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The CAIR Effect: See something, do nothing by Michelle Malkin Creators Syndicate Copyright 2015 As news of the San Bernardino jihadist shootings blared on airport TVs, I spotted a TSA monitor flashing the now ubiquitous message: "If you SEE something, SAY something." The warning should be followed with a big "LOL" and a winky-blinky, just-kidding... Read More
John Doe S.O.S.
There are risks and costs to being a John Doe. Vigilance against terrorism in an age of political correctness will open you up to lawsuits, CAIR witch hunts, public recriminations--or worse. You can stand up or submit. At PJM, Annie Jacobsen "has the harrowing tale of what happened when a Good Samaritan was transformed into... Read More
Several MSM outlets got a hold of a joint FBI-DHS homeland security bulletin warning of potential shoe bomb attacks. ABC News: CBS: The joint FBI-Homeland Security bulletin, obtained by CBS News today, bluntly warns that terrorists are still working to use "modified footwear as a concealment method for explosive devices," CBS News correspondent Bob Orr... Read More
Which one are you?
My column this week is on John Doe in post-9/11 America. Excerpt: "If only." Those are the verbal crutches America must discard in a post-9/11 world. If only the State Department hadn't been so sloppy in issuing visas to the 9/11 hijackers. If only police and state troopers had been able to check the immigration... Read More
"Lan astaslem."
Update 1:30pm Eastern. Memorial photo of the day comes from Iraq, via MNF-I: The caption reads: Never Forget Task Force Marne Soldiers take time on the sixth anniversary of the attacks Sept. 11, 2001, for a remembrance ceremony at the Task Force Marne Headquarters. Camp Victory firefighters are also present to represent the emergency responders... Read More
"I heard the flight attendant say, 'Help me!'"
Update: Aviation Nation blogger and journalist Annie Jacobsen notes another incident on a separate Frontier Airlines flight. Via Fox News, here's your homeland insecurity story of the morning (hat tip - Roger). John Doe passengers helped restrain the suspiciously-acting passenger: The NYDailyNews has a photo of Bobb
See something, say something.
Update: Here's the Becket Fund press release. I just received notice from The Becket Fund: More info to come. A bit more detail: Activity in Case 0:07-cv-01513-ADM-AJB Shqeirat et al v. U. S. Airways Group, Inc. et al "Notice of Voluntary Dismissal" U.S. District Court District of Minnesota Notice of Electronic Filing The following transaction... Read More
"Possible danger? Political correctness! Paper fails duty."
Update 2:00pm Eastern. The Seattle P-I responds to the blogosphere. Monica Guzman announces there will be no haiku winner contest: Yep. We all know who the loser is, though: The paper still refuses to run the FBI photos. Update 11:15am Eastern. John Does are coming forward to assist the FBI. The feds say they have... Read More
Ferry-watching.
Take a close look: Readers in the Pacific Northwest alerted me to a highly unusual FBI bulletin. Via King5-TV: Isolated incident? "Racial profiling?" Unfounded paranoia? Only if you haven't been paying attention. Recall the Seattle Times investigation from 2004 on reports on jihadi probing of the ferry system: Groups of men, including one tied to... Read More
They claimed to have dropped the John Does from their discrimination lawsuit. The Becket Fund challenges them to do what...
The non-profit Becket Fund is putting pressure on the flying imams to drop John Doe whistleblowers from their discrimination lawsuit. Contrary to MSM reports (the Associated Press reported "Imams not suing flight passengers"), the citizen John Does are not off the hook. The Becket Fund has filed an amicus brief urging the court to dismiss... Read More
Exposing the campaign to silence John Doe whistleblowers in academia and public life.
You know that outrage you expressed over the flying imams/CAIR attempt to silence John Doe whistleblowers? Well, there are other whistleblowers--the whistleblowers exposing jihadists, their funders, and their ideological apologists--who could use some of that same public outrage and help. This week, we saw CAIR try to shut down Robert Spencer. The Young America's Foundation... Read More
Plus: CAIR's vision of the US capitol
The Becket Fund has filed an amicus brief on behalf of the citizen John Doe whistleblowers targeted by the flying imams: Here is the PDF of the brief. Update
No, we won't shut up.
I mentioned this in an earlier post this morning, but am breaking it out because it deserves a stand-alone. The John Doe amendment is officially alive, well, and incorporated into the homeland security conference report. The Democrats who opposed it will be remembered: Just a reminder--here's that Senate roll call vote on Susan Collins' John... Read More
Chee-bomber, chee-bomber. Plus: Whither the John Doe amendment?
NBC News obtained a TSA unclassified bulletin about possible airplane/airport dry runs by terrorists probing homeland security. What caught my eye were the photos of some of the suspicious devices taken by airport authorities: The report states that "individuals involved in these incidents were of varying gender." Oookay. Is that all they can tell us,... Read More
Audrey Hudson has a fresh report on the status of the John Doe amendment. Take heart and take action. It's not dead yet: "Democrats have been backed into a corner by public outrage over their efforts, so we are seeing these Democrats publicly say they support it in principle, but behind the scenes they are... Read More
Bumped...originally posted July 21, 2007 @ 22:12 Baron Bodissey at Gates of Vienna sends the Photoshop of the Week, dedicated to the "See Something, Shut Up" Democrats who blocked the John Doe amendment: An Army of Photoshoppers has been unleashed again. Justin Higgins sends this: Are We Lumberjacks: Reader William T. sends his contribution and... Read More
OUTRAGE: The Dems are carrying water for the CAIR crowd. Time to put pressure on Nancy and Harry to protect John Doe.
7/20 1:25pm update. Video of Rep. Pete King ripping the Dems over their opposition to the John Doe amendment. 7/20 9:30am update. Read Debra Burlingame: "We disarm ourselves when we succumb to political correctness - which encourages us to second guess our common sense and look the other way. It is an outrage that Pelosi... Read More
Thank you, Brian Morganstern, for stepping up to the plate.
A John Doe bill has just been introduced in Congress: WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressmen Stevan Pearce, along with Rep. Peter King and Rep. Bill Shuster, introduced a bill today that would protect those who come forward to report suspicious activity from frivolous civil liability prosecution. If passed, the bill, known commonly as the 'John Doe'... Read More
The NYPost has exclusive details about the John Doe hero who turned in the Jersey Jihadist suspects. He's a teenager who at first hesitated after watching the terror training video tape the suspects dropped off at Circuit City to convert to a DVD: He made the right decision. And for that, we should all be... Read More
Looking out for you I said it yesterday. I repeat it today: Thank you, whistleblower. Now, we know a bit more. He works at Circuit City: Indeed. From the Philly Inquirer: But remem
Lots of interesting info and tidbits coming in on the Fort Dix terrorist plot, so I'm starting a new post. Update: Clayton Cramer examines the gun law aspects of the case. As mentioned this morning, the criminal complaint states that jihadi suspect Serdar Tatar delivered pizza to Fort Dix and that his family owned a... Read More
Someone saw something and said something. No doubt CAIR's lawyers are getting ready to sue the John Does who spoke up when they saw this suspicious activity. Via DMN: Dallas police and federal terrorism officials are investigating two women, both dressed in camouflage pants under their traditional Muslim robes and scarves, who were seen conducting... Read More
Update: I am HuffPo. The left-wing blogosphere is up in arms over the John Doe movement and manifesto. It's telling, isn't it, that HuffPo and company are outraged not at CAIR and the litigious imams--but at me: Love how they show their racist stripes flinging racism charges at others. And how they hide behind their... Read More
Check out our Spartacus-inspired PSA in support of the citizen John Does threatened by CAIR and the litigious imams for reporting suspicious behavior: (Thanks to the cast and crew: Uncle Jimbo, Robert Spencer, Erick Stakelbeck, and Bryan Preston.) My column this week also covers the new John Doe movement and lays down the John Doe... Read More
House GOP strikes back at the litigious imams, reports the Washington Times in a web-only exclusive. Audrey Hudson writes: Hearing from a tipster that the the vote just happened and the motion to add the protective language passed 304 to 121. More at Jawa Report, Powerline. Ju
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