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Good Morning

Ilhan Omar, Keith Ellison endorse measure to replace Minneapolis police department with a 'department of public safety' employing cops 'if necessary'
Friday September 3rd, 2021

White House proposes removing penalties for fentanyl trafficking-related offenses
Abbas Arrives in Cairo for Egyptian-Palestinian-Jordanian Summit
Lebanon: Minister Says State's Permission Not Sought for Iranian Fuel
US Senator: Lebanon Must Not Become 'Horror Story'
Lebanon: Berri Criticizes Aoun, Calls for Forming Cabinet Without Veto Power
Dogs abandoned by Americans will serve the Taliban
Georgia USA: Former DA indicted
in jogger Ahmaud Arbery's murder

Posted by: Fred || 09/03/2021 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [190 views] Top|| File under:

Abbe Lane is an American singer and actress. Lane was known for her sexy outfits for the times and sultry style of performing. In addition, Lane was the fourth wife of Latin bandleader and musician Xavier Cugat.
Born: Abigail Francine Lassman, December 14, 1932, Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
Other names: Abbe Marshall
Occupation: Singer, dancer, actress
Wikipedia - - - IMDb

Posted by: Chuckles Guelph3348 || 09/03/2021 1:13 Comments || Top||

#2  Abbe Lane and the ISIS Beatle in the same Bloid? Coincidence? I think not
Posted by: Frank G || 09/03/2021 7:38 Comments || Top||

#3  Frank__ you will leave your brain to science, won't you?
Posted by: Mercutio || 09/03/2021 8:56 Comments || Top||

#4  Abbey Road Album

Posted by: Chineling Angatch9767 || 09/03/2021 9:25 Comments || Top||

#5  goodnight
Posted by: Angusomp Prince of the Heathen Rus6010 || 09/03/2021 23:59 Comments || Top||

Geelani safely underground
[EN.ALGHADEERTV.NET] Syed Ali Shah Geelani, the veteran separatist leader from Indian-administered Kashmir
...a disputed territory lying between India and Pakistain. After partition, the Paks grabbed half of it and call it Azad (Free) Kashmir. The remainder they refer to as "Indian Occupied Kashmir". They have fought four wars with India over it, the score currently 4-0 in New Delhi's favor. After 72 years of this nonsense, India cut the Gordian knot in 2019, removing the area's special status, breaking off Ladakh as a separate state, and allowing people from other areas to settle (or in the case of the Pandits, to resettle) there....
, has been laid to rest as the Indian authorities crackdown on public movement and impose a near-total communications blackout to prevent protests.

Geelani, the icon of the disputed region’s resistance against New Delhi’s rule, died late on Wednesday. He was 92.

Geelani was buried in a quiet funeral organised by the authorities under harsh restrictions, his son Naseem Geelani said.

He added the family had planned the burial at the main deaders’ graveyard in Srinagar, the region’s main city, as per his will, but "they (police) snatched his body and forcibly buried him".

"We told the administration that we will bury him at 10am so that our relatives who live in far-off areas could attend," Naseem said.

"But they took the body forcefully at 3am and did not allow any of us to take part in the last prayers. They even argued with the women in the family who resisted taking away his body."

Naseem said it was only at 10am on Thursday that the family members were allowed to see Geelani’s grave.

The Press Trust of India news agency reported that officials buried Geelani’s body and disallowed any mass funeral in anticipation of anti-India protests.

Geelani, who died on Wednesday, had been unwell for some time, his family said
Posted by: Fred || 09/03/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [81 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Pakistain Proxies

Taliban Claim Advances in Panjshir Fighting
[ToloNews] The Taliban
...the Pashtun equivalent of men...
on Thursday said they had captured the center of Shutul district in Panjshir along with 11 outposts held by opposition forces.

A member of the Taliban's cultural commission said that 34 members of the opposition forces were killed in the ongoing festivities that began last night.

The Taliban shared a video online saying their forces had advanced in Shutul district.

"A heavy toll has been inflicted on the opposite side in last night's operations as well as in this morning's festivities in Shutul district of Panjshir," said Inamullah Samangani, a member of the Taliban's cultural commission.

today is that tomorrow you were thinking about yesterday...
forces loyal to Ahmad Massoud rejected the figures and claimed that the Taliban has suffered heavy casualties.

A front man for the opposition front, Fahim Dashti, said 350 Taliban fighters were killed and at least 290 more were maimed in the festivities in the last four days. The Taliban has rejected the figures.

"Last night the Taliban made many attempts to enter Shutul district through the Jabal Siraj mountains, but their attempts failed, their bodies remained on the battlefield and they took only 40 bodies with them," Dashti said.

The festivities come as political efforts failed to forge an agreement between the two sides. One analyst said that such festivities will not benefit either side and there is a need to resume the negotiations between the Taliban and forces under Ahmad Massoud.

"My request is for the Taliban to show some compromise, prolong the negotiations and avoid hasty decisions on war. But this has not happened. Both sides have engaged in conflict. Why should our youth kill each other? Foreigners are no longer in the country. We should live like brothers," said Ishaq Gailani, head of the National Solidarity Movement of Afghanistan.
Posted by: trailing wife || 09/03/2021 01:44 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [215 views] Top|| File under: Taliban/IEA

#1  As Yogi Berra put it, in the Panjshir, "It's deja vu all over again."
Posted by: Bertie Crains2651 || 09/03/2021 9:36 Comments || Top||

#2  If the terrorists were using MRAPs Biden left them, nothing will stop them from taking Panjshir.
Posted by: Ebbomoger Speaking for Boskone4589 || 09/03/2021 19:53 Comments || Top||

150 VOA and RFL workers reported abandoned in Afghanistan
Posted by: 3dc || 09/03/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [309 views] Top|| File under: Taliban/IEA

#1  Prosecute Mitch McConnell also who says he will protect Biden.
Posted by: Blackbeard Barnsmell6454 || 09/03/2021 0:50 Comments || Top||

#2  Talibs won't hurt them - journalist is jihadi's best friend.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 09/03/2021 1:46 Comments || Top||

#3  Is there any way we can round up the rest of the "journalist" here and send them over?
Posted by: Chris || 09/03/2021 8:40 Comments || Top||

#4  and send them over? That would be considered a crime against humanity.
Posted by: Bubba Lover of the Faeries8843 || 09/03/2021 16:42 Comments || Top||

#5  MSM is already blanking on Afghanistan, stories of arrivals, rescues, internal events.....memory hole project underway!
Posted by: NoMoreBS || 09/03/2021 18:06 Comments || Top||

#6  Next 30 years of Hollywood action movies.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 09/03/2021 18:30 Comments || Top||

#7  MSM is paid well to be the Pravda of the Donks.
Posted by: Ebbomoger Speaking for Boskone4589 || 09/03/2021 20:05 Comments || Top||

#8  Pentagon says the Taliban is ignoring their "Diplomatic" advances.
Posted by: Ebbomoger Speaking for Boskone4589 || 09/03/2021 20:38 Comments || Top||

US reportedly used a secret CIA compound to rescue Americans

The US reportedly used a secret CIA compound to rescue Americans, along with members of elite Afghan special forces, amid the chaos in and around the Kabul airport.

The compound, known as the Eagle Base and located less than three miles north of the Hamid Maybe I'll join the Taliban Karzai
...Former president of Aghanistan, part of the problem not part of the solution...
International Airport in Kabul, was used to covertly get hundreds of US nationals and at least 1,000 Afghan commandos and their families out of the country, Politico reported, citing flight documents and three highly placed sources.

The evacuees were instructed to head out to the base in order to avoid security risks and the general chaos outside the airport, which was flooded by locals after the Afghan capital was seized by the Taliban
...mindless ferocity in a turban...
on August 15. The diplomats communicated directly with US nationals, including when the embassy was urging Americans to stay away from the airport in the light of growing terrorist threats.

Some people were flown from the base by helicopters to the Kabul airport and later airlifted to Germany, Politico said. A CIA spokesperson declined to comment on the operation of the website.

Overall, more than 124,000 people were flown out of Kabul during the last two weeks of August, according to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, US Army General Mark Milley.
Posted by: Fred || 09/03/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [366 views] Top|| File under: Taliban/IEA

#1  Supports the PJ Media State Depart Turf Wars article in today's Burg.

In addition to the internal DoS chaos, there appears there is or was also a rift between DoS, the Army, and the Klingons. Not sure where the White House falls in all of this, but I suspect they were firmly in the DoS camp, continuing to push Biden's 9/11 anniversary media event.

The intel people and some coalition partners saw the fall of AFG coming and took appropriate Non-Combatant Evacuation (NEO) action from Eagle Base and elsewhere. Perhaps the lessons of Benghazi were clearly in focus.

The finger pointing may soon intensify. Books to be published detailing this one.

Posted by: Besoeker || 09/03/2021 2:03 Comments || Top||

#2  CIA as good - or, at least, competent - guys? Not sure I'm ready for this.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 09/03/2021 2:12 Comments || Top||

#3  /\ An interesting development to say the least.
Posted by: Besoeker || 09/03/2021 2:18 Comments || Top||

#4  ^ Truly age of miracle and wonder. And more than a little skepticism. I'd like to believe...
Posted by: SteveS || 09/03/2021 2:29 Comments || Top||

#5  Heavy activity on 8-16 to 8/20 by Red Air Transport Mi-17 N243XX between the "Salt Pit" and Kabul International
Posted by: TZSenator || 09/03/2021 6:41 Comments || Top||

#6  Breitbart - Rep. Jim Jordan: Same Song, Different Dance: Benghazi & Kabul
Posted by: Besoeker || 09/03/2021 7:22 Comments || Top||

#7  i'm assuming 'elite Afghan special forces' means the ones who don't sell their uniforms for cash and actually keep their weapons somewhat clean.
Posted by: Retard Strength || 09/03/2021 8:03 Comments || Top||

#8  8. Hundreds of highly trained young, Military Age Males (MAMS), a wise Klingon investment in the future.
Posted by: Besoeker || 09/03/2021 8:09 Comments || Top||

#9  The story told about in the Vanity Fair article -- about Blinken's refusal to continue elevating a brilliant, extraordinarily successful contingency/crisis response team -- is appalling. Blinken and his boss are criminally incompetent.

Blame for the worst screwup in our lifetimes falls squarely on their shoulders. The root cause of the disaster was Team Biden's stubborn and inexplicable hostility to the CCR team.

Why? No doubt, because it was a Trump admin success story. CCR's elevation was championed by Mike Oimpeo, Trump's Secretary of State.

IOW, Biden

a) politicized the timing of the Afghan withdrawal so he could (so he thought) reap the political benefits of a self-congratulatory, 9/11 anniversary speech, and

b) through his deputy at State, degraded an extraordinarily capable, proven successful contingency and crusts response group that was completely prepared and resourced and ready to ensure a smooth and successful evacuation of all our civilians and the special immigrant visa Afghans as well.

So we've just witnessed the degradation of yet another major American institution by the Woke wrecking crew.

F--- these bastards.
This is beyond gross incompetence. This is treason.
Posted by: Omavirong the Obscure2309 || 09/03/2021 8:12 Comments || Top||

#10  A colleague of mine related medevacing an Afghan special forces dude shot in chest and abdomen by AK-47. Took 24 units of blood run through him which splashed out of the back of the Chinook on arrival. They found and stopped the source of internal bleeding in the OR. 2 days later he was flirting with the nurses. Rambo with Afghan accent...
Posted by: Glatch Thud2820 || 09/03/2021 8:39 Comments || Top||

#11  I hope they got him out of there...
Posted by: Glatch Thud2820 || 09/03/2021 8:45 Comments || Top||

#12  Great story. Thx for posting.
Posted by: Besoeker || 09/03/2021 8:51 Comments || Top||

#13  #8 - gonna train them/arm them/send them back to retake Afghanistan?

What's Pashto for "Bay of Pigs"?
Posted by: Frank G || 09/03/2021 8:52 Comments || Top||

#14  Many in the ranks of US Army SF in the 60's came out of Hungary, Czech, Germany, Latin America, etc.
Posted by: Besoeker || 09/03/2021 8:57 Comments || Top||

#15  Not sure I buy this as a "former CIA compound." The general location they refer to had a NDS/MOI compound as well as another area referred to as the DEA compound. Likely the reporter is confused. Afghan SF and elite LE would have gathered at these areas for transfer...all were vetted and extremely effective - carried the fight for years.
Posted by: Tennessee || 09/03/2021 9:20 Comments || Top||

#16  ^ Tennessee -- are your friends in the QRF OK?
Posted by: Matt || 09/03/2021 10:25 Comments || Top||

#17  And not another word about all the other "secret" CIA hidey-holes in Afghanistan!
Posted by: Bubba Lover of the Faeries8843 || 09/03/2021 16:29 Comments || Top||

#18  #16 ^ Tennessee -- are your friends in the QRF OK? Posted by Matt

Matt, Yes sir, my friends made it out safely. Brave men.
Posted by: Tennessee || 09/03/2021 18:04 Comments || Top||

#19  And not another word about all the other "secret" CIA hidey-holes in Afghanistan!

Thank goodness, Bubba Lover of the Faeries8843. Especially now, when our people are roaming the landscape, too much information in the open makes me very, very nervous. I don’t doubt that not everyone perusing these pages is a friendly.
Posted by: trailing wife || 09/03/2021 19:42 Comments || Top||

#20  Little Big Man, come into my teepee and lie on soft furs.
Posted by: Gluter Mussolini5141 || 09/03/2021 21:49 Comments || Top||

Taliban Reportedly Deliver American Military Hardware To Iran
[IranIntl] Reports and images on social media received from Iran indicate that tanks and military vehicles which belonged to the Afghan army were seen in Tehran and other parts of Iran.

Photos have emerged showing armored Humvees being transported from the eastern parts of the country toward Tehran, on the Semnan-Garmsar road.

Besmallah Mohammadi, a former Afghan defense ministry official published one of the photos referring to Iran as a "bad neighbor" and saying Afghanistan misfortune will not last forever.

Iran had promised to resume fuel deliveries to Afghanistan last week, which the Taliban need to prevent a collapse in the economy. Tehran has adopted a friendly posture toward the Taliban, unlike past relations which were marked by tensions.

Iranian officials have not yet reacted to the news. However, if Iran has made a deal with the Taliban to receive some of the American military hardware given to the Afghan army or left behind, it would claim a big victory against the United States.

The reports received so far are brief and there is no information about the kind and quantity of hardware delivered to Iran.
Posted by: Beavis || 09/03/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [168 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iran

#1  Felony.
Posted by: Blackbeard Barnsmell6454 || 09/03/2021 0:44 Comments || Top||

#2  This is gonna void your warranty, buster.
Posted by: Hupeth Henbane6225 || 09/03/2021 3:14 Comments || Top||

#3  As Planned.
Posted by: CrazyFool || 09/03/2021 4:06 Comments || Top||

#4  Ding ding ding crazyfool
Posted by: Chris || 09/03/2021 8:43 Comments || Top||

#5  Shanghai TV (in Chinese language reporting) had a long, GLOATING, discussion on this with video in the background. They claimed it helped with unity for that leg of the glorious New Silk Road and that they had supported the Taliban and Iran from day 1 against the American Running Dogs.
Posted by: 3dc || 09/03/2021 15:45 Comments || Top||

Africa North
Aid group: 22 migrants die on way to Spain; dozens missing
[AlAhram] The Atlantic route from the west coast of Africa to Spain's Canary Islands has become one of the most used and deadliest routes for those desperate to reach Europe

A humanitarian aid group that monitors the plight of migrants colonists taking perilous seaborne routes to Spain said that 21 women and one girl have died and several dozen more people were lost at sea while trying to reach the Canary Islands.

Helena Maleno, founder of nongovernmental organization Walking Borders, tweeted Thursday that 22 bodies have been recovered from a migrant boat by the Moroccan navy. She said there was one girl among the female casualties, who were mostly from the Ivory Coast and Guinea.

Moroccan authorities and navy haven't commented or provided information about the incident. Spain's maritime rescue service also wasn't able to confirm it immediately.

Maleno said that the boat started its journey carrying 86 people, including 36 women and 13 girls.
Posted by: trailing wife || 09/03/2021 04:37 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [79 views] Top|| File under: Human Trafficking

Syrian Mercenaries Protest against Salary Reduction in Libya
[LIBYAREVIEW] The Director of the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR), Rami Abdel-Rahman stated that members of the al-Hamza militia held demonstrations at a Ottoman Turkish-run military base in Libya, to protest their conditions and the reduction of their salaries to $300 USD. He added that these fighters demanded their leaders pay then $1,000 USD, and return them to Syria.

He pointed out that about 7,000 Syrian mercenaries are still in Libya, noting that "Abu Amsha" sends jihadist groups from Syria to Libya, in exchange for money.

Earlier in August, the SOHR reported that about 130 Syrian mercenaries were repatriated to Syria, as a new batch of fighters reportedly arrived to replace them.

On 10 July, the SOHR reported that Ottoman Turkish intelligence and Ottoman Turkish-backed forces were preparing to send 150 Syrian mercenaries to Libya.

These exchanges take place every 15 days, to maintain the number of mercenaries in Libya.

The fighters are recruited on a monthly salary of $500 USD, and promises of Ottoman Turkish citizenship. They are transported from Ottoman Turkish-held areas in Northern Syria to military airports in The Sick Man of Europe Turkey
...the decaying remnant of the Ottoman Empire...
, and in turn, transferred to Libya.
Posted by: Fred || 09/03/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [99 views] Top|| File under: Sublime Porte

Man Who Assassinated Libyan Army Officer Arrested
[LIBYAREVIEW] On Wednesday, local police announced the arrest of a person involved in the liquidation of Brigadier General Masoud al-Dhawi, a former field commander in the Libyan National Army (LNA).

The accused confessed to participating in the liquidation, alongside six others the using automatic rifles, according to the Criminal Investigation Agency in the Libyan city of al-Marj.

He added that the liquidation was ordered by Mohsen al-Kani, one of the leaders of the Kaniat militia that was active in the city of Tarhuna.

He also reported his participation in the killing of seven people at the Central Support headquarters in Tarhuna, and kidnappings and ransom demands in the Warshafana region.

Brigadier General Masoud al-Dhawi was the commander of the 26th Infantry brigade. He was assassinated along with two other officers, Lt. Colonel Anwar Ali Mansour Yahya, and Lt. Colonel Ahmed Hamad al-Rayani in May 2019.
Posted by: Fred || 09/03/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [105 views] Top|| File under: Arab Spring

Africa Subsaharan
Slain Tanzanian gunman was a terrorist, police say
[THEEASTAFRICAN.CO.KE] The gunman who killed four people in Tanzania's financial capital Dar es Salaam last week before being rubbed out was "a terrorist" who was radicalised by social media, police said Thursday.

The gunman -- identified by police as Hamza Mohammed -- went on a rampage on August 25, killing three officers and a private security guard in the city's diplomatic quarter, in a rare attack in the East African nation.

"Our investigations have revealed that Hamza Mohammed was a person who had a secret life with all indicators of terrorism," the director of criminal investigations Camillus Wambura told journalists, describing him as a "terrorist".

"He spent much of his time to learn about the kinds of terrorism incidents such as those conducted by al-Shabaab
...... the Islamic version of the old Somali warlord...
and ISIS through the internet, like many snuffies do," Wambura added.

In addition to the four dead, six other people were maimed in the shooting spree, which took place near the entrance of the French embassy.

Footage aired on local media showed a man in a checked shirt and white Islamic cap armed with an assault rifle roaming the street near a city bus.

Dozens of coppers, politicians and Tanzanian citizens gathered on Friday at a ceremony to pay their last respects to the slain officers.

Neighbours have expressed shock at the shooting, saying the attacker lived with his mother in a flat about two kilometres from where the incident took place.

"I knew him since he was a young boy. There was a time he disappeared until he came back recently," taxi driver Omary Issa said.

"He was an ordinary person whom we interacted like any other neighbour. I was really shocked," he added.

Such attacks are rare in Tanzania, which has been largely peaceful in contrast to its volatile neighbours such as Mozambique.
Posted by: Fred || 09/03/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [82 views] Top|| File under: Devout Moslems

Zamfara Shuts Schools, Imposes Curfew After Another Mass Abduction of Students
Posted by: Fred || 09/03/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [77 views] Top|| File under: Banditti

65 Dead In Renewed Fighting for Yemen's Marib
[AnNahar] Sixty-five Iran's Houthi sock puppets
...a Zaidi Shia insurgent group operating in Yemen. They have also been referred to as the Believing Youth. Hussein Badreddin al-Houthi is said to be the spiritual leader of the group and most of the military leaders are his relatives. The legitimate Yemeni government has accused the them of having ties to the Iranian government. Honest they did. The group has managed to gain control over all of Saada Governorate and parts of Amran, Al Jawf and Hajjah Governorates. Its slogan is God is Great, Death to America™, Death to Israel, a curse on the Jews They like shooting off... ummm... missiles that they would have us believe they make at home in their basements. On the plus side, they did murder Ali Abdullah Saleh, which was the only way the country was ever going to be rid of him...
and pro-government forces have been killed in renewed fighting for the strategic Yemen
...an area of the Arabian Peninsula sometimes mistaken for a country. It is populated by more antagonistic tribes and factions than you can keep track of...
i city of Marib, a military official told AFP on Thursday.

The festivities erupted when the Iran-backed rebels attacked pro-government positions south of the city, making progress despite losing dozens of fighters in coalition air strikes.

"Twenty-two pro-government (forces) were killed and 50 others were maimed, while 43 Houthis were also killed in the last 48 hours," a government military official said, in figures that were confirmed by other military and medical sources.

The fighting comes after strikes on Yemen's largest airbase, in the country's south, killed at least 30 pro-government fighters on Sunday in the deadliest incident since December.

Yemen's internationally recognized government -- backed by a Saudi-led military coalition -- and the Huthis have been locked in war since 2014, when the Lions of Islam seized the capital Sanaa.

In February, the Huthis escalated their efforts to seize Marib, the government's last northern stronghold in fighting that has killed hundreds on both sides.

Control of the oil-rich region would strengthen the Huthis' bargaining position in peace talks.
Posted by: trailing wife || 09/03/2021 04:51 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [129 views] Top|| File under: Houthis

Saudi Defenses Shoot Down Armed Houthi Drone Fired at Kingdom
Posted by: Fred || 09/03/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [67 views] Top|| File under: Houthis

Down Under
New Zealand police kill 'terrorist' after he stabs 6 people
[10News]Shoulda just killed him before
New Zealand authorities say they shot and killed a violent extremist after he entered a supermarket and stabbed and injured six shoppers.

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern described Friday's incident as a terror attack.

She said the man was a Sri Lankan national who was inspired by the Islamic State group.

She said he was well known to the nation’s security agencies and was being monitored around the clock.

Ardern said that because the man was under constant monitoring, a police surveillance team and a special tactics group were able to shoot and kill him within 60 seconds of the attack starting.

She said that three of those who had been stabbed were seriously injured.
Alternate headline: Known wolf “S.” commits Sudden Jihad Syndrome, police 60 seconds away.
Posted by: Frank G || 09/03/2021 06:55 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [377 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State

#2  that constant monitoring worked out well, why not just deport his ass if you have to constantly monitor someone?
Posted by: Chris || 09/03/2021 8:39 Comments || Top||

#3  What #2 said
Posted by: Croque Fliting8030 || 09/03/2021 8:49 Comments || Top||

#4  At least he didn't die from Covid.
Posted by: Too Old To Work || 09/03/2021 8:56 Comments || Top||

#5  Hard to believe they had time for this guy with all the people they need to arrest for taking their kid to the park without a mask.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 09/03/2021 13:12 Comments || Top||

#6  He wasn’t just being monitored. From the NPR article linked by 10 News:

Police Commissioner Andrew Coster said a police surveillance team and a specialist tactics group had followed the man from his home to the supermarket.

But while they had grave ongoing concerns about the man, they had no particular reason to think he was planning an attack on Friday, Coster said. The man appeared to be going into the store to do his grocery shopping.

"He entered the store, as he had done before. He obtained a knife from within the store," Coster said. "Surveillance teams were as close as they possibly could be to monitor his activity."

Witnesses said the man shouted "Allahu Akbar" — meaning God is great — and started stabbing random shoppers, sending people running and screaming.

Coster said that when the commotion started, two police from the special tactics group rushed over. He said the man charged at the officers with the knife and so they shot and killed him.

One bystander video taken from inside the supermarket records the sound of 10 shots being fired in rapid succession.

Coster said there would be questions about whether police could have reacted even quicker. He said that the man was very aware of the constant surveillance and they needed to be some distance from him for it to be effective.

Ardern said the man had first moved to New Zealand in 2011 and had been monitored by security agencies since 2016. She said authorities are confident he acted alone in the attack.

Skidmark’s Daily Mail link reports that “S.”, as he is identified, has for years openly visited ISIS and other jihadi websites, made threats, and purchased weapons. I would be puzzled as to why New Zealand never deported him except that they keep electing such self-righteous wankers.
Posted by: trailing wife || 09/03/2021 13:54 Comments || Top||

#7  Good finds, gentlemen. Once again you beat me to the story. :-)
Posted by: trailing wife || 09/03/2021 14:01 Comments || Top||

#8  Mad Muslim man roams with impunity,
Is murdered! Alarmed, his community
Arises as one
To condemn him ["We're done!"]
In a heartwarming mime of Muzz unity.
Posted by: Chusoting Clomoting4647 || 09/03/2021 15:21 Comments || Top||

#9  To condemn him And condemns him

Cataracts of Denial, or... dunno.
Posted by: Chusoting Clomoting4647 || 09/03/2021 15:25 Comments || Top||

#10  Tracking and Whacking, or, Watchful Weighting

"Drink up, boys, for danger awaits
As we gamble with citizens' fates!
It's a tough bloody job,
All this stuffing our gobs
With great takeaway tucker and, er, dates!"
Posted by: Chusoting Clomoting4647 || 09/03/2021 15:29 Comments || Top||

#11  Re #9, or, "'I' is for,,, Intolerance!"
Posted by: Chusoting Clomoting4647 || 09/03/2021 15:33 Comments || Top||

#12  Timing's a little wonky.
60 seconds to stab 6 people.
Nobody got out of his way?
Posted by: Skidmark || 09/03/2021 17:07 Comments || Top||

#13  New Zealand. Probably get charged with a crime for violating Covid distancing with each other.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 09/03/2021 18:10 Comments || Top||

Fifth Column
BLM activist charged with attempted murder in Orange County, makes bail
Posted by: Fred || 09/03/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [135 views] Top|| File under: Antifa/BLM

Big question:

Will the Socialcrats launch a toned down version of "Night of the Long Knives" all for dog and pong show 2022 election reasons?

Only taking down/out the most vicious/hideous in their politically supported extremest groups for appearances.

Or, will they again turn a blind eye to riots, looting, assaults, murders and arsons of Pro-USA people and establishments, as we enter the 2022 election season?

Posted by: NN2N1 || 09/03/2021 5:47 Comments || Top||

#2  NN2N1 - evidence seems to suggest your second option.
Posted by: 3dc || 09/03/2021 15:40 Comments || Top||

#3  ...except for Texas
Posted by: Procopius2k || 09/03/2021 17:11 Comments || Top||

Police arrest Antifa member who stabbed Latino man during riot at Los Angeles City Hall
[THEPOSTMILLENNIAL] LAPD have arrested an Antifa
...the armed wing of the Democratic Party...
member who stabbed a Latino man during an August 14 riot near LA City Hall. Eric Cohen, 30, of Long Beach, Caliphornia, an impregnable bastion of the Democratic Party,, has been charged with attempted murder and is being held on a $1 million bail.

Cohen stabbed a man on August 14 at around 2 PM near the intersection of 1st Street and Spring Street. He allegedly used a knife to stab the victim once in the upper right chest area. The victim was later hospitalized for a lacerated heart and punctured lung.

The Antifa member and suspect changed his hair colour, following the attempted murder at the riot last month. The "Choose Freedom March" rallied to protest against the city’s "medical tyranny, mandatory vaccinations and vaccine passports." However,
we can't all be heroes. Somebody has to sit on the curb and applaud when they go by...
they were soon met by an opposing group of Antifa, who were dressed in "black bloc" gear, who called for "no safe spaces for fascist
...anybody you disagree with, damn them...
Posted by: Fred || 09/03/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [114 views] Top|| File under: Antifa/BLM

Pro-Antifa California teacher to be fired by school district after leaked video emerges
[FOXNEWS] A far-left Caliphornia, an impregnable bastion of the Democratic Party, teacher with a hammer and sickle tattoo and an apparent affinity for Antifa
...the armed wing of the Democratic Party...
and brutal communist dictators will be fired after bragging on video that he was working to radicalize his students "further and further left," his employer announced Wednesday.

In a letter, the NATO
...the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. A cautionary tale of cost-benefit analysis....
mas Unified School District Superintendent Chris Evans wrote that Gabriel Gipe, a social studies teacher at Inderkum High School, would be terminated after Project Veritas found Antifa and Mao Zedong posters in his classroom and recorded him talking about indoctrinating his students.

"I have 180 days to turn them into revolutionaries," he says in the recording.

That didn’t go over well with district officials.

"As of today, this teacher was placed on paid leave because of his actions and choices in the classroom," Evans wrote. "NATOmas Unified will be taking the legally required next steps to place the teacher on unpaid leave and fire the teacher."

After the Project Veritas video emerged, the district’s internal investigation found Gipe responsible for numerous violations of its code of conduct.

"Our teachers must, without bias, or favoring their own personal beliefs share facts and information around differing perspectives," Evans wrote. "This teacher crossed that line and violated that trust."

Gipe also allegedly had a collection of stamps dedicated to Communist dictators, including one of Joseph Stalin and "an insensitive phrase," which he had allegedly used to mark students’ work as complete. Other stamps had images of Fidel Castro and Kim Pudge Jong-un
...the overweight, pouty-looking hereditary potentate of North Korea. Pudge appears to believe in his own divinity, but has yet to produce any loaves and fishes, so his subjects remain malnourished...
"These were purchased shortly before the pandemic and their use was likely initially limited due to Distance Learning," Evans’ letter reads. "The district’s investigation did discover that at least during the 13 days of this school year, he was using those stamps to mark student work as complete."

District officials described Gipe’s conduct regarding giving students extra credit for attending protests with the potential to become dangerous as "both unprofessional and irresponsible."

Posted by: Fred || 09/03/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [155 views] Top|| File under: Antifa/BLM

#1  Well, he appears to be getting some exercise!:

Posted by: Anomalous Sources || 09/03/2021 21:27 Comments || Top||

Calif teacher who removed US flag, suggested students pledge allegiance to pride flag removed from classroom
[FOXNEWS] A Caliphornia, an impregnable bastion of the Democratic Party, teacher who went viral after bragging in a TikTok video that she had taken down the American flag in her classroom because it made her feel "uncomfortable" and suggested that her students should say the Pledge of Allegiance to a rainbow flag has been removed from her classroom.

"She has been removed from the classroom and placed on administrative leave, as our investigation continues," Newport Mesa Schools spokesperson Annette Franco confirmed to Fox News Wednesday.

The teacher was identified as Kristin Pitzen of Newport Mesa Schools in Orange County.

The video, which was inaccessible on TikTok Wednesday but has been preserved by the Twitter account @libsoftiktok, lasts just under a minute and shows Pitzen telling a quick story about how the pledge works in her classroom.

"Okay, so during third period, we have announcements and they do the Pledge of Allegiance," she says in the video. "I always tell my class, stand if you feel like it, don’t stand if you feel like it, say the words if you want, don’t have to say the words."

Then she whispers that she took down the American flag in her room because "it made me uncomfortable."

Posted by: Fred || 09/03/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [148 views] Top|| File under:


Willing to bet she was about to be fired already.

Planned the video because she wanted to setup a $$$$ LGBT? lawsuit $$$$ and open future Media doors or beds.
Posted by: NN2N1 || 09/03/2021 5:55 Comments || Top||

#3  as I understand it, she wasn't fired but put on leave.
Posted by: Chris || 09/03/2021 8:44 Comments || Top||

#4  Remember they claimed they wanted tolerance, they demand submission.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 09/03/2021 9:37 Comments || Top||

Home Front: WoT
British-born ISIS ‘Beatle' due to plead guilty; Update: Former Brit admits all, gets life sentence

Update from The Times of Israel at 5:30 a.m ET:
UK-born Alexanda Kotey admits to involvement in scheme to kidnap and torture Westerners, including Israeli-American Steven Sotloff, among four beheaded by group.

Alexanda Amon Kotey,
...half-Ghanaian, half-Greek Cypriot, all former British citizen, Alex was known in the press as ‘Ringo’. He recruited at least 25 of his peers in the area west of London, and gleefully beheaded captives for ISIS in Syria. His confession makes his little group sound like a bunch of Big Turbans...
37, pleaded guilty to all eight counts against him at a plea hearing in US District Court in Alexandria. The charges include hostage-taking resulting in death and providing material support to the Islamic State
...formerly ISIS or ISIL, depending on your preference. Before that they were al-Qaeda in Iraq, as shaped by Abu Musab Zarqawi. They're really very devout, committing every atrocity they can find in the Koran and inventing a few more. They fling Allah around with every other sentence, but to hear western pols talk they're not really Moslems....
group from 2012 through 2015.

He admitted guilt in connection with the deaths of four American hostages — Sotloff, journalist James Foley, aid worker Peter Kassig and Kayla Mueller, also an aid worker — as well as European and Japanese nationals who also were held captive.

Britannia, which did not want to put them on trial at home, stripped them of their UK nationality.

But their transfer to the United States was made possible only after the US authorities assured London they would not seek the death penalty
in the case.

They both originally pleaded not guilty
"Wudn't me."
, but earlier this week Kotey indicated he would change his plea.

The plea deal sets a mandatory minimum sentence of life without parole. After 15 years, though, he would be eligible to be transferred to the United Kingdom to face any possible charges there.

In the plea deal, he admits that life is an appropriate sentence in the United Kingdom as well. If he were to receive a sentence of less than life there, the deal requires that he serve the rest of his life sentence, either in the United Kingdom if that country will do so, or be transferred back to the US to serve the life term.

The deal also requires him to cooperate with authorities and answer questions about his time in the Islamic State group. He would not, though, be required to testify at Elsheikh’s trial, scheduled for January.

US District Court Judge TS Ellis said Kotey had "agreed to cooperate fully and truthfully with the United States and provide the government with all the information you know about any criminal activity, not just what is in the indictment, but if you know about any criminal activity."

The deal also requires him to meet with victims’ families if they request it.

Kotey gave a somewhat detailed account of his time in Islamic State when Ellis asked him to explain in his own words what he had done.

He said he traveled to Syria to "engage in a military fight against the Syrian forces of Bashir al-Assad" and that he eventually pledged allegiance to Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.

"I accept I will be perceived as a radical who holds bad boy views," he said.

He acknowledged that he had participated in "capture-and-detain operations" to kidnap Foley and other Western hostages and that he led efforts to extract ransoms.

He described the acts of violence that were inflicted on the hostages as a necessary part of keeping them in line and persuading Western governments to pay ransom.

In the years after the hostages had been killed, he said he filled multiple roles within the Islamic State, including as a sniper and as director of a special forces training camp.

Kotey and Elsheikh’s four-member IS cell was dubbed the "Beatles" by their captives due to their British accents. They allegedly tortured and killed their victims, including by beheading, and IS released videos of the murders for propaganda purposes.

Alleged ringleader Mohammed Emwazi, known as "Jihadi John," was killed in a US Arclight airstrike
in Syria in November 2015 while the fourth "Beatle," Aine Davis, is imprisoned in The Sick Man of Europe Turkey
...just another cheapjack Moslem dictatorship, brought to you by the Moslem Brüderbund...
after being convicted on terrorism charges.

Kotey and Elsheikh supervised detention facilities for hostages and allegedly coordinated ransom negotiations conducted by email, according to the US authorities. The pair also engaged in a "prolonged pattern of physical and psychological violence against hostages," they said.

Kotey and Elsheikh were "leading participants in a brutal hostage-taking scheme" that targeted American and European citizens and that involved murders, mock executions, shocks with Tasers, physical restraints and other brutal acts, the indictment alleged.

Prosecutor Dennis Fitzpatrick said at Thursday’s hearing that Kotey, Elsheikh and Emwazi were all friends at a young age in London, where they became radicalized.

A US special forces raid that resulted in the death of Islamic State group leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in Syria in 2019 was code-named Task Force 8-14, in reference to the birthday of the young aid worker Mueller. Prosecutors say Kotey and Elsheikh worked closely with a chief front man for IS who reported to al-Baghdadi.

James Foley was kidnapped on November 22, 2012 in northern Syria with British Sunday Times journalist John Cantlie, who is still missing. A writer and videographer, Foley covered the uprising against Bashir al-Assad’s regime for various media, including Agence La Belle France-Presse (AFP). On August 19, 2014, IS posted a video online showing a masked, black-clad man beheading him in retaliation for the US strikes in Iraq. He was 40.

Steve Sotloff was captured on August 4, 2013, north of Aleppo where he was covering the refugee crisis. Originally from Miami, he was the grandson of Holocaust survivors and had dual US-Israeli citizenship. His family and the Israeli government kept his kidnapping secret for a year to try to assist his safe return. He was beheaded in early September 2014 in an execution in which Emwazi appeared. He was 31.

Kayla Mueller was working with the Danish Refugee Council when she was kidnapped in northern Syria in 2013. Mueller’s parents say she was tortured before being handed over to al-Baghdadi, who allegedly raped her repeatedly before killing her. IS claimed, without offering any proof, that she was killed in an air strike near Raqqa, Syria by a Jordanian plane in 2015, when she would have been 26.

Peter Kassig was the head of a small NGO that distributed food, clothing and medicine to Syrian refugees when he was kidnapped on October 1, 2013. In November 2014, IS grabbed credit for his execution in a video in which Emwazi appeared, standing next to a severed head. He was 26.
Posted by: Fred || 09/03/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [218 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State

NIA court frames charges against 8 Khalistan terrorists for killing Shaurya Chakra awardee
[OneIndia] A special court of the National Investigation Agency has framed charges against 8 Lions of Islam of the Khalistan Liberation Force
...Khalistan is the idea of an independent Sikh homeland in the Indian (and Pak, but they don't dwell on that) Punjab. The local troublemakers are financed by the Sikh diaspora, who love the idea of the folks they left behind murdering their neighbours before dying romantically for a hopeless idea, with training and additional funding from Pakistain’s ISI as yet another arrow in their quiver aimed at the Indian throat. The Khalistan Liberation Force, like Antifa, is the umbrella for a bunch of Sikh groups that have engaged in armed struggle® against India since the 1980s...
in connection with the killing of Comrade Balwinder Singh Sandhu, a Shaurya Chakra Awardee.

Charges have been framed against Sukhraj Singh, RavinderSingh, Akashdeep Arora, Jagroop Singh, Sukhdeep Singh, Gurjit Singh, Inderjit Singh and Sukhmeet Pal Singh.

The case relates to the killing of Balwinder Singh on October 16 2020 at his residence in Bhikhiwind, District Tarn Taran, Punjab
1.) Little Orphan Annie's bodyguard
2.) A province of Pakistain ruled by one of the Sharif brothers
3.) A province of India. It is majority (60 percent) Sikh and Hindoo (37 percent), which means it has relatively few Moslem riots....

by two unidentified persons.

Investigation has revealed that the chargesheeted accused were part of the conspiracy hatched by Pakistain based leadership of proscribed terrorist organization Khalistan Liberation Force for assassinating Singh who was awarded Shaurya Chakra for his brave fight against Lions of Islam at the peak of militancy in Punjab.

KLF chief Lakhvir Singh Rode and his Canada based deputy Sunny Toronto had tasked Sukhmeet Pal Singh, a gangster turned terrorist to arrange shooters and execute the plan.

Bhikariwal had instructed Sukhdeep Singh and Gurjit Singh to undertake the killing of Singh. Inderjit Singh was involved in the reconnaissance of the target. After investigation, NIA had filed a chargesheet, against the above eight accused persons.
Posted by: trailing wife || 09/03/2021 01:09 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [73 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Pakistain Proxies

Security forces launch an operation to arrest vandals in Kirkuk
[EN.ALGHADEERTV.NET] The head of the joint operations command in Kirkuk,
... a thick stew of Arabs, Turkmen, Kurds, and probably Antarcticans, all of them mutually hostile most of the time...
Lieutenant-General Ali al-Fariji, issued an order to track down and arrest a group of "weak-spirited" people in the governorate.

The command said in a statement that the operation comes after a video clip was published showing a group of people storming a house and firing shots in one of the northern governorate’s neighborhoods.

Al-Fraiji pledged to pursue the perpetrators, arrest them, and hold them accountable for their crimes.
Posted by: Fred || 09/03/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [78 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iraq

Joint operation strikes ISIS targets west of Mosul
Posted by: Fred || 09/03/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [86 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State

Gazan killed in clashes with IDF during nightly border riots
[IsraelTimes] Five others reported maimed as Paleostinians gather at border for sixth straight night to burn tires, throw explosives at troops, drawing retaliatory fire

A Paleostinian man was killed and another was maimed by Israeli fire during violent mostly peaceful demonstrations along the Gazoo
...Hellhole adjunct to Israel and Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, inhabited by Gazooks. The place was acquired in the wake of the 1967 War and then presented to Paleostinian control in 2006 by Ariel Sharon, who had entered his dotage. It is currently ruled with an iron fist by Hamaswith about the living conditions you'd expect. It periodically attacks the Hated Zionist Entity whenever Iran needs a ruckus created or the hard boyz get bored, getting thumped by the IDF in return. The ruling turbans then wave the bloody shirt and holler loudly about oppression and disproportionate response...
border Thursday night, authorities in the Hamas, the well-beloved offspring of the Moslem Brotherhood,-run enclave said.
Continued on Page 49
Posted by: trailing wife || 09/03/2021 05:56 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [132 views] Top|| File under: Hamas

Israeli strikes said to target Syria overnight, blasts heard near Tel Aviv
[IsraelTimes] Errant Syrian air defense missile explodes over waters off coast of central Israel, fragments found in north Tel Aviv; no injuries or damage reported

The Britannia-based Observatory for Human Rights reported that weapons development centers near Damascus used by Iran-backed militias had been targeted in the alleged Israeli strikes.
Israeli planes carried out Arclight airstrike
s near Damascus early Friday, Syrian state media claimed, and sounds of explosions were heard in central Israel shortly after.

The blast was caused by a Syrian air defense missile that traversed Israeli skies before exploding over the Mediterranean Sea, the Israel Defense Forces said.

Incoming rocket warning sirens were not sounded, in keeping with the military’s policy of not triggering alarms for projectiles headed toward unpopulated areas.

There were no reports of injuries or damage in Israel.

"This morning, residents of central [Israel] found a number of missile fragments on the ground. The fragments were collected by the Israel Police. We thank the residents for their conscientiousness, and we ask them to not touch these fragments," the military said in a statement.

Syria reported that missiles fired from the direction of Leb
...an Iranian colony situated on the eastern Mediterranean, conveniently adjacent to Israel. Formerly inhabited by hardy Phoenecian traders, its official language is now Arabic, with the usual unpleasant side effects. The Leb civil war, between 1975 and 1990, lasted a little over 145 years and produced 120,000 fatalities. The average length of a ceasefire was measured in seconds. The Lebs maintain a precarious sectarian balance among Shiites, Sunnis, and about a dozeen flavors of Christians. It is the home of Hezbollah, which periodically starts a war with the Zionist Entity, gets Beirut pounded to rubble, and then declares victory and has a parade. The Lebs have the curious habit of periodically murdering their heads of state or prime ministers, a practice dating back to the heady human sacrifice days of Baal Moloch. In 2020 Hezbollahblew up a considerable portion of Beirut and many of its inhabitants when its ammonium nitrate faci8lity exploded. They blamed it on... somebody else. It wasn't them though. Trust them on that...
targeted Damascus, but claimed most were shot down by its air defenses.
Most. That means Israel won the exchange.
A short time later, residents near Tel Aviv reported hearing at least one blast — the sound of the surface-to-air missile exploding over the sea. Syrian air defense missiles have in the past accidentally shot down a Russian military plane and have also reached Cyprus in error.

The IDF did not comment on the alleged strikes in Syria, as per its policy.

Video published by SANA purported to show an air defense missile being had gun sex. A blast could be heard shortly after.
The video at the link is singularly uninspiring.
The Britannia-based Observatory for Human Rights reported that weapons development centers near Damascus used by Iran-backed militias had been targeted in the alleged Israeli strikes.
Posted by: trailing wife || 09/03/2021 05:51 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [175 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iran Proxies

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  British-born ISIS "Beatle'' due to plead guilty
Thu 2021-09-02
  Taliban confirm that the group’s Supreme Leader Hibatullah Akhundzada will be top authority
Wed 2021-09-01
  Six Iraqis on death row executed, three for 'terrorism': medic
Tue 2021-08-31
  Final US evacuation flights leave, ending America’s 20-year Afghanistan war, equipment left behind disabled
Mon 2021-08-30
  US Airstrike Hits Suicide Bombers Targeting Kabul Airport
Sun 2021-08-29
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Sat 2021-08-28
  Biden Pledges to 'Hunt Down' Those Behind Airport Attack
Fri 2021-08-27
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Wed 2021-08-25
  Taliban Vows to Help Fight Climate Change
Tue 2021-08-24
  Firefight at Kabul airport kills Afghan guard
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Mon 2021-08-23
  US Embassy Tells Americans: Do Not Go to Kabul Airport
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