Daily Beast: Al Qaeda Plot Foiled Through Intercepted Conference Call

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The Al Qaeda terror plot that was disrupted this week, targeting cities and oil pipelines in Yemen, was apparently exposed when top Al Qaeda leaders participated in a conference call that was intercepted by US intelligence, according to The Daily Beast.

The crucial intercept that prompted the U.S. government to close embassies in 22 countries was a conference call between al Qaeda’s senior leaders and representatives of several of the group’s affiliates throughout the region.

The intercept provided the U.S. intelligence community with a rare glimpse into how al Qaeda’s leader, Ayman al-Zawahiri, manages a global organization that includes affiliates in Africa, the Middle East, and southwest and southeast Asia.

Several news outlets reported Monday on an intercepted communication last week between Zawahiri and Nasser al-Wuhayshi, the leader of al Qaeda’s affiliate based in Yemen. But The Daily Beast has learned that the discussion between the two al Qaeda leaders happened in a conference call that included the leaders or representatives of the top leadership of al Qaeda and its affiliates calling in from different locations, according to three U.S. officials familiar with the intelligence. All told, said one U.S. intelligence official, more than 20 al Qaeda operatives were on the call. …

Al Qaeda members included representatives or leaders from Nigeria’s Boko Haram, the Pakistani Taliban, al Qaeda in Iraq, al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb, and more obscure al Qaeda affiliates such as the Uzbekistan branch. Also on the call were representatives of aspiring al Qaeda affiliates such as al Qaeda in the Sinai Peninsula, according to a U.S. intelligence official. The presence of aspiring al Qaeda affiliates operating in the Sinai was one reason the State Department closed the U.S. Embassy in Tel Aviv, according to one U.S. intelligence official. “These guys already proved they could hit Eilat. It’s not out of the range of possibilities that they could hit us in Tel Aviv,” the official said.

And thanks to Edward Snowden and Glenn Greenwald, this is probably the last time we’ll be able to pull off this trick.

Al Qaeda leaders had assumed the conference calls, which give Zawahiri the ability to manage his organization from a remote location, were secure. But leaks about the original intercepts have likely exposed the operation that allowed the U.S. intelligence community to listen in on the al Qaeda board meetings.

A look around the web and Twitter shows that Greenwald and his army of apologists are already casting doubt on this report and suggesting it was leaked to the Daily Beast’s reporters in order to shore up the case for NSA surveillance. Of course. Once you start down Conspiracy Theory Avenue, you discover that there are no turn-offs.

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1 Eclectic Cyborg  Wed, Aug 7, 2013 11:57:14am

So is the Daily Beast a reliable source? I saw it pop up on a Google News feed the other day and for some reason thought it was a wingnut site.

2 Vicious Babushka  Wed, Aug 7, 2013 11:58:56am

re: #1 Eclectic Cyborg

So is the Daily Beast a reliable source? I saw it pop up on a Google News feed the other day and for some reason thought it was a wingnut site.

Charles has written for the Daily Beast.

3 Backwoods_Sleuth  Wed, Aug 7, 2013 11:59:18am

I am getting so weary of GG and the Snowchild…

4 Eclectic Cyborg  Wed, Aug 7, 2013 12:00:27pm

re: #2 Vicious Babushka

Charles has written for the Daily Beast.

Hmm, I guess maybe I had it mixed up with another site. I seem to remember a site called the Daily something-or-other that was just RW garbage.

5 erik_t  Wed, Aug 7, 2013 12:00:53pm

Yeah but at least thirteen of those senior leaders and representatives had the conference call on mute and were MST3King the plans all the way through. Two more were doodling, or drooling in their sleep.

One final representative forgot the [mute] step. We have heard nothing further on his whereabouts or safety.

/not sure if

6 erik_t  Wed, Aug 7, 2013 12:01:20pm

re: #4 Eclectic Cyborg

Hmm, I guess maybe I had it mixed up with another site. I seem to remember a site called the Daily something-or-other that was just RW garbage.

Daily Caller, Tucker Carlson’s spittlebucket.

7 Mike Lamb  Wed, Aug 7, 2013 12:02:24pm

Let’s just stipulate right now that intercepting a conference call among foreign targets is not a justification for warrantless (or otherwise unlawful) domestic surveillance (which, of course, has not been shown to have occurred in any way, shape or form). Happy now, GG, et al.?

8 Gus  Wed, Aug 7, 2013 12:04:22pm

re: #6 erik_t

Daily Caller, Tucker Carlson’s spittlebucket.

I get these confused sometimes as well. Daily Caller, Daily Beast, Peter King, Steve King.

9 Bulworth  Wed, Aug 7, 2013 12:04:22pm

Dudebro response:

1. Of course we don’t oppose intercepting calls like these on foreign soil between known terrorists.
2. But we will never be free until the NSA and CIA are disbanded.

//

10 prairiefire  Wed, Aug 7, 2013 12:07:04pm

I doubt that Greenwald will be able to make his back out of this rabbit hole.

11 b.d.  Wed, Aug 7, 2013 12:07:52pm

Once you go whack you never go back.

12 Bulworth  Wed, Aug 7, 2013 12:08:55pm

1. There was no AlQ conference call.
2. There was no AlQ plot
3. FALSE FLAG!!
4. Bring Snowden HOME!!!
5. Death to the NSA/CIA!!!

///

13 BongCrodny  Wed, Aug 7, 2013 12:09:38pm

re: #6 erik_t

Daily Caller, Tucker Carlson’s spittlebucket.

You’re being much too kind in your description.

14 ProTARDISLiberal  Wed, Aug 7, 2013 12:09:47pm

re: #9 Bulworth

I am fully behind giving the Libertarians the appelation of Dudebro.

I have met numerous Libertarian men. Only two libertarian women. And I’m hoping the one who is a teacher will become wiser as time goes on, and she sees the impact of laissez-faire policies on children.

I would use that as a political weapon, but I haven’t quite gotten to the point that I would be comfortable with that.

15 lawhawk  Wed, Aug 7, 2013 12:10:00pm

Greenwald and his sycophants will continue to claim conspiracies are behind the terror alert, the UAV attacks in Yemen, and the subsequent revelations that the alerts were due to intercepted communications.

My concern though is not that Greenwald revealed NSA spying in this particular case though (everyone should know that they spy already - that’s their job and mandate to eavesdrop on electronic communications worldwide). It’s that someone within the Administration decided to leak the specifics about this particular plot and that we wont be able to repeat the use of this particular method/system going forward.

The Daily Beast has learned that the discussion between the two al Qaeda leaders happened in a conference call that included the leaders or representatives of the top leadership of al Qaeda and its affiliates calling in from different locations, according to three U.S. officials familiar with the intelligence. All told, said one U.S. intelligence official, more than 20 al Qaeda operatives were on the call.

Now, it’s possible that the officials and NSA believed they wouldn’t be able to use this particular method or make this intercept again, so they weren’t revealing anything that would compromise future plans (or they want AQ to think that they’re not going to have that ability going forward), but the coincidence of multiple UAV strikes in Yemen in short order indicates that the US acted upon this intel.

Greenwald will continue to Greenwald - trying to make the recent alerts a response to his reporting on Snowden’s leaks. His ego is writing checks his actual reporting can’t sustain - all the modifiers and limitations included (eg: the warrants are necessary for US citizens and repeated claims that hypothetical abuses are actually occurring with no actual evidence).

16 Bulworth  Wed, Aug 7, 2013 12:10:57pm

re: #8 Gus

It’s going to get worser: There’s a teabagger Bircher in GA leading the anti-immigrant jihad

nytimes.com

17 Bulworth  Wed, Aug 7, 2013 12:11:27pm

re: #16 Bulworth

Some dude named D.A. King. What is it with these King guys?

18 NJDhockeyfan  Wed, Aug 7, 2013 12:11:50pm

That’s great news that we were able to do that however now that Snowden with the help of Greenwald exposed a lot of the NSA surveillance techniques we might not be so lucky to know ahead of time of another planned massive terror attack. This seriously sucks.

19 Bulworth  Wed, Aug 7, 2013 12:12:28pm

This is all just a bunch of crap and slime to silence GG. //

20 geoffm33  Wed, Aug 7, 2013 12:12:40pm

re: #17 Bulworth

Some dude named D.A. King. What is it with these King guys?

Just further proof that Martin Luther KING Jr. was a Republican.

21 Mike Lamb  Wed, Aug 7, 2013 12:14:13pm

And continuing a theme from the thread below (and I apologize if it’s too soon to go “off topic” on a fresh thread), just for the sake of argument, let’s stipulate that the Democratic party has a racist heritage stemming from the Civil War (and years prior); that Democrats opposed the CRA; and whatever other arguments are being made by the “We Aren’t the Real Racist” Crew.

Now, having said that, riddle me this:

1. Which party is enacting voter ID laws that disproportionately disenfranchises minorities?

2. Which party is arguing that African Americans don’t have the ability to make an informed decision at the polls (i.e. the derp-tastic tweet that African Americans are slaves at the polls) or that they need to be “led” from the “nanny state” which once again implies that African Americans can’t possibly make an informed decision about their political self-interest?

3. Which party has to hold up Condoleeza Rice, Ben Carson, Clarence Thomas, Michael Steele, etc., as living, breathing symbols of “See, I have a black friend, I can’t be racist!”

4. How do the states with the long-standing race relations issues currently vote? Why are the Southern states the reddest of red?

5. When was the last Democratic party leader (at the local, state or federal level) that was caught emailing horrifically racist photoshopped images?

6. Which party “doth protest too much” whenever anything related to race is mentioned?

Anything else I’m missing?

22 Feline Fearless Leader  Wed, Aug 7, 2013 12:16:04pm

re: #20 geoffm33

Just further proof that Martin Luther KING Jr. was a Republican.

How about Don King?

23 Gus  Wed, Aug 7, 2013 12:16:38pm
24 lawhawk  Wed, Aug 7, 2013 12:16:55pm

There’s also reporting that the Daily Beast report was meant to cover for other sources behind the alert - including a potential US asset in on the call.

Within hours of publication, however, a bevy of national security journalists began casting doubts on the leaked information contained within the Beast’s report. Two theories were quickly born. Adam Goldman of the Associated Press wondered if the leak was manufactured to protect human intelligence (that is, a leaker within al Qaeda), while Ken Delanian of the Los Angeles Times suggested that it was intended to glorify the NSA’s signals intelligence capabilities at a politically vulnerable moment. Barton Gellman of the Washington Post, meanwhile, failed to see how the entire story — the leak, the method of intercept, and the contents of the call — added up.

It’s hard to believe that there was a conference call of any kind when that’s a method that al Qaeda has shunned for years. OBL was notoriously difficult to find because he relied on messenger couriers to deliver messages to others in the terror group. Why would they suddenly rely on a conference call that greatly increases the chances of any/all participants being shadowed by UAVs.

—-

And that may be exactly the reason that AQ held the “conference call” because they were hoping to catch the US off guard and communicate its plans quicker than they could by other means.

Frankly, I’m leaning towards this being a cover for a human intel asset within al Qaeda (not the first time we’ve apparently done this- which gave US security intel on a plane bomb plot).

25 Interesting Times  Wed, Aug 7, 2013 12:18:48pm

re: #8 Gus

I get these confused sometimes as well. Daily Caller, Daily Beast, Peter King, Steve King.

Daily Caller likes to lie,
Run by douchebag in bow tie

Daily Beast is run by Brown
Who once owned Newsweek, now gone down

Peter King shrieks about Islam
But about the IRA, no qualms.

Steve King is from the Hawkeye State
Hispanics make him quite irate

26 Bulworth  Wed, Aug 7, 2013 12:20:06pm

Twitter tells me the teabaggers are boycotting Ebony magazine because of Travon covers or something. Just another outreach special brought to you by the descendents of the John Birch society.

27 Decatur Deb  Wed, Aug 7, 2013 12:20:59pm

re: #24 lawhawk

…snip. Why would they suddenly rely on a conference call that greatly increases the chances of any/all participants being shadowed by UAVs.

You called?

reuters.com

28 geoffm33  Wed, Aug 7, 2013 12:21:58pm

re: #22 Feline Fearless Leader

How about Don King?

dammit

29 Lidane  Wed, Aug 7, 2013 12:23:33pm

re: #22 Feline Fearless Leader

How about Don King?

Don King’s hair is its own political party.

30 HappyWarrior  Wed, Aug 7, 2013 12:23:39pm

re: #21 Mike Lamb

And continuing a theme from the thread below (and I apologize if it’s too soon to go “off topic” on a fresh thread), just for the sake of argument, let’s stipulate that the Democratic party has a racist heritage stemming from the Civil War (and years prior); that Democrats opposed the CRA; and whatever other arguments are being made by the “We Aren’t the Real Racist” Crew.

Now, having said that, riddle me this:

1. Which party is enacting voter ID laws that disproportionately disenfranchises minorities?

2. Which party is arguing that African Americans don’t have the ability to make an informed decision at the polls (i.e. the derp-tastic tweet that African Americans are slaves at the polls) or that they need to be “led” from the “nanny state” which once again implies that African Americans can’t possibly make an informed decision about their political self-interest?

3. Which party has to hold up Condoleeza Rice, Ben Carson, Clarence Thomas, Michael Steele, etc., as living, breathing symbols of “See, I have a black friend, I can’t be racist!”

4. How do the states with the long-standing race relations issues currently vote? Why are the Southern states the reddest of red?

5. When was the last Democratic party leader (at the local, state or federal level) that was caught emailing horrifically racist photoshopped images?

6. Which party “doth protest too much” whenever anything related to race is mentioned?

Anything else I’m missing?

Hammer meet nail, this is a good post.

31 calochortus  Wed, Aug 7, 2013 12:24:25pm

re: #26 Bulworth

Twitter tells me the teabaggers are boycotting Ebony magazine because of Travon covers or something. Just another outreach special brought to you by the descendents of the John Birch society.

Teabaggers were reading Ebony? Really? So now they can boycott it?

32 HappyWarrior  Wed, Aug 7, 2013 12:24:40pm

re: #26 Bulworth

Twitter tells me the teabaggers are boycotting Ebony magazine because of Travon covers or something. Just another outreach special brought to you by the descendents of the John Birch society.

They were reading Ebony before this cover? Something tells me that a product has to be used before for a boycott to be effective, i.e. the Montegomery bus boycotts.

33 Decatur Deb  Wed, Aug 7, 2013 12:25:27pm

re: #31 calochortus

Teabaggers were reading Ebony? Really? So now they can boycott it?

They’re wild for the okra recipes.

34 calochortus  Wed, Aug 7, 2013 12:25:52pm

re: #32 HappyWarrior

Yeah, it’s like me “boycotting” Sports Illustrated.

35 EPR-radar  Wed, Aug 7, 2013 12:26:54pm

re: #26 Bulworth

Twitter tells me the teabaggers are boycotting Ebony magazine because of Travon covers or something. Just another outreach special brought to you by the descendents of the John Birch society.

FTFY

36 HappyWarrior  Wed, Aug 7, 2013 12:27:05pm

re: #34 calochortus

Yeah, it’s like me “boycotting” Sports Illustrated.

Yeah, it’s counter-productive. But if they want to feel self-important, to quote the president, please proceed.

37 calochortus  Wed, Aug 7, 2013 12:27:49pm

re: #36 HappyWarrior

Yeah, it’s counter-productive. But if they want to feel self-important, to quote the president, please proceed.

Quite so.

38 Gus  Wed, Aug 7, 2013 12:28:13pm
39 geoffm33  Wed, Aug 7, 2013 12:28:38pm
40 lawhawk  Wed, Aug 7, 2013 12:29:43pm

On and on it goes. Where creationism stops, no one knows.

41 calochortus  Wed, Aug 7, 2013 12:31:43pm

re: #40 lawhawk

On and on it goes. Where creationism stops, no one knows.

[Embedded content]

Didn’t Kitzmiller v. Dover kind of answer that question for PA at a federal level?

42 drool  Wed, Aug 7, 2013 12:32:16pm

Boko Haram….isn’t that Robin Trower’s old band?

43 wrenchwench  Wed, Aug 7, 2013 12:32:49pm

re: #27 Decatur Deb

You called?

reuters.com

Somebody’s going to get hurt on all that gold braid.

44 Justanotherhuman  Wed, Aug 7, 2013 12:32:59pm

I really don’t give a good goddamn how the information was obtained.

If it stopped attacks and saved innocent lives, no matter what nationality, so much the better.

Tired of Snowald trying to second-guess everything, as if they are the ultimate masters of spycraft and don’t recognize the damage they’re causing to the security of this country, and of others.

45 HappyWarrior  Wed, Aug 7, 2013 12:33:12pm

re: #40 lawhawk

On and on it goes. Where creationism stops, no one knows.

[Embedded content]

We’ve got one group of people in this country who want to live in 2013 and others who want to live in 1813.

46 Eclectic Cyborg  Wed, Aug 7, 2013 12:35:03pm

re: #6 erik_t

Daily Caller, Tucker Carlson’s spittlebucket.

That’s it! Thanks.

47 HappyWarrior  Wed, Aug 7, 2013 12:35:04pm

re: #44 Justanotherhuman

I really don’t give a good goddamn how the information was obtained.

If it stopped attacks and saved innocent lives, no matter what nationality, so much the better.

Tired of Snowald trying to second-guess everything, as if they are the ultimate masters of spycraft and don’t recognize the damage they’re causing to the security of this country, and of others.

I want to know how Snowden, GG, and the others expect us to prevent terrorist attacks. Of course, I imagine that wondering that alone will get the old Ben Franklin quote as a strawman because who am I a mere mortal to suggest that we may need some form of security.

48 Justanotherhuman  Wed, Aug 7, 2013 12:36:37pm

re: #42 drool

Boko Haram….isn’t that Robin Trower’s old band?

I don’t know, but I used to really groove to this album back in the day: Youtube Video

49 lawhawk  Wed, Aug 7, 2013 12:38:14pm

re: #41 calochortus

You would think so, but that doesn’t mean that they’re not going to try and distinguish creationism from intelligent design, which was found in Kitzmiller to not be science and therefore couldn’t be included in a science classroom.

Their plan is throw as much against the wall and see what sticks. They’re hoping to get one of these kinds of laws passed and upheld on judicial review.

50 prairiefire  Wed, Aug 7, 2013 12:38:26pm

re: #23 Gus

[Embedded content]

Oh, noez! They aren’t really there!//

51 Gus  Wed, Aug 7, 2013 12:41:35pm

re: #50 prairiefire

Oh, noez! They aren’t really there!//

52 Ian G.  Wed, Aug 7, 2013 12:41:51pm

re: #23 Gus

Wingnuts heads a-splode. After all, in their fantasyland where the tyrant Obama is overthrown by oath-keeping patriots, the military has their back.

I’m guessing that the many, many Latino and African-American Marines don’t hold Rush Limbaugh views of the President.

53 Feline Fearless Leader  Wed, Aug 7, 2013 12:42:32pm

re: #41 calochortus

Didn’t Kitzmiller v. Dover kind of answer that question for PA at a federal level?

Won’t stop them from re-wording it and trying again. This still appears to be a growth area for lawyers.

54 calochortus  Wed, Aug 7, 2013 12:43:01pm

re: #49 lawhawk

I suppose they haven’t got anything better to do, but at least when we lived in PA they would have died rather than offer a class that allowed for the discussion of philosophy, they can’t teach religious tenets, and ID is now established as being religious rather than scientific, so I don’t know where they’d put it.
There is such a thing as “release time” where kids have to be let out of class on school time to go across the street to a non-school building to be taught religion, but that is voluntary (though in our district 90% of the kids participated.)

55 HappyWarrior  Wed, Aug 7, 2013 12:43:22pm

buzzfeed.com
Fucking assholes, by the way the movie if you haven’t seen it yet is great. I’d recommend it even if you don’t like baseball or sports since Robinson paved the way for African Americans in other fields too.

56 EPR-radar  Wed, Aug 7, 2013 12:44:23pm

re: #45 HappyWarrior

We’ve got one group of people in this country who want to live in 2013 and others who want to live in 1813.

Young earth creationism was almost as stupid in 1813 as it is today.

57 Ian G.  Wed, Aug 7, 2013 12:45:30pm

re: #45 HappyWarrior

We’ve got one group of people in this country who want to live in 2013 and others who want to live in 1813.

Speaking of people from 1813 (well, this quote is actually from 1816):

I am not an advocate for frequent changes in laws and Constitutions. But laws and institutions must go hand in hand with the progress of the human mind. As that becomes more developed, more enlightened, as new discoveries are made, new truths discovered and manners and opinions change, with the change of circumstances, institutions must advance also to keep pace with the times. We might as well require a man to wear still the coat which fitted him when a boy as civilized society to remain ever under the regimen of their barbarous ancestors.

I wonder what Thomas Jefferson would think of the tea party clowns who quite clearly think that the 18th century was some sort of Utopia in the United States? Because Jefferson clearly didn’t see it that way, and quite perceptively understood how much better things would be for all people in 100, 200 years time.

58 HappyWarrior  Wed, Aug 7, 2013 12:46:22pm

re: #56 EPR-radar

Young earth creationism was almost as stupid in 1813 as it is today.

True that was after the Enlightenment.

59 Gus  Wed, Aug 7, 2013 12:46:22pm

More double plus fun for the RWNJs.

60 HappyWarrior  Wed, Aug 7, 2013 12:48:05pm

re: #57 Ian G.

Speaking of people from 1813 (well, this quote is actually from 1816):

I wonder what Thomas Jefferson would think of the tea party clowns who quite clearly think that the 18th century was some sort of Utopia in the United States? Because Jefferson clearly didn’t see it that way, and quite perceptively understood how much better things would be for all people in 100, 200 years time.

Anyone who thinks the 18th and 19th century was America’s golden age is either clueless of a straight white Christian male with no disability. I am glad to be able to live in the time where I do because with my Asperger’s, life would have been much harder in the past and it’s thanks to progressivism that my life is better than it would have been in the past.

61 Lidane  Wed, Aug 7, 2013 12:49:52pm
62 Lidane  Wed, Aug 7, 2013 12:50:42pm

Closure for his victims and their families:

63 Gus  Wed, Aug 7, 2013 12:55:42pm
64 Charles Johnson  Wed, Aug 7, 2013 12:56:08pm

re: #24 lawhawk

That sounds plausible, but there’s no way for us to really know. I do think it’s quite possible that the story of the conference call is true, though; the power of stupidity is very real in this world, and Al Qaeda isn’t immune to it.

65 Ian G.  Wed, Aug 7, 2013 12:56:29pm

re: #55 HappyWarrior

Sigh.

Just a friendly reminder that racism ain’t gone up north, just because we don’t fly Confederate flags.

66 A Mom Anon  Wed, Aug 7, 2013 12:57:43pm

re: #16 Bulworth

So he’s in his 60’s, quit his job a decade ago to “fight immigration”, has mortgaged his house THREE times, has nearly no money left, is living off donations, is concerned those donations seem to be dwindling, and is spending money on billboards for his cause…. In 6 months, when he’s about to lose his house, will he ask for a government handout, end up shooting the sheriffs who come to evict him, or will he have an epiphany and realize he’s been a racist douchebag who’s been fear mongered into poverty? Good God, talk about cutting off your nose to spite your face. Marietta GA. Cobb County, one of the richest counties in the state. Where whites are still the majority. If it weren’t so pathetic it might be sad.

67 Lidane  Wed, Aug 7, 2013 12:59:44pm
68 Feline Fearless Leader  Wed, Aug 7, 2013 1:03:53pm

re: #64 Charles Johnson

That sounds plausible, but there’s no way for us to really know. I do think it’s quite possible that the story of the conference call is true, though; the power of stupidity is very real in this world, and Al Qaeda isn’t immune to it.

They just did a random drawing at the end of the meeting to decide who would get the “#2 Al Qaeda chief in Yemen” title and the big bullseye target for Hellfire missiles.

69 HappyWarrior  Wed, Aug 7, 2013 1:04:06pm

re: #65 Ian G.

Sigh.

Just a friendly reminder that racism ain’t gone up north, just because we don’t fly Confederate flags.

We still have a long way to go- north and south both. Tired of racism. I know some shit will never go away but goddamn it.

70 HappyWarrior  Wed, Aug 7, 2013 1:07:10pm

re: #62 Lidane

Closure for his victims and their families:

[Embedded content]

Definitely the smart move. I don’t get why some people are obsessed with getting souvenirs from such hellish places.

71 Mattand  Wed, Aug 7, 2013 1:59:33pm

re: #26 Bulworth

Twitter tells me the teabaggers are boycotting Ebony magazine because of Travon covers or something. Just another outreach special brought to you by the descendents of the John Birch society.

Because if there’s one group that makes up a sizable chunk of Ebony’s audience, it’s the lily white Tea Baggers.

72 DHStone  Wed, Aug 7, 2013 2:25:29pm

re: #4 Eclectic Cyborg

You’re probably thinking of the Daily Caller, edited by perpetually preppy right-wing mouthpiece Tucker Carlson.


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Massive Big Sur Slide May Keep Highway 1 Closed for a Year “It’s definitely breathtaking, it’s definitely massive,” she said of the landslide caused by millions of tons of dirt and rock tumbling down the coastal hillside. Officials say the slide created a new 16-acre land mass sticking out from the ...
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The Major’s #MemorialDay Message (Especially for #Millenials) for 2017 Well, The Major’s meat-space doppelganger has FINALLY, after decades, gotten the proper medication to treat his ailment! And the best part? It feels like it’s actually working! (Say Hallelujia!) It’s almost like “The Sleeper Has Awakened!”… Now by now, ...
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YOUR TAX DOLLARS at HATE: ICE Has Made Over 41,000 Arrests in Trump’s First 100 Days  n the first 100 days that Donald Trump has been in office, arrests for immigration violations have increased 38 percent over to the same period in 2016, according to figures Immigration and Customs Enforcement released Wednesday. More than ...
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Mike Pence and the Delicate Art of Protest.blog.timesunion.comHOFFMAN FILESMike Pence and the delicate art of protest.By Rob Hoffman on May 25, 2017 at 5:30 AM3Is there a right that is more fundamental to being an American than the right to peaceably assemble? Its prominence in the Bill ...
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