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Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Shocking Video Of Muslim Attack On Church In Niger; After Charlie Hebdo Attack, 69 Churches Were Burnt Because They Were Christian


From Right Scoop:
In the wake of the terrorist attack on the offices of the French magazine Charlie Hebdo, Muslims in Niger went on a rampage burning down 69 churches and 11 homes in just a few hours, all because they were Christian. 
CBN News has gotten their hands on never seen before footage that shows dozens of Muslims burning down one church while beating a Christian member of that same church outside. 
The pastor says that it is still very difficult for him to watch. Another pastor told CBN News that they believe this attack on the Christian churches was systematic and organized because, otherwise, it doesn’t make sense that 69 churches and 11 Christian homes would all be burned down in a matter of hours. 
He is quite sure someone planned this attack. Since the attack, no arrests have been made. 
CBN News interviewed a Muslim leader in the area who said that Islam was a religion of peace and that Muslims were not involved in burning of the churches, suggesting that if the men who did the burnings were arrested that Christians would be among them. 
But a local pastor who has lived there for 35 years says that’s ridiculous, explaining that they were shouting ‘Allahu Akbar’. But even more than that he says he knows a Muslim when he sees one.
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How Lois Lerner Evaded Charges

How Lois Lerner Evaded Charges
The Obama Administration's latest gift to the former IRS tax-exempt chief came recently when U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia Ron Machen informed the House of Representatives that he would not file charges on its formal contempt citation against Ms. Lerner. 
This absolution, which shields Ms. Lerner from a grand jury probe, came on Mr. Machen's final day on the job. 
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THEY (The Government) CAME WITH A BATTERING RAM.”

A Boot Stamping On a Human Face Forever

From National Review:
Cindy Archer, one of the lead architects of Wisconsin’s Act 10 — also called the “Wisconsin Budget Repair Bill,” it limited public-employee benefits and altered collective-bargaining rules for public-employee unions — was jolted awake by yelling, loud pounding at the door, and her dogs’ frantic barking. 
The entire house — the windows and walls — was shaking. She looked outside to see up to a dozen police officers, yelling to open the door. They were carrying a battering ram. 
She wasn’t dressed, but she started to run toward the door, her body in full view of the police. Some yelled at her to grab some clothes, others yelled for her to open the door. “I was so afraid,” she says. 
“I did not know what to do.” She grabbed some clothes, opened the door, and dressed right in front of the police. The dogs were still frantic. 
“I begged and begged, ‘Please don’t shoot my dogs, please don’t shoot my dogs, just don’t shoot my dogs.’ I couldn’t get them to stop barking, and I couldn’t get them outside quick enough. I saw a gun and barking dogs. I was scared and knew this was a bad mix.” 
She got the dogs safely out of the house, just as multiple armed agents rushed inside. Some even barged into the bathroom, where her partner was in the shower. The officer or agent in charge demanded that Cindy sit on the couch, but she wanted to get up and get a cup of coffee. 
“I told him this was my house and I could do what I wanted.” Wrong thing to say. “This made the agent in charge furious. He towered over me with his finger in my face and yelled like a drill sergeant that I either do it his way or he would handcuff me.” 
They wouldn’t let her speak to a lawyer. 
She looked outside and saw a person who appeared to be a reporter. Someone had tipped him off. 
The neighbors started to come outside, curious at the commotion, and all the while the police searched her house, making a mess, and — according to Cindy — leaving her “dead mother’s belongings strewn across the basement floor in a most disrespectful way.” 
Then they left, carrying with them only a cellphone and a laptop. 
“IT’S A MATTER OF LIFE OR DEATH.” 
That was the first thought of “Anne” (not her real name). Someone was pounding at her front door. It was early in the morning — very early — and it was the kind of heavy pounding that meant someone was either fleeing from — or bringing — trouble. 
“It was so hard. I’d never heard anything like it. I thought someone was dying outside.” She ran to the door, opened it, and then chaos. 
“People came pouring in. For a second I thought it was a home invasion. It was terrifying. They were yelling and running, into every room in the house. One of the men was in my face, yelling at me over and over and over.” 
It was indeed a home invasion, but the people who were pouring in were Wisconsin law-enforcement officers. Armed, uniformed police swarmed into the house. Plainclothes investigators cornered her and her newly awakened family. 
Soon, state officials were seizing the family’s personal property, including each person’s computer and smartphone, filled with the most intimate family information. Why were the police at Anne’s home? She had no answers. 
The police were treating them the way they’d seen police treat drug dealers on television. In fact, TV or movies were their only points of reference, because they weren’t criminals. 
They were law-abiding. They didn’t buy or sell drugs. They weren’t violent. They weren’t a danger to anyone. Yet there were cops — surrounding their house on the outside, swarming the house on the inside. 
They even taunted the family as if they were mere “perps.” As if the home invasion, the appropriation of private property, and the verbal abuse weren’t enough, next came ominous warnings. Don’t call your lawyer. Don’t tell anyone about this raid. Not even your mother, your father, or your closest friends. 
The entire neighborhood could see the police around their house, but they had to remain silent. This was not the “right to remain silent” as uttered by every cop on every legal drama on television — the right against self-incrimination. 
They couldn’t mount a public defense if they wanted — or even offer an explanation to family and friends. Yet no one in this family was a “perp.” 
Instead, like Cindy, they were American citizens guilty of nothing more than exercising their First Amendment rights to support Act 10 and other conservative causes in Wisconsin. 
Sitting there shocked and terrified, this citizen — who is still too intimidated to speak on the record — kept thinking, “Is this America?” 
“THEY FOLLOWED ME TO MY KIDS’ ROOMS.” 
For the family of “Rachel” (not her real name), the ordeal began before dawn — with the same loud, insistent knocking. Still in her pajamas, Rachel answered the door and saw uniformed police, poised to enter her home. When Rachel asked to wake her children herself, the officer insisted on walking into their rooms. The kids woke to an armed officer, standing near their beds.   
The entire family was herded into one room, and there they watched as the police carried off their personal possessions, including items that had nothing to do with the subject of the search warrant — even her daughter’s computer. 
And, yes, there were the warnings. Don’t call your lawyer. Don’t talk to anyone about this. Don’t tell your friends. The kids watched — alarmed — as the school bus drove by, with the students inside watching the spectacle of uniformed police surrounding the house, carrying out the family’s belongings. Yet they were told they couldn’t tell anyone at school. They, too, had to remain silent. 
The mom watched as her entire life was laid open before the police. Her professional files, her personal files, everything. She knew this was all politics. She knew a rogue prosecutor was targeting her for her political beliefs. And she realized, “Every aspect of my life is in their hands. And they hate me.”
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Backgrounder About Yemen and the Middle East Reset

From Stop Shouting:

Yemen lurks in the back corner of news bureaus in America due to the sheer discomfort that the subject brings up for the talking heads of D.C. What is it about this remote, yet strategic corner of land at the south east corner of the Arabian peninsula that should captivate the reader's attentions?

Information Bullet # 1

Geography.  Like most things, geography will explain a lot to the observant. 

Yemen's position is astride the Strait of Mandeb (Bab al Mandeb), which connects the Red Sea to the Gulf of Aden. Appropriately, this means “Gate of Tears” ( باب المندب) in Arabic .  A narrow passage about 20 miles wide, with small islands interspersed throughout, it hosts two internationally significant shipping channels.


Through this key and narrow choke point, trade flows to and from Europe. It is a major export route for petroleum to Europe, and finished value-added goods from Europe to all points in the East, as the primary shipping route between the Mediterranean Sea and the Indian ocean.
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Blues Traveler
You Don't Have To Love Me



Carolina Blues


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Monday, April 20, 2015

Poll: Nearly Half Of Voters Now Think Muslims View The US As Their Enemy


14 years after 9/11, the American people are getting educated.

From Rasmussen:
The number of voters who believe terrorists are winning the fight against the United States and its allies continues to grow, while views of Muslims in general and U.S. relations with the Islamic world have worsened. 
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that just 29% of Likely U.S. Voters believe the United States and its allies are winning the War on Terror. That’s down from the 33% measured in March, but still above findings for most of last year. 
But now 39% think the terrorists are winning the war, up from 33% in the previous survey and the highest level of pessimism since the September 11, 2001 terror attacks. 
Twenty-five percent (25%) say neither side is winning. (To see survey question wording, click here.) Confidence in U.S. anti-terrorism efforts hit a high of 62% in February 2009 just after President Obama’s inauguration, then steadily deteriorated until the killing of Osama bin Laden in May 2011 when it rebounded into the 50s. 
But it had been trending steadily down for most of the past two years. Forty-nine percent (49%) of voters now believe most Muslims worldwide view the United States as an enemy, up from 39% earlier this year and tying the highest level last measured in August 2013. 
Thirty-three percent (33%) disagree and say most Muslims around the world do not view America as an enemy. Nineteen percent (19%) are not sure.
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Meet ‘Necromancer’, The Colorado Biker Fighting ISIS


From the New York Post:
A blond biker from Colorado who calls himself “Necromancer” has been voluntarily waging war against ISIS in Iraq — where he has become notorious for his “ferocity and determination on the battlefield.” 
“I’m here for the people, nobody else,” Mickey told the Daily Beast as he puffed on a cigar during an interview in Doquq, a town south of Kirkuk. 
“I’m here for all of those who want to live a peaceful life that has been deprived to them by ISIS,” he added. 
“I don’t care about politics or religion. That’s not what I’m here for.” 
One of many volunteers in the Middle East battling the Islamic State, Mickey — whose real first name is Michael but whose last name was withheld — had traveled to the Kurdish autonomous region of northern Iraq last year, according to the Daily Beast.
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U.S. Warships Head To Yemen To Intercept Iranian Weapons Shipments


Obama seems to be doing the right thing for once.

From DMartyr:
The White House admitted that Iran cannot be trusted, yet Obama made a nuclear deal with the country anyway. Now, less than a month after Obama reached the agreement with the Islamic nation, the U.S. is being forced to prevent Iran from further arming terrorists in Yemen.
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Culturist Policy Article # 3 - Assimilation

Culturism (cǔl-chər-ǐz-əm) n. The philosophy, art, and science that values, promotes and protects majority cultures.

Culturist (cǔl-chər-ǐst) n. 1. An advocate of culturism. 2. One who engages in the arts or sciences of managing and protecting majority cultures. 3. Adj. Of or pertaining to culturism, culturists or culturist policy.

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Culturist assimilation policy in a nutshell:
Whereas multiculturalism emphasizes diversity, and drives us apart, culturism emphasizes our unity.  Multiculturalism says the West has no core cultures into which to assimilate and calls all who promote assimilation ‘racist.’ Culturism affirms that western nations have wonderful core traditional cultures into which to assimilate. 

Immigration limitations:
Latin American and Islamic immigration to the West must stop now. For both groups, this forces a choice: here or there?  Additionally, if foreign peoples are the majority in an area, they will not assimilate to the wider country.  We must not grow already large immigrant communities.  

Possible repatriation:
A later article will detail repatriation policy.  Suffice it here to say that, in America, displays of ‘fealty to foreign potentates’ provide evidence that you perjured yourself during your naturalization proceedings: your adopted citizenship contract is thus null and void.

Criminalize Sharia law in the West:
Culturism affirms that the West has a core culture.  Sharia is not western.  Refusing to show your face during government proceedings and advocating public schools become halal, shows fealty to non-western ideals.  As such, (where legally possible), those advocating sharia law should have their citizenship revoked.

No dual citizenship:
Rather than convenience for individuals, ending dual citizenship is designed to create unity behind our Western nations and values.  It forces a choice of loyalties.

Education:
Western schools must teach that the West and western nations are the best.  Multiculturalism says all cultures are equally wonderful; this undermines schools’ ability to inculcate pride in western values and achievements.  We need culturist education.

Western festivals:
Local governments should celebrate western history and holidays.  While not requiring attendance, these celebrations provide an opportunity for new citizens to show public enthusiasm for their adopted nations. 

Conversely, our local and national governments and schools should not fund celebrations of other nations or their cultures.  Multiculturalists believe that Ramadan is just as western as Christmas.  Culturists disagree.  Our governments must not promote foreign cultures.

Flags and anthems and flags and anthems:

Fly a flag in front of your house, in banks and government offices.  Let’s have the anthem before films. Stand when it plays.  Let’s play our national anthems on television and radio.  Those who don’t want to stand should feel uncomfortable.

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ISIS Guide On How To Hide Under The Radar In The West As You Prepare For Jihad


From PJM:
A guide for jihadists in the West issued by ISIS late last month urges followers to train with Nerf guns and watch Bourne films as part of their under-the-radar preparation for terrorist attacks. 
“Many Muslims are putting alot of effort into showing the world that we are peaceful citizens, we’re spending thousands of Euros to do Da’wah (invitation to Islam) campaigns to show how good we are in society, but we’re miserably failing. 
The leaders of disbelief repeatedly lie in the media and say that we Muslims are all terrorists, while we denied it and wanted to be peaceful citizens,” the manual, How to Survive in the West, says. 
“But they have cornered us and forced us into becoming radicalised, and that will be the cause of their defeat and be the cause for the conquest of Rome.” 
“…Those who go on the offensive earlier on will learn how to react in different situations, and will more likely receive martyrdom (shahadah) instead of long-term imprisonment.” The author of the book is only identified in the foreword as a male who “has been studying the global Jihad for 10+ years.” 
Converts to Islam are encouraged to “hide your Islam as much as possible,” such as quickly leaving after Friday prayers instead of mingling at the mosque. Goatees are encouraged to “fulfill the obligation” without growing a full beard. 
Women are told to wear colored hijabs instead of black ones. They’re told to alter their first name — “Al instead of Ali, or a neutral name like Adam” — or make up an alias, as jihadists in the Islamic State “are not allowed to tell their real name to anyone in case their friends are captured and interrogated and reveal the real name of the brothers to the tyrants.” 
Plus, they argue, an alias with a non-Muslim name would come in handy if they want to get an “important position” such as work in a power plant. Then comes the question of cold, hard cash: “Before any real Jihad can be fought, Muslims require money.” 
Conveniently, “in cases of necessity and for survival, Muslims are permitted to get money from ways which are not normally allowed.”
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Sunday, April 19, 2015

Islam Is Worse Than The Mafia: Daughter of Ugandan Pastor Gang-Raped by 5 Muslim Men After Father Refused to Close Down Church


From the Christian Post:
A 17-year-old daughter of a Ugandan Christian pastor was allegedly gang-raped by five Muslim men after her father ignored the men’s threats warning him to stop having worship services at his church located in the Muslim-majority Budaka district. 
Morning Star News reports that an unnamed pastor, who preaches at the New Hope Church in the Kaderuna sub-county of the district, received a number of threatening messages and text messages telling him to disband his church in the area because it was responsible for helping lead locals to convert from Islam to Christianity.
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School faces massive backlash for HIJAB DAY


From Biz Pac Review:
The idea was to give female students the option of wearing a hijab for the day, then set aside some time for discussion and reflection. Cincinnati.com reported: 
The event was sponsored by MHS’ Muslim Student Association, but an email promoting it came from MHS’ Student Activities Department. In her letter, McCarty-Stewart said that should not have happened. 
The event was student-led rather than school-sponsored, she said, adding that MHS will put policies in place to ensure further communication from the school email account is limited to school-sponsored events. 
But as word spread throughout the community, backlash to the event grew. 
“My belief is wearing these hijabs represents the oppression of women and Sharia law,” former school board candidate Sharon Poe said. 
“I do not recall ever getting an email announcing a Christian Cross Wearing day or a booth for information about the Christian persecution from Islamic terrorists. What happen to the argument of the separation of church and state?”
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Breaking: New ISIS Video Shows Mass Execution In Libya Of 30 Ethiopian Christians

The Muslims Are Restless

Another victory for Allah:
CAIRO (TheBlaze/AP) — A video released by the Islamic State group appears to show the killing of two different groups of captured Ethiopian Christians in Libya. 
The 29-minute video released online Sunday purportedly shows two groups of captives. It says one group is held by an IS affiliate in eastern Libya and the other by an affiliate in the south. 
A masked fighter delivers a long statement before the video switches between footage that purportedly shows the captives in the south being shot dead and the captives in the east being beheaded on a beach. See images below via the Bahraini Al-Wasat newspaper, the SITE Intelligence Group and Algerian blogger Bakri al- Mansour. 
It was not immediately clear who the captives in the video were. The video bore the official logo of the IS media arm Al-Furqan and resembled previous videos released by the extremist group.
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Brian Blade - Joshua Redman -
Brad Mehldau - Christian McBride
The Deserving Many


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Saturday, April 18, 2015

Tom Brevoort says killing terrorists makes you one as well

Just when you thought Brevoort couldn't stoop deep enough into the abyss, he does again. It began with some posts where he claims Batman killing the Joker would be wrong, even if it's to save an innocent life (strange, wasn't Daredevil shown killing a handful of villains in self-defense, possibly in Frank Miller's stories?), and veers close to acting like Batman is a real person. Now, he's gone overboard again with another stupefying argument against killing murderous offenders that basically says you're also a terrorist if you terminate them. He begins with:
I think this has as much if not more to so sub-textually with the audience wanting to feel good about itself.
I think Brevoort likes to feel good about himself. No wonder he's part and parcel of the crew backing the erasure of the Spider-marriage, and the awful treatment of Mary Jane Watson. And that's just one example of many embarrassments he's been involved with for over a decade.
it started a little bit in the 80s, but especially ever since 9/11, there’s been an underlying narrative throughout popular fiction that amounts to, “In order to fight terrorists, the only thing that can be done is to become a terrorist yourself.” And that seems to me to be a product of a society that knows that things like the abuses at Guantanamo Bay are wrong, but doesn’t actually want to change the behavior or demand accountability. In a world where even Superman can’t find a way other than to become a terrorist, it’s more all right for ordinary people to feel the same way.
What a groaner. All he's doing is blurring the differences between terrorists and counter-terror specialists, for example. You could easily argue he's insulting liberals along with conservatives too. How does he know the entire public agrees with his view of anything going on at Guantanamo, if it really did take place?

And what narrative has there really been in popular fiction that he claims? Not in the fictional stories he's been in charge of, that's for sure, and certainly not since 9-11. They took good care to ensure the narrative would be one of defeatism, and a dearth of creativity. That's why the Marvel Knights take on Captain America was truly awful.
I think grappling with hard moral choices, and the question of where heroism stops, at what point you become a villain, is definitely interesting–it’s certainly been the backbone of the storyline in AVENGERS and NEW AVENGERS for months. But I don’t think the example that was given fulfills that quandary. That isn’t a hard choice at all, not for a super hero–if it is, then they’re a piss-poor super hero, and will be dead on in prison soon anyway. No, it’s a false choice that we want to see go the other way because we’ve become societally convinced that doing so makes somebody a “badass” and worthy of emulation. And because, on a visceral level, we want to see the bad guy get theirs. But that isn’t justice, that’s vengeance.
Says who it's not justice? Only a lazy bum like Brevoort. He's long stopped being relevant. Besides, didn't they once try to make various superheroes into "badasses" over past decades? Wolverine's one of those too. But then, that could explain why they got rid of Logan in their recent publicity stunts, replete with a few tie-in specials to milk more money off of the gullible.

I have no doubt there's plenty of terrible messages to be found in the recent Avengers storylines. It's not all that new though. Marvel's surrendered the Earth's Mightiest Heroes to the worst of writers since 2002.

Thank goodness we didn't have anti-warrists like Brevoort around during WW1 and WW2. But tragically, we do have men like him around today, and they do not help one bit.
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War Heating Up? Iranian ship convoy moves toward Yemen, alarming US officials


Iranian ship convoy moves toward Yemen, alarming US officials
U.S. military officials are concerned that Iran’s support for Houthi rebels in Yemen could spark a confrontation with Saudi Arabia and plunge the region into sectarian war.
Iran is sending an armada of seven to nine ships — some with weapons — toward Yemen in a potential attempt to resupply the Shia Houthi rebels, according to two U.S. defense officials.
Officials fear the move could lead to a showdown with the U.S. or other members of a Saudi-led coalition, which is enforcing a naval blockade of Yemen and is conducting its fourth week of airstrikes against the Houthis.
Iran sent a destroyer and another vessel to waters near Yemen last week but said it was part of a routine counter-piracy mission.
What’s unusual about the new deployment, which set out this week, is that the Iranians are not trying to conceal it, officials said. Instead, they appear to be trying to “communicate it” to the U.S. and its allies in the Gulf.

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This Goes Out to Marco Rubio

Marco Rubio says he's a Nicki Minaj fan.



Heh. So am I.

So, let's listen to some of her best stuff.




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Wal-Mart Closes Five Stores, and Lays Off Over 2000 Employees Citing "Plumbing Problems" ... These "Plumbing Problems" Only Happened In Cities Where Strikers Their Childish Bullshit Demands


BALLS!!!

From Business Insider:
Wal-Mart suddenly closed five stores in four states on Monday for alleged plumbing problems. The closures could last up to six months and affect roughly 2,200 workers in Texas, California, Oklahoma, and Florida, CNN Money reports. 
Wal-Mart employees say they were completely blindsided by the news, having been notified only a couple hours before the stores closed at 7 p.m. Monday. 
"Everybody just panicked and started crying," Venanzi Luna, a manager at a store in Pico Rivera, California, told CNN Money. 
All workers will receive paid leave for two months. After that, full-time workers could become eligible for severance, according to CNN Money. But part-time workers will be on their own. 
Local officials and employees have questioned Wal-Mart's reasoning for the closures. According to ABC News, "no plumbing permits have been pulled in any of the five cities where the stores were suddenly closed for at least six months." 
The cities where locations were closed include: Brandon, Florida; Pico Rivera, California; Livingston, Texas; Midland, Texas; and Tulsa, Oklahoma. 
A city official in Pico Rivera confirmed to CBS Los Angeles that the city has not received any permit requests for building repairs. In Midland, Texas, where another store was closed, a city official told ABC News that his plumbing inspector was turned away when he visited the store and offered to help secure construction permits. 
Wal-Mart plumbing technician Codi Bauer, who worked at the now shuttered store in Brandon, Florida, questioned the company's time frame for the repairs.
"Even if they had to replace the whole sewer line, it wouldn't take six months to replace a whole sewer line in that store," he told WFLA.  
Some employees believe that the stores were closed because of worker protests for higher pay. 
Employees of the Pico Rivera store were among the first to hold Black Friday protests in 2012. "This is the first store that went on strike," an employee told CBS Los Angeles. 
"This is the first store in demanding changes for Walmart." 
It's pretty obvious the plumbing problems are all the backed-up horseshit from the Leftists and Union Thugs who want to destroy Wal-Mart and the Capitalist system as we know them.

Fuck you, Leftards.

Just in case you don't remember, among the other Communist organizers of those outright attacks on Wal-Mart and the Capitalist system in general, were OCCUPY WALL STREET:
WALL STREET TO WALMART: OCCUPY BLACK FRIDAY 
99pickets.org 
Date: Friday, November 23, 2012 - 12:00pm 
Address: A Walmart in North Jersey - TBA , NJ 
Boycott Walmart - Support Workers Fighting for Fair Waging and Fair Treatment In the wake of a series of unprecedented Walmart retail and warehouse strikes, Walmart workers, labor allies and community supporters have put Walmart on notice for Black Friday: End retaliation and attempts to silence workers or face nationwide strikes and direct action. 
On Black Friday—the busiest shopping day of the year—Occupy Wall Street, 99 Pickets, ALIGN, Rev. Billy and the Church of Stop Shopping, Retail Action Project, and allies will occupy a Walmart store in North Jersey in solidarity with these courageous workers. 
Join us as we clog the checkout lines, take over the store with shopping carts, sing songs, picket the store, and disrupt Walmart's business.
I'm sure there are some readers who would think it's unreasonable of me to call these Organizers Communists, and to make the claim that there picketing is done for the purpose of destroying Capitalism.

Note the above quote in red, FROM THE OCCUPY WALL STREET SITE: "The Church of Stop Shopping."

Stop Shopping?

Why would someone go picket for a raise in minimum wage and, at the same time, ask people to stop shopping altogether?

You see, if the minimum wage is to increase, you'd think they'd want revenues for the stores to at least remain the same, so that, in theory, Wal-Mart could afford to pay these new wages.

But that is not their main concern.

Their main concern is, AS I SAID, to destroy the Capitalist system. They see Wal-Mart as exemplifying "the evils of Capitalism", so they attack Wal-Mart first.

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Friday, April 17, 2015

Carolina Chocolate Drops
Country Girl



No Man's Mama

w/ The Chieftains
Pretty Little Girl With The Blue Dress On


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Obama's Mentor, Frank Marshall Davis, Boasts About Lying To The FBI To Hurt Blacks Who Supported the American Constitution



INTERVIEWER 1: You had some few later dealings with the FBI throughout your life, yeah?
FRANK MARSHALL DAVIS: Oh yeah. Yeah. Yeah, I’ve had the FBI, but I, I often had the FBI contacting me in, at the Associated Negro Press. They were going, they wanted to find out whether such and such a person who had applied for a job in Washington was a, a good risk. So I had determined that if this brother who applied for this job in Washington was an Uncle Tom, then I would tell the FBI that this person was no, was a risk, and he was no good. And so I, I used to work this in the reverse, and if a person had, was officially a militant, I would praise them the highest. I would say he is completely in favor of the Constitution of the, he supports the entire Constitution and so forth, so it would have just the, I hoped it would have just the opposite effect on the FBI.
INTERVIEWER 1: OK we’ll, we’ll stop right there on this one. Maybe it’ll be a good note to call it off.
The interviewer was probably hoping this footage would never see the light of day.
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A book about Operation Nemesis

The Armenian Mirror-Spectator reviewed Operation Nemesis: The Assassination Plot that Avenged the Armenian Genocide, by Eric Bogosian, which is going to press on April 24, the official date of the memorial.
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Muslim Leaders Say Pope's Labeling of Murder of Armenian Christians as a "Genocide" Will Cause Them To Turn Hagia Sophia Into a Mosque


See how one thing follows from another?

No?

Well, that's because you don't use Satan's logic, as Islam does.

Pope Francis’ labeling of the mass killings of the Ottoman Armenians as “the first genocide of the 20th century” will only accelerate the reopening of Hagia Sophia to Muslim worship, the top Islamic official in Ankara has suggested.
“Frankly, I believe that the pope’s remarks will only accelerate the process for Hagia Sophia to be re-opened for [Muslim] worship,” Professor Mefail H?zl?, the mufti of Ankara, said in a written statement released late April 15.
According to H?zl?, the pope’s statement “has reflected a modern color of the crusader wars launched in these lands for centuries.” These lands have long been the “standard bearer” of the Muslim world, meaning many enemies, both from inside and outside of the country, have been launching attacks with different methods.
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Meeting with Pres Hussein Obama; one rabbi described it as 'one of the tensest meetings I can ever remember'


From Will at THE OTHER NEWS:

Meeting with Pres Hussein Obama; one rabbi described it as 'one of the tensest meetings I can ever remember' (TM). HT: CarlInJerusalem.

“It was one of the tensest meetings I can ever remember,” said one participant who has been invited to many White House sit-downs over the years and requested anonymity.

“The president spoke for 25 minutes, without notes,” he told me. “It was very impressive.

Some people said very nice things, others expressed concerns, and talked about the role of Congressand he talked about presidential prerogative, and cited other precedents for it.

Lots of people challenged him very strongly, like about taking the threats of dictators seriously when Khamenei says death to America, death to Israel, death to the Jews. The president said he knows what the regime is, which is why he is trying to take away their weapons. He didn’t dismiss what the Iranians say, he just didn’t really address it.” (Silence is approving)

Rabbi Marvin Hier, dean and founder of the Simon Wiesenthal center, who also attended the meeting, was willing to speak on the record to Tablet.

“Speaking for myself,” said Hier, “I was not satisfied.” Hier declined to describe the president’s comments but told me the point he made in the meeting.

“Mr. President,” he said, “in a few weeks, you and others will be going to Germany to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the concentration camps. What meaning does that have when while negotiating over the nuclear treaty with Iran, none of the six powers said a word when the ayatollah Tweeted about annihilating the state of Israel, or a leading general in the IRGC said this is the regime’s raison d’etre?

What meaning does the 70th anniversary have? Hitler said he was going to murder all the Jews in a letter from 1919, and he wound up doing it. If you hear the ayatollah saying that, every world leader should repudiate it immediately.” 

What Obama is doing may be even worse than what Roosevelt did 70 years ago.

Roosevelt never lifted a finger to save European Jews, but he did defeat the Nazis. Obama writes letters to the man who threatens to exterminate Jews and promises him peace.

American Jewish leaders have plenty to worry about. The cost to American political life of legitimizing exterminationist anti-Semitism may turn out to be one of the worst parts of a bad deal. 

Obama isn't even going to fight Iran, and he is attempting to hogtie his successor into abstaining from a fight as well. Read the whole thing
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Man Who Trained With ISIS, And Returned To U.S. To Carry Out Attacks, Arrested In Ohio


From the New York Post:
An Ohio man who left the US a year ago to train with Islamic State jihadists was nabbed by the feds Thursday for allegedly plotting to unleash terror in the country, authorities said. 
Abdirahman Sheik Mohamud, 23, of Columbus, left in April 2014 — two months after becoming a naturalized citizen — to train and fight with the extremists in Syria, the Justice Department said, ABC News reported. 
Islamic State wannabe Mohamud — who has posted the group’s propaganda online — was charged with providing material support to al Nusrah, an al Qaeda affiliate in Syria, according to the feds.
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Thursday, April 16, 2015

Trey Gowdy Says He Will Subpoena Huma Abedin, Cheryl Mills, and Sidney Blumenthal For Questioning

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Renown Physicist Freeman Dyson: Climate Science Is A “Religion”, “Belief Is Strong When Evidence Is Weak”



From Wikipedia:

Dyson agrees that anthropogenic global warming exists, and has written that "[one] of the main causes of warming is the increase of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere resulting from our burning of fossil fuels such as oil and coal and natural gas."[53] However, he believes that existing simulation models of climate fail to account for some important factors, and hence the results will contain too much error to reliably predict future trends:
The models solve the equations of fluid dynamics, and they do a very good job of describing the fluid motions of the atmosphere and the oceans. They do a very poor job of describing the clouds, the dust, the chemistry and the biology of fields and farms and forests. They do not begin to describe the real world we live in ...[53]
He is among signatories of a letter to the UN criticizing the IPCC[54][55] and has also argued against ostracizing scientists whose views depart from the acknowledged mainstream of scientific opinion on climate change, stating that "heretics" have historically been an important force in driving scientific progress. "[H]eretics who question the dogmas are needed ... I am proud to be a heretic. The world always needs heretics to challenge the prevailing orthodoxies."[53]

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Italy: 15 Muslim "Refugess" (Invaders) Arrested for Throwing 12 Christians Overboard


From CNN:
Rome (CNN)Muslims who were among migrants trying to get from Libya to Italy in a boat this week threw 12 fellow passengers overboard -- killing them -- because the 12 were Christians, Italian police said Thursday. 
Italian authorities have arrested 15 people on suspicion of murdering the Christians at sea, police in Palermo, Sicily, said. 
The original group of 105 people left Libya on Tuesday in a rubber boat. Sometime during the trip north across the Mediterranean Sea, the alleged assailants -- Muslims from the Ivory Coast, Mali and Senegal -- threw the 12 overboard, police said. 
Other people on the voyage told police that they themselves were spared "because they strongly opposed the drowning attempt and formed a human chain," Palermo police said. 
The boat was intercepted by an Italian navy vessel, which transferred the passengers to a Panamanian-flagged ship. That ship docked in Palermo on Wednesday, after which the arrests were made, police said. The 12 who died were from Nigeria and Ghana, police said.
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Another car ramming attack and murder in Jerusalem

Another car jihadist struck in Jerusalem:
An Israeli man died and a woman was seriously injured after being hit by a car at a bus stop where they were standing on Wednesday night at the French Hill junction in Jerusalem.

The man who died was identified as Shalom Yohai Sharki. He and the woman were evacuated to Hadassah Ein Kerem Medical Center, where Sharki died on Thursday morning.

The car was driven by an Arab man, who was lightly injured. He was taken into custody for questioning.

Police are investigating the possibility of the incident being a terrorist attack, following a series of recent ramming attacks in Jerusalem.
I think it's already apparent it was, and they don't need to hesitate to say so.
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Suddenly, CBR (and Time) gives American Sniper more attention

CBR's Robot 6 section pointed to a Time article about how anti-ISIS fighters in Iraq are taking up the Punisher's symbol just as Chris Kyle and his squad were inspired to. This is the most significant mention CBR's made of details involving American Sniper so far, and I wonder if it's because these are locals - possibly the kind of people who might be described as "moderate Muslims" - who're trying out the skull symbols, and not just Kyle's team themselves. But, since this has some interesting notes to cite, let's see what they bring up. For example, at the beginning, they say:
The creator of The Punisher says he is 'flabbergasted' by the appropriation of his image by Iraqi fighters
So Gerry Conway's not happy even Iraqis took a liking to the skull symbol? We'll get to more on that soon, but now, here's something I want to take issue with:
In his regular life the Punisher is Frank Castle, a veteran of the Vietnam War whose family was killed in the crossfire of a mob dispute. Angry that the police fail to bring his family’s killers to justice, Castle takes the law into his own hands as the Punisher, using torture, murder and kidnapping in his anti-crime crusade. For the Punisher the ends justify the means in fighting evil.

“That is paralleling the Shi’ite militia,” says Aymenn al-Tamimi, a researcher at the Philadelphia-based think tank Middle East Forum.
While I haven't read every Punisher story from the better days till the end of the last century, I think they're exaggerating the torture and kidnapping parts a bit. And they certainly are obfuscating what he does to the villains he terminates, predictably calling it murder rather than execution of filth. Let's remember that many of the criminals Frank targeted were murderous themselves, and bringing in a MEF member with a statement to justify Time's standings (and Conway's too, I figure), is pretty low. No mention of any of the innocent lives Frank may have saved in his career either, I see.
As a poorly-guided vigilante the Punisher is a well-suited icon for the Iraqi security forces and Shi’ite militia that have been accused of looting towns, burning homes and murder in their fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS).
Wait a minute. Are they saying Frank Castle appeals to terrorists?!? Well now isn't that stooping very deep. It figures an awful magazine like Time would fudge everything up. Something overlooked here is - did the militias actually get the idea from the Punisher proper? I'd say the chances of that are minimal at best. But I'll admit, they may have gotten the idea from Kyle's troops.
“I think they forget the American association and just think, ‘oh, look how cool we are with these death skulls’,” says Tamimi. He points out that Iraqis appropriate “American symbols, despite of course the rampant anti-Americanism particularly with the Shi’ite militias. It’s an interesting discord.”
Well sadly, skulls can be seen as evil symbols despite the Punisher's belonging to somebody who's otherwise a good guy. If the local movements they cite did draw their symbols from the Punisher's and/or what Kyle's team used, it was probably by coincidence, not actually knowing it even came from an American comic book character's outfit.

But back to a fascinating question:
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Mass Movement: U.S. Christians Wearing Orange In Church To Honor Christians Executed By ISIS


From Fox News:
A new campaign sweeping through American churches has worshipers wearing orange – either in their Sunday best or on ribbons – to raise attention to the Christians executed at the hands of ISIS. 
The trend draws on the color orange to represent the jump suits worn by captives of the terrorist group, including some 20 Egyptian Copts beheaded last month in Libya. 
The campaign comes on the heels of remarks by Pope Francis calling attention to the modern-day persecution of Christians around the world. 
The Rev. Frank Karwacki, of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church in Mount Carmel, Pa., hoped to draw attention to the plight of persecuted Christians by encouraging members of his congregation to wear orange ribbons and dress in the color. 
“We are all brothers and sisters in Christ,” Rev. Karwacki told FoxNews.com. “It’s so sad how they are being tortured—we need to get prayer power going.” Karwacki said his church has long prayed for persecuted Christians, but he was spurred to action by the destruction and executions he saw from ISIS in the Middle East. 
“They destroyed those ancient churches and killed so many of our Catholics there,” he said. “I’m hoping that other parishes and churches” join the orange campaign. 
His efforts follow similar ones by others, including Catholic writer Rey Flores who declared ‘Orange is the New Color of Martyrdom’ in an article for The Wanderer. 
“We see images of these Christians getting executed on a daily basis,” Flores told FoxNews.com.
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IS THE NY FED PREPARING FOR AN EMP ATTACK ON NYC?

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In 2012, Hillary Clinton Was Directly Asked by Congress About Any Private Email Accounts; She Never Answered

Hillary Rodham Clinton was directly asked by congressional investigators in a December 2012 letter whether she had used a private email account while serving as secretary of state, according to letters obtained by The New York Times. 
But Mrs. Clinton did not reply to the letter. 
And when the State Department answered in March 2013, nearly two months after she left office, it ignored the question and provided no response. 
The query was posed to Mrs. Clinton in a Dec. 13, 2012, letter from Representative Darrell Issa, the Republican chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. 
Mr. Issa was leading an investigation into how the Obama administration handled its officials' use of personal email. "Have you or any senior agency official ever used a personal email account to conduct official business?" 
Mr. Issa wrote to Mrs. Clinton. "If so, please identify the account used." ... A spokesman for the State Department declined on Tuesday to answer questions about why it had not addressed Mr. Issa's question about whether Mrs. Clinton or senior officials used personal email accounts. 
Meanwhile, Cathy Young writes that Hillary Clinton will be tempted to play the Sexism Card on every criticism. But she shouldn't. 
Already, a group that calls itself HRC Super Volunteers has warned that it will be "watching, reading, listening and protesting coded sexism." But such complaints are likely to hurt Clinton's quest for the White House -- and the advancement of women in politics in general -- far more than they help. ... [N]ot every insult directed at a woman is misogynist. 
And the examples of subtle sexism offered by those watchful Clinton volunteers don't even rise to the level of particular nastiness. 
Here's the group's list of suspect words and phrases sent out to the media: polarizing, calculating, disingenuous, insincere, ambitious, inevitable, entitled, overconfident, secretive, will do anything to win, represents the past, and out of touch. ... 
Hypervigilance against the smallest possible gender bias can only make a candidate and her campaign look thin-skinned -- and invite charges of playing the gender card to deflect criticism. Even letting the occasional sexist insult slide is better than crying sexism. 
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The Islamic Inquisition


Two weeks back, Somali Muslims kidnapped and murdered hundreds of student at Garissa University in Kenya:
A small group of militants, most likely between four and 10, roved from dorm to dorm, separating Christian from Muslim students and killing the Christians, the authorities said.
This is not the first time Muslims have separated Christians from Muslims and then proceeded to slaughter all the Christians.

Here are some other specific examples:
•December 2, 2014: Al Shabaab gunmen launched an early morning raid on quarry workers sleeping in their worksite tents near the city of Mandera, along the Somali border. Christians and Muslims were separated before the Christians, thirty-six of them, were beheaded or shot dead. 
•November 22, 2014: Al Shabaab attacked a bus and massacred 28 of its Christian passengers. Again, Muslim passengers were separated and left unharmed. 
•August 24, 2014: Al Shabaab abducted a group of traders near the island of Lamu. The militants eventually released three of them, because they were Muslims, but beheaded the fourth, a Christian. 
•June 15, 2014: Approximately 50 militants from Al Shabaab went on a killing spree in Mpeketoni, a predominantly Christian town on Kenya’s coast. They chanted “Allahu Akbar,” killed whoever could not recite verses from the Koran, and went door-to-door asking residents their religion, killing those who answered “Christian.” More than 57 people were killed, including six children of church pastors.
The other evening I attended a Celtic music concert, led by a young Harp player who fancied herself a  Pagan. Her music was enjoyable, but in between songs, we were treated to stories of the oppression and murder of Pagans.

The climax of the evening was the story of one particular woman who refused to renounce her Paganism, and went to her death telling her murderers they would suffer for the rest of eternity for what they did to her.

However, all the examples of such oppression and murder happened hundreds of years ago.

It seemed bitterly ironic that I was sitting and listening to this passionate young lady recount evil deeds done to unwilling martyrs of her religion so long ago, when members of my religion are constantly being murdered for their beliefs, all over the world, today, yesterday, and tomorrow.

CONSTANTLY!

Wikipedia says between 1540-1700 AD, approximately 3000 people were murdered by the Catholic Church for the "crime" of not being Christian.

In 2014, 3190 Christians were murdered for the "crime" of not being Muslim.

I believe it is likely many more Christians were murdered in Yemen, Libya, Syria, and Egypt, but I don't think there is any way to keep those numbers. Fact remains, the percentage of these populations that are Christian falling dramatically.

Those Christians had to go somewhere, right?


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Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Turkish President Ergdogan Says Jewish “Mastermind” Has Been Plotting Against Turkey


From MEMRI:
Since October 2014, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has regularly referred to the concept of a “Mastermind” (ust akil, “supra-intellect,” in Turkish) that, he says, is plotting against Turkey. This concept has been applauded by the Islamist pro-AKP media. Erdogan’s December 12, 2014 speech, which focused on this “mastermind” concept, inspired the production of a two-hour “documentary” by one of the leading Turkish television channels, the pro-AKP A Haber. 
The film, titled “The Mastermind,” first aired on March 15, 2015 and has been broadcast repeatedly since then; in addition, the Turkish Islamist pro-AKP media are circulating the film on their own websites. 
According to this film, Jewish “domination of the world” goes back 3,500 years, to the days of Moses. The film presents three Jewish historical figures who, it claims, shaped the Jews’ hunger for power: the medieval Spanish philosopher and Torah scholar Moses Maimonides, Charles Darwin (who was not in fact a Jew), and German-American philosopher Leo Strauss. 
Erdogan: The Mastermind – “You Know Who It Is” 
“The Mastermind” opens with images of the Star of David, and images of a replica of the Temple in Jerusalem, and then an excerpt of President Erdogan’s December 12, 2014 speech is shown, with him saying: “I am emphasizing this: Do not think that these are operations[1] that target me personally. Do not think that these operations are against our government or any [political] party. My friends, the target of these operations and initiatives is Turkey, Turkey’s existence, her unity, peace, and stability. They are especially against Turkey’s economy and its independence. As I have said before, behind all these there is a Mastermind, which has now become part of our national conversation. Some ask me, ‘Who is this mastermind?’ and I say, ‘It is for you to research this. And you do know what it is, you know who it is.'” 
“We Have To Look For The Mastermind In Jerusalem Where The Sons Of Israel Live” 
The narrator then begins: “The Mastermind, whose roots go back thousands of years, who rules, burns, destroys, starves the world, creates wars, organizes revolutions and coups, establishes states within states – this ‘intellect’ is not only Turkey’s curse, but the curse of the entire world. Who is this mastermind? The answer is hidden inside truths and facts that can never be called conspiracy theories. 
“This story begins in the very old days, 3,500 years ago, when Moses brought his people out of Egypt to Jerusalem. The only guide he had was the Ten Commandments. This is what was placed inside a wooden Ark which was later brought into the Temple of Solomon. 
“This is not myth but fact. And we have to look for the mastermind in Jerusalem where the sons of Israel live.”
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