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I just received a notice from WND where they cite a newspaper article quoting a terrorist who is behind the rocket attacks on Israel.
When the terrorist was asked why they couldn't aim their rockets better, the terrorist said, "Their God is re-directing our rockets".
Praise God. He said He would protect Israel. God doesn't lie. Those terrorists actually acknowledge "Their God". You'd think they would actually turn to this powerful God. I hope they do!
LMAO, It amazes me, they act like this big Terrorist group is a humungous threat, when in fact CIA created them.
Great Job CIA, Congrats on your new Terrorist Army you have created.
VIDEO at link
Wednesday at a House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing on the invasion of Iraq by the militant group ISIS, Brett McGurk, deputy assistant secretary of state, said The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) “is al Qaeda... it may have changed its name, but it is al Qaeda. In fact, it is worse than al Qaeda."
The U.S. official warned that with its successful surge capturing both financial and military assets in Iraq, ISIS is “no longer a terrorist organization. It is a full-blown army."
Not sure if we're digging ourselves out of this one. I think it's too late and Obastard has put the nail in the coffin just as has been planned and yet, many stupid Americans refuse to WAKE UP
Exactly 70 years ago to the day, hundreds of delegates from 44 nations were busy at work in Bretton Woods, New Hampshire creating a brand new financial system.
World War II had just ended. Europe was in ruin.
And since the US was simultaneously the largest economy in the world, the primary victor in the war, and the only major power with its productive capacity intact, it was easy to dictate terms: the dollar would dominate the new system.
Every nation would hold dollars as the primary reserve currency, and the dollar would be redeemable for gold at $35/ounce.
Also, global commerce would be conducted and settled in dollars, and these settlements would clear through the US banking system.
Naturally this created substantial demand from foreign governments who needed to begin accumulating dollars for trade and reserves.
So through a variety of programs, from the Marshall Plan to the IMF and World Bank, the US began flooding the world with dollars.
Initially everything went according to plan.
But soon the US government realized something important– foreign demand for the dollar was so strong that they could get away with printing more dollars than they had gold.
This allowed them to run all sorts of deficits and spending initiatives– more war, more welfare, more waste… all with minimal accountability.
Initially the consequences were insignificant.
Sure, the price of gold in London was a few dollars higher than in the US (they called this the ‘gold window’).
But demand for the dollar was still strong. So why bother changing?
By 1971, the situation had gotten far worse. Another decade of war, excessive spending, trade deficits, and money printing had pushed many foreign nations to their breaking points.
Foreign nations’ dollar reserves far exceeded the US government’s gold holdings. And with confidence waning, many began redeeming their dollars for gold.
Only days later, Richard Nixon put a stop to this and unilaterally terminated the US dollar’s convertibility to gold.
Think about the magnitude of this decision: Nixon was effectively defaulting on US obligations to the rest of the world– a complete betrayal of their trust.
Yet despite this massive shock that reset the global financial system, the dollar somehow managed to remain the world’s #1 reserve currency.
You’d think they would have been grateful, thanking their lucky stars that the rest of the world gave them a second chance. But no.
Over the past 43 years, the US has continued to print, devalue, and mismanage the dollar.
•Along the way, they’ve created epic bubbles and financial shocks.
•They’ve run up the biggest deficits and debt levels ever seen in the history of the world.
•They’ve bickered internally to the point of shutting down government.
•They’ve passed arrogant, painful regulations and commanded the rest of the world to comply under threats tantamount to financial homicide.
•They’ve unleashed their tax and securities authorities to terrorize anyone doing business with the US.
•They’ve totally ignored foreign pleas to restructure the IMF and World Bank.
•They’ve slammed foreign banks with record fines simply for doing business with nations that the US doesn’t like.
•They’ve waged pointless wars. They’ve spied on their allies. They’ve meddled in other nations’ affairs.
•And they’ve demonstrated absolutely no willingness or ability to improve.
Simply put, other nations are done. Fed up, really. And it’s not just words.
Consider that in a matter of months, the US will be overtaken by China as the world’s largest economy.
Not to mention, the total combined GDPs of China, India, Russia, and Brazil are roughly the same as the US and EU combined.
Just as the US was the biggest player back in 1944, China is the biggest player today. So it seems clear that the renminbi will become a critical component of a new financial system.
The renminbi already has experienced rapid growth as a dollar alternative for trade; in May, cross-border settlement surged 52% from the year prior.
Renminbi settlement banks are being set up from London to Canada, and the central banks of both France and Luxembourg have signed agreements for renminbi clearing.
There have already been numerous Western companies (like McDonalds) that have issued renminbi-denominated bonds.
And even the provincial government of British Columbia issued a renminbi bond earlier this year. It was a whopping five times oversubscribed.
I’d expect within the next 2-3 years we’ll start seeing trade settlement in renminbi, even when none of the parties are in China.
Today, for example, a transaction between a Paraguayan merchant and a company in Angola will likely settle in US dollars.
Soon, I think we’ll start seeing that transaction done in renminbi. And once that happens, you’ll know it’s game over for the dollar.
Shortly after, national governments in western countries will issue renminbi bonds (perhaps Greece or Portugal will be first). And eventually, even the US government itself.
Today, 70 years after Bretton Woods, leaders from China, Russia, India, Brazil, South Africa, and several other nations are hard at work in Fortaleza, Brazil creating a new development bank that will compete against the US-controlled World Bank.
This is a major step in an obvious trend towards a new financial system. Every shred of objective data is SCREAMING for this to happen.
It’s a different world. Everyone realizes it except for the US government, which is still living in the past where they’re #1 and get to call all the shots.
The consequences of missing this boat are enormous, and it’s going to be a rude awakening for anyone not paying attention.
House Republicans moved to tackle the border crisis at the source Wednesday, proposing to set up repatriation centers in Central American countries to help send back the wave of unaccompanied illegal immigrant children arriving in the U.S.
The plan called for an aggressive public relations campaign in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras to discourage families from sending their children on the long journey to America, as well as establishing border security measures not just in the U.S. but in those Central American countries and Mexico.
SEE ALSO: House task force to recommend National Guard on border, faster deportations
These dramatic steps on foreign soil were part of a $1.5 billion plan drawn up by a House GOP task force.
House Speaker John A. Boehner, Ohio Republican, organized the task force to craft an alternative to President Obama’s request for $3.7 billion to address the crisis, which was widely criticized as excessive and pronounced dead on arrival in Congress.
Rep. Kay Granger, the Texas Republican who led the task force, called the proposed measures “common-sense, compassionate but tough solutions.”
“Our focus has been to ensure the safety of the children and it has remained a top priority throughout this process,” she said. “In our personal meetings with the presidents of Honduras and Guatemala they both stated that they wanted their children back, and we believe that is in the best interest of all the countries involved in this crisis.”
Under the plan, the U.S. also would accelerate immigration hearings for the children flooding across the Southern border, provide additional judges to hear requests for asylum, and house the children close to where they enter the country in Texas and Arizona.
The proposals have almost no chance of passing through Congress. The plan faces strong opposition in the GOP-controlled House and even stiffer resistance in the Democrat-run Senate.
Democrats railed against the task force’s proposal to change a 2008 law that delays immigration hearings for children from Central America, which is home to most of the 57,000 unaccompanied children who have arrived illegally in the U.S. so far this year.
The law, known as the William Wilberforce Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act, was intended to protect Central American children from human trafficking, but critics say it has become a foothold and incentive for Central American children coming to the U.S.
President Obama and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, California Democrat, supported changing the law until abruptly reversing their stance after hearing strong opposition from the Congressional Hispanic Caucus and pro-immigration groups.
Mr. Boehner wrote to the president, pressing him to restore his support for changing the law.
“Frankly, it is difficult to see how we can make progress on this issue without strong, public support from the White House for much-needed reforms, including changes to the 2008 law,” wrote the speaker.
Signaling that the crisis wouldn’t end any time soon, the Pentagon announced it will freeing up additional space for housing up to 5,000 more of the unaccompanied alien children at military facilities through the end of the year.
The Obama administration turned to the military to house the children after repeatedly encountering opposition in communities slated for shelter sites, including in Maryland and Virginia.
At least 90,000 children will be caught this year, and more than 140,000 will be apprehended in 2015, according to a U.S. Customs and Border Protection memo.
Until recently, just about 8,000 unaccompanied children per year attempted to cross the border.
Senate Democrats, meanwhile, introduced a $2.7 billion emergency appropriations bill to redouble efforts to shelter and provide immigration hearings for the children while they are in the United States, with few measures included to enhance border security.
It headed for an almost certain standoff with Republicans.
“It’s unfortunate that Democrats here in the Senate just want to vote to spend money,” said Sen. Marco Rubio, Florida Republican and a top advocate for comprehensive immigration reform.
Other proposals form the House task force included:
⦁ Deploy the National Guard to the Southern border to assist Border Patrol in the humanitarian care and needs of the unaccompanied minors. This will free up the Border Patrol to focus on their primary mission.
⦁ Prohibit the Secretary of the Interior or the Secretary of Agriculture from denying or restricting U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) activities on federal land under their respective jurisdictions.
⦁ Require a DHS strategy and implementation plan to gain operational control of the Southern border.
⦁ Establish independent third party commission to develop border security metrics as a means to accurately gauge progress on border security.
⦁ Mandate the detention of all Family Units apprehended at the border with the ultimate goal of processing family units in 5-7 days. Congress must continue stringent oversight to ensure this mandate is being met.
⦁ Deploy additional judge teams and temporary judges to expedite the hearing of asylum and credible fear claims.
⦁ Εξαμινε τhe standard under current law that allows an alien to show a “credible fear of persecution” to ensure a fraud-free system moving forward. In addition, criminal aliens and criminal gang members should not receive asylum.
The House task force proposals also immediately drew fire from both conservative Republicans and Democrats.
Rep. Steve A. King, Iowa Republican and member of the Tea Party Caucus, said conservatives wouldn’t back the task force plan because Mr. Obama could not be trusted to enforce the laws if it passed.
“The president does not want to secure the border,” he said. “He’s got the resources to do it. He doesn’t do it. He won’t do it. We can send money to him and say, ‘Do this.’ He’s not going to follow the law. He’s proven that over and over again.”
Mr. King said that he welcomed an “impasse” for the emergency spending bills, which was where the debate appeared to be headed with just nine days until Congress is scheduled to adjourn for August recess.
Rep. Luis V. Gutierrez, Illinois Democrat and member of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, said the Republican plan would further “exploit” the children by sending them home to countries where violence and drug gangs run rampant. “I didn’t come here to exploit children. I came here to protect children,” he said.
Crises what crises. Lets see new!!!
Shoot down of Malaysia flight MH17
Putin trying to take over Ukraine
Iraq falling apart
ISIS telling Christians, convert to Islam, Die or leave.
Nigerian girls still missing.
China taking over territory in Asia.
The ongoing IRS scandal.
The ongoing VA scandal.
The ongoing Benghazi scandal.
Do we need any more???
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