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Israeli Forces Accused Of 'Trigger Happy' Killings Of Palestinians
Thu Feb 27, 2014
In reply to: chefaz-1319563 #1.3 Hi Chef; FedUp: You've both spelled it out quite clearly; nothing more for me to say and, yes, this new Newsvine format really does stink. Amnesty International (as well as Reuters for that matter) remain mute whenever the carnage is in Israel. What else is new! …
'Free El Chapo': Mexicans March for Jailed Drug Lord
Thu Feb 27, 2014
In reply to: gallahad123 #1.2 These drug lords can't operate without the cooperation of at least some of the populace, so they pay them off. The shmucks who want him released are the "privileged" payess.
Teen Killed Over Prank Celebrated by Schoolmates and Family
Sat Feb 22, 2014
In reply to: 1914nice #1.1 Agreed! This is what will happen if concealed carry gun nuts get their way - the average Joe will become judge, jury, and executioner. Human nature being what it is, we cannot and should not permit people to pack heat in the streets unless their occupations require conceal …
Why Taxpayers Will Bail Out the Rich When the Next Storm Hits
Tue Feb 18, 2014
In reply to: kaybeetoys #15People should have the right to build anywhere they want in this country, but also bear the consequences of their own imprudence. That being said, I wonder who at FEMA is getting greased.
Israel 'Should Expect a Reaction' If Peace Talks Fail: Official
Wed Feb 12, 2014
In reply to: Tarzan7 #1.2 Tarzan: Perhaps you should join the apes in the Gaza Strip. Remove the Islamist fundamentalists and there will be peace. Here is the problem: Covenant of the Islamic Resistance Movement. See: “Avalon Project: Hamas Covenant 1988,” Yale University School of Law f …
Italy to investigate Amanda Knox judge over 'not appropriate' comments to media
Tue Feb 4, 2014
"Florence judge Alessandro Nencini told two newspapers on Saturday that he agreed with the guilty verdict and said it was difficult to reach because of the amount of evidence and media coverage of the case." (bold typeface added for emphasis.) Was he trying real hard to reach a guilty verdict? There …
Israel defense minister's attack on Kerry criticized, called 'refreshing'
Wed Jan 15, 2014
Does SB (#1.13) stand for "simple brain?" You quite arrogantly profess to know the reasons for antisemitism that much greater minds than yours have for centuries been unable to explain. The reason it hasn't been adequately expalined until now is that it defies reason, and the only ones who claimed t …
Israelis pay last respects as body of Ariel Sharon lies in state
Sun Jan 12, 2014
"We have become more confident in victory with the departure of this tyrant," said Sami Abu Zuhri, spokesman for Hamas, the Islamist faction governing Gaza" That is exactly the problem. Rather than expressing confidence in "peace," they remain true to form. Sharon understood this all too well. H …
The most loved, and hated, gun in America
Fri Dec 13, 2013
A dangerous toy in the hands of irresponsible humans. I challenge anyone to give me one cogent reason why the average Joe needs an AR-15...and don't bring up the second amendment in your argument.
'We will not be silent': Families of victims vow to bring 'Newtown effect' to gun-control debate
Thu Dec 12, 2013
"Guns do not make a nation safer, say US doctors who have compared the rate of firearms-related deaths in countries where many people own guns with the death rate in countries where gun ownership is rare. Their findings, published Wednesday in the prestigious American Journal of Medicine, debunk the …
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