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Posts by John Frum

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  • Written in the skies: why quantum mechanics might be wrong

    05/18/2008 10:51:14 PM PDT · 3 of 78
    John Frum to FormerACLUmember

    “Not only does God play dice, but... he sometimes throws them where they cannot be seen.” - Stephen Hawking

  • Gazans cower under fire, anger at Israel mounts (They can dish it out but can't take it)

    03/01/2008 7:26:06 PM PST · 19 of 36
    John Frum to tobyhill; rageaholic

    Screw Palestinians, Israel rules! Gaza is nothing but a giant wasteland.

  • Who Was Imad Mughniyeh?

    02/14/2008 9:51:00 PM PST · 10 of 19
    John Frum to Ernest_at_the_Beach; rageaholic

    Its just a matter of one piece of garbage, disposed of for good. Good riddance. ;-)

  • 'We have broken speed of light'

    08/17/2007 10:02:22 PM PDT · 360 of 372
    John Frum to MNJohnnie; rageaholic

    Utterly impossible and untrue. Its like the claim recently about creating ‘cold fusion’. Wait and see, they’ll be retracting this tidbit soon enough.

  • Black Muslim bakery raided

    08/05/2007 3:33:38 PM PDT · 38 of 47
    John Frum to GomerBile; wtc911

    My definition of winning an argument is that which is contained in the post above. LAFF.

  • Black Muslim bakery raided

    08/04/2007 11:39:49 PM PDT · 28 of 47
    John Frum to GomerBile; traumer

    There’s not enough currency on the face of this planet that would be able to persuade me to patronise such an establishment. I don’t need to have a “Black Muslim bakery” in my neighborhood. Odds are such a place would diminish surrounding property values by a factor of at least 2:1.

  • Afghanistan: Top U.S. Commander Optimistic On Developments In Eastern Region

    08/04/2007 11:36:14 PM PDT · 5 of 5
    John Frum to GomerBile; jdm

    We’re at war with militant islam, plain and simple. Anything less than this declaration is simply feigning ignorance.

  • Shoeless George Bush--Washington's continuing confusion with Islam

    07/10/2007 9:40:40 PM PDT · 135 of 135
    John Frum to wolfinator; rageaholic

    Either you are a closet liberal (in which case why you hang out on a conservative bulletin board is beyond comprehension) or you are a closet muslim. In my opinion both are pretty much not worth their salt they contain.

    Fascism is for gullible losers. Socialism is also for losers. Communism IS a failure. Only capitalism is the true salvation.

  • Statue of the American Soldier in Iraq

    07/09/2007 7:05:14 AM PDT · 86 of 86
    John Frum to rageaholic

    I guess the phone cops and internet police failed, according to a certain letter. LOL.

  • Shoeless George Bush--Washington's continuing confusion with Islam

    07/08/2007 8:43:44 PM PDT · 124 of 135
    John Frum to wolfinator
    They are not allegations, its fact.

    You choose to ignore facts presented to you because it suits your argument.

    I stand behind any and all statements I may have said in the past, although I will not believe anything that you choose to quote as you are full of inaccuracies. I don't need to check what I may have said before.

    Here is perfect example, not only did Rageaholic already post the specific in context quote once before, you neglected to read it, before you reacted. Then you react with the same wrong information that you posted before he corrected you (with the type of information that a 3rd grader could likely find in less than a minute on the White House website, which is beyond reproach in terms of accuracy).

    Again, I will requote and re-emphasize again (in bold face) below:

    But you, rageaholic, you still can’t show a quote where Bush said “Islam is peace.” You might find similar sounding quotes that mean different things, but you won’t find the specific in-context quote you claim he did, and he posted a link to the white house website, with the press release.

    The face of terror is not the true faith of Islam. That's not what Islam is all about. Islam is peace

    Once again you've made a proclamation and you've been proven dead flat wrong, your credibility is shot.

  • Shoeless George Bush--Washington's continuing confusion with Islam

    07/08/2007 4:02:51 PM PDT · 120 of 135
    John Frum to wolfinator; rageaholic
    I see clearly and without prejudice. There were plenty of SIGNIFICANT american muslim celebrations on 9/11.

    Here is a perfect example of such celebrations:

    And for those who cannot read this link, as a favor to them I will cut and paste the text of such, below:

    Celebrating 9/11 at the FBI

    By Paul Sperry | February 11, 2004

    When linguist Sibel Dinez Edmonds showed up for her first day of work at the FBI, a week after the 9-11 attacks, she expected to find a somber atmosphere. Instead, she was offered cookies filled with dates from party bowls set out in the room where other Middle Eastern linguists with top-secret security clearance translate terror-related communications. She knew the dessert is customarily served in the Middle East at weddings, births and other celebrations, and asked what the happy occasion was. To her shock, she was told the Arab linguists were celebrating the terrorist attacks on America, as if they were some joyous event. Right in front of her supervisor, one translator cheered: "It's about time they got a taste of what they've been giving the Middle East." She found out later that it was her supervisor's wife who helped organize the office party there at the bureau's Washington field office, just four blocks from the J. Edgar Hoover Building. "This guy's wife brought the date-filled cookies for the celebration," Edmonds, 33, recalled. At the time, the supervisor, Mike Feghali, a naturalized U.S. citizen from Beirut, was in charge of the FBI's Turkish and Farsi desks. But he's been promoted since then, and now also runs the all-important Arabic desk, which is key to intercepting the next al-Qaida plot. It gets worse. The language service squad is the front line in the FBI's war on terrorism, collecting all foreign language tips, information and terrorist threats to homeland security. Agents act on what the squad translates and reports. The sooner they get the information, the sooner they can thwart terrorist attacks. Investigators had missed clues to both the 2001 and 1993 World Trade Center attacks because they were buried in a backlog of untranslated wiretaps and documents in Arabic. Despite the backlog, Feghali told Edmonds and other translators to just let the work pile higher, according to Edmonds. Why? Money. She says Feghali, who has recruited family and friends to work with him at the high-paying language unit, argued that Congress would approve an even bigger budget for it if they could continue to show big backlogs. "We were told to take long breaks, to slow down translations, and to simply say 'no' to those field agents calling us to beg for speedy translations so that they could go on with their investigations and interrogations of those they had detained," said Edmonds, who was fired without specified cause by the FBI after she reported breaches in security, mistranslations and potential espionage by Middle Eastern colleagues. She claims Feghali actually tampered with her work to slow her down. "My supervisor went as far as getting into my work computer and deleting almost completed work so that I had to go back and start all over again," she said. Edmonds, a Turkish-American who is not a practicing Muslim, made the allegations last month in a 9-page letter to the Senate Judiciary Committee. She also claims that Feghali threatened to sue the bureau for racial discrimination, but dropped the suit once the bureau promoted him, says Edmonds and other sources. The FBI, which like the army suffers from a severe shortage of Arabic translators, instated a bureau-wide Muslim-sensitivity training program after 9-11. Reached by phone at his Maryland home, Feghali was brusque and refused to talk about the allegations. "I'm not at liberty to discuss this thing, OK?" he said before abruptly hanging up. The spokesperson for the FBI's Washington field office, Debbie Weierman, did not return repeated phone calls. Feghali, who holds several foreign language degrees, has been an FBI language specialist for several years. He was a key translator in the government's case against al-Qaida operatives charged in the U.S. embassy bombing in Kenya, and even testified in court. Sources say he is planning to move back to Lebanon. A key player in the 9-11 plot and the likely pilot of United Airlines Flight 93, the suicide plane that crashed apparently en route to the U.S. Capitol, was Ziad Samir Jarrah, a Lebanese. Edmonds has also complained about Feghali and other Middle Eastern translators to the Justice Department inspector general. And on Wednesday, she is scheduled to give a detailed briefing to members of the 9-11 commission in a secure room here. She claims terrorist "investigations are being compromised," and has demanded an independent probe of the FBI's language department. "If there were, and are, persons within the language department that either intentionally prevented translation because of their agendas, or persons who were, and are, not qualified to properly translate, it is likely that terrorist communications prior to 9-11 were missed; and it is likely that current and future terrorist communications will likewise be missed," Edmonds wrote Justice's Inspector General Glenn A. Fine in a Jan. 5 letter. "I have alleged, and the FBI has confirmed (to Senate investigators), that there are in fact such persons in the language department." Fine still has not released the findings of his internal probe, even though Edmonds first filed her complaint with his office almost two years ago. Speaking for Fine, Justice official Carol Ochoa said the investigation is "still ongoing." "We are working hard to complete it expeditiously," she said in a Jan. 6 letter to Edmonds.

    Get your facts straight. Your grand pronouncements that 'this isn't so' without checking facts makes all of your arguments weak.

    I do see the situation clearly.

    Its you who have obfuscated and choose not to understand the true threat that militant islam poses to the world, and the defacto condonement by the majority of moderate (and silent) muslims.

  • Evolution is preposterous

    07/07/2007 7:16:02 AM PDT · 32 of 366
    John Frum to rageaholic
    Dinosaurs are figments of our imagination.


  • Shoeless George Bush--Washington's continuing confusion with Islam

    07/06/2007 9:18:23 PM PDT · 111 of 135
    John Frum to wolfinator; rageaholic
    Yeah, right, Muslims are decent Americans *SARCASM*. I cannot name one muslim who fits such a profile.

    You say that you "personally know Muslims who are decent patriotic Americans" and yet thousands of 'supposedly' decent muslims cheered the attacks that happened on Sept 11th. These were muslims in the USA and also overseas. You can do a variety of searches on the internet and else where and see these disgraceful images, including ones where they burn the American Flag.

    These so called decent muslims are part of the silent majority who don't bother to speak up against militant/extremist islam. Daniel Pipes has it right, if you bother to read and understand what he's saying, all the warning signs are right there. And thus I condemn the silent majority as being complicit and share as much guilt as those in the militant/extremist factions.

  • Shoeless George Bush--Washington's continuing confusion with Islam

    07/05/2007 10:52:30 PM PDT · 108 of 135
    John Frum to wolfinator; rageaholic

    The dangerous segment of islam is all of it; islam is an enemy ideology. If September 11th didn’t teach you this simple fact then you are truly ignorant. How many more innocent people need to die to prove this so???

    You’re entitled to your wrong opinion (which was proven wrong by rageaholic). And I’m entitled to my opinion that since you are incorrect; whatever comments you make furthermore, aren’t worth consideration, PERIOD. In MY opinion.

  • Shoeless George Bush--Washington's continuing confusion with Islam

    07/04/2007 2:44:32 PM PDT · 84 of 135
    John Frum to wolfinator; rageaholic

    Daniel Pipes is the number one authority on middle east issues (including Islam). He clearly sees the threat that muslims pose to the rest of the world. His analysis is dead on target. And as other posts within this major thread indicate, your facts are dead wrong too. Rageaholic knows and has proven this so.

  • U.S., Iraqi troops kill 55 insurgents in major offensive on al-Qaida

    06/23/2007 10:37:41 PM PDT · 3 of 14
    John Frum to Perdogg; rageaholic

    What, no pictures??? LOL!


    06/15/2007 10:33:22 PM PDT · 14 of 15
    John Frum to Dumpster Baby; rageaholic

    One gets you kiled and one gets you a free pass because there’s a definite homoerotic tilt to Ahmadinejad. I don’t make it up - the pictures speak for themselves.

  • Iraq - Blast at revered Shi'ite shrine in Iraq's Samarra (Golden Dome Mosque)

    06/15/2007 10:29:16 PM PDT · 84 of 85
    John Frum to HAL9000; rageaholic

    Now you see it (the mosque); now you don’t. LOL.

  • A fatwa free-for-all in the Islamic world

    06/15/2007 10:27:18 PM PDT · 50 of 50
    John Frum to rageaholic; GovernmentShrinker

    Islam is irrelevant.

  • Youtube Propoganda (Vanity)

    06/15/2007 10:24:03 PM PDT · 4 of 8
    John Frum to Ultra Sonic 007

    Truly a very lame blog and a very lame set of video essays. Anyone who believes this nonsense probably believes in toothfairies and junk like that.