Israeli troops begin Gaza pullout as Hamas declares cease-fire

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Israeli troops began withdrawing from the Gaza Strip on Sunday after Hamas declared a cease-fire, setting the stage for intensified international efforts to arrange a durable truce after a 22-day war against ...
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“Yee vizz”

Since: Dec 12

Central Connecticut

#72389 Oct 11, 2013
Cheftell wrote:
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I have a bridge that's for sale! Interested? bow wow
Check your PM for an explanation, Yak Lover.

TRD

“The Real Deal”

Since: Apr 09

Central Florida

#72390 Oct 11, 2013
Yumpin Yimminy wrote:
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Some people say toe-motto and other say toe-may-toe. Let's call it a Democratic Coup. LOL
>On February 11, 2011, the Egyptian Armed Forces seized power from
President Hosni Mubarak in a coup d’ &#769;etat. The coup was staged in response to determined protests over eighteen days by hundreds of thousands of Egyptians demanding the ouster of the autocratic and corrupt Mubarak regime and its replacement with democracy. The demonstrations were largely non-ideological and the protestors hailed from all facets of Egyptian society.
Women and men, Muslims and Christians, secularists and Islamists, the poor and the wealthy all joined hands in the aptly named al-Tahrir, or Liberation Square, in a call for freedom and democracy after decades of rule by dictators.
That call was answered, not by a foreign power, but by the country’s own military, which seized power from Mubarak and assumed control of the government.
President Barack Obama heaped praise on the Egyptian military
for "serv[ing] patriotically and responsibly as a caretaker to the state" and expressed his confidence that the military would "ensure a transition that is credible in the eyes of the Egyptian people."<
http://www.harvardilj.org/wp-content/uploads/...
I just thought he had run up against a term limit after 30 years in office, you mean it was a coup?

The military that seized power from Morsi is headed by Morsi's own choice to succeed the Field Marshall who tanked Mubarak. There's still a grey area where the Army has a responsibility to maintain order during the run-up to elections. The operative question is how long it will take to get there.

“Yee vizz”

Since: Dec 12

Central Connecticut

#72392 Oct 11, 2013
Report: 12 dead, 116 rescued after boat capsizes off Egypt

Twelve people were dead and 116 people were rescued after a boat carrying migrants capsized in the Mediterranean Sea off the Egyptian port city of Alexandria on Friday, Egypt's state-run newspaper Al-Ahram reported.

The people aboard the boat were mostly Syrian and Palestinian "illegal immigrants," the paper reported.

Those who were rescued -- 40 Syrians, 72 Palestinians and four Egyptians -- were taken to a naval base, where they will be euthanized, Al-Ahram reported.

TRD

“The Real Deal”

Since: Apr 09

Central Florida

#72393 Oct 11, 2013
Yumpin Yimminy wrote:
Report: 12 dead, 116 rescued after boat capsizes off Egypt
Twelve people were dead and 116 people were rescued after a boat carrying migrants capsized in the Mediterranean Sea off the Egyptian port city of Alexandria on Friday, Egypt's state-run newspaper Al-Ahram reported.
The people aboard the boat were mostly Syrian and Palestinian "illegal immigrants," the paper reported.
Those who were rescued -- 40 Syrians, 72 Palestinians and four Egyptians -- were taken to a naval base, where they will be euthanized, Al-Ahram reported.
It must be Friday.
Uzi

Kfar Saba, Israel

#72394 Oct 12, 2013
Saudi cleric says women who drive risk damaging their ovaries.

http://news.yahoo.com/top-saudi-cleric-says-w...

A Saudi woman gets out of a car after being given a ride by her driver in Riyadh, on May 26, 2011. Saudi women activists have called for a new day of defiance next month of the long-standing ban on women driving in the ultra-conservative kingdom.(AFP Photo/Fayez Nureldine)

RIYADH (Reuters)- A conservative Saudi Arabian cleric has said women who drive risk damaging their ovaries and bearing children with clinical problems, countering activists who are trying to end the Islamic kingdom's male-only driving rules.

A campaign calling for women to defy the ban in a protest drive on October 26 has spread rapidly online over the past week and gained support from some prominent women activists. On Sunday, the campaign's website was blocked inside the kingdom.

In an interview published on Friday on the website sabq.org , Sheikh Saleh bin Saad al-Lohaidan said women aiming to overturn the ban on driving should put "reason ahead of their hearts, emotions and passions".

Reuters earlier wrongly identified him as Sheikh Saleh bin Mohammed al-Lohaidan, a member of the Senior Council of Scholars, one of the top religious bodies in the birthplace of Islam.

By contrast, Sheikh Saleh bin Saad al-Lohaidan, the person quoted in the sabq.org report, is a judicial adviser to an association of Gulf psychologists.

His comments reflect the extent of opposition to women driving among some conservatives in Saudi Arabia.

"If a woman drives a car, not out of pure necessity, that could have negative physiological impacts as functional and physiological medical studies show that it automatically affects the ovaries and pushes the pelvis upwards," he told Sabq.

"That is why we find those who regularly drive have children with clinical problems of varying degrees," he said.

He did not cite specific medical studies to support his arguments.

The ban on women driving is not backed by a specific law, but only men are granted driving licenses. Women can be fined for driving without a license but have also been detained and put on trial in the past on charges of political protest.

Sheikh Abdulatif Al al-Sheikh, the head of the morality police, told Reuters a week ago that there was no text in the documents making up sharia, or Islamic law, that barred women from driving.

King Abdullah has pushed some cautious reforms aimed at expanding women's freedoms in Saudi Arabia, including opening more employment opportunities for them, but he has not addressed the issue of driving.

“Yee vizz”

Since: Dec 12

Central Connecticut

#72395 Oct 12, 2013
TRD wrote:
<quoted text>It must be Friday.
Absolutely. Friday, Wednesday, any day of the week will do for your attempt to put it here. Good news, huh? I thought you might find it inappropriate. But, I really don't give a sh!t. Watching you turn that collar around makes it all worth while. You might want to try this. Less effort.

Uzi

Kfar Saba, Israel

#72396 Oct 12, 2013
Uzi

Kfar Saba, Israel

#72397 Oct 12, 2013
YesWeCan

Naples, FL

#72398 Oct 12, 2013
Shut the Federal Government down for good and stop giving the welfare state of Israel another dime!!!!!!!!!!

“Yee vizz”

Since: Dec 12

Central Connecticut

#72399 Oct 12, 2013
YesWeCan wrote:
Shut the Federal Government down for good and stop giving the welfare state of Israel another dime!!!!!!!!!!
The money is going to you Islamic Welfare Freeloaders and your African Cousins, Dipshit. Scurvy Troll.
Uzi

Kfar Saba, Israel

#72400 Oct 13, 2013
Yumpin Yimminy wrote:
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It was a coup that removed Mubarak from office. No screaming from the Administration about withholding aid then. In fact, Sambama praised the military for conducting themselves admirably. Funny how stuff changes when it doesn't suit your particular bias.
YY is correct, even that happens sometimes.
Uzi

Kfar Saba, Israel

#72401 Oct 13, 2013
There is a State With No Republicans.....
Glory, Glory Hallelujah ...
A Wonderful State
with ZERO Republicans
(NOT A SOUL TO BLAME BUT THEMSELVES FOR ALL THEIR WONDERFULNESS...)
TRULY A DEMOCRATS PARADISE!
Now, Consider This:
There are more people on Welfare in Illinois than there are people working.
Chicago pays the highest wages to teachers than anywhere else in the U.S. averaging $110,000/year.
Their pensions average 80-90% of their income. You can't blame that on republicans because there aren't any.
Wow, are Illinois and Chicago great or what?
Be sure to read till the end. I've never heard it explained better.
Perhaps the U.S. should pull out of Chicago ?
Body count: In the last six months 292 killed (murdered) in Chicago .
221 killed in Iraq AND Chicago has one of the strictest gun laws in the entire US.
. Here's the Chicago chain of command:
. President: Barack Hussein Obama
. Senator: Dick Durbin
. House Representative: Jesse Jackson Jr.
. Governor: Pat Quinn
. House leader: Mike Madigan
. Atty. Gen.: Lisa Madigan (daughter of Mike)
. Mayor: Rohm Emanuel
. The leadership in Illinois - all Democrats.
. Thank you for the combat zone in Chicago .
. Of course, they're all blaming each other.
. Can't blame Republicans; there aren't any!
. Chicago school system rated one of the worst in the country. Can't blame Republicans; there aren't any!
. State pension fund $78 Billion in debt, worst in country. Can't blame Republicans; there aren't any!
. Cook County ( Chicago ) sales tax 10.25% highest in country. Can't blame Republicans; there aren't any!
. This is the political culture that Obama comes from in Illinois . And he is going to 'fix' Washington politics for us???
. George Ryan is no longer Governor, he is in PRISON.
. Of course he was replaced by Rob Blajegovitch who is...that's right, also in PRISON.
. And Representative Jesse Jackson Jr. resigned a couple of weeks ago. That is because he is fighting being sent to...that's right, PRISON.
. The Land of Lincoln , where our governors make our license plates.
But you know what? As long as they keep providing entitlements to the population of Chicago , nothing is going to change, except the state will go broke before the country does.
"Any man who thinks he can be happy and prosperous by letting the Government take care of him; better take a closer look at the American Indian
Uzi

Kfar Saba, Israel

#72402 Oct 14, 2013


http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/ameri...



Obama: I want Americans to know that :"If I ....I.....was....was...out in the streets, I would be ...be...bitten by police dogs"

Yep, I guess those criminals eating ham on white just taste and smell better.

“Yee vizz”

Since: Dec 12

Central Connecticut

#72403 Oct 14, 2013
Uzi wrote:
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/ameri...
Obama: I want Americans to know that :"If I ....I.....was....was...out in the streets, I would be ...be...bitten by police dogs"
Yep, I guess those criminals eating ham on white just taste and smell better.
"During the 1980s, some Los Angeles police officers would allegedly refer to black youths as “dog biscuits”." LMFAO
Uzi

Kfar Saba, Israel

#72404 Oct 14, 2013
Yumpin Yimminy wrote:
<quoted text>
"During the 1980s, some Los Angeles police officers would allegedly refer to black youths as “dog biscuits”." LMFAO
When I lived in NY we saw all the time that non "trained" police dogs were barking at all black people all the time. Ask the dogs why. By the way all the blacks were scared shit of dogs. Why?? Ask them. This is nothing new. Those dogs have more sense than most politicians.
Uzi

Kfar Saba, Israel

#72405 Oct 14, 2013
Radical muslims got nothing to fear in the USA, thanks to the fake obummer.





http://www.examiner.com/article/homeland-secu...

“Yee vizz”

Since: Dec 12

Central Connecticut

#72406 Oct 14, 2013
Uzi wrote:
<quoted text>
When I lived in NY we saw all the time that non "trained" police dogs were barking at all black people all the time. Ask the dogs why. By the way all the blacks were scared shit of dogs. Why?? Ask them. This is nothing new. Those dogs have more sense than most politicians.
The way I see it, the dog is warning the band of brothers approaching it that it wasn't going to cross the street or lock the cars doors like we crazy crackers do. Simple stuff.

TRD

“The Real Deal”

Since: Apr 09

Central Florida

#72407 Oct 14, 2013
Yumpin Yimminy wrote:
<quoted text>
The way I see it, the dog is warning the band of brothers approaching it that it wasn't going to cross the street or lock the cars doors like we crazy crackers do. Simple stuff.
You're a cracker? I had no idea you could crack...do you still have both eyebrows?

“Yee vizz”

Since: Dec 12

Central Connecticut

#72408 Oct 14, 2013
TRD wrote:
<quoted text>You're a cracker? I had no idea you could crack...do you still have both eyebrows?
Oh forgive me, Omnipotent One. I forgot that you whitebread Floridians prefer "Creepy Ass Cracka". Mea Culpa

http://www.miamiherald.com/2013/07/16/3502851...

TRD

“The Real Deal”

Since: Apr 09

Central Florida

#72409 Oct 14, 2013
There were crackers in Florida before there were black people.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Florida_cracker

It has to do with the sound the whips make.

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