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President Obama proposes cutting border security in 2011 federal budget
Posted by: Uncle Phester || 05/05/2010 19:45 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10797 views] Top|| File under:

#1  On reading the link, I find cuts of some border agents, bad, and cutting funds for the virtual fence, possibly good. The hi tech "fence" has cost a bundle and has not proved effective. The money should be redirected, perhaps to some real fencing.
Posted by: Dogsbody || 05/05/2010 21:34 Comments || Top||

#2  It will be interesting to see what the president can get away with, given the new lot who'll be elected to Congress in November.
Posted by: trailing wife || 05/05/2010 22:25 Comments || Top||

#3  More to the point, I imagine the argument will be made that the terror attacks were all made by people who were in the country legally -- the last two, Najubullah Zazi and Faisal Shahzad are naturalized citizens, and -- and therefore the border is not the issue. That this completely ignores the terror those living near the border endure on a daily basis will be besides the point.
Posted by: trailing wife || 05/05/2010 22:56 Comments || Top||

#4  "The money should be redirected, perhaps to some real fencing."

GFL with that one. :-(
Posted by: Barbara Skolaut || 05/05/2010 23:34 Comments || Top||

More Global Warming Profiteering by Obama Energy Official
Posted by: Uncle Phester || 05/05/2010 19:30 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10793 views] Top|| File under:

Obama biggest recipient of BP cash
While the BP oil geyser pumps millions of gallons of petroleum into the Gulf of Mexico, President Barack Obama and members of Congress may have to answer for the millions in campaign contributions they've taken from the oil and gas giant over the years.

BP and its employees have given more than $3.5 million to federal candidates over the past 20 years, with the largest chunk of their money going to Obama, according to the Center for Responsive Politics. Donations come from a mix of employees and the company's political action committees — $2.89 million flowed to campaigns from BP-related PACs and about $638,000 came from individuals.

On top of that, the oil giant has spent millions each year on lobbying — including $15.9 million last year alone — as it has tried to influence energy policy.

During his time in the Senate and while running for president, Obama received a total of $77,051 from the oil giant and is the top recipient of BP PAC and individual money over the past 20 years, according to financial disclosure records.

An Obama spokesman rejected the notion that the president took big oil money.

“President Obama didn't accept a dime from corporate PACs or federal lobbyists during his presidential campaign,' spokesman Ben LaBolt said. “He raised $750 million from nearly four million Americans. And since he became president, he rolled back tax breaks and giveaways for the oil and gas industry, spearheaded a G20 agreement to phase out fossil fuel subsidies, and made the largest investment in American history in clean energy incentives.'

Posted by: tipper || 05/05/2010 13:33 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10793 views] Top|| File under:

#1  While the BP oil geyser pumps millions of gallons of petroleum into the Gulf of Mexico,

Flat out LIE in the first sentence.
Posted by: Redneck Jim || 05/05/2010 13:40 Comments || Top||

#2  5,000 barrels/day is 1M gallons every 5 days.

Oh, and if you believe this:
In a closed-door briefing for members of Congress, a senior BP executive conceded Tuesday that the ruptured oil well in the Gulf of Mexico could conceivably spill as much as 60,000 barrels a day of oil, more than 10 times the estimate of the current flow.
Posted by: ed || 05/05/2010 14:22 Comments || Top||

#3  If all restrictions were removed from the oil flow it is not impossible that it could produce 60,000 BOPD (Spindletop came in at more than that back in 1903 or so.) If the restrictions were removed abrubtly the odds are that it would blow fast briefly and then sand up/bridge over or otherwise collapse on itself. So you suggest 'blow the restrictions out of the way and cause the well to collapse'? Nah, what if it didn't collapse (and not every well would) - then you have an even bigger problem than you had before.
Posted by: Glenmore || 05/05/2010 15:08 Comments || Top||

#4  WAPO is also reporting (h/t to drudge) that just last spring (2009 during current Obummer administration) EPA exempted BP from a detailed environmental impact analysis.

And all this time I thought it was just Bush and Cheney who were in bed with Big Oil.
Posted by: Ebbang Uluque6305 || 05/05/2010 16:51 Comments || Top||

#5  #4 WAPO is also reporting (h/t to drudge) that just last spring (2009 during current Obummer administration) EPA exempted BP from a detailed environmental impact analysis.

I simply cannot imagine why the Obama regime would authorize a measure such as that.
[snark off]
Posted by: Besoeker || 05/05/2010 17:08 Comments || Top||

#6  Goldman Sachs too.
Posted by: DMFD || 05/05/2010 18:13 Comments || Top||

#7  Off-Shore drilling is OK for BP. T. Boone Pickens and all of you other wildcatters.....cut your own deal with please see President Obama.
Posted by: Besoeker || 05/05/2010 19:25 Comments || Top||




Personally, and in conjunction wid GREECE's monetary woes, I'm viewing the GULF OF MEXICO = MAHICO spill as a PRE-2012 [Iran, Islamist-MilTerr Nuclearization = Nuclear Terror], PRE-APOPHIS [1960's = 1980's MTV RAP "Thingys that make the MOON go Boom"] TEST FOR DESIRED OWG-NWO.

AND, MOST IMPORTANTLY, NEWS > MADONNA looks utterly fantastic in her new Celeb photos.
Posted by: JosephMendiola || 05/05/2010 22:30 Comments || Top||

David Obey Will Announce He's Not Seeking Re-election
The powerful Chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, David Obey, D-Wis., is expected to announce that he will not seek re-election in 2010. First elected in 1969, Obey has not faced a serious challenge since the mid-1980s. Obey is being challenged this cycle by Republican Sean Duffy, a former cast member of MTV's "The Real World," and current District Attorney for Ashland County, Wisconsin.

Rep. Obey will become the second chairman of a House Committee to retire this cycle. In late 2009, Bart Gordon (D-TN), Chairman of the House Committee on Science and Technology, announced that he would not seek re-election.
There's a political earthquake. Granted he's been there since Moses, but in any year he should be a shoo-in. That puts Duffy in an interesting position, since the Dems will recruit a new face who will claim that he/she is not part of the current problem in Congress (of course, said new Dem still casts his/her first vote for Nancy Pelosi).
Posted by: Beavis || 05/05/2010 12:15 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10798 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Means he expects the R's to take control of the House, leaving him without a committee chairmanship.
Posted by: Iblis || 05/05/2010 14:18 Comments || Top||

#2  Thanks for doing more than any foreign agent to kill off the F-22. Here are some well deserved retirement parting gifts: an new oven, a leaky gas pipe and matches. Enjoy!
Posted by: ed || 05/05/2010 14:32 Comments || Top||

#3  sometimes the trash is beyond recycling and has to be taken (or escorted) out

Bye Obey, Trash
Posted by: Frank G || 05/05/2010 22:20 Comments || Top||

#4  Cheeseheads! Something in the water up there. I can't put my finger on it, but it's there.
Posted by: Besoeker || 05/05/2010 22:23 Comments || Top||

#5  Amazing to see so many Dems resign rather than lose. I see 3 theories out there. My current favorite is that they are unwilling to fall on the sword of The One whose KoolAid they had quaffed so willingly once upon a time. That's the problem with fairy tale endings. They don't hold up under scrutiny.
Posted by: Rex Mundi || 05/05/2010 23:44 Comments || Top||

Gotcha! U.S. lawmaker caught looking at porn on Senate floor
In his flimsy defence, he was bored.

Unfortunately for Florida Senator Mike Bennett, that's just not a good enough reason to be looking at pictures of topless women while on the Senate floor.

Especially not while using his state-issued computer. And especially not while a colleague is arguing that the law currently being debated is 'disrespectful towards women'.

Even if you do get caught in such a situation, you really shouldn't threaten the reporter who ran the story - trust us, it is just going to make matters worse.
Posted by: tipper || 05/05/2010 11:28 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10797 views] Top|| File under:

#1  I think I've seen that picture before. Oh well, in Sacramento they play Solitaire.
Posted by: Ebbang Uluque6305 || 05/05/2010 11:52 Comments || Top||

#2  Some of the bills that are proposed and passed in the halls of Congress tend towards pornography.
Posted by: JohnQC || 05/05/2010 11:52 Comments || Top||

#3  At least it was girls. (ducks)
Posted by: Whiskey Mike || 05/05/2010 12:50 Comments || Top||

#4  Research!

At least (with the way he was flipping thru the apps in the video) we know where his hands were at the time.
Posted by: CrazyFool || 05/05/2010 13:05 Comments || Top||

#5  No wonder they don't read the bills before voting ...
Posted by: Steve White || 05/05/2010 13:09 Comments || Top||

#6  Another Republican; he'll fall for this. It would be genrally acceptable behavior for a Dem (see Lewinsky, Monica).
Posted by: Glenmore || 05/05/2010 13:12 Comments || Top||

#7  ...trying to find something else to tax, other than the citizen's patience.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 05/05/2010 13:34 Comments || Top||

#8  at least the girls were on the computer screen and not crawling around the Oval Office on their hands and knees, like Monica.
Posted by: whatadeal || 05/05/2010 17:27 Comments || Top||


A real issue is how Superiors are allowed to do so while underlings or other can't do same.
Posted by: JosephMendiola || 05/05/2010 22:44 Comments || Top||

#10  A real issue is how Superiors are allowed to do so while underlings or other can't do same.

Don't be silly, JosephM. There has to be a payoff for getting to the top.

More seriously, I do not believe that bit of snark I wrote above. Those who earnt their way to the top should know when they need to focus on the situation, and when it only their presence that is required. I can imagine that the majority of the time during debates and such, nothing important is being said, and therefore does not need to be listened carefully to. Personally, I would prefer the honourable state senator had been paying his bills on-line or working on his novel, but after a while even that palls.
Posted by: trailing wife || 05/05/2010 23:17 Comments || Top||

Two Gun Control Bills Before the Senate Committee On Homeland Security Tomorrow
In reality, these two bills should be re-named the "Gun Owners Are Probably Terrorists Act," and the "National Firearm Registry Act," respectively. Collectively these bills strip citizens of their enumerated Constitutional Right to Bear Arms without any meaningful due process, and create a national firearms registry.

How S.1317 Works

A person may be added to one of more than a dozen Federal watch lists, tip-off lists or terrorist watch lists based on "reasonable suspicion" of terrorist activity. Other reasons for adding a person include , mistake or misidentification, or if a terrorist steals a person's identity. An innocent citizen placed on the list will have no administrative recourse to ensure that he or she is removed from a list.

When a citizen of the United States, fully protected by the Constitution applies to purchase a firearm, his or her personal information is run through the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS), and the name is run against several databases to ensure that he is not a convicted felon, drug addict, fugitive, or has some other monitored restriction or legal disability.

In addition, the person's name will be run against one or more terrorist watch lists. If the system returns an initial match, the result will be delayed, and NICS personnel will investigate further. If S.1317 becomes law and the match is confirmed, then NICS will return a "Denied" signal to the gun dealer, and the purchase will be denied. Furthermore, the personal information of the individual will be kept on file indefinitely.

Under current law, a citizen has the right to know exactly why he was denied the purchase of a firearm. With this information, the person can correct the record or appeal the decision. However, Under S.1317, the person will only receive "actual notice of the Attorney General's determination," if the Attorney General determines that such notice would not likely "compromise national security."

Due to the secret nature of the watch lists, the Attorney General may determine that simply tipping off the person that they are on a terror watch list may compromise national security, thus rendering the notice clause illusory. In that case, the person would receive a "Denied" signal from NICS, with no further information about the reason for the denial, nor with any recourse to obtain the reason for denial.

The citizen may never know why he or she was denied a firearms permit, if the Attorney General determines that the mere disclosure of the determination may compromise national security. The citizen may ask why he or she was denied, but the Attorney General is not required to answer or correct erroneous information within the system.

Consequently, the citizen will be unable mount a meaningful appeal to the Attorney General's decision. Further, even if the Attorney General explains the reason for the denial, the citizen would have no way to know that their right to appeal expires after 60 days after the notice.

Assuming that the citizen appeals the decision in court, things only get harder and more confusing. First, the citizen must rely on summaries or a redacted version of the documents upon which the Attorney General made his decision. Neither the citizen nor his attorney has a right to see or rebut the evidence presented against him. Not even the court may consider the unredacted documents to determine whether the Attorney General acted reasonably in denying the firearms permit.

Text of S.2820

Preserving Records of Terrorist & Criminal Transactions Act of 2009 or the PROTECT Act of 2009 - Amends the federal criminal code to require: (1) the retention for a minimum of 10 years of criminal background check records for known or suspected members of terrorist organizations who attempt to purchase firearms or apply for a state permit to possess, acquire, or carry firearms; and (2) the retention for at least 180 days of other criminal background check records relating to firearms purchases.

Repeals certain provisions that require the destruction within 24 hours of identifying information for individuals who legally purchase or possess firearms.
And, in case you were interested, the witness list for the hearing includes only supporters for the bill, especially Mayor Bloomberg of NYC.
Posted by: Anonymoose || 05/05/2010 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10793 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Filibuster. If the GOP and so-called "pro gun" Dems are true to their principles, this will die in a filibuster.

My worry is the "pro gun" Demas are about as reliable as the "pro-life" Dems were -- which is to say, they are for the most part complete and utter liars.
Posted by: OldSpook || 05/05/2010 0:32 Comments || Top||

#2  Their price will likely be higher, OS.
Posted by: Pappy || 05/05/2010 1:31 Comments || Top||

#3  Just a checklist item of the Obama communist government to make the United States of CCCP a reality.
Posted by: DarthVader || 05/05/2010 9:40 Comments || Top||

#4  I wondered when the "left-wing radical" gun grabbers would raise their heads in this administration. So much of the crime that gets committed or violent acts are done with stolen firearms bought illegally on the street. We had a friend murdered about two weeks ago at Parkwest Hospital by a guy by the name of Mohammed Abdo Ibssa from Ethiopia. He claimed in a note left behind that a doctor implanted a microchip in him at the behest of the CIA. A 357 mag he used was stolen. A 22 cal he had was not stolen but the serial number was filed off. Such bills would do nothing to have prevented this crime. It would have the effect of denying law-abiding citizens from having a firearm due to some administration screw-up with no recourse to due process.
Posted by: JohnQC || 05/05/2010 9:42 Comments || Top||

#5  But, but, but what about BBQ grill propane tanks?
Posted by: Besoeker || 05/05/2010 9:42 Comments || Top||

#6  And, and gasoline and plastic bags and nails.
Posted by: JohnQC || 05/05/2010 9:53 Comments || Top||

#7  JohnQC - I fear that is by design. The gun grabbers are not interested in 'safety' or they would be advocating tough sentences when a firearm is used in a crime and they would be advocating mandatory firearm safety classes in public schools.

Their real goal is to disarm the public so they can be made more docile.

A man (or woman) with a loaded .45 (and the training to use it) is not exactly docile.
Posted by: CrazyFool || 05/05/2010 11:16 Comments || Top||

#8  So far as I can tell, the Great Britain approach towards gun confiscation has had no effect on crime. Gun crime still exists. In fact, there is evidence that gun-related crime has increased.

There is a link that discusses effects of gun control in GB: Crime and guns in GB

Another interesting link regarding GB gun control and crime: Link

Compared to the United States of America, the United Kingdom has a slightly higher total crime rate per capita of approximately 85 per 1000 people, while in the USA it is approximately 80. Crime is higher in GB despite draconian gun control laws.

Reducing crime is not the goal of the gun grabbers but control of the citizens. Such efforts do not seem to lead to a more civil society.
Posted by: JohnQC || 05/05/2010 12:29 Comments || Top||

#9  How does GB produce such great snipers when at the same time they have destroyed a tradition of firearms ownership? Their military must get a different consideration. England's Olympians have to train in Ireland where firearm laws are less restrictive from my understanding.
Posted by: JohnQC || 05/05/2010 12:41 Comments || Top||

#10  "I am free, no matter what rules surround me. If I find them tolerable, I tolerate them; if I find them too obnoxious, I break them. I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for everything I do."
-- Robert A. Heinlein
Posted by: mojo || 05/05/2010 13:01 Comments || Top||

#11  JohnQC
I'd like to know why you had your friend murdered.
Posted by: Neville Uluth8269 || 05/05/2010 13:09 Comments || Top||

#12  So far as I can tell, the Great Britain approach towards gun confiscation has had no effect on crime.

John, it has had a huge effect. crime has gone up up up. criminals of all classes prefer an unarmed victim. not least of all the criminals in the govt wishing to steal our freedom
Posted by: abu do you love || 05/05/2010 13:12 Comments || Top||

#13  If thre was any doubt the government (Democrats) are crooks, this blatent ignoring of the constitution should prove they are
Quote The second ammendment to the constitution says
A well regulated militia being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the People to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed.Unquote.

Any "Law " passed becomes null and void on the instant of enactment.

I wonder if this would be considerd as a high crime or treason, or misdemeanor enough to Impeach Obama?
Posted by: Redneck Jim || 05/05/2010 13:37 Comments || Top||

#14  "I'm only going to use my thumb"
Posted by: logi_cal || 05/05/2010 15:25 Comments || Top||

#15  So far as I can tell, the Great Britain approach towards gun confiscation has had no effect on crime.

Should have said, has not reduced crime but increased it. Guns are still available to the criminal class.

Neville Uluth8269: JohnQC
I'd like to know why you had your friend murdered.

I'm not entirely certain what you are trying to say. If it is a flip remark intended to be humorous, it falls the wrong way with me at this time. There are a lot of people who are suffering because of this nut who heard voices. I suspect his own family is also suffering because he also took his own life. If your remark is intended to be cruel you should take a look at yourself.

Posted by: JohnQC || 05/05/2010 17:29 Comments || Top||

#16  We had a friend murdered
John, I believe this is what Neville is revering to. I understand your being upset.
Posted by: Deacon Blues || 05/05/2010 17:39 Comments || Top||

#17  By Crom! Konan the Grammarian would not approve.
Posted by: OldSpook || 05/05/2010 21:28 Comments || Top||

Home Front: WoT
Americans will not be terrorized: Obama
[Iran Press TV Latest] US President Barack Obama says US citizens will not be terrorized by incidents like the attempted attack on Times Square, vowing "to do everything in our power" to protect the nation.

"We know the aim of those who try to carry out these attacks is to force us to live in fear," Obama said during an address at the Business Council in Washington D.C. on Tuesday.

"And thereby amplifying the effect of their attacks, even those that fail. But as Americans, and as a nation, we will not be terrorized. We will not cower in fear," he added.

The US president said the suspect in the case, Faisal Shahzad, is currently under interrogation and that "justice will be done" in the case.

Obama described the incident as "another sobering reminder of the times in which we live."

Shahzad was arrested late on Monday as he was preparing to board a plane at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport, US Attorney General Eric Holder announced early on Tuesday.

Shahzad, who is of Pakistani origin, has been accused of driving a vehicle with explosives, gasoline, propane, and burned wires into Times Square.
Posted by: Fred || 05/05/2010 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10796 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Obama described the incident as "another sobering reminder of the times in which we live."

No mention of radical islam, jihad, global terrorism, etc. Only acceptance, resignation, and lament. Just another enshalah moment for our first muslim president.
Posted by: Besoeker || 05/05/2010 0:34 Comments || Top||

#2  Asshat. Too busy milking the Gulf oil spill for political gain to care about the folks in NYC. And Bloomberg! He's toast. Asshat... assclown, I can't throw 'em around fast enough - too many idjits in competition to see who is Culo Numero Uno.
Posted by: Rex Mundi || 05/05/2010 1:14 Comments || Top||

#3  Americans will not be terrorized -- except by the IRS.
Posted by: Fester Thaiger8930 || 05/05/2010 7:50 Comments || Top||

#4  Americans will not be terrorized unless I can help it-Obama
Posted by: HammerHead || 05/05/2010 8:18 Comments || Top||

#5  Americans will not be terrorized: Obama

...except by duly authorized ATF agents and union thugs. We book no competition to our hold on power.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 05/05/2010 8:54 Comments || Top||

#6  Americans must not name terrorists... unless they're white militia types and Tea Partiers
Posted by: lex || 05/05/2010 9:34 Comments || Top||

#7  Actually the South Park incident shows we are willing to be terrorized.
Posted by: lord garth || 05/05/2010 11:58 Comments || Top||

#8  When is BO going to stop?
Posted by: JohnQC || 05/05/2010 12:36 Comments || Top||

#9  when we are totally screwed
Posted by: chris || 05/05/2010 23:05 Comments || Top||

#10  A most sad state of affairs. The Obama Admin sees Americans as a bigger threat than Islamists. Americans RECOGNIZE that their everyday lives are threatened more by their own government.

Tipping point.
Posted by: Rex Mundi || 05/05/2010 23:38 Comments || Top||

Home Front: Culture Wars
Obama uses vulgar 'teabagger' slur...
HT Drudge....

"This remark is the equivalent of using the 'n' word. It shows contempt for middle America, expressed knowingly, contemptuously, on purpose, and with a smirk. It is indefensible to use this word. The president knows what it means, and his people know what it means. The public thought we reached a new low of incivility during the Clinton administration. Well, the Obama administration has just outdone them," ATR president Grover Norquist tells Inside the Beltway.
Posted by: Uncle Phester || 05/05/2010 19:38 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10797 views] Top|| File under:

#1  OK, to keep things on equal terms, can I new refer to him and the leftists as "Cockbags"?

Referring to a rooster held captive in a sack, of course.
Posted by: OldSpook || 05/05/2010 21:25 Comments || Top||

#2  Ok..so I'm a Teabagger. Fari enough. Can I call the POS who currently occupies the WH a Chicago Hotplater? He is from Chicago afterall.
Posted by: Rex Mundi || 05/05/2010 22:27 Comments || Top||

#3  Half of America elected this bigoted racist elitist socialist pig into office. Ameirica is getting exactly what we asked for. God help us. I was thinking about Lincoln today as I drove across the south, Texas, Louisana, and Mississippi. He must be holding his head in worry because he above all understands where we are going as a nation and what it will take to bring it back.
Posted by: 49 Pan || 05/05/2010 22:41 Comments || Top||

#4  What is a Chicago Hotplater? It sounds like it ought to mean a tap dancer, but from the context I suspect it's quite insulting.
Posted by: trailing wife || 05/05/2010 22:46 Comments || Top||

#5  My apologies to TW and all whose sensibilities will be offendded. But "hotplating" exists just as does "teabagging". Fair is fair. I'll leave it y'all to Google it. Keep some mouthwash and brainbleach handy. You'll need it.
Posted by: Rex Mundi || 05/05/2010 22:51 Comments || Top||

#6  No apologies necessary for a vocabulary lesson, Rex Mundi. I wasn't aware such things happened in Cincinnati.
Posted by: trailing wife || 05/05/2010 23:00 Comments || Top||

#7  LOL... it's like BBQ. Every region has their own take.
Posted by: Rex Mundi || 05/05/2010 23:10 Comments || Top||

#8  Holy cow Rex. I just *had* to go look it up....
Posted by: CrazyFool || 05/05/2010 23:24 Comments || Top||

#9  Yes, yes you did. And you all were warned.
Posted by: Rex Mundi || 05/05/2010 23:47 Comments || Top||

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Two weeks of WOT
Wed 2010-05-05
  Iraqi Troops Arrest Head of Qaeda-Linked Ansar al-Islam
Tue 2010-05-04
  Pakistani-American Arrested in Times Square Plot
Mon 2010-05-03
  Somali rebels seize pirate haven of Haradhere
Sun 2010-05-02
  Pakistani Taliban claim credit for failed NYC Times Square car bombing
Sat 2010-05-01
  Explosions inside a Somali mosque kill at least 30
Fri 2010-04-30
  Two New York men charged with trying to help al Qaeda
Thu 2010-04-29
  Hakimullah Mehsud no longer dead
Wed 2010-04-28
  Egypt court convicts 26 men of links to Hezbollah
Tue 2010-04-27
  French cops seize five jihad suspects
Mon 2010-04-26
  Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri Nabbed?
Sun 2010-04-25
  AQI confirms death of Abu Omar al-Baghdadi and Abu Ayyub al-Masri
Sat 2010-04-24
  DR Congo: Lord's Resistance Army Rampage Kills 321
Fri 2010-04-23
  50 killed, 85 wounded in series of Baghdad blasts
Thu 2010-04-22
  First Navy Seal tried in Baghdad found innocent
Wed 2010-04-21
  Algeria sez Qaeda in North Africa emir ''cornered''

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