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Edmonton Murder: Palmira Silva’s Alleged Killer Nicholas Salvador Is No Longer a Muslim

IS Nicholas Salvador Muslim? When news of Palmira Silva’s murder broke, the Press lead with the story that she’d been “beheaded” in her Edmonton, North London, garden.

The Sun saw the suspect’s religion as a key fact.

 

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The Mail reported that she’d not been beheaded. Mrs Silva had been “almost decapitated”.

All gruesome.

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Posted: 7th, September 2014 | In: News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Islamists Earn Israel $15bn

TO the Middle East, were the nutters are making Israel rich:

Israel signed a memorandum of understanding with Jordan Wednesday, under which it will supply the Hashemite Kingdom with $15 billion worth of natural gas from its Leviathan energy field over 15 years …

The Jordanians turned to Israel because their supply of natural gas from Egypt had been halted by repeated terrorist attacks on the gas pipeline from Egypt, a Channel 2 report said.

The Islamist brain’s trust at work…

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Ashya King: Now He’s ‘Our Ashya’ Brett and Naghemeh King Are No Longer Jehovah’s Witnesses

 

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ONCE upon a time, cancer-striken five-year-old Ashya King had been placed in great peril by his Jehovah Witness parents Brett and Naghemeh King. Media piled in on the oddball Kings, who had done wrong in removing their son from NHS care and taking him to Spain. One paper was at pains to paint the Kings as weirdos. At every turn they were billed a Jehovah’s Witnesses. This was one of the reasons they had defied common sense and the British way to flee the country.

 

 

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They were different. And they were wrong.

The good cops were “battling” to find the boy, rescue him from the oddball parents who let their chidlren play in a swimming pool.The Mirror reported:

The five-year-old has a deadly brain tumour and experts have warned he needs specialised care immediately. British officers have issued European arrest warrants for “neglect” against Ashya’s Jehovah’s Witness parents Brett, 51, and Naghmeh, 45. They took him from his hospital ward and fled on Thursday.

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Posted: 7th, September 2014 | In: News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Compare And Contrast Reporting On Jeremy Forrest And Emily Fox, Teachers Who ‘Groomed’ Underage Pupils

Screen shot 2014 09 06 at 18.34.23 Compare And Contrast Reporting On Jeremy Forrest And Emily Fox, Teachers Who Groomed Underage Pupils

 

COMPARE and contrast the reporting on Jeremy Forrest, the teacher who went on the lam with his 15-year-old pupil and teacher Emily Fox, who had sexual relations with one of her 15-year-old pupils, a female.

The BBC on Jeremy Forrest:

The prosecution said Forrest, 30, of Petts Wood, south-east London, had groomed the pupil at Bishop Bell CofE School in Eastbourne where he taught…

The maths teacher was labelled a “paedophile” by the prosecution, who said he “groomed” the vulnerable teenager and his actions were a gross breach of trust.

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Posted: 6th, September 2014 | In: News | Comments (3) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Russian TV Broadcasts Video Game Fan Art As An Example of WWI US Propaganda

deviant art Russian TV Broadcasts Video Game Fan Art As An Example of WWI US Propaganda

 

THE  Moscow Times says Russia’s state TV network Channel One broadcast the above poster as an example of WWI US propaganda. You might know it better as fan art for the video game Team Fortress 2. 

The Moscow Times:

A voiceover claimed the painting had been created by a U.S. organization called the Committee on Public Information, which allegedly created propaganda posters of “German monsters” to get the message across that “Germans are the devil incarnate…”

The poster was actually created by a Finnish artist who goes by the nickname TankTaur, TJournal reported. It was published on the DeviantArt website in 2009 and can still be found there.

You can see how they were fooled. Get a load of this stuff…

Posted: 6th, September 2014 | In: News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Edmonton Murder: The Bearded Muslim Beheader Is Not A Muslim

THE Edmonton Garden Murder: A look at reporting on the murder of Palmira Silva allegedly by one Nicholas Salvadore.

Reports are replete with news that Mrs Silva was “beheaded”. But other news says she was “almost decapitated” in a frenzied attack.

Sky News suggests Mrs Silva was already dead before she was beheaded:

 

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The Mirror: “‘The bogeyman”: Edmonton machete murderer who beheaded gran alleged to be cage fighter ‘Fat Nick’”

The boygeyman? The alleged killer of 82-year-old Mrs Silva is now a figure of fantasy rather than the Sun’s “Muslim”.

 

 

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Indeed, the Mirror does not mention the alleged killer’s religion once.

Nicholas Salvadore has been described by locals as “the local bogeyman” whom people would “stay away from”… Aspiring cage fighter Nicholas Salvadore, known to pals as “Fat Nick”, was tonight under armed guard in hospital having psychological tests after being held over the 82-year-old’s gruesome murder.

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Posted: 6th, September 2014 | In: News | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The 1995 Canada Referendum Hoax: Listen To The Queen Talking To A Radio DJ She Thought Was The Prime Minister

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Thousands of supporters for national unity gather at the Museum of Civilization in Hull, Quebec, across the Ottawa river from Parliament Hill, Sunday October 29, 1995. 

 

IN 1995, Canada was saved from destruction by the desperation of Canada’s prime minister, Jean Chrétien, and a sudden and passionate mobilisation of the “No” vote. The country voted. And Quebec would not leave Canada.

But it was close. The “No” campaign won, but only by a small margin — 50.6% to 49.4%.

Her Majesty The Queen had been worried, commenting, “It sounds as though the referendum may go the wrong way”. We know she said that because her telephone conversation with a radio DJ pretending to be Chrétien was broadcast to the nation.

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Posted: 5th, September 2014 | In: News, Royal Family | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


20 Dull British Postcards 1960-1990

PRESTON Bus Station is exotic. It warrants its own postcard; proof that you visited the place and wanted to share the experience with your loved ones back home in Bury.

Dear, mum, Wish you were here.

Other British hotspots – Station Road, Cuffley; one of Lincoln’s Top 5 shopping centres; Fortes Corley service Area on the M6 – all have offical postcards.

Here are 20 of the finest:

 

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Spotters: JoeBox BoringPostCards

 

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Britain’s Jihadis Are Agents Of The British Government – Others Just Want To Come Home

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The mother of a missing Lebanese soldier who was kidnapped by Islamic State militants, shouts slogans against the Lebanese cabinet during a demonstration to demand action to secure the captives’ release, in front the Lebanese government building, in downtown Beirut, Lebanon, on Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014. Lebanon’s government is forming a crisis committee to handle the case of some two dozen members of the security forces held captive by Syrian militants amid escalating criticism over its response to the hostage affair.

 

THE Times says: “Dozens of British jihadists have become so disillusioned with fighting in Syria that they have contacted the UK begging to come home.”

Begging to come home. Really?

One jihadist, claiming to represent 30 Britons, approached an intermediary to complain of growing despondency among the men in his group. They had gone to fight against President Assad’s regime but were instead engaged primarily in fierce combat with rival rebel groups, he said. The man, who cannot be named, contacted researchers from the International Centre for Study of Radicalisation and Political Violence (ICSR) at King’s College London via social media in the past two weeks. He effectively sought amnesty, saying that the group feared long prison terms but would be willing to enrol on a deradicalisation programme and submit to surveillance.

And be willing, surely, to grass up his former comrades.

Is this true? Or is it a spot of cunning, an attempt to make the jihadis distrust the BRitish contingent?

What is the International Centre for Study of Radicalisation and Political Violence?

ICSR’s mission is to bring together knowledge and leadership. Producing first class, rigorous research, our aim is to educate the public and help policymakers and practitioners find more intelligent solutions in dealing with radicalisation and political violence.

Shiraz Maher is a Senior Research Fellow:

Shiraz Maher is a Senior Research Fellow and is currently coordinating the Centre’s research on the Syrian and Iraqi conflicts. He also researches the development of Salafi-Jihadi ideology, and jihadist organisations in the broader Middle East. As a result of this research he has been invited to give evidence before three parliamentary committees.

Maher is also an adjunct at Johns Hopkins University where he teaches a course on radicalisation (along with Peter Neumann), and was a visiting lecturer at Washington College during the Spring Semester of 2012.

He was also awarded the first Konrad Adenauer Foundation Fellowship in Energy Security (2012-2013) based at the European Centre for Energy and Resource Security (EUCERS) where he explored the impact of political unrest in the Middle East on energy markets.

Maher has previously worked for Policy Exchange, writing on Security and Foreign Policy. He published a series of influential studies there which attracted widespread attention across government. His report on reforming the government’s counter-terrorism strategy was described by Michael Gove, Secretary of State for Education, as ‘brilliant’, while Lord Guthrie of Craigiebank, former Chief of the Defence Staff, called it ‘remarkable’.

But lest you think the outfit takes a side, it states:

ICSR is independent and non-partisan. All our work is published. We undertake no classified research for governments or international organisations.

The Times adds:

The militants are from a group affiliated with Islamic State, the terrorist network that beheaded two American journalists and is threatening to murder the British aid worker David Haines… More than 500 British citizens are believed to have travelled to the region since 2011, with most joining Isis, raising fears that they will return radicalised and trained to carry out terrorist attacks in the UK.

The British man told researchers: “We came to fight the regime and instead we are involved in gang warfare. It’s not what we came for but if we go back [to Britain] we will go to jail.
“Right now we are being forced to fight — what option do we have?”

Soldier discovers life in the military not all he thought it’d be. Shocker!

Shiraz Maher, who runs a research unit at ICSR that is in intermittent contact with about 50 British jihadists, said that the man regretted being involved in the conflict. The man said that he was among a group of fighters, most of them in their early twenties, “a good chunk of whom” were depressed and disillusioned, Mr Maher added.

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Was Edmonton Great Grandmother Palmira Silva Murdered By A Black Muslim Or A Crazed Man Called ‘Fat Nick’?

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THE woman “beheaded” in her Edmondon garden has been identified as Palmira Silva. She was 82. She is a white widow and great-grandmother. Her alleged killer is 25.

The Mail reports:

Man, said to be black and around 5ft 10ins

The Mail also reports:

A woman has been found beheaded in a suburban back garden after a man ‘went berserk with a machete’ after first being seen attacking cats in a residential London street.

Beheaded.

Neighbours said the killer was a Nigerian who had been sleeping at the home of a friend in recent weeks. Others said the heavily tattooed killer is well-known in the neighbourhood, where he has the nickname ‘Fat Nick’.

A local adds:

One said: ‘He’s a crazy guy. He’s got a big belly and tattoos and he walks the streets sticking his fingers up at people like Somalis.’

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Manchester United Balls: A £60m Bid For Paul Pogba Sees Off Miserly Chelsea And Real Madrid

AND on it goes. The Summer Tranfer Season is over but the rumour mill keeps on churning. The Mirror’s “Football Spy” (picture Mr Bean reading a Google news feed) says Manchester Untied “plan to bring Paul Pogba BACK to Man United next summer”.

Well, not quite. What the Mirror says is that Manchester United “plan to bring Paul Proba back to Man Untetd next summer?”

Yeah. Its’ the Mirror’s old trick of delivering utter balls as a question.

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Posted: 4th, September 2014 | In: News | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Cat Hater Beheads Woman In North London: Let The Speculation Commence

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NEWS that a woman was beheaded in Edmonton, north London, is not linked to any form of terrorism. Got that? Yes, it must have bene terrifying but it wasn’t a beheading linked to any trcognised terrorist group. Probably.

The BBC:

The victim was found at an address in Nightingale Road, Edmonton, at about 13:00 BST, police said. Officers discovered her collapsed in a garden area and she was pronounced dead at the scene. A 25-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of murder and is in custody. Detectives said there is no suggestion the killing had a terrorist motive A Taser was used during the arrest of the man and a firearms officer is believed to have suffered a broken wrist.

Det Ch Insp John Sandlin said:

“Whilst it is too early to speculate on what the motive behind this attack was I am confident, based on the information currently available to me, that it is not terrorist related. Specially trained family liaison officers will be deployed to support the family.”

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Browse Yale’s 170,000 Photographs Of The Great Depression (1935-1946)

YALE Universtity has published an archive of 170,000 photographs recording the Great Depression (1935 – 1946). The Farm Security Administration—Office of War Information (FSA-OWI) employed photographers to record document the poverty and therebye create support for Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s New Deal.

Yale University has launched Photogrammar, “a web-based platform for organizing, searching, and visualizing” the pictures.

 Browse Yales 170,000 Photographs Of The Great Depression (1935 1946)

 

After a series of setbacks in the courts that repealed many of the First New Deal’s program, President Roosevelt pursued a new set of initiatives including the Resettlement Administration in 1935. It was charged with aiding the poorest third of farmers displaced by the depression and particularly focused on resettlement on viable lands and providing low-interest loans. Directed by Rexford Tugwell, a Columbia University economist, the RA came under immediate scrutiny. Realizing the battle for public opinion had begun, Tugwell hired his former student Roy Stryker to lead the Historic Section within the Information Division of the RA, which in 1937 was moved to the FSA.

 

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In order to build support for and justify government programs, the Historical Section set out to document America, often at her most vulnerable, and the successful administration of relief service. The Farm Security Administration—Office of War Information (FSA-OWI) produced some of the most iconic images of the Great Depression and World War II and included photographers such as Dorothea Lange, Walker Evans, and Arthur Rothstein who shaped the visual culture of the era both in its moment and in American memory. Unit photographers were sent across the country. The negatives were sent to Washington, DC. The growing collection came to be known as “The File.” With the United State’s entry into WWII, the unit moved into the Office of War Information and the collection became known as the FSA-OWI File.

 

great depression Browse Yales 170,000 Photographs Of The Great Depression (1935 1946)

Of the 170,000 photographs in the collection, approximately 88,000 were printed and placed in the filing cabinets of the FSA-OWI. 77,000 photographs were printed by Stryker’s division and 11,000 prints collected from other sources. Paul Vanderbilt joined the FSA-OWI in 1942 and created a new organizing system for the collection. He developed the Lot Number system and Classification Tags system, which users can search the collection by on Photogrammar. In addition, the collection grew and now includes six different collections. They bulk of the collection is the Farm Security Administration Collection and the Office of War Information Collection (including Domestic Operations Branch and Overseas Operations Branch photograph files). Also included are the Office of Emergency Management-Office of War Information Collection that focuses on the News Bureau photographs, the American at War Collection that contains eighty photographs, the Portrait of America Collection that is organized around lots for foreign circulation. Because several of the included collections include photographs dating to 1946, the time period of the collection is 1935 – 1946. A special thank you to the Library of Congress for maintaining and cataloguing the collection.

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Posted: 4th, September 2014 | In: News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Ashya King: The ‘CANCER FAMILY HELL’ The Media Stoked

THE Daily Mirror continues to lead with Ashya King, the five-year-old boy with a brain tumour. Ashya, his jailed (and now released) parents and siblings are the “CANCER HELL FAMILY”.

 

 

 

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You can read here how the Mirror and other papers added to that hell by doing the police’s dirty work.

 

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Reuters Report Into Journalism: BBC Should ‘Adapt To Buzzfeed In Order To Survive’

WHAT next for the BBC? The Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism has reported on developing editorial standards for journalism - “Accuracy, Independence and Impartiality: How legacy media and digital natives approach standards in the digital age”.

Kellie Riordan, author of the study, writes:

Journalism is facing many challenges in the 21st century, as traditional business models become more precarious and the Internet becomes overcrowded with a deluge of information. In the digital age, one of the most complex challenges is how to re-shape the processes and editorial responsibilities of journalism itself. Which journalistic standards, many devised more than a century ago, still fit in the digital age? And which standards form the basis of a new type of journalism being pioneered by hybrid news sites that have come of age in the digital era?

The key questions to be examined are:
1. Do current editorial standards fit digital journalism, or does the nature of digital and social journalism require different standards?

2. Which standards do legacy and digitally native news organisations place a premium on and why? Which principles do they share? Where does any difference in standards occur?

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Local News Watch: It’s All Kicking Off In Surrey

surrey herald Local News Watch: Its All Kicking Off In Surrey

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Fake Mobile Phone Towers Are Controlling Your Mobile – Blame The Lincolnshire Poacher

 Fake Mobile Phone Towers Are Controlling Your Mobile   Blame The Lincolnshire Poacher

ARE fake mobile phone towers controlling your mobile phones?  Popular Science count at least 17 fake mobile phone towers across the United States.

 

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eBay Is Down Worldwide

Ebay.co.uk crashed this evening around 1800. The net is getting busy/red hot with angry punters trying to find out why their goods aren’t been sold.

The site will not log on anyone. Thousands of transaction are probably affected.

I’ve checked a lot worldwide via downdector.co.uk and the ebay problem looks worldwide.

Posted: 3rd, September 2014 | In: News, Technology | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Ashya King: Hail Naveed King, The Big Brother Who Saved His Family From The Poisonous Police And Their Media Narks

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Brett and Naghemeh King, parents of Ashya King, speak during a press conference in Sevilla, Spain, Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014. The British parents are heading to see him at a hospital in southern Spain following release their from custody after United Kingdom authorities dropped accusations of child cruelty against them.

 

ASHYA King is back with his parents Brett and Naghemeh King at the Malaga hospital where he is being treated for a brain tumour.

Having been jidnapped and improned by the State and monstered by the media, the Kings are back together.

Free from Madrid’s Soto Del Real jail, Mr King told the BBC:

“They arrested us and directly they took my son away and said he was not allowed to have any visitors. We want to help our son get through this bad time because he hasn’t got too many months to live and we’re locked away in a cell – we’re just trying to speed things up to help him.”

 

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Dr. Vladimir Vondracek operates a machine in a proton therapy treatment room at Proton Therapy Center in Prague, Czech Republic, Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014.

 

Mrs King added:

“All I could do was just cry and pray. What could I do in a prison cell? I could not do much, really. I just want to wet [Ashya's] mouth because he can’t drink through his mouth, I want to brush his teeth, I want to turn him side to side every 15 minutes because he can’t move. I just want to do all those things I was doing from Southampton, I want to do it for him here.”

Mr King said:

“My heart is aching for my son and anger can’t come in at the moment because I’ve just got these feelings that I’ve got to see my son’s face.”

 

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View of a children room at Proton Therapy Center in Prague, Czech Republic, Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014. The parents of the five-year-old Ashya King, who has brain tumor, plan to sell a property to pay for proton beam radiation therapy in the Czech Republic or the U.S.

 

The police and sections of the media should be ashamed. Anyone who published the faces of the parents – styled to look like mug shots – and invited readers to become police narks should be ashamed.

The villains are clear. The hero is Naveed King, Ashya’s older brother who posted updates on YouTube, doing much to undermine the campaign to criminalise his parents.

One question: who are your children safer with: the State or the parents? That question to you in Rochdale, Rotherham, Blackpool, Oxford, Hillsborough…

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Tony Blair Won GQ Philanthropist of the Year Because He’s A Thin, Long-Limbed Beauty

PA 20801048 Tony Blair Won GQ Philanthropist of the Year Because Hes A Thin, Long Limbed Beauty

 

TONY Blair has been named ‘Philanthropist of the Year’ at the GQ Men Of The Year awards. The Independent says the “announcement which drew a collective bemused gasp across the internet”. GQ, for those of you not in the know, stands for Gentleman’s Quarterly.  It does not stand for Giant Queef.

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Insurance Company Sues Man Who Sold Bike To Banned Driver Who Died In An Accident

IF you sell a vehicle and fail to cancel the insurance – and the new owner fails to get any insurance – you could be liable for any damge they cause. Sound fair?

Paul Duffy sold his Kawasaki Ninja motorbike to James Bryson on August 13 this year. Mr Duffy did not know that the buyer was serving a four year driving ban. He had no insurance. Seven days after the legal trade, Mr Bryson collided with a Toyota Yaris near Arbroath, Scotland.

He died.

Paul, 48, a carer for his wife whose ­recovering from leukaemia, is understandbly unhappy. He was , after all, neither the bike’s registerd keeper nor the owner.

Lawyers said that because Mr Bryson had died and had no insurance, they would be paying out on my policy. Because he chose to buy my motorcycle, I am, in the eyes of the law, giving him permission to ride the bike and I am in breach of my contract. So if I have any assets, MCE can take them from me to recover costs. I am effectively having to pay for an uninsured driver having a fatal accident. I have never broken the law. I don’t even have as much as a speeding ticket. But I have been told this is the law, and I have no protection or rights. I honestly thought that once the bike was sold, it was no longer my responsibility. I feel this is something every law-abiding, insurance-paying person should be aware of.”

Fair?

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Neville Chamberlain – Britain’s Declaration of War September 3, 1939

ON September 3 1939, Britian declared war on Germany:

 

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The Steven Sotloff Snuff Movie

 ISIS has murdered journalist Steven Sotloff. The video was posted online:

A masked figure in the video also issued a threat against a British hostage, a man the group named as David Haines, and warned governments to back off “this evil alliance of America against the Islamic State”, the SITE monitoring service said. The purported executioner appeared to be the same British-accented man who appeared in an Aug. 19 video showing the killing of American journalist James Foley, and it showed a similar desert setting. In both videos, the captives wore orange jumpsuits. “I’m back, Obama, and I’m back because of your arrogant foreign policy towards the Islamic State, because of your insistence on continuing your bombings and … on Mosul Dam, despite our serious warnings,” the man said. “So just as your missiles continue to strike our people, our knife will continue to strike the necks of your people.”

Snuff movies are now unrated…

Posted: 2nd, September 2014 | In: News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Half Of Young Women Cannot Locate Their Vaginas

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THIS is one of those newspaper headlines that really cannot be believed. They’ve printed it, this much is true, but it’s near impossible for the rest of us to believe it:

Half of young women can’t ‘locate their vaginas’

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