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Aug 4, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

(THE HILL) Vice President Joe Biden pledged to fight for veterans' benefits and blamed looming sequestration cuts on House Republicans in an address to the Disabled American Veterans national convention in Nevada on Saturday. Biden accused the GOP of "using scare tactics now to pass the buck when it comes to defense spending." The vice president ...

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Aug 4, 2012 1 Comment ›› Pat Dollard

(THE TELEGRAPH) Calling itself the "Armed Men of the Muslim Brotherhood", the militia has a presence in Damascus as well as opposition hot spots like Homs and Idlib. One of their organisers, who called himself Abu Hamza, said that he started the movement along with a member of the Syrian National Council (SNC), the ...

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Aug 4, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

(AFP) Iran has fired an upgraded version of its Fateh-110 short-range ballistic missile in a "successful" test of its ability to hit stationary land or sea targets, Defence Minister Ahmad Vahidi said on Saturday, according to state television. Vahidi said the missile now has a range of "more than 300 kilometres" (190 miles) and can ...

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Aug 3, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

(LA TIMES) MOSCOW -- Amid the continued uprising in Syria, the Russian Defense Ministry on Friday issued somewhat contradictory statements about a group of its naval warships steaming into the eastern Mediterranean. The first statement said the warships were not planning to call on Tartus, a naval base Russia maintains in Syria. The second, issued several ...

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Aug 3, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

Excerpted from THE BLAZE: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has never shied away from speaking his mind, nor has he refrained from taking the “unpopular” stance of being hawkish when it comes to defending his country from the sea of aggressors which surrounds it. Now more than ever, as Iran draws dangerously close to ...

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Aug 3, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

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Aug 3, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

(AP NEWS) -- A dozen U.S. service members brought women, likely prostitutes, to their hotel rooms in Colombia and also allowed dogs to soil bed linens and building grounds shortly before President Barack Obama arrived in the country for an April summit, according to a military investigation that followed the announcement of punishments for ...

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Aug 2, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

(NY TIMES) ASHKELON, Israel — A series of public statements and private communications from the Israeli leadership in recent weeks set off renewed concerns in the Obama administration that Israel might be preparing a unilateral military strike on Iran, perhaps as early as this fall. But after a flurry of high-level visits, including ...

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Aug 2, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

( BIG GOVERNMENT) Barack Obama, along with many Democrats, likes to say that, while they may disagree with the GOP on many issues related to national security, they absolutely share their admiration and dedication to members of our armed forces. Obama, in particular, enjoys being seen visiting troops and having photos taken with members of ...

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Aug 2, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

(JP) In a speech published on his website Thursday, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said the ultimate goal of world forces must be the annihilation of Israel. Speaking to ambassadors from Islamic countries ahead of 'Qods Day' ('Jerusalem Day'), an annual Iranian anti-Zionist event established in 1979 by Ayatollah Khomeini and which falls this year on ...

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Aug 1, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

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Aug 1, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

(AP) JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Wednesday that U.S. statements of solidarity with Israel and its assurances that military strikes are still an option aren't working to convince Iran that the West is "serious about stopping them" from developing nuclear weapons. Standing with a visiting Leon Panetta, Netanyahu dismissed the U.S. ...

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Aug 1, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

(NY TIMES) BEIRUT, Lebanon — In rare public remarks apparently designed to marshal government forces seeking to suppress a 17-month revolt, President Bashar al-Assad of Syria urged his forces on Wednesday to show “more readiness and continued preparations” to confront “internal agents” seeking to destabilize his battered country, according to the official SANA news agency. ...

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Jul 31, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

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Jul 31, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

(LA TIMES) Officials from the Los Angeles Police Department are investigating two officers who allegedly operated a military-style boot camp for kids that employed harsh physical methods. The Juvenile Intervention Program, which bills itself on its website as a 12-week program that will “improve the lives of "at risk" youth and their families by implementing ...

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Jul 31, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

Excerpted from WND: Progressive organizations behind White House policy have crafted specific, second-term plans for President Obama to transform the U.S. Armed Forces into a social work-style organization designed to combat “global warming,” fight global poverty, remedy “injustice,” bolster the United Nations and increase “peacekeeping” forces worldwide. The groups, already instrumental in influencing Obama’s ...

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Jul 31, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

(CNS NEWS) - President Obama is trying to prevent thousands of layoff notices from going out a few days before the November election, Sen. Jame Inhofe (R-Okla.) said on Tuesday. Obama's Labor Department on Monday issued "guidance" to the states, telling them that a federal law requiring advance notice of mass layoffs does not apply ...

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Jul 30, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

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Jul 30, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

(MY WAY NEWS) TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) - U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta acknowledged Monday that increasingly stiff international sanctions have yet to compel Iran to give up its nuclear ambitions. But he argued that more pressure eventually would lead Iran to "do what's right." Iran's disputed nuclear program, which Tehran contends is only for peaceful purposes, ...

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Jul 30, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

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Jul 30, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

(DAILY MAIL) Prized Olympic tickets entrusted to foreign delegations are being openly sold by touts on the streets of Britain, it emerged last night. They are cashing in on the huge demand for seats by selling tickets sent overseas by Games organisers. The revelation came as a row raged over embarrassing scenes of banks of empty seating ...

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Jul 29, 2012 2 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Excerpted from RI: The Department of Homeland Security has ordered masses of riot gear equipment to prepare for potential significant domestic riots at the Republican National Convention, Democratic National Convention and next year’s presidential inauguration. The DHS submitted a rushed solicitation to the Federal Business Opportunities site on Wednesday, which is a portal for Federal government ...

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Jul 27, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

Excerpted from Defcon Hill: The White House’s nominee to be the next Air Force chief of staff was blocked in the Senate after a hold was placed to prevent the nomination from advancing on unanimous consent Thursday. The GOP-proposed hold will at least temporarily delay the nomination of Gen. Mark Welsh to replace Gen. Norton Schwartz ...

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