The Domestic Face Of “Overseas Contingency Operations”
From The Political and Financial Markets Commentator Take A Good Look At This Man Remember back in March when the name change order came down from the top? No more Global War On Terror. It was now to be known as Overseas Contingency Operations. I suppose that GWOT had negative connotations to the Obama administration. The President had the idea of putting lipstick on the | Read More »
, al qaida
, Global War on Terror
, najibullah zazi
, Nancy Pelosi
, Obama Administration
, political opinion
, World Trade Center
U.S. Att’y Jim Letten, FBI Smell Something Fishy in New Orleans City Hall
U.S. Attorney Jim Letten today announced an investigation in New Orleans City Hall, this time into the city’s ill-fated foray into anti-crime surveillance cameras. And, yes, this investigation will reach into Democratic Mayor Ray Nagin’s office. U.S. Attorney’s office confirms federal investigation into City Hall Letten’s success in bringing charges against corrupt New Orleans-area Democrats has been previously chronicled in these pages, here,here, here, here, | Read More »
Publius Podcast: Why Terror is no Police Problem
The latest Publius Podcast is up, folks. Have at it. Feel free to visit the Publius Forum TalkShoe page to see my past podcasts. Or see www.OutLoudOpinion.com for an aggregation of my podcasts as well as some other great podcasts for your listening pleasure. New podcasts appear approximately monthly, or whenever the mood strikes me to do one.
FBI Director Rebukes Obama Administration, Congressional Democrats
In response to a question from Congressman Lamar Smith (R-TX), FBI Director Robert Mueller gave the House Judiciary Committee a rundown of the Bureau’s concerns about transferring Guantanamo terror suspects to the United States. President Obama and his Democrat friends in Congress would be wise to take note of Mr. Mueller’s warnings.
Today’s Headlines — Feb. 24, 2009
http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2009/feb/24/utah-governor-ignores-top-gop-legislators/ Utah governor to D.C. GOP: You’re ‘inconsequential’ — http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2009/feb/24/obama-pleads-for-fiscal-responsibility/ Spending bill stuffed with earmarks — http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2009/feb/24/underneath-it-all-were-just-not-feeling-so-sexy/ Recession’s new winner: Granny underwear Lean times for frilly lingerie — http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2009/feb/24/treasury-citigroup-discuss-partial-takeover/ Treasury, Citigroup debate control Nationalization fears hit stocks — http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2009/feb/24/fbi-urged-to-gain-trust-of-ethnic-blocs-in-us/ FBI praises foreigners, disses U.S. Mueller sees terror prevention — http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2009/feb/24/pakistani-taliban-unite-against-us/ Pakistani Taliban unite against U.S. — http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2009/feb/24/immigration-knew-about-levy-case-suspect/ Levy suspect had detainment status — http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2009/feb/24/clooney-gets-white-house-promises-darfur/ Clooney | Read More »
What were Rahm Emanuel’s (D) links to Tim Mahoney (D), anyway?
No, I don’t have any updates to the FBI investigation of former Congressman Mahoney (D, FL-16) and whether he used campaign funds to pay off one of his mistresses, sorry. That’s going to be a quiet kind of story until the FBI finishes said investigation; after all, Mahoney was brutally sacrificed to the media gods by the Democratic Party desperate to have that story not | Read More »
Another Wednesday, Another OPEN THREAD……. FBI may shift gears away from Counter-Terrorism to work fraud cases AND…. IowaHawk strikes again !
http://www.breitbart.com/article.php?id=D969LLG01 Looks like Hopey One Kenobi™ may have his FBI shifting gears…… and are we surprised ? Oh nay nay. Change no free individual should ever believe in. The moniker “Hopey One Kenobi” ™ to ‘StableHand’ at The Jawa Report. —————————– Ladies and Gentlemen: The man, the myth, the legend, IowaHawk and Nummmmmmbers Innnn Theeeeeeee Newwwwwwws………. http://iowahawk.typepad.com/iowahawk/2009/02/numbers-in-the-news.html Let’s get this party started in here ! | Read More »
Today’s Headlines — Dec. 19, 2008
http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2008/dec/19/bush-announce-auto-restructuring-plan/ Bush spells out the auto restructuring plan — http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2008/dec/19/fbi-agents-paid-overtime-for-cocktail-parties-audi/ FBI agents paid overtime for cocktail parties Audit shows estimated $6.4 million in improper payments — http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2008/dec/19/obama-will-create-iran-outreach-position/ EXCLUSIVE: Obama to create Iran outreach post — http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2008/dec/19/obama-nominees-clinton-vilsack-under-scrutiny/ Financial ties of Clinton, Vilsack scrutinized Donors, subsidies get reviews —- http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2008/dec/19/a-senate-test-for-high-celebrity/ PRUDEN: A Senate test for high celebrity — http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2008/dec/19/weyrich-cast-a-long-shadow-as-conservative-movemen/ ANALYSIS: Weyrich cast long shadow in conservatism —- | Read More »
How Sedition and Corruption Elected a Coup
As evidenced by a new documentary, the press kept knowledge of anything negative about Obama and the Democrats completely quiet. The average voter had no clue about Bill Ayers, Tony Resko, George Soros, how the Democrats set up the housing crash, how the Democrats set up the Wall Street fiasco, the pending redistribution of wealth, that socialism is a cancer or the coming destruction of | Read More »
, fourth circuit
, public corruption
, South Carolina
, Supreme Court
Media in the tank for… ACORN?
That is an actual quote from this article.More: So on Friday afternoon, the Obama campaign hit back, calling on U.S. Atty. Gen. Michael Mukasey to appoint a special prosecutor to look into the Republicans’ apparent attempt to use the Justice Dept., once again, to accomplish its political aims. Special Prosecutor Nora Dannehy is already investigating charges that the DOJ engaged in a partisan witch-hunt in | Read More »
Hey, have you ever used DarkMarket for all your cyber-crime needs?
They’ve been running that site since November 2006. Via AoSHQ: Cybercrime Supersite ‘DarkMarket’ Was FBI Sting, Documents Confirm DarkMarket.ws, an online watering hole for thousands of identify thieves, hackers and credit card swindlers, has been secretly run by an FBI cybercrime agent for the last two years, until its voluntary shutdown earlier this month, according to documents unearthed by a German radio network. Reports from | Read More »
Billionaires and Millionaires Endorse Obama
The George Soros group of socialist billionaires and millionaires created the Democracy Alliance that is meant to be a financial clearinghouse. To date it has brokered more than $100 million in grants to liberal nonprofits that work for Obama.www.capitalresearch.org/news/news.html?id=551Community Services, Inc. specializes in field operations for grass roots organizing for “get-out-the-vote.” The Obama expense reports list the following payments to CSI: $564,342 for Stage, Sound | Read More »
Obama Poker Pal Being Investigated By FBI
In an article, Time for Hard Questions, Commentary Magazine reports that Obama poker buddy and political confidante, Larry Walsh is being investigated by the FBI.
Grassley’s Focus on Investigations
Congress has some obligation to act as a watch dog and to hold investigations, but Grassley’s sole focus in the Senate seems to be investigation. His most recent demand is for hearings regarding the FBI’s anthrax letter investigation. It is not that I think hearings on this topic would not be beneficial, but Grassley appears to be accomplishing little else than starting investigations. A short | Read More »
, nonprofit hospitals
, Tax Havens
October Surprise Guaranteed
The October surprise currently being discussed is all about the Rev. Jeremiah Wright. Wrong!There will be an October surprise, whether it happens before October 30 being done the right way, or if it happens ON October 30, through the 9th Circuit’s Arizona District Court, it will happen.I personally guarantee the latter, if the former does not happen the right way because things used for politics | Read More »