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November 6, 2016

Campaign Closing Craziness

 

Well, just a couple of days and the vote and much of the crazed daze will end and we may be entering phase two, the challenges. But before we get to that it all must be presented and set in place beforehand and that is where everything from the sublime to the ridiculous comes to the fore. We have long ago heard Donald Trump claiming that the fix was in and how everything was set against him from the media coverage to the Clinton campaign being given the debate questions ahead of the debates to voter fraud and darn near everything but the kitchen sink. Was there potentially or probably any rationale for Trump’s claims? Of course there was but that does not mean that it was going to play well in the media and he was roundly scoffed at. His main problem is he made his move too early according to the political handbook of etiquette. The only surprise there would be the actual existence of such a book and there isn’t such; it is all an intricate part of the game that only those inside the system are privy to knowing. This within the system correct time for such claims is in the final four days which are reserved for setting in place your excuses and legal reasons for discounting the validity of the voting and counting processes. Trump’s challenge is based on voter fraud and systemic biases against him and other skullduggery.

 

But then what has camp Hillary claimed? You are going to love this. Apparently Donald Trump has a fan who will stop at nothing to make him the next President of the United States. This person wants Trump to win as he fears the power and political brilliance which a Hillary Clinton Presidency would bring to bear against their position and how a President Hillary would simply overwhelm and out-play them at every turn. Who is this that so fears the mighty Hillary? Why it is none other than Russian President and often shirtless Putin. Why President Putin is so afraid of a Hillary Clinton victory on Tuesday that he is preparing a cyber hacking to win the election throwing it to the Donald. Exactly how this is being accomplished is so incredibly devious that only a KGB trained master spook (spy) could pull this off. First the Hillary e-mail scandal was all orchestrated by Putin who arranged for all these bogus incriminating e-mails to have been in the computers to begin with and these were amongst the e-mails destroyed as Hillary was only required to turn over actual real State Department e-mails and these obviously fraudulent e-mails could be erased without penalties. Here is where the plot thickens. The other copies of these corresponding e-mails were also placed on the appropriate recipient’s computers to validate their real existence. That is some professional and well planned hacking; but we are talking about a KGB trained master spook with all the computer resources of Mother Russia at his disposal. And the proof is without question impeccable and beyond suspicion. You see, United States Senator Tom Carper, a Delaware Democrat on the Senate Homeland Security Committee, has discovered just this past week the existence of a document forged to appear as though Carper was writing a letter to Clinton. This forgery appeared to include his office’s personal letterhead and by all first look indicators would be an honest correspondence. Fortunately this perfect fraud which includes the Senator’s own personal letterhead was found on his office computers, and nowhere else to include the computers of the Clinton campaign and was apparently not amongst the e-mails turned over by Secretary of State Clinton nor did it appear on campaign or other computers. The sole copy was apparently only to be found amongst Senator Carper’s office papers and files. Of course this damning evidence of Putin perversity was turned over to the FBI and has been added as exhibit A in their investigation on Russian malfeasances concerning the coming election this Tuesday. Of course there can be no doubting these allegations as how else would Senator Carper come across a fraudulent letter he did not order or dictate written on his own stationary with the appropriate letterhead, how could such a situation ever be staged.

 

Then there is that real fear that Putin and his gang of KGB trained goons will use their skullduggery to gain access to voting machines throughout the United States and register thousands, nay, tens of thousands, dare we predict, hundreds of thousands of fraudulent Trump votes. Such hacking would never create so many ballots such that only a vote for President was registered and the remainder was blank, not just without other votes for other positions and petitions and other issues; but completely devoid of even those selections having exclusively the choice for President. Nobody counting and tabulating the votes would ever expect that something smelled rotten when many thousands of votes more were cast for President than all other ballot issues. Such an obvious discrepancy would never raise alarm bells, would it? And further, one must extrapolate from this unimpeachable evidence that what Hillary claimed from the start has been validated and the entire e-mail scandal was a false issue invented and raised by her opponents who are everywhere from the FBI to the State Department and then there are the Republicans and Donald Trump and don’t forget, Vladimir Putin and the entire Russian machine. All Hillary ever wanted was her name cleared of this manufactured scandal and this evidence is just the hinge necessary to prove her complete innocence and, didn’t you know that FBI Director James Comey is a Republican. There you have it, end of story, she is not a crook and now can you just vote to give her what should so obviously be hers for the taking.

 

But let us not forget that should Hillary lose then Donald only won because of Putin managing massive voter fraud just as Putin is manipulating the polling forcing the numbers to swing towards Trump so the fraud will appear more genuine. You have to hand it to Putin; he is doing one heck of a bang-up job winning the election for Trump. What escapes reason is how does Putin sitting in Moscow or at the Czar’s palace by the Black Sea (you didn’t think the communists tore down that castle to oppression, did you? No, they kept it for the most equal citizens of the Soviet leadership) using his Blackberry and getting on Facebook, Twitter or U Hack Anonymous and simply dial-up directly to the calculating voter system and simply dumping thousands of Trump votes, right? Who cares if the voting computers use closed systems which have no internet or other outside connection. Even the Microsoft games are removed so no playing Minesweeper. So, with a closed, dedicated system detached from any potential outside interference with encrypted data and a double feed for error checking and other built-in safeguards all tested beforehand, what could go wrong and how. Then most states also retain the paper record of each voter’s choices which can be reviewed to correct any detected problems or to respond definitively to any challenge to the machine counts. Add that each state and even each precinct group such as any major metropolis would have their own system which only need be compatible with the state system at the collating server in order to transmit on a dedicated secured line used solely for the election. Voter fraud almost has to be committed at each polling station within every state and even Putin does not have the people in place to perform such tasks. The Russians are not going to affect the elections on Tuesday any more than the French, British, Chinese or Pago Pago (part of East American Samoa).

 

No Minesweeper Allowed

No Minesweeper Allowed
No Games Allowed

 

Then there is the generally alarming information which warns thus far only for al-Qaeda terror attacks for tomorrow while the forecast for Tuesday has no predictions for any steel rain. This is hopefully just an alert as preventive measures such that all which can be buttoned-up gets buttoned-up. This should have been announced that attacks were more probable for the entire week before the voting as that has been the Modus Operandi (MO) of al-Qaeda when attempting to influence the vote by scaring people from taking the risk to vote. Any terror attack would actually favor Hillary Clinton as her supporters are strongly attached and fully believe in her themselves while many Trump supporters are so ambivalent about supporting him that such an attack might be all the excuse they would need to stay home. There will be those who will attempt to make such an attack to favor their opponent in order to replace the panic from terrorism with terror of the wrong candidate in the White House. So there you have it in a nutshell. Putin will steal the election for Trump while poll workers might steal the election for Hillary while al-Qaeda simply desires the Election Day above the fold bold headline to be reporting of attacks potentially against New York, Dallas, Huston and/or Washington D.C. This threat has been given credibility and led to heightened security. Who said this would be a normal election anyways? Definitively not us. Please vote as there is much more than selecting your preference, or at least avoidance from, your candidate of choice for President. Almost all else aside, with Hillary America would have a President almost completely predictable at every turn while with Trump one would be left constantly guessing as he even has mood swings while sleeping. So please vote only once per state at the most. Thank you for your vote and readership.

 

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December 9, 2015

How Should Israel Handle The PA Impending Disintegration?

 

The rumblings have been echoing for some time punctuated every so often with the threats by Mahmoud Abbas to close up the Palestinian Authority (PA) shop and give the keys to Netanyahu shrilly echoing for days as the United States State Department, Secretary of State, European Union Foreign Minister (strange how Federica Mogherini was a change of face from Lady Catherine Ashton but absolutely no policy alteration at all) and other various politicians and heads of state all of whom panic at any threat Abbas iterates as they shiver in fear of the unknown. The latest signal that Abbas is either losing his grasp on the PA leadership or is intentionally shattering it smashing its withering remains in shots at Israel hoping the resulting reactions allow all blame to be once again laid at Israel’s door as the world cannot permit the PA to fail as that will end their reason for slowly chipping Israel out of existence. That has been the world’s not so secret, secret game originally the auspice of the Soviet Union who formed the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) and stole the name Palestinian from its historic meaning of the Jews in the British Mandate up through the founding of Israel and began the reforming the history of the Zionist movement and giving it an Arab twist inventing the Palestinian Arabs as if they were separate from the other Arabs of the region, a falsehood easily found refuted by Arabs themselves much to the KGB’s frustrations. The PLO was transformed into the tamer and Western acceptable PA through the Oslo Accords which failed before the ink dried as the PA leader, Yasser Arafat, immediately refused to end incitement, terrorist activities, or recognize Israel. Mahmoud Abbas has been Arafat’s twin and served as Arafat’s second in command and took control immediately starting investigations as to how the Israelis had murdered Yasser Arafat. Mahmoud Abbas knew as did Yasser Arafat before him and has since become evident to all but the most hopelessly dream-weaving leftists that the PA was used as a false front so the PLO could continue to kill and murder Israelis, Jews, and do so complaining the entire time that the Jews were driving them to terrorism and there had the assistance of much of the western world replacing the dead Soviet Benefactors the KGB. The PLO was desperate for a new source of funding and the European anti-Zionist and anti-Israel and anti-Semites driving desire to give the PLO sufficient air of respectability to fund its terrorism while cover of formal Oslo Accords to hide behind but all knew the façade was failing and the system was a sclerotic corpse that has one foot in its grave and the other slipping fast.

 

The latest sign that the PA is disintegrating before our eyes, even if in very slow motion, when an attack took place last week Thursday in which Preventive Security Services member Mazen Aribe of the ruling elite of the PA opened fire on Israel Defense Forces (IDF) soldiers near the Hizme checkpoint. IDF soldiers responded killing their assailant, the PA’s Mazen Aribe. This assault on the IDF is impossible for the PA elite and Chairman Mahmoud Abbas are unable to claim that the PA had no connection to this blatant act of aggressions and terrorism. It was but for the grace of Hashem and their training which prevented any IDF fatalities or injuries. One might have assumed the PA to be silent at best and try to claim their Minister had been enraged by some invented outrage at the presence of the IDF at their regular post or other crazed lie to try and slide the blame onto Israel and then plead for Western governments to prevent any Israeli reprisals. But no, the PA doubled down. PLO and PA negotiator Saeb Erekat was joined by the Mayor of Jericho who paid an official visit to the home of Mazen Aribe’s family. This may bring one to question whether the PA will continue to pretend to assist Israel with security enforcement or is it about to take off its false façade and show the real ugly terror ridden scowling beast hidden beneath? Even if the PA and Israel continue pretending they are working in earnest to fight against terrorism, there is no way with this development that Israeli security forces can completely trust the information given by the PA as they are just as likely giving Israel just that information which allows Israel to inhibit any rival terrorist groups such as Hamas, Islamic Jihad or even potentially the Islamic State. There are advantages to such cooperation but if the PA is near to collapse, perhaps disintegration is a more apt description, then with the end in sight the survival of each of its ruling elite before they face the people without the security services protection they would be more apt to be seeking an escape route along with their millions in stolen wealth. The coming weeks will take watching but then again, we may not need be so patient.

 

 

Dolls Intercepted Intended Shipment for Palestinian Authority Merchants for Child Incitement Towards Terror Related Acceptance and Normalization

Dolls Intercepted Intended Shipment
for Palestinian Authority Merchants
for Child Incitement Towards Terror
Related Acceptance and Normalization

 

 

There was a recent interception made of a shipment of four-thousand dolls for the PA and Palestinian Arab merchants. These dolls were of a special and particular variety as seen in the image above. They are terrorists in their dress replete with a stone for throwing clutched in an upturned arm ready for throwing. This is the doll that there must be a high demand for if there is an order for four-thousand dolls ordered as that requires great faith that they will sell and sell well and bring a decent profit as the price would probably greatly exceed the risk of getting them past customs relying on volume to get any package labeled ‘dolls’ would not raise suspicions. Sometimes inspectors get fortunate and open the right box and sometimes they have a good reason for opening the right box and lastly these may not have been the first and upon intelligence of such dolls being sold, then customs would be looking for every box marked ‘dolls’ to check the kind and prevent additional such dolls reaching their intended vendors and corrupt more young and innocent minds. The idea that there is a market for such dolls that such large quantity was ordered is simply astonishing. One can wager that either these were not the first or that there were some PA officials behind the order guaranteeing their sales at a premium price or the PA would reimburse the vendor. We cannot prove any such cooperation of the PA but we can suspect as we please and something from our past twenty years in retail sales tells me this was an obvious buy or there were guarantees by the manufacturer placing these on consignment, most unusual but possible, or guarantee by some member of the governance, the PA. Whatever the situations surrounding the order of these dolls, the obvious market is not one found in any normal market that most of us are familiar with. Who buys any newborn to two year old, the target age this doll might be targeting considering its size, and considers it anything but a horrific parenting and formative choice for their child or as a present that would be acceptable by a family or close friend’s young child? This is not a present in any normative and healthy society by any standard based on Judeo-Christian society, Oriental Far Eastern society, or numerous other cultures, but we have held that Palestinian society, both under the PA and that in Gaza under Hamas (and if one desires to add the latest model bursting on the scene the Islamic State or ISIS) was nowhere near a normative society.

 

Israel needs to be prepared for the moment that Abbas, Rabbo, Erekat and other PA high officials head for safer pastures leaving so fast they left the doors wide open and the keys still on the table and half drank cups of coffee set down in apparent haste leaving the entirety of the PA government all but disbanded and officially dead. This situation will place the tens of thousands of PA government employees without any means of support; the same situation is in effect for the entirety of the extensive Security Force, Force 17, Police and other units which are often simply members from al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigades so as to funnel funds through these employed individuals bringing the total number of armed PA forces of all the varying forms, many with United States military tactics and operational expertise, approaches if not exceeds two-hundred-thousand strong. Additionally, Israel can expect many of the Security Forces and Police to return to the terror units they likely never actually quit and the remainders will either follow in suit or decide to form assault units and attack every checkpoint targeting IDF, Border Police and other Israeli units. Some of the ones left behind holding the bag may decide their best hope is to attempt to join Israel by handing in their likely Israeli issued weapon while others may prefer to go out in a blaze of final glory and commit a heinous assault similar to the recent attacks in Paris. The chaos and potential for violence as disparate groups try to assault an area they desire to set up their little fiefdom while the original larger families will resume what they see as the original ruling classes. There are around seven of these families which Israel should put feelers out to them and see what side of the fence they sit.

 

Israel had best be ready to mobilize and grasp the lands of Judea and Samaria making the border the Jordan River as it should be. This is the time Israel will have merely a few hours to neutralize the entirety and reasserted complete control which is the final and correct standing the world has attempted to prevent and simply refused to allow a permanent state with all its borders and defined. There will be massive ramifications far beyond the security as the EU will demand of Israel to find a new person to lead the PA and continue the talks while bringing him up to speed. The effort to victimize Israel began the minute the start of May 15, 1949. Truth be told, the fight to prevent the birth of the Jewish State began in the initial days when the movement to take the majority of the land, over three quarters, by founding Transjordan and placing the Hashemites in a position of leadership as the monarchs ruling the lands east of the Jordan River. The next step the British used, which has ramification reaching into the problems facing Israel and part of why the PA is on the verge of splintering, the British promise to limit Jewish entry into the lands always leaving an Arab majority thus preventing the forming of a Jewish State. This was accomplished by the use of White Papers which limited the rate of entry by Jews which proved costly as it left the Jews who wished to flee nowhere that they could run as no nation was willing to receive them and the Promised Land was cut off by the British with their quota system limiting the number of Jews such that there would always be an Arab majority thus assuring the Arabs that no Jewish State would be permitted. This also caused the British to permit almost any Muslim to enter the areas under their promise to prevent ever any Jewish majority.

 

This left the Jews with no escape option which led quickly to the inevitable slaughter which became known as the Shoah, the Holocaust. The horrors of the Shoah shocked the world into finishing fulfilling their promise of a State for the Jewish People yet the British still were refusing the entry of the survivors of the Shoah, Jews with nowhere to go and no country would grant them asylum claiming they should return to the town of birth, something which resulted in the death for a number of Jews who had attempted just such a solution. The birth of the State of Israel, the State for the Jewish People, gave Jews the world over a place of last resort should once again anti-Semitism become the prevailing winds as is currently the case. It was the lifting of British rule over the remainder of the British Mandated Lands which allowed for the homeless Jews of Europe to finally make port in Israel. Not long after and continuing for almost a decade, one Arab nation after another across the Middle East and North Africa forced the majority of their Jews out where many came to find refuge in Israel as well, forced to leave their wealth, business holdings, bank accounts allowing them with one or two suitcases of their belongings to leave with them. The Jews expelled from their, in many instances, home of their family dating back to over two thousand years and bore witness to the dispersion predicted in the Bible would now need pack for the fraught with fear of the unknown as they made their way to Israel. They were mostly welcomed but also presented a problem as the sheer numbers caused a shortage of everything. The Jews forced from their homes and world by the Muslims were another refugee situation which equaled or exceeded the numbers claimed by PA but with one crucial difference; the Jewish refugees were taken into the Israeli society and though this had a ripple effect, it was not the last time a nation would allow their Jews to return despite any problems such refugees may cause as that too is part of the Jewish State’s purpose. The infusion of Jews during several points such as the Russian Jews arrived in multiple waves which were handled and the refugees absorbed into Israeli Society.

 

That is the defining difference between the two societies, the Jews cannot even dream of not welcoming their brothers and sisters and incorporating them as seamlessly as possible into the society aiding them regardless of where they decide to settle though there do exist incentives to have them live in the periphery away from the Tel Aviv-Jerusalem corridor as the outer areas are under populated. The Arabs, on the other hand, placed their refugees from any conflict with Israel into camps where they were denied the right to work, own land, freedom of movement, citizenship, educations for their youth who were instead filled with hate, and used as pawns in the fight to destroy Israel. These people are kept in refugee camps and their families are cursed by their own people as the mantle of long suffering refugee is passed on from one generation to the next such that the original number of Arab refugees was estimated to be five-hundred-thousand to as high as seven-hundred-fifty-thousand and now count as topping five-million refugees, a growth rate that makes any solution less possible and the tactic of using people’s lives as weapons against Israel and the Jewish People with this demographic threat. If the PA disintegrates, do these people be permitted their lives back? We were just wondering. What is truly frightening is some of these camps, such as the one outside Gaza City or in Jenin, exist within the lands already under autonomous or semiautonomous rule but are reserved as they are not to be permitted to live amongst their own people, nope, they must be used as a weapon to destroy Israel because that is what the refugees, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), the PA, the PLO, Hamas, Islamic Jihad, the entirety of the support for Boycott, Divestment and Sanction Movement (BDS), various United Nations and other Human Rights groups who earn their daily bread based upon solely their hatred of Israel and only Israel, the European Union efforts and numerous NGOs with so many other groups on college campuses which have a scope and financing which can only come from some nation state or group of states funding these massive anti-Israel, anti-Zionist and blatantly anti-Semitic groups.

 

I hear them already, hey BTC, we are not anti-Semitic as we have a number of Jews who are members of our group. First off, just because one was born as a Jew does not mean they are a practicing or even knowledgeable Jew who has even a rudimentary knowledge of Torah, the first five book of the Bible, the Five Books of Moses, the foundation upon which all of Judaism and much of the functioning of the world appears to be predicated upon which in and of itself is an astonishing statement for a book written most likely three-thousand years ago. Secondly, if you hate and protest only Israel and believe only Israel causes the world’s problems, then you are claiming that only the Jews do not deserve to have their own nation on its ancient and historic background then you, my friend if I may be so familiar, are an anti-Semite. That is the reality and the argument has been made by many far more erudite than we ourselves are capable of matching as our command of the English language languishes by comparison to the like of many others such as Mr. O’Reilly, Mr. Limbaugh, Ms. Coulter, Mr. Colmes and many other talk show stars as they are required to have vast vocabularies as being both wordsmiths and retort artists requires one to be capable of speaking above their guest’s head when all else is failing them. Here at BTC we are about purveying our core principles and explaining things so as to enlighten and possibly provide a view not found in the mainstream of the media. We are not here to replace or compete but to enhance and illuminate. We also try and amuse when the topic allows, something which is sadly so difficult as the issues are becoming more rushed and dire and that frightens us but we still know that forewarned is forearmed. Well, this need go to the copy editor for the critique of our rough draft which we then address the points when required, so hopefully this makes it into the final copy, be observant out there as that is the best way to remain safe.

 

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December 20, 2014

Swiss Conference on Israel and Ignores Syria et al

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The Swiss are holding their “Conference on Humanitarian Law in Palestinian Authority Assigned Territories” as if Israeli actions are the worst acts and the Israeli forces are thugs with criminal intent using force and slaughtering Arabs in lands belonging to them for autonomous rule being denied their ancient homelands. The truth is well known to anybody who reads our posts here at BTC. The San Remo Conference deeded these lands the Swiss are questioning for the formation of the Jewish State of Israel and they cannot be used by any other entity unless the Zionists surrender their autonomy over the lands from the Jordan River to the Mediterranean Sea, just to use phraseology familiar to the misguided Swiss. Perhaps they should take a few moments away from their frenetic haste and read the Balfour Declaration, the San Remo Conference conclusions, the United States Congress affirmation of their approval as an observing nations of San Remo and Article 80 of the United Nations Charter and maybe they will realize that the Jews were deeded all of the lands including those where Jordan sits today thanks to the generosity of the World Zionist Congress which willingly surrendered the lands east of the Jordan River for a sacred promise that the remaining lands east of the Jordan River would remain dedicated and reserved for the Jewish state and was inviolate. Apparently the world sees no problem demanding that the Jews once again surrender lands promised them to forge yet another Arab state and this one promises to be a failed state dedicated to a single purpose, to destroy and supplant the Jewish state. The European leaders clamoring for a state for the poor and downtrodden Palestinians whose homeland that was a piece of imagination conceived in KGB Moscow Headquarters with Yasser Arafat chosen as their operative to lead the struggle with Mahmoud Abbas as the terror organizer, financier and second in command all with the single purpose of supplanting Israel and slaughtering the Jews within.

 

Yasser Arafat and Mahmoud Abbas are apparatchiks (аппара́тчик if one prefers the original Soviet Russian spelling) and dedicated pawns of the initial Soviet designs to eradicate the Jewish state of Israel as part of their Cold War against the imperial powers of the United States and its allies. When the Soviet Union fell the Arab liberation movement had reached heights never imagined by the Soviets and had become self-sustaining and actually very profitable as Yasser Arafat had made hundreds of millions of dollars which he had stashed away in a Swiss bank account and also bought some prime properties where his wife would live luxuriously. Mahmoud Abbas and his sons had fared quite well all becoming multi-millionaires and then there is the competing terror group Hamas whose leader Khaled Mashaal has reportedly become a billionaire with Ismail Haniyeh merely a multi-millionaire. Who says terrorism doesn’t pay, if you are fighting to destroy Israel the world apparently rewards one rather well. One needs look no further than the “The Cairo International Conference on Palestine Reconstructing Gaza” where it was reported that over five-billion dollars were pledged for reconstruction with the stated provision that Hamas not be permitted access to monies or supplies, particularly building supplies which were needed to rebuild their infiltration tunnel system purposed for terror raids to slaughter Jewish Israelis living in Sderot and numerous kibbutzim located near the Gaza Strip. The only problem was that there was no enforcement placed on the supplies beyond promises from Abbas who has little if any power over Gaza. Needless to point out, Hamas is moving ahead full bore rebuilding their tunnels under the border and into Israel while those rebuilding the residences and other areas destroyed or damaged have already gone through every dollar of the monies donated and are demanding another round where at least twice the amount be raised as they have been unable to apply all the material for its intended use building homes for the people. This was exactly the result the donors claimed they would guard against and then took the word of a Holocaust denying criminal named Mahmoud Abbas, the financier and purchasing agent for the Black September raid on the Munich Olympics where the Israeli Olympic Team was slaughtered in cold blood as the entire world witnessed the events on the twenty-four hour news channels. The world leaders watched and permitted the mishandling of the situation leading to the slaughter of the remaining Israelis at the airport where the attempt to free the hostages went so very poorly resulting in their deaths and not even approaching successfully freeing them and guarding their lives. Assistance from Israel was refused and they were told their plane would not receive clearance to land should they attempt to take over the rescue despite the Israelis having decades of experience in such rescue missions and the Germans facing their first mission of this sort. No body mourned and the games continued unabated as if nothing untoward or tragic had occurred, just a simple terror attack against the Israeli team while the rest went about their competitions. One wonders what the train of events might have been had the terrorists been Irish revolutionaries and the hostages been the British team, would the games had continued or come to a screeching halt and be terminated if the British team were slaughtered. I know that would be different as the British contingent was significant and there were but a little over a dozen Israelis murdered, insignificant when compared to the European national team components, after all, the Israeli team could hardly be considered an actual component, they were not even entering most of the events. Thus was probably the thinking as after all, when has Europe ever wept or shown concern for Jewish lives?

 

Meanwhile, the Swiss conference attempting to prove the perfidy and criminal intents of the Israeli treatment and actions concerning the Arabs who refer to themselves as Palestinians simply to grant themselves a reference which presumably will supercede the Jewish claims to the lands, as they ignore the latest milestones in the Syrian machine of misery and death which had claimed over two-hundred-thousand civilian lives and injured or maimed over a million civilian victims. This civil war which has been anything but civil has raged unabated and unresolved for over three years and has gutted the nation of Syria which may never recover from the widespread destructions which have been a direct result of the fighting. Sure, President Obama laid down an adjustable red line which appeared to jump back whenever it had been broken by Bashir al-Assad such that it took Russian President Putin to intercede and marginally enforce the ever shifting Obama red line to release the American President further embarrassment. But this slaughter is of no interest; why?

 

The drone campaign used by the United States military in conjunction with the CIA (Central Intelligence Agency) targeting presumable terrorist leaders and others in the leadership of al-Qaeda, the Taliban, and in ISIS wherever they can be located and there is presumably solid evidence of their presence in a location and there will be minimal collateral damage, a term for unfortunate victims of the bomb, missile or other ordinance which will be utilized to liquidate their intended targets has had unintended consequences. The stated goal can be presented with such noble words that it sounds like the perfect policy. The results are messaged such that the civilian casualties are minimized and made to appear acceptable. The real results are frightening as they show that these directed precision munitions are more often than not targeting locations well after the target has left or on faulty intelligence information. The answer you hear is that such are the misfortunes of war; there will be some miniscule amount of unintended consequences but that the majority of those killed in these strikes are really terrible terror masters. Well, not so much. It has been revealed that the numbers of civilian deaths from these targeted strikes using very refined and accurate munitions have, more often than not, missed their intended target and have resulted in over ninety-five percent civilian casualties. Perhaps Senator Feinstein would like to investigate this usage of American military might instead of the three water-boarded individuals almost immediately after the carnage on September 11, 2001 and the couple of dozen other terrorists who resisted normal methods and were subjected to other manner of enhanced interrogations methods (some of which more resemble the abuse college young men are subjected to during pledge week at various fraternities when I was attending college) in efforts to save lives of both civilians as well as American and allied service men and women.

 

Then there are the abductions by Boko Haram in and around Nigeria which the world has dedicated token forces to assist in the capture or elimination of these terrorists and the liberation of their victims. There is the terrible and ongoing violence in Yemen which has previously served as a refueling port for United States warships. There is tribal violence in the nascent state of South Sudan which has been further fueled by terrorist forces authorized by the Sudan from which the South Sudan has ceded and been recognized as a new nation. Perhaps those European nations and the United States who so gloriously and with great fanfare recognized the new nation might assist in getting the nation on its feet and establish order, but there is no interest as there are no favorite people to save or blame as there are in the Arab-Israeli conflict. There are the several attacks perpetrated by Russian armed and supported rebels in the Ukraine, in Georgia, and starting in Latvia, Estonia and perhaps Lithuania and other former nations which were part of the Soviet Empire with both Georgia and the Ukraine having had large portions of their countries absorbed by Russian troops and gifted to those more inclined to be subservient to Putin and Russian interests and less likely to view the Western world favorably.

 

There has been one force in the world fighting the good fight and I never thought I would be announcing my support for Saudi Arabia, but they are the modern day heroes in fighting the good fight. The Saudi Arabian rulers have ignored their own immediate interest and profits by flooding the world with crude oil at lower than average price per barrels. This has had an astoundingly successful set of results. This tactic by the Saudi royals is aimed at the United States fracking and sideways drilling oil shale industry which has boosted American crude oil production such as to place an additional output equal to that of Kuwait. The Saudis would love to put those interests out of business. Further, Iranian crude oil is not as high grade sweet crude like Saudi oil and thus they require a greater price to profit from their oil wells. The price that Iranian crude must sell for to maintain a profit has been surmised to be between eighty-five dollars per barrel to over one-hundred dollars per barrel, not the paltry near or under seventy dollars a barrel oil is currently selling at. Another victim of the low price per barrel is Russia who the Saudi may not have directly targeted but whom they would not be upset at hurting their interests as Russia has chosen to support Iran, the greatest menace and threat to Saudi Arabia and their leadership. Russia also requires a higher price for their oil as most of their economy is balanced on their oil sales. We have noticed the panic in Russia as the Ruble, or should we say Rubble, has drastically faltered against other currencies on the world market and many have seen the collapse of the Russian economy in recent days. There are calls for Putin’s head to be placed on a pike at the entrance to Red Square, or at least his resignation. The Saudi insistence at the last OPEC meeting, which they took the unusual step of disallowing media presence or coverage and chose whom to include in the invite, and more importantly who not to allow, and they must have made a grand presentation for their hopes and plans or laid out a threat which none wished to contend against, but they agreed to keep the spigots open and let the price of oil drop and drop drastically into ranges not seen for quite some time. When all is done, I would not be surprised to find out that the Saudi Royals used their own vast wealth to promise to subsidize the other OPEC nations allied with Saudi Arabia in these actions in order to prevent unrest within their borders in order to sink their chosen targets. Thus far their actions have not deterred the American oil interest, especially the new finds in North Dakota, who have a secondary advantage of much lower shipping costs to the refineries, and time will tell if they have blunted Iran at all, but their effects on Russia are already quite evident for all to see. The people in the west in particular are the main beneficiaries of the Saudi oil war as their petroleum costs to keep their vehicles gassed up and ready to go have dropped precipitously and this means more cash for Christmas presents. Children of the west rejoice.

 

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