Saturday, September 21, 2013 12:00 am
As unpalatable as it was to many blind patriots, Russian President Putin’s message in the New York Times editorial was accurate in his criticism of America’s destructive foreign policy and Obama’s polemic quest to bomb and plunder Syria.
Saturday, May 11, 2013 12:00 am
During a recent BBC News interview, a retired U.S. general was asked if he felt the U.S. is still at war and with whom. His answer hurt: "Yes, and it's a war we, our kids and grandkids will not see the end of."
Wednesday, August 8, 2012 12:00 am
Since 1976, the corporate elite has provided us brain-dead choices for presidential candidates. Mitt Romney is their current selection. He is a combined clone of Bush and Obama; living proof that intellect is not required to be president — just an obediently stupid capability to wave the flag and serve without question their corporate masters.
Saturday, October 15, 2011 12:00 am
Lower Sacramento Road, a main link between Lodi and Stockton, is
surrounded mostly by farms. But the stretch between Harney Lane and
Armstrong Road is also the future home of the 10,200-square-foot
California Islamic Center.
Monday, September 12, 2011 12:00 am
On the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, my assistant came into the
office with the frightening announcement that the World Trade
Center buildings in New York had been bombed. The very first words
out of my mouth were: "Osama bin Laden."
Saturday, September 10, 2011 12:00 am
Lodi is thousands of miles from the Twin Towers and the
Pentagon, and yet in one sense has been at Ground Zero before,
during and since Sept. 11, 2001.
Friday, September 9, 2011 2:18 pm
When Osama bin Laden was killed in May, Bushra Salem remembers
overhearing a Tokay High student yelling “Your leader’s dead” to a
Monday, August 15, 2011 12:00 am
Soon, September 2011, the Arab "Palestinians" are preparing to
unilaterally declare a nation state before the United Nations, the
global forum for anti-Semitism and pro-Muslim terrorism.
Tuesday, July 19, 2011 12:00 am
In the News-Sentinel on May 17, you published an article by
Roland S. Martin. Mr. Martin insists Obama is a Christian, and that
Obama wrote in his book that he “felt God’s spirit beckoning me,
and as a result I submitted myself to his will and dedicated myself
to discovering his truth.” This has bothered me ever since and I
finally must reply.
Saturday, May 7, 2011 12:00 am
The good news is that Osama bin Laden is dead. The bad news is
that his death doesn't change American lives one iota. The nation
is still losing its battle against relentlessly high unemployment.
Many lucky enough to be employed earn wages that barely pay their
bills. Gasoline appears headed for $5 a gallon despite the Big Five
oil companies' record-setting multi-billion dollar profits.
Monday, May 2, 2011 2:22 pm
How do you feel about the killing of Osama bin Laden? Do you
think it was justified? Why or why not? Was there another way the
U.S. could have handled this? How do you think al-Qaida will
Those were among the journal questions Tokay High School social
science teacher Matt Huiras presented to students Monday.
Monday, May 2, 2011 1:56 pm
The News-Sentinel pulled comments from selected readers’
Facebook pages, with their permission, and from our own website on
Osama bin Laden’s death. Check back on www.lodinews.com today and
Tuesday for more local reaction.
Monday, May 2, 2011 12:11 pm
Stockton Catholic Diocese
Bishop Blaire supports the following statement issued from the
Vatican regarding the death of Osama bin Laden:
“Osama bin Laden, as we all know, bore the most serious
responsibility for spreading divisions and hatred among
populations, causing the deaths of innumerable people, and
manipulating religions for this purpose.
Monday, May 2, 2011 11:44 am
Rep. Dan Lungren, R-Gold River
(District includes Galt)
“The horrific tragedy of Sept. 11 was the main reason I felt the
need to return to public service. In a region of Pakistan, the
mastermind of that crime and the leader of the Al Qaeda terrorist
network, Osama bin Laden, has been killed. I am pleased to hear
Monday, May 2, 2011 6:14 am
Osama bin Laden, the mastermind behind the Sept. 11, 2001,
terror attacks that killed thousands of Americans, was slain in a
firefight Sunday with U.S. forces in Pakistan, ending a manhunt
that spanned a decade. Here are some local reactions from Sunday
night after President Barack Obama announced the news:
Taj Khan, Lodi Muslim
“I’m glad he has departed from this world, and the world will be
a safer place.
“All the people of Pakistan are going to be really happy. A lot
of people have died in Pakistan for the last five or six
Wednesday, March 9, 2011 12:00 am
Some American Muslims, including at least one in the Lodi area,
are concerned that the House Homeland Security Committee hearing on
Muslim extremists will unfairly target Islam.
Wednesday, September 22, 2010 12:00 am
The burning of books has been going on for about as long as
there have been humans with the ability to write or print. Many
historians point to the burning of books in 213 B.C. by the first
Emperor of the Qin Dynasty, Quin Shi Huang-di, as one of the first
great offenses against literature and humanity.
Thursday, August 19, 2010 12:00 am
The Democratic opponent of Rep. Dan Lungren, R-Gold River, has
returned a $250 campaign contribution from an official with the
Council on American-Islamic Relations after Republicans questioned
whether the donation came from a terrorist.
Thursday, January 14, 2010 12:00 am
Councilwoman JoAnne Mounce is raising questions about a public
art project that will contain religious symbols, saying she is
concerned about blending faith and government.
Saturday, January 9, 2010 12:00 am
The Lodi News-Sentinel recently printed several letters
discussing the current war we face against the onslaught of radical
Friday, May 1, 2009 10:00 pm
County planning commissioners this week are considering a
proposed Islamic Center on Lower Sacramento Road south of Harney
Lane. This is the second attempt by supporters to create a place
for worship and other gatherings on the parcel.
Friday, November 16, 2007 10:00 pm
Ahmad Hashimi rests on a couch in a comfortable, cream-colored
robe. His feet are bare, and a black cylindrical hat sits atop his
head hiding his straight dark hair that is flecked with gray.
Monday, September 10, 2007 10:00 pm
Lodi resident Hamid Hayat was sentenced Monday to 24 years in
federal prison after a jury convicted him of supporting terrorists
and then lying about it to the FBI.
Tuesday, May 22, 2007 10:00 pm
One in four younger U.S. Muslims said in a poll that suicide
bombings to defend their religion are acceptable at least in some
circumstances, though most Muslim Americans overwhelmingly reject
the tactic and are critical of Islamic extremism and al-Qaida.
Monday, April 30, 2007 10:00 pm
In August 2005, Vice President Dick Cheney ordered Strategic
Command (STRATCOM) to prepare a plan "to be employed in response to
another 9/11-type terrorist attack on the United States (including)
large-scale air assault on Iran employing both conventional and
tactical nuclear weapons … not conditional on Iran actually being
involved in the act of terrorism directed against the United