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  • ABC News:Charges Withdrawn Against Alleged U.S.S. Cole Bombing Mastermind [7:59 pm ET]

    02/05/2009 5:20:02 PM PST · by My Favorite Headache · 252 replies · 11,911+ views
    Breaking News from Charges Withdrawn Against Alleged U.S.S. Cole Bombing Mastermind [7:59 pm ET]
  • '$45m paid to Iraq kidnappers'

    05/21/2006 10:02:43 PM PDT · by jmc1969 · 24 replies · 1,287+ views
    AFP ^ | May 22 2006
    France, Germany and Italy paid about $45 million to obtain the release of hostages kidnapped in Iraq, despite denying it in public, a British newspaper reports. Britain has not handed out any money to kidnap gangs, the paper said on Monday, basing its report on "documents seen by The Times". The list of payments has also been seen by Western diplomats, who are angered at the behaviour of the three governments. France, Italy and Germany have all publicly denied paying any ransom money. "But according to the documents, held by security officials in Baghdad who have played a crucial role...
  • Sitting this one out (open letter to RNC)

    08/21/2004 9:06:29 AM PDT · by wdkeller · 435 replies · 6,692+ views
    me | 8/21/04 | me
    TO: Republican National Committee Cc: Butler Co. Republican party Ohio Republican Party George W. Bush Subject: Sitting this one out As a conservative, I have become increasingly disappointed at the leftward drift of the Republican Party under the leadership of George W. Bush. His monetary and immigration policies are prime examples. I have come to the conclusion that he is, quite simply, unacceptable. Furthermore, the overall position of the Republican Party is too far to the left to suit me. The argument that "the other guy is worse" is invalid. There is now such an indiscernible difference between the Republican...
  • shocking propaganda against France

    01/28/2003 5:05:12 PM PST · by PierreEsbaillart · 219 replies · 851+ views
    I am very shocked by the current propaganda against France and, in a minor extent, Germany and the EU, which is developing on the American web and media. As we are some "old Europe" countries, let me tell you that some elements of this propaganda remind me of the atmosphere that existed between European peoples of 1914-18 : the Frenchman is the USA's Jew, the traitor, the coward, which plants knives in the back. These are paranoid ideas. Bush has declared "you are with us or you are against us"… your enemies are "evil's axis"… A deeply thought political theory...