Tuesday, June 22, 2010
An open letter to President Obama from Jon Voight.You are putting Israel in harm's way, and you have promoted anti-Semitism throughout the world.But the underdogs you defend are murderers and criminals who want Israel eradicated.HT ; Memorandum
More oil gushing into Gulf after problem with cap.Hundreds of thousands of gallons more oil gushed into the Gulf of Mexico on Wednesday after an undersea robot bumped a venting system and forced BP to remove a cap that had been containing some of the crude.
Geithner Says Banks Have Repaid 75% of Bailout.Mr. Geithner also said at a hearing of the Congressional Oversight Panel that the auto industry had made significant structural changes, and that the chances that General Motors and Chrysler would repay their bailout money had improved. Hellooooo ?I tought GM repaid their loans?
More 9/11 Human Remains Found At Ground Zero.Search Yields 72 More Fragments; Remains Of About 1,000 World Trade Center Victims Are Stil Unidentified.
The Fate of the Internet -- Decided in a Back Room.This is what a failed democracy looks like: After years of avid public support for Net Neutrality - involving millions of people from across the political spectrum - the federal regulator quietly huddles with industry lobbyists to eliminate basic protections and serve Wall Street's bottom line.
Federal Gov't Halts Sand Berm Dredging.Nungesser Pleads With President To Allow Work To Continue.
Obama 'angry' after reading McChrystal's remarks.'Are you asking about Vice President Biden,' McChrystal says with a laugh. 'Who's that?'""'Biden?' suggests a top adviser. 'Did you say: Bite Me?'
Breaking: General Stanley McChrystal tenders his resignation.
McChrystal Gets Firm Afghan, NATO Backing.As Embattled U.S. Commander Faces Bosses and Possible Dismissal over Remarks, He Remains Popular on the Battlefront.
Deepwater Drilling Ban Lifted by New Orleans Federal Judge.U.S. District Judge Martin Feldman today granted a preliminary injunction, halting the moratorium. He also “immediately prohibited” the U.S. from enforcing the ban.
Interior secretary to issue new drilling ban.Judge rules against Obama's six-month moratorium after Gulf spill.
Salazar said in a statement that the new order will contain additional information making clear why the six-month drilling pause was necessary in the wake of the Gulf oil spill.
Senators Challenge Pres. Obama on Rumors of Executive Order Amnesty.Several Senators have learned of a possible plan by the Obama Administration that would provide a mass Amnesty for the nation's 11-18 million illegal aliens.
Biden to file sharers: 'Piracy is theft'. "But piracy is theft. Clean and simple. It's smash and grab. It ain't no different than smashing a window at Tiffany's and grabbing [merchandise]."
Prince Albert of Monaco engaged to Charlene Wittstock.He has two children, neither of whom are in line to the throne because they were born out of wedlock.
Extreme DIY: Building a homemade nuclear reactor in NYC.Many might be alarmed to learn of a homemade nuclear reactor being built next door. But what if this form of extreme DIY could help solve the world's energy crisis?
TX GOP platform: Re-criminalize sodomy, make gay marriage a felony.Texas first passed an anti-sodomy law in 1860, setting the penalty at 5-15 years in jail.
Canada ‘furious’ over U.S.-backed women’s rights super agency.Hmmm ladies something's up.
Iran to send blockade-busting ship to Gaza.Iran's state television reported that an Iranian ship called "Infants of Gaza" would sail Sunday for Gaza carrying 1,100 tons of relief supplies and 10 pro-Palestinian activists.
Iran Warns Of Military Strike As U.S., Israeli Warships Cross Suez.Separately, three German built Israeli submarines named Dolphin, Tekuma and Leviathan, equipped with nuclear cruise missiles were to be deployed in the gulf near the Iranian coastline, according to the Britain-based Sunday Times newspaper.
Israel launches military satellite to spy on Iran.Israeli officials said they should be able to receive the first pictures from the satellite's high-resolution camera by June 25.
Iran warns Russia over failure to deliver S-300 missile systems.Russia will be responsible for the consequences caused by its failure to deliver S-300 surface-to-air missile systems to Iran, the Islamic Republic's Defense Minister Ahmad Vahidi said on Tuesday.
Good News: Mexican Govt. to Join Lawsuit of Arizona.But if the new law takes effect, "Mexican citizens will be afraid to visit Arizona for work or pleasure out of concern that they will be subject to unlawful police scrutiny and detention," the brief says.
Khloe Kardashian's Extravagant Victory Gift to Lamar Odom.E! News reports that Khloe Kardashian, Lamar's wife of nearly nine months bought him a 2010 Rolls-Royce.
LADY GAGA has come up with a way to make her live shows even more shocking - having dead bodies on stage."Body world Gaga?"
THESE porn-style X-ray shots from a sexy calendar are taking the internet by storm.
Naked Cowboy ready to fight in court over former stripper copying his famous act.'I've been naked for years,' she said. 'You know how much money I make? Two dollars a picture. I'm not selling any products.'
Bekasi: Islamic extremists destroy an "immoral and blasphemous" sculpture.It was the "Three young women” sculpture, by a famous Bali artist to welcome those coming into the district. For the fundamentalists it was "immoral", referring to the "Christian Trinity " and aims to convert. Artist: act stupid and misleading". Islam a religion of peace?
Blackmailer weds victim with Hai’a (the Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice) help.Sounds like life without parole?
Chinese Man Lives in Phone Booth: Who’s Calling Please?Those who see him claim he is well groomed, has good personal hygiene and washes himself in public facilities.Yu So Phukt?
Job Ad In China: White Man. No Experience Needed.Fa Kin Su Pah!
Tax office wrongly tells woman daughter is dead.''My mum's rung them and they won't say anything to her because they say they can't give out personal information and now all my benefits have been stopped because they say I'm dead.''
ELTHAM: Crow attacks leave blonde joggers in a flap."Blondes have more fun?"
Monday, June 21, 2010
Florida senator: Obama told me we can’t deploy oil skimmers because they might be needed elsewhere.Hmmmm... Another leak in the future?
U.S. indirectly paying Afghan warlords as part of security contract.The U.S. military is funding a massive protection racket in Afghanistan, indirectly paying tens of millions of dollars to warlords, corrupt public officials and the Taliban to ensure safe passage of its supply convoys throughout the country, according to congressional investigators.
Boeing 767 engine pylon cracks raise alarm: WSJ.Boeing is drafting new guidelines for inspecting the structural integrity of its 767 jetliner after cracks were discovered in the engine pylons of at least two planes operated by American Airlines,
White House Defends Obama Golfing: “Does Us All Good, As American Citizens”.Yeah just look at the good it did Tiger Woods!
'I am Muslim soldier ready to plead guilty 100 times over': Failed bomber in court over bungled Times Square attack.There is no Muslim Terrorisme?
Oil execs in London slam Obama's drilling ban.Oil industry executives on Tuesday sharply criticized President Obama's six-month ban on deepwater drilling, saying the world did not have enough other sources of oil to eliminate using deepsea rigs.
Judge Martin Feldman said he will decide by Wednesday whether to overturn the ban.
Key Republican: Blow up the well.“For the life of me, I can’t understand why BP couldn’t go into the ocean floor, maybe 10 feet lateral to the — around the periphery — drill a few holes and put a little ammonium nitrate, some dynamite, in those holes and detonate that dynamite and seal that leak. And seal it permanently."Only one prob ,they don't want to seal the leak!
Is U.S. Now On Slippery Slope To Tyranny?"Useful idiots" was the term supposedly coined by V.I. Lenin to describe similarly unthinking supporters of his dictatorship in the Soviet Union.
The American-Israeli disparity over Iran.Differences between Obama and Israel vis-a-vis Iran, will lead them in two different directions.Moreover, Obama’s “charm offensive” in the Muslim world has displayed American weakness rather than strength.
U.S. should guarantee that Iran sanctions will not affect Russia - Kremlin aid.The Russian Foreign Ministry also said it was "disappointed" with the decisions, which "undermine the basis of dialogue and cooperation" on Iran.
No need for aid flotillas, says Blair.“For me, the fact that Israel says, ‘Look, we’re not going to allow things into the [Gaza] seaport, but you can bring them to Ashdod, and we can check them, and then they can come on to Gaza,’ I think that is a reasonable position.
Salazar Renames MMS, Adding ‘Regulation and Enforcement'.There's a new sheriff in town?
Petition to the UN to prevent Sakineh Mohammadi from being Stoned to Death in Iran.Iran Allowed Seat on UN Women's Rights commision?Hypocrisy is putting it mildly!
Ex-Soviet States Russia's Gazprom increases gas supplies cuts to Belarus to 30 pct, Belarus threatens to siphon off gas from the transit pipeline to Europe in new energy row.
Turkey Cancels Water Sales to Israel.Turkey has cancelled the planned sale of 1.75 billion cubic feet of water per year to Israel. The sale was to help provide for Israel's water needs for 20 years.
Swine Flu Jumps Back to Pigs and Keeps Evolving.The pandemic version has jumped from humans back to pigs, where it’s evolving in new and unpredictable ways.The new strain, identified in a Hong Kong slaughterhouse, isn’t especially virulent. But the findings emphasize the need for continued vigilance. Swine flu isn’t going away.
They tried to Boycott Israeli Ship, Blocked Chinese Ship Instead.Some 500 anti-Israel protestors arrived at the Oakland, California port early Sunday morning, hoping to block an Israeli ship from unloading its cargo. However, the ship did not arrive, and the crowd prevented workers from unloading a Chinese ship instead.
Cannibal killer murdered and ate his cellmate 'for giving him a dirty look'."If looks could kill?"
The condom with TEETH: South African doctor designs new female contraceptive to ward off would-be rapists.In an interview with CNN, Ehlers told how the woman said: 'If only I had teeth down down there' said Ehlers. 'I promised her I'd do something to help people like her one day.'
Mystery of the pregnant pope: New film reopens one of the Vatican's most enduring wounds.Only when she gives birth in the street while in a procession in full papal regalia is her true identity revealed - after which, inevitably, she meets a grisly end.
Rare Mutations May Cause Common Diseases.
Libya's Col Gaddafi saves Italian village.A struggling Italian village with high unemployment and dismal prospects has had its prayers for help answered from an unexpected quarter – Libya's eccentric leader, Muammar Gaddafi.God works in mysterious ways?
In Safety Study, Sheep on Meth Are Shocked With Tasers.Makes you wonder why some people die after being tasered?
Anti-gang 'mosquito' device should be banned - report.A device that uses high-frequency sound to disperse teenage gangs is illegal under human rights law and is degrading and discriminatory to youngsters, a report claims.
French prisoner 'killed cellmate and ate his lung'.A French prisoner killed his cellmate then sliced open his chest to remove and eat his heart, a court has heard.You can't even call him a "butcher" it would be an insult to the profession.
Sunday, June 20, 2010
Keep the wheel straight?
Israel easing blockade of Gaza 'except for military items'.The White House said, "there is no need for unnecessary confrontations, and we call on all parties to act responsibly in meeting the needs of the people of Gaza."
Prime Minister's Office statement following the Israeli Security Cabinet meeting."In seeking to keep weapons and war materiel out of Gaza while liberalizing the system by which civilian goods enter Gaza, the Government of Israel has decided to implement the following steps as quickly as possible."
Iran has barred two U.N nuclear inspectors from entering the Islamic Republic,more.The two were declared persona non-grata after authoring an "untruthful" report about the country's nuclear work.
US, Israel Warships in Suez May Be Prelude to Faceoff with Iran.Newsweek reported that Egyptian authorities could stop the ship for weeks, using technicalities such as requiring that any official documents be translated from Farsi into Arabic.
European weather model shows hurricane over Gulf of Mexico next week.No Way !
'Mariam' gets green light to set sail.All-female Lebanese aid ship to head to Cyprus first, says minister.You might call it a "miracle", an all female ship stays afloat?
Is Iran Actually Containing the U.S.?Iran's rulers may suffer from a bad case of misbegotten uber confidence. But on balance Iran's counter-containment policy has achieved impressive results.
Abnormal radiation detected near Korean border.High concentration of xenon gas detected near the inter-Korean border days after North Korea claimed last month to have achieved a nuclear technology breakthrough.
BP 'estimated higher oil amount' from Gulf well leak."First they said it was only 1,000 barrels, then they said it was 5,000 barrels, now we're up to 100,000 barrels."
Breaking: Obama Administration Only Accepted Help From 5 Countries Out of 28 That Offered Assistance.Just last weekend Barack Obama announced that the BP oil spill was like 9-11.
This weekend as President Obama went golfing and to the ballgame,
Sen Lieberman tells internet to 'relax' about 'kill switch'.China has an internet "kill switch" and the U.S. should too, according to Lieberman.Hellooo ... now the US is equal to China??
Saudi king to visit Obama: White House.Obama "looks forward to discussing with King Abdullah the strengthening of bilateral ties between the United States and Saudi Arabia as well as a range of common concerns related to Gulf Security, peace in the Middle East, and other regional and global matters,"
Rahm Emanuel, the White House chief of staff, is expected to leave his job later this year after growing tired of the "idealism" of Barack Obama's inner circle.Washington insiders say he will quit within six to eight months in frustration at their unwillingness to "bang heads together" to get policy pushed through.
Why Israel and the U.S. Are in Crisis. By Pamela Geller.
"For Western countries to side with those who question Israel's legitimacy, for them to play games in international bodies with Israel's vital security issues, for them to appease those who oppose Western values rather than robustly to stand up in defence of those values, is not only a grave moral mistake, but a strategic error of the first magnitude."
Putin's right-hand man exits Kremlin shadows."I somehow unexpectedly ended up in the Kremlin," he said. "There is a special feeling there that this place is holy and deeply significant. There is a very good aura there."
Inside the Dire Financial State of the States.In New Jersey, taxes are high, the budget's a mess, government is inefficiently organized, and the public pension fund is blown to kingdom come. Which makes New Jersey a lot like most other states in 2010.
Russia cuts Belarus gas supplies over debt.It was not clear whether the dispute would affect European customers or if Gazprom would be able to send more gas via Ukraine.
Are Dutch police going undercover as Haredi Jews?HT / Elder of Zion.The initiative was first proposed by a Dutch Muslim legislator in response to reports of frequent attacks against Jews by Moroccan immigrants.
I leave Istanbul with four questions that Turks asked me echoing in my head. Forget the answers, just these questions will tell you all you need to understand the situation here.
The Return of the Ottomans.The sick man of Europe is back and causing trouble again.We speak Arabic, French, and English. No one speaks Turkish. Their most important political institutions were baksheesh and the khazouk.” Baksheesh is bribery, and the khazouk is a spike driven through its victim’s rectum,
In jail for being in debt.You committed no crime, but an officer is knocking on your door. More Minnesotans are surprised to find themselves being locked up over debts.
Cadbury's heiress sells £27m country estate to launch her own rival chocolate company.'I can't accept that Cadbury has gone to America. To a plastic cheese company.
The ball girl (and the bitching): Tennis's sexiest player reveals how the women of Wimbledon are not friends.The 22-year-old Serbian, recently named as the sexiest tennis player for the fifth year running, posed in nothing but the bikini in a pond of pink balls.
Lady Gaga still welcome at Yankees after amusing clubhouse visit.She's not banned," Cashman said on Sunday. "Celebrities aren't banned. If Michael Jordan showed up here he would have access (to the clubhouse), but not after a loss.
Oh my God ... the Ex!
Iran cleric issues fatwa against dogs.Western-style ownership of 'unclean' pets must stop, he says.No word from Peta on the matter,i wonder who's going to eat the dog biscuits?
25 Saudi Guantanamo prisoners return to militancy.Despite the setback with Guantanamo prisoners, Saudi Arabia regards the rehabilitation scheme, which kicks in after militants have served a prison term, as a success.
Geert Wilders: Change Jordan's name to Palestine.Rightist Dutch leader wants to end Mideast conflict by finding Palestinians 'alternate homeland'.Change you can read?
US and Israeli Ships Heading Toward the Persian Gulf.The move might be in connection to US self-inflicted embargo against Iran aimed at inspecting Iran bound ships for suspected goods related to the country’s nuclear program.
Barak off to US for Iran talks.In the meantime, an Arabic newspaper in London, Al-Quds al-Arabi, reported Saturday that 12 American warships and at least one Israeli corvette crossed through the Suez Canal on Friday.
BP's Gulf well holds enough oil to spew out for two years, claim experts.Hayward told a Congressional committee on Thursday the reservoir still held 50m barrels, providing fresh urgency to efforts to contain the oil, or seal off the gusher completely with a relief well.
Deepwater oil spill victims, from waitresses to cabbies and strippers, plead for BP payouts.Ok strippers and oil there might be a connection?
An unexpected result for some census takers: the wrath of irate Americans.Since they began making follow-up house calls in early May, census takers have encountered vitriol, menace and flashes of violence. They have been shot at with pellet guns and hit by baseball bats. They have been confronted with pickaxes, crossbows and hammers.Change you can see and feel?
Video : Reason.tv: 3 Reasons The FCC Shouldn't "Touch" The Internets!
Plea to Obama Led to an Immigrant’s Arrest.She was a white United States citizen married to an African man, and the couple — college-educated professionals in Manhattan — were stymied in their long legal battle to keep him in the country.
Revisionaries.How a group of Texas conservatives is rewriting your kids’ textbooks.Barton argues, for instance, that the Barbary wars, a string of skirmishes over piracy that pitted America against Ottoman vassal states in the 1800s, were the “original war against Islamic Terrorism".
Turkey's PM Erdogan vows to 'annihilate' PKK rebels.Annihilate like in Armenian genocide?
Inside the Muslim Eton: 20 hour days starting at 3.45am with the aim of producing Muslim elite of leaders.
Video : Swedish Crown Princess Victoria weds fitness trainer.Victoria, 32, tied the knot with 36-year-old commoner Daniel Westling. Pictures!
Is this the stowaway who flew into Heathrow in the wheel-bay of sheik's jet?He survived sub-zero temperatures at 25,000ft after hiding in the undercarriage of a jumbo jet to hitch a free flight to London.
World Cup Soccer prostitutes complain bitterly.Over 300 sex shows cancelled.Out of their league?
Friday, June 18, 2010
Drill Ban Means Hard Times for Rig Workers.The securities firm Raymond James & Associates predicts that the moratorium could last well into 2011, directly jeopardizing 50,000 jobs and potentially gutting blue-collar communities that rely heavily on the economic activity that comes with deepwater work.
'Blackwater' in Afghanistan.Blackwater Firm Gets $120M U.S. Gov't Contract.More on Blackwater - Xe Services
$7-a-gallon gas?The folly of O's oil-spill 'fix'.The answer can be found in Obama Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel's now-famous words, "You never want a serious crisis to go to waste -- and what I mean by that is it's an opportunity to do things that you think you could not do before."
'The most incompetent CEO in living memory': BP chief Tony Hayward demoted after public flogging as clean-up cost could reach $70bn.In New York, pensioners are moving towards a lawsuit to regain some of the £20million they have lost because the company's value has slumped.
The Stealth Attack on America's Best-Loved Program.If only Citigroup's balance sheet were as healthy as Social Security's!
Will We Defend Israel?Why when it is the only country in the world which is threatened with destruction, it is the only one that nobody considers a victim?"
'Next flotilla will be stopped'.Israel tells the UN Lebanese flotilla will not be allowed into Gaza.
Haifa Wehbe asks to join Gaza flotilla.Hizbullah concerned pop star's "nudity" may affect female activists.her “nudity … and immodest dress will harm the reputation of all women participating in the trip.”
World's largest gold coin on auction block(Video).This ultra-rare Canadian coin measures 21 inches in diameter and weighs 220 pounds.A pitty it doesn't fit in my small change purse.
Ahmadinejad: The Jews Only Seem Human; We Are Advancing Step By Step Towards Implementing Our Plan to Change the World.Please stop reading "Mein Kampf"?
Son kills father who translated for US in Iraq.An al-Qaida-linked insurgent shot and killed his own father as he slept in his bed"Come to the dark side?".
Pakistani lawyer petitions for death of Mark Zuckerberg.Police probe Facebook chief over 'Draw Muhammad' contest..Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is being investigated by Pakistani police under a section of the penal code that makes blasphemy against Muhammad punishable by death.Death seems to be the number one answer?
Obama's Stimulus Visit Results in Lost Payday for Construction Workers."The bosses told us we weren't working because the president is coming, and we are wondering why," construction worker George Harrison.
Canada stun gun death 'not justified'.Before his death, Mr Dziekanski reportedly asked the policemen: "Have you lost your minds?"
U.S. Testing Pain Ray in Afghanistan (Updated).Hughes also disputes the assertion that Active Denial creates a burning feeling. "It's an intolerable heating sensation," she says. "Like opening up an oven door."
The World's 18 Strangest Military Bases.
Seven Sci-Fi Weapons from Tomorrow Are Here Today.Scotty get me out of here ?NOW!
Wallpaper that smelled like garlic, sawdust in mattresses and toilets that backfired. These are history’s home truths.How the aptly named Thomas Crapper made his fortune from flushing loos?Contrary to widespread misconceptions, Crapper did not invent the water closet.
Video : The results of the Starchild Skull DNA.
'World could be plunged into crisis in 2014': Cambridge expert predicts 'a great event' will determine course of the century.A 'Doomsday' moment will take place in 2014 - and will determine whether the 21st century is full of violence and poverty or will be peaceful and prosperous.I wish they would make up their minds!
NASA Prepares for Potentially Damaging 2011 Meteor Shower.Take your pick of any of the 3 following numbers: 2011 - 2012 - 2014.
Exclusive: The unseen photographs that throw new light on the First World War.
(Un)Dead Languages: 10 Mysterious Undeciphered Scripts.I think my doctor uses one of them?
The dreaded vuvuzela claims its first victim: Woman bursts her windpipe 'by blowing too hard'. A "blowing job" gone bad?
What to Do If Your Child Really Does See Dead People."Sometimes, the parent might also see the ghost too, but not want to admit it.
Bigfoot discovered? Virginia Man Says He's on Verge of Bigfoot Discovery.Go ahead, call him a loon, a flake, a huckster. He's heard it all.They told him they saw a shaggy, super-size figure on two legs gallivanting across their wooded property.
The world's ugliest dog is dead... long live the WORLD'S UGLIEST DOG! Competition to find Miss Ellie's successor begins.
Thursday, June 17, 2010
EXCLUSIVE: Alert Issued for 17 Afghan Military Members AWOL From U.S. Air Force Base.The official added that this is not the first time foreign trainees have gone missing.
Video : The Three Terrors.Jihad is sweet,Jihad is fun!HT;Israel Matzav
Lawmakers warn Turkey of payback over Iran, Israel policies.Supporters of Israel in the U.S. House warned Turkey on Wednesday they might support a resolution recognizing the Armenian genocide that so far has failed to come up for a vote by the full chamber.
Senior MP: Tehran Not to Tolerate Inspection of Iranian Vessels. "One of these factors is that one of the most sensitive points of the world, the Straight of Hormuz in the Persian Gulf, belongs to Iran."
FCC to toughen internet rules.The stage has been set for what many predict will be an ugly fight over broadband plans for US citizens."It's a tough road ahead and the telcos are going to fight this to the death," communications director Art Brodsky told BBC News.
Who's Genachowski??He received his J.D. in 1991 from Harvard Law School, where he was a notes editor at the Harvard Law Review when it was headed by Barack Obama, who graduated in the same year.
Gulf oil full of methane, adding new concerns.That means huge quantities of methane have entered the Gulf, scientists say, potentially suffocating marine life and creating "dead zones" where oxygen is so depleted that nothing lives.
Video" Hillary Clinton: Yes, Obama is filing a lawsuit against the Arizona law.
Issa has eye on subpoena team.“I won’t use it to have corporate America live in fear that we’re going to subpoena everything. I will use it to get the very information that today the White House is either shredding or not producing.”
Crude Politics.The drilling experts speak out on the Obama deepwater moratorium.Mr. President, you were looking for someone's butt to kick," said Lafourche Parish President Charlotte Randolph, recently. "You're kicking ours."
Sliced and diced on Capitol Hill: Hapless BP boss torn apart by political enemies.One congressman, Henry Waxman, known as 'the rottweiler', got so angry he refused to continue questioning the increasingly beleaguered 53-year-old.
BP Oil Spill: Against Gov. Jindal's Wishes, Crude-Sucking Barges Stopped by Coast Guard.
Oil spill: David Cameron confronts Barack Obama in battle to protect BP. “This shouldn’t be about going after BP for the sake of it. It’s about dealing with this environmental disaster.”
Barack Obama doesn't do the mundane. He was sent to us to do larger things.Pedestrian is beneath Obama. Mr. Fix-It he is not. He is world-historical, the visionary, come to make the oceans recede and the planet heal.Obama is dreamer in chief.
Hitler memorabilia 'attracts young Indians'."I have idolised Hitler ever since I have had a sense of history. I admire his leadership qualities and his discipline."
The immigration debate we don’t want to have.After the sensational 2007 murder of Aqsa Parvez, the 16-year-old girl who disobeyed her traditional family, many Muslim girls in Canada discussed the story on Facebook. “That’s my story too,” some of them wrote.
Hezbollah “moderates".In reality, there is no such thing as Hezbollah moderates.
Can you offer the British queen offal for dinner - to be precise animal brain and testicles? That's just what the monarch will have on a platter Thursday, courtesy a maverick chef.
Getty taps into Flickr snappers.For the last year, Getty Images has tapped into more than 100,000 photos taken by professional and semi-pro photographers who post on the site.
Inside the Ring.The administration has characterized the language as a meaningless concession to the Russians that the United States has no intention of ever carrying out.
Porn actress files legal action demanding Tiger Woods undergo a paternity test.
Like father like love child: After claims Tiger has a secret son, the cases where a DNA test isn’t necessary.Could it be that serial adulterer tiger Woods has fathered a little cub — as the boy’s pornstar mother Devon James is claiming?
Cheryl Cole Could Turn Any Woman.Says Black Eyed Peas Fergie...,more here.
Five tonnes of illegal 'bushmeat' being smuggled into Europe each week.Primates and crocodiles from central and west Africa among animals found in luggage by customs officials.
Volunteer in charity groin wax nearly loses a testicle."To baldly go where no man has gone before?"
Southwest Finds Shipment of human Heads on a Plane."It wasn't labeled or packaged properly."
Wednesday, June 16, 2010
OIC wants UN action on West's ‘islamophobia’.States want investigation into Western media on religion.
Jon Stewart on Obama's executive power record."I'm going to start provocatively . . . I'm disgusted with this president."
Obama is too friendly with tyrants.Just as we hope for a clear U.S. signal on democracy promotion, we must hope that the Obama administration will cease its coddling of dictators.
Obama oil spill address draws 32 million.Of Obama's major addresses, last night was the least-watched telecast yet.
Plastic bags to be put over Birmingham 'terror cameras'.Well if they start welcoming British troops in such a manner ,terror cameras are not a luxury?
A History of Incorrect Oil Spill Estimates.How did the estimate of oil flowing from BP's damaged well go from 1,000 barrels a day to 60,000?
Obama's speech: There's a pipe spewing a gazillion gobs of oil into the gulf, so let's build more windmills.Obama was like a Harvard-trained nurse talking vacation to a new patient bleeding all over the ER floor.
Laura unleashed.Obama fundraises off of the Gulf.Did President Bush ever raise money off of 9/11? Hurricane Katrina? The thought is mind boggling--who would think to politicize a national catastrophe or use it to push an unrelated legislative agenda?A new kind of scavenger?
Phony friends of Israel.Congressional Democrats say they want to defend Israel -- but without taking on Israel's enemies. Bizarre choice -- so bizarre as to make their professed support for Israel practically meaningless.
Israel cabinet votes to ease Gaza Strip blockade.Israel would: "liberalise the system by which civilian goods enter Gaza"; "expand the inflow of materials for civilian projects that are under international supervision"; and "continue existing security procedures to prevent the inflow of weapons and war material".
U.S. Imposes New Penalties on Iran.The list includes two top commanders of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps, which has control over Iran’s nuclear program and is expanding its grip on the nation’s economy.
Canada: Israel's new defender.Muted support for Palestine, funding cuts for Arab groups, now a ban on the phrase 'Israeli apartheid': what's going on in Canada?
Holier Than Thou: Ramzan Kadyrov And 'Traditional Chechen Islam.And since early June bands of masked men in military uniform have patrolled the streets of Grozny and fired paintballs at any woman not wearing a head scarf in line with an edict issued by Kadyrov in 2007.Trouble for PM Putin?
Iran's Reformist Clerics Come Under Increased Pressure."We demand from the authorities to get rid of these houses soon. These sources of corruption allow these dirty people to have a place and base here."
Families of 3 jailed Americans criticize Iran."We want them released or put on trial. Go ahead and put your money where your mouth is," Nora Shourd said. "Stop talking about it. Just do it."
Just How Crazy Have Europeans Become? Insights into the Flotilla Madness.The readers would not understand that someone might be favorable to Israel.
Organizers of Dutch minidress model scheme arrested.Two women have been arrested by Johannesburg police for their alleged role in sending a group of more than 30 women in orange minidresses to advertise on behalf of the brewer.
Rory Bremner 'afraid' to joke about Islam.The political impressionist, said he fears joking about Islam could lead to his death due to the "chilling" issue of fundamentalism.
Electric cars won't save the planet (they use too much power).The technology used for electric car batteries is so backward they will die after just two years, experts have warned.
Fungus gold rush in Tibetan plateau rebuilding lives after earthquake.The fungus briefly grabbed the world's attention in 1993, when the Chinese national athletics coach Ma Junren credited it with the stunning success of three female runners who came from nowhere to break five world records in one competition.
Put down that beer and wash the dishes! Wives spend 'six days a year' nagging their husbands.This equals two-and-a-half hours of earbashing each week - which totals 11 hours a month or five-and-a-half days a year.
Jihadi Tourism Hits Lebanon.Hezbollah Boasts New War Museum to Commemorate Struggle Against Israel.
Indian community torn apart by 'honour killings'."She was crying loudly. She was pleading, 'Kill me, but please don't hurt him.' She loved him and they wanted to get married,"
Video: Woman Builds Home From Airplane.Retired 747 jet reworked into green residence in Malibu.
Video : Obama-Worst President in US History-Backs Hamas.
Huge Number of Disaster Drills Held Throughout America.Extraordinary number of drills cause for concern?No, it's recognition that the Feds are leaving ordinary citizens to fend for themselves. States aren't happy about this.
Anti-Obama ad: 'Gather your armies.Alabama Republican congressional candidate Rick Barber is encouraging his fellow tea party activists to “gather your armies” against President Barack Obama.
Scientists: Oil leaking up to 2.52M gallons daily,more here.A government panel of scientists said that the ruptured well is leaking between 1.47 million and 2.52 million gallons of oil daily.
Obama's Political Oil Fund.In its Gulf spill panic, the White House runs roughshod over the rule of law..
Obama's oil speech: were expectations too high."President Obama should not exploit this crisis to impose a job-killing national energy tax on struggling families and small businesses."
Into the jaws of hate: Soldiers' parade marred by Muslim extremists and far-Right.Alex Mitchelson, 18, whose brother has completed two tours of Afghanistan, said: 'He would been disgusted by what happened here today. I had Muslim protesters racially abusing me as I walked by.'
Netanyahu warns: Dark days ahead."Dark forces from the Middle Ages are raging against us. I have received calls from concerned officials in the Balkans and Eastern Europe who are very worried about these developments."Earlier Netanyahu told ministers to expect "surprises", even from Israel's allies.
Israel’s Merkava 4 Tank showcased in Paris.The Merkava 4 Tank, which is thought of as one of the most advanced tanks in the world and is being shown outside of Israel for the first time.
Israeli cabinet mulls over easing Gaza blockade.
Anger as white U.S. policeman filmed punching black girl, 17, in the face... for not crossing road properly.
I’ve Become an Enemy of the People for Speaking the Truth About Islam.
Reaction to President Obama's Speech.
aid ship transporting medical supplies to Gaza is to leave Lebanon in the coming days with dozens of women activists on board.
Obama Targets For-Profit College Recruiting in Proposed Rules.
HRW presses Iraqi Kurds to ban female circumcision.The practice was widespread in Iraqi Kurdistan, and was having a harmful effect on the physical and emotional health of many women.
Is Blackwater's Erik Prince Moving to the United Arab Emirates?
A Year Later, Journalist Reflects On Iranian Unrest.For 118 days, he was held in Iran's notorious Evin Prison.
Father and son plead guilty to murdering Aqsa ParvezMother thought husband was just going to break arms and legs, not kill.The young girl ran away twice from home, seeking to have more freedom than she could enjoy living under her father's rigid rules in a traditional Islamic family.
Porn star and escort Devon James is claiming Tiger Woods fathered her secret love child.James is one of approximately 15 women linked to Woods, 34, in secret sexual affairs.
'I'm here to behead Bin Laden': Pakistan police arrest U.S. builder with sword on solo mission to kill Al Qaeda leader.
6-story Jesus statue in Ohio struck by lightning.The sculpture, about 62 feet tall and 40 feet wide at the base, showed Jesus from the torso up and was nicknamed Touchdown Jesus because of the way the arms were raised, similar to a referee signaling a touchdown.
Nightmare vision for Europe as EU chief warns 'democracy could disappear' in Greece, Spain and Portugal.This is 1931, we're heading back to the 1930s, with the Great Depression and we ended up with militarist dictatorship.
The dogs that barked 800 times every hour and made neighbours' lives a 'living hell'.Perhaps they were keeping a watch out for angry neighbours.
The World’s Most Expensive (Temporary) Tattoo Costs $1Million.The tattoo is made up of 612 Shimansky Ideal Cut .5 carat diamonds, each of which is painstaking applied to the skin using a water-based adhesive.
Kim Kardashian in airport drama after spending the weekend with teen star Justin Bieber.Ok just when I thought my night couldn’t get any worse,” she added, “I get home just craving my own bed and ......"