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  • Can Governors Refuse Entry to Syrian Refugees?

    11/22/2015 5:16:29 AM PST · by HomerBohn · 21 replies
    The New American ^ | 11/20/2015 | Joe Wolverton, II
    In response to the deadly attacks last Friday in Paris believed to have been committed by Syrian-born members of ISIS, at least 31 state governors have declared their intent to refuse entry into their states of refugees fleeing Syria. Governor Doug Ducey of Arizona (shown), for example, issued a strongly worded statement of his state’s intended refusal to allow settlement of Syrian refugees. “Given the horrifying events in Paris last week, I am calling for an immediate halt in the placement of any new refugees in Arizona,” Ducey declared. Alabama Governor Robert Bentley expressed an equally terse promise to prevent...
  • 60 Illegals From Countries That Promote, Produce, or Protect Terrorists Caught Along U.S. Coast

    (CNSNews.com) The U.S. Border Patrol in fiscal 2011 caught 60 aliens from countries that have shown a tendency to promote, produce, or protect terrorist organizations or their members trying to enter the United States through its coastal boundaries, according to statistics from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS). In fiscal 2011, the Border Patrol caught a total of 6,552 aliens along the U.S. coast lines. Of these, 4,123 were other than Mexican (OTM). CBP provided CNSNews.com with a country-by-country breakdown of the nations of origin for these 4,123 OTMs apprehended along U.S. coast lines. In May 2011, the...
  • Convicted of corruption, 12 still await sentencing

    12/28/2009 7:57:29 AM PST · by AtlasStalled · 7 replies · 744+ views
    Chicago Sun-Times ^ | 12/28/09 | Tim Novak
    It has been more than four years since Jacob Kiferbaum pleaded guilty in a kickback scheme involving a hospital that needed state approval for a construction project, one of the earliest corruption scandals under former Gov. Rod Blagojevich. Kiferbaum, though, has yet to spend a day in prison. The north suburban construction magnate is one of 12 men convicted in Illinois political corruption cases who still await sentencing months -- in some cases, years -- after their convictions. The lone exception among them: Tony Rezko, who was a major campaign fund-raiser for Blagojevich, among other politicians. Like the others, Rezko...
  • The Apollo Alliance ( what are they building ? ) (VIDEO)

    07/30/2009 7:04:41 AM PDT · by Halfmanhalfamazing · 5 replies · 1,572+ views
    Glenn Beck via RBO ^ | July 29th | Procrustes
    Below Fox News Channels Glenn Beck explains the Apollo Alliance on his July 28 show. Beck mentions the Obama administrations stimulus blueprint, The New Apollo Program: Clean Energy, Good Jobs, which you can read here.
  • Former FBI Informant Reveals Truth About Ayers & Weather Underground's Campaign Of Political Murder

    01/25/2009 1:14:38 PM PST · by Jim Robinson · 82 replies · 4,928+ views
    PipeLineNews.org ^ | January 21, 2009 | By WILLIAM MAYER
    January 21, 2009 - San Francisco, CA - PipeLineNews.org - Almost from its inception, the Weather Underground [WU] was viewed with great concern by the FBI. As a result, the decision was made to place a high level informant within the group to help keeps tabs on its members' activities. That person was Larry Grathwohl, a Vietnam veteran and the only publicly identified FBI informant who succeeded in penetrating the Weather Underground, serving in that capacity from August 1969 until April 1970. Prior to his service in the FBI, he was a member of the Cincinnati Police force. PipeLineNews.org contacted...
  • CA: (terrorist) Bill Ayers: Trudging Toward Freedom (St Mary's College, we'll be there!)

    01/26/2009 1:33:12 PM PST · by Jim Robinson · 59 replies · 4,186+ views
    Saint Mary's - Moraga, CA ^ | January 28, 2009 | Press Release
    "Guilty as hell, free as a birdAmerica is a great country," he said. Chicago Magazine, No Regrets, Aug 2001. Bill Ayers: Trudging Toward Freedom Bill Ayers, a professor of education at the University of Illinois-Chicago, became a focal point of the 2008 presidential campaign. Described by Republican nominee John McCain as a washed up terrorist, Ayers was a prominent figure with Students for a Democratic Society and the Weather Underground in the late 1960s and 1970s. After spending several years living underground as the U.S. government pursued charges against him that it later dropped, Ayers went on to become...
  • President Obama's first call 'was to President Abbas'

    01/21/2009 9:43:18 PM PST · by Steelfish · 36 replies · 1,468+ views
    London Times ^ | January 22, 2009
    From The Times January 22, 2009 President Obama's first call 'was to President Abbas' President Obama placed the Middle East at the forefront of his first hours in office yesterday as he sought to make good on his promise of ushering in a new era of peace. In a flurry of telephone calls from the Oval Office, he reached out to leaders in the region and vowed to engage immediately in pursuit of a permanent Arab-Israeli settlement. The spokesman for President Abbas revealed that Mr Obama had told the Palestinian leader that their conversation was his first with a foreign...
  • Democratic Underground Stubbornly Clings to Childish BDS

    01/21/2009 5:03:15 PM PST · by PJ-Comix · 50 replies · 1,648+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | January 21, 2009 | P.J. Gladnick
    Attention all shrinks! You will have a field day analyzing the incredibly childish BDS (Bush Derangement Syndrome) exhibited by this Hate Bush thread over at the Democratic Underground. The author of the thread, William Rivers Pitt, is a real piece of work. In case you never heard of Pitt, he was a perpetrator, along with former fashion photographer and Truthout publisher, Marc Ash, and "investigative reporter" Jason Leopold of one of the biggest journalistic hoaxes of this decade: the supposed indictment of Karl Rove by Patrick Fitzgerald on May 12, 2006. All that Pitt managed to accomplish when the indictment...
  • Argentine prez: Fidel Castro `believes in Obama'

    01/21/2009 5:06:48 PM PST · by pissant · 16 replies · 1,334+ views
    Google/AP ^ | 1/21/09 | Andrea Rodriguez
    HAVANA (AP) Fidel Castro watched the U.S. inauguration on television and said Wednesday that Barack Obama seems "like a man who is absolutely sincere," Argentina's president said after meeting with the ailing Cuban icon. "Fidel believes in Obama," Cristina Fernandez said. The meeting with Fernandez, just before she ended a four-day visit to Cuba, dispelled persistent rumors that the 82-year-old Castro had suffered a stroke or lapsed into a coma in recent days.
  • Argentine prez: Fidel Castro 'believes in Obama'

    01/21/2009 5:12:45 PM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 10 replies · 1,002+ views
    The Atlanta Journal-Constitution ^ | January 21, 2009 | ANDREA RODRIGUEZ
    HAVANA Fidel Castro watched the U.S. inauguration on television and said Wednesday that Barack Obama seems "like a man who is absolutely sincere," Argentina's president said after meeting with the ailing Cuban icon. "Fidel believes in Obama," Cristina Fernandez said.
  • President Obama's first call 'was to President Abbas'

    01/21/2009 5:20:49 PM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 96 replies · 3,529+ views
    timesonline.co.uk ^ | January 22, 2009 | Tom Baldwin
    President Obama placed the Middle East at the forefront of his first hours in office yesterday as he sought to make good on his promise of ushering in a new era of peace. In a flurry of telephone calls from the Oval Office, he reached out to leaders in the region and vowed to engage immediately in pursuit of a permanent Arab-Israeli settlement. The spokesman for President Abbas revealed that Mr Obama had told the Palestinian leader that their conversation was his first with a foreign statesman since taking office. Mr Obama also spoke to President Mubarak of Egypt, Ehud...
  • Haniyeh: We'll deal positively with any cease-fire initiative (Hamas raising white flag?)

    01/12/2009 7:29:35 PM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 14 replies · 614+ views
    The Jerusalem Post ^ | January 12, 2009 | KHALED ABU TOAMEH
    For the first time since the beginning of the IDF military operation in the Gaza Strip, Hamas on Monday openly signaled its willingness to accept a cease-fire with Israel. The message from Hamas was issued by its prime minister, Ismail Haniyeh, who has been in hiding since the beginning of the offensive. Haniyeh's remarks contradict fiery statements made by Hamas leaders in Syria and Lebanon. Haniyeh said in a televised speech that Hamas would cooperate with any initiative to stop the offensive and reopen the border crossings into the Gaza Strip. "We will deal positively with any initiative aimed at...
  • Iran Threatens Hamas-NO PEACE OR ELSE !!

    01/11/2009 5:37:39 PM PST · by Shellybenoit · 5 replies · 476+ views
    JPOST/Yidwithlid ^ | 1/11/09 | Yidwithlid
    Little coverage has been given to Israel's REAL opponent in this Gaza conflict IRAN. The Islamic Republic created by Jimmy Carter, is described as one of the chief arms providers of Hamas, but their control of the terrorist group go WAY beyond giving them weapons to kill with. Dr. Walid Phares believes that Iran deliberately pushed Hamas to provoke Israel at a time "between" the two Presidential administrations and before the Israeli and Palestinian elections: Timing the Hamas end to the cease fire between two American presidencies in Washington and just before the Israeli and Palestinian elections, the Iranian Mullahs...
  • Inside the New Black Panthers - Nat'l Geographic Channel - On now

    01/11/2009 9:08:57 PM PST · by STARWISE · 18 replies · 1,743+ views
    Similar to hate factions like the KKK and neo-Nazis, the New Black Panther Party is a militant hate group, headquartered in Washington, D.C. that seeks to redefine the black struggle for equality and demand liberation from what it sees as white supremecy.
  • (Riverside, CA.) Inland Latino Population Growth Is 4th-Highest In The Nation

    01/09/2009 5:05:31 PM PST · by real_patriotic_american · 42 replies · 3,896+ views
    The Press Enterprise ^ | October 23, 2008 | David Olson
    Riverside and San Bernardino counties added more Latino residents between 2000 and 2007 than all but three other U.S. counties, a new analysis of U.S. Census data found. The report, by the nonpartisan Washington, D.C.-based Pew Hispanic Center, also found that most Latino population growth is now from new births. In the 1980s and 1990s, it was mostly from immigration. That means no matter what happens to the immigration rate, the Latino population of Riverside and San Bernardino counties will continue to grow steadily, reaching a majority within several years, experts say. Riverside County's Hispanic population surged 60 percent between...
  • Secure Borders, End Sanctuaries, Deport Illegals

    01/11/2009 5:33:52 AM PST · by real_patriotic_american · 27 replies · 2,404+ views
    Red Bluff Daily News ^ | January 11, 2009 | Pete Stiglich
    What part of illegal alien is so difficult to understand? Apparently, there are those who are either too confused, too unwilling or too incapable of understanding the meaning of those simple words. Instead, they'd rather emotionalize any debate on illegal immigration with cries of racism, discrimination and an alleged lack of compassion for our fellow human beings. They choose this course rather than honestly dealing with the established fact we are a nation of laws - laws intended and necessary to preserve civility and order for our common good. I, for one, refuse to be intimidated or influenced by such...
  • Report: Hamas forces people back into their homes

    01/11/2009 3:35:53 AM PST · by Halfmanhalfamazing · 7 replies · 678+ views
    Ynet News ^ | January 6th | Roee Nahmias
    In other cases, civilians are simply used as cannon fodder or human shields. Reports out of Gaza say residents who attempted to flee their homes in the northern area of the Strip were forced to go back at gunpoint, by Hamas men.
  • Obama's Secret Letter to Hamas

    01/10/2009 10:56:34 AM PST · by bloodmeridian · 410+ views
    Feed Your ADHD ^ | 1/10/2009 | Dr. Dave
    Dear Khaled Mashaal, Ismail Haniyah, Mahmoud Zahar, Ayman Taha, JamalAbu Hashim, Salah el-Bardawil, Mohamed Nasser, or Imad el-Alami (or whoever is in charge and receives this before getting extinguished by a smart bomb): I extend personal greetings from the highest office of the United States (well, it will be mine in 10 days, but screw it, lets just say Im in charge now). I hope this letter finds you well (and with all of your limbs). I understand you may be hiding in a tunnel somewhere near the Egyptian border. If you need toilet paper, water, or Jew-eating rabbits, please...
  • Obama won't deal with Hamas, 'Jerusalem Post' told

    01/10/2009 12:50:51 PM PST · by Free America52 · 12 replies · 507+ views
    Jersualem Post ^ | 01/10/2008 | Free America
    The incoming Obama administration will not abandon US President George W. Bush's doctrine of isolating Hamas, the chief national security spokesperson of the Obama transition team has told The Jerusalem Post. The next US president will not break the policy of isolating Hamas, an Obama spokesperson told The Jerusalem Post. US President-elect Barack Obama "has repeatedly stated that he believes that Hamas is a terrorist organization dedicated to Israel's destruction, and that we should not deal with them until they recognize Israel, renounce violence, and abide by past agreements," said Brooke Anderson in a statement to the Post.
  • ALERT - Domestic Terrorist Bill Ayers Speaking in Moraga, CA

    01/10/2009 4:29:11 PM PST · by johnqueuepublic · 83 replies · 2,451+ views
    St. Mary's College Press Release, ^ | January 10, 2008 | John Q. Public
    Jan. 28, 7:30 p.m.: Bill Ayers: Trudging Toward Freedom (public lecture) Bill Ayers is a Professor of Education at the University of Illinois at Chicago and has just released the Handbook of Social Justice in Education. He is noted for his work in education reform and also for his controversial history as a founder of the Weather Underground. He will discuss his life and work and their inevitable intersection in the pursuit of social justice.
  • Barack Obama 'kidnaps' 24 hero Jack Bauer

    01/10/2009 5:27:36 PM PST · by shove_it · 31 replies · 1,878+ views
    telegraph ^ | 10 Jan 2009 | Tim Shipman
    US conservatives say Jack Bauer from 24 has been 'kidnapped' by the new liberal agenda of President-Elect Barack Obama. As the hero of the television action series, Bauer became a modern icon of rugged American values and a fictional flag waver for the Bush administration's determination to defeat terrorists. The intelligence agent, played by Keifer Sutherland, has never been afraid to torture or shoot to kill while tackling villainous foreigners intent on waging war on the American homeland. But now US conservatives are up in arms that the election of President-Elect Barack Obama has led the show's producers to pander...
  • Hawks depart as Clinton ushers in new era of US 'soft power'

    01/10/2009 6:22:06 PM PST · by melt · 47 replies · 1,977+ views
    guardian.co.uk ^ | 1/11/09 | Paul Harris
    Barack Obama will mark a radical break in American foreign policy this week by unveiling a team of diplomats tasked with ushering in a new era of dialogue with enemies abroad. As Hillary Clinton prepares for Senate confirmation hearings this week, she will head a group of advisers who are virtual opposites to the appointees made by President George W Bush. While Bush favoured aggressive neoconservative ideologues, Obama has selected people whose doveish credentials seem impeccable. They will be responsible for reversing the political unilateralism of the Bush years and opening direct negotiations with hostile states, potentially ranging from Syria...
  • Audio: Jimmy Carter Shocker: 'The Tunnels Dug by Hamas are Defensive!

    01/10/2009 6:48:55 PM PST · by Nachum · 99 replies · 3,972+ views
    Arutz 7 ^ | 1-10-09 | staff
    America's pro-terror 39th president blames Israel for the war in Gaza by insisting: "this fragile truce was partially broken on Nov. 4, when Israel launched an attack in Gaza to destroy a defensive tunnel being dug by Hamas!"
  • Hamas: Gaza war an end to peace bid

    01/10/2009 7:09:47 PM PST · by Dave346 · 21 replies · 1,083+ views
    aljazeera ^ | 1/10/09
    In a televised speech on Saturday, Khaled Meshaal, the Hamas leader, said Israel's offensive on Gaza, had failed because Hamas was still firing rockets at Israel. "You have finished off the last chance and breath for settlement and negotiations," Meshaal said. "Has it stopped the rockets?" he asked of Israel's declared aim in launching the offensive. Meshaal said that Israel was covering up the true nature of its losses by saying that troops had been killed by friendly fire and accidents. Meshaal said that any international monitoring force in the Gaza strip would be treated as "occupation" force.
  • IDF: Hamas fighters beginning to desert; army steps up Gaza offensive

    01/10/2009 7:46:36 PM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 35 replies · 1,748+ views
    haaretz.com ^ | January 10, 2009 | Amos Harel
    A senior Israeli military commander involved in Operation Cast Lead said on Saturday that Hamas militants are suffering from exhaustion and are deserting battle. The commander told reporters that Amir Mansi, the commander of Hamas's rocket-launching program in the Gaza City area who was killed by the IDF on Saturday, fired mortars himself after junior Hamas operatives refused to go outside, fearing an Israeli strike. The IDF official estimated that more than 300 Hamas operatives have been killed since Israel launched its ground offensive in Gaza one week ago.
  • Hamas rocket chief is killed

    01/10/2009 7:48:12 PM PST · by Steelfish · 32 replies · 1,009+ views
    London Times ^ | January 11, 2009
    From The Sunday Times January 11, 2009 Hamas rocket chief is killed Uzi Mahnaimi Tel Aviv THE mastermind of Hamass long-range rocket attacks on Israel was killed yesterday in an airstrike, according to Israeli military sources. Amir Mansi, an engineer who commanded cells responsible for firing Grad rockets supplied by Iran, died after coming under attack from a helicopter. The Israeli army said he had been trying to fire mortar shells at their troops when he was targeted. Mansi headed the Hamas military wings Gaza Strip rocket division and played a big role in Grad rocket attacks on Israeli communities,...
  • Illinois House Impeaches Blagojevich

    01/09/2009 8:40:51 AM PST · by Red in Blue PA · 118 replies · 3,996+ views
    Fox ^ | 1/9/2008 | Fox
    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Driven by anger and politics, the Illinois House has voted to impeach Gov. Rod Blagojevich. The unprecedented action sets the stage for a Senate trial on whether he should be thrown out of office for corruption and abuse of power. The governor seemed to acknowledge the inevitable when he issued a statement Thursday night that looked past the House vote and predicted a different outcome in the subsequent Senate trial. His statement criticized the hearings leading up to the House vote as unfair and biased. A House committee has been studying the possibility of impeachment since shortly...
  • Feds Sue Supremacist Group For Voter Intimidation

    01/09/2009 4:32:14 AM PST · by William Tell 2 · 19 replies · 1,086+ views
    The Bulletin ^ | January 09, 2009 | Michael P. Tremoglie
    Group's members said they were also members of and authorized by Philadelphia's Democratic Party. http://www.thebulletin.us/articles/2009/01/09/news/local_state/doc4966e96e91b53858078574.txt
  • Feds say inauguration attractive terrorist target

    01/07/2009 4:37:58 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 38 replies · 818+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 1/07/09 | Eileen Sullivan - ap
    WASHINGTON The upcoming inauguration of Barack Obama is an attractive target for international and domestic terrorists, but U.S. intelligence officials have no information about specific threats to the Jan. 20 event. An internal intelligence assessment, obtained by The Associated Press on Wednesday, says the high visibility of the event, the presence of dignitaries and the significance of swearing in the country's first black president make the inauguration vulnerable to attacks.
  • The world is waiting for Barack Obama to speak his mind

    01/07/2009 1:02:21 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 68 replies · 1,464+ views
    The London Times ^ | January 6, 2009 | Bronwen Maddox, Chief Foreign Commentator
    If Europe wants to phone America on the Gaza crisis, who does it call? Not George Bush, who has two weeks left in the White House. And not Barack Obama, who has been mute on Israels military action, although the world looked to him immediately the conflict filled the screens. Nobody at home in Washington, ran one US headline on the turmoil. President-elect Obama is closely monitoring global events, including the situation in Gaza, but there is one president at a time, said Brooke Anderson, his chief national security spokeswoman. This is disingenuous. Even if silence is meant only as...
  • Ellison on Al Jazeera: Not much sympathy by U.S. for Palestinians

    01/07/2009 12:42:49 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 26 replies · 824+ views
    The Minnesota Independent ^ | 1/7/09 | Paul Schmelzer
    Many Democrats, including President-elect Barack Obama, maintain staunch support for Israel, despite its military crackdown on Hamas in Gaza over the past two weeks, but a few Minnesotans including Reps. Keith Ellison and Betty McCollum and Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Norm Coleman have taken more independent approaches. Discussing the conflict with Al Jazeeras Shihab Rattansi yesterday, Ellison expanded on his statement of last Friday, which accused the Bush administration of passively ignoring the strikes and ground offensive that have killed nearly 600 people in Gaza and during which he said he supported actively engaging both sides to find...
  • Leading American Muslim publicly threatens U.S. for supporting Israel

    01/07/2009 12:37:49 PM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 45 replies · 981+ views
    jihadwatch.org ^ | January 7, 2009 | Raymond
    Not terribly surprising since he also once said that 9/11 was planned by America. As this report points out, however, Salah Sultan is not just another hate-preacher appearing on Arab TV; he also "holds U.S. permanent residency status and, according to one federal law enforcement official, travels regularly on a U.S. passport." Moreover, he is on several prominent U.S. Muslim boards and committees -- many of which (no doubt temporarily) removed his name from their websites and membership lists immediately after MEMRI translated and posted his tirade. "Top American Islamic Cleric Threatens U.S. on Egyptian TV," by Patrick Poole for...
  • Deported Hamas Terrorist Now an LA Times Columnist

    01/07/2009 9:45:04 AM PST · by mojito · 12 replies · 672+ views
    LittleGreenFootballs ^ | 1/7/2009 | Charles Johnson
    Leading Hamas terrorist Mousa Abu Marzook, deported from the United States in 1997, gets back into the US via a column in the Los Angeles Times: Hamas speaks. Vile. Evil. Disgusting. Foul. Take your pick. There is something deeply wrong with our mainstream media. Contact the Los Angeles Times and tell them what you think about giving a voice to genocidal mass murderers.
  • Anti-Israel Protests in America Cross the Line of Decency

    01/07/2009 9:40:07 AM PST · by AJKauf · 16 replies · 810+ views
    Pajamas Media ^ | January 7 | Reut Cohen
    The scene in Chicago was exceptionally ugly. Police estimated that nearly 3,000 Palestinian supporters gathered at the Chicago Tribune Plaza in front of the Israeli Consulate. The protesters had megaphones and large speakers, making certain that their angry ranting and raging in both Arabic and English was heard. One of the Palestinian supporters crossed the barriers and physically assaulted a civilian who came out in support of Israel. Pro-Israel supporters had stones and coins thrown at them as they stood in silence watching this angry mob. One of the members of the protest group took an Israeli flag from one...
  • Who Are the Real Nazis?

    01/07/2009 9:00:20 AM PST · by dbz77 · 54 replies · 1,263+ views
    TownHall ^ | January 7, 2009 | Jonah Goldberg
    "Go back to the oven! You need a big oven, that's what you need!" This is what one young woman thought passed for acceptable discourse during an anti-Israel rally last week in, of all places, Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Other chants were similarly unlovely. You can watch it on YouTube if you like. But why bother? The Fort Lauderdale outburst is just one window on the upside-down world of Israel hatred. Across the Islamic world, and in too many points West, it is still considered a penetrating and poignant insight to call Zionists the "new Nazis." For instance, in Sunday's Gulf...
  • Protester Calls for Jews to 'Go Back to the Oven' at Anti-Israel Demonstration

    01/07/2009 8:35:14 AM PST · by Red in Blue PA · 60 replies · 1,386+ views
    Fox ^ | 1/7/2009 | Fox
    Like many other protests of Israel's campaign in Gaza, this one ended badly police had to cool an ugly fight between supporters of Israel and Gaza, breaking up the warring sides as their screaming and chanting threatened to turn into something worse. But some protesters at this rally in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., took their rhetoric a step further, calling for the extermination of Israel and of Jews. Separated by battle lines and a stream of rush-hour traffic outside a federal courthouse last week, at least 200 pro-Palestinian demonstrators faced off against a smaller crowd of Israel supporters.
  • Holy Land Verdict Could be Boost for Obama's War on Terror

    01/07/2009 5:56:07 AM PST · by Dallas59 · 6 replies · 396+ views
    Dallas News ^ | 01/07/2009 | JASON TRAHAN
    The Bush administration's ringing victory in last year's Holy Land Foundation terrorism financing trial could provide a tailwind for President Barack Obama's efforts to carry on the war on terror. There's much in the Bush administration's counterterrorism toolbox that the new president wants to throw out Guantnamo Bay, secret foreign prisons, torture and warrantless wiretapping. But one weapon now proven effective by the Holy Land trial is the use of intelligence on complicated terrorist networks to pursue criminal cases.
  • Top American Islamic Cleric Threatens U.S. on Egyptian TV

    01/07/2009 5:13:15 AM PST · by Renfield · 9 replies · 777+ views
    Pajamas Media ^ | 1/07/08 | Patrick Poole
    Islamic cleric Salah Sultan appeared on Egypts Al-Nas TV last week and delivered a warning of death and destruction for America. Not only did he attack the U.S. for its military support of Israel in its fight against the Hamas terrorist organization, but he vowed retaliation such that more Americans would be killed than those Palestinians (and, presumably, Hamas terrorists) killed in the present conflict in Gaza, emphasizing that this would take place soon: America, which gave [Israel] everything it needed in these battles, will suffer economic stagnation, ruin, destruction, and crime, which will surpass what is happening in Gaza....
  • Obamas Jews reaping what they have sown in Israel

    01/07/2009 5:10:01 AM PST · by jmaroneps37 · 18 replies · 1,092+ views
    The Collins Report ^ | January 7, 2009 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    January 7th, 2009 By Kevin Coach Collins In July Barack Obama's support among American Jews was falling. Two polls had him below 60%, and there were reports of Jewish seniors in South Florida chasing Obamas lackeys out of synagogues. The old Jews, mostly transplants from Brooklyn and Queens New York, were furious because they suspected Barack Obama would not be a friend to Israel. Then like horses at a barn fire, even KNOWING he would stab Israel in the back, the Jews ran back into the flames of Democrat lies. In the end they were more liberal Democrat, than supporters...
  • Al Qaeda No. 2 Blames Obama, Egypt's President for Gaza

    01/07/2009 3:09:36 AM PST · by The_Victor · 20 replies · 1,194+ views
    Fox News (AP) ^ | 1/7/2009 | n/a
    CAIRO, Egypt An intelligence monitoring center reports that Al Qaeda's No. 2 leader is blaming Barack Obama and Egypt's president for the Israeli offensive in Gaza. The SITE Monitoring Service says the audio statement by Ayman al-Zawahiri was posted on militant Web sites Tuesday. This is al-Zawahiri's first comment on the crisis since the war began eleven days ago. In a transcript of the statement released by SITE, he calls the Israeli offensive a "Crusade against Islam and Muslims" and "Obama's gift to Israel" before he takes office. Al-Zawahiri also calls Egypt's president, Hosni Mubarak, a "traitor" for keeping...
  • Obama breaks silence on Gaza, voices 'deep concern' over civilian deaths

    01/06/2009 2:01:08 PM PST · by freedom9 · 226 replies · 8,374+ views
    Barack Obama, who takes over as U.S. president from George W. Bush on January 20, broke his silence about the violence in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, calling the loss of civilian lives in Gaza and in Israel a "source of deep concern for me." Obama added he would adhere to his principle that only Bush should be the voice of U.S. foreign policy at this time but he would have plenty to say after his inauguration in two weeks. Nonetheless, Obama said that he is "not backing at all from what I've said during the campaign we're going to...
  • Al Qaeda Vows Revenge for Gaza [Zawahiri refers directly to President-elect Barack Obama....]

    01/06/2009 1:43:03 PM PST · by Sub-Driver · 20 replies · 1,223+ views
    Al Qaeda Vows Revenge for Gaza Ayman al-Zawahiri Vows to Avenge Deaths of Palestinians By MADDY SAUER Jan. 6, 2009 Osama bin Laden's top deputy in al Qaeda has released a new tape in which he threatens the United States and vows revenge for the deaths of Palestinians in Gaza. "We will never stop until we avenge the death of all who are killed, injured, widowed and orphaned in Palestine and throughout the Islamic world," said Ayman al-Zawahiri in a new 10-minute audio recording released today on extreme Islamist Web forums. The message is entitled "The Massacre in Gaza and...
  • Obama, On the Brink of History and the Horns of a Dilemma

    01/06/2009 1:00:44 PM PST · by XR7 · 10 replies · 620+ views
    Gulf1 ^ | 1/6/09 | Col. Robert L. Pappas, USMC ret.
    It has been two weeks since Israel began a defensive operation to destroy Hamas' missile launching capability presently situated in the Gaza, a narrow Arab enclave along the southwestern shore located between Israel and Egypt. The 1967 war between Israel and Arab/Muslim countries was for Israel a war of survival, for Arabs it was another attempt to extinguish the Jewish state. Gaza had earlier been created by the U.N. as an enclave for Arabs who had been displaced for a variety of reasons, by the U.N. creation of Israel. From its founding in 1948, Israel has constantly defended against Arab/Muslim...
  • Arson attack on French synagogue

    01/06/2009 8:44:49 AM PST · by FrogBurger · 40 replies · 1,616+ views
    BBC ^ | 1/6/2009 | BBC
    Attackers rammed a burning car into a synagogue in the southern French city of Toulouse, officials have said. The car, packed with a petrol bomb, was set alight and then pushed into the synagogue door by a second car. The building caught fire but a local rabbi and about 12 people caught inside escaped unharmed after Monday's attack. It came as the French defence minister met Jewish and Muslim community leaders to stress the Middle East conflict should not lead to violence in France. Police said they were investigating the attack and had not made any arrests. Molotov cocktails Damage...
  • Appeal to Osama Bin Laden (Hamas needs your help)

    01/06/2009 8:39:57 AM PST · by harwood · 3 replies · 463+ views
    ...Oh Osama We want a loud shaking in the heart of Tel Aviv.."
  • San Francisco: Pro Hamas Rally Gets Ugly

    01/06/2009 8:36:01 AM PST · by blueyon · 13 replies · 1,346+ views
    Live Leek ^ | 1-06-08 | Bellava
    San Francisco: Protesters whip up the crowd at the Israeli Consulate.
  • Leon Panetta Pick Signals Obama Will Relent on War on Terror to Civil Rights Concerns of Al-Qaeda

    01/06/2009 8:23:30 AM PST · by obamaisandrogynous · 46 replies · 1,733+ views
    Republican Liberty Caucus ^ | 1/6/2009 | Historicus and Publicola
    The pick of Leon Panetta as the new director of the Central Intelligence Agency signals just one thing Barack Hussein Obama, Jr., the president-elect, is ready to capitulate to terrorists. For weeks, there have been rumors in the military and intelligence world that Obama was having difficulty finding a new CIA director because no one who was qualified wanted to work with Eric Holder, Obamas choice for Attorney General. Holder famously defended the wall of separation between the CIA and the FBI during the Clinton administration, which prevented the agencies from sharing intelligence on terrorists, for fear of harming...
  • NBC's Todd Points Out Obama Inconsistency with Question at Press Conference - Video 1/7/09

    01/07/2009 11:30:56 AM PST · by Federalist Patriot · 23 replies · 1,649+ views
    Freedom's Lighthouse ^ | January 7, 2009 | BrianinMO
    Here is video of NBC's Chuck Todd asking a question of President-elect Barack Obama at a press conference today, January 7, 2009. He asked Obama if he would like to comment about the Israeli - Hamas conflict in Gaza. Todd pointed out Obama has said repeatedly he could not comment because America only has "one President at a time," but went on to say to Obama that he had not followed that when it comes to domestic policy, speaking out repeatedly about the economy. Obama did not seem to appreciate Todd pointing out this inconsistency, and tried to make the...
  • Arab Nations Set For 2nd Gaza Let-Down (and must wait until Obama hands Hamas their victory)

    01/06/2009 3:30:44 AM PST · by tobyhill · 2 replies · 374+ views
    cbs ^ | 1/6/2009 | Pamela Falk
    Diplomatic efforts continued at the United Nations on Monday with Arab foreign ministers pressing for a cease fire between Israel and Hamas. The Arab nations prepared a new draft Security Council Resolution to be presented when Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas attends meetings in New York on Tuesday. An open Security Council meeting is planned. But not much appeared to have changed, despite meetings between the Arab foreign ministers, the U.S. Ambassador, and other permanent members of the Council. Palestinian Foreign Minister Riad al-Malki said, "We are here with the expectation that all members of the Security Council will work in...
  • Foundation: UN Must Set Up Tribunal To Prosecute Israeli War Criminals

    01/06/2009 3:04:33 AM PST · by kronos77 · 14 replies · 817+ views
    SHAH ALAM, Jan 6 (Bernama) -- The United Nations (UN) should set up an international tribunal to prosecute Israeli war criminals, Kuala Lumpur Foundation to Criminalise War (KLFCW) trustee Tunku Sofiah Jewa said today. She noted the time was ripe for the UN General Assembly to seriously consider estabilishing an international criminal tribunal for Israel (ICTI), in view of the recent Israeli atrocities against Palestine. Tunku Sofia said this would be in line with a call by Prof Francis A. Boyle, a noted international jurist, to establish the ICTI. "Until an ICTI is established by the UN General Assembly, neither...