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  • Sunil Tripathi: missing student wrongly identified as Boston Marathon bombing suspect

    04/19/2013 11:27:08 AM PDT · by ravager · 13 replies
    NDTV ^ | April 19, 2013 20:48 IS | Prasad Sanyal
    Sunil Tripathi, young Indian-American, who has been missing since March 16, was vilified on social media sites reporting that the Boston Police Department scanner had named him as one of two men suspected to be responsible for the Boston Marathon bombings on Monday, that left three people dead and about 180 injured. Many hours later, the Boston police said both the marathon blast suspects, one dead, the other on the run, had both been identified as brothers from Chechnya. In a statement on Facebook his family said, "We have known unequivocally all along that neither individual suspected as responsible for...
  • UNOFFERED APOLOGY ACCEPTED

    04/19/2013 11:26:37 AM PDT · by Lazamataz · 105 replies
    Free Republic Original Content | April 19, 2013 | By Laz A. Mataz
    When the Boston Marathon terror bombs ripped through the flesh of innocent victims, killing three and maiming more than one-hundred and eighty, the American Pravda Press was quick and eager to assign blame. Scarely had the flow of blood been stemmed, and barely had the shrapnel stopped moving, when these propagandists -- acting on utterly no information whatsoever -- attempted to pin blame on the political right: On April 15, the New York Times Nicholas Kristof tweeted:He subsequently walked the comments back, but not before revealing his bias and predilection. CNN was very quick to assign a false blame. Immediately...
  • Boy Scouts propose lifting ban on gays, but only for youth

    04/19/2013 11:26:04 AM PDT · by Nachum · 34 replies
    Reuters ^ | 4/19/13 | Atossa Araxia Abrahamian
    The Boy Scouts of America on Friday moved to partially lift its long-standing ban on gays, with a decision that would allow openly gay youth members but continue to bar gay adults in one of the largest youth serving organizations in America. If the resolution is approved in a nationwide vote in May, "no youth may be denied membership in the Boy Scouts of America on the basis of sexual orientation or preference alone," Deron Smith, the organization´s spokesman, told Reuters. The report found religious groups linked to the Scouts were concerned with homosexual adult leaders not with youth
  • Viewing photo of dead suspect cathartic for some law enforcement officers

    04/19/2013 11:24:11 AM PDT · by BlatherNaut · 73 replies
    boston.com ^ | 4/19/13 | Maria Cramer
    His mouth is agape. His face is awash in blood. On his right side is a wide gash where doctors cut him open to try to start his heart and save his life. The image of Tamerlan Tsarnaev, dead and naked on a slab, snapped by an unknown person, was emailed repeatedly by law enforcement officers Friday morning. “Suspect 1” was written above the gruesome picture. Seeing a photo of one of the Marathon bombing suspects dead was cathartic, said one law enforcement official who saw the picture.
  • Rubio Draws Scorn Of Bloomberg Gun Group

    04/19/2013 11:23:17 AM PDT · by marktwain · 9 replies
    CBSMiami ^ | 19 April, 2013 | NA
    MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Florida Senator Marco Rubio was vocal in his opposition to any new gun control measures and voted against the expanded background check amendment earlier this week. That vote has now drawn the scorn of New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s Mayors Against Illegal Guns group. According to the Miami Herald, the local leader of that group, Pinecrest Mayor Cindy Lerner said of Rubio’s move, “Your position and your vote yesterday put you on shaky ground with 94 percent of Floridians. You are a coward Senator Rubio. You are afraid to stand up to the gun lobby and to...
  • Calling a Spade a Spade in Boston

    04/19/2013 11:20:43 AM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 35 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | 4/19/13 | Roger Kimball
    One of the curious, but also most predictable, responses to the Boston Marathon bombings from the Left has been the fervent expression — amounting nearly to a prayer — that the perpetrator or perpetrators of this act of mass murder be “homegrown,” preferably white, male, Christian, and conservative. Why? Why does the Left prefer to have its terrorism served up by Timothy McVeigh rather than Durka Durka Mohammed Jihad? It’s an interesting question. That the Left exhibits this prejudice is, like Falstaff’s dishonesty, “gross as a mountain, open, palpable.” David Sirota, writing at Salon, gives almost comic expression to the...
  • Bombing Suspects’ Uncle: They Do Not Deserve To Live On This Earth (says they are losers)

    04/19/2013 11:19:37 AM PDT · by drewh · 51 replies
    CBS Boston ^ | April 19, 2013 12:12 PM
    Tsarni was shocked when he was informed of the unfolding situation that left Tamerlan Tsarnaev dead in a shootout. He described Tamerlan as a “loser.” “He deserved his. He absolutely deserved his,” Tsarni said. “They do not deserve to live on this earth.” Later in the morning, Tsarni held an impassioned news conference that began with him offering condolences to “those who’ve been murdered, those who’ve been injured.” Tsarni noted that his family had not been in touch with the family of the suspects for a number of years, but still, he expressed shame. “My family has nothing to do...
  • Chechen President blames AMERICA for Boston bomb suspects' acts of evil ,,,,

    04/19/2013 11:11:50 AM PDT · by tobyhill · 28 replies
    mail online ^ | 4/19/2013 | By MATT BLAKE
    Chechnya's Russian-backed president has hit out at America for killing one of the suspected Boston Marathon bombers and blamed the US for moulding them into terrorists. Chechen-born Tamerlan Tsarnaev, 26, died from gunshot wounds and possible blast injuries after a fierce gun battle rocked the Watertown area of Boston hours after a police officer was shot dead at the nearby MIT campus. His 19-year-old brother, Dzhokha, fled the shoot out and is on the run, reportedly having strapped explosives to his body. But President Ramzan Kadyrov, a former Chechen rebel himself, told US authorities that 'any attempt to draw a...
  • Kerry: US 'in a direct confrontation with evil'

    04/19/2013 11:03:26 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 46 replies
    Kerry: US 'in a direct confrontation with evil' By Julian Pecquet - 04/19/13 11:39 AM ET The bombings in Boston have only strengthened President Obama's resolve to strengthen international cooperation against terrorism, Secretary of State John Kerry said Friday. “For this entire week, we've been in a direct confrontation with evil,” Kerry said. “President Obama has made this a critical component of his foreign policy, and obviously this just emphasizes that.” Kerry, a former senator of Massachusetts, made the remarks in a press conference alongside Mexican Foreign Secretary Jose Antonio Meade after their bilateral meeting at the State Department. Kerry...
  • Boston Bomber Could Have Been Deported After 2009 Conviction

    04/19/2013 10:56:03 AM PDT · by Nachum · 49 replies
    One of the Chechen terrorists who carried out the Boston Marathon bombings could have been deported years ago after a criminal conviction and the other was granted American citizenship on the 11th anniversary of the worst terrorist attack on U.S. soil. Tamerlan Tsarnaev, the 26-year-old killed in a wild shootout with police, was a legal U.S. resident who nevertheless could have been removed from the country after a 2009 domestic violence conviction, according to a Judicial Watch source. That means the Obama administration missed an opportunity to deport Tsarnaev but evidently didn’t feel he represented a big enough threat. Adding...
  • Dear Gang of Eight, you're going in the wrong direction

    04/19/2013 10:55:42 AM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 61 replies
    April 19, 2013 | Jim Robinson
    The horrific events of this week should convince even you. No, we do not need to loosen our borders or our immigration policies. We need to tighten security and closely control who we allow to enter the country. Obama and the idiot Democrats are succeeding in their primary goal of bring capitalism to its knees. They WANT America to fail. They want capitalism to fail. Obama is a constitution-hating Marxist and his supporters wish to completely eliminate the constitutional limits on government and usher in their socialist utopia. And they wish to remove our borders and allow all their comrades...
  • Bombing suspect on the run became US citizen last year on Sept. 11 (Pathway to Citizenship)

    04/19/2013 10:54:20 AM PDT · by tobyhill · 40 replies
    NBC ^ | 4/19/2013 | Jonathan Dienst and Erin McClam
    One became an American citizen last year on Sept. 11. The other was a boxer who once said: “I like the USA.” The two known suspects in the attack on the Boston Marathon — one killed, one on the loose — are brothers with a background in the separatist Russian republic of Chechnya, law enforcement officials told NBC News. The suspect at large early Friday was Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19, born in Kyrgyzstan, who became a naturalized American citizen on Sept. 11, 2012, according to documents obtained by NBC News. He had a Massachusetts driver’s license and was living in the...
  • Party pros: Mood for this year’s White House dinner not as festive (Mrs O's Oscar bomb?)

    04/19/2013 10:49:27 AM PDT · by Liz · 14 replies
    THE HILL ^ | 4/17/13 | Judy Kurtz
    The White House Correspondents’ Association dinner — considered DC's glitziest and most buzzworthy event — appears to be a bit more low-key this year...absent some of Hollywood’s brightest stars. Hollywood Reporter last year held star-studded affair with Google at the W Hotel, is also ducking out. A publicist tells us, “we aren’t doing anything this year.” “I don’t know if it’s toned down or not,” Hollywood on the Potomac editor Janet Donovan said of the mood in town, “but it feels that way.” Donovan pointed to the lack of Anthony Weiner-sized headlines as a possible reason, saying that “perhaps we...
  • (Video) Travis County DA sentenced to 45 days for DWI Newsroom

    04/19/2013 10:49:14 AM PDT · by Arrowhead1952 · 56 replies
    KLBJ Radio ^ | 4/19/2013 | Newsroom
    (Video) Travis County DA sentenced to 45 days for DWI Newsroom 4/19/2013 Sheriff's deputies have taken Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg into custody after a judge sentenced her to 45 days in jail for DWI. Lehmberg pleaded guilty to the charge Friday after she was arrested last weekend. She later issued a formal apology and said she would plead guilty to whatever charge the county prosecutor thought appropriate. She did not ask for a plea deal or any special treatment. Based on sentencing standards, it was not immediately clear how long she would actually spend in jail. Lehmberg said...
  • TSA Chief: Chechen Women With Explosive Bras Inspired U.S. Airport Pat Downs

    04/19/2013 10:45:46 AM PDT · by Nachum · 43 replies
    CNS News ^ | 4/19/19 | Terence P. Jeffrey
    Transportation Security Administration Administrator John Pistole said at a Christian Science Monitor breakfast in 2010 that his agency’s intrusive pat downs of U.S. air passengers was inspired by two Chechen women who were able to blow up two Russian airliners because "they had explosives in their bras and around their waists." In fact, a November 2005 report by the Office of the Inspector General of the Department of Homeland Security specifically stipulated that TSA’s pat down policy had been initiated in response to the in-air bombing of two Russian airliners by Chechen women who smuggled explosives in their clothing.
  • (Former Flordia US Rep.) Allen West: Can We Investigate Radical Islamic Terror Now?

    04/19/2013 10:41:56 AM PDT · by drewh · 26 replies
    Former Florida Rep. Allen West issued a scathing statement on his Facebook page Friday, in response to the ongoing manhunt for one of the suspects in the Boston Marathon bombings. “Let me be very clear. The terrorist attack in Boston and evolving events indicate we have a domestic radical Islamic terror problem in America,” he wrote. “No more excuses. No more apologies. We are in a war of ideological wills and we shall prevail He also recounted previous congressional attempts to hold hearings on radical Islamism. “When Rep. Peter King attempted to have hearings on domestic terrorism, he was attacked...
  • Sec'y Kerry to speak at 2:00 PM. It just gets better (Live Thread)

    04/19/2013 10:39:56 AM PDT · by Toespi · 84 replies
    Is the chief of North Vietnam getting ready to spew more venom against the US?
  • Islam is the Ultimate Sleeper Cell

    04/19/2013 10:39:43 AM PDT · by SaveOurRepublicFromTyranny · 24 replies
    Frontpage Mag ^ | April 19, 2013 | Daniel Greenfield
    Sleeper? Every believer in Islam is potentially a sleeper, ready to undergo what the experts call “radicalization”. But radicalization is largely a misnomer. The proper term is religiosity...
  • Where is Waldo....er...um...Rubio?

    04/19/2013 10:38:06 AM PDT · by AdamBomb · 18 replies
    04/18/2013 | Adam
    Has anyone seen or heard from Mr. Rubio (playing guitar below) since Monday morning? I wonder how that immigration reform will "play" now.....
  • Biden Vows Obama Will Use Executive Orders

    04/19/2013 10:37:07 AM PDT · by yoe · 86 replies
    Cowboy Bytes ^ | April 19, 2013
    They can’t pass gun control via Congress so they’re going the dictator route. This is not going to go over well. On a conference call with “stakeholders,” Biden told gun control advocates that the fight is not over and that eventual action on gun control will come. Press were not invited to the conference call; a participant provided BuzzFeed with access. “Look I know you’re going to say that I’m just being an optimist and I’m trying to put a good face on this. But you know I’ve been around here a long time and we’ve already done, because of...
  • Pervez Musharraf taken into custody on charges of terrorism

    04/19/2013 10:36:05 AM PDT · by South40 · 8 replies
    GuardianUK ^ | 4/19/2013 | Jon Boone
    Pervez Musharraf, the man who was once Pakistan's all-powerful military ruler, was taken into police custody on Friday following a judge's ruling that he should be tried on terrorism charges. Any hopes the former president might have had of clinging on to some dignity by being held under house arrest were dashed when police officers came and escorted him from his luxury home on the outskirts of Islamabad to the city's police headquarters. He has been remanded in custody for two days while police investigate claims that his sacking of top judges towards the end of his eight-year rule in...
  • House Investigators Talking to New Benghazi Whistleblowers

    04/19/2013 10:34:50 AM PDT · by cblue55 · 24 replies
    CBS News ^ | April 17, 2013 | Sheryl Attkison
    CBS News has learned that multiple new whistleblowers are privately speaking to investigators with the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee regarding the Sept. 11, 2012 terrorist attacks on the U.S. compounds in Benghazi, Libya.
  • TCM Classic Movie Alert 4/19/13

    04/19/2013 10:32:56 AM PDT · by Vision · 13 replies
    TCM ^ | 4/19/13 | Vision
    This is your Turner Classic Movie channel alert! Tonight...His Girl Friday (1940), 8pm est "An unscrupulous editor plots to keep his star reporter-and ex-wife-from re-marrying." Overview & Cast
  • Guys, Need Help With A Photo (vanity)

    04/19/2013 10:32:11 AM PDT · by RushIsMyTeddyBear · 19 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 4/19/2013 | me
    I need help with a photo. Linked from The Blaze. This was floating around on the internet and I just happened to look at it, again. The younger brother (who police are chasing) is clearly pictured leaving (the one circled). If you look at the picture closely.....I think his older brother is on the right wearing khakis and that hat. Am I wrong? My son and I think it's him. He's near a baby stroller tucked behind another woman.
  • Food for Thought...

    04/19/2013 10:29:37 AM PDT · by Rumplemeyer · 4 replies
    4/18/13 | Jack Sprat
    FOOD FOR THOUGHT...THINK ABOUT IT! (JackSprat) If you can get arrested for hunting or fishing without a license, but not for being in the country illegally ... you might live in a country founded by geniuses but run by idiots. If you have to get your parents' permission to go on a field trip or take an aspirin in school, but not to get an abortion ... you might live in a country founded by geniuses but run by idiots. If the only school curriculum allowed to explain how we got here is evolution, but the government stops a $15...
  • Anyone going to see REDfords movie this weekend?

    04/19/2013 10:27:08 AM PDT · by longfellow · 37 replies
    4-19-13 | Longfellow
    The one that praises scum like these commie, muslim terrorists? REDford's timing couldn't be better to catch the shiite storm he deserves. Granted I doubt that these two terrorists are going to be given a job teaching in Chicago but you never know. I would also like the media to ask our Muslim president on who's side he is on now? I think the American public deserves an answer since he is trying to take away our guns when he is arming terrorists and allowing them to kill Americans, It seems we already know. I will keep my guns thank...
  • MSNBC's Attitude Toward Terrorism Earns Them This Logo Redesign

    04/19/2013 10:25:43 AM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 16 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 4-19-13 | The Looking Spoon
    On Monday Chris Matthews was free to speculate that the Boston Bomber was some right-winger because it was on tax day.Now that we know the (still suspected) bombers are Muslim with possible ties to radical Islam (which some would argue is redundant) Chuck Todd (also at MSNBC)  doesn't want to draw any conclusions.Amazing. I used to think they thought WE were stupid, but now I know THEY are stupid and we're just victims of it.
  • The Issue is Not Chechnya, It’s Islamist Terrorism

    04/19/2013 10:25:06 AM PDT · by drewh · 66 replies
    Front Page Magazine ^ | April 19, 2013 | By Daniel Greenfield
    Now that we know who the bombers are and one of them is dead, and that they are Chechen Muslims, the media has gone into “Palestinian” mode insisting that we need to talk about the conflict in Chechnya. We can talk about Chechnya, but the issue there and everywhere else is Islamic nationalism or Islamism. The bombers could have been from Chechnya or Mali or Bosnia or Iraq or Egypt or Afghanistan or any Muslim country where Islamists are active. And that’s most Muslim countries, especially after the Arab Spring. There is a conflict in Chechnya and Iraq and Pakistan...
  • *Live Updates* Boston Manhunt

    04/19/2013 10:22:32 AM PDT · by Celtic_Storm · 15 replies
    BREITBART ^ | 4-18-13 | EZRA DULIS
    UPDATE (12:42 PM EDT): CNN: both suspects claimed asylum to get green cards, eventually became naturalized U.S. citizens. Younger brother received citizenship in 2012. (UPDATE UPDATE): CNN producer says Dzhorkhar became citizen on 9/11/2012.
  • 1 Chechen Terrorist Killed, the Other Sought: Wild Night of Bombs, Gunfire

    04/19/2013 10:21:59 AM PDT · by robowombat · 9 replies
    CNS ^ | April 19, 2013 | Susan Jones
    1 Chechen Terrorist Killed, the Other Sought: Wild Night of Bombs, Gunfire As a Major U.S. City Now 'Shelters in Place' April 19, 2013 By Susan Jones Mid-morning update: The Boston bombing probe briefly moved across state lines to Connecticut on Friday morning, but that was quickly over. At the request of Massachusetts police, Connecticut state police were asked to look out for a gray Honda CRV that "could POSSIBLY be occupied by a wanted suspect" in the Boston Marathon boming. A short time later, Connecticut police issued a news release saying, "This vehicle has been recovered in Boston. All...
  • Mother of Boston bombing suspects arrested last year for 'stealing $1,600 worth of clothes from

    04/19/2013 10:19:36 AM PDT · by ColdOne · 38 replies
    dailymail.co.uk ^ | 4/19/13 | Daily Mail Reporter
    full title...Mother of Boston bombing suspects arrested last year for 'stealing $1,600 worth of clothes from Lord & Taylor'The mother of the two Chechnyan brothers suspected of setting off two bombs at the Boston Marathon was arrested last year for allegedly stealing $1,600 worth of clothes from an upscale department store. Zubeidat K. Tsarnaeva, 45, was charged with two counts of malicious/wanton damage and defacement to property after allegedly swiping the merchandise from a Lord & Taylor in Natick, Mass. in June 2012.
  • No, Mr. Obama, America is not safer than ever. You LIE!! [FReepathon thread XVI]

    04/19/2013 10:19:09 AM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 243 replies
    The nation is getting a wake-up call this morning. Bombs and gun battles in the streets. No, Mr. Obama, America is not safer than ever. You LIE!! Secure the borders!! Get a handle on who you allow into the country!! Quit allowing these people in!! Duh, they are at war with us!! And quit trying to take our guns!! FReepers, FR is needed now more than ever!! The defense of Liberty starts at home. Never ever give up your guns!! Please keep those donations coming in folks. FR is funded solely by the freedom loving folks who love and use...
  • Islam is the Ultimate Sleeper Cell

    04/19/2013 10:14:55 AM PDT · by Perseverando · 26 replies
    FrontPageMag.com ^ | Arpil 19, 2013 | Daniel Greenfield
    We don’t know whether Dzhokar Tsarneav and Tamerlan Tsarneav were aligned with any Muslim terrorist organization, but there is no reason that they had to be. Most recent Muslim terrorist plots were carried out by “lone wolves”, individuals or small groups, who received their Islamist indoctrination and explosives training through the Islamic internet of Jihadist social media. It may turn out that the Tsarneavs attended a terrorist training camp at some point in the past. But it may be just as likely that they never did. Terrorist training camps still exist, but they are becoming relics when it comes to...
  • Chechen President Says American Upbringing to Blame(for Boston terror attack--mega barf!)

    04/19/2013 10:11:11 AM PDT · by drewh · 40 replies
    The Weekly Standard ^ | 11:42 AM, Apr 19, 2013 | By DANIEL HALPER
    The Chechen president has apparently released a statement that blames the suspects' American upbringing for their alleged terrorist activity. "Tragic events have taken place in Boston. A terrorist attack killed people. We have already expressed our condolences to the people of the city and to the American people. Today, the media reports, one Tsarnaev was killed as [police] tried to arrest him. It would be appropriate if he was detained and investigated, and the circumstances and the extent of his guilt determined. Apparently, the security services needed to calm down the society by any means necessary," says Chechen president Ramzan...
  • Far From War-Torn Homeland, Trying to Fit In (*BARF*) (terrorist apologist)

    04/19/2013 10:08:01 AM PDT · by markomalley · 30 replies
    NY Slimes ^ | 4/19/2013 | ERICA GOODE
    One was a boxer who liked Russian rap videos and once said, “I don’t have a single American friend.” The other, an all-star high school wrestler, listed “Islam” as his worldview on a Russian social-media page and was described by a neighbor as a “very photogenic kid” who had “a heart of gold.” As a picture has begun to emerge of the two brothers, Tamerlan Tsarnaev, 26, and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19, who are suspected of carrying out the bombings at the Boston Marathon, it was difficult to distinguish them from millions of other young people who come to the United...
  • Hitting Home

    04/19/2013 9:59:50 AM PDT · by Lacey · 41 replies
    Creators ^ | 04/17/2013 | Susan Estrich
    m from Boston. Over the years, I lived in two apartments within a stone's throw of Monday's bombings. Over the years, I stood and cheered marathon runners countless times. I know every square inch of the area in all the pictures, which is hardly unusual. It's the center of Boston. My nephew was around the corner when the explosions went off. This week's terror hit home for me. And what to do? That is always the question. Do you stop going to sporting events? Cultural events? Outdoor rallies? I was raped around the corner from where the bombs hit. I...
  • Chechnya: A History Of Horrors

    04/19/2013 9:59:43 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 12 replies
    http://www.foxnews.com/ ^ | April 19, 2013 | Chris Stirewalt
    Perhaps no region in the world can claim a history so tragic and violent as Chechnya and the rest of the northern Caucuses.
  • Stelter Berates Fox for Daring to Report on Deadly Texas Blast, Not Obama's Angry Gun Remarks

    04/19/2013 9:57:37 AM PDT · by chessplayer · 29 replies
    Brian Stelter, media reporter for the New York Times, foisted his peculiar news judgment on Fox News, weighing President Obama's petulant remarks after the defeat of his gun control plans as more newsworthy than a fire at a Texas fertilizer plant that has killed at least 12 people and injured up to 200.
  • The 5th Largest City in US is Effectively Bankrupt

    04/19/2013 9:55:16 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 52 replies
    Townhall ^ | 04/18/2013 | Mike Shedlock
    You know a city is in deep trouble when its mayor invites Wall Street but not the press and not private citizens to a closed meeting to discuss the future, including a sell-off of city assets. Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter, whose municipality has the lowest credit rating of the five most-populous U.S. cities, did just that. My translation: Philadelphia is bankrupt. However, that easily discernible fact will of course be denied until it officially happens. Please consider Philadelphia Holds Closed Meeting With Wall StreetPhiladelphia Mayor Michael Nutter, whose municipality has the lowest credit rating of the five most-populous U.S. cities,...
  • Nevadans To Protest Senator Dean Heller For Voting Against Background Checks On Saturday

    04/19/2013 9:53:57 AM PDT · by marktwain · 23 replies
    ibtimes.com ^ | 19 April, 2013 | NA
    LAS VEGAS, April 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mayors Against Illegal Guns announced today that concerned Nevadans will gather with Mayors Against Illegal Guns, ProgressNow Nevada, and veteran and gun owner Johnathan L. Abbinett on Saturday for a "Shame on You" protest against Senator Dean Heller, who voted with the Washington gun lobby and against the 90 percent of Nevadans who support commonsense, life-saving background checks for all gun sales. This week Senator Heller was among those who voted against bipartisan legislation proposed by Senators Joe Manchin and Pat Toomey that would have closed the loopholes that make it easy for...
  • Feiz Mohammad: Radical Muslim Preacher Who Inspired Boston Marathon Bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev

    04/19/2013 9:53:23 AM PDT · by drewh · 14 replies
    International Business Times ^ | April 19, 2013 3:11 PM GMT
    Feiz Mohammad, the radical preacher cited by dead Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev, is a former boxer who blames women for being raped and called for a prominent Dutch politician to be beheaded. Widely known as ‘Sheikh Feiz’, the preacher was born in Australia circa 1970-1 but fled to Lebanon, the homeland of his parents, eight years ago after becoming one of the world's most controversial Islamic lecturers. He has been investigated by Australian police for inciting violence and terrorism, and was even captured on a British TV documentary encouraging children to become martyrs for Islam six years ago. Feiz...
  • Reserve deputy smuggled illegal immigrants into U.S., officials say

    04/19/2013 9:51:15 AM PDT · by moonshinner_09 · 9 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | April 19, 2013 | Tony Perry
    SAN DIEGO -- A reserve deputy with the Imperial County Sheriff's Department has been arrested on suspicion of smuggling illegal immigrants into the U.S., officials said. Elizabeth Hernandez, 23, of El Centro, was arrested Wednesday after being spotted by Border Patrol agents smuggling three illegal immigrants past a checkpoint on Highway 86 near Salton City, prosecutors said. The three were in the trunk of Hernandez's personal car, according to prosecutors. She was wearing her uniform and carrying her department-issued firearm, court documents indicate. Hernandez admitted to agents that she has smuggled immigrants about eight times and has been paid more...
  • A View from the Eye of the Storm (Must read repost)

    04/19/2013 9:49:16 AM PDT · by Hostage · 16 replies
    Southern Cross Review ^ | Soon After 9-11 | Haim Harari
    As you know, I usually provide the scientific and technological "entertainment" in our meetings, but, on this occasion, our Chairman suggested that I present my own personal view on events in the part of the world from which I come. I have never been and I will never be a Government official and I have no privileged information. My perspective is entirely based on what I see, on what I read and on the fact that my family has lived in this region for almost 200 years. You may regard my views as those of the proverbial taxi driver, which...
  • Missouri House Approves Sweeping Pro-Gun Proposals

    04/19/2013 9:46:06 AM PDT · by marktwain · 13 replies
    kspr.com ^ | 18 April, 2012 | Joanna Small
    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — The Missouri House has given it's preliminary stamp of approval to looser gun laws. As many of our national leaders push for more restrictions, Missouri is moving in the opposite direction. Groups like the Brady Campaign have given Missouri failing grades for the strength of its gun laws, but the state house is considering more freedoms when it comes to guns and few people in the Ozarks are complaining. --------------------------cut-------------------------- There are actually 24 pieces of gun legislation in the Missouri House right now. The proposals in this bill would ban the enforcement of federal gun laws,...
  • Dagestan - the most dangerous place in Europe

    04/19/2013 9:44:05 AM PDT · by tired&retired · 36 replies
    BBC News ^ | 23 November 2011 | Lucy Ash
    Once it was Chechnya, today it is the republic of Dagestan on the Caspian Sea that is the most explosive place in Russia - and in Europe. There are bomb attacks almost daily, shootouts between police and militants, tales of torture and of people going missing. Two armed men in camouflage holding Kalashnikov rifles enter the shop and tell the customers to leave. The terrified cashier stumbles past as one of the men puts a bomb on the counter and sets the timer. He does not bother emptying the till, he just walks out of the door. Seconds later, the...
  • Jahar Tsarnaev an Obama Supporter

    04/19/2013 9:42:10 AM PDT · by therightliveswithus · 17 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 4/19/2013 | Matthew
    His old account, almost certainly him. Last message was from a Muslim Imam. Attitude can take away your beauty no matter how good looking you are or it could enhance your beauty, making you adorable. — Mufti Ismail Menk (@muftimenk) April 17, 2013 Here's his account. From the day of the bombing: Ain't no love in the heart of the city, stay safe people — Jahar (@J_tsar) April 16, 2013
  • Napolitano: Deportation of Saudi National is a ‘Rumor’ (but doesn't exaclty deny it either)

    04/19/2013 9:40:01 AM PDT · by drewh · 23 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 2:17 PM 04/18/2013
    Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano reacted with incredulous frustration at questions presuming the Saudi national who was detained following the Boston Marathon bombing is set to be deported. “I am unaware of anyone who is being deported for national security concerns at all related to Boston. I don’t know where that rumor came from,” Napolitano said, when questioned by Rep. Jeff Duncan about reports of the Saudi national’s deportation during a House hearing Thursday. When Duncan pressed Napolitano, she cut him off, with an angry grimace, saying that the report is another example why law enforcement should be left to...
  • Boston Jihadi bomber's Facebook page: Islam and Bombs

    04/19/2013 9:39:01 AM PDT · by Perseverando · 8 replies
    Atlas Shrugs ^ | Arpil 19, 2013 | Pamela Geller
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    04/19/2013 9:36:36 AM PDT · by Nachum · 1 replies
    Nachumlist ^ | 4/19/19 | Nachum
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    04/19/2013 9:35:24 AM PDT · by forty_years · 22 replies
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