A Message From Lucianne  







S-G1




























ST-GC


   
 
Home Page | Latest Posts | Links | Must Reads | Update Profile | RSS | Contribute | Register | Rules & FAQs
Privacy Policy | Search | Post | Contact | Logout | Forgot Password | Search Using Google


French court convicts Islamic
veil-wearing woman

Radio France Internationale, by Staff

Original Article

Posted By:Scottyboy, 1/8/2014 1:12:40 PM

A French court has kicked out a challenge to France´s burka law and given a young woman a suspended prison sentence for a dispute with police officers who arrested her for wearing the face-covering niqab.(snip)It also threw out a challenge to the law on the grounds that it breaches the constitutional provision of equality for all, declaring that the Constitutional Council has already declared it legitimate. Riots broke out in Trappes, a town near Paris, in July after Belin, a Muslim convert, and her husband, Michaël Khiri, confronted police officers who had stopped her because she was wearing niqab. Belin did not

Comments:
The French are sticking to their principles on this one . . .good for them.

      


Post Reply  

Reply 1 - Posted by: pickle1, 1/8/2014 1:38:43 PM     (No. 9684458)

I agree. Let them go home if they want to practice their own laws.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    6 persons like this.


Reply 2 - Posted by: ferroequinologist, 1/8/2014 1:54:40 PM     (No. 9684492)

Good. If you don´t like the laws, go back where you came from.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    10 persons like this.


   

 

R-G1
  
R-VAR_AD


 
Reply 3 - Posted by: FL_Absentee_Voter, 1/8/2014 2:07:41 PM     (No. 9684516)

Or - they can emigrate to Libya, that new sharian state now in full bloom following the wonderful "Arab Spring."

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    10 persons like this.


Reply 4 - Posted by: GringoinQuito, 1/8/2014 2:08:23 PM     (No. 9684521)

#1&2, the article says they were Muslim converts, so in all probability, French. The thing I don´t understand that in this day and age, why would any European or American want to convert to Islam? They must hate their countries, families, and themselves.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    12 persons like this.


Reply 5 - Posted by: JudithC, 1/8/2014 2:37:49 PM     (No. 9684575)

Outstanding. I hope the French keep it up. Let all muslims go back to the evil countries of their choice in the middle east where they can do whatever they wish like wearing smelly burquas, veils, endure wife beating, caning, lashing for blinking the wrong way, or whatever else is the daily fun. All of this contrived baloney is intended to do exactly as we are witnessing grow in America: institute the path to sharia law and do it by using our own laws and the demonRATs headed by the #1 American muslim Barack Hussein Obama.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    6 persons like this.


Reply 6 - Posted by: mickturn, 1/8/2014 2:59:59 PM     (No. 9684625)

France, get a clue, I highly suggest you round up all of them and send them HOME...IMMEDIATELY!

The result if you don´t is France will turn into FronchIslam.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    6 persons like this.



Post Reply   Close thread 767569




Below, you will find ...

Most Recent Articles posted by "Scottyboy"

and

Most Active Articles (last 48 hours)




Most Recent Articles posted by "Scottyboy"



North Korean men ´ordered
to get Kim Jong-un´s haircut´
Independent (UK), by Christopher Hooton    Original Article
Posted By: Scottyboy- 3/26/2014 11:58:36 AM     Post Reply
The latest spurious reports coming out of North Korea see men required to adopt that ahead-of-the-trend high-top fade haircut supreme leader Kim Jong Un has been rocking in recent years.State-sanctioned guidelines were imposed on the capital Pyongyang two weeks ago, the BBC reports, with the shaved sides look now being rolled out across the country. The haircut, incidentally already having been adopted by 85% of east London´s men, is a fierce reduction from the original 10 styles that were previously allowed in North Korea. "Our leader´s haircut is very particular, if you will," a source told Radio Free Asia. "It

Bin Laden son-in-law
convicted at NYC terror trial
Associated Press, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: Scottyboy- 3/26/2014 11:39:45 AM     Post Reply
Osama bin Laden´s son-in-law, the voice of fiery al-Qaida propaganda videotapes after the Sept. 11 attacks, was convicted Wednesday of conspiring to kill Americans for his role as the terror group´s spokesman. The verdict came after about five hours of deliberation in the case against Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, the highest-ranking al-Qaeda figure to face trial on U.S. soil since the attacks. The Kuwaiti imam had testified during a three-week trial that he answered bin Laden´s request in the hours after the attacks to speak on the widely circulated videos used to recruit new followers willing to go on suicide missions like

Earth Hour 2014: Who´s in?
Newsday Magazine, by Jessica Damiano    Original Article
Posted By: Scottyboy- 3/26/2014 11:29:49 AM     Post Reply
At 8:30 p.m. Saturday, March 29, homes, businesses and entire cities around the globe will go dark for one hour to raise awareness of the planet during Earth Hour 2014. The campaign, which began as a local event in Sydney, Australia, in 2007, when 2 million people switched off their lights to show support for environmentally sustainable action, has since grown into a global event, with hundreds of millions of participants in more than 7,000 cities taking part last year, including private citizens, businesses and many of the most recognized man-made and natural landmarks in the world. In the past, the

Obama worries NATO allies
spending less on defense
Associated Press, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: Scottyboy- 3/26/2014 11:21:20 AM     Post Reply
BRUSSELS - President Barack Obama says he´s concerned that some NATO allies are reducing their spending on defense. Obama says for collective defense to work, everybody has to pitch in. He says that´s necessary to ensure that NATO remains a credible force in the world. Obama says NATO can´t just be a U.S. or British exercise. Obama spoke at a news conference with European Union leaders in Brussels amid concern about Russia´s annexation of the Ukrainian region of Crimea. Obama says the situation in Ukraine, in his words, "reminds us that our freedom isn´t free. Obama meets later Wednesday with NATO Secretary General Anders

Why are salamanders in
the Eastern U.S. shrinking?
United Press International, by Brooks Hays    Original Article
Posted By: Scottyboy- 3/26/2014 11:11:03 AM     Post Reply
Bigger is often better, at least when it comes to being an animal. That´s why new evidence regarding salamanders in the Eastern United States is so alarming.(snip)"Body size is a really, really important factor for most animals," explained Lips. "When you shrink that affects what can eat you, what you can eat, how successful you´re going to be at reproducing. Bigger is generally better." Lips collaborated with other scientists to get a better understanding on why exactly salamanders were shrinking. The most likely culprit: global warming. As temperatures heat up, so do the animals´ metabolisms. Lips and her colleagues determined that

   

 

B-G1


 
Why the Saudis unfriended the U.S.
CNN, by Peter Bergen    Original Article
Posted By: Scottyboy- 3/26/2014 10:11:12 AM     Post Reply
The world´s most powerful democracy and the world´s most absolute monarchy have long been close, if unlikely, allies. They are bound together by common interests -- the free flow of oil and, more recently, fighting al Qaeda. (snip)Yet today, the Saudi-American alliance has never been in worse shape. That is why on Friday President Barack Obama will meet with Saudi King Abdullah, one of the sons of King Abdul Aziz, in an attempt to patch things up. What went wrong? In recent months the normally hyper-discreet Saudis have gone on the record about their dissatisfactions with the Obama administration.

Cookstove effort takes
off with new factory
Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber (WA), by Natalie Martin    Original Article
Posted By: Scottyboy- 3/26/2014 10:00:36 AM     Post Reply
At a large factory in Nairobi, Kenya, about 300 Kenyans will soon begin building small, black cookstoves that one islander hopes will alter the face of Africa.(snip)Burn’s new factory was made possible in part by $1 million in financing from General Electric and a $3 million loan from the Overseas Private Investment Corp. (OPIC), a federal development finance institution. Hillary Clinton secured the funding during her time at the State Department, when she made clean cookstoves a national priority and launched the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves, vowing to invest $50 million in clean-burning stoves.

Anthony Weiner Hired As Business Insider
Columnist: ‘Weiner!’ Debuts On March 28
International Business Times, by Ellen Killoran    Original Article
Posted By: Scottyboy- 3/24/2014 7:07:47 PM     Post Reply
It’s not an early April Fool’s joke -- Business Insider has hired disgraced former NYC Congressman and mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner to write a weekly political column, starting Friday. Hunter Walker, Business Insider’s politics editor, published the announcement on Monday, after teasing the news on Twitter by announcing that “something wonderful is about to happen.” The folks at Business Insider are clearly aware of the built-in entertainment value of hiring the scandalized politician, who is best known for sending an explicit photo of himself to an online mistress on Twitter -- and initially denying the photo was his. (The trouble didn’t

Be careful with compliments,
they can be racial ‘code’
Modesto Bee (CA), by A. Gordon    Original Article
Posted By: Scottyboy- 3/24/2014 6:25:01 PM     Post Reply
While I applaud Lean In’s recent launch of their Ban Bossy campaign – some like it, some don’t – I encourage them to do more.(snip)And if we’re “banning” words with this sort of double standard, then the word “articulate” comes to mind. “Articulate” doesn’t have the same negative connotations as “bossy.” But we’re all familiar with the scenario in which someone comments in surprise at how “professional” or “well-spoken” a new black co-worker comes across, or how “articulate” an African-American presidential candidate might be – as then-Sen. Joe Biden once remarked about then-Sen. Barack Obama, an episode chronicled at

Early NASA diapers forced astronauts to
disclose the size of their manhood
Houston Chronicle (TX), by Craig Hlavaty    Original Article
Posted By: Scottyboy- 3/24/2014 5:42:48 PM     Post Reply
When NASA astronauts were suiting up to go to space in the 1960s, they had to make a big decision before they explored the world above us: How large of a man are you? Getting it wrong could damage the mission. According to a former NASA life support system expert who helped construct space diapers, otherwise known as Maximum Absorbency Garment systems, each astronaut in the Gemini and Apollo programs had to wear a condom-type sheath with a hole at the end for urination inside their suits. In an interview on the Science Channel´s Moon Machines documentary series about early space travel, engineer

   

 

R_DBL_B
  


 
New clever species of praying
mantis named after Al Gore
Mother Nature Network Blog, by Michael d´Estries    Original Article
Posted By: Scottyboy- 3/24/2014 5:38:37 PM     Post Reply
A new species of praying mantis, Liturgusa algorei, indigenous to the thick rain forests of Peru has been named after former vice president Al Gore; one of 19 new species of the insect recently identified by entomologist Gavin Svenson. The discoveries came after Svenson, curator of invertebrate zoology at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History, decided to search through both old collections at museums and embark on field expeditions into the forests of Central and South America. Unlike the patient, zen-like praying mantis we´re all familiar with, these equatorial cousins take a decidedly different approach to both hunting and self-preservation. "This group,

Obama being a typical Kenyan
politician, blows hot and cold
Standard Digital News (Kenya), by Peter Wanyonyi    Original Article
Posted By: Scottyboy- 3/24/2014 5:30:59 PM     Post Reply
President Obama, like most Kenyan politicians, loves beating about the bush and avoiding the real issue. In Kenya, we all know the big problem is corruption, but we are addressing virtually everything else but corruption. And so in America, our cousin President Obama dances around serious issues like the typical Kenyan he is. When Russia invaded Georgia in 2008, Obama thundered with indignation and a fulsome, righteous — and justified — anger. The people of Georgia thought he would follow through on his fiery words with real action to set their country free of Russia’s torment, but wapi! With Cousin Barry, as with



Most Active Articles (last 48 hours)



Oversight Dems Ask Issa to Call
Off Benghazi Investigation

51 replie(s)
PJ Media, by Bridget Johnson    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 3/28/2014 3:06:55 PM     Post Reply
All 17 Democrats on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee have called on Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) to end the “partisan” investigation into the Benghazi attack “and begin focusing instead on conducting responsible oversight to implement constructive reforms.” The Dems, led by ranking member Elijah Cummings (D-Md.), charged that the probe “has been characterized by wild and unsubstantiated political accusations that turn out to be completely inaccurate.” They proceeded to outline those instances in the five-page letter. “Continuing this reckless pattern of launching wholly unfounded accusations on national television — and racking up more and more Pinocchios in the process —

White House looks to regulate cow
flatulence as part of climate agenda

48 replie(s)
Daily Caller, by Michael Bastasch    Original Article
Posted By: mitzi- 3/28/2014 3:37:51 PM     Post Reply
As part of its plan to reduce U.S. greenhouse gas emissions, the Obama administration is targeting the dairy industry to reduce methane emissions in their operations. This comes despite falling methane emission levels across the economy since 1990. The White House has proposed cutting methane emissions from the dairy industry by 25 percent by 2020. Although U.S. agriculture only accounts for about 9 percent of the country’s greenhouse gas emissions, according to the Environmental Protection Agency, it makes up a sizeable portion of methane emissions — which is a very potent greenhouse gas. Some of these methane emissions come from

One Doctor’s Viral Letter Exposes the Harrowing
Reality of Obamacare’s ‘War Against Doctors’

44 replie(s)
Independent Journal Review, by Emily Hulsey    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 3/28/2014 5:42:18 AM     Post Reply
In an address to the House on Wednesday, Alabama Representative Mo Brooks read aloud a letter sent to him by Dr. Marlin Gill of Decatur. The letter holds nothing back while detailing the excessive costs and regulations that Dr. Gill calls Obamacare’s “war against doctors.” Here is the full text of the letter, courtesy of Rep. Brooks’ office: Dear Congressman Brooks, As a practicing family physician, I plead for help against what I can best characterize as Washington’s war against doctors. The medical profession has never before remotely approached today’s stress, work hours, wasted costs, decreased efficiency, and declining ability to focus on patient

   

 



 
Can Rick Perry Get A Second
Chance With GOP Voters In 2016

39 replie(s)
Daily Beast, by Myra Adams    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 3/29/2014 6:04:15 AM     Post Reply
After a disastrous presidential campaign in 2012, can Texas Governor Rick Perry mount a credible bid for the White House in 2016? Texas Governor Rick Perry is currently on a media tour touting the theme that America is a great place for second chances, specifically second chances for Texas governors with national ambitions. Perry is trying to erase the memory of his disastrous 2012 GOP presidential campaign which included “brain-farts” and “oops” debate moments with his folksy, charming, and uniquely American manner. Curious about Perry’s comeback strategy, I asked Texan and GOP presidential media guru, Mark McKinnon and he said,

Democrats sinking in sea of charges
30 replie(s)
Boston Herald, by Howie Carr    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 3/28/2014 4:59:45 AM     Post Reply
Please, try not to let what I’m about to tell you destroy your faith in the integrity of the national Democratic Party. Right now, a crime wave is sweeping the nation, and everyone in this out-of-control mob has a D after their names, even if most of the media are loath to report it. If you are a low-information voter, a Globe subscriber, say, you have been told endlessly that the root of all evil in American politics is the Tea Party, better known in your moonbat media as “teabaggers.” Oddly, however, the hacks rounded up over the last few days, well,

Women are legally free to abort a baby
because of its sex, says abortion charity head

30 replie(s)
Telegraph (UK), by Alice Philipson    Original Article
Posted By: Hermoine- 3/28/2014 7:39:52 AM     Post Reply
Ann Furedi, of BPAS, said the law does not prevent women from choosing a termination on the grounds of gender and she even compared it to abortion after rape. Mrs Furedi´s comments come weeks after it was disclosed that the CPS had decided not to prosecute two doctors who were exposed by a Daily Telegraph investigation arranging terminations purely because the unborn baby was a girl. A group of 50 MPs, drawn from across the party divide, then wrote to this newspaper warning that the decision was a “step back in the fight for gender equality” and effectively changes the law without

Student, 20, sues for $40MILLION
after being hauled from her car at
gunpoint and arrested for buying beer
underage when she only bought WATER

27 replie(s)
Daily Mail [UK], by Peter Rugg    Original Article
Posted By: Ribicon- 3/29/2014 1:17:21 PM     Post Reply
A University of Virginia student arrested by Alcoholic Beverage Control agents who wrongly believed she´d illegally bought beer when in fact she only had bottled water is seeking $40 million in a lawsuit filed Tuesday. Elizabeth K. Daly, 21, alleges malicious prosecution, six counts of assault and battery and failure to appropriately train ABC agents in the suit which names the state and seven agents involved in her arrest. (Snip) Daly claimed she attempted to flee from the agents because neither were in uniform, one pulled a gun, and the other tried to smash her car window with a flashlight. ´My

Startling Rift on Supreme Court
Springs From Error by Kagan
On Text of Obamacare Law

24 replie(s)
New York Sun, by Betsy McCaughey    Original Article
Posted By: mitzi- 3/29/2014 12:55:11 PM     Post Reply
A startling rift appeared Tuesday on the Supreme Court as the three female Justices came out swinging like Brunnhildes — women warriors — for what they erroneously labeled an “entitlement” to employer-provided contraceptives and morning-after pills. The Justices were hearing oral arguments in Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc., a case hyped by the Democratic Party as a test for women’s rights. Justices Kagan, Ginsberg, and Sotomayor sprang on Hobby Lobby’s attorney , interrupting his every sentence and pummeling him with questions taken right out of the Democratic Party’s “war on women” playbook. That playbook was laid out in a

Obama: Colosseum ´bigger
than some baseball stadiums´

23 replie(s)
The Hill [Washington, DC], by Justin Sink    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 3/27/2014 9:24:46 PM     Post Reply
President Obama marveled at the sheer size of the Colosseum during a private sightseeing tour Thursday night in Rome. "This is bigger than some current baseball stadiums," Obama told reporters, noting the size exceeded Wrigley Field in his hometown of Chicago. "I have to check on what it seats. It´s remarkable. Unbelievable." The amphitheatre, located in central Rome, was constructed between 70 and 80 A.D., and was estimated to hold between 50,000 and 80,000 spectators. The Colosseum was home to gladiator battles and animal hunts during the Roman Empire. Obama walked along a platform running through the center of the

Obama: Pope Didn’t Raise Obamacare ‘In
Detail’ But I Told Vatican Sec. of State ‘Most
Religious Organizations Are Entirely Exempt’

22 replie(s)
Cybercast News Service, by Patrick Goodenough    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 3/27/2014 8:18:11 PM     Post Reply
President Obama said Pope Francis did not raise Obamacare “in detail” when they met on Thursday, but that in a separate meeting with the Vatican’s secretary of state “we discussed briefly the issue of making sure that conscience and religious freedom was observed in the context of applying the law.” At a joint press conference with Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, Obama also acknowledged that he differs with the Vatican’s stance on some issues, but added that he “heartily” agrees with most of its positions. During his nearly hour-long papal audience, Obama said Pope Francis “actually did not touch in

Did baby Barack Obama live with
Ann Dunham in Seattle?

22 replie(s)
American Thinker, by Shawn Glasco    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 3/29/2014 9:39:28 AM     Post Reply
Only "mere scraps of data documented" Barack Obama´s mother´s "days in Seattle," writes Obama biographer David Maraniss in his 2012 Barack Obama: The Story. Incidentally, Maraniss was telling the truth: Ann´s "days in Seattle" weren´t mentioned in Dreams from my Father and were only vaguely implied in Maraniss´s lengthy 2008 article. And it appears that the only "scraps" of evidence of Obama´s mother´s time in Seattle during 1961-1962 was a listing in a Seattle Polk directory and a University of Washington (UW) transcript. And it appears that the only "mere scraps" of evidence of baby Barack´s time in Seattle are

Lighten up on the first lady
22 replie(s)
Washington Post, by Kathleen Parker    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 3/29/2014 2:21:53 PM     Post Reply
The past couple of weeks have marked a turning point in American ugliness as the mob has turned its full fury on first lady Michelle Obama. From criticism of her trip to China to a recent “tell-all” by former White House assistant press secretary Reid Cherlin in the New Republic about Obama’s allegedly tyrannical behavior, the gloves have been removed. As described, she was a perfectionist — super-attentive to detail and laser-focused on advance planning. And this is bad because? Worse, according to a former (anonymous) staffer, there was no barometer for meeting Obama’s high standards. “The first lady having

   

Post Reply   Close thread 767569





Home Page | Latest Posts | Links | Must Reads | Update Profile | RSS | Contribute | Register | Rules & FAQs
Privacy Policy | Search | Post | Contact | Logout | Forgot Password | Search Using Google



© 2014 Lucianne.com Media Inc.

FS