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  • Barton Calls Obama ‘America’s Most Biblically-Hostile U.S. President’

    09/21/2012 4:50:24 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 14 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 9/20/2012 | Billy Hollowell
    Is President Barack Obama America’s most “Biblically-hostile U.S. president?” This is the label that conservative historian David Barton has given Obama, as the nation continues its debate over the president’s controversial contraceptive mandate. But for Barton, the situation transcends the current discussion about religious freedom and the Catholic Church, as the frequent guest on Glenn Beck’s radio and television shows develops his provocative argument in detail. He writes: When one observes President Obama’s unwillingness to accommodate America’s four-century long religious conscience protection through his attempts to require Catholics to go against their own doctrines and beliefs, one is tempted to...
  • Black Panther leader on Election Day: 'We will be there'

    09/18/2012 1:32:41 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 16 replies
    The Examiner ^ | September 17, 2012 | Dave Gibson
    On Sunday night, chairman of the New Black Panther Party, Malik Zulu Shabazz, appeared on WABC's "Aaron Klein Investigative Radio," and claimed that his organization is now thinking about "legally and lawfully go to the polls again to make sure there is no intimidation against our people, which was our intent in 2008." Later in the interview, Shabazz declared: "We will be there." Listen to the full interview at left... Shortly after becoming Attorney General, Eric Holder dropped charges against three Black Panthers, who were caught on video, trying to intimidate white voters outside of a Philadelphia polling location on...
  • Professor: 'Jesus was a Muslim'

    07/11/2012 2:32:01 PM PDT · by oliverdarcy · 138 replies
    The head of the religion department at Luther College in Iowa recently argued that Jesus Christ, the central figure of Christianity, was in fact, a Muslim.“‘Was Jesus a Muslim?" asks Prof. Robert F. Shedinger in the beginning of a book he published this year entitled Was Jesus a Muslim? " I will answer with a very qualified yes." In a recent interview Shedinger also defended his controversial thesis explaining that a Muslim undergraduate student had sent him on academic odyssey that culminated with him asking himself "Was Jesus a Muslim?" "Even as a Christian I have to answer yes to...
  • Does Obama Mock the Bible ? (video)

    06/24/2012 4:03:36 PM PDT · by djone · 5 replies
    Moonbattery ^ | 6.24.2012 | DAVE BLOUNT
    "Pundits identify themselves as card-carrying members of the establishment when they dutifully argue that Obama is a Christian. But black liberation theology — race hatred blended with Marxism under a thin veneer of mysticism — is hardly Christianity. Does this guy sound like a Christian?"
  • Faith scholars who backed Obama in 2008 see weakening Democratic interest in religious voters

    06/03/2012 6:37:41 AM PDT · by tobyhill · 16 replies
    WASHINGTON POST ^ | 6/3/2012 | ap
    In 2008, Barack Obama took aim at the “pew gap,” the overwhelming Republican edge among voters who regularly attend church. The Democratic presidential nominee came nowhere near closing it, but he didn’t have to. He just needed an extra percentage point or two among traditional GOP constituents, and he got it. The Democratic National Committee is promising a repeat performance in 2012. But some religious leaders and scholars who backed Obama in 2008 are skeptical. They say the Democrats have, through neglect and lack of focus, squandered the substantial gains they made with religious moderates and worry it will hurt...
  • Jesse Jackson says hits on Jeremiah Wright pain him

    05/21/2012 11:52:50 AM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 42 replies
    Politico ^ | May 21, 2012 | Tim Mak
    Civil rights activist Rev. Jesse Jackson defended Monday controversial Rev. Jeremiah Wright, saying that it was a “source of pain” to see him criticized in the media. “I know it’s a source of pain for me to see him used as an object of degradation and manipulated the way he’s been used the media as if he’s some sort of enemy of the state. It’s not fair and it’s not true,” said Jackson on MSNBC’s “Daily Rundown.” “It pains me to see him used as an object of degradation.” Jackson said that Wright had developed an influential ministry, one that...
  • Obama Heads for John Edwards-type Hush Money Scandal?

    05/14/2012 4:06:15 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 52 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 14, 2012 | John Ransom
    Staggering under an avalanche of bad news regarding the economy, Obama’s presidential campaign took another hit over the weekend as the New York Post detailed divisions amongst Democrats and radicals, including charges that Obama tried to buy the silence of his controversial Chicago pastor Rev. Jeremiah Wright. Author Edward Klein in his new book The Amateur writes that Obama offered his long-time radical preacher and pastor $150,000 in hush money for staying out of the spotlight during Obama’s 2008 run for president. I might add that I have a feeling that radical association with Obama was a booming cottage industry...
  • The ‘bribe’ to silence Wright [Obama’s team tried to buy his silence]

    05/13/2012 5:11:14 AM PDT · by RobinMasters · 133 replies
    New York Post ^ | MAY 12, 2012 | New York Post
    <p>When sermons of Obama’s Chicago pastor, Jeremiah Wright, surfaced during the Iowa primaries, it threatened to derail Obama’s campaign. ABC aired one where Wright screamed, “Goddamn America!” Edward Klein interviewed Wright, who told him Obama’s team tried to buy his silence.</p>
  • New Black Panther Leader Shabbaz: Whites Will Be ‘Very, Very, Very Angry’ in November…Will Cling...

    05/09/2012 3:56:01 PM PDT · by Libloather · 87 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 5/08/12 | Benny Johnson
    New Black Panther Leader Shabbaz: Whites Will Be ‘Very, Very, Very Angry’ in November…Will Cling to ‘Their God and Their Guns’ — ‘We Might Have To, Too’By Benny Johnson | The Blaze – 21 hrs ago According to New Black Panther party Chairman Malik Zulu Shabazz: •‘As we go into this election the New Black Panther Party is going to play a great role’ •The white man cannot stop black people in this hour, even thought they have made them n****rs. •‘That black man that is on 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue’ proves that ‘a black man can accomplish what he will.’...
  • How the media, hollywood, academia, and Woodrow Wilson helped the second rise of the KKK

    05/07/2012 7:15:18 AM PDT · by ProgressingAmerica · 16 replies
    I was recently contacted with regard to the membership of Woodrow Wilson in the Klan. If he was a member, I'm certainly not hitting the right key word search, or it just isn't true. And there's a lot of books out there that go over Wilson's lauding of 'The Birth of a Nation'(The Clansman). But setting out to find something almost always leads me to something else. For ease of reference, Wikipedia states that the second KKK existed between 1915–1944. The Birth of a Nation was released in 1915. Wilson screened it in the Whitehouse, and his view of it...
  • Obama's America: Why Black Grievance Will Never End

    04/11/2012 4:42:08 AM PDT · by BO Stinkss · 58 replies
    http://www.americanthinker.com ^ | April 11, 2012 | Selwyn Duke
    When I was 12 years old, I used to play tennis at a certain public park in the Bronx. One day it got back to me that a black fellow at the courts, whose name I forget, said, "Selwyn doesn't like black people." This raised my eyebrows. You see, I had never really thought about the man one way or the other. And what occupied my mind were forehands, backhands, topspin, and volleys, not race. So the only thing I could figure was that I was probably in a funk one day and didn't hear and acknowledge a greeting he...
  • Obama's defense of religion {Mega BARF-Alert - talk about spin...}

    02/23/2012 10:01:30 PM PST · by Cronos · 9 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 23 Feb 2012 | Steve Chapmen
    Catholic bishops, evangelical pastors and Republican presidential candidates have been decrying the Obama administration's war on religious liberty. Amid all the uproar, it's easy to overlook something equally important: the administration's many battles for religious liberty....In other realms, believers have found a Barack Obama and his Justice Department to be staunch allies.The most conspicuous surprise involves government rules for faith-based organizations that get federal funding for social services.President George W. Bushissued an executive order allowing such groups to hire only people who share their faith — exempting them from the usual ban on religious discrimination. Liberal critics accused him of...
  • Is The Black Church The Answer To Liberal Prayers? ["Jesus Was Class Warrior"?]

    11/26/2011 10:21:53 AM PST · by Steelfish · 10 replies
    Washington Post ^ | November 24, 2011
    Is The Black Church The Answer To Liberal Prayers? By Lisa Miller, Published: November 24 As the American left continues to seek a coherent way to articulate its moral priorities in these days of political stalemates and widening income gaps, it might look to the most unlikely of places — the academy — for guidance and inspiration. At elite universities and seminaries thrives a constituency of African American intellectuals who fiercely contend that the American conversation needs to stay focused on justice — specifically, for those whom the Bible calls “the least of these.” Cornel West, who was arrested at...
  • It's The Theology, Stupid - Obama, Farrakhan & Black Liberation Theology

    08/21/2011 8:24:38 AM PDT · by Roger-SD · 40 replies
    Stop Obama Now!! ^ | 10/21/2011 | Roger-SD
    It's important that people converge on the truth about Obama, in order to oppose him and his minions effectively. The truth is that Obama is influenced more by Malcolm X than anyone else. James H. Cone said that Black Liberation theology is based on Malcolm X (Black Nationalism) and Martin Luther King (Christianity). If you read his books, it has Malcolm's Nation of Islam beliefs at the core and only a thin facade of Christianity. There are degrees of racism. Black Liberation Theology is not merely racist, but actually genocidal in it's racial core concept, just like the doctrine of...
  • Building a Religion 2012 Edition-Barack Obama

    07/19/2011 4:49:27 AM PDT · by vrwc54 · 2 replies
    You Tube ^ | 7/178/11 | RobtKraft/GrannyJan
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  • Will the Truth Catch Up to Bill Ayers and his Comrades?

    09/27/2010 3:59:57 PM PDT · by Freedom Frayed · 45 replies
    Gulag Bound ^ | September 27, 2010 | Cliff Kincaid
    McDonnell’s body was hit with shrapnel from a pipe bomb and suffered in a hospital for two days. This is why his death is recorded on February 18 and the blast went off on February 16. One of the heavy metal staples from the bomb went through his eye and into his brain. Ayers’ fingerprints were found in a Weather Underground bomb factory discovered by the FBI in San Francisco in 1971. Photographs were taken of the materials, including C-4 plastic explosive. Members of the Weather Underground were taught how to make bombs by the Cuban intelligence service during trips...
  • Obama Goes to Church (Drudge)

    09/19/2010 7:25:03 AM PDT · by ziravan · 238 replies
    Drudge Report ^ | 09/19/10 | Drudge Report
    The first family left the White House on foot this morning for the 9am choral holy eucharist service and sermon at St John's Church Lafayette Square.
  • Obama's Islam: Now he tells us

    08/22/2010 5:25:32 PM PDT · by libstripper · 55 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | June 10, 2009 | Pamela Geller
    If anyone thinks that Barack Obama is a Muslim now, there is no one to blame but Barack Obama. In his speech in Cairo, Obama said that he had "known Islam on three continents before coming to the region where it was first revealed." Obama didn't say that he had come to the region where "Muslims believe that Islam was first revealed," or where Islam "began," or was "founded." Revealed. (Italics in original.)
  • Obama’s Spiritual Mentor Praises No-Nonsense Marxism

    07/02/2010 4:21:05 PM PDT · by Starman417 · 6 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 07-02-10 | Skookum
    Reverend Jeremiah Wright, while addressing the New York Society for Ethical Culture, in New York City on September 17, 2009, praised Socialism and No-Nonsense Marxism: once again he manages to denigrate the country that has allowed him to build a personal fortune while praising the political systems of slavery, repression and death. [VIDEO AT SITE] Americans who are not Socialists continue to wonder at the bizarre and counter productive policies of Obama and become skeptical of his message that resembles Socialism; while he steadfastly denies being a Socialist. There are those of us who plead that if we refer...
  • 'Shady' porn site practices put visitors at risk

    06/14/2010 1:30:30 PM PDT · by JoeProBono · 53 replies · 1,564+ views
    bbc ^ | 11 June 2010
    Visitors to porn sites are at serious risk of being exploited by cyber criminals, a study has suggested. It found that many sites harboured malware or used "shady" practices to squeeze money out of their visitors. By creating their own porn sites researchers found that many consumers were vulnerable to known bugs and loopholes. Competition among porn sites makes the online adult industry ripe for abuse by hi-tech criminals. "They have almost inadvertently created a whole ecosystem that's easy to abuse for cyber crime on a large scale,...."
  • Know-nothing O'Reilly asserts to Beck his show has better research material than Beck's

    05/27/2010 6:02:50 PM PDT · by ETL · 42 replies · 1,038+ views
    May 27, 2010
    Then why does he (O'Reilly) describe his pal and frequent guest, Marc Lamont Hill, as a "Liberal" when he is a Black Liberation revolutionary communist?? The information on Hill's radical ideology is easily accessible. O'Reilly is a complete buffoon! He has Beck on on an almost nightly basis apparently just to mock his efforts and belittle him.The Extreme Makeover of Fox News: Analyst Marc Lamont Hill ["Black Liberation" revolutionary communist] Accuracy In Media - AIM Column ^ | October 2, 2009 | Cliff Kincaid Who would plaster his Twitter page with police mug shot photos of convicted cop-killer Assata Shakur?...
  • Maurice Clemmons - dangerous criminal? or good muslim?

    12/03/2009 1:24:36 AM PST · by Jim Robinson · 43 replies · 2,033+ views
    Examiner.com ^ | Dec 2, 2009 | by Annie Hamilton
    What do you think about when you hear the name, "Maurice Clemmons?" son? father? husband? cop killer? victim? black man? American? How about ....child rapist, pedophile, muslim, bully, idiot, murderer? I think it's time we stop talking about about people 'politely' like we're back in Old England, fearful the relatives are going to crawl out of the walls and beat us for not being politically correct. Enough is enough. The truth is, the guy was nothing but a thug. Who cares WHAT the Governor's excuse is, the guy was a punk at sixteen and shouldn't have been pardoned, end of...
  • Jefferson still has a shot in Louisiana

    09/16/2008 4:57:33 AM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 11 replies · 226+ views
    Politico ^ | September 16, 2008 | JOSH KRAUSHAAR
    Even as he faces a 16-count federal indictment on charges that include racketeering and soliciting bribes, Rep. William Jefferson (D-La.) may be down, but he isn’t out. At least not yet. Devoid of virtually any influence in Congress and with his campaign treasury almost empty, Jefferson may still have a path to victory in the Democratic primary next month. By virtue of his high name identification and a small cadre of die-hard supporters, he is hoping to win enough votes in the crowded Oct. 4 primary to head into a runoff. And his likely runoff opponent is the only white...
  • Obama camp denies Sutton story (HarvardGate & Dr. Khalid al Mansour)

    09/05/2008 8:04:04 AM PDT · by pissant · 44 replies · 736+ views
    Politico ^ | 9/5/08 | Ben Smith
    Barack Obama's campaign is flatly denying a story told by former Manhattan Borough President Percy Sutton, who cast an ex-Black Panther turned Muslim businessman and lecturer as a key Obama mentor but whose story seems off in at least one key detail. Sutton's story, told in what NY1 said was a March 25 interview, has been lighting up the conservative blogs for the last week. Sutton, now in his late 80s and mostly off the public stage, told NY1's Dominic Carter that he was asked to write a letter of recommendation to Harvard Law School on Obama's behalf by a...
  • The Marxist Roots of Black Liberation Theology

    05/22/2008 5:19:29 PM PDT · by markomalley · 6 replies · 123+ views
    Acton Commentary ^ | 4/2/2008 | Anthony B. Bradley
    What is Black Liberation Theology anyway? Barack Obama's former pastor, Jeremiah Wright catapulted black liberation theology onto a national stage, when America discovered Trinity United Church of Christ. Understanding the background of the movement might give better clarity into Wright's recent vitriolic preaching. A clear definition of black theology was first given formulation in 1969 by the National Committee of Black Church Men in the midst of the civil-rights movement:Black theology is a theology of black liberation. It seeks to plumb the black condition in the light of God's revelation in Jesus Christ, so that the black community can...
  • Jeremiah Wright's 'Trumpet' (Trinity UCC's Church magazine confirms our worst suspicions)

    05/09/2008 11:32:14 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 36 replies · 733+ views
    The Weekly Standard ^ | The May 19th, 2008 Edition | Stanley Kurtz
    To the question of the moment--What did Barack Obama know and when did he know it?--I answer, Obama knew everything, and he's known it for ages. Far from succumbing to surprise and shock after Jeremiah Wright's disastrous performance at the National Press Club, Barack Obama must have long been aware of his pastor's political radicalism. A careful reading of nearly a year's worth of Trumpet Newsmagazine, Wright's glossy national "lifestyle magazine for the socially conscious," makes it next to impossible to conclude otherwise. Wright founded Trumpet Newsmagazine in 1982 as a "church newspaper"--primarily for his own congregation, one gathers--to "preach...
  • How the Leftist Churches Set a Time Bomb for the Democrats

    03/25/2008 11:25:16 PM PDT · by Dawnsblood · 28 replies · 1,591+ views
    American Thinker ^ | March 26, 2008 | James Lewis
    Until the Rev. Jeremiah Wright, Senator Obama's spiritual mentor in Black Liberation Theology, popped out of the woodwork, I didn't even know about BLT -- Black Liberation Theology. But the doctrines of Black Liberation have been preached since 1966 in black churches, with the enthusiastic support of white churches of the Left, notably the United Church of Christ. The Rev. Wright runs an official UCC church. Though I am not a professional theologian, I daresay that Jesus would not, repeat not, approve of BLT. Because Black Liberation Theology seems to go straight against every single word in the Sermon on...
  • Obama for President? Be serious. (Oldie, but a Goodie)

    03/25/2008 12:33:14 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 5 replies · 921+ views
    Political Gateway ^ | January 17, 2007 | Andy Martin
    In the 1960's I had a lady friend who loved Robert Redford. So, naturally, I got dragged to all of Redford's movies. I saw "The Candidate" several times. In that film, Mr. McKay (Redford), a "community organizer" like Barack Obama, hatches a slogan, "McKay, The Better Way" to run for office. Ironically, Barack "Barry" Obama has now chosen "The Better Way" as his mantra through February 10th. Well. Obama's slogan has about as much substance as the celluloid version popularized by Robert Redford. Obama is entirely a creation of wealthy contributors and powerful, liberal media interests. So what he does...
  • The Case for an Obama-Clinton Ticket

    03/24/2008 4:47:31 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 31 replies · 1,027+ views
    The New York Observer ^ | March 24, 2008 | Steve Kornacki
    Maybe, just maybe, it’s now worth at least asking whether Hillary Clinton might wind up as the Democratic candidate for vice president. When the chatter about a Democratic “dream ticket” began last year, it was easy to dismiss. Either Clinton or Obama would win a clear victory in the primaries and, after what inevitably would be a contentious campaign, each would want as little to do with the other as possible. Clinton, if she emerged victorious, would instead choose some kind of national security graybeard to her political right, a retired general perhaps, or maybe even a Republican. Likewise, Obama...
  • Obama's brilliant bad speech (The LA Times!)

    03/24/2008 1:46:59 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 39 replies · 1,703+ views
    The Los Angeles Times ^ | March 24, 2008 | Gregory Rodriguez
    In some ways, Barack Obama's speech on race last week was as brilliant as it was nuanced. But for all its rhetorical beauty, it was also an enormous step backward and, in the end, a rather self-serving call for more discussion about racial grievance in a country that has already done way too much talking. Until last week, so much of Obama's appeal lay in the fact that he was not asking us to talk about the racial divide. Instead, he offered himself as a living and breathing symbol of racial reconciliation; his very origins pointed to the goal of...
  • No Dr. Wright, God Bless America

    03/23/2008 1:18:13 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 28 replies · 1,170+ views
    Townhall ^ | March 23, 2008 | Kevin McCullough
    Even though Barack Obama has "moved on" from the messy association that he has recently been forced to explain to man who had been his pastor for 20 years, it is clear - the voters haven't. There are legitimate questions being raised about a relationship that spans a generation and the beliefs of a man who has on multiple dozens of occasions issued some of the most vitriolic, bigoted, racism imaginable in America today. No doubt one of the most infamous video moments recently unearthed was Jeremiah Wright's use of what he cleverly believed to be a cute play on...
  • The truth about the Black Liberation Theology taught by Reverend Wright at Obama's Church

    03/22/2008 8:08:21 AM PDT · by Jeff Head · 201 replies · 5,059+ views
    JEFFHEAD.COM ^ | 22 March 2008 | Jeff Head
    Despite the efforts of most of the main stream media (and Obama himself) trying to spin the incidents regarding Barack Obama's preacher and spiritual advisor into something acceptable to Americans, and his speech regarding race, by doing some individualresearch, it becomes clear that the spin will simply just not wash. The Trinity Church subscribes to Black Liberation Theology. I believe that Obama will not leave that Church for one simple and obvious reason. Despite his new found disgust in "some" terminology that Wright employed, Obama must agree with the theology that the church teaches. He is raising his kids in...
  • 22nd MEU, BLT 1/2 Marines mourn the loss of three warriors (Severe Tissue Alert for Fallen Warriors)

    02/21/2006 3:07:10 PM PST · by SandRat · 12 replies · 456+ views
    Marine Corps News ^ | Feb 18, 2006 | Lance Cpl. Peter R. Miller
    AL ASAD AIR BASE, IRAQ (Feb. 18, 2006) -- In a modest encampment carved from ancient battlefields millennia old, the Marines and sailors of Battalion Landing Team 1st Bn., 2nd Marines, assembled for a roll call three infantrymen of Charlie Company. would never answer. Cpl. Orville Gerena, Lance Cpl. David S. Parr and Pfc. Jacob D. Spann were tragically killed Feb. 6, in Hit, Iraq, when their Humvee was attacked by an improvised explosive device while returning from patrol. Battalion Landing Team 1st Bn, 2nd Marines, the ground combat element of the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable), assembled...
  • BLT 1/2 makes friends in Iraq

    01/09/2006 3:36:58 PM PST · by SandRat · 7 replies · 474+ views
    Marine Corps News ^ | Jan 9, 2005 | Cpl. Christopher S. Vega
    HIT, Iraq (Jan. 9, 2006) -- Hand in hand with combating insurgents around the ancient city of Hit, the Marines of B Company, Battalion Landing Team 1st Bn., 2nd Marine Regiment, are looking to build bridges between Coalition forces and the Iraqi people. First Lt. Chris Richardella and a handful of his Marines were recently able to deliver school supplies and sports items to children in neighborhoods surrounding their combat outpost. “Our first mission is to provide security and stability,” said B Company's executive officer. “But when we get the chance, we try to start on our secondary mission, improving...
  • BLT 1/2 patrols through Hit, Iraq (22nd MEU)

    01/06/2006 4:16:13 PM PST · by SandRat · 175+ views
    Marine Corps News ^ | Jan 6, 2006 | Cpl. Christopher S. Vega
    HIT, Iraq (Jan. 6, 2006) -- Pushing out from their combat outposts, Marines from Battalion Landing Team, 1st Bn., 2nd Marine Regiment, recently began conducting foot and motorized patrols in the city of Hit, Iraq. During these patrols, Marines executed counter mortar and improvised explosive device sweeps on desert roads and in local neighborhoods to keep coalition forces and Iraqi citizens safe from insurgent attacks. The patrols are part of the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable)’s ongoing counterinsurgency efforts in the Al Anbar province. “We are conducting these patrols to make our presence known to both the locals...
  • BLT 1/2 completes Operation Moon River (22nd MEU)

    01/04/2006 3:41:10 PM PST · by SandRat · 3 replies · 254+ views
    Marine Corps News ^ | Jan 4, 2005 | Gunnery Sgt. Keith A. Milks
    KUBAYSAH, Iraq (Jan. 4, 2006) -- As their families and friends were preparing to celebrate the New Year, the Marines and sailors of the Battalion Landing Team 1st Bn., 2nd Marine Regiment were recuperating after a long, hard day of patrolling the streets in Kubaysah, Iraq during Operation Moon River. The goal of the one-day operation, undertaken by elements of the 22nd MEU (SOC) and the Iraqi army, was to assess the status of essential civil services in the city and show a coalition presence in a city that has seen very little conventional military in recent months. “We wanted...
  • Charlie Company Leads BLT into Northern Iraq

    06/12/2003 6:12:10 PM PDT · by Apollo · 7 replies · 1,473+ views
    The Marines and Sailors of Battalion Landing Team 1/8 were summoned to action in early April to go ashore and secure the Al'Mosul Airport in order to provide a means of strategic airlift for the joint arena of northern Iraq. The airport was located in the fourth largest city in Iraq and home to an Iraqi Republican Guard Unit. As they have prepared for so many months to operate in any clime or place, the men of Charlie company expeditiously answered their call to duty receiving a mere 24 hours notice before they began deploying from their ship in the...