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  • Official Lies Mask Russian and Chinese Aggression

    09/02/2014 7:30:18 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 2 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 09/02/14 | Cliff Kincaid
    Obama is acting like an agent of influence for the Russians, determined to obscure the reality of what is happening in front of our eyes. Even the liberal media couldn’t defend President Obama’s bizarre public statement about having no strategy to confront the Islamic State terrorist group. But many in the media went along with his failure to describe the Russian invasion of Ukraine as an invasion. Asked directly if he considered the “escalation in Ukraine an invasion,” Obama said on Thursday, “I consider the actions that we’ve seen in the last week a continuation of what’s been taking place...
  • Calgary—Jihadi Capital of Canada

    09/02/2014 7:28:00 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 2 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 09/02/14 | Arthur Weinreb
    Calgary is a permissive city when it comes to beating up Jews or perceived Jews and running to Syria to fight against the West On Friday, Steven Blaney, Canada’s Minister of Public Safety, released the 2014 Public Report on the Terrorist Threat to Canada. This year’s report highlights the threat to the country from homegrown terrorists. According to the report, by early 2014 the government has calculated 130 people have left Canada for Somalia, Syria and Afghanistan to fight for terrorist groups. Some have returned to Canada while others are believed to still be fighting or dead. What has been...
  • Former Reagan Advisor Calls-Out Obama's Abandonment of FORMAL Guarantee or Ukrainian Borders

    09/02/2014 4:23:41 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 10 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 02 September 2014 | Reaganite Republican
    Dear Mr. President: If your word (and, by extension, that of the United States) means anything, now is the time to prove it. On Sept. 4-5, you will be attending the NATO Summit in Wales. It will offer you a unique opportunity to demonstrate to the many doubters and scoffers around the world that you, personally, and the United States, as a global superpower, still stands behinds it commitments, and its policies still carry weight. Regardless of how tired we all are in meeting military challenges and aggression, we endanger world peace and the future of our children if we...
  • Marines' laser weapon targeting enemy drones revealed

    09/01/2014 9:53:52 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 4 replies
    Fox News ^ | June 16, 2014 | Allison Barrie
    (VIDEO-AT-LINK)Watch out, enemy drones. The U.S. military is developing laser weapons to smite you. The Office of Naval Research announced last week that it is building a laser weapon that will be able to shoot down aerial drones, spelling big trouble for any enemy who tries to target the U.S. Marines. GBAD – Ground-Based Air Defense Directed Energy On-the-Move – is a laser weapon designed to be installed on the Marines’ Humvees, Joint Light Tactical Vehicles and other light tactical ground vehicles. Intended to provide an affordable alternative to traditional firepower, GBADs could prevent enemy drones from tracking and targeting...
  • New Panoramic Images Show Area 51's New Mystery Hanger Is Gigantic

    08/31/2014 6:59:51 AM PDT · by Duke C. · 43 replies
    Foxtrot Alpha ^ | Aug 30,2014 | Tyler Rogoway
    [snip]So why would the USAF build a hangar tall enough to house a jumbo jet? Maybe they are hedging their investment to accommodate presently unknown future projects, or there is something in the works that has a fairly massive, and very much un-stealthy vertical tail.
  • A photo showing John McCain with ISIS leader Abu Bakr Al Baghdadi (Video included

    08/30/2014 10:58:35 AM PDT · by Laissez-faire capitalist · 34 replies
    YouTube via Investment Watch ^ | August 25, 2014 | Staff
    Syrian Emergency Task Force... Voice of Mouaz Moustafa, Executive Director, Syrian Emergency Task Force
  • McInerney: The U.S. Is Losing Its Global Status (Video)

    08/30/2014 8:39:01 AM PDT · by Whenifhow · 39 replies
    https://www.youtube.com ^ | August 30, 2014 | You Tube
    We have never seen leadership like this out of the White house -that I know of- in our history. There’s a difference between civilian rule and authority and their allegiance to the constitution to protect the United States against all enemies foreign and domestic and we are getting into that crossover point where the president and the white house is moving into dereliction of duty because we are not at an increased readiness state and we are taking no steps to respond like we should have done in Benghazi and so we are in a very dangerous situation where the...
  • Why Did The Chechen Cross The Road?

    08/29/2014 2:37:30 PM PDT · by IChing · 4 replies
    ClashDaily.com ^ | 8/29/14 | Donald Joy
    By whatever sneaky means (or otherwise) they arrive and remain in our country, today’s border-crossers are “just coming here for a better life,” so we are told by most of the so-called authorities. Pay no attention to that swarthy Muslim man behind the mailbox, as he leaves a backpack at the intersection crosswalk, near the finish-line crowd of the big marathon race in your nearest major American city. Trying to get liberals and moderates in both major parties to acknowledge the grisly, barbaric, true nature of Islam (or of modern Mexican/Central American cartel-dominated culture, for that matter) is like trying...
  • Putin Storms Ukraine

    08/29/2014 7:53:22 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 6 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/29/14 | Arnold Ahlert
    Vladimir Putin's expansionist urges Yesterday, Ukrainian President Petro O. Poroshenko declared that Russia had invaded his nation. Col. Andriy Lysenko, spokesman for the Ukrainian military, confirmed that two armored columns of Russian forces, replete with tanks and armored fighting vehicles, captured the town of Novoazovsk on the Sea of Azov near the Russian border. Ukrainian troops were forced to retreat in the face of superior fighting power that included Grad missiles launched from Russian territory. “Our border servicemen and guardsmen retreated as they did not have heavy equipment,” Lysenko said in a statement. NATO released a series of satellite images...
  • Putin/Cronies Operate Aggressive, Criminal State-w/in-a-State Void of Philosophy, Principle or Shame

    08/29/2014 6:31:08 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 8 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 29 August 2014 | Reaganite Republican
    With the Russian invasion of Eastern Ukraine -just like Sarah Palin (and I) warned you about over five years ago- Vladimir Putin and his tight, sinister inner circle have betrayed themselves for what they really are- a (rogue) state within a state. More specifically, the Putin regime is a criminal organization that enjoys the protection of the state in which it resides...  Obsessively consumed by self interests and corrupt by nature, they can't stop what they have started... these are men who lie even when the truth would do them far better service. Alas, one major defeat, step-down, or admission of error...
  • Putin the Humanitarian Despot

    08/28/2014 7:16:01 PM PDT · by dignitasnews · 2 replies
    Dignitas News Service ^ | August 28, 2014 | Paul M Winters
    Better than other world leaders, Russia's Vladimir Putin has mastered the language of meaningless intention. In a world where nearly every companies mission statement includes calls to "make the world a better place" and meaningless advocacy groups spend the bulk of their contributions on "spreading awareness," modern civilization has increasingly shown itself willing to disregard results and reward those who display "good intention," without concern for what roads this leads to. For his part, Putin has successfully gambled on western gullibility by endlessly uttering the term "humanitarian" to any number of his despotic maneuvers. While the world watches in disbelief...
  • FL: 89-Year-Old Wins Gunfight with Career Criminal

    08/28/2014 2:18:30 PM PDT · by marktwain · 35 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 28 August, 2014 | Dean Weingarten
    A decorated WWII veteran, who never fired a shot while overseas, won a battle with a robber half his age on Saturday.   The hand to hand combat lasted until Arthur M. Lewis and the robber were both exhausted.   Lewis had shot the robber six times, four times in the chest, once in the arm and once in the wrist and leg.  Lewis himself was wounded with a graze to his left arm. Lewis' girlfriend says that people think of him as frail, but he is anything but frail. The alleged robber, Lennard Patrick Jervis, has been arrested...
  • a threat assessment of the islamic state

    08/28/2014 12:21:07 PM PDT · by jmaroneps37 · 2 replies
    coachisright.com ^ | August 28, 2014 | Jim Emerson
    The Islamic state in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) was created in the spring of 2010. It has evolved from a rag tag group of terrorists to become a full blown Army those now controls large swaths of territory across Syria and northern Iraq. In June 2014, ISIL’s founder Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, declared the captured territory a caliphate and shortened its name to Islamic State. The Combating Terrorism Center at West Point ran an article by Michael Knights detailing the raise of the terrorist organization from the fall of al Qaeda in Iraq to the rise of the Islamic state....
  • Mexican Diplomat: Sgt. Tahmooressi Will Be Released 'Sooner or Later'

    08/28/2014 8:17:41 AM PDT · by Rusty0604 · 19 replies
    Breitbart California ^ | 08/28/2014 | Adelle Nazarian
    NAPA, California -- Mexico's Consul General in San Francisco, Andrés Roemer, told Breitbart News this week that jailed United States Marine Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi, who has been held for over 150 days in a Mexican prison on gun charges, could be released "sooner or later." In an interview with Breitbart News on Tuesday, outside of Napa's Crosswalk Community Church, Roemer said he believed it was only a matter of time before Sgt. Tahmooressi's release. "That's what I think. I'm not the judge... But I think so," he said. "We have to respect the judicial system in Mexico [just] as in...
  • VA customer relations training equates vets angry over care with … Oscar the Grouch

    08/28/2014 3:19:19 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 10 replies
    Hot Air ^ | August 27, 2014 | Ed Morrissey
    Needless to say, the Department of Veteran Affairs has had its public-relations challenges this year. The wait-list scandal cost Eric Shinseki his Cabinet post, and the families of dozens of dead veterans in Phoenix claim it cost the lives of those men, even though the government officially exonerated itself this week. A new report from the Philadelphia Inquirer shows that the VA has busied itself with an effort to cheer up veterans by asking its staff to think of them as … Oscar the Grouch? The beleaguered Department of Veterans Affairs depicted dissatisfied veterans as Oscar the Grouch in a...
  • Decapitating the U.S. Military

    08/27/2014 10:05:04 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 5 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/27/14 | Alan Caruba
    Obama administration has waged its own war on America’s capacity to meet the needs of our national security Many Americans were shocked by the Islamic State video of the beheading of the photo journalist James Foley. Perhaps they had already forgotten the decapitation of Wall Street Journal journalist, Daniel Pearl in 2002. Most certainly, the memory of the murder of nearly 3,000 on September 11, 2001, with the destruction of the World Trade Towers has begun to recede. What most do not know is that decapitation is a requirement in the Islamic holy war and holy book, the Koran.
  • Understanding Islamic Extremists: Convert or Die

    08/26/2014 8:52:25 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 8 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/26/14 | Dick Field
    Understanding Islamic Extremists, Convert or DieJust who are these terrible religious fanatics? They are known as ISIS (the Islamic State of Syria) or ISIL (the Islamic State of Levant) and their objective is to establish a world-wide Caliphate (Kingdom of Islam) and subjugate or destroy all other states. Recently, their leader Amirul-Mu’minin Abu Bakr al-Qurashi al-Baghdadi issued a message to the Mujahideen (warriors for Islam) and the Muslim Ummah (people of Islam) in the month of Ramadan that is a call for all true believers to emigrate to all non-Muslim countries of the world, especially western democracies and when the...
  • ISIS Mission Impossible: Catching Obama’s attention

    08/26/2014 7:44:14 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 4 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/26/14 | Judi McLeod
    Peter Pan Golfer in the White House just doesn’t give a damn The digital jihadists who came up with a new social networks campaign in a desperate attempt “to ratchet up pressure on U.S. President Barack Obama”, are headed in the same direction Mrs. Barack Obama ended up in when she tried the same thing on ISIS Boko Haram pals with her epic fail #BringBackOurGirls hashtag: Nowhere. “The ISIS militants want Obama to respond to their threats to execute American captive journalist Steven Sotloff. The well-planned campaign—which includes pre-formulated tweets, images and instructions for dissemination, all under the hashtag #StevensHeadInObamasHands—is...
  • The “Sunni Turn” Against The “Shiite Crescent”: The Strategic Stupidity Of Washington Created ISIS

    08/26/2014 6:12:25 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 6 replies
    David Stockman Contra Corner ^ | 08/27/2014 | Justin Raimondo
    The Islamic State in Syria (ISIS) is being touted as the newest “threat” to the American homeland: hysterics have pointed to Chicago as the locus of their interest, and we are told by everyone from the President on down that if we don’t attack them – i.e. go back into Iraq (and even venture into Syria) to root them out – they’ll soon show up on American shores.How is this supposed to work? Well, you see, that monster who beheaded James Foley had a British accent, and there are reports of more than a few Brits (and Americans) traveling to...
  • JOE ARPAIO: Our Country Is Under Attack & Obama Is the Aggressor – “He Is Rewarding Criminals”

    08/26/2014 5:46:48 AM PDT · by Whenifhow · 5 replies
    http://www.thegatewaypundit.com/ ^ | August 25, 2014 | Jim Hoft
    Sheriff Joe Arpaio sent out this bitter attack on Barack Obama this morning. Arpaio accuses Barack Obama of leading an attack on the United States. The popular sheriff says President Obama is “rewarding criminals.” Our country is under attack. And Barack Obama is the aggressor. That’s right. Our own President has overseen the release of thousands of illegal immigrants…hundreds of whom are convicted criminals – even felons, which are flooding into America. Every day you read the newspaper or turn on the news, there is something tragic happening, something Obama says is beyond our control. But I must tell you:...
  • The Cyclorama, Battle of Atlanta and Gone with the Wind

    08/25/2014 9:38:18 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 22 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/25/14 | Calvin E. Johnson Jr.
    Remembering the War Between the States Sesquicentennial This summer marks the 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Atlanta. Please share with parents, teachers, students, historians and all who cherish the Heritage of America’s past that includes those days when women kept the home fires burning while the men of Yankee Blue and Confederate Gray met with cold-hard steel on a battlefield of honor. Fifty years have passed since the War Between the States Centennial. Today, the South joins the nation in celebrating our Sesquicentennial-150th Anniversary of the war of “1861-1865” that some call the 2nd American Revolution.
  • Unmask radical terrorists for the world

    08/24/2014 10:18:59 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 1 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/24/14 | Judi McLeod
    Stop allowing ravening terrorists in over the borders of the United States and Britain. Stop funding their wars against innocent civilians, Stop educating them The governments of all Western countries should do the research, to come up with the full facial picture of one Abdullah al-Britani without the black mask, and post it on the worldwide web for all to see. “I’m ready to behead the next enemy,” al-Britani boasts to the tabloid Mirror. The ‘Wanted Dead or Alive’ poster has never been so meaningful. No Club Med type Gitmo imprisonment or civil court proceedings for al-Britani. Death by decapitation...
  • Will Iowa be Dems’ Waterloo?

    08/24/2014 3:59:25 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 18 replies
    The Hill ^ | August 24, 2014 | Cameron Joseph
    Following two cycles where it was GOP missteps and subpar candidates who cost them winnable races, the tables have turned and it’s now Democrats who are scrambling to right Rep. Bruce Braley’s flagging campaign before it’s too late. Recent polls find a coin-flip race between Braley and Iowa state Sen. Joni Ernst(R), and but the national party increasingly worries it could be the tipping point for Senate control. “If the Democrats lose Iowa, of course it becomes much harder to keep the majority,” said one national Democratic strategist. “The race could very much go either way. We feel like the...
  • Tribute to my WWII vet uncle who died yesterday

    08/23/2014 1:48:00 PM PDT · by bkopto · 47 replies
    Self | Aug 23, 2014 | bkopto
    My uncle Robert Kuhle, 95, died yesterday in Huntington Beach, CA. He was a kind, unassuming man, who derived his greatest pleasure in being around children. After WWII, he became an elementary school teacher in Southern CA, and all his students followed him like following the pied piper. He was even invited to weddings of his former elementary school students. In WWII, he was a carrier pilot on the USS Wake Island, an escort carrier, piloting the Grumman TBF Avenger, in the South Pacific. He related one story, in sadness, of being in the takeoff row, and the Avenger taking...
  • ISIS makes the Varsity

    08/23/2014 12:02:09 PM PDT · by Starman417 · 15 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 08-22-14 | DrJohn
    Barack Obama must have thought ISIS was a DC comics superhero. He had to. It's the only explanation. We truly have an imbecile for a President. Oh sure, he's great at siccing the IRS on conservatives and spying on innocent Americans but when it comes to foreign policy, he sucks. He was really good at apologizing for America but he is God awful when the 3 am phone rings. Remember when ISIS was the jayvee? In the 2012 campaign, Obama spoke not only of killing Osama bin Laden; he also said that Al Qaeda had been “decimated.” I pointed out...
  • State Department Insists US Is Not at War with ISIS

    08/22/2014 10:06:08 PM PDT · by John Semmens · 30 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 22 Aug 2014 | John Semmens
    The beheading of American journalist James Foley, the massacre of thousands of Christians, Kurds, and Shiite Muslims, and ISIS’s vow that its flag will soon fly over the White House does not mean the United States is at war with them, says Deputy State Department spokesperson Marie Harf. “ISIS may think they are at war with us, but that doesn’t mean we are at war with them,” Harf insisted. “As you may have observed, President Obama sternly denounced Foley’s televised beheading. He has done his part to inspire others to take the actions needed to cope with the situation. There’s...
  • Fascists in the foremost front.

    08/22/2014 12:13:55 AM PDT · by wetphoenix · 2 replies
    Die Tageszeitung ^ | Bernhard Clasen
    In the Donbass units of the right sector fight in the army. They are the preferential opponents not less right Russian national unities. BERLIN taz | The threat of Dmitri Jarosch, the boss of the right sector, had worked. Either the government will meet in Kiev the demands of the right sector, according to Jarosch last week, or one will draw off the forces fighting in the Don's bass of the right sector and they allow to march directly to Kiev. Contently Jarosch called off after a little while threatened march to Kiev. The government has followed to his demands...
  • Mainstream Media Romanticizing Foley beheader as ‘Black Beatle John’

    08/21/2014 9:53:10 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 9 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/21/14 | Judi McLeod
    Terrorists advancing a smothering worldwide Caliphate with the help of do-nothing, yakety-yak political leaders The British mainstream media, in another era called the scribes of the ‘Penny Dreadfuls’ continue to go to great lengths to romanticize brutal terrorists who slaughter and maim innocents in their demented mission for world takeover through Caliphate. First came “White Widow, 30-year-old Samantha Lewthwaite, who is believed to have fled Kenya to Somalia after the Nairobi shopping mall massacre in September of 2013. The British mainstream media created for the seriously depraved Lewthwaite, a folklore image of a woman “fleeing on a camel to an...
  • Rights before weapons for Vietnam

    08/21/2014 5:16:11 AM PDT · by ProgressiveAmerican · 10 replies
    Asia Times ^ | Aug 20, 2014 | D Hoang
    Earlier this month, Senator John McCain indicated that it was time for the United States to consider selling lethal weapons to Vietnam after a 30-year embargo. The recent maritime standoff between Beijing and Hanoi over Chinese oil exploration off the central coast of Vietnam exposed Hanoi’s many strategic weaknesses. Providing Vietnam with coast guard and maritime systems as a first step - and eventually radar, fighter aircraft and spare parts for leftover American military equipment - would bolster Hanoi’s strategic capabilities vis-a-vis China and give substance to the "comprehensive partnership" announced last year between Hanoi and Washington. But more than...
  • Report: Two times as many British Muslims fighting for ISIS as with U.K. armed forces

    08/20/2014 7:07:18 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 5 replies
    Hot Air ^ | August 20, 2014 | Noah Rothman
    Americans were made acutely aware of the threat posed by Western jihadist fighters joining the ranks of ISIS in Syria and Iraq when a man with a London accent beheaded James Wright Foley as part of a taped ultimatum to President Barack Obama. Inexplicably, President Barack Obama chose not to even abstractly address the nature of that threat, even though he plans to personally chair a meeting of the United Nations Security Council on precisely this subject next month. A July intelligence estimate suggested that up to 3,000 ISIS militants were of European origin and 1,500 of those are young...
  • Good Riddance, Medieval Moron

    08/20/2014 9:49:14 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 19 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 20 August 2014 | Reaganite Republican
    The upper photo had recently -incorrectly- been portrayed around the internet as a 'child bride' being forced to marry an ISIS warrior in Iraq and/or sold as a slave, when in truth the girl was crying because she botched a poem the poor thing was called upon to recite at a (clearly frightening) ISIS 'youth rally'.... But unlike most stories involving these 7th-century cretins, this one has a happy ending: the MC above that was terrorizing the little girl got just the killin' he needed when he met up with Kurdish militia group 'YPG'. (exhibit B) . Alas, apparently they're...
  • Radical Islamist Terrorism emboldened by anti-American Barack Obama

    08/20/2014 6:46:28 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 7 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/20/14 | Judi McLeod
    How long before the terrorists flowing in to the United States unhampered across its southern border get to crow over beheadings conducted right on American soil? The “British accent” of the Islamic State beast who brutally beheaded American photojournalist James Wright Foley serves as the defining moment in the scourge of radical Islamic terrorism. That defining moment underlines in blood how Western leaders who allow the flow of terrorists across their borders have relinquished the safety of their own citizens for convenience, cowardice and political expediency. Western leaders like President Barack Hussein Obama and Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron do...
  • "I Said I'll End the War in Iraq... and I Ended It!"

    08/19/2014 10:01:19 PM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 19 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | Reaganite Republican
    The 'Islamic State' is also holding a second American journalist, who's fate 'depends on US actions in Iraq'. Obama is just doing super in destroying US morale top-to-bottom (who couldn't see this coming?), and now I guess we get another negotiation where Obama empties Gitmo for one hack who probably shouldn't have even been there in the first place. Appalling forced statement by freshly beheaded  U.S. journalist James Foley -here-
  • Islamic State Supporters Encourage Rioters In Ferguson

    08/19/2014 2:56:44 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 5 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | August 19, 2014 | Tristyn Bloom
    Islamic State supporters have taken to social media to encourage protesters in Ferguson to embrace radical Islam, the Daily Mail reports. “We have been fighting the oppressive, racist, US government FOR YOU for decades, yet you still call us terrorists! #Ferguson #ISISHERO,” tweeted @AmreekiWitness late Monday, whose account is “dedicated to raising awareness about the upcoming conquest of the Americas, and the benefits it has upon the American people.” Monday night’s riots were accompanied by a glut of pro-IS tweets decrying American injustice and calling on the black population to rise up and join them. “You were never free &...
  • Putin Awards Russia's 76th Airborne Division for 'Missions Accomplished', 'Heroism' in Ukraine (!)

    08/19/2014 4:42:53 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 6 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 19 August 2014 | Reaganite Republican
    I thought he said they're weren't any Russian troops there- hmmm Kremlin.ru   
  • Police keeping protesters on the move in Ferguson; National Guard on the scene

    08/18/2014 7:02:11 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 108 replies
    The St. Louis Post-Dispatch ^ | August 18, 2014 | Staff
    As darkness fell Monday night, police increased their effort to keep protesters moving -- politely telling protesters they needed to keep moving. One protester asked pointedly "Did they tell the people supporting the cop downtown to keep moving?" referring to a Sunday evening gathering in support of Officer Darren Wilson. But the crowd, smaller than Sunday night, was staying on the sidewalk and obeying officers' orders to keep moving. Carmelita Wiliams came from Dellwood to join the protests. She said she plans to be out for as many nights as it takes. "If one person is left, I want to...
  • The Great Israeli Iron Dome Hoax (You gonna believe me or your lying eyes?)

    08/18/2014 1:05:07 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 51 replies
    The People's Voice ^ | August 17, 2014 | Stephen Lendman
    Call it a billion dollar + scam. Add another congressionally funded $225 million tax dollars. Expect millions more on request. In April 2002, noted MIT physicist Theodore Postol headlined his Technology Review article "Why Missile Defense Won't Work." The notion is more hoax than possibility. His reasoning was detailed and technical. What's supposed to work doesn't as claimed Hitting and destroying a missile with another one isn't possible. It may never be other than occasional lucky exceptions. Claims otherwise are fabricated to maintain funding and deceive populations into believing they're safe. According to Postol, "(t)his should be of profound...
  • GRAPHIC Russians shelling cities and villages with heavy mortars

    08/15/2014 7:23:37 PM PDT · by Greetings_Puny_Humans · 4 replies
    Ukraine@War ^ | 08/14/2014 | Ukraine@War
    Videos, pictures and explanation can be found at link. From the article: Translation (of angry residents): This shooting is from the city, but this is not Ukrainian army. Exactly. The is shooting from new DNR. They want to break all private houses here. They make this especially for picture and for tv for Russia. They make especially this, because they want that it look like Ukrainian army make this. But it was never that Ukrainian army was shooting. Show this on tv what I say: this is only for picture on tv. They said all this was destroyed by Ukrainian...
  • My Midnight Call From Benjamin Netanyahu

    08/15/2014 9:51:22 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 3 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/15/14 | Dave Merrick
    It is my honor to have such a story to share with people... In 1991 – several years after my conversion to Christianity and well into my own life as a husband and father – every Saturday morning, my two youngest children would drag me out of bed to watch cartoons with them. I would quietly sit on the sofa, wiping the sleep from my eyes, while Daffy Duck and Bugs Bunny did their thing.
  • Canadian appointed to chair UNHRC panel investigating Gaza war crimes accused of anti-Israel bias

    08/15/2014 9:50:02 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 1 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/15/14 | Arthur Weinreb
    Chair of the Commission of Inquiry is Canadian William Schabas On Monday, the United Nations Human Rights Council announced the people who would investigate “purported” human rights violations in the Gaza Strip during the recent fighting. The UNHRC decided to set up the body on July 23, approximately two weeks after the current fighting began.
  • Ferguson Black Community Ought To Demand Less Government

    Everyone is aware by now of another Trayvon Martin situation, this time in Ferguson, Missouri. An unarmed black teenager was shot and killed by a white police officer. The result has been disturbing on both ends. Blacks in this St. Louis suburb have rioted. They’re looting and destroying their own neighborhoods. The police response, using military equipment, has been equally as disturbing. Every American should be bothered by the unnecessary militarization of local police forces. Black anger is misplaced in this situation, just like it was in the Trayvon Martin situation. Over 90% of black people who are murdered are...
  • Ribbon and Tin

    08/13/2014 8:44:31 PM PDT · by EC1 · 19 replies
    Medals mean jack. I got a tobacco tin full of them going back a bunch of generations. They made no one's life better. Didn't put food on the table. A lot of them are of the "I was there" variety. Nothing exotic. No life or death charges, just people wanting not to die and usually succeeding. Yesterday I was privileged to watch the awarding of a DSO. It's a rare thing, a bit like the Medal of Honor, except you bleed for it but keep on breathing. Our only higher award is the Victoria Cross. That tends to be given...
  • Report: Simon & Schuster imprint rejected book about Bergdahl because it might hurt Obama

    08/13/2014 2:01:12 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 8 replies
    Hot Air ^ | August 13, 2014 | Allahpundit
    Via the Daily Caller, you would think an eyewitness account of the disappearance of the last American POW in Afghanistan would be easy money for a publisher. But sometimes there are higher considerations. While the U.S. Army weighs whether to bring charges against Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who was freed earlier this year after spending nearly five years as a Taliban captive in Afghanistan, six of his former platoon mates are shopping proposals for a book and movie that would render their own harsh verdicts… “I’m not sure we can publish this book without the Right using it to their ends,”...
  • The ISIS Threat In The US

    08/13/2014 1:18:32 PM PDT · by NYer · 17 replies
    Creative Minority Reporta ^ | August 12, 2014
    I don't usually do this, but I wish to quote David French from NRO in its entirety because it is short and to the point. Let’s make this simple, shall we? 1. Al-Qaeda carried out the deadliest attack on American soil in American history and the most devastating foreign attack against an American city since the British occupied and burned Washington during the War of 1812. 2. ISIS is more brutal than al-Qaeda. 3. ISIS has more financial resources than al-Qaeda. 4. ISIS controls more territory — and possesses more firepower – than al-Qaeda. 5. ISIS has seized uranium in...
  • Huge Russian warship fascinates French in Saint-Nazaire

    08/13/2014 1:14:56 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 5 replies
    The British Broadcasting Company ^ | August 7, 2014 | Hugh Schofield
    Half of the Vladivostok was assembled in Russia, then towed to France.The evening attraction in Saint-Nazaire this summer is watching Russian sailors practise their marching drill along the quayside.Some 400 Russian ratings are living in the western French port, awaiting delivery of their controversial new command-and-control ship, the Vladivostok. By day the sailors receive instruction at an on-shore facility run by the Vladivostok's builders, STX France. This week they have finally been allowed on board the vessel for the first time. At the end of the afternoon they return to the Russian navy ship which serves as their sleeping-quarters. The...
  • Hillary Clinton's twisted take on Syria, Iraq and ISIS

    08/13/2014 11:18:37 AM PDT · by Noremac · 13 replies
    Communities Digital News ^ | August 13, 2014 | Richard Cameron
    You'll recall that I quipped that  if Obama asserts that it's nighttime - I get up and go to the window to confirm it. Well, the Big 'O' has a soulmate in the crowded universe of liars in American politics.  Hillary Clinton. Hillarys peeing on my leg but claiming that it's just raining. But I know she's peeing on my leg because we're in the middle of a drought out here - and because (ladies, cover your ears), Barack Obama calls her latest self-serving, scapegoat chatter - "Horseshit". Now, I'd say if anyone can recognize horseshit, it would probably be...
  • It's 3 am. The phone is ringing. Obama won't answer. He can't.

    08/12/2014 1:11:35 PM PDT · by Starman417 · 26 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 08-12-14 | DrJohn
    <p>He's been called aloof. He's been called detached. He's been said to dither. They were all correct. Now you can add paralyzed to that list. His worst nightmare (and ours, BTW) has arrived. ISIS is marching across Iraq. Despite their inhuman atrocities, Obama cannot call them the enemy. He's not interested in defeating them and the Washington Post says Obama lacks a coherent strategy. ISIS needs to be pulverized, but Obama is nowhere to be found.</p>
  • The Vietnamization of Iraq – The Narcissistic Legacy of Barack Obama

    08/12/2014 10:59:22 AM PDT · by Starman417 · 6 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 08-12-14 | Vince
    A president’s job is tough. And that goes for any president. Aside from being in charge of an organization that employs millions of people and is responsible for the expenditure of trillions of dollars, he is the Commander in Chief. And it is in that area that no doubt weighs most heavily on presidential shoulders. The decision to send young men into battle where you know for an absolute certainty that some will not return must be an extraordinarily difficult decision to make, even when, as in say the D-day landings or Afghanistan, the clarity of the line between good...
  • ISIS Works to Merge its Northern Front across Iraq and Syria (Analysis)

    08/12/2014 10:10:33 AM PDT · by mojito · 11 replies
    Institute for the Study of War ^ | 8/8/2014 | Jennifer Cafarella
    ...Through a significant escalation against the Syrian regime and the Iraqi Kurdish Peshmerga beginning in mid-July, ISIS forces have made large advances in a campaign to consolidate internal control within the Caliphate. The Syrian regime’s Regiment 121, Division 17, and Brigade 93 military bases have fallen to ISIS, and indicators have emerged of an upcoming ISIS attack against the Tabqa military airbase southwest of ar-Raqqa City. ISIS has also seized the Peshmerga stronghold at Sinjar in the west of Iraq’s Ninewa Province, successfully consolidating its internal line of control across the Jazeera desert into Syria. The breath of these linked...
  • Iraq is an American War

    08/12/2014 9:17:10 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 27 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/12/14 | Alan Caruba
    Obama's disdain for our nation's military is rivaled only by his devotion to Islam Like many Americans I advocated ending our participation in the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. I was wrong. Being war-weary is no excuse for not realizing that we are in a very long war with the enemies of civilization and reluctant to being fully engaged in it. On Monday, President Obama had to take a break from his Martha’s Vineyard vacation to make a short televised statement that, as far as he’s concerned, this is Iraq’s war and, though he did not mention him by name,...