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  • Earthquake in Phoenix Area

    11/01/2015 10:31:14 PM PST · by Jeff Chandler · 31 replies
    Small one, didn't last very long.
  • Anti-Muslim Protests Nationwide:'Global Rally For Humanity' Calls On Demonstrations

    10/01/2015 12:53:55 PM PDT · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 22 replies
    International Business Times ^ | 9/30/2015 | Michael Kaplan
    An anti-Islam group has called on "patriots" to hold demonstrations in front of mosques across the country in October. Responding to the call, protests organized under the name "Global Rally For Humanity" have already been scheduled for Oct. 9 and 10 in at least 20 locations, including Charleston, South Carolina; Atlanta; Dearborn, Michigan; and Phoenix, Imagine 2050 reported Tuesday. Some of the organizers have encouraged demonstrators to leave their weapons at home, while others have encouraged participants to utilize their right to bear arms, the website said. “As this invasion of Muslim colonization continues unchecked on American soil, we can...
  • ISIS releases ‘Kill List’ of US cities

    09/20/2015 7:17:47 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 173 replies
    News Near You ^ | September 20, 2015
    The Pentagon has responded to a globally-released ‘Kill List’, asking law enforcement to give extra protection for military personnel whose personal information was released,News Channel 10 reports. CBS News national security correspondent David Martin reports the Pentagon spent the weekend notifying the soldiers who appeared on the list, and urged city police departments and military police to increase patrol in the neighborhoods where the targeted live. The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) published the list days ago, a report that contained names, photos, and home addresses of U.S. Armed Forces personnel, causing alarm in cities potentially at high-risk....
  • Governor Doug Ducey: Suspect arrested in Phoenix freeway shootings

    09/18/2015 7:47:49 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 79 replies ^ | 9/18/15 | staff
    Arizona Governor Doug Ducey says the the suspect in the Phoenix freeway shootings has been caught. The Arizona Department of Public Safety will hold a press conference at 9 p.m. regarding the arrest. You can watch it LIVE on and ABC15 Mobile. BREAKING: We got him! DPS SWAT team is in custody of the individual suspected of I-10 shootings. Apprehended moments ago. — Doug Ducey (@dougducey) September 19, 2015
  • Phoenix Moms Demand Action Event Crashed by Second Amendment Supporters

    09/16/2015 10:57:42 AM PDT · by marktwain · 9 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 14 September, 2015 | Dean Weingarten
    Thursday, September 10th, the Moms Demand Action organization, held a rally in Phoenix.  A little over 20 people showed up.  At least three people present were Second Amendment supporters. Two of the Second Amendment supporters carried large signs that made the rally appear to be in support of the Second Amendment. Dr. Peter Steinmetz was one of the Second Amendment supporters that was present.  He reports: One of the leaders initially asked us “respectfully, to please go across the street and demonstrate there”. I noted that this appeared to be a public street and that we were there to support...
  • 10 shootings in 11 days along busy stretch of Phoenix highway

    09/10/2015 4:49:29 AM PDT · by Kartographer · 26 replies
    CNN ^ | 9/10/15 | Greg Botelho
    Ten shootings, 11 days, all along one small, busy stretch of Interstate-10 through downtown Phoenix. And no suspects, and no end in sight -- yet. Fresh off another shooting Wednesday, the head of the Arizona Department of Public Safety called ending this spree "job one" for his and partner agencies. But to do so, he said, the public may need to help. "Somebody is very aware of who this is," Col. Frank Milstead said. "... There should be no benevolence for this person, or apathy. This is a cold-blooded crime. This person is a coward."
  • AZ Sheriff Paul Babeu: Drug Cartels With AK-47s Control American Soil 30 Miles from Phoenix

    08/21/2015 10:14:47 AM PDT · by george76 · 59 replies
    Breitbart News Network ^ | 20 Aug 2015 | Pam Key
    Pinal Co., AZ Sheriff Paul Babeu said drug cartels armed with AK-47’s “control many areas on American soil” noting that they are only 30 miles from Phoenix. Babeu detailed touring the border yesterday with Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson and said, “We flew him in our helicopter, showed him the drug smuggling routes, the actual caves—these cartel scouts live on top of mountains, 30 days at a time. And how on mountain top to mountain top, over a 50-mile swath of land, and this is only 30 miles from Phoenix.” This is literally an unsecured border. We have cartels that...
  • Martin O'Malley 'like a disgusting, little, weak, pathetic baby' says Trump

    08/21/2015 12:47:58 PM PDT · by dennisw · 31 replies
    DailyMail ^ | 21 August 2015 | Francesca Chambers, White House Correspondent
    Martin O'Malley apologized to Black Lives Matter protesters 'like a disgusting, little, weak, pathetic baby' says Trump - Democrat's campaign blasts billionaire's insult as 'hate' speech O'Malley 'apologized like a little baby. Llike a disgusting, little, weak, pathetic baby,' Trump said, 'And that’s the problem with our country' A spokeswoman for O'Malley called the insults 'hate speech' in a statement and said her candidate wouldn't be a part of Trump's 'race to the bottom' Incident occurred during progressives' central gathering, Netroots, in mid-July; O'Malley said, 'Black lives matter. White lives matter. All lives matter' Donald Trump says Democratic presidential candidate...

    08/08/2015 9:51:56 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 102 replies
    Bernie Sanders was forced to exit the stage of his own rally in Seattle by Black Lives Matter agitators. They would also disrupted Sanders and Martin O'Malley during their appearance at the Netroots Convention in Phoenix last month and cut considerably into their speaking time. SNIP Could Taibbi please tell me exactly how many Republican presidential candidates have been forced off the stage of their own rallies? SNIP
  • McCain: Senate transportation bill would provide long-term certainty

    08/05/2015 10:10:02 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 12 replies
    The Arizona Capitol Times ^ | August 3, 2015 | John McCain
    Few things are as essential to economic growth and development as our nation’s roads. In a state as expansive as Arizona, riders understand the importance of having sound infrastructure, especially when it fails, as it did with the recent bridge collapse on I-10 in California not far from the Arizona border that continues to impact travelers across our state and region. Throughout history, providing for our nation’s infrastructure has been a central priority for both political parties. And, since President Dwight Eisenhower created the Interstate Highway System in 1956, our roads and bridges have served as the backbone to our...
  • Assailant in Garland, Texas, attack bought gun in 2010 under Fast and Furious operation

    08/01/2015 5:08:21 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 9 replies
    LA Times via The Chicago Tribune ^ | 08/01/2015 | Richard A. Serrano
    Five years before he was shot to death in the failed terrorist attack in Garland, Texas, Nadir Soofi walked into a suburban Phoenix gun shop to buy a 9-millimeter pistol.At the time, Lone Wolf Trading Co. was known among gun smugglers for selling illegal firearms. And with Soofi's history of misdemeanor drug and assault charges, there was a chance his purchase might raise red flags in the federal screening process.Inside the store, he fudged some facts on the form required of would-be gun buyers.What Soofi could not have known was that Lone Wolf was at the center of a federal...
  • Meat of the Matter: Long-predicted water crisis is here

    07/26/2015 8:30:49 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 23 replies
    Drovers Cattle Network ^ | July 22, 2015 | Dan Murphy
    It’s not just producers and farmers who are getting hit with rising costs and growing shortages of water. When it comes to H2O, everyone better get prepared to pay more and get less. In its long history, water has never been more precious, more controversial, more expensive or more essential to agriculture and commerce than it is right now. A symbol of purity in cosmetic ads, a stand-in for quality in beer ads, the poster boy for violence and destruction during floods, hurricanes and tsunamis, water is currently so scarce out West that it threatens to decimate the nation’s most...
  • Bernie Sanders Draws Largest Crowd Yet In Phoenix

    07/19/2015 12:41:50 PM PDT · by South40 · 31 replies
    MSNBC ^ | 19 JUL 2015 | Nisha Chittal
    PHOENIX, Arizona – Bernie Sanders had his largest rally yet of his nascent campaign on Saturday night in Phoenix, Arizona. “We’ve had big turnouts in Wisconsin, in Iowa … but this is the biggest turnout yet!” Sanders said as he took the stage to begin his speech. “And some people say Arizona is a conservative state!” he said, receiving wild applause and cheers from the crowd. A campaign spokesperson confirmed that over 11,000 people attended the rally at Phoenix Convention Center, which the largest attendance number yet for a Sanders rally.
  • [AZ] cop illegally enters home, arrests naked woman: ‘I was in the shower! What is wrong with you?’

    07/17/2015 12:42:41 AM PDT · by Slings and Arrows · 69 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | July 16, 2015 | Meg Wagner
    An Arizona cop barged into a woman’s home while she was in the shower and handcuffed her as she stood naked and sopping wet, according to a lawsuit. Officer Doug Rose lectured an unclothed, sobbing Esmeralda Rossi in front of her daughter and told her he was in charge, even though she was in her own home. Even as an investigation determined that Rose illegally entered the home, the policeman managed to retire and start collecting his pension. -snip- “Don’t take the attitude with cops, because we don’t play,” Rose said. “When a cop shows up, you’re not the one...
  • Donald Trump event in Phoenix draws big crowds (now Sunday, Miss USA pageant on REELZ)

    07/12/2015 5:54:23 AM PDT · by Cringing Negativism Network · 9 replies
    ABC 15 Arizona ^ | 1:05 PM, Jul 11, 2015 | staff
    PHOENIX - The Phoenix Convention Center in downtown Phoenix was bustling Saturday with supporters and protesters of presidential candidate Donald Trump. The rally was supposed to take place at a Valley resort, but due to increasing popularity, it was switched to the much larger convention center. Trump spoke just after 3 p.m. in front of a sold-out crowd, some who were waiting outside since before sunrise.
  • LIVE: Donald Trump's #StandWithTrumpAZ Phoenix Event on Illegal Immigration

    07/12/2015 12:02:01 PM PDT · by yoe · 1 replies
    Streamed live on Jul 11, 2015 Video LIVE coverage of the #StandWithTrumpAZ event! GOP Presidential hopeful Donald Trump will give a speech on illegal immigration among other topics at The Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix, Arizona. Due to high ticket demand, Trump was forced to move the event from The Biltmore Resort. We will have live coverage inside and outside of the venue. From #StandWithTrumpAZ enthusiasts to #DumpTrump protesters.
  • DONALD TRUMP: LIVESTREAM NOW Donald Trump's Stand With Trump Phoenix, AZ

    07/11/2015 1:22:02 PM PDT · by · 1,059 replies
    LIVE coverage of the #StandWithTrumpAZ event! GOP Presidential hopeful Donald Trump will give a speech on illegal immigration among other topics at The Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix, Arizona. Due to high ticket demand, Trump was forced to move the event from The Biltmore Resort. We will have live coverage inside and outside of the venue.
  • Donald Trump's Full Speech Today In Phoenix

    07/11/2015 5:29:25 PM PDT · by JoeSeales · 129 replies
    YouTube ^ | 7-11-15 | Donald Trump
    For those who missed it, the full speech by Donald Trump today in Phoenix.
  • Demand to see Donald Trump in Phoenix off the charts

    Donald Trump’s appearance Saturday in Phoenix have sold out.
  • Trump Rally on youtube

    07/11/2015 9:14:36 AM PDT · by Signalman · 26 replies
    youtube ^ | 7/11/2012 | self
    The Trump rally in Phoenix sked for 2:00PM will be on youtube at posted link.
  • Event for Donald Trump in Phoenix Will Draw Thousands

    07/10/2015 11:49:09 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 30 replies
    NY Times ^ | 7/10/15 | Nicholas Fandos
    Donald J. Trump, the real estate mogul who has tied Republicans in knots in recent weeks with his comments on immigration, will roll into Phoenix on Saturday to address the issue again, just after the head of the Republican Party supposedly asked him to tone down his words on the issue. The planned speech is already attracting a storm of attention. Even as city leaders have asked Mr. Trump “to stage his hate-filled circus” elsewhere, ticket requests have been so high the campaign has moved the speech from the swank Arizona Biltmore hotel to the convention center downtown. “Mr. Trump...

    07/10/2015 2:03:47 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 40 replies
    Breitbart Big Government ^ | July 10,2015 | by ALEX SWOYER
    “Due to the overwhelming response for Saturday’s Rally in Phoenix, Arizona the venue has been changed to accommodate the thousands of people expected to attend and the event will now take place at the Phoenix Convention Center,” Trump’s press secretary Hope Hicks wrote in a press release. Also due to Trump’s growing support, he’s formed a South Carolina Steering Committee. In a press release Thursday, Trump’s campaign announced, “The rapidly growing list includes over 100 members from across the state and represents a cross-section of well-known fiscal and social conservatives.” Also on Thursday, the Trump campaign announced three Iowa Co-Chairs:...
  • What Clarence Thomas Can (Still) Teach George ‘Sulu’ Takei

    07/06/2015 10:08:04 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 7 replies
    SNIP That Takei’s first instinct was to deny the blackness of Clarence Thomas tells us much about the rancid racial essentialism of the left, which can’t get its head around minorities stepping out of ideological line. That aside, the left’s freak-out is so remarkable since what Thomas wrote represents American Founding 101. Where did Thomas get this outlandish notion of rights and dignity that exist prior to government? SNIP
  • What this young educated black female has to say about liberal racists

    You have to hear what this young black educated female has to say about the liberals and Democrats. Needless to say, I am very impressed by this young woman:
  • Beam Me Up Scotty. The funniest line in any news article this week.

    07/05/2015 8:11:28 PM PDT · by xzins · 122 replies
    Red State ^ | July 5th, 2015 | Erick Erickson
    Texas has a stockpile of gold. That gold is kept in New York City in an underground vault managed by HSBC. Texas has decided it wants all its gold back in Texas. Earlier this year, Governor Greg Abbott signed a law that had sailed through the Texas Legislature. It sets up a depository facility in Texas that will house all of Texas’s gold inside Texas. According to the Associated Press, Texas’s gold measures “about 20 square feet”. I’m thinking that should be cubic feet, but no matter. That’s not the best part. In examining how Texas might get its actual,...
  • Star Trek Icon Apologizes for Clarence Thomas 'Blackface' Slur

    07/04/2015 9:34:56 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 75 replies
    The Root ^ | July 4 2015 | LYNETTE HOLLOWAY
    George Takei called Thomas a "clown in blackface" following the justice's dissent in last week's landmark same-sex marriage ruling.Star Trek legend George Takei has apologized for calling Clarence Thomas a "clown in blackface" following the Supreme Court justice's dissent in last week's landmark same-sex marriage ruling, according to CNN. "I was still seething, and I referred to him as a 'clown in blackface' to suggest that he had abdicated and abandoned his heritage," Takei wrote Friday in a Facebook post. "This was not intended to be racist, but rather to evoke a history of racism in the theatrical arts. While...
  • Beam Me Up, Sulu

    07/04/2015 6:38:18 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 27 replies ^ | July 4,2015 | Steve Deace
    This 4th of July is as much a lamentation as a celebration. I’m not trying to rain on your parade but in a world where the Duke boys are the new KKK, as Captain Sulu gets to call Clarence Thomas a “clown in black face” while hiding behind a “LoveWins” hashtag, we have clearly lost our minds. But I’m sure George Takei will feel terrible about his mistake once the Star Trek DVDs and scale models of the Enterprise are taken off the shelves—faster than you can say “you will be made to care.” Wait, what’s that you say? Takei...
  • Joseph Sosa arrested for sex acts with 13-year-old, left her naked in the street Lauren Negrete

    07/03/2015 6:25:27 PM PDT · by smartyaz · 16 replies
    abc15 ^ | 7/1/15 | Lauren Negrete
    PHOENIX - A Phoenix man was arrested Tuesday for allegedly engaging in sexual acts with a 13-year-old girl and later leaving her in the street naked, according to court paperwork...After performing the acts, he told her to get out of his vehicle and left her naked in the street, according to paperwork. He reportedly drove off with her clothes, shoes and tablet.
  • George Takei: An Intellectually Honest Liberal in a Dishonest Tribe

    07/04/2015 5:28:26 AM PDT · by lifeofgrace · 68 replies ^ | 7/4/15 | Steve Berman
    The conservative world exploded in outrage over George Takei's blatantly racist remark calling Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas "a clown in blackface," but they all got this story wrong. Takei is a very rare bird: an intellectually honest liberal. I'm not going to cover in detail what Takei said and what Justice Thomas wrote.  You can read about it here, here, and here. To sum up, Justice Thomas wrote in his dissent on Obergefell v. Hodges (the gay marriage case, for those who have hid their heads in a bag for the last two weeks) that the government doesn't bestow dignity and humanity...
  • George Takei—too dumb to be a real racist

    07/04/2015 4:20:27 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 29 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 07/04/15 | Arthur Weinreb
    Just because Takei had the ability to memorize such great lines “Aye aye, captain,” does not mean he has any smarts. And, as far as intelligence in actors goes, Takei is no Ronald Reagan. He’s not even a Kim Kardashian As everyone who does not depend on the left wing mainstream media for news knows by now, actor and gay rights spokesman, George Takei, is not too pleased with what Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas wrote in his dissenting opinion in the gay marriage case, Obergefell v. Hodges. Of the only black justice on the Supreme Court of the United...
  • George Takei on Facebook: I owe Clarence Thomas an apology

    07/03/2015 6:27:34 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 90 replies
    Facebook ^ | 07/03/2015 | George Takei
    I owe an apology. On the eve of this Independence Day, I have a renewed sense of what this country stands for, and how I personally could help achieve it. The promise of equality and freedom is one that all of us have to work for, at all times. I know this as a survivor of the Japanese American internment, which each day drives me only to strive harder to help fulfill that promise for future generations. I recently was asked by a reporter about Justice Clarence Thomas’s dissent in the marriage equality cases, in which he wrote words that...
  • George Takei apologizes

    07/03/2015 3:12:51 PM PDT · by raccoonradio · 103 replies
    facebook ^ | 7/3/15 | George Takei
    I owe an apology. On the eve of Independence Day, I have a renewed sense of what this country stands for, and how I personally could help achieve it. The promise of equality and freedom is one that all of us have to work for, at all times. I know this as a survivor of the Japanese American internment, which each day drives me only to strive harder to help fulfill that promise for future generations. I recently was asked by a reporter about Justice Clarence Thomas’s dissent in the marriage equality cases, in which he wrote words that really...
  • Sulu doubles down: All I meant is that Clarence Thomas is a fake black who abandoned his heritage

    07/03/2015 10:26:25 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 72 replies
    Hotair ^ | 07/03/2015 | AllahPundit
    Oh. Well, my mistake then. Yesterday I thought he was saying something racist.What did this guy think his critics were accusing him of, if this is his “clarification”? A few fans have written wondering whether I intended to utter a racist remark by referring to Justice Thomas as a “clown in blackface.”“Blackface” is a lesser known theatrical term for a white actor who blackens his face to play a black buffoon. In traditional theater lingo, and in my view and intent, that is not racist. It is instead part of a racist history in this country.I feel Justice Thomas...
  • Bad news from Mr. Sulu: Clarence Thomas is a “clown in blackface”

    07/02/2015 4:33:00 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 59 replies
    Hot ^ | July 2, 2015 | ALLAHPUNDIT
    Via the Free Beacon, I think it was Dan McLaughlin of Red State who tweeted after last week’s SSM decision was released, “Now the contest begins to see who’ll be the angriest winner.” His point was that, for a movement that’s been unstoppable culturally over the past 10 years, there’s a curiously strong impulse towards nastiness in some lefties’ reaction to each new victory. With this remark from George Takei, I think it’s safe to say the contest is now over. Takei’s overreacting to a point Thomas made in response to Kennedy’s idea that state recognition of gay marriage is...
  • George Takei's Racist Rant: Clarence Thomas Is a 'Clown in Black Face'

    07/02/2015 8:49:06 AM PDT · by Cubs Fan · 101 replies
    George Takei unleashed a racist rant against Clarence Thomas, sneering that the Supreme Court justice is a "clown in blackface." The Star Trek actor on Monday fumed, "[Thomas] is a clown in blackface sitting on the Supreme Court. He gets me that angry. He doesn't belong there." Talking to a local Fox affiliate in Phoenix, Takei snarled that the second African American on the Supreme Court is unqualified: "This man does not belong on the Supreme Court. He is an embarrassment. He is a disgrace to America."
  • Was Anti-Islam Rally in Phoenix Unconstitutional?

    06/06/2015 8:45:46 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 33 replies
    The Republic | 6/5 | E.J. Montini
    Was Anti-Islam Rally in Phoenix Unconstitutional?(Only link may be posted)
  • Phoenix protests Islamism

    06/01/2015 11:43:27 AM PDT · by PROCON · 12 replies
    americanthinker ^ | June 1, 2015 | Mark S. Hanna
    “We will pay you back today – the event won’t finish without kuffar (infidel) blood. We promise…” So read an ISIS Twitter threat against the organizers and protesters of the Muhammad cartoon drawing and free speech rally May 29 in Phoenix (which, in a twist of irony, is hosting COMICON the same weekend – an event that attracts 80,000 cartoon-loving comic book artists and readers). But in spite of the jihadists’ effort to intimidate, the anti-Islamist gathering went forward successfully, dealing a huge public relations blow to the “big turban, no camels” ISIS devotee while at the same time...
  • Where does CNN find these idiots?

    05/31/2015 7:22:41 AM PDT · by PROCON · 58 replies
    americanthinker ^ | May 31, 2015 | Deborah C. Tyler
    On Friday May 29, CNN's New Day show featured Chris Cuomo bloviating about a draw Mohammed free speech gathering in Arizona. He said the contest was not a freedom issue, because the right to free speech is certain, but rather a moral issue. He likened the contest to the use of the N-word. In fact, use of that word is selectively defined as hate speech. And moral or not, under those laws, it is illegal. Cuomo and Pamela Geller got into shouting match over that analogy. Cuomo went on to opine that the other real problem with the event, in...
  • Cities on Fire: Phoenix

    05/31/2015 7:47:29 AM PDT · by Randall_S · 10 replies ^ | May 30, 2015 | Terresa Monroe-Hamilton
    Wow, we are seriously screwed up as a nation. How quickly everyone has forgotten the massive terrorist attack on 9/11 that took almost 3,000 lives. It touched all of us. And the guys behind it were evil Islamists, plain and simple. The primary motive behind the protest by the people in Phoenix yesterday was to show that free speech still matters in this country and we won’t be cowed or stripped of our rights by thugs, who wear religion as a cloak of justification. However, you wouldn’t know that by watching the media. Even Fox News called it an anti-Muslim...
  • Pat Dollard Gets Final Stmt From PHX Mosque Rally Organizer Before He Goes Into Hiding (update #12)

    05/30/2015 1:49:27 PM PDT · by AlbertRoss · 26 replies ^ | 05/30/2015 | Pat Dollard
    I was at the Phoenix mosque rally briefly last night and caught sight of its organizer, retired Marine Jon Ritzheimer. He was sweating, exhausted and removing his body armor outside of the vehicle he was in a hurry to get into to leave. I introduced myself. As we started talking, we both quickly realied that we had been in Ramadi with the same unit (me as an embedded filmmaker) at about the same time, which is to say, both of us have been in the streets battling Al Qaeda/ISIS jihadis long before doing a civil version of it this night...
  • Phoenix Mayor Slams "Draw Muhammed" Contest As "Purposely Provocative,Divisive Behavior"

    05/30/2015 2:28:26 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 54 replies ^ | May 30, 2015 | Awr Hawkins
    During the May 29th airing of CNN’s OutFront with Erin Burnett, Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton (D) described the “Draw Muhammad” contest as “purposely provocative” and a demonstration of “divisive behavior.”
  • Tense standoff outside US mosque over Mohammad cartoon protest

    05/30/2015 7:45:56 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 55 replies
    AP Via Yahoo News ^ | 05/30/2015
    Phoenix (AFP) - Anti-Islam protesters -- some of them heavily armed -- faced off against religious rights demonstrators outside a US mosque, in a tense but peaceful standoff. About 200 demonstrators from each group stood outside the mosque in Phoenix, Arizona, where a biker crew had said they would hold a Mohammed cartoon contest. Dozens of officers lined up between the two sets of protesters, using yellow police tape to separate them near the gates of the Islamic Community Center mosque in north Phoenix. "Stop Islam" was among the slogans on placards held by bearded bikers, one of whom wore...
  • FNN: Free Speech Rally at Phoenix Mosque

    05/29/2015 7:30:58 PM PDT · by LeoWindhorse · 65 replies
    Fox 10 Phoenix ^ | May 29 | Fox News AZ
    LIVE: Watch Protesters at Phoenix Mosque,
  • ‘Let Me Finish’: Things Get Tense As CNN’s Anderson Cooper Grills ‘Draw Muhammad’ Contest Organizer

    05/28/2015 9:06:04 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 26 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 5/28/15 | Oliver Darcy
    CNN’s Anderson Cooper repeatedly pressed on Thursday the organizer of another controversial “draw Muhammad” cartoon contest set to take place in Phoenix Friday. “You yourself have said this is a provocation … so what are you really trying to achieve?” Cooper asked former U.S. Marine Jon Ritzheimer, who is seen on Facebook wearing a “F*** Islam” t-shirt. “Well, I’m really trying to achieve exposing Islam and the truth about what’s written in the Koran. … Some would even probably argue that the signers that signed the Declaration of Independence was a bad idea, back in their day,” Ritzheimer replied. “So...
  • Muhammad cartoon contest planned for Phoenix anti-Islam rally (Friday)

    05/28/2015 9:50:36 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 35 replies ^ | Jon Erickson
    An anti-Islam rally in Phoenix on Friday will feature a Muhammad cartoon-drawing contest. The scheduled location is outside the Islamic Community Center in north Phoenix. The gathering comes less than a month after a similar event in Texas sparked gunfire that left three people, including two Phoenix men, dead. The organizer said he had to do “something” because he does not want Islam spreading in the U.S. “We’re just out utilizing our First Amendment,” the organizer, Jon Ritzheimer, said. *snip* He is urging attendees to be peaceful once again, but the Facebook page for the event warns people to come...
  • The Mosque Which The Muhammad Cartoons Texas Shooters Attended Financially Supported Terrorists

    05/05/2015 1:37:22 PM PDT · by markomalley · 10 replies
    Shoebat ^ | 5/5/2015 | Walid Shoebat
    In Phoenix, Usama Shami, president of the Islamic Community Center (ICCP), a mosque three miles south of where Elton Simpson and Nadir Soofi, the shooters, were members of Shami’s mosque (ICCP) in Phoenix. Shami described the men positively, but looked into Shami’s operation and found it to have participated in the fundraising process of Islamic foundations that are nefarious in their support for terror funding. Basically Shami says that these terrorists were liked among the young men of the mosque and were good examples. You always hear such typical testimony from most of these mosques, and always after the...
  • Suspect in Texas shooting 'very kind' religious man [Sudden Jihad Syndrome]

    05/05/2015 3:29:30 PM PDT · by Jan_Sobieski · 36 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | 5/4/2015 | ART MOORE
    GARLAND. Texas – It’s become a familiar refrain in the aftermath of a terrorist attack or the discovery of a jihadist cell. Elton Simpson, 31, was described by someone who knew him as a “very kind” religious man who “didn’t seem to be a threat to anybody.” Yet Simpson, a convert to Islam, and his roommate, Nadir Soofi, armed with assault rifles and wearing body armor, intended to enter the Curtis Culwell Center northeast of Dallas on Sunday night and slaughter some 200 people inside attending the “Muhammad Art Exhibit and Contest,” including this reporter, according to Garland Police Chief...
  • ‘Well known by FBI’: Suspect in Garland shooting ID’d as Elton Simpson; Update

    05/04/2015 4:51:32 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 52 replies
    Twitchy ^ | 5/4/15 | Twitchy Staff
    ABC News is reporting this morning that one of the two gunman shot last night in Garland, Texas has been identified as Elton Simpson, a many previously investigated by the FBI for links to terrorism: One of the suspects in the shooting in Garland, Texas late Sunday has been identified as Elton Simpson, an Arizona man who was previously the subject of a terror investigation, according to a senior FBI official. Overnight and today FBI agents and a bomb squad were at Simpson’s home in an apartment complex in north Phoenix where a robot is believed to be conducting an...
  • The Anti-Cartoon Jihad Comes To America

    05/04/2015 4:24:40 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 26 replies ^ | May 4, 2015 | Mathew Vadum
    Two gunmen were killed by police Sunday night after they opened fire wounding a security officer at a Texas art competition featuring works depicting the Muslim prophet Muhammad, a practice that is strictly forbidden in Islam.
  • My Sister's Closet ads pulled from light rail trains

    04/28/2015 8:29:34 AM PDT · by Beowulf9 · 35 replies ^ | Apr 28, 2015 | Jill Monier
    PHOENIX (KSAZ) - Are they clever ads with a play on words, or are they just outright sexually-explicit? A valley store's new billboards are at the center of controversy, and Valley Metro has already pulled them off their trains. The ads are nothing new; chances are you've seen them on trucks or billboards around Phoenix. The owner of My Sister's Closet said she entered into an advertising agreement, the ads were approved, so she was stunned when the ads were abruptly pulled. "Wanted: One Night Stand, Buy a Bigger Chest, Make a Booty Call," my sister's closet thought these ads...