Monthly Archives: February 2006

Talking About Scope of Patriot Act Email Searches

Patriot Act Provisions Extend to Non Terrorist Activities Say Two Florida Judges In the New York Sun’s article below, the Sun reports that two Florida appeals judges, in two separate cases, have allowed for the expansion of domestic email searches under the Patriot Act to all criminal … Continue reading

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Terrorist Insurgency and Sectarian Differences Threaten US Iraq Policy

  Iraq and U.S. Face Difficult, Decisive Time – Los Angeles Times   Regarding the L A Times article on rising violence in Iraq, sectarian violence between Shiites and Sunnis threatens the core of US policy in Iraq.  While these divisions were feared, … Continue reading

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Al Qaeda Attack at Saudi Oil Facilities

  Foiled Attack on Saudi Oil Sends Ominous Message – Los Angeles Times   The Times article indicates that a suicide bomb attack at a huge Saudi Arabian petroleum facility rattled world energy markets Friday, sending crude prices soaring more than … Continue reading

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Talking about Iraqi government orders curfews – Conflict in Iraq – MSNBC.com

  Quote Is It Time to Start Going Home?  The sectarian violence now going on in Iraq is exactly what we worried would happen whenever we left the country. Now it is going on right under our noses, in the presence of 130,000 … Continue reading

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Islamic Militant Ideology is the Enemy

ISLAMIC MILITANT IDEOLOGUES MUST BE DESTROYED   The practioner of Islamic militant ideology is our enemy and must be destroyed. Sympathyzers who would aid,encourage or participate in militant activities must be isolated and neutralized.   It is either him/her or us. The free world must wake up, or … Continue reading

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Iran in the Cross Hairs as Next Target in the Region

  Iran in the Cross Hairs Regarding the LA Times article below, if Iran’s stature and influence is perceived to be growing in the region, as it is, and other regional nations, like Jordan and a weakening Syria, for example are all growing … Continue reading

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US Should not Turn Over Port Operations to Dubai Ports World

Fiasco in the Making–Operation of Six Major Ports to be Turned  Over to United Arab Emirates Company   Operations at the ports of New York, New Jersey, Baltimore, New Orleans, Miami and Philadelphia are almost ready to be turned over to … Continue reading

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