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Saturday, August 22, 2015

Video of the Paris Train Incident, Including Interview With The Man Who Beat The "Moroccan" (MUSLIM) Unconscious

The incident:



The interview:



Meanwhile, an actor who was aboard the train tells the story of how the crew members ran away like bitches and locked themselves in a separate car, not thinking for a second of helping any of the passengers, and refusing to answer the door as passengers begged for help:
The actor told Paris Match: 'We heard screaming passengers in English, 'He shoots! He shoots! He has a Kalashnikov!'' 
The actor, who was travelling with his two children and his girlfriend, said: 'Suddenly, members of the crew ran into the hallway and their faces were pale.' 
He said the staff hurried towards their own car on the train and opened it 'with a special key' before they locked themselves inside. 
Mr Anglade claims he and other passengers banged on the door and shouted at staff to open up, but their cries for help were ignored. 
He said: 'Nobody replied, there was radio silence. It was terrible and unbearable, it was inhumane. 'The minutes seemed like hours and protected my children with my whole body, telling them everything was fine.'
MEANWHILE, THIS:

"My first reaction was to sit down and hide. Then I heard an American say 'go get him'."




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Greece Today, Rome Tomorrow: Thousands of "Migrants" (MUSIMS) Break Through Greek Border


“Thousands of migrants have broken through police lines into Macedonia at the country’s border with Greece. Macedonian police are reported to have fired stun grenades in response. 
A huge number of migrants – many of them refugees from the war in Syria – has built up in recent days, after Macedonia sealed its southern border and declared a state of emergency.Most wish to travel through Macedonia and Serbia to reach northern Europe, via Hungary. 
Macedonian security forces had been expected to let several hundred migrants in at a time on Saturday to coincide with train departures north towards Serbia and the rest of Europe.But some migrants broke through police lines when authorities tried to let a small group with young children through, the Associated Press reported. Some people were injured as police tried to block their path, the agency said.
Greece is in the midst of a financial collapse. The country is ripe for the taking.

Look at the map. What do you think is going to happen? And how long do you think it will take for it to happen?

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UK: Customer Finds "Racist" Poster in Pub, Telling Muslims to "Get The Fuck Out of Our Countries"

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Boko Haram Expands Its Territory


LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Around 40,000 people have fled their homes in Chad in the past two weeks following attacks by Islamist militant group Boko Haram, according to an aid agency, as the insurgency stokes an escalating humanitarian crisis in the region around Lake Chad.
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) said many of the displaced people have gathered in makeshift camps where its staff were treating patients with diarrhea, malaria and respiratory infections, as well as malnourished children.
“Some pregnant women have walked several kilometers in searing heat to seek medical attention,” said Federica Alberti, MSF’s head of mission in Chad. “People are living without proper shelter, and do not have access to food or clean drinking water.”
Remember, Boko Haram has pledged allegiance to ISIS. So when they are able to join their territory, THAT'S HOW BIG THE CALIPHATE WILL BE.

Again, let's look at a map:



Boko Haram started in Nigeria, and now are spreading into Chad.

Next stop Libya. Do you think Libya will be a difficult nation for Boko Haram to influence?

And now let's look at a map of Libya and ISIS' territory:


To join forces, Boko Haram would have to go through Egypt, after they seize Libya. I would expect Libya to be rather easy. (I could be completely wrong about that. What do you think?)

But Egypt would prove very difficult because the moderate Egyptian military controls the entire country.

HOWEVER, as we know, Barack Obama love him some Muslim Brotherhood.

ISIS and Boko Haram would have to pledge allegiance to the Muslim Brotherhood (or make some sort of pact to share power). Is that possible? I don't know.

If they did so, would it be hard for ISIS, Boko Haram, and the Muslim Brotherhood to overrun the Egyptian Military?

Yes it would.

You see Saudi Arabia and Jordan and Iran there. You can be sure, none of those nations want to see an ISIS/Boko/Muslim Brotherhood alliance.

But of course, Saudi and Jordan hate Iran, and it would take quite a bit to get them to work together even for even the briefest of moments.

This whole thing is a big clusterfuck.

A shark's feeding frenzy in the making.

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North Korea Threatens, Obama Backs Down


The Associated Press reports that annual military exercises with South Korea have been halted–indefinitely–due to rising tensions on the DMZ and threats of war from Pyongyang. Is this a concession to North Korea’s threats, a bid to reduce tensions on the peninsula, or is it necessary to give American and South Korean units a chance to prepare for possible combat?
“North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Friday declared his front-line troops in a ‘quasi-state of war’ and ordered them to prepare for battle against South Korea in response to an exchange of artillery fire on the border Thursday,” the AP reports.
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Breaking: 8th Shocking Planned Parenthood Video Released: StemExpress CEO Purchased Fully Intact Aborted Babies



From Life Site:
Just a short time after a judge issued a ruling that the biotech firm StemExpress can’t block the Center for Medical Progress from releasing another video that shows what it does with aborted babies Planned Parenthood sells to it, the pro-life group put up the 8th video in its series showing the scandal of Planned Parenthood selling aborted baby body parts. 
While the videos have focused on the Planned Parenthood abortion business, the biotech firm StemExpress, which buys and resells aborted baby body parts from the abortion giant, has filed a lawsuit seeking to block some information the Center for Medical Progress obtained in its three year undercover operation. 
Last month, a court in California blocked the pro-life group from releasing any videos regarding certain meetings of the middleman, StemExpress. 
The restraining order does not apply to the Planned Parenthood abortion business or even to StemExpress in its entirety, making it so additional videos were released. Today, a judge lifted the order and Center for Medical Progress immediately released a new video.   
In the video, Cate Dyer, the CEO of StemExpress, is shown in a lunch meeting with undercover operatives posing as representatives of a biotech firm. 
Dyer is laughing about how StemExpress purchases fully intact aborted babies from Planned Parenthood. She laughs about how shippers of the aborted babies would give a warning to lab workers to expect such a baby. 
“Oh yeah, if you have intact cases — which we’ve done a lot — we sometimes ship those back to our lab in its entirety,” she says. “Tell the lab its coming,” she laughs about the intact unborn babies. “They don’t want to open the box and go ‘Oh my God,’” Dyer adds.
GO READ THE WHOLE THING.
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Read A Copy Of The ‘Side Agreement’ To The Iran Deal That Gives Iran Ability To Inspect Itself


From Fox News:
A draft document exclusively obtained by Fox News supports reports that Iran would play a major role in inspections at its controversial Parchin nuclear site, by providing U.N. inspectors with crucial materials.  
The so-called side deal, labeled "Separate arrangement II," says Iran will "provide to the [International Atomic Energy Agency]" photos and videos of locations and environmental samples, "taking into account military concerns."  
Details of the arrangement were first reported by the Associated Press.  
CLICK TO READ THE AGREEMENT
The agreement also provides that the agency would ensure the "technical authenticity" of activities -- in other words, ensuring nuclear work was not meant for weapons development -- but the IAEA would use Iran's "authenticated equipment."  
This would be followed by a visit from the IAEA director general.  
The details of the agreement for Parchin, where Iran has long been suspected of trying to build nuclear weapons, have fueled concerns from critics.  
"The agreement looks like Iran calls the shots, vetoing technical inspections when they want, where they want at the Parchin military site," House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce, R-Calif., said in a statement.  
Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., told Fox News the side agreement is a "joke" and threatened to withhold millions of taxpayer dollars "until I get to look at this side deal."  
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Friday, August 21, 2015

Moroccan Shoots Three People On French Train For Absolutely No Reason Whatsoever - Two American Marines Save The Day


NOTHING TO DO WITH ISLAM:
PARIS (AP) — A gunman opened fire with an automatic weapon on a high-speed train traveling from Amsterdam to Paris Friday, wounding three people before being subdued by two American passengers, officials said. 
French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve, speaking in Arras in northern France where the suspected was detained, said one of the Americans was hospitalized with serious wounds. Their names were not immediately released. 
Investigators from France's special anti-terror police are leading the investigation, a spokeswoman for the Paris prosecutor's office said. 
The suspect is a 26-year-old Moroccan, said Sliman Hamzi, an official with police union Alliance, said on French television i-Tele. 
The suspect was armed with an automatic rifle and a knife, said Christophe Piednoel, spokesman for national railway operator SNCF. 
Cazeneuve said the American passengers "were particularly courageous and showed great bravery in very difficult circumstances" and that "without their sangfroid we could have been confronted with a terrible drama."
UPDATE - 

UKDailyMail: Hero US marine who prevented terrorist's train massacre in France is 'in critical condition' as he and his comrades are praised for 'extreme bravery' in saving dozens of lives  
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ZZ Top
Live at Bonnaroo 2013



0:00:00 Intro
0:01:22 Got Me Under Pressure
0:05:30 Waitin' for the Bus
0:08:27 Jesus Just Left Chicago
0:13:00 Gimme All Your Lovin'
0:17:23 Pincushion
0:21:45 I Gotsta Get Paid
0:25:41 Flyin' High
0:30:04 Heartache in Blue
0:33:54 My Head's in Mississippi
0:37:55 Nasty Dogs and Funky Kings
0:41:30 Chartreuse
0:44:45 Sharp Dressed Man
0:50:04 I Thank You
0:53:18 Tube Snake Boogie
0:56:26 La Grange / Sloppy Drunk / Bar-B-Q
1:03:56 Tush

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Islamofascism's use of rape as a tool

Michael Ledeen wrote about how sexual abuse is a leading factor in the Muslim doctrine:
There was a brief flurry of outrage at the report that the “Caliph” of the Islamic state had repeatedly raped American aid worker Kayla Mueller [1] before she finally died in an attack against IS targets. The New York Times devoted a lot of space [2] to what it called the “theology of rape” that is an integral part of the doctrine and practice of the “Caliphate.” The Times story suggested that the systematic use of rape was of relatively recent vintage for IS, but the violent treatment of women by radical Islamists is nothing new. It ranges from rape and honor killings to beating, to formal, legal definition of women as inferior beings. In Iran, for example, the legal code treats a woman as “worth” half a man, and this is reflected in penalties for crimes against them. If a man kills a pregnant woman with a male fetus, for example, he is likely to be ordered to pay a full charge for the fetus but half as much for the mother.

[...] Needless to say, rape, honor killings and the oppression of women are not limited to radical Islamist men. But the systematic use of rape certainly seems more common to them than to any other contemporary group. This should not surprise us; the environment in which radical Islam is transmitted to the young men seems almost deliberately designed to produce sexual repression. The madrasas in which Koranic ideology is taught are sexually segregated and physically unpleasant. The students typically sit cross-legged on the ground for hours on end, memorizing the sacred text. There are no females in their lives, and the hormones of the faithful are every bit as powerful as those of the infidels. Ergo, they emerge with wild sexual fantasies that are fueled by promises of a sexual paradise in which the faithful will be rewarded by the total submission of 72 beautiful virgins.
No wonder IS uses rape as a recruiting tool!
I think I can see his point. They have such a horrific education system, it renders them all but incapable of maintaining a polite relationship with the opposite sex. Obviously, there's no proper sex education in Islam, and certainly not a belief in convincing respect for the fairer sex, so they emerge as beasts in sheep's clothing.
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American Newspaper Article, Circa 1863: On the Influence of the Semitic Races in the History of Civilization



On the Influence of the Semitic Races in the History of Civilization
By Ernest Renan
Posted in The Herald of Progress No. 198,Pages 5 & 6
Dated: December 05, 1863
Select quotes:
"The Arab, at least, and in a more general sense the Mussulman, are today further removed from us than they have ever been. The Mussulman (the Semitic spirit is especially represented in our day by Islam), and the European are, in the presence of one another, two beings of a different spe­cies, having nothing in common in their man­ner of thinking and of feeling. But the march of humanity is owing to the struggle of these contrary tendencies, by a sort of polarization, in virtue of which each idea here below has its exclusive representative. It is in this collectiveness that all contradictions are harmonized, and that a supreme peace results from the clash of elements in appearance enemies. This assumed, if we seek to know what the Semitic race has given to this grand and living organic whole that we call civilization, we shall find that, first, in government, we owe them nothing. Political life is, perhaps, that which the Indo-European have the most in­digenous and correct. It is they alone who have understood liberty, who have comprehended at the same time the State with the independence of the individual. "
[snip]
"But never among them do we find those centralized despotisms, crushing out all individuality, reducing man to the state of an abstract function without a name, as we see in Egypt, at Babylon, in China and among the Mussulmanic and Tartaric despotisms."
[snip]
"The East, especially the Semitic Orientals, have never known a midway between the completest anarchy of the nomadic Arabs and a despotism at once the most sanguinary and uncompensated. The idea of public policy and public welfare fails to be conceived by these nations."
[snip]
"The ancient Hebrews and the Arabs have been, or are, by moments, the freest of men, but on condition of having a chief the next day to decapitate them at his single pleasure. And whenever this arrives, there is no cry of a violated right"
[snip] to be continued
"In science and philosophy we are essentially Greek. The search for causation, knowledge for its own sake, are what we have no trace of before Greece, are what we have learned of her alone. Babylon had a science, but no scientific principle par excellence - the absolute fixity of the laws of Nature. Egypt was acquainted with geometry, but did not create the elements of Euclid. The old Semitic intellect is, by its very nature, anti-philosophic and anti-scientific. In Job the search for causation is represented almost as an impiety. Ecclesiates, science is declared to be vanity. Aristotle, his contemporary nearly, and who might with more reason have said that he had exhausted the universe of knowledge, never for once speaks of his weariness. The wisdom of the Semitic never came from parables and proverbs.
We often hear of an Arabian science and philosophy, and during a century or two in the middle ages the Arabs were really our teachers, but it was only till we had comprehended the Greek originals. This science and this philosophy were but a shabby translation of the science and the philosophy of Greece. At the revival of letters, and on the appearance of authentic Greece, these worthless translations became valueless, and not without reason did all the philologists of the period undertake against them a veritable crusade. Besides, on careful examination, this Arabian science had nothing Arabian about it.

The groundwork is purely Greek, and among those who created it, there is not a pure Semitic; they were Spaniards and Persians, writing in Arabic. The philosophical part that the Jews play in the middle ages is also that of interpreters. Their philosophy is the Arabian, without modification. One page of Roger Bacon contains more veritable scientific insight than the whole of this second-hand science, respectable, surely, as a traditionary link, but utterly void of grand originality."
link to original Herald of Progress paper
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Thursday, August 20, 2015

Former Obama Admin Official: ISIS Could One Day Be An Ally Of America


A big, sloppy helping of Steaming Zinnshit.

From former Obama Administration official, Rosa Brooks at Foreign Policy:
Britain built an empire on the slave trade. Germany perpetrated the greatest genocide in human history. Who says the Islamic State won’t be a U.S. ally someday? 
The self-styled Islamic State has killed thousands in Iraq, Syria, and elsewhere, and states and media outlets around the world continue to decry its brutal tactics, which include a penchant for public decapitations, the mass slaughter of unarmed prisoners, and the sexual enslavement of women and girls. 
 Still, if Western history is any guide, the Islamic State could well be on its way to global legitimacy. History assures us that the commission of mass atrocities is no bar to future success. During the “reign of terror” that followed the French Revolution, France’s revolutionary government publicly beheaded an estimated 30,000-40,000 people — all in the name of liberté, égalité, and fraternité. 
In the early 1790s, at least 150,000 other unfortunate French citoyens were shot, burned to death, hacked to pieces, or deliberately drowned in France’s Vendée region. “I crushed the children under the feet of the horses,” French Gen. François Joseph Westermann is said to have written after one particularly brutal campaign. “[I] massacred the women who, at least for these, will not give birth to any more brigands…. I have exterminated all. The roads are sown with corpses.” Well, tant pis! “Mercy,” Westermann concluded, “is not a revolutionary sentiment.” 
It doesn’t make for pleasant reading, but it was all so long ago. Today, France is a significant European power and major U.S. ally. Too many years ago to count? Alright, consider Turkey. Between 1915 and 1918, Ottoman authorities killed more than a million Armenians in what pretty much everyone except the Turkish state now calls a genocide. But a hundred years have gone by, and today, Turkey’s a vital NATO ally. 
Ancient history? Fast forward to the 1940s. The death toll from the Holocaust was some 11 million civilians, most of them Jews. But today, Germany is our bester Freund in the European Union. No worries, Angela Merkel, all is forgiven!
We need to hang every single one of these Moral-Equivalence Peddlers.

The tact she uses in this article - that history is full of things we would prefer not to look at, but they are just human, after all - is one I am very familiar with.

When I was in college, I was told by more than one Professor that the Greeks used to buttfuck little boys, so it's just human, after all.

Somehow I was supposed to find it in me to nod in approval.

Well, I don't nod in approval of pedophilia, nor do I nod in approval of the notion that ISIS can take it's place among other noble nations on the stage of history.

Anyone who proposes such a disgusting line of argument is morally and spiritually bankrupt.

But this woman was a member of the Obama Administration.

I am not surprised in the least.

There is a great reckoning coming, my friends.

MEANWHILE:

Report: ISIS Stones Five Women To Death For Not Wearing Veil
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Obama Is Destroying Hillary - Wants A Biden Presidency He Can Control


From the Washington Times:
There is only one person who controls Hillary Clinton’s fate, and it isn’t Hillary Clinton. Mrs. Clinton is careening toward possible criminal charges involving her alleged mishandling of classified material on her personal email server while she was secretary of State. And President Obama is driving the bus. 
She and Mr. Obama have a long history as frenemies. Recall Mr. Obama’s rejoinder at a 2008 debate, when Mrs. Clinton touted her likability: “You’re likable enough.” Or recall President Bill Clinton’s famous put-down of Mr. Obama: “A few years ago, this guy would have been getting us coffee.” 
Beyond the bad blood, however, Mr. Obama has a more important reason for doing her in. As I have written previously, he needs a successor he can control. Over the years, including recently, he has waxed rhapsodic over a possible third term to continue his “fundamental transformation of the nation.” 
Mrs. Clinton will not provide it; therefore, she must be sidelined. If Mr. Obama does not want an investigation to go forward, it does not go forward. Witness the scandals involving the Internal Revenue Service, Benghazi, Veterans Administration and Operation Fast and Furious gunrunning. 
In each case, Mr. Obama claimed he learned about the scandal “from the news.” (That’s interesting coming from a guy who claims he only rarely watches or reads said “news.”) He then expressed his “outrage” and vowed to “get to the bottom” of each scandal. (Of course, it’s tough to “get to the bottom” of something when you are the bottom of it.) In those cases, he protesteth too much. 
His faux outrage was a “tell” that he had no intention of investigating. In Mrs. Clinton’s case, he’s been quiet. Too quiet. That’s a “tell” that he wants this investigation pursued, likely to the point of charging her. He has others talking, however. 
Each week, there are damaging new leaks about her personal email and server: that despite her denials, she did, in fact, have top-secret and other highly classified materials on the server, that the FBI is conducting a criminal probe and the bureau is “optimistic” it can retrieve the wiped data, that she may have had a second server, that her top aides — Huma Abedin, Cheryl Mills and Jake Sullivan — are now also in investigators’ sights. Mr. Obama is a clever dark knight: he’s not just going after the queen. He’s going after her court, too. 
These leaks are not happening by accident. Gen. David Petraeus, who was prosecuted for mishandling classified material in much more innocuous ways, claimed to a source of mine that Mrs. Clinton faces a “very tough legal environment.” Particularly, if Mr. Obama used the Petraeus prosecution to set the precedent to prosecute Mrs. Clinton: “I’m so sorry about this, but my hands are tied. The law is the law.” (It would be the first time in his presidency that the “law is the law,” but that’s another matter.) It may be that Mr. Obama set her up from the start, giving her the green light to use a private server. 
The White House refuses to say whether she got prior approval, suggesting that they probably granted it. After all, a number of top administration folks had private accounts: Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson, among others. But they didn’t use private email exclusively for government business the way Mrs. Clinton did, nor did they expose classified material. They also weren’t likely presidential candidates. 
It could be that Mr. Obama gave her the OK knowing that he could use it against her at the opportune moment. Which would be now. This brings us to the certain presidential candidacy of Vice President Joe Biden, the one person who can effectively give Mr. Obama that third term. Indications are that he is seriously contemplating it, making initial plans, reaching out to potential donors, and benefiting from the Obamaites whipping up Biden buzz. 
The White House is even floating the idea of one-term for Mr. Biden, to reassure voters that they wouldn’t be making a long-term commitment (even though, as an extension of Obama’s presidency, it would be.) Like the Clinton investigation, this is not by accident. Once Mr. Biden joins the race, he will enjoy the full backing of Mr. Obama. 
With Mrs. Clinton gone, however, Mr. Obama and Mr. Biden will have to make it up to Democratic women and the radical left, which is currently flirting with socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders. 
There is only one person who kills both birds with one stone: Sen. Elizabeth Warren. The Democratic ticket will be Joe Biden-Elizabeth Warren. That’s what Mr. Obama wants. And what Mr. Obama wants, Mr. Obama gets. This is “Game of Thrones.” And Mr. Obama is winning.
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This Comment needs a post of it's own.

(besides, any excuse for me to post another version of Bolero, well...)

Though not directly on topic, I'm going to throw this out there since this blog incorporated the counter-jihad and music interests.

The West is under siege with an unprecedented migration/invasion of hostile musselmen determined to bring the world under control of a resurrecting caliphate.
Unlike previous attempts to conquer Europe and now the Americas, this hijrah/migration is supported by Western elites under a predetermined ill-conceived cultural-suicide/culture-cide mission.
When the musselmen marched upon Europe in prior centuries, they came in massive numbers described in colorful detail in the Hungarian novel by Géza Gárdonyi, “Eclipse of the crescent Moon”. A novel many Hungarian children read to learn about the Siege of Eger ( “Egri csillagok”).

There is a passage in this novel which describes wave after wave of the invading forces . May I suggest reading this passage accompanied by a classical musical piece, Ravel's "Boléro" because it has an insistent quality which illuminates the incremental significance of each regiment/division, gaining in scope of clothing, armament, beast, splendor and importance to the very last by gradually increasing the use of each instrument within the orchestra .
Youth musicians from the Conservatoire de Paris (CNSMDP) were in Sao Paulo, Brazil to flash- mob-perform Ravel's Bolero in 2013...
I chose this video performance because it visually captures the essence of taking over a space and changing the character of the location - albeit, in this instance captivating the audience in a positive manner.

Thanks anon.

Flashmob performing Ravel's Bolero.



Text from Géza Gárdonyi's “Eclipse of the crescent Moon”.

The sun rose. The forest was covered in dew. blackbirds trilled. Pigeons cooed. In the distance the first horsemen raised a cloud of dust as they came from the direction of Pecs.
The road could be seen stretching in the cloud of dust as far as the city itself. At last, a paprika-red banner appeared in the cloud in front of them, then two, then five and then o\more and more of them. Beneath and after the banners came soldiers in high turbans on Arab steeds. The horses were so tiny that some soldiers’ feet almost touched the ground.
“Those are the gurebas,” Tulip explained. “They are always the first to come. They’re not real Turks.”
“What are they then?
“Arabs, Persians, Egyptians, a mixture of all kinds of riff-raff.”
That was obvious. They were wearing a mixture of clothes. One had an enormous brass plume on his head, and his nose was missing. He had already been in Hungary.
The second regiment following them carried a green-striped white banner. Their faces were tanned and they wore blue baggy trousers. Their faces showed that they had eaten and drunk well that night.
“Those are the ulufedjis ,”said tulip. “Mercenaries, military policemen. They also look after the war-treasury. Can you see that fat bellied man with the smashed forehead? With big hrass buttons on his chest...?”
“Yes”.
“His name’s Turna. That means ‘crane’. But I’d sooner call him ‘pig’.”
“Why?”
“I once saw him eating a hedgehog.”
Ad Tulip turned his head and spat.
A regiment with a yellow banner galloped along in their wake. Their weapons shone brighter. The horse of one of the agas sported a silver-studded breast-ornament.
“Those are silahtars,” said Tulip. “They’re also mercenaries. Hey, you bandits and gallow-birds! I served with you for two years!” And he laughed.
Next came the spahis with their bows and arrows and red flags, their officers in armour; with broad curving swords at their side. Then the Tatars with their pointed caps. A mass of fat faces, leather jerkins and wooden saddles.
“A thousand...two thousand....five thousand...ten thousand.” counted Gergely.
“You’ll never count them”, said Tulip with a dismissive wave, “there are probably something like twenty thousand of them.”
“Well, they’re ugly, bony-cheeked people.”
“The turks destest them too. They eat horses’ heads.”
“Horses head?”
“Well, they don’t get one each, but they’re certain to put one in the center of the table.”
“Boiled or roast?”
“It would be something if they were at least boiled or roasted. but they eat them raw. And these dogs have no mercy even for newly born babes. You see, they take out a man’s spleen.”
“Don’t say such horrible things!”
(to be continued)
Thursday, August 20, 2015 3:34:00 p.m.  
Anonymous Anonymous said...
(continued)
"“But that’s how it is. You see, they think that if they rub their horse’s palate with human spleen it will gain new energy, however tired it is.”
Gergely withdrew his head in disgust from among the foliage. “I’m not watching them, he said. “They’re not human.”
Tulip, however, went on watching them.
“Here comes the nisandji bey,” he said a quarter of an hour later. “He’s the one who inscribes the name of the padishah on papers that have his seal.”
Gergely looked down. All he saw was a pike-headed stately Turk with a long moustache sitting plumply on his little steed among the soldiers.
Next cam the defterdar, an delderly crook-backed Arab, the Turkish Minister of finance. Following him in another group of soldiers was the Kazai asker in a long yellow robe and a tall white cap. He was the chief judge-advocate. The cheshnidjis, or stewards and butlers came next, then the court bodyguard. They glittered with gold.
And now the Turkish bands were playing. Amid all the braying of trumpets and the clash of tambourines the varied colours of numerous army corps appeared and went past – the court hunters, whose horses’ manes were coloured red, while they themselves carried falcons on their arms.
After the huntsmen came the imperial stud. Prancing, fiery steeds, some already saddles. Solaks and janissaries led the horses.
After the horsemen tall horsetailed banners fluttered over the road. three hundred kapudjis, all of them in identical white caps embroidered with gold. At home they were the sultan’s palace guards.
Through the clouds of dust the long line of janissaries gleamed white along the road. Their backward-drooping white caps soon became mingled with the officers’ red caps and the blue broadcloth uniforms they wore. Their caps were decorated with a spoon in front.
“Is the sultan still a long way off?” asked Gergely.
“Oh yes, he must be some way off,” replied Tulip. “There are at least ten thousand janissaries. Then come the chavishes and all sorts of court dignitaries.
“In that case let’s move back a bit and have a bite to eat.”
On the south side the rock hid them from the army. On the road which sloped down to the north they could see the countless host descending into the valley.
“We might even have a nap too,” Declared Tulip. And he opened his knapsack. Out of it rattled a chain.
“Why, whatever’s that?” asked Gergely in surprise.
Tulip raised his eyebrows and laughed. “It’s a good friend to me. Without it I never step outside the village.”
And since the student looked at him in puzzlement, he went on, “That’s my chain. every time I go out of the village, I fasten one end of it to my leg. You see, then I’ve no need to fear the Turks
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Sound Familiar? ISIS Harvests Organs of Yazidi Sex Slaves to Fund Terror


From The Mirror:
The terrorists proudly torch people alive, behead them, stone them to death, rape women they have abducted and a host of other atrocities. Now they may have added to their sickening list of crimes. 
The killer thugs of ISIS may be selling the organs of enslaved Yazidi women to fund their murderous campaign in the Middle East. 
The terrorists proudly torch people alive, behead them, stone them to death, rape women they have abducted and a host of other atrocities. 
Now they may have added to their sickening list of crimes by selling human body parts to fund their twisted caliphate. 
A report by the Middle East Media Research Institute, which monitors ISIS supporters online, says militants openly discuss the topic of slavery on social media. The reports states: 
“These social media conversations also reveal information on where and under what conditions the women are being held, on the going prices for them, and even on other issues relating to them – such as possible trafficking in human organs.”
What did I say yesterday?
The reason that, against all reason, the Left sides with the anti-freedom Islam, is because the Left and Islam share the same savage, blood-thirsty "god".  

Their "god" asks for the sacrifice of their children.  

And they off their children up on the altar to the "god". 

This "god" is one, but the sages call him by many names.
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Trump Shuts Down Reporter Who Complains His Use Of Term “Anchor Baby” Is Offensive

THIS is the reason Donald Trump has gained so much traction.

By "THIS" I mean, his ability to cut through PC bullshit. His unwillingness to tolerate it for even a second, and his insistence upon using his own language to express his own opinions, just as our First Amendment guaranteed us all in the first fucking place.

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Awesome Sauce: Slovakia Says, Will Take Syrian Christian Refugees, But "We Can't Take Any Muslims"


Slovakia has agreed to take in 200 Syrian migrants to help with the growing crisis – but only if they are Christian.
Bratislava officials claim Muslim refugees wouldn’t feel at home because the country has such a tiny Islamic population.
An Interior Ministry spokesman said: ‘In Slovakia, we don’t have mosques… we only want to choose the Christians.’
Decisions like this could save the Western world.

AND THEN THERE'S THIS:

Denmark will tell the United Nations it wants to be able to pick and choose the best refugees from the annual UN High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) programme.
Denmark takes 500 refugees a year from the UNHCR under a quota agreed through international agreement, but in future it wants a better class of refugee from the UN. Although the plan may sound difficult to some, Danish immigration and integration minister Inger Støjberg says it’s for the good of the refugee as well as for the country.

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Facebook Saves Islamic State From Ridicule By Taking Down Image Poking Fun At Terrorist Group


Facebook Save Islamic State From Ridicule By Taking Down Image Poking Fun At Terrorist Group

THIS STORY IS FROM THE HUFFINGTON POST.
How stupid Facebook is, when even the PuffHo is criticizing you for PC-overload.
Facebook has taken down a post poking fun at the Islamic State saying it had to remove it because it did not meet its community standards. 
The post showed what was intended to be the Islamic State flag reproduced as toilet roll and was posted on the social media site by Britain First leader Paul Golding. It was captioned: "Soon to be stocked in the Britain First shop."
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WIPEWATER: PHONES OF HILLARY PALS FLUSHED SERVERS SCRUBBED CLEAN

State Department BlackBerry devices issued to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's aides Cheryl Mills and Huma Abedin have likely been destroyed or sold off, the department said in a court filing on Wednesday. 
Mills and Abedin “were each issued BlackBerry devices,” department Executive Secretary Joseph Macmanus wrote in the filing. The department, however, “has not located any such device,” and believes that they would have been destroyed or removed from the department's control. 
“Because the devices issues to Ms. Mills and Ms. Abedin would have been outdated models, in accordance with standard operating procedures those devices would have been destroyed or excessed,” Macmanus added. 
State Department spokesman John Kirby confirmed later on Wednesday afternoon that the two former officials’ devices were returned to the department after they left office. 
“They belong to the United States government, and when you leave an agency you just turn it in,” Kirby said. “So yes, they were turned in. Where they are now I couldn’t begin to tell you. 
“It’s also likely, because this was a while ago, that those devices may have been destroyed,” he added. “I don’t have the records of it because they were old and outmoded and often times we purchase new devices” in those circumstances. 
In the same court filing, the State Department confirmed its previous claim that Clinton used a personal BlackBerry during her time in office that was not issued by the federal government. 
The State Department “does not believe that any personal computing device was issued by the department to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, and has not located any such device at the department,” Macmanus wrote. 
News of the Clinton aides’ devices adds to the growing scrutiny on the Democratic presidential front-runner and two of her top advisors, both of whom have been drawn into the fire surrounding the Clinton email furor. 
The criticism has been a major drag on Clinton’s presidential campaign, and has provided a nearly endless supply of ammunition to her critics — including some Democrats. 
Wednesday’s filing came as part of a lawsuit from the conservative organization Judicial Watch, which is looking for documents related to Abedin’s employment arrangement while she served in the State Department. 
“The questions just keep popping up,” Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton said in a statement. “Every time the State Department tries to justify its stonewalling, one more bit of information arises.” 
A hearing in the case before the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia is scheduled for Thursday afternoon.
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Tower of Babel

Watch 'em dig their graves ...

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Humpday Blues

Robert Cray
Cookin' in Mobile 2010


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Wednesday, August 19, 2015

TWO HUGE STORIES ABOUT THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION'S MALFEASANCE VIS A VIS IRAN


SENATORS RUBIO, KIRK: OBAMA IS SENDING SECRET LETTERS TO FOREIGN GOVERNMENTS PROMISING THAT NO ACTION WILL BE TAKEN AGAINST THEM IF THEY DO BUSINESS WITH IRAN (WHICH IS A VIOLATION OF THE TREATY THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION NEGOTIATED)

From Ace of Spades:
Two leading U.S. senators are calling on the Obama administration to release secret letters to foreign governments assuring them that they will not be legally penalized for doing business with the Iranian government, according to a copy of a letter sent Wednesday to the State Department and obtained by the Washington Free Beacon. .... 
The Obama administration is purportedly promising the foreign governments that if Iran violates the parameters of a recently inked nuclear accord, European companies will not be penalized, according to the secret letters. 
"These letters appear to reassure these foreign governments that their companies may not be impacted if sanctions are re-imposed in response to Iranian violations of the agreement," they claim. 
"While Administration officials have claimed that this is not the case, we think it is important for the American public to be able to read your assurances to foreign governments for themselves as their elected representatives review this deal in the coming weeks."  
Under the terms of the agreement, sanctions on Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), a paramilitary force known to commit acts of terrorism across the globe, will be lifted.
GO READ THE WHOLE THING.

And then there's this:

AP: UN-IRAN DEAL WILL PERMIT *THE IRANIANS* TO "INSPECT" THEIR OWN MILITARY NUCLEAR SITE
Iran, in an unusual arrangement, will be allowed to use its own experts to inspect a site it allegedly used to develop nuclear arms under a secret agreement with the U.N. agency that normally carries out such work, according to a document seen by The Associated Press. 
The revelation is sure to roil American and Israeli critics of the main Iran deal signed by the U.S., Iran and five world powers in July. Those critics have complained that the deal is built on trust of the Iranians, a claim the U.S. has denied. 
The investigation of the Parchin nuclear site by the International Atomic Energy Agency is linked to a broader probe of allegations that Iran has worked on atomic weapons. That investigation is part of the overarching nuclear deal.
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Syria: Leading Antiquities Scholar Beheaded


From AP:
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Islamic State militants beheaded a leading Syrian antiquities scholar who spent most of his life looking after the ancient ruins of Palmyra, then hung his body from a pole in a main square of the historic town, Syrian activists and the scholar's relatives said Wednesday. 
The killing of 81-year-old Khaled al-Asaad was the latest atrocity perpetrated by the militant group, which has captured a third of both Syria and neighboring Iraq and declared a self-styled "caliphate" on the territory it controls. 
A militant then read out five alleged IS charges against al-Asaad, including that he was the "director of idols," represented Syria "at infidel conferences" and visited Shiite powerhouse Iran.
Allah has triumphed once again.
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7th Shocking Video Catches Planned Parenthood Harvesting Brain of Aborted Baby Who Was Still Alive



From Life Site News:
The new video includes O’Donnell’s eyewitness narrative of the daily practice of fetal body parts harvesting in Planned Parenthood abortion clinics. She tells the harrowing story of harvesting an intact brain from a late-term male unborn baby whose heart was still beating after the abortion. 
“‘I want you to see something kind of cool,’” O’Donnell says her supervisor asked her. “And she just taps the heart, and it starts beating. And I’m sitting here and I’m looking at this fetus, and its heart is beating, and I don’t know what to think.” 
The San Jose Planned Parenthood does abortions up to 20 weeks of pregnancy. Referring to the beating heart of the aborted fetus, O’Donnell remarks, “I don’t know if that constitutes it’s technically dead, or it’s alive.” 
The Center for Medical Progress alleges that Planned Parenthood is likely breaking federal laws requiring that appropriate medical care and treatment be given to babies who survive abortions. State and federal law require that the same treatment be given to an infant born-alive after an abortion as to a normally delivered baby (1 U.S.C. 8, CA Health and Safety Code 123435). 
California law also prohibits any kind of experimentation on a fetus with a discernible heartbeat (CA Health and Safety Code 123440). The group also indicates StemExpress has been cited in published scientific literature as a source of fetal hearts used for Langendorff perfusion, which keeps a heart beating after it is excised from the body. 
O’Donnell also tells how her StemExpress supervisor instructed her to cut through the face of the fetus in order to get the brain. 
“I can’t even describe what that feels like,” she says. The video also features recordings of Dr. Ben Van Handel, the Executive Director of Novogenix Laboratories, LLC, and also of Perrin Larton, Procurement Manager of Advanced Bioscience Resources, Inc. (ABR). 
Novogenix is the company that has harvested fetal organs from abortions done by Planned Parenthood Federation of America’s Senior Director of Medical Services, Dr. Deborah Nucatola, in Los Angeles, while ABR is the oldest fetal tissue procurement company and works with Planned Parenthood in San Diego and other clinics around the country. 
Van Handel admits, “There are times when after the procedure is done that the heart actually is still beating,” and Larton describes abortions she has seen where “the fetus was already in the vaginal canal whenever we put her in the stirrups, it just fell out.”
GO READ THE WHOLE THING. 

As I wrote a few weeks ago, the reason that, against all reason, the Left sides with the anti-freedom Islam, is because the Left and Islam share the same savage, blood-thirsty "god". 

Their "god" asks for the sacrifice of their children. 

And they off their children up on the altar to the "god".

This "god" is one, but the sages call him by many names.
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Democrat Sen. Bob Menendez Comes Out Against Iran Deal: “If Iran Is To Acquire A Nuclear Bomb, It Will Not Have My Name On It”



From Legal Insurrection:
New Jersey Democratic Senator Bob Menendez announced his opposition to the Iran nuclear deal today in a speech at Seton Hall University. Menendez laid out his reasons why the deal not only was bad, but also worse than the alternatative. 
Hope, he said, is not a strategy. 
“Whether or not the supporters of the agreement admit it, this deal is based on ‘hope’– hope that when the nuclear sunset clause expires Iran will have succumbed to the benefits of commerce and global integration. Hope that the hardliners will have lost their power and the revolution will end its hegemonic goals. And hope that the regime will allow the Iranian people to decide their fate. 
“Hope is part of human nature, but unfortunately it is not a national security strategy.
“I know that, in many respects, it would be far easier to support this deal, as it would have been to vote for the war in Iraq at the time. But I didn’t choose the easier path then, and I’m not going to now. I know that the editorial pages that support the agreement would be far kinder, if I voted yes, but they largely also supported the agreement that brought us a nuclear North Korea.
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Iran Government publishes threat to Israel video via official channels

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Jimi Hendrix Experience, Live in Stockholm

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John Lennon and the Dirty Mac - Yer Blues

Quite a group:

Eric Clapton - Guitar
Keith Richards - Guitar
John Lennon - Guitar and Vocals
Mitch Mitchell - Drums

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Sometimes

Rick Derringer is a great friggin' guitar player.

Goofy-assed band, though. (They certainly good players, so what can you say? I can say they're goofy-assed.)



BONUS - Rick Derringer with Edgar Winter, Frankenstein

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NBC News on Hillary's Server: "There Was an Attempt To Wipe It" - FBI Still MIGHT Be Able to Recover Some Information


From NBC News:
The FBI may be able to recover at least some data from Hillary Clinton's private email server even though there was an attempt to wipe it, two sources with direct knowledge of the process told NBC News on Tuesday. 
The FBI is investigating the security of Clinton's personal server and the thumb drives that contain emails related to her work as secretary of state during President Barack Obama's first term. 
The Clinton campaign has previously acknowledged that there was an attempt to wipe the server before it was turned over last week to the FBI. The FBI "will try to figure what's there, how it got there and who put it there," one of the sources said.
Still, when the question is put to her:

"The FBI said you tried to wipe the server. Did you try to wipe the entire server?"

She makes a wiping gesture, and says, "What, like with a cloth or something?"

She's making a joke out of it.

Still when pressed directly, she can offer up nothing but the most lawyerly response. On whether Hillary or her people tried to wipe the server, Hillary says "that's for the the people investigating to try to figure out."

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John Scofield
New Morning - The Paris Concert (2010)



1. Ten Taken
2. Woody'n You
3. Slinky
4. My Foolish Heart
5. Steeplechase
6. Hive
7. Lost Found & Inbetween
8. Chirikawa
9. Relaxin' at Camarillo
10. I Want To Talk To You
11. Groove Elation
12. The Guiness Spot

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Tuesday, August 18, 2015

ISIS’ Version Of Hitler’s Mein Kampf Discovered, Promises “Final Solution” By 2020

ISIS Will Rule The Whole World
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (Christian Examiner) – The American Media Institute, an independent investigative news agency, has uncovered a secret Islamic State document in Pakistan which the group says bears a striking resemblance to Adolf Hitler’s Mein Kampf (My Struggle). 
In it, ISIS militants reportedly set six phases of operations leading to the end of the world. Phase six, according to the plan, will begin in 2017, when the group says it will begin subjecting all enemies of the global caliphate and Islam will rule in peace. 
The 32-page document is interesting for several reasons. First, it was found in the remote tribal regions of Pakistan – to date, an area not officially considered ISIS territory. 
Secondly, the document draws a strong connection between the initiation of hostilities with the West by al Qaeda in 2001 and ISIS. In other words, ISIS believes it is continuing the work of al Qaeda’s founder, Osama bin Laden. 
Like Mein Kampf, the document is reportedly filled with rhetoric against the Jews, as well as Israel and the United States. 
President Barack Obama is called “the Mule of the Jews” and the Islamic State’s plan to push the world toward Armageddon is seen as a “final solution.” 
One U.S. intelligence official, unnamed in AMI’s report, said the document – written in Urdu – shows that ISIS is very gifted at pursuing its agenda. 
“While the world is watching videos of beheadings and crucifixions in Iraq and Syria the Islamic State is moving into North Africa the Middle East, and now we see it has a strategy in South Asia. It’s a magician’s trick; watch this hand and you’ll never see what the other is doing,” the official told AMI. 
Other phases call for economic warfare and “declaring the caliphate” by 2016. From 2017-2020, the group plans to engage in “open warfare” with all enemies of the Islamic state so “Allah will grant victory to the believers after which peace will reign on earth.”
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New Fatwa Says It's Ok for Muslim Men To Take Drugs In Order to Have Sex With An Ugly Wife

Do Me Now, You Big Beautiful Shahid

What they really need is a hallucinogenic that makes grown women appear to be 9 year old girls.

From Clarion Project:
A married man who believes his wife to be ugly may take cannabis before having sexual relations with her, according to a new fatwa from a Salafi Moroccan imam. 
The religious ruling is going viral on social media in Arabic, after the imam made a Friday sermon on the subject in a mosque. 
The imam explained his motive is, “So the husband can see his wife like a stunningly beautiful heavenly virgin, but the conditions are that the man is over 40 and he doesn’t use the drug for more than 30 minutes.” 
The fatwa is the best solution for all husbands who were tested by God with ugly women, the religious leader added.
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"It’s an irony surely lost on the Black Lives Matter crowd that whatever the perils of life in Democrat-controlled cities, nowhere is as dangerous to black Americans as the womb."


What Ben Carson Knows About Planned Parenthood

From National Review:
It’s an irony surely lost on the Black Lives Matter crowd that whatever the perils of life in Democrat-controlled cities, nowhere is as dangerous to black Americans as the womb. That is not a matter of chance, as Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson noted Wednesday on Fox News: 
“I know who Margaret Sanger is,” Carson told host Neil Cavuto, referring to the founder of Planned Parenthood, “and I know that she believed in eugenics, and that she was not particularly enamored with black people. And one of the reasons that you find most of their clinics in black neighborhoods is so that you can find a way to control that population.” 
He encouraged viewers to read up on Sanger (about whom, he noted, Hillary Clinton has gushed). To that end, the best resource is Sanger herself. 
In her 1922 book The Pivot of Civilization, Sanger wrote: 
The lack of balance between the birth-rate of the “unfit” and the “fit” [is] admittedly the greatest present menace to the civilization. . . . The example of the inferior classes, the fertility of the feeble-minded, the mentally defective, the poverty-stricken, should not be held up for emulation to the mentally and physically fit, and therefore less fertile, parents of the educated and well-to-do classes. On the contrary, the most urgent problem to-day is how to limit and discourage the over-fertility of the mentally and physically defective. 
While Sanger spent her 50-year birth-control crusade touting “reproductive freedom” and women’s “liberation,” those goals were inextricable, to her mind, from population control. And so Sanger devoted much of her career to stopping the “inferior classes,” the “mentally defective,” the “poverty-stricken” et al. from reproducing — or, as she called it, “reckless breeding.” 
Sanger again: 
Modern studies indicate that insanity, epilepsy, criminality, prostitution, pauperism, and mental defect, are all organically bound up together and that the least intelligent and the thoroughly degenerate classes in every community are the most prolific. Feeble-mindedness in one generation becomes pauperism or insanity in the next. There is every indication that feeble-mindedness in its protean forms is on the increase, that it has leaped the barriers, and that there is truly, as some of the scientific eugenists [sic] have pointed out, a feeble-minded peril to future generations – unless the feeble-minded are prevented from reproducing their kind. To meet this emergency is the immediate and peremptory duty of every State and of all communities. 
Sanger’s devotion to the “science” of her day provided her a purportedly empirical basis on which to establish a hierarchy of desirable persons. Predictably, in 1939, allied with prominent black ministers and community leaders, Sanger commenced her “Negro Project” to promote birth control among blacks. 
“The mass of significant Negroes still breed carelessly and disastrously,” wrote Sanger’s Birth Control Federation, “with the result that the increase among Negroes . . . is [in] that portion of the population least intelligent and fit.”
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Ted Cruz On Iran Deal: If There’s One Thing History Tells Us, If Someone Says They Want To Kill You, Believe Them


From the Blaze:
Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) laughed when a reporter asked him about former generals and admirals who have expressed support for the Iran nuclear deal, and then slammed the agreement as “catastrophic.” 
Here’s how the reporter, Justin Dougherty of KOTV in Tulsa, Oklahoma, phrased his question: 
Several times you have mentioned that in international crisis you would seek the advice of military personnel, now recently there are three dozen former generals and admirals would say this is our only option to keep nuclear weapons from Iran. Are you going to listen to that letter at all? 
After letting out a chuckle, Cruz replied, 
“I don’t know the letter to which you are referring, but I can tell you this Iranian nuclear deal is catastrophic.” 
“The single greatest national security threat facing America is the threat of a nuclear Iran. If this deal goes through, three things will happen. Number one, the Obama Administration will be world’s leading financier of radical Islamic terrorism. Billions of dollars will flow to jihadist who will use that money to try and murder Americans. Number two, this leaves four American hostages in Iran…but number three, most dangerously, this deal only accelerates Iran’s acquiring a nuclear weapon.” 
The Texas senator went on to say of Iran, “If there’s one principle that history has taught us, it is that if somebody tells you they want to kill you, believe them.”
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Scientists Find Way To Store Vast Quantities of Information In Single DNA Molecule For Millions of Years


From the Independent:
Scientists have developed a way of storing vast quantities of information for up to a million years in a single molecule of DNA. 
The breakthrough could lead to digital archives of everything from ancient texts to Wikipedia changes being stored in the form of DNA that could in theory survive for hundreds of thousands of years without any loss of data. 
Robert Grass and colleagues of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zurich said they have pioneered a process of encapsulated DNA in glass that is equivalent to creating a fossilised form of data storage. 
They have also developed a mathematical algorithm normally used in long-distance radio transmissions to eliminate any errors when deciphering the data written in the digital genetic code of DNA. 
“We will show how we can use modern chemical and information engineering tools for the safeguarding of actual digital information in the form of DNA,” the researchers told the American Chemical Society meeting in Boston. 
Dr Grass said that his team has converted 83 kilobytes of text from the medieval Swiss Federal Charter of 1291 and the Methods of Archimedes from the 10th Century into the digital code of DNA based on sequences of four chemical building blocks, the nucleotides A, C, T and G. 
“A little after the discovery of the double helix architecture of DNA, people figured out that the coding language of nature is very similar to the binary language we use in computers,” Dr Grass said. 
“On a hard drive, we use zeros and ones to represent data, and in DNA we have four nucleotides, A, C, T and G,” he said. 
The DNA molecules were synthesised by machine and heated to 71C for a week, which is equivalent to being stored at 50C for 2,000 years, after which it was decoded back into the original text without any errors, Dr Grass told the meeting.
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