Ian Stuart Donaldson Skrewdriver

Archive for December, 2012

Jewish settlements ‘same as Falkland Islands’

Monday, December 31st, 2012

Quote:

Jewish settlements ‘same as Falkland Islands’


Quote:

Jewish settlements in the West Bank have been compared to the Falkland Islands in a robust response to British criticism of Israel’s policy in occupied Palestinian territory.


Read more at: Jewish settlements ‘same as Falkland Islands’ – Telegraph

Center helps give Jewish couples a genetic peace of mind

Monday, December 31st, 2012

Quote:

Organization screens for 18 conditions that could otherwise develop in children


Quote:

For Ellie and Jeremy Forman, getting married involved much more than walking down the aisle in fancy garb and saying their "I do’s" in front of family and friends this past July.

Jeremy, 34, an entrepreneur, and Ellie, 29, a community relations manager for Mesirow Financial in the River North neighborhood, underwent genetic testing in August at Anshe Emet Synagogue in Chicago.

"Jeremy and I come from mixed Jewish backgrounds — both Ashkenazi and Sephardic," Ellie Forman said. "My mother’s parents are from Spanish and Greek descent, and Jeremy’s mother was adopted as an infant, so we don’t know a lot about his background on her side."

They did know, however, that Jeremy’s blood tests at birth showed he is a carrier for beta thalassemia, a blood disorder more common among Greeks and other Mediterranean ethnic groups and in Southeast Asia. Both parents must be carriers for a child to develop serious symptoms.

"Given that I’m half-Greek and he is a carrier for this Greek disease," she said, "we knew that genetic testing would be very important."


Read more at: The Center for Jewish Genetics in Chicago offers screening for genetic disorders for Jewish couples. – chicagotribune.com

Murderer can get kosher meals in jail

Monday, December 31st, 2012

Quote:

Murderer CAN get kosher meals in jail: Orthodox Jewish inmate wins court victory against state that denied him free religious food


Quote:

Denying prisoner Max Moussazadeh free kosher meals would infringe on his sincere religious beliefs, a federal appeals court has ruled

Moussazadeh, now 35, was jailed for his part in a 1993 murder in Houston, Texas, U.S.


US Farmers Back Immigration Reform

Monday, December 31st, 2012

Quote:

US Farmers Back Immigration Reform


Quote:

EAGLE SPRINGS, NORTH CAROLINA — North Carolina tobacco farmer Billy Carter is a rarity among American farmers. He hires Mexican workers legally, through the government’s H-2A visa program.

But this year was a good example of its shortcomings. The program requires farmers to set workers’ start date months in advance.

The weather has its own schedule. A rainy summer meant the harvest arrived early; earlier, in fact, than his harvest crew.

And that meant lost tobacco.

“You’re looking at a crop that is done, all but the harvest, and you don’t have the laborers to bring it in,” Carter says.


Read more at: US Farmers Back Immigration Reform

Kwanzaa is a ridiculous, racist holiday

Monday, December 31st, 2012
Ann Coulter:

Quote:

Kwanzaa is a ridiculous, racist holiday


Quote:

Is it just me, or does Kwanzaa seem to come earlier and earlier each year? And let’s face it, Kwanzaa has gotten way too commercialized.

A few years ago, I suspended my annual Kwanzaa column because my triumph over this fake holiday seemed complete. The only people still celebrating Kwanzaa were presidential-statement writers and white female public school teachers.

But it seems to be creeping back. A few weeks ago, House Minority Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., complained about having to stick around Washington for fiscal cliff negotiations by accusing Republicans of not caring about “families” coming together to bond during Kwanzaa. The private schools have picked up this PC nonsense from the public schools. (Soon, no one will know anything.)



Read more about why Kwanzaa is ridiculous at: Kwanzaa is a ridiculous, racist holiday | The Daily Caller

Race-Mixing Newlywed Wife Murdered by Black Husband?

Monday, December 31st, 2012
Sleep with you know what, you wake up with flies
Race-Mixing Newlywed Wife Murdered by Black Husband? — The Caucasian Persuasion

Can’t say I feel bad for her. She got what she deserved

Black Murder: Terrorist Insists White Girl Wanted to Die

Monday, December 31st, 2012

* Da Bunkity bunk, Shining a light of truth on the #GunControl Lies

Monday, December 31st, 2012

Quote:

* Da Bunkity bunk, Shining a light of truth on the #GunControl Lies

by Bill Baldwin on December 31, 2012

Mother Jones made a feeble attempt to show how dangerous guns are by making a map of all the mass shootings in the United States, however, they inadvertently showed how bad gun control laws are.

Looking at the map, we see that California has more than it’s share of mass shootings, nine so far. But, why does California have so many mass shootings? California has won the Brady Bunch’s number one position as the best state with the best gun control laws. According to the anti-rights gun controllers, it’s because of the bordering states have loose gun laws. I was in a debate about this with a representative of the gun controllers so I asked her, if it’s because of loose gun laws in the bordering states, why aren’t these mass shootings happening in the border states instead of California? Months later I’m still waiting on an answer. Their claim that stricter gun laws will reduce mass shootings, Myth Busted.

For the record, the only mass shooting in California where the guns were obtained illegally was the 101 California Street shooting. The killer bought his firearms at Super Pawn in Las Vegas, 563.5 miles away and about 17 hours of driving driving time, round trip. Obviously it’s not the loose gun laws in neighboring states that contribute to California’s mass shootings, methinks it’s a whole lot of oppressive government making people go loony toons.

Another lie we hear is that no concealed handgun permit holder stopped a mass shooting. This one here is a little hard to debunk. The reason is that mass shootings usually occur in gun free zones where a CHP holder wouldn’t be armed. Another problem is if an armed civilian gets involved and stops a would be mass shooter, it’s not classified as a mass shooting, and therefore not be listed as such. I usually like to do my own research, but for this, I’ll defer to Davi Barker.

At Daily Anarchist, Davi did the research, put it out for the world to see and scrutinize, fixed his errors, submitted his work to be peer reviewed and has concluded that:

The average number of people killed in mass shootings when stopped by police is 14.29

The average number of people killed in a mass shooting when stopped by a civilian is 2.33

Note that not all of the civilians that got involved to stop a shooter were armed themselves. His data does show, however, that it’s safer to get involved rather than hiding under a desk hoping that a mass killer won’t find you or run out of bullets before he gets to you.

The gun haters tell us that if a CHP holder were to get involved in a mass shooting, that they would miss the killer and shoot innocent bystanders. This one is easy to da bunkity bunk. The Tucson shooter was stopped by a gang of civilians, some armed, some not. One of the armed civilians said that he didn’t shoot the killer because he was concerned about shooting an innocent bystander. In the Portland mall shooting, there was a CHP holder that drew his weapon, and didn’t fire because he was concerned about hitting an innocent bystander. The killer in that case ran off and killed himself. Clearly the concealed handgun permit holder in these cases are not wild west cowboys shootin’ up the town. BOOM! Dabunkity.

We also are told that every country that has strict gun control laws have a reduction in gun death! Umm.. no, not really. And by strict gun control laws, what they mean is gun bans and confiscation.

Earlier this year, Venezuela announced new efforts to curb it gun death rate. Their effort? Ban guns, close the gun shops, confiscate guns and destroy guns and you know what? The UN Praises Venezuela’s Gun Control and Disarmament Policies. Whowuddathunkit.

According to Venezuela Analysis:

“As of March [2012], every last gun shop in Venezuela – and there are less than 80 – should be closed. That is to say, the perverse chapter of the commercialisation of firearms and munitions is over,” confirmed El Aissami.

Venezuela has also seen progress in the confiscation and destruction of illegal firearms, with over 250,000 destroyed 2003 – 2011, and 177,000 destroyed by September in 2011 alone.

WOW, that must have put a dent in the violent crime statistics, except…

From the Venezuelan Observatory of Violence (OVV)

…conservatively we estimate that 2012 will end with 21,692 deceased victims of violence, to a rate of 73 deaths per 100,000 inhabitants…

Also, according to the article, the murders in 2011 were 19,336. Yep, destroying those 177,000 firearms last year really helped….. disarm the law abiding citizens. I wonder how many people were murdered by the government in collecting those now destroyed guns. Clearly less guns do not mean less gun death, it just means that bad people will continue to kill. Myth DEBUNKED!

From the left, we hear them cry out “We need to license and register guns”! Licensing and registration of guns allows for the legal possession of guns, but it does not prevent criminals from getting guns.

India has some very strict gun laws including licencing, registration, showing a need to have a gun and India also has over half of the 75 million illegal arms in circulation. According to this 2010 Global Post article.

Even more troubling, local experts say illegal factories produce a huge number of pistols and machine guns every year. In many places, police say, a so-called “katta” or country-made weapon, costs as little as $10, and picking one up is as easy as buying paan, the betel nut-based stimulant ubiquitous in the subcontinent.

and

Already, there are eight illegal guns for every legal weapon in Delhi, and more than 90 percent of crimes are committed with unlicensed guns. Most of them are made in secret sweatshops in neighboring states with a reputation for lawlessness and political turmoil.

Mexico already makes illegal drugs for the US market, I bet the Drug Trade Organizations would be happy to get into the illegal gun manufacturing business if they needed to. Banning guns, licensing owners and registering guns leads to lawlessness and anarchy not less gun crimes. Pew, pew pew, yep, shot holes through that lie, too.


Source: ‘Nox & Friends

New York Times journalist expelled from China after paper publishes story exposing wealth of Prime Minister family

Monday, December 31st, 2012

Quote:

A New York Times journalist who has worked as a correspondent in China since 2000 has been forced to leave the country following the paper’s report about the Prime Minister’s family wealth.
Chris Buckley, a 45-year-old Australian reporter known for his balanced reporting and rigor, flew out of Beijing with his partner and 12-year-old daughter on Monday after authorities failed to renew his annual media accreditation and residence visa before the December 31 deadline.


Chris Buckley: New York Times journalist expelled from China after paper published story exposing wealth of Prime Minister’s family | Mail Online

Quote:

They own private companies and manage state corporations, with properties abroad or offshore. The descendants of the Party’s founders are China’s new ‘red aristocracy’ and have created one of the most unjust societies in the world with the gap between haves and have-nots reaching a danger level. At least 500 episodes of social unrest occur each day. Xi Jinping is urged to fight corruption and implement reforms; however, the study that reveals the princelings’ assets is blocked.


CHINA The princelings, descendants of the Party’s ‘Immortals’, are China’s new masters – Asia News

Kim Koalburner is pregnant by downlow Negro Kanye West

Monday, December 31st, 2012
This is poetic justice for her father helping OJ get away with murder…Robert Kardashian…your blood dies with you….LA Times

News Show: Blacks Murder Deaf man, Gang Rape on Christmas

Monday, December 31st, 2012
Joe and John uncover some disgusting black crimes including the murder of a deaf White man at the hands of three blacks; but was it that simple? A Christmas night kidnapping and gangrape by "young people" AKA black terrorists.

(Can you guess what was wrong with the deaf White man’s girlfriend?)

I almost feel slightly bad. Macaulay Culkin: Lonesome, addicted, desperate. Even Mila Kunis left him.

Monday, December 31st, 2012
Sad to see what Hollywood does to White kids.

Macaulay Culkin: lonesome, desperate, addicted – English pravda.ru

Israel lobby should not have veto over US president’s cabinet

Monday, December 31st, 2012

LA Times – Big-time bowl games can create big-time financial issues for some schools (strange picture)

Monday, December 31st, 2012
Big-time bowl games can create big-time financial issues for some schools
Los Angeles Times, December 30, 2012
Los Angeles Times – California, national and world news – latimes.com

{}

Egypt: Trees vanishing from post-Arab Spring Cairo

Monday, December 31st, 2012

Quote:

Every day, we are losing more trees. People are busy with many problems here in Egypt: our struggling economy, our bitter politics. Nobody cares much about the environment right now. But if this continues, we’ll soon be living in an urban desert.


Trees vanishing from post-revolution Cairo | The Observers

Can someone really be programmed to assassinate a person without the assassin himself being conscious of his act?

Monday, December 31st, 2012
Because of the clear relevance of this question to the series of recent major news events which are being blatantly used to nullify America’s Second Amendment and to disarm America’s White citizenry, I am placing this video here in the News Forum. I hope, for the sake of awakening the White Race to its present real danger of losing its ability to defend itself with firearms, that SF mods will allow this thread to remain here in this forum.

Remember, America is being transformed into a Marxist Soviet Union with marxist government rulers. The president of America is a trained marxist nearly from birth who deeply hates America and the White race and has already in place a government organization consisting of dozens of "Czars" (incredibly, arrogantly, the actual name given them) answerable ONLY to the president. The president rules essentially already by "Executive Order" through his Czars. Congress and the Judiciary are forced to comply or are outright by-passed by the president.

Historically, after the disarming of the populations in marxist nations, there have followed the governmental mass murder of tens of millions of those nations’ citizens. Important to recognize the direction of present governmental trends.

The video: Turning an Innocent Unskilled Man into a Deadly Assassin

Black Cop Makes Plea in Prostitution Case

Monday, December 31st, 2012

Owens: What You’ll See In The Rebellion

Monday, December 31st, 2012
Hmmm…Very interesting, don’t know if this is hypothetical or if there are some folks out there that are willing to go this far? My guess would be "yes" there are.

Owens: What You’ll See In The Rebellion

Owens: What You’ll See In The Rebellion | Western Rifle Shooters Association

Quote:

…The 535 members of the House and Senate in both parties that allowed such a law to pass would largely be on their own; the Secret Service is too small to protect all of them and their families, the Capitol Police too unskilled, and competent private security not particularly interested in working against their own best interests at any price. The elites will be steadily whittled down, and if they can not be reached directly, the targets will become their staffers, spouses, children, and grandchildren. Grandstanding media figures loyal to the regime would die in droves, executed as enemies of the Republic.


Quote:

You can expect congressional staffs to disintegrate with just a few shootings, and expect elected officials themselves to resign well before a quarter of their number are eliminated, leaving us with a boxed-in executive, his cabinet loyalists trapped in the same win, die, or flee the country circumstance, military regime loyalists, and whatever State Governors who desire to risk their necks as well…


VikingInMe


Hindu Americans urge FBI to track religious hate crimes

Monday, December 31st, 2012

Quote:

Expressing shock and sorrow at the death of an Indian man Sunando Sen last week, Indian Americans have asked the Department of Justice and FBI to separately track hate crimes against various religious communities in the country.


Hindu Americans urge FBI to track religious hate crimes – Hindustan Times

Happy New Year Middle Class: The Fiscal Cliff Is Going To Rip You To Shreds

Monday, December 31st, 2012

Quote:

The middle class has quite a gift welcoming them as the calendar flips over to 2013. Their payroll taxes are going to go up, their income taxes are going to go up, and approximately 28 million households are going to be hit with a huge, unexpected AMT tax bill on their 2012 earnings. So happy New Year middle class! You are about to be ripped to shreds. In addition to the tax increases that I just mentioned, approximately two million unemployed Americans will instantly lose their extended unemployment benefits when 2013 begins, and new Obamacare tax hikes which will cost American taxpayers about a trillion dollars over the next decade will start to go into effect. If Congress is not able to come to some sort of a deal, all middle class families in America will be sending thousands more dollars to Uncle Sam next year than they were previously. And considering the fact that the middle class is already steadily shrinking and that the U.S. economy is already in an advanced state of decline, that is not good news. You would think that both major political parties would want to do something to keep the middle class from being hit with this kind of tax sledgehammer. Unfortunately, at this point it appears that our "leaders" in Washington D.C. are incapable of getting anything done. So get ready for much smaller paychecks and much larger tax bills. What is coming is not going to be pleasant.

So what happened?

Weren’t the tax increases only supposed to be for the wealthy?

Well, that is what the politicians always promise, but it is always the middle class that ends up getting hit the hardest.

In this day and age, the big corporations and the ultra-wealthy are absolute masters at avoiding taxes.

For example, Facebook paid approximately $4.64 million in taxes on their entire foreign profits of $1.344 billion for 2011.

That comes out to a tax rate of about 0.3 percent.

Overall, the global elite have approximately 18 trillion dollars parked in offshore tax havens such as the Cayman Islands.

Keep in mind that U.S. GDP for 2011 was only slightly above 15 trillion dollars.

So the global elite have an amount of money parked in offshore banks that is substantially larger than the total value of all goods and services produced in the United States each year.

According to one estimate, a third of all the wealth in the entire world is stationed in offshore banks. Our politicians are playing checkers and the global elite are playing chess when it comes to taxes. Our current system of taxation is irreversibly broken and should be entirely thrown out and replaced with something else.

And of course under our current system those that are poor don’t pay much in taxes because they are just trying to survive.

So who always ends up getting the painful end of the hammer?

The middle class does, and that really stinks.

Let us hope and pray that our politicians can come together and do something for the middle class. In particular, we should all be screaming and yelling at our politicians about the Alternative Minimum Tax. It was originally designed as a method to "tax the rich", but unless Congress does something the middle class is about to be ripped to shreds by it. The following is from a recent CNBC article about the AMT…

In a cruel epilogue to 2012, roughly 28 million families would owe the IRS $86 billion more than they anticipated for this year should the country plunge off the cliff, according to the nonpartisan Tax Policy Center.

Those families would face the "Alternative Minimum Tax," which was introduced in 1969 to supposedly guarantee that wealthy Americans could not elude the taxman. But the AMT not only flopped, it was never indexed to inflation. So with each passing year, it seeps away from high society and into the wallets of Target and Wal-Mart shoppers. That sets up a disaster for April 15.

So how much money are we talking about?

According to that same article, many families are about to be socked by tax bills that will be absolutely huge…

On the whole, 98 percent of those with incomes between $200,000 to $500,000 would pay an additional $11,000 in AMT this year, according to the center’s estimates. About 88 percent of those with incomes of $100,000 to $200,000 would need to fork over another $3100, and even the majority of Americans with earnings between $75,000 and $100,000 would have an AMT liability.

Most of the tax increases that will be coming as a result of the fiscal cliff will be for 2013 earnings, but the AMT tax hike will apply to 2012 earnings. So if you end up falling under the AMT, you better get ready to write a very large check to Uncle Sam in just a couple of months.

And the AMT is only just one of the very painful tax increases that American families will be facing. If no deal is reached in Congress, every single middle class American taxpayer will be dealing with significantly higher taxes.

A recent ABC News report entitled "Fiscal Cliff: By The Numbers" detailed some of the other tax increases that you can expect in 2013…
Fiscal Cliff: By The Numbers – YouTube
So why don’t our politicians do something about all of this?

What are they fighting so bitterly about anyway?

Sadly, neither side is actually serious about substantially reducing the size of government deficits or about getting government spending under control.

During a recent interview on CNBC, Ron Paul explained that "they pretend they are fighting up there, but they really aren’t. They are arguing over power, spin, who looks good, who looks bad; all trying to preserve the system where they can spend what they want, take care of their friends and print money when they need it."

Most in the mainstream media are making it sound like some kind of a "battle royal" is going on in Washington, but as Lou Dobbs recently pointed out, the U.S. national debt is going to end up in just about the same place no matter what happens.

According to Dobbs, if we "do nothing" the U.S. national debt will be approximately 25.8 trillion dollars in 2022.

If "Obama wins", the U.S. national debt will be approximately 25.4 trillion dollars in 2022.

If "Boehner wins", the U.S. national debt will be approximately 25.2 trillion dollars in 2022.

You can watch the entire analysis by Lou Dobbs right here…
Lou Dobbs, Dec. 10 2012 – YouTube
So they are putting all of us through all of this torture even though nothing will really change in the long run no matter who wins?

What kind of a circus is this?

Meanwhile, the reckless spending continues.

Barack Obama has just issued a new executive order that ends the pay freeze for federal workers that had been in place.

So now all federal employees will be getting a nice hefty pay raise.

For example, Vice President Joe Biden brought in $225,521 this year.

Next year, he will make $231,900.

Not that our politicians really need the money. Most members of Congress are millionaires anyway. But if they can get us to pay for it, they might as well go for it, eh?

There are now close to half a million federal employees that bring home at least $100,000 a year. Plus, it is important to keep in mind that the benefits that federal employees get are absolutely outstanding, and it is close to impossible to actually fire a federal worker.

Life is good if you are working for Uncle Sam.

Meanwhile, our politicians seem determined to keep draining more blood out of the middle class. Even if a "deal" is reached, we will still be hit by some categories of tax increases. Let’s just hope and pray that we don’t get hit by all of the tax increases that are scheduled to go into effect. That would be a financial disaster for millions of families.

So happy New Year middle class. Your taxes are about to go through the roof and our politicians are too busy fighting with each other to do anything about it.

What else will 2013 bring?


Source: Happy New Year Middle Class: The Fiscal Cliff Is Going To Rip You To Shreds

No African leader deemed worthy of leadership award

Monday, December 31st, 2012

Quote:

(CNN) — No-one has been awarded the world’s most valuable prize, the $5 million Ibrahim Prize for Achievement in African Leadership, which was due to be announced Monday.

For the third time in six years, no African leader has been deemed worthy of the prize, awarded by Sudanese billionaire Mo Ibrahim’s foundation.


No African leader deemed worthy of leadership award – CNN.com

Texas judge OKs ban on Planned Parenthood Funding

Monday, December 31st, 2012

Professor: Scrap ‘archaic, idiosyncratic and downright evil’ Constitution

Monday, December 31st, 2012

Quote:

Georgetown Law professor: Scrap ‘archaic, idiosyncratic and downright evil’ Constitution


Quote:

With hours to go before nation heads off the fiscal cliff, Georgetown Law professor Louis Michael Seidman writes that the time has come to scrap the Constitution.


In an op-ed published in the New York Times Monday, Seidman, a constitutional law professor, claimed that the nation’s foundational document is the real impediment to progress and solutions to America’s troubles.

“As the nation teeters at the edge of fiscal chaos, observers are reaching the conclusion that the American system of government is broken,” Seidman wrote. “But almost no one blames the culprit: our insistence on obedience to the Constitution, with all its archaic, idiosyncratic and downright evil provisions.”


Study analyzes high black voter turnout

Monday, December 31st, 2012

Quote:

African-American voters may have cast ballots at a higher rate than white voters for the first time in history, according to new research released Wednesday.

According to a study from the Pew Research Center, African-Americans saw a high voter participation rate this year: while that demographic makes up 12 percent of the “eligible electorate,” African-Americans accounted for 13 percent of the total votes, and could have outpaced the turnout rate of white voters.

“Did the turnout rate of blacks exceed that of whites this year for the first time ever? For now, there’s circumstantial evidence but no conclusive proof,” the report noted. “And there’ll be no clear verdict until next spring, when the U.S. Census Bureau publishes findings from its biannual post-election survey on voter turnout.”