Posts Tagged ‘ terrorism ’

Taste The Rainbow

Taste The Rainbow

Although overshadowed by your regularly scheduled terror attacks, as well as pre-debate effluvia, the media’s attempt to turn Donald Trump Jr.’s recent tweet into a cause célèbre for smug leftists is worth examining in detail.  While some right wing pundits pointed out the similarity between his Skittles metaphor and a feminist-inspired meme involving a different chewy...
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Reality Imitates The Onion

Reality Imitates The Onion

We live in strange times. WCCO’s Esme Murphy spoke with a top community leader who has been working with the family of Dahir Adan since Saturday night. Haji Yussuf, the founder of the anti-Islamophobia group Unite Cloud, said that Adan left his family apartment to go pick up his new preordered iPhone at the T-Mobile store inside the...
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Ahmad Khan Rahami (Captured)

Ahmad Khan Rahami (Captured)

Update: Mr. Rahami was a busy jihadi, it turns out.  Rahami charged.  It turns out that CNN is good for something after all.  Surrender and think of diversity.  The man who shot the now deceased jihadist in Minnesota was a competitive shooter. Perhaps, contra Maddow, guns aren’t the main culprit in Islamic terrorism? As...
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Mayoral Press Conference (Chelsea Explosion)

Mayoral Press Conference (Chelsea Explosion)

Update: FBI detains 5 in connection to the Chelsea bombing.  Surveillance video of the moment of the explosion and its immediate aftermath.  An interview with Councilman Corey Johnson, who represents the district targeted in this attack. 
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Sudden Jihadi Syndrome Strikes again

Sudden Jihadi Syndrome Strikes again

Update: Stop carping about your subjugation, you nasty Islamophobe!  This time in France, a nation where 200 people have been murdered-some after undergoing indescribable torture-and over 800 people maimed in the past year alone. Just as previous generations pondered important questions, e.g. is it live, or is it Memorex? So too we have to...
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Rattle On (A Momentous Anniversary)

Rattle On (A Momentous Anniversary)

You are reading the 1,500th (extended) post to American Rattlesnake, a project which began in the febrile imagination of my friend and colleague, Michel Evanchik. If you had told me in 2010 that over half a decade later this website would exist, let alone be flourishing, I would have scoffed. Those of you who...
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Mass Shooting In Munich

Mass Shooting In Munich

Update: There was evidently a lot of preparation that went into this rampage.  More info on the suspected shooter, who’s now believed to have killed himself after a confrontation with police, courtesy of Deutsche Welle.  Islamic State supporters hail the Munich attack, naturally.  A firsthand account of distraught Munich residents searching for answers by Rukmini...
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Total Carnage

Total Carnage

  Update: The jihadist truck driver, Mohamed Lahouaiej-Bouhlel, was known to police, naturally.  English language updates from Michael Horowitz.  What we know.  A timeline of the attack.  The Nice attack: a firsthand account.  What pathological altruism looks like.  Plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose.  Flashback.  A reasonable solution.  A column written by Pat Buchanan in the wake of...
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Homeland Security

Homeland Security

Coverage in the Washington Times. The full hearing is now online. Skip ahead to the 38 minute mark in order to watch the opening statements.
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Another Day, Another Jihad

Another Day, Another Jihad

Update: Jihadist slaughter streamed live on Facebook. Anti-jihadists still banned.  Rita Katz’s translation of Abballa’s video pledge of bayat to ISIS head Omar al-Baghdadi.  BBC Report.  More details about the Magnanville attack. 
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