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  • The Jihad in Thailand Escalates Sharply; Attack Likely Meant to be Thai 9/11

    03/31/2012 6:18:30 PM PDT · by LSUfan · 11 replies
    Terror Trends Bulletin ^ | 31 March 2012 | Unknown
    There has been a coordinated mass casualty attack in Thailand, with aspects eerily similar to the 1993 World Trade Center attack.
  • Report: Iranian Unit 400 terror squad targeting Jewish, Israeli and Western targets in Turkey

    03/31/2012 11:24:11 AM PDT · by LSUfan · 2 replies
    Iran Bulletin ^ | 31 March 2012 | Unattributed
    A special unit of the Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps al Quds Brigade has been deployed to Turkey with the intent of targeting Jewish, Israeli and Western targets for terrorist attacks. The name of the special unit is “Unit 400.”
  • A Truly Horrible Article on Israel and Iran from Catholic.org

    03/31/2012 11:07:33 AM PDT · by LSUfan · 10 replies
    Iran Bulletin ^ | 31 March 2012 | Unattributed
    Catholic.org has published a truly horrible article on the conflict between Iran and Israel: "Israeli War with Iran May Be More Costly Than Believed." In that article, the author makes specious assertions about what the Israeli government is telling its people and advises naively that Israel and the West can negotiate with the Iranian regime in good faith to find a peaceful settlement.
  • President Defends ‘Flexibility’ Remarks

    03/31/2012 10:40:58 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 8 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 31 March 2012 | John Semmens
    In what President Obama believed to be an “off-the-record” exchange, he was overheard requesting “space” from the Russians until after the November election when he would have more “flexibility.” This would-be covert conversation has raised suspicions about his intended defense policies for a prospective second term. “Doing the right thing and doing the popular thing are not always one-and-the-same,” Obama explained. “I want to be able to do what’s right. But it will be of no avail if I’m not reelected. All I was asking of the Russians was to lay low for the next eight months to let me...
  • President Defends ‘Flexibility’ Remarks

    03/31/2012 10:40:42 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 1 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 31 March 2012 | John Semmens
    In what President Obama believed to be an “off-the-record” exchange, he was overheard requesting “space” from the Russians until after the November election when he would have more “flexibility.” This would-be covert conversation has raised suspicions about his intended defense policies for a prospective second term. “Doing the right thing and doing the popular thing are not always one-and-the-same,” Obama explained. “I want to be able to do what’s right. But it will be of no avail if I’m not reelected. All I was asking of the Russians was to lay low for the next eight months to let me...
  • MUSLIM WOMEN PREVENTED FROM LEAVING FLOWERS AT MOHAMED MERAH’S CHILDHOOD HOME (VIDEO)

    03/31/2012 9:05:23 AM PDT · by LSUfan · 11 replies
    Terror Trends Bulletin ^ | March 31, 2012 | Unattributed
    Muslim women in France seek to pay homage to a child murderer. WHAT IS WRONG WITH THESE PEOPLE????
  • Osama Bin Laden moved around a lot while on the run

    03/31/2012 8:51:53 AM PDT · by LSUfan · 4 replies
    Terror Trends Bulletin ^ | 31 March 2012 | Unattributed
    We have always been skeptical that Osama Bin Laden maintained operational control over much of Al Qaeda while he was on the run, dodging US forces. When US Special Operations forces caught up with Bin Laden and killed him in a compound in Pakistan, it was initially assumed, or at least reported, that he had been laid up there for almost the entire time he was on the run. It was also widely reported that because Bin Laden was in a secure location for so long, he likely maintained operational control over Al Qaeda globally. That simply did not ring...
  • How long would your country last?

    03/29/2012 2:38:21 PM PDT · by WesternCulture · 40 replies
    03/29/2012 | WesternCulture
    In theory, tiny Finland could have done nothing against Stalin. Just like my Sweden, a tiny country up North in Europe, eternally, by sheer geographical and demographical laws were forced to eternally bow down to Rome. Theory is one aspect of reality. Action is a completely different matter. Scandinavian troops probably are the toughest enemy any opponent on this planet ever could challenge. Our "small" nation have recently been successful in fighting Talibans. Our equipment is superior. Our organization is superior. Our training is superior. Our genes are superior. Our health is superior. Our military tradition is superior. Our planning...
  • American Hero John Glenn: THERE'S a Guy Who Knows What Love Is...

    03/28/2012 5:26:32 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 55 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | March 28, 2012 | Reaganite Republican
    An interesting story surrounds last month's  50th anniversary celebration of the  Mercury-Atlas 6 manned space flight... John and Annie Glenn with VP Johnson, 1962 John Glenn's own true heroFor half a century now the world has applauded John Glenn as a heart-stirring American hero. He lifted the nation's spirits when, as one of the original Mercury astronauts, he was blasted alone into orbit around the Earth; the enduring affection for him is so powerful that even now people find themselves misting up at the sight of his face or the sound of his voice. But for all these years, Glenn has...
  • Update-Allen West Attacked by AstroTurf Leftist Organization

    03/28/2012 5:23:00 AM PDT · by cap10mike · 15 replies
    The Shark Tank ^ | March 28, 2012 | Javier Manjarres
    The continued assault on Congressman Allen West by the progressive/Democrat establishment has taken a new twist as a mysterious group is now soliciting prospective protesters online and paying them for their “protesting” services. The probable Soros-backed group Stand Up Florida is now specifically campaigning against Congressman West in the 18th congressional district that he is running for re-election in. Here’s the link to Stand Up Florida’s website which makes no attempt to hide their contempt for West. Stand Up Florida’s advertisement is now on Craig’s List (screen capture below) that calls on folks in N.Palm Beach, Martin, and St.Lucie counties-the...
  • Very Vain Vanity: is the term "IED" well known today? (writing song lyrics)

    03/27/2012 10:20:36 AM PDT · by HiTech RedNeck · 8 replies
    march 27, 2012 | hitech redneck
    I am trying to write lyrics for a song involving a troop who went to Iraq and whose vehicle encountered an IED (improvised explosive device, i.e. Islamoterrorist guerilla road bomb) that exploded. It presents the man as a hero who saved his buddies when they were thrown out of the vehicle, but who himself perished in a hail of automatic fire from the enemy. There is a lot more to the story both before and afterwards than this, but it is an important story element. The term "IED" is a lot more euphonious (the syllables have a better sound) in...
  • Military unveils new 'heat beam' weapon

    03/27/2012 9:38:16 AM PDT · by cap10mike · 17 replies
    BizPacReview.com ^ | March 27, 2012 | Diana Demarest
    The Active Denial System, called ADS for short, is a non-lethal weapon that has been in development for 15 years. It delivers a man-sized heat beam on a radio frequency of 95 gigahertz. Accessing the same millimeter wave technology used in airport body scanners, the beam penetrates only 1/64th of an inch into a person's skin and cornea, heating water molecules in the tissue and generating an instinctive urge to run from the effect. The prototypes the military demonstrated where installed on two different vehicles -- one built onto a heavy expanded-mobility tactical truck, the other onto a Humvee. "You're...
  • BENADOR: Afghanistan's Taliban Cause Thousands Civilian Casualties - Not American Soldier

    03/27/2012 6:32:45 AM PDT · by Eliana Benador
    Goodwill Ambassador Eliana Batsheva Benador ^ | March 27, 2012 | Eliana Benador
    “In time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act.” George Orwell Springtime has finally arrived and it didn’t take long for the dust to settle. So has American public opinion now almost buried in the dust of the desert they lodge in their hearts the one topic that should not only be burning their blood but, above all, their conscience. A highly decorated, twice injured in his services in Iraq, 38-year old veteran of four combat tours, American hero, Sergeant Robert Bales, is now being sullied by the treasonous Obama government -unbelievably, under the watchful eyes of...
  • If You're Netanyahu, Why Not Bomb Iran NOW- While the Syrians R Busy Trying to Save Their Own Hides?

    03/27/2012 6:24:10 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 4 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | March 27, 2012 | Reaganite Republican
    Any serious strike against Tehran would almost certainly trigger a larger Middle East war... and time is not on the Israelis' side: here's how the IDF is likely planning to win, and win BIG: The Assad regime in Damascus has long been one of a number of deterrents to any Israeli military strike on the Iranian nuclear program. They -along with their Hezbollah allies in Lebanon- would likely launch a vicious missile barrage (at minimum) against the world's only Jewish state if Iran was attacked. Israel may possess the world's most comprehensive anti-missile defenses, but considering Iranian proxy Hezbollah now has over...
  • Egypt Declares Israel “Number One Enemy”

    03/26/2012 2:38:58 PM PDT · by John Semmens · 3 replies · 4+ views
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 24 March 2012 | John Semmens
    The success of Egypt’s “Arab Spring” rolled on to yet another triumph as that country’s parliament renounced the possibility that it could ever be an ally of Israel. Instead, Israel was declared Egypt’s “number one enemy.” Following this development, President Obama announced the restoration of US military aid to Egypt. “Israel is a very powerful country in that region,” Obama explained. “If Egypt is to have any chance against them it is imperative that we extend as much military assistance as we can.” The President acknowledged that his decision “probably won’t go over well with some of Israel’s more strident...
  • Racing to Beat Gynecological Cancer - Kiss Me Dirty Race

    03/25/2012 8:05:08 PM PDT · by greywar · 4 replies · 1+ views
    zPatriot ^ | 3/25/2012 | Jamie Taylor
    Come on pretty baby...KISS ME DIRTY!!!!!  As some of you are aware, a group of friends and I recently participated in a 5K event called, “Kiss Me Dirty.”   It was my first fun 5K and also really the first time since leaving the Army I had done anything related to group “exercise.”   The idea of signing up for it came from “Just Me” here at the site and I asked a few of my co-workers if they would be interested.  Before long, it became an event where 17 of us were signed up.  Not too long after that, a team named...
  • Eternal Patrol

    03/25/2012 7:29:57 PM PDT · by 75thOVI · 9 replies
    The Trigger Maru I'm the Galloping Ghost of the Japanese Coast by Constantine Guinness, Motor Machinist's Mate First Class (MOMM 1/c), United States Navy I'm the galloping ghost of the Japanese coast. You don't hear of me and my crew But just ask any man off the coast of Japan. If he knows of the Trigger Maru. I look sleek and slender alongside my tender. With others like me at my side, But we'll tell you a story of battle and glory, As enemy waters we ride. I've been stuck on a rock, felt the depth charge's shock, Been north...
  • 14 U.S. Governors: Prepare State Militia Defenses, to Be Ready Against Obama’s Rogue Federal Forces!

    03/24/2012 12:14:58 PM PDT · by NewJerseyJoe · 67 replies · 7+ views
    The Blade Report ^ | 3/23/2012 | Editor, The Blade Report
    Obama fearing a revolution against him by the states, has moved swiftly by nationalizing nearly all National Guard Forces in multiple states; Georgia, Alabama, Kansas, Minnesota, Tennessee, Virginia, Louisiana, South Carolina – to name a few. The Governors of the Great States of Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia still have under their Command-and-Control the State Defense Forces to go against U.S. Federal forces should the need arise. Also important to note: There are NO U.S. laws prohibiting National Guard troops from also joining their State’s Defense Forces. This dilemma occurred during the Civil War with many...
  • VP Lauds Obama’s Audacious Killing of bin-Laden

    03/24/2012 10:03:45 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 27 replies · 1+ views
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 24 March 2012 | John Semmens
    Vice-President Joe Biden praised the killing of Osama bin-Laden, calling it “the most audacious plan of the past 500 years.” Asked about other possible contenders for “most audacious plan”–the D-Day invasion of Normandy during WWII or Washington’s Christmas Day attack on Hessian troops in 1776—Biden replied “no contest.” “The raid that killed bin-Laden was carried out without any casualties for our side,” Biden pointed out. “The same can’t be said for any other action taken by any other president. Let’s not forget that Allied Forces had 10,000 casualties on D-Day and 2500 men were killed. That’s a bit of a...
  • 2008 Security Pact Between Iran and Turkey Should Call Into Question Turkey’s NATO Membership

    03/23/2012 10:22:01 PM PDT · by LSUfan · 9 replies · 2+ views
    Iran Bulletin ^ | 24 March 2012 | Unattributed
    A security pact signed in 2008 between Turkey and Iran should call into question Turkey’s membership in NATO.