Obama Heads for Hawaii, U.S. Warns of Terror Threat

The more things change....President Obama left for Hawaii today on his Christmas vacation. The U.S. warns Americans to be cautious of terror attacks over the Christmas holiday.

The attack in Rome was the work of anarchists, not al Qaeda.

Over in Somalia, the two largest militant groups, al-Shabab and Hizbul Islam, announced they are merging and "threatened attacks against the African Union peacekeeping force in Mogadishu as well as attacks in Uganda and Burundi."

And the CIA forms a task force to investigate the impact of Wikileaks -- with an appropriate name: WTF.

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    Plus ca change, indeed (none / 0) (#1)
    by shoephone on Thu Dec 23, 2010 at 07:21:36 PM EST
    I am -- for lack of a better phrase -- utterly burned out on the government machine that never seems to really change course, no matter who sits at the helm. The military-industrial complex has morphed into the military-corporate-surveillance complex, and it's tentacles just keep reaching and digging into everything we do, say, and think. When this year ends next week, I will have had my fill of the intrusions on my constitutional rights, continued or expanded by our "audacious" president.

    We are all Kdog now!

    Not to nit pick... (none / 0) (#2)
    by kdog on Fri Dec 24, 2010 at 08:54:42 AM EST
    but its the military-corporate-surveillance-prison-aggresive debt collection complex shoe.

    I'd be much happier if I was just a crackpot, but these bastards we keep putting in charge insist on making me look like I have a clue:)


    (Bangs head) (none / 0) (#4)
    by shoephone on Fri Dec 24, 2010 at 05:58:31 PM EST
    I knew I left out something.

    Merry Christmas!


    good thing kdog turns (none / 0) (#3)
    by oculus on Fri Dec 24, 2010 at 05:36:56 PM EST
    Out to be a really nice plus interesting guy. What's w/special search of insulated containers. Commuter mugs?  Coolers containing human organs for transplant?