Authorities Warn of ‘Lone Wolf’ Threat on Anniversary of Bin Laden Death

April 26, 2012 at 11:00 am (Al Qaeda, Al Shabaab, Anniversary, FBI, Little Girl, Nidal Hasan, Osama Bin laden, Pakistan, Taliban, TSA)

And by lone wolf, we mean somebody fully integrated into the radical Islamic religion, may carry a business card stating that he/she is a ‘Soldier of Allah‘, and has continual correspondence with high-ranking overseas members of the Taliban.  Like that other famous ‘lone wolf’ Major Nidal Malik Hasan.  The important thing to remember here is that it will have nothing to do with radical Muslims. Nothing.

Via the New York Post:

Just days before the one-year anniversary of Osama bin Laden’s death, US authorities are warning that while there is no specific, credible threat to the US homeland they remain concerned “lone wolf” terrorists could use the date to avenge the former al Qaeda leader.
In an intelligence bulletin issued late Wednesday, the FBI, Department of Homeland Security and US Northern Command note that terrorist groups such as al Shabaab in Somalia, northern Africa’s al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb and the Pakistani Taliban have called for revenge against the United States for killing bin Laden during the May 1, 2011 raid on his hideout in Pakistan.
The bulletin says al Qaeda or its affiliates would view an attack “on this anniversary as a symbolic victory,” especially in the wake of losses suffered by al Qaeda through US drone attacks and other efforts overseas.
In addition, according to the bulletin, authorities remain concerned that so-called “lone wolf” extremists not already identified “will execute attacks with little or no warning on or about the anniversary of bin Laden’s death.”

Meanwhile, the TSA is doing everything in their power to hunt down these lone wolf suspects, issuing bulletins for citizens to be on the lookout for these extremists:

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Eight Years Ago Today, I Married the Love of My Life

April 23, 2012 at 9:03 am (Anniversary, Marriage, Wife)

Just wanted to take the time to say to my wife – Happy Anniversary!  I love you – always, forever…

Nothing compares
Now that I have you –

A journey through
life’s lows and highs
Moonlight dancing
within your eyes
Drawing closer
within my arms
My wife is nighttime
Between my stars.

You are the strong one out of the two of us, a mother and wife with no equal, and my absolute best friend.

Can’t wait for many, many more years together…

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Happy Anniversary! 1,000 Days Since the U.S. Senate Passed a Budget

January 24, 2012 at 8:50 am (000 Days, 1%, Anniversary, Budget, Congress, Democrats, GOP, Government, House of Representatives, President Obama, Sandy Adams)

Celebrate responsibly…

How very fitting that this is the day Obama has chosen to present his State of the Union address.  An anniversary symbolizing the incompetence of government.

The Heritage Foundation has provided some fantastic information regarding the happenings during the 1,000 days in which the Senate has failed to pass a budget:

As the 1,000th day nears, here are some facts about America’s budget and why the Senate must take action to be stewards of the people’s money as the Constitution requires:

  • The last time the Senate passed a budget was on April 29, 2009.
  • Since that date, the federal government has spent $9.4 trillion, adding $4.1 trillion in debt.
  • As of January 20, the outstanding public debt stands at $15,240,174,635,409.
  • Interest payments on the debt are now more than $200 billion per year.
  • President Obama proposed a FY2012 budget last year, and the Senate voted it down 97–0. (And that budget was no prize—according to the Congressional Budget Office, that proposal never had an annual deficit of less than $748 billion, would double the national debt in 10 years and would see annual interest payments approach $1 trillion per year.)
  • The Senate rejected House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan’s (R–WI) budget by 57–40 in May 2011, with no Democrats voting for it.
  • In FY2011, Washington spent $3.6 trillion. Compare that to the last time the budget was balanced in 2001, when Washington spent $1.8 trillion ($2.1 trillion when you adjust for inflation).
  • Entitlement spending will more than double by 2050. That includes spending on Medicare, Medicaid and the Obamacare subsidy program, and Social Security. Total spending on federal health care programs will triple.
  • By 2050, the national debt is set to hit 344 percent of Gross Domestic Product.
  • Taxes paid per household have risen dramatically, hitting $18,400 in 2010 (compared with $11,295 in 1965). If the 2001 and 2003 tax cuts expire and more middle-class Americans are required to pay the alternative minimum tax (AMT), taxes will reach unprecedented levels.
  • Federal spending per household is skyrocketing. Since 1965, spending per household has grown by nearly 162 percent, from $11,431 in 1965 to $29,401 in 2010. From 2010 to 2021, it is projected to rise to $35,773, a 22 percent increase.

In an op-ed in the Orlando Sentinel, U.S. Rep. Sandy Adams explains that the lack of a budget was inexcusable during the Democrats control of both houses.  He writes:

Could you imagine not doing a family budget for 1,000 days, or businesses going that long without one?

The previous Democrat-led Congress had ample time to do so. With President Obama in the White House, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and former Speaker Nancy Pelosi had the power to implement any budget they chose. Unfortunately, they punted on their responsibilities, choosing to pass legislation creating a national energy tax and an unpopular health-care law instead.

And  here is a GOP ad highlighting the momentous achievement.  The trailer highlights the fact that January 24, 2012 marks 1,000 days since Senate Democrats passed a budget, and that President Obama’s policies have hurt job growth and made our economy worse.

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Obama Releases Statement Celebrating Roe Vs. Wade

January 22, 2012 at 5:22 pm (Abortion, Anniversary, Healthcare, LifeNews, President Obama, Roe, Wade)

The 39th anniversary of the most controversial Supreme Court ruling of our time has resulted in a celebratory statement from the pro-abortion President.  As Steven Ertelt reminds us, he’s essentially releasing a statement that celebrates the abortion of 54 million babies.

The statement reads (emphasis mine):

As we mark the 39th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, we must remember that this Supreme Court decision not only protects a woman’s health and reproductive freedom, but also affirms a broader principle: that government should not intrude on private family matters.  I remain committed to protecting a woman’s right to choose and this fundamental constitutional right.  While this is a sensitive and often divisive issue- no matter what our views, we must stay united in our determination to prevent unintended pregnancies, support pregnant woman and mothers, reduce the need for abortion, encourage healthy relationships, and promote adoption.  And as we remember this historic anniversary, we must also continue our efforts to ensure that our daughters have the same rights, freedoms, and opportunities as our sons to fulfill their dreams.

That first section is loaded – “that government should not intrude on private family matters.”  I’m not sure the child would consider government intervention on his or her behalf, an intrusion.  But then, they can’t exactly speak up for their own defense.

Why does the murder of a defenseless child not equate to the murder of any other form of life in the mind of pro-choice fanatics?  Should this not be one area in which government does act?  It is after all, terminating a living being.  If a wife decides that she no longer wants to be with her husband out of convenience, and she terminates his existence, would the government step in?  If abortion is referred to as ‘reproductive freedom’, would the murder of a spouse then be deemed ‘matrimonial freedom’?

And since when is Big Government Obama concerned with intrusion into private family matters anyway?  Forcing the purchase of health care was after all, the climax of his Presidency.

Oh that’s right, this is different. This is a circumstance in which our daughters are being ‘punished with a baby‘.  Too bad, with thinking like that, one has to feel bad for the baby who is punished with that mother.

Ertelt explains why the President’s statement is odd considering the topic:

For most Americans, the day the Supreme Court handed down its decision was a day to mourn — a day to mourn the loss of tens of millions of unborn children — sons and daughters, brothers and sisters lost to a world that values choice over compassion. It was a day to mourn the damage abortion does to women — the medical problems, the mental health issues, the damaging of relationships with friends and family, and the destruction of relationships with God.

Read the rest here… 

Image:  LifeNews

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