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  • Vowing to 'rip' Trump 'a new one,' Obama in his ex-presidency devolves into

    01/19/2018 2:44:56 PM PST · by LibWhacker · 76 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 1/19/18 | Monica Showalter
    Far from content living his golden years on the $400,000 speech and lecture circuit of other former presidents, President Obama has been busy with clawing back his old power. He's actually covertly plotting to oust his democratically elected successor, President Trump, vowing to his associates to "rip him a new one" in the 2018 midterm elections. Seems he's not all that interested in watching his younger daughter grow up. That's the word from DCWhispers, which reports that Obama's Kalorama mansion, in the heart of the capital's toniest district, is the center of significant comings and goings among the Obamatons, who,...
  • Bannon Plotting Fox News Competitor As Curious Details Of Roger Ailes’ Involvement Emerge

    08/20/2017 6:33:13 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 74 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 08/19/17 | Joshua Caplan
    Former Chief White House Strategist and current executive chairman of Breitbart News, Steve Bannon, is wasting no time in expanding the leading populist news network. Bannon is reportedly plotting a television channel to rival Fox News. Strikingly, the idea was first proposed by former Fox News CEO, the late Roger Ailes. Axios reports:   Axios’ Jonathan Swan hears Bannon has told friends he sees a massive opening to the right of Fox News, raising the possibility that he’s going to start a network. Bannon’s friends are speculating about whether it will be a standalone TV network, or online streaming only. Before his death...
  • Top McMaster Ally Bill Kristol Plotting to Primary, Oust Trump: Must ‘Take One Shot’

    08/06/2017 12:06:29 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 52 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 08/05/17 | Tony Lee
    Bill Kristol, a prominent “Never Trumper” and one of national security adviser H.R. McMaster’s fiercest defenders and allies, is reportedly scheming to primary or oust President Donald Trump so Republicans do not renominate him in 2020. According to a New York Times report, Kristol “said he had begun informal conversations about creating a ‘Committee Not to Renominate the President.'” “We need to take one shot at liberating the Republican Party from Trump, and conservatism from Trumpism,” Kristol told the liberal Times reporters. On Twitter, Kristol, the limelight-seeking saboteur, seemed proud that he was again quoted in a legacy media paper,...
  • ‘Incredibly childish’ Obama White House plotting ways to dis Netanyahu visit

    02/22/2015 6:02:52 AM PST · by Libloather · 41 replies
    Biz Pac Review ^ | 2/22/15 | Michael Dorstewitz
    As if U.S.-Israeli relations weren’t strained enough, reports have surfaced that the Obama administration may be taking steps to subvert Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s scheduled visit next month to address Congress. **SNIP** The Associated Press reported that the administration is considering options short of the president delivering a speech to Congress rebutting the prime minister’s remarks. The AP story said: Among them: a presidential interview with a prominent journalist known for coverage of the rift between Obama and Netanyahu, multiple Sunday show television appearances by senior national security aides and a pointed snub of America’s leading pro-Israel lobby, which is...
  • Jihadi Admits plotting to Bomb Federal Courthouse in Illinois

    05/11/2011 5:46:24 PM PDT · by Nachum · 2 replies
    atlas shrugs ^ | 5/11/11 | pamela geller
    Apparently the mainstream media is listening to Ground Zero Mosque radical Rauf and maintaining the blackout on jihad in American and 'round the world." Terrorist admits plotting to bomb federal courthouse Jim Kouri A homegrown terrorist, Michael C. Finton, aka “Talib Islam,” pleaded guilty yesterday to attempting to bomb the federal courthouse in Springfield, Ill., in September 2009 and was immediately sentenced to serve 28 years in prison, according to a report obtained by the National Association of Chiefs of Police's Terrorism Committee. At a hearing Monday in East St. Louis, Illinois, Finton, 31, a U.S. citizen and resident of...
  • Canadian man charged with plotting to kill US troops

    01/19/2011 4:05:08 PM PST · by Nachum · 10 replies
    NBC News ^ | 1/19/11 | Jonathan Dienst
    New York - A Canadian man helped a terror network carry out bombings in Iraq that killed five U.S. soldiers and numerous Iraqi citizens, New York authorities said Wednesday. They said he even tried to become a suicide bomber. Faruq Khalil Muhammad 'Isa is charged in Brooklyn in a truck bomb attack outside U.S. base in Mosul, Iraq, on April 10. Five American soldiers were killed. Muhammad was arrested in Edmonton, Alberta, on Wednesday, authorities said. The network allegedly used Tunisian radicals to help carry out bombings. A second attack at an Iraqi police station killed seven Iraqis, prosecutors said.
  • Two Swedes jailed for plotting Somalia attacks

    12/08/2010 7:36:22 PM PST · by Nachum · 6 replies
    The Local [Sweden] ^ | 12/8/10 | Staff
    Two Swedish citizens of Somali origin, members of the Islamist movement al-Shabaab, were sentenced by a Swedish court on Wednesday to four years in jail for "planning terrorist crimes" in Somalia. "The prosecutor proved that the accused had taken it upon themselves and decided with the Somali islamist militia al-Shabaab to commit terrorist crimes in the form of suicide attacks," the court said.
  • Taxing drivers by the mile and not by the gallon

    10/05/2010 11:01:36 AM PDT · by Willie Green · 130 replies
    The Christian Science Monitor ^ | Tuesday, October 5, 2010 | Monitor's Editorial Board
    A tax on vehicle miles traveled (VMT) was shot down last year by President Obama. But a new study by respected transportation experts – and a successful pilot program in Oregon – should revive the idea.As more Americans buy hybrid or electric cars, drivers in traditional gas-only vehicles are bound to start asking: Why should I still be paying more in fuel taxes? Don’t we all use the highways?Indeed, the gas tax is quickly becoming an unjust way to finance the costs of roads and bridges. All vehicles, whether they be a Hummer or a Prius, use the same infrastructure,...
  • O'Donnell said China plotting to take over US

    10/04/2010 7:07:39 PM PDT · by Nachum · 43 replies
    Associated Press ^ | 10/4/10 | BEN EVANS
    Republican Senate nominee Christine O'Donnell of Delaware said in a 2006 debate that China was plotting to take over America and claimed to have classified information about the country that she couldn't divulge. O'Donnell's comments came as she and two other Republican candidates debated U.S. policy on China during Delaware's 2006 Senate primary, which O'Donnell ultimately lost. She said China had a "carefully thought out and strategic plan to take over America" and accused one opponent of appeasement for suggesting that the two countries were economically dependent and should find a way to be allies.
  • Documents show media plotting to kill stories about Rev. Jeremiah Wright [Journolist]

    07/19/2010 11:32:30 PM PDT · by MitchellC · 185 replies · 5+ views
    The Daily Caller ^ | July 20, 2010 | Jonathon Strong
    It was the moment of greatest peril for then-Sen. Barack Obama’s political career. In the heat of the presidential campaign, videos surfaced of Obama’s pastor, the Rev. Jeremiah Wright, angrily denouncing whites, the U.S. government and America itself. Obama had once bragged of his closeness to Wright. Now the black nationalist preacher’s rhetoric was threatening to torpedo Obama’s campaign. The crisis reached a howling pitch in mid-April, 2008, at an ABC News debate moderated by Charlie Gibson and George Stephanopoulos. Gibson asked Obama why it had taken him so long – nearly a year since Wright’s remarks became public –...
  • Pair accused of plotting to attack Marines in Quantico, Va.

    09/24/2009 10:24:45 PM PDT · by Nachum · 10 replies · 1,413+ views
    L.A. Times ^ | 9/24/09 | Reuters
    A new indictment unveiled in North Carolina charges Daniel Patrick Boyd and Hysen Sherifi with 'conspiring to murder U.S. military personnel' at the Marine Corps base there. Raleigh, N.C. - Two men charged in North Carolina last month with plotting terrorist attacks overseas also planned to attack the U.S. Marine Corps base in Quantico, Va., authorities said today.
  • Ex-Convicts Plead Guilty in Plotting Attacks on Military Sites

    12/15/2007 12:26:21 AM PST · by Westlander · 6 replies · 244+ views
    My Fox Detroit ^ | 12-14-2007 | FOX
    Two men accused of plotting behind prison walls to launch attacks on military sites, synagogues and other targets in 2005 pleaded guilty Friday to conspiring to wage war against the United States. Washington, Patterson and Samana — who attended the same Inglewood mosque — are accused of conducting surveillance of military sites, synagogues, the Israeli Consulate and El Al airline facilities in the region, as well as doing Internet research on Jewish holidays, prosecutors said in 2005.
  • Suspected terrorists detained in Lebanon (plotting attacks against U.N. peacekeepers)

    10/15/2007 3:39:25 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 65+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 10/15/07 | AP
    BEIRUT, Lebanon - Lebanese military intelligence officials have detained members of a suspected "terrorist network" for plotting attacks against U.N. peacekeepers in southern Lebanon, the army said Monday. The group had planted a bomb near the southern city of Tyre in an attempt to target a U.N. patrol, but it did not explode because of a problem with the trigger, the army said in a statement. The suspects also admitted they planned to plant two other bombs in the area and detonate them within a short period "in order to cause maximum casualties among the forces," the statement said. Two...
  • Chavez says Bush plotting against Bolivia

    05/29/2006 5:33:22 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 27 replies · 446+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 5/29/06 | Vivian Sequera - ap
    LA PAZ, Bolivia - Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez told Bolivian forces to be on guard against conspirators, suggesting again that President Bush is plotting against the country's left-leaning government. Chavez's comments during his weekly radio and television program Sunday were his latest response to Bush's remarks last week that he was "concerned about the erosion of democracy" in Bolivia and Venezuela. "When the U.S. president said a few days ago that he was worried because democracy is eroding in Bolivia it's because, you can be sure, he has a plan against Bolivia," Chavez said without elaborating. He urged "his brothers,...
  • Solzhenitsyn Accuses The West Of Plotting To Surround And Undermine Russia

    04/28/2006 5:34:44 PM PDT · by blam · 85 replies · 1,230+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 4-29-2006 | Adrian Blomfield
    Solzhenitsyn accuses the West of plotting to surround and undermine Russia By Adrian Blomfield in Moscow (Filed: 29/04/2006) Alexander Solzhenitsyn has accused the United States of launching a military campaign to encircle Russia and turn it into a Nato chattel. The Nobel laureate also delivered his strongest endorsement yet of President Vladimir Putin, surprising Kremlin critics who argue that the country is growing more authoritarian. Replying in writing to questions from the weekly Moscow News, the 87-year-old former Soviet dissident said military action by the United States in the Balkans, Iraq and Afghanistan underlined the menace to Russian sovereignty. "Though...
  • Critics want probe of Alexandria Islamic school - (are they indoctrinating in Wahhabism, or not?)

    05/29/2005 6:28:31 PM PDT · by CHARLITE · 28 replies · 724+ views
    WASHINGTON TIMES.COM ^ | MAY 30, 2005 | Editors
    The Islamic Saudi Academy in Alexandria is an outpost of militant Islam, say critics who point out that the school's 1999 valedictorian is charged with joining al Qaeda and plotting to assassinate President Bush. Two other persons connected to the academy also have been linked to terrorism-related cases, and a U.S. senator has asked the Justice Department to investigate the school. The school was founded in 1984, primarily to serve children of the Saudi diplomatic corps. Today, the student body is more diverse, with nearly three dozen countries represented, but much of the funding still comes from the Saudi government....
  • Venezuela's Good Mary Hunting: When Good People Happen to Bad Governments

    02/18/2005 7:21:39 PM PST · by Kitten Festival · 177+ views
    The Sixth Republic ^ | Feb. 18, 2005 | Alexandra Beech
    Eventually, the Venezuelan government had to launch an attack on Mary O’Grady, the hard-hitting columnist at the Wall Street Journal who has criticized the Chavez government from the minute it started peeling away at Venezuela’s democracy. Like no other writer, O’Grady has described in detail the path that led to the government’s consolidation of power. While O’Grady has criticized other foreign governments, including Ecuador’s and Cuba’s, no other government in the world has an office in Washington with the sole purpose of attacking and discrediting US news media. This has made Mary O’Grady a prime target for the Venezuela Information...
  • Internment: A Tool in the War on Terror?

    02/15/2005 2:27:48 PM PST · by forty_years · 3 replies · 869+ views
    http://netwmd.com ^ | February 15, 2005 | Michelle Malkin
    Michelle Malkin is a syndicated columnist and author of two books, of which her latest is In Defense of Internment (New York: Regnery Publishing, 2004). In it, she provides a defense of "threat profiling" already taken or contemplated since September 11. Ms. Malkin's earlier book was Invasion: How America Still Welcomes Terrorists, Criminals, and Other Foreign Menaces to Our Shores (New York: Regnery Publishing, 2002). Her syndicated column appears in nearly 200 papers nationwide. Ms. Malkin addressed the Middle East Forum in Philadelphia, on December 2, 2004. Millions of American schoolchildren have been taught that there was no evidence...
  • PLEASE! STOP POSTING SAME MESSAGE ON ALL BOARDS!

    08/16/2002 7:39:49 AM PDT · by Merchant Seaman · 736 replies · 30,137+ views
    Annoyed Reader
    The purpose of FreeRepublic.com's multiple message boards is to limit the topics for each board to particular topics. Posting the same message on all the boards defeats the purpose of multiple-boards for special topics. It is very annoying to see the same message on every bulletin board. PLEASE! DO THE READERS A FAVOR. STOP CROSS-POSTING YOUR MESSAGES!
  • Man Arrested for Allegedly Plotting to Murder Kobe's Accuser

    09/19/2003 6:35:44 AM PDT · by bedolido · 3 replies · 417+ views
    FoxNews ^ | 09/19/03 | Staff Writer
    <p>MONTEREY PARK, Calif. — A Swiss bodybuilder who claims ties to organized crime was arrested for investigation of offering to murder the alleged victim in the Kobe Bryant (search) sex assault case.</p> <p>Patrick Graber (search), 31, allegedly agreed to carry out the killing for $3 million, said Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca (search). He made the offer to Bryant's security director and met several times with undercover detectives before being arrested during a sting Thursday.</p>