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At least 100 US military systems rely on GPS

June 1, 2010

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By DAN ELLIOTT, Associated Press Writer Glitch shows how much US military relies on GPS At least 100 U.S. defense systems rely on GPS, including aircraft, ships, armored vehicles, bombs and artillery shells. A problem that rendered as many as 10,000 U.S. military GPS receivers useless for days is a warning to safeguard a system […]

Shelby Blocks All of Obama’s Nominees

February 6, 2010

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A U.S. senator has taken the extraordinary step of blocking more than 70 of U.S. President Barack Obama’s nominees amid a dispute over a lucrative U.S. Air Force tanker deal, Senate aides said Friday. Senator Richard Shelby, the top Republican on the Senate Banking Committee, placed a blanket “hold” in part because of the feud […]

HUMAN EVENTS Petition To Free the SEALs

December 12, 2009

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    Hon. Robert M. Gates Secretary of Defense The Pentagon Washington, DC http://www.humanevents.com/article.php?id=34775 Dear Secretary Gates: We, the editors and staff of HUMAN EVENTS, and the many Americans who have attached their signatures to this petition, hereby request your personal intervention to dismiss the charges against Navy SEAL operators SO2 Jonathan Keefe, SO1 Julio […]

Navy SEALs Face Assault Charges for Capturing Most-Wanted Terrorist

November 26, 2009

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By Rowan Scarborough, FOXNEWS Navy SEALs have secretly captured one of the most wanted terrorists in Iraq — the alleged mastermind of the murder and mutilation of four Blackwater USA security guards in Fallujah in 2004. And three of the SEALs who captured him are now facing criminal charges, sources told FoxNews.com. The three, all […]

Surge Targets Taliban Bastion

November 25, 2009

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New Troops to Target Taliban Power Base Kandahar By MICHAEL M. PHILLIPS,WSJ KANDAHAR, Afghanistan — Commanders in Afghanistan say they will devote the majority of the fresh troops expected from the White House to securing the country’s troubled south and will especially target this volatile city, the Taliban’s main power base. President Barack Obama will […]

Women, Vets: “Right Stuff”

November 22, 2009

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 Salena Zito The 2008 national election clearly shows our next generation of leaders must possess something that many recent and current elected officials lack: intellectual courage President Nixon believed all leaders, regardless of their time, needed “brains, guts and heart.” Others have defined those character traits as “the right stuff.” “Given what is likely needed […]

Politically Correct Terrorism, and the Invincible Ignorance of the Left

November 22, 2009

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It is Marxist in its roots, stifling in its influence, has destructive effects By Jim O’Neill   Europe is no longer Europe, it is Eurabia, a colony of Islam, where the Islamic invasion does not proceed only in a physical sense, but also in a mental and cultural sense.  Servility to the invaders has poisoned democracy, […]