A Message From Lucianne  







S-G1




























ST-GC


   
 
Home Page | Latest Posts | Links | Must Reads | Update Profile | RSS | Contribute | Register | Rules & FAQs
Privacy Policy | Search | Post | Contact | Logout | Forgot Password | Search Using Google


NATO airstrike said to kill
10 children in Afghanistan

Los Angeles Times, by Mark Magnier

Original Article

Posted By:NorthernDog, 4/7/2013 4:20:41 PM

KABUL, Afghanistan -- A NATO airstrike in eastern Afghanistan killed 11 civilians, 10 of them children, in addition to the Taliban militants it was trying to hit, Afghan officials said. The strike late Saturday in the Shigal district of restive Kunar province near Pakistan was called by coalition forces after they and their Afghan counterparts came under an attack that killed one American advisor and badly wounded four Afghan troops. The American death was reported on Saturday, but details of the alleged civilian casualties only surfaced Sunday. Wasifullah Wasifi, spokesperson for the governor of Kunar province, said the strike

Comments:
[With Hashmet Baktash]

      


Post Reply  

Reply 1 - Posted by: bamapreacher, 4/7/2013 4:33:33 PM     (No. 9264228)

I´m sure the Taliban surrounded themselves with the children, first because they didn´t care about them, second because they thought it might deter any attack and third so when an attack came they could tell the world about the cruelty of NATO killing children, or probably a combination of all three. You have to feel sorry for the children and their parents, yet at the same time imagining what they would have grown up to become. I don´t know the answer to that dilemma.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

   1  person like this.


Reply 2 - Posted by: Pros7767, 4/7/2013 4:36:32 PM     (No. 9264230)

MSM barely reports on the death of our soldiers but this will be headlines for weeks, followed with lengthy investigation.

Disgusting.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    2 persons like this.


   

 

R-G1
  
R-VAR_AD


 
Reply 3 - Posted by: MMC, 4/7/2013 4:50:48 PM     (No. 9264247)

In news from Chicago, drive by shootings injured 5 killed 2... Non registered, illegal ownership crime.... Ok, so I made up numbers, but it could have happened... And no word of condemnation by media...

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    4 persons like this.


Reply 4 - Posted by: Rafter, 4/7/2013 5:02:54 PM     (No. 9264261)

The LA Times is trying to encroach upon the usual territory of the NY Slimes.

At NYT, women and children always must suffer the most...
otherwise, it´s just not news.

Can you spell... "human shields"... ?
The Taliban can.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

   1  person like this.


Reply 5 - Posted by: mws50, 4/7/2013 5:13:17 PM     (No. 9264271)

The airstrike killed the six taliban leaders?
Great job, NATO!

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

   1  person like this.


Reply 6 - Posted by: veritas, 4/7/2013 5:29:23 PM     (No. 9264284)

Yo, Markie! Call me when the number of real, verified, unintended civilian casualty minors from our actions approaches 10% -- no, 5% -- of the intended and unintended innocent casualties [minors and adults] from the actions of Muslims. ´K?

Oh, taking Poster #2´s correct point about captive human shields, subtract those innocents from the total calculated per the above, and add them to the total dead from the actions of Muslims, because they´re dead from the intentional choices of Muslims to put them at risk, not move them to safe locations.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

   1  person like this.


Reply 7 - Posted by: Rotten In Denmark, 4/7/2013 6:50:14 PM     (No. 9264359)

I am Sri my give a crap meter broke

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

   1  person like this.


   

 

  


 
Reply 8 - Posted by: Blue hen1, 4/7/2013 6:56:40 PM     (No. 9264362)

Surprised the Taliban wasn´t headquartered in a hospital

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    2 persons like this.


Reply 9 - Posted by: JimS, 4/7/2013 7:18:24 PM     (No. 9264379)

Big deal.
They also killed 7 Taliban.
Consider the 10 children as future Taliban.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment


Reply 10 - Posted by: BigGeorgeTX, 4/7/2013 7:53:05 PM     (No. 9264400)

The demand for sanitary warfare undermines the effort and extends the conflict. If the cowardly Taliban didn´t use women and children as shields this wouldn´t happen, but that wouldn´t fit the left´s narrative.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    5 persons like this.


Reply 11 - Posted by: Patchy groundfog, 4/7/2013 8:30:27 PM     (No. 9264442)

Forgive me if I have zero confidence in anything Afghan officials have to say.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    2 persons like this.


Reply 12 - Posted by: tennman, 4/7/2013 10:15:22 PM     (No. 9264513)

And we all know if the Taliban says it then it must be true.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    2 persons like this.


   

 

B-G1


 
Reply 13 - Posted by: Kansas Conservative, 4/8/2013 12:34:18 AM     (No. 9264628)

We need to get out of Afghanistan ASAP. The war on terror is finished there. We got Osama. We are draining ourselves financially fighting these third world (fourth world?) pygmies. We have no business killing children in Afghanistan 12 years after 9/11. The American Empire must come to an end - we are broke and cannot afford this foolishness anymore.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    4 persons like this.


Reply 14 - Posted by: Trigger2, 4/8/2013 7:04:42 AM     (No. 9264757)

If the Afghans bow to the Taliban and willingly become human shields, then so be it. Kill them all until the population finally turns on the Taliban.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

   1  person like this.



Post Reply   Close thread 730213




Below, you will find ...

Most Recent Articles posted by "NorthernDog"

and

Most Active Articles (last 48 hours)




Most Recent Articles posted by "NorthernDog"



Controversial ‘Fight Church’
Pits Pastor vs. Pastor
ABC News, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: NorthernDog- 4/5/2014 5:41:45 PM     Post Reply
A new movie, “Fight Church,” raises the unusual question: “Can you love your neighbor while kneeing him in the face?” The documentary, by directors Daniel Junge and Bryan Storkel, is about pastors who practice mixed martial arts with their parishioners. “Tough guys need Jesus, too,” one parishioner explained in the trailer for the film. The controversial topic is raising eyebrows because Jesus obviously preached nonviolence and turning the other cheek. But Pastor Paul Burress, featured in the movie, defends his unlikely evangelization techniques. “We don’t fight out of meanness,” Burress of Trinity Church in Rochester, N.Y., told ABC News. “We

The Dodge Dart Still Isn´t Selling.
Should Chrysler Can Cars Altogether?
Yahoo! Autos, by Richard Read    Original Article
Posted By: NorthernDog- 4/4/2014 9:46:04 AM     Post Reply
There´s no two ways about it: the Dodge Dart isn´t selling. Just a year after its debut -- a debut heralded loudly throughout the automotive world -- the Dart´s sales were pretty dismal. Many of you vented about the compact model, complaining about things as varied as its so-so looks to its iffy ancestor. (Snip) Trucks and SUVs were a different story. On that front, sales were up 30 percent for the year, and March rang in a whopping 34 percent above March 2013, thanks in part to strong performances by the Ram pickup, the Jeep Grand Cherokee, and the

   

 

R_DBL_B
  


 
Texas family says they have
captured mythical animal chupacabra
New York Daily News, by Joel Landau    Original Article
Posted By: NorthernDog- 4/3/2014 7:03:01 PM     Post Reply
A Texas family believes they have finally captured the elusive chupacabra. The mythical creature, which legend says kills goats and other cattle, has never been proven to exist, but many people have often claimed to have hunted the animal of which there are many different descriptions. Jackie Stock said her husband, Arlen Parma, captured their animal on their Ratcliffe property Sunday. They are seeking confirmation that they´ve made the once in a lifetime discovery, TV Station KAVU-TV reports. "He called me to come and look, and I said ´Bubba that looks like a baby chupacabra,´" Stock told the station. The

Bill Clinton on Jimmy Kimmel:
‘most days, I don’t miss’ White House
Washington Post, by Emily Heil    Original Article
Posted By: NorthernDog- 4/3/2014 9:43:39 AM     Post Reply
Former President Bill Clinton doesn’t miss the White House most of the time, he confessed during an appearance on ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live” But that’s because there’s no point in such nostalgia. “Most days I don’t miss it,” he said. “l loved doing the job, but one of the most important things… when you’re doing something you know you can’t do forever, you’ve got to organize your life so you don’t spend a minute, if possible, wishing you could do something you can’t do.” Clinton, who avoided questions about whether his wife, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, would someday

Stolen Masterpieces Worth $50M
Found in Auto Worker´s Home
ABC News, by Clark Bentson    Original Article
Posted By: NorthernDog- 4/3/2014 9:35:51 AM     Post Reply
ROME - A pair of stolen masterpiece paintings valued at $50 million have been recovered after being bought at an auction for $25 and hung in an auto worker´s kitchen for years. The masterworks were described as Paul Gauguin´s "Still Life of Fruit on a Table With a Small Dog" and Pierre Bonnard´s "The Girl With Two Chairs." They were stolen from the home of a British couple in 1970. An unnamed Fiat employee, described by police as a "lover of art," bought the two paintings in an auction of items left in the lost and found department of the

U.S. insurers fear backlash over
new Obamacare rate increases
Reuters, by Caroline Humer and David Morgan    Original Article
Posted By: NorthernDog- 4/3/2014 9:19:19 AM     Post Reply
WASHINGTON - As the first Obamacare enrollment period comes to a close, U.S. insurers are already anticipating the need to raise prices for 2015 and fear that it will put them at the center of the political blame game over President Barack Obama´s healthcare law. The Obama administration declared victory on Tuesday over signing up more than 7 million people for this year, overcoming technology failures that stymied enrollment in the program´s early weeks and Republican efforts to discredit it in the eyes of consumers. But insurers have already said that the first group of new enrollees under Obamacare, as

College student visiting Colo. for
spring break falls from balcony and
dies after eating marijuana cookies
New York Daily News, by Nina Golgowski    Original Article
Posted By: NorthernDog- 4/2/2014 6:35:56 PM     Post Reply
A college student visiting Colorado for spring break fell to his death after eating marijuana cookies in what´s believed to be the first publicized fatality linked to pot since its legalized sale in January. Levy Thamba, a 19-year-old exchange student at Northwest College in Powell, Wyo., had just eaten the pot-laced treats with friends last month when he became "very agitated and upset" and ran off a fourth floor hotel balcony, according to the Denver Coroner´s Office. Three of Thamba´s friends, who said it was the first time any of them had consumed marijuana, said one of them had purchased

   

 



 
Russia Tightens Pressure on
Ukraine With Rise in Gas Price
New York Times, by Andrew E. Kramer    Original Article
Posted By: NorthernDog- 4/1/2014 4:00:40 PM     Post Reply
MOSCOW — Even as American and Russian diplomats groped toward a settlement that would halt further Russian military intervention in Ukraine, Gazprom, the Russian energy company, stepped up the economic pressure on Tuesday by sharply raising the price it charges for natural gas. Gazprom, a state-controlled gas exporter, raised the price to $385 for 1,000 cubic meters of gas, the standard measure used in gas deals in Europe, from $268, an increase of 44 percent. The price increase follows what analysts say is a long practice at Gazprom of punitive pricing for countries in the former Soviet Union and Eastern

From fairies to digital Big Ben:
Ten of the most outrageous
April Fool´s Day pranks and Fails
Daily Mirror [UK], by Chris Bradley    Original Article
Posted By: NorthernDog- 4/1/2014 9:56:30 AM     Post Reply
April Fool´s Day is a holiday where people play pranks on each other all across the world. It has been celebrated since the Roman times and millions enjoy an elaborate hoax on April 1. Pranksters have thought of ingenuous ways of getting one over on their clueless victims. The joke could be as innocent as putting a plastic spider in someone´s tea or fooling the world a fairy has been found. And when the punchline finally hits home there´s always somebody around sniggering "Fail!" under their breath. Here are our favourite April Fool´s Day pranks. Enjoy! In 1980 the BBC

Russia sets tough conditions
for diplomatic solution in Crimea
Guardian [UK], by Simon Tisdall    Original Article
Posted By: NorthernDog- 3/30/2014 9:47:13 PM     Post Reply
Russia set out a series of tough conditions on Sunday night for agreeing a diplomatic solution to the crisis over its annexation of Crimea, demanding that the US and its European partners accept its proposal that ethnic Russian regions of eastern and southern Ukraine be given extensive autonomous powers independent of Kiev. Emergency talks between Sergei Lavrov, Russia´s foreign minister, and John Kerry, the US secretary of state, got under way at the Russian ambassador´s residence in Paris after a day in which tensions over Ukraine deepened appreciably. Neither man made any substantive comment before the talks began. Suggesting it

Concern as Brunei brings in system
of Islamic law with punishments
that include the dismemberment
of limbs and stoning to death
Independent [UK], by Andrew Buncombe    Original Article
Posted By: NorthernDog- 3/30/2014 6:24:47 PM     Post Reply
The Sultan of Brunei, one of the world’s wealthiest rulers and a close ally of Britain, will this week oversee his country’s transition to a system of Islamic law with punishments that include flogging, the dismemberment of limbs and stoning to death. The 67-year-old absolute monarch declared last year that he wanted to introduce a full sharia system in his oil-rich nation and warned critics who took to social media sites to complain that they could be prosecuted using the new laws. The decision to introduce sharia and reintroduce the death penalty has been condemned by NGOs and legal rights

What do we know about Russia´s
troop buildup on Ukraine´s border?
CNN, by Laura Smith-Spark*    Original Article
Posted By: NorthernDog- 3/29/2014 6:12:38 PM     Post Reply
Kiev, Ukraine -- Both Kiev and Washington say that Russian forces are massing in large numbers near Ukraine´s eastern border -- and that they represent a threat to Ukraine and potentially to other former Soviet states. It´s hard to pin down an exact figure, amid a welter of different views, but the U.S. and Ukraine agree the number of Russian soldiers present is rising fast. (Snip) The 30,000-plus troops on the border are "significantly more" than what is needed for the "exercises" Russia says it has been conducting, and there is no sign they are making any move to return



Most Active Articles (last 48 hours)



Brendan Eich and the New
American Totalitarian State

73 replie(s)
American Thinker, by Sally Zelikovsky    Original Article
Posted By: magnante- 4/4/2014 6:48:31 AM     Post Reply
Imagine going to work one day only to be, in effect, fired -- not because of anything you did or didn’t do at your job, but because of something you did in your personal life. Something religious. Or maybe, something political.(snip)That’s exactly what happened to Brendan Eich, a highly-respected tech guru in Silicon Valley and co-founder of Mozilla Corporation, after he was appointed CEO in late March. In less than a week, he was forced out of this position for no reason other than that he had a made a $1000 contribution to the Prop 8 initiative in 2008. His

$6 Billion Goes Missing at State Department
52 replie(s)
Fiscal Times, by Brianna Ehley    Original Article
Posted By: happywarrior- 4/4/2014 1:04:42 PM     Post Reply
The State Department has no idea what happened to $6 billion used to pay its contractors. In a special “management alert” made public Thursday, the State Department’s Inspector General Steve Linick warned “significant financial risk and a lack of internal control at the department has led to billions of unaccounted dollars over the last six years. The alert was just the latest example of the federal government’s continued struggle with oversight over its outside contractors. The lack of oversight “exposes the department to significant financial risk,” the auditor said. “It creates conditions conducive to fraud, as corrupt individuals may attempt

Ex-CIA boss Morell gives unorthodox
reasons for omitting key Benghazi details

40 replie(s)
Fox News, by Catherine Herridge    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/3/2014 10:03:11 PM     Post Reply
In his opening statement during highly anticipated testimony Wednesday on Benghazi, former CIA deputy director Michael Morell claimed to be an intelligence professional who was willing to lay out the facts -- no matter how damaging. "I take very seriously the allegations about how the CIA in general and about how I in particular handled the analysis and the talking points," Morell told the House Intelligence Committee, in his first public testimony on the Benghazi attacks. "The ethical code under which intelligence officers carry out their responsibilities calls for total objectivity." But Morell´s own testimony would appear to undercut that

Muslims Object to Easter Eggs
39 replie(s)
Fox News, by Todd Starnes    Original Article
Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 4/4/2014 11:34:07 PM     Post Reply
Muslim moms and dads in Dearborn, Mich. are upset after students received flyers promoting an Easter Egg hunt at a local Presbyterian church. The parents say the egg hunt violates the U.S. Constitution. The Muslims told the Detroit Free-Press that they were concerned about the religious implications of Cherry Hill Presbyterian Church’s “Eggstravaganza!” They were also troubled by images of a bunny rabbit. “It really bothered my two kids,” parent Majed Moughni, told the newspaper. “My son was like, ‘Dad, I really don’t feel comfortable getting these flyers, telling me to go to church. I thought churches are not supposed

CIA Official Dies in Apparent Suicide
36 replie(s)
Washington Free Beacon, by Bill Gertz    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 4/5/2014 4:40:54 AM     Post Reply
A senior CIA official has died in an apparent suicide this week from injuries sustained after jumping off a building in northern Virginia, according to sources close to the CIA. CIA spokesman Christopher White confirmed the death and said the incident did not take place at CIA headquarters in McLean, Va. “We can confirm that there was an individual fatally injured at a facility where agency work is done,” White told the Washington Free Beacon. “He was rushed to a local area hospital where he subsequently died. Due to privacy reasons and out of respect for the family, we are not releasing

´The debate over repealing this law is over´: Obama
boasts 7.1 MILLION have signed up to Obamacare
but study shows just 858,000 newly insured*

36 replie(s)
Daily Mail (UK), by DAVID MARTOSKO    Original Article
Posted By: FlyRight- 4/5/2014 7:49:46 AM     Post Reply
A triumphant President Barack Obama declared Tuesday his signature medical insurance overhaul a success, saying it has made America´s health care system ´a lot better´ in a Rose Garden press conference. But buried in the 7.1 million enrollments he announced in a heavily staged appearance is a more unsettling reality. Numbers from a RAND Corporation study that has been kept under wraps suggest that barely 858,000 previously uninsured Americans – nowhere near 7.1 million – have paid for new policies and joined the ranks of the insured by Monday night.

Romney 2016: Coulter Says Mitt
Strongest on Immigration

32 replie(s)
Breitbart´s Big Journalism, by Jeffrey Poor    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/4/2014 1:02:48 PM     Post Reply
Earlier this week on Boston’s WRKO-AM’s The Howie Carr Show, conservative commentator Ann Coulter shocked some conservatives when she said she is making 2012 Republican nominee Mitt Romney her favorite for the 2016 Republican contest. Last month in an interview on CBS’s Face the Nation, Romney himself ruled out the possibility of a 2016 run and said he was instead focused on who to get behind in that contest. Coulter, however, wishes otherwise. “Well, don´t tell him but I´m planning on giving Mitt Romney a little more time to rest -- flying out, kidnapping him and depriving him of sleep, food and

Beating of white driver by
angry mob after he accidentally
ran over young boy ruled NOT
a hate crime by Detroit police

31 replie(s)
Daily Mail [UK], by Ryan Gorman    Original Article
Posted By: Ribicon- 4/4/2014 5:01:05 PM     Post Reply
A 54-year-old white man has been left barely clinging to life after he was brutally beaten by a group of black men when he got out of his car to check on a young black boy he accidentally hit. Steve Utash, from suburban Roseville, was beaten into a coma Wednesday by an angry mob in a poverty-stricken Detroit neighborhood after David Harris, 10, ran in front of his truck on a busy street, but police insist the incident was not racially motivated. The gang also stole his wallet before leaving him for dead. Utash is in extremely critical

Gov’t Spent $700 Million
Promoting Obamacare

30 replie(s)
Washington Free Beacon [DC], by Elizabeth Harrington    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/3/2014 10:38:14 PM     Post Reply
President Barack Obama contended that the government did not “make a hard sell” for Obamacare, despite his administration spending nearly $700 million to promote the law. “We didn’t make a hard sell,” Obama said in the Rose Garden on Tuesday, praising the 7.1 million sign ups for the Affordable Care Act. “We didn’t have billions of dollars of commercials like some critics did.” However, last July the Associated Press reported that Obamacare’s marketing campaign would cost at least $684 million. Taxpayer funding went to all 50 states in efforts to encourage people to enroll, including nearly $28 million for the

Eric Holder defends using Justice
Department airplane for 27 personal trips

30 replie(s)
Washington Examiner (DC), by Joel Gehrke    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/4/2014 9:34:34 PM     Post Reply
Attorney General Eric Holder disputed a Government Accountability Office report on his use of Justice Department airplanes for personal trips, saying it overstated the number of trips he took and failed to recognize that some trips were job-related. "My staff keeps telling me to take it easy, you know, well, this is one that gets me," Holder told Rep. Frank Wolf, R-Va., during a House Appropriations subcommittee hearing. "There was this notion that we´ve taken -- I think it was described as hundreds of personal trips. That was wrong. GAO counted flights, not round trips. And we looked at it

If You Think YOU Can’t Name A Hillary
Accomplishment, Wait Til You See HER Try

29 replie(s)
Independent Journal Review, by Mike Miller    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 4/5/2014 5:15:26 AM     Post Reply
Following her speech at the “Women of the World Summit” in New York City on Thursday, Hillary Clinton was asked this simple question by a moderator: “When you look at your time as Secretary of State, what are you most proud of? And what do you feel was unfinished, and maybe have another crack at one day?” Here are a few excerpts from her response: ”Look, I really see my role as Secretary, in fact leadership in general in a democracy, as a relay race. When you run the best race you can run, you hand off the baton.” “Some

The Dodge Dart Still Isn´t Selling.
Should Chrysler Can Cars Altogether?

24 replie(s)
Yahoo! Autos, by Richard Read    Original Article
Posted By: NorthernDog- 4/4/2014 9:46:04 AM     Post Reply
There´s no two ways about it: the Dodge Dart isn´t selling. Just a year after its debut -- a debut heralded loudly throughout the automotive world -- the Dart´s sales were pretty dismal. Many of you vented about the compact model, complaining about things as varied as its so-so looks to its iffy ancestor. (Snip) Trucks and SUVs were a different story. On that front, sales were up 30 percent for the year, and March rang in a whopping 34 percent above March 2013, thanks in part to strong performances by the Ram pickup, the Jeep Grand Cherokee, and the

   

Post Reply   Close thread 730213





Home Page | Latest Posts | Links | Must Reads | Update Profile | RSS | Contribute | Register | Rules & FAQs
Privacy Policy | Search | Post | Contact | Logout | Forgot Password | Search Using Google



© 2014 Lucianne.com Media Inc.

FS