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613 weeks ago @ Glenn Beck - The 912 P... - Vent · 20 replies · +9 points

Did anybody see this on Fox News? This is utterly outraging!,2933,533525,00.htm...

"A group committed to establishing an international Islamic empire and reportedly linked to Al Qaeda is stepping up its Western recruitment efforts by holding its first official conference in the U.S....

625 weeks ago @ Glenn Beck - The 912 P... - 4/22/09: President Sig... · 1 reply · +2 points

Has anybody else read this.....scary stuff at the bottom....

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627 weeks ago @ Glenn Beck - The 912 P... - 4/14/09: I Guess The O... · 0 replies · +4 points

Here's the reality of this issue....If ANYONE here in the US was being held by those pirates, they would not be concerned with how we rescued them as long as we did it. When you are looking down the barrel of a weapon, you would be amazed at how strongly you feel about use of force.

The armchair liberals of this country want rationalize everything and pass judgement upon a situation that they have no intimate knowledge of or the wherewithal to expedite their own escape.

It is easy to say "We did not execute the best alternative to resolve this issue" from the comfort of your living room while the media tells you what to is quite different and more difficult to imagine yourself or a loved on in that same scenario, having to worry whether or not you will survive.

The point is....everybody has a better resolution until THEY are on the wrong end of the gun.

628 weeks ago @ Glenn Beck - The 912 P... - Italian Scientist Who ... · 1 reply · +5 points

...the head of the National Geophysics Institute dismissed Giuliani's predictions.

"Every time there is an earthquake there are people who claim to have predicted it," he said. "As far as I know nobody predicted this earthquake with precision. It is not possible to predict earthquakes."

It always bothers me when someone says it is impossible to do something.

It bothers me more when the talking head is purported to be an expert that has a vested insterest in the infallibility of their entity. To admit the individual was correct is to admit that the gallery of "experts" (with private funding!) were wrong or incompetent....