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  • Officials Raise Terror Threat Level, Evacuated Workers from 2 Philadelphia Naval Facilities

    06/16/2015 10:06:41 AM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 14 replies
    NBC ^ | 6-16-2015 | Dan Stamm
    A threat prompted the U.S. Navy to evacuate workers from two Philadelphia facilities Tuesday morning and raise the threat level to imminent. In turn, officials raised the threat level for those facilities from Bravo to Charlie — the second highest level — while evacuating workers around 10:20 a.m. Some workers said they were suddenly told they had to leave without being given an explanation. By noon, SkyForce10 captured crews blocking the entrance to the Northeast Philly facility with concrete barriers.
  • Capitol Police probe bomb threat, floors evacuated

    06/09/2015 10:05:37 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 10 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | June 9,2015 | FoxNews.Com
    Several floors of a Senate office building on Capitol Hill were evacuated on Tuesday afternoon, following a report of a suspicious package that Capitol Police are calling a bomb threat.
  • Facebook threat to Albany police

    05/26/2015 1:26:57 PM PDT · by sten · 21 replies
    CBS 6 News Albany | May 24, 2015
    this is bouncing around facebook today. confirmed as real by the gm @ cbs 6 news in albany. they will have a story about it tonight this seems to be more of the same as ferguson and baltimore. agitators paid $5k+/mon to spread civil unrest like the compton riots in the summer of '68 the part that jumped out for me was: 'if our FUNDING goes well' spread the word to police, fire, and any other govt workers in uniform. stay vigilant, even at home (more so then normal).
  • As ISIS Marches, Obama To Cite Global Warming As National Security Threat [at] CG Commencement

    05/20/2015 5:19:56 AM PDT · by Servant of the Cross · 13 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | 5/20/215 | Katie Pavlich
    In case you missed it over the weekend, the Islamic State took over another Iraqi city. This time it was Ramadi, a city in which Americans died to capture in the first place years ago and comes after the fall of Mosul. The next major city on the conquer list for ISIS is Baghdad, not to mention the fact Christians have been essentially eliminated from the country. Despite these developments, the White House is calling its strategy against "jayvee" ISIS an overall "success" and touting minimal airstrikes in the region. video at link ... Meanwhile, President Obama is focused on...
  • Officials: FBI probes possible ISIS-inspired threat (California .. Heads up!!)

    04/25/2015 2:53:25 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 45 replies
    CNN ^ | 4/25/15 | Evan Perez and Shimon Prokupecz, CNN
    (CNN)The FBI is investigating a possible ISIS-inspired terrorist threat in the United States, law enforcement officials said Saturday. The investigation originated from intercepted chatter and other intelligence information that led officials to believe a possible plot could be in the works, the officials said. No arrests have been made. It's not clear whether the threat is real or aspirational. The exact nature of the threat couldn't be learned. One official said it focused on parts of California where officials stepped up security, a U.S. official said.
  • Republicans see Obama as more imminent threat than Putin (& Assad): Reuters/Ipsos poll

    03/30/2015 2:29:30 AM PDT · by Libloather · 37 replies
    Reuters via MSN ^ | 3/30/15 | Roberta Rampton
    A third of Republicans believe President Barack Obama poses an imminent threat to the United States, outranking concerns about Russian President Vladimir Putin and Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. A Reuters/Ipsos online poll this month asked 2,809 Americans to rate how much of a threat a list of countries, organizations and individuals posed to the United States on a scale of 1 to 5, with one being no threat and 5 being an imminent threat. The poll showed 34 percent of Republicans ranked Obama as an imminent threat, ahead of Putin (25 percent), who has been accused of aggression in the...
  • Schumer: 'No Comment' on Obama Administration Threat to Israel

    03/19/2015 11:20:32 AM PDT · by Nachum · 34 replies
    Weekly Standard ^ | 3/19/15 | JOHN MCCORMACK
    In response to Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu's recent remarks and reelection, a senior Obama administration official tells Politico that the United States may withdraw support of Israel at the United Nations. According to Politico's Michael Crowley, "the official wouldn’t rule out a modified American posture at the United Nations, where the U.S. has long fended off resolutions criticizing Israeli settlement activity and demanding its withdrawal from Palestinian territories." “We are signaling that if the Israeli government’s position is no longer to pursue a Palestinian state, we’re going to have to broaden the spectrum of options we pursue going forward,”...
  • Miami Man Arrested for Threatening to BEHEAD RABBI Outside Synagogue

    03/10/2015 6:20:01 PM PDT · by Nachum · 43 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 3/10/15 | Jim Hoft
    Charr threatened to behead the rabbi outside his synagogue. Local 10 reported: A man is facing charges after harassing a rabbi outside the Ohev Shalom Congregation in Miami Beach, police said. According to the arrest report, Diego Chaar, 24, first yelled out “Allahu akbar,” which is translated from Arabic as God is great or God is greater. Police said the Rabbi David Weberman and a witness ignored Chaar, at which point he yelled, “Heads will be cut off” and “I will cut your head off.” The victim feared for his life at that point and called 911. The witness followed...
  • Sir John Sawers, ex-MI6 chief, warns of Russia 'danger'

    02/28/2015 8:24:49 PM PST · by WhiskeyX · 17 replies
    BBC ^ | 28 February 2015 Last updated at 01:35 ET | Mishal Hussein, BBC
    Russia has become a danger to Britain and the country must be prepared to take steps to defend itself and its allies, the former head of MI6 says. Sir John Sawers, who recently retired after five years as chief of the Secret Intelligence Service, told BBC Radio 4's Today programme that Russia poses a "state to state threat".
  • Muslim Immigration Poses Serious National Security Threat

    02/23/2015 7:43:31 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 21 replies
    IBD ^ | 2/19/15 | Paul Sperry
    France, Belgium and now even liberal Denmark regret letting in so many immigrants from Muslim countries. Their swelling Islamic communities have become breeding grounds for terrorists. So why is the U.S. opening the floodgates to foreign Muslims? The threat Muslim immigrants pose to homeland security was not addressed during the White House's three-day summit on terrorism. Instead, Vice President Joe Biden assured Muslim groups gathered during one session that the "wave" of Muslim immigration is "not going to stop." Wave? More like a tsunami. Between 2010 and 2013, the Obama administration imported almost 300,000 new immigrants from Muslim nations —...
  • 'Islamist terror threat' shuts down largest festival in northern Germany

    02/15/2015 8:07:26 AM PST · by wtd · 30 replies
    NBCNews ^ | 02/15/2015
    p<> 'Islamist terror threat' shuts down largest festival in northern GermanyPolice cancel carnival that was expected draw 250,000 to Braunschweig over 'concrete danger' of attack. BERLIN, Germany — A carnival parade in the northern German town of Braunschweig was cancelled at short notice Sunday due to a "concrete threat" of an Islamist attack, police said. "Reliable state security sources have made it known that a concrete threat of attack with an Islamist background exists," authorities in Braunschweig said in a statement. Police called on all visitors to refrain from visiting the planned route of the carnival parade and avoid travelling...
  • Norfolk speaker criticizes response to Islamic threats (Ayaan Hirsi Ali)

    02/04/2015 2:54:56 AM PST · by csvset · 7 replies
    Virginian-Pilot ^ | February 4, 2015 | Philip Walzer
    NORFOLK Ayaan Hirsi Ali stood before a slide of the caged Jordanian pilot about to be set afire by Islamic State group extremists. That, she said at Chrysler Hall on Tuesday night, will be the norm if they are not defeated. "You are going to see people beheaded, their hands and legs cut off, the mass enslavement of women," warned Hirsi Ali, a sharp critic of Muslim leaders and radicals and an advocate of women's rights. "We have had over a long period of time... even before the Reagan administration, so many warning signs that we have ignored," Hirsi Ali...
  • Obama's promised civilian force: It's happening

    01/29/2015 6:50:49 AM PST · by rktman · 14 replies
    wnd.com ^ | 1/29/2015 | Erik Rush
    Something of much greater concern than the tedious YouTube fiasco wound up coming to the fore as a result of one of GloZell Green’s questions for our president. Green (who, like too many black people, also happens to be irrevocably indoctrinated into leftist racial orthodoxy) asked Obama what could be done to prevent violence by white police officers against black males, such as in incidents last year in Ferguson, Missouri, and New York City.
  • Petty: President Refuses to Meet with Netanyahu During US Visit (Just like in September 2012)

    01/22/2015 11:28:09 AM PST · by Dave346 · 13 replies
    GOPUSA ^ | January 22, 2015 12:25 pm
    <p>President Barack Obama will not meet with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu when he travels to Washington in March, the White House said Thursday, one day after being caught off-guard by Republicans' invitation for the Israeli leader to address a joint session of Congress.</p>
  • Passengers Taken Off Planes at JFK as Authorities Investigate Bomb Threat: Officials

    01/19/2015 9:09:16 PM PST · by Nachum · 6 replies
    NBC New York ^ | 1/19/15 | Jonathan Dienst, Ida Siegal, Jay Blackman, Richard Esposito and Becky Bratu
    Passengers on board two Delta flights at Kennedy Airport were taken off each of the aircrafts Monday night as authorities investigated a bomb threat that turned out to be unfounded, officials say. An anonymous phone call was placed to Delta headquarters just after 6 p.m. suggesting a pipe bomb was on Delta Flight 468, according to Port Authority spokesman Joe Pentangelo. There are two Delta flights with the number 468: one has a Boeing 757 plane landing at JFK from San Francisco at 8 p.m., with 171 passengers on board, according to Delta Airlines. The other flight has a Boeing...
  • NYPD cops warned militant group Black Guerilla Family ‘preparing to shoot on-duty police officers’

    12/07/2014 10:50:59 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 66 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 12/06/14 | Rocco Parascandola and Thomas Tracy
    A tattooed gang of militants declared open season on the NYPD in the wake of the Eric Garner grand jury decision, according to a threat a police union verified Saturday. Ten Black Guerrilla Family members are “preparing to shoot on duty police officers,” Sergeants Benevolent Association President Ed Mullins said.
  • Chris Christie: Don’t fuel Ebola ‘hysteria’

    10/23/2014 5:40:44 AM PDT · by Paul46360 · 68 replies
    The Politico ^ | 10-23-14 | JONATHAN TOPAZ
    "New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is urging calm on Ebola, warning elected officials against “stoking hysteria” about the virus."
  • Bachmann under 24/7 guard after ISIS threat

    10/21/2014 12:46:36 AM PDT · by Mozilla · 13 replies
    WND ^ | 10-20-14 | Garth Kant
    WASHINGTON – The danger posed by ISIS to Americans has come to the homeland for Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., and a national publication may be making the ominous threat even worse. Politico has reported federal officials are taking an online threat to the congresswoman so seriously she in now under 24-hour protection by a security detail. However, Politico may be adding fuel to the fire by incorrectly reporting that the congresswoman had called on President Obama to declare war on Islam. “Bachmann has been publicly critical of not only ISIL, but also Islam, calling on President Obama to declare war...
  • House GOP rallying around Boehner's concern about Obama's purported

    10/11/2014 4:12:38 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 45 replies
    Fox News.com ^ | October 11, 2014
    House Speaker John Boehner has denounced any potential White House effort to close the Guantanamo Bay prison facility, saying that such a move is "dangerous," could result in terrorists being relocated into the United States and that overriding Congress is another example of the Obama administration’s “legacy of lawlessness.” Boehner made the statement Friday, following a Wall Street Journal story stating the White House is “drafting options” that would allow Obama to close the detention facility in Cuba by overriding congressional restrictions on bringing detainees into the U.S. The White House has responded to the story, reportedly based on information...
  • Dutch Catholic school cancels trip to Paris over fear of militant attack

    10/03/2014 9:35:21 AM PDT · by markomalley · 1 replies
    Reuters ^ | 10/3/2014
    A Dutch Catholic school called off a one-day trip to Paris for 400 students on Friday because of fears of an attack by Islamic militants in the French capital's metro, although French officials have cited no evidence of a specific threat. The graduate students from the southern Dutch town of Etten-Leur had been set to leave on Friday but the school said in a statement that the trip had been cancelled as a precaution after media reports about possible militant violence in France. Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi said last month he had credible intelligence that networks affiliated with Islamic...
  • New York Fusion Center Declares Oath Keepers, Other Liberty Groups as ‘Extremist Threats’

    09/29/2014 5:29:01 AM PDT · by Whenifhow · 27 replies
    http://www.thedailysheeple.com/ ^ | Sept 28, 2014 | Melissa Melton
    The New York State Intelligence Center — a known Fusion Center with the stated purpose to, “collect, evaluate, analyze, and disseminate information and intelligence data regarding criminal and terrorist activity relevant to New York State” — issued a Counter Terrorism Bulletin last June identifying Oath Keepers in addition to other liberty related groups as “far-right extremist group and/or a threat to law enforcement.” Here is a portion of a statement released by Oath Keepers yesterday: On August 11, 2014, the New York Oath Keepers sent out correspondence to both the Governor and the Superintendent of the New York State Police...
  • Judge Jeanine: ISIS Is Coming To Our Soil And We Are Not Ready

    09/28/2014 7:51:27 AM PDT · by Whenifhow · 57 replies
    http://nation.foxnews.com/ ^ | Sept 28, 2014 | Fox News
    Judge Jeanine Pirro called the Islamic extremist group ISIS America’s “single biggest threat in her 200-year history" claiming that the threat was even bigger than those America faced during World War I, World War II, and September 11th. She predicted that ISIS will come to America, “if not already on American soil.” Snip "If our government were listening, our borders would be closed. If our government were listening, we’d be bombing ISIS nonstop. And if they were listening, our president would be following the advice of the military experts united on the issue of boots on the ground. But instead,...
  • F-22 fighters intercept Russian military planes 55 miles off Alaska

    09/20/2014 6:30:35 AM PDT · by WhiskeyX · 48 replies
    FoxNews ^ | September 20, 2014 | ·Associated Press
    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Two F-22 fighter jets intercepted six Russian military airplanes that neared the western coast of Alaska, military officials said Friday.
  • TX Sheriff Warns Fox of ISIS Threat: ‘Quran Books’ Found along Mexican Border

    09/15/2014 4:59:38 AM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 39 replies
    Mediaite via Fox News ^ | 9-15-2014 | Evan McMurry |
    Gary Painter, Sheriff from Midland County, Texas, warned Fox & Friends’ Elisabeth Hasselbeck that not only was ISIS poised to sneak into the U.S through the porous Texas-Mexico border, but that based on evidence he’d heard of, “Muslims” were already being smuggled across. He presented no evidence that the alleged Muslims were connected to ISIS or any other terror group. “Are you saying that ISIS is ready to come across poised to perhaps execute what they have threatened to do, attacks on the United States, drown us in our own blood?” Hasselbeck asked. “Is that what you’re saying?”
  • Tony Abbott raises Australia’s terror threat to high

    09/11/2014 9:15:24 PM PDT · by Dave346 · 7 replies
    News..com.au ^ | September 12, 2014 2:05PM
    Prime Minister Tony Abbott has raised the public alert of a terror threat in Australia to high, “Our security agencies have raised the alert level based on an accummulation of indicators,” he said in a press conference today. The terror level has been set at medium on the National Terrorism Public Alert System since the system was introduced in 2003. The four levels include: • low — terrorist attack is not expected • medium — terrorist attack could occur • high — terrorist attack is likely • extreme — terrorist attack is imminent or has occurred. The move is expected...
  • Keeping us from harm (Australia still hasn't raised terror threat level several hours into 9/11)

    09/10/2014 3:53:24 PM PDT · by Dave346 · 9 replies
    Herald Sun ^ | September 11, 2014 12:00AM
    IF Australia is to raise the terror threat level from medium to high, it should do it quickly. Waiting for further evidence that jihadists might strike on Australian soil may be to invite disaster. Not only law-abiding Australians would be concerned at the implications of an increased level of alertness, so too any extremists plotting a domestic attack. The Herald Sun has reported on the participation of Australian terrorist Khaled Sharrouf in beheadings and executions in the Middle East. Sharrouf fled to Syria on his brother’s passport after being jailed for terrorist activities in Australia. He was part of a...
  • Brother of Australian suicide bomber arrested in police raids (about to raise threat level to high)

    09/10/2014 5:31:57 AM PDT · by Dave346 · 3 replies
    SBS ^ | 10 Sep 2014 - 12:05 PM
    Australian Federal Police confirmed they've carried out a raid at an Islamic centre south of Brisbane. Two Queensland men have been arrested and will face terrorism charges relating to preparing to send fighters to join the conflict in Syria. One has been identified as 31-year-old Omar Succarieh, the brother of Australia's first suicide bomber to die in Syria, Ahmed Succarieh. The Australian Federal Police (AFP) and Queensland Police conducted a series of raids in Logan and the southern suburbs of Brisbane this morning, with 180 officers involved. The raids follow a year-long counter-terrorism investigation. Police said they seized two cross-bows,...
  • ISIS threat to U.S. mostly hype

    09/06/2014 9:10:41 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 31 replies
    CNN ^ | updated 11:02 AM EDT, Fri September 5, 2014 | By Peter Bergen and David Sterman
    <p>ISIS has Americans worried. Two-thirds of those surveyed in a recent Pew Research poll said they consider the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria to be a "major threat" to this country. But are such fears really justified?</p> <p>Despite the impression you may have had from listening to U.S. officials in recent weeks, the answer is probably not really.</p>
  • Breaking: FORT BLISS RAMPS UP SECURITY Following Report on Imminent Terrorist Threat at Southern

    08/31/2014 5:38:51 PM PDT · by Nachum · 52 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 8/31/14 | Jim Hoft
    A warning bulletin was issued Friday to federal law enforcement, intelligence and other sources on an imminent terror attack on the border.Breitbart.com obtained a copy of the leaked document. The document shows James O’Keefe crossing the border in a Osama bin Laden mask.(photo from Breitbart.com) El Paso, Texas media is reporting Fort Bliss announced enhanced security measures on Sunday. The announcement came after the conservative government watchdog group Judicial Watch issued an urgent report on Friday based on government sources who warned of possible Islamist terrorist attacks on the Texas-Mexico border. Included in the Judicial Watch report was word from...
  • Exclusive: Breitbart Texas Verifies ISIS Border Threat With Leaked Doc

    08/29/2014 1:02:31 PM PDT · by BlatherNaut · 27 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 8/29/14 | Brandon Darby
    LUBBOCK, Texas -- Breitbart Texas has exclusively obtained a leaked document warning federal agents about an ISIS-related terrorism threat across the entire US-Mexico border. Though the document focuses on the Texas-Mexico border, Breitbart Texas has confirmed that federal agents across the entire US-Mexico border have received the ISIS terror warning.
  • Photo Implies ISIS Threat to Chicago

    08/22/2014 9:22:28 AM PDT · by Chgogal · 115 replies
    WGNtv or Channel 9 Chicago ^ | August 21, 2014 | Mark Suppelsa
    There is another chilling Chicago connection in the battle between the US. and extreme Islamic militants isil (ISIS). First there’s the beheading of the journalist who was the Northwestern graduate. Now WGN Investigates has found an online war of words and disturbing images that includes an implied threat to a Chicago landmark building.
  • Ominous Tweet Connects ISIS Threat In Chicago

    08/22/2014 8:53:49 AM PDT · by Beave Meister · 15 replies
    CBS Chicago ^ | 8/22/2014 | John Dodge
    CHICAGO (CBS) — Is the same radical group that executed a U.S. journalist this week making threats in Chicago? An ominous post on Twitter, purportedly from somebody connected with Islamic State, shows a photo of the Old Republic Building, 307 N. Michigan Ave. and the White House. The text reads: #AmessagefromISIStoUS We are in your state We are in your cities We are in your streets You are our goals anywhere. The message seems to imply that Islamic State operatives are in Chicago and other U.S. cities.
  • Conservatives are greatest threat to nation Obama suggests

    08/09/2014 4:28:07 PM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 48 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 8-9-14 | Neil Munro
    Political conservatives are the greatest threat to the nation, President Barack Obama suggested in a kid-glove interview with the New York Times. “The president mused, the biggest threat to America — the only force that can really weaken us — is us,” said the interviewer, Thomas Friedman. “Our politics are dysfunctional… societies don’t work if political factions take maximalist positions,” said Obama, who repeatedly claims to be a moderate stymied by the GOP’s supposed obstructionism and radicalism. “And the more diverse the country is, the less it can Read more:
  • Is ISIS a threat to U.S. safety?

    08/09/2014 3:47:15 PM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 25 replies
    CNN ^ | 8-9-2014 | Brooke Baldwin
    CNN Newsroom| Added on August 9, 2014 Brooke Baldwin talks to analysts Bob Baer and Paul Cruickshank about possible ISIS retaliation and presence in the U.S.
  • Obama: Climate Change a Direct Threat to US Cities (Lead hoax denier hasn't lowered the oceans yet)

    07/17/2014 7:12:47 PM PDT · by Libloather · 20 replies
    ABC News ^ | 7/16/14 | JOSH LEDERMAN
    Harsher storms, worsening flooding and rising seas threaten the public's safety and health across the country, President Barack Obama warned Wednesday as he urged local communities to prepare for the effects of climate change. Joined by top federal officials and local, state and tribal leaders at the White House, Obama said communities experiencing negative effects firsthand know that climate change is already upon us. He said boosting the nation's resilience and fighting climate change shouldn't be a partisan issue for lawmakers in Washington. "Climate change poses a direct threat to the infrastructure of America," Obama said. To help communities prepare,...
  • Campaign Stunt: Dickinson (D-VA) wants to play F, Marry, Kill on Twitter

    07/11/2014 7:11:33 AM PDT · by Tanniker Smith · 11 replies
    his own Twitter feed ^ | 7-11-14 | Mike Dickinson
    Let's play F, marry, kill! #KendallJones @HollyRFisher and @michellemalkin #popculturegame
  • Joe Biden, Wielding a Rather Curious Prop, Issues ‘Threat’ to Journalists

    06/23/2014 7:39:49 AM PDT · by ConservativeMan55 · 39 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 6/23/14 | Dave Urbanski
    During a media picnic at his official residence at the U.S. Naval Observatory in Washington, D.C., Vice President Joe Biden had this to say to gathered journalists: “Anybody who writes a bad story about me is dead,” he announced, bearing that familiar grin.
  • Obama: Threat from Iraq militants could grow (As long as he's in charge, it's a cinch!)

    06/22/2014 9:09:46 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 6 replies
    Yahoo! News ^ | 6/22/14 | AP
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Al-Qaida-inspired militants who have violently seized territory in Iraq could grow in power and destabilize other countries in the region, President Barack Obama said. The Iraqi public will ultimately reject the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, the extremist Sunni group threatening Iraq's government, but the group still represents a medium- and long-term threat to the United States, Obama said. "We're going to have to be vigilant generally. Right now the problem with ISIS is the fact that they're destabilizing the country," Obama said, using a common acronym for the group. "That could spill over into...
  • VA health centers on lock down in West Haven, Newington (Connecticut)

    05/20/2014 9:59:59 AM PDT · by BillyBonebrake · 45 replies
    New Haven Register ^ | May 20, 2014 | unattributed
    The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs health care campuses in West Haven and Newington were limiting access and were on lockdown status Tuesday morning because of a “potential threat,” to the West Haven campus. The VA confirmed the lockdown status in a press release Tuesday morning, saying the threat was made by an individual.
  • Will a Threat to U.S. Credit Rating Convince Republicans to Care About Global Warming?

    05/15/2014 9:45:29 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 41 replies
    Yahoo! News ^ | 5/15/14 | Danielle Wiener-Bronner - atlantic wire
    Standard & Poor's Ratings Services (S&P) warned on Thursday that climate change will force down the credit ratings of countries throughout the world. Will this be the straw that breaks the climate change-deniers' backs? "Climate change is likely to be one of the global mega-trends impacting sovereign creditworthiness, in most cases negatively," S&P notes, adding "Assuming that extreme weather events are on the rise in terms of frequency and destruction, .. The S&P report closely follows one published by the CNA Corporation Military Advisory Board on Tuesday, which found climate change to be a risk to national security. The study...
  • Video: “Extremely serious” threat shuts US embassy in Yemen indefinitely (VIDEO)

    05/10/2014 12:38:06 PM PDT · by PoloSec · 11 replies
    Hot Air ^ | May 10 2014 | Ed Morrissey
    Just weeks after an al-Qaeda convention in Yemen, the US has closed its embassy operations in the capital of Sanaa. Citing “extremely serious” threats and recent attacks on foreigners, the facility has closed its doors — indefinitely. The threat may be a reaction to the sustained drone campaign against AQAP targets following the release of the video of the massive meeting held by the terrorist network in Yemen: -SNIP- Sources within the Yemeni government told CNN that the US is taking these threats more seriously than any other prior threat, even the warnings that preceded the 2012 mob attack on...
  • Voter Fraud: An Existential Threat to America

    05/08/2014 7:21:55 AM PDT · by PoloSec · 12 replies
    Accuracy In Media ^ | May 8 2012 | James Simpson
    It is difficult to describe the enormity of the crime being committed by the Obama administration and their Democratic allies. They flagrantly flout the law, while simultaneously turning it into a weapon against political opponents, use government agencies to target innocent Americans, attempt to create legal voters through amnesty, and undermine voter integrity measures to facilitate vote fraud, while denying it even exists. In short, they are corrupting the entire process. Thus, it is fitting to begin this report by recounting a story of deliberate, blatant official voter fraud.
  • Police investigate threats against Trey Gowdy

    05/06/2014 1:51:09 PM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 16 replies
    Politico ^ | 5-6-14 | Lauren French
    The U.S. Capitol Police are investigating threatening emails against Rep. Trey Gowdy, the South Carolina Republican recently tapped to lead a special panel probing the Benghazi terrorist attacks. The investigation comes after POLITICO reporters and journalists at other outlets received two emails on Tuesday warning that Gowdy would be harmed because of his role in investigating the 2012 attacks.
  • Does Russia or Iran pose greater danger to world peace?

    03/23/2014 8:30:57 AM PDT · by Dave346 · 26 replies
    Toronto Star ^ | Sat Mar 22 2014 | Tony Burman
    While Vladimir Putin's actions in Crimea are worthy of international censure, a more imminent threat to world peace is impasse over Iran. There has been a sense in recent days that this was no ordinary week in the life of the planet. Our already bloodstained 21st-century history — unfolding once again in uncertain and threatening ways — seemed to be opening a new chapter. Two events last Tuesday in world capitals more than 2,000 kilometres apart best symbolized this. But which of these events do you think poses the greatest potential danger to world peace? In Moscow, a preening, self-satisfied...
  • A potent threat of major earthquake off California's northern coast

    03/13/2014 9:34:45 PM PDT · by John W · 32 replies
    latimes.com ^ | March 12, 2014 | Rong-Gong Lin II and Rosanna Xia
    If a 9.0 earthquake were to strike along California's sparsely populated North Coast, it would have a catastrophic ripple effect. A giant tsunami created by the quake would wash away coastal towns, destroy U.S. 101 and cause $70 billion in damage over a large swath of the Pacific coast. More than 100 bridges would be lost, power lines toppled and coastal towns isolated. Residents would have as few as 15 minutes notice to flee to higher ground, and as many as 10,000 would perish. For years, scientists believed the largest earthquake the area could produce was magnitude 7.5. But scientists...
  • Stolen European passports on missing plane

    03/08/2014 8:32:29 AM PST · by bryan999 · 47 replies
    <p>MILAN (AP) — Foreign ministry officials in Rome and Vienna confirm that names of two nationals listed on the manifest of the missing Malaysian airlines flight match passports reported stolen in Thailand.</p> <p>Italy's Foreign Ministry said Saturday that an Italian man whose name was listed as being aboard is traveling in Thailand and was not aboard the plane.</p>
  • What Did Obama Tell Geithner about S&P?

    02/25/2014 6:22:42 AM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 10 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | 2-25-24 | James Freeman
    Last month we wrote about the threatening phone call from then-Secretary of the Treasury Timothy Geithner to the head of the parent company of Standard & Poor's after S&P downgraded the U.S. credit rating in 2011. Now we learn that Mr. Geithner placed the call to McGraw Hill Chairman and CEO Harold McGraw III just five minutes after leaving an Oval Office meeting with President Barack Obama. This detail, drawing on information contained in Mr. Geithner's public schedule, was included late yesterday in a filing by S&P in federal court in the Central District of California. The Department of Justice...
  • Tehran sending ‘message’ as warships approach US

    02/08/2014 5:17:35 PM PST · by arthurus · 149 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 02/09/2014 | JPOST.COM STAFF, REUTERS
    Iranian naval fleets were on their way across the Atlantic Ocean and headed toward the US, the Fars news agency reported on Saturday. “Iran’s military fleet is approaching the United States’ maritime borders, and this move has a message,” Adm. Afshin Rezayee Haddad of Iran’s Northern Navy Fleet was quoted as saying.
  • Anonymous - AN URGENT MESSAGE

    02/06/2014 6:47:58 AM PST · by hope_dies_last · 6 replies
    In light of the fact that the video link above was a hoax, set forth originally by The Onion, does anyone have any additional information H.R. 8791? The Bill does in fact exist and the footage is from separate legislation and the audio was doctored... However, a secret "blackout" meeting for HR8791 did take place. (Please refer to Kucinich on this topic: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NgnbFCbnB24&NR=1)
  • White House’s Pfeiffer: Obama ready to take action with or without GOP

    01/26/2014 10:38:46 AM PST · by jazusamo · 44 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | January 26, 2014 | Tom Howell Jr.
    President Obama will use his State of the Union Address on Tuesday to outline “concrete, real, practical proposals” — even if Congress isn’t on board with each of them. Dan Pfeiffer said Mr. Obama’s go-it-alone message isn’t meant to be confrontational and that the president is willing to find common ground with Republicans, where possible. In two days, Mr. Obama will address Congress with his popularity numbers in negative territory. Read more: http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2014/jan/26/white-house-state-union-focus-action-obama-may-go-/#ixzz2rWzl278i Follow us: @washtimes on Twitter