Sunday, January 25, 2009
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Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden releases a new audio message in which he asks if America is still capable of fighting after the Bush administration. He also calls for jihad against Israel and concludes with a challenge to the incoming Obama administration.Osama Bin Laden quoted Joe Biden and looks excitedly past the Bush Administration in a message released today on Islamist websites.
Tuesday, January 13, 2009
Barack Obama plans to order the Guantanamo Bay "war on terror" detention camp closed on his first full day in office, the New York Times reported Tuesday, citing people briefed by Obama transition officials.
The Pentagon said on Tuesday that 61 former detainees from its military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, appear to have returned to terrorism since their release from custody.
Pentagon spokesman Geoff Morrell said 18 former detainees are confirmed and 43 suspected of "returning to the fight."
He said the figures, updated at the end of December, showed a higher rate of recidivism than seen in a previous report showing 37 former detainees as active militants.
Friday, January 09, 2009
Thursday, January 08, 2009
Wednesday, January 07, 2009
A HISTORY LESSON
Do you know what happened back in 1850? 159 years ago California became a state. The State had no money. Almost everyone spoke Spanish. There were gunfights in the streets.
So basically, it was just like it is today, except the women had real breasts and the men didn't hold hands.
His friends and family are keeping vigil and he was administered last rites shortly after midnight. Fr. George Rutler, who gave him the Catholic Sacrament, says that “he is not expected to live long” and suggests “that it is appropriate that prayers be offered for a holy death.”