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Moisture in peanut butter plant spread salmonella
Posted by: gorb || 04/06/2007 06:10 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6474 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Salmon with peanut butter? Yerg!
Posted by: Zenster || 04/06/2007 17:22 Comments || Top||


Fifth Column
Alternative Easter Egg Hunt Near White House to Use Fake Cluster Bombs
WASHINGTON — Anti-war and human rights activists plan an unusual take on the Easter egg hunt by holding an Easter cluster-bomb hunt on Monday.

Fake cluster bombs made by children will be scattered around Lafayette Park, north of the White House. Hundreds of people will attend the White House Easter Egg Roll while activists hold their alternative cluster-bomb hunt on the other side of the executive mansion.

Brian Hennessey, a spokesman for the Vineeta Foundation, a group sponsor, said the event aims to be humorous and fun for kids. Organizers also want to bring attention that cluster bombs cause death and destruction, Hennessey said.
Sick
A cluster bomb releases several hundred smaller bombs that might explode or linger on the ground as land mines, which are often found and picked up by children. Vineeta Foundation is chaired by Radia Daoussi, a Fulbright Scholar and Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Scholar trained at Johns Hopkins School of Public Health.
Posted by: Icerigger || 04/06/2007 12:03 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6471 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Show some balls, assholes.
Use real ones.
Posted by: tu3031 || 04/06/2007 12:29 Comments || Top||

#2  How about a "resistance" fighter egg hunt, with little papier mache human heads and model Qassam rockets hidden around the area?

A truly educational peace movement Easter egg hunt would feature millions of little Cambodian skulls rather than eggs.

Posted by: Atomic Conspiracy || 04/06/2007 13:16 Comments || Top||

#3  How about an uncensored display for the kiddies to show them what a car bomb does to real mommies and kiddies at a market place in Baghdad? How about showing them real hiding places for daddies and mommies and kiddies who are afraid of the AQ trolls who come in the night and really cut off heads?
Posted by: Procopius2k || 04/06/2007 13:27 Comments || Top||

#4  Child abuse.
Posted by: Icerigger || 04/06/2007 13:42 Comments || Top||

#5  Woohoo...Atomic Conspiracy gets a hat tip from the Lizard Overlord
Posted by: Seafarious || 04/06/2007 14:36 Comments || Top||

#6  You and Icerigger have now received due credit, Seafarious, though not from the Great One himself.
Posted by: Atomic Conspiracy || 04/06/2007 14:48 Comments || Top||

#7  ...directly on par with HAMAS children dressing as "suicide bombers"...
Posted by: borgboy2001 || 04/06/2007 14:55 Comments || Top||

#8  The USAF has a problem that cluster bombs would do a good job solving. But they understand that there are some people out there who don't like the idea of cluster bombs. So rather than drop any cluster bombs, they have decided to take volunteers from the ranks upon ranks of these hypocritical clueless armchair-general whiners to save humanity by going in on foot and do the job of these bomblets using a "Please Be Nice" sign rather than use actual cluster bombs.

Do we have any takers?

[Crickets]

OK, let's take it down a notch or two: Maybe some of the hypocritical clueless ivory-tower armchair-general whiners could go over and teach the kids to leave these things alone, or at least to also teach the kids' loving parents how to get their kids to leave these things alone? And not to cause such trouble in the first place that it necessitates these the use of these things, unlike their parents.

[Silence]

The crickets must be tired.
Posted by: gorb || 04/06/2007 17:32 Comments || Top||


Home Front: WoT
Pima County (AZ) aiding and abetting illegals
The population of illegal aliens already in the United States has been estimated at 12-20 million, with a crowd of another two million arriving each year, including thousands through the lengthy and largely remote border Pima County, Ariz., shares with Mexico.
That's where I live, BTW.

One activist says the reason is the power structure in the county actually endorses such immigration – because the workers provide a source of low-cost labor for the region's booming construction industry, and what's good for business is what's good for everyone. But Roy Warden objects to the premise, believing the illegals are exploited in Mexico before they leave, they are blackmailed on their way into the U.S., and they are exploited after they arrive.

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Posted by: Jackal || 04/06/2007 19:16 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6491 views] Top|| File under:

#1  most leftists and democrats want to import "votes" (illegals). Republican and business leaders are also guilty of wanting illegal cheap labor. In my mind they offer equal damage to the Nation and should be punished accordingly. Let them live in Mexico as Mexican nationals, and pitch their shit among the natives
Posted by: Frank G || 04/06/2007 20:18 Comments || Top||

#2  China. Mexico. Which is the more progressive in developing their economy and improving the lot of their people? Who'd thought commies would be better than family oligarchies?
Posted by: Procopius2k || 04/06/2007 23:19 Comments || Top||


India-Pakistan
Himachal Pradesh to sterilise 65,000 monkeys
SHIMLA: A state government in northern India has announced plans to sterilise tens of thousands of monkeys after complaints from farmers that the animals are destroying their crops.

Thousands of farmers and activists gathered outside the state legislature of Himachal Pradesh’s capital Shimla this week to demand action from the government.

"We now plan to operate on 65,000 monkeys in urban areas of the state," said the state Forest Minister Ram Lal Thakur late on Thursday.

After sterilisation, the monkeys will be observed for five days before being released again.

The government is training veterinarians for this massive sterilisation programme. Thakur did not say how long the sterilisation scheme would take.

There are more than 300,000 monkeys in the state, up from an estimated 60,000 in 1985, according to government figures.

Wildlife experts say monkeys come into conflict with humans when their natural habitat in forests is destroyed.
Posted by: John Frum || 04/06/2007 10:42 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6471 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Yeah, I'd like to see this happen. Firs they have to catch 65K of these critters. I wonder how many fingers are going to be bitten off in that little exercise.

Then they have to perform surgery on them? Or is surgery a bit too delicate a term? Regardless, this is going to cost a heap and and take a long, long time. I wonder if the monkeys will breed faster than the vets can sterilize them. Must be muzzie monkeys.
Posted by: remoteman || 04/06/2007 12:39 Comments || Top||

#2  Just shoot the damn monkeys, they're acting like these monkeys are really small people, they're NOT.
Posted by: Redneck Jim || 04/06/2007 14:06 Comments || Top||

#3  #2: you are obviously not a fan of "Lancelot Link"...or the POTA classics flics...
Posted by: borgboy2001 || 04/06/2007 14:57 Comments || Top||

#4  Never heard of them, but they're saying the monkeys are "Destroying Crops" so that puts them squarely in the "Vermin" category, (Along with Raccoons, Possums, Deer and Rabbits) and vermin Death is appropriate over human starvation.
Posted by: Redneck Jim || 04/06/2007 17:00 Comments || Top||

#5  Monkeys? ummmmm. Good eatin.
Posted by: Xenophone || 04/06/2007 17:47 Comments || Top||


Home Front: Culture Wars
Seattle Sending High School Children To 'White Privilege Conference' In Colorado
For the first time, Seattle Public Schools are sending students from four high schools to attend the annual White Privilege Conference, sponsored by the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, the University of Denver, Teaching Tolerance, Study Circles Resource Center, The Matrix, Center for Judaic Studies, GLSEN, and many more organizations. Speakers include Geneva Gay, Peggy McIntosh, Joy Leary, John-Paul Chaisson-Cardenas and many others who are actively engaged in anti-racism.

This year's conference takes place in Colorado Springs from April 18th through the 21st. There are workshops designed specifically for youth, as well as sessions open to all conference participants. We are very excited about this opportunity for students and teachers to grow and learn together at an intense 3-day conference. In support of increasing student voice related to school reform and equity, funding for students to attend the WPC is provided through the small learning communities grant.

From their website:
" The annual White Privilege Conference (WPC) serves as a yearly opportunity to examine and explore difficult issues related to white privilege, white supremacy and oppression. WPC provides a forum for critical discussions about diversity, multicultural education and leadership, social justice, race/racism, sexual orientation, gender relations, religion and other systems of privilege/oppression. WPC is recognized as a challenging, empowering and educational experience. The workshops, keynotes and institutes not only inform participants, but engage and challenge them, while providing practical tips and strategies for combating inequality.

"The conference participants and presenters include corporate and non-profit community members, students, educators, activists, musicians and artists. This conference is not about beating up on white folks. This conference is about critically examining the society in which we live and working to dismantle systems of power, prejudice, privilege and oppression."
Posted by: Anonymoose || 04/06/2007 10:38 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6480 views] Top|| File under:

#1  What, no networking or mentoring? It's not what you know, it's who you know!
Posted by: Grusomp Hapsburg6256 || 04/06/2007 10:48 Comments || Top||

#2  This conference is not about beating up on white folks.

No. Of course not. It never is.
But it just always seems to turn out that way...
Posted by: tu3031 || 04/06/2007 10:51 Comments || Top||

#3  I'd like to take to Molatov Cocktail class that they teach. I hear it's the best ever.
Posted by: Herb Glaque7186 || 04/06/2007 10:52 Comments || Top||

#4  WHITE POWER!!!

Oh, not that kind? The other where whites are blamed for everything and black/brown/yellow power is promoted?
Nothing to see here folks, move along....
Posted by: DarthVader || 04/06/2007 11:09 Comments || Top||

#5  The website...

http://www.uccs.edu/~wpc/

Go there. Be...ummmmmmm...indoctrinated educated.
Posted by: tu3031 || 04/06/2007 11:25 Comments || Top||

#6  Let's see, the concept of a democracy is what?

What forms of governments preceded the advent of modern democracy somewhere around two hundred years ago?

How many and who benefited in the pre-democratic states?

As there are still pre-democratic [and for that matter post-democratic] states in the world today, why don't you live in those?
Posted by: Procopius2k || 04/06/2007 11:33 Comments || Top||

#7  Bonus question - Why are there 10 million illegals in this country if it is drenched in white privilege?
Posted by: Procopius2k || 04/06/2007 11:35 Comments || Top||

#8  Pool boys. They're all pool boys.
Posted by: Fred || 04/06/2007 11:54 Comments || Top||

#9  “This conference is about critically examining the society in which we live and working to dismantle systems of power, prejudice, privilege and oppression.”

Translation: Political dominance, Special Rights, Class warfare, and selective liberty through an indoctrination of white guilt.
Posted by: DepotGuy || 04/06/2007 12:33 Comments || Top||

#10  This stuff just makes me puke. It is Joe Stalin's wet dream of a vision coming true. A forum in self-loathing and backbone de-calcification/jello injection.
Posted by: remoteman || 04/06/2007 12:42 Comments || Top||

#11  Pod People. "Thay" have abducted all my friends and neighbors and turned them into Pod People. It's the only explanation.
Posted by: Seafarious || 04/06/2007 12:48 Comments || Top||

#12  Pure poison designed by the Fifth Columnists...
Posted by: borgboy2001 || 04/06/2007 15:01 Comments || Top||

#13  Sure, great idea!

Because as we all know, the minute the white guy leaves the room, the Latinos, blacks, Asians and the trannies all get along wonderfully! (As long as they can rag on the Native American or whoever else didn't make it to the luncheon, that is.....otherwise, they're at each other's throats. But it's still the white guy's fault. Somehow.)
Posted by: Swamp Blondie || 04/06/2007 17:31 Comments || Top||

#14  this shit is why I had to take Diversity Training twice - I spoke my mind
Posted by: Frank G || 04/06/2007 17:49 Comments || Top||

#15  I just read through the list of people "presenting" at this conference. This is a classic list of life's academic losers. Having been in academia, I'd venture to say that not one of the people listed there has ever made $70K per year. Most of them would be damned lucky to have made 30K.

The bios are the usual melange of nonspecific garbage with "life experience" high on the list. Most of them in their presentations will want to blame their life failure on how "whitey kept me down." The whites attending, if not queer, are simply gravytrainers sucking off the "victim studies" funding stream.

If some sharp white kids go to this, it will probably be good for them. They'll get to see up close and personal what wankers these people are and just how racist they are themselves against whites. We need people to wake up and stuff like this often acts in ways the organizers would certainly find extremely counterproductive.
Posted by: Mac || 04/06/2007 19:13 Comments || Top||

#16  Y'all shut up, or this Whitey's gonna keep ya down (and bury you in a shallow grave along the banks of the mighty Neponset River):

Posted by: Raj || 04/06/2007 19:59 Comments || Top||

#17  See Departed, for Whitey's bio
Posted by: Frank G || 04/06/2007 20:19 Comments || Top||

#18 
Reg: All right, but apart from modern chemistry, modern engineering, aviation, telecommunications, modern medicine, a international currency system not locked to gold permitting expanding trade and capitalism rising more people from poverty than any other time in history, suppressing the institution of slavery, creating the green revolution to break the historic cycles of famine, extending life expectancy of whole populations to their longest in recorded history, giving average people access to materials that previously were only obtainable by the very few and powerful what has the culture of white privilege ever done for us?
Attendee: Brought peace?
Reg: Oh, peace - shut up!
Reg: There is not one of us who would not gladly suffer death to rid this country of whitey influence once and for all.
Dissenter: Uh, well, one.
Reg: Oh, yeah, yeah, there's one. But otherwise, we're solid.



Thank you Monty Python’s Life of Brian

Posted by: Procopius2k || 04/06/2007 21:07 Comments || Top||

#19  #14 Frank G - The instructors never liked me, either. I spoke my mind, too, and asked too many uncomfortable questions.

Why, yes, I did use the fact that I'm female (and not clinging to the party line) to mess with their bigoted little minds. Why do you ask? ;-p
Posted by: Barbara Skolaut || 04/06/2007 22:59 Comments || Top||

#20  nothing...... :-)
Posted by: Frank G || 04/06/2007 23:18 Comments || Top||


'A Christmas Story' Director Killed by DUI Driver, Update...
Snip, duplicate.
Posted by: Mike Kozlowski || 04/06/2007 10:33 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6470 views] Top|| File under:

#1  My local news channel ran a segment last night about how our tax dollars are at work funding social welfare programs that assist these poor underpriveldged, drunken, unlicensed, illegal killers survive a perilous desert crossing to seek a better life here in the USA.

It's really infuriating.
Posted by: Scooter McGruder || 04/06/2007 12:45 Comments || Top||

#2  We had a case like this here just the other day. Illegal immigrant, 3 DWIs. He killed a mother and her pregnant daughter. More here.
Posted by: Angie Schultz || 04/06/2007 12:47 Comments || Top||

#3  Road markings are a manifestation of the oppressor class.
Posted by: Seafarious || 04/06/2007 12:50 Comments || Top||

#4  Looks like there was yet another incident here. Two teenage girls this time. Apparently O'Reilly and Geraldo nearly come to blows over the issue in this video. It takes me too long to load videos, so I haven't seen this one.
Posted by: Angie Schultz || 04/06/2007 13:55 Comments || Top||

#5  Mexico: Where traffic signs are merely suggestions...
Posted by: borgboy2001 || 04/06/2007 14:53 Comments || Top||

#6  According to the Raleigh News and Observer, driving drunk is just part of their culture. So I guess we just have to accept it.
Posted by: Rambler || 04/06/2007 15:06 Comments || Top||

#7  I saw it, Angie. Geraldo really made an ass of himself.
Posted by: Deacon Blues || 04/06/2007 15:10 Comments || Top||

#8  The link isn't working. Am I to assume that the driver was an illegal alien?
Posted by: Crusader || 04/06/2007 16:20 Comments || Top||

#9  From what I recall of the article this illegal alien was driving a nice full featured GMC Yukon. Where'd he get all the money to buy such an expensive vehicle if he did not have a driver's license or insurance?
Posted by: Zenster || 04/06/2007 17:18 Comments || Top||

#10  First, I'd like to kick Geraldo Rivera in the balls. He doesn't want to admit the problem exists and that was evident in his trying to shout O'Reilly down. Typical lib behavior. Second, O'Reilly was perfectly correct: if the law had been enforced this worthless piece of fecal matter would have been back in his garbage dump country rather than driving drunk up here and killing people.
Posted by: Mac || 04/06/2007 19:25 Comments || Top||



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