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RomanHolidayTheUnitedStatesIsraelThat 90% of Congress showed up for Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu’s speech is testimony to the level of corruption and darkness that pervades Washington.

The methods and practices of the Jewish State, a state built on terror (see Stern Gang), are finding new expression in IS (Islamic State), with the U.S. providing support in both cases.

Artwork: James N. Rosenberg

LincolnRussiansOn this President’s Day in the US, as President Obama threatens to arm the gangster leaders of Ukraine (that he installed), and further divide Ukraine and Russia, its worth recalling that Russia under Czar Alexander II “contributed materially toward preventing British and French recognition of and aid to the Confederacy,” thereby enabling the preservation of the Union and nation under Lincoln. Albert A. Woldman, Lincoln and the Russians (World Publishing, 1952)

 

SavonD'Alep2 This soap, from Aleppo, Syria (Savon d’Alep), was made before that city was destroyed by American intervention in Syria beginning in 2011.

The murder of three Muslim students in North Carolina sparked outrage in the U.S. this week. What about the three hundred Syrian refugees, forced from their homes because of U.S. actions against their government, who drown in the Mediterranean also this week?

In 1852 Abraham Lincoln, referring to the revolutions taking place in Europe, said “that it is the duty of our government to neither foment, nor assist, such revolutions in other governments.” Lincoln empathized with the aspirations of the people to be free but also believed that change had to come from within.

U.S. efforts at regime change, throughout the world over many years, are not the fruits of a successful free state but rather the machinations of a failed state.

Punch-WWIIOn this the 50th Anniversary of Winston Churchill’s death, more than a few commentators have said that Churchill “saved Western Civilization.” Thus they are continuing the deception of the man who lived with “a bodyguard of lies.”

In siding with Churchill (‘English Liberty’), and sponsoring Stalin, Roosevelt actually hastened the progress of degeneration and the end of Western Civilization.

Artwork: Punch, 1940

CzechCenterNYCThe Czech Center in NYC opened a Holocaust themed art exhibit, by Xenia Hoffmeisterova, this evening. It runs through March 8, 2015.

Rabbi Schneier was on hand, and in his remarks emphasized “Prevention, Prevention, Prevention!” to avoid future Holocausts—adding that “people need to take a stand against those who would divide humanity.”

Observation: Today, it’s the U.S. and Israeli governments that are “dividing humanity,” as they seek opportunities to exploit and dominate. Their policies are pitting Sunni against Shia, Fatah against Hamas, Ukraine against itself (and Russia), even women against men. The result is chaos, misery and death delivered by those who see themselves as liberators and saviors.

Photograph: Stephen Wise

HolocaustRemembranceDay“I mean, I can’t even make any sense out of my relationship with my father…how am I supposed to make any sense out of Auschwitz?…of the Holocaust?” Art Spiegelman, Maus II

Analysis: Those who would use the Holocaust as a justification for the Modern State of Israel fail to recognize (or care) that the Modern Sate of Israel is self-idolatry, an offense against God (the Father), leading people astray rather than to salvation. For the remnant of Israel, salvation is from the Son of Man not the Man of Steel.

“And it shall come to pass in that day that the remnant of Israel, and they shall escape the house of Jacob, shall lean no more on him that striketh them; but they shall lean upon the Lord, the Holy One of Israel, in truth. The remnant shall be converted, the remnant, I say, of Jacob, to the mighty God.” Isaiah 10:20-21

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SONY2014For Americans starving for truth, justice, and peace this Christmas Season, the North Korean hackers are serving up more of it than Sony Pictures.

The hackers will have provided a valuable public service if their revelations help to awaken people to the complicity and full knowledge of the despicable producers of the nefarious content foisted on impressionable moviegoers. Artistic freedom should not be seen as absolute for individuals and societies seeking to be healthy.

President Obama chided Sony for pulling the movie “The Interview” (depicting a CIA assassination of Kim Jong-Un), after the withering North Korean hacker response to the movie, saying Sony had “made a mistake.” It’s unlikely Mr. Obama would have been so glib if the movie had depicted a CIA plot to assassinate King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia, Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel, or even himself.

Mr. Obama’s efforts to undermine various heads-of-state (Asaad, Putin, Jong-Un) make him the greatest threat to peace and stability in the world today.

SameSky2014bDallaireLeFrakSame Sky and Global Goods Partners held a Holiday ethical shopping experience last evening in NYC. Both are social enterprises “dedicated to empowering women through dignified work and fair wages.”

Same Sky employs women from the U.S. and Sub Saharan Africa, including Rwanda. Founder Francine LeFrak (bottom right) was on hand along with Romeo Dallaire, retired Lieutenant General and former Senator from Canada. General Dallaire was the Force Commander of the U.N. Mission in Rwanda during the 1994 genocide. His book “Shake Hands With the Devil” (2004) recounts the betrayal and failure of the UN, the international community, but more importantly of humanity to keep the peace.

LE asked Romeo Dallaire about “responsibility-to-protect” being improperly invoked to justify interventions in Libya and Syria. He agreed that it had been misapplied, and said when it’s used the UN shouldn’t take sides.

Analysis: As the principle of sovereignty is being done away with at the UN, responsibility-to-protect is being used by countries seeking to exploit and dominate others. For example, the actions taken by various countries to undermine the Assad government in Syria is as evil as the same countries failing to act to stop the 1994 genocide in Rwanda.

Photographs: Stephen Wise

India-CGNYC (2)Consul General of India in New York, Shri Dnyaneshwar M. Mulay, holds a coffee table book (ROSHNI–“Sunshine”) that features emerging South Asian leaders, at a recent event in NYC announcing the RMG Awards Gala 2015.

 

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