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Archive for the ‘Terrorism’ Category

Posted by nottoolate On Mar - 6 - 2010 41 COMMENTS

As a follow-up to Hate in America, did anyone see the DKos diary on the group in Texas called Repent Amarillo? http://www.texasobserver.org/dateline/he-who-casts-the-first-stone What’s next for Repent? They’ve posted a “Warfare Map” on the group’s Web site. The map includes establishments like gay bars, strip clubs and porn shops, but also […]

Posted by Chernynkaya On Feb - 12 - 2010 47 COMMENTS

The Southern Poverty Law Center counted 926 active hate groups in the U.S. in 2008—that’s a 54% rise since 2000.  And those are only groups, lone wolves—no one knows how many. Statistics from the Federal Bureau of Investigation report the incidence of hate crimes showed an eight percent increase between […]

Posted by Scheherazade On Jan - 8 - 2010 4 COMMENTS

Former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani has been the talk of the politicos all day after his appearance on ABC’s Good Morning America. The man who Joe Biden famously said is known for “a noun, a verb and 9/11” seems to have forgotten about 9/11. Giuliani made the same […]

Posted by Tiger99 On Jan - 6 - 2010 73 COMMENTS

 It would appear that the “Powers To Be” have just been waiting for the chance to implement the mandatory use of  Full Body Scanners at every major Airport… Can’t you just picture Dick Cheney making this statement to all the “spooks in the bunker”, ” All we need is one lonely, impressionable […]

Posted by KevenSeven On Jan - 4 - 2010 65 COMMENTS

We have come far enough from the Christmas attack to start to draw some conclusions.   For this discussion, I will not assume that there was any deliberate effort to stitch up Obama.    I am coming to the conclusion that this was a classic and not amazing example of turf warfare […]

Posted by Scheherazade On Jan - 3 - 2010 93 COMMENTS

YEMEN – The United States and the United Kingdom have both decided to close their embassies given current intelligence regarding al-Qaida’s activity in the area. The Sunday morning programs seem to indicate that Yemen will become a stronger focus of the President Obama’s efforts to fight terrorism. In what ways […]

Categories: News & Politics, Terrorism
Posted by Emerald1943 On Dec - 31 - 2009 125 COMMENTS

In perusing the headlines at HP, I stumbled upon a very interesting article by Congressman Eric Massa of New York. Apparently, the most recent personal attack on President Obama by a certain former vice-president has finally provoked a strong response from a Democrat. In the article, he also cites Senator […]

Posted by nellie On Dec - 30 - 2009 13 COMMENTS

McClatchy is running a story this morning asserting that the recent terrorism attempt is going to raise some further obstacles to closing Guantanamo: Likely casualty of air plot: Obama’s Guantanamo plans At the center of the issue is the fact that two Guantanamo prisoners, released by the Bush administration in […]

Categories: News & Politics, Terrorism
Posted by abby4ever On Dec - 29 - 2009 160 COMMENTS

Most, if not all, of us here are familiar with the argument some terrorists give in defence of their attacks upon the West. It’s our foreign policy. And you can’t deny that our foreign policy, especially of the last 8 years, has been a disaster. (‘Disaster’ is a strong word, […]

Categories: News & Politics, Terrorism
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