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  • The plain truth about who owns the Democratic Party

    01/25/2011 2:36:02 AM PST · by markomalley · 10 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 1/25/11 | Mark Tapscott
    Examiner Special ReportWho Really Controls the Democratic Party? Tuesday Series Intro: Can the Democratic Party survive minority status?Democrats must break free from their special interestsWhat President Obama must do to save his re-election and his partyHow the Revolving Doors swing between government and special interestsWhat about the Democratic National Committee? Wednesday Day Two: Haven’t the Democrats been here before?Diagramming the Democratic special interest power-brokersA spotter’s guide to progressive special interestsBack story of a progressive special interest power-broker Thursday Day Three: When special interests come callingWhere the cash flows and what it buysTrial lawyers find generosity paysWho pulls the strings...
  • Israeli Bank, Owned by Europeans, Cuts Off Yesha (The West Bank)

    07/28/2010 7:48:58 PM PDT · by Nachum · 6 replies · 1+ views
    inn ^ | 7/28/10 | Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu
    The parent bank of Dexia Bank, owned by French and Belgian interests, has notified regional councils in Judea and Samaria it is cutting off their line of credit. The Dexia Bank in Israel denies accusations that the decision was based on poliitcal considerations. The Israeli bank, which is the official supplier of credit to the regional councils, asked them to close their accounts. The parent bank's French officials ordered the move, which has left leaders in Judea and Samaria in shock. The Dexia Group in 2001 bought the Israeli Municipality Treasure Bank and established Dexia Israel.
  • Romanoff Cracks: Secret White House Jobsgate E-Mail Revealed (WH corruption)

    06/03/2010 9:01:07 PM PDT · by This Just In · 86 replies · 3,904+ views
    The American Spectator ^ | June 3, 2010 | Jeffrey Lord
    Romanoff Cracks: Secret White House Jobsgate E-Mail Revealed By Jeffrey Lord on 6.3.10 And…bang! Can you say James McCord? In a revelation that will send shock waves through the American political landscape, the Denver Post last night revealed that Colorado Senate candidate Andrew Romanoff has now reluctantly admitted he discussed "three possible jobs with the deputy chief of staff of the Obama administration -- all contingent upon a decision by Romanoff not to challenge U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet." The White House Deputy Chief of Staff is Jim Messina, a Denver-born Obama aide who served as the chief of staff of...
  • Dan Rather loses bid in CBS lawsuit

    01/14/2010 3:16:07 PM PST · by TankerKC · 24 replies · 810+ views
    Los Angeles Times ^ | January 13, 2010 | Matea Gold
    Reporting from New York - Dan Rather's protracted legal fight with CBS ended Tuesday when New York state's highest court declined to hear the anchor's motion to reinstate his $70-million lawsuit against his longtime employer. Rather was hoping the court would breathe new life into his suit alleging breach of contract and fraud against CBS that a state appellate court had dismissed in September. But the Court of Appeals denied Rather's motion without comment
  • AZ Cardinals not looking good tonight

    12/14/2009 8:28:43 PM PST · by Justaham · 7 replies · 533+ views
    12-14-09 | Me
    Despite weather, 49ers are storming the Cards tonight. Too much AZ turnovers. Gore just scored a touchdown. SF 24, AZ 9
  • (Nashville TN Government) Parking Spots' Words Misspelled At Metro Facility

    12/04/2009 5:12:54 PM PST · by The Magical Mischief Tour · 35 replies · 1,523+ views
    WSMV Nashville, TN. ^ | 12/04/2009 | WSMV
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- More than a dozen parking spaces at a Metropolitan government facility have misspelled words, and no one noticed until Channel 4 pointed it out Friday. Related: Watch This Story The word "owned" is misspelled 16 times in spaces outside the County Clerk's office off French Landing Drive at MetroCenter. It's a parking lot, and most people usually don't pay attention to what's on the ground until something is misspelled. Words on the first three parking spots are spelled correctly, but spot No. 4 is misspelled. It should read "Metro Owned Vehicle Parking Only;" however, someone switched up...
  • U.S. ship captain held by pirates off Somalia, has been freed,

    04/12/2009 10:25:08 AM PDT · by Ladycalif · 1,136 replies · 32,857+ views
    U.S. ship captain held by pirates off Somalia, has been freed, senior U.S. official says. Three of four pirates killed.
  • Snowe to McCain: Bipartisan this! [RINO fight]

    02/09/2009 3:38:48 PM PST · by rabscuttle385 · 81 replies · 3,028+ views
    Politico ^ | 2009-02-09 | Daniel Libit
    Not bipartisan? Try telling that to Sen. Olympia Snowe. On CBS’s Face the Nation Sunday, Sen. John McCain scoffed at the notion that the support President Barack Obama’s stimulus proposal has received from Snowe, Sen. Susan Collins, Arlen Specter, constituted bipartisanship. “[T]his agreement is not bipartisan,” McCain told moderator Bob Schieffer. “I've been in bipartisan agreements, many. This is three Republican senators. Every Republican congressman voted against it in the House, plus Democrats. And all but three Republicans stayed together on this. That's not bipartisanship. That's just picking off a couple of senators.” On Monday, Snowe took issue with that...
  • Democrats kill McCain's alternative stimulus plan

    02/05/2009 3:18:31 PM PST · by rabscuttle385 · 56 replies · 2,328+ views
    AP ^ | 2009-02-05
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has killed an alternative economic stimulus plan by Sen. John McCain that would have cut income and payroll taxes but spent far less than President Obama's plan. The party-line 57-40 vote against McCain's $421 billion plan came Thursday as a group of moderate Democrats and Republicans struggled to cut up to $100 billion from Obama's version.
  • Google is broken / hacked -- all links are marked unsafe

    01/31/2009 6:48:02 AM PST · by dayglored · 139 replies · 6,273+ views
    Google Search ^ | 1/30/2009 | (none)
    Every result from Google for the past few minutes has been marked unsafe ("This site may harm your computer."), and you can't click through on them.
  • Oct. 22 airpower summary: B-1B bombs bad bikers

    10/24/2008 9:02:38 AM PDT · by Excuse_My_Bellicosity · 7 replies · 725+ views
    Air Force Link ^ | 10/23/2008 | AFNS Staff
    10/23/2008 - SOUTHWEST ASIA (AFNS) -- Coalition airpower integrated with coalition ground forces in Iraq and the International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan during operations Oct. 22, according to Combined Air and Space Operations Center officials here. In Afghanistan, an Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt II fired cannon rounds onto anti-Afghan forces in the open in the vicinity of Orgun-E. The mission was confirmed a success by the on-scene joint terminal attack controllers. In the vicinity of Morghab, an Air Force B-1B Lancer dropped guided bomb unit-31s and GBU-38s onto a group of enemy fighters on motorcycles firing against coalition forces....
  • Obama blasts Bush over 'Nazi' comments (Bush invokes Nazis in apparent hit on Obama)

    05/15/2008 9:32:18 AM PDT · by F15Eagle · 112 replies · 227+ views
    MSNBC.Com ^ | 05/15/2008 | MSNBC staff and news service reports
    WASHINGTON - Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama accused President Bush on Thursday of launching a "false political attack" with a comment about appeasing terrorists and radicals. The Illinois senator interpreted the remark as a slam against him but the White House denied that Bush's words were in any way directed at Obama, who has said as president he would be willing to personally meet with Iran's leaders and those of other regimes the United States has deemed rogue. In a speech to Israel's Knesset, Bush said: "Some seem to believe that we should negotiate with the terrorists and radicals, as...
  • here's a nice pic of hillary for you guys.

    02/27/2008 4:36:27 PM PST · by MetalHeadConservative35 · 32 replies · 244+ views
    Freerepublic.com ^ | 2/27/2008 | D
  • (Video)Fred Thompson Rips Huckabee Apart

    01/10/2008 9:13:54 PM PST · by Jay777 · 171 replies · 757+ views
    Stop the ACLU ^ | 11-Jan-08 | Jay777
    Thompson exposes Huckabee as the liberal he is!
  • CORRECTED: Coalition forces kill al-Qaeda in Iraq leader (Baghdad)

    01/04/2008 9:16:50 AM PST · by Excuse_My_Bellicosity · 23 replies · 129+ views
    Multi-National Force, Iraq ^ | January 3, 2008 | MULTI-NATIONAL FORCE-IRAQ
    Press Release A080103c January 3, 2008 Coalition forces kill al-Qaeda in Iraq leader (Baghdad) BAGHDAD, Iraq – Coalition forces killed a terrorist leader and two other terrorists during operations on December 27 to disrupt al-Qaeda in Iraq networks operating near the capital city. During the operation, Coalition forces targeted Muhammad Khalil Ibrahim, the deputy military leader for the al-Qaeda in Iraq network operating south of Baghdad. Ibrahim was a key planner in numerous attacks against Coalition forces operating in the Mahmudiyah area, and was also involved in the facilitation of foreign terrorists and weapons. Also, Ibrahim and other senior al-Qaeda...
  • F-16s destroy insurgent mortar team

    11/18/2007 8:31:25 AM PST · by Excuse_My_Bellicosity · 55 replies · 201+ views
    2nd BCT, 3rd Infantry Divison Public Affairs via F-16.net ^ | November 17, 2007 | Sgt. Kevin Stabinsky
    November 17, 2007 (by Sgt. Kevin Stabinsky) - Two Air Force F-16s destroyed a mobile insurgent mortar team consisting of three al-Qaeda members, a mortar launcher and van Nov. 14 in Adwaniyah using Maverick laser-guided missiles. Paratroopers from 1st Squadron, 40th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, currently attached to the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, responded to an initial small arms fire engagement against a Concerned Local Citizens checkpoint in Adwaniyah. After driving the insurgents away, the Paratroopers performed an aerial reconnaissance of the surrounding areas. While conducting the scouting mission, Coalition aircraft...
  • Suicide bomber detonates upon discovery by CLCs (Muqdadiya)

    10/27/2007 12:56:48 PM PDT · by mdittmar · 14 replies · 168+ views
    Multi-National Corps – Iraq ^ | October 27, 2007 | Multi-National Corps – Iraq Public Affairs Office, Camp Victory
    MUQDADIYA, Iraq – Acting on a tip from a local citizen, a group of Concerned Local Citizens located a suicide bomber, who detonated himself upon discovery in Muqdadiya Oct. 26.The suicide bomber, who was believed to be targeting a populated area, detonated as soon as the CLC group entered the house he was located in, causing it to collapse. The collapse wounded one CLC and a suspected extremist who was in the house with the suicide bomber.“Today’s discovery is a sure sign the population continues to grow tired of al- Qaeda’s barbaric acts,” said Col. David W. Sutherland, commander of...
  • Dad's tattoo Dumble-Doh!

    10/25/2007 3:30:42 AM PDT · by Daffynition · 54 replies · 353+ views
    Queensland Newspapers ^ | October 24, 2007 | Tom Wells of The Sun
    PROUD Paul Croft got a tattoo of Harry Potter wizard Albus Dumbledore on his back but is now being teased by pals after he was outed as gay. Proud Paul, 36, spent a year having the Hogwarts headmaster etched into his skin as a surprise for his five kids. But the factory worker has been the butt of jokes ever since Harry Potter author JK Rowling revealed last week that Dumbledore was in love with a fellow male sorcerer. Paul, of Nottingham, moaned yesterday: "It's been terrible. I've always liked Dumbledore - just not in that way.
  • U.S. helicopters kill 4 suspects in Iraq

    06/17/2007 10:25:59 AM PDT · by csvset · 11 replies · 416+ views
    Yahoo ^ | Jun 17 2007 | Ap/Yahoo
    U.S. attack helicopters killed four suspects and wounded three in operations south of Baghdad, the military said Sunday.The aircraft were operating in support of Iraqi army soldiers on the ground, who were engaged by insurgents, the U.S. military said in a statement. The incident took place Friday, it said. Suspected militants fired on the helicopters as they swooped in, then ran into a nearby structure, the statement said. One of the helicopters fired on the building, destroying it.Afterward, Iraqi soldiers found three sniper rifles, multiple hand grenades and black masks scattered amid the ruins of the building, the military said.Elsewhere,...
  • May 27 Airpower Summary: Strike Eagles Provide Close-Air-Support Missions [Strafed the enemy!!!]

    05/29/2007 4:25:42 PM PDT · by Excuse_My_Bellicosity · 6 replies · 415+ views
    Air Force Link ^ | 5/28/2007 | staff
    5/28/2007 - SOUTHWEST ASIA -- Coalition airpower supported coalition ground forces in Iraq and the International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan in the following operations May 27, according to Combined Air and Space Operations Center officials here. In Afghanistan, a U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagle fired cannon rounds at insurgents hiding in a treeline near Sangin. The aircrews were tasked to strafe the area after a coalition convoy took small arms fire. The F-15 also dropped a guided bomb unit-38 on an insurgent building in the area. Joint terminal attack controllers confirmed both engagements as successful. F-15s also watched...
  • Air Force combat airpower helps turn tide in decisive Battle of An Najaf

    02/05/2007 11:01:21 AM PST · by Excuse_My_Bellicosity · 7 replies · 981+ views
    Air Force Link ^ | 2/4/2007 | Tech. Sgt. Jennifer Gregoire
    2/4/2007 - BALAD AIR BASE, Iraq (AFNEWS) -- More than 200 enemy insurgents were killed and 100 gunmen captured near An Najaf Jan. 28 with 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing providing close-air support in the joint, combined effort to route the enemy in battle. After insurgents attacked ground forces with small arms fire and rocket-propelled grenades, 332nd F-16 Fighting Falcons and A-10 Thunderbolt IIs answered the call for support dropping more than 3.5 tons of precision munitions and expending 2,300 rounds of 20mm and 30mm cannon fire in an area of about five square miles. F-16 from the 510th Expeditionary Fighter...
  • AIRSTRIKE TARGETS SENIOR AL QAIDA LEADERS NEAR ARAB JABOUR

    02/03/2007 2:58:14 PM PST · by Excuse_My_Bellicosity · 12 replies · 691+ views
    Multi-National Force, Iraq ^ | Feb 2, 2007 | COMBINED PRESS INFORMATION CENTER
    Release A070202b BAGHDAD, IRAQ – Coalition Forces targeted the leadership of an al-Qaida in Iraq related vehicle-borne improvised explosives devices network Friday during an airstrike operation near Arab Jabour. Intelligence reports indicated that this network is responsible for a large and devastating number of VBIED attacks in the Baghdad area. They are also responsible for IED and sniper attacks conducted against the Iraqi people and Iraqi and Coalition Forces. Coalition Forces believe that key terrorist leaders were killed during the airstrike. Results are still being assessed at this time. It is believed that several members of the VBIED cell, in...
  • U.S., Iraqi forces kill 300 militants in Najaf (300-350 terrorists dead)

    01/28/2007 11:01:41 PM PST · by jmc1969 · 73 replies · 2,261+ views
    Reuters ^ | January 29 2007
    U.S. and Iraqi forces killed some 300 gunmen from an apocalyptic Muslim cult in a day-long battle involving U.S. tanks and aircraft near the Shi'ite holy city of Najaf, Iraqi police, army and political sources said. The U.S. military said on Monday it was an ongoing operation so it could not provide any details. An Iraqi army source said U.S. forces took control of the operation on Sunday and had continued bombing the area until well after dawn on Monday. Two Americans were killed, the U.S. military said on Sunday, when an attack helicopter went down during the battle that...
  • U.S., Iraqi forces kill 250 militants in Najaf

    01/28/2007 11:06:07 AM PST · by cgk · 480 replies · 17,187+ views
    Reuters ^ | 1-28-07 | Reuters
  • Man gives finger to sheriff, crashes car

    01/26/2007 2:38:37 PM PST · by Past Your Eyes · 36 replies · 1,156+ views
    Charleston Daily Mail ^ | January 26, 2007 | Matthew Thompson
    Police said they arrested a South Charleston man for driving under the influence after he flipped his middle finger at Kanawha County Sheriff Mike Rutherford and then crashed his car. Glenn Harold Vickers, 53, was arrested Thursday night near the Microtel Inn off the Montrose Drive exit in South Charleston. Rutherford said Vickers took the exit and as he did, he extended his middle finger toward the sheriff. Vickers then crashed the right side of his station wagon along the exit's guardrail, Rutherford said.
  • Shi’a mosque destroyed in explosion

    01/21/2007 7:26:18 AM PST · by Excuse_My_Bellicosity · 22 replies · 784+ views
    Multi-National Force, Iraq ^ | Sunday, 21 January 2007 | MASTER SGT. DAVID LARSEN
    BAGHDAD – Multi-National Division - Baghdad Soldiers responded to an explosion northwest of the Iraqi capital Jan. 19, finding a mosque leveled. Elements of 1st Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division responded to the location of the Al-Haja Mosque in the Saba al-Bor region after hearing an explosion and receiving a phoned-in tip from a resident stating the mosque was destroyed. Upon arrival, the unit searched the remains and area surrounding the mosque, reporting no casualties. No Iraqi security forces were on site for the initial search. The cause of the explosion is currently unknown....
  • IA, CF shut down terrorist group ‘The Council’

    01/17/2007 8:58:56 PM PST · by Excuse_My_Bellicosity · 2 replies · 188+ views
    Multi-National Force, Iraq ^ | Thursday, 18 January 2007 | Public Affairs Office, Camp Victory
    BALAD RUZ, Iraq – After a nine-day operation in the Turki Village area, soldiers from 1st Brigade, 5th Iraqi Army, together with 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, defeated “The Council,” a known terrorist group which has historically targeted families and tribes with violence throughout the region. Coalition Forces continue to maintain a presence to further the peace and stability of the area. “The group, made up of former Ba’ath Regime members, Al Qaeda and Sunni extremists, refused to participate in any political dialogue and preferred attacking innocent civilians in the Diyala province, killing as many as 39 civilians...
  • Four terrorists killed; two IED buildings destroyed

    12/29/2006 8:08:34 AM PST · by Excuse_My_Bellicosity · 3 replies · 414+ views
    MULTI-NATIONAL FORCE-IRAQ ^ | Friday, 29 December 2006 | COMBINED PRESS INFORMATION CENTER
    PRESS RELEASE A061229a December 29, 2006 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – FOUR TERRORISTS KILLED; TWO IED BUILDINGS DESTROYED BAGHDAD, Iraq – Coalition Forces killed four terrorists and destroyed two buildings along with nearby cache sites containing improvised explosive device equipment during a raid Friday morning in Thar Thar. Intelligence reports indicated IEDs were being produced in the targeted buildings. Upon entering the first building, Coalition Forces were engaged by armed terrorists. Coalition Forces returned fire killing four terrorists. While searching the targeted buildings and surrounding area, ground forces found a significant cache consisting a large amount of IED making material to...
  • Insurgents killed attempting to emplace IEDs

    12/18/2006 2:40:21 PM PST · by Excuse_My_Bellicosity · 27 replies · 1,074+ views
    Multi-National Force, Iraq ^ | Dec. 16, 2006 | Public Affairs Office, Camp Victory
    FALLUJAH, Iraq -- An estimated four insurgents were killed by aviation fire after precision munitions were employed to destroy a bongo truck used to transport improvised explosive devices Friday south of Fallujah. Marines assigned to Regimental Combat Team 5 observed insurgents excavating IED-making material from the side of a road and loading it into a bongo truck. The truck then proceeded to another location where the insurgents began emplacing the IEDs. The Marines established positive identification of the insurgents, ensured no civilians were in the vicinity and destroyed the truck with precision munitions. The insurgents were killed by direct fire....
  • Iraqi Army coordinates for air support to kill terrorists near Balad

    12/18/2006 2:36:50 PM PST · by Excuse_My_Bellicosity · 7 replies · 472+ views
    Multi-National Force, Iraq ^ | Dec. 18, 2006 | Public Affairs Office, Camp Victory
    TIKRIT, Iraq – Iraqi Army soldiers from 1st Battalion, 5th Iraqi Army Division, with support from Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division, called in an air strike on a house harboring eight terrorists after receiving small-arms fire from the house Thursday while they were on patrol east of Balad. Coalition Forces called for air support after small-arms fire from the house wounded three Iraqi soldiers. After receiving clearance, an F-15E dropped a guided bomb on the house, partially demolishing it. However, IA continued to receive small-arms fire. Terrorists were observed going into the house. An...
  • Coalition Forces kill 11 insurgents in Ramadi [Most killed by tank rounds]

    11/14/2006 7:50:46 PM PST · by Excuse_My_Bellicosity · 19 replies · 600+ views
    Multi-National Force, Iraq ^ | Nov. 14, 2006 | MULTINATIONAL FORCE – WEST, PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICER
    On Nov. 13, Coalition Forces observed a small number of insurgents emplacing an improvised explosive device. The insurgents were engaged by Coalition Forces with small arms fire, killing two. The three remaining insurgents returned to the emplacement site and Coalition Forces fired one tank main gun round, killing all three insurgents. There were secondary explosions, and the remains of the IED continued to burn for about an hour. Following an IED attack on a Coalition Vehicle four hours later in the same vicinity, four insurgents were killed after they attempted to take mission essential equipment from the vehicle. Two of...
  • IA soldiers detain high-value target [Terrorist Attack Repelled, 30 Terrorists Killed]

    10/08/2006 5:07:31 AM PDT · by Excuse_My_Bellicosity · 7 replies · 430+ views
    Multi-National Force, Iraq ^ | Sunday, 08 October 2006 | Public Affairs Office, Camp Victory
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE RELEASE No. 20061008-02 Oct. 8, 2006 IA soldiers detain high-value target 30 terrorists killed during combined operation in Diwaniyah Multi-National Division – Baghdad PAO BAGHDAD – Iraqi Army and Multi-National Division – Baghdad Soldiers killed approximately 30 terrorists and detained a high-value target after a terrorist attack today in Diwaniyah, south of Baghdad. Iraqi Army soldiers from 1st Battalion, 1st Brigade, 8th Iraqi Army Division, supported by MND-B Soldiers from Company D, 2nd Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, were conducting a combined combat patrol to detain a high-value target when their...
  • Iraqi Police Stop Suicide Bomber

    09/22/2006 2:46:24 PM PDT · by Excuse_My_Bellicosity · 16 replies · 441+ views
    Multi-National Force, Iraq ^ | Friday, 22 September 2006 | Public Affairs Office, Camp Victory
    BAGHDAD – Iraqi police near the northern city of Tal Afar prevented a suicide bomber from killing innocent civilians Thursday by engaging with small arms fire, causing his vest to detonate. The suspicious individual approached the checkpoint near the Al-Qadisiyah neighborhood and did not comply with the police’s repeated warnings to stop approaching. As the police began to fire at the suicide bomber, the vest detonated, killing the individual. The police actions thwarted the attack and there were no injuries to innocent civilians or Iraqi Security Forces. -30- FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT MULTI-NATIONAL CORPS-IRAQ, PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICE BY E-MAIL AT...
  • Robber foiled by beauty school women

    09/12/2006 8:41:32 PM PDT · by LouAvul · 38 replies · 1,423+ views
    KTHV ^ | 9/12/06
    Bad guy gets justice
  • Strikes Continue; ISAF Air Component Commander Visits Big E [Taliban Getting the Smackdown]

    09/11/2006 5:16:53 PM PDT · by Excuse_My_Bellicosity · 1 replies · 452+ views
    Navy Newsstand ^ | 9/11/2006 12:59:00 PM | USS Enterprise Public Affairs
    ABOARD USS ENTERPRISE, At sea (NNS) -- Aircraft assigned to Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 1 stationed aboard USS Enterprise (Big E) (CVN 65) provided their busiest day of support to International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) troops on the ground as part of Operations Medusa and Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan, Sept. 8. According to Capt. Mark Wralstad, CVW-1 commander, the air wing’s success is the result of great teamwork and coordination between the CVW-1/Enterprise team and the ISAF forces on the ground. “In an operation like Enduring Freedom, it is critical to be able to provide exactly what the ground forces...
  • Coalition forces deliver precision munitions in response to insurgent fire

    09/11/2006 5:05:41 PM PDT · by Excuse_My_Bellicosity · 6 replies · 421+ views
    Multi-National Force, Iraq ^ | Monday, 11 September 2006 | PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICER FOR MULTINATIONAL FORCE - WEST
    RELEASE No. 20060911-02 CAMP FALLUJAH, Iraq – In response to insurgent small arms fire, Coalition forces delivered air precision munitions on the houses used by insurgents for the attack west of Habbaniyah today. The medical evacuation helicopters took enemy fire during the evacuation of a wounded servicemember. The medical evacuation was successfully completed. -30- TEXT PROVIDED BY THE PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICER FOR MULTINATIONAL FORCE - WEST. For more information, contact mnfwcepaowo@cemnf-wiraq.usmc.mil.This email address is being protected from spam bots, you need Javascript enabled to view it
  • U.S. Soldiers kill insurgent and wound another

    09/07/2006 4:45:05 PM PDT · by Excuse_My_Bellicosity · 9 replies · 501+ views
    Multi-National Force, Iraq ^ | Thursday, 07 September 2006 | MULTI-NATIONAL CORPS-IRAQ
    RELEASE No. 20060907-05 TIKRIT, Iraq – U.S. Soldiers killed one insurgent and wounded another near Hawija in the Kirkuk province of Iraq, Thursday. The Soldiers, from 2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, spotted the insurgents placing a roadside improvised explosive device and engaged them with small arms fire. An explosive ordinance disposal team was sent to the site and found a mortar round next to the insurgents’ vehicle. -30- FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT MULTI-NATIONAL CORPS-IRAQ, PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICE BY E-MAIL AT MNCI-PAO-VictoryMainJOC@iraq.centcom.milThis email address is being protected from spam bots, you need Javascript enabled...
  • Contractors weigh in on new immigration bill

    09/07/2006 9:06:20 AM PDT · by Dane · 150 replies · 1,844+ views
    Glenwood Springs Post Independent, CO ^ | September 4, 2006 | Donna Gray
    Colorado's new immigration laws are starting to cause a stir among businessmen in the valley. For contractor Mark Gould one bill in particular could mean the loss of about a quarter of his workforce. Since House Bill 1343 took effect Aug. 7, Gould is now required to certify that he has no illegal workers on his payroll. The law applies to contractors working on projects for cities, counties, school districts and other governmental agencies. According to the law, new workers must be checked through a Pilot Program, which is under the jurisdiction of the Department of Homeland Security. The program...
  • Air strike near Ramadi kills terrorists

    09/06/2006 5:14:14 PM PDT · by SandRat · 59 replies · 1,365+ views
    Watch Air Strike VideoDepartment of Defense photo. BAGHDAD -- An air strike near Ramadi on Saturday killed six terrorists who had fired mortars at civilians there. Maj. Gen. William B. Caldwell IV, Multi-National Force - Iraq senior spokesman, said that Coalition aircraft saw the terrorists loading a mortar tube into a white sedan near a known terrorist safe house.The Coalition aircraft continued to watch as the terrorists dug up munitions from a weapons cache and then fired four mortars at Iraqi civilians Saturday morning. The men then drove the vehicle to another secluded area. Coalition forces, determining that striking...
  • USS Enterprise Aircraft Destroy Taliban Targets in Afghanistan

    09/05/2006 2:54:19 PM PDT · by Excuse_My_Bellicosity · 28 replies · 970+ views
    Navy Newsstand ^ | 9/5/2006 2:19:00 PM | USS Enterprise Public Affairs
    Story Number: NNS060905-09 Release Date: 9/5/2006 2:19:00 PM USS ENTERPRISE, At Sea (NNS) -- Aircraft assigned to Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 1 stationed aboard USS Enterprise (CVN 65) provided support to International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) troops on the ground as part of Operation Medusa in Afghanistan that began Sept. 3. In concert with coalition air forces, F/A-18C Hornets from the “Sidewinders” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 86, based in Beaufort, S.C., conducted precision strikes on a known Taliban position near Kandahar. The “Sidewinders” joined other coalition and Enterprise-based aircraft that have conducted strikes in southern Afghanistan in support of...
  • Suicide bomber captured in Ar Ramadi

    08/22/2006 8:23:29 PM PDT · by Excuse_My_Bellicosity · 8 replies · 585+ views
    Multi-National Force, Iraq ^ | Tuesday, 22 August 2006 | COMBINED PRESS INFORMATION CENTER
    BAGHDAD – An early morning raid Aug. 20 in Ar Ramadi targeting a Saudi Arabian al-Qaida member who was actively conducting terrorist activities in Iraq resulted in one enemy killed and 14 detained. A subsequent search of the target area led to the discovery of one suicide vest, multiple small arms, and a vehicle rigged as a car bomb that was destroyed on site. Credible and compelling intelligence indicated the Saudi al-Qaida member, also known for previous terrorist activity in Afghanistan and Chechnya, was harboring men preparing for suicide operations and was expecting more terrorists at his location to engage...
  • MND-B Soldiers kill terrorist digging IED position

    08/03/2006 6:54:11 PM PDT · by Excuse_My_Bellicosity · 16 replies · 811+ views
    Multi-National Force, Iraq ^ | August 3, 2006 | Public Affairs Office, Camp Victory
    BAGHDAD – Multi-National Division – Baghdad Soldiers engaged and killed a terrorist suspected of implanting an improvised-explosive device on the side of a road north of Baghdad Tuesday night. Soldiers from Company A, 7th Squadron, 10th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, spotted the suspect digging a hole after curfew on the side of a road where IEDs are frequently placed. Upon identifying the Soldiers, the man fled into a nearby tree line, and the Soldiers decided to wait for the man to return. When the Soldiers noticed the man return to the road to continue digging,...
  • Bill Press gets taken in by Lovenstein IQ hoax

    07/25/2006 1:02:53 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 186 replies · 7,803+ views
    billpresssshow.com ^ | July 18, 2006 | Bill Press
    From the page of Bill Press' podcast website: July 18, 2006 Parting Shot Nate wrote this at 8:56 am: In six years in the White House, George W. Bush has screwed up so many things, you have to wonder: Is he unlucky or incompetent? Well, now we know. Thanks to the Lovenstein Institute of Scranton, Pennsylvania, which just released a study of the IQ of twelve American presidents, over the last 50 years. And the results are – well, not surprising. The average IQ of six Republican presidents – Eisenhower, Nixon, Ford, Reagan, Bush 41, and Bush 43 – was...
  • Coalition forces conduct raid near Bayji [New Terror Leader Killed]

    07/25/2006 7:44:44 PM PDT · by Excuse_My_Bellicosity · 15 replies · 515+ views
    Multi-National Force, Iraq ^ | Tuesday, 25 July 2006 | COMBINED PRESS INFORMATION CENTER
    BAGHDAD, Iraq – Coalition forces killed a senior local leader for al-Qaida in Iraq and captured three suspected terrorists during a raid in the vicinity of Bayji Tuesday morning. The raid successfully targeted the newly-appointed al Qaida in Iraq leader of Bayji, who was reportedly a foreign terrorist. The targeted terrorist was suspected of being a member a local Mujahidin Shura Council for the Bayji area also. The ground troops encountered an improvised explosive device (IED) in route to the target, but the effect was insignificant to the operation. The terrorist leader fled the scene when security forces arrived at...
  • F-16 strafes, kills terrorist

    07/20/2006 7:57:08 PM PDT · by Excuse_My_Bellicosity · 67 replies · 2,002+ views
    Multi-National Force, Iraq ^ | Thursday, 20 July 2006 | American Forces Press Service
    BAQUBAH – A U.S. Air Force F-16 fighter, providing nontraditional intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance support to Coalition ground forces, killed a member of an improvised explosive device cell and identified an IED emplacement Wednesday near Baqubah, U.S. Central Command Air Forces officials reported. The F-16 identified three possible IED emplacers and passed the information to ground forces. Ground unit personnel positively identified the terrorists and requested the F-16 engage the hostile forces. The F-16 strafed the terrorists, killing one and ending the engagement. Coalition aircraft, operationally controlled by U.S. Central Command Air Forces from Southwest Asia bases, provide a constant...
  • Israeli Warplanes Strike Beirut (Good Morning, Lebanon)

    07/13/2006 5:58:02 PM PDT · by Lunatic Fringe · 146 replies · 8,321+ views
    BEIRUT, Lebanon (AP) Witnesses report that Israeli warplanes early Friday attacked targets in Hezbollah stronghold in Beirut.
  • WE LOST THE (IMMIGRATION)REFERENDUM

    06/28/2006 1:45:44 PM PDT · by Dane · 290 replies · 4,046+ views
    Lonsberry.com ^ | 6/28/06 | Bob Lonsberry
    WE LOST THE REFERENDUM It was a landslide. They had that referendum on illegal immigration yesterday and the answer was clear. People don’t care. I’m not saying that as a criticism, or as accusation, but as an observation. If yesterday’s Republican Primary in Utah’s third congressional district was a test of the country’s sentiment on illegal immigration, it is unarguably clear that people aren’t that bothered by it. At least they’re not in Utah. Congressman Chris Cannon pounded the living snot out of challenger John Jacob. It wasn’t even close. John Jacob lost in every county, jurisdiction and precinct. At...
  • Al Franken gets burned on Imus.

    06/17/2006 5:31:39 PM PDT · by Dawnsblood · 23 replies · 1,264+ views
    You Tube ^ | Recent | Imus
    Al didn't like it.
  • Hi - I'm new here and like to post random items I receive in email, please don't ZOT me.

    06/10/2006 4:25:12 PM PDT · by concernedcitizenusa · 95 replies · 6,860+ views
    snopes ^ | 6-10-2006 | ConcernedCitizenUSA
    THESE ARE THE SENATORS WHO VOTED TO GIVE SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS TO ILLEGAL ALIENS REGARDLESS OF POLITICAL PARTY, THESE POLITICIANS NEED TO BE DEFEATED IN 2006, 2008 OR 2010, WHENEVER THEY NEXT COME UP FOR OFFICE. SEND THIS TO EVERYONE YOU KNOW; THE ENTIRE POPULATION OF THE UNITED STATES NEEDS TO KNOW THIS INFORMATION -- THAT IS, UNLESS THEY DO NOT MIND SHARING THEIR SOCIAL SECURITY WITH FOREIGN WORKERS WHO NEVER PAID INTO IT AND AMERICAN CITIZENS ARE BEING LEFT OUT. Grouped by Home State Alabama: Alaska: Stevens (R-AK), Yea Arizona: McCain (R-AZ), Yea Arkansas: Lincoln (D-AR), Yea Pryor (D-AR),...
  • Air Force Space Command was crucial in Zarqawi hit

    06/10/2006 9:04:45 AM PDT · by Excuse_My_Bellicosity · 23 replies · 886+ views
    USAF Space Command via Spaceflight Now ^ | June 9, 2006 | USAF Space Command
    Air Force Space Command delivered space combat effects for the precision strike that resulted in the death of terrorist leader Abu Musab Al-Zarqawi, head of al-Qaeda in Iraq. A Global Positioning System-aided GBU-38 Joint Direct Attack Munition was one of the two munitions used in the bombing of Zarqawi's last safe house. "Once again, GPS-aided munitions played a significant role in the success of an important operation," said Brig. Gen. Donald Alston, Director of Air and Space Operations, AFSPC. "When you're after an elusive, high-value target, you've got to make every shot count." General Alston, who recently returned from Iraq...