Terrorism

Obama: GOP Rhetoric Helps ISIS Recruitment [VIDEO]

Speaking today in Manila, President Obama declared that the GOP’s anti-immigrant rhetoric is a “potent recruitment tool” for ISIS. Via the Washington Post: Obama was responding to recent calls from Republicans, including presidential candidates Jeb Bush and Sen. Ted Cruz (Tex.), to block Syrian refugees’ entrance into the United States. Bush and Cruz have suggested welcoming Christian refugees, but not ...

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RUSSIA: Authorities Confirm Jetliner Was Brought Down By Terrorism, Offer $50M Reward For Information

CNN reports: The Russian passenger jet that crashed over Sinai, Egypt, was brought down by a bomb estimated to contain 1 kilogram (2.2 pounds) of explosives, the head of the Russian Federal Security Service said Tuesday, and the Russian government is offering a $50 million reward for information about those who brought it down. The government had initially resisted the ...

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REPORT: German Soccer Stadium Evacuated After Explosives-Filled Ambulance Found Outside
UPDATE: Report Judged False Regarding Ambulance

UPDATE: The earlier report has been determined to be partially false and the New York Daily News has amended their initial report excerpted below. The New York Daily News reports: Police found an ambulance filled with explosives outside a canceled soccer match in Hanover, Germany, immediately invoking fears of another terror attack like last week’s massacre in Paris, according to ...

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Teabagistan Headline Of The Day

According to the website of former Rep. Allen West, that Charlie Sheen is HIV+ will be a recruitment tool for ISIS. Seriously. From the site: I must tell you this Sheen story has put me over the edge. No WONDER the Islamists of ISIS laugh at us. No wonder they call us infidels in our land of “prostitution and vice.” ...

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19 Governors: No Refugees In My State

ABC News reports: A growing number of states are refusing to take in Syrian refugees amid heightened security concerns following Friday’s terrorist attacks in Paris, but they may have no choice but to accept them, according to a State Department spokesman. Michigan and Alabama were the first states in the country to refuse relocating Syrian refugees on Sunday, and they ...

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John Oliver On ISIS: Fuck Them Sideways! [VIDEO]

Gothamist recaps: John Oliver took full advantage of the linguistic freedoms afforded by HBO to unload an incredulous, obscenity-filled rant against the perpetrators of the deadly terrorist attacks in Paris on Friday night. Kicking off his Sunday broadcast of “Last Week Tonight,” Oliver warned viewers that their ears were about to be scorched by a “moment of premium cable profanity,” ...

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The Eiffel Tower Is Illuminated Once More

After a weekend of darkness, the Eiffel Tower today came back to life in the colors of the French flag.

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France To Propose Suspension Of EU Open Borders

The Telegraph reports: France is to call for an effective suspension of the Schengen Agreement on open borders across Europe this week, as it demands other European nations begin border identity checks inside Europe’s free movement zone, diplomatic sources have confirmed to The Telegraph. The radical step follows the Friday-night massacre in Paris and will lead French proposals at an ...

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Enter The Paris Truthers [VIDEO]

Within hours of the massacre in Paris, YouTube began to light up with dozens of claims that like 9/11, Newtown, and other mass killings, the attacks in France were an elaborate Illuminati hoax meant to further the creation of the New World Order. And grab your guns. Or something. Example below.

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ISIS Threatens Attack On Washington

In a propaganda video issued today, ISIS has threatened to “strike America at its center in Washington.” The video, by an Iraqi sub-group calling itself Wilayat Kirkuk, uses television footage showing Francois Hollande speaking and police operations in the wake of the shooting and suicide bombings that killed at least 129 people in the French capital on Friday. It showed ...

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Madonna Cries For Paris [VIDEO]

Madonna halted her concert in Stockholm on Saturday night for a tearful declaration in support of Paris before launching into an acoustic version of Like A Prayer. TIME recaps: “It’s been very hard for me to get through this show up to this point and not forget about what happened last night, so I need to take this moment to ...

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Anonymous Declares “War” On ISIS [VIDEO]

Via the Mirror: Hacker group Anonymous have declared war against ISIS after the attacks in Paris on Friday night. Posting a video on YouTube, the group said it would use its knowledge to “unite humanity” and warned the terrorists to “expect us”. Behind their signature mask, a spokesperson speaking in French said: “Anonymous from all over the world will hunt ...

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REPORT: Paris Terrorists Were “Fake Refugees”

All of Teabagistan is celebrating with “we told you” headlines this morning after French authorities revealed that at least two of the Paris terrorists had gained entry to the country by posing as Syrian refugees. The Daily Mail reports: It is believed two of the bombers were carrying Syrian passports. At least two others are believed to be French while ...

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Today’s Most Popular Cartoon In Teabagistan

This panel by Arizona Republic political cartoonist Steve Benson is being headlined today on many right wing sites and has been shared about 400,000 times on Facebook.

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Ted Cruz On Fox News: Obama “Does Not Wish To Defend This Country” From Terrorists [VIDEO]

The Guardian recaps today’s predictable reaction by Ted Cruz: Speaking to reporters ahead of a “rally for religious liberty” in Greenville, South Carolina, Cruz said of the victims of the Paris attacks: “They were not injured by some faceless menace. They were not injured by some abstract and inchoate violent extremism. “They were injured by radical Islamic terrorism, an evil ...

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CBS News Changes Focus Of Tonight’s Second Democratic Debate In Wake Of Paris Attacks

The three remaining Democratic candidates for president will debate in Iowa tonight where the questions will now center on terrorism. The New York Times reports: In the hours after the deadly attacks in Paris, CBS News significantly reworked its plans for the Democratic presidential debate it is hosting here on Saturday night to focus more on issues of terrorism, national ...

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BRITAIN: Defiant David Cameron Vows Solidarity With France, Warns Of Terror Threat In UK [VIDEO]

The BBC reports: David Cameron has warned “we must be prepared for a number of British casualties” after nearly 130 people died in “brutal” attacks in Paris. The UK PM, who convened a Cobra emergency response committee meeting on Saturday, said Britain’s terror threat level remained at “severe”, but the Paris attacks would prompt a review. He also said “however ...

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Today’s Front Pages From Around The World

Click through for a look at today’s horrified front pages from newspapers around the world.

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Hollande: This Was An Islamist Act Of War By ISIS And France’s Response Will Be “Merciless” [VIDEO]

This morning French president Francois Hollande addressed his nation, calling last night’s attack an Islamist act of war by ISIS. NBC News reports: French President Francois Hollande vowed a “merciless” response to the deadliest attacks on the country’s soil since World War II as ISIS claimed responsibility Saturday for a coordinated assault on Paris. A state of emergency was declared ...

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