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  • The Parable of America as Global Neighborhood Watch Commander

    07/28/2014 12:15:25 PM PDT · by Noremac
    Communities Digital News ^ | July 28,2014 | Richard Cameron
    This is a parable inspired by and written in response to an editorial from Charles Krauthammer, sent over by a friend this afternoon. There was a guy who had taken on the role of the head of community security, let's call him "Mr.Zimmerman" for convenience sake.  Mr. Zimmerman purposes to coordinate and spearhead an effort to methodically go through the entire neighborhood and look for suspicious activity, unlocked doors, improper security lighting, unsavory characters malingering - and to act as the first responder to possible criminal activity.  While he is doing this, he leaves the back of his home completely...
  • BOLTON: Obama Worst N/S President 'in History'; Anti-Israeli World Opinion 'Can Take a Flying Leap'

    07/28/2014 10:56:39 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 13 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 28 July 2014 | Reaganite Republican
    Former UN Ambassador Bolton laid it out in his most recent PAC-fundraising letter: Barack Obama is the worst president with regard to national security in U.S. history. From Benghazi to Beijing, this man is a true national security disaster. He views crises like the destruction of Malaysian Airline flight 17 over the Ukraine like a college professor: through the confining prism of legal procedures and restraints – that is, something akin to a homicide crime scene investigation.  Well, let me be clear about another thing: I'm not interested in playing crime scene investigator with our national security. I care...
  • Story of How a Hamas Missle Changed Course from Tel Aviv

    07/28/2014 9:34:25 AM PDT · by Nachum · 24 replies
    Nachum | 7/28/14 | A head of Yeshiva in Jaffa
    A head of Yeshiva in Jaffa posted this message (and I am ROUGHLY paraphrasing into English from my husband ): The Rosh Yeshiva says, "One of my students who I haven't heard from in many years contacted me today to ask where I study Torah. I was surprised by his question, since I know for sure that he is not observing Torah and mitzvot. So, I asked him why he wanted to know, and this was his response received back (I am not allowed to give his name): "I observed the hand of Gd today with my own eyes. Now...
  • 'Several' people killed and injured in mortar attack on southern Israel - UPDATED X2

    07/28/2014 9:21:52 AM PDT · by Nachum · 2 replies
    Israel Matzav ^ | 7/28/14 | Carl in Jerusalem
    There goes the 'cease fire.' 'Several' people (the initial report said three but they removed the number) have been killed and several more injured in a mortar attack by 'Palestinians' on the Eshkol regional council in southern Israel. Ten people in total suffered from the attack. Emergency teams evacuated at lease nine people to Soroka University Medical Center in Beersheba. Four of those injured were airlifted to the hospital.  The projectile fired from the Gaza Strip landed among a crowd of people. None of those killed or hurt in the projectile attack were Eshkol residents, said a spokeswoman for...
  • Russia’s Proxy War on Ukraine Becoming Open War

    07/28/2014 6:57:50 AM PDT · by Thistooshallpass9 · 5 replies
    TheTrumpet.com ^ | 28 July 2014 | Jeremiah Jacques
    Rather than reduce its military intervention in Ukraine after the Malaysia Airlines jet was shot down, Moscow instead is contributing more firepower to pro-Russia forces.
  • Where's Obama's Military Honor guard?

    07/27/2014 1:42:49 PM PDT · by Usagi_yo · 11 replies
    7/27/14 | Vanity
    Some recent photos that I've seen of Obama stepping off his presidential planes and helicopters don't seem to include the traditional Military Honor Guards. Michelle is missing too. Is this a recent development or are they just stock photos reused over and over again?
  • The Next Great War

    07/27/2014 7:26:13 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 9 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | Alan Caruba
    In the July 24 edition of The Wall Street Journal there was a commentary, “Wanted: Converts to Judaism” by the chancellor of the Jewish Theological Seminary, Arnold M. Eisen. I thought to myself that this was an extraordinary time to be suggesting conversion to a faith that is literally under attack in Israel and being attacked by the reemergence of anti-Semitism in Europe. Here in America we are witnessing the most pro-Islamic and anti-Semitic administration in the history of nation.
  • Right-Wing Extremists!

    07/26/2014 5:43:18 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 4 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 26 July 2014 | Reaganite Republican
    Best of new-media reporting/opinion from the right side of the spectrum this week,  links at Reaganite Republican...
  • 69 years after USS Indianapolis tragedy, survivor tells his tale

    07/26/2014 1:06:43 AM PDT · by Rabin · 26 replies
    Stars and Stripes ^ | july 25, 2014 | Carlos Bongioanni
    July 30, 1945, two torpedoes struck the USS Indianapolis with almost 1,200 men aboard. The xplosions obliterated the ship’s front, water rushed in. Bulkheads crumpled. It only took 12 minutes for the cruiser to sink.
  • What "Progressives" don't want to know.

    07/25/2014 7:02:31 PM PDT · by George - the Other · 11 replies
    30 Worst Atrocities of the 20th Century ^ | 1998 - 2004 | Matthew White
    I was checking out WW2 stats, and came across research on the 30 greatest atrocities of the 20th century. An estimated 55 million died in WW2. In addition, 20 million died under Stalin, 40 million under Mao Zedong, 1.65 million under the Cambodian Khmer Rouge, and 400,000 under North Korea. The combined 62 million total tops WW2 by 7 million. The kicker is that, with the current U.S. population approaching 320 million, that figure of 62 million, if applied to the United States, would mean that 1/5, that is, 20% of us, would have perished!
  • Hamas is Getting Trounced

    07/25/2014 10:38:04 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 41 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 25 July 2014 | Reaganite Republican
    Reports out of Gaza have the IDF finding a surprising level of sophistication and breadth of scale in the Hamas tunnel network... besides getting them under the border for rocket launches against Israeli territory, the system connected the mosques, schools, and such that the terror-government uses to shuttle around weapons, terrorists, and supplies... Alas, the Israeli Defense Force is proving a bit too much for these Jihadi boneheads to deal with on the battlefield: Hamas morale is reportedly already in the toilet, and recent raids find no terrorist/fighters left attempting to hold the position... they leave their weapons behind...
  • Levin to Stewart: If Hamas Had Weapons Israel Has, 'Israel Would Cease to Exist'

    07/24/2014 9:25:14 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 8 replies
    CNS News ^ | July 23, 2014 | Michael W. Chapman and Eric Scheiner
    Conservative talk-radio host Mark Levin strongly criticized comedian and quasi-news commentator Jon Stewart for his acerbic jokes and comments concerning Hamas's ongoing missile attacks against Israel, stating that "if Hamas had the weaponry that Israel had," then "Israel would cease to exist." Levin also stressed in remarks aimed at Stewart that Hamas "is an offshoot of the Muslim Brotherhood," it was part of the PLO, and the "PLO's history goes back to the Mufti, goes back to the Third Reich, the Final Solution." (VIDEO-AT-LINK)"Read up, Ivy League boy!" said Levin on Fox's Hannity program on Tuesday. "Try and figure out...
  • Putin’s Power: Why Russians Adore Their Bare-Chested Reagan

    07/24/2014 7:41:33 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 63 replies
    Time Magazine ^ | July 22, 2014 | Josh Weil
    The history of strongmen leaders helps fuel a passion for capitalism—even if there's a cost.There he is, the President of Russia, riding bare-back and bare-chested astride a galloping steed; spending $50 billion on a resort town most Russians will never see; seizing Crimea, instigating unrest in Ukraine; maybe even making himself indirectly responsible for the murder of nearly 300 innocents aboard a downed passenger plane: Vladimir Putin, shaking his fist in the face of a West that often seems unable to do more than avert its eyes. When we in The West do look, it can seem perplexing: How can...
  • Mayim Bialik: It’s hard to stay focused with Israel on my mind (Amy Farrah-Fowler/Blossom)

    07/24/2014 6:21:09 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 25 replies
    Kveller - A Jewish Twist On Parenting ^ | July 24, 2014 | Mayim Bialik
    Besides the fact that I am recovering from major hand surgery, I am finding it difficult to write these days. I am using a dictation program as well as utilizing Fancy Assistant Brandon’s typing skills, so it’s not that I have no way to communicate with the outside world. The problem is with Israel. It’s on my mind pretty much all of the time. When the three teenagers were kidnapped a month ago, it was on my mind. When they were found murdered and left in an open field, it was on my mind. When Jewish extremists burned a Palestinian...
  • Buffoon Kerry asks fallen soldier's mother how her day is going

    07/24/2014 4:00:28 PM PDT · by Nachum · 25 replies
    Israel Matzav ^ | 7/24/14 | Carl in Jerusaelem
    US Secretary of State John FN Kerry went to see the parents of US citizen and fallen lone soldier Max Steinberg HY"D (May God Avenge his blood). Kerry put his foot so deeply into his mouth as to make it crystal clear why our rabbis decreed that one who goes to console a mourner should not speak until spoken to. According to the Los Angeles Jewish Journal, “Kerry entered and exited the room swiftly, surrounded by men in black and refusing to take any questions from press.” “How’s your day?” Kerry asked as he sat down. “How’s your day?”...
  • It was Putin’s missile? [the CIA, neocons, NATO, and corporate media want you to think so]

    07/24/2014 1:26:43 PM PDT · by 1rudeboy · 25 replies
    Russian Propaganda Today ^ | July 19, 2014 | Pepe Escobar
    Here’s the spin war verdict: the current Malaysian Airlines tragedy – the second in four months – is “terrorism” perpetrated by “pro-Russian separatists” armed by Russia and Putin is the main culprit. End of story. Anyone who believes otherwise, shut up. Why? Because the CIA said so. Because Hillary ‘We came, we saw, he died’ Clinton said so. Because crazy Samantha ‘R2P’ Power said so – thundering at the UN, everything duly printed by the neo-con infested Washington Post. Because Anglo-American corporate media – from CNN to Fox (who tried to buy Time Warner, which owns CNN) – said so....
  • Marine Veterans Launch Kickstarter Project to Retake Fallujah

    07/23/2014 10:27:09 AM PDT · by Noamie · 18 replies
    DuffelBlog.com ^ | Jan. 7, 2014 | G-Had
    CAMP PENDLETON, CA – A pair of former Marines have launched a Kickstarter project to raise enough money for them to travel back to Iraq and retake the city of Fallujah in time for the ten-year anniversary of the battle. “Hi, I’m Austin Jenkins and this is Joe Wood. We’re Marines, and this is our Kickstarter fund to send us back to Iraq to go f$%@ some s@$% up,” begins the now-famous video pitch featuring the two Iraq War veterans. They are seeking $1300 to fly them one-way from the U.S. to Jordan, where they intend to cross the Iraqi...
  • Exclusive: Ukraine Asked U.S. for Tech to Counter Russia's Jet-Killers

    07/23/2014 7:50:35 AM PDT · by lbryce · 2 replies
    Daily Beast ^ | July 23, 2014 | Staff
    Last month, Ukraine quietly asked the United States and NATO for sensitive equipment to jam the radars that Russian anti-aircraft systems use to lock their missiles on planes. As the United States and NATO last month began to publicly acknowledge the sophisticated Russian anti-aircraft systems moving into rebel held areas of eastern Ukraine, the government in Kiev asked for gear that might be used to counter those weapons. According to a former senior U.S. defense official who has worked closely with Ukraine’s military and a former head of state who has consulted with the government there, Kiev last month requested...
  • Why Does Anyone Defend Hamas And The Palestinian Culture Of Death?

    07/23/2014 6:32:45 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 17 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 07/23/14 | Dave Huntwork
    “Why in God’s name does anyone show sympathy, and support for a terrorist organization?” - Former Congressman Allen West
  • Congress must pass the OSS Gold Medal Bill

    07/23/2014 6:28:36 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 2 replies
    Canada Free Press | 07/23/14 | Neil W. McCabe
    As our Second World War veterans pass to their eternal rewards, members of Congress are moving to recognize the most secretive of the veterans, the men and women of the Office of Strategic Services.
  • Bowe Bergdahl's Grandstanding Attorney Vilifies Fox News

    07/22/2014 11:45:27 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 13 replies
    Breitbart's Big Journalism ^ | July 22, 2014 | John Nolte
    (VIDEO-AT-LINK)Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's attorney, Eugene Fidell, has apparently been retained to launch a hyper-partisan political campaign against Fox News. The Army has not charged Bergdahl with anything. According to some news reports, the Army hasn't even begun investigating Bergdahl. Nonetheless, one of Fidell's first media appearances was with the Huffington Post where he vilified Fox News for vilifying his client: “It’s very unfortunate that Fox News has an opportunity to use this case in an effort to stir up the base, use this in an effort to vilify my client, who everybody knows has gone through a terrible five-year long...
  • Hospitalized soldiers: Terrorists charged with babies in hand

    07/22/2014 11:35:37 AM PDT · by Nachum · 27 replies
    Israel Matzav ^ | 7/22/14 | Carl in Jerusalem
    I think the picture above was intended to be humorous. It's not. It really happened. Parents of wounded soldiers spoke to Kol Yisrael on Tuesday and shared some of the disturbing stories they had heard from their sons. They said soldiers have repeatedly seen young children in Sheijaya, Gaza, be sent out into the streets with guns to try to attack IDF troops. One parent reported that terrorists had run at IDF soldiers with a gun in one hand and a baby in the other, apparently in hopes that the soldiers would see the child and hold their fire....
  • If only the IDF had Mujahadeen Magical Munitions®

    07/22/2014 6:01:13 AM PDT · by ScaniaBoy · 4 replies
    Elder of Ziyon blog ^ | 22 July 2014 | Elder of Ziyon
    The IDF spends hundreds of millions of dollars and untold thousands of man-hours on high-tech weapons and low-tech methods meant to ensure the absolute minimum of innocent lives lost in a conflict. Advanced visual systems, multiple layers of legal consultation, and even thousands of pamphlets - all designed to keep innocent people alive while targeting the terrorists hiding among them. But it turns out that the Jewish state could have saved lots of that money and time. Because Hamas and the other terrorists have the most sophisticated, advanced weapons known to man. Mujahadeen Magical Munitions® are specially designed not to...
  • A blow to Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood as Israel crushes Hamas

    07/22/2014 5:53:43 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 2 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 07/22/14 | Dr. Ashraf Ramelah
    Experts in the Middle East conflict expected to see a demand on Israel to liberate particular terrorists as a ransom for the kidnapped boys. Such exchanges have been typical of the past. But why not this time? The answer: Hamas wanted to entice Egypt into warfare with Israel in order to help the Muslim Brotherhood regain power in Egypt. Hamas had a broader agenda for the kidnappings, murders, and rocket fire into Israel. Its aggression stirred up pro-Palestinian, pro-Hamas opinion by Egypt’s politicians, journalists and media in order to put pressure on Al-Sisi’s new government to help the “oppressed” Gazans....
  • How Long Before the Kremlin Fits DPR Commander Strelkov (Igor Girkin) with a Pair of Cement Shoes?

    07/22/2014 3:13:47 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 13 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 22 July 2014 | Reaganite Republican
    We all know he's lying, but Putin now cannot afford to tell the truth- and 'Igor the Terrible' knows way, way too much Live by the sword - die by the sword: The shady character running eastern Ukraine's pro-Moscow 'rebel' militia built his reputation on patriotism, guile, and cruelty: Igor Girkin -who took the non-de-guerre 'Igor Strelkov or 'Strelok' (shooter in Russian) for his part as a 'volunteer' in the Kremlin's ongoing land-grab in the Donbas- previously served as an FSB (post-1995 KGB) agent right up until March of 2013, held a top military-intelligence post in both Chechen wars, and had...
  • MH17: Pinning Everything on Putin Is Too Easy

    07/22/2014 2:04:20 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 39 replies
    Breitbart's London ^ | July 21, 2014 | M.E. Synon
    (VIDEO-AT-LINK)The British newspapers, like the British government, are pinning the blame for the Malaysian Airlines disaster on Putin. Most Americans, whether Democrats or Republicans, would see things the way these UK headlines do: "Putin is a pariah – he must be treated as such" "Britain and America implicate Russia in Flight MH17 missile attack" "Two British families killed by 'Putin the terrorist'" And over a column written by Prime Minister David Cameron, this headline: "This is an outrage made in Moscow" However, some well-informed conservatives in Britain are pointing the finger for the war in Ukraine not at Putin, but...
  • VA Fears Opening ‘Floodgates’ to Private Care

    07/21/2014 9:18:35 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 9 replies
    Military.com ^ | July 17, 2014 | Tom Philpott
    MILITARY UPDATE: VA Asks Hill Not To Open ‘Floodgates’ to Private Care.The ambitious push by Congress and its veteran affairs committees to swiftly solve a health care wait-time crisis for tens of thousands of veterans by granting access to private sector care appears to have run hard aground. After four weeks, House-Senate conferees, working through their staffs to iron out differences in separate veteran health reform bills, need some major breakthroughs, according to lawmakers and staff. “I am very concerned that this conference committee will end up taking a step backward for veterans’ health care in this country,” said Sen....
  • The reason why Israel destroyed the Hamas tunnels: they are perfect to launch a WMD attack

    07/21/2014 6:58:53 AM PDT · by ken5050 · 22 replies
    one man's opinion...
    Israel has moved forces into the Gaza strip, in response to the thousands of rockets that Hamas has launched into Israel; and also to degrade the tunnel network under Israeli soil. Hamas terrorists have emerged from the tunnels to kill and/or kidnap Israeli civilians, and IDF troops. But I suspect there's another, more compelling reason.
  • The American Flag Daily: First Bull Run

    07/21/2014 5:41:54 AM PDT · by Master Zinja · 3 replies
    The American Flag Daily ^ | July 21, 2014 | JasonZ
    On July 21, 1861, the First Battle of Bull Run (or First Manassas, as the Confederates referred to it) was fought outside of Washington D.C. in Virginia. Expecting the war to be a brief conflict to put down the rebellion, the Union Army instead was defeated at Bull Run and retreated in shambles to Washington. After the battle, both sides realized the Civil War would be a longer, bloodier conflict than most had previously expected.
  • MEXICANS FIRE HIGH CALIBER WEAPONS AT U.S. BORDER PATROL-THIS IS WAR!

    07/20/2014 6:44:05 PM PDT · by lbryce · 73 replies
    Tea Party Command Center Blogger Spot ^ | July 20, 2014 | Asst Natl Dir Melony B. DeFord
    U.S. Border Patrol agents on the American side of the Rio Grande were forced to take cover Friday night when high-caliber weaponry was fired at them from the Mexican side of the river, sources told FoxNews.com. The weapons were fired at the U.S. side of the riverbank in the area of the Rincon Peninsula across the Rio Grande from Reynosa, Mexico, at about 8:30 p.m., sources said. Bullets ricocheted into an area where Border Patrol agents were positioned, Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas, told FoxNews.com. Border Patrol sources confirmed Gohmert’s account, and said the shots may have been fired by .50-caliber...
  • All-Female ISIS Brigade Cracks Down on Women in Raqqa

    07/20/2014 5:14:08 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 35 replies
    ABC News ^ | July 20, 2014 | Ahmad Al-Bahri, deep in Syria
    (VIDEO-AT-LINK)Shortly after the Sunni militant group the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) retook control of Raqqa earlier this year, it created the al-Khansaa' Brigade, an all-female unit operating in the city. Its purpose is to apprehend civilian women in Raqqa who do not follow the organization's strict brand of Sharia law, including a mandate that all women be fully covered in public and that they be accompanied by a male chaperone. "We have established the brigade to raise awareness of our religion among women, and to punish women who do not abide by the law," says Abu Ahmad,...
  • Military Pride: These States Boast the Highest Enlistment Rates in America

    07/20/2014 5:01:51 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 15 replies
    The Independent Journal Review ^ | July 20, 2014 | Mike Miller
    While enlistment rates in the U.S. military vary by group, they also vary by state. Enlistment ranges from less than 3 per thousand in North Dakota to more than 7 per thousand in Florida and Maine. According to the Defense Department, differences exist at the regional level as well. In 2013, 44% of all military recruits came from the South, despite it having only 36% of the country’s 18-24 year-old civilian population. By contrast, the Northeast was the most underrepresented region of the country; only 14% of new enlistments came from this area, compared to 18% of its 18-24 year-old...
  • Hamas: Israeli soldier captured-Israeli Defense Forces aware of report, looking into it

    07/20/2014 4:21:08 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 3 replies
    KPRC-TV / CNN News ^ | July 20, 2014 | Josh Levs, Ben Brumfield, and Karl Penhaul
    Hamas claimed it captured an Israeli soldier Sunday on the deadliest day yet in the battle between Israel and Hamas militants in Gaza. The solider was taken during an early morning operation, according to Abu Obeida, a spokesman for Hamas' military wing, al-Qassam Brigades. He provided the supposed soldier's name and ID. "He is a prisoner, and if Zionists lie about the dead and wounded, then the fate of this soldier is their responsibility," the spokesman said. Gunfire and cheers erupted in Gaza in apparent celebration of the soldier's capture, according to CNN reporters on the ground. There was no...
  • Veterans show Obama how they turn their backs on him, as he has done to them

    07/20/2014 2:40:47 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 8 replies
    BizPac Review ^ | July 19, 2014 | Amanda Shea
    Angry veterans protested President Obama’s visit to Delaware to show their disdain for how the administration has treated them. The 25 protesters — led by Martin Nicholson, a veteran Marine – lined the street and turned their backs to the president’s passing motorcade. “We feel he’s turned his back on us veterans, so we’re going to turn our backs on him as he drives by on his motorcade to show our appreciation that he does not care about us veterans,” Nicholson told BuzzPo.com. Obama was in Delaware to discuss a recently damaged bridge, a topic the protesters call a waste...
  • Suomi K31 50 rd 9mm Quad Stack Magazine

    07/20/2014 7:24:17 AM PDT · by marktwain · 18 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 19 July, 2014 | Dean Weingarten
    A friend was telling me about an experience he had in the Phillipines, where CIA agents had quad stack magazines.   I told him that I had heard of them, but only remembered that the were of Scandinavian origin.   A little research revealed that they were for the Soumi K31 submachine gun, made in Finland.  Several other submachineguns were made that use the magazine.   A fair number of Swedish K  (M45) submachine guns can use them.   The Swiss M43/44 is a licensed copy of the Suomi, as is the Swedish/Danish M37/39 Here is an excellent YouTube video describing the magazine...
  • MH17 SMOKING GUN: 'Rebels' Caught Rushing EMPTY BUK Launcher Back to Russia

    07/19/2014 11:49:38 PM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 23 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 20 July 2014 | Reaganite Republican
    And some experts think it wasn't even 'rebels' operating it, they lack the (extensive) training required; rather, the killers were regular Russian troops... Kiev-loyalist spies reportedly filmed the launcher used in the attack being hurried to Russia - with two missiles missing (twitter) Apparently the Russians are finding it a bit more difficult to kill, lie, and cover-up in the citizen-journalist/internet era... More pics/maps/links at Reaganite Republican...
  • Cliven Bundy and the dangers of fueling extremism (NV desert Democrat's diabolical diatribe)

    07/19/2014 9:37:42 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 25 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | July 18, 2014 | Rep. Steven Horsford (D-Nevada)
    It has been more than three months since my constituents in Bunkerville, Nev., had their lives turned upside down by the standoff at the Bundy ranch. Although Bunkerville (population 1,300) is no longer in the media spotlight, life there has not returned to normal. The militia presence may have dwindled, but a sense of chaos and uncertainty lingers in my state and the broader American West. When news of a rebellious rancher facing off with federal agents broke in April, conservative media and politicians pounced, quickly lionizing Cliven Bundy as a patriot. They handed Bundy a megaphone, and self-proclaimed militia...
  • Cold War Déjŕ Vu

    07/19/2014 7:59:22 AM PDT · by darkwing104 · 1 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | July 19, 2014 | Jim Emerson, staff writer
    Russia will join Google, Microsoft and the NSA in collecting data on Americans by reopening their Signal Intelligence (SIGINT) listening post in Cuba. Russia struck a deal with Cuba, a direct result of the deterioration of the relationship between Russia and the United States over the situation in Syria and the crisis in the Ukraine. In a recent visit to the Island nation by Russian President Vladimir Putin, Cuba’s Raul Castro agreed to reopen the facility in return for Putin writing off 90% of Cuba’s debt to Russia. Lourdes The Lourdes SIGINT facility near Havana Cuba was the Former Soviet...
  • Veterans to Obama: You Turned Your Back on Us So We Will Turn Ours on You: Literally (VIDEO)

    07/18/2014 6:53:13 AM PDT · by Whenifhow · 14 replies
    http://www.tpnn.com/ ^ | July 18, 2014 | Jennifer Burke
    President Obama’s visit to Delaware was not met with all cheers and admiration as his photo-op shots might suggest. BuzzPo reports that a group of 25 veterans decided to show Obama just what they think about his poor treatment of America’s veterans. Eric Reed, founder of Gun Rights Across America, spoke with the organizer of the back turning protest, Martin Nicholson. A veteran of the U.S. Marine Corp, Nicholson gives the command to around 25 veterans to turn their backs to Barack Obama’s passing motorcade at approximately the 35-second mark. (Watch Video Below) They remain with their backs turned until...
  • The American Flag Daily: I Have Not Yet Begun To Fight

    07/18/2014 6:27:02 AM PDT · by Master Zinja · 4 replies
    The American Flag Daily ^ | July 18, 2014 | JasonZ
    July 18, 1792 is the date of John Paul Jones' death in France, following his service to the United States during the Revolutionary War (along with brief service to Russia afterward). During the Revolutionary War, he commanded Ranger in the defeat of HMS Drake, then later commanded Bonhomme Richard in the battle with HMS Serapis. Although Jones captured Serapis, the Richard sank following the battle, and Jones sailed the Serapis to Holland. To help Jones avoid charges of piracy, the "Serapis Flag" was entered into Dutch records as the flag he flew when he captured the ship, and it became...
  • Atrocity Over Ukraine

    07/18/2014 5:50:24 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 3 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 07/18/14 | Arnold Ahlert
    Yesterday, the conflict between Russian separatists and the Ukrainian government may have escalated to its most dangerous level to date. A Malaysia Airlines passenger jet carrying 295 people was shot down by a surface-to-air missile over Ukraine, approximately 35 miles from the Russian border.
  • Hiding Hamas’ Weapons at the UN

    07/18/2014 5:47:45 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 3 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 07/18/14 | Judi McLeod
    Things that shouldn’t be there have a way of turning up at the omnipresent installations of the world’s largest bureaucracy known as the United Nations. Back in the days when Kofi Annan was UN Secretary General, it was black boxes from crashed planes unearthed from filing cabinets at UN Manhattan headquarters.
  • Is Obama’s constant, inappropriate laughter a sign that he is suffering from a mental disorder?

    07/18/2014 4:30:41 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 63 replies
    Bookwormroom.com ^ | 7-17-2014 | Bookworm
    One of the classic signs of serious mental illness is “inappropriate affect.” In this context, “affect” is the emotional face we present to the world. To the extent that a narcissist’s only emotional fixed point is his own need, most of a narcissists affects are actually faked, but that doesn’t mean they’re inappropriate.The narcissist knows that it would harm his best interests if he were to giggle uncontrollably at a funeral or pick a fist fight with a patient in hospice. Normal people wouldn’t even think of doing such things (outside of the comedy universe), but a narcissist might want...
  • On this Day in 1962: Infantry Nuke Test

    07/18/2014 2:02:27 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 9 replies
    WeaponsMan blog ^ | July 17, 2014
    The USA fired its last above-ground nuclear test at a test site in Nevada on this day, 17 July, in 1962. The operation was a culmination exercise that brought together nuclear warhead tests (code-named Little Feller, as a nod to the W54 warhead’s light weight and low yield) and nuclear weapons employment maneuvers code-named Ivy Flats. The test was a pretty-much full-spectrum test of an actual tactical nuke, and a very unusual one — a nuclear infantry weapon called the Davy Crockett. A lot of tripe is written about the Davy Crockett, including that it could not fire a projectile...
  • Shameless Scumbag Vladimir Putin Blames Ukraine for What HIS Bone-Headed Thugs Did

    07/17/2014 9:40:41 PM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 101 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 18 July 2014 | Reaganite Republican
    If you look up 'shameless' in the dictionary... As a passenger liner with almost 300 people was shot-down, the Kremlin can see that this is the death for the underhanded crap they've been pulling in Ukraine, as for outside opinion anyway, they're toast. Vlad was trained how to lie, obfuscate, and deflect by the KGB, and he's usually pretty good at it. But this one really takes the cake: "This would not have happened if there were peace on this land ... and, certainly, the state over whose territory this occurred bears responsibility." Oh really? Not the lowlife GBU Colonel...
  • Dinesh D'Souza and My Guatemalan Jarhead Coworker

    07/17/2014 3:35:27 PM PDT · by IChing · 17 replies
    ClashDaily.com ^ | 7/17/14 | DonaldJoy
    In 2008, I was working at a job in the Virginia suburbs of the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area–an international community if there ever was one. For the job, employees at my work site were all required to be U.S. citizens in order to be hired.  Nonetheless, we had a work unit comprised of many foreign-born and second-generation “hyphenated” Americans; many Pakistanis, a few Puerto Ricans, several fairly recent arrivals from Africa, a couple of Asians, even some whites mixed in there, you name it. Being a federal contract situation, the company I was working for at the time, of course,...
  • Ann Coulter On Illegal Immigration: I Want The Same Fence That Israel Has

    07/17/2014 11:40:57 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 14 replies
    The Inquisitr News ^ | July 17, 2014
    Ann Coulter wants to see the United States get tougher on illegal immigration, and has a drastic proposal to stop the influx of people through America’s borders. The political pundit claims that President Barack Obama has done nothing to solve the recent border crisis, saying he has thrown money at the problem without really addressing it. “He may as well take his $3.7 billion and have a big bonfire, that would be better,” Coulter said in an interview with the Heritage Foundation’s new media operation The Daily Signal. Ann Coulter isn’t just blaming Democrats. She said Republicans have been complicit...
  • The American Flag Daily: The Culpeper Minutemen

    07/17/2014 3:46:20 AM PDT · by Master Zinja · 3 replies
    The American Flag Daily ^ | July 17, 2014 | JasonZ
    On July 17, 1775, The Culpeper Minutemen were organized in Virginia during the Revolutionary War. The Minutemen, including John Marshall, future Chief Justice of the U. S. Supreme Court, participated in the battles of Hampton and Great Bridge late in 1775 before being disbanded in January 1776. They are remembered also for their distinctive company flag, which we raise in their honor today.
  • Hundreds for a one [Google translated: German view on Ukrainian crisis]

    07/16/2014 7:34:50 PM PDT · by wetphoenix · 4 replies
    Junge Weit ^ | July 15, 2014 | Rüdiger Göbel
    Ukraine's President Poroshenko escalating war in the East. Comprehensive revenge for killed government soldiers. Report insurgents heavy losses Seconded by the Kiev transitional government military forces are to beat the resistance movement in eastern Ukraine devastating. The army has launched an offensive to the weekend. Ruthlessly cities are bombed, sometimes houses in neighboring Russia. The rebels said on Monday by heavy losses in their own ranks. In attacks of the Air Force 30 fighters were killed in Alexandrovka. This was announced, according to Interfax, a spokesman of the "Information Centre southeastern front," Konstantin Knirik, on Monday. The data are consistent...
  • ‘You Can Conquer Vast Territories Without Big Armies’

    07/16/2014 2:54:53 PM PDT · by Thistooshallpass9 · 6 replies
    TheTrumpet.com ^ | 14 July 2014 | Rishard Palmer
    Russia’s war with the West will go on, but in a much subtler form. "In the 21st century we have seen a tendency toward blurring the lines between the states of war and peace,” Russian Chief of General Staff Valery Gerasimov wrote in the Voyenno Promyshlennyy Kuryer (Military-Industrial Courier) last year. “Wars are no longer declared and, having begun, proceed according to an unfamiliar template.”