The Senate Judiciary Committee’s passage of a sweeping immigration bill was expected. But the explosion of chants of “Yes we can! Yes we can!” and “Leahy! Leahy!” came as a surprise.
The “Gang of Eight” bill passed by a wide 13-5 margin early Tuesday evening. Amid the cheering, Democratic committee chairman Sen. Patrick Leahy of Vermont could be seen motioning spectators to come up and participate in the celebration.
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Assad’s Latest Recruits Are Literally Trying To Bring On The Apocalypse
There’s a small group of Shia “Twelvers” who think that if they fight on the side of Bashar Al Assad in Syria, their messiah will appear and Armageddon will begin.
Hassan Hassan, a Middle East scholar and columnist blogged about these peculiar fellows recently and, in particular, a video they posted online:
[They posted a YouTube video] showing a crowd of Iraqi Shia beating their chests and chanting.
David Horowitz’s tells of a recent conversation with his brother-in-law, Henry, who has lived most of his life in a home for the mentally disabled, and though now in his forties has the intelligence level of a six-year-old.
“Obama saved me,” he said to me out of the blue.
“What do you mean?”
“I voted for him for president and now he’s saving me.”
I was taken aback by these words, since Henry had no [...]
Thousands of Russian nationalists, some wearing swastikas, marched through Moscow on Sunday to protest against immigration.
There were chants of slogans such as ‘Russia for the Russians’ to protest President Vladimir Putin’s government.
Expressing resentment at the number of migrants from the Caucasus and Central Asia living in the country, they chanted: ‘Moscow is a Russian city.’ Nationalists accuse the Kremlin of lavishing privileges on migrants and minorities while ignoring ethnic Russians.
He’s being called a murderer…then chants of “terrorist”…they’re calling him a “bastard.” “Get lost and go back into your hotel…What are you doing in New York you sick criminal?”
“Yeah, you scared sh*t run away and go stand next to the police.”
The captain of the Dutch national team says his players were subjected to racial abuse at a training session in the Polish city of Krakow this week, just days before the Euro 2012 football tournament was due to begin in Poland and Ukraine.
Several hundred people reportedly targeted black members of the squad with “monkey chants” during an open session Wednesday at the Stadion Miejski, the home of Wisla Krakow.
“It is [...]
President Barack Obama said Saturday the United States had climbed too far out of an economic abyss to take a chance onRepublican Mitt Romney, firing up his reelection bid at his debut rallies.
“We are not turning back the clock, we are moving forward,” Obama said, seeking to revive the political magic that swept him to power in 2008, and unleashing his most strident attack so far on the man who wants [...]
Two men were removed from presidential hopeful Rick Santorum’s rally after they kissed each other.
The Republican, who opposes gay marriage, was just 15 minutes into his speech when Timothy Tross and Ben Clifford shouted to get the attention of the crowd before exchanging a kiss.
Security promptly ejected the men from the Christian Liberty Academy in Arlington Heights, Illinois to chants of ‘USA.
Both Tross of Lombard and Clifford of Algonquin, declined to elaborate [...]
(NaturalNews) California’s pending bill, AB 2109, would require parents exercising a non-medical vaccine exemption for their children to get a health care practitioner’s signature on a form signifying that the doctor has given the parent vaccine risk-benefit information, and to provide a separate statement signed by the parent saying that the parent got the risk-benefit information from the doctor. There are practical, financial, ethical and legal problems with this bill. [...]
January 22, 2012
CAIRO (Reuters) – Hosni Mubarak is still the president of Egypt and the court trying him has no legal jurisdiction to do so, his defence lawyer said on Sunday, trying to undermine the prosecution’s case against the leader deposed in a popular revolt last year.
Lawyer Farid el-Deeb was defending Mubarak for the fifth and final day of a trial that Egyptians who rose up against Mubarak’s 30-year-rule hope [...]
CAIRO–Thousands of Egyptian women have taken to the streets of Cairo in a mass demonstration against the military’s brutality against women during a crackdown on protesters that shocked many in the largely conservative society.
Ringed by a protective chain of male protesters, women from different social classes and religious background gathered in Tahrir Square Tuesday and marched through the streets of Cairo. Many carried signs with images of soldiers dragging [...]
(AFP) Argentine President Cristina Kirchner was sworn in Saturday to a second four-year term at the peak of her popularity but with the country’s booming economy shadowed by Europe’s financial crisis.
The 58-year-old took the oath of office, invoking her late husband and predecessor Nestor Kirchner, and then received the presidential sash from her daughter Florencia amid cheers and applause in Congress.
“Today, as you can imagine, is not an easy day for this president,” [...]
Facundo Frutos is cheering and singing, punching the air in a bar in Buenos Aires. But it is politics, not football, that has gathered him and a crowd of mostly young people here ahead of Sunday’s elections, in which Cristina Fernández, the president, is expected to coast to a landslide victory.
A decade ago, as a first-year university student, he took to the streets against the then economy minister’s $4.45bn [...]
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Palin Wows Wisconsin Tea Partiers With Blistering Speech; To Obama: ‘You Ignored Us in 2010, You Cannot Ignore Us in 2012′ from Breitbart on Vimeo.
MADISON, Wis. – Sarah Palin defended Wisconsin’s governor at a tea party tax day rally Saturday, telling hundreds of supporters that his polarizing union rights law is designed to save public jobs.
Braving snow showers and a frigid wind outside the state Capitol building, the former Alaska [...]
Thousands of Iranians marched on Friday in Tehran in support of the revolts rocking Bahrain, Libya and Yemen, state television reported.
Chants backing the protests of majority Shiites in Bahrain, who are challenging the Sunni dynasty’s 200-year-old grip on power, dominated the demonstration which unfolded in the capital after Muslim Friday prayers
“The Saudis are committing crimes and the US supports them,” and “Death to America” chanted protesters.
“Death to [...]
I’ve just returned from the center of Tripoli, Libya, after a drive around town. Like all journalists here, my team and I were driven and accompanied by government employees, but they did take us precisely where I asked to go.
What we found was normal traffic in the streets, people walking, or at cafes and restaurants. At just about every bank we saw, there were [...]
by Mark Levine
The 48 hours between the expected and actual resignation of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak were a tsunami of emotion, expectation, fear and ultimately indescribable jubilation.
I arrived at Tahrir a little later than normal on Thursday, at around 4. I had spent the day trying to manoeuvre around Cairo by foot and taxi to visit various human rights organizations, to assess the situation they [...]
by Red Neck Repugnicant
our debt, and how that debt affects our ability to increase rates to fight inflation. Many arguments are made that increasing rates will simply bury the government in interest costs, therebyÂ making the fight against inflation exceptionally difficult, or impossible.
I think most people can agree that raising rates fights inflation.Â But many people argue that raising rates is impossible when our debt and [...]