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  • Major Nidal Hasan’s Beard

    06/25/2012 9:03:41 AM PDT · by bayouranger · 21 replies ^ | 25JUN12 | By Lloyd Billingsley
    This week military judge Gregory Gross barred Major Nidal Malik Hasan from appearing in court because he has refused to shave a beard he reportedly grew as a badge of his deep Islamic faith. The beard, judge Gross said, was a violation of Army policy. As it happens, so were Hasan’s actions in November of 2009 at Fort Hood, Texas. As one of the early press accounts noted, Major Hassan packed a revolver and an FN Herstal pistol, and stuffed the cargo pockets of his camouflage pants full of 20-round ammunition clips. Then he opened fire on U.S. Army soldiers...
  • The Ten Worst American Traitors

    06/24/2012 5:54:41 PM PDT · by Borges · 236 replies ^ | 6/21/12 | Tim Currie
    Some interesting choices with a Number 2 that I never heard of.
  • "Securitygate" — the Administration's Release of Covert Details of the War on Terror..

    06/18/2012 1:48:57 PM PDT · by bayouranger · 8 replies ^ | 18JUN12 | Victor Davis Hanson
    is Far More Serious than either Watergate or Iran-Contra In the Watergate scandal, no one died, at least that we know of. Richard Nixon tried systematically to subvert institutions. Yet most of his unconstitutional efforts were domestic in nature - and an adversarial press soon went to war against his abuses and won, as Congress held impeachment hearings. As far as national security went, Nixon's crimes were in part culpable for destroying the political consensus that he had won in 1972, at a critical time when the Vietnam War to save the south was all but over, and had been...
  • Cong Leaders Call for Investigations of Moslem Brotherhood Penetration of the Obama Admin

    06/16/2012 9:27:10 AM PDT · by bayouranger · 18 replies ^ | 15JUN12 | David Reaboi
    Washington, DC, June 14, 2012: Five influential Members of Congress called yesterday for the inspectors general (IGs) of government departments with national security responsibilities to investigate whether their agencies are being subjected to influence operations mounted as part of what the Muslim Brotherhood calls its “civilization jihad.” This initiative holds out hope that a grave, and largely unremarked, threat may thus be recognized and thwarted in time. The authors of letters sent to the IGs for the Departments of State, Justice, Defense and Homeland Security and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence are: * Rep. Michele Bachman, a...
  • NBC's Chelsea Clinton: Media Responsible for Ameliorating "Islamophobia"

    06/14/2012 10:14:45 AM PDT · by bayouranger · 14 replies ^ | 12JUN12 | Diane West
    Almost exactly three years ago, President Obama addressed "Muslims around the world" from Egypt's al-Azhar U in Cairo. He said he "consider[ed] it part of [his] responsibility as President of the United States to fight against negative stereotypes of Islam wherever they appear." As Geert Wilders writes in his must-read book Marked for Death: "I remember thinking, But what if these so-called `negative stereotypes of Islam' are the truth?-- will you denouce people for telling the truth? And if violent Islam is really just a `negative stereotype,' then why have I had to live like a virtual prisoner for more...
  • How Two Al-Qaeda Fundraisers Were Set Free

    06/07/2012 11:02:56 AM PDT · by bayouranger ^ | 06JUN12 | Daniel Greenfield
    What do you get for being a terrorist fundraiser? If you’re Emadeddin Z. Muntasser, then you grin after walking away with six months of home confinement. And if you’re, Samir Al-Monla, then you get off with eight months of home confinement. The jury had convicted Muntasser and Al-Monla back in 2008 of conspiracy and of scheming to cover up their Islamic terrorism charity, but District Court Judge Dennis Saylor IV had thrown out the jury’s verdict. From there the case had gone to the United States Court of Appeals, which rejected Saylor’s willful disregard for the justice system and reinstated...
  • Guantanamo detainee releases audio message to Syrian people

    06/07/2012 9:19:48 AM PDT · by bayouranger · 7 replies ^ | 05JUN12 | Thomas Joscelyn
    An audio message to the Syrian people purportedly from a current Guantanamo detainee has been released online by jihadist forums, according to the SITE Intelligence Group. The message is reported to be from Fayiz al Kandari, a Kuwaiti who has been held at Gitmo since 2002. American intelligence officials have identified al Kandari as an al Qaeda propagandist who was allegedly close to Osama bin Laden. "The people's morale is high, praise be to Allah," al Kandari says in the message, according to a translation provided by SITE. "The only thing that is making us sad is the situation in...
  • Jihad's Willing Executioners

    06/06/2012 10:36:23 AM PDT · by bayouranger · 4 replies ^ | 05JUN12 | Clare M. Lopez
    Quietly, behind the scenes, the Muslim Brotherhood is enforcing censorship of all U.S. government training about Islam and the forces of Islamic jihad. Under the co-opted direction of National Security Council official, Quintan Wiktorowicz, key Cabinet Departments, including Defense, Homeland Security, Justice and State are purging their curriculum materials of any references about Islam that their Muslim Brotherhood advisors find objectionable. In effect, the national security policy of the U.S. government is being brought into compliance with Islamic law on slander. Under Islamic law (sharia), “slander” means “to mention anything concerning a person [a Muslim] that he would dislike.” Telling...
  • Obama’s approach new: official

    06/04/2012 8:59:24 AM PDT · by bayouranger · 7 replies ^ | 30MAY12 | By Ross Jackson/Staff Reporter
    From the moment of his inauguration, President Barack Obama’s approach to relations with the Islamic world is a departure from that of previous administrations, a US State Department official told Gulf Times on the sidelines of the US-Islamic World Forum. Farah Pandith, Special Representative to Muslim Communities, US Department of State, has worked for both the Bush and the Obama administration, with an experience “representing different chapters in American history in terms of what’s happening around the world. “What is very clear is that President Obama, from the very beginning, on the steps of the Capitol, spoke very clearly in...
  • The Crackdown on the European Counterjihad

    05/29/2012 8:15:40 AM PDT · by bayouranger · 3 replies ^ | 28MAY12 | Fjordman
    One of the experts on contemporary Islamophobia subpoenaed in the trial against Anders Behring Breivik is the Norwegian writer Øyvind Strømmen. Prior to this case he was virtually unknown, but he has enjoyed a tremendous career boost thanks to Breivik’s evil acts, and is now hailed as a “leading expert” on the Counterjihad, a claim which triggers roars of laughter from those who actually know this movement. A lucky opportunist, Strømmen sells his books by labeling me a dangerous “Fascist.” He says very little about real problems caused by mass immigration to Western countries, but a great deal about how...
  • Just An Ordinary Day In May

    05/22/2012 9:59:08 AM PDT · by Scotsman · 37 replies
    Vanity | May 22, 2012 | scotsman
    Well, it seems as though we've screwed the pooch. It's a safe bet that about 99% of the American public do not realize that what is about to happen will forever change the way they live and how they interact with the higher functions of society. In other words, how they will acquire and use any product or service that they can not provide immediately for themselves and their family. Most people have heard of Black Holes - a favorite mega-disaster staple in SiFi movies and stories. Not so many are aware of the term, "Event Horizon". The event horizon...
  • McCain Camp Didn’t Vet Obama; Palin Thought That Was a Mistake

    05/19/2012 12:38:28 PM PDT · by Mozilla · 36 replies
    Conservatives4Palin ^ | May 19 2012 | Stacy Drake
    Sean Hannity hosted a panel on his show last night, to discuss Barack Obama’s history, in his “own words.” Stephen K. Bannon was a member of that panel, and reminded viewers (around the 3:30 mark) that the McCain campaign failed to vet Obama during the 2008 presidential election. The decision to not vet the current president in 2008 by Steve Schmidt and other incompetent individuals within the McCain camp, played a role in outcome in that race. Governor Palin knew the American people deserved to know the facts about Obama’s history and associations. Schmidt & Co. simply wouldn’t allow it,...
  • Partners in Crime

    04/25/2012 9:33:02 AM PDT · by bayouranger
    The Islamic Society of North American (ISNA) is an organization linked to the Muslim Brotherhood. ISNA was an un-indicted co-conspirator in the Holy Land Foundation trial, the largest terror financing trial ever held. If you go to the ISNA website you find a very interesting list called the Partners of ISNA. Here is a partial list of church Partners: Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Presbyterian Church (USA) The Union for Reform Judaism United States Conference of Catholic Bishops United Methodist Church Unitarian Universalist Association How do these Partners of ISNA work? They work very hard serving Mohammed and Allah. Their...

    04/01/2012 3:51:15 AM PDT · by yank in the UK · 58 replies
    “This should come as a surprise to absolutely no one. The radical Marxist-progressives (communists) took control of the democrat party some time ago. They’ve only become more emboldened with the election of Barack Obama, who was raised as a communist from birth.
  • Transforming Britain Into Lebanon (W/Video)

    03/05/2012 7:47:54 AM PST · by bayouranger · 3 replies
    europenews ^ | 03MAR12 | Paul Weston, British Freedom Party
    What I really want to talk about tonight is to warn America not to go down the same Islamic road that Europe finds itself on, particularly so Britain, which is almost on the point of no return — or perhaps no peaceful return. Samuel Huntingdon was not necessarily writing about Britain when he penned his prescient book "The Clash of Civilisations”, but one particular theme he raised very much applies to my poor old country where he refers to the dying of civilisations and the lack of concern amongst their native people, due to what he terms the "Illusion of...
  • Carney: "Obama Didn't Turn Down The Keystone Pipeline!" (Can you believe.....)

    02/21/2012 3:56:01 PM PST · by MindBender26 · 40 replies
    White House press secretary Jay Carney says Republicans "forced" President Obama to deny the permit for the Keystone XL pipeline. Later in his press briefing, Carney says Obama didn't turn down the pipeline. "In terms of Keystone, as you all know, the history here is pretty clear. And the fact is because Republicans decided to play political with Keystone, their action essentially forced the administration to deny the permit process because they insisted on a time frame in which it was impossible to completely approve the pipeline," Carney said when asked about the pipeline by ABC News' Jake Tapper. Later...
  • U.S., Mexico sign accord enabling joint oil exploration in maritime border area in Gulf

    02/20/2012 2:15:04 PM PST · by Nachum · 8 replies
    star-telegram ^ | 2/20/12 | bllomberg
    U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Mexican Foreign Minister Patricia Espinosa signed an agreement today for joint development of oil and and natural gas reservoirs that straddle the two nations' maritime boundaries in the Gulf of Mexico.
  • Is Obama Programing Media Matters Or Is It The Other Way Around?

    02/18/2012 9:07:12 PM PST · by tobyhill · 17 replies
    Big Journalism ^ | 2/13/2012 | Warner Todd Huston
    There has been a lot of chatter about the blockbuster report at the Daily Caller revealing the extent to which the self-proclaimed “media watchdog” outfit Media Matters for America is joined at the hip with the White House. Many are shocked at just how much Obama is seemingly programming the media with the supposedly independent Media Matters acting as its pipeline to the Old Media. Shockingly, Daily Caller notes that MMFA is even holding teleconference briefings with members of Obama’s administration and the subsequent salting of the results of those meetings among the Old Media’s coverage seems to be a...
  • Islamist Lobbies' Washington War on Arab and Muslim Liberals

    02/18/2012 11:54:28 AM PST · by bayouranger · 3 replies · 1+ views ^ | 16FEB12 | Essam Abdallah
    A note from Investigative Project on Terrorism Executive Director Steven Emerson: Please take the time to read this very important story written by a courageous Egyptian liberal intellectual about the Islamist and Muslim Brotherhood lobbies in Washington and the Obama Administration's secret collaboration with these pro-terrorist, anti-Western, anti-women, anti-American and anti-Semitic organizations. This is one of the most important articles I have read in years. It was just revealed two days ago that FBI Director Mueller secretly met on February 8 at FBI headquarters with a coalition of groups including various Islamist and militant Arabic groups who in the past...
  • US Weighing Steep Nuclear Arms Cuts

    02/14/2012 2:21:08 PM PST · by Robe · 49 replies
    NPR ^ | February 14, 2012, 03:19 pm ET | The Associated Press
    The Obama administration is weighing options for sharp new cuts to the U.S. nuclear force, including a reduction of up to 80 percent in the number of deployed weapons, The Associated Press has learned.
  • Update: CAIR Applauds West Point Prayer Breakfast Withdrawal of General Critical of Islam

    02/01/2012 3:10:37 PM PST · by opentalk · 23 replies
    The Blaze ^ | January 30, 2012 | Tiffany Gabby
    A retired U.S. lieutenant general who made comments some consider disparaging to Islam withdrew Monday from speaking at a West Point prayer breakfast after a progressive veterans’ advocacy group — — along with the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) asked the Army chief of staff to rescind the invitation.Last week The Blaze reported told Gen. Raymond Odierno in a letter that allowing retired Lt. Gen. William G. Boykin to speak at West Point next week would be anathema to Army values and disrespectful to Muslim cadets. According to the Associate Press, late Monday afternoon, West Point issued a...
  • New Docs Reveal How DOJ Kowtows to Muslim Brotherhood

    In what promises to be an enormous document dump, I have received the first in a series of DOJ bundles in response to my FOIA request filed close to a year ago. Specifically, I asked for "records relating to the meeting of the 'Monthly Outreach Meeting' with Muslim and Arab groups at the Civil Rights Division. Specifically, include lists of attendees at each monthly meeting, the agenda of each meeting and any minutes or summary prepared subsequent to each meeting. Please also specifically note the meetings at which the Attorney General of the United States attended." The principal impact of...
  • U.S. Army Chief Heads To Israel As Fears Over Attack On Iran Mount

    01/14/2012 8:33:56 PM PST · by edpc · 11 replies
    Haaretz ^ | 14 Jan 2012 | Barak Ravid
    Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, is scheduled to arrive in Israel on Thursday for talks with Defense Minister Ehud Barak, Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Benny Gantz, and other senior defense and intelligence officials. The visit comes as the United States attempts to coordinate with Israel on the issue of Iran's nuclear capabilities, and to determine Israel's intentions with regard to a possible attack on Iranian nuclear facilities.
  • Indian Media Reports Qaradawi Key Mediator In Secret U.S.-Taliban Talks

    12/30/2011 8:33:48 AM PST · by bayouranger · 6 replies ^ | 12-29-11 | GlobalMB
    Indian media is reporting that Global Muslim Brotherhood leader Youssef Qaradawi is serving as a key mediator in secret talks between the U.S. and the Taliban. According to an article in The Hindu: Yusuf al-Qaradawi, a Doha-based Islamist scholar who once called on his followers to back jihadist groups in Jammu and Kashmir, has emerged as a key mediator in secret talks between the U.S. and the Taliban, government sources have told The Hindu. In 2009, Mr. al-Qaradawi had issued a fatwa, or religious edict, asserting that “the Kashmiris were properly fighting jihad against the Indian army.” The jihad was...
  • Diplomatic Supping With Jihadist Devils

    12/28/2011 5:52:26 AM PST · by bayouranger · 1 replies ^ | 12-27-11 | Bruce Thornton
    While Western diplomats wring their hands over trivial insults to Islam, a slow-motion genocide of Christians has been unfolding in the Muslim world. The latest attack occurred on Christmas day in Nigeria, where the terrorist sect Boko Haram bombed two Catholic churches in the towns of Abuja and Jos, killing at least 39 worshipers. This same group killed 32 Christians last Christmas Eve. In this year alone, Boko Haram has murdered 491 people. The killings in Nigeria are just one example of continuous violent attacks on Christians and their churches. Yet our Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has been nearly...
  • China Celebrates Outwitting Us in the WTO

    12/21/2011 6:24:14 PM PST · by LucianOfSamasota · 5 replies
    Eagle Forum ^ | December 21, 2011 | Phyllis Schlafly
    Communist China is this month celebrating its tenth anniversary of joining the World Trade Organization. The subtitle ought to be China's tenth anniversary of cheating the United States. The globalists talked us into supporting this cozy trade relationship with China by getting U.S. manufacturers and farmers to salivate at the prospect of gaining access to the world's biggest market. China, on the other hand, joined the WTO to implement its plan to grow into an economic superpower the same way the United States became powerful in our pre-New Deal century, i.e., by protecting local industries and financing our government with...
  • US, Israel shocked by undamaged captured drone

    12/13/2011 5:25:36 PM PST · by BCW · 42 replies
    DEBKA ^ | 14 DEC 2011 | DEBKA File
    Iran exhibited the top-secret US stealth drone RQ-170 Sentinel captured on Sunday, Dec. 4. Its almost perfect condition confirmed Tehran's claim that the UAV was downed by a cyber attack, meaning it was not shot down but brought in undamaged by an electronic warfare ambush. This is a major debacle for the stealth technology the US uses in its warplanes and the drone technology developed by the US and Israel.
  • Obama Administration Welcoming Islamic Group to Washington for Discussion on ‘Tolerance’

    12/09/2011 11:42:12 AM PST · by bayouranger · 14 replies ^ | 12-09-11 | Patrick Goodenough
    The Obama administration says a meeting in Washington next week seeks to make progress in combating religious intolerance, but critics say the U.S. is pandering to an ideological agenda aimed at restricting speech critical of Islam. According to the State Department the aim is to find ways to combat religious hate without compromising freedom of expression. Detractors are skeptical that this can be done, and they suspect that free speech will end up the loser. Among those criticizing the event are GOP presidential candidate Newt Gingrich, the Traditional Values Coalition, and scholars at the Hudson Institute’s Center for Religious Freedom....
  • Once again Pearl Harbor Day ignored by Yahoo and Google.

    12/07/2011 6:17:25 AM PST · by central_va · 29 replies
    google ^ | 12/7/11 | self
    Every year I check both Yahoo and Google to see if they will acknowledge Pearl Harbor Day. As usual, nothing.
  • Joe Biden makes surprise visit to Iraq (Plugs Poses)

    11/30/2011 3:20:58 AM PST · by Recovering_Democrat · 5 replies
    Joe Biden makes surprise visit to Iraq Vice President Joe Biden is in Iraq. The surprise visit will focus on charting a new relationship between the two countries after all American forces have left.
  • China Derangement Syndrome - Once again, an economic yellow peril is exaggerated.

    11/24/2011 10:00:44 PM PST · by neverdem · 38 replies
    Reason ^ | December 2011 | Ronald Bailey
    The 1979 book Japan as Number One: Lessons for America, by East Asia scholar Ezra Vogel, stoked fears that the United States was about to be outcompeted by the land of the rising sun. And why not? The U.S. had just suffered through a decade of stagflation and was about to enter what was then the worst recession since the Great Depression. By the late 1980s, the case seemed ironclad. "I don't mean to be an alarmist, but I get the uneasy feeling that America is history," wrote Robert Kuttner, then the economics correspondent for The New Republic, in the...
  • And Now, Stimulus For Russia

    11/23/2011 3:26:15 PM PST · by raptor22 · 6 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | November 8, 2011 | IBD staff
    Industrial Policy: Not only do taxpayers subsidize failing green energy here, they may soon be on the hook for a Department of Energy loan to a firm owned by a Russian billionaire. Just say nyet. When a foreign firm wants to build a facility in the U.S. that hires American workers and pays American taxes, we welcome it. We'd prefer they do it with their own money, not rely on this administration's failed industrial policy to provide them with a huge taxpayer-backed loan — especially when it's owned by a billionaire who doesn't need the help. The administration's latest green...
  • Gordon Chang: The Reasons For China's Imminent Bust

    11/19/2011 12:03:02 PM PST · by Qbert · 41 replies · 1+ views
    Zero Hedge ^ | 11/18/0211 | Chris Martenson/ Tyler Durden
    The global dominant narrative about China is wrong, claims Gordon Chang. Don't expect it to be the 'pocketbook of last resort' that will rescue world markets from their current malaise. And don't expect its remarkable economic growth to continue. In fact, expect a "hard landing" for China - and soon. columnist and international lawyer Gordon Chang has spent much of his time since the early 1980s working and living in China. His primary knowledge of the country and his relationships there give him a superior understanding to how its economy is actually faring than many analysts based in the...
  • High price of metal leads to spurt in South Florida sewer grate thefts

    10/29/2011 10:09:19 AM PDT · by dennisw · 17 replies
    Sun Sentinel ^ | October 28, 2011| | By Lisa J. Huriash,
    "These thieves are grasping for any metal they can get their hands on," said Fort Lauderdale Detective Travis Mandell, adding that manhole covers have also been taken. "At this point they are probably looking for any scrap they can sell and have realized sewer grates are a viable option." He said his department has assigned a detective to investigate scrap yards and try to locate the stolen property. "It really disgusts me that these criminals can live with themselves after they place the safety of the public in jeopardy, all for pennies on the dollar," said Mandell. "There seems to...
  • Underemployed And Hating Life (millions of smart, hard working folks are working dead end jobs)

    10/27/2011 1:58:24 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 157 replies
    The Economic Collapse Blog ^ | October 21, 2011 | Michael Snyder
    <p>Today, millions of smart, hard working Americans are flipping burgers, waiting tables or working dead end retail jobs not because they want to, but because they have no other options. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, about 14 million Americans are currently unemployed and another 9.3 million Americans are currently "underemployed".</p>
  • EXCLUSIVE: Ex-ACORN Operatives Behind the Scene of 'Occupy' Protests

    The former New York office for ACORN, the disbanded community activist group, is playing a key role in the self-proclaimed “leaderless” Occupy Wall Street movement, organizing “guerrilla” protest events and hiring door-to-door canvassers to collect money under the banner of various causes while spending it on protest-related activities, sources tell The former director of New York ACORN, Jon Kest, and his top aides are now busy working at protest events for New York Communities for Change (NYCC). That organization was created in late 2009 when some ACORN offices disbanded and reorganized under new names after undercover video exposes prompted...
  • Landmark Hanoi hotel unearths Vietnam War bunker

    10/19/2011 8:18:47 AM PDT · by shove_it · 8 replies
    Yahoo via AP ^ | 19 Oct 2011 | MIKE IVES
    HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — The siren's wail at the historic Metropole Hotel sent American folk singer Joan Baez and other guests scampering across a garden and into an underground bunker. Even through five feet of concrete, they could still hear the roar of American bombs raining on parts of Hanoi. [...]
  • So many U.S. manufacturing jobs, so few skilled workers

    10/12/2011 5:08:06 PM PDT · by decimon · 51 replies
    Reuters ^ | October 12, 2011 | Lucia Mutikani
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. manufacturers are failing to fill thousands of vacant jobs, surprising when 14 million people are searching for work. Technology giant Siemens Corp., the U.S. arm of Germany's Siemens AG , has over 3,000 jobs open all over the country. More than half require science, technology, engineering and math-related skills. Other companies report job vacancies that range from six to 200, with some positions open for at least nine months. Manufacturing is hurt by a dearth of skilled workers. "What we have been saying for quite a while is that even though there is a high unemployment...
  • Indict Dick Durbin- and Eric Holder too

    10/05/2011 5:55:43 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 23 replies ^ | October 5, 2011 | John Ransom
    Most states have laws on their books that make it illegal to spread statements about a bank in order to undermine confidence in the bank. They do this for the very good reason that when a run on a bank starts through rumor or innuendo and the bank goes belly up- and it happens very quickly- it costs taxpayers money, it costs shareholders money and it costs society as a whole. The rule, in other words, is to be very careful about what you say about banks. Banks live by these rules and so do regulators. In fact, when a...
  • Trade Bill Puts Jobs On Agenda

    10/03/2011 5:48:12 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 63 replies
    IBD Editorial ^ | October 3, 2011 | Editor
    Economy: After years of dithering and bowing to protectionists, President Obama finally submitted three pending free-trade pacts with South Korea, Panama and Colombia to Congress for a vote. Let the U.S. economy recover. The president's decision marks the first bright economic move he has made to boost the nation's ailing economy. Dropping tariffs, opening markets and equalizing investment terms are a proven way to boost economic growth. Contrary to all the nonsense about outsourcing and giant sucking sounds, the real impact of free trade is new freedom and opportunity. The pacts are now on their way to a vote in...
  • Whipping China Won't Stop the Bleeding

    09/30/2011 10:21:32 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 13 replies ^ | September 30, 2011 | Bill Tatro
    It was just a matter of time before history once again repeats itself. I am referring to the joint press conference held by Senator Jeff Sessions, R. Atlanta, and Senator Charles Schumer, D. New York. Since the President's jobs program is a non-starter for both Republicans and Democrats it was only logical that both parties needed something to not only show the electorate that jobs were paramount but also to show that both parties could and would be bi-partisan. Who to make the whipping boy for both parties? None other than China. Then, with the blessing of Senator Harry Reed,...
  • Leaked cable: John McCain pushed to arm Qadhafi

    08/27/2011 1:49:05 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 22 replies
    Politico ^ | 2011-08-26 | Tim Mak
    A leaked U.S. diplomatic cable shows that Arizona Republican Sen. John McCain promised to help Libyan dictator Muammar Qadhafi obtain U.S. military hardware in 2009. The cable, released by the open information group WikiLeaks, reveals the pledge came at meeting that was attended by other prominent members of Congress, including Sens. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), Susan Collins (R-Maine) and Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.).In the meeting, Muatassim Qadhafi, the Libyan leader’s fifth son and national security adviser, requested U.S. assistance in obtaining military supplies, both lethal and non-lethal. The cable indicates that McCain was the dominant voice among the congressional delegation in a...
  • How Should We Treat the Muslims in Our Midst?

    08/27/2011 8:55:03 AM PDT · by bayouranger · 46 replies
    Citizen ^ | Aug 26, 2011 | CW
    LIVING AMONG US, we have many Muslims who are undoubtedly as innocent of terrorism, political subversion, and Islamic supremacism as we are. But we have a problem, don't we? These innocent fellow countrymen — and the terrorists, subversives, and supremacists — all call themselves "Muslims." Many non-Muslims explain the situation to themselves that "there are extremists in every religion" and let it go at that. But those of us who have studied Islamic doctrine and Islamic history have discovered that "letting it go at that" would be a big mistake. And of course, those who simply look at the news...
  • You’re Gonna Need MORE Than Gold…

    08/23/2011 7:38:13 PM PDT · by blam · 115 replies
    The Daily Reackoning ^ | 8-22-1011 | Simon Black
    You’re Gonna Need MORE Than Gold… By Simon Black 08/22/11 Everyday more and more people are waking up to the idea that they MUST own gold if they want to protect their assets from an out of control government. Owning gold is a great first step, but as history tells us, responsible people can and should do more before it’s too late… History paints a bleak picture of the decline of Rome. Once warring consuls Antony, Lepidus, and Octavian were finished duking it out with each other in 31 BC, any semblance of the original Roman republic was gone forever....
  • Obama Guilty of Betraying Navy Seals Team Six (MUST READ!)

    08/11/2011 7:20:50 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 60 replies · 1+ views
    Right Side News ^ | 8/11/2011 | Eleana Benador
    Secrecy Made Them Prey of Muslim Terrorism Up until now, I have managed to control my revolt against the massacre perpetrated against our 22 men from the foremost elite military unit, whose training requires no less than three and a half years of to be a Navy SEAL in addition to another two years of training and deployments to even be considered to SEAL Team Six. THIS is a team trained to target the planners of terror attacks. These are our men who actually are saving countless lives of potential victims. SEAL Team Six are saviors in the face of...
  • A Tottering Technocracy

    08/09/2011 7:15:33 AM PDT · by Servant of the Cross · 12 replies
    National Review ^ | 8/9/2011 | Victor Davis Hanson
    Here and in Europe, the financial meltdown exposes the hollowness of our elites. We are witnessing a widespread crisis of faith in our progressive guardians of the last 30 years. These are the blue-chip, university-certified elite, employed by universities, government, and big-money private foundations and financial-services companies. The best recent examples are sorts like Barack Obama, Eric Holder, Larry Summers, Peter Orszag, Robert Rubin, Steven Chu, and Timothy Geithner. Politicians like John Kerry, John Edwards, and Al Gore all share certain common characteristics of this Western technocracy: proper legal or academic credentials, ample service in elected or appointed government office,...
  • China's Debt Problem Worse than Portugal

    08/08/2011 1:49:25 PM PDT · by papasmurf · 22 replies ^ | 8/8/2001 | papasmurf
    China’s own system is jammed with rotten debt held in off-balance sheet state enterprises. Its countryside is littered with eerie, empty ghost towns. And Moody’s Investors Service says last month that China’s local debt was understated by hundreds of billions of dollars. Read more:
  • Abdo's Loyalty to Muslims Always Meant Disloyalty to Americans

    08/08/2011 9:01:30 AM PDT · by bayouranger · 9 replies ^ | Aug 5, 2011 | Raymond Ibrahim
    To anyone familiar with Muslim doctrine, Pfc. Naser Jason Abdo's actions—from refusing to deploy to Afghanistan lest he kill fellow Muslims, to plotting a terror attack to kill fellow Americans—make perfect sense and accord especially well with Islam's dichotomous doctrine of wala wa bara, often translated as "loyalty and enmity." Where there is loyalty for Muslims, disloyalty for non-Muslims is never far away Built atop numerous Koran verses and backed by Sharia, wala requires Muslims to be loyal to fellow Muslims, and explains why Abdo refused to deploy to Muslin nations. While loyalty may appear admirable, its flipside, bara, requires...
  • Kerry, McCain say bipartisan work needed post-S&P downgrade, differ on who to blame

    08/07/2011 8:52:26 AM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 56 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | 2011-08-07 | AP
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Two senators and former presidential candidates say Standard & Poor’s decision to downgrade the U.S. credit rating speaks to the need for more bipartisan compromise — but they also say the blame lay with the other party.
  • Moderate Republicans Lament GOP Shift Further Right

    08/05/2011 7:20:45 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 70 replies
    Newsmax / The Boston Globe ^ | 2011-07-27 | Caroline Rawls
    Polls indicating that the Republican Party is moving further to the right are leaving a large faction of moderate Republicans feeling disenchanted with the party’s conservative drift, reports The Boston Globe. In 2010, some of the GOP’s most outspoken leaders helped propel Republican candidates into power in the House. The tea party movement was influential in securing this takeover. But Gallup poll findings to be released Friday indicate that the GOP’s conservative shift is isolating its moderate wing, the Globe reported. Self-described moderates made up almost one-third of the Republican Party just 10 years ago. Now, that fraction has dropped...