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http://www.greatfallstribune.com/article/20111207/NEWS01/112070301/Remembering-Pearl-Harbor-Attack-survivors-Montana-dwindling-70-years-later Remembering Pearl Harbor: Attack survivors of Montana dwindling 70 years later LEWISTOWN — When Hal Conrad, then 20, called in the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor 70 years ago today, the man who received his message accused him of being drunk. But soon the disbelieving voice at the other end became a stutter. We’re […]


To the Congress of the United States:

Yesterday, December 7, 1941 — a date which will live in infamy — the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan.

The United States was at peace with that Nation and, at the solicitation of Japan, was still in conversation with its Government and its Emperor looking toward the maintenance of peace in the Pacific. Indeed, one hour after Japanese air squadrons had commenced bombing in Oahu, the Japanese Ambassador to the United States and his colleague delivered to the Secretary of State of form reply to a recent American message. While this reply stated that it seemed useless to continue the existing diplomatic negotiations, it contained no threat or hint of war or armed attack.

It will be recorded that the distance of Hawaii from Japan makes it obvious that the attack was deliberately planned many days or even weeks ago. During the intervening time the Japanese Government had deliberately sought to deceive the United States by false statements and expressions of hope for continued peace.

The attack yesterday on the Hawaiian Islands has caused severe damage to American naval and military forces. Very many American lives have been lost. In addition American ships have been reported torpedoed on the high seas between San Francisco and Honolulu.

Yesterday the Japanese Government also launched an attack against Malaya.

Last night Japanese forces attacked Hong Kong.

Last night Japanese forces attacked Guam.

Last night Japanese forces attacked the Philippine Islands.

Last night the Japanese attacked Midway Island.

Japan has, therefore, undertaken a surprise offensive extending throughout the Pacific area. The facts of yesterday speak for themselves. The people of the United States have already formed their opinions and well understand the implications to the very life and safety of our Nation.

As Commander-in-Chief of the Army and Navy I have directed that all measures be taken for our defense.

Always will we remember the character of the onslaught against us.

No matter how long it may take us to overcome this premeditated invasion, the American people in their righteous might will win through to absolute victory.

I believe I interpret the will of the Congress and of the people when I assert that we will not only defend ourselves to the uttermost but will make very certain that this form of treachery shall never endanger us again.

Hostilities exist. There is no blinking at the fact that our people, our territory, and our interests are in grave danger.

With confidence in our armed forces — with the unbounded determination of our people — we will gain the inevitable triumph — so help us God.

I ask that the Congress declare that since the unprovoked and dastardly attack by Japan on Sunday, December seventh, a state of war has existed between the United States and the Japanese Empire.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

The White House, December 8, 1941


On September 16th, 1940, President Franklin Roosevelt, affronted by Germany’s increasing belligerence instituted the first peacetime draft in the United States. In May 1941, the President declared a national emergency requiring massive industrialization to manufacture weapons, ships, combat vehicles and ammunition. New shipyards were commissioned particularly since Germany was sinking more merchant vessels than were being produced.

By September of that year “Liberty Fleet Day” was officially declared to launch the first ships in the renewed American fleet. Ship builders were challenged by President Roosevelt to increase the fleet by fifty percent.

On December 7, 1941, 183 Japanese warplanes attacked Hickam Field in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii and President Franklin Delano Roosevelt declared war.

On 5 December 1942 a presidential executive order changed the age range for the draft from 21-45 to 18-38, and ended voluntary enlistment which brought the total number of men drafted to one out of five.

Thousands of American men enlisted adding their numbers to those already drafted for service. Over 150,000 American women made noble contributions in the Women’s Army Corps (WAC) during World War II. The Bronze Star was awarded to 565 women for meritorious service overseas. A total of 657 WACs received medals and citations at the end of the war.

However, a two-front war required women to fill the gaps on the home front as well. The monumental decrease in the male work force imperiled the supply of munitions, ships, ordnance and all the goods for the war effort as well as the general population’s needs.

The government issued ads, appeals and columns urging women to fill the gaps.

And, the women responded. Neighborly feuds, racial barriers and religious bigotry were cast aside as grandmothers and neighbors volunteered their services for child-care to those who left homes every day to work in plants, factories, assembly lines, ship yards and munitions plants. Before the declaration of war millions of women had entered the work force but after Pearl Harbor the number grew to nineteen million. Of those, almost six million women worked in war related jobs….welding, drilling, metalwork, carpentry, lumber, building and maintaining railways, driving, loading freight, operating construction machinery, and building tanks among dozens of jobs in the shipping and aircraft industry. They were in the front line of war production and became known as “production soldiers.”


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“We are responsible. Not for the violence, but for tolerating it. Bomb me once, shame on you. Bomb me three hundred times, shame on me. Not only do we tolerate Muslim violence, but we excuse it and we buy into the narrative of our attackers which they use to justify their actions. Instead of taking on the responsibility of ending their violence, we take on the responsibility for causing it, and thereby in the manner of the bullied with the bully, perpetuate the violence.”

Who is responsible for Muslim violence? Anyone but Muslims. When Howard W. Gutman, Obama’s ambassador to Belgium, told his audience that Jews should be accepting responsibility for the violence practiced on them by Muslims, because it’s their own damn fault for insisting on having a Jewish state, the State Department wasn’t willing to stand behind his words, but neither did it disavow him.


Maldives Muslims Fight for the Right to Flog Posted By Daniel Greenfield

URL to article: http://frontpagemag.com/2011/12/07/maldives-muslims-fight-for-the-right-to-flog/

When the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay visited the Maldives, she wasn’t expecting to make much of a splash there. Officially the Republic of Maldives is a Constitutional democracy with open elections that any Muslim can vote in (not being a Muslim happens to be against the law in the Maldives). Unofficially it’s a paranoid theocracy based on Sharia law where an Indian teacher who drew a compass had to be hurriedly evacuated after students mistook it for a cross.

The United Nations Human Rights apparatus generally tries to avoid looking too closely at human rights in Muslim countries because it knows exactly what it will find. The Maldives is a case in point. So when Navi Pillay stopped by the Maldives she followed the formula to the letter, praising the human rights progress in the Maldives and after a few minutes of that, briefly suggested that perhaps they should stop flogging women accused of premarital sex.


http://www.nationalreview.com/articles/print/28504 Qaradawi’s Odious VisionThe “Arab Spring” and the treason of the intellectuals Feb. 18, 2011, marked the triumphal return to Cairo of the Muslim Brotherhood’s “spiritual guide,” Yusuf al-Qaradawi, after years of exile. His public reemergence in Egypt was sanctioned by the nation’s provisional military rulers. Qaradawi’s own words, as well as the images and […]



It seems that antisemitism is so ingrained in the psyche of Norway’s leftwing political elite, that they twist into propaganda against Israel a rape epidemic in their country by Muslim immigrants from benighted countries who believe that Norwegian women, going freely about their business and dressed how they like, are fair game. (No pun intended.)

Back in July, when this epidemic first came to light, it was reported that:

‘Yehuda Bello, an Israeli blogger who is well-acquainted with Norwegian culture, noted the report and claimed that Norwegians are a culture that suffers from “extreme boredom” due to the presence of huge oil reserves, and are thus inordinately interested in multiculturalism and assorted “human rights” campaigns.

They are also traditionally anti-Semitic, he believes. As a result their politicians and press are focused on Israel’s actions in Shechem (Nablus) and Hevron and choose to ignore Muslim misdeeds – be they in Iran, Syria, or in Norway itself.

Despite this, he reports, the Muslim rape campaign has become so terrible that even Norwegians have begun to recognize the reality around them, and in recent months there have been protests where the slogan was “Muslims out!”’.

Now, it’s further reported, Yehuda Bello

‘who understands Norwegian and has Norwegian contacts, reports that from January to late October, 48 rapes were confirmed to have been carried out in Oslo alone, 45 of them by Muslims. In the first six months of 2011, 208 Norwegian women complained of rape and attempted rape in Oslo alone. In all of Norway, 929 rapes and attempted aggravated rapes were reported since the beginning of the year, he adds.

Bello notes that Norway is “the most advanced country in the world in granting rights to women.” However, he adds, the “politically correct rot” prevents the rape wave by Muslims from being reported. “They are called ‘non-western,’ ‘dark skinned,’ ‘Middle Eastern’ et cetera.

After a police report in Oslo said that Muslims were raping Norwegian women out of a religious conviction that this was the proper thing to do, a stormy public debate erupted, reports Bello, and “the government ministers, most of them avowed anti-Semites, claimed that the report and its publication serve Israel and its policy of occupation.”

Norway’s justice minister defended the police report but also said that “Israel must be glad to hear about it.”

Bello says women do not dare venture out of their homes after dark in many parts of Norway and that many have even dyed their hair black, out of the conviction that blond hair is more alluring to the rapists. Some carry tear gas, although this is against the law.’


http://melaniephillips.com/the-earthquake-in-the-arab-and-islamic-world Is Foreign Secretary William Hague still hymning the brave new dawn of democracy in Egypt? The Daily Telegraph reported this morning: ‘To the dismay of the secular liberal forces behind February’s overthrow of President Hosni Mubarak, Islamist parties dominated the first phase of the Egyptian election, according to provisional results. ‘The Brotherhood’s Freedom and […]


Gunwalker’s Cousin: ‘Moneywalker’? Posted By Bob Owens URL to article: http://pjmedia.com/blog/gunwalkers-cousin-moneywalker/   Operation Fast and Furious and other alleged gunwalking operations run out of the Department of Justice have provided thousands of weapons to Mexican drug cartels, which have been traced to the murders of hundreds of Mexican nationals and two U.S. federal agents. It […]