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  • The Rise of Soft-Target Terror Attacks Is a Symptom of Police Success (Terrorism the new normal)

    11/02/2017 6:47:50 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 13 replies
    NBC News ^ | November 2, 2017 | Frank Figliuzzi
    s this our new normal? During my FBI career as a Special Agent and ultimately Assistant Director, the FBI, police, and domestic security agencies viewed terrorist incidents through a black and white, binary lens. If we ďallowedĒ an attack to happen, we had failed. If we prevented an attack, we had succeeded. Yet, the increase in lone wolf, soft-target attacks ó particularly attacks where trucks and cars are driven into large, vulnerable crowds ó can actually be viewed as a symptom of our success. The Halloween terror attack that occurred in New York City raises an important question: Do we...
  • NFL Owners to Discuss Policy on Standing for Anthem

    10/10/2017 11:54:15 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 56 replies
    WSJ ^ | 10/10/17 | Matthew Futterman and Andrew Beaton
    A league spokesman said owners will consider player input on the issue, but suggested that a rule change would not require player approval. The National Football League’s owners will discuss next week whether to unilaterally change league policy and require players to stand during the national anthem. The decision to consider the change came after weeks of persistent criticism from President Donald Trump about players protesting during the anthem, including his call for fans to boycott games if the demonstrations continue. On Sunday, Vice President Mike Pence left an Indianapolis Colts game after members of the San Francisco 49ers took...
  • UPDATE: Conservative commentator Ann Coulter says she has canceled her speech planned [tr]

    04/26/2017 10:49:51 AM PDT · by C19fan · 55 replies
    Reuters ^ | April 26, 2017 | Staff
    UPDATE: Conservative commentator Ann Coulter says she has canceled her speech planned for this week at UC Berkeley
  • Sarah Palin: Russia Wins While America Sits On Itís Ass (trunc)

    12/21/2016 2:54:17 PM PST · by Bratch · 34 replies
    Young Conservatives ^ | 12-21-2016 | Sarah Palin
    Full title: Sarah Palin: Russia Wins While America Sits On Its Ass (pardon my –í–Ķ–Ľ–ł–ļ–ĺ—Ä—É—Ā—Ā–ļ–ł–Ļ —Ź–∑—č–ļ) Russia just¬†built and employed icebreakers¬†to control Northern passageways while busily flagging life-sustaining resource-rich underseas acreage, with zero pushback from the U.S In laymen‚Äôs terms, The Great Bear seized on America‚Äôs weak ‚Äúuni-party‚ÄĚ that controls our government, and watched our politicians go along to get along with Obama‚Äôs agenda built on disdain for an ‚Äúall of the above‚ÄĚ energy plan, a nonchalant attitude about bankrupting our government, and overall ignorance about purpose of national borders. Way to go Democrats. And capitulating Republicans. The uni-party was...
  • Ted Cruz Calls for Oregon Armed Protesters to 'Stand Down'

    01/04/2016 9:45:23 AM PST · by ScottWalkerForPresident2016 · 62 replies
    NBC News ^ | 01/04/2016 | Vaughn Hillyard
    Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz on Monday called for armed protesters who occupied a federal building in Oregon to "stand down peaceably." "Every one of us has a constitutional right to protest, to speak our minds," Cruz told reporters in Iowa. "But we don‚Äėt have a constitutional right to use force and violence and to threaten force and violence against others. So it is our hope that the protesters there will stand down peaceably, that there will not be a violent confrontation."
  • Argument Over

    10/05/2015 6:57:53 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 13 replies
    City Journal ^ | 10/2/15
    New Yorkís St. Patrickís Day Parade capitulates in a two-decade-long dispute with gay groups. One of New York Cityís longest-running civic and political battles came to an end this week, not with a bang but a whimper. The organizers of the New York City Saint Patrickís Day Parade announced that they would allow the Lavender and Green Allianceóa group composed of gay, lesbian, and transgender people of Irish descentó to participate in the annual march up Fifth Avenue. The groupís application to join the parade had been denied every year since 1994 due, parade organizers said, to its advocacy of...
  • 14-year-old clockmaker Ahmed Mohamed, arrested for 'hoax bomb', receives 3D printer from Microsoft

    09/21/2015 5:06:42 PM PDT · by aimhigh · 87 replies ^ | 09/21/2015 | Benedict
    14-year-old Ahmed Mohamed, who made headlines last week after he was arrested for bringing a homemade clock into school, has already received praise from a number of familiar names such as Barack Obama and Facebookís Mark Zuckerberg. Now, to Mohamedís further delight, tech giants Microsoft have pledged their allegiance to the whizz-kid in generous fashion. The multinational technology firm expressed their support for Ahmed, not through kind words, but by sending the young engineer a huge hamper of tech goodies, including a Cube 3D printer.
  • McConnell concedes that Obama has 'a great likelihood of success' on Iran deal

    08/18/2015 6:15:04 AM PDT · by RKBA Democrat · 89 replies ^ | 8-18-15 | Sam Youngman
    GEORGETOWN ó U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Monday that he hoped Congress could override a veto of a resolution that disapproves of President Barack Obama's nuclear deal with the Iranians, but he acknowledged the president still had "a great likelihood of success." In remarks to the Scott County Chamber of Commerce, McConnell said he hoped "to have a respectful, uplifting debate" when the Senate returns to vote on the resolution. But McConnell, who repeatedly has called the deal with the Iranians "flawed," cautioned that Democrats could sustain a veto of the resolution Republicans will offer when they return...
  • Charlie Daniels: ĎObama Is on His Way to Decimating the Greatest Military Organization on tí

    07/14/2015 8:37:35 AM PDT · by rktman · 20 replies ^ | 7/14/2015 | Charlie Daniels
    Obama is on his way to decimating the greatest military organization on the planet. He has already fired much of the cream of the officersí corps, letting go of hundreds of our most experienced, battle-hardened combat leaders, and now he's about to gut the rank and file, the soldiers, the grunts, the mainstay of any army. I have stated many times, as one who remembers Pearl Harbor and the dark days of World War II, that only two things protect America: (1) the grace of Almighty God and (2) the United States military. It was that way in 1941, and...
  • Hillary Clinton Said to give 'Full Throated Endorsement' to Iran Deal

    07/14/2015 7:23:23 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 53 replies
    Bloomberg (link only) | 7/14/15
  • Obama Warns Congress Not to Stand in Way of Iran Deal

    07/14/2015 5:38:38 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 74 replies
    NY TIMES ^ | 7/14/15
    ....Obama heralded a historic nuclear agreement with Iran Tuesday as an opportunity for the longtime foes to move in a "new direction," while sharply warning Congress that it would be irresponsible to block the accord.
  • Iran State Media Says Final Nuclear Agreement Meets All Khameneiís Demands

    07/12/2015 3:33:16 PM PDT · by Dave346 · 43 replies
    Algemeiner ^ | July 12, 2015 4:56 pm
    The final nuclear agreement between Iran and the P5+1 world powers reportedly set to be announced on Monday complies with all the ďred linesĒ set out by Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei, Iranian semi-official news agency Fars reported citing a ďsource privy to the talks.Ē The deal, to be known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JPOA), amounts to ďa collection of multiple agreements that all fall within the red lines specified by the Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei,Ē Fars said. Khamenei doubled down on his set of demands during a meeting with Iranís President Rouhani in Tehran...
  • Iran deal Ďdone,í Israeli report says, after major US concessions

    07/10/2015 1:35:56 PM PDT · by Dave346 · 72 replies
    Times of Israel ^ | July 10, 2015, 2:59 pm EDT
    Channel 2 analyst Ehud Yaari says agreement will be signed early next week after US drops demand for snap inspections; Obama faces challenge of securing Congressí approval A deal has been reached between the world powers and Iran over the latterís nuclear program after a series of major American concessions, Ehud Yaari, the Middle East affairs commentator for Israelís Channel 2 television, said Friday night. ďIt is done. It is done,Ē he said, and will be signed ďearly next week.Ē The aim of the agreement is to put a negotiated end to a 13-year standoff with Iran over its suspect...
  • Iran Tests US Resolve, Forces Maersk Vessel to Coastal Waters

    04/29/2015 2:06:15 PM PDT · by JOHN ADAMS · 6 replies
    Jewish Press Online ^ | April 29, 2015 | Hana Levi Julian
    A Maersk ship flagged under the Marshall Islands is forced to sail to southern Iran by its Revolutionary Guard Corps. Iran appears to be testing the resolve of the United States and President Barack Obama in its latest adventure with a Marshall Islands-flagged cargo ship in the Strait of Hormuz. U.S. forces operating in the region heard and responded to the distress call sent by the M/S Maersk Tigris, sailing under the flag of the Marshall Islands, during a confrontation with the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps. The Marshall Islands are under a defense treaty with the United States; the U.S....
  • We Shall Not Rest Until We Raise Flag Of Islam Over The White House

    03/18/2015 10:48:15 AM PDT · by richardtavor · 26 replies
    Memri.Org ^ | March 17, 2015 | Staff
    March 17, 2015 Special Dispatch No.5996 Iranian Leader Khamenei: A Society Steeped In The Spirit Of Martyrdom Is Unstoppable; Khamenei's Representative In IRGC Qods Force: We Shall Not Rest Until We Raise Flag Of Islam Over The White House In statements on February 26, 2015, both Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei and Ali Shirazi, his representative in Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) elite Qods Force, stressed the need to instill the values of jihad and martyrdom in Iranian society, and reiterated the ideological principles of the Islamic Revolution Ė enmity towards the U.S. and opposition to American hegemony and...
  • Republican capitulation LEGALLY RATIFIES ILLEGAL AMNESTY

    02/26/2015 5:31:58 PM PST · by iowacornman · 45 replies
    Vanity | 2/26/2015 | Iowacornman
    The legal principal is that if you ratify through funding of the illegal act of a president gone berserk, you have just ratified his illegal act, waived objection and approved of his decree. STOP THIS!!
  • Islamic Jihad: Ceasefire Within 'Hours'; Hamas Disagrees

    08/24/2014 11:06:45 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 7 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 25/8/14 | Ari Soffer
    Terrorist factions in Gaza are apparently split once again over the possibility of accepting an Egyptian ceasefire proposal, with Hamas stubbornly refusing to accept it and at least two Islamic Jihad leaders claiming a truce will come into effect imminently. Islamic Jihad official Khaled al-Battash told interviewers a ceasefire would be coming into effect "within hours", along the same basis as the ceasefire following Operation Pillar of Defense in 2012, as outlined by an Egyptian proposal. The truce deal would include provisions for the rehabilitation of Gaza after a month and a half of fierce fighting, as well as an...
  • Will NATO's Turkey join Russia, or Muslim Militants, as Obama's "Pen and Phone" Military weakens?

    08/08/2014 8:04:04 AM PDT · by Graewoulf · 11 replies
    Graewoulf | August 8, 2014 | Graewoulf
    As the well-coordinated, Russian and Militant Muslim giant military pincer maneuver continues to rapidly succeed for control of the Eastern Mediterranean formerly Sovereign Nations, will NATO's Turkey soon have to decide if Obama's failed "Pen and Phone, Whack-a-Mole" Military Exceptionalism, is better or worse than Putin or ISIS? Control of the Eastern Mediterranean and the Suez Canal by Russia's Navy would allow the free flow of Muslim Militant's Oil to the Russian-controlled Ukraine Oil Pipelines to Europe, at a mutually beneficial price to Putin and ISIS, of course.
  • Senators Appalled by Kerry's Anti-Israel Remarks in Iran Briefing

    11/13/2013 8:58:10 PM PST · by JOHN ADAMS · 23 replies
    Jewish Press Online ^ | November 13, 2013 | Lori Lowenthal Marcus
    In what was described as a ďpurely emotionalĒ appeal that did not reveal the necessary specificity to assuage lawmakersí concerns about a deceptive Iran on the brink of acquiring the ability to produce nuclear weapons, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry met with members of the U.S. Senate banking committee on Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 13. Kerry remained adamant that if congress ups the sanctions, it will push away Iranians from the negotiating table. And many members of congress seemed to be just as adamant that de-fanging sanctions at this stage of negotiations, when the Iranians remain unwilling to make major...
  • S. E. Cupp Withdraws from CPAC in Support of Same-Sex Marriage (video)

    02/26/2013 1:18:27 PM PST · by EveningStar · 202 replies
    National Review ^ | February 26, 2013 | Andrew Johnson
    Following in fellow MSNBC co-host Chris Hayesís footsteps, the networkís conservative pundit S. E. Cupp has withdrawn from speaking at the Conservative Political Action Conference next month over the issue of same-sex marriage and the exclusion of GOProud. Cupp announced her decision to back out on The Cycle earlier this afternoon.