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  • Daily Beast Editor Decries ‘Rampant Islamophobia’ and ‘Xenophobic Politics’ in Europe

    Appearing on a special extended edition of NBC’s Today on Tuesday, Daily Beast world news editor Christopher Dickey fretted that “rampant Islamophobia” in Europe would intensify following the terrorist attacks in Belgium. Talking to co-hosts Savannah Guthrie and Matt Lauer early in the 11 a.m. ET hour, Dickey warned: “It's a huge political issue because there already was rampant Islamophobia in this part of the world.
  • Activists Protest Symbols Of Oppression In Tampa, Burn American Flag

    07/05/2015 2:56:49 PM PDT · by Iron Munro · 48 replies
    Tampa Bay Times ^ | July 3, 2015 | Zack Peterson
    Surrounded by nearly 50 activists, Crystal Wilson steadied a small American flag in one hand, and a lighter in the other. "The American flag holds as much hatred, as much oppression, as much blood as the Confederate flag," said Wilson, 25. She sparked the lighter, guiding the small flame to the red, white and blue cloth. It caught fire, and burned away the flecks of fabric. Another activist raised two smaller flags to the fire, and a third raised a full-sized American flag to the conflagration. Together, the emblems of freedom withered into tiny black bits on the sidewalk. The...
  • NYPD working to recruit more Muslims; expanding cadet program for college students

    06/11/2015 2:49:58 AM PDT · by markomalley · 29 replies
    AP ^ | 6/8/15
    The New York Police Department is working to recruit more Muslims, and is asking for help within the community to better refine outreach aimed at stifling the lure of overseas terror groups, officials said Monday. Right now, there are about 800 Muslim uniformed police officers out of about 35,000, according to the NYPD Muslim Officers Society. Of those, only about 20 are higher ranked officials. Lt. Adeel Rana, commanding officer of the community affairs immigration outreach unit, said there has been a slow increase over the past decade, but it has been rapidly changing in the past year and a...
  • Hillary Clinton Supporters Name 13 Dirty Words Reporters Can't Use

    03/27/2015 5:54:15 PM PDT · by ATOMIC_PUNK · 54 replies ^ | 3/26/2015 | Jeff Dunetz
    A group called HRC Super Volunteers just warned me "We will be watching, reading, listening and protesting coded sexism..." 2/2 Sexist words, they say, include "polarizing, calculating, disingenuous, insincere, ambitious, inevitable, entitled, over confident..." Also sexist, according to HRC Super Volunteers: "Secretive" and "will do anything to win, represents the past, out of touch..." Amy Chozick
  • Nigel Farage blames Paris attack on 'rather gross policy of multi-culturalism'

    01/08/2015 8:06:29 AM PST · by UKrepublican · 48 replies
    Nigel Farage has been accused of exploiting the murders of cartoonists in France for political gain after saying the attack was a result of “a really rather gross policy of multi-culturalism”. The UK Independence Party leader said there was a “fifth column” living in Britain and France responsible for terrorist attacks. He said the attacks underlined for "controlled immigration policy" with "full checks on everybody" who migrates to Britain. Theresa May, the Home Secretary, condemned the comments. "It is irresponsible to talk about a fifth column", she said. Eric Pickles, the Communities Secretary, said it was "utterly wrong" to attempt...
  • Boehner's Amnesty Fixation Undermines GOP Momentum

    05/16/2014 6:10:11 AM PDT · by xzins · 47 replies
    GOP ^ | May 15, 2014 | Christopher G. Adamo
    As the 2014 mid-term congressional elections loom, Democrats are indeed feeling gloomy. Their fanciful notion of retaking the House of Representatives, so gleefully pondered in the aftermath of Barack Obama’s 2012 reelection, is hardly mentioned anymore. Worse yet, some dire predictions of this fall’s outcome even include the prospect of Republicans gaining a majority in the Senate. The continually faltering economy (it is a stretch to honestly characterize anything that has occurred since 2009 as a “recovery”), combined with the nation’s collapsing international standing and a growing awareness that the worst repercussions of Obamacare are still yet to come, could...
  • Are media buying into ‘phony scandal’ claim?

    07/27/2013 9:53:46 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 36 replies
    Fox ^ | July 27, 2013
    Conservative leaders allege the media are trying to ignore the once high-profile scandals overshadowing the Obama administration, as President Obama and his aides aggressively push the claim that these controversies are "phony." The "phony scandal" line was the unofficial talking point of the week in Washington. White House Press Secretary Jay Carney made it his fallback retort from the podium -- when asked about the president's new wave of speeches on the economy, Carney explained Obama was trying to refocus Washington away from "fake" controversies. For three speeches in a row, Obama hammered this refrain: "With this endless parade of...
  • #3884 - PA...: Hamas "More Dangerous Enemy" than Israeli Occupation

    06/29/2013 3:27:58 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 2 replies
    MEMRI ^ | 2/6/13
  • Beat the press Reporters reveal how the Obama administration threatens and controls the media

    03/03/2013 2:39:20 PM PST · by Nachum · 32 replies
    NY Post ^ | 3/3/13 | MAUREEN CALLAHAN
    <p>As coverage of last week’s flare-up between Bob Woodward and the White House devolved into the granular parsing of words and implications and extrapolations and possible intent, the larger point was roundly missed: the increasing pressure that White House correspondents feel when dealing with the Obama administration — to follow their narrative, to be properly deferential (!), to react to push-back by politely sitting down and shutting up.</p>
  • Is the American Economy Being Deliberately Destroyed? (Vid-8:48)

    12/15/2012 10:04:41 AM PST · by bayouranger · 36 replies ^ | 14DEC12 | bill whittle
    Is the looming economic destruction of America deliberate? Bill Whittle thinks so. So do I.
  • Alleged Federal Reserve Bomber Had an Accomplice, {NYPD} Kelly Says

    10/19/2012 4:20:44 AM PDT · by drpix · 4 replies ^ | 10/18/12 | Ben Fractenberg, Aidan Gardiner, Murray Weiss
    NEW YORK — The 21-year-old Bangladeshi man who allegedly tried to blow up the New York Federal Reserve Bank in lower Manhattan had an accomplice who was arrested Wednesday in San Diego, Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly said. The co-conspirator, identified by sources as Howard Willie Carter II, was arrested on child pornography charges hours after Quazi Mohammad Rezwanul Ahsan Nafis was taken into custody in Lower Manhattan, capping an extensive undercover operation by the FBI and NYPD, Kelly and sources said. - - clip - - One of the people Nafis was in close communication with was Carter, identified in...
  • U.S. Agencies See No Move by Iran to Build a Bomb (5th-Column/Useful-Idiot Journalism at Its Best)

    02/27/2012 3:24:05 AM PST · by drpix · 12 replies · 2+ views ^ | February 24, 201 | RISEN and MAZZETTI
    WASHINGTON — Even as the United Nations’ nuclear watchdog said in a new report Friday that Iran had accelerated its uranium enrichment program, American intelligence analysts continue to believe that there is no hard evidence that Iran has decided to build a nuclear bomb.... In Senate testimony on Jan. 31, James R. Clapper Jr., the director of national intelligence, stated explicitly that American officials believe that Iran is preserving its options for a nuclear weapon, but said there was no evidence that it had made a decision on making a concerted push to build a weapon... “They are certainly moving...
  • NBCbgets fresh leftist invasion. Network teams up with ‘journalism’org founded by Obama campaigners.

    12/07/2011 2:06:37 PM PST · by tutstar · 30 replies
    Aaron Klein Online ^ | 12 6 2011 | Aaron Klein
    NBC-owned television stations in cities across the nation just teamed up with a nonprofit “journalism” group funded by a billionaire husband and wife team who not only spent millions campaigning for President Obama but also topped donor lists to groups like ACORN and The nonprofit, ProPublica, will contribute to the news operations of all NBC owned-and-operated stations, including those in such cities as Los Angeles, Chicago and Philadelphia, the network announced Monday. The NBC affiliates will get early access to investigative reports from ProPublica, which describes itself as an “independent, non-profit newsroom that produces investigative journalism in the public...
  • EXCLUSIVE: Ex-ACORN Operatives Behind the Scene of 'Occupy' Protests

    The former New York office for ACORN, the disbanded community activist group, is playing a key role in the self-proclaimed “leaderless” Occupy Wall Street movement, organizing “guerrilla” protest events and hiring door-to-door canvassers to collect money under the banner of various causes while spending it on protest-related activities, sources tell The former director of New York ACORN, Jon Kest, and his top aides are now busy working at protest events for New York Communities for Change (NYCC). That organization was created in late 2009 when some ACORN offices disbanded and reorganized under new names after undercover video exposes prompted...
  • Fight Beaks Out at Rye Playland Over Muslim Headscarves

    08/31/2011 8:59:13 AM PDT · by markomalley · 31 replies
    MYFOXNY.COM ^ | 31 Aug 2011
    Police from several departments rushed to the Rye Playland amusement park in Westchester County after an altercation broke out between patrons over a tensions over Muslim headscarves. The fight erupted after a "misunderstanding" between the park workers and some Muslim patrons over the park's restrictions on headgear on some rides, according to the Westchester County Executive's Office. Apparently some Muslim women wearing the traditional headscarf, called a hijab, were denied access to some rides because of safety reasons. "The incident erupted when some of the women tried to gain entry on rides that prohibit any kind of headwear, such as...
  • New census milestone: Hispanics to hit 50 million

    03/24/2011 12:40:42 AM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 17 replies
    Associated Press ^ | March 24, 2011 | HOPE YEN
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- In a surprising show of growth, Hispanics accounted for more than half of the U.S. population increase over the last decade, exceeding estimates in most states. Pulled by migration to the Sun Belt, America's population center edged westward on a historic path to leave the Midwest.
  • Muslims Obtaining Foothold in US Government Agencies

    03/12/2011 10:19:07 AM PST · by IbJensen · 22 replies
    Right Side News ^ | 3/12/2011 | Logans Warning
    Islamic Society of N. America: Encouraging Muslims to Obtain a Foothold in Governmental Agencies I have said over and over that Muslims do not have to be anywhere near the majority of America, to have a major impact on our country. The reason being, is that they know exactly where to target. Tonight we see how the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA), is opening the door for Muslims to obtain a foothold within our government. (Related Content on the Islamist Infiltration of all American institutions) Careers in Interfaith/Government Target #1. Internships at the State Department STUDENT PROGRAMS Experience the...
  • Renewable energy (biomass) plants fined for Clean Air Act violations

    02/17/2011 6:46:56 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 15 replies
    California Watch ^ | 2/17/11 | Sam Pearson
    Two Central Valley biomass plants have agreed to pay more than $830,000 in fines for violating the Clean Air Act, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced yesterday. “Today’s enforcement actions are a victory for human health,” Jared Blumenfeld, EPA’s regional administrator for the Pacific Southwest, said in a statement. The plants in Chowchilla and El Nido, both owned by Global Ampersand, LLC, of Boston, were fined $343,000 and $492,000, respectively. Company representatives did not respond to requests for comment. David Kim, assistant regional counsel for the EPA, said that the fines showed that even the renewable energy industry could run...
  • Body of 2nd missing US Navy sailor recovered in eastern Afghanistan

    07/29/2010 4:53:11 AM PDT · by NCDragon · 78 replies · 7+ views ^ | July 29, 2010 |
    <p>KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A senior U.S. military official and Afghan officials say the body of a second U.S. sailor who went missing in a dangerous part of eastern Afghanistan has been recovered.</p> <p>The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to disclose the information, says the family of Petty Officer 3rd Class Jarod Newlove — a 25-year-old from the Seattle area — has been notified of his death.</p>
  • Obama Tries to Resurrect Immigration Reform (MCAMNESTY ALERT)

    06/29/2010 7:56:13 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 28 replies
    The New York Times ^ | 2010-06-29 | Julia Preston
    President Obama is reviving the thorny issue of immigration this week. He sent administration officials to Arizona on Monday to advertise his efforts on border security, while he is encouraging supporters of an immigration overhaul to focus their ire on Republicans as the cause for the legislation’s stall in Congress. Taking a break from the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, Mr. Obama summoned Latino leaders and immigrant advocates on short notice for a 45–minute White House meeting on Monday, and he met Tuesday with members of the House Congressional Hispanic Caucus. Also Tuesday, the White House announced that...
  • Is there evidence of the US actually supplying the enemy?

    05/28/2010 11:44:54 AM PDT · by mshoffner · 11 replies · 598+ views
    Huntington Political Examiner ^ | 05/28/2010 | Mark Shoffner
    There are rumors on the winds in Afghanistan that funding for the Taliban is funneled from the US government. At this point, just a rumor. There are a few top theories that are thought by the Afghan nationals.
  • Just another act of deadly treason

    05/26/2010 2:53:53 AM PDT · by Scanian · 18 replies · 990+ views
    NY Post ^ | May 25, 2010 | Ralph Peters
    Yesterday, The New York Times published another front-page article based on a leaked classified document. This time, it was an order signed by Gen. David Petraeus authorizing black operations against adversaries and such dubious friends as Iran, Syria, Yemen and Saudi Arabia. Gee, thanks. We really needed to know that. The world's a better place now. Yet the Times' sin was the lesser one. The paper has long since given up any pretense of patriotism. (Ugh! Yuck!) Its editors are just publishing and perishing as citizens of the world. It's whoever leaked the document that bears the burn-in-hell blame. We...
  • Soft on Terror (Krauthammer)

    01/29/2010 4:19:37 AM PST · by SonOfDarkSkies · 33 replies · 1,199+ views ^ | 1/29/2010 | Krauthammer
    he real scandal surrounding the failed Christmas Day airline bombing was not the fact that a terrorist got on a plane -- that can happen to any administration, as it surely did to the Bush administration -- but what happened afterward when Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab was captured and came under the full control of the U.S. government. After 50 minutes of questioning him, the Obama administration chose, reflexively and mindlessly, to give the chatty terrorist the right to remain silent. Which he immediately did, undoubtedly denying us crucial information about al-Qaeda in Yemen, which had trained, armed and dispatched him....
  • NBC's Chris Matthews Calls Saul Alinsky One Of His Heroes

    12/23/2009 11:53:08 AM PST · by My Favorite Headache · 35 replies · 1,559+ views
    Newsbusters ^ | 12/23/2009
    Chris Matthews on Tuesday called "Rules for Radicals" author Saul Alinsky one of his heroes. This admission came only five days after the "Hardball" host proudly admitted on the air that he was a liberal. "I always try to remind myself of Saul Alinsky when I get confused," Matthews told "Hardball" guest Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont). Such was revealed as the pair discussed the fate of health care reform. CHRIS MATTHEWS, HOST: Well, to reach back to one of our heroes from the past, from the `60s, Saul Alinsky once said that even though both sides have flaws in their arguments...
  • New Obama Military Rules of Engagement:, Don’t shoot back

    11/11/2009 6:52:34 PM PST · by clove · 247 replies · 11,747+ views
    Backpacker ^ | Jul. 04 2009
    Recently on ABC television news, one of their videos showed a U.S. Marine hunkered down in Afghanistan complaining on camera that he was not allowed to shoot back when under fire. This situation resulted from Obama’s new rules of engagement from his new Afghanistan commander. General McChrystal explained it to BBC news that they are now advising troops to break off from firefights with the Taliban, "If you are in a situation where you are under fire from the enemy... if there is any chance of creating civilian casualties or if you don't know whether you will create civilian casualties,...

    11/08/2009 9:38:36 AM PST · by Psion · 95 replies · 3,599+ views
    The Last Crusade ^ | Nov. 7, 2009 | Biased BBC Following the criticism of some BBC coverage of the Fort Hood killings, credit is due to the BBC’s Gavin Lee for including in his report this morning the following interview with a young Muslim from the same mosque attended by Major Hasan (the Islamic Community of Greater Killeen) : Duane : I’m not going to condemn him for what he did. I don’t know why he did it. I will not, absolutely not, condemn him for what he had done though. If he had done it for selfish reasons I still will not condemn him. He’s my brother in...
  • Muslim congressman defends CAIR

    10/30/2009 12:51:23 PM PDT · by antidemoncrat · 14 replies · 822+ views
    A Muslim congressman says there is no need to investigate interns who may be placed with members of strategic security committees by the Council on American-Islamic Relations.
  • Obama Appoints Muslim to High-level Position in Department of Homeland Security (More treachery)

    09/25/2009 8:35:57 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 203 replies · 9,760+ views
    Chron Watch ^ | 09/20/2009 | Vincent Gioia
    Purported non Muslim Barack Hussein Obama made a presidential appointment of Muslim Los Angeles Deputy Mayor Arif Alikhan for a top job at the federal Department of Homeland Security. In his new job, Arif Alikhan will be Assistant Secretary for the Office of Policy Development at the Department of Homeland Security. Alikhan has been Deputy Mayor of Los Angeles--in charge of public safety for the city. Why Muslim Alikhan at the Department of Homeland Security you might ask? DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano said Alikhan’s “broad and impressive array of experience in national security, emergency preparedness, and counterterrorism will make him...
  • Barack, William Ayers, and ACORN video (MUST SEE -- ACORN was funded by Ayers, etc)

    10/18/2008 8:05:45 AM PDT · by PhiKapMom · 116 replies · 7,607+ views
    You Tube Video ^ | 18 Oct 2008
    Obama, Ayers, and ACORN This is a lengthy (10 mins), but very important video. Please watch it to the end and share it. One item that is revealed is that ACORN was FOUNDED by WILLIAM AYERS with a fellow SDS alum and Communist Party leader, Michael Klonsky.
  • LEARNING THE HARD WAY - what may be in store for America

    10/18/2008 10:42:33 AM PDT · by RED SOUTH · 11 replies · 1,007+ views
    A Letter from Israel. | Naomi Ragen , Keith Davies.
    Below is a letter from the writer, Naomi Ragen, which nails the issues we face on Nov 4th. While the economic issues take center stage, the problem of Islamic theology which causes terror will be much more of an issue over the next four years than the economy. If we as a nation believe in freedom, liberty and the pursuit of happiness we must elect leaders who stand for those values. If we elect Obama, our freedoms and way of life will be destroyed, if not forever, then at least for some considerable time to come. Germany elected Hitler and...
  • Student voting raises concerns

    08/30/2008 9:55:29 AM PDT · by Darnright · 37 replies · 194+ views ^ | Saturday August 30, 2008 | Kevin Litten
    A registrar drew fire for pointing out possible effects of students' registering to vote. A Montgomery County official's attempt to outline state elections law for thousands of Virginia Tech students this week prompted a swift reaction from Barack Obama campaign officials, who worried the statement could have a "chilling effect" on a massive registration effort now under way. Montgomery County Registrar Randy Wertz said he wrote the news release, distributed through the county's Web site, amid concerns that the hundreds of Tech students registering to vote using their Blacksburg addresses would essentially change their permanent address. That, he wrote, could...

    06/29/2008 10:09:08 PM PDT · by Danae · 87 replies · 409+ views ^ | 6/29/2008 | Drudge
    SOURCES: BUSH ANGER AT COMING NEW YORK TIMES STORY DETAILING HUNT FOR BIN LADEN... The newspaper planning to expose internal debate surrounding 'highly classified Pentagon order'; Special Operations forces hunt al-Qaida leader in mountains of Pakistan... DEVELOPING.... Thats the Story from drudge, OMG if the Times is gonna report this... Good GOD.... This is Huge. ( yea and Series) This is NOT a good thing for national Security and I am just a housewife. Even I can see and call a Traitor, a Traitor, but the Editor and the signing off authority that Prints this, to bee seen by the...
  • "We want more Iranians visiting the U.S.," Rice says (State Dept. Barf Alert!)

    06/23/2008 8:10:53 PM PDT · by LightBeam · 36 replies · 38+ views
    Reuters ^ | Mon Jun 23, 2008
    BERLIN (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said on Monday the United States was determined to reach out to the Iranian people despite quarrels with their government over Tehran's nuclear ambitions. ... "The United States has been for some time trying to reach out to the Iranian people in various ways," Rice said. Iranians could travel to Dubai to get U.S. visas, she said, but acknowledged it might not be convenient for them to do so. "We want more Iranians visiting the U.S.," she said, adding that she favoured cultural exchanges such as visits by artists and athletes....
  • Negative U.S. Media Linked To Increased Insurgent Attacks (Harvard U: MSM Is Emboldening Insurgents

    03/24/2008 6:24:16 PM PDT · by Laissez-faire capitalist · 57 replies · 1,187+ views
    Washington Times ^ | March 24, 2008 | Shawn Waterman
    Researchers at Harvard say that publicly voiced doubts about the U.S. occupation of Iraq have a "measureable effect" on insurgents there. Periods of intense news media coverage in the United States of criticism about the war, or of polling about public opinions on the conflict, are followed by a small but quantifiable increases in the number of attacks on civilians and U.S. forces in Iraq... The increase in attacks is more pronounced in areas of Iraq that have better access to international news media, the authors conclude in a report titled "Is There an 'Emboldenment' Effect? Evidence from the Insurgency...
  • St. Petersburg straw poll votes were cast with cash (Romney buys victory)

    11/29/2007 5:08:43 PM PST · by traviskicks · 51 replies · 140+ views
    St Petersburg Times ^ | 11/29/07 | DAVID DeCAMP
    ST. PETERSBURG -- Mitt Romney bought himself a victory in the straw poll for Republicans at a rain-shortened barbecue in Vinoy Park. Romney got 893 votes, besting second-place Ron Paul's 534 -- despite Paul's shuttling in supporters on a rented trolley and shuttle. The campaign had a plane sporting pro-Paul slogans and a boat touting him, too. In fact, Paul supporters dominated the crowd, which reached an estimated 1,000 people. Tickets for votes cost $20 each. So how did Romney do it? "I voted 20 times," Derek Gyongzois, 38, of St. Petersburg exclaimed after casting ballots. He said he works...
  • Chilling Photos of Crazed Moonbat Confronting Condi Rice

    10/25/2007 1:14:22 PM PDT · by JennysCool · 120 replies · 145+ views
    Free Republic | 10/25/2007 | George Soros, I Presume
  • Daily Kos: Why I Have A Little Crush on Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

    09/23/2007 8:18:18 PM PDT · by george76 · 146 replies · 1,462+ views
    lgf ^ | Sep 23, 2007
    At the new mainstream voice of the Democratic Party, Jewish lesbian “sallykohn” explains: Daily Kos: Why I Have A Little Crush on Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. No, it’s not a joke. And no, this is not an unusual sentiment at Daily Kos. I know I’m a Jewish lesbian and he’d probably have me killed. But still, the guy speaks some blunt truths about the Bush Administration that make me swoon... Okay, I admit it. Part of it is that he just looks cuddly. Possibly cuddly enough to turn me straight. I think he kind of looks like Kermit the Frog. Sort of....
  • They Said It! Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) On The Inability Of U.S. Soldiers?

    09/06/2007 11:50:10 AM PDT · by neverdem · 88 replies · 4,376+ views
    Congressional Record ^ | 9/5/07 | Sen. Charles Schumer
    Schumer: “[L]et Me Be Clear. The Violence In Anbar Has Gone Down Despite The Surge, Not Because Of The Surge. The Inability Of American Soldiers To Protect These Tribes From Al-Qaida Said To These Tribes: We Have To Fight Al-Qaida Ourselves.” (Sen. Charles Schumer, Congressional Record, 9/5/07, p. S 11090)
  • Pupils aged five 'poisoned' at Islamic school that 'teaches hate' [In London!]

    02/05/2007 8:36:49 AM PST · by Mount Athos · 14 replies · 1,136+ views
    An Islamic school is poisoning the minds of pupils with lessons in hate, a former teacher claims. Colin Cook, 57, says textbooks used by children as young as five at the King Fahad Academy in Acton describe Jews as "repugnant" and "apes" and Christians as "pigs". Pupils have allegedly been heard saying they want to "kill Americans", praising 9/11 and idolising Osama bin Laden as their "hero". There are fears that it could become a breeding ground for terrorists with Mr Cook warning: "The school could produce a dangerous harvest." Its sister school of the same name in Bonn has...
  • Man was arming for 'war,' FBI says

    02/02/2007 8:59:28 AM PST · by Mount Athos · 49 replies · 1,631+ views
    St. Louis Post-Dispatch ^ | 02/02/2007 | Robert Patrick
    A St. Charles man obtained fully automatic weapons and tried to buy as many explosives as possible in preparation for what an associate called "war," the FBI says in court documents. He bought three rifles and a Claymore anti-personnel mine and negotiated for a case of hand grenades, documents obtained by the Post-Dispatch show. Mousa M. Abuelawi, 22, of Franjoe Court, was arrested Dec. 29 and charged on complaints accusing him of three counts of illegal possession or distribution of a machine gun and conspiracy to violate machine gun statutes. Abuelawi, a Palestinian immigrant free on $50,000 bond, could not...
  • Canadian military yanks embedded journalists-(due to protests of the allied armies)

    12/31/2006 7:21:33 AM PST · by Flavius · 14 replies · 764+ views
    cnews ^ | December 30, 2006 | JEFF ESAU
    OTTAWA (CP) - Canadian military officials removed four journalists accompanying troops on an Afghanistan operation earlier this year after complaints from allies, newly released documents show. The abrupt end to the so-called embedding of the reporters, who were extracted by helicopter in early April, suggests the vaunted program is creating friction among Canada's fighting partners. "Media embedded with Canadian troops conducting operations with coalition forces generate discomfort amongst allies," Maj. Marc Theriault, a public affairs officer in Kandahar, warned Ottawa hours before the journalists' removal. In a later communication, he added: "Despite our explanations, most allied nations consider our media...
  • Attacks in Iraq at record high: Pentagon

    12/19/2006 5:48:14 PM PST · by melt · 56 replies · 837+ views
    Reuters via Yahoo! ^ | 12/19/06 | Reuters via Yahoo!
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Attacks in Iraq on U.S.-led forces, local security personnel and civilians have surged 22 percent to record levels, the Pentagon said in its latest quarterly report on Iraq published on Monday. The report also noted a rise in civilian casualties and said this was directly linked to the rise of sectarian death squads, which were helped by elements of Iraqi forces. The report was released on the day Robert Gates was sworn in as U.S. defense secretary and as President George W. Bush considers changes to his Iraq policy. Gates replaces Donald Rumsfeld, heavily criticized for his...
  • Imagine This.

    02/12/2006 12:49:09 PM PST · by TradicalRC · 9 replies · 334+ views
    The Edmonton Journal ^ | February 12, 2006 | Alan Kellogg
    Olympic ideals still relevant in cynical modern world Alan Kellogg,The Edmonton Journal Published: Sunday, February 12, 2006 It's interesting that John Lennon's Imagine has become a sort of Hallmark card at certain international events. It's a sweet and familiar melody, sure, and the sincerity is unmistakable. Boomers still call the shots in most locales. But its lyrics remain deeply radical decades after its conception. On Friday, at the opening of the Turin Games, Peter Gabriel sang it affectingly, with Yoko Ono watching in the wings: "Imagine there's no countries, it isn't hard to do." We're also meant to imagine no...
  • NBC Serves as CBS's Press Agent, Plugging '60 Minutes' Segment on Bush 'Deception'

    09/29/2006 6:52:49 AM PDT · by Valin · 25 replies · 872+ views
    Newsbusters ^ | 9/28/06 | Brent Baker
    Is NBC News the publicity agency for CBS News? While Thursday's CBS Evening News had nothing on Washington Post reporter Bob Woodward's new book, for which he sat for an interview with Mike Wallace set to air on this Sunday's 60 Minutes, the NBC Nightly News led with the “explosive new book” about the Bush administration's “deception” on Iraq. NBC anchor Brian Williams hyped: “It alleges that attacks by insurgents on coalition forces in Iraq are worse than Americans have been led to believe. It also alleges a kind of campaign of deception on the part of the Bush administration.”...
  • The enemy within -- and it's not who you think (David Warren nails Islamofascism's 5th column)

    09/13/2006 8:43:18 AM PDT · by GMMAC · 94 replies · 3,406+ views
    Ottawa Citizen - Canada ^ | September 13, 2006 | David Warren
    The enemy within -- and it's not who you think Ottawa Citizen September 13, 2006 COMMENTARY: DAVID WARREN Listening to President Bush speak, on Monday's anniversary of 9/11, after a day of distastefully sentimental memorials, my question was not what have we achieved in the last five years, but rather, what have we learned? Bush and Blair -- the captain and vice-captain of Team West in the war against "the terrorists" so far -- are both now in the twilight of their political careers. Both have recently broken with habitual discretion, and made attempts to name the enemy. This...
  • My Best Friend (Mike Wallace - Ahmadinejad parody)

    08/16/2006 2:13:08 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 12 replies · 757+ views
    Click on the link and watch.
  • More Cartoon Controversy

    08/08/2006 1:59:08 PM PDT · by grandpa jones · 3 replies · 221+ views
    tactical nukes ^ | 8/8/06 | nuke gingrich
    I was surfing over at CAIR, and found this Headline/Action Link: "Incitement: USA Today Cartoon Smears Muslims INCITEMENT WATCH: CARTOON SMEARS MUSLIMS AS CHILDREN DIE IN LEBANON" Here is the USA Today Link to the Newest Incarnation of Cartoon-Hell. I don't get it. You think they're just trying to run up the hit count at google? Just in case I have any visitors from CAIR, let me make a couple of points:
  • Hundreds of anti-war protestors in Haifa and TA [Arabs & Leftist Shills]

    07/30/2006 5:32:57 PM PDT · by Alouette · 9 replies · 376+ views
    YNet ^ | July 30, 2006 | Attila Somflavi
    Hundreds demonstrate in Haifa against IDF operations: Wave Palestinian flags, call Olmert murderer. Thousands protest in similar rally in Um al-Fahem. Gush Shalom and Hadash activists in TA protest Qana incident; labor party youth movement rallies in support of government More than a hundred leftists, Jewish and Arab, demonstrated in Haifa against IDF operations in Lebanon and Gaza. The protestors, who participated in a number of anti-war rallies in recent weeks, called for an immediate ceasefire, release of kidnapped soldiers, and negotiations with Hizbullah and Hamas. The recent killings in Qana intensified the reactions of the protestors, who referred to...
  • Commanders want to withdraw troops from Afghan outposts_(MSM glee)

    07/22/2006 9:09:48 PM PDT · by Flavius · 5 replies · 386+ views
    telegraph ^ | 23/07/2006 | By Tom Coghlan in Lashkar Gah, Helmand, and Sean Rayment
    British troops are set to be "tactically withdrawn" from isolated military outposts in Afghanistan following a series of sustained attacks from Taliban fighters, The Sunday Telegraph has learnt. The proposed move, described by commanders as a "rebalancing" of British forces, is to allow them to concentrate their force into a smaller area so that vital reconstruction work can begin. Lt Gen Richards Lt Gen Richards: Withdrawal British troops have engaged Taliban fighters on more than 110 occasions since arriving in Helmand two months ago. Most of the attacks, in which six soldiers have died, have taken place close to the...
  • OBL & CIA

    07/04/2006 11:04:19 AM PDT · by ikez78 · 31 replies · 1,183+ views
    National Review ^ | 7-04-06 | James S. Robbins
    So CIA analysts concluded that Osama bin Laden wanted George Bush to win the 2004 election, and this is why he released a video tape just days before the election? If true, this is just more evidence that the spy agency needs a thorough cleaning.