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Friday, August 19, 2011

Syria the Next to Fall to the Muslim Brotherhood?

First it was Tunisia, then Egypt, now Libya. All are African nation states whose leaders have either been toppled or soon will be. The common thread that runs through all of them is the Muslim Brotherhood, an Islamist group that seeks to eliminate borders and reestablish an Islamic caliphate one day. Its goal is the reestablishment of the Ottoman Empire, based in what is today Turkey. The Turkish government - and now military - has fallen to the Islamist AKP party. Libyan dictator Gadhafi has put up a fight against the Muslim Brotherhood backed rebels but appears to be ready to flee, according to an NBC report:

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If and when Gadhafi falls, look for the Brotherhood to establish a much stronger foothold in Northern Africa. As that's happening, the same thing is going on in Syria. The Obama administration appears to be focusing its attention on that country as Libya seems to be falling to the Islamist rebels. Apparently, there are two groups opposing Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad. One is the pro-Muslim Brotherhood opposition and the other is the pro-Democracy opposition. Guess which one the Obama administration is supporting.

Via World Tribune, h/t Jihad Watch:
WASHINGTON -- The administration of President Barack Obama has selected the Muslim Brotherhood over the pro-democracy opposition to lead Syria after the expected ouster of President Bashar Assad, a report said.

The Hudson Institute, a leading consultant to the Defense Department, asserted that the administration has decided to work with Turkey and the Brotherhood in Syria for a post-Assad government. In a report by Herbert London, the institute said Obama has dismissed the pro-democracy opposition as an alternative.
So, not only is this administration supporting the Muslim Brotherhood takeover of Syria but it's working with Turkey in order to facilitate the transition. Turkey is just sitting back, watching countries fall to forces that will only make Turkey much more powerful. Does anyone seem to care to ask why the Obama administration is doing this? Could it be that the Muslim Brotherhood has infiltrated the White House? In addition to Obama's envoy to the OIC having ties to the MSA (Muslim Brotherhood group), Hillary Clinton's closest aide, Huma Abedin has strong familial ties to the Brotherhood.

Another high stakes dynamic taking place here is the power struggle between Iran and Turkey. Iran, which has supported Bashar Assad for years, has to be watching this unfold with great interest. If and when Assad falls, the balance of power will tip toward Turkey and the Muslim Brotherhood in a big way. Iran wants a working alliance with Turkey but is probably getting a bit nervous about the Brotherhood's rise.

To demonstrate the complete and total ignorance of what's really at stake here, Senators John McCain (R-AZ), Lindsey Graham (R-SC), and Joe Lieberman (I-CT) are praising Obama for his stance on Syria.

Here is video of Hillary calling for Assad to step down:

h/t Hapblog

NASA Warns Global Warming may Tip Off Space Aliens to our Existence

When New York Times columnist Paul Krugman suggested that the United States needed to be attacked by space aliens in order to jump start the economy, I had the faint hope that he would become at least somewhat marginalized by the left. Not only does that appear to have been far too premature but a NASA scientist is now suggesting that man-made global warming on earth may be a source of alarm for space aliens who might feel compelled to intervene to prevent us from doing some real damage.

Via The Guardian:
It may not rank as the most compelling reason to curb greenhouse gases, but reducing our emissions might just save humanity from a pre-emptive alien attack, scientists claim.

Watching from afar, extraterrestrial beings might view changes in Earth's atmosphere as symptomatic of a civilisation growing out of control – and take drastic action to keep us from becoming a more serious threat, the researchers explain.

This highly speculative scenario is one of several described by a Nasa-affiliated scientist and colleagues at Pennsylvania State University that, while considered unlikely, they say could play out were humans and alien life to make contact at some point in the future.

Shawn Domagal-Goldman of Nasa's Planetary Science Division and his colleagues compiled a list of plausible outcomes that could unfold in the aftermath of a close encounter, to help humanity "prepare for actual contact".
Isn't it an interesting coincidence that this tripe is coming from Penn State, the same university where disgraced 'hockey stick' chart scientist Michael Mann, of 'Climategate,' works?

Under the Obama administration, NASA has abandoned the shuttle program and has adopted a premise that makes Al Gore look sane.

h/t Weasel Zippers

Video: Another Al Sharpton Train Wreck on MSNBC

The antics going on over at MSNBC might just grow ratings, in a 'train wreck' sort of way. Al Sharpton may draw eyeballs not because he's good at what he does but because the odds that he will look foolish continue to go up. In this clip, Sharpton's attempt at theatrics goes awry when he covers his mouth and points to the camera to signal that the control room is supposed to cut to a video. Small problem. The control room doesn't cut away and Al is forced to cover his mouth for 20 wonderful seconds. Someone at MSNBC must really like making Sharpton look foolish.

Via Breitbart:

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