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  • Years of liberal dogma have spawned a generation of amoral youngsters

    08/10/2011 2:14:12 PM PDT · by Bed_Zeppelin · 14 replies
    Mail Online ^ | August 10, 2011 | Max Hastings
    A few weeks after the U.S. city of Detroit was ravaged by 1967 race riots in which 43 people died, I was shown around the wrecked areas by a black reporter named Joe Strickland. He said: ‘Don’t you believe all that stuff people here are giving media folk about how sorry they are about what happened. When they talk to each other, they say: “It was a great fire, man!” I am sure that is what many of the young rioters, black and white, who have burned and looted in England through the past few shocking nights think today. It...
  • Iran says U.S. 'will be taught the mother of all lessons'

    08/08/2011 7:53:24 AM PDT · by Bed_Zeppelin · 46 replies
    WND ^ | August 07, 2011 | Reza Kahlili
    Iran is planning to retaliate against the United States for the sabotage against its nuclear program, according to an editorial in the Kayhan newspaper, the mouthpiece of Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. The U.S. has all of its infrastructure connected to the Internet, the editorial says, and as a result, "it is constantly worried about an unknown player, who they will never be able to identify ... sitting in some corner of the world who would launch an attack on a sector of (the Americans') foundations. They will be taught the mother of all lessons." Specifically, Iran is looking...
  • America at risk: The emerging threat from within(Part 1 of a two-part column)

    08/03/2011 7:10:44 AM PDT · by Bed_Zeppelin · 11 replies
    WND ^ | August 02, 2011 | Tom Marin and Paul E. Vallely
    The Development and Execution of Joint Operations (both civilian and military) to respond to dynamic threats against the United States has now reached a point of criticality. Over the course of the last several years, some Americans are gradually waking up to the fact that our "essence of being" as a nation and as individuals is under a constant state of attack, and this attack has been implemented methodically and slowly over time by enemies who despise our way of life. What is occurring to the great country is so heinous that it patronizes each one of us, who we...
  • U.S. Pays Salaries to Palestinian Terrorists

    07/27/2011 6:35:39 AM PDT · by Former Fetus · 13 replies
    Jewish World Review ^ | 7/27/2011 | Jonathan Tobin
    U.S. aid to the Palestinian Authority has become an increasingly controversial matter in the wake of the group's decision to bypass peace negotiations and go to the United Nations for recognition of an independent state. But the outlay of funds to the Palestinians may become even more toxic after the release of a report by a media watch organization detailing the payment of salaries from the U.S.-funded PA to imprisoned terrorists. The report from Palestinian Media Watch, an Israeli-based organization that monitors the Palestinian media and culture, said that more than 5,500 Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails are getting salaries...
  • Exiled Islamists Fuel Libyan Revolution (Obama & NATO islamic allies....)

    CAIRO – Hiding for years from tyrant Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, members of Islamic groups are coming to light from their forced exile as real patriots to map out freedom fighters’ strategy against the current authoritarian rule. “We are part of the Libyan people and we just want to help our country,” Abu Sohaib, not his real name, a senior commander of the Libyan Islamic Fighting Group, told the New York Times on Tuesday, July 19. The Libyan Islamic Fighting Group was formed in 1995 with the goal of ousting Colonel Qaddafi. Daring to protest against Gaddafi in the 1990s,...
  • Putin reveals what it takes to become president

    When another worker asked what it takes to be president, Putin answered that integrity is the key quality but one should also know how to take risks. He said he had made difficult decisions. “I sometimes thought – I’ll do this and what will be, will be. Pack up and go find yourself a new job,” Putin said, recalling how militants attacked Dagestan in 1999 and the authorities “could have spent months procrastinating in search of a better solution, waiting for elections, and fearing that our decision could hurt us because […] society was tired of bloodshed.” “Yet it was...
  • Social workers see sense – it's just a shame they're not ours

    07/11/2011 11:18:04 PM PDT · by Murtyo · 2 replies
    Daily Telegraph (UK) ^ | 25 Jun 2011 | Christopher Booker
    Last week, a Doncaster district judge issued a warrant for the arrest of Vicky Haigh, the former jockey and racehorse trainer who recently fled to Ireland to prevent Nottinghamshire social services seizing her expected baby. As I reported at the time, Miss Haigh duly gave birth to baby Sapphire; mother and daughter receive regular visits from England by the baby's father and his three children, for whom she has been a beloved stepmother for six years. Judge Bennett issued the warrant after Miss Haigh failed to appear before him to answer a charge that she had breached a "non-molestation order"...
  • Manufacturing Surveys Imply US Economy Has Entered The Second Month Of A (Re)Recession

    06/27/2011 5:05:14 PM PDT · by The Magical Mischief Tour · 33 replies · 1+ views
    Zero Hedge ^ | 06/27/2011 | Tyler Durden
    There may be those among the less than brainwashed lemmingerati out there who have noticed what, as we have pointed out for the past month when reporting on the various manufacturing and regional Fed indices, has been an epic collapse in the appropriate data series. As John Lohman so kindly demonstrates, the two month implosion has been beyond epic, and while certainly the biggest drop in the past decade, may also be the all time worst ever. To the point of this post: the last time we had an economic contraction of this magnitude was back in February of 2008,...
  • Colombian women on sex strike until road is paved

    06/25/2011 8:21:32 AM PDT · by Bed_Zeppelin · 48 replies
    Channel 6 News ^ | June 24, 2011 | BNO News
    BOGOTA (BNO NEWS) -- Almost 300 hundred women in southwest Colombia vowed to withhold sex from their husbands until the government paves the connecting road into their village, Colombia Reports said on Friday. Dubbed the "strike of crossed legs," the women in the town of Barbacoas near the Pacific coast are trying to persuade their husbands to pressure local authorities to properly maintain the main road out of their village which stretches some 35 miles (56 kilometers) before reaching the nearest town. Many husbands of the women on strike, however, said that they would prefer that their wives engage in...
  • I need help for a non-profit I support.

    06/21/2011 9:10:29 AM PDT · by meatloaf · 14 replies
    Admin moderator, if this is inappropriate please delete. Thanks! I've been helping a non-profit, the International Fire Relief Mission. We collect equipment in the US from fire departments and businesses and ship it overseas to fire departments that either don't have anything or are so poorly equipped, it's a wonder they can do anything. As an example until we shipped equipment to New Guinea, the firefighters responded barefoot wearing overalls. There's another non-profit that raises money for other non-profits and holds a yearly awards ceremony in which as much as $15,000 is awarded. We operate on about $10,000 a year....
  • Mass suicide fears as French worry end of world is approaching

    06/17/2011 7:55:44 AM PDT · by Bed_Zeppelin · 32 replies
    Herald Sun ^ | June 16, 2011 | From correspondents in Paris
    SO many people in France believe that the world is about to end that a government agency today alerted the country to the risk of mass suicides by converts to prophesies of imminent Armageddon. Natural disasters, the internet and French fears of economic doom are lending credence to predictions that the planet will self-destruct on December 21, 2012, said Miviludes, the government body that monitors cults and suspicious spiritual activities. There have been 183 false predictions of the end of the world since the Roman Empire collapsed and these are multiplying with new technology and a global climate of fear,...
  • Exclusive: The Fed's $600 Billion Stealth Bailout Of Foreign Banks Continues At The Expense Of The

    06/12/2011 12:13:59 AM PDT · by Nachum · 23 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 6/12/11 | Tyler Durden
    Courtesy of the recently declassified Fed discount window documents, we now know that the biggest beneficiaries of the Fed's generosity during the peak of the credit crisis were foreign banks, among which Belgium's Dexia was the most troubled, and thus most lent to, bank. Having been thus exposed, many speculated that going forward the US central bank would primarily focus its "rescue" efforts on US banks, not US-based (or local branches) of foreign (read European) banks: after all that's what the ECB is for, while the Fed's role is to stimulate US employment and to keep US inflation modest. And...
  • Hamas Summer Camps Train Next Generation Terrorists

    06/10/2011 7:39:19 PM PDT · by Bed_Zeppelin · 4 replies
    Israel National News ^ | June 10, 2011 | Gavriel Queenann
    Hamas is reporting record turnouts for its summer camps for children in 2011. The 'summer camps,' combining Islamic indoctrination, paramilitary training, and social activities are set to begin again this year as United Nation’s summer camps, considered competition by Hamas, are being openly denigrated by jihadists. Children and adolescents are an important target demographic for Hamas, from which its future army of terrorists will be recruited. Summer camps are an important means for indoctrinating Gaza's youth with Hamas' jihadist ideology.
  • Confessions of a trained Islamic terrorist

    06/08/2011 6:58:45 AM PDT · by Bed_Zeppelin · 9 replies
    WND ^ | June 06, 2011 | Michael Carl
    Editor's Note: This is the first of a three-part series about Kamal Saleem, a onetime terrorist who abandoned violence for Christianity. He was trained in terror starting at age 7 at a PLO assault camp, learning to know and hate his enemies, was indoctrinated in radical Islam on his mother's knee and studied with his father how to despise Christians and Jews. He later dined with Moammar Gadhafi, his website says he served under Yasser Arafat and has Arab royalty in his family tree and he worked as a career mercenary, taking his terror activities worldwide. Ultimately, he was recruited...
  • Obama's Other 'Part-Time Foreign Policy Consultant' – NYT's Thomas Friedman – Mocks Israel,

    05/31/2011 6:02:42 PM PDT · by Nachum · 10 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | 5/31/11 | Matt Hadro
    NewsBusters previously reported that CNN's Fareed Zakaria had met with President Obama face-to-face to discuss foreign policy. Obama's other reported "source" of information on foreign policy, New York Times foreign affairs columnist Thomas Friedman, mocked Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu Sunday on CNN, and added that he should have dutifully obeyed the demands Obama outlined in his recent Mideast speech. According to a May 11 New York Times article, Friedman was one of two foreign policy journalists "sounded out" by President Obama for information on foreign affairs. The other, CNN's Fareed Zakaria, has previously criticized Israel's prime minister for not...
  • Americans to Israel: Don't listen to Obama

    05/21/2011 5:27:12 AM PDT · by Bed_Zeppelin · 36 replies · 1+ views
    WND ^ | May 21, 2011 | By Bob Unruh
    Leaders across America whose organizations represent literally millions of people have told the nation of Israel, much like the wizard told Dorothy in Oz, "don't listen to that man behind the curtain," or in the current case, don't listen to the man in the White House. The message came just hours after Barack Obama announced to the world Israel needs to return to its pre-1967 borders to appease Palestinians dedicated to the annihilation of the Jewish nation. Obama made the statement in an address in advance of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's planned visit to the White House today. Netanyahu...
  • Integrity and Attribution: Obama's Foreign Contribution and Campaign Finance Fraud, The Timeline

    04/21/2011 5:51:22 PM PDT · by Nachum · 4 replies
    Atlas Shrugs ^ | 4/21/11 | Pamela Geller
    Here's an update to yesterday's piece on "doing the right thing"........ which was a big thank you kiss to Tom Blumer, editor of the leading business blog, Bizzy Blog, and a PJM contributor. The foreign contribution story I broke in July 2008 took months to pull together. It is irritating to listen to people justify what amounts to an intellectual theft. It is wrong. Not only did we go through thousands of pages of FEC douments, but I followed up with David Keene (yes, Grover's boy) in 2008 as well. He was the President of the ACU, and I implored...
  • Obama 2008 campaign under scrutiny

    04/18/2011 7:47:21 AM PDT · by Phlap · 25 replies
    CNN ^ | 04/16/2011 | Rebecca Stewart
    No one is immune from an audit, including President Barack Obama. The Federal Election Commission has begun an audit of Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign, according to Roll Call newspaper. The campaign, a record-breaking fund-raising machine that brought in nearly $750 million for then-candidate Obama, attributed most of its contributions to small-dollar donors. But the size of the haul almost guaranteed an audit would eventually occur.
  • O'Reilly Answers His Email

    04/13/2011 10:18:31 PM PDT · by jdirt · 62 replies
    Foxnews ^ | April 13, 2011 | jd
    Bill O'Reilly is either the worst journalist ever or he flat out lied to several people who wrote him. However, he invited us to send him the evidence if his facts are wrong. 1. Will you stake your professional reputation that Mr. Obama is constitutionally eligible to be president? Ken McFadden, LaGrange GA A Yes 2. How do you know Obama did not attend college on foreign student aid? Edith Keenan Lake Stevens, WA A. He reportedly received federal aid assistance and affirmative action help. There is not one shred of evidence any foreign money was involved. 3. What about...
  • Texas may ban courts from considering foreign laws

    04/11/2011 4:50:03 AM PDT · by Robert Drobot · 25 replies
    Houston & Texas News ^ | A.D. 9 April 2011 | ANNA M. TINSLEY
    AUSTIN — Texas lawmakers are considering whether to ban state courts from considering foreign religious or cultural laws, such as the Islamic law of Shariah. The goal "is to require a Texas court to uphold and apply only the laws ordained by the constitutions of (Texas and the United States), prohibiting any other interpretation," said Rep. Leo Berman, R-Tyler, a former Arlington mayor pro tem. "This is now happening all over Europe ... and in Dearborn, Mich. ... and it could spread throughout the United States. "We all know what Shariah law does to women - women must wear burqas,...