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Obama National Security Advisor says report on foiled Christmas bombing will shock

Obama National Security Advisor James Jones said late Wednesday Americans will likely feel a “certain shock” after reading a report on the missed clues leading up to the failed Christmas day bombing. The report is set to be released Thursday by the White House. Jones made the comments to USA…

Rep. Pete King: Using word ‘terrorism’ more would make us safer

The ranking Republican on the House Homeland Security Committee believes one thing President Obama could do to fix the holes in the US’s air security system is to say the word “terrorism” more. US House Rep. Pete King (D-NY) made the comment to host George Stephanopoulos on ABC’s Good Morning…

Retired US general wants Muslim men ‘strip searched’ at airports

Retired Lieutenant General Thomas McInerney wants to get young Muslim men naked in the worst way. Awkward as that sentence sounds, it is an accurate description of the former US Air Force general’s comments during a recent Fox News broadcast. “We’ve got to go to more than just the normal…

TSA nominee’s data snooping raises privacy concerns

An admission by the Obama administration’s nominee to run the Transportation Security Administration that he improperly accessed personal information about his estranged wife’s boyfriend and then inadvertently misled Congress about it is raising concerns about the security of air passengers’ private information. Erroll Southers, whose bid to become head of…

Dem lawmaker smacks Cheney: ‘Political diarrhea of the mouth’

Challenges former VP to debate, says Democrats “need to grow a spine” WASHINGTON — Rep. Eric Massa (D-NY) on Wednesday delivered a fervent and stinging rebuke to former Vice President Dick Cheney’s recent attack on President Obama after the failed Christmas bombing. “I am sick and tired of the former…

TSA strong-arms bloggers who published new airport procedures

Transport agency ‘more aggressive with this reporter’ than with alleged bomber, fmr. official says The Transportation Security Administration threatened two travel bloggers with jail if they didn’t reveal the source who provided them with temporary screening procedures issued in the aftermath of the Flight 253 incident, the bloggers and news…

Sen. DeMint blames labor unions for illegal immigration

After the attempted bombing of a Northwest Airlines flight on Christmas day, a months-old question for the Senate became a pressing concern for the public: Why is the Transportation Security Administration without an appointed director? While President Obama did make a nomination to the spot — one Erroll Southers, a…

Video of protesters stopping Iran hanging hits Internet

Stunning footage has emerged of protesters in the Iranian city of Sirjan rescuing two men from being hanged by the regime. The video, uploaded to YouTube on Saturday, shows a brutal clash between Iranian authorities and protesters that was largely overlooked until Gateway Pundit found video footage of it. A…

22 million missing Bush-era emails found, set for 2014 release

Computer technicians have found 22 million missing White House e-mails from the administration of President George W. Bush and the Obama administration is searching for dozens more days’ worth of potentially lost e-mail from the Bush years, according to two groups that filed suit over the failure by the Bush…

Dems’ immigration reform: Pay your taxes, learn the language, you can stay

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano has unveiled the Obama administration’s plan to reform immigration. Key among the proposals are rules that would allow the current undocumented population to stay in the United States, provided they take a number of steps like learning English and paying back taxes, according to published…

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