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  • Turning Turkey into a ‘zombie’ nation of undesirables

    11/29/2018 9:15:55 PM PST · by Texas Fossil · 12 replies
    Ahval (Events) ^ | Nov 12 2018 | Yavuz Baydar
    Recent row during a Turkish parliamentary commission meeting spoke volumes. “We are cleansing everybody,” said the legislative body’s chairman, a member of the Justice and Development Party. “Everybody” means all who disagree with the AKP. “Cleansing” is the pattern established by the party of dismissing “everybody” from state institutions, public office. With Turkey in the third year of the post-coup period, the purge has not slowed. Discontent is being voiced. “Look, esteemed chairman,” roared Kurdish MP Meral Danis Bestas, “when the time comes and when you become subject to criminal charges, I and my friends will not hesitate to come...
  • I Really Didn’t Need to See That (Republican Memorabilia Fatal When Real Estate Agents Show Houses)

    02/22/2010 3:24:16 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 40 replies · 1,676+ views
    New York Magazine ^ | Feb 14, 2010 | S.Jhoanna Robledo
    Nearly every apartment-shopper has had it happen. You’re walking through a new place. You like what you see. And then … something goes awry. Terribly, uncomfortably awry. Broker Samantha Kleier Forbes tells this story: She was taking clients through a very chic Upper East Side co-op when she brushed against a desk, jostling the computer’s mouse and awakening the screen from its sleep mode, revealing a hard-core fetish-porn site. “I think we’re done here,” the buyers said quietly—and bolted. The deal-killers are not always quite so dramatic, of course. Prudential Douglas Elliman’s Darren Sukenik saw open houses at a downtown...
  • Obama, Ginsburg, and the Ghost of Margaret Sanger

    08/22/2009 4:08:46 AM PDT · by Scanian · 328+ views
    The American Thinker ^ | August 22, 2009 | Miguel A. Guanipa
    From what surely must vie for the title of "Dingiest Gorge in Hell", the perdition bound soul of Margaret Sanger, posthumous Queen of the radical feminist movement, was unbeknownst summoned -- and just as quickly retired to the infernal pit where it likely makes its eternal home -- by a very artless and candid response from Supreme Court Judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg, during a recent, hardly publicized, New York Times Magazine interview. Billed as a serious enquiry into the psyche of the esteemed judge, the interchange consisted primarily of a whole lot of tedious bewailing the female gene's perennial struggle...
  • Supreme Court Justice Says Abortion Is Essential to “Prune Excess Population”

    07/18/2009 7:31:39 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 53 replies · 1,316+ views
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 18 July 2009 | John Semmens
    In an interview with New York Times reporter Emily Bazelon, US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg defended the controversial Roe vs. Wade decision that legalized abortion throughout the United States, calling it “essential for ensuring that society can lawfully control population growth.” Ginsburg said she was concerned that since the 1973 Court case was decided some states have taken measures aimed at limiting the scope of abortions. “This is a case, I think, where society must preserve its options,” Ginsburg said. “Requiring under-age girls to get parental permission, for example, is a step in precisely the wrong direction. These...
  • Ginsburg: I thought Roe was to rid undesirables

    07/08/2009 6:57:10 PM PDT · by pissant · 228 replies · 6,400+ views
    WND ^ | 7/8/09 | staff
    In an astonishing admission, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg says she was under the impression that legalizing abortion with the 1973 Roe. v. Wade case would eliminate undesirable members of the populace, or as she put it "populations that we don't want to have too many of." Her remarks, set to be published in the New York Times Magazine this Sunday but viewable online now, came in an in-depth interview with Emily Bazelon titled, "The Place of Women on the Court." (snip) Question: Are you talking about the distances women have to travel because in parts of the...
  • Should Free Republic become a paid subscription service?

    06/23/2006 12:27:30 PM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 474 replies · 9,059+ views
    Vanity | 6/23/2006 | Berlin_Freeper
    I am not certain what the legal ramifications would be in changing Free Republic from donations to a subscription service. It seems to me the switch may be detrimental to legal issues such as copyrights. If that is true I'd appreciate if someone could briefly explain that to me. However if that is not the case here is my suggestion: I have been wondering about this for some time now and have not seen any discussions about it. So I would like to ask: Is it time for Free Republic to become an online subscription service? Currently, the site is...
  • Arrest made in Spotsylvania beating (illegal)

    08/23/2005 10:17:06 AM PDT · by CCCnative · 23 replies · 1,268+ views
    NBC12 News ^ | August 18, 2005 | Minnie Roh
    An illegal alien, Jose Ramirez, 28, has been arrested and charged with the brutal beating of a 15-year-old girl who allegedly ignored his whistles at a construction site in Spotsylvania County. Police say the 15 year old girl suffered a broken nose, bone fracture to the right side of her face and received approximately 30 stitches to her face and back of her head. Police say the 15 year old girl was walking by on a road, when Ramirez, who was working on a construction project at a nearby townhouse, whistled at her. Witnesses told police the next thing they...
  • Defeated Kerry sits in cold

    01/20/2005 4:09:28 PM PST · by Aussie Dasher · 112 replies · 4,770+ views ^ | 21 January 2005 | Thomas Ferraro
    US Democratic Senator John Kerry of Massachusetts, who had hoped to replace George W. Bush as president yesterday, instead sat in the cold and clapped as the Republican began a second four-year term. Iowa Democratic Senator Tom Harkin patted Senator Kerry on the back shortly before the inauguration Senator Kerry had hoped would be his. As Mr Bush delivered his inaugural address, Senator Kerry, about 10m away on the steps of the US Capitol, joined other lawmakers and the crowd in repeated applause. Senator Kerry looked relaxed, at times wistful. He frequently smiled, able to hide any disappointment over what...
  • Freeper update: A PROTEST/RIOT is Planed in Seattle if Bush is reelected- Be careful Seattle!

    10/27/2004 7:39:00 PM PDT · by Northwesterner · 112 replies · 3,368+ views
    The Stranger ^ | October 28, 2004 | Jenn Green
    PROTEST ZONES by Jenn Green If Bush Wins--or Steals--This Election, Don't Just Sit There If Bush gets reelected on November 2--if half of our fellow citizens lose their minds, or if he manages to steal the election again--storming Seattle's federal offices, prisons, and property will let him know that we're not going down without a fight this time. Here's a list of federal sites in Seattle that could be perfect places to protest: JACKSON FEDERAL BUILDING--915 Second Ave. The Jackson Federal Building, which houses everything from the Office of Civil Rights (ironic, no?) to the U.S. Government bookstore, was the...
  • U.S. Pacifists Volunteer to Risk Own Lives in Baghdad

    09/29/2002 9:02:58 AM PDT · by Excuse_My_Bellicosity · 25 replies · 210+ views
    Salt Lake Tribune ^ | Sunday, September 29, 2002 | GREG BARRETT
    WASHINGTON -- For $2,000, you can risk your life in Baghdad. Included in that price: round-trip airfare from the United States, ground transportation from Jordan to Iraq, and lodging in a $10-a-night hotel where rats gnaw on the floorboards and a cluttered basement doubles as a bomb shelter. While the Middle East braces for war, about three dozen self-described peaceniks will rotate into Iraq on renewable 10-day visas for as long as a threat exists. The pacifists range in age from 25 to 77. They are coming from all over the country -- from Florida to Washington, from Louisiana to...
  • WTO Allows EU to Impose Sanctions

    08/30/2002 4:03:54 PM PDT · by Excuse_My_Bellicosity · 15 replies · 226+ views
    FoxNews ^ | 30 Aug 2002 | unknown
    <p>GENEVA — The World Trade Organization on Friday ruled that the European Union can impose trade sanctions of up to $4 billion against the United States in a tax dispute, 20 times the amount levied in any previous WTO spat.</p>
  • 'Deported' imam still in Britain

    05/24/2002 5:11:53 PM PDT · by dighton · 2 replies · 136+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 05/25/2002 | Sean O'Neill
    A Pakistani cleric whose deportation was ordered four years ago because his alleged active support for a Kashmiri terrorist group represented “a danger to national security” is still living freely in Britain.Shafique Ur Rehman, 30, has been accused of raising money and gathering recruits for Lashkar Tayyaba, one of the groups accused of attacking the Indian parliament in New Delhi last year.In 1998 his deportation as “an undesirable” to Pakistan was ordered by Jack Straw, then Home Secretary. MI5 investigations into Rehman, 30, who is imam at a mosque in Oldham, Greater Manchester, found that “his activities directly support terrorism...