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The Right of the People to be Secure in their Persons, Houses, Papers, and Effects,
Against Unreasonable Searches and Seizures,
Shall Not Be Violated


Saturday, November 23, 2013

Upstate New York: A Pakistani Man Named Abbas Lodhi Murders His Entire Family

HYDE PARK — The last time they saw him, business owners who knew Abbas Lodhi say he seemed content.“He was happy,” Shirley Lansing, co-owner of L&L Assembly on Violet Avenue here, said of the Hyde Park pharmacist police say shot his wife and two sons before killing himself.Lodhi, 49, and his younger son, Zain Lodhi, 9, were found dead of gunshot wounds in a car in front of a Pleasant Valley supermarket Thursday, state police said. His elder son, Mujtabah Lodhi, 13, was found dead at the family residence in Pleasant Valley later that day.And on Friday, his wife, Sarwat Lodhi, 43, was found dead of a gunshot wound on Route 376 in Wappinger.Police described the incident as a murder-suicide.There were few signs of family strife, say the business owners who operated next to Hyde Park Pharmacy, a small, unassuming storefront in Haviland Shopping Center.State records show the business was established Jan. 26, 2010, and that Abbas Lodhi was licensed as a pharmacist in 1993. His license was current through March 31, 2014.“Great neighbor,” said Mark DeLucca, co-owner of Haviland Auto Repair. “Good customer. Very friendly.”Not as much is known about the victims, Sarwat, Mujtabah and Zain Lodhi.Sarwat Lodhi was a homemaker and was not employed, state police said.Abbas Lodhi enrolled his two sons in the Sunday Islamic School at the Al-Noor Mosque on All Angels Hill Road in the Town of Wappinger about two months ago, said Nasir Mahmood, who attends the mosque regularly.His two sons attended school in the Arlington Central School District. Mujtabah Lodhi was an eighth-grader at LaGrange Middle School. Zain Lodhi was in fourth grade at Joseph D’Aquanni West Road Intermediate School.Counseling was available Friday for all Arlington students, Superintendent Brendan Lyons said. Lyons said Arlington staff and students described Zain as a personable, hardworking student who was always smiling. Mujtabah Lodhi was described as kind, funny and athletic and was planning to try out for the basketball team, Lyons saidMahmood, who owns Pine Plains Pharmacy in Pine Plains, said he met Abbas Lodhi when he came to the area to open the pharmacy in Hyde Park.“He asked for advice and guidance,” Mahmood said.He said Abbas Lodhi seemed happy when he sold his pharmacy a few weeks ago and was thinking about opening another pharmacy.Jean McArthur, owner of Pay-less Oil and McArthur’s Wine and Liquors a few doors down from the pharmacy, said she knew the boys’ father as an “average guy trying to make a living.”“I am really in shock,” she said. “That’s not the same person that I knew from working with him in the business community. We just don’t know what goes on behind closed doors in their home life.”The business owners said Abbas Lodhi appeared committed to his family’s well-being. They said the family relocated from Goshen, Orange County, to Pleasant Valley because the long hours and commute were keeping him from his sons. Sometimes he slept at the pharmacy before the move, they said.“He was always complaining that he was not spending enough time with his kids,” Shirley Lansing said.They said he expanded into a vacant, neighboring store and did well selling prescriptions. But the retail business did not keep pace, they said. About three weeks ago he sold his business, they said. Inside the locked storefront, the shelves were bare.“He said he was in good shape financially,” said Melvin Lansing, Shirley’s husband and co-owner of L&L Assembly, next door to the pharmacy. “He made a profit on his house. He made money selling his business. He seemed happy.”Melvin Lansing said there was one possible sign of problems. He said Abbas Lodhi confided in him that his wife was suffering from “mental issues.”“He did tell me a few months ago that his wife had some type of mental issues. He was having concerns about that,” Melvin Lansing said.The Lansings said Abbas Lodhi had entertained the thought of moving back to Pakistan to be closer to family. They said he also was deeply saddened by the death of his father from cancer earlier this year.However, McArthur and the Lansings said Abbas Lodhi also was considering working as a pharmacist again, this time in LaGrangeville.“What could be so wrong in somebody’s life?” McArthur said. “I don’t understand it.”
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"FLEXIBILITY" - Obama orders ICBM squadron disbanded, silos filled

From Will at THE OTHER NEWS:

"FLEXIBILITY" - Obama orders ICBM squadron disbanded, silos filled.(INV).
Defense: Breaking yet another promise, this one to Congress, the administration jeopardizes our national security with plans to eliminate an entire squadron of intercontinental ballistic missiles and destroy its silos.
Yet another example of what President Obama meant in 2012 when he promised Russian President Dmitry Medvedev at the Nuclear Security Summit in Seoul, South Korea, that after his re-election he would have more "flexibility" on defense issues, comes on the news that an ICBM squadron would be scrapped to comply with the New START Treaty — even as both the Russians and Chinese deploy new ballistic missiles.

A document prepared by the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) and obtained by the Washington Free Beacon maps out a strategy to eliminate an ICBM squadron — and destroy its missile silos — by Dec. 5, 2017.

The military would begin removing ICBMs next October, after an environmental assessment is complete, and the silo elimination would begin in May 2016.

The fact is, as the Heritage Foundation notes, the U.S. does not need to eliminate an ICBM squadron to meet New START's limits. The State Department's Oct. 1 fact sheet says the U.S. must dismantle 109 of its deployed ICBMs, deployed submarine-launched ballistic missiles (SLBMs) and deployed heavy bombers, and remove another 138 warheads.

Heritage notes the U.S. has already reduced its deployed warheads by 112 and that destroying an ICBM squadron to comply with New START is unnecessary.

Further cuts, if needed, could be made by removing the missiles and placing the silos in reserve status.
The document says the reductions are necessary to "meet the New START Treaty compliance date by closing an ICBM squadron and eliminating the associated Launch Facilities." But that's not true. New START does not require destruction of the silos.

So why the unnecessary move to cut our offensive missile deterrent force after the administration has scrapped Phase IV of our European-based missile defense, which was the proposed replacement for the ground-based interceptors and missile radars that were scuttled in a betrayal of our Polish and Czech allies?
The president has said he dreams of a world without nuclear weapons, which critics point out seems to mean only a world without U.S. nukes.

He sees U.S. military supremacy as an anachronistic example of the American exceptionalism for which he has apologized so many times.

To that end, in his June 2013 Berlin speech, President Obama spoke of his desire to unilaterally reduce deployed U.S. nuclear forces by up to one-third.

Never mind his promises to U.S. lawmakers that he would maintain a strong land-based ICBM force, a promise he made to garner votes for ratification of the New START Treaty.
Sens. Max Baucus and Jon Tester, both Democrats from Montana, home of many ICBMs, issued a press release in 2010 backing New START and saying the missiles would "continue to play a key role in U.S. national security for decades to come."

Read the full story here.
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Obama Affordable Veterinary Act

And if you like your testicles, you can keep them.  Period
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Britain's Matthew Arnold (1822 – 1888) was the first person to be called a 'culturist.'  As codified in his masterpiece, Culture and Anarchy, the label referred to his wanting to avoid anarchy – and cultivate Britain and its morals – via honoring western culture.
In Arnold's time the word 'culturism' had not yet been invented. Culturism is the opposite of multiculturalism: it defies multiculturalism by affirming that the West has a core culture to guide, protect, and promote; this would have been a truism in Arnold's time; he was a culturist with no need to fight multiculturalists.
Arnold was a Christian atheist of sorts. He noted that science was making literal belief in miracles difficult, but recognized that Christianity was western civilization's bedrock. So he taught the Bible as literature; he fought to unify Christians under the Church of England and to have the Bible taught in public schools.
Even though Arnold's mission concerned the domestic perfection of Britain, he discussed Islam once: in the piece, "A Persian Passion Play." For us modern culturists, who must fight multiculturalists – and thus consider Islam – this historical document has relevance.
Arnold's 1871 essay reviews the play that tells the story of Hussein, the grandson of Muhammad, who helped found the Shia sect with his martyrdom. This play is performed during the holiday Ashura, wherein Muslims beat themselves.
As you would expect from the premier literary critic of his age, Arnold reviews the casting, sets, acting and versions of the play. After the dazzlingly crafted review, Arnold moves on to comparing Islam and Christianity.

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Obamacare shopping data from Nov 22-23, accesses CONTINUE more significant decline

Embarassing, to say the least.
Data, as always is HERE
Where are the shoppers?
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The Iran Deal ? A is A

There are 2 possible reasons to TRY to reach a deal with Iran

I assume the first is to avoid the outbreak of a regional war of incalculable results brought on by an Israeli attack (over CERTAIN American opposition, as we can now see).

The second is that American interests are served by a deal, without regard to American allies of any stripe.

I have read appropriately 12 articles in places such  The American Interest, Foreign Policy, the Naval Institute and other places as well as links from ReaClearDefense, RealClearPolitics, and RealClearWorld. There has been an avalanche of articles in the last 7-10 days all trying to explain why this deal is a good thing and is realistic.

They all ignore 1 thing.

They ignore the will of the Israeli people as expressed in their REPEATED elections.
If their representative govt does not feel the result of any deal leaves the people SECURE in their daily lives, the Israelis will fight.
Nothing else matters. Any deal we make for our own purposes will be gone.

As we all have coffee this morning I am SURE the Iranians will not make any deal which will decrease their sovereignty regarding inspections or their right to refine U-235. That alone makes an agreement difficult if not impossible if it is to be REAL. But when the object of our action is a deal, NOT THE SECURITY of the result, one can easily end up with the opposite of one's desire.

Sudetenland. Oslo. Wye.

In this case, though, no matter what we identify as OUR interest as defined by OUR elected govt, we cannot achieve that objective if Israel looks at this deal (where they are NOT represented, btw) and says NO. That is because they are the ACTOR.

We can jam it down their throats, or try via warnings about military supply and deals, but their safety and existence trump such warnings. And they are not without final recourse, especially as we look astonished at the sight of Likud and the Wahabbis in agreement and some kind of cooperation if not alliance, or as we think about their drones, their technology, their AEW systems, all of which are desired by nations inimical to the USA and its people.

But most worrisome is the arrogant way this president conducts himself in all things. The most blatant example is, of course, Obamacare. No cooperation from the loyal opposition because no realistic compromise was acceptable.

We thus find ourselves with a president and an administration who can reach out to the most racist, dictatorial, and repressive regimes on the planet with real and dangerous compromises, but who cannot reach any with Americans, and their allies.


The Israelis WILL ATTACK, if the deal is not sufficient, and do so in some rather unexpected manner, and in doing so place the USA forever away from them and thus upset in every way all that has been built since 1948.

And I am talking about NATO and it's worldwide bridgework of cooperation, NOT Israel.

Why is this not clear?
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Report: U.N. Body Bars Jews From Entering Palestinian Meeting

From the Free Beacon:

A prominent Jewish human rights institute has accused the United Nations of intentionally barring pro-Israel Jewish groups from attending a major meeting on the pursuit of Palestinian statehood.
The Touro Institute on Human Rights and the Holocaust (IHRH), a U.N.-approved NGO group, claims the U.N. Division for Palestinian Rights (UNDPR) has unjustly barred 18 pro-Israel Jews from attending a Monday event marking the “International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People.”
U.N. security officials initially had granted the Touro Institute credentials permitting 18 Birthright Israel alumni to attend the daylong series of meetings, which will be attended by the U.N.’s most high-level officials.
However, those credentials were quickly revoked at the behest of the UNDPR, according to IHRH officials and e-mails obtained by the Washington Free Beacon.

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Friday, November 22, 2013

Leader of Sunni Islam’s Top Body Al-Azhar University Says Antisemitism Is Justified By The Koran

From Memri:
Following are excerpts from an interview with Sheik of Al-Azhar Ahmad Al-Tayeb, which aired on Channel 1, Egyptian TV on October 25, 2013: Ahmad Al-Tayeb: 
A verse in the Koran explains the Muslims’ relations with the Jews and the polytheists. 
The second part of the verse describes the Muslims’ relations with the Christians, and the third part of the verse explains why the Christians are the closest and most friendly to the Muslims. 
This is an historical perspective, which has not changed to this day. See how we suffer today from global Zionism and Judaism, whereas our peaceful coexistence with the Christians has withstood the test of history. 
Since the inception of Islam 1,400 years ago, we have been suffering from Jewish and Zionist interference in Muslim affairs. 
This is a cause of great distress for the Muslims. The Koran said it and history has proven it: “You shall find the strongest among men in enmity to the believers to be the Jews and the polytheists.” This is the first part. 
The second part is: “You shall find the closest in love to the believers to be those who say: ‘We are Christians’.” 
The third part explains why the Christians are “the closest in love to the believers,” while the Jews and the polytheists are the exact opposite.
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Georgetown University Hosted 9/11 Truther At Event Which Also Featured Democrat Representative Keith Ellison

From the Washington Free Beacon:
Just days after it came under fire for engaging with a member of Egypt’s Nazi Party, Georgetown University hosted an event with a 9/11 Truther who has claimed that Osama bin Laden was not involved in the 2001 attacks on the Twin Towers. 
A Thursday afternoon panel sponsored by Georgetown was chaired by Boston College Professor Natana DeLong-Bas, who has defended Islamic fundamentalism and maintained that bin Laden played no role in the most deadly terror attack on American soil. 
DeLong-Bas was joined on the panel by Rep. Keith Ellison (D., Minn.) and former White House advisor Dalia Mogahed. 
The event, which focused on the future of Muslim-Christian relations, was organized by Georgetown’s Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding. 
The controversial panel took place just days after the Washington Free Beaconreported that Georgetown was slated to host a December 5 event with Muslim Brotherhood sympathizer Ramy Jan, who also is a key member of the country’s Nazi Party.
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St. Louis Woman Slugged in the Face in Latest ‘Knock-Out” Attack

Via Facebook:
Ashley Depew, is the younger sister who I taught at my dance studio. She was a victim of the “one Punch Knockdown,” a game that teenagers are now doing, this was done in STL a couple nights ago. Please Pray for a quick recovery as she is going under reconstruction surgery.
These groups of teenagers will punch out anybody, then scatter to run. please don’t be a victim and always be aware of your surroundings!
There have been several “knock-out game” attacks in St. Louis by black youths since 2011. One retired Vietnamese man was murdered in an attack. St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay was the first one on the scene at one bloody attack in South St. Louis City.
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Jim Croce
You Don't Mess Around With Jim

Bad Bad Leroy Brown

Roller Derby Queen

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Vilifying Us To Our Children?

From the Daily Caller:
Obama biography, required reading, tells fourth-graders that white Americans are racists

...The Obama biography [charges] that white Americans did not want to vote for Obama because of his skin color. However, it neatly explains, America’s 44th president was able to bring everybody together in blissful unity....
Much more at the above link.

So, what's going on in the school that YOUR child attends?

In a few years, you won't be able to have any political conversation with your own child(ren). Disbelieve me at your own peril.

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“the equal treatment of gay couples is more important than .. free speech rights”

ACLU in the evaluation of Elane Photography LLC v. Vanessa Willock.
The ACLU? 
Really? Really?
Elane Photography LLC v. Vanessa Willock is the case in which an Albuquerque, NM woman has (thus far successfully) sued husband-and-wife photographers under New Mexico’s “public accommodations” discrimination law for their reluctance to shoot photos of her commitment ceremony to a female partner. One of the most dismaying elements of the case is that the American Civil Liberties Union has taken the anti-liberty side. Adam Liptak in the NYT:
I asked Louise Melling, a lawyer at the American Civil Liberties Union, which has a distinguished history of championing free speech, how the group had evaluated the case.
Ms. Melling said the evaluation had required difficult choices. Photography is expression protected by the Constitution, she said, and Ms. [Elane] Huguenin acted from “heartfelt convictions.”
But the equal treatment of gay couples is more important than the free speech rights of commercial photographers, she said, explaining why the A.C.L.U. filed a brief in the New Mexico Supreme Court supporting the couple.
If this was so tough, then they should have stayed OUT OF IT. It is unimaginable that the ACLU would choose ANYTHING other than freedom of speech, just as they did in SKOKIE in 1968.
Or is the right of a gay couple to equal treatment more a right than that of holocaust survivors to freedom from intimidation?
How to choose? WHO CHOOSES?
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Obama Administration Says Christian-Murdering Islamofascist Group, Boko Haram, Is Motivated By "the concerns of the Nigerian People", Not By Islam

I Will Crush The Christians With The Power Of My Banal Grandiloquence

Really, really, just fuck Barack Obama.

Do the right thing, Barack. Do the right thing.

From the Washington Examiner:
When State Department officials designated a Nigerian Islamist militant group as a foreign terrorist organization, they did so without mentioning that the people being terrorized are Christians targeted for their beliefs. In fact, they acted as if the group has other motivations.   
“These designations are an important and appropriate step, but only one tool in what must be a comprehensive approach by the Nigerian government to counter these groups through a combination of law enforcement, political, and development efforts, as well as military engagement, to help root out violent extremism while also addressing the legitimate concerns of the people of northern Nigeria,” the State Department said in the press release last week. 
“All of our assistance to Nigeria stresses the importance of protecting civilians and ensuring that human rights are respected. That assistance and these designations demonstrate U.S. support for the Nigerian people’s fight against Boko Haram and Ansaru.” 
“While also addressing the legitimate concerns of the people of northern Nigeria” — such language suggests that the terrorism is an operation of Nigerian unrest about the economy or other social concerns. 
As it happens, Boko Haram’s motivations are completely different. The group, whose name means “Western education is sinful” in the native Hausa language, is formally known as the Congregation of the People of Tradition for Proselytism and Jihad and has become known for demanding Christians convert to Islam or die.
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Obama Administration Figure Says Israel is Stirring Up a War With Iran

Got that?

Not the other way around.

Iran says repeatedly that Israel must be wiped off the map, that Israel is doomed to destruction, etc.

But according to Obama and his friends, Israel is the one stirring up war.

Obama needs to do the right thing and put our country out of his misery.

From Israel National News :

A top White House official has declared that Israel’s proposal that Iran totally dismantle its nuclear capacity in exchange for sanctions relief would likely lead to war.
According to JTA, the unnamed official made the comments in a conference call on Wednesday with think tanks and advocacy groups sympathetic to the Obama administration’s Iran strategy.
A think tank participant on the call said that Israel’s posture, demanding a total halt to enrichment and the dismantling of all of Iran’s centrifuges, was a path to war.
Agreeing that such reasoning was “sound,” the White House official said that given a choice between “total capitulation” and advancing toward a nuclear weapon, Iran would choose the weapon.

Senior Obama Regime Official Brushes Off Genocidal Rant of Iran’s Supreme Leader Saying Jews Are Not Human, Says Americans Do It, Too

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"Al-Watan publishes transcripts of 5 calls between Morsi and Al Qaeda leader Al-Zawahiri

From Will at THE OTHER NEWS:

Al-Watan publishes transcripts of 5 calls between Morsi and Al Qaeda leader Al-Zawahiri.(AlWatan) [Google Translate].

Security sources said, «home»: «The registered contacts between President Mohamed Morsy isolated, and Ayman al-Zawahiri, al-Qaeda leader, held by security agencies - reveals the relationship between the institution of the presidency in the era of the isolated and al-Qaeda. The two parties agreed on which version (Anchorage) a presidential pardon for the 20 terrorists, including one who has been associated with (Al-Zawahiri) since childhood, and another runs the organization (Ansar Jerusalem) from the Gaza Strip, in addition to opening the door of Jihad in Syria ».
The sources added that the first contact was from the institution of the presidency of Muhammad al-Zawahiri, the brother of al-Qaeda leader, after his release, conducted by the happiest Elder, and Tahtawi, head of the Office of the Presidency-Herzegovina at the time, who was a mediator in the release, and then connect the isolated himself for 59 seconds. , bless his release, and confirmed that he is no longer a wanted man, and that he had issued instructions not monitored or followed, and he will meet him soon.
Fourth: 4 processing training camps in Western Sahara .. The call «June 30»: «Marina» asks support «Al-Qaeda» in the suppression of opposition
The sources added: «institution of the presidency has been in constant contact with Mohammed al-Zawahiri, was the link between the institution of the presidency, and his brother, Ayman al-Zawahiri, al-Qaeda leader». The sources revealed that «Marina» Contact «Ayman al-Zawahiri,» the first time after assuming the presidency of the month, and asked him «Marina» During the call, which lasted for two minutes and 56 seconds, with the support of the Mujahideen and the need to support the Brotherhood's success in Egypt.As congratulated «Zawahiri» «Marina» stint judgment, and said «Zawahiri» for «Marina»: «the wisest laws of God to stand next to you, from the beginning there is no so-called democracy, and get rid of your opponents».The sources pointed out that the first call ended with the agreement of the parties to support al-Qaeda for the Muslim Brotherhood, especially with the continued regulation of the International Brotherhood with members of al-Qaeda, and that Khairat Al-Shater, deputy guide Brotherhood organization, met with Mohammed al-Zawahiri, most of the time after that.
The sources revealed that the second call between «Marina» and «Al-Zawahiri» after the first call a month and a half month. The sources pointed out that «Marina» admonished «Zawahiri» by attacking and criticizing the rule of the Muslim Brotherhood, said: «We are going to apply the law and legitimacy to the satisfaction of the group, but we are at the stage of empowerment, and we need to support all the parties, and may not apply from now the same approach Iranian or Taliban rule in Egypt, because it is impossible to apply now », with student« Zawahiri »by calling for the release of jihadists arrested during the rule of« Mubarak », saying:« necessary to release the jihadists Elly were in prisons (Mubarak), and directed all Islamists from prison as collateral The era of the deal, and to emphasize turn the page »and promised« Marina »facilitate the return of« Al-Zawahiri »to Cairo again.
The sources pointed out that Mohammed Al-Zawahiri made a list, in coordination with his brother, Ayman al-Zawahiri, the names that are demanding her release, ratified by the presidency and granted amnesty. The sources added: «The third call before visiting (Anchorage) to Pakistan, and fourth during the same visit and lasted 43 seconds. And carried Almkalmtan third and fourth surprises, was to provide (Anchorage) promises to (Al-Zawahiri) not to arrest jihad, or restrictions on the jihadi groups, and the Salafist jihadist, and communicate with them from the presidency, and to prevent the prosecution of security groups in the Sinai, and that it will not allow the army to operate. The student (Al-Zawahiri) of (Anchorage) to open camps in the Sinai to support jihadists, training, and here confirmed (Anchorage) that the Brotherhood intends to form a Revolutionary Guards to defend the president against any attempt to overthrow the legitimate, and asked (Al-Zawahiri) support groups and training, and promised to work training camps in the Sinai, while providing them with all facilities in the Sinai and the western region near the Libyan border, and it is equipped with four training camps for jihadist groups on the border with Libya. He (Anchorage) to that halted military operations in the Sinai, despite knowing that there are elements of al-Qaeda in the Sinai, and the work (Anchorage) there to create an army of Mujahideen for the defense of the Muslim Brotherhood organization ».

«Isolated» met broker «Zawahiri» Hotel in Pakistan for two and a half hoursThe sources revealed that «Marina» met with a mediator for «Ayman Al-Zawahiri» at a hotel in Pakistan for two and a half hours, and added: «Following the return (Marina) of Pakistan has issued a new list of presidential pardon for a number of terrorists, despite security warnings and reports of devices Sovereign, and the list included the names of 20 people a threat to national security, and that the organization of the International Brotherhood gave 50 million dollars to the leaders of al-Qaeda, against the Brotherhood support ». The sources added: «last call between (Anchorage) and (Al-Zawahiri), was the dawn of June 30, in the presence of the happiest Elder, Deputy Chief of Staff, and Tahtawi, head of the Office of the Presidency of the Republic, and the official security presidency, and met (Sheikha) after Mohammed al-Zawahiri, and asked him to support Jihadi groups for the presidency to suppress any form of opposition ». He met «Shater» also a delegation from the jihadists and Mohammed Al-Zawahiri morning June 30, and asked them the support of the community and the presidency to prevent the early fall.
The sources pointed out: «call (Anchorage), the last of (Al-Zawahiri) was an incitement to the military establishment in the Sinai, and his claim to support the legitimacy of the president and create chaos, and said to him (in which people want to have overthrown the legitimate, and must be eliminated opposition, Bntalib jihadists everywhere to help us », and in this time gave« Marina »signal to start terrorist attacks in the Sinai, and stressed that they would not allow al-Qaida falling, and said« Zawahiri »:« We will fight the army and police, and Snhal Sinai ».
Ended with calls that reveal the relationship Qaeda Brotherhood and their relationship to some extent and provide support and incitement to the military establishment.
And concluded Sources: «organizing International Brotherhood him Ayman Zawhry CD empty shell upon information on the location of the various devices and security elements are important for her assassination and targeting of support (Anchorage), and became (Al-Zawahiri) manages the operations himself, and established a military wing secret inside Egypt depends on terrorist operations, and that the two calls between (Shatter) and (Al-Zawahiri) revealed the involvement of al-Qaeda's support of armed groups in the Sinai ».Hmmm.......Morsi Obama's BFF
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Did the Kennedy Assassination Make Liberals Go Loony?

Remember, Kennedy himself was a Liberal. He was what Liberals believed in at the time. He was anti-Communist, pro-America, and he believed in and articulated the profound idea, "Ask not what your country can do for you, but ask what you can do for your country."

That sounds like modern day Conservatism, doesn't it?

From Daniel Pipes:
Kennedy’s assassination profoundly impaired American liberalism. James Piereson’s 2007 book Camelot and the Cultural Revolution (Encounter) establishes how liberals could not cope with the fact that Lee Harvey Oswald, a Communist, murdered Kennedy to protect Fidel Castro’s control of Cuba. 
Kennedy died for his anti-Communism; but this wildly contradicted the liberals’ narrative, so they denied this fact and insisted on presenting Kennedy as a victim of the radical Right, reading Oswald out of the picture. Piereson ascribes much of American liberalism’s turn toward anti-American pessimism to this “denial or disregard” of Oswald’s obvious role in the assassination: “The reformist emphasis of American liberalism, which had been pragmatic and forward-looking, was overtaken by a spirit of national self-condemnation.” 
Blaming American culture writ large for Kennedy’s demise changed liberalism’s focus from economics to cultural equity (racism, feminism, sexual freedom, gay rights), and that led liberals to identify with the countercultural movement of the late 1960s. 
The result was what Piereson calls a “residue of ambivalence” toward the worth of traditional American values. 
Liberals remain trapped by this distortion, as manifested by, for example, Michelle Obama‘s 2008 remark that with her husband’s ascent, “For the first time in my adult life, I am proud of my country,” or by a New York Times article this week that blamed Dallas conservatives, rather than a hard-left drifter, for the JFK assassination.
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The Barack Obama Solution

Don’t do anything real, just AFFECT THE VOTE.
The Obama administration plans to delay the start of next year’s ObamaCare enrollment period, a move pitched as a way to give consumers and insurance companies more time to study their options — but which also conveniently pushes the second round of enrollment past the 2014 midterm elections. 
A Department of Health and Human Services official confirmed the change to Fox News. The decision does not affect those trying to enroll this year, despite the myriad problems with the launch of the law and HealthCare.gov. Rather, it affects those who will sign up late next year for 2015 coverage. 
The administration will allow consumers to start signing up on Nov. 15, 2014, as opposed to Oct. 15. Enrollment will last until Jan. 15, 2015, instead of Dec. 7.
An HHS official told Fox News the move will give insurers “the benefit of more time to evaluate their experiences during the 2014 plan year” and let them take into account late-filing customers when setting their 2015 rates. 
The official added: “This change is good news for consumers, who will have more time to learn about plans before enrolling and an open enrollment period that’s a week longer.” 

If a democratic majority is returned to the senate because the reality of what is obvious is delayed until 4 days after the election, we deserve every penalty we get

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"L'Etat c'est Moi' - Obamacare year-two signups delayed until after 2014 election

From Will at THE OTHER NEWS:
I Will Grind Them To Dust

"L'Etat c'est Moi' - Obamacare year-two signups delayed until after 2014 election.(DM).
The Obama administration plans to delay by a full month the open enrollment period for Obamacare's second year, in a move that a Republican campaign strategist called 'nakedly political.'
According to Healthcare.gov, the Department of Health and Human Service's official online portal for the Affordable Care Act, enrollment for 2015 is scheduled to begin on October 15, 2014 and end on December 7.
But an HHS official said Thursday that the schedule has been bumped back, beginning on November 15, 2014 and ending on January 15, 2015. That timetable will ensure that the midterm elections come and go before the new year's insurance rates are published.

'Consumers will not see their 2015 premiums until after the midterm elections, instead of immediately before,' an APCO Worldwide Washington, D.C. managing director Mike Tuffin told Bloomberg. 'One doesn’t have to be a conspiracy theorist to divine the motive here.'
The White House attracted widespread scorn in July when the Treasury Department also quietly announced a one-year delay of the Obamacare law's employer mandate, shelving the implementation of its stiffest penalties past the 2014 midterms.

'How nakedly political can you get?' a Republican campaign strategist based in a southern U.S. state asked when MailOnline reached him late on Thursday.

'Are you kidding me? This is like a high school delaying the SAT until a few weeks after college acceptance letters come out,' he said.

'Next they're going to tell us that Santa won't put together his naughty-or-nice list until December 26.'

An HHS official told Politico that the change is 'good news for consumers, who will have more time to learn about plans before enrolling.'
But it will also postpone any resulting public sticker shock until after voters choose the members of the next Congress.
Insurance companies will still be required to submit their policies to the federal government in mid-spring 2014, but consumers getting their coverage through the government's exchange will not find out how much they will pay until they shop online – 11 days after the election.Hmmm.....Issa was right from day One, 'The Most Corrupt admin EVAH !Read the full story here.
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"we are purified in the blood of the Jews and the disbelievers”

Yusri bin Attiya al Saleh, also known as Abu Hajer al Filistini, urged Muslims to engage in jihad and martyrdom in the battlefield.

Read more: http://www.longwarjournal.org/threat-matrix/archives/2013/11/imprisoned_palestinian_jihadis.php#ixzz2lNDMJjAh
It's really easy to forget things going on and their motives.
Easy to forget WHAT IT IS ABOUT.
But like the scorpion traversing the river on the back of the frog, the scorpion cannot be other than what it is.
I have no doubt that this particular type of guy is a tiny minority of people who ACT, but what he says is accepted by a SIZABLE %, perhaps a clear plurality or majority in too many places. PEW has shown this too many times.
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The Final Hour

Joshua Redman

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Lonely Woman

The Ornette Coleman tune, played by Jazz supergroup, Old and New Dreams, featuring:
Don Cherry - Trumpet
Dewey Redman - Sax
Charlie Haden - Bass
Ed Blackwell - Drums
The Tenor Sax solo on this tune is a classic of Jazz melodicism. Dewey Redman is the father of Tenor Sax great, Joshua Redman, who is, to my mind, the most melodically brilliant Sax player in the history of Jazz.

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Keith Jarrett with Orchestra

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Islamic Justice: Muslim Lives Superior to Infidel Lives

From Raymond Ibrahim in the Christian Post:
Arguing that Muslim blood is more precious than infidel blood, Muslim clerics in and out of Sudan are outraged because a Sudanese court has condemned a Muslim man to death-simply because he murdered American Diplomat John Granville on January 1, 2008. 
A 2009 report offers context: 
The court had sentenced the men [originally four] to death in June for killing Granville and his driver in January 2008, but the sentence was cancelled in August after [his Muslim driver] Abbas's father forgave the men. 
Under Islamic law, the victim's family has the right to forgive the murderer, ask for compensation (fedia) or demand execution. Granville's mother, Jane Granville, at the time had asked for the men's execution, but her letter was rejected because it was not notarized.  
The judge said the sentence was confirmed because Granville's family, from Buffalo, in northern New York State, had requested it. 
Then, in 2010, the four men convicted of murder, in the words of the U.S. State Department, "escaped from a maximum security prison" in Khartoum. One of the men, Abdul Ra'uf Abu Zaid Muhammad Hamza, was recaptured and is currently in prison awaiting execution. 
Finding the punishment unjust, several international Islamic organizations, most recently, the London-based Islamic Media Observatory, have been trying to commute the death sentence, mostly by arguing for Abdul Ra'uf's "human rights." 
However, the Legitimate League of Scholars and Preachers in Sudan (an influential body of Muslim clerics) issued a statement last month titled "Let no Muslim be killed because of an infidel"-a verbatim quote, in fact, from Islam's prophet Muhammad-revealing the true reason why so many Muslims are trying to overturn the death sentence. 
The Arabic language statement begins by asserting that "Allah has honored human beings over creation and multiplied the Muslim's honor over the infidel's, because Islam elevates and nothing is elevated above it. 
The value of the blood of Muslims is equal, or should be, but not so the value of the blood of others." (The Koran itself, e.g., 2:221, confirms this idea that even the lowliest Muslim is superior to any non-Muslim.) 
Next, the statement quotes the clear words of Islam's prophet, Muhammad, as recorded in a canonical hadith: 
"Let no Muslim be killed because of an infidel." It then elaborates on the meaning of this statement by quoting from "the consensus of Islamic scholars," or ijma', a legitimate source of Islamic jurisprudence. 
The Legitimate League of Scholars and Preachers then elaborate on the prophet's injunction as meaning that under no circumstances are Muslim rulers ever permitted to execute Muslims-even if Muslims murder non-Muslims in cold blood, including those groups that are "protected" by Islamic law, such as dhimmis (subjugated, tribute-paying non-Muslims) and foreign non-Muslims granted aman, or a pledge of security to enter Muslim lands. 
Finally, after chastising the offending judge of North Khartoum's felony court, Sayed Ahmed al-Badri, the statement concludes by warning all Muslim rulers and judges "to fear Allah, to apply Allah's law in every matter, whether big or small, to seek justice according to the consensus of Islamic scholars, not to seek to please the infidels, not to rush the verdict, and to know that Allah prefers the annihilation of the entire earth over the spilling of the blood of one innocent Muslim" (emphasis added). 
When American soldiers desecrated copies of the Koran-a book-media maelstroms occurred and grandstanding politicians condemned. 
But when the scholars of Islam, quoting the words and teachings of their prophet, openly assert that the blood of non-Muslims is cheaper than the blood of Muslims-and hence the murder of an American "infidel" by a Muslim cannot be punished blood-for-blood-this is not even deemed worth reporting by Western media or condemned by Western politicians.
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Oldest human genome reveals roots of first Americans


A 24,000-year-old boy from Siberia is helping redraw the Native American family tree. He is the oldest human to have his genome sequenced, and the results suggest that the first people to colonise the Americas were not simply east Asians. Instead, those early settlers had both western Eurasian and east Asian roots.
The first Americans probably arrived from north-east Asia via a land bridge, around 15,000 years ago. Confusion arose because Native Americans have DNA that resembles that of people in east Asia, but no modern contemporary population exactly fits, says Eske Willerslev of the Natural History Museum of Denmark in Copenhagen.
Plus Native Americans carry some DNA characteristic of modern Europeans, which has led some researchers to suggest that America was first colonised from Europe, not Asia.
Add to this the fact that White Men invented Rap Music, and a lot of resentment is going to fall aside. 

I'm starting to think that, perhaps, we all can get along.
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