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Posted on 04/11/2010 9:33:03 AM PDT by Velveeta
Obama amputates our nuclear arms
By: Charles Krauthammer
Under President Obamas new policy, however, if the state that has just attacked us with biological or chemical weapons is in compliance with the Non-Proliferation Treaty, explained Gates, then the U.S. pledges not to use or threaten to use nuclear weapons against it.
Imagine the scenario: Hundreds of thousands are lying dead in the streets of Boston after a massive anthrax or nerve gas attack. The president immediately calls in the lawyers to determine whether the attacking state is in compliance with the NPT. If it turns out that the attacker is up-to-date with its latest IAEA inspections, well, it gets immunity from nuclear retaliation. (Our response is then restricted to bullets, bombs and other conventional munitions.)
However, if the lawyers tell the president that the attacking state is NPT noncompliant, we are free to blow the bastards to nuclear kingdom come.
This is quite insane. Its like saying that if a terrorist deliberately uses his car to mow down a hundred people waiting at a bus stop, the decision as to whether he gets hanged or 100 hours of community service hinges entirely on whether his car had passed emissions inspections.
Apart from being morally bizarre, the Obama policy is strategically loopy. Does anyone believe that North Korea or Iran will be more persuaded to abjure nuclear weapons because they could then carry out a biological or chemical attack on the United States without fear of nuclear retaliation?
The naivete is stunning.
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Scandal brewing over “kidnapped” Russian drug pilot
20 July, 2010, 10:40
The Russian Foreign Affairs Ministry has sent an official note of protest to
the US State Department after American agents detained a Russian citizen in
Liberia and secretly transported him to the United States.
The detainee is Konstantin Yaroshenko, who is suspected in the US of
attempting to bribe Liberian officials and smuggle cocaine.
[I would love to know the truth...]
Rashid Khalidi Appeals for Funds for Ship to Run Israeli Blockade of Gaza
by Winfield Myers . Jul 20, 2010 at 3:06 pm
Rashid Khalidi, Edward Said Professor of Arab Studies at Columbia
University, has signed an appeal for funds to outfit a ship—to be named The
Audacity of Hope after Barack Obama’s second book—that will challenge the
Israeli blockade of Gaza in September or October, according to a report by
at The Lede, a blog of the New York
Times. His wife Mona is also a signatory.
The appeal is posted at the site USTOGAZA.ORG http://ustogaza.org/
says the ship will sail from the US to the Eastern Mediterranean, where it
will join ships from “Europe, Canada, India, South Africa and parts of the
Middle East.” The appeal employs the word “we” when speaking of the upcoming
trip, which gives the impression that the signatories intend to be aboard.
The site’s opening paragraph is laden with falsehoods of commission and
July 20, 2010 - UnitedStatesAction.com Newslinks
Pakistan denies allegations over Mumbai attacks
— (U.S./Pakistan/India) Headley reveals strong militant-official nexus: Menon
— NSA echoes Pillai on ISI role in 26/11
(Pakistan/U.S.) Pak knows where Osama is: Hillary
Pakistan: Three militants killed as forces foil attack in Mardan
Pakistan city tense after ‘blaspheming’ Christians shot
Pakistan Christian Post: “Martyr Rashid and Sajjid gunned down by Muslim extremists laid to rest”
Audio purportedly from al Qaeda No. 2 says victory coming — Zawahiri on Afghanistan and Iraq
Afghanistan: Karzai Eyes 2014 for Afghan-Led Security
Afghanistan: 2 U.S. Trainers Are Shot Dead in Afghanistan - shot by Afghan soldier
Afghanistan: Challenges ahead for Afghan security forces
Afghanistan: Clinton defends US strategy in Afghanistan
Afghanistan: For harried local Afghans, Taliban, Kabul Conference is just an exercise in futility
Afghanistan: Michael Semple: Afghan reintegration strategy is ‘Taliban Talking Lite’
Afghanistan: Daily Telegraph: “We need to defeat the Taliban, not increase aid”
“Telegraph View The sacrifices of the past nine years must be proved to have been worthwhile.”
(Iraq) Iranian pilgrim killed, five others wounded in booby-trapped car blast in Diyala
Iraq car bomb kills and maims — Car bomb kill up to 4 and injures 15 in Baquba
(U.S.) JFK Terror Plot Defendant Opposes Fighting, Guns Were Toys, He Testifies
— Abdul Kadir
(U.S.) Times Square Bomb Could Have ‘Killed Thousands,’ FBI Test Shows
(U.S.) Al Qaeda-Linked Blogging Site Had History of Breaking the Law — Blogetery.com
(U.S.) Sudbury man accused in terror plot pleads not guilty
— Tarek Mehanna trial date set for October 3, 2011
(U.S.) President Obama set to grill British Prime Minister David Cameron on release of Lockerbie bomber
(U.S.) Report: Tab for ‘War on terrorism’ tops $1 trillion
U.N. Lists U.S.-Born Muslim Cleric as Al Qaeda Member - Anwar al-Awlaki
— US praises UN listing of terrorism operative — also spelled Anwar Al-Aulaqi
(U.S.) N.C. Congresswoman Calls for American to Be Stripped of Citizenship Over Al Qaeda Website
— Sue Myrick on North Carolina native Samir Khan
(UK) Finsbury Park Mosque: Abdulmutalab-Awlaki Link?
— Mahmood seeks answers
Israel: Report: Israel holds captured flotilla ships
Jerusalem police warn of Muslim extremist takeover after Beit Yonatan eviction
Fatah supports direct talks on condition
Gaza: Islamic Jihad, PFLP claim mortar attack in Gaza
(Saudi Arabia) Al-Qaida in the classroom
A new initiative in Saudi Arabia aims to root out extremist teachers and ‘reeducate’ them away from terror
Iran to retaliate for UN sanctions
Somalia: Mogadishu fighting kills 52 civilians in a week-group
Kenya: Militia kill officer in border attack — al-Shabaab
Kenya: Bomb pastor faces seven years in jail
(Libya) Obama, Cameron condemn release of Lockerbie bomber
Turkey: Kurdish rebels kill 7 Turkish soldiers
Germany investigates report of bank aiding Iran
(Canada) Muslim extremist charged with promoting genocide
— National Post: “Salman Hossain was charged by Ontario Provincial Police following an investigation into Internet posts that advocate the mass killing of Jews in Canada and other Western countries.”
— Bangladeshi-Canadian left Mississauga for South Asia before investigation completed
Saudi Woman Blog: “Saudi disillusionment with the religious establishment”
Indian police arrest five over ‘honour’ killing
(U.S.) NYC - Park Place Mosque: Mayor Has Strong Words for Palin
(U.S.) NYC: “ACLJ Calls on NYC to Landmark Ground Zero Site for Historical Purposes, Keeping Islamic Mosque Out”
— ACLJ Calls for Landmark Status to Prevent Park Place Mosque
(U.S.) Tennessee: Anti-Mosque Sentiments Countered With Interfaith Walk
(U.S.) Tennessee: Billboard opposes Murfreesboro Islamic center
(U.S.) Tennessee: Zelenik Slams Opponents For Not Stopping Muslim Center, Campaign Warns Of Sharia Law
Netherlands: Gov’t finances ‘Ground Zero mosque’ organizations
Spain: Parliament rejects general burka ban bill
Syria: Veil ban: Why Syria joins Europe in barring the niqab
Indonesian Muslim group may ban civet coffee
Malaysia: Muslims ban Manchester United shirts over red devil image
India: Darul says girls cycling un-Islamic, not all agree
Against Racial Supremacism News:
Arizona Sheriff Paul Babeu “appears on a white nationalist program, invites listeners to join his ‘posse’”
— Wikipedia on “The Political Cesspool” - also notes it is also anti-feminist
— Following a Four-Month Absence, White Supremacist James Edwards and the Political Cesspool Return to the Airwaves
Australia: Racism rife in Alice claim
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Thanks for finding the link, Granny.
Notice when Zawahiri mocks Zero, it doesn’t even make the news.
Zawahiri said “soon”.
Time for heightened alert, IMO.
Impending health crisis, Open border policies
Time Release WMDs
By Joy Tiz Monday, July 19, 2010
One of the decades most underreported stories is the impending health crisis begat by our open border policies. As DC politicians posture, criminals, terrorists, drugs, and weapons flow freely into the country through our Mexican border which has deteriorated into an anarchical combat zone.
Even leprosy is incubating among the illegal population:
Leprosy, a scourge of Biblical days, is caused by a bacillus agent and is now know as Hansens Disease. In the 40 years prior to 2002, there were only 900 total cases of leprosy in the US. In the following three years there have been 9,000 cases and most were illegal aliens.
Its not only Mexico dispatching mortiferous diseases. Middle Easterners with less than honorable aims are finding it easy to blend into the border crashing camarilla:
Hispanic gangs are now the most powerful criminal operatives in the United States and in much of the world. The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) National Gang Intelligence Center (NGIC) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) estimate that 80 percent of U.S. crime is committed by gangs, including murder, rape, kidnapping, violent assaults, torture, robbery, and identity theft.
Criminal gangs are multiplying and successfully recruiting Hispanics born in the United States and abroad. Islamist terrorists have reached an accord with gangs for assistance in entering the United States without inspection.
Body of Tennessee Election Official Found in Trunk of Burning Car
By News on the Net Monday, July 19, 2010
Threats posed by Iran, Hezbollah, and its global terrorist network are considerable
Irans Global Terrorist Reach
By Dr. Walid Phares Friday, July 9, 2010
[In most areas of the world, Iran has planted its jihadi’s]
Index of news:
Safe containing radioactive material missing from hospital
Man guilty of mailing bomb threat to Jewish school
Jordanian citizen from Chicago’s Far North Side is convicted for bomb threat
Virginia Man Accused of Providing Material Support to Terrorists
Important article - ping.
Al Qaeda Still Wants a Dirty Bomb
by Jane Harman and Susan Collins
Despite an active threat, the White House has slashed funding for radiological protection.
Ms. Harman is a Democratic congresswoman from California and chair of the Homeland Security Subcommittee on Intelligence & Terrorism Risk Assessment. Ms. Collins is a Republican senator from Maine and ranking member on the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
Yep, priorities by the Obama Administration.
Thank you for the ping Velveeta.
Thanks, Vel. The priorities are misplaced. We seem to face a new outrage every day. It’s getting beyond frustrating.
July 21, 2010 - UnitedStatesAction.com Newslinks
Pakistan Christians Mourn Brothers Murdered for Blasphemy, Police Use Teargas on Christians
Pakistan Assembly minorities’ members demand review of blasphemy laws
Pakistan: Three killed in violence in Quetta
Pakistan: Chief of anti-terror agency resigns
Afghanistan: Six Afghan police officers beheaded by Taliban militants
Afghanistan: 2nd shooting in month casts doubt on Afghan forces
Afghanistan: Two Americans killed by ‘alliance’ soldier
Afghanistan:Two British soldiers killed in Afghanistan — MoD
Afghanistan withdrawal possible from 2011 - Cameron
Iraq: 15 Killed in Northern Iraq Bombing - outside Shiite mosque
Iraq: Booby-trapped car blast in Diyala leaves 39 people killed, wounded
India Mumbai Attacks: 26/11 remark: Krishna does a Qureshi on Pillai
(U.S.) Virginia man charged with aiding Somali group tied to al-Qaeda
— Zachary Adam Chesser (aka Abu Talhah Al-Amrikee) “was arrested and charged Wednesday with providing material support to a Somalia-based terrorist group affiliated with al-Qaeda.” - Washington Post
— FOX News: “Virginia man who warned on a radical Islamic website that the creators of the cartoon series “South Park” will be targeted for death for their caricature of the Prophet Muhammad”
— FOX reports: “Zachary Adam Chesser, aka Abu Talhah Al-Amrikee, admitted to federal agents that he attempted on two occasions to travel to Somalia to join Al-Shabab as a foreign fighter. After he was stopped from boarding a flight from New York to Uganda on July 10, Chesser, 20, allegedly admitted that he intended to travel from Uganda to Somalia. Chesser, of Fairfax County, Va., attempted to board the plane with his infant son; court records allege he intended to use his son as part of his cover to avoid detection.”
— FBI Press Release
(U.S.) Accused terrorist Abdul Kadir in JFK bomb plot: I only wanted to raise money to build mosque
(U.S.) NY suspect ‘dumbed down bomb’
(U.S.) Alaska couple to plead guilty to terrorism charges
— AP: “Paul Rockwood Jr. and his wife, Nadia Rockwood, of King Salmon, Alaska, are charged with lying about the list and making false statements about domestic terrorism during interviews with FBI agents in May.”
— “Officials said that in late 2009, he began discussing using mail bombs and possibly killing targets by gunshot to the head. By early this year, the hit list had been formalized, with about 15 targets. It was not made public.”
— “Prosecutors alleged that Paul Rockwood, also known as “Bilal,” converted to Islam about a decade ago and began studying the teachings of American-born cleric Anwar al-Awlaki, who has professed hatred for the United States and supports acts of terrorism. According to the charging documents, Paul Rockwood converted to Islam in late 2001 or 2002 when the couple lived in Virginia.”
— “’After his conversion, and while residing in Virginia, Rockwood became a strict adherent to the violent Jihad-promoting ideology of cleric Anwar al-Awlaki,’ the documents said. ‘This included a personal conviction that it was his religious responsibility to exact revenge by death on anyone who desecrated Islam.’”
(UK) Alex Salmond defends Megrahi release - Lockerbie bomber
Iran calls on Muslims to fight US and UK ‘terrorism’
Report: Hizbullah Deploys Thousands of Terrorists Near Border
Gaza: IDF kills 2 terrorists on Gaza border
Mauritania jails Qaeda mercenary kidnapper
Chad: Sudanese leader visits country obliged to arrest him
— Omar Al-Bashir - warrant for genocide
Russia: 2 Killed as Militants Attack Russian Hydropower Plant
— Daring Terror Attack on Power Station Kills 2
Turkey: PKK leader offers to stop fighting
Thailand: Soldier wounded by Yala bomb
— Bomb hits roadside checkpoint, wounds 9 in South
Thailand: Villager murdered in Pattani
War on Women News:
Turkey: Hizb ut-Tahrir Member Charged in “Honor Killing” of Sister
— Today’s Zaman: Girl’s murder by brother was ‘honor killing’
— Hurriyet Daily News:
India: Police arrest five over honour killing of woman
Iran: Sakineh Ashtiani Stoning Case Review Postponed for 20 Days
— Mission Free Iran reports: “ICAE Press Release #19: Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtianis case review postponed; final judgment will be made in 20 days”
— “In our last press release we reported that the Supreme Court in Iran would issue a statement on Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtianis case on July 21st, 2010. Today we have been informed by our sources in Iran that the Islamic regime has postponed a decision in Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtianis case for another 20 days. According to the sources, all documents of Sakinehs case have been sent to the 9th division of the Supreme Court.”
— “We believe that Sakineh is still at risk of being executed or even stoned to death. The aim of the Islamic regime of Iran is clear: by pushing back the date of the final verdict they hope to buy time to escape the pressure of the international community. The Islamic regime is waiting for the international news coverage and the pressure to abate to then continue with their criminal activities.”
— Mission Free Iran has organized global protests on July 24
July 24 Worldwide Demonstrations in Support of Freedom for Sakineh Ashtiani
Iran: Eight Other Pending Executions in Iran - Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani
— News of the imminent stoning of one Iranian woman for alleged adultery galvanized a global movement to save her. But sadly, her case was not an anomaly.
(Pakistan) Hizb ut-Tahrir calls for “garrisons of the Muslim armies” to “eradicate the state of Israel from the face of the planet”
— HT Pakistan Press Statement: “The Jews are Jews... Anything could be expected from them!!!”
-— calling Jews “forefathers were made monkeys and pigs”
(Lebanon) Bassil, Baroud at Loggerheads over Hizb ut-Tahrir Permit
(UK) When Tariq Met Mona - debate between Tariq Ramadan and Mona Eltahawy
(UK) Birmingham social services still failing to protect vulnerable children
— such as Khyra Ishaq was starved to death by her mother
(France) Muslims in France feel the sting of discrimination
(U.S.) NYC: Bloomberg, Palin Agree to Disagree on Ground Zero Mosque Plans
(U.S.) NYC: GOP candidate for NY gov calls for mosque inquiry - Rick Lazio
(U.S.) NYC: NYC1 Report: “Developer Blames Media For ‘Misperception’ Over Lower Manhattan Mosque”
(U.S.) NYC: Peter Gadiel writes in USA Today against Park Place mosque: “Opposing view on religious freedom: Stop the mosque”
— Gadiel is a long time contributor VDARE group out of DC/Virginia
— VDARE listed by SPLC as “white nationalist” “hate group”
— VDARE promotes “white nationalist” Jared Taylor
(U.S.) “Florida: CAIR Asks Fla. U.S. Senate Hopeful Not to Attend Anti-Islam Rally”
— Marco Rubio and August 21 Tea Party rally
-— CAIR unindicted co-conspirator in HLF terror trial
(U.S.) NYC - Brooklyn Paper on Sheepshead Bay mosque:
— “The mosque will destroy our community” — Alex Tenenbaum is a resident of Sheepshead Bay and a member of the organization Bay People
— “The mosque is important to our community” - Ibrahim Anse is the architect of the proposed mosque
(U.S.) Chicago: “SIOA Launches Honor Killing Awareness Campaign: Freedom Taxis Hit Chicago Streets”
(U.S.) SIOA Promotes “Jewish” Division of English Defence League (EDL)
— July 19, 2010 - Birmingham Mail: “Violence flared as police attempted to get the protesters back on to buses at the end of the demonstration with EDL supporters throwing bricks and metal security fences at riot police.”
— The English Defence League uncovered
(U.S.) SIOA Supporters Promote “Burn A Koran Day”
(U.S.) SIOA Supporters Seek Ban Against Islam in U.S.A.
Against Racial Supremacism:
Murfreesboro, Tennessee: Biracial Murfreesboro couple find noose in tree
— Noose Hung In Interracial Couple’s Yard
— same city as Mosque protest
New Jersey: Gloucester County offers $1,000 reward in racist graffiti case
— KKK and swastikas
Against Totalitarianism News:
North Korea: US to hit NKorea with more sanctions in August
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Notice when Zawahiri mocks Zero, it doesnt even make the news.
Zawahiri said soon.<<<
You are welcome.
Soon, means just that, we have been safe for too long, by their records.
Safe containing radioactive material missing from hospital<<<
How many others are also missing?
Thanks Vel! Just last night I was thinking that we were probably about to get hit again...everyone letting their guard down with focus on the economy and the oil spill. Prayers up for our nation!!!
Al Qaeda Still Wants a Dirty Bomb
by Jane Harman and Susan Collins<<<
OBL, will wait 2 lifetime’s to complete his plans.
Gunman makes terror threat, robs downtown office (Chicago)
A gunman threatened to detonate a car bomb and claimed links to al-Qaida while robbing an American Express office on the Magnificent Mile this afternoon, police said.
About 4:20 p.m., a man approached a female employee in the American Express travel service office at 605 N. Michigan Ave. at first trying to buy euros and showing her a gun in his waistband as he demanded money, said Near North District Captain Leo Crotty.
The man told the woman that he was a member of al-Qaida, pointed to a vehicle across the street and claimed there was a bomb in the car and that he could detonate it with his cell phone, Crotty said.
The man, described as 6 feet tall, 200 pounds and possibly of Middle Eastern descent...
Thanks, Velveeta. Starting to feel naked with regard to security against terrorism.
I watched an interview with Jane Harman this morning, discussing the threat of dirty bombs. She was VERY concerned.
Velveeta and others on this thread, I saw think link elsewhere (TB2000) and am just too busy to check and see if somone posted it already, nor have I viewed it. Here’s the link:
Network of Mexican-American Women Help Afghan Deserters
Comment by a member:
This ties in with the OTMs, prayer rugs, and Islamic ties to illegal immigration.
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