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  • Trump dismisses criticism from Navy SEAL who led Osama bin Laden mission

    11/18/2018 3:56:04 PM PST · by quasimodo_79 · 38 replies
    The Hill ^ | 11/18/18 | Megan Keller
    "Fox News Sunday" host Chris Wallace noted during a discussion with the president that William McRaven has said Trump's attacks on the media are the "greatest threat to democracy in his lifetime." Trump in response called McRaven a "Hillary Clinton fan" and "Obama-backer." "Wouldn’t it have been nice if we got Osama bin Laden a lot sooner than that, wouldn’t it have been nice?" Trump asked. "You know, living — think of this — living in Pakistan, beautifully in Pakistan in what I guess they considered a nice mansion, I don’t know, I’ve seen nicer. But living in Pakistan right...
  • NEW MUSLIM CONGRESS MEMBERS 'DECEIVED' VOTERS

    11/17/2018 8:09:51 AM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 57 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | 16 NOV 2018 | WND EXCLUSIVE
    It’s an old joke: How can you tell a politician is lying? His lips are moving. It seems that may be the case for the first two Muslim women elected to the U.S. Congress. An analyst at the Gatestone Institute presented evidence that Ilhan Abdullahi Omar of Minnesota and Rashida Harbi Tlaib of Michigan lied to voters. The charge comes from Soeren Kern, a senior fellow at the institute, who who wrote that most of the media coverage since their election Nov. 6 “has been effusive in praise of their Muslim identity and personal history.” “Less known is that both...
  • Ilhan Omar's Election Shows That Democrats Aren't Interested in Confronting Anti-Semitism

    11/16/2018 2:36:55 PM PST · by Kaslin · 17 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 16, 2018 | David Harsanyi
    Ilhan Omar, one of the first two Muslim women to be elected to Congress, is a new kind of politician. She's telegenic, ideologically progressive, widely celebrated by a media that's obsessed with identity politics. She's the kind of politician who can openly side with Hamas against Israel or spread "Protocols of the Elders of Zion"-style conspiracies on Twitter, claiming that Jews possess the supernatural ability to hypnotize the world as they unfurl their "evil." It's not surprising, then, that Omar also supports the "boycott, divestment and sanctions" movement. In a statement to the website Muslim Girl, someone on Omar's staff...
  • Canada Becoming a Potential Base for Terrorists to Attack the US

    11/16/2018 2:10:17 PM PST · by Mr. Mojo · 6 replies
    CBN News ^ | Dale Hurd | 11-12-2018
    OTTAWA and TORONTO – The US and Canada share the longest undefended border in the world. There hasn't been a reason to defend it because there hasn't been a serious threat from either country in a couple hundred years. There is now. Canada is today the happy home of thousands of radical Islamists, ex-ISIS fighters and the Muslim Brotherhood. Their numbers continue to grow, with Islamists infiltrating the Canadian government on several levels. Many Americans assume that all is peaceful and well with their northern neighbor. But security experts here warn that by welcoming radical Islamists, Canada now presents a...
  • Elections likely after Kahlon vetoes Bennett as defense minister

    11/15/2018 12:12:44 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 7 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 15/11/18 | Tzvi Lev
    Kulanu party leader Moshe Kahlon told Prime Minister Netanyahu that he will not accept Jewish Home Chairman Naftali Bennett serving as defense minister, following the resignation of current defense minister, Avigdor Liberman. On Wednesday, Bennett issued an ultimatum to the Prime Minister, saying his Jewish Home faction will quit the coalition if he is not appointed defense minister. If Bennett's ultimatum holds, Kahlon's veto likely signals that early elections are on the way. "Bennett doesn't have it coming to get the Defense Ministry portfolio. I'm opposed to it," Kahlon told Netanyahu. Bennett told confidants in response that he will not...
  • 'Jesus' face' uncovered at ancient church in the Israeli desert

    11/15/2018 4:57:18 AM PST · by SJackson · 41 replies
    Fox News ^ | James Rogers
    A previously unknown 1,500-year-old painting of Christ’s face has been uncovered at a Byzantine church in Israel’s Negev desert. The discovery in the ancient Byzantine village of Shivta has thrilled archaeologists. Although the painting is fragmented, experts from Israel’s University of Haifa were able to make out the facial outline. Their research was published recently in the journal Antiquity. he painting, which is believed to date from the sixth century, depicts Jesus as a short-haired youth. “Christ’s face in this painting is an important discovery in itself,” they explained in their paper. “It belongs to the iconographic scheme of a...
  • Report: State Dept. says Hezbollah flooding Peru, Bolivia with terrorist assets

    11/15/2018 8:04:40 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 9 replies
    The National Sentinel ^ | November 15, 2018 | National Sentinel
    (National Sentinel) Threat: Massive caravans of migrants heading north to the United States are a problem for many reasons, but one of those reasons that gets overlooked, downplayed, or outright rejected by the Left and its compliant media is that they can be used as a means of infiltrating really bad people into the country. Like terrorists. In written testimony prepared for House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Terrorism hearing Wednesday, the State Department’s top counter-terrorism official Nathan Sales warned that Hezbollah is deploying “large caches of military equipment and explosives” in Bolivia, as well as delivering some to jihadists currently...
  • ‘Palestine Was the Biggest Victim of World War I’

    11/15/2018 5:51:43 AM PST · by SJackson · 33 replies
    Algemeiner ^ | 11-13-18 | Elder of Ziyon
    The first sentence of this article in Al Madenah News by Dr. Mustafa Yousef Alddawi, marking the centennial of the end of World War I, is one of the most absurd things I’ve ever read in Arabic media. And that’s saying a lot. “There is no doubt that Palestine was the greatest victim of the First World War,” it begins. During World War I, Palestine had a population of 800,000. The number of people killed during the war was between 15 to 19 million. The Ottoman Empire, Germany, France, the United Kingdom, Russia, Italy, and Austria each lost more people...
  • The Dartmouth Speech They Tried To Suppress

    11/14/2018 5:23:30 AM PST · by SJackson · 15 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | November 14, 2018 | David Horowitz
    Before I had even arrived, I was attacked as a racist, sexist and bigot. AddThis Sharing Buttons Author's note: On October 23, I spoke at Dartmouth, at the invitation of College Republicans and Students Supporting Israel. Before I had even arrived, I was attacked as a racist, a sexist and a bigot, and one professor sent out a tweet urging students to disrupt my talk. In fact, nearly 100 Dartmouth radicals had already met and laid out an elaborate plan of disruption and attack, which in the event was made possible but the Dartmouth administrators in charge of “Security and...
  • Florida Man Arrested After Police Say He Made 'Mother of Satan' Bombs

    11/14/2018 11:24:05 AM PST · by Red Badger · 29 replies
    wercfm.iheart.com ^ | 11/13/2018 | Staff
    A Florida man was arrested after police found enough explosive material to "blow up the block" when they searched his home. Officers received a tip that 37-year-old Jared E. Coburn was building bombs, and at his home they discovered mason jars filled with triacetone triperoxide, or TATP, an explosive compound using by terror groups like ISIS. Volusia County Sheriff Mike Chitwood said that the volatile explosive powder, which is used by terrorist organizations to make what they call the "Mother of Satan" bombs, had to be detonated underground at a nearby field. Coburn told police that he was making fireworks,...
  • France Finance Minister: Europe Must Become an ‘Empire’ to Compete with U.S. (TR)

    11/13/2018 11:51:20 AM PST · by DFG · 37 replies
    breitbart ^ | 11/13/2018 | Victoria Friedman
    France’s Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire has called for Europe to become an “empire” to compete with the United States after the country’s President Emmanuel Macron called for an EU army to defend against the NATO ally. “It’s about Europe having to become a kind of empire, as China is. And how the U.S. is,” Mr Le Maire told Germany’s Handelsblatt. Adding that it would be a “peaceful empire,” the economics and finance minister touted the progressive government’s green credentials, saying that the European empire should “rel[y] on green growth. Neither China nor the U.S., who are leaving the Paris...
  • Merkel calls for the creation of a 'real, true' European army in rebuke to Trump [tr]

    11/13/2018 7:47:29 AM PST · by C19fan · 107 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | November 13, 2018 | Chris Pleasance
    Angela Merkel called for the creation of a 'real, true' European army during a speech to EU ministers on Tuesday in a rebuke to President Trump. The German Chancellor also called for a European Security Council that would be responsible for coordinating defence policy on the continent. Merkel spoke out after French President Emmanuel Macron floated the same idea last week, drawing the ire of President Donald Trump.
  • France Finance Minister: Europe Must Become an ‘Empire..

    11/13/2018 6:24:31 AM PST · by chief lee runamok · 73 replies
    breitbart ^ | 11/13/2018 | Victoria Freidman
    France’s Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire has called for Europe to become an “empire” to compete with the United States after the country’s President Emmanuel Macron called for an EU army to defend against the NATO ally.
  • PLAYING WITH FIRE

    11/13/2018 5:57:17 AM PST · by SJackson · 8 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | NOVEMBER 11, 2018
    Palestinians along the border with Gaza began using kites attached to incendiary devices as a simple but devastating weapon. More than six months ago, The Jerusalem Post ran an editorial warning of cases of agricultural terrorism and what was then a still relatively new form of attack for Hamas in Gaza. Palestinians along the border with Gaza began using kites attached to incendiary devices as a simple but devastating weapon, cutting them loose to land in the fields of neighboring Jewish communities in the Negev. Since then, the “fire intifada” has grown to include not only kites, but balloons, helium-filled...
  • PRESIDENTIAL PROCLAMATION ADDRESSES MASSIVE ILLEGAL 'MIGRANT' CARAVAN-dire national security threat

    11/13/2018 5:29:11 AM PST · by SJackson · 10 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | November 13, 2018 | Michael Cutler
    A dire national security threat. The United States is about to be inundated with thousands of foreign nationals heading up through Latin America to the U.S./Mexico border. The media, nearly unanimously, have described them all as “migrants” purportedly fleeing poverty and violence in their home countries in Central America. The President, however, has stated that among them are criminals and individuals from other than Latin America. President Trump is determined to discourage as many of these individuals from entering the United States illegally as a matter of national security. As I have noted in previous articles about this “Caravan of...
  • RETURN OF THE TALIBAN FIVE-Another legacy item for the ex-Radical-in-Chief

    11/13/2018 5:19:25 AM PST · by SJackson · 6 replies
     In the run-up to the November election, five Taliban commanders freed from Guantanamo in exchange for Bowe Bergdahl rejoined the Taliban’s political office in Qatar. That development calls for a look at the back story. “One big concern is that the U.S. will be releasing five Taliban commanders in exchange for Bergdahl,” the Washington Post explained in 2014. “So who are these men? And what might they do when released?” The Post weighed in on both counts. Khirullah Said Wali Khairkhw helped to create the Taliban movement in 1994 and once served as its interior minister. According to his Guantanamo case file, he was known to have close ties to Osama Bin...
  • Caroline Glick: A Desperate Emmanuel Macron Attacks Donald Trump

    11/13/2018 4:03:36 AM PST · by RoosterRedux · 27 replies
    Breitbart ^ | Caroline Glick
    Upon landing in France over the weekend, Trump called Macron’s remarks about defending against America “insulting.” The President tweeted that instead of figuring out a way to fight the U.S., the Europeans should pay their share of NATO’s budget, which the U.S. has been underwriting. Macron’s anti-Americanism isn’t only fueled by domestic political concerns. He has two other – perhaps even more significant – causes for his hostility. First, and most fundamentally, Macron rightly views Trump’s presidency and his nationalist vision of America as an existential threat to the European Union. As political philosopher Yoram Hazony explains in his vital...
  • After 17 years, many Afghans blame US for unending war

    11/13/2018 12:09:58 AM PST · by McGruff · 64 replies
    AP ^ | 11/13/2018 | KATHY GANNON
    When U.S. forces and their Afghan allies rode into Kabul in November 2001 they were greeted as liberators. But after 17 years of war, the Taliban have retaken half the country, security is worse than it’s ever been, and many Afghans place the blame squarely on the Americans. The United States has lost more than 2,400 soldiers in its longest war, and has spent more than $900 billion on everything from military operations to the construction of roads, bridges and power plants. Three U.S. presidents have pledged to bring peace to Afghanistan, either by adding or withdrawing troops, by engaging...
  • The Tragedy of Saudi Arabia's War

    11/02/2018 8:26:36 AM PDT · by Pining_4_TX · 11 replies
    The New York Times ^ | 10/26/18 | Declan Walsh, Tyler Hicks
    One hope for Yemenis is that the international fallout from the death of the Saudi dissident, Jamal Khashoggi, which has damaged Prince Mohammed’s international standing, might force him to relent in his unyielding prosecution of the war. Peter Salisbury, a Yemen specialist at Chatham House, said that was unlikely. “I think the Saudis have learned what they can get away with in Yemen — that western tolerance for pretty bad behavior is quite high,” he said. “If the Khashoggi murder tells us anything, it’s just how reluctant people are to rein the Saudis in.”
  • Cape Verde to stop voting against Israel at UN

    08/03/2017 9:14:59 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 9 replies
    INN ^ | 08/03/17 04:16 | Elad Benari
    The island country of Cape Verde announced on Wednesday that it will no longer be voting against Israel in the United Nations. The decision came following a meeting between Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Cape Verde’s President Jorge Carlos Fonseca, who then instructed his envoy at the UN that the island in West Africa would no longer be voting against Israel. Netanyahu welcomed the decision on Wednesday evening. …