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  • U.S. militia groups head to border, stirred by Trump’s call to arms (WaPo freakout)

    11/04/2018 3:19:43 AM PST · by SkyPilot · 46 replies
    Washington Post and MSN News ^ | 4 Nov 18 | Mary Lee Grant, Nick Miroff
    Michael Vickers, a veterinarian and rancher in Falfurrias, Texas, says he won’t let outside militia onto his property and he doesn’t think such groups will be trusted by most area landowners. Gun-carrying civilian groups and border vigilantes have heard a call to arms in President Trump’s warnings about threats to American security posed by caravans of Central American migrants moving through Mexico. They’re packing coolers and tents, oiling rifles and tuning up aerial drones, with plans to form caravans of their own and trail American troops to the border. “We’ll observe and report, and offer aid in any way...
  • How Sergeant-at-Arms hid behind same pillar as Canada gunman

    10/26/2014 4:57:44 AM PDT · by nuconvert · 26 replies
    How Sergeant-at-Arms hid behind same pillar as Canada gunman, then dived on the floor and shot him dead: Dramatic new details have emerged of how the hero Sergeant-at-Arms dove onto the floor from behind a pillar and shot the Muslim convert who attacked the Canadian parliament. Kevin Vickers was in his office when he heard masked gunman Michael Zehaf-Bibeau fire a flurry of bullets while running down the Hall of Honour towards the doors to the Parliamentary Library. He immediately picked up his firearm, left his office and hid behind a pillar just an 'arm's length' from where the shooter...
  • What Pistol did Sergeant at Arms Kevin Vickers use?

    10/24/2014 4:15:34 PM PDT · by marktwain · 24 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 24 October, 2014 | Dean Weingarten
    S&W 5946 I would give long odds that it was a Smith and Wesson 5946 in 9mm.   They come with 15 round magazines.   I doubt that the RCMP used the politically correct 10 rounders. The 3953, above, is also issued, but it is more likely he had the 5946. The picture is from a discussion of the RCMP pistols on Another source confirms that the Smith is the choice of the RCMP.  From Silvercore Firerams Training, BC(pdf): Smith & Wesson 5946 - The Side Arm of the RCMP Manufactured 1990 - 1999 A double-action-only (DAO) variant...
  • Judicial Watch Obtains ‘4 to 5 inch Stack’ of ‘Overlooked’ CIA Records Detailing Meetings with bin

    08/28/2012 9:29:28 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 20 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | August 28, 2012
    Full title: Judicial Watch Obtains ‘4 to 5 inch Stack’ of ‘Overlooked’ CIA Records Detailing Meetings with bin Laden Filmmakers Obama Deputy National Security Advisor for Strategic Communications: Obama White House ‘trying to have visibility into the UBL (Usama bin Laden) projects.’ (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it has obtained records from the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and Department of Defense (DOD) regarding meetings and communications between government agencies and Kathryn Bigelow, the Academy Award-winning director of The Hurt Locker, and screenwriter Mark Boal in preparation for their film Zero Dark Thirty, which details the capture...
  • Badly decomposed body believed to be former Playmate, B-movie actress Yvette Vickers

    05/03/2011 9:36:00 AM PDT · by bgill · 11 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | May 3, 2011 | AP
    Los Angeles County coroners are trying to confirm that a badly decomposed body found in the home of former Playboy Playmate and B-movie actress Yvette Vickers is hers. A neighbor discovered the body in a mummified state last week, police told the Los Angeles Times... Neighbor Susan Savage told the Times she saw letters and cobwebs in Vickers’ mailbox before going into her neglected home in the Benedict Canyon area to discover what she believed to be the actress’s unrecognizable remains.
  • History Channel 2 Hour Documentary Premier: The True Story of Charlie Wilson

    12/21/2007 7:32:45 PM PST · by flattorney · 302 replies · 13,647+ views
    History Channel et. al. ^ | December 22, 2007 | Staff
    Produced by Wild Eyes Prods. Executive producers, Carl H. Lindahl, David Keane; producers, Ryan Spyker, Aaron Cowden; director, Keane; writers, Bowden, Terrence Henry. Narrator: Bill Lloyd. Editor, Justin Inda; music, Michael Plowman. Running time: 120 Min. “Charlie Wilson’s War” (Wide Release Theater Movie) Genres: Comedy, Drama, Adaptation, Biopic and War Running Time: 1 hr. 37 min. Release Date: December 21st, 2007 MPAA Rating: R for strong language, nudity/sexual content and some drug use. Distributors: Universal Pictures Distribution Production Co.: Icarus Productions, Participant Productions, Relativity Media, Playtone Studios: Universal Pictures Filming Locations: Morocco Los Angeles, California USA Produced in: United...
  • Key aide in 'Charlie Wilson's War' widens his battle against terrorism (Michael Vickers)

    01/02/2008 6:45:42 AM PST · by flattorney · 7 replies · 317+ views
    The Washington Post / ^ | December 29, 2007 | Ann Scott Tyson
    WASHINGTON - In the Pentagon's newly expanded Special Operations office Assistant Defense Secretary Michael Vickers is working to implement the US military's highest-priority plan: a global campaign against terrorism that reaches far beyond Iraq and Afghanistan. The wide-ranging plan details the targeting of Al Qaeda-affiliated networks around the world and explores how the United States should retaliate in case of another major terrorist attack. The most critical aspect of the plan, Vickers said in a recent interview, involves US Special Operations forces working through foreign partners to uproot and fight terrorist groups. Vickers's job also spans the modernization of nuclear...
  • Interview with Michael G. Vickers

    12/29/2007 6:54:57 AM PST · by flattorney · 3 replies · 950+ views
    Special Operations Technology ^ | November 14, 2007 | Jeff McKaughan
    Interview with Michael G Vickers - Assistant Secretary of Defense for Special Operations/Low-Intensity Conflict & Interdependent Capabilities Special Operations Technology by Jeff McKaughan November 14, 2007 Q: Good morning, Mr. Vickers. First of all, although it was several months ago, congratulations on the confirmation to the job. There has been shifting and tweaking of the role and office of the assistant secretary of defense for special operations and low intensity conflict. Can you give me an overview of the office today and what its purpose and missions are?A: Thank you very much. My responsibilities have been expanded substantially as a...
  • Sorry, Charlie. This Is Michael Vickers's War.

    12/28/2007 10:52:21 AM PST · by RDTF · 9 replies · 224+ views
    The Washington Post ^ | Dec 28, 2007 | Ann Scott Tyson
    In the Pentagon's newly expanded Special Operations office, a suite of sterile gray cubicles on the "C" ring of the third floor, Assistant Secretary of Defense Michael G. Vickers is working to implement the U.S. military's highest-priority plan: a global campaign against terrorism that reaches far beyond Iraq and Afghanistan. The wide-ranging plan details the targeting of al-Qaeda-affiliated networks around the world and explores how the United States should retaliate in case of another major terrorist attack. -snip- Vickers's job also spans the modernization of nuclear forces for deterrence and retaliation, and the retooling of conventional forces to combat terrorism...
  • With Friends Like These: CAIR Reaches Out for a Setup (Excellent!)

    12/09/2007 7:19:49 AM PST · by nuconvert · 15 replies · 172+ views
    Family Security Matters ^ | Dec. 7, 2007 | M. Zuhdi Jasser
    With Friends Like These: CAIR Reaches Out for a Setup M. Zuhdi Jasser December 7, 2007 It has been a while since I have paid much attention to the antics of local leading Islamists here in Phoenix. But last month’s fundraiser on November 3rd for the local chapter of the Council on American Islamic Relations-Arizona demonstrated the deep-seated pathology and duplicity of this so-called “leading American Muslim civil rights organization.” It appears that staging opportunities to embarrass the American justice system and its leadership is also turning into the modus operandi for this self-described “representative of Arizona Muslims.” Their recent...

    04/21/2006 5:48:36 AM PDT · by NewzGuru · 8 replies · 1,584+ views
    April 21, 2001 | NewzGuru
    SAMI AL-ARIAN ADMITS CONSPIRACY IN PLEA AGREEMENT " There is no conspiracy to support terrorism ."  - Ahmed Bedier, spokesman for Tampa chapter of Council on American Islamic Relations From what I’ve been able to gather, there seems to be enough evidence to prove a web of conspiracy . Let’s have a look and see if that’s true! American Muslim Council (AMC)1. Former Spokesman: Faisal Gill.2. Founder: Abdurahman Muhammad Alamoudi.3. Former Director: Erik Vickers 1. Faisal Gill Former spokesman for the American Muslim Council (AMC) Former director of government affairs for the Islamic Free Market Institute (Islamic Institute) in Washington, D.C.,...
  • The FReeper Foxhole's TreadHead Tuesday - The 7TP/7-Tonowy Polski Light Tank - June 1st, 2004

    06/01/2004 12:01:30 AM PDT · by SAMWolf · 113 replies · 1,850+ views
    Lord, Keep our Troops forever in Your care Give them victory over the enemy... Grant them a safe and swift return... Bless those who mourn the lost. . FReepers from the Foxhole join in prayer for all those serving their country at this time. ...................................................................................... ........................................... U.S. Military History, Current Events and Veterans Issues Where Duty, Honor and Countryare acknowledged, affirmed and commemorated. Our Mission: The FReeper Foxhole is dedicated to Veterans of our Nation's military forces and to others who are affected in their relationships with Veterans. In the FReeper Foxhole, Veterans or their family members should feel...
  • A Troubling Influence - An Islamic Fifth Column penetrates the White House

    12/09/2003 1:37:45 AM PST · by kattracks · 792 replies · 10,763+ views
    FrontPageMagazine ^ | 12/09/03 | Frank J Gaffney Jr.
    Why We Are Publishing This Article by David HorowitzThe article you are about to read is the most disturbing that we at have ever published. As an Internet magazine, with a wide circulation, we have been in the forefront of the effort to expose the radical Fifth Column in this country, whose agendas are at odds with the nation’s security, and whose purposes are hostile to its own. In his first address to Congress after 9/11, the President noted that we are facing the same totalitarian enemies we faced in the preceding century. It is not surprising that their...
  • Portrait of a Wahhabi: My encounters with Randall Royer…and the “usual suspects.”

    07/01/2003 12:07:31 AM PDT · by JohnHuang2 · 11 replies · 2,371+ views ^ | Tuesday, July 1, 2003 | By Stephen Schwartz
    Portrait of a WahhabiBy Stephen Schwartz | June 30, 2003 On Thursday, June 26, I testified before the U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Terrorism, Technology and Homeland Security, chaired by Sen. Jon Kyl (R-Ariz).  My topic was “Wahhabism and Islam in the U.S.”  I outlined the outrageous degree to which Saudi-funded Wahhabi extremists, who are supporters of terrorism, have come to dominate Islam in the U.S. My testimony was not greeted with enthusiasm by James Zogby, the phony civil rights leader who heads the “Arab American Institute." Zogby, a Lebanese Christian once known for his moderate camouflage on Israel, but...
  • Columnist Examines Life of a Female Presbyterian Pastor in Tennessee

    07/06/2003 6:29:07 AM PDT · by Theodore R. · 11 replies · 269+ views
    Memphis, TN, Commercial Appeal ^ | 07-06-03 | Waters, David
    Amen for the female pastor By David Waters July 6, 2003 Lord, it's hard not to be humbled when you're a female pastor in the South. Ask Rev. Fran Vickers, pastor of Poplar Grove Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Halls, Tenn. When she got to town, she went to register to vote. The clerk asked her a few questions. Then she asked for her occupation. "Pastor," Vickers said. "Is your husband coming in later or do you want to carry this to him to sign?" the clerk asked Vickers. One time, Vickers went to the local senior center to lead...
  • Vickers endorses Walrath (over RINO Boehlert)

    08/24/2002 4:50:31 AM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 3 replies · 368+ views
    Auburn (NY) Citizen ^ | 8/24/02 | By Erik Sorensen / Staff Writer
    AUBURN - Dr. David Walrath, who is campaigning for the Republican ballot line for the 24th Congressional District against 10-term Congressman Sherwood Boehlert, R-New Hartford, was endorsed by David B. Vickers Friday. Vickers lost in his bid two years ago for the Republican line against Boehlert in the 23rd District. The districts were redrawn this year by the state legislature, as is done every 10 years with the new census figures. A Spanish teacher in Hamilton, Vickers made the race against Boehlert a close one, winning 44 percent of the vote. Boehlert won 15,269 to 11,382 over Vickers. "Although Boehlert...