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  • Explosion in Nuclear Complex: Did Israel Sabotage Iran's Illicit Nuclear Facilities at Parchin?

    10/11/2014 12:07:31 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 33 replies
    Weekly Standard ^ | 10/11/2014 | Lee Smith
    Experts continue to debate whether the explosion at an Iranian military base at Parchin earlier in the week was an act of sabotage. The New York Times notes that the satellite images of the incident showed evidence “reminiscent of pictures of a missile-development site 30 miles west of Tehran that was virtually destroyed during a test in November 2011 that killed 17 people, including Gen. Hassan Tehrani Moghaddam, the leading force behind Iran’s advanced missile efforts.” Nonetheless David Albright, head of the Institute for Science and International Security, told the Times that it “could have been an accident.” However, Hussain...
  • Contact Lost with Planes One by One as FAA Fire Spread

    10/03/2014 7:42:44 AM PDT · by rktman · 9 replies
    plexidigest.com ^ | 10/2/2014 | Unknown
    Within minutes, radar feeds, flight plans and other data controllers rely on to direct more than 6,000 aircraft a day above five U.S. states had vanished as a fire was being set in a communications room one floor below. The attack was thorough and carried out by someone who knew the system intimately -- down to removing steel sheathing on data cables to destroy them, according to three people with knowledge of the incident.
  • Samsung accuses rival LG exec of vandalising washing machines

    09/16/2014 5:56:14 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 41 replies
    Reuters ^ | Sep 14 2014
    Samsung accuses rival LG exec of vandalising washing machines Sun, Sep 14 2014 SEOUL (Reuters) - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd (005930.KS: Quote, Profile, Research) has accused the head of rival LG Electronics Inc's (066570.KS: Quote, Profile, Research) home appliances business of damaging Samsung washing machines at retail stores in Germany and asked Seoul prosecutors to investigate. Samsung, in a statement on Sunday, said it asked the Seoul Central District Prosecutors' Office to investigate LG employees who the company says were seen deliberately destroying several of its premium washing machines on display at two stores earlier this month ahead of the...
  • Police: 68-Year-Old Put Needles in Meat "for the Hell of It"

    08/04/2014 4:30:41 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 20 replies
    CBS News ^ | August 1, 2014
    A 68-year-old Illinois man was jailed without bond Thursday after being accused by federal prosecutors of inserting sewing needles into packaged meat "just for the hell of it" at a grocery store in his hometown at least seven times over more than a year. The criminal complaint filed Wednesday against Ronald Avers said one buyer of boneless chuck roast at the Shop 'n Save store in Belleville just east of St. Louis later bit into one of the needles, and a needle slipped into a steak stuck another customer. SuperValu Inc., the Minnesota-based corporate parent of the Shop 'n Save...
  • IL Man Admits to Sticking Needles into Meat Packages at Supermarket: “Just For the Hell of It”

    08/02/2014 12:21:27 PM PDT · by chessplayer · 30 replies
    A Bellville, Illinois man was arrested this week for sticking needles into meat packages at the local Shop-n-Save. The criminal complaint filed Wednesday against Ronald Avers said one buyer of boneless chuck roast at the Shop `n Save store in Belleville just east of St. Louis later bit into one of the needles, and a needle slipped into a steak stuck another customer.
  • Bill Clinton 'could sabotage' Hillary's run for President as he is 'deeply conflicted'

    07/23/2014 6:52:43 AM PDT · by C19fan · 53 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | July 23, 2014 | David Martosko
    Bill Clinton doesn't want his wife to win the U.S. presidency, according to sources cited in an explosive new book about the $100 million conglomerate that the Clintons have become since they left the White House. The former president is 'deeply conflicted' about the idea, writes Daniel Halper in 'Clinton Inc.: The Audacious Rebuilding of a Political Machine,' a well-sourced and easy-reading book released Tuesday. A former senior adviser to President Clinton told Halper that if Mrs. Clinton, the presumptive Democratic favorite, should become president, 'Clinton's f***ed.'
  • Sources: Lois Lerner’s emails likely gone forever

    06/18/2014 8:21:27 PM PDT · by hole_n_one · 105 replies
    Politico.com ^ | 6/18/14 | RACHAEL BADE
    Ex-IRS official Lois Lerner’s crashed hard drive has been recycled, making it likely the lost emails of the lightening rod in the tea party targeting controversy will never be found, according to multiple sources.“We’ve been informed that the hard drive has been thrown away,” said Sen. Orrin Hatch of Utah, the top Republican on the Finance Committee, in a brief hallway interview.Two additional sources told POLITICO the same late on Wednesday, citing IRS officials.(Also on POLITICO: White House hits back in IRS flap)It may just be standard government procedure, but the revelation is significant because some lawmakers and observers thought...
  • Navy says goodbye to arson-damaged nuclear submarine at formal decommissioning ceremony

    03/28/2014 11:20:00 AM PDT · by kingattax · 30 replies
    Fox News/AP ^ | March 28, 2014
    <p>KITTERY, MAINE – The Navy has said goodbye to the fire-damaged USS Miami.</p> <p>A formal decommissioning ceremony was held Friday at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Maine, where the nuclear-powered submarine was ravaged by a May 2012 fire set by a shipyard worker.</p>
  • Feds Charge Philadelphia Ironworkers (Local 401) with Extortion, Arson and Racketeering

    Feds Charge Philadelphia Ironworkers with Extortion, Arson and Racketeering Federal prosecutors today announced an indictment charging 10 members of the Philadelphia Ironworkers Union Local 401 with extorting and forcing businesses to hire their colleagues and defending their turf from non-union workers with violence. U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania Zane Memeger announced the charges at a press conference this morning after the 10 union members named in the indictment were arrested. According to the indictment, members of the Ironworkers would approach foremen at construction sites where iron work was being done and “implicitly or explicitly threaten the foreman...
  • Sabotage may have started Three Mile Island accident

    01/19/2014 10:12:01 AM PST · by Pontiac · 34 replies
    ATOMIC INSIGHTS ^ | 1/18/2014 | Rod Adams
    Updated (Jan 19, 2014 at 01:45 am) The pattern is not completely clear, and there are pieces missing from the puzzle, but I have found enough bits of evidence to convince me that it is more likely than not that someone purposely initiated the Three Mile Island (TMI) accident. This is a difficult story to tell; it’s not easy to revise history. It’s even harder to it successfully when there is sure to be disbelief, dismissal, and efforts to discredit. I prefer being respected and strive to avoid the potential of being marginalized as a crackpot. However, I feel a...
  • Arkansas Grid Attack Suspect Is Indicted

    12/15/2013 2:40:43 AM PST · by Cindy · 6 replies
    ELECTRIC CO-OP TODAY ^ | December 10, 2013 | Victoria A. Rocha
    SNIPPET: "A federal grand jury has issued an eight-count indictment against a central Arkansas man accused of damaging electric cooperative and other power facilities. Jason Woodring, 37, was indicted on charges relating to sabotage of high-voltage power lines and power stations earlier this year in several cities. Among them: a terrorist attack against a railroad carrier and destruction of energy facilities, including a 115,000-volt transmission line owned by First Electric Cooperative in Jacksonville. Woodring faces up to 20 years in prison on the energy facility destruction charges, and life in prison if convicted on the terrorism charge. According to an...
  • Herzog: Liberman Trying to Sabotage the Peace Process

    12/07/2013 6:42:16 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 8 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 8/12/13 | Elad Benari
    Opposition leader MK Yitzchak Herzog (Labor) on Saturday accused Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman of trying to sabotage the peace talks between Israel and the Palestinian Authority. Herzog, who is currently in Washington where he will meet with National Security Adviser Susan Rice and Secretary of State John Kerry, was responding to Liberman’s remarks at the Saban Forum on Friday, where the Foreign Minister said that peace was impossible in the near future, because there was “zero trust” between the two sides. Herzog called on Liberman to undergo a “reality check”, saying that the Foreign Minister “should remember that even if...
  • NSA Scandal Warning: Are US Facilities in Germany at Greater Risk?

    11/11/2013 12:20:33 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 6 replies
    Der Spiegel ^ | November 11, 2013 – 01:44 PM
    Following recent revelations about NSA spying, Spiegel has learned that Germany’s Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution recently issued a security warning to authorities in the country’s 16 states. The domestic intelligence agency warned in an Oct. 30 letter that “an emotional response from certain segments of the population cannot be ruled out” and recommended that “security measures aimed at protecting US facilities in Germany should be increased.” The agency said the background behind the “potential threat” was ongoing discussions about the “collection of Germans’ data by the United States.” …
  • Unions exposed as war saboteurs

    11/05/2013 12:16:44 PM PST · by naturalman1975 · 33 replies
    Sunday Telegraph (Sydney) ^ | 2nd November 2013 | Miranda Devine
    AS the Abbott government begins to take on union power and corruption, a timely new book reveals the union movement's role in one of the most shameful periods of Australian history. What the wharfies did to Australian troops - and their nation's war effort - between 1939 and 1945 is nothing short of an abomination. ..... One of the most obscene acts occurred in October, 1945, at the end of the war, after Australian soldiers were released from Japanese prison camps. They were half dead, starving and desperate for home. But when the British aircraft-carrier HMS Speaker brought them into...
  • Nancy Pelosi: Republican 'sabotage' hindering health care law

    10/23/2013 10:07:51 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 59 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | October 23, 2013 | SUSAN FERRECHIO, SEAN LENGELL
    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi believes the new health care law should move forward without delay and said that "sabotage" by Republicans, and not just computer glitches, is hindering implementation. Pelosi said the offices of some Republican lawmakers "are not giving information to constituents for how they can avail themselves" of the new program. Republicans are withholding the information, Pelosi said, "to undermine the Affordable Care Act." Michael Steel, a spokesman for House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, said the GOP had nothing to do with the troubled rollout. “The problems with Healthcare.gov, the associated 1-800 phone number, and the ‘chat’...
  • Are ObamaCare Websites Being Sabotaged?

    10/18/2013 9:01:23 AM PDT · by gaggs · 70 replies
    I’m just throwing this out there. Could some disaffected citizen or group be sabotaging ObamaCare websites? Why would a website that took over 600 million dollars and 3 years to develop not work? It just doesn’t make sense. Perhaps the glitches are the result of a computer virus called FUXNET created by a cyber patriot. Cyber patriot… that term should piss off the liberals reading this. The following was reported by Lame Cherry: FUXNET is a most interesting creation as the basis of it is, it activates when using the Obamacare sign up and in all other instances it simply...
  • Man torches $400 million nuke sub (twice!)Navy's budget struggles for air

    08/08/2013 7:49:16 AM PDT · by Innovative · 29 replies
    CNN ^ | Aug. 8, 2013 | Emily Smith, CNN
    Casey James Fury simply didn't want to be at work, and in the process cost the Navy nearly a half-billion dollars and one attack submarine. Fury admitted to setting fire to the USS Miami, a nuclear sub, in May 2012 while it was in dry dock. Fury also admitted to starting a second fire at the dry dock three weeks later, according to federal court documents. In both cases, he told investigators that he started the fires because he was having extreme anxiety and was trying to get out of work, according to federal documents. On Tuesday, the Navy announced...
  • Greenies vow to make mine owner ‘cower in fear’ (WI)

    07/10/2013 6:04:03 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 27 replies
    The Wisconsin Reporter ^ | 7-10-13 | Ryan Ekvall
    MADISON – Gogebic Taconite, LLC can tell you about the cost of doing business in Wisconsin. The mining company, which has spent more than $350,000 lobbying legislators to ease the state’s mining regulations, recently hired private security guards to patrol the northern Wisconsin site where it hopes to build a projected $1.5 billion iron ore mine. That added cost of doing business seems to be just what anti-industrialization, environmental group Earth First! intended. “Making the preliminary stages of this mine as expensive as possible to send a clear message to financiers that this is an extremely risky investment is one...
  • The importance of eye protection

    07/01/2013 12:54:33 PM PDT · by servo1969 · 23 replies
    The Bang Switch ^ | 6-29-2013 | Sturmgewehre/MAC
    Images like those below are chilling to those of us in the shooting community, as they should be. Sometimes we forget just how dangerous our hobby can be and we become lax. When we become lax we accidentally double charge a round while reloading, or we hear a pop vs. a bang and fail to check the bore of our firearm before firing the next round. We sweep others with the muzzle. We put our finger on the trigger when we shouldn’t. And sometimes we forget to wear eye protection. The AR15 pictured here exploded unexpectedly on its owner this...
  • Vandals (?) knock out communications in South Bay

    04/17/2013 7:07:58 AM PDT · by George Varnum · 19 replies
    ABC Local (KGO) - CA ^ | Carolyn Tyler
    SANTA CLARA COUNTY, Calif. (KGO) -- South Bay authorities have announced that a coordinated act of vandalism that took down electricity and phone service on Tuesday.
  • Exxon pipeline leaks thousands of barrels of Canadian oil in Arkansas

    03/31/2013 5:02:56 AM PDT · by Dartman · 52 replies
    Toronto Sun ^ | Mar 31/13 | MATTHEW ROBINSON AND DAVID SHEPPARD, REUTERS
    NEW YORK - Exxon Mobil was working to clean up thousands of barrels of oil in Mayflower, Arkansas, after a pipeline carrying heavy Canadian crude ruptured, a major spill likely to stoke debate over transporting Canada’s oil to the United States. Exxon shut the Pegasus pipeline, which can carry more than 90,000 barrels per day (bpd) of crude oil from Pakota, Illinois, to Nederland, Texas, after the leak was discovered on Friday afternoon, the company said in a statement. Exxon, hit with a $1.7 million fine by regulators this week over a 2011 spill in the Yellowstone River, said a...
  • Iran Spy Network 30,000 Strong

    01/03/2013 3:07:06 AM PST · by Cindy · 18 replies
    THE WASHINGTON FREE BEACON ^ | January 3, 2013 4:59 am | Bill Gertz
    "IRAN SPY NETWORK 30,000 STRONG Pentagon report: Iranian intelligence linked to spying, terror attacks" SNIPPET: "Iran’s intelligence service includes 30,000 people who are engaged in covert and clandestine activities that range from spying to stealing technology to terrorist bombings and assassination, according to a Pentagon report." SNIPPET: "“MOIS provides financial, material, technological, or other support services to Hamas, Hezbollah, and al Qaeda in Iraq (AQI), all designated terrorist organizations under U.S. Executive Order 13224,” the report said. The spy service operates in all areas where Iran has interests, including Afghanistan, Iraq, Kuwait, Lebanon, Central Asia, Africa, Austria, Azerbaijan, Croatia, France,...
  • Wikileaks - Sudanese Launchpad for Egyptian Attack On Ethiopian Dam

    09/21/2012 8:59:57 AM PDT · by JerseyanExile · 11 replies
    All Africa ^ | September 3, 2012 | Toby Collins
    Egyptian authorities fearful of a monopoly on Nile waters received agreement from Khartoum to build an airbase in Sudan, to launch attacks on Ethiopian damming facilities, claims the anonymous media outlet; Wikileaks. Wikileaks has leaked files allegedly from the Texas-based global intelligence company, Stratfor, which quote an anonymous "high-level Egyptian source," claiming the Egyptian ambassador to Lebanon said in 2010 his nation would do anything to prevent the secession of South Sudan because of the political implications it will have for Egypt's access to the Nile. The Nile is vital in providing fresh water to the people and agricultural projects...
  • Labor Unions: A History of Murder and Sabotage

    12/12/2012 5:21:40 PM PST · by VitacoreVision · 20 replies
    The New American ^ | 28 February 2011 | Daniel Sayani
    This article analyzes the history of labor union violence, and how Rep. Capuano's comments are a perfect continuation of this historical truth. Labor Unions: A History of Murder and Sabotage The New American 28 February 2011 The raging union-led protests in Wisconsin have resulted in many Americans taking a closer, more critical look at labor unions and their political clout and influence in shaping policy. With the ubiquitous announcement from AFL-CIO president Richard Trumka that he is granted an audience at the White House “nearly every day,” the American people have become more skeptical of unions and the role...
  • Hero of the Telemark Raid dies aged 101

    12/10/2012 5:00:50 PM PST · by the scotsman · 35 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 10th December 2012 | Daniel Miller
    'One of the last two survivors of the legendary Second World War 'Heroes of the Telemark' raid, which helped thwart Hitler's plans to build a Nazi nuclear bomb, has died aged 101. Just 31 at the time, Norwegian Birger Stromsheim was the oldest member of the team who successfully destroyed the hard water production facility at the Norsk Hydoelectric plant in Telemark, southern Norway. The raid, which is regarded as one of the most successful acts of sabotage in World War II, was also remarkable for the fact all the team managed to escape by cross country skiing 250 miles...
  • Filmmakers Behind '2016: Obama's America' Claim Piracy

    09/24/2012 2:26:18 PM PDT · by Da Bilge Troll · 25 replies
    The Hollywood Reporter ^ | 9/24/2012 | Paul Bond
    Full Title: Filmmakers Behind '2016: Obama's America' Claim Piracy and Disinformation Campaign Are a Coordinated Attack The movie showed up on YouTube over the weekend as rumors spread it would also be shown free on the Fox News Channel. The filmmakers behind 2016: Obama’s America are claiming a coordinated attack engineered by supporters of Barack Obama to suppress the box-office results of the movie, which is a critical look at the president. our editor recommends '2016: Obama's America' Filmmaker Calls White House Attack 'Clumsy,' 'Bizarre' (Exclusive Audio)Emmys 2012: 'Homeland' Stars on Their 'Hugely Validating' Fan, President ObamaThe film, the second-highest-grossing...
  • Y-12 fallout: winners, losers and lots and lots of blame

    09/02/2012 9:55:16 AM PDT · by SmithL · 33 replies
    Knoxville News Sentinel ^ | 9/2/12 | Frank Munger
    No shortage of blame after July break-in OAK RIDGE — For decades, protesters have gathered at the Y-12 nuclear weapons plant on the Aug. 6 anniversary of the dropping of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan, to call for a halt to production of nuclear weapons at the Oak Ridge plant. A few days before this year's event, they got their wish. At least temporarily. On Aug. 1, the National Nuclear Security Administration and its Y-12 contractor announced that all nuclear operations at the Oak Ridge plant, which enriched the uranium for the "Little Boy" bomb dropped on Hiroshima during...
  • WOOLSEY: Stormy preview of electric-grid crash

    07/20/2012 4:44:32 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 10 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | July 19, 2012 | R. James Woolsey
    Some two weeks after Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta warned of a potential “cyber-Pearl Harbor” involving a possible attack on the electric grid, Mother Nature took the cue and hit the East Coast with a storm that left millions of us for days without electricity from the grid. Some said silent thanks for that old generator they’d thought to stick in the garage. Though it wasn’t a cyberattack, but Mother Nature gave parts of the grid a good lashing anyway. On my country road south of Annapolis, two transformers were blown down from their perches on telephone poles, and...
  • Needles found in sandwiches on 4 Delta flights

    07/16/2012 10:12:19 PM PDT · by QT3.14 · 15 replies
    Stars & Stripes ^ | July 16, 2012 | JOSHUA FREED
    Delta Air Lines Inc. and the FBI are trying to figure out how needles got into turkey sandwiches served aboard four flights from Amsterdam. One passenger was injured. The airline said that what appear to be sewing needles were found in five sandwiches on Sunday. One passenger on a flight to Minneapolis was injured, but the passenger declined to get medical attention, according to Delta spokeswoman Kristin Baur. The other needles were on two flights to Atlanta and one to Seattle.
  • Alternator Belt Cut on Romney Bus

    07/10/2012 10:25:34 AM PDT · by BarnacleCenturion · 23 replies
    pjmedia.com ^ | July 9th, 2012 | Staff
    The Romney team today confirmed grass-roots reports that a campaign bus was sabotaged by an unknown vandal over the weekend. The bus, which was being used for campaign events but not transporting Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, was parked in Richmond, Va., when the vehicle was tampered with late Saturday night or early Sunday morning. A Romney campaign official told PJM that the alternator belt was cut. Repairs were under way Monday to get the bus back on the road for a voter registration event in Springfield, Va., from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Springfield Metro Commuter Lot....
  • Migratory Sabotage: Obama Administration Paying for Illegal Immigration Into Israel

    05/28/2012 11:21:25 PM PDT · by Nachum · 13 replies
    Atlas Shrugs ^ | 5/28/12 | Pamela Geller
    Yet another salvo in Obama's war against Israel: the Obama Administration is giving the UN funds for illegal African immigrants into Israel, who suddenly open up businesses there while Jewish-owned businesses are being shut down. It seems as if Obama will stop at nothing to undermine the Jewish State. Who among Obama's antisemitic cronies is profiting from this fresh betrayal of our only real ally in the Middle East? Here is some background on what is going on: Israel Can't Solve Africa's Problems - Jonathan S. Tobin, Commentary Israel, much to its surprise, has found itself being swamped by unwelcome...
  • Education As The Road To Serfdom

    04/07/2012 11:51:36 AM PDT · by BruceDeitrickPrice · 10 replies
    "Real Reagan Conservative" ^ | April 6, 2012 | Bruce Deitrick Price
    The Latin root of educate is to "lead out from," as Moses led the Jews out from Egypt. The original concept was that children are living in ignorance, and we would naturally want to lead them from that world into a better world. A world where they know more and have more options. Freedom is central to this original concept. As you become educated --that is, as you learn more--you move from less freedom to more freedom. When George Washington, Benjamin Franklin and the other founders talked about public education, they were clearly thinking of schools that would liberate children....
  • Back Stab: Sarah Palin As Portrayed By Her Disloyal Staff

    03/10/2012 9:40:07 PM PST · by Steelfish · 52 replies
    The Weekly Standard ^ | March 10, 2012 | JOHN PODHORETZ
    Back Stab Sarah Palin As Portrayed By Her Disloyal Staff. MAR 19, 2012, VOL. 17, NO. 26 • BY JOHN PODHORETZ Nicolle Wallace was the onetime consultant to CBS News and media aide to George W. Bush who was assigned to work with Sarah Palin after the Alaska governor was chosen as John McCain’s running mate. It was Wallace who assured the McCain campaign that her dear friend Katie Couric, a committed liberal with a history of interviewing Republicans and conservatives in a quietly nasty way, was the right journalist to conduct a major early interview with the extremely conservative...
  • Activists board Japanese whaling ship

    01/08/2012 12:29:17 AM PST · by bruinbirdman · 83 replies
    France 24 ^ | 1/8/2012
    The Sea Shepherd anti-whaling group said three Australian activists were being held as "prisoners" by the Japanese harpoon fleet Sunday after sneaking aboard one of their vessels overnight to protest. Sea Shepherd said they had helped the three men from the Forest Rescue Australia environmental group to board the Shonan Maru No.2 16 miles (26 kilometres) off Australia's west coast. "The boats approached the Shonan Maru under the cover of darkness and the three negotiated their way past the razor wire and spikes and over the rails to successfully board the Japanese whaling vessel," Sea Shepherd said of the Forest...
  • The real war in Iran

    12/02/2011 7:09:41 AM PST · by Former Fetus · 6 replies
    Jewish World Review ^ | 12/2/11 | Caroline Glick
    Something is happening in Iran. Forces are in motion. But what is happening? And who are the forces that are on the move? Since this week's bombing in Isfahan, the world media is rife with speculation that the war with Iran over its nuclear weapons program has begun. But if the war has begun, who is fighting it? What are their aims? And what are their methods and means of attack? Wednesday the Times of London published a much cited article about this week's blast in Isfahan. The article referred to the bombed installation as a "uranium enrichment facility." But...
  • Insight: Did Conficker help sabotage Iran's nuke program? (internet & fake soccer websites)

    12/02/2011 5:16:18 AM PST · by Libloather · 7 replies
    Reuters ^ | 12/02/11 | Jim Finkle
    Insight: Did Conficker help sabotage Iran's nuke program?By Jim Finkle Fri Dec 2, 2011 5:23am EST (Reuters) - A cyber warfare expert claims he has linked the Stuxnet computer virus that attacked Iran's nuclear program in 2010 to Conficker, a mysterious "worm" that surfaced in late 2008 and infected millions of PCs. **SNIP** The operators communicated with Stuxnet-infected computers over the Internet through servers using fake soccer websites that they built as a front for their operation: www.mypremierfutbol.com and www.todaysfutbol.com. If Iranian authorities noticed that traffic, they would be deceived into assuming it was from soccer fans, rather than suspect...
  • Missile and submarine secrets 'may have been stolen' in cyber attack on Japanese defence firm

    09/19/2011 11:20:53 AM PDT · by sukhoi-30mki · 6 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | 19th September 2011 | Rachel Rickard Straus & Rob Waugh
    Missile and submarine secrets 'may have been stolen' in cyber attack on Japanese defence firm By Rachel Rickard Straus and Rob Waugh Last updated at 6:05 PM on 19th September 2011 Some of Japan’s most sensitive defence secrets have been targeted by hackers, who have gained access to up to 80 computers of its biggest defence contractor - in what appeared to be a coordinated attack. Contractor Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd said today its submarine, missile and nuclear plant component factories had been targeted, according to a report. Some information could have been stolen in the first known cyber attack...
  • Iowa Ruckus Exclusive:Palin Will Not Run for President(?)(Perry supporter Ken Crow)

    08/31/2011 11:38:35 AM PDT · by Conservative Firster · 100 replies
    The Iowa Republican ^ | August 30th, 2011 | Jason Geiken
    As I jumped in my car yesterday and headed home from work, I immediately recognized the raspy, Texas-seasoned voice coming across Newsradio 1040 WHO. It was Ken Crow, founder of Tea Party of America, the organization sponsoring this weekend’s “Restoring America Event,” which will feature former Alaska Governor and 2008 Vice Presidential nominee Sarah Palin. I recognized Crow’s voice because, while attending the Polk County GOP Summer Picnic on Saturday afternoon, I had been approached by Crow who was hoping to arrange a meeting with Texas Governor Rick Perry, a presidential candidate and one of the speakers at the event....
  • Jane the Ventriloquist identified

    08/22/2011 10:30:21 AM PDT · by Nachum · 26 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 8/22/11 | Jim Treacher
    That’s the nickname I’ve been using for the woman in New Hampshire who used her own child as a puppet to launch what she thought were gotcha questions at Rick Perry. (“Ask him about evolution. Ask him why he hates science.”) This delightful woman’s name is Kristin Bunce, which is mentioned in exactly one story on the incident, a blog post on the NYT site. I’m kind of surprised they didn’t scrub that part. But now we’ve got a name, so let’s see what we can dig up about the esteemed Ms. Bunce, shall we? She hasn’t used her daughter...
  • (UK) Death toll at sabotage hospital could rise further

    07/21/2011 1:55:18 PM PDT · by markomalley · 10 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 7/21/11 | Nigel Bunyan, and Martin Evans
    The death toll at a hospital where medical supplies were deliberately sabotaged could rise still further, police said last night, after they began investigating the deaths of two more patients. Detectives launched a murder inquiry last week after three people being treated at the Stepping Hill hospital in Stockport died when batch of saline solution was contaminated with insulin Rebecca Leighton, 27, a nurse at the hospital was still being questioned last night after being arrested on suspicion of murder. She was arrested on Wednesday morning at her flat just a mile from the hospital where she was employed as...
  • TRR: Peaceniks Discover Big Boy Rules

    07/08/2011 11:26:52 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 13 replies
    The Robbins Report (The Washington Times) ^ | July 7, 2011 | James S. Robbins
    Give the good ship Juliano some props -- literally. The Swedish-flagged craft was in the Greek port of Piraeus as part of a flotilla seeking to challenge Israel’s naval security cordon around Gaza when, according to flotilla organizers, “hostile divers destroyed the [ship’s] propeller house and cut the propeller shaft.” It seems that someone one-upped the peaceniks’ attempt to create an international incident. They should count themselves lucky no-one was hurt. Last year nine demonstrators were killed when they attacked Israeli naval commandos boarding the Turkish ship Mavi Marmara. And there are more direct responses in more serious cases. In...
  • Shell Links Crude Oil Theft to International Syndicate

    07/05/2011 3:44:55 PM PDT · by chemicalman · 4 replies
    TMCNews ^ | Jul 05, 2011 | COMTEX
    Shell Petroleum development Company of Nigeria (SPDC) has linked the rampant cases of crude oil theft in the Niger Delta to international criminal network, and called on all stakeholders to take urgent steps to check the dangerous trend.According to SPDC, sabotage and crude oil theft was the cause of 22,310 barrels spilled from its facilities in 112 incidents in 2010, representing an average of about one spill every three days. However, 5,270 barrels was due to 32 operational problems, arising from equipment failures recorded during the period. Chairman of Shell Companies in Nigeria and Managing Director of SPDC, Mr. Mutiu...
  • Blast Hits Egypt's Gas Pipeline to Israel, Jordan

    07/04/2011 12:26:03 AM PDT · by smokingfrog · 8 replies
    ABC News ^ | 4 July 2011 | ASHRAF SWEILAM
    Unidentified assailants blew up the Egyptian pipeline that carries gas to Israel and Jordan early on Monday, starting a fire and disrupting the flow of the gas, security officials said. The blast took place in the northern part of the Sinai Peninsula, near the Mediterranean coastal city of El-Arish, which is 30 miles (50 kilometers) from Israel's border. The Egyptian officials had no further details and there were no immediate reports of casualties. The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to speak to the media. The blast is the third to hit the strategic pipeline...
  • Dems dig in: GOP trying to sabotage economy on purpose (Schmucky Schumer goes a little nuts)

    07/01/2011 12:21:12 PM PDT · by Libloather · 41 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 7/01/11 | Greg Sargent
    Dems dig in: GOP trying to sabotage economy on purposeBy Greg Sargent Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 07/01/2011 In recent weeks, there’s been some question as to how far Dems are willing to go in making the explosive charge that Republicans are deliberately trying to sabotage the economy in order to improve their chances of defeating President Obama in 2012. On a conference call just now with reporters, Senator Chuck Schumer made the most aggressive case we’ve heard yet along these lines, leaving little doubt that Dems are locking in behind this message as the deficit talks hit crunch time...
  • Obama Suffers From Economic Schizophrenia

    06/15/2011 6:17:19 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 21 replies
    IBD Editorials ^ | June 15, 2011 | HOWARD RICH
    With deteriorating economic conditions putting a damper on his poll numbers and jeopardizing his 2012 re-election prospects, Barack Obama now portrays himself as a free-market leader for a change. Yet while he poses for pictures with CEOs and unveils a private-sector "jobs plan," his administration remains fundamentally committed to sabotaging the American marketplace at every turn. In North Carolina this week, Obama accepted the recommendations of his jobs council — corporate leaders who were asked to provide new economic ideas. What he got instead was a hodge-podge of recycled reforms — including an unspecified reduction in red tape, a pledge...
  • Al Qaeda plotted against trains in US, Osama bin Laden documents show

    05/06/2011 1:18:55 AM PDT · by Scanian · 5 replies
    NY Post ^ | May 5, 2011 | CHUCK BENNETT and JOSH MARGOLIN
    Slain al Qaeda founder Osama bin Laden was plotting to derail American trains on the 10th anniversary of 9/11, documents seized from his Pakistani hideout reveal, officials said today. The plan, which was formulated last year, was to sabotage the rails of a train, forcing it off the tracks over a bridge or into a chasm, the documents show. Although still considered in the "aspirational" phase, the information was disturbing enough that the FBI and Department of Homeland Security issued an alert to law enforcement and transportation agencies nationwide. "As of February 2010, al-Qa’ida [sic] was allegedly contemplating conducting an...
  • A History of Union Murder and Sabotage

    04/08/2011 5:56:57 PM PDT · by Nachum · 9 replies · 1+ views
    New American ^ | 4/8/11 | Daniel Sayani
    The raging union-led protests in Wisconsin have resulted in many Americans taking a closer, more critical look at labor unions and their political clout and influence in shaping policy. With the ubiquitous announcement from AFL-CIO president Richard Trumka that he is granted an audience at the White House “nearly every day,” the American people have become more skeptical of unions and the role that they play in the political process. Spawning this renewed attention to organized labor are reports that Democratic politicians have been endorsing violence as a legitimate means of protest and political expression. Rep. Michael Capuano (D-Mass.) has...
  • Left Wing Coalition: Economic Terrorism

    03/22/2011 8:36:13 PM PDT · by TheConservativeCitizen · 3 replies
    The Constitution Club ^ | 03-22-11 | The Region Rat
    UNIONS, COMMUNITY GROUPS, LAWMAKERS, STUDENTS TO STRIKE CAPITALISM? Videos here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RvlvejSxBVQ&feature=player_embedded http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GgOEraouhxU&feature=player_embedded While it’s tempting to simply think of these people as socialist wing-nuts, dismiss them as bitter marginalized morons, and move on to the next story, the events in Wisconsin provided our leftist pals with an increased sense of self-righteousness and ascendancy. As the aphorism says, the toothpaste is out of the tube. Former SEIU official, Stephen Lerner is organizing a “destabilization plan” to “recover the $17 trillion stolen from the middle class by Wall Street.” His ultimate goal is to “crash the stock market, isolate the banking class...
  • Winchester issues recall for some Ranger 223 ammo

    03/18/2011 5:45:44 PM PDT · by WOBBLY BOB · 25 replies
    police one .com ^ | 3-8-11 | Drew Johnson
    Affected lots have last four digits: DK01, DK11, DK21, DK31, DK41, and DK51 Owners of Ranger 223 Remington 64 Grain Power-Point centerfire rifle ammunition may want to pause before chambering a round. Olin Corporation, through its Winchester Division, is recalling six lots of the Ranger 223 ammo after determining that the lots may contain incorrect propellant. The last four characters of the affected lot numbers are: DK01, DK11, DK21, DK31, DK41, and DK51. Incorrect propellant in the Ranger 223 may cause firearm damage
  • Rampaging goats accused of Nigeria election sabotage

    03/08/2011 12:06:47 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 37 replies
    Yhaoo ^ | 3/8/11 | Joe Brock - Reuters
    ABUJA (Reuters) – A Nigerian opposition party accused its political rivals of sabotage on Tuesday after its vice presidential candidate was forced to make an emergency landing due to a runway invasion by rams and goats. Fola Adeola, vice presidential candidate for the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN), and other party chieftains made the forced landing, damaging their plane, after airport staff in the northern city of Bauchi failed to control the beasts. "Is it possible for President (Goodluck) Jonathan ... to be involved in such a situation where the runway he is to land on will be filled by...