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Tyler Durden's picture


And so it just became religious.

Syria's banned Muslim Brotherhood called on Syrians to take to the streets to demand freedom, a declaration by the movement said on Thursday, ahead of Friday prayers.

"Do not let the regime besiege your compatriots. Chant with one voice for freedom and dignity. Do not allow the tyrant to enslave you. God is great," said the declaration, which was sent to Reuters.

It was the first time that the Brotherhood, whose leadership is in exile, had called directly for demonstrations in Syria since pro-democracy demonstrations against President

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cossack55's picture

Off with Their Heads Bitchezzzz!!!!

Id fight Gandhi's picture

Muslims control the oil, Jews control the money, communist china controls manufacturing.

painequalschange's picture

And now a reading from the holy book ( Snow Crash )


"When it gets down to it — talking trade balances here — once we've brain-drained all our technology into other countries, once things have evened out, they're making cars in Bolivia and microwave ovens in Tadzhikistan and selling them here — once our edge in natural resources has been made irrelevant by giant Hong Kong ships and dirigibles that can ship North Dakota all the way to New Zealand for a nickel — once the Invisible Hand has taken away all those historical inequities and smeared them out into a broad global layer of what a Pakistani brickmaker would consider to be prosperity — y'know what? There's only four things we do better than anyone else:
microcode (software)
high-speed pizza delivery"

Ahmeexnal's picture

I don't remember Tony Hayward or the queen of England converting to Islam.

You have a monopoly on stupidity.

Rich_Lather's picture

We've got bullshit cornered, my friend, and with that you can do anything.

JR's picture

Yes, in protection of your statement, America inherited the resources and the isolation from Europe enabling her to develop a free enterprise economy under a Christian-principled government; while the followers of Mohammed, in spite of French and British colonial aggressiveness, populated the desert areas of North Africa and the Arabian peninsula and the Middle East where under the sands were vast petroleum resources. And, as it is true that the financial resources of much of the world are controlled by the Jews, and thanks to this Jewish financial control, much of the growth in manufacturing has been moved from U.S. shores to China's.

By the way, Tyler, the comment “It just became religious” is closer to cultural unrest, a current development in many nations. Islam, Christianity - as it formed the basis for America’s free enterprise development, and secular Judaism - as an ingredient now in American foreign policy under fire in the Middle East, are all part of the unrest scenario. At this point, a potential Syrian revolution would naturally involve Islam as it is fights against a secular tyranny in al-Assad’s government.

Case in point is a February feature in Vogue Magazine, published by Samuel Irvin Newhouse, Jr., that shows how American Jewish opposition to Islam becomes support for a bloody dictator’s “secular” government. The article, entitled  Asma al-Assad: A Rose in the Desert, begins: Asma al-Assad, Syria’s dynamic first lady, is on a mission to create a beacon of culture and secularism in a powder-keg region—and to put a modern face on her husband’s regime. “


Two Towers AU AG's picture

Who controls the printing press....

Goofy Bastard's picture

Tyler, I think you are over-reacting.  Muslims in that part of the world are very calm, rational, non-violent people who will certainly not allow their anger to get the best of them and disrupt our oil supplies.

Manthong's picture

I hope that everyone does not act like prejudiced islamophobes and think anything bad could be called for at something as peaceful and benign as Friday prayers.

kengland's picture

Good point. They are the enemy. The muzz that is. We better suite up and head on over to fight for our freedom. I would like to start with your family. Once you are slaughtered, we will make peace and begin trading.


We just need you to be a patriot...n-kay?

downwiththebanks's picture

So do you think they conferred directly with John McCain and Hillary Clinton before making the statement, or is the 60 year alliance between the MB and Uncle Sam enough for the alliance to work seamlessly - no exchange even necessary?

i-dog's picture

+1 (though I thought that it was the British MI-6 that set up the MB to retain hidden control over the potentates they installed in their old Middle Eastern empire ... until the CIA set up Al-Qaida to allow the US to simply take over the oil and opium producing states through the guise of the more efficient 'War On Terror™').

Segestan's picture

No, no no... it's all about Democracy... Islamic Democracy. Screw you're views.

Ethics Gradient's picture

I'm new top this so be gentle.

Muslamic democracy? Is where the people with the biggest guns get to install a type dictatorship of their choosing?

john39's picture

actually we put the arab dictators in place to placate the zionists. people in the middle east have every right to be very very pissed off.

NIRee's picture

Depends, if they were put there to keep the already pissed of people under control and in order then no!

rocker's picture

+10  Donald Rumsfeld shaking Saddam's hand worked out real good. Until Saddam bitch-worded daddy Bush.

Popo's picture

While that's partially true (Egypt, Jordan, etc.).  The majority of Arab puppet-dictators are actually in place to protect the oil industry.  "You keep the oil flowing out of your country, and we'll keep you in power"

Manthong's picture

No, it's where scheming Islamic totalitarians with the most ignorant, desperate, dirt poor fanatics that can be whipped up to a suicidal frenzy can disrupt and dislodge a less determined governing entity.

Flakmeister's picture

Sort of like the Militias and the Evangelicals??

Manthong's picture

No, more like democrats and republicans.

Manthong's picture

OK, leave the Republicans out of it .. like Democrats and Socialists. I guess modern Republicans are more similar to tolerant, peaceful and law abiding Muslims.

Flakmeister's picture

Surely you are jesting...

Manthong's picture

I don't know.. It does not appear to me that any militias or evangelicals are in the process of destroying the middle class like our dear politicians are doing. Militias seem to want to be left alone to play army in their compounds and evangelicals just want to preach your ears off and save your soul while awaiting the second coming. I don't see much difference between Obama and Cass Sunstein's world view and Sharia law.

When the middle class goes away say sayonara the country -  as has been the case throughout human history.    

Flakmeister's picture

You obviously missed the implicit comparison with the Islamic world...then again it was pretty explicit

Deepskyy's picture

You were picked on by a Southern Baptist as a kid weren't you?


Manthong's picture

Not unless they were Southern Side Chicago Baptists. :)

It's not worth bitching about the politics anymore. The redistributions and ramifications are pretty well set in stone now.

I just hope a few more dips come before the crap storm and the main parabola.

Ethics Gradient's picture

A rather nasty state of affairs all round....

PenGun's picture

 Apart from the religion that discribes the Tea Party quite well.

Flakmeister's picture

Thats what the Evangelicals are for...

i-dog's picture

"the most ignorant, desperate, dirt poor fanatics that can be whipped up to a suicidal frenzy can disrupt and dislodge a less determined governing entity"

This is how TPTB (through their footsoldiers in the CIA and MI-6, who finance/guide Al Qaida, MB, JI and the colour revolutions in Central Asia) are able to control who runs the resource rich countries. It's not just the ragheads, either ... Indonesia, Venezuela, Brazil and many African nations are on the list when their turn comes for a change of leadership or governing party.

downwiththebanks's picture

Much better to support Zionist Apartheid with what ... $8 billion a year including the bribe to (Mu)Barak and the Egyptian junta.

mynhair's picture

No, it's all about the religion of peace.....right?

A piece of you for doing this, pieces of that one for doing that.....

downwiththebanks's picture

The Muslim Brotherhood:  helping White Imperialism steal Arab resources for almost one century.

Segestan's picture

 Get real.... the west is bursting with non white influences, we have global banking now.

As for the resources in that part of the world , it was western knowhow that has allowed a backwards tribal people to even know the modern world. If we are to be honest , the whole of Asia Minor and the ME were white lands where non whites came into civilization and have stolen that history as their own.

gwar5's picture

Islam is a totalitarian political system masquarading as a religion. Western lefties have been actively helping the MB organize for the last two years. Pictures are all over the internet of them marching (with special protection) in sympatico with eg., Hamas (MB in Palestine).

They want to re-recreate the Ottoman Empire that stood for 400 years until broken up in WWI. That's precisely why the MB was created in 1928. The current country borders are artificial Western creations, like the nation of Israel. I'm not 100% with Israel, but I have more in common with their value system that allows coexistence.

This is all going to mean a big war in the ME when the current despots are dispatched. The PA and Hamas are making peace with each other with Egyptian MB's help. War with Israel will unify the region politically under the MB.




falak pema's picture

How the rabid right froths at the mouth for lost empire...Read history. Before the Arabs went rabid muslims and reactionary political nation and lost THEIR enlightenment in 1400, they were the progressive edge of ME civilization in 700-800. They brought math and philosophy and 'conviviencia' (tolerance) to Spain/Sicily. They translated Aristotle and understood him better than anyone. Then the slide down...imperial, decadent downing street...aided and abetted by the christian reactionary Crusades...The West reinvented humanist values during Renaissance...It was game over for Islam right there...All the Ottomans achieved was POWER play,  human progress in architectural and administrative terms that went 'statist bureaucracy' under its own weight. So goes the wheel of fortune amongst peoples and nations. Don't bitch about US regression as it was totally self inflicted, based on uber-alles hubris under Reagan/Bush. 

As for "losing the ME...and the Oil patch...in coming years...it is as sterile pipe dream as the 1949 trauma that hotted the cold war in far east : "We've lost China" rant.

You NEVER LOSE something that never belonged to you in the first place!

Judge Holden's picture

Yeah, I can't believe those crazy Muslims get pissed off when we bomb, occupy, and install puppet governments in their countries.  WTF is wrong with them?

JW n FL's picture

Ya'll better watch this video.. from start to finish and get a fucking grip with what is going on...


The Coming is Upon Us - Translation: Reza Kahlili (Author of "A Time To Betray")



WAKE THE FUCK UP! the Muslim Right.. like the Baptists here want the end to come! so that the second coming will come! Bush and Iran have the SAME Religious Views just from two different God's Perspective.


mynhair's picture

ODammer is a Baptist? WTF?

No difference between O and Bush, right?