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Such classy people — not

Posted by: Phineas on September 12, 2011 at 1:01 pm » 2 Comments

**Posted by Phineas As part of yesterday’s observance of the tenth anniversary of the September 11th atrocities, the US Embassy in London held its own services. Also present were a group of Muslims who held their own commemoration: A small group of Islamist demonstrators staged a protest outside the US embassy in London Sunday during […]

 

9-11: George W. Bush and his bullhorn

Posted by: Phineas on September 11, 2011 at 1:01 pm » 3 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Lots of people have written today about that terrible morning: where they were, what they remember, maybe honoring the victims or the many valiant heroes of the battle and its aftermath. I wondered what I would write. I decided that, rather than focus on the day itself, something others have done much […]

 

10 Years Later: Remembering 9-11, and victim Peter Edward Mardikian

Posted by: ST on September 11, 2011 at 9:02 am » 2 Comments

**Reposting last year’s post.  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 […]

 

9/11 ten years later: they’re still trying to kill us

Posted by: Phineas on September 10, 2011 at 5:16 pm » 6 Comments

**Posted by Phineas With the tenth anniversary of the September 11th atrocities coming tomorrow, there’s reasonable fear that Al Qaeda could attempt an attack in New York or elsewhere in the US for their own “celebrations.” But don’t think they or other jihadist groups have been quiet in the meantime, just waiting for an anniversary […]

 

Call the Wahmbulance: Think Progress lies, claim Bush “taking credit” for killing OBL

Posted by: ST on September 9, 2011 at 6:13 pm » 6 Comments

Yes, ladies and gents. Bush hatred is still alive and well.  They won’t let it rest.  Even on the eve eve of a very solemn date in our nation’s history. Just two days before the 10th anniversary of 9-11, the USA Today has published an interview they recently did with our former President in which […]

 

9/11 ten years later: F-16 pilots were ready to ram Flight 93

Posted by: Phineas on September 9, 2011 at 1:26 pm » 3 Comments

**Posted by Phineas All I can say is… wow: As remarkable as it seems now, there were no armed aircraft standing by and no system in place to scramble them over Washington. Before that morning, all eyes were looking outward, still scanning the old Cold War threat paths for planes and missiles coming over the […]

 

Missed opportunities: tapping the Taliban’s lines before 9/11

Posted by: Phineas on August 8, 2011 at 1:01 pm » 1 Comment

**Posted by Phineas Here’s a bombshell from late last week that was lost in all the brouhaha over the debt agreement and S&P’s downgrade of US debt. In the last years of the Clinton administration and the early months of Bush’s, we had a golden chance to tap Afghanistan’s cell-phone networks, probably including their communications […]

 

In response to Bush’s 9/11 reax, teens show more maturity than liberals

Posted by: ST on July 30, 2011 at 10:23 am » 9 Comments

It amazes me to this day how liberals still moan and groan about President Bush’s immediate reaction to learning the Twin Towers had been attacked. Bush has said more than once that the reason he kept his cool was because he didn’t want to jump up and scare the kids in the Florida classroom he […]

 

Meet Rambama – the Obama SEAL Team 6 action figure doll

Posted by: ST on May 12, 2011 at 9:34 am » 14 Comments

This is NOT the story I wanted to start out my morning reading: Navy SEALs have become national heroes since news broke that they took down Osama bin Laden, so it’s fitting that the newest action figure from a Connecticut company is a fierce-looking President Barack Obama as a SEAL. The minute Obama said late […]

 

Thiessen: US EITs were used to ‘elicit cooperation’ rather than gain intelligence

Posted by: ST on May 5, 2011 at 9:52 am » 10 Comments

In light of all the back and forth that has taken place in the aftermath of the bin Laden termination, specifically the renewed debate on the effectiveness of aggressive interrogations, Bush-era administration official and counterterrorism expert Marc Thiessen explains in a great column in the Washington Post what the enhanced interrogation techniques used by US […]