The Palestinization of America’s southern border is nearly complete.
Call in the clown prosecution service - a spate of red-nosed crime has been reported across Greater Manchester.
Police dealt with 19 incidents involving people dressed as clowns last year, and most were no laughing matter.
Disguised with colourful wigs and white facepaint, smiling crooks carried out bogus charity collections, vandalised property and even carried out robberies, an FOI has revealed.
Saudi diary giant Almarai company last week bought farmland in the United States, in a deal worth $47.5m (178m Saudi riyals).
The land, purchased in the rural area of Vicksburg in the state of Arizona, covers an area of 40 square kilometres (9,880 acres), the kingdom’s state news agency reported.
In an advertisement published on Sunday, Almarai said that they intended to use the land to cultivate alfalfa and export it to the kingdom.
The transaction was made through a wholly-owned U.S.-based subsidiary of Almarai, and was funded through the company’s own resources.
Saudi Arabia recently decided to phase out domestic grain production in a bid to preserve the country's water supply, newspaper the Saudi Gazette reported in February.
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Saudi Arabia is making sure it will be able to feed its population.
Abu Ghaith is charged with conspiring to kill Americans and providing material support to al-Qaida. How is his case playing out in the courtroom? Hari Sreenivasan speaks with Chris Matthews, who is covering the case for the Wall Street Journal, about the details of the trial.
The European Union’s foreign policy chief, Catherine Ashton, said on Sunday that there was “no guarantee” that Iran and world powers would be able to reach a final, comprehensive agreement over Iran’s nuclear program.
Ms. Ashton, who talked with Iranian leaders in Tehran, represents the permanent members of the United Nations Security Council (Britain, China, France, Russia and the United States), plus Germany, known as the P5-plus-1 group, which reached a six-month, renewable interim agreement with Iran in November to limit its nuclear program, a breakthrough after more than a decade of talks.
The temporary agreement obliged Iran to stop enriching uranium to high levels and to reduce its stockpile of near-weapons-grade uranium in return for the lifting of some economic sanctions, including access to $4.2 billion in Iranian cash frozen in foreign banks.
But on Sunday, Ms. Ashton tried to temper optimism about a final deal.
“This interim agreement is really important but not as important as a comprehensive agreement,” Ms. Ashton said at a joint news conference with Iran’s foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif. Because of the “difficult” and “challenging” nature of the process, however, “there is no guarantee that we will succeed,” she added.
Mr. Zarif, who has faced pressure from Iranian hard-liners who accuse him of selling out the country’s nuclear program, emphasized that his negotiators would agree only to a deal that respected Iran’s “rights,” a reference to the nation's ability to enrich uranium independently on its own soil.
In Israel, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday at the start of a cabinet meeting in Jerusalem that Ms. Ashton should ask the Iranians about a merchant ship Israel seized in the Red Sea last week carrying what Israel described as an Iranian shipment of weapons intended for Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip. Iran has rejected Israel’s allegations.
“Nobody has the right to ignore the true and murderous actions of the regime in Tehran,” Mr. Netanyahu said, according to a statement from his press office. “I think that it would be proper for the international community to give its opinion regarding Iran’s true policy, not its propaganda.”
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Note that the European women are forced to wear head coverings. The EU might have done better if they had sent men, especially if they were not wimps. But most European men are wimps these days.
Nick Clegg’s speech to the Lib Dem Spring Conference in York is intended to position his party as the unequivocally internationalist, pluralist alternative to UKIP. He and his strategists have limited ambitions for the European elections in May, seeking only a two or three per cent bounce: after nearly four years in the abattoir of unpopularity, it would be folly for the party to aim much higher at this stage.
As Nigel Farage grows ever more rhetorically fiery, Clegg believes that there is an electoral group of “soft Tories” to be harvested, Conservative-inclined voters who wish David Cameron would confront Ukip wholeheartedly, instead of wavering between appeasement and polite disagreement. The Lib Dem leader’s speech has been crafted as an appeal to them, as well as to his own tribe – a celebration of Britain’s traditions of compassion, decency, and outward-looking magnificence.
The principal Lib Dem attack on Labour, on the other hand, is an unusual one: namely, that Ed Miliband’s party is “silent”. The Shadow Cabinet would noisily dispute that claim, of course, citing the speeches, policy announcements, Today interviews, cabaret performances, supermarket openings, tombola afternoons, visits to retirement homes and game-show appearances that have kept them clamorously busy. But there is something to the charge of “silence”, too.
In addition to the daily round of Opposition – shouting at the Government and scorning Cameron on the airwaves – Labour has stepped up a gear in its preparations for office. All parties out of power have to go through the motions of readying themselves for government, speaking to senior civil servants, as Labour has been entitled to do since last month (according to the convention established by John Major that such contact may begin 15 months before the end of a Parliament).
Much may happen in the remaining 14 months: Labour’s unity may crumble, the statistical recovery may become palpable to voters, the public may ascribe this happier economic context to Conservative measures, ever-closer scrutiny may do for the Eds. Yet, as I write, the polls suggest that Miliband is heading for an 84-seat majority in May 2015. Quietly, the party is readying itself for this. This week, the Institute for Public Policy Research publishes a fine essay by Liz Kendall, the shadow minister for care and older people, and one of the party’s rising stars, which makes the case for localisation of public services and a bold march by Labour into the terrain once marked out by Cameron as the “Big Society”.
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It is the same scenario as in the U.S. There are now so many immigrants (imported voters) that the left will win elections from here on in (when combined with sappy native leftists and the well-to-do who benefit financially from the immigrants). The tipping point has been passed.
But it is!
h/t Iron Burka & Del
The UK government has statistics on babies born in England and Wales, by country of the mother‘s birth. There is little point looking at mothers born in the UK, since so many of them are of foreign descent already.
But the statistics are interesting nevertheless. Because so many Poles have moved to the UK, they are at present in #1 spot in total babies born to non-UK mothers. They are slightly ahead of the Pakistanis.
A visual chart of this can be seen here.
But they also provide another item: an estimated Total Fertility Rate (TFR). This is the number of children born to a woman over her lifetime. If the TFR for a group is 2 (or slightly higher allowing for a few deaths) the population replaces itself. If it is less than 2, the population shrinks.
They have estimated the TFRs for the various countries, based on their data. This is a commonly used statistic. It is included in the useful CIA World Factbook, for example. (In poor countries, one must also remember that many children do not live to grow up, but this is not the case in the UK. Muslims are breeding as if they expect a high death rate, but, thanks to the generosity of the UK, it is not the case).
We already know that the TFRs for native Europeans and their descendants in North America, Australia and New Zealand are below 2.0, just as we know that the TFRs for Muslims tend to be above 2.0.
I have downloaded their Excel spreadsheet (available on their government site) and done some calculations: namely, what will the population of the next two generations be, assuming those TFRs continue to hold. Of course, they may not, but at present, we can see no reversal of the trend.
The calculation is simple: assume half the babies are female and multiply this number by the TFR. Here is what I found:
Blue: TFR between 2-3. Green: TFR over 3. Beige: TFR less than 2.
So, the Poles will fall behind within one generation. In two generations, they are well in the minority.
Another factor that comes into play is the length of a “generation.” This depends on the age at which mothers start having children. As we know, the Muslims start much younger, so their generations are shorter and this makes things even worse! (I have not included this in the above calculation because I have no data for it).
Another thing to note, especially for those countries with small numbers of birth, like Kenya, is that the TFR may reflect the fact that these are the “elites” of the that country. Elites tend to be educated and educated women have fewer children. The TFR for Kenya itself is 3.76, according to the CIA World Factbook.
However, for countries like Pakistan, the UK has clearly imported many, many non-elites. In fact, their TFR in Pakistan is given as 2.96 in the Factbook, so the better healthcare in the UK is allowing them to even more children than they would have had at home.
Blogwrath has his write up: "Before telling what happened, based on my notes, let me say a word about the media. While the courtroom is filled with Ezra’s supporters, no representatives of the media are present, other than Christie Blatchford. I already wrote about her article, in which she noticed the soft side of the Three Jihad Musketeers."
The United Arab Emirates has thrown its support behind neighboring Saudi Arabia’s decision to label the Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist organization, increasing Gulf Arab pressure on the Islamist group.
Saudi Arabia listed the 86-year-old Brotherhood along with several other groups, including al-Qaida affiliates, as terrorist organizations on Friday. Those who join or support the groups could face five to 30 years in prison under the new Saudi policy.
The Gulf moves against the Brotherhood follow an Egyptian decision to label it a terrorist organization in December. The move by the military-backed interim government in Cairo comes amid a crackdown on the group following its July ouster of the country’s first elected president, the Islamist Mohammed Morsi.
“All you old people are (deleted expletive) bitches” and “get out of my taxi you (deleted expletive) bitch”.
“I feel like I am being discriminated against.”
Cabbie of the Year - Ammar Dawood
A property developer has told residents in a suburban Douglas street that a building he owns would make a good mosque.
Businessman and director of Mountaindale Limited, Ian Abrahams wants to stage auctions at the Salisbury Street Methodist Church but has told residents in adjacent Farrant Street if they object he may offer the building for use as a mosque instead.
He tells residents: ‘A small handful of residents are objecting to any of my proposals... The building has existing use as a house of worship.
‘I have spoken to religious groups on the island including fringe churches and none wants to use the building. However I have been put in contact with a mosque in Bradford. They are interested in using it as a mosque and learning centre for about 40 pupils mainly from Bradford but a few from Pakistan.’
While the major snowstorms in parts of the US and Europe this winter have gotten a lot of the headlines, a much bigger story is the ongoing drought in many parts of the world, including parts of the United States, Asia, Australia, and elsewhere.
In California, for example, authorities have imposed emergency measures to deal with what some scientists have called the country’s worst drought in 500 years.
On his visit to California last week, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu signed an agreement with California Governor Jerry Brown to, among other things, export Israeli water technology to California to help the state better cope with drought.
“Through this agreement, California and Israel will build on their respective strengths in research and technology to confront critical problems we both face, such as water scarcity, cybersecurity and climate change,” said Brown. Of the seven areas the agreement specifies for cooperation, water conservation and management is listed first...
Boycott Jewish products? Brother Rashid, a charismatic and popular Moroccan Christian television preacher, has a few choice words for those who would divest themselves of Jewish inventions and products.
Translated by: www.israelinarabic.com
h/t Elder of Ziyon
“This centrality will be the fundamental point of our foreign and territorial policy and of Italy's EU presidency”, Renzi said at a joint press conference with Tunisian Premier Mehdi Jomaa on what is his first foreign mission as premier.
“The Mediterranean will not be a border, but the center of Europe”, Renzi said.
“The coming months will make it clear that our EU presidency will not just be a matter of institutional or economic affairs, but also a phase of ideals, values and hopes”, the young premier went on.
“The Mediterranean will be the home” of such hopes, he said.
Italy and Tunisia plan to strengthen their bilateral cooperation on immigration issues. He and Jomaa discussed “patrolling international waters in the Mediterranean Basin”, Renzi explained.
In an earlier meeting with women's groups representatives in the Tunisian capital, Renzi met with Tunisian blogger Lina Ben Mhenni, whom he quoted along with the late Nelson Mandela in a speech challenging former Democratic Party chief Pier Luigi Bersani during the 2012 primaries. “I cited you as a role model”, Renzi told the blogger.
“I lost those primaries, but I did win after that,” he added with a smile.
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What on earth does this mean? The Mediterranean will not be a border? He wants to extend the EU to North Africa? I cannot figure out the Italians. They have no anti-immigrant party, except the Northern League, which as the name suggests, is in northern Italy. Southern Italy has a quite different culture. And apparently, is not concerned with lots of Muslims.
The Coalition is facing fresh embarrassment over the issue of immigration after a senior Cabinet minister was forced to admit he employed a Portuguese cleaner.
Danny Alexander, the Chief Secretary to the Treasury, began to stutter and stumble during a live radio interview on Saturday after being asked if he employed immigrants. At first Mr Alexander, a Liberal Democrat, avoided the question.
Asked by Mishal Husain, the presenter of Radio 4’s Today programme, “Do you employ anyone from another country?” Mr Alexander replied: “Er, er, urm, er, erm … in the Treasury there are people from all around the world working in the, er, Treasury.”
Miss Husain then explained her question referred to Mr Alexander’s own household, not the large Government department where he works.
Pressed on whether he employed any foreigners, Mr Alexander finally responded: “Er, ar, er, er … we use a brilliant British, er … child minder and a, er… Portuguese lady occasionally comes in to clean our home.”
The employment of foreign domestic help by senior ministers has come under scrutiny after the apparent criticism of the practice by James Brokenshire, the new immigration minister. Mr Brokenshire, a Conservative, condemned a “wealthy metropolitan elite” for benefiting from the cheap services offered by immigrants. Their gain, he said last week in his first speech in the job, had been at the expense of “ordinary, hard-working people in this country”.
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Observations: How nice for these government types that they can afford to hire cleaners at all. Second, it is not the Portuguese that are the real problem, it is the Muslims. But there seems to be no way to stop them.
Women with children, as well as strict Muslims and young teenagers are in the audience at the unusual performance taking place this afternoon: under the close watch of his bodyguards, the Salafist preacher Pierre Vogel has stepped up onto a small stage in Bonn and is making a speech.
His aim, he says, is to clear up misunderstandings about Islam. Passers-by stop to listen and get involved, surprised by the preacher's attempts to convert the audience. The “highlight” of the afternoon comes after about twenty minutes: it is a public conversion to Islam.
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Pierre Vogel? Must be a convert...another of the fruits of Islamic immigration.
On March 9, 2014, the IDF completed the unloading and inspection of the weapons containers uncovered onboard the Klos-C. This concluded Operation Full Disclosure, aimed at preventing the smuggling of advanced weaponry from Iran to terrorist organizations in the Gaza Strip.
A Vietnamese search aircraft located fragments Sunday floating in waters off southern Vietnam that are suspected of coming from a Malaysia Airlines jetliner that went missing a day earlier with 239 people on board.
The fragments were believed to be a composite inner door and a piece of the tail, Vietnam's ministry of information and communication said in a posting on its website. They were located about 50 miles south-southwest of Tho Chu island.
Officials released photograph of one fragment floating in the water. Malaysia Airlines said it had received no confirmation regarding the suspected debris.
Flight MH370 went missing early Saturday on a flight from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, to Beijing and ships and planes scouring the waters had been unable to find it. Vietnam said earlier in the day that a Singaporean aircraft had found a yellow floating object south-southwest of Thu Chu and dispatched ships toward the area. Singapore has declined to comment.
The Vietnamese statement said that the aircraft could not land near the objects to investigate them further because of darkening conditions but would continue the identification process Monday morning.
The disappearance of the flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing triggered a search and rescue operation across portions of the Gulf of Thailand and South China Sea, involving the armed forces of several nations, including the United States, Malaysia, Vietnam and China.
The investigation into the fate of the plane has been complicated further by revelations that two passengers appeared to have boarded the plane with stolen passports, prompting airline executives and aviation officials to say that foul play can't be ruled out.
Malaysia's police chief, Inspector-General Khalid Abu Bakar, told reporters in Terengganu on the country's South China Sea coast that while police investigators "don't dismiss the possibility" of terrorism, they weren't considering it the most likely cause for the disappearance of MH370.
Rescuers are looking at the possibility that the plane could have attempted to turn back to Kuala Lumpur, "which could mean that the aircraft could be elsewhere," acting Transport Minister Hishamuddin Hussein, who also serves as Malaysia's defense minister, said at a press briefing.
Late Saturday, Vietnam reported that one of its search aircraft had spotted two oil slicks some 140 kilometers, or 87 miles, from Vietnam's coast. The slicks could be a sign that the missing plane had crashed, authorities in Hanoi said.
"I can confirm that there was an oil slick, no debris," Mr. Hishamuddin said, adding that Vietnamese authorities are on site to verify whether there is any jet fuel on the sea surface.
On Sunday afternoon, a statement issued in the name of a previously unknown group claimed that the disappearance of the plane was a political act aimed at the Chinese and Malaysian governments and referred to last week's attack in a Chinese train station by alleged Uighur separatists. It stopped short of a claim of responsibility. Malaysian officials said that they were unaware of any claim of responsibility but would investigate all possibilities...
Thirteen Syrian nuns held captive by rebels for nearly three months have been released and are on their way home, Syrian Christian leaders said Sunday.
The nuns were abducted along with other women in early December from their monastery in the ancient Christian town of Maaloula north of the Syrian capital Damascus. They were taken to the nearby rebel bastion of Yabroud, near the Lebanese border.
Christian leaders said the nuns were moved from Yabroud to the pro-rebel town of Arsal across the border in Lebanon. The area surrounding Yabroud has seen heavy clashes in recent weeks between rebels and pro-regime forces including the Iranian-backed Lebanese militia Hezbollah.
Bishop Luke al Khoury from Syria's Greek Orthodox church was among those waiting for the freed nuns at the Jdaydet Yabouss border crossing Sunday.
He said members of his church were in regular contact with the nuns by telephone and that rebels made "unrealistic and impossible demands."
Bishop Khoury, a staunch regime supporter, said the military operations in Yabroud forced the rebels to release the nuns.
"In my opinion, what the Syrian Arab army achieved in the Yabroud area and its surroundings is what made the completion of this deal very easy," he said.
Crosses have begun appearing on the doors and gateposts of Muslim Tatars in Crimea in a sinister echo of their community’s greatest tragedy 70 years ago.
In May 1944, Stalin’s police marked the houses of the Tatars, the native inhabitants of the peninsula, with crosses. Within days the entire population, almost 200,000, were branded Nazi collaborators and deported to Siberia and Central Asia. Half of them died in the first year and the remnants did not return home in large numbers until the 1990s.
Abdur Rhman Egiz, 28, a member of the Mejlis, the representative body for the Tatars, said that crosses had been spotted on doors in several towns. “They started to appear four to five days ago and that’s never happened before, or not since 1944,” he said.
The reappearance of the crosses threatens to disturb the delicate relations between the Tatars, who make up 13% of the Crimean population, and the ethnic Russian majority.
For the past week, Crimea has been in turmoil, subject to an unacknowledged Russian invasion and in the grip of surging pro-Russian nationalism fanned by Kremlin propaganda about murderous “Nazis” and “Fascists” taking power in Kiev. Last weekend, President Putin sought and received permission from the Russian parliament to send troops to Ukraine.
Russian forces have been tightening their grip in Crimea ever since. Last night armed men arriving in military trucks stormed through the gates of a missile base near Sevastopol without a shot being fired. They were reported to have left a few hours later. The Pentagon estimates that there are 20,000 Russian troops on the peninsula.
On Thursday the Crimean parliament, under a government appointed after pro-Russian gunmen seized control of the building last week, voted unanimously to secede from Ukraine and become part of Russia. The decision is expected to be endorsed by a referendum hurriedly scheduled for next Sunday, and about which no procedural details have been released.
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B'nai Brith Canada has learnt from Canadians aboard the ship that Israeli tourists were denied the right to disembark from the Norwegian Jade cruise line as it dropped anchor in the Port of Tunis.
As passengers started to prepare to visit Tunisia the Israelis were quietly told that they were not welcomed by the Tunisian Government.
The cruise line had not advised the passengers in advance that Israeli tourists would be confined to the ship.
According to some Jewish passengers, as nothing in writing or by public announcements were made the other Jews aboard were unaware that their coreligionists were being detained.
They were outraged when it became known.
According to B'nai Brith Canada's CEO,Frank Dimant, "the cruise line had a responsibility to it's passengers and advise them of this discriminatory policy in advance. Better still the cruise line should avoid ports that have such policies."
The good news is, the Canadian government only wasted $412,000.00 of your tax dollars on Tunisia.
The leaked document, purportedly a letter from one Muslim extremist to another, called it “Trojan Horse” – an operation by fundamentalists to “take over” state schools in the city of Birmingham, undermine the headteachers and ensure they were “run on Islamic principles”.
They had already, they claimed, caused “a great amount of organised disruption” in the city and “as a result now have our own academies and are on the way to getting rid of more headteachers and taking over their schools. Whilst sometimes the practices we use may not seem the correct way to do things you must remember that this is 'jihad’ and as such using all measures possible to win the war is acceptable.”
The leaked documents describe how the alleged plotters stir up “hardline” parents to attack headteachers with allegations that they are “corrupting their children with sex education, teaching about homosexuals, making their children pray Christian prayers and [carrying out] mixed swimming and sport”.
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What we have here is a failure to integrate
Two daughters of King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia claim that they and their sisters have been held against their will for the past 13 years in the royal palace compound in Jeddah.
Princesses Sahar, 42, and Jawaher, 38, have appealed for help in emails and phone calls to The Sunday Times from the closely guarded villa they say they share.
“We slowly watch each other fading into nothingness,” they wrote in an email.
They said their sister Hala, 39, held alone in another villa, had told them “that her mind is slipping away. . . that the life is being sucked out of her . . .”
A fourth sister, Maha, 41, is also held separately in another villa in the palace compound, they said.
The princesses’ explosive claims open a window onto the usually closed world of the secretive royal family in a country where women’s rights are strictly curtailed.
Their mother, Alanoud Alfayez, who is divorced from the king and lives in London, has asked the UN human rights agency to intervene.
All four are “imprisoned, held against their will, cut off from the world”, Alfayez wrote to the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR).
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"Watch these BDS bullies try to break up an anti-boycott meeting on the campus of National University of Ireland Galway, 5 March 2014. Disgraceful, but typical. Defend free speech on campus! At the lectern is Professor Alan Johnson, editor of the pro-'two states for two peoples' journal 'Fathom: for a deeper understanding of Israel and the region'. The anti-Israel fanatic shouting vile abuse, threatening the students, and trying to break up the meeting is Joseph Loughnane.
Check out Fathom for a deeper understanding of Israel and the region."
Chocolate never tasted so bad - The Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust Continues To Fund Muslim Terrorists
Charity defends decision to keep funding group fronted by terror suspect Moazzam Begg
A high-profile charity has defended its decision to continue bankrolling a controversial Islamic rights group fronted by a Birmingham man charged with attending a terror training camp in Syria.
CagePrisoners, an organisation founded by Moazzam Begg, who has recently appeared in court on terror charges, has been given £305,000 by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation Charitable Trust.
Just look at the kitty pictured above. Cute lil’ guy doncha think?
Wrong! That pilfering feline has stolen hundreds of yen worth of cat food from a helpless major convenience store… possibly to sell on the street for crack-cocaine.
Islamic Intellectual Giant Anjem Choudary Drives Al Qaeda Welcome Wagon Through London - May Face Charges
An extremist preacher who recently drove a van emblazoned with al-Qaeda logos on a busy London high street could face prosecution under the UK's anti-terror laws, according to The Sunday Times.
Hate preacher Anjem Choudary and his followers staged what is being called the “al-Qaeda van” stunt last Saturday, on a busy road in northeast London.
Video via Martin
Canadian journo Ali Mustafa, @_fbtm, a wonderful person who truly cared about human rights, was killed in a regime airstrike in Aleppo today— Elizabeth Tsurkov (@Elizrael) March 9, 2014
'Hip hop jihadist' who left £1m London home to fight in Syria says he was kidnapped, tortured & robbed by FELLOW Islamists
A British rapper who joined rebels fighting the Syrian regime has claimed he was kidnapped, tortured and robbed by members of rival Islamic terror groups.
Abdel-Majed Abdel Bary, 23, walked out of his family's £1million home in Maida Vale, west London, last year to join militant groups, telling them he was 'leaving everything for the sake of Allah'.
Now Bary - whose music has featured on BBC Radio 1 - has posted on Twitter that he and another Briton were abducted and robbed, with their money, phones and guns stolen by other jihadists.
His twitter feed.
Me & Abu Hussein al britani got kidnapped /tortured by FSA/IF scum they stole our 4 ak's and a 7mm, my vechile & our phones and cash— Terrorist (@ItsLJinny) February 12, 2014
ZD sends us a sample of Jihad Boy's work...
here I am at
Bulgarian police have recovered DNA evidence of one of the Hezbollah operatives who perpetrated the July 2012 bombing of a bus in the Black Sea resort city of Burgas, in which five Israeli tourists and a Bulgarian bus driver were killed, Sofia News Agency reported Sunday.
DNA belonging to Lebanese-born Canadian Hassan El Hajj Hassan, the man in charge of the logistics of the attack, was found at a hotel in Nesebar, a nearby resort town.
Debate over Muslim immigration in Canada takes unique turn as Canadian non-Muslim columnist defends Islamization.
The MacDonald-Laurier Institute and the Globe and Mail held a public conference recently on the phenomenon of Muslim immigration to the West, which debated whether or not the influx is bringing a culture of violence to Canada and other Western countries.
The debate was conducted between Doug Saunders, journalist for Foreign Affairs for the Globe and Mail, and Salim Mansur, a Political Science professor at the University of Western Ontario, reports Shalom Toronto.
The two addressed the following questions: Are immigrants from Muslim countries bringing violence and values that are inconsistent with Western values? Are Muslim immigrants integrating into Western society in the same ways that other ethnic minorities do? And, is Muslim immigration a threat to Canada or West?
The minaret has just been installed at the Jamia Masjid Sultania mosque in the Sneinton area of Nottingham.
I have lived in Nottingham practically my whole life, and Sneinton is a place where I once lived for a period of two years; therefore I know the area reasonably well. Or at least I thought I knew the area quite well because it has clearly changed since I lived there.
Malaysian authorities said Sunday that the identities of four passengers on a Malaysia Airlines flight that disappeared with 239 people on board are being investigated as "suspect" as the search for the missing plane resumed in the South China Sea.
Whatever Russia does in the Ukraine, we know that Britain isn’t going to do much more than say ‘dear, dear’, something that was accidentally revealed when a British official was photographed bringing a document to Downing St stating as much.
We’re not going to help for a number of reasons, one of which is that Ukraine is incredibly complicated and historically and psychologically is sort of a part of Russia, or at least the eastern half is. As for the Crimea, Russia certainly has as much right to that province as the Albanians have to Kosovo.
The force had issues with Diafwila's report writing, driving, communication, investigation, English skills, credibility and other shortcomings, that to stay on the job would pose "a significant safety risk," to himself, fellow officers and the public.
Following up on last year's International Woman's Day breaking story about the ban on female flatulence in Indonesia, we have interviewed a local female flatulence expert, Fartima Passagasiya, to see how that particular government regulation has benefitted women and minorities one year later.
"The ruling prohibiting women from farting loudly in public places has certainly boosted our overall modesty and attractiveness," says Fartima, who also runs the local branch of eSharia.com.
Kyle Rogers woke up in an ambulance Sunday morning, completely unaware of the random attack that put him there.
The 23-year-old man and his parents then investigated, eventually tracking down surveillance video showing a man running up to Rogers and sucker-punching him before walking off.
Rogers, who broke his jaw and suffered facial lacerations, told CBS 2′s Jessica Schneider he’s positive he was a victim of a “knockout game” attack.
“I’m defenseless,” said Rogers, whose mouth is wired shut. “It’s one thing if he was looking me in the face, like squaring up, but, come on, from behind? It’s like a coward move.”
Police released the surveillance video Thursday and are asking for the public’s help in tracking down the suspect, described as a black man in his 20s. See also coverage at The Daily Mail.
Just In Time For International Women's Day - Iraqi Cabinet Approves Draft Bill Legalizing Marriage Of 9 Year Old's
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - About two dozen Iraqi women demonstrated on Saturday in Baghdad against a draft law approved by the Iraqi cabinet that would permit the marriage of nine-year-old girls and automatically give child custody to fathers.
The group's protest was on International Women's Day and a week after the cabinet voted for the legislation, based on Shi'ite Islamic jurisprudence, allowing clergy to preside over marriages, divorces and inheritances. The draft now goes to parliament.
"On this day of women, women of Iraq are in mourning," the protesters shouted.
Do know that thanks to our government's ludicrous immigration policy pedophile Muslim preachers teach this vile evil in Canada.
Speaking of Pedophiles - A Queen's Adviser & Marxists pulling for pedo's
Yet another important facet of individual liberty disappeared with Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer’s veto of legislation protecting people’s right not to be forced to violate their religious principles while doing business. The governor has decided: Hang out a shingle and you must leave your deepest beliefs at home. We all are slaves to the political zeitgeist.
The issue in Arizona was not a lack of tolerance by those in business. There is no dearth of firms across Arizona willing to serve gays. Even among those not in the forefront of gay rights, the opportunity to make a little money is a strong incentive in a weak economy. It seems doubtful that gay events go without because of bigots run amok.
The Sharjah Police on Thursday arrested an Arab woman and a man for forcing women into prostitution and engaging in black magic.
The suspects used to bring young ladies from various Arab countries promising them good jobs and then forcing them to practice prostitution.
The police said that one of the victims, a woman, approached the police and provided necessary information about the illegal activities. She told the police that she was being threatened and forced to practice prostitution. She added that the woman suspect brought her from her home country promising her a job in a salon.
But when she arrived, she was shocked to discover that she had been brought in for prostitution. Upon arrival, the suspects made her sign a receipt which said she had received Dh20,000 ($5,440 USD), and used this to force her into prostitution. When she refused, they threatened to send her to jail. She said she managed to run away from them and reach the police.
And so we arrive at the feminist stalemate. It is frustrating, of course it is.
For many white feminists the challenging language of this now well documented in-fighting is reminiscent of what we have encountered from men; “you are flawed”, “your feminism is wrong”. From here - and understandably - comes a cry for solidarity: We are all women, let us please be in this together, let us not re-enact the separation we encounter from men...
My feminism is with other women but - and herein lies the problem - as a person of colour my solidarity lies first and foremost with people of colour.
The Firearms Act is about licensing and registration, not confiscation. — Former Justice Minister Anne McLellan, July 31, 1998.
My first gun was a beautiful Browning double barreled shotgun, over and under, with 26″ barrels, choked skeet and skeet. It was manufactured in Belgium at the Fabrique Nationale, a skeet gun. I used some of my summer earnings from working on a farm to pay for it. I purchased it from a neighbour who had received it as a gift, but never used it as he was not that interested in shooting. I offered him $400.00 for it, thinking he would laugh at my offer (the gun was worth approximately $800 retail at the time), but he said no, he would sell it to me for $200, provided my father approved.
The demonstration is organized by the combined forces of Riposte Laïque and Résistance Républicaine, the former headed by Pierre Cassen, the latter founded by Christine Tasin.
Details at Gallia Watch.
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Spencer is in Australia to speak at the SION/Q Society’s First International Symposium on Liberty and Islam. He is accompanied by Pamela Geller, Ashraf Ramelah and Nonie Darwish. Check out his description of
He also includes this video and says: “I also want to thank the notable and courageous German counter jihadist Michael Stürzenberger, leader of the Freedom Party, for his greetings.”
Der Spiegel was ranting about Stürzenberger a couple of days ago.
A member of Hamas’s armed wing was killed Saturday and six more Hamas members were wounded in an explosion as they were learning to make bombs, the group said.
The man killed in the blast, Ibrahem al-Ghoul, was reportedly a field commander in Hamas’s Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades.
“The explosion occurred during a training session in bomb-making,” said a statement from the Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades, the military wing of the Islamist Hamas movement that controls Gaza.
The blast took place at a house in the southern town of Rafah, on the Egyptian border.
Earlier, witnesses had said that most of the injured, including two seriously hurt, were “activists.”
A militant group issued a rare apology Saturday for a twin suicide bombing in Beirut that killed eight people and wounded dozens, including children from a nearby orphanage.
The al-Qaeda-linked Abdullah Azzam Brigades issued a statement on militant websites apologizing for civilian deaths.
It said a “technical fault” affected the second of two Feb. 19 suicide bombings targeting an Iranian cultural center in Beirut, but didn’t specify what it was. The group insisted its suicide bombers were trained to not target civilians.
“We affirm, always to our suicide bombers, to be cautious, and to abort any operation if they believe it will hit others but the targeted,” it said.
More than a dozen bombings have targeted Shiite-dominated areas of Lebanon in recent months.
Putin: "Listen to me. Listen to me carefully. I want you to correctly understand me.
If we reach that decision, only if we reach that decision, it will only be for the defense of Ukrainian citizens, let anyone from the military dare shoot at their own people which we will be behind, not in front but behind, let them try and shoot at women and children.
Let me see who in the Ukraine will give such an order."
Dozens of computer networks in Ukraine have been infected by an aggressive new cyber weapon called Snake, according to expert analysis.
The cyber weapon has been increasingly used since the start of this year, even before protests that led to the overthrow of president Viktor Yanukovych, British-based BAE Systems said in a report published Friday.
The complex composition of Snake bears similarities with Stuxnet, the malware that disrupted Iran’s nuclear facilities in 2010.
Snake — also known as Ouroboros after the serpent in Greek mythology — gives remote attackers “full remote access to the compromised system”, BAE said.
Because it can stay inactive for a number of days, it is extremely hard to detect.
Although its origins are unclear, its developers appear to operate it in the same timezone as Moscow — GMT plus four hours — and some Russian text is embedded into the code, BAE says.
Theodore Dalrymple (from 2001) on Islamic prison conversions: "Moreover, a large number of prisoners eventually feel that something is missing from their lives.... But why Islam? Its relatively simple central doctrine is easy for the neophyte to grasp, but this hardly explains its appeal, since the search for abstract Truth is generally low on the list of prisoners' priorities, even when they are seeking transcendence. No: the fact is that, for prisoners, Islam kills two birds with one stone. It answers their need for transcendence, of course, as any religion would, but it does more than that: it revenges them upon the whole of society." (Empasis mine.)
Details at their website. Don’t miss this:
In the lead up to this year’s International Day Against Homophobia & Transphobia (IDAHOT), many activists around the world have called for a key focus on questions of LGBT Refugees, Asylum & Migration.Not sure what the “O” in IDAHOT stands for. Or what the IDAHO committee is.
The IDAHO Committee has therefore partnered with ORAM International to create a space for discussion and resources for action in support of LGBT refugees who have fled persecution in search of safety and a warm welcome.
Mohawk protesters have up the ante in their bid to send a strong message to Ottawa.
Police are reporting that since 10:15 a.m. Saturday, protesters started occupying the CN rail crossing at Wyman Rd., outside Belleville, Ont., forcing the rail company to put a stop order on all trains using that line.
Via Rail has also halted passenger trains on the Toronto-Montreal and Toronto-Ottawa lines because of the blockade.
Google doodle for International Women's Day features 27 chromosomes, and tries to abolish its sexist reputation
In light of the recent uproar over Google Doodles being sexist, we were wondering what they’d have in store for International Women’s Day.
Now we know: Friday’s Doodle celebrates the day, celebrated annually March 8, with an illustration of 27 female chromosomes and an interactive video featuring more than a hundred women.
The video showcases women of various colors, nationalities, abilities and disabilities, languages, walks of life, ages, and gender identities...
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Those (♀) are not chromosomes, they are symbols. Technical point, I know, but it is people like her that are always ranting about women not being represented in technical fields. Clearly she does even know what a chromosome is! Wiki describes the symbol thus:
A common symbol used to represent the female sex is ♀ (Unicode: U+2640 Alt codes: Alt+12), a circle with a small cross underneath.As for the video, the author of the above piece quotes Telegraph writer Radhika Sanghani saying:
According to Schott, the most established view is that the male and female symbols "are derived from contractions in Greek script of the Greek names of these planets, namely Thouros (Mars) and Phosphoros (Venus). These derivations have been traced by Renkama who illustrated how Greek letters can be transformed into the graphic male and female symbols still recognised today." Thouros was abbreviated by θρ, and Phosphoros by Φκ, which were contracted into the modern symbols.
The video is made up of footage sent in from all over the world, and it’s a great idea, but it almost looks like it’s just a montage of still pictures set to music, with occasional “Happy IWD” messages. To be honest, it is hard to be inspired when you’re just looking at endless footage of women – some of whom are not even recognizable – but according to Rafael, who also worked on the project, that’s meant to be the point.
It is just the usual boring agitprop stuff we see all the time about “diversity.” It was too boring for me to finish watching it.
Two people listed as being on a missing Malaysian Airlines jet weren't on the flight, and their passports had been stolen in Thailand, authorities and family members said Saturday.
The search for the plane, which disappeared on its way from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing, centered on waters off Vietnam after Hanoi said it had spotted what appeared to be large oil slicks.
Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370, with 239 people aboard, lost contact with the airline shortly into the flight early Saturday. Government and airline officials said they weren't ready to speculate about what caused the Boeing 777-200 to disappear from radar sometime after it flew away from peninsular Malaysia's east coast. Aviation analysts noted that accidents at cruising altitude over water were rare.
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Democracy Freedom Secularism Liberty Human Rights Amnesty UN ARE OPPOSITE TO Islam Shari'ah Khilafah Jihad Quran Sunnah Divine rights
— Anjem Choudary (@anjemchoudary) March 2, 2014
See article at The Examiner.
(Reuters) - Armed protesters controlling ports in eastern Libya said on Saturday they had started independently exporting oil, bypassing the central government in a major escalation of their blockade to demand a share of the nation's petroleum wealth.
The rebels, who have seized three major ports since August to demand more autonomy, warned Tripoli against staging an attack to halt the oil sale after a North Korean-flagged tanker docked at Es Sider.
A local television station controlled by protesters showed footage of pro-autonomy rebels holding a ceremony and slaughtering a camel to celebrate their first oil shipment.
In the distance, a tanker could be seen at what the station said was Es Sider port.
“We tried to reach a deal with the government, but they ... were too busy with themselves and didn't even discuss our demands,” Abb-Rabbo Albarassi, self-declared prime minister of Libya's eastern autonomy movement, told the station.
“If anyone attacks, we will respond to that.”
Officials at state-run National Oil Corp (NOC) confirmed the North Korean-flagged tanker had docked, but it was unclear whether the vessel had loaded any crude.
The oil standoff is one part of deepening turmoil in the North African OPEC member, where the government is struggling to control militias who helped topple Muammar Gaddafi in 2011 but kept their weapons and are challenging state authority.
Any independent shipment would be a blow to the government. Tripoli had said it would destroy tankers trying to buy oil from Ibrahim Jathran, a former anti-Gaddafi rebel who seized the port and two others with thousands of his men in August.
Jathran had commanded a brigade of former rebels paid by the state to protect petroleum facilities. He defected with his troops, however, to take over the ports.
A Turkish court has freed five men accused of torturing and murdering three Christian missionaries in 2007, after the suspects' time in detention while on trial exceeded new legal limits, local media said Saturday.
The men walked free from their high-security prison in the eastern city of Malatya on Friday, according to Dogan news agency.
German missionary Tilmann Geske and Turkish converts Necati Aydin and Ugur Yuksel had their throats slit in April 2007 after being tied up and interrogated about missionary activities.
The three victims were members of the tiny Protestant community in the conservative city.
The trial of the five men accused of the attack is still going on seven years later.
Under a new law passed by the Turkish parliament last month, the detention limit for suspects on trial who have not yet been convicted was lowered to five years, paving the way for the five accused to be released on bail.
The murders at the time fuelled fear among Turkey's tiny Christian minorities and raised concern over rising nationalism and hostility towards non-Muslims in Turkey, a mainly Muslim country seeking European Union membership.
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|But can you name him Muhammed?|
Actor Chris O’Dowd is convinced following a religion will eventually become as offensive and unacceptable as racism.
The Bridesmaids star grew up respecting people of faith despite his atheist views, but he admits he has become “less liberal” as he ages.
Now he is certain religious doctrine is halting human progress and even accuses U.S. President Barack Obama of overstating his Christianity to please extremists in his race to the White House.
He has even branded religions a “weird cult” and insists it’s “crazy” to believe in a god.
O’Dowd tells British GQ magazine, “For most of my life, I’ve been, ‘Hey, I’m not into it, but I respect your right to believe whatever you want.’ But as time goes on, weirdly, I’m growing less liberal. I’m more like, ‘No, religion is ruining the world, you need to stop!’
“There’s going to be a turning point where it’s going to be like racism. You know, “You’re not allowed to say that weird s**t! It’s mad! And you’re making everybody crazy!’
“And you know, now America can’t have a president that doesn’t say he believes in God. So we’re f**ked! Like, they f**ked everything!
“You wanna go and live in your weird cult and talk about a man who lives in a cloud, you do that, but don’t. I mean, you really think that Barack Obama believes in God? No way!”
MILAN (AP) — Foreign ministry officials in Rome and Vienna confirm that names of two nationals listed on the manifest of the missing Malaysian airlines flight match passports reported stolen in Thailand. Italy's Foreign Ministry said Saturday that an Italian man whose name was listed as being aboard is traveling in Thailand and was not aboard the plane.
A foreign ministry functionary, who spoke on condition of anonymity, confirmed Italian reports that Luigi Maraldi had reported his passport stolen last August.
Italian news agency ANSA says Maraldi called home after hearing reports that an Italian with his name was aboard the plane.
Austrian Foreign Ministry spokesman Martin Weiss confirmed that a name listed on the manifest matches an Austrian passport reported stolen two years ago in Thailand. Weiss would not confirm the identity.
“Zionists theorized that if Muslims could be made to stray from Islam path through systematic radicalization, its people would either be made to fear the religious and thus be ready to fall into the trap of Western heresy or be turned into weapons at the service of its Takfiri legions,” Catherine Shakdam wrote in an article for Press TV [run by Iranian government] on Thursday.
“Through the promotion of radicalism, Zionists aim first and foremost to destroy Islam’s youth, to pervert an entire generation,” she added.
The analyst noted that global Zionism also seeks to create “a state of constant fear and hatred” across the globe as a final phase of its plan to claim victory over the world nations.
Shakdam pointed to the campaign by Wahhabi religious leaders to “twist and turn the Holy Scriptures” as to support and justify their nefarious plans in the Middle East, particularly in Syria, as a manifest example of that plot.
In recent years, many Muslim countries have been plagued with a growing tide of extremism with many nations, including, Syria, Iraq, Lebanon, Afghanistan and Pakistan becoming the daily scenes of bloody terrorist attacks by Takfiri extremist groups.
On December 18, the UN General Assembly overwhelmingly voted to approve Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s proposal of World Against Violence and Violent Extremism (WAVE), which calls on all nations across the globe to denounce violence and extremism.
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How do the Zionists do it? Truly, they must be very clever. Not only can they train animals, they can also influence the thinking of millions of Muslims. It is as if they had supernatural powers.
Multicultural Food Fight: Drunk Threatens Baker For Innocently Offering Bacon Sandwich - "Can't you see I'm tanned!"
NB Google Translate France - A baker..., his clerk and his daughter were targeted, late last night, with verbal abuse and threatened with a weapon. It was 5 hours 50 and the store had not yet opened when an individual parked wildly on the sidewalk in front of the shop and began knocking at the door. He was hungry, demanding food. One of the employees explained that the snacks were not yet ready, but he kindly offered to make him a sandwich.
The man waited patiently. But when he received his sandwich, he became angry and insulted the staff because the bread contained bacon, so pork. he hurled a volley of insults declaring himself a victim of provocation from the bakery: "Can not you see I'm tanned!". The baker intervened to calm and explain that it was not meant as an insult at which point, the individual pulled out a knife and threatened him. The police intervened and arrested the belligerent who had a blood - alcohol level of 1.76 grams.
Arrested for DWM? h/t Fds
What it makes me think of is what might lie in our future. More likely Europe’s future but you never know.
Court hearing for Methadone Muslims accused of jihad plot to bomb Canada Day festivities under total news blackout
This is an odd case involving two unstable people with a desire to commit murder being drawn like flies to Islam.
Homeland Insecurity: The IRS is diligent to a fault when it comes to vetting conservative groups applying for nonprofit status. But it's out to lunch when vetting employees posing security risks.
While the Internal Revenue Service was investigating Tea Party patriots in the run-up to last year's presidential election, it dispensed with basic background checks and hired a convicted Islamist traitor as a high-level official.
Mohammad Weiss Rasool, whom the FBI busted last decade for tipping off an al-Qaida terrorist suspect, reportedly now works for the deputy IRS chief financial officer as a financial management analyst, drawing a lucrative salary at taxpayer expense.
A transgender man is suing a strength competition for $2.5 million after CrossFit denied him the right to compete against women.
Chloie Jonnson, who was born male, wants to test his brawn against female athletes in the CrossFit Games, a grueling series of contests designed to find the world's most fit competitors. When a female rival raised questions about Jonnson being considered a woman, CrossFit said he must compete as a man.