Chillul Tefila Bifarhesia, as well as halachicly challenged verbiage and dress, are external manifestations of a critical lack of personal yiras shomayim which has lethal consequences.
MoveOn.org is planning to launch a protest movement to compliment the Occupy Wall Street momentum with the stated goal of “mak[ing] Wall Street pay” and rebuilding the entire U.S. financial system.
MoveOn.org is financed by the George Soros-funded Tides Foundation. Another grantee of Tides is the Adbusters magazine, which is reported to have come up with the Occupy Wall Street idea after Arab Spring protests toppled governments in Egypt, Libya and Tunisia.
MoveOn.org on Sunday held a planning meeting in Manhattan to discuss ways to take on Wall Street in coordination with Occupy Wall Street.
This new campaign serves as further evidence suggesting that the anti-Wall Street movement is a well-planned effort and not the spontaneous uprising its leaders claim it to be.
Last week, KleinOnline broke the story that Fenton Communications, a public relations firm closely partnered with Tides, represented the anti-Wall Street march past millionaires’ homes in New York two weeks ago. Fenton also crafted the public relations strategy of MoveOn.org, as well as a who’s who of far-left causes, organizations and activists, from Soros himself to Health Care for America Now to a litany of anti-war groups.
The Occupy Wall Street march past millionaires’ homes was first announced in a press release entitled, “Community Groups and Progressive Organizations Join Together to Plan ‘Millionaires March’ with Occupy Wall Street Protestors.” The contact for that release was Fenton Communications.
Fenton Communications was founded in 1982 by David Fenton, an activist who served as a photographer for Bill Ayers’d domestic Weather Underground terror group.
Fenton works in conjunction with the Soros-funded Tides Center that funded Adbusters. Fenton used the Tides Center to set up Environmental Media Services in 1994. Tides reportedly originally ran EMS’s daily operations.
David Fenton serves on the board of numerous Tides-funded groups, while his firm represents more than 30 Tides Center grantees, as well as Soros himself and the billionaire’s Open Society Institute. Fenton helped to craft MoveOn.org’s attacks on Gen. David Petraeus.
While David Fenton first photographed Ayers in the 1960s, he later served alongside both Ayers and Obama on the board of the Woods Fund, a Chicago nonprofit which channeled money to a slew of progressive groups, including the Tides Center and the Alinsky-style Midwest Academy training outfit. Obama served as a paid director on the Woods Fund board from 1999 to 2002.
As the Chinese military reportedly expands its overseas aid missions and military exchanges in a major fashion, questions continue to arise regarding the White House’s response to Chinese expansionism.
President Obama’s China adviser, Evan Medeiros, has a long history of downplaying the threat to U.S. interests posed by China’s rapid military and economic growth, once even penning a paper that argued China should embrace a “great power mentality.” Medeiros is the White House National Security Council China director, a position to which he was appointed in 2009.
Medeiros was formerly a senior research analyst at the Arms Control Association in Washington D.C. He was also a project associate with the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Project at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and joined the RAND Corporation as a political scientist in 2002.
In his “Inside the Ring” column in the Washington Times in July, Bill Gertz cited Congressional Republicans as identifying Medeiros as a key player involved in the Obama administration’s policy of refusing to sell needed arms to Taiwan. The same report blamed Medeiros for delaying the release of a second Pentagon report to Congress on the shifting air power balance in the Taiwan Strait.
The Washington Times also cited Republicans staff aides and a defense official as stating they believe Medeiros was behind efforts to delay the release to Congress of the Pentagon’s annual report on Chinese military power. The report on China’s military was also delayed last year. When it was eventually released, the report was watered down with a more innocuous-sounding title. Previously called the “Annual Report to Congress: Military Power of the People’s Republic of China,” the report was renamed the “Annual Report on Security Developments Involving China.”
Medeiros, meanwhile, was fingered by Gertz’s sources as a key official in preventing the U.S. sale of 66 advanced F-16 jets to Taiwan and for delaying the sale of equipment to upgrade Taiwan’s existing F-16s. Both sales were expected to anger China.
A review of Medeiros’s articles and statements to the news media in the past reveals a regular trend of minimizing China’s threat to the U.S. In 2009, just before his appointment to the NSC, Medeiros stated China is not seeking to “confront the United States or expel it from the region.” He argued China is not aiming to replace America as a superpower.
In 2007, Medeiros, speaking as an expert at the RAND Corporation, argued Beijing’s military buildup is limited to Asia and that China has not sought to project power globally. “Cumulatively, this is a substantial amount of money devoted toward military modernization. And it’s clearly a reflection of the Chinese government’s priorities and the fact that they seek to build a modern military with regional power projection capabilities,” Medeiros said.
In 2002, he minimized China’s missile project, telling The Economist that the Chinese “don’t really see missiles as weapons of mass destruction while most American policymakers equate the two.”
In an article in the November-December 2003 issue of Foreign Affairs magazine, Medeiros, with analyst M. Taylor Fravel, presented the views of experts on Chinese foreign policy as stating China should overcome its long-held “victim mentality” and adopt a “great power mentality” instead.
Speaking to Knight Ridder in 2001, Medeiros stated, “The Chinese defense industrial base is very outdated and dilapidated, especially in these areas where warfare is headed.”
About the Author: Aaron Klein is Jerusalem bureau chief and senior reporter for WorldNetDaily.com. He is also host of an investigative radio program on New York's 770-WABC Radio, the largest talk radio station in the U.S., every Sunday between 2-4 p.m (CHANGE TO 7-9 p.m.). His website is KleinOnline.com
You must log in to post a comment.
The recommendations determine new rules for sharing the security burden equally.
Judging by the sheer onesidedness of the parts I’ve read, I cannot see how the report can serve as a foundation for discussion.
Arab stone throwing and other violent disturbances near Efrat continues. Following in the footsteps of the pipe bomb found near the northern entrance last week, a girl was hurt Thursday when rocks were thrown at a car she was riding in. A number of cars were hit and damaged near Efrat’s northern entrance. Last week [...]
The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) expressed deep disappointment with the members of Detroit City Council and local clergy who met with and embraced the antisemitic and racist leader of the Nation of Islam, Louis Farrakhan, during his visit to the city last week. During his visit to Detroit, Farrakhan was invited by Rev. Wendell Anthony, President [...]
A number of bills targeting Iran’s suspected nuclear weapons program have advanced in the U.S. Congress. The U.S. House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee on Wednesday approved and sent to the full House a bill backed by Reps. Ed Royce (R-Calif.), the chairman of the committee, and Eliot Engel (D-N.Y.), its senior Democrat, that would [...]
Former Minister of Science and Technology, Professor Rabbi Daniel Hershkowitz was appointed the new president of Bar-Ilan University. Hershkowitz’s appointment was approved unanimously on Monday during a meeting of the university’s board of trustees. He will begin serving in October, at the start of the 2013-14 academic year. The Haifa native succeeds Moshe Kaveh, who [...]
Former Iranian president Akbar Rafsanjani on Wednesday strongly criticized the leadership of his country, following his disqualification as presidential candidate this week. “I don’t think the country could have been run worse, even if it had been planned in advance,” the 78-year-old Rafsanjani reportedly told members of his campaign team. “I don’t want to get [...]
An eyewitness fought back tears as he recalled seeing the killers attacking the man “like a piece of meat.”
Observers of the world body in Geneva said the annual hypocrisy reached a new low this year.
It now turns out that if a foreign corespondent is a self-centered, name dropping blowhard, he is also likely to be an Israel hater.
We interrupt this thoughtful column to share with you the above image, which I just received by email from my wife (and which you, I’m sure, have first seen back in 2006, because the media are always behind with these things). “For the first time, women are now being allowed to drive in Saudi Arabia.” [...]
Some 25,000 Belz chassidim packed the wedding ceremony of Rabbi Shalom Rokeach, Grandson of the Belzer Rebbe, and Chana Batya Pener, May 22, 2013, in Jerusalem. Pretty amazing images. It says something about these people’s comfort with one another in close quarters. I find it very difficult to be standing or sitting so close to [...]
Let everyone know of the shelter at Chabad
The US considers a Jewish presence in Judea and Samaria an international issue, so much so that a US official attending a hearing on an anti-outpost Peace Now petition.
Rep. Jerrold Nadler (NY-10) on Wednesday responded to the withholding of the Leahy Amendment to protect LGBT families in immigration reform legislation: “As the House sponsor of the Uniting American Families Act (UAFA), I am extremely disappointed that an amendment to ensure equal treatment for same-sex, bi-national couples was withheld, without a vote, during the [...]
Two New Jersey men, indicted in March for arson and attempted murder and terrorism, pleaded not guilt in a New Jersey court this week. Anthony Graziano of Lodi and Aakash Dalal of New Brunswick, both 21, were arrested after the northern New Jersey’s Bergen County bombings, one of which injured Beth El Congregation Rabbi Nosson [...]
Printed from: http://www.jewishpress.com/news/breaking-news/quick-takes-news-you-may-have-missed-116/2011/10/26/
Scan this QR code to visit this page online: