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Barack Obama Is A Citizen Of Kenya

Posted by avideditor on February 28, 2008

This is an interesting article I found about Obama. Also check out my previous post or the LGF post on Obama flip flopping. I kind of hope he wins the dem nomination because I think he might be easier for McCain to beat that Hillary. 

 

Barack Obama Is A Citizen Of Kenya: “And that’s according to Kenyan law.

ANNOUNCEMENT OF BLOCKBUSTER CHICAGO NEWS CONFERENCE DISCLOSING THAT UNDER KENYAN CONSTITUTIONAL LAW, BARACK OBAMA IS A KENYAN CITIZEN:(CHICAGO)(February 8, 2007) Chicago-based Internet journalist, broadcaster and critic Andy Martin will hold a news conference Friday, February 9th at 11:00 A.M. to announce that U. S. Senator Barack Obama is a citizen of Kenya and became a citizen of Kenya under the Independence Constitution of Kenya in 1963. Obama has never renounced his Kenyan citizenship. He is also a U. S. Citizen. 

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‘Under the Independence Constitution of Kenya, Obama became a Kenyan citizen on December 12, 1963. He has never renounced his Kenyan citizenship. On his senate web site, Obama tap dances around his own dual nationality when discussing his father. Obama obviously knows, because his father told him, that he also held/holds Kenyan nationality. 

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‘Friday we will blow Obama out of the water with disclosure of his lifelong deceit and concealment. Obama’s attempts to portray his father as an ignorant ‘goat herd,’ moreover, were part of his attempts at ‘identity theft’ against his own father, designed to create an imaginary picture of Barack Sr. It is inconceivable that Obama’s father was ignorant of Kenyan law, since he served as a government official and held a Ph.D. from Harvard. And it is inconceivable that Obama Sr. never told his son that he was a Kenyan national. Why has ‘junior’ hidden this information for decades?’ Martin will demand Friday.‘The American people, when deciding who to support for president, have a right to know if their ‘president’ is also a citizen of Kenya and owes dual loyalty to Kenya because he has never renounced his Kenyan citizenship. 

“(Via Jews Against Obama.)

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Eurabian Court bans deportation of jihad terror suspect

Posted by avideditor on February 28, 2008

Eurabian Court bans deportation of jihad terror suspect: “He would be tortured back home, see. ‘Ministers argued the right of the public to be protected against terrorism should be balanced against a suspect’s rights not to be ill-treated,’ but to no avail.’Court bans deportation of terror suspect,’ by Clare Dyer for the Guardian (thanks to Davida):

Government hopes of deporting dozens of terror suspects to their home countries suffered a serious setback today with the European court of human rights ruling against one such attempt.The grand chamber of 17 judges at the Strasbourg court ruled unanimously that an attempt by Italy to send a man back to Tunisia violated the ban on torture or inhuman or degrading treatment in the European convention on human rights.The case was brought by Nassim Saadi against Italy. The British government intervened in the hope the court would sanction the return of suspects regardless of their home country’s human rights record.Ministers argued the right of the public to be protected against terrorism should be balanced against a suspect’s rights not to be ill-treated.The court ruled that protection against torture is absolute and Saadi cannot be sent back, even though he has been convicted of terror-related offences in both Tunisia and Italy…. 

“(Via avideditorla’s shared items in Google Reader.)

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UN envoy calls Qassams “terrorism”; Abbas proud of Fatah terror

Posted by avideditor on February 28, 2008

UN envoy calls Qassams “terrorism”; Abbas proud of Fatah terror: “Yesterday, UN envoy Robert Serry gave a report to the UN Security Council. As can be expected, most of the report was more of the same – blaming Israel for how it is dealing with Gaza, blaming settlements for creating a humanitarian crisis (not quite sure how that works), claiming that Israel has not removed any outposts (um, remember Amona? Neve Daniel North? Tapuach West?) and similar naive statements.As usual, he has no real idea about what Israel should do, only what it should not do:

A different and more positive strategy for Gaza was a humanitarian, security and strategic imperative, for Israel, Egypt and the Palestinian Authority. 

Any idea what this strategy should be? Well, nothing that can possibly involve the remotest possibility of hurting civilians, of course, so possibly he is calling for Israel to move from ‘condemning’ Qassam attacks into ‘deploring’ them. Perhaps providing them with more potassium nitrate so they can fertilize their crops.Buried in his speech, however, is something that I have never seen the UN say before:

His visit to Sderot, which had been the target of over 4,300 rockets since 2004, had brought out the physical and psychological damage to the population. Those crude rockets were aimed at hurting civilians and clearly constituted terrorism. Their continued firing was completely unacceptable and must be halted unconditionally. 

The ‘T word’ is hardly used even in the Western media to describe Qassams, with sickening words like ‘resistance’ used far more often. The fact that the reliably anti-Israel UN classifies rocket attacks as terrorism needs to be publicized and the Arab terrorists and their friends need to be forced to respond, so that the world can see their sickening ‘logic’ for what it is.I, for one, would love to see if Mahmoud Abbas would agree with that characterization – unlikely given his statements yesterday:

I had the honor of firing the first shot in 1965 and of being the one who taught resistance to many in the region and around the world; what it’s like; when it is effective and when it isn’t effective; its uses, and what serious, authentic and influential resistance is,’ Abbas said. ‘It is common knowledge when and how resistance is detrimental and when it is well timed,’ he addad. ‘We (Fatah) had the honor of leading the resistance and we taught resistance to everyone, including Hizbullah, who trained in our military camps.’ 

Let’s ask Abbas what his distinction is between effective terrorism and ineffective terrorism, whether he has any moral rather than tactical problems with suicide bombings, and whether he is still proud over the early PLO airplane hijackings and mass murders.This is what reporters should be doing.

“(Via avideditorla’s shared items in Google Reader.)

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“60 Minutes” Too!!… MAJOR SCANDAL Brewing Over Rove Hit Piece!

Posted by avideditor on February 28, 2008

“60 Minutes” Too!!… MAJOR SCANDAL Brewing Over Rove Hit Piece!: “Alabama GOP Asks For Proof on Karl Rove Hit Piece…Or, demands that the network retract the story!Did CBS learn nothing from their last major scandal?The chairman of the Alabama Republican Party sent a letter to ’60 Minutes’ producers asking for a retraction unless they could provide evidence backing up a segment on former Gov. Don Siegelman’s prosecution- Birmingham News.This letter to ’60 Minutes’ was posted today at Blogs For Victory.Via LGF Quick Links:

Dear Mr. Pelley,Last Sunday, you aired a piece on ’60 Minutes’ that I consider a broad, frontal and unfair attack on our Republican president, his one-time top advisor, Alabama’s Republican Governor and our party, in general.The report included an interview with a small town attorney, Dana Jill Simpson, who outrageously claimed that Karl Rove asked her to take explicit photos of Don Siegelman having improper extra-marital relations with ‘an aide’ in 2001. Her interview with ’60 Minutes’ was the first time her newest charge appeared, despite her having testified for several hours before a committee of the U.S. Congress, and was the first time she claimed having met with Mr. Rove.Most importantly, neither Dana Jill Simpson, nor your story or your network provided one shred of evidence that her charges had any merit or kernel of truth.In contrast, the Wednesday, February 27, edition of the Birmingham News printed an interview with Mr. Rove in which he vehemently denies Simpson’s charges and expresses deep frustration in ’60 Minutes’ failure to obtain evidence of any relationship between them before airing such an explosive story. He further denies knowing Simpson, meeting or speaking with her or even having knowledge of the Siegelman prosecution beyond what he learned from traditional media coverage…Given the serious nature of the charges, and the fact that 60 Minutes’ reputation as a reliable news source is once again at stake, I am asking that you publicly produce any evidence that was provided to you which substantiates Simpson’s claims…** If you are unable to publicly produce hard and convincing evidence that backs the outrageous charges you aired to millions of viewers across the nation, I ask that you publicly retract the story on your next broadcast. The most basic journalistic ethics would demand as much.I find it difficult to believe that Karl Rove, in his first year of White House service in 2001 and dealing with the aftereffects of September 11, could find time to concentrate his attention on an Alabama governor’s race more than one year away. Even more difficult to believe is that Rove knew Simpson, would meet with her or send her on the absurd assignments that she claims. Only the most committed anti-Rove/Bush activist could swallow such a tale.’60 Minutes’ disdain for the Republican Party brought you embarrassment when you ran a bogus and fraudulent story in the fall of 2004 about President Bush and his National Guard record, and your organization ultimately admitted to not having followed ‘basic journalistic principles’. I fear that unless you are able to provide the hard evidence requested, it is apparent that 60 Minutes did not learn anything from that embarrassing event in your history.I eagerly await your reply.Sincerely,Rep. Mike HubbardChairman, Alabama Republican Party

Hold on.This ought to get good!Where is Lucy Ramirez when you need her?”(Via avideditorla’s shared items in Google Reader.)

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Brace yourself: Dutch Islam film “nearly ready”

Posted by avideditor on February 28, 2008

Brace yourself: Dutch Islam film “nearly ready”: “The film has been condemned in advance, sight unseen. Just for a moment of clarity, think back to the riots that greeted the work of the nineteenth-century European Biblical higher critics, or the Jesus Seminar, or the many skeptical/critical examinations of the Bible. What riots? Exactly.And ask yourself: if someone reacts to something I say by going mad, breaking things, and targeting innocent people, is that my responsibility or his? When you are insulted, do you consider it a license to destroy things and hurt people, or do you consider it incumbent upon yourself to exercise some self-control?’Dutch Islam film ‘nearly ready,” from the BBC (thanks to the Constantinopolitan Irredentist):

Far-right Dutch MP Geert Wilders has said that this week he will finish a film about Islam which has already triggered Muslim outrage.Mr Wilders said he was determined to release the film despite government warnings that this would damage Dutch political and economic interests.

Good for him. What they’re saying here is, ‘People will react to this with violent irrationality. Therefore you must kowtow to them.’

Mr Wilders says the film is about the Koran, without giving details.In the past, he has called for the Koran to be banned and likened it to Adolf Hitler’s Mein Kampf.The project has already been condemned by several Muslim countries, including Iran and Pakistan.’Death threats”It is very good news. the film will definitely be finished this week, that is to say before 1 March,’ Mr Wilders told Reuters.

Well, that makes it today or tomorrow. Watch for updates.”(Via avideditorla’s shared items in Google Reader.)

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Yes We Can: Bomb Gaza and Win the War

Posted by avideditor on February 28, 2008

Yes We Can: Bomb Gaza and Win the War: “

Someone sent me Ted Belman’s post, Bomb Gaza. Win the War. I thought maybe my parking lot idea was taking off, but it turns out that other people have had similar thoughts on their own. The difference is that they‘ve gone to the trouble of actually finding out about it, while I have only spewed my frustration to no avail.Belman links to a article called International Law and Gaza: The Assault on Israel’s Right to Self-Defense by Avi Bell. Now Avi (Abraham) Bell is not a housewife blogging in her pajamas; he teaches law at Fordham University and Bar-Ilan University and directs the International Law Forum at the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs. But let’s listen to what he has to say anyway.Here’s the money quote:

International law requires states to take measures to bring Palestinian war criminals and terrorists to justice, to prevent and punish Palestinian genocidal efforts, and to block the funding of Palestinian terrorist groups and those complicit with them. 

Bell makes clear that Israeli self-defense is legal, regardless of the legal status of the Gaza strip:

If Gaza should be seen as having independent sovereignty, Israel’s use of force is permissible on the grounds of self-defense. On the other hand, if Gaza is properly seen as lacking any independent sovereignty, Israel’s use of military force is permissible as in other non-international conflicts. 

You want to talk international humanitarian law> Then get conversant in its two most basic principles, the rules of distinction and proportionality.

The rule of distinction requires aiming attacks only at legitimate (e.g., military and support) targets. The rule of distinction includes elements of intent and expected result: so long as one aims at legitimate targets, the rule of distinction permits the attack, even if there will be collateral damage to civilians…. By contrast, the Palestinian attacks are aimed at Israeli civilians and therefore violate the rule of distinction. Moreover, one of the corollaries of the rule of distinction is a ban on the use of weapons that are incapable, under the circumstances, of being properly aimed at legitimate targets…. 

The rule of proportionality places limits on collateral damage. While collateral damage to civilian and other protected targets is permitted, collateral damage is forbidden if it is expected to be excessive in relation to the military need. All reported Israeli strikes in the latest round of fighting have been aimed at legitimate targets and none has caused excessive collateral damage. Legal advisors attached to Israeli military units review proposed military actions and apply an extremely restrictive standard of both distinction and proportionality, in accordance with expansive Israeli Supreme Court rulings….Moreover, like distinction, the rule of proportionality relies upon intent. If Israel plans a strike without expecting excessive collateral damage, the rule of proportionality permits it, even if, in retrospect, Israel turns out to have erred in its damage estimates.Here’s another legal truth, amazing to behold:

… Israel is under no legal obligation to engage in trade of fuel or anything else with the Gaza Strip, or to maintain open borders with the Gaza Strip … it may withhold commercial items and seal its borders at its discretion… 

A favorite criticism of Israel is that it commits ‘collective punishment.’ Bell explains why ‘none of Israel’s combat actions and retorsion may be considered collective punishment,’ as that distinction is dependent upon the nature of the penalties imposed. The legalese here could put you to sleep, but this example will help us a great deal:

Numerous states suspended trade and diplomatic relations with South Africa as punishment for apartheid practices. 

Did the Israel-bashers complain that that was unfair collective punishment? No, they favored and promoted it. [Holding Israel to a different standard, or the opposite end of the same standard, is, to my way of thinking, both hypocritical and antisemitic. -Yael]As for the biggest of all anti-Israel BUZZwords, OCCUPATION, Bell teaches us that legally, occupation entails exercising the functions of government. Obviously,

Israel does not exercise the functions of government in Gaza, and … has not substituted its authority for the de facto Hamas government. 

Another money quote (is it legal to assert more than one?):

Military superiority over a neighbor, and the ability to conquer a neighbor in an extensive military operation, does not itself constitute occupation. 

So there’s no reason to feel guilty. The goyim allow military superiority! Now, NOTA BENE:

If Israel were indeed properly considered an occupier, under Article 43 of the regulations attached to the Fourth Hague Convention of 1907, it would be required to take ‘all the measures in [its] power to restore, and ensure, as far as possible, public order and safety.’ 

Thus, those who contend that Israel is in legal occupation of Gaza must also support and even demand Israeli military operations in order to disarm Palestinian terror groups and militias.And finally, here’s something I think we all knew, but need to be reminded:

Under … the International Convention for the Suppression of Terrorist Bombings, it is a crime to bomb public places (such as city streets) with the intent to kill civilians, by persons who are non-nationals of the state of which the victims are nationals. 

There’s more, but I think you get the gist of it now and have many more tools of convincement than you did before. You may now proceed to Belman’s post and the considered opinion of Bruce Tucker Smith, JD, LL.M (International Law):

Criticism leveled at Israel for her response to terrorist attacks by Hamas in the Gaza says more about those who criticize Israel than it does about the legality of the reprisals. 

Can Israel respond to Hamas’ attacks? In what strength? By what means? These questions are traditionally answered in the salons of international legal debate, by an examination of the status of the combatants.We therefore ask: What is Gaza? What is Hamas? Answer these questions honestly, and there is little room for discussion or debate about the legality or legitimacy of Israel’s military responses to date… or her options in the future….Israel may use her army in large or small measure to attack any place or person that attacks Israel. [Write it on your hand if you think you might forget again. -Yael] That means Israel can bombard Hamas targets as militarily necessary to render it impotent against a subsequent wave of Israeli soldiers. Although politically preferable, nothing in international law absolutely requires Israel to use ‘smart’ munitions in its operations against Hamas.If Hamas attempts to shield its operations with truly innocent civilians or children — it is Hamas and not Israel, who has committed an atrocity –an actionable war crime – of the most heinous proportion!’.In sum: Israel is free to employ ALL munitions, tactics, equipment and personnel in her arsenal to defend herself against the outlaw Hamas terrorist organization. Short of the intentional targeting and murder of truly uninvolved and innocent civilians, Israel can (and should) operate as freely as she desires to protect her territorial sovereignty and the lives of her citizens.Amen. And let it be so.Israel is and always has been in the right — rationally, morally, historically and legally [with the one exception being ethnic cleansing disguised as ‘Disengagement’]. The big problem we have is a lack of national self-confidence. And by ‘national’ I don’t mean just the State of Israel; I mean Am Yisrael, the nation of the Jewish People.All we need is some Yes-We-Can attitude (you may have noticed lately how very effective that can be). So dig deep, boys and girls. I know you can. We can. Yes we can.  

“(Via avideditorla’s shared items in Google Reader.)

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Meet Horny Muslim Babes

Posted by avideditor on February 28, 2008

UPDATE: Islamic Sexuality 

I know the clip is old but it is interesting how people will try to be free and express themselves in any circumstance. Another movie that is better IMHO.  Meet Horny Muslim Babes

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Deterrence Only Works When Theyre Not Shooting at You

Posted by avideditor on February 28, 2008

Deterrence Only Works When They’re Not Shooting at You: “The revelation that the Iron Dome system can’t protect Sderot is only the latest bad card played by the Olmert government as it goes through all its options for dealing with the problem of rocket attacks from Gaza, except the only one that will actually work– reoccupying Gaza.Month after month, Hamas has made the political and strategic case for reoccupying Gaza. Yet even with Israeli soldiers being held hostage in Gaza and Sderot continually under fire, it’s the one card off the table as far as the Olmert government is concerned. And that is why Hamas has boldly made the case for reoccupying Gaza, because it knows this government is too weak to actually do it.The pursuit of passive solutions was always futile, the Separation Wall to Disengagement to Iron Dome are all part of the same dead end, the attempt to find an alternative to engaging the enemy. But there is no alternative to engaging the enemy and the Iron Dome’s inability to defend Sderot only highlights the nature of the problem. Iron Dome was intended to counter rockets from four kilometers away but the enemy is simply too close and breathing down our necks.It isn’t that pursuing anti-missile systems isn’t a good idea, but until those systems are capable of effectively functioning on a large scale, the value of such systems is primarily as a deterrent. With SDI or ‘Star Wars’, Reagan was pursuing a system whose value was not simply in its ability to deflect Russian ICBM’s but in creating a loophole in MAD that left Russia naked to American ICBM’s. The strength of SDI was that it not only promised to strengthen America’s defenses but that it strengthened America’s potential offensive capabilities. What really terrified the Russians was the prospect that America could hit them but that they would not be able to hit America back.The Anti-Kassam systems Israel is developing have no such function. They’re meant only to fill a gap in Israel’s vulnerability to Kassams, just as the wall was meant to block suicide bombers. The problem is that closing one door, even if effective, allows the terrorists to pursue another strategy. If they couldn’t get through the wall, they shot over it. If they can’t shoot conventional rockets over the wall, they’ll embrace a third strategy and Israel will once again find itself scrambling to catch up with hundred million dollar programs while exposing its citizens to harm.SDI made sense as a form of deterrence because the Russians were not in a shooting with the United States. Once you’re in a shooting war, worrying about deterrence falls into the category of ‘too little, too late’. Israel is under fire and when a country is under fire, its only real choice is to put out the fire by fighting back.Deterrence may seem more moral but in fact it’s amoral, because it needlessly prolongs the violence. Jordan ended the Palestinian Arab Intifada in a handful of bloody days when it first began. Israel fired rubber bullets and tear gas. Today Israel has been carved up and a Palestinian Terrorist state is bombing it from inside its own borders. And yet the fundamental lesson still goes unlearned, it’s better to brutally settle the question than to draw out the debate in order to maintain some illusory high ground.”(Via avideditorla’s shared items in Google Reader.)

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Real estate battle for Jerusalem

Posted by avideditor on February 28, 2008

Real estate battle for Jerusalem: “

ImagesWealthy West Bank-based Palestinians, funded by Persian Gulf benefactors, have been attempting to buy as much land as possible in east Jerusalem, concentrating their efforts in the Old City, in order to push out the Jewish associations – doing exactly the same. More

“(Via avideditorla’s shared items in Google Reader.)

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LOL

Posted by avideditor on February 28, 2008

lol: “

Demtoonhat tip eretz

“(Via avideditorla’s shared items in Google Reader.)

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ARAB BANKS 2.3 TRILLION AND COUNTING

Posted by avideditor on February 28, 2008

ARAB BANKS 2.3 TRILLION AND COUNTING: “

They create nothing, invent  nothing, produce nothing, contribute nothing to the advancement of humanity ……………. they extract oil from the ground via American technology. Oil, second largest export next to Islamic terror. We must shut off the spigot. Cut the head off the snake.

The Arab banking sector is booming with a consolidated balance sheet of $2.3trillion and expected consolidated profits of $35 billion for 2007. Adnan AhmedYousif, chairman of the Union of Arab Banks and CEO of Bahrain-based AlbarakaBanking Group, touted Arab banking as a cornerstone of the regional economy, andnoted that they have managed to absorb much of the impact of the global creditcrunch triggered by the US sub-prime mortgage crisis. He also said that it wasimportant to bring the EU and GCC blocs together as part of a strategy aimed atenhancing the base of trade, investment and commercial ties with Europe. MEMRI Economic blog

“(Via avideditorla’s shared items in Google Reader.)

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One-degree of separation: Obama, Rezko and the Iraqi power plant contract

Posted by avideditor on February 28, 2008

UPDATE: NEWER POST

Do you think Obama accepted money from an Iraqi to get his house? I don’t think there is enough proof yet. But I think he was taking dirty money from convicted felon jihadi for favors. Well enjoy the article from  Rezko Watch bellow. One-degree of separation: Obama, Rezko and the Iraqi power plant contract: “Details about Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.)’s involvement regarding an Iraqi power plant contract and a related security contract negotiated by his patron, indicted political fixer Antoin ‘Tony’ Rezko, and Rezko’s long-time friend—and former Iraqi Minister of Electricity—Aiham Alsammarae, can be found in Chicago newspaper articles dating from January and August 2007.Tim Novak wrote August 7, 2007, in the Chicago Sun-Times:

Two years ago, Iraq’s Ministry of Electricity gave a $50 million contract to a start-up security company owned by now-indicted businessman Tony Rezko and a onetime Chicago cop with a checkered financial past. Within a month, an Iraqi leadership change left the deal in limbo.Now the company, Companion Security, is working to revive its contract to train Iraqi power-plant guards in the United States.Companion found support last summer from Gov. [Rod] Blagojevich, whose staff offered to let the company lease a military facility in western Illinois. Since then, Companion has been lobbying officials from Washington to Baghdad about its Iraqi deal, according to documents. [snip]After the state found a proposed training site, Frawley went to Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.) [in August 2006]. [snip]’The Senate staff had two meetings, one conference call, and sporadically e-mailed with representatives of Companion Security about their request for Sen. Obama to write a letter introducing the company to senior officials in the Iraqi government,’ Obama spokesman Ben LaBolt said. ‘That is not the kind of action Sen. Obama usually takes for individual companies, and our staff concluded on that basis to decline the requested assistance.’LaBolt said Obama’s staff was unaware Companion had any ties to Rezko, who has raised campaign donations for Obama.Companion beefed up its lobbying efforts in March, hiring a Washington attorney who has contacted the U.S. State and Commerce departments. Frawley wants U.S. officials to persuade the Iraqi government to honor the contract he signed on April 18, 2005, when Aiham Alsammarae, another friend of Rezko’s, ran Iraq’s electricity agency.Iraq’s current electricity minister has balked, saying Frawley’s contract is too expensive, according to a U.S. Embassy official in Baghdad. 

Another version from August 7, 2007 reported that

Two months later, Frawley sought help from Obama, a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee who is now running for president. Frawley met with Seamus Ahern, who runs Obama’s Moline office. Frawley and Ahern discussed the proposal over a period of about six months. Obama and Blagojevich viewed Frawley’s efforts as a chance to create jobs in the Quad Cities area.Blagojevich’s spokeswoman, Abby Ottenhoff, said state officials assume Frawley’s contract has ‘gone away’ because they haven’t heard from Companion since last year. 

A January 17, 2007, Chicago Sun-Times article on Alsammarae reported

A criminal justice expert questioned why U.S. and Iraqi officials weren’t more outraged about Alsammarae. ‘You would think this would be a major international incident,’ said University of Illinois at Chicago Professor Matthew Lippman. ‘It’s all very shadowy. I believe the U.S. government … helped get him over here. And everyone’s agreed to let this thing slide.’Whether Alsammarae will face questions on another front remains to be seen. The feds have expressed interest in Alsammarae’s friendship with recently indicted businessman Tony Rezko, the Sun-Times reported last month. Rezko won an Iraqi power plant deal while Alsammarae was electricity minister. 

See related RezkoWatch articles:

  • Rezko and Alsammarae: corruption in Iraq
  • Rezko’s power plant in Iraq
  • Alsammarae-Rezko (Updated) See related articles
  • Rich Miller, Another investigation of Rezko underway, The Capitol Fax Blog, December 4, 2006.
  • Nibras Kazimi, More on Alsammarae saga (Updated December 18, 2006), Talisman Gate, December 15, 2006. Footnote includes James Glanz’s December 15, 2006, ‘Bitter Detour for Expatriate Back in Iraq.’
  • Rezko-Owned Firm Looking To Work In Iraq. Indicted Fundraiser’s Security Company Is Bidding For Lucrative Contract, CBS, August 7, 2007.” (Via Rezko Watch.)
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    Hussein Campaign Targets Mosques

    Posted by avideditor on February 28, 2008

    It looks like Hussein O’bama going to the mosques for help. 3/4 mosques promote Jihad. I wonder what concessions  B Hussein O’bama is going to make. 

    Hussein Campaign Targets Mosques: “1Everyone please take note of the Email address and telephone number and spread this word……this is called ‘Electioneering’…From Central Ohioans Against Terrorism:An email is circulating from an Obama campaign official calling for volunteers to spread out to all of the area mosques in Central Ohio this coming Friday for afternoon prayers to bring in the vote for Barack Hussein Obama (thanks to my friend ***** who forwarded me the email):Date: Mon, 25 Feb 2008 14:37:04 -0500From: ahmad.sean.khan81@gmail.comTo: [removed]Subject: This is Ahmad S. Khan (Volunteering for Barack Obama)Assalam Alaik-kum,Thanks so much for volunteering to help Senator Barack Obama turn out the Muslim vote inshalla. On Friday March 29th we want to have Muslim volunteers pray at the Mosques during Juma at around 12:45. After prayer when people are socializing outside we want to have the volunteer pass out Obama civil rights literature, faith based literature, general literature, stickers and bumper stickers. In addition we want the volunteers to emphasize that the election is the following Tuesday and encourage them to vote. That way we can reach every Muslim that went to Mosque the Friday before the election inshalla. Attached is a list of every Mosque in Columbus, if we have missed one please let me know ASAP. In addition if there is a particular Mosque you would prefer to attend Juma at and volunteer let me know.To accomplish this we need to have a training/meeting and have volunteers pick up the necessary materials before volunteers go to the Mosques. We will be having a training/meeting at 9:30 A.M on March 29th at the Obama campus office 2240 N. High Street Columbus Ohio 43201. I will be providing everyone with more information as we get closer to Friday. Please feel free to contact me through email, or call me at 352-874-1195. If my phone is not on please leave me a voice mail with you number and I will get back to you right away. Also please feel free to pass this on to any brothers or sisters who support Senator Obama and would not mind volunteering for just half a day. Thanks again for everything.SincerelyAhmad S. KhanNow, there’s no way for the Obama campaign to distance themselves from this potentially illegal effort as the scheduled meeting will be taking place in the Obama OSU campus headquarters. While the mosques themselves might have plausible deniability (we didn’t know they were going to show up), it appears that the Obama campaign may be involved in illegal electioneering by deliberately targeting tax exempt institutions.

    “(Via Pat Dollard | Young Americans.)

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    How many Nation of Islam members will work in an Obama White House?

    Posted by avideditor on February 28, 2008

    You can judge people by the company that they keep. Obama is trouble for Israel, liberty,  America, and the world. I pray we don’t have to see the damage he causes. 

    How many Nation of Islam members will work in an Obama White House?: “I found this very informative article today. Like many here, I want answers! We must not stop asking the hard questions, even if we piss people off. This is OUR country too! Responding to criticism by Washington Post columnist Richard Cohen, Barack Obama declared his strong opposition to Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan:I decry racism and anti-Semitism in every form and strongly condemn the anti-Semitic statements made by Minister Farrakhan.Obama also went on to condemn his Church’s award to Farrakhan and his minister’s tight relationship with him.But a former Obama insider says that Obama’s sudden aversion to NOI and Farrakhan is belied by the fact that Obama employed and continues to employ several Farrakhan acolytes in high positions on his Illinois and U.S. Senate campaign and office staffs. I have verified that this person–who agreed to talk on the condition of anonymity–held a key position in the Obama campaign. The insider was so close to Senator Obama that they frequently personally discussed and exchanged direct e-mail messages on campaign and policy matters. This person is not connected with the Clintons and is not a disgruntled employee.The insider says he frequently objected to Mr. Obama’s placement of Cynthia K. Miller, a member of the Nation of Islam, as the Treasurer of his U.S. Senate campaign. When I contacted Miller, now a Chicago real estate agent, to verify whether she was a member of the Nation of Islam and whether she shared Louis Farrakhan’s bigoted views about Jews, she responded, ‘None of your business! Where are you going with this?’ She said her resignation as Obama’s treasurer had nothing to do with her Nation of Islam ties. Then, she hung up.The Obama insider says he also objected to Obama’s involvement with Jennifer Mason, whom he says is also a member of the Nation of Islam. Mason is Obama’s Director of Constituent Services in his U.S. Senate office and is also in charge of selecting Obama’s Senate interns. She did not respond to repeated calls for comment.But it’s not just that he employed these individuals in positions of power in his office, it’s that when the former associate raised objections, he says Mr. Obama’s position was that he saw nothing wrong with the Nation of Islam and didn’t think it was a problem. If true–and the fact that Ms. Mason still holds her prominent Obama Senate staff position bears that out–Obama’s condemnation of Farrakhan, this month, is phony.But the insider says there is more to it than that. Obama’s Illinois State Senate district consisted of prime Nation of Islam territory, including Hyde Park, home to Farrakhan’s mansion. It is not possible, Illinois politicos say, to win that district without the blessing of the NOI leader. NOI members, including consultant Shakir Muhammad, held important roles in the Obama state senate campaign.How many Nation of Islam members will work in an Obama White House?Please read the rest here: DebbieSchlussel.com“(Via Infidel Bloggers Alliance.)

    What do you fear most about Obama?

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    The danger of Non-Violent Jihad

    Posted by avideditor on February 28, 2008

    This is a great peace by Daniel Pipes that illustrates the danger to freedom and liberty that soft Islamists have on liberty. Not only violent Jihad destroys liberty but a legal and social Jihad is being waged against our values and way of life. It trying to use the liberties of our western society to destroy those liberties. Our society depends on freedom of speech and expression. CAIR and other islamist movements are trying to prevent our freedoms and censure our liberty and create an oppressive 14th century tyranny in our free society. 

    “The power of ‘soft’ versus violent Islamism”

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    Sarkozy Caves on Teaching Holocaust

    Posted by avideditor on February 28, 2008

     Wow. I though Sarkozy had balls. I can’t believe he is giving into the Jihadi pressure. If you forget history it is bond to repeat. I guess Sarkozy is all bark no bite. It looks like France is going to totally fall. I hope they have enough smarts to give the US or Israel there nukes before they become Eurabia. I now regret learning French. If anyone thinks that Europe has a chance against the Jihadi Muslim Horde please leave your ideas in the comment section. 

    Sarkozy Caves on Teaching Holocaust: “Speechless. Completely speechless. When I ran the article of Sarkozy’s standing up to the Jew haters, I never thought he would back down. It’s a history lesson for Gd’s sake. It happened. The asshats over at the EMDH children’s rights group said: ‘No educational project should beconstructed on death.’ Really? I guess they won’t be conducting any history classes anymore. At least not any historically accurate ones.Shakes head, walks away. 

      

    Sarkozy Drops Holocaust Education Plan Israel National News (hat tip Carolyn)(IsraelNN.com) French President Nicolas Sarkozy has dropped his proposal toteach the Holocaust to children following a wave of protests from left wingpoliticians. He told the annual conference of the French Jewish umbrella grouplast month that every pupil should be assigned a name of a Jewish deporteeduring the Nazi rule and then research the family. Critics objected to the plan,arguing that it would cause schoolchildren to suffer trauma.   Thegovernment will explore other avenues to ‘encourage children in classrooms tolook at, not other children in particular, but rather a given situation in agiven city,’ according to former government minister and Auschwitz survivorSimone Veil. He agreed with opponents of the proposal, saying it was’unimaginable, unbearable and unjust.'” 

    (Via avideditorla’s shared items in Google Reader.)


    To the commentator that was comparing Jews to Nazis. Please read history and stop trolling my blog. There is no world wide zionist conspiracy. The Elders of Zion is a hoax. There will be peace when the Jihadis love their children more then they hate the Jews. 

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    How Not to Fight Terror: Israel Strikes Empty Office of HAMAS Leader in “Response” to Murdered, Poor Father of Four

    Posted by avideditor on February 28, 2008

    Although I despise killing. There are certain instances where it is essential. The torah mentions that one has the obligation to wake up earlier and kill someone that is trying to kill you. I think the IDF needs to stand up to its name and defend Israel against the Jihadis by killing off some of the leaders.  Don’t bomb empty buildings. Kill the Hamas offices filled with Jihadis that want to kill Jews and destroy liberty through out the world. 

    How Not to Fight Terror: Israel Strikes Empty Office of HAMAS Leader in “Response” to Murdered, Poor Father of Four: “By Debbie Schlussel

    So, Israel gives up a huge protective barrier of land–Gaza–to its enemy, Islamic terrorists bent on its destruction. Since then, the same Islamic terrorists now running that land are shelling Israel and killing its citizens. The rockets and other shelling is in Sderot, a poor working class city, where many of the residents are Sephardic Jews whose families fled Arab countries to escape this kind of thing.Since the beginning of the Gaza HAMAS shelling, residents have been killed, houses and schools destroyed, and children have lost their limbs. Today, one of those Jews–Roni Yechiah (also spelled in English, ‘Yihye’) 47, a father of four and a student–was murdered by the HAMAS rocketing.So how does Israel respond? Well, the ideal thing would be to invade Gaza and rampage and kill 20 Palestinians–10 for Yihye’s life and another 10 because he was a father. But that’s not what Israel does. Instead, they struck at the empty office of HAMAS leader/Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh. Big whoop. You’d better believe Israel knew he wasn’t there. This is a meek message to him. Not good enough.

    Roni Yechiah:Poor, Working-Class Father of Four Murdered by HAMASI go back, again and again, on this site to the Sean Connery utterance in the Elliot Ness movie:They put one of your men in the hospital, you put one of their men on the morgue.If I ran Israel, here’s what my policy would be: We kill ten of your men for every Israeli you murder. We kill an additional ten for every parent you murder.That’s the only way these animals know you mean business. But they don’t know because here’s Israel’s policy:They put one of your men in the hospital, you call for more talks to amputate more of your country and give it to those who put your man in the hospital.They put one of your men in the morgue, you strike an empty building that is not occupied by the man who ordered the murder.Speak loudly and carry a toothpick. That’s the Olmert that runs Israel . . . into the ground . . . six feet under.More on Roni Yihye’s sad death at the hand of Omert’s and Bush’s ‘peace partners’–they are the ones who will soon take over the PA-controlled parts of the so-called ‘West Bank’:The shrapnel lodged in Yihye’s chest, and despite the aid of passersby, including a Magen David Adom paramedic who studies at the school, an MDA team was unable to resuscitate him.Another student in the school’s parking lot was wounded in the leg by shrapnel, a victim of a second volley of Kassams that hit the Sderot area in less than 90 minutes.Further:Yechiah is survived by his wife, Esther, and four children: Niv, who is currently serving in the Israel Defense Forces, Lital, a 17-year-old high school pupil, her 14-year-old sister Coral and 8-year-old brother Idan.The head of the Merchavim Regional Council, Avner Mory, was Yechiah’s distant relative. He said Roni Yechiah is survived by 10 brothers. He recalled that five years ago, the family struggled to fund a badly-needed kidney transplant for Yechiah.Before the transplant, Mory said, Yechiah worked for a large construction company as the operator of a cement-mixer. Yechiah began studying logistics at Sapir after completing a long process of convalescence. His funeral is scheduled to take place today at 3 P.M. at the Btecha cemetery.Yechiah was the first Israeli killed by a rocket since May, when two died in separate attacks. ‘We call on the government to do everything it possibly can to stop this carnage,’ Mory said.’The people of Sderot and the towns around the Gaza Strip must not be made to live their lives like this, not knowing whether they will be next,’ he added.Roni Yechiah, Zichrono LiVracha [Blessed Be His Memory].Ismail Haniyeh and Ehud Olmert, Rot In Hell.Thanks to reader BB for the tip on the airstrikes on Haniyeh’s office.”(Via Debbie Schlussel.)

     

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    ABC: Foreign Pilots Still Training @ Flight Schools; The Hypocrisy of ABC News

    Posted by avideditor on February 28, 2008

    It looks like ABC is bipolar. Well at least it exposes the truth some times unlike MSNBC. 

    ABC: Foreign Pilots Still Training @ Flight Schools; The Hypocrisy of ABC News: “By Debbie Schlussel

    I’m confused, dear readers. Maybe you can help explain this inconsistency to me and make things jibe.Tonight, on ABC’s ‘World News Tonight,’ investigative reporter Brian Ross reports that thousands of foreigners are taking flying lessons at domestic flight schools, and it could be ‘another 9/11.’ ABC’s publicists sent me an alert about the story and told me it’s a ‘9/11 Redux.’ Therefore, I need to be concerned.But the amorphous, general ‘foreigners’ at pilot schools are not necessarily the specific category of those who took flight lessons and downed four planes on 9/11, murdering almost 3,000 Americans. It was ARAB MUSLIM foreigners who trained at flight schools who did it.abcnewstoilet.jpgPhoto From MediaBistroBut, last night, ABC News told me–in an hour-long primetime news special–that if I refuse to service Muslims at my place of business, I’m prejudiced–‘Islamophobic!’ And violating the law, they told all viewers.I’m confused.So, which is it? If I refuse to serve Arab Muslim aliens at flight schools, I’m bigoted. But if I refuse to serve the general ‘foreign pilots,’ then I’m an American hero preventing another 9/11.Sorry, but I’m not the one who is mixed up when it comes to suspicious Muslims at businesses in America.ABC is. If you can’t get it straight, ABC News, don’t lecture us about the manufactured ‘Islamophobic’ Americans who are just Americans that remember who attacked us on 9/11 and well before and ever since.”

    (Via Debbie Schlussel.)

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    Medved: Is Islam Itself the Enemy? Kosovo?

    Posted by avideditor on February 28, 2008

    I think the true enemy are Jihadis, not all Islam just like Medved . But I think most people that practice Islam are Jihadis. I think in order to win the war on terror theIslam needs to go through an enlightenment. Medved lost me when he relates this to Kosovo. Do any 0f my readers have any proof of genocide? Isn’t there a big Al Queda and Wahbbi presence in Kosovo? Please leave your evidence as comments.  I read Daniel Pearl and he said there was no genocide. After the Al Dura tape hoax I need unbaised evidence before I accept anything that sounds like Jihadi Propiganda.  I would appreciate feed back from my readers on these two questions.  

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    Australian Moonbat Lawyer Raves and Equates Jihadis with Jews

    Posted by avideditor on February 28, 2008

    I think a friend of mine had the best response to the Lawyer equating Jihadis to Jews:”Those who point to the Torah and say it involves violent destruction of cities obviously doesnt understand what the Torah says. The only land the Jewish people must occupy is Israel. There is no command to destroy infidels or to rise up against non-Jewish nations. Those who think otherwise need to re-read what the Torah says. It is obvious this lawyer is a nut-case and is only twisting the words of Torah to suit his twisted world view.”

    Australian Moonbat Lawyer Raves:”The United States isn’t the only country plagued with delusional moonbat attorneys: Jury asked to consider ‘America’s evil’.

     

    THE jury in Australia’s largest terrorism case has been asked to consider the ‘evil’ America has done, as a court judges 12 Melbourne men accused of plotting to commit ‘violent jihad’.Opening the defence case today, lawyer Remy van de Wiel, QC, told the jury America had suffered an enormous blow to its pride as a result of the September 11 World Trade Center attack. Mr Van de Wiel described the attacks as ‘evil and shocking’.‘But don’t forget, America has done many evil things too,’ Mr van de Wiel told the court.He also told the Victorian Supreme Court jury to be cautious about forming the opinion that Osama bin Laden, who it has heard was a hero to the leader of the Melbourne group, was responsible for the 9/11 attacks.‘To say this was all orchestrated by Osama bin Laden is also very silly,’ he said. ‘He has never claimed responsibility.’Mr Van de Wiel, who is representing Abdul Nacer Benbrika, the alleged leader of the group, also told the jury similarities existed between the teachings of the Bible and the Koran. He pointed to sections of the Bible which detailed the ‘fanatical destruction of whole cities’ and spoke of a ‘fanatical, vengeful God’.(Via Little Green Footballs.)

     

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