http://news.yahoo.com/700-arrested-protest-nys-brooklyn-bridge-030009188.html NEW YORK (AP) — More than 700 protesters demonstrating against corporate greed, global warming and social inequality, among other grievances, were arrested Saturday after they swarmed the Brooklyn Bridge and shut down a lane of traffic for several hours in a tense confrontation with police. The group Occupy Wall Street has been camped out [...]
http://yidwithlid.blogspot.com/2011/10/bill-clinton-never-balanced-budget-and.html?utm_source=The+Lid+List&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=4ea61a2cee-RSS_EMAIL_CAMPAIGN HOW COULD HE? HE WAS TOO BUSY ENTERTAINING ARAFAT…THE MOST FREQUENT FOREIGN VISITOR TO THE WHITE HOUSE ….RSK On Friday Former President Bill Clinton spoke at the dedication of a bridge at his Presidential library. During his address he complained that Republicans try to take too much credit for his welfare reform legislation and [...]
Week in Review: Sept. 26-Oct. 1 This week on the trail: Gov. Perry spent the week meeting voters and fundraising in Baltimore, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C. and Atlanta, and also made stops throughout Tennessee, and in West Virginia and New Hampshire. He spoke at the Georgia Public Policy Foundation luncheon in Atlanta and held a [...]
Chris Christie — Global Warming Around His Waistline Posted By Roger L Simon
As Chris Christie continues to play footsie with a presidential run, we should be aware that the New Jersey governor is yet another example of the politician as scientific know-nothing, warning of the dangers of anthropogenic global warming. Christie — a graduate of the University of Delaware in political science [sic] with a law degree from Seton Hall — has decided global warming is real. How does he know?
Says Christie : “I’m certainly not a scientist, which is the first problem. So I can’t claim to fully understand all of this, certainly not after just a few months of study. But when you have over 90 percent of the world’s scientists who have studied this stating that climate change is occurring and that humans play a contributing role, it’s time to defer to the experts.”
http://sultanknish.blogspot.com/ The last time I passed the Days of Rage protesters in downtown Manhattan, amid their litter of expensive camping equipment, iPhone chargers, mobile hotspots and handwritten cardboard signs, they reminded me of people who walk up to you in bars pretending that they just discovered a new brand of beer they want to share [...]
“Don’t miss this suspense thriller with its timely plot to save the planet from nuclear Armageddon!” http://www.amazon.com/Operation-Persian-Gulf-Amil-Imani/dp/0983690901/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1317324420&sr=8-3 Dedication This book is dedicated to the valiant Iranians who are presently resisting the decimation of their heritage by waging a relentless campaign to purge Iran of the scourge of Islamism. We also offer it as a tribute to all [...]
A cab driver has sewn his mouth shut as a protest after being fired following his conviction for assaulting a woman passenger.
Hassan Hoviat-Doust, 43, has been staging a hunger strike outside Bristol Magistrates’ Court since 10am on Monday.
Hoviat-Doust – who cannot speak because of the thick cotton thread binding his lips together – wrote on a piece of paper: ‘I am a taxi driver who was wrongly convicted of common assault and I have lost my job.
‘I have been on hunger strike since my protest started at 10.40am on September 26.
http://www.theettingerreport.com On the eve of the 5772nd Jewish New Year, September 2011, the Jewish fertility rate – 2.97 births per woman and trending upward – exceeds the fertility rates in most Arab countries. In defiance of conventional wisdom, Israeli Jewish demography has been robust – primarily due to a surge in secular Jewish birth rate [...]
UN Prolongs Palestinian Problem Posted By Moshe Dann Supporters of Palestinian statehood prominently display “194″ next to their flag. That number refers not only to its proposed place in the UN next-in-line, but their goal. Citing the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (1948) as guarantor of the right to leave and return to one’s country, [...]
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970204226204576602524023932438.html How North Dakota Became Saudi Arabia Stephen Moore Wall Street Journal Weekend Interview, October 01, 2011 Harold Hamm, the Oklahoma-based founder and CEO of Continental Resources, the 14th-largest oil company in America, is a man who thinks big. He came to Washington last month to spread a needed message of economic optimism: With the [...]