A 24 year old Tampa man has been taken into custody on Monday after the execution of a search warrant on his residential home by law enforcement, MSN reports. The search warrant found pipe bombs, smoke grenades, and tear gas in his home, as well as materials to make weapons. They also found an AK-47 […]
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And this is a reminder: WASHINGTON — Three Guantánamo detainees were slated to leave the American prison in Cuba this week after about 14 years in captivity. But early Wednesday morning, only two were willing to board the plane. The third — Mohammed Ali Abdullah Bwazir of Yemen — balked at the last minute, even […]
This story was co-published with The Daily Beast. As the Senate debated a proposal earlier this month that would have barred gun sales to people on the government’s terrorism watch lists, Republicans decried the lists as unfair, unreliable and un-American. “There’s no due process or any way to get your name removed from it in […]
In an editorial under a picture of Dick Cheney, the New York Times editorial board called Monday for a full investigation into, and prosecution of those who tortured in our name. I, for one, am shocked: Since the day President Obama took office, he has failed to bring to justice anyone responsible for the torture […]
Here’s what a man who has studied every ISIS attack has to say about their motives and goals. Important read! Also, this is good, too.
The anti-abortion group “Army of God” believes Planned Parenthood got what it deserved. Nevermind that innocent people were killed. Virginia-based anti-abortion activist Donald Spitz, who runs the “Army of God” website, similarly stated after Dr. George Tiller was murdered that the he “reaped what he sowed” and hosts a page celebrating those who have been […]
From The Nation: The Islamophobia is racist, of course, but it also plays right into the hands of ISIS, as does the war fever. The terror group has been quite clear that its strategy is to eliminate what it calls the “grayzone” where Muslims and non-Muslims live in harmony. It aims to provoke Western governments […]
The US state department has approved the sale of $1.3bn of bombs to Saudi Arabia, to allow the Gulf nation to replenish its depleted weapons supplies as it continues to conduct intensive air strikes in Yemen and Syria. Amnesty International, however, told Al Jazeera on Tuesday that some of the types of bombs the US […]
And shame on the Democratic governor of New Hampshire for joining them: At least 23 governors, expressing fears about terrorism, are taking action — through executive order, a request to federal officials or some other means — to prevent Syrian refugees from settling in their states. Their stand in the name of public safety began […]
WASHINGTON — Conservative pressure is mounting on new House Speaker Paul Ryan to block President Barack Obama’s plan to allow up to 10,000 additional Syrian refugees to resettle in the United States. In the aftermath of the Paris attacks, GOP presidential candidates — backed by conservative lawmakers and some governors — are opposing the refugee […]