Posts in category "Terrorism"

A dozen 'root causes' for Islamic extremism that Obama basically ignored

The Barack Obama White House, including the president himself and Secretary of State John Kerry, today continued to examine the “legitimate grievances” that have caused the rise of “violent extremism.” Addressing an international White House Conference on terrorism, the two emphasized that the world is “not at war with Islam,” as if the cruelty and... Read more »

Obama: Mind if I play through?

Paris update: Islamic terrorists killed, some of their hostages killed, others freed

French police today killed the  two brothers who slaughtered 12 people at the Charlie Hebdo offices. But at least four hostages have been killed and possibly a dozen wounded where Islamic terrorists had taken hostages at two sites in Paris. Others were reported freed uninjured. As Fox News reported: Near-simultaneous raids by French police Friday... Read more »

Two Islamic terrorists holding hostages in Paris have been killed

According to Skynews, the two Islamic terrorists who had been holding hostages in Paris have been killed by police in raids on two Paris sites. Videos show many ambulances rushing to the scene at the printing office and the Kosher market . Reports that “several” hostages had been freed. At this point, we’re anxiously awaiting... Read more »

French police moving in on Islamic terrorists holding hostages in Paris

Lots of gunfire and explosions heard at printing plant near the airport north of Paris where Islamic terrorist was holding hostages. Not long after shots heard fired in Kosher market in south Paris. There the terrorist had threatened to harm the hostages.

UPDATE: Gunfire and explosions heard at scene of Islamic terrorists hostage site in Paris

Turn on your TV. Updates are here in the Guardian. There are a lot of explosions and gunfire at the printing plant. Now there are sounds of gunfire at the the Kosher store in Paris, where one of the terrorists was holding hostages, demanding that he would harm them if “something” happened to his brother... Read more »

Islamic terrorists take hostages at two places in Paris

Islamic terrorists have taken hostages in two places in Paris. Police have responded. Story is here.

Watch Senator John McCain's eloquent condemnation of CIA torture

Sen. John McCain may have surprised some of his Republican colleagues by his eloquent condemnation of torture as an offense against our “national honor.” He called the report released today by the outgoing chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee into the practice of torture used by the CIA against captured terrorists to be “thorough and... Read more »

Pervert ISIS says rape and abduction are God's will

ISIS/ISIL/The Islamic State now goes out of its way, indeed, it brags, that they are carrying out God’s will, by raping, abducting and selling into slavery “infidel” women and children. The unbelievable declaration by Islam’s radical branch comes in its own English-language digital magazine called “Dabiq:” One should remember that enslaving the families of the... Read more »

Obama thinking about disobeying another law?

Really? This time it’s the Congressional prohibition against bringing terrorists to our backyards. Reports the Wall Street Journal (a paywall may apply): The White House is drafting options that would allow President Barack Obama to close the detention facility in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, by overriding a congressional ban on bringing detainees to the U.S., senior administration officials... Read more »
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