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Is your promise worth anything? Does the Arab League indeed function as a relevant and effective body? In the covenant of the Arab League, which all of the Arab states have signed, there are articles that state principles of behavior among yourselves, but you behave in the totally opposite way!! Article 5 prohibits your states from using force against each other. Were there not wars between Egypt and Libya? Between Egypt and Sudan? Between Saudi Arabia and Yemen? Between Iraq and Kuwait? Between Syria and Iraq? And while we're on the subject of Syria and Iraq, Article 6 of the League's covenant states that if a foreign state attacks an Arab state, the League must take measures against this attacker. What did you do when your brother, Saddam Hussein, was attacked in 2003 by foreign states? Not only did you not help him but you joined the attackers!!! So can anyone trust you?
Shortly after 9/11, President Bush stated, "The face of terror is not the true faith of Islam. That's not what Islam is all about. Islam is peace." With all due respect, I think that by now, so many years after 9/11 and so many terrorist attacks later, the observers of Islam and the Muslim world would disagree with Mr. Bush's propitious summation of Islam and the Muslim mindset toward the Western world. What is truly amazing to me is that, through it all, Islam the religion is never connected to these exclusively Muslim crimes.
Shavou'ot -- a spiritual holiday -- follows Passover -- a national liberation holiday: from physical liberation (the Exodus) to spiritual liberation/enhancement (the Torah), in preparation for the return to the Homeland.
Islamists Used Sarin and Blamed Assad? - UN human rights investigators have gathered testimony from casualties of Syria 's civil war and medical staff indicating that rebel forces have used the nerve agent Sarin. - Instead of praising this unusually prompt and frank report from the UN investigating body, UN and US officials immediately started question the validity of this report, not seeing collected data, because it does not support their anti-Assad agenda! -- Sunni Mosque Bombed in Baghdad - At least five people were killed and 30 others wounded after a bombing outside a Sunni mosque in northeastern Baghdad. The blast took place as worshippers were leaving the mosque in the al-Rashidiya neighbourhood following Friday prayers. There has been an uptick in violence lately between Shiites and Sunni Arabs. - No international condemnation or outcry? Just imagine the international response if this was Israeli attack!
Today's congressional hearing on the events leading up, during and after the attack on our consulate in Benghazi, are revealing disturbing differences between what the Obama administration told the American public and what actual witnesses to the events are testifying to. Over 40 years ago .. days of televised Congressional hearings with the often repeated phrase: "what did the President know and when did he know it?"--- held the nation spellbound as politicians from both parties asked tough questions of the presidents staff.
Hamas movement has rejected a revised Middle East peace initiative put forward by the Arab League. Arab states appeared to soften their 2002 peace plan, acknowledging that Israelis and Palestinians may have to swap land in any eventual peace deal. "The so-called new Arab initiative is rejected by our people, by our nation(?) and no one can accept it," Haniyeh, prime minister of the Hamas government in the coastal enclave, said. "The initiative contains numerous dangers to our people in the occupied land of 1967, 1948 and to our people in exile." He was referring to the partition of British-mandate Palestine in 1948 when the United Nations voted to divide the territory into a Jewish state and an Arab state.
'A' Territories are where the large Palestinian cities are located. The area is under PA security as well as civil control. In 'B' Territories, the PA administers civil affairs, while security affairs are Israeli responsibility. 'C' Territories are under Israeli and Civil Administration control. 'C' Territories present 60% of Judea and Samaria, and there are about 300,000 Jews living there. In addition, a few tens of thousands of Palestinians, comprising about 5% of the PA population, live there. 'C' Territories' great significance lies not only in their size, but mostly because they create a buffer between Palestinian civilian population centers.
In order to defeat our enemies and bring peace to Israel, if we honestly examine the history, we have to admit that these efforts will never change the world's attitude toward Jews and Israel. It has never really worked! Only a strong Israel and a self-respecting Jewish nation will be able to change the current ugly reality. We must set our own goals, develop plans of action and execute it. That's what people do in sports, business and in their personal life to make a difference. The biggest secret is - any goal can be achieved - one just needs to have a burning desire, followed by action, to achieve it!
Fans of the Arab League proposal ignore fundamental Middle East constraints, which are highlighted by the non-existence of a single Arab democracy, the AWOL of intra-Arab comprehensive peace, the lack of intra-Arab ratification of all intra-Arab borders and the absence of compliance with most intra-Arab agreements for the last 1,400 years. Why would anyone assume that Arabs would shower upon the "infidel” Jewish State that which they have never shared among themselves – a long-term comprehensive peace carved in stone?!
Israel is the only stable, predictable, reliable, capable, democratic and unconditional ally of the US regionally and globally. In 1969 and 1978, the Qadhaffi and Khomeini revolutions transformed Libya and Iran from pro -- to anti - US regimes. In 2003, the rise of Erdogan changed Turkey from a US -- to an Islamic - orientation. In 2012, the replacement of Mubarak by the Muslim Brotherhood terminated Egypt's role as a US ally. A regime-change in Jordan, Saudi Arabia and other Gulf States would trigger a similar anti-US shift. On the other hand, Israel's right, left, hawks and doves are inherently allies of the US.
Only in Israel: a new app for android phones lets drivers know if they are about to drive into a mob of Arabs armed with firebombs and rocks. Such ambushes have killed and maimed many Israelis over the years, including a baby girl, Adelle Biton, who has been barely clinging to life in the Schneider Children's Hospital since last month. If you really want to know the foundation and motivation of the modern Islamic Jihad movement and what motivates Muslim individuals to perform horrendous act of terror, as well as why the West is losing the "War on Terror" you need to find and watch "The Stone Merchant" movie. This politically incorrect movie says it all!
As Barack Obama systematically grabs power for himself and tramples on the First, Second, and Tenth Amendments to our Constitution -- a document with which naturalized citizens, sadly, are far more familiar than the vast majority of their native-born counterparts -- there appears to be only two general reactions. There are those who cheer him on, the most visible of whom can be found in the "mainstream" news media and the entertainment industry, and those who simply shrug and say, each in his own way, "So what?" It is only a small minority of Americans who seem to be recognizing the danger and raising their voices in protest.
Palestinian suffering on the other hand, continues no matter what happens and how much support they receive from the United Nations, the European Union and the Arab countries. The Palestinian Leadership dream of Nirvana is for their people (not they themselves) to be martyred for the cause and fly up to Allah. The Jewish dream is to turn Israel into a land flowing with milk and honey, and to enjoy the fatness thereof. Their dream is not to survive, but to LIVE AND PROSPER. Israelis don't dream of migrating to the US.... Ultimately, Israel's existence is living proof that HE who scattered them across the face of the earth 2000 years ago has in fact called them home. And I believe that idea is the fundamental cause for both Muslim angst and the blatant anti-Semitism of the 'anti-God' culturally Marxist, politically correct, activist agendas.
The Western World is asleep or otherwise so preoccupied with its politically correct agendas, that it doesn't see the forest for the trees. Islam today, is like the Christianity of the Middle Ages - determined by hook or by crook to convert the world, and like the Roman Catholic Church of old, is full of people whose 'method of conversion choice' is the sword (or in our case - terrorism).
The Obama administration still refers to the slaughter of American soldiers at Ft. Hood Texas by Major Hassan, as workplace violence, even though he had ties to radical Islam and he was uttering Allah Akhbar as he squeezed the trigger killing our unarmed soldiers... But Islamic radicals want to kill us in the name of their religion...Why? Because we are Americans. Boston was an act of war, not a criminal act.
The most frustrating aspect in this deadly game of cat and mouse for the soldiers is that THEIR HANDS ARE TIED. While they don't lack the motivation to put an end to the rock throwing, their orders only allow them to fire rounds of tear gas at the gathering mobs, as they are not allowed to use live fire. According to my friend the only time they are allowed to use their weapons is when they feel their life is in immediate danger if an approaching Arabs has an already lit firebomb (Molotov cocktail) in-hand ready to throw. If not all of those conditions are met and these are decisions the soldiers are forced to make in a split second, then only tear- gas rounds may be fired to disperse the stone throwers.
On the 27th November 1962, a man named Arthur Swanton of Baton Rouge, LA; a crew member of the S/S Penn Transporter met his untimely death by falling-off the gangway headfirst on to the cement dock below, killing him instantly. This was in the Indian port of New Kandla on the west coast of India. The Captain of the Penn Transporter met with some members of my ship's crew and we discussed the funeral arrangements. Finally, since no one wanted to officiate at the funeral, I volunteered and offered to lead the service. After all, we were strangers in a strange land far from home.
According to the poll, some 80 percent of the respondents believe that Israel should apply sovereignty over Judea and Samaria, under whatever conditions. Of those, more than a third of the Israeli public is of the opinion that Israel has to apply sovereignty over all Judea and Samaria, while almost a quarter believes that it should be applied only over the settlement blocs. "We call upon the government of Israel to heed the voices that arise from the people. The government has a golden opportunity to demonstrate a true Zionist pioneering spirit and lead the public a step forward on its way to its political and security redemption."
At 65, Israel's economic indicators are among the world's best. For example, during the 2009-2012 global economic crisis Israel experienced a 14.7% growth of gross domestic product (GDP), the highest among OECD countries. Israel's 2012 GDP growth (3.3%) led the OECD which averaged 1.4%. Israel's 2012 GDP of $250BN catapulted 120 times since 1948.
A full accounting of the military's myriad concessions to Islamists and its disturbing relationships with them could fill several articles, but the following examples offer some taste of their variety. In 2010, the Army rescinded an invitation to evangelist Franklin Graham to participate in the Pentagon's National Day of Prayer service, citing his comments critical of Islam. A year later, the Defense Department gave in to CAIR's demands that high school students in the Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps be allowed to wear hijabs with their uniforms.
There was a hard and fast rule that you had to be bilingual to be named to the position of Official Languages Commissioner. But that policy was strictly applied if you were English-speaking, yet it did not apply if you were Metis (Canadienne/Kebecoise) as was proven in the case of Dyane Adam an Official Languages Commissioner who was appointed by Prime Minister Jean Chrétien, when the question was raised about Dyane Adam not being fluent in English, said it did not matter as long as she was Metisse.
You may draw what conclusions you will from these events and this commentary, but the fact remains, that 'Guns' are not responsible for violence - people are! Those who seek to kill, will use whatever is most readily at hand to accomplish the act. The question that should be addressed is WHY there is so much violence NOW in this day and age.
The word Quidnunc is defined as a Latin term meaning "a self-important newsmonger and gossip"--an apt description of those Western journalists and academia who have taken up the cause of the extremist Muslim in decrying Zionism as racism. "Der oilem iz a goilem" goes the Yiddish proverb. The masses are asses. There is no logical reason for Western journalists and academia to publicly condemn Zionism unless, of course, they are unconsciously anti-Jewish.
But a lot has changed since the 1990s. Twenty years after Yitzhak Rabin shook Yasser Arafat's hand on the White House lawn and so officially ushered in Israel's Age of Terror, most Israelis don't really care what the Europeans or the Arabs think of us. The "international community's" inability to accept that sober-minded contentment is better than pipe dream fantasies has caused leftist writers in Israel, Europe and the US alike to express mystification at a recent survey carried out by the OECD, which ranks Israelis among the happiest people in the world. The ranking made no sense to commentators.
Hamas, a former ally of Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, is training the rebel Free Syrian Army in eastern Damascus. Hamas has broken with its former Syrian host and fully embraced the patronage of Qatar. Iranian Ambassador to Turkey Alireza Bikdeli said "In the past three years, Turkey, with its constant resistance, showed us we can take what we want to take from Israel." In Tehran, the president unveiled two additional uranium-processing facilities at the central town of Ardakan, 120 km from large uranium mines in Saghand. Iran now threatens to quit the Non-Proliferation Treaty and so, carry on developing nuclear weapons away from international oversight like its North Korean partner.
It states that the dominant patterns of production and consumption are causing "environmental devastation" and warns about overpopulation, the widening gap between rich and poor, the extinction of species and depletion of the world's resources. It goes on to call for the emergence of a 'global civil society' and states that "our environmental, economic, political, social, and spiritual challenges are interconnected." The underlying philosophy of the Charter is a pagan one, whereby Mother Earth and nature are to be worshiped, and as such it opposes the Judeo-Christian belief that God is separate from his creation and man has dominion over the Earth," says Woodwardon.
Now I was sure I was in Maine. Go out of state and find somebody to tell you you don't owe anything. Just as I was finishing a sly little chuckle over all those guys jeans and boots, in came a couple more pairs of jeans and boots. These jeans and boots were under a bill hat that let me know the wearer was a Maine game warden. That's those guys who spoil other Maineiacs' hunting, when said hunting isn't precisely legal -- such as two deer in your pickup.
"We chose the junction called the 'knee junction,' about two hundred meters from the village of Artas, from which many rioters have come. They adopt two methods against us. One is throwing stones and boulders, again and again, at Jewish vehicles that pass along the road, and the second method is setting tires on fire at night and rolling them down from the nearby hill at passing vehicles."
America's insatiable desire to get high, has kept our prisons full. Many of those incarcerated, abused drugs or alcohol; which may have accounted for the criminal behavior that landed them in prison...Perhaps they were involved in the sale and marketing of drugs, or were themselves the end users. The cost of addiction to our society can't even be measured in dollars alone. What bad decisions do addictions cause when judgment is impaired? How many families are shattered? Careers and reputations ruined? Accidental deaths and overdose?
The new war room will be manned 24 hours a day by some 20 soldiers who graduated from the IDF Cyber Shield course. The war room will allow the IDF to monitor and respond to any hacking attempt at all levels - from tank computers to the IDF chief of staff's personal computer. The information technology unit was initially established about ten years ago in order to ensure proper security levels for computers in the IDF and other security organizations and to provide encryption for important information, and to ensure smooth running of the IDF electronic data systems.
It has become fashionable to condemn Zionism publicly, especially in North American cities where connecting Islam to violent Muslim behaviour is forbidden by journalistic etiquette. OK to wave placards condemning Zionism (even though Zionism is an integral part of Judaism), but be ever so careful if you plan on pointing out publicly that most of the terrorist violence occurring around the world today is committed by Muslims. Apparently it's not politically correct to portray Islam in a negative light but it's politically correct to condemn Jews and Judaism.
The states of the Middle East are the result of French and English colonialism. The absurd borderlines we see on the map were probably drawn by some Intelligence Officer in the British Military Headquarters during the first World War. The decline of Europe allows the Arabs to be free of the diplomatic structure it had created in the Middle East and the basic concepts, such as 'Nation' and 'National state', in which it had been anchored. "The Syrian nation" is a good metaphor for the matter. Syria is not a nation, it's citizens are not one people, and Assad is not "massacring his own people". The citizens of Syria are a collection of various religious groups, ethnic groups, tribes and clans, who don't have much in common, except for the shared ideology of "might makes right", and definitely do not have a national identity in the European sense of the word.
President Obama was misinformed by his advisors. The suggestion that Israel should concede Jewish geography, in order to secure Jewish demography, ignores demographic trends in Israel, in the Muslim world in general and west of the Jordan River in particular. These trends reaffirm that time is working in favor of Israel's Jewish demography. In 2013, in sharp contrast with projections issued by the demographic establishment, there is a 66% Jewish majority (6.3 million Jews) in the combined area of Judea, Samaria (1.66 million Arabs) and pre-1967 Israel (1.65 million Arabs), compared with a 40% Jewish minority in 1948 and a 9% Jewish minority in 1900. The Jewish majority benefits from a robust tailwind of fertility rate and migration, which could produce an 80% Jewish majority by 2035.
Although I have covered the issue of how long Joshua was Judge of Israel in other articles, today I thought that I might touch the subject again, and to make it easy to find, give it the 'How Long' title that many students use in their google searches. The biggest problem in relation to Israel's Period of the judges, is that the Chronological Data provided in the Book of Judges is excessive within the overall chronological claims of the Bible.
The Al Musanna Brigade of al Qaeda's Syrian arm, Jabhat al-Nusra, captured the highly strategic intersection of the Syrian, Israeli and Jordan borders, just east of the Golan, on Passover Eve. The jihadists have also seized Wadi ar-Raqqad which marks the Golan's eastern boundary and is one of Israel's water sources. This put the jihadists directly opposite 14 Israeli southern Golan villages and at a distance of 5-6 kilometers from one of Israel's earliest kibbutzim, Ein Gev, on the shores of the Sea of Galilee.
The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) and the Goldwater Institute (among others) are telling Conservative state legislators that they can call for a Con Con and control the subject and the outcome of such an event. That is simply not true. First..instructions were completely ignored. As soon as the delegates arrived in Philadelphia, the doors were closed and the meeting was kept secret until finally they were opened to announce a complete new Constitution. That is a Precedent!... Second, the Articles of Confederation specifically called for 100% support from the states before any changes could be made to it. Obviously a new Constitution qualifies as a change! But ratification of the new Constitution operated under the yet un-ratified Article VII of the new Constitution, which called for a vote of approval of just three fourths of the states. That is a Precedent!
For the past several years, anti Christianity has intensified as the Arab Spring was ushered into the Middle East and North Africa, ancient homelands to Christians. Alarming stories of persecutions fill the newswires as Christians are harassed and either driven out of their ancient homelands, or transcended into second class citizens. It has also been fashionable to attack and ridicule Christianity in the entertainment industry under the guise of being cutting edge, as comedians and entertainers mock Christianity. Although it is painfully obvious these same artists lack the courage to browbeat Islam, a religion that will actually fire back at them. A college professor at Florida Atlantic University, assigned his students to write the name of Jesus on a piece of paper, then put it on the ground and stomp on it.
I see that insurance premiums are going to skyrocket under you. It's those coverage mandates you put in place -- they're the culprit. According to a congressional report by the House Energy and Commerce Committee, some premiums are set to rise in every state. Yes, every state. And not by small amounts. In many states, they're primed to go up by more than 50 percent; in others, by more than 100 percent. And it's all due to changes you've introduced. This despite your claim that your law would "cut the cost of a typical family's premium by up to $2,500 a year." That sure isn't working out, is it?
The Mavi Marmara was an eminently predictable fight. The Turkish group that hired the boat was an al-Qaeda-affiliated Turkish NGO named IHH. In 1999, the Turkish government was so wary of IHH that it barred the group from participating in relief efforts following a devastating earthquake. IHH's fortunes shifted with the rise of its fellow Islamists in the AKP Justice and Development Party led by Recep Tayip Erdogan. The AKP won the 2002 elections and has since been reelected twice. By 2010, Prime Minster Erdogan had a long track record of anti-Israel actions. Indeed, by 2010, Erdogan had effectively destroyed the strategic alliance Israel had developed with Turkey since 1949. In 2006, Erdogan was the first major international leader and NATO member to host Hamas terror chief Ismail Haniyeh. The same year he allowed Iran to use Turkish territory to transfer weaponry to Hezbollah during the Second Lebanon War.
Both countries, France and the United Kingdom , were main instigators and enforcers of the international arms blockade during the Israel 's War of Independence, hoping that advancing seven fully armed Muslim armies would finish what the Nazis started - Holocaust - genocide of Jews! But now they are threatening to unilaterally break an international arms embargo and supply weapons to Islamists in Syria ! Isn't it another example of blunt international anti-Semitic hypocrisy?
Once a Constitution has been ratified, it cannot be amended without the consent of the people. Neither the government in power nor its lackeys, whether it be in the Supreme Court or elsewhere have to the power to unilaterally make any amendments that in some way or form diminish the rights of a certain section of the population, by according them less rights than another group.
Passover highlights the fact that the Jewish People were passed-over by history's angel of death, in defiance of conventional wisdom. Non-normative disasters have characterized Jewish history ever since slavery in Egypt and the Exodus: the destruction of the two Temples, exiles, pogroms, expulsions, the Holocaust, anti-Semitism, daily Arab/Muslim terrorism and wars, etc. The 1948 re-establishment of Jewish sovereignty -- against global, regional, economic and military odds - constituted a modern day Exodus and Parting of the Sea. Principle-driven tenacious defiance-of-the odds constitutes a prerequisite to Jewish deliverance in 2013, as it was during The Exodus some 3,450 years ago.
From a purely analytic viewpoint, Michael Collins was absolutely critical in the advancement of modern terrorist & insurgency organizations. In following the timeline through the 20th Century terrorist groups, it appears that virtually ALL groups have and are following, the IRA Model.
Russell's book states that it wasn't our fearless forefathers that set the tone for our democratic republic (national leaders following the populace's wishes) but the rabble in the streets. Or, in some cases, just plain non-rabble-rousing folk like you and me. What first leaped off the page for me was Russell's statements that, while slavery was an awful institution, it represented a period in which the blacks were at least minimally cared for and did not need to be out there every day trying to earn a living. As must most Americans today.
Just like President Carter's reckless abandonment of the Shah and his courting of Khomeini, President Obama turned his back on America's ally, Mubarak, while extending his hand to America's inherent enemy, the trans-national, subversive Muslim Brotherhood. The desertion of Mubarak undermined US reliability in the eyes of pro-US Saudi Arabia, Jordan and the Gulf States. Furthermore, the newly-elected President promoted the UN as the quarterback of international relations and the US as a multilateral arbitrator/mediator, rather than a unilateral, determined military superpower. Such a policy has eroded America's posture of deterrence, which is the backbone of the dwindling club of pro-US Arab regimes.
As I write these words, a Jewish toddler injured in a Palestinian terror attack is lying in a hospital bed struggling for her life. After all, when a Palestinian picks up a stone and throws it at an Israeli vehicle, he is not expressing outrage or protesting against some perceived wrongdoing. He is making a conscious decision to grab hold of a potentially deadly object and send it hurtling through the air in order to cause bodily harm. This is not about a group of kids tossing pebbles on the water at the beach. It is a group of thugs trying to terrorize people and intimidate them from making safe use of the roads. And it must be stopped.
The abduction of 21 Philippine members of the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF), which has monitored a ceasefire zone between Syria and Israelsince 1974, has heightened security fears. Canada, Japan and Croatia have withdrawn their forces in recent months leaving only the Philippines, Austria and Indiain UNDOF. The UN has halted peacekeeping patrols in the Golan Heights amid fears of kidnapping and that fallout from the Syrian war could cause more countries to withdraw from its force. There is no the UN Security Council resolution of condemnation, no protests of 'peace-loving' idiots!
For Jews like Gorenberg, who have repudiated Zionism and instead have come to the conclusion that Judaism is acceptable only so far as it doesn't intrude upon Arab Muslims and Islam's expansionist ideals, there is no future for Jews in Israel when there are Arab Muslims denying them that future. Jews like Gorenberg have less direction than even the stragglers murdered by the Amalekites: at least the stragglers were heading into the land of Israel, Gorenberg and his timid lot are heading out of the land of Israel. These noetic grasshoppers are not trying to reclaim the ancient Jewish identity--they are attempting to erase it.
But English-speaking Canadians need to dwell on the Kebec Act of 1774, and its extensions into our present time via the Canadian Constitution of 1982, and the amendments made therein to give the same province named in the America Declaration of INDEPENDENCE of July 4, 1776 unfair advantages over other Canadian provinces by messrs. Pierre-Elliott Trudeau and his associates who hailed from the province of Kebec.
The proportion of voters who say that President Obama does not give strong enough backing to Israel is higher than it was in each of three similar surveys conducted for The Hill since May 2011. "Fewer voters find Obama's policy excessively supportive of Israel.... A slightly larger percentage of likely voters say Obama is generally anti-Israel [30%] than those who say that he is pro-Israel [28%]...." In the May and March, 2011 polls, 31% and 32% respectively said that the President was not supportive enough, while 27% and 25% respectively said that President Obama was too supportive of Israel.
Then began this so-called colonel's diatribe, in which he told me that I was an Orangeman, a WASP and Empire Loyalist and wanted to be an overlord of the Kebecois. I was aghast with his information, because even I did not know where all this questionable information had been gathered from and was really surprised at it. To crown it all, my father while serving in Palestine was a member of the Knights Crusaders of the Most Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem, one of the highest orders of Catholic Knights. My father had also received the Crusaders Cross Medal from Pope Pius X in the early 1930s
Thirteen years ago, researchers at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum began the grim task of documenting all the ghettos, slave labor sites, concentration camps and killing factories that the Nazis set up throughout Europe. The researchers have cataloged some 42,500 Nazi ghettos and camps throughout Europe, spanning German-controlled areas from France to Russia and Germany itself, during Hitler's reign of brutality from 1933 to 1945...... Scores of violent Arab students forced the British Consul General, Sir Vincent Fean, to make a hasty departure from a university in Ramallah, where he came to deliver a lecture on Britain's policy in the Middle East and the prospects for peace. A consulate official confirmed that Fean was unable to deliver his prepared address due to the riots. In February 2000, Arab protesters at Bir Zeit threw stones at then visiting French Prime Minister Lionel Jospin, demanding he leave the university over a speech he delivered at Tel Aviv University in which he called Hizbullah a terrorist organization.
"If the Arabs have so easily and violently violated domestic and regional agreements among themselves, can anybody reasonably expect them to handle agreements with the Jewish state in a more peaceful manner?" So the regime changes across the region don't signal a transformation to democracy. "Any new arrangement in the Arab countries will be subjected to the above tenets of the Middle East," Ettinger continued. "In other words, any arrangement by definition would be provisional. Agreements in the Middle East are signed in ice, not carved in stone."
In an interview from February 4th, 2013, given on "Good Morning Palestine", a Palestinian radio show, Amayel said: "That one settler called Nadia Matar accomplished that which, unfortunately, groups and countries failed to. With plans of theft and robbery, she steals more and more land, day by day, and cultivates it. I briefly say that this woman, despite her unmatched aggressive and racist spirit, serves as an example to us, the owners of the land.
What made this announcement even more troubling was the fact that it was made a matter of hours after The Jerusalem Post reported that "Israeli officials dismissed on Tuesday a Palestinian Authority demand for an international inquiry into the death of Palestinian detainee Arafat Jaradat as a 'predictable' maneuver and part of a larger strategy to bring the international community into the conflict whenever possible." It is difficult to see how Aharonovitch's statement cannot be interpreted as hasty Israeli capitulation to Mahmoud Abbas's strident demand, issued at the the PLO Executive Committee meeting in Ramallah on Tuesday, "for an international commission of inquiry to find out how Jaradat was assassinated in prison.
"If we don't overthrown capitalism, we don't have a chance of saving the world ecologically. I think it is possible to have an ecology sound society under socialism. I don't think it's possible under capitalism." -- Judi Bari... "What is occurring here, not just in Doha, but in the whole climate change process, is the complete transformation of the economic structure of the world."... "The only hope for the world is to make sure there is not another United States. We can't let other countries have the same number of cars, the amount of industrialization we have In the US. We have to stop these Third World countries right where they are." -- Michael Oppenheimer
Let's use some outcome based education for a change. If you are going to let a student burden him/herself with a huge debt in order to graduate from your school, you should have some skin in the game. Colleges should have to guarantee these loans, instead of laying that debt off onto taxpayers if the student defaults. Perhaps there would be a change in admissions, stricter standards and heavier counseling... We saw the problem that unfulfilled promises academic institutions made to students when our cities were clogged with Occupy Wall Street. Many of these young people expressed anger at their inability to find a job, a good paying job with the liberal arts degrees they possessed. They felt they were lied to by their education institutions...in a way they were
The security source further divulged a Fatah decision to allow the Brigades and other gunmen to carry out what is being described as "low-grade" attacks, meaning stoning throwing and Molotov cocktail attacks aimed at Israeli forces in the West Bank....The government must destroy all tunnels between Egypt and the Gaza Strip. Egypt's ruling Muslim Brotherhood has close ties with the Hamas movement that runs Gaza...will not tolerate the two-way flow of smuggled arms through the tunnels that is destabilizing Sinai Peninsula. An estimated 30 percent of goods that reach Gaza's 1.7m Palestinians come through the tunnels, circumventing a blockade imposed by Israel for more than seven years...Some 25% Of Palestinian Prisoners Receive High School And College Education In Israeli Prisons.
One of these "experts" was so incompetent that he allowed PM Rabin to be assassinated. Carmi Gillon's incompetence was so extraordinary that some have suggested that he was involved in a conspiracy to kill PM Rabin. His successor was not much better. He sent a hit team to assassinate the head of Hamas, Khaled Mashaal, in Jordan, by placing poison in his ear. They succeeded in their task, but someone noted the unusual license plate of their getaway car: it was from the Israeli embassy!
Ethnocentrism -- judging other cultures by one's own standards -- is morally wrong, especially when motivated by superiority complex or racism. Benevolent ethnocentrism -- the assumption that other cultures are ready to embrace one's own standards and worldview - is morally flawed and strategically self-destructive. This reflects a superficial view of global complexity and undermines one's posture of deterrence in a world of intensifying disorder, and increasing hostility towards Western values. Free World leaders should not assume that cardinal democratic values such as life, liberty, the pursuit of happiness, peaceful coexistence, and the belief that all men are created equal, could be adopted by most non-democratic cultures.
Time and again he was on his heels, contradicting himself and underscoring pre-existing doubts about his qualifications. In one defining moment he stated without equivocation: "I support the president's strong position on containment." But minutes later, after being handed a note, he awkwardly back tracked: "If I said that, I meant to say that obviously, his position on containment, we don't have a position on containment." Mr. Hagel hasn't spent much more than two years in the Army; 45 years ago. That does not qualify him to run the most complex armed forces in the world today." Unfortunately, if the last two presidential elections are proof of anything, during this period of American politics qualifications have little or no bearing.
The subjects who watched more television than the other children and teenagers were more likely to have a criminal conviction and were also more likely to exhibit antisocial personality traits in adulthood. One can take away the weapon of first choice, but that does not prevent violence, especially the violence perpetrated by those with criminal or antisocial personalities. The report listed above shows that some people 'are more likely' to become criminals than others but television surely cannot be totally to blame for antisocial and criminal behavior. It is not a mature society that produces many times over, people whose response to hurt, rejection and anger is to run amok killing innocent people going about their daily lives. Proverbs 22:6 says: Train up a child in the way he should go, and even when he is old, he will not depart from it. Who is training our children up?
Now, it would seem that the Mayor had assumed that he could apply a dress code to someone who he disliked. So that action by the Mayor was in violation of constitutional rights which the Mayor had absolutely no right to suspend. And that by taking such action put him in conflict with the law. In this case the Mayor even had the temerity to use the local police as a private force to undermine the constitutional rights of a citizen which was in violation of the law.... That the Cardinal had failed miserably when he did not defend the rights of English-speaking Catholics, and was openly was siding with his own race, that being Kebecois. If that is the case how can he be a shepherd of all Catholics?
Dutch parliamentarian, Geert Wilders, visited Australia. In spite of factual inaccuracy, which was even proved in court of law, he was still continuously accused of racism and instigating hate by members of the press and Islamists - real hate-mongers! A 'politically correct' Australian government has snubbed him, ignoring the fact that he is just trying to warn the world about mistakes Europe has made and, as a consequence, is facing the danger of Islamisation of the world. Assad has evacuated most of the troops of his 5th Army Division from their permanent bases on the Golan opposite Israeli forces and transferred them along with their artillery to Damascus. This step was intended by Assad to reinforce the defense of his capital, while at the same time providing the al Qaeda-linked fighters in rebel ranks direct access to the Israel border.
Astonishingly, following the brutal terrorist murder of three children and a teacher at a Jewish school in Toulouse last March, the number of anti-Semitic incidents in France jumped. "Rather than generating awareness and sympathy, there was instead support and identification with the anti-Semitic murderer," who happened to be a radical Islamist, says Baker. "American Christian, Muslim, and Jewish leaders will testify for a House Foreign Affairs Committee panel about anti-Semitism as a key means by which radical, anti-democratic movements gain power, and how anti-Semitism is a threat not only to Jews but to all people, and to the very foundations of democracy,"
There should be a proviso, that to be a Senator one must be apolitical. Being apolitical and not belonging to any political party, this person does not owe any loyalty that could in some way influence their thinking. In other words, they do not owe any debt to the people who sent them before a panel to be chosen as a Senator.
How many people abroad know that the Jewish presence in Hebron dates back more than 3,000 years? Or that "settlements" such as Neve Ya'akov and Kfar Etzion were created during the British Mandatory period even before the State of Israel was founded? Centuries before the invention of Islam, King David was born in Bethlehem, Amos prophesied in Tekoa and Judah the Maccabee fought at Beit Horon. And 1,800 years before the PLO was established, Jews at Beitar were battling the Romans.
There is a fine line between liberalism and the leftist political ideologies that are focused on undermining Western society. They do not want to accept that Socialist ideology has failed. They deny the horrors it brought to the peoples of the Soviet Union and other socialist countries, including North Korea . Nevertheless, in spite of a deep irreconcilable ideological gap, they are eagerly joining forces with fascist and Arab terrorists against the only democracy in the Middle East - Israel.
What is it that breeds the inertia prevalent within the Knesset? I am not Jewish, don't even live in Israel, but anyone with a brain can see that, as in Canada, politicians aggrandize their capabilities and their powers of persuasion only to be exposed as empty hats when it comes time to deliver on their boasts. Ariel Sharon marched up the Temple Mount like the prophet Elijah only to turn around, march back down and chase Jewish families out of their homes in Gaza
Sarah Nachshon, the wife of the painter Baruch Nachshon, told of the struggles of the beginnings of settlement in Kiryat Arba-Hebron. The couple came to Hebron upon the recommendation of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, who told them to live in the City of the Patriarchs, specifically. When their first son was born, Sarah led the subterfuge that enabled her to have her son's brit milah - to bring him into the covenant of Abraham - in the Cave of Machpelah. When their second infant son died in a tragic case of crib death Nachshon decided to bury him in the ancient Jewish cemetery of Hebron. The Defense Minister absolutely refused. Nachshon came to the cemetery with her dead infant and with a large crowd following her. The military commander there could not halt the funeral procession and the burial in the cemetery. Nachshon's infant was the first of the Jews to be buried in the ancient cemetery in modern times.
According to a report named Christiana-phobia, by the think tank Civitas: The "lion's share" of persecution faced by Christians arises in countries where Islam is the dominant faith. Between half and two-thirds of Christians in the Middle East have left the region or have been killed in the past century. "There is now a serious risk that Christianity will disappear from its biblical heartlands," it claims.
The Conference also exposed a vital problem the Zionist movement is facing and urgently needs to address. It is its lack of united vision for the future of Jewish people! Delegates expressed diverse views about the future of Israel. Some of them still naively hope for "peaceful co-existence" with Israel's genocidal neighbours.
When Shaman Catholic priests in Kebec have openly said that they would not permit the Holy Mass to be said in ENGLISH in their churches neither of the cardinals took action against those priests. For all we know the present line-up of small English-speaking parties, are a plot to destroy any viable attempt by REAL English-speaking groups to get justice in Kebec. Why would you the American people want to put your trust in a people whose only claim to fame is falsehood. To re-phrase George Washington's own words: Put none but Americans at work today!
The Constitutional County Sheriff's Association is in the process of publishing a list of the Constitutional County Sheriffs in individuals states who have taken an oath to seriously refuse to enforce laws that violate the Constitution such as gun laws being proposed by President Barack Obama and members of both houses of the U.S. Congress, according to Keith Broaders, the administrator for the CCSA, on Monday.
Brown and Mitt Romney, both headquartered in Massachusetts, used the same political playbook as they waged their campaigns. Both of them seemed hesitant to answer back attacks waged on them and never took advantage of clear targets when it came to their opponents glaring weaknesses. Brown pulled punches with Elizabeth Warren, by not aggressively going to the source, legally, on how she received her positions in govt/universities by claiming to be a Native American. Clearly, a fraudulent abuse of federal/state affirmative action laws, as it was found Warren had no legitimate claim for Native American status.
"Today, many understand that the 'two states' slogan is a lie. The public is ready for the alternative: the application of Israeli sovereignty over Judea and Samaria." Geulah Cohen negated the fear raised in certain circles of the response by the world, primarily the United States. "When I initiated the Jerusalem and Golan Law, it was threatened that the sun would not rise the next day. With G-d's help, the sun continues to rise, the skies didn't fall, and so it will be, with G-d's help, when Israel will apply its sovereignty over Judea and Samaria."
"The Patriarchs' Route" in Gush Etzion also passes through an area known as Netzer, located between the Elazar and Alon Shvut communities. The Netzer area is built on terraces that assemble a spectacularly beautiful, green mosaic; green grapes twining alongside old olive trees in plots of varying shapes and sizes, and in the pre-Spring season the Netzer space looks like a Claude Monet masterpiece: the green background is spotted with the pink and white of the almond trees at the peak of their bloom. But this pastoral bubble bursts the moment we 'zoom-in' on the photo, then we discover a real battle for this land and the future of the country, with the innocent plants often standing like soldiers on the frontline.
A young woman, Naomi Oni 20, was facially disfigured and almost lost her eyesight in a horrific unprovoked acid attack on the streets of London. She was on her way home from work when an unknown attacker dressed in a niqab threw a chemical substance at her, leaving the retail assistant with severe burns on her head, neck, arms, legs and body..... Hamas denied that its leader, Khaled Mashaal, had declared his acceptance of the two-state solution (reported by a Saudi-owned newspaper). "These claims are baseless," said Izzat al-Risheq, a senior Hamas official. " We will never agree to give the Zionist state one inch of the land of Palestine." (Enemies of the Jewish state lie but the international anti-Semites do not question their genocidal intentions!)
This was in no way any different to the way the church in Bayern (Bavaria) was able to get its people to support Adolf Hitler's NAZI PARTY in the 1930's. So, history is actually repeating itself in Kebec, which already took place in Germany during the Nazi era, and that is exactly where Kebec is today. The final destruction of Kebecois society like that of Germany will not come from the outside, but will come from within.
Senators demanded Brennan explain Obama policy justifying the killing of Americans on foreign soil who they feel could be a threat to America. These killings can be done without a hearing or any semblance of rights Americans are entitled to. Brennan did not have a satisfactory answer for many of the senators, who feel the Obama administration has set itself up as judge jury and executioner. Code Pink has been strangely quiet for the past 4 years of the Obama administration, which exposed their partisan political agenda...Until today, when they got a chance to show their displeasure with Obama policies.
The March, 2013 visit to Israel will indicate whether President Obama is determined to learn from history by avoiding, or by repeating, critical errors. In the face of dramatic threats in 2013, President Obama could facilitate a dramatic enhancement of the mutually-beneficial bilateral strategic cooperation. For example, the upgrading of Israel's port of Ashdod into a home port for the Sixth Fleet; the relocation of advance aircraft, missiles, tanks and counter-terrorism systems, from Europe to Israel, for US use in case of emergencies in Jordan and the Gulf area. US focus on mutual threats, rather than on the Palestinian issue, would reassure Riyadh and deter Teheran.
Oh! Montreal you have passed your prime as a once prosperous city, and become a derelict city that is being daily abandoned, and will one day soon is remembered for what it once was. What the Nazis did to the prosperous nation of Germany yesterday, the Metis Kebecois are doing to the province Kebec today. "Je me souviens!"
On 29 Nov, 1947 the UN General Assembly adopted resolution 181, which divided the remaining 18% of the Jewish Land to six unmanageable triangles with Jerusalem to be controlled by a "special international regime", inviting Arabs to attack and finish what Nazi Europe started! Israel became the first nation to skip a UN review of its human rights record without giving a reason - and then won a precedent-setting deferral. US diplomats have said the council is too focused on Israel. Israel, meanwhile, said last year that it would stop cooperating with the council. Israel has gone through one review before in 2008, when many delegations demanded it recognise and respect Palestinians' right to self-determination and a homeland. But the court and international anti-Semites do not respect Israel and the right of the Jewish state's existence!
A key portion of the meeting was White House Domestic Policy Council (DPC) Director Cecilia Munoz outlining President Obama's overall immigration reform proposal that includes creating a pathway to citizenship for up to 11-million illegal aliens. In my discussion with the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Public Safety and Border Security, I mentioned that a potential "State of State Emergency" might be unfolding, and deliberate steps might have to be taken by the State of Arizona to protect its' own sovereignty and welfare."
The recent jaunt by Parti Kebecois leader and premier of Kebec la Metisse Pauline Marois to Scotland at the expense of the Kebec citizens, proved to be a let a down for her because no one was really interested in her mindless babble. On her return to Kebec she tried to make out that her fiasco in Scotland was a great achievement. But nothing could be further from the truth than that the fact that her visit to Scotland was really a major debacle. Poor Alex Salmon leader of the SRP must have been really upset by her hysterical ranting.
Political Zionism is utopian by three: the dream to establish a Jewish State supported by international law, the dream to achieve the migration of a substantial element of the Jewish People to that State, and the dream to solve the problem of the entire Jewish People through the establishment of a Jewish State... (p. 171).
When ever I hear the songs "When I grow too old to dream," "Somewhere in the West," "Now is the Hour," or "Auld Lang Syne", there comes a very great sadness over me, and my memories immediately rush back to a kinder simpler time when friends meant the world to me, a world of values the likes of which are not seen or heard of today.
(Originally a 4 part article) On January 14th 2010, I commenced my trip back to Australia. The temperature at that time was varying between minus 15 and minus 20 degrees. It was for this Aussie, despite living in China for 7 years, truly cold. I flew from Baotou in Inner Mongolia to Beijing and stayed one night in the Beijing Aulympic Airportel. The Hotel is located very close to the airport. The fees were very very very low and that suited me fine. I did not expect however, that the hotel would be as nice as it was. Next day I flew to Hong Kong where I connected with a Qantas flight travelling to Brisbane Australia.
When we arrived, we noted that this place really was a resort centre. It had wave pools and other interesting things for people to enjoy, and even accommodated school tour groups with dormitory style accomodation. Opposite the breakfast room was a swimming complex, in the front of which was a very interesting sign. Unfortunately, I had forgotten to bring my .38 Smith and Wesson. When we went in for breakfast, we saw that the next room was set up for a wedding, and discovered that it was 'our' wedding reception. Taking a 'sticky beak', I noted that there were no knives on any of the tables. 'Ahah! Thank God I brought that solid clear plastic knife with me!'.. The whole time before and after the actual church service, the local beggars were inside the church hitting everyone for money. Oh the guilt of refusing a pittance for the poor in the house of God, but I was advised to give no one anything, for that would be more effective than the 'last trump' for the dead. All the beggars would arrive. Not that this mattered at all. Who was carrying money?
By the time I got home and did the packing for the trip, the morning had long gone and it was around 2 pm when I head off to Wivenhoe dam with my camping and fishing gear, for some solitary piscatorial adventures. I arrived at Wivenhoe and began preparing my tent, air mattress, cooking gear etc etc, before heading off to a 'special' spot for some surface action. This area, for the first time in years, has trees semi-submerged by the recently rising water levels. The sun is already low in the sky as I get close, but before I get there, I notice the swallows circling and diving just above the water, near the bank. This is a sign that they are chasing insects. I also notice fish breaking the surface as they too attempt to catch whatever insects land on the surface. I turned off the sounder and moved silently to within casting distance and began flicking surface lures, but to no avail.
A Male Steward came off the plane and walked over to me and said: "It's alright! We aren't going to leave without you! Calm down! Catch your breath!" The 'So and So' was right. It was still another 30 minutes before we took off! I on the other hand was watching the driver through his rear view mirror. He seemed to be blinking an awful lot and his driving was a little erratic. Not that that is unusual in China, but when you are on the highway and you have 3 or 4 lanes to choose from and very little traffic, you would think that you could drive in at least one or two of those lanes for more than 500 meters at a time.
We left Queenstown for the Fox Glacier, arriving at Arrowtown in just 20 minutes. Arrowtown was born out of the 1862 gold rush on the Arrow River. This is an historic town so we visited the old Chinese gold mining section and the Lakes District Museum. Afterward we traveled via Wanaka where the international air show is held and where you also can visit the New Zealand Fighter Museum, on to the Hast Pass and the snow capped peaks of the southern alps. We also saw Thunder Creek Falls on the way to the Fox Glacier, and stayed the night at the Scenic Circle Glacier Hotel.
The 'elites' of the south can keep their big metropolitan lifestyles. The people from my part of Australia love the peace and serenity to which we have grown accustomed. And if the heart of Brisbane does not offer enough to see within walking, biking or river ferry distance, we only have to jump in the car and drive for an hour in any direction, to visit some of the best scenery in the world, in Queensland, The Sunshine State.
If you take a drive north of Brisbane, depending on your route you can pass through Montville, Maleny, Lake Baroon, and all the other attractionsin this area of the Sunshine State of Queensland. All the towns and villages are quite close together. For instance, Steve Irwin Way is the road you need to travel to Austalia Zoo. Noosa, Tin Can Bay, Rainbow Beach and Caloundra, are on the coast and from there you can travel to Fraser, Bribie and Moreton Islands. Actually, to get to Bribie Island you don't need to take a boat. You can just cross the bridge.
The exact distance from the heart of Brisbane to Lake Baroon is unknown to me, but I can estimate that it is around 90 kilometers. It's a small manmade lake which in parts is at least 34 meters deep. This I know for a fact, because my brother, the penultimate sportsman who never likes to leave anything to chance, has a sonar device installed in the Kayak (our mode of transport for the occasion) that lets him know not just the depth of the water, but where the fish are, and whether or not it is worth the effort to circle the area in an effort to catch something.
Anyway, I was not the kind of child that hung around and did nothing. I had to have my own adventures and make discoveries of this new place we were to call our home away from home. There was a huge Combined British Military Hospital and a Family Hospital attached to it. At first I avoided the Military Hospital, because the nurses and the orderlies who saw me loitering around might question me and then report this to my father who was the officer in charge.
LaPierre's suggestion for federal intervention in Chicago is a good one. Bring in federal police forces to help patrol the violent streets. Make it a national priority to protect the law abiding citizens of Chicago. When the criminals are taken off the streets, the percentage of gun violence will be drastically reduced. This same formula should be used to target other crime and violence plagued cities. Disarm and jail the criminals who use guns, enforce the existing gun laws.
I want to note that the audience was made up of upper crust, wealthy British people, not unwashed rabble rousers. And yet they behaved in many respects like a mob when presented with pro-Israel positions. I was prepared to conduct a civilized debate based on facts and reasoned argumentation. I expected it to be a difficult experience. I was not expecting to be greeted by a well-dressed mob. My pessimism about Europeans' capacity to avail themselves to reasoned, fact-based argumentation about Israel has only deepened from the experience. We debated Daniel Levy, one of the founders of J-Street and the drafter of the Geneva Initiative, and the son of Lord Michael Levy, one of Tony Blair's biggest fundraisers; and William Sieghart, a British philanthropist who runs a non-profit that among other things, champions Hamas. Levy has publicly stated that Israel's creation was immoral. And Sieghart has a past record of saying that Israel's delegitimization would be a salutary process and calling for a complete cultural boycott of Israel while lauding Hamas.
In 1988, Jordan ceded its claim to the Judea and Samaria, which Jordan and other six Muslim countries seized in 1948 in an aggressive offensive against the newly reborn Jewish state in an attempt to destroy Israel. The Palestine Mandate was adopted by the League of Nations in July 1922. The League of Nations Mandate system in the Middle East had allocated land, including the land East of the Jordan River, in order to create the Jewish. Therefore Gaza, Judea and Samaria are integral parts of Eretz-Israel - any other claims are just international anti-Semitic fakery and a deliberate distortion of legal and historic truth! US-based Freedom House ranked Israel as the Middle East's only "free" state. Israel's ranking is completely dissimilar to that given the West Bank and Gaza - one under PA control and the other under Hamas rule - which are both classified as "not free."
Instead of rebuilding foreign countries with billions of our tax dollars, we should take those dollars and use them to protect our borders. A border fence would be a stimulus for our economy, create thousands of jobs in the construction industry, and help staunch the flow of drugs
These are not earth-shattering comments from Abbas, a known Holocaust denier. In his 1984 book The Other Side: The Secret Relationship Between Nazism and Zionism, based on his PhD thesis, Abbas explains (in Arabic) that, "It seems that the interest of the Zionist movement, however, is to inflate this figure [of Holocaust deaths] so that their gains will be greater. This led them to emphasize this figure [six million] in order to gain the solidarity of international public opinion with Zionism."
Ordinary people are the first to make sacrifices, because they will take chances that might make the difference. But that cannot be said of the rich and opulent in a society that will make no sacrifices, and will do anything to protect their riches, even if it means to commit treason and sell their country short in the bargain.
What part of the above statement do English-speaking Canadians not understand? It is an open declaration of WAR on them and Canada by the SSJB and all its allied organizations including Kebec's political parties, the Parti Kebecois and the Bloc Kebecois. Let there be no doubt in the minds of truly loyal Canadians that they had better understand that they are already at war with Kebec at the present time, whether they like it or not. And in order to be ready to deal with any problems from Kebec, in the area of politics or armed insurrection, they must now seek ways to defend Canadian sovereignty
Ed Farnan lives in the US and has been writing articles and opinion pieces as a conservative /liberterian for years. His Topics include: Energy independence, questioning the science behind global warming, secure borders, 2nd amendment rights, smaller government and the many great Irish influencers of yesterday and today.
ICE Director John Morton essentially gutted immigration enforcement by issuing a memo on prosecutorial discretion that, in effect, prohibits ICE agents and officers from arresting or removing any but the most violent criminal aliens. Under Morton's stated policy, most of the 12 million or so illegal aliens that the administration wants to legalize are currently safe from deportation.
He is really a large man, but barely registers on this mass canvas of hectic and crowded life. What is he thinking? What would he say? Does he yearn for someone to reach out? Would he mind if they were to interrupt? Or is he walking into an earthly purgatory, if not a hell? Briskly he continues, yet the long and unending road ahead almost seems to swallow him up.
But Thomas Jefferson, the then Secretary of State authenticated the Second Amendment as, "A well regulated militia being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed." Okay, it's the same type of "right" as mine to drive. It shall not be "infringed."
They now called themselves nationalists, rather than Nazis to attract new members to their party. Their goals of spreading NAZISM never changed one whit, as they now created the false impression that they were Nationalist, rather than Nazis. So, many misguided youth were drawn to this seemingly Nationalist cause of a Kebec Nation, free from Canada and their oppressors its English-speaking population. But that was a complete fabrication, and was no where near the truth.
Governor Huckabee mentioned he was subjected to a security background check while Governor of Arkansas, in order to be allowed access to National Homeland Security information. At the time, he was a sitting Governor, a politician... he had no problem complying with it. In fact he suggested all politicians be subjected to security background checks.
Sometimes caused by air, interior, or exterior, that may not be right. Or it could be from barometric pressure, worsening our chronic plight. But whatever the cause, the suffering is still always greater. We dare not move our head, though it feels heavier than a beached freighter! But from my sage old mother, she has just the cure for you! After all those endless and useless facial massages, disposed tissue boxes, and still desperate for that one clearing "AH-CHOO"!
But Mario Beaulieu would not hear of it, and he decided to that there was to be no English-language groups in any celebration of the St. Jean Baptiste Day festival at all. When you are guilty of the deliberate promotion of racial and linguistic hatred towards a minority community in your midst as Mario had been doing as the President the SSJB, then such an accusation seems like an attempt to blame on the victims of his racist campaign in Kebec.
Marxists believe that the existing society must be destroyed in order to successfully establish the new order. They believe that society, like the Phoenix must die so that out of the ashes can rise the new Phoenix. I don't think that they realise that it is the same bird that rises, not one with a new design. Cultural Marxists pay no attention to the lessons of history, and it is we who will suffer because of it. We must begin to question what we have been taught. We must begin to see where our societies are headed. And most importantly, we must stop being bystanders who believe that there is nothing that they can do. (History, accelerated by science, is compressing itself, and our misfortunes, into ever tighter spirals. Can we cope? We can if we recognize the fact that man's astonishing technological progress presents just as many dangers to society as opportunities; and if we remember that utopia, or the Kingdom of Heaven, or whatever you choose to call such a state of grace, is not something that we confer on our society with science or social institutions, but forge within our souls by an act of devotion to some thing or principle greater than ourselves: Wm. B. Fankboner
January 22, 2013 Israeli election. The Knesset is the youngest ever with a record number of women (26) and settlers (17). The discrepancy between rank and file Israeli Arabs on one hand and the Israeli Arab parties on the other hand is widening as the Israelization process of Israeli Arabs takes roots. Israeli Arabs are rapidly integrated into Israel's medical, pharmaceutical, banking, industrial, commercial, agricultural, cultural, sports and political infrastructures.
On arrival Haneda International Airport (Tokyo), I was met by our local Japanese shipping agent, who took me by cab to Yokohama. At Yokohama, I was taken to the Flying Angel Mission to Seamen where I was to stay for the next few days. At Haneda International Airport (Tokyo) I was handed a scroll with my name in it, stating that I had now become a Member of the Top of the World Order as of June 8, 1966.
We can't let other countries have the same number of cars, the amount of industrialization we have in the US. We have to stop these Third World countries right where they are." Michael Oppenheimer (Environmental Defense Fund). Sustainablists believe it is environmentally correct to leave African natives untouched to live in their mud huts and walk five miles a day to get clean water. That, they believe, is environmentally sound. It was the UN's Brundtland Commission which defined Sustainable Development as, "development that meets the needs of today without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs." What's wrong with that? The "needs" the Commission refers to are not human needs, but those of the "planet."
The main stream media has been a willing accomplice to this administrations attempt to bury Benghazi and doesn't have the appetite to upset the apple cart of lies and deceptions. The absence of details as to exactly what happened before, during and after the Benghazi murders, is astonishing. Such as: Orders were given to not help Americans under attack in Benghazi. Who gave that order? Why?
These Muslim enemies have a rather intuitive idea that if such a precarious encounter should ever again force the Jewish people to fight for their very existence, the enemy forcing such an encounter will, in turn, also face total annihilation at the hands of the Jewish people. No friends in this game. And no living enemies either. Israel is warning the non-Jewish world about Iran's genocidal intentions, and most--but not all--of the non-Jewish world scoffs at them, insisting there is no danger, that Israel is "overreacting"
According to Hamas, 885 Palestinians have been killed since the uprising broke out against Bashar Assad nearly two years ago. A further 20,500 Palestinian refugees from Syria are trapped in Lebanon, including least 3,500 who fled last month from the fierce outbreak of violence in the Yarmouk refugee camp outside Damascus. For over 60 years Arabs and UN keep artificially inflated number of so-called Palestinian refugees in order to pressure and humiliate Israel. WWII created 100 million refugees. None of them or their dependents are now counted as a refugee! ... Abbas chose to re-emphasize that the Palestinian people remain on the path of struggle to realise "the dream of return" of the Palestinian refugees and their millions of descendants
The evening went well for the guests, and the foreigners were as pleased to have been invited, as were the guests to gawk at them. The whole thing must have cost a pretty penny, some or most of which would have been recouped through the Chinese custom of given 'Red Bags' of money. The trick for the Bridal couple is to get more than they paid out. Under normal circumstances they would end up in the black, but on this occasion one could only wonder. As for the foreigners, they all enjoyed themselves immensely. Whilst some caught up with friends and others of us made new acquaintances, all of us had a wonderful time
The Scene is made up of stones weighing 5,000 tons and the water inside comes from purified lake water with 8 meter falling. The stones, water and wave plowing create a mountainous atmosphere as described by Wang Wei and Meng Haoran "Clear water runs on stones" and "Adventures in the stone gate". When Chen Yu and I finally arrived back at the North Entrance, a group of young people spotted me and began calling out. It turned out that two of them were Chen Yu's students. The following photo is one that Chen Yu took using my camera, as the boys (none of whom were known to Chen Yu) posed with me while their friends took photos using their cameras
Once we were in the studio, and without receiving any advice, instruction or prompting whatsoever, I, as the 'first monkey up', or 'first cab off the rank' (whichever expression you like), found myself walking onto the set to be greeted by the presenter. I bowed, greeted her in Chinese, turned to the audience and greeted them, and then, with 'deliberate nonchalance', sat down on the sofa provided. Thank heaven that it was a pre-recorded show and was not 'live to air'. And thankfully when they aired the program they didn't show what happened when I sat down
With the official greetings over, we were presented with a variety of performances from local artists and international guests, including an American man and his family. This family presented a narrative from a Gospel about the birth of Jesus, and then went on to present some musical renditions of Christmas Carols. Another foreigner, who performed a Chinese fan dance, was Helen, a Ukrainian with an American Accent. She is also an English teacher in Dong He District Baotou. We chatted for a little while at the end of the night. The other performances included an Arabian - Chinese dance performed by a group of girls balancing rice bowls while they gyrated around the place. They were all young and beautiful and adept in their craft
My 'less than trusting' Chinese friends (currently scattered far and wide throughout China), are not so excited. They tell me that not only are private schools well known for their abuse of and cheating both foreign and National teachers, but one should not trust a Chinese boss to keep his word. While in fact no one has actually informed me that I will be paid overtime, the provision is in my contract and I don't see how it can be 'forgotten'. I doubt that the franchisee could ever have become such an illustrious business woman (She has businesses in China and in Canada) had she not been an ethical manager
It turns out that Yang Bin attended some special 'Arts' High school where the subjects were song and dance routines, and didn't these guys belt out some fantastic songs. Skinny little dweebie boys with deep, rich voices that would hold their own against any professional out there on the circuit. And then there was the girl. Whew! No point even trying to tell you what she was like. If you are not familiar with Chinese singing stars, then you wouldn't understand how fantastic she was. Even Yang Bin sang a song and later danced the 'Jive' with his 13 year old cousin. He also did a quick Jive with Wu Peipei
The Ancient Roman and Greek Empires are now but ruins. The British Empire which began to bud with Elizabeth I Rex and came into full bloom in the reign of Queen Victoria, is now reduced to just a 'Commonwealth of Nations'. And the Empire of the United States of America? The U.S. is only 400 years old (depending on how you define 'U.S.') whilst England is 1000 years old. Americans would hardly define themselves (at least as far as world politics goes) as an 'Imperial State' or an empire, but if one did, then surely that too would be very young, perhaps no more than 100 years.
But at the peak, the President and the left, are making a concerted effort to demonize gun ownership and put strict gun controls on law abiding American citizens, which includes women. One left wing news publication in New York even went so far as to publish the names and addresses of legal gun owners in areas of New York, as if to shame them. See NY Journal News exposes gun owners to danger Perhaps they didn't realize when they published these names; they exposed women who were gun owners trying to keep their identities and residences secret in order to evade stalkers. This publication also outed the names and addresses of women judges and police officers, who were legal gun owners
Hagel and Obama ... are looking to take on the US military. They will slash military budgets, they will slash pensions and medical benefits for veterans in order to save a couple dollars and demoralize the military. They will unilaterally disarm the US to the point where America's antiquated nuclear arsenal will become a complete joke.We are in all likelihood going to see a post-American US government squaring off against the first genuinely Jewish Israeli government ever. Non-observant and observant Jews are joining forces and the anti-religious are being left behind.
Since March, 2009, Obama has systematically scorned Netanyahu's policies on the Arab-Israeli conflict in general and the Palestinian issue, Jerusalem and the construction of Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria, in particular. However, since March, 2009, irrespective of harsh disagreements over the Palestinian issue, the mutually-beneficial US-Israel strategic cooperation has expanded, especially in areas which feature the distinctive Israeli added-value: intelligence-sharing, counter-terrorism, homeland security, missile defense, training, battle tactics, joint exercises, pre-positioning of military hardware, medical treatment of soldiers and civilians, research and development, space, commercial and defense industries and high tech in general
Followers/True Believes of Mr. Gore, burn with religious fervor as they recite historic temperature variations & green house gas concentrations, proving the earth is headed towards certain destruction due to the burning of fossil fuels. We must repent now! In one fell swoop Mr. Gore has enhanced a fossil-fuel consortium, attempted to beat tax hikes he has advocated that others should pay and empowered an anti-American/anti-Semitic media conglomerate.
Since the very Constitution belongs to the people, and not the government, neither the government not its appointed court judges have the power to suspend or abridge those constitutional rights, without the consent of the people, thus finding itself in flagrant breach of the law. But this goes on to show just how these minions of the justice system assume an omnipotence which is way beyond their jurisdiction. Thus judges are not elected persons and do not have more power than those elected to parliament or an assembly, and as such do not have the power to alter the Constitution in any way
Bible Dates, Calendars: Linear Causality: Because it is a mathematical system, the King's Calendar must abide by certain mathematical rules, the most important of which, is that if you change any date for any day, month, or year every other day, month, or year is effected and must also change. It's like a 'domino effect'. Chronological references cannot be 'forced' to fit, and nor can they simply be ignored or 'compressed' as is the usual case with historians and archaeologists. Unlike archaeologists and historians who can alter the data to suit their theories, the kingscalendar cannot. If some evidence or proof of inaccuracy demands that even one day or year of the King's Calendar projections be moved, then all days and years both before and after it must similarly be moved... The King's Calendar Chronological Reconstruction of Israel's history is unique, in that its' methodology can be scientifically (mathematically) tested and demonstrated to be either true or false... "Archaeology is not an exact science, and deals more often in probabilities and possibilities than in irrefutable demonstrations (Peet. T.E. 1924. p 75).' Archaeologists and historians arbitrarily alter data to suit their pet theories. Fortunately this is not something that the kingscalendar has the luxury of doing The King's Calendar demonstrates that following the synchronisms provided in the Books of Kings and Chronicles does put Jehoash of Israel on the Throne by 806 BCE, thereby making possible the Primary Text reading of the Saba'a Inscription that in Adad-Nirari's 5th year (806/05 BCE), he reached Damascus.
"Application of Israeli sovereignty over Judea and Samaria," drew over 1,000 diverse attendees, from college students, journalists and bloggers to veteran activists and pensioners, and was held in a jam-packed, standing room-only Jerusalem hall, featuring some of most influential government leaders and policy makers in Israel today. To put it simply, while just several years ago annexing Judea and Samaria seemed liked an implausible, unrealistic, or even taboo suggestion, today the concept of establishing Jewish sovereignty over all of the land from the River to the Sea has grown into an entire movement
Egyptian security forces in the Sinai Peninsula intercepted a shipment of American-made anti-tank and anti-aircraft missiles destined for the Gaza Strip. Late last month an attempt was made to smuggle 17 French-made TDI model rockets into the Gaza.
"The Department of Defense (DoD) is facing more challenges today than I have seen in my lifetime. If sequestration goes into effect, we are facing the smallest Army since 1950 and the smallest Navy since 1915. While I believe that every single government agency has room to cut wasteful spending, I agree with current DoD Secretary Panetta that an across the board cut to defense spending will prove 'devastating,'"
Before the movie, a trailer asked everyone to shut off their cell phones as a courtesy to their neighbors. It only later occurred to me that not only was I unarmed, but also in a compromised state to call for help. Next time, the cell phone gets silenced, not turned off, and if I choose to arm myself, I will. If that results in me being turned away from seeing the movie, so be it. I will respect the theatre owner's 4th Avengement right, but I'll be damned if I ever compromise my 2nd Amendment right ever again! Having a posted "gun free zone" only protects the evil doers, and is the equivalent to caging "sheep" in a wolves' den!
On Christmas Eve 1962, while in Colombo, I got an unexpected invitation to the home of a Burgher family living just outside Colombo to spend Christmas Eve with them. We ran out of booze just after midnight, so I took a walk and managed to get my hands on a bottle of Arrack, and returned. The Vendt family consisted of a father, a mother, two sons and a daughter, and we all had a nice time listening to the radio that was playing Christmas Carols.
In contrast to the Palestine Firsters, Arab societies minimize assistance to Palestinians, as evidenced in the reluctance of Jordan -- as well as Lebanon and Egypt - to absorb Palestinian refugees from Syria, while welcoming over 100,000 Syrian refugees. In contrast with the worldview of Hagel and other Palestine Firsters, none of the tectonic developments on the stormy Arab Street derives from the Palestinian issue, the Arab-Israeli conflict or Israel's policies or existence. Irrespective of the Palestinian issue, Jordan, Bahrain, Kuwait, Lebanon and Algeria experience boiling seismic undercurrents, exacerbating the 1,400 year old intra-Muslim instability, unpredictability and violence, as well as anti-US sentiments.
Are there calls for stopping, banning, regulating the use of these mind-altering drugs? Is the pharmaceutical industry being called on the carpet? Are there emergency congressional hearings being held to showcase the heads of big pharma as murdering criminals? Not on your life. To date, there has never been issued a single peer- reviewed scientific paper officially claiming to prove ADD/ ADHD exists. Nor has there ever been a single bit of physical evidence to confirm the disease exists. So-called experts on the subject have refused to answer the simple question, "is ADD/ ADHD a real disease?" Medical researchers charge that ADHD does not meet the medical definition of a disease or syndrome or anything organic or biologic.
Brennan's ideological ambiguity/confusion towards Islamic terrorism -- and his misrepresentation of Jihad and ignoring the dominance of hate education in the Muslim Middle East -- could be transformed into operational ambiguity/confusion in the battle against Islamic terrorism. As the Chairman of the Atlantic Council, Hagel has subscribed to the centrality of the UN -- which is not the home court of US interests - in the conduct of international relations. He does not believe in US exceptionalism in the international arena and espouses the superiority of multilateralism over unilateral independent US national security actions.
Fr. Hasegawa asked me one last favour. He asked if it would be possible for me to meet with the Spanish priest Fr. Pedro Arrupe, who later became Vicar General of the Jesuit Order in Rome, and to carry the news to him of our encounter?
Yasser Arafat's widow, Suha, admitted that the late Palestinian leader planned the second intifada immediately after the failure of the Camp David, because he refused to negotiate. He said to her "I am going to start an intifada. They want me to betray the Palestinian cause. They want me to give up on our principles, and I will not do so." Her comments run contrary to claims that former prime minister Ariel Sharon's infamous visit to the Temple Mount triggered the intifada, which international media was eagerly propagated. It is not a revelation, but it is nice to see confirmation of what we already knew. This interview, not surprisingly, has not been shown by international media bigots!
Annexing Judea and Samaria: The speakers discussed the practical aspects of applying sovereignty: How it should be done, what the status of the Arabs in Judea and Samaria will be, and what are the anticipated reactions from the Arab and Western worlds. The Minister of Public Diplomacy and Diaspora Affairs, Yuli Edelstein, also mentioned that even the application of sovereignty over Jerusalem, decades ago, did not make the world accept construction in all parts of the city, so there is no reason to worry about the international response.
The life of Jean-Baptiste Charbonneau was an adventure to say the least. His mother Sacagawea was won in a card game by a Métis trapper who won her from some Ute Indians who had kidnapped her from her village and were going to sell her as a slave. It just happened that the Métis trapper and adventurer from Quebec City named Toussaint Charbonneau met these Indians and began to gamble with them. The Indians kept gambling with Charbonneau and had lost everything, and all they had left was the two Indian girls that they had kidnapped from a nearby Shoshone village, and this too they lost in their card game with Toussaint Charbonneau.
Annexing Judea and Samaria: The drive to apply Israeli sovereignty over Judea and Samaria -- all or parts thereof -- is now a bona-fide, full-blown national drive, with the support of government ministers, Knesset Members and candidates, academics, and members of the media. Talk of a two-state solution, while widely prevalent, is largely irrelevant.
2013 We have been so indoctrinated into believing the worst of men, that we often don't notice that the worst characteristics of human nature are not restricted to one gender, but so indoctrinated are we that we tend to automatically think of women as innocent and men as gulty....According to new national crime figures women are now outpacing men in the violence stakes, with the rate of women committing assaults jumping 49 per cent since the mid 1990s...
The political vacuum in Judea and Samaria - a vacuum has existed for 45 years and leaves a state of uncertainty. "This vacuum fosters the hopes of the Arabs for the establishment of a state in these areas, fans the flames of intifadas and terror, and brings international pressures on Israel with the demand for political concessions. The time has come to put an end to this vacuum, and to apply Israeli sovereignty. The time is ripe for this because of: the flourishing settlement enterprise that comprises some 400,000 inhabitants in about 250 blooming settlements; the people's understanding that concessions weaken our stand and bring the terror of Grads and Katushas to the center of the country; and the Edmund Levy report unequivocally establishing that Judea and Samaria are not occupied territory, and that the settlements have legal standing."
President Barack Obama wanted more drastic cuts. "If you look at what Mr. Obama prioritizes, he appears to be more interested in spying on American citizens and conservative groups than on Islamic terrorist organizations, drug cartels and those wishing to harm the U.S.," said political strategist Michael Baker.
The Palestinian agenda at UNESCO is the de-Judaization of the land of Israel by Islamizing the holy sites. Oras Hamdan Taha, the Palestinian minister who deals with antiquities and gets funds from UNESCO, made clear, "it's writing or rewriting the history of Palestine." Less known is that the Vatican institutions are collaborating with the Palestinian autocracy. They recently also declared their support for waving a Palestinian flag over over the Temple Mount in the heart of ancient Jerusalem. Next in line is Rachel's Tomb, Judaism's third most holy site.
An Arab human rights group based in London accused the Palestinian Authority of inhumane practices and human rights violations against Palestinian civilians. From June 2007 until the end of 2011, PA security forces detained 13,271 Palestinian citizens and 96 percent were subjected to various methods of torture, the report said. This resulted in the death of six detainees and caused "chronic illness" in others. Will We Hear Condemnation from UN?
"Once again, the Obama administration is being let off the hook in another scandal that would have caused a media frenzy in a GOP presidency. Once again, we have evidence of a biased news media coupled with a spineless opposition party," said former law enforcement and intelligence officer Sid Franes.
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R.P.BenDedek is the owner and Editor of KingsCalendar.com which was originally set up to publicize his research results into the Chronology of Ancient Israel. Those results were published under the title: 'The King's Calendar: The Secret of Qumran'.
Whilst there have been many attempts to solve the chronological riddle of the Bible's synchronisms of reigns of the kings of Israel and Judah and their synchronism with other Ancient Near Eastern Nations, no other research is based on a simple mathematical formula which could, if it is incorrect, be disproved easily. To date, no one has been able to dismiss the mathematical results of this research.
Free to air Academic articles set forth Apologetics for and results of his discovery of an "artificial chronological scheme" running through the Bible, Josephus, the Damascus Documents of the Dead Sea Scrolls, and Seder Olam Rabbah.
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R.P. BenDedek has been teaching English in China since 2003 and during 2013, he is working in Suzhou City Jiangsu Province (not far from Shanghai).