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  • Now is the Time to Shut Up

    09/02/2005 6:45:16 AM PDT · by Chickenhawk Warmonger · 144 replies · 3,107+ views
    OpinionEditorials ^ | 9/2/05 | Robin Mullins Boyd
    Now is the Time to Shut Up Robin Mullins Boyd The complete and utter devastation of the Gulf Coast from Hurricane Katrina breaks my heart. Every picture of the damage, every picture of the victims rips at my soul. My heart tells me that the flattened cities are just scenes from a movie, while my brain tells me that the Gulf Coast will never be the same. In spite of the mass of suffering humanity, some have decided to use this fierce attack from Mother Nature as another excuse to blame President Bush, the Republicans or even the United States....
  • In Defense of Cindy Sheehan (Warning: Barf Alert Quotes from DUmmies and KosKids)

    08/17/2005 9:22:05 AM PDT · by Alexander Rubin · 19 replies · 545+ views
    Canada Free Press ^ | Wednesday, August 17, 2005 | Alexander Rubin
    ... The anger directed at Cindy Sheehan is not unprovoked, but it is misdirected. She is a woman consumed by her quest, and that is tragic, and nothing else. Rage should be directed at the grief pimps who exploit this woman’s pain for all it’s worth; those who view her as more ratings, or another arrow in their quiver to send against the President. It should be directed at those members of DailyKos, perhaps the largest left-wing blog, who believe that her son should not be referred to by name, that "theatre professionals at the Sheenan vigil… should arrange things...

    07/19/2005 10:10:37 PM PDT · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 33 replies · 1,865+ views
    Alan Colms Show | 20 July 2005 | menemenetekelupharsin
    Alan Colmes Show Upstaged by Free Republic Member Alan Colms, a VERY liberal radio talk show host was upstaged twice by a member of the website right around midnight Tuesday, July 19. The individual had been looking for news late that evening regarding President George Bush's Supreme Court nomination and found Alan Colms' show. In the first call, the "Freeper", when asked what he did not want to talk about, said "I don't want to talk about abortion as it is a self-solving problem. Those who practice abortion are removing their own power and influence in the political process."...
  • TATP is Suicide Bombers' Weapon of Choice (Used in London, and by Palestinians)

    07/15/2005 10:55:55 AM PDT · by Pyro7480 · 18 replies · 2,120+ views
    The Times (UK) ^ | 7/15/2005 | Philippe Naughton
    TATP is suicide bombers' weapon of choiceBy Philippe Naughton, Times Online In the occupied Palestinian territories, you can tell who the 'engineers' are: they are the ones covered in burn marks who might be missing fingers, or even a whole hand. The engineers are the bomb-makers for the young suicide bombers sent to kill Israelis by the Islamic militant organisations such as Hamas. And their explosive of choice, triacetone triperoxide or TATP - named today as an explosive used in last week's London bombings - is the reason for their disfigurement. TATP's base ingredients - drain cleaner, bleach and acetone...
  • Caption British Editorial Cartoon (What's True for Them, is True for Us)

    07/13/2005 10:13:51 AM PDT · by Pyro7480 · 21 replies · 1,669+ views
    Telegraph ^ | 7/13/2005 | n/a
  • The Lesson from The Profile of the London Terrorists: Start Profiling!! (Graphic image downthread)

    07/13/2005 10:06:22 AM PDT · by Pyro7480 · 10 replies · 1,388+ views
    The Times ^ | 7/13/2005 | Pyro7480
    From The suicide bomb squad from Leeds A relative of one of the bombers was arrested and taken to London for questioning. Intelligence agencies say that at least two of the men had recently returned from Pakistan. All four were British, but with origins in Pakistan. MI6, MI5 and British diplomats were in touch with the Pakistani authorities last night to try to track down any connections with terrorists there. Security sources confirmed that none of the bombers was on any MI5 file, although one had links to a person investigated by police. From Profile: the Leeds bombers [Shehzad] Tanweer's...
  • Four Pathetic Young Bombers (Written by One Fed-Up British Woman)

    07/13/2005 7:45:47 AM PDT · by Pyro7480 · 78 replies · 2,272+ views
    The Times ^ | 7/13/2005 | Alice Miles
    Four pathetic young bombersAlice MilesIt is difficult for Londoners to return to normal life when the events of July 7 have been so glamorised NOW THE real shock. The first suicide bombing to occur in Western Europe — and not one, but four of them. This takes terror in Britain into a new dimension. And yet, my instinct is the same as it was before learning that these were not just “ordinary” bombers, but suicides. And the instinct is even stronger now: do not glamorise them. I see four pathetic young men, feeble manifestations of confused masculinity, too spineless to...
  • N. Korean Refugees' Underground Hideout in China Shown (photos)

    06/23/2005 5:59:57 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 8 replies · 624+ views
    The Daily NK ^ | 05/30/05
    /begin my translation N. Korean Refugees' 'Underground Hideout' in China Shown (photos)  [ 2005-05-30 14:25 ] This month (note: May, 2005), during a 15-day trip to Yanji (note: N.E. Chinese city across N. Korea), Park Sang-hyuk(alias) took the pictures of an underground hideout where a N. Korean refugee, Mr. Paik, and his family live. It was located at a mountain in Helong Perfecture, Jilin Province. The pictures were posted on the home page of Free North Korea Broadcast( on May 28th(, 2005.) In this place, Mr. Paik, his wife, and their three daughters in late 20's had lived for 7 years(, according to his...
  • Geology Pictures of the Week, June 19-25, 2005: Spider Rock and Bicentennial Column

    06/20/2005 2:10:48 PM PDT · by cogitator · 14 replies · 840+ views
    Variations on a theme (I like themes): Spider Rock, Canyon de Chelly, Arizona Bicentennial Column, Ogle Cave, New Mexico
  • Some Immigrants Are Offering Social Security Numbers for Rent

    06/07/2005 6:49:16 AM PDT · by Grendel9 · 14 replies · 640+ views
    New York Times ^ | June 7, 2005 | EDUARDO PORTER
    By EDUARDO PORTER Published: June 7, 2005 TLALCHAPA, Mexico - Gerardo Luviano is looking for somebody to rent his Social Security number. Mr. Luviano, 39, obtained legal residence in the United States almost 20 years ago. But these days, back in Mexico, teaching beekeeping at the local high school in this hot, dusty town in the southwestern part of the country, Mr. Luviano is not using his Social Security number. So he is looking for an illegal immigrant in the United States to use it for him - providing a little cash along the way. *** The number of people...
  • Korea’s Underground Railroad - (moving story;..and heartbreaking, too)

    05/10/2005 7:23:18 PM PDT · by CHARLITE · 4 replies · 502+ views
    Our area takes great pride in the role many organizations and residents here played in the Underground Railroad during the years leading up to the Civil War. Thousands of slaves were freed because of the courage of individuals who either housed fugitive slaves or went south to escort them to freedom here in the north. It is a heritage we can be proud of. Today, there is a similar effort underway. It is happening in a land divided along lines of north and south. Race is a component. Other nations are involved. And the bravery of conductors and engineers on...
  • N. Korea: U.S. Cites Signs of Korean Steps to Nuclear Test(quite specific evidences)

    05/05/2005 11:20:22 PM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 11 replies · 809+ views
    NYT ^ | 05/05/06 | DAVID E. SANGER and WILLIAM J. BROAD
    U.S. Cites Signs of Korean Steps to Nuclear Test By DAVID E. SANGER and WILLIAM J. BROAD WASHINGTON, May 5 - White House and Pentagon officials are closely monitoring a recent stream of satellite photographs of North Korea that appear to show rapid, extensive preparations for a nuclear weapons test, including the construction of a reviewing stand, presumably for dignitaries, according to American and foreign officials who have been briefed on the imagery. North Korea has never tested a nuclear weapon. Bush administration officials, when asked Thursday about the burst of activity at a suspected test site in the northeastern...

    05/01/2005 4:59:42 AM PDT · by Robert Drobot · 10 replies · 383+ views
    Cardinal Kung Foundation ^ | 27 April 2005 | Joseph Kung, President
    Stamford, Connecticut, U.S.A. — Seven priests belonging to the Diocese of Zhengding, Heibei were arrested at 5:30 pm April 27 Bejing time in Wuqiu Village of Jinzhou City. These seven priests had traveled from their parishes for a religious retreat conducted by Bishop Jia Zhiguo who had just been released from 24-hour surveillance during the period of approximately March 30 to April 25 when Pope John Paul II was dying and when the new Pope Benedict XVI was elected. The mass arrest of priests was made by the Security Bureau of Shijiszhuang, officers of the religious bureau, and dozens of...
  • N.Korea May Carry Out Nuclear Test by June-Kyodo(preparation since March,plutonium device)

    04/29/2005 11:11:00 PM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 55 replies · 2,246+ views
    Kyodo News ^ | 04/30/05
    N.Korea May Carry Out Nuclear Test by June - Kyodo Fri Apr 29,10:13 PM ET TOKYO (Reuters) - The United States has warned the International Atomic Energy Agency that North Korea has been preparing to carry out an underground nuclear test since March and could go ahead as early as June, Kyodo news agency said on Saturday. The report, which quoted diplomatic sources in Vienna, came a day after the chief U.S. negotiator to stalled talks on Pyongyang's nuclear ambitions said Washington believed North Korea might be trying to harvest material for a nuclear bomb from a shut-down reactor. According...
  • North Korea preparing for underground nuke test: U.S. (as early as June 2005)

    04/29/2005 9:02:19 PM PDT · by HAL9000 · 14 replies · 487+ views
    Kyodo News (Japan) ^ | April 30, 2005
    VIENNA, April 30, Kyodo - The United States told the International Atomic Energy Agency and countries concerned, including Japan, that North Korea has been preparing for an underground nuclear test since March and may go ahead with the plan as early as June, diplomatic sources in Vienna said Saturday. The United States has pressured China to urge Pyongyang to suspend the preparation, but Beijing has not actively responded, according to the sources. An IAEA official said it is highly likely that the underground test will be successful if Pyongyang performs it. The move came after North Korea declared in...
  • N. Korean Underground Church (BBC world, Video)

    04/25/2005 5:42:44 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 6 replies · 772+ views
    N. Korean Underground Church (BBC world 04/25/05) <Click Here For News Clip> Transcript: Missionaries in S.korea are trying to win converts in the communist North where Christian groups say there is widespread persecution. The missionaries in the South say their work has been made easier by greater freedom of movement in North Korea, particularly in the border areas.Essential supplies for persecuted Christians in North Korea. This missionary group in Seoul smuggles ten thousand bibles into the North each year. It says it has trained more than hundred refugees and sent them back to spread the word.It's dangerous work in a closed...
  • Nuke the DUmmies

    DUNG tastes the nuclear option. Here:)
  • DUmmies celebrate the One Year Birthday of Err America! (Despite Shrinking Audience)

    03/31/2005 12:50:37 PM PST · by RogerWilko · 15 replies · 579+ views
    DU ^ | 3/31/05 | DUmmyLand
    Cheers to Air America Radio (AAR) on their first anniversary!!! AAR is kicking ass and doing far better than anyone could of imagined ... AAR continues to grow faster than any network in the history of radio, and has become a national powerhouse...the right-wing is now beginning to take very public swipes at AAR. Are they scared?
  • North Korea's missionary position(the resurrection of Christianity)

    03/15/2005 6:37:56 AM PST · by TigerLikesRooster · 23 replies · 1,046+ views
    Asia Times ^ | 03/16/05 | Andrei Lankov
    North Korea's missionary position By Andrei Lankov SEOUL - Churches are opening in North Korea, a country long known for its hostility to any religion, and especially Protestantism. But it is not the handful of officially sanctioned churches that are interesting so much as reports of a revival of the North's "catacomb church". Given the privation and suffering in North Korea, it's not surprising that the masses would find solace in the opiate of the people. North Korean defectors to South Korea recently were asked about the fate of those escapees who were apprehended in China and sent back for...
  • Iranian Confirms Underground Nuke Plant

    03/07/2005 4:03:26 PM PST · by drt1 · 11 replies · 385+ views
    AP/MSNBC ^ | 03/07/2005 | AP
    But official says defensive measures don't signal weapons program - NATANZ, Iran - An Iranian official confirmed Monday that a uranium enrichment plant in central Iran is underground as a protection against airstrikes, but insisted that is not a sign the program aims to produce nuclear weapons. U.S. officials have said building nuclear facilities underground is inconsistent with Iran’s contention its atomic program is intended only for the generation of electricity. The Iranians deny Washington’s accusation that they are trying to build nuclear weapons. Ali Akbar Salehi, a nuclear affairs adviser to the foreign minister, said U.S. and Israeli threats...