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  • NATO Is Harboring ISIS, And Here's The Evidence

    11/24/2015 10:02:49 PM PST · by amorphous · 61 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 24 Nov 2015 | Tyler
    For the better part of a year, Turkey remained on the sidelines in the "fight" against ISIS. Then, on July 20, a powerful explosion ripped through the town of Suruc. 33 people were killed including a number of Socialist Party of the Oppressed (ESP) and Socialist Youth Associations Federation (SGDF) members who planned to assist in the rebuilding of Kobani. The attack was promptly attributed to Islamic State who took "credit" for the tragedy the next day. To be sure, the attack came at a rather convenient time for President Tayyip Erdogan. A little over a month earlier, the ruling...
  • Turkey could cut off Islamic State’s supply lines. So why doesn’t it? (ISIS are allies)

    11/25/2015 6:28:57 AM PST · by Trumpinator · 25 replies ^ | Thursday 19 November 2015 12.04 EST | David Graeber
    Turkey could cut off Islamic State’s supply lines. So why doesn’t it? David Graeber Last modified on Thursday 19 November 2015 12.04 EST Western leaders could destroy Islamic State by calling on Erdoğan to end his attacks on Kurdish forces in Syria and Turkey and allow them to fight Isis on the ground How could Isis be eliminated? In the region, everyone knows. All it would really take would be to unleash the largely Kurdish forces of the YPG (Democratic Union party) in Syria, and PKK (Kurdistan Workers’ party) guerillas in Iraq and Turkey. These are, currently, the main forces...

    11/24/2015 6:10:19 PM PST · by SkyPilot · 196 replies
    WND ^ | 24 Nov 15 | Douglas Ernst and Matt Drudge
    Matt Drudge: 'America has been arming ISIS'Rare tweet by media giant alludes to sinister Obama policy Matt Drudge’s first tweet in months came with a cryptic message: “America has been arming ISIS.” The Obama administration has been plagued for weeks over news U.S. weapons supplied to Syrian rebels were inadvertently winding up in the hands of terror groups. The media giant’s tweet on Tuesday alludes to something far more sinister. Major media outlets covered the ineptitude of Obama’s U.S.-trained rebels in early November, but there was no evidence he purposefully sent weapons to terror networks determined to attack America....
  • new on freerpoblic (see #137)

    11/24/2015 11:55:21 AM PST · by gsm31 · 201 replies
    im new my screen name is gsm31
  • Syrian Christian Leaders Call on U.S. to End Support for Anti-Assad Rebels

    11/22/2015 11:36:51 PM PST · by WilliamIII · 25 replies
    Time ^ | Jan 30 2104 | Elisabeth Dias
    The stories told by five top Syrian Christian leaders about the horrors their churches are experiencing at the hands of Islamic extremists are biblical in their brutality. Bishop Elias Toumeh, representative of the Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch and All the East, tells of the funeral he led ten days ago for the headless body of one of his parishioners in Marmarita. Rev. Adeeb Awad, vice moderator of the National Evangelical Synod of Syria and Lebanon, explains how the rebels blew up his church and then pointed the finger at the regime. Bishop Armash Nalbandian, primate of the Armenian Church...
  • Syria archbishop calls on West to back President Bashar al-Assad in war against Islamist rebels

    11/22/2015 11:49:09 PM PST · by WilliamIII · 1 replies
    Telegraph | Oct 15 2013 | Telegraph
    A leading Christian bishop in Syria has welcomed Russia's intervention in the country's civil war, saying the West should follow Vladimir Putin in backing President Bashar al-Assad rather than rebel groups dominated by Islamic extremists. Archbishop Jean-Clément Jeanbart, who is based in the war-ravaged northern city of Aleppo, said Mr Putin's involvement had brought "hope" to many of Syria's Christian minority, who thought it might force the warring sides to the negotiating table. In an interview with The Telegraph during a visit to London, he also urged Britain and America to re-examine their assessment of President Assad, who he claimed...
  • Russia Says U.S. Policies Helped Islamic State, Interfax Reports (link only)

    11/22/2015 2:17:15 PM PST · by RoosterRedux · 18 replies
    Link Only. Uncooperative source.
  • Now the truth emerges: how the US fuelled the rise of Isis in Syria and Iraq

    11/21/2015 9:31:21 PM PST · by WilliamIII · 79 replies
    Guardian ^ | June 3 2015 | Seumas Milne
    The war on terror, that campaign without end launched 14 years ago by George Bush, is tying itself up in ever more grotesque contortions. On Monday the trial in London of a Swedish man, Bherlin Gildo, accused of terrorism in Syria, collapsed after it became clear British intelligence had been arming the same rebel groups the defendant was charged with supporting. The prosecution abandoned the case, apparently to avoid embarrassing the intelligence services. The defence argued that going ahead with the trial would have been an “affront to justice” when there was plenty of evidence the British state was itself...
  • Ted Cruz Vows to Vote Against TPP Trade Deal in Iowa

    11/21/2015 9:42:15 AM PST · by Isara · 53 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 21 Nov 2015 | Alex Swoyer
    GOP presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) said that he would vote against the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal between the United States and 11 other countries on Friday while campaigning in Iowa. According to the Des Moines Register, Cruz said he is "deeply concerned" with the trade pact."While Cruz said he supports free trade, he believes the Trans-Pacific Partnership would undermine U.S. immigration laws and the nation's sovereignty," reported the Des Moines Register."There are a number of Republicans on that (debate) stage who support TPP, who support (the Trade Promotion Authority)," Cruz stated. "I voted against TPA and I...
  • ISIS says soda can bomb detonated on Russian plane was intended for western passenger jet

    11/19/2015 4:32:29 PM PST · by Navy Patriot · 17 replies
    BGR Tech-Social ^ | November 19, 2015 | Chris Smith
    A few days after the Paris attacks that left hundreds dead and injured, Russia confirmed that a homemade explosive device was detonated on board MetroJet Flight 9268 in October, killing all 224 passengers. Since then, ISIS published images of the bomb that was detonated inside the airplane, saying that the Russian flight wasn't the original target. Instead, ISIS wanted to shoot down a Western plane. The image below shows a Schweppes can, a detonator and a possible trigger switch, The Telegraph notes. The picture was posted in the latest edition of the Dabiq propaganda magazine, right alongside pictures of passports...
  • Syrian rebels threatened the USA to either help them or become their enemy (picture of statement)

    11/18/2015 7:14:34 AM PST · by Trumpinator · 7 replies ^ | 11/06/2015 | HANDOUT/REUTERS)
  • Assad: Putin the ‘only defender of Christian civilization’

    11/18/2015 7:00:55 AM PST · by Trumpinator · 11 replies ^ | Wednesday, November 18, 2015 | Kellan Howell
    Assad: Putin the ‘only defender of Christian civilization’ By Kellan Howell - The Washington Times - Wednesday, November 18, 2015 Syrian President Bashar Assad said he considers his long-time ally, Russian President Vladimir Putin as the “only defender of Christian civilization” one can trust, a comment made in an interview with a French magazine following the Paris attacks. “When I look at the present state of things in the world, I realize that Vladimir Putin is the sole defender of Christian civilization one can rely on,” Mr. Assad told French magazine Valeurs Actuelles,
  • Putin the 'Only Defender of Christianity' – Bashar Assad

    11/17/2015 11:47:04 PM PST · by 11th_VA · 33 replies
    Sputnik News, Moscow ^ | 10:26 18.11.2015
    Syrian President Bashar Assad considers Russia's Vladimir Putin as the "only defender of Christian civilization one can trust.""When I look at the present state of things in the world I realize that Vladimir Putin is the sole defender of Christian civilization one can rely on," Assad said in an interview with French magazine Valeurs Actuelles. The Syrian leader also said that he would step down only if asked to by the Syrian people and the Syrian parliament, adding that the issue of his possible resignation had not yet been raised on an international level. Syria will only share intelligence information...
  • Here's An Awesome Political Quiz:

    11/16/2015 9:55:12 AM PST · by Vinylly · 51 replies
    See which presidental candidate agrees with you the most on issues. Show us your results.
  • Total BS on Facebook (vanity)

    11/14/2015 4:29:09 PM PST · by matginzac · 158 replies
    11/13/2015 | Me
    Friends on Facebook and imposing the French Flag in "solidarity".
  • Donald Trump defends his vocal support for eminent domain: I think its a wonderful thing

    10/06/2015 5:48:12 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 318 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 10/06/2015 | By Jenna Johnson
    Even though it's a stance not especially popular with some Republicans, Donald Trump continued to support eminent domain in an interview on Tuesday, calling it "a wonderful thing" that has unfairly received a bad rap.Trump, a billionaire known for his major real estate development projects, described eminent domain as a useful tool that local governments can use to prevent greedy homeowners from derailing major projects that could create thousands of jobs or provide a public good. Trump said that some conservatives don't fully understand how eminent domain works and don't realize that homeowners are usually paid "four, five, six, ten...
  • Pro-Choice! Pro-Amnesty! Pro-Oprah! All the reasons you should NOT vote for Donald Trump

    11/08/2015 3:41:52 PM PST · by TBP · 128 replies
    Glenn ^ | July 9, 2015 | Glenn Beck Programl
    [T]here is NOTHING remotely conservative about Donald Trump and his candidacy. You have to give them a path, a path to citizenship. Where have I heard that one before? I know, Jeb Bush and Lindsey Graham and of course every Democrat as well. He’s zero for one there. How about taxes? When Trump ran for president in 1999, he proposed a gigantic wealth tax on the American people, a 14.25% levy that he calculated would raise $5.7 trillion and wipe out the debt forever in one fell swoop—a wealth tax, going into your bank account and pulling out money from...
  • Donald Trump wasted his time associating with Schmutz Night Live

    11/08/2015 12:17:57 AM PST · by EinNYC · 118 replies ^ | 11/8/15 | Me, myself, & I
    I just watched most of the Donald Trump SNL stint on Youtube while doing other things. I wanted to see what the hype was all about. All I gotta say is, "Where is the eye bleach????" Now I know that throwing out my TV set almost 40 years ago was the right thing to do. It is frightening to contemplate that most people spend many hours of their day watching stupid filth on TV. And even more frightening to contemplate that what they see on this portal from the city sewers forms the basis for most of their opinions. This...
  • Filmmaker has "proof the Moon landings were a hoax"

    11/07/2015 11:30:18 AM PST · by rickmichaels · 157 replies
    Daily Star ^ | November 7, 2015 | Rory McKeown
    THE Moon landings between 1969 and 1972 never took place and were staged by the US intelligence community, a controversial filmmaker has claimed. Bart Sibrel claims he has proof the CIA orchestrated the famous Apollo 11 moon landing - and believes no one has ever stepped on the lunar surface because it is too dangerous. Speaking exclusively to Daily Star Online, Sibrel reckons mankind would have set up bases by now if it was possible to travel to the moon. And he believes the historic event took place in a film set and the crew were actors given instructions by...
  • Happy Birthday Laz A Mataz!

    11/06/2015 10:11:57 AM PST · by Morgana · 110 replies
    November 6, 2015 | vanity
    Happy Birthday Laz A Mataz Life would be boring without your funny vanity posts. Keep them up!
  • Russian Defense Ministry gets impression location of IS facilities is US state secret

    11/05/2015 4:15:09 PM PST · by tcrlaf · 12 replies
    Tass ^ | 11-5-2015 | Tass
    The Russian Defense Ministry denies US allegations that Russian warplanes in Syria are bombing regions, which are out of President Assad’s control, rather than terrorist infrastructure, Russian Defense Ministry Spokesperson Igor Konashenkov said on Thursday. He explained that US Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland told Congress hearings held earlier that the Russian air group in Syria delivered most of its strikes at regions which were no longer under the control of President Assad’s regime rather than at terrorists. "If we analyze what various US officials say, there is an impression that the location of terrorist-held facilities is the most...
  • Will Kelo Decision Finally Sink Donald Trump?

    11/05/2015 10:09:15 AM PST · by Freemeorkillme · 286 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 11/05/2015 | Michael Walsh
    Donald Trump’s high standing in the polls is attributable entirely to the fact that he’s not a Washington insider, not part of the racket, and despite his wealth really might actually give a damn about the Little Guy. So why is he saying things like this? Donald Trump on Wednesday defended government property seizures as a “necessary thing,” even when it means involuntarily taking property from a private owner to transfer it to another business. Trump was speaking to reporters outside the capital statehouse moments before formally filing his candidacy for the February primary, and the Washington Examiner pressed him...
  • Ban Ki-Moon Condemns The American Stand On Syria, Endorses Putin's

    11/01/2015 6:15:35 PM PST · by amorphous · 14 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 1 Nov 2015 | Eric Zuesse
    In an interview with Spanish newspapers that was published October 31st, U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon condemned U.S. President Barack Obama’s demand that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad be removed from office, and Moon said: “The future of Assad must be determined by the Syrian people.” The U.N. Secretary General is here implicitly blaming all of this - lots of blood and misery - on U.S. President Obama, and on the “many Western countries” who ally with him and have joined with him in demanding regime-change in Syria. The position of Russia’s President Vladimir Putin has been, and is, to the...
  • Donald Trump Can't Hold a Wheelie Forever (Freedom of Religion and Property Rights)

    10/31/2015 4:21:50 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 210 replies
    American Thinker ^ | October 30, 2015 | Geoffrey P. Hunt
    Donald Trump grabbed many of us with his immigration hole-shot. His all-purpose chlorine bleach burn-outs wiping out political correctness have been equally spectacular-not just for the strutting, but for calling out to the NHRA grandstand-crowd, the erstwhile silent disenfranchised majority.All Donald had to do was keep his front end under control. Wheelies can be entertaining, but they usually lead to the wrong end of a bill of sale.But no: Trump couldn't resist cracking open the nitrous bottle when he should have pinched the valve and locked it away in the trunk. Soon enough, our quarter-mile rooster will need a tow...
  • Humblegunner is an Embarrassment

    10/27/2015 6:25:17 PM PDT · by Cry if I Wanna · 762 replies
    Self | October 27, 2015 | Self
    Sadly, I have decided to leave Free Republic. Too many here lack the intellect to articulate intelligent positions. Knuckle draggers like Humble Gunner seem more interested in fetching Jim Boy's water than participating in the forum in a positive way. Despite leaving the FR though, I may be back. There are a few intellectuals here who, like me have an actual brain. But for now it's bye bye Humble Gunner and Jim Boy. You are an embarrassment to the conservative movement and I can no longer be associated with you or this pathetic site.
  • The Ben Carson Money Machine: Making Millions from White Guilt

    10/24/2015 6:08:37 PM PDT · by true believer forever · 59 replies
    Darth News ^ | October 24, 2015 | true believer forever
    What is only whispered within the Beltway is the Carson candidacy is not so much a serious effort to make him president as a fundraising schemeand a very effective one. A polished team is making millions flogging a hopeless black candidate to guilt-ridden Republicans who are wasting every dollar they contribute. Its a tactic they have perfected with several black long shots. The man who filed the paperwork to set up National Draft Ben Carson for President Committee and is now its political director, Vernon Robinson, made around a quarter of a million dollars in 2014. Mother Jones reports about...
  • Nearly everyone dislikes CISA, so Congress will make it law

    10/24/2015 5:28:13 PM PDT · by Elderberry · 5 replies
    InfoWorld ^ | 10/23/2015 | Caroline Craig
    Congress is in a hurry to pass the information-sharing bill even as opposition continues to mount among tech companies, security experts, and privacy advocates After spending months mired in the Senate, the latest incarnation of the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act (CISA) advanced to the floor this week and could face a vote as early as next week. The move to pass the CISPA rehash -- which the Obama administration has indicated it will sign -- comes despite mounting opposition from technology companies, security experts, and privacy advocates. Although CISA is branded a cyber security bill, it does nothing to actually...
  • Police Use Fear to Justify Discrimination

    10/21/2015 8:14:45 AM PDT · by Elderberry · 8 replies
    motorcycleprofilingproject ^ | 10/20/2014 | David "Double D" Devereaux
    The Fear of Crime has been used by law enforcement and government as a strategy to justify abuses of discretion and punitively targeting marginalized communities for decades. The actions of law enforcement towards motorcycle clubs is a clear example. The attempt to spread fear about motorcyclists in the minds of the general public through outrageous claims and sensationalized rhetoric is undeniable. (see How Waco Is Being Used To Decimate The 1st Amendment ). WACO AND THE FEAR OF CRIME The Waco incident has afforded a new opportunity for law enforcement to vilify an entire class of people based on the...
  • Don't vote

    10/20/2015 2:27:26 PM PDT · by RKBA Democrat · 20 replies
    The absurd intellectual ^ | 10-17-15 | Grant Hamilton
    reading this, you you can vote. Reading a strange bloggy rant about an election probably means youre an engaged citizen, and you can make an informed and considered choice. But exhorting the masses to go out and vote leads to poor choices made with bad information. Im tired of people wrapping themselves up in the self-satisfaction of a Go vote message, without actually putting themselves out there to explain why or how. Garbage in, garbage out, as any old programmer will tell you. And telling people to vote without any direction or context as to why or how...
  • When Donald Trump Quits

    10/18/2015 10:08:33 PM PDT · by ScottWalkerForPresident2016 · 99 replies
    Politico ^ | 1 | Ben Schreckinger
    The GOP pack leader promises to stay in the 2016 race because he NEVER gives up. But his business deals show a knack for spotting a coming decline. After sending mixed signals about what might drive him to withdraw from the presidential race, Donald Trump settled on a definitive answer last month: Im never dropping out. The next day, he tweeted, Im leading big in every poll and we are going to WIN! Remember, Trump NEVER gives up! But, like many successful businessmen, the real estate developer and GOP pack leaderwho often espouses his disdain for losersdoes not see every...
  • US Senator John McCain: Arm Syrian Rebels To Shoot Down Russian Planes

    10/02/2015 9:20:07 AM PDT · by Fennie · 145 replies
    YouTube ^ | October 2, 2015
    McCain reacted to Russia's announcement that it had begun launching air strikes targeting ISIS militants in Syria by calling on the White House to arm Syrian rebels with weapons to shoot down Russian planes. McCain initially responded to Fox News host Neil Cavuto's question about whether he would shoot down Russian planes by saying no, but then went on to assert that he would arm Syrian rebels to carry out that very same task. "I might do what we did in Afghanistan many years ago, to give those guys the ability to shoot down those planes, that equipment is available,"...
  • After Four Years of Failure in Syria, Obama Looks to Russia and Iran for Help

    09/28/2015 1:16:43 PM PDT · by Trumpinator · 14 replies ^ | 09.28.152:10 PM ET | Christopher Dickey
    After Four Years of Failure in Syria, Obama Looks to Russia and Iran for Help Listen closely to the president, Putin, and Rouhani and youll hear common ground on Assad and ISIS. When President Barack Obama spoke at the United Nations today, he opened the door wide to cooperation with Iran and Russia in an effort to end the Syrian civil war that has shattered the Middle East, spawned ferocious new terrorist forces, and driven millions toward the frontiers of Europe to seek safety. In what was generally a boilerplate paean to democracy, the rule of law, and the virtues...
  • Russia Surprises U.S. With Accord on Battling ISIS

    09/28/2015 6:20:24 AM PDT · by Trumpinator · 14 replies ^ | SEPT. 27, 2015 | MICHAEL R. GORDON
    Russia Surprises U.S. With Accord on Battling ISIS By MICHAEL R. GORDONSEPT. 27, 2015 UNITED NATIONS For the second time this month, Russia moved to expand its political and military influence in the Syria conflict and left the United States scrambling, this time by reaching an understanding, announced on Sunday, with Iraq, Syria and Iran to share intelligence about the Islamic State. Like Russias earlier move to bolster the government of President Bashar al-Assad by deploying warplanes and tanks to a base near Latakia, Syria, the intelligence-sharing arrangement was sealed without notice to the United States. American officials knew...
  • Criticism of Glenn Beck here reminds me.

    09/27/2015 3:35:40 AM PDT · by 1raider1 · 67 replies
    Random thought | September 27, 2015 | Moi
    Reading the, maybe justified, criticism of Glenn Beck here, I'm reminded of the quote, "A prophet hath not honor in his own country."
  • Obama envoy in anti-ISIS coalition to step down

    09/24/2015 12:04:50 PM PDT · by Trumpinator · 5 replies ^ | Wednesday, September 23, 2015, 1:07 AM | Karen DeYoung
    U.S. envoy in anti-ISIS coalition to step down Karen DeYoung, Washington Post Posted: Wednesday, September 23, 2015, 1:07 AM WASHINGTON - Retired Marine Gen. John Allen has told the White House he will resign later this fall as the Obama administration's envoy to the international coalition against the Islamic State, according to U.S. officials. Read more at
  • Syria says would welcome Russian army base in Latakia (fait accompli)

    09/23/2015 2:25:32 PM PDT · by Trumpinator · 44 replies ^ | Wed Sep 23, 2015 3:40pm EDT | Vladimir Soldatkin, editing by Jason Bush
    World | Wed Sep 23, 2015 3:40pm EDT Related: World Syria says would welcome Russian army base in Latakia: Interfax MOSCOW The Syrian ambassador in Moscow said on Wednesday Damascus would welcome the deployment of a Russian military base in the city of Latakia (Lattakia) if Moscow decides to build one there, Interfax news agency reported.
  • Do you trust the Gravis Marketing poll which had Trump at 30.8% in July, 40% in August & now at 22%?

    09/20/2015 12:03:40 PM PDT · by Laissez-faire capitalist · 93 replies
    9/20./2015 | Laissez-Faire Capitalist
    No flaming others on this thread. Thanks. With the thread title in mind, which polls do you trust? Do you trust the "news" polls (as in CNN, ABC News/WaPo, NBC News/WSJ/Survey Monkey or do you trust unscientific online surveys/polls at Drudge Report and Breitbart? How about Gravis Marketing? NBC News Poll, Trump, August - 22%. NBC News poll, Trump, September 6, 2015 - 28%. Right now in the newest NBC News poll (thread at FR right now), Trump - 29%. No statistical improvement from 28%. But Trump is down in the new CNN poll (from 32% just recently to 24%...
  • Jordans Queen threatens Europe: Take more refugees or face more extremism

    09/20/2015 9:02:15 AM PDT · by HomerBohn · 43 replies
    Pamela Geller ^ | 9/19/2015 | Pamela Geller
    <p>Jordans Queen Rania has used a speech in Berlin today to call upon Europe to help more Syrian refugees and not to bolt the door for fear of the unknown.</p> <p>The threat always the threat. Its the Islamic way. Oppose the invasion or face the consequences. There it is. I submit that the consequences of the Muslim invasion of Europe are far greater than the consequences of extremism. Whats the difference?</p>
  • Polls: Fiorina even with Trump in presidential race at 22% among debate watchers

    09/17/2015 1:38:54 PM PDT · by ScottWalkerForPresident2016 · 266 replies
    HotAir ^ | 09/17/2015 | Jeremy (Allahpundit)
    Even so, if Im not mistaken, these are the first two polls anywhere since Trumpmania broke big that dont show him on top.
  • Post-Debate Poll: Fiorina Surges to First Place, Tied With Trump (National poll for conservative OAN

    09/19/2015 7:45:59 AM PDT · by Laissez-faire capitalist · 82 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 9/17/2015 | Staff
    A post-debate poll conducted by Gravis Marketing for One America News Network (OAN) shows Carly Fiorina jumping to first place at 22%, tied with Donald Trump. ...
  • Poll: Arizona Republicans say Carly Fiorina won this week's debate (Fiorina 46%, Trump at 16% in AZ

    09/19/2015 9:31:46 AM PDT · by Laissez-faire capitalist · 41 replies
    Phoenix Business Journal ^ | 9/18/2015 | Mike Sunnucks
    A new poll of Arizona Republican voters shows former Hewlett Packard CEO Carly Fiorina as the big winner in this week's presidential debate on CNN. Summit Consulting Group surveyed 996 likely GOP voters on who they thought won the three-hour debate this week. Forty-six percent picked Fiorina, who touts her business background, as the winner. U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida was second at 18.2 percent followed by GOP frontrunner Donald Trump with 16 percent. Several online, unscientific post-debate polls were dominated by Trump supporters. ...
  • Carson edges Trump as likely GOP nominee (Rasmussen Reports poll

    09/19/2015 8:30:50 AM PDT · by Laissez-faire capitalist · 172 replies
    WND ^ | 9/18/2015 | Staff
    A post-debate poll finds that Ben Cason has leap-frogged over businessman Donald Trump as the candidate most Republican voters believe will win the GOP nomination. Rasmussen Reports said that 59 percent of likely Republican voters believe that Carson will end up on top after the primary and caucus season is over next year. He is closely followed by Donald Trump, at 58 percent. Carly Fiorina at 40 percent and Jeb Bush at 40 percent.
  • Poll: Fiorina takes lead in New Hampshire post-debate

    09/19/2015 7:16:56 AM PDT · by Laissez-faire capitalist · 102 replies
    The Hill ^ | 9/18/2015 | Mark Hensch
    A Voter Gravity Poll [link at URL] released Friday shows Fiorina with 22 percent support among Granite State GOP Primary voters. She has a 4-point edge over her nearest competitor, billionaire Donald Trump, who has 18 percent support. ...
  • U.S. Military Trained Top ISIS Commander

    09/19/2015 9:33:40 AM PDT · by VitacoreVision · 23 replies
    The New American ^ | 17 September 2015 | Alex Newman
    One of the Islamic State's top military commanders was actually trained by U.S. Special Forces in the nation of Georgia before taking up arms for ISIS in Syria, according to a variety of sources quoted in an explosive new report by the McClatchy news agency. Another member of the Obama administrations supposed anti-ISIS coalition, the Wahhabi-Islamic dictatorship in Saudi Arabia, played a key role radicalizing the jihadist leader through a hard-core Islamist mosque it funded near his village. In other words, without the direct assistance of key anti-ISIS governments including Washington, D.C. the man said to be...
  • Blame Hillary, Says Obama, As He Passes the Buck

    09/18/2015 1:21:52 PM PDT · by HomerBohn · 13 replies
    Eric On The Radio ^ | 9/18/2015 | Erick Erickson
    Barack Obama is the Steve Urkel of American politics. Did I do that? he whines. No, it is not his fault. If you have not heard, Barack Obama came up with a brilliant plan to fight ISIS. Instead of actually just blowing them up, he decided to spend the time training Syrian rebels. All sorts of people ridiculed his plan. And now, after millions and millions of dollars spent, there are only four or five trained fighters. This is the Obama government a few million dollars per rebel trained is like an Obamacare investment. Perhaps these four or...
  • Barack Obama is a Moral Coward and Fluffer of Totalitarians

    09/18/2015 1:17:12 PM PDT · by HomerBohn · 24 replies
    Eric On The Radio ^ | 9/18/2015 | Erick Erickson
    President Obama has decided to greet Pope Francis with transgendered activists, the first gay Episcopal Bishop who is now already divorced, and activist Catholic nuns. The Vatican is not happy about it and is pushing back. On the eve of Pope Franciss arrival in the U.S., the Vatican has taken offense at the Obama administrations decision to invite to the popes welcome ceremony transgender activists, the first openly gay Episcopal bishop and an activist nun who leads a group criticized by the Vatican for its silence on abortion and euthanasia. The Obama Administration is no doubt thrilled to...
  • Profiles Update: The Race to the White House Heats Up

    09/18/2015 2:12:35 PM PDT · by Shery · 6 replies
    Conservative Review | 18 Sept, 2015 | Robert Eno
    And then there were 16. With Governor Perry out of the race, the Presidential field has narrowed and focused. Even before this weeks schoolyard taunt fest masquerading as a debate, the candidates were trying to shift the focus to issues, even as the mainstream media continued to focus on personality. This dynamic was front and center at CNNs myopic excuse for a debate. As Conservative Reviews Daniel Horowitz wrote, CNNs Jake Tappers focus on the mundane, while actively goading the candidates into ad-hominem attacks left some of the real consequential issues of our time on the back burner. Horowitzs main...
  • It Begins: Russian/Syrian Air Offensive On ISIS capital: ISIS Tweets "large number of martyrs"

    09/17/2015 1:18:22 PM PDT · by Trumpinator · 125 replies ^ | Sept. 17, 2015 | 4:03 p.m. EDT | AP
    Activists: Syrian warplanes carry out wave of airstrikes on IS-held city of Raqqa BEIRUT (AP) Syrian warplanes carried out a wave of airstrikes in the Islamic State-held city of Raqqa, activists said, in rare attacks that coincided with a visit by a U.N. envoy to Damascus on Thursday.
  • Exclsuive: Syrian army starts using new weapons from Russia - military source

    09/17/2015 1:11:24 PM PDT · by Trumpinator · 11 replies ^ | Thu Sep 17, 2015 3:20pm EDT | Tom Perry
    World | Thu Sep 17, 2015 3:20pm EDT Related: World, Russia, Syria Exclsuive: Syrian army starts using new weapons from Russia - military source BEIRUT | By Tom Perry The Syrian military has recently started using new types of air and ground weapons supplied by Russia, a Syrian military source told Reuters on Thursday, underlining growing Russian support to Damascus that is alarming the United States. "The weapons are highly effective and very accurate, and hit targets precisely," the source said in response to a question about Russian support. "We can say they are all types of weapons - be...
  • Russia Calls on Other Nations to Help Arm Syrian Government

    09/11/2015 9:36:35 AM PDT · by Trumpinator · 12 replies ^ | Sep 11, 2015, 11:53 AM ET | nataliya vasilyeva
    Russia Calls on Other Nations to Help Arm Syrian Government By nataliya vasilyeva, associated press MOSCOW Sep 11, 2015, 11:53 AM ET Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Friday called on world powers to help arm the Syrian army, describing it as the most efficient force against the Islamic State group. ...snip... You cannot defeat Islamic State with air strikes only," Lavrov said. "It's necessary to cooperate with ground troops and the Syrian army is the most efficient and powerful ground force to fight the IS." Lavrov insisted that by sending weapons to Syria, Russia is not propping up...