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  • Military installations sidestep questions on brass destruction

    03/29/2013 5:46:41 PM PDT · by Nachum · 8 replies
    Examiner ^ | 3/29/13 | David Codrea
    Shortages resulting from an unprecedented demand for ammunition by federal agencies and the civilian market are causing some police departments to look at cutting back training, KCENTV reported Thursday. "Depending on what happens with the supply shortage, we may have to start cutting back somewhere," said Sgt. Patrick Swanton of the Waco Police department told reporter Amanda Kenney. One source the civilian market particularly looks at is for cartridge casings, and in a time of high demand, having them available for reloading ammunition becomes a significant interest. One of the prime suppliers for expended brass is the military, so their...
  • Bill creates detention camps in U.S. for 'emergencies'

    02/01/2009 8:02:02 PM PST · by Man50D · 207 replies · 6,712+ views
    WorldNetDaily.com ^ | February 01, 2009 | Jerome R. Corsi
    Rep. Alcee L. Hastings, D-Fla., has introduced to the House of Representatives a new bill, H.R. 645, calling for the secretary of homeland security to establish no fewer than six national emergency centers for corralling civilians on military installations. The proposed bill, which has received little mainstream media attention, appears designed to create the type of detention center that those concerned about use of the military in domestic affairs fear could be used as concentration camps for political dissidents, such as occurred in Nazi Germany. The bill also appears to expand the president's emergency power, much as the executive order...
  • Installations supporting All-American athletes

    01/06/2006 4:50:12 PM PST · by SandRat · 3 replies · 265+ views
    ARNEWS ^ | Jan 5, 2006
    SAN ANTONIO, Texas (Army News Service, Jan. 5, 2005) -- Three Army installations are actively supporting the U.S. Army All-American Bowl, the all-star high-school football game that will be played in San Antonio’s Alamodome Jan. 7. Fort Campbell, Ky.; Fort Polk, La.; and Fort Drum, N.Y. all participated in a pilot program that connected their installation to the school of a nearby All-American. This program brought together outstanding student athletes with outstanding Soldiers, giving the students a perspective about the Army and why Soldiers decide to answer the call to duty. The Army sponsors the All-American Bowl to recognize excellence...
  • Security Costs Could Shut Some A-Bomb Labs, Experts Warn

    05/06/2005 11:21:42 PM PDT · by neverdem · 8 replies · 567+ views
    NY Times ^ | May 7, 2005 | MATTHEW L. WALD
    WASHINGTON, May 6 - The cost to protect materials for nuclear bombs from terrorists is rising so high that the Energy Department will need to close some weapons laboratories, or at least consolidate the weapons fuel that they hold, government officials and outside experts are warning. Security costs threaten to eat into the budget for building and maintaining warheads, the experts say. After the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, the department re-examined potential threats to the 13 laboratories and other plants across the country where it has what it calls "special nuclear materials," or plutonium and bomb-grade uranium. The department theorized...
  • PLEASE! STOP POSTING SAME MESSAGE ON ALL BOARDS!

    08/16/2002 7:39:49 AM PDT · by Merchant Seaman · 715 replies · 30,137+ views
    Annoyed Reader
    The purpose of FreeRepublic.com's multiple message boards is to limit the topics for each board to particular topics. Posting the same message on all the boards defeats the purpose of multiple-boards for special topics. It is very annoying to see the same message on every bulletin board. PLEASE! DO THE READERS A FAVOR. STOP CROSS-POSTING YOUR MESSAGES!
  • To Destroy Iran’s Nuclear Bomb Program, 350 Targets Must Be Hit

    11/21/2004 3:38:23 PM PST · by CHARLITE · 35 replies · 2,225+ views
    debka.com ^ | NOVEMBER 19, 2004 | EDITORIAL STAFF
    No one familiar with Iran’s record of broken promises on its hidden nuclear weapons program will be surprised by the allegations leveled against Tehran this week. On Wednesday, November 17, outgoing US secretary of state Colin Powell said to reporters during a South American tour: US has intelligence that Iran is working to adapt missiles for the delivery of nuclear weapons. “I have seen information that they not only have the missiles but are working hard to put the two together.” The highly classified, unverified information Powell referred to was described in more detail by the Washington Post the next...
  • Iran Warns Israel Against Attacking Future Nuclear Installations

    08/19/2003 6:40:18 AM PDT · by bedolido · 5 replies · 179+ views
    FoxNews ^ | 08/19/03 | Associated Press
    <p>TEHRAN, Iran — Iran (search), building its first nuclear reactor and planning a second, warned Israel (search) Monday against attacking the nuclear installations as it did an Iraqi facility in 1981.</p> <p>Hamid Reza Asefi (search), the Foreign Ministry spokesman, told reporters Monday that he hoped Israel, which has warned against Iran's alleged nuclear weapons program, would not resort to such an "adventure."</p>