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  • The fat lady is practicing her scales

    08/22/2014 5:39:55 AM PDT · by rktman · 32 replies
    wnd.com ^ | 8/22/2014 | Burt Prelutsky
    I don’t think there is any way to overestimate the importance of the mid-term elections. Although I wish I could view the world through nonpartisan eyes, Barack Obama and Harry Reid have conspired to make that impossible. I’m just hoping that a sufficient number of Americans come out of their collective coma before the fat lady has a chance to warble “Nearer My God to Thee” at this nation’s funeral. The trouble is that we have a president who seems to lie awake nights trying to come up with new ways to destroy America. For openers, he is terrified –...
  • Man’s personal info stolen after using Obamacare website

    02/05/2014 10:51:08 AM PST · by Brad from Tennessee · 18 replies
    Captitol City Project ^ | February 5, 2014 | By Joe Schoffstall
    A Virginia man’s personal information has been stolen after he signed up for Obamacare on the healthcare.gov website. Now, he’s questioning if the website is the reason why. “There’s a possibility someone got my personal information from your website,” Virginia Beach resident Rich Guillory said in a video shot by WVEC-VA while speaking on the phone. “They knew my name and they had my number” — along with his address and social security number as well. he day after he signed up on the website, he got a call from someone claiming they could help him with finding health insurance....
  • Panetta Revealed Classified Info to Zero Dark Thirty Filmmaker

    12/10/2013 6:24:00 PM PST · by Nachum · 10 replies
    free beacib ^ | 12/10/13 | CJ Ciaramella
    Former CIA Director Leon Panetta revealed classified information at a 2011 awards ceremony attended by Zero Dark Thirty filmmaker Mark Boal, according to documents obtained by the conservative watchdog group Judicial Watch. The CIA allowed Boal, the screenwriter of Zero Dark Thirty, to attend a June 24, 2011 award ceremony celebrating the successful raid on Osama bin Laden’s hideout in Abbottabad, Pakistan that May. A transcript of Panetta’s speech that night obtained by Judicial Watch is labeled “top secret,” and significant portions of it are redacted. At the conclusion his speech, Panetta told the audience, “You have made me proud...
  • Memo: Security of Consumer Info on Obamacare Site at 'High Risk'

    10/30/2013 5:23:10 PM PDT · by Nachum · 4 replies
    newsmax ^ | 10/30/13 | staff
    Defending President Barack Obama's much-maligned health care law in Congress, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius was confronted Wednesday with a government memo that raised security concerns about the website consumers are using to enroll. The document, obtained by The Associated Press, shows that administration officials at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services were concerned that a lack of testing posed a potentially "high" security risk for the HealthCare.gov website serving 36 states. Security issues are a new concern for the troubled HealthCare.gov website. If they cannot be resolved, they could prove to be more serious than the...
  • SCOTUS Contact Number 202-479-3011. If your fed up with dictatorial amending of Constitution

    06/26/2013 11:01:02 PM PDT · by Steelers6 · 7 replies
    SCOTUS ^ | June 27, 2013 | Steelers6
    General Contact Information: U.S. Mail:Supreme Court of the United States 1 First Street, NE Washington, DC 20543 Telephone:202-479-3000 TTY:202-479-3472 (Available M-F 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. eastern) Where to Send Questions or Comments: For technical questions or to report problems with this website, email: Webmaster For time sensitive or urgent questions please contact the Public Information Office at the following number: 202-479-3211, Reporters press 1 For general questions that are not time sensitive, email: Public Information Office Contact the Public Information Office by US Mail: Public Information Officer Supreme Court of the United States 1 First Street, NE Washington, DC...
  • White House: Congress to get classified drone info

    02/06/2013 7:07:00 PM PST · by Nachum · 5 replies
    NBC News ^ | 2/6/13 | Becky Bratu
    Reversing its earlier course, the White House will now brief members of Congress on a memo detailing the justification for drone strikes against U.S. citizens, an administration official said Wednesday night. "Today, as part of the president´s ongoing commitment to consult with Congress on national security matters, the president directed the Department of Justice to provide the congressional Intelligence committees access to classified Office of Legal Counsel advice related to the subject of the Department of Justice White Paper," the official said. The Justice Department paper, first obtained by
  • REPORT: State Department had credible information 48 hours before consulate attacks

    09/13/2012 5:54:30 PM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 38 replies
    The Right Scoop ^ | 9-13-2012 | The Right Scoop[
    This is a potential blockbuster given that our ambassador and his three staffers, 2 of which were former Navy SEALs, were all murdered. Drudge has the siren up for this and is headlining it as “America ‘was warned of embassy attack but did nothing”. It’s just one paragraph in a piece from The Independent called “Revealed: inside story of US envoy’s assassination”:
  • 'Natural-born citizen' info vanishes off Wikipedia In wake of Obama's release of his long-form

    05/02/2011 5:31:51 PM PDT · by Nachum · 18 replies
    WND ^ | 5/2/11
    Reference to a key source cited by Founding Fathers in their development of the constitutional qualifications for the presidency is missing from Wikipedia's entry on "natural-born citizenship" in the wake of Barack Obama's release of his long-form birth certificate. Blogger Paul Smith points out that reference to the Swiss legal philosopher Emmerich de Vattel and his seminal definition of natural-born citizenship can no longer be found in the Wikipedia entry. De Vattel defined natural-born citizenship in this 1757 treatise "The Law of Nations" as "those born in the country, of parents who are citizens." The definition is relevant to President...
  • Reasonable News

    05/13/2010 5:29:26 PM PDT · by Revski · 97+ views
    o7jimmy youtubes ^ | 5/13/2010 | Revski
    This is ~ One ~ classic o7jimmy video! Enjoy
  • Americans Are Info-Junkies (34 gigabytes a day)

    12/15/2009 4:04:06 PM PST · by Dallas59 · 11 replies · 380+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | 12/15/2009 | Yahoo News
    Americans are known for gorging on food, but we're also gluttons of another sort: A new study finds that the average American consumes more than 34 gigabytes of video, music and words a day-and that's only on our free time. One byte of information is equivalent to one letter of text. One gigabyte is equal to roughly 8 minutes of high definition video. Thirty-four gigabytes of data would fit on about 7 DVD disks or 1.5 Blu-ray disks. A mix of old and new media contribute to our daily information diet, the study finds, including TV, radio, books, the Internet,...
  • Officials: Obama shared info on Iran nuke site with Russia, China

    09/25/2009 10:43:16 AM PDT · by Nachum · 27 replies · 2,154+ views
    CNN ^ | 9/25/09 | Ed Henry and Dan Lothian
    WASHINGTON (CNN) -- President Obama recently shared sensitive intelligence with Russia and China about Iran's newly unveiled nuclear facility to get the two countries' leaders on board with new sanctions against Tehran, senior U.S. officials revealed Friday. President Obama speaks with Chinese President Hu Jintao, left, at the Group of 20 plenary session Friday. And the strategy to build a coalition with Russia and China "has already begun to bear fruit," one senior U.S. official said.
  • The Declassification Policy Forum

    06/29/2009 12:54:27 AM PDT · by Cindy · 6 replies · 431+ views
    WHITEHOUSE.gov ^ | Monday, June 29, 2009, 1:14 am | Posted by Jesse Lee
    Quote: THE BRIEFING ROOM • THE BLOG MONDAY, JUNE 29TH, 2009 AT 1:14 AM The Declassification Policy Forum Posted by Jesse Lee Over at the Open Government blog, Martin Faga, Acting Chair of the Public Interest Declassification Board, invites you to be a part of the review of declassification policy. Read his introductory post, then read Board Member Herbert Briick’s outline of the kinds of questions they will be looking into and give them your input.
  • OBAMA AGENDA: CYBER CZAR, HEALTH CARE

    05/29/2009 6:44:28 AM PDT · by anniegetyourgun · 13 replies · 368+ views
    msnbc ^ | 5/29/09 | Domenico Montanaro
    “President Barack Obama will announce on Friday the creation of a ‘cyber czar’ position, stepping up his administration's efforts to better protect the nation's computer networks,” the Wall Street Journal reports. “The cybersecurity chief will report to both the National Security Council and the National Economic Council, a compromise resulting from a fierce White House turf battle over the responsibilities and powers of the new office.” More: “Mr. Obama won't announce on Friday the person who will fill the new job. That isn't expected for at least a few more days.”
  • Need info on TEXAS....(Personal request Vanity)

    04/02/2009 1:02:31 PM PDT · by OL Hickory · 74 replies · 2,074+ views
    Vanity ^ | today | ol hickory
    I am fed up with Jersey and am looking at houses in Texas. I found 2 houses in Amarillo. (still looking though) Any info on the area, or any other parts of Texas would be greatly appreciated. Thank you- Have a great day!
  • Does anyone have SCOTUS contact info?

    06/12/2008 9:49:51 PM PDT · by TheEaglehasLanded · 15 replies · 137+ views
    vanity | June 12, 2008 | the eagle has landed
    It's time for them to hear from the people.
  • Quiz Yourself on the 'Israeli Arab ("Palestinian") Conflict'

    12/14/2007 3:02:54 AM PST · by PRePublic · 513+ views
    Quiz yourself on the Israeli Arab ["Palestinian"] conflict       1) When was the Arab immigration to [the historic Jewish land of] Israel -"Palestine" boosted?   A When they wanted to see Jewish holy sites. B When [anti French and anti British] Arab nationalism spread across the middle east. C When the Zionists Jews came and cultivated the deserted land.     2) What's [Arab "Palestinian" highest "national" icon] Yasser Arafat's country of origin?   A Israel ["Palestine"]. B Jordan. C Egypt.     3) Why were there --initially-- more Arab immigrants ["residents"] than Jewish immigrants (Arab majority)?   A Because...
  • Ah! The 'WONDERS OF ISLAM', Knocks you socks off!

    09/03/2007 4:21:01 AM PDT · by PRePublic · 4 replies · 1,228+ views
    Recently there were seven new ’wonders of the world’ introduced. Here are at least some ‘Wonders of Islam’ among so many ‘WONDERFUL ISLAM’ 1) Muhammad raping (marrying) an “ape”Since non-Muslims are “apes & pigs” in their teaching, [specifically Christians are “pigs” & Jews are “apes”] How come 6 years old Jewish girl Aisha was “allowed” to be raped / “married’ to the “prophet”? 2) All in one: Evil smile, denial & threatsCheering towards thousands of non-Muslims dying, yet denying Islamic massacres on the infidels [such as the 9/11], still threatening more of the same, all in one breath. 3) Behold the “peace” of IslamThe...
  • Friday: Bush gives OTR Interview to Boortz, Medved, Hannity, Gallagher, and Ingraham

    09/18/2006 8:04:26 PM PDT · by Robert A. Cook, PE · 19 replies · 1,600+ views
    boortz.com ^ | 9-`8-2006 | Neal Boortz
    FRIDAY AT THE WHITE HOUSE Well, this hasn't been what you would call an ordinary week off. There I am last Wednesday taking a hike in the desert outside of Tucson, Arizona. I come back to the room and decide to check the email. There's a message from the White House marked "urgent." Well ... let me tell ya ... you're gonna want to open that message, and so I did. OK ... so this might be such a big deal for some folks out there, but it sure got my attention. The President was inviting me and a few...
  • Chertoff seeks more air travelers data

    08/28/2006 10:48:03 PM PDT · by jdm · 5 replies · 307+ views
    AP via thestate.com ^ | August 29, 2006
    WASHINGTON - The government needs broader access to airline passenger information to identify potential hijackers, Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff said in an article published Tuesday. "How do we thwart a terrorist who has not yet been identified?" Chertoff wrote in an op-ed article in Tuesday's editions of The Washington Post. "One way is by using more of the detailed information collected by airlines and travel agencies when an individual books a flight," Chertoff wrote. "These passenger name records contain information, such as travel itineraries and payment details, that can be analyzed in conjunction with current intelligence to identify high-risk...
  • Attention: Commercial pilots -Seeking information

    06/22/2006 8:24:21 AM PDT · by genefromjersey · 28 replies · 836+ views
    06/22/06 | vanity
    NOTE: If you have security concerns,please respond with private message. Hijacking 4 airliners on 9/11 required a helluva lot of planning - especially as to "flight plans". It might have been "relatively simple" to hijack the planes ,and, since some of the hijackers had taken lessons,they could operate aircraft controls to some degree ; but how about the navigation? Think about it for a minute.You take over an aircraft,but cannot reliably predict how long the takeover efforts will require,and what your location will be when this occurs. You now have to change course and altitude precisely so you hit your...
  • Info Is as Important as Ammo in 'Long War,' General Says

    01/24/2006 3:35:16 PM PST · by SandRat · 4 replies · 165+ views
    American Forces Press Service ^ | Jan 24, 2006 | Jim Garamone
    WASHINGTON, Jan. 24, 2006 – In the so-called "Long War," information will be as important as ammunition, a senior military officer said. "It is clear ... in a global perspective how important information is and its ability to influence people and their ideas," Army Lt. Gen. Ray Odierno, assistant to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said. "We have to understand that." Odierno called the Jan. 19 Osama bin Laden statement claiming preparation for another terrorist attack and carried by all Western media as "information warfare, pure and simple." Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld has often spoken about...
  • Iraq Info Ops Review Yields No Wrongdoing, Casey Says

    12/16/2005 3:20:38 PM PST · by SandRat · 5 replies · 299+ views
    American Forces Press Service ^ | Dec 16, 2005 | Gerry Gilmore
    WASHINGTON, Dec. 16, 2005 – A preliminary investigation of alleged improprieties conducted by U.S. military information operations activities in Iraq hasn't found any wrongdoing, the top U.S. officer in Iraq said today. "We concluded that we were operating within our authorities and the appropriate legal procedures," Army Gen. George W. Casey Jr. said from his headquarters in Iraq during a satellite news conference with Pentagon reporters. Casey, commander of Multinational Force Iraq, was responding to a reporter's question on the status of the two-week-old review Navy Rear Adm. Scott R. Van Buskirk is conducting into U.S. information operations practices in...
  • U.S. Investigates Alleged Info Operations Improprieties

    12/02/2005 5:33:00 PM PST · by SandRat · 2 replies · 230+ views
    American Forces Press Service ^ | Dec 2, 2005 | Gerry Gilmore
    WASHINGTON, Dec. 2, 2005 – Senior U.S. military leaders in Iraq are now investigating allegations that information about U.S. operations in Iraq was improperly placed in Iraqi newspapers, according to a Multinational Force Iraq news release today. "Recent news coverage concerning information operations in Iraq has generated concerns regarding military communications objectives and procedures," the release stated. U.S. commanders in Iraq consider information operations an important communications tool, the news release stated. "Serious allegations have been raised that suggest the process may be functioning in a manner different than is intended or appropriate," the news release stated. The issue surfaced...
  • Mko Dissidents Demands That Mas’oud Rajavi Also Be Put On Trial. (MKO Leader)

    10/19/2005 10:03:25 PM PDT · by F14 Pilot · 8 replies · 473+ views
    IPS ^ | Wednesday, October 19, 2005 | By Safa Haeri
    PARIS, 19 Oct. (IPS) On the eve of the trial of the toppled Iraqi president Saddam Hussein, some former members of the Mojahedeen Khalq Organsation (MKO) demanded that the leader of the outlawed Organisation and some of his close associates be also tried for “crimes against both the Iraqi and Iranian peoples”. “The toppled regime of Saddam Hussein actively supported international terrorism and committed crimes against Iraqi and Iranian peoples and the Mojaheedin Khalq Organisation, led by Mas’oud Rajavi, were at the top of the list of these terrorist organizations”, Behzad Alishahi, a former member of the group said in...
  • Counsel Probed Miller on Classified Info

    10/15/2005 5:18:55 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 35 replies · 1,529+ views
    ap on Yahoo ^ | 10/15/05 | Pete Yost - ap
    WASHINGTON - The prosecutor in the CIA leak probe repeatedly asked New York Times reporter Judith Miller how Vice President Dick Cheney's chief of staff handled classified information in their discussions, and asked whether Cheney knew of their conversations. In a first-person account released Saturday on The Times' Web site, Miller recounted her recent grand jury testimony, which focused on her conversations in 2003 with Cheney's closest aide, I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby. Miller said she "didn't think" she heard covert CIA officer Valerie Plame's name from Libby. "I said I believed the information came from another source, whom I could...
  • 0% of Polled Americans are in Iraq (Sometimes humor speaks so truly……..)

    09/29/2005 7:46:46 PM PDT · by F14 Pilot · 7 replies · 932+ views
    Scrapple Face ^ | 2005-09-23
    (2005-09-23) — "Hours after a CNN/USA Today/Gallup poll revealed that fewer than half of respondents believe the U.S. can win the war in Iraq, a second survey showed that more than 99 percent of Americans are not in Iraq, and almost as many form opinions about the war based exclusively on what they learn from CNN, USA Today and other news organizations. Of the 818 Americans telephoned by pollsters, according to an unnamed Gallup spokesman, roughly zero percent are currently stationed in Iraq, where about 150,000 U.S. troops spend their days providing security, hunting down terrorists, training Iraqi police and...
  • Blocking the net: Corporations help governments shut down the information superhighway

    09/17/2005 12:39:06 AM PDT · by F14 Pilot · 20 replies · 651+ views
    Vermont Guardian ^ | September 16, 2005 | By Ron Chepesiuk
    Vietnam’s communist government knows that it is impossible to monitor the country’s 5,000 cyber cafes, so it’s forcing the cafe owners to be its eyes and ears. Last July, a government directive informed cafe owners that they will have to take a six-month course so that they can better monitor their cyber customers. The Vietnamese government is justifying its move for reasons of “national security and defense” — that is, to protect itself against online journalists who, it says, “provide sensationalist news and articles while others even publish reactionary and libelous reports and a depraved culture.” Reporters Without Borders (RWB),...
  • US soldier fined for posting classified information

    08/29/2005 1:09:43 AM PDT · by F14 Pilot · 5 replies · 598+ views
    Mail&Guardian ^ | Amanda Keim
    An Arizona national guardsman serving in Iraq has been demoted for posting classified information on his blog, an army official said. Leonard Clark (40) was demoted from specialist to private first class and fined $1 640 said Colonel Bill Buckner, a spokesperson for the Multi-National Corps-Iraq, on Monday. Soldiers in Iraq are allowed to maintain blogs but cannot post information about army operations or movements. They also are barred from posting information about the death of a soldier whose family hasn't yet been notified. "The intent of the policy is not to violate soldiers' rights, but to safeguard soldiers," Buckner...
  • Officer: Unit Stopped From Giving FBI Info (Able Danger)

    08/16/2005 8:12:52 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 17 replies · 1,001+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 8/16/05 | AP - Washington, DC
    WASHINGTON - An Army intelligence officer says his unit was blocked in 2000 and 2001 from giving the FBI information about a U.S.-based terrorist cell that included Mohamed Atta, the future leader of the Sept. 11 attacks. Lt. Col. Anthony Shaffer said the small intelligence unit, called "Able Danger," had identified Atta and three of the other future Sept. 11 hijackers as al-Qaida members by mid-2000. He said military lawyers stopped the unit from sharing the information with the FBI. The commission investigating the Sept. 11 attacks left the Able Danger claims out of its official report. In an interview...
  • Motorcycle gunman kills Iran judge

    08/02/2005 12:40:33 PM PDT · by F14 Pilot · 32 replies · 683+ views
    Guardian, UK ^ | Tuesday, August 2, 2005 | AP
    TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - A gunman on a motorcycle shot and killed a judge Tuesday in central Tehran and then sped off, a judiciary spokesman said. Judge Masoud Moqadasi handled a case against an investigative reporter jailed in 2000 for reporting that intelligence officials murdered five Iranian dissidents in 1998, judiciary spokesman Jamal Karimirad said. The journalist Akbar Ganji remains in jail. Iran's Intelligence Ministry later blamed the murders of the dissidents on ``rogue agents'' in the secret service. As the judge drove away from his office, the gunman sped up to Moqadasi's car on a motorcycle and sprayed it...
  • U.S. Tech Firms Help Governments Censor Internet (Iran & China included)

    07/18/2005 5:13:46 PM PDT · by F14 Pilot · 16 replies · 839+ views
    Fox News ^ | By Kelley Beaucar Vlahos
    WASHINGTON — Free speech advocates are frustrated with a host of American companies they say have been collaborating with oppressive regimes in countries like China, Iran and Saudi Arabia, to help them filter and monitor the Internet activity of their citizens. Big technology names like Microsoft, Yahoo! and Cisco have been criticized roundly in recent years for providing foreign governments with the tools they need to crack down on Internet use, but critics say they have not been able to do much more than complain. "These companies' lack of ethics is extremely worrisome," said Lucie Morillon, the Washington representative of...
  • US involved in forming networks for sabotage against Iran

    07/17/2005 9:56:18 PM PDT · by F14 Pilot · 10 replies · 565+ views
    IRNA ^ | July 16
    Minister of Information Ali Younesi said that US is involved in forming networks for sabotage against Iran citing Abdul Malik terrorist networks as an example. "We have evidences to support link between Abdul Malik terrorist group with US and Israeli intelligence services," he said. "It is likely that US and Israeli intelligence services have infiltrated into certain terrorist networks in Arab states including Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Pakistan and even European states. It is not unlikely that what happened in London is from that category," Younesi said. He said that certain extremist elements of al-Qaeda especially the financial supporters of the...
  • Iranian Exiled Armed Group (MEK) Abuses Dissident Members

    05/19/2005 11:38:15 AM PDT · by F14 Pilot · 9 replies · 285+ views
    HRW ^ | May 19th, 05 | HRW
    (Paris, May 19, 2005) -- An armed Iranian opposition group in exile, the Mojahedin Khalq Organization, has subjected dissident members to torture and prolonged solitary confinement, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. The 28-page report, “No Exit: Human Rights Abuses Inside the MKO Camps,” details how dissident members of the shadowy Mojahedin Khalq Organization (MKO) were tortured, beaten and held in solitary confinement for years at military camps in Iraq after they criticized the group’s policies and undemocratic practices, or indicated that they planned to leave the organization. The report is based on the direct testimonies of...
  • Probe said to give sensitive info to Annan

    05/16/2005 6:47:26 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 38 replies · 3,248+ views
    Monterey Herald ^ | 5/16/05 | Nick Wadhams - AP
    UNITED NATIONS - The U.N. oil-for-food probe violated the confidentiality of a witness by passing sensitive information about him to U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan and his lawyer in preparation for a recent report, a former investigator claimed. The allegations were the latest in a dispute between the former investigator, Robert Parton, and the Independent Inquiry Committee headed by former Federal Reserve chairman Paul Volcker. Parton quit the committee in April, reportedly because he felt its March 29 interim report was too soft on Annan. The executive director of the probe, Reid Morden, said Monday the interim report did not violate...
  • CA: San Diego mayor said to hide finance info

    02/10/2005 3:15:27 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 24 replies · 524+ views
    SAN DIEGO (AP) - The new city attorney has issued a scathing report accusing the mayor and City Council of violating federal securities laws by hiding key information about the city's troubled finances. Mayor Dick Murphy disputed the findings and said City Attorney Michael Aguirre had no jurisdiction to investigate the alleged violations. "Mr. Aguirre's allegations are untrue, irresponsible and defamatory," Murphy said. "Mr. Aguirre is not the SEC. This is only Mr. Aguirre's opinion." The Securities and Exchange Commission and federal prosecutors offices are investigating whether city officials concealed important information about San Diego's finances while selling more than...
  • Iraqi Election Details - Please post info re: Iraqi gov/election process, etc

    02/01/2005 7:41:34 AM PST · by ConservativeStLouisGuy · 5 replies · 334+ views
    www.none.com ^ | 2-1-05 | (None)
    I've been seeing a lot of coverage lately regarding the Iraqi elections, BUT missing from a lot of the coverage are the (printed) details of how many seats will be in the new Iraqi legislature -- as well as the details of the transition from this current elective process to an eventual Prime Minister of Iraq. Could those knowlegable FReepers out there (and I know there are a LOT of you too!) please lend their expertise to helping to inform me/others of some sort of a time table for the post-election Iraqi process? Much-obliged in advance....
  • Younesi dubs US commandos as chicks

    01/24/2005 10:21:50 AM PST · by F14 Pilot · 43 replies · 1,893+ views
    IRIB ^ | 2005/01/24
    Tehran, Jan 24 - Iran's Intelligence Minister Ali Younesi described American commandos as 'chicks' as they were alledged to have been carrying out covert reconnaissance operations inside the Islamic Republic. "We are eagerly looking for the Americans commandos to come to Iran since they are chicks which would rapidly be picked up by our eagles," he said at a news conference here. The claims were first made in the New Yorker magazine this month by the investigative journalist Seymour Hersh, alleging that US operatives were choosing targets inside Iran for future air strikes. Younesi roundly brushed off the report, saying,...
  • Info Warfare in the Palm of the Hand

    12/29/2004 9:18:42 PM PST · by crushelits · 7 replies · 519+ views
    sotech-kmi.com ^ | Dec. 29, 2004 | Patrick Chisholm
    Does USSOCOM allow PDAs? SOTECH brings you the answer and what industry is doing to make handheld devices useable in harsh environments where speed of information can win the day. As SOF demonstrated time and again in Iraq and Afghanistan, small forward-deployed teams can control territory that once would have required a whole company or battalion. Laser-range finders, cameras, sensors and instantaneous communications enable the individual SOF operator to call in precision-guided ordnance delivered from elsewhere. The technology that allows these and other capabilities is getting smaller, lighter and better. And now, much of this technology is getting consolidated...
  • Lotto Officer Charged With Disclosing Info

    11/11/2004 5:39:46 AM PST · by crushelits · 35 replies · 1,174+ views
    news.yahoo.com ^ | Wed Nov 10, 2004 | AP
    INDIANAPOLIS - A former lottery security officer has been charged with helping two men buy a $1 million winning ticket by tipping them to where it would be sold. William C. Foreman, 59, was arrested Monday and charged with disclosing lottery information and theft, authorities said. He faces up to 50 years in prison. Foreman told an acquaintance, Chad Adkins, and Daniel Foltz in May that a winning scratch-off ticket had been sent to a store in Cross Plains in southeastern Indiana, said Marion County Prosecutor Carl Brizzi. One of the men then spent about $700 to buy the store's...
  • What info is public record?

    10/17/2004 8:31:43 PM PDT · by andyreeser · 7 replies · 230+ views
    Hi, A very close friend of mine has been considering running for the state legislature but worked at a porn shop several years back- a frat mate's dad owned it. Anyway-- I'm wondering what information is public? As far as I know tax returns are private right? He's not a freeper but is a member in the club for growth so he'd be great. THANKS SO MUCH
  • UPDATE YOUR NATIONAL MEDIA email addresses...

    09/27/2004 10:19:22 AM PDT · by crushelits · 19 replies · 29,848+ views
    CrushElits ^ | September 27, 2004 | CrushElits
    . NATIONAL MEDIA ABC News, 20/20, http://www.abcnews.go.com/sections/2020/2020/2020friday... ABC News, Barbara Walters, 2020@abc.com ABC News, George Stephanopoulos, thisweek@abc.com ABC News, Good Morning America, http://www.abcnews.go.com/sections/GMA/GoodMorningAmeri... ABC News, John Stossel, 2020@abc.com ABC News, Nightline, nightline@abcnews.com ABC News, Primetime Thursday, http://www.abcnews.go.com/sections/primetime/2020/Prime... ABC News, Ted Koppel, nightline@abc.com ABC News, This Week with George Stephanopoulos, http://www.abcnews.go.com/sections/ThisWeek/ThisWeek/tw... ABC News, World News Now overnight, http://www.abcnews.go.com/onair/WorldNewsNow/wnn_email_... ABC News, World News Tonight weekend, http://www.abcnews.go.com/sections/wnt/WorldNewsSaturda... ABC News, World News Tonight with Peter Jennings, http://www.abcnews.go.com/sections/wnt/WorldNewsTonight... Air America Radio, Al Franken (comments), factorcorrections@airamericaradio.com Air America Radio, Mike Malloy, mike@mikemalloy.com Air America Radio, Randi Rhodes, rrhodes@airamericaradio.com Alan Colmes Show, Alan Colmes, alan@alan.com Albany...
  • DNC Convention panel hides info on minority biz contracts

    07/17/2004 9:36:54 PM PDT · by Jenya · 12 replies · 604+ views
    Convention panel hides info on minority biz contracts The Democratic National Convention Committee - facing embarrassing public criticism on their record of doling out contracts to businesses owned by women and minorities - is flatly refusing to provide details of their contracting process. After numerous inquiries from the Herald about DNCC catering contracts, the DNCC refused to provide the information, citing a privacy policy. The Herald's inquiry came the same day as one by Boston City Councilor Charles C. Yancey, who said he has been focused for some time on making sure that minority- and women-owned companies could feast on...
  • Iran admits regular contact with Chalabi

    05/23/2004 10:20:00 PM PDT · by F14 Pilot · 5 replies · 288+ views
    The Guardian ^ | Monday May 24, 2004 | Julian Borger in Washington and James Sturcke
    The strange decline in relations between the US military and its one-time Iraqi ally, Ahmad Chalabi, took a new twist yesterday when Iran admitted having had regular dialogue with the former Pentagon favourite. The authorities in Tehran - and Mr Chalabi - were quick to deny suggestions that he had handed US secrets to Iran. But an Iranian foreign ministry spokesman, Hamid Reza Asefi, told reporters that Tehran had maintained "continuous and permanent dialogue with Chalabi and other members of the Iraqi governing council". He added that spying charges were "unfounded and baseless". Mr Chalabi, the leader of the Iraqi...
  • Top Bush Aide Briefed on Intel Indicating Chalabi May Have Supplied Iran With 'Sensitive' Info

    05/03/2004 6:06:56 AM PDT · by F14 Pilot · 33 replies · 182+ views
    Newsweek ^ | Sunday May 2 | PRNewswire
  • Bush Says He Lacked Info on September 11

    04/05/2004 3:40:16 PM PDT · by Libloather · 6 replies · 265+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | 4/05/04 | HOPE YEN
    Bush Says He Lacked Info on Sept. 11 46 minutes ago By HOPE YEN, Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON - President Bush said Monday he will tell the commission investigating the Sept. 11 attacks that his administration lacked the information needed to prevent the terrorists from striking. The federal panel reviewing the attacks plans to meet soon with Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney in a joint private session to determine whether anything could have been done to stop the attacks. A date for the meeting has been set but neither the commission nor the White House has disclosed it. Bush...
  • Accurate Information on Gay Bishop for Treatise *Vanity*

    08/06/2003 12:25:25 PM PDT · by The Right Stuff · 12 replies · 177+ views
    self | 6 August, 2003 | J. King
    I am looking for ACCURATE information on the Episcopal Bishop as preparation for a treatise. I have heard it rumored that he left his wife for his "partner" and that he is also not celibate, but a practising homosexual. All the information I have uncovered is unclear on these two points. If it is true, isn't the Church itself required to invalidate him because of adultery and fornication outside of marraige? Thanks for the feedback.
  • Graham: Release Sealed 9/11 Report Info

    07/28/2003 4:21:15 PM PDT · by Libloather · 24 replies · 166+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | 7/28/03 | KEN GUGGENHEIM
    Graham: Release Sealed 9/11 Report Info 46 minutes ago By KEN GUGGENHEIM, Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON - Citing the Saudi ambassador's claim that his country has "nothing to hide," Sen. Bob Graham called Monday on President Bush to declassify a 28-page section of the congressional report into the Sept. 11 attacks dealing with foreign support for the hijackers. Releasing the report "will permit the Saudi government to deal with any questions which may be raised in the currently censored pages, and allow the American people to make their own judgment about who are our true friends and allies in the...
  • Many Doctors Withhold Info From Patients

    07/08/2003 1:12:23 PM PDT · by freepatriot32 · 29 replies · 235+ views
    the associated press ^ | 7.8.03 | LAURA MECKLER
    WASHINGTON (AP) - Nearly one in three doctors reports withholding information from patients about useful medical services that aren't covered by their health insurance companies, and the number may be on the rise, a study reports. Study authors say their work offers the first empirical evidence for what many have long suspected: that coverage limitations imposed by managed care are infiltrating doctor-patient communications. ``Patients aren't getting the whole story,'' said Matthew K. Wynia, director of the Institute for Ethics at the American Medical Association and lead author of the article being published in the journal Health Affairs. Wynia and his...
  • I've Just Been Port Probed! (HELP!)

    01/29/2003 9:40:51 PM PST · by 50sDad · 34 replies · 287+ views
    SElf | 50sDad
    My nifty new MacAfee firewall says I was just "port probed" and traces it back to IP address 64.29.223.109 at datareturn.com, with Kai Schlichting 342 E. Jericho Tpke. 187, Mineola NY 11501, kai-datareturn.net-trap@conti.nu. I have reported it to abuse@dataretun.com, but that seems to be the company that did the probe. Is there any government (gak) agency I can report the attempted break in to?