Egypt Approves Passage Of Iranian Warships Through Suez Canal (Update)

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Fri, 02/18/2011 - 12:23 | 974372 Gully Foyle
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Capt. Binghamton: [grumbling] I could just scream.

Fri, 02/18/2011 - 13:19 | 974736 King_of_simpletons
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WSJ is a Rupert Murdock outfit. They are free to fabricate anything to make a quick buck and war, oh my, that's great for profits.

Fri, 02/18/2011 - 19:22 | 975982 ciao
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Antidote.  EIS 2011 report just released says what EIS 2007 report said.  Iran not seeking or developing nuclear weapons.  

Fri, 02/18/2011 - 12:25 | 974376 Azannoth
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If those ships don't make it out of the Canal, talk will be of a new 'Synai Triangle' event

Fri, 02/18/2011 - 12:34 | 974432 dick cheneys ghost
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next up: 'the house of saud'....a must read.

Fri, 02/18/2011 - 12:54 | 974599 bankonzhongguo
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They got fresh "red prince" - "he's practically a Jeffersonian democrat"

Talal bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud already warming up in the bullpen.

They'll shoot good king Abdullah up with the same batch of Haldol they used on Mubarak and let the crazies run wild a little until the US has to come in to restore order.

Now if only the Saudis hired some Chinese merc companies for protection maybe they won't lose their country again.

Fri, 02/18/2011 - 12:26 | 974389 the not so migh...
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I guess we will find out if the Chinese sold the Iranians those cool ship bustng missiles.

Fri, 02/18/2011 - 12:33 | 974430 Herman Strandsc...
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 Limpet Miners lol.

Fri, 02/18/2011 - 12:27 | 974392 DosZap
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Well, Israel warned them.

Seal the bitch.

Fri, 02/18/2011 - 12:39 | 974465 MarketTruth
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Screw Israel and their apartheid loving Zionist leaders/controllers. As a Jew (from the top Cohen tribe if you must know), looking at all the facts Israel is now captured worse than the US Government. It is time for a change, as Israel is far from following the Ten Commandments they claim to adhere to. Think of it like the USA Government and how they are not following the Constitution or Bill Of Rights.

And if you want to see extreme racism in action, look at what happens in Israel when a celebrity Israeli Jew tries to marry a non-Jew and how the government of Israel reacts to that.

Fri, 02/18/2011 - 12:42 | 974498 DosZap
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90% of Israelis are secular.

They are agnostics.

Fri, 02/18/2011 - 14:41 | 975086 chumbawamba
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100% of Israelis live on occupied land in an apartheid society.

You are ignorant.

I am Chumbawamba.

Fri, 02/18/2011 - 16:31 | 975432 BKbroiler
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when did brooklyn become occupied territory?

Fri, 02/18/2011 - 17:42 | 975655 Mad Max
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All good land is "occupied" in the sense that the current occupants are never the same (in terms of bloodlines and/or ethnicity) as the original occupants.  The Israelis happen to be among the most recent occupiers of previously occupied land.  Somewhere people decided that all occupations prior to 1900 were OK, and all since were not OK.  The USA?  Occupied.  Mexico?  Occupied.  Australia?  Canada?  Japan (look up "Ainu")?  Occupied!

There are many crimes committed by the Israeli state.  There are many crimes committed by the US state.  In both cases the people able to direct those crimes don't necessarily have meaningful support from the majority of the public.  And, one might say, there is quite a bit of overlap in the people directing crimes committed by those two states.  I am not at all blind to what's going on.  But one needs to separate actions of the controlling elites from the simple presence of the masses, ordinary people, proletariat or whatever you want to call them.

Fri, 02/18/2011 - 12:48 | 974554 Rodent Freikorps
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Cohen? You are kidding, right?


Fri, 02/18/2011 - 13:45 | 974880 MarketTruth
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Am of the Kohen tribe, technically.

Did you know that thousands of Hasidic Jews marched in protest in Washington DC when Netanyahu visited months ago? They are not happy Israel's actions. Of course that protesting never made it on MSM television or within newspapers.

Again, it is not Jews but the Zionists that are the real problem imo.

Fri, 02/18/2011 - 14:17 | 974992 Rodent Freikorps
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What Kohen tribe?

A kohen (or cohen, Hebrew: ????, "priest;" pl: kohanim) is a Jewish priest, a direct male descendant of the Biblical Aaron, brother of Moses. Kohanim are distinct from but related to Levites, who also served in a priestly capacity, of as the assistants to the kohanim.

And no, it wouldn't surprise me. 70% of American Jews do seem to be self-destructive.

Fri, 02/18/2011 - 12:58 | 974629 msamour
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A Rabbi friend of mine told me that they were about to vote a law in the Knesset about revoking the right of return for people who recently converted to Judaism. If this is true he stated that they were breaking the covenent, and that historically this was a very bad thing. I am hoping there will not be a war because of the greed of a few in the Israeli government.

Fri, 02/18/2011 - 14:51 | 975124 chumbawamba
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That's nothing.  Did you know about the law barring Jews from marrying non-Jews?

And their Supreme Court upheld the use of human shields.  Amongst other atrocities.

Did you know the Rothschilds funded the creation of Israel?

I am Chumbawamba.

Fri, 02/18/2011 - 20:30 | 976166 Cathartes Aura
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why yes, I did.

+++ reality check.

Fri, 02/18/2011 - 12:27 | 974394 unky
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i think it is more breaking that silver will pass $32,50 any moment

Fri, 02/18/2011 - 12:32 | 974418 Cognitive Dissonance
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And Gold is about to pass $1,390.

Houston, we have liftoff of the Silver and Gold Shuttle.

Fri, 02/18/2011 - 12:35 | 974441 yellowbr
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Oh, I think I see a 32.65 here.

Fri, 02/18/2011 - 12:39 | 974479 unky
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when is this gonna end today? i was supposed to receive some money today and wanted to buy silver with it, but didnt receive it yet.

i am really pissed off

Fri, 02/18/2011 - 12:41 | 974490 PenchantForHoarding
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SLW just crossed $39, up 6% today.  Cha-ching!

Fri, 02/18/2011 - 12:43 | 974506 EscapeKey
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And you think those two stories are unrelated?

Fri, 02/18/2011 - 12:47 | 974521 unky
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sure not, it doesnt hit gold that hard at all (of goes a little uptrend there too)

by the way, why would Iran provoke a war? Iran sees the mess going on in the U.S. and they know that only a war could save the U.S. economy from not imploding.

Fri, 02/18/2011 - 12:47 | 974551 EscapeKey
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Well, my cynic nature tells me the Iranian ships are going through because of silver going up, not the other way around.

Fri, 02/18/2011 - 12:28 | 974400 Cognitive Dissonance
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Time to unleash Stuxnet 2.0

Fri, 02/18/2011 - 12:33 | 974429 AN0NYM0US
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or Exocet

Fri, 02/18/2011 - 12:28 | 974402 Racer
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Better buy shares in anything because of course margins are going to be squeezed by higher oil prices

Fri, 02/18/2011 - 12:31 | 974412 colonial
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what's the problem?  stocks go higher no matter what...

Fri, 02/18/2011 - 12:30 | 974413 karzai_luver
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All should have the right to the passage.


As it should be.

Fri, 02/18/2011 - 12:31 | 974414 overmedicatedun...
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news in the last few days is getting scary

social breakdown seems alot closer..

I am going to put on CNBC they will talk me down.

Fri, 02/18/2011 - 12:57 | 974623 Oh regional Indian
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That was funny, CNBC talking you down.


Fri, 02/18/2011 - 12:31 | 974415 Mad Max
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Buy the fucking crater!  (The dip is sooooo 2010!)

Fri, 02/18/2011 - 12:31 | 974420 palmereldritch
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It's on like Donkey Khan

Fri, 02/18/2011 - 12:31 | 974421 falak pema
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maybe those missiles have silver tips! that would explain it.

Fri, 02/18/2011 - 12:31 | 974423 alien-IQ
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This is gonna be one NUTTY weekend!

Fri, 02/18/2011 - 12:33 | 974426 wherewasi
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How many ships in the Iranian Navy anyway?  3...?  What the hell is anyone worried about?

Fri, 02/18/2011 - 13:13 | 974720 palmereldritch
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How about two cops in a rowboat?

Fri, 02/18/2011 - 12:39 | 974475 alien-IQ
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What everybody is (or at least should be) worried about is the Israeli response (or overreaction) to this event. It's the chain of events that could be triggered that should be substantial cause for concern.

Fri, 02/18/2011 - 12:32 | 974427 Hammurabi
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2 ships from the 1940s, with no air defense, one of theme is a supply ship, the other one have couple of guns.

Fri, 02/18/2011 - 12:36 | 974449 Internet Tough Guy
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What do you suppose is in the supply ship? And where is it going?

Fri, 02/18/2011 - 12:37 | 974463 palmereldritch
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iPads for Egypt

Fri, 02/18/2011 - 12:39 | 974472 Hammurabi
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old Rusian missiles from the 1940 they call Katushia or Grad,

Fri, 02/18/2011 - 13:08 | 974687 RichardP
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What do you suppose is in the supply ship?

Supplies for Gaza.  These ships are going to break the Gaza blockade and dare Israel to stop them.

Fri, 02/18/2011 - 15:01 | 975155 chumbawamba
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They have a gift for Bibi.

Hahaha, fuck you.

I am Chumbawamba.

Fri, 02/18/2011 - 15:26 | 975233 Internet Tough Guy
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