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Cnn (www.cnn.com) has published the transcript of the sentencing of the attempted mass murderer "shoe bomber" who tried to kill everyone on a plane in December 2001.
On the December 22, 2001 flight from Paris to Miami, British citizen Richard Reid attempted light a fuse connected to plastic explosives in his shoe. He was subdued and restrained by passengers on that flight and taken into custody. Faced with eight charges, Reid surprised federal prosecutors by pleading guilt to all charges.
During his sentencing hearing on January 30, 200, Reid claimed to be a member of the al-Qaida terrorist network, admitted allegiance to Osama Bin Laden, Islam and Allah, and declared himself an enemy of the United States.
In response, Judge William Young of the U.S. District Court. delivered the following speech:
On counts 1, 5 and 6 the Court sentences you to life in prison in the custody of the United States Attorney General. On counts 2, 3, 4 and 7, the Court sentences you to 20 years in prison on each count, the sentence on each count to run consecutive one with the other. That's 80 years.
Yes, we will hunt down the mass murderers of Al-Qaeda, the Palestinian Islamic Jihad and other Muslim terrorists. One by one.
Read the rest below, it's amazing stuff.
The Jerusalem Post (www.jpost.com) reports that a Palestinian homicide bomber from the terrorist group Hamas has murdered one Israeli and wounded three:
Border Police Cpl. Kfir Ohayon, 20, of Eilat was killed and two other border policemen and a civilian security guard were wounded when a Palestinian worker wearing a belt of explosives blew himself up at the Erez industrial zone Saturday afternoon.
For more information on Hamas and other Palestinian terrorist organizations, click here. For a list of homicide bombings that have claimed the lives of hundreds of Israeli women and children, click here.
I copy the full article below.
The Dissident Frogman reports that Villepin, the French Minister of Foreign Affairs, has declared that
Apparently, Oily de Villepin received several "Atlantists" representatives (Atlantists being this small handful of pro American French congressmen - yep, I didn't know they existed either) at the Quay d'Orsay last week to
You then wonder why French synagogues mysteriously go up in flames. I copy the original article (in French) below.
Jacob R. was yesterday at the Jerusalem Arts and Crafts Fair and he took 132 pictures - for those that won't be visiting Jerusalem this week, you can check it out online thanks to Jacob.
One of the many attractions at
the Jerusalem Arts and Crafts Fair
Over the past weeks, the downtown area of Jerusalem has been filled with people enjoying many outdoor shows and fairs. It is wonderful to see the center of Jerusalem returning to a festive atmosphere.
It is good to realize sometimes that life does go on in Israel without Palestinian murderers disrupting it. Make sure you check out the pictures, they are great.
The Jerusalem Post (www.jpost.com) has a good article by Bret Stephens who has witnessed a more pro-Israeli stand in the media.
Suddenly, a wave of charitable coverage of Israel.
I copy the full article below.
Pretty much everyday I receive one or more vicious emails full of hate against me, Israel, the Jews, America, etc…
The overwhelming majority of these emails come from two groups:
1) Arab Muslims who support Hamas, the Palestinian Islamic Jihad, Arafat’s Al-Aksa brigades and any other freak Muslim terrorist group whose stated goal is to murder women and children. For a list of homicide bombings these bastards openly support click here.
2) A Western leftist from France, Germany, England or the United States who support the above excuses for human beings and who have simply become the fascists of the 21st century. Their stated goal is also to destroy Israel and they support the Palestinians, regardless of their actions, even if they are terrorists from Hamas or the Islamic Jihad. May this “Flower Power” choke in its own vomit.
In any case, there’s one idiot who has been sending me messages almost daily. His email address is email@example.com and here’s a sample taste of his racism and hate:
I say this before you American , Pissreal , Zionist cowards ....Islam will be the victor . You piggish cowards can't hurt Muslims , Muslims will unite and destroy you ---you filthy animals that belong in cages . America and its allies will be put down as the dogs they are ... Prepare to beg in at the feet of your master Allah you Jewish slaves . By the will of all might lord Allah all Jews , Pissrealis, and Americans will be killed , and sent to hell where those filthy whores belong Insha-Allah . Prepare ..prepare to beg like the dogs you American , Pissreal , Non Muslim cowards are..Hide behind you cowardly gay armies , death to USA ,and Isreal . A day will come when you pathetic Non Muslim cowards will be begging on your knees Allah Howa Akbar Muslims will unite and make you dig your own graves and shoot you in front of your own young ..By the will of all might God Allah You Jewish Zionist American Pissreal Non Muslim cowards will be begging like the filthy whores and dogs you pigs are...
I traced back the message to the IP address 184.108.40.206 which is an ISP in New York. This racist Muslim supporter of terrorism is living in New York!
I copy the rest of his delusional nonsense below.
The Jerusalem Post (www.jpost.com) has reported that Israel's parliament, the "Knesset", has decided to remove the nation's troops and settlements from some Palestinian areas, including the Gaza strip and the northern West Bank:
Israel's Knesset voted Tuesday night to approve Prime Minister Ariel Sharon's plan to unilaterally disengage from the Gaza Strip and northern West Bank.
Yasser Arafat, the Palestinian excuse for a leader, has rejected peace with Israel and turned to the deliberate murder of women and children in October 2000 (click here for details). The Palestinians have rejected a state of their own twice, once in 1948 and once in 2000, click here for more details.
The disengagement plan from the mass murdering bastards from the Palestinian Islamic Jihad and Hamas is not a result of peace between Israelis and Palestinians, but is a unilateral decision made by Israel which is properly executing what it thinks is best.
On the one hand, many Palestinians have made it clear that their only goal is to destroy Israel and murder every Israeli man, women and child; it would make therefore sense to fight the Palestinian mass murderers where it hurts them most: in their cities and towns. On the other hand, deploying Israeli troops in the Palestinian areas costs us lives, money and is a huge effort on reserve soldiers.
Since Israel is a Western Democracy (click here for details), the plan to remove the troops from the Palestinian areas will have to pass a national referendum, where every Israeli, including one million Israeli Arab Muslims, will have the right to vote.
I copy the full article below.
After the Iraqi prisoner abuse scandal, Dr. Mike S. Adams, a professor of criminology at the University of North Carolina Wilmington, published an apology to the Arab World. He makes many good points, here are some excerpts:
Dr. Adams makes many additional good points - see the full list below.
The Los Angeles Independent (www.laindependent.com) reports that a pack of anti-Semitic bastards kicked and beat up 2 people in Los Angeles, California. These braindead morons did this while screaming "Kill the Jews!":
Two Jewish patrons of Good Bar, a nightspot already under fire for poor security and numerous criminal incidents, were assaulted near the club early Sunday morning by 10 to 15 men in what officials at the West Hollywood Sheriff's Station are calling a hate crime.
The hostility and violence against Jews seems not to be omni-present in California. But that is simply because most of us don't have any external signs of being Jewish - if I was a religious Jew and wore a kippa, I am convinced some bleeding-brain leftists and Islamic fanatics would not hesitate in attacking me.
I copy the full article below - don't expect to find it in the Los Angeles Times nor the San Francisco Chronicle.
I just found this article by Binyamin Netanyahu, Israel's ex-Prime Minister, on the root cause of Palestinian terrorism and hate - nice going Bibi!
The Root cause of Terrorism is Totalitarianism
by Binyamin Netanyahu
It's not the deprivation of rights; it's totalitarianism.
Do not be fooled by the apologists of terror.
Here's a cartoon that properly shows what happens when you use one of the 10-miles-per-gallon SUVs:
Americans and Westerners that use gas
guzzler SUVs directly contribute to the
funding of Islamic terrorists
I recently purchased the Toyota Prius, a hybrid car - the regular engine in combination with the electric motor allows me to get over 50 miles per gallon (for more information on the Toyota Prius click here).
It is extremely important that we do our best to stop financing the corrupt, racist and fascist regimes of Saudi Arabia, Iraq and other Arab/Muslim oil barons. The excellent website www.boycott-middle-east-oil.com has many articles that show how Saudi Arabia plays the double game: on the one hand it says it's our "friend", while on the other it deliberately finances Islamic fascists such as Al-Qaeda/Bin Laden, and the Palestinian Islamic Jihad. Furthermore, Saudi Arabia completely ignores human, gay and women rights through its implementation of Shaariah (Islamic Law). Here some examples:
Saudis Made $200M Deal with Bin Laden!
There are many other examples. The bottom line is that we can make a difference. We can:
1) Reduce our consumption of oil by using a hybrid car, such as the Toyota Prius.
2) Stop our consumption of oil that comes from Saudi Arabia, Iraq and other fascist Islamic regimes.
I quote from www.boycott-middle-east-oil.com:
The power of the American public is stronger than ever. Even if these preferred stations are .04 cents more/gallon, you are only paying an extra dollar per fill-up. Just a small price to pay to hurt the pocket books of the terrorists.
Imagine now that instead of 10,000 Americans we have 100,000,000 Americans that use hybrid cars and don't buy oil from Saudi Arabia/Iraqi sources. In this case we would not be sending $100,400,000,000 (over 100 BILLION dollars) to the regimes that support Islamic terrorism PER YEAR!
I copy below the list of preferred gas stations: those that don't help Saudia Arabia finance Bin Laden and the Palestinian Islamic Jihad. Here in the San Francisco Bay Area I have stopped filling up at Shell, Exxon and Chevron.
I now only fill up at "Union 76". Please take a minute to check the list below and stop buying oil from Saudi Arabia and Iraq: you'll be helping our efforts on the war on Islamic Terrorism.
The Jerusalem Post (www.jpost.com) reports that the Israeli soccer team Maccabi Haifa has beaten the Austrian team Graz to reach the European Champions League final stages.
Israeli players celebrate after
beating Graz, the Austrian team
The result of Wednesday night's game completed a 5-3 aggregate victory for Haifa. The hot-tempered match of six goals and three sendings off, turned a dream into reality, and will set a new benchmark for Israeli clubs.
Israel should normally play against its neighbors Syria, Lebanon and Iraq, but unfortunately the Middle East Islamic countries reject the Jewish State. Therefore Israel is considered part of Europe (for sports purposes) and plays all of its games, including qualifying tournaments for participation in the World Cup, against European teams.
This is the first time an Israeli team has ever reached the European Champions League final stage.
I copy the full article below.
The New York Review of Books (www.nybooks.com) just published an interview with Ehud Barak, who was Israel's Prime Minister at the Camp David Peace talks in October 2000 (see the history page for more details).
It is now clear that Palestinians are not interested in peace but have clearly chosen terrorism and the anihilation of the State of Israel as their ultimate goal.
After being offered 95% of the West Bank and Gaza (see maps), half of Jerusalem and an independent state of their own, Arafat and the Palestinians refused and didn't even present a counter offer.
After Deborah Sontag from the NY Times published a revisionist article blaming Israel and the US for the failed Camp David peace talks, here's what President Clinton told Barak:
What the hell is this? Why is she turning the mistakes we [i.e., the US and Israel] made into the essence? The true story of Camp David was that for the first time in the history of the conflict the American president put on the table a proposal, based on UN Security Council resolutions 242 and 338, very close to the Palestinian demands, and Arafat refused even to accept it as a basis for negotiations, walked out of the room, and deliberately turned to terrorism. That's the real story—all the rest is gossip.
Here are a few more excerpts:
Arafat said "No." Clinton, enraged, banged on the table and said: "You are leading your people and the region to a catastrophe." A formal Palestinian rejection of the proposals reached the Americans the next day. The summit sputtered on for a few days more but to all intents and purposes it was over.
What they [Arafat and his colleagues] want is a Palestinian state in all of Palestine. What we see as self-evident, [the need for] two states for two peoples, they reject. Israel is too strong at the moment to defeat, so they formally recognize it.
Repeatedly during our prolonged interview, conducted in his office in a Tel Aviv skyscraper, Barak shook his head—in bewilderment and sadness— at what he regards as Palestinian, and especially Arafat's, mendacity:
You might also want to read an interview with Shlomo Ben-Ami who was Israel's Foreign Minister at the time - check it out here.
I copy the full interview with Ehud Barak below.
The United States and Israel are very distrustful of the new UN International Criminal Court. You can see Israel's reasons here.
In a shocking development, FactsOfIsrael.com has learned that Frodo Baggins from "The Lords of the Ring" has been charged with war crimes - the accusation is brought by Sauron the Dark Lord:
Frodo Baggins of Bagshot Row, Hobbiton, The Shire, Middle Earth, has been called before the International Criminal Court to answer charges of war crimes brought by Sauron the Dark Lord and Saruman the White in a joint filing. [...]
I copy the full article below.
Charles Krauthammer has a great article on townhall.com on why it's good for Israel to move out of of the Gaza Strip:
[...] Nonetheless, unilateralism is both correct and necessary. Israel has no peace partner -- Mahmoud Abbas has nothing to offer and has offered nothing -- and in the absence of a partner, there is only one logical policy: rationalize your defensive lines and prepare for a long wait.
I copy the full article below; for more information on Israel's moving out of the Gaza Strip, click here. Found this article on the excellent LGF.
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