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  • Attorneys Say Attack By Female Inmates Led To Death Of 26-Year-Old Madison Deal

    08/24/2016 9:14:06 PM PDT · by Sheapdog · 24 replies
    TheChattanoogan.com ^ | August 22nd, 2016 | Staff
    Attorneys Tom O'Neal and Bryan Hoss said Monday that 26-year-old Madison Deal's death was caused by an attack by female inmates at the county workhouse and by inadequate medical care by the Corrections Corporation of America (CCA). District Attorney Neal Pinkston has asked for an investigation by the Sheriff's Office into the death of Ms. Deal. A spokesperson for the sheriff said a preliminary autopsy found the death was related to a medical problem and did not involve "physical trauma." The attorneys said, "On Wednesday, Aug. 10, Madison Deal, 26, of Chattanooga, turned herself into the Hamilton County Jail for...
  • Former National Guardsman accused of plotting attack to support ISIS (Muslim Immigrant)

    07/05/2016 7:54:41 PM PDT · by Trumpinator · 7 replies
    washingtonpost.com ^ | July 5 at 2:33 PM | Rachel Weiner and Joe Heim
    Federal authorities said in the affidavit that in late March, Jalloh made his first contact with a source who was working with a now-deceased overseas co-conspirator who was a member of the Islamic State. The overseas co-conspirator encouraged the source to have an in-person meeting with Jalloh, the documents state, and when they did meet on April 9, the FBI was watching. At that meeting, Jalloh praised Mohammad Youssef Abdulazeez, who killed five U.S. service members in Chattanooga, Tenn., last year, the documents said. And Jalloh, at one point, suggested that someone known for organizing contests for cartoons of the...
  • Disabled St. Jude patient sues airport and TSA after bloody scuffle with Airport Police

    07/02/2016 6:17:57 PM PDT · by Red in Blue PA · 106 replies
    wreg.com ^ | Posted 10:13 pm, June 30, 2016, by Wayne Carter
    MEMPHIS, Tenn. --- Bloodied and bruised Hannah Cohen was led from Memphis International Airport in handcuffs. The 19-year old was headed home to Chattanooga after treatment for a brain tumor at St. Jude Hospital June 30, 2015. It's a trip they've made for 17 years. This time, an unarmed Hannah, set off the metal detector at a security checkpoint “They wanted to do further scanning, she was reluctant, she didn't understand what they were about to do," said her mother Shirley Cohen. Cohen told us she tried to tell TSA agents her daughter is partially deaf, blind in one eye,...
  • FBI: People knew Chattanooga, TN July 16 shooter was radicalized, failed to alert authorities

    07/01/2016 12:58:26 PM PDT · by RetiredUSMC · 35 replies
    The Chattanooga Times Free Press ^ | 6/30/2016 | Shelly Bradbury
    The 24-year-old Muslim man who carried out the July 16 terrorist attack in Chattanooga was radicalized for at least a year before he opened fire on two military sites and killed five U.S. service members, an FBI agent told the Times Free Press today. The FBI believes people who knew Mohammad Youssef Abdulazeez knew he was becoming radicalized before the attack, but failed to report Abdulazeez to authorities, Special Agent Ed Reinhold said. Abdulazeez was radicalized online before he took a July 2014 trip to the Middle East to visit family and discussed committing jihad before he carried out the...
  • DID ANYONE TALKING ABOUT TRUMP'S SPEECH ACTUALLY HEAR IT?

    06/16/2016 5:27:13 AM PDT · by Rummyfan · 75 replies
    Ann Coulter Dot Com ^ | 16 June 2016 | Ann Coulter
    The media have lost their minds after Trump's magnificent speech on Monday. It's all hands on deck, no attack is too extreme. Their main point is: DO NOT LOOK AT THAT SPEECH. It has "words that wound." Much too dangerous even to read it. Instead of reporting what Trump said, the media give us the "gist" of it (in the sense of an unrecognizable distortion). It was awful, Hitlerian, beneath our dignity as a nation. They lie about what he said and then attack their own lies as if they're attacking Trump. The Washington Post's headline, which got their reporters...
  • Obama Would Rather Declare War on the English Language than Speak of Islamic Terrorism

    06/13/2016 4:38:53 PM PDT · by russbart · 14 replies
    National Review ^ | John Fund
    Obama’s tortured euphemisms make the the U.S. look weak and unfocused. First there were the 13 people killed in 2009 by an Islamic jihadist at Foot Hood in Texas. Then came Chattanooga, Garland (also in Texas), San Bernardino, and now the atrocity in Orlando. Each time the suspects were motivated by Islamic extremism. Each time President Obama and his team failed to identify the motive for the attacks as radical Islam.
  • Target sues Chattanooga girl's hero

    05/20/2016 2:56:14 AM PDT · by raybbr · 42 replies
    NewsChannel9 ^ | 5/18/2016 | James Torrez
    CHATTANOOGA — Glen Meadows will be making another trip from Chattanooga to Pennsylvania this weekend. Allison Meadows, Glen's daughter, was stabbed at a Target store in East Liberty, Penn in 2013. Surveillance footage showed Leon Walls grabbed and attacked Meadows' daughter with a knife. A group of men came to help stop Walls from committing any further harm. One of those men was Michael Turner, who is now being sued by the chain. "I thank him," said Meadows, "I thank him every time I see him." While Meadows thanks Turner, Target blames him. Court documents say the company claims Turner...
  • Pamela Geller: In the Year Since the First Islamic State Attack on American Soil, ...

    05/03/2016 10:57:35 AM PDT · by Rusty0604 · 4 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 05/03/2016 | Pamela Geller
    Today is the first anniversary of the Islamic State’s first attack in the homeland. Just a couple of short months later, in response to the Chattanooga jihadi who slaughtered four Marines, one Navy officer said: “The War Has Just Begun. More to Come.” He was right. Yet one year after jihadis attacked our Muhammad Art Exhibit and Cartoon Contest in defense of free speech, the West is in full surrender mode. We went into the event with our eyes open. We knew the risks. But we knew the risks were greater, for our children and our children’s children, if we...
  • UTC student government leader asked to resign over Trump chalking

    04/07/2016 2:47:14 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 26 replies
    The Times Free Press ^ | April 6, 2016 | Staff
    A senator-elect in UTC's 2016-2017 student government was asked to resign after she made chalk drawings in support of presidential candidacy of Donald Trump. The move follows a similar kerfuffle at Emory University that began a national debate over increasing U.S. student demands for "safe spaces" at the expense of free political expression. A group that calls itself Empower UTC released a statement on Twitter saying that it had asked for Hailey Puckett's resignation because "we realize that her values do not line up with the pillars we've established ourselves on." Photos and videos on Twitter showed a group of...
  • Trump campaign opens SE TN office in Cleveland

    02/21/2016 1:43:00 PM PST · by Tennessee Nana · 25 replies
    ClevelandBanner ^ | February 11, 2016 | Brian Graves
    GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump now has a headquarters in Cleveland. The Southeast Tennessee office for the Trump campaign has opened in The Village Green at 201 Keith St. S.W., and is currently open weekdays from 4 until 8 p.m. Abby Jones, Bradley County chairman, said the headquarters is one of the first in Tennessee and will be expanding its hours in the near future. "It's the Southeast Tennessee location, and is the second office in Tennessee for the Trump campaign, but they are rapidly opening more across the state," Jones said. Jones said the campaign wanted a position in...
  • House panel rejects bill blocking gay marriage in Tennessee

    01/20/2016 4:39:51 PM PST · by GIdget2004 · 12 replies
    WSMV ^ | 01/20/2016 | Erik Schelzig
    A bill seeking to block the U.S. Supreme Court's gay marriage ruling in Tennessee has been defeated in a subcommittee of the state House over concerns about nullifying federal rulings. The five-member panel defeated the measure sponsored by Republican Rep. Mark Pody on a voice vote on Wednesday. Republican Rep. Mike Carter of Chattanooga said that while he disagrees with the high court's ruling, he considered the bill to turn back the ruling a step too far. In Carter's words: "I equate nullification with anarchy."
  • Obama's Fire Sale Foreign Policy: A farewell binge of international agreements.

    12/22/2015 10:00:26 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 2 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 12/22/2015 | Claudia Rosett
    President Obama's final stretch in office -- filled, as he promised, with "interesting stuff" -- has become an extravaganza of "historic" foreign-policy deals, most of them distinguished for making common cause with despotic regimes that are less than friendly toward the United States: -- The embrace of Cuba. -- The Iran nuclear deal. -- The Paris climate agreement. -- And, enshrined just this past Friday as United Nations Security Council Resolution 2254, a grand plan in which, under the United Nations umbrella, the U.S., Russia, Iran and sundry others will all come together to produce peace and democracy by June,...
  • Navy to award Purple Hearts to Chattanooga victims

    12/17/2015 3:09:36 AM PST · by Kartographer · 23 replies
    Dailymail ^ | 12/16/15 | By Regina F. Graham For Dailymail.com and Associated Press
    Navy officials say they are going to award the Purple Heart to four Marines and a sailor who were killed, and a Marine who was injured when a gunman attacked a Chattanooga reserve center this past summer. US Navy Secretary Ray Mabus announced the decision Wednesday in a news release that also noted that the FBI and Naval Criminal Investigation Service determined the attack was inspired by a foreign terrorist group. That determination was necessary to bestow the award. The Purple Hearts will go posthumously to Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Randall Smith, Staff Sgt David Wyatt, Sgt Carson Holmquist,...
  • Chattanooga shooting a 'terror attack,' FBI Director James Comey says

    12/16/2015 10:02:02 AM PST · by jazusamo · 39 replies
    Fox News ^ | December 16, 2015 | Fox/AP
    The semantic dance of whether or not to call the July mass shooting in Chattanooga a "terrorist" attack appears to be winding down. FBI Director James Comey twice called the deadly Chattanooga shooting that killed four Marines and one sailor a "terror attack" during a press conference with NYPD commissioner Bill Bratton on Wednesday. Bratton and Comey spoke after addressing the NYPD Shield Conference in New York City. "We've investigated Chattanooga as a terror attack from the beginning," Comey said. "The Chattanooga killer was inspired by a foreign terror organization. It's hard to entangle which particular source...there are lots of...
  • FBI expects to give update on Chattanooga attacks this week

    12/15/2015 5:40:43 AM PST · by don-o · 19 replies
    It took about two days for the FBI to announce it was investigating the Dec. 2 attack that killed 14 in San Bernardino, California, as an act of terror. snip Joyce McCants, a spokeswoman for the FBI in Knoxville, Tennessee, which oversees Chattanooga, said Thursday that the bureau is likely to provide an updated statement this week about the July 16 killings by Muhammad Youssef Abdulazeez.
  • Feds mostly quiet on Chattanooga terror links, 5 months later

    12/14/2015 11:18:26 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 4 replies
    fox ^ | December 14, 2015 | ap
    It took about two days for the FBI to announce it was investigating the Dec. 2 attack that killed 14 in San Bernardino, California, as an act of terror. Nearly five months after the killing of five military personnel in Chattanooga, Tennessee, authorities have carefully avoided using the same wording about the attack by a Kuwaiti-born gunman. ... Joyce McCants, a spokeswoman for the FBI in Knoxville, Tennessee, which oversees Chattanooga, said Thursday that the bureau is likely to provide an updated statement this week about the July 16 killings by Muhammad Youssef Abdulazeez. Abdulazeez, 24, was fatally shot by...
  • TN: Lt. Cmdr Tim White honored for his actions during July 16th shootings

    12/13/2015 12:18:26 PM PST · by marktwain · 15 replies
    WSMV ^ | 14 October, 2015 | Kelly McCarthy
    CHATTANOOGA, TN (WRCB) - The American Red Cross honored local heroes during the 8th annual Heroes Luncheon. Among the brave men and women recognized, Lt. Cmdr Tim White gave his first TV interview describing his experiences during the July 16th shootings. Lt. Cmdr Tim White says the community has been so supportive since the attacks. White wants to thank everyone for donating their time and money to help the victims and their families, and for showing the local military their support. "We've been receiving cards, and letters, and gifts to the units and it's been overwhelming, it's been really amazing,"...
  • Resolution Barring Consideration of Religion in Immigration Passes Senate Committee

    12/10/2015 12:05:57 PM PST · by House Atreides · 77 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | December 10, 2015 | Adam Kredo
    A Senate committee on Thursday approved a resolution that critics described as an "unprecedented" move granting immigrants easier access to the United States. The amendment, offered by Sen. Patrick Leahy (D., Vt.) and first reported on by the Washington Free Beacon, affirms the Senate's belief "that the United States must not bar individuals from entering into the United States based on their religion, as such action would be contrary to the fundamental principles on which this Nation was founded." The language was offered in response to recent comments from a presidential candidate who called on Muslims to be barred from...
  • Germany’s largest trade union opening US office with UAW

    11/21/2015 9:50:03 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 3 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Nov. 18, 2015 6:52 PM EST | Erik Schelzig
    Germany's largest trade union is opening a joint office with the United Auto Workers in Tennessee to promote labor issues at German automakers and suppliers in the southern United States. Frankfurt-based IG Metall estimates that 100,000 people work for German-owned automotive companies in the U.S. Most of those workers aren't represented by unions, unlike at their counterparts at plants in Germany. ...
  • FBI: Motive in Chattanooga shooting may never be released

    11/13/2015 4:35:25 PM PST · by don-o · 16 replies
    Comey said he understands the public interest in the shooting, but he did not know whether there would ever be a public report on it. "Sometimes the way we investigate requires us to keep information secret. That's a good thing. We don't want to smear people," he said.
  • Ted Cruz threatens to kill Ayatollah after Pope warns against violent fundamentalism

    09/25/2015 1:35:33 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 80 replies
    Death and Taxes ^ | September 25, 2015 | Drew Salisbury
    On the day after Pope Francis spoke to Congress about the dangers of violent extremism in the name of religious fundamentalism, presidential candidate Ted Cruz, appearing at a Values Voter summit, threatened to murder Iranian Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. The Texas senator vowed that, if elected, he would “rip to shreds” the Iranian agreement deal recently passed through Congress, and kill the country’s leader if it didn’t give up its nuclear ambitions. “If the Ayatollah doesn’t understand that, we may have to help introduce him to the 72 virgins,” Cruz said to wild cheers from the audience of conservative Christians. The...
  • Is Turkey Going Rogue?

    08/26/2015 5:43:25 PM PDT · by markomalley · 23 replies
    Atlantic Community ^ | 8/26/15 | Jon Abbink
    Turkey's geo-political maneuvers may urge reconsideration of its NATO membership. While the threat from Daesh grows, Ankara is more focused on the continuing fight with the Kurds. The Erdoğan government is undermining the core values of what NATO stands for, and its anti-Kurdish policy spells problems for its role in the region. NATO has to make a statement and also work behind the scenes to engage Erdoğan to prioritize the war against Daesh. Under the pretext of an anti-Daesh (ISIS) campaign, Turkey's government since late July 2015 is harshly repressing the Kurds, playing the ‘anti-terrorism' card towards NATO. But the...
  • Meet the Americans Flocking to Iraq and Syria to Fight the Islamic State

    08/26/2015 5:36:32 PM PDT · by markomalley · 5 replies
    Foreign Policy ^ | 8/26/15 | Adam Rawnsley
    When a U.S. citizen going by the name “Abu Abdullah al-Amriki” blew himself up in a suicide attack in Baiji, Iraq, this month, he was the most recent example of a troubling trend: the roughly 200 Americans who have traveled or attempted to travel to Iraq and Syria to fight for the Islamic State.Not all of the foreigners have left for the region looking to fight for the Islamic State, however. Instead, growing numbers of Americans are heading there to fight against the extremists. The American fighters — mostly military veterans, with a strangely disproportionate share of Texans — are...
  • Tennessee: Woman fired for saying Muslim who killed 5 was ‘a piece of **** scum’

    08/24/2015 9:27:56 AM PDT · by markomalley · 58 replies
    via Woman banned from Northgate Mall: “I will Sh** on your Quran.” – WDEF News 12.CHATTANOOGA, Tennessee(WDEF) – A Chattanooga woman with strong views about Islam finds herself out of a job and banned from Northgate Mall.Heidi Grubbs was gainfully employed at the Belk department store inside Northgate Mall until a customer overheard her conversation about domestic terrorist Mohammad Abdulazeez, the shooter who killed five servicemen in Chattanooga last month.“I made a comment specifically towards the terrorist Mohammad and his family by stating that he was a piece of sh** scum and his family was too for killing our men....
  • Michelle Malkin: Most Intriguing Candidate is Ted Cruz [VIDEO]

    05/20/2015 10:58:22 AM PDT · by SoConPubbie · 9 replies
    Political commentator and author Michelle Malkin dropped by to talk about her new book, “Who Built That,” the 2016 presidential field, Iraq and more. Michelle told Brian that she feels Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) is the most intriguing candidate on the GOP side because of his intelligence and he practices what he preaches. Michelle also explained that before we can make a real decision we have to see them tested in the arena.Video at link.
  • Non-Interventionism is America’s Best Policy

    08/22/2015 11:35:28 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 18 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 22, 2015 | Paige Lewis
    Americans do well with moderation. It is in our national DNA. It is also a by-product of the freedom of expression and allowing different perspectives in the public forum. In foreign policy, non-interventionism is the moderate stance, and it has served Americans well in her four hundred or so years. As British subjects, American colonists were compelled to fight for the British crown, until they felt compelled to defend themselves against the king’s army. After centuries of European conflicts dragging Americans into war, national independence yielded a non-interventionist foreign policy for the infant nation. George Washington advised in his farewell...
  • Vice President Joe Biden’s ‘Perverted’ thinking

    08/16/2015 12:06:54 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 2 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/16/15 | Judi McLeod
    And it’s perverted of Biden to go along with all Obama is doing to main-street Americans after all his country has done for him Bending himself into proverbial pretzels, Vice President Joe Biden, who won’t call a jihadist a jihadist or a terrorist a terrorist, on Saturday called the slaying of four Marines and a sailor at a Chattanooga reserve center the act of a “perverted jihadist.” “Perverted” should be attached as an adjective to the title of President Barack Obama. It is perverted to get yourself elected as president of a country when your only perverted mission is to...
  • ISIS PROMISES IMMINENT BEHEADINGS OF MILITARY, GOVT OFFICIALS ON U.S. SOIL

    08/16/2015 9:04:37 AM PDT · by UMCRevMom@aol.com · 95 replies
    A representative for a pro-Islamic State hacking group issued a chilling warning to members of the U.S. military and government Wednesday, promising that “very soon” followers of the organization would retaliate for overseas bombing targeting the terror organization. Speaking to TheBlaze using smartphone messenger application Kik, a representative for the Islamic State Hacking Division said the group is constantly spying on U.S. servicemen. The organization on Tuesday published personal information purporting to belong to U.S. military and government online. “Just like they spy on muslims, we are spying on them, watching their employees, watching their soldiers, recording their movements and...
  • Biden calls Chattanooga shooter a ‘perverted jihadist’ during memorial

    08/16/2015 6:20:27 AM PDT · by markomalley · 29 replies
    Reuters ^ | 8/16/15 | Brendan O'Brien
    Vice President Joe Biden on Saturday called the man who fatally shot four U.S. Marines and a Navy sailor a “perverted jihadist” during a eulogy for the servicemen at a memorial in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Biden told a packed arena that the ideology that drove Mohammod Youssuf Abdulazeez, a 24-year-old engineer, to go on a rampage at two local military facilities was no match for national character. “When this perverted jihadist struck, everyone responded,” Biden said. “We have a message for those perverted cowards around the world. America never yields, never bends, never cowers and never stands down.” Abdulazeez sprayed gunfire...
  • BIDEN CALLS CHATTANOOGA SHOOTER A 'PERVERTED JIHADIST'

    08/15/2015 8:50:31 PM PDT · by MeshugeMikey · 33 replies
    AP ^ | August 15, 2015 | ERIK SCHELZIG
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) -- Vice President Joe Biden on Saturday called the slaying of four Marines and a sailor at a Chattanooga reserve center the act of a "perverted jihadist." Biden's comments came at a memorial to the five servicemen killed in a shooting rampage by Kuwait-born Muhammad Youssef Abdulazeez.
  • Did The AP Censor Joe Biden Saying 'Perverted Jihadist' In His Chattanooga Speech?

    08/15/2015 7:30:54 PM PDT · by absentee · 16 replies
    Truth Revolt ^ | 8/15/15 | Caleb Howe
    Today word spread like wildfire that Vice President Joe Biden had, at the memorial for four Marines and one sailor killed in Chattanooga last month, referred to their killer as a "perverted jihadist." The AP was the fastest to produce video of the event, which the quickly put on YouTube and which began to be shared across social media. The tweets all contained the phrase "perverted jihadist." The video had the words in the title. The only problem? They aren't in the video above. Was the VP censored? Hard to say. Take a look. You can hear Biden's say the...
  • Another Major College Rape Case Has Collapsed

    08/10/2015 5:22:16 PM PDT · by markomalley · 27 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 8/10/15 | Blake Neff
    A state court in Tennessee has ruled in favor of a student expelled for sexual assault, saying his school’s procedures improperly assumed he was guilty and forced him to prove his innocence.The case of Corey Mock and Molly Morris, both students at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (UTC), has attracted significant attention thanks to a lengthy profile of Morris that was published by Vice last year. Morris claims she was given a drugged drink at a party, and then was later raped by Mock while she was barely conscious and unable to consent. She complained to her school several...
  • Navy to arm sailors at reserve centers after Chattanooga shootings (finally!)

    08/10/2015 10:28:14 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 6 replies
    Fox News ^ | August 9, 2015 | Lucas Tomlinson
    The Navy is preparing to arm sailors at its reserve centers across the country in the aftermath of the attack last month at a Navy Reserve Center in Chattanooga that resulted in the deaths of 4 Marines and 1 sailor, officials said late Friday. The Navy has authorized arming personnel at reserve centers that are not on military installations, such as the Chattanooga center, a Navy spokesman told Fox News. Cmdr. William Marks said armed guards will be posted at the centers as “a matter of prudent and necessary action toward protecting our personnel.” [Snip] The Navy began examining ways...
  • Cruz Comes To Chattanooga

    08/10/2015 8:59:14 AM PDT · by Tennessee Nana · 23 replies
    August 10, 2015 | Tennessee Nana
    Chattanooga is Cruz Country !!! Senator Ted Cruz was in Chattanooga, TN this morning and spoke to more than 1,000 thrilled, excited, hopeful American citizens about Conservative principles and his plans to move America back to the path of "true North" Senator Cruz was personable, friendly and statesman-like, and rather than speak down to the delighted audience as though the many professional attendees were little children in need of a more superior being to guide and succor them, he spoke as an equal in the dire need we have to return our nation to the directives of the Constitution, and...
  • Trump Wants 'Boots On The Ground' to Fight ISIS (VIDEO)

    08/10/2015 8:00:24 AM PDT · by conservativejoy · 6 replies
    http://www.dailycaller.com ^ | 8/10/2015 | Steve Guest
    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump appeared on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” Monday and said he would put, “boots on the ground” in the areas where ISIS is getting its oil. Trump further stated that he would “take the oil” for the U.S. Richard Haass: From your position, taking them out strongly, would that involve a potential reintroduction of U.S. ground forces in a combat way? Donald Trump: Let me tell you what I would do. I would, they have great money because they have oil. They have much oil. I would, every place where they have oil, I would knock the...
  • Presidential candidate Ted Cruz meets with Chattanooga supporters today

    08/10/2015 8:00:37 AM PDT · by Isara · 8 replies
    Times Free Press ^ | August 10th, 2015 | Dan Henry
    GOP presidential candidate Ted Cruz is in Chattanooga today. The U.S. Senator is visiting with supporters at GraceWorks Church at 6445 Lee Highway. Cruz is making a "Biscuits and Gravy" morning stop at 9 a.m. The public is invited to meet him and hear him speak.Supporters fill GraceWorks Church in Chattanooga, waiting to see GOP presidential hopeful Ted Cruz speak. Photo by Dan Henry /Times Free Press.
  • Navy: No charges against officer for weapons violations in Chattanooga attack

    08/05/2015 9:18:20 PM PDT · by Jet Jaguar · 63 replies
    Stars and Stripes ^ | Aug 5, 2015 | Tara Copp
    Lt. Cmdr. Tim White, the Navy officer who fired a sidearm in defense during the attack on Navy Operational Support Center in Chattanooga, Tenn., will not face charges, an official familiar with the investigation told Stars and Stripes on Wednesday. White was reported to be one of two servicemembers carrying sidearms at the time of the attack, which could have led to charges. The Department of Defense prohibits all military personnel other than security forces from carrying arms while on base unless they are in a combat zone. The Navy is still investigating the shooting, where a lone gunman attacked...
  • Navy won’t rule out charges against Chattanooga defender who fired back at gunman

    08/03/2015 12:37:14 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 21 replies
    Hotair ^ | 08/03/2015 | Ed Morrissey
    Honestly, this development seemed so bizarre that it screamed “hoax!” Apparently, though, the US Navy investigation into the mass shootings in Chattanooga might result in charges against one officer who returned fire in defense of his comrades. No charges have been filed as of yet, but the Navy released a statement in which they declined to proscribe the possibility of discipline for Lt. Cmdr. Timothy White: A Navy official told Fox News that punishing a lieutenant commander who used an unauthorized weapon to fire back at the Chattanooga gunman who shot and killed five service members could not be...
  • Texas Sen. Cruz plans four stops on Tenn. trip

    08/03/2015 8:49:42 AM PDT · by SoConPubbie · 2 replies
    Knoxville News Sentinel ^ | 5:36 PM, Aug 2, 2015 | Tom Humphrey
    NASHVILLE — Texas Sen. Ted Cruz now has four stops scheduled in a planned trip through Tennessee on Aug. 10 to promote himself as the Republican presidential nominee, all at county GOP gatherings.The Cruz campaign website Friday posted plans for a “biscuits and gravy” breakfast in Chattanooga, a “taste of homecoming” luncheon in Murfreesboro and an afternoon “Southern sweets meet and greet” at Brentwood, Tenn., on that date. The Jackson Sun had previously reported Cruz has plans for an evening dinner event at Jackson on the same day.As previously reported, other planned Tennessee visits by Republican presidential candidates include a...
  • Navy officer may be prosecuted for shooting Chattanooga jihadist

    08/03/2015 8:05:22 AM PDT · by BlatherNaut · 49 replies
    Jihad Watch ^ | 8/2/15 | Robert Spencer
    If this happens, it will confirm that in Obama’s America, jihad terrorist lives matter. Those of their victims, not so much. “Revealed: Navy Officer Did Something Heroic During Chattanooga Shooting, But May Be PUNISHED For It,” by James Beattie, Western Journalism, July 22, 2015 (thanks to Pamela Geller): A Navy officer and Marine reportedly returned fire at the shooter who killed five service members in Chattanooga, Tenn., even though current policy does not permit military members to carry firearms on facilities such as those where the attack occurred. Mohammod Abdulazeez was slain last Thursday after allegedly firing dozens of shots...
  • Honor our service members who used their personal firearms to fight back against terrorist attacker

    08/03/2015 7:33:49 AM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 6 replies
    War on Guns ^ | August 03, 2015 | David Codrea
    I did.MORE But I don't want to be on any lists! You think owning a gun and frequenting sites like this one hasn't already put you on several? But I don't want to get junk email! Assuming you as a citizen truly don't want to be informed by the White House of what they're up to, just "unsubscribe" if it bugs you. But this will just create another class of "Only Ones"! Not really, when you consider, because of their employment, the service members' rights have been diminished below those of the citizenry. But this won't do any good! If...
  • Petition to Honor Chattanooga Marine and Commander who used personal Arms started

    08/02/2015 2:58:40 PM PDT · by marktwain · 4 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 2 August, 2015 | Dean Weingarten
    Here is what I predicted a week ago: I can see the calls for commendations rising.  They are already in the comments section.  It will not be long before a political candidate will recognize that the desire to recognize the bravery of these men will resonate with the electorate.  It will not be President Obama who firsts suggests it.  My bet is that it will be Donald Trump.From the gatewaypundit.com:  A petiton was posted at the ‘We the People’ site at the White House this week asking President Barack Obama to honor Navy officer Lt. Cmdr. Timothy White and...
  • Homeland Security Chief: We won’t call Chattanooga ‘Islamic terrorism’ out of respect for Muslims

    Why won’t the Obama administration call Fort Hood Islamic Terrorism? Why aren’t they calling Chattanooga Islamic Terrorism? Because it’s disrespect to Muslims and Islam is about peace: ARUTZ SHEVA – Homeland Security chief Jeh Johnson announced the policy this past Friday at Aspen Institute’s annual security forum in Washington, D.C. He explained that though it was a Muslim terrorist who shot to death four unarmed Marines in Tennessee two weeks ago, the government will call the attack, and other similar ones, “violent extremism” and not “Islamic terrorism” – out of respect for the Muslim community. Johnson said it is “critical”...
  • REPORT: Navy to Charge Officer Who Fired on Islamist During Chattanooga Terror Attack

    08/01/2015 12:03:27 PM PDT · by abb · 84 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | August 1, 2015 | Jim Hoft
    A report at The Navy Times in July confirmed that one of the Marines shot during the Chattanooga terrorist attack exchanged fire with the terrorist. Navy Lt. Cmdr Timothy White also shot back at the terrorist. But rather than being celebrated as a hero, Lt. Commander White may be charged for discharging a firearm on federal property. Allen West reported this week that Lt. Commander Timothy White Ladies and gents, resulting from the text message I received yesterday, I can confirm that the United States Navy is bringing charges against Lt. Cmdr Timothy White for illegally discharging a firearm on...
  • White House Petition Started Asking Obama to Honor Navy Officer Who Fired on Chattanooga Terrorist

    08/01/2015 12:52:52 PM PDT · by PROCON · 16 replies
    thegatewaypundit.com ^ | Aug. 1, 2015 | Kristinn Taylor
    A petiton was posted at the ‘We the People’ site at the White House this week asking President Barack Obama to honor Navy officer Lt. Cmdr. Timothy White and others who used their personal firearms to return fire against the Islamist terrorist who attacked two military offices in Chattanooga, Tennessee last month. Five servicemen were shot and killed, one servicemen and one policeman were wounded by the terrorist who was also killed. It has not been determined whose firearms killed the terrorist, Palestinian-American Muhammad Abdulazeez.
  • What’s happening to this heroic Navy officer from the Chattanooga shooting will make your blood BOIL

    08/01/2015 12:51:09 PM PDT · by tired&retired · 118 replies
    http://allenbwest.com/ ^ | August 1, 2015 | Allen West
    I never like to be reactionary and follow anything that may just be hyperbole or conspiracy theory. That’s why I held off on addressing this issue until I got confirmation — which came Friday afternoon via text message. There are things which make you just upset, like the liberal progressive left and media accomplices’ rage over the shooting of a lion in Africa but abject disregard and disdain reference Planned Parenthood dismembering babies and selling their body parts. But this story has me dog fighting mad and seriously pissed off. As reported ten days ago by Western Journalism, “A Navy...
  • Navy to Charge Officer Who Fired on Islamist During Chattanooga Terror Attack

    08/01/2015 10:45:22 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 93 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 08/01/15 | Jim Hoft
    Navy Lt. Commander will reportedly be charged for shooting at Chattanooga terrorist white chattanooga Lt Commander Timothy White and Islamist killer Muhammad Abdulazeez A report at The Navy Times in July confirmed that one of the Marines shot during the Chattanooga terrorist attack exchanged fire with the terrorist. Navy Lt. Cmdr Timothy White also shot back at the terrorist. But rather than being celebrated as a hero, Lt. Commander White may be charged for discharging a firearm on federal property. Allen West reported this week that Lt. Commander Timothy White Ladies and gents, resulting from the text message I received...
  • What’s happening to this heroic Navy officer from the Chattanooga shooting will make your blood BOIL

    08/01/2015 6:38:10 AM PDT · by wtd · 42 replies
    Allen West ^ | August 1, 2015 | Allen B. West
    There are things which make you just upset, like the liberal progressive left and media accomplices’ rage over the shooting of a lion in Africa but abject disregard and disdain reference Planned Parenthood dismembering babies and selling their body parts. But this story has me dog fighting mad and seriously pissed off. As reported ten days ago by Western Journalism, “A Navy officer and Marine reportedly returned fire at the shooter who killed five service members in Chattanooga, Tenn., even though current policy does not permit military members to carry firearms on facilities such as those where the attack occurred....
  • Navy officer confirms he shot at Abdulazeez with his personal weapon

    07/31/2015 6:07:20 AM PDT · by don-o · 30 replies
    Chattanooga Times Free Press ^ | July 31, 2015 | Shelly Bradbury
    When Mohammad Youssef Abdulazeez attacked the U.S. Naval and Marine Reserve Center on July 16 with a handgun and an assault rifle, Navy Lt. Cmdr. Tim White opened fire. White used his personal weapon to try to fend off Abdulazeez, he confirmed to the Times Free Press on Thursday. Abdulazeez killed four Marines and a Navy specialist in the brazen daytime attack. White, who has served in the Navy for 13 years, moved to Chattanooga in April with his wife and six kids — and a seventh on the way. As the commanding officer at the center, White is limited...
  • Give the brave Chattanooga servicemen the Purple Heart

    07/27/2015 6:51:40 PM PDT · by From The Deer Stand · 12 replies
    Local | July 27, 2015 | From The Deer Stand
    Awarding the Purple Heart to the five brave American military men who were murdered by an Islamic terrorist is a no-brainer, unless you're in the politically-correct Obama Administration. These brave men were attacked on our soil by someone following the ISIS lead. His attack on our members of military was an act of war. Our government will hem and haw over something obvious and we, as patriotic Americans, are getting awful testy over nitpicky words, putting a cushion around evil Islam, and putting our military members secondary. Award the Purple Heart now!