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  • Berlin gets unwanted Ronald Reagan statue

    11/07/2019 4:56:33 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 49 replies
    Deutsche Welle ^ | 11.07.2019 | John Silk, Natalia Smolentceva
    US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will unveil a statue of former US President Ronald Reagan at the US Embassy on Friday, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday. […] For over 10 years, the United States has wanted to honor Reagan with a statue in Berlin. However, the administration of the capital had till now rejected numerous applications from US officials and dignitaries. Berliners had mixed reactions to the new statue. One older woman told DW that she was not opposed to a statue of Reagan as the US had been a “protecting power” over West Germany. But a man...
  • Just Don't Do It

    07/08/2019 7:58:01 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 19 replies ^ | July 8, 2019 | Ian Haworth
    Nike and Colin Kaepernick became the center of attention yet again last week after Nike withdrew an Independence Day-themed shoe called the “Air Max 1 USA," which featured the “Betsy Ross Flag” on its heel. The Nike pulled the shoe after the former NFL quarterback argued that Nike shouldn’t release a product which contained an “offensive” symbol with connections to an “era of slavery."Like clockwork, calls to boycott Nike erupted online. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) took to Twitter to encourage others to join him and #WalkAwayFromNike, with his call retweeted over 26,000 times in 5 days.“I love America. I stand...
  • Women’s player Allie Long tosses U.S. flag to the ground… Steps on it with Megan Rapinoe

    07/08/2019 6:31:06 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 105 replies ^ | July 7, 2019 10:13 pm | Kane
    @ALLIE_LONG I understand the excitement of the moment, but please NEVER disrespect the 🇺🇸 flag by dropping it on the ground! — Poetic Spaniard (@PoeticSpaniard) July 7, 2019 It appears that Allie Long wanted both hands free so as to better enact a self congratulatory hands in the air salute. This is unacceptable and demonstrates her priorities and lack of understanding on how one treats the flag. Twitter reaction was highly negative… Women’s national soccer team members Allie Long and Megan Rapinoe stepped on an American flag after Long dropped on the ground as they posed for post-game photos...
  • Trump escalates war of words with “Poor Man’s Don King” LaVar Ball

    The feud between President Donald Trump and basketball dad LaVar Ball escalated after the Commander in Chief called Ball “a poor man’s Don King” and an “ungrateful fool” The Wednesday morning tweet comes after the pair continue to argue about Trump’s role in securing the release of Ball’s son from a Chinese jail after he was held for shoplifting Louis Vitton sunglasses.
  • NFL LIVE Thread

    10/02/2017 10:38:16 PM PDT · by Bender2 · 131 replies
    If you think there is not evil alive and well in this world, then consider what two recent events prove. There were still-warm dead bodies on the ground in Las Vegas when the Left began claiming that is was only correct to place the fault and blame on the National Rifle Association and Trump supporters for not supporting their version of Gun Control to totally deny all US citizens the right to even own any 'assault weapons' of the Left's choosing. Of course, the Left's considers that the 'assault weapon' to cause evil, not the person who fired it in...
  • This Bills Player Did Something More Disrespectful than Kneel During the Anthem

    09/26/2017 9:48:31 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 43 replies ^ | September 26, 2017 | Courtney O'Brian
    Over 150 football players took a knee or remained in the locker room Sunday during the playing of the national anthem at NFL games across the country. Their choice to ignore the anthem came after President Trump called Colin Kaepernick an SOB for starting the controversial action to protest racial injustice.One Pittsburgh Steeler player actually stood for the anthem, only to later apologize to his teammates and franchise.As a Buffalo Bills fan, I had hoped at least they would remain standing for our law enforcement, as they've done in the past during the kneeling controversy. However, I was very mistaken....
  • Trump On Republicans

    07/23/2017 2:44:56 PM PDT · by be-baw · 76 replies
    Twitter ^ | July 23, 2017 | Donald Trump
    Donald J. Trump‏Verified account @realDonaldTrump It's very sad that Republicans, even some that were carried over the line on my back, do very little to protect their President. 1:14 PM - 23 Jul 2017
  • Germany Struggles to Make Immigrants Feel Welcome [semi-satire]

    10/18/2015 10:21:44 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 4 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 18 Oct 2015 | John Semmens
    Germany is taking some extraordinary steps to try to accommodate an estimated 1.5 million Muslim immigrants that will enter the country this year. In a number of locations German students have been assigned to perform domestic chores—including doing laundry, preparing meals and cleaning up after the immigrants. These tasks have been made more arduous and risky by the obnoxious behavior of some of the beneficiaries, which includes throwing their trash out the windows of the apartments provided for them and raping the females entering the premises to clean. Inhabitants of small towns being inundated by swarms of migrants have been...
  • ACLU Backs Montgomery County Student Who Refuses to Say Pledge of Allegiance

    04/26/2013 4:29:41 AM PDT · by markomalley · 37 replies
    NBC 4 DC ^ | 4/25/2013 | Erika Gonzalez
    She's an honor roll student and accomplished violinist. She also refuses to stand and recite the Pledge of Allegiance. Enidris Siurano, a student at Damascus High School, was born in Puerto Rico. Siurano says she hasn't recited the pledge since seventh grade to protest the political situation there. "The government that's there should be the one that's running it, not one that's miles and miles away," she said. But only recently has her refusal caused so much turmoil that she and her family turned to the ACLU of Maryland. "Enidris was repeatedly directed by her teacher to stand," said an...
  • Afghanistan, From Bad to Worse

    07/12/2012 7:54:00 AM PDT · by Notary Sojac · 7 replies ^ | 12 July 2012 | Steve Chapman
    If Charles Dickens were writing "A Tale of Two Cities" about today's Afghanistan, his opening line would be abbreviated: "It was the worst of times." "Sunday was a particularly deadly day in Afghanistan," reported the Associated Press this week. "Roadside bombs and militant attacks killed seven American soldiers, 19 Afghan civilians and seven Afghan policemen. "Violence erupted again on Monday as militants launched suicide attacks on two police headquarters and carried out other assaults that left 20 people dead -- three policemen, an Afghan prosecutor, two children and 14 attackers, according to officials." But when are there ever peaceful stretches...

    10/13/2011 10:22:57 PM PDT · by FreeKeys · 21 replies
    Libertarian Republican ^ | 10/12/2011 | Eric Dondero-
    The Prime Minster gave a speech to Parliament on Monday on reforming British immigration laws. He is immediately directing immigration officials in his administration to crack-down on immigrants from mostly Muslim countries who have no loyalties to Britain, British values or British culture.  •Forced Marriages to be a criminal offense •End to Anchor babies - Families will need to post a bond of thousands of pounds to bring in other family members from overseas •A call on all loyal Citizens of Great Britain to turn in illegal immigrants, particularly those who overstay their Visas •Lengthening and strengthening the Test...
  • Editorial: Greece’s Only Cure Is The Free Market

    06/28/2011 5:43:31 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 10 replies
    IBD Editorials ^ | June 28, 2011 | Staff
    Debt Crises: What a sorry spectacle to watch Greeks rioting in the streets in reaction to austerity measures. As if tantrums can change reality. It's Exhibit A of how socialism infantilizes citizens. The only cure is free markets. As Greece's legislature heads for a vote Wednesday to cut the size of its government by $40 billion in exchange for the last $17 billion of a $156 billion International Monetary Fund bailout on July 3, the world's television screens are flooded with images of young "indignantes" calling a riotous 48 hour-strike in Athens. Steeped in socialism for decades, these Greeks see...
  • Haitians denounce occupation after U.S. troops arrived at the National Palace

    01/19/2010 3:31:19 PM PST · by FromLori · 49 replies · 1,120+ views
    Port au Prince (AFP) .- Hundreds of Haitians attended on Tuesday, between resignation and anger, the impressive helicopters landing of U.S. troops in the presidential palace, in an act considered by many a loss of sovereignty. "It's an occupation. The palace is the country, represents our power, our face, our pride," Feodor Desanges criticism. A week after the earthquake that devastated the Haitian capital, leaving between 100,000 and 200,000 dead, this was the first time that the Haitians were able to observe the troops sent by the U.S. in the downtown. "I have not seen distributing food in the city...
  • Tiger Woods' Mistress Romp as Father Died

    12/14/2009 9:01:55 AM PST · by Dr. Scarpetta · 74 replies · 3,413+ views
    NY Post ^ | 12/14/09 | CHUCK BENNETT and CATHY BURKE
    Insatiable links lecher Tiger Woods was in bed with an underwear-model mistress when he learned his beloved dad had died, according to a bombshell report. Woods visited dying dad Earl, 74, who was in a hospice, on May 2, 2006 -- then returned to his Newport Beach, Calif., home for a quickie with Jamie Jungers, reported the British tabloid News of the World. When a 3 a.m. call came from Woods' mom saying the golfer's dad was dead, Jungers told the paper, "I was beside [Tiger] wearing nothing but a pair of panties. "She called to tell him that his...
  • Ungrateful Flyers

    01/30/2009 11:53:44 AM PST · by TruthHound · 31 replies · 1,113+ views ^ | 1/30/09 | Mike Gallagher
    The headline in USA Today gave me a sinking feeling: “US Airways Gives Passengers On Flight $5000.00 Each -- Passengers Wonder, Is it Enough?” Is it enough? Is anything ever enough anymore? It is absolutely, positively inconceivable that anyone aboard the miraculous US Airways Airbus whose pilot made a safe water landing after birds were sucked into the engines would expect US Airways to fork over a ton of money to them. This was one great story: a pilot makes a split-second decision to ditch into the frigid waters of the Hudson River, a decision that saved everyone on board...
  • On the edge of common sense: Beliefs encourage US to aid ungrateful world

    08/17/2008 4:50:53 PM PDT · by B4Ranch · 5 replies · 208+ views ^ | August 16, 2008 | Baxter Black
    Juxtaposed on opposite pages of the BBC International newspaper were two stories: "..thousands of people (in Seoul, South Korea) protesting against resumption of U.S. Beef imports..." and "The U.S. announced that it will send half a million tons of food aid to North Korea." How can two so closely connected groups of people hold such strong opposite opinions about the safety of U.S. food exports? Easy. It's the haves vs. the have-nots. South Korea is a strong democratic nation, our ally, who owes its existence to the U.S. and the United Nations. It has the luxury to be choosey. Its...
  • Punish U.S. soldier who shot at Quran

    05/19/2008 4:57:59 PM PDT · by forkinsocket · 25 replies · 160+ views
    CNN ^ | May 19, 2008 | Staff
    BAGHDAD, Iraq (CNN) -- Iraq's most powerful Sunni Arab political party on Monday said a U.S. soldier's desecration of the Quran, the Muslim holy book, requires the "severest of punishments," not just an apology and a military reassignment. The Iraqi Islamic Party, the movement of Iraqi Vice President Tariq al-Hashimi, condemned what it said was a "blatant assault on the sanctities of Muslims all over the world." An American staff sergeant who was a sniper section leader used a Quran for target practice on May 9. The U.S. commander in Baghdad on Saturday issued a formal apology and read a...
  • Mexico's frustration with U.S. immigration policy builds

    11/21/2007 7:50:42 AM PST · by Sonora · 113 replies · 123+ views
    The Statesman ^ | November 17, 2007 | Jeremy Schwartz
    Mexico's frustration with U.S. immigration policy builds Government, advocates are calling for measures to influence U.S. public opinion. By Jeremy Schwartz MEXICO CITY BUREAU Saturday, November 17, 2007 MEXICO CITY — Anger in Mexico is growing in the wake of a number of new state laws in the United States considered by critics to be anti-Mexican, a shift probably reflected in President Felipe Calderón's verbal lashing this week of U.S. presidential candidates. In tougher rhetoric toward U.S. immigration policies, Calderón scolded presidential candidates for using migrants as thematic hostages and announced a media campaign aimed at influencing American public opinion....
  • Are you a BigotNaziHomo? Take the Quiz!

    05/31/2007 8:11:04 PM PDT · by SeafoodGumbo · 10 replies · 937+ views
    My Pet Jawa ^ | 05-31-07 | Ragnar "Dirty" Sanchez-Danneskjold, BigotNaziHomo
    Are You a BigotNaziHomo? Take the Quiz! Question 1: Do these images, taken recently at a California high school, raise your heart rate and/or blood pressure? (BELOW THE FOLD) Question 2: If you are an "Anglo," do any of the following RacistHateNazi terms mean anything at all to you?"Reconquista," "Alamo," "Lopez de Santa Anna," "Texian," "Guadalupe Hidalgo," "bracero," "law," "border," "national sovereignty" Question 3: Do you think people living in the United States should learn English? Question 4: Are you angry with George W. Bush? Question 5: Do you have a problem with the fact that violent criminal aliens are...
  • As More Homeless Men Pour into Grace Episcopal, Complaints Rise (The Disgruntled Homeless)

    02/07/2007 3:18:40 PM PST · by Diana in Wisconsin · 37 replies · 682+ views ^ | February 7, 2007 | Pat Schneider
    People seem to care more about the pit-bull dogs seized in a recent drug raid, Larry Petty said, than they do about men like him, who line up in the cold every night to race for a cot in Madison's oldest homeless shelter. "No one pays any attention," said Petty, 48, a standout on the University of Wisconsin-Madison basketball team in the late 1970s who recently finished a prison term and now lives on the streets. He was among a couple of dozen men waiting in frigid temperatures Tuesday for the doors to open at the men's shelter at Grace...