Bloomberg: Occupy and Tea Party folks are useful idiots; don't know who they're useful to, though


Bloomberg, or the Occupy and Tea Party movements, which he considers pretty much the same thing:
"Both are groups of people who think that we’re going in the wrong direction,” Mr. Bloomberg continued. “They may not have answers as to where to go, or their answers may be not-too-smart and not work and not be practical or whatever, but they are people who are not happy and they want to protest. Which is the American way, there’s nothing wrong with that. The trick is to not listen to people who have irrational ways to deal with the problems.”

To whoever screwed up the Tea Party to the degree that this elitist big city blowhard thinks it is similar to Occupy: thank you. If I find you, I will kick your dumb ass.

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A ruse and another ruse: Egyptian admits involvement with anti-Islam movie

Deception, distraction and abuse of the ignorant. That is what the Arab World attacks on United States diplomatic properties are. 

It keeps getting more and more deceptive. The facts of these violent events have little to do with the movie. The movie makers are part of the story, as is the ludicrous, mocking film. But it is just a match that is sparked by an existing fire. 

Now, it seems the creator of the almost unseen 2011 movie that was used to provoke Muslim extremist violence, who poses as an outspoken Jew from Israel, is not only an agitator, but a multilevel fake. It seems the filmmaker is not Jewish or an Israeli, while it does appear he has been living in Southern California.  

This might lower excitement for this series of violent events for those who embrace Antisemitism or simply dislike or hate Israel (the only real democracy in the Middle East). Such types were no doubt thrilled (even if just a little) that an outspoken Jew provoked attacks on U.S. properties. I cannot accept that these actions against the United States were even provoked by a movie, but by deep-seated hatred for anything non-Muslim. The provocation was an irrational, religiously charged rage that was looking for an excuse -- not a reason -- to commit heinous acts of violence against the United States. The movie was the match. That's all. 

I find it ironic that American leaders, and well-placed journalists, were tripping over themselves going after this foul movie for its bigotry. The acts of violence were secondary! Obama, Clinton, stop chastising the match for the fire and chastise the ones who threw that match. The filmmaker didn't throw the match: Muslim extremist leaders did. It's the same old story that is not discussed openly: Some, obsessed with political correctness and less inclined to reality as it sits in front of us, are more concerned with the excuses radicals give for their actions, rather than the reasons for their offensive behavior.  

This revelation of the filmmaker's roots changes very little. As a proponent of allowing even unreasonable free speech, I blame the death and destruction on those who provoked them directly: their extremist leaders. I don't believe people should be permitted to say anything at all -- literally ANYTHING --  based on the freedom of speech. I do believe in allowing idiots to speak out, act up and misbehave, short of truly threatening and cruel words and behavior. 

See, my appreciation for free speech extends to "moron sonar." I encourage all sorts of idiots to speak out, while I regret that they might influence others too dumb to see how dumb the morons are. The words of morons ping, like sonar, and thereby make me aware of stupid by what stupid expresses (be it spoken, written or otherwise demonstrated). 

The broad news media often exhaust me, obviously.

With the violent events happening under the supposed provocation of a crass movie, I am already cringing at how slow everyone is at recognizing just how well these extremists are playing guilt-ridden, spoiled, First Worlders, the Americans.

Egyptian admits involvement with anti-Islam film, Jewish connection seems unlikely (JTA - Jewish & Israel News)

He’s not a Jew.
At least, that’s the latest on the man behind the anti-Islam film, "Innocence of Muslims," that has fueled attacks on U.S. diplomatic installations in Libya, Egypt and Yemen, leaving the U.S. ambassador to Libya, J. Christopher Stevens, dead.

The filmmaker appears to be an Egyptian Christian rather than an Israeli Jew, as he had claimed in interviews.

The Associated Press tracked down an Egyptian Coptic Christian living in Southern California who admitted to involvement with the film’s logistics, and whose middle name and known aliases closely resemble the apparently fake name – Sam Bacile – used by the filmmaker.

Read the article:

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The DNC Takes a Pass On National Security

Fred Thompson, the former US Senator from Tennessee, reminds me that Sen. John Kerry of Massachusetts might act like he knows foreign policy, and might have claimed the same of Obama in a speech at the DNC, but Kerry is foolish -- or easily fooled -- where dictators are concerned.
Thompson writes in a recent message for Grassroots Action that Kerry is "the man who looked into the soul of Syrian thug, Bashar al-Assad, and claimed to know him as a reformer."
I'd forgotten this highly specious moment in American foreign policy. (I am informed by Thompson's messages from time to time, but am especially appreciative in this instance.)
It's one thing to try to be diplomatic, Sen. Kerry, but quite another to be a blind advocate for a longtime dictator as a reformer, when little suggests he was anything like it. This statement by Kerry was not long before the crackdown in Syria.
This is a time when such comments should come back and haunt you, Senator. And President Obama. Instead, I needed to be reminded if it by an email. If the news media were doing a really good job of covering the conventions, these words would have been haunting Kerry immediately after his speech at the DNC.
Please, let them haunt him, and Obama, now, with no end in sight of the violence in Syria, and the Arab Spring becoming the Muslim murder Spree in Libya.
Let us see to it that Obama leaves the White House, to become a figurehead for a university or launch an international nonprofit, and stay mostly outside of blatant politicking.
Haven't we had enough of his divisive, self-serving politics? I think we have.
I know Obama has failed us in foreign policy, evidenced by his generally passive encouragement of the so-called Arab Spring, but not reacting to the disaster that Syria has become, and being just another vote in the UN with regard to Iran's threat. He is not going to reasonable lengths to sway extremist trends. Now, Libya and Egypt are hotbeds of hate for America, and what will happen in response? Condolences and a return to dictatorships?
Obama: change you should be leavin'. Get on it now. We cannot have four more years of this passivity.

- jR