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  • Apparent Army Opsec Brief Lists Hillary Clinton...As Examples Of Insider Security Threats

    08/22/2016 8:35:42 AM PDT · by RummyChick · 21 replies
    daily caller ^ | 8/21 | bennett
    A leaked Army operational security brief appears to show Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and former CIA Director David Petraeus listed as two key examples of potential insider threats. Admins of the Facebook page “U.S. Army W.T.F! moments” told The Daily Caller News Foundation this is the second time they’ve received a picture of this particular slide in the last six months. They posted the slide to their page Sunday. Admins said the picture came from a servicemember stationed at Fort Leonard Wood in Missouri.
  • Ex-SEAL Who Wrote Book On Bin Laden Raid Forfeits $6.8 Million To Settle Criminal Probes

    08/19/2016 3:19:14 PM PDT · by Nero Germanicus · 33 replies
    http://pubx.co/bftjG4 ^ | 8/19/16 | Christopher Drew
    <p>Matt Bissonnette, a former member of Navy SEAL Team 6 who wrote an account of the raid that killed Osama bin Laden, agreed on Friday to forfeit $6.8 million in book royalties and speaking fees and apologized for failing to clear his disclosures with the Pentagon, according to federal court documents.</p>
  • Trump Holds National Security, Law Enforcement Roundtable at Trump Tower

    08/17/2016 4:25:28 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 30 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 08/17/16 | Alex Swoyer
    Donald Trump held a national security and law enforcement roundtable inside his board room at Trump Tower Wednesday, the same day he received his first classified intelligence briefing as the GOP nominee. According to Fox News, Trump’s newest campaign staff – campaign manager Kellyanne Conway and CEO Steve Bannon – attended the roundtable. Paul Manafort, Rep. Peter King (R-NY), Rudy Giuliani and Gen. Michael Flynn were also in attendance. According to The Hill, Flynn and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie attended the first intelligence briefing with the GOP nominee.
  • Poll: Military Prefers Trump Over Clinton 2-1

    08/17/2016 11:50:40 AM PDT · by NKP_Vet · 43 replies
    http://www.newsmax.com ^ | July 17, 2016 | Cathy Burke
    Here's the breakdown in support, according to Military Times: Trump: 49 percent Clinton: 21 percent Libertarian Gary Johnson: 13 percent Third-party candidate: 23 percent Won't vote: 7 percent
  • Trump Receiving First Classified Briefing Today, Critics Cringe

    08/17/2016 11:30:43 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 77 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 17, 2016 | Cortney O'Brien
    GOP nominee Donald Trump is poised to receive his first classified intelligence briefing in New York City on Wednesday. The Office of the Director of National Intelligence will give Trump a "fairly general" report, says Director of National Intelligence James Clapper.   Retired Gen. Michael Hayden emphasized this latter point, noting the secret meetings will be "secret-light." Many have voiced their concerns about Trump having knowledge of important national security intel, especially after he invited Russia to hack Hillary Clinton's emails. the words "Trump" and "classified intelligence briefing" are so hard to write in the same tweet.— Edward Luce (@EdwardGLuce) August 17, 2016 Others pointed out that...
  • Wow! Crazy Uncle Joe Biden Gives Away Agent Holding Nuclear Codes at Hillary Rally

    08/15/2016 9:04:56 PM PDT · by IChing · 102 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 8/15/16 | Jim Hoft
    Crazy Uncle Joe Strikes Again… Hillary Clinton took Joe Biden with her on the campaign trail today after a weekend of rest. Biden took to the stage to bash businessman Donald Trump. Then he gave away the Secret Service agent who was holding the nuclear codes. "Donald Trump… He cannot be trusted. There’s a guy that follows me, has the nuclear codes. So, God forbid anything happen to the president and I had to make a decision the codes are with me… He is not qualified." What an complete idiot. https://youtu.be/QNfBo8biMiE
  • Full Event: Donald Trump Foreign Policy Speech in Youngstown, Ohio (August 15, 2016)

    08/15/2016 5:06:16 PM PDT · by Albion Wilde · 35 replies
    YouTube ^ | August 15, 2016 | Donald J. Trump
    Introductory remarks by Rudy Giuliani and Mike Pence, who speak about the ways they know each other well and why they admire each other, as well as having confidence in Donald Trump. This is an appearance that was not interrupted by protesters. An enthusiastic audience applauds and chants appreciatively. Mr. Trump speaks presidentially from prepared notes, but does not hold back. As Mike Pence said in his opening, "You will hear today a broad-shouldered vision to confront our enemies, restore our security and once again have America command the respect of the world."
  • Still Report #1116 – Julian Assange – TPP Text is Still Top Secret

    08/14/2016 10:40:22 AM PDT · by GilGil · 36 replies
    Still Report ^ | 8/14/2016 | Bill Still
    Good morning, I’m still reporting on TPP. According an interview with Julian Assange done by Amy Goodman of Democracy Now, less than 14% of the text of the TPP has been released to the public. Twenty-five of its 29 chapters are still secret. According to Assange: “Once we’re in, we’re stuck forever.” Goodman interviewed Assange at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London on Monday and published the interview yesterday over the Pacifica network on their daily news show, Democracy Now at Democracynow.org. This is simply outrageous! I just don’t know how to describe this in non-conspiratorial terms. We stand on the...
  • Insanity Once More: The Hillary Clinton Economic Plan

    08/13/2016 2:24:05 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 10 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 13, 2016 | Larry Kudlow
    Doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results, when in fact the results never change, is one definition of insanity. That definition works for economic insanity, too. Over the past seven-and-a-half years, President Obama has maintained a steady course of burdensome new regulations, significant tax increases, and massive federal spending on so-called infrastructure. He has unconstitutionally ordered executive actions, favored labor over business, attacked banks, insulted successful corporate leaders, and backed federal-government mandates on business. And with all this, strong economic recovery from a deep recession -- which has been an American tradition -- never came...
  • Gorka: 'When Obama Took Office There Was No ISIS, Now They Have 80K Fighters'

    08/12/2016 10:51:44 PM PDT · by george76 · 36 replies
    Fox ^ | Aug. 12, 2013
    Gorka explained that Trump would be right to say that Obama and Clinton "facilitated" the rise of ISIS in the Middle East with their policies. He said that ISIS now has more than 80,000 fighters and is "the most powerful jihadi insurgency the world has ever seen." "In 2008 ... ISIS didn't exist. Al Qaeda in Iraq, the forerunner of ISIS, was one regional franchise inside Iraq. When we withdrew our troops, when we started to cook the books on intelligence, as you hear from CENTCOM analysts, then we facilitated the rise of ISIS," he said, also calling out Obama...
  • National Security Experts for Destroying America

    08/12/2016 5:50:35 AM PDT · by detective · 17 replies
    Frontpage ^ | August 12, 2016 | Daniel Greenfield
    The media widely covered General Allen’s attack on Trump at the DNC and treated him as an apolitical national security expert. It neglected to mention that he works at Brookings or that the president of the Brookings Institution is Strobe Talbott. Talbott is an old friend of the Clintons. He got into government through them and worked for them as Deputy Secretary of State. He owes his current prominence largely to his Clinton connections. When Hillary Clinton was Secretary of State, Talbott was one of the few to have close access to her. He is not only a political ally,...
  • ISIS Intel Was Cooked, House Panel Finds

    08/11/2016 6:37:07 AM PDT · by Enchante · 56 replies
    The Daily Beast ^ | August 9, 2016 | Nancy A. Youssef and Shane Harris
    A leading U.S. general pressured his intelligence analysts into playing down the ISIS and al Qaeda threats, according to a congressional task force. A House Republican task force has found that officials from the U.S. military’s Central Command altered intelligence reports to portray the U.S. fight against ISIS and al Qaeda in a more positive light than lower-level analysts believed was warranted by the facts on the ground, three officials familiar with the task force’s findings told The Daily Beast. A roughly 10-page report on the controversy is expected to be released by the end of next week, two officials...
  • Monica Crowley is taking no prisoners right now on the John Batchelor show!

    08/10/2016 8:34:16 PM PDT · by EinNYC · 32 replies
    The John Batchelor radio show | 8/10/16 | Me, Myself, & I
    Wow, Monica Crowley really hit one over the fence just now on the John Batchelor show. She named names of the 50 "national security experts" who just decried Trump and then proceeded to ridicule them and call them on the carpet for "where were THEY" when various U.S. crises were going on. She pointed out that many of THEM were the ones in charge and actually brought about the situations. She also explained why the GOP establishment are actually coming out in favor of Hillary and what backstabbing slime they are, especially Ryan. TUNE IN NOW to hear this great...
  • Republican security experts rail against Trump in open letter

    08/09/2016 5:42:51 PM PDT · by Lorianne · 50 replies
    BBC News ^ | 09 August 2016
    An open letter signed by 50 Republican national security experts has warned that nominee Donald Trump "would be the most reckless president" in US history. The group, which includes the former CIA director Michael Hayden, said Mr Trump "lacks the character, values and experience" to be president. Many of the signatories had declined to sign a similar note in March. In response, Mr Trump said they were part of a "failed Washington elite" looking to hold on to power. The open letter comes after a number of high-profile Republicans stepped forward to disown the property tycoon. Mr Trump has broken...
  • Donald Trump thanks GOP national security officials for opposing him

    08/09/2016 4:30:22 AM PDT · by kevcol · 34 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | August 8, 2016 | Seth McLaughlin
    Donald Trump thanked a group of Republican national security officials Monday for coming out against his candidacy, saying it is good for voters to now know who is to blame for “making the world such a dangerous place.” . . . Mr. Trump countered in a statement of his own, saying the signatories "are nothing more than the failed Washington elite looking to hold onto their power, and it's time they are held accountable for their actions." . . . "It's time we put our foot down and declare that their gravy train is over: no longer will Crooked Hillary...
  • Donald J. Trump Statement on Politically Motivated Letter

    08/09/2016 5:07:39 AM PDT · by euram · 112 replies
    Trump-Pence ^ | August 8 2016 | Donald J Trump
    “The names on this letter are the ones the American people should look to for answers on why the world is a mess, and we thank them for coming forward so everyone in the country knows who deserves the blame for making the world such a dangerous place. They are nothing more than the failed Washington elite looking to hold onto their power, and it’s time they are held accountable for their actions. These insiders – along with Hillary Clinton – are the owners of the disastrous decisions to invade Iraq, allow Americans to die in Benghazi, and they are...
  • 50 G.O.P. Officials Warn Donald Trump Would Put Nation’s Security ‘at Risk’

    08/09/2016 3:49:07 AM PDT · by darkness78 · 108 replies
    New york times ^ | 8/8/2016 | DAVID E. SANGER and MAGGIE HABERMAN
    Fifty of the nation’s most senior Republican national security officials, many of them former top aides or cabinet members for President George W. Bush, have signed a letter declaring that Donald J. Trump “lacks the character, values and experience” to be president and “would put at risk our country’s national security and well-being.”
  • Donald Trump vs. the National Security Establishment

    08/08/2016 8:03:03 PM PDT · by pboyington · 47 replies
    US Defense Watch ^ | August 8, 2016 | Ray Starmann
    The GOP Establishment will do anything, including openly supporting Hillary Clinton, to ensure that Mr. Trump is defeated in November. Today, an open letter signed by fifty national security officials who served in Republican administrations from Nixon to Bush 43, was released by media outlets. The letter, minus the fifty signature blocks is printed below in italics. My comments are in regular print. STATEMENT BY FORMER NATIONAL SECURITY OFFICIALS The undersigned individuals have all served in senior national security and/or foreign policy positions in Republican Administrations, from Richard Nixon to George W. Bush. We have worked directly on national security...
  • Trump Campaign Statement On Clinton’s 100 Days Open Borders Pledge

    08/05/2016 2:32:55 PM PDT · by euram · 19 replies
    Trump-Pence ^ | August 5 2016 | Stephen Miller
    “In her remarks today, Hillary Clinton pledged unconstitutional and illegal executive orders on immigration -- assuming king-like powers for herself -- that would give precious jobs and benefits needed by unemployed Americans to those illegally in the country. Her pledge for amnesty in her first 100 days -- in the middle of a national security and a border security crisis -- demonstrates her callous and cruel disregard for the safety of the American people. This Administration has released hundreds of thousands of criminal illegal immigrants, and yet Clinton says she wants to go even further, ending virtually all deportations and...
  • Syrian refugees surge into US; Obama on track to hit target amid security concerns

    08/05/2016 11:15:25 AM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 32 replies
    Fox News ^ | August 5, 2016
    The pace of Syrian refugees entering the U.S. has surged in recent weeks, government figures show, putting the Obama administration on track to meet its target of admitting 10,000 Syrian refugees before the end of September -– and reviving Republican concerns about the security implications. State Department reports show that 2,340 Syrian refugees arrived last month in the United States. That's more than what occurred during the entire seven months after President Obama directed his team to prepare for 10,000 admissions from the war-torn country. Total admissions for the current budget year, which ends Sept. 30, now come to about...
  • TrentoVision - 7.25.13 - CLARE LOPEZ - Muslim Brothers in the White House! (Please don't ignore this

    07/30/2016 9:36:51 AM PDT · by Baynative · 35 replies
    The United West theunitedwest Youtube ^ | Published on July 25, 2013 | Tom Trento
    We are at war even though our government and even 90% of the people serving as republicans in congress refuse to acknowledge it. “Allah is our objective. The Prophet is our leader. The Qur’an is our law. Jihad is our way. Dying in the way of Allah is our highest hope.”
  • Hillary’s Resume Better Than Trump's? We’ve Lost Our Mind!

    07/30/2016 4:37:58 AM PDT · by PaulyPaul · 24 replies
    Townhall ^ | July 30, 2016 | Bryan Crabtree
    I’m so sick of it. I’m sick of this legalistic, academic, bureaucratic mentality that is destroying our nation. My radio-show producer and I had an end of show argument on the air this week where he ‘schooled’ me on Donald Trump’s ignorance to national security and states' rights. It was an excerpt from the lies and hysteria the Democrats spewed all week in Philadelphia. In an O’Reilly Factor interview on Fox News, Bill O’Reilly was instructive to Trump stating that minimum wage was “already a state issue.” ‘Producer Joey’ as I call him seized on the exchange stating that Trump...
  • Hillary Clinton Suggested Trump Couldn't Be Trusted With The Nuclear Codes,

    07/29/2016 1:39:59 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 86 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 29, 2016 | Matt Vespa
    Hillary Clinton made history by being the first woman nominated by a major party for president of the United States. She delivered a speech that laid out a progressive vision for AmericaÂ’s future, along with assurances that she is the person who will bring certainty and resolve in our foreign policy, especially in the war on terror. It was a brief bit in her speech, but it was said nonetheless. The problem, of course, is that Clinton left our state secrets vulnerable to foreign actors through her private email system that wasnÂ’t approved by the State Department. Yet, letÂ’s lay...
  • Candidates poised for classified briefings despite spy agency worries over Trump

    07/28/2016 7:20:28 PM PDT · by Innovative · 60 replies
    Washington Post ^ | July 28, 2016 | Greg Miller
    U.S. spy agencies are preparing to deliver a classified briefing to Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, the nation’s intelligence director said Thursday, despite deep unease among many spy officials with the real estate mogul’s pro-Russian rhetoric. National Intelligence Director James R. Clapper Jr. indicated that Trump and Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton are eligible to receive intelligence briefings within days of the conclusion of the Democratic National Convention.
  • US 'spy plane' makes emergency landing in Russia after 'problem with its landing gear'

    07/28/2016 8:22:39 AM PDT · by orchestra · 81 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 7/28/2016 | Will Stewart
    A United States 'spy plane' has made an emergency landing in eastern Russia, it has emerged today. The surveillance Boeing OC-135B aircraft was flying a mission over Siberia as allowed under the Treaty on Open Skies when it reported a problem with its landing gear. The unarmed plane made an emergency landing at Khabarovsk airport, but a military source in Russia has questioned whether the technical glitch was genuine.
  • Hillary DOESN'T WANT PEOPLE to see this before the election.

    07/28/2016 7:46:39 AM PDT · by maggief · 29 replies
    YouTube ^ | July 27, 2016
    Hillary really doesn't want people to see this before the election. Our national security jeopardy because of her.
  • Krauthammer’s Take: Trump’s Russia Comment ‘Set a Trap That the Clinton Campaign Fell Into’

    07/27/2016 7:39:30 PM PDT · by randita · 66 replies
    National Review ^ | 7/27/16 | NR Staff
    Krauthammer’s Take: Trump’s Russia Comment ‘Set a Trap That the Clinton Campaign Fell Into’ NR STAFF July 27, 2016 7:47 PM Charles Krauthammer said tonight that the Clinton campaign contradicted itself by calling Donald Trump’s request for Russia to locate Hillary’s missing e-mails a threat to national security: Well, that was his parting shot, and it was a clever thing to plant, because it is an issue. But I do think there was something about his reference to Russia that, whether planned or not, was extremely clever. I’m not the first to point out that it set a trap that...
  • Donald Trump Just Got Hillary Clinton To Admit Her E-mails Are A ‘National Security Issue’

    07/27/2016 12:01:26 PM PDT · by Mariner · 140 replies
    The Federalist ^ | July 27th, 2016 | By Sean Davis
    "This has gone from being a curiosity, and a matter of politics, to being a national security issue." After taunting Hillary Clinton by asking Russian hackers to release 30,000 e-mails she deleted, Donald Trump finally forced Clinton’s campaign to admit that her unsanctioned e-mail server scheme was a “national security issue.”
  • Clinton practically handed her email password to the Russians

    07/26/2016 8:52:52 AM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 62 replies
    NY POST ^ | July 25, 2016 | John Crudele
    The Russians didn’t hack into Hillary Clinton’s private e-mail server, as others have reported, according to a very reliable source of mine who has connections with US intelligence agencies. They didn’t have to. Clinton was so careless when using her BlackBerry that the Russians stole her password. All Russian President Vladimir Putin’s gang had to do was log into Clinton’s account and read whatever they wanted. They had to be laughing their butts off. So you can add the Russians to the list of people who know bad and personal things about Clinton that the Democrats will wish remain hidden....
  • Lessons: As US Debates Refugee Policy, Germany Suffers Three Attacks in Three Days

    07/26/2016 9:11:18 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 24 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 26, 2016 | Guy Benson
    Some commentators are scratching their heads over how Donald Trump could have earned a polling bump out of Cleveland, in light of its various mishaps and controversies (which the Democrats are working to match and surpass) -- and especially after such a dark and foreboding acceptance speech. The reason we predicted he'd get that bounce is because the public mood is dark. We see that reality reflected in national polling week after week. And we see its roots and causes playing out in headlines across the globe. In Germany over this past weekend alone, there were three terrible attacks -- two of which were...
  • The Hostage Air Base – and Its Hydrogen Bombs

    07/20/2016 11:00:58 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 144 replies
    American Thinker ^ | July 20, 2016 | Stephen D. Bryen and Shoshana Bryen
    The United States runs its air operations against ISIS in Iraq from Incirlik Air Base in Turkey. The base, used by other NATO forces as well, is not American. It is Turkish, and the U.S. needs government permission to fly from there. Since the 15 July coup attempt in Ankara, U.S. forces at Incirlik are essentially hostages to the Turkish government. The Turkish base commander and his aides have been arrested; U.S. personnel are confined to base; outside power has been cut off; and while the U.S. has been permitted to resume operations over Iraq and Syria, it is working...
  • U.S. ordered to lower Navy sonar levels to protect whales

    07/16/2016 4:02:49 PM PDT · by artichokegrower · 35 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | July 16, 2016 | Bob Egelko
    U.S. officials have wrongly allowed the Navy to use sonar at levels that could harm whales and other marine mammals in the world’s oceans, a federal appeals court in San Francisco has ruled. The decision Friday by the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals would scale back the Navy’s use of low-frequency sonar in the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian oceans and the Mediterranean Sea under authority that was granted in 2012.
  • Obama never met with his Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency

    07/14/2016 8:15:17 AM PDT · by detective · 18 replies
    American Thinker ^ | July 14, 2016 | Rick Moran
    Lt. Gen. Michael T. Flynn has spent 33 years in the intel business and was appointed to two key positions by President Obama; deputy director of national intelligence and the director of the defense intelligence agency. He is currently being considered as a running mate for Donald Trump. But in the four years that Flynn served in the Obama administration, he was never summoned to a meeting with the president nor ever asked for his views on any issue.
  • Ernst to deliver GOP convention speech focusing on national security Monday

    07/12/2016 8:56:01 PM PDT · by iowamark · 4 replies
    Cedar Rapids Gazette ^ | 7/12/2016 | James Lynch
    Other GOP elected officials may be avoiding the Republican National Convention later this month, but Iowa Sen. Joni Ernst sees an opening night speech as an opportunity “to give Iowans a voice on the national stage.” “Right now, Iowans are pretty darned frustrated — just like when I ran for election,” said Ernst, whose 2014 campaign caught fire with a “Make ’em Squeal” promise to cut federal spending. National security is to be her focus when she addresses the Cleveland convention on Monday, July 18. “There’s a real pushback against the failed policies we have right now,” Ernst said Tuesday....
  • Trump Eyeing Gingrich for National Security Position

    07/11/2016 4:57:15 PM PDT · by springwater13 · 43 replies
    Even if Donald Trump does not pick Newt Gingrich as his running mate, the former U.S. House Speaker may still have a job in the billionaire's administration. Trump is considering picking Gingrich for a top national security post should he be elected president, according to two people familiar with the the candidate's thinking. A longtime backer of Trump's campaign, Gingrich was added to the short list of vice presidential candidates in May. While Trump could still ask Gingrich to join the ticket, his focus has narrowed in recent days to Indiana Governor Mike Pence and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie,...
  • At least 2,079 Clinton emails contain classified material (2/29/2016)

    07/03/2016 10:03:03 AM PDT · by Ray76 · 16 replies
    McClatchy DC ^ | Feb 29, 2016 | Anita Kumar
    At least 2,079 emails that Hillary Clinton sent or received contained classified material, according to the State Department’s final update from its review of more than 30,000 emails.
  • Eight Reasons Why We Face a National Security Problem

    07/02/2016 8:08:48 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 17 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 2, 2016 | David Grantham
    John Kerry called the Istanbul airport attack a sign of desperation on the part of ISIS. The following observations suggest American leaders are the ones desperately clinging to failed strategies.1. Choosing symbolism over substance: Whether or not expressed explicitly, the administration demands uniformity of thought and diversity in appearance. As a result, upwards of 200 military officers have been “purged” for failing to acquiesce to a rudderless national security strategy that, among other things, subjects the military to costly and fruitless social engineering projects. A dangerous future awaits a country that diverts defense spending to that which offers no measurable...
  • EXCLUSIVE: Hillary Clinton Scheduled To Meet With FBI On Saturday

    07/01/2016 10:41:20 AM PDT · by Dave346 · 209 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 1:37 PM 07/01/2016 | Chuck Ross
    Former Sec. of State Hillary Clinton is scheduled to meet Saturday with the FBI, a source close to the investigation into her private email server tells The Daily Caller. The source went on to suggest the interview may take place at her Washington, D.C. home. The bureau’s interview with the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee is believed to be the final step in its investigation into the potential mishandling of classified information on Clinton’s private email server. Hundreds of now-classified documents — some of them “Top Secret” — were sent and received through Clinton’s private server, which she housed at her...
  • Obama Never Blamed for Bad Security

    06/22/2016 7:10:04 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 17 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | June 22, 2016 | Brent Bozell
    In the swing of the Trump wrecking crane, President Obama's approval ratings have risen above 50 percent. The media see greater appreciation for his "competence" in office -- but, why? In the wake of the Orlando attack it's easy to ask, "How competent would the media have made President George W. Bush appear if an Islamic terrorist shot up a gay nightclub in Florida eight years ago?" It seemed like every piece of bad news during the Bush years was somehow Bush's fault -- and proof of his incompetence. The media's attitude toward Bush was summed up in Bill Maher's...
  • Poll: After Orlando, Huge Spike in Voters’ Concerns About Security (Clinton 38 Trump 38 Johnson 10)

    06/20/2016 10:52:30 AM PDT · by usafa92 · 89 replies
    Morning Consult ^ | 6/20/2016 | Cameron Easley
    A new Morning Consult poll shows national security is back at the forefront of voters’ minds following the mass shooting in Orlando that left dozens dead and injured. In a national survey taken in the days after Omar Mateen’s attack on Pulse, a gay nightclub, almost three out of 10 voters (29 percent) said security was their top issue under consideration when casting their vote — a 10-point increase from a poll in early June. Similar spikes in voters’ concerns about national security were observed following the attacks in Paris, San Bernardino and Brussels. Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump...
  • Is Islamic Terror America's Future?

    06/17/2016 5:51:37 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 30 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | June 17, 2016 | Pat Buchanan
    If the cliches hold -- nothing succeeds like success, the past is prologue -- this generation will not likely see an end to the jihadist terror that was on display at Pulse in Orlando on Sunday. For terrorism has proven to be among the most cost-effective and successful strategies of war that the world has ever seen. Consider. The 9/11 attacks involved 19 hijackers willing to crash airliners into four buildings: the World Trade Center towers, the Pentagon and the Capitol. So doing, those 19 altered the foreign policy of the United States. They drew the world's last superpower into...
  • Donald Trump's Full Speech on National Security/Hillary Clinton in Manchester, NH (6-13-16)

    06/15/2016 10:31:41 AM PDT · by Lorianne · 13 replies
    You Tube ^ | 13 June 2016
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  • Who to Scapegoat? Guns or Muslims?

    06/14/2016 5:02:14 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 61 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | June 14, 2016 | Debra J. Saunders
    A terrorist shot and killed 49 innocent Americans in Orlando Sunday morning. After the carnage, the political food fight started. On the right, people fault Islamic extremism. When President Obama refuses to use the term "radical Islamic terrorism" that gives conservatives a chance to pounce. I know -- I've been one of them. We argue that if politicians aren't willing to use the term Islamic extremism, then they can't defeat it. It's true: You have to know who your enemy is, before you can vanquish your enemy. But using the right words is not a game-changer. Donald Trump drew water...
  • Horowitz: Donald Trump’s Speech Is a Game Changer

    06/13/2016 5:26:33 PM PDT · by detective · 82 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 13 Jun 2016 | David Horowitz
    Donald Trump’s speech on national security, which he delivered the day after the terrorist attack in Orlando, Florida, will change the dynamic of this election. The speech was specific, detailed, and on the money. Trump showed how strategic securing the border is, how important stopping immigration from terror zones like Syria is, and how deadly political correctness has become. Political correctness – which transforms the Islamic world, which has a lot to answer for, from aggressors into innocent victims – functions as a shield for Islamic terrorists, and handcuffs law-abiding citizens prompting them not to report suspicious activities by Muslims...
  • Trump Speech On Islam At St. Anselm College NH (MUST READ!!!)

    06/13/2016 2:13:53 PM PDT · by goldstategop · 91 replies
    Trump's Official Facebook Page ^ | 06/13/2016 | Donald J. Trump
    Trump at Saint Anselm College. 1 hr · DONALD J. TRUMP ADDRESSES TERRORISM, IMMIGRATION, AND NATIONAL SECURITY Thank you for joining me today. This was going to be a speech on Hillary Clinton and how bad a President, especially in these times of Radical Islamic Terrorism, she would be. Even her former Secret Service Agent, who has seen her under pressure and in times of stress, has stated that she lacks the temperament and integrity to be president. There will be plenty of opportunity to discuss these important issues at a later time, and I will deliver that speech soon....
  • Uh-Oh: Newly Released Email Was Marked Classified When It Hit Clinton's Server

    06/11/2016 5:27:31 AM PDT · by Leaning Right · 42 replies
    PJMedia ^ | JUNE 10, 2016 | DEBRA HEINE
    Hillary Clinton has claimed from the very beginning of the email scandal that nothing she sent or received was marked classified at the time. *snip* Unfortunately for Hillary, the State Department today released an email from 2012 that totally contradicts her "fact." According to Catherine Herridge at Fox News, the email carries "a classified code known as a 'portion marking' - and that marking was on the email when it was sent directly to Clinton’s account." (Not retroactively, as the Clinton camp likes to claim.)
  • How Clinton Donor Got on Sensitive Intelligence Board

    06/10/2016 6:09:55 AM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 64 replies
    ABC News ^ | June 10, 2016 | Matthew Mosk Brian Ross CHO PARK
    Newly released State Department emails help reveal how a major Clinton Foundation donor was placed on a sensitive government intelligence advisory board even though he had no obvious experience in the field, a decision that appeared to baffle the department’s professional staff. The emails further reveal how, after inquiries from ABC News, the Clinton staff sought to “protect the name” of the Secretary, “stall” the ABC News reporter and ultimately accept the resignation of the donor just two days later. Copies of dozens of internal emails were provided to ABC News by the conservative political group Citizens United, which obtained...
  • Breaking: Report of the Task Force on National Security

    06/10/2016 5:50:14 AM PDT · by RightSideNews · 31 replies
    A Better Way ^ | June 10, 2016 | Paul Ryan
    ACHIEVING U.S. SECURITY THROUGH LEADERSHIP & LIBERTY June 9, 2016 better.gopThis document lays out the key themes and specific policy actions that should guide U.S. foreign policy and national security going forward.House Speaker Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) announced a House Republican national security strategy that highlights national security including border security, overhauling the nation’s immigration system, interior immigration enforcement, and improved screening of admissions. Among other things the plan calls for developing the means to track illegal aliens within the U.S., detaining and removing criminal aliens and restoring overall immigration enforcement. The plan also slams President Obama for “utterly false...
  • US NATIONAL SECURITY AT STAKE IN ROCKET ENGINE DEBATE

    06/07/2016 10:09:46 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 3 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 06/07/16 | Megan Barth
    The nation cannot afford to simply put all of that critical intelligence gathering “on hold” for several years No matter which party wins the White House in November our next Commander in Chief will inherit a world far more unstable than at any point in recent history. From the rapid expansion of ISIS, to recent nuclear tests in North Korea, to the many problems in Afghanistan and Iraq, the very real threats to America and its allies have never been more evident. Roughly 150,000 U.S. troops are stationed in more than 150 countries around the world and they are the...
  • State Department: Don’t Ask Hillary Aides About Classified Info in Lawsuit

    04/06/2016 7:40:27 AM PDT · by MaxistheBest · 17 replies
    The Daily Beast ^ | 04/06/2016 | Shane Harris
    Lawyers object to any attempt to ask Huma Abedin, Cheryl Mills, and others about how information was handled—and are dead set against Clinton testifying. Lawyers for the State Department want to limit the types of questions that a watchdog group can ask former aides to Hillary Clinton, and potentially the former secretary of state herself, about her creation and use of a private email system while she was in office. The department asked a federal judge Tuesday night to grant “limited discovery” to Judicial Watch, a conservative watchdog group that wants to depose some of Clinton’s closest associates and staffers....