James Minyard, 41, of Tampa never finished school, and wanted to start and finish a difficult job just to prove that he could. So, instead of learning how to play the guitar or taking up scuba diving, like most people would, he took up building homemade bombs. And then he proceeded to blow off parts ... More >>
Good news, everyone! It looks like it's going to be a little harder for the government to vaporize you with a drone, thanks to a 39-0 vote by the Florida Senate for SB 92. Sponsored by Sen. Joe Negron, who is the chamber's appropriations chair, the bill will keep local law enforcement officials fro ... More >>
President Obama was in Florida yesterday during a bus tour, hitting up Melbourne, West Palm Beach, and inexplicably getting a bear hug from a pizza guy. Obama spoke to roughly 6,000 people at the Palm Beach County Convention Center, telling them that if he can win Florida, he will win the election. ... More >>
Fort Lauderdale 18-year-old Victor "Duffleman" Finn is having a bad couple of weeks. Between June 11 and 19, he was accused of making bomb threats, mugging a woman, and throwing asphalt through a rehab center's window. Now, he's in jail.On June 11, he allegedly called a rehab center where his ex-gir ... More >>
In a tweet this morning, Congressman Allen West linked to an article detailing a suicide bombing in Kabul, the Afghan capital that President Barack Obama had just departed from, and... took the side of the Taliban."Pres flew into Afghanistan at night for 7 hrs," West wrote. "As sun came up, Taliban ... More >>
Harriet TubmanRep. Allen West is doing some really important work today, hosting what he calls a "controversial screening" of a movie about how scary Muslims are.The film is called Sacrificed Survivors: The Untold Story of the Ground Zero Mega Mosque, although it should really be called The Untol ... More >>
Prosecutors say the six men supported the Taliban in Pakistan.If you believe the feds, the group of local Muslims arrested across South Florida this past weekend were supporters of terrorism and worked to fund those who would kill and kidnap in the name of Islam. The four-count indictment claims ... More >>
Ann Coulter is either cynical or crazy. I'm hoping for the latter, because I'd hate to think my home state contains anyone willing to dissemble as freely and viciously as she does in her latest column -- a hot mess of half-assertions and quarter-truths too sloppy to illuminate anything even in th ... More >>
Yes, actually, one more thing ... President Obama made just about all the right moves when it came to killing Bin Laden.Take a huge risk and conduct the operation despite having concrete proof that Bin Laden was even in the compound? Check. Conduct a precise ground raid instead of an ai ... More >>
Proof of Bin Laden's death? Nope, that's just a stick figure.Update: President Obama has decided against releasing photographic evidence of Osama Bin Laden's death amid concerns the images could be inflammatory. On Monday, we reported the news that U.S. Navy SEALs killed Osama Bin Laden, Ame ... More >>
Allen West, writing to the chairwoman of the subcommittee on state, foreign operations, and related programs, CC'ing Boehner, Cantor, McCarthy, Hesarling, Rogers, Ros-Lehtinen, and McKeon:Dear Chairwoman:...It is not unreasonable for the American people to question. If Osama bin Laden was living ... More >>
Red Death cocktailOn Sunday night, President Obama told the world that Osama Bin Laden, the leader behind our nation's most horrific terrorist attacks on 9/11, had been killed in a special operation by Navy SEALs. While most deaths aren't celebrated, Bin Laden ain't your average situ ... More >>
Broward.eduBroward College's Pine Center campus, where a future terrorist suspect took chemistry classes.Seeking to "stem the tide of incorrect information," Broward College has released a statement that clarifies the school's association with Adnan El Shukrijumah, the former Miramar resident who ... More >>
Col. Allen West, candidate for Congress in Ron Klein's coastal South Florida district, has another YouTube clip for his trophy case. This one comes from last month's "Reclaim American Liberty" conference in New York City. West gave a blunt answer to a question about why Islamic jihadists hate us nic ... More >>
BushBrad Meltzer is the bestselling author of The Book of Fate, so his predictions should not be taken lightly. U.S. News & World Report rounded up him and others among America's public intellectuals to get their perspective on what would happen in 2010. Meltzer's crystal ball imagines a righ ... More >>
Phone Call from Obama, Congreswoman. No wait, Osama.Sure, there are a lot of people wondering how much of a dumbass Republican Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen is for hanging up on Barack Obama. It took three phone calls before Ros-Lehtinen finally figured out it wasn't a hoax. But in these times, terrorist ... More >>
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