Archive for the 'Terrorism' Category

A Closer Look At Times Square Bomb, Motives & Threat

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in National Security, New York, Terrorism

A group associated with the Taliban in Pakistan is claiming responsibility, but that’s already pretty much been debunked since a) the bomb sucked and b) the same group claimed responsibility for other situations that they weren’t involved with. And then there’s the South Park/Viacom story, which seems very thin at this point. All we do […]

May 2nd, 2010 | Permalink| 2 Comments »

Obama Admits Bush was Right, Apologizes

By Frank Hagan | Related entries in Terrorism

Well, not really. But the administration is backing off the proposal to try certain foreign terrorists in the regular court system. The reversal is for terrorists who declared war on the US, then plotted and directed the worst attack on US soil from abroad . The Washington Post reports: President Obama’s advisers are nearing a […]

March 5th, 2010 | Permalink| 11 Comments »

A Few Months After

By Frank Hagan | Related entries in Terrorism

Recently, discussion on Donklephant.com centered around a perceived bias on the part of the Drudge Report in not featuring the recent domestic terrorism attack on an IRS building in Texas. Concern was also expressed that police in Austin “refused to call it terrorism.” The administration must be listening. Obviously bowing to the pressure from the […]

February 24th, 2010 | Permalink| 8 Comments »

A Day After, Drudge Highlights Housing Help Instead Of Terrorism

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Media, Terrorism

Yes, an additional $1.5B in aid to homeowners in Nevada gets priority over a plane being flown into a government facility on purpose. The terrorism link doesn’t even have a picture or is highlighted in red (I circled it just to point it out), which is usually what Drudge does with an important story that […]

February 19th, 2010 | Permalink| 10 Comments »

Domestic Terrorist Hits IRS Building. Police Refuse To Call It Such.

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Terrorism, Video

I guess it’s only terrorism if you’re a Muslim? From Fox News: A pilot furious with the Internal Revenue Service crashed his small plane into an Austin, Texas, office building where nearly 200 federal tax employees work on Thursday, igniting a raging fire that sent massive plumes of thick, black smoke rising from the seven-story […]

February 18th, 2010 | Permalink| 61 Comments »

Key Counterterrorism Adviser Slams Cheney

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Cheney, Obama, Terrorism, The War On Terrorism

On Meet The Press today, John Brennan (Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism) said the following when asked about Cheney’s comments: “I’m very disappointed in the vice president’s comments,” Mr. Brennan said, describing himself as neither a Democrat nor a Republican. “Either the vice president is willfully mischaracterizing this president’s position both […]

January 3rd, 2010 | Permalink| 18 Comments »

Show Trials

By Frank Hagan | Related entries in Terrorism

The term show trial is a pejorative description of a type of highly public trial. The term was first recorded in the 1930s. There is a strong connotation that the judicial authorities have already determined the guilt of the defendant and that the actual trial has as its only goal to present the accusation and […]

December 7th, 2009 | Permalink| 15 Comments »

Health Care Bill More Dangerous Than Terrorism?

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Democrats, Dumb Things Said By Smart People, Health Care, Republicans, Terrorism, Video

Ahh, I “love” the political critters in the House. Why? Just watch… Here’s the thing, the reason these folks can get away with nonsense like this is because congressional districts have been so gerrymandered as to be almost completely red or blue. And given that Rep. Foxx is from North Carolina’s 5th district (very safely […]

November 3rd, 2009 | Permalink| 6 Comments »

National Healthcare: Breeding Ground For Terror?

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Health Care, Media, Partisan Hacks, Religion, Terrorism, Video

As you can see below, the title of this post was an actual caption on Fox News. So their argument is basically, “Because Universal Health Care brings about more diversity, it’s more likely to attract terrorists because Muslims will fit in and not be noticed. Best to have private practices where white, Christian doctors make […]

July 21st, 2009 | Permalink| 24 Comments »

North Korea cyber army attacks US and S. Korea websites

By donar | Related entries in Cartoons, North Korea, Political Graffiti, Terrorism

NY times article… Nothing has been proven, but it sounds all too intriguing…at least to a cartoonist. Tweet

July 8th, 2009 | Permalink| No Comments »