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Hamas Escalates - Air Raid Sirens Over Jerusalem

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Markets have come to their senses a little and are selling off as news breaks of a plethora of concerning headlines from Israel:


Not good at all...


Via Sky News,

Air raid sirens are being sounded in Israel's capital Jerusalem, hours after a Palestinian rocket was fired at the country's largest city Tel Aviv.


Channel 10 reports that three rockets landed outside Jerusalem.


Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said: "We believe it landed off the shores of Tel Aviv". No injuries were reported.


Sirens wailed across Israel's commercial and cultural capital on Friday afternoon shortly before a loud explosion was heard.


The Twitter account of al Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas, said: "Al Qassam Brigades shelling Tel Aviv-Tel El Rabee with M75 homemade projectile."


A witness told AFP that the rocket landed some "some 200 metres (yards)" from the beachfront US embassy.


The attack sparked panic among beachgoers, although several people tried to swim out to the point where the rocket landed, the witness said.


It was the second day in a row that a rocket from Gaza had reached the Tel Aviv area in what Israeli networks said was the first time rockets had been fired at the city since the 1991 Gulf War, when it was hit by Iraqi Scud missiles.


On Thursday, another rocket fell in the sea and the other landed in a Tel Aviv suburb, causing no damage or casualties. Israel responded with airstrikes.


The latest rocket came as the Israeli air force continued a major bombing campaign across Gaza Strip.


Senior Israeli cabinet minister Moshe Yaalon warned that Israel was considering a ground operation in order to stamp out rocket fire.


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Fri, 11/16/2012 - 11:02 | 2987657 LawsofPhysics
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War bitchez, my commodities portfolio says, "bring it".

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 11:03 | 2987664 Spastica Rex
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Imminently dead people say, "fuck you."

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 11:09 | 2987700 redpill
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Hamas is suicidal, they know Israel is itching to invade Gaza. The calculus just doesn't make sense. Keep firing unguided rockets hoping to slag a Jew or two so that they can claim to have justification to kill thousands of your own people? I'm not Sun Tzu but this does not appear to be a viable strategy.

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 11:12 | 2987714 john39
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neither is remaining quiet as your people are slowly starved and pushed into the sea as the prison walls push closer in day by day.

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 11:14 | 2987726 pan-the-ist
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They seem to be letting rockets fly through Iron dome that have a chance of hitting the embasy...

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 11:19 | 2987745 markmotive
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It's like dealing with children...he started it...she was looking at me funny...that's my toy...

When are these people in the Middle East going to grow up?

Humanity is doomed. Apparently we're all getting stupider so maybe they'll never grow up.

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 11:28 | 2987757 chumbawamba
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Hey Happy-Go-Fucky, ever heard of a "zionist"?  Yeah, there's a reason "these people in the Middle East" are always having to fight for their survival: fucking zionists.

I am Chumbawamba.

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 11:26 | 2987762 Dalago
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@redpill: Hell yea get an ally like Russia, China and/or India to step in just like how Israel has their big brother to step in.  But thats going to change since a lot more American's have a better sense of "minding their business" and the fact that America could be the world's energy exporter.

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 11:27 | 2987778 LawsofPhysics
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Look people, the laws of Nature and physics make no promises reagarding anyone's survival, they never have.  Don't get mad, it is what it is.  Invest in your own employees and neighbors, you will need each other shortly.


Bloody sheep.

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 11:32 | 2987729 hedgeless_horseman
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"Al Qassam Brigades shelling Tel Aviv-Tel El Rabee with M75 homemade projectile."



Future Terrorists, or Freedom Fighters?


Watch this excellent video. 


Fri, 11/16/2012 - 11:16 | 2987733 CrashisOptimistic
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If there is outrage about starvation, there is rather a lot of Arab brethren nearby receiving over $100 per barrel of what they sell that could fund food and living condition upgrade.

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 11:34 | 2987802 downwiththebanks
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Come on--give the region's despotic feudal overlords some slack.  It's hard to fund the alCIAda terror gangs in Syria AND support the Palestinian cause.

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 11:50 | 2987893 adr
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They don't get $100 a barrel. That is what someone pays for a contract. The Arabs have long standing contracts with the exchange that net them far less.

The Arabs wish they could sell directly to refiners everywhere like they do when they sell direct to China. You don't think China actually pays $100 a barrel for oil do you?

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 12:55 | 2988312 Conchy Joe
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Seriously!? You know if they won't even help out their people living in their own country's slums there is no way that they are going to help out the Poor Palestinians - unless they need guns or rockest for the JOOS!

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 11:18 | 2987741 vast-dom
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yes but their gracious caring Muslim brothers could always take them in. they are neighbors after all. 


Fri, 11/16/2012 - 11:25 | 2987773 john39
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no because their muslim brothers should realize that Isreal's land grabs won't stop at Gaza or the West Bank. 

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 11:40 | 2987847 vast-dom
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Even if you were conversant with Edward Said's works on these matters, you could extrapolate that these poor souls are being used by all sides.

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 11:43 | 2987857 john39
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not by the only side that matters.

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 11:53 | 2987907 redpill
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Sorry but that's a bit much.  Their "muslim brothers" don't want to deal with 1.7 million refugees, and they would rather leave them there as a "thorn in the side of the Zionists."  The "leaders" of the muslim world doesn't want the Palestineans to go anywhere as long as Israel exists.

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 11:59 | 2987933 john39
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why should the Palestinians "go" anywhere?  to make room for zionism?  wtf, they had no part of WWII or the zionist wars with Germany...   its zionist propaganda that Muslims neighbors should have to take in the palestinians so that Israel can steal all the land (and water, beware Lebanon).

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 12:35 | 2988192 redpill
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I didn't say they should go anywhere, I was merely pointing out that your statement regarding the attitudes of the surrounding nations is absurd. Point is a lot of Gaza residents would happily pick up and leave if they had somewhere to go, but they are being used as pawns.

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 12:47 | 2988264 john39
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"residents would happily pick up and leave"....   beg to differ.  Clearly the Palestinians are fighting for their land and their heritage, including some of the most sacred sites in Islam, located in Palestinian East Jerusalem.  They will not simply leave, this is more zionist propaganda meant to remove focus on zionist Israel as the main source of the issues facing the region.

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 11:19 | 2987743 nonclaim
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If hamas had any regard for "his" people they would arm the whole population. But no, "the people" are viewed as sandbags and nothing more (see how may children "casualties").

Give'm all loaded guns and the whole hamas will be dead before sundown.

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 11:24 | 2987767 chumbawamba
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How many of you are still unaware that Israel nurtured the creation of Hamas in the 1980s?  Read the history.  It's all there for you to read.  Ignorance is a choice.

I am Chumbawamba.

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 11:30 | 2987795 nonclaim
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History is writen by the winners. Give'm guns and let the people choose their fate.

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 12:59 | 2988326 Conchy Joe
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Wow - so the Joos are responsible for all the lazy bastards and every one of their problems in that part of the world and still have to create their own arch enemies - man that's a lot of work...

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 11:42 | 2987853 redpill
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I don't disagree that action needs to be taken, but launching rockets at Israeli cities does not make you a symapthetic figure.

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 11:13 | 2987720 The Proletariat
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This is exactly what the economy needs to get out of its funk.... Best, P.  Krugman

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 11:28 | 2987786 Captchured
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If you'll excuse the poor sound quality, I'm sure you'll enjoy this best P. Funk much more than Krugman:


Fri, 11/16/2012 - 11:32 | 2987798 Spastica Rex
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George Clinton +1

Clinton for President, 2016

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 11:14 | 2987721 Phroneo
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They are just backwards people. They want things to escalate so much that Jihadis all over the world start blowing things up and Iran gets involved.

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 11:59 | 2987938 pods
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I would not call them backwards, I mean, they have turned the desert into paradise and have taken over the strongest empire on earth as well as most modern media.


Fri, 11/16/2012 - 11:16 | 2987735 Bay of Pigs
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Like they have so many appealing options. Negoitiations have gone so well.

Cue the AIPAC junkers and the Israeli ground offensive. Tanks against rock throwers.

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 11:24 | 2987766 kliguy38
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Yeah .....but they can throw those rocks with a sling over one hundred feet

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 12:00 | 2987946 pods
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You could kill Goliath with one of those!


Fri, 11/16/2012 - 11:39 | 2987837 13thWarrior
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Some people say Hamas was set up to counter Arafat.


Looks like they are cousins of Muslim Brotherhood with their appearance as Muslim but backed by Arab proxies who are backed by banking cabals.

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 12:49 | 2988254 JOYFUL
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For those under the impression that the Hamas faction represents some kind of viable opposition on the part of those who the sionists are hammering into the ground, I am sorry to bring to your attention that it(Hamas) is nothing but yet another example of the Lurianic cabbalist\Leninist control the opposition by organizing it strategy.

The putative "free syrian army," the puppet forces fronting for ZATO in Libya, and any number of AlCIAda derivitatives which have infested the Asia continent  are all creatures of the Salafist oil sheikdoms in the pay of mossad and the usual agents of the moneypower.

The only real 'jihad' at work in this melange of front-front, false-flag, psy-op machinations so beloved to the satanic forces of usury banking is the jihad of central banking against any and all outcroppings of resistance to the hegemony of fiat money. Hamas is their creature, and will fall when they do. No rockets fly out of Gaza without the command of Tel Aviv.

That day is not so long off - the dawn of the gold dinar and similar authentic approaches to 'money' will soon dim the dark star of sionist satanism into oblivion.

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 11:18 | 2987725 Dr. Engali
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 +1 Everything that's wrong with the world with his statement. Greed and profit at any cost.

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 11:30 | 2987794 LawsofPhysics
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The laws of Nature and physics make no promises regarding anyone's survival, period.  They never have, grow the fuck up.  Invest in your own employees and communities if you really care about making a real difference.  Just be sure to do it before they turn into these neighborhoods, because once they do, it's too fucking late.

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 11:36 | 2987821 Spastica Rex
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Oh, come on - now you're just sounding pathetic.

If you're going to be cavalier, you have to stick with it - no backtracking, no castigating, no pleading.

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 11:56 | 2987924 LawsofPhysics
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Who's backtracking?  The truth is what is dipshit.  Did you not see the title at the top of the website you decided to visit.

Here, let me remind you; "on a long enough timeline the survival rate for everyone drops to zero".

I can live with that. Now quit fucking whinning like a little girl and go be productive.

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 12:07 | 2987989 SoNH80
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I've just produced a turd as long and thick as a kielbasa, I am very pleased with my productivity today.

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 11:40 | 2987846 Dr. Engali
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Please you just showed yourself to be as greedy as the bankers that plague our system.  A lot of people are going to die and you are grateful because you will benefit thanks to your commodity portfolio.

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 11:59 | 2987934 LawsofPhysics
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Sounds like you need to get your lazy, crybaby ass over to Israel on the double Doc.  Put your money where your mouth is, otherwise, you are just as hypocritical as I.

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 12:05 | 2987966 Dr. Engali
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Blah blah blah...go back to your mom's basement and keep crying about real consequences.

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 12:05 | 2987969 flattrader
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LOP has alternately said he has an approx. 20 ac. farm? and 30,000 ac. under cultivation? in his partnership/network?

None of it makes any sense.

I know some farmers.  Big and small.  They don't have the kind of time this guy pisses away to posting on ZH at all hours.

And he doesn't seem to understand the nitrogen cycle involved in this elegant system.

His creds as any kind of farmer are suspect.

Outside of some overblown sense of superiority and security and seemingly unlimited time to post to the internet, I don't see much going on with him.

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 12:19 | 2988077 Dr. Engali
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I agree. I find that people who address other people in the manner that he does are usually full of fertilizer. 

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 12:29 | 2988150 flattrader
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>>>Now quit fucking whinning like a little girl and go be productive.<<<

I don't see how they guy has time to produce anything since he never seems to leave the keyboard.

And for all his lecturing on forming relationships with neighbors and employees, in a SHTF situation, if he was my neighbor or co-worker, he'd be the first one to take a bullet.

It's hard to hide who you really are.

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 12:27 | 2988137 LawsofPhysics
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What you or I "believe" ro "think" is irrelevant.  And yes, you still need to feed the fish in your system, so unless you are feeding them the plant material (that you also claim to be eating) your "black box" still has very real inputs and outputs.

Remind me, how many people is your system feeding again?  BTW, my GMO plants are doing great, and yes, I have wasted enough time with idiots like you today.

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 12:38 | 2988208 flattrader
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Uh, that wasn't your original problem with understanding the system and obvioulsy you've not bothered to read any of the info at the site.

This guy won a McArthur Gemius Award.  Where's yours?

So, now your raising GMO crops?  You stated once they were organic.


You need to keep better track of the lies you tell.  A spreadsheet might help.

>>>and yes, I have wasted enough time with idiots like you today.<<<

Yes. Go produce something...or at least go take out the trash for your Mom or your wife.

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 13:03 | 2988353 Conchy Joe
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Is the McArthur Gemius Award <> a Nobel Peace Prize?

I'll have to go to Factcheck.Org to find out

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 12:44 | 2988236 flattrader
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>>>Imminently dead people say, "fuck you."<<<

As do most longtime posters to ZH where LawofPhysics is concerned.

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 11:03 | 2987665 tsx500
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Fri, 11/16/2012 - 11:08 | 2987687 Oldballplayer
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Not sure this one is going to be contained in the bottle.  Missiles from iran can hit Europe. 

When was the last time someone shot missiles at Europe....that would be never.



Fri, 11/16/2012 - 11:17 | 2987737 Benjamin Glutton
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The V-2 rocket also known as the Claudia Rocket (German: Vergeltungswaffe 2, i.e. retaliation weapon 2), technical name Aggregat-4 (A4), was a short-range ballistic missile that was developed at the beginning of the Second World War in Germany, specifically targeted at London and later Antwerp. The liquid-propellant rocket was the world's first long-range[3] combat-ballistic missile[4] and first known human artifact to enter outer space.[5] It was the progenitor of all modern rockets,[6] including those used by the United States and Soviet Union's space programs. During the aftermath of World War II the American, Soviet and British governments all gained access to the V-2's technical designs as well as the actual German scientists responsible for creating the rockets, via Operation Paperclip, Operation Osoaviakhim and Operation Backfire respectively.[7]

The weapon was presented by Nazi propaganda as a retaliation for the bombers that attacked ever more German cities from 1942 until Germany surrendered.[8]

Beginning in September 1944, over 3,000 V-2s were launched as military rockets by the German Wehrmacht against Allied targets during the war, mostly London and later Antwerp and Liege. The attacks resulted in the death of an estimated 7,250 military personnel and civilians,[citation needed] while 12,000 forced labourers were killed producing the weapons.[

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 11:19 | 2987744 the not so migh...
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An all out war without limits or controlable allies will be the ultimate black swan.  Jawboning finally ends.

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 11:11 | 2987708 Phroneo
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I'm glad that my shorts are making money but I don't wish for this kind of thing. I want more productive "bad news" like sovereign defaults and any economic news that brings the innevitable collapse forward. But I just cannot wish for people to die over these stupid age-old hatreds.

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 11:13 | 2987719 john39
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collapse will not rid humanity of the banker cabal parasite... in fact, it would only make the cabal stronger....  if you want freedom, there is a fight coming.

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 11:37 | 2987832 Winston Churchill
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Let's hear you say that when your local Indian tribe wants to reposess your property.

Another of those stupid age old hatreds ,no doubt.

This shit is about what's CURRENTLY being done,added to the past wrongs ..

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 12:08 | 2987993 Canucklehead
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If you believe in the local Indian Tribes concept of land ownership, then you believe that the Jewish homeland is the Jewish homeland and Gaza should revert to it's earlier name, Outremere.

No one wants the palestinians as neighbours.  They don't get along.

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 13:06 | 2988368 Totentänzerlied
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I think you mean Canaan, land of the Canaanites, not a Jew among them.

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 11:03 | 2987668 The Wizard of Oz
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Fri, 11/16/2012 - 11:10 | 2987671 mdtrader
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But this has gone on for decades and nobody has cared (from a market perspective). Dow right at its 89 week MA now.

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 11:05 | 2987673 Phroneo
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Can't these hamas fools just let things go? Clean slate and all will be better. Many people's ancestors were wronged but its only the ones that don't dwell on the past that actually make progress.

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 11:06 | 2987681 fonzannoon
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someone is bombing apple.

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 11:10 | 2987684 CrashisOptimistic
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If you do a search for "goopad" and "goophone", you'll find out who.

$99 and you get all of an ipad mini's features plus android.

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 13:35 | 2988533 flattrader
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Apple invewstors finally got the memo.

Apple customers will soon get it.

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 11:08 | 2987688 The Gooch
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swift boat to sub 500

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 11:11 | 2987701 machineh
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Who's dwelling on the past? 

Here in the present, Israel keeps Gaza under absolute siege -- no air traffic, no ships bringing cargo, and a tightly-throttled, frequently-closed land port of entry.

Israel and the U.S. are still furious that Hamas won a free election six years ago, beating their preferred Fatah candidate. Why can't they just let go?

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 11:12 | 2987711 FWM
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Some democracies are more equal than others.

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 11:18 | 2987742 CrashisOptimistic
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The ships bring cargo every day.  Only weapons are interdicted.

And if there is not enough food, there is rather a lot of oil money nearby among their Arab brethren who could fund upgrades to their apartments, including bigger flat screen TVs and McDonald's on every corner.

They choose not to.  They keep their oil money.

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 13:28 | 2988493 PeaceLover
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Yes the peace cry "Democracy" unless it's against our $$$$ interests.

Check out Latin America lucky for them the USA is to busy.
check out the money Mitt started Bain with.
Salvador is still in pain... and the people they didn't go to USA for work they went to get away from the death squads.(us trained)

Our How about the 60,000+ dead in Mexico in the last six years.. beheading over 1200 and counting.

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 12:04 | 2987956 All Out Of Bubblegum
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> its only the ones that don't dwell on the past that actually make progress.

That would explain why those that want Jerusalem all to themselves appear to be Stone Age dwellers.

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 11:08 | 2987690 Hannibal
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WTF: If you got nothing to lose, lose it!

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 11:09 | 2987691 MilleniumJane
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Lots of interesting news this morning.  Here's topic, found on Drudge this morning:

Red Flag Over the Atlantic
China is angling to take over a U.S. airbase in the Azores.

By Gordon G. Chang

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 11:09 | 2987693 Oldballplayer
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Short real estate in Damascus.

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 11:09 | 2987695 Pretorian
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How about alsofollowing the Japan government fall  and new election.

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 11:11 | 2987706 CrashisOptimistic
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Japan's government change means what the US government change means.

Nothing.  The numbers overwhelm philosophy.

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 11:10 | 2987697 NEOSERF
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Quick, someone get Jimmy Carter on the line...seriously though, the PM of Egypt is still in Gaza I think and let me tell you if he is somehow injured or killed in an errant bombing by Israel, it is game on in the Mideast. 

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 11:14 | 2987722 fuu
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What's his name again? Ferdinand?

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 11:38 | 2987830 awakening
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Archduke Franz Ferdinand.

May the c***ins that killed him suffer eternally for the pointless killing and wars that followed.

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 12:06 | 2987975 SoNH80
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1914 was a terrible year, and 1917 and 1918 were even worse.

WWI is when Western Civilization swallowed 275 Nytols with a swig of bad whiskey, and we've been barfing ever since.

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 13:39 | 2988552 Vigilante
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No...Sheikh Yermami

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 14:55 | 2988966 fuu
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That's what you call your money maker?

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 11:09 | 2987698 lolmao500
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Meh these rockets are more like fireworks.

Hamas has launched thousands over the years and killed about nobody.

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 11:11 | 2987703 The big unzip
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Population control  taken up a notch.

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 11:12 | 2987704 Dr. Engali
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Does it strike anybody else as odd that they are tweeting their war efforts?

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 11:13 | 2987716 fonzannoon
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It does. I was expecting facebook updates.


Fri, 11/16/2012 - 11:17 | 2987736 krispkritter
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  "Cry 'Havoc!', and let slip the Tweets of war!"

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 11:31 | 2987797 ParkAveFlasher
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Surprised?  Twitter is free.

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 11:40 | 2987845 fuu
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I see what you did there.

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 11:25 | 2987771 IridiumRebel
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"Kim looks fat. BTW, shat rckts at Jrsalem. Boom!. FML. GO GAZA! WOOT/SHOOT #Kardashian #Gaza #Jerusalemrocket"


Fri, 11/16/2012 - 11:12 | 2987713 CunnyFunt
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Meanwhile, FB is up nearly 4%. I hate this $&!7.

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 11:27 | 2987780 JustObserving
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Silver just got bombed.

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 11:35 | 2987814 The Gooch
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same bat time, same bat channel.

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 11:35 | 2987816 inevitablecollapse
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it's ok to say shit, we're all adults here...well, most of us

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 12:01 | 2987951 adr
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and now you are going to get all the technical trading fucks with their chart bullshit making the claim that if Facebook can break $24.50 then the next resistance level isn't until $30, which if that breaks then the $45 IPO price is in play.

Nothing based on real business, just stock trading gambling bullshit.

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 11:12 | 2987715 Earl of Chiswick
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"although several people tried to swim out to the point where the rocket landed"



Fri, 11/16/2012 - 11:25 | 2987772 mdtrader
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"Another Buick scud!"

The late Bill Hicks from back in the day.



Fri, 11/16/2012 - 11:41 | 2987852 fuu
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"Hey pull up G12."

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 11:18 | 2987724 lolmao500
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Iraq urges Arab states to use oil against US, Israel

Local authorities ordered to prepare for 7 weeks of fighting,7340,L-4306737,00.html

Reporter for #Israel's Channel 10 says three rocket explosions heard over Jerusalem. #Hamas claims responsibility.

The rockets might be coming from the West bank or west Jerusalem... if that's so, Israel might send troops in Gaza AND the west bank.

This week-end, Turkey's PM is going to Egypt... and there's also an Arab league meeting on the situation.

Then on November 29 there's a UN vote on Palestine...

Israeli Peace Activist: Ahmed Jabari, Assassinated Hamas Leader, Received Draft Of Gaza Truce Agreement Shortly Before Death

For Netanyahu, Gaza escalation could pave the way to Iran strike

Iran could have enough uranium for a nuclear weapon in three months: Officials

Diplomats: Iran may soon step up underground nuclear work

Installation of underground centrifuges at the Fordow enrichment plant nearing completion, the equipment will allow the Iranian Republic to significantly step up production of nuclear material.

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 11:16 | 2987728 taint
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it makes sense if you think iran might have something 'special' for the joos. 

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 11:21 | 2987750 GubbermintWorker
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....several people tried to swim out to the point where the rocket landed, the witness said.


I've fished with dynamite before but never rockets!

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 11:32 | 2987801 awakening
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For the record, this little Australian does NOT endorse the commentary from the PM -

Let them kill each other and 'god' sort them all out.

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 11:33 | 2987807 Hannibal
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Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) can raise hell and wreak havoc with total impunity and negligible "collateral damage"; the under-siege, illegally blockaded, collectively punished-to-death inhabitants of the open-air prison known as Gaza.

Of course you won't find this explanation by reading the Murdoch press or watching CNN. Nor will you get any detailed explanation on the real timeline leading to what could be another war.

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 11:43 | 2987856 awakening
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Echoes my experience from the [murdoch] Australian media also, thanks for ZH and Internet for keeping my sanity intact.

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 11:39 | 2987840 nah
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that silly red phone


never stops 'ringing'

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 11:41 | 2987850 bigkansas
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Muslim Sesame Street IV: "A" is for Angels, "S" for Suicide

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 11:45 | 2987864 I Am Not a Copp...
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Of course it's good - it's BULLISH! BUY BUY BUY BUY BUY

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 11:46 | 2987868 lolmao500
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Very bullish :,7340,L-4306732,00.html

Morsi warns Israel will pay heavy price

Egyptian president sharpens his ton against Israel, threatening: 'If I see the homeland in danger, I won't hesitate to take unusual steps.' He vows that his country will 'stop this brutal aggression'

After concluding the Friday prayer at a mosque in Cairo, Morsi warned Israel of the consequences of its strikes in Gaza. According to the al- Shorouk newspaper, Morsi tweeted on his Twitter page: "We have the power to uproot the aggressiveness just like it uprooted exploitation.

"I don't want to take unusual steps," Morsi added, "but if I see that the homeland is in danger, I won't hesitate."

Morsi said earlier that "Gaza will not remain alone as it was," adding that the aggressors "know they will pay a heavy price is they continue their aggression."

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 13:43 | 2988578 Vigilante
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Morsi mah dik...

A bankrupt nation living on handouts...

I hear the Aswan dam has developed small cracks lately...

Just sayin'

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 11:54 | 2987913 adr
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Great so now I have to go out and buy gas because my stations will use the excuse to pump the price back to $4 again.

After the rocket attack the other day gas went from $3.39 to $3.79 and then dropped back to $3.39 again the next morning. Then it jumped to $3.59 later that day. I haven't been out yet to see what the price is today. Not to mention that last Sunday gas was $3.09.

I'm sure there is a real reason for $.70 price swings other than pure gouging, right?

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 12:55 | 2988310 PeaceLover
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Fri, 11/16/2012 - 11:54 | 2987914 Bansters-in-my-...
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Speaking of raids check out the silver chart.

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 11:56 | 2987919 zilverreiger
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would somebody please please blow up jewistan? they have been soiling my newsfeed for 35 years now thanks.

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 11:57 | 2987930 All Out Of Bubblegum
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I prefer to call it by its official name: Shittylittlestan.

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 11:57 | 2987926 All Out Of Bubblegum
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Israel again sets its own hair on fire and tries to put it out with a hammer. The world waits in breathless anticipation of what the world's biggest Drama Queens and Attention Whores will do next.

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 13:19 | 2987939 Schmuck Raker
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US invades IRAQ in 3...2...

[EDIT @ 1 Hour Later:] And theeeennn...

"Iraqi envoy to the Arab League says he will not propose any specific Arab League actions against Israel over Gaza"

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 12:03 | 2987959 czarangelus
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Jerusalem is not the capital of the Zionist entity.

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 12:12 | 2988024 Duke of Con Dao
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YouTube - Hamas Bar-B-Que - Israeli Style: Actual Footage of Drone Strike on Gaza 'Tough Guy' Ahmed Jabril

Ahmed, would you like that crispy or extra crispy? 

(Audio FX - the Brian May technique)

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 12:18 | 2988078 JR
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Israel’s Real Agenda, according to columnist Philip Giraldi, is not to” fight Iran or do anything to help stabilize Syria,” rather, “Benjamin Netanyahu intends to expand and solidify a Greater Israel,” forcing the remaining Palestinians “into ever contracting enclaves and hemmed in by Israeli force majeure on all sides.”

Here is an excerpt from Giraldi’s argument, posted yesterday:

I would argue that much of what the American public is seeing and hearing about Iran and Syria is a red herring. If the media is focused on developments in Syria and Iran it will be excusable not to pay any attention to what Israel is doing in its own backyard in what remains of Palestine. And Israel is most definitely up to its usual tricks on the West Bank. Benjamin Netanyahu has recently announced the building of 1,200 more housing units for Jews only in occupied East Jerusalem and on the West Bank. If the Palestinians seek permanent observer member-state status in the United Nations at the end of this month, there have been suggestions that Israel will retaliate by building even more new settlements. The Israeli media is reporting a senior government official’s assertion that “If the Palestinians go to the UN, we won’t continue to show the restraint that we’ve demonstrated in terms of settlement construction.”

Restraint? Benjamin Netanyahu has no desire to see any viable Palestinian state and he has exploited the United States as an enabler in his commission of war crimes to stall any progress in that direction. When Israel was created it managed to seize control of 78% of the historic Palestine leaving only 22% to the Palestinian inhabitants. That 22% has now been reduced to less than 10% remaining on the West Bank plus Gaza. Israel is intent on colonizing the more desirable parts of the West Bank, crowding the remaining Palestinians into a cluster of Bantustans that will be “self-governing” though without any of the attributes of sovereignty. The Arabs will not control their own water resources and airspace, will be hemmed in by Jews-only highways that they cannot use and military zones that they cannot enter, and will be prey to arbitrary action by the Israeli army to “protect” settlers and maintain security.

The Israelis appropriate Palestinian land as the wish to create new settlements and the rampaging settlers themselves destroy Palestinian farms and businesses so that the people will have no livelihood and will be forced to leave. All of the Israeli action is, of course, illegal in addition to being unconscionable as the Geneva Conventions consider it a war crime to seize and colonize land that has been occupied by military action. Israeli settlers on the West Bank have increased from 200,000 in 2000 and now number more than 350,000. They continue to increase, with settlements constituting 42% of the West Bank. If one adds in the 300,000 Jews living in Arab East Jerusalem and in the adjacent areas that have been illegally annexed to Israel proper, the total becomes 650,000 for Israeli Jews living in territories that were occupied in 1968. And there should be no confusion about the ultimate intentions of the Israeli government, which has secretly doubled its budget for settlement expansion. Hardliner Knesset member Yaakov Katz has predicted that “within four years,” there will be more than 1 million Jews living beyond the Green Line that once separated Jordan from Israel, and “then the revolution will be completed.”

Unfortunately, only the United States can influence the Israelis to rethink their destructive policies, which will ultimately also do grave damage to the American people, but there is no sign that any US politician has the courage to face the facts and do what is right.

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 13:11 | 2988399 americanspirit
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You have to wonder how many Iron Dome missiles Israel has stashed away. They're using them up pretty fast, and now they're only shooting at missiles that are on track to hit something strategic. If their stocks start running low they're going to have to launch ground attacks in the South, which could be a signal for longer range missiles with CBW warheads to start flying from Syria in the North. IMO this isn't even close to over yet. I hope that civilians on all sides are prepared as best they can be. Damn all politicians.

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