Thursday, October 20, 2005

Choice Bits from Around The Blogs

Lone Ranger (unknown brosadcaster and writer for D.C. based international news agency) says Now, it took me only about 15 minutes of research to find this out. So, why isn't it common knowledge? Why don't the MSM and our government want us to know our enemy? Check out his post today: "Don't Ask, Don't Tell or We Will Kill You!"

Insurgent financing network suffers next to last blow, but the big one is coming.
A nephew of Saddam Hussein believed to be the top financier to Iraq's insurgents could betray the location of missing Saddam fortunes, Iraq's interior minister hinted Thursday. Iraqi security officials said Yasir Sabhawi Ibrahim, a son of Saddam's half brother Sabhawi Ibrahim Hasan al-Tikriti, had been in Syria until the Damascus government forced him to leave. He was arrested within days of arriving in Iraq. Interior Minister Bayan Jabr said the suspect has told interrogators he was receiving money from someone "from the family of Saddam" living in "other Arab countries" to deliver to insurgents in Iraq. Iraqi security forces arrested Yasir Sabhawi Ibrahim during a pro-Saddam demonstration in the city of Tikrit on Wednesday, the day the former dictator's trial began in Baghdad, Jabr said. We will get more information from" Ibrahim to help determine who is the source of the funding for insurgents, Jabr said.

Latest U.S. Terror Arrest and more on Baltimore Tunnel Plot A fifth man has now been arrested in the investigation of a terrorist threat to the tunnel this week, according to court documents. Maged Hussein, owner of an east Baltimore convenience store that had been raided by federal authorities Tuesday, was taken in to custody on a handgun charge. Four others were detained Tuesday on immigration charges and will be deported, according to the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency. One of the men, 30-year-old Mohamed Ahmed Mohamady Ismail, came up in a tip about the purported tunnel plot from a source who is in custody in the Netherlands. The tipster said several men would drive vehicles filled with explosives through a Baltimore-area tunnel. The target could have been either The Baltimore Harbor Tunnel or the Fort McHenry Tunnel.

Clinton Calls on Canada to Fight Terrorism What could be stranger? If Hillary runs for president and loses, will New York have her back? Unlikely. What is Hillary's habit when faced with unpopularity (Hint: does she still live in Arkansas)? Look out Canada, Hillary may be coming to an election near you. Yes, she will establish domicile in Toronto first.


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