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  • Dancing on a hero's grave

    11/02/2006 2:28:19 PM PST · by knighthawk · 7 replies · 498+ views
    NY Daily News ^ | November 02 2006
    Let all decent human beings this day remember Werner Foerster, a New Jersey state trooper slain in 1973 - for tonight there will be a nauseating gathering to celebrate (yes, celebrate) the armed prison break that freed one of Foerster's convicted killers. An organization that should know better, the big public employee union SEIU Local 1199, has opened an auditorium at its headquarters to a group that lionizes fugitive Joanne Chesimard, aka Assata Shakur, as a heroine whose "liberation" from prison 27 years ago it considers a bright moment in American history. Sponsors of the Hands Off Assata Campaign include...
  • Colorado Student Quits High School Choir Over Islamic Song Praising 'Allah'

    02/17/2012 4:26:32 PM PST · by Iam1ru1-2 · 9 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | FoxNews.com
    A Colorado high school student says he quit the school choir after an Islamic song containing the lyric "there is no truth except Allah" made it into the repertoire. James Harper, a senior at Grand Junction High School in Grand Junction, put his objection to singing "Zikr," a song written by Indian composer A.R. Rahman, in an email to Mesa County School District 51 officials. When the school stood by choir director Marcia Wieland's selection, Harper said, he quit. "I donít want to come across as a bigot or a racist, but I really donít feel it is appropriate for...