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The Right of the People to be Secure in their Persons, Houses, Papers, and Effects,
Against Unreasonable Searches and Seizures,
Shall Not Be Violated


Saturday, December 24, 2016

Trans Siberian Orchestra
The Ghosts Of Christmas Eve

  1. "O Come All Ye Faithful / O Holy Night"
  2. "Good King Joy"
  3. "Hark! The Herald Angels Sing" (featuring Jewel)
  4. "Christmas Eve/Sarajevo 12/24"
  5. "Christmas Canon"
  6. "O Holy Night" (featuring Michael Crawford)[2]
  7. "Music Box Blues"
  8. "Promises to Keep"
  9. "This Christmas Day"
  10. "First Snow"

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Austrian Embassy In Germany Banned Christmas From Being Mentioned Over Fears It Would Offend Muslims

Where Would Anyone Get the Idea Muslims Would Be Offended?

From the Express:
A function held at the Austrian embassy in Germany still served traditional festive fare such as Lebkuchen but rebranded them as ‘winter delicacies’. 
The event was a presentation by the Chairman of the Central Council of Muslims in Germany, Aiman Mazyek, who has written the book What Do Muslims Do at Christmas?: Islamic Faith in Everyday Life in Germany. 
The invitation to guests, from ambassador Nikolaus Marschik, was described as a “cosy get-together with winter delicacies.” 
A reporter attending the event wanted to know exactly what the Austrians suddenly considered “winter delicacies” and asked the embassy for a clarification. 
The ambassador then admitted that the traditional Christmas foods had been rebranded out of respect for Islam.
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Sweden's New Terror Boss: ‘White power’ is to BLAME for rise of Islamist attacks

Anna Carlstedt, 45, went on Swedish Radio merely hours after being appointed as the co-ordinator against violent extremism at the Civil Contingencies Agency (MSB). 
Responding to a question about why she thought the country had the most jihadists per capita travelling to the Middle East to fight with the terrorist cause, she replied: “I think there are several different types of hotbeds of extremism. What we see is that there is an interaction between them. 
“It is true that Islamic extremism is growing, but this also results from the extreme right-wing white power movement.” She added that “there is an interaction between these two movements because society is becoming more and more polarised”. 
Ms Carlsted went on to link Islamist terror with Swedes who are unhappy with politicians in the country. She said: “As I said earlier, we are seeing increased extremism and we see a lot of threats and hatred of elected representatives, officials and others. 
“It is something that exists in Sweden and we see it in many other countries.” She added: “It is very important to take advantage of the good forces [‘civil society’] and not let fear and darkness win.” 
Ms Carlstedt has also come under fire as the former President of the Swedish Red Cross had no experience in the field of terrorism or extremism before her appointment. Before joining the Red Cross she had been the Chairwoman for the Forum for voluntary work and had sat on the board of the Cancer Fund. 
She wrote her 2005 PhD on the writings of Nostradamus. Ms Carlstedt replaced Hillevi Engström who left the post on September 22.
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CNN Interviews Prager and Dershowitz on UN Resolution Against Israel, Prager: Obama Is " Leaving With a Final Kick At Israel"

Dershowitz' points are VERY IMPORTANT.

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Muslim In Phoenix Arrested For Plotting Terrorist Midnight Mass-acre Attack On Christmas Eve

From ABC Phoenix:
Derrick Thompson, who also goes by the name Abu Talib Al-Amriki, was arrested by the Arizona Joint Terrorism Taskforce earlier this week. 
In October, investigators say Thompson made several Google searches including: midnight mass, martyrdom vs suicide and which type of gun is the most powerful. 
He also reportedly posted on his Google Plus account in October, “We need to get down with this ISIS S***.” 
According to court paperwork, it was January 2015 when Thompson tried to buy gun from backpage.com with the intent to carry out an attack for ISIL. However, Thompson is a convicted felon – which prohibits him from buying a firearm. 
Investigators say since 2014, Thompson has been an “avowed jihadist,” and has conducted 100’s of Google searches for handguns, rifles, scopes and crossbows. 
Thompson, who was raised in Arizona, was involved in two armed robberies in 2005 along with two other men. They robbed two men in two days, armed with a handgun and an SKS rifle with a bayonet. 
Thompson was sentenced to seven and half years in prison for his involvement in these crimes. Thompson was released on January 1, 2013. 
Thompson’s arrest comes a month after an 18-year-old Arizona man was sentenced to eight years in prison for terrorism convictions stemming from a plot to attack a motor vehicle office in metro Phoenix.
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Trump’s 2 msgs from day 1 of the campaign = Wall(terrorism) & Free Trade(economy) ..HE WAS SERIOUS..THUS PETER NAVARRO

Since his election and the Trump transition process began, we have been treated to 2 tracks of punditry.
Trump warned, no one knows what is really in his mind so unless you see info from him, it’s based on fantasy one way or the other.
His appointments of peace process counselor for the ME and ambassador to Israel point this out in one field (and his reaction to Obama’s REAL feelings towards the ONLY Jewish state on earth), and now Peter Navarro’s appointment as the head of a new White House National Trade Council puts an exclamation point on the free trade side.
And China, apparently, had a light bulb go on. The China state run Global Times:

“If Washington dares to provoke China over its core interests, Beijing won’t fear setting up a showdown with the US, pressuring the latter to pay respect to China”
What will they do? Restrict OUR exports to China? Which would be…… WHAT? Buy Airbus instead of Boeing? Embargo Huawei and iPhone7’s, and Lenovo laptops?
Sell all their treasuries?
DO IT. Flood the market. It will drop, stabilize, and then rise dramatically as Chinese exports TUMBLE.
Ali Baba (who **WAS** a vendor to my business, and took FOUR MONTHS to resolve an obvious malfunctioning motherboard situation WITH A 50% credit, and not a replacement or return – TO CHINA- for $$) has been BLACKLISTED as knowingly selling FAKE LABEL GOODS. Has anyone here used heavily a tool from Harbor Freight?
Navarro, from Forbes:
“From what I can see, and my Chinese wife can see, China will probably soon implode . . . .  The Chinese Communist Party will probably try to get the population to focus outside the country, probably through conflicts in the South China Sea or Taiwan”
“For more than two decades, I have been telling people that the first thing China would do before trying to take Taiwan would be to take the Spratly Islands. If the world simply ignored that, then Taiwan would be next.”  Is there anyone else than the United States who would mobilize its military to protect Taiwan?  Now Trump’s phone conversation with the President of Taiwan, in breach of the 40 year old “One China” policy, fits into a larger policy picture:  viewing war with China as entirely possible.
China’s response? Their Foreign Ministry :
“As two major powers with broad mutual interests, cooperation is the only correct choice,” spokeswoman Hua Chunying told a regular briefing in Beijing.
Manufacturing careers in the USA, training, engineering, and construction for manufacturing and R&D for robotics in the USA, IS THE CORRECT CHOICE.
The expertise, and freedom of thought and ACTION in all these things is what leads to invention, entrepreneurship, and expansion of markets into new arenas, and PREVENTS us all being hyenas around the water hole waiting for weakened water buffaloes and stealing dead prey.
This is what it is always about.
What causes friction.
What causes skirmishes.
What causes wars in the END.


This is EARTH.
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The Trump Bump

From Scott Adams:
True story: Yesterday I was talking to a friend who invested in Gilead stock right before Hillary Clinton started giving speeches about forcing companies in that space to lower their prices. The stock dropped and my friend lost money. He blames Clinton. 
Over the summer this same fellow sold off his entire stock portfolio to avoid the risk of a Trump win followed by what he assumed would be a catastrophic market downturn. If Clinton won, he figured he could buy back in at about the same prices. But Trump won, stocks zoomed higher, and my friend lost out on the rally. 
Hillary Clinton cost him money for the second time this year.
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German politician faces resignation calls after preventing police sharing image of Berlin truck killer


From the Daily Mail:
Till Steffen prevented law enforcers in Hamburg from releasing pictures of Anis Amri, it is claimed 
There was a 12 hour delay before the images were finally shared, while Amri was at large 
He faces call to step down, amid claims he was concerned about inciting racial hatred 
The delay was branded 'incomprehensible' by critics
What do you want to bet that guy sucks Muslim dicks in Men's Rooms?
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Friday, December 23, 2016

France: Jewish scholar prosecuted for hate speech for criticizing Islamic anti-Semitism

From Jihad Watch:
One of the world’s leading historians on the Jewish communities in Arab countries is being prosecuted in France for alleged hate speech against Muslims. 
The Morocco-born French-Jewish scholar Georges Bensoussan, 64, is due to appear next month before a Paris criminal court over a complaint filed against him for incitement to racial hatred by the Collective Against Islamophobia in France, the group recently announced on its website. 
The complaint, which leading French scholars dismissed as attempt at “intimidation” in a statement Friday, was over remarks about anti-Semitism by Muslims that Bensoussan, author of a definitive 2012 work entitled “Jews in Arab Lands,” made last year during an interview aired by the France Culture radio station, the Collective said. 
The Collective based its complaint on two remarks by Bensoussan. “Today, we are witnessing a different people in the midst of the French nation, who are effecting a return on a certain number of democratic values to which we adhere,” read the first quote flagged. 
The second quote cited read: “This visceral anti-Semitism proven by the Fondapol survey by Dominique Reynié last year cannot remain under a cover of silence.” 
Conducted in 2014 among 1,580 French respondents, of whom one third were Muslim, the survey found that they were two times and even three times more anti-Jewish than French people as a whole. 
“Besides, with the animosity toward the French nation, there will be no integration as long as we will not be rid of this ancestral anti-Semitism that is kept secret (…) as an Algerian sociologist, Smain Laacher, very bravely said in a film that will be aired on France 3, ‘it’s disgraceful to keep in place this taboo, knowing that in Arab families in France and beyond everybody knows but will not say that anti-Semitism is transmitted with mother’s milk,” the quote continued. 
At least 12 people have been murdered in three attacks by suspected jihadists from France on Jewish targets in that country and in Belgium since 2012. 
The anti-Islamophobia collective called Bensoussan’s statements “dangerous and in line with far-right rhetoric” targeting Muslims. 
But three prominent French writers and historians — Jacques Tarnero, Yves Ternon and Michel Zaoui – disputed the allegations, calling the complaint against Bensoussan “scandalous.” 
The cautions taken against Bensoussan “are part of a strategy of intimidation intended to censure any lucid statement, any form of criticism,” they wrote in a statement they published online last week….
Yes, and they also prove his point.
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Albert King
Santa Claus Wants Some Lovin'

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President-elect Donald Trump slammed the Obama administration for its decision not to veto a U.N. resolution critical of Israel's settlements, promising that it would be "different" under his presidency. 
"As to the U.N., things will be different after Jan. 20th," Trump tweeted Friday. 
Trump’s tweet came about an hour after The U.N. Security Council passed a resolution demanding an end to Israeli settlement building in occupied territories. 
The U.S. had the ability to veto the resolution but abstained from doing so, despite pressure from Trump, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, and U.S. lawmakers on both sides. 
The Obama administration’s decision to let it pass represents a break from the longstanding U.S. policy of shielding Israel from U.N. reproaches. Israel’s settlements have been seen by critics as human rights violations and some say they are an obstacle to achieving peace between Israel and the Palestinians. 
Trump pressured Obama before the U.N. vote to veto the resolution. 
"As the United States has long maintained, peace between the Israelis and the Palestinians will only come through direct negotiations between the parties, and not through the imposition of terms by the United Nations,” the president-elect said in a statement Thursday. 
"This puts Israel in a very poor negotiating position and is extremely unfair to all Israelis."
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Obama Intended to Pass Anti-Israel Measure at UN; Netanyahu Called Trump; Trump Tweeted Against the Measure; The Measure Has Been WithdrawnUpdate: Obama Abstains, Letting Measure Pass

Ace notes:
This fucking guy didn't have the balls to do this (he vetoed previous efforts at the same condemnation) when he was actively seeking votes. Now this rotten c*** is three weeks from permanent retirement -- now he decides to let his freak flag fly.
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Islam Is a Religion of Peace - Laughing My Fucking Ass Off - NOT SO MUCH


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Muslim Christmas Terror Plot Foiled: Australian Police Conduct Raids In Melbourne’s Northern Suburbs

The Muslims Are Restless

From The Daily Mail:
Heavily armed police have foiled a terror plot to attack multiple locations in Melbourne’s CBD on Christmas Day after raids across the city. 
Victoria’s Joint Counter-Terrorism task force arrested seven people after executing five search warrants at homes in Melbourne’s north and west, including Flemington, Meadow Heights, Dallas, Campbellfield and Gladstone Park, Four Australians, aged between 21 and 26, and one Egyptian-born man are still in police custody and are expected to be charged for their alleged involvement in preparing to commit a terrorist attack on Christmas Day. 
The five people were known to police and had been under police surveillance for two weeks, with police alleging they were intending to target Federation Square, Flinders Street train station and St Paul’s Cathedral with bombs, knives and guns. 
Police Chief Graham Ashton said he believed the ‘multi mode’ terror threat had been ‘neutralised’ following the coordinated anti-terror raids. ‘ 
The attack had the potential to cause significant community harm,’ he said. ‘The community should be concerned but should be reassured that we have got on top of this particular issue.’
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Bill Clinton Considering Boycotting Inauguration Over Tweet Argument Which Revealed Him To Be A Bitter, Petulant Pussy

Jimmy Carter is the only former president who has confirmed that he will be at Donald Trump’s inauguration. 
Bill Clinton is considering skipping the inauguration, a source told Politico Thursday night, after he got into a bitter argument with the president-elect on Twitter.   
The former president said Trump only knows “how to get angry, white men to vote for him,” while Trump said Clinton can’t win an election despite an “unlimited budget.”
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Berlin Truck Jihadist Gunned Down By Police In Milan - Had Been Hiding in Mosque NATURALLY

Dead As Mohammed On Fire Getting Buttfucked By Satan

From The Sun:
PICTURES reported to show Berlin terror trucker Anis Amri as he arrived in Europe have emerged in the Italian media. 
A man identified by Corriere della Sera and other news outlets as Amri, then aged 18, sits with his hood up as he watches police on the Italian island of Lampedusa. 
Taken on 3 April 2011, he would have just made the treacherous sea crossing from his native Tunisia in a bid to escape the Arab Spring revolutions sweeping the Middle East. 
Five years later, Amri brought death to the streets of Germany after he was radicalised in an Italian prison.
Anis Amri With His Fellow Widows and Orphans

This picture, taken in April 2011 is said to show the first days of Anis Amri’s five years in Europe after he made the crossing from Tunisia to Lampedusa. It first appeared in Italian media 
The ISIS extremist ploughed a lorry into festive shoppers at a Berlin Christmas market on Monday night. After fleeing the scene, he was finally shot dead by quick-thinking coppers in the Italian city of Milan after a brazen four-day jaunt through Europe via France. 
A video of Amri pledging allegiance to ISIS in the days before the attack was released by the terror group this afternoon. Rewind five years, and just days after arriving from the Tunisian post of Sfax trouble-maker Amri was involved in burning down a migrant shelter. 
His four-year spell in an Italian jail saw him radicalised by extremists who admired ISIS. Speaking to The Times Amri's father Mustapha Amri said: “He left Tunisia March 2011 in what is called ‘al-Horqa’, a wave of illegal immigration shortly after the uprising. 
“He dropped out of school and travelled to Italy, he was involved in a robbery and a case of burning down a school and camp. “He spent four years in jail in Italy where he met extremist groups which attracted him. 
"He called his siblings but never spoke to me, he never sent money, but he once sent a mobile phone and a box of chocolates with a Tunisian friend of his who lived in Italy." 
The extent of Amri's radicalisation was revealed with his callous killing of 12 innocent people at the German Christmas market on Monday. 
In a pledge of allegiance to terror group ISIS, he said: "My message to crusaders bombing Muslims everyday… Their blood will not go in vain. “We are a nation behind them and will take revenge for them."



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Berlin Christmas Market Killer Fled to Mosque for Protection After Massacre (Photos)


BREAKING: German Police Arrest Two Muslim Brothers Suspected Of Planning Another Mall Attack


‘Pro-Qaddafi’ Hijackers Surrender After Threat To Blow Up Libyan To Malta Plane

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2 examples of assault on free speech

In Jerusalem, a right-wing activist was arrested for daring to say something on Facebook against the repellent "prophet" of the Religion of Rape:
Police on Thursday detained a right-wing activist accused of posting an incendiary photo on social media, Israel Radio reported.

The suspect, Haim Brosh, was taken into custody in Jerusalem the previous evening after uploading to Facebook a photograph of a pig on the Temple Mount drinking rainwater just steps away from the holy site. He was released shortly after questioning and was forbidden to visit the Temple Mount for 15 days.

On his post, Brosh had written underneath the photograph that “the government of Israel allows pigs to control the holiest site for the Jewish people.”

The Temple Mount is the Jews’ holiest site, and is considered the third most holy site in Islam. According to an agreement between Israel and Jordan, the Temple Mount is controlled by the Jerusalem Islamic Wakf.

Itamar Ben-Gvir, Brosh’s attorney, said that he intends to appeal the expulsion order, arguing that his client did not break the law.

“Israel continues to act as if we live in Iran or Syria,”
Ben- Gvir said. Even more serious is how quickly police took Brosh from his home and instituted the 15-day ban, he added.
And over in France, a mayor affiliated with the Front National is going to be tried for opposing Islam:
Robert Menard, who is an ally of France’s anti-immigrant National Front party, will face a charge in a Paris court of incitement to hatred or discrimination, the source said.

“In a class in the city centre in my town, 91 percent of the children are Muslims. Obviously, this is a problem. There are limits to tolerance”, he said in September 5 comments on French news channel LCI.

Also in September, on France’s first day back to school, he tweeted his regret at witnessing “the great replacement”, using a term by xenophobic writer Renaud Camus to describe the country’s white, Christian population being overtaken by foreign-born Muslims.

Menard, who is the mayor of southern France town Beziers, denied his comments were discriminatory.

“I just described the situation in my town,” he told AFP. “It is not a value judgement, it’s a fact. It’s what I can see.”
So long as these oppressive laws, including those over here - which may even get the backing of Haredi politicians - remain in place, corrupt officials will continue to feel free to persecute all the wrong people.

The really sad part regarding Israel's own outmoded laws is that even some rightists have to shoulder blame, like any who support the Shas bill to make Reform/Conservative customs a crime punishable by outrageous penalties. I think this could explain why what Brosh went though took place - because even right-wing politicians are enabling it to happen.
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Otis Redding
Merry Christmas Baby

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Thursday, December 22, 2016

Man Kicked Off Jet Blue Flight For Harassing Ivanka Trump And Her Children

From TMZ:
Ivanka Trump just had a bumpy start to her Xmas holiday … an out-of-control passenger on her flight began verbally berating her and “jeering” at her 3 kids. 
Ivanka was on a JetBlue flight leaving JFK Thursday morning with her family when a passenger started screaming, “Your father is ruining the country.” 
The guy went on, “Why is she on our flight. She should be flying private.” 
The guy had his kid in his arms as he went on the tirade. A passenger on the flight tells TMZ Ivanka ignored the guy and tried distracting her kids with crayons. 
JetBlue personnel escorted the unruly passenger off the flight. As he was removed he screamed, “You’re kicking me off for expressing my opinion?!!” 
BTW … Ivanka, her family and bunch of cousins were all in coach.
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Sheriff Clarke and Larry Elder on White Male Bashing in the Media

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Kellyanne Conway Named Trump's Consiglieri

Yes, I mean the title to be humorous.

From Yahoo News:
Kellyanne Conway to join the Trump White House as counselor to the president 
Kellyanne Conway, the Republican pollster and strategist who helped steady Donald Trump’s insurgent bid for the presidency, will officially join his White House team, serving as counselor to the incoming president. 
The move, announced by transition team early Thursday, ends weeks of intrigue about what Conway’s role might be in a Trump administration. 
Conway became known as the “Trump whisperer,” praised by both staff and members of the Trump family for her ability to keep the meandering and unpredictable candidate somewhat on message. 
She was also credited with crafting a more focused message for the campaign, smoothing over Trump’s more controversial statements and positions to help him make inroads with women and other swing voters. 
In Conway, Trump gained a loyal messenger who became his primary defender on cable television, a medium he monitors obsessively, during the final months of the campaign. Those television appearances, along with her close relationship with his oldest children — Ivanka, Don Jr., and Eric — helped elevate Conway, who was among the few members of the Trump team who gave unvarnished political advice to the candidate and to whom he seemed to truly listen. 
“She is a tireless and tenacious advocate of my agenda and has amazing insights on how to effectively communicate our message,” Trump said in a written statement announcing Conway’s new role. The appointment appears to make Conway the highest-ranking female staffer in Trump White House. 
It was not immediately clear where the role fits into the staff hierarchy.
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Trump uses Berlin attack to argue for Muslim registry: ‘All along, I’ve been proven to be right — 100% correct’

From Yahoo:
President-elect Donald Trump emerged from his Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Fla., on Wednesday afternoon to briefly address questions from reporters about this week’s deadly attacks in Europe. And Trump appeared to stand by his plan for both a temporary ban on Muslims entering the United States and the creation of a registry of Muslims who live here. 
Trump was asked whether Monday’s violence in Germany and Turkey had caused him to “rethink or reevaluate” his plan to create a Muslim registry or a ban on Muslim immigration. 
“You know my plans,” Trump replied. “All along, I’ve been proven to be right — 100 percent correct. What’s happening is disgraceful.”
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This Week On The Gathering Storm

Listen to The Gathering Storm Radio Show, hosted by WC and Always On Watch.

The show broadcasts live for 30 minutes every Friday beginning at noon, Pacific Time.

The call-in number is 646-915-9870. Callers welcome!

Our scheduled guest is IQ al-Rassooli.

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GOP considering KEEPING some of the O’care tax mandates? POLITICAL CLASS…WHAT GOP?

Theory (or maybe a thesis if you like):

There is only one party with slightly different outlooks. This party consists of government service, multinational and large businesses, or financial and CERTAIN academic institution members whose upbringing leads them to believe they are better qualified than each american to make decisions for each american, and in doing so form BOTH a choate and inchoate political party which self arrogates power, and rewards and maintains both member to member and generation to generation authority.

You know how it ends
Today’s evidence from the Hill:
Congressional Republicans are considering holding off on repealing some of ObamaCare’s taxes, according to lobbyists familiar with the discussions.
GOP lawmakers on the House Ways and Means Committee discussed the possibility of keeping some of the taxes in place during a retreat last week at the Library of Congress, the sources say.
Even if some of the taxes are not removed as part of the initial repeal bill, it does not necessarily mean they will remain indefinitely. Some ObamaCare taxes could be dealt with as part of a larger tax reform bill later in the year.
Still, there is at least a possibility that some taxes could remain in place to provide revenue for a replacement healthcare measure.
Here is #HOWITIS, buffoons … if these taxes are held in place by a treacherous GOP because they are members of this political class, the inevitable result of this endless and predictable process, which now will have demonstrated the president is IRRELEVANT to the political class’s doings, will find as it’s end point either an authoritarian right wing govt, or complete socialism because self governance will have become oligarchy.
The idea of these political class creeps, never relenting on their RECORD FEDERAL REVENUES in a stagnant economy, burgeoning with part time jobs replacing CAREERS, and day to day worry and struggle replacing planning children’s college, careers and vacations, is ANATHEMA IN AMERICA.
The political class STILL HOLDS the entry gates to to politics, but they have been told by poll after poll and vote after vote, we know they exist, we know HOW they do what they do, and we KNOW WHO THEY ARE, and they have lost our consent and lost our trust. When presented with CHOICE we vote out Eric Cantor and Hillary Clinton.
This situation in the USA CANNOT endure.
Those whose education makes them professionals of VARYING success in the real world in subjects we need experts in, are reminded they are from time to time to be CALLED UPON by the citizens for aid and advice in a part time contract with the people.
I remind the political class, and professionals serving the people what that reason is.
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Gutfeld: Wishful Thinking Never Saved a Single Life

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Do Intelligence Agencies work under an “allowable body count” paradigm?

From The Last English Prince:
Germany has a known terror suspect. He is on a deportation list but remains in the wild. He runs free. Lives like a free man. And apparently, is not a tethered goat. 
If it is true that this man is responsible for the Christmas Market lorry attack in Berlin, then is the body count within allowable parameters for German Intelligence? 
Is this the nasty little secret that needs to be addressed: allowable civilian deaths in pursuit of intelligence? 
Do we do the same thing? 
A risk-benefit paradigm should NEVER include allowable collateral damage of citizens. Berlin Terror Suspect Rumors are afloat that a child was crushed under the wheels of the lorry. 
Who, then, is legally responsible for the death of this child? 
I consider leaving known terror suspects on the street a criminal act which should be punishable with incarceration. 
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Australian Christian Lobby headquarters damaged by van explosion 'not politically, religiously motivated', EVEN THOUGH THE VAN WAS FILLED WITH "GAS BOTTLES"

From ABC Australia:
A van filled with gas bottles has exploded outside the headquarters of the Australian Christian Lobby (ACL) in what police have ruled out as a targeted attack. 
ACL managing director Lyle Shelton tweeted the incident last night, saying a vehicle had caught on fire outside its office in Canberra just after 9:30pm. 
Mr Shelton added that staff were safe, and photos he shared showed a burnt-out van in the car park near the building's entrance. 
ACT police confirmed a 35-year-old Canberra man had ignited gas cylinders in the van and caused an explosion, which damaged the vehicle and building. 
The man was the only person injured in the incident and walked himself to the nearby Canberra Hospital with serious burns, where he remains in a critical condition. 
In a statement, police said their brief questioning of the man revealed his actions "were not politically, religiously or ideologically motivated".
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Humpday Blues

Lightnin' Hopkins

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‘My Fellow Liberals, I’m Tired Of You’

Letter from a Liberal to her Liberal friends:
I was raised a secular liberal. My college professors were secular liberals. During my journalism phase, my newspaper colleagues were secular liberals. My law school professors and peers were – in the vast majority – secular liberals. Almost everyone at my corporate law firm was a secular liberal. My California neighbors and friends are secular liberals, as are my fellow government lawyers. My mother, siblings, and their spouses are all secular liberals. 
By all rights, I should be a member in good standing of their tribe, "liking" their Facebook posts and joining their candlelight vigils against the evil Trump Administration. But November 8 and its aftermath revealed to me that I am just so tired of these people. I can't be like them, and I don't want my kids turning into them. 
I am tired of their undisguised contempt for tens of millions of Americans, with no effort to temper their response to the election with humility or empathy. 
I am tired of their unexamined snobbery and condescension. 
I am tired of their name-calling and virtue-signaling as signs of supposedly high intelligence. 
I am tired of their trendiness, jumping on every left-liberal bandwagon that comes along (transgender activism, anyone?) and then acting like anyone not on board is an idiot/hater. 
I am tired of their shallowness. It’s hard to have a deep conversation with people who are obsessed with moving their kids’ pawns across the board (grades, sports, college, grad school, career) and, in their spare time, entertaining themselves and taking great vacations. 
I am tired of their acceptance of vulgarity and sarcastic irreverence as the cultural ocean in which their kids swim. I like pop culture as much as the next person, but people who would never raise their kids on junk food seem to think nothing of letting then wallow in cultural junk, exposed to nothing ennobling, aspirational, or even earnest. 
I am tired of watching them raise clueless kids (see above) who go off to college and within months are convinced they live in a rapey, racist patriarchy; "Make America Great Again" is hate speech; and Black Lives Matter agitators are their brothers-in-arms against White Privilege. If my kids are like that at nineteen, I'll feel I've seriously failed them as a parent. Yet the general sentiment seems to be these are good, liberal kids who may have gotten a bit carried away. 
I am tired of their lack of interest in any form of serious morality or self-betterment. These are decent, responsible people, many compassionate by temperament. Yet they seem two-dimensional, as if they believe that being a nice, well-socialized person who holds the correct political views is all there is, and there is nothing else to talk about. Isn’t there, though? 
I am tired of being bored and exasperated by everybody. I feel like I have read this book a thousand times, and there are no surprises in it. Down with Trump! Trans Lives Matter! Climate deniers are destroying the planet! No cake, we're gluten-free! 
These are good people in a lot of ways. But there has got to be a better tribe. 
That leads me to . . . drum roll . . . the Christian Right. It is no small feat, switching tribes. It feels stressful and weird to abandon your tribe for the Detested Other Side.

 I read this and think, "This was me, 15 years ago."

The impetus behind my metamorphosis was 9/11, and it's aftermath, when my Liberal friends and family told me America deserved it.

All I can say to this woman is, "Good luck with the Christian Right." They have come to suck as much as Liberals. At least that is true from my vantage point here in Southern California.

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Suspect In Berlin Truck Attack Previously Served 4 Years In Italian Prison For Torching A School

From the Sun:
THE “armed and dangerous” Tunisian asylum seeker police believe carried out the Berlin Christmas market terror attack reportedly spent four years behind bars in Italy for burning down a school. 
Prime suspect Anis Amri, 24, was due to be kicked out of Germany TODAY, dramatic new details suggest. 
Officials have also revealed Amri was under covert surveillance for MONTHS earlier this year over fears he was planning a terror attack.
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Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Christmas Markets

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This Is How They Are Shutting Down the Alternative Media Online

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Fake Hate

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Germany: A Ticking Time Bomb of Rage

From the Spectator:
Merkel’s policies have some pretty serious implications for Germany in the future. I’ve read many people arguing that it was actually a clever, shrewd policy to admit one million migrants because Germany has a low birth rate and needs more people. Yet the education levels and skill sets of most of the people who have entered in the past 18 months are, by German standards, extremely low; Germany has a fairly high-wage economy, especially compared to Britain, and there are not a whole lot of positions available for low-skilled men. 
The number of recent migrants who have found employment is exceptionally low. Employment rates among second generations migrants from the Middle East, mostly Turkish, are also considerably worse than ethnic Germans. On top of this, we need to look at what technology is coming our way: in the next ten years, for example, automated cars are going to be putting hundreds of thousands of men out of work just in Britain. 
All the Uber drivers I’ve spoken to have come from the Muslim world; all have been hardworking, courteous and obviously doing their best by their family; unlike me, they’ve made the effort to move country and have to put up with boring drunks like myself talking to them. But the low-skilled jobs they are currently doing are not going to exist for that long, and many of their sons will grow up with workless fathers, feeling confused about their identity in a rootless world, at far higher risk of mental illness, struggling to find work themselves, and feeling neither fully part of this country nor that of their father’s. 
In these circumstances an internationalist ideology rooted in a sense of brotherhood and rage at the rich, decadent, western world is going to appear hugely attractive. Because posterity is a concept that does not feature strongly in democratic politics an overwhelming aspect of the migration issue is ignored, that the real problems do not arise with the hard-working immigrants doing the nightshifts but with their sons who, contrary to what the likes of the LBC host James O’Brien hopes, will not thank Germany for their situation. 
But people react badly to these sorts of arguments, which is perhaps understandable. Ah, they’ll tell you, we’re far more likely to be killed in car crashes or by baths or in freak accidents. Of course we are, but none of these everyday tragic causes of death – all of which are in continual decline – have the same corrosive social effect as does having a section of the population out to kill the rest of us. 
I was in France this summer, which almost reminded me of visiting Northern Ireland as a kid; even in a village wine festival I counted three armed policemen and four soldiers with machine guns. Increasingly in England, too, there are heavily-armed police not just at railway stations but at religious sites; there is likely now to be more and more security at every event where large numbers of people gather. In Sadiq Khan’s words, such things are just ‘part and parcel’ of everyday city life, but they’re a very costly part of it and one that has a far larger impact than the relatively small death toll involved.
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Berlin Caves To Terrorists; Closes Christmas Markets After Truck Attack

"Maybe If We Pretend We're Dead, 
The Muslims Will Leave Us Alone"

From the Daily Caller:
German officials closed all Christmas markets in Berlin Tuesday in response to a Monday truck attack that left 12 people dead and 48 injured. 
The suspect in the Breitscheidplatz Christmas market attack is still at large, despite the arrest of a potential suspect Monday night, according to Berlin police. 
German authorities arrested a 23-year-old suspect of Pakistani origin last night, but later discovered he was not the truck driver. 
“We have the wrong man, and thus a new situation,” said the Berlin police in a statement. 
“The capital’s preparedness police and the special forces have been informed.” 
The perpetrator of the Breitscheidplatz attack is still at large, and is considered armed and dangerous. 
Berlin is home to around 60 Christmas markets, with more than 150 total in Germany. Many of the markets are located in public areas with minimal security. German officials added some increased security during last year’s market season in response to the multiple terrorist attacks in Paris in November. 
Christmas markets in other regions of Germany will remain open, with increased security measures as needed. 
Authorities placed massive concrete blocks around Striezelmarkt, one of Germany’s oldest Christmas markets located in Dresden, in an apparent attempt to prevent a similar attack. 
Germany’s markets are a remarkably popular tourist destination, attracting crowds from across the globe. Their popularity also makes them a target of opportunity for terrorist organizations, which prompted the U.S. Department State to issue a travel alert to U.S. citizens traveling to Germany in November. 
Despite closing the Berlin markets, German Minister of the Interior Thomas De Maiziere insisted that such an attack should not curtail Germany freedom. 
“No matter what we continue to learn about the exact background and motives of the perpetrators, we can and we must not let them take away our freedom,” said de Maiziere in a statement.

PROTESTS ERUPT Outside Merkel’s Berlin Office After Latest Terrorist Massacre

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Make Christmas Great Again

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Breaking: FOUR DEAD After Minibus Drives Through Beijing Market

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From The Gay Blaze:
Israeli actress Gal Gadot is currently enjoying her time in the spotlight as the much beloved comic book character turned rebooted movie heroine Wonder Woman. While fans across the globe are looking forward to her standalone movie since her first appearance in Batman vs Superman: Dawn of Justice, not everyone seems to appreciate Gadot’s appearance. 
Wonder Woman was given an honorary ambassadorship in October for the Empowerment of Women and Girls by the United Nations. Both Gal Gadot, and former Wonder Woman actress Lynda Carter were there for the ceremony. 
While many were pleased with the decision, some were not. Some UN employees staged a “silent protest” against Wonder Woman’s ambassadorship, saying that that she was both too sexy, and too Americanized, and described as a “a large-breasted white woman of impossible proportions.” 
One woman at the U.N. reportedly said it was akin to “pop-culture imperialism.” Soaked as the UN is with social justice adherents, a petition was made that gathered around 44,000 signatures, and soon the UN was giving Wonder Woman the boot as ambassador. 
Soaked as the UN is with social justice adherents, a petition was made that gathered around 44,000 signatures, and soon the UN was giving Wonder Woman the boot as ambassador. 
This, however, did not sit well with Gal Gadot, who thought the whole objection childish seeing as how women are facing untold persecution and abuse in parts of the world that are currently lacking a respectable amount of protest from the same people who find Wonder Woman a pop-culture imperialist. 
“There are so many horrible things that are going on in the world, and this is what you’re protesting, seriously?” she said in a statement.


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Blogger, "Syrian Girl" (Who is TOTALLY HOT!), Interviewed by Paul Joseph Watson - History of ISIS

And here, Paul Joseph Watson interviews another hot chick about her experiences in "Multicultural" Germany:


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The real problem at the root of the problems – we WISH to hold no one accountable

The real great sin of PC in America is to be found or seen, or perceived as HEARTLESS.
So when there is failure no one is accountable.
No one is fired.
No one is ostracized.
Everyone gets the participation award.
This is all WELL OUTSIDE R or D.
9/11/2001 – George Tenet remains on the job.
2003 WMD in Iraq – same outcome
2004 Iraq occupation and nation building is obviously UNPLANNED (even though Army Chief of Staff had warned 200,000 men would be required)
2007 NIE details that Iran is not interested in development of nukes
2009 Obama begins negotiations to delay Iran’s developing what they are not interested in developing?
Orlando, San Bernadino, Jeh Johson and DNI Clapper remain.
Obamacare – no problem, everyone is on the job, and Zeke REMAINS in advisory capacities.
And this is not restricted to bureaucrats.
The Navy. The LCS astounding failure from design, concept and implementation to deployment where some 53 ships are now down to 26? And crew sizing, a main cost savings is now GONE, as well as the entire raison d’etre, weapons and sensor modules cannot be mounted in a ship with little firepower and a distinct inability to take a hit.
WORSE, the DDG-100 Zumwalt class.
Obama ENDS his administration as he began, with the  BLACK PANTHERS.
From HERE, firing off the unarguable history of divisiveness with failure to pursue obvious voter intimidation:
To HERE … the Civil Rights Commission appointees he just made, ensuring Trump CANNOT make the appointments:
One of the appointees is Debo Adegbile, who was previously nominated to the Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division but was blocked by a bipartisan group of senators due to his defense of former Black Panther and convicted cop killer Mumia Abu-Jamal. Unlike that nomination, Adegbile’s appointment — which pro-police groups have described as a “slap in the face” — does not require congressional approval.
The cost?
70% of the nation simply DOES NOT ACCEPT the CIA and now the FBI saying IVAN tried to get Trump elected. We don’t BELIEVE the people we need to be able to believe. The faith is lost and the trust has been spent in POLITICAL ***STUPIDITIES***.
No one is accountable.
Lois Lerner is in rich retirement.
Mike Morell (acting director if the CIA, and admitted author of the Benghazi lies) all set.
John Brennan who tells Clinton, according to the head of the OBL task force in the CIA, NOT to kill Bin Laden, becomes HEAD of the CIA, and then argues that our retraining of ‘reformed’ jihadis is a success because the recidivism rate is no worse than that of car thieves.
Rather than seeing that people get fired, demoted or replaced, partisans struggle through tortuous paths to find the logic to call failure a success, and simultaneously place blame on others rather than work on a fix, or a replacement after ADMITTING fault.
OR- even worse- failure is protected. Consider the VA.
The 2 most responsible executives for the disaster which cost veteran’s LIVES, and caused untold misery, were demoted and transferred. Then we find out that this PROCESS required that the special, separate internal justice department for this exact purpose finds that they SHOULD NOT HAVE BEEN REMOVED, and they retain pay, title, grade and position.
We have lost the HEART to ensure justice is served because people will get hurt, and have lost the vision which sees that by this failure we BUILD a system which by failing in total harms those most vulnerable.
The F-35 cannot win, the DDG-1000 can’t pass the Panama Canal without failure, we don’t have enough F-22’s, sick Vets are ignored, the Social Security system will exist on imaginary moneys, as we rack up more than $20T in debt, and the entire creaking system in order to avoid harm to anyone, will have nothing left for anyone in a society in which more and more people must chase fewer and fewer resources.
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