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Thoughts Above The Rim: Putin & Netanyahu

ESPITE ALL THE NATIONAL TREASURE spent for the sake of others over the past sixty or so years, the inimitable West is still trying to reclaim lost ground in the culture war. We believe that the following paragraphs may very well be grounded in truth, with one exception. Oil money has allowed the frothing deeply-entrenched Jew-hatred of Islam to once again rise to the top of their poisoned cup. Russia may have poured gasoline on the festering resentment, but they didn't invent it. "In 1972, the Kremlin decided to turn the whole Islamic world against Israel and the U.S. As...

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US Security And Islam

e continue to read that Defense officials involved in waging the global war against Islamist extremism are increasingly frustrated by the apparent failure of senior military and civilian officials in distinguishing between the good guys and the bad guys in this task of assuring national security. In fact, as far as most of us who aren't fixated on celebrity sightings and other useless pursuits of happiness are concerned these so-called community outreach efforts have helped legitimize some U.S. Islamic groups with covert or overt ties to extremists, a problem that also is occurring at the FBI and Justice Department. The...


The Illusion Of Metastability

ere's an insight into these global events by a poster named Frank: I think it was Yeltsin who said of the USSR that in the end the society had become a land of hypocrites where no one would dare speak the truth and the few who did were in grave danger. The malaise, the stagnation of everything was blamed on the US and a false front was fostered of a land of equality, a place where there was universal health care, no homelessness, etc. We were told the USSR was nothing like America and even Dan Rather waxed warm on...


Mutually Assured Deception

heikyermami says, "When the Ayatollah Khomeini came to power in Iran he immediately set upon the useful idiots who were assisting him in what they believed would be some kind of socialist revolution. When the Russians pulled out of Afghanistan they left an operator named Najibullah behind. Google 'Najibullah' and check what happened to him, which is likely what would happen to Karzai, the darling of the West." Word to that. V S Naipaul—in Among the Believers—spent time with the earnest Persian socialists—the people who read the leftist and Soviet literature and truly believed in people's revolution and all that....