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  • Kashmiri separatists raid restaurants on Valentine's Day

    02/15/2008 2:49:44 PM PST · by forkinsocket · 5 replies · 67+ views
    AFP ^ | 02/14/2008 | Staff
    SRINAGAR, India (AFP) — A Kashmiri Islamic women's group Thursday raided restaurants to prevent young Muslim couples from meeting on Valentine's Day, an event it denounced by as "anti-Islamic." "We have formed a number of squads to educate young couples that Valentine's Day is a Western conspiracy to involve Muslims in vulgar activities," said Nahida, a member of Dukhtaran-e-Millat, or Daughters of Faith, as she took part in a swoop on a restaurant in Srinagar. The women's group, all covered from head-to-toe, did not encounter any resistance as couples patiently listened to them and left restaurants. Nahida, who did not...
  • Puerto Rico Senate in Recess - For Valentine's Day!

    02/15/2008 7:11:10 AM PST · by rrstar96 · 3 replies · 91+ views
    El Vocero de Puerto Rico (Spanish-language article) ^ | February 15, 2008 | Maricarmen Rivera Sánchez
    (Abridged Spanish-language translation) [Puerto Rico] Senate President Kenneth McClintock defended the decision not to convene a session yesterday on account of St. Valentine’s Day, which prompted criticism from Puerto Rico Independence Party (PIP) Representative Víctor García San Inocencio. If the House of Representatives or the Senate is going on recess for more than three days, either is required to obtain consent from the other chamber. In the Senate’s case, it recessed on Wednesday and will not reconvene until Tuesday next week since Monday is a holiday. When the announcement was made in the House yesterday that the Senate will not...
  • YOU TUBE SONG - Bill sings a romantic song to his Valentine, the lovely Hillary

    02/14/2008 6:24:53 PM PST · by doug from upland · 8 replies · 93+ views
    youtube ^ | 2-14-08 | dfu
    AWWWW, WHAT A GUY - join the sing-along
  • Freep a Poll! (CNN. Most important in a mate is looks or intelligence?)

    02/14/2008 5:50:33 PM PST · by dynachrome · 21 replies · 163+ views
    cnn.com ^ | 2-14-08 | CNN
    Which is more important in a mate? Looks Intelligence
  • ****The Official Valentines Day Silliness Thread****

    02/14/2008 7:48:24 AM PST · by Lucky9teen · 159 replies · 296+ views
    Casey's Valentines Day Rules To Live By Ladies, having sex with your partner is NOT a Valentines present. Even if you wear his favorite outfit, and do whatever he wants. This is insulting, and is the most flagrant of Valentines Day fouls. You are obligated to perform sexual favors (if of age) for your man ... the opposite is true for you guys as well. If men have to get you presents ... you have to get them presents. Now pony up cheap ass! Men, taking your partner out to dinner is NOT a Valentines present. You are supposed...
  • No Valentines For You! ... (ever-tolerant Muslims now condemn Valentine’s Day)

    02/14/2008 6:53:41 AM PST · by IrishMike · 31 replies · 565+ views
    Human Events ^ | 02/14/2008 | Robert Spencer
    Good grief. No Valentines for you, Charlie Brown. At least not in Kuwait. And no roses or cards with red hearts for you, Lucy. Not in Saudi Arabia. The ever-tolerant Muslim world is now condemning Valentine’s Day. Jamaan al-Harbash, a member of the Kuwaiti parliament, has called for Valentine’s Day celebrations to be banned. “We call on the commerce minister,” he declared in a fine froth of moral indignation, “to perform his duties by banning celebrations of Valentine’s Day which is alien to our society -- and contradicts our religion’s values and teachings.” Another Kuwaiti MP, Waleed al-Tabtabai, chief of...
  • Valentine's Day Massacred by Heartless

    02/14/2008 3:26:37 AM PST · by suspects · 32 replies · 119+ views
    Boston Herald ^ | February 14, 2008 | Michael Graham
    Roses are red, Violets are blue. If you call me your Valentine, my lawyer will sue. Welcome to Valentine’s Day, 2008. Or, as it’s known in some classrooms, “Friendship Day.” Or perhaps your kid’s school calls it “Cupid’s Day.” Then there’s Saudi Arabia, where it’s simply known as “Day for Public Flogging of Infidels Who Insult Islam.” Love hurts. The United Press International reports that Saudi Arabia’s Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice has banned stores from displaying “roses or any other red items” around this date. Too sinful. And while Boston may not be burkha...
  • Casey's Rules For Valentines Day

    02/13/2008 2:44:26 PM PST · by vaper69 · 8 replies · 197+ views
    I've become tired of women trying to hijack every holiday as if it was all about them. So I decided to put into writing my Valentines Day rules that I've been living by for years. Casey's Valentines Day Rules To Live By * Ladies, having sex with your partner is NOT a Valentines present. Even if you wear his favorite outfit, and do whatever he wants. This is insulting, and is the most flagrant of Valentines Day fouls. You are obligated to perform sexual favors (if of age) for your man ... the opposite is true for you guys as...
  • Kuwait Hardliners Take Aim at Valentine's Day

    02/11/2008 10:53:26 AM PST · by rightwingintelligentsia · 7 replies · 105+ views
    FoxNews ^ | February 11, 2008
    KUWAIT CITY — Valentine's Day is just three days away, but one Muslim politician is heading up a committee to make sure it goes completely ignored. Kuwaiti MP Waleed Al-Tabtabae, head of the National Assembly’s Committee Monitoring Negative Alien Practices, will chair his group Wednesday to discuss ways to repress all public displays recognizing the international day of love. “We want to discuss measures that should be taken by these ministries to prevent such alien events from impacting Kuwaiti society and spreading corruption among the Kuwaiti youth,” Al-Tabtabae told reporters Monday. Committee member Islamist MP Jamaan Al-Harbash said many Islamic...
  • Female Bum Behind Valentine Symbol?

    02/14/2006 4:31:53 PM PST · by Rakkasan1 · 29 replies · 1,754+ views
    Discovery News ^ | 2-14-06 | Jennifer Viegas
    Feb. 13, 2006 — The familiar double-lobed heart symbol seen on Valentine's Day cards and candy was inspired by the shape of human female buttocks as seen from the rear, according to a professor of psychology who studied the origin, history and symbolism of the Feb.14 holiday. Galdino Pranzarone of Roanoke College in Salem, Va., told Discovery News that he analyzed "essential literary and speculative evidence from mythology and secondary sources," which led to his theory. He believes one rather obvious bit of evidence is that the heart symbol does not directly duplicate the heart human organ. "The twin lobes...
  • RED-NECK VALENTINE'S LOVE POEM

    02/09/2008 3:30:24 PM PST · by CGASMIA68 · 57 replies · 2,139+ views
    Unknown from an e-mail
    RED-NECK VALENTINE'S LOVE POEM Collards is green my dog's name is Blue and I'm so lucky to have a sweet thang like you. Yore hair is like cornsilk a-flapping in the breeze Softer than Blue's and without all them fleas. You move like the bass, which excite me in May. You ain't got no scales but I luv you anyway. Yo're as satisfy'n as okry jist a-fry'n in the pan. Yo're as fragrant as "snuff" right out of the can. You have som'a yore teeth, for which I am proud; I hold my head high when we're in a crowd....
  • Surrendering to Tractor Pull of Love

    02/09/2008 12:54:43 PM PST · by DeLaine · 6 replies · 389+ views
    Newsday.com ^ | February 9, 2008 | SHARON COHEN
    Sonya Rinker was looking for a guy: someone who was kind, respectful and had a special place in his heart ... for tractors. She wanted a man who could share the thrill of a good tractor-pull show, who could see beauty in a shiny row of green and yellow of John Deere tractors. She didn't know that somewhere along these rolling Pennsylvania hills, there was such a man, a shy guy named Tom with two vintage Deere tractors. He had been looking for a gal, someone who'd put up with his milking cows at 3 a.m. and his six-day work...
  • Real Valentines

    02/08/2008 7:26:07 AM PST · by bs9021 · 1 replies · 82+ views
    Campus Report ^ | February 8, 2008 | Samantha Soller
    Real Valentines by: Samantha Soller, February 08, 2008 Lewisburg, Penn. – The Bucknell University Conservatives Club will be selling carnations and roses to benefit Susquehanna Valley Women in Transition, a shelter for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. The Conservatives Club will take orders for flowers February 11, 12, and 13 from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. The sale will take place on the ground floor of the Langone Center at Bucknell University. Roses cost $6 each; carnations cost $2 each. The flowers will be delivered by members of the club in suit and tie on Valentine’s Day. Carnations...
  • Mary is contrary in politically correct year - (Christmas song about Mary deemed ‘too religious’)

    12/27/2007 8:49:24 AM PST · by NYer · 38 replies · 200+ views
    Telegraph ^ | December 27, 2007 | Laura Clout
    For decades, children have enjoyed singing about the little donkey which is said to have carried the pregnant Mary to Bethlehem.   The calendar features Lord Nelson forced to wear a life jacket But one group of young singers was ordered to change the traditional lyrics of the Christmas song - because they were said to be "too religious".Instead of "Little donkey, carry Mary safely on her way", the youngsters were told to sing "carry Lucy" for fear of offending non-Christians. The incident, at the school's Christmas concert, appears on a new calendar alongside 11 other examples of extreme political...
  • Heads she's homely; tails he's ugly

    02/15/2007 4:12:51 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 16 replies · 863+ views
    Washington Times Insider ^ | February 15, 2007 | Al Webb
    <p>LONDON -- A couple of millennia after their steamy affair went scorching across the Roman Empire, Mark Antony and Cleopatra remain among history's most romanticized lovers. But in the looks department, they may both have left much to be desired.</p>
  • Study: Men Hard-Wired To Ignore Their Wives

    02/15/2007 11:34:07 AM PST · by Froufrou · 9 replies · 1,526+ views
    FOX ^ | 02/15/07 | Robert Roy Britt
    When a man fails to help out around the house, his poor performance might be related to a subconscious tendency to resist doing anything his wife wants, a new study suggests. Men and women are sure to argue about this one. In fact, the man and woman who led the study disagree on the meaning of the results. Psychologists have long known about "reactance," the tendency to do the exact opposite of what's requested by a loved one or boss. The new study aimed to find out whether the phenomenon might occur at a subconscious level. Participants were asked to...
  • Denver Volunteers Form Giant Valentine For Troops (with slideshow and video)

    02/14/2007 3:14:17 PM PST · by ajolympian2004 · 10 replies · 924+ views
    CBS 4 Denver ^ | Wednesday February 14th, 2007 | Michelle Griego
    An estimated 1,000 volunteers formed a human Valentine heart at Invesco Field at Mile High on Wednesday as part of a local radio station's plan to show support for American troops serving overseas. An estimated 1,000 volunteers formed a human Valentine heart at Invesco Field at Mile High on Feb. 14 as part of a local radio station's plan to show support for American troops serving overseas. Gov. Bill Ritter and Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper were on hand for the event just after noon. The volunteers formed a large heart on the field in the stadium that then took on...
  • Indians protest Valentine's Day

    02/14/2007 2:51:11 PM PST · by george76 · 72 replies · 1,299+ views
    ASSOCIATED PRESS ^ | Feb. 14, 2007
    It was hardly a Hallmark moment. As a Valentine's Day card smoldered, more than 100 members of the Hindu extremist group Shiv Sena gathered in central New Delhi chanted "Death to Valentine's Day" and "People who celebrate Valentine's Day should be pelted with shoes!" Valentine's Day has in the past two decades made strong inroads in India as the country has slowly opened itself up to the outside world - its economic boom bringing in not just foreign investment, but also aspects of Western culture virtually unknown here a quarter-century ago. Across the country, stores stocked heart-shaped balloons and chocolates,...
  • The Public Side of Private Love

    02/14/2007 1:12:09 PM PST · by Ed Hudgins · 4 replies · 363+ views
    The Atlas Society/Objectivist Center ^ | February 14, 2003 | Edward Hudgins
    [An oldie but goodie!] Romantic love is the predominant theme in modern American culture. It's the number one topic of popular music. Movies that aren’t love stories usually have an amorous subplot. Affairs saturate soap operas and Oprah-type TV focuses on relationships. Valentine's Day is devoted to love. And the activity that is most associated with and often mistaken for romantic love—sex—is an industry in itself, with magazines, videos, and Web sites devoted to every desire and proclivity. One wonders, why with all this love in the air we have crime, hate and anger in our society? One also wonders,...
  • Jealous Astronaut Video

    02/14/2007 11:25:28 AM PST · by anymouse · 10 replies · 634+ views
    Check out JealousAstronaut.com and prepare to laugh your space helmet off.