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Reader Selected News, Week Feb 2 – Feb 8

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This article was posted by Steve Gilbert on Friday, February 1st, 2013. Comments are currently closed.

5 Responses to “Reader Selected News, Week Feb 2 – Feb 8”

  1. Uncle Joke Biden says he’s going to hold talks with the Iranians about their nuclear program, and this time they’d better “show they’re serious!…. we’re not doing this just for the exercise!”

    http://www.foxnews.com/politic.....ran-talks/

    Uncle Joke, you are the most unserious, delusional, and laughable character on the world stage. All that’s missing is the clown makeup.

    Uncle Joke is entertaining a bunch of other clowns in Munich.

    “Iran should not wait any longer to take up the willingness Vice President Biden has stressed to hold substantial negotiations on its nuclear program,” said Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle of Germany, whose country has been one of those trying to resolve the issue. He added that 2013 would be “decisive” for hopes of a diplomatic solution.

    O Guido, Guido! If you go back to taking your meds, it might help you straighten out your syntax.

  2. Rusty Shackleford

    Obama’s drugs are better than you think:

    Obama Blames Economy on ‘Bad Decisions’

    OK…get ready for some really phenomenal bullsh*tting

    In his weekly address, President Barack Obama blamed the economic problems on “bad decisions.”
    Obama thinking

    “[T]his week, we also received the first estimate of America’s economic growth over the last few months. And it reminded us that bad decisions in Washington can get in the way of our economic progress,” said Obama, presumably referring to the uptick in unemployment from 7.8 percent to 7.9 percent and the news that the economy contracted in the final quarter of last year.

    The president did not name which decisions were “bad,” and who specifically was to blame for those “bad decisions.” But he did blame Washington.

    Now….hold onto your boo-boo for this:

    “2013 can be a year of solid growth, more jobs, and higher wages. But that will only happen if we put a stop to self-inflicted wounds in Washington. Everyone in Washington needs to focus not on politics but on what’s right for the country; on what’s right for you and your families. That’s how we’ll get our economy growing faster. That’s how we’ll strengthen our middle class. And that’s how we’ll build a country that rewards the effort and determination of every single American,” said Obama.

    So…more “folksy” rhetoric that sounds right, right? But when you add the second statement, um…..not so much.

    Obama reiterated his support for a “balanced approach” going forward.

    “We all agree that it’s critical to cut unnecessary spending. But we can’t just cut our way to prosperity. It hasn’t worked in the past, and it won’t work today. It could slow down our recovery. It could weaken our economy. And it could cost us jobs – now, and in the future,” said Obama.

    OK, I’ll bet you that what he thinks is “unnecessary speding” doesn’t jibe with what we think is unnecessary spending. Such as, I’m pretty sure he thinks that unemployment, food stamps and welfare are quite “necessary”.

    “What we need instead is a balanced approach; an approach that says let’s cut what we can’t afford but let’s make the investments we can’t afford to live without. Investments in education and infrastructure, research and development – the things that will help America compete for the best jobs and new industries.”

    In other words:

    “Balanced”=Republicans must cave.

    “Cut” = Gut the military, necessary constitutional spending, etc.

    “Investments”= Spending money on crap that further retards the economy, sends money down the rat-hole and gets us closer to bankrupt along with borrowing more in order to make other nations really angry with us when we default.

    “infrastructure, research and development”= Nothing of the kind. It means spending money on garbage “green” ideas that don’t pan out or are already underwater financially.

    “the things that will help America compete for the best jobs and new industries.”= things he has no idea about. For, if this was his real intention, businesses wouldn’t be nervous over what he’s done to the economy and they would begin hiring again.

    In short, he’s saying one thing and (as usual) doing quite the opposite. He’s either so blindly ignorant that he believes his “advisors” when they tell him, “yeah, this will really GROW the economy” or..he knows exactly what he’s doing and intentionally trying to plumber this nation’s economy. I think the latter.

  3. canary

    Examiner: Massive fraud, cover-up by CAIR exposed in federal lawsuit

    Nov 26 2012 – Christopher Collins

    Last Friday, the Law Offices of David Yerushalmi, P.C. and the American Freedom Law Center (AFLC) said that they filed a devastating legal brief supported by hundreds of pages of evidence, asking a federal judge to find the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) liable to five of its former clients for fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, and intentional infliction of emotional distress.

    “The brief and supporting evidence were filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia in two companion cases, Saiyed v. CAIR and Lopez v. CAIR, in which David Yerushalmi is lead counsel. The brief and supporting evidence overwhelmingly demonstrate that CAIR was involved in a massive criminal fraud and cover-up that injured numerous client-victims who had looked to CAIR for legal assistance, yet the CAIR “attorney” allegedly handling their cases was in fact not an attorney.”

    Robert Muise, co-counsel in the lawsuit and Co-Founder and Senior Counsel of AFLC, commented, “The overwhelming evidence marshaled in this case will finally put to rest the myth fabricated by CAIR’s PR machine and perpetrated by a complicit media that this is a legitimate Muslim-American civil rights organization.”

    “This lawsuit strips away CAIR’s veil of legitimacy.”

    The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) and its sister organization, the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC), have been controversial over the years and recently were systematically involved in the 2012 presidential elections in getting American Muslims out to vote for President Obama in the swing states of Florida, Virginia, Ohio, and Pennsylvania. Those states election results became controversial due to voter irregularities and allegations of voter fraud in favor of President Obama.

    (entire atrocity)
    http://www.examiner.com/articl.....d-federal-
    lawsuit?cid=db_articles

    Meanwhile, inspite of bank robbers dressed in muslim head and face covers and robes to cover weapons, UCLA is still effective in forcing banks to allow the dangerous wear into banks across the nation.

  4. canary

    http://frontpagemag.com/2013/d.....ontPageMag

    Long article on CAIR running for NYC council at below link.

    CAIR Leader Runs for New York City Council

    February 1, 2013 By David J. Rusin

    Zead Ramadan, board president of the New York chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), is eyeing a bigger platform from which to promote his Islamist agenda: a seat on the New York City Council.

    The opening salvo was a January 2 article by Azi Paybarah, published at CapitalNewYork.com.
    A more thorough journalist would have mentioned that “CAIR conspired with other affiliates of the Muslim Brotherhood to support terrorists,” in the words of federal prosecutors; that CAIR was listed as an unindicted co-conspirator in the trial of the Holy Land Foundation (HLF), whose leaders were convicted of funneling money to Hamas; that a federal judge, citing “ample evidence” of CAIR’s ties to HLF and Hamas, upheld the designation; and that the FBI ended outreach activities with CAIR as a result.

    Though reticent to rebuke Hamas, Ramadan has no shortage of harsh words about life in the U.S. and sometimes disseminates them on Iranian-controlled Press TV, just as other CAIR figures have done.

    During an earlier Press TV appearance, he painted Congressman Peter King’s hearings on Muslim radicalization as “an attempt to demonize the Islamic faith” and downplayed the danger of Islamic terrorism, suggesting that Jews are as great a terrorist threat as Muslims.

    Ramadan has toed the CAIR party line on the New York Police Department’s surveillance program to identify potentially violent radicals, calling it “f-ked up” for “basically equating Muslim with terrorism, which is outrageous.”

    Ramadan and CAIR-NY also participate in the Islamist pushback against vital FBI sting operations to nab budding terrorists.

    Attorney General Eric Holder criticized such rhetoric before a Muslim audience in 2010: “Those who characterize the FBI’s activities in this case as ‘entrapment’ simply do not have their facts straight – or do not have a full understanding of the law.”

    Finally, Ramadan has overseen one of CAIR’s more radical branches. A CAIR-NY Facebook entry from February 2012 “urges everyone to come out and support Dr. Aafia Siddiqui by attending her appeal for an unjust 86 yr jail sentence”; Siddiqui, a suspected al-Qaeda facilitator, was found guilty of trying to murder U.S. personnel in Afghanistan.

    Ramadan’s CAIR-NY colleague Cyrus McGoldrick infamously tweeted pro-Hamas messages, advocated the destruction of anti-jihad ads, and promised that “we’ll blast” police informants,

    For instance, Esam Omeish, a former president of the Muslim American Society (MAS), described by federal prosecutors as “the overt arm of the Muslim Brotherhood in America,” pursued a seat in the Virginia House of Delegates four years ago, but he finished third in the Democratic primary. Minnesota’s Keith Ellison has been more successful. A Democratic congressman since 2007, he regularly collaborates with CAIR and similar groups; saw parallels between 9/11 and Hitler’s Reichstag fire; savaged Jasser on Capitol Hill in 2009, effectively calling him an Uncle Tom who “give[s] people license for bigotry”; and enjoyed a pilgrimage to Mecca funded by MAS.

    The decision will rest with the voters of District 7. They deserve to be given the facts about Ramadan and CAIR – to offset the steady diet of puffpieces and sob stories – before making it.

    David J. Rusin is a research fellow at Islamist Watch, a project of the Middle East Forum.

    (entire article)
    http://us.mg205.mail.yahoo.com/dc/launch?.partner=sbc&.gx=1&.rand=fpl51o4qhdj7a

    Islamic Radicals are running the USA.




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