The level of snark within these boundaries camouflages my complete rage at a USA and overall world population of freedom-loving people who are blind to ever-encroaching evil. If I offend you dear reader, I’m sure you’ll be the first to know, with myself and the RedState population following a close second.
I’ve put up two links on this same news item for two reasons. First, that there is more than one source and second, I think you’ll notice the subtle difference in headlines from the two news services. The first few lines of each article are included here.
First up, this from Israel National News:http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/129728
Obama Held Secret Talks With Iran, Syria Weeks Before Election
3 February 2009
by Malkah Fleisher
United States President Barack Obama employed representatives and experts to hold secret high-level talks with Iran and Syria months prior to his election as president, organizers of the meetings told Agence France Presse on Monday.
Over the past few months, Obama campaign and election officials, as well as nuclear non-proliferation experts, had several “very, very high-level” contacts with Iranian leaders, according to Jeffrey Boutwell, executive director for the U.S. branch of the Pugwash group, a Nobel Prize-winning international organization of scientists. Former defense secretary William Perry, who served in Obama’s election campaign, also participated in some of the meetings, which included discussions on Iran’s nuclear program and the Arab-Israeli conflict. Though Boutwell refused to name other participants, he said they were senior figures in the Iranian and US governments.
Next up AFP’s original article…………….. Agence France Presse via Breitbart.com
Obama has begun discreet talks with Iran, Syria
US President Barack Obama has already used experts within the last few months to hold high-level but discreet talks with both Iran and Syria, organizers of the meetings told AFP. Officially, Obama’s overtures toward both Tehran and Damascus have remained limited.
In an interview broadcast Monday, Obama said the United States would offer arch-foe Iran an extended hand of diplomacy if the Islamic Republic’s leaders “unclenched their fist.” Meanwhile, his secretary of state Hillary Clinton warned that the Israeli-Syrian track of the Middle East peace negotiations took a back seat to the Israeli-Palestinian track, especially because of the recent war in Gaza.
However, even before winning the November 4 election, Obama unofficially used what experts call “track two” discussions to approach America’s two foes in the region.
Quick observational inquiry: Did you notice the difference in those headlines ? Very good. You’re awake at least a little.
Anyhooski, methinkest………odds-bodkins what a predicament, but I shall run out honesty to you with my thoughts……… meknowest in my soul…….. that evildoers are afoot within our midst and their personages must be identified forthwith and brought before the dock to face consequences of consorting with the enemy. Yea, I am quite the serious of nature.
Iran is an enemy of the United States, yes? Well, at least they were before 20 January 2009. Same goes for Syria, unless “Det Dronning Bie” Nancy Pelosi gave Syrian President Assad a treaty when they had their love-fest.
Government officials, private citizens (or any citizen of the USA for that matter) in any level of unauthorized-by-The-US negotiations with the sitting government or represenative of an enemy of The Untied States is treated how, pray tell ?
As far as my semi-distracted-by-chocolate mind recalls (mmmmmmmm…. chocolate !), one of the words used as a description seems to be spelled t–r–e–a–s–o–n.
But since nobody in our country other than a few blog site owners (folks like like Robert Spencer, Pamela Geller and Dr. Shackleford) seem to be paying any attention to the little Islamic problem sweeping the world (including right here in the good ol’ USA), I guess this small revelation doesn’t mean anything either, so I’m probably just wasting my time and RedState’s bandwidth.
By the way, in a completely unrelated item, an American working for The U.N. was kidnapped today in Pakistan. http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,486533,00.html Mr. John Solecki – American kidnapped while working for The U.N. Refugee Office in Pakistan city of Quetta. God Bless Mr. Solecki, his family and those tasked to rescue him (if there will even be an attempt). If it wasn’t for NeoKong here at RedState, I’m not sure anybody in this country would know it either because the story has not been picked up by the domestic news services at all except for (you guessed it…) Fox News…… about three hours after NeoKong posted his diary about the unrelated-to-anything incident. (BTW, NeoKong — Good On Ya !)
While we’re at it, another completely unrelated item and isolated incident was brought to my attention, one that if true, comes as no surprise at all to this diary author. http://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20090201/pl_afp/usoicobamadiplomacy The Organisation Of Islamic Conference says President Obama sent them a letter and that The USA can work with Muslims ? But they won’t release the letter. Nice. Subtle. Especially the “news hit” time….. 4:29 pm Sunday 1 February. Hmmmmmmm…. What was going on in America on Sunday February 1st about 4:30 pm? Hey, that was yesterday and I think there was a pre-show for some fairly big sporting event on TV here in the USA, but I can’t put my finger on what it was.
Think it’s crazy that The President Of The United States sent a possible conciliatory letter to those O.I.C. folks? I don’t doubt it and I bet it wasn’t a letter either. I wouldn’t be shocked if he used his Blackberry on Messenger so the text couldn’t be traced.
Just for kicks, try this from 2005 and The O.I.C. website………. http://www.oic-oci.org/ex-summit/english/10-years-plan.htm Hmmmmmmmm. It’s early 2009 and this thing started at the end of 2005. That’s just a bit over 3 years now. I wonder how they’re doing with it all ? Maybe we should ask the folks in UK and Europe how they’re getting along on the continent.
If you read that O.I.C. breakout, the words “according to Islamic Law” keep popping up, especially when dealing with rights and women’s rights. As in there is no “hope” and no “change” for women, or any kind of freedom for anyone if it matters, because Shari’a Laws are not going to be altered one iota if it doesn’t suit these manical tyrants looking to dominate the world with pure evil.
I’ll close with this…. A little while back, I was told by someone at RedState — and this is a quote — to “quit it with the Muslims”. With all due respect and my apologies for bringing this up: No. I think I’ll take a pass on that. I’ll be as nice as I can in any diaries and comments, but there is no “quit it” with supposed human beings people who’s sole reasons for living are to either thoroughly subjugate or kill you, me and all of us infidels world-wide. I am American by birth AND Jewish by heritage (For proof of my heritage, I offer up my word that there indeed was a short prayer and a quick ‘snip’ when I was a tad younger in life). So I’m pretty sure I’d be offered only one of the two Laws Of Islam options.
Cheers for now and ……. Hey !….. Isn’t that Michael Phelps smoking a bong ? Boy, I bet he’d like some chocolate about now, eh ? Look over there ! American Idol is starting…. gotta go !
Kenneth L Solomon
Typical, Bitter, Jewish, God-Clinging, Small-Thinking, Prejudicial, Bigoted, Gun Owner and Barking Mad Insane NASCAR Fan.
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