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California Prison Guards Allegedly Retaliate Against Hunger Strike

Prison officials are trying to break a hunger strike involving thousands of California inmates by “blasting cells with cold air, confiscating legal documents and, in one case, banning lawyers, according to legal representatives and relatives,” The Guardian reports.

Posted on Jul 19, 2013 READ MORE



AP / Adel Hana

Retaliatory Attacks Between Israel and Gaza Continue

Nine Palestinians died and 29 were wounded in a series of Israeli airstrikes that began Wednesday and continued Thursday. The air raids were in retaliation for a recent terrorist attack that killed eight Israelis and for continuing rocket fire over the Israel-Gaza border.

Posted on Aug 25, 2011 READ MORE



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Be Alert, Department of Homeland Security Says

Now that some of the mob giddiness that followed the announcement of Osama bin Laden’s death has dissipated, fear is once again thick in the air as U.S. officials warn state and local law enforcement agencies of possible retaliation attacks by a vengeful al-Qaida.

Posted on May 2, 2011 READ MORE


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Blockaded Gaza ‘Faces Disaster’

It’s been only about a week since Israel closed the border into the Gaza Strip, denying the occupied territory humanitarian supplies and fuel and even blocking journalists, but the UK-based aid group Oxfam is already warning that Gaza “faces disaster” if the blockade is not immediately broken.

Posted on Nov 14, 2008 READ MORE


It’s Enough to Give Evildoers a Bad Name

Andy takes a satirical look into the Axis of Evil and finds that its leaders occasionally enjoy a good round of trash-talking.

Posted on Mar 10, 2006 READ MORE


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O’Connor Warns Against ‘Beginnings’ of Dictatorship

“It takes a lot of degeneration before a country falls into dictatorship, but we should avoid these ends by avoiding these beginnings,” former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor told a Georgetown audience, according to an NPR report. (Hat tip: Huff Po)

Posted on Mar 10, 2006 READ MORE


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Denmark, Iran Near War Over Pastry Naming Rights

Riots sweep the streets of Denmark after Iranians rename Danish pastries “roses of the Prophet Muhammad.” (satire)

Posted on Feb 17, 2006 READ MORE


Iran Threatens to Retaliate on Nuclear Issue

In his first-ever interview with a Western publication, Iran’s foreign minister vows immediate retaliation over a move to refer his nation’s nuclear weapons activities to the United Nations Security Council. | story
Well, at least we can count on the support of the newly pro-West Iraqi government to back us up if things get messy next-door. Oh, wait….

Posted on Feb 2, 2006 READ MORE


But Is It Good for the Jews?

“Munich,” Steven Spielberg and the perils of criticizing Israel.

Posted on Dec 29, 2005 READ MORE


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