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  • Obama has a controversial new plan for closing Guantanamo

    07/27/2015 3:25:05 PM PDT · by Whenifhow · 24 replies
    Business Insider ^ | July 27 2015 | Matt Spetalnick
    A plan being drafted for closing the Guantanamo military prison will call for the transfer to US prisons of possibly dozens of inmates deemed too dangerous to release, President Barack Obama's counterterrorism adviser said, setting up a fight with congressional opponents. Outlining the White House proposal that will soon be sent to Congress, Lisa Monaco, one of Obama's top national-security aides, told the Aspen Security Conference on Saturday that the US would step up the transfers of 52 detainees cleared for resettlement in other countries. The plan calls for the rest of the inmates at the US naval base in...
  • Army Ranger who shot dead NFL hero Pat Tillman in friendly fire reveals the guilt..

    07/26/2015 9:10:53 PM PDT · by PROCON · 15 replies
    dailymaily.co.uk ^ | July 26, 2015 | Kelly Mclaughlin
    Full Title: Army Ranger who shot dead NFL hero Pat Tillman in friendly fire reveals the guilt he still suffers and how PTSD from the accident ruined his career, marriage and health A former Army Ranger who fears he fired the fatal round that killed NFL star Pat Tillman in Afghanistan has spoken out. Steven Elliott, 34, told the story of the moment Tillman was killed by friendly fire on April 22, 2004 when his regiment was ambushed. Elliott and other Rangers fired shots because they believed 27-year-old Tillman, who gave up a $3.6million football contract to serve his country...
  • Obama aide: Under new Gitmo plan, some detainees would be sent to U.S.

    07/25/2015 5:21:00 PM PDT · by Brad from Tennessee · 25 replies
    Yahoo! Politics ^ | July 25, 2015 | By Michael Isikoff
    President Obama’s top counterterrorism advisor said today the White House is about to launch a new effort to shut down the Guantanamo Bay detention camp, citing escalating costs that is forcing the U.S. government to spend $3 million a year to house and care each of the 116 remaining detainees. Speaking at the Aspen Security Conference, deputy national security advisor Lisa Monaco said the White House is drafting a plan to close the prison that it will present shortly to Sen. John McCain, chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee. Among its details: stepping up transfers of 52 detainees who...
  • The black stone of Elagabal {maybe now of allah?}

    07/23/2015 1:09:56 AM PDT · by Cronos · 14 replies
    "Elagabalus Aureus Sol Invictus" by Classical Numismatic Group, Inc.  http://www.cngcoins.com. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons The reverse of the imperial coin depicts horses pulling a wagon on which there is the sacred black stone from the temple of god Elagabalus in Emesa, modern Homs in Syria. The stone was associated in Rome with the cult of Sol Invictus by Emperor Marcus Aurelius Antoninus Augustus (c. 203 – March 11, 222).  After his death he is commonly known as Caesar Elagabalus according to this his favorite god. The name is the Latinized form of the Syrian Ilāh...
  • BOOM! ALLEN WEST TEARS UP TIME SQUARE AT STOP IRAN RALLY!

    07/22/2015 8:37:54 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 36 replies
    Allen B. West ^ | 7/22/15
    Former Congressman and US army veteran Allen West making a passionate and emotional speech to over 12,000 people in Times Square at the ‘Stop Iran Deal Rally’ tonight..
  • JEB BUSH TO AWARD HILLARY 'LIBERTY MEDAL' ON EVE OF BENGHAZI ANNIVERSARY (old news but relevant)

    07/22/2015 6:35:58 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 12 replies
    Breitbart ^ | DR. SUSAN BERRY
    Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R) will honor former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton with this year’s Liberty Medal from the National Constitution Center. The award will be presented to Clinton on September 10th, the eve of the first anniversary of the terrorist attack on the United States mission in Benghazi that killed four Americans. The Christian Science Monitor reports that Bush, a potential GOP contender in the 2016 presidential race, is chairman of the board of trustees of the National Constitution Center located in Philadelphia. “Former Secretary Clinton has dedicated her life to serving and engaging people across the...
  • Why Military Security Experts Know That Arming All Troops Is Not the Answer (barf alert)

    07/21/2015 5:57:01 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 47 replies
    The Trace ^ | 7/21/15 | ADAM WEINSTEIN
    Most armed service members are not trained to neutralize active shooters, and putting more loaded guns in their hands creates its own risks. The argument that all military service members should be armed with guns to protect themselves — proffered by GOP presidential candidates Jeb Bush, Scott Walker, and Donald Trump in the wake of the shooting deaths of four Marines and a sailor last week in Chattanooga, Tennessee — is so basic that there’s not much argument to it at all. Railing against “gun-free zones” last Friday, Trump summed the case up in this way: “This sick guy had...
  • This Is The Absolute BEST Chattanooga Shooting Take Down

    07/19/2015 2:24:23 PM PDT · by Islander7 · 51 replies
    Chicks on the Right ^ | July 19, 2015 | Written by Red Dawn
    When it comes to Islam and Islamic terrorism, Obama’s super PC. He doesn’t even like combining those two words, because that’s sooooo mean and intolerant. One America News Network’s Tomi Lahren just single-handedly destroyed Obama’s PC crap regarding the Chattanooga shooting.
  • Texas residents condemn plan for Muslim cemetery

    07/19/2015 9:31:46 AM PDT · by PROCON · 56 replies
    AP ^ | July 19, 2015 | DAVID WARREN
    DALLAS (AP) -- Muslims say they're looking for a place to bury their dead. Locals say it's a plot to gain a foothold in their small rural Texas town. A proposal to bring a Muslim cemetery to Farmersville has stoked fears among residents who are vehemently trying to convince community leaders to block the project. The sentiment reflects an anti-Muslim distrust that has been brewing over the last year in parts of Texas, most notably 25 miles away in Garland - the scene of a deadly May shooting outside a cartoon contest lampooning the Prophet Muhammad.
  • Wesley Clark Suggests Internment Camps For ‘Radicalized’ Citizens

    07/19/2015 4:53:21 AM PDT · by Islander7 · 74 replies
    Alan Colmes ^ | July 18, 2015 | John Amato
    I've always liked Wes Clark. I interviewed him in 2005, when the topic of torture was new and fresh in our minds and he told me how disappointed he was in Dick Cheney. Our cell phone connection was horrible, but he called me back from the airport. I say this because when I watched this segment I was as totally shocked as Digby was. I hope he rethinks his position after he listens to what he actually said. He's talking about bringing back WWII Japanese style internment camps to America, which has always been a blight on US history.
  • 13 Things ‘Muslims Will Ban’ When They Take Power: Islamic Radical’s Tweet Goes Viral…

    07/18/2015 8:06:49 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 46 replies
    America's Freedom Fighters ^ | 7/18/15 | DEAN JAMES
    British Muslim and full blown scumbag, Anjem Choudary, the founder of the radical terrorist group Islam4UK just posted a list of 13 things that Islam would ban immediately if Sharia Law became the law of the land. LMAO DUDE! Dream on you POS! Let’s break down his list, shall we? Alcohol - Yeah bro, THAT will never happen. Pork - Again, only in your Muslim dreams. We eat BACON bitch! Gambling - Why? Porn – Tell that to Osama Bin Laden! Usary – While I agree that it sucks, you can’t ban it bro. Promiscuity - LOL! Freemixing - Not...
  • The Tennessee Shooter Murdered Four Marines To Celebrate Ramadan While Obama Just Celebrated...

    07/18/2015 6:04:44 AM PDT · by markomalley · 15 replies
    Shoebat ^ | 7/18/15 | Walid Shoebat
    When the Marines were Killed – White House released statement wishing Muslims a happy end to Ramadan. Now, one Middle East source in London, Awsat just revealed that the Chattanooga Tennessee shooter wrote on his Facebook page that he “wanted to be martyred before the end of Ramadan” as to celebrate the holiest month and is “why he carried out his attack in the last day of Ramadan”.Ramadan ended Friday evening. Last month, the terror group Islamic State called for heightened violence during the month of Ramadan. So it seems that Abdulazeez answered the call.“For millions of Muslims, the morning...
  • [AR] Gov. Hutchinson Orders Adjutant General To Arm Full-Time Military Personnel

    07/17/2015 6:34:11 PM PDT · by markomalley · 18 replies
    KFSM ^ | Curt Lanning
    Following the shooting death of four Marines in Chattanooga, Gov. Asa Hutchinson has authorized Arkansas National Guard Adjutant General Mark Berry to arm full-time military personnel. The governor also ordered the Arkansas flag to be flown at half-staff on Monday (July 20), according to a news release. “Our hearts break at the news of another senseless act of violence and terror, this time out of Chattanooga,” Governor Hutchinson said. “Our prayers go out to all the families of the victims, especially the family of Staff Sgt. David Wyatt of Russellville, one of Arkansas’s own.” He continued, “I want to join...
  • Son of Boston police captain charged in marathon-inspired ISIS terror (bomb) plot...

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

    07/13/2015 12:43:15 PM PDT · by markomalley · 35 replies
    Shoebat ^ | 7/13/15 | Walid Shoebat
    In one reported incident, ISIS just blew up a baby and is now is resorting to a new method of execution: by amputating penises instead of heads and letting them bleed to death.The reports out of Iraq reveal that the first incident took place in Ramadi as reported by the Iraqi Ministry for Human Rights stating that: “ISIS took three Iraqi men, amputated their penises and let their blood drain until they died while there hands were tied”.The second incident was in the Diyala Province last week where according to provincial Security Committee Chairman Sadiq el-Husseini as reported by A-Sumeriah...
  • ISIS Breaks Own Cruelty Record: Blows Up Baby for Demonstration

    07/13/2015 12:32:49 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 42 replies
    INN ^ | 7/13/2015, 9:52 PM | Hillel Fendel
    In arguably one of its cruelest acts yet, the Islamic State (ISIS) has reportedly blown up a baby as part of a demonstration showing how to handle explosives. So reports The Clarion Project. The unparalleled incident took place in Diyala Province, eastern Iraq, this past Friday, according to Sadiq el-Husseini, Security Committee Chairman of the province on behalf of the anti-ISIS forces there. He recounted the event to the local Arabic-language A-Sumeriah News. “The organization booby-trapped the baby in front of dozens of armed ISIS men," el-Husseini said, "and then detonated it from afar.” He explained that the purpose of...
  • Pope Offers The Masses The Opium Of Marxism (United Religion needed to fight terrorism)

    07/12/2015 5:42:06 AM PDT · by Whenifhow · 22 replies
    Noisy Room ^ | July 11 2015 | Terresa Monroe-Hamilton
    To my Catholic friends, while I am loathe to criticize that which they hold dear, there comes a time when silence is the wrong answer. When Pope Francis first surfaced, I thought he had the potential to be a great Pope. But with the potential of greatness, also comes the opportunity of infamy. Pope Francis is a Marxist and embodies many, many principles that I stand against, not only as a Constitutional Conservative, but as a Christian. This last week just solidified my uneasiness concerning this Pope. The Bolivian President, Evo Morales (who Trevor Loudon and I have long contended...
  • Watchdog Group Releases Anti-Christian-Bigotry Map

    03/04/2015 4:37:12 AM PST · by HomerBohn · 3 replies
    GOP USA ^ | 3/2/2015 | Matt Barber
    See Map Here: http://www.afa.net/bigotrymap In 2007, and with that same nauseating arrogance that has come to define him, then presidential candidate Barack Obama duplicitously quipped, “I am absolutely convinced that culture wars are just so ’90s. Their days are growing dark.” Dark, indeed. America’s soon-to-be cultural-Marxist-in-chief would then spend the greater part of a decade waging war against our nation’s Judeo-Christian culture and heritage at levels, and in ways, unseen in our storied history. Today, his anti-Christian crusade continues unabated. In fact, and with less than two years left to complete his baleful conspiracy, this neo-pagan extremist has begun to...
  • Tunisia to build 'anti-terror' wall on Libya border

    07/08/2015 7:58:19 PM PDT · by Corporate Democrat · 7 replies
    BBC ^ | July 8, 2015 | BBC
    Tunisia has announced plans to build a wall along its border with Libya to counter the threat from jihadist militants. It would stretch 160km (100 miles) inland from the coast, and be completed by the end of 2015, Tunisian Prime Minister Habib Essid told state TV. The gunman who killed 38 people in an attack on a beach resort is believed to have received training in Libya. Tunisia declared a state of emergency following the attack last month. The Tunisian army would build the wall, which would have surveillance centres at certain points along it, Mr Essid said.
  • Obama on ISIS Threat: "Ideologies Are Not Defeated With Guns, They Are Defeated By Better Ideas"

    07/06/2015 2:04:17 PM PDT · by bestintxas · 139 replies
    realclearpolitics ^ | 7/6/15 | i schwarz
    After consulting with military leaders at the Pentagon this afternoon President Obama held a press conference on the growing threat of ISIS. President Obama declared the United States "will never be at war with Islam." Obama also said, "ideologies are not defeated with guns but better ideas." "We'll constantly reaffirm through words and deeds that we will never be at war with Islam," President Obama said Monday afternoon. "We are fighting terrorists who distort islam and its victims are mostly Muslims." "This challenge of countering violent extremism is not simply a military effort," the president said. "Ideologies are not defeated...
  • Analysis: Egypt is Losing Its War Against ISIS in Sinai

    07/02/2015 11:13:43 AM PDT · by lbryce · 16 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | July 2, 2015 | YOSSI MELMAN
    Wednesday's terror attack was the largest ever carried out by the Sinai Province, Islamic State's Egyptian affiliate, since it began its fight against the government in Cairo some four years ago. It also marked the most painful blow suffered by the Egyptian military in its war on extremist Islamist terror, which it is bent on eradicating. It was a well-planned attack, carried out by dozens of ISIS operatives in northern Sinai, and the explosions and weapons fire were heard loud and clear in Israel. Amid concerns that ISIS may try to spread their attacks in the direction of Israel -...
  • Court (F.I.S.C.) rules NSA can resume bulk collection of phone records: NY Times

    06/30/2015 11:19:18 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 28 replies
    Reuters on Yahoo ^ | 6/30/15 | Eric Beech
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court has ruled the National Security Agency may temporarily resume its bulk collection of Americans' domestic phone call records, the New York Times reported on Tuesday. The program lapsed on June 1, when Section 215 of the Patriot Act expired. Congress revived that provision the following day with a bill called the Freedom Act, which said the provision could only be used for bulk collection for six months.
  • Muslim Brotherhood Calls for Overthrow Of Egyptian Government

    06/27/2015 9:08:11 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 6 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | June 23, 2015 12:05 pm | Emma-Jo Morris
    A document released in late May by pro-Muslim Brotherhood clerics incited the Egyptian population to “strive for the complete elimination” of their current government, according to a new report. Calling the military-backed government a “criminal and murderous regime,” the radical clerics said public figures associated with it should be put to death, in accordance with Sharia law. The document also demands the release of Morsi, who it refers to as the “legitimate elected president.” […] “According to the Sharia, it is the duty of the ummah—its leaders and its people—to oppose this regime and strive for its complete elimination by...
  • (BREAKING) White House to announce US won't prosecute hostages' families who pay ransom

    06/23/2015 11:12:01 AM PDT · by dware · 50 replies
    Fox News ^ | 06.23.2015 | AP via Fox News
    ransom Published June 23, 2015Associated Press Facebook237 Twitter105 Email Print Now Playing Report: US hostage policy to allow families to pay ransoms In a softening of longstanding policy, the Obama administration will tell families of Americans held by terror groups that they can communicate with captors and even pay ransom without fear of prosecution -- part of a broad review of U.S. hostage guidelines that will be released Wednesday. President Obama ordered the review last fall after the deaths of Americans held hostage by Islamic State militants. The families of some of those killed complained about their dealings with the...
  • CAIR: Consign Confederate Flag ‘to the Dustbin of History Along With the Nazi Swastika’

    06/22/2015 8:35:26 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 37 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | June 21, 2015 | 7:47 PM EDT | Patrick Goodenough
    The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) waded into the debate over the flying of the Confederate battle flag on the grounds of South Carolina’s state capitol, saying it “should be relegated to the dustbin of history along with the Nazi swastika, burning crosses and ‘whites only’ signs.” “We should not grant legitimacy to disingenuous claims that the flag is a symbol of ‘heritage,’ not hate,” CAIR National Executive Director Nihad Awad said in a statement Sunday, four days after a white man shot dead nine people in the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C. “Removal of the flag...
  • Terror attacks, deaths up sharply in 2014: State Department (Obama's Watch)

    06/19/2015 4:21:01 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 11 replies
    Reuters on Yahoo ^ | 6/19/15 | Warren Strobel
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Terrorist attacks worldwide surged by more than a third and fatalities soared by 81 percent in 2014, a year that also saw Islamic State eclipse al Qaeda as the leading jihadist militant group, the U.S. State Department said on Friday. In its annual report on terrorism, the department also charts an unprecedented flow of foreign fighters to Syria, often lured by Islamic State's use of social media and drawn from diverse social backgrounds. Taken together, the trends point to a sobering challenge from militant groups worldwide to the United States and its allies despite severe blows inflicted...
  • Assad Targets Civilians, Hospitals Amid Defeats in Syrian War

    06/18/2015 10:00:52 AM PDT · by lbryce · 11 replies
    Free Beacon ^ | June 18, 2015 | Daniel Wiser
    The Syrian regime of Bashar al-Assad is systematically targeting civilians and hospitals, often with chemical weapons, to reverse recent setbacks in the country’s civil war, witnesses told the House Foreign Affairs Committee on Wednesday. Assad’s forces have suffered a number of battlefield defeats in recent months, with the Islamic State and the al Qaeda affiliate Jabhat al-Nusra gaining ground north of the capital Damascus and more moderate rebel groups achieving victories in the south. The Syrian army has also lost about half of its soldiers throughout the course of the four-year civil war and has increasingly relied on outside militant...
  • Face reality: Many Muslims support ISIS

    06/16/2015 7:00:31 PM PDT · by rickmichaels · 22 replies
    Toronto Sun ^ | June 16, 2015 | Tarek Fatah
    In the last week of May, the Qatar-based Arabic news network Al-Jazeera polled its Arabic-language audience on the question: “Do you support the victories of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in your region?” The results were shocking. Of the 56,881 Arabic-speaking respondents, a whopping 81% voted yes. The results of this online survey may not be scientific. But they do provide anecdotal evidence of what many see as a rise in the support of Islamism in the Arab Middle East, among Muslims in the Indo-Pakistan subcontinent, and in the diaspora in Britain and France. On Monday, a...
  • The Other Terror Threat[Right-wing extremists?]

    06/16/2015 8:12:24 AM PDT · by Theoria · 35 replies
    The New York Times ^ | 16 June 2016 | David Schanzer and Charles Kurzman
    This month, the headlines were about a Muslim man in Boston who was accused of threatening police officers with a knife. Last month, two Muslims attacked an anti-Islamic conference in Garland, Tex. The month before, a Muslim man was charged with plotting to drive a truck bomb onto a military installation in Kansas. If you keep up with the news, you know that a small but steady stream of American Muslims, radicalized by overseas extremists, are engaging in violence here in the United States.But headlines can mislead. The main terrorist threat in the United States is not from violent Muslim...
  • U.S. Weighing More Military Bases in Iraq to Fight ISIS, Top General Says

    06/11/2015 6:05:28 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 15 replies
    New York Times ^ | June 11, 2015 | By HELENE COOPER
    The United States is considering establishing additional military bases in Iraq to combat the Islamic State, the top American general said on Thursday, a move that would require at least hundreds more American military trainers to help Iraqi forces retake cities lost to the militant Sunni extremist group. President Obama’s decision this week to send 450 trainers to establish a new military base to help Iraqi forces retake the city of Ramadi, the capital of Anbar Province, could signal the beginning of similar efforts in other parts of the country, said Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, the chairman of the Joint...
  • Obama: No 'complete strategy' yet on training Iraqis

    06/09/2015 9:20:42 AM PDT · by Beave Meister · 12 replies
    CNN.com ^ | 6/9/2015 | Kevin Liptak
    Telfs-Buchen, Austria (CNN)President Barack Obama said Monday his top national security advisers were still working to solidify training plans for Iraqi defense forces battling ISIS in their own country. "We don't yet have a complete strategy because it requires commitments on the part of the Iraqis," Obama said during concluding remarks at the G7 conference in Germany, citing recruitment as a key stumbling block facing the central government in Iraq. Critics of the administration's strategy in Iraq seized upon the President's comments Monday, claiming they indicated a policy failure and referencing similar comments Obama made in August. "What has President...
  • AP POLL: Majority Of Americans View Hillary As A Lying Bitch

    06/06/2015 10:13:58 AM PDT · by pabianice · 42 replies
    JNews ^ | 6/6/15
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans appear to be suspicious of Hillary Rodham Clinton’s honesty, and even many Democrats are only lukewarm about her presidential candidacy, according to a new Associated Press-GfK poll. Is she strong and decisive? Yes, say a majority of people. But inspiring and likable? Only a minority think so. Clinton’s struggles to explain her email practices while in government, along with questions about the Clinton Foundation and Republican criticism of her openness, wealth and trustworthiness seem to have struck a nerve in the public’s perception of the dominant Democratic figure in the 2016 campaign. In the survey, 61...
  • Bergdahl seeks to remove general from his case

    06/06/2015 7:43:14 AM PDT · by PROCON · 11 replies
    washingtonexaminer.com ^ | June 5, 2015 | Tara Copp
    Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, the U.S. soldier charged with desertion after he was returned from the Taliban last year in exchange for prisoners held at Guantanamo Bay, is seeking to have the officer in charge of deciding his fate removed from the case now that he has been nominated to serve as the new Army chief of staff. Gen. Mark Milley is responsible for deciding whether to charge Bergdahl criminally for leaving his post in 2009 in Afghanistan. Bergdahl was captured and remained a captive of the Taliban for nearly five years.
  • Ex-Guantanamo Bay Detainee From Tunisia Weds Uruguayan

    06/05/2015 8:20:23 PM PDT · by PROCON · 13 replies
    AP ^ | June 5, 2015 | LEONARDO HABERKORN
    Former Guantanamo Bay detainee Adel bin Muhammad El Ouerghi looked out his apartment window Friday and smiled as he showed off his wedding ring to a handful of cheering onlookers below. The 50-year-old Tunisian married Roma Blanco, a 24-year-old Uruguayan who converted to Islam. The union was the first of two weddings being organized by men resettled in the South American country.
  • Hamas to Israel: ISIS-linked Rebels Trying to Spark Conflict Between Us

    06/05/2015 1:45:45 PM PDT · by lbryce · 5 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | June 5, 2015 | NOAM AMIR/MAARIV HASHAVUA
    Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Israel's defense establishment knows that the recent "trickles" of rockets fired from the Gaza Strip into Israel must be stopped before it becomes a routine occurrence. But while Israel has officially placed the responsibility for Wednesday night's rocket fire on Gaza's leadership, Hamas is having a hard time reining in Salafi and jihadist groups in the Strip. Minutes after Wednesday night's rocket fire, Hamas operatives rushed from their headquarters to find shelter, fearing Israeli retaliation strikes, which came early Thursday morning with as three militant training camps were targeted. A senior Hamas official sent...
  • Horrible: 17-Year-Old Girl Opens Up On Her 9 Months As An ISIS Sex Slave

    06/05/2015 8:42:37 AM PDT · by Beave Meister · 24 replies
    Chicks On the Right ^ | 6/3/2015 | Red Dawn
    This. This is why we need to kill them. In August, ISIS kidnapped a 17-year-old Yazidi girl . She was kept in a hotel in Mosul, Iraq and guarded by ISIS militants. She recalled their horrifying virgin selection process, and it honestly makes me think that we should chop all of their junk off every time we capture them. Because this is SICKENING. The virgins were taken to a room with 40 men,' she recalled. 'They lined us up and pointed who they wanted... I thought I might be lucky: I was not as beautiful as the others.' A man...
  • CAIR lawsuit to prevent ICE from asking Muslims jihad-related activities, relatives

    06/05/2015 7:45:10 AM PDT · by wtd · 17 replies
    Creeping Sharia ^ | June 5, 2015 | Creeping
    CAIR files lawsuit to prevent ICE from asking Muslims entering US about jihad-related activities, relatives U.S. border officials are using a questionnaire about religion to harass Muslim travelers, a Muslim advocacy group charges. The Immigration and Customs Enforcement questionnaire was released by the Department of Homeland Security in response to a lawsuit by the Council on American-Islamic Relations, the Intercept reports. The questions that were revealed — the document was heavily redacted — include “Have you participated in any formal religious training or schooling?” “What house of worship do you attend?” and “Do you have any relatives or friends...
  • CNN hosts actually asks Pamela Geller if she RELISHES being the target

    06/03/2015 8:46:56 PM PDT · by Mozilla · 19 replies
    The Right Scoop ^ | June 3, 2015 | The Right Scoop
    Breaking tonight on CNN is the news that Pamela Geller was in fact one of the beheading targets of 26-year-old Usaama Rahim, a Muslim jihadi that police shot dead yesterday in Boston: Usaamah Rahim, who was fatally shot after waving a military knife at law enforcement officers, was originally plotting to behead Pamela Geller, an activist and conservative blogger, law enforcement sources told CNN on Wednesday. CNN host Erin Burnett gets Geller on the phone, and during the interview sites the Southern Poverty Law Center suggesting that Pamela Geller is the most visible and flamboyant figurehead of the anti-Muslim movement...
  • Americans 'overreacted' to 9/11 terror attacks because they're not as resilient as Brits

    06/02/2015 10:12:13 AM PDT · by Teotwawki · 58 replies
    Daily Mail Online ^ | June 2, 2015 | Eleanor Harding
    Americans ‘overreacted’ to the 9/11 attacks, according to the newly appointed first female vice-chancellor of Oxford University. Terrorism expert Professor Louise Richardson said the 2001 atrocity provoked such a response because violent extremism was a ‘new experience’ in the US. Widespread panic ensued in America after al-Qaeda hijacked four passenger airliners and flew them into buildings, causing almost 3,000 deaths. In contrast, British citizens have shown themselves to be more ‘resilient’ in the face of terror when dealing with violence during the Troubles in Northern Ireland, she said.
  • Kerry: ISIS 'is no more a state than I am a helicopter'

    06/02/2015 10:30:14 AM PDT · by winoneforthegipper · 54 replies
    CNN ^ | 06/02/15 | Jeremy Diamond,
    Speaking via telephone to the summit he was scheduled to attend before his bike accident scrubbed those plans, Kerry forcefully pushed back against any notion that ISIS is a state, despite the group's broad territorial gains. Kerry spoke about the need to "maintain momentum in the battle of ideas," according to excerpts from the call provided by the State Department. "One way is to expose at every opportunity the false nature of Daesh's claim to be the Islamic State. In reality, Daesh is no more a state than I am a helicopter," Kerry said, using another name for ISIS widely...
  • Army combat veteran's call for help lands him in jail

    05/31/2015 8:24:52 PM PDT · by Jet Jaguar · 28 replies
    Stars & Stripes ^ | May 31, 2015 | Mandy Locke
    <p>For years, Ryan Broderick has been trapped inside his mind, watching a constant reel of explosions that rocked the Army vehicles he had scrubbed of blood during three combat tours in Iraq and Afghanistan.</p> <p>Since January, Broderick has been stuck inside a real jail, fortified by cinder blocks, surrounded by barbed wire. The government that Broderick upended his life to serve locked him up in Edgecombe County, about 75 miles east of Raleigh.</p>
  • US support for Iranian-backed Shiite militias ‘should not alarm us,’ General Allen says

    05/30/2015 3:55:39 AM PDT · by markomalley · 22 replies
    Long War Journal ^ | 5/29/15 | Bill Roggio
    In an interview with CBS News, General (retired) John Allen, the Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition To Counter ISIL, or the Islamic State, attempted to assure Americans that they should not be concerned with the US providing military and other support for Shiite militias, many of which are backed by Iran. Allen attempts to separate the “extremist elements” from the Popular Mobilization Force (or Committee), when the distinction is practically meaningless. From the interview, which was published on the US State Department’s website (emphasis is mine): With regard to militias, it’s really important to understand that the militias...
  • National Guard Reservist Arrested In Alleged LA Subway Attack Plot

    03/17/2014 11:58:45 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 14 replies
    A National Guard reservist has been arrested at the Canadian border in Washington for allegedly trying to aid al-Qaida in a plot to attack a Southland subway. Nicholas Teausant, 20, of Acampo, Calif., was charged Monday with attempting to provide material to support a foregoing terrorist organization, the U.S. District Attorney’s Office said. He made his first appearance in a federal courtroom in Seattle Monday afternoon.
  • Castro's Long Record On Terror, Lawlessness And Killing

    05/29/2015 4:51:10 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 11 replies
    Investors.com ^ | May 29, 2015 | IBD Editorial
    Politics: President Obama removed Cuba as a state sponsor of terror Friday, forgetting the dictatorship's long record of killing, smuggling and, yes, terror. If this is the new standard, why not just scrap the list entirely? The lifting of Cuba from the list of nations that support terrorism was a farce that may well come back to the haunt the United States. After all, the ruling Castro regime that benefits from it in the name of normal relations with the U.S. and new access to World Bank loans is the same regime that once tried the first 9/11, aligning itself...
  • Christie Should Really Stop Bragging About That Time He Used the PATRIOT Act to Entrap an Idiot

    05/29/2015 1:32:19 PM PDT · by Forgotten Amendments · 3 replies
    reason.com ^ | May. 29, 2015 12:14 pm | Katherine Mangu-Ward
    The story, as told in this classic 2005 This American Life episode, is a tale of ineptitude, entrapment, and bureaucratic self-perpetuation, starring very young U.S. attorney Christopher (!) Christie. The episode is a full hour, and you should absolutely listen to (or at least read) the whole thing. But until then, enjoy some highlights from Christie's dogged the pursuit of this dangerous terrorist: Here is a list of what Lakhani claims he can acquire, when prodded by an FBI informant: Stinger missiles ammo submarines night-vision goggles (although the exchange makes clear that he think that might just be another term...
  • Ethiopia: Muslims Forcibly Building Mosque on Christian Land Despite Court Ruling

    05/28/2015 3:13:36 PM PDT · by markomalley · 5 replies
    Raymond Ibrahim ^ | 5/28/15 | Raymond Ibrahim
    A Muslim mob in Deder, Ethiopia, attacked a Christian man and forced him out of his home on pain of death in an effort to appropriate his land and build a mosque on it—despite recent court rulings confirming the Christian man’s property rights.“Their first plan was to kill my husband,” said Fikere Mengistu’s wife. “Now, he has escaped from the area. We are fasting and praying for God to rescue us from this forceful action.”She remains with her five children, aged mother-in-law, and 30 other Christians praying on the property.According to International Christian Concern, Fikere Mengistu’s family has owned their...
  • While D.C. Downplays Risk, U.S. Sees Shocking Rise in Terror Arrests This Year

    05/28/2015 3:19:48 PM PDT · by markomalley · 4 replies
    PJ Tattler ^ | 5/27/15 | Patrick Poole
    The arrest of two southern California men last week who were planning to travel to Syria to join the Islamic State brings the number of U.S.-based individuals involved in international terror-related cases this year to 40. (UPDATE: with the arrest of Houston-area Asher Abid Khan late Monday for supporting ISIS, the tally is now 41.)This number highlights the metastasizing Islamic terror threat in the American homeland. At the current pace, by the end of June — halfway through 2015 — the number of cases will exceed the number from the past two years combined (48). <-- PJM_300_by_250_middle --> The Islamic...
  • Your mother wears specially-made, Navy SEAL combat boots (Women in Combat)

    05/28/2015 9:11:07 AM PDT · by PROCON · 9 replies
    onenewsnow.com ^ | May 28, 2015 | Chad Groening
    A national defense analyst says it's a disgrace that U.S. military officers are not fighting an ongoing effort to put women in front-line combat units.The Washington Times recently reported that Congress is prodding the armed forces to develop a special combat boot for women to minimize stress fractures due to marching and training. Bob Maginnis, a senior fellow for national security at the Family Research Council, says the issue is about more than combat boots for women.It's about women are not men. Women are not little men either," says Maginnis, who retired from the U.S. Army as a lieutenant colonel....
  • After 20 Years, A SEAL Deploys To Civilian Life

    05/28/2015 8:46:27 AM PDT · by PROCON · 3 replies
    WSJ ^ | May 28, 2015 | Karl Rove
    Sent into combat zones 11 times, Brian O’Rourke now will be battling for veterans’ well-being.A week that Americans started by remembering those who gave all in our country’s service is a fitting time for Special Operations Chief Brian O’Rourke to retire from the Navy. He has been a SEAL for two decades, the last nine years with the elite Naval Special Warfare Development Group—“DevGru,” commonly called SEAL Team Six. It has been a remarkable journey for Mr. O’Rourke, who entered the Naval Academy in 1990, bent on becoming a SEAL. Counselors suggested he switch to a less demanding major than...
  • California: Muslim gets 70 months for plot to attack U.S. synagogues and kill Jews

    08/19/2009 3:36:41 AM PDT · by Cindy · 12 replies · 943+ views
    SANTA ANA – A man was sentenced to 70 months in prison today for his role in a domestic terrorism plot to wage war on the United States by attacking Jewish synagogues and military bases. Hammad Riaz Samana is the fourth member of Jami'yyat Ul-Islam Is-Shaheeh, or JIS, a prison-founded group that wanted to make a political statement that also had plans to attack the Israeli consulate in Los Angeles and El Al Israel Airlines at the Los Angeles International Airport. Samana was 21 when he was charged in the case in July 2005, along with the cell's mastermind, Kevin...