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  • ‘Obama is Meddling in Israeli Internal Affairs’

    05/22/2015 10:04:48 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 23 replies
    INN ^ | 5/22/2015, 8:43 AM | Uzi Baruch, Ari Yashar
    Tourism Minister Yariv Levin (Likud) responded sharply after US President Barack Obama continued his condemnation of Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s pre-election comments, in which he said a Palestinian state would not be established on his watch and warned of massive Arab voter turnout. Striking back at Obama’s criticism of Netanyahu’s remarks, Levin said, “We have much appreciation and respect for the president of the United States, but there’s no place for statements which constitute interfering in the internal affairs of Israel.” The minister continued, “The time has come for leaders of the West to open their eyes and take care...
  • Ex-players react: Brady‘s cluelessness ‘unbelievable’

    01/23/2015 12:52:58 AM PST · by Berlin_Freeper · 233 replies ^ | January 22, 2015 | Howie Kussoy
    For more than a decade, Tom Brady has established himself as one of the greatest quarterbacks of all-time, one of the sport’s most popular and respected players. On Wednesday, Brady may have jeopardized his credibility for good. Like Patriots coach Bill Belichick, Brady denied having anything to do with footballs being deflated in the AFC Championship Game and denied knowing it had occurred until the next day, but to the quarterback’s former peers, the NFL’s golden boy lost some of the luster he had earned in his 15-year career. “I did not believe what Tom had to say,” former quarterback...
  • Bill Belichick says he has ‘no explanation’ for Deflategate

    01/22/2015 7:45:17 AM PST · by Red Badger · 166 replies
    Boston Globe ^ | January 22, 2015 | By Matt Pepin
    Bill Belichick said he did not know how the Patriots’ footballs became underinflated in Sunday’s game. By Matt PepinGlobe Staff January 22, 2015 Coach Bill Belichick said he did not know of any issue with the Patriots’ game balls in Sunday’s AFC Championship, and did not learn the league was investigating his team until Monday morning. He also said he did not know how the Patriots’ footballs became underinflated during the game. “I have no explanation for what happened,” he said. It was Belichick’s first appearance since news emerged that 11 of 12 footballs the Patriots used against the Colts...
  • New Chinese Intelligence Unit Linked to Massive Cyber Spying Program

    10/31/2014 7:43:50 AM PDT · by lbryce · 11 replies
    Washington Beacon ^ | October 31, 2014 | Bill Gertz
    A Chinese intelligence unit carried out a massive cyber espionage program that stole vast quantities of data from governments, businesses and other organizations, security analysts who uncovered the operation said Thursday. The activities of the Chinese unit called the Axiom group began at least six years ago and were uncovered by a coalition of security firms this month. Cyber sleuths traced Axiom attacks to the 2009 cyber operation against Google in China and other U.S. companies known as Operation Aurora. The group was also linked to a Chinese hacking program that targeted dissidents and opposition groups known as GhostNet. More...
  • Book details JFK affair with Pan Am Swede

    08/03/2009 10:48:30 AM PDT · by WesternCulture · 71 replies · 8,925+ views ^ | 08/03/2009 | David Landes
    Former US president John F. Kennedy had an affair with a Swedish flight attendant, according to a new book based on interviews with current and former Secret Service agents. According to ex-agent Robert Lutz, President Kennedy took a liking to a Swedish Pan Am Flight attendant who was riding on the press pool airplane which typically follows US presidents while they travel. While Lutz, who was assigned to the press plane, had initially planned to ask the good looking Swede out for dinner, members of the Secret Service detail assigned to President Kennedy told Lutz to back off. “She’s part...
  • Bomb blasts, mob attacks rock Pakistan on third day of protest

    08/29/2006 12:57:52 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 7 replies · 380+ views
    ChannelNewsAsia ^ | 30 August 2006 0003
    QUETTA, Pakistan : A mob set buildings ablaze and set off homemade bombs in a third day of unrest in Pakistan after the army's killing of a popular rebel tribal chief, police and witnesses said. The crowd started rampaging through the streets in Quetta, the capital of Baluchistan province, after funeral prayers for Nawab Akbar Bugti, who was killed on Saturday. The mob torched a local bank and set a district government building alight, setting off plumes of thick black smoke, an AFP reporter said. Four makeshift bombs exploded in shops near the venue of the prayers. Police fired tear...
  • Former Democratic Chief Counsel: Ted Kennedy Disgraced Himself (Great Read!)

    01/30/2006 11:57:45 AM PST · by wagglebee · 58 replies · 6,742+ views
    NewsMax ^ | 1/30/06 | Jerry Zeifman
    In my view (as a Democrat and former chief counsel to the House Judiciary Committee), Senator Edward M. Kennedy, D-Mass., has disgraced himself and our party by misusing his position on the Senate Judiciary Committee to achieve self-serving partisan ends. Kennedy was the architect of an unprecedented tactic: using filibusters to polarize the Senate along party lines thus denying the confirmation of qualified conservative judges. In Bush's first term the Senate Democrats used that tactic successfully against at least 10 nominees for judgeships on circuit courts. Fortunately, Kennedy has failed in his partisan attempt to deny Judge Alito a seat...
  • New Time Warner President Is a BIGTIME Liberal

    12/21/2005 6:28:50 PM PST · by dollar_dog · 7 replies · 342+ views
    Jeff Bewkes, newly appointed president of Time Warner and heir apparent to the mightiest throne in American media, has a substantial history of Democrat campaign contributions. According to NewsMeat, he's donated $35,000 to Democrats, $3,500 to the GOP, and $49,000 to special interests. The few "Republicans" he has donated to are McCain and Bob Packwood.
  • Country Singer Being Treated For Overdose (Mindy McCready)

    07/26/2005 10:47:31 AM PDT · by Cowman · 49 replies · 2,984+ views
    Local 6 .com ^ | July 26, 2005
    Country Singer Being Treated For Overdose POSTED: 7:23 am EDT July 26, 2005 NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- There are more troubles for country singer Mindy McCready. According to authorities in Pinellas County, Fla., McCready was found unconscious Friday in a hotel lobby. She's being treated for an overdose. An incident report did not list the nature of the overdose. McCready was charged last week in Arizona with identity theft and other counts. Within the past two years, she has also faced allegations of driving under the influence and a drug violation. Dennis Tomlin, who had been her attorney until midday Monday,...
  • Kerry Reaction to Bush U.N. Speech ("It's Over")

    09/21/2004 12:50:33 PM PDT · by Rutles4Ever · 40 replies · 3,403+ views
    National Review Online ^ | 9/21/2004 | Jim Geraghty
    UPDATE: It's over. Boy, maybe it's me, but I think he's getting worse as the campaign wears on. He's got the gist of a strong message in there — "Bush is too optimistic about how Iraq is going, it's time for us to be prepared for the worst-case scenario." But it's hard to keep that from slipping into a gloomy "all is lost, we'll never fix this dump" message, and I don't think Americans want to hear that. His criticisms are specific and his solutions are vague. It's apparently not that hard for any old jihadi yahoo to get his...
  • Outspoken Canadian legislator calls U.S. "idiots"

    08/25/2004 1:49:37 PM PDT · by thoolou · 170 replies · 2,703+ views ^ | August 25th 2004 | Reuters
    "OTTAWA (Reuters) - It was damned bastards last year, "idiots" this year. Canadian Member of Parliament Carolyn Parrish had said she hated "damned Americans" and called them bastards in the run-up to the Iraq war. She found a new moniker, idiots, on Wednesday in discussing the planned U.S. missile defense system. "We are not joining the coalition of the idiots. We are joining the coalition of the wise," the Liberal legislator told a small group of demonstrators." "The world respects Canada. If we were to join this then it will be giving credibility to what they're doing," she said. Parrish...
  • Jewish Voters Favor Kerry, as Do Arab-Americans, Polls Show

    08/25/2004 8:45:02 AM PDT · by M 91 u2 K · 16 replies · 703+ views
    Arab News ^ | 8/25/04 | Barbara Ferguson
    Jewish Voters Favor Kerry, as Do Arab-Americans, Polls Show Barbara Ferguson, Arab News NEW YORK, 25 August 2004 — As Republicans prepare for their convention in New York City next week, pollsters and pundits are asking which presidential candidate has won the heart — and most importantly the vote and financial backing — of Arab and Jewish Americans. Despite Bush’s reputation as what one Republican called “the best friend that Israel has ever had in the White House,” the president’s full-term effort to court Jewish Americans has failed, according to a new poll that shows him trailing Sen. John Kerry....
  • Moveon.Org Held Phone-A-Thon @ DNC HQ (Where is the FEC When You Really Need Them?)

    08/24/2004 10:31:19 PM PDT · by · 93 replies · 2,723+ views
    It looks like John Kerry and the Dems are barking up the wrong tree again. A very brief amount of research turned up at least four violations of the Kerry-Standard Federal Election Commission laws on 527s. I personally believe in Free and Open Speech but if J"FEC"K really wants to hunt violaters he ought to start in his own backyard. This site links to original sources (while they last) which have all the details of this and at least three other "violations".
  • Left to Protest Bush in Pittsburgh Dec 2

    11/25/2003 2:38:33 PM PST · by BillF · 54 replies · 278+ views
    Citizens for Legitimate Government (talk about misnamed group) ^ | on or before November 25, 2003 | some leftist
    Protest Bush in Pittsburgh, PA - Tuesday, December 2, 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM. Westin Convention Center Hotel, Downtown. Whatever your reason - the economy, the war, his lies, his heading of organized crime and terror networks - come to the protest rally and voice your opposition. He says he loves "free speech" (when in zones and battered by police in Florida), so here's our chance. Bring signs, dress up like a pretzel or as the peasants he hopes to reduce us to, or whatever your heart tells you.
  • The Axis of Chaos: The New York Times/Humanitarian/Terrorist War on the Geneva Conventions

    11/10/2003 12:41:38 PM PST · by mrustow · 27 replies · 288+ views
    A Different Drummer/Front Page Magazine ^ | 11 November 2003 | Nicholas Stix
    Is the U.S. a terrorist state? Are al Qaeda fighters the good guys? That's what you might think, to read the New York Times editorial page, and some of the humanitarian bureaucrat-activists who, though largely unknown to the general public, have tremendous clout with the Times. An October 16 New York Times editorial (“The American Prison Camp”) attacked the Bush Administration for maintaining its detainee camp for terrorists at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Citing criticism of the Bush Administration by the International Committee of the Red Cross, the editorial claimed that Administration justifications for the camp “miss the point,” are “unpersuasive,”...
  • Indignant Arabs Say Bush Democracy Speech a Sham

    11/07/2003 8:01:38 AM PST · by Brian S · 35 replies · 567+ views
    Reuters ^ | 11-07-03
    Fri November 07, 2003 10:37 AM ET By Miral Fahmy DUBAI (Reuters) - President George Bush's calls for democracy rang hollow in the Middle East, where many said on Friday they were appalled Washington was preaching liberty for Arabs while occupying Iraq. The war on Iraq and Washington's support for Israel in its bloody conflict with the Palestinians have antagonized many Arabs and Muslims who were already seething at the United States' war on terror, seen by many as a battle against Islam. And Bush's sweeping foreign policy speech on Thursday, in which he challenged ally Egypt and foes Iran...
  • Report: Arafat funnels $100,000 PA aid monthly to wife [who is living in Paris]

    11/06/2003 5:49:45 PM PST · by yonif · 33 replies · 194+ views
    Haaretz ^ | 07/11/2003 01:49 | Nathan Guttman
    Palestinian Chairman Yasser Arafat transfers $100,000 from funds directed to the Palestinian Authority to his wife Suha who lives in Paris along with the couple's daughter, according to an investigative report conducted by CBS television show 60 Minutes, to be aired Sunday accross the United States. According to the report, Arafat has accumulated in his private accounts more than $800 million from aid originally appropriated to the Palestinian authority. PA Finance Minister Salam Fayad aided in the CBS investigation. Fayad is currently trying to track down all the PA-allocated money that never reached its intended destination.
  • EU Opinion Poll:Israel is World's Most Dangerous Nation

    11/03/2003 10:46:47 AM PST · by the_greatest_country_ever · 12 replies · 2,243+ views
    The Star ^ | November 3, 2003
    Uproar at Poll Claiming Israel is Most Dangerous Nation Jerusalem - Israelis have reacted angrily to a European Union poll in which most of those surveyed reportedly believe that Israel poses the greatest threat to world peace. Almost 60% of the Europeans surveyed believe Israel is more dangerous than North Korea, Iran, Iraq and Afghanistan, according to the survey. Partial results were published in Spain's leading newspaper, El Pais, on Thursday. The United States is ranked as sixth most dangerous on the list. The full findings of the poll were due to be released today. Many Israelis consider Europe...
  • Actor Tim Robbins: "F*** Compassionate Conservatives"

    11/03/2003 7:25:44 AM PST · by fight_truth_decay · 65 replies · 333+ views
    MRC ^ | Monday, November 03, 2003 07:43:52 | BRENTBAKER
    Left-wing activist/actor Tim Robbins took a crude shot Thursday night at "compassionate conservatives." On CBS's late Late Show with Craig Kilborn, when Robbins was asked to "use the words 'compassionate' and 'conservative' in the same sentence while being neither ironic nor scornful," Robbins came up with "F*** compassionate conservatives," forcing CBS to bleep his first word though it was clear what it was. The MRC's Brian Boyd caught the exchange in question #4 during the "5 Questions" segment on the October 30 show: Kilborn: "Use the words 'compassionate' and 'conservative' in the same sentence while being neither ironic nor scornful."...
  • The NAACP Abandons One of Its Own…Again

    11/03/2003 12:00:34 PM PST · by AndyObermann · 9 replies · 188+ views
    Andy Obermann
    By: Andy Obermann 21 October 2003 We’ve all known for a long time now that the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation (CBCF) are nothing more than extensions of the ultra-liberal, Democratic Party agenda. The primary goal of these entities is to deliver the minority vote to Democratic candidates. Time and time again the NAACP and CBCF have failed to serve the people they so claim to support. Beginning with Clarence Thomas, continuing through Miguel Estrada, and now even with Janice Rogers Brown, these not-for-profit organizations show their political stripes, whenever...
  • Worse than North Korea?

    11/03/2003 2:07:40 PM PST · by anotherview · 10 replies · 144+ views
    The Jerusalem Post ^ | 2 November 2003
    Nov. 2, 2003 Worse than North Korea? Over the past decade, the North Korean "people's" regime of Kim Jong-Il has starved an estimated three million of its citizens. A roughly equal number work in slave labor camps that dwarf Auschwitz in size and nearly in cruelty. The regime has developed nuclear weapons, in violation of several agreements, and intends to sell those weapons to the highest bidder. It has lobbed ballistic missiles over Japan. It threatens a war of annihilation against its southern neighbor. It supports itself by dealing drugs and counterfeit currency. But at least it's not as...
  • Apology to Muslims and censure of Boykin: Resolution H. Res. 419, introduced by Rep. John Conyers

    11/03/2003 1:27:31 PM PST · by Agitate · 73 replies · 1,495+ views
    The John Conyers Website ^ | 11/3/2003 | agitate
    Apology to Muslims and censure of Boykin: Resolution H. Res. 419, introduced by Rep. John Conyers Please write your congressional representative about Resolution H. Res. 419, introduced by Representative John Conyers (D-MI). Click here for the link. The language concerning “religiously intolerant remarks” amounts to censorship of Christian, as well as other beliefs. The resolution is a knee-jerk reaction to Lieutenant General William “Jerry” Boykin’s exercise of Free Speech and Freedom of Religion in his own church. Proposing such a bill is the worst kid of appeasement to a group that is aggressively intolerant to non-Muslims around the...