Wednesday, April 09, 2014

This promise was nullified by Christ

"Seymour Hersh and the Spineless Nay-sayers"by Jonathan Cook.  At least the scum of the earth have been kind enough to identify themselves.

"alethonews.wordpress.com is no longer available.  This blog has been archived or suspended for a violation of our Terms of Service.  For more information and to contact us please read this support document."  WordPress had better have a pretty good explanation, and an abject apology, ready.  Unless there is some kind of issue with the inadvertent spreading of malware, the suspension is itself enough to stop any moral and decent person from ever considering using it.

"Vatican rejects “chosen people” claim, calls on Israel to end “occupation”" (Christians are so terrified of the Jews these days that it is refreshing to see a sincere and unapologetic assertion of Christian values):
"Greek-Melchite Archbishop Cyrille Bustros sparked an interreligious firestorm when he suggested that Israel was “using Scripture” to continue its occupation of Palestinian territory.
"The Holy Scriptures cannot be used to justify the return of Jews to Israel and the displacement of the Palestinians,” Bustros said at the close of a two-week conference in Rome, Italy, “to justify the occupation by Israel of Palestinian lands.”
The Archbishop then questioned the biblical idea of a “promised land” set aside by a specific group of people.
"We Christians cannot speak of the promised land as an exclusive right for a privileged Jewish people,” Bustros continued. "This promise was nullified by Christ. There is no longer a chosen people – all men and women of all countries have become the chosen people."
Bustros led the group that drafted the synod's concluding statement on Israel and the Palestinians.
The controversial comments came at the conclusion of a two-week Vatican conference assembled to discuss the plight of Christians in the Middle East.
Pope Benedict XVI was in attendance at the synod and celebrated Mass in St. Peter's Cathedral on Sunday with the bishops."
"US blasts Europe’s plan for anti-snooping network as 'unfair advantage'" The most striking thing about a sudden decline of an empire is this inexplicable inability to look after the self-interests of the empire.  Always remember that this wealth-wrecking obsession with spying is directly connected to the 'war on terror', the gift of the Jewish people to all Americans.

"Our National Security Is Threatened By Computers That Can't Spell"  "Boston Bombing Suspect Avoided CIA, FBI Because His Last Name Was Misspelled In DHS Database"  If you are so fucking stupid that you believe this obvious NSA bullshit you are getting exactly the national Panopticon you deserve.
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