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08 March 2006

 

Big Fat Idiots.

(n) hypocrite, dissembler, dissimulator, phony, pretender a person who professes beliefs and opinions that he or she does not hold in order to conceal his or her real feelings or motives (see pictures)

Congress declares war on ports deal

House committee votes 62-2 to block White House approval Wednesday, March 8, 2006

Sen. Charles Schumer, D-New York, introduced an amendment that would bar a company from operating in a U.S. port if the company is owned by a country that recognized the Taliban's regime in Afghanistan. The UAE is one of those countries.

After Schumer introduced his amendment, Majority Leader Bill Frist, R-Tennessee, asked for a quorum call, which essentially gnarled proceedings.

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U.S. Criticizes Arab Allies on Rights

State Department Annual Report Calls Human Rights Records of Arab Allies Poor, Problematic

By ANNE GEARAN

The Associated Press

WASHINGTON - The State Department called the human rights records of key Arab allies poor or problematic on Wednesday, citing flawed elections and torture of prisoners in Egypt, beatings, arbitrary arrest and lack of religious freedom in Saudi Arabia, and floggings as punishment for adultery or drug abuse in the United Arab Emirates.

Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice visited all three of those nations last month, calling each a strategic partner or stalwart ally that wields regional influence or helps in such areas as anti-terror investigations.

- Bill "up or down vote" Frist and Dr Condoleezza "ghost detainee" Rice, setting the standard for hypocrisy in the 21st Century
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