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Special report: Tampa explosion & the strange case of Farid Karakra

It was around midnight on Tuesday, February 5, 2008 when a series of at least three explosions ripped through Jacob’s Lube & Citgo gas station, convenience store and deli at the corner of Busch and North Boulevards in Tampa, killing 22 year-old Palestinian immigrant Farid I.A. KARAKRA. The station was closed for business at that hour, raising questions about what KARAKRA was doing at his brother-in-law’s automotive repair shop in the middle of the night.

By Doug Hagmann - Tuesday, February 19, 2008 - Full Story

The New Era of Cloak and Dagger Within the US

“Therefore victory in war is not repetitious, but adapts its form endlessly.”
- Sun Tzu, The Art of War

By Jim Kouri - Monday, February 18, 2008 - Full Story

Stop School Shootings: Permit School Personnel to Carry Guns!

Here we go again. Another school massacre in Illinois. Six people are dead and 20 others are wounded. Leftists are wringing their hands about what to do and “what to do” is rather simple: permit teachers and staff to carry guns!

By Guest Column Dr. Don Boys- Monday, February 18, 2008 - Full Story

NJ Senator Joseph Coniglio Indicted for Fraud and Extortion by Feds

A federal grand jury on Friday indicted State Senator Joseph Coniglio of New Jersey on nine counts of mail fraud and extortion in connection with an influence-peddling scheme connected to a $66,000-a-year consulting arrangement with Hackensack University Medical Center, according to the US Justice Department

By News on the Net - Sunday, February 17, 2008 - Full Story

New report confirms WMD fears in Iraq were legitimate

Robert Spencer, one of the nation’s leading experts on the Islamic religion, says he doesn’t understand why the Bush administration has not jumped on a recent report that confirms former dictator Saddam Hussein intended to reconstitute his weapons of mass destruction.

By Guest Column Chad Groening- Wednesday, February 13, 2008 - Full Story

Cause for Celebration: Hezbollah Terrorist Imad Fayez Mughniyeh Assassinated

At approximately 11 PM last night a bomb planted in a car being driven by the most wanted Islamic terrorist in the world detonated in the Kafar Suseh district of Damascus, Syria. Thus was an occupant of that car, Imad Fayez Mughniyeh (a/k/a/ “Hajj”), finally assassinated.

By Sean Osborne - Wednesday, February 13, 2008 - Full Story

Bronx Drug Kingpin Convicted Of Running Heroin Organization

Jose Rodriguez Nieves, a/k/a “Menor,” a/k/a “Cuba,” was found guilty late Friday of charges related to his leadership of a highly lucrative drug organization responsible for distributing hundreds of kilograms of heroin in the Bronx from 1995 to January 2006.

By Jim Kouri - Wednesday, February 13, 2008 - Full Story

RAF find ‘Taliban with British accents’

AFGHANISTAN: An Islamic group expressed surprise today at reports that RAF spy planes in south Afghanistan have detected Taliban fighters speaking in British accents.

By Guest Column - Tuesday, February 12, 2008 - Full Story

Gang Task Force Targets “Sureno 13” Gang Member

A member of the violent street gang Sureno 13 was arrested here Saturday by Greeley, Colorado,  Gang Task Force officers, with assistance from US Immigration and Customs Enforcement special agents.

By Jim Kouri - Monday, February 11, 2008 - Full Story

U.S. defense chief calls Afghan mission vital to Europe’s safety

The U.S. defense secretary, Robert Gates, issued a stark warning Sunday to the people of Europe, saying that their safety from terrorist attack by Islamic extremists was directly linked to NATO’s success in stabilizing Afghanistan.

By Guest Column - Monday, February 11, 2008 - Full Story

Second Amendment Issues

While many states are upholding citizens’ rights to own guns for home defense and have distributed concealed carry permits, the anti-gun fanatics are leveling more unconstitutional legislation at our second amendment rights. 

By George Koukeas - Sunday, February 10, 2008 - Full Story

Report Says Feds Not Fully Protecting Government Facilities from Terror Attacks

In 2003, the Federal Protective Service was transferred from the General Services Administration to the Department of Homeland Security and is currently tasked with providing physical security and law enforcement services to about 8,800 facilities owned or leased by GSA.

By Jim Kouri - Sunday, February 10, 2008 - Full Story

Muslim Student Threatens Former Terrorist’s Life at Air Force Academy Even

Former terrorists Walid Shoebat,  Kamal Saleem and Zak Anani addressed cadets at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs,  during their annual political forum. They shared their experiences as terrorists and helped cadets understand the Islamic fundamentalist mind set.

By Guest Column - Sunday, February 10, 2008 - Full Story

Edited (by DOD) copy of the al Qaeda training film showing children training

Al Qaeda KidsHere is an edited (by DOD) copy of the al Qaeda training film showing children training in mostly kidnapping and takedown techniques. The original was obviously produced by al Furqan, Islamic State of Iraq, formerly known as Mujahideen Shura Council (Zarqawi’s organization) formerly known as al Qaeda in Iraq.

You can see from the still shot (of the briefing in Iraq) that the al Furqan [ISI] logo is clearly seen top left.

For whatever reason, most likely for intelligence reasons, this clip is indeed edited.

By Guest Column - Friday, February 8, 2008 - Full Story

Dozens of Gambino, Genovese and Bonanno Crime Family Members Indicted

In a dramatic blow to traditional organized crime families operating in the New York City metropolitan area, an 80 indictment charging 62 defendants associated with the Gambino, Genovese, and Bonanno organized crime families of La Cosa Nostra.

By Jim Kouri - Thursday, February 7, 2008 - Full Story

Nato ‘at risk over Afghanistan’

US Defence Secretary Robert Gates has warned the future of Nato is at risk due to differences over Afghanistan and that it may become a two-tier alliance.

By Guest Column - Thursday, February 7, 2008 - Full Story

The War at Home: When will we open our eyes?

Update 07FEB08: According to a report filed by Fred Lucas, staff writer for CNSnews.com:

By Sean Osborne - Thursday, February 7, 2008 - Full Story

Washington House Judiciary casts vote to stip gun owners of right to jury trial

The Washington State House Judiciary Committee cast its votes today to strip Washington gun owners of the right to a trial by jury. Since at least 1959, Washington citizens have had the right to a jury trial with a standard of “clear, cogent, and convincing evidence” before losing their right to bear arms due to being involuntarily committed for an alleged mental health illness.

By CCRKBA - Wednesday, February 6, 2008 - Full Story

14 Members of the Bloods Charged in Large Scale RICO Case

Fourteen members of a South Florida-based Bloods gang with direct ties to the national Bloods criminal organization have been charged federally in connection with their illegal gang activities, according to US Justice Department officials and the FBI’s report to the National Association of Chiefs of Police.

By Jim Kouri - Tuesday, February 5, 2008 - Full Story

Homeland Security Department Budget Increases by 6.8 Percent

President Bush’s fiscal year 2009 budget request for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) represents $50.5 billion in funding, which is an increase of 6.8 percent over the 2008 fiscal year level—excluding funds provided in emergency supplemental funding.

By Jim Kouri - Monday, February 4, 2008 - Full Story