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by Volkonski
Wed Nov 18, 2015 9:06 am
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Terrorist murders in Paris, Nov. 13 2015
Replies: 314
Views: 27564

Re: Terrorist murders in Paris, Nov. 13 2015

A woman suicide bomber blew herself up and another militant died on Wednesday when police raided an apartment in the Paris suburb of St. Denis seeking suspects in last week's attacks in the French capital. Three sources told Reuters the raid stopped a jihadist cell that had been planning an attack ...
by Volkonski
Wed Nov 18, 2015 9:02 am
Forum: Sovereign Citizens, Private Militias, and Citizen Grand Juries
Topic: TED VISNER: Passive-Aggressive Patriot
Replies: 1486
Views: 114094

Re: TED VISNER: Passive-Aggressive Patriot

The original order said 7 days so I think Visner is too late.
by Volkonski
Tue Nov 17, 2015 5:11 pm
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Terrorist murders in Paris, Nov. 13 2015
Replies: 314
Views: 27564

Re: Terrorist murders in Paris, Nov. 13 2015

Well, that was less interesting than it initially appeared. An ambulance bomb would have shown that ISIS was stepping up its capability. A captured unexploded ambulance bomb would have shined glory on the German authorities. Perhaps more info will come out as to why the threat was deemed credible.
by Volkonski
Tue Nov 17, 2015 4:14 pm
Forum: Foreign Policy
Topic: ISIS
Replies: 371
Views: 42813

Re: ISIS

http://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2015/02/on-the-impossibility-of-fighting-isis/385530/ I have come to the conclusion that there is no military solution to this issue that can be generated by the U.S. But I believe there is a political solution. We have to give the Sunnis reason to re...
by Volkonski
Tue Nov 17, 2015 4:03 pm
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Terrorist murders in Paris, Nov. 13 2015
Replies: 314
Views: 27564

Re: Terrorist murders in Paris, Nov. 13 2015

Looks like it was just a bomb threat. No bomb was found. A soccer match between Germany and the Netherlands was canceled Tuesday hours before kickoff in the city of Hanover after a bomb threat . At a news conference, Boris Pistorius, the interior minister of Lower Saxony, said: “Contrary to reports,...
by Volkonski
Tue Nov 17, 2015 3:14 pm
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Terrorist murders in Paris, Nov. 13 2015
Replies: 314
Views: 27564

Re: Terrorist murders in Paris, Nov. 13 2015

Das Freundschaftsspiel stand wegen der Pariser Terroranschläge vom Freitag unter verschärften Sicherheitsvorkehrungen, hatte aber als Zeichen gegen den Terror stattfinden sollen. Kurz zuvor hatte Bundesinnenminister Thomas de Maizière (CDU) in Berlin gesagt: „Die Gefährdungslage ist wirklich hoch.“...
by Volkonski
Tue Nov 17, 2015 3:05 pm
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Terrorist murders in Paris, Nov. 13 2015
Replies: 314
Views: 27564

Re: Terrorist murders in Paris, Nov. 13 2015

The Belgium-Spain match was cancelled yesterday. The cancellation came one day after officials from Belgium’s soccer federation called off a friendly with Spain that had been set for Tuesday in Brussels amid security concerns and after consultations with the Spanish federation. French officials inve...
by Volkonski
Tue Nov 17, 2015 2:57 pm
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Terrorist murders in Paris, Nov. 13 2015
Replies: 314
Views: 27564

Re: Terrorist murders in Paris, Nov. 13 2015

Two Dutch government ministers attending the match – Defence Minister Jeanine Hennes and Health and Sport Minister Edith Schippers — were returning home. The world champions had not initially wanted the game to go ahead after having played against France in Paris on Friday as a wave of attacks hit ...
by Volkonski
Tue Nov 17, 2015 2:54 pm
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Terrorist murders in Paris, Nov. 13 2015
Replies: 314
Views: 27564

Re: Terrorist murders in Paris, Nov. 13 2015

German media reports a truck loaded with explosives and disguised as an ambulance attempted to drive into the stadium. There had been "a concrete threat scenario for all of Hanover," police chief Volker Kluwe told public broadcaster NDR, adding there had been "serious plans to cause an explosion". ...
by Volkonski
Tue Nov 17, 2015 2:49 pm
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Terrorist murders in Paris, Nov. 13 2015
Replies: 314
Views: 27564

Re: Terrorist murders in Paris, Nov. 13 2015

Germany's friendly with the Netherlands on Tuesday has been called off because of a "concrete security threat" against the city of Hannover. Evacuation of the Hannover Stadium, which was hosting the match, began less than two hours before kick-off. The city's president of police Volker Kluwe told t...
by Volkonski
Tue Nov 17, 2015 2:47 pm
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Terrorist murders in Paris, Nov. 13 2015
Replies: 314
Views: 27564

Re: Terrorist murders in Paris, Nov. 13 2015

http://www.ibtimes.com/german-soccer-stadium-evacuated-during-international-friendly-match-hannover-2188594 A soccer stadium in Germany hosting a friendly international match between Holland and Germany was evacuated Tuesday early evening and city police said that there were concrete plans to cause ...
by Volkonski
Tue Nov 17, 2015 1:58 pm
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Terrorist murders in Paris, Nov. 13 2015
Replies: 314
Views: 27564

Re: Terrorist murders in Paris, Nov. 13 2015

From that link- 6:40 p.m. Germany's top security official says a Syrian passport found with one of the Paris attackers may have been false flag intended to make Europeans fearful of refugees. Germany's interior minister, Thomas de Maiziere, told reporters in Berlin that it was "unusual that such a p...
by Volkonski
Tue Nov 17, 2015 12:07 pm
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: The terrorists score! Governors, Congress display their cowardice
Replies: 160
Views: 11023

Re: The terrorists score! Governors try to block Syrian immigrants

Fascinating. Texas GOP lawmaker: Keep Syrian refugees out of our state because it’s too easy to get a gun here A Republican member of the Texas Legislature has thrown his support behind the governor banning the settlement of any Syrian refugees in the Lone Star state by saying that Texas laws would...
by Volkonski
Tue Nov 17, 2015 11:44 am
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Weather Alerts
Replies: 5708
Views: 275231

Re: Weather Alerts

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Severe
Thunderstorms
and Windy
Hm........, 100%. Guess the forecasters are pretty sure about this storm. :eek2:
by Volkonski
Tue Nov 17, 2015 11:40 am
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Weather Alerts
Replies: 5708
Views: 275231

Re: Weather Alerts

Stormy weather...................... :( Hazardous Weather Outlook HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX 638 AM CST TUE NOV 17 2015 GMZ330-335-350-355-370-375-TXZ163-164-176>179-195>200-210>214-226- 227-235>238-181245- AUSTIN-BRAZORIA-BRAZOS-BURLESON-CHAMBERS-COLORAD...
by Volkonski
Tue Nov 17, 2015 11:38 am
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Weather Alerts
Replies: 5708
Views: 275231

Re: Weather Alerts

:shock: Tornado Watch TORNADO WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE FOR WT 545 NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK 850 AM CST TUE NOV 17 2015 TORNADO WATCH 545 IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 400 PM CST FOR THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS TXC005-037-067-071-157-199-201-203-241-245-291-315-339-347-351- 361-365-373-401-403-405-407-419-4...
by Volkonski
Mon Nov 16, 2015 6:46 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Recipes!
Replies: 3028
Views: 178265

Re: Recipes!

The Thanksgiving loss leaders have begun. Just got a free 13.89 lb turkey with the purchase of an 8.5 lb spiral sliced ham at $2.99 per lb. Will save the turkey for Christmas and after one dinner use the rest of the ham for cold cuts, ham salad and split pea soup. :thumbs: My ham salad recipe is ver...
by Volkonski
Mon Nov 16, 2015 10:01 am
Forum: Other Fringe Groups & Individuals
Topic: Round-Earth Deniers: The Great Balloon Project
Replies: 203
Views: 23790

Re: Round-Earth Deniers: The Great Balloon Project

I've gotten through 135 of this asshole's 200 "proofs" of a flat Earth. Stunning misunderstandings of physics, math and spherical trigonometry. Probably more like a couple dozen classes of "proofs" with multiple examples from each class. A couple head pounders: Furthermore the Moon itself cannot ph...
by Volkonski
Mon Nov 16, 2015 9:50 am
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Terrorist murders in Paris, Nov. 13 2015
Replies: 314
Views: 27564

Re: Terrorist murders in Paris, Nov. 13 2015

And the video attacks have begun. Just hope this sort of thing doesn't give some disgruntled people ideas. Sadly it probably will. :( That is how the anarchist movement worked. Anarchists, who had no intention of taking direct action themselves, made speeches and distributed pamphlets advocating vio...
by Volkonski
Mon Nov 16, 2015 9:28 am
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Another Shooting
Replies: 9216
Views: 485169

Re: Another Shooting

The school may be overreacting but recent events have made people jittery. Washington College in Chestertown, Md., shut down Monday because of a warning about a student armed with a gun. “College closed. Shelter in place,” was posted on the Web site of the small liberal arts college on the Eastern S...
by Volkonski
Sun Nov 15, 2015 10:01 pm
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Beer watch
Replies: 29
Views: 3655

Re: Beer watch

Franzia bgives me even bigger shudders. Mr V, if you have an upscale HEB near you, go see their wine specialist. They have a great array of brands and he or she can point you to some decent stuff in your price range. The only beer I can drink is Stella. No mixers please! :shock: The local HEB is a ...
by Volkonski
Sun Nov 15, 2015 7:11 pm
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Beer watch
Replies: 29
Views: 3655

Re: Beer watch

Hmmm. It's time for a drink. Now, do I open a Stella a pour a glass of Chateau Monelena Cab? :think: It's decisions like that that keep me awake at night/ ;) I can buy groceries in record time, but it takes me forever to figure out what brew to get. Too many choices, too little time. It's gotten so...
by Volkonski
Sun Nov 15, 2015 2:47 pm
Forum: Social Issues
Topic: Water Troubles
Replies: 373
Views: 49554

Re: Water Troubles

We only think things are bad now. Water shortages could cause a truly massive refuge problems. :( Declining snowpack, water shortage projected in areas home to 2 billion: study http://in.reuters.com/article/2015/11/12/us-usa-climate-water-idINKCN0T10OO20151112 NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) -...
by Volkonski
Sun Nov 15, 2015 12:35 pm
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Terrorist murders in Paris, Nov. 13 2015
Replies: 314
Views: 27564

Re: Terrorist murders in Paris, Nov. 13 2015

Years ago, probably after Reagan was shot, I recall reading the opinions of experts about how difficult it is to prevent assassinations when the assassins don't mind being killed or captured. Deterrence doesn't work in those situations. What strikes me about this attack (and also 9/11 and Oklahoma ...
by Volkonski
Sun Nov 15, 2015 10:59 am
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Terrorist murders in Paris, Nov. 13 2015
Replies: 314
Views: 27564

Re: Terrorist murders in Paris, Nov. 13 2015

Years ago, probably after Reagan was shot, I recall reading the opinions of experts about how difficult it is to prevent assassinations when the assassins don't mind being killed or captured. Deterrence doesn't work in those situations. What strikes me about this attack (and also 9/11 and Oklahoma C...

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