Riyadh Storm Rising

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unwashedmass's picture

what's the prob? call Ben. he'll run the presses a few hours more for them

AN0NYM0US's picture

ZH was way  out in front on the  the mid-east  dominoes on the story long before the MSM

Ray1968's picture

ZH is in front of almost everything before the MSM. That's why we read.

breezer1's picture

i taught ZH everything they know...

Vergeltung's picture

you know, that's not an overstatement. it's very true!

Hugh G Rection's picture

As much as I hate to give credit to the crybaby, sellout schmuck, Glenn Beck called this pretty early.

Azannoth's picture

do those people have more that 2 words in their vocabulary (Allah Akbar) ?

Oh regional Indian's picture

And that, in 12 or so words, Az, is the reason the US can never a heart or a mind.

It (Arabic) is one of the oldest, richest cultures in the world, in every sphere you can name/imagine.

And even if you were being glib, that is the attitude in most of the US.

Allah u Akbar indeed.

ORI

 

Ray1968's picture

You must admit that right before they try to kill us, shouting Allah Akbar causes an unpleasant association with that phrase.

Cognitive Dissonance's picture

Us?

Who is this "us" you speak of?

TruthInSunshine's picture

Some people buy the Kool-Aid our government sells.

It's what keeps the ponzi going.

In the meantime, if things get really bad, Obama knows 'decisive use of military force' helps poll numbers.

If things get really, really bad, False Flag for the 11 o'clock news?

Quantum Nucleonics's picture

Obama is a true believer of far left orthodoxy.  He won't use military force.  His base would melt away.  (Iraq and Afghanistan, you ask... he can blame those on the last guy so has plausible deniability)

Ray1968's picture

I refer to "us" as non-muslim westerners. I realize they shout that when they kill each other as well. But whether it is Ft. Hood, Frankfurt, or Iraq... Allah Akbar is usually followed by bullets.

TruthInSunshine's picture

I am not positive, but I think the expression is far more common and used more widely than that.

I've seen international press coverage of political rallies where that phrase was the literal centerpiece of any sloganeering.

Maybe someone from the region and religion can let us know.

Oh regional Indian's picture

All it means is "There is none greater than Allah", Like saying "My god is the Greatest". It is said all the time, every day, from every minaret in every mosque in the world, 5 times a day.

ORI

Randall Cabot's picture

It's the equivalent of yelling "Fuuuuuuck Yoooou" in heated circumstances. I don't think they flip the bird over there but maybe I'm wrong.

1223pm's picture

very interesting example. So when you have a heated argument with your wife, mom, and your sister, does it have the same meaning?

 

Hugh G Rection's picture

There is none greater than god

 

Thats the traditional translation.  However, the modern translation is " My turbin is dirty" or "I have sand in my man-dress"

1223pm's picture

Even if some one is not Muslim can use this expression. God in Islam is the name of a power capable of doing more than human can imagine. if you go to yellow stone and see sequoia far standing a 1000 feet for more than 3600  yeas, you might wanna say Alla oakbar. nothing wrong with that. or Earth revolving around sun for a billions of years, why not say alla oakabar.

Vergeltung's picture

how does Ray's factual statement pick up 9 "junks"? great info here at this site, but WAY too many freaks.

Spastica Rex's picture

Maybe you should find a MUCH better class of disembodied brains to hang out with. Oh, I junked you.

treemagnet's picture

Something tells me you're not a fan of profiling at the airport.

TruthInSunshine's picture

If you're talking to me, no I am not a fan of profiling. As done, it's inefficient and counter-productive.

And I have never gotten profiled in my life. Ah, to be of fair complexion and blue eyes.

 

Cognitive Dissonance's picture

Don't worry my fair headed friend, even you will soon be declared an enemy of the state. Equal opportunity profiling is here to stay.

Soon it will work backwards. Everyone starts out as an enemy. It makes it easier finding the good guys that way. They stand out like sore bribed thumbs.

treemagnet's picture

I wasn't talking to you, but you'll do.  Explain to me how Israel is able to not have one act of terrorism at their largest airport (admittedly - their only real airport..) using nothing but profiling, observing, etc.  No fancy biometrics, numerically random pat downs, body scanners, and no retarded TSA agents acting liking the warden on patrol - whatever.  Profiling works - its how a cop does his or her job.  Is it wrong for a cop to act on those same trusted skills?  No, its not. 

Raynja's picture

God forbid a jake responded to a 911 call instead of picking the guilty thru profiling and finding a charge.

Israel has been successful, but that has to be a function of the diversity of the population (lack there of). Additionally, you could argue the US has been hugely successful since 9/11 as there have been no more attacks. If only they locked people in cages on planes there would never be another incident.......

treemagnet's picture

So, whats your point exactly?  I don't get it - Israel's ability to glean the bad guys out of a crowd that all look the same is even more impressive - ever try to pick fly shit out of peppper?  Meanwhile, we're doing pat downs of 8 & 80 year olds while the "here on a an educational visa" saudi/arab/egypt...whatever, gets a pass.  As for 9/11, do some homework sister, 19 bad guys - all from where again....... 

Blankman's picture

"As for 9/11, do some homework sister, 19 bad guys - all from where again....... "

The good ol' US of A

DaveyJones's picture

before or after we try to kill them which of course, is the best way to enjoy our democracy

1223pm's picture

You will definitely love your "democracy" when these Jews will take all your money and democracy will be the only thing left to wipe your ass.

Oh regional Indian's picture

All it means is "There is none greater than Allah", Like saying "My god is the Greatest". It is said all the time, every day, from every minaret in every mosque in the world, 5 times a day.

ORI

1223pm's picture

You are ruined. say after me, Aaaaaa, Beeeee, Ceeeeee

vxpatel's picture

When exactly was the last time one 'of them' tried to kill you? be honest...

SilverRhino's picture

>> oldest, richest cultures in the world, in every sphere you can name/imagine.

Bullshit.   Islam is in dire need of a Reformation movement.  

DaveyJones's picture

worse than catholic priests?

SilverRhino's picture

You want to show me the last time you saw christian suicide bombers?

Catholic priests / Imams & Mullahs are all buggering little boys.   THAT's not my problem. 

DaveyJones's picture

funny thing, the criminal justice system, including the prison population, puts pedophiliacs at the bottom of their list and consider it a problem. Suicide bombers, invading armies, false flag operators, having a hard time sorting that out. Does a bomb need to have "suicide" written on it to do evil?

Randall Cabot's picture

HAHAHA Somebody's listening to too much Michael Weiner Sausage Savage or whatever his name is. Really dude, what's the freaking difference between a suicide bomber and your run-of-the-mill bomber except that your run-of-the-mill bomber tries to save his own ass?

1223pm's picture

You seriously need help.

breezer1's picture

before i opened a steambath for men only i wanted to be a catholic priest.

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LowProfile's picture

Agreed, but the way the US has gone about 'encouraging' it has been um...  Counterproductive.

Oh regional Indian's picture

No more or no less than any other religion Silver. if you are going to pass judgement, then be unbiased or shut up. 

ORI

pazmaker's picture

Ori,

that is very disingenuous of you.  Everyone on here has a bias, including you and me.

Correct me if I'm wrong and believe me I will apologize if so, but I've never seen you come to the defense of Jews when all the jew bashing goes on in the ZH threads.  I've gone back and looked at Michael's post(one of the Jew bashers) and Market Truth and I don't see you once come to the defense of the Jews.

 

Are you showing your bias?

 

 

Oh regional Indian's picture

Paz, jews are a people. judaism is a religion. Speaking of religions here.

Plus, I'm an equal opportunity basher, in truth. Israel sucks, the US sucks, India sucks..all nation states suck. All their people don't. Most, unfortunately, do. Most of their religions do.

To my point to silverrhino though, again, on religion.... they've all fallen. Badly. really really badly. I'm an equal opportunity religious basher also.

ORI

 

pazmaker's picture

NO We weren't speaking of religions, we were talking about the Arabic culture, but if you want to parse words semantics.  I have not seen you defend Judaism or the Jews when they are being bashed as you seem to be defending the Arabic culture and Islam here.

 

Am I wrong?

Oh regional Indian's picture

Paz, I have no desire to get into an argument here. I was bemoaning the lack of sensitivity of the US at large to the rest of the world, as Az's comment typified.

And Arabic/Islamic culture is ancient. And rich. In architecture, language, poetry, spiritualism, music, astronomy, astrology, alchemy..... name it.

So, if stating the truth about a culture is defending it, i was indeed.

As for the Jewish question, I no longer get involved. I see the hand of Israel in India, every day, everywhere. And it's all bad. All of it. Arms, drugs, prostitution, land mafia... nothign going for it in my book unfortunately. What si said about Israel is all true.

So, by the way, is India's RAW's meddling and participation in world skull-duggery and general nastiness. All the same shit.

ORI

pazmaker's picture

Thanks for admitting your bias.  As I said we all have them, whether American Indian Jew or Arab.

I also am not looking to argue I just struggle with people who make disingenuous statments such as yours.

Peace