THE WEEK THAT WAS PART 2
THAT MUSLIMS FIRST FOREIGN POLICY
The United States voiced concern Friday about the mob killing of Muslims in Myanmar and called for the country’s reform-minded government to move forward in reconciling with minorities.
When was the last time that the United States expressed concern about the Muslim persecution of non-Muslims?
Muslim massacres of Christians in Nigeria hardly get this level of attention from the Hussein Administration. When Christians are killed by Muslims, the Nigerian government is told to make concessions to Muslims. When Muslims are killed, the government of Burma is told to make concessions to Muslims.
Is there any conceivable scenario in which the knee-jerk Hussein Administration response isn’t to make concessions to Muslims?
IN UTTERLY SHOCKING NEWS…
A mob of hundreds of men assaulted women holding a march demanding an end to sexual harassment Friday, with the attackers overwhelming the male guardians and groping and molesting several of the female marchers in Cairo’s Tahrir Square.
Friday’s march was called to demand an end to sexual assaults. Around 50 women participated, surrounded by a larger group of male supporters who joined to hands to form a protective ring around them.
Egyptians protest against ex-premier before election
“Egyptians”. All Egyptians? Regardless of creed or association have gathered to protest?
Some of those in the square supported Shafik’s rival Mohamed Mursi of the Muslim Brotherhood, which already controls parliament, but others were frustrated that they face a choice between two of Egypt’s most polarizing politicians.
Cut to paragraph two for a more honest view. I’m not blaming Patrick Werr here. The story is pretty decent and he didn’t write the headline. The headline writer however has the same agenda as much of the media… which comes down to backing the Muslim Brotherhood.
CONCESSIONS AND CONFESSIONS
I wouldn’t make too much of that Barrett slap. I can think of plenty of people who wanted to slap McCain for conceding the election before running. And the worst Republican concession may belong to Nixon, who conceded to JFK, rather than call a dirty Chicago election into question.
Just imagine a world without the Kennedy clan’s death grip on politics or the constant traffic in new JFK’s to run for the Democratic Party nomination. Imagine a world where Clinton, Edwards and Obama running for election in a party where being youthful, handsome and glib meant remembering the time that JFK lost to Nixon
Why bother? It’s obvious why prominent magazines are now putting out hit pieces targeting Netanyahu. After the Kadima deal, he’s hard to dislodge, which makes smearing him as a priority, because he’s not going away.
So the Vanity Fair hit piece by David Margolick, side by side with articles on, “Kristen Stewart’s Growth as an Unlikely Fashion Icon” and “Kristen Stewart in Paris Couture” and “From The Price of Inequality: Joseph Stiglitz on the 1 Percent Problem”, is about as unexpected as rain in Seattle.
The lead photo with a mug shot style photo of Netanyahu, front and back, that he apparently posed for, is tacky and unprofessional, but also unsurprising, if you remember what prominent magazines have done with McCain, Palin and Romney photos. The only question here is why Netanyahu is apparently cooperating with stories that in no conceivable state of affairs are going to be anything but hit pieces. Because that’s what they’re supposed to be.
Time and Vanity Fair are not paying for stories on Netanyahu as a human being or a nuanced figure, but as the bad guy. Unstable, untrustworthy, in league with secret billionaire tycoons (not cuddly Nazi collaborators like George Soros, but evil Jerusalem loving bad guys) — not a guy American Jews or anyone else should be paying attention to. The kind of guy who needs to leave office soon… for Israel’s own good.
It doesn’t matter what set of events takes place between the assignment and the last keystroke, this is the article they will deliver. “Netanyahu: Bad Man.” Right next to, “Romney: Bad Man” and “Obama: Unappreciated Savior of Mankind.”
Just to get in its Two-for-One special, Margolick’s article even compares Netanyahu to Romney. Two smear jobs. No waiting. So why cooperate with it? Why give a smear artist like David Margolick that added credibility?
To be fair to David Margolick, he has done his homework. And by that, I mean he’s not just reciting American smears of Netanyahu, he’s reciting Israeli smears of Netanyahu. But since the accusations made by the Israeli media and political establishment are so self-serving and silly, that just makes him article seem even more ridiculous than it ordinarily would.
That’s what explains completely insane paragraphs like this,
The occasion was the shivah, or memorial observance, for a man named Shmuel Ben-Artzi, who had just died at the age of 97. Luminaries like this wouldn’t normally show up to honor a beloved but relatively obscure Israeli poet and educator like Ben-Artzi; few of the guests had even met him. They were there more for his son-in-law: Benjamin “Bibi” Netanyahu, the prime minister of Israel. They had come to the prime minister’s official residence less out of friendship and respect—for Netanyahu is something of a loner, someone who antagonizes even his allies—than for reasons of realpolitik: even back then, before the shakeup that has left him with one of the largest majorities in Israeli history, Netanyahu was all-powerful. Attention had to be paid.
But, as is often the case in Israeli politics, it was even more complicated than that: many of the guests had come primarily for Sara Netanyahu, Ben-Artzi’s daughter and Bibi’s wife. Here, too, it was not so much out of love or respect, but fear. Even Bibi couldn’t stray very far, though he had other pressing business—like a memorial service commemorating the 1995 assassination of the Israeli prime minister Yitzhak Rabin. So, there he was, at his wife’s insistence, sticking around for the whole week, periodically reading her late father’s poetry aloud to the mourners in a way that elicited pity even from his detractors. “I have no choice,” lamented one tycoon about his reasons for coming. “She’s running the show here in Israel. She can make or break anyone.”
Within two paragraphs, Margolick turns a memorial service for Netanyahu’s father-in-law, who isn’t quite obscure a figure as David Margolick tries to make him out to be, into proof that Netanyahu is an evil all-powerful warlord… who forces people to come to a memorial service… because he’s controlled by his wife.
If you need proof that Israeli leftist media operators are dumb and tacky enough to make their American counterparts seem well-grounded, this paragraph is required reading. What it really reflects is a whiny conspiratorial political elite, filled with venom and bile, and a media corps that repeats their entitled whining because they are two heads of the same body. And then David Margolick takes all that garbage and turns a memorial service for Netanyahu’s father-in-law into a scene from The Godfather.
DROWNING IN THE RED SEA
“Even when he saw the condition of his uncle, once a wealthy manufacturer who was now expiring in a dank cellar, his cry “tore my heart—but did not embitter me, and did not turn me against the greatness, the greatness that is transpiring in the land of the Soviets.”
…from Drowning in the Red Sea, a nuanced look at Jewish leftists and Communism.
HOW TO WIN AN ELECTION…
Good night and good luck.
GOT AN INCONVENIENT TRUTH SECTION?
The U.S. State Department removed the sections covering religious freedom from the Country Reports on Human Rights that it released on May 24, three months past the statutory deadline Congress set for the release of these reports.
With Hussein Administration bleach, religious freedom in the Muslim world is no longer an issue because it no longer exists. Just one wipe and it’s gone.
GUESS WHAT CHINA CONSIDERS A HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATION?
No, not running people over with tanks or forcibly aborting babies? Gun ownership.
The photo at the bottom is of a poster that was part of a marketing campaign for the Red Dawn remake. Wonder why you haven’t seen that movie yet?
In March 2011, the Los Angeles Times reported that MGM is changing the villains in its Red Dawn remake from Chinese to North Korean in order to maintain access to China’s lucrative box office. The changes reportedly cost less than $1 million and involve changing an opening sequence summarizing the story’s fictional backdrop, re-editing two scenes and using digital technology to transform many Chinese symbols to Korean. The changes will not eliminate all references to China though will give North Korea a much larger role in the coalition that invades the U.S. Producer Trip Vinson stated, “We were initially very reluctant to make any changes, but after careful consideration we constructed a way to make a scarier, smarter and more dangerous ‘Red Dawn’ that we believe improves the movie.”
Smarter, scarier and more dangerous.
OF COURSE HE IGNORES IT, IT WASN’T ABOUT HIM
But once they figure out how to add in the Muslim\LGBT Higher Taxes Gun Control angle, they’ll be all over it.
The event will climax with a speech in which Obama explains that the ability of something like him to make it to the White House is what those men truly fought and died for.
STOP ME BEFORE I EAT AGAIN
But let’s look at what we’re saying here. We’re saying that adults are incapable of deciding what size of soda to buy? Why are we letting them decide elections?
We’re not talking nicotine or crack here. If we’re saying that the average American adult is incapable of not buying a too large soda, then why have a Bill of Rights? Seriously. Toss out that puppy. We can’t trust people who can’t put down a soda with freedom of speech or the press or any of the rest of them.
Seems shocking that’s exactly what they’re doing.
WE HAVE ALWAYS BEEN AT WAR WITH REASON, SANITY AND FACTS
The Economy Has Always Been Good.. We Have Always Been At War With Oceania
Now Barack Obama is accusing Republicans of playing politics for using his own words against him.
Well come on, using his own words against him is unfair. He is a historical figure who transcends words and factors and numbers.
WHAT BUILDING WOULD YOU NAME AFTER NANCY PELOSI?
How about the Nancy Pelosi Memorial Cliffside Tollbooth?
At last let us visit our nation’s capital, where its highest and truest ideas find expression in the wanton criminality of its leaders.
In the past four years half of D.C.’s top government officials, including D.C. councilmembers and the mayor, have been under investigation by either federal authorities or the D.C. board of elections. Two have resigned and two have served prison time.
Another name was added to the ever-growing list of indicted district leaders this week when D.C.’s council chairman resigned and pled guilty charges of bank fraud.
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