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Hamas: It Happened...But Jews Did It

April 30, 2008 |

Last week, in lieu of another Assud the Jew-Eating Bunny re-run, the elected Hamas' Al-Aqsa television station opted to air a "documentary" claiming that Jewish leaders concocted the mass execution of handicapped Jews to avoid having to support them, and to "play it for world sympathy."

Al-Aqsa TV is entirely owned and controlled by the Hamas leadership in Gaza. Here's a clip in case you missed the broadcast, which is aired via satellite to the entire Arab world:

The ironic thing is, Hamas doesn't give two hijabs about its population in Gaza. Just like the race-baiters of America (Wright, Jackson, Sharpton, et al), Hamas is reliant on the lack of Palestinian "sovereignty" to carry out its genocidal dream. And no, I'm not playing the "Holocaust card;" if you don't know by now that Hamas (and many Palestinians in Gaza for that matter, as is the case in the following paragraph) has more to celebrate from dead Jews than living Arabs, you should probably go work for CAIR.

I know you haven't forgotten the murder of 8 religious students in Jerusalem's Mercaz Harav Yeshiva last month. In Gaza City, after hearing news of the attack, residents poured into the streets firing rifles into the air and shouting in celebration. If you guessed "Allahu-Akhbar," you're right.

What were they celebrating? That the world is a better place now that there are 8 fewer Jews living in it. When was the last time Israelis took to the streets with cries of "Baruch Hashem" after Palestinian civilians were killed (the way Hamas likes it) in an IAF attack? A handful of dead Arabs is just fine as long as it's something more Hamas can use against Israel.

Why do you think Hamas has an interest in disrupting the passage of fuel and humanitarian aid, which can then be used to accuse Israel of carrying out a slow-bleed genocide? Because the destruction of Israel comes first. The welfare of the Palestinian people comes second (arguably last). Arabs may speak of living in the "cage" that is Gaza, but what they aren't seeing (because Hamas and its televised propaganda don't want them to) is that the bars on that cage are being reinforced by their leadership every day.

The leaders of Gaza place intrinsic value on the killing of Jews, not for the sake of advancing the Palestinian cause (which murdering unarmed religious students who aren't even eligible to enlist in the IDF does not do), but simply for the sake of increasing the number of dead Jews.

An Israeli man actually carried out the very same type of senseless murder against Palestinian civilians once. Were it not for one key difference, this fact could almost be used as evidence against a moral difference between the Palestinians, Israelis, and their respective leaders.

But there was a key difference. That single act of barbaric depravity led to the largest and most widespread demonstrations in Israel's history -- demonstrations all aimed at protesting a Jew doing something that wicked. There's more than a fence separating Gaza and Israel. There is a moral gulf.

If you think an armed Israeli slaughtering Palestinian civilians is as evil as an armed Palestinian slaughtering Israeli students, you are in the realm of moral clarity. Yet, as was shown on the morning of 9/11 when Palestinians celebrated the murder of thousands of innocent Americans, the realm of moral clarity is a place Palestinians seldom find themselves.

But is the blame really to lay squarely and solely on the shoulders of the people themselves? How do you think your children would turn out with this kind of perverse brainwashing pouring of the TV every night? Joseph Goebbels, the conductor of the orchestra that was Nazi propaganda (even from his bunker as the Third Reich was disintegrating), had nothing on Hamas TV. The Islamists are the Nazis of our time.

But don't tell Jimmy Carter.

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Religion of Pieces

April 29, 2008 |

You probably don't know who Mohammad Abbad is (and you never will if your television remains tuned to CNN), but you should know he is currently on trial in Istanbul. If found guilty, he could lose his children, his marriage, his property, and his home. What was his crime?

He chose to leave Islam and convert to Christianity, otherwise known as apostasy. According to the story, the 40 year-old Jordanian fled his home country after Muslims "violently attacked him and his 10 year-old son in their home." These men sound particularly understanding. These men sound particularly peaceful.

Abbad says he can’t win the case as long as he maintains that he converted from Islam to Christianity. He says:

"The court will annul my marriage, I will be deprived of my kids, I will be with no ID or passport, and my properties will be confiscated."

Turkey is no stranger to Muslim-on-Christian violence. Last year, three employees of a Bible publishing house were murdered after being attacked by men who openly stated they "carried out the killings to protect Islam." A Turkish newspaper also quoted the man as saying:

"We didn't do this for ourselves, but for our religion. Our religion is being destroyed. Let this be a lesson to enemies of our religion."

Your religion is being destroyed? It seems as if it's the other way around. It seems as if the forces that have perverted your religion and wrapped themselves in it (forces which include you, you schmuck), are destroying everyone else's. So why don't you come out and say it?

The enemy of your religion is liberty, and you know it.


Islamic Submission or Carbon Emissions?

April 28, 2008 |

Last week's cover of Time magazine is the most poignant example of exactly where those on the Left have found themselves.

I'm sure you're familiar with the iconic image of U.S. soldiers planting an American flag on the island of Iwo Jima, where over 6,000 Marines were killed. Take a look at the alteration Time Magazine thought was appropriate:

Above: No more do we simply "address"
global warming. Now it's a "war."

There is nothing more telling of where the Left's priorities lie than this picture. Don't take this as condemnation - take it as clarification. Liberals have become anti-war, not anti-evil, and are therefore missing in action in the war against radical Islam. The threat of submitting to the will of the Islamists is a "scare tactic," but a human-induced global warming catastrophe is not.

How many times will you find the phrase "Islamic Terror" in any of the Democratic debate transcripts? Try zero. When you ignore true evil by regarding it as a mere "scare tactic," you have to manufacture something to take its place. Time magazine to the rescue.

What is despicable about the cover, and I shouldn't have to tell you this, is that it equates those who fight carbon-dioxide emissions with those who gave their lives to fight Japanese imperialists and German fascism.

What must you give up to fight "climate change?" Carbon dioxide does not aim to convert or murder your family, and will not have you seeking refuge after threats have been made on your life for speaking out against it.

But it sure makes liberals feel good, doesn't it? Yes, we're just as noble and heroic as the soldiers on that tiny island, bravely leading the charge in the battle against the seminal evil of the modern world: climate change.

It's not heroism. It's deceptive, pathetic, and cheap.

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Friday Quote Remix

April 18, 2008 |

"The war against illegal plunder has been fought since the beginning of the world. But how is legal plunder to be identified? Quite simply. See if the law takes from some persons what belongs to them, and gives it to other persons to whom it does not belong. See if the law benefits one citizen at the expense of another by doing what the citizen himself cannot do without committing a crime."
-Frederic Bastiat (1850)

"The truth is, most Americans don't want much. Folks don't want the whole pie. Most Americans feel blessed to thrive just a little bit. But that's out of reach for them. The truth is, in order to get things like universal health care and a revamped education system, then someone is going to have to give up a piece of their pie so that someone else can have more."
Michelle Obama (2008)


Ein Minuten Bitter

April 17, 2008 |

Not many people seem to be making the connection between Obama's "bitter" remarks and Marxist philosophy, which has molded his world-view ever since he developed a soft spot for Leftist professors and student groups in high school and college.

I've been so sick of seeing and hearing this man I haven't wanted to pay any attention to this, but since this happened nearly a week ago, here's a refresher. While speaking at a private fund-raiser in San Fransisco (with not exactly working class attendees), Barack tried to explain his difficulty winning over working class voters by stating the following:
"It's not surprising, then, they get bitter, they cling to guns or religion or antipathy to people who aren't like them or anti-immigrant sentiment or anti-trade sentiment as a way to explain their frustrations."
Rewind. This is a defining idea for Leftists; the idea that people derive their values and social positions from their economic standpoint in life. It is as if Leftists don't think people with these values actually believe what they say they do. They can't understand why one would embrace God, or self defense, or the protection of our borders, so it all gets blamed on economics.

If you are a conservative, you are immersed in left-wing views, From elementary school, high school, college (emphasis here), in newspapers, on television, in the movies, in music...left-wing views are everywhere - in fact they have almost become fashionable.

However, you can go a long time without having to really confront right-wing sentiment. You won't have to in elementary school, where games of tag are banned for being too "aggressive." You won't have to in high school or college, where the majority of professors and administrators are decidedly Leftist. As a generality, liberals tend to only associate with other liberals. If you have conservative views, you are at best an idiot and at worst "evil."

People on the right believe liberals are wrong, even foolish, but still well-meaning. It's a noble thing to want everyone to have health care, conservatives just don't agree that the government is the answer. People on the left seem to think conservatives are not just wrong, they're bad. They're evil. They are manipulative, racist, and greedy. But back to Obama...

What Obama said about "clinging" to religion is an exact parallel to what Marx had to say on the subject. Marx said that "Religion is the opiate of the masses." Leftists bemoan religion because of the belief that religion will immunize you from revolution. If your life is full of misery under capitalism, it will stay that way, because the people will never seek "change" as long as the opiate of religion has them sedated.

Notice how he used the word "cling," not "embrace." Marx wanted religion gone, because it was the only thing that would prevent revolution ("change").

The world "materialist" is thrown around a lot, but I think it matters here. Obama sees people's views stemming from their material standpoint - their economic position. It means only the physical and economically tangible is real.

They also cling to guns? There are just as many wealthy pro-gun rights Americans as there are poor pro-gun rights Americans. What he said was utter nonsense. It's a non-sequitur. What about Charlton Heston, one of the most prominent voices for gun rights in American history? Did he cling to guns because he was economically disadvantaged? Because he was bitter?

We know Michelle is bitter. We know Jeremiah is bitter.

He also mentions that they "vote on issues like gay marriage." Again, he is illustrating contempt for those who don't believe marriage should be redefined, as well as portraying this position as illegitimate and trying to use economics to explain it away.

As for antipathy to people who aren't like them...he's calling them xenophobic and racist. Because they are bitter over job loss and a faltering economy? It means there is only one explanation for every position in life: an economic explanation. If you are a racist, you must be going through some tough economic times.

Also, notice he said "anti-immigrant," not anti-illegal immigrant. This was not a mistake, it's a clever trick pulled by those on the left inside and outside of the media. If you repeat it often enough, it's no longer a crime dissolving our nation. He's calling them racists, not people who want to see the laws of our country upheld.

Anti-trade? Hasn't Obama expressed anti-trade sentiment himself? Hasn't he spoken out against NAFTA and a free trade agreement with Columbia? Did he lose a job or something? Come to think of it, has he ever had one? My apologies for that last comment; it was a baseless personal attack.

I guess I'm just bitter.


Peanuts for Palestine

April 16, 2008 |

I don't care that Jimmy Carter sees it fit to undermine the wishes of his government and insert himself into sensitive world affairs. I really don't care that he seems to omit certain parts of history and perpetuate anti-Israeli sentiment.

But how can you support Jimmy Carter laying a wreath on Yasser Arafat's grave, essentially venerating an outright murderer? Maybe he can make a stop in Magdeburg and drop off some flowers near Adolf's remains? This is totally unnecessary and proves that while Arab leaders' money is in Carter's pockets, Carter is in the pockets of Arab leaders. And they're laughing at us.

Take a look at some words from the man Carter thought deserved to be commemorated:

"Peace for us means the destruction of Israel."

"We will not bend or fail until the blood of every last Jew from the youngest child to the oldest elder is spilt [sic]"

"We plan to eliminate the state of Israel and establish a purely Palestinian state.

"We will make life unbearable for Jews by psychological warfare and population explosion."

Why doesn't Carter lay wreaths on the graves of the Israeli men, women, and children killed in public places by Arafat's suicide bombers? Or the Jewish children killed a month ago in Jerusalem by a Palestinian murderer? Oh, I'm sorry, would you prefer "armed militant" or "freedom fighter?" It really takes a "freedom fighter" to shoot children in the back.

And this was just Arafat's position on Jews and Israel. What did he do for the Palestinians? For one, he kept them in poverty. He was an embezzler of the lowest order, effectively taking money he was not entitled to. Even Arafat's wife, upon her exile to Europe, took hundreds of millions of dollars which rightfully belonged to the Palestinian people. Arafat was no less a stranger to thievery than he was to murder, and during his last years he took nearly $2 million dollars a month from the Palestinians to line his own pockets.

Speaking of money, it's time to follow the trail. Can you guess which of the following entities have donated enormous sums to the Carter Center?

  • The government of Saudi Arabia
  • Saudi prince Alwaleed bin Talal bin Abdul Aziz al-Saud
  • The Sultanate of Oman (and the sultan himself)
  • The government of the United Arab Emirates
  • Osama's brother Bakr BinLadin, for none other than the Saudi BinLadin Group
  • Saudi Arabian and Kuwaiti development funds
  • OPEC development funds (including Middle East states, Nigeria, and Venezuela)
The answer is all of the above. Is it any surprise that the peanut farmer's anti-Israeli views happen to coincide with the source of this questionable funding (ahem, the Arab world)? Carter says:

"I think there is no doubt that if Israel is ever going to find peace...Hamas will have to be included in the process."

Above: Follow the money.

No, Hamas will have to be obliterated from the process. How many times does someone have to tell you their only goal is to destroy you (not to "find peace") before you destroy them first? Not the Palestinians. Not Gaza. Hamas. Hamas has got to go.

I want to tell Gaza the same thing I want to tell Americans: Throw the schmucks out, including Jimmy Carter. He has more business picking peanuts in Plains than talking to murderers one day and pretending to like matzah the next.

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The Clerics of King Carter's Court

April 15, 2008 |

Courtesy of MEMRI, here is just a sample of the rhetoric that comes from the mouths of the very people with whom Jimmy Carter wants to have "dialogue:"

Are you still in denial that radical Islamisation is an existential threat to Europe and the rest of the free world? Have you yet swallowed the lie that Hamas wants peace? Have you yet bought the package of deceit telling you that this throw-back militant group has the interests of the Palestinians at heart? The very same group who, just one month ago, praised the murder of innocent religious students (ahem, children) in a Jerusalem Yeshiva?

Above: How quickly we forget.

Then you go talk to them, and be sure to leave a forwarding address so your severed infidelic head can be mailed back to the States.

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Tibetan Hypothetical

April 14, 2008 |

Forget about Iraq. Forget about Afghanistan. If tomorrow, the President came on the radio and announced that:

"The liberation of the Tibetan people is a moral imperative," and

"The region is home to one of the world's most wretched cases of human injustice and civil rights abuses" and

"The United States will not stand by the bloodshed of decent people, be it in Asia or Nazi Germany," and

"The United States Armed Forces are being deployed to the region in order to defend the people of Tibet and quell Chinese aggression..."

...how many Americans with "Free Tibet" bumper stickers would replace them with stickers that read "War is Not the Answer?"


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