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ነጮች ዘረኛ የሆኑት የበላይነቱን ቢያጡ ጥቁሩ የሚበቀላቸውና የሚቀጣቸው ስለሚመስላቸው ይፈራሉና ነው

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on June 5, 2020

ከሦስት ዓመታት በፊት ያቀረብኩት መረጃ ነበር፤ ምንም የተለወጠ ነገር የለም ጉዳዩ ዛሬም ወቅታዊ ነው፦

ይለናል ከዚህ በፊት ዘረኛ ነበርኩ የሚለን ነጭ አሜሪካዊ። እንዲህ ዓይነት ሃቀኛ አያስደስትምን? ጎበዝ! እውነት ነፃ ታወጣናለች! እግዚአብሔር ልክ እንደርሱ ለብ የማይለውን ሰው ነው የሚወደው። የተናገረው ህሉ ትክክል ነው፤ በፈረንጆች (ኤዶማውያን) እንዲሁም በአረቦች (እስማኤላውያን) ውስጥ የገባው መንፈስ ሰይጣናዊ ነው። እነዚህ በዲያብሎሳዊ እራስወዳድነት የተለከፉት ህዝቦች (አብዛኞቹ)

  • 👉 ፍቅር አያውቁም

  • 👉 ደስታ አያውቁም

  • 👉 ሰላም አያውቁም

  • 👉 የሌላውን ችግር አይረዱም

  • 👉 እራሳቸውን ከፍ ሌላውን ዝቅ ያደርጋሉ

  • 👉 ጥፋተኛው ሌላው እንጅ እነርሱ አይሆኑም

  • 👉 ጥላቻን ያውቃሉ

  • 👉 ጨካኞች ናቸው

  • 👉 ፍርሃትን ያውቃሉ

  • 👉 ፍርሃት፣ ፍርሃት፣ ፍርሃት

[የዮሐንስ ራእይ ምዕራፍ ፫፥፲፭፡፲፮]

“በራድ ወይም ትኩስ እንዳይደለህ ሥራህን አውቃለሁ። በራድ ወይም ትኩስ ብትሆንስ መልካም በሆነ ነበር። እንዲሁ ለብ ስላልህ በራድም ወይም ትኩስ ስላልሆንህ ከአፌ ልተፋህ ነው።”

👉 ስለ ነጮች ፍርሃት፣ ትዕቢት፣ ኩራት እና እራስወዳድነት መነገር አለበት።

👉 ለምንድን ነው ነጮች ስለዘርኝነት ላለመናገር ሁሌ ራሳቸውን የሚከላከሉት?

👉 ለምንድን ነው ነጮች እውነታውን መጋፈጥ በጣም የሚቸገሩት? እንደኔ ከሆነ፤ ምክኒያቱ የተወሰነው ክፍል ፍርሃት ሌላው ክፍል ደግሞ ስግብግብነት ነው።

እኛ ነጮች ስልጣን እና የበላይነትን እንዲሁም ልዩ መብቶቻችንን ማጣት አንፈልግም። የነጮች የበላይነት በሰፈነበት ማህበረሰባችን ጥቅሞችን ማጣት አንፈልግምልል ሁሉንም ማጣት አንፈልግም።

ጥቁሩ እንዳይበቀለን እንፈራለን። የጥቁሩን ቅጣት እንፈራለን።

በጥቁር ህዝቦች ላይ ግፍ መስራት ከጀመርንበት ዕለት አንስቶ ይህን ነው የምንፈራው። ባርነቱ እንዴት ይረሳ? ያልክፍያ ስራው እንዴት ይረሳል?ት። ያለንን ሁሉ ማጣት እንፈራለን፣ መደባችንን ማጣት እንፈራለን። የጥቁሩን ቅጣት በጣም እንፈራዋለን!

ነጮች ወንድሞቼና እህቶቼ፡ አዎ! ተቀበሉት ኃይለኛ ፍርሃት ውስጥ ነን። ጥቁሩ ወደ ቤቶቻችሁ መጥቶ ቢያንኳኳ፡ “ያጠቃኝና ይጎዳኝ ይሆን?” ብላችሁ ትፈራላችሁ።

ጥቁሩ ባጠገባችሁ ሲያልፍ በፍርሃት ቦርሳዎቻችሁን ጠበቅ አድርጋችሁ ትይዛላችሁ። ስለሆነም ጥቁሩን በእስር ቤት ማጎር እንወዳለን፤ እስር ቤቱን የሞሉት ጥቁሮች ብቻ ናቸው።

አዎ! እንፈራቸዋልን፣ ላባዎቹ ፖሊሶች እንኳን ያልታጠቁትን ጥቁሮች ይፈሯቸዋል። የጥቁሩን ቅጣትና በቀል እንፈራለን።

እኛ ነጮች በበላይነት በሽታ ተለክፈናል መጥፎው ነገር ሁሉ የጥቁሮች እንደሆነ አድርገን እየሳልን እራሳችንን እናታልላለን። ለምኑ ነው ነጭ የበላይ የሆነው? የበላይነቱ ስሜት ከየት መጣ?

ጥቁር ቆዳው ጥቁር በመሆኑ የበላይነት ተሰምቶት መንገድ ላይ ሲንቀባረር አይቼ አላውቅም እንዲያውም በተቀራኒው ነው። ነጩ ግን በነጭነትኡ ሁሌ በኩራት ይንጠባረራል

👉 ስለዚህ ነጩ ነው እራሱን ማስተካከል ያለበት፦

ፍርሃታችሁን ተጋፈጡት! ስግብግብነታሁን ተጋፈጡ ይህን እስካላደረጋችሁ ድረስ ሰላም የለም፤ አንድ ትልቅ ችግር አለ።

አይይ ጥቁሩን ፈራሁ ማለቱ ብቻ ዋጋ የለውም፡ የጥቁሩን ቅጣት እየፈራችሁ መኖሩን የምታቆሙት ሃቁን ስትቀበሉ ነው።

የነጭ የበላይነት እውን ነው። አገራችን አሜሪካ የነጮች የበላይነት ያላት አገር ናት ይህ ሃቅ ነው፤ ሁሌም እንደዚህ ነበር።

ኃላፊነቱን ወስደን አንድ ነገር እናድርግ ለተቃውሞ ሰልፍ እንውጣ፤ ነጩ የበላይነት ባሕሉን መለወጥ አለበት። አሊያ ሁላችንም አብረን ልንጠፋ ነው እንዲያም በመጥፋት ላይ እንገኛለን

ተቋማቱ፣ ትምህርት ቤቶች፣ ፍርድ ቤቶች፣ ባሕሉ፣ ሜዲያው፣ ታሪክ፣ ስነልቦናው፣ መዝናኛው ሁሉም ነገር የነጩን የበላይነት የሚያንጸባርቁ ናቸው።

ጥቁር ህዝቦች መጥፎዎች ናቸው ማለት አልችልም፤ ሁላችንም እኩል ነን።

እራሳችሁን መከላከል አቁሙ! ፈራጅነቱን አቁሙ! እራሳችሁን ሳታታልሉ እውነታውን ተጋፈጡ!

የእኛ የነጭ ባሕል ዘረኛ ነው። ሁሉም ነጭ ዘረኛ ነው ማለቴ አይደለም ግን ግደሌሽነቱ፣ እርምጃ ላለመውሰድ ዓይን መጨፈን ትልቅ ችግር ነው። ተራመዱ፤ ከግድየለሽነት ውጡ።

አንድ ነገር አድርጉ፣ አንድ ነገር ተናገሩ። አሜሪካን እወዳታለሁ፣ ነጮችን እወዳቸዋለሁ። በዚህም እኮራለሁ አሜሪካን እንመልሳት።

በአሜሪካ እንኩራ በነጭ አሜሪካ ከእንግዲህ ወዲያ አልኮራም እኔ ዘረኛ ነበርኩ፤ በነጭ አሜሪካ ከእንግዲህ ወዲያ አልኮራም።

ለአንዴና ለመጨረሻ ጊዜ ፍርሃታችሁን ተጋፈጡት! ስግብግብነታሁን ተጋፈጡት ይህችን አገር መሆን እንዳለባት እንመልሳት፦ ለሁሉም ሕዝቦች የተሰራች አገር ናትና፤ የነጮች ብቻ አይደለችም።

 በሉ ለአሁኑ ቻው!

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ይለናል ከዚህ በፊት ዘረኛ ነበርኩ የሚለን ነጭ አሜሪካዊ። እንዲህ ዓይነት ሃቀኛ አያስደስትምን? ጎበዝ ምስኪን! እግዚአብሔር ልክ እንደርሱ ለብ ያልሆነውን ሰው ነው የሚወደው። የተናገረው ህሉ ትክክል ነው፤ በፈረንጆች (ኤዶማውያን) እንዲሁም በአረቦች (እስማኤላውያን) ውስጥ የገባው መንፈስ ሰይጣናዊ ነው። እነዚህ በዲያብሎሳዊ እራስወዳድነት የተለከፉት ህዝቦች (አብዛኞቹ)

  • ፍቅር አያውቁም

  • ደስታ አያውቁም

  • ሰላም አያውቁም

  • የሌላውን ችግር አይረዱም

  • እራሳቸውን ከፍ ሌላውን ዝቅ ያደርጋሉ

  • ጥፋተኛው ሌላው እንጅ እነርሱ አይሆኑም

  • ጥላቻን ያውቃሉ

  • ጨካኞች ናቸው

  • ፍርሃትን ያውቃሉ

  • ፍርሃት፣ ፍርሃት፣ ፍርሃት

የዮሐንስ ራእይ ምዕራፍ ፫፥፲፭፡፲፮

በራድ ወይም ትኩስ እንዳይደለህ ሥራህን አውቃለሁ። በራድ ወይም ትኩስ ብትሆንስ መልካም በሆነ ነበር። እንዲሁ ለብ ስላልህ በራድም ወይም ትኩስ ስላልሆንህ ከአፌ ልተፋህ ነው

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Europe: Police Dogs Used Against Christians Protesting Injustice – But Not Against The Islamic Grinches Who’re Trying to Ruin Christmas

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on December 16, 2016

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When I saw this astounishing report that 1000 Muslims blocked London streets chanting Allahu Akbar to demand Islamic caliphate – I was in a comparative mode thinking of a shockingly radical measure taken by police in Hamburg last year against Eritrean (Ethiopian) Christians who blocked a street in a protest – and the green Muslim Grinches that are out there trying to ruin the Christmas atmosphere in London.

Back then, Eritrean refugees were forced by the police to end their protest concerning discriminatory actions taken in an asylum center where they domiciled. This news got no international attention. But, the local media, as usual, used and twisted the story to manipulate public opinion against African Christians, as follows:

Eritrean Refugees Attack Police Dogs

53 Eritrean “Refugees” punched and kicked police dogs in Hamburg, Germany because they were unhappy about the length of their stay in an initial reception center after they decided to block the Drateln Street in Wilhelmsburg. They protested over what they claimed was preferential treatment being given to Syrians in their center. Even the comments section of this story was more sympathetic towards the police dog than the Eritrean Christians. Amazing!

I was told then by one of the Eritreans from Hamburg, that, in the first reception center, refugees are normally kept for a couple of weeks, but – while the Syrians were transferred out of the camps and given apartments and houses – the Eritreans were kept there for up to six and more months.

Compared to Arab, Albanian or Afghani refugees, most Eritreans are quite, reserved and respectful of local laws and authorities, but this time their displeasure was understandable, as they were first provoked by the ‘experiment-addicted’, mostly anti-Christian authorities.

Anyways, to resolve the situation, the police came with German shepherd dogs and attacked the Eritreans. According to the police narration, a 35-year-old Eritrean hit one of the police dogs. The police dog jumped on the Eritrean, so he fell on the footpath. While lying on the ground he tried to fight off the dog, but the dog grabbed him by the wrist. The man was taken into custody. He suffered a slight injury to his wrist, but refused a medical examination.

You can find how hateful, indifferent and judgmental everyone was by reading the commentaries and the articles on this and other cases.

Can you imagine police dogs sent to grab those criminal Arab Muslims who molested and raped German women in Cologne? In fact, most of those molesters were set free by the police. Mind you, a year on and after, there were more than 1,000 criminal charges, but there have been few arrests and convictions.

Can you imagine police dogs – dogs are hated by Muslims – brought by the London police to scare off or grab those 1000 Muslim supremacists who blocked the streets of London demanding Islamic Caliphate during this Christmas season? 

Can you imagine the outrage if something of a sort happened?

 

MERRY CHRISTMAS

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The Coming Fracture of Saudi Arabia

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on December 11, 2016

The Bible’s book of Galatians, VI teaches, «As You Sow, So Shall You Reap».

And for Saudi Arabia, which has overtly and covertly supported rebellions in Libya, Syria, Iraq, Yemen, Ethiopia, Philippines, and Lebanon that have led to civil wars and inter-religious strife, the day of reckoning may soon be at hand. The present Saudi king, Salman bin Abdul Aziz, is the last of the sons of the first Saudi king, Abdul Aziz al Saud, who will ever sit on the Saudi throne. After Salman dies, Saudi leadership will pass to a new generation of Saudi royals. But not all the descendants of the first Saudi king are happy about how the future succession may turn out.

Salman named his nephew, Mohammed bin Nayef, as crown prince after firing his half-brother, Mugrin bin Abdul Aziz, as crown prince after the death of King Abdullah in 2015. For good measure, Salman also named his son, Mohammad bin Salman, who is little-known outside the kingdom, as deputy prime minister. The 30-year old Mohammad bin Salman is seen by some as the eventual crown prince after King Salman figures out some way to ease Mohammad bin Nayef, the Interior Minister and close friend of the United States, out of the position of heir apparent to the throne.

More and more power has been concentrated into Mohammad bin Salman’s hands, including control over the Defense Ministry, the Council of Economy and Development, and the Saudi government-owned Arabian-American oil company (ARAMCO). The deputy crown prince and defense minister is the architect of Saudi Arabia’s genocidal military campaign against the Houthi rebels in Yemen and continued Saudi support for jihadist guerrillas in Syria and Iraq, as well as military support for the Wahhabist royal regime in Bahrain in its bloody suppression of the Shi’a Muslim majority population. Mohammad bin Salman is also the major force in Saudi Arabia seeking a military confrontation with Iran.

There is a schism within the Saudi royal family that has created a real-life «Game of Thrones» within the kingdom. The first Saudi king had between 37 and 44 sons from a harem of 22 wives. One of these sons, 85-year old Prince Talal bin Abdul Aziz, also known as the «Red Prince» for his support for a national constitution and Western-style rule of law separated from Muslim sharia law, is suspicious about the concentration of power in the hands of Salman’s family, which comes at the expense of the other princes with a political claim inside the monarchy. Prince Talal is not alone.

Power in Saudi Arabia has generally resided with the seven sons of King Abdulaziz and Hassa bin Ahmed, which include present King Salman. These sons are commonly known as the «Sudairi Seven». They included the late King Fahd; the late Crown Princes Sultan and Nayef; the former deputy defense ministers Abdul Rahman and Turki and Interior Minister Ahmed, all removed from succession; and King Salman. In addition to the families of the other sons of the Saudi founder, the families of the «Sudairi Six», minus Salman’s family, are intensely jealous of the power being conveyed to deputy Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman. When Salman dies, many observers of secretive Saudi royal politics expect to see a succession battle that might even result in a royal civil war.

And a civil war among competing Saudi royals can easily become one between various Saudi regions. Thus, the fracturing of Libya, Syria, Iraq, and Yemen brought about by Saudi adventurism may come back to haunt the Saudis in a major way.

The first Saudi region that can be expected to take advantage of a Saudi royal family split is the Eastern Region, which is known formally as the Eastern Province and is ruled by Saud bin Nayef, a son of the late Crown Prince Nayef from the provincial capital of Dammam. When King Abdullah died in 2015, Saud bin Nayef was passed over for Crown Prince by his younger brother, Mohammad bin Nayef. Although both brothers are nephews of King Salman, Saud may still harbor a resentment against his uncle for stripping him of the chance to become king. A full-blown Saudi civil war may begin in the Eastern Region, which is not only the center of Saudi Arabia’s oil industry with thousands of expatriate workers, but also the home to what may be either a slim majority or very significant minority of Shi’a Muslims.

The Saudi government has never wanted to conduct a religious census of the country because it might not like the results, especially in the Eastern Province. In 2009, popular Shi’a leader Nimr Baqir al-Nimr was arrested by Saudi authorities for advancing the idea that the Eastern Region should secede from Saudi Arabia. In 2015, amid an international outcry of condemnation for its action, Saudi Arabia executed al-Nimr. Expect the Eastern Region to the first to openly revolt against the Saudi government in the event the current «Game of Thrones» turns into a «War of Thrones».

The next region to revolt against the monarchy would be Asir, the southwest area that borders northern Yemen, in addition to two neighboring Saudi regions. Asir is the home to a significant minority of Zaidi Muslims. The Saudi regime has been waging a genocidal campaign against the Asir Zaidis’ cousins on the Yemeni side of the border, the Houthi rebels, who are also Zaidis.

Houthi rebels have launched several military attacks, including missile barrages, on Saudi targets in Asir, as well as the Saudi border regions of Jizan and Najran, in the hope that they might ignite a Zaidi uprising in the southern Saudi regions. There have been reports during the Yemeni civil war that Houthi forces seized, at least temporarily, a few Saudi villages in Asir, Najran, and Jizan. Open rebellions by Zaidis in Asir, Najran, and Jizan, along with a Shi’a rebellion in the Eastern region, may be too much for the Saudi armed forces to handle, especially if it is split along competing allegiances to rival princes and throne claimants.

Intervention in a Saudi civil war by the United States and NATO would be guaranteed to result in a costly outcome for the West in terms of body bags, sabotage of oil installations, and a multi-billion-dollar financial drain. The probability that Yemen would see the restoral of an independent South Yemen and a battle for control of northern Yemen between Houthis and remnants of the Saudi-backed Yemeni government would entail Western troops also engaging in a protracted civil war in another huge chunk of the Arabian Peninsula. Even the most-warlike members of the Donald Trump administration would likely not want to become mired in a major Arabian imbroglio.

Widespread conflict in Saudi Arabia might also result in the regions of Mecca and Medina becoming an independent entity with the primary responsibility of protecting the Islamic holy places and ensuring safe access for Muslim pilgrims. The Organization of Islamic Conference and other non-Wahhabi influenced Islamic organizations may become vehicles by which the two holy cities are governed as a «neutral zone» unaffected by Saudi turmoil and Wahhabist religious radicalism.

Other regions of Saudi Arabia that would likely spin off include the Northern Borders region adjacent to Iraq and Tabuk, which lies along the southern Jordanian border and the Gulf of Aqaba. Tabuk might seek some form of security protection from both Jordan and Israel to remain aloof from armed confrontation between Saudi factions. The Northern Borders region might seek a similar accommodation with Iraq.

The real battle for control of Saudi Arabia would be mostly centered in Riyadh province, for the keys to the kingdom, or what remains of it, would be found in control of the Saudi capital city of Riyadh. In any event, a Saudi civil war would be best left to the regional actors to sort things out. Any outside intervention would certainly make matters much worse and could develop into a wider regional or world war.

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Crazy Photos Are Coming Out Of Saudi Arabia After Rain Leaves Capital Flooded

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on November 17, 2013

You snakes, you children of serpents! How can you escape being condemned to hell?” [Mathew 23:33]

RFire3This sounds shocking to polite ears, but there is indeed a just wrath of God – the one true Christian God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob who presides over the destinies of nations. This Almighty Egziabher doesn’t need you cruel children of the devil except for discerning us the nature of good and evil. We have a very patient God, but His patience has a limit! He will speak and strive with man so that he might repent, but not forever. That is why before the terrible Flood in Noah’s day, The righteous God whose anger does not diminish toward those who refuse to repent said, “My Spirit will not contend with man forever. His days will be a hundred and twenty years.” [Genesis 6:3]

This past September cruel Islamists set off human bombs in front of the historic All Saints Catholic Church in Pakistan. Six hundred Christian worshipers were present. These people were simply worshiping God peacefully when the diabolic act occurred. 78 people were killed, including 34 women and 7 children. More than 100 were wounded. Such attacks against God’s people brought judgment on all perpetrators and the country that houses them. Three days later, a massive earthquake struck Pakistan killing 328 people and injuring 373 – more than triple the number of dead and injured when Muslims bombed the Church. Wasn’t that a divine statement?!

Now, you soulless Saudis, who treat my people like your hated dogs, your days are numbered – soon, very soon, Our Lord will do this to you: “He will send down fire and flames, and a burning wind; with these will their cup be full.” [Psalm 11:6]

Riyadh, the 5 million strong capital of Saudi Arabia, generally doesn’t receive much rainfall over the year. One source says that, on average, just 0.2 inches of rain fall in November.

It’s perhaps because of this that the city has been unable to handle around two hours of heavy rain today. Residents are in shock, with many Internet users are posting pictures of flooded streets.

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Saudi Capital Hit With Rare Floods, Residents Urged to Stay Indoors

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They Induce Empathy for The Murderer – Demonizing The Dead

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on July 18, 2013

Many have noticed that last Sunday, neither justice nor the truth were served when George Zimmerman was found not guilty of killing seventeen year old Trayvon Martin. In fact, this was the latest example of a travesty of justice and a manipulation and bastardization of the truth. Zimmermann was set free, but he ain’t free, he knows what he has done, the terrible crime he committed will haunt him all the time, he is a coward, he doesn’t deserve the name “George”, the George we know was a Martyr, a Saint.

While almost all the medias want us to see the gangsta picture of the murdered teenager, Trayvon Martin, they show the polished, smiling photos of the murderer so that we could justify the murderer by thinking, “a good reason to have a ‘neighborhood watch like Zimmerman”

The above picture was popular among all those who induced empathy for Zimmerman, and its popularity is an example of where we are today. Many people cannot stand to hear about modern racism towards minorities. Any mention of race immediately brings comments about “the race card” or “race baiting.” Their narrative is that the white race is really the race that suffers the most racism in America. And so, they jump on any rumor or alleged evidence which might confirm their belief that Zimmerman is innocent. They probably would never admit to being racist, and perhaps they don’t even believe that they are racist, but their passionate denial that race figured into this tragedy and their willingness to accept any “evidence” to support that presupposition suggests otherwise.

The Living should never judge the dead

BostonBYou see, they judge the dead, make him look like a bad guy, an offender, and demonize him, while setting murderers like Zimmerman free, and rewarding them with guns. Trying to demonize the dead  kid is franknly reprehensible, only cowards do demonize the dead to justify their wrongs

Similarly, another morally reprehensible thing could be observed with the latest controversy concerning the Boston Marathon bomber. The August issue of the music magazine, “Rolling Stones“ features a photo of Boston Marathon bombings suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on the cover. The vast majority of people won’t read the article written inside the magazine. So, the magazine is attempting to apply the graphic power by portraying this particular murderer as a “rock star”, an innocent victim of a failed society.

In their twisted minds, “Heartbreaking account” means one thing: poor Jahar is just a victim of outside forces and circumstances, so you should feel sorry for him (like Zimmerman) with your broken heart. What about the heartbreaking stories of his victims, who apparently don’t rate as rock stars by Rolling Stone, as the magazine has not given them this much attention?. Well, it won’t be surprising if they put up a monument for him in downtown Boston, as they were planing to build a mosque at Ground Zero, New York.

Dear Robert Zimmerman, Jr.:

PBoxGiven that bashing Black people seems to be the family pastime, I imagine you don’t care much about what I think about you and your murderous, racist brother. However, considering you have spent the last year of your life spending as much time in front of the camera as much as humanly possible, maybe your megalomania compels you to read whatever appears in your Google Alerts. No matter the option, though, you and all that you represent are a poison that an already soiled media climate doesn’t need and it’s time more people stated such.

Frankly, I knew you weren’t worth even a decimeter of a damn long ago, but you truly proved how awful a person you were when you posted a picture of Trayvon Martin, a shooting victim of your vigilante, faux-Eddie Valiant brother side-by-side with that of the alleged killer of a 13-month-old baby back in March.

Who could forget that caption: “A picture speaks a thousand words. Any questions?”

I have a few. Starting with outside of their complexion and a photo with a raised middle finger, what did those two even have in common? Second question: Why is it that news networks like CNN and HLN continue to give you a platform to spew your falsehoods and thinly-veiled racist rants? Are ratings that important that a supposed news network is willing to allow some bigoted brother of another bigot go on-air and disparage Black people as if we’re nothing?

Bonus round: Can you guess which finger I’d like to wave right in front of you at this very moment?

If that despicable comparison wasn’t awful enough, your smug little self couldn’t resist further rubbing in your brother getting away with murder in a post-verdict interview with CNN.

There, you said, “I want to know what makes people angry enough to attack someone the way that Trayvon Martin did. I want to know, if it is true, and I don’t know that it was true, that Trayvon Martin was looking to procure firearms, was growing marijuana plants, or was making lean, or whatever he was doing. I want to know that every minor, high schooler, that would be reaching out in some way for help—and they may feel it’s by procuring firearms or whatever they may be doing—that they have some kind of help.”

This is the part where you should’ve been checked. Trayvon Martin isn’t the one with the extensive criminal history, your brother is—a fact you routinely ignore.

Isn’t it George Zimmerman who has been accused of domestic violence? Was it not George arrested and charged with “resisting officer with violence” and “battery of law enforcement officer?” Those were felony charges he escaped after entering an alcohol education program. And then later that year, Zimmerman’s ex-fiancé, Veronica Zuazo, filed a civil motion for a restraining order, alleging domestic violence. A year later, he was charged with speeding. Can’t forget about the woman who accused Georgie of molesting her either.

If there’s any “punk” walking around angry with substance abuse issues and a blatant disregard for authority, it’s George Zimmerman, not the child he murdered. But thanks to people like you, it was Trayvon who went on trial for his own murder, not the killer.

Suffice to say, you can take the following disingenuous question of your brother’s critics, swallow it whole and choke: “I wonder how many people at these rallies calling for his death, calling for his capture dead or alive, I wonder how many of them mentored African American children?”

The same goes for this silly little declaration: I think it’s a time now going forward when we should start to ask really tough questions about why it was so hard for us to conceive of the likelihood that perhaps Trayvon Martin really did attack George this way and ask tough questions about, ‘Are we not willing to accept that because of race?’”

Do you want to know why Black people get angry? Because scum of the Earth like George Zimmerman can walk around with a gun and false sense of superiority, stop an unarmed Black child and begin an altercation with him, shoot him after he starts losing the fight he began and then end up not serving any prison time for it – plus getting the gun back to boot.

How ironic for you to say: “It’s a reality that some people don’t respect this verdict and think that they want to take justice into their own hands.”

The most horrific aspect of it all is that not only can George Zimmerman get away with a racially-charged murder, his simple-minded, equally-prejudiced brother can make a media career out of it.

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Rachel Jeantel Gets the Trayvon Martin Treatment

RachelJeantel[Exodus 4:10- ]”Moses said to the Lord,”O Lord, I have never been eloquent,neither in the past nor since you spoke to your servant. I am slow of speech and tongue.

But, God chose Moses!

God chose what is foolish in the world to shame the wise; God chose what is weak in the world to shame the strong; God chose what is low and despised in the world, even things that are not, to bring to nothing things that are, so that no human being might boast in the presence of God. [ 1 Corinthians 1:27–29]

Rachel Jeantel can’t read cursive. That’s the main takeaway from the fourth day of the George Zimmerman trial: Jeantel, snappy prosecution witness who was on the phone with her friend Trayvon Martin minutes before he died, cannot read script handwriting. Defense attorney Don West underlined that fact for the benefit of the jury, the general public, and everyone else looking for an excuse to dismiss her testimony.

Given the extent to which Jeantel’s demeanor was covered on television and in news articles, you’d be excused for thinking—as Jezebels Callie Beusman put it—that she was the one on trial. Over the past couple of days, Jeantel has recounted that Martin told her he was being followed by a “creepy-ass cracker” who, it seems, then proceeded to attack him. Pundits, meanwhile, have made snickering observations that have had little to do with the substance of her testimony. They’ve criticized Jeantel’s weight, her attitude, her manner of dress, and her mumbling, inarticulate answers to West’s questions. These observations are generally framed as discussions of her credibility and how she’ll be received by the jury. But they’re also an excuse to point and laugh at a poor, black teenager who comes from an America that we’d rather not acknowledge exists.

The media has consistently treated Jeantel as if she were some sassy alien life-form. The New York Daily News story about yesterday’s proceedings focused on Jeantel-as-sideshow, calling the cursive story an “especially cringe-worthy moment,” and noting that, “[a]t one point, the key prosecution witness blurted out, ‘That’s retarded, Sir’ in response to West’s suggestion that Martin attacked Zimmerman.” On Piers Morgan Tonight, Morgan repeated the phrase “creepy-ass cracker” as if it were some inscrutable bit of baby talk. The day before, panelist Jayne Weintraub disdainfully asserted that “it’s really not about this young woman’s … credibility, because her credibility, it’s a wash whatever her testimony is. Yes, she was a difficult witness. She was impossible.”

If the established media was patronizing, many Internet users were outright cruel.

As Beusman put it at Jezebel, “social media users have heavily criticized Jeantel’s hair, her body, her grammar, her perceived (lack of) intelligence, her diction, and her attitude.” Hurdler Lolo Jones tweeted, “Rachel Jeantel looked so irritated during the cross-examination that I burned it on DVD and I’m going to sell it as Madea goes to court.” Somebody made another movie reference “this girl Rachel Jeantel looks like precious. Right? Where was her KFC?” And lest you think this is all coming from white people, much of “black Twitter” spent yesterday mocking Jeantel and her “ghetto” image. As another Twitter user wrote: “Its no excuse to use age for Rachel Jeantel’s demeanor. Her attitude & grammar is playing right into stereotypes about black women.”

The implication of all the social media chatter and news coverage is clear: Rachel Jeantel was out of place in a courtroom. The flipside of that implication is clear, too: Rachel Jeantel should go back to the ghetto where she belongs. In fact, that’s the whole point of the Trayvon Martin case, which has become a referendum on how comfort and privilege deal with the unfamiliar. Before Martin died, he was dehumanized. No matter whose story you believe, it’s clear that George Zimmerman looked at a young black kid walking through a gated community and decided that he wasn’t supposed to be there. He responded by following him, approaching him, and … it’s up to you to decide what you think happened next.

The dehumanization of Rachel Jeantel—the laughter, the disbelief—is rooted in the same attitude that causes people to treat unarmed black kids with suspicion, to follow them around subdivisions for no good reason. I rarely agree with Nancy Grace, but yesterday on HLN she made a decent point. “Oh, everybody can laugh all they want to. She can’t read cursive. Or that she has nicknames she goes by that some people may laugh at; this one is ‘Diamond Eugene.’ You know what? Laugh all you want to. Nobody ever said that a murder trial was a tea party, where everybody had perfect manners and spoke perfectly. That’s not what this is about.”

And she’s right. A lot of the people in our jails and prisons come from poor black neighborhoods, and the witnesses in their trials are often made uncomfortable by courtrooms and judges and aggressive defense attorneys. Dismissing them and what they have to say because of their grammar and demeanor says more about us than it does about them. Rachel Jeantel can’t understand cursive. We can’t understand Rachel Jeantel. Which is worse?

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Why Is Christian Persecution in Saudi Arabia Ignored?

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on April 11, 2012


By John Meinhold

As I write, many Christians are observing Good Friday. Easter is the holiest season of the Christian faith. With CNN broadcasting the latest insignificant news about Kim Kardashian in the background, I happened to recently stumble on an obscure government document on the Internet from the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF). It turns out what I read in the USCIRF 2012 Annual Reportwas one of the most important documents I have read in many years.

USCIRF is tasked with reporting to the president, Secretary of State and Congress on international human rights abuses of religious freedom. Their recommendations are either acted upon or the country is given a waiver.

Why was I doing research on the Internet?

The Grand Mufti Sheik Abdul Aziz bin Abdullah of Saudi Arabia had recently been reported to say it is “necessary to destroy all the churches in the (Arabian Peninsula) region.” Pretty shocking news since the Arabian Peninsula encompasses Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman and Yemen. Furthermore, the grand mufti is the highest religious authority in Saudi Arabia and has world influence on Muslims. Yet, an Internet news search showed only the Washington Times and Houston Chronicle posted an editorial condemning his barbaric words. More disappointing is that only Reuters had a news story about archbishops from Russia, Austria and Germany decrying what the Saudi grand mufti said.

The Catholic Bishops Conference in Austria said the grand mufti’s fatwa was “incomprehensible” and demanded an official explanation from Riyadh. They said his words endangered Christians around the world, not just in Arab states.

According to the USCIRF report “systematic, ongoing and egregious violations of religious freedom continue in Saudi Arabia.” The report says, “More than 10 years since the September 11, 2001, attacks on the United States, the Saudi government has failed to implement a number of promised reforms related to promoting freedom of thought, conscience, and or belief. The Saudi government … prohibits churches, synagogues, temples, and other non-Muslim places of worship, uses in its schools and posts online state textbooks that continue to espouse intolerance and incite violence, and periodically interferes with private religious practice.”

Furthermore, the report says, “The government continues to prohibit foreign religious leaders from seeking and obtaining visas to enter Saudi Arabia.”

Catholic and Orthodox Christians are especially impacted by this since they need clergy in order to receive the holy sacraments. It is estimated there are about 800,000 Christians in Saudi Arabia. Most are Catholic Filipinos on work visas.

The USCIRF report also says, “On December 15, 2011, approximately 35 Ethiopian Christians were detained for holding a private prayer gathering … Some have alleged physical abuse during interrogations.”

On March 26 a protest led by International Christian Concern took place in front of the Saudi Arabia Embassy in Washington D.C. demanding that King Abdullah release the unjustly jailed Ethiopians. Even with the protest being almost on the doorstep of The Washington Post, I could find not one news story about this on the Internet. Only Tadias, an online magazine for Ethiopian-Americans had coverage about the protest.

The USCIRF report says, “Many observers contend that even now, the United States does not want to jeopardize important bilateral security and economic ties by pushing for political and human rights reforms, despite opportunities emerging as a result of demonstrations calling for increased reforms and greater rights throughout the Arab world in 2011.”

Many asked the question after the 9/11 attacks, “Why do they hate us”?

Recall that 15 of the 19 September 11 terrorists were from Saudi Arabia, as well as Osama bin Laden originally being from there. After reading the USCIRF report, it seems possible they were taught to hate us.

If our nation wants to be the leader to spread freedom around the world we cannot have double standards. Saudi Arabia has been granted human rights religious abuse waivers by our government since 2005. The Ethiopian Christians presently incarcerated by the Saudi government for simply having a prayer gathering is an international abomination. The media may not find reporting about poor third world Christian black workers in Saudi Arabia being jailed unfairly as glamorous celebrity news, but it is news that should be in the headlines. Our leaders should be demanding on the floor of Congress that they be released and condemning the Saudi grand mufti for calling for churches to be destroyed in the Gulf region.

The United Nations should be enforcing its charter and doctrines to protect religious freedom in Saudi Arabia.

The world is at serious security risk without sweeping human rights and religious freedom reforms in Saudi Arabia. Martin Luther King Jr. famously said, “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.”

Editor’s note:  The writer adds he is an Orthodox Christian and a U.S. Air Force veteran

SLEEPING WITH THE DEVIL: How Washington Sold Our Soul for Saudi Crude

In Jeremiah 51, the prophet received a revelation from the LORD that ancient Babylon was going to fall. Look at what he said.

“And Babylon? …I will make them drunken, that they may rejoice, and sleep a perpetual sleep, and not wake, saith the LORD,” (verses 37,39).

“And I will make drunk her princes, and her wise men, her captains, and her rulers, and her mighty men: and they shall sleep a perpetual sleep, and not wake, saith the King, whose name is the LORD of hosts,” (verse 57).

Islam has worked furiously for centuries to control the territory of ancient Babylon. Ancient Babylon was not Muslim. It was Luciferic. Nevertheless, they are kindred spirits. From Iran, Syria, Saudi Arabia, Pakistan and Afghanistan, Islam is right now attempting to take complete control of Iraq, North Africa, Turkey, Palestine, and in very fact, ALL OF EUROPE.

According to Robert Baer, the centre of the global economy is a “kingdom built on thievery, one that nurtures terrorism, destroys any possibility of a middle class based on property rights, and promotes slavery and prostitution”. This kingdom also sits on one quarter of the world’s oil reserves, thus ensuring that it receives the full support and protection of the US government. Sleeping With the Devil details the hypocritical and corrupt relationship between the US and Saudi Arabia and the potentially calamitous economic consequences of maintaining this Faustian bargain.

As Baer makes clear, the US has been aware of problems within the bitterly divided Al Sa’ud family for years, but has ignored the facts in order to keep lucrative business deals afloat. (The amount of money the royal family spends to influence powerful American politicians and lobbyists is staggering.) Particularly damning are his details regarding Saudi Arabia’s support of militant Islamic groups, including al Qaeda. The ruling family funnels millions of dollars to such groups in order to dissuade them from overthrowing the monarchy–a protection scheme that is shaky at best, given the hatred most citizens feel for the ruling family. To prevent economic disaster that could come from either a local uprising or an interruption in the flow of oil due to terrorism, Baer raises the possibility of the US seizing the Saudi oil fields and forcing a regime change on its own terms: “An invasion and a revolution might be the only things that can save the industrial West from a prolonged, wrenching depression”, he warns.

Baer spent 21 years with the CIA, much of it in the Middle East, so he is an informed guide to this complex subject. His alarming book deserves to be read for raising many important and troubling questions

 

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