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  • Hyping a phantom "backlash"

    11/11/2009 2:34:08 PM PST · by neverdem · 24 replies · 644+ views
    Denver Post ^ | 11/11/2009 | Vincent Carroll
    Nearly a week after the Fort Hood massacre, the anti- Muslim backlash that our leaders and some in the media feared remains a no-show. No mobs of braying bigots marching on mosques; no calls for banning Muslims from the military; no anti-Muslim legislation being drafted in Congress or state capitals; no spate of attacks on Muslim students, shop owners, or neighborhoods. What happened? What's holding the angry, red-blooded vigilantes in check? Why, if this keeps up, we might have to conclude that the United States is a remarkably fair-minded society as opposed to the cauldron of seething prejudice that many...
  • Fort Hood Texas: Free Republic Archives

    11/06/2009 9:16:11 AM PST · by Freedom2specul8 · 372 replies · 7,345+ views
    Multiple | Friday 11-06-2009
    Fort Hood Texas Shootings Free Republic Archives This thread is for everyone, be sure to bookmark it. If you create a new thread, feel free to post a link to it here as well. Our prayers Continue...... *Update:13 Soldiers Killed 31 Wounded Fort Hood Shooting [Muslim terrorist Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan] *MAJ. GEN. ROBERT SCALES (RET.) "This was a deliberate act of execution." (FOX NEWS) *Barack Obama Gives "Shout-Out" Before He Comments on Shooting -- FOX News (here's the video) *Transcript: President Obama delivers remarks on Ft. Hood shooting (after shoutout) *NBC CHICAGO: Obama's Frightening Insensitivity Following Shooting *Obama...
  • Police Heroine Who Brought Down Fort Hood Gunman Lost Half Her Blood After Being Shot

    11/08/2009 1:23:45 PM PST · by BunnySlippers · 259 replies · 9,424+ views
    Daily Mail ^ | 11/08/09 | David Gardner and Liz Hazelton
    The lightly-built police heroine who is credited with halting the Fort Hood massacre almost died at the scene after losing half the blood in her body. Mother of one Sergeant Kimberley Munley confronted gunman Nidal Malik Hasan and, despite being wounded in both legs, brought him down with four shots. One of the shots cut an artery in her leg, leaving blood pumping out but she still managed to keep firing before collapsing. Heroine: Kim Munley, a civilian police officer, is the woman who brought Hasan down by shooting him four times before he could slaughter more people. Medic Francisco...
  • Fort Hood Attack Was Terrorism – By Dick Morris

    11/09/2009 1:10:10 PM PST · by La Enchiladita · 37 replies · 2,180+ views
    Front Page Magazine ^ | Nov. 9, 2009 | Dick Morris
    In his nationally televised remarks following the horrendous killings at Ft. Hood, President Obama never mentioned the T word. The attack was an act “of violence.” No mention of terrorism. In fact, the Ft. Hood shooting is the first terror attack on American soil since 9-11. But Obama, reluctant to take the rap for inadequate protections against such attacks, is doing everything he can to make it look like an adult version of the Columbine school shootings. We are treated to stories about the killer’s dread of being sent back to Afghanistan and his deformed personality. But, the fact is...
  • Lawmakers see 'wake-up' call in shootings(John Murtha's double standard)

    11/09/2009 2:14:54 PM PST · by smoothsailing · 18 replies · 692+ views
    The Hill ^ | 11-8-09 | Jordy Yager
    Lawmakers see 'wake-up' call in shootings By Jordy Yager - 11/08/09 12:59 PM ET Defense Appropriations Chairman Rep. John Murtha (D-Penn.) said he had visited the medical processing center at Fort Hood, Texas, that was the scene of the sporadic shooting earlier this week and could see how it would be vulnerable to attack. “I was out at Fort Hood at that very location maybe six months ago and people were lined up and bunched up and I can see how it would be a target, and I can see how that many people could be hurt by one person,”...
  • Are Ft Hood Dead the Eggs in Multicultural Omelet?

    11/09/2009 4:19:07 PM PST · by mondoreb · 7 replies · 355+ views
    DBKP ^ | November 9, 2009 | Mondo Frazier
    MORE THOUGHTS CONCERNING FT HOOD Maybe one of these days people will realize that hating one’s country, whether for religious reasons or otherwise, is more than adding another colour thread to society’s rich tapestry but wicked, warped, and very, very dangerous. --NINME, from Quote of the Day–So far via SondrakRemember Obama's Cairo apologia? He'd probably you just as soon forget what he said back in early June. "The attacks of September 11th, 2001 and the continued efforts of these extremists to engage in violence against civilians has led some in my country to view Islam as inevitably hostile not only...
  • COVER-UP? : Rep. Hoekstra Says White House Withholding Info on Fort Hood Shooter

    11/09/2009 4:22:32 PM PST · by Shellybenoit · 57 replies · 2,504+ views
    CNSNEWS/The Lid ^ | 11/9/09 | The Lid
    President Obama continues to urge Americans not to jump to conclusions when it come to the Fort Hood Islamist mass murderer Major Nidal Malik Hasan. At the same time the administration is trying to prevent informed conclusions from being developed. So far most of the information revealed about Hasan have been outed through anonymous leaks. For example reports of his Jihadist speeches to doctors at Walter Reed, and his contact with the terrorist advising Imam were both supplied by the UK Telegraph, and his out reach to al Qaeda was leaked to ABC. Rep. Pete Hoekstra is getting tired of...
  • Join Obama in honoring the dead (Barf)

    11/09/2009 4:45:22 PM PST · by cweese · 24 replies · 588+ views
    The Austin American Statesman ^ | November 9, 2009 | Austin Pravda editors
    Join Obama in honoring the dead Editorial Board Monday, November 09, 2009 President Barack Obama will be front and center at Fort Hood today to honor those killed and wounded in last Thursday's attack on unarmed soldiers preparing to deploy. That's where the commander in chief ought to be, and those who perpetrate division, anger and suspicion should have enough respect for the dead, the wounded and their families to let up for a bit. The din that followed the Fort Hood shooting was to be expected. Criticism of the nation's leader is nothing new, but in the information age,...
  • The Military's Blinders

    11/09/2009 1:43:06 PM PST · by khnyny · 34 replies · 1,047+ views
    The New York Post ^ | November 7, 2009 | Paul Sperry
    Why did the US military ignore the clear warning signs that Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan, the suspected Ft. Hood shooter, had embraced radical Islam -- and thus become a danger to all around him? It wasn't an oversight, it was policy -- one the Pentagon has been doubling down on ever since 9/11. This summer, Hasan was overheard cheering the shooting death of a Little Rock Army recruiter by a Muslim. His patients complained about him proselytizing about Islam. He gave his nationality as "Palestinian" even though he was born in America. He apparently blogged about the glory of suicide...
  • Fort Hood - Connecting the Dots

    11/09/2009 4:49:46 PM PST · by Freepmanchew · 11 replies · 515+ views
    Post Scripts ^ | 1/9/09 | Tina Grazier
    It will be awhile before anything "official" is decided regarding the attack that killed and wounded American military personel at Fort Hood but investigations by journalists have resulted in some very disturbing news: From the Telegraph (UK): Fort Hood shooting: Texas army killer linked to September 11 terrorists," by Philip Sherwell and Alex Spillius - Telegraph (UK) Hasan, the sole suspect in the massacre of 13 fellow US soldiers in Texas, attended the controversial Dar al-Hijrah mosque in Great Falls, Virginia, in 2001 at the same time as two of the September 11 terrorists, The Sunday Telegraph has learnt. His...

    11/09/2009 4:40:44 PM PST · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 96 replies · 2,587+ views
    Shep Smith just reporting that the scumbag will be tried in military court
  • Fort Hood massacre: Gunman linked to al-Qaeda as he awakes from coma

    11/09/2009 2:20:36 PM PST · by traumer · 54 replies · 1,247+ views
    Major Nidal Malik Hasan, who killed 13 people at Fort Hood military base in Texas, awoke from a coma on Monday as it emerged he had tried to make contact with al-Qaeda before carrying out the massacre. Hasan, who was shot four times during his attack, has been informed by doctors that he killed 13 people and injured dozens more. FBI agents and military investigators were last night waiting to interview him. Intelligence officers are said to have known months ago about Hasan’s attempts to reach the terror network through the internet but decided to monitor him, hoping it would...
  • Sweeping the Ft. Hood Shooter's Motivations Under the Rug

    11/09/2009 12:39:05 PM PST · by AJKauf · 17 replies · 585+ views
    Pajamas MEdia ^ | November 8 | Ron Raodsh
    By now, most of us are tired of the continuing litany of “let’s not judge” what happened at Fort Hood, and that Major Malik Nidal Hasan was simply mentally ill and stressed out because of his impending deployment. He, like a disgruntled employee, simply snapped. That is why it was so refreshing to hear Senator Joe Lieberman on Fox News Sunday, where the maverick Democrat now independent dissident dared to say that Hasan “reportedly showed signs of being a “self-radicalized, homegrown terrorist.’” There were indications, he noted, that Hasan “had turned to Islamist extremism” which should be investigated. If so,...
  • "Major" Hassan Should Be Tried for Treason and Face A Firing Squad If Proven Guilty (Vanity)

    11/09/2009 8:30:15 AM PST · by quesney · 55 replies · 1,911+ views
    This was a terrorist attack on America by a U.S. soldier. In a saner country in a saner time, "Major" Hassan would be immediately tried for treason and face a firing squad. ------ Definition of Treason: Main Entry: trea·son Pronunciation: \ˈtrē-zən\ Function: noun Etymology: Middle English tresoun, from Anglo-French traisun, from Latin tradition-, traditio act of handing over, from tradere to hand over, betray — more at traitor Date: 13th century 1 : the betrayal of a trust : treachery 2 : the offense of attempting by overt acts to overthrow the government of the state to which the offender...
  • Fort Hood shooting: Texas army killer linked to September 11 terrorists

    11/07/2009 12:40:36 PM PST · by Sub-Driver · 248 replies · 9,277+ views
    Telegraph ^ | Published: 8:17PM GMT 07 Nov 2009 | By Philip Sherwell and Alex Spillius
    Fort Hood shooting: Texas army killer linked to September 11 terrorists Major Nidal Malik Hasan worshipped at a mosque led by a radical imam said to be a "spiritual adviser" to three of the hijackers who attacked America on Sept 11, 2001. By Philip Sherwell and Alex Spillius Published: 8:17PM GMT 07 Nov 2009 Major Nidal Malik Hasan, the sole suspect in the massacre of 13 fellow US soldiers in Texas Photo: GETTY Imam Anwar al-Awlaki The radical Imam Anwar al-Awlaki, accused of supporting attacks on British troops Hasan, the sole suspect in the massacre of 13 fellow US soldiers...
  • Military Releases Names of Dead in Fort Hood Shooting

    11/07/2009 2:26:24 PM PST · by Brown Deer · 48 replies · 3,650+ views
    Fox News ^ | 11/07/2009
    Breaking News: Military Releases Names of Dead in Fort Hood Shooting
  • Muslims at Fort Hood voice outrage (More excusing the terrorist)

    11/07/2009 2:59:00 PM PST · by tobyhill · 98 replies · 3,658+ views
    MSNBC ^ | 11/7/2009 | Michael Moss
    Leaders of the vibrant Muslim community here expressed outrage on Friday at the shooting rampage being laid to one of their members, Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan, who had become a regular attendee of prayers at the local mosque. But some of the men who had befriended Major Hasan at the mosque said the military should examine the policies that might have caused him to snap. “Ultimately it was Brother Nidal’s doing, but the command should be held accountable,” Mr. Benjamin said. “G.I.’s are like any equipment in the Army. When it breaks, those who were in charge of keeping it...
  • Casey's 'concern' (Terrorism and PC)

    11/09/2009 9:04:42 AM PST · by jazusamo · 23 replies · 783+ views
    American Thinker ^ | November 9, 2009 | Clarice Feldman
    Echoing my thoughts and I believe the thoughts of many Americans, Contentions' Jennifer Rubin responds to Army Chief of Staff General George Casey's "concern" about a "backlash" against Moslems in the U.s. military as a reult of the Fort Hood massacre: Casey should be concerned if his organization was asleep at the switch and fell victim to a political correctness that clouded common sense. We should be concerned that the head of the Army now seems nervous about candidly discussing what occurred. To be clear: it is the ultimate red herring, a straw man of gargantuan proportions, to suggest that those pointing to Hasan's...
  • Army killer: Motive still a mystery

    11/09/2009 12:22:01 PM PST · by MNDude · 40 replies · 869+ views
    Palestinian relatives of accused Fort Hood gunman Nidal Malik Hasan grappled with his motives as some of their neighbours glorified the rampage as revenge for US-led wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. His cousin, Mohammed, denied that there were "religious or national motives" behind the killings, and said the killer's relatives in the US were equally baffled as to what provoked the massacre.
  • Fort Hood suspect alert, talking to medical personnel

    11/09/2009 12:24:46 PM PST · by La Lydia · 32 replies · 1,000+ views
    Washington Post ^ | November 9, 2009 | Philip Rucker and William Branigin
    FORT HOOD, Tex. -- Nidal Malik Hasan, the Army psychiatrist who allegedly gunned down dozens of people at Fort Hood last week before being wounded by police, is conscious and talking to medical personnel at a U.S. Army hospital in San Antonio, hospital officials said Monday. Hasan, 39, was flown to Brooke Army Medical Center at Fort Sam Houston on Friday from a hospital in Temple, Tex., where he was taken following Thursday's shooting rampage at Fort Hood... "He is in stable condition, and he is conversing with the medical staff, the doctors and nurses who are assisting with his...