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Optimism at the WH!

April 19th, 2014 No comments

“… Our Administration contacts tell us that new sanctions are under preparation that would, as one senior official put it to us, “extract serious pain from the Russian financial sector”. The hope in Washington is that these can be avoided. One key reason is the importance of preserving a constructive Russian contribution to the ongoing nuclear talks with Iran. With signs of Iranian compliance on its undertakings to dilute its stockpile of fissile material, State Department officials have told us that their optimism that a deal can be reached by the late July deadline is rising. All concerned acknowledge that the deal will have to be 100% watertight to pass muster among a very skeptical audience on Capitol Hill. The Administration needs legislative changes if it is to reduce sanctions, so cannot afford to alienate Congress if it is to fulfill its side of any final agreement…”


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Father Frans in His Own Words : ‘The Syrian ‘rebellion’ was weaponized from day one!’

April 19th, 2014 No comments

In his own words:

“… From the start, the protest movements were not purely peaceful. From the start I saw armed demonstrators marching along in the protests, who began to shoot at the police first. Very often the violence of the security forces has been a reaction to the brutal violence of the armed rebels…”


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Comment on Fox News asks Rand Paul if Reid is right to “call Americans” “Domestic Terrorists” by Juan Cole

April 19th, 2014 No comments

that was a satire, not a real story.

And, since half the 2.4 million people in America’s prison gulag are African-American, the idea that they are being treated with kid gloves is ridiculous.

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Comment on Fox News asks Rand Paul if Reid is right to “call Americans” “Domestic Terrorists” by Keone Michaels

April 19th, 2014 No comments

Thank you Mr. Reid. You are courageous and thoughtful in my humble opinion.

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Comment on Fox News asks Rand Paul if Reid is right to “call Americans” “Domestic Terrorists” by rjlynn

April 19th, 2014 No comments

So, are the liberals now going to start screaming at the black people who illegally planted a garded on our defunt armory? That defunt armory belongs to us taxpayers and it’s being managed for our benefit by the Goverment. The court has weighed in. Will the liberals be happy when the New Black Panthers are attacked and the garden is returned to the benevolent control of our beloved Agencies?

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Lebanese shepherds kidnapped by Israeli terrorists

April 19th, 2014 No comments
The other day, Israeli terrorist soldiers kidnapped YET AGAIN, Lebanese shepherds (five in total and two remain as hostages).  Of all the Western correspondents in Beirut, not one of them wrote about the story.  Imagine if those were Israeli civilians who were kidnapped by Hizbullah forces?

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Thatcher visits Bin Laden and his fridnds-in-arms

April 19th, 2014 No comments
Watch here. (thanks Nu`man)

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Kerry’s fake document in the Ukraine

April 19th, 2014 No comments
From K: “you must have been sent this already, but it’s hilarious:  on RT:  “‘Letter to Jews’, which Kerry cited, appears to be fake” –

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Two killed in Bahrain car blast

April 19th, 2014 No comments
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Tabsir Redux: The Last American, #1

April 19th, 2014 No comments

There was a time when “Oriental Tales” were the rage of the age. Montesquieu penned Lettres Persanes in 1721 and Oliver Goldsmith followed up several decades later with The Citizen of the World. But I recently came across a late 19th century text about a future visit of a Persian Prince and Admiral to the ruins of a land known as Mehrica. This is The Last American and purports to be the journal of Khan-Li, a rather bizarre name for a Persian but so thoroughly Orientalist in mode. The admiral visits America in 1990 ( a century after the book was written), when American is in ruins, following the massacre of the Protestants in 1907 and the overthrow of the Murfey dynasty in 1930. But let the introduction to the text set up the marvels…

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