Islamic Groups: Demand exemption from being charged with supporting jihad terrorism

U.S.-based Islamist groups are pushing for rules that would shield Muslim political leaders and clerics from being charged with supporting jihad terrorism. The demands are being pushed by the Council on American-Islamic Relations, just before Obama is slated to headline three days of White House meetings this week on federal efforts to mitigate the jihadi […]

BREAKING: 35 Egyptians have been kidnapped as revenge for Airstrikes

by Jim Hoft Thirty-five Egyptian workers were rounded up by terrorists after the Egyptian airstrikes. The Libya Herald reported: There are reports that at least 35 Egyptians have been kidnapped in what appears to be a round-up at various locations in areas controlled by Ansar Al-Sharia and IS. The Libya Herald has been told that starting […]

Here is one absolutely devastating paragraph that shows just how bad things are in Libya

by Zack Beauchamp on February 17, 2015 To get a sense of just how bad the situation in Libya is, here is one very absolutely devastating paragraph from Jon Lee Anderson’s long dispatch from the country in the New Yorker: There is no overstating the chaos of post-Qaddafi Libya. Two competing governments claim legitimacy. Armed militias roam the […]

ISIS terrorists burn to death 45 people in al-Baghdadi near Ain al-Asad air base

FOX NEWS – Tuesday, February 17, 2015 Islamic State militants reportedly have burned to death 45 people in the western Iraqi town of al-Baghdadi on Tuesday, just five miles away from an air base staffed by hundreds of U.S. Marines. The identities of the victims are not clear, the local police chief told the BBC, […]

The slowest unemployment recovery under Obama is held by this demographic

By Philip Bump for The Washington Post There’s a lot of blurring that happens with the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ monthly jobs report, the splashy release that drives headlines about the unemployment rate and (recently at least) the gains in the job market. One example is that the figures are seasonally adjusted, to offer a comprehensible baseline month-over-month instead […]