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  • Grinning Woman's Boyfriend Arrested For Beating Her Ex-Boyfriend

    07/29/2012 6:41:29 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 42 replies
    Gothamist ^ | July 28, 2012 | Jen Chung
    Shortly after police arrested 19-year-old Margaux for her role in allegedly luring an ex-boyfriend to be beaten by two men—who were armed with a baseball bat and pipe—Wyckoff, NJ police made two more arrests. And one of the arrestees is Tocci's current boyfriend!
  • Pro-Obamacare man attacks American flag, assaults peaceful demonstrators

    07/24/2012 11:50:49 AM PDT · by concernedAmerican1 · 10 replies
    TFP Student Action ^ | 07-24-12 | TFP Free speech is less free in Arkansas.  In fact, volunteers with Tradition Family and Property (TFP—Louisiana) were recently attacked in Little Rock during a peaceful rally against Obamacare and its HHS mandate.  The incident occurred on July 17. Man Targets American flag At the McCain Mall in North Little Rock, a middle-aged man came up from behind the group as they calmly prayed the rosary. First he said, “Praise be Mary,” giving the impression he was friendly.  Next he shouted, “Get the hell out of here!” and rushed our American flag bearer Elias Bartel, knocking him off his feet...
  • Gay Nebraska woman tied up, mutilated in hate-crime assault, police say

    07/24/2012 7:14:04 AM PDT · by scottjewell · 147 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | July 24 2012 | Erik Ortiz
    Three masked men allegedly broke into a 33-year-old lesbian woman’s home, bound her arms and carved anti-gay slurs into her arms and abdomen. A vigil was held in support of the woman who was allegedly attacked for her sexual orientation. A 33-year-old Nebraska woman said three masked intruders tied her up, carved homophobic slurs into her skin and then set her house on fire in a shocking case that police are reportedly classifying as a hate crime. A spokeswoman for the Lincoln Police Department told CNN on Monday investigators found a derogatory slur used against lesbians spray painted inside her...
  • Netanyahu Blames Iran for Attack in Bulgaria on Israeli Civilians, Vows Response

    07/18/2012 11:23:34 AM PDT · by Nachum · 25 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 7/18/12 | Joel B. Pollak
    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has blamed Iran for a terror attack on an Israeli tour bus in Bulgaria today that has claimed the lives of seven Israeli civilians, vowing that Israel will respond. The attack comes on the eighteenth anniversary of a deadly Iranian terror attack against a Jewish community center in Argentina. Netanyahu promised to respond: "Israel will react powerfully against Iranian terror." Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations John Bolton told Fox News' Megyn Kelly that Israel's message had to be taken seriously, given that Netanyahu did not mention Hizbullah--an Iranian proxy with a presence near...
  • Cancer on the body politic; can negative attack ads be eliminated or at least curtailed?

    07/16/2012 9:32:10 AM PDT · by teflon9 · 25 replies
    Civil Discourse Now ^ | April 30, 2012 | Mark Small
    Why do negative ads work? Some people say the negative ads give them information upon which to base their decision at the voting table (those little four-legged stands we use in Marion County). A study from Stanford University says the information from negative ads generally is not accurate. Perhaps negative ads work in the same way as Big-Time Championship Wrestling (as it was called when I was young; whatever it is called now). No one doubts the efforts of the participants, and the world is made a much simpler place when painted in black-and-white (with slightly better resolution vis-a-vis the...
  • UN Arms Treaty Could Put U.S. Gun Owners in Foreign Sights, say Critics

    07/11/2012 6:54:00 PM PDT · by EagleUSA · 43 replies
    Fox News ^ | 7-11-2012 | Steven Edwards
    UNITED NATIONS – A treaty being hammered out this month at the United Nations -- with Iran playing a key role -- could expose the records of America's gun owners to foreign governments -- and, critics warn, eventually put the Second Amendment on global trial. International talks in New York are going on throughout July on the final wording of the so-called Arms Trade Treaty, which supporters such as Amnesty International USA say would rein in unregulated weapons that kill an estimated 1,500 people daily around the world. But critics, including the National Rifle Association’s Wayne LaPierre, warn the treaty...
  • Axelrod's Attaaaaack Waaaaatch for the day

    07/08/2012 4:07:59 PM PDT · by Nachum · 20 replies
    Nachumlist ^ | 7/8/12 | Nachum
    Axelrod's marching orders for the Sunday talking head shows... Attaaaaaaack! General Axelrod's script for most of today: Romney hides his money! For your enjoyment and viewing pleasure: Attaaaaaack WaaaaatchDURBIN: Romney Has No Explanation For Swiss Bank Account, Tax Avoidance Schemes Ben Labolt: Mitt Romney's Offshore Bank Accounts and Tax Returns  O'MALLEY: Romney Bet Against America With Offshore Accounts O'MALLEY: 'I've Never Known A Swiss Bank Account To Build An American Bridge' GIBBS: Mitt Romney Should Release More Tax Returns DNC Chair: Romney Must Release Additional Tax Returns Politics Of Diversion: Dems Attack Romney Instead Of Defending Disastrous Jobs ReportDNC Chief...
  • Border Patrol: Agents fire shots after rock attack

    07/08/2012 11:23:47 AM PDT · by TurboZamboni · 11 replies
    pioneer press ^ | 7-8-12 | paul weber
    SAN ANTONIO—U.S. Border Patrol agents opened fire Saturday along the Rio Grande on the Texas-Mexico border after being pelted by rocks and having a gunman point a weapon in their direction on the Mexican side of the river, an agency spokesman said. Spokesman Henry Mendiola said no Border Patrol agents were injured in the incident Saturday near Brownsville. He did not know if anyone else was hurt. He said the Mexican government had been notified and was responding to the area. The FBI also was investigating. The Border Patrol released little details about the morning gunfire, including what the suspects...
  • Pro-life leader’s home vandalized in wake of Newsweek article

    07/04/2012 9:28:26 AM PDT · by Morgana · 18 replies
    Jill Stanek ^ | 7/4/2012 | JillStanek
    Warning: Vulgarity ahead. I wrote last week that a Newsweek article favorable to the personhood movement and personhood leaders Keith and Jennifer Mason had “riled abortion proponents.” Little did I know how much. Someone posted Mason’s home address in a comment to the Newsweek article. Newsweek closed down comments, but it was too late. At 1:30a on June 27, Mason “was in the basement, catching a movie and having a beer, to just chill,” according to a follow-up Newsweek piece, when he heard a loud noise: “[I] thought one of our kids had fallen down the stairs.” Mason says he...
  • Egyptian Soldier Killed in Sinai Attack

    07/01/2012 2:10:19 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 9 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 1/7/12
    An Egyptian soldier was killed and four others injured when a patrol jeep they were riding in was attacked in Sinai. The report of the attack appeared in Egyptian media. Sources said that the jeep was attacked with heavy fire, forcing the driver to veer off the road. The vehicle turned over, killing the driver and injuring four...
  • Couple's lesson in survival from '07 cougar attack

    06/23/2012 7:09:06 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 57 replies
    SF Chronicle ^ | June 23, 2012 | Peter Fimrite
    It was hard to put a finger on it, but something seemed slightly off five years ago as Jim and Nell Hamm were completing a hike through pristine Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park. The Humboldt County woods seemed unusually quiet, they said, perhaps a bit spooky that fateful afternoon on Jan. 24, 2007, when Jim heard a "gravelly sound" and looked behind him. In the air, its claws straight out in front, was a mountain lion flying toward his head. He said he instinctively ducked to his left and the lion flew by, landing on the trail. The cougar quickly...
  • Barak: Attack Shows Egypt Losing Control of Sinai

    06/18/2012 12:02:39 PM PDT · by EBH · 3 replies
    Monday morning's attack by terrorists against Israeli workers building the security fence on the southern border is further evidence of the increasing failure of Egyptian security efforts in Sinai, said Defense Minister Ehud Barak. Speaking at a meeting of his Atzma'ut faction, Barak said that several recent events, including Grad rocket attacks against Israel over the weekend, meant that Egypt needed to do more to fulfill its international obligations. “We see Monday's attack as a very serious incident,” Barak said. “It comes in the wake of an incident on Shabbat in which two Grad rockets were fired into southern Israel...
  • Brown bear mauls hiker near Bird Creek(AK)

    06/11/2012 7:50:51 AM PDT · by marktwain · 12 replies
    Anchorage Daily News ^ | 10 June, 2012 | LISA DEMER
    A brown bear mauled a hiker on an offshoot of the Bird Creek Trail south of Anchorage early Sunday, and the man escaped by scrambling up a tree, Alaska State Troopers said. Ben Radakovich, 30 of Eagle River, was about three miles from the trail head hiking alone when he rounded a curve and met up with a bear cub. "(The encounter) scared the cub and the cub turned around and high-tailed it out of there," said Beth Ipsen, trooper spokeswoman. Then the sow attacked. Radakovich was wearing a backpack, which provided some protection, and carrying ski poles, which he...
  • Bear attacks 74-year-old woman near Payson(AZ)

    06/07/2012 4:16:03 PM PDT · by marktwain · 19 replies ^ | 31 May, 2012 | Heather DeShong
    PAYSON, AZ - A 74-year-old Arizona woman was injured Thursday morning when a bear ripped a hole in the tent where she, her husband, and their dog had been sleeping. According to Arizona Game and Fish officials, the attack occurred around 4:30 a.m. at the Ponderosa Campground in Tonto National Forest, about 10 miles east of Payson. Officials said after tearing open the tent, the bear reportedly stuck its head in and clawed at the woman, leaving her with bruises and a laceration on her scalp. The Apache Junction woman was treated at Payson Regional Medical Center for non-life-threatening injuries...
  • PA Arabs Attack, Israelis' Weapons Confiscated

    06/02/2012 11:28:43 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 9 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 3/6/12 | Maayana Miskin
    Security forces in the Samaria (Shomron) town of Yitzhar were recently involved in violent clashes with Palestinian Authority Arabs, a senior IDF commander said. In at least one case, the security team managed to prevent an attack. Despite that, the team has been punished for its allegedly heavy-handed response by having its responsibilities scaled back and its weapons confiscated. The commander described two of the incidents that led to the punishment. As background, he noted that there has been a rash of arson attacks in the area lately – most of them carried out by Palestinian Authority Arabs, but some...
  • Woman says kangaroo ‘stalked’ her for two days before attacking(Australia)

    05/30/2012 1:16:03 PM PDT · by marktwain · 45 replies ^ | 29 May, 2012 | Eric Pfeiffer
    An Australian woman says she was "stalked" for two days by an angry kangaroo, which finally attacked, leaving her with a 12-inch scar. "It was lucky it was cool weather and I had two layers of clothing; otherwise it could have been worse," Kirrily McWilliams said. The (Sydney) Daily Telegraph reports that McWilliams called the National Parks and Wildlife Services (NPWS) to report that the female eastern gray kangaroo was lurking outside her home, in Port Macquarie in New South Wales. But wildlife officials reportedly told her to simply ignore the kangaroo and that it would move on. Instead, the...
  • Obama’s Truth Teams: ‘Fight Back, Report an Attack’

    05/28/2012 10:26:20 PM PDT · by Nachum · 20 replies
    The Blaze ^ | May 26, 12
    Back in February, The Blaze reported on Obama’s “Truth Teams,” described on the official site as “a network of [President Obama's] supporters who are committed to responding to unfounded attacks and defending the President’s record.” “When you’re faced with someone who misrepresents the truth, you can find all the facts you need right here—along with ways to share the message with whoever needs to hear it,” the site continues. (Related: Obama Campaign Launches ‘Truth Teams’) However, after consistent ridicule (particularly over the “Attack Watch” section of the site), the Truth Teams started flying lower on the political radar. Now, it...
  • Outhouse bear attack survivor was grabbed from 'throne'

    05/24/2012 11:45:23 PM PDT · by marktwain · 30 replies ^ | 23 May, 2012 | CBC
    A Winnipeg man who was dragged out of an outhouse by a black bear is recovering at home with some cuts on his back and an amazing tale of survival. Gord Shurvell, 65, was camping and fishing with a friend at a cabin by Dunbar Lake, about 60 kilometres north of Sioux Lookout, Ont., when the bear attacked him early Saturday. Shurvell told CBC News he was in the outhouse, with the door wide open so he could enjoy the morning view, when the bear barged in. "I'm sitting on the throne, and my feet are sort of up on...
  • Democrats balk at Obama campaign’s sustained attack on Bain Capital ('move forward')

    05/23/2012 2:22:50 AM PDT · by Libloather · 11 replies
    The Hill ^ | 5/22/12 | Cameron Joseph
    Democrats balk at Obama campaign’s sustained attack on Bain CapitalBy Cameron Joseph - 05/22/12 08:35 PM ET Some influential Democrats on and off Capitol Hill are refusing to give President Obama political cover for his attacks on Mitt Romney’s record at Bain Capital. Despite pushback from more than a half-dozen Democrats, the Obama campaign on Tuesday defended how it has scrutinized Romney’s business background. Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), a widely respected member of Congress, stopped short of criticizing the president, but made it clear that the campaign should pivot. “It’s done,” she said. “Go on to other things now.” Sen....
  • 'Unleash Hell': New Al Qaeda magazine describes how to start huge forest fires across the U.S.

    05/04/2012 9:12:31 AM PDT · by Lucky9teen · 28 replies ^ | By Daily Mail Reporter
    Al Qaeda has called upon its followers to unleash massive forest fires upon the United States this summer. Published in the latest edition of the notorious terror magazine, 'Inspire', are graphic instructions for the creation and ignition of 'ember bombs' Detailed in the memorably titled, 'It is of your Freedom to Ignite a Firebomb', the magazine encourages any would-be terrorist to target Montana, because of the rapid population growth in its wooded areas. 'In America, there are more houses built in the countryside than in the cities,' explained the writer known as The AQ Chef according to ABC News. Reveling...
  • Gun carrying man ends stabbing spree at Salt Lake grocery store

    04/27/2012 8:28:01 PM PDT · by Tabi Katz · 13 replies
    ABC News ^ | 4/26/2012 | Don Hudson Can't copy article on IPad :-(
  • N. Korea threatens to reduce S. Korean targets to ashes in minutes(Lee & media: Donga,KBS,MBC,YTN)

    04/23/2012 1:58:38 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 23 replies
    Yonhap News ^ | 04/23/12
    (2nd LD) N. Korea threatens to reduce S. Korean targets to ashes in minutes SEOUL, April 23 (Yonhap) -- North Korea threatened Monday to launch special military actions to destroy key South Korean targets, further escalating tensions on the Korean peninsula following the North's botched rocket launch. "The special actions of our revolutionary armed forces will start soon to meet the reckless challenge of the group of traitors," the North's military supreme command said in an English-language notice carried by the country's official Korean Central News Agency. "Once the above-said special actions kick off, they will reduce all the rat-like...
  • As Predicted: Attack on Ann Romney Begins With Ben Smith

    04/17/2012 6:32:55 PM PDT · by Nachum · 61 replies
    Bretibart ^ | 4/17/12 | John Nolte
    ***UPDATE: Wanted to highlight a comment left on this piece; an eloquent and insightful analysis of the BuzzFeed article from someone who describes herself as a Mormon and SAHM: I read it and rolled my eyes. I'm a Mormon SAHM. Liberals really want to paint the LDS Church as oppressive but the Church doesn't tell people what to do and expect blind obedience. We are encouraged to pray and seek inspiration for our own lives. Prophets teach the importance of the family over and over because it really is the top priority in our religion. Mormons are all about families...
  • Israeli TV report shows air force gearing-up for Iran attack, says moment of truth is near

    04/15/2012 6:59:09 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 77 replies
    The Times of Israel ^ | April 15, 2012 | Greg Tepper
    A major Israel TV station on Sunday night broadcast a detailed report on how Israel will go about attacking Iran’s nuclear facilities in the event that diplomacy and sanctions fail and Israel decides to carry out a military strike. The report, screened on the main evening news of Channel 10, was remarkable both in terms of the access granted to the reporter, who said he had spent weeks with the pilots and other personnel he interviewed, and in the fact that his assessments on a strike were cleared by the military censor. No order to strike is likely to be...
  • Large Scale Attack on Afghan Parlament

    04/15/2012 3:28:04 AM PDT · by An.American.Expatriate · 32 replies
    20 Minuten ^ | 15.04.2012 | self
    According to 20 Minuten (Swiss), there is a large scal attack underway against the Parlament buildings in Kabul. The Russian Embassy has reportedly taken rocket hits. Headline only .....
  • Hilary Rosen Questions

    04/13/2012 6:44:44 PM PDT · by airedale · 28 replies
    I know very little about Hilary Rosen other than her comments and that she's been very successful in her career, had at least 2 long term relations with another powerful lesbian and adopted 2 kids with Elizabeth Birch (seperaed from in 1966). Her current partner is Randi Weingarden the powerful head of the American Federation of Teachers (which tells you they really didn't toss her under the bus). I have some questions about her background: 1. Who are her parents and are they wealthy? 2. Was she a trust-fund kid? (if she's wealthy from a trust-fund and didn't really have...
  • War On Children: Liberals Attack Scott Walker's Kids

    04/06/2012 12:49:11 PM PDT · by Nachum · 10 replies
    breitbart ^ | 4/6/12 | John Sexton
    The left seems to have a really hard time leaving the kids of Republican politicians out of their fits of rage. Yesterday, Governor Scott Walker gave an interview to David Brody of CBN News in which he talked about the anger directed at his teenage sons and also his elderly parents: I had thousands of people bussed in front of my home in Wauwatosa where I've got two high school sons living, and I've got parents in [their] 70s. At one point last year, my 16 year old and my mother in her 70s were at a grocery store and...
  • (LEAD) N. Korea honing capability to attack Seoul: USFK commander

    03/28/2012 5:51:00 PM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 32 replies
    Yonhap News ^ | 2012/03/29 | Lee Chi-dong
    2012/03/29 (LEAD) N. Korea honing capability to attack Seoul: USFK commander By Lee Chi-dong WASHINGTON, March 28 (Yonhap) -- The commander of U.S. troops on the Korean Peninsula expressed concern Wednesday that North Korea's new leadership will trigger a military conflict based on a "miscalculation." Before the House Armed Services Committee, Gen. James Thurman said the North continues improving its ability to attack the South Korean capital of Seoul. "The first thing I worry about every day is a miscalculation on somebody's part that causes a conflict that he hadn't planned for," he said at a hearing on the security...
  • Deals in Oakland attack that killed dad, hurt son

    03/28/2012 5:29:49 AM PDT · by Conservative Vet · 11 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | March 28, 2012 | Henrt Lee
    Two men have pleaded no contest to voluntary manslaughter in connection with the fatal beating of a 59-year-old San Francisco man on a downtown Oakland street, attorneys in the case said Tuesday. Lavonte Drummer, 20, and Dominic Davis, 19, both of Oakland, had been charged with murder in the 2010 death of Tian Sheng Yu, which came after what authorities called a random, unprovoked attack on his son, Jin Cheng Yu, then 27. Drummer and Davis pleaded no contest last month to voluntary manslaughter and are expected to serve 11 years in prison if Judge Carrie Panetta of Alameda County...
  • Update-Allen West Attacked by AstroTurf Leftist Organization

    03/28/2012 5:23:00 AM PDT · by cap10mike · 15 replies
    The Shark Tank ^ | March 28, 2012 | Javier Manjarres
    The continued assault on Congressman Allen West by the progressive/Democrat establishment has taken a new twist as a mysterious group is now soliciting prospective protesters online and paying them for their “protesting” services. The probable Soros-backed group Stand Up Florida is now specifically campaigning against Congressman West in the 18th congressional district that he is running for re-election in. Here’s the link to Stand Up Florida’s website which makes no attempt to hide their contempt for West. Stand Up Florida’s advertisement is now on Craig’s List (screen capture below) that calls on folks in N.Palm Beach, Martin, and St.Lucie counties-the...
  • Attack Victims May Have Been Targets Of 'Point 'Em Out, Knock 'Em Out'

    03/27/2012 6:47:25 AM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 44 replies
    WTAE ^ | March 27, 2012
    PITTSBURGH -- An attack in Pittsburgh's Oakland neighborhood earlier this month may have been the result of a violent game known as "Point 'Em Out, Knock 'Em Out," in which attackers identify random targets and attempt to knock them out. The attacks are usually recorded and sometimes posted to the Internet. Just after midnight on March 17, police said as many as nine men and one woman targeted University of Pittsburgh students sitting on a wall on Dithridge Street. The attack left a 19-year-old student with a concussion, a fractured sternum and a partially collapsed lung. Police said a female...
  • Witnesses Back Up Zimmerman's Account Of Attack In Trayvon Martin Shooting, Police Say

    03/27/2012 5:32:25 AM PDT · by Clint N. Suhks · 317 replies
    Orlando Sentinel ^ | 3/26/12 8:33 p.m. EST | RENE STUTZMAN
    With a single punch, Trayvon Martin decked the neighborhood watch volunteer who eventually shot to death the unarmed 17-year-old, then climbed on top of George Zimmerman and slammed his head into the sidewalk several times, leaving him bloody and battered, authorities told The Orlando Sentinel. That is the account Zimmerman gave police, and much of it has been corroborated by witnesses, authorities said.
  • Iran planned attack on Israeli vessel in Suez

    03/24/2012 11:09:33 PM PDT · by U-238 · 20 replies · 2+ views
    Ynet ^ | 3/24/2012 | Roi Kais
    Egyptian security forces were able to foil a terror attack on Israeli vessels in the Suez Canal, Cairo's Al-Ahram weekly reported Saturday. According to the report, the Egyptian investigation into the matter concluded that the potential attacks were orchestrated by Iran. Egyptian authorities have two suspects in custody – Saliman Rizek abdel Razek and Salame Ahmed Salame. The two deny any involvement, but according to the report authorities have evidence linking them, via the offer of a 50 million Egyptian pounds payment, to a third suspect – Muhammad Zakri – who they allegedly tried to hire to execute the attack....
  • Officials call incident at Afghanistan airport an 'attempted attack' (SecDef)

    03/14/2012 4:39:06 PM PDT · by Palmetto Patriot · 9 replies ^ | 3/14/2012 | Foxnews
    A military source tells Fox News the strange incident on the tarmac Wednesday at Camp Bastion that occurred moments before Defense Secretary Leon Panetta arrived via C-17 was an attempted attack.
  • 'Yellow Light Enough' For Israel To Attack Iran

    03/13/2012 11:29:00 AM PDT · by Fennie · 31 replies
    YouTube ^ | March 12, 2012
    There is no doubt that Israel is ready to carry out a first strike against Iran, Shlomo Gazit, former head of Israeli intelligence, told RT. And Israel will not seek any approval from the US or even its own citizens to make such a move.
  • Teen Set on Fire in Racial Attack; Media Silent

    03/01/2012 10:55:20 AM PST · by Paladins Prayer · 68 replies · 82+ views
    The New American ^ | 01 March 2012 | Selwyn Duke
    “This is what you deserve. You get what you deserve, white boy.” So spewed the attackers of Melissa Coon’s 13-year-old son, as they doused him with gasoline and set him alight. Police, they say, are “investigating” whether this is a hate crime. Yes, and I’m investigating whether the media is biased and if hate-crime law is applied equally. I’ll get back to you on that — in about two paragraphs. The attack on the boy took place on the east side of Kansas City, Missouri. Fox 4 Kansas City provides some (sanitized) details, writing, “The victim is a student at...
  • Hezbollah says attack on Iran would set Middle East ablaze

    02/29/2012 3:06:52 PM PST · by Signalman · 8 replies
    Reuters ^ | 2/29/2012 | Michael Stott, Samia Nakhoul
    (Reuters) - An Israeli attack on Iran's nuclear program would set the Middle East ablaze, possibly drag in the United States and unleash a conflict beyond the Jewish state's control, the deputy head of Lebanon's pro-Iranian Hezbollah movement said. World oil prices have risen to 10-month highs on escalating tensions between the West and Iran. The United States and Israel have not ruled out a military strike on Iran to halt its nuclear program, which Israel believes is intended to build atomic weapons and Tehran says is for producing energy. "America knows that if there is a war on Iran,...
  • Here Comes Obama's 3 AM Phone Call

    02/27/2012 10:29:48 AM PST · by blam · 22 replies · 2+ views
    The American Thinker ^ | 2-27-2012 | James Lewis
    Here Comes Obama's 3 AM Phone Call By James LewisFebuary 27,2012 In the next 60 days Obama's presidential career will finally meet that concrete wall of reality. He will either fail or survive. Trouble is, he might take many innocent people with him if he fails. So far, the most hyped-up and unqualified president in US history has shown no capacity at all to act, in the face of a do-or-die challenge. This is the ultimate test of character, the one that John F. Kennedy met well enough in the 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis. This is the test that Jimmy...
  • Warren Buffett's Greatest Fear: An Inevitable Nuclear, Chemical Or Biological Attack On The US

    02/27/2012 6:44:34 AM PST · by blam · 43 replies · 5+ views
    TBI ^ | 2-27-2012 | Simone Foxman
    Warren Buffett's Greatest Fear: An Inevitable Nuclear, Chemical Or Biological Attack On The US Simone FoxmanFebuary 27, 2012In an hours-long interview with CNBC this morning, Warren Buffett admitted that his biggest fear for the U.S. economy is not growth, public debt, Europe, or any of the many threats that generally top economists' worry lists. It's actually a nuclear, biological, or chemical attack. Even so, an American baby is probably the luckiest person in the world today. From the interview: CNBC's Becky Quick: Overall you are very optimistic about the future not only of this country but of the stock market....
  • Darwin, 1942: Remembering Australia's 'Pearl Harbor'

    02/19/2012 1:55:11 PM PST · by the scotsman · 9 replies
    BBC News ^ | 19th February 2012 | Duncan Kennedy
    'It's 70 years since Japanese bombers swooped on Darwin, in northern Australia, sinking Allied ships in the harbour and killing hundreds of people. For years the attack was rarely mentioned, but now the story is finally being told. If 7 December 1941 is "a date that will live in infamy" for the United States, then 19 February 1942 is surely one that will join it in the annals of shame for Australia. That was the day, just 10 weeks after the attack on Pearl Harbor, when the same carrier-based Japanese force turned its attention to the small northern town of...
  • Leander Boy Attacked By Mountain Lion

    02/08/2012 9:40:57 AM PST · by servo1969 · 19 replies · 1+ views ^ | 08 Feb 2012 | unknown
    A family vacation to west Texas included a frightening encounter with a mountain lion for a Leander couple and their 6-year-old son. The 17 stitches on the right side of Rivers Hobbs' face may be out by next week, but the memory of what caused the injury will not soon fade away. “It sneaked up on me,” said Hobbs. The 6-year-old was attacked Sunday, by a mountain lion, at Big Bend National Park. He and his parents were on a walkway near the main lodge heading to their room when the mountain lion attacked. “No, not that bad,” said Hobbs,...
  • Boy Recovering After Mountain Lion Attack 2/6/12

    02/07/2012 3:20:34 PM PST · by jazusamo · 47 replies
    CBS7 ^ | February 6, 2012 | Shannon Murray
    Big Bend National Park - What started as a family vacation quickly took a turn for the worst after a six-year-old boy is attacked by a mountain lion in Big Bend National Park. "We weren’t on a trail or down in the woods we were on a sidewalk between the restaurant and hotel," explains Rivers Hobbs’ father, Jason. The Hobbs family drove in from Austin, hoping to enjoy the outdoors in Big Bend National Park. But their vacation was cut short. "It snuck up on me," claims 6-year-old Rivers. “It” was a mountain lion, sneaking up on Rivers just feet...
  • Atlanta Street Gang Members Videotaped Brutal Hate Crime Attack On "Faggot"

    02/06/2012 5:45:02 PM PST · by Morgana · 19 replies
    Members of an Atlanta street gang were filmed beating a man who was brutally assaulted because “faggots” were not allowed in their neighborhood, according to a videotape of the apparent hate crime. The 30-second clip, posted today to the Worldstar Hip Hop web site, was shot outside a grocery store in Atlanta’s Pittsburgh neighborhood. The business, located at 1029 McDaniel Street SW, is a popular congregating spot for members of the Pittsburgh Jack City Gang (or “PBJC”). The group has also used the name “Jack City 1029.” After being provided a link to the video, an Atlanta police spokesperson told...
  • Peres' Bodyguards Fend Off Three Arabs

    02/05/2012 1:06:00 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 2 replies · 1+ views
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 5/2/12 | Gil Ronen
    President Shimon Peres' bodyguards were involved in an altercation with three Arabs Sunday evening, Channel 2 television reported. The reason for the fight is not yet clear. The incident reportedly took place outside Peres' temporary residence at Kfar David (Mamila) in Jerusalem. The president had to leave his permanent residence about six weeks ago, because of damage caused by flooding due to heavy rains. .....
  • Iranian Parliament's Website: Attack Israel this Year

    02/05/2012 9:45:43 AM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 13 replies · 7+ views
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 5/2/12 | Gil Ronen
    The Iranian parliament's official website has published an article calling on the government to attack Israel before the end of the year. According to Israeli TV Channel 2's veteran Middle East expert, Ehud Yaari, the article cites three reasons for the call. First – a religious fatwa allowing such a strike. Second – threats from Israel regarding a planned strike on Iran. And third – Iran's alleged military capability to carry out such an attack. The article seems to be part of a recent trend in Iran to step up the rhetoric regarding a possible attack on Israel. Iran's supreme...
  • Report: What Will An Israeli Attack on Iran Look Like?

    02/04/2012 1:38:09 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 72 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 3/2/12 | Elad Benari
    As the rampant speculations that Israel will soon launch a military strike against Iran’s nuclear facilities continue, a report on NBC on Friday revealed what such an attack may look like. The report, the main points of which were presented by Israel’s Channel 10 News, is based on conversations the American network held with current and former officials in Israel and the United States. The report suggests that an attack on Iran will combine air and ground faces but will not include naval forces. The officials interviewed said that the attack will be led by the Israeli artillery, which will...
  • Jedi Battle At Toy Store Ends With Jail Sentence

    02/01/2012 1:33:30 PM PST · by Morgana · 23 replies
    The force was not strong with a man in Portland, Ore., who was sentenced to 45 days in jail and a mental health evaluation after police said he attacked some toy store customers with light sabers in December. On Tuesday, 33-year-old David Allen Canterbury apologized to his victims before his sentencing on assault charges, the Oregonian reported. Portland police told the publication that during the incident, Canterbury had a Star Wars light saber in each hand and swung at three customers at a Toys R Us store. Officers said he walked out of the store with the toy swords and...
  • Report: Iranian Officer Killed in Shooting Attack

    01/21/2012 10:39:29 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 11 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 22/1/12 | Elad Benari
    Iranian media reported on Saturday that a 43-year-old Iranian military officer was killed and another soldier was wounded in a shooting incident that occurred early on Saturday morning in the western Iran city of Khorramabad. According to the report, which was brought by Israel’s Channel 2 News on Saturday night, the incident occurred when two motorcyclists fired shots at a group of soldiers who were on their way to an air force base located near the city. The soldier who was wounded in the incident, said the report, suffered injuries to his leg and neck. A senior official in the...
  • RNC Launches ‘’ To Track Obama Campaign’s Attacks

    01/17/2012 10:40:26 AM PST · by tcrlaf · 7 replies
    DailyCaller | 1-17-12 | DC
    The Republican National Committee on Tuesday launched, a website aimed at tracking and countering negative campaign comments and ads from President Barack Obama as he attempts to get re-elected. The website prominently displays a quote from Time magazine’s Mark Halperin, predicting that ”Obama’s campaign and allies will run more negative ads against this Republican nominee in 2012 than have ever been run in the history of the world.” To accompany the website, the RNC released a video quoting Obama from before he was president, saying: “If you can’t beat your opponent’s ideas, you distort those ideas and maybe make...
  • US Embassy warns of terrorist attack, Thai police arrest Hezbollah suspect

    01/13/2012 8:07:43 AM PST · by Individual Rights in NJ · 30 replies · 1+ views
    Christian Science Montior ^ | 1/13/2012 | Panarat Thepgumpanat
    "A Lebanese suspect from the Hezbollah group has been taken into custody by Thai officials and police are investigating further," Chalerm Yoobamrung told Reuters. "Following concern raised by the Israeli embassy about a possible attack by a group of Lebanese terrorists in Bangkok, Thai police officials had been coordinating with Israeli officials since before the New Year."