January 31 2013 - San Francisco, CA - PipeLineNews.org - Former CIA double-agent Reza Kahlili is reporting that Iran's fortress nuclear establishment located deep within Fordow mountain has experienced a catastrophic explosion. "...Sixteen North Koreans, including 14 technicians and two top military officers, are among those trapped after a Jan. 21 explosion destroyed much of Iran’s Fordow nuclear site, a source reveals. The source who provided the initial information on the explosion at one of Iran’s most important nuclear sites has now provided details about the degree of the destruction..." [source, Reza Kahlili, New Details Surface on Iran Nuclear Explosion, World Net Daily]
The WH is expressing public doubts as to whether this event actually took place, as attested to by Obama flack Jay Carney at yesterday's presser. Similarly the UN's lapdog IAEA first denied that any damage had occurred at Fordow but upon further inquiry by WND, refused to disclose the basis for the IAEA falling into line with the Iranian disinformation machine, that IAEA had indeed visited the site in question after the alleged explosions and found no damage.
The Fordow installation is believed to be at the center of Iran's not-so-clandestine nuclear weapons program. It was thought to be nearly invulnerable to any conventional means of attack, though in previous pieces we suggested several methods whereby the facility could be seriously compromised...one of which was simply to attack Fordow's HVAC system - essential to an underground operation - which would have to vent somewhere into the atmosphere leaving it quite vulnerable.
Foreign nationals - all nuke technicians, engineers and/or scientists - are widely seen as the critical component in the renegade Islamist state's nuke program as it seeks to assemble the "Shia A Bomb." Chinese, Russians, Pakistanis and N. Koreans are believed to now be providing the bulk elemental expertise [not to mention hardware and fissionable material] to hasten the Mullocracy's grand plan to incinerate Israel and intimidate the West.
We held this story for a few days seeking confirmation or denial and now believe that Fordow has indeed been damaged, the extent of which is still undetermined as we go to press.
January 30, 2013 - San Francisco, CA - PipeLineNews.org - In 2009, Elihu D. Richter and Alex Barnea, two Israeli experts on genocide and the Holocaust, published a noteworthy article on “Tehran’s Genocidal Incitement against Israel.” They point out that Iranian statements demonizing Jews are not new. Back in 1970, the late Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini referred to “wretched Jews,” but later began substituting the word “Zionist” for “Jew.” Khomeini is often called “the Imam” or supreme religious and political leader (Fuehrer in German; Hitler also called himself the Fuehrer, the Leader). “Imam” Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Khomeini’s successor, began to dehumanize Israel as a “cancerous tumor.” And the current Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad stated in October 2005 that “Israel must be wiped off the map.”
Some experts claim that this phrase was a mistranslation and “that Ahmadinejad did not have genocidal intent.” However, Richter and Barnea maintain that the phrase “Israel must be wiped off the map” reflects the Islamic Republic’s official English translation which was reiterated on billboards and murals. Calls for the annihilation of Israel are not new either. Back in the 1950s former Egyptian president Gamal Abdel Nasser, a strong admirer of Adolf Hitler and the German Nazis, wanted to drive all the Jews into the sea.
Richter and Barnea point out that calls for the annihilation of Israel constitute “incitement to genocide.” The United Nations “Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide” specifies that “genocide is a crime under international law,” and that “direct and public incitement to commit genocide” is a punishable act – indeed, “a crime against humanity.” Iran is a signatory to the convention, and, therefore, bound by its rules. The convention was adopted by the UN General Assembly in December 1948. The convention calls genocide “an odious scourge,” which “has inflicted great losses on humanity.” It is not at all coincidental that the convention was adopted only three years after the Second World War when the Nazis killed six million Jews. As early as January 1939, Hitler threatened to exterminate “the Jewish race in Europe,” while in 1942 and after the U.S. State Department and the British Foreign Office actually shelved alarming and reliable reports on the gas chambers of Auschwitz – until it was too late. Frequent requests to bomb those gas chambers were ignored by the U.S. War Department.
The 1948 Convention also had another genocide in mind, namely the genocide of the Christian Armenians by the Muslim Turks. The acts were perpetrated between 1915 and 1917. Hannibal Travis recently pointed out that Hitler invoked the Armenian genocide when he attacked Poland on September 1, 1939, and started World War II.
Iran’s genocidal hate speech comparable to Nazi rhetoric
Richter and Barnea published a “timeline of statements by Ahmadinejad and other Iranian leaders (2000-2008).” This clearly shows that it is Iran’s core business to destroy Israel and kill all the Jews who live there. Thus, on January 15, 2001, Khamenei said: “The perpetual subject of Iran is the elimination of Israel from the region.” Another translation says: “The mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran (IRI) is to erase Israel from the map of the region.” And on December 14, 2001, former Iranian president Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani said: “If one day… the Islamic world will be equipped with weapons available to Israel now… the deployment of even one atomic bomb inside Israel will wipe it off the face of the earth but would only do damage to the Islamic world.” Apparently, Rafsanjani does not mind that such a bomb would also kill many Muslim Palestinians in Jordan, Gaza, the West Bank and Jerusalem. Maybe, he sees them as expendable martyrs. In 1988, Rafsanjani said that “we should fully equip ourselves both in the offensive and defensive use of chemical, bacteriological, and radiological weapons.”
Thoughts on the San Francisco Walk For Life
By CAMILLE GIGLIO
January 30, 2013 - San Francisco, CA - PipeLineNews.org - This year, 2013, marks forty years of the infant holocaust in the United States. As in every year since then, January 23, marks the Pro Life Movement’s memorialization of the 1973 Roe v Wade Supreme Court Decision legalizing the performance of abortion for all nine months of pregnancy.
In the Bible the number 40 has great significance, especially in regards to chastisement. We recall the 40 years that the Jews wandered in the desert. We recall the story of Noah and the Ark in which it rained for 40 days and 40 nights. We have 40 days of Lent before we can enjoy Easter. In all these stories, following the end of the chastisement there was salvation, joy, lives and souls redeemed.
Washington, D.C. has 40 times been the scene of the gatherings of thousands to call for an end to abortion. Close to 500,000 this year. This January 26th, San Francisco was the scene of 40,000 people, some from as far away as New Mexico, attending its 7th Roe v Wade Anniversary event.
San Francisco’s new Archbishop, Salvatore Cordileone, opened the Walk with prayer and Archbishop and Papal Nuncio Carlos Maria Vigano, Rome’s Ambassador to the United States, carried a special blessing and message of encouragement from the Pope. The Nuncio, reading from the Pope’s message stated that “You are the best of the U.S.A.” The Pope’s message reminded us that “every child brings us God’s smile.”
One of the speakers, Elaine Riddick from North Carolina, speaking of the forced sterilization she endured, picked up the theme of every child being a vision of God’s smile and reminded us that if our government continues this attack on the preborn, we may not ever see God’s smile.
Ms Riddick, pregnant at a very young age, was sterilized without her knowledge following the birth of that baby who, now 37 years old, accompanied her to the Walk. Her Grandmother, unable to read, had signed a permission paper for medical care which included consent for sterilization.
Ms. Riddick also gave some startling statistics on the number of sterilizations performed on people of color and the economically deprived as late as 1974 in her state (2,099 of them performed on girls ages 19 and under) as well as in Virginia with a total of 11,000.
As usual in this too worldly city of San Francisco local as well as national media gave as much prominence to the scant 300 pro abort protesters huddled at Justin Hermann Plaza near the waterfront as they did to the 40,000 pro life witnesses joyously assembled at Civic Center/UN Plaza across from City Hall. The San Francisco Chronicle headlined its story as SF Abortion Rally shows 40 year split and provided 3 pro life photos and 6 pro abort photos in its online publication.
The real spirit of the pro life movement comes not so much from the speakers on the platform telling their grim stories of abandonment and pleas for forgiveness. The true spirit and message that life is the right choice comes from the audience; from the parents pushing baby carriages, the happy faces of children, teenagers, senior citizens and those in wheel chairs along with a very generous and inspiring presence of religious who attend the yearly event.
January 28, 2013 - San Francisco, CA - PipeLineNews.org - On its second anniversary, it seems that the commemoration of Egypt's "Arab Spring" revolution has gotten a bit out of hand resulting in president Morsi declaring a 30 day national emergency and consequent declaration of martial law.
There is a generalized air of violence permeating the country, with institutions seemingly incapable of handling the rioting which is taking place across the country, in Port Said, Cairo, Ismailia, in numerous cities along the Suez Canal as well as other important population and commerce centers.
President Morsi - who remains a high ranking official within the terrorist Muslim Brotherhood [MB] - has rammed a new edict through Egypt's compliant Shari'a based Shura Council, which will allow the military to act as judge, jury and executioner [please refer to Muslim Brotherhood Asked For Law Giving Arrest Powers To Military, Al-Masry Al-Youm for further clarification].
In other words, Egypt is now undeniably a totalitarian state. It should be noted that though deposed [and imprisoned] president Mubarak governed under a similar lack of legal restraint, much of his concern and energy was directed at suppressing the very Muslim Brotherhood which now runs the country.
As the lawlessness spreads and fear sets in, Mr. Morsi will find an environment which is rife with opportunities [never let a crisis go to waste] to further extend his already considerable power.
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January 17, 2013 - San Francisco, CA - PipeBombNews.com - On Wednesday morning, President Obama conducted a surreal dog-and-pony show using school children as human shields. This in a cowardly attempt to hide his true agenda - registrations then confiscation of all firearms.
Administratively, in what we believe is clearly an unconstitutional end-run around the Second Amendment, Team Obama has issued a set of new "guidelines" and/or Executive Orders which direct various federal agencies to carry out specific steps to address the alleged problem - easy access to defensive weaponry by American citizens.
First observation - It's impossible to ignore the President and Vice President BiteMe's shameless use of innocent kids as pawns in a high-stakes game of chess, a tactic which is identical to that employed by the Third Reich.
Since the November election the neo-Marxist/neo-Fascists, led by Mr. Obama, have moved with great haste to implement key elements in what might be called the left's implicit agenda.
All political ideologies/philosophies are at their core an attempt to define the world in terms [he who controls the language, controls the narrative/agenda] which lend themselves to the solutions provided by said ideologies.
So on the left their defining of capitalism as an unfair method of distributing goods and services results in a desire to pass legislation which will result in more stringent regulation/control of business and consequently, higher taxes on successful capitalists and their various enterprises.
The above is widely understood - lefties do not like business.
Also ranking high on their hate list is firearms - "guns" in their rather limited lexicon on the topic.
These folks either don't understand the Second Amendment or as is overwhelmingly the case, fully understand the implications of "the right to keep and bear arms," ignore it, perhaps alleging that it's no longer acceptable in "modern, civilized" America, and proceed down the path towards jack-booted confiscation.
These anti-gunners will never rest until the right to bear is denied to all but the wealthy, the well connected and the powerful.
Now do not be overly concerned, armed guards will still protect your money at the bank and at the Federal Reserve, heavily armed Secret Service personnel [with .45 caliber or 9mm full-auto HK MP5 sub-machineguns] will guard the president and his family [as they should] and Hollywood showbiz kids [who make movies about themselves and don't give a fuck about anyone else] will continue to be granted concealed carry permits and be surrounded by armed security guards with nearly enough firepower to take over a small Banana Republic.
In plain terms, for the left it's much like capitalism, it's fine for them, just not for you.
It's the Soup Nazi writ large..."No prosperity or security for YOU!"
And so their philosophy goes, armed guards with military weapons for them, a rusty butcher knife or can opener for you - possibly a courtesy toe tag, perhaps on a still warm body if the coroner is quick enough.
Just the facts ma'am...
Now without going into the text of the lengthy, at times very heated debates which took place during the Constitutional Congress on this matter [please refer to "The Federalist," authored semi-anonymously by Alexander Hamilton, John Jay and James Madison - all towering intellects whose wit and wisdom was so formidable that any of them would wipe the floor in a debate with any current member of the Democrat leadership - including the alleged "smartest man in the world," Barack Hussein Obama whom we believe is fluent neither in ancient Greek nor Latin], let is suffice to say that the purpose of the Second Amendment was clearly understood by all of the Founding Fathers to mean one thing - to insure that American citizens would always have access to the weapons necessary to resist a government turned tyrannical.
You mean it's not about having the ability to go out in the fall and chase Bambi's dad all over the lower 40?
Nope, it has nothing to do with hunting - btw did John Kerry ever get his "huntin' license?"
If hunting must be defended, then let's just say it was and remains ordained by a higher authority and is locked into the DNA of homo sapiens. Perhaps more succinctly we are prisoners [thank you Norman Mailer] of the urge to hunt.
The "right" to hunt, is therefore by definition, inalienable and yes, sometimes you do need more than "7 cartridges," to kill your quarry. Consider dealing with an enraged Cape Buffalo which has already absorbed 4 shots from your .470 Nitro Express double. THAT Duggaboy is hiding while bleeding in the pampas. He is completely pissed-off and almost impervious to pain. This fella is going to wait so he can ambush, then stomp your ass into red colored jam. If the game being hunted is elephant, then after being adequately trampled you will be picked up by the animal's powerful trunk and beaten for good measure against the closest big rock or tree.
We analogize this using large, dangerous game animals because they symbolize the sheer power of a modern rogue government. Now if our unlucky hunter [and his Bwana] had the good sense to use a .577 Tyrannosaurus or a .600 Nitro Express, perhaps one good shot behind the shoulder would have sufficed.
Maybe not...these animals seldom die easy. You don't survive in Africa unless you are, to use the colloqialism, "tough as nails."
Make sense so far?
Fact: At the time of the adoption of the Second Amendment [of course as part of the Bill of Rights] the "assault rifle" of the day was a large bore - usually over .50 caliber - rifle or musket. The difference being that muskets have smooth bores and hence are a less efficient weapon accuracy and range wise than the rifle, whose bullet is spun like a football by the engraved rifling for stability.
Many upon many Redcoats fell to well placed slugs fired by the Colonists out of Kentucky [or Pennsylvania] Long Rifles - you could have asked their widows...or better...their field surgeons.
It should seem manifestly clear to anyone that at the time the Second was agreed upon, the weapons which were referred to generically as "arms," were what are now being re-classified by the gun-grabbers as assault rifles and/or military semi-auto pistols.
Bottom line: It was these state of the art milspec weapons that the Founders intended that American citizens never be denied access to. They wanted to forever provide access to the type of weapon which was capable of fending off government, assuming it were to come to that...an unthinkable proposition to be sure.
Hunting has nothing, repeat n-o-t-h-i-n-g to do with it...would someone please pass this information along to Mr. Cuomo...we believe he is outside on a ledge somewhere.
Hell, at the time, everyone hunted, the "right" to do that was never even considered. It would have been a bizarre consideration under any circumstance, how was one to put meat on the table unless the breadwinner could go out into the wilderness and kill a deer a beaver or a bunch of grouse?
None of this of course dissuades the left from attempting to disarm the public, hence the soon-to-come "assault weapons" legislation - which actually was authored some time ago, kept on the shelf and then conveniently dusted off when some firearm related tragedy took place.
Shades of the Reichstag fire in 1933...
Below a reprint of our 2010 piece regarding John Brennan's total unsuitability for any position dealing with national security.
In Wake of Uproar, White House Pulls Main Brennan Video Links
By WILLIAM MAYER
January 10, 2013 - San Francisco, CA - PipeLineNews.org - Editor's note: With John Brennan being Mr. Obama's choice to run CIA, some are focusing on the nominee's long record of double-talk piled upon absurdity when dealing with the topic of Islamism. With that in mind we are republishing the following piece for two reasons. First, as part of an effort to demonstrate how damaging it will be to have this nincompoop running our nation's most publicly visible spy agency and second to demonstrate the value of reading PipeLineNews.org - we had this story and analysis over TWO YEARS AGO. Now we appreciate those in the alternative media who have finally turned their attention to this very troubling development and brought themselves up to speed, so to speak...however we were on it from the get go. So do you want today's news today or do you want to rely on that chosen few in what is becoming the main stream alternative media who report two year old stories as if they just happened?
Originally published - May 25, 2010 - San Francisco, CA - PipeLineNews.org - On February 13 at New York University, the Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism, John Brennan, delivered a 34 minute address.
Brennan's remarks were made at an event entitled, "A Dialogue on our National Security" which was sponsored by the Islamic Center at NYU and the school's Islamic Law Student's Association. [see, White House website, Brennan Speaks at NYU]
Brennan was introduced by Dr. Ingrid Mattson, president of the Islamic Society of North America [ISNA]1, an Islamist organization named as an unindicted co-conspirator in America's largest terror funding trial, U.S. vs. Holy Land Foundation [HLF]. The trial, which resulted in the conviction of all of the defendants on a total of 108 charges, proved that HLF funneled over $12 million to the Palestinian terrorist group Hamas.2
"Prosecutors applied the label of 'unindicted co-conspirator' to the Council on American-Islamic Relations, the Islamic Society of North America, and the North American Islamic Trust in connection with a trial planned in Texas next month for five officials of a defunct charity, the Holy Land Foundation for Relief and Development." [source, New York Sun, June 4, 2007, Islamic Groups Named in Hamas Funding Case]
Brennan, acknowledging Mattson, thanked her "...for your leadership as an academic whose research continues the rich tradition of Islamic scholarship, and as the president of the Islamic Society of North America, where you have been a voice for the tolerance and diversity which defines Islam."
The Assistant to the President then launched into his prepared text, selected passages of which appear below:
[approximately 5:40 into the speech]
"...And as part of that experience, to learn about the goodness and beauty of Islam....I came to see Islam not as it is often misrepresented, but for what it is...a faith of peace and tolerance and great diversity...[breaks into spoken Arabic]
[approximately 7:30 into the speech]
"...But I did spend time as an undergraduate at the American University in Cairo in the 1970s. And time spent with classmates from Egypt, from Jordan, from Palestine, and around the world who taught me that whatever our differences of nationality or race or religion or language, there are certain aspirations that we all share. To get an education. To provide for our families. To practice our faith freely. To live in peace and security. And during a 25-year career in government, I was privileged to serve in positions across the Middle East...as a political officer with the State Department and as a CIA station chief in Saudi Arabia. In Saudi Arabia, I saw how our Saudi partners fulfilled their duty as custodians of the two holy mosques of Mecca and Medina. I marveled at the majesty of the Hajj and the devotion of those who fulfilled their duty as Muslims by making that privilege [he corrects himself] that pilgrimage. And in all my travels, the city I have come to love most is Al Quds...Jerusalem, where three great faiths come together..."
Overall, the speech emphasized the worst elements of "State Department speak," especially reflective of an overly accommodative Arabist mindset. The choice of words [referring to Israel's capital city of Jerusalem by its Muslim name, as well as delivering part of the speech in Arabic] tone [extraordinarily deferential to Muslim sensibilities, which always seem to be set on a hair-trigger] and political effect [another slap in the face to the concept of Israel as a Jewish state] all telegraph the unmistakable message from team Obama that the term "America's ally, Israel," is fading into distant memory, driven by a delusional sense of reality which pervades 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.