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  • Canada slowly acknowledging there never was a 'mass grave'

    05/31/2024 5:38:18 AM PDT · by Antioch · 16 replies
    The National Post ^ | May 30, 2024 | Terry Glavin
    Long before Stephen Harper’s Conservative government launched the multi-billion-dollar Indian Residential Schools Settlement Agreement that established the Truth and Reconciliation Commission in 2007, it was already commonplace to refer to the legacy of those schools as a “dark chapter in Canadian history.” There was much that was dark about the schools. Many of the church-run, federally-administered institutions, whatever the good intentions of the religious orders that ran them, were dark and forbidding places that incubated disease, cultural dislocation, abuse and despair, for much of their history. Roughly 150,000 children are believed to have attended the schools, which the federal government...
  • Rep. Chip Roy Issues Blunt Warning To Republicans Who Voted For $1.2 Trillion Funding Bill

    03/22/2024 10:30:03 PM PDT · by Dr. Franklin · 45 replies
    Forbes Breaking News ^ | March 22 2022 | Rep. Chip Roy
    The swamp is back in full force we have a thousand-page Bill of $1.2 trillion filled with all manners of spending priorities that are at odds with the American people. This bill is over a thousand pages long, contains hundreds of pages of report language, 1,400 ear marks, and we've had about 24 hours to review it. That is not the way to do business, and the American people and American families are the ones left holding the bag. This is business as usual in the swamp, and here's the deal to my Republican colleagues: You will own every single...
  • EXCLUSIVE Charles McGonigal sends top FBI bosses into a frenzy as they're now trawling through 22 years of high-level investigations for fear they were compromised by convicted bureau spy

    01/27/2024 1:22:27 PM PST · by Libloather · 15 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 1/27/24 | Greg Woodfield
    Anxious FBI chiefs are trawling through 'numerous' top-level investigations spanning 22 years for fear they were compromised by convicted bureau spook Charles McGonigal, can reveal. The forensic clean-up operation ranges over the entire time the philandering former head of counterintelligence in New York worked for the agency. McGonigal, 55, has already been sentenced to four years and two months in prison for taking money and conspiring with a sanctioned Russian oligarch who is a crony of despot President Vladimir Putin. But the full possible repercussions of his treachery are outlined in a sentencing memorandum by the US government for...
  • "The Islamist": a journey around faith and nation

    06/23/2007 12:04:13 PM PDT · by Lorianne · 2 replies · 184+ views
    Open Democracy ^ | Tahir Abbas
    Ed Husain's autobiography The Islamist: why I joined radical Islam in Britain, what I saw inside and why I left (Penguin, 2007) is a remarkably candid account of the life of a British-born Muslim who was initially seduced by radicalism but gradually came to his senses to return to the more spiritual and devotional Islam that had defined his early years. It is also an important work, in that it both carefully grounds the issue of radicalisation that has so dominated recent intellectual and political discussion of Muslim communities in Britain, and points to potential solutions. Ed Husain grew up...
  • After 18 years in prison, he took over his old L.A. gang. A string of murders followed

    05/06/2023 6:27:02 AM PDT · by Libloather · 6 replies
    LA Times via MSN ^ | 5/04/23 | Matthew Ormseth
    Ezequiel Romo had been gone a long time. He went to prison in 1996. When he returned to Panorama City 18 years later, he didn't like what he saw. He was going to "clean out house," Romo told another veteran of his gang. He would rid the neighborhood of rivals, of informants, of drug addicts and the do-nothings he considered dead weight. Prosecutors said the 45-year-old made good on that promise: On Romo's orders, members of his gang, Blythe Street, turned on and killed one another in a string of murders that left eight dead, according to evidence presented at...
  • China's Most Advanced Warship ABLAZE

    11/21/2023 8:23:30 PM PST · by texas booster · 101 replies
    A YT Vlogger ^ | Nov 21 2023 | Multiple Reddits and YT
    China's People's Liberation Army - Navy ship "Longushan" is reportedly ablaze just off the coast of China tonight. The vessel is reported to be "China's most advanced warship." No OFFICIAL word on what caused the fire. I am not sure if China has acknowledged the fire yet ... All mention of this is being rapidly scrubbed from China social media networks, and no official information is coming out of Beijing. The vessel bears Hull Number 980 and is described as a Type 071 landing ship. China's fifth Type 071 amphibious transport dock (LPD) Longhushan; with hull number 980) was commissioned...
  • Knave and Spalding: A law firm drops a politically incorrect case.

    04/26/2011 7:53:33 AM PDT · by rhema · 19 replies
    WSJ ^ | APRIL 26, 2011
    Is it now so politically incorrect to oppose gay marriage that a white shoe law firm will throw over a client rather than defend a law signed by President Bill Clinton? Apparently so, after yesterday's show of invertebrate representation by King and Spalding, the giant Atlanta-based law firm. King and Spalding dropped the House of Representatives as a client yesterday only days after agreeing to argue for the House in defending the constitutionality of the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act, or Doma. The jilting prompted the firm's lead attorney in the case, former U.S. Solicitor General Paul Clement, to resign...
  • Criminal [Iranian] Kingpin Leads Drugs Trade Thanks To IRGC

    05/18/2023 1:35:17 PM PDT · by AdmSmith · 3 replies
    Iran International ^ | 18MAY2023 | Staff
    The Islamic Republic’s Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) have made a criminal Iran’s leading drug lord, Iran International can reveal. Information obtained by Iran International shows how Naji Sharifi-Zindashti and his cartel now dominate the narcotics trade thanks to the support of the government militia. His extraordinary rise comes despite his having killed a prison guard in Iran and fleeing abroad, only to return with impunity. Investigative reporter Mojtaba Pourmohsen has uncovered how a recent rise in the number of executions of convicts sentenced to death on drug-related charges is the result of infighting between rival drug cartels with connections within the...
  • 29 Years Later: [Sephardi] rabbi lauds Baruch Goldstein [for saving lives by his act]

    03/13/2023 8:39:29 AM PDT · by Postel · 15 replies
    Israel National News ^ | Mar 13, 2023
    'Thanks to him, a great danger was averted,' says R. Meir Mazuz, dean of the K. Rahamim. Mazuz argued, “prevented a very great danger,” referencing reports prior to Goldstein’s shooting at the Tomb of the Patriarchs of a planned Arab terror attack in Hebron. "The Arabs were bringing in axes and hiding them under the rugs in the Tomb of the Patriarchs, along with rifles, knives – there was a terrible danger at the time.”
  • Case against Cuba won, but family's quest goes on

    04/19/2003 2:01:53 PM PDT · by Luis Gonzalez · 5 replies · 173+ views
    The Houston Chronicle ^ | April 19, 2003 | JENALIA MORENO
    Forty-two years after a Cuban firing squad executed an American businessman, his family won a $67 million judgment against the Cuban government. But the struggle for the widow and four children of Howard Anderson now turns to the United States and whether the Treasury Department will release money seized decades ago from the island nation to cover the judgment. A circuit judge in Miami, Ellen Leesfield, ruled late Thursday that Anderson's children and his widow, Dorothy Anderson McCarthy of Pompano Beach, Fla., qualify for the compensation under a law that allows Americans to sue foreign countries for acts of terrorism....
  • Charles Dolan Jr., a PR executive who cut his teeth in Democratic politics, provided anti-Trump information, according to the special counsel probing the Russia investigation

    11/06/2021 6:53:34 AM PDT · by outpostinmass2 · 18 replies
    Now, a grand jury is alleging that Dolan, 71, was behind at least some of the claims included in the dossier, according to a 39-page indictment obtained by John Durham, the special counsel probing the Justice Department’s Russia investigation. The indictment also suggests that Dolan, who worked on both Bill and Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaigns and on a State Department advisory board during the Clinton administration, was so partisan that any information he provided would be suspect. Dolan is left unidentified in the charges against Igor Danchenko, a Russia analyst who, the indictment claims, provided the core allegations included in...

    08/11/2022 8:36:41 AM PDT · by silent majority rising · 27 replies
    Sultan Knish ^ | August 10, 2022 | Daniel Greenfield
    After years of Russiagate conspiracy theories about how the Russians had somehow rigged the 2016 presidential election using Facebook ads, the Senate Intelligence report awkwardly revealed that the Russian operation had focused most of its attention on black nationalists. The Senate report revealed that "most of the videos" put out by the Russian IRA troll factory on YouTube "pertained to police brutality and the activist efforts of the Black Lives Matter organization" and found that "no single group of Americans was targeted... more than African-Americans" around "race and related issues". But that was an understatement. The Russians had created their...

    08/09/2022 10:15:26 AM PDT · by DAVEY CROCKETT · 35 replies
    Chicago Tribune • Jun 10, 1996 at 12:00 am ^ | Jun 10, 1996 at 12:00 am | By William Neikirk and Tribune Staff Writer
    LAS VEGAS — President Clinton conceded Sunday that the administration mistakenly obtained the FBI files of more than 300 people, including many top Republicans, in late 1993 as the result of a "completely honest bureaucratic snafu" involving security clearances. His chief of staff, Leon Panetta, told reporters that "obviously a mistake was made" and apologized to the people whose FBI files wound up at the White House. Clinton did not apologize directly, but said "I completely support" what Panetta said about the affair.
  • The Idiot's Guide to Chinagate

    05/26/2003 9:43:13 AM PDT · by Richard Poe · 67 replies · 4,691+ views ^ | May 26, 2003 | Richard Poe
    CHINA WILL LIKELY replace the USA as world leader, said Bill Clinton in a recent Washington Post interview. It is just a matter of time. Clinton should know. He has personally done more to build China’s military strength than any man on earth. Most Americans have heard of the so-called "Chinagate " scandal. Few understand its deadly import, however. Web sites such as "Chinagate for Dummies" and its companion "More Chinagate for Dummies" offer some assistance. Unfortunately, with a combined total of nearly 8,000 words, these two sites – like so many others of the genre – offer more detail...
  • Ghislaine Maxwell’s brother talks family in groundbreaking interview

    10/16/2021 1:48:35 PM PDT · by RandFan · 12 replies
    NY Post ^ | Oct 16 | By Kerry J. Byrne
    A member of the infamous Maxwell clan says you’re never gonna keep the family down. Not even after 50 years of headline-making indignity. Not even as one of their own sits in a Brooklyn jail cell amid a seedy international sex scandal. “This is a family that sticks together,” Ghislaine Maxwell’s older brother, Ian, said in a new interview with the Telegraph. “Ghislaine has people who love her; people who trust her. This is a family that has been knocked down, gets up, gets knocked down again and then gets up. We are a family that fights for each other...
  • Rashida Tlaib campaign events in 2018 were organized by alleged terror financiers

    07/18/2022 4:56:36 PM PDT · by DFG · 8 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 07/18/2022 | Andrew Kerr
    Two men who held key positions at nonprofit groups that were found liable in a Hamas terror financing scheme helped organize campaign fundraising events for Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) in 2018. The men, who organized events that were paid for by Tlaib's campaign, were associated with a network of nonprofit groups that were found liable by a federal jury in 2004 for financing the terrorist slaying of an American teenager, David Boim, at a bus stop in the West Bank in 1996. A federal judge ordered the three groups to pay Boim's parents a $156 million judgment for funding Hamas,...
  • One Coin, Two Sides (<<- contains info on ETA and Muslim/other Terrorist meeting in South America!)

    03/12/2004 9:39:05 PM PST · by Brian_Baldwin · 9 replies · 311+ views
    Tech Central Station ^ | 01/03/2003 | Greg Buete
    One Coin, Two Sides <>P> By Greg Buete Published 01/03/2003 Deep in South America two terror fronts are colliding. While fundamentally dangerous apart together they are capable of producing terror attacks against the West in both greater magnitude and frequency than ever before. The region is called the Triple Border. It is a lawless region between Argentina, Paraguay and Brazil that supports a community of 30,000 Muslims, many of them radical expatriates of the Lebanese civil war and aligned with Hezbollah. As Jeffery Goldberg of the New Yorker discovered, Hezbollah, an Iranian backed Lebanese terrorist group responsible for over 300...
  • When Putin’s Proxies Murdered Americans—and Obama Cowered and Lied to their Grieving Families

    02/26/2022 4:52:26 AM PST · by Kaslin · 16 replies ^ | February 26, 2022 | Humberto Fontova
    “Remarking on the soaring tensions between Ukraine and Russia, Cuba’s Foreign Minister Bruno Eduardo Rodriguez Parrilla voiced support for Moscow and echoed his voice against NATO’s expansion eastward.” (This was way back on Feb. 20, by the way.) Most of us recall the Obama administration's lies and treachery regarding Benghazi. But how many of you know about the Obama administration's lies and treachery against the American families of the Americans ambushed and murdered on the orders of Raul Castro this week in 1996?....... Thought so...Well, please read on: You see, amigos: This week 26 years ago three U.S. citizens and...
  • Attempted Assassination Of Iranian Dissident In New York-First attack since 1981 in US

    05/08/2018 4:51:00 AM PDT · by SJackson · 6 replies
    Frontnpagemagazine ^ | 5-8-18 | Kenneth R. Timmerman
    If confirmed, this is the first time since 1981 that the Iranian regime has targeted a defector on U.S. soil. Iranian dissident Mansoor Osanloo, the exiled former head of the bus driver’s union in Tehran, was savagely attacked on Tuesday, May 1, while traveling on a PATH train into New York City, and left for dead. Multiple assailants sprayed him with a corrosive chemical, then clubbed him in the back of the neck with what appears to have been a tire iron. He lay in a coma for several days and required 17 stitches in his neck. I spoke with...
  • MA: FBI probes man on ties to Islamic charity

    01/04/2005 7:26:53 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 1 replies · 285+ views
    Bakersfield Californian ^ | 1/4/05 | Theo Emory - AP
    BOSTON (AP) - Prosecutors have asked a judge to halt citizenship proceedings for a businessman who headed an Islamic charity so the FBI can continue investigating whether he lied about his ties to organizations that include one linked to Osama bin Laden. U.S. Attorney Michael J. Sullivan asked to postpone Emadeddin Z. Muntasser's naturalization hearing scheduled for Thursday. The judge did not immediately rule on the request and gave Muntasser until Wednesday to respond. Muntasser, whose citizenship application has been in the pipeline more than two years, is "the subject of a pending federal criminal investigation regarding statements he made...