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Canadian Muslim sentenced for firebombing Jewish institutions
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Death of the Russian Rambo
Posted by: Anonymoose || 02/13/2009 15:08 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6495 views] Top|| File under:

#1  A giant at 6ft 7in with a wild straggly beard, the man lived in an old shack and self-made camps, hunted animals for food and only ventured out of the forest in summer when he wouldn't leave footprints leading back to where he lived.

And hence the Big Foot legend began...
Posted by: JohnQC || 02/13/2009 21:17 Comments || Top||

#2  he really didn't want too pay that alimony did he
Posted by: rabid whitetail || 02/13/2009 21:41 Comments || Top||


Africa Subsaharan
'Mugabe assassination plotter' arrested
A Zimbabwean ministerial nominee, known for his alleged plot to kill President Robert Mugabe has been captured in the capital, Harare. Former lawmaker Roy Bennett, who in 2006 took asylum in South Africa when he was accused of plotting to assassinate the leader, was arrested by the police on Friday.

Bennett returned the country on January 30 to take the post of deputy agriculture minister after being nominated by Premier Morgan Tsvangirai. The white politician started confronting the ruling system when he was stripped of his farm as part of a land reform eight years ago.

"We understand that they are taking him to Marondera, where there is notorious torture and interrogation base," said Tsvangirai's party the Movement for Democratic Change, AFP reported.

Some describe the accusations and treatment he has received from the Mugabe government as unfair. "I am scared because I don't know what faces me on the other side," said Bennett who currently serves as the MDC treasurer general after his arrival.

Tsvangirai and Mugabe's perpetual political row saw many opposition figures including the premier himself repeatedly arrested. However, the two have lately agreed to form a unity government. Each leader has been given almost half the say in the make-up of the unity cabinet but Mugabe is yet to name his ministers.
Outrage and condemnation from POTUS and the UN no doubt coming soon.
Posted by: Besoeker || 02/13/2009 11:28 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6464 views] Top|| File under:


Bangladesh
Unruly students confine teachers, staff for 10hrs
Police freed over three hundred teachers and employees of Ahsanullah University of Science and Technology (AUST) from their terrible ordeal of confinement for over 10 hours at its Tejgaon premises.

About 600 students of the Civil Engineering Department of the university confined those teachers and employees to the university building at 11 am protesting the expulsion of their two fellow students.

Police freed them at 9 pm by charging truncheons on the agitating students leaving around 20 students injured while five others were arrested.

The students padlocked the main entrance of the university and vandalised its furniture demanding cancellation of the authorities' decision of expelling the two students.

During the agitation, they also set chairs, tables and other furniture on fire in the evening and said they would not sit for the exams scheduled for Saturday.

Witnesses said confined teachers and staffers of the university including women remained unfed from 11 am to 9:30 pm.

The university authorities on February 3 expelled those two students of the Civil Engineering Department for three terms for their brawl with students of the Electrical Engineering Department on November 27.

Following the incident of November 27 a probe committee was formed that recommended expulsion of the two students on January 10.

But the protesters termed the investigation report biased and demanded withdrawal of the decision. They said they would stay back on the campus until their demand is met.
Posted by: Fred || 02/13/2009 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6463 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Were they Moslem?
Posted by: newc || 02/13/2009 1:46 Comments || Top||

#2  Uncivil Engineering students Zero

Truncheon wielding Ahsanullah Police Dept. 20
Posted by: Besoeker || 02/13/2009 6:56 Comments || Top||


Britain
Baby-faced boy is father at 13
Posted by: tipper || 02/13/2009 00:13 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6499 views] Top|| File under:

#1  I'd advise him to seek a paternity test.

I'd advise the police the police to arrest everyone involved. The police need advising as they're somewhat crap.
Posted by: Bulldog || 02/13/2009 3:04 Comments || Top||

#2  I was riding my bike along the levee the other day and saw a couple of kids who looked about 13 on the river side. The boy was sitting up and the girl was face down in his lap, actively.
Posted by: Glenmore || 02/13/2009 9:49 Comments || Top||

#3  How long have you been experiencing these teenage flashbacks Glenmore?
Posted by: Besoeker || 02/13/2009 10:47 Comments || Top||

#4  So, is Maisie preggers yet?
Posted by: Fred || 02/13/2009 11:42 Comments || Top||

#5  Audubon Park area Glenmore?
Posted by: .5MT || 02/13/2009 12:36 Comments || Top||

#6  Besoeker - not even in my dreams at that age.

Half - Nope. Upriver suburbia.
Posted by: Glenmore || 02/13/2009 13:25 Comments || Top||

#7  Chantelle and Maisie were released from hospital yesterday. They are living with Penny, Chantelle’s jobless dad Steve, 43, and her five brothers in a rented council house in Eastbourne. The family live on benefits.

Pretty much says it all....I suspect that more "local" news sources will be reporting on this kind of social-engineering in the good old USA soon....
Posted by: Uncle Phester || 02/13/2009 13:59 Comments || Top||

#8  umm, it's already happening in the US just so much it doesn't get reported much in the media
Posted by: rabid whitetail || 02/13/2009 21:44 Comments || Top||


Europe
Spanish Families Defy Mandatory Homosexual Indoctrination in Schools
Spanish families who are resisting their government's mandatory homosexualist indoctrination program have made a video expressing their defiance.

"Freedom begins with defiance" the video begins. It then includes scenes of adults, teenagers, and children expressing their rejection of the classes, which are being given as a required civics course in the nation's schools, both public and private.

"We're not giving in" says one mother. "We're not going to enter the classes," say two teenagers. "We're going to continue fighting ... for our freedom and the freedom of all," say two groups of families.

The video has appeared in the wake of a recent decision by the Spanish Supreme Court, which has not been formally announced yet, but which purportedly confirms that the government may compel students to take the course, which is entitled "Education for Citizenship and Human Rights."

Although the course is billed as a type of civics instruction, it has been criticized for promoting secularist values strongly opposed to Christianity, including homosexualist ideology.

The course seeks to lead children to make a "critical evaluation of the social and sexual division of labor and racist, xenophobic, sexist, and homophobic social prejudices" and instructs teachers to "revise the student's attitude towards homosexuality." It also inculcates students with moral relativism, basing ethical standards on the opinions of society rather than religious teaching or unchanging natural law.

Despite the national Supreme Court's decision, families and even whole provinces are continuing to defy the government's attempt to impose the program. The Madrid association, Parents in Action, has recently filed over 130 new objections to Education for Citizenship, which may also be tested in the courts. The province of Andalucia's Supreme Court of Justice has also recently ruled in favor of conscientious objectors, ignoring the national Supreme Court's decision.
Posted by: Anonymoose || 02/13/2009 11:27 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6466 views] Top|| File under:


India-Pakistan
Dacoit escaping police pursuit killed by Tanker
Two dacoits, escaping police pursuit, collided with a speedy water tanker in Korangi Industial area in Karachi. The accident left one dacoit dead while other sustained injuries on Thursday, police sources said. According to details, police singled two bike riders to halt but they, refusing to obey orders, increased bike speed following that police, in pursuit of them, opened fire, which dacoits retaliated. Meanwhile, they collided with speedy water tanker coming from the front. Police said they arrested one injured dacoit and recovered weaponry and a bike from his possession.
Posted by: Fred || 02/13/2009 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6466 views] Top|| File under:


Home Front: Culture Wars
New York: Founder and CEO of Muslim TV channel beheads wife
Posted by: tipper || 02/13/2009 19:31 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6500 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Muzzammil Hassan is the founder and chief executive officer of Bridges TV, which he launched in 2004, amid hopes that it would help portray Muslims in a more positive light.

Well, Muzzammil, it might be just me, but I don't think beheading the wife is really the right approach towards achieving your noble goal...
Posted by: tu3031 || 02/13/2009 20:44 Comments || Top||

#2  Well Metamucil, how's the portraying of Muslims in a more positive light working out for you?
Posted by: JohnQC || 02/13/2009 21:13 Comments || Top||


#4  More -- I googled. There are two stories about this on the website of one of the Buffalo television stations. Here's one of the stories. Apparently the couple arrived on our fair shores from Pakistan. Their four children arrived in Buffalo in the usual way, I imagine.
Posted by: trailing wife || 02/13/2009 21:30 Comments || Top||

#5  damn, he might need a PR firm to spin this
Posted by: Frank G || 02/13/2009 22:54 Comments || Top||



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  Canadian Muslim sentenced for firebombing Jewish institutions
Thu 2009-02-12
  Pak arrests 'main operator' in Mumbai attacks
Wed 2009-02-11
  Taliban Attack Afghan Government Buildings, Killing 20
Tue 2009-02-10
  FBI woman sexually harassed me: 26/11 accused terrorist
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  Female Tamil Tiger bomber kills 28 after hiding among refugees
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Sat 2009-02-07
  Russia allows transit of US military supplies
Fri 2009-02-06
  Islamabad High Court frees AQ Khan
Thu 2009-02-05
  Thirty dead in Pakistan blast: hospital
Wed 2009-02-04
  Bridge Attack Severs Afghan Supply Route
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  Somalia orders recapture of Baidoa
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  Bomber in police uniform kills 21 Afghan policemen
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  Sheikh Sharif elected as Somalia's president
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