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List: Islamic Terror Attacks against USA before 9/11

Posted by FactReal on September 11, 2012

ISLAMICS HAVE ATTACKED AMERICANS LONG BEFORE SEPTEMBER 11, 2001
Here are just some examples:
1979 Iran Hostage Crisis: Islamic militants seized the U.S. Embassy in Tehran, Iran, and held 52 Americans hostage for 444 days. (Nov 4, 1979 to Jan 20, 1981)
1983 Bombing of US Embassy, Beirut, Lebanon. (April 18, 1983)
1983 Bombing of US Marine barracks, Beirut, Lebanon. (Oct 23, 1983)
1983 Bombing of US Embassy, Kuwait. (Dec 12, 1983)
1984 Kidnapping,torture, and murder of Political Officer/CIA Station Chief William F. Buckley, Beirut, Lebanon. Buckley died after 15 months of being tortured by the Islamic militants. (Mar 16, 1984 to Jun 3, 1985)
1984 Bombing of restaurant near US Air Force base in Torrejon, Spain. (Apr 12, 1984)
1984 Bombing of US Embassy annex, Beirut. (Sept 20, 1984)
1984 Hijacking of Kuwait Airlines Flight 221, diverted to Tehran: Two American passengers were murdered. (Dec 3, 1984)
1985 Hijacking of TWA Flight 847, diverted to Beirut. An American hostage was killed and dumped on the airport tarmac. (June 14, 1985)
1985 Hijacking of cruise ship Achille Lauro. A wheelchair-bound American is thrown overboard & killed. More than 700 people were taken hostage. (Oct 7, 1985)
1985 Bombing of Vienna and Rome airports. Five Americans were among the dead. (Dec 27, 1985)
1986 Bombing of La Belle disco, Berlin frequented by US servicemen. (April 5, 1986)
1988 Kidnapping, torture, and murder of US Marine Corps Lt Col William Higgins who was serving with the UN peacekeeping team in Lebanon. (Feb 17, 1988)
1988 Bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland. Hundreds were murdered. (Dec 21, 1988)
1992 Bombing of hotel in Aden, Yemen. Their target: U.S. Marines. (Dec 29, 1992)
1993 First bombing World Trade Center, New York City. 7 killed and 1,042 wounded. (Feb 26, 1993)
1993 Foiled NY Landmarks plot by Omar Abdel Rahman to blow up the Holland and Lincoln tunnels and other New York City landmarks.
1993 Attempted Assassination of President Bush Sr. during visit to Kuwait (April 14, 1993)
1993 Black Hawk Down: US helicopters were shot down in Mogadishu, Somalia, during Operation Restore Hope. (Oct 3-4, 1993)
1994 Plot to assassinate President Clinton during visit to the Philippines.
1995 Failed Project Bojinka by Ramzi Yousef to blow up a dozen US airliners over the Pacific. (end in Jan 1995)
1995 Bombing US military headquarters, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. (Nov 13, 1995)
1996 Bombing Khobar Towers, Saudi Arabia, housing U.S. military personnel. (Jun 25, 1996)
1998 Bombing U.S. Nairobi Embassy, Kenya, Africa. (Aug 7, 1998)
1998 Bombing U.S. Dar es Salaam Embassy, Tanzania, Africa. (Aug 7, 1998)
1999 Foiled LAX Millennium plot by Ahmed Ressam to bomb Los Angeles International Airport. Ressam was arrested at US Canadian border.
2000 Failed USS The Sullivans bombing that was refueling in the port of Aden, Yemen. (Jan 3, 2000)
2000 Bombing USS Cole in the port of Aden, Yemen, 17 U.S. Navy sailors murdered. The USS Cole was not engaged in any combat during this period. (Oct 12, 2000)
2000 Bombing plaza Ferguson across the US Embassy, Manila, Philippines. Four other locations were bombed in Manila that day. (Dec 30, 2000)
2001 9/11 attacks: World Trade Center, Flight 93, Pentagon, almost 3,000 people were murdered. (Sept 11, 2001)
WHY DO THEY ATTACK US?
Islamics attack us because they want us to submit to Islam. According to Islamic scholarship the world is divided in two:

1) The House of Islam (dar al-Islam): nations submitted to Islamic rule.
2) The House of War (dar al-harb): nations that have not submitted to Islam, so it is incumbent on dar al-Islam to make war upon dar al-harb until all nations submit to the will of Allah and accept Sharia law!

SOURCES & DETAILS: here.
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FLASHBACK: DEMOCRATS PUSHED FOR IRAQ WAR and said Saddam Hussein had weapons of mass destruction (WMD) (video)

Posted by FactReal on November 13, 2010

1998 DEMOCRATS: SADDAM HUSSEIN HAS WMDs
In 1998, years before George W. Bush (43) became president, Democrats said Saddam Hussein had weapons of mass destruction (WMD). Statements from Democrats: President Bill Clinton, Madeleine Albright, Howard Dean, and Sandy Berger.

In 2002 and 2003, Democrats continue their assertion that Saddam Hussein had WMDs and went around the nation promoting the removal of Saddam Hussein. Statements from Democrats: Nancy Pelosi, Jay Rockefeller, Joe Biden, Harry Reid, Hillary Clinton, John Edwards, and Evan Bayth.

1992: AL GORE LISTS SADDAM HUSSEIN’S CRIMES
In 1992, Al Gore explained Saddam Hussein’s crimes while trying to blame George H.W. Bush (41) for ignoring Iraq’s ties to terrorists and disregarding Iraq’s attempts to acquire weapons of mass destruction.

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LIST OF ISLAMIC ATTACKS AGAINST AMERICA…before 9/11

Posted by FactReal on January 30, 2010

LIST OF MAJOR ISLAMIC ATTACKS & PLOTS ON AMERICA…before 9/11
Some people ignore that Islamics have been attacking the United States long before September 11, 2001.
Here is just a sampling:

1979 Iran Hostage Crisis: seizure of US Tehran Embassy, Iran (Nov 4, 1979 for 444 days)
1983 Bombing of US Beirut Embassy, Lebanon (April 18, 1983)
1983 Bombing of US Marine barracks, Beirut, Lebanon (Oct 23, 1983)
1983 Bombing of US Kuwait Embassy (Dec 12, 1983)
1984 Bombing of US Beirut Embassy (again) (Sept 20, 1984)
1984 Kuwait Airlines Flight 221 hijacked to Tehran – American passengers murdered (Dec 3, 1984)
1985 Hijacking TWA Flight 847 hijacked to Beirut (June 14, 1985)
1985 Hijacking cruise ship Achille Lauro, wheelchair-bound American is thrown overboard & killed (Oct 7, 1985)
1986 Bombing Berlin disco frequented by US servicemen (April 5, 1986)
1988 Bombing Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland, 100’s murdered (Dec 21, 1988)
1993 First bombing World Trade Center, New York City, 7 Killed, 1,042 wounded (Feb 26, 1993)
1993 Foiled NY Landmarks plot by Omar Abdel Rahman to blow up the Holland and Lincoln tunnels
and other New York City landmarks
1993 Attempted Assassination of Pres. Bush Sr. during visit to Kuwait (April 14, 1993)
1993 Black Hawk Down: shot down US helicopters in Mogadishu, Somalia,
during Operation Restore Hope (Oct 3-4, 1993)
1994 Plot to assassinate President Clinton during visit to the Philippines
1995 Failed Project Bojinka by Ramzi Yousef to blow up a dozen US airliners over the Pacific (end in Jan 1995)
1995 Bombing US military headquarters, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (Nov 13, 1995)
1996 Bombing Khobar Towers, Saudi Arabia, housing U.S. foreign military personnel (Jun 25, 1996)
1998 Bombing U.S. Nairobi Embassy, Kenya, Africa (Aug 7, 1998)
1998 Bombing U.S. Dar es Salaam Embassy, Tanzania, Africa (Aug 7, 1998)
1999 Foiled LAX Millennium plot by Ahmed Ressam to bomb Los Angeles International Airport
(Ressam was arrested at US Canadian border)
2000 Failed USS The Sullivans bombing that was refueling in the port of Aden, Yemen. (Jan 3, 2000)
2000 Bombing USS Cole in the port of Aden, Yemen, 17 U.S. Navy sailors murdered (Oct 12, 2000)
(The USS Cole was not engaged in any combat during this period)
2000 Bombing plaza across from US Manila Embassy (Dec 30, 2000)
2001 9/11 attacks: World Trade Center, Flight 93, Pentagon, 3000+ murdered (Sept 11, 2001)

U.S. Embassy in Lebanon, 1983



WTC Bombing, 1993


9/11/2001

WHY DO THEY HATE US?
Islamics hate us because we have not submitted to Islam.

Islamic scholarship divides the world in two:
1) The House of Islam (dar al-Islam): nations submitted to Islamic rule.
2) The House of War (dar al-harb): nations that have not submitted to Islam,
so it is incumbent on dar al-Islam to make war upon dar al-harb
until all nations submit to the will of Allah and accept Sharia law!

Islam’s message: Submit or Be Conquered

Muslim Persecution
of Christians


If video is blocked by YouTube, watch it here

SOURCES
911 report: Al-Qaeda Aims at the American Homeland
9/11 Commission Report: Executive Summary – A Shock, Not a Surprise
CIA: The World Factbook
FBI: 9/11 Investigation
U.S. Department of Defense: Beirut Barracks Bombing
U.S. Department of State: Significant Terrorist Incidents, 1961-2003: A Brief Chronology
U.S. Department of State: Background Information on Foreign Terrorist Organizations
U.S. Library of Congress: Country Studies
U.S. Embassy – Beirut, Lebanon

A Concise History of the Crusades by Thomas F. Madden (Critical Issues in History) (Rowman and Littlefield, 2005)
Center for Defense Information (CDI): Chronology of Terrorist Attacks Against U.S. Targets
Center For Security Policy: Betraying our dead
Center For Security Policy: It’s the Jihad, stupid
CIS: The Open Door: How Militant Islamic Terrorists Entered and Remained in the United States, 1993-2001 (Terrorists’ Immigration Status)
Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America (CAMERA): Timeline of Hezbollah Violence
Daniel Pipes: List of Islamic Attacks Against Americans
Daniel Pipes: List Of Terrorist Acts Against US Citizens
Federation of American Scientists (FAS): Al-Qaeda
Federation of American Scientists (FAS): American War and Military Operations Casualties: Lists and Statistics
Federation of American Scientists (FAS): Saddam Hussein’s Iraq
Federation of American Scientists (FAS): Terrorism Background and Threat Assessments
Federation of American Scientists (FAS): The 9/11 Commission Report
Global Security: Al-Qaeda
Global Security: Terrorism Profiles
Global Security: Terrorist attacks
Global Security: Timeline of events related to 9-11
Heritage: Why a New U.S. Policy is Needed for Afghanistan
History of Jihad
History of Jihad: Third World War
Horowitz: Democrats’ Guilt
Horowitz: Clinton and 9/11
Horowitz: Muslim Persecution of Christians (video)
Horowitz: Omar Abdel Rahman, profile
HotAir: The American victims of Hezbollah (H/t: Michelle Malkin)
Islam Watch: Incessant terrorism
Jihad Watch: Islam and Jihad 101
Michelle Malkin: List of Hezbollah attacks against Americans
National Review: Attacks from Iran and Al-Qaeda
The Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI): The Hijacker of the Achille Lauro: Muhammad Abbas
The Politically Incorrect Guide to Islam (and the Crusades) by Robert Spencer (Regnery Publishing, Inc., 2005)
The Religion of Peace: Islamic Terror Attacks on American Soil
The Religion of Peace: Worldwide Islamic attacks after 9/11
What’s So Great about Christianity by Dinesh D’Souza (Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., 2008)

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FACTS: RADICAL ISLAM

Posted by FactReal on September 27, 2009

RADICAL ISLAM IN USA & EUROPE:
Sharia on the March: Islam taking root in American cities

Dutch Message: Dutch parliamentarian Geert Wilders speaks about the current Islamization of Europe:

“There is an enormous ‘Islamization’ through mass immigration and through demography, and the so-called leaders we have . . . are looking in the other direction.”

Wilders currently faces death threats and hate crime charges for criticizing Islam.

FACTS: Islamic Attacks Against American…before September 11th

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TORTURED BY LIBERALS (videos)

Posted by FactReal on April 29, 2009

Updated by FactReal on Jan. 20, 2010

VIDEOS OF NONSTOP LIBERAL TORTURE WORSE THAN WATERBOARDING.
Will the Hate Crime Bill protect us from the liberal hate?

“INCLUSIVE” LEFT ATTACKS IF YOU DISAGREE WITH GAY MARRIAGE
Perez Hilton calls Miss California the b-word for her answer that marriage is between a man & a woman.   Perez Hilton b-word and c-word for Miss California.   Democrat Barney Frank calls Supreme Court Justice Scalia a “homophobe”.
   
Obama advisor David Axelrod compares Carrie Prejean to a dog (video)
More gay attacks (video),
Officials want her to apologize
Obama agrees with her Frank’s sex & financial scandals

“OPEN-MINDED” LEFT WANTS TO SILENT FREEDOM OF SPEECH
Lefty Garofalo demonizes Tea Party protestors. Calls them ignorant racist hatemongers, etc. The View afraid to let conservative Ann Coulter state the facts Lefty students trying to suppress freedom of speech
Tea Party Facts But with Michelle Obama Indoctrinations, Abuses

“NEW ERA” OF BROKEN PROMISES: LOBBYISTS & PRESIDENTIAL POWERS
Obama hires lobbyists despite campaign promise Obama hires lobbyist & tax-cheater Tim Geithner despite campaign promise Obama issues signing statements despite campaign promises
Obama’s lobbyist list Rap Sheet: Tim Geithner

“NEW ERA” OF BROKEN PROMISES: NO TRANSPARENCY
Obama does not give 5 days to read the bills and debate them Obama secrecy Obama does not release his records
Government waste

“NEW ERA” OF BROKEN PROMISES: THOUSANDS OF EARMARKS (aka Pork, Bribes, Waste)
Obama could have stopped the bill full of earmarks Obama hides to sign bill full of earmarks Obama lied about no earmarks
Earmarks

“NEW ERA” OF BROKEN PROMISES: LIES AND DEMAGOGUERY
Democrat Dodd lied: his loophole allowed for AIG bonuses Obama team game: Only they can say economic fundamentals are strong. But McCain or Bush were blasted for saying so. Obama lied about Carterpillar ability to re-hire if stimulus was passed. Obama entrapped the CEO of Carterpillar.
AIG bonuses, Dodd & Obama

“NEW ERA” OF BACKSTABBING THE CIA & OUR NATIONAL SECURITY
Obama leaves Clinton’s rendition open but continued with the show: He signed executive orders to shut down Guantanamo and interrogations. Waterboarding: Obama betrays CIA but goes to visit them. But Obama ordered airstrikes that killed several people. Prosecuting previous administration.
Welcome to Banana Republic.
Clinton’s Rendition,
Obama’s Rendition
Obama bombs Pakistan – kills 22
58% want Congress to stop torture investigations

“MOVING FORWARD” BUT GOING BACKWARDS INSTEAD
Interrogations methods: can we hear the other side? Democrat George Tenet on ‘torture’

Democrats & Republicans knew about waterboarding. Some of our troops are waterboarded. Are all of them going to be prosecuted?
video of a real torture (viewer discretion), report

“BIPARTISANSHIP” & “SWEETNESS” FROM DEMOCRATS
Democrat Barney Frank shuts down dissent
  Democrat threatens to kick Republican out of hearing room
  Maxine Waters threatens executives with confiscation

“PEACEFUL” PROTESTORS FROM THE LEFT
“Peaceful” protester confronts Condoleezza Rice with fake blood
  “Tolerant” leftists throwing pies to conservative Ann Coulter
  “Harmonious” protesters attack FoxNews reporters

“UNBIASED” COVERAGE FROM THE MAINSTREAM MEDIA (MSM)
Media Malpractice… How Sarah Palin Was Targeted!!!
  Hate speech from liberal media towards conservatives
  CNN attacks and slanders Tea Party protestors
How Obama Got Elected   MSNBC   CNN censures video that confronted their bias

“DECENT” LEFT SPEWS THEIR DEPRAVITY, VILE, SCORN
Answering back to the degenerate media coverage of Tea Party protests
  “Teabagging” sexual connotation used by the left media to report Tea Parties
  Tea Parties perverted by leftist comedians to deter Americans from protesting

“BENEVOLENT” LEFT ATTACKS IF YOU DARE TO CRITICIZE OBAMA’S PLANS
Leftists try to delegitimize Santelli and Cramer’s comments on Obama plan   Leftist inquisition to those who criticize Obama   Obama White House derides CNBC’s Rick Santelli
   
Video: Obamistas afraid of Obama   Cramer defends himself   White House attacks

“EGALITARIAN” DEMOCRATS SHOW THEIR ELITISM & SNOBBERY
Democrat Harry Reid is happy smelly tourists will be corralled in the Capitol Visitors Center
  Democrat Barney Frank berates student for asking about his role in the economic melt-down
  Democrat Pelosi dismisses Tea Partiers as “Astroturf” not grassroots

“REFINED” LEFT SHOWS THEIR VULGARITY
Lefty Hitchens gives the finger to audience
  “Peaceful” Protester spits on Fox News Radio microphone
  “Peaceful” Anti-War Protester Spits on Iraq War Veteran

“LOVING” OBAMA’S FRIENDS PREACH THEIR HATE
Hatemonger Obama friends: Rev. Jeremiah Wright & Farrakhan
  More divisive hate speech at Barack Obama’s Church
  Obama’s influence: hateful Black Liberation ‘Theology’
Obama and Black Liberation Theology

“PATRIOTIC” LEFT BETRAYING OUR TROOPS
Lefty MoveOn “BetrayUs” Ad to destroy General Petraeus
  Democrat Durbin Compares U.S. Troops to Nazis, Soviets & Pol Pot
  Democrat Kerry: long history of bashing our troops

“TRUTHFUL” LEFT WANTS TO REWRITE HISTORY
Democrat’s racist history. They have kept minorities down.
  Left demagoguery on Iraq: taking all positions at convenience.
  Democrats pushed for the Iraq War. Now they will be judges.
Democrats’ Racist Past   Facts: Iraq War   Facts: War on Terror
 

Now, imagine these abuses EVERY single day for 8 years…..Ahhh!!
Can you feel their liberal love yet? 


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MORE TORTURE FROM THE LEFT
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INTERROGATION “TORTURE” MEMOS – LIBERAL WITCH HUNT
WHILE DESTROYING OUR NATIONAL SECURITY

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Interrogation Memos: Obama flip flop
Rules of Waterboarding
Obama to release photos of prisoners’ treatment
Detention of the Enemy During Wartime
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Gallup: 55% support harsh interrogations of terrorists
Barry, can we talk about torture?
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SUMMARY: BAILOUTS

Posted by FactReal on December 13, 2008

COSTS: BAILOUTS vs. WARS

COST OF BAILOUTS – 2008  
JANUARY 2008:
$152 Billion The Stimulus Package

MARCH 2008:
● $29 Billion Bear Stearns

JULY 2008:
● $9 Billion IndyMac Bank seized by Federal Reserve
$42.5 Billion Housing & Economic Recovery H.R. 3221

SEPT. 2008:
● $200 Billion Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Takeover
● $87 Billion Lehman Brothers: repayments to JPMorgan
● $70 Billion Lehman Brothers
● $85 Billion AIG Bailout
● $50 Billion Money Market Mutual Fund Backings
● $700 Billion Bad Loans Bailout
—————-
$1.5 TRILLION DOLLARS (estimated)

COST OF WARS 
Costs of Major Wars (2008 dollars for total cost for duration of that war and their costs as a percentage of GDP in each of their peak years)
● World War II . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . .$4.1 Trillion (35.8% of GDP)
● Vietnam War . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . $686 Billion (2.3% of GDP)
● Iraq war . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $648 Billion (1% of GDP)
● Afghanistan/ Global War On Terror . . . $171 Billion (0.3% of GDP)
● Post 9/11 domestic security . . . . . . . . .  $ 33 Billion (0.1% of GDP)

 

PIÑATA-CAR (AKA Auto Bailout)

WHY THE U.S. AUTOMAKERS FAILED 

 

 

 

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