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  • Rebellion Attempt in Congo

    03/23/2007 6:44:59 AM PDT · by Fairview · 1 replies · 257+ views
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    Heavy fighting broke out around noon yesterday (Thursday 22 March) in Democratic Republic of Congo's capital between the government troops and the militia loyal to Jean-Pierre Bemba. Bemba's personal militia was ordered by the country's government to register at an army base last week to begin their integration into the Congolese security force. But his militia ignored the deadline. These clashes are the first in the in the capital, a Bemba stronghold, since Joseph Kabila was installed as president on Dec. 6. Early in the regellion a witness in a high-rise building on the city's main boulevard said he could...
  • Real Time Global Incident Map

    02/17/2007 2:04:27 PM PST · by Fairview · 29 replies · 1,344+ views
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    Google Earth-generated satellite map of the world showing recent incidents possibly or definitely related to terrorism, particularly Islamic terrorism. Each hotspot on the map is a rollover clickable link to a news story about it. The links reveal the URL of the source of the story, with an enlarged satellite map of the location in which the incident takes place.
  • White House Trying to Kill House Immigration Bill--Sensenbrenner

    05/24/2006 7:57:37 AM PDT · by Fairview · 41 replies · 1,971+ views
    Chris Core Show, WMAL 630 AM radio (ABC's Washington DC affiliate)
    James Sensenbrenner just called in to Chris Core's conservative radio talk show to report that Karl Rove, acting for the president, was actively trying to sabotage the House immigration bill by persuading other congressmen not to support it.

    09/03/2005 1:29:10 PM PDT · by Fairview · 18 replies · 335+ views
    Since it's now apparent that the mayor of New Orleans is a politically-inexperienced incompetent who has no more control of his emotions than a teenage girl with PMS, and that the governor of Louisiana has even less capacity for linear thought, and since their incompetence is obstructing the restoration of public order, it's time for someone with some administrative skills to step in. If John Abizaid is not available, I suggest that we start a campaign to draft Rudy. Whatever we may think of his views on abortion or gun control, his organizational abilities and his talent for cutting through...