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  • Assad: Al-Qaeda Has an Air Force - the Israeli Air Force

    01/25/2015 3:51:36 PM PST · by Dave346 · 14 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 1/26/2015, 1:13 AM | Elad Benari
    Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad on Sunday accused the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) of conspiring with the Al-Qaeda terrorist group. “It’s very clear. Because whenever we make advances in some place, they attack in order to undermine the army. It’s very clear,” Assad told the American Foreign Affairs magazine in excerpts of an interview that will be published in full on Monday. “That’s why some in Syria joke, how can you say that Al-Qaeda doesn’t have an air force? They have the Israeli air force,” he added.
  • On Combat

    01/25/2015 8:49:11 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 21 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 1/25/15 | LtCol Forest R. Lindsey (Ret)
    There has been renewed interest in combat and warfare in general lately, since we always seem to be forced into situations as a nation where we have to send more of our young people to nasty places to risk their lives and their bodies for our own needs. In the last couple of weeks, the movies American Sniper and Sole Survivor have generated interest and vigorous discussion among us. The movies represent a sincere attempt by filmmakers to get away from the usual morbid voyeurism of combat and the self-debasing, anti-American propaganda and try to reach what is true, as...
  • White House going nuclear on Netanyahu

    01/25/2015 6:57:34 AM PST · by Dave346 · 53 replies
    NY Post ^ | January 24, 2015 | 11:07pm | Michael Goodwin
    Thou shall not cross Dear Leader. With their gutter sniping failing to stop Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s planned March speech before Congress, White House aides are unloading their full arsenal of bile. “He spat in our face publicly, and that’s no way to behave,” one Obama aide told an Israeli newspaper. “Netanyahu ought to remember that President Obama has a year and a half left to his presidency, and that there will be a price.” It is pointless to say petty threats do not become the Oval Office. Trying to instruct this White House on manners recalls what Mark Twain...
  • Feinstein tells Haaretz: PM speech 'inappropriate,' Iran sanctions 'dangerous'

    01/25/2015 5:50:31 AM PST · by Dave346 · 34 replies
    Haaretz ^ | Jan. 25, 2015 | 12:07 PM | Chemi Shalev
    Democratic Senator Dianne Feinstein of California says that inviting Prime Minister Netanyahu to address Congress during an Israeli election period is “highly inappropriate” and that imposing new sanctions on Iran at this time is “reckless and dangerous.” Feinstein’s statement to Haaretz comes against the backdrop of the growing backlash against Netanyahu’s upcoming March 3 speech to Congress, which is already causing some Democratic lawmakers to rethink their support for the Iran sanctions bill proposed by Democratic Senator Robert Menendez from New Jersey and Republican Senator Mark Kirk from Illinois. According to journalist Laura Rozen of Al-Monitor, Menendez is trying to...
  • War Is At Our Footsteps, Countries Splurge To Do Whatever It Takes to Win.

    01/25/2015 4:37:06 AM PST · by alexmark1917 · 1 replies
    pic.twitter.com/uiT7ArqfWb — trutherbot (@trutherbot) January 20, 2015 Japan approves record defence budget, record $42b budget is to boost defences of disputed islands amid China's assertiveness in the region Japan's cabinet has approved the country's largest defence budget, with plans to buy surveillance aircraft and F-35 fighter jets to improve defences of disputed islands amid China's increasing assertiveness in the region. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's Cabinet endorsed on Wednesday a nearly $42b defence budget for the year beginning in April, a two percent rise. The budget must still be approved by parliament, but Abe's coalition holds majorities in both houses. The...
  • BILL MAHER BLASTS ‘AMERICAN SNIPER,’ CALLS CHRIS KYLE A ‘PSYCHOPATH PATRIOT’

    01/24/2015 4:03:00 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 65 replies
    Daily Beast ^ | 1/24/15
    ....On Friday’s episode of his HBO series Real Time with Bill Maher, the outspoken satirist pondered whether Kyle was a “hero or not,” and revealed he’s decidedly anti-American Sniper. “Hurt Locker made $17 million because it was a little ambiguous, and thoughtful,” Maher said. “And this one was just, ‘American hero! He’s a psychopath patriot, and we love him.’”
  • UKRAINE: The militants occupied territories left more than 900 thousand people displaced

    01/23/2015 4:33:37 PM PST · by UMCRevMom@aol.com
    Unian ^ | 23.01.2015
    Ministry of social Policy also predict that the number of IDPs grow. The Ministry of Social Policy predict an increase in the number of IDPs through intensification of hostilities in Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts. This was stated by Director of the Department of Social Protection Ministry of Social Policy Vitaly Muzichenko during a round table under the "East + West", initiated by the news agency UNIAN UNIAN TV channel television services and news channel "1 + 1", which is broadcast on 24 January at 17.00 UNIAN on TV. He said that as of today from the occupied territories of...
  • UKRAINE DEFENSE: Already Summon received by over 60% of Ukrainians that are subject to mobilization

    01/23/2015 4:08:29 PM PST · by UMCRevMom@aol.com · 1 replies
    Unian ^ | 23.01.2015 | 20:54
    Halushko also said that as of today, 62% of notifications of mobilization medical examination were 73.5%. At present, 62% of persons subject to mobilization received notification of mobilization. This was stated by Deputy Head of IT Department of the Ministry of Defence of Ukraine Sergey Galushko during a round table under the "East + West", initiated by the news agency UNIAN UNIAN TV channel television services and news channel "1 + 1", which will be broadcast 24 January at 17.00 in UNIAN TV. Read takozhUkrayini not time to declare martial law and a general mobilization - The Attorney General "As...
  • 'The Iranians Don't Believe Obama's Threats' (John Bolton says too late for sanctions)

    01/23/2015 12:59:49 PM PST · by Dave346 · 14 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 1/23/2015, 12:32 PM | Yoni Kempinski and Tova Dvorin
    US President Barack Obama has thoroughly bungled the US's approach to the Iranian nuclear program, former US Ambassador to the UN John Bolton stated in a special Arutz Sheva interview. "I think the President has said for some time that all options are on the table with respect to Iran's nuclear weapons program, but nobody really believes it," Bolton stated. "Worst of all, the Iranians don't believe it." "There is no credible American military threat against Iran's nuclear weapons program, and that's a possible reason why Iran continues to stall, continues to drag out the P5+1 negotiations, continues to ask...
  • A Man For All Times

    01/22/2015 8:03:41 AM PST · by Kaslin · 9 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 22, 2015 | Cal Thomas
    LONDON -- It is an old debating point: Do the times make the man, or does the man make the times? In the case of Winston Churchill, whose death 50 years ago Saturdaythe British are remembering with more than nostalgia, it is both. The times in Churchill's case were both World War I, in which he served as a battalion commander, and World War II, which he helped win for Britain and America. By the standard he set, all political leaders since -- with the possible exception of Margaret Thatcher and Ronald Reagan -- are mere pygmies. Yet, even they...
  • Remembering the Last Lion

    01/22/2015 5:26:48 AM PST · by Kaslin · 47 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 22, 2015 | Victor Davis Hanson
    Fifty years ago this Saturday, former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill died at age 90. Churchill is remembered for his multiple nonstop careers as a statesman, cabinet minister, politician, journalist, Nobel laureate historian, and combat veteran. He began his career serving the British military as a Victorian-era mounted lancer and ended it as custodian of Britain's nuclear deterrent. But he is most renowned for an astounding five-year-tenure as Britain's wartime prime minister from May 10, 1940, to June 26, 1945, when he was voted out of office not long after the surrender of Nazi Germany. Churchill took over the day...
  • Hillary Clinton: More Sanctions on Iran Would be 'Serious Strategic Error'

    01/21/2015 4:17:38 PM PST · by Dave346 · 22 replies
    NBC News ^ | January 21st 2015, 3:47 pm | Carrie Dann
    Potential 2016 presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on Wednesday backed President Barack Obama's opposition to additional congressional sanctions on Iran, saying that sanctions would create an "excuse" for Iran, Russia and China to back out of ongoing talks. "If we're the reason -- through our Congress -- that in effect gives Iran and others the excuse not to continue the negotiations, that would be, in my view, a very serious strategic error," Clinton said during an appearance in Winnipeg sponsored by the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce. The former Secretary of State said that "insofar as we know," Iran has put...
  • Nationalism Has Indeed Caused Wars

    01/21/2015 1:04:21 PM PST · by Enza Ferreri · 9 replies
    Enza Ferreri Blog ^ | 21 January 2015 | Enza Ferreri
    I want to answer this Facebook comment by Diane Granger to my article Imagine No Heaven and Lots of War: I disagree.Nationalism does not cause wars.Money and power cause wars.Those who profit from wars cause wars.Manipulate and blackmail the traitor politicians into wars. Every war has generally many causes, but it's impossible to deny the evident historical truth that nationalism has been a predominant cause of war. Right now I'm reading respected historian JM Roberts' History of the World where he describes events in the 1930s' Middle East: Unfortunately, the Syrian situation soon also showed the disintegrating power of...
  • Iran vows to keep fighting Israel after general’s death (Israeli flags burned at funeral)

    01/21/2015 6:32:07 AM PST · by Dave346 · 7 replies
    Times of Israel ^ | January 21, 2015, 1:41 pm
    Tehran threatens to punish Jewish state following funeral procession of a top commander killed in Syria strike TEHRAN, Iran — Senior Iranian Revolutionary Guard commanders said Israel will be punished for killing one of its generals in a January 18 airstrike in Syria that also killed six Lebanese Hezbollah fighters. Nasser Soltani said “Israel will certainly pay for what it did.” He spoke during a funeral ceremony Wednesday for Brig. Gen. Mohammad Ali Allahdadi, who will be buried in his hometown of Sirjan in southeastern Iran on Thursday. Soltani was quoted by the state TV as saying that Allahdadi was...
  • Iran and Hezbollah are planning 'imminent' joint invasion of Israel's northern Galilee region

    01/20/2015 4:01:18 PM PST · by SkyPilot · 32 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 20 Jan 14 | Chris Pleasance
    Senior Iranian and Hezbollah figures killed in an airstrike in Syria this weekend were likely planning an 'imminent' attack on Israel, security sources have claimed. Six Iranian army chiefs died alongside five Hezbollah militants after an Israeli helicopter fired rockets at a convoy in the Golan Heights region on Sunday. Among those killed was Iranian General Mohammed Allahdadi, as well as commander Abu Ali Tabatabai, who is known to have worked with both Hezbollah and Iran. Today Major General Eyal Ben Reuven, a former deputy head in the Israeli Defense Forces, accused the senior military figures of meeting to plot...
  • America The Murdering Psycho Sniper

    01/20/2015 1:21:53 PM PST · by absentee · 14 replies
    Rabble Writer ^ | 1/19/15 | Caleb Howe
    This weekend and into Monday morning, the usual cast of characters and character assassins have been spouting nonsense about America and Islam and war and soldiers, all in the wake of the record-smashing opening for the movie American Sniper. Michael Moore weighed in, as did Seth Rogen, to name two of many. Among the words thrown around were "Nazi", "mass murderer", "coward" and even that most damning of epithets, Republican. That's what they have to say about a soldier. (Remember, as we go on through this story, that liberals love the troops. You'll have to keep reminding yourself because it...
  • Imagine No Heaven and Lots of War

    01/20/2015 1:05:46 PM PST · by Enza Ferreri · 1 replies
    Enza Ferreri Blog ^ | 20 January 2015 | Enza Ferreri
    It's a common, but misconceived, idea that Western people have grown disillusioned with religion because of religious wars in the distant or - in the almost unique case of Northern Ireland - recent past. People on the Left have taken this view with a bit more consistency than those on the Right. Think of John Lennon's song Imagine. He saw world peace and unification in the abolition of what he considered as all causes of division and conflict: religion, class, nation. Lennon was, to put it in euphemistically-correct language, "cognitively challenged", but at least one can't deny his consistency...
  • Iranians vow revenge on Israel as ayatollah plays up Mughniyeh ties

    01/20/2015 11:40:28 AM PST · by Dave346 · 11 replies
    Times of Israel ^ | January 20, 2015, 4:00 pm | Ilan Ben Zion
    Supreme leader publishes pictures of him with slain Hezbollah commander and his father; Guards leader warns of ‘devastating lightning’ against Israel Iranian officials threatened harsh retaliation against Israel Tuesday over a reported airstrike two days earlier, as the country’s supreme leader highlighted his personal connection with Jihad Mughniyeh, a Hezbollah commander who was killed in the attack. Revolutionary Guards chief Mohammad Ali Jafari said that Israel should anticipate “devastating lightning,” according to the Iranian Tasnim news agency, and that Iran would widen its support for Muslim fighters in the Middle East “until the final collapse of the Zionist regime.” Several...
  • UKRAINE: Terrorists are actively pulling in the military to Donetsk airport MAP

    01/19/2015 6:30:57 AM PST · by UMCRevMom@aol.com · 3 replies
    CENSOR.NET ^ | 19.01.15 15:51
    Terrorists are actively pulling in the military equipment and manpower to Donetsk airport and Mariupol: Ukrainian soldiers are repulsing all attacks - ATO speaker. MAP The situation in the anti-terrorist operation area tends to deteriorate. Anti-terrorist operation speaker Colonel Andrii Lysenko announced today at the ordinary daily briefing, Censor.NET reports. "The number and intensity of the terrorists' attacks on the ATO forces' positions and residential neighborhoods of the cities and villages has significantly increased. The Ukrainian military are reflecting militants' attacks inflicting heavy losses of manpower and equipment. The situation at the Donetsk airport, where the terrorists are actively pulling...
  • Graves Waiting For Bodies: Major War Escalation in Ukraine; In 5 Weeks Ukraine Out of Money

    01/19/2015 6:54:20 AM PST · by Kaslin · 5 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 19, 2015 | Mike Shedlock
    We regret having to interrupt feel-good weekend articles with more sobering news. In Ukraine, major battles have broken out over the past couple weeks. Mainstream media has widely ignored the story because of Greece, then Charlie, and then the Swiss Franc. And of course Western media has no interest in reporting news the rebels are winning. However, ignoring the story does not make it go away. Major Rebel Advance On November 9, 2014, I posted Ukraine Split in Two; Expect Major Rebel Advance. That advance came later than I expected. But it is here in full force. Max Keiser provided...
  • The Digital Arms Race: NSA Preps America for Future Battle

    01/18/2015 5:03:16 AM PST · by LibWhacker · 8 replies
    Spiegel ^ | 1/17/15 | Jacob Appelbaum, Aaron Gibson, Claudio Guarnieri, Andy Müller-Maguhn, Laura Poitras, Marcel Rosenbac
    The NSA's mass surveillance is just the beginning. Documents from Edward Snowden show that the intelligence agency is arming America for future digital wars -- a struggle for control of the Internet that is already well underway. Normally, internship applicants need to have polished resumes, with volunteer work on social projects considered a plus. But at Politerain, the job posting calls for candidates with significantly different skill sets. We are, the ad says, "looking for interns who want to break things." Politerain is not a project associated with a conventional company. It is run by a US government intelligence...
  • Dem lawmaker: Islamic radicals at 'war' with US (visa waivers for terrorists?)

    01/17/2015 6:24:51 PM PST · by Libloather · 31 replies
    The Hill ^ | 1/16/15 | Kristina Wong
    Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii), a member of the House Armed Services Committee, said Friday that Islamic extremists were at war with the United States, and urged the Obama administration to adopt the same view. "I'm upset that the president and the White House...is not actually saying this is a war that the Islamic extremists are posing against the United States and against the West," she said during an appearance on CNN’s “The Situation Room” Friday. In the same interview, Gabbard referred to the threat posed by “this radical Islamic extremist agenda." The White House has tried to avoid using the...
  • UK's David Cameron is phoning Senators about Iran sanctions bill (appeasement run amok)

    01/17/2015 11:19:54 AM PST · by Dave346 · 23 replies
    CBS News ^ | January 16, 2015, 2:05 PM | Stephanie Condon
    British Prime Minister David Cameron is appealing directly to some senators in the U.S. Congress to reconsider a bill that would open up the possibility of new sanctions against Iran. "I have contacted a couple of senators this morning, and I may speak to one or two more this afternoon," Cameron said during a joint press conference with President Obama at the White House Friday. The prime minister arrived in Washington Thursday to meet with the president and his administration to discuss a range of issues. Cameron said his calls were "not in any way... to tell the American Senate...
  • Russia's Newest Machine Gun (PKP PECHENEG) Used By Rebels in Ukraine

    01/17/2015 6:26:53 AM PST · by tlozo · 79 replies
    UK Twitter ^ | Jan 15, 2015 | Gov.uk
    UK Twitter shows pictures of Russia's newest machine gun used by rebels. Not in use by Ukrainian forces. https://twitter.com/ukinukraine
  • Executive Order 9024 Establishing the War Production Board. January 16, 1942

    01/16/2015 9:01:42 AM PST · by WhiskeyX · 2 replies
    The American Presidency Project ^ | N.D. | John Woolley; Gerhard Peters
    Franklin D. Roosevelt XXXII President of the United States: 1933--1945 9 - Executive Order 9024 Establishing the War Production Board. January 16, 1942 By virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and statutes of the United States, as President of the United States and Commander in Chief of the Army and Navy, and in order to define further the functions and duties of the Office for Emergency Management with respect to the state of war declared to exist by Joint Resolutions of the Congress, approved December 8, 1941, and December 11, 1941, respectively, and for the purpose...
  • Choose you this day: Stand with the Prophet or kill those who do (war)

    01/16/2015 7:22:33 AM PST · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 5 replies
    Developments in life over Islam | 16 September 2015 | Mene Mene Tekel Upharsin
    It appears we are facing a hard decision. Whenever major conflict arises leading to death and destruction, many people wisely opt to try and stay out of the conflict. However, when we begin to see that those who will not submit to Islam (redundant) or reject Islam are murdered in cold blood, then one has to make a decision: Either one must submit to Islam or one must stand up and fight against those who support that evil cult belief. As Emiliano Zapata astutely said many years ago (a statement Charlie Hebdo borrowed), "Mejor morir de pie que vivir de...
  • Why we aren't winning wars

    01/15/2015 7:18:15 AM PST · by DJ Taylor · 56 replies
    The Intelligencer ^ | January 15, 2015 | Stephen D. Krasner
    The United States has the most potent military in terms of firepower and operational capacity in history. Our military overthrew Saddam Hussein and crushed the Taliban in a matter of weeks. Our forces can direct a rocket from Nevada through a window in Kandahar, Afghanistan, and nimbly set up nearly 20 Ebola treatment centers in Liberia. Yet this same military, as writer James Fallows recently pointed out in the Atlantic, has not won its wars in Afghanistan, Iraq and Libya or anywhere else in the last 20 years — if winning means creating a stable, capable and ideally democratic governing...
  • Al Qods Brigades chief Gen. Soleimani seriously injured in Iraq by ISIS suicide squad

    01/14/2015 1:11:49 PM PST · by Dave346 · 20 replies
    DEBKAfile ^ | January 14, 2015, 1:06 PM (IDT)
    Gen. Qassem Soleimani, commander-in-chief of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards’ elite Al Qods Brigades, and senior officer of Iranian forces in Iraq, was seriously injured in a targeted attack by an ISIS suicide squad, debkafile reports from military and intelligence sources in the Gulf. The attack took place near Samarra in central Iraq, after agents of the Islamic State of Iraq and Levant managed to infiltrate his command staff and get close enough to their target before blowing themselves up. The date of the assassination attempt has not been revealed. Soleimani, 58, who is a member of supreme leader Ayatollah Ali...
  • Netanyahu: 'Hypocritical' War on Terror Will Fail

    01/14/2015 10:50:34 AM PST · by Jan_Sobieski · 5 replies
    Israel National News ^ | 1/14/2014 | Arutz Sheva Staff
    Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Wednesday met with leaders of the pro-Israel lobbying group AIPAC (American Israel Public Affairs Committee), and spoke about the renewed global awareness of the need to fight Islamist terrorism following last weeks attacks in Paris. "I think the war against terror will not succeed if it’s founded on hypocrisy, and I’ve yet to hear any world leader condemn the comments by (Turkish President Recep Tayyip) Erdogan, not one," said Netanyahu...
  • Being Nadiya Savchenko, American Ally, Hero

    01/14/2015 5:31:31 AM PST · by Kaslin · 8 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 14, 2015 | John Ransom
    If you think that Vladimir Putin would be dissuaded from his territorial ambitions by a few billionaires more or less being punished in Moscow, then you probably deserve to condemned to a Purgatory that resembles Obama’s White House. Despite assurances that Russia was on the ropes via economic sanctions imposed by the West after the Bear stirred up ethnic conflict in Ukraine, there are no signs but that Russia under Putin is restless. And hungry. New fighting has erupted near Donetsk with Russian supported separatists firing shells resulting in the death of 11 people. Since so-called “peace-talks” are underway between...
  • Do Not Be Fooled by Recent Struggles. Russia Poses a Direct Threat to America and Her Interests.

    01/13/2015 11:50:09 AM PST · by fredericbastiat1 · 11 replies
    TheBlaze ^ | 2015-01-13 | Benjamin Weingarten
    In the face of difficult circumstances, Russia, understanding the mindset of its “former” foes, made the brilliant decision to join the West through economic and diplomatic “cooperation.” This convergence strategy gave the outward appearance of a liberalizing Russia, but consistent with its historical adeptness at subversion and subterfuge, proved a clever way to rebuild, gain leverage over and embed itself within its enemies. Russia opened itself to trade to raise capital and procure technology that it could use to exploit its natural resources, rebuild its military and enrich Vladimir Putin and his cronies. In so doing, Russia developed energy pipelines...
  • War of Ideas

    01/13/2015 6:10:16 AM PST · by Kaslin · 2 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 13, 2015 | Mona Charen
    By savagely attacking and murdering writers and cartoonists as well as Jewish shoppers, French Islamists clarified something that many in the West have deceived themselves about: that the war we are engaged in is a war of ideas. Islamists have once again reminded us that freedom itself is their target. This discomfits the left. They prefer to pretend that Islamist violence (when they acknowledge it at all) springs from unemployment, poverty or, most frequently, colonial oppression. Most leftists, and some on the libertarian right, believe that American responses to Islamists' attacks -- ranging from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan...
  • State Dept. Deputy Spokeperson: We Are at War With People Who Want to Kill People in the Name of

    01/12/2015 9:13:49 PM PST · by Nachum · 39 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 1/12/15 | Jim Hoft
    Martha MacCallum grilled State Department Deputy Spokesperson Marie Harf tonight on the administration’s refusal to use the term “Islamic extremism.” Martha MacCallum: Every time we see this exchange it seems like the answer is so tortured. Its so difficult to say what everyone around the world feels so clearly it is. Leaders have said in Canada, and Australia and Paris where they have felt it so personally, they’ve all said quite clearly that the battle is against Islamic extremism. Why is that so hard to say? Marie Harf: “Well, it’s not hard to say but it’s not the only type...
  • Samantha Power urges GOP Congress not to pursue Iran sanctions (endless appeasement continues)

    01/12/2015 12:52:18 PM PST · by Dave346 · 12 replies
    Politico ^ | 1/12/15 10:00 AM EST | Burgess Everett
    The Obama administration is stepping up its push to stave off a bipartisan congressional effort to enact new economic sanctions on Iran as the United States tries to secure a permanent deal to wind down the country’s nuclear program. At a University of Louisville event alongside new Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), whose chamber is expected to pursue new sanctions in the coming weeks, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power argued that new congressional sanctions will upset ongoing negotiations with Iran and turn off a multilateral international coalition that has worked together to isolate Iran politically and...
  • Is the United States at war with Islam?

    01/12/2015 7:11:00 AM PST · by Moseley · 50 replies
    MOSELEY COMMENTS ^ | January 12, 2015 | Jonathon Moseley
    The United States of America is NOT at war with Islam. And every Muslim better pray and kiss our asses hoping that the USA is never at war with Islam. Every Muslim should bend over backwards to appease the United Sttates. The US is not at war with Islam. If we were, there would be a radioactive crater 300 meters deep and 1000 meters across glowing at 10,000 degrees at the site of the Kaaba shrine and Grand Mosque in Mecca -- where Muslims doing the Haj pilgrimage gather from around the world to bow down to the black Kaaba...
  • I Can't Support the War On Terror (Re-Visited)

    01/11/2015 8:23:35 AM PST · by semaj · 8 replies
    semaj ^ | 8/13/2006 | semaj
    Sorry folks, but I can no longer lend my support to the War on Terror. I'm tired of being lied to by our elected leadership. What am I talking you about, you ask? Specifically, when I'm a told by the President of the United States, that Islam is a "Religion of Peace". How am I supposed to square that statement with reality? How am I supposed to support the decision and policies of our government in waging war when our leaders can't even begin to tell the truth about the enemy we're fighting? If the president fears he may offend...
  • Inside the Nazi death camp for WOMEN: Injected with petrol, infected with syphilis...

    01/10/2015 4:56:06 AM PST · by Islander7 · 37 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | Jan 9, 2015 | Sarah Helm
    Full title: "Inside the Nazi death camp for WOMEN: Injected with petrol, infected with syphilis and raped by their liberators, the shocking fate of prisoners at Ravensbruck" Katharina Waitz stared at the 15ft wall topped by barbed wire, took a deep breath and, undaunted, began to climb the last leg to freedom. She was one of the handful of inmates of Ravensbruck, the Nazi concentration camp exclusively for women, ever to break out, and it took the ultimate in daring high-wire acts for her to get away. A trapeze artist by profession, the crime that consigned her to this grimmest...
  • Cardinal Burke and the war against masculinity in the Church

    01/09/2015 7:12:16 PM PST · by cleghornboy · 1 replies
    La Salette Journey ^ | January 9, 2014 | Paul Melanson
    In an article which may be found here, Cardinal Raymond Leo Burke says, "I think there has been a great confusion with regard to the specific vocation of men in marriage and of men in general in the Church during the past 50 years or so. It’s due to a number of factors, but the radical feminism which has assaulted the Church and society since the 1960s has left men very marginalized. Unfortunately, the radical feminist movement strongly influenced the Church, leading the Church to constantly address women’s issues at the expense of addressing critical issues important to men; the...
  • Iran General: Our Ultimate Goal Is the Destruction of America And Israel

    01/06/2015 11:30:35 PM PST · by Dave346 · 11 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 10:54 PM 01/05/2015 | Reza Kahlili
    The commander of Iran’s notorious Basij forces declared Monday that the Islamic Republic’s ultimate goal is the destruction of America and Israel. “Today there is no mandate to end our fight because Iran’s greatness in the region and the repeated losses by the Zionists and America are the proof of our fight up to today,” Gen. Mohammad Naghdi said, according to Fars News Agency. “Our ideal is not [nuclear] centrifuges but the destruction of the White House and the annihilation of Zionism [Israel].” The regime’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, has also called for the continuation of the fight to...
  • Would Marco Rubio prefer Ted Yoho (FL03) or John Boehner for Speaker?

    01/05/2015 11:54:06 PM PST · by ObamahatesPACoal · 7 replies
    Rubio says Jeb is a true conservative. Maybe it is time for more huddles and cuddles with Boehner over amnesty. What about Rand Paul. Rand endorsed Yoho but Rand likes to kiss the ring. Of course they won't be voting on the issue but Yoho is from Rubio's state and Rand endorsed Yoho.
  • Navy veteran, 100, cheered for standing up to protesters at medal ceremony

    01/05/2015 7:33:58 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 23 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | Jan 5, 2014
    Navy veteran, 100, cheered for standing up to protesters at medal ceremony Published January 05, 2015 FoxNews.com A 100-year-old U.S. Navy veteran drew cheers from a crowd in Oregon Saturday after telling protesters shouting "hands-up, don't shoot!" to stop interrupting his medal ceremony and to “show a little respect.” Dario Raschio was at Portland Community College's Southeast Campus to be honored by Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Oregon, at a public town hall meeting. But shortly after Wyden began speaking, more than 100 demonstrators in the back of the room started shouting, The Oregonian reports. After 15 minutes of chanting against the...
  • Abbas files war crimes complaint against Israel at ICC

    01/02/2015 8:55:12 AM PST · by Dave346 · 4 replies
    Times of Israel ^ | January 1, 2015, 8:47 pm | Tamar Pileggi
    Palestinian source says Hamas, Islamic Jihad willing to risk counter-suit should Israel be investigated Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has asked the International Criminal Court to investigate Israel for war crimes allegedly committed during the 50-day war with Hamas and other Gaza terror groups last summer. In the request filed with the Dutch Embassy Thursday morning, Abbas asked the court in The Hague to investigate Israel retroactively for alleged war crimes starting from June 13, 2014 — a day after three Israeli teenagers were kidnapped and murdered by a Hamas cell in the West Bank, an unnamed NGO worker told...
  • MALIK SHABAZZ TO BLACK PANTHERS: 2015 TIME TO BUILD ARMY, GO TO GUN RANGE

    12/31/2014 4:32:55 PM PST · by Jim Robinson · 205 replies
    Breitbart ^ | December 31, 2014 | By Pam Keye
    On this week’s episode of the official broadcast of the New Black Panthers Party’s “Black Power Radio,” the former national chairman of the New Black Panther Party and current national president of Black Lawyers for Justice, Malik Zulu Shabazz said 2015 is the time to “build up that army” and go “to the gun range.” “And Mister Malcolm X, he consistently teaches us self defense,” Shabazz said. “The most honorable Elijah Muhammad continuously teaches us self defense. The honorable Marcus Mosiah Garvey teaches us self defense, and we know, our leader and our teacher the honorable Khalid Abdul Muhammad teaches...
  • Commodity Prices Are Cliff-Diving Due To The Fracturing Monetary Supernova—The Case Of Iron Ore

    12/31/2014 6:13:00 AM PST · by Riflema · 65 replies
    davidstockmanscontracorner.com ^ | 12-30-2014 | David Stockman
    Crude oil is not the only commodity that is crashing. Iron ore is on a similar trajectory and for a common reason. Namely, the two-decade-long economic boom fueled by the money printing rampage of the world’s central banks is beginning to cool rapidly. (snip)Nowhere is this more evident than in China’s vastly overbuilt steel industry, where capacity has soared from about 100 million tons in 1995 to upwards of 1.2 billion tons today. Again, this 12X growth in less than two decades is not just red capitalism getting rambunctious; its actually an economically cancerous deformation that will eventually dislocate the...
  • Lawyer: US Offers Prisoner Exchange for Detained Ex-Marine (with Iran)

    12/30/2014 11:42:52 AM PST · by Dave346 · 10 replies
    ABC News ^ | Dec 30, 2014, 2:27 PM ET | NASSER KARIMI
    TEHRAN, Iran — The United States has proposed an exchange of Iranian prisoners in the U.S. for a former U.S. Marine currently in prison in Iran, the semiofficial ISNA news agency reported on Tuesday a report which was immediately denied by Washington. The report quoted Mahmoud Alizadeh Tabatabaei, the lawyer for Amir Hekmati, as saying Washington's proposal was delivered to the Iranian government via the Swiss embassy which represents Washington's interests in Iran.
  • Is going to war all about attracting women? Violent conflict can give men a biological benefit

    12/30/2014 5:56:33 AM PST · by C19fan · 58 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | December 30, 2014 | Mark Prigg
    Men who take part in violent conflicts are more likely to father more children, researchers have found. Researchers at Harvard University studied a small tribal populations in eastern Africa - and found violent conflict does result in more wives and children for certain warriors. They studied the Nyangatom, a group of nomadic herders living in a region of southwest Ethiopia and South Sudan.
  • The Tragedy of the American Military (Uber-BARF!)

    12/29/2014 3:15:56 PM PST · by Timber Rattler · 16 replies
    The Atlantic ^ | January/February 2015 | James Fallows
    In mid-September, while President Obama was fending off complaints that he should have done more, done less, or done something different about the overlapping crises in Iraq and Syria, he traveled to Central Command headquarters, at MacDill Air Force Base in Florida. There he addressed some of the men and women who would implement whatever the U.S. military strategy turned out to be. (snip)If I were writing such a history now, I would call it Chickenhawk Nation, based on the derisive term for those eager to go to war, as long as someone else is going. It would be the...
  • Obama: Iran to be 'very successful regional power'

    12/29/2014 1:17:33 PM PST · by Dave346 · 48 replies
    Press TV ^ | Mon Dec 29, 2014 12:50PM GMT
    US President Barack Obama acknowledges that Iran would become a “very successful regional power” if a long-term nuclear agreement is reached. “They have got a chance to get right with the world,” Obama said in an interview with NPR News, which was taped at the White House on Dec. 18 and aired on Monday. More than a year ago, Iran agreed to an interim agreement to suspend 20-percent uranium enrichment in exchange for the lifting of economic sanctions pending on a long-term deal. Despite progress in the talks, Iran and the five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council...
  • During...Clinton, the U.S. enjoyed more peace and economic well being...in...history.

    12/29/2014 4:54:10 AM PST · by WhiskeyX · 36 replies
    White House ^ | 2006 | Frank Freidel and Hugh Sidey
    the White House President Barack Obama Home • About the White House • Presidents William J. Clinton During the administration of William Jefferson Clinton, the U.S. enjoyed more peace and economic well being than at any time in its history. He was the first Democratic president since Franklin D. Roosevelt to win a second term. He could point to the lowest unemployment rate in modern times, the lowest inflation in 30 years, the highest home ownership in the country's history, dropping crime rates in many places, and reduced welfare rolls. He proposed the first balanced budget in decades and achieved...
  • Graham: Senate will vote on Iran sanctions legislation in January

    12/27/2014 3:13:56 PM PST · by Dave346 · 5 replies
    The Hill ^ | December 27, 2014, 04:10 pm | Peter Sullivan
    Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) said Saturday that the Senate will take up an Iran sanctions bill in January, setting up a tough vote for Democrats. During an appearance alongside Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Israel, Graham said there will be a vote on legislation drafted by Senate Foreign Relations Chairman Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) and Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) in January. The measure would impose additional sanctions on Iran if it violates the interim nuclear agreement or walks away from talks. "I’m here to tell you, Mr. Prime Minister, that the Congress will follow your lead," Graham said. "In January...