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  • Major Coalition Sponsor Rally at U.S. Mexican Embassy in D.C. This Thursday to Free Our Marine

    06/10/2014 12:42:50 PM PDT · by lward99 · 21 replies
    Free Our Marine ^ | 6/10/2014 | Larry Ward
    WASHINGTON – Conservative Victory Political Action Committee and other prominent organizations and leaders are organizing a rally in front of the Mexican Embassy at 1911 Pennsylvania Ave, Washington, DC on Thursday, June 12, 2014 at 10 AM to 1 PM. Mexican authorities arrested U.S. Marine Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi on March 31st, 2014, after he accidentally drove across the border with three legally owned guns. Tahmooressi immediately disclosed that he had his guns in his vehicle, and was cooperative with authorities at the border. Mexican prosecutors originally charged Tahmooressi with gun trafficking and he was taken to a Tijuana prison where...
  • SHOCKING VIDEO: Shak Hill Exposes Mark Warner's "War on Girls"

    03/17/2014 2:37:32 PM PDT · by lward99 · 12 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | Cheryl Chumley
    A Republican Senate hopeful in Virginia has turned the tables on his Democratic competition, claiming that his political foe is waging a war on women — by supporting abortion. Shak Hill, who’s running for the U.S. Senate seat for Virginia, blasted his incumbent Democratic counterpart, Mark Warner, for waging a “war on girls” by easing the path for late-term abortion, in a statement and accompanying YouTube video “Mark Warner is waging a war on girls, and it’s killing them,” Mr. Hill said in the statement. “Warner claims he personally opposes abortion, yet he demands that the government give women a...
  • Cornyn Loves Obamacare (Compelling)

    01/20/2014 2:11:28 PM PST · by lward99 · 76 replies
    CLO ^ | 1/20/14 | Congressman Steve Stockman
    John Cornyn doesn't want you to know the UGLY TRUTH about his intimate, cozy relationship with ObamaCare. He may deny it in public, but John Cornyn LOVES ObamaCare and the proof is...
  • 2 Millions Bikers to DC Invited to Justice for Benghazi Rally

    09/10/2013 6:25:09 AM PDT · by lward99 · 46 replies
    “We welcome the ‘Bikers Benghazi Brigade’ with Open Arms to join our Justice for Benghazi Rally as we already have a permit.” -- Mitchell Mason, Rally Organizer Washington D.C. – Today the Justice for Benghazi Rally Organizers, Patriots4America and Special Operations Speaks invite the 2 Million Bikers to ride into the Capitol as ‘Bikers for the Benghazi 4’ and join their approved and permitted rally on the Capitol West Lawn at 12:30-6:00 pm on September 11, 2013. We welcome the Bikers to participate in the Justice for Benghazi Rally and will even offer some speaking slots.
  • Judge Andrew Napolitano presidential draft effort picks up steam

    09/04/2013 4:38:54 AM PDT · by lward99 · 26 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | 09/03/13 | Jessica Chasmar
    An effort to draft former New Jersey Superior Court Judge Andrew Napolitano for a 2016 presidential run is picking up steam, Sunshine State News first reported. The Virginia-based Committee to Draft Judge Andrew Napolitano for President announced last week that it had gathered almost 100,000 signatures and 36,000 likes on Facebook urging the libertarian to run as a Republican. The effort is being led by Larry Hunter, a former Reagan White House staffer who worked with Jack Kemp and helped craft the "Contract With America," State News reported. "The heads of both parties are busy right now lining up establishment...
  • Leaked Letter: Unsupervised Nurses to Replace Doctors in VA Medical Facilities?

    08/26/2013 9:22:31 AM PDT · by lward99 · 25 replies
    Is this Obama's plan to fill the Doctor Shortages starting with the Veterans? SOS obtained this Letter to Department of Veterans Affairs about Nurses taking the place of doctors UNSUPERVISED by doctors in VA Medical Facilities. "If finalized, this handbook would designate all advanced practice nurses (APRN) within the VHA, including nurse anesthetists, as licensed independent practitioners (LIP) 1 2 who would be required to function without physician support, supervision or oversight." http://www.scribd.com/doc/163203536/A-Letter-to-Department-of-Veterans-Affairs-about-Nurses-taking-the-place-of-doctors-UNSUPERVISED-by-doctors-in-VA-Medical-Facilities
  • VIDEO: Rep. Kristi Noem Promises Action on Benghazi Discharge Petition

    08/25/2013 10:30:04 AM PDT · by lward99 · 11 replies
    Our first Paparazzi Video! Jimmy from http://thelibertydefenseproject.org/ asked Congresswoman Kristi Noem if she will support the Stockman Discharge petition. - Check out the video for her answer...
  • Maness offers comparisons to Landrieu, Cassidy (Mary, Mary, Quite Contrary)

    08/15/2013 8:34:00 AM PDT · by lward99 · 2 replies
    RobManess.com ^ | 8/15/13 | Rob Maness
    U.S. Senate candidate Rob Maness (R-Madisonville, LA) today launched a comparison campaign to show the contrasts between himself and the other candidates in the 2014 race. Showing the similar – and often identical – voting histories of incumbent Democrat Mary Landrieu, Republican Congressman Bill Cassidy and himself, Maness identifies Landrieu as “Blue Mary,” Cassidy as “Red Mary” and himself as “Quite Contrary,” illustrating that Cassidy’s political record makes him little more than a Republican version of the Democrat who currently holds the seat. Showing Landrieu and Cassidy’s positions on issues such as Stimulus Spending, the 2nd Amendment, Obamacare and Coastal...
  • Photobombed: McConnell Holds His Nose To Campaign As Conservative

    08/09/2013 11:01:29 AM PDT · by lward99 · 3 replies
    Constitutional Rights PAC ^ | August 9, 2013 | CR PAC Staff
    Photobombed: McConnell Holds His Nose To Campaign As Conservative Friday, August 9, 2013 | CR PAC Staff | Constitutional Rights PAC This morning McConnell Instagrammed this picure in response to reports that Jesse Benton, his campaign manager said: “Between you and me, I’m sort of holdin’ my nose for two years because what we’re doing here is going to be a big benefit to Rand in ’16, so that’s my long vision...” But it appears that this isn't the first time Mitch McConnell has been caught on camera holding his nose. It seems that he holds his nose every...
  • SOS to Place Hard-hitting Multiple Billboards in Boehner Dist...Investigate Benghazi Massacre

    08/07/2013 9:05:56 AM PDT · by lward99 · 32 replies
    Special Operations Speaks ^ | August 7, 2013 | Dick Brauer
    Billboards featuring Boehner, McConnell, Pelosi, and Reid Ask, “If four members of CONGRESS were killed in Benghazi, would we have a Watergate-style select committee today?” (Washington, DC) – Special Operations Speaks (SOS) today announced that it is set to run full-size billboards throughout the congressional district of House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) demanding the immediate establishment of a House select investigative committee to determine what occurred in Washington and Libya before, during, and after the September 11, 2012, Benghazi massacre.  The billboards, contracted with CBS Outdoor, will feature pictures of Boehner, former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid...
  • Join Special Operations Speaks At Wednesday’s Benghazi Hearing

    05/07/2013 9:54:12 AM PDT · by lward99 · 6 replies
    What: Join SOS at the Benghazi Oversight Committee hearing. Show up, speak out, and let your voice be heard at this public hearing. Where: Rayburn House Office Building Room 2154 Washington, DC When: Wednesday May 8, 2013, 11:30 a. m.
  • ORGANIZER OF GUN APPRECIATION DAY CALLS OUT THE RACIST OUTCOME OF GUN CONTROL

    02/25/2013 11:12:12 AM PST · by lward99 · 5 replies
    EqualGunRights.com ^ | 2/25/13 | Larry Ward
    Larry Ward, President of Political Media and principle organizer of Gun Appreciation Day, today released the following statement along with a video supporting a new project, EqualGunRights.com. The video, produced in collaboration with the Second Amendment Foundation, highlights the disproportionate impact of gun control laws on the African-American population, and how that discrimination leaves large groups unable to defend themselves, their families, or their businesses. DO MICHAEL BLOOMBERG AND RAHM EMANUEL WANT TO DISARM AFRICAN AMERICANS AND HISPANICS? Bloomberg and Emanuel may not have racist intents, but the gun control they are pushing has real life racial consequences. “It doesn't...
  • Defend our Veteran's Gun Rights

    01/31/2013 5:02:07 AM PST · by lward99 · 4 replies
    Special Operations Speaks ^ | 1/30/12 | Dick Brauer, Colonel, USAF (Ret.)
    It’s a little-known fact that about 30% of returning soldiers are diagnosed with PTSD. These brave men and women, mentally scarred from their service to our country, deserve nothing less than our unwavering support. Instead, they are now in the crosshairs of the gun control lobby. With the VA’s existing massive information sharing with NICS, we already have a precedent for large-scale revocation of veteran’s rights. All it takes is for one of Eric Holder’s decrees to include PTSD, and suddenly one of the most passionate, patriotic segments of Americans will be labeled a danger to society. Ask yourself: Do...
  • New California regs forcing trucks off the road

    01/02/2013 10:19:17 AM PST · by lward99 · 39 replies
    Times 247 ^ | Jan. 1, 2013 | Katherine Timpf
    California rang in the New Year by placing certain truck engines, trailers, tires and even entire vehicles on its environmental out list — requiring motor carriers to spend tens of thousands of dollars on new equipment that may never meet the state's ambitious objectives. The new rules apply to trucks registered in other states — and even other countries. “The state is forcing certain trucking companies and operators to make investments that are going to add cost with no return with regard to fuel efficiency, and therefore no impact on their desired policy operative,” said Steve Laskowski, senior vice president...
  • Create 'Gun Free Politician Zones' for all politicians who support 'Gun Free School Zones'

    12/24/2012 10:46:27 AM PST · by lward99 · 15 replies
    White House Petition ^ | 12/24/2012 | Larry Ward
    Gun control advocates' loudest voices are most heavily protected by guns. Andrew Cuomo, Michael Bloomberg, Barack Obama, Rahm Emanuel and other gun grabbing politicians are protected with secret service and/or security details that carry guns. If their argument is right, that guns kill people, it is more than appropriate that they disarm their security and themselves to demonstrate that they can live the way they are both proposing and legislating that the rest of the 99%, (not in the political 1% elite) live. If the Political 1%ers do not shed their armed protection for themselves and their own families then...
  • Anti-gun activists hold protests in DC (Watch the Video)

    12/17/2012 4:30:57 PM PST · by lward99 · 25 replies
    My Fox DC ^ | 12/13/12 | Bob Barnard
    "Arm the teachers! Arm the principals!" yelled one man from a second-floor window nearby. Larry Ward, who says he is a father of two young children and lives in Virginia, later came down to confront the protestors on the street. "This principal in the school tried to defend the children and was killed for it," Ward told us. "But if the principal tried to defend the children with a gun, perhaps (she) could have saved many lives."
  • Unions steer Calif. Democrats toward cliff

    12/07/2012 2:47:27 PM PST · by lward99 · 26 replies
    Times 247 ^ | 12-07-12 | Katherine Timpf
    Obamacare doesn't go far enough. The government needs to replace private insurance companies in a complete takeover of health care. That’s the system California’s union leaders are pressuring Democrats to create, now that they enjoy supermajorities in both chambers of the state Legislature. And their influence is “tremendous,” according to former Sen. Gloria Romero, D-Los Angeles, who served as Senate majority leader from 2001 to 2008. “California Teachers Association’s former president referred to them as the fourth, co-equal branch of government,” she said. “Nobody has the political and money war chest that they do.” Read more: http://times247.com/articles/34unions-steer-california-democrats-toward-cliff9#ixzz2EPP6RNs3
  • How Karl Rove, Inc. wasted conservative donors’ $300 million

    11/16/2012 1:31:21 PM PST · by lward99 · 57 replies
    World Tribune ^ | 11/15/12 | Larry Ward & Carter Clews
    Oddly enough, perhaps the biggest loser in last week’s Republican debacle wasn’t even on the ballot. He didn’t shake a single hand, nuzzle the napes of any newborn babes or promise eager voters pie in the sky or peace on Earth. His name was Karl Rove. And all he actually did was squander a staggering $300 million by backing candidates who turned winnable races into laughable routs, producing tepid ads transforming would-be zealots into couch potatoes and firmly establishing himself as the political world’s pre-eminent empty-suit analyst. Perhaps even worse, he set himself up as the clearinghouse for wealthy conservative...
  • Saudi 'Gangnam Style' has big omission: Women (Hilarious)

    11/03/2012 3:31:01 PM PDT · by lward99 · 12 replies
    Times247 ^ | November 3, 2012 | Douglas Ernst
    Millions of people are familiar with the South Korean music video "Gangnam Style," credited by the Guiness Book of World Records as the most liked in YouTube history. The song — which features the refrain "Hey, sexy lady!" — has inspired countless parodies. Now Saudi Arabia adds itself to the list. There's only one problem: The video has no ladies. While it shouldn't surprise anyone that a country that is planning a seperate city for working women would omit women from a music video, the optics of "Saudia Gangnam" speak volumes. Even our liberal moral relativist friends can learn a...
  • SOS calls for Investigation To Uncover Potential High Crimes And Misdemeanors In Benghazigate

    11/03/2012 12:38:25 PM PDT · by lward99 · 32 replies
    Special Operations Speaks ^ | 11/3/2012 | SOS
    Today, Special Operations Speaks PAC released the following statement along with a petition demanding an independent investigation into Barack Obama’s administration and its actions that may constitute High Crimes and Misdemeanors by the President, regardless of the outcome of the November 6th Presidential Election. “It remains uncertain if the tragedy in Benghazi was caused or compounded by Obama’s reckless inaction, gross negligence, or incompetent leadership,” said Joe Stringham, BG, USA (Ret), Special Forces/Ranger and Chairman of Special Operations Speaks PAC. “What is clear is that the deaths of Ambassador Stevens, Sean Smith, and former Navy SEALs Tyrone Woods and Glen...
  • San Francisco transit aims to snuff out private rival

    11/02/2012 11:19:26 AM PDT · by lward99 · 9 replies
    Times 247 ^ | November 2, 2012 | Katherine Timpf
    On a typical work day in San Francisco, at least 27 private employers are picking up workers in shuttle buses — complete with cushioned seats and WiFi — at more than 200 stops across the city. The transit option is a booming private enterprise that reduces traffic congestion and air pollution. Some in the city want to snuff it out, San Francisco-style, with government regulations and fees. San Francisco Supervisor John Avalos wants to eliminate the cushy private shuttles and charge employers to use the Municipal Transit Agency's spartan buses, according to the San Francisco Examiner. “Their rapid growth makes...
  • ICE kills Va. crime program that inspired Arizona's

    10/17/2012 5:55:17 PM PDT · by lward99 · 6 replies
    Times247 ^ | 10/17/12 | Cheryl Chumley
    The federal government is canceling a model program that gives local police the ability to check the immigration status of people they arrest in Prince William County, Va. And that has proponents of the policy, called 287(g), seeing red. “In the debate last night, President Obama said he wanted to focus in on illegals who are committing crimes,” Corey Stewart, chairman of the Prince William County Board of Supervisors and a key force in the county’s 2007 adoption of the 287(g) program, told Times247.com in an interview Wednesday. “Then why is he eliminating the very program that does that?”
  • Breaking: The mainstream media finally covers Libya (Hilarious)

    10/17/2012 9:08:18 AM PDT · by lward99 · 5 replies
    Special Operations Speaks attacks the MSM.
  • Biden channels Goldwater on Afghanistan

    10/12/2012 8:11:18 AM PDT · by lward99 · 4 replies
    Times247 ^ | 10/5/12 | Douglas Ernst
    Everyone is talking about the laughs heard 'round the world. Vice President Biden smirked and scoffed so much that the issue consumed most of the post-debate cable news coverage. However, what wasn't mentioned was how Mr. Biden inadvertently made a strong case for Barry Goldwater's conservatism when it comes to the nature of the welfare state. Regarding the Obama administration's hard and fast deadline to remove all forces from Afghanistan, Mr. Biden said: "Unless you set a timeline, Baghdad in the case of Iraq and — and Kabul in the case of Afghanistan will not step up. They’re happy to...
  • Anti-Muslim moviemaker may have jihadist ties (Was it a set up?)

    10/08/2012 7:22:55 PM PDT · by lward99 · 36 replies
    Times247 ^ | 10/8/12 | David Isaac
    The YouTube video that spawned a wave of violent protests across the Islamic world might be more than a crude exercise in anti-Muslim propaganda. Walid Shoebat, a Middle East pundit and reformed terrorist, says there is reason to believe that the “Innocence of Muslims” video was a hoax designed to spark the huge outpouring of Muslim rage that it did. Shoebat, who claims he is related to a man who was involved in criminal activities with one of the video's producers, knows something about terrorists. He says he used to be one — a radicalized Muslim who, in his own...
  • Rumsfeld blasts Obama's 'blame America' mind-set

    10/03/2012 10:29:31 AM PDT · by lward99 · 2 replies
    Times247 ^ | 10/3/12 | Times247
    This is an administration in which the lawyers, academics and the wordsmiths who populate their ranks characterize acts of terrorism as “man-caused disasters” and the Fort Hood killings as “workplace violence.” They use phrases like “leading from behind,” or “transnational governance” and “pooling” our nation’s sovereignty with other countries. They seem to believe America’s policies should be based on an international consensus of the nations that dominate the U.N. General Assembly, instead of on our Constitution and the decisions of our elected representatives Read more: http://times247.com/#ixzz28Fu2j7jS
  • Ex-Military Mock Obama For Spiking Football on Bin Laden With Toon

    09/28/2012 4:52:33 PM PDT · by lward99 · 13 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | 09/28/12 | Breitbart News
    Today, Special Operations Speaks, a PAC formed by ex-Special Ops officers from four branches of the military, released a cartoon mocking President Obama for spiking the football on the Osama Bin Laden kill. The cartoon depicts Obama as a schoolchild, president of the student council; he has nothing but scorn for a group of students training for military service. Then he spots a girl being shot at by a group of thugs. He promptly orders the other students to do something about it, and after they do, he takes full credit – and actively spikes a football.
  • Barry the Hero (Hilarious animation)

    09/27/2012 12:51:53 PM PDT · by lward99 · 5 replies
    This Special Operations Speaks group hit this out of the park. This is spot on.
  • Redistribution lies at heart of Obama second term

    09/19/2012 10:01:58 AM PDT · by lward99 · 3 replies
    Times247 ^ | 9/19/12 | David Isaac
    "Every now and then President Obama sort of drops his veil," GOP vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan said last month. In some respects the veil dropped years ago. It’s just that the news is only now reaching the American public. One example is the audio recording released Tuesday in which the Illinois state senator told a Loyola University audience on Oct. 19, 1998: “I actually believe in redistribution.”
  • Special Operations Speaks calls for Panetta's resignation

    09/16/2012 6:23:03 PM PDT · by lward99 · 32 replies
    Special Operations Speaks ^ | 09-16-12 | Larry Bailey, Captain (SEAL), USN (Retired)
    WASHINGTON, DC – Special Operations Speaks (SOS) today called upon Defense Secretary Leon Panetta to resign from office for his claim that Barack Obama had special authority to provide classified information about the Navy SEAL attack on Osama bin Laden to Hollywood filmmakers and others with no security clearance. Panetta made the claim in a September 10th interview on CBS This Morning. As he threatened to punish former Navy SEAL “Mark Owen” for revealing details about the assault on the bin Laden compound in his book No Easy Day, he stated that Department of Defense release of top secret information...
  • Massive Government Cover-Up In Virginia? (Brandon Raub)

    09/09/2012 8:03:18 AM PDT · by lward99 · 25 replies
    Forbes/Revolution PAC ^ | 9/10/12 | Lawrence A. Hunter
    On September 6, 2012, Revolution PAC, which I chair, submitted Freedom-of-Information-Act (FOIA) requests to eight state and local agencies and offices of the Commonwealth of Virginia demanding release of all information and communications relating to the Brandon J. Raub case. Mr. Raub, a former, decorated Marine who served with distinction in Iraq and Afghanistan, was kidnapped on August 16 by a joint strike force of Virginia and Federal “law-enforcement” agents, after which they tried to “disappear” him into the Virginia psychiatric gulag without charging him with any wrongdoing. What did Raub do to deserve this abuse and torment by the...
  • In battle for nation’s soul, who’s doing the praying?

    09/07/2012 8:53:39 AM PDT · by lward99 · 5 replies
    Times247 ^ | 9/7/12 | Cheryl Chumley
    Americans will head to the polls this November with a degree of partisanship and political rancor that has not been felt for 25 years, according to the Pew Research Center for the People and the Press. Seventy-one percent of registered Republicans and 58 percent of Democrats reportedly fault their respective leaders for failing to uphold core party principles. The chasm between Republicans and Democrats over the government’s role in society – providing a place for the homeless to sleep, for example, or guaranteeing citizens enough food for their families – grows wider. And the political will of Republicans to adopt...
  • KUHNER: MAD MATTHEWS PLAYS RACE CARD OBSESSIVELY

    09/01/2012 1:04:41 PM PDT · by lward99 · 17 replies
    Times247 ^ | 8/30/12 | Jeff Kuhner
    Chris Matthews is becoming the mainstream media’s premier race-baiter and hatemonger. The MSNBC host is the Joe Biden of liberal commentators — an obtuse, loudmouthed Democratic hack willing to ruthlessly play the race card. He is a national embarrassment. His brand of demagogic vitriol should be denounced for what it is: ideological fanaticism masquerading as journalism. During the GOP convention in Tampa Bay, Mr. Matthews confronted Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus. On “Morning Joe,” Mr. Matthews denounced Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney for playing the “ethnic” and “race” card. Why? Because Mr. Romney had made a joke about President...
  • Compliance

    09/01/2012 8:57:25 AM PDT · by lward99 · 6 replies
    RevolutionPAC ^ | 9/1/12 | Larry Hunter
    We libertarians love to rail about government, and rightly so. But, tyrannical government can’t survive if people refuse to comply with its illegitimate demands. Ultimately, the actions of government reflect the willingness of the people it oppresses to comply with its dictates. Ultimately, we have no one to blame but ourselves if we continue to live in tyranny. This uncomfortable fact is perfectly illustrated in the newly released movie Compliance, which tells the chilling story of just how far ordinary people will go to obey a figure of authority. Watch the movie trailers here. . .
  • Ex-Marine to sue over detention for Facebook posts

    08/29/2012 8:29:41 AM PDT · by lward99 · 16 replies
    Times247 ^ | 08/29/12 | Cheryl K. Chumley
    The former Marine who was forcibly placed in a psychiatric ward by government officials who didn’t like his Facebook postings will sue for unlawful arrest, according to his attorneys. “We are definitely going to move forward with a lawsuit,” said Nisha Whitehead, assistant to the president at the Rutherford Institute, the nonprofit civil rights firm defending Brandon Raub.
  • Red dawn: China aims for global dominance

    08/26/2012 9:35:47 AM PDT · by lward99 · 13 replies
    Times247 ^ | 8/25/2012 | Times247
    Missile tests. Espionage. Territorial claims and an endless quest for oil. Across the board, China is positioning itself for global dominance. The Middle Kingdom continues to expand its influence and leverage its gains by purchasing U.S. debt. While our elected leaders bicker, communist China works to take pole position as the world's top superpower. Read more: http://times247.com/pset/22china-page-set1/page/0#ixzz24feByWHu
  • Kuhner: Biden dangerously detached from reality

    08/26/2012 9:32:01 AM PDT · by lward99 · 28 replies
    Times247 ^ | 8/23/2012 | Jeffrey T. Kuhner
    Vice President Joseph R. Biden is mentally unstable, and it’s time for Republicans to point it out. For years, Mr. Biden has been making outrageous comments that reveal not only his low intelligence, but also a dangerous detachment from reality. Yet the liberal media refuse to hold him accountable. Instead, their rationalization boils down to one excuse: Joe will be Joe. He may make bizarre, even ludicrous, statements, but the press corps believes Mr. Biden is on the side of the angels. His heart is in the right place. He is a trendy progressive. In their view, this is all...
  • 'Outraged' judge frees veteran Raub from Virginia psych ward

    08/24/2012 6:13:32 AM PDT · by lward99 · 57 replies
    Times247 ^ | 8/23/12 | Cheryl Chumley
    A former Marine who was forced into a psychiatric ward for anti-government Facebook postings has been freed from the hospital by a Virginia circuit court ruling handed down Thursday. Judge Allan Sharrett dismissed the case against Brandon Raub, 26, who had been detained by government officials in Richmond, Va., and transferred to a VA hospital in Salem, Va. The judge called the petition to continue Raub's forced detention “so devoid of any factual allegations that it could not be reasonably expected to give rise to a case or controversy.” Read more: http://times247.com/articles/32virginia-veteran-raub-freed-from-psychiatric-ward7#ixzz24T8MZTLR
  • Is Brandon Raub a Political Prisoner of the Obama Administration?

    08/23/2012 5:49:29 AM PDT · by lward99 · 73 replies
    US Daily Review ^ | 8/22/12 | Staff
    Is Brandon Raub a political prisoner of the Obama Administration? That is the impression you receive if you talk to members of an organization called Special Operations Speaks. In a press release the group states, “Brandon Raub, a 26-year-old former Marine who completed tours of Iraq and Afghanistan and lives in Chesterfield, Va., was recently arrested and forcibly committed to a psychiatric facility for mental evaluation by a court based solely on controversial Facebook postings, which took the form of song lyrics, political messages and virtual card games.”
  • RAUB'S LAWYER PETITIONS COURT FOR ILLEGAL DETENTION

    08/22/2012 3:49:55 PM PDT · by lward99 · 4 replies
    Times247 ^ | 8/22/12 | Cheryl Chumley
    The attorney for the former Marine who was forced into a psychiatric ward for anti-government Facebook postings filed a petition Wednesday claiming law enforcement did not uphold Virginia laws for involuntary detentions. “The law requires that within four hours of detaining someone, you have to have a magistrate write a petition for a temporary restraining order,” said John Whitehead, an attorney with the Rutherford Institute, the Virginia-based civil rights firm that is defending the ex-Marine. “They didn’t do that. That didn’t happen.” Read more: http://times247.com/articles/46raub-attorney-petitions-court-claiming-illegal-detention8#ixzz24JmXZzgv
  • Special Operations Speaks To Bob Beckel: Say It To My Face

    08/17/2012 12:32:45 PM PDT · by lward99 · 60 replies
    Special Operations Speaks ^ | August 16, 2012 | Larry Bailey, CAPT (SEAL), USN (Ret.),
    Yesterday, Fox News’ “The Five” ran a segment on the military members who are taking action against President Barack Obama and his administration for their deliberate, continuing national-security leaks that are endangering the lives of the military men and women who serve and protect the United States of America. In that segment, liberal smear artist Bob Beckel defended the Obama White House’s intentional release of highly sensitive and highly classified security information: "The idea to suggest that the President of the United States would leak intelligence information, jeopardizing people in the field is close to treason," Beckel said. “If I...
  • Media blackout on Obama docs baffles Arpaio posse

    08/14/2012 6:57:13 AM PDT · by lward99 · 25 replies
    Times247 ^ | 8/14/12 | David Isaac
    Part One of Two Detective Michael Zullo is surprised to say the least. He is chief investigator for Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s Cold Case Posse looking into the authenticity of President Barack Obama’s long-form birth certificate. At a recent press conference, he presented his evidence, which he says points to forgery. He expected the media to follow up with questions about the evidence. What he got was unabashed hostility. “I really didn’t expect them to come out of the gate attacking us as they did,” Mr. Zullo said. Read more: http://times247.com/articles/forging-ahead-on-the-birther-controversy#ixzz23Wq6Xn6Q
  • U.S. ignores abuse of Christian women in Egypt

    08/13/2012 4:05:11 PM PDT · by lward99 · 5 replies
    Times247 ^ | 08/13/2012 | Gracy Howard
    Nadia Ghaly’s cousin disappeared 40 years ago. She was introduced to a Muslim man as a young woman, subsequently vanished and resurfaced later three months pregnant wearing a hijab. She was the victim of a forced marriage. She is not alone. Coptic Christian women are routinely victimized and forcibly converted by Muslims in Egypt, Miss Ghaly says. Read more: http://times247.com/articles/22forced-conversion-egypt-s-coptic-women-face-growing-peril6#ixzz23TDcpqfE
  • Kuhner: The Islamist in the White House

    07/27/2012 7:10:44 AM PDT · by lward99 · 5 replies
    Times247 ^ | July 26, 2012 | Jeffrey T. Kuhner
    The Muslim Brotherhood is on the rise. The Islamist group is spreading across the Middle East. The question is whether it has infiltrated the Obama administration, especially the State Department. Led by Rep. Michele Bachmann of Minnesota, a band of House Republican conservatives is investigating the reach of the Muslim Brotherhood. For this, they are being vilified not just by the liberal media, but by the GOP establishment. Our ruling class refuses to confront the reality of radical Islam. In particular, Washington’s elites are circling the wagons around Huma Abedin, a top adviser to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Ms....
  • Special Operations Veterans Join Forces to Oppose Obama, Fight Continued Release of Secret Documents

    07/24/2012 4:38:19 PM PDT · by lward99 · 14 replies
    SpecialOperationsSpeaks.com ^ | July 24, 2012 | Larry Bailey, CAPT (SEAL), USN (Ret.),
    A nationwide group of decorated Special Operations veterans today announced the formation of a political action committee -- Special Operations Speaks PAC-- to oppose the reelection of Barack Obama and mount an aggressive effort to halt the continued divulging of top-secret documents for “political reasons.” In its founding documents, the group says, “Breaches in OPSEC (Operations Security) by the White House, members of the Cabinet, the press, and the movie industry have, ostensibly for political reasons, divulged to the public details of Special Operations personnel identities, methods, tactics, techniques, and procedures that result in new or improved countermeasures being developed...
  • Arpaio calls Congress to move on Obama eligibility

    07/17/2012 5:19:25 PM PDT · by lward99 · 98 replies
    Times247 ^ | 7/17/12 | David Isaac
    At the conclusion of a press conference led by Cold Case Posse chief investigator Michael Zullo that detailed the reasons the long-form birth certificate of President Barack Obama is a forgery, Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio said he it's time for a higher authority to investigate the issue. Arpaio said he would like Congress ... "someone" ... to look at the material his investigative team had gathered. As he had told WND earlier: “Although I am having a difficult time deciding who to forward this information to given the fact that the obvious choices report directly to the president, I...
  • Feds foist chicken ID on frustrated farmers

    07/13/2012 2:39:54 PM PDT · by lward99 · 33 replies
    Times 247 ^ | 7-13-12 | Katherine Timpf
    Voter ID has gotten large amounts of media attention, but residents of rural areas are concerned about another identification issue that has remained largely ignored: chicken ID. ... The U.S. Department of Agriculture's proposed rules for Animal Disease Traceability, developed in August 2011, are now in their final stages. They require identification of farm animals, such as poultry and cattle, that cross state lines. Many farmers worry the rules would send them on a literal wild goose chase, forcing them to catch and hold down each bird to attach an identification tag. Read more: http://times247.com/articles/88feds-foist-chicken-id-on-frustrated-farmers6#ixzz20XcTgF3L
  • Egyptian Copts fear persecution by Brotherhood

    07/13/2012 11:23:36 AM PDT · by lward99 · 7 replies
    Times247.com ^ | 7/13/2012 | Gracy Howard
    When Souly Farag was growing up in Egypt, Christian houses were marked with crosses for burning. Coptic Christians were second-class citizens. Forty-four years ago, Mr. Farag emigrated to the United States to provide a better future for his family. But even in the wake of the ouster of longtime dictator Hosni Mubarak and Egypt's first democratic elections, the Farag family is in no hurry to return to their homeland. Read more: http://times247.com/articles/47egyptian-copts-fear-persecution-under-muslim-brotherhood3#ixzz20WoihDwR
  • WHITE HOUSE 'WALL' REPELS SYRIAN REBEL LEADERS

    06/26/2012 6:14:34 PM PDT · by lward99 · 7 replies
    Times247 ^ | 6/26/12 | Gracy Howard
    Syrian opposition leaders fear President Obama's re-election campaign has taken precedence over their country’s humanitarian crisis, according to a delegation that visited Washington, D.C., last week. Representatives from the Syrian National Council, Syria’s largest rebel alliance, and Kurdish opposition leaders met members of Congress and the State Department, but say they hit a "wall" at the White House. Read more: http://times247.com/articles/13white-house-wall-repels-Syrian-rebel-leaders8#ixzz1yx57iBaI
  • Kuhner: If God is dead, America is in trouble

    06/24/2012 5:17:20 PM PDT · by lward99 · 22 replies
    Times247 ^ | 06/24/2012 | Jeff Kuhner
    The younger generation is becoming godless. Increasing numbers of Americans under the age of 30 are skeptical about the existence of God. This will have profound repercussions upon our society, fostering moral disintegration and the eventual death of our Judeo-Christian civilization. Traditional America is dying. In its place, a new liberal barbarism is being born. A recent survey by the Pew Research Center finds that belief in God has dropped dramatically among so-called millennials — those born after 1980 — during the past five years. In particular, the Pew poll found that 31 percent of respondents say they doubt whether...