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Greg Sargent: “Here’s another sign that some folks may be getting mighty nervous about the Dem drives to recall Wisconsin GOP state senators: I’m told that a major national Republican polling firm is in the field in the state testing some hard-core anti-union messages, including ones about how pro-union forces targeted a GOP state senator with death threats. It’s another sign that the Wisconsin standoff has escalated further into a protracted, high-stakes national war.”

“The poll amounts to a fairly standard testing of negative messages — but the harshness of the anti-union messages being tested suggests that some of the GOP senators and their defenders may know they’ve got an extraordinarily tough fight on their hands.”
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The apparently fake "God Is So Good" YouTube video celebrating the Japanese earthquake was tasteless enough. But it’s nothing compared to the hoax text messages spreading panic accross Asia: 

The hoax text messages and emails, warning people to shelter from
dangerous radioactive material, were reported to have spread as far
afield as India.

Thought to have originated in the Philippines
and purporting to be a BBC newsflash, the messages urge people to stay
inside and swab their thyroid glands with iodine solution to guard
against radiation sickness.[...]

South Korean authorities urged calm after bogus alerts swept the
country’s social media networks and vowed to track down and punish
those responsible under social unrest laws allowing a maximum one-year
prison sentence.

Manila also threatened tough action over the
hoax texts, which prompted some panicked schools to shut their doors,
despite being about 2,800 kilometres (1,700 miles) away from the
Fukushima plant.

Seems like a pretty horrific way to get your lulz. 

In a move that seems guaranteed to increase, rather than decrease, public alarm, the Chinese government has also added "nuclear leak" to the list of search terms banned on the popular Sina microblogging site. 

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On Sunday I mapped out a series of brief posts about the new paperback edition of Surviving Hell: A POW’s Journey, by Medal of Honor recipient and Minnesota native Leo Thorsness. The paperback edition includes a new introduction that I contributed to the book, and I therefore hope it is at least as successful in paperback as it was in hardcover.

March 15 was the scheduled publication date of the paperback edition, but Amazon was indicating yesterday that the book was only available for pre-order. I contacted Encounter Books publicist Lauren Miklos to ask for a clarification. Lauren advised me that an unexpected delay at the printer has set the publication date back to April 19.

When I started writing about the paperback edition on Sunday, it was ranked north of 600.000 in Amazon’s ratings for Books. Since I started writing about it this week, it has risen as high as 1,500 in Books and number 1 in books about Vietnam and the Vietnam War. It is at the moment ranked 3,252 in Books and number 3 in books about Vietnam and the Vietnam War. I believe this is almost entirely attributable to Power Line readers, whom I sincerely thank for their interest in the book while apologizing for the misfire on the publication date.

As a famous general once said, I shall return! I shall return next month to finish up my series of short posts on the book and ask you to consider purchasing it.




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On Sunday I mapped out a series of brief posts about the new paperback edition of Surviving Hell: A POW’s Journey, by Medal of Honor recipient and Minnesota native Leo Thorsness. The paperback edition includes a new introduction that I contributed to the book, and I therefore hope it is at least as successful in paperback as it was in hardcover.

March 15 was the scheduled publication date of the paperback edition, but Amazon was indicating yesterday that the book was only available for pre-order. I contacted Encounter Books publicist Lauren Miklos to ask for a clarification. Lauren advised me that an unexpected delay at the printer has set the publication date back to April 19.

When I started writing about the paperback edition on Sunday, it was ranked north of 600.000 in Amazon’s ratings for Books. Since I started writing about it this week, it has risen as high as 1,500 in Books and number 1 in books about Vietnam and the Vietnam War. It is at the moment ranked 3,252 in Books and number 3 in books about Vietnam and the Vietnam War. I believe this is almost entirely attributable to Power Line readers, whom I sincerely thank for their interest in the book while apologizing for the misfire on the publication date.

As a famous general once said, I shall return! I shall return next month to finish up my series of short posts on the book and ask you to consider purchasing it.




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surviving.jpg

On Sunday I mapped out a series of brief posts about the new paperback edition of Surviving Hell: A POW’s Journey, by Medal of Honor recipient and Minnesota native Leo Thorsness. The paperback edition includes a new introduction that I contributed to the book, and I therefore hope it is at least as successful in paperback as it was in hardcover.

March 15 was the scheduled publication date of the paperback edition, but Amazon was indicating yesterday that the book was only available for pre-order. I contacted Encounter Books publicist Lauren Miklos to ask for a clarification. Lauren advised me that an unexpected delay at the printer has set the publication date back to April 19.

When I started writing about the paperback edition on Sunday, it was ranked north of 600.000 in Amazon’s ratings for Books. Since I started writing about it this week, it has risen as high as 1,500 in Books and number 1 in books about Vietnam and the Vietnam War. It is at the moment ranked 3,252 in Books and number 3 in books about Vietnam and the Vietnam War. I believe this is almost entirely attributable to Power Line readers, whom I sincerely thank for their interest in the book while apologizing for the misfire on the publication date.

As a famous general once said, I shall return! I shall return next month to finish up my series of short posts on the book and ask you to consider purchasing it.




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Michelle Malkin’s Cousin Marizela is still missing, please read the below and get acquainted with Marizela … if you have any information that can help return Marizela to her loving family please call the SPD Missing Persons Bureau ASAP. The number there is 206-684-5582

 Crossposted from Michelle Malkin.com

Searching for Marizela: New videos, message from her parents & an army of volunteers

We spent the weekend on the ground in Seattle, looking for any signs of our missing 18-year-old University of Washington student Marizela Perez.

Family, friends, supporters, student and church volunteers, Facebook users, blog readers, and kind strangers met us on Saturday in the parking lot at the Safeway in the University District where Marizela was last seen. Family members continued the search on Sunday. We spread out and canvassed Ravenna Park, Cowen Park, the Arboretum, the University District, Chinatown, Green Lake, Rainier Beach/Rainier Valley, and the UW Bothell campus.

Nothing.

Family members were on the ground again today in the city. We continue to ask for the public’s help in providing any information possible about Marizela’s whereabouts. The Seattle Police Department continues to investigate. The King County Search and Rescue division has been alerted, but cannot launch an official search mission until law enforcement receives more information and leads on where Marizela went after she left the Safeway.

If any public transportation workers or cab drivers came into contact with Marizela on the afternoon of Sat. March 5, we need you to contact SPD Missing Persons Bureau ASAP. The number there is 206-684-5582.
If any Seattle-area hikers or joggers recognize her face, we need you to contact SPD Missing Persons Bureau ASAP. The number there is 206-684-5582. 

If anyone noticed her after she walked north out of the Safeway on Brooklyn Avenue carrying a green Starbucks mug, a Safeway shopping bag, and a denim drawstring bag on her back, we need you to contact SPD Missing Persons Bureau ASAP. The number there is 206-684-5582.

Last week, the family released screen caps from Safeway surveillance video showing Marizela. Today, the family is releasing video clips of her exiting the check stand and store in hopes of jogging someone’s memory and gathering more clues about her location.

The videos are on YouTube and can be embedded and shared. Please watch and distribute widely:

In this clip, she appears at :18 exiting the store, walking north:

In this clip, she appears at :52 exiting the store, walking north.

Marizela’s parents are also issuing a public statement along with the videos:

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
STATEMENT FROM EDGAR AND JASMIN PEREZ
PARENTS OF MISSING UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON STUDENT
MARIZELA PEREZ

Seattle, Wash.
March 12, 2011

Contact: Edgar Perez, 609 – 646 – 0905

First, we would like to extend our deepest thanks to all of the citizens in Seattle and across the country who have spread the word about our daughter’s disappearance on Saturday, March 5, in the University District.

We would like to thank Seattle law enforcement and the University of Washington staff, students, administration, and campus police for their ongoing support and assistance at this difficult time.

And we would like to thank all the local media outlets that have covered Marizela’s case with vigilance, compassion and sensitivity.

We remain hopeful and we will not rest until we find Marizela. 

As the police investigation continues, we are releasing today video clips of surveillance video from the University District Safeway on 4732 Brooklyn Ave NE Seattle where Marizela was last seen on Saturday, March 5.

She was wearing a dark jacket with hood over a light-colored sweater with hood, denim jeans, light brown suede laced boots, possibly wearing green eye contacts, carrying a denim drawstring backpack with rainbow butterfly screen print.

We are asking for anyone who may have seen Marizela after she exited the Safeway sometime in the 2pm hour on Saturday, March 5, to please contact SPD immediately.

As our family has mentioned in flyers all week, Marizela is taking anti-depressants. We are concerned about Marizela’s safety, health, and well-being. She is in a vulnerable state of mind and it is urgent that we find her and bring her home safely as soon as possible.

This has been a heart-wrenching time for us and for all of Marizela’s friends, family, and supporters. We appreciate the public’s continued thoughts, prayers, and help in locating Marizela.

– Edgar and Jasmin Perez

Missing UW student Marizela Perez with her parents, Egg Harbor Township (EHT) High School (NJ) graduation 2010
***

Every set of eyes and ears, every pair of boots in the ground in Seattle, is a huge help for the family.
With Marizela’s Army of volunteers watching out for her, we hold on to hope and faith that she will be found and brought home soon.




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We spent the weekend on the ground in Seattle, looking for any signs of our missing 18-year-old University of Washington student Marizela Perez.

Family, friends, supporters, student and church volunteers, Facebook users, blog readers, and kind strangers met us on Saturday in the parking lot at the Safeway in the University District where Marizela was last seen. Family members continued the search on Sunday. We spread out and canvassed Ravenna Park, Cowen Park, the Arboretum, the University District, Chinatown, Green Lake, Rainier Beach/Rainier Valley, and the UW Bothell campus.

Nothing.

We continue to ask for the public’s help in providing any information possible about Marizela’s whereabouts. The Seattle Police Department continues to investigate. The King County Search and Rescue division has been alerted, but cannot launch an official search mission until law enforcement receives more information and leads on where Marizela went after she left the Safeway.

If any public transportation workers or cab drivers came into contact with Marizela on the afternoon of Sat. March 5, we need you to contact SPD Missing Persons Bureau ASAP. The number there is 206-684-5582.

If any Seattle-area hikers or joggers recognize her face, we need you to contact SPD Missing Persons Bureau ASAP. The number there is 206-684-5582.

If anyone noticed her after she walked north out of the Safeway on Brooklyn Avenue carrying a green Starbucks mug, a Safeway shopping bag, and a denim drawstring bag on her bag, we need you to contact SPD Missing Persons Bureau ASAP. The number there is 206-684-5582.

Last week, the family released screen caps from Safeway surveillance video showing Marizela. Today, the family is releasing video clips of her exiting the check stand and store in hopes of jogging someone’s memory and gathering more clues about her location.

The videos are on YouTube and can be embedded and shared. Please watch and distribute widely:

In this clip, she appears at :18 exiting the store, walking north:

In this clip, she appears at :52 exiting the store, walking north.

Marizela’s parents are also issuing a public statement along with the videos:

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

STATEMENT FROM EDGAR AND JASMIN PEREZ

PARENTS OF MISSING UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON STUDENT
MARIZELA PEREZ

Seattle, Wash.
March 12, 2011

Contact: Edgar Perez, 609 – 646 – 0905

First, we would like to extend our deepest thanks to all of the citizens in Seattle and across the country who have spread the word about our daughter’s disappearance on Saturday, March 5, in the University District.

We would like to thank Seattle law enforcement and the University of Washington staff, students, administration, and campus police for their ongoing support and assistance at this difficult time.

And we would like to thank all the local media outlets that have covered Marizela’s case with vigilance, compassion and sensitivity.

We remain hopeful and we will not rest until we find Marizela.

As the police investigation continues, we are releasing today video clips of surveillance video from the University District Safeway on 4732 Brooklyn Ave NE Seattle where Marizela was last seen on Saturday, March 5.

She was wearing a dark jacket with hood over a light-colored sweater with hood, denim jeans, light brown suede laced boots, possibly wearing green eye contacts, carrying a denim drawstring backpack with rainbow butterfly screen print.

We are asking for anyone who may have seen Marizela after she exited the Safeway sometime in the 2pm hour on Saturday, March 5, to please contact SPD immediately.

As our family has mentioned in flyers all week, Marizela is taking anti-depressants. We are concerned about Marizela’s safety, health, and well-being. She is in a vulnerable state of mind and it is urgent that we find her and bring her home safely as soon as possible.

This has been a heart-wrenching time for us and for all of Marizela’s friends, family, and supporters. We appreciate the public’s continued thoughts, prayers, and help in locating Marizela.

- Edgar and Jasmin Perez


Missing UW student Marizela Perez with her parents, Egg Harbor Township (EHT) High School (NJ) graduation 2010

***

Every set of eyes and ears, every pair of boots in the ground in Seattle, is a huge help for the family.

With Marizela’s Army of volunteers watching out for her, we hold on to hope and faith that she will be found and brought home soon.

Michelle Malkin

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Written by Afef Abrougui

This post is part of our Yemen Protests 2011 special coverage.

When protests first started in Yemen in January, President Ali Abdullah Saleh promised not to run for re-election in 2013 as an attempt to quiet angry protesters. However, this concession did not please anti-government protestors who have been asking for the immediate resignation of Ali-Abdullah Saleh and the fall of his 32-year regime. The government then turned to force, deploying thugs, live bullets, and possibly nerve gas to bring an end to a series of mass protests that have swept the country.

Afrah Nasser

Afrah Nasser

Yemeni blogger, Afrah Nasser, lives near the anti-government protest area in the capital Sana’a and has been uploading photos and posts calling for revolution. Nasser is also a journalist at the Yemen Observer Newspaper.

She received the following life-threatening message on Facebook on March 13 and decided to post it on her blog the next day, “so the entire world reads it“. The original message was in Arabic and she translated to English:

يبدوبان بانالكلام والتعامل معك بالطيب لا ينفع , رغم الجلسات التي تمت بينك وبين الــــ ؟؟؟؟!! كانت توحي بطيبه واحترام وذوق الطرف الاخر لكن مايتضح هو بانك لاترغبين بالعيش في امن وامان مع امك المسكينه التي تعبت وضحت من اجلكي انتي واختكي المغتربه ,قدمت كل التنازلات الشخصيه من اجل الحفاظ على ابنتيها الوحيدتان وتربيتهن وتعليمهن حتى اصبح كل من حولها يحسدونها على هذا الشي ,لكن يبدو بان المقوله المشهوره لاتريد ان تفارقكي(العرق دساس “نـ….. ر” ) اتمني بان تكون الاستاذه القديرة/ @#$ % هي قدوتكي في الحياه فلا تخالفيها واسمعي كل كلامها فهيا اعلم منكي بالتعامل مع الاخرين ولااضن بان هناك شخص اخر يعرف مصلحتك ويخاف عليكي اكثر من امك… كم اتمنى بان تكون هذة الام هي امي فسوف احاول اسعادها ولو بعمري …….

على العموم سيتم تجاهل كل الماضي ليس لاجل شي وانما لاجل تلك الام المسكينه المناظله التي لايتم مكافاتها بمثل هذة المكافه وهي حرمانها من احد افراد اسرتها بكل هذة السهوله مقابل طيشكي لانريد ان نفقدها كل تعب السنين الماضيه.

اتمنى بان رسالتي قد وصلت اليكي يابنت اليمن …..
اصحي اصحييييييييييييييييييييييييي فلا تكوني وامكي واختكي ضحيت طيشكي يامتعلمه

The Message received by Afrah Nasser, a Yemni Journalist.

It seems that peaceful discussion with you won’t work out. Even though the meetings you had with ???!!! that seemed nice and respectful and that the other party was kind to you, you see to keep on not wanting to live in peace and security with your poor mother who worked hard and scarified a lot for you and your sister’s sake; your sister who is abroad. Your mother did many personal sacrifices to provide decent education for you and your sister and make you decent educated people that every one envies her about. However, it seems the saying “ ……” applies to you. I wish that Mrs. @#$ % is your role model in life; so don’t disagree with her and listen to all her orders because she knows better than you do and knows better how to treat people than you do and I don’t think there is any other person knows what’s better for you than your mother. Gosh! I wish this lady to be my mother so I could whatever it takes to make her happy.

Anyways, the past will be forgotten, not for the sake of anything but only for the sake of your poor mother who fought a lot for you and you awarded her with this award; that’s to deprive her easily of one of her family member because of your irresponsibility and recklessness. We don’t want her to lose all what she earned for the past years.
I wish you receive my message…..

Wake up, waaaaaaaaaaake up! Don’t make your mother and your sister pay the price of your recklessness, you educated lady!

Afrah's followers on both twitter and her blog were shocked and they expressed their support and solidarity.
WomanfromYemen tweets:

@Afrahnasser oh my God!!!! they are trying to use fear tactics to scare you. we are with you to support you.

Muna (@ArabsUnite) tweets:

@Afrahnasser OMG. We are with u, supporting u hope u stay safe, strong and make sure u keep proof as @WomanfromYemen said..

Amal says:

من انتم؟؟ من انتم ؟ يا من تهددون حاملي الاخبار !
هذا هو الجبن بعينه .. ومن ارسل هذه الرسالة سيجر خيبته ورائة عندما يسقط الطاغية وسيسقط اعوانه تباعاً!!

يالي فاكر نفسك رجال وبترسل هذه الرسالة .. شوف الرجال الحقيقيين في ساحات التغير !

Who are you?? Who are you?? Threatening reporters!! This is cowardliness… And the one who sent this message will be extremely disappointed when the dictator and his followers fall… You think you're a man for sending a message like this.. The real men are at Al-Taghyeer square

Mohammed Al_Shaheri posted this comment on Afrah's blog:

الشعب كله مهدد لكن والله لن يزيدنا هذا إلا إصرار وأصبري يا أختي فما هي إلا أيام معدودة فالنظام يلفظ أنفاسه الأخيرة

The whole people is threatened, but I swear that this will only makes us more determined. Be patient sister, only few days remain until the fall of the regime.

He ends his comment with a piece of advice for Afrah:

ونصيحة يا أختي أبقي قريبة من مظمات المجتمع المدني حتى إذا ما حاول أي شخص أن يمسك بسوء فلن يستطيع وسيردعه الخوف فهم لن يقوموا بأي شيء يهيج الشارع في ظل الأوضاع الراهنة

A piece of advice sister: stay close to the organisations of civil society, because in case someone tries to hurt you he will not be able to do it and fear will stop him. Regarding the current events, they will not do anything that will enrage the streets.

Afrah (@Afrahnasser) tweets:

الحقيقة تزعج الكثير من المواليين .. سحقا لهم .. لن يسكت صوت الحق ابدا

The truth bothers many supporters..Screw them.. the voice of the truth will never be silent

This post is part of our Yemen Protests 2011 special coverage.

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The most interesting thing about this New York Magazine item on Roger Ailes’ having advised Sarah Palin to stay quiet after Tucson is its sourcing, which indicates that it’s a communication from Palin’s employer to its troublesome employee:

Palin told Ailes she wanted to respond, according to a person with knowledge of the call…

 “The Tucson thing was horrible,” said a person familiar with Ailes’s thinking. "Before she responded, she was making herself look like a victim. She was winning. She went out and did the blood libel thing, and Roger is thinking, ‘Why did you call me for advice?’”

…But Fox executives have been discussing when they need a definite answer from Palin on her presidential intentions.

Fox is hosting the first GOP debate on May 5 in South Carolina. If Palin participates in the debate, then her Fox contract will be suspended. Given her media exposure and grassroots operation, Palin might like to delay a decision until the fall, or later. Whether Fox will tolerate that is another matter. Going rogue might make sense when you’re only angering, say, the GOP nominee for president; but when the person you’re crossing is the head of Fox News, the risk may be a little bit higher.

Message sent. How its received is another matter.

 





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Washington (CNN) - Secretary of State Hillary Clinton used an event commemorating the 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day to stress the importance of female valor around the world and specifically in countries experiencing social unrest.

“Women in Egypt and Tunisia and other nations have just as much right as the men to remake their governments, to make them responsive, accountable, transparent,” Clinton said Monday at the State Department. “We will certainly be watching and the world will watch.”

Clinton said women deserve to be at the table as countries in Africa and the Middle East rebuild, “making those choices that will affect their lives and the lives of their daughters and their sons no matter what government emerges.”

The former first lady presented ten women with the International Women of Courage Award including Roza Otunbayeva, the president of the Kyrgyz Republic, who was the first head of state to receive the honor.

“Their courage, their compassion, their commitment, their quiet moral authority has come from putting the well being of others before their own,” Clinton said. “Each and every one of these women is remarkable.”

First lady Michelle Obama was on-hand for the annual event, thanking the group of prominent women for accepting risks, without which change would not be possible.

“Time and again these women have discovered a very simple truth, that courage can actually be contagious,” Obama said.

She said the awards send a message to women that “you are never alone in your struggle.”

“America will continue to walk with you, people everywhere who care about freedom and justice and equality will walk with you,” Obama said.

Clinton also used the occasion to announce a new partnership with investment bank Goldman Sachs to provide business and management training to 100 women over the next two years.

Clinton said Indonesia and Haiti will be the first recipients of the funds that will supplement the Goldman Sachs 10,000 women program.

“We are launching a new partnership designed to help business women in developing countries make the most of their talents,” Clinton said.


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Defending champion Lakers send Spurs message
The Detroit News
AP San Antonio — The Los Angeles Lakers might not catch the NBA's winningest team for the No. 1 seed in time for the playoffs, but they handed the San Antonio Spurs a blunt reminder that the Western Conference is still theirs to surrender,
Knicks Win, Lakers Rout NBA-Leading Spurs, Miami Loss Leads to Heat TearsBloomberg
Lakers' Andrew Bynum just might make the rest of the NBA quitLos Angeles Times
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ESPN -CBSSports.com -OCRegister
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USA Today
Defending champion Lakers send Spurs message
The Detroit News
AP San Antonio — The Los Angeles Lakers might not catch the NBA's winningest team for the No. 1 seed in time for the playoffs, but they handed the San Antonio Spurs a blunt reminder that the Western Conference is still theirs to surrender,
Knicks Win, Lakers Rout NBA-Leading Spurs, Miami Loss Leads to Heat TearsBloomberg
Lakers' Andrew Bynum just might make the rest of the NBA quitLos Angeles Times
NBA: Los Angeles Lakers rout host San Antonio Spurs in battle of Western San Jose Mercury News
ESPN -CBSSports.com -OCRegister
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The latest chapter in my Hasbara 2.0 series for NewsRealBlog is now up.

America in the 1950s and 1960s was also a more outwardly religious nation. No one was insulted at the idea that the Founding Fathers would invoke Scripture and the word “God” was not considered inappropriate to use in public. The idea of a Jewish state in the land of the Bible was simply considered fitting.

As a result, Americans were very receptive to Israel’s narrative. The “barrier” between the two nations was very low, and trust was implicit.

Today the situation is different. Because of decades of propaganda and indoctrination, America is less patriotic and less religious. Moreover, the culture of hard work being its own reward is being slowly replaced with a culture of entitlement. The unity of purpose that America had during World War II – and even after Sputnik – has eroded.

To be sure, the heartland of America remains much as our nation was five decades ago. But on college campuses and in large cities, American ideals are being replaced with a philosophy that is truly dangerous to the nation over the long term.

This is of course a very big topic on its own.

But for Israel, this means that the barrier of communication with Americans has been raised. The constant demonization of Israel in the media and on campus has turned Zionists into “the other,” people no longer to be implicitly trusted. They are now regarded as Goliaths instead of Davids, as bullies instead of the bullied, as religious extremists who cannot be related to by an increasingly secular America.

The barrier is now high, and it must be broken down.

Read the whole thing.

Who knows…I might turn it into a book one day.



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And something quite other than a message of peace for the rest of us. “Iran: Ships ‘Message of Peace’ for Muslims,” from Israel National News, February 24 (thanks to Twostellas):

Iran said in a statement Wednesday night that its dispatching of two warships to the Mediterranean was meant as a “message of peace for all Muslim nations.” The ships entered the Mediterranean earlier this week, on their way to the Syrian port of Lazeqiyeh….

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