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Greenfield: Friday Afternoon Roundup - Weakness is the New Strength
Sultan Knish blog ^ | Friday, March 07, 2014 | Daniel Greenfield

Posted on 03/07/2014 3:08:04 PM PST by Louis Foxwell

Friday, March 07, 2014

Friday Afternoon Roundup - Weakness is the New Strength

Posted by Daniel Greenfield @ the Sultan Knish blog


The progressive spin is that Putin’s invasion, as the Center for American Progress put it, is “an act of weakness, not strength — an act, as Kerry aptly characterized it, anachronistic in both moral and strategic terms… fundamentally mismatched to 21st century realities.”

In the upside down world of progressive soft power, invading another country is an act of weakness while being unable to do anything about it is an act of strength. Weakness is the new strength and strength is the new weakness.

Obama’s impotence makes him a world leader, while Putin’s potency makes him a 19th century relic.

The more Putin does, the more he shows that he’s another Sarah Palin or Mitt Romney, a déclassé bumpkin unfit for the modern 21st century realities of discussing foreign policy on Jay Leno and cracking wise about horses and bayonets.

Obama Enters Putin’s World

Dem Senator’s Son Claims Iraq Vet Running Against Him has “Sense of Entitlement” - His Republican opponent graduated Harvard Law and joined the Army to go to Iraq


Like ObamaCare, Obama’s massive budget proposal has all sorts of horrible things in it, but one of them is more horrible than the rest.

“That of the funds appropriated under title III of this Act, not less than $575,000,000 should be made available for family planning/reproductive health, including in areas where population growth threatens biodiversity or endangered species.”

It’s hard to misread this as anything except promoting birth control/abortion of humans to protect endangered species.

Eugenics: Obama Budget Promotes Abortion to Protect Endangered Species


According to local Aleutian elders, 19 people have died since 1980 as a result of the impossible-to-navigate weather conditions during emergency evacuations.

During an August visit to Alaska, Jewell was told that building a road that connects King Cove and Cold Bay was vital. But in December, Jewell rejected the road saying it would jeopardize waterfowl in the refuge.

“She stood up in the gymnasium and told those kids, ‘I’ve listened to your stories, now I have to listen to the animals,”

Obama’s Interior Secretary to Dying Eskimos: “I’ve Listened to Your Stories, Now I Have to Listen to the Animals.”


The Oscar campaign for 12 Years a Slave was kicked off with the slogan, "It's Time."

Time for what? Time to throw a politically correct bone in the right direction. And as always the bone was thrown.

12 Years a Slave had the smallest number of awards for a Best Picture winner since 2005's Crash, which scratched the same politically correct spot. That makes both movies completely unique in decades. But you probably don't remember Crash. Hollywood is lucky if you remember The Artist.

And the Oscar Goes to No One

Communist Sympathizer “The Nation” Magazine Backs Putin


Putin: Listen to me. Listen to me carefully. I want you to correctly understand me.

    If we reach that decision, only if we reach that decision, it will only be for the defense of Ukrainian citizens, let anyone from the military dare shoot at their own people which we will be behind, not in front but behind, let them try and shoot at women and children.

    Let me see who in the Ukraine will give such an order.

Putin Threatens to Use Ukrainian Women and Children as Human Shields

Chicago Credit Rating Now Lower Than Any Major City Except Detroit


Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton presented Georgetown’s annual Hillary Rodham Clinton Awards for Advancing Women in Peace and Security.

Confusingly none of the three recipients of the Hillary Rodham Clinton Awards for Advancing Women in Peace and Security were women… but the presence of women would just distract from Hillary Clinton’s accomplishment as the only female leader in human history.

Hague responded to his award by delivering a speech praising Hillary’s non-existent accomplishments.

"Hillary, you enhanced the standing of US diplomacy in the world. You strengthened the State Department. You created new opportunities for your country, breaking fresh diplomatic ground in Asia and Africa. You are one of the world’s resolute champions of human rights, and in doing all these things and more you placed the United States in a stronger position for the 21st century."

Hillary Clinton Now Handing Out Awards Named After Herself

Iran May Hang Man for “Mohammed Butt” Joke


Solomon Yahya was born in Yemen in 1915. He worked as a gardener for forty years in Israel. Even long after retirement he continued doing the work that he loved. A month before the Madrid Conference at which Israel was forced to negotiate with the PLO, he was stabbed to death in a public park.

He was 76 years old.

At the end of last year, Solomon’s murderer, Abu Mohsin Khaled Ibrahim Jamal, was freed by Israel as a “confidence-building” measure to bring Mahmoud Abbas, the leader of the Palestinian Authority, to the negotiating table.

The release of the murderers, negotiated by Kerry, was praised by a State Department spokeswoman as “a positive step forward.”

Israel’s Homicidal Peace Partner

Valerie Jarrett Office Promotes ObamaCare to Muslims - With ObamaCare, you can enroll all your wives.


A government representative confirmed the ban. In a statement on Friday, the Home Affairs Ministry said that because “Ultraman is idolized by many children,” equating the lead character, Ultraman King, with Allah would especially “confuse Muslim children and damage their faith.”

Ultraman’s superpowers include Ultra Punch (Urutora Panchi): This is a basic punch, but since Ultraman possesses super-humanoid physical strength, it “has the power of 50 Indian elephants.”

Allah’s superpowers include 72 Virgins: This tricks his followers into killing for him in the hope that they will receive 72 virgins.

Muslim Malaysia Bans “Ultraman” so Kids Don’t Confuse Him with Allah

Dog-Killing Afghan Refugee to Swedes: “Throw Me Out and I’ll Kill 10 of You”


If Bush or Romney had done this, it would be a laughable gaffe, but since the Smartest Man Alive who has visited all 57 states and speaks fluent Austrian did it, it was probably the mountain air, lack of sleep or the classic, “Shut up, you’re a racist for noticing.”

Smartest President Ever Misspells ‘Respect’ While Honoring Aretha Franklin

64% of White New York Voters Rate Bill de Blasio Negatively

New Yorkers Bought $1 Bil in Florida Property Since De Blasio Win


It’s a little known fact that the Village Voice has attacked every movie ever made upon its release as racist. The Village Voice’s review of The Lego Movie just consists of the word “Racism” repeated over and over again.

Meanwhile Ghostbusters, with its mockery of the EPA, promotes Global Warming skepticism.

That’s the first time Ghostbusters was accused of promoting skepticism of anything.

Village Voice Accuses Harold Ramis of Racism, Global Warming Skepticism


There’s something all too appropriate about a strategist for a bland and uninteresting presidential candidate whose only virtue is that she is the 800 lb gorilla in the room because of her name recognition…

…going to work for a bland and uninteresting company whose only virtue is being the 800 lb gorilla in the room because of its name recognition.

Hillary Clinton could be said to be the Microsoft of presidential candidates, boring, poorly designed, prone to crashes and desperately pretending to be cooler than she is.

Hillary Clinton Top Strategist Becomes Microsoft Strategist

Triple Amputee Iraq Vet Blasts Obama: “You Have No Idea What it Means to be Poor”


If the Syrian Civil War goes for another 10 years, it’s bound to pull in NAMBLA, the Sierra Club, Cynthia McKinney, the Center for American Progress, the KKK, Greenpeace, Noam Chomsky and Jerry Brown.

‘Banging in Syria isn’t a lot like in LA. When they catch you, they don’t give you a public defender and three years of art therapy. They get their younger member to chop your head off for practice.

LA Gang Members Fighting Al Qaeda in Syria

Leader of Moderate Muslim Country Threatens Social Media Critics with Flogging, Stoning to Death

While toppling Putin would be harder than toppling Yanukovych, the USSR, which was a good deal tougher than Putin’s mafia state, was overthrown in part by popular protests.

Behind the staged photographs of a bare chested Putin hunting tigers or spearfishing for alligators is a narrow coterie of corrupt businessmen and an equally corrupt police state whose only interests in support the existing system are financial.

Putin isn’t just playing at empire, he’s also protecting his own back.

For Putin, the Ukraine is About More Than Just Territory


Two state solution proponents have insisted rightly that the existing state of affairs cannot continue, but after two decades it is the two state solution that has become the state of affairs that cannot continue. The Israeli Solution advocates something that has never been tried before throughout this conflict; integration instead of segregation and unity instead of partition.

Can Reuniting Israel End the Violence?


And it’s also no coincidence that Harold Ramis is an anagram for I Love Capitalism. At least if you translate that into the Portuguese and run it through the washer.

Also if you play the Animal House vinyl soundtrack backward, you can hear a Goldwater speech. Don’t tell me that’s a coincidence.

Caddyshack? Obvious paean to the Tea Party movement as embodied by Rodney Dangerfield.

Salon Denounces Harold Ramis for Pro-Reagan Ghostbusters



The Left has already succeeded in producing a resentful generation in times of economic stagnation. A generation not taught to use its rational faculties in debate, but to get shocked and offended in the face of diverging opinions.

Despite “expertise” in class warfare and degrees in areas like gender and ethnic studies, this generation is not getting what it thinks it is “entitled” to. This generation is not taught to be objective and self critical, lest it be too hard on itself! So if these young people are not getting what they think they deserve. Then, it has to be the system’s fault.

from Vijeta Uniyal at The Commentator


I wondered how many tears Dimacali had shed for Ilan Halimi, the young French Jewish man in Paris who was kidnapped in 2006 by a group called the “Gang of Barbarians” and tortured horrifically over a period of three weeks, which finally ended in his tragic death. The gang members cut his fingers, ears, bits of his flesh; they burned him with acid and poured flammable liquid on him and set him on fire. Four-fifths of his body was mutilated by torture.

What were her emotions when she thought of how the gang forced Ilan’s mother to listen to her son’s tortured screams over the phone while they simultaneously recited Quranic verses to her?

What were Dimacali’s feelings when, at his trial, the leader of the gang, Youssouf Fofana, smirked at Ilan’s mom and relatives and shouted, “Allahu akbar”?

From Jamie Glazov's powerful article, The Meltdown of Danielle Dimacali

from American Digest, the only picture of the Oscars you need to see


The fire of jihad, Holy War, must burn in the heart of every Muslim. It is a collective and personal duty; and every Muslim leader, particularly the head of the Muslim Empire, is obliged to pursue this duty ceaselessly. Legally therefore, the appellation of "The Land of War" to Europe is understandable. Every Christian coming from the Land of War - dar al harb- has the status of harbi. This is different from being a dhimmi, the status imposed on Christians and Jews tolerated to live under Islamic rule as a third-class subjects. The harbi is simply an alien, an enemy of Islam, even when no acts of war are in progress between the two sides. This legal outlook reflects the religious obligation to keep the Holy War alive. 

from Moshe Sharon's Muslim Europe in the Making

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1 posted on 03/07/2014 3:08:04 PM PST by Louis Foxwell
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The Left has already succeeded in producing a resentful generation in times of economic stagnation. A generation not taught to use its rational faculties in debate, but to get shocked and offended in the face of diverging opinions.
2 posted on 03/07/2014 3:10:09 PM PST by Louis Foxwell (This is a wake up call. Join the Sultan Knish ping list.)
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To: Louis Foxwell

Well, this is the world we live in, pathetic isn’t it. So in the O’bummer world ‘up is down’.

3 posted on 03/07/2014 3:21:39 PM PST by Vinylly
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To: Louis Foxwell

So according to this article, it’s just a matter of time before we trade the image of the American Bald Eagle for the profile of a plucked, undressed, neutered Chicken. I don’t think so, not quite yet.

4 posted on 03/07/2014 3:25:54 PM PST by lee martell
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To: Louis Foxwell
" Hillary Clinton could be said to be the Microsoft of presidential candidates, boring, poorly designed, prone to crashes and desperately pretending to be cooler than she is."
5 posted on 03/07/2014 4:06:56 PM PST by Paine in the Neck (Socialism consumes EVERYTHING)
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To: Paine in the Neck

Great quote, LMAO.

6 posted on 03/07/2014 4:08:33 PM PST by nascarnation (I'm hiring Jack Palladino to investigate Baraq's golf scores.)
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To: Vinylly


7 posted on 03/07/2014 4:29:24 PM PST by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: Louis Foxwell

Take back the color blue.
Blue Spring
Free Washington
Free Cuba
FUN (F* the UN)

8 posted on 03/07/2014 5:00:32 PM PST by UnbelievingScumOnTheOtherSide (HELL, NO! BE UNGOVERNABLE!)
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To: Louis Foxwell
“You just don’t in the 21st century behave in 19th century fashion by invading another country on completely trumped up pretext,” a baffled Secretary of State John Kerry said, as if Putin had decided to bring back monocles and pork pie hats.

It's not even that Kerry's a buffoon - it's like he's a caricature of a buffoon..

9 posted on 03/07/2014 8:04:04 PM PST by GOPJ ("Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), always currying favor with the press...."(nailed) - William Bigelow)
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To: Louis Foxwell

:: 12 Years a Slave had the smallest number of awards ::

12 Years a Slave won the Oscar for the same reason the Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to Obam-ugabe.

10 posted on 03/08/2014 5:40:12 AM PST by Cletus.D.Yokel
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Interesting to note that there is no mention of “modern islam’s” use of 7th Century barbarism to accomplish their goals.

11 posted on 03/08/2014 5:55:33 AM PST by Cletus.D.Yokel
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