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John R. Houk

© July 23, 2014

 

I found this Tom Trento “Micro-Series” on Dr. Rich Swier’s blog of the same name. The title is ‘Grover Norquist: The Wizard of K Street — “The LOVE of Money is the Root of all EVIL”’ I sent it to myself to examine some time ago. My email inbox tells me I sent this on May 6, 2014; however the Trento article is dated April 30, 2014. So I am a bit behind the curve in getting to it. Nevertheless, I find it so interesting I feel compelled to share it in a cross post anyway. The Swier blog post only has the first micro-movie in the Tom Trento Micro-Series that exposes Grover Norquist as not a friend of Conservatives even though Norquist represents himself as a Republican lobbyist. Somehow and I don’t recall how, I found all the Youtube links at a now discontinued Trento website known as The United West that has all seven Micro-Series videos. Of which Trento adds a number eight which are actually three links to a CBS expose of Jack Abramoff as a corrupt lobbyist that has been convicted. I include those three links below seven Micro-Series Youtube videos.

 

Below is the text of the Swier blog post minus the first video. I am posting the Micro-Series in entirety which can be on the J. Mark Campbell Youtube channel.

 

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Grover Norquist: The Wizard of K Street — “The LOVE of Money is the Root of all EVIL”

 

By Tom Trento

April 30, 2014

Dr. Rich Swier Blog

 

BAD GUYS, GOVERNMENT LIES, MUSLIM SPIES: THE WIZARD OF “K” STREET EPISODE 1 – “The LOVE of Money is the Root of all EVIL”

 

In episode one we establish that the most powerful “un-elected” man in Washington LOVES money above all else. Grover Norquist eats, drinks, works, thinks, plans and sleeps – MONEY. Money is what defines Grover and directs Grover. The more money the better. Forget about Republican principles, forget about Ronald Reagan and his three legged stool, forget about friends and family. Remember, Grover = MONEY, the more the better.

 

FAQ’S

 

WHAT IS A MICRO-SERIES?

 

A micro-series is our new term for a compilation of very short, to the point videos which make a fundamental point and stand alone, but when woven together form a complete investigative expose’ documentary. We plan to release a new episode each week.

 

WHY DID YOU SELECT GROVER NORQUIST TO EXPOSE AS A BAD GUY?

 

That’s easy! If half of what has been written and discovered about Grover is true than this guy is clearly an ideological enemy of the state and NOT the Republican savior that many believe. Therefore, he must be de-legitimized before his various Boards and completely rejected by the dopey politicians who are beholden to him for their political careers.

 

IF NO ONE HAS BEEN ABLE TO DISLODGE GROVER’S DEEP ROOTS OF INFLUENCE IN THE REPUBLICAN PARTY WHAT MAKES YOU THINK YOU CAN?

 

The way we see it, if we are able to disrupt, disable or destroy Grover’s influence operation in America, the country is better off. But if we are not than we will have tons of material for our “edutainment” programs where we educate through entertainment. And what better subject for ridicule than a short-fat-bearded man who loves guns almost as much as he loves money, idolizes terrorists and is probably a “secret” Muslim, collects “Grover” dolls and has a black-board-screechy speaking voice that ought to be used at GITMO to torture terrorists!

 

Look, when your job is to fight, Bad Guys, Government Lies and Muslim Spies…you gotta have some fun!

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GROVER NORQUIST – The Wizard of K Street – Season 1 Episode 1

 

Published by J. Mark Campbell

Published on Apr 29, 2014

 

BAD GUYS, GOVERNMENT LIES, MUSLIM SPIES

THE WIZARD OF “K” STREET

EPISODE 1 – “The LOVE of Money is the Root of all EVIL”

[Blog Editor: This J. Mark Campbell  Youtube description is actually from the Dr. Rich Swier blog post]

 

Grover Norquist – “K-Street Kapitalism – Chi-Com Style”

 

Published by J. Mark Campbell

Published on May 6, 2014

 

EPISODE 2 – “K-Street Kapitalism – Chi-Com Style”

In episode two we begin to get inside the head of Grover Norquist,
boy nerd turned vunderboy K-Street lobbyist. What really motivates Grover and how is he able to manipulate so many well-intended politicians?

The short answer is MONEY combined with POWER. Psychiatrists tell us that people like Grover who lust for money, fame and power are often struggling to overcome their emotional and physical deficiencies.

In this episode,”K-Street Kapitalism – Chi-Com Style,”
you will see the fusion of MONEY and POWER played out in a beautiful Pacific tropical paradise…and it ain’t a pretty sight.

The essential “take-away” from this investigative segment is that Grover’s raison d’etre is MONEY over MORALITY. If you understand that basic philosophical predisposition then you can begin to unravel how he has such an iron-clad grip on politicians and policies in Washington DC.

Move over, you will see how his nefarious work impacts YOU on a daily basis in the areas of:

IMMIGRATION, ISLAM, ISRAEL, IRAN

 

VENI VEDI VISA – “I came, I saw, I took your Job!”

 

Published by J. Mark Campbell

Published on May 12, 2014

 

In this episode we break Grover’s immigration H1-B, VISA scam.

Actually, it’s a brilliant scam where Wizard Norquist and his minions construct a false premise, then conceptually sell this bogus idea as the next best conservative idea to hit Washington. He then secures his target clients, collects eye-popping retainers and does the “K” Street shuffle on the heads of spineless politicians, who mechanically sign the law that the Wizard puts in their power-loving hands.

What a mess this guy has made out of the formerly honorable Conservative movement in America.

Norquist has made a bit of a name for himself as a Beltway stand-up “comedian.”

But none of his jokes have ever reached the level of side-splitting yuck, yucks, as when he says, with a straight face no less…

“Immigration is the number one economic asset for America!”

Now, that IS funny…and destructive for serious Constitutional Conservatives…of which, the Wizard of “K” Street is not one.

As we move through this micro-series you will see how Norquist’s nefarious work impacts YOU on a daily basis in the areas of:

IMMIGRATION, ISLAM, ISRAEL, IRAN

 

GROVER NORQUIST: “Crops are Rotting in the Field”

 

Published by J. Mark Campbell

Published on May 27, 2014

 

TRUST ME…I’M A LOBBYIST!

IF GROVER SAYS THAT CROPS ARE ROTTING IN THE FIELDS, THEN DAMN IT, CROPS ARE ROTTING IN THE FIELDS AND IT’S TIME TO LET ILLEGAL MEXICANS INTO AMERICA AND HARVEST THOSE CROPS SO THAT WE CAN END WORLD HUNGER!

(Hey America, how in the world can this guy get away with these comical policy statements and actually get Members of Congress to support his nonsense?)

Watch this short video and see if you can figure it out.
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As we move through this micro-series you will see how Norquist’s nefarious work impacts YOU on a daily basis in the areas of:

IMMIGRATION, ISLAM, ISRAEL, IRAN

 

Where’s Grover?

 

Published by J. Mark Campbell

Published on Jun 3, 2014

 

(Everywhere there are politicians to control, money to be made and Islam to advance) And who’s really behind RNC Immigration Policy?

Just the way Waldo seems to pop up in the strangest places, Grover Norquist, uber-lobbyist actually “pops” up where there are politicians to manipulate, money to be made and Islam to advance.

As the definitive Wizard of “K” Street, Waldo, errr, I mean Grover is all over the place! Hey America, we are producing this investigative series on Norquist because of his past and present influence operation capabilities with politicians and their staff.

Remember, Grover is NOT the super-conservative that his PR machine presents, but indeed an ideological, enemy-of-the-state.

Therefore one of our investigative objectives is to de-legitimize his impact on the critical November 4, 2014 election, particularly the significant, “battle ground” states.

Check out in this video how even the acclaimed publication, National Review, had to apply a little “photo-shop” magic to Waldo the Wizard!

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As we move through this micro-series you will see how Norquist’s nefarious work impacts YOU on a daily basis in the areas of:

IMMIGRATION, ISLAM, ISRAEL, IRAN

 

Grover Norquist’s Islamic Republic of America

 

Published by J. Mark Campbell

Published on June 11, 2014

 

Episode 7 presents the forensic case proving definitively that Grover Norquist is guilty of aiding and abetting Muslim terrorists who want to turn America into an Islamic Republic.

WOW, that’s a pretty serious charge against a guy with so many conservative awards and friends in high places. Yeah, it is a serious charge, but the better question should be…

Is it TRUE?

In an effort to have you personally analyze the data, we provide a powerful combination of Tom Trento and Frank Gaffney presenting the case against Grover Norquist.

Tom takes a few minutes at the beginning of this presentation to set the stage and then Frank Gaffney will systematically lay out the evidence piece-by-piece building a comprehensive, indisputable, prima facie case of Norquist’s consistent collaboration, participation and partnership with convicted Muslim terrorists!

Folks, this is HUGE and impacts the November election!

I guarantee that after absorbing this in-depth investigative material you will be asking yourself,

“How come Norquist is not in jail like all his terrorist friends? In subsequent episodes of “The Wizard of “K” Street,” we will answer that question…and the answer ain’t pretty.

Grover is NOT the super-conservative that his Public Relations machine presents, but indeed an ideological, enemy-of-the-state.

Therefore one of our investigative objectives is to de-legitimize his impact on the critical November 4, 2014 election, particularly in the significant, “battle ground” states.

Please take the time now to review this intelligence briefing YOU will NOT regret it!

 

Jack Abramoff: The lobbyist’s playbook

Watch: 60 Minutes Segments:

 

·         TV Episode Here

 

·         Overtime Interview Here

 

·         Prison Therapeutic Here

 

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John R. Houk

© July 23, 2014

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Grover Norquist: The Wizard of K Street — “The LOVE of Money is the Root of all EVIL”

 

ABOUT THE AUTHOR / TOM TRENTO

 

Tom Trento is one of the leading academic activists in the United States. A highly skilled debater and dynamic public speaker, Tom frequently goes toe to toe with Muslim Brotherhood representatives exposing their radical agenda to the public and elected officials. Mr. Trento with earned degrees in Law Enforcement and Philosophy and Theology was awarded the The Carnegie Hero Medal Award for saving a man from a burning car. Mr. Trento has traveled extensively throughout the US and Europe lecturing and exposing Islamic violence and infiltration in government, law enforcement and academic institutions. He is one of the co-authors of Shariah: The Threat To America and appears frequently on major media outlets and talk shows as an authority on Islamic ideology.

 

Copyrights © 2014 Richard Swier. All right reserved.

 

PCC demanded reforms in electoral system


Shamim Masih bottom left - Pakistan Christian Congress PCC Punjab Youth Conference Lahore

Shamim Masih bottom left – Pakistan Christian Congress PCC Punjab Youth Conference Lahore

 

 

Intro to ‘PCC demanded reforms in electoral system’

Editor: John R. Houk

By Shamim Masih

 

Shamim Masih writes about electoral and political representation for Pakistan’s minorities. At a recent Youth Conference under the auspices of the Pakistan Christian Congress the youth were told about the unfair representation and rallied them to support political reform.

 

Be sure to read Shamim’s news report on the PCC Youth Conference below. So that you get a picture of the unfair – and really unjust – electoral representation perpetrated against Pakistani minorities here is an excerpt from Persecution.org on how politics operate in Pakistan:

 

Religious Minorities Held Out of Pakistan’s Government by Corrupt Election Process

 

ICC Note:

 

Christians and other religious minority groups continue to be held out of Pakistan’s government by its complicated and corrupt election process. Minorities do not have the right to directly elect members of their communities to seats in Pakistan’s government that are specifically reserved for members of that community. Instead, these seats are filled by the controlling political parties who often sell the seats to the highest bidder. Unfortunately, this has meant that the seats reserved for Christians are often held by individuals who do not have the minority community’s best interest at heart. This has allowed official forms of persecution in Pakistan, like the country’s controversial blasphemy law, to continue to exist and be abused against Christians. Please pray that someday, Christians will be able to elect their own representatives to the Pakistani government.

 

12/16/2013 Pakistan (Daily Times [Blog Editor: This reference link is no longer operable.]) – Despite thunders and lighting by successive governments, there was no downpour for the religious minorities in Pakistan. They are not yet given the dual voting rights nor can they elect their own representatives.

 

According to the Constitution of Pakistan, only Muslim leaders of mainstream political parties can decide the fate of non-Muslim representatives in the assemblies, not the 2.78 million registered non-Muslim voters.

 

The assembly members on minority seats are “selected” after taking huge funds in the name of party funds, hence, only the well-off members billionaire enter the upper and lower houses, and not the ones who really intend to do something for their community.

 

Besides Hindus, the biggest religious minority community in the province, there are Christians (Roman Catholic and Protestants), Parsis, Sikhs, Ahmedis and even Bahais living in Sindh, but only the Hindus have representation in the provincial house.

 

According to the official data of the Election Commission of Pakistan, all the religious minorities constitute 2.78 million registered voters in Pakistan. Of them, 1.4 million are Hindus, followed by 1.24 million Christians, 115,966 Ahmedis, 5,934 Sikhs, 3,650 Parsis, 1,452 Buddhists and 809 Jews.

 

They all can contest elections on general seats, and can vote for Muslim candidates on general seats. But they cannot vote to their own minority candidates, which are supposed to represent them in the assemblies.

 

Though it was announced numerous times by the governments that religious minorities of Pakistan would be given right to dual vote, such right was not given in its letter and spirit. …

 

 

Their seats were converted into “reserved seats”-just like reserved seats for women. And the right to select who will represent minorities in the assembly was given to the political parties, not the minority voters.

 

 

… These seats are allocated to the parties in accordance with their priority list submitted to the Election Commission of Pakistan. This means, one portion of the democratic assemblies is comprised on people’s representatives (the Muslim assembly members) as they get elected by the direct voting, whereas others, the women and minorities, are not elected by people, but are selected by the Muslim leadership of the mainstream political parties. Hence, the element of corruption enters into the “selection” of minority members. Anyone who wants to ensure his or her entry into the assemblies, he pays huge amounts to party leaders to get into the “priority list’ for minorities.

 

This “selection” process in fact is harming the community members. The so-called representatives, rather than working for the welfare of their communities’ and/or making legislation, get busy in minting money. (Excerpted from Persecution.org which posted on 12/16/13 9:43am)

 

 

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PCC demanded reforms in electoral system

PCC youth conference

 

By Shamim Masih

Sent: 4/29/2014 2:38 PM

 

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Christian Congress, the oldest Christian political party re-organizing in Pakistan has demanded to bring reforms in the electoral system for minorities. Talking to the PCC Youth Conference, PCC chief said that government of Pakistan should take immediate corrective measures and should restore election system for minority candidates as well. Addressing the Youth Conference via video link, PCC chief Nazir S Bhatti demanded PML-N government to bring reforms in discriminatory laws including blasphemy law.

 

PCC chief organizer Farrukh H Saif said that we want the immediate increase in the minority seats. He said the present Christian parliamentarians are not our true representative rather they are official spokespersons. He said present electoral system for minorities is not democratic system. It adds bribery in a democratic system and opened doors for corruption in the country.

 

Parvez Iqbal, president PCC Holland Chapter, especially participated in the youth conference and encouraged [the] young [people] of the PCC struggling for their rights. The PCC youth welcomed the honorable guest and promised to work whole heartedly to achieve their goals.

 

Christian youth across the country has joined PCC and participated from different areas of the country. Other PCC youth leaders and representatives addressed the conference. 

   

PCC has been working for Christian rights and values since 1985 in the country and have been struggling against injustice, persecution and [Blasphemy] laws enforcement on the face of depressed and marginalized Christian community.    

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Edited by John R. Houk

Brackets indicate additions by the Editor 

 

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There is a Duty to Impeach


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John R. Houk
© February 4, 2014
 
I received a Liberty Counsel Action email pushing a petition that will be delivered to key members of the House of Representatives to proceed with Articles of Impeachment to throw out the worst abuser of the U.S. Constitution in American history.
 
Frankly, another purpose of the email is to promote the sale of a 96 page book “The Duty to Impeach: A Call to Throw Off a Lawless President” put out by the Liberty Counsel. It is a great marketing ploy; nonetheless I do encourage participation in the petition and the book purchase. The book will provide a good understanding for the legal reasons to impeach Obama rather than our Conservative anger that President Barack Hussein Obama has used his Executive Order power to make laws and statutes outside the authority of the Constitution. I have not read the book yet but I intend to so I can fuel for future blog posts or to answer the arguments of Left Wing Moonbats.
 
I am unaware – as I am writing this – to what line of thinking “The Duty to Impeach” will follow. It seems to me there are some laws broken in a nefarious illegal fashion with the scandals that the Mainstream Media (MSM) has actually grudgingly shared with their readers. However, the MSM is failing to report the extent to which the Obama Administration is simultaneously stonewalling Congress while publicly retorting to critics that so-called extensive Committee investigations have taken place without evidence of wrong doing showing up for prosecution.  Hello! Did I mention the word Obama Administration STONEWALLING?
 
I look forward to reading the annotated Liberty Counsel book entitled “The Duty to Impeach” to see the legal avenues to pursue impeachment of President Obama.
 
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In his recent State of the Union Address, Barack Obama declared that 2014 is to be “a year of action” – with or without the consent of Congress. He once again asserted his provocative mantra, “I have a pen and I have a phone.”

His misguided declaration is yet another expression of the usurpation of power by the Executive Branch and an arrogant dismissal of the balance of power as set forth in the Constitution of the United States. Barack Obama has repeatedly abused the limited powers of the Executive Branch and has systematically overstepped his constitutional authority.
 

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In his five years of holding the office of president, Barack Obama has proven to the American people time and again that he will stop at nothing to further his radical agenda.
 

He has actively subverted the Constitution, manipulated the rule of law, intimidated and coerced lawmakers, and employed overt deceit and distortion to sway public opinion.

As I have often observed, this is the most corrupt and divisive presidency in American history. The bottom line is this…
 
The Constitution of the United States has been systematically subverted in order to form a more socialized union under the radical rule of Barrack Obama. There is compelling evidence this pattern of abuse will intensify in the Obama administration’s final three years of rule.
 
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The Declaration of Independence states… “But when a long train of abuses and usurpations, pursuing invariably the same Object evinces a design to reduce them under absolute Despotism, it is their right, it is their duty, to throw off such Government, and to provide new Guards for their future security.” (emphasis added)
 

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When you sign our Impeach Barrack Obama petition, we will hand deliver your mandate – along with those of many thousands of your fellow concerned Americans – to key congressional leaders.  We will also publish your views to government bureaucrats, the media, and anywhere else such a declaration is strategically advantageous.

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Shamim Masih, Tahir-ul-Qadri and Christian-Pakistani Rights


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Dr. Tahir-ul-Qadri

 

John R. Houk

© January 17, 2013

 

Shamim Masih is a freelance journalist who is a Pakistani-Christian. It is through his post submissions about the plight of Christians in Pakistan that has provided me lenses to view Pakistan. Those lenses are important because is one of the few nations that the American media has reported persecution of Christians. Those reports though are still sketchy on the Pakistan Christian population in general. American media reports too often ignore the persecution of Christians as a whole and focus on individual Christians who have been the victim of Pakistan’s Sharia Law inspired Blasphemy Laws. When a Christian is convicted of breaking a Blasphemy Statute it typically is for being insulting to the Islamic religion or perhaps a Muslim converting away from Islam into the Redeemed life of a Christian. In Islam and in Pakistan the penalty for breaking these Blasphemy Laws is typically a death sentence.

 

Shamim is a part of a Christian Pakistan movement that seeks greater civil rights for the Christian minority in Pakistan. Christianity is a very small minority in Pakistan. Shamim’s activism for Christians has followed a multi-faith path. If you have read any of my posts about Islam you would be aware that I am not a fan of the religion called Islam. Because of Islam’s theology that actively promotes Muslims to regard non-Muslims as societal pariahs that are only fit for strained toleration. In Muslim majority societies a non-Muslim suffers egregiously for breaking Islamic theo-political rules or laws.

 

This is just a guess: I sense Shamim has chosen the multi-faith path to bring greater civil rights to Pakistani-Christians is because of a view that the only way toward greater Liberty is with Muslim agreement. Pakistan is littered with what Americans call Radical Muslims. These are the Muslims that take a purist view of the Quran, Hadith and Sira which apart from converting people to Islam is to humiliate or kill those that refuse to convert.

 

Pakistan was established as a secular Islamic republic at the inception of its nationhood in 1947. As the years have distanced itself from 1947 Pakistan has become more and more entrenched in the purist Islamic thought that revolves around the theo-political jurisprudence of Sharia Law.

 

Shamim has sent a news piece in which Pakistani-Christians have been led to protest political corruption as local and national elections draw near. These protests have been led by a Muslim with dual citizenship from Canada and Pakistan – Dr. Tahir-ul-Qadri. Apparently Qadri has lived the last seven years in Pakistan.

 

Qadri is a man that a little controversy has followed in the West. Check out this excerpt on how Qadri speaks to English speaking people and along the same theme to Urdu speaking people:

 

Outside Pakistan, Qadri is often been presented as a “moderate” Sufi scholar who famously wrote a 600 page fatwa against terrorism in 2010 which won him international applause.  However while his work to counter extremists has brought him his share of admirers, there hangs a question mark over the extent of Qadri’s own moderating influence. For example one video doing the rounds over the internet shows Qadri giving what appear to be two contradictory statements on blasphemy – the subject of so much controversy in Pakistan. In one clip he is shown speaking in English where he says: “Whatever the law of blasphemy is, it is not applicable on non-Muslims. It is not applicable on Jews, Christians and other non- Muslims minorities. It is just to be dealt with Muslims.” Yet then in Urdu in a different clip he says:  “My stance was that, and this was the law which got made, that whoever commits blasphemy, whether a Muslim or a non-Muslim, man or woman – whether be a Muslim, Jew, Christian, Hindu, anyone –  whoever commits blasphemy their punishment is death.” (Who is Islamic cleric Dr. Tahir ul-Qadri? And why should Pakistan care? By Syed Hamad Ali; The Independent, 16 January 2013)   

 

Even with this bit of controversy Qadri is demonstrating a sincere concern for Christian minorities by organizing a series of protests against Pakistani government corruption. The Pakistan government is not pleased with Tahir-ul-Qadri:

 

Thousands of protesters led by Barelvi cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri rallied in Pakistan’s capital for the third straight day, giving the government until Wednesday night to resign and dissolve the national and provincial assemblies.

 

The government hit back by issuing warrants to arrest Qadri and 70 others for attacking police, and announced it was determined to complete its five-year term and hold elections only by May. (Qadri thunders, Pak govt shows arrest warrant; by REZAUL H LASKAR & M ZULQERNAIN, The Indian Express, Jan 17 2013, 01:43 hrs)

 

I don’t know Qadri’s motivation for helping downtrodden Christians; however Shamim seems to write in a positive manner about him. For all the mistrust I have for the religion of Islam, if Tahir-ul-Qadri manages to effect change for the civil rights of Pakistani-Christians I say AMEN.

 

Might be of interest: Rehman Malik angers Pakistan Christians, says Tahir-ul-Qadri acting like ‘semi-Pope’ (1/17/13)

 

JRH 1/17/13

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 Insensitivity of Pakistani Christian politicians and civil society leaders

 

By Shamim Masih

Sent: January 17, 2013 8:58 AM

 

ISLAMABAD PAKISTAN – SHAMIM MASIH:

 

Dr. Tahir-ul-Qadri a Muslim religious scholar from Lahore has mobilized about 50,000 devoted followers coming from the lower middle class for a sit-in of the main Jinnah Avenue of Islamabad.  Remarkably, the men, women and children have remained steadfast in this protest rally under extremely harsh winter weather conditions without any shelter.

 

The Christian protestors are demanding reforms in the electoral system to bring in transparency in the forthcoming general elections and elimination of corrupt practices among the ambitious politicians and parties.  So far, Dr. Tahir-ul-Qadri has fairly succeeded in winning the attention of all political players who have recognized the demands of holding free and fair elections through some constitutional reforms.

  

The Present regime is tense while handling the protest rally on one hand and anxious in fighting judicial proceedings against its stalwarts for mass scale corruption, on the other hand.  The provincial capital of Peshawar is also in the grip of police firing to maintain law and order facing another protest rally against target killings.  Earlier the provincial government in Baluchistan went into [imposed] Governor’s rule after failing to address another issue of target killings of the Hazara tribal Shias.

 

In the wake of the above critical situations, a criminal silence and a careless attitude of Christian leadership in the country is alarming.  Pakistani Christians express their deep concern for continuation of peace and harmony not only in Pakistan but in the whole world.  There have been many wake-up calls, but Pakistani Christian politicians have gone into a long snooze. The cases of Bishop John Joseph, Shantinagar, Gojra, Asia Bibi and Rimsha are an example of Christian leaders’ callousness.

 

The local Christian politicians have been making money on the pretext of safeguarding minority rights but these financial resources are being used in getting positions in other political parties instead spending those funds for achieving Christian unity.  Some of them, as Christian representatives, have been a part of the constitutional assembly which approved the blasphemy law and they kept quiet at that time.  Now, we have few Christians political parties registered to contest general elections but have no contact with the Christian community and have not shown any seriousness in guarding Christians’ rights and are rather busy in making deals with major Muslim parties.

 

 

When all other parties, groups and organizations can put their heads together and be unanimous on the solutions, why can’t Pakistani Christians sit together for their rights?  Instead of pronouncing moral judgments on everything and anything, why can’t Pakistani Christians stand altogether for their welfare?

 

It is high time that we define our role as conscious Christians and respect our rights for the better future of Christians in Pakistan. 

Be Blessed,

 

Shamim Masih

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Is Obama creating a pro-gay Boy Scouts of America?


 

Boy Scout with Badges

 

With all the Left Wing Occupy Wall Street (view from Right and Neutral view) you might think an organization like Ernst & Young would not be so cozy with the Obama Administration and the Leftist Change that Administration is shoving down the throat of American voters.

 

Nonetheless, James Turley the global chairman and CEO of the accounting firm Ernst & Young has been cozying up to President Obama  and the President’s Leftist Change Agenda by going after the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) because the youth organization stands by its traditional Family Values by rejecting homosexual leadership among the young boys that make up the BSA.

 

Chuck Norris takes issue with Obama’s pro-homosexual stance and his alienation of the BSA and connects James Turley of Ernst & Young as a joint partner in bringing public acceptance of ungodly homosexuality. Norris does not specifically say so; there is the conspiracy look of money and Leftist politics uniting in the unholy cause of the homosexual agenda.

 

JRH 6/25/12

 

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Market Collapse, America and Europe


EU-America

 

This is the title I have chosen for a collection of emails from Tony Newbill relating to the economy, financial services and the interaction of financial globalism affecting America and Europe. This post can be as interrelated to some similar posts at SlantRight.com:

 

·       How Congress Occupied Wall Street

 

·       Is the Eurozone Crisis the First Domino to a NWO?

 

·      Fraud in the Free Market System

 

·       Your monies and positions are not safe

 

JRH 11/25/11

Melanie Sloan: CREW’s Malicious Director


Melanie Sloan

 

As November 2012 draws near you need to become aware of Leftists and Leftist organizations that exist to supply false propaganda to smear Conservatives and Republicans. One such case is Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) and it’s Director Melanie Sloan. Under Sloan’s direction CREW filed a complaint against Christine O’Donnell for misusing campaign funds. Sloan has publically pronounced that O’Donnell was a criminal. The problem for CREW and Sloan is the complaint information was bogus and the complaint was strategically filed to paint O’Donnell as a Conservative criminal in the Republican Party while she was running for a Senate against the Democrat Chris Coons. O’Donnell won the GOP nomination by an upset victory with the voice of the Tea Party Movement behind her. O’Donnell lost handily to Coons with undoubtedly a lot of credit to be given to the false complaint delivered by CREW and Melanie Sloan’s unjustly vilifying Christine O’Donnell as a crook.

 

JRH 10/17/11

Unethical: Bloomberg/Rauf Collusion


Michael Bloomberg - Feisal Abdul Rauf

It is beginning to look like New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg not only believes the Ground Zero Mosque is an issue of Religious Freedom but also performed some unethical political arm twisting to assure that Imam Rauf received the proper approval to build the Mosque in the shadow of what once the Twin Towers. Is that evil or what?

 

JRH 12/24/10

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