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Colorado ACFEI Member's Homeland Security Weblog  

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Boob bombs: breast implants suicide bomb a threat to aviation

Security checks at Heathrow Airport have been beefed up this past week following “credible” intelligence that al Qaeda operatives may use a new method to attack airlines flying out of London: explosives concealed in breast implants. This would not the … Continue reading

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Polls: Sandy Hook Exploited for Political Purposes; Americans Should be Allowed to Own ‘Assault Weapons’

A new Reason-Rupe poll found that more than half of the respondents (52 percent) believe politicians are exploiting the Sandy Hook tragedy, and that more than half also believe eligible citizens should be allowed to own so-called “assault rifles.” The … Continue reading

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December, January the top two months in terms of gun purchases in U.S.

New figures released by the FBI show that Americans, during December and January, have been buying guns in record numbers. Analysts say that behind the surge in gun purchases are two events: the Newtown, Connecticut mass shooting and the moves … Continue reading

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States’ rights

I affirm that (with the sole exception of duties on imports and exports) they [the states] would, under the plan of the convention, retain that authority in the most absolute and unqualified sense; and that an attempt on the part … Continue reading

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Boy Scout Update

Mark Alexander’s “Letter to an Eagle Scout” received broad support from Patriots across the nation last week. Mr. Alexander offered this postscript to that letter over the weekend: By way of followup to my Letter to and Eagle Scout, if … Continue reading

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We Lost a Patriot

 “[A] good moral character is the first essential in a man.” –George Washington Chris Kyle, Rest In Peace Former Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, a Patriot from Texas and author of the outstanding book, “American Sniper,” was killed Saturday while assisting … Continue reading

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Report: Iran, Hezbollah terror threat rising

Iran’s elite Quds Force and Hezbollah militants are learning from a series of botched terror attacks over the past two years and pose a growing threat to the U.S. and other Western targets as well as Israel, a prominent counterterrorism … Continue reading

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Promising substance for better cyanide antidote for terrorist attacks

In an advance toward closing a major gap in defenses against terrorist attacks and other mass casualty events, scientists are reporting discovery of a promising substance that could be the basis for development of a better antidote for cyanide poisoning. In … Continue reading

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