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  • Friends of accused Boston bomber are taken into custody in New Bedford, Mass.

    04/20/2013 7:24:41 PM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 122 replies
    My Daily News ^ | April 20, 2013, 5:09 PM | Iriving Dejohn AND Joe Kemp
    Two pals of the accused Boston Marathon bombers were pulled from their New Bedford, Mass. home and taken into custody on Saturday. The two men, known to neighbors by their first names Azmat and Diaz — who share a black BMW SUV adorned with a novelty license plate that reads “Terrorista #1” — were cuffed and hauled out of their Carriage Dr. apartment shortly before 4 p.m.
  • Bush 41: I Still Like Clinton

    09/19/2005 6:33:57 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 267 replies · 6,698+ views
    NewsMax ^ | 9/19/05 | NewsMax
    Thirty-six hours after ex-president Bill Clinton bashed and trashed his son on everything from his handling of the Hurricane Katrina crisis to the Iraq war, former president George H.W. Bush says he still likes Clinton. Appearing during commercial breaks on ABC's "Monday Night Football," the president's father was asked how he and Clinton managed to get along. "I like him," Bush 41 said, despite the verbal thrashing Clinton administered to his son on ABC's "This Week" the day before. Given two more opportunities to comment on his relationship with Clinton, Bush Sr. declined to say a single negative word about...
  • China Gives America a D

    03/29/2005 2:40:41 PM PST · by neverdem · 65 replies · 2,063+ views
    NY Times ^ | March 27, 2005 | PETER EDIDIN
    March 27, 2005WORD FOR WORD | REPORT CARDChina Gives America a D By PETER EDIDIN INCE 1977, the United States State Department has issued an annual global report card called the Country Reports on Human Rights Practices. The document has long been a thorn in the side of authoritarian governments, including China's, which responds with a nettled review of its own, called "The Human Rights Record of the United States," the 2004 version of which was recently released. (It is available in English at: China's assessment, unlike the sober State Department tome, is a frank indictment and draws a...
  • Yet Another Snub From the Chretien Government (please help me freep!)

    09/16/2003 11:06:28 AM PDT · by proud American in Canada · 278 replies · 630+ views
    vanity | September 16, 2003 | myself
    On the second anniversary of 9/11, Jean Chretien was on vacation in Quebec. Neither he nor the Liberal party organized any official ceremony. Instead, Stephen Harper, the opposition leader, organized a ceremony. Though he made a quickie phone call to Pres. Bush, Jean Chretien didn't bother to show up. Two days later, a woman writing a puff piece in the Ottawa Citizen made the comment that "seeing Canadians flying American flags in a misplaced show of solidarity" sends her into a "huff." That was it. I went to my computer and wrote a letter to the editor. Here's the text:...