flip the switch

Context is everything. Send in the Marines. But with boxes and moving vans. Its a good business opportunity. Within twenty-four months, who knows if there will be a Western Embassy in an Arab country. And Saudi Arabia getting nervous? Who cares about the embassy; the KFC restaurant in Libya was first choice, allegedly because the real estate was worth more.And maybe there was a rumor on the street about chickens. That KFC chickens were intrinsically connected to the film “Innocence of Muslims” that could be traced directly, and without doubt to Jewish poultry slaughterhouse in Crown Heights.

You could say America has unleashed forces it can no longer control, a classic blow up in yer’ face after arming them and toppling the dictator which apparently was the easy part, we are having re-runs of Afghanistan and American tactics used to drive out Russia. And to think Obama just wanted a quiet easy election, not to be annoyed about some rumor of an Iranian bomb. Well, a little democracy can go a long way and darn that Bush with his freedom of information push in these countries.Eventually its going to be hard to tell the sacrificial lambs from the already slaughtered….

—“I have a message for the whole world and not for Muslims. I hope that you watch the movie in full before you judge it.”
He described himself as “an Arab thinker interested in Islamic affairs.”
‘Nakoula is a convicted drug felon’
New details regarding the filmmaker, whose identity has been shrouded in mystery, emerged overnight Friday. ABC News’ website said that the film was written, produced and directed by a convicted drug manufacturer and scam artist who has told authorities he actually wrote the script in federal prison.
According to the report, authorities identified Nakoula, an Egyptian Copt who resides in Cerritos, California, as the filmmaker, and said that he admitted his role in the movie after seeking help from law enforcement in dealing with death threats he has received since the release of the film.
Authorities told ABC News that Nakoula told them he and his son, Abanob Basseley, 21, were responsible for producing the movie which, he reportedly said, cost between $50,000 and $60,000 and was shot in a little over 12 days.—Read More:http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4281493,00.html image:http://thelede.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/09/14/updates-on-protests-over-anti-islam-film/

(see link at end)…The 1979 Iranian Revolution derailed the agreement, but the approach that the Ford and Carter administrations took shows significant continuity with contemporary U.S. and world policy, which holds that Iran must not use its technological capabilities to produce nuclear weapons. The documents contradict the 2005 claim by former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger that non-proliferation was not an issue in the 1970s negotiations; this was a “commercial transaction,” Kissinger told The Washington Post….

—Here’s an 1970s print ad that seems gallows-humor funny today, considering that there are people itching to attack Iran before they develop nuclear weapons. It features the Shah of Iran as a poster boy for a campaign encouraging more nuclear power plants in the U.S.:—Read More:http://www.globalnerdy.com/2008/08/22/even-the-shah-of-iran-has-done-a-celebrity-tech-endorsement/

The 1970s nuclear negotiations have other parallels with the current situation. The Bush administration has raised questions about Iranian claims that its interest in a nuclear energy program are peaceful, while the declassified record indicates that U.S. policy-makers during the 1970s were also skeptical of, but ultimately willing to accept, the Shah’s similar claims, as long as a nuclear agreement with Iran restricted its freedom of action in the nuclear field. Significantly, the Bush administration also disparages Iran’s assertion that it needs to develop alternative fuels in anticipation of the eventual decline in the country’s extensive oil reserves. But the Shah and his government made the exact same statements in the 1970s.

Just take off your shoes, and settle down comfy style with the Buckingham Hillbillies hunkering down for some Malaysia viddles. mmmm. Invite the Pope?—In Lebanon itself, Beshara Rai, the Maronite Patriarch, in a statement ahead of the Pope’s visit appeared to be warning Christians of the consequences of actions that open the way to Islamist forces. “We need to be aware of what is going on and read events carefully so that we do not become tools to achieve foreign schemes”, the Patriarch said.
Rai, who in an interview with Reuters this year described Assad’s Syria as “the closest thing to democracy in the Arab world”, drew attention to plots being hatched across the region.
Ignatius Hazim, Patriarch of Antioch and the Greek Orthodox Christians in Syria, praised Assad for “reforms undertaken”. While he and his clerical peers may be accurately conveying the unease among Arab Christians about the future, they are also placing their congregations in the camp of the dictatorship.—Read More:http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/09/14/us-pope-lebanon-christians-idUSBRE88D0BE20120914?feedType=RSS&feedName=worldNews&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+Reuters%2FworldNews+%28Reuters+World+News%29

…The record also shows that the Shah’s regime and the current Iranian government have made the same claims that their pursuit of nuclear technology was an inherent national entitlement. No country “has a right to dictate nuclear policy to another,” said the Shah’s chief atomic energy official in 1977. Read More:http://www.gwu.edu/~nsarchiv/nukevault/ebb268/index.htm


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One Response to flip the switch

  1. mason says:

    Thanks Dave

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