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Islamic State flag free to fly on Facebook in Sweden, prosecutor rules


From Fox News: A Swedish prosecutor may have set a dangerous precedent last week in regards to the Islamic State flag.

Prosecutor Gisela Sjovall announced last week that a 23-year-old man wouldn’t be charged after posting the flag to his Facebook page in June, according to The Local. Authorities in Laholm had investigated the man, who came to Sweden from Syria, on suspicion of committing “hate speech.”

In comparison to the Nazi symbol which has come to be a symbol for prejudice against Jewish people, the same couldn’t be said for the Islamic State flag, Sjovall added. “Up until now, we haven’t come to that point,” she told the Hallandsposten, a local newspaper. “That could change in ten years.”

The Local noted that under Sweden’s hate speech laws, for an image to be considered “hate speech,” it needs to threaten or disparage a group of people in connections to their race, nationality, ethnicity, religion or sexual orientation.

No disparagement here...

No disparagement here…

“If there had been anything in the text (posted alongside the flag) with more specific formulations about certain groups, for example homosexuals, the ruling could have been different,” Sjovall said.  “For me, there are no doubts about the decision not to prosecute.”

Sjovall said the man told authorities in June that he does not support ISIS. The man’s lawyer said that what he posted wasn’t an ISIS flag, but a symbol of what had been used within Islam for hundreds of years before ISIS misconstrued its meaning.

The flag had already been banned in the Netherlands and Germany. Former British Prime Minister David Cameron had also said that anyone displaying the ISIS flag should be arrested, but there wasn’t a law barring people from displaying it.


It’s war: CIA prepping for cyber attack on Russia

The Obama administration has been itching to go to war with Russia — first, over Ukraine/Crimea; then, over Syria because the Russian military actually attacks ISIS and the jihadist Syrian “rebels” while Obama (and Israel and Saudi Arabia) wants to topple Syria’s Assad government who is friendly toward Christians.

See “U.S. breaks off talks with Russia, as Russians prepare for war with massive civil defense drill

The latest “reason” is the Obama administration’s accusation that Russia hacked the emails of the DNC, then-secretary of state Hillary Clinton, and John Podesta, the chair of Hillary’s presidential campaign campaign — emails that WikiLeaks has been leaking, to the Dems’ embarrassment.

See, for example:

But according to WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange, it was a murdered DNC staffer who was the source of leaked DNC emails.

Now comes ominous news that the CIA is preparing to launch a cyber attack on Russia.

cyberwarNBC News reports, Oct. 14, 2016:

The Obama administration is contemplating an unprecedented cyber covert action against Russia in retaliation for alleged Russian interference in the American presidential election, U.S. intelligence officials told NBC News.

Current and former officials with direct knowledge of the situation say the CIA has been asked to deliver options to the White House for a wide-ranging “clandestine” cyber operation designed to harass and “embarrass” the Kremlin leadership.

The sources did not elaborate on the exact measures the CIA was considering, but said the agency had already begun opening cyber doors, selecting targets and making other preparations for an operation. Former intelligence officers told NBC News that the agency had gathered reams of documents that could expose unsavory tactics by Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Vice President Joe Biden told “Meet the Press” moderator Chuck Todd on Friday that “we’re sending a message” to Putin and that “it will be at the time of our choosing, and under the circumstances that will have the greatest impact.” [But] When asked if the American public will know a message was sent, the vice president replied, “Hope not.”

[…] Sean Kanuck, who was until this spring the senior U.S. intelligence official responsible for analyzing Russian cyber capabilities, said not mounting a response would carry a cost.

“If you publicly accuse someone,” he said, “and don’t follow it up with a responsive action, that may weaken the credible threat of your response capability.”

President Obama will ultimately have to decide whether he will authorize a CIA operation. Officials told NBC News that for now there are divisions at the top of the administration about whether to proceed.

[…] Former CIA deputy director Michael Morell expressed skepticism that the U.S. would go so far as to attack Russian networks.

“Physical attacks on networks is not something the U.S. wants to do because we don’t want to set a precedent for other countries to do it as well, including against us,” he said. “My own view is that our response shouldn’t be covert — it should overt, for everybody to see.” [Good luck with that, Morrell, because this news of CIA prepping cyber war is out. -Eowyn]

The Obama administration is debating just that question, officials say — whether to respond to Russia via cyber means, or with traditional measures such as sanctions.

The CIA’s cyber operation is being prepared by a team within the CIA’s Center for Cyber Intelligence, documents indicate. According to officials, the team has a staff of hundreds and a budget in the hundreds of millions, they say. […]

While the National Security Agency is the center for American digital spying, the CIA is the lead agency for covert action and has its own cyber capabilities. […] According to documents leaked by Edward Snowden, the CIA requested $685.4 million for computer network operations in 2013, compared to $1 billion by the NSA.

Retired Gen. Mike Hayden, who ran the CIA after leading the NSA, wrote this year: “We even had our own cyber force, the Information Operations Center (IOC), that former CIA director George Tenet launched and which had grown steadily under the next spy chief, Porter Goss, and me. The CIA didn’t try to replicate or try to compete with NSA… the IOC was a lot like Marine Corps aviation while NSA was an awful lot like America’s Air Force.”

Does Obama seriously think Russia won’t counterattack if the U.S. launches a cyber attack? And are we prepared to withstand cyber war with Moscow (and perhaps China, too), given head of Cyber Command and director of the National Security Agency Gen. Keith Alexander’s warning in February 2014 that the U.S. military is not prepared for cyber war?

War with Russia will also be Obama’s perfect excuse to suspend the November election.


Qatar Gave Clinton Foundation A Million Dollar Check For Bill’s Birthday

Legal in Qatar

Legal in Qatar

From Wikipedia:

Qatar is a country that is ruled by Sharia Law. Islamic polygamy is allowed in the country. Flogging is used in Qatar as a punishment for alcohol consumption or illicit sexual relations. Article 88 of Qatar’s criminal code declares the punishment for adultery is 100 lashes. Stoning is a legal punishment in Qatar.  Apostasy is a crime punishable by the death penalty in Qatar. Blasphemy is punishable by up to seven years in prison and proselytizing can be punished by up to 10 years in prison. Homosexuality is a crime punishable by the death penalty.

But hey, a million bucks is a million bucks!

Clinton Cash

From Daily Mail: The small Persian Gulf nation of Qatar found an unusual way to say ‘happy birthday’ to former President Bill Clinton: a $1 million check to the Clinton Foundation. The existence of the ‘birthday’ check was revealed in newly dumped documents on Wikileaks hacked from Hillary Clinton campaign chair John Podesta.

The check, reported by the Daily Caller, came following meeting between a Clinton Foundation official and several foreign ambassadors to the U.S. At the time the check was delivered, the Qataris were seeking five minutes of face time with the former president, while also soliciting input on how to make ‘investments’ in Haiti in education and health, a possible reference to charity efforts.

‘Would like to see WJC ‘for five minutes’ in NYC, to present $1 million check that Qatar promised for WJC’s birthday in 2011, Clinton official Ami Desai wrote in 2012. ‘Qatar would welcome our suggestions for investments in Haiti – particularly on education and health, Desai added.

‘They have allocated most of their $20 million but are happy to consider projects we suggest. I’m collecting input from CF Haiti team,’ a reference to the Clinton Foundation. The Clinton Foundation had made investments and reconstruction in Haiti a major focus following the devastating earthquake there.  The Qataris also inquired about making investments in Haiti for health and education. The email was penned by Clinton Foundation policy director Amitabh Desai.

It's good to have very rich friends...

It’s good to have very rich friends…

Qatar has been a major beneficiary of the U.S. security umbrella in the Middle East. The small oil-rich emirate also makes substantial purchases of U.S. military equipment.

The email also describes meetings with the ambassadors of Brazil, Peru, Malawi and Rwanda.

The ambassador meetings appeared to be geared toward soliciting ideas for foundation projects in their countries. In the case of Peru, the ambassador was asked for ideas about ‘which sectors/parts of Peru to focus on in order to create jobs.’

‘He suggested we speak with his son, an alderman in Lima, about jobs projects for young men who otherwise could be recruited by gangs,’ according to the email. ‘Ambassador also suggested speaking with Minister for Women and Vulnerable Populations, Ms. Ana Jara, for jobs projects for women.’

Hillary Clinton’s campaign has not been commenting on the veracity of specific emails, although it has said all of them may not be accurate.

The U.S. intelligence community says Russian intelligence is behind the hack of Democratic officials. The FBI has opened an investigation into the hack of Podesta’s emails.

The email was sent to longtime Bill Clinton aide Doug Band, Bruce Lindsey, who chairs the Clinton Foundation board, Clinton aide Justin Cooper, and Laura Graham, the foundation chief operating officer. The foundation did not have immediate comment.

It wasn’t immediately clear why the email would have been included in Podesta’s emails, as he was not listed as a recipient. It was posted on the Wikileaks site, which has been dumping thousands of emails believed to have been hacked from Podesta’s account.

Podesta this week slammed Russian intelligence for meddling in the election and suggested there is a connection to Donald Trump’s presidential campaign. Podesta blames Russia for new Wikileaks email hack release.


Wheelchair-bound woman raped by refugees at Sweden asylum center

Paging George and Amal Clooney.


From Fox News: A wheelchair-bound woman was gang raped by six asylum seekers, Swedish police have said.

The unnamed disabled woman had asked to use a toilet at a nearby asylum center after sharing a taxi with one of its residents. But after she was invited inside, the woman, in her 30s, was attacked by the man and six of his fellow migrants.

A furious group of more than 100 Swedes have since attacked the centre in Visby, pelting it with rocks.

The victim’s lawyer Staffan Fredriksson told local newspaper Aftonbladlet: “She followed him in and had no fears that something would happen. Then the man took advantage of the situation. The abuse started in the toilet.” He added: “She is completely broken down.”

Five men, all aged in their 20s, have since been arrested by Swedish police following the incident on October 2. They are yet to release the men’s nationalities or identities.

Sweden has been at the forefront of efforts to accept migrants fleeing conflicts in places like Syria and Afghanistan. Last year alone it is estimated to have taken in more than 200,000 asylum seekers – around 2 percent of its population.

Germany, by comparison, accepted the equivalent of 1 percent over the same period.

 “She got paralyzed in this situation and was not able to bring herself to resist physically, other than saying no.”


Secretary of State John Kerry: The Bible commands us to confront ‘climate change’ and especially protect Muslims

On September 3, 2014, at a ceremony to appoint Texas lawyer Shaarik Zafar to be special representative to Muslim communities, Secretary of State John Kerry claimed that Scripture, in particular the Book of Genesis, says it is the United States’ “responsibility” to “confront climate change” and to especially protect Muslims from its effects.

In the video snippet below, Kerry says:

“When Shaarik started drafting the U. S. strategy on religious leader and faith community engagement, he began with two words: Religion matters. We’re making that a mantra here in the State Department, in our foreign policy. Our [U.S. and Muslims] fates are inextricably linked on any number of things that we must confront and deal with in policy concepts today. Our fates are inextricably linked on the environment. For many of us, respect for God’s creation also translates into a duty to protect and sustain his first creation — Earth, the planet. Before God created man, he created heavens and earth. Confronting climate change is in the long run one of the greatest challenges that we face, and you can see this duty or responsibility laid out in Scriptures, clearly, beginning in Genesis. And Muslim-majority countries are among the most vulnerable. Our response to this challenge ought to be rooted in a sense of stewardship for Earth. And for me and for many of us today, that responsibility comes from God.”

There are so many things wrong with Kerry’s speech, I’m at a loss where to begin. Here are some:

  1. “Religion matters”? By their behavior and in countless ways, the Obama administration makes clear that the only “religion” that “matters” is Islam. As an example: of the 12,587 Syrian refugees “resettled” in the U.S. in fiscal year 2016, 99.2% (or 12,486) are Muslims. Only 0.5% (or 68) are Christians. (CNS News)
  2. Where in the Bible does it say that Earth is God’s “first creation”?
  3. There was no Islam and no Muslims when the Bible was written, for good reason, as Islam was founded more than half a century after Christ.
  4. There is no mention of “climate change” anywhere in the Bible.
  5. How are Muslim-majority countries — most of which are desert countries — “most vulnerable” to “climate change”? Mark my words: Kerry is preparing the groundwork for Muslim countries to demand “reparations” for being victims of “climate change”. See “Third World countries want more than $10oB a year as ‘climate change’ reparations“.
  6. And lastly, there is no man-made “climate change” or what used to called “global warming”. The global warming Nazis switched their terminology to “climate change” because scientific data show there has been no global warming in the past 10 years and more. (See “UK’s national weather service: Global cooling for last 10 years”.) In fact, because of the lack of solar activity, solar scientists now say there will be another Little Ice Age in 2030. The last one was 300 years ago. (Independent)

YouTube commenter streetrace442 says it best:

“Really?  This coming from the very party who one, doesn’t believe the Bible. Two: Believes God can be voted out of existence. Three: Doesn’t believe He exist to begin with. Four: Never has read the Bible.”

By “Believes God can be voted out of existence,” streetrace442 was referring to the 2012 Democratic National Convention when, in a voice vote, the delegates thrice voted to exclude any mention of God from the Democratic Party platform.

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H/t Breitbart and FOTM‘s Lola


U.S. breaks off talks with Russia, as Russians prepare for war with massive civil defense drill

While Americans are transfixed by the the Brangelina divorce and Kim Kardashian’s robbery hoax, U.S.-Russian relations rapidly are deteriorating to a point that war is no longer an alarmist fantasy.

Below is a quick look at what has happened and is happening, with embedded links for your perusal. You will see that it is the Obama administration who is being hostile and provocative.

On September 17, 2016, the U.S. coalition bombed Syrian government troops fighting the Islamic State near the city of Deir Ezzor, killing more than 80 and wounding over 100. The U.S. called it an “accident”; Russia said the U.S. is intentionally aiding the Islamic State/ISIS. (The Free Thought Project)

• On September 28, 2016, U.S. State Department spokesman John Kirby issued a veiled threat to Moscow — of terror attacks on Russian cities and shoot-downs of Russian jets if Vladimir Putin continues his fight against ISIS in Syria. Kirby told reporters in a press briefing that “Extremist groups will continue to exploit the vacuums that are there in Syria to expand their operations, which could include attacks against Russian interests, perhaps even Russian cities. Russia will continue to send troops home in body bags, and will continue to lose resources, perhaps even aircraft,” adding that if the war in Syria continues “more Russian lives will be lost, more Russian aircraft will be shot down.”

Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova took the remarks as a thinly veiled threat. In a Facebook post, Zakharova asks: “And those [acts of terrorism] will be perpetrated by ‘moderate’ [Syrian opposition groups]? Just the ones that Washington has been unable to separate from Al-Nusra for as long as six months? Don’t you think that such ventriloquism about ‘body bags,’ ‘terrorist attacks in Russian cities’ and ‘loss of aircraft,’ sounds more like a ‘get ’em’ command, rather than a diplomatic comment?”

Al-Nusra is an Al-Qaeda offshoot. An Al-Nusra unit commander recently revealed that “The Americans are on our side” and that Al-Nusra had been given TOW missiles and other weapons “directly” from the U.S. and its allies. (InfoWars)

Yesterday, October 3, after threatening for almost a week to end the nearly 6 years of negotiations with Russia on the Syrian peace process, the Obama administration unilaterally broke off all talks with Moscow. White House spokesman Josh Earnest told reporters that there is “nothing more for the US and Russia to talk about” in Syria.

• Also yesterday, Oct. 3, Russia suspended participation in a program for disposing of plutonium from decommissioned nuclear warheads. Russian officials gave as the explanation “the radical change in the environment, a threat to strategic stability posed by the hostile actions of the US against Russia, and the inability of the US to deliver on the obligation to dispose of excessive weapons plutonium under international treaties.” (ZeroHedge)

Today, Oct. 4, Russia begins a massive 4-day “All-Russian civil defense drill”. As described by the Ministry of the Russian Federation for Civil Defense:

  • The drill involves federal and regional executive authorities, local governments and organizations in all constituent territories of Russia.
  • Altogether, more than 40 million people, 200,000 specialists of emergency rescue divisions, and about 50,000 units of equipment will participate in in the drill.
  • The main goal of the drill is to practice organization of management during civil defense events and emergency and fire management, to check preparedness of management bodies and forces of civil defense on all levels to respond to natural and man-made disasters and to take civil defense measures.
  • The drill will rehearse radiation, chemical and biological protection of the personnel and population during emergencies. Response units will deploy radiation, chemical and biological monitoring centers and sanitation posts at the emergency areas, while laboratory control networks are going to be put on standby.

• InfoWars Alex Jones has been puzzled by why the Obama administration and Hillary Clinton have been painting Jones and Donald Trump — who wants peace with Russia — as Putin’s puppets. In the video below, Jones has an “Aha!” epiphany.

Beginning at the 2:31 mark, Jones said:

“I was thinking, why am I so troubled by them going on MSNBC and CNN putting my picture up there with Putin’s, with Trump’s, saying that we’re Russian agents and we got our orders from Putin and he’s our godfather. I was thinking it’s ridiculous, it’s made up, it’s not true. That’s just another sovereign nation trying to get out from under globalism. […] And then it clicks. […] Oh my God, they really are going to war with Russia, and anyone that doesn’t go along with the war is a Russian agent, because none of this makes sense and is comical unless you know you’re going for broke and you don’t care. That’s why all the elites are buying bunkers and leaving the United States. It may not be this year or next year, but […] World War III with the Russians is set in the next 4 to 5 years, and the globalists want to entice the Russians to attack — a first strike.”

On August 31, 2016, Hillary Clinton threatened Russia with war. Accusing Russia of “hacking into the Democratic National Committee and even some state election systems,” she said:

“So we’ve got to step up our game, make sure we are well defended and able to take the fight to those who go after us. As President, I will make it clear that United States will treat cyber attacks just like any other attack. We will be ready with serious political, economic, and military responses.

• In May 2016, The Saker wrote that Russia is preparing for World War III:

The Russians all see that the US power is on the decline and that the dollar will, sooner or later, gradually or suddenly, lose its role as the main reserve and exchange currency on the planet (this process has already begun). Simply put – unless the US finds a way to dramatically change the current international dynamic the AngloZionist Empire will collapse. The Russians believe that what the Americans are doing is, at best, to use tensions with Russia to revive a dormant Cold War v2 and, at worst, to actually start a real shooting war in Europe. […]

So let us now examine the Russian reaction to Empire’s stance.

First, the Russians want to make darn sure that the Americans do not give in to the illusion that a full-scale war in Europe would be like WWII which saw the US homeland only suffer a few, tiny, almost symbolic, attacks by the enemy. Since a full scale war in Europe would threaten the very existence of the Russian state and nation, the Russians are now taking measures to make darn sure that, should that happen, the US would pay an immense price for such an attack.

Second, the Russians are now evidently assuming that a conventional threat from the West might materialize in the foreseeable future. They are therefore taking the measures needed to counter that conventional threat.

Third, since the USA appears to be dead set into deploying an anti-ballistic missile system not only in Europe, but also in the Far East, the Russians are taking the measures to both defeat and bypass this system.

The Russian effort is a vast and a complex one, and it covers almost every aspect of Russian force planning, but there are four examples which, I think, best illustrate the Russian determination not to allow a 22 June 1941 to happen again:

  • The re-creation of the First Guards Tank Army (in progress)
  • The deployment of the Iskander-M operational-tactical missile system (done)
  • The deployment of the Sarmat ICBM (in progress)
  • The deployment of the Status-6 strategic torpedo (in progress) […]

So sometimes things have to be said directly and unambiguously: western politicians better not believe in their own imperial hubris. So far, all their threats have achieved is that the Russians have responded with a many but futile verbal protests and a full-scale program to prepare Russia for WWIII.

As I have written many times, Russians are very afraid of war and they will go out of their way to avoid it. But they are also ready for war. This is a uniquely Russian cultural feature which the West has misread an innumerable number of time over the past 1000 years or so. Over and over again have the Europeans attacked Russia only to find themselves into a fight they would never have imagined, even in their worst nightmares. This is why the Russians like to say that “Russia never starts wars, she only ends them”. […]

If the AngloZionist ‘deep state’ is really delusional enough to trigger a war with Russia, in Europe or elsewhere, the narcissistic and hedonistic West, drunk on its own propaganda and hubris, will discover a level of violence and warfare it cannot even imagine and if that only affected those responsible for these reckless and suicidal policies it would be great. But the problem is, of course, that many millions of us, simple, regular people, will suffer and die as a consequence of our collective failure to prevent that outcome. I hope and pray that my repeated warnings will at least contribute to what I hope is a growing realization that this folly has to be immediately stopped and that sanity must return to politics.

• On June 23, 2016, Reuters reports that:

Russia is likely to deploy advanced nuclear-capable missiles in its European exclave of Kaliningrad by 2019, casting the move as a reply to a U.S.-backed missile shield, and may one day put them in Crimea too, sources close to its military predict. That would fuel what is already the worst standoff between Russia and the West since the Cold War and put a swathe of territory in NATO members Poland, Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia in the cross-hairs.”

The nuke-capable missiles are called the Iskander, the Persian name for Alexander the Great.

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CIA director John Brennan, suspected Muslim, voted for the Communist Party

During the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s annual conference, Sept. 14-18, 2016, CIA Director John Brennan admitted to supporting the Communist Party in the 1976 election.

As reported by CNN, during a panel discussion at the conference about diversity in the intelligence community, Brennan was asked about barriers to recruiting diverse candidates for the intelligence fields, including whether past records of activism could hurt someone applying for a clearance later in life.

In response, Brennan recalled being asked a standard question for a top security clearance at his early CIA lie detector test: “Have you ever worked with or for a group that was dedicated to overthrowing the US?”

Brennan told the conference, “I froze. This was back in 1980, and I thought back to a previous election where I voted, and I voted for the Communist Party candidate” — Gus Hall.

Brennan continued:

“I froze, because I was getting so close to coming into CIA and said, ‘OK, here’s the choice, John. You can deny that, and the machine is probably going to go, you know, wacko, or I can acknowledge it and see what happens.'”

So Brennan told the CIA polygrapher that he was neither Democratic, Republican nor Communist, and that voting for the Communist Party candidate was his way of “signalling” his “unhappiness with the system, and the need for change.”

The polygrapher looked at Brennan and said, “OK”.

To Brennan’s surprise, he “soon got his admission notice to the CIA.”

Brennan told the conference that this shows how broad-minded the CIA was in regards to freedom of speech, although he thinks the CIA still has a long way to go in accepting homosexual and minority recruits.

Barack Obama & CIA Director John Brennan

Barack Obama & CIA Director John Brennan

In 1980, the United States and the Soviet Union had begun a “Second Cold War,” when tensions between the major powers greatly increased, with both sides becoming more militaristic. Given that, the “tolerance” of the CIA polygrapher toward Brennan’s admission of voting for the Communist Party is certainly noteworthy.

Writing for FrontPage Mag, Daniel Greenfield observes:

“If he [Brennan] had admitted to voting for the Nazi Party, he would have been hounded out of everywhere. And rightly so. What’s wrong is that voting for a mass murdering totalitarian ideology is just considered a whimsical act of a passionate young man. This is the pernicious double standard that has allowed the left to evade its moral responsibility for the crimes of the left.

Communism and its fellow travelers have never been held accountable. That is unfortunately still the case.

It’s very telling that voting for the Communist candidate wasn’t disqualifying. […] But you can have a Communist past and still become the CIA Director.

And final question, who really won the Cold War when America’s highest offices are run by people whose essential ideas and politics are far closer to Lenin than Eisenhower.”

No wonder Barack Obama appointed Brennan as CIA director: