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Islamic extremists in Nigeria execute 5 men as warning against converting to Christianity
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Good morning
Vid: Rep. Nunes on secret source for anti-Trump Steele dossier: 'expanded our investigation' into Brookings Institute
Monday July 27th, 2020

Fatah members quit over killing of top commander by PA police
First Arab country acquires new Chinese missile system
Was there another ‘mysterious' explosion on Iran's Qeshm Island?
Protesters rally outside home of acting DHS head Chad Wolf to 'demand that Trump's troops be removed from every city'
ICE director on historic MS-13 takedown: 'I don't think the gangs are very concerned about COVID'
Former Sudanese parliament speaker detained in Khartoum
ICE director on historic MS-13 takedown:
'I don't think the gangs are very concerned about COVID'

Posted by: Fred || 07/27/2020 09:44 || Comments || Link || [336076 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Social distancing, with a splash.
Posted by: Skidmark || 07/27/2020 10:43 Comments || Top||

#2  Used to be near Winter Park, FL.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 07/27/2020 10:51 Comments || Top||

#3  "Cypress Gardens was a botanical garden and theme park near Winter Haven, Florida that operated from 1936 to 2009. As of 2011, the botanical garden portion had been preserved inside the newly formed Legoland Florida. "
Posted by: Dale || 07/27/2020 11:08 Comments || Top||

#4  My parents took me there many times. The mermaid shows were always the best.

Posted by: jpal || 07/27/2020 17:35 Comments || Top||

#5  lose the bra, lil' 'maid
Posted by: Lumpy Mussolini7603 || 07/27/2020 23:35 Comments || Top||

-Lurid Crime Tales-
Moment woman uses her car to mow down a mob of teenagers who were attacking her boyfriend in New York
Natural consequences.
[Daily Mail, where America gets its news]
  • A video posted online shows the shocking moment a young woman plows her car into a group of teenagers on a New York street

  • The woman drove her green car into the youths because they were assaulting a man described as her boyfriend

  • The footage shows the woman in her green car striking the youths, and possibly her boyfriend as well, before she drove away

  • Moments before, the video shows the boyfriend running from the mob after they were beat on him

  • The boyfriend, woman and another female were reportedly attacked by the crowd of 8 to 10 teenagers after words were exchanged
Posted by: Skidmark || 07/27/2020 10:13 || Comments || Link || [336070 views] Top|| File under:

#1  The feral youth acted so surprise that their target didn't fold.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 07/27/2020 10:26 Comments || Top||

#2  What they won't do for drugs Air Jordans and an iPhone.
Posted by: gorb || 07/27/2020 11:32 Comments || Top||

#3  gorb AOC says it's all about loaves of bread.
Posted by: Deacon Blues || 07/27/2020 12:55 Comments || Top||

#4  Hope more take this message that you're the weapon and everything you can use is just a tool.
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 07/27/2020 13:05 Comments || Top||

#5  A car aerial won't break bones like a (frequently illegal) tactical baton, but it can inflict incapacitating amounts of pain...
Posted by: M. Murcek || 07/27/2020 13:48 Comments || Top||

#6  Strange. The only explanation is they must eat big screen TVs, shoes and iPhones then.
Posted by: gorb || 07/27/2020 16:43 Comments || Top||

ICE director on historic MS-13 takedown: 'I don't think the gangs are very concerned about COVID'
Pelosi's Kids
[Just The News] 'Their goal is to take control of the streets and control their people and get their money' — acting ICE Director Matthew Albence

In the wake of a Trump administration's crackdown of senior leaders of the violent MS-13 gang, Matthew Albence, acting director for Immigration and Customs Enforcement, said Wednesday that gangs have shown no signs of slowing during the COVID-19 pandemic.

"I don't think the gangs are very concerned about COVID," Albence told Just the News during an interview at the White House, where he joined President Trump for an announcement of the takedown. "If you look at what MS-13 does, they are going to commit their atrocities regardless of what is going on around them in the world. Their goal is to take control of the streets and control their people and get their money."

Albence said the number of ICE criminal investigations have risen every year over the past three years.
That’s because President Trump thinks it’s important, unlike his predecessor.
"So there's no shortage of information out there," he said. "There's no shortage of crime that we're out there going after and we're doing it effectively and efficiently."

He spoke after the administration announced that it is filing to seek the death penalty for a MS-13 leader who was charged with seven murders, including the machete and baseball bat killings of two high school students.

MS-13 is international criminal gang that started as far back as the late 1970s with early roots in El Salvador and Los Angeles.

Eight MS-13 members were indicted last week for their involvement with six murders, two attempted murders, kidnapping, and narcotics and firearms offenses.

On July 9, thirteen MS-13 members were charged in a 21-count indictment, including narcotics distribution and weapons charges.

"We're here today to provide an update on my administration's all-out campaign to destroy MS-13, a vile and evil gang of people," Trump said at the White House. "We've just concluded a historic operation, leading to the arrest and indictment of dozens of savage MS-13 members and leaders all across the country. So this is something that's taken place over the last few days.

The administration recently indicted a former leader of MS-13 who reportedly committed multiple terrorism offenses and directed acts of violence, murder, and drug trafficking. This marks the first time that an MS-13 member has been charged with terrorism offenses in the United States.

"We're using 'terrorism,' which gives us extra strength," Trump said.
Using pre-existing tools in creative ways is one of his trademarks
Posted by: Frank G || 07/27/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || [336084 views] Top|| File under: Narcos

#1  Can't even get gangland reports without rifting a couple WuFlu notes.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 07/27/2020 10:53 Comments || Top||

Posted by: Jiling Gravitch9209 || 07/27/2020 10:56 Comments || Top||

#3  Nancy's children
Posted by: Procopius2k || 07/27/2020 13:35 Comments || Top||

-War on Police-
Philadelphia police cruisers across city targeted, set on fire
[FixNews] Philadelphia police are searching for a suspect after four of the department’s vehicles were set on fire early Monday morning.

The individual is described by law enforcement as a white male who was last seen wearing flannel, a backpack, and a bandana, according to Fox29.

Investigators told the station that most of the fires began on the tires of the vehicles, which were parked in four different neighborhoods across the city
Posted by: Skidmark || 07/27/2020 10:28 || Comments || Link || [336077 views] Top|| File under: Antifa/BLM

#1  New York City protesters target police vehicles, light fires
Posted by: Skidmark || 07/27/2020 12:16 Comments || Top||

#2  The City of Brothers on Drugs...
Posted by: M. Murcek || 07/27/2020 13:04 Comments || Top||

#3  So many years now Philadelphia has had bad areas. Even the Police would not enter alone but with at lease two for their own security. I would suggest no go zones. Let the local warlords rule. No delivery service. Postal, Milk, on and on. Insurance coverage to high. Safety of employees not provided. You can say this about Baltimore. No security; do as many are now, leave. Most have no families. Their family today are the M13 or Crips.
Posted by: Dale || 07/27/2020 14:14 Comments || Top||

#4  Re #3: " I would suggest no go zones."

I would suggest snipers. Lots of snipers.
Posted by: Canuckistan sniper || 07/27/2020 18:43 Comments || Top||

#5  Or just a few. Would work out the same. :)
Posted by: Whiskey Mike || 07/27/2020 21:12 Comments || Top||

#6  No-go zones. Sounds a lot like Stockholm or Brussels.
Posted by: Clem || 07/27/2020 22:11 Comments || Top||

#7  Koreans + Rooftops = Problem Solved
Posted by: Lumpy Mussolini7603 || 07/27/2020 22:31 Comments || Top||

2 ANA Soldiers Killed in Helmand Car Bombs
[ToloNews] At least two army soldiers were killed and three others were maimed in boom-mobiles in southern Helmand
...an Afghan province populated mostly by Pashtuns, adjacent to Injun country in Pak Balochistan...
province on Saturday night, local officials said on Sunday.

On 10:00 pm local time in Nahr-e-Siraj district two boom-mobiles detonated close to security checkpoints, said Omar Zwak, a front man for the provincial governor.

"The forces had prior information about the boom-mobiles, so they had made preparations," said Zwak.

No group has grabbed credit for the blasts.
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/27/2020 01:53 || Comments || Link || [336077 views] Top|| File under:

Taliban Blamed for Killing Woman Govt Worker in Ghazni
[ToloNews] Local officials and police in Ghazni claimed that a woman employee of the government was kidnapped by the Taliban
...mindless ferocity in a turban...
in the province and her body was found in Andar district on Saturday.

Fatima Faizi worked for the prisoners’ affairs department, according to local officials and family members. She was a resident of Jaghori district, Ghazni province, and her duty was in Kabul.

Fatima’s brother, Samiullah Rajabi, said he went to meet the Taliban in Qarabagh district of Ghazni to discuss the release of his sister, but they did not release her. He said Fatima was killed by eight bullets and signs of torture were seen on her body.

"She was taken by the Taliban. My mother, the imam of the area, and elders went there (to the Taliban). They (Taliban) had demands that the elders could not address. Unfortunately, she was martyred in Andar district (of Ghazni)," said Rajabi.

A member of the Ghazni Provincial Council said the Taliban told Ghazni elders that the woman would be released on condition that she does not return to work anymore.

"Our last attempt did not yield a result. In the first days, they (Taliban) asked that the elders of Jaghori district should come and make a commitment that the woman would not be a government employee anymore. We were ready to give this commitment to release the captive," said Khaliqdad Akbari, a member of the Ghazni Provincial Council.

"The armed opposition took her two weeks ago. Her body was found yesterday (Saturday) in Andar district," said Wahidullah Jumazada, a front man for the Ghazni governor.

Ghazni police blamed the Taliban for the incident and said Fatima "was killed by bullets, her nails were taken out and her hands were cut off."

"She was taken out of a car on her way to Jaghori district in Qarabagh district by Taliban bully boyz and was martyred brutally," Ghazni police front man Ahmad Khan Sirat said.

Security officials said Mullah Rasoul, a Taliban commander, was involved in the abduction and killing of the government employee. The Taliban said they are looking into the incident.
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/27/2020 01:53 || Comments || Link || [336090 views] Top|| File under: Taliban

Africa Horn
Former Sudanese parliament speaker detained in Khartoum
[APA.AZ] Former Sudanese Parliamentary Speaker Ibrahim Omar was detained in capital Khartoum on Sunday without divulging reasons, APA reports citing Sputnik.

According to the Erem News website, Omar participated in a protest last week against the transitional government, which violates his prohibition of taking part in political activity. The ban was imparted on him after the collapse of Omar al-Bashir
...Former President-for-Life of Sudan He came to power in 1989 when he, as a brigadier in the Sudanese army, led a group of officers in a bloodless military coup that ousted the government of Prime Minister Sadiq al-Mahdi and eventually appointed himself head cheese. He fell out with his Islamic mentor, Hasan al-Turabi, tried to impose shariah on the Christian and animist south, resulting in its secessesion, and attempted to Arabize Darfur by unleashing the barbaric Janjaweed on it. Sudan's potential prosperity has been pissed away in warfare that has left as many as 400,000 people dead and 2.5 million displaced. Hee was overthrown by popular consent in 2019. Omar has been indicted for genocide by the International Criminal Court but nothing is expected to come of it...
’s government last year.

Video circulated on social media shows Omar being escorted to a car among chants and jeers.
Posted by: Fred || 07/27/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || [336078 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Sudan

Africa North
LNAAF targeted a recon group, in AlWashaka area, Western Sirte, and managed to destroy number of GNA vehicles, including three tanks
Posted by: Fred || 07/27/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || [336072 views] Top|| File under: Arab Spring

Posted by: Jiling Gravitch9209 || 07/27/2020 10:51 Comments || Top||

Africa Subsaharan
Islamic extremists in Nigeria execute 5 men as warning against converting to Christianity
[Disrn] Islamic extremists released a video on Wednesday showing the executions of five Nigerian men in Borno state as a warning to "all those being used by infidels to convert Muslims to Christianity," Morning Star News reported.
Being or becoming Christian in that part of the world is a serious act of courage and intense faith.
A Borno resident said that three of the men murdered were Christians. The other two victims were reportedly Muslims.

The 35-second video, which was posted by Eons Intelligence before being removed, shows a group of Islamic militants armed with AK-47 rifles standing behind five captives who were blindfolded and kneeling on the ground.

Before proceeding with the execution, one of the armed militants gave a brief warning message to those Christians who were watching.
Posted by: Cromoth Sheatch5463 || 07/27/2020 00:34 || Comments || Link || [336099 views] Top|| File under: Boko Haram (ISIS)

#1  Religion of Peace(tm)
Posted by: Procopius2k || 07/27/2020 13:16 Comments || Top||

#2  Conversion, enslavement to pIslam or be murdered. And if you leave the cult of the pagan piggy moon goddess, you're toast.

The quranic call to kill all those that oppose Moohamhead's actual teaching is rather hard to explain to folk. From a historical context of actual foundation.

Bush Jr. comes to mind offering up the peaceful crap brainwash after 9-11.
Posted by: Woodrow || 07/27/2020 13:41 Comments || Top||

#3  Commies & Moslems, followers of such awesome tenets that they have to murder you for leaving
Posted by: Bob Grorong1136 || 07/27/2020 14:59 Comments || Top||

Caucasus/Russia/Central Asia
Bomb threats come to Moscow’s, St. Petersburg’s and Krasnodar’s airports
[APA.AZ] Bomb threats came on Sunday to airports in Moscow, St. Petersburg, and Krasnodar, APA reports citing TASS.

"An anonymous caller has warned about bombs planted in airports in Krasnodar, St. Petersburg, and Moscow. Apart from that, the caller warned about bombs in all the planes parked in Moscow’s airports," the source said.

An investigation is underway, with specialists with dogs checking all the facilities.

The press service of St. Petersburg’s Pulkovo airport told TASS nine planes were being checked. Some flights might be delayed, it added.
Posted by: Fred || 07/27/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || [336076 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Tens of thousands protest against Putin in Russian far east
Posted by: Skidmark || 07/27/2020 10:54 Comments || Top||

#2  Must have heard the Turks were coming.
Posted by: Skidmark || 07/27/2020 22:02 Comments || Top||

Fifth Column
On Portland's Streets: Anger, Fear, and a Fence That Divides
[AyPee] The party at the Salmon Street Springs fountain, a riverfront landmark in the heart of Portland, was just getting started.

Dozens of drummers beat out entrancing rhythms and a crowd of hundreds danced joyfully as the setting sun cast a soft pink glow on distant Mount Hood. Poster boards bearing the names of dozens of Black men and women killed by police stirred in a gentle breeze as the energy built to fever pitch and more and more people poured into the square.

Suddenly, 10-year-old Xavier Minor jumped into the center of the circle and started dancing with abandon. The emcee took note.
Continued on Page 49
Posted by: KBK || 07/27/2020 10:22 || Comments || Link || [336079 views] Top|| File under: Antifa/BLM

Posted by: Jiling Gravitch9209 || 07/27/2020 11:03 Comments || Top||

#2  So our intrepid AP reporter was standing next to the Willamette in downtown Portland and saw a "soft pink glow on distant Mount Hood". Been there, tried that. Does he have any other superpowers?
Posted by: Matt || 07/27/2020 12:25 Comments || Top||

#3  Near as I remember you can't see Mt. Hood from downtown Portland, especially not down by the river.
Posted by: Deacon Blues || 07/27/2020 12:53 Comments || Top||

#4  Love to see the soft pink glow from Panty-fa craniums exploding
Posted by: Lumpy Mussolini7603 || 07/27/2020 13:30 Comments || Top||

#5  The byliners on that article are probably still not done wiping their chins...
Posted by: M. Murcek || 07/27/2020 13:51 Comments || Top||

#6  Twitchy has the Twitter thread of the reporter hanging out inside the courthouse here.
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/27/2020 17:11 Comments || Top||

Garrett Foster, fired five shots at the vehicle with an AK47. He missed every shot. The driver fired back three times. Killing him.
Betcha he fired from the hip, like a movie hero. Betcha the guy who fired back used his sights. Betcha Mister AK-47 hero was surprised when he died at the end of his version of Rambo.
Posted by: Cromoth Sheatch5463 || 07/27/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || [336085 views] Top|| File under: Antifa/BLM

#1  The tweet the link points to has been removed - of course.
Posted by: Rex Mundi || 07/27/2020 0:26 Comments || Top||

#2  Apologies - that would be the Title link which is not working. The link embedded in the post is active.
Posted by: Rex Mundi || 07/27/2020 0:27 Comments || Top||

#3  Betcha he's going to join George Floyd as the saint of revolution.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 07/27/2020 0:41 Comments || Top||

#4  p.s. Was the AK-47 legal?
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 07/27/2020 0:50 Comments || Top||

#5  As long as it can't fire full auto.

P.S. The Chinese have been smuggling in tens of thousands of parts to make AKs (and ARs?) full auto. Who is getting them?
Posted by: Cromoth Sheatch5463 || 07/27/2020 0:55 Comments || Top||

#6  Garret & girlfriend

Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 07/27/2020 1:07 Comments || Top||

#7  Pity the driver didn't also run over the other highwaymen trying to block the road.
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 07/27/2020 6:09 Comments || Top||

#8  #1, 2 - Thanks Rex. Article link substituted
Posted by: Frank G || 07/27/2020 6:26 Comments || Top||

#9  He was reportedly talking a very tough line prior to his last encounter:

“They don’t let us march in the streets anymore, so I’ve got to practice some of our rights,” he responded.

Foster was asked if he felt like he would need to use the weapon.

“Nah,” he replied. “I mean, if I use it against the cops I’m dead. I think all the people that hate us and want to say shit to us are too big of p-ssies to stop and actually do anything about it.”

Guy had a chip on his shoulder.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 07/27/2020 6:38 Comments || Top||

#10  Glad the driver had some training and skill. One less idiot.
Posted by: DarthVader || 07/27/2020 8:22 Comments || Top||

#11  One man is dead and another person was detained for questioning after a shooting during a protest Saturday evening in Austin, Texas, police said. CNN

Apparently, CNN didn't see, or listen to, the video.
Posted by: Bobby || 07/27/2020 8:23 Comments || Top||

#12  Half surprised CNN said that much.
Posted by: Clem || 07/27/2020 8:24 Comments || Top||

#13  Who would think that Texan's carry guns in their cars.
Posted by: Skidmark || 07/27/2020 8:53 Comments || Top||

#14  Apparently, CNN didn't see, or listen to, the video

Perp didn't fit the narrative, Bobby.
Posted by: Mullah Richard || 07/27/2020 9:24 Comments || Top||

#15  Also sounds like there was a second Antifa type that fired at the vehicle after Mr. Foster was 'stricken'.
Posted by: Mullah Richard || 07/27/2020 9:31 Comments || Top||

#16  1) Dumbass joined a mob surrounding a car, while open carrying. He was the aggressor.

2) Lefties are waving his girlfriend around like she's proof he was an innocent cut down unfairly. But their own literature says he was "fetishizing" her, and it really wasn't a legitimate relationship.
Posted by: Rob Crawford || 07/27/2020 10:02 Comments || Top||

#17  BLM shooter freed
Posted by: Skidmark || 07/27/2020 11:17 Comments || Top||

#18  Among the very first things my mother taught me was to watch for cars before stepping into the streets.

I really don't get this idea of trying to block streets. As I later told my children, "Never argue over the right of way with something that outweighs you by a couple of tons."
Posted by: Tom || 07/27/2020 11:47 Comments || Top||

#19  Where I live it's a given people stepping into the street aren't even looking. It's SOP from long before the current nonsense. You learn to anticipate their moves.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 07/27/2020 13:07 Comments || Top||

#20  I really don't get this idea of trying to block streets. As I later told my children, "Never argue over the right of way with something that outweighs you by a couple of tons."

The success of their attempt to tear down civilization depends on their targets being civilized.
Posted by: charger || 07/27/2020 16:10 Comments || Top||

#21  Antifa/BLM plays at revolution. However, they end up sowing the wind and reaping the whirlwind. Rebels without a clue.

Foster Garrett did a dumb thing. He ended up dead. It didn't have to happen.

These rioters are being used. They ought to look into who is pulling their strings and go after them.

Posted by: JohnQC || 07/27/2020 19:04 Comments || Top||

#22  I saw this coming
Posted by: Chas Darwin || 07/27/2020 19:20 Comments || Top||

#23  Useful idiots are in plentiful supply right now. The crescendo of violent protests is being choreographed for November The strategy is Trump is a terrible dictator and SloJoe will make it all Obamaworld soft and fluffy again. What follows should be terrifying if you looked, so keep the propagandist allies on social media and the MSM pounding the drum of Orange Man Bad.
Posted by: NoMoreBS || 07/27/2020 20:00 Comments || Top||

#24  ^ Yep
Posted by: Frank G || 07/27/2020 20:30 Comments || Top||

#25  As I read the article, the thrust was that the driver fired first. These are all lying pos’s.
Posted by: Whiskey Mike || 07/27/2020 21:16 Comments || Top||

#26  ^ FLPOS's
Posted by: Lumpy Mussolini7603 || 07/27/2020 22:36 Comments || Top||

#27  Maybe the guy fired his AK-47 after he was killed?
Posted by: gorb || 07/27/2020 22:53 Comments || Top||

Portland Catch & Release
Didja ever notice how many of the antifa/BLM bunch has goofy names? There aren't a lot of Johns, Georges, Judys, and Mariannes that get arrested, however briefly.
Posted by: Fred || 07/27/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || [336072 views] Top|| File under: Antifa/BLM

#3  ^ "I was advertising. BOGO"
Posted by: Frank G || 07/27/2020 10:40 Comments || Top||

Riot through the streets of Oakland, Cal. overnight saw a courthouse set on fire and a police station vandalized
Posted by: Fred || 07/27/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || [336070 views] Top|| File under: Antifa/BLM

#1  Ordered and got my 40 lbs of raw coffee beans before the idiots started wrecking Oakland. (Most coffee imports through that port.)
Posted by: 3dc || 07/27/2020 0:25 Comments || Top||

#2  Dang..just ordered 5 lbs. through Sweet Maria's. Hope they made it through..
Posted by: Warthog || 07/27/2020 10:14 Comments || Top||

#3  That's not standard for Oakland?
Maybe ah'm thinkin Stockton.
Posted by: Skidmark || 07/27/2020 10:47 Comments || Top||

Protesters in Aurora, Colo. broke down the fence protecting a courthouse & attacked the building, trying to set it on fire
Posted by: Fred || 07/27/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || [336074 views] Top|| File under: Antifa/BLM

#1  In memorial:

2012 Aurora, Colorado shooting
Posted by: Skidmark || 07/27/2020 10:50 Comments || Top||

Until the police & ICE are abolished, we will burn this city down piece by piece.
Posted by: Fred || 07/27/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || [336073 views] Top|| File under: Antifa/BLM

#1  Will Portland ever exit 1968?
Posted by: 3dc || 07/27/2020 0:26 Comments || Top||

#2  This is what we get when the Wall came down and we didn't make the domestic Soviet/Marxists pay for their support of the enemy.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 07/27/2020 3:10 Comments || Top||

#3  Just start shooting these people, the crap will end.
Posted by: H-T-A || 07/27/2020 5:37 Comments || Top||

#4  Charge them with Sedition.
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 07/27/2020 6:10 Comments || Top||

#5  Pinochet Helicopter Tours™
Posted by: Frank G || 07/27/2020 6:37 Comments || Top||

Posted by: M. Murcek || 07/27/2020 6:46 Comments || Top||

#7  Antifa is a terrorist organization. The Dems are going soft on them to accomplish their own progressive ends.

1. Open borders.
2. Protecting sanctuary cities.
3. Unrestricted immigration; both legal and illegal.
3. Destruction of our culture.
4. Ultimately, increasing their voter base.
5. Gaining perpetual power over everyone and every institution.
Posted by: JohnQC || 07/27/2020 10:06 Comments || Top||

#8  Actually JQC #5 is the one and only motivation for the Dems to do anything.
Posted by: AlanC || 07/27/2020 10:17 Comments || Top||

#9  What they want is a must. Whatever you might want or not want is irrelevant.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 07/27/2020 15:56 Comments || Top||

59 Seattle PD officers were injured at yesterday's antifa/BLM riot where buildings were torched & stores looted
Posted by: Fred || 07/27/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || [336072 views] Top|| File under: Antifa/BLM

#1  How long before they all just quit?
Posted by: KBK || 07/27/2020 9:30 Comments || Top||

#2  So much for the non-violent left-wing protests meme the MSM keeps pushing 24/7.
Posted by: JohnQC || 07/27/2020 9:50 Comments || Top||

Posted by: Jiling Gravitch9209 || 07/27/2020 10:53 Comments || Top||

#4  There was still something left to loot?

Now that's a surprise.
Posted by: AlanC || 07/27/2020 14:33 Comments || Top||

#5  ...if there wasn't why would the politicians stay around?
Posted by: Procopius2k || 07/27/2020 15:19 Comments || Top||

#6  Unpossible! Naider said there are only peaceful protests! All these 59 police officers and their doctors, nurses, etc... must be LYING!!!!!

Posted by: CrazyFool || 07/27/2020 18:56 Comments || Top||

Radio host mocked Trump by claiming Seattle is peaceful, then rioters torched his apartment building
[The Post Millennial] Seattle radio host and Twitter-based criminal defense advocate Paul Gallant "dunked" on President Donald Trump last month by denying that the riots are violent, then the radio host was scored on by rioters who set fire to his apartment. Now he's taking up arms.

Life comes at you fast. pic.twitter.com/tSXyYBSIfu
— Ian Miles Cheong (@stillgray) July 26, 2020

"Walked through it last night out of curiosity and saw no burning, pillaging, or deaths," Gallant responded in June to Trump's tweet calling out the violent leftists who continue to terrorize Seattle. "Chill dawg," Gallant added sarcastically.

Last night, Gallant had a sudden change of heart towards the "peaceful protestors" when he came home to his apartment complex vandalized. He found the Starbucks underneath torched with graffiti plastered on the storefront. Cops told residents to stay away in case of explosives inside.

"I feel like I need to buy a firearm, because clearly this is going to keep happening. Enough is enough," Gallant furiously typed.
Posted by: Cromoth Sheatch5463 || 07/27/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || [336073 views] Top|| File under: Antifa/BLM

#1  I feel like I need to buy a firearm

Magic wand?
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 07/27/2020 0:43 Comments || Top||

#2  Karma

BTW those of use who know how to use them are not going to protect or save the same people who demonize us, hate us, and try so hard to disarm us. Charlie is in the wire.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 07/27/2020 3:07 Comments || Top||

#3  This is not new to him. As long as it was happening to somebody else, he was happy to lie about tit
Posted by: Richard Aubrey || 07/27/2020 6:33 Comments || Top||

#4  He can go live in a nylon tent in the park, like the peaceful protesters he was shilling for.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 07/27/2020 6:42 Comments || Top||

#5  Tim Pool
Radio Host Claimed Protests Are Peaceful gets His Apartment Torched By Antifa
Posted by: Sonny Black || 07/27/2020 7:08 Comments || Top||

#7  And the scales fell from his eyes.
Posted by: DarthVader || 07/27/2020 15:10 Comments || Top||

#8  He choked on the crow pie
Posted by: Frank G || 07/27/2020 16:04 Comments || Top||

Protesters rally outside home of acting DHS head Chad Wolf to 'demand that Trump's troops be removed from every city'
  • [Daily Mail, Where America Gets Its News] Few dozen hold rally outside Virginia home of acting DHS chief Chad Wolf

  • They chanted slogans in suburban area of Alexandria, Virginia on Sunday

  • Group known as ShutDown DC called on supporters to join the rally

  • Wolf has refused calls to remove federal agents from Portland, Oregon

  • Trump administration ramping up federal deployment to high-crime cities

  • Wolf on Sunday blasted Democrats for 'sanctioning rioting' in US cities
Posted by: Fred || 07/27/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || [336081 views] Top|| File under: Antifa/BLM

#1  Trump troops??? IMO, these are forces of the United States trying to restore law and order in lawless left-wing areas.

The last administration attempted to weaponize, politicize and corrupt many governmental institutions for self-enrichment and to be used against the American people.
Posted by: JohnQC || 07/27/2020 10:31 Comments || Top||

#2  Where are all the guns and ammo purchased under Obama?
Posted by: Skidmark || 07/27/2020 10:57 Comments || Top||

Posted by: Jiling Gravitch9209 || 07/27/2020 10:59 Comments || Top||

The Grand Turk
Turks had issued an illegal NAVTEX for naval exercises on June 25-26 south of Crete. They never showed up
Posted by: Fred || 07/27/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || [336068 views] Top|| File under: Sublime Porte

#1  Perhaps they saw the Russians.
Posted by: Skidmark || 07/27/2020 10:44 Comments || Top||

#2  Or their tugboat had 'issues'.
Posted by: Mullah Richard || 07/27/2020 14:09 Comments || Top||

Iraq continues fourth phase of anti-ISIS operation in Diyala
[Rudaw] Iraqi security forces launched the next stage in the fourth phase of a joint security operation against 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....
(ISIS) remnants in Diyala province on Sunday.

The latest stage of the "Heroes of Iraq" operation was launched with the aim of tracking terrorist cells in the province, according to Yehia Rasool, spokesperson for the commander-in-chief.

It also aims to "create a safe environment for the return of displaced families" in various areas, he tweeted.

According to Iraqi state media, the latest phase is being conducted across three frontlines by the Iraqi army, local and federal police and rapid response forces and the Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF, or Hashd al Shaabi in Arabic) — an umbrella network of mostly Shiite paramilitary forces established to fight ISIS in 2014.

The first phase of the operation was announced in mid-May, with a focus on the provinces of Anbar, Nineveh and Salahaddin. Phase two was announced on June 2, targeting ISIS holdouts on the fringes of Salahaddin and Kirkuk.

The third phase of the operation was launched in late June and covered "stretches of northern Iraq," according to Rasool.

Although the Iraqi government announced the territorial defeat of ISIS in December 2017, remnants of the group have since returned to their earlier insurgency tactics, ambushing security forces, kidnapping and executing suspected informants, and extorting money from vulnerable rural populations.

Having lost all of its urban strongholds, the group is now most active in Iraq’s remote deserts and mountains, and in territories disputed by the governments of the Kurdistan Region and Iraq, where a wide security vacuum has opened up.

Diyala, which lies in the disputed territories, has become a hotspot for ISIS attacks. Members of the minority Kakai community have been particularly targeted.
The Karkais are a Kurdish subgroup who follow a Muslim heresy that involves worshipping the sun and fire, and the men growing mustaches.
ISIS has always referred to Kakais as "infidels" in its weekly al-Naba newsletter,
...and so they are, as are the happy rest of us...
which is usually published by the group's propaganda channels on Telegram messaging app.
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/27/2020 01:54 || Comments || Link || [336084 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State

Turkey targets suspected PKK vehicles in Duhok, kills two militants: mayor
[Rudaw] Ottoman Turkish warplanes struck two suspected PKK vehicles in Duhok province's Bamarne district late Sunday afternoon, killing two bully boys, confirmed a local official.

"The two vehicles belonged to PKK fighters and they were targeted at [around] 4:30pm on the road between Barzanke and Ghilpish villages in Bamarne sub-district, killing two people in the vehicles," Hamid Zubair, mayor of Bamarne sub-district, told Rudaw.

Zubair says the Arclight airstrike
s did not cause any human losses among civilians.

"But the airstrikes have scorched the vicinity of Barzanke village," Zubair said. "Civil defense teams are trying to put out the blaze."
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/27/2020 01:53 || Comments || Link || [336070 views] Top|| File under: Sublime Porte

Huge Explosions Rock Militia Base in South of Baghdad
[THEBAGHDADPOST] Several massive explosions hit Camp Saqar in Baghdad’s southern neighborhood of Dora, security sources confirmed.

Huge smoke was seen filling the sky over the camp on Sunday afternoon with a series of explosions heard in the neighborhood.

Iraq’s Security Media Cell confirmed the earth-shattering kabooms in a short statement and said the ammunition depot at the camp had went kaboom!.

It also rejected any subversive actions, saying the depot had caught fire due to the high temperature and poor storage conditions of the ammunition.
It seems to be an endemic problem in that part of the world... except in Israel. Why d’you suppose that is, dear Reader?
Posted by: Fred || 07/27/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || [336080 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iran Proxies

#1  Ammo dump guards snicking a smoke? The wrath of Ahura Mazda?
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 07/27/2020 0:46 Comments || Top||

#2  Camp Sucker Saqar?
Posted by: Frank G || 07/27/2020 6:32 Comments || Top||

#3  Why d’you suppose that is, dear Reader?

Because Israel is cooler?
Posted by: Skidmark || 07/27/2020 8:54 Comments || Top||

#4  IMIS = 'Iran Militia in Syria'
Posted by: Mullah Richard || 07/27/2020 9:32 Comments || Top||

#5  IMIS = 'Iran Militia in Syria'

...= Gov’t of Iran Proxies. So noted, with thanks.
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/27/2020 22:32 Comments || Top||

Demos at Tahrir Square and Alumma Park in Baghdad
Posted by: Fred || 07/27/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || [336068 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iraq

Israel arrests two senior Hamas officials in Hebron
[IsraelTimes] Nayif Rajoub, whose brother is Fatah Secretary General Jibril Rajoub, and Hatem Qafisha to be detained briefly for unspecified interrogation, Shin Bet says.

The Israel Defense Forces detained Hamas, a contraction of the Arabic words for "frothing at the mouth", bigwigs Nayif Rajoub and Hatem Qafisha in Hebron Sunday morning, according to the Paleostinian Authority’s official WAFA news agency.

Rajoub, brother of Fatah Secretary General Jibril Rajoub,
Continued on Page 49
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/27/2020 03:31 || Comments || Link || [336076 views] Top|| File under: Hamas

Palestinian arrested after reaching for policeman’s gun
[IsraelTimes] Police say unnamed man grabbed for weapon while being given a ticket during a traffic stop at Gush Etzion Junction in the West Bank.
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/27/2020 03:31 || Comments || Link || [336087 views] Top|| File under:

Fatah members quit over killing of top commander by PA police
[JPost] Emad al-Din Abu al-Ameed, 54, was shot by PA policemen on Saturday during clashes in the Balata suburb of Nablus.

Several members of the Palestinian ruling Fatah faction on Sunday announced their resignation to protest the killing of one of their commanders in Nablus by the Palestinian Authority security forces.

Emad al-Din Abu al-Ameed, 54, was shot by PA policemen on Saturday during clashes in the Balata suburb of Nablus.

Palestinian sources said that Ameed, who served as secretary-general of Fatah in Balata, was shot in the thigh and died shortly after being rushed to a hospital in Nablus.
"No, Abu, the feets! Shoot the feets"
The sources said that the incident took place when PA security officers tried to close down several shops for violating measures announced by the Palestinian government to curb the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.

Ameed, who heads a "popular emergency committee" entrusted with helping the PA security forces enforce the coronavirus restrictions, arrived at the scene in an attempt to prevent violent clashes between shopkeepers and Palestinian policemen, witnesses told The Jerusalem Post.

During the altercation, some Palestinians threw rocks and other objects at the policemen, who initially responded with tear-gas before firing live ammunition, they said. The senior Fatah official was hit in the thigh with a bullet, and died of his wounds in hospital.

The incident, the first of its kind involving a senior Fatah official, triggered a wave of protests in Nablus and some of its surrounding refugee camps. Scores of angry Fatah activists took to the streets on Saturday night, burning tires and shooting into the air in protest of the killing of Ameed.
Posted by: Frank G || 07/27/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || [336091 views] Top|| File under: Fatah

IDF: Troops foiled infiltration bid on Lebanon border
[Ynet] Army says cell fled back across frontier, no troops wounded; Lebanese sources say Hezbollah carried out operation against Israeli troops in area of Shebaa Farms in retaliation for Syria strike last week attributed to Israel that killed one of its fighters.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 07/27/2020 14:01 || Comments || Link || [336078 views] Top|| File under: Hezbollah

#1  Good. Now they’ll screech, jump up and down, and throw their feces before proclaiming how awesome they are, while Israel gets on with life.
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/27/2020 23:04 Comments || Top||

Eight civilians killed, several wounded in Sari Kani explosion: monitor
[Rudaw] At least eight non-combatants were killed and scores more injured on Sunday in a kaboom in the northern Syrian of Sari Kani (Ras-al Ain), currently under the control of The Sick Man of Europe Turkey
...just another cheapjack Moslem dictatorship, brought to you by the Moslem Brüderbund...
-backed fighters.

State-run Syrian outlet SANA and the Britannia-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said the blast was caused by a cycle of violence rigged with explosives that had been parked nearby a vegetable market.

They reported women and kiddies among the dead.

The number of the injured is unclear, but SANA reported that many have "sustained serious injuries".

The explosion comes just days after another blast is said to have rocked the border town, killing four civilians.

Sari Kani has been controlled by Ottoman Turkish-backed factions since October of last year following Operation Peace Spring, a military offensive launched by Ankara to clear the area of the multi-ethnic Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), who control much of northeast Syria.

The town now lies in a ’buffer zone’ under the control of Ottoman Turkish-backed militias, stretching from Sari Kani to the town of Gire Spi (Tel Abyad).

No group has grabbed credit for the blast.

Ankara usually blames explosions in regions they hold in northeast Syria on Kurdish fighters linked to the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), while the Kurdish authorities in Rojava blame them on infighting between Syrian opposition groups, including Ottoman Turkish-backed fighters.

The US Department of State warned last month that "continuous violence" is an impediment to conflict resolution in the country.
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/27/2020 01:53 || Comments || Link || [336075 views] Top|| File under: Sublime Porte

Newly deployed Syrian Army troops begin heavy bombardment of Idlib front-lines
Posted by: Fred || 07/27/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || [336066 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Syria

Suspected ISIS group launches surprise attack on town in eastern Hama
Posted by: Fred || 07/27/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || [336074 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State

Iranian forces announce dismantling of ‘armed separatist cell’
[ALMASDARNEWS] On Saturday, the Iranian security forces announced the dismantling of an armed separatist cell in the southwestern Khuzestan Province.

The commander of the Khuzestan Internal Security Forces, Brigadier Haider Abbas Zadeh, told the official Islamic Theocratic Republic News Agency (IRNA) that the cell included 3 elements and was active in the city of Mahshahr, south of the province.

The commander explained that "the armed cell had carried out, on Wednesday of last week, simultaneous shooting towards the house of the commander of the mobilization forces (Al-Basij) and one of the prominent members of the headquarters of the mobilization forces in the martyr civilian complex in Mahshahr."

Abbas Zadeh expressed his regret over the death of the mother of one of the affiliated members of the Mobilization Forces in the Martyr Madani Complex, as a result of being shot by the armed cell members.

Abbas Zadeh said, "This criminal operation put the scale of the tasks of the intelligence and security forces in the city of Mahshahr ... and its sustainable efforts culminated in the arrest of the main elements of this terrorist incident in the least 48 hours."

He added that, during their arrest, the three armed elements were in possession of two Kalashnikovs, a quantity of ammunition and a cycle of violence, indicating that "all the separatists admitted the crime during the investigations."
Posted by: Fred || 07/27/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || [336081 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iran

Was there another ‘mysterious' explosion on Iran's Qeshm Island?
[JPost] Residents of Qeshm Island in southern Iran reported the sound of an explosion just after 10 p.m. on Saturday. It caused concern because the electricity went off. Officials claimed there was an earthquake, but many did not believe them.

Rumors pointed to other possibilities. Qeshm is known for fishing and tourism. It is a long island off the important Port of Bandar Abbas. Illicit oil trading takes place off some of the islands between Iran and the Gulf.

The tanker Gulf Sky, at the center of an international case involving Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps front companies, was anchored off the island in mid-July after allegedly being hijacked from near the UAE. It is also of strategic value because the IRGC has a naval base on the island.

In this context, some social-media accounts and local Arabic and Persian media outlets claimed there had been a mysterious explosion. This would be in line with another dozen such explosions that have impacted Iran since late June.

One destroyed a surface-to-surface missile facility at Khojir; another harmed centrifuges at the Natanz nuclear-enrichment facility. This has left many Iranians on edge over concerns they may be targeted by cyberattacks or other acts the government is not admitting to.

There are other controversies related to Qeshm. Fishermen want more support, and some believe the island will form part of a free-trade zone nexus, along with Kish Island, and that China will have a growing role there. "Iran is not for sale," say some nationalist and populist social-media accounts, challenging China's alleged upcoming role.

Fishermen held a meeting on Friday about facing issues in transporting their catch. Could an explosion be some sort of sabotage? People say it could be human error or an IRGC secret maneuver.
Or a Tiny Suicide Vest on a Joooo Spy Squirrel
Ooooooohhhh.... deadly but sooooooo cute!

Posted by: Frank G || 07/27/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || [336084 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iran

#1  That makes me so very happy!
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/27/2020 23:07 Comments || Top||

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