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Saturday, February 07, 2015

US and EU governments funding radical leftists

The Likud's said that a new video proves the US and EU governments are funding leftist outfits:
Likud representatives alleged on Thursday that a new video involving senior and former IDF officers, along with high-ranking officials from Israel's other security agencies, was further proof of the millions of dollars being transferred from leftist organizations in the U.S. and Europe to radical leftist Israeli groups. According to Likud officials, the "Commanders for Israel's Security" campaign is aimed at "toppling the Netanyahu-led Likud government illegally."

In the video aired Thursday on Channel 2 News, former IDF Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. (ret.) Dan Halutz was seen attacking the current government, along with former Mossad Director Zvi Zamir and others.

"It comes as no surprise that a failed chief of staff who left the IDF after misconduct surrounding the Second Lebanon War is leading this morally questionable political campaign," one Likud official said. "The only party to choose from is the Likud, led by Netanyahu, who will continue to boldly defend Israel's security."

The "Commanders for Israel's Security" group issued a statement, although it contradicts itself: On one hand, the group's website states that "the initiative does not stem from any private, political or business interests" and is an "independent and apolitical movement." On the other, its members are urging Netanyahu to accept the Saudi peace initiative aimed at reaching a deal with the Palestinians.

Furthermore, the group also refused to disclose its sources of funding, but Channel 2 News reporter Amit Segal said the main donor is Texas-based businessman Daniel Lubetzky, who is also associated with the Victory 2015 campaign, which is openly seeking to unseat Netanyahu.
Boy, what disgraces these people are, interfering in elections yet refusing to be honest about their funding. And they're even kowtowing to the Saudis. They should be ashamed of themselves.
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No, it is not impossible to understand the leaders of the Islamic State

From Vlad Tepes Blog:

“It’s impossible to understand the minds of its leaders”


It is only “impossible to understand the leaders of ISIS” if you never listen to them once. If you actually do listen to them and then check their sources, check the relevant and related scripture and history on whatever issue is at hand, it becomes so easy to understand them you can predict them very accurately.

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ISIS: A Woman's Place Is Bent Over In A Burqa

AYFKM?

From Phyllis Chesler:
ISIS has released a Manifesto on women and girls. Titled “Women in the Islamic State,” it is far more extreme than even Hitler’s vision of women as belonging in the nursery (Kinder) the kitchen, (Küche) and the Church (Kirche). 
ISIS believes that girls can marry adult men when they are only nine years old; that “pure” girls should be married by the time they are 16 or 17; that motherhood is the sole purpose of female existence. 
The Manifesto was posted in Arabic last month on a Jihadist forum and crafted by ISIS’s female militia Al-Khanssaa Brigade. Face and body veiling are mandatory for women—which is just as well since beauty parlors and shops selling fashionable clothes are the “instruments of the devil and must not be tolerated.” 
A girl’s education must end when she is fifteen—and that education will mainly focus on religion, Koranic Arabic and science, the Sharia laws about marriage and divorce, as well as knitting and cooking.
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Jordan's Interior Minister Vows to Wipe OUt ISIS "Completely", UAE Joining in the Fight


From AP:
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — The United Arab Emirates said Saturday it ordered a squadron of F-16 fighters to Jordan, demonstrating support for Jordan's pledge to hunt down Islamic State group militants and "wipe them out completely." 
Both countries are members of a U.S.-led military coalition against the militants, but U.S. officials have said the UAE suspended its airstrikes late last year. 
The UAE, which hosts air bases used by American and coalition partners, has not commented on suspending its strikes. 
The UAE's suspension of bombing missions came after a Jordanian pilot, Lt. Muath al-Kaseasbeh, crashed over Islamic State group-held territory in northern Syria in late December and was taken captive.   
Jordan's interior minister, Hussein al-Majali, said al-Kaseasbeh's killing was a turning point for Jordan. He told the state-run al-Rai newspaper in comments published Saturday that Jordan will go after the militants "wherever they are." 
The most recent airstrikes are "the beginning of a continued process to eliminate them and wipe them out completely," he said of the militants who control about a third of neighboring Syria and Iraq.
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Obama White House Told Black Caucus to Boycott Netanyahu’s Congressional Speech


Two prominent black Democrats in the House of Representatives are vowing to skip Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech to Congress next month, a move that a White House insider says was put in motion by the Obama administration.
John Lewis of Georgia and G.K. Butterfield of North Carolina both said Friday that they disapproved when House Speaker John Boehner invited the Israeli leader to address a joint session of Congress on March 3 without consulting President Barack Obama first.
That disapproval apparently was orchestrated, or at least strongly encouraged, by the White House through comamunications with lawmakers connected to the Congressional Black Caucus.
‘I’m not saying the president called anyone personally,’ a current White House staffer told Daily Mail Online.
‘But yeah, the White House sent a message to some at the CBC that they should suddenly be very upset about the speech.’
The source said it was a ‘back-channel’ arrangement that did not involve the higher echelons of the West Wing.
Butterfield’s spokeswoman Kezmiché Atterbury denied it on Friday afternoon, saying he ‘was not asked by anyone at the White House or otherwise’ to skip Netanyahu’s planned address.
The North Carolinian is the CBC’s chairman. he told the Associated Press that a growing boycott ‘is not an organized effort.’
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Bring It On: ISIS Threatens Open War on the West – Dispatches Suicide Bombers Back to Home Country

Allah's Little Homos Lining Up 
To Get Ass-Raped By Infidels

The execution video of Jordanian pilot was accompanied with the song which released from the Media Office of ISIS, serves as intimidation and threat to all who participated in international alliance, the song has started by describing the conflict as a terrible, and that the battles with these countries, will be in their own home, in different ways including slaughter and blasting on the hands of its fighters.
It seems that the group is serious in its threats, where it started first step by forming the battalion of “Anwar al-Awlaki,” which is the first battalion speaks English formed from ISIS militants, and it aims to attract Europeans militants to the areas controlled by the group in Iraq and Syria to join it.
The battalion has various tasks, where they are used in addition to invite foreigners to join the group, in planning terrorist attacks against English-speaking Western countries, also it should be referred that ISIS militants have received instructions to carry out a number of attacks on some Western countries such as Britain, as a part of its plan to stop US-led coalition raids on the group’s strongholds in Iraq and Syria, as they say.
ISIS has threatened to destabilize the security and stability of Western countries, to create a climate of fear among the people of these countries, in the wake of terrorist events in France earlier.
The name of this battalion is “Anwar al-Awlaki”, in a signal to the American origin militant, who died as a result of American airstrike on Yemen in September 2011, “Awlaki” is considered who was behind the spread of the message of “militant groups” in Europe, where “al-Awlaki” has met with “Saaid Alkouachi” during his training period in Yemen, who was involved later in the attack on the French magazine “Charlie Hebdo.”
Members of the campaign team of “Raqqa is being slaughtered silently” who are present in Raqqa, have referred to the disappearance of a number of foreign fighters who were present in Raqqa, and when the team’s member asked about the disappearance of a member of foreign nationality, ISIS members answered that “the fighter returned to his country to carry out a suicide attack there”, and this is what validates what the group said in its song: “battles will be in their own home.”
It seems that the group is preparing to re-produce its experiment from Iraq, where it started training its members to live in desert and the ways to adapt there, by setting up a training camps for the members on how to succeed in this matter, to give them hope that the group will continue remain, and that the war with coalition countries will be so long and in several battlefields.
In leaks to a member of “Raqqa is being slaughtered silently”, member of ISIS talked that the group will continue publishing the rumors of its members defections, to facilitate their entry process into Western countries, allowing them to join the militants in those cities, and implement terrorist operations, as the source said that several operations will occur in the near time in several European cities in the same time, aiming to spread chaos in those cities and forcing people to press their governments to stop bombing group’s positions.
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The Grand Bargain Obama Missed

You know, the one which would have BENEFITED the USA and our allies.

We live in a world in which the TWICE elected govt of the USA has favorited the Muslim Brotherhood and all it’s offshoots over any and every US interest, including the one we call the safety and security of the American people.

We live in a world in which the TWICE elected govt of the USA has favorited the RACIST and self declared genocidal govt of Iran over our allies.

There are all sorts of theories about why.

Indonesia, Valerie Jarrett, yadda, yadda ..

Irrelevant in the end.

Obama is trying, IMHO, to leave behind a world in which the USA went from supporting Muslim nationalist dictatorships, to a USA which supports what the people have decided they want in their first voting go round, namely the thoughts of Islam as all encompassing entity, as iterated by Sayd Qutb, and Khomeini. Thus in OBAMA’S LOCKED HEAD, we support the best of what Jefferson would want.

Unfortunately, this is the stupidest idea ever to gather among neurons.

His job is NOT to leave behind a changed world, it is to leave a USA and her people safer, healthier, economically more well off, and happier and freer than the day he took office.
So while in his arrogant brain he struggles for an all time world changing grand bargain with Iran to leave behind for history:

Obama has missed a truly planet shaking change which could have been authored by him

The nations most threatened by Iran are Israel and the Sunni states around the Persian Gulf. These states are constantly bombarded by Frank Nitty like offers of ‘protection’ by Iran. They are to one degree or another, ‘benevolent’ dictatorships of king, family or tribe.

Add in Israel, the only nation which can do something about Iran in a world in which our policy is to do NOTHING.

Would the Arab states act to pacify, and demand the Palestinians relent, and back a reasonable if imperfect peace of mutual mistrust and verifications, while Israel destroys Iran as a regional power, leaving one that cannot threaten those Sunni states in our generation, making ALL those states safe for ALL those tribes and leaders?

I don’t know.

And neither does Barack Obama.

But if Obama had tried along these incredibly difficult lines, instead of treating the mullahs who have crowed for genocide for 36 years as his path, WE and ALL OUR ALLIES in the middle east merely by imagining this possibility, and envisioning how it could be done, would have at least known HE TRIED, without FURTHER ENDANGERING the safety, and happiness and economic health of the American people …who surely now, are looked at by the leaders and people of our allies as quite stupid, and risk averse, having elected Obama, a man who cannot recognize REAL DANGER, twice.
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Helpless

Neil Young



Blue windows behind the stars
Yellow moon on the rise
Big birds flying across the skies
Throwing shadows on our eyes
Leave us Helpless
Helpless
Helpless

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Billion Dollar Babies

ALICE!



Billion dollar baby
Rubber little lady, slicker than a weasel
Grimy as an alley
Loves me like no other lover
Billion dollar baby
Rubber little monster, baby, I adore you
Man or woman living couldn't love me like you, baby
We go dancing nighty in the attic
While the moon is rising in the sky
If I'm too rough, tell me
I'm so scared your little head will come off in my hands
I got you in the dimestore
No other little girl could everhold you
Any tighter, any tighter than me, bay
Billion dollar baby
Reckless like a gambler, million dollar maybe
Foaming like a dog that's been infected by the rabies
We go dancing nighty in the attic
While the moon is rising the sky
If I'm too rough, tell me
I'm so scared your little head will come off in my hands
Million dollar baby
Billion dollar bay
Trillion dollar baby
Zillion dollar baby
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Friday, February 06, 2015

Norway Islamic Leader: Death To Gays Is Not "Exteme" - ‘Every Muslim’ Wants ‘Death Penalty for Homosexuals'



From CNS:
Fahad Qureshi, who founded Islam Net and is considered an Islamic leader in Norway, told a large group of Sunni Muslims that, contrary to media claims that it is only “radicals” and “extremists” who support barbaric punishments for those who violate sharia, regular Muslims support such things, including the “death penalty for homosexuals” and “stoning for adultery.” 
"Every now and then, every time we have a conference, every time we invite a speaker, they [the media] always come with the same accusations: This speaker supports the death penalty for homosexuals, this speaker supports the death penalty for this crime or this crime or that he is homophobic, that he subjugates women, etcetera,” said Qureshi in a video posted by the Middle East Memory Research Institute (MEMRI). 
"We always try to tell them,” he continued, “I always try to tell them that it is not that speaker that we are inviting who has these 'extreme radical views,' as you say. These are general views that every Muslim actually has.” 
“Every Muslim believes in these things,” said Qureshi at the Nov. 7, 2013 conference. “Just because they are not telling you about it, or just because they are not out there in the media, doesn't mean that they don't believe in them.” 
Qureshi then asked the attendees to raise their hands if they agreed with certain points about Islam and the Quran. "I will ask you, everyone in the room: How many of you are normal Muslims – you’re not extremists, you’re not radical – just normal Sunni Muslims?” he said. “Please, raise your hands. Everybody [raised their hands], with the grace of God. Okay, take down your hands.” 
"How many of you agree that men and women should sit separate?” said Qureshi. “Please raise your hands. Everyone agrees, everyone agrees, brothers as well as sisters. So it's not just these 'radical' sheiks, then?" 
He then said, "How many of you agree that the punishments described in the Koran and the Sunna – whether it is death, whether it is stoning for adultery, whatever it is -- if it is from Allah and His Messenger, that is the best punishment ever possible for humankind, and that is what we should apply in the world. Who agrees with that?” 
The crowd then raised their hands. "Allahu Akbar,” said Qureshi, adding, “Are you all radical extremists? So all of you are saying that you are common Muslims, you all go to different mosques in Norway. Or are you a specific sect, like the Islam Net sect, or anything like that? Are you like that? No. Are you like that? Please raise your hand if you are like that extreme Islam, that sect, or anything like that? No one, Allah Akbar.”
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Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble
One Night In Texas

 
May I Have A Talk With You
Mary Had A Little Lamb
Look At Little Sister
Couldn't Stand The Weather
Voodoo Chile (Slight Return)

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FROM TURKEY: Muslim Brotherhood TV issues warning that all foreigners, tourists, and foreign companies in Egypt must leave quickly, or face devastating attacks with dire consequences

FROM TURKEY: Muslim Brotherhood TV issues warning that all foreigners, tourists, and foreign companies in Egypt must leave quickly, or face devastating attacks with dire consequences




The warning expires February 11, 2015.

 After that, all foreigners will be "targeted by the movements of revolutionary retribution."

Remember, Obama met with Muslim Brotherhood leaders just a few days ago:
A senior member of the Muslim Brotherhood was recently hosted at the White House for a meeting with President Barack Obama, prompting an outcry from critics of the global Islamist organization. 
Anas Altikriti, a top British lobbyist for the Muslim Brotherhood whose father heads Iraq’s Muslim Brotherhood party, recently met with the president and Vice President Joe Biden as part of a delegation discussing problems in Iraq. 
Altikriti, whose work has also been tied to Hamas, can be seen smiling in photos published by the White House as he stands next to Iraqi Parliament Speaker Usama al-Nujaifi, who is pictured shaking hands with President Obama in the White House’s Roosevelt Room. The meeting was first highlighted by the blog Harry’s Place.
One must wonder if there is some level of coordination going on.

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Did You Hear About The Time Ben Franklin Wrote a Column For The National Gazette, Quoting From the Koran, and Calling For The Enslavement of Christians?


I bet you think I'm kidding.

I'm not.

Our friend WTD dug up this information in his ongoing study of American History.

The first thing we need to understand is Ben Franklin was petitioning Congress for the abolition of slavery in the USA:
"Theodore Parker" who wrote "Historic Americans", in which he describes founding father, Ben Franklin, abolitionist extraordinaire, quoting the koran in defending his abolition petition to Congress 
See online here: “Historic Americans”  
You see the young nation in its infancy. “Hercules in his cradle, “ said Franklin; but with a legion of the mystic serpents about him. If the rising sun shines auspicious, yet the clouds threaten a storm, long and terrible. “ 
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VI. Franklin, an old man of eighty-four, is making ready to die. The great philosopher, the great statesman, he has done with philosophy and state craft, not yet ended his philanthropy. He is satisfied with having taken the thunderbolt from the sky, bringing it noiseless and harmless to the ground; he has not yet done with taking the scepter from tyrants. True, he has, by the foundation of the American state on the natural and inalienable rights of all, helped to set America free from the despotism of the British king and Parliament. None has done more for that. He has made the treaty with Prussia, which forbids privateering on land or sea. But now he remembers that there are some six hundred thousand African slaves in America, whose bodies are taken from their control, even in time of peace – peace to other men, to them a period of perpetual war. So in 1787, he founds a society for the abolition of slavery. He is its first President, and in that capacity signed a <...>Page 34

petition to Congress, asking “the restitution of liberty to those unhappy men, who alone in this land of freedom are degraded into perpetual bondage;” asks Congress “that you will step to the very verge of the power vested in you for discouraging every species of traffic in the persons of our fellow-men.” This petition was the last public act of Franklin, the last public document he ever signed. He had put his hand to the Declaration of Independence; to the treaties of alliance with France and Prussia; to the treaty of peace with Great Britain, now he signs the first petition for the abolition of slavery. Between 1783 and 1790 what important events had taken place! For three years he had been President of Pennsylvania, unanimously elected by the Assembly every time save the first, when one vote out of seventy-seven was cast against him. He had been a member of the Federal Convention, which made the Constitution, and, spite of what he considered to be its errors, put his name to it. Neither he, nor Washington, nor indeed any of the great men who helped to make that instrument, thought it perfect, or worshiped it as an idol. But now, as his last act, he seeks to correct the great fault, and blot, and vice of of the American government – the only one which, in seventy-six years, has given us much trouble. The petition was presented on the 12th of February, 1790. It asked for the abolition of the

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slave trade, and for the emancipation of slaves. A storm followed; the South was in a rage, which lasted till near the end of March. Mr. Jackson, of Georgia, defended the “peculiar institution.” The ancient republics had slaves; the whole current of the Bible, from Genesis to Revelation, proved that religion was not hostile to slavery. On the 23rd of March, 1790, Franklin wrote for the National Gazette the speech in favor of the enslavement of Christians. He put it into the mouth of a member of the Divan of Algiers. It was a parody of the actual words of Mr. Jackson, of Georgia, as delivered in Congress a few days before; the text, however, being taken out of the Koran. It was one of the most witty, brilliant, and ingenious things that came from his mind. This was the last public writing of Dr. Franklin ...
 
petition to Congress, asking “the restitution of liberty to those unhappy men, who alone in this land of freedom are degraded into perpetual bondage;” asks Congress “that you will step to the very verge of the power vested in you for discouraging every species of traffic in the persons of our fellow-men.” This petition was the last public act of Franklin, the last public document he ever signed. He had put his hand to the Declaration of Independence; to the treaties of alliance with France and Prussia; to the treaty of peace with Great Britain, now he signs the first petition for the abolition of slavery. Between 1783 and 1790 what important events had taken place! For three years he had been President of Pennsylvania, unanimously elected by the Assembly every time save the first, when one vote out of seventy-seven was cast against him. He had been a member of the Federal Convention, which made the Constitution, and, spite of what he considered to be its errors, put his name to it. Neither he, nor Washington, nor indeed any of the great men who helped to make that instrument, thought it perfect, or worshiped it as an idol. But now, as his last act, he seeks to correct the great fault, and blot, and vice of of the American government – the only one which, in seventy-six years, has given us much trouble. The petition was presented on the 12th of February, 1790. It asked for the abolition of the
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slave trade, and for the emancipation of slaves. A storm followed; the South was in a rage, which lasted till near the end of March. Mr. Jackson, of Georgia, defended the “peculiar institution.” The ancient republics had slaves; the whole current of the Bible, from Genesis to Revelation, proved that religion was not hostile to slavery. On the 23rd of March, 1790, Franklin wrote for the National Gazette the speech in favor of the enslavement of Christians. He put it into the mouth of a member of the Divan of Algiers. It was a parody of the actual words of Mr. Jackson, of Georgia, as delivered in Congress a few days before; the text, however, being taken out of the Koran. It was one of the most witty, brilliant, and ingenious things that came from his mind. This was the last public writing of Dr. Franklin ...
So, now, here is the column Franklin wrote for the National Gazette:


 See FranklinPapers.org (only partial transcript below)
Benjamin Franklin to the Federal Gazette (unpublished)

To the Editor of the Federal Gazette.
March 23.

Sir,

Reading last night in your excellent paper the speech of Mr. Jackson in Congress, against meddling with the affair of savery, or attempting to mend the condition of slaves, it put me in mind of a similar one made about one hundred years since, by Sidi Mehemet Ibrahim, a member of the Divan of algiers, which may be seen in Martin's account of his consulship, anno 1687. It was against granting the petition of the Sect called Erika or Purists, who prayed for the abolition of piracy and slavery, as being unjust. Mr. Jackson does not quote it; perhaps he has not seen it. If therefore some of its reasonings are to be found in his eloquent speech, it may only show that men's interests and intellects operate and are operated on with surprising similarity in all countries and climates, whenever they are under similar circumstances. The African's speech, as translated, is as follows:
"Allah Bismillah, &c. God is great, and Mahomet is his Prophet.
"Have these Erika considered the consequences of granting their petition? If we cease our cruiss against the christians, how shall we be furnished with the commodities their coutnries produce, and which are so necessary for us? If we forebear to make slaves of their people, who, in this hot climate, are to cultivate our lands? Who are to perform the common labours of our city, and in our families? Must we not hten be our own slaves? and is there not more campassion and more favour due to us Musselmen, than to these christian dogs? We have no above 50,000 slaves in and near Algiers. This number, if not kept up by fresh supplies, will soon diminish, and be gradually annihilated. If then we cease taking and plundering the Infidel ships, and making slaves of the seamen and passengers, our lands will become of no value for want of cultivation; the rents of houses in the city will sink one half? and the revenues of government arising from its share of prizes must be totally destroyed. And for what? to gratify the whim of a whimsical sect! who would have us not only forbear making more slaves, but even to manumit those we have. But who is to indemnify their masters for the loss? Will the state do it? Is our treasury sufficient? Will the Erika do it? Can they do it? Or would they, to do what they think justice to the slaves, do a greater injustice to the owners? And if we set our slaves free, what is to be done with them? Few of them will return to their countries, they know too well the greater hardships they must there be subject to: they will not embrace our holy religion: they will not adopt our manners: our people will not pollute themeselves by intermarying with them: must we maintain them as beggars in our streets; or suffer our properties to be the prey of their pillage; for men accostomed to slavery, will not work for a livelihood when not compelled."
"And what is there so pitiable in their present condition? Were they not slaves in their own countries? Are not Spain, Portugal, France and the Italian states, governed by despots, who hold all their subjects in slavery, without exception? Even England treats its sailors as slaves, for they are, whenever the government pleases, seized and confined in ships of war, condemned not only to work but to fight for small wages or a mere subsistance, not better than our slaves are allowed by us. Is their condition then made worse by their falling in to our hands? No, they have only exchanged one slavery for another: and I may say a better: for here they are brought in to a land where the sun of Islamism gives forth its light, and shines in full splendor, and they have an opportunity of making themselves acquainted with the true doctrine, and thereby saving their immortal souls. Those who remain at home have not that happiness. Sending the slaves home then, would be sending them out of light into darkness. I repeat the quesiton, what is to be done with them? I have heard it suggested, that they may be planted in the wilderness, where there is plenty of land for them to subsiston, and where they may flourish as a free state; but they are, I doubt, too little disposed to labour without compulsion, as well as too ignorant to establish a good government, and the wild Arabs would soon molest and destroy or again enslave them. While serving us, we take care to provide them with every thing; and they are treated with humanity. The labourers in their own countries, aer, as I am well informed, worse fed, lodged and cloathed. The condition of most of them is therefore already mended, and requires no farther improvement. Here their lives are in safety. They are not liable to be impressed for soldiers, and forced to cut one another's christian throats, as in the wars of their own countries. "
"If some of the religious mad bigots who now teaze us with their silly petitions, have in a fit of blind zeal freed their slaves, it was not generosity, it was not humanity that moved them to the action; it was from the conscious burthen of a load of sins, and hope from the supposed merits of so good a work to be excused from damnation. How grosly are they mistaken in imagining slavery to be disallowed by the Alcoran! Are not the two precepts, to quote no more, Masters treat your slaves with kindness: Slaves serve your masters with cheerfulness and fidelity, clear proofs to the contrary? Nor can the plundering of infidels be in that sacred book forbidden, since it is well known from it, that God has given the world all that it contains to his faithful musselmen, who are to enjoy it of right as fast as they can conquer it. Let us then hear no more of this detestable proposition, the manumission of christian slaves, the adoption fo which would, by preciating our lands and houses, therby depriving so many good citizens of their properties, create universal discontent, and provoke insurrections, to the endangering of ggovernment, and producing general confusion. Ihave therefore no doubt, but this wise Council will prefer the comfort and happiness of a whole nation of true belie3vers, to the whim of a few Erika, and dismiss their petition."
"The result was, as Martin tells us, that the Divan came to this resolution, "The doctrine that plundering and enslaving the Christians is unjust, is at best problematical; but that is the interest of this state to continue the practice, is clear; therefore let the petition be rejected."

And it was rejected accordingly.

And since like motives are apt to produce in the minds of men like opinions and resolutions, may we not, Mr. Brown, venture to predict,, from this account, that the petitions to the parliament of England for abolishing the slave trade, to say nothing of other legislatures, and the debates upon them, will have a similar conclusion. I am, Sir, Your constant reader and humble servant.
Historicus.

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Franklin Graham's Response to Obama's Attack on Christians at Yesterday's National Prayer Breakfast


Today at the National Prayer Breakfast, the President implied that what ISIS is doing is equivalent to what happened over 1000 years ago during the Crusades and the Inquisition. Mr. President–Many people in history have used the name of Jesus Christ to accomplish evil things for their own desires. But Jesus taught peace, love and forgiveness. He came to give His life for the sins of mankind, not to take life. 
Mohammad on the contrary was a warrior and killed many innocent people. True followers of Christ emulate Christ—true followers of Mohammed emulate Mohammed.
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Shiite Rebels Dissolve Yemeni Parliament, Take Over Country



NPR:
Yemen’s Shiite Houthi rebels announced today they are dissolving parliament and taking over the country, cementing a seizure of power that began last September. 
A televised statement read by an unidentified Houthi member called the takeover “a new era that will take Yemen to safe shores.” He said the group was forming a 151-member presidential council that would act as a government for two years. Revolutionary Committees would be in charge of forming a new parliament, the statement said… 
Today’s developments are the culmination of weeks of instability that began Jan. 20 when the Houthis shelled President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi’s house and seized the presidential palace. Two days later, Hadi, his prime minister and Cabinet all resigned amid pressure from the rebels to, among other things, make some key appointments, which the president rejected.
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Army announces Fort Hood victims will receive Purple Heart


From Fox News:
Secretary of the Army John McHugh announced Friday that victims of the 2009 Fort Hood massacre will receive the Purple Heart, in an about-face for the military which initially described the attacks as "workplace violence." The decision to award the Purple Heart was first reported by Fox News. 
In a written statement, McHugh cited a recent change in the law that allowed the Army to proceed with the medals. "The Purple Heart's strict eligibility criteria had prevented us from awarding it to victims of the horrific attack at Fort Hood," McHugh said in a statement. 
"Now that Congress has changed the criteria, we believe there is sufficient reason to allow these men and women to be awarded and recognized" with either the Purple Heart or, for civilians, the Defense of Freedom medal. "It's an appropriate recognition of their service and sacrifice," McHugh said. 
Victims of the 2009 shooting and their families had been pressing the military to award the Purple Heart, and the benefits that come with it, for years. 
They got a boost when Congress passed recent funding legislation requiring the Defense Department to reconsider whether the victims qualify for the honor. 
The Army statement on Friday said the legislation expanded the eligibility criteria by broadening what can be considered an attack by a foreign terrorist organization. 
The Army determined the shooting could be considered an attack because the shooter "was in communication with the foreign terrorist organization before the attack."

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Fox:

CIA probes ISIS claim Jordanian airstrikes killed US aid worker

The CIA is investigating a claim by ISIS that its sole remaining American hostage, an aid worker held for nearly a year and a half, has been killed, and the terrorist groups claim that her death came in a Jordanian airstrike, sources told Fox News.
The woman, who a White House official accidentally named on television two weeks ago, but had otherwise not been identified by media at the request of the U.S. government and her family as the Pentagon worked to secure her, is believed to be the last American hostage the terrorist army is holding, since the beheading of Peter Kassig, a 26-year-old American aid worker, killed in November.
She was in Syria helping children who had been orphaned and separated from their families when she was captured in August 2013, along with a group of other aid workers who have reportedly been released.
Unlike other Islamic State captives killed by the group after their ransom demands were spurned, the woman has not been featured on any hostage videos in which the terrort army's prisoners, under obvious duress, denounce the west and plead for their lives. In some cases, intelligence officials have determined that the hostages were killed long before the Islamic State militants claimed, raising the possibility that the aid worker was already dead.
On Sunday, President Obama said the U.S. is doing everything it can to free the woman.
"Obviously this is something that is heartbreaking for the family and we want to make sure we do anything we can to make sure that any American citizen is rescued from this situation," Obama told NBC prior to the Super Bowl.
Jordan, which had previously taken part in U.S.-led airstrikes against Islamic State, stepped up its efforts on Wednesday, a day after the Islamic State released a horrifying video of a Jordanian air force pilot being burned to death in a cage. It was in one of those strikes that Islamic State claims the woman was killed.
Islamic State militants had demanded a $6 million ransom and the release of terrorist prisoners in exchange for the female hostage, whose name was accidentally revealed by White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough on ABC.
“As it related to our hostages, we are obviously continuing to work those matters very, very aggressively, McDonough said. “We are sparing no expense and spring no effort, both in trying to make sure that we know where they are and make sure that we’re prepared to do anything we must to try and get them home. But [redacted at request of security officials] family knows how strongly the president feels about this, and we will continue to work this.”
Among the prisoners Islamic State sought to trade for the woman was Aafia Siddiqui, a neuroscientist trained at MIT who was convicted of attempting to murder United States officials and planning to make dirty bombs for use in terror attacks in 2010.
In August, an ISIS militant believed to be British kand dubbed "Jihadi John" by the UK press, beheaded freelance journalist James Foley in a video released online. That was followed by the similar, gruesome Sept. 2 murder of Steven Sotloff, a journalist who had written for Time magazine and other publications. Kassig was the last American known to have been killed by the barbaric group.
But Islamic State also beheaded two UK aid workers, David Haines, who was killed in September, and Alan Henning, who went to help refugees from Syria's bloody civil war, in October. Late last month, it released videos showing it had slaughtered two Japanese citizens, Haruna Yukawa, a self-employed security contractor, and Kenji Goto, a journalist.

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Gallup CEO Jim Clifton has clearly been to The Church

The number of full-time jobs, and that’s what everybody wants, as a percent of the total population, is the lowest it’s ever been… The other thing that is very misleading about that number is the more people that drop out, the better the number gets. In the recession we lost 13 million jobs. Only 3 million have come back.

 
When the media, talking heads, the White House and Wall Street start reporting the truth -- the percent of Americans in good jobs; jobs that are full time and real -- then we will quit wondering why Americans aren't ‘feeling’ something that doesn't remotely reflect the reality in their lives. And we will also quit wondering what hollowed out the middle class
 
 
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers added a vigorous 257,000 jobs in January, and wages jumped by the most in six years — evidence that the job market is accelerating closer to full health.
The surprisingly robust report the government issued Friday also showed that hiring was far stronger in November and December than it had previously estimated. Employers added 414,000 jobs in November — the most in 17 years. Job growth in December was revised sharply up to 329,000 from 252,000.
Thanx for the heads up, Pasto

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Netanyahu and Protocol violation … vs 2nd Holocaust

When the Washington Post comes out against a D president’s CENTRAL IDEA- ATTENTION MUST BE PAID

WaPo:

The emerging Iran nuclear deal raises major concerns

By Editorial Board February 5 at 7:40

THE Obama administration pushes to complete a nuclear accord with Iran, numerous members of Congress, former secretaries of state and officials of allied governments are expressing concern about the contours of the emerging deal. Though we have long supported negotiations with Iran as well as the interim agreement the United States and its allies struck with Tehran, we share several of those concerns and believe they deserve more debate now — before negotiators present the world with a fait accompli.
The problems raised by authorities ranging from Henry Kissinger, the country’s most senior former secretary of state, to Sen. Timothy M. Kaine, Virginia’s junior Democratic senator, can be summed up in three points:

●First, a process that began with the goal of eliminating Iran’s potential to produce nuclear weapons has evolved into a plan to tolerate and restrict that capability.
●Second, in the course of the negotiations, the Obama administration has declined to counter increasingly aggressive efforts by Iran to extend its influence across the Middle East and seems ready to concede Tehran a place as a regional power at the expense of Israel and other U.S. allies.
●Finally, the Obama administration is signaling that it will seek to implement any deal it strikes with Iran — including the suspension of sanctions that were originally imposed by Congress — without seeking a vote by either chamber. Instead, an accord that would have far-reaching implications for nuclear proliferation and U.S. national security would be imposed unilaterally by a president with less than two years left in his term.
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The first objection GUARANTEES a mid east war, AND a nuclear arms race unrestrained on the other side of that war by both Israel and the Arab nations (who will have learned a valuable lesson about the voting public in the USA) - who will STAND ASIDE, or try, or clandestinely aid Israel in what will end up as an ALL OUT, every weapon, war against the mullahs right up to BIOLOGICAL WEAPONS. Obama is ENSURING THIS WAR. This WILL happen unless Israel is CONVINCED beyond anything I can imagine that IT has defensive weapons which will allow it to stop cold any attack from Iran, IRGC, Hezballah. Can YOU imagine this guarantee?

The second objection is Obama’s idea of leaving order behind the American retreat from REALITY that cannot be escaped from, even by arrogant self identified geniuses

The third objection GUARANTEES that if a republican president is elected this entire agreement will end up trashed, perhaps amid an avalanche of military aid to Israel.. OUR ACTUAL ALLY, on the other side of the coming conflict

It is one thing for the racist and freakish mullahs to be sure among each other that they will NEVER give up the only weapon guaranteeing they won’t end up like Qaddafi or Saddam, it is quite another to read stories of the USA BEGGING FOR A DEAL to legitimize a weapon to fulfill the INFINITE desire of Iran’s mullahs to KILL THE JEWS.

Yet amid this we see the Congressional Black Caucus so INWARD LOOKING, and lock step loyal to a man BECAUSE OF HIS COLOR as to place the survival of our ally and its people above the speech of few minutes to explain all that, and to aid OUR ENEMIES who regard us as SATAN to gain power directly at our expense.

Yet amid this we see Nancy Pelosi via convoluted logic and winks and nods, that there is no boycott of Netayahu, but a lot of representatives, 100% of whom are Democratic might be TOO BUSY to attend.

SHAME

The president, in marshaling these kind of resources over this issue is CONTRIBUTING to a polarized people (that IS who he IS) edging ever closer to outright enmity HERE.
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They’re just against Zionism, not racists or anything

PA Cleric on TV Calls Jews ‘Apes and Pigs, Slaves of Deities’
Muslim anti-Semitism on display, as PA cites Koran to slur Jews and say their ‘evil nature’ is ‘sealed’ by Allah.

While the Palestinian Authority (PA) is commonly touted in international circles as a “moderate” alternative to its unity partner Hamas, a PA cleric’s sermon broadcast on official PA TV last Friday put any doubts about the organization’s virulent Islamic anti-Semitism to rest.Palestinian Media Watch (PMW) exposed and translated the sermon made on the Muslim day of rest, in which the cleric demonized Jews as “apes and pigs” in classic Muslim anti-Semitic trope, and likewise called them the “slaves of deities.”
Deities… yes there are hundreds in the Torah.

The Quran relates the jews are evil? Cursed? Idol worshipers of some sort?

How is this possible?

The Quran is the uncreated, immutable exact thought of a perfect being.

If the Quran said bad things about a certain group of people, that would be racist.

The perfect being would be a racist.

Allah would be a racist.

Muhammad would be a racist.

So it’s impossible, RIGHT?

"Many Muslims are being harmed these days by a group whose hearts were sealed by Allah. ‘He made of them (Jews) apes and pigs and slaves of deities,’" the cleric can be seen saying, quoting the Koran (5:60).

He added “they are harming the livelihood of the believers (Muslims)…they withhold their (Palestinian Arabs’) money and collect interest on it.”

PMW points out that in no less than three places (Suras 2:65, 5:60 and 7:166) the Koran says Allah turned Jews into apes and/or pigs.

In the first instance, the text reads “and you had already known about those who transgressed among you concerning the Sabbath, and We said to them, ‘be apes, despised.’”

The cleric also claimed that Jews’ “hearts were sealed by Allah,” an anti-Semitic slur likewise taken from the Koran (Surah 2:7). That verse does not specifically refer to Jews but rather to non-believers, notes PMW, and says they cannot improve because their “evil nature” has been “sealed.”

"Indeed, those who disbelieve - it is all the same for them whether you warn them or do not warn them - they will not believe. Allah has set a seal upon their hearts and upon their hearing, and over their vision is a veil. And for them is a great punishment," reads the verse (2:6- 2:7).

In short, by applying the verse to Jews the PA cleric said Jews have a “sealed evil nature” and cannot improve, and are destined for “great punishment” as explained in the Koran.

It may come as no surprise that the PA has frequently employed similar Muslim anti-Semitic invective, with a poem read on PA TV last September calling Jews the “most evil among creations,” “barbaric monkeys” and “wretched pigs.”

Likewise the PA Mufti Sheikh Muhammad Hussein has said Muslims are in a religious war against the Jews - calling them the “descendants of apes and pigs.”
What presents itself in the middle east is not just a war of the peoples, it is a RELIGIOUS war of the peoples.

How peace will ever be made is beyond our time and our reasoning.

Certainly in these words, repeated so many many times, by both religious and political leaders we can see what any Palestinian nation would be.

Before anything else, a nest of racists in a racist state quoting supposedly immutable and perfect scripture in a ”moral’ war fulfilling their religious responsibility to kill jews.

How is that for mission statement for a new state .. oh wait..it’s already been done.
Article Thirteen: Peaceful Solutions, [Peace] Initiatives and International Conferences[Peace] initiatives, the so-called peaceful solutions, and the international conferences to resolve the Palestinian problem, are all contrary to the beliefs of the Islamic Resistance Movement. For renouncing any part of Palestine means renouncing part of the religion….There is no solution to the Palestinian problem except by Jihad. The initiatives, proposals and International Conferences are but a waste of time, an exercise in futility.
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Goodbye Pork Pie Hat/Theme For Lester Young

John McLaughlin and Jonas Hellborg


Jeff Beck


 
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Rahsaan Roland Kirk


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“We’re already kind of thinking through, how do we structure a deal so we don’t necessarily require legislative action right away.”

Ben Rhodes, White House foreign policy adviser on Iran

BTW, this is the person who called Netanyahu a chickenshit.

This is a clear chance for the republican candidates to tell us who they are.

"I will void and reject ANY agreement made with Iran, which has not been ratified by the American legislature as called for by the Constitution"

“They have a path to break through that isolation and they should seize it, if they do, there’s incredible talent and resources and sophistication … inside of Iran, and it would be a very successful regional power.” - B Obama

Rhodes:

“There is hostility and suspicion toward Iran, not just among members of Congress but the American people”

He said this as he was unaware he was being recorded, and explaining why Congress and the American people(?) must be avoided and kept tin the dark.
Rhodes:

As far as the president is concerned, the less we know about his Iran plans, the better. Yet those plans, as Rhodes stressed, are not a minor or incidental component of his foreign policy. To the contrary, they are central to his administration’s strategic thinking about the role of the United States in the world, and especially in the Middle East.

Hashemi Rafsanjani, former PM of IRan (and currently wanted for murder in Argentina and by Interpol): “Look, as long as we can enrich uranium and master the fuel cycle, we don’t need anything else. Our neighbors will be able to draw the proper conclusions.”

"If a day comes when the world of Islam is duly equipped with the arms Israel has in possession, the strategy of colonialism would face a stalemate because application of an atomic bomb would not leave any thing in Israel but the same thing would just produce damages in the Muslim world"

According to Anthony Cordesman, that is a CIVILIZATIONAL LEVEL ERROR, you know like the one Japan made when they posited that a fait accompli attack against Pearl Harbor, simultaneously with a successful grab for oil resources across the southwest pacific would cause FDR to go to the bargaining table.

Rhodes continued:
 “There were more [White House] meetings on Iran than there were on Iraq, Afghanistan, and China. It was the thing we spent the most time on and talked about the least in public [emphasis added].” All along, Obama has regarded his hoped-for “comprehensive agreement” with Iran as an urgent priority, and, with rare exceptions, has consistently wrapped his approach to that priority in exceptional layers of secrecy.
Israel’s existence is an “insult to all humanity,” - Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
"This barbaric, wolflike & infanticidal regime of #Israel which spares no crime has no cure but to be annihilated."- Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei

In his famous Hukumat-i Islami (Islamic governance), the 1970 book which laid out the philosophy of clerical rule, Khomeini referred to “wretched Jews” and offered allusions to Islamic history to depict Jews as a source of corruption among Muslims, asking God to curse them. Khomeini declared, for example, that the “Jews … wish to establish Jewish domination … Since they are a cunning and resourceful group of people, I fear that … they may one day achieve their goal,” and that the “Jews have grasped the world with both hands and are devouring it with an insatiable appetite; they are devouring America and have now turned their attention to Iran and still they are not satisfied.”

Regarding the Palestine issue, the problem is taking back Palestine, which means disappearance of Israel. There is no difference between occupied territories before and after [the Arab-Israeli war of] 1967. Every inch of Palestinian land is an inch of Palestinians’ home. Any entity ruling Palestine is illegitimate unless it is Islamic and by Palestinians. Our position is what our late Imam [Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini] said, “Israel must disappear.” The Jews of Palestine can live there, if they accept the Islamic government there. We are not against Jews. The issue is the illegal ownership of Muslims’ homes. Muslim leaders, if they were not influenced by the world powers, could solve this important problem, but unfortunately have not been able to. - Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei

The path this president is on is one which will, if it comes to fruition, GUARANTEE a war in which every weapon both sides have is used, and will end with Iran in the 15th century, half its population dead and as many ill and without food or medical help, and half a million dead Israelis. No one will forgive him, or anyone who supported his policies.

And THAT is what the history books will say is B Obama’s final legacy. His blundering arrogance, and blind stupidity will be responsible for the deaths of TEN OF MILLIONS, sickness in even more, and radioactive clouds making their way around the world.

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Islamic State Releases Manifesto For Women: Earrings Are Satanic, The Devil Preys On Women In Beauty Salons

Burqa Bitchez Love Teh Infidel Cock

From Radio Free Europe:
A manifesto for women published by the Islamic State (IS) group has criticized Western attitudes to women, saying that this so-called “Western model” has failed, that a woman’s place is in the home, and that Western women’s fashions, like earrings, are the work of the devil. 
The manifesto, titled Women of the Islamic State, was shared on the Internet on January 23 by the IS group’s all-women unit, the Al-Khanssa Brigade. An English version of the manifesto was shared on February 5 by the Britain-based antiextremism think tank the Quilliam Foundation. 
It focuses on women’s daily lives and the role of women in an Islamic society and in the “caliphate” (the name given by the IS group to the areas under its control). The overarching message of the manifesto is that women should be “sedentary” while men are characterized by “movement and flux.” 
Earrings and hair “shaved in some places and not others” are the Devil’s work The Islamic State’s manifesto on women also covers the important issue of women’s fashion which, unsurprisingly, it condemns as the work of “Iblis” or the devil. 
The manifesto conflates jewelry such as earrings with plastic surgery, claiming that the devil encourages vulnerable women to “spend huge amounts of money to change God’s creation” including via surgery to alter “the nose, ear, chin and nails.” 
The devil, according to the manifesto, preys on women in “fashion shops and beauty salons,” encouraging them to have “things dangling from ears” and “hair shaved in some places and not others.”

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