Famous quotes

"Happiness can be defined, in part at least, as the fruit of the desire and ability to sacrifice what we want now for what we want eventually" - Stephen Covey

Sunday, May 31, 2009

India Questions Russell Peters

This is my favourite comedian ,the Indian Canadian Russell Peters Finally in India

Indians Protest in Australia over the race attacks

THE anger and frustration of Indian students spilled on to the streets of Melbourne yesterday as scuffles broke out during their protest against continued violent attacks.

There was pushing and shoving on the steps of Flinders Street Station after the crowd of about 2000 refused to move and began pelting the windows above the station entrance with stones and bottles.

Up to 60 police, some on horseback, soon restored order and pushed the crowd back onto the streets.

An Indian law student, who did not wish to be named, said the police had caused the trouble by pushing people back. One man, a 22-year-old from St Albans, was charged with riotous behaviour and criminal damage.

Gautam Gupta, a spokesman for the Federation of Indian Students of Australia, said late last night that the protesters had issued a series of demands, which the State Government must meet.

"We want a multicultural police section and we want crime statistics made public so that we know the extent of the problem," he said.

The protesters also wanted on-site accommodation for Indian students at all universities and colleges.

"We want blanket cover for all international students, covering them for accidents and assaults and the government should run an ad campaign highlighting positive influence that migrants and international students have made to this country."

Mr Gupta blamed outsiders for the trouble outside the station, saying it was always meant to be a peaceful rally.

"People have been angry over the past few weeks, especially the young people, but it was supposed to be a peaceful rally. Unfortunately there were some agitators there, stirring things up … They had their own agenda," he said.

Yarra Trams said services along Swanston and Flinders streets had been disrupted since 2.30 pm yesterday and would not run until the area was cleared. Cars were also blocked along Flinders Street.

As the night drew, protester numbers dropped to about 600, and they decided to stage a sit-down protest.

A protester shouted: "If you are a real Indian, you will not leave until the morning", and many agreed.

The march started peacefully earlier in the day at the Royal Melbourne Hospital, where 25-year-old Sravan Kumar Theerthala remains in a serious condition in intensive care after being stabbed in the head with a screwdriver at a party in Hadfield two weekends ago.

Nearly 2000 students chanted as they marched down Melbourne's streets, carrying signs which read "I pay fees, I pay tax, I get stabbed in Oz" and "Racism is more dangerous than swine flu". While there was widespread support for the rally, there was also evidence of the racism the students were protesting against.

Several bystanders yelled racial slurs, one man shouting at the protesters to "f--- off home".

Among the marchers were friends of Mr Theerthala.

Srikanth Guttapalia said that the 25-year-old was now breathing unaided, but his long-term prognosis was still uncertain.

"We are hoping, praying for the best," he said. "But these attacks have been happening for a long time, and it is very serious. People are scared. Everyone has roommates and classmates who have been attacked."

Suresh Chokkakula said agencies promoting international study "painted a picture that Australia is very safe".

"But it is not safe; the picture is very different. We do not feel safe, we do not feel welcome, in this city."

Baljinder Singh is still recovering in The Alfred hospital, a week after he was stabbed in the stomach with a screwdriver by two men as they robbed him of his wallet.

"My advice to every Indian student now who wants to come to Australia is, 'Please don't come'."

Friday, May 29, 2009

Thursday, May 28, 2009

Mancow and Olbermann

This was an interesting interview where Mancow the right wing radio talk show host who tried waterboarding himself and admitted that it was torture after campaigning in the previous two weeks that it wasnt

Saturday, May 23, 2009

Achmed the dead Terrorist

This is a hilarious clip of Jeff Dunham the Ventriloquist doing one of his famous characters "Achmed"I have been watching his videos for a long time now and they are simply amazing and you wont get offended by the racial stereotyping as it is extremely funny.This is one such clip

Tuesday, May 19, 2009

The Young Turks

Nice video by Cenk Uighur about the Fox news debate on Pelosi

Sunday, May 17, 2009

The 3rd movie in the Terminator series but not the best but yet seems to be satisfying to see the end of the saga(Not really as the 4th installment is already on its way due for release in Mid June with "Christian Bale" in the lead)Finally we can get the entire story behind the Man Vs Machine battle.It was very confusing in the first two parts but the third one explains everything.Surprised to come across this movie on Youtube.Even youtube allows movie(though a little old) to be uploaded.Here is the entire movie Enjoy

Monday, May 11, 2009

Wanda Sykes White house Correspondents Dinner

THis is a hilarious segment of Wanda Sykes berating Rush,Cheney and HAnnity

17 Again

This is the movie i watched a couple of weeks back.It stars the Friends star Mathew Perry and the High School Musical Fame Zack Efron.It is the story of a middle aged man who is unhappy with his life with a divorce and his job was'nt very endearing.Suddenly he realises that he has gone back to his younger self of 17 years due to some magic.This unforseen incident leads him to take a look at his life and relive his younger days and enables him to take a positive outlook on his life.THis is a comedy movie with not much comedy in it.Probably this is an average movie with nothing special.Probably could watch it once.

Saturday, May 02, 2009

Funny conan Stewart Colbert fight

Behind the scene look at the Late night fight

Rachel Maddow

She is the most popular liberal news host on tele in USA .She talks some sense into the mostly conservative America like here