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Saturday, November 02, 2013

The Brutal Reality of the Muslim Mind

"The mind is its own place, 
and in itself can make a heaven of hell, a hell of heaven."  
John Milton

91% of Egyptian Women Have Had Their Clits Hacked Off

From Vlad Tepes:

Cultural psychology: How Islam managed to stay medieval for 1,400 years

And well related, a recent video lecture put on by the Q Society of Australia titled:

Understanding the Ideological Foundation of Sexual Abuse in Islam.

Together these are a powerful educational tool.
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Exposed: Names and Identities of Muslim Brotherhood Operatives in U.S.?!?

From Will at THE OTHER NEWS:

Exposed: Names and Identities of Muslim Brotherhood Operatives in U.S.HT: Aina.

El Watan, one of Egypt's most widely circulated and read newspapers, has published a report discussing the Muslim Brotherhood's influence over the United States, especially in the context of inciting pro-Brotherhood policies against Egypt's popular June 30 Revolution, which resulted in the ousting of Muhammad Morsi and the Brotherhood from power.
Titled (in translation), "With Names, Identities, and Roadmap… El Watan Exposes Brotherhood Cells in America," it's written by investigative journalist Ahmed al-Tahiri, who begins the report by saying:
In the context of El Watan's ongoing investigation concerning the Brotherhood's cells and lobby inside America that support the regime of the ousted [Morsi], and which intensified their activities to attack and defame the June 30 Revolution, informed sources have disclosed to El Watan newspaper the names and cell entities of the Brotherhood and their roadmap of activities all throughout the United States of America.
The sources said that these organizations, which are spread throughout the States, agitated for and were supportive of the decisions taken by Muhammad Morsi's project to "Brotherhoodize" and consolidate power [in Egypt] and gave a favorable opinion to the general American public that Morsi's decisions were welcomed by the public [in Egypt]. Following the June 30 Revolution, these groups launched a malicious war in order to incite the American administration to take hostile decisions against Egypt, with the aim of bringing back the Brotherhood to the power.
El Watan then goes on to name names, saying that the following activists and entities are Brotherhood operatives working within the United States (reproduced verbatim):
  • Union of Egyptian Imams in North America, represented by Sheikh Muhammad al-Bani
  • The Egyptian American Foundation for Development
  • Dr. Khalid Lamada, New York
  • Dr. Hassan al-Sayah, Virginia
  • The Egyptian Network in America, led by Dr. Muhammad Helmi
  • Dr. Akram al-Zand, Sa'ad Foundation
  • Muhammad al-Khashab, Head of ART channels in America
  • Sameh al-Henawi, member, Business Association of America
  • Dr. Hany Saqr, member, Egyptian Association in America
  • Dr. Khalid Hassan, Maryland
  • Dr. Muhammad Abdel Hakem, Seattle
  • Dr. Ahmed Ismat al-Bendari, President, Islamic Society of America
  • Walid Yusari, Chicago
  • Ahmed Shadid, New Jersey
  • Ahmed al-Hatab, Indiana
  • Dr. Muhammad Morjan, Boston
  • Ramadan Ridwan, Houston
  • Ahmed Fayez, Las Vegas
  • Dr. Amru Abbas, member, Egyptian Foundation in Michigan
  • Dr. Safi al-Din Hamed, Pennsylvania
  • Dr. Hamdy Radwan, North Carolina
  • Ahmed Shehata, Director, Egyptian American Organization for Democracy and Human Rights
  • Dr. Iman Shehata, New York
  • Dr. Muhammad Amru Attawiya, member, Organization of Islamic Relief in the United States
  • Dr. Khalid al-Sayes, member, Rebuilding of Egypt Foundation
  • Dr. Tariq Hussein, member, American Islamic Relations Council (CAIR)
  • Dr Hisham al-Gayar, member, Egyptian Foundation, Michigan
  • Amin Mahmoud, Maryland
As a most recent example, El Watan quotes from an American op-ed published on October 16 (just two days before the publication of the El Watan report itself). Titled "Egypt: 100 days later" and written by Ahmed Shehata of the Egyptian American Organization for Democracy and Human Rights, the piece appeared in The Hill, the Capitol's most widely circulated newspaper, published specifically for Congress.
The op-ed is certainly a prime example of pro-Muslim Brotherhood propaganda that actually tries to "shame" U.S. policymakers into returning the Brotherhood back to power in the name of "democracy."
Key excerpts follow:
While the U.S. must consider its own interests in the region, it is baffling and disheartening to think the current administration would choose to discount the suffering that continues to occur on a daily basis as well as the complete violation of democratic principles which it espouses to the rest of the world…. As this past week marked 100 days since the coup and the lives of the Egyptian people continue to be sacrificed, the United States cannot be silent any longer for the sake of their own interests and convenience…. To that end, Egypt represents a golden opportunity for the U.S. to uphold democratic values by pushing for the reinstatement of the democratically elected government, despite their shortcomings. This would aid tremendously in showing the world that, above any one particular physical interest, stands the mantle of freedom and the rule of law.
Anyone familiar with the real happenings of Egypt knows that Shehata's assertions are complete opposites of the truth: the military ousted the Brotherhood in response to the will of millions of Egyptians--the people, the demos, as in democracy--who took to the streets protesting against the totalitarian Morsi government. Moreover, it is the Muslim Brotherhood and their supporters who have been committing numerous human rights atrocities--including the slaughter and persecution of Christians, the torture and murder of many Egyptians (including before the revolution), and the destruction and torching of some 85 Christian churches.
Shehata seems to think that, if the Muslim Brotherhood and their supporters terrorize, murder, destroy, persecute, and betray their nation--which is precisely why tens of millions of average Egyptians rose up against them (though you might not know that following Al Jazeera-led Western media that distorted the popularity of the revolution)--as long as they won "elections" (which from the start many authorities insisted they didn't), then that is all that matters; and, if need be, the U.S. must war with Egypt's military and people on behalf of the ousted terrorists--all in the name of "democracy" and "human rights," as Shehata's U.S.-based Brotherhood front is laughably called.
That such a shameless piece of Muslim Brotherhood propaganda can be published in the most influential and widely read Capitol Hill publication certainly goes a long way in validating El Watan's claims that the Brotherhood has its tentacles all around the United States' points of influence.
By Raymond Ibrahim
Human Events
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Israel ‘furious’ with White House for leak on Syria strike Jerusalem considers administration’s confirmation of Israeli air attack on missile stores to be ‘scandalous’; TV analyst warns US risks starting ‘major flare-up’

Of course if we lose this ally, I guess we can always fall back on Egypt, RIGHT?
Okay then, maybe Saudi Arabia?
I mean these are our real, natural and valuable allies, right?
Maybe the problem is that we share so many values with the Muslim Brotherhood and we need to do more to help them regain power in Egypt?
Israel is fuming with the White House for confirming that it was the Israeli Air Force that struck a military base near the Syrian port city of Latakia on Wednesday, hitting weaponry that was set to be transferred to Hezbollah.
Israel has not acknowledged carrying out the strike, one of half a dozen such attacks widely ascribed to Israel in recent months, but an Obama administration official told CNN on Thursday that Israeli warplanes had indeed attacked the Syrian base, and that the target was “missiles and related equipment” set for delivery to Hezbollah in Lebanon.Israel’s Channel 10 TV on Friday night quoted Israeli officials branding the American leak as “scandalous.” For Israel’s ally to be acting in this way was “unthinkable,” the officials were quoted as saying.
A second TV report, on Israel’s Channel 2, said the leak “came directly from the White House,” and noted that “this is not the first time” that the administration has compromised Israel by leaking information on such Israeli Air Force raids on Syrian targets.
It said some previous leaks were believed to have come from the Pentagon, and that consideration had been given at one point to establishing a panel to investigate the sources.
Channel 2′s military analyst, Roni Daniel, said the Obama administration’s behavior in leaking the information was unfathomable.
Daniel noted that by keeping silent on whether it carried out such attacks, Israel was maintaining plausible deniability, so that Syria’s President Bashar Assad did not feel pressured to respond to the attacks.
But the US leaks “are pushing Assad closer to the point where he can’t swallow these attacks, and will respond.” This in turn would inevitably draw further Israeli action, Daniel posited, and added bitterly: “Then perhaps the US will clap its hands because it will have started a very major flare-up.”
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Intelligence leaks attributed to Washington are a growing concern for the Israeli government”

And as the US prepares for a deal with Iran so BAD even the Europeans are not on board, as Obama demands Americans who happen to be Jewish AND believe in Israel’s existence are told to shut up and back off and support O (such as AIPAC),…. the ACTIONS of this govt give the lie to the words of support for Israel.

Airstrikes on Syria: Israel Acts While US and Europe Fret About Intelligence

Intelligence leaks attributed to Washington are a growing concern for the Israeli government
The skies over two Syrian cities darkened with the smoke of Israeli airstrikes Wednesday evening. The bombing runs on sites in Damascus and outside Latakia were the sixth  time this year that Israel was reported to reach into Syria to destroy weapons systems it believed were headed for Hizballah. The reported targets Wednesday were the kind of advanced anti-aircraft batteries that, if deployed by the Shiite militia, would impede Israel’s ability to do exactly what it had just done: reach over its borders to remove a perceived threat “over the horizon.”
But if the military operation went off without an apparent hitch, the mission overall was less than a complete success.  Israel’s determination to strike discreetly, a key element in the battle plan, was undone by leaks, the most credible of which, on CNN, was attributed to U.S. officials. That report infuriated the Israeli security establishment, whose outrage brimmed over in the  Friday morning Hebrew press.  “What on earth are the Americans thinking when they finger Israel as responsible for the strikes in Syria?” Alex Fishmen asked in a Yedioth Ahronoth commentary with “Sold Us Out” as the headline. “Past experience suggests that we shared information with them on our operational activity so as to prevent embarrassment and surprise, but Washington is selling our secrets on the cheap.” A separate story on the same page said the CNN report was “causing officials in Jerusalem to tear out their hair.”
The Israelis had reason for concern.  Though Israel clearly wants the freedom to prevent Syria’s government from sharing advanced weapons with Hizballah, the Jewish State tries to do it without being drawn into Syria’s civil war. And Syrian president Bashar Assad, who has his hands full with poorly armed rebels, has scant incentive to involve the most powerful military in the Middle East.  That’s surely why in the hours after the explosions, neither party – neither Assad nor Israel – even acknowledged that things had blown up in Damascus and outside Latakia.
The silence served both sides. If either government spoke publicly of the strikes, Assad would be obliged to strike back

Read more: Israeli Airstrikes on Syria Also Signal Real Value of Intelligence | TIME.com http://world.time.com/2013/11/01/airstrikes-on-syria-israel-acts-while-us-and-europe-fret-about-intelligence/#ixzz2jUVZuVny
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Navy SEALs Ordered To Remove ‘Don’t Tread On Me’ Navy Jack From Uniforms

Or .. If you LIKE your DON’T TREAD ON ME, you can KEEP your DON’T TREAD ON ME

Just when I am about to enjoy Saturday morning they pull me back in
This stuff is utterly INCREDIBLE. Bolshevik application of ideology as a total dialectic discipline. There can be no deviation from the progressive dialectic.
The Navy Jack is the ‘don’t tread on me’ flag, one that has earned a revered place in America’s naval history and a beloved place in sailor’s hearts, through its use for over two centuries. This symbol of America’s naval ferocity has spanned our country’s entire existence, flying from the masts of the Continental Navy during the war of independence, to today’s War on Terror. In fact, an amendment to the Navy code called SECNAV Instruction 10520.6 clearly states that as of 31 May 2002 all ships are to fly the flag throughout the duration of the War on Terror.
So why would ranking SEAL commanders ban the historical symbol? Is the proverbial top brass banning the flag? Is President Obama?
BTW, THAT’S THE FLAG FLYING HERE, beside the US Flag, in what looks like an increasingly isolated EPA-LAND
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As predicted: Republicans Give Health Law Room to Stumble

As you read this, ask yourself the following:
Even though NO ONE could have predicted just HOW galactically incompetent development of the web exchange system was, didn’t people like Paul Ryan have the numbers on premiums, the understanding of the forced cancellation of individual plans, and the ability to synthesize the reaction of the people?
Did those who understood what these items would create among the people fail to convince others?
Mr. Ryan voted to OPEN the govt, and raise the debt pending 6 more weeks of negotiation (and nothing has happened, notice).
Many House Republicans are replacing their push to delay or defund the 2010 federal health law with a new strategy: Hang back and see if problems with the rollout continue or get worse.
It is an abrupt reversal of the activist approach of just weeks ago, when Republicans demanded changes to the law in exchange for funding the government or raising the nation’s borrowing limit. Now, they say putting the spotlight on technical flaws of the law’s health-insurance exchange may be more effective than a direct attack.
"It’s its own worst enemy, and to some degree it is collapsing under its own weight," said Rep. Michael Burgess (R., Texas), who sits on the committee that pressed Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on Wednesday to explain what is going wrong.
Weeks ago, Democrats had been unified against GOP efforts to delay parts of the law, particularly the requirement that people carry insurance or pay a penalty. But now, as problems in the rollout of the law prompt some Democrats to call for a delay, it is Republicans who say they are giving up on changing anything.
The rocky rollout of the new health care law has deepened, with concern over insurance cancellations and personal privacy adding to the problems of the health care website. And how much is the new law to blame for Obama’s record-low approval numbers?
"There are folks in my caucus who say just let the Americans face the pain," said Tim Huelskamp (R., Kan.), who voted recently to link government spending to a one-year delay of the health law. Now, he says the fate of the law is out of the hands of Congress. “At this point in time I don’t think we can change anything,” Mr. Huelskamp said.
Mrs. Epa is among those who believe we deserve all we suffer from this, btw. You get the govt you deserve, is the genesis of that, I believe. There is no doubt that is true. 
0.32% translation from page viewer to purchase of a plan.
Remember that number.
Let’s see if that keeps up.
Oh, and btw …
Ocare was averaging  14,792 thru yesterday?
These are inarguable facts of this program. If the CBS news data is correct.26 new Obamacare enrollees joined FORWARD in the last 24 hours.
I’m sure they will comeo up with some excuse, like …’WELL THE WEB SITE WAS DOWN’ but I wonder if they connect those dots?
As for me, since the expense is RIDICULOUS, I am going to have to opt out. Naturally this form does not yet exist.
I expect it will become available the week after the fines, oh, excuse me Justice Roberts, the TAX is enforced.
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Kenyan Pastors Ask For AK-47s To Protect Their Congregations From The Religion of Peace

From Charisma News:
As attacks on Christians mount in Kenya’s coastal region, some evangelical pastors in the Mombasa area may no longer be willing to turn the other cheek. 
Worried about attacks against their churches and congregations, some pastors are asking for rifles to protect themselves from suspected Islamic extremists. 
The violence intensified on Oct. 20 and 21, when two evangelical church pastors were killed inside their churches. Pastor Charles Mathole, 41, was killed Oct. 20 as he prayed inside his Vikwatani Redeemed Gospel Church. The following day, East African Pentecostal Church pastor Ibrahim Kithaka was found dead in Kilifi, about 35 miles north of Mombasa. 
Christian leaders blame the attacks on increased radicalization of Muslim youth. The attacks have occurred amid protests by Muslims that they were being targeted in Nairobi’s war against terrorism. 
“Our many churches are not under any protection. They do not have walls or gates. The government should issue AK-47 rifles to every church so that we can stop them from being burnt, our property from being looted and our pastors and Christians from being killed,” said Lambert Mbela, a pastor at Mathole’s church, during his funeral. 
Three weeks before the latest murders, Muslim youth torched a Salvation Army church in the Majengo area in Mombasa to protest the killing of the popular Sheikh Ibrahim “Rogo” Omar and three others by unknown gunmen on Oct.4.  The same church was torched last year after the murder of another prominent Muslim cleric, Sheikh Aboud Rogo Mohammed. 
Some church officials say the request for arms reflects a growing frustration with the rising insecurity, but others say the move contradicts traditional biblical teachings on nonviolence, or could put churches and congregations at more risk. 
“I don’t think arming Kenyan (clerics) will ensure security,” said the Rev. Peter Karanja, the general secretary of the National Council of Churches of Kenya, at a news conference in Limuru, near Nairobi, on Wednesday (Oct. 30). 
“However, the government should see this as writing on the wall. Kenyans are getting tired of the continuing insecurity.”

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Workin' Woman Blues

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Obama to Iran : If you like your bomb you can keep your bomb

Full court press: Obama urges U.S. Jews, Netanyahu to back off

he administration of President Barack Obama has pressed Israel to end opposition to a U.S. reconciliation effort with Iran.
Administration sources said Obama has urged both Israel and American Jewish leaders to support his reconciliation drive toward Teheran.
On Oct. 29, the White House briefed Jewish and pro-Israeli groups regarding the latest negotiations with Iran.
In a tense one-hour meeting, the groups, which included the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, were assured that Obama would not allow Iran to develop a nuclear weapon.
They said the White House and State Department have been meeting with Israeli and American Jewish leaders to end their lobbying in Congress for additional sanctions on Iran.
“We asked for a pause, to provide flexibility, of new sanctions,” State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki said. “We believe that congressional action needs to be aligned with our negotiating strategy.”
File under: How to guarantee a regional mideast war
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Friday, November 01, 2013

Schubert Quintet
The Trout

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OBAMA:If you like your global warming you can KEEP your global warming

Obama orders government to prepare for impact of global warming

President Obama issued an executive order Friday directing a government-wide effort to boost preparation in states and local communities for the impact of global warming.
The action orders federal agencies to work with states to build “resilience” against major storms and other weather extremes. For example, the president’s order directs that infrastructure projects like bridges and flood control take into consideration climate conditions of the future, which might require building structures larger or stronger — and likely at a higher price tag.

So naturally, from the BBC:

BBC: Real risk of a Maunder minimum Little Ice Age

It’s known by climatologists as the ‘Little Ice Age’, a period in the 1600s when harsh winters across the UK and Europe were often severe.
The severe cold went hand in hand with an exceptionally inactive sun, and was called the Maunder solar minimum.
Now a leading scientist from Reading University has told me that the current rate of decline in solar activity is such that there’s a real risk of seeing a return of such conditions.
I’ve been to see Professor Mike Lockwood to take a look at the work he has been conducting into the possible link between solar activity and climate patterns.
According to Professor Lockwood the late 20th century was a period when the sun was unusually active and a so called ‘grand maximum’ occurred around 1985.
Since then the sun has been getting quieter. 
By looking back at certain isotopes in ice cores, he has been able to determine how active the sun has been over thousands of years.
Following analysis of the data, Professor Lockwood believes solar activity is now falling more rapidly than at any time in the last 10,000 years.
He found 24 different occasions in the last 10,000 years when the sun was in exactly the same state as it is now – and the present decline is faster than any of those 24.
Based on his findings he’s raised the risk of a new Maunder minimum from less than 10% just a few years ago to 25-30%.
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@mathewi : Reuters and AP saying ex-NSA chief Michael Hayden shot at LAX -- and some papers picking it up -- based on a tweet from a fake account 10 minutes ago

A gunman opened fire at a security checkpoint Friday morning at Los Angeles International Airport, injuring a Transportation Security Administration employee and prompting a terminal evacuation. 
A TSA spokesperson told NBC4 the shooting occurred at a security checkpoint. A traveler told NBC4 she heard gunfire in Tom Bradley Terminal, where she was preparing to board a flight to Mexico aboard Virgin America.


@globeandmail : UPDATE: Reports of Ex-NSA chief Michael Hayden shot dead at L.A. airport unconfimred Follow story here: http://t.co/RGs4k9tUT2 #LAX 5 minutes ago

@ABC7 : #LAX UPDATE: In response to shooting, airports in New York increasing "high-visibility heavy-weapon patrol" http://t.co/u5lTveArpy 5 minutes ago
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Meanwhile- China: Nuclear submarines capable of widespread attack on U.S.

Wash Times:
Chinese state-run media revealed for the first time this week that Beijing’s nuclear submarines can attack American cities as a means to counterbalance U.S. nuclear deterrence in the Pacific.
On Monday, leading media outlets including China Central TV, the People’s Daily, the Global Times, the PLA Daily, the China Youth Daily and the Guangmin Daily ran identical, top-headlined reports about the “awesomeness” of the People’s Liberation Army navy’s strategic submarine force.
TYPE 092 Launch
“This is the first time in 42 years since the establishment of our navy’s strategic submarine force that we reveal on such a large scale the secrets of our first-generation underwater nuclear force,” the Global Times said in a lengthy article titled “China for the First Time Possesses Effective Underwater Nuclear Deterrence against the United States.”
The article features 30 photos and graphics detailing, among other things, damage projections for Seattle and Los Angeles after being hit by Chinese nuclear warheads and the deadly radiation that would spread all the way to Chicago.
China’s sub fleet is reportedly the world’s second-largest, with about 70 vessels. About 10 are nuclear-powered, and four or more of those are nuclear ballistic submarines capable of launching missiles.
TYPE 094
Heavily influenced by Soviet naval models that stressed underwater forces, China’s nuclear submarine development began with the reverse-engineering of a Soviet Golf-class conventional-powered sub in the 1950s.
In the 1980s, China developed its first ballistic missile sub, the Type 092 Xia-class, which has 12 launch tubes for the Julang (Giant Wave)-1 missiles. The JL-1 had a limited range and failed multiple test launches.
In 2010, a new class of missile sub, the Type 094 Jin class, entered the service. It is capable of launching 12 to 16 JL-2 missiles with a range of about 8,700 miles, covering much of the continental U.S. with single or multiple, independently targetable re-entry vehicle warheads.
If you read navy sources they don’t think much of the silence of these subs, which is all the difference between a launch and a game of tag with serious consequences for the other side.
But that’s not the point.
These people have money. They have human resources. They have intelligence resources. They have material resources.
They have patience.
Worse still, right now they have confidence built on both the momentum of their efforts and the observation of Barack Obama.
They publicized this information for a small audience.
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