Archive for January 31, 2013

Israeli War Planes Reportedly Attack Convoy Inside Syria

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Israel reportedly used air power to attack inside Syria Thursday morning, Jan. 31, 2013, according to sources cited by multiple media. Rather than entering directly into the Syrian civil war, the Israeli strike was on a convoy near the Syrian border with Lebanon.  The convoy reportedly was carrying sophisticated Russian surface-to-air missiles possibly headed into Lebanon to supply Hezbollah. Nevertheless, while Israel did not enter

Group of Senators, Obama Announce Separate Immigration Proposals

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A group of eight U.S. Senators announced an immigration proposal on Monday, Jan. 28, 2012, followed by President Barack Hussein Obama giving his own immigration address the following day. Several difficulties not faced up to publicly include the undeniable fact that, because so many illegal aliens come from narrowly focused ethnic and national origins, any amnesty would, by definition, have a racist impact, something that

Syrian Activists Say Dozens of Bodies Found in River

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(VOA – Michael Lipin – January 29, 2013) Syrian opposition activists say the bodies of at least 65 people apparently shot in the head have been found in a river in the northern city of Aleppo. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights posted videos on the Internet on Tuesday, showing dozens of muddied bodies that it says were dragged out of the Queweik river

VIDEO LINK: Former CIA Leadership Discuss Counterterrorist Interrogations, “Zero Dark Thirty”

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C-Span provides video of an American Enterprise Institute event featuring former CIA Director, General Michael Hayden (ret.); John Rizzo, former CIA Deputy Counsel; Jose Rodriguez, former Director of the National Clandestine Service; and AEI Fellow Marc Thiessen, author of “Courting Disaster: How the CIA Kept America Safe and How Barack Obama Is Inviting the Next Attack.” A main point of discussiong was enhanced interrogation techniques

British PM Vows Referendum on EU

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(VOA – January 23, 2013) British Prime Minister David Cameron has announced that if his party wins the next election, he plans to renegotiate the terms of Britain’s membership in the European Union and then ask the British people to vote on it. Mr. Cameron made the comments in a long-awaited speech Wednesday in which he warned that public disillusionment with the EU is “at

United States marks 40 years of Roe v. Wade decriminalizing “abortion”

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[First Draft] It was forty years ago that the U.S. Supreme Court issued what was purportedly a judicial opinion in Roe v. Wade. In the course deciding a case or controversy, the Court issued a ruling and opinion, what amounted to a decree, that it was unconstitutional to legislate against the deliberate killing of a developing child still in the womb of her mother, under

TSA Ending Nude X-Ray Body Scanner Images at Airport Checkpoints

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The Transportation Security Administration (TSA), of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced by way of their blog, on Friday, Jan. 18, 2013, the gradual elimination of nude x-ray images of airline passengers. By June 1, 2013, all TSA screening at U.S. airports is planned to feature a new kind of technology that will still scan passengers, but display an abstract, cartoon-like figure without

DOD Identifies Army Casualty in Afghanistan, Sgt. David J. Chambers of Virginia

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DoD has announced another U.S. casualty in the Afghanistan conflict, Sgt. David J. Chambers, 25, of Hampton, Va. Chambers was killed by an improvised explosive device (IED) while on dismounted patrol in Kandahar Province.   The Pentagon’s news release follows: U.S. Department of Defense Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Public Affairs) News Release On the Web: Media contact: +1 (703) 697-5131/697-5132