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#NeverForget 9-11: Remembering 9-11, and WTC victim Peter Edward Mardikian

Posted by: ST on September 11, 2013 at 9:48 am » Comments Off

**Reposting.  God bless, and never forget.  -ST** ———————————————————- Longtime readers of this blog will recognize this post, as I have published it here every 9-11 since 2006 in honor of Mr. Mardikian, and all victims of the 9-11 terror attacks, as part of DC Roe’s 9-11 remembrance project. I thought this year about doing another post for another […]

 

#IRS: Going after veterans’ groups?

Posted by: Phineas on August 28, 2013 at 2:01 pm » 4 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Well, here’s a surprise (he wrote in sarcasm): while harassing Tea Party and other conservative groups –and interfering with their ability to participate in the 2012 elections, coincidentally enough– our public servants in the IRS decided it would be a good idea to audit veterans organizations, the members of which are largely […]

 

Some questions before we bomb Syria

Posted by: Phineas on August 27, 2013 at 3:45 pm » 9 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Threat Matrix, the blog of The Long War Journal, has some questions that need answering before President Obama, having decided Syria has crossed his ill-advised “red line,”  gives the “go” order. Here are a few of most interest to me: 3. Is there a possibility that the Aug. 21 attack was an accidental hit — of […]

 

Good News: Ft. Hood shooter found guilty, eligible for death penalty

Posted by: Phineas on August 23, 2013 at 6:08 pm » 7 Comments

**Posted by Phineas You wanted to wage jihad fi sabil Allah, Nidal Hasan? Fine. You can also hang for it: Army Maj. Nidal Hasan was convicted Friday in the 2009 shooting rampage at Fort Hood, a shocking assault against American troops at home by one of their own who said he opened fire on fellow soldiers to […]

 

#Benghazi: Why the cover-up?

Posted by: Phineas on August 5, 2013 at 4:25 pm » 3 Comments

**Posted by Phineas We’re a little more than a month away from the one-year anniversary of the attack on our consulate in Benghazi and the deaths of four Americans there, and yet we still have no good answers as to just what was going on there. Why did we have such a poorly secured facility […]

 

#Benghazi: CIA polygraphing witnesses to keep them from talking?

Posted by: Phineas on August 2, 2013 at 1:27 pm » 2 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Late yesterday, CNN and journalist Jake Tapper (1) broke jaw-dropping news about the Benghazi massacre, in which four Americans died. First came the revelation that the consulate and the CIA annex were headquarters for around 35 people, many of them CIA operatives. In addition to the four killed, seven were reported injured, some severely. I […]

 

Iconic firefighter photo almost excluded from 9/11 memorial exhibit

Posted by: Phineas on July 28, 2013 at 1:07 pm » 7 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Because, you see, it’s too “rah-rah American”: According to Elizabeth Greenspan, author of the up coming book Battle for Ground Zero (St. Martin’s Press), Michael Shulan, creative director of the 9/11 Memorial Museum, thought about cutting the famed photo from Ground Zero of three firefighters raising the American flag amidst the rubble of […]

 

“Heroic” Edward Snowden applies for membership in KGB veterans group

Posted by: Phineas on July 24, 2013 at 11:26 pm » 2 Comments

**Posted by Phineas This just gets better and better: Renegade National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden has applied to join a group of former Russian intelligence and security officials, according to the group’s director. Participation in a union of former KGB security, intelligence, and police officials, would likely change Snowden’s status from that of a whistleblower […]

 

#Benghazi: And, just like that, the missing colonel is found

Posted by: Phineas on July 19, 2013 at 4:39 pm » 6 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Funny how that works, when Congress controls the appropriations leash: The U.S. Department of Defense has agreed to make available to Congress a Marine Corps colonel who was in command of U.S. Special Forces in Northern Africa on the night armed terrorists staged a military-style assault on an American diplomatic outpost in […]

 

North Korea caught smuggling missiles though Panama Canal?

Posted by: Phineas on July 16, 2013 at 12:01 pm » 2 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Couldn’t be. I’m sure there’s an innocent explanation: A mystery with potential international ramifications is unfolding in Panama, where authorities discovered military equipment hidden inside a North Korean-flagged ship that originated in Cuba. Cuba has long been at odds with the United States, and North Korea is banned by the United Nations […]