November 01, 2016
Ministry of Irony: Google's Youtube Censors Video on Left Wing Censorship
A video titled “The Dark Art of Political Intimidation” was posted last week by WSJ columnist Kimberly Strassel as a PragerU lecture. “Within several hours of PragerU posting the video,” said a WSJ editorial, YouTube placed it in ‘restricted mode,’ making it inaccessible to schools, libraries and young Americans whose parents have enabled YouTube technology filters.”The video that must not be seen is here, so long as it lasts.
What the videos have done is run afoul of progressive orthodoxy. YouTube told WSJ that “video restrictions are decided by an ‘algorithm’ that factors in ‘community flagging’ and ‘sensitive content.’” In other words, the algorithm was tripped by progressives trying to limit speech and political engagement by conservatives. Flag a video enough times and the restrictions kick in. Do it often enough and YouTube is your safe space. Extra points for flagging videos that accuse the left of doing exactly what you’re doing.
October 27, 2016
Ministry of Irony: America vs America
I'm not 100% sure that's an American missile ISIS is shooting at that Abrams tank we gave Iraq. But there's at least a 50/50 chance.
July 18, 2016
Experience Authentic Culture! Visit Turkey! Now With 100% More Pakistan!
Those Turkish "defenders of democracy" look strangely familiar....pic.twitter.com/wUrkiEpocP— Old Holborn ✘ (@Holbornlolz) July 17, 2016
May 04, 2016
Every Cliché Has Its Element of Truth (Update Or Not)
In purely classic mob style someone in Brooklyn has been Sleeping with the fishes.
Police are trying to identify the body of a man who washed up along a Brooklyn beach wrapped in plastic bags with his arms tied around his back, his feet in "cement shoes."And obviously Catholic, completing the picture.
New York Police Department Chief of Detectives Robert Boyce said Tuesday the victim had his feet "submerged in poured concrete."
He said it was obviously a homicide and officials were investigating. The man has a large tattoo of the Virgin Mary holding a rose and police hoped it would help identify him.
I'm going out on a limb here, I suspect he may be Italian, does that make me racist?
A student found the remains of gang member Peter Martinez on Manhattan Beach in Brooklyn this week.
It is thought that strong currents swept the 28-year-old's body to shore.
But hey at least I was right about "gang related" just like totally the wrong gang, I guess the Italians can take it as imitation is the most sincere form of flattery.
April 01, 2016
Heartbreak at Huffpo! Muslima Admits Slashing Her Own Face
Concocting Story of Scary White Christian in Black Hat
'She reported as she was walking northbound on Broadway, an unknown male grabbed her by the arm turned her and slashed her on the left side of her face.Its Trump he's behind these attacks of course!
'She reported that when he slashed her he made a statement to the effect that she was a terrorist, and he continued to flee northbound on Broadway.'
From the back of an ambulance, she described how she retreated to a cosmetology school she attends down the street. There she called her father, who contacted 911.
Police said Friday morning that a woman who claimed a stranger slashed her in the face made the whole story up.
But to their credit, Huffpo commentors didn't let truth get in the way of a good narrative.
Speaking of mental institutions.... Twitter's live feed show that people are still pushing the lie, knowing full well it is a lie.
Update: Reading further I see a lament that because this woman lied, the next time a Random White Christian in a Black Hat slashes a Muslima, no one will believe her.
A good point I suppose.
But possibly the biggest danger is, rather or not this was a lie. It will cause us damage.
This story will be passed around by well meaning partisans, and even some not so well meaning folks who know its false, yet will use it anyway.
In her own country she'd need four witnesses to prove she was raped. But her statement alone will be gobbled up in the Middle East.
The headline Woman Lies About Man Slashing Face will translate into Arabic something like, American Zionist Slashes Innocent Muslima and Lies About It.
Then, without thinking twice, they will decide to kill you.
For sure, rather intentional or not, this story will incite hatred and murder of Americans. And from terrorists who really don't care if its true or not. Even if its not true, all things are permissible in Jihad, no?
So this needs to be investigated, maybe she's crazy, but even so the damage is done.
March 15, 2016
Ministry of Irony: Suicide Bomber in Splodes in Volkswagen
One man died when an explosive device destroyed a car Tuesday morning in Berlin, police said.There is talk that possibly it was a Mob hit,m but I'm going with suicide bomber because 1. no name yet and 2. its more fun.
Gemäß unserer Kolleg. vort Ort, ist der PKW während der Fahrt explodiert und hat sich dann überschlagen.— Polizei Berlin (@polizeiberlin) March 15, 2016
The blast occurred around 8 a.m. (3 a.m. ET) in Charlottenburg, a district in western Berlin, according to city police spokesman Stefan Petersen.
The man who was killed was driving the Volkswagen Passat when it exploded, said Carsten Mueller, another police spokesman. Berlin police said it wasn't clear if the 43-year-old victim -- who has a criminal history -- was the intended target of the blast.
March 01, 2016
Feel Good Story of the Day al-Qassam Murders
I'm sure progressives will dismiss it as caused by you know, The Juice.
GAZA CITY — The death of Mahmoud Ishtiwi had all the trappings of a telenovela: sex, torture and embezzlement in Gaza’s most venerated and secretive institution, the armed wing of Hamas.Actually Mahmoud may not have been gay, he confessed to many things under torture of buy his group Izzedine al-Qassam, one wonders how many he did the very same thing to before he became the scapegoat. But Hamas didn't waterboard him, no they hung him in the same manner John McCain was tortured for days, just for starters.
Mr. Ishtiwi, 34, was a commander from a storied family of Hamas loyalists who, during the 2014 war with Israel, was responsible for 1,000 fighters and a network of attack tunnels. Last month, his former comrades executed him with three bullets to the chest.
Adding a layer of scandal to the story, he was accused of moral turpitude, by which Hamas meant homosexuality. And there were whispers that he had carved the word “zulum” — wronged — into his body in a desperate kind of last testament.
Anyway, you reap what you sow.
February 18, 2016
About That Wall
If walls are un-Christian then why do you think Charle Magne and Pope Leo III built the walls?
The answer to keep out Muslim invaders who took Italy in the late 9th century and forced the entire Church to either take refuge in France or stay and endure the siege and fall of Constantinople.
The Vatican was not reclaimed until 1379 during the Norman Crusades.
Ironic, no? That the wall was built to keep out terrorists? And all the candidates want to change policy to keep out both terrorists and unlawful immigrants.
The more things change..... the more times people have to protect themselves from Islamic Terrorists?
Anyway I have a hard time picturing Pope Leo III as a non Christian.
The Vatican wall should remain, as a reminder of the past, of what it took for Christians to regain their freedom and religion from Islamic expansionist oppression.
November 25, 2015
Shocking News! CAIR Victim Arrested For Attempting to Join ISIS
Famous last words come back to haunt Saadiq Long, "If the U.S. government wanted me to question or arrest or prosecute me, they could have had me in a minute."
A military veteran and Oklahoma native who became the face against “Islamophobia” in 2013 faces charges after he was recently arrested along the Turkish-Syrian border.We accept your invitation Mr. Long. Please have a seat, someone will be attending to you shortly.
Officials said the Muslim man, Saadiq Long, 45, was attempting to join ISIS.
Well maybe not shortly, whatever.
Hat Tip: CA Patriot.
November 04, 2015
Fox Lake Officer Who Caused Massive Manhunbt Killed Himself in Staged Suicide
You know my question at the time was he was two days from retirement, some dudes smoking crack, drive right on on by. Why screw it all up on the last day of duty over some crackheads? I dunno.
I also thought the response was over the top. Militaristic but what do you expect from Chicago? And even then they found nothing.
In September, Lt. Charles Joseph Gliniewicz, a police officer in Fox Lake, Ill., radioed in one morning to say he was pursuing three possible suspects. A short time later, he was found with a fatal gunshot wound, sparking a massive manhunt that sent scores of police officers and federal agents sweeping through the area.And the scam continued after his death.
Two months later, however, police say that Gliniewicz, a man known to many as “G.I. Joe,” was not among the handful of police officers shot and killed by a suspect this year. Instead, he was among the much larger number of Americans who take their own lives each year.
Gliniewicz’s death “was a carefully staged suicide,” Cmdr. George Filenko of the task force said during a news conference Wednesday morning. “We have determined that this suicide was the end result of extensive criminal acts that Gliniewicz had committed.”
...Filenko said the investigation showed that Gliniewicz had stolen funds in his role with the Fox Lake police department, saying that police found incriminating statements, deleted messages and forged signatures during the process.
Filed under Ministry of Irony.
Update: Attempted to hire a hit man, had some cocaine, suggested planting evidence, spent the charity money on porn,wife and son reportedly targets of investigation.
She gave an interview four weeks ago on October 6th.
I know now why he killed himself.
October 16, 2015
Ministry of Irony: German Open Borders Activist Litterally Stabbed in The Back by Muslim Immigrants
A high profile open borders activist was nearly killed in Dresden. He was attack by six or more Arabs and stabbed in the back outside a Pizzeria. (Stop Hate Crimes)Its nice to be tolerant....
(OK here we go)
Twenty-nine year old ‘Julius G.’ involved himself in political activism while reading his degree in industrial engineering Technical University of Dresden. Now he may have fallen victim to his own politics, as the refugee advocate was attacked while waiting for friends in Dresden’s Neustadt, known as the city’s ‘left wing’, or ‘alternative’ quarter.
Germany’s Bild-Zeitung reports police were called to Pizza 5 on Alaunstraße on Saturday after a group of six to eight men jumped the student in the early hours and stabbed him twice in the back, leaving him in a serious condition.
West-German ‘Julius G.’ who has been a student in Dresden for five years told Bild: “I don’t know why I was attacked.Why was he attacked in the alternative quarter? Gee I don't have any idea why Muslims would attack and attempt to murder someone in the Left Wing Alternative Quarter?
“I waited opposite the pizzeria for two friends who were buying something to eat after we had left the pub and were on our way home”.
The student didn’t think the motivation was robbery, as nothing was taken after the stabbing.
Let me think........ Um it may come to me.......
Oh yeah, maybe they thought he was Gay or Jewish? I know i'm going way way out on a limb there.
July 23, 2015
Ministry of Irony: Syrian Christians Flee ISIS' Intolerance For Sweden Where They Encounter More Muslim Intolerance
Christians fleeing the Genocide in Syria arrive in Sweden where Swedish Muslims, many refugees themselves seeking asylum promptly persecute the newly arrived Christians.
After being threatened and harassed on a number of occasions the small group of Christians, which are likely to have been Syrian Christian refugees fleeing the Islamic State, packed and left “fearing for their own safety”. A spokesman for the government migration agency responsible for the centre they had been staying in said:So if these Muslims were fleeing radicalized Islam what would their version of persecution of Christians be, the Kinder Gentler Radical Islam?“They dared not stay. The atmosphere became too intimidating. And they got no help… They chose themselves to organize new address and moved away without our participation because they felt a discomfort”.Remarkably, the incident has not been reported to the police. Instead migration agency officials visited the home to “provide information about Swedish law” to the “fundamentalist Islamists” there in the hope of preventing them from acting unkindly towards Christians again.
March 30, 2015
Dread Pirate Robert's Lucky Day
The federal government became owners of one of the biggest troves of Bitcoin, thanks to seizing millions of dollars in the digital currency from criminals associated with the online black market Silk Road.Oooops!
Two federal agents who led the probe allegedly decided they wanted some of the money for themselves, according to a new federal court documents.
...The agents are: Carl Force, 46 years old, of Baltimore, a special agent with the Drug Enforcement Administration, and Shaun Bridges, 32, of Laurel, Maryland, a special agent with the U.S. Secret Service.
Force was a lead agent in the case and was the main investigator communicating with Ulbricht. Force is charged with wire fraud, theft of government property, money laundering and conflict of interest.
Bridges was the computer forensics expert on the case. He is charged with wire fraud and money laundering.
Force allegedly set up fake online personas and tried to extort money from Ulbricht, including once trying to get $250,000 from him in exchange for not providing information to federal investigators, the criminal complaint says.
Using the online persona "French Maid," Force did succeed in getting $100,000 in Bitcoin from Ulbricht, which Force deposited in his personal accounts, the federal complaint says. He later used a series of Bitcoin and personal U.S. dollar transactions, including a $235,000 wire transfer to an account in Panama, to launder the stolen money, prosecutors allege in the complaint.
According to prosecutors, Force also used his position as an executive at a digital currency exchange called CoinMKT, in which he was an investor, to seize accounts of customers. He transferred $297,000 in illegally-seized digital currency to his personal accounts, prosecutors allege in the criminal complaint.
Bridges allegedly stole $820,000, using a series of wire transfers to move Bitcoin that earlier had been stolen from Silk Road in early 2013 and deposited in a Japanese bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox, according to prosecutors. Two days later, Bridges signed the government's warrant to seize millions of dollars in bitcoin from Mt. Gox accounts.
They say it takes a crook to catch a crook. Its well known that a person can't be prosecuted with malice. I'd say extortion constitutes malice. Also law enforcement can not break the law to secure a conviction.
Anyway if Ross Ulbricht's conviction isn't thrown out over this then I'll eat your hat.
Update: After reading the indictment.....
March 23, 2015
"Death To America, Death To Israel" Chants Seconds Before Mosque Bombing
Preacher: Our belief in Allah will increase after today. We will triumph over their deceit and their arrogance. Allah is with us...Update: Filed under Ministry of Irony.
The worshippers chant: Death to America. Death to Israel. Curse upon the Jews. Victory to Islam. Allah Akbar. Death to America. Death to Israel. Curse upon the Jews. Victory to...
An arrow on-screen points to a man walking through the crowd, a bomb goes off and worshippers cry out...
March 09, 2015
Iraqi Immigrant Ahmed Al-Jumaili Murdered Reward For Killers
This pisses me off.
Muslim Iraqi immigrant was shot and killed by an unknown gunman in Dallas, Texas, as he watched his first snowfall.Of course the leftists and Muslim activists are claiming its a hate crime because he was Muslim.
Ahmed Al-Jumaili, 36, and his brother are reported to have run outside of their apartment after midnight on Thursday to look at the snow, while his wife Zahraa took pictures. He was then shot in a hail of gunfire that left eight bullets lodged in a parked truck at the scene.
Cotner told CNN Al-Jumaili shouted “I’m hit” before running back to his apartment. He died later at Texas Health Presbyterian hospital in Dallas.
Officers “haven’t excluded” the possibility that the murder is a hate crime, Cotner told the Dallas Morning News, and police are said to be working “tirelessly” on the case.
But many have condemned the lack of media coverage initially given to the story in the US, expressing their outrage under the hashtag #MuslimLivesMatter.
My opinion is it was just some punk thugs looking to take advantage and rob Ahmed for some crack money.
Here is a video of two men sought int eh murder with two enlarged stills.
As an American I'm outraged that this man fled Iraq only to be murdered by two street thugs.
February 24, 2015
Taxpayer Funded Swedish Expert on 'Islamophobia' Joins ISIS
Noted Islamophobe Abdul Samad al Swedi
We can't blame lack of a job: he had a job as a Muslim activist, paid by the generous Swedish state. So I blame the you, the 'phobes:
(Poorly translated)The Muslim the convert Michael Skråmo, in 2009 were invited to SVT [ed note: Swedish national TV], where he told Swedish viewers how Muslim phobia (Islamophobia) and hatred was spread around Europe. Now he has traveled to Syria with his wife and children to wage war for the brutal terrorist organization Islamic state.So, what was his taxpayer funded message?
The 29-year-old Swede, who today calls himself "Abdul Samad al Swedi", grew up in Gothenburg. He converted to Islam during a field trip to Egypt about ten years ago and has since been engaged in a series of tax-funded Muslim organizations.
Last fall, he decided to go a step further with his faith. Skråmo took his wife and four small children and traveled to Syria to fight for the terror group IS, engaged in genocide, mass rape and commit other types of bestial abuse of non-Muslim minorities in the region.
Previously, the Swede have been heavily involved to counter what he described as a misleading picture of Muslims as violent fanatics. In an episode of SVT debate, which can be seen on Youtube, he attacked the malicious picture of Muslims spread in Europe.Ironically enough, the above 'misleading picture of Muslims as violent fanatics' was posted by the guy making the accusation.
So, I'm banning him for being a 'phobe!
February 02, 2015
Ministry of Irony: UK Muslim Activist Defines Islam as Terrorism in Attempt to Cast Boris Johnson of Islamophobia For Pointing Our Young UK Jihadists Whack to Internet Porn
General Secretary for the Muslim Women's Network Mussurut Zia slammed the Conservative politician's comments as "irresponsible" and "the definition of terrorism".Qur’an 8:60, “strike fear [or terror] into the hearts of the enemies of Allah
Ms Zia said the "sweeping comment" made by Mr Johnson labelled "all young Muslim men as losers".
"If you look at the definition of terrorism it is to incite fear into the hearts of people – this is what he is doing," she added.
Therefore Islam is the definition of terrorism,
January 14, 2015
Total Boatload of Irony
Hamas accuses Charlie Hebdo of deliberate incitement to violence http://t.co/Kzh7ToOkOD— Israel News (@IsraelNewsNow) January 14, 2015
Hamas accuses Charlie Hebdo of deliberate incitement to violence http://t.co/Kzh7ToOkOD— Israel News (@IsraelNewsNow) January 14, 2015
November 17, 2014
UAE Adds CAIR to Its List of Specially Designated Terrorist Entities
Two Islamic groups in the U.S. that portray themselves as moderate and mainstream expressed shock to learn at the weekend that the United Arab Emirates had included them in a list of terrorist organizations.Ibrahim Cooper was of course outraged by this striking example of Islamophobia.
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), which describes itself as “America’s largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy organization,” and the Muslim American Society (MAS), which calls itself “a religious community service organization,” were among more than 80 groups whose designation was approved by the UAE cabinet and announced on Saturday.
Others listed included al-Qaeda and its various affiliates in Pakistan, Syria, Yemen and North Africa; the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS/ISIL); the Muslim Brotherhood and several of its U.K.- and Europe-based affiliates; and some Iranian-backed radical Shi’ite groups.
Maybe CAIR spent too much time talking about Islamophobic Halloween costumes and too much ignoring all but the worst instances of Islamic terrorism to suit the UAE?
October 31, 2014
Stop the Violence! No Wait! Start the Violence!
Two “Stop the Violence” organizers allegedly beat one of their colleagues so severely that he vomited blood and was left unconscious in critical condition.Named Emanuel?
Nikole Ardeno and Emanuel Velez, both 30, accused their former roommate of stealing their property, and allegedly punched and kicked him in the street until he had seizures. Arrested moments later, Ardeno was still wearing the same “Stop the Violence” T-shirt she had on the night before when she coordinated a march protesting two recent shootings, Washington Police Chief Chris Luppino said.
The victim, Joshua Magraff, also is a community organizer with the anti-violence group, and shared an apartment with the suspects until recently.
Magraff had severe injuries and is in critical condition
Obviously he was one of those Right Wing Christian Extremist types.
Hat Tip: Tim.
October 01, 2014
Zionist Whores' Hot Decadent Sexuality Interfering With Brothers' Ability to Concentrate on Their Deen
*LOL, best interview with a Muj ever.
At 1:15 Drink the spiritual milk from the divine mammary.
Jawa Report file image of divine mammaries
Hat Tip: Tarek.
*It may be satire but sometimes real life and satire aren't all the far apart.
September 25, 2014
ISIS Murders Iraqi Muslima For Describing Them as Barbaric
The United Nations says militants with the Islamic State group have publicly killed a rights lawyer in the Iraqi city of Mosul after finding her guilty of apostasy in a self-styled Islamic court.Samira was so far as I can tell a fairly devout and modest Sunni woman.
The UN Assistance Mission in Iraq says Samira Saleh al-Naimi was seized from her home on Sept. 17 after allegedly posting messages on Facebook that were critical of the militants' destruction of places of worship in Mosul.
The key here I believe is publicly criticizing ISIS. Especially in a forum where there are Kuffir present. In many interpretations of Sharia its unlawful for Muslims to criticize other Muslims in front of the Kuffar, so that Islam don't look bad in front of the Kuffar.
It must be done privately. Which is a pretty good excuse for any despots that might, you know, slip through the cracks. Apparently in the ME its not so much if a despot will slip through, its more a question of which despot.
But probably ISIS would have murdered her anyway even if she had spoken out in a forum other than the internet.
Remember no one kills more Muslims than al-Qaeda, the Taliban and ISIS. Hands down, nobody.
September 22, 2014
Capitalism Wins Again Without Even Trying
Captain Obvious says, "Filed under Ministry of Irony."
September 19, 2014
ISIS Gets Bombed By..... France?
France has carried out its first air strike in Iraq, destroying a logistics depot held by the Islamic State (Isis) militants.To add even insult to injury, French Muslims voted 80% for Francois Hollande.
The office of President Francois Hollande said Rafale fighter jets struck the depot in north eastern Iraq and the target was "entirely destroyed". In a statement, it said other operations will continue in the coming days.
At a news conference on Thursday, Mr Hollande said France had agreed to conduct airstrikes requested by Iraq to bolster its fight against Isis fighters who have captured swathes of the country.
September 08, 2014
Gargoyle Murders Woman
A Chicago mother of two was headed to lunch with her fiance in the city's South Loop on Thursday when pieces of a gargoyle fell from a church's facade and struck her in the head, killing her.Who ya gonna call?
"I saw that crack on her head and thought, 'She's definitely dead,'" a witness who ran to help tells the Chicago Tribune.
*Its Jawa Report schtoopid.
August 19, 2014
BrightSource Energy Creates Bird Death Star
Workers at a state-of-the-art solar plant in the Mojave Desert have a name for birds that fly through the plant's concentrated sun rays — "streamers," for the smoke plume that comes from birds that ignite in midair.Brightstar explains, "And every one of those technologies(coal) has a long list of pros and cons."
Federal wildlife investigators who visited the BrightSource Energy plant last year and watched as birds burned and fell, reporting an average of one "streamer" every two minutes, are urging California officials to halt the operator's application to build a still-bigger version.
The investigators want the halt until the full extent of the deaths can be assessed. Estimates per year now range from a low of about a thousand by BrightSource to 28,000 by an expert for the Center for Biological Diversity environmental group.
Or, "With God as our witness! We thought turkeys could fly!"
July 29, 2014
Michael Moore Gets Screwed
Perhaps Michael Moore would have been better suited to make movies, not documentaries. After all, like actors in a film, Moore has been pretending to be something he’s not: a hater of capitalism.Hey a guy's gotta eat.
Michael Moore Kathleen in happier times
just after hitting the buffet
In a 2009 interview with Larry King, Moore — famous for “Roger & Me,” “Bowling for Columbine” and “Fahrenheit 9/11″ — described capitalism as a failure and voiced his own support for a socialist society.
“I don’t think I’m in that [richest] 1 percent … Even if I were, I think it’s my responsibility — my moral duty that if I’ve done well, that I have to make sure that … the pie is divided fairly amongst the people and not just a few people get the majority of the loot and everybody else has to struggle for the crumbs,” Moore told King.
However, details that have emerged thanks to Moore’s impending divorce from wife Kathleen Glynn suggest that the documentarian is not a champion of socialism but, as Jalopnik Detroit so eloquently puts it, a “filthy rich hypocrite.”
July 10, 2014
Ministry of Irony: Man Who Gave Interview While Buying Herb in Spokane Fired
Mike Boyer said Wednesday that after significant media coverage of his purchase Tuesday, he received a text message from the Spokane office of temporary staffing firm TrueBlue Labor Ready ordering him to take a drug test within 24 hours. He told The Associated Press he took the test, failed it and was fired.
June 18, 2014
@th3j35t3r Wins The Internet
Well played sir, well played.
June 02, 2014
Bear 1 Man 0
Man goes bear hunting, finds one.
BUTTE, Mont. (AP) — A bear attacked a 47-year-old man while he was bear hunting over the weekend in southwestern Montana, and seriously injuring him.Filed under Ministry of Irony.
The Beaverhead County sheriff’s office says the Stevensville man and his father were hunting in the Centennial Valley when he was attacked by a bear Sunday afternoon. It’s unknown whether the animal was a black bear or a grizzly.
May 07, 2014
Islamic State of Losers Lose Homs Syria: Rebellion Crushed
End result of all that terrorist red on red infighting. Assad takes the birthplace of the rebellion.
Syria Direct:AMMAN: An agreement to allow safe passage to rebels and civilians out of Old Homs has left regime opponents divided, with some saying the battle will move to the provinces and others yearning to move on with their lives after two years of a strangling encirclement of their districts.Pussies! You were so close to achieving martyrdom?
The estimated 2,500 fighters and citizens inside the 13 rebel-controlled districts of Homs agreed in principle on Friday to hand over to the government its territory in Syria’s third-largest city. A UN-supervised departure is scheduled to begin this week, Homs Governor Talal al-Barazi told AFP on Monday, adding that the ceasefire is holding.
With a ferocious government military campaign in recent weeks and gnawing hunger from a regime blockade in place since June 2012 that allowed almost no movement in or out, regime opponents said they had little choice but to surrender.
“We must put ourselves in the place of the people who lived in the siege and saw their children die from hunger, they saw their brothers die because of infected wounds due to shelling,” Suhaib Ali, a Homs-based FSA spokesman, told Syria Direct.
Rebels inside had little choice given “the neglect from the political opposition and the international community,” Ali said.
“What would you do?” he asked.
April 29, 2014
Ministry of Irony: Radical Cleric Calls ISIS "The Dogs Of Hellfire"
When is a Radical Islamist too radical for a Radical Islamist?
I tried my utmost in private and in public to repel all harm from all those affiliated with Jihad and the people of Jihad, however some of them are drowning in falsehood, evil and misguidance. Their main priority is to ruin the Jihad and not to do good towards it. The onus these words should be held by the command of the Islamic State of Iraq and their branch in the land of Ash-Shaam (Syria).Ha the irony is dripping. The solution to extremist killers is more killing. Islam the one trick pony.
It has become clear for me with certainty and without a shadow of doubt that this group with its military and Islamic leadership, and whose actions testify that they are ‘the dogs of Hellfire’. And they are most deserving of the description of the Prophet (peace the peace and blessings be upon Him): “They kill the people of Islam and they leave the people of the idols [idol worshippers]. By Allah! If I live to see them, I will kill them like the people of ‘Aad were killed.”
April 24, 2014
Ministry of Irony: The Death of Deso Dogg
Deso Dogg was a Muslim rapper in Germany who kept threatening war against everyone.Well played sir, well played.
The good news was that he didn’t have to wait for it very long. The bad news is that another Jihadi jumped the gun.
Or dropped the bomb.
Hat Tip: B'emet Or.
April 02, 2014
IRA 'Splodey Dope?
A mix-up with daylight saving time may have caused a car bomb to blow up in the face of a bumbling bomber in Dublin.
The unidentified bomber was seen fleeing from the wreckage of a ruined Volvo SUV on Sunday evening, while "dripping in blood" after the device that was attached to the vehicle went off early.
Clocks in Ireland were turned ahead on Sunday night.
"It would appear that the bomber got his timings wrong. It could be a case where he didn't put his watch forward on Sunday [at 1am] and the timer went off too soon," the Daily Mirror reported.
February 07, 2014
Syrian Rebels Pretty Scared of Assad Regime
But ISIS Really Scares Them Sh*tless
Its Ironic, no? That Syrian Rebels are now fleeing the brutality not of Bashar al-Assad, but of the al-Qaeda and Taliban type groups known as ISIS and al-Nusra. Who they say are even more brutal and repressive than Assad's regime they started with.
In the last three years, rebels fighting President Bashar Assad have taken control of swaths of northern Syria. In some areas, local councils were set up. Activists hoped for a freer future. But renegade jihadists, linked to al-Qaida, have stormed into these "liberated areas" and attacked activists who launched the uprising against Assad's regime.More details on the Syrian Jihad train wreck here.
Hat Tip: Mechzilla.
November 19, 2013
ObamaCare Success Story Not So Sucessful
Hat Tip:Hot Air:
al-Qaeda Bombs Iranian Embassy
At least 22 people have been killed and more than 140 injured in a double suicide bombing outside the Iranian embassy in the Lebanese capital Beirut.But I'm pretty sure this was, you know, an inside job?
There are conflicting reports as to whether the Iranian cultural attache survived the attack or was killed.
Iran is a major backer of the Lebanese Shia militant group Hezbollah, which has sent fighters to Syria to back the government of Bashar al-Assad.
TV images showed burning cars, bodies on the street and damaged buildings.
The Iranian ambassador to Beirut had earlier confirmed cultural attache Ebrahim Ansari's death to Hezbollah's al-Manar TV, saying it was not clear if he had been in the embassy itself or one of the residential buildings nearby.
Director Oliver Stone's son says 9/11 was an ‘inside job’, Hezbollah are not terrorists, and Iran’s president is simply ‘misunderstood'
Does Iran not have a motive to bomb itself then blame it on al-Qaeda in order to gain sympathy? I'm just asking questions here people, just asking questions.
This is a clear escalation of the the Iran vs Saudi proxy war going on in Syria. Saudi Arabia recently cut off diplomatic ties with the US over giving Iran too much slack in Syria.
Not to mention the large faction of the Syrian Sunni resistance who are strait up al-Qaeda. The West, Russia and Iran increasingly driven together by a common enemy, an enemy that Syria and Iran were quite satisfied with then they fight the US in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Oh the sweet irony of it all.
November 13, 2013
UN Human Rights Council Appointments Are a Joke
New appointment include
Cuba: A communist police state where political dissent or private enterprise can get your prison time.
Russia: Who you have to give credit for fighting the Nazis but probably killed more of their own people as the USSR than they did Nazi soldiers.
China: A communist police state where a relatively minor crime can get you marched up to a trench and shot in the back of the head, your family will be billed for the bullet.
And the worst of them all?
Saudi Arabia, women can't even drive or leave the house without a male relative. They have religious police. They still practice beheading and stoning.
Infidels are not allowed freedom of movement nor freedom of association. Its a true brutally religious apartheid state in the Middle East, but its not the apartheid you'll hear much about from the UN Human Rights Council I'm afraid.
November 07, 2013
Ministry of Irony: Watch Out What You Wish For
San Francisco architect Lee Hammack says he and his wife, JoEllen Brothers, are “cradle Democrats.” They have donated to the liberal group Organizing for America and worked the phone banks a year ago for President Obama’s re-election.My advice, stop the light drinking and begin a full course of heavy drinking Stat!
Since 1995, Hammack and Brothers have received their health coverage from Kaiser Permanente, where Brothers worked until 2009 as a dietitian and diabetes educator. “We’ve both been in very good health all of our lives – exercise, don’t smoke, drink lightly, healthy weight, no health issues, and so on,” Hammack told me.
The couple — Lee, 60, and JoEllen, 59 — have been paying $550 a month for their health coverage — a plan that offers solid coverage, not one of the skimpy plans Obama has criticized. But recently, Kaiser informed them the plan would be canceled at the end of the year because it did not meet the requirements of the Affordable Care Act. The couple would need to find another one. The cost would be around double what they pay now, but the benefits would be worse.