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  • CBS News: Authorities: Anti-vaccine doctor dead in apparent suicide [Isaiah 26]

    06/27/2015 11:29:40 AM PDT · by Jan_Sobieski · 56 replies
    WJTV12 ^ | 6/27/2015 | Erin Burt
    CHIMNEY ROCK, N.C. — Authorities say Dr. Jeff Bradstreet, who published research based on the medically disproved claim that vaccines cause autism, has been found dead in an apparent suicide in North Carolina. The Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release issued this week that Bradstreet died of what appears to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the chest. Bradstreet, who was from Braselton, Georgia, was found in the Rocky Broad River in Chimney Rock on June 19. His body was found by a fisherman. The sheriff’s department said Tuesday that a handgun was also pulled from the...
  • What did the Journal Sentinel know and when did it know it? (WI)

    04/23/2015 6:47:22 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 21 replies
    The Wisconsin Reporter ^ | 4-23-15 | M. D. Kittle
    MADISON, Wis. – The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s Patrick Marley confirms he was the mysterious reporter Cindy Archer spotted as armed police swarmed her home during a dramatic September 2011 police raid, one of several in the Milwaukee district attorney’s secret war on conservatives. “I was the one who was there. I arrived an hour or two after the raid began,” Marley told Wisconsin Watchdog on Wednesday. Who tipped him off? “I don’t reveal sources, and I typically don’t help those trying to figure out my sources by telling them who my sources aren’t,” Marley said. Marley’s appearance at what was...
  • Bremen Islamic Center sues police over raid (Germany)

    03/04/2015 11:26:51 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 7 replies
    TheLocal.de ^ | 04 Mar 2015 15:50 GMT+01:00
    After Bremen Muslims said that raids and heightened police presence over a terror alert had made them feel excluded from society, a mosque raided by the authorities announced plans to sue over the search. A spokesman for Schura Bremen, a federation of the city-state’s Muslims, told The Local that Muslims had been disheartened by the raid on the mosque. Rather than jumping straight into raids, he said, police should try “speaking eye-to-eye with social organizations, including the Islamic Federation” as a longer-term way to fight extremism. […] (IKZ chairman Mohammad Omar Habibzada) also complained that politicians and the media had...
  • Gun enthusiast who shot police chief four times during raid walks free

    01/18/2015 4:44:49 PM PST · by Teotwawki · 75 replies
    Daily Mail Online ^ | January 18, 2015 | Ashley Collman
    The gun enthusiast who nearly killed his small town's police chief last week is a free man since cops couldn't find enough evidence to charge him and keep him behind bars. Sentinel, Oklahoma Police Chief Louis Ross was shot four times that morning while raiding a house in connection to a bomb threat at a school, and only survived thanks to a bullet-proof vest he borrowed at the last minute. [snip} Horton and his wife were arrested in the aftermath, and he later told investigators that he didn't know police were breaking into his home, which Chief Ross finds skeptical....
  • “A second Paris has been avoided”: Three dead in Belgian raids on ISIS-linked jihadis

    01/15/2015 1:17:45 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 11 replies
    Hotair ^ | 01/15/2015 | AllahPundit
    I’m tempted to say that Europe’s jihad problem is going to get worse before it gets better, but it’s probably not going to get better.Most reports say two dead and one wounded. AFP says it’s three. The men targeted in Verviers were under surveillance returning from Syria a week ago, Belgian media reported…Several reports said a series of other anti-terror raids were under way across Belgium, including in the capital Brussels, where the European Union is headquartered…A … witness said he saw two young men apparently of North African origin “dressed all in black carrying a bag of the...
  • Paris Attack: Terror Raid Under Way In Reims

    01/07/2015 3:04:08 PM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 14 replies
    Sky News ^ | January 7, 2015
    An anti-terror raid has been launched in north-eastern France after 12 people were killed during a gun attack on a newspaper office, according to reports. AFP news agency reported that France's elite anti-terrorist unit had begun the raid in Reims on Wednesday night. Two brothers and a third man have been identified as suspects behind the attack on the Charlie Hebdo headquarters in Paris.
  • Raqqa: US Special Forces Carried Out Failed Rescue Missions to Save Jordanian Pilot

    01/02/2015 9:17:05 AM PST · by tcrlaf · 21 replies
    IBT ^ | 1-2-2015 | Johnlee Varghese
    US Special Forces reportedly carried out a failed rescue mission in Raqqa to save the captured Jordanian pilot held prisoner by Islamic State (ISIS) militants. The operation is believed to have taken place on 1 January. US Special Forces were attempting to rescue Muadh al-Kasasbeh, the Jordanian pilot who ended up in the hands of ISIS after his F-16 crashed in Raqqa on 24 December. The operation failed after US forces came under heavy fire from the ISIS. The rescue mission was confirmed by local activists,who claimed that on the day of the operation, the coalition carried out over 13...
  • Feds took Times reporter’s notes from police evidence room

    11/21/2013 10:16:46 AM PST · by jazusamo · 51 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | November 20, 2013 | Kellan Howell
    Weeks after Maryland State Police and federal agents seized reporting files from a former Washington Times journalist’s home, a Homeland Security agent checked the materials out of the police evidence room for an hour, according to logs that shine new light on a case that has raised First Amendment concerns. The custody logs don’t state why the reporting materials were removed from evidence Sept. 3, about a month after they were seized from reporter Audrey Hudson’s home during a search in an unrelated investigation of her husband. But they do show that the Homeland Security agent checked out files and...
  • Sheriff Wants Your Prayers; Target of Warrant Could Be Charged For Injuries to Toddler

    06/02/2014 9:40:48 AM PDT · by Altariel · 93 replies
    Reason.com ^ | May 30, 2014 | Ed Krayewski
    CNN has updates on the story of the Georgia SWAT team that threw a flash bang while executing a no-knock warrant that severely burned a nineteen-month-old baby. Habersham County Sheriff Joey Terrell says the deputies involved are "devastated" and that they've been called "baby killers" and received threats. "All I can say is pray for the baby, his family and for us," the sheriff told CNN. Terrell has insisted his officers and those of the local police department did nothing wrong and blamed the target of the warrant (not found at the house that was invaded) on the attack on...
  • RAW VIDEO: Mother of toddler injured by stun grenade speaks out

    05/30/2014 2:06:43 PM PDT · by FR_addict · 36 replies
    WSB-TV2 Atlanta ^ | May 30, 2014 | WSB-TV2 Atlanta video
    RAW VIDEO: Mother of toddler injured by stun grenade speaks out
  • A Partisan Probe Defeated: Gov. Scott Walker withstands another Dem witch-hunt.

    05/08/2014 6:45:03 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 2 replies
    National Review ^ | 05/08/2014 | Christian Schneider
    Early in the morning on October 3, 2013, armed officers showed up at the homes of Deborah Jordahl and R. J. Johnson. Their homes were illuminated by floodlights perched on sheriff deputies’ vehicles as officers seized business papers, computer equipment, phones, and other devices. While their residences were raided, Jordahl and Johnson were restrained under police supervision and denied the ability to contact their attorneys. Jordahl and Johnson were not part of any illicit drug ring. They hadn’t been trafficking in human organs or distributing child pornography. Their crime? Supporting Wisconsin governor Scott Walker. Jordahl and Johnson run the Wisconsin...
  • I want to preempt any no-knock raid by my LEO in my county

    04/16/2014 7:39:20 PM PDT · by George from New England · 61 replies
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    I am running computers at my Florida farm that use ten-fold the electricity I used a year ago, this time of year. I read freeper threads about the LEO, no-knock, drug suspected raids, that occur all across the states when electricity usage is flagged as abnormally high. How would you go about contacting the county sheriff and what to say as well as what not to say with regard to high electric usage. I don't want to wake in the middle of the night to LEO activity on my property that I suspect is a burglary or other criminal activity....
  • Sheriff: Feds strategize for 'raid' on ranch [Sheriff Mack]

    04/14/2014 4:29:29 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 498 replies
    WND ^ | April 14, 2014
    Warning follows threat from Harry Reid that grazing dispute 'not over' The chief of the Constitutional Sheriffs and Peace Officers Association says his sources inside the federal government are warning that Washington’s weekend retreat in a dispute over grazing land in Nevada was just to distract and defuse – because a raid on the family’s ranch still is being strategized. And there probably would be violence involved, said Richard Mack, the former sheriff of Grisham County, Ariz. “I don’t think it would be possible” to launch a raid without violence, he told WND Monday. “I don’t the Bundys would lie...
  • FBI Raids 91-Year-Old Man's Artifact Collection

    04/04/2014 8:15:39 AM PDT · by marktwain · 44 replies
    informationliberation.com ^ | 3 April, 2014 | NA
    100 agents make a man prove that he obtained his collection properly.WALDRON, IN — Around 100 FBI agents swarmed an elderly man’s house in rural Indiana.  The Federal government has set up a command post with trucks and military-style tents.  The feds showed up to sort through his lifetime collection of world artifacts that he had gathered over the course of his 91 years.   The agents claim they want to make sure he “acquired the items properly” — effectively making him prove his innocence — even though the man has not been accused of breaking any laws. Don Miller,...
  • Rhode Island speaker to step down after FBI raids

    03/22/2014 8:23:06 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 10 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Mar. 22, 2014 8:54 PM EDT | Erika Niedowski and Michelle R. Smith
    Rhode Island House Speaker Gordon Fox is resigning from his leadership post and will not run for re-election, he said Saturday, a day after federal and state authorities raided his Statehouse office and home as part of a criminal investigation that they would not detail. “Because of the respect I have for all members of the House of Representatives, I am resigning as Speaker,” Fox said in a written statement emailed to reporters. “The process of governing must continue and the transition of leadership must be conducted in an orderly manner.” The 52-year-old Providence Democrat, who became the nation’s first...
  • Gun enthusiasts build their own weapons [Ares Armor: background from 2013]

    03/17/2014 2:53:59 AM PDT · by deks · 16 replies
    FOX 5 San Diego ^ | January 29, 2013 | Misha Di Bono
    As gun sales skyrocket across the country, an Oceanside shop that let’s you build your own guns says its business is booming too. Ares Armor offers gun enthusiasts a novel way to exercise their 2nd Amendment right to bear arms. “Under the Gun Control Act of 1968, an individual can make a weapon for personal use, but not for sale or distribution,” said Ares Armor owner Dimitrios Karras. It’s legal and his business is through the roof. “We are flooded with orders right now,” he said. Ares Armor allows customers to buy all the parts needed to build a weapon....
  • Footage Released from IDF Raid on Iranian Weapons Ship

    03/05/2014 4:32:36 PM PST · by Nachum · 3 replies
    inn ^ | 3/5/14 | Tova Dvorin
    The grainy footage shows the Klos C, labeled as Panamanian but carrying Syrian missiles and warheads on a Tehran-built ship, being surrounded by Israeli forces as it floats along the Red Sea. Earlier Wednesday, Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon revealed that the ship had embarked from Bandar Abbas, Iran and was en route to Port Sudan.
  • Man who shot cop during raid thought he was defending pregnant girlfriend from robbers

    02/10/2014 11:55:37 AM PST · by servo1969 · 46 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 2-10-2014 | Robby Soave
    Henry Magee, a 28-year-old Texan who accidentally shot and killed a police officer during a no-knock raid on his home, will not be indicted on murder charges, according to a grand jury. Burleson County police raided Magee’s home in December after receiving a tip from an informant that he was in possession of drugs. Five pounds of marijuana were found the premises. Police did not knock before entering the home, and they executed the search before sunrise, when it was still dark outside. Magee’s lawyer told the grand jury that his client thought the police were burglars, and he fired...
  • Man Charged With Killing Burleson County Deputy No Billed by Grand Jury

    02/08/2014 9:33:59 PM PST · by Free in Texas · 32 replies
    KBTX-TV Channel 3 4141 E. 29th Street Bryan, TX 77802 ^ | Fri 8:50 PM, Feb 07, 2014 | By: Clay Falls and Michael Oder
    WASHINGTON COUNTY A Burleson County Grand Jury declined to indict the man who shot and killed a Burleson County Sheriff's Deputy who was serving a search warrant in December. Investigators were executing a search warrant at Henry McGee's mobile home near Snook when the shooting happened. News 3 takes a look at why deputies had targeted McGee's home. 28-year-old Henry Magee is no longer charged in the shooting death of Burleson County Sheriff's Deputy Adam Sowders. A grand jury decided there wasn't enough evidence for him to stand trial on the capital murder charge. McGee admitted to shooting Sowders before...
  • RAID FILMED: Ankeny Police ‘Traumatize’ Family

    02/04/2014 10:43:02 AM PST · by Nachum · 74 replies
    whotv.com ^ | 2/314 | Aaron Brilbeck
    Members of a Des Moines family say they were terrorized in their own home by Ankeny police. Sally Prince is afraid to stay in her own home. “I’ve been so traumatized. I don’t sleep at night,” Prince says. On Thursday, Ankeny police executed a search warrant looking for someone they suspected of using stolen credit cards to buy clothes and electronics. The whole search was caught on surveillance video. Ankeny police tell us they knocked first, but the video shows one officer pounding on the side of the house and seconds later, officers use a battering ram to force their...
  • IDF Uncovers Massive Weapons Cache

    01/21/2014 10:18:24 AM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 14 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 21/1/14 | Maayana Miskin
    Soldiers and Border Police found a large weapons cache in an operation in a Palestinian town in the "seam zone" - the area located east of the 1949 armistice line, and to the west of the Judea and Samaria security barrier. Lieutenant-Colonel Roi Nahari, who heads the regiment which made the discovery, spoke to Arutz Sheva about the operation, which took place in the early hours of Tuesday morning. “The regiment, along with Border Police and other forces, entered the village. Several people who are connected to terrorist activity were arrested, and a large quantity of weapons was discovered,” he...
  • Exclusive: Feds confiscate investigative reporter’s confidential files during raid

    10/25/2013 12:00:59 PM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 2 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 10-25-2013 | Alex Pappas
    A veteran Washington D.C. investigative journalist says the Department of Homeland Security confiscated a stack of her confidential files during a raid of her home in August — leading her to fear that a number of her sources inside the federal government have now been exposed. In an interview with The Daily Caller, journalist Audrey Hudson revealed that the Department of Homeland Security and Maryland State Police were involved in a predawn raid of her Shady Side, Md. home on Aug. 6. Hudson is a former Washington Times reporter and current freelance reporter. A search warrant obtained by TheDC indicates...
  • Hillary Clinton: I backed Osama bin Laden raid, Joe Biden didn't

    10/15/2013 5:26:46 PM PDT · by Libloather · 37 replies
    Politico ^ | 10/15/13 | KATIE GLUECK
    Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Tuesday took some indirect swipes at Vice President Joe Biden at an off-the-record gathering, a state representative in attendance told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. “I know she’s running for president now, because toward the end, she was asked about the Osama bin Laden raid. She took 25 minutes to answer,” George State Rep. Tom Taylor told the newspaper. “Without turning the knife too deeply, she put it to [Vice President Joe] Biden.”
  • Lamborn Criticizes Armed EPA Raid ( Alaska )

    10/13/2013 9:03:57 AM PDT · by george76 · 13 replies
    Colorado Observer. ^ | October 11, 2013 | Audrey Hudson
    The Obama administration has turned bureaucrats at environmental agencies into armed SWAT teams to conduct unprecedented raids on small mining operations for what used to be simple reviews of clean water permits. That’s according to Colorado Republican Rep. Doug Lamborn, chairman of the House Natural Resources subcommittee on energy and mineral resources, who held a hearing Thursday that examined the August raid of armed federal officials including the Environmental Protection Agency in Chicken, Alaska. Lamborn said the “EPA SWAT team of heavily armed and armored agents conducted paperwork inspections on small mining operations, in what appears nothing more than an...
  • Failed Navy SEALs raid on Somali target could bolster Al Shabab (+video)

    10/06/2013 6:25:15 PM PDT · by Nachum · 3 replies
    CSMonitor ^ | 10/13/13 | Mike Pflanz
    Mombasa, Kenya A commando unit from the US Navy’s Seal Team Six launched an amphibious raid on a Somali town, but failed to confirm a capture or kill of their Al Shabab target, suspected to be linked to Nairobi’s Westgate mall terror attack. The operation could have opposite its intended result of discouraging further attacks. Analysts warn that even earlier successful targeted strikes against Al Shabab, a Somalia-based Islamist militant group, failed to curb the group's capacity to carry out international terror attacks, and that failed missions could in fact bolster its support and recruitment. The predawn raid Saturday came...
  • Stock tumbles after raid of Lumber Liquidators

    09/27/2013 12:32:38 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 54 replies
    CNN Money ^ | 09/27/2013
    Federal investigators raided the offices of Lumber Liquidators on Thursday, the company and authorities said. Stocks of the hardwood flooring retailer fell sharply on Friday as the news emerged, dropping just over 10% at midday. No arrests were made and the search warrants remain sealed, said Brandon Montgomery, a spokesman for the Department of Homeland Security. He said the search involved special agents from the Immigrations and Customs Enforcement, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Department of Justice. Lumber Liquidators (LL) suggested the investigation involved its importation of wood products, which come from "approximately 110 domestic and international mills...
  • Obama and his 73 private armies of Gestapo Government

    09/16/2013 3:31:49 AM PDT · by Red Statements · 27 replies
    Examiner.com ^ | Sept 15, 2013 | Steven H Ahle
    The recent dispatch of EPA storm troopers into tiny little Chicken, Alaska, is just one further bit of proof of what happens when this or any administration places itself above the law and it should concern every single American. This past week, the EPA sent a heavily armed force to the gold mine in Chicken, Alaska, population 17, to conduct a raid. All told there are 73 armed groups within the federal government, including the Library of Congress. Gov Sean Parnell has ordered an investigation into the incident and both senators, Lisa Murkowski, (R) and Mark Begich, (D) have added...
  • Military Style Raid to check the water…what did you think the Federal Gov was going to use that

    09/07/2013 7:56:57 PM PDT · by marktwain · 26 replies
    bullettsfirst.net ^ | 6 September, 2013 | bulletsfirst
    Chicken Alaska…no, it’s not some savory culinary dish a la chicken alexander but rather a small gold mining town with a population of 17.The members of this town were treated to a rather rude awakening when their little slice of the last frontier was descended upon by a cavalcade of Federal and State agencies.  Or more accurately, the Federal Agencies descended while bringing on some token State agencies in order to make it look less like an invasion and subjugation of state sovereignty.This raid, in which the agencies involved (10) nearly outnumbered the residents of the town (17) is somehow...
  • World outrage: Germans remove homeschooled kids in shocking raid

    09/04/2013 10:16:44 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 22 replies
    Biz Pac Review ^ | 09/04/2013
    As one young family of German immigrants faces possible deportation after first being granted asylum in the United States to home-school their children, another family in their home country was the subject of a terrifying raid by German officers and the forcible removal of their children for the same reason.In the early morning hours of Aug. 29, a team of 20 social workers, special agents and police officers armed with a battering ram forced its way into the German home of Dirk and Petra Wunderlich. Their crime? They refused to send their children to government-run schools, according to the Home...
  • Indictment: Managers helped illegal immigrants work

    08/20/2013 8:48:12 AM PDT · by moonshinner_09 · 7 replies
    myfoxphoenix.com ^ | Aug 19, 2013 | FOX 10 News
    PHOENIX - More than a dozen valley car washes were raided over the weekend -- managers, not just workers, were the targets. Federal agents served search-and-arrest warrants Saturday at 16 locations associated with Danny's Family Car Wash and the company's staffing service provider, HR Betty. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents rounded up more than 200 employees. Many did not have criminal backgrounds and were released. The workers still jailed were shackled and still in their uniforms when they went before a federal judge Monday afternoon. ICE says the investigation targets the owners and leaders of the two businesses and...
  • Obama’s Former Bodyman: President Left Situation Room to Play ’15 Games’ of Cards During Day of...

    08/14/2013 12:35:02 PM PDT · by blueyon · 49 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 8/14/13 | Dave Urbanski
    "Obama’s Former Bodyman: President Left Situation Room to Play ’15 Games’ of Cards During Day of Bin Laden Raid" On the day Navy SEALs were raiding Osama bin Laden’s compound in Pakistan and killing the 9/11 mastermind, President Obama didn’t spend every moment in the White House situation room. Instead, the commander in chief played cards in a private dining room that day, too — about 15 games of spades, in fact, his former personal assistant Reggie Love recently told a UCLA forum. “Most people were like down in the Situation Room and [Obama] was like, ‘I’m not going to...
  • Love: Obama Played Cards During Osama Raid; ´I Can’t Watch This Entire Thing,´ Obama Said

    08/14/2013 12:13:27 PM PDT · by Nachum · 62 replies
    Weekly Standard ^ | 8/14/13 | Daniel Halper
    Reggie Love says he and President Obama played cards during the Osama bin Laden raid, and that the president told him, "I can´t watch this entire thing." (Snip for video)"“Most people were like down in the Situation Room and [President Obama] was like, ‘I’m not going to be down there, I can’t watch this entire thing,’ We must have played 15 games of spades,” said Love at a public event. Love was Obama´s "body man," and spent much time with his boss while he worked for Obama at the White House.
  • Federal agents raid Colorado drilling office with wells in Oklahoma and Texas

    07/31/2013 8:57:52 AM PDT · by Nachum · 10 replies
    Newsok ^ | 7//31/13 | ASSOCIATED PRESS
    BASALT, Colo. — Federal agents with the FBI, IRS and Bureau of Land Management have served a search warrant at the offices of Crystal River Oil and Gas in Basalt. IRS special agent Karen Gurgel said the action on Tuesday is part of a criminal investigation, but she did not elaborate. Crystal River Oil and Gas operates 300 oil-and-gas producing wells in six states, with a focus on Texas and Oklahoma. It also has offices in California.
  • Man Has Home Ransacked by Police for Paying Cash

    07/20/2013 6:52:51 PM PDT · by metmom · 54 replies
    Mises.org ^ | July 11,2013 | Joseph Salerno
    Of the many crimes that have been committed by governments against their citizens in their global war on cash (also here), perhaps this is the most bizarre. Here is the story It all started one Saturday morning when Jarl Syvertsen, a 59-year-old disabled Norwegian man, purchased a PC, TVs, and washing machines for 80,000 kroner (roughly US$13,000) which he paid in cash. The store immediately alerted the police about the large cash payment. On Sunday a male and a female police officer appeared on Mr Syvertsen’s doorstep. Upon seeing them, Mr. Syvertsen at first feared that something may have happened...
  • NC Pastor Raided

    05/05/2013 11:23:26 AM PDT · by johnsmom · 68 replies
    Marble Hill Constitution-News ^ | May 3, 2013 | ALADERMANLACY
    "I am in pain and moderate shock from what just happened which I am trying to write about. It is 4 am and I am still not calmed down enough to sleep! Tonight 6-10+ male Law enforcement Officers in heavy body armor broke into my home and did much destruction. I am injured, but do not know how bad." That is the beginning of a Facebook post that I received late Wednesday / early Thursday morning. The post came from Tim Manning a 62-year-old pastor who resides in Kernersville, NC. Manning states that he was on the phone with his...
  • 'He's a quiet, devout Muslim - he couldn't do that': Neighbors' shock as police raid Boston home lin

    04/16/2013 9:16:07 AM PDT · by Nachum · 57 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 4/15/13 | Matt Blake, Katie Davies and Rachel Quigley
    Neighbors of the Saudi student who was detained for 'acting suspiciously' at the marathon finish line said they were shocked to hear he had any involvement in the bombing as he is a 'quiet, devout Muslim who is a huge soccer fan'. Detectives and bomb disposal officers raided his apartment last night in the Revere area of Boston and could be seen removing several bags of evidence. The 20-year-old, who is studying English, is in hospital after suffering from serious burns and is said to be cooperating fully with police. He was tackled to the ground by a civilian who...
  • CBO – The Coming Raid on Social Security

    02/11/2013 5:34:06 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 24 replies
    BRUCE KRASTING ^ | 02/12/2013
     Every politician in America knows that Social Security (SS) is a third rail. Any Pol who tries to mess with the country’s largest and most popular entitlement program is going to have the likes of the AARP coming after them. It’s not possible to win an election on a platform that advocates cutting back SS.With that in mind, I find it interesting to report that a very credible source is now predicting that Obama AND Congress will take action over the next 24 months that will substantially undermine both the long and short-term health of SS. The legislative raid...
  • Obama 2007: You Can't Just Air Raid Villages And Kill Innocent Civilians

    02/05/2013 9:13:47 PM PST · by Nachum · 17 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 2/5/13 | staff
    2007, Barack Obama “We have to have enough troops that we’re not just air-raiding villages and killing civilians”.
  • From Kelley to Petraeus, It Doesn't Add Up

    11/13/2012 2:26:15 PM PST · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 71 replies
    US News ^ | November 13, 2012 | Paul D. Shinkman
    An FBI agent carries out a computer after a search of the home of Paula Broadwell in Charlotte, N.C. The evidence of an affair that forced CIA Director David Petraeus to resign from his position still leaves many unknowns, experts say, including some fundamental questions about the investigation itself.[READ: Broadwell's Driver's License Found in D.C. Park] It remains uncertain why the FBI began investigating the E-mails sent to Jill Kelley, a social liaison volunteer at a Tampa base where Petraeus was stationed as an Army general, and whose connections with Petraeus' alleged mistress and family is not yet clear, according...
  • EXCLUSIVE – “Gutsy Call” on UBL not made by Obama

    10/21/2012 6:03:49 AM PDT · by wesagain · 83 replies
    Stand Up America ^ | Oct 21, 2012 | staff writer
    The Stand Up America US Research and Analysis team has learned from a senior and sensitive intelligence community source and official that President Obama did not know of the raid in Abbottabad to kill Osama Bin Laden on May 1st, 2011 until after the helicopters with SEAL TEAM 6 had crossed into Pakistani airspace. America’s most sophisticated deception techniques were used to make this very dangerous penetration into Pakistan without Pakistani knowledge. The President was notified at the golf course and called off the golf course, which is likely why he was in the strange sitting position in the picture...
  • Guns, prohibited ammunition, scopes, grenades, bullet proof vests seized from Metchosin home

    08/08/2012 7:27:27 AM PDT · by marktwain · 54 replies
    vancouversun.com ^ | 7 August, 2012 | Katie DeRosa
    West Shore RCMP seized a dozen guns and prohibited ammunition from a Metchosin home and a man in his 20s could face criminal charges. The department’s street crime unit and uniformed officers raided the home Thursday and found firearms, some loaded, improperly stored throughout the house; under a bed, in the kitchen, living room and in a safe that was left unlocked, said West Shore RCMP spokesman Sgt. Max Fossum. While the eight rifles and four hand guns were registered, some were modified with accessories such as scopes, lights and a tripod which might make them restricted or prohibited weapons,...
  • Book bombshell: Obama canceled Bin Laden ‘kill’ raid three times at Jarrett’s urging

    07/29/2012 9:05:32 PM PDT · by Hotlanta Mike · 55 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 07/29/2012 | David Martosko
    At the urging of Valerie Jarrett, President Barack Obama canceled the operation to kill Osama bin Laden on three separate occasions before finally approving the May 2, 2011 Navy SEAL mission, according to an explosive new book scheduled for release August 21. The Daily Caller has seen a portion of the chapter in which the stunning revelation appears. In ”Leading From Behind: The Reluctant President and the Advisors Who Decide for Him,“ Richard Miniter writes that Obama canceled the “kill” mission in January 2011, again in February, and a third time in March. Obama’s close adviser Valerie Jarrett persuaded him...
  • Kathryn Bigelow Sells Her Artistic Soul to The State

    05/24/2012 11:00:50 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 9 replies
    Big Hollywood ^ | 5-24-2012 | John Nolte
    Starting with her stunning 1987 debut, "Near Dark," for two decades Bigelow was a true iconoclast, a woman director making some of the most masculine action films of her time and making them in her own way. Finally, it all comes together for her with "The Hurt Locker," and … she joins the club. Maybe she hasn't seen "The Lives of Others." Maybe someone needs to sit her down and explain that as of right now she's the pre-arc playwright shilling for the State in exchange for access, riches, adoration, and acclaim. The only thing worse than those who use...
  • Obama’s bin Laden leaks angered military (Leaks came straight from White House)

    05/17/2012 12:15:11 PM PDT · by servo1969 · 19 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | 5-17-2012 | Paul Bedard
    When they published their revealing book last August about the nation’s fight against terrorism, the authors, two New York Times national security reporters, immediately felt heat from the Pentagon for dishing too much operational info about the killing of Osama bin Laden. “I was stopped by a very senior officer in the special operations community who basically wanted to rip my lungs out,” said Thom Shanker, who co-authored “Counterstrike: The Untold Story of America's Secret Campaign Against Al Qaeda,” with Eric Schmitt. But, he revealed at a counter terrorism expo this week, the info came directly and officially from the...
  • FBI agents leading investigation at home in Riverview

    05/15/2012 12:42:14 PM PDT · by Brandonmark · 29 replies
    Fox13 ^ | May 15, 2012 | MyFox Tampa Bay
    FBI agents are on scene investigating a home in Riverview, FOX 13 has learned. According to people at the scene, there were as many as 50 agents at the home Tuesday morning. FBI agents, who are leading a multi-agency investigation, and treasury officials were removing things from the home and a silver Porsche. However, the FBI will not confirm why they are at the home. According to Hillsborough property records, the home is owned by Osama Mustafa, which a neighbor also confirmed to FOX 13.
  • Joe Biden Calls Bin Laden Raid The Most ‘Audacious Plan’ In 500 Years

    03/19/2012 10:21:49 PM PDT · by Lmo56 · 68 replies · 2+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | 3/20/12 | Oliver Knox
    Vice President Joe Biden said Monday that the raid that killed Osama bin Laden was the most "audacious plan" of the past 500 years. Biden's comments, made at a Democratic fundraiser in Morris Township, NJ, ranked the May 2011 assault that ended the Al-Qaeda chief's life above the D-Day invasion of Normandy in 1944, the surprise landing at Inchon in 1950 that turned the tide of the Korean War or, going back a bit further, George Washington's daring night-time crossing of the Delaware River before the Battle of Trenton in 1776.
  • New Bedford ceremony recalls immigration raid

    03/12/2012 12:25:31 PM PDT · by moonshinner_09 · 2 replies · 1+ views
    Boston.com ^ | March 10, 2012 | Dan Adams
    Five years after a federal raid at a New Bedford factory ended in the arrests of hundreds of immigrants, community and immigration advocates marked the anniversary with a public remembrance they hope will bring attention to those apprehended who still face deportation. “These are individuals whose lives were very much affected by this raid, and they’re still here trying to put back all the pieces of their lives that were broken,’’ said Francisco Ramos, the director of the social justice group, United Interfaith Action.
  • The Great Gibson Guitar Raid: Months Later, Still No Charges Filed (Breitbart still fights on)

    03/01/2012 7:39:23 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 9 replies · 3+ views
    Andrew Breitbart's Big Government ^ | Posted Feb 23rd 2012 at 2:39 pm
    “They…come in with weapons, they seized a half-million dollars worth of property, they shut our factory down, and they have not charged us with anything,” says Gibson Guitars CEO Henry Juszkiewicz, referring to the August 2011 raid on his Nashville and Memphis factories by agents from the Departments of Homeland Security and Fish & Wildlife.The feds raided Gibson for using an inappropriate tariff code on wood from India, which is a violation of the anti-trafficking statute known as The Lacey Act. At issue is not whether the wood in question was endangered, but whether the wood was the correct level...
  • Death of Utah Cop Unlikely to Change Future Drug Raids (UT)

    01/12/2012 7:07:23 AM PST · by marktwain · 23 replies · 1+ views
    opposingviews.com ^ | 11 January, 2012 | Lucy Steigerwald
    Six police officers were shot by Matthew David Stewart on January 4, one of them died. Officer Jared Francom was laid to rest today with thousands of mourners in attendance. Police are being pretty button-lipped about some of the basic questions about the case, though there have been strange reports in the last few fays that Stewart had a "possible bomb" in his house. CNN reported: "There was a device that was fashioned in a way that concerned those who found it that there were materials that could have been used as a bomb," Weber County Attorney Dee Smith told...
  • Spec Ops Command Slams SEAL Raid Book as 'a Lie' (CYA)

    11/15/2011 5:05:39 AM PST · by Broker · 103 replies
    AP ^ | November 15, 2011 | Kimberly Dozier
    WASHINGTON -- The U.S. military is denouncing a former Navy SEAL's book that claims to describe the "real" version of the raid that killed Osama bin Laden. "It's just not true," U.S. Special Operations Command spokesman Col. Tim Nye said. "It's not how it happened." Laden with conspiracy theories and attacks on the Obama White House, Chuck Pfarrer's "SEAL Target Geronimo" claims an alternative version of the raid in which the SEAL team shot bin Laden within 90 seconds of arriving at the Pakistan compound where the al-Qaida mastermind was holed up. Pfarrer claims the White House issued a fictional...