Divorce rumors dog star couple
Neither Cheung nor Tse have said whether they have broken up, but Tse did issue a statement on Monday, via his agent, saying he has never asked for a separation, and accusing a Hong Kong newspaper of libel. The words Tse used in his statement are ambiguous.
Palin could learn a few things from Gates
While Palin played cat-and-mouse with the press corps on I-95 ... she put bull's-eyes on Democratic congressional districts and then howled about "blood libel." It says something about the infirmity of our politics that Gates can't wait to go home while ...
McDaniel makes case for demotion
Let me ask you something, purely hypothetically, of course. Let us say you sued me for libel and won and got awarded damages. Do you think the lawyer who represented you in the suit ought to get to keep all the money and decide what to do with it?
Proposed censorship of 4th Estate
It's fodder for laughter among civic class students here. The libel law is simple: It's a purposeful lie about someone, often malicious and published. Most educated folks are aware that freedom of expression and of the press comes with responsibility.
Anti-Semitism and the ‘intactivists’
I know the answer. But do all readers? Particularly missing is any reference to the blood libel or the related anti-Semitic belief that Jews crave the blood of gentile children. (Like in this bit of propaganda .) And, yes, I do think that is a gentile baby ...
History Crash Course #49: The Jews of Poland
We saw previously that Jews ( see Part 46 ) would be brought in as money-lenders (being excluded from other professions), then when a bishop or nobleman wanted his debt annulled, he brought a "blood libel" against ... placed a living cat within the belly ...