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Selected News For The Week Apr 14 – Apr 20

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    This article was posted by Steve on Friday, April 13th, 2012. Comments are currently closed.

    10 Responses to “Selected News For The Week Apr 14 – Apr 20”

    1. Anonymoose says:

      http://www.wtop.com/?nid=86&sid=2827048

      An arrest has been made in the beating and strip down of the tourist in Baltimore. Having seen the video of it taken from the car It’s pretty easy to tell the cameraman who was taking video with his cellphone. No telling what the tourist did to get himself in this situation, but it’s clear he’s being harassed but the crowd, is scared and wants to leave. When walking away he gets clocked by one of them and then beaten, robbed and stripped for their amusement.

      This has only even hit the news because it went viral on the social media websites, and even then it’s page three. No outrage, no nothing. Any white on black violence is front page condemnation, a need to examine race relations, address our failure as a society, etc. Yet there’s a steady stream of black on white violence that is ignored and just continues.

      Looking at this I feel disgust and hopelessness, there is no postracial future or harmony, only things like this continuing into perpetuity. The liberals say this is somehow our fault, that despite everything from affirmative action to civil rights we’ve somehow denied blacks the social, educational, and employment advantages that come with being white. But you know, any black person today hired in a government or education job has it made, all they have to do is show up and do the job, fear of “racism” means job security in layoffs and terminations.

      The black “leaders” and “reverends” stoke the racial turmoil for their own advantage and profit, they don’t want to give up this gravy train despite what it does to the communities they supposedly love.

      The community itself rallies behind every black leader, entertainment figure, or anyone who hits the news. I’ve lost track of how many times I’ve heard that this black person was a victim of racism and prejudice, but for what he did he was just a person, just minding his business, you can’t judge him by the color of his skin. Yet with them it’s all about the color of their skin.

      And lastly the blacks on the street corner, the ones doing these crimes. In one of the cities I lived in there was a large street racer crowd, and people noted that the whites would try to keep a semblance of legality to their cars and motorcycles. They may have had hopped up engines but they usually owned the vehicles and had license plates on them. The blacks just didn’t care, something they got from a buddy or a friend. If they got stopped for no registration or the vehicle was stolen it was the fault of the person they got it from, or the police’s fault. They weren’t harming anyone, just driving down the road.

      And that’s the crux of the problem, no responsibility, right or wrong is only how they personally see it, now how society or a victim sees it. Going wilding–just out having fun, mugging someone–they shouldn’t have been in their neighborhood, beating someone up–just messing around.

      I could go on, but the most telling thing is a lot of liberals would scream racism and hatred at me just for saying this, and never even consider it might be true.

      • canary says:

        This lynching, and robbing of a white man by black people in which black people watching and laughing didn’t do anything. One white man mobbed by blacks.

        Also, the news shows it’s an area of majority of blacks, and that is all the more it’s like the 60’s and 70’s
        problem of white people not finding themselves in this type situation.

        Things kind of changed when the popularity of gangs started, where the savages ruined neighborhoods, and children and people in their neighborhoods were always endangered by their own race.

        And there’s that incident a few years back where those black people tortured and killed a very young
        couple.

        So, I think it’s important that the news give the race so that we can work in harmony and take measures to bring us all together in a circle of love. cough cough.

        Aside the guy interviewed who said he shouldn’t have been walking alone. He did not say a white man should not be walking alone, but let’s get real. Even a black man shouldn’t be walking alone, where there are black gangs roaming.

        And seriously, good question. Where were the police in this obviously dangerous area. No doubt a ton of this mobbing went on that day and they should have had more police. Course police here won’t go in bad gang area’s. They get shot at if they drive through.

        And this is a darn shame, is when black people try to get together and promote peace in their neighborhoods, they get shot at. Black people can’t even go to their community parks or walk outside.
        And the police at night get shot at, so they don’t like driving in those neighborhoods unless absolutely necessary. People on crack and all are nuts.

    2. canary says:

      Taliban attacks US,British,German,Russian & Japanese embassy compounds..

      AFP: Taliban’s ‘spring offensive’ rocks Afghanistan

      by Mushtaq Mojaddidi

      Explosions and gunfire rocked the Afghan capital Sunday as suicide bombers struck across Afghanistan in coordinated attacks claimed by Taliban insurgents as the start of a spring offensive.

      The US, British, German and Japanese embassy compounds came under fire as militants attacked the city’s diplomatic enclave and tried to storm parliament, sparking a gun battle as lawmakers and bodyguards fired back from the rooftop.

      President Hamid Karzai was moved to a safe area and his palace went into lockdown as Kabul was hit by a wave of attacks including a failed bid to kill one of his deputies, officials said.

      Insurgents armed with machineguns, rocket-propelled grenades and suicide vests launched what the Taliban spokesman said was a “coordinated attack” in Kabul and three eastern towns near the capital.

      A total of 19 insurgents died and 14 police and nine civilians were wounded, the Interior Ministry said.

      In Kabul the insurgents took up positions in construction sites overlooking government buildings, diplomatic missions and other high profile targets, which led to a stand-off with security forces throughout the afternoon and into the night.

      He said they had claimed to be linked to the Haqqani Network, a hardcore Taliban branch accused of masterminding most of the high-profile attacks in Kabul and known to have close links to Al-Qaeda.

      US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton later called Crocker to discuss the “cowardly” attacks, the State Department said, and asked him to convey her appreciation for the “swift and effective response” of Afghan forces to Karzai.

      http://news.yahoo.com/explosions-gunfire-heard-near-us-embassy-kabul-095244721.html

      A lot more bases and buildings attacked. The taliban used new construction sites to hide in,

      Obama just loves the bloody Arab Springs after harsh winters.

      Where is the outrage of the civilian Afghanistan when their own kill and wound their own?
      No doubt they there is none as they consider their loved ones slaughtered martyrs.
      Hillary greatest praise was for money bags Karzai being safe ?

    3. canary says:

      Were US Secret Service agents relieved from Obama duty because they were looking for prostitutes for Obama?

      US Secret Service agents sent home from Obama duty over misconduct allegations
      By Olivier Knox | ABC OTUS News – Fri, Apr 13, 2012

      An undisclosed number of Secret Service agents with President Barack Obama at an international summit in Colombia have been relieved of their assignments and face an investigation over alleged misconduct, a spokesman for the Secret Service said late Friday.

      The Washington Post cited the president of the Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association, Jon Adler, as saying that the allegations were tied to at least one agent being involved with prostitutes in Cartagena.

      http://news.yahoo.com/us-secret-agents-sent-home-obama-duty-over-025918623.html

      Either way this is highly unfair treatment of Obama’s Secret Service who are exposed to Obama’s celebrity party’s full of prostitutes on a near daily basis.

      These poor Secret Service agents have been exposed to JayZ and other rapper porn filth songs all the time. It’s not their fault they get stuck with the Bill Clinton and Obama party animals.
      ————————————————————————————
      Darn it. Obama wasted the Secret Service for a joke headline..

      Reuters: White House sees “positive first step” in Iran talks

      Apr 14 2012

      CARTAGENA, Colombia (Reuters) – Talks in Istanbul on Saturday among negotiators from Iran and six world powers including the United States represented “a positive first step” in addressing international concern over the Iranian nuclear program, the White House said.

      http://news.yahoo.com/white-house-sees-positive-first-step-iran-talks-232454350.html

      Not worth reading with Iran saying same thing over and over again buying time. There is no weight in anything Obama says, and Iran is laughing and whistling as they work.

      http:yahoo.com/white-house-sees-positive-first-step-iran-talks-232454350.html

    4. canary says:

      Obama lashes back on traveling too much and having the Secret Service with him.

      http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/ticket/obama-says-air-force-one-travel-not-choice-234726856.html

      No doubt why the Secret Service were dismissed. They know or saw something Obama couldn’t hide.
      ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

      Yahoo/The Ticket: Obama says Air Force One travel is ‘not my choice’ in sharp exchange

      By Olivier Knox April 12 2012

      President Barack Obama on Thursday firmly rejected any criticism that his worldwide travel on Air Force One or his family’s vacations have left him out of touch with Americans’ struggles, saying flying aboard the famed official plane is “not my choice.”

      “The fact of the matter is, I think if you look at my track record, I’m raising a family here. When we travel, we got to travel through Secret Service, and Air Force One, that’s not my choice…,” Obama told KMOV of St Louis.

      …”I hear from all kinds of viewers about everything,” Obama shot back. “I’m sure you do,” said Conners.

      The reporter’s question closely mirrored a recent accusation from presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, who suggested that “years of flying around on Air Force One—surrounded by an adoring staff of true believers telling you that you’re great and you’re doing a great job—it’s enough to make you think that you might become a little out of touch.”

      http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/ticket/obama-says-air-force-one-travel-not-choice-234726856.html

      Mitt should omit the Secret Service, because Obama has made it clear since winning office he did not like the Secret Service. Too hard to sneak off with JayZ.
      Obama’s has made the Secret Service’s lives miserable, when he arrogantly decides to walk or go in the Queens garden without telling them.

    5. canary says:

      Farrakhan threatens the end of whites coming soon, as he continues threats of violence on his speech tour. Obama is the Coward that Holder called white people he was pointed DOJ czar. Or Obama’s failure to disapprove Farrakhan or the New Black Panthers, is because he supports the terrorists.
      Yes, too well known Muslim terrorist organizations.

      Glenn Beck video’s link below

      The Blaze reports

      Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan continued his college speaking tour on Monday night at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff in Pine Bluff, Arkansas.

      “It ain’t about hating you. We ain’t got no time for that. But we know who we’re dealing with. We know what we’re dealing with,” he said. “We know your origin in the world and we know how long you were set to live and unless you change, your end has come.”

      http://www.glennbeck.com/2012/04/17/the-scariest-farrakhan-audio-yet/

    6. canary says:

      Secret Service prostitute scandal deepens.

      NewsMax: Secret Service Agents: ‘We Work For Obama’

      17 Apr 2012 – By Newsmax Wires

      http://www.newsmax.com/Newsfront/Prostitutes-Secret-Service-Agents/2012/04/17/id/436133?s=al&promo_code=EAC7-1

      Duh. Of course the Secret Service & 10 Marines can’t talk about why so many elite prostitutes from various foreign countries. Duh. They were working for Obama

    7. BillK says:

      It’s always fun to watch the über rich turn away jobs, but it’s more fun when it’s a battle of liberal vs liberal.

      From the Associated Press:

      Lucasfilm abandons studio plan at NorCal site

      By Terence Chea

      George Lucas’ film production company on Tuesday abandoned plans to build a sprawling studio in a rustic valley north of San Francisco, saying it has no desire to be seen as “an evil empire.”

      Lucasfilm Ltd., the force behind the Star Wars movies, surprised Marin County by announcing that it has pulled the plug on the controversial Grady Ranch project, citing bitter opposition from neighbors and delays in the approval process.

      The company said it would construct new facilities elsewhere and hoped to sell the historic farmland to a developer interested in building low-income housing in an area about 15 miles north of the Golden Gate Bridge.

      “We love working and living in Marin, but the residents of Lucas Valley have fought this project for 25 years, and enough is enough,” the company said in a statement. “We have several opportunities to build the production stages in communities that see us as a creative asset, not as an evil empire.”

      The Grady Ranch project would have marked a major expansion of Lucasfilm in Lucas Valley, which has been home to its Skywalker Ranch for three decades. The valley is named for a 19th century rancher with no relation to the Star Wars creator.

      The plan called for a 269,000-square-foot digital media studio that would include a 51-foot-tall, mission-style compound with two 85-foot towers, two indoor sound stages as well as an outdoor stage of nearly 7,000 square feet. There would be screening rooms, guest housing, a general store, employee cafeteria and wine cave for private tastings and storage.

      The company and its backers said the new production studio would generate hundreds of high-paying jobs and tax revenue. Lucasfilm hoped to break ground by next year.

      But the project generated strong opposition from homeowners and environmentalists who said it would increase traffic, noise and environmental damage on the pristine countryside, despite company promises to preserve open space and reduce impacts on the community.

      The Marin County planning commission unanimously approved the studio project in February, but opponents appealed that decision to the county Board of Supervisors last month, leading to further delays.

      “The level of bitterness and anger expressed by the homeowners in Lucas Valley has convinced us that, even if we were to spend more time and acquire the necessary approvals, we would not be able to maintain a constructive relationship with our neighbors,” Lucasfilm said in the statement.

      http://hosted2.ap.org/COGRA/d30f3f32e9d849979111e891380b64db/Article_2012-04-10-Lucas%20Ranch/id-08e4f130727349159591b3aad6b7e438

      Nice job!

      Low income housing? Yeah, that will bring in tax revenue, and somehow I don’t think those folks will be compelled by peer pressure to be driving the latest electric vehicle through the valley.

      Ah well, never let reality get in the way of a good protest.


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