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  • Live thread-Trumps' Remarks to FBI Graduating Class

    12/15/2017 7:19:57 AM PST · by Be Careful · 29 replies
    Trumps' remarks to FBI graduating class...he got a standing o by the group on the stage...a sure repudiation of Meuller and Co.
  • Verizon Allegedly Built A Fiber Optic Cable To Give The Feds Access To Communications

    06/11/2013 11:02:40 AM PDT · by yoe · 19 replies
    Business Insider ^ | June 10, 2012 | Michael Kelley
    For years Americans' right to privacy, as granted by the Fourth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution, has come under threat as the country's surveillance systems have grown. After intelligence leaks by former National Security Agency employee Edward Snowden, however, the NSA's domestic dragnet is finally getting the attention that many people feel it deserves.
  • Popular TV show features hijabi FBI agents, zero Muslim terrorists

    12/03/2016 4:41:30 AM PST · by blackbetty59 · 70 replies
    American Thinker ^ | December 2, 2016 | Ed Straker
    Joshua Safran, the creator of the ABC TV show Quantico, is proud of the fact that his show, about FBI agents hunting down terrorists, has never featured a Muslim terrorist. "For me, it was important to not ever put a Muslim terrorist on our show. There hasn't been one". Important because political correctness requires him to deny the existence of radical Islamic terrorism, one of the prime missions of the FBI to combat. Most of the storyline revolves around the FBI's attempt to find a person who plants bombs. The suspect shifts over time but is never a Muslim, because...
  • Major Jewish Group Demands ABC Cancel ‘Quantico’ for ‘Vicious Defamation of Jews, Israel and the

    03/07/2016 5:33:50 PM PST · by Nachum · 16 replies
    lgemeiner Journal ^ | 3/7/16 | Ruthie Blum
    A major Jewish group is gathering signatures for a petition against ABC to cancel the series Quantico, amid allegations of anti-Israel and antisemitic content. The Zionist Organization of America has been protesting what it considers the “blatant, vicious defamation of Jews, Israel and the Israel Defense Forces (IDF), promoting ugly lies against the Jewish people and the Jewish state” on the TV thriller about a group of FBI recruits training to become special agents. In a statement released on Friday, ZOA President Morton A. Klein and Director of Special Projects Liz Berney referred to a previous complaint they had lodged...

    10/12/2015 4:30:58 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 23 replies
    SNIP At the National Press Club, Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson pointed out that the entire media business – especially the press (and the entertainment industry to a great extent) – used to be on the side of the people, but now they are only catering to a few affluent urban liberals. Isn’t that swell? The very media that’s supposed to be catering to the majority of Americans is now critical of the very audience they’re supposed to cater to. SNIP As I’ve said before, the second most far-left outfit in the history of broadcasting right now behind NBC is...
  • Marines test Google's latest military robot

    09/21/2015 5:46:53 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 25 replies
    PC World ^ | 09/21/15 | Martyn Williams
    Spot is electrically operated and walks on four hydraulically actuated legs The latest version of a walking, quadruped battlefield robot from Boston Dynamics, the military robotics maker owned by Google X, was tested by U.S. Marines last week. Spot weighs about 70kgs, is electrically operated and walks on four hydraulically-actuated legs. It's controlled via wireless by an operator who can be up to 500 meters away. It underwent trials and testing at Marine Corps Base Quantico in Virginia as part of evaluations by the Marines on future military uses of robotic technology. In a series of missions, it was evaluated...
  • New ABC series features Mormon character wearing nothing but temple garments (Quantico)

    06/24/2015 2:36:21 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 21 replies
    The Salt Lake Tribune ^ | June 24, 2015 | Scott D. Pierce
    There's a Mormon character in one of ABC's new fall series. And viewers will learn this when they see him wearing nothing but his temple garments. That's just one of the reasons that members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints may not be particularly pleased with that character in the pilot of "Quantico," which is scheduled to premiere on Sunday, Sept. 27, at 9 p.m. on ABC/Ch. 4. The series is about a bunch of new recruits who arrive at the FBI training base in Quantico, Va., for training.
  • Possible Islamic State Leaflets Found in Quantico Marine Base

    10/30/2014 1:49:23 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 29 replies
    PJ Tatler ^ | October 30, 2014 | Bryan Preston
    Leaflets found at the site of the Marine Corps headquarters in Quantico, Virginia, Wednesday may have ties to the international terrorist organization ISIS, a source told the Tatler today. The leaflets, which portray the flag of the Islamic State, include a message in Arabic that says “We came from Mexico on a train.” The leaflets raise the questions of whether the Islamic State has operatives in the heart of the United State’s Marine Corps headquarters, or alternatively, whether someone is testing security responses and military command communications. The Tatler obtained a digital copy of the leaflet today, which is being...
  • Colonel in charge of Quantico's Security Battalion relieved

    10/19/2013 7:49:06 PM PDT · by Nachum · 104 replies
    Patriots for America ^ | 10/19/13 | staff
    Col. Daren Margolin has been relieved as head of Security Battalion at Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va. (Marine Corps) The two-star head of Marine Corps Installations Command has relieved the commanding officer of Quantico’s Security Battalion following an incident involving a personal weapon, Marine Corps officials said. Col. Daren Margolin, a 24-year officer was removed from his post Oct. 18 by Maj. Gen. Juan Ayala due to a loss of confidence in his ability to command, said Capt. Maureen Krebs, a Marine Corps spokeswoman. Krebs said the decision stemmed from a single incident last week involving one of Margolin’s personal...
  • No Sunday Mass at Quantico If Government Shutdown Continues

    10/03/2013 6:51:58 PM PDT · by markomalley · 26 replies
    National Catholic Register ^ | 10/3/2013 | JOAN FRAWLEY DESMOND
    Archdiocese for Military Service's general counsel warns that priests who are under government contract to provide such services, but are not active-duty military chaplains, will not be "permitted to work – not even to volunteer during the shutdown."The government shutdown has affected a broad swathe of government services, as reported here in the Washington Post. But who would have thought that the standoff on Capitol Hill could disrupt Sunday masses and baptisms  on military bases?John Schlageter, the general counsel for the Archdiocese for the Military Services, USA,  warned -- in a statement to the Register -- that if the shutdown...
  • Marine Corps whistleblower faces vengeance from superiors

    09/30/2013 5:54:17 PM PDT · by Perseverando · 17 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | September 29, 2013 | Rowan Scarborough
    The Marine Corps officer who filed a complaint against the commandant for intervening in the Taliban urination cases against eight Marines is now the target of reprisals from superiors, his attorney says. Retired Marine Col. Jane Siegel, who is representing Maj. James Weirick, said superiors have subjected the major to retaliations since it became known that he filed a whistleblower complaint against Gen. James Amos, the commandant and Joint Chiefs of Staff member. “Headquarters Marine Corps is undercutting a hero,” Col. Siegel said. “He did the right thing, and they are trying to bury it and him.” Maj. Weirick, a...
  • Statue of Korean War horse Reckless to be unveiled at Marine museum in Virginia

    07/24/2013 6:07:31 PM PDT · by Doogle · 17 replies
    FOX NEWS ^ | 07/24/13 | Joshua Rhett Miller
    Some 60 years after carrying wounded soldiers and ammunition during heavy firefights, a decorated war horse praised as America’s greatest equine soldier during the Korean War is finally being immortalized. Staff Sgt. Reckless, a Mongolian mare that served in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Korean War, made 51 solo trips during a five-day battle in March 1953, carrying nearly 10,000 pounds of ammunition and explosives from a supply depot to the front lines. She was wounded twice and later received two Purple Hearts for her service, as well as several other military decorations. On Friday, a 10-foot bronze statue...
  • Vanity - Quantico killings

    03/27/2013 7:54:18 AM PDT · by stuartcr · 12 replies
    Has anyone heard anything more on the killings at Quantico?
  • 3 dead, including gunman, after shooting at Marine Base Quantico

    03/22/2013 12:51:12 AM PDT · by Doogle · 9 replies
    <p>Three people are dead, including a gunman who opened fire at Marine Corps Base Quantico in Virginia after shooting one person dead Thursday night.</p> <p>A base spokesman said the suspected shooter was found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound along with a second victim.</p>
  • Three dead after gunman kills two Marines before shooting himself at Quantico base

    03/22/2013 8:20:12 AM PDT · by wac3rd · 19 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | March 22, 2013 | Alex Gore
    Three people have died after a gunman opened fire killing two before shooting himself at Quantico Marine Base last night. Authorities were called to the scene at the Marine Corps Base in Virginia at 10.30 PM yesterday and found one Marine dead at a barracks. In the early hours of today they found a second victim dead, along with the body of the suspected gunman, who died of self-inflicted gunshot wound.
  • Lockdown at Quantico Marine base ends with 3 dead, including gunman

    03/22/2013 1:44:36 AM PDT · by markomalley · 47 replies
    CNN ^ | 3/22/2013 | Alison Harding and Travis Shannon
    A shooting that prompted a lockdown for hours at a Marine base in Virginia ended with three dead early Friday, including the gunman, authorities said. Sgt. Christopher Zahn said they were notified of the shooting at Marine Corps Base Quantico late Thursday. One person was fatally shot, and the gunman barricaded himself into a room, he said. Using a public address system, police announced a base lockdown as the shooter was holed up inside a building.
  • Quantico’s Iwo Jima Memorial defaced

    12/11/2012 6:36:02 PM PST · by huldah1776 · 7 replies
    "Tuesday night, some vandals took it upon themselves to deface the Iwo Jima Memorial at Quantico Marine Base by painting a pink stripe around it. Of course, I’d blame juvenile delinquents, but the juveniles might be those wretched hags of Code Pink – you know, the pink stripe. Not that they’re not juveniles, but they are rather long in the tooth."
  • FBI shooting range is popular deer hangout

    12/27/2011 9:00:43 AM PST · by DogByte6RER · 17 replies
    AP ^ | December 26, 2011 | EILEEN SULLIVAN
    <p>QUANTICO, Va. (AP) — Call it a playground for Bambi and G-Men, where imaginary criminals are hunted and deer are the spectators.</p> <p>The 547-acre FBI Academy, where some of the nation's best marksmen fire off more than 1 million bullets every month, happens to be one of the safest places for deer during hunting season.</p>
  • Three U.S. Muslims convicted in terrorism case ( NC )

    10/15/2011 9:35:51 AM PDT · by george76 · 5 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | October 13, 2011 | David Zucchino
    The North Carolina men are found guilty in what prosecutors have called a case of 'homegrown terrorism.' They are convicted of plotting an attack on a Marine base in Quantico, Va., among other things. A federal jury has convicted three Muslim men from North Carolina of plotting to attack unspecified targets overseas, as well as the Marine Corps base in Quantico, Va., in what prosecutors called a case of "homegrown terrorism." After two days of deliberations, Omar Aly Hassan, 22, Ziyad Yaghi, 21, and Hysen Sherifi, 24, were convicted Thursday of providing material support for terrorists. Yaghi and Sherifi were...
  • Seven Charged with Terrorism Violations in North Carolina

    07/27/2009 2:29:56 PM PDT · by Cindy · 85 replies · 3,029+ views
    Note: The following text is a quote: Seven Charged with Terrorism Violations in North Carolina RALEIGH, NC—Seven individuals have been charged with conspiring to provide material support to terrorists and conspiring to murder, kidnap, maim, and injure persons abroad, David Kris, Assistant Attorney General for the National Security Division; George E.B. Holding, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of North Carolina; and Owen D. Harris, Special Agent in Charge of the FBI’s Charlotte Field Division, announced today. On Wednesday, July 22, 2009, a federal grand jury in the Eastern District of North Carolina returned a sealed seven-count indictment against the...