World Links 7/15

July 15, 2008

Banners banned in venues during the games

The rules also ban taking photos with a flash, drunkenness, nudity and gambling, as well as whistles, long umbrellas, cigarette lighters, cameras, and radios at venues.

Concern that Israel intends to expel residents who are imprisoned by the Separation Barrier Well, I’m sure that our illustrious Joe Lieberman would have no problem with this.

The villagers in ‘Arab a-Ramadin al-Janubi have lived there, on land they purchased and recorded in the Land Registry Office, since the late 1950s. In 2002, with the construction of the Separation Barrier, which de facto annexed the Alfe Menashe settlement, the village became an enclave.

Turning their Backs on Jihad Finally, some encouraging news on those who desire to blow themselves& others up.

More and more prominent terrorists are defecting from the cause. The Egyptian theologian Dr. Fadl is the best known, but many others are likewise reconsidering. Experts see it as a delayed reaction to the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.

Delayed…yeah, that’s an understatement!

If one imagines al-Qaida as experts have characterized it — as a system of terror franchises with branches worldwide — then there is clearly an uprising taking place among many branch managers. They are distancing themselves from the icons of terror, and from their goals and methods. So far, it apparently remains an internal process, disputes within the various groups that have been smoldering for some time and are now rising to the surface. And there is little to indicate a causal connection between this development and the United States-led war on global terrorism.

Neo-Nazis dent Bp’s pride Can’t we just send all skinheads to Antarctica? In only their underwear?

Some 35 people were injured, and 58 arrested, on Saturday (July 5), after several hundred far right extremists attacked the annual Gay Pride march.

Attacks were also directed against policemen who tried unsuccessfully to protect participants of the march, and politicians, who showed solidarity with the gay community with their presence at the event.

Neo-nazis threw stones, eggs, bottles (some of them apparently filled with acid), molotov-cocktails at policemen and participants.

Cop wins lawsuit over food tainted with urine So, that’s what’s in KFC’s secret batter???

If you’ve ever had a child with gastroenteritis, it’s heartbreaking. My oldest was in the hospital for over a week with that. He was less than a year old, had IV’s and was tied down so that he couldn’t pull them out. Do you know what it’s like to not be able to hold and comfort your child?

I hope they sue the individual as well. Mean sob. Casey Diedrich, who pleaded guilty was fined $100. WTF?!  You make one of my kids sick and get fined $100…you’d better hope that I don’t get a hold of you.

A police officer and his family have won $40,000 in their lawsuit against a restaurant that had served them food tainted by an employee’s spit and urine.

“Our franchisee does not agree with the court’s verdict, and they are looking at their legal options,” Maynard said Monday.

Workers who saw a fellow employee taint the family’s food reported it to management, but the managers didn’t inform the family, the lawsuit alleged.

Michigan cities say hundreds of manhole covers stolen

The Flint Journal reported Monday that nearly 400 cast iron covers and grates have been taken from streets in the past year. A cover can fetch $20 from a scrap yard but can cost the city more than $200 to replace.


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