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  • RFK’s killer, Sirhan Sirhan, denied parole despite a Kennedy confidant’s call for his release

    02/10/2016 9:45:13 PM PST · by TroutStalker · 37 replies
    Washington Post ^ | February 10. 2016 | Peter Holley
    After decades of investigation, Paul Schrade has no doubt about the identity of the man who shot him in the head shortly after midnight on June 5, 1968, in the kitchen of the Ambassador Hotel: It was Sirhan Sirhan, the same gunman convicted of assassinating Robert F. Kennedy. And yet, when Schrade came face to face with Sirhan for the first time in nearly 50 years, at a parole hearing in San Diego on Wednesday, he argued that the notorious gunman wasn't Kennedy's killer. But the panel wasn't swayed and Sirhan was denied parole for the 15th time, according to...
  • U.S. Eyes Ways To Toughen Fight Against Domestic Extremists

    02/05/2016 8:08:06 AM PST · by Gandalf the Mauve · 41 replies
    Reuters ^ | 2/4/16 | Julia Harte, Julia Edwards, Andy Sullivan
    The U.S. Justice Department is considering legal changes to combat what it sees as a rising threat from domestic anti-government extremists, senior officials told Reuters, even as it steps up efforts to stop Islamic State-inspired attacks at home. Extremist groups motivated by a range of U.S.-born philosophies present a "clear and present danger," John Carlin, the Justice Department's chief of national security, told Reuters in an interview. "Based on recent reports and the cases we are seeing, it seems like we're in a heightened environment." Over the past year, the Justice Department has brought charges against domestic extremist suspects accused...
  • Super Bowl security at record high, as Muslim terror looms

    02/01/2016 11:50:10 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 31 replies
    INN ^ | 2/1/2016, 7:51 PM | Hillel Fendel
    Security is at record levels for the upcoming Super Bowl in southern California this Sunday, and the San Jose Police Dept. will investigate up to 20 threats a day in the coming week. News reports and police announcements are replete with terms such as threats, SWAT team, bomb technicians, explosives – but the one term that is not being mentioned, yet looms darkly and constantly in the background, is: "Muslim terrorism." Safety measures for the 50th annual Super Bowl will include 90 canine teams of bomb-sniffing dogs that have also been taught the sounds and vibrations of three different military...
  • See No Islam, Hear No Islam

    01/13/2016 10:46:05 AM PST · by Brad from Tennessee · 8 replies
    City Journal ^ | January 12, 2015 | By Benjamin Weingarten
    As part of a recently announced legal settlement with representatives of the Muslim community, the NYPD has agreed to purge materials critical to understanding the threat to New York City from domestic Islamic terrorism. The plaintiffs in Raza v. City of New York and Handschu v. Special Services Division charged that the NYPD had targeted Muslims for surveillance solely because of their religious affiliation. Among other things the settlement stipulates that the NYPD must remove from its website a comprehensive 2007 report authored by senior analysts Mitchell D. Silber and Arvin Bhatt. Radicalization in the West identified homegrown Islamic terrorism...
  • ISIS Influence on Web Prompts Second Thoughts on First Amendment

    12/28/2015 4:00:17 AM PST · by Daffynition · 44 replies
    NYT ^ | Dec 27, 2015 | ERIK ECKHOLM
    It is one of the most hallowed precepts in modern constitutional law: Freedom of speech may not be curbed unless it poses a *clear and present danger* ~ an actual, imminent threat, not the mere advocacy of harmful acts or ideas. But in response to the Islamic State*s success in grooming jihadists over the Internet, some legal scholars are asking whether it is time to reconsider that constitutional line.
  • Obama Preps for Final State of the Union

    12/27/2015 8:54:53 AM PST · by Rockitz · 62 replies
    WeeklyStandard.com ^ | Dec 27, 2015 | Daniel Halper
    Barack Obama is preparing for his final State of the Union Address, which he'll deliver January 12. And the president is not looking to slow down as the end of his presidency nears. "I've got 12 months left to squeeze every ounce of change I can while I'm still in office. And that's what I intend to do," Obama writes in an email to supporters. We've done a lot of remarkable things together this year, and it's because of committed citizens like you that this country keeps moving forward. You keep proving the cynics wrong. On January 12, I'll be...
  • NYPD denies report of 'credible threat' ahead of Christmas

    12/22/2015 7:21:29 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 38 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 12/22/2015 | Jessica Chasmar
    <p>The New York City Police Department is ramping up security around tourist hotspots, but denies a report claiming it received a "credible threat" against the city ahead of Christmas.</p> <p>Commissioner William Bratton held an emergency meeting with authorities Tuesday to urge police officers to remain vigilant during the busy holiday season, sources told PIX11 News.</p>
  • Minnesota man accused of conspiring to help Islamic State

    12/09/2015 10:29:51 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 15 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Dec. 10, 2015 1:26 AM EST | Jeff Baenen
    Another Minnesota man has been charged with conspiring to help the Islamic State. Abdirizak Mohamed Warsame, 20, of Eagan was charged Wednesday by criminal complaint with conspiracy to provide material support to a foreign terrorist organization. Court documents allege Warsame tried to help other young men from Minnesota's Somali community travel to Syria to fight for the Islamic State. Nine others in that group have already been charged, authorities say. The documents allege Warsame and others settled on a plan of going to Syria by way of Mexico. ...
  • Americans Attracted to ISIS Find an ‘Echo Chamber’ on Social Media

    12/09/2015 2:18:38 AM PST · by TigerClaws · 11 replies
    NY Times ^ | By SCOTT SHANE, MATT APUZZO and ERIC SCHMITT | DEC. 8, 2015
    When a lonely Virginia teenager named Ali Amin got curious about the Islamic State last year and went online to learn more, he found a virtual community awaiting. It had its own peculiar language, stirring imagery and just the warm camaraderie, sense of adventure and devotion to a cause that were missing from his dull suburban life. From Our Advertisers At 17, the precocious son of a Yemeni immigrant family, he quickly developed online relationships with older Islamic State supporters around the globe. There was Zubair in Britain, Uthman in South Africa and Abdullah in Finland, who urged him to...
  • Man Had Suspicions When He Saw Half-Dozen Middle Eastern Men Near Calif. Shooting Suspect's Home

    12/03/2015 6:10:05 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 65 replies
    The Blaze ^ | December 3, 2015 | Jason Howerton
    A man who reportedly worked near the apartment of one of the San Bernardino mass shooting suspects said he grew suspicious when he noticed half a dozen Middle Eastern men hanging around the area.
  • Dead Suspect's Father: He's Muslim and 'Very Religious'

    12/03/2015 4:56:11 AM PST · by HomerBohn · 123 replies
    News Max ^ | 12/2/2015 | Todd Beamon
    A man who was linked Wednesday to the San Bernardino, Calif., shootings was described by someone who identified himself as his father as a Muslim who was "very religious." NBC News has reported that one of the suspects killed by police after the shootings at the Inland Regional Center is Syed Farook. Farook and a woman were killed in a gunfight with police in nearby Redlands after the rampage at the center that killed 14 people and wounded 17 others. San Bernardino County records showed that someone with that name was an employee at the county's Environmental Health Department. The...
  • BREAKING: confirmed San Berdo, CA suspect FAROOQ SAAED

    12/02/2015 6:30:24 PM PST · by dragnet2 · 235 replies
    NBC.Com ^ | 12/2/2015 | NBC.com Los Angeles
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  • TREASON: Obamas DOJ Colludes with Extremist Hate Group SPLC to Create Domestic Terrorism Division

    10/16/2015 10:22:18 AM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 35 replies
    Pamela Geller ^ | 10-16-2015 | Pamela Geller
    Under the guise of tracking domestic terrorism, Obamas battering ram, the Department of Justice is colluding with the radical hate group, the Southern Poverty Law Center to target Americans who oppose Obamas anti-American domestic and foreign policies. Will Obama employ his global police force to go after patriots, vets, tea parties, and counter jihadists? The SPLC is an attack machine. This amounts to nothing short of a stealth coup without so much as firing a shot. We are under siege from within and without and the Obama administration is pointing its guns on Americans who oppose jihad terror, who...
  • White Americans Targeted, Labeled As Domestic Terrorists, Supremacists By New DOJ Enforcement Unit

    10/16/2015 3:34:50 AM PDT · by UMCRevMom@aol.com · 101 replies
    http://rickwells.us/archives/20722 ^ | October 15, 2015 | Rick Wells
    Patriotism now seems to be officially morphing into a crime in the view of the anti-American diversity obsessed, open borders federal government as is the refusal to roll over like a good boy in the face of a foreign invasion. Being a proud American and opposing the criminal behavior of the federal government is now being redefined as terrorism, with Americans being disparaged as the true terrorists by those propping up the illegitimate and criminal Obama regime. In order to combat this newly-discovered criminal element and help those who are orchestrating the overthrow of our nation do so with the...
  • Justice Dept. is creating a position to better combat domestic terrorism

    10/16/2015 1:33:09 AM PDT · by Brad from Tennessee · 23 replies
    Washington Post ^ | October 15, 2015 | By Ellen Nakashima
    The Justice Department is seeking to draw more attention and resources to what it sees as a growing threat posed by domestic extremists, with officials noting that more Americans have been killed in such attacks than by international terrorists since Sept. 11, 2001. It is creating a new position to coordinate investigations, identify trends and analyze legal gaps to be able to better combat the domestic threat while keeping the pedal on international terrorism probes. As someone whose job it is to prevent terrorism, I take them equally seriously, Assistant Attorney General John P. Carlin said in an interview Thursday....
  • New Obama czar will hunt 'right-wing' extremists

    10/15/2015 8:14:49 PM PDT · by amorphous · 93 replies
    WND ^ | 15 Oct 2015 | Leo Hohmann
    Just two weeks after it announced a plan to globalize local police departments through the Strong Cities Network, the Obama administration has added a new tool in its fight against violent extremism. A new position within the Justice Department yet to be filled will focus on investigating lone-wolf domestic terrorists or extremists. The person who heads this new effort will target extremists who plan mass shootings, hold racist, bigoted or anti-government views or see themselves as sovereign citizens. The new position at the Justice Department, dubbed the domestic terrorism counsel, will serve as the main point of contact...
  • The Myth That White Supremacy is Bigger Threat to U.S. Than Jihadis

    10/06/2015 6:44:40 PM PDT · by markomalley · 17 replies
    Atlas Shrugs ^ | 10/6/15 | Pamela Geller
    This patently false claim is part of the ongoing Big Lie campaign to try to downplay and minimize the jihad threat. It first surfaced in June, and in wake of he Oregon murders, the media elites are dragging it back out again. But it is no more coherent or reasonable than it was in the summer.The study is based on the number of those killed by each group since 9/11. It skews the results by leaving out 9/11: what possible justification can there be for leaving 9/11 out of what is supposed to be a calculation of the magnitude of...
  • 4 California students arrested for plotting mass shooting

    10/05/2015 1:33:00 PM PDT · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 5 replies
    Aol.com ^ | 10/5/15 | Aol
    4 California students arrested for plotting mass shooting Four northern California students have been arrested for plotting to carry out a shooting at a high school, authorities said. Authorities took four unidentified students into custody after they uncovered their plan to shoot and kill faculty members and students at Summerville High School, the Tuolumne County Sheriff's Office said on Saturday. "The suspects plan was very detailed in nature and included names of would be victims, locations and the methods in which the plan was to be carried out," the sheriff's department said in a Facebook post.
  • Before There Was ISIS, There Was the Weather Underground

    10/03/2015 6:38:23 AM PDT · by rktman · 15 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 10/3/2015 | Matthew Vadum
    Like the radical left-wing domestic terrorists befriended two decades ago by Barack Hussein Obama, the totalitarian mass murderers of the Islamic State are reportedly determined to kill millions of Americans. Slaughtering Americans by the millions was a key objective of the Weather Underground Organization (WUO), which was led during the Vietnam War era by Obama's close Chicagoland friend and Hyde Park neighbor Bill Ayers, among other individuals. Ayers described the Weatherman philosophy as "Kill all the rich people. Break up their cars and apartments. Bring the revolution home, kill your parents, that's where it's really at." He was delighted in...
  • The New Black Panther Movie Is The Century's Most Fraudulent

    09/08/2015 4:46:17 PM PDT · by OddLane · 6 replies
    Forbes ^ | September 08, 2015 | Jonathan Leaf
    The new documentary The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution isnt a tissue of lies. Its the whole Kleenex box. No hospital has ever sanitized the room of an Ebola patient this thoroughly. But its attracting audiences. The Saturday afternoon showing I attended was mostly filled, and the movie is trending on Twitter. And sadly mainstream film critics are as deluded about the picture and the story behind it as crowds in the theaters are. Thus, the movie currently has a 95% favorable rating on Rotten Tomatoes, the review aggregator site. No less than The New York Times has described...
  • Tennessee Shooter Had A Different Name... Confirmed To Have Been A PALESTINIAN TERRORIST (shortened)

    07/18/2015 7:44:03 PM PDT · by Ray76 · 88 replies
    Shoebat ^ | Jul 17, 2015
    As Shoebat.com stated yesterday prior to media speculation, that the Tennessee shooter was Palestinian, now the government of Jordan confirms it as reported by CNN Arabic. Also, his real name is not Mohammad Youssuf Abdulazeez. The shooters real name is Mohammad Youssuf Saeed Al-Hajjaj born September 5th, 1990 and gained a temporary Jordanian passport.
  • Read Chattanooga Shooters Blog (Motivated by Islam)

    07/16/2015 5:33:32 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 31 replies
    The Daily beast ^ | 7/16/2015 | Katie Zavadski
    The killer of four U.S. Marines in Chattanooga maintained a short-lived blog that hinted at his religious inner life. Mohammad Youssef Abdulazeez's blog had only two posts, both published July 13 and written in a popular style of Islamic religious reasoning. The first post was entitled "A Prison Called Dunya," referring to the temporal world. In it, Abdulazeez uses the hypothetical example of a prisoner who is told he would be given a test that would either take him out of his earthly prisonor send him into a more restrictive environment. "I would imagine that any sane person would devote...
  • Son of Boston police captain charged in marathon-inspired ISIS terror (bomb) plot...

    07/14/2015 4:58:28 AM PDT · by a fool in paradise · 14 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | Published: 13:29 EST, 13 July 2015 | Updated: 16:51 EST, 13 July 2015 Read more: http://www.dail | article credits AP and Reuters
    Federal officials revealed Monday they have arrested a heavily armed Massachusetts man who was building bombs in his apartment and planned to attack a crowded university campus cafeteria on behalf of the Islamic State militant group. Alexander Ciccolo, 23, also known as Ali Al Amriki, was arrested July 4 for the unlawful receipt of multiple guns, the U.S. Justice Department said in a news release. His indictment was unsealed today. The college he intended to target was not disclosed... ...Ciccolo's father, Boston police Captain Robert Ciccolo (pictured), contacted FBI September, 11, 2014, saying his son 'had expressed a desire to...
  • FBI Admits 11 Attacks Against Internet, Power Grid Lines In California This Year

    07/04/2015 5:43:57 AM PDT · by Former Proud Canadian · 51 replies
    Zerohedge ^ | July 3, 2015 | Tyler Durden
    On Tuesday, someone broke into an underground vault in Sacramento, and cut several high-capacity internet cables. Nobody knows who this person is or why they did it, but since that time the FBI has revealed that it was not an isolated incident. Theyve been investigating 10 other recent attacks on the internet infrastructure of California, and they seem to be deeply troubled by the vulnerability of these cables. ........................ The article goes on to compare these incidents to similar attacks that happened in Arizona last year, as well as California in 2009. However, they may be missing the bigger picture....
  • From Charleston to Fort Hood

    06/24/2015 4:10:24 AM PDT · by SJackson · 10 replies
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | June 24, 2015 | Lloyd Billingsley
    From Charleston to Fort HoodPosted By Lloyd Billingsley On June 24, 2015 @ 12:06 am In Daily Mailer,FrontPage | No Comments [1]Dylann Roof, 21, has been arrested and charged with shooting nine people at the African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina, on June 17. The response of president Barack Obama marks a contrast from the Fort Hood massacre in 2009.In the wake of Charleston, President Obama issued a lengthy statement [2] expressing our deep sorrow over the senseless murders, adding any shooting involving multiple victims is a tragedy. The FBI, the president said, is opening a hate crime...
  • Tarring Conservatives With The Brush of "Domestic Terrorism"

    06/23/2015 8:29:42 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 37 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | June 23, 2015 | Mark Nuckols
    There is already a rush to call Dylann Roofs murder of nine black churchgoers in Charleston an act of domestic terrorism. This is a deliberate political strategy, intended by its ultra-liberal authors to transform this terrible tragedy into an indictment of American conservatism. Terrorism is a slippery term to define. Under U.S. law, terrorism is defined as "the unlawful use of force and violence against persons or property to intimidate or coerce a government, the civilian population, or any segment thereof, in furtherance of political or social objectives. This is a perfectly good legal definition for the lawyers, but it...
  • Only Difference Between Dylann Roof and Bill Ayers Is Legitimacy Among the Left

    06/22/2015 10:52:10 AM PDT · by Mozilla · 22 replies
    Breitbart ^ | June 22, 2015 | John Nolte
    Q: Whats the difference between Bill Ayers and Dylann Roof? A: Dylann Roof isnt a friend and colleague of an American president who enjoyed a cushy life in academia before retiring to life as the kind of author whos invited on-the-air by the mainstream media to hawk his books. Other than that, both of these pigs share much in common. Bill Ayers is an unrepentant domestic terrorist. Dylann Roof is an unrepentant domestic terrorist. Bill Ayers despises America. Dylann Roof despises America. Bill Ayerss terror group The Weather Underground targeted and murdered innocent people. Dylann Roof targeted and murdered innocent...
  • Their Blood Cries Out

    06/18/2015 11:30:50 AM PDT · by will of the people · 15 replies
    Vanity | 6/18/15 | Will Wallace
    It's early and very few facts are in In the past I've always waited until we had a clearer picture of the situation before commenting But today, it is naive to hope the vacuum of restraint will not be exploited by multiple political agendas So let me weigh in We know- or at least I'm basing my comments on the assumption that we know this: A young white man sat in a worship service with his victims for an hour At some point he made racially charged statements and proceeded to kill 9 worshipers The worshipers were African American, and...
  • The Other Terror Threat[Right-wing extremists?]

    06/16/2015 8:12:24 AM PDT · by Theoria · 35 replies
    The New York Times ^ | 16 June 2016 | David Schanzer and Charles Kurzman
    This month, the headlines were about a Muslim man in Boston who was accused of threatening police officers with a knife. Last month, two Muslims attacked an anti-Islamic conference in Garland, Tex. The month before, a Muslim man was charged with plotting to drive a truck bomb onto a military installation in Kansas. If you keep up with the news, you know that a small but steady stream of American Muslims, radicalized by overseas extremists, are engaging in violence here in the United States.But headlines can mislead. The main terrorist threat in the United States is not from violent Muslim...
  • BREAKING OVERNIGHT Armored Van With Gun Ports Opens Fire On Dallas Police (Intense Video)

    06/13/2015 12:49:12 AM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 216 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | 6-13-2015 | sundance
    Media are reporting an armored van, with what appears to be gun ports on rear, opened fire overnight in front of the Dallas Police Department.
  • Officials reveal TWO Philadelphia-area trains were 'shot at' within minutes of crash

    05/17/2015 7:39:22 PM PDT · by jonatron · 112 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 12:51 EST, 17 May 2015 | Daily Mail Staff
    Federal officials this weekend revealed the train that crashed Tuesday, killing 8, was one of two struck by objects that day. Investigators are now looking into the possibility the doomed train's windshield was struck in the moments before the crash. Amtrak, meanwhile, has been ordered to expand speed-restriction system in area of derailment in Philadelphia. NTSB investigators, however, said Sunday that no communication from the train indicated it had been hit by an object. ...snip EPTA, Southeast Pennsylvania Transportation Authority, said there's no indication the object that hit the commuter rail train is related to the Amtrak derailment. Philadelphia Mayor...
  • Homegrown extremist threat remains 20 years after Oklahoma City bombing

    04/19/2015 7:48:00 AM PDT · by PROCON · 61 replies
    CNN ^ | April 19, 2015 | Deborah M. Lauter and Mark Pitcavage
    (CNN)Twenty years ago, on April 19, 1995, Timothy McVeigh detonated a massive truck bomb in front of the Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City. The attack killed 168 men, women and children, injured hundreds more, and remains the deadliest act of domestic terrorism in U.S. history. The attack's aftermath saw a storm of media coverage with themes such as "attack on the heartland" and America's "lost innocence." In fact, the bombing took the country by surprise. It wasn't simply the scale of the tragedy that drew attention, but the fact that the bombing exposed something new: American citizens targeting their...
  • When Salon Went Hunting for Christian Terrorists

    04/15/2015 8:49:58 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 17 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | 04/15/2015 | Robert Spencer
    Ever heard of the Army of God? Or Concerned Christians? As far as Salon and other leftist media outlets are concerned, they’re just as lethal as the Islamic State and al-Qaeda – and the only reason why you haven’t heard of them but have heard of the Islamic terror groups is because of the mainstream media’s deeply ingrained “Islamophobia.”If this sounds absurd, it’s only because it is. The mainstream media, especially organs like Salon that are even more leftist than the others, are always avid to exonerate Islam and establish the claim that Christianity is just as likely to incite...
  • Oklahoma City bombing: 20 years later, key questions remain unanswered

    04/13/2015 10:17:33 AM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 55 replies
    The Guardian ^ | 04/13/2015 | Andrew Gumbel
    Twenty years ago, on 19 April 1995, a disaffected veteran named Timothy McVeigh drove a Ryder truck stuffed with explosives into downtown Oklahoma City and destroyed a federal office building, killing 168 people, including 19 children, and maiming hundreds of others. That much we know. We also know that, within 90 minutes of the bombing, McVeigh was pulled over near the Kansas border and arrested, alone, at the wheel of a glaringly improbable getaway car, an ancient, spluttering rust bucket of a Mercury sedan with no licence plates, which made him a sitting duck for any passing highway patrolman. How...
  • Kansas man tried to blow up Fort Riley with car bomb: feds

    04/10/2015 3:14:43 PM PDT · by Citizen Zed · 34 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 4-10-2015 | NICOLE HENSLEY
    A 20-year-old Kansas man tried to detonate a dud of a car bomb at Fort Riley Military Base on behalf of the Islamic State, the Justice Departments prosecution alleged Friday. Military personnel nabbed John T. Booker Jr., of Topeka, during his attempt to set a bomb off at the Manhattan facility. The suspect chose Fort Riley for its fame and large population of soldiers, according to a statement released by the Department of Justice. Booker is believed to have spent months scheming a terrorist plot and in March finalized his plan to become a suicide bomber. But the botched attack...
  • Two Women in Queens Are Charged With a Bomb Plot

    04/02/2015 8:13:31 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 11 replies
    New York Times ^ | April 2, 2015 | STEPHANIE CLIFFORD
    Two women living in Queens have been charged with planning to build a bomb, in a plot revealed by a monthslong undercover investigation that found the women had discussed the merits of various types of bombs and had obtained four propane gas tanks. The women, Noelle Velentzas, 28, and Asia Siddiqui, 31, who until recently were roommates in Queens, were named in a complaint unsealed on Thursday in Federal District Court in Brooklyn, where they appeared Thursday afternoon.
  • Book: Weather Underground Bomb Guru Taught At NYC Schools For 25 Years

    03/29/2015 8:57:08 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 14 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 03/29/2015 | Chuck Ross
    A man whose job as the Weather Undergrounds bomb guru is revealed in an explosive new book taught at New York City public schools for nearly 25 years and now receives a $40,000 annual pension.Ronald Fliegelman is one of the unsung members of the Weather Underground, co-founded by former Obama associate Bill Ayers in 1969.The son of a Philadelphia doctor, Fliegelman became the radical leftist groups chief bomb architect after three members Terry Robbins, Diana Oughton, and Ted Gold were killed on March 6, 1970 when a bomb they were making detonated at their Greenwich Village apartment....
  • Domestic Terrorism, Hate Crime Exhibit Comes to D.C. Museum (leftists highlighted)

    03/22/2015 4:45:10 PM PDT · by Libloather · 13 replies
    Newsweek via MSN ^ | 3/22/15 | Victoria Bekiempis
    For those interested in examining terrorist attacks committed on American soil and hate crimes, the Crime Museum in Washington, D.C., is the place to be starting on Wednesday. In addition to offering information on recent attacks, the museum's "Domestic Terrorism and Hate Crimes" exhibit will display objects from the wrenching incidents. From the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, for example, there will be a runners medal and a bib from one of the victims. Letters from the Unabomber, Ted Kaczynski, will also be on display, as will a Virginia Jihad Network rifle that was confiscated in 2003. The exhibit will also...
  • American ISIS Member Issues Warning: Were in Texas, Ohio, New York City, Washington, D.C.

    03/09/2015 4:58:21 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 60 replies
    http://controversialtimes.com/ ^ | 3/9/15 | Reagan Wilson
    In the interview, Cornell issued some chilling warnings: I got orders from the brothers overseas because Im with the Islamic State. My brothers over there, in Syria and Iraq, gave me specific orders to carry out jihad in the west, so I did so. What do I think is coming? Many things. There will be many, many attacks. Like I said, we are ready for the battle over the Capitol.
  • VIDEO: Chapel Hill Shooting - Is it "Terrorism"?

    02/11/2015 1:25:14 PM PST · by StevenCrowder · 11 replies
    LouderWithCrowder.com ^ | 02/11/15 | Steven Crowder
    Religion is not the cause of all wars and violence. Evil is. Before you wade into the medias non-stop conjecture, watch this video.
  • Army approves Purple Hearts for soldiers wounded in 2009 Fort Hood shooting

    02/06/2015 11:09:43 AM PST · by Brad from Tennessee · 43 replies
    Washington Post ^ | February 6, 2015 | By Dan Lamothe
    Army Secretary John McHugh said Friday that he has approved awarding the Purple Heart and its civilian counterpart to those wounded during a mass shooting at Fort Hood, Texas, in 2009, following years of pressure from families and a change in rules approved by Congress. The Nov. 5, 2009, shooting killed 13 people and wounded more than 30. It was carried out by Maj. Nidal Hasan, an Army psychiatrist, who was convicted in August 2013 of 13 counts of murder and 32 counts of attempted murder. Hasan said he acted because of what he alleged was U.S. aggression against Muslims...
  • Why Obama Needs to Pretend the Taliban Arent Terrorists

    01/31/2015 9:58:38 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 6 replies
    National Review ^ | 01/31/2015 | Andrew C. McCarthy
    No doubt because of my background investigating, prosecuting, and studying terrorism, the cynical claim by White House spokesmen that the Taliban is not a terrorist organization has annoyed me even more than the Obama administrations nonstop lying usually does. No surprise then that I could be found railing about it on The Kelly File Thursday night. In that spirit, ten thoughts for the weekend: 1. Under federal law, there are only three requirements for a group to qualify as a foreign terrorist organization: It has to be (a) foreign, (b) engaged in terrorist activity (bombings, assassinations, etc., carried out to...
  • Unemployed Ohio man allegedly planned bomb-and-shoot attack on U.S. Capitol

    01/15/2015 10:36:43 AM PST · by Jim Robinson · 33 replies
    CNN ^ | Updated Jan 15, 2015 | By Ben Brumfield, Pamela Brown and Dana Ford, CNN
    (CNN) For months, 20-year-old Christopher Lee Cornell had been on the FBI's radar. Authorities said he left alarming posts on social media, talking about violent jihad. On Wednesday, agents arrested the Cincinnati, Ohio, man before he could put his alleged plot into action. Authorities say Cornell, who ostensibly tweeted under the name Raheel Mahrus Ubaydah, hatched a simple scheme. It was similar to the Paris attack on the offices of Charlie Hebdo, but at a key location -- the U.S. Capitol, said a criminal complaint filed by an FBI agent. The plan: Set off pipe bombs to put lawmakers and...
  • Ohio man arrested for alleged ISIS inspired attack on the U.S. Capitol

    01/14/2015 2:11:03 PM PST · by BlackAdderess · 56 replies
    ABC News ^ | January 14, 2015 | ABC NEWS
    The FBI has arrested an Ohio man for allegedly plotting an ISIS-inspired attack on the U.S. Capitol, where he hoped to set off a series of bombs aimed at lawmakers, whom he allegedly considered enemies. Christopher Lee Cornell, of Cincinnati...
  • Is Houston A Terror Target? (Where are the sleeper cells?)

    01/14/2015 2:43:09 PM PST · by Libloather · 55 replies
    KTRH ^ | 1/14/15 | Cliff Saunders
    Lawmakers are now going public with their concerns that we could see a similar terror attack to what we saw in Paris last week. Some have even said publicly there could be sleeper cells here in the United States. And experts believe Houston remains a prime target for the bad guys. Patrick Poole is a terrorism and national security analyst for PJ Media, and told KTRH our oil and energy industry is what appeals to the terrorists. Houston is a big sea trade center. You have the oil industry here. And you have a Jamaat ul-Fuqra compound near Houston, Poole...
  • Judge Gives Rules at Start of Boston Marathon Bombing Trial

    01/05/2015 11:41:50 PM PST · by a fool in paradise · 25 replies
    NY Times ^ | JAN. 5, 2015 | By KATHARINE Q. SEELYE and RICHARD A. OPPEL Jr.
    Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 21, thin and pale, arrived in court Monday looking like the college student he was before he was accused of bombing the Boston Marathon... ...Judge OToole told prospective jurors that picking a jury could take up to three weeks, with opening statements possibly starting Jan. 26... ...Mr. Tsarnaev has pleaded not guilty to a 30-count indictment against him, including 17 counts that carry the death penalty. If the jury finds him guilty on even one of those counts, it must then decide whether to sentence him to life in prison or to death... ... on Monday, he proceeded...
  • URGENT: FBI Map Shows 22 Terrorist Training Camps in the U.S [VIDEO]

    12/27/2014 7:40:18 AM PST · by Beave Meister · 74 replies
    This is a horrifying development. There are at least 22 active terror cells INSIDE the United States. This is according to an actual FBI map, not just some lunatic fringe, conspiracy theorist. Jamaat ul-Fuqra, which runs the camps, is an Islamic fundamentalist organization related to Al-Qaeda and the Muslim Brotherhood terrorist organizations. To make matters worse, the FBI states that their hands are tied in monitoring their activities despite a training video that is years old, possible murders, and proof of illegal activities. These are not brand-new camps either. Homeland Security has known about them for years.
  • ISIS Vow to Send Militants to Fight Ferguson Police Once Rioters Pledge Allegiance to Caliph

    11/29/2014 7:39:38 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 46 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 11/28/2014 | Samuel Smith
    British jihadis now fighting for the Islamic State in Syria have tweeted a letter urging rioters in Ferguson, Missouri, to pledge their "allegiance" to ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. In return, militants would be sent to "shed" their own "blood" to help fight police forces. Trying to take advantage of the social unrest following the Ferguson grand jury decision not to indict police officer Darren Wilson for shooting dead unarmed teenager Michael Brown, a British Islamic State militant tweeted a series of photos on Wednesday featuring a hand-written letter to the Ferguson protesters calling for them to convert to Islam...
  • Missouri governor appoints Ferguson Commission

    11/18/2014 7:26:56 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 41 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Nov 18, 2014 8:10 PM EST | Alan Scher Zagier
    Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon on Tuesday named 16 people to the new Ferguson Commission, an independent panel tasked with helping the St. Louis County suburb of Ferguson heal after the fatal police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown. [] The Democratic governor selected a racially diverse group: nine of its members are black; seven are white. Its ranks include the owner of Ferguson construction supply company, two pastors, a university professor, two attorneys, a 20-year-old community activist and a St. Louis police detective who is also president of the state chapter of the Fraternal Order of Police.
  • Ft. Hood Murderer's Attorney: "I Don't Know Where They Come Up With Workplace Violence"

    10/14/2014 10:32:37 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 25 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 14, 2014 | Katie Pavlich
    Ft. Hood murderer Nidal Hasan recently sent a six page letter to Pope Francis about waging Jihad, further clarifying Hasan's murder of 13 people and the shooting of 30 others in 2009 was Islamic terrorism, not work place violence as the politically correct Obama administration has said and argued. Last night on The Kelly File Hassan's current attorney, John Galligan, said he doesn't understand where the classification of "workplace violence" comes from in this case. "I don't know where they come up with the term 'work place violence.' I've been in the Army 30 years, I've been in the practice...