougar_mccxxi · 3 replies · 329+ views
    Grand Rapids Press ^ | Monday, October 31, 2005 | Grand Rapids Press
    Some bad ideas look even worse at second glance. That's true of legislation that would potentially protect rogue police officers from scrutiny. The measure has been reintroduced in the Legislature, where it died last year. It deserves the same quick burial this time. Under the bill, statements made by law enforcement officials in internal investigations would no longer be subject to the state's Freedom of Information Act. The statements could be disclosed only if the individual responsible for them gave written consent or if a court subpoenaed them. The first is highly unlikely, the latter an unnecessary obstacle to the...
  • Web site identifies those it claims hire illegal immigrants

    11/05/2005 7:51:17 AM PST · by freepatriot32 · 20 replies · 971+ views
    http://www.signonsandiego.com/news ^ | 11 5 05 | Leslie Berestein
    A Riverside man has been incurring the ire of businesses he has named on a Web site that purports to out alleged employers of undocumented workers. Jason Mrochek, a 30-year-old software developer, said he hasn't been sued over his Web site, www.WeHireAliens.com The site lists 200-plus companies, some of which are in San Diego County. On the site, he invites people from around the country to post complaints about specific companies, from large corporations to mom-and-pop businesses. Also posted are addresses, phone numbers, corporate logos and even photographs in some cases. "We have been dealing with people calling up and...
  • No Distinction Between Terrorists, Those Who Support Them, Bush Says

    10/25/2005 10:55:07 PM PDT · by SandRat · 79 replies · 1,355+ views
    American Forces Press Service ^ | Oct 25, 2005 | Sgt. Sara Wood, USA
    WASHINGTON, Oct. 25, 2005 – The U.S. is determined to deny radical groups the support and sanctuary of outlaw regimes like Syria and Iran, President Bush said here today. Speaking to the Joint Armed Forces Officers' Wives Luncheon at Bolling Air Force Base, Bush said that these governments have a long history of collaboration with terrorists and deserve no patience from the victims of terror. "Any government that chooses to be an ally of terror has chosen to be an enemy of civilization," Bush said. "The civilized world must hold those regimes to account." The U.N. Security Council will hear...
  • Honor comes to those who serve

    10/14/2005 6:43:52 PM PDT · by SandRat · 10 replies · 428+ views
    Air Force Links ^ | Oct 14, 2005 | Capt. Kevin Tuttle
    10/14/2005 - PATRICK AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. (AFPN) -- Many of you have probably heard of the death of Airman 1st Class Elizabeth Jacobson. She was the first female Airman to die in the line of fire duty supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom, and the first Air Force security forces member to perish. She was only 21 years old. Airman Jacobson died while providing convoy security near Camp Bucca, Iraq. An improvised explosive hit the vehicle in which she was riding Sept. 28. She was assigned to the 17th Security Forces Squadron at Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas I had the...
  • PLEASE! STOP POSTING SAME MESSAGE ON ALL BOARDS!

    08/16/2002 7:39:49 AM PDT · by Merchant Seaman · 715 replies · 30,137+ views
    Annoyed Reader
    The purpose of FreeRepublic.com's multiple message boards is to limit the topics for each board to particular topics. Posting the same message on all the boards defeats the purpose of multiple-boards for special topics. It is very annoying to see the same message on every bulletin board. PLEASE! DO THE READERS A FAVOR. STOP CROSS-POSTING YOUR MESSAGES!