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Two More Top al Qaida Members Taken Out

Posted by rightwinger on January 12, 2009

You may not get this information from ABC, NBC, CBS, or CNN.  Two more top al Qaida members were taken out by US predator drones.  Of course you aren’t hearing the truth that the US is actively going after al Qaida in Pakistan and Afghanistan, so that the president elect and main stream media can keep lying about the one thing Bush did right which is keep Americans safe.  Since Obama is already making clear that he is an appeaser with no real understanding of the threat from radical Islam, the next US attack is on him.   Jan 1st 2009, Cross Fahid Mohammed Ali Msalam and Sheikh Ahmed Salem Swedan were taken out by US predator drones.

Two more top al-Qaida operatives collected their virgins on New Year’s Day. Justice may be delayed, but not denied. Look up in the sky: It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s a . . . Predator drone!

U.S. officials have confirmed that a Jan. 1 missile strike killed two top al-Qaida members long sought for the Aug. 7, 1998, bombings of the U.S. embassies in Tanzania and Kenya.

Cross Fahid Mohammed Ali Msalam and Sheikh Ahmed Salem Swedan off the FBI’s “Most Wanted Terrorists” list.

Msalam, also known as Usama al-Kini, and Sedan both from Kenya. Both are believed to have been involved in last September’s bombing of the Marriott Hotel in Islamabad, Pakistan, that killed 53 people. The two were killed by an unmanned aircraft operated by the CIA while they were in a not-so-safe house used for explosives-training near the town of Karikot in South Waziristan.

Kini trained terrorists in Africa in the 1990s. After 9/11, he became al-Qaida’s emir of Afghanistan’s Zabul province and later rotated among Afghanistan, Pakistan and East Africa, planning suicide missions, training operatives and raising money.

Transferred to the home office two years ago, he became al-Qaida’s operations director for Pakistan and was responsible for at least seven suicide attacks. These included an assassination try aimed at former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, who would be murdered in December 2007.

South Waziristan has become a prime hunting ground for Predator drones in recent months as part of a campaign to destabilize al-Qaida by decimating its leadership and killing key operatives. The attacks, occurring once every three days, have resulted in the deaths of at least eight top al-Qaida leaders since July.

Bill Roggio of the Long War Journal has compiled a list of some of those who have received final justice recently. They include Abu Laith al Libi, a senior military commander in Afghanistan, who was killed in a strike in North Waziristan last January. Abu Sulayman Jazairi, al-Qaida’s external operations chief, was killed in a strike in Bajaur in March.

Abu Khabab al Masri, al-Qaida’s weapons of mass destruction chief, and several senior members of his staff were killed in a strike in South Waziristan in July. Khalid Habib, leader of al-Qaida’s paramilitary forces in the tribal areas, was killed in North Waziristan in October. Abu Jihad al Masri, leader of the Egyptian Islamic Group and member of al-Qaida’s top council, last October was also killed in North Waziristan.

The next month, Rashid Rauf, mastermind of the 2006 trans-Atlantic airline bomb plot, was killed when a 100-pound Hellfire missile launched from a Predator drone struck a tribesmen’s house in the village of Ali Khel in North Waziristan. Rauf was the architect of the liquid bomb plot that forces travelers to limit fluids to 3.5 ounces in carry-on baggies.

The idea that the U.S. hasn’t taken the battle to the enemy sanctuaries in Syria and Pakistan, or that we are losing control of Afghanistan, isn’t exactly accurate. The terrorists we fight are scurrying about as we lift the remaining rocks they hide under. But there’s no place for them to hide.

Waziristan used to be called al-Qaida’s hideout. Now it’s what American pilots call a target-rich environment. If this campaign continues, maybe we’ll soon find and send to his just reward al-Qaida’s tape-of-the-month club director, Ayman al-Zawahiri, or maybe even his cave-dwelling boss.

We’re running out of targets.

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Obama to Negotiate with Hamas

Posted by rightwinger on January 9, 2009

Obama plans to negotiate with Hamas.  We might as well be negotiating with al Qaida.  Hamas was founded by Abdullah Azzam.  Azzam is also the founder of al Qaida.   [Inside al Qaeda by Rohan Gunaratna, p. 28] In addition, Hamas is a Nazi organization. The Protocols of the Elders of Zion is a well known anti-Semitic propaganda book that was accepted as the gospel by the Nazi’s during World War II.  Hamas has incorporated the Protocols of the Elders of Zion in Article 32 of the charters of Hamas. [The Nazi Connection to Islamic Terrorism by Chuck Morse, p. 95] Hamas and al Qaida are one in the same Islamic Terrorists that want the destruction of the Western world.  This shows how ignorant Obama is.  If we had negotiated with Hitler we would all be speaking German about now.  At the root of the Islamic Terrorists is Nazism.  We should fight these Islamic Terrorists the same as we fought the Nazis in WWII.  These people will not stop until every nation in the world is Muslim under Sharia law.

The Guardian has spoken to three people with knowledge of the discussions in the Obama camp.

There is no talk of Obama approving direct diplomatic negotiations with Hamas early on in his administration, but he is being urged by advisers to initiate low-level or clandestine approaches, and there is growing recognition in Washington that the policy of ostracising Hamas is counter-productive.

Richard Haass, a diplomat under both presidents Bush who was named by a number of news organisations this week as Obama’s choice for Middle East envoy, supports low level contacts with Hamas provided there is a ceasefire in place and a Hamas-Fatah reconciliation emerges…

Bruce Hoffman, a counterterrorism expert at the Georgetown school of foreign service, said it was unlikely Obama would move to initiate contacts with Hamas unless the radical faction in Damascus was crippled by the conflict in Gaza. “This would really be dependent on Hamas’s military wing having suffered a real, almost decisive, drubbing.”

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I suggest Obama read Sayyid Qutb’s Milestones which is the Islamic Jihadists manifesto.  There is no negotiating with these people.  When every country in the world has submitted to Sharia law, they will no longer be a problem.  Read how Carter’s negotiations with terrorists caused grave damage to this nations security that remain to this day.

“The basis of the message is that one should accept the sharia without any question and reject all other laws in any shape or form. This is Islam. There is no other meaning of Islam.”

Seyyid Qutb

Obama has no understanding of the roots of radical Islam. It began long before the US invaded Iraq. Although Sayyid Qutb wrote the jihadist manifesto Milestones which is commonly compared to the communist manifesto, Haj Muhammed Amin al-Husseini was the true forefather of radical Islam. Al-Husseini preceded Qutb in his radical anti-Western, anti-semitic ideals. Al-Husseini was a Nazi who worked directly with and for Hitler actively recruiting Muslims to fight in Hilter’s Army.

The scary part is that Obama is being an apologist when he needs to be strong against our enemy, radical Islam. What would have happened if we had tried to appease Hitler? We would all be speaking German now.

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Dems Turning US into a Banana Republic

Posted by rightwinger on January 8, 2009

I thought the Dems motto is “Every Vote Must Count.”   I guess not when it comes to a close election as in Minnesota.  This election was obviously STOLEN by the Democratic candidate and ACORN.  Should we be surprised?  No!  Just wait until after Obama has put ACORN on steroids.  The next Presidential election will most likely be stolen.  This is disgusting and a second runoff race should have been held in Minnesota.  Of course the Democratic dominated state of Minnesota won’t change the laws because a Republican could have won.  Well America this is what you get when you vote in a Democratic President and Congress.  Fraud galore will be the mainstream.  Look at Obama’s transition, there has never been this much scandal with a Presidential transition.  Don’t worry the main stream media will keep spoon feeding you drivel that makes Obama look brilliant and untainted.  I’m not saying he’s not smart, but he did say that one bomb was dropped on Hawaii and that he campaigned in 57 states.  Oh yes let’s not forget part of the work experience he touted is that he was a Community Organizer with ACORNACORN is such a trustworthy organization with so many members being jailed for voter fraud.  In Charlotte, NC one of the ACORN workers was arrested for prostitution while canvassing neighborhoods to promote Obama.

On Monday, after a flurry of ballots that materialized after election night, the Minnesota Canvassing Board determined that Al Franken is the duly elected junior senator from the land of 10,000 lakes and almost as many questionable ballots. The margin was 225 votes out of nearly 3 million cast.

Franken is the former comedy writer and performer who played self-help guru Stuart Smalley (“I’m good enough, I’m smart enough and, doggone it, people like me!”) on “Saturday Night Live” before he launched a talk show on the Air America Radio network that went bankrupt in 2 1/2 years.

Franken is not quite senator yet. Incumbent Norm Coleman, who led on election night by more than 700 votes, has filed what is called an election contest. This is a legal proceeding, held before a panel of judges to be appointed by the chief judge of the Supreme Court, to determine the winner of the election.

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid isn’t waiting. “Al Franken has won the election,” he told reporters. “Everything is over.” Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., new head of the Senate Rules Committee, also jumped the gun.

Coleman’s term officially ended Saturday. Schumer proclaimed Franken the winner on Sunday.

To be resolved through the election contest are a few tidbits such as 650 additional improperly rejected absentee ballots identified by the Coleman campaign that were excluded from the recount.

Among absentee ballots, 138 appear to have been double-counted in Franken’s favor. And 133 missing ballots from a heavily Democratic Minneapolis precinct were nevertheless included in the recount.

Interestingly, as Newsmax has reported, Minnesota Secretary of State Mark Ritchie, who orchestrated the recount that gave Franken a lead six weeks after Coleman appeared to win by 725 votes on Election Day, has extensive ties to the ACORN organization under federal investigation for vote fraud.

All this could have been avoided if Minnesota had a law like Georgia’s allowing for a runoff if no candidate had a majority in the original contest. But then, as in Georgia, it might result in a Republican holding the seat.

Fears that a special election might result in a GOP victory led Illinois Democrats to rescind their own call for one and create the second ring in this three-ring election circus. Instead, we have the spectacle of perennial wannabe Roland Burris showing up on the steps of the Senate pleading that he is the junior senator from Illinois and can he come in and play.

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Pelosi to shut out Reps in House

Posted by rightwinger on January 6, 2009

What about having an open debate???  There will be no more open debates in the US House of Representatives.  Ok America you voted the Dems in and this is what you get.  Remember when the Republicans won a majority and the Dems were screaming that they would have a voice.  The Obama Regime is almost in power and we can see how they will rule.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi plans to re-write House rules today to ensure that the Republican minority is unable to have any influence on legislation. Pelosi’s proposals are so draconian, and will so polarize the Capitol, that any thought President-elect Obama has of bipartisan cooperation will be rendered impossible before he even takes office.

Pelosi’s rule changes — which may be voted on today — will reverse the fairness rules that were written around Newt Gingrich’s “Contract with America.”

In reaction, the House Republican leadership is sending a letter today to Pelosi to object to changes to House Rules this week that would bar Republicans from offering alternative bills, amendments to Democrat bills or even the guarantee of open debate accessible by motions to recommit for any piece of legislation during the entire 111th Congress. These procedural abuses, as outlined in the below letter obtained by HUMAN EVENTS, would also include the repeal of six-year limit for committee chairmen and other House Rules reform measures enacted in 1995 as part of the Contract with America.

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Obama’s Tax Plan for Businesses

Posted by rightwinger on January 6, 2009

Investor’s Business Daily has done a great job explaining the problems with the tax cuts being offered to businesses.  Its going to be tax cuts for failure or welfare for businesses.  For those businesses that have been successful there is no tax relief coming.

Maybe any tax cut is better than no tax cut, but a clear view of what the incoming Obama administration has planned raises serious concerns.

Not surprisingly, considering the class-warfare rhetoric of his campaign, the next president has fallen into the politics-driven trap that has plagued so many of his fellow Democrats: being unable to support a plain old across-the-board cut because “the rich” might get to keep more of their money.

So instead of simply accepting the wisdom of the big Bush across-the-board tax cuts on income and investment, he’ll propose what you could call “outcome-based tax-cutting”: You’re getting a tax cut because Uncle Sam wants a certain thing to happen, like a failed business to unfail.

That philosophy of government micromanagement of the private sector cannot work.

First, there’s the glaring flaw that the Obama business tax plan gives a one-year tax credit for companies that generate new jobs or back off on layoffs.

The idea is to give them some relief while they’re under strain, like handing a cup of Gatorade to a long-distance runner. But no one can run a marathon without food in his stomach and a road without obstacles.

Businesses need the certainty of low taxes in the long-term future to get past the financial crisis and do well, not the fiscal policy equivalent of a performing seal being rewarded with a sardine from its master.

Then there’s Obama’s proposed expansion of the write-off for businesses from the current $175,000 to as much as $250,000 for the next two years. This rewards firms who have done badly and may even encourage losses in the future.

Businesses that have done well get no such bonus. It’s like applying the failed thinking behind welfare — cash handouts from the government for those who fail — to industry.

What’s more, this would superimpose more complexity onto an already burdensome tax code. For accountants, the New Year’s Eve party may have only just begun.

Finally, for run-of-the-mill taxpayers, there’s Obama’s “Making Work Pay” program. It begins with yet more rebates, which — as the Bush administration discovered twice — does little if anything to stimulate the economy.

Sending out nice, fat checks from the U.S. Treasury is an idea that goes back at least to the failed presidential campaign of George McGovern in 1972. But for a tax cut to have any real stimulative effect on productivity, it must serve to reward that productivity: the more you produce (i.e., earn), the bigger your tax cut.

Barack Obama may soon be saying in every speech he makes as president that he enacted the biggest tax cut in history — citing the mind-boggling figure of $300 billion.

But cash from Washington for people who don’t pay income taxes, and for businesses that don’t work, is not tax-cutting. Instead, it’s exactly what Obama the candidate promised Joe the Plumber: wealth redistribution.

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Some good news

Posted by rightwinger on January 6, 2009

Well Obama has decided to forgo raising taxes at least until the economic downturn is over.  Before and even after he won, he repeatedly said that taxes would be raised on businesses and incomes over $250,000.  The 250,000 number was a moving target, but for now we will say 250.  Now I guess he has decided to listen to his supply side economic advisor who advised against raising taxes during a recession.  This is good news, but before you get too excited Obama plans to let the Bush tax cuts expire in 2010.   In 2010, all of our taxes will go up except for the middle class and lower income individuals.  The problem is the middle class hasn’t been defined.  We’ll find that out in 2010 I guess.

More importantly, conservatives are also making progress on significantly changing the actual content of the stimulus bill. Tacitly accepting a core conservative belief, Obama’s team has dropped any plans to raise taxes because the plan is “focused on measures that create jobs.”  -This is from the Heritage Foundation Morning Bell for 1/5/08

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Pro-Hamas, Pro-Nazi Protests ignored by MSM

Posted by rightwinger on January 5, 2009

Around the world pro-Hamas groups are protesting.   The MSM is not showing the pro-Nazi aspect of the pro-Hamas protests.   The below protest took place in Chicago of all places.  I went to CNN to see if they are covering any of these protests.  Nope nothing there just more jibberish about how its all Israel’s falt.  The borders were created long ago and must be accepted by the world.  If the American Indians suddenly started using their Reservations to shoot bombs and missiles at American civilians, what do you think the US would do?  Hamas is a terrorist organization started by Abdullah Azzam.  Azzam was also the original founder of al Qaida. [Inside al Qaeda by Rohan Gunaratna, p. 28] In addition, Hamas is a Nazi organization. The Protocols of the Elders of Zion is a well known anti-Semitic propaganda book that was accepted as the gospel by the Nazi’s during World War II.  Hamas has incorporated the Protocols of the Elders of Zion in Article 32 of the charters of Hamas. Israel is first, next up the Western World.  Great Britain already has 5 Sharia law courts.  AIG is selling Sharia compliant Insurance in the US.  If you think radical Islam that refuses to accept other religions and cultures will meld with the West you are wrong.  These people won’t negotiate.  Seyyid Qutb wrote Milestones which is considered the Islamic jihadists manifesto.

“The basis of the message is that one should accept the sharia without any question and reject all other laws in any shape or form. This is Islam. There is no other meaning of Islam.”

Seyyid Qutb

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Some good news and bad news for 09

Posted by rightwinger on January 4, 2009

The good news first.  I was very happy to read that Investor’s Business Daily thinks the US will pull out of this recession by the end of 2009.   The down side?  Inflation will be looming at the end of 2009 because of all the mass spending and bailouts.

Contrary to predictions of gloom and doom lasting into 2010, the U.S. economy will pull out of its recession as a massive home inventory overhang is worked off, oil prices stay low, trillions of dollars in stimulus and bailout funds are put to work and Fed interest-rate cuts kick in. Banks and finance companies will start lending again, and rising demand will push companies to hire. By the end of 2009, some people will be voicing concern about a new threat — inflation.

Cheaper energy helps. The weekly average cost of a gallon of gasoline plunged from $4.05 at its peak in mid-July to $1.59 in the last week of 2008. According to Nariman Behravish, chief economist of Global Insight, each 10-cent drop in gas prices is equal to a $12 billion tax cut. So the U.S. will get a “silent” tax cut of about $295 billion.

This means the bear market in stocks — which are one of the economy’s best leading indicators — should be drawing to a close. This bear is now in its 15th month, and most don’t last more than 15 or 16. Nine to 10 is more like it.

Most economists look for a 1% drop in GDP in 2009 as unemployment heads for 8%. But a strong second-half rebound means the U.S. economy might grow in 2009 — and once again pull the rest of the world out of recession with it.

The bad news is that our homeland will be less secure if Obama does not follow George Bush’s lead.  No matter what you have to say about Bush, he kept us safe.  9/11 was due to lack of initiative and precautions taken by the Clinton administration.  The libs want to blame Bush, but he had barely been in office when 9/11 happened.  The intelligence they had was sketchy.  The one hijacker that had been arrested kept quiet until after the attack.  Obama has not once named our enemy of Islamic terrorism.  Political correctness is not what we need to defeat this enemy.  If we had appeased Hitler, we would all be speaking German about now.

One of the Bush Administration’s key reasons for letting the National Security Agency listen to communications between the U.S. and al-Qaida contacts was that the special courts set up by the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act often work too slowly to prevent terrorist operations. As current CIA director and former NSA director Gen. Michael Hayden put it, “it’s a quicker trigger . . . it allows us to be as agile as operationally required to cover these targets.”

Given this success, will Barack Obama as president follow the wishes of many of his fellow Democrats in Congress and dilute this indispensable tool that has helped keep us safe since the 9/11 attacks?

Will he end the CIA’s so-called “black prisons” program, in which tough interrogations were used on key terrorist detainees in foreign locations, to extract information about future attack plans?

Will he take the heat from the left of his own party and boldly use his constitutional authority as president to go the extra mile in protecting the country, as George W. Bush has?

Will he view victory as imperative in both Iraq and Afghanistan, recognizing them as fronts in the war on terror?

We’ll see. Promising to get Osama bin Laden sounds great in a campaign; governing requires more than catchphrases.

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Congress votes themselves a pay raise

Posted by rightwinger on January 3, 2009

While we were all getting ready for the holidays what was Congress doing?  Voting themselves a pay raise of course.  While thousands are being laid off, Congress of course thinks of themselves.

What a great time for taxpayers to give senators and congressmen a $2.5 million jump in their already bloated salaries. It’s tough to get by on $217,400 a year if you’re House Speaker Nancy Pelosi — even if, as the Washington Times reported, you funneled nearly $100,000 from your political action committee to your husband’s business over a decade.

Last year, Pelosi supported a bill banning payments from PACs to congressional spouses, but that didn’t stop her from doing it. Most members of Congress have to subsist on only $169,300 annually, so the $4,700 raise they’re giving themselves next year should help keep them off food stamps.

It’s hard to know where to start in expressing outrage. The last thing this Congress deserves is a raise. A new report from Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Okla., found over $1 billion in taxpayer funding wasted on nonsense ranging from searching in vain for Alaskan ice worms to an airplane-shaped, nonworking gas station in Tennessee to nearly $300,000 for specialty potatoes for high-end restaurants.

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Bill Ayers continues to rewrite history

Posted by rightwinger on December 28, 2008

Bill Ayers was allowed to submit an op-ed to the New York Times. His explanation for the Weather Underground is a rewrite of history describing the Weather Underground as peaceful protesters that didn’t want to hurt anyone. This is a complete and utter distortion of the facts. His GMA interview was along the same lines. The undercover FBI agent that infiltrated the Weather Underground tried to submit an op-ed in response to Bill Ayers misrepresentation of the facts. Of course his op-ed was not accepted.

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Ayers claimed in his fantasy that:

I never killed or injured anyone. I did join the civil rights movement in the mid-1960s, and later resisted the draft and was arrested in nonviolent demonstrations. I became a full-time antiwar organizer for Students for a Democratic Society. In 1970, I co-founded the Weather Underground, an organization that was created after an accidental explosion that claimed the lives of three of our comrades in Greenwich Village. The Weather Underground went on to take responsibility for placing several small bombs in empty offices — the ones at the Pentagon and the United States Capitol were the most notorious — as an illegal and unpopular war consumed the nation.

The Weather Underground crossed lines of legality, of propriety, and perhaps even of common sense. Our effectiveness can be — and still is being — debated. We did carry out symbolic acts of extreme vandalism directed at monuments to war and racism, and the attacks on property, never on people, were meant to respect human life and convey outrage and determination to end the Vietnam war.

Peaceful protests had failed to stop the war. So we issued a screaming response. But it was not terrorism; we were not engaged in a campaign to kill and injure people indiscriminately, spreading fear and suffering for political ends.

Ayers would like to claim he participated in non-violent protests. But he omits the fact he helped organize and participated in the 1969 “Days of Rage,” which left innocents and police officers hospitalized and one man permanently crippled, a maiming his fellow Weathermen mocked with the crude lyrics of “Lay Elrod Lay.” One of the participants in the violence noted that the thugs armed themselves with “steel pipes and slingshots, chains, clubs, mace, and rolls of pennies to add weight to a punch.” The participant quoted was Bill Ayers describing the event he helped create in his own book, Fugitive Days.

The Greenwich Village blast Ayers pathologically claims was the catalyst that led to forming the Weather Underground was actually his group’s third botched attempt at mass murder. Ayers personally ordered mass murder attempts at the Detroit Police Benevolent Association and Detroit Police Precinct 13 in February 1970, using bombs comprised of 44 sticks of dynamite. It was only the Weathermen’s incompetence at constructing fuses that kept these blasts from going off and creating dozens of casualties.

Weeks later the Greenwich Village blast occurred when a terrorist cell of the Weather Underground accidentally detonated anti-personnel bombs they were assembling for an attack against soldiers and their dates at a non-commissioned officers dance at nearby Fort Dix that evening. Had the plot succeeded, the planned attack would likely have been the worst terrorist attack on American soil prior to the Oklahoma City bombing.

Bill Ayers would like to use the fog of time to plead his case that he was just another protester against the Vietnam war, a point that the Times is perhaps willing to let him make considering his longtime association with the president-elect they so nakedly support. No amount of inspired fantasy, however, can omit the simple truth that there is only one significant difference between Bill Ayers and Timothy McVeigh: Competence.

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