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Paramilitary troops repulsed Islamic State suicide attack, north of Babel
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Behind Cruz's Florida Rampage, Obama's School-Leniency Policy
Posted by: Skidmark || 03/06/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [356 views] Top|| File under:

#1  In this case: Spare the rod - create a monster.
Posted by: CrazyFool || 03/06/2018 0:38 Comments || Top||

#2  The Lefts refusal to acknowledge the value of both nuclear and extended families in civilization, then substituting a band-aid of Big Brother to cover the bloody mess their acts generate.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 03/06/2018 7:44 Comments || Top||

#3  another obozo "the clown" policy "FLOP" as with most? Does Not chitcago need it's political organizer(bathhouse boi) back?
Posted by: ranture || 03/06/2018 10:32 Comments || Top||

#4  Where is the surprise meter?

Looking more and more like a carefully orchestrated program designed to create school shootings and thus a dismemberment of the 2nd Amendment.

And interconnect that with the affirmative action assignment of a Sheriff's captain with no tactical field experience to handle swat teams, you see where this is all going.

Sheriff Israel is a liberal weinie but we have to admit this was being force fed from the top.

AND this numbskull Goff behind these namby-pamby approaches to school discipline? Everything they espouse is complete nonsense disproven by years of scholarly research.

Under the cover, the real purpose was to show decreases in crime in liberal areas AND to cultivate a school shooter somewhere in one of the chosen school districts.
Posted by: Sock Puppet of Doom || 03/06/2018 12:28 Comments || Top||

#5  Looking more and more like a carefully orchestrated program designed to create school shootings and thus a dismemberment of the 2nd Amendment.

It's easy to imagine that the likes of Obama, Duncan, Holder, Runcie and Israel failed to think their way through all the tragic possibilities of their policy. But it could also be a convenient excuse for a more sinister plot to create more tragedies thereby advancing the cause of gun control. I don't think we need any more legislation to control guns if they're not going to enforce the laws we already have. And if we have the kind of agreement that this article alleges between Runcie and Israel that should be evidence of misfeasance sufficient to cost them their jobs, maybe even enough to put them in jail. If I was a parent of one of the victims I'd be consulting a lawyer to determine if this agreement is grounds for a lawsuit with a big bucks settlement. I'd break that school district and sheriff's department, put them entirely out of business because they are worse than useless. Scott Israel's job is to enforce the law and if he's agreed not to do that he certainly shouldn't have that job anymore.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 03/06/2018 13:31 Comments || Top||

#6  It isn't that they didn't think it thru - is that they just don't give a sh*t. What's a few dead schoolchildren as long as it drives their agenda.
After all this is the same bunch who ran weapons to the Mexican Drug Cartels for the sole purpose of making true (or at least making possible) Obama's claim that most weapons in mexico came from lax US gun laws. So what if a few mexicans get killed or a border patrol agent or three?
*that* is the kind of people we are dealing with.
Posted by: CrazyFool || 03/06/2018 13:52 Comments || Top||

#7  What CF said.
Posted by: Ebbeatch Wheasing1070 || 03/06/2018 13:59 Comments || Top||

#8  I'd upvote CF and SPOD's remarks, but lack the means, so mudt do this.
Posted by: Whiskey Mike || 03/06/2018 14:56 Comments || Top||

#9  I'd upvote CF and SPOD's remarks, but lack the means, so must do this.
Posted by: Whiskey Mike || 03/06/2018 14:57 Comments || Top||

Home Front: Politix
Federal Judge Rules Trump's DACA Phaseout Is Legal, Dismisses Challenge
h/t Red State
The Trump administration’s plan to phaseout the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program is legal, a federal judge ruled Monday.

Judge Roger W. Titus said the DACA rescission memo and the six-month phaseout provided an opportunity for Congress to do their job.

...Some argued that Trump’s inflammatory tweets should be used against the administration’s memo, but Titus disagreed.
"As disheartening or inappropriate as the president’s occasionally disparaging remarks may be, they are not relevant to the larger issues governing the DACA rescission. The DACA Rescission Memo is clear as to its purpose and reasoning, and its decision is rationally supported by the administrative record."
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 03/06/2018 02:16 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [361 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Amazing.
Posted by: Besoeker || 03/06/2018 7:16 Comments || Top||

#2  Nominated by W.; District of Maryland
Posted by: Frank G || 03/06/2018 7:18 Comments || Top||

#3  Thanks for catching the 'loosing.' I repaired it.
Posted by: Besoeker || 03/06/2018 7:19 Comments || Top||

#4  So the judge shopping begins anew.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 03/06/2018 8:39 Comments || Top||

#5  Apparently, the NY Slimes and the WaPoo have not yet picked up on the story. I await their story with bated breath.
Posted by: Bobby || 03/06/2018 12:29 Comments || Top||

#6  Just don't hold your breath Bobby!
Posted by: CrazyFool || 03/06/2018 13:53 Comments || Top||

#7  Golly. I the way the MSM was crowing about how SCOTUS decided not to hear the case yet, you'd think this would have been over.

He who laughs last.
Posted by: gorb || 03/06/2018 13:56 Comments || Top||

July 2010, Spy Anna Chapman and pals sent packing - Diana West explains why
Excerpt from the lengthy article:
[Diana West] Consider an earlier case with eerie parallels. As FBI Director (2001-2013), Robert Mueller presided over the Bureau’s decade-long counterintelligence operation known as "Ghost Stories," which targeted the deep-cover ring of Russian "illegals" mentioned above. In June 2010, the FBI netted this ring of covert Russian Foreign Intelligence Service (SVR) operatives, which was successfully boring into elite circles, including Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s ‐ and then sent them packing ASAP to Mother Russia.

Why? All of the available evidence strongly suggests that this painstaking FBI work of a decade was thrown away to protect Hillary Clinton, the once and future presidential candidate, who was at risk of being compromised. As FBI counterintelligence chief Frank Figliuzzi put it: "We were becoming very concerned they were getting close enough to a sitting US cabinet member that we thought we could no longer allow this to continue."

Never one to save the republic instead of herself, Hillary Clinton "worked feverishly" to get these Russian agents deported before they could be adequately debriefed or otherwise exploited, as J. Michael Waller writes. Remember, June 2010 was a busy month for the Clintons: Rosatom was initiating its purchase of Uranium One; Bill Clinton was pocketing $500,000 from that KGB-linked Moscow bank, Renaissance Capital, which was "talking up" Uranium One shares (even as $145 million was sloshing into the Clinton Foundation); President Obama was pushing for Russian membership in the World Trade Organization, and all the "reset" rest. The exposure of a highly trained network of SVR operatives targeting Hillary Clinton among others could not have been more inconvenient. How do you say, "Get them out of here on the double" in Russian?
Going out a limb here, but did $500,000. in speaking fees help pay for the release of Anna and friends.
Looking back, I don’t recall FBI Director Mueller in a lather over this Russian "meddling," or "influence" on the Obama administration. Last time I looked, he did not resign from his FBI directorship in protest of this crude administration cover-up, either. Maybe he was too busy hiding evidence from Congress of the so-called Mikerin probe, the investigation into a Russian bribery scheme to control an American uranium trucking firm, even as U.S. lawmakers were examining the proposed sale of Uranium One to the Russian government.

Thus, in FBI Director Mueller’s treatment of the Russian espionage ring in we see a funhouse-mirror-image of Special Counsel Mueller’s Russian social media indictments. In 2010, without a single indictment or anything comparable, Mueller’s FBI did its part in deporting from American soil a network of high-value SVR operatives for political reasons; in 2018, without any expectation of prosecution, Mueller’s Special Counsel office indicted a network of Russian Internet hooligans on Russian soil, also for political reasons.

In both cases, it is our national security that suffers while Mueller’s political masters benefit. In 2010, they wanted Obama-Clinton protected from real Russian exposure; in 2018 they want Trump destroyed by concocted Russian exposure.

Enter the "dossier."
And in exchange, the Brits get a potential Christopher Steele source, the now very ill Colonel Sergei Skripal.
Posted by: Besoeker || 03/06/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [465 views] Top|| File under:

#2  I'd reckon there's a very good chance that British Intelligence (MI6) and possibly Chrstopher Steele, tipped us off to Chapman and her Russian cell. After all, she had been married to a Brit and lived in the UK for six years. To think the Brits were not monitoring Chapman whilst she was in the UK is dreadfully naive.

I'd also suggest that Sergei Skripal knew her father, veteran KGB agent Vasily Kushchenko, or knew of his Russian Intelligence status. Hell, Christopher Steele may have known Kushchencko. It really is a small community, especially for a Russian operating in Zimbabwe.

So, a rhetorical question. How badly does anyone feel the Deep State wish to burn Christopher Steele or MI6 ?
Posted by: Besoeker || 03/06/2018 7:11 Comments || Top||

#3  6 has long term embedded assets.
When the CIA pulled back their assets were lost and they were forced to share 2nd hand intelligence thru intermediaries. Deep State operates thru contracts not contacts.
Posted by: Skidmark || 03/06/2018 7:38 Comments || Top||

#4  Russian loathing for Skripal is highlighted by claims from Russian secret services historian Nikolai Luzan that the double was responsible for disclosing to MI6 the names of around 300 GRU staff members and other 'agents' including those working abroad.

Posted by: Besoeker || 03/06/2018 8:02 Comments || Top||

#5  Red Hillary. Red Mueller. Red BJ. It just goes on and on.
Posted by: Whiskey Mike || 03/06/2018 10:57 Comments || Top||

#6  Thanks for that, Skid.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 03/06/2018 11:10 Comments || Top||

#7  For example:
Israel Said to Be Source of Secret Intelligence Trump Gave to Russians
Posted by: Skidmark || 03/06/2018 12:33 Comments || Top||

#8  We all know that the protocol for a captured foreign agent is to interrogate/debrief/interview them until the cows come home.

Once you squeeze them dry you give them back, because normally their handlers know they are damaged goods and no longer useful...saves us the wet work.

The fact that Ms. Kushchenko is still breathing and is able to flaunt her assets without a limp is an obvious sign that they still value her as an asset.
Posted by: Sock Puppet of Doom || 03/06/2018 20:14 Comments || Top||

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Tue 2018-03-06
  Paramilitary troops repulsed Islamic State suicide attack, north of Babel
Mon 2018-03-05
  20 Islamic State militants killed in clashes with Iraqi forces in Hawija
Sun 2018-03-04
  Teacher found guilty of grooming children to launch terror attacks in London
Sat 2018-03-03
  Mosul Clearances Continue: 30 turbans tied up or permanently unwound, ISIS chemicals concern, Saddam Hussein mass grave found
Fri 2018-03-02
  Attack underway in Burkina Faso's capital, police say
Thu 2018-03-01
  Nigerian-Cameroonian Troops Eliminate 35 Boko Haram fighters, Recover Large Weapons
Wed 2018-02-28
  US designates 'Daesh-Egypt', other ISIS affiliates as terrorist groups
Tue 2018-02-27
  Drone strike kill 3 militants, injures 3 more in Laghman province
Mon 2018-02-26
  Police arrest widow of Jemaah Islamiyah leader Marwan
Sun 2018-02-25
  UN Security Council unanimously votes in favor of Syria ceasefire resolution
Sat 2018-02-24
  US says Jerusalem embassy to open in May, Palestinians furious
Fri 2018-02-23
  Deputy of Islamic State’s Baghdadi killed in Iraqi airstrike: Intelligence source
Thu 2018-02-22
  Mali Blast Kills Two French Soldiers
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  SWAT force arrests senior IS, Al-Qaeda commander in central Ramadi
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