Posts Categorized: somalia


They Do Hate Us for Our Freedoms

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“Over time it’s going to be important for nations to know they will be held accountable for inactivity. You’re either with us or against us in the fight against terror.”
George W. Bush

In wake of the terrorist attack Saturday that claimed 68 lives at the famous Nairobi shopping mall, and in wake of the 12th anniversary of 9/11, I revisited President Bush’s September 2001 speech to a Joint Session of Congress:

Profiling:  Young, Somali Men in Their Teens...

Profiling: Young, Somali Men in Their Teens…

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This image provided by the Mauthnomah County Sheriff’s Office shows Mohamed Osman Mohamud, 19, arrested and charged with attempted use of a weapon of mass destruction. Officials say he tried to detonate a vehicle bomb at Pioneer Courthouse Square during the tree lighting ceremony Friday, Nov. 26, 2010. They said the bomb was a dummy… Read more »

2009 a B+ Year

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Well, it’s gone. 2009 is finally freaking GONE The year started with my wife outta work, no family income (I just get beer money for my books), two sick kids, the neighbor’s trampoline had just taken flight into the back of our car-almost totaling it. The year continued…

Selfish America Withholds Handouts to Islamic Militants

Selfish America Withholds Handouts to Islamic Militants

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Gunmen from Hizbul Islam head for Somalia’s southern port of Kismayu October 1, 2009. Rival Islamist rebels battled in southern Somalia’s Kismayu port on Thursday, killing at least 20 people and the fighting threatened to spread to other parts of the failed Horn of Africa state. REUTERS/Feisal Omar NYTimes: United Nations officials say Somalia has… Read more »

Obama's Words Mean Nothing-ESPECIALLY on Piracy

Obama’s Words Mean Nothing-ESPECIALLY on Piracy

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In response to the recent hijacking attempt of an American vessel President Obama couldn’t even read his own teleprompter “And I want to be very clear that we are resolved to halt the rise of privacy in that region.” Even George Bush was better than this. What did Senator Obama do about piracy when he… Read more »

White House defends Obama’s silence in pirate ordeal: Puppy Over Pirates?

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The White House said Monday that President Obama’s loud silence during last week’s standoff with Somali pirates who hijacked a U.S. cargo ship and held the captain hostage was necessary in such a tense situation. White House press secretary Robert Gibbs said the president, who came under fire over the weekend for staying mum on… Read more »