Quotes of the day

posted at 8:01 pm on April 21, 2013 by Allahpundit

Tamerlan Tsarnaev, a 26-year-old Chechen immigrant, also harbored an increasingly alarming hatred of his adopted country.

“He said in Russian, ‘I don’t like what America is doing,’ ” a Latvian neighbor told The Post yesterday, recalling a chat he had with the Boston bombing suspect, who was killed early yesterday in a shootout with police in Watertown, Mass.

“I said, ‘What do you mean?’ He said, ‘I don’t like it because they shouldn’t be in Muslim countries.’”

***

Tamerlan Tsarnaev was thrown out of the mosque — the Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center — about three months ago, after he stood up and shouted at the imam during a Friday prayer service, they said. The imam had held up slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. as an example of a man to emulate, recalled one worshiper who would give his name only as Muhammad.

Enraged, Tamerlan stood up and began shouting, Muhammad said.

“You cannot mention this guy because he’s not a Muslim!” Muhammad recalled Tamerlan shouting, shocking others in attendance.

“He’s crazy to me,” Muhammad said. “He had an anger inside.… I can’t explain what was in his mind.”

***

The father of Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, Anzor, told Channel 4 News that the elder brother had telephoned their mother a few days after the bombings…

Tamerlan told her the FBI had just rung him and accused him of being behind the attacks, and that he had responded by saying “that’s your problem”, Mr Tsarnaev claims…

If the claim is true, then it raises questions over the FBI handling of the investigation into the Boston bombings.

People will be asking about how the alleged telephone call may have fitted into the chain of events – from the attack itself up to the firefight that took place three days later, in which a police officer, as well as Tamerlan, was killed.

***

A police official source in Makhachkala, Dagestan, told NBC News on Sunday that the Russian internal security service reached out to the FBI last November with some questions about Tamerlan, and handed over a copy of case file on him.

Tsarnaev had first popped up on the local police radar in Dagestan last summer, the source said. During routine surveillance of an individual known to be involved in the militant Islamic underground movement, the police witnessed Tamerlan meet the latter at a Salafi mosque in Makhachkala, the police official said.

It was one of six times in total that surveillance officials witnessed Tsarnaev meeting this militant at the same mosque, according to the police official.

The militant contact later disappeared, the police official said, but so did Tsarnaev before investigators had a chance to speak with him. The FBI never responded, according to the Dagestani police official.

***

Rep. Michael McCaul (R-Texas) is asking why the FBI did not scrutinize Tamerlan Tsarnaev more closely when he returned from that six-month journey, which reportedly included a leg in Chechnya.

“I personally believe that this man received training when he was over there, and he radicalized from 2010 to the present,” McCaul said in an interview with Candy Crowley on CNN’s “State of the Union” program.

“One of the first things he does [upon his return] is puts up a YouTube website throwing out a lot of jihadist rhetoric. Clearly something happened, in my judgment, in that six-month timeframe – he radicalized at some point in time,” McCaul added. “Where was that and how did that happen?”…

“If he [the older brother] was on the radar and they let him go, if he was on the Russians’ radar, why wasn’t a flag put on him, some sort of customs flag?” McCaul asked.

***

The significance of the trip was magnified late Friday when the F.B.I. disclosed in a statement that in 2011 “a foreign government” — now acknowledged by officials to be Russia — asked for information about Tamerlan, “based on information that he was a follower of radical Islam and a strong believer, and that he had changed drastically since 2010 as he prepared to leave the United States for travel to the country’s region to join unspecified underground groups.”

The senior law enforcement official said the Russians feared he could be a risk, and “they had something on him and were concerned about him, and him traveling to their region.”

But the F.B.I. never followed up on Tamerlan once he returned, a senior law enforcement acknowledged on Saturday, adding that the bureau had not kept tabs on him until he was identified on Friday as the first suspect in the marathon bombing case…

As a routine part of his application, Tamerlan Tsarnaev was subject to a criminal-background check by the F.B.I. The authorities confirmed that he had been involved in a domestic violence incident while he was a resident with a green card, the officials said. A review of the episode delayed his citizenship application, the officials said, but it was not deemed serious enough to disqualify his application.

***

Intelligence sources tell CNN it is “rare” for Russians to reach out like that, to ask the FBI to look into someone as they did with Tsarnaev…

“There’s going to be a lot of questions, that’s one of them obviously,” said Rep. Michael Capuano, D-Massachusetts. “I’m sure the FBI is going to want to ask those questions of themselves, as well.”…

What is not known now is how many people the FBI interviewed, over what period of time, and whether there was any future surveillance. Also unknown is whether the Russian FSB gave the U.S. a list with many names on it, or just a few – whether it was a standard request, or something more unique that should have warranted more attention.

***

“These are two relatively young men who don’t seem to have the ability to finance what I see going on,” Lynch said in an interview. “They seem to be very well supplied. How do these type of individuals like that get the training and resources to conduct an operation like this?”…

Lynch, a Democrat who is running in the special election for a Senate seat, said investigators are also scrambling to learn more from the Russian government about why Tamerlan Tsarnaev gave them concern in 2011.

“What was the source of their inquiry? What suspicions drove that? It might have been his associations with individuals there. Were [Russian authorities] forthcoming with the FBI?”

Lynch added that he believes Congress must ultimately play a role in getting more answers and determining if the attack could have been stopped.

***

BROKAW: I think there’s something else that goes beyond the event that we’ve all been riveted by in the last week. We have to work a lot harder at the motivation here. What prompts a young man to come to this country and still feel alienated from it, to go back to Russia and do whatever he did? I don’t think we’ve examined that enough. There was 24/7 coverage on television, a lot of newspaper print and so on, but we have to look at the roots of all this because it exists across the whole subcontinent, in the Islamic world. I think we also need to examine the use of drones, which the United States is involved in. There are a lot of civilians who are innocently killed in Pakistan, Afghanistan, and in Iraq. And I can tell you having spent a lot of time over there; young people will come up to me on the streets and say, “We love America. If you harm one hair on the head of my sister, I will fight you forever.” And there is this enormous rage against the what they see in that part of the world as the presumptuousness of the United States.

***

“This is not a one-off. This was a glimpse of the future,” he continued. “This is granular terrorism that one, two, three people can carry out. We live in a world where power is diffused, where individuals are, in turn, empowered.”

***

“There’s ample evidence to suggest this man was a radical Islamist and that he and his brother had ties to overseas organizations,” Graham told Candy Crowley on CNN’s “State of the Union” program. “We should reserve the right, after the public-safety exception expires, to look at him as an enemy combatant, continue to collect evidence, and if we find evidence, go to him … without a lawyer present to gather intelligence.”

Disagreeing with Graham, Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y) said law enforcers can get all the information they need from Tsarnaev without designating him an enemy combatant – a move that would only complicate the investigation with a thorny legal debate, Schumer warned.

“We don’t need ‘enemy combatant’ to get all the information we need out of him,” Schumer told Crowley. “We don’t have to cross the line and say he should be an enemy combatant, which could be challenged in court.”


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Anyone else!!

(OH I Like My Job!!)

( Flutters wings )

Reholsters Tazer…

Scrumpy on April 22, 2013 at 2:06 AM

Spark, the pebble grins, every time you comment on QotD :)

Schadenfreude on April 22, 2013 at 2:06 AM

thatsafactjack on April 22, 2013 at 2:06 AM

At Your Service Moon Goddess!!

Scrumpy on April 22, 2013 at 2:07 AM

arnold ziffel on April 22, 2013 at 2:01 AM

So you are going to do some astronomy? Studying celestial bodies with a spyglass can be exciting.

SparkPlug on April 22, 2013 at 2:07 AM

Scrumpy on April 22, 2013 at 2:06 AM

I knew you were the right person for this job! :)

thatsafactjack on April 22, 2013 at 2:07 AM

Schadenfreude on April 22, 2013 at 2:06 AM

I’m glad you think so… I may press charges and you, as Magistrate, would have to hear the case. :)

thatsafactjack on April 22, 2013 at 2:08 AM

I always thought she was very hot. I never saw that episode but tomorrow is a new day with lots of time for research.

arnold ziffel on April 22, 2013 at 2:01 AM

The episode was “Two”, from 1961, and she played opposite Charles Bronson.

My only bigger crush back then was Alyson Hayes — The 50-foot woman.

Liam on April 22, 2013 at 2:09 AM

Her father, Robert Montgomery, was an excellent actor and a staunch conservative. When Elizabeth went off the deep end as a liberal they argued and had a falling out. I believe they were able to come to terms, eventually.

thatsafactjack on April 22, 2013 at 2:05 AM

I didn’t know she was a lib. I thought / heard her pop was. Before my time of knowing whats up.

arnold ziffel on April 22, 2013 at 2:09 AM

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kP5PqJpk5lQ

Slipknot… Dead Memories…

Scrumpy on April 22, 2013 at 2:09 AM

Huh. Too many links in my “desperate period” post, so it got moderated. I can’t remember exactly, but Baby Come Back, I’ve Been Waiting for A Girl Like You, and another one . . . was on there.

But that’s old news. I’m more mature than I was when I posted that comment. I’ve grown. I’ve got my mojo back.

Self Esteem – The Offspring

Axe on April 22, 2013 at 2:10 AM

thatsafactjack on April 22, 2013 at 2:08 AM

The Magistrate is not the pebble :)

Schadenfreude on April 22, 2013 at 2:11 AM

The Moonbeam Song – Nilsson

I bid you all a fond goodnight. It’s been a pleasure, as always. See you soon.

Except you, Sparky and Arnold… as you will be in ‘the hoosegow’. :)

thatsafactjack on April 22, 2013 at 2:11 AM

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kP5PqJpk5lQ

Slipknot… Dead Memories…

Scrumpy on April 22, 2013 at 2:09 AM

whoa — Scrump

Axe on April 22, 2013 at 2:12 AM

The episode was “Two”, from 1961, and she played opposite Charles Bronson.

Liam on April 22, 2013 at 2:09 AM

thx. Did you see when William Shatner was the passenger on the plane where the monster was was trying to wreck the engine / wing and then John Wayne safely landed the plane despite the engineer miscalculating fuel loss?

arnold ziffel on April 22, 2013 at 2:13 AM

Schadenfreude on April 22, 2013 at 2:11 AM

Delighted to hear it. You remain, Paladin. :)

Goodnight, Schadenfreude. Sleep well. :)

thatsafactjack on April 22, 2013 at 2:13 AM

thatsafactjack on April 22, 2013 at 2:08 AM

The Magistrate is not the pebble :)

Schadenfreude on April 22, 2013 at 2:11 AM

lol

Axe on April 22, 2013 at 2:13 AM

I bid you all a fond goodnight. It’s been a pleasure, as always. See you soon.

Except you, Sparky and Arnold… as you will be in ‘the hoosegow’. :)

thatsafactjack on April 22, 2013 at 2:11 AM

Night Jackie.

Axe on April 22, 2013 at 2:15 AM

arnold ziffel on April 22, 2013 at 2:13 AM

Shatner was in a couple of TZ episodes. Looking back at the older shows, it’s cool seeing the brand names we now know so well were simply guests on long-time shows back then.

Liam on April 22, 2013 at 2:16 AM

thatsafactjack on April 22, 2013 at 2:11 AM

Good Night MG! God Bless and sleep well!

Hoosegow! lol…

Scrumpy on April 22, 2013 at 2:17 AM

*lights up a cig and pontificates : I knew that those Chechen Amish were up to no good. ;-) *

tommy71 on April 22, 2013 at 2:17 AM

Axe on April 22, 2013 at 12:40 AM

You can not be a supporter of a monster and be a good person. As the NYC cab driver said – You can’t get there from here.

VorDaj on April 22, 2013 at 2:18 AM

Wait, while I was moping in my personal pity party, were people arrested? What the hell? Why’s the Glade . . . scuffed? It looks like cattle came through there.

HEY! Who pooped in the woods? — NVM; d’bear.

Axe on April 22, 2013 at 2:18 AM

Dance of the Silver Moon Goddess

Schadenfreude on April 22, 2013 at 2:19 AM

Shatner was in a couple of TZ episodes. Looking back at the older shows, it’s cool seeing the brand names we now know so well were simply guests on long-time shows back then.

Liam on April 22, 2013 at 2:16 AM

A few years ago before tv got really boring they had Twilight Zone marathons. Many episodes I did not remember as a kid. Robert Duvall was in one where he was fascinated by a dollhouse display.

arnold ziffel on April 22, 2013 at 2:19 AM

A few years ago before tv got really boring they had Twilight Zone marathons. Many episodes I did not remember as a kid. Robert Duvall was in one where he was fascinated by a dollhouse display.

arnold ziffel on April 22, 2013 at 2:19 AM

Then he became part of the display at the end. Great stories, that series had. Robert Redford was in one, too, playing a wounded cop who was actually the Grim Reaper. The Outer Limits had a lot of little-knowns, too. Leonard Nimoy was in one, as a reporter during the murder trial of a robot.

Liam on April 22, 2013 at 2:22 AM

The pebble smiles at Schads brain.

SparkPlug on April 22, 2013 at 2:24 AM

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uDPvDQS19PQ

I walk alone…

Scrumpy on April 22, 2013 at 2:25 AM

williamg on April 22, 2013 at 2:22 AM

Funny!!! Lmao!

Scrumpy on April 22, 2013 at 2:26 AM

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e0CiKlqYI_8

Zwitter…

Scrumpy on April 22, 2013 at 2:19 AM

I didn’t know you had all this in you. :)

Axe on April 22, 2013 at 2:27 AM

Axe on April 22, 2013 at 2:27 AM

I have played me’al before mate!

Scrumpy on April 22, 2013 at 2:29 AM

Music just speaks to me.

Old new classical metal rock… meh…

Scrumpy on April 22, 2013 at 2:30 AM

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e0CiKlqYI_8

Zwitter…

Scrumpy on April 22, 2013 at 2:19 AM

Yeah – the Ace Ventura clip was for you……

BTW – I love Rammstein!

What’s not to love about this? It’s like a bit of mockery – but they “get it”……

williamg on April 22, 2013 at 2:32 AM

Night, guys. :)

I can’t possibly do anymore damage than this today. Need to scribble some notes on here and there, anyway. Much, much, much knowledge in your here and there.

Have a great week!

– yawns and walks off at this point.

Axe on April 22, 2013 at 2:36 AM

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SzsDHtzx6tI

Metallica…

Scrumpy on April 22, 2013 at 2:37 AM

Axe on April 22, 2013 at 2:36 AM

Good night Axe!! God Bless…

Scrumpy on April 22, 2013 at 2:38 AM

williamg on April 22, 2013 at 2:32 AM

First heard them in Germany always liked them :-)

Scrumpy on April 22, 2013 at 2:39 AM

Yawn!

Oooops…

“Tis time to hit the hay!!

Good night williamg…

Good night ALL!!

God Bless :-)

* swoosh *

Scrumpy on April 22, 2013 at 2:41 AM

And so ends another pants free weekend at Cozmos.

SparkPlug on April 22, 2013 at 3:10 AM

BREAKING: OverNight Carnage!

Federal Way, Washington, apartment complex shooting

Update: 5th person found shot to death in Federal Way apartment complex shootings, police confirm – @AP, @KOMONews

31 mins ago by editor
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4 dead in shootings at a Federal Way, Washington, apartment complex, police say – @AP

36 mins ago by editor

http://www.breakingnews.com/topic/federal-way-washington-apartment-complex-shooting
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canopfor on April 22, 2013 at 4:17 AM

not too great a monday. but surely better than the poor newscaster, whose first words on air were expletives.
http://deadspin.com/recommended

Hope everyone has a better week than this guy will.

renalin on April 22, 2013 at 6:27 AM

ahhh morning joe is back to his gun control rant…mocking a national gun registry and that the gov’t is going to take away your guns….

SSDD for him

good morning folks!

cmsinaz on April 22, 2013 at 6:35 AM

carney, holder and obama will not get ANY blame for the FBI screw up

it’ll be someone’s fault, maybe the russians or some lackey in a division noone has ever heard

cmsinaz on April 22, 2013 at 6:37 AM

we need to make sure no one feels alienated now….

cripe

cmsinaz on April 22, 2013 at 6:38 AM

canopfor on April 22, 2013 at 4:17 AM

yikes

cmsinaz on April 22, 2013 at 6:42 AM

carney, holder and obama will not get ANY blame for the FBI screw up

cmsinaz on April 22, 2013 at 6:37 AM

Do you really think it was a screw up? I think the poor handling of this whole thing was purposeful.

flicker on April 22, 2013 at 6:46 AM

Sleeper cell activated. My take.

kingsjester on April 22, 2013 at 6:46 AM

no gun license

yeah, i’m sure they would have bought guns legally joe and gone through a background check…

cmsinaz on April 22, 2013 at 6:49 AM

flicker on April 22, 2013 at 6:46 AM

interesting…putin is obama’s buddy,he would have the flexibility to keep an eye out for them…

cmsinaz on April 22, 2013 at 6:50 AM

kingsjester on April 22, 2013 at 6:46 AM

great take KJ

cmsinaz on April 22, 2013 at 6:53 AM

cmsinaz on April 22, 2013 at 6:53 AM

Thank you, ma’am!

kingsjester on April 22, 2013 at 6:57 AM

great take KJ

cmsinaz on April 22, 2013 at 6:53 AM

Second that. Benghazi has come home to roost.

Naturally Curly on April 22, 2013 at 7:12 AM

ahhh morning joe is back to his gun control rant…mocking a national gun registry and that the gov’t is going to take away your guns….

SSDD for him

cmsinaz on April 22, 2013 at 6:35 AM

So last week didn’t happen for the crew at Morning Joke? I guess they lost interest when it was clear that the Marathon bombers weren’t wearing WWPD (what would Palin do) bracelets.

Happy Nomad on April 22, 2013 at 7:17 AM

haven’t heard one word about a sleeper cell on the lsm…

cmsinaz on April 22, 2013 at 7:17 AM

Happy Nomad on April 22, 2013 at 7:17 AM

exactamundo….we need a criminal background check now dang it…he truly thinks criminals will go through a background check…

cmsinaz on April 22, 2013 at 7:18 AM

Do you really think it was a screw up? I think the poor handling of this whole thing was purposeful.

flicker on April 22, 2013 at 6:46 AM

I think it was by design in that the administration can’t admit that there is still a war on terrorism and the latest theater of that war opened up last week in Boston.

How does the FBI do the job it is supposed to do when the rat-eared coward refuses to call anything terrorism Fort Hood was an incident of workplace violence. Benghazi was an angry film review. And the bastard has yet to call the Boston Marathon bombing terrorism.

Happy Nomad on April 22, 2013 at 7:20 AM

What’s the latest on the big Glenn Beck reveal?

bluegill on April 22, 2013 at 7:21 AM

exactamundo….we need a criminal background check now dang it…he truly thinks criminals will go through a background check…

cmsinaz on April 22, 2013 at 7:18 AM

At this point does it really matter? We have a dead terrorist who was denied citizenship because of what is in his FBI file and yet he was still allowed to remain in the country as a resident alien. So what good are background checks if you really don’t intend to do anything with the info? And Morning Joke knows full well that the only way a universal background check would work is if you have a national gun registry so they can sneer away, it isn’t going to happen anytime soon.

Happy Nomad on April 22, 2013 at 7:23 AM

Happy Nomad on April 22, 2013 at 7:23 AM

joe will probably stroke out by his daily rants…

cmsinaz on April 22, 2013 at 7:30 AM

Everything the FBI did looked like they weren’t even trying. They didn’t want to call it terrorism until a police chief blurted it out. They knew Tamarlan was a terrorist sympathizer. They had his and Johar’s faces on record. The FBI couldn’t use facial recognition though they had good full-face and a great profile shot. It took local cops to find the bombers, after they killed an MIT officer; at which point they couldn’t very well call off the manhunt.

Plain-clothesmen walked into (if I recall correctly) a surrounded building where a couple dozen shots were fired, but a wounded Johar finds an escape route. Then they can’t locate him after that, and finally called off the lock-down, but immediately a normal guy finds him cowering in his boat. And the local police are within shouting distance.

This is incompetence beyond what is possible. It’s as if they didn’t ever want any terroroist cell uncovered in the first place and then didn’t want the bombers captured, because then they would have to nullify it.

But who would want terrorist cells to go undetected?

flicker on April 22, 2013 at 7:38 AM

The 500+ tyrants that lord over every aspect of our lives are going to vote on a bill that will allow states to collect sales tax on online sales.

tom daschle concerned on April 22, 2013 at 7:40 AM

Russia even wanted Tsarnaev disabled. But the FBI sure didn’t seem to.

flicker on April 22, 2013 at 7:45 AM

flicker on April 22, 2013 at 7:38 AM

good point flicker

cmsinaz on April 22, 2013 at 7:46 AM

But who would want terrorist cells to go undetected?

flicker on April 22, 2013 at 7:38 AM

Perhaps a certain rat-eared coward who has an entirely different narrative about terrorism. The bastard still hasn’t called the Boston Marathon bombing terrorism to the point that even in his Friday night statement he was telling us not to jump to conclusions.

GWB was President when the atrocities of 9/11/01 brought terrorism to our soil. By my count we have had at least two successful terrorism attacks on American soil since January 2009. And yet the score is still zero on the administration scoreboard.

Happy Nomad on April 22, 2013 at 7:54 AM

exactamundo….we need a criminal background check now dang it…he truly thinks criminals will go through a background check…

cmsinaz on April 22, 2013 at 7:18 AM

Seriously; can’t fix stupid. I really don’t know what to make of liberals these days. It’s beyond the point of “well, their intentions are good, they’re just mistaken”. These people are off into 2+2=cantaloupe land at this point. They simply cannot perceive reality anymore, and no amount of discussion, nor observation of hard cold fact will work.

I could see folks ‘at the top’ perhaps not being this stupid, but literally being evil in their intent to do harm on the rest of us – that they know better, but ‘better’ isn’t what they want, they want power and fortune. But for it to be so widespread, even to the rank and file liberal nutter? Are they all evil, even if they personally will get nothing out of it? Or are they simply slackjawed simpleton Stepford Wives?

Either way, they’re all damned dangerous.

Midas on April 22, 2013 at 8:17 AM

What’s the latest on the big Glenn Beck reveal?

bluegill on April 22, 2013 at 7:21 AM

.
Nothing’s changed.

We’ll all know sometime today after his show starts at 9:00 EDT, and before it finishes at 12:00 Noon EDT.

listens2glenn on April 22, 2013 at 8:23 AM

Happy Nomad on April 22, 2013 at 7:54 AM

You mean the guy who cancelled the missile defense system in Poland and the Czech Republic, which just happen to be early on in the great circle flight of ICBMs from Iran? You mean the guy who says Iran won’t get nuclear weapons in our lifetime (slight exaggeration)? The guy who toppled two stable dictators in the Middle East to be replaced with muslim Brotherhood? The guy who smoked cigarettes and studied the koran in his study while Chris Stevens was tortured to death (just guessing there)? You mean the guy who gave us Hagel and Brennan to watch over US interests in the world? The guy who finally goes to Israel and snubs the Knesset?

You don’t think he would tolerate mohammedan terrorist cells in this country, do you?

Oh, and I know several rats who take exception to your characterization.

flicker on April 22, 2013 at 8:23 AM

Are they all evil, even if they personally will get nothing out of it?

Midas on April 22, 2013 at 8:17 AM

I think they know exactly what they’re doing. I didn’t intend to get religious here, but Liberalism today is a godless philosophy, certainly a Christless world view. If you are Christless, you are spiritually dead. And the father of the spiritually dead is at war with Christ. And Mohammedans would like to see all Jews and Christians slain. Is that at least a reasonable answer?

flicker on April 22, 2013 at 8:34 AM

Yup Midas

cmsinaz on April 22, 2013 at 8:44 AM

Her father, Robert Montgomery, was an excellent actor and a staunch conservative. When Elizabeth went off the deep end as a liberal they argued and had a falling out. I believe they were able to come to terms, eventually.

thatsafactjack on April 22, 2013 at 2:05 AM

He was also a World War II vet…Navy, I think.

Hat Trick on April 22, 2013 at 9:17 AM

Are they all evil, even if they personally will get nothing out of it?

Midas on April 22, 2013 at 8:17 AM

It’s striking how specific the similarities are between today and the fall of Israel 2,700 years ago.

I had been depressed since Obama was ushered into a second term by the American people at the advice of the national media, and, having come to a sad if stoic acceptance, am daily amazed and bewildered at the sheer self-defeating nature of the disingenuous decisions that our government leaders are making that can only end in the destruction of our government as Constituted, and the submission of our superpower to a terrorist-run world-wide warrior caliphate. And I cry out the question: Why would they do it?!
Why would they destroy their own country in which their grandchildren will live? Why are they doing these things that will obviously destroy our country, our culture and our civilization?

How can they be so content while Egypt brags of dozens of muslim Brotherhood agents, who shout Death to America, the great Satan!, are employed within the highest level of our administration; and our own government says that to ask any question about this is preposterous and slanderous?

For the money!

Jeremiah 8:10-11 says for every one from the least even unto the greatest is given to covetousness, from the prophet even unto the priest every one dealeth falsely… saying, Peace, peace; when there is no peace (KJV).

And the politicians dole billions from public coffers to friends who then return a portion to their campaigns, while the muslim world rallies against us. And yet we are told: Don’t worry, the United States is too big to fail.

And Jeremiah 14:13 reads behold, the [false] prophets say unto them, Ye shall not see the sword, neither shall ye have famine; but I will give you assured peace in this place.

And all the while El Bardai says, What uranium, what laboratories? What bombs?; and Hagel says we have no position on Iran’s acquiring nuclear weapons, while taking speaking fees from muslim terrorist-funding organizations. And Brennan says that jihad is just a religious self-help technique. Kerry courts terrorist organization and violent states. And Obama sends F-16s to arm the Mohammedan world while they kill our representatives sent to them and cry out for the destruction on Israel.

And Hillary Clinton asks: What, at this point, does it matter?! While she ensures that the Coptic Christian film-maker is sent to jail for causing the death of the four Americans killed by muslims in Libya.

Jeremiah 18:18 reads Then said they, Come, and let us devise devices against Jeremiah; for the law shall not perish from the priest, nor counsel from the wise, nor the word from the prophet. Come, and let us smite him with the tongue, and let us not give heed to any of his words. (KJV)

These 2,700-year-old words could be written today. And in common parlance the rulers are saying all will go on as it has. The rule of law shall not perish from our politicians, nor wisdom from our pundits and policy wonks, nor words of good news and encouragement from our media. Come and let us smear and slander the very character of every conservative in the eyes of the people before he can gain any real power. Read the verse again, and see that that’s what it is specifically saying.

Jeremiah 28:10-11 reads, Then Hananiah the [false] prophet took the yoke from off the prophet Jeremiah’s neck, and brake it. And Hananiah spake in the presence of all the people, saying, Thus saith the Lord; Even so will I break the yoke of Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon from the neck of all nations within the space of two full years(KJV).

And President Obama says that Al Qaeda is broken and almost gone. And Brennan says that the muslim Brotherhood is now a moderate organization. And everyone, including the media, says that we can live with a nuclear Iran.

Human fallen nature is unchanged. The techniques of aggregation of power are identical. The folly of corrupt leaders is inescapable. And people willingly refuse to contemplate the eternal truths of God’s nature. And they always turn themselves over to the delusions of a God-free existence. Just the same, His judgments are inevitable.

God’s words are proven inarguably true. Nothing has changed in nearly three millennia.

flicker on April 22, 2013 at 9:54 AM

I had been depressed since Obama was ushered into a second term by the American people at the advice of the national media …..

flicker on April 22, 2013 at 9:54 AM

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I’m going to blame Obama’s second term on Republican / conservative voters who sat the election out, because they didn’t think Mitt is any better.

I was VERY disappointed by the Republican nomination of Mitt Romney, but you better believe I voted for him in the general.

Just the same, those are excellent scripture references for the analogy.

listens2glenn on April 22, 2013 at 11:12 AM

There are two kinds of Muslims:

1. Terrorists.

2. Wonderful, peaceful, non-violent people who are completely ignorant of their own religion.

CrustyB on April 22, 2013 at 11:40 AM

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