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  • Court Rules in Favor of Ground Zero Cross, Rejects Atheists' Appeal

    07/29/2014 5:04:55 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 29 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 28, 2014 | Sarah Jean Seman
    The Second Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Monday that the 17-foot cross beam salvaged from the wreckage of Twin Towers will remain in the National 9/11 Museum, despite the very best efforts of American Atheists Inc. In “American Atheists v. Port Authority of New Jersey and New York” the group asserted that the artifact's positioning in the museum towered "over any other symbols in the vicinity, expressing Christian primacy." It charged that the Latin cross's dominance violated the First Amendment Establishment Clause and the 14th Amendment Equal Protection Clause of the United States Constitution. The judges found, however, that the...
  • Former Border Patrol Deputy Chief: "All of the Good That Was Done after 9/11 Up to Now"

    07/16/2014 1:49:11 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 30 replies
    National Review Online ^ | July 16, 2014 | Ryan Lovelace
    Former national deputy chief of the U.S. Border Patrol Ronald Colburn tells National Review Online that the Obama administration has undone all of the progress made at America’s southern border since 9/11.
  • Rookie judge to preside over Benghazi trial

    07/13/2014 4:47:04 PM PDT · by george76 · 28 replies
    wa po ^ | July 7, 2014 | Al Kamen and Colby Itkowitz
    Casey Cooper is new to the bench, but he’s well-connected . Just three months into his tenure on the federal bench, and before his formal investiture ceremony later this week, newly minted — but well-connected — U.S. District Judge Christopher “Casey” Cooper has been handed one of the most high-profile and politically sensitive American terrorism cases in recent years ... Cooper, 47, was part of the Obama administration’s transition team and is one of the more connected people in D.C. legal circles, Marimow notes. His wife, Amy Jeffress, worked at the Justice Department as a national security adviser to the...
  • New 9/11 records offer tantalizing puzzle pieces

    07/06/2014 5:34:22 PM PDT · by QT3.14 · 30 replies
    Miami Herald ^ | July 5, 2014 | Dan Christensen and Anthony Summers
    An ongoing lawsuit has pried loose new records linked to a family of Sarasota Saudis who left home in a hurry just before 9/11. It was Halloween night, 2001. The horrors of 9/11 were still fresh on the the minds of Americans. At a time when everyone was on edge, the sight of a man disposing documents in a dumpster behind a Bradenton storage facility aroused suspicion. Summoned to the scene, Manatee County sheriff’s deputies confronted the man, who had a Tunisian passport. According to FBI records, authorities searched the dumpster and found “a self-printed manual on terrorism and Jihad,...
  • Thief Steals an American Flag, Then Finds Out How Important It Was

    07/06/2014 1:23:36 PM PDT · by montag813 · 8 replies
    Top Right News ^ | Gina Cassini
    by Gina Cassini | Top Right NewsA thief who stole a very special flag, gave in to pangs of conscience, when he returned it to its rightful owner -- with an apology. That's because he stole it from the family of a firefighter killed on 9/11 As the NYPost reported, The flag he stole flew over the World Trade Center during recovery efforts. The September 11th Families Association gave it to Melissa Brengel in honor of her 29-year-old brother, Jonathan Ielpi, an FDNY member who died when terrorists destroyed the World Trade Center.Brengel reported the flag missing from her home in Huntington...
  • American flag given to family of firefighter killed September 11 stolen from outside their home

    07/02/2014 9:57:23 AM PDT · by Albion Wilde · 9 replies
    UK DailyMail ^ | July 2, 2014 | COREY CHARLTON
    The theft of an American flag from the family of a firefighter killed in September 11 is causing heartache as they desperately plead for its return... The flag stolen from the front of Melissa Brengel's Long Island property was flown over the World Trade Center during the recovery and cleanup and was later gifted to her from the September 11 Families Association. ...His father is also a firefighter and is a co-founder of Tribute WTC, which pays homage to the victims of the attack....
  • Academics Blind to Terrorism

    06/30/2014 7:48:51 AM PDT · by Academiadotorg · 5 replies
    Accuracy in Academia ^ | June 27, 2014 | Jace Gregory
    Terrorist attacks are on the rise but the academic and media elites we rely on for information are, as usual, the last to notice. iraq car bombs According to University of Chicago professor John Mearsheimer, “Terrorism—most of it arising from domestic groups—was a much bigger problem in the United States during the 1970s than it has been since the Twin Towers were toppled [in 2001].” Salafi-jihadist groups, fighters, and attacks have dramatically increased in number over the past several years according to a study by the International Security and Defense Policy Center at the RAND Corporation. The findings in this...
  • W: America’s Longest-Serving President: George W. Bush really should step down after six terms

    06/24/2014 8:43:06 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 9 replies
    PJ Tatler ^ | June 24, 2014 | Charlie Martin
    The catalog of the errors and failures of the administration of President George W. Bush is large and various. In finance, it began with the modifications to the Community Reinvestment Act in 1993-95, which we now know had the effect of encouraging banks, along with the quasi-governmental Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, to allow “innovative” mortgages that encouraged people to buy homes they could no longer afford when an economic downturn came. The effect of this was to encourage higher-risk lending, which led to “securitization” of the loans to spread risks. This securitization was a major contributor to the financial...
  • Florida man calls 911 during home invasion, gets transferred to voicemail

    06/18/2014 8:39:17 AM PDT · by Q-ManRN · 34 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | June 13, 2014 | FoxNews,com
    A Florida homeowner who called 911 during a violent home invasion Wednesday morning was transferred to voicemail at the height of the incident when the dispatcher tried to pass the call from the fire department line to police, MyFoxTampaBay.com reported. Women could be heard screaming during the wait as the recording advised, "If this is an emergency, hang up and dial 911." He [the homeowner] told the operator there were four of them who beat his wife and stepmother. He shot one. One suspect was found shot in the back hiding under a car, the report said.
  • Graham: Next 9/11 attack could come from Iraq, Syria

    06/15/2014 5:20:56 PM PDT · by SkyPilot · 52 replies
    CBS News ^ | 15 Jun 14 | Rebecca Kaplan
    Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., warned that the next 9/11 attack could emanate from Iraq and Syria if the U.S. does not take steps to immediately halt the advance of the Islamic militants sweeping toward the Iraqi capital of Baghdad. "We need air power immediately to stop the advance toward Baghdad," Graham said on CBS' "Face the Nation" Sunday, warning that the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) - the jihadists who are an offshoot of al Qaeda - could control the entire northern half of the country and use it to march on Jordan and Lebanon while Iran moves...
  • Good News: One of Obama's GITMO Five Releases Helped With Lead-Up to 9/11

    06/13/2014 10:51:49 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 9 replies
    Townhall ^ | June 13, 2014 | Katie Pavlich, news editor
    Again, what could possibly go wrong with the recent release of five high-level Taliban commanders in exchange for Sgt. Private Bowe Bergdahl? Just about everything. Writing in the Weekly Standard, Foundation for the Defense of Democracies Senior Fellow Thomas Joscelyn writes that the "Taliban 5" are worse "than we've heard." In fact one of them, Mohammad Fazl, played a key roll in the lead-up to the 2001 9/11 terror attacks. One of the five senior Taliban leaders transferred to Qatar in exchange for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl played a key role in al Qaeda’s plans leading up to the September 11,...
  • Taliban commander exchanged for Bergdahl coordinated with al Qaeda to attack

    06/13/2014 10:09:20 AM PDT · by PoloSec · 4 replies
    Long War Journal ^ | June 13 2014 | Thomas Joscelyn
    Full Title: Taliban commander exchanged for Bergdahl coordinated with al Qaeda to attack Northern Alliance the day before 9/11 One of the five senior Taliban leaders transferred to Qatar in exchange for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl played a key role in al Qaeda's plans leading up to the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. Mohammad Fazl, who served as the Taliban's army chief of staff and deputy defense minister prior to his detention at Guantánamo, did not have a hand in planning the actual 9/11 hijackings. Along with a notorious al Qaeda leader, however, Fazl did help coordinate a military offensive against...
  • One Of The Five Terrorists Released For Bowe Bergdahl Has A Role In 9/11

    06/13/2014 8:02:20 AM PDT · by chessplayer · 9 replies
    Thomas Joscelyn, a senior fellow over at the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies pens a new piece for the June 23rd edition of the Weekly Standard, where he takes a deeper look at just exactly what price was paid in the five for one swap for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl. Keep in mind, these are five people the Obama administration across the board, and Hillary Clinton, have assured are no threat whatsoever to the United States. Here’s who Mohammad Fazl is.
  • Their 9/11 Role - The Taliban Five are even worse than you’ve heard.

    06/13/2014 4:51:05 AM PDT · by don-o · 35 replies
    The Weekly Standard ^ | June 13, 2014 | THOMAS JOSCELYN
    One of the five senior Taliban leaders transferred to Qatar in exchange for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl played a key role in al Qaeda’s plans leading up to the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. Mohammad Fazl, who served as the Taliban’s army chief of staff and deputy defense minister prior to his detention at Guantánamo, did not have a hand in planning the actual 9/11 hijackings. Along with a notorious al Qaeda leader, however, Fazl did help coordinate a military offensive against the enemies of the Taliban and al Qaeda in Afghanistan the day before. And Osama bin Laden viewed that...
  • Somewhere in hell, bin Laden is smiling

    06/06/2014 3:32:19 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 8 replies
    WND ^ | June 6,2014 | Patrick J. Buchanan
    Bowe Bergdahl was “an American prisoner of war captured on the battlefield” who “served the United States with distinction and honor,” asserted Susan Rice, the president’s national security adviser. Rice was speaking to ABC’s George Stephanopoulos the morning after Barack Obama’s Rose Garden celebration of Bergdahl’s release.
  • Taliban's Mullah Omar celebrates prisoner-swap 'victory'

    06/01/2014 5:47:28 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 17 replies
    BBC News ^ | June 1, 2014
    Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Mohammad Omar has issued a rare public statement hailing the exchange of five Guantanamo Bay detainees for a Taliban-held US soldier as a "big victory". Mullah Omar, who has made no public appearances or speeches since fleeing Afghanistan in 2001 when US-led forces toppled the Taliban after the 9/11 attacks in the US, said: "I extend my heartfelt congratulations to the entire Afghan Muslim nation." Sources close to the Taliban say that the deal took so long to negotiate because of a US desire to widen the scope of the talks. They say that this precise...
  • Hillary Clinton: I'm the Real Victim of Benghazi

    05/31/2014 3:26:32 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 58 replies
    Breitbart's Big Government ^ | May 30, 2014 | Ben Shapiro
    (VIDEO-AT-LINK)Hillary Clinton may not be much at administering the State Department, but she’s certainly a pro when it comes to expressing outrage at her own persecution. For the woman who is supposedly the world’s most powerful feminist, her sense of victimhood remains surprisingly strong. That’s never been more true than in her new book, Hard Choices, which points out that she – not the four men who died in Benghazi, Libya, on the night of September 11, 2012 – is the victim. The Clinton camp reportedly leaked the 34-page Benghazi chapter of Hillary’s latest tome to favored outlet Politico. The...
  • 9/11 Museum Yanks Commemorative Cheese Platter After Outrage

    05/29/2014 11:36:39 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 31 replies
    ABC NEWS ^ | May 29, 2014 12:09pm | By Colleen Curry
    The National September 11 Memorial Museum has pulled its controversial commemorative cheese platter from its shelves after an outcry at the museum’s opening. The USA-shaped platter featured hearts over New York, Washington, and Pennsylvania, where the planes crashed on 9/11. The item was first reported by Gothamist a week ago and was met with resounding criticism.
  • 9/11 Truthers to Hand Out Fake Brochures at Sep. 11 Memorial Museum On Opening Day

    05/19/2014 1:43:53 PM PDT · by therightliveswithus · 26 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 5/19/14 | Aurelius
    September 11th truthers, also known by many as the scum of the earth, have decided to take their disgusting actions one step further: they will be handing out fake brochures at the opening of the 9/11 Memorial Museum on its opening day. These fake brochures will push the disproven and crazed theory that the terrorist attacks on September 11 were carried out by the United States government and not by Muslim extremists. The memorial will open this Wednesday, May 21st. That same day, 9/11 truthers will descend on the museum to hand out brochures which were designed to look like...
  • 9/11 Memorial: If you can’t say something nice about Islam, #JustShutUp.

    05/16/2014 6:11:48 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 13 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 5-16-2014 | MOTUS
    Finally, the 9/11 Memorial Museum opened yesterday.This New York urban renewal project brought to you by the Al Qaeda arm of Islamic terrorismThe memorial opened its doors after nearly 13 years of bickering with CAIR over how best to honor Muslims’ non-participation in this “man-caused” disaster.Deferring to the spirit of the adage “if you don’t have anything nice to say, don’t say anything at all,” I’ll keep this brief. Like BO’s remarks: “Mr. Obama’s remarks were crisp and short. He was given just three minutes on the program, although he took nine, an unusually short speech for a president at...
  • Obama Does Not Mention – Islam, Muslim, Al-Qaeda, Islamists – Not Once in 9-11 Memorial Speech

    05/15/2014 9:17:00 PM PDT · by george76 · 25 replies
    Gateway ^ | May 15, 2014 | Jim Hoft
    CRAZY!… Obama Does Not Mention – Islam, Muslim, Al-Qaeda, Islamists – Not Once in Today’s 9-11 Memorial Speech.. [ full title ] . gave a lengthy speech at the 9/11 Museum dedication. He did not mention – Islam, Muslim, Islamist, Al-Qaeda – not once. It might be too offensive. It’s as if it was a random act of violence. ... Today the Islamists won – again.
  • Freep a Poll!(Do you believe President Obama has served up justice for the 9/11 attacks?)

    05/15/2014 4:22:34 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 20 replies
    Fox Business ^ | 5-15-14 | Lou Dobbs
    Q: Do you believe President Obama has served up justice for the 9/11 attacks? Yes No
  • Victims' relatives, Obama to dedicate 9/11 memorial museum

    05/15/2014 5:38:02 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 15 replies
    Fox News ^ | 5/15/14
    ...Obama and Sept. 11 survivors, rescuers and victims' relatives are expected to mark the opening of the 9/11 museum, where the story of the terrorist attacks is told on a scale as big as the twin towers' columns and as intimate as victims' last voicemails....
  • Earlier US airplane hijack plot first uncovered in Philippines: police

    09/14/2001 10:32:44 PM PDT · by Wallaby · 32 replies · 1,709+ views
    Agence France Presse | September 13, 2001 | AFP
    Earlier US airplane hijack plot first uncovered in Philippines: police International News Agence France Presse September 13, 2001 Thursday 11:09 PM Eastern Time MANILA, Sept 13 A terrorist plot similar to this week's attack in New York and Washington was first uncovered in Manila in 1995, Philippine police said Thursday. The plot called for the hijacking of US commercial airliners, bombing them or crashing them into several targets including the Central Intelligence Agency. The statement came amid a warning by the senate's vice chair for national defense that Saudi dissident Osama bin Laden, the prime suspect in Tuesday's attacks ...
  • Updates on Lawsuits Against Saudi Arabia for 9/11 Involvement

    05/02/2014 10:18:32 AM PDT · by AMitchum · 2 replies
    Herald Tribune ^ | April 17, 2014 | Michael Pollick
    Relatives of 9/11 victims are eagerly watching the legal struggle over information held by the FBI concerning a Saudi Arabian family in Sarasota with possible ties to terrorists, even as calls in Congress ramp up for more disclosure about how the attackers were funded. On Friday, a federal judge in Fort Lauderdale was expected to receive FBI documents pertaining to the agency’s investigation of the Saudi family that abruptly left Sarasota just before the September 2001 attacks. “It all ties together about financing power, leading back to the Saudis,” said Bill Doyle, a retired stockbroker who lives in the Central...
  • Mosque developer proposes museum devoted to Islam

    04/30/2014 6:24:46 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 31 replies
    Sacramento Bee ^ | April 30, 2014
    NEW YORK -- The developer who once proposed a mosque and Muslim community center near ground zero now plans a museum devoted to Islam at the same site. According to The New York Times, Sharif El-Gamal said through a spokesman he wants to build a three-story museum "dedicated to exploring the faith of Islam and its arts and culture."
  • Tony Blair Rejects David Gregory's 'Nonsense' That Iraq War to Blame for Terrorism

    04/28/2014 2:32:21 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 12 replies
    NewsBusters.org ^ | April 28, 2014 | Kyle Drennan
    In an interview with former British Prime Minister Tony Blair on Sunday's NBC Meet the Press, host David Gregory attempted to blame the war in Iraq for ongoing Islamic terrorism by citing the former head of Britain's MI-5 claiming the conflict "increased the terrorist threat by convincing more people that Osama bin Laden's claim that Islam was under attack was correct" and "provided an arena for the jihad for which he had called." In response, Blair blasted the argument: "We've got to liberate ourselves from this, because we're making a huge error when we end up thinking somehow it's our...
  • Islamist PC Police Seek To Bury Truth At 9/11 Museum

    04/25/2014 4:40:12 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 12 replies
    Investors.com ^ | April 25, 2014 | IBD Editorial
    Death Of Truth: An imam objects to a film set to be shown at the National September 11 Memorial Museum because it might make people believe radical Islam was involved in the terrorist attacks. We're not making this up. It has been said that the first casualty of war is truth. And in this age of political correctness, the war on terrorism — described by this administration as either over or merely a series of overseas contingency operations in response to man-caused disasters — is a classic example. The lone imam on an interfaith advisory group to the National September...
  • Muslim Leaders Slam 9/11 Museum's Unflattering Portrayal of Al Qaeda as "Deeply Offensive"

    04/23/2014 10:29:07 AM PDT · by therightliveswithus · 48 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 4/23/14 | Aurelius
    The National September 11 Memorial Museum will be showing a film called “The Rise of Al Qaeda” when it opens next month. The film tries to explain the roots of the terrible attacks and why radical Islamists killed so many people that terrible day. In an attempt to get feedback from the Muslim community on the film, which portrays Al Qaeda as radical Islamists who were on a jihad against the United States, the museum showed “The Rise of Al Qaeda” to an “interfaith advisory group of clergy members.” This group included Muslim leaders. After seeing the short film, which...
  • Interfaith Panel Denounces a 9/11 Museum Exhibit’s Portrayal of Islam

    04/23/2014 10:24:22 AM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 16 replies
    New York Times ^ | APRIL 23, 2014 | SHARON OTTERMAN
    Past the towering tridents that survived the World Trade Center collapse, adjacent to a gallery with photographs of the 19 hijackers, a brief film at the soon-to-open National September 11 Memorial Museum will seek to explain to visitors the historical roots of the attacks. The film, “The Rise of Al Qaeda,” refers to the terrorists as Islamists who viewed their mission as a jihad. The NBC News anchor Brian Williams, who narrates the film, speaks over images of terrorist training camps and Qaeda attacks spanning decades. Interspersed with his voice are explanations of the ideology of the terrorists, rendered in...
  • Jihadists Now Control Secretive U.S. Base in Libya

    04/23/2014 9:28:54 AM PDT · by george76 · 19 replies
    A camp on the Libyan coastline meant to train terror-hunters has instead become a haven for terrorists and al Qaeda. A key jihadist leader and longtime member of al Qaeda has taken control of a secretive training facility set up by U.S. special operations forces on the Libyan coastline to help hunt down Islamic militants... In the summer of 2012, American Green Berets began refurbishing a Libyan military base 27 kilometers west of Tripoli in order to hone the skills of Libya’s first Western-trained special operations counter-terrorism fighters. Less than two years later, that training camp is now being used...
  • NYC jury hears tape defending 9/11 terror attacks

    04/22/2014 12:18:57 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 12 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Apr 21, 2014 8:41 PM EDT | Larry Neumeister
    An Egyptian cleric defended the Sept. 11 attacks in a broadcast interview, saying it left Muslims and non-Muslims around the world happy, according to a tape played for the jury at his terrorism trial on Monday. Mustafa Kamel Mustafa could be heard casually speaking of the attacks in the undated interview with a Canadian broadcaster, even equating what al-Qaida did to the hero in American movies. “Everybody was happy when the planes hit the World Trade Center,” Mustafa said in the interview. “Anybody who tell you he was not happy, they are hypocrites.” …
  • FBI Probe Confirmed in 9/11 Case at Guantanamo

    04/21/2014 4:23:57 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 2 replies
    ABC News ^ | April 22, 2014
    A federal prosecutor confirmed the existence Monday of the FBI investigation that has thrown the Sept. 11 war crimes tribunal at Guantanamo into disarray. The FBI has opened a preliminary criminal investigation "that involves, at least in part, classified information," Assistant U.S. Attorney Fernando Campoamor Sanchez said in a court motion. The prosecutor did not disclose the nature or focus of the investigation.
  • Mom, 44, shot dead ... by husband who was hallucinating after eating a marijuana cookie'...

    04/16/2014 8:55:19 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 119 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | 4-15-14 | Helen Poq
    A Denver, Colorado mother has been shot dead in front of her children by her 'hallucinating' while she was on a 13 minute call to 911, police said. Kristine Kirk, 44, called for help around 9:30p.m. Monday, telling dispatchers that her husband Richard Kirk, 47, was 'talking about the end of the world' and 'scarring' their three children. A source told FOX31 investigators are looking at whether he had eaten a marijuana cookie. Mrs Kirk said in the 911 call that there was a gun in the house but it was in a safe, according to a probable cause statement....
  • Consequences for Those who Falsely Accuse Open Carriers

    04/14/2014 7:15:22 AM PDT · by marktwain · 9 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 6 April, 2014 | Dean Weingarten
    Open Carry Event in Texas, where open carry of modern handguns is not legal in most cases In July of 2013, an open carrier in Wisconsin narrowly avoided being "SWATted" by police.  He was well known in the area and had friends on the local police force.   They contacted him after he was accused of flashing a gun at the clerk of a convenience store. In the same incident, another innocent citizen was stopped by police at gunpoint and ordered out of their car because of bad information supplied by the clerk. Here is updated information: The open...
  • I Served My Country. I got a box of drugs. Then It Kicked Me Out.

    04/13/2014 6:37:17 PM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 28 replies
    Politico ^ | Howard Dean Bailey
    I was deejaying at a restaurant when Judith came to meet me for the first time. We were finally able to put faces to the voices we had been hearing on the radio, and I asked her out on our first date. She met me at the radio station and we drove to IHOP, where we laughed and talked all night. I loved everything about her, but especially her smile. I knew at that point that I didn’t want any other woman; she was it for me. We dated for a while and then I moved in with her. We...
  • Rand Paul’s Hostile Takeover of the Republican Party Is Getting More Hostile

    04/10/2014 9:52:29 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 65 replies
    New York Magazine ^ | April 10, 2014 | Jonathan Chait
    Republicans, I come in peace.Until very recently, Rand Paul’s project of insinuating himself comfortably within the Republican Party, and positioning himself as a plausible presidential nominee, had gone along with remarkable ease. Yes, the author of his campaign book turned out to be an unreconstructed neo-Confederate. That was a speed bump. (Who among us has not entrusted the explication of his worldview to a man who has cheered on the assassination of President Lincoln?) Paul had staged a masterful piece of political theater with his marathon Senate speech denouncing the Obama administration’s drone policy. He has assembled a top-tier campaign...
  • LA:Intruder calls 911 after getting shot during break-in attempt

    03/31/2014 6:18:14 AM PDT · by marktwain · 2 replies
    fox44.com ^ | 24 March, 2013 | Nick Gremillion
    The victim called the Sheriff’s Office around 8:39 p.m. and explained that he had shot at an intruder. Shortly afterward, the Sheriff received a 911 call from Prince who said he had been shot near the victim’s home.
  • LA:Call 911, Wait two hours; Buy Gun

    03/27/2014 10:40:44 AM PDT · by marktwain · 25 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 27 March, 2014 | Dean Weingarten
    On March 16, Teri Bice awoke to the sound of someone trying to break down the door of her home in New Orleans. She did what most Americans would do: dial 911.   One big problem,  There was no answer at the other end.   From wwltv.com: She documented her calls for help: two to 911; two to the NOPD's non-emergency line; and one to NOPD's Second District. The final call was answered and Bice confirms an officer showed up two hours after the attempted home invasion. The problem appears to be a lack of operators for the 911 system, and...
  • What Pakistan Knew About Bin Laden

    03/20/2014 8:59:18 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 22 replies
    The New York Times ^ | March 19,2014 | CARLOTTA GALL
    Soon after the Navy SEAL raid on Bin Laden’s house, a Pakistani official told me that the United States had direct evidence that the ISI chief, Lt. Gen. Ahmed Shuja Pasha, knew of Bin Laden’s presence in Abbottabad. Colleagues at The Times began questioning officials in Washington about which high-ranking officials in Pakistan might also have been aware of Bin Laden’s whereabouts, but everyone suddenly clammed up. It was as if a decision had been made to contain the damage to the relationship between the two governments. “There’s no smoking gun,” officials in the Obama administration began to say. America’s...
  • Tumbleweeds Overtake Colorado Neighborhood and Trap Families in Their Homes

    03/19/2014 7:10:26 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 60 replies
    Yahoo! News ^ | March 19, 2014 | Charlene Sakoda
    Tumbleweeds overtake neighborhood and trap families in their homes Recent tornado-like winds have covered a Colorado Springs, Colorado neighborhood in tumbleweeds. The large dried plants have invaded the Cuchares Ranches subdivision to such a degree that some residents said they were trapped in their homes and had to call 911 for help. “I look outside and tumbleweeds are literally blowing up and over our house,” Melissa Walker told KRDO NewsChannel 13. “I didn’t expect to be able to jump from my second story window into a pile of tumbleweeds.” In some places, the tumbleweeds are stacked 10-feet high. As reported...
  • MH370 Mystery: Remembering Malaysia’s Role In 9/11, And In Other Islamic Terror Plots

    03/16/2014 6:25:07 PM PDT · by IChing · 22 replies
    ClashDaily.com ^ | 3/16/14 | Donald Joy
    In January, 2000, Malaysia’s capital was where key members of Al Qaeda held their “Kuala Lumpur summit” to plan the bombing of the USS Cole that October, as well as the later attacks of 9/11/01. In light of this, and other facts pointing to Kuala Lumpur playing host to a hotbed of Islamic terrorists over the years, the baffling mystery of the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 provokes renewed scrutiny of Kuala Lumpur in fostering international terrorism to date. In this context, Malaysia’s Islamic government and prevailing majority Mohammedan culture comes across as either grossly incompetent, or even somewhat...
  • Charlie Rangel: "Our community’s 9/11"

    03/12/2014 9:31:45 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 18 replies
    Politico ^ | March 12, 2014 | Tal Kopan
    Rep. Charles Rangel called an apparent building explosion and collapse in his home district in Harlem, New York the most “horrific” thing that has hit his home district in his time in Washington and his community’s Sept. 11. “I’ve never had anything this horrific that’s happened in my community since I’ve been in Washington,” Rangel told NBC’s New York affiliate Wednesday as news reports of the fire response continued to come in. “I hope that soon, and very soon, it will be contained and we can go back to some degree of normal normalcy.”
  • 9/11 recruiter reportedly freed in Syria

    03/11/2014 10:42:29 AM PDT · by Brad from Tennessee · 8 replies
    Long War Journal ^ | March 11, 2014 | By Thomas Joscelyn
    Mohammed Zammar, the al Qaeda operative responsible for recruiting the suicide-hijack pilots for the 9/11 attacks, has reportedly been freed inside Syria. Zammar's freedom was reported by Zaid Benjamin, the Washington correspondent for Radio Sawa, on his Twitter feed on Mar. 2. Writing for Al-Monitor, John Rosenthal cited multiple sources confirming Zammar's freedom in an account published on Mar. 10. Zammar was captured in Morocco in late 2001. Unlike most of the 9/11 co-conspirators who were captured, however, Zammar was not transferred to US custody. Instead, he was sent to Syria, where he was imprisoned by Bashar al Assad's regime....
  • 9/11 Plotter Released in Syria Prisoner Exchange

    03/11/2014 4:17:14 AM PDT · by Cindy · 9 replies
    AL-MONITOR.com ^ | Posted March 10, 2014 | Author John Rosenthal
    "9/11 plotter released in Syria prisoner exchange" SNIPPET: "The al-Qaeda recruiter reputed to have assembled the so-called Hamburg Cell, which planned and largely carried out the 9/11 attacks on New York and Washington, has been set free in a prisoner exchange between rebel and regime forces in Syria. Islamist rebel group Ahrar al-Sham has secured the release of 9/11 plotter and alleged al-Qaeda core member Mohammed Haydar Zammar, adding to concerns about the composition of the Islamic Front. A naturalized German citizen of Syrian origin, Mohammed Haydar Zammar left Germany shortly after the attacks and traveled to Morocco, where he was reportedly...
  • American Atheists Work To Keep WTC Cross Out Of 9/11 Museum

    03/06/2014 7:03:54 PM PST · by Innovative · 18 replies
    CBS New York ^ | March 6, 2014 | CBS NY
    Arguments were heard Thursday in a case brought by an atheist group against placing what’s known as the World Trade Center cross in the National September 11 Museum.
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    03/01/2014 10:55:33 AM PST · by servo1969 · 99 replies
    Breitbart.com/Big-Hollywood ^ | 3-1-2014 | John Nolte
    **SPOILER ALERT** Most of the suspense and therefore enjoyment of Liam Neeson's new action thriller "Non Stop" comes from trying to figure out who the villain is and why this person is doing what he or she is doing. If you read the rest of this article, it will spoil the entire movie for you. Period. You have been warned. There is no question that "Non-Stop" is a well-made, involving, not-terribly-dumb action-thriller that delivers plenty of suspense and endears Liam Neeson further into the heart of those of us who love well-made, involving, not-terribly-dumb action-thrillers. "Non-Stop" is a good movie....
  • Woman can't get through to 911 during home invasion (GA)

    02/28/2014 10:00:47 AM PST · by aimhigh · 27 replies
    14News.com ^ | 02/26/2014 | Katie Brace
    An Ellenwood homeowner called 911 three times during a home invasion and said she could not get an operator on the phone. Danielle Bryan was at home alone on Tuesday night around 8 p.m. She said a Jeep drove around her house and a man was looking through her window. Bryan called 911. . . . The logs also show Bryan waited nine seconds, 11 seconds, and one minute and 21 seconds before hanging up. Bryan never got through to a dispatcher. . . . She ran and hid in her bedroom closet. Her alarm company called her and then...
  • Government Coverups Behind Islamic Invasion of America

    02/16/2014 7:23:24 AM PST · by george76 · 46 replies
    Shoebat Foundation ^ | February 15, 2014 | Ben Barrack
    Grover Norquist, who founded Americans for Tax Reform (ATR)... his connections to Muslim Brotherhood groups and individuals in the U.S. is irrefutable. One such individual is Abdurahman Alamoudi. Another is Suhail Khan, whose father helped found the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA) and the Muslim Students Association (MSA). His mother sat on the board of a Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) chapter... Norquist helped Khan become the White House gatekeeper relative to selecting Muslim leaders who the Bush administration partnered with before and after 9/11. Those Muslim leaders belonged to Muslim Brotherhood front groups. ... Last year it was...
  • Good Samaritan Backfire: or How I Ended Up in Solitary After Calling 911 for Help 

    02/15/2014 10:16:07 AM PST · by lowbridge · 108 replies
    https://medium.com/ ^ | february 14, 2014 | Peretz Partensky
    I live in a new gilded age in a golden city. But sometimes the cracks show, even here. The façade crumbles and you find yourself naked, in solitary confinement, in a wretched, feces-stained prison. How? As a result of my efforts to help injured bicyclists by calling 911, I was, in short order: separated from my friend, violently tackled, arrested, taken to county jail, stripped and left in a solitary cell. I am writing this story because, if it could happen to me, it could happen to you, and I feel the need to do something to help prevent this...