Two Al-Qaeda Explosives Experts Released From Gitmo


Free Republic

The American government has released two prisoners from Guantanamo Bay, the high profile anti-terrorism prison in Cuba, the Defense Department confirmed on Monday.

The two Libyans, formerly explosives experts for al-Qaeda, were transferred to Senegal.

Salem Abdu Salam Ghereby is thought to have fought in Afghanistan against coalition forces at Usama bin Laden’s Tora Bora “and was associated with senior members of al-Qaeda.”

In 2008, Omar Khalif Mohammed Abu Baker Mahjour Umar was judged likely to “immediately seek out prior associates and reengage in hostilities and extremist support activities.” …

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You Will Rent to Criminals, You Racist!


Independent Sentinel

Disparate impact is the irrational Progressive-Civil Rights idea that only impact should be considered in all things and Obama is unleashing it on housing. Disparate impact is an insidious legal concept that is no friend to Capitalism. This entire effort is a small part of Obama’s re-engineering of neighborhoods throughout the nation.

Legal challenges to disparate impact have found that the concept can be one factor but not the sole factor. Barack Obama, looking at a future leftist Supreme Court is making it the sole factor. He will fine landlords but will the statists move to stealing property as punishment?

The Obama administration is warning landlords that they may be discriminating by not renting or selling homes to criminals. He is making criminals into a protected class because many are minorities. It’s now racism to not rent or sell a home to someone with a criminal record.

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The unfair media bias

Family Security Matters

The willful blindness of the Western media and intellectual elites to Palestinian incitement and their hyper-focus on any incident they can use to portray Israel in a negative light were on abundant display last week when footage emerged of an Israel Defense Forces soldier shooting a wounded and disarmed Palestinian terrorist.

Since then, The New York Times and The Washington Post have run no fewer than 16 stories about the incident. This volume of coverage reinforces the patently mendacious Israel-is-evil “narrative” promoted by the mainstream media, the liberal elites in bed with Palestinian and jihadist killers, the demonstrably one-sided United Nations, and the sanctimonious rants of several congressional leaders who claim they are speaking out in the name of human rights.

Meanwhile, these same news outlets consistently fail to speak out against the massive and ongoing denial of human rights, suppression of basic freedoms and daily torture meted out to any Palestinian dissident by both the Palestinian Authority and Hamas. Many of these violations have been investigated and documented in horrific detail by the courageous Palestinian human rights advocate Bassam Eid.

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