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Israeli Jets Bomb Syrian Military Site

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In what was the first clear instance of aggression by Israel toward Syria, overnight Israeli jets conducted a bombing run over a military site in Syria, targeting what according to Israel was a military convoy heading to Lebanon. As Al Arabiya reports: "Israeli jets bombed a convoy on Syria's border with Lebanon on Wednesday, sources told Reuters, apparently targeting weapons destined for Hezbollah in what some called a warning to Damascus not to arm Israel's Lebanese enemy. "The target was a truck loaded with weapons, heading from Syria to Lebanon," said one Western diplomat, adding that the consignment may well have included anti-aircraft missiles. The overnight attack, which several sources placed on the Syrian side of the border, followed warnings from Israel that it was ready to act to prevent the revolt against President Bashar al-Assad leading to Syria's chemical weapons and modern rockets reaching either his Hezbollah allies or his Islamist enemies."

More on the target and location of the attack:

A source among the Syrian rebels said an air strike around dawn (0430 GMT) blasted a convoy on a mountain track about 5 kilometres (3 miles) south of where the main Damascus-Beirut highway crosses the border. Its load probably included high-tech anti-aircraft and anti-tank missiles, but not chemical weapons.

 

"It attacked trucks carrying sophisticated weapons from the regime to Hezbollah," the source said, adding that it took place inside Syria, though the border is poorly defined in the area.

 

A regional security source said the target was weaponry given by Assad's military to fellow Iranian ally Hezbollah:

 

"This episode boils down to a warning by Israel to Syria and Hezbollah not to engage in the transfer of sensitive weapons," the source said. "Assad knows his survival depends on his military capabilities and he would not want those capabilities neutralised by Israel - so the message is this kind of transfer is simply not worth it, neither for him nor Hezbollah."

 

With official secrecy shrouding the event, few details were corroborated by multiple sources. All those with knowledge of the event - from several countries - spoke anonymously.

 

There was no comment from the Israeli or Syrian governments nor Hezbollah. Israel's ally the United States declined all comment. A Lebanese security source said its territory was not hit, though the army reported a heavy presence of Israeli jets through the night after days of unusually frequent incursions.

Iran has previously warned that any attack on Syria is the same as an attack on Iran. For now, however, Iran has not issued a statement:

There was no immediate comment on the incident from Tehran, which Israel views as its principal enemy and with which it is engaged in a bitter confrontation over Iran's nuclear programme.

Perhaps what is more interesting is how Russia and/or China which have made clear that Syria is a strategic geopolitical center for bnoth in the past will react, if at all.

Keep an eye on Brent as the middle east may be finally coming out of hibernation.

 


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Wed, 01/30/2013 - 16:08 | Link to Comment THX 1178
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It begins.

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 16:13 | Link to Comment The Juggernaut
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THESE people are the "children of God?"  What type of God wants their children to create the largest concentration camp in human history?  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Palestinian_refugee

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 16:14 | Link to Comment walküre
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Have you ever read the bible? When they win a war, their god is blessing them. If they lose a war, their god is punishing or teaching them. Either way, god is in the picture and therefore accountable.

adding .. how many minutes after the FOMC release did the jets take off?

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 16:17 | Link to Comment true brain
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Some chosen people are more chosen than other. THe ethiopian jews are given birth control against their will and without their knowledge by white jews. THis news item is strangely absent from Zerohedge.

 

Anyhow, Israel should let the  ethiopian jews fight for them instead of committing genocide against them. Not smart, how not very jewish of the them.

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 16:21 | Link to Comment DoChenRollingBearing
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Uh oh, ZH rock-star chumbawamba ain't gonna like this!

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 16:24 | Link to Comment TerminalDebt
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When we bomb you its a warning, when you bomb us its a terrorist act.

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 16:34 | Link to Comment Mr Lennon Hendrix
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It's an act of war:  Israel called Iran down, now the question is, was Iran bluffing when they said an act of war on Syria is an act of war on Iran.

It doesn't end there though, because China has said an act of war on Iran is an act of war on China.

So either the West wins this hand or chips are about to be pushed into the pot by the East.

Place your bets, gentlemen.

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 16:39 | Link to Comment DoChenRollingBearing
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L H!  Good seeing you around again.

Taleb would suggest NOT making predictions, but I'll bite...

China will do squat about this.

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 16:44 | Link to Comment Pure Evil
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China has its own simmering pot waiting to boil over to deal with. Anyway, they don't have the military capability as of yet to intercede, the Russians are a different story.

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 18:10 | Link to Comment walküre
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China's main problem is the size of its own population. War is a means to decrease your own people and possibly gain territory if they win. Chinese are gamblers and I don't think they're bets are always made in Macau.

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 19:01 | Link to Comment Spirit Of Truth
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Just as the DJIA challenges the 14K mark and just as I've been warning:

http://thespiritoftruth.blogspot.com/2012/11/dow-13000-manic-depressive-...

Pray for America.  We are on the cusp of God's judgment IMHO:

http://youtu.be/06ODX9s8YlU

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 21:07 | Link to Comment ACP
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Maybe they should get together.

With Russian discipline and Chinese technology, they're unbeatable!

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 16:43 | Link to Comment trav777
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I am wondering if we'll see much news coverage...I'm almost convinced that the news media people in power must somehow be related to these warmongers.  Surely, some of the central power players in Congress will act decisively on this, right?  This looks to be an aggressive incursion into not one, but TWO sovereign countries, along with a clear act of war.

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 16:47 | Link to Comment DoChenRollingBearing
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3:45 PM US ET

Drudge and CNN both have the story up, but not as headlines.

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 16:53 | Link to Comment DaveyJones
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if we were suddenly forced to react to "clear acts of war" we'd be bombing ourselves 

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 17:29 | Link to Comment rhinoblitzing
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Its all guns and brazilian nightclubs on CNN

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 16:46 | Link to Comment Ying-Yang
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It is an escalation worth watching.

Operation Orchard was an Israeli airstrike on a nuclear reactor in the Deir ez-Zor region of Syria carried out just after midnight on September 6, 2007. The White House and Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) later confirmed that American intelligence had also indicated the site was a nuclear facility with a military purpose, though Syria denies this.

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 16:45 | Link to Comment resurger
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keep it hottt!

Am all in , Full FUBAR

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 17:27 | Link to Comment LeisureSmith
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If you substitute "Love" with Bomb in this song, it becomes very appropriate. "Love that's lasting filled with fire" translates to depleted uranium and white phosphorus. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Slst3az4DvY

Keep it hot - War entusiast Disco.

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 16:54 | Link to Comment kliguy38
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Only foreplay before the "penetration".......and you left out the "Bear" ....now thats a "wild card". Their pacts with Iran are just as strong as China's and they have more to lose...because they are on the list before the final meal......China

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 17:50 | Link to Comment LeisureSmith
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If you are a dirty mother fucker and want to fuck mother earth, the only thing that will do is the appropreatly named Massive Ordnance Penetrator. And this is not a "just the tip" kinda thing. I think it is starring in a series of dirty movies in Iran some of these days.

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 17:06 | Link to Comment The Heart
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"So either the West wins this hand or chips are about to be pushed into the pot by the East."

Bingo! We have a winner folks.

http://12160.org/page/three-chinese-warships-have-been-deployed-for-rout...

But look over there and do not see this.

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 21:21 | Link to Comment DebaL
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No wonder that Israel attempts to undermine Syria arming Hezbollah.

Syria and Hezbollah are in war with Israel for many years.

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 16:43 | Link to Comment zerozulu
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My gut feeling is some thing is going to happen soon, very soon.

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 16:24 | Link to Comment Desert Irish
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I had assumed that the article had already been posted over the weekend....if not

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/middle-east/israel-gave-birth-co...

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 21:35 | Link to Comment DebaL
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How much are you paid to slant against Israel?

Israel is a country, and like all other countries has its issues.

 

As all is right and good on most-other countries...

Before accusing Israel, check you data. You'll find out that Israel does better than most other countries with the very same issues.

 

The racism accusation has been raised by those who rather blame others for their own undoing.

For starters try being a Christian or make-love-no-war hippie in Saudi or Egypt. How long till you stop partying?

Or, who actually were the people who supplied the black slaves in the 1700-1800s? Yes, Muslim Arabs.

 

 

 

Thu, 01/31/2013 - 12:30 | Link to Comment R_J
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Quote: """Israel is a country"""

 

-NO...it is NOT! Get thy info straight..n000b!

 

It IS a Zionist Occupying FORCE. Period.

 

Maybe you need to expand thy ability to understand stuff above Disney Shite ?

 

Hey Ho

R_J

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 21:57 | Link to Comment TBT or not TBT
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Racism!  But, oh, wait, the race card is maxed out and compounding interest.   

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 19:38 | Link to Comment thisandthat
Wed, 01/30/2013 - 16:27 | Link to Comment IamtheREALmario
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What is "not very jewish" of them?

Did you know that the average IQ of the country if Israel is below average.

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 17:26 | Link to Comment Sweet Chicken
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LULZ

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 17:38 | Link to Comment Terminus C
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From your writing I'd suspect your IQ is below average...

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 20:20 | Link to Comment Andy Lewis
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Hey, at leawt he spelled IQ right.

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 16:28 | Link to Comment resurger
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why the fuck it's always the Falasha!!

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 16:18 | Link to Comment Randall Cabot
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Debka had this as Breaking in red headlines from early this morning: http://www.debka.com/

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 16:25 | Link to Comment IamtheREALmario
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Yes, the Israelites chose their god (one of the many gods available at the time) to support. They defended their chosen god against other gods' armies and conquered lands for him ... and in return the god of the Israelites rewarded them. And yes he is/was a jealous and petty god.

My guess is that a lot of the problems we have today stem from the desires of this jealous and petty god and his demands upon his human servants.

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 16:36 | Link to Comment john39
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in words... that 'god' is not God at all....  some say that the biggest lie the devil ever told was that he didn't exist...  others more wise suggest something else, why would the devil claim not exist, when there is so much more to gain by claiming that you were in fact God...   too big to be true...  what is that old saying about the size of lies...

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 18:46 | Link to Comment Poor Grogman
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Interesting twist on an old story, it would make a good movie perhaps.

Any more evidence, or is that it?

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 16:50 | Link to Comment New England Patriot
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Actually, Yahweh chose Israel, not the other way around.

 

Yahweh actually needed no defending, rather he delivered victory into the hands of the Israelites when they chose to abide in Him.

 

And yes Yahweh is jealous for the hearts of his people, but He is not petty. 

 

Your guess would be wrong; all good things come from Yahweh himself, the Creator. He does not create problems, but solves them, as is evidenced by the living Christ that has already defeated sin for the world.

 

This verse from Matthew pretty well sums it up, "At that time Jesus declared, "I thank you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that you have hidden these things from the wise and understanding and revealed them to little children; yes, Father, for such was your gracious will. All things have been handed over to me by my Father, and no one knows the Son except the Father, and no one knows the Father except the Son and anyone to whom the Son chooses to reveal him. Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light."

 

You don't have to accept these things, but they are there for you if you want them.

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 16:56 | Link to Comment Aurora Ex Machina
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If you're ascribing a gender to "God", then you've already made a huge mistake.

 

She will probably let you off though.

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 17:02 | Link to Comment cahadjis
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Please spare us the imaginary friend delusions

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 17:40 | Link to Comment Terminus C
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"...there's an invisible man, who lives in the sky..."

Holy Shit.

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 18:04 | Link to Comment thisandthat
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"...there's invisible microbes, living in the sky..."

 

There, fixed - and, at least that, is scientifically proven: http://www.ouramazingplanet.com/4053-microbes-in-the-sky.html

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 17:58 | Link to Comment Anusocracy
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The concept of personal gods developed to strengthen the ties of community and to increase its size.

The same goes for the concept of a personal nation.

Tie all the sheep together for fleecing. Like what they're trying in Europe.

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 18:09 | Link to Comment thisandthat
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With all you've been doing in its name, you better hope (pray?) you're wrong about it.

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 20:47 | Link to Comment IamtheREALmario
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Kind of depends which version of the story you read and believe, eh? There are many versions of the same story and the English versions of the old testment vary greatly from the Hebrew and earlier writings, such as the Sumerian, which went into much greater detail.

Abraham was sent along with an army by Melchizedek to serve one of the gods by defending his territory against an invading army. In return Abraham's people were blessed and protected by the god, even though they tended (and to this day, tend) to stray in their morals and ethics and on occasion have been punished for their transgressions.

New testament is completely different. Christ made an appearance before his time (or so said the demons) to help bring the people of this world into a new age ... different from that of the Hebrew god.

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 21:07 | Link to Comment akak
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I always thought that it was interesting that the very first of the Ten Commandments was "Thou shalt have no other god before me", and not "I am the ONE true god --- worship me".  Even the "God" of the Old Testament apparently acknowledges that he is not alone, merely jealous and demanding that his "chosen people" worship only HIM.

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 21:37 | Link to Comment DaveyJones
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The new and improved God. Like our torture techniques. Much better than all the false ones before it. It will bring you to the ultimate truth unlike all those other heathen techniques  

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 17:53 | Link to Comment thisandthat
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Problem is "gods" are a projection of our mentalities.

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 18:00 | Link to Comment Anusocracy
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The mental equivalent of optical illusions.

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 18:04 | Link to Comment thisandthat
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Optical delusions

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 17:30 | Link to Comment onthesquare
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Be careful not to interchange the word God with the Lord.  I don't think they are the same thing.  Joshua prayed to God when he was fighting the battles of the Lord. 

just saying

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 17:42 | Link to Comment Terminus C
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"Thou shalt not kill!"

unless of course, you are killing in the name of God, or the Lord or...

Fuck you I won't do what you tell me!

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 18:26 | Link to Comment mvsjcl
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+1 for the RATM reference.

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 18:14 | Link to Comment thisandthat
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So... who's the lord and who's the god, then, and who prays to whom between them?

just asking

Thu, 01/31/2013 - 04:14 | Link to Comment RichardP
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Go to the source documents and see what words were used there.  Neither Lord nor God are Hebrew words.  If one needs to argue, they should discover the original Hebrew and argue over that - if the original language provides anything to argue about.

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 16:17 | Link to Comment LFMayor
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These people are defending themselves from an inbred populace following a murderous ideology who more than likely are a hair away from getting their hands on chemical/bio weapons. 

What would you do, oh kletchy, manly avatar bearer?  Use that overpriced gas impingment system you bought last week to do the same, that's what.

And if you bother to read it, new or old side, there are plenty of references to what happens when God gets tired of fucking repeating himself.

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 16:20 | Link to Comment otto skorzeny
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go sign up bitch-the IDF needs a few more macho hebes to shoot stone throwing Palestinian boys in the back

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 16:27 | Link to Comment LFMayor
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And exactly why aren't you over there, facing down the killdozers as they plow under poor helpless Palestinian children?

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 16:41 | Link to Comment ParkAveFlasher
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Why aren't you driving a killdozer yourself?

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 16:41 | Link to Comment Panafrican Funk...
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Why does Israel exist as a sovereign nation in the modern era? 

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 16:46 | Link to Comment trav777
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why SHOULDN'T it?

Please tell me you're not going to cite "bc dat beez rayciss" and I'm going to have to laugh at you...

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 17:07 | Link to Comment resurger
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Yeah why not?

It got me thinking to come over ya place and toss ya parents out of the house (if they still live with you), slaugther you and your kids (if you have any with my Uzi), rape your wife/girl friend in front of your eyes, barricade the house, and order a nuclear drones and CCTV's for protection from the fucking annoying neighbours, and call all the hookers & pimps that i want and on top of all that get paid for it ...

please dont say am mad or I'm going to have to laugh at you...

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 17:31 | Link to Comment azzhatter
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Are you trying to say Party at his house?

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 17:01 | Link to Comment NotApplicable
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So it can be destroyed to usher in the post-modern era version of globalism, duh.

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 22:04 | Link to Comment TBT or not TBT
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"Why does Israel exist as a sovereign nation in the modern era? "

The question is How, not "Why".    How is, they are hardworking, smart, modern people who've adopted modern western concepts of freedom, ordered liberty that is, and it shows.   They can kick the crap out of the pre-modern shithole societies in the neighborhood because are who they are, they're capable, non-retarded.   Also, they pretty much have to, from time to time.

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 23:22 | Link to Comment Totentänzerlied
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Wrong. They're cut-throat socialist parasites who use every trick in the book to goad the American public and anyone else who'll listen to fight the battles they pick with goddamn near everyone every day. Why do they get to be "good guys" according to the MSM? Because they play the game so very well, and do all in their power to help the zionist-anglo-american project. There is not a country on Earth that was not offered the same deal, if only it agreed to sit down, shut up, be colonized, have its culture(s)/religion(s) eviscerated, establish a central bank and nothing-backed fiat currency, and go into massive debt. Israel was created by the same people who established this system, Being under the protection of the biggest bully in the world has its perks.

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 19:53 | Link to Comment LasVegasDave
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Of course "otto" you are too stupid to get the irony that a troll who posts as Otto Skorzeny is taking the side of unarmed civilians

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 16:35 | Link to Comment resurger
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Ben Zona Israel

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 18:16 | Link to Comment Shell Game
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Leave the hammering to God. 

 

Else, non-interventionism - the best antidote to blowback..

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 16:42 | Link to Comment Idisq
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You do know that GOD doesn't exist right? You really need to talk to a psychiatrist that can assist you with your mental illness.

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 18:54 | Link to Comment smiler03
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And judging by the the voting above it is clearly demonstrated again that on ZH a substantial number of "the bright and intelligent" believe and perpetuate their brainwashing parents fairy tales. 

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 21:08 | Link to Comment Raymond Reason
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Okay tell us then, what exactly happens to consciousness after death.  And please no beliefs, just proof. 

Fri, 02/01/2013 - 19:24 | Link to Comment smiler03
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Your name has the word "Reason" in it?? Good grief.

 

Option a) It dies with the body.

Option b) It breaks all laws of physics and goes up into the clouds to join billions of others, excepting some which go to a fiery place.

  

Thu, 01/31/2013 - 05:35 | Link to Comment Kiwi Pete
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Try telling that to Dr Eben Alexander MD. He had the most amazing near death esperience while clinically brain dead. This is from a guy who was a complete sceptic befor it happened to him.  

http://www.thedailybeast.com/newsweek/2012/10/07/proof-of-heaven-a-docto...

And he should know his brain condition becaus he's one of the worlds top neurosurgeons and he knows full well it was not an halucination.

Fri, 02/01/2013 - 19:34 | Link to Comment smiler03
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Yeah yeah yeah. I've been near to death AND died. I had zero experience, which is inline with almost everybody who wasn't recalling a dream. I had the most bizarre hallucinations but they were unfeasibly ridiculous to be real and would've happened when my brain was alive, otherwise it doesn't work.

 

This guy has zero credibility because he always considered himself a christian, which in itself is a waking hallucination.

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 16:59 | Link to Comment DaveyJones
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"a hair away from getting their hands on chemical/bio weapons."

now where have I heard that before.....? 

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 17:47 | Link to Comment Poetic injustice
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Same reliable source as last time.

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 17:48 | Link to Comment object_orient
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Those chem/bio weapons are distractions from the anti-tank/anti-aircraft weapons. Wouldn't want to give anyone the idea that Lebanon is rearming with DEFENSIVE weapons to repel the next Israeli invasion.

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 19:30 | Link to Comment Acet
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Ah, but this time it's actually a "pubic hair way".

Last time it was chest hair.

Don't people read the memos!??

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 20:54 | Link to Comment IamtheREALmario
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Judgment ... the Harbinger

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 16:19 | Link to Comment fxrxexexdxoxmx
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Wealthy Islmaic states could have given every single person a home, a job, a life, away from that place. But just as the Jews love war the Muslims love it as much. Their gods are fucking murdering scum.

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 17:04 | Link to Comment DaveyJones
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Correction, just like the "christians," their political leaders love war, the citizens...not so much 

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 17:18 | Link to Comment secret_sam
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    Wealthy Islmaic states could have given every single person a home, a job, a life,

That's bullshit.  The "wealthy Islamic states" don't have jobs and homes for all their current residents.  You just don't hear too much about it 'cause they're our "allies."

It's as misguided as saying the "wealthy" USA could give all the poor campesinos in Mexico homes, jobs, and lives.

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 20:43 | Link to Comment Bandit und Buster
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I seem to recall reading that  Gaddafi was doing just that, but someone had a better plan for his gold and oil wealth...

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 17:57 | Link to Comment Matt
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Please show some numbers or facts to support this claim.

In the last 100 years or less, the MENA region countries have had populations increase by over 10-fold. Has the available water and food also increased 10 fold? Or has the reduction in imports and declines in local currency against USD caused the "Arab Spring"?

I suspect the people are angry with their governments and willing to challenge them now, when they were afraid to do so before, not because they suddenly all decided they want democracy, but rather, because they are hungry.

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 16:24 | Link to Comment TPTB_r_TBTF
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.

 

Q: THESE people are the "children of God?"

A: These people are the warriors of  God.

 

Q: What type of God ...?

A:

"Yahweh", is an abbreviation of the longer name, "Yahweh Sabaoth."

It means, "He who musters armies."

Yahweh, Brutal God of War

 

 

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 16:27 | Link to Comment The Juggernaut
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Yea... terrible, I know.

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 17:36 | Link to Comment john39
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aka, satan...    Jesus tried to warn about this, so they killed him..... now we have "judeo-christianity"...  an oxymoron if ever there was one.

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 17:45 | Link to Comment A Nanny Moose
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Docmented evidence of TPTB usurping a freedom movement. Not all that dissimilar from what happened to the Tea Party.

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 17:53 | Link to Comment Rusty Shorts
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Correct!

 

"YHWH - Tetragramaton, Adonai, Jehovah used in Witchcraft
http://www.sacred-texts.com/grim/bcm/index.htm

22 Guess Names from the Tetragrammaton: Yahueh Iahueh
Yahuah Iahuah Yahevahe Iahevahe Yohwah Iohwah Yohweh
Iohweh Yahwah Iahuwah Iahwe Yahwe Iehwah Yehweh Iehweh
Yahweh Iahweh Yehwah Iahwah Yahohewah Iahohewah Jove
Yahuwah Iahwah Yahveh Yehveh Yahohevah Jehovah iehovah

Freemasons admits Jehovah, YHWH, is core of their tradition
http://www.freemasons-freemasonry.com/esoteric-masonry-tetragrammaton.html
http://crossbearer-brian.tripod.com/id28.htm

Jeh-Hovah: the suffix "hovah" is No. 1943 in Strong's Hebrew Dictionary and has the meaning of "ruin, mischief." It is another form of No. 1942, 'havvah', which is translated "calamity, iniquity, mischief, mischievous (thing), naughtiness, naughty, noisome, perverse thing, substance, very wickedness." Put the two (Je + hovah) together and you get "God of ruin, mischief, calamity, perversion, and wickedness". And don't forget 'noisome' -- which means it stinks! Jehovah is The God of Evil"!

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 21:27 | Link to Comment Raymond Reason
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I suggest reading some of Michael A Hoffman's works, to understand the difference between the Talmudic god the rabbis, whose belief system arose during the Babylonian exile,  and the Hebrew God of the prophets and patriarchs.   

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 18:45 | Link to Comment Bandit und Buster
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The greatest deception ever perpetrated!

YHWH is NOT their God... Jesus /Yahshua told them "you are of your father the devil, and the lusts of your father you will do. He was a murderer from the beginning, and abode not in truth, because there is no truth in him..." John 8:44

“Most Jews do not like to admit it, but our god is Lucifer   -so I wasn’t lying. -and we are his chosen people.  Lucifer is very much alive.”     

The above is an exact quote of Harold Wallace Rosenthal, former top administrative Aide to the then Senator Jacob Javits, who was since defeated in the 1980 election.

"In everything, we are destroyers--even in the instruments of destruction to which we turn for relief...We Jews, we, the destroyers, will remain the destroyers for ever. Nothing that you will do will meet our needs and demands." —Maurice Samuel, You Gentiles, pages 152, 155, and 147.


Benjamin H. Freedman was an insider in the world Zionist conspiracy. He was a successful Jewish businessman of New York City who was at one time the principal owner of the Woodbury Soap Company. He broke with organized Jewry in 1945, when by the grace of God he was saved and became a Christian. He spent the remainder of his life and the great preponderance of his considerable fortune, exposing the Jewish conspiracy against the United States and the world. "Mr. Freedman knew what he was talking about because he had been an insider at the highest levels of Jewish organizations and Jewish machinations to gain power over our nation. Mr. Freedman was personally acquainted with Bernard Baruch, Samuel Untermyer, Woodrow Wilson, Franklin Roosevelt, Joseph Kennedy, and John F. Kennedy, and many more movers and shakers of our times." In the following 1961 speech given at the Willard Hotel in Washington, D.C. on behalf of Conde McGinley's patriotic newspaper of that time, Common Sense, Freedman revealed the plans the Zionist Jews have for World War III.   Listen to him reveal in his own words the Zionist conspiracy against the United States.

http://www.antichristconspiracy.com/Sound%20Files/Freedman.mp3


Wed, 01/30/2013 - 21:01 | Link to Comment IamtheREALmario
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And who did Saul Alinsky dedicate his book "Rules fro Radicals" to? Lucifer of course ...

Thu, 01/31/2013 - 00:01 | Link to Comment Totentänzerlied
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If you believe your god is God, it is irrelevant whether it really is or is not, that's kind of the whole point of FAITH. This is such a simple and fundamental aspect of theology that I feels awkward putting it into words.

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 16:30 | Link to Comment fourchan
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there is no god, carry on.

Thu, 01/31/2013 - 05:37 | Link to Comment Kiwi Pete
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Prove it!

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 18:35 | Link to Comment Bandit und Buster
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They CLAIM to be 'the children of God' .   Fixed it for ya.

 Actually thier god is Lucifer, but they seldom let that be known.

Truth is they have no part of true Israel, they are mostly Ashkanazi Turks & Mongols (see Alfred Lilenthal 'The 13th Tribe') 

Also Revelation 2:9 and 3:9 

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 21:59 | Link to Comment TBT or not TBT
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Anyone deleting a Syrian arms convoy headed to Lebanon has done the whole of humanity a favor, not just Israel. 

Thu, 01/31/2013 - 01:40 | Link to Comment TPTB_r_TBTF
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Anyone deleting a US arms convoy headed to Israel has done the whole of humanity a favor, not just the Middle East.

Thu, 01/31/2013 - 03:09 | Link to Comment Ar-Pharazôn
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didi you ever read the bible?

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 16:15 | Link to Comment Dr.Awkward
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About fucking time

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 20:26 | Link to Comment Andy Lewis
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Fuckin' A.

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 16:15 | Link to Comment Banksters
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Pre emptive war is the cliff to hell.    

 

 

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 18:09 | Link to Comment Anusocracy
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The first recourse of a savage mind.

 

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 16:23 | Link to Comment rubearish10
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WTF begins?? How many times was Israel about to disarm Iran nukes?? Two years ago before Christmas, last April/May and last year before Christmas? So, this means something? Just news recycling, don't you people get it? Enough!

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 16:34 | Link to Comment Ying-Yang
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WTF.. deals were made with Obama to postpone pre-emption.

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 17:00 | Link to Comment FMR Bankster
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All the attention to will they/won't they bomb Iran nicely takes attention away from the very systematic destruction of Irans nuke program that's been going on the last several years. Scientists assasinated, computer virus attacks, and a steady stream of "unexplained " explosions at critical locations. This is all much more effective and much less public than all this will they/won't they stuff.

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 17:32 | Link to Comment DaveyJones
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so true, there is no more war (and no more congressional or constitutional involvement). There is only a "War on Terror." Although it carries the word within it's title, it follows none of the rules, never ends, has no boundaries, no age limit, and as each day goes on, is an ever more blatant, desperate but ultimately ineffective grab for resource - mostly oil. 

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 19:33 | Link to Comment lakecity55
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Congress. Like the Constitution, a worthless and puny foe for the Imam.

"Yes, minion?"

"The War Games in our cities are going great! Next, we'll use live ammo!"

"Excellent. Forward!"

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 16:27 | Link to Comment kito
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nothing "begins" because the iranians are pussies....plain and simple........

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 16:41 | Link to Comment otto skorzeny
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why should the Iranians "begin" anything? maybe they are biding their time until the US collapses and Israel follows-because the US is the ONLY country in the world that would leap to Israel's defense

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 16:51 | Link to Comment trav777
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the iranians are rightfully scared to death of the israelis, who have succeeded in convincing everyone that they are both nuclear armed, and batsh!t crazy...

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 16:55 | Link to Comment otto skorzeny
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if the Iranians had a steady stream of american joobux and the latest war tech like Hebeland I'm sure it would be the other way around. but keep working and paying taxes and i'm sure AIPAC will appreciate it

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 17:36 | Link to Comment kito
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they have a steady stream of oil otto, in my book thats much more valuable....yet the best they can muster is lip smacking...................time for the iranians to walk the talk.....same goes for the russians...they just sit back as they get emasculated by the u.s. in syria.........unbelievable.....all this talk about u.s. foreign power eroding....i dont see it at all...................to mali and beyonnnnnnndddd....!!!!!!!!!!!!!.....................

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 18:36 | Link to Comment DaveyJones
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you don't think it's an effective strategy to let us kill ouselves with debt, the cost of waging war on multiple fronts, and the price of exponential enemies? I seems to be working.

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 19:55 | Link to Comment kito
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i dont follow your digression.....where did i state that? 

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 20:27 | Link to Comment Andy Lewis
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Go brush yer teeth.  Yer stinking up the whole Web.

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 16:59 | Link to Comment kito
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yes, so they should keep their mouths shut and stop talking trash, because now that syria has been hit, as per their tough talk, they should be backing up their words......nothing worse than shit talkers who dont back up their mouths.............

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 17:55 | Link to Comment Eally Ucked
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They said 2 days ago that any attack against Syria would be an attack against them. Maybe it's the reason why Israel is provoking them and trying to draw US to it.

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 19:28 | Link to Comment lakecity55
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Think how bad the Persians are getting it over sanctions. Seems like a good revenge for them would indeed be to follow Ruso-Sinese efforts to build a gold-backed ducat. DC falls, they have a great revenge w/o firing a shot. Good post, Otto.

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 16:45 | Link to Comment Panafrican Funk...
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Pretty sure the Iranians are going to sit tight and play D while they work with Russia and China on the new global currency regime.  "Israel"/Zionists are the ones with absolutely everything to lose if they continue to let the clock run with out doing "something".  

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 16:33 | Link to Comment Never One Roach
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“'Tis now the very witching time of night, when churchyards yawn and Hell itself breathes out Contagion to this world.”


                                         -William Shakespeare

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 18:15 | Link to Comment Anusocracy
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Hell is a euphemism for Washington, DC?

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 23:13 | Link to Comment mkhs
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No.  If you were to give Hell an enema, Washington, D.C. is where you would insert it.

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 17:22 | Link to Comment debtor of last ...
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It never ended.

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 19:22 | Link to Comment bobthehorse
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Endless warfare.

The powers-that-be are fed with blood.

http://www.angrysinner.blogspot.kr/2013/01/yesterday-i-made-egg-rolls-and-steak.html

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 16:09 | Link to Comment Ineverslice
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Too many children are dying...

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 16:10 | Link to Comment AlaricBalth
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I guess that negative GDP print was just the catalyst needed to urge the Israelis to escalate. 

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 16:14 | Link to Comment otto skorzeny
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Bank of Israel lost alot on AAPL

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 18:16 | Link to Comment Anusocracy
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AAPL peels are better for you than AAPLs.

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 16:15 | Link to Comment ParkAveFlasher
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All that APPL going crapple, the CB's in a knot, gotta go annex some territory!

EDIT: Otto beat me by a nose.

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 16:27 | Link to Comment disabledvet
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It'smthe next print they're worried about...the one for the CURRENT quarter. But sure...Fisher is out, conflict is in. They'll start inflating in order to pay for the war.

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 18:20 | Link to Comment Matt
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Israel doesn't need to inflate to buy stuff, they have all the equipment and skills to print anyone else's currency they want, and spend that instead.

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 18:56 | Link to Comment object_orient
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State-sponsored counterfeiting? Have a link?

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 16:52 | Link to Comment Panafrican Funk...
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I found it notable that the MSM referenced a "serious drop in defense spending" as the reason.  False flag incoming, bitchez.

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 16:10 | Link to Comment JustPrintMoreDuh
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Black swan?

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 16:53 | Link to Comment rhinoblitzing
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That's Racist ! "Black Swan" and why are the black candles bad and the white ones good...?

And the Juice... It's always the Juice fault...

Either the Oranage is too sweet with AAPL Juice mixed in it, or the Grapefruite Juice... they sometimes are sour... and the Prune Juice... the Prune Juices - they are the worst....!

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 16:10 | Link to Comment Seasmoke
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such a small shithole, to be causing most of the worlds problems

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 17:10 | Link to Comment DaveyJones
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leave it to a big shithole like us

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 16:12 | Link to Comment Overfed
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My bullshit o meter is going off.

On the upside, at least the MIC can sell moar weapons in the MENA. Otta make Krugman happy.

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 16:12 | Link to Comment walküre
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Egypt's Mursi was in Berlin today in talks with Merkel about "debt relief". That's the official story.

The Kraut said "no relief for you!"

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 16:16 | Link to Comment magpie
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Egypt is not Greece - so no need to help. Egypt is in Turkey's and Qatar's sphere of influence, the EU's starts somewhere in the middle of Libya.

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 16:31 | Link to Comment DoChenRollingBearing
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Egypt is so big and in so much of a mess that NO ONE can help them.  Not Turkey, not Qatar (!) and not the EU.  Not even the USA.

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 16:42 | Link to Comment TPTB_r_TBTF
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The Egyptians will be fine as long as they stay clear of our Suez Canal.

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 16:58 | Link to Comment Aurora Ex Machina
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Rare to spot that kind of sense in a one-liner.

 

+1

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 17:12 | Link to Comment BattlegroundEur...
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not even "hand relief"?

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 16:14 | Link to Comment otto skorzeny
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Syrian rebels=Al Qaeda=CIA=Mossad=International Jewry

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 19:20 | Link to Comment lakecity55
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"Syrian rebels=Al Qaeda=CIA=Mossad=International Jewry= Lucerferians.

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