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  • Pelosi Visits Hiroshima Memorial

    09/02/2008 2:02:00 PM PDT · by alpo · 26 replies · 111+ views
    Drudge Report ^ | 9-2-08 | AP
    Nancy Pelosi is the highest ranking US Official to visit the memorial
  • "Million Fag March" Will Protest Westboro Baptist Church (barf alert)

    03/12/2008 10:30:54 AM PDT · by Between the Lines · 62 replies · 1,516+ views
    Pensito Review ^ | Mar. 5, 2008
    Finally, someone is protesting the world’s most odious protester. The Million Fag March is set for Sunday morning, March 30 in Topeka, Kan., home of Fred Phelps’ Westboro Baptist Church. Fred and his family (13 children and 54 grandchildren) show up at military funerals with signs reading, “God Hates Fags,” “God Hates America,” “Fags Die, God Laughs,” etc. Fred apparently arrives at these insights after personal discussions with The Creator wherein He tells Fred that everything bad that happens in the world is His revenge for America “tolerating” gays. Organizers say it’s time to “show Phelps and his church that...
  • HBO to air documentary on Hiroshima and Nagasaki

    08/06/2007 2:34:34 PM PDT · by The Noodle · 78 replies · 1,532+ views
    CNN ^ | August 6, 2007 | AP
    Atomic bomb survivors share stories in HBO film NEW YORK (AP) -- HBO's disturbing documentary on survivors of the two atomic bombs dropped on Japan didn't make the 50th anniversary of the event. There's apparently enough emotional scar tissue built up to allow the television premiere of "White Light/Black Rain: The Destruction of Hiroshima and Nagasaki" on Monday (7:30 p.m. Eastern), exactly 62 years after the United States detonated the first-ever nuclear bomb over Hiroshima. The second, and so far last, atomic bomb was dropped three days later. It ended World War II. The uncomfortable footage of cities reduced to...
  • Japan Official Resigns Over A-Bomb Quip

    07/02/2007 9:48:33 PM PDT · by james500 · 49 replies · 1,156+ views
    AP via ABC News ^ | Jul 3, 2007
    Japan's embattled defense minister resigned Tuesday over his comments suggesting the 1945 atomic bombings Hiroshima and Nagasaki were inevitable, news reports said. Fumio Kyuma had come under intense criticism from survivors of the bombing following the comments made over the weekend. He had apologized. Broadcaster NHK and NTV carried news of the resignation.
  • A-Bomb Victims Stage Rally in Hiroshima Against U.S. Nuclear Warship

    10/29/2005 8:13:55 PM PDT · by ncountylee · 229 replies · 3,081+ views
    ap.tbo ^ | October 29, 2005 | AP
    TOKYO (AP) - Victims of the U.S. atomic bombings of Japan joined a sit-in rally in Hiroshima on Saturday to protest plans to base a nuclear-powered American warship in the country, an activist said. The protest came as talks got underway between top Japanese and American security officials on how to realign the U.S. military presence in Japan. About 80 people - many of them victims of the 1945 U.S. atomic bomb attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki - rallied against plans announced Friday by the U.S. Navy to deploy a Nimitz-class nuclear-powered aircraft carrier in Japan, said Kazutoshi Kajikawa, who...