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  • Pillar of Defense War on Gaza Terror.

    11/15/2012 5:57:13 PM PST · by Bobalu · 14 replies
    Israel National News ^ | Nov 15, 2012 | Multiple Authors
    This is a web page created by Israel National News as a place to link stories related to the current military activities. If things heat up much more then a thread like this should perhaps be placed in breaking news as a live thread.
  • Al Qaeda is winning. Someone ran an operation to take out Patreaus, Allen, Et. Al.

    11/15/2012 5:57:06 PM PST · by CriticalThinking · 54 replies
    4yourcountry ^ | 11/15/12 | 4 Your Country
    As part of its long term plan for a regional theocracy (Caliphate), it seems reasonable for Al Qaeda and its supporters to further weaken US military leadership. Its perfectly reasonable to think Al Qaeda and other nation states are running intelligence operations against US officials. Any intelligence officer knows that somewhere between 30%-60% of people cheat on their spouse. They also know everyone uses Gmail, and US officials using Gmail have been hacked. American media loves a scandal, so its easy to take out someone in leadership with a story about sex. So, if a foreign intelligence officer monitored the...
  • THE SAVAGE NATION!!!!!! 11-15-12

    11/15/2012 5:52:42 PM PST · by dynachrome · 17 replies
    www.michaelsavage.wnd.com ^ | 11-15-12 | Dr. Michael Savage
  • Is The SEC's Ponzi Crusade Enabling Companies To Cook The Books, Enron-Style?

    11/15/2012 5:52:37 PM PST · by Lorianne · 2 replies
    Forbes ^ | 12 October 2012 | Francine McKenna
    Enron. Qwest. Adelphia. Sunbeam. WorldCom. HealthSouth. A decade ago investors knew what those companies had in common: top executives who cooked the books. After their phony accounting was exposed, most went to jail–and hundreds of billions of dollars of shareholder wealth evaporated. The Securities & Exchange Commission remains quite busy. In fiscal 2011 the agency brought a record 735 enforcement actions. But those looking to see the next Jeff Skilling or Richard Scrushy frog-marched in front of television cameras will be sorely disappointed. Only 89 of those actions targeted fraudulent or misleading accounting and disclosures by public companies, the fewest,...
  • Zero Votes for Romney, 'Dozens of Black' Voters Prompt Cries of Voter Fraud

    11/15/2012 5:52:09 PM PST · by SvenMagnussen · 76 replies
    ABC News ^ | Nov. 15, 2012 | SARAH PARNASS
    More than 500 Pennsylvania voters registered complaints about election procedure to the state this election, according to Secretary of the Commonwealth Carol Aichele. "All of these complaints have been forwarded to the appropriate county board of election for review, and if county officials feel it is warranted, [there will be an] investigation," Aichele said in a statement.
  • Why Did Cantor Protect Obama?

    11/15/2012 5:48:29 PM PST · by arthurus · 31 replies
    Right Side News ^ | 14 November,2012 | Cliff Kincaid
    The central figures in the David Petraeus sex scandal are not talking. That includes Virginia Congressman and House Majority Leader Eric Cantor. Yet, the decision by this top Republican to turn to the FBI rather than his colleagues in the House with inside information about the scandal has proven to be monumental, a development that enabled Barack Obama to win the presidency without getting tainted by the allegations of immorality and corruption that are now the subject of daily news reports. Eric_Cantor_official_portrait_112th_CongressThe record shows that Cantor had knowledge of the affair from an FBI whistleblower before the election but decided...
  • Temporary toilets cost taxpayers $360K (food stamp line)

    11/15/2012 5:39:18 PM PST · by TigerClaws · 9 replies
    Hundreds of temporary toilets set up for one week at food stamp distribution sites for East Baton Rouge Parish recipients will cost taxpayers $360,214, according to records examined by the 9News I-Team. The state only had a few days to set up six locations for people in East Baton Rouge Parish to sign up for emergency food stamps after Hurricane Isaac. The program is known as DSNAP. In setting up the program, Louisiana's
  • Toronto woman denied haircut files human rights complaint

    11/15/2012 5:32:47 PM PST · by RansomOttawa · 38 replies
    CBC News ^ | Nov 15, 2012
    A Toronto barbershop has found itself at the centre of a human rights complaint after its barbers refused to cut a woman's hair. Faith McGregor, 35, went to the Terminal Barber Shop on Bay Street, back in June looking for a haircut. But she was turned away. The barbers, who are all Muslim, told her their religion didn't allow them to cut the hair of a woman who is not a member of their family. McGregor filed a human rights complaint.
  • 'Real-time' video shows Benghazi drama, but questions remain

    11/15/2012 5:29:58 PM PST · by ColdOne · 66 replies
    cnn.com ^ | 11/15/12 | CNN Wire Staff
    Legislators saw a "real-time film (showing) exactly what happened" on September 11 in Benghazi, starting before the attack began up "through the incident and the exodus," said Feinstein. A source familiar with the House committee hearing said the video included shots of Stevens being dragged out of the building. Sen. Dan Coats, an Indiana Republican, described the footage as "a combination of video from a surveillance camera and a drone."
  • F-22 crashes at Tyndall, pilot safe

    11/15/2012 5:18:05 PM PST · by Yo-Yo · 16 replies
    Flight International ^ | 11/15/12 | Stephen Trimble
    The US Air Force confirms that a Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor crashed at 15:30 today as it was returning to Tyndall AFB, Florida. The pilot ejected "safely" from the F-22 and is being evaluated for injuires by base medical staff, the USAF says. Tyndall is an F-22 training base, but the pilot was not a student, the USAF confirms. The crash occurred about 0.4km (0.22nm) east of the drone runway at Tyndall and near Highway 98, which was closed briefly while hazardous materials units responded. It is the first F-22 crash since a fatal incident in November 2010 killed Captain...
  • All racism happens because of whiteness It really, really does

    11/15/2012 5:12:47 PM PST · by Altura Ct. · 65 replies
    McGill Daily ^ | 11/8/2012
    Once again, an article about racism wasn’t well received by the McGill community. What a surprise… Particularly, I’m talking about some of the comments made in regard to the piece, “You are racist” (Guillermo Martínez de Velasco, October 18, Commentary, page 7), in reference to the author’s definition of racism: “…assuming anything about anyone based on a perceived deviation from a racial norm known as white.” Some of the comments took issue with situating racism within whiteness. Replies questioned examples of intra-racism: racist acts amongst and within racially, ethnically, or nationally homogenous or similar spaces, and historical racism against fellow...
  • House GOP leaders pledge to oppose climate change ‘tax’

    11/15/2012 5:11:35 PM PST · by Libloather · 22 replies
    The Hill ^ | 11/15/12 | Ben Geman
    House GOP leaders pledge to oppose climate change ‘tax’By Ben Geman - 11/15/12 03:16 PM ET The entire House GOP leadership team has registered its opposition to climate legislation that raises revenue, underscoring the long odds that taxing carbon emissions has in negotiations on the fiscal cliff. The Tea Party group Americans for Prosperity greeted Wednesday’s election of the House GOP leadership team by pointing out that the lawmakers are among the signers of the group’s “no climate tax” pledge. Signers agree to “oppose any legislation relating to climate change that includes a net increase in government revenue.” They include...
  • Lawmakers get first look at Benghazi attack video

    11/15/2012 5:08:52 PM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 33 replies
    CBS News ^ | November 15, 2012 | by David Martin
    WASHINGTON -- A congressional investigation viewed video Thursday that was recorded by security cameras the night of the attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya. The first video of the attack was captured by cell phones. But it took about 10 more days for the FBI to get its hands on video taken by security cameras at the consulate. That classified video, shown to the House and Senate Intelligence Committees, answers some of the many questions surrounding the attack. There has been a lot of controversy about whether the Sept. 11 attack -- which killed four Americans, including the...
  • Favorite"Heart"Songs, Heart in title or Lyrics.Tell us your Favorites.Freeper Canteen 11~16~12

    11/15/2012 4:50:08 PM PST · by fatima · 407 replies
    ~Favorite Heart Song's ~ Joe Cocker - Unchain My Heart Oh, Songwriters: OTIS/SANFORD Unchain my heart baby let me be Cause you don't care please set me free Unchain my heart Baby let me go Unchain my heart Cause you don't love me no more Every time I call you on the phone Some fella tells me your not at home Unchain my heart set me free Unchain my heart Baby let me be Unchain my heart Cause you don't care about me You got me sewed up like a pillow case But you let my love go to...
  • Oklahoma Doctors vs. Obamacare

    11/15/2012 4:48:01 PM PST · by Nachum · 17 replies
    youtube ^ | 11/15/12 | reason tv
    Three years ago, Dr. Keith Smith, co-founder and managing partner of the Surgery Center of Oklahoma, took an initiative that would only be considered radical in the health care industry: He posted online a list of prices for 112 common surgical procedures. The 51-year-old Smith, a self-described libertarian, and his business partner, Dr. Steve Lantier, founded the Surgery Center 15 years ago, after they became disillusioned with the way patients were treated at St. Anthony Hospital in Oklahoma City, where the two men worked as anesthesiologists. In 1997, Smith and Lantier bought the shell of a former surgical center with...
  • CIA chief Petraeus sex scandal amuses Taliban

    11/15/2012 4:45:30 PM PST · by Arthurio · 21 replies
    The sex scandal that has brought down CIA chief David Petraeus may be causing heartache in the Washington security establishment but the affair has prompted laughter among the Taliban. Petraeus resigned last week to pre-empt revelations of an affair with his married biographer Paula Broadwell, bringing to an end a glittering military career that included a spell commanding NATO forces fighting the Taliban in Afghanistan. A stony-faced Taliban official burst into laughter at the mention of the Petraeus affair during an interview with AFP in northwest Pakistan this week. -snip- The Taliban official said he was not surprised. "It's quite...
  • Hostess says liquidation decision expected Friday (Going Galt)

    11/15/2012 4:35:49 PM PST · by Navy Patriot · 127 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | November 15, 2012 | AP
    Hostess Brands Inc. said it likely won't make an announcement until Friday morning on whether it will move to liquidate its business, after the company had set a Thursday deadline for striking employees to return to work. The maker of Twinkies, Ding Dongs and Wonder Bread had warned employees that would file a motion in U.S. Bankruptcy Court to unwind its business and sell off assets if plant operations didn't return to normal levels by 5 p.m. EST Thursday. That would result in the loss of about 18,000 jobs.Snip The Teamsters meanwhile are urging the smaller union to hold a...
  • U.S. backs Israel on Gaza—including use of ground forces

    11/15/2012 4:31:00 PM PST · by EveningStar · 22 replies
    Yahoo ^ | November 15, 2012 | Olivier Knox
    The White House on Thursday threw its full support behind Israel's military response to a barrage of rockets fired by the Islamist Palestinian movement Hamas that rules the Gaza Strip. Deputy National Security Adviser for Strategic Communications Ben Rhodes said it would be "up to the Israeli government" whether to follow up punishing airstrikes with a ground assault.
  • Four Islamists on Gov. Christie’s Muslim Outreach Committee

    11/15/2012 4:30:26 PM PST · by bayouranger · 6 replies
    radicalislam.org ^ | 15NOV12 | Ryan Mauro
    A RadicalIslam.org investigation has discovered that at least four Islamists sit on New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s Muslim outreach committee, which was formed after Attorney General Jeffrey Chiesa concluded in May that NYPD intelligence-gathering operations in New Jersey did not break any laws. All of the information about the Islamist backgrounds of these four committee members is publicly available, yet the Christie Administration picked them to serve as liaisons to the Muslim community of the state. As a result, they are having private meetings with N.J.’s top security officials. This is just the latest example of Christie’s embrace of Islamists...
  • CNN: PETRAEUS TO TESTIFY HE KNEW LIBYA WAS TERRORISM 'ALMOST IMMEDIATELY'

    11/15/2012 4:29:22 PM PST · by hole_n_one · 474 replies
    Just a few minutes ago on CNN, Pentagon correspondent Barbara Starr reported that a high-placed source informed her that former CIA Chief David Petraeus will use his upcoming testimony to amend his previous testimony. According to this source, Petraeus will tell the closed door congressional hearing that he knew "almost immediately" that the September 11 anniversary attack on our Libyan consulate was a terrorist attack committed by the al-Qaeda-linked militia Ansar Al Sharia.