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>Obama Put To Shame By Colonel Allen West

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Below is a video clip of a speech given by Lt. Col. (ret) Allen West who served as commander in Iraq and talking about Islam. Listen to this man and scroll barely down under his speaking platform, where you will find his words printed on the screen as he speaks. This man put Barack Obama, some of our leaders, politicians and the media to shame in his speech and never called any by name. You will probably listen to it more than once?
 
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WReJgvOBXa8

>Bush , Rummy, and Cheney Should Have Captured Iran

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We are reprinting a post made to All Things Beautiful two years ago because it still has cache. If only our president could have seen the future when he had us unvade Iraq.

China needs Iranian oil as much as it needs Wal-Mart’s trade. Wal-Mart needs Iranian oil to ship their goods and keep the US economy afloat as much as it needs China to build the crap they sell. Face the cold co-dependent truth. Iran is holding all the aces in this game. As the sabers rattle Iran makes even more money as the price of crude rises.
Bush/Rummy/Cheney have made the biggest tactical blunder in US history. They pushed the US military into attacking the wrong country. Iran has WMDs. The Iranian goverment is openly supporting terrorism. Iran is no doubt a threat to Israel and wants to destroy the “great Satan”. Iran is everything the Bush administration claimed falsely that Iraq was.

>Are Americans Too Soft To Be Free?

>September 25, 2008
Orlando, FL–Sure we want our military men and women to come home. Sure we want them out of harms way. We know it costs America more than $10 Billion per month to keep them in the Middle East.

The question: Is this generation of Americans too soft to be free? I don’t think so, but maybe the liberal politicians are. But if the young people are not soft, why are so many 18-40-something voers so anxious to abandon Iraq? Why are so many heeding the words of an inexperienced three-year senator who, if elected, has promised to bring them all home right away?

Unless you are inspired, you may not understand how other people think–those who are inspired by the Holy Ghost. If you still think you are inspired, then read the following story that is right on line with what is going on in the U.S. regarding Iraq and Afghanstan.

The similarities between when this story was written and now are so vivid and frightening that they jump right out at you. I didn’t make up the following story, it is scripture; but I did paraphrase it, and you don’t have to be a Mormon to understand.

There was once a very religious and brave captain and a good governor of the land. Like America today, the country was at war abroad, but half of those living in the nation’s capital decided they did not like this “unnecessary” war. Nor would they provide foodstuffs and supplies for their troops in far-off lands.

The military men fighting for the freedom of that country did not need bullets and bombs, but seitan (wheat), shoes and boots, cimeters (spears), shields, and swords. Mormons see a direct corollary between today and ancient Book of Mormon times.

This prophetic book contains many wartime stories as well as teachings of Christ with warnings. It was written as scripture, a second testimony of Jesus Christ and the Bible, but also as a history of a people who lived on the American Continent from 600 BCE to about 400 ACE and it was meant to alert us today of what could happen if we turn our backs on God and truth as so many in America are doing. The lives of these ancients seemed to be in almost constant turmoil, excet for some 200 years after the advent of Christ.

I draw a comparison between the U.S. today and those times when dissenters to wars were considered war criminals and jailed or sentenced to death if they fought against the common cause of freedom. Of course, our laws much more favor individual rights than that country’s laws. It is there that we differ somewhat. But both countries were founded on principles of righteousness, fairness, and Christian-Judeo law. In that way, not so much has changed since then.

I am a minor Book of Mormon expert, all Mormons who read and study this book of scripture are experts to some degree. This book is not only a religious work, it teaches and foreshadows our times today. I taught from this book as a minister of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon Church) for 30 months in Finland and since that time I have given numerous talks and lessons, having at one time taught seminary at South High School in Salt Lake City where Book of Mormon was my subject.

I am also an atorney, father of four, writer and author of four books, one currently offered at Amazon.com. covering selling real estate in our difficult times and is called SELLING FAST.

My purpose is to only lightly acquaint you with the concept that if you want true knowledge, lasting and always reliable, you must get on your knees and ask God to bless you with inspiration. I have done so and have come to the conclusion that, yes, we must prepare to get out of Iraq, but only after we have secured the peace and have left a strong, stable Iraq there to defend its freedoms won in battle. Won by the shedding of much American blood.

If you want more information about the Book of Mormon and how it plays an important part in my life and in the lives of almost 14 million members of this church worldwide, please email me: dusanotes@yahoo.com

>Shout Out Your Lungs For This One!

>One of my sons serves in the military. He is still stateside, in sunny
California. He called me yesterday to let me know how warm and welcoming
people were to him and his troops everywhere he goes, telling me how
people shake their hands and thank them for being willing to serve and fight
for not only our own freedoms, but so that others may have them also.

But he also told me about an incident in the grocery store he stopped at yesterday on his way home from the base. He said that ahead of several people in front of him stood a woman dressed in a burkha.

He said when she got to the cashier she loudly remarked about the U.S. flag lapel pin the cashier wore on her smock. The cashier reached up and touched the pin, and said proudly, ‘Yes, I always wear it and probably always will.’

The woman in the burkha then asked the cashier when she was going to stop bombing her countrymen, explaining that she was Iraqi.

A gentleman standing behind my son stepped forward. Putting his arm around
my son’s shoulders and nodding towards my son, he said in a calm and gentle voice to the Iraqi woman:

‘Lady, hundreds of thousands of men and women like this young man have
fought and died so that YOU could stand here, in MY country and accuse a
check-out cashier of bombing YOUR countrymen. It is my belief that had
you been this outspoken in YOUR own country, we wouldn’t need to be there
today. But, hey, if you have now learned how to speak out so loudly and
clearly, I’ll gladly buy you a ticket and pay your way back to Iraq so you can straighten out the mess in YOUR country that you are obviously
here in MY country to avoid.’

Everyone within hearing distance cheered!

IF YOU AGREE, Pass this on to all your proud American
friends.

>Americans Should Be Angry At The Cost Of The War In Iraq

>It’s an open question, the cost of the war in Iraq is either a big waste of money or worth every dime we are paying, depending on which side of the political spectrum you stand.

I’m a supporter of the war…to a point…like many Americans. But I’m getting a little fed up with the enormous costs…somewhere between$85 million and $100 million. I won’t vote for Obama, but I think it is almost time to end the spending and take care of our own problems here in the U.S.

Can anyone chime in on this. It irks me to see the waste that must be going on over there. Most of the security now–not counting our fighting men and women–is being done by private contractors. Is that really the best way to go when there’s almost 6 percent unemployment here in the U.S.? Or are these security guys and other subcontractors coming from the U.S.?

What about Russia’s foryer into Georgia? We couldn’t come to the aid of our little Georgian friends if we wanted to and Russia knows that? Who’s right and who’s wrong in this war?