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  • Canada minister addresses influx of asylum-seekers from US

    03/04/2017 8:13:35 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 14 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Mar 4, 2017 2:13 PM EST
    Canada is enforcing border laws and is willing to put more resources in place to deal with the influx of asylum-seekers from the United States, federal Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale said Saturday. Goodale visited Emerson, Manitoba, a small border town that has seen some 200 illicit crossings so far this year. “We all need to work together. We have to have good communication with one another. This is a set of issues that span national, provincial and local responsibilities,” Goodale told reporters at a conference Saturday. …
  • Abu (Sayyaf)part of Oklahoma blast

    04/01/2002 7:15:07 PM PST · by repubmom · 31 replies · 261+ views
    Manila Times ^ | April 1, 2002 | Dorian Zumel Sicat
    (NOTE: Basilan Provincial Information Officer, Christopher Puno was present in the ward at Basilan Community Hospital when I interviewed Elmina Abdul, less than two weeks prior to her death.) ISABELA CITY, Basilan – Elmina Abdul, widow of one of the Abu Sayyaf co-founders, Edwin Angeles, died in the pre-dawn hours of Saturday, March 30. Ten days before she died, she talked with this writer in confidence while lying on her deathbed at Basilan Community Hospital. I was the last, if not the only reporter, to ever talk with her. Elmina was Edwin’s fourth and last wife. She met him in...
  • Saudi Arabia replenished Syrian rebels with one effective weapon against the Assad regime

    10/11/2015 1:28:31 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 57 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 10/09/15 | Jeremy Bender
    A Saudi Arabian official has reportedly disclosed that the Sunni kingdom sent Syrian rebels a new batch of one of the most effective weapons for battling against the Assad regime this week. BBC correspondent Frank Gardner tweeted that a Saudi official confirmed the delivery of 500 TOW antitank missiles to the Free Syrian Army (FSA). The FSA is currently being squeezed from all directions by the Syrian military, Russian airstrikes, and competition from jihadist fighters, including ISIS. The delivery of the TOW missiles — which have also been provided by the CIA — will increase the capabilities of the FSA...
  • Thanksgiving 2014

    11/27/2014 4:42:34 AM PST · by NOBO2012 · 2 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror | 11-27-2014 | MOTUS
    For each new morning with its light, For rest and shelter of the night, For health and food, for love and friends, For everything Thy goodness sends. - Ralph Waldo Emerson If you are like me, you have many reasons to be grateful and give thanks this year. Please join me in taking a moment on this day set aside to do so to reflect on how truly fortunate we are and give thanks. May you all have a blessed Thanksgiving. I hope you enjoy your day and the food, friends, family, furry and otherwise, that make it special.Because...
  • Haaretz Smears American Terrorism Expert with Political Hit Job

    10/20/2014 11:57:30 PM PDT · by Zionista Feminista · 4 replies
    The Jewish Press ^ | October 21, 2014 | Lori Lowenthal Marcus
    To be sure, the information provided by Steve Emerson regarding a decision by the U.S. government to stand down on an ongoing attempt to provide the Israeli government with critical information regarding an Israeli soldier whom Hamas claimed it had in its custody during this summer’s conflict was shocking. But perhaps just as shocking – or it should be – was a politically driven smear by Haaretz of Emerson’s credentials and his alleged political friendships, suggesting that was all that was driving Emerson’s claims. Although the Haaretz article claimed Emerson was wrong about the facts that he alleged, its portrayal...
  • JIHAD IN AMERICA: THE GRAND DECEPTION Coming to Movie Theatres October 25

    10/21/2013 11:21:54 AM PDT · by nuconvert · 14 replies
    After a successful run in recent film festivals, including award honors in Beverly Hills, Myrtle Beach and New York City, "Jihad in America: The Grand Deception" releases theatrically. Steven Emerson and the Investigative Project on Terrorism (IPT), the film's creators, have teamed up with New World Cinemas distribution for Grand Deception's theatrical release, beginning October 25, 2013 in four New York City locations.
  • Mo. Representative Jo Ann Emerson to retire

    12/03/2012 9:32:00 AM PST · by netguide · 19 replies
    Jo Ann Emerson to retire from U.S. House Monday, December 3, 2012 ~ Updated 10:55 AM From staff and wire reports U.S. Rep. Jo Ann Emerson, R-Cape Girardeau, announced today she will leave her Congressional post in February to become president and CEO of the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association, a not-for-profit organization that represents rural electric cooperatives and public power districts. The Associated Press reported that Missouri Republican Party Executive Director Lloyd Smith and former state treasurer Sarah Steelman confirmed interest in seeking the seat. Emerson was re-elected in November for a ninth term to the U.S. House of...
  • The Muslim Takeover of the ACLU

    10/08/2012 8:36:57 AM PDT · by bayouranger · 24 replies ^ | 07OCT12 | Daniel Greenfield
    Yesterday I mentioned that the ACLU had completely discredited itself with its non-response to the Nakoula case, now IBD offers some insight into the state of affairs at the ACLU. The ACLU now counts at least eight Muslims on its national executive staff alone. In fact, a Muslim runs the ACLU’s Center for Democracy, while another heads its National Security Project. The irony is not lost on Steve Emerson, director of the Investigative Project on Terrorism. “The ACLU was founded on the basis that there shouldn’t be any blasphemy laws,” said Emerson, who’s airing a new documentary, “Jihad in America:...
  • Jo Ann Emerson Floated as Akin Replacement

    08/22/2012 10:44:10 AM PDT · by Da Bilge Troll · 179 replies
    NRO ^ | Katrina Trinko | Katrina Trinko
    Another Missouri Republican consultant suggests that Representative Jo Ann Emerson, the Republican who has represented Missouri’s eighth district since 1996, could be a top contender to replace Todd Akin if he quits. Her name has been making the rounds among party insiders, thanks in part to the fact that she’s currently the longest-serving House member in Missouri. Missouri GOP executive director Lloyd Smith used to be her chief-of-staff. UPDATE: A colleague points out that Emerson is a member of the moderate-leaning Republican Main Street partnership, and generally less rightward than the three — Akin, Sarah Steelman, and John Brunner —...
  • Red Lines

    06/12/2011 5:21:20 PM PDT · by Cindy · 17 replies ^ | June 12, 2011 |
    SNIPPET: "There are some good reasons for allowing at least a few jihadi forums to operate." SNIPPET: "However, there are limits to our ability to exploit all the intelligence opportunities a forum may present. To put it another way, jihadi forums contribute to future terrorism in ways that are unpredictable and/or beyond our ability to control. This would be the view held by those other government agencies who prefer to seek out and destroy forums and to take down forum activists. For my part, I can live with keeping online those forums we have sufficient access to monitor and resources...
  • Steve Emerson Exposes Durbin Hearings as Cover for Islamists

    03/28/2011 4:32:43 PM PDT · by Nachum · 5 replies
    Big Peace ^ | 3/28/11 | Frank Gaffney
    Steve Emerson of the Investigative Project on Terrorism joined me on the radio today and shared some shocking information about several people involved in the Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Human Rights hearing set for Tuesday in the US Senate. The first, a witness for the hearing, Farhana Khera of Muslim Advocates who alleged that the FBI was trying to entrap the Imam who helped Nazibullah Zazi evade FBI surveillance– and concluded that Muslims should not help the FBI. Emerson documents other shocking instances of U.S. government political cover for America’s enemies–
  • Freedom RAdio's Sat Nite Special with Bostom, Brim, Emerson, Feder, Lake and Palmer 8pm EST TONIGHT

    02/05/2011 9:33:56 AM PST · by HonestConservative · 12 replies
    Freedom Radio ^ | February 5, 2011 | HonestConservative
    Freedom Radio Rocks to the Brim with a very Special SATURDAY 8 pm EST edition of Freedom Radio in addition to our regular Sunday show, with Christine Brim, Chief Operating Officer of the Center of Security Policy. She is also a co-author and chief conservative cat hearder of the ground breaking document and must read "Sharia, The Threat to America". If you haven't yet read it, start here. Buy a copy here. Also returning to Freedom Radio, the tirelessly patriotic Steve Emerson, (This Time for Sure) Steven Emerson is considered one of the leading authorities on Islamic extremist networks, financing...
  • A Nite Cap at Freedom Radio with Steve Emerson and Andy Sullivan

    10/08/2010 8:31:30 AM PDT · by HonestConservative · 6 replies
    Freedom Radio ^ | October 8, 2010 | Honest Conservative
    Share a NiteCap and an interview with HonestConservative and Steve Emerson, Founder and Executive Director of The Investigative Project on Terrorism (IPT). Mr.Emerson. is an internationally recognized expert on terrorism and national security and author. Consulted by the White House, National Security Council, FBI, Justice Department, Congress and intelligence agencies, Mr. Emerson is in great demand as one of the most astute, insightful and knowledgeable experts in the world today on the threat and prospects of militant Islamic terrorism. He has been quoted in more than 500 news articles and has appeared frequently on network television. His 2002 best-selling book,...
  • Republican Jo Ann Emerson Sponsoring union bailout bill! Rino alert

    05/26/2010 8:37:47 AM PDT · by bilhosty · 41 replies · 1,152+ views
    Big government ^ | 5/26/2010 | Bob NcCarty
    is back in the news today as one of nine members of the U.S. House of Representatives sponsoring H.R. 3936, a $165 billion union pension bailout bill. But why? It could be that the seven-term Republican elected in the 8th Congressional District of Southeast Missouri simply loves bailouts. After all, she did vote for the Troubled Assets Relief Program (TARP) and “Cash for Clunkers”. But I don’t think her love for bailouts is the main reason why she is behind the bill. Instead, I think her sponsorship of the union bailout bill stems from the fact that she is married...
  • House Dems Carry Islamists' Water

    07/29/2009 2:11:54 AM PDT · by Cindy · 7 replies · 1,256+ views
    INVESTIGATIVE - IPT News ^ | July 28, 2009 | Steven Emerson
    Seven House Democrats have written Attorney General Eric Holder invoking a list of grievances from radical Islamist groups and asking that Holder meet with representatives from those groups to hear their concerns, the Investigative Project on Terrorism has learned. The grievances include the use of convicted felons as informants in mosques, alleged religious profiling of Somali Muslims in Minnesota and elsewhere and allegations that the FBI is working with foreign governments to question American citizens who are terror suspects. In the letter, the representatives said: "These concerns raise legitimate questions about due process, justice, and equal treatment under the law....
  • What about Sami? (NYT Buys Into American Ikhwan Lobbying on Behalf of Convicted Terrorist)

    04/18/2008 1:59:40 PM PDT · by K-oneTexas · 3 replies · 49+ views
    Investigative Project on Terrorism ^ | April 18, 2008 | Steven Emerson
    What about Sami? New York Times Buys Into American Ikhwan Lobbying on Behalf of Convicted Terrorist by Steven Emerson IPT News April 18, 2008The New York Times today became the latest tool in an aggressive lobbying campaign aimed at sabotaging a terror investigation in northern Virginia. The campaign to free Sami Al-Arian started last year, led by the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the Muslim American Society (MAS), and other American Islamist groups after the Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) operative was held in contempt of court for refusing to comply with consecutive grand jury subpoenas. He now is defying his...
  • For the Record: Any Question Whose Side They’re On?

    03/22/2008 1:12:01 PM PDT · by K-oneTexas · 5 replies · 253+ views
    Family Security Matters ^ | 33 March 2008 | Steven Emerson
    For the Record: Any Question Whose Side They’re On?Steven EmersonThe Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), in the past week has lobbied Congress about conditions in Hamas-controlled Gaza and urged support for convicted Palestinian Islamic Jihad operative, Sami Al-Arian. CAIR was silent in the wake of the Yeshiva attack in Jerusalem in which a Palestinian gunman murdered eight students in cold blood, and has never called on Hamas to stop its indiscriminate rocket attacks on Israeli civilians.Talking to government officials about the humanitarian situation in Gaza is not, in and of itself, problematic. But CAIR's efforts must be viewed in the...
  • The ABCs of Radical Islam

    02/29/2008 2:48:28 PM PST · by mdittmar · 11 replies · 119+ views
    Family Security Matters ^ | February 29, 2008 | Steven Emerson
    On its website Tuesday, ABC News posted a story titled, "Common Misunderstandings About Muslims," which did its level best to carry water for the radical Islamist, and Jihadist, movement in America, going so far as to cite America's most notorious radical front group, the Hamas-linked Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) as the source to define the concept of "Jihad."Take this incredibly problematic passage:Misconception: Islam promotes violence and terrorism. Truth:According to the Council on American-Islamic Relations, prominent Muslims, Islamic organizations and Islamic scholars have repeatedly denounced the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11 and terrorism in general. One letter sent to President...
  • For the Record: Hesham Islam's Friend in Low Places by Steven Emerson

    02/15/2008 10:33:52 AM PST · by K-oneTexas · 6 replies · 103+ views
    Family Security Matters ^ | 15 February 2008 | Steven Emerson
    Published: February 15, 2008 For the Record: Hesham Islam's Friend in Low PlacesSteven EmersonLouay Safi, executive director of the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA) Leadership Development Center, is lamenting the scrutiny on Hesham Islam, the apparently outgoing special assistant to Deputy Defense Secretary Gordon England.Islam became embroiled in controversy for allegedly referring to Army Reserve Maj. Stephen Coughlin as a "Christian zealot with a pen" in response to some of Coughlin's research into radical Islamist Jihadi ideology. Coughlin, whose Pentagon contract originally was to expire next month, now will continue his research for the Secretary of Defense. Reports indicate...
  • Pentagon Aide's Invitations Contradicted U.S. Policy by Steven Emerson

    02/06/2008 7:18:57 AM PST · by K-oneTexas · 7 replies · 102+ views
    Family Security Matters ^ | February 6, 2008 | Steven Emerson
    Published: February 6, 2008 Pentagon Aide's Invitations Contradicted U.S. PolicySteven EmersonAt the urging of a subordinate, Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon England scheduled at least two meetings with foreign emissaries in direct contradiction of U.S. policy at the time. The meetings date back to 2005. They involved a Lebanese ambassador considered a proxy for the Syrian government and a leading member of Syria's Muslim Brotherhood.U.S. policy at the time was not to engage in talks with either man, because they represent groups with whom the United States was not to communicate. The meetings were organized by England's special assistant for...