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Posted by ageofpericles on May 11, 2009

Crossposted from Age Of Pericles
A Potential But Unlikely Victim

Lovers of aged steel nationwide are up in arms about a new measure championed by the UAW and the ever congruent President. The bills, known officially as H.R. 520 and S. 247 but colloquially as “Cash for Clunkers”, both propose issuing a voucher to consumers in exchange for the destruction of their old (yes, both bills capitalize the term) High Fuel Consumption Vehicle. Overall, the bills are just another species of how myopic government reaction can have far-reaching negative consequences in unexpected areas.
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There is No Such Thing as Palestinian People

Posted by Glezele Vayne on May 11, 2009


There are Arabs who live in a region once called Palestine. There was never a nation called the Palestinian people. This is a modern day myth, created for political purposes…nay, for purposes of stealth warfare. Before the State of Israel was reborn, Jews were called Palestinians.

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The native people of this land never called it Palestine. It was either Judea, or Samaria, or the Galilee, or the Negev. It was Eretz Israel.  Romans, famed for gate-crashing raids, invasions, usurpations of native peoples, these Romans named it Palestina as one last dig — against the most troublesome province they’d ever conquered — Judea, who refused to submit to them for any appreciable length of time. This was extremely costly for Rome. In a parting kiss of death, as they murdered, enslaved and exiled most of us, in an attempt to permanently sever us from our land and hopefully destroy us from the face of the earth, they renamed the land Palastina.

The territory is still not a nation called Palestine. Now it is the “disputed territories”, despite the delusions of Arab mapmakers. Don’t believe me?

WorldNetDaily’s Joseph Farah wrote an article entitled “Palestinian People Do Not Exist

Here’s part of a post at Almost Eden (great photo BTW). I’d love to get my hands on a copy of the article from the Trouw.  As far as I can tell, their internet archives only go back as far as 1992.

“On March 31, 1977 the Dutch newspaper Trouw published an interview with Palestine Liberation Organization executive committee member Zahir Muhsein. His statements were also later published in the Boston Herald and you’ll find them at various Internet sites as well. Here’s what he said:

‘The Palestinian people does not exist. The creation of a Palestinian state is only a means for continuing our struggle against the state of Israel for our Arab unity. In reality today there is no difference between Jordanians, Palestinians, Syrians and Lebanese. Only for political and tactical reasons do we speak today about the existence of a Palestinian people, since Arab national interests demand that we posit the existence of a distinct “Palestinian people” to oppose Zionism.

‘For tactical reasons, Jordan, which is a sovereign state with defined borders, cannot raise claims to Haifa and Jaffa, while as a Palestinian, I can undoubtedly demand Haifa, Jaffa, Beer-Sheva and Jerusalem. However, the moment we reclaim our right to all of Palestine, we will not wait even a minute to unite Palestine and Jordan.”

How does Jordan feel about this statement?

‘King Abdullah in 1948: “Palestine and Jordan are one…

‘Prince Hassan of the Jordanian National Assembly on February 2, 1970: “Palestine is Jordan and Jordan is Palestine; there is only one land, with one history and one and the same fate”.

‘Abdul Hamid Sharif, Prime Minister of Jordan in 1980: “The Palestinians and Jordanians do not belong to different nationalities. They hold the same Jordanian passports, are Arabs and have the same Jordanian culture.”

‘King Hussein in 1981: “The truth is that Jordan is Palestine and Palestine is Jordan.’

And here’s what a few Arab-Americans have to say:

‘Distinguished Arab-American Princeton University historian Philip Hitti testified before the Anglo-American Committee, ‘There is no such thing as ‘Palestine’ in history.’

However, there were "Indian Nations" when Europeans came to occupy North America, and that can be proven without a doubt. They're still with us, their sovereign life restricted to a mere shadow of what it was when Europeans arrived with a mind to steal from these innocent, overly trusting people.

However, there were "Indian Nations" when Europeans came to occupy North America, and that can be proven without a doubt. They're still with us, their sovereign life restricted to a mere shadow of what it was when Europeans arrived with a mind to steal from these innocent, overly trusting people.

From Schmoozing with Elya & Ellie Katz

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UN Security Council: New Arab State Urgently Needed

Posted by Glezele Vayne on May 11, 2009

by Nissan Ratzlav-Katz


The United Nations Security Council issued a statement Monday calling for the creation of a new Arab state in Judea, Samaria and Gaza and the cessation of Jewish development in those same areas. Israel rejected the
The U.N. also specifically called on Israel to cease all further development of Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria.
involvement of the Security Council in what it sees as a bilateral issue.

The declaration, affirmed by 15 member states, was presented by Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov. Russia currently chairs the Council.

‘Urgent Efforts’ to Create a New Arab State
“The Council reiterates its call for renewed and urgent efforts by the parties and the international community to achieve a comprehensive, just and lasting peace in the Middle East, based on the vision of a region where two democratic states, Israel and Palestine, will live side by side in peace, within secure and recognized borders,” the U.N. Security Council declared.

To that end, the Council encouraged the Quartet – the U.N., the U.S., Russia and the European Union – “to support the parties in their efforts to achieve a comprehensive, just and lasting peace in the Middle East.”

The Council also called for a comprehensive Middle East peace agreement, including between Israel and Syria.

In her comments to the Council, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice added: “This is a moment that should not be lost and that is why the United States and others are redoubling our efforts to achieve a lasting two-state solution.”

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A resident stranger, as referred to in the Torah, was one who was willing to abide by Torah law, living in peace among the Jewish people. As for those who would continue harassing the Jewish people within the land, refusing to abide by the Torah, they were indeed to be driven out. Many Arabs living in the disputed territories, and even within the current borders of modern Israel certainly qualify as enemies of the Jewish people, and state exactly that, proudly, repeatedly. These were the Arabs that R’ Kahane said “must go”. If one reads his books, one will find that he made a provision for non-Jews who swore an oath of loyalty to Israel, and were committed to living among the Jewish people in the Land, in peace and according to Jewish Law. These are known as “righteous gentiles” and are honored in the Torah.

There are Druzim, Armenians, Circasions, Christians of all stripes, and Arabs who live in Israel and in the disputed territories that qualify as “righteous gentiles”. Of course, those people would be able to stay. Only the bloodthirsty, the permanently belligerent people must go, and R’ Kahane made that clear in his writings. The MSM did their best to cover that part of R’ Kahane’s agenda. — Ellie Katz

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A Futile Plea to the Media: Please Make Up Your Damn Mind

Posted by ghostofsparta on May 11, 2009

(Crossposted at http://paranoidpyro8503.blogspot.com/2009/05/futile-plea-to-media-please-make-up.html)

Look, I’m a conservative. I make no secret of that fact. And as a conservative, I fall into the stereotype of thinking the media has a liberal bias, sometimes overwhelmingly so. Most of the time I don’t care, beacuse I’ve learned to decipher stories in such a way as to absorb facts are reject opinion. It took some work, but I’m fairly skilled at it now (at least I think so).

Now I have no problem with journalists injecting opinions into stories they write. They have freedom of speech and freedom of the press, and I won’t begrude them those rights (even if they don’t want to allow me my freedom to own a gun….but that’s a different rant for a different time). It only becomes a problem when they try to present opinion as fact.

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Texas Pro-abortion Catholic Representative Jessica Ferrar Introduces Pro-Infanticide Bill

Posted by Glezele Vayne on May 11, 2009


Hat tip: Halfdone & Gateway Pundit

A Texas Democrat introduced the “Infanticide Bill” this week.
Cassy Fiano reported on this disgusting bill:

It defines infanticide as:

A person commits an offense if the person wilfully by an act or omission causes the death of a child to whom the person gave birth within the 12-month period preceding the child’s death

The bill says that infanticide should not be prosecuted as murder, though, as long as:

… at the time of the act or omission, the person’s judgment was impaired as a result of the effects of giving birth or the effects of lactation following the birth.

Infanticide would become a felony, punishable by no more than two years in prison, with a minimum of 180 days, and/or a fine of no more than $10,000.


As one commenter at Gateway Pundit put it “I am without words.” — Ellie Katz

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The Pope wants to split Israel in two. Why does he not just split the Vatican in two and let the rocket shooting jihadis live there?

Posted by avideditor on May 11, 2009

The jihadi apologizing pope is making me sick.Why does he not just split the Vatican in two and let the rocket shooting jihadis live there? Do you think it is anti-semitic or just ignorant?

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Abbas Rejects Talks with Israel; Abdullah Warns: War or Peace

Posted by Glezele Vayne on May 11, 2009


by Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu


PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas has rejected talks with Israel at this time, according to the Hebrew-language Maariv newspaper, apparently waiting for the outcome of next week’s meeting between U.S. President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu. Last week, the Prime Minister offered to return to the negotiating table immediately and without any pre-conditions.

The Arab world is expecting the U.S. to pressure Israel into specifically accepting the “two-state solution” and halting all construction in Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria. The discussions in Washington are being billed as crucial to the future of the Middle East.

Prime Minister Netanyahu has maintained the PA must become more stable economically and politically before a new Arab state can be created alongside the Jewish State, a concept that PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas has rejected.

Israel fears that the objective of the Arab world is to allow the return of several million Arabs who claim to be descendants of former residents in the country. The result would be the domination of Arabs in Israel.

Abbas has conducted a determined single-minded four-year campaign to win international backing for a new PA state based on the Saudi Arabian 2002 Peace Plan that calls for Arab immigration and a new Arab country to be established on all of the land of Judea, Gaza and Samaria, including the Old City of Jerusalem.

The PA includes 250,000 Jews in Jerusalem neighborhoods which were restored to Israel in the Six-Day War in 1967. The municipality annexed the neighborhoods, including Gilo, Talpiot, Ramot and French Hill, into the capital more than 20 years ago, but the international community has not accepted the change.

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Mystery of message in a bottle found at Auschwitz solved

Posted by Glezele Vayne on May 11, 2009



Found at Yahoo…

I’ve recently 2 or 3 good stories there in the last couple of weeks. I guess they figured out I wasn’t paying attention.. — Ellie

by Stanislaw Waszak Sat May 9, 12:01 pm ET

WARSAW (AFP) – Sixty-five years ago Waclaw Sobczak hid a message in a bottle between the bricks of a wall in a building of the Nazi German Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp, a last sign of life as he prepared to die.

“I put the bottle in the wall,” Sobczak, 84, who survived Auschwitz but still bears the ID number — 145664 — the Nazis tattooed on his forearm, told AFP via telephone from his home in Wrabczyn, western Poland.

“It was an attempt to leave a trace of our existence as we thought we were going to die,” said Sobczak, sent to Auschwitz in 1943 as a slave labourer.

The note in the bottle written September 20, 1944 included Sobczak’s name and Auschwitz ID number along with those of five other fellow Poles and one Frenchman, all Auschwitz slaves at the time aged 18 to 20.

It was found in April by chance by workers demolishing a wall in what is now a school, but was part of the death camp during World War II.

Since, it has emerged that three of the men on the list are still alive.

“We were taught how to be masons by engineers and master masons, primarily French Jews,” said Karol Czekalski, 83, another of the Poles named on the list, which was formally handed over to the Auschwitz-Birkenau museum in southern Poland, this month.

“From the spring of 1944 some of the apprentices were deemed ready to work,” he added. “They joined the ‘Luftschutzbunkerbau’ responsible for building anti-air raid bunkers.”

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