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Thursday, October 02, 2014

Mark Levin: Obama's 'Friendly' overtures to Iran before Obama was elected to Office!

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18 People Came In Contact With Ebola Patient AFTER He Was Symptomatic - UPDATED AT BOTTOM OF POST

From Ace of Spades:
Our patient's name appears to be Thomas Eric Duncan of Liberia. Check out Bryan Preston's brief rundown of the NY Times article. He came into direct contact with a friend who had Ebola. He rode with her in a taxi and carried her from the taxi to a hospital on September 15, four days before he flew to the United States. She was turned away from the hospital because the Ebola ward was full. She died of Ebola early the following morning. Her brother also got sick and shows Ebola symptoms. That was at the same time that Duncan started getting sick. 
He left Liberia and arrived in Texas on September 20. Six days later he sought treatment at Texas Presbyterian Hospital, and was sent home. He returned two days later, and has been confirmed to be infected with Ebola. 
Duncan also abruptly quit his job on September 4, so he might have already planned the trip to see his family in the U.S. But he certainly knew that he had been exposed to Ebola by the time he boarded that plane and came to Texas, four days after his friend died of it. He must surely have known it when he first visited the Texas Presbyterian Hospital, and he must have known it when the doctors sent him home. 
(Editorial note: it has NOT been established that he was feeling sick prior to getting on the plane, despite the above blockquote.)
Let that sink in, though: he knew he'd been exposed, and it's not unfair to deduce that he thought to himself, "the Americans will save me". 
We'll get back to that in a moment, as there's more fun. Via Reuters: Two days after he was sent home from a Dallas hospital, the man who is the first person to be diagnosed with Ebola in the United States was seen vomiting on the ground outside an apartment complex as he was bundled into an ambulance. 
"His whole family was screaming. He got outside and he was throwing up all over the place," resident Mesud Osmanovic, 21, said on Wednesday, describing the chaotic scene before the man was admitted to Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital on Sunday where he is in serious condition. 
Now, that's not good, obviously, because you have to assume that the ground around the apartment- as well as probably the building's ventilation system- are contaminated. The good news is that bleach and Lysol can handle contaminated surfaces, and there are good professional decontamination groups who can handle those ventilation systems. Still, that means he was (obviously) pretty sick when EMS picked him up, and that ambulance stayed in service. 
Now, having worked in the D/FW area, I've never known an EMS crew in the neighborhood that didn't aggressively decontaminate their ambulances daily. Certainly, one takes no chances, but the ambulance was decontaminated per CDC guidelines, and will be back in service again shortly. 
I don't have a problem with that. The above link also notes that five school-age children came into contact with Duncan. That would be a nightmare scenario if the kids were already sick, but again, the bug doesn't spread until you're symptomatic. 
The indications are that as many as 18 people may have come into contact with Duncan while symptomatic, and they'll be monitored and kept at home for three weeks while we wait and see if they get sick. 
Now, there was a mishandling of Duncan when he was initially assessed at the emergency room (this was prior to him getting his ambulance ride). He indicated to one of the staff that he was in from Liberia, but that was not communicated to the rest of the crew working on him. 
So, with those facts out there, let's get back to our dear Mr. Duncan, who not only jeopardized an entire continent, but set things up for an even uglier scenario down the road. 
IF he survives- and he's still in pretty bad shape- then it's not much of a leap of logic to figure a lot of sick and potentially sick people will make the decision that it's worth the effort to get over to North America.

Health Officials Now Monitoring 100 Ebola Contacts, Up From "12-18"

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Pope John Paul II On Islam

From Pope John Paul II's book, Crossing the Threshold of Hope:
Whoever knows the Old and New Testaments, and then reads the Koran, clearly sees the process by which it completely reduces Divine Revelation. It is impossible not to note the movement away from what God said about Himself, first in the Old Testament through the Prophets, and then finally in the New Testament through His Son. 
In Islam all the richness of God's self-revelation, which constitutes the heritage of the Old and New Testaments, has definitely been set aside. Some of the most beautiful names in the human language are given to the God of the Koran, but He is ultimately a God outside of the world, a God who is only Majesty, never Emmanuel, God-with-us. Islam is not a religion of redemption. ... 
In countries where fundamentalist movements come to power, human rights and the principle of religious freedom are unfortunately interpreted in a very one-sided way-religious freedom comes to mean freedom to impose on all citizens the "true religion." In these countries the situation of Christians is sometimes terribly disturbing. Fundamentalist attitudes of this nature make reciprocal contacts very difficult. All the same, the Church remains always open to dialogue and cooperation.
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This Week On The Gathering Storm

Listen to The Gathering Storm Radio Show, hosted by WC and Always On Watch.

The show broadcasts live for 30 minutes every Friday beginning at noon, Pacific Time.

Our scheduled guest this week is again Mark Alexander of A New Dark Age Is Dawning.

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Royal Canadian Mounted Police Allows Muslims To Help Write Anti-Terror Manual, Then Realizes They've Been Had

Ok, Yeah, I Guess We Won't Do THAT Again, Eh?

From Point de Bascule:
In spite of having tried to associate the RCMP to many radical Muslim scholars on page 13 of her booklet, including two, Siraj Wahaj and Hamza Yusuf, who have defended a cop-killer in the U.S., Shahina Siddiqui (wearing a white blouse) is still “a member of the RCMP Commissioner’s National Advisory Committee on Diversity as well as the RCMP Commanding Officers’ Diversity Committee, D-Division in Manitoba.” 
After many commentators complained to the RCMP and in the media about its endorsement of a so-called anti-terrorism booklet praising numerous radical Muslim scholars, the RCMP issued a press release to officially distance itself from the document that bears its logo.
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The White House And Ebola

Here's the official position: White House: No Ebola travel restrictions


BTW, at Always On Watch, there is a thread about Ebola. If interested, please stop by to read the blog post and some of the comments.

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And Just Because Marc Lamont Hill Said This Doesn't Mean He's a Moron, But the Odds Are Pretty Good

From Red Flag News 

Marc Lamont Hill: Just Because Oklahoma Man Is Muslim And Beheaded A Woman Doesn’t Mean It’s Terrorism, “People Behead For All Sorts Of Reasons”…


I get the impression people like Marc Lamont Hill, if he's the last non-Muslim on earth, and sees the blade swinging toward his neck, would say, "You misunderstand Islam. I reject your interpreta--"

To article 

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Muslims Kill More People Annually Than 350-Yrs of the Spanish Inquisition

From the Astute Bloggers:

Muslim decapitation of 1.5-2 million Christians in Armenia. This genocide was marketed by the Grand Mufti al-Hussaini to Hitler and the Nazi’s and adapted for the Jews – which ended up creating the holocaust. Prior to being associated with al-Husseini Hitler had not committed arrests or persecution of the Jewish people. The genocide was initiated after Hitler’s association and collaboration with muslims and their jihad army offered as Nazi collaborators.

Perspective: Think the Spanish inquisition was bad?
  • More people are killed by Islamists each year than in all 350 years of the Spanish Inquisition* combined.
    The Spanish inquisition (Tribunal del Santo Oficio de la Inquisición) from 1478 to 1834 was established due to muslim invasions. It was the war and battle to try and end Islamic infiltration, Arab fascism and conquest. It’s quite interesting how similar to muslims their methodology was. Was it habit by long association under muslim rule or a strategy?
    Note: The Spanish Inquisition was an answer to the multi-religious nature of Spanish society following the reconquest of the Iberian Peninsula from the Muslim Moors.
    After invading in 711, large areas of the Iberian Peninsula were ruled by Muslims until 1250, when they were restricted to Granada, which fell in 1492. However, the Reconquista did not result in the total expulsion of Muslims from Spain, since they, along with the enslaved Jews, were tolerated by the ruling Christian elite. Large cities, especially Seville, Valladolid and Barcelona, had significant Jewish populations centered in Juderia. Muslims tried to take control throughout the entire country and expand into France to install an islamic state wherever they went.
    To expel the vicious Islamic parasite from the nation the Tribunal killed anyone and everyone who were suspected of being contaminated by Islam, even those enslaved by the muslims.
    The Inquisition not only hunted for Protestants and for false converts from Judaism among the conversos, but also searched for false or relapsed converts among the Moriscos [moors], forced converts from Islam. Many Moriscos were suspected of practising Islam in secret. They killed anyone suspected of being traitors or disguised moles. No one was spared.
    So successful was the enterprise in 1609, in the space of months, Spain was emptied of its Moriscos. Expelled were the Moriscos of Aragon, Murcia, Catalonia, Castile, Mancha and Extremadura.
    In other words, the Spanish inquisition saved the entire region from being taken over by Islamic rule. It was a brutal but quintessentially heroic act in history that saw the sacrifice of millions of people to exterminate Islam fully and completely from the land. It took them nearly 400 years. Imagine the sheer volume of muslims in the country for it to take almost four centuries to get rid of them.
Think the KKK has been bad since 1950?
Think the KKK was bad from 1865-1965?
Think the IRA’s terror campaign and the sectarian violence in Northern Ireland was bad?
Think capital punishment in the USA is barbaric?
It’s actually much worse than that: MORE PERSPECTIVE: Tears of Jihad
These figures are a rough estimate of the death of non-Muslims by the political act of jihad.
Thomas Sowell [Thomas Sowell, Race and Culture, BasicBooks, 1994, p. 188] estimates that 11 million slaves were shipped across the Atlantic and 14 million were sent to the Islamic nations of North Africa and the Middle East.
For every slave captured many others died.
Estimates of this collateral damage vary. The renowned missionary David Livingstone estimated that for every slave who reached a plantation, five others were killed in the initial raid or died of illness and privation on the forced march.
[Woman’s Presbyterian Board of Missions, David Livingstone, p. 62, 1888]
Those who were left behind were the very young, the weak, the sick and the old. These soon died since the main providers had been killed or enslaved.
So, for 25 million slaves delivered to the market, we have an estimated death of about 120 million people. Islam ran the wholesale slave trade in Africa.
120 million Africans
The number of Christians martyred by Islam is 9 million [David B. Barrett, Todd M. Johnson, World Christian Trends AD 30-AD 2200, William Carey Library, 2001, p. 230, table 4-10] .
A rough estimate by Raphael Moore in History of Asia Minor is that another 50 million died in wars by jihad.
So counting the million African Christians killed in the 20th century we have:
60 million Christians
[This calculation does not include the Arab biological warfare of the middle ages where enslaved and infected Jews, riddled with plague, were dumped across Europe in regions that had no Jewish origin or settlers. They carried the disease from the brutal Arab slave trade and were part of the enslaved blacks, Christians and Jews who managed to survive by paying jizya. These diseased people were then spread into Europe during muslim efforts to conquer the Italian coast (Venice), Greece, Spain, etc. The plague ended up killing half of the entire population of Europe]
Koenard Elst in Negationism in India gives an estimate of 80 million Hindus killed in the total jihad against India. [Koenard Elst, Negationism in India, Voice of India, New Delhi, 2002, pg. 34.]
The country of India today is only half the size of ancient India, due to jihad. The mountains near India are called the Hindu Kush, meaning the “funeral pyre of the Hindus.”
80 million Hindus
[More recent estimates in India investigating historic events and population gaps have estimated that over 100 million Hindus have been killed by muslims in the past 14 centuries]
Buddhists do not keep up with the history of war. Keep in mind that in jihad only Christians and Jews were allowed to survive as dhimmis (servants to Islam); everyone else had to convert or die.
Jihad killed the Buddhists in Turkey, Afghanistan, along the Silk Route, and in India.
The total is roughly 10 million. [David B. Barrett, Todd M. Johnson, World Christian Trends AD 30-AD 2200, William Carey Library, 2001, p. 230, table 4-1.]
10 million Buddhists
Oddly enough there were not enough Jews killed in jihad to significantly affect the totals of the Great Annihilation. The jihad in Arabia was 100 percent effective, but the numbers were in the thousands, not millions.
After that, the Jews submitted and became the dhimmis (servants and second class citizens) of Islam and did not have geographic political power.
This gives a rough estimate of 270 million killed by jihad.
[And added to that let's not forget that Muslims have slaughtered 11 million other Muslims since 1948 in addition to the 270+ non-Muslims they have murdered over the centuries. How many muslims they have murdered over 1,400 years is unknown. Muslims view murder as insignificant so they don't seem to keep track of their history of slaughters.]

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Staggering Statistics on Muslim-on-Muslim Murders

“Some 11,000,000 Muslims have been violently killed since 1948, of which 35,000, or 0.3 percent, died during the sixty years of fighting Israel, or just 1 out of every 315 Muslim fatalities. In contrast, over 90 percent of the 11 million who perished were killed by fellow Muslims.”
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Chet Baker

Chet Baker - Vocals and Trumpet
Stan Getz - Sax


Chet Baker - Trumpet
Paul Desmond - Alto Sax (my God, but Desmond's playing is exquisite on this piece)
Jim Hall - Guitar
Ron Carter - Bass
Steve Gadd - Drums
Roland Hanna - Piano

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What the Arab World Produces

Here's an amazing statistic Mr. Prager doesn't mention:

Only 370 industrial patents were issued to people in Arab countries between 1980 and 2000. In South Korea during that same period, 16,000 industrial patents were issued.

Here's another source on Patents and the Arab World.

From Dennis Prager:

At least since the early part of the 20th century, aside from oil, the Arab world has produced and exported two products.
It has produced essentially no technology, medicine or anything else in the world of science. It has almost no contributions to world literature, art or to intellectual development.
According to the most recent United Nations Arab Human Development Reports (2003-2005), written by Arab intellectuals, Greece, with a population of 11 million, annually translates five times more books from English than the entire Arab world, population 370 million. Nor is this a new development. The total number of books translated into Arabic during the last 1,000 years is less than Spain translates into Spanish in one year. reports that about 100 million people in the Arab world are illiterate; and three quarters of them are between the ages of 15 and 45.
As for Arab women, the situation is even worse. Nearly half of the Arab world’s women are illiterate, and sexual attacks on women have actually increased since the Arab Spring, as have forced marriages and trafficking. And the exact number of women murdered by family members in “honor killings” is not knowable. It is only known to be large.
In Egypt, the largest Arab country, 91 percent of women and girls are subjected to female genital mutilation, according to UNICEF. Not to mention the number of women in the Arab world who must wear veils or even full-face and full-body coverings known as burkas. And, of course, Saudi Arabia is infamous for not allowing women to drive a car.
Another unhappy feature of the Arab world is the prevalence of lies. To this day, Egypt denies that it was the Egyptian pilot, Ahmed El-Habashi, who allegedly crashed an EgyptAir jet into the ocean deliberately. Vast numbers of Arabs believe that Jews knew of the 9-11 plot and avoided going to work at the World Trade Center that day.
So, then, is there anything at which the Arab world has excelled for the past two generations? Has there been a major Arab export?
As it happens, there are two.
Hatred and violence.
The Arab world has no peer when it comes to hatred – of the Western world generally, and especially of Israel. Israel-hatred and its twin, Jew-hatred, are the oxygen that the Arab world breathes.
Two of the most popular songs in Egypt over the past decade have been “I Hate Israel” and the ironically named “I Love Israel.”
Lyrics of the latter song include:
“May it [Israel] be destroyed. May it be wiped off the map. May a wall fall on it. May it disappear from the universe. God, please have it banished.”
“May it dangle from the noose. May I get to see it burning, Amen. I will pour gasoline on it. I am an Egyptian man. I am not a coward.”
“I Hate Israel” is so popular that it was the song which Egypt’s pop star Chaaboula sang at the largest music festival in the Arab world, Morocco’s Mawazine. The festival, one of the biggest in the world, featured Alicia Keys, Justin Timberlake, Ricky Martin and Kool and the Gang.
Some of the lyrics:
“I hate Israel, and I would say so if I was asked to.
“Two faces of the same coin, America and Israel. They made the world a jungle and ignited the fuse.
“About that [Twin] Tower, oh people. Definitely! His friends [Israel] were the ones who brought it down.”
The other major Arab product and export has been violence.
It is difficult to overstate the amount of violence in the Arab world. Mass murder and cruelty have characterized the Arab world.
Regarding Iraq under Saddam Hussein, Dexter Filkins, the New York Times correspondent in Iraq from 2003-2006 wrote: “Here, in Hussein, was one of the world’s indisputably evil men: he murdered as many as a million of his people, many with poison gas. He tortured, maimed and imprisoned countless more. His unprovoked invasion of Iran is estimated to have left another million people dead.”
Syria, too, has been a country of mass murder, torture, and brutal totalitarian rule — under the rule of Hafez Assad (in power 1971-2000), and his son, Bashar, the current killer-dictator who, among other atrocities, used Sarin gas against his own people in 2013.
In the ongoing Syrian Civil War, according to the United Nations, between March 15, 2011 and April 30, 2014, 191,000 Syrians, about a third of them civilians, were killed. In addition, 2.5 million people have fled Syria to neighboring countries, and 6.5 million have fled their homes within Syria.
In Algeria in the 1990s, Islamist terrorists engaged in wholesale murder of their fellow Algerians. That war cost Algeria about 100,000 lives, mostly civilian.
In Sudan, the Arab government’s atrocities against the non-Arab population in the region of Darfur led to about 300,000 deaths and over a million refugees. In addition there was systematic rape of untold numbers of non-Arab women by Arab gangs known as the Janjaweed.
And then there was the terror unleashed by Palestinians against Israeli civilians in restaurants, at weddings, on buses, etc. The Palestinians are the modern fathers of terrorism directed solely at civilians.
There are two possible reactions to this description of the Arab world. One is that it is an example of anti-Arab “racism.” That would be the reaction in much of the Arab world, on the left and among most academics — despite the fact that the description is of a culture and that the Arabs are not a race. The other is that is that it is tragically accurate. That would be the reaction of some in the Arab world and anyone who cares about truth. One such individual is an Arab. In Politico Magazine two weeks ago. Hisham Melhem, Washington bureau chief of Al-Arabiya, the Dubai-based satellite channel, titled his article “The Barbarians Within Our Gates.” The subtitle is “Arab civilization has collapsed. It won’t recover in my lifetime.”
Islamic State, which is overwhelmingly Arab, is just the latest manifestation.
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Humpday Blues

Albert Collins
The Moon Is Full

My Woman Has A Black Cat Bone

Master Charge

Cold Cold Feeling

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