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  • Netanyahu and Jewish Survival

    03/03/2015 7:34:45 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 3 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 03/03/15 | Alan Caruba
    What Netanyahu also knows is that President Obama seems to have blind spot when it comes to the growing anti-Semitism that resembles what existed in the 1930s in Europe In 1933, approximately 9.5 million Jews lived in Europe, representing 1.7% of the total European population which, in turn, was about 60% of the Jewish world population, estimated to have been 15.2 million. By 1945, in the wake of the Holocaust, two out of every three Jews would be dead. By 2012 the global Jewish population by had reached 13.75 million. That is less than 0.2 percent of the world’s population....
  • World leaders will be yakking it up with snub-snit Obama in Situation Room

    03/03/2015 7:32:15 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 3 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 03/03/15 | Judi McLeod
    Netanyahu Congress Address: While Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is addressing a joint session of Congress, 11 a.m. this morning, President Barack Obama, Vice President Joe Biden, Secretary of State John Kerry and 34 Democrats will be ‘I am Charlie Hebdo’-like MIA. According to politico.com, (who only checked his schedule), Obama will be hunkered down in the White House storied Situation Room, talking—via video conference—to European leaders. Nothing like the Situation Room to hide in when the enemy of whom you are so envious is holding forth in front of Congress and public tuned in over the Internet worldwide.
  • Updates: Netanyahu Address To Congress

    03/03/2015 5:54:58 AM PST · by Biggirl · 1 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | March 3, 2015 | Joel B. Pollak
    Introduction: Israeli Prime Minister addresses Congress on Tuesday, March 3. His topic, as per Speaker of the House John Boehner, is to explain “the grave threats radical Islam and Iran pose to our security and way of life.” The invitation was announced after President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address in January, during which he vowed to veto any new Iran sanctions bills. Obama has also downplayed the threat of terror and declined to tackle “radical Islam.”
  • Obama exceeds Chamberlain by switching allegiance from ally to enemy

    03/02/2015 5:06:19 PM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 16 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 03/02/15 | A. Dru Kristenev
    Recognizing that statesmanship was replaced by political expedience long ago There is no comparison between supporting the survival of a nation and defending another nation’s violent intent. One is struggling for its very life, surrounded by enemies on virtually every side. The other is a theocratic foe to western countries, expending every resource on developing methods to destroy the West. In this scenario, why does the Leader of the Free World side with the menace rather than the underdog? We are watching the unraveling of order in the world as the Obama administration turns its back on a tried ally...
  • Executive Action Underway to Ban Bullets SATIRE

    03/02/2015 9:12:16 AM PST · by John Semmens · 12 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 1 March 2015 | John Semmens
    President Obama has ordered the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (BATFE) to write a regulation banning 5.56mm ammo. This is the type of bullet used in the AR-15 style semi-automatic—the top-selling rifle in the country. BATFE Director B. Todd Jones characterized the proposed new rule as “pure genius on the part of the President. The Second Amendment guarantees the right to bear arms. It doesn’t say anything about ammunition. By going after the bullets we skirt all the arguments the NRA uses to block government’s efforts to disarm the public.” Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, Rep. Bob...
  • Obama’s Threat of War Against Israel

    03/02/2015 8:45:10 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 10 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 03/02/15 | Douglas V. Gibbs
    Susan Rice, described "timing and partisan manner" of Netanyahu's visit as "destructive" for the U.S.-Israeli relationship - as if threatening to shoot down Israeli jet isn't There is an old saying. If Islam was to lay down its weapons in the Middle East, there would be no more war in the region. If Israel was to lay down its weapons in the Middle East, there would be no more Israel in the region. When a threat against Israel rises, time and time again the small Jewish nation launching a first strike has saved them from annihilation. The Democrat Party has...
  • Obama Negotiates Israel’s Destruction

    03/02/2015 8:40:36 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 6 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 03/02/15 | Alan Caruba
    If history is any guide, these negotiations will put the world on the path to a cataclysm that defies the imagination The strangest thing about Obama’s efforts to achieve friendly relations with Iran, something he has tried to do since he first took office in 2009, is that Iran has made it abundantly clear since its Islamic revolution in 1979 that it hates America and, in tandem, Israel as well. In an Iranian naval drill on February 25, Iran blew up a mock U.S. aircraft carrier near the entrance of the Persian Gulf. It was a full-size replica of the...
  • Vladimir Putin's 'Time of Troubles' (VERY Educational and Informative)

    03/02/2015 6:09:42 AM PST · by Reaganite Republican · 16 replies
    Kyiv Post ^ | 02 March 2015 | Alexei Bayer
    Supporters of slaughtered Russian opposition figure Boris Nemtsov march in Moscow yesterday, Sunday 01 March 2015 (twitter) There is no need to discuss whether Vladimir Putin personally gave the order to kill Boris Nemtsov, or whether it was given by someone else in the Kremlin - either to make the boss happy or, conversely, to put yet another stain on his long-besmirched reputation. Or whether Nemtsov was shot by some "patriotic" right-wing ghoul, acting on his own. As deputy head of the Kremlin administration Vyacheslav Volodin declared last October, speaking at the Valdai discussion forum in Sochi: "Russia will endure only...
  • Who the hell is Chelsea Manning?

    03/01/2015 9:30:28 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 6 replies
    American Thinker ^ | March 1, 2015 | E. M. Cadwaladr
    Recently, a friend sent me an article he was furious about. The title was: Hormone treatment approved for Chelsea Manning. The innocent question that popped into my head was: “Who the hell is Chelsea Manning?” Chelsea, it turns out, is none other than Bradley Manning, the Army intelligence analyst who turned over classified information to WikiLeaks in 2010. Well – at least I think that Chelsea is just Bradley in a stupid-looking wig; others apparently hold some different views. The article’s title pretty well summarized the rest of the pathetic story. A more apt title would have been: US Army...
  • MI: Gun Reforms go to Governor Snyder again

    03/01/2015 3:50:00 AM PST · by marktwain · 4 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 1 March, 2015 | Dean Weingarten
    Both houses of the Michigan legislature have passed their signature gun reform legislation.  The bills will be sent to Governor Snyder again.  In January, the Governor vetoed nearly identical bills over minor parts that had been trumpeted in the media as significant.   The legislature took out the minor parts of the bill that the media had objected to, and quickly passed the nearly identical legislation by large, vet-proof margins.  The bills make a large number of small changes to the administration of the concealed carry law, effectively making the law uniform state wide, and doing away with the 1920s...
  • Part of Obama’s “Fundamental Change” for America is destruction of the military

    02/28/2015 8:05:50 AM PST · by darkwing104 · 22 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | February 28, 2015 | Jim Emerson, staff writer
    If the United States is to remain a sovereign nation, she must have a strong military capable of defending both her shores and her citizens against attack. This means that in addition to protecting the homeland, American troops must also protect our interests abroad, including our allies. When all is said and done, the United States must have armed forces capable of fighting and winning wars on two regional fronts. This week The Heritage Foundation released its 2015 Index of U.S. Military Strength. In the report, Foundation’s Analysts wrote “The U.S. does not have the right force to meet a...
  • The Odds Of A War Between Israel And Iran Just Went Way Up

    02/27/2015 7:16:36 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 20 replies
    TEC ^ | 02/27/2015 | Michael Snyder
    Uh oh – Iran just got caught with both hands in the cookie jar. It turns out that even while Iran has been negotiating a “historic peace deal” with the western world, it has been secretly operating a huge underground nuclear enrichment site that it didn’t tell anyone about. But this is what the Iranians always do. They lie, lie and then lie some more. So how in the world can you make a deal with a government that absolutely refuses to tell the truth? These revelations about a secret underground nuclear facility just outside Tehran come at a time...
  • KERRY TO ROYCE: ‘PLEDGING ALLEGIANCE TO ISIL IS NOT NECESSARILY JOINING THE FIGHT

    02/27/2015 6:23:29 AM PST · by TexasCajun · 16 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | 26 Feb 2015 | ADELLE NAZARIAN
    On Wednesday, Secretary of State John Kerry told the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, chaired by Rep. Ed Royce (R-CA), that “Pledging allegiance to ISIL is not necessarily joining the fight.” Rep. Mo Brooks (R-AL) responded by asking, “So we’re going to wait until they kill a bunch of people before we attack them. Is that what you’re saying the administration’s fight is?” Kerry replied, “No. We are going to and see whether or not they are in fact, really joined in the fight against ISIL.” He explained his belief, and the administration’s policy, that “a group that simply embraces...
  • Gov. Sarah Palin Honors Veterans at 2015 CPAC

    02/26/2015 9:01:11 PM PST · by KC_Lion · 16 replies
    Convservatives4Palin ^ | February 26 2015 | iizthatiiz
    Governor Sarah Palin brought focus onto the military veterans who have served this nation in a powerful speech delivered at this year’s CPAC conference. Palin focused on the sacrifice veterans and their families have given to this country, and how our D.C. politicians and the current Obama administration have failed their service. It was a well received emotional speech that resonated strongly with the audience. After her remarks, Palin took a few questions from the event moderator. Palin was introduced by Medal Of Honor recipient Dakota Meyer to a packed audience at the Gaylord Resort in National Harbor, Maryland.
  • Five Rounds Standard issue for a U.S. Army Guard?

    02/26/2015 7:28:34 PM PST · by marktwain · 81 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 25 February, 2015 | Dean Weingarten
    I was either in, or worked for, the U.S. Army for over 30 years.  During that time I had some experience with what guards were issued for ammunition.   My brother brought my attention to a video done about F-15s in Bitburg, Germany, in 1981, at the height of the cold war, only a few year before NATO won.  It is titled "The Wing".  In the video you can see the Tech Sergeant being issued magazines.  He is issued four magazines, all have rounds in them.  He makes sure his chamber is clear, and inserts one magazine.  In the screen-shot...
  • What ISIS really Wants

    02/26/2015 6:14:41 AM PST · by Reverend Saltine · 23 replies
    The Atlantic.com ^ | February 25, 2015 | Graeme Wood
    ...Our ignorance of the Islamic State is in some ways understandable: It is a hermit kingdom; few have gone there and returned. Baghdadi has spoken on camera only once. But his address, and the Islamic State’s countless other propaganda videos and encyclicals, are online, and the caliphate’s supporters have toiled mightily to make their project knowable. We can gather that their state rejects peace as a matter of principle; that it hungers for genocide; that its religious views make it constitutionally incapable of certain types of change, even if that change might ensure its survival; and that it considers itself...
  • Vanity: Prayers needed for my Dad having a "Whipple procedure" tomorrow AM

    02/25/2015 6:20:43 PM PST · by DCBryan1 · 36 replies
    Web MD ^ | 25 FEB 15 | dcbryan1
    As you may already know, Dad has had alot of problems lately. He has early stage (T1) pancreatic Ductile adenocarcinoma (PDAC). He is having a Roux-en-y procedure tomorrow AM, followed by a "Whipple " procedure if the cancer doctors do not find any metastatic tissue. Any prayers for Jim Bryan (#4 all time Arkansas high school basketball scorer with 2,700+ points (before 3-points invented ) ) would be appreciated. Prayers also for St. Vincent's cancer surgeon team and Dr. Jones, too. Thanks!
  • Islamic State: Egypt wakes up—when will America and Russia?

    02/25/2015 10:30:43 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 14 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 02/25/15 | David Singer
    America and Russia must both be brain dead in ignoring Islamic State's increasing threat to their vital respective interests in the Middle East Whilst the American—led coalition continues its largely ineffectual air strikes in Iraq and Syria—Islamic State has spread its barbaric tentacles into Libya with alarming rapidity. Islamic State has claimed responsibility for: Attacking Tripoli’s downtown luxury hotel in January - the Corinthian - which left 11 dead The brutal mass beheading of 21 Egyptian Christian Copts A multi-pronged suicide attack that killed at least 45 people in the town al Qubbah in Libya’s east. Seizing the university in...
  • Obama’s Woes With VA Problems Expand to a Lying VA Secretary

    02/25/2015 10:21:46 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 13 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 02/25/15 | Judi McLeod
    Obama is the most incompetent, lying and untrustworthy, not to mention questionable ethics and suspicious dereliction of character ever to hold high office Only mere weeks into the scandals of Veterans Administration’s improper handlings and bingo; the story gets more odorous when Obama’s hand-picked Secretary of that federal agency admits he lied about his own military service. I have to ask you, the general public, is there anything this usurper of America’s highest executive, administrative, elected officer has done in a proper and legitimate way? I hear you now and I agree, he is the most incompetent, lying and untrustworthy,...
  • Hi-Ho, Hi-Ho, It’s Off to Mosul We’ll Go…

    02/24/2015 9:55:09 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 2 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 02/24/15 | Jim Yardley
    Only other thing that Obama will control is the date on which he will announce that anything that goes wrong will be someone else’s fault The past few days have mystified and infuriated those who occupy that demographic in America that is described as those with some knowledge of the military. That period also exposed the current administration’s pursuit of the defeat of the ISIS (or ISIL as it is called by our inordinately self-centered President) as a military Potemkin village. This plan or strategy apparently has been constructed with the sole purpose of impressing the ignorant with how fearlessly...
  • Trooper Shines Much-Needed Spotlight on Iraq Vets and Uranium Poisoning [2009 released]

    02/22/2015 3:35:00 PM PST · by huldah1776 · 11 replies
    Huffington Post ^ | February 18, 2015 | Joshua Kors
    ****snip*** The result is Trooper, a beautiful, heart-wrenching film that offers far more than empathy. It dares viewers to explore a disturbing corner of the Iraq War, a realm that no film has yet to touch: the blight of depleted uranium poisoning, which has infected thousands of Iraq veterans but is yet to be acknowledged by the Pentagon and is virtually unknown to the American public. ****snip*** Trooper has just been released on iTunes, Xbox, Vimeo, Playstation, Google Play, and Shaw on Demand. Martini spoke with me about creating the film and why Iraq and the depleted uranium scandal was...
  • Don't go to war with the President we have

    02/22/2015 1:55:00 PM PST · by moneyrunner · 19 replies
    The Virginian ^ | 2/21/2015 | Moneyrunner
    There were news reports yesterday that there was going to be an attack by American, Iraqi and Kurdish forces on ISIS in Mosul. The attack is scheduled for a month or two or three from now: April, May or possibly later. Please don't. This is a disaster waiting to happen. Forget the reasons given for telegraphing our intentions months ahead of time. They make no logical sense. What will happen is that the ISIS forces will have months to prepare, to reinforce, to dig in, to booby trap ... in other words to create a killing field. And it will...
  • There Will Always Be War

    02/22/2015 9:58:07 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 8 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 02/22/15 | Alan Caruba
    Our next President will have to commit to destroying ISIS. There is no alternative. That is history’s primary lesson We begin with the reality that the United States and many other nations are at war with militant Islamists. They are a growing army of religious zealots murdering Christians, Jews, others who are not Muslim, and even other Muslims. In my youth America knew how to win wars. In Europe it bombed Germany into submission, leading its allies in an invasion that left Germany divided for decades until the Soviet Union collapsed. In Asia Truman dropped two atomic bombs on Japan...
  • The US Navy, Marines, and Army (sort of) in Libya—1805

    02/22/2015 9:56:11 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 2 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 02/22/15 | Jim O'Neill
    Saddle up our high horses and gallop to America's rescue Take advantage of the enemy’s unpreparedness; travel by unexpected routes and strike him where he has taken no precautions.—Sun Tzu (circa 544-496 BC) The Art of War From the halls of Montezuma To the shores of Tripoli; We fight our country’s battles In the air, on land and sea…. —USMC Hymn Nearly a thousand years after Islamists attacked Rome and desecrated the Tomb of St. Peter (846 AD) America got its turn at bat against Muslims during the 1st Barbary War (1801-1805). Fighting Muslims overseas no doubt helped to build...
  • A ‘Sheepdog’ at Work: Pharmacist Shoots, Kills Armed Robber

    02/21/2015 11:49:48 PM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 11 replies
    NRO - The National Review Online ^ | February 21, 2015 | David French
    [VIDEO] One of the many controversial aspects of American Sniper was Chris Kyle’s father’s brief speech about sheep (people living their lives in a state of vulnerability), wolves (those who prey on the vulnerable), and sheepdogs (those who protect the vulnerable). For Kyle’s father, and for many of us, the question goes to one of core identity. How do you choose to live? I first heard the “sheepdog” speech almost 20 years ago, when my mentor in the practice of law (a Marine captain) told it to me over lunch when I was barely out of law school. I thought...
  • Rand Paul Questions Motives of Republican Hawks, But Not Obama's - Tough on Repubs, soft on Obama

    02/21/2015 11:36:53 PM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 68 replies
    TWS - The Weekly Standard ^ | February 21, 2015 | Stephen F. Hayes
    Rand Paul chided Rudy Giuliani for comments the former New York City mayor made about Barack Obama's love for his country. In a television interview with local Louisville station WAVE, Paul said, “it's one thing to disagree on policy” but “it’s a mistake to question people’s motives.”It's an admirable principle. But it’s one that Paul routinely abandons when he talks about hawks in his own party.On at least two separate occasions, Paul accused Dick Cheney of taking the country to war to enhance Halliburton’s profits. At a campaign appearance in Montana on behalf of his father in 2008, Paul noted...
  • Giuliani Destroys Obama in Epic Arizona Speech, Feb 13, 2015

    02/21/2015 10:14:09 PM PST · by Art in Idaho · 59 replies
    Fox News ^ | February 19, 2015 | Rudy Giuliani
    Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani blasted President Barack Obama, saying in a recent speech that Israeli Prime Minster Bejamin Netanyahu is a “a man who fights for his people, unlike our president.” Guiliani’s comments came during a Feb. 13 speech on countering Islamic extremism at the Iranian-American Community of Arizona.
  • Michael Moore's Absurd Attack on 'American Sniper' | ZoNation

    02/21/2015 9:31:23 PM PST · by Impala64ssa
    You Tube ^ | PJ Media
    Hear why Zo is so upset about Michael Moore's recent comments about "American Sniper" and the U.S. military.
  • Will there be a post-Obama purge after 2016?

    02/21/2015 1:47:41 PM PST · by Usagi_yo · 46 replies
    2/21/2015 | Vanity
    Which GOP presidential hopeful is more likely to have a definitively planned purge of Obamites and Islamunazis across the spectrum of government. Would it be nice to have that part of a GOP candidates campaign platform?
  • VETS DRIVE YELLOW NYC

    02/21/2015 10:55:51 AM PST · by LeoWindhorse · 8 replies
    Vets Drive Yellow NYC ^ | 2/21/2015 | VetsDriveYellowNYC
    VETS DRIVE YELLOW IS A COALITION OF NYC TAXI GARAGE OWNERS WHO ARE LOOKING TO HIRE VETS TO DRIVE YELLOW CABS IN NEW YORK CITY. AS MANY VETERANS RETURN HOME AND DISCHARGE FROM THE MILITARY, OR ARE LOOKING TO MAKE SOME EXTRA MONEY WHILE ACTIVE OR ON RESERVES, GARAGE OWNERS ARE ACTIVELY SEEKING NEW DRIVERS. MANY PEOPLE DON'T KNOW WHERE TO BEGIN. WE ARE HERE TO HELP! VETS DRIVE YELLOW NYC WILL PROVIDE VETERANS ACCESS TO AFFILIATED GARAGES IN THE FIVE BOROUGHS. THESE GARAGES WILL NOT ONLY GUIDE YOU THROUGH THE PROCESS OF OBTAINING A HACK LICENSE, BUT THEY WILL...
  • 40th makes its return official. Recent deployment has soldiers in seven countries

    02/21/2015 9:52:02 AM PST · by SandRat · 1 replies
    FORT HUACHUCA — A time-honored Army tradition officially marked the return of the 40th Expeditionary Signal Battalion to its home post in Arizona Friday morning. Signifying its return, the battalion stood on Brown Parade Field as the unit’s flag, held by Spc. Jessica Mortimer, was uncased and unfurled by the battalion’s commander, Lt. Col. David Thomas, and Command Sgt. Maj. John Reinburg.
  • The B-52 Is Becoming A Terrifyingly Intelligent Smart Weapons Truck

    02/20/2015 8:08:21 PM PST · by lbryce · 53 replies
    Foxtrot Alpha Jalopnik ^ | January 16, 2015 | Tyler Rogoway
    The B-52 has only been able to carry smart weapons on its external pylons, with its internal weapons bay being relegated to nuclear and dumb bombs, as well as some older cruise missiles. Now, the iconic 60 year old Stratofortress is finally getting a new 'smart' rotary weapons rack and other upgrades that will more than double its smart weapons punch. You could say that the B-52's empty weapons bay has been the most under-utilized real estate in the entire USAF. Even as the B-52's utility morphed over the decades (from a nuclear interdiction option, to a carpet bomber,...
  • Dig Site May Hold Marine Missing from Vietnam War

    02/20/2015 11:05:20 AM PST · by w1n1 · 6 replies
    wsj ^ | 2/20/2015 | Matt Burke
    The newly established Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency has dispatched a remains recovery team to the Cambodian island of Koh Tang, where three Marines were left behind following the final battle of the Vietnam War. The excavation site is believed to hold the remains of Lance Cpl. Joseph Hargrove, Pfc. Gary Hall or Pvt. Danny Marshall, according to official documents from DPMAA’s predecessor, the Joint Prisoners of War, Missing in Action Accounting Command. The three-man gun team was left behind in the confusion of a troop withdrawal following a brutal May 15, 1975, battle between about 200 U.S. Marines and entrenched...
  • Will Obama abandon 300 Marines in Iraq; betray them to ISIS butchers?

    02/20/2015 10:05:16 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 71 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 2/20/15 | Glenn MacDonald, Major USARMY (Ret)
    It’s only a matter of time. The neighboring town of Al-Baghdadi is said to be 90 percent under ISIS control. Even Pentagon flak, ADM John Kirby, admits the main air base at Al-Asad, where more than 300 U.S. Marines have been training Iraqi troops, is under daily mortar attack. The most recent attack, on the base itself, was conducted by 25 ISIS terrorists, all of whom were killed before the fight was over. Several of the fanatics were wearing explosive vests they detonated before they could be slain. This was obviously a probe. A much-larger attack is only days or...
  • Dems urge Boehner to delay Netanyahu address to Congress

    02/19/2015 11:45:23 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 41 replies
    The Hill ^ | February 19, 2015 | Cristina Marcos
    A group of 23 liberal House Democrats urged Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) on Thursday to delay Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's address to Congress next month. In the letter spearheaded by Reps. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.), Steve Cohen (D-Tenn.) and Maxine Waters (D-Calif.), the lawmakers argued that Netanyahu was being used as a "political tool" against President Obama. "As members of Congress who support Israel, we share concern that it appears that you are using a foreign leader as a political tool against the president," they wrote. Netanyahu's March 3 address will be just two weeks before the Israeli elections and...
  • How Many Scheming ISIS Cells Already on US Soil?

    02/19/2015 9:26:37 AM PST · by Reaganite Republican · 33 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 19 February 2015 | Reaganite Republican
    Now that a senior FBI official has admitted openly that it is 'virtually impossible' to screen out terrorists that could be hiding among the thousands of Syrian 'refugees' (heading soon to American cities), maybe we need to be asking why the US is absorbing ANY of these people, when ISIS have said themselves they plan to infiltrate Europe/US disguised as refugees?  What about the other 200 frickin' countries in this world- like an Muslim one! Wouldn't that make a lot more sense? Send them to Turkey, so they can return to Syria/Iraq once ISIS is fully neutralized...The U.S. simply...
  • Today we honor the Men of Iwo Jima

    02/19/2015 8:47:56 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 20 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 2/19/15 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    Seventy years ago today the United States Marine Corp sent waves of teenaged men onto the black foreboding beaches on a Japanese held island called Iwo Jima. Capturing Iwo Jima was essential to the American war against Japan as it offered a place for battered bombers to safely land and save the lives of hundreds of airmen returning from sorties over Japan in barely flyable planes. The average age of these men was just under nineteen. They knew what was at stake and charged up Iwo’s beaches sometimes straight into enemy machine gun fire that would have stopped lesser soldiers....
  • Obama Appoints Terrorist Supporter to Head Up New Counterterrorism Messaging Center

    02/19/2015 12:06:33 AM PST · by Reverend Saltine · 31 replies
    PamelaGeller.com ^ | February18, 2015 | Pamela Geller
    In yet another stunning development in Obama’s plan to turn the war on terror over to the terrorists, he’s ramping up a counter-defense headed up by a terror-tied operative, Rashad Hussain. Over 80 people will staff the newly-empowered center. It seems Obama is turning the war on terror over to the terrorists. Rashad Hussain is a hafiz, one who has committed the Quran memory. He currently serves as Obama’s special envoy to the Organization of Islamic Cooperation. I wrote about Hussain’s ties to the Muslim Brotherhood back in 2010 when Obama first appointed him as special envoy to the Organization...
  • EDUCATION, POVERTY, POLITICAL VIOLENCE AND TERRORISM: IS THERE A CAUSAL CONNECTION?

    02/18/2015 12:27:40 PM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 20 replies
    NBER Working Papers Series ^ | July 2002 | Alan B. Krueger and Jitka Maleckova, Natl Bureau of Economic Research
    [snip] Conclusion - The evidence we have assembled and reviewed suggests there is little direct connection between poverty, education and participation in terrorism and politically motivated violence. Indeed, the available evidence indicates that, compared with the relevant population, participants in Hezbollah’s militant wing in the late 1980s and early 1990s were at least as likely to come from economically advantaged families and have a relatively high level of education as they were to come from impoverished families without educational opportunities. We should caution, however, that the evidence we have considered is tentative due to data limitations. In addition, our focus...
  • Watch Live: Military Service Initiative Summit February 18, 2015

    02/18/2015 10:23:47 AM PST · by huldah1776
    George W. Bush Presidential Center ^ | February 18, 2015 | N/A
    On February 18th, the George W. Bush Institute at the Bush Center will host its second national Summit in support of post-9/11 veterans and military families. Leaders from the public and private sectors will examine how to empower communities, non-profit organizations, business and philanthropy to more effectively serve our transitioning warriors and their families. During the Summit, the George W. Bush Institute’s Military Service Initiative will release new research and functional tools that will enable funders to make more informed investment decisions, and veteran and military serving non-profits to better provide services and enduring outcomes for a successful transition. The...
  • The growth of Islamic extremism, a byproduct of nuclear talks with Iran

    02/18/2015 8:19:23 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 5 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 02/18/15 | Amir Basiri
    Involving Iran in the Iraq crisis will neither stop their nuclear bomb ambitions, nor ISIS. In fact, it will actually strengthen the ISIS terror machine and the extremely violent crimes seen by Shiite militants While U.S. President Barack Obama is pressing to finalize a nuclear agreement with Iran, a growing number of congressmen and officials from allied states, especially in the Middle East, are expressing deep concerns over the framework of the deal being shaped. During the course of these talks, the Obama administration is reluctant in showing any reaction vis-a-vis Iran’s increasing crusade to expand its influence across the...
  • Clinton Foundation accepting money from foreign governments [necessary for charity work]

    02/17/2015 11:07:36 PM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 15 replies
    The Hill ^ | February 17, 2015 | Jesse Byrnes
    Countries including the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, and Oman have collectively contributed millions to the Clinton Foundation, which has dropped a self-imposed ban on donations from foreign governments, The Wall Street Journal reported late Tuesday. The foundation's decision to again begin accepting foreign contributions will likely raise new questions, just as Hillary Clinton prepares for the expected launch of her 2016 White House bid in the coming months. The U.S. prohibits foreign citizens from donating to American campaigns. The ban, which prohibited donations not approved by State Department ethics officials, took effect in 2009 after Hillary Clinton became secretary...
  • ISIS doesn’t need killing. They need jobs!

    02/17/2015 7:22:45 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 59 replies
    Questions and Observations ^ | February 17, 2015 | Bruce McQuain
    To describe our State Department (and it’s spokes person) as boneheaded is an insult to boneheaded people. Here’s State Department Spokesperson Marie Harf and, of all people, MSNBC’s Chris Matthews: MATTHEWS: How do we stop this? I don’t see it. I see the Shia militias coming out of Baghdad who are all Shia. The Sunnis hate them. The Sunnis are loyal to ISIS rather than going in with the Shia. You’ve got the Kurds, the Jordanian air force and now the Egyptian air force. But i don’t see any — If i were ISIS, I wouldn’t be afraid right now....
  • ITALY MOBILIZES 5,000-STRONG MILITARY FORCE TO FIGHT ISIS IN LIBYA

    02/17/2015 1:18:59 PM PST · by Reverend Saltine · 42 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | February 17, 2015 | Jordan Shachtel
    The government of Italy appears to be taking seriously the threats posed by the Islamic State (ISIS) to its nation. Italian officials said on Monday that they are considering sending 5,000 troops into Libya to combat the country’s burgeoning jihadist presence. In a recent video purportedly produced by the Islamic State’s Libya affiliate, the group slaughtered twenty-one Christians and vowed to seek out Rome as its next target. “And we will conquer Rome, by Allah’s permission, the promise of our prophet, peace be upon him,” a North American English-accented militant leader said after his comrades slaughtered the Christian hostages. Italian...
  • Wouldn't It Be Advisable to Exterminate As Many ISIS Scum as Is Military Possible RIGHT NOW?

    02/17/2015 10:08:20 AM PST · by Reaganite Republican · 41 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 17 February 2015 | Reaganite Republican
    Making an example of the so-called 'Islamic State' by promptly killing as many as we can find (at least in Iraq and Syria) would stop the movement in it's bloody tracks -while serving as an example to would-be jihadis and their backers worldwide, for years to come. And almost everybody else on Earth would be far better off without them. Pacifism and half-measures have not gotten the job done, nor has hiding from the threat of radical Islam in general, and ISIS in particular- they just keep getting closer, and closer, and closer...When I see these pictures of them marching...
  • The Democratic case for Impeachment

    02/17/2015 9:24:10 AM PST · by Reverend Saltine · 27 replies
    AmericanThinker.com ^ | February 17, 2015 | Derrick Wilburn
    With each new extra-constitutional action taken by President Obama (they’re slowly becoming too numerous to count) a chorus of impeachment talk inevitably rises then just as inevitably fades. Conventional wisdom is that hardline establishment Republicans or Tea Party-backed hyper-partisans would be the ones to lead the impeachment charge. But in this case, conventional wisdom is flawed. The ones who ought to be doing any and everything within their power to impeach and remove this president are our nation’s Democrats! Barack Obama is doing damage to the Democrat Party that, while not irreparable, may well take decades if not longer to...
  • Mind control: bury logic, bury imagination

    02/17/2015 9:10:25 AM PST · by Reverend Saltine · 1 replies
    Jon Rappoport's Blog ^ | February 17, 2015 | Jon Rappoport
    Mind control: bury logic, bury imagination By Jon Rappoport February 17, 2015 http://www.nomorefakenews.com Here are several notes from the years 1999-2010, while I was preparing my collection, The Matrix Revealed. They take up the subject of reality-construction, mind control, mind freedom, and creative power. “You have to understand that there are dimensions. In the dimension we call the world, a person needs logic. He needs it badly. He needs to be able to analyze and take apart things and put them back together again. He needs to identify flaws in reasoning and discover deceptions. He needs to recognize formal arguments...
  • Beyond Anti-Semitism

    02/17/2015 8:53:07 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 5 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 02/17/15 | Alan Caruba
    Whether Israel, the U.S. can survive an inevitable attack, whether the rest of the world can avoid slipping into a new Dark Age rooted in the seventh century I read Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s recent call to European Jews to move to Israel in the wake of the attacks in Paris and in Copenhagen. “Israel is your home. We are preparing and calling for the absorption of mass immigration from Europe,” was Netanyahu’s message to those considering leaving their home nations. By 2012 about 43% of the world’s Jewish community lived in Israel, making it the country with the...
  • Victory over ISIS found in last words uttered by Christians

    02/17/2015 8:32:10 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 18 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 02/17/15 | Judi McLeod
    "Ya Yassou'a" -- Oh Jesus!" The blood of the innocents turned the sea red when ISIS slaughtered 21 Coptic Christians on a lonely Libyan beach on Feb. 15, 2015, but that should never be allowed to stand as the end of their story. In the ongoing horrific rampage of ISIS Islamic terrorists, those slaughtered all for being Christian are forgotten as soon as YouTube proof of the newly slaughtered begins going viral on the Internet. This time the blood of innocents turned the sea red when hiding-behind-face-masks ISIS terrorists slaughtered 21 Coptic Christians on a beach. Still, sensationalizing news outlets...
  • What Is Obama's ISIS Strategy?

    02/17/2015 4:31:53 AM PST · by LeoMcNeil · 25 replies
    Leo McNeil ^ | February 17, 2015 | Leo McNeil
    Charles Martel and the Holy Roman Empire kept the Muslims out of Europe on two separate occasions. Today Europe has all but abandoned its Christian past and has allowed Muslims to come unfettered into their countries. ISIS is busy chopping the heads off of Egyptian Coptic Christians in Libya, putting that group on the doorstep of Europe. Meanwhile in Europe has been subjected to one Muslim terrorist attack after another. European Jews don’t have socialists with Hitler sympathies to fear, they have Muslims to fear. A synagogue in Denmark was attacked over the weekend leaving one dead. In the Paris...