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Category: Terror

Turkish Police Thwart Obama Assassination Conspiracy

The Saudi daily Al Watan is reporting that Turkish police have arrested a Syrian man who had conspired with at least three other men to try and assassinate President Obama (h/t BNO News): According to the report, the man, who was arrested on Friday, was carrying a press card identifying him as an employee of Al Jazeera. He reportedly confessed to his intention to stab Obama with a knife and said that he was aided by three accomplices. The report stated that Turkish authorities were still unsure as to whether the press card was a fake or whether it had

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No Liveblog For 24 Tonight

Sorry… I can’t liveblog 24 tonight because I’m working on a NewsBusters article. I’ll be watching and I should be back next week. Enjoy and hope the show takes a turn for the best.

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LiveBlogging 24 Tonight

Hey awesome reader folk, Make sure you check back for my first foray into liveblogging later tonight at 9/8c during the latest episode of 24! Mark your calendars:

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Navy to Fight Pirates

According to CNN, the Navy has created a fleet do fight the recently troublesome pirates off the coast of Somalia. The new unit is a spin off of a force that was already in the region fighting drug trafficking and weapons smuggling. The area is important for the US to protect because around 20,000 commercial ships pass through it every year. Interestingly enough it seems that, for once, we aren’t the only ones fighting this battle: The United States is among at least 20 countries that are trying to combat piracy in the region, including Russia, India, Germany and Iran.

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Terrorist Lego Causes Idiotic Controversy

Yes, that’s right, a little Lego figure is apparently offending people left and right. Now, mind you, those offended appear to be either completely and utterly misinformed or just plain stupid. Our story begins with a small family-run Lego customizing business known as BrickArms. This company makes little Lego weapons and customizes Lego figurines to look like military icons and their enemies. Included in the enemies column is an Islamic-terrorist character. And there’s where the fun begins… You see, somehow some people, who must have be barred from playing with action figures as children, looked at this terrorist Lego figurine

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Bin Laden’s Driver Being Moved to Yemen, Will be Free on December 27th

That is what the pentagon is telling everyone at least… Bin Laden’s driver, Salim Hamdan, was made famous in the pile of crap known as Hamdan V. Rumsfeld. You know, the case where “Justice” Stevens and the crap pack, as I shall now call them, decided they knew how to run a war better than the executive (which is definitely absolutely constitutional and consistent for them to do, by the way). And, accordingly, that terrorists should be coddled and extended the same legal rights as citizens. Cool, huh? And now Hamdan is, on the eve of his release, Hamdan is

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