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  • Soon-to-Be-Released Clinton Records Show Attempts to Shackle Militia

    08/25/2014 1:42:33 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 10 replies
    Breitbart's Big Government ^ | August 25, 2014 | AWR Hawkins
    Files scheduled to be released from Clinton White House records will show his efforts to shackle militias and set up a "strict licensing system" for paramilitary groups, Politico reports. In other words, gun control was to be complemented--and in places, supplemented--by people control. According to Politico, the release is certain to raise the ire of citizens already concerned about "enhancing government surveillance powers and regulating armed groups of U.S. citizens." Upon release, the files are expected to show that Clinton's plans ran into trouble when his own attorneys "feared that some of the proposals could violate the Constitution." The files...
  • FBI to Federal Judge: OKC Bombing Videotapes ‘Might Have Been Misfiled, Impossible to Know Where’

    07/02/2011 8:08:27 AM PDT · by Para-Ord.45 · 49 replies ^ | July 01 2011 | Bob McCarty
    In a response filed yesterday to a federal judge’s order May 11, an FBI official offered no denials about the existence of video images captured by more than 20 surveillance cameras operating prior to 9:02 a.m. on April 19, 1995, in the vicinity of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in downtown Oklahoma City. Instead, he explained that officials at the bureau merely cannot find the tapes and raised the possibility that they “might have been misfiled and thus could be located somewhere other than in the OKBOMB file (though it would be impossible to know where).” The order, issued...
  • A decade later, blaming GOP for radicalism is harder

    01/16/2011 4:32:32 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 1 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | January 16, 2011 | Noemie Emery
    "No one wants the country to suffer another catastrophe," Time's Mark Halperin wrote after the 2010 midterms -- while saying disaster was just what President Obama needed. He was hardly alone in this theory: Something similar occurred to President Clinton's adviser Mark Penn. "President Clinton reconnected with Oklahoma," he said to Chris Matthews. "Obama needs a similar kind of ... yeah." To some on the left, when your typical paranoid loner, Jared Loughner, shot Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, R-Ariz., outside a Safeway in Tucson, wounding 13 people and killing six, it seemed the "kind of ... yeah" moment had come. Now...
  • Ariz. rampage suspect may seek Unabomber lawyer [Jared Loughner

    01/10/2011 3:57:32 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 5 replies
    The Associated Press ^ | January 9, 2011 | Numerous AP Staff
    A 22-year-old man described as a social outcast with wild beliefs steeped in mistrust faces a federal court hearing on charges he tried to assassinate Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and killed others in a Tucson shooting rampage. Public defenders are asking that the attorney who defended Oklahoma City bombing conspirator Timothy McVeigh and "Unabomber" Ted Kaczynski defend Jared Loughner, who makes his first court appearance Monday afternoon....
  • Agents Provocateurs Fuel Anti-Right-wing Propaganda [Please read!]

    05/12/2010 12:09:11 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 35 replies · 1,958+ views
    The New American ^ | May 12, 2010 | William F. Jasper
    On August 9 Hal Turner is scheduled to go on trial in federal court in Brooklyn, New York, for allegedly threatening three federal appeals court judges in an Internet blog post. For the past several years, Turner, an Internet radio shock jock, has been one of the top purveyors of incendiary racist bombast. He has been dubbed the “Host of Hate” by the Southern Poverty Law Center and has provided the SPLC and other left-wing activist groups with a handy image to use in smearing conservatives. The major problem for prosecutors is that Turner was on the payroll of the...
  • Gorelick: Obama Should Speak to Militias (Hurl-tastic!)

    04/19/2010 7:19:29 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 63 replies · 954+ views
    Main Justice ^ | April 19, 2010 | Ryan J. Reilly
    Former Deputy Attorney General Jamie Gorelick said that President Barack Obama should speak in front of members of the militia movement to calm down rhetoric in the midst of a resurgent anti-government movement. Gorelick was speaking Friday as part of a panel discussion marking the 15th anniversary of the Oklahoma City bombing on Monday. On April 19, 1995, Timothy McVeigh blew up the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building, killing 168 people. McVeigh, an anti-government extremist who was hoping to spark a revolt against the federal government, was convicted, sentenced to the death penalty and executed on June 11, 2001. “It...
  • CAIR:(Council on American-Islamic Relations)Extremism Resurgent 15 Years After Oklahoma City Bombing

    04/19/2010 2:38:15 PM PDT · by mdittmar · 25 replies · 594+ views
    CAIR:(Council on American-Islamic Relations) ^ | 4/19/2010 | CAIR:(Council on American-Islamic Relations)
    (WASHINGTON, D.C., 4/19/2010) -- A prominent national Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization today marked the 15th anniversary of the terrorist attack on the Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City by calling on all Americans to challenge the recent resurgence of the same anti-government extremism that lead to the bombing masterminded by Timothy McVeigh and Terry Nichols.
  • Right-Wing Terror Returns [Here we go...]

    06/11/2009 6:50:40 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 17 replies · 825+ views
    The Daily Beast ^ | June 10, 2009 | Benjamin Sarlin
    Wednesday's shooting at the Holocaust Museum in D.C.—the second attack by a domestic terrorist in two weeks—killed one and left others injured. As details on the suspect, a white supremacist leader, come to light, a controversial government memo on right-wing terror earlier this year deserves another look. To the nation's horror, a much-maligned Department of Homeland Security memo on right-wing extremism is looking more accurate by the day. With news of a horrific incident of domestic terrorism Wednesday at the Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C., the second major attack by a far-right gunman in less than two weeks, the...
  • Affidavit: McVeigh had high-level help

    02/21/2007 1:10:07 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 119 replies · 3,896+ views
    The Salt Lake Tribune ^ | February 22, 2007 | Pamela Manson
    Oklahoma City bombing conspirator Terry Nichols says a high-ranking FBI official "apparently" was directing Timothy McVeigh in the plot to blow up a government building and might have changed the original target of the attack, according to a new affidavit filed in U.S. District Court in Utah. The official and other conspirators are being protected by the federal government "in a cover-up to escape its responsibility for the loss of life in Oklahoma," Nichols claims in a Feb. 9 affidavit. Documents that supposedly help back up his allegations have been sealed to protect information in them, such as Social Security...
  • FBI chided for OKC bomb investigation

    12/25/2006 6:03:17 AM PST · by Mr. Brightside · 45 replies · 1,710+ views
    Yahoo ^ | 12/25/06
    FBI chided for OKC bomb investigation By JOHN SOLOMON, Associated Press Writer Mon Dec 25, 4:36 AM ET WASHINGTON - A two-year congressional inquiry into the Oklahoma City bombing concludes that the FBI didn't fully investigate whether other suspects may have helped Timothy McVeigh and Terry Nichols with the deadly 1995 attack, allowing questions to linger a decade later. The House International Relations investigative subcommittee will release the findings of its two-year review as early as Wednesday, declaring there is no conclusive evidence of a foreign connection to the attack, but that far too many unanswered questions remain. The subcommittee's...
  • Witness (Fortier) in Okla. City Bombing to Be Freed

    01/17/2006 10:01:16 PM PST · by Rte66 · 32 replies · 795+ views
    Houston Chronicle; AP ^ | Jan. 17, 2006, 9:03PM | By SEAN MURPHY Associated Press Writer
    OKLAHOMA CITY — Michael Fortier, the prosecution's star witness in the Oklahoma City bombing trials, is scheduled to be released from federal prison Friday, victims' relatives said. The Federal Bureau of Prisons has notified family members of several bombing victims of Fortier's impending release, the relatives said Tuesday. He still must serve three years of supervised release. .....
  • Has Terrorism Returned to America’s Heartland?

    10/26/2005 12:40:47 PM PDT · by LibertyRocks · 139 replies · 3,186+ views
    CBN News ^ | Erick Stakelbeck
    OKLAHOMA CITY, Oklahoma - Has terrorism returned to the Oklahoma City area? That is what folks in Norman have been asking, ever since a 21-year-old student at the University of Oklahoma killed himself in what some are calling an attempted homicide bombing. On Saturday, October 1, engineering major Joel Hinrichs detonated a homemade bomb near Memorial Stadium, where 84,000 fans were watching the hometown Sooners take on Kansas State. That was just a hundred yards from a newly replaced bench -- it was there, just before halftime, that a powerful explosion ripped through the entire area, taking Hinrichs with it....
  • FBI must turn over investigation docs

    08/19/2005 12:28:24 PM PDT · by ovrtaxt · 64 replies · 1,683+ views
    worldnetdaily ^ | 8/19/05 | J.D. Cash
    OKC BOMBING FALLOUT FBI must turn over investigation docs While agent says agency again probing '95 attack on federal building Posted: August 19, 20051:00 a.m. Eastern By J.D. Cash © 2005 McCurtain Daily Gazette A U.S. District Court judge in Salt Lake City, Utah, has ordered the Oklahoma City FBI office to turn over unredacted copies of all documents currently at issue in a Freedom of Information lawsuit involving additional evidence and the names of additional conspirators in the Oklahoma City bombing case. According to the judge, the materials would be reviewed in his chambers and then returned to the FBI....
  • Newspaper Claims Former DOJ Officials Confirm Bombing Coverup (Clinton's DOJ & FBI)

    07/15/2005 9:05:52 PM PDT · by ex-Texan · 93 replies · 3,239+ views ^ | 7/14/2005 | Jerry Bohnen
    The McCurtain Daily Gazette today reports several former powerful and high ranking Justice department officials confirm there was a coverup of the investigation to the Oklahoma City bombing. Ten years after the Oklahoma City bombing, a published report says several former high ranking Department of Justice officials who want to remain anonymous claim there was a coverup of the attack which killed 168 persons. The story is carried by the McCurtain Daily Gazette in Idabel whose reporter J-D Cash has spent a decade investigating the bombing and its ties to Elohim City, a religious and white separatist compound in eastern...
  • Did OKC bombers join TWA 800 plot?

    04/20/2004 10:48:07 PM PDT · by JohnHuang2 · 85 replies · 518+ views ^ | Wednesday, April 21, 2004
    Did OKC bombers join TWA 800 plot? Posted: April 20, 20041:00 a.m. Eastern © 2004 In light of what we know now we need to look back at a whole bunch of things that happened in the 1990s to see if there might be an al-Qaida connection and that would include the Oklahoma City bombing and the TWA 800 flight. There may be no connection to terrorism, but boy do we need to take a second look at it.– Herbert Meyer, Reagan-era special assistant to CIA director, on "Fox and Friends," April 15, 2004 In this generation, no single reporter has...
  • FBI and DOJ Connivance Permeates, Interconnects Terror Attacks

    08/15/2002 10:43:29 AM PDT · by OKCSubmariner · 212 replies · 6,902+ views
    Copyright 2002 by Patrick B. Briley The conclusions and findings in this long summary are based on interviews with private attorneys, law enforcement, Pentagon and Congressional officials, journalists and witnesses as well as analysis of news articles from major media over the last seven years. I am summarizing very important new material as well as old material previously reported in replies and articles I have written and posted on since June 2000. Important supporting evidence for the conclusions in this editorial has been provided to attorneys, Congressional officials and to the DOJ since 2000 So as to more efficiently...
  • Former CIA Director Knows Details of Iraqi Connection to OKC Bombing

    09/09/2002 9:51:42 PM PDT · by OKCSubmariner · 3 replies · 334+ views
    Copyright 2002 by Patrick B. Briley Admiral William O. Studeman served as acting CIA director from 11 January 1995 to 3 July 1995 during the time of the OKC Bombing on April 19, 1995. Studeman had been appointed by President GHW Bush and became Deputy Director of CIA on 9 April 1992. Studeman became acting Director of the CIA when Admiral Woolsey unexpectedly resigned as Director of the CIA in January 1995. Studeman served as acting director until replaced by John Deutsch in July 1995. Previously Studeman had served as the Director of Naval Intelligence (1985-1988) and then as the...
  • Consultant says he doesn't have images of Oklahoma City bombing

    02/11/2004 4:37:23 PM PST · by HAL9000 · 5 replies · 229+ views
    Associated Press | February 11, 2004
    McALESTER, Okla. — The presiding judge in the trial of bombing conspirator Terry Nichols ordered a former congressional aide to search items seized from his home for material connected to the deadly explosion. Judge Steven Taylor told John Culbertson during a pretrial hearing Wednesday to look through the nine computers, hundreds of disks and other items before they're returned to his home in Virginia. "I want it done as quickly as possible," Taylor said. Culbertson earlier presented a series of photographs that merely show a cloud of smoke, apparently unrelated to the April 19, 1995, bombing of the Alfred...
  • Ex-FBI Agents Call for New McVeigh Probe

    02/25/2004 3:54:07 PM PST · by tcuoohjohn · 139 replies · 407+ views
    AP ^ | Feb 25, 2004 | JOHN SOLOMON
    WASHINGTON - FBI (news - web sites) agents destroyed evidence and failed to share other information that raised the possibility that a gang of white supremacist bank robbers may have assisted Timothy McVeigh (news - web sites) during the Oklahoma City bombing, according to documents never introduced at McVeigh's trial. Both the FBI supervisor who ran the Oklahoma City investigation and the veteran agent who was in command at the bombing scene say the new evidence, detailed in documents obtained by The Associated Press, is serious enough to warrant reopening the inquiry nine years later. The evidence, never shared with...
  • FBI Suspected McVeigh Link to Robbers

    02/25/2004 3:26:17 AM PST · by Prince Charles · 18 replies · 999+ views
    Miami Herald ^ | 2-25-2004 | JOHN SOLOMON
    FBI Suspected McVeigh Link to Robbers JOHN SOLOMON Associated Press WASHINGTON - The FBI believed Timothy McVeigh tried to recruit additional help in the days before the deadly 1995 Oklahoma City bombing and gathered evidence that white supremacist bank robbers may have become involved, according to government documents never introduced at McVeigh's trial. The retired FBI chief of the Oklahoma City investigation, Dan Defenbaugh, said he was unaware of some evidence obtained by The Associated Press and that the investigation should be reopened to determine whether the robbery gang was linked to McVeigh. The evidence never shared with Defenbaugh's investigators...