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  • Lawsuit Reveals Chiquita Bananas Funding Terror Death Squads

    04/14/2017 3:44:19 PM PDT · by ReformedMedia · 36 replies
    The Washington Standard ^ | 04-14-2017 | Tim Brown
    Chiquita Bananas had a jingle I memorized from television commercials as a child.  Now, a lawsuit is exposing former Chiquita Banana Company executives for funding terror death squads in Columbia. The lawsuit was filed on March 11 in the US District Court for the Southern District of Florida against former CEO of Chiquita Cyrus Freidheim and manager Charles Keiser. The plaintiffs are identified only as John, Jane and Minor Does and are represented by Leslie Kroeger of Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll. "This case arises as a result of the actions of Chiquita Brands International, Inc., and its subsidiaries and...
  • Peru minister: Strong evidence of police death squads

    08/08/2016 3:15:32 PM PDT · by ColdOne · 6 replies
    foxnews.com ^ | 8/8/16 | ap
    LIMA, Peru – Peru's new interior minister says there is strong evidence that police officers ran death squads in 2011-2015 and prosecutors are investigating. Interior Minister Carlos Basombrio's comments were published in a newspaper interview confirmed by his press office. He took office July 28. The newspaper La Republica first published the allegations four days earlier. Peruvian news outlets say more than 90 police officers ranking as high as colonel are alleged to have been involved.
  • ObamaCare architect Ezekiel Emanuel has anounced the ‘optimal age of death’ - you won’t like it

    09/19/2014 12:30:11 PM PDT · by xzins · 128 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | September 19, 2014 | Robert Laurie
    Democrats seem to love death.  Whether they’re yammering about abortion or “end of life” planning, they just can’t get enough of talking up the myriad ways people can exit life’s stage.  They always claim this is simply a discussion about personal responsibility and individual choice but, since they despise those ideals in virtually every other matter, it’s a hard argument to buy. Enter Ezekiel Emanuel.  Emanuel was one of the chief architects of ObamaCare and is, of course, the brother of Rahm.  Over at The Atlantic, he’s penned an article about his own death and he’s made a shocking announcement...
  • Beckel blows a gasket on ‘The Five’ over Obamacare death panels

    11/27/2013 6:29:26 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 104 replies
    BizPac Review ^ | November 27, 2013 | Joe Saunders
    A prominent liberal columnist’s admission that the “death panels” Sarah Palin warned about really are and always have been a part of Obamacare caused a blowup Tuesday on Fox’s “The Five,” when host Eric Bolling said “liberal royalty” owes Palin an apology. Bolling was referring to a statement by Time magazine columnist and passionate Obama fan Mark Halperin, who told Newsmax TV on Monday that health-care rationing was an inseparable part of Obamacare’s takeover of the U.S. health system. Halperin himself didn’t use the term “death panels,” but the point was clear enough from the clip. It wasn’t clear enough...
  • SEN. KAY HAGAN WEBSITE STILL PROMISES YOU CAN KEEP YOUR INSURANCE

    11/20/2013 11:03:57 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 17 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11/12/13 | JOHN NOLTE
    U.S. Senator Kay Hagan (D-NC) is now attempting to run as far away from her support of ObamaCare as possible. One hollow but high-profile move Hagan recently made was to demand a full investigation of the ObamaCare exchanges. Hagan is also supporting a bill to "make sure that people who like their health insurance can keep it." One wonders, then, why her website still promotes the discredited promise that ObamaCare allows you to keep your insurance. A reader on Twitter, @Jaschrein, alerted me to the fact that this proven lie is still live and being spread on Hagan's official Senate...
  • (Washington) State rebuts Obama plan to allow old health insurance policies

    11/14/2013 12:48:56 PM PST · by Zakeet · 126 replies
    KOMO News ^ | November 14, 2013
    Just hours after President Obama announced changes to his health care law to give insurance companies the option to keep offering consumers plans that would otherwise be canceled, Washington state Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler says those changes will not be allowed in our state.
  • Obamacare advocate poised to become next U.S. surgeon general

    11/14/2013 6:32:45 PM PST · by markomalley · 11 replies
    Reuters ^ | 11/14/2013
    President Barack Obama will nominate the head of a doctors group that promotes his signature healthcare law to be the next U.S. surgeon general, the White House said on Thursday, shortly after Obama proposed a "fix" for the latest problem with the law. Vivek Hallegere Murthy, president of Doctors for America, will succeed Rear Admiral Boris Lushniak, who has been acting as the surgeon general since July, overseeing public health endeavors around the country, after Regina Benjamin completed her four-year term. Doctors for America is a group of 15,000 physicians and medical students that has rallied behind Obamacare through participating...
  • State insurance chiefs already rejecting Obama’s ‘fix;’ mixed reaction among Democrats

    11/14/2013 5:27:05 PM PST · by markomalley · 17 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | 11/14/2013 | Tom Howell Jr
    Some insurance commissioners already have rejected President Obama’s plan to allow Americans hold onto barebones health plans for another year, saying the move will undercut their attempts to build a balanced insurance system under the reforms. They threw cold water on the plan mere hours after Mr. Obama announced the decision as a way to quash unrest among Democrats whose constituents are losing their existing health insurance. Washington State Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler said permitting state residents to keep plans that do not meet Obamacare’s minimum-coverage requirements could upset the state’s carefully calibrated health exchange. “I do not believe his...
  • Nancy Pelosi: House Democrats have own Obamacare plan

    11/14/2013 3:46:00 PM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 37 replies
    Politico ^ | November 14, 2013 | By JENNIFER HABERKORN and JOSE DELREAL
    Nancy Pelosi said Thursday that Democrats are hoping to vote on their own plan to address the mass health insurance cancellations associated with Obamacare. She called it a “belt and suspenders” approach that would reinforce, but is not intended to compete with the administrative fix announced by President Barack Obama on Thursday. “We have our own proposal, which we think is really good,” Pelosi said at the Washington Ideas Forum, sponsored by the Atlantic magazine. “I think that we’ll see in the next 24, 48, 36 hours something to the effect of how do we accommodate those people” who have...
  • Live Thread: Obama statement on Health law, 11:35.

    11/14/2013 6:53:12 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 836 replies
    Fox | 11/14/13
    A live thread for the Clown's lies. See, his poll numbers are in the toilet, so Valerie sends him out.
  • Brit Hume: ObamaCare challenges will only get worse (with Megyn Kelly)

    11/14/2013 5:58:26 PM PST · by rawhide · 24 replies
    fox News ^ | 11-12-13
    Brit Hume: ObamaCare challenges will only get worse http://video.foxnews.com/v/2833343510001/brit-hume-obamacare-challenges-will-only-get-worse-/?intcmp=obnetwork
  • DEATH SQUADS USED TO BE BAD

    05/10/2011 4:25:24 AM PDT · by AustralianConservative · 9 replies
    The Telegraph (Sydney) ^ | May 10, 2011 | Tim Blair
    In 2009, leftoids Keith Olbermann and Jonathan Alter were shocked by Seymour Hersh’s claims that Dick Cheney ran assassination squads using military personnel to take out enemy targets – you know, just like the current President... “There’s a lot more that happened in that Bush administration, directly out of the vice-president’s office, that we don’t know about yet,” warned Alter, adding that once the full details become known, they “will curl our hair.” That last line would carry greater power if Alter weren’t bald. And also a screaming hypocrite. Now that Barack Obama is running an assassination squad – directly...
  • Team Six: From Cheney’s Secret Assassination Squad to Obama’s Super-Awesome Cleanup Crew

    05/03/2011 10:27:54 AM PDT · by Lakeshark · 25 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 5/3/2011 | Jim Treacher
    As if it weren’t ironic enough that the Nobel Peace Prize-winning, staunchly anti-war President Obama is taking personal credit for killing Osama Bin Laden, he actually sent the Naval Special Warfare Development Group, AKA DevGru, AKA Team Six to do it. Want to know more about Team Six? Here’s the second-smartest man on Earth to tell us what’s what:
  • Gays flee Iraq as Shia death squads find a new target

    08/06/2006 4:40:27 PM PDT · by NYer · 55 replies · 2,026+ views
    Guardian Unlimited ^ | August 6, 2006 | Jennifer Copestake
    Hardline Islamic insurgent groups in Iraq are targeting a new type of victim with the full protection of Iraqi law, The Observer can reveal. The country is seeing a sudden escalation of brutal attacks on what are being called the 'immorals' - homosexual men and children as young as 11 who have been forced into same-sex prostitution.There is growing evidence that Shia militias have been killing men suspected of being gay and children who have been sold to criminal gangs to be sexually abused. The threat has led to a rapid increase in the numbers of Iraqi homosexuals now seeking...
  • Iraqi Ambassador to Vatican Asks for World's Help to Stop (Arab Muslims led) Ethnic Cleansing

    12/17/2006 10:26:18 AM PST · by PRePublic · 5 replies · 462+ views
    Total Catholic ^ | Dec 4, 2006
    http://www.totalcatholic.com/universe/index.php?news_id=1959&start=0&category_id=4&parent_id=0&arcyear=&arcmonth= Iraqi Ambassador to Vatican Asks for World's Help to Stop Ethnic Cleansing By The Universe: The Iraqi ambassador to the Vatican has acknowledged the increasing violence in his country, but issued a plea for international support to promote stability. “Christians are fearing for their lives like other minorities trapped in this policy of ethnic cleansing,” he said.
  • Govt probes reports of anti-Israel terrorism plot

    08/03/2006 9:45:17 PM PDT · by Aussie Dasher · 258+ views
    A federal minister says the Government is investigating reports that a group of suicide bombers is being dispatched to attack Jewish interests in countries that support Israel. Newspaper reports say the Jakarta-based Asian Muslim Youth Movement claims the plan is being funded by two Australian-Indonesian businessmen. Human Services Minister Joe Hockey has told Channel 7 Australia was a terrorist target well before the recent increase in conflict between Lebanon and Israel. "We are a target, we always have been a target, we probably will be for a very long period of time," he said. "I can tell you that the...
  • FEATURE-Militias, armed gangs rule streets of Iraq

    02/27/2006 9:04:37 PM PST · by Flavius · 6 replies · 489+ views
    alertnet ^ | 28 Feb 2006 | Lin Noueihed
    BAGHDAD, Feb 28 (Reuters) - Look in the pockets of Iraqis whose jobs take them around Baghdad every day and you are likely to find a clutch of passes and identity cards, one for every police, military or militia checkpoint they may run into. "This one is says I'm Badr, this one I show to police, and I have the American press pass and my ordinary ID. I applied for a Mehdi Army pass on Friday but it hasn't arrived yet," said one Iraqi driver working for a foreign media organisation. "I am Sunni so these passes mean I don't...
  • 'Che' Paraphernalia: Killer Fashion

    03/27/2005 3:03:46 PM PST · by wagglebee · 34 replies · 1,400+ views
    NewsMax ^ | 3/27/05 | Carl Limbacher
    Thirty-eight years after Ernesto "Che" Guevara's death, the revolutionary and his familiar black beret, solemn face and burning eyes remain a surprisingly resilient fashion statement, reports the New Jersey Record. Guevara's image, as drawn by illustrator Alberto Korda, still appears on caps, T-shirts, posters, key rings, books and documentaries. But his status as a cultural icon has grown even bigger after the release of the 2004 film about a young Guevara: "The Motorcycle Diaries." Which is perplexing to those who knew the man - or simply know what he did. In contrast with the image of the idealistic Latin American...
  • The Iraqi "Death Squads" Myth

    01/12/2005 1:15:27 AM PST · by kattracks · 10 replies · 732+ views
    FrontPageMagazine.com ^ | 1/12/05 | Lt. Col. Gordon Cucullu
    Take an anonymous Pentagon leak from a “high level military officer,” add an appalling lack of knowledge of history, and compound it with ignorance of special warfare tactics. This process describes the article published by Newsweek breathlessly revealing that a “desperate” Defense Secretary Rumsfeld is “considering” employing the “Salvadoran option” to thwart the “growing quagmire” of the Iraq War. This terrible option, reports Newsweek, was used effectively in the counter-guerrilla wars in El Salvador in the early 1980s. It involves U.S. special operations forces leading indigenous “death squads” to root out and kill or capture enemy military and political leaders....
  • U.S. mulls 'death squads' in Iraq

    01/09/2005 7:54:06 AM PST · by PopGonzalez · 58 replies · 1,857+ views
    THE NEW YORK POST ^ | January 9, 2004 | ZACH HABERMAN
    "A report says government officials are reviewing a page from their old playbook to help deal with Iraqi guerrillas: sending special forces to train "death squads" to help install order."