The Word Exchange by Alena Graedon, Destruction of words thinking and language, Mixture of “1984” and Obama world, Highly contagious word flu doublespeak or Obama speak, Big brother is watching your mental demise

 

The Word Exchange by Alena Graedon, Destruction of words thinking and language, Mixture of “1984” and Obama world, Highly contagious word flu doublespeak or Obama speak, Big brother is watching your mental demise

“STEPHANOPOULOS:  That may be, but it’s still a tax increase.

OBAMA:  No.  That’s not true, George.  The — for us to say that you’ve got to take a responsibility to get health insurance is absolutely not a tax increase. “…2009 interview

“When an opponent declares, “I will not come over to your side,” I calmly say, “Your child belongs to us already… What are you? You will pass on. Your descendants, however, now stand in the new camp. In a short time they will know nothing else but this new community.”…Adolf Hitler


“We control life, Winston, at all its levels. You are imagining that there is something called human nature which will be outraged by what we do and will turn against us. But we create human nature. Men are infinitely malleable.”...George Orwell, “1984″

 

 

I watched DG Martin interview Alena Graedon on North Carolina Bookwatch Friday night. Graedon is the author of “The Word Exchange” a novel about life in the near future in NY City after the death of print with uber destruction and manipulation of words.

Very soon I was reminded of two things. “1984” by George Orwell and the fact that the scenario presented as near future appeared too much like our current status quo.

I have toyed with the idea of writing a “1984” part 2, the rest of the story. I.E. , mostly regurgitating today’s news from the perspective of Winston or his descendant. Perhaps I will.

I am not a huge novel reader but I may pick this one up. Graedon has obviously observed where word usurpation is heading but has she connected the dots as Orwell did. I would like to know.

From the Star News Online July 25, 2014.

“Set in a near-future New York City, ”The Word Exchange” is dated after the much-ballyhooed “death of print.” Newspapers, magazines, bookstores and libraries are all a thing of the past. (OH NOOOOOO!) So, apparently, is email; these days, everyone either texts or teleconferences.

Everyone spends their time hunched over their electronic devices called Memes, which are way beyond iPads or tablets. Memes don’t just message. They order takeout before you realize you’re hungry; they call a cab before you know you want to go.

The heroine, Anana, is the daughter of a literary troglodyte who’s devoting himself to putting out the last-ever print edition of an English-language dictionary. One day, Anana’s dad vanishes, leaving only a sheet of paper in his handwriting, marked only “ALICE” — a code word that he’s gone down the rabbit hole. Something bad has happened.”

http://books.blogs.starnewsonline.com/19773/the-death-of-print-on-bookwatch/

From the NY Times FromMay 2, 2014.
“In Alena Graedon’s first novel, “The Word Exchange,” a nervy, nerdy dystopic thriller set in New York City in the very near future, the risk of “suddenly becoming stupid” is not notional, it’s actual. A highly contagious, sometimes fatal virus called “word flu” has leapt from computers to their users, corrupting not only written language but also spoken words with gibberish and scaring the “pask” out of infected netizens.

If you’ve ever received an indecipherable text message, you know the frustration of having language utterly fail to communicate. Now imagine that this nonsense issues from your own lips. Luckily, not everyone is equally vulnerable to the virus. Polyglots and brainy throwbacks who read books on paper and keep journals have some resistance, but the cyber-reliant legions who read only “limns” on screens (i.e., most people) make easy targets.

In Graedon’s tomorrow-world, the web has invaded human life even more aggressively than it has today. Hand-held devices called “Memes” are so attuned to owners’ habits and tastes that they have nearly psychic powers (deciding what their hosts should order at restaurants, hailing a cab unbidden), and they discreetly flash the definitions of “obscure” words whose precise meanings their under-read owners have forgotten, like “ambivalent” and “cynical.” The newest variety of Meme, the Nautilus, doesn’t even need a screen. It sticks to the skin like a glinting silver leech, beaming digital information directly into the user’s neural pathways and mining them for data.

For a while, the afflicted don’t realize they’re sick. Accustomed to inexact language, they don’t notice when opportunistic cyberfiends from the evil consortium Synchronic, Inc., buy up the rights to every word in the dictionary and start transmitting phony neologisms into Memes, minds and mouths. What’s in it for Synchronic? Well, the linguistic profiteers (correctly) anticipate that the human compulsion to understand and to be understood is so overpowering that once incomprehensible coinages (like “vzung” “eezow,” “jeedu” and “naypek,” to name a few) start popping up on their devices and on their tongues, Meme users will pay 25 cents per word to have the nonsense-ologisms instantaneously defined. By monetizing the impulse to verbal laziness, the speculators stand to make billions. Or rather they do until their client base succumbs to the unforeseen babble pandemic. Who can rescue the world from this plague of idiocy?”

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/05/04/books/review/the-word-exchange-by-alena-graedon.html

From “1984” by George Orwell.
“He had brightened up immediately at the mention of Newspeak. He pushed his pannikin aside, took up his hunk of bread in one delicate hand and his cheese in the other, and leaned across the table so as to be able to speak without shouting.

‘The Eleventh Edition is the definitive edition,’ he said. ‘We’re getting the language into its final shape — the shape it’s going to have when nobody speaks anything else. When we’ve finished with it, people like you will have to learn it all over again. You think, I dare say, that our chief job is inventing new words. But not a bit of it! We’re destroying words — scores of them, hundreds of them, every day. We’re cutting the language down to the bone. The Eleventh Edition won’t contain a single word that will become obsolete before the year 2050.’

He bit hungrily into his bread and swallowed a couple of mouthfuls, then continued speaking, with a sort of pedant’s passion. His thin dark face had become animated, his eyes had lost their mocking expression and grown almost dreamy.

‘It’s a beautiful thing, the destruction of words. Of course the great wastage is in the verbs and adjectives, but there are hundreds of nouns that can be got rid of as well. It isn’t only the synonyms; there are also the antonyms. After all, what justification is there for a word which is simply the opposite of some other word? A word contains its opposite in itself. Take “good”, for instance. If you have a word like “good”, what need is there for a word like “bad”? “Ungood” will do just as well — better, because it’s an exact opposite, which the other is not. Or again, if you want a stronger version of “good”, what sense is there in having a whole string of vague useless words like “excellent” and “splendid” and all the rest of them? “Plusgood” covers the meaning, or “doubleplusgood” if you want something stronger still. Of course we use those forms already. but in the final version of Newspeak there’ll be nothing else. In the end the whole notion of goodness and badness will be covered by only six words — in reality, only one word. Don’t you see the beauty of that, Winston? It was B.B.’s idea originally, of course,’ he added as an afterthought.

A sort of vapid eagerness flitted across Winston’s face at the mention of Big Brother. Nevertheless Syme immediately detected a certain lack of enthusiasm.

‘You haven’t a real appreciation of Newspeak, Winston,’ he said almost sadly. ‘Even when you write it you’re still thinking in Oldspeak. I’ve read some of those pieces that you write in The Times occasionally. They’re good enough, but they’re translations. In your heart you’d prefer to stick to Oldspeak, with all its vagueness and its useless shades of meaning. You don’t grasp the beauty of the destruction of words. Do you know that Newspeak is the only language in the world whose vocabulary gets smaller every year?’

Winston did know that, of course. He smiled, sympathetically he hoped, not trusting himself to speak. Syme bit off another fragment of the dark-coloured bread, chewed it briefly, and went on:

‘Don’t you see that the whole aim of Newspeak is to narrow the range of thought? In the end we shall make thoughtcrime literally impossible, because there will be no words in which to express it. Every concept that can ever be needed, will be expressed by exactly one word, with its meaning rigidly defined and all its subsidiary meanings rubbed out and forgotten. Already, in the Eleventh Edition, we’re not far from that point. But the process will still be continuing long after you and I are dead. Every year fewer and fewer words, and the range of consciousness always a little smaller. Even now, of course, there’s no reason or excuse for committing thoughtcrime. It’s merely a question of self-discipline, reality-control. But in the end there won’t be any need even for that. The Revolution will be complete when the language is perfect. Newspeak is Ingsoc and Ingsoc is Newspeak,’ he added with a sort of mystical satisfaction. ‘Has it ever occurred to you, Winston, that by the year 2050, at the very latest, not a single human being will be alive who could understand such a conversation as we are having now?'”

 

 

 

 

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81 responses to “The Word Exchange by Alena Graedon, Destruction of words thinking and language, Mixture of “1984” and Obama world, Highly contagious word flu doublespeak or Obama speak, Big brother is watching your mental demise

  1. citizenwells

    “Freedom is the freedom to say that two plus two make four. If that is granted, all else follows.”…George Orwell, “1984″

  2. CITIZENWELLS…….

    WRITE….WRITE…AND WRITE…..

    May I mow reserve the first copy off the press?

  3. should have been NOW….sorry

  4. Uh oh….watch out now for “ban the hands” groups next:

    “Houston store clerk and semi-pro MMA fighter turned the tables on a group of robbers.
    Mayura Dissanyake beat the robbers into submission when they tried to rob the Fuel Depot.”

    http://www.thegatewaypundit.com

  5. CW says, “I have toyed with the idea of writing a “1984″ part 2, the rest of the story. I.E. , mostly regurgitating today’s news from the perspective of Winston or his descendant. Perhaps I will.”
    Nobody could do it better than you, CW.

  6. bob strauss

    cabbyaz | July 27, 2014 at 6:20 pm
    *****************
    1984, 30 Years Later…

    They wouldn’t believe it!

  7. Is President Obama A Muslim?
    Published on Saturday, 26 July 2014 18:07 Written by Fortress of Faith \\

    http://www.rightsidenews.com/2014072634630/life-and-science/culture-wars/is-president-obama-a-muslim.html

  8. Sarah Palin unloads on Obama lackeys at the Washington Post.
    – Dares them to cover the Obama IRS targeting scandal.
    Via Facebook:

    http://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2014/07/sarah-palin-challenges-far-left-wapo-to-report-honestly-about-obama-like-they-nixon/

    Sarah Palin Challenges Far Left WaPo to Report Honestly About Obama Like They Did Nixon

    My Challenge to the Washington Post

    To reclaim your credibility (and the mainstream media’s, at large), I challenge you to engage in the same aggressive investigative journalism you courageously employed 42 years ago covering President Nixon. The public knows of our current president’s incompetence, denials, and cover-ups, but would be well served if we could count on your resources to dig deep for truth in all matters pertaining to Team Obama.

    One example: your reporters kept tracking an obscure break-in story and that led to revealing a grave problem in the White House. The Washington Post’s reputation soared as the model of good journalism. Today, you’ve fallen like a lead balloon. Whereas you once doggedly covered the 18.5 minute gap in Nixon’s White House communications, you’ve virtually ignored the Obama Administration’s 1.2 million minutes of deleted communications by just one of the agencies under Obama’s executive branch. I’m speaking of the Lois Lerner IRS harassment-of-conservatives scandal wherein Lerner “lost” pertinent email communications. You’ve allowed Obama to skate with his proclamation that absolutely no wrongdoing occurred at the IRS, “not even a smidgen.”

    The list of Obama abuses and impeachable offenses is long. I challenge you to lift a finger and help protect democracy, allow justice for all, and ensure domestic tranquility by doing your job reporting current corrupt events fairly. If not, you prove yourselves incompetent and in bed with Obama, not caring one iota about media integrity.

    Those running the Washington Post’s show now, compared to those during the Nixon era, are too afraid of being uninvited to the permanent political class’ cocktail parties and petty gossip fests, making you all a bunch of wusses. I challenge you to get to work.

    – Sarah Palin

  9. Jonah | July 27, 2014 at 11:04 pm |
    Is President Obama A Muslim?
    ********************
    Thanks for posting that splendid article! Not that I needed convincing, but the writer points out many aspects that are not commonly known.

    Back in 2008 when some things were coming to light about Obama, a good friend of mine kept saying “He’s a Muslim sleeper”. I didn’t disagree with him, but hastily said, “He’s a Marxist.” I asked my friend what made him think that O was a Muslim. He simply said, “If he had renounced Islam and become a Christian, he would be persecuted by the Muslims.” You can’t be both. Islam will not stand for it. To confess Christ is to be threatened with death.

    Of course, I knew it, but at that time it was hard for me to reconcile his Marxist ideology with being a Muslim. Since then I’ve learned through Dean M., who contributes here, that the two have really been in cahoots for decades in one way or another. They are not diametrically opposed at all.

  10. oldsailor82

    “If the political winds become ugly I will stand with the Muslims”……..proof enough for me!

  11. citizenwells

    Thanks cabbyaz.
    One problem.
    It would be mostly non fiction.

  12. citizenwells

    “In an exclusive interview with WND and Rep. Steve Stockman, R-Texas, a 13-year Border Patrol veteran revealed many in the recent surge of illegal immigrants, including unaccompanied minors, are coming prepared to game the U.S. immigration system, even repeating the mantra, “Obama will take care of us.””

    http://www.wnd.com/2014/07/children-crossing-border-obama-will-take-care-of-us/

  13. THIS IS YOUR SECOND WARNING…..by 2017 it will be in place.

    TO BE FOREWARNED… IS TO BE FOREARMED….

    The New World Order is coming at us like a run away train….can it be stopped?…or will it succeed?

    Three arms of this beast….London (finance), Rome (spiritual), and The former America (control)…China will produce all the goods and most of the services……

  14. citizenwells | July 28, 2014 at 6:31 am |
    Thanks cabbyaz.
    One problem.
    It would be mostly non fiction.
    *****************************
    Yes, but that is what would give it first-class appeal! One thing, though, you might find it hard to keep up with the speed of changing events. Go for it! You won’t lack for subject matter.

  15. There is no end to what this abominable administration will do.

    Will the IRS Monitor Sermons? They Promise Atheist Group to Do So

    Read more at http://politicaloutcast.com/2014/07/will-irs-monitor-sermons-promise-atheist-group/#sM2lgSfmlPXeTVGz.99

  16. CITIZENWELLS…..

    1984 REDUX….now that would be a great title.

    You could include a chapter or two about the patriots (and non-patriots) who post here on your website…that should be interesting research, writing and reading !!!

    I think it would also be very interesting to read about the REAL history of some of our most famous politicians, and leading citizens that the children’s school books have perverted throughout the ages. For example, Woodrow Wilson was the most PROGRESSIVE (SOCALIST) president yet (well up to Barack Hussain Obama)…but right up there fighting for first place would be FDR…. but most people think FDR was the SAVIOR of our country….I think otherwise..

    If you are interested, I would gladly provide you my background and my thoughts on the future of our country… (as if you didn’t know already my future thoughts).

    My wife tells everyone that my politics are far to the RIGHT of Attila the Hun…..she may be right ….I do admit to being an ULTRA- CONSERVATIVE ……

    My Dad use to tell me over and over….”Waste not, want not”. I have lived my life by that principle. It was good advice…..I owe no one anything, and seek no DEBT…..if I do not have the money to buy something, I do without until I can buy it. .it’s that simple.

    I am a happy man concerning my debt-free personal life.

  17. Berg Back: Don’t Impeach Obama; He Should Be Tried Convicted & Jailed; Obama Never Vetted

  18. Col. Lawrence Sellin, PhD. goes through the ABC’s of the Obama ID fraud issue. Col. Sellin explains the media conspiracy to silence and kill any talk and investigations into Obama’s past, S.R. 511, the Supreme Court cases defining natural born Citizen, and Justia scrubbing SCOTUS opinions related to natural born Citizen. …

  19. World on Fire: [Fake] President’s Busy Weekend Includes 5 Hours of Golf

    http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2014-07-26/summarizing-presidents-busy-weekend

  20. bob strauss

    WATCH: Awesome Proof That American Patriotism Is Alive And Well
    Highly recommended for every patriotic American!

    http://www.westernjournalism.com/largest-flagpole-world-reminds-us-american-patriotism-far-dead/

  21. CitizenWells,
    If your publishing a book, I am buying.
    Pete

  22. RMinNC | July 28, 2014 at 9:55 am |
    THIS IS YOUR SECOND WARNING…..by 2017 it will be in place.

    cabbyaz | July 28, 2014 at 10:38 am |
    There is no end to what this abominable administration will do.
    Will the IRS Monitor Sermons? They Promise Atheist Group to Do So
    ====================================
    New World “religion” is to be, in reality, no religion.

    Obama Nominates “Religious Freedom” Ambassador Who Called Protecting Hobby Lobby “Deeply Troubling”

    What an oxymoron….says there should be no exception cases for religious individuals in businesses….and should be the “ambassador” FOR religious freedom!!

    President Barack Obama has nominated a new “Religious Freedom Ambassador,” but his nominee opposes protecting the religious freedoms of the owners of Hobby Lobby, who don’t want to be forced to pay for drugs for their employees that cause abortions.

    http://www.lifenews.com/2014/07/28/obama-nominates-religious-freedom-ambassador-who-called-protecting-hobby-lobby-deeply-troubling/

  23. bob strauss

    Observer | July 28, 2014 at 2:51 pm |
    New World “religion” is to be, in reality, no religion.
    **********************
    Of course, this will not apply to Muslims.

  24. bob strauss

    The U.S. Border Patrol cannot access about 40 percent of the U.S. border with Mexico because of Department of the Interior and Forest Service rules that prohibit them from driving there, creating roads, patrolling, installing surveillance devices, or building infrastructure. That leaves some 800 miles accessible to migrants entering the country illegally. [Full Story]

    http://www.newsmax.com/Newsfront/immigration-Border-Patrol-environmental-regulations/2014/07/28/id/585283

  25. Bob, doesn’t that beat all (about 800 mi. of border being off limits to U.S. Border Patrol)? Thanks for the article. I’ve been down around the Organ Pipe National Monument but it has been a number of years ago. Come to think of it, we drove into Mexico just a very short distance on a country road that was not manned by anyone – U.S. or Mexican. I remember chickens running across the road, etc. – very primitive – like another world. We got out of there very quickly because of the car insurance matter.

  26. CW (6:40 am)
    Have you seen the picture on Drudge (was the lead but now moved to left side) of a number of “children” who have crossed the border? They look to me like unsavory gang members – tattoos galore and disrespectful, too.

  27. bob strauss

    cabbyaz | July 28, 2014 at 3:32 pm |
    ******************
    cabbyaz,
    A real president would have made provisions for border security first, park second. This was done on purpose by the usurper. My guess is, the usurper profits from drug,and human trafficking. Fast and Furious guns and a wide open border were part of the deal, to secure the help of Drug Cartels in smuggling people and drugs for the usurper, thus, no enforcement of drug laws.

  28. Here is an important e-mail that has infuriated me! McCain and Flake are at it again, trying to infringe on our personal rights. I called the former’s office here in Phx but have decided to send faxes – something tangible – in
    protest.

    (from Grassfire)
    Senators John McCain (R-AZ), and Jeff Flake (R-AZ), are the driving force behind a frightening bill that would criminalize citizens standing up for their communities!
    I
    n fact, if the bill were a law during the Murrieta, California standoff when hundreds of citizens successfully protested against Obama’s Illegal Invasion into their town, everyone who protested could be facing stiff fines and federal jail time!

    Here’s what the so-called “CREST Act” has in store for citizens trying to protect their property, their families and their way of life:

    • Makes it a federal crime to tell someone where a Department of Homeland Security (DHS), or Health and Human Services (HHS), or Border Patrol bus carrying illegal aliens is spotted, coming from or headed.

    • Makes it a federal crime to prohibit a DHS, HHS, or Border Patrol bus from moving from point A to point B.

    • Spends more than $1 billion, but does absolutely nothing to secure the border and stop the invasion into Texas, New Mexico, Arizona and California. These southern borders will remain free flowing for illegals.

  29. bob strauss

    cabbyaz | July 28, 2014 at 3:36 pm |

    CW (6:40 am)
    Have you seen the picture on Drudge (was the lead but now moved to left side) of a number of “children” who have crossed the border? They look to me like unsavory gang members – tattoos galore and disrespectful, too.
    ************************
    cabbyaz,
    The part that pisses me off, is the reference to “immigrants”. These people are not immigrating, they are overrunning our country, without regard for our laws, which the usurper refuses to enforce.

  30. OBAMACARE BILLING CODE FOR EXECUTIONS……

    As of October 1, 2014 the ICD 9 coding used has an additional 86,000 codes. One of the most gruesome medical codes is E978.

    ICD 9 E 978 “Legal Execution”
    All executions performed at the behest of the judiciary, or ruling authority [whether permanent or temporary] as:
    •asphyxiation by gas
    •beheading, decapitation (by guillotine)
    •capital punishment
    •electrocution
    •hanging
    •poisoning
    •shooting
    •other specified means

    http://thelibertydigest.com/2013/11/24/obama-care-billing-code-icd-9-e978-executions-and-beheadings/
    —————————————————————————————————
    So if OBAMACARE, says it’s legal to cut off someone’s head, I guess it will be legal to cut off anyone’s head…..also note that this code says

    “AT THE REQUEST OF THE JUDICIARY, OR RULING AUTHORITY” (whether permanent or temporary)…..

    Are “We The People of America” being set-up by this Muslim loving pResident who is running for the New Calfaite’s position which will soon be open in the Middle East ?

    W O W does that also mean the ONE (since he is now the RULING AUTHORITY) can just issue an EXECUTIVE ORDER and heads will roll? And that permanent or temporary clause sends shivers up my spine… especially the temporary part…….it will be kind of hard to reattach a head if a mistake is made by a temporary person……

    I’m beginning to get a little upset at ‘what’s in this OBAMACARE Bill”….as “We The people” will just have to read the bill to find out what’s in it” as Nancy would say.

    I think someone owes the American people a full explanation as to why “beheading and decapitation (by guillotine) is in a HEALTH BILL in the first place !!!
    ..

  31. RMinNC, I haven’t read anything further about that which you posted, but I thought that beheading was never used before in the U.S. as a means of capital punishment. Am I wrong? The inclusion of that in the list is indeed scary. I agree – What is it doing in OBAMACARE?

  32. oldsailor82

    CabbyAZ……..
    What else would you expect from a BASTARD,who has acknowledged publically that he will stand with the Muslims.He confirmed that by saying “my muslim faith” on national tv,and not long thereafter he made his second slip of the tongue by saying 57 states. This confirms that he isn’t even a citizen of America. Only a foreigner who has no knowledge of the compartmentation of our Republic would utter such absurd statements.. I think you can take that to the bank. I also believe that it is why he was required to forfeit his law license. The Illinois bar association discovered that he had in fact used another name and it was still his legal name. Three strikes ……your OUT….. SOETORO!

  33. oldsailor82

    ……..the BASTARD has a number of murders to answer for,as well as his overreach of executive power. I believe that he really did not complete Harvard, or Columbia. I believe that all of his alleged formal education was a SHAM. People inside of the schools were paid handsomely to make it look like he had attended. Lastly I believe that he is an ARAB,and a Muslim who was smuggled into the US as a foreign student.

  34. oldsailor82

    ……..IN ADDITION he is one of the BASTARDS who saw fit to destroy the WTT,and is cut from the same bolt of cloth as was the LUNATIC MURDERERS. Perhaps one day this will all be re confirmed.

  35. CABBYAZ…..you ask;

    ” The inclusion of that in the list is indeed scary. I agree – What is it doing in OBAMACARE?”

    I can’t say for sure…but my “gut feeling” is that “We The People” are being set up for the kill……Like , “We The Sheeples” are getting ready for the final shearing (killing)

    But I will say, this outlaw government is getting very brazen to put stuff like this in ANY bill….let alone a HEALTH bill. …..But when you stop to think about it…this government has NO respect for the people…either party…their both the same.

    I recall somewhere back about five or six months ago where someone posting on another site said that a friend of his saw an awful lot of boxes marked as ” guillotines” on a shipment going to a Dept. of Homeland Security address somewhere…..

    I will see if I can relocate that posting…it may in someway tie into this latest post I made……

  36. oldsailor82

    You don’t need any real knowledge about loping off heads. If you don’t know something about the subject just ask a MUSLIM they think it is great fun……….and they have had a lot of practice at it……….they have been doing it for centuries.

  37. cabbyaz….

    Here is a video that goes along with my post reference “beheading”….I refer you back to the phrase in the OBAMACARE (ACA) bill which will be LAW on October 1, 2014, that said,…”AT THE REQUEST OF THE JUDICARY, OR THE RULING AUTRHORITY”……..

    That means anyone in a position of authority…without a trial or any defense could be SUMMERIALY be put to death by the guillotine in our future America……correct me if I am wrong.

    That part of the federal bill which reads,……”OR RULING AUTHORITY” is where MARTIAL LAW AUTHORITY becomes effective…….
    here’s the video…..there are other sites with more info….

    Judge for yourself

  38. BOB STRUSS….

    is that what’s coming to America as you posted at 8:29pm?…..is this what the whole damn world is about to face?…even America, the Home of the Brave and the Land of the Free” with all of her compassion?

    With the Muslim we have in our White House…it’s very possible.

    May God forbid this outrage against all humanity..

  39. oldsailor82

    The children of Muslims are taught HATE,and MURDER from the first days of their lives. They are taught that it is in keeping the honor of their families, Most of them don’t even have the slightest idea what HONOR,or family even means. They do it for pleasure,and to get even with somebody who has allegedly brought shame upon them. From day one their minds are twisted and perverted. Does a SANE mind expect 36 virgins when they reach their alleged Pearly Gates? Maybe that is really 36 virgin nanny goats. …….G’NITE ALL!

  40. http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2014/07/28/Fearing-Obama-Unilateral-Amnesty-Threats-Tea-Party-Jams-Congress-Phone-Lines

    The phone lines are jammed.

    The American people have risen up in response to a rallying cry from Sens. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) and Ted Cruz (R-TX), overloading the phone lines on Capitol Hill to pressure their members of Congress to fight against President Obama’s planned executive amnesty for millions of illegal aliens.

    “I was on hold with the Capitol Hill switchboard about a minute or so each time I called my Representative and my two Senators,” Catharine Trauernicht, a Tea Party activist in Virginia, told Breitbart News Monday. “Typically, my calls are answered right away, but I always know that citizens have sprung into action when the switchboard recording comes on and says, ‘All of our operators are assisting other callers at this time.’”

    When called by Breitbart News Monday at about 1:30 p.m., the Capitol Hill switchboard line was similarly busy.

    “This shows the American people are going to resist,” a Sessions aide told Breitbart News. “The crescendo will grow. They are only beginning to be heard. They will get louder in the coming days.”

    The calls are coming in response to Sen. Sessions, who last week asked the American people to rise up and pressure their elected leaders to stop the president from moving forward with any new executive amnesty. Obama has already granted executive amnesty to upwards of 800,000 illegal aliens through the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program which was initiated in 2012, and this year Obama is threatening to expand DACA to five to six million illegal aliens.

    “The American people have begged and pleaded for years for our laws to be enforced,” Sessions said in his statement calling for the American people to rise up. “We have people in our own country living in violence, fear and poverty every single day. They have demanded an immigration policy that puts their jobs, wages and communities first. Every citizen should pick up the phone and ask of their congressional representative: where do you stand?”
    The deluge comes after Sessions’s call to melt the phone lines was reported and picked up by the Drudge Report over the weekend.

  41. A Message from THE MUSLIM-IN-CHIEF

    The White House
    Office of the Press Secretary
    For Immediate Release

    July 27, 2014

    Statement by the President on the Occasion of Eid-al-Fitr

    As Muslims throughout the United States and around the world celebrate Eid-al-Fitr, Michelle and I extend our warmest wishes to them and their families. This last month has been a time of fasting, reflection, spiritual renewal, and service to the less fortunate. While Eid marks the completion of Ramadan, it also celebrates the common values that unite us in our humanity and reinforces the obligations that people of all faiths have to each other, especially those impacted by poverty, conflict, and disease.
    In the United States, Eid also reminds us of the many achievements and contributions of Muslim Americans to building the very fabric of our nation and strengthening the core of our democracy. That is why we stand with people of all faiths, here at home and around the world, to protect and advance their rights to prosper, and we welcome their commitment to giving back to their communities.
    On behalf of the Administration, we wish Muslims in the United States and around the world a blessed and joyous celebration. Eid Mubarak.

    Posted by giveusliberty1776 at 2:34 PM
    —————————————————————————————————–
    Is there ANY question as to where this USURPERs loyalty lies? And it damn sure isn’t with the American people !!!

  42. Foundation of America’s Demise
    http://canadafreepress.com/index.php/article/64878
    Saul Alinsky and Barry Soetoro, Amerika’s Foundling Fathers

  43. Now for the TRANSLATION of the last TWO WORDS in Obama’s message to the Muslims of the world……EID MUBARAK….read closely this translation.

    The phrase translates into English as “blessed festival”, or “may you enjoy a blessed festival”

    Eid mubarak (Arabic: عيد مبارك‎, Persian/Urdu: عید مُبارک) is a traditional Muslim greeting reserved for use on the festivals of Eid ul-Adha and Eid ul-Fitr. The phrase translates into English as “blessed festival”, and can be paraphrased as “may you enjoy a blessed festival”. MUSLIMS WISH EACH OTHER EID MUBARAK AFTER PREFORMING THE EID PRAYER.
    This celebration continues until the end of the day, and continues a further three days.
    It is notable that saying these exact words is a cultural tradition influenced by deep roots of religion in it; however, it is not part of any religious obligations. Speakers of Arabic might also add “kul ‘am wantum bikhair.”
    —————————————————————————————————-
    I HOPE THAT EVERYONE POSTING HERE GOT THE MESSAGE THAT Obama WAS SENDING……

    (1 )MUSLIMS wish EACH OTHER EID MUBARAK after preforming the EID PRAYER.

    (2) Did Obama get on his PRAYER RUG at the White House and do the EID Prayer before posting this message?
    My money says he did, otherwise how could he wish all the Muslims a “blessed festival”…it comes after an EID PRAYER.

    (3) Did you pick up on the part where it said, ” SAYING THESE EXACT WORDS IS A CULTURAL TRADITION INFLUENCED BY DEEP ROOTS OF RELIGION IN IT…..”
    I’m sure Obama remembers his Indonesian MUSLIM religious background every time he utters these EXACT words.

    It’s very hard for me to read Obama’s message to the MUSLIMS of the world, then read the translation of EID MUBARAK and not come away with any other feeling other than OBAMA is 100% MUSLIM faking it as a Lame a*s Christian…….Of course the MUSLIMS approve of that

    Now you know why the Obama’s do not give gifts at Christmas time…..

  44. With my last post….I will also say good night…and GOD bless…..

  45. What contributions by Muslims have helped our country? I can’t think of one.

  46. Tina, I was thinking exactly the same thing and was ready to ask that very question. That statement by the pResident is a bunch of baloney. I read somewhere awhile back that there are few, if any contributions made by Muslims. He is under the delusions of grandeur. The problem is that the low information folks will believe him and don’t know the difference.

  47. bob strauss

    Allen West

    In 2010, the current director of the CIA gave a speech on the “beauty of Islam” – in Arabic. If you haven’t seen this 3-minute clip, you really should.

    http://allenbwest.com/2014/07/speech-cia-director-gave-arabic-beauty-islam/

  48. CabbyAZ…….
    I had another post regarding Bergdahl,but I don’t have time to post it right now.My little girl is having surgery today to remove a number of bladder stones and I am worried about her big time. My mind is totally occupied now. They just called me and said that she is waking up from the anesthetic at the moment, We will be able to go and get her about 3;30 this afternoon.

  49. Awww, Old Sailor, I hope all goes well with your little girl companion. We agonize over them almost as much as though they were humans. I know the anxious feeling. Take care!

  50. RMinNC and cw,
    Good afternoon from beautiful Albemarle Sound, NC. You folks sure have a versatile state. From the thrill of the Tail of the Dragon to the serene Outer Banks beaches, North Carolina offers a lot of excitement and beauty.

  51. bob strauss | July 29, 2014 at 1:07 am |
    ================
    Shocking that the CIA Director of the United States could hold such beliefs about the beauty of Islam in light of what is currently occurring in Iraq and Israel at the hands of radical islamists……

    ISIS Supporters CHEER New MASSACRE VIDEO – “Most Beautiful Christmas Present” – – –
    http://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2014/07/isis-supporters-cheer-new-massacre-video-most-beautiful-christmas-present/

    List of Palestinian rocket attacks on Israel, 2014 – – –
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Palestinian_rocket_attacks_on_Israel,_2014

  52. JONAH…..you said;

    “Good afternoon from beautiful Albemarle Sound, NC. You folks sure have a versatile state. From the thrill of the Tail of the Dragon to the serene Outer Banks beaches, North Carolina offers a lot of excitement and beauty”.

    And may I also add….”A lot of patriotic Americans too” !!!

  53. bob strauss

    Jonah | July 29, 2014 at 2:48 pm |

    bob strauss | July 29, 2014 at 1:07 am |
    ================
    Shocking that the CIA Director of the United States could hold such beliefs about the beauty of Islam in light of what is currently occurring in Iraq and Israel at the hands of radical islamists……
    *****************
    Jonah,
    We’ve been overrun by Muslims. Specifically, The Muslim Brotherhood.

  54. BOB STRUSS…..you said;

    “We’ve been overrun by Muslims. Specifically, The Muslim Brotherhood.”
    ————————————————————————————————

    That will change with the next president hopefully…..that is unless the dumb Sheeple appoint another one !….

    If that happens, we can fold up our tents and go home because it’s all over but the shouting !

  55. oldsailor82

    RMINNC……..
    …….that is unless the FOAMING AT THE MOUTH RADICALS decide to start their BULLSHI# in America. The people in their own countries might cringe, hide ,or whine,but I think that the average American has already had enough of jihadi LUNATICS,but if it starts I would be more than happy to pilot a PUFF. A dead jihadi is a GOOD jihadi. About 20 or so PUFFS could put out a CLOUDBURST of .50 cal,and 20mm projectiles,and after the smoke cleared there would be a hell of a pile of GOOD jihadis lying all over the saturated area.HAR HAR when you hear “PFTPFTPFTPFTPFTPFTPFTPFTPFT” a hell of a lot of jihadis will have earned their 36 nanny goats.

  56. oldsailor82

    …………I have been told by some Viet Nam vets that if you put your tongue between your lips and do a RASPBERRY, you will have made the same sound as a 1500 round per minute gatling gun. I think RMINNC has heard them. I would still love to see the Israelis start using multiple puffs as well. Artillery,and missiles can do only so much, but to be successful at an engagement it would be a great and well fought engagement if at least a 1000 of the enemy were awarded new anuses, over a 20 minute period. Stormin Norman had it exactly right. Use overwhelming force AT THE BEGINNING.

  57. oldsailor82

    Cabby AZ….
    Went to the vet hospital and picked up my little girl. Seeing her come out of the room at nearly a gallop I nearly cried. I love both of them as if they were flesh and blood. She will be wearing an elizibethan lamp shade for the next ten days but I know that if she didn’t she would have the incision tore open pretty quick. A dog is just that! Since Delores is a retired nurse she knows all the right moves.So she is the chief recovery honcho. I’ll just watch, and keep on lovin my little girl!

  58. oldsailor82

    …..btw the surgeon removed over twenty various sizes of stones…..the largest being nearly 1/2 inch in diameter. They ranged downward to about 1/8 inch in diameter. They look like various sizes of white pebbles. I once sufferred from a bladder stone which turned out to be about the size of a ping pong ball. I also know how I felt while it was there. Surgical intervention was also done on me to remove it. So if she felt like I did we done her a real favor. I only had ONE she had over twenty.

  59. citizenwells

    Jonah.
    NC is a beautiful & diversified state.

  60. When we got attacked at Pearl Harbor, we dropped the atom bomb twice on Japan to end the war. We killed many to save lives. Estimates were that a million American lives were saved, probably including my father who was on a Navy ship in the Pacific ready to invade Japan, if need be. After London was being bombed by Germany, we had to fire bomb Dresden to stop the Germans. Sometimes one has to do terrible things to save more lives. When we shoot terrorists with drones, we often kill civilians. Israel is doing all it can to save civilian lives, but Hamas is doing everything it can to destroy civilian lives so this will not be a painless war in Gaza. You can’t have a war where no one is killed. Obama says Israel has a right to defend itself, but he doesn’t want anyone killed. No one does, except Hamas. Israel will have to do what is necessary to destroy Hamas despite Obama’s best efforts to save Hamas. Even the very liberal EU wants Hamas disarmed.

  61. oldsailor82

    Bob Strauss………
    You are absolutely right . The Warthog is a real badass ground support aircraft. We had a squadron of them at the 122 Tactical fighter wing Air guard base right here in Fort Wayne. Two years ago they had an airshow and had a Warthog on the flight line with the surrounding hood open to show what the Gau 8 really looked like. I was allowed to see it close up,and as I said you don’t need much imagination to realise the level of death and destruction that the GAU 8 is capable of in a very short….. 100 round burst of only a couple of seconds. Recently the Warthog Squadron was moved to another area,and the 122 was given back their now antiquated F-16s, which allegedly were UPGRADED. So now we on the ground will be once again traeated to the thunder of afterburners,instead of the whine of the Warthog’s engines. We live only about a mile,and a half from the Fort Wayne International Airport, and we are not very far removed from the approach to runway 22. The KC 135s from Grissom used to come up here to shoot landings. The early KCs had the Rolls Royce engines which generated close to 125 decibels of noise for close to 3000 feet in several directions. The scream of the Rolls Royce engines would nearly deafen a person,if the aircraft passed directly overhead. Both the Air Guard,as well as the tower received so many complaints from people on the ground that the big birds were finally vectored to other more remote airports to shoot landings. The Warthog group also had a couple of good ole C-130 Hercs to take parts to other groups or to fetch parts from distribution centers. The C-130 is a really rugged airplane and is relatively quiet. It is much quieter than an old C-54 piston engine airplanes.

  62. oldsailor82

    CW
    If anybody knows about NC it would probably be you. I have been there only a few times,and each time it was to see a high school buddy at Camp Lejeune, which is close by Jacksonville. He and his wife had a very tiny house which they rented(in the late 1950s). At the time they had no children so he said it wasn’t as bad as it looked. He was discharged only a month after I was.

  63. oldsailor82

    Tina…
    When you talk about Hamas you are talking about the same mentally fractured MURDERERS,as Al Quada, and ISIS. As I have said MANY times they are all BASTARDS who think that they are going to RULE the world,and ram their LUNATIC 4th century BULLSHI# down everybody’s throat…….but it will only happen if people like Soetoro,Pelosi and the rest of the A$$holes are allowed to have their illicit way. This could easily happen if the mentally twisted SLIMES who walk among us are also allowed to have their way. We are witnessing a very sad time for our country, for those of who DID,only prayer remains. But if I was able I would pick up a rifle and I would put holes in as many of the BASTARDS as I could, before I fall.

  64. oldsailor82

    Goodnight all……have a great day tomorrow! I have to get close to my little girl, and see if she is OK.

  65. bob strauss

    Court Ends Private Property Rights, Rules All Water Controlled By Government.

    http://survivalbackpack.us/court-ends-private-property-rights-water-controlled-government/

  66. Old Sailor,
    Great to hear that your little girl came through the surgery well. She will have good care, what with your attention and your wife’s nursing skills. Hope all goes fine.

  67. Good Morning CW, everyone.

  68. citizenwells

    Good morning Zach, et al.

  69. I agree oldsailor82

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