Thursday, July 15, 2010
Now confidence in Obama plunges in Europe too as Barroso says EU-US relationship is not 'living up to its potential'.The EU’s most senior figure has revealed disappointment with President Barack Obama’s presidency and has called for efforts to revive transatlantic relations.
Breitbart to NAACP Chief: ‘Go to Hell!’“Let me say something a tad newsworthy to the president of the NAACP. You can go to hell. ... I have tapes…tape of racism and it’s an NAACP dinner. You want to play with fire? I have evidence of racism and it’s coming from the NAACP."
Iran: Pregnant woman to be stoned to death.Tehran Court rules 25-year-old woman convicted of adultery must be executed despite pregnancy. Her lawyer hopes to have sentence 'commuted' to lashing.Perhaps those idiots at the UN should give Iran a few more seats for WOMEN RIGHTS?
Iran Accuses Canada of "G20 Brutality".Canadian government: We won't take advice from a country that stones people to death.
HT:The JIDF. 2.5 Million Muslims Threaten to Leave Facebook."God works in mysterious ways?"Thank you Lord!Let them start their own "Burkabook"!
Dutch politician says UK should be part of a 'freedom alliance' of countries pitted against Islam.Controversial anti-Islamic politician Geert Wilders has pledged to form an international 'freedom alliance' to spread his gospel of Muslim intolerance across western nations - including the UK.
Old Spice ‘Shirtless Guy’ Takes Internet by Storm.The Old Spice "Shirtless Guy" commercials have become more than just advertisements, taking product recognition to a new level of marketing.
HT:Weasel Zippers.Report: NAACP’s Legal Defense Fund Pressured Justice Department to Drop Charges Against Black Panthers…
Update : NAACP Direct Tie to Black Panthers. Response from the NAACP Legal Defense Fund.
Americans in 73% Majority Oppose Deepwater Drilling Ban.“A ban will destroy the economy in that area over nothing,” said poll respondent Ron Smallcomb, 64, a used-car dealer in Mountaintop, Pennsylvania. “This is crazy. If there’s a plane crash you don’t ground all the airlines and stop flying completely.”
'More than 20 dead' in suicide bomb blasts in Iran.Scores injured in a suspected twin suicide bomb attack at a Shia mosque in Iran, officials say.Members of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard were reportedly among the dead.
Update:US says Britain will not allow Iroquois entry.Sigh haven't heard of many Iroquois terrorist lately?
HT:Weasel Zippers.Vida Guerra Helps PETA Celebrate National Veggie Dog Day . . . Pam Anderson Proves She’s Just A Piece Of Meat.Talk about "Hot"dogs!
APNewsBreak: Dutch lawmaker Geert Wilders says he is launching international anti-Islam group.Maverick Dutch lawmaker Geert Wilders says he is launching an international "freedom alliance" to spread his anti-Islam message across the West.Bring back the Crusades?
Imam unmosqued.Ground Zero booster tied to sea clash.The imam behind a proposed mosque near Ground Zero is a prominent member of a group that helped sponsor the pro-Palestinian activists who clashed violently with Israeli commandos at sea.
Philadelphia’s Islamist Boy Scouts.Or the future"Philadelphia Liberation Army"?
Democrats block amendment to ensure press access to oil spill.Democrats refused to allow a vote today on an amendment introduced today by Rep. Paul Broun, R-Ga., to ensure press access to the gulf oil spill. Broun's amendment was a response to numerous reports that government authorities and BP are keeping the press away from areas affected by the spill. The amendment reads as follows.
Top House Republican calls for repeal of Wall Street bill.Hours before expected passage Thursday afternoon of the Wall Street reform bill, the top House Republican called for the legislation to be repealed.
The Specter of Chamberlain: Obama, Iran, and Appeasement.To seal the deal, with the intercession of Russia and China and after a suitable period of weak to mild sanctions against Iran for its nuclear program, the stage would be set for President Obama to fly off to Tehran and achieve “peace for our time.” (That time being 2012, perhaps?)
No Dominion: "The Lonely, Dangerous Fight Against Christian Supremacists Inside the Armed Forces."How Islam is fighting the US Army from the inside!
HT:Weasel Zippers.Poll: Americans Favor Israeli Military Action to Take out Iran’s Nukes By a 56% to 30% Margin…Captain Kickass being part of the 30%…
Why no full text of the NAACP resolution?An e-mailer asks why today's story about the NAACP convention's vote on a resolution condemning "racism within the tea party" doesn't reproduce the full text of the resolution.
Economic Collapse – Martial Law – 24 Experts Warn of 2010 Meltdown.
Tea Party Is Dealt The Race Card.The NAACP, in crafting a resolution condemning racism in the Tea Party movement, seems to have forgotten those Black Panthers with clubs intimidating voters and wanting to kill white people.Or this is perhaps what the Obama administration is aiming at?Obama may deploy special Army unit of 80,000 troops on U.S. soil right before Nov. elections!
Last gasp of a desperate NAACP: follows White House orders, plays race card to prevent even more blacks and Hispanics from joining Tea Party.The notion that the Tea Party movement is racist is laughably outrageous. Active Tea Party members belong to every race, religion, creed, color and culture.
Islam Must Be Stopped In America.Islam has spawned many sects that are master practitioners of the art of double standards. As far as Muslims are concerned, what is good for Muslims is not good for the non-Muslims; and what is bad for Muslims is good for non-Muslims.
The "Racist" Tea Party ... And Other Bovine Scatology!The Tea Party is a true "grassroots" American conservative movement born out of the frustration of the citizens of America with an ever growing, leftist, socialist/marxist/progressive-leaning government which has grown ever more non-responsive to the wishes and desires of its constituents - and -- has shown a penchant for passing laws the majority of its citizens do not want - ie - ObamaCare.
300,000 urged to flee Japan rains, China next.Typhoon Conson earlier killed at least 37 in Philippines.
NAACP helped shut down Black Panther case.According to the Washington Times, Congressional testimony has revealed that the NAACP spoke regularly about the Black Panther voter intimidation case to the Justice Department and lobbied for the case to be dismissed. Or, as Obama would put it, they "acted stupidly."
'Ugly Beast' Found in Texas: Another Chupacabra? A rancher in Fort Hood, Texas, southwest of Fort Worth, found a strange-looking animal in his barn. The hairless (or nearly hairless) beast was shot by an animal control officer who described it as "ugly, real ugly." From there, things just get stranger.
Madrid zoo bids to buy Octopus Oracle from Germany.
Fr. Samir: French ban on burqa a welcome law!From the start, it needs to be said that there is not the slightest reference in the Koran or Islamic tradition (Sunnah) regarding this issue. Therefore it is not an Islamic norm. None of the Koranic scholars dare say so, but there are many who claim that it is a religious norm.
New fitness craze: the Triumph Boobcamp.Looking for a workout to get you toned and bikini ready in a matter of weeks? This summer Triumph are launching the nation’s first ever regime developed solely for the bust.
HT:The DailyBeast.Everybody Hates Obama!Geez, it’s tough being president. Barack Obama’s enemies these days run the gamut from Hispanic groups to dentists, from Walmart to astronauts.
Jordan Queen Rania never got offer to publish. Hebrew translation of her book, say official sources.Following Haaretz report, officials in Rania's bureau say requests like these would have been been sent directly to the U.S. publisher and not to the writer herself.
The Obama-Coinstar economic indicator: Change you can believe in.Coinstar stock (NASDAQ: CSTR) has risen steadily over the past six months, making Wall Street analysts drool with visions of hefty year-end bonuses swimming in their collective profits-over-everything heads.
HT:Breitbart tv.Video:Black Tea Party Leader Fights Back Against NAACP President.The NAACP continues to use the allegation that racial slurs were hurled at black congressmen during a tea party protest despite the fact that video evidence disputes the claim. This time, the charge is met with a vociferous counter-attack from radio talk show host and tea party activist David Webb.
Terrorist Incitement.My advise to my Muslim brothers in the West is to acquire weapons and learn methods of war. They are living in a place where they can cause great harm to the enemy and where they can support the Messenger of Allah.There is no Islamic terrorism?
An Illustrated, Multiple Choice Test for Eric Holder.Question: which group is legally permitted to threaten and intimidate voters at the polls (pick only one)?
HT:Elder of Zion.Mecca Cola - The Virtually Real Thing!The colors, font and background of Mecca Cola's logo seems awfully familiar, but I can't quite put my finger on where I've seen it before.
HT:Elder of Zion.Egyptian doctor creates Society for the Prevention of Kisses.
Mel Gibson's Rants: What the Therapists Think.Mel Gibson is currently the schadenfreude special at the all-you-can-eat buffet that is the Internet tabloid world. Audiotapes of his contretemps with ex-girlfriend and babymama Oksana Grigorieva are being released by Radar.com at about the same frequency that nurses give out meds in a psych ward, except with the opposite effect: they've made the Internet go nuts.
Sheyla Hershey the model with biggest breasts in the world fighting for life after operation to make them even bigger.We at MFS have a page dedicated to her and others like her: Strange But True - People 14 - 18 + topic.
Former Navy Chaplain Takes On Anti-Jesus Legislators in North Carolina.Former Navy chaplain Gordon James “Chaps” Klingenschmitt, who was punished for praying “in Jesus name” in uniform in 2006, is taking on North Carolina legislators who support banning the name of Jesus from House prayers.
Muscles From Brussels Meets Russia Crusher.Vladimir Putin and film star Jean-Claude Van Damme have met for night of fight action in Russia.
Life explained by scientific graphs.
Political historian’s analysis: Obama’s reelection “nearly guaranteed”.I don't think American voters want to hear another 4 years "You're a racist" each time they disagree with him?
Animal Autopsies in Gulf Yield a Mystery,part of the Gulf of Mexico’s ongoing “unusual mortality event.” “You don’t see shrimp consumed as part of the normal diet” of Kemp’s ridleys, Dr. Stacy said.Try swimming around a few days in that sh*t then you might know!Or else all those who worked at the Exon Valdez clean up died that might help!
BBC: TV networks reject controversial '9/11 mosque' ad.Entitled "Kill the Ground Zero Mosque", the video calls the proposed mosque a "monstrosity" that will invite further attacks on the US.The advertisement has received over 100,000 page views on YouTube.
Re: Al-Qaeda Is Racist[Andy McCarthy].Jonah, Jen Rubin had a very different take on this at Contentions, and she directs her remarks at President Obama's spin on the intelligence community's theory.I think this is more revealing about our government than it is about al Qaeda.
Brief for 9 states backs Arizona immigration law.States have the authority to enforce immigration laws and protect their borders, Michigan Attorney General Mike Cox said Wednesday in a legal brief on behalf of nine states supporting Arizona's immigration law.
Arizona Violent Crime Down, Except Under Tough Anti-Immigration Sheriff.A chart circulated by a leading immigration reform organization makes a basic, but compelling case that the new law passed -- though not implemented -- in Arizona could cause an increase rather than a drop in crime.
US considers adding IHH to terror list.Fox News reports US State Department looking into organization's economic activities behind Gaza flotilla.
Report: Amputations without anesthesia in NKorea.North Korea's health care system is in shambles with doctors sometimes performing amputations without anesthesia and working by candlelight in hospitals lacking essential medicine, heat and power, a human rights watchdog said Thursday.Meet Obama care?
7 flotilla victims wanted to be martyrs, report says.According to report, eight of the nine passengers belonged to the IHH radical Islamic group.
HT:Astute Bloggers.Top 10 reasons why everyone should know why Jimmy carter was better than Barack Obama.
The Six Nations confront 9/11.Security concerns thwart a native lacrosse team as it prepares to fly to Britain on passports issued by the Iroquois Confederacy.The passport of the Iroquois Confederacy is a simple blue booklet, without the bar codes or electronic chips of its modern Canadian equivalent.Yet for 33 years, customs officials around the world have quietly given it a nod, acknowledging its power for the people who carry it.For many Iroquois, who refer to themselves as Haudenosaunee and whose traditional territory includes parts of Southern Ontario, Quebec, and New York State, carrying a U.S. or Canadian passport is an option they’re entitled to, but one they won’t accept.I can't say I've ever heard of Iroquois hijacking a plane?
Video: Saudi Expert on Family Affairs Ghazi Al-Shimari on Underage Marriage in Saudi Arabia: A Girl of Six or Seven Is Too Young to Be Married, But a 12-Year-Old Girl May Be Ready. Answer :Diagnosis of Pedophilia.
Video : I Will Survive: Dancing Auschwitz. -Part 2 - part 3.
The two faces of Mahmoud Abbas: He says one thing to the Palestinians, another to Obama."I say in front of you, Mr. President, that we have nothing to do with incitement against Israel, and we're not doing that."
HT:Hot Air.Civil Rights Commission sends letter to DOJ: We want to talk to your lawyers about the Panthers case.
Arab TV airs video of Times Square car bomber."All the Muslim Arabs that have been martyred - I will take revenge on their behalf," he said. "I really wish that the hearts of the Muslims will be pleased with this attack, God willing."There are no Islamic terrorists?Yeah whatever!
The big crash – America plunges into Depression.Young Americans have given up watching the news. It’s too depressing.It's the worst of times. America is plunging back into Depression. Only one out of every two Americans of working age has a job.
Obama Promises Saudi King that Israel will Withdraw from Jerusalem, West Bank.President Barack Obama was said to have pledged to Saudi Arabia that the United States would force Israel to withdraw from eastern Jerusalem and the entire West Bank by 2012.
More and more Americans preparing for social unrest."I've got, under an awning, stacks of firewood, rain catching in barrels, I've got a shed with barbed concertina wire, like the military uses," he told AFP.He and his wife also have also stockpiled thousands of rounds of ammunition and enough food for about six months.
Bill Clinton back in the White House, holds economic meeting with Obama.Burdened by low approval on the economy, President Obama brought former president Bill Clinton and investor Warren Buffett to the White House on Wednesday to talk about job creation.
Oil Patch Politics: Obama Administration’s rejection of the Rule of Law Part 1.
It was apparently the EPA, not the Jones Act, that blocked Dutch skimmers from cleaning up the oil spill in Louisiana in late April:“Three days after the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico began on April 20, the Netherlands offered the U.S. government ships equipped to handle a major spill, one much larger than the BP spill that then appeared to be underway. ‘Our system can handle 400 cubic metres per hour,’
House Dems to vent frustrations over midterm strategy to Obama.Strategy?Strategy?Oh you mean destroy America that plan is almost finished!
HT:Jihad watch.Video: Air Canada perfects security procedures that don't offend Muslims.
GOP senators float amendment to stop Arizona lawsuit.“States like Arizona shouldn’t be prosecuted for protecting their citizens when the federal government fails to do so,” said DeMint said in a statement. “The federal government is rewarding illegal behavior and encouraging many more to enter our nation illegally when they refuse to enforce our laws.”
Obama stands in the way of BP ending Gulf disaster.BP has been preparing to cap the well and are currently drilling two 'relief wells' that will take pressure off the primary well by channeling the oil into a more controlled environment while they put a new, permanent cap on the broken well. Now, though, because of interference from Obama-loyal scientists, BP has had to put both projects on indefinite hold.
Muslim woman sues Somerset Medical Center for religious discrimination.Rona Mohammedi went to Somerset Medical Center the night of Feb. 11 with severe chest pains. After hearing she would need an electrocardiogram, she asked for a female to conduct the test.A good scam to get money?
HT:Powerline.Gitmo: Please Let Me Stay!The administration has been preparing to repatriate one of the six Algerians. But lawyers for Aziz Abdul Naji, 35, who has been held at Guantanamo for more than eight years, said he is "adamantly opposed to going back"."It would be outrageous and inhumane to take him against his will," said Doris Tennant, one of his lawyers.As people used to say in a very different context: only in America.
18th-Century Ship Found at Trade Center Site.In the middle of tomorrow, a great ribbed ghost has emerged from a distant yesterday.On Tuesday morning, workers excavating the site of the underground vehicle security center for the future World Trade Center hit a row of sturdy, upright wood timbers, regularly spaced, sticking out of a briny gray muck flecked with oyster shells.
Finjan sues McAfee, Symantec over patent claims.Finjan has sued five rival security companies, including Symantec and McAfee, claiming it holds crucial patents used by popular antivirus products and security services.The lawsuit was filed Monday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware. Also named are Webroot Software, Websense and Sophos.
Study links obesity to brain, memory function.New research shows that women who carry excess weight around their hips score worse on memory and brain-function tests than normal weight or apple-shaped women.The new analysis, which used data from the Women's Health Initiative, a major national U.S. health study, found that for every one point increase in body mass index, a woman's cognitive score dropped by one point.And the effect was most striking in pear-shaped women who carry fat around their hips.
Priest at Mel Gibson's private church opposes "Holocaust myth", alleges Jews undermine Catholic Church.That these horrible, hateful views have the seal of approval of his father, his priest and his faith must play a role in Mel Gibson's belief that his expressions of hate are acceptable.
Russia longs for breather in fierce heatwave.One of the fiercest heatwaves in its history has engulfed Russia, withering crops, causing the worst drought in 130 years and prompting a top public health official to call for Spanish-style siesta breaks. Central parts of European Russia, the Volga region, southern Urals and Siberia have all been suffering from the scorching heat, which started in late June and often reaches 40 degrees Celsius (104 Fahrenheit) in the shade.
Discovery of earliest illuminated manuscript.Revised dating places Garima Gospels before 650—none from Ethiopia previously dated before 12th century.
Wednesday, July 14, 2010
14 July - French National Holiday!
Obama Departs from Revised Policy, Links 'Radical Islam' to Terror Groups.Somebody loosing voters??
Cordoba House mosque near Ground Zero slaps new name on itself with Park51.Isn't that like calling a Weasel a Skunk ,they're both "Critters"?
America has a clear cut case of buyer's remorse over Obama.Now that the luster has clearly worn off president Obama and the country has realized all that glitters is not gold only to be left to wonder why our skin has turned green. It is obvious that Barack Obama is not the real McCoy but a gold plated fraud that has not lived up to his campaign promises, failed miserably as a leader, and instead of bringing hope to America, he has only brought despair.
Memo to media: Pamela Geller does not belong on national television.Media bring Geller into the mainstream, telling nation she is a credible source.
Video: The New Black Panther Party, gangsta edition!A great piece of work!!
BREAKING: Lybian ship docked @ El-Arish Egypt.Hamas: Send more freedom flotillas.
Updated :Libyan ship docks at Egyptian port.'Amalthea' diverts from Gaza despite Hamas calls to continue.
HT:Weasel Zippers.Obama’s Science Czar Once Called for US to Surrender to Sovereignty to “Planetary Regime” to Enforce Population Limits, Control Climate Change Dangers…Don't tell let me guess he's also from Harvard?Conspiracy .........silence?
Israelis inciting anti-Israel boycotts could soon be forced to pay dearly.Knesset approves in initial reading bill that would allow targets of boycotts to sue boycotters for large sums. "You can not make a stone bleed."
Arizona Governor can force Obama to prove he’s eligible.As you know, there are many unanswered questions about Barack Hussein Obama’s constitutional qualifications to act as President of the United States. Governor Brewer, or any sitting governor, for that matter, has unique standing to challenge Obama on this issue and resolve the constitutional crisis he has perpetrated on the nation by his refusal to prove that he is a “natural born Citizen” by filing a Writ of Quo Warranto.
US official accuses Israelis of tampering with peace."They don't trust me cause of my middle name" what a joke!
HT:Elder of Zion.Ancient Turkish church defaced with "Islamist graffiti".
HT:Breibart TV.Top Obama Advisor: ‘No Administration Has Been Tougher’ on Immigration Enforcement.After this they go to work for the Comedy Channel.
Johnny Rotten: Hate mail won't cause me to cancel Tel Aviv show.Legendary Sex Pistols and Public Image Limited front man tells BBC he would not separate himself from his audience because of the 'political powers-that-be.'
HT:Pajamasmedia.Congressman Asks Inspector General to Launch Investigation of New Black Panther Case.A letter from Congressman Frank Wolf (R-VA) to Glenn Fine — inspector general of the U. S. Department of Justice — asking the IG to launch an investigation into the dismissal of U.S. v. New Black Panther Party — has been made available exclusively to Pajamas Media before its formal release by the congressman.
Haniyeh to Libyan ship: Dock in Gaza.Dozens of Palestinians flock to beach in anticipation of aid vessel's arrival. Street in Jabalya named after Turkish flotilla raided by IDF commandos on May 31 to 'commemorate shahidim'.
Tea Party dumps bags of diversity in the river of the past.Charges of racism against the Tea Party by NACCP President Ben Jealous should sadden every American. Despite racial progress made after more two hundreds of years of slavery and discrimination, placards, billboards, tattoos and other ways of expressing intolerance are muddying the message of a political movement waving the Constitution as their mandate.
Hamas leader urges Libya-sponsored aid ship to sail to Gaza.Ismail Haniyeh tells activists not to let their cargo ship be diverted to Egyptian port and calls for more pro-Palestinian "freedom flotillas."Empty barrels sound the loudest!"
Obama’s ban on offshore oil drilling could devastate the Northeast economy."An invalid agency decision to suspend drilling of wells in depths of over 500 feet simply cannot justify the immeasurable effect on the plaintiffs, the local economy, the Gulf region, and the critical present-day aspect of the availability of domestic energy in this country."When will the American people understand that this president has a deep hatred towards America all he wants is to destroy america from the inside!"
Iran: Teenage Girl Wed at 14 Years-Old Sitting on Death Row Waiting to be Stoned to Death for “Adultery”…The sentence could not be carried out until she was 18. So for the past four years, Ms Bagheri has been languishing on death row while the courts waited for her to reach maturity so she could be put to death.Ms Ahadi said the teenager had been subjected to two mock stonings. On each occasion she was taken out of her cell and buried up to her shoulders in the yard of Tabriz prison, in northwest Iran, as if being prepared to be pelted to death with stones.Islam a religion of peace?
UNITED STATES – IRAN: Amiri says he will detail "abduction".Iranian nuclear scientist Shahram Amiri, who says he was kidnapped by United States spies last year, left Washington for Tehran on Wednesday. He said in a television interview he plans to reveal full details of his "abduction" by United States spies when he arrives home."My abduction is a detailed story", Amiri said in an interview with English-language Iranian Press TV channel."In Iran, I will thoroughly clarify the allegations made by foreign media and the US government which, in fact, have targeted my reputation."
HT:Middle East perspectives.The "defective" Iranian scientist - curiouser and curiouser.The case of the the Iranian nuclear scientist who allegedly defected to the United States and now wants to return home is an intelligence officer's nightmare - trust me.Amen to that !
“Kill the crackers — Racial politics is rising under Obama”Racial politics is rising under Obama.Post-racial America has yet to arrive for many black leaders. President Obama has shown little interest in leading the national dialogue on race he once proposed."I will not rest"
Do you suppose that Michelle Obama knows she is married to a black president?President Obama likes to sue Arizonans so that they can be defenseless. His reasoning is that Arizonans are racist.Michelle Obama has the same opinion. Do you suppose that she knows that a mainly white America just elected a black president? Does she know that president is her husband? That is a sure sign that America is racist by electing a black president.
HT:Weasel Zippers.Michelle Obama Admits to Loving Fast-Food More Than The President Does.While the country is under the impression that President Barack Obama is the fast-food grabber in the White House, the secret is now out. It's the First Lady who admits to "loving it more than he does."Michelle has launched a new website to combat child obesity. Drive-throughs welcome.
Obama's Recess-Appointed Medicare Chief Speaks at HHS Press Conference But Doesn’t Stick Around for Questions."Transparancy"not in a million years !
Obama’s Race Obsession.It seems a lifetime ago that Obama represented hope for a post-racial presidency and in fact a post-racial era in American politics. Like so much else about Obama, the reality is the opposite of what was promised. Jake Tapper relates a rather amazing effort to inject race into the war against Islamic terrorists.
HT:Israel Matzav.Your tax dollars at work: 'Palestinian Authority' to pay terrorists' rent.Apparently, there isn't enough work in the terror field to keep these thugs productively employed, and after not paying their rent for seven months, some of them are on the verge of being evicted from their apartments. Enter the 'Palestinian Authority' - which lives off 'foreign assistance' that mostly comes from the West. The 'Palestinian Authority is going to pay the exiled terrorists' rent.
Time for Obama to make sacrifices.Later this week, the White House budget office is due to produce its midyear report on the nation’s fiscal health. If history is any guide, the administration will try to paint a rosy picture, but the truth is already obvious: Washington under President Barack Obama is not just broken — it’s broke.
Remember how abortion was not suppose to be in Obamacare.Well, that was just a sham, and pretty much most of us knew it, but the so-called Pro-Life Democrats folded faster than the Lawn Chair Birigade.
HT:Israel Matzav.Israel's secret new weapon?Israeli company uses nanotechnology to develop paint that makes planes disappear off radar."This is a breakthrough with the potential to change the rules of the game in the battlefield."
Obama Debt Commission paint scary future for Americans.What they heard is that the U.S. total federal debt next year is expected to be more than $14 trillion. That is $47,000 for every resident.Mentions of such measures as curtailing tax breaks, deductions for home mortgage interest and a mechanism for gaining Medicare coverage. If no changes are made, it will be spending $2 trillion by 2020 just in interest on the national debt.And then he wants to advice Europe how to manage their debts??
Put... me... DOWN! The elephant who took a fancy to a very unfortunate lizard.Bullies they come in all shapes and seizes?
14 July - French National Holiday!
HT:Washington's blog.You Are Not Authorized to See These Pictures of the Oil Spill, Citizen ... Do Not Look!The title is a parody of the fact that the government has effectively made it a felony to take pictures of oiled wildlife.
Gaddafi’s aid ship for Gaza surrounded by Israeli Navy.The ship, the al-Alam, is idle at 120 kilometres from Gaza because of engine troubles, surrounded by eight Israeli warships.
NASA Outreach Program 'Confirmed' Despite White House Denial, Rep Says.Call it a failure to launch.The White House is disavowing a plan to have NASA conduct outreach to Muslim countries, but a congressman who talked to NASA Administrator Charles Bolden about that plan last month said the initiative was very real until somebody slammed the brakes on it.Hmmm Houston we have a problem?
Muslims say the total veil ban violates human rights and religious freedom.Most media look with hope to a possible declaration of unconstitutionality. And there are those who evoke the Holocaust. I got news for them "Liberté, égalité, fraternité"!
Farrakhan Demands Reparations from Jews.Louis Farrakhan recently sent a three-page letter along with two books to the heads of sixteen Jewish organizations.Is this guy for real?
Ahmadinejad: Palestinian refugees will return home.Iranian leader says at summit of Muslim leaders that 'occupiers ... should dismantle their evil forces from the face of earth' referring to US and that Iran would soon celebrate victory in its efforts to 'put an end to the suffering of the people of Palestine'
HT:The Daily Beast.Did BP Free the Lockerbie Bomber?CEO Tony Hayward was blindsided by the fury over the company’s role in the release of Abdel Basset al Megrahi—which former CEO John Browne took credit for. Tom Bower on what it means for the Gulf.I still think he's got a part in all this also.
Why did Iran register ships in the Isle of Man?Thousands of miles away from the Persian Gulf on the Isle of Man, a tiny UK Crown Dependency in the Irish Sea which has its own laws and an ancient parliament, a local businessman has been involved in transferring the ownership of IRISL vessels into six companies he has helped to form.
Obama: Tell Americans the Truth About Afghanistan.Drug production, which was halted by when Taliban was in power, has reached new heights. The U.S. now rules the world's leading drug exporter of heroin. America's leading allies in Afghanistan are also kingpins of the heroin trade.
New START and Obama's Mysterious Trip to Russia.When 2008 GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney attacked President Obama's new arms treaty with Russia as a dangerous trap, Republican Senator Richard Lugar came to the defense of the Democratic president and attacked Romney as "misinformed."
Opponents pack hearing on mosque near ground zero."To deprive this building of landmark status is to allow for a citadel of Islamic supremacy to be erected in its place,"
HT:Politico.Tea party to NAACP: 'Grow up'.“For the NAACP to accuse the tea parties of racism is insulting to the great patriots who have participated in this movement, and sadly shows just how out of touch that group is with the American people,” Tea Party Express spokesman Levi Russell.
Billboard linking Obama, Hitler draws complaints.
Hill exempts self from veterans' law.Veterans who apply for jobs on Capitol Hill aren’t receiving critical federal job-placement benefits because Congress has largely exempted itself from a law that aids post-military employment for vets, a new congressional report shows.
Emergency Committee for Israel’s First Target: Joe Sestak, with Video.”Does Congressman Joe Sestak understand Israel is America’s ally?”The narrator continues by saying that ”Sestak raised money for an anti-Israel organization the FBI called a front group for Hamas. Sestak signed a letter accusing Israel for collective punishment for blockading Hamas in Gaza. Sestak refused to sign a bipartisan letter affirming US support for Israel. Call Joe Sestak and ask him to stand with Israel.
HT:Weasel Zippers.Flashback 2007: Senator Obama Introduces Bill to Criminalize Voter Intimidation…I’m guessing if you asked Obama in 2007 when he introduced his legislation if he considered stalking a polling station armed with a weapon while hurling racial slurs “voter intimidation” he would have said, yes…
Illegal Aliens Exempt From ICE Enforcement."If you ask me, the Obama administration is attacking the wrong people. But I'm not surprised... liberal-left politicians always side with criminals, terrorists and other malefactors." - Former NYPD Detective.
NAACP Passes Tea Party Racism Resolution.It's hard to take seriously an organization called the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People who will say you are racist if you called them colored people.
Whitewashing Black Racism.Why haven't national media outlets reported on the vile and violent rants of the New Black
Black Activists Condemn NAACP Resolution Against Tea Party Movement.“As a frequent speaker at tea party rallies around the country, I can assure the NAACP that the tea party movement’s concerns are about President Obama’s policies and not his race,” said Project 21 fellow Deneen Borelli. “I’m deeply concerned that the NAACP is being used as a political tool to do the dirty work of the progressive movement. Instead of criticizing tea parties, the NAACP would be better served denouncing the racist comments made by a member of the New Black Panther Party and their voter intimidation outside a Philadelphia polling place in the last presidential election.”
The NAACP’s Race Card Politics.Urge “all people of good will to repudiate the racism of Tea Parties, and to stand in opposition to its drive to push our country back to the pre-civil rights era.”What a load of bull".
HT:BreitbartTV.Video:NAACP Director Claims Tea Parties are ‘Communists and Nazis’;Repeats Unproven Racial Slur Charges.What a great country America has become with Obama's "Change"?
Video:Breitbart Exposes the ‘N Word’ Lie on Hannity.
Obama nominates Jacob Lew as budget director.Lew was instrumental in securing increased funding for State Department operations and international affairs in Obama's first two proposed budgets.
Lew was also a diplomat, traveling abroad to places like Iraq, Pakistan and Afghanistan to look into U.S. assistance programs and evaluate their efficiency and effectiveness.And surprise He graduated from Harvard College,just like everybody else in Obama's group he's also from Harvard.
Obama and Afghanistan: America’s Drug-Corrupted War.The determining factor is less likely to be either the will of a reluctant president, or the reigning strategic doctrines of the Pentagon, but a third factor: the dominant mindset in Washington of a drug-corrupted war machine.More about this here.
HT:Israel Matzav.John R. Bolton: Beyond the Obama Nuke Policy.As Tehran and Pyongyang can plainly see, President Obama's nonproliferation strategy is intellectually and politically exhausted. But U.S. exhaustion will not lead to stasis. North Korea and Iran will continue their nuclear and ballistic missile programs in the face of our feeble policy.
It's Unanimous! GOP Says No To Unemployment Benefits, Yes To Tax Cuts For The Rich.Senate Minority Whip Jon Kyl has raised eyebrows by insisting that emergency aid to unemployed people -- what he called a "necessary evil" -- be paid for through either tax hikes or spending cuts, while the tax cuts (which mostly benefit wealthy people) not be offset in any way. Yesterday claimed that this view is shared by "most of the people in my party."He was correct.
Saudi Men Launch Campaign to Convince Men to Take Four Wives to Rid The Country of Unmarried Women Over 30-Years-Old…A group of young Saudi men have launched a campaign to convince Saudi men of the unappreciated virtues of polygamy.No wonder they become suicide bombers...... 4 women.
He was told “not to take up complicated religious questions"Iran president runs into trouble over neck ties."The supreme guide (Ayatollah Ali Khamenei) himself has said in a fatwa (religious edict) that the wearing of ties or bowties is not permitted," Khatami said.Hmmm how about "Neck ties"?
Jordan's Queen Rania rejects offer to publish Hebrew edition of her children's book.And those are the people to lead by example?Sigh!
The Financial Con Of The Decade Explained So Simply Even A Congressman Will Get It.Sometimes, when chasing the bouncing ball of fraud and corruption on a daily basis, it is easy to lose sight of the forest for the millions of trees (all of which have a 150% LTV fourth-lien on them, underwritten by Goldman Sachs, which is short the shrubbery tranche).
Obama Administration Uses New ‘Restore the Gulf’ Web Site to Spin Its ‘Quick’ Response to the Oil Spill.But the Web site also touts the administration’s “quick” response to the disaster, stating that the administration has been on the scene “since the moments after the oil rig explosion” and “from the very beginning"Repeated questions about the new Web site, which CNSNews.com directed to the Homeland Security Department, the White House and the Coast Guard, were not answered.Joseph Goebbels would be proud of their handywork!
Patriotism demands you die with your illness--Dr. Berwick in charge.The "little people" will just have to die. Medical care will be rationed, competence will be dismissed, doctors will receive less income, and the bureaucracy will expand. The Berwick plan is well known. "The decision is not whether or not we will ration care--the decision is whether we will ration care with our eyes open."
European nudes and American prudes.It was 1978. My vagabuddy Gene and I were heading for a Turkish bath. With tattered towel around my waist, I walked gingerly across slippery marble into a steamy world of shadowy Turks under Byzantine domes. I felt gawky ... and more naked than naked
Ill.'s Asian Carp Plan: If You Can't Beat 'Em, Eat 'Em.As i have said before you can't stop an invasive species from entering ,it is well documented that birds(for example aquatic birds) transport fish eggs over great distances
Lesbian Prison Gangs Waiting to Get Hands on Lindsay Lohan, Inmate Says.The gay inmates wear their shirts inside out to let others know they are available."So if Lindsay doesn't want someone to grab her ass she'd better keep her shirt on straight."Women grab each other like animals when the guards aren't looking. It's disgusting."
Video:Gorillas 'play games of tag like humans'.Gorillas play "tag" in a similar way to humans, scientists have discovered.
Artist kills 200,000 ants to use in recreation of childhood photograph.An artist has created an extraordinary creepy crawly portrait - using 200,000 dead ants.Chris Trueman bought the tiny creatures alive in batches of 40,000 for £330 each for his bizarre masterpiece.The 32-year-old then had to kill them before painstakingly rearranging them into a picture using tweezers.
Tuesday, July 13, 2010
Iran War Even Closer?A three-front war? Strikes on Iran becoming more likely ... There is no better illustration of the futility of the $1 trillion Iraq war than news photos of a long line of gasoline tankers lined up bumper to bumper as they leave Iraq to enter Iran.
HT:Big peace.Video: Bolton: Obama Will Fail in Afghanistan.
Libyan ship captain says will sail to Egypt.Captain of Al-Amal aid ship, headed to Gaza courtesy of Gaddafi .Gaza charity, says he will sail to El-Arish port in Egypt after reports by charity say IDF threatened to intercept ship if it attempts to break blockade
IDF confirms making contact with Gaza-bound Liyba ship.Organizers report Navy ship shadowing vessel, pledge to steam on for Gaza; aid ship had previously agreed to dock at el-Arish in Egypt, but appears to have changed intentions.
HT:Israel Matzav.Conflicting reports at sea.Jihadist On Libyan Gaza-Bound Ship: “We’d Love To Die As Shahids” [Video].For a while the ship turned of his tracking device.Now back on the map after "Engine trouble".
No. 1 Nation in Sexy Web Searches? Call it Pornistan.They may call it the "Land of the Pure," but Pakistan turns out to be anything but.The Muslim country, which has banned content on at least 17 websites to block offensive and blasphemous material, is the world's leader in online searches for pornographic material,
HT:Weasel Zippers.North Iowa Tea Party Creates Billboard That Links Obama With Hitler and Lenin….
Club Gitmo: Under Obama detainees allowed to play games, talk to family on Skype, watch 18 different channels on flat screens, etc. . .
Obama Admin OKs First Tax-Funded Abortions Under Health Care Law…
Michelle urges Americans to vacation at Gulf as Obamas bolt to Maine.
UN denies "confidence crisis" in Hezbollah, but concerns persist.The United Nations Special Coordinator for Lebanon talks about "positive role" played by the Party of God, but blue helmet officers show that the attacks were prepared and could happen again in an area controlled by the Shiite group. Analyst: Hezbollah wants to reduce UNIFIL to "hostages under its control" to manipulate future confrontations with Israel.
Obama rejected Netanyahu request for F-15E in 'tough' session."They don't trust me cause my middle name is Hussein"Whatever stop the bullsh*t!!
US appeals court strikes down media swearing ban.A US appeals court has struck down a government policy that banned the broadcasting of profanity, ruling that the rule is unconstitutional.
HT:Breitbart TV.Video:NAACP President: ‘It is Time To Warn the People That Racism and Hatred is Still Alive in America’.Looked in the mirror lately?
Report: Iran-Iraq-Syria Missile Route Revealed.Iraqi civilians report that dozens of Iranian trucks filled with missiles have recently passed through their country, former minister Mordechai Ben-Porat told Arutz Sheva's Hebrew-language news service. The trucks appear to be heading for Syria.
Facebook assets frozen as man claims majority ownership.A New York man has filed a lawsuit claiming he owns 84 percent of Facebook and the money it's made since 2004.
Updated.Israeli military prepares to block Gaza-bound aid ship.An Israeli army spokeswoman said the navy had contacted the ship in the early morning hours, asking it to identify itself and establish its course. If the ship attempts to sail toward Gaza, the spokeswoman said, Israel will take any means necessary to stop it.
Iran Cuts Crude Oil Stored in Tankers 40% Since April.Iran, the second-largest oil producer in the Middle East, released six supertankers from its fleet of vessels storing crude oil, a 40 percent reduction that may mean more oil heading to Europe, shipping tracking data show.
HT:the JIDF.Jews Depicted as Rats in Saudi Arabian "Moderate" Islamic Publication.The depiction of Jews as vermin is an old anti-Semitic staple, going back to Nazi Propaganda films The Wandering Jew, and The Jew Suess, and probably further back still.
Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak was said to no longer be capable of functioning in his position. Diplomat: Egyptian president 'is a walking corpse'.
HT:Infidel bloggersAlliance. Philadelphia’s Islamist Boy Scouts.Most Muslim extremists first radicalize their youth via sermon and brainwashing. One group, however, is skipping those steps and is taking the youngest of children right to the paramilitary route. But this group is not in Afghanistan or Iraq. No, it’s in Philadelphia, the so-called ‘City of Brotherly Love.’
HT:Atlas Shrugs.Statement Condemning the NAACP Resolution by LTC Allen West (USA, Ret.) Real Leadership is Color Blind: Lt Colonel Allen West on NAACP Race Baiting.
Black Activists Condemn NAACP Resolution Against Tea Party Movement.As the NAACP plans to use its group's prestige to bash the tea party movement, members of the Project 21 black leadership network are urging delegates at the NAACP's national convention not to turn the NAACP into a pawn for progressive political bosses.
HT Weasel Zippers.NAACP Resolution Claims “Hardcore White Supremacist Organizations Leading Tea Party Rallies."The NAACP says they’re outrageous claim is based on “academic research,” but the last time I checked the Husky Ponytailed Blogger isn’t a credible source of information…On the other hand they might refer to this as an "academic research"!
HT:Weasel Zippers.Tea Party Preempts “Racist” Resolution, Condemns NAACP as a “Bigoted” Organization…A Tea Party group in Missouri, reacting to the NAACP’s plan to take up a resolution branding the conservative movement as “racist,” has drafted a resolution of its own condemning the civil rights group for reducing itself to a “bigoted” and “partisan attack dog organization.”
Second rig moved from Gulf of Mexico.Diamond Offshore Drilling has pulled another rig out of the Gulf of Mexico due to the deepwater petroleum drilling moratorium.
Bachmann: Obama ‘Turning Our Country Into Nation of Slaves’."We will talk a little bit about what has transpired in the last 18 months and would we count what has transpired into turning our country into a nation of slaves."
Video: Al-Arabiya TV Report on the Large-Scale Smuggling of Oil from Iraqi Kurdistan into Iran.Arranged by the Iraqi government?
Washington Made Gulf Oil Disaster Worse.Incompetence has turned the Gulf oil tragedy into "Obama's Katrina." As more and more startling facts emerge we are finding almost criminal ineptness by Washington compounded by BP's almost criminal negligence.
Turkey may opt for 'hidden compromise' with Israel.How strong is anti-Turkish sentiment among the Israeli public today?
You Thought California State Pensions Were Out Of Control? Wait Until You See This List From Illinois.Meet Neil Codell an Illinois educator with a $26 million state pension.
Confidence in Barack Obama sinks to new low as 60% of voters say they lack faith in President.It's amazing 40% still have confidence in this "doomsday machine"?
Abuse Took Years to Ignite Belgian Clergy Inquiry.Behind an aggressive investigation of the Roman Catholic hierarchy in Belgium that drew condemnation from the pope himself lies a stark family tragedy: the molestation, for years, of a youth by his uncle, the bishop of Bruges; the prelate’s abrupt resignation when a friend of the nephew finally threatened to make the abuse public; and now the grass-roots fury of almost 500 people complaining of abuse by priests.
HT:Weasel Zippers.Peter King (R-eally big cojones) calls for investigation into Ground Zero mosque.
Why the Death of Israel Wouldn't Slow Anti-U.S. Terrorism.A fairly dishonest discussion about the root causes of Islamist terrorism is being pushed with renewed vigor. It is based on the false claim that American support for Israel fuels the terrorism targeting us.
New on-site Gulf brass appointed.Zukunft is the third Coast Guard officer to fill this position since a Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded and sank April 20.In German Zukunft means "Future" a sign on the wall for the problems to come?
Iranian Speaker Receives Support From Qom Religious Figures."It shows a clear divide among governing officials from the public perspective."
Bisphenol-A a.k.a. BPA kills more than his erection.To date there are 5708 international studies published in the US National Library of Medicine including those that link bisphenol-A (BPA) to sexual dysfunction, cancers, compromised immune systems, diabetes, heart disease, epigenetic health concerns, neurological disruption, obesity and much more.
Saving nature's unborn from Gulf oil disaster.One by one, with a hand as steady as a surgeon's, Lorna Patrick removes eggs from a sea turtle's nest on a Florida beach.
Paul the psychic octopus and friends.Paul the psychic Octopus is not the first creature to be credited with supernatural abilities.
Study that 'solves' chronic fatigue syndrome blocked.A study that supports the controversial link between chronic fatigue syndrome and a new type of virus has been blocked from being published in a leading scientific journal even though it had been accepted for publication by its editors.
Possible sale of gay teen database sparks privacy fears.The owner of XY Magazine and its associated website - which catered for young homosexual boys - filed for bankruptcy earlier this year.XY's creditors have applied for the firm's one remaining valuable asset: its database of one million users.
Iran threatens world -- and itself.Ahmadinejad's Iran -- a term used to distinguish the regime from the people of Iran -- has emerged as a clear and present danger to international peace and security, to regional and Mideast stability, and increasingly, to its own people.
Navy contacts Libyan ship.Confrontation looming?Libyan Gaza-bound ship says Israeli Navy threatened to intercept vessel; army says it did issue such message, will continue to monitor ship's route as it approaches area.
Israeli navy challenges Gaza-bound Libyan ship.An Israeli military spokeswoman confirmed that a "process of identification and communication" with the vessel, some 100 miles from the Gaza coast, had begun but said the ship had not been boarded.
Israel gives Gaza-bound Libyan ship midnight ultimatum.Israeli authorities have given a Gaza-bound Libyan aid ship an ultimatum of midnight on Tuesday to change course, in a radio contact with the vessel, an organiser of the mission on board said.
Obama Makes Reporting on Spill A Felony.Think this rule didn’t come directly from the White House? Getting within 65 feet of essential gulf recovery efforts is now a Class D felony with a $40,000 fine. Reporters have been thwarted again and again trying to bring us reportage on the Gulf situation
Trouble in Kenya.We have talked before about Obama's love for the Muslims in Kenia,here's even more.
Danny Glover's had too much of this shit.Experts in crisis public relations said Gibson was in a maelstrom of trouble that would challenge the best of their craft..
Breaking -Russia : Video - Death Averted: 'Black widow' terror cell broken up in police crackdown.
Obama Compares His Economic Recovery To Jesus' Sermon On The Mount.Next he'll walk on corpses from those who jumped out of Wall street windows?
French parliament set to approve ban on face veils.France's lower house of parliament appeared ready Tuesday to approve a ban on burqa-like Islamic veils, a move that is popular among French voters despite concerns from Muslim groups and human rights advocates.
HT:The DailyBeast.Moguls Revolt Against Obama.At last week’s Sun Valley summit of media titans, the mood was dour, the forecast anxious. Peter Lauria on how America’s moguls are growing increasingly skeptical about the president.
Video: Artist condemned over I Will Survive dance routine at Auschwitz.Jane Korman, who is Jewish, filmed three generations of her family performing dance routines to the 70s disco track during a trip to the infamous concentration camp in Poland
Survey shows Palestinians increasingly frustrated with US and Israel, backing Hamas.Am i reading this right??
BP to cut payments on 40,000 claims of individuals affected by oil spill, cites paperwork problems.The kind of green paper with pictures of Ben Franklin on it?
Harvard Historian warns of sudden collapse of American ‘empire’.“I think this is a problem that is going to go live really soon,” Ferguson said. “In that sense, I mean within the next two years. Because the whole thing, fiscally and other ways, is very near the edge of chaos. And we’ve seen already in Greece what happens when the bond market loses faith in your fiscal policy.”The result of a bunch from Harvard leading the country down the drain!!
Prominent billionaire Obama supporter turns on the President--like a lover scorned.In a majority of American voters– those who voted for Barack Obama-- burns a hell fury. Namely, betrayal. One prominent American has unleashed that fury in a scathing commentary. Mort Zuckerman, the wealthy businessman and commentator for US News & World Report, in “Obama Is Barely Treading Water,” shows no mercy in his indictment for Obama -- for whom he voted and admits wrote a speech.He spotlights growing bankruptcy (100,000 filings per month), foreclosures (3 million just this year), loss trillions in home equity, and $5 trillion in pension and savings losses.
Missing Iranian scientist appears at embassy in US.A missing Iranian nuclear scientist, who Tehran says was kidnapped a year ago by the CIA, has taken refuge in the Iran section of Pakistan's US embassy.
Group to oppose President Obama's Mideast policy.Some American backers of Israel, as well as many Israelis, remain deeply suspicious of Obama’s efforts to press Israel toward specific policy shifts and to improve American relations with the Muslim world.
HT:JIDF.Online Islam Magazine Teaches Bomb-Making Skills, Targets Anyone Involved in "Draw Mohammed Day".If you have ever wondered how to make a bomb at home, what to pack for jihad, or how to communicate in encrypted messages, a new English-language Al-Qaeda magazine has the answers.
Protecting Our Freedom of Speech: The SPEECH Act Now Before the Senate.As an American citizen who has spent seven years fighting against and promoting awareness of the threat of libel tourism to American free speech rights, I am writing in support of the S 3518, the “Securing the Protection of our Enduring and Established Constitutional Heritage Act,” or the “SPEECH Act,” now before the Senate Judiciary Committee.
Israel gripped by 'contagious madness'.A senior Iranian general has described Israel's chain of military aggressions against Lebanon and the Palestinian territories as Tel Aviv's "contagious madness." Not as mad as talking to and believing in hidden immans?
Letter from a retired border patrol agent.This letter sent to Tennessee Senator Bill Frist from a retired border patrol agent, and it has more common sense than all the bull being spewed from the Senate, with the exception of a very few sensible representatives.
BP may face probe over bomber's release.A group of U.S. lawmakers have called for an investigation into whether BP may have played a role in lobbying for the release of Abdelbaset al Megrahi to secure an oil contract with the Libyan government.
Vitter: I Support Birther Lawsuits (VIDEO).Sen. David Vitter (R-LA) has made his views known on the Birther controversy: He supports lawsuits to force President Obama to produce his birth certificate.
Michelle Obama to NAACP: Blacks need to "increase intensity".As to the charges that members of the group attacked Congress members on racial grounds, Andrew Breitbart has offered a $100,000 reward to anyone who comes forward with tangible proof of these verbal attacks. That's easy money for anyone who was present with a cameraphone or other recording device on the day when Congress crammed its health care reform package down the throats of Americans, then went outside among a disapproving crowd to gloat. Surely by now someone would have claimed the reward.
NAACP to vote Tuesday on resolution decrying racism of Tea Party; also vows to emulate Tea Party to achieve success.Or, as Jim Hoft puts it: "NAACP: We Need to Be More Like Those Racist Tea Partiers."The once great organization -- the NAACP -- has fallen on hard times. Having aligned itself with the Democrat Party over the last several decades, it has turned into a parody of a civil rights organization.They could also join with the new black panters and start a knitting club?
Depression, Abuse, Suicide: Fishermen's Wives Face Post-Spill Trauma.The claims checks BP is supposed to be sending are eight days late, which means everyone's out of cash for necessities. The day before, cars lined up and down the nearby highway for a 38,000-pound food giveaway. This morning, like every morning, there was a line outside a church center in New Orleans East, in a part of town where stray dogs scavenge trashy lots and industry makes the air smell like burning toast. There, and at four other locations around Southern Louisiana once a week, Catholic Charities is giving out $100 grocery vouchers.The greatest problem is that this won't dissapear anytime soon!
Dead zone in Gulf linked to oil.Animals that can swim have fled; other smaller creatures have perished.An unusual low oxygen zone in Gulf of Mexico waters off the Alabama shore has persisted for more than a month, and evidence points to the ongoing Deepwater Horizon oil spill as the cause.
Hero British soldier shot in face by Taliban SPITS out the bullet.
Fined for your burka? 'I'll pay', says tycoon as French MPs prepare to vote on veil ban.Muslim businessman Rachid Nekkaz has today pledged to sell off 1million euros (£840,000) worth of property in Paris for the fund.Islam a religion of tolerance and law?Will he go to jail for them also?Or doesn't France have a law covering"incitement to civil disobedience?"
Mel Gibson: Classic Batterer?The release of the latest Mel Gibson recording reveals a new level of scary. Nicole LaPorte on how Gibson exhibits textbook abusive behavior. "The Crucifixion or passion" of Mel Gibson?
The era of cheap Chinese goods may be ending.Workers' demands for better wages are trimming profit margins.And in the US workers without jobs can't buy it!
Israeli doctors are first foreign specialists to treat victims of Congo oil blast.Government agency sends 4 doctors and a nurse from the Sheba Medical Center to the area surrounding the village of Sange in eastern Congo.
Twitter Wars: Samantha defends Lindsay.Joan’s bitch-tastic tweets featured such gems as: ‘Lindsay Lohan is so dumb. Her idea of being sworn in is cursing at the judge.”
Desperate Addicts Inject Others’ Blood.Desperate heroin users in a few African cities have begun engaging in a practice that is so dangerous it is almost unthinkable: they deliberately inject themselves with another addict’s blood, researchers say, in an effort to share the high or stave off the pangs of withdrawal.
Mich. woman gets prison sentence for sex with son.A Detroit-area woman who pleaded guilty to having sex with the biological son she gave up for adoption and later tracked down on the Internet has been sentenced nine years to 30 years in prison.I think medical help would be more appropriate in this case?
Saudi prince, Fox to start Arabic news channel.Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal has announced plans to launch a 24-hour Arabic-language news channel in partnership with Rupert Murdoch's Fox network.