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Ah Yes, It Makes Sense To Me Now

You Knew This Was Coming. Didn’t You?

CNSNews.com – Charges Against Gitmo Terror Suspect Should Be Thrown Out, Lawyer Argues New York (AP) – A lawyer asked a judge Monday to toss out charges against the first Guantanamo Bay detainee to be brought to civilian courts, saying he was tortured for 14 hours over five days and denied trial for nearly five [...]

“Clueless” Describes Our Entire Intelligence Apparatus.

RealClearPolitics – Video – Napolitano Most Surprised By “Determination Of al-Qaeda” Question: What was the most shocking, stunning thing that you found out of the review? And, Secretary, to you, as well.SECRETARY NAPOLITANO: I think, following up on that, not just the determination of al Qaeda and al Qaeda Arabian Peninsula, but the tactic of [...]

Ohhhh, That’s Too Bad.

Nigeria says U.S. air rule threatens bilateral ties | Reuters “Nigeria expresses its disappointment and concern of the undeserved placement of Nigeria on the countries of interest list and views this action as having the potential of undermining longstanding and established U.S.-Nigeria bilateral ties,” said Information Minister Dora Akunyili. What’re they going to do? Cut [...]

The Terrorists Win!

Publishers dumbfounded by airplane book ban – The Globe and Mail Canadian publishers are dumbfounded by new airport security measures that seem to forbid passengers from bringing books and magazines purchased pre-flight onto airplanes bound for the U.S.The measures, announced Dec. 28 by Transport Canada, permit Canadian passengers en route to the U.S. to carry [...]

More Butt Covering?

Flight 253 passenger Kurt Haskell: ‘I was visited by the FBI’ | Detroit News – – MLive.com Following up on a visit from FBI officials about an eyewitness account first described to MLive.com, Michigan attorney Kurt Haskell described the visit in comment sections across MLive on Wednesday. Haskell and his wife, Lori, were aboard Flight [...]

Hindsight’s Always 20/20

Hot Air » Newsweek: Saudis briefed top Obama official about “underwear bombers” in October; Update: MI5 knew of bomber three years ago You can always spot things after the fact that should have given the whole thing away. But so many, eight years after 9/11? Even if you’re inclined to blame Bush, the election was [...]

They’re Only “Rehabbed” If They Want To Be

Picture this: Art Therapy for Terrorists – NYPOST.com A cushy Saudi Arabian “rehab” center where terrorists are encouraged to express themselves through crayon drawings, water sports and video games is under scrutiny after one of its graduates re-emerged as a leader in the al Qaeda branch claiming responsibility for trying to blow up an airliner [...]

iowahawk: Man, Do I Hate Holiday Travel

iowahawk: Man, Do I Hate Holiday Travel Iowahawk Special Guest Opinion by Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab Yesterday while I was lying in the burn ward getting my crotch bandages changed, I had a chance to catch the air disaster movie marathon on TCM. The lineup included “Zero Hour,” “The High and the Mighty,” “Skyjacked,” and “Airport [...]

Looks Like The Kind Of Relationship That Politicians and Lobbyists Have

Blackwater Guards Tied to Secret Raids by the C.I.A. – NYTimes.com WASHINGTON — Private security guards from Blackwater Worldwide participated in some of the C.I.A.’s most sensitive activities — clandestine raids with agency officers against people suspected of being insurgents in Iraq and Afghanistan and the transporting of detainees, according to former company employees and [...]