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March 2024

HOW MANY MEALY-MOUTH WAYS CAN YOU SAY ACT OF WAR?

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There is no doubt that the Islamic Republic of Iran has, directly or indirectly through its state-sponsored proxies, committed an act of war against the State of Israel by the “use of force against the territorial integrity or political independence of any state” as per Article 2(4) of the United Nations Charter.

United Nations Charter Article 2, paragraph 4

All Members shall refrain in their international relations from the threat or use of force against the territorial integrity or political independence of any state, or in any other manner inconsistent with the Purposes of the United Nations. <Source: United Nations Security Council>

The Islamic Republic of Iran admits the attack…

The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) said via state media: ‘The aerospace unit of the Revolutionary Guards has attacked targets in Israel with dozens of drones and missiles in reaction to the Zionist regime’s crimes, including the attack on the consulate section of Iran’s embassy in Damascus and martyring our commanders and military advisers in Syria.’ <Source>

The State of Israel confirms the attack…

The IDF’s spokesperson, Rear Admiral Daniel Hagari, said that the Iranian attack was ’a severe and dangerous escalation’ in tensions, adding: ‘Our defensive and offensive capabilities are at the highest level of readiness ahead of this large-scale attack from Iran.’

The IDF said: ‘The air defense array is on high alert at the same time as the Air Force planes and Navy ships that are on a mission to protect the country’s skies. The IDF is monitoring all targets.

‘We ask the public to adhere to and follow the instructions of the Home Front Command and the official IDF announcements regarding the matter. <Source>

The unknown…

It is believed by some security analysts that Iran possesses a working nuclear weapon and that the Obama/Biden administration has struck an illegal quid pro quo deal with Iran to avoid announcing their nuclear capability or conducting an October Surprise test before the 2024 presidential election in return for relaxed sanctions regarding billions of dollars in blocked funds and oil revenue.

Pussyfooting around a clear and present act of war…

It appears the diplomatic euphemisms are flying on all sides.

  • “A breach of international peace and stability.”
  • “An aggressive military maneuver.”
  • “A significant escalation of tensions.”
  • “A breach of sovereignty.”
  • “An incursion into territorial integrity.”
  • “A hostile military action.”
  • “A challenge to regional security.”
  • “An infringement on peacekeeping efforts.”
  • “An act of aggression.”
  • “A violation of diplomatic norms.”
  • “A disruption of global harmony.”
  • “A breach of ceasefire agreements.”
  • “A destabilizing military operation.”
  • “A provocative military engagement.”
  • “An assault on peaceful coexistence.”
  • “A transgression against international law.”
  • “A provocation with potential for conflict.”
  • “A breach of armistice terms.”
  • “An infringement on diplomatic relations.”
  • “A challenge to the principles of non-violence and diplomacy.”

President Biden’s Statement…

Wh-logo Statement from President Joe Biden on Iran’s Attacks against the State of Israel

Earlier today, Iran—and its proxies operating out of Yemen, Syria and Iraq—launched an unprecedented air attack against military facilities in Israel. I condemn these attacks in the strongest possible terms.

At my direction, to support the defense of Israel, the U.S. military moved aircraft and ballistic missile defense destroyers to the region over the course of the past week. Thanks to these deployments and the extraordinary skill of our servicemembers, we helped Israel take down nearly all of the incoming drones and missiles.

[OCS: Playing defense is not the same as firing a shot over their bow or demonstrating your commitment with the destruction of a military target.]

I’ve just spoken with Prime Minister Netanyahu to reaffirm America’s ironclad commitment to the security of Israel. I told him that Israel demonstrated a remarkable capacity to defend against and defeat even unprecedented attacks – sending a clear message to its foes that they cannot effectively threaten the security of Israel.

[OCS: At the same time, the Obama/Biden administrations seek regime change in Israel and the destruction of Prime Minister Netanyahu through a not-so-covert color revolution.]

Tomorrow, I will convene my fellow G7 leaders to coordinate a united diplomatic response to Iran’s brazen attack. My team will engage with their counterparts across the region. And we will stay in close touch with Israel’s leaders. And while we have not seen attacks on our forces or facilities today, we will remain vigilant to all threats and will not hesitate to take all necessary action to protect our people.

[OCS: The G7 member states consist of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, and the United States—some of whose feckless leaders are anti-Semitic and anti-Israel. Any diplomatic response is likely to be a “strong” letter saying, “Don’t do that again.”] <Source>

What Biden says in private...

Scoop: Biden told Bibi U.S. won't support an Israeli counterattack on Iran

President Biden told Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during a call on Saturday that the U.S. won't support any Israeli counterattack against Iran, a senior White House official told Axios.

Why it matters: Biden and his senior advisers are highly concerned an Israeli response to Iran's attack on Israel would lead to a regional war with catastrophic consequences, U.S. officials said.

Biden told Netanyahu the joint defensive efforts by Israel, the U.S. and other countries in the region led to the failure of the Iranian attack, according to the White House official.

  • "You got a win. Take the win," Biden told Netanyahu, according to the official.
  • The official said that when Biden told Netanyahu that the U.S. would not participate in any offensive operations against Iran and would not support such operations, Netanyahu said he understood.
  • U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin spoke on Saturday with his Israeli counterpart Yoav Gallant and asked that Israel notify the U.S. ahead of any response against Iran, a senior Israeli official said. <Source>

The truth is Biden is out to lunch and the Obamacons like National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan, Secretary of State Antony Blinken, and Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin have little experience and are probably scared shitless of being held accountable for a regional war or the loss of a democrat-majority Senate. And telling anyone in the Biden Administration of attack plans is like telling the Supreme Leader of Iran directly.

What now?

Was this a symbolic “tit-for-tat” strike that is relatively harmless and not worthy of an actual full-scale, serious military retaliatory strike or a precursor to a joint attack on Iranian nuclear facilities, the Iranian regime’s senior leadership, or the Iranian oil infrastructure?

Is the United States mindful of Iranian sleeper cells embedded in the United States while our premier intelligence and law enforcement agencies are concentrating on domestic policies, namely destroying Donald Trump in favor of the progressive communist democrat authoritarian regime?

Has America been sold out by traitors like former President Barack Obama, who resurrected a failing Iranian regime and facilitated its nuclear capabilities? Or Robert Malley, who is alleged to have collaborated with the Iranians and assisted in introducing Iranian operatives into high government positions?

Does America have unregistered foreign agents in Congress who support hostile foreign powers?

Bottom line…

Nobody really knows anything other than we are well and truly screwed by those who purport to represent “We the People.”

-- Steve

Stand-with-israel


“Nullius in verba”-- take nobody's word for it!
"Acta non verba" -- actions not words

“Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.”-- George Bernard Shaw

“Progressive, liberal, Socialist, Marxist, Democratic Socialist -- they are all COMMUNISTS.”

“The key to fighting the craziness of the progressives is to hold them responsible for their actions, not their intentions.” – OCS

"The object in life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane." -- Marcus Aurelius

“A people that elect corrupt politicians, imposters, thieves, and traitors are not victims... but accomplices” -- George Orwell

“Fere libenter homines id quod volunt credunt." (The people gladly believe what they wish to.) ~Julius Caesar

“Describing the problem is quite different from knowing the solution. Except in politics." ~ OCS


A CALIFORNIA STATE AUDIT OF HOMELESS SPENDING: WHAT DID YOU EXPECT?

CA-WORMHOLE-HOMELESS

The Joint Legislative Audit Committee requested an audit of the State’s homelessness funding, including an evaluation of the efforts undertaken by the State and two cities to monitor the cost‑effectiveness of such spending. In general, this report concludes that the State must do more to assess the cost-effectiveness of its homelessness programs.

Unfortunately, everything governed by the progressive communist democrat uni-party in California is a political calculation to advance their toxic agenda and to secure the support of the special interests who fund their campaigns, provide voter support, and run registration drives.

According to the report, “more than 180,000 Californians experienced homelessness in 2023—a 53 percent increase from 2013.”

“To address this ongoing crisis, nine state agencies have collectively spent billions of dollars in state funding over the past five years administering at least 30 programs dedicated to preventing and ending homelessness.”

And, “according to the Legislative Analyst’s Office, the State allocated nearly $24 billion for homelessness and housing during the last five fiscal years, or from 2018–19 through 2022–23.”

So where did the money actually go, and how much was siphoned off for administrative expenses and no-bid service contracts?

The short answer is they don’t want to know. The system is deliberately defective by design.

  • Data indicate that two of the five programs we reviewed—Homekey and the Housing Support Program—are likely cost‑effective. Homekey allows the State to provide individuals with housing that is less expensive than newly built units. The Housing Support Program helps house families who are experiencing or at risk of homelessness and costs less than the State would spend if these families were homeless.
  • The State has not collected adequate outcome data to assess the cost‑effectiveness of the remaining three programs. Without such data, it will lack assurance that these programs represent the best use of state funding.

How long does it take to develop an adequate tracking system, and why does the State of California withhold check issuance and endorsement data based on privacy concerns?

The footnotes…

As is our standard practice, we communicated with Cal ICH [California Interagency Council on Homelessness] while it was reviewing our draft report to discuss any concerns it may have about the report. After these conversations, we informed Cal ICH that we would make changes to the recommendation that Cal ICH develop and publish a scorecard of the cost and outcomes of the State’s homelessness programs. The recommendation can be found here.

Bottom line…

Audit, my ass! The term audit is misleading; the conclusions are always recommendations, there is no mention of waste, fraud, and abuse, and the self-serving system run by the politicians on behalf of the special interests rolls on unabated—fueled by borrowed money and taxpayer obligations.

We are so screwed.

-- Steve

  • Homelessness in California: The State Must Do More to Assess the Cost‑Effectiveness of Its Homelessness Programs

Fact Sheet - https://www.auditor.ca.gov/pdfs/factsheets/2023-102.1.pdf
Full report - https://www.auditor.ca.gov/pdfs/reports/2023-102.1.pdf

  • Homelessness in California: San José and San Diego Must Do More to Plan and Evaluate Their Efforts to Reduce Homelessness

Fact Sheet - https://www.auditor.ca.gov/pdfs/factsheets/2023-102.2.pdf
Full report - https://www.auditor.ca.gov/pdfs/reports/2023-102.2.pdf


“Nullius in verba”-- take nobody's word for it!
"Acta non verba" -- actions not words

“Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.”-- George Bernard Shaw

“Progressive, liberal, Socialist, Marxist, Democratic Socialist -- they are all COMMUNISTS.”

“The key to fighting the craziness of the progressives is to hold them responsible for their actions, not their intentions.” – OCS

"The object in life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane." -- Marcus Aurelius

“A people that elect corrupt politicians, imposters, thieves, and traitors are not victims... but accomplices” -- George Orwell

“Fere libenter homines id quod volunt credunt." (The people gladly believe what they wish to.) ~Julius Caesar

“Describing the problem is quite different from knowing the solution. Except in politics." ~ OCS


DIVERSITY IN MATHEMATICS IS BULLSHIT

Math-equity

Sitting on the throne, the proper venue for considering such weighty matters as the math equity movement, which demands that society must include diversity, equity, and inclusion into our mathematics teaching framework.

So, let's consider the case of the lowly zero and one used to represent the binary system underlying today's computers.

In practical terms, zero and one are just convenient, human-friendly recognition schemes that indicate the presence or absence of an electrical current or charge in a circuit. By definition, binary implies that a circuit is either on or off and a charge is present or not. There are no other states unless you enter the mysterious land of quantum mathematics, where something can be indeterminant until it is observed.

Against this background, what are these math equity proponents asking?

  • Does the one share some of its charge with the zero so they become equal?
  • Does the one owe its charge to zero as a form of reparation for something that occurred long ago and has nothing to do with the present state of the circuit?
  • Should the zero be elevated to a one in the name of equity?

Suppose all this sounds like bullshit being spread over the field of mathematics by bigots who are operating in their own self-interests. In that case, that's because it has the characteristics, stench, and consistency of bullshit.

Yet, there are those sucking up lecture fees, book sales, and consultant gigs for pursuing this nonsense. 

Bottom line...

In reality, including diversity, equity, and inclusion into our mathematics framework is little more than the identity aspect of disparate impact, which falsely suggests that each member of an identity class must be present and perform in proportion to that identity's representation in the general population. If such a relationship is not present, it is assumed to be an indicator of bigotry or oppression--even without conscious intent.

Bell

Disparate impact is statistical nonsense nullified by the normal, or Gaussian, distribution curve, which illustrates a probability distribution that appears as a "bell curve" when graphed. There will always be outliers, high and low values, achievers and non-achievers, rich and poor, strong and weak—such is human nature.

Boosting high achievers in mathematics benefits society, whereas boosting low achievers by the same amount produces additional mediocrity worldwide while curtailing the potential of high achievers. In a world of finite resources, it is more beneficial to support high achievers. 

Those who suggest we concentrate on reducing our mathematics curriculum to the lowest common denominator or relaxing achievement testing standards are either self-serving, self-absorbed bigots or are trying to disguise the failure of mathematics teaching techniques or teachers themselves.

Stripped of jargon and fancy phrases, most individuals, institutions, and so-called scholarly journals promoting social justice in mathematics are full of unadulterated bullshit.

We are so screwed.

-- Steve


“Nullius in verba”-- take nobody's word for it!
"Acta non verba" -- actions not words

“Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.”-- George Bernard Shaw

“Progressive, liberal, Socialist, Marxist, Democratic Socialist -- they are all COMMUNISTS.”

“The key to fighting the craziness of the progressives is to hold them responsible for their actions, not their intentions.” – OCS

"The object in life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane." -- Marcus Aurelius

“A people that elect corrupt politicians, imposters, thieves, and traitors are not victims... but accomplices” -- George Orwell

“Fere libenter homines id quod volunt credunt." (The people gladly believe what they wish to.) ~Julius Caesar

“Describing the problem is quite different from knowing the solution. Except in politics." ~ OCS


WHO DUN IT? WHO WHACKED THE TERRORIST FINANCIER?

Once again, we are left to wonder as our government and media lie…

2560px-The_Telegraph_logo.svgHamas financier’ found riddled with bullets in Lebanon villa
Mohammad Sarur had been accused of funneling tens of millions of dollars from Iranian authorities to terrorist group

Mohammad Sarur was found dead at his home in the mountain town of Beit Meri outside Beirut after being shot at least five times

A suspected financier for Hamas has been found dead at his villa in Lebanon amid growing tensions between Israel and Iran’s proxies.

A body identified as Mohammad Sarur, who had been accused of funneling tens of millions of dollars from Iranian authorities to the terrorist group, was found at his home in the mountain town of Beit Meri outside Beirut after being shot at least five times on Tuesday, a security official told the AFP news agency. His money remained at the scene and was not taken by the gunman.

Sarur was sanctioned by the US Treasury Department for acting as a “middleman” between Iran’s Quds Force and Hamas as he was reportedly in charge of “all money transfers” between them.

The death of a 57-year-old man with the same initials was originally reported by Lebanon’s National News agency on Tuesday night.

Sanctions against Sarur date back to 2019 when US authorities suspected him of acting as an intermediary between Iran’s Revolutionary Guards, Hezbollah in Lebanon, and Hamas, claiming the money he helped to funnel could be used to carry out terrorist attacks on Israel from Gaza.

The US sanctions designation said Sarur was identified as early as 2014 to be working with Hezbollah operatives and being in charge of “all money transfers” between the Quds Force and Hamas’s armed wing the Qassam Brigades.

Security officials in Lebanon did not immediately name any suspects in the killing. Sarur would have been a prime target for an Israeli assassination but it would have been an unusual operation for Israel to carry out.

Israel in recent weeks has ramped up its attacks on Iran proxies across the Middle East, assassinating high-profile individuals in Lebanon and Syria. But all of them were killed in high-precision drone or missile strikes.

There is no military solution to the current confrontation and violence; a political and diplomatic solution is the only way forward.” <Source>

[OCS: This is a bald-faced lie. There is a military solution—kill the terrorists and their supporters in a show of joverwhelming force.]

What is going on?

Occam’s Razor, the simplest explanation is preferable to one that is more complex, suggests the Israeli’s whacked him to interrupt the flow of funds to the terrorists.

However, because we can no longer trust our government, or and other government, or the media, other explanations are possible and plausible.

  • The Obama/Biden CIA whacked him to increase Iranian outrage and/or pressure on Israel.
  • The Iranians whacked him in a false flag operation or because he had sticky fingers and the death could be attributed to Israel.
  • A third-party in the Middle East like the Saudis or the Egyptians could have whacked him to ratchet-up the pressure on Israel.
  • He was whacked to provoke an Iranian retaliatory strike on Israel which provides a reason for Israel to attack Iranian nuclear facilities prior to a break-out which would imperil Saudi Arabia and other regional actors.

Some believe that Iran already has nuclear weapons and that the Obama/Biden Administration is being blackmailed to delay the announcement until after the 2024 election. Others would encourage a nuclear strike on Israel just because their religion is a death cult and the easiest way to join Allah.

Bottom line…

Who knows?

We are so screwed.

--Steve


“Nullius in verba”-- take nobody's word for it!
"Acta non verba" -- actions not words

“Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.”-- George Bernard Shaw

“Progressive, liberal, Socialist, Marxist, Democratic Socialist -- they are all COMMUNISTS.”

“The key to fighting the craziness of the progressives is to hold them responsible for their actions, not their intentions.” – OCS

"The object in life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane." -- Marcus Aurelius

“A people that elect corrupt politicians, imposters, thieves, and traitors are not victims... but accomplices” -- George Orwell

“Fere libenter homines id quod volunt credunt." (The people gladly believe what they wish to.) ~Julius Caesar

“Describing the problem is quite different from knowing the solution. Except in politics." ~ OCS


MEALY-MOUTHED JORDANIANS, EGYPTIANS, AND THE CHEESE-EATING SURRENDER MONKEYS

Once again, Israel is being forced into an abject surrender to evil by a media blitz…

2560px-The_Logo_of_The_Washington_Post_Newspaper.svgOpinion Leaders of Jordan, France and Egypt: Cease fire now in Gaza
Abdullah II bin Al-Hussein is king of Jordan. Emmanuel Macron is president of France. Abdel Fatah El-Sisi is president of Egypt.

In light of the intolerable human toll of the war, we, the leaders of Egypt, France and Jordan, call for the immediate and unconditional implementation of U.N. Security Council Resolution 2728. We underline the urgent need to bring about a permanent cease-fire in Gaza.

We emphasize the urgency of implementing the Security Council’s demand for the immediate release of all hostages and reaffirm our support for the negotiations brokered by Egypt, Qatar and the United States that address a cease-fire, as well as the hostages and detainees.

[OCS: If you are wondering why HAMAS, with their existence threatened in Rafah, keeps turning down cease-fire initiatives that link the cease-fire to the return of hostages, it is because they have indicated to the international community that most of the hostages are either dead or in poor condition. Witness the refusal of HAMAS to provide a list of hostages and their medical condition or allow the International Red Cross to visit the hostages. It should come as no surprise that it is the Obama/Biden Administration that insists that Israel remove this hostage precondition from the negotiation.]

Consistent with international law, Israel is under an obligation to ensure the flow of humanitarian assistance to the Palestinian population, a responsibility it has not fulfilled. We reiterate the Security Council’s demand to lift barriers to humanitarian assistance and for Israel to immediately facilitate humanitarian assistance through all crossing points, including in the North of the Gaza Strip and through a direct land corridor from Jordan, as well as by sea.

[OCS: Never, in the history of warfare, has any party been responsible for the care and feeding of an opponent’s population whose majority openly elected and sides with the enemy forces, especially when such “humanitarian assistance” is stolen or confiscated by enemy combatants.]

Lastly, we underline the urgency of restoring hope for peace and security for all in the region, primarily the Palestinian and Israeli people. We emphasize our determination to continue working together to avoid further regional spillover, and we call on all actors to refrain from any escalatory action. We urge an end to all unilateral measures, including settlement activity and land confiscation. We also urge Israel to prevent settler violence.

[OCS: There has never been peace and security in the Middle East. When the Muslims were not attacking Jews, they were attacking other Muslims. Of course, the editorial authors do not want regional spillover or escalation as it would imperil their own existence. It is disingenuous and morally repugnant that the authors would “urge Israel to prevent settler violence” while ignoring ongoing terrorism and continuing rocket attacks against Israel’s civilian population. Where is the call for the HAMAS terrorists to surrender and bring an end to the conflict?]

We stress our determination to step up our joint efforts to effectively bring about the two-state solution. The establishment of an independent, sovereign Palestinian state on the basis of the two-state solution, in accordance with international law and relevant U.N. Security Council resolutions, to live side by side in peace and security with Israel, is the only way to achieve true peace. The Security Council must play a role in decisively reopening this horizon for peace.

[OCS: Neither Egypt nor Jordan have offered land to the Palestinian Arabs despite their historical presence in Jordan. Egypt and Jordan retained control over the Gaza Strip and the West Bank, respectively, until 1967. The idea that the Palestinian Arabs can “live side by side in peace and security with Israel” is a total impossibility. The Palestinian Arabs completely controlled Gaza and turned it into an armed terrorist state under the tutelage of Iran.]

<To read the editorial in full and context, it can be found here.>

Cui Bono, who benefits…

A simple analysis of the equities and interests involved reveals the truth.

Egypt: Abdel Fatah El-Sisi has a legitimate reason to fear Palestinian-Arab troublemakers.

Egypt fears two things: one, a major influx of Palestinian-Arabs that could result in an existential threat against the Egyptian government and result in a brutal Palestinian extermination campaign by Egypt's military rulers; and two, the exposure of Egypt-Gaza terrorist tunnels in Rafah which would raise uncomfortable issues relating to Egypt’s complicity in weapons trafficking into Gaza.

Egypt has resisted all international efforts to open the Rafah crossing to Palestinian-Arab refugees, even on a temporary “humanitarian” basis.

Jordan: Abdullah II bin Al-Hussein has a reason to fear Palestinian-Arabs and a wider conflict in the Middle East.

In 1946, the Hashemite Kingdom of Transjordan was formed out of whole cloth and its ruling family selected by the Allied powers after World War I. Therefore, the Kingdom has no claim to historical presence and its ruling family no legitimate claim to the throne. Since Jordan is comprised mostly of regional Arabs, including millions of Palestinian Arabs, the fear that a wider regional conflict could make them vulnerable to overthrow, especially with Iranian backing of the Palestinian opposition.

To the extent that Jordan fears Palestinian-Arabs, one need only to refer to Black September (1970) when the Jordanian army launched a military campaign against Palestinian groups and led to the expulsion of the Palestinians from Jordan. The Palestinians decamped to Lebanon where they contributed to the country's instability, particularly during the Lebanese Civil War (1975-1990).

France: Emmanuel Macron is a feckless poseur.

What can I say about the “cheese-eating surrender monkeys” who openly collaborated with the Nazis in WWII. France is grappling with the increasingly dangerous rise of Islamism, and the creation of “no go” zones around Paris and the rest of the nation. This is an attempt to appease France’s Muslim population and shore-up Macron’s leadership.

Bottom line…

Djt-shit-will-not-happen

I am ashamed of the United States and loathe the moral ambiguity of our leadership, which looks evil in the face and equivocates: on the one hand, we have evil, and on the other hand, perhaps we can use this evil for our own political advantage. These are the ass-wipes that are decimating our military and who are willing to leave Americans behind to be murdered or mutilated in Gaza as they did in Afghanistan.

This would not have happened under President Trump. It is now an indisputable fact: the progressive communist democrats are hell-bent on destroying America from within and cannot be trusted to protect and defend our Constitution or our country.

We have entered a quasi-police state and desperately need reform.

Hold your nose, if you must, and vote for Donald Trump – and give him the majority he needs in the House and Senate to start restoring America to her former glory.

Until then, we are so screwed.

-- Steve


“Nullius in verba”-- take nobody's word for it!
"Acta non verba" -- actions not words

“Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.”-- George Bernard Shaw

“Progressive, liberal, Socialist, Marxist, Democratic Socialist -- they are all COMMUNISTS.”

“The key to fighting the craziness of the progressives is to hold them responsible for their actions, not their intentions.” – OCS

"The object in life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane." -- Marcus Aurelius

“A people that elect corrupt politicians, imposters, thieves, and traitors are not victims... but accomplices” -- George Orwell

“Fere libenter homines id quod volunt credunt." (The people gladly believe what they wish to.) ~Julius Caesar

“Describing the problem is quite different from knowing the solution. Except in politics." ~ OCS


UNBELIEVABLE: DOJ PURSUES TANGENTAL J6 PARTICIPANTS, IGNORE THOSE CHANTING "DEATH TO AMERICA" IN DEARBORNISTAN

Yes, I know it is a free speech issue, but if the FBI can investigate tangential J6 participants and parents speaking out at school board meetings, why can't they investigate those who are actually calling for violent jihad?

'Death to America' chants in Dearborn echo across social media, draw local condemnation

Video that captured chants of "death to America" and "death to Israel" by some attendees of a Dearborn rally on Friday went viral over the weekend, underscoring tensions over U.S. support for Israel's six-month-long assault against Hamas in Gaza.

[OCS: I find "support" an inappropriate word choice as it appears that the Obama/Biden Administration is doing everything it can to use the Israeli conflict to solicit the U.S. Muslim vote--even if it means supporting terrorism and terrorists.]

The rally was held on the International Day of Al-Quds, an annual pro-Palestinian event held on the last Friday of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan to express support for Palestinians in their decades-old land dispute with Jews. People gathered in front of the Henry Ford Centennial Library on Michigan Avenue in Dearborn, holding Palestinian flags and yellow signs that read "Money for jobs and education, not for Israel's occupation." They chanted in unison, "Free, Free Palestine" and "End the occupation now."

[OCS: Many Muslims are still on welfare, which they view as a Jizya tax paid by the dhimmis, the protected non-Muslim subjects of a state governed by Islamic law. As for the occupation, the land historically belongs to the Jews while the Muslims can lay legitimate claim to Jordan.]

The event was organized by Tarek Bazzi, a local activist, who spoke out against what he called Israel's "satanic actions" and "the United States government providing funds that allow the atrocities." He quoted the Black Panther movement and Malcolm X talking about oppressive U.S. actions in other countries and, during Bazzi's brief pause, a man from the crowd shouted three times in Arabic, "Death to America." Several in the crowd can be heard echoing his chant in response each time.

In his speech, Bazzi decried continued U.S. support for Israel and called for condemnation of America's role. "Any system that would allow such devilries to happen and would support it does not deserve to exist on God's Earth," he said of the U.S. "So when these fools ask if Israel has a right to exist, the chant 'Death to Israel' has become the most logical chant shouted across the world today."

[OCS: Fundamental Islam is antithetical to Western Civilization, and, paraphrasing Bazzi, does not deserve to exist on God's Earth until reformed and welcoming of other cultures.]

At that time, a man in the crowd yelled "Death to Israel" in Arabic, and several in the crowd echoed his words, as well.

"This is no longer an extreme position, this is no longer a fringe position, this is the position of every single human being on earth that has a mind, a heart and a soul and has a political insight and awareness," Bazzi said. <Source>

To read the entire Islamicist screed at MEMRI.ORG.

Why is the United States so reluctant to call out terrorists and terrorist sympathizers?
The Democrats have fallen prey to international communism and the concept of continual revolution until communism is achieved--no matter how many people must suffer and die for the perfection of humanity.

Bottom line...

JihadOur enemies are not at the gate; they are our neighbors waiting for the call to action. Aided and abetted by the Democrat Party that has proven it cannot keep America and Americans safe and secure from its enemies, both foreign and domestic.

How is it that all these dumb bastards in Congress know how Israel should maintain its borders and how Israel should protect itself but say nothing about our open border and how we need to protect ourselves? Why are they funding the terrorists in Iran who killed American soldiers? 

We are so screwed.

--Steve


“Nullius in verba”-- take nobody's word for it!
"Acta non verba" -- actions not words

“Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.”-- George Bernard Shaw

“Progressive, liberal, Socialist, Marxist, Democratic Socialist -- they are all COMMUNISTS.”

“The key to fighting the craziness of the progressives is to hold them responsible for their actions, not their intentions.” – OCS

"The object in life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane." -- Marcus Aurelius

“A people that elect corrupt politicians, imposters, thieves, and traitors are not victims... but accomplices” -- George Orwell

“Fere libenter homines id quod volunt credunt." (The people gladly believe what they wish to.) ~Julius Caesar

“Describing the problem is quite different from knowing the solution. Except in politics." ~ OCS


WTF: U.S. SIDES WITH IRAN TERRORIST GROUP

Tactical-patchI am back to my cynical self and asking cui bono, who benefits?

Is it possible that the feckless, “lead from behind” Obamacons in the Obama/Biden Administration are being blackmailed into tacitly supporting Iran’s HAMAS proxy in return for delaying the news release of Iran’s nuclear breakout—something that would be so damaging to the Democrat Party as to ensure an election defeat?

Or is it possible that the Democrats are so focused on the Muslims in Michigan (aka Dearbornistan) and Minneapolis (where the “call to prayer” chant in Arabic is blasted from rooftop loudspeakers) that they are willing to disadvantage Israel, full well knowing that the majority of American Jews will instinctively pull the Democrat lever?

I wonder if the White House is also managing the unwinnable Ukraine situation, just with less exposure and media hostility, especially since Victoria Nuland and her State Department crew precipitated and participated in the 2014 color revolution and the unnecessary provocation of Russia with its NATO machinations.

Active interference…

Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi, a former House speaker and a key ally to President Biden, has joined the effort by dozens of other radical progressive communist democrats to halt weapons transfers to Israel. HOUSE DEMOCRATS WHO SUPPORT TERRORISTS CONTINUE ATTACK ON ISRAEL

The Israeli military has withdrawn more ground troops from the southern Gaza Strip, leaving just one brigade there six months after the start of its offensive, a spokesperson for the force said on Sunday.

The military has been reducing numbers in Gaza since the start of the year to relieve reservists and under growing pressure from its ally Washington to improve the humanitarian situation. It did not give details on its reasons for withdrawing soldiers or the numbers involved.

Meanwhile, Egypt is preparing to host a new round of talks aimed at reaching a ceasefire and hostage release deal, which both Israel and Hamas said they would attend. <Source>

Why are we catering to terrorists who continue to fire missiles into civilian areas of Israel? Where is the international demand that all Hamas hostilities cease, with the surrender of Hamas leaders and weaponry, the return of any of the hostages and bodies, and with the proviso that the destruction of Gaza will be as complete as the U.S. action in Iraq if not initiated within 72 hours?

Bottom line…

I find it appalling that the morally bankrupt Obama/Administration has, and is, causing so much destruction, death, and despair with their activist policies, which are driven by politics and profits. How many innocent individuals have died in Ukraine and Israel because of U.S. interference?

We are screwed, the innocent Ukrainians are screwed, and Israel and the Israelis are being screwed by the Democrats who ignore the self-inflicted invasion of criminals, crazies, and terrorists pouring over our open borders. And, let us not forget the embedded Democrats and ideologues in the Republican Party, which allow the Democrats to ignore the safety and security of the United States while plundering billions of borrowed dollars from the American people.

The consent of the governed is dead, and we are in a political police state.

-- Steve

Stand-with-israel BIDEN-BUDDY Biden-hamas DESTROYERS-OF-DEMOCRACY


“Nullius in verba”-- take nobody's word for it!
"Acta non verba" -- actions not words

“Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.”-- George Bernard Shaw

“Progressive, liberal, Socialist, Marxist, Democratic Socialist -- they are all COMMUNISTS.”

“The key to fighting the craziness of the progressives is to hold them responsible for their actions, not their intentions.” – OCS

"The object in life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane." -- Marcus Aurelius

“A people that elect corrupt politicians, imposters, thieves, and traitors are not victims... but accomplices” -- George Orwell

“Fere libenter homines id quod volunt credunt." (The people gladly believe what they wish to.) ~Julius Caesar

“Describing the problem is quite different from knowing the solution. Except in politics." ~ OCS


HOUSE DEMOCRATS WHO SUPPORT TERRORISTS CONTINUE ATTACK ON ISRAEL

Once again we are faced with a cohort of radical progressive communist democrats who support terrorism and atrocity over freedom, human rights, and peace on Earth. Radical members of the House of Representatives who should be primaried and voted out of office for their un-American views.

But, then again, you can't trust Democrats to "support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic," and keep America safe and secure.

These are the asswipes that support terrorists and welcome criminals, crazies, and terrorists into our country with their open border policy.

Forget the terrorists killed in Gaza and think about the Americans being killed by illegal aliens and drugs like fentanyl. 

These are the fools that allowed our enemies to embed sleeper cells of military-age men into our country, to be activated at the will of a hostile foreign power.

Now, we find these same fools supporting terrorism and acting as unregistered foreign agents of enemy regimes. 

Hdr-1 Hdr2
We write to express our shared concern and outrage regarding the recent Israeli airstrike which killed seven World Central Kitchen aid workers, including an American citizen. In light of this incident, we strongly urge you to reconsider your recent decision to authorize the transfer of a new arms package to Israel, and to withhold this and any future offensive arms transfers until a full investigation into the airstrike is completed. If this strike is found to have violated U.S. or international law, we urge you to continue withholding these transfers until those responsible are held accountable. We also urge you to withhold these transfers if Israel fails to sufficiently mitigate harm to innocent civilians in Gaza, including aid workers, and if it fails to facilitate – or arbitrarily denies or restricts – the transport and delivery of humanitarian aid into Gaza.

[OCS: It is the height of hypocrisy to express outrage for accidental collateral war damage when those who precipitated the conflict, Hamas, are not held accountable for their continuing terrorism and the rocket bombardment of innocent Israeli citizens.

To deny a life-sustaining arms package based on the deaths of a few civilians is ludicrous and the mark of an enemy propaganda campaign conducted by anti-Semites, terrorist sympathizers, and useful idiots.

There are few “innocent” civilians in Gaza, the majority of whom hate Israel and want to see Jews dead. Remember, this is the very same population that elected a known corrupt terrorist organization to govern them.

That Israel is responsible for the care and feeding of an enemy population during a period of open warfare is unprecedented and prolongs the conflict. Especially when Hamas is looting aid packages at gunpoint and killing its own population.]

It is estimated that over 32,000 people have been killed in Gaza since the start of this war,1 nearly half of whom are children.2 The most recent report from the Integrated Food Security Phase Classification initiative (IPC) indicates that 1.1 million people in Gaza are experiencing catastrophic food insecurity and widespread famine is imminent and expected to occur anytime between now and the next month if there is not an immediate cessation of hostilities.

[OCS: It is outrageous that we accept the casualty numbers from an enemy who always inflates damage estimates or creates them out of whole cloth. How many of these casualties are real and represent Hamas terrorists, or the civilian casualties resulting from Hamas using civilians as human shields or locating firing positions and arms depots in civilian homes, schools, hospitals, and Mosques? Feeding the population should be a priority of the Gaza government, in this case Hamas.]

While we appreciate your administration’s recent efforts to increase the delivery of desperately needed humanitarian aid to Gaza, these efforts will not be sufficient to meet the extraordinary need on the ground. The Israeli government’s restrictions on the flow of aid into Gaza, coupled with the death and grave harm that aid workers have faced during this war, are compounding this hunger crisis. Recent reports indicate that hundreds of aid trucks sit idle outside the Rafah border crossing due to Israel’s restrictions. And now over 200 aid workers have been killed since the start of the war. These attacks and deaths are having a chilling effect with the World Central Kitchen and other humanitarian groups now suspending their operations in Gaza. Until now, World Central Kitchen has provided more than 43 million meals to Palestinians in Gaza, supporting 68 community kitchens throughout the territory and serving more than 170,000 hot meals daily. Its services are irreplaceable, and its absence will fuel the growing hunger crisis in Gaza.

[OCS: The Israeli government has a duty to ensure that contraband is not smuggled into Gaza with legitimate aid packages. How many of these dead aid workers are attributed to Hamas as they hijack aid convoys or rob and kill civilians who have accepted aid packages? The Rafah crossing, located on the Egypt–Gaza border, is controlled by Egypt under a 2007 agreement between Egypt and Israel. Egypt controls the crossing, but imports through the Rafah crossing require Israeli approval, which is not routinely withheld. The World Central Kitchen is a celebrity-run and supported organization whose influence is magnified by the media.]

Prime Minister Netanyahu has stated that this was a “tragic case of our forces unintentionally hitting innocent people.” If this is true, it is a shockingly unacceptable mistake. We strongly urge your administration to conduct a thorough investigation into this airstrike to determine how the aid convoy could have been mistakenly targeted despite coordinating their movements with the Israeli military and traveling in clearly marked vehicles.

[OCS: This is slander. Israel would not deliberately target aid workers—like the United States mistakenly targeted and killed over fifty innocent people in drone strikes. Shit happens in war; it is both unavoidable and sad. Israel puts its own people at risk to protect a civilian population that actively wishes to kill them.]

Given the horrifying facts on the ground, we are also greatly concerned by your recent decision to authorize an arms transfer to Israel, which reportedly includes 1,800 MK-84 2,000-pound bombs, 500 MK-82 500-pound bombs, and 25 F-35A fighter jets.6 The MK-84 2000-pound bombs have been linked to multiple mass casualty events in Gaza and are capable of killing or wounding people more than 1,000 feet away. We are also concerned by recent reports that the administration is considering authorizing another $18 billion arms transfer to include dozens of F-15 aircraft.

[OCS: Not one fucking word about the thousands of missiles and other arms delivered to Iranian proxy groups like Hamas, Hezbollah, the Houthis, and others.]

In light of the recent strike against aid workers and the ever-worsening humanitarian crisis, we believe it is unjustifiable to approve these weapons transfers. We again strongly urge you to withhold any offensive weapons transfers until the investigation into the airstrike is concluded and, if it is found this strike violated U.S. or international law, those responsible are held accountable. And we again urge you to ensure that any future military assistance to Israel, including already authorized transfers, is subject to conditions to ensure it is used in compliance with U.S. and international law.

[OCS: It is unjustifiable to serve as unregistered foreign agents of a corrupt, hostile foreign government comprised of murderous terrorists with a genocidal charter to kill Jews and obliterate Israel.]

Thank you for your time and consideration.

Sincerely,

Signed by forty of the most radical progressive communist democrats in the House of Representatives…

  • Mark Pocan
  • James P. McGovern
  • Jan Schakowsky
  • Barbara Lee
  • Judy Chu
  • Joaquin Castro
  • Lloyd Doggett
  • Eleanor Holmes Norton
  • Mark DeSaulnier
  • Nydia M. Velázquez
  • Debbie Dingell
  • Greg Casar
  • Delia C. Ramirez
  • Veronica Escobar
  • Betty McCollum
  • Rashida Tlaib
  • Pramila Jayapal
  • Jesús G. "Chuy" García
  • Melanie Stansbury
  • Earl Blumenauer
  • Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
  • John Garamendi
  • Summer Lee
  • Madeleine Dean
  • Chellie Pingree
  • Nancy Pelosi
  • Al Green
  • André Carson
  • Daniel T. Kildee
  • Jamaal Bowman
  • Sara Jacobs
  • Ayanna Pressley
  • Paul D. Tonko
  • Jahana Hayes
  • Bonnie Watson Coleman
  • Donald S. Beyer Jr.
  • Cori Bush
  • Sylvia R. Garcia
  • Ilhan Omar
  • Jared Huffman

Bottom line…

These House Members not only hate Jews and Israel, they hate Americans and America. They are a clear and present danger to our nation as they represent the progressive communist democrat agenda.

I no longer pretend there are moderate Muslims. Since the Quaran is literally the word of Allah, it is blasphemy to alter a text that is antithetical to Western civilization, freedom, and human rights. 

Show me any moderate Muslim in a position of power that openly condemns Hamas. 

We are so screwed.

--Steve

Stand-with-israel


“Nullius in verba”-- take nobody's word for it!
"Acta non verba" -- actions not words

“Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.”-- George Bernard Shaw

“Progressive, liberal, Socialist, Marxist, Democratic Socialist -- they are all COMMUNISTS.”

“The key to fighting the craziness of the progressives is to hold them responsible for their actions, not their intentions.” – OCS

"The object in life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane." -- Marcus Aurelius

“A people that elect corrupt politicians, imposters, thieves, and traitors are not victims... but accomplices” -- George Orwell

“Fere libenter homines id quod volunt credunt." (The people gladly believe what they wish to.) ~Julius Caesar

“Describing the problem is quite different from knowing the solution. Except in politics." ~ OCS


BIDEN REGIME SUPPORTING TERRORISTS?

Biden-hamas

The thing, you know, about the progressive communist terrorists is that they will do or say anything to gain or maintain political power.

Democratic Politics Shift Toward the View That Hamas Should Win
Israel’s critics will not be sated until Jerusalem is forced to accept the status quo ante.

Not even six full months have passed since the October 7 massacre, and already that act of unspeakable barbarity has been reduced to a passing aside in Democratic rhetorical assaults on Israeli perfidy — that is, when it is mentioned at all.

“Of course,” Secretary of State Antony Blinken began in remarks before reporters on Thursday, “what happened after October 7 could have ended immediately if Hamas had stopped hiding behind civilians, released the hostages, and put down its weapons.” Indeed. At any point in the war Hamas inaugurated, including the present moment, the conflict would end and a brighter day for the Palestinian people would dawn. Nothing else needed to be said. But Blinken continued.

Following a throat-clearing digression about the importance of drawing distinctions between Israeli democracy and a “terrorist organization,” he proceeded to mute those distinctions. “As has been said, whoever saves a life, saves the entire world. That’s our strength,” America’s chief diplomat mused wistfully. “It’s what distinguishes us from terrorists like Hamas. If we lose that reverence for human life, we risk becoming indistinguishable from those we confront.”

[OCS: Blinken chose an interesting quote. Because if he read the following verse, he would see the Muslim’s justification for killing Jews:

Quran 5:32 – “Because of that, We decreed upon the Children of Israel that whoever kills a soul unless for a soul or for corruption in the land - it is as if he had slain mankind entirely. And whoever saves one - it is as if he had saved mankind entirely. And our messengers had certainly come to them with clear proofs. Then indeed many of them, after that, throughout the land, were transgressors.”

Quran 5:33 – “Indeed, the penalty for those who wage war against Allah and His Messenger and strive upon earth corruption is none but that they be killed or crucified or that their hands and feet be cut off from opposite sides or that they be exiled from the land. That is for them a disgrace in this world; and for them in the Hereafter is a great punishment,]

The implication in this poetic digression is that it will be Israel’s fault when those who lack elementary powers of discretion discern no difference between the Jewish state and a nihilistic death cult that murdered, raped, and burned alive as many Jews as it could — including Americans. As a matter of fact, the observational deficiencies that would lead someone to endorse this hopeless moral equivalency are the observer’s problem. But the myopia Blinken described is increasingly endemic among his fellow Democrats.

President Joe Biden announced on Thursday that Israel must submit “without delay” to an “immediate cease-fire” with Hamas. His remarks demonstrate that the U.S. does, in fact, endorse the United Nations resolution it only declined to veto in March, which called for just that. Biden’s remarks confirm that American policy toward Israel’s war has shifted dramatically. Biden has previously said that he intends to use his leverage over Israel to “extend” a temporary cessation of hostilities into something permanent, and he has admitted that Hamas would use that reprieve to “survive and maybe rebuild.”

What course is left to us but to reluctantly conclude that the administration’s preferred policy now is that Hamas should win the war it started on October 7? <Source>

Blinken is not an honest broker and may very well be a traitor to the United States.

There is no doubt that the Blinken family is tied to billionaire George Soros and has provided millions to George Soros's efforts through the efforts of Antony Blinken's father Donald Blinken. Additionally, Blinken's efforts to secrete Iran operatives in the highest levels of the government, with access to classified information, is well-documented in the pending case of Robert Malley, United States Special Envoy for Iran and lead negotiator on the 2015 Iran nuclear deal.

Bottom line…

The truth is that the lying, corrupt, morally bankrupt Joe Biden doesn’t give a rat’s ass about Jews or Americans, his focus when he can focus, is on perpetual political power and his legacy as one of the world’s greatest politicians—outshining the fabricated legacy of Barack Obama in the process.

It is no longer a choice between the Democrats and Republicans but a choice between good and evil, between freedom and enslavement, and between God and Satan.

Why doesn't Biden demand the release of the hostages and the cessation of rocket fire? You know how far the democrats have strayed when barely coherent stroke victim U.S. Senator John Fetterman apparently recovers and starts making sense with his support of Israel. 

We are so screwed.

-- Steve


“Nullius in verba”-- take nobody's word for it!
"Acta non verba" -- actions not words

“Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.”-- George Bernard Shaw

“Progressive, liberal, Socialist, Marxist, Democratic Socialist -- they are all COMMUNISTS.”

“The key to fighting the craziness of the progressives is to hold them responsible for their actions, not their intentions.” – OCS

"The object in life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane." -- Marcus Aurelius

“A people that elect corrupt politicians, imposters, thieves, and traitors are not victims... but accomplices” -- George Orwell

“Fere libenter homines id quod volunt credunt." (The people gladly believe what they wish to.) ~Julius Caesar

“Describing the problem is quite different from knowing the solution. Except in politics." ~ OCS


BREAKING: NEW YORK – 4.8 EARTHQUAKE

EARTHQUAKE-NEWYORK

Science, you know the thing…

The Earth has been experiencing earthquakes ever since the formation of the crustal region. It is a natural process that nature uses to balance crustal stresses and strains. And like the constantly changing climate, it is independent of man’s infinitesimally minute impact on the Earth.

So, if you believe the progressive communist democrats and their pseudo-scientific bafflegab solutions of authoritarian public policies and taxation, then you are a Joe Biden-level mentally deficient malevolent moron.

Bottom line…

Nature’s message for mankind: adapt or die.

We are so screwed when the regime’s demigods believe they can resolve issues they can neither understand nor measure.

-- Steve


“Nullius in verba”-- take nobody's word for it!
"Acta non verba" -- actions not words

“Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.”-- George Bernard Shaw

“Progressive, liberal, Socialist, Marxist, Democratic Socialist -- they are all COMMUNISTS.”

“The key to fighting the craziness of the progressives is to hold them responsible for their actions, not their intentions.” – OCS

"The object in life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane." -- Marcus Aurelius

“A people that elect corrupt politicians, imposters, thieves, and traitors are not victims... but accomplices” -- George Orwell

“Fere libenter homines id quod volunt credunt." (The people gladly believe what they wish to.) ~Julius Caesar

“Describing the problem is quite different from knowing the solution. Except in politics." ~ OCS