Political Tidbits 8/23/06

Missing Egyptians Found in Pizza Parlor; Staging photos, Ex-hippie airplane hijackers, Mahmoud’s new Blog and there’s still time to enter the Holocaust Cartoon contest.

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"In times of war, the last person you want in the foxhole with you is a liberal. They are always desperately looking for a white flag to wave. They are always trying to "understand" the enemy and excuse his bad behavior."
- Columnist Alan Caruba

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The Wrong Army
In keeping with the quote above, check out this tongue-in-cheek tribute to America's armed forces. It's thoughtful and powerful.
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Everyone seems to be wondering why Muslim terrorists are so quick to commit suicide.

Let's see now. . .
No Jesus
No Christmas
No television
No cheerleaders
No baseball
No football
No hockey
No golf
No tailgate parties
No Wal-Mart
No Home Depot
No! pork BBQ
No hot dogs
No burgers
No chocolate chip cookies
No lobster
No shellfish, or even frozen fish sticks
No gumbo
No jambalaya
No Beer

Rags for clothes and towels for hats.
Constant wailing from the guy next-door because he's sick and there are no doctors.
Constant wailing from the guy in the tower.
More than one wife.
You can't shave.
Your wives can't shave.
You can't shower to wash off the smell of donkey cooked over burning camel dung.
The women have to wear baggy dresses and veils at all times.
Your bride is picked by someone else.
She smells just like your donkey.
But your donkey has a better disposition.
Then they tell you that when you die it all gets better!

I mean, really, is there a mystery here?

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The Missing Egyptians, Pizza and the Baltimore Harbor Tunnel

Okay, so eleven Egyptian men come to the United States to "study" in the Egyptian-culture rich state of Montana. They all immediately end up missing.

But the story gets better.

Two of these fellows managed to end up in a pizza shop right around my old stomping grounds in Baltimore, Merryland.

I drove through Baltimore's Harbor Tunnel every day for fifteen years. Well actually I drove through the Harbor Tunnel until Baltimore built the new Frances Scott Key bridge then I drove over this more convenient road spanning Baltimore's Chesapeake Bay. None of which matters because the Egyptians in this Baltimore pizza shop located on Holabird Avenue planned on blowing up BOTH the Harbor Tunnel and the Key Bridge.

In October of 2005, there was a bit of a brouhaha in Baltimore over an exposed terror plot and Merryland authorities shut down all spans over the Chesapeake Bay.
October 18, 2005

Federal Agents shut down the Harbor and Fort McHenry Tunnels as well as portions of I-95 today. One man was detained. All was sparked over legitimate concerns over a plot discovered by the Feds. The plot was to blow up one of the Baltimore tunnels.

The detained man is an Egyptian named Majed Hussein who ran a Middle East Grocery called The Koko Market located in Highlandtown, MD. His residence is in White Marsh, MD.

Again, Highlandtown....the center of Baltimore's Highlandtown is Holabird Avenue. I worked at the Western Electric plant then located on Broening Highway, a road right off of Holabird Avenue.
From Debbie Schlussel:
You know the 11 missing Egyptian Muslim "students" who never showed up at Montana State University?

While some of them have been found, Safa Pizza--the Maryland pizza shop where two of them showed up as "employees"--should be a place of interest to federal counterterrorism investigators . . . if it isn't already.

Ditto for its owner, Egyptian Attia Gouda, who was harboring these missing aliens in his Baltimore area apartment. Why isn't ICE arresting him? And why won't the Baltimore Sun name his pizza shop in their article on the 2 students? Attention, reporters: It's Safa Pizza a/k/a Safa's Pizza.

Above, Debbie Schlussel asks on her site why the Immigration people aren't arresting the owner of Safa Pizza. For this pizza place was also implicated in the October 2005 Baltimore bridge/tunnel terrorist threat.

Point to note:
Safa: "a mound near the Ka'bah that is referred to in the Quran as one of the symbols of Allah. It is in conjunction with Marwah."

If it had been one Egyptian that went missing, hey maybe even two, well I could accept that a couple went off on an American lark instead of showing up for their dreary Montana classes. But eleven of them?

Putting together the fact that the federal authorities seem to be downplaying these missing Egyptians as naught but a burst of American curiosity by foreign visitors as well as the confusion from that strange Baltimore episode, I think that there is a big investigation into these odd Egyptian businesses and their connections to terrorism.

From Foxnews:
Missing EgyptiansWASHINGTON (AP) - Immigration officials have now picked up all but two of the eleven Egyptian exchange students who came to the U-S for a summer course in Montana but never showed up for classes.

More Terror Plots

These people really want to kill us all so let me state it now, clean, unfettered and organized. As to the identity of "these people", well we can start with the Islamofacists. These would be the nut cases in Islamic society, and all societies have nut cases. These would be the children brainwashed in the maddresses of the world to hate Jews and infidels and to kill them all. These would be the criminals and crazies who take note of all this virtually socially endorsed forms of murder and mayhem and decide to join the army against the world of civilized societies that has so vilified them.

As for the billions of more ordinary Muslim types, well I'll not indict them all. They are a people who have been dominated by an oppressive religion instead of lawfully elected governments. Oil rich thugs and thieves don't want to lose their power and it's a history rife with violence.

Point the finger of their suffering and poverty to Israel and the infidels, that's the ticket.

Along the way, well there's always someone or another willing to join in on mass murder. We've got plenty of such misfits here in the U.S.A. and add the misfits in the rest of the planet and the misfits specifically groomed to commit mass mayhem and murder and hey, get a clue. It's what happens when a country has no government save some unelected thug or heir to sons of camels that have no more right to oil wealth than the citizenry.

Do NOT believe the cowards who say these are not serious threats, just a bunch of homegrown nutjobs. Homegrown nutjobs can cause a lot of damage. Homegrown nutjobs can get money from more organized nutjobs who don't like the threat the U.S.A. makes to their oil-enriched power. Homegrown nutjobs can kill you as good as Osama himself.

From the
The suicide bombers allegedly intended to carry out three "phased" attacks on nine or 10 jets over a period of several months. The plan, it is understood, was to blow up the aircraft over the sea so that investigators would be unable to discover how the explosive - possibly a peroxide-based liquid explosive - was taken through the airport security without being detected.

Below, the names of those arrested so far for involvement in the plan to blow up airplanes across the planet. Heh.

From Hot
Umir Hussain, 24, London E14
Muhammed Usman Saddique, 24, London E17
Waheed Zaman, 22, London E17
Assan Abdullah Khan, 22, London E17
Waseem Kayani, 28, High Wycombe
Waheed Arafat Khan, 24, London E17
Cossor Ali, 24, London E17
Tayib Rauf, 21, Birmingham
Ibrahim Savant, 26, London E17
Osman Adam Khatib, 20, London E17
Shamin Mohammed Uddin, 36, Stoke Newington
Amin Asmin Tariq, 23, London E17
Shazad Khuram Ali, 27, High Wycombe
Tanvir Hussain, 24, London E10
Umar Islam, 28, (born Brian Young) High Wycombe
Assad Sarwar, 25, High Wycombe
Abdullah Ali, 26, London E17
Abdul Muneem Patel, 17, London E5
Nabeel Hussain, 21, Waltham

Mike Wallace and the Lovely Ahmadinejad

There's been much ranting about has-been Mike Wallace's interview with Iran kookoid, Mahmoud Adhmadinejad. Many pundits have excoriated Wallace for conducting this interview with what is considered by many an enemy of America.

After some consideration, I think that it's not a bad thing to talk to dictators, thieves, thugs and sons of camels. They are certainly newsmakers, in a fashion, and it could be effectively argued that getting into their minds could be helpful. While I disdain what Lamestream journalism has become, trust me, if Adhmadinejad phoned me up and offered an interview with him for my Blog I'd be right on it. Warning here not to hold one's breath for such a thing but just saying.

In fact, the damned Dan Rather himself conducted an interview with lovely Saddam before the Iraq invasion. I thought such an interview was okay. In other words I don't take a position that nasty people should be avoided by journalists just because they are nasty people. Something can be learned from nasty people, at least as I see it.

Mike Wallace is a man I despise. HERE is a book review I did on his self-important, nothing of a book just to keep the record straight.

Below, From, is a list of questions one Powerline readers thought Wallace should have asked Adhmadinejad. Had I a chance to interview Mahmoud, I would have asked the same questions.

For it's not the act of interviewing nasty people that is a heinous thing, as the handsome pundits assert. It's the lovefests that too often occur when the bedazzled interviewers forget to ask the hard questions.

  • Do you believe in the return of the Hidden Imam, and what does his return mean for the world?

  • Would Osama Bin Laden be a welcome guest in your country?

  • Should Muslims living in Western nations be allowed to apply sharia law within their communities, or must they follow the laws of their country?

  • Do you believe that western countries in regions once occupied by Muslims, Spain for example, should be returned to "the House of Islam"?

  • You say you love all people. What would your reaction be if one of your daughters married a Jew?

  • What would be the proper punishment for anyone who drew a cartoon of the prophet Mohammed?

  • Are Sunni Muslims pure Muslims or do they practise a bastardized version of Islam?

  • Will the United States of America exist in 10 years time?

  • Do you think that the United States has a legitimate bone to pick with you in connection with your leadership of the student group that took 66 Americans hostage in the American embassy in Tehran in 1979?

  • Anderson Cooper Fesses Up

    Here's some arrogance. The Senior Vice President of the Associated Press declares, with a sniff at us silly peons, that "you can't get participate in the kind of (staging) experience that is being described".

    Well hell's bells. Slap my hands, paint me green and call me a monkey. How dare I deign to think that the vaunted AP journalists, not to mention those pros at Reuters, would have photographers involved with such as staging and other dishonest and misleading shenanigans. Even though recently Reuters had to fire one honest Islamofacist photographer stringer and purge all his pictures from the database for such as staging, still....The Senior VP of AP declares it just isn't so.

    From the American
    Kathleen Carroll, senior Vice President of AP: "I also know from 30 years of experience in this business that you can't get competitive journalists [note that she doesn't limit herself to AP photographers] to participate in the kind of (staging) experience that is being described."

    Below, fromThe Corner, Anderson Cooper gives us this little tidbit:
    They had six ambulances lined up in a row and said, OK, you know, they brought reporters there, they said you can talk to the ambulance drives. And then one by one, they told the ambulances to turn on their sirens and to zoom off, and people taking that picture would be reporting, I guess, the idea that these ambulances were zooming off to treat civilian casualties, when in fact, these ambulances were literally going back and forth down the street just for people to take pictures of them.

    Go with me here, ambulances driving back and forth down the street is exactly the sort of staging AP denies reputable journalists such as their own fine journalists, would get involved with. Yet as Cooper describes above, heh, who were all those reporters summoned by Hezbollah to see these busy ambulances? Wonder if any of them worked for the AP?

    The Bible on Reuters Photo Fraud

    Thank the Blogosphere, specifically finding that little joke of a photo pawned off on us idiots out here in la-la land. At the above linked site, there is definitive proof, documented, categorized, bended, folded, and stapled into one neat little web site.

    Please do visit this site and check out the well-organized documentation on such as the infamous "green helmet guy" and the paid actress in a burqa who lost two houses, blown up by the Israelis of course, in one week.

    One item on the site linked above did intrigue me. The Blogger listed some possible reasons for why Reuters and the big Lamestream Liars are regularly so fooled by these devious but clever Islamofacist photographers. The Blogger suggests that perhaps the media outlets are actually afraid for their lives if they don't report events as the enemy wants them reported.

    I began to wonder.

    No, I don't believe that fat executive at Reuters is afraid for his life when he knowingly publishes lies that he (or she...whoever) knows are lies. I DO believe, however, that these media outlets might well be afraid for the life of their Lamestream media company. For without photographs or reports from behind the enemy line than, well there's no "news" to report, using that term loosely.

    It may be hard for Americans to believe but sometimes people lie. They often lie to save their own skin or the lifestyle for which they have become quite accustomed. The problem with the Lamestream media is that they have ridden this lying horse a little too long and have become immune to the lies they help perpetuate. It's citizen journalists that are finding all this stuff. Citizen journalists who are a recent phenomena. Would Dan Rather's "fake but accurate" little bit of forgery ever have been discovered were it not for the Blogosphere?

    This is not an unimportant matter here. For about forever that godforsaken so-called country of Palestine has been staging photos, all dutifully reported as truth by the Lamestream. I will never forget that video, taken by Israel not un-coincidentally, of a supposedly dead Palestinian being carried on a stretcher. The Palestinian allegedly died from an attack by Israel on a known bomb-making factory. Only the fellows carrying the stretcher accidentally dropped it and lo and behold, the dead man on it immediately jumped up and ran off with the sudden fall. All on video-tape. This was back in the mid-90's as I recall. With the Blogosphere now in full force, these sorts of incidents are immediately caught.

    The thugs, thieves and sons of camels now running many of those Mideast countries use propaganda to control their restless, under-employed populace. Part of this process is to manipulate the news to keep Israel, and the U.S. of A., in front of the citizenry as the culprit for their despair and misery. They have learned how to use our own Lamestream media for their propaganda purposes and go with me here, this is NOT the job of alleged journalists. Journalists are supposed to report the news, boom, as it happens and, go with me again, TRUTHFULLY.

    Hey, threaten the fat execs with loss of their cushy jobs for want of inside "news" and, well think about it. They go along with the joke is what I'm saying here.

    Photoshopping example of Reuters

    Mahmoud's a Blogger!

    Yes I tried to access his site. But it seems I could not and I do not know if the traffic was too high or if the site was just plain down.

    I speak of the Blog of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. Who'd have thunk the guy is a Blogger?

    Little known is the fact that Iran has a major censorship program in terms of television, movies, books and newspapers. Can't have the populace reading about freedom and such. Mahmoud is no stranger to kind public relations. He came off as a bang up guy during his interview with Mike Wallace.

    So far, Mahmoud's Blog entries include flattering depictions of his own fine self as a struggling son of a blacksmith who took his university entrance exam even though he had a major nosebleed.

    A kinder and gentler world is all Mahmoud wants. So why doesn't he allow the populace he represents to have a REAL vote on who they want as Iran's leader?

    From the BBC:
    The launch of was reported on state TV, which urged users to send in messages to the president.

    Mr Ahmadinejad's first posting, entitled autobiography, tells of his childhood, Iran's Islamic revolution, and the country's war with Iraq.

    It Takes Time to Get Dead People to the Polls

    Gotta love my home state of Merryland. Its legislators regularly pass legislation whether it's legal or not.

    That Wal-Mart bill is one example, this one too struck down on the first judicial test. I speak specifically of the Merryland "law" that employers in Merryland with more than ten thousand employees MUST provide a certain amount of health care benefits to employees or face a hefty tax to the state of Merryland. That law was struck down and now the law passed by these intelligent lawmakers allowing voters an entire week to vote has too been judicially pooh-poohed.

    From the quote here from the Baltimore Sun, the Merryland constitution stipulates that the Merryland constitution must vote in "their local election districts on a specific day, the Tuesday after the first Monday in November". Now I know I'm not as smart as these Merryland legislators, but this restriction on when to vote as delineated in the Merryland constitution seems pretty clear to me. What part of "the Tuesday after the first Monday in November" don't they understand?

    Instead, well it takes some time to gather dead voters, recruit absentee voters who have never lived in Merryland and hey, monitor the results as coming in for that week the legislators give Merryland voters to do the deed, and adjust all tactics to get the winner they want.

    Election days were always one of my favorite days in my Merryland childhood. My Dad was an officer in the local Carpenter's union and on election day, many union guys gathered at all Baltimore voting polls right at closing time. The Electrician's union could take some tool or another and zap those more primitive voting machines and boom, results go up or down as required.

    These voting machines had those little lever things that required the voter to push them down to vote for their choice. Once all the levers were where the voter wanted them, a big lever on the side of the booth was pulled. The votes were then registered and stored in the machine's counter and the curtain opened for the voter to exit.

    It was small matter for the big Baltimore unions to fix these machines to deliver the outcome the Democrats who controlled that city really wanted. No mind what the silly voters wanted.

    I suppose the more modern voting machines of today aren't quite so easy to "adjust" as it were. Thus we must have more time to fix the election to the required outcome.

    Does anybody really think Americans, from any state in the union, really need an entire week to vote? Don't give me that nonsense about absentee ballots, crippled voters or any other stupid reason to justify vote fixing. If someone wants to get to a poll to vote in this country, and can't for any reason, come election day such as the League of Women Voters or even each political party, rents buses and all manner of transportation to get the people to the polls.

    I am so very glad I don't live in that corrupt state anymore, no offense to yon Merrylanders who still might be trapped. What could be absolutely worse than living somewhere where your precious vote means nothing?

    Kind of like living in Iran or under the rule of the House of Saud.

    An Anne Arundel County Circuit Court judge ruled today that the General Assembly's plan to allow voters to cast ballots in the week before election day is unconstitutional, a ruling that could have profound implications for this year's election.

    Anne Arundel County Circuit Judge Robert A. Silkworth ruled that the General Assembly's action violated the clear language of the Maryland Constitution, which says citizens may vote in their local election districts on a specific day, the Tuesday after the first Monday in November.

    "Maryland can adopt early voting if it wants by a constitutional amendment," said Albert Figinski, an attorney for the plaintiffs in the case. "What it can't do, in my view and apparently the judge's view, is to do it by legislation."

    There's Still Time to Enter Your Holocaust Cartoon

    TEHRAN (AFP) - An international contest of cartoons on the Holocaust opened in Tehran in response to the publication in Western papers last September of caricatures of the Prophet Mohammed.

    "We staged this fair to explore the limits of freedom Westerners believe in," Masoud Shojai, head of the country's "Iran Cartoon" association and the fair organizer, said.

    "They can freely write anything they like about our prophet, but if one raises doubts about the Holocaust he is either fined or sent to prison," he added.

    Does anybody know anyone, at least here in the U.S. of A., who has been sent to jail or fined for writing or creating a cartoon about the Holocaust?

    We do have, here in America, a healthy contingent of Compassion Police but these are mostly liberals and they really have no authority. Thus a Blogger such as myself might create a happening mockery of the Holocaust like the one some cartoonist did of the mighty Mohammad. The Compassion Police, this time perhaps rightly so, might condemn me and point their politically-correct fingers at me for my insensitivity, they might even succeed in shaming me to removing my thoughtlessness. But would anybody put me in jail?

    I say hurray for the cleverness of the Muslim poohbahs who came up with this plan. Because I say to these nuts who riot over cartoons, and go with me here, YOU WILL NOT SEE AMERICANS OR ISRAELIS FOR THAT MATTER OUT RIOTING LIKE KOOKOIDS OVER HOLOCAUST CARTOONS.

    There. Got that off my chest. Which, by me, makes this entire notion by the Islamofacists to run their own cartoon contest which should, by their logic, offend "westerners" so mightily that they might...well what might we do?

    We've had crucifixes dipped in urine and all manner of religious icons mocked and treated shabbily. We might use the podium of public debate to question such crudeness but again...WE WON'T GO OUT AND FREAKING RIOT!

    I think this notion is only going to make the goofy Islamofacists look even stupider.

    But hey, there's still time for yon readers to enter the contest.

    Speaking of Religious Icons

    Here's a picture of Mohammad in bacon grease. For sale on Ebay!

    Mohammed painted in bacon grease

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