USURY BOOK UPDATE WEEK OF SEPT. 17
I am mostly consumed with finishing my book on usury. There is so much fascinating and undiscovered documents and material that I can't overlook them. I might as well make the book's documentation as strong as it posibly can be.
Today I found a passage from a twelfth century Catholic bishop who advised the lay people to "take up arms" against those who charge interest on money! I wonder what that bishop would have said about the "Christian-Republican" state of Idaho, where the legal rate of usury on a loan is 400%?
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The 30th anniversary of the Sabra and Chatila massacre in Lebanon has passed with hardly any notice. Several hundred Palestinians were butchered by Israeli proxies in Lebanon on Sept. 16, 1982. Throughout July and August of that year, the Israeli air force, under the command of Ariel Sharon, carpet-bombed clearly marked civilian centers in the city of Beirut, including nursing homes, hospitals and apartment blocks. In August of 1982 the attacks escalated to terror bombing of downtown Beirut in a true holocaust (death by fire).
The Israelis commit war crimes and atrocities with impunity. They know that after the initial editorial outrage, their mass murder will never form part of a permanent collective ritual of commemoration similar to the eternal remembrance and teaching of the Nazi persecution of Judaic people under the rubric "the Holocaust."
No one can comprehend or fully account for this Zionist mentality of callous indifference toward the murder victims of the Israeli military without being conversant with Talmudic culture and ethics; at the heart of which is the concept of Judaic racial and spiritual superiority. That is the reason why the conscience-on-its-sleeve liberal media turns its back on the remembrance of the slaughter of the Arabs by the Israelis.
On the 30th anniversary of the Sabra and Chatila massacre the New York Times printed, with regard to the visit to Lebanon by Pope Benedict XVI, "Lebanon is still rebuilding from a devastating 1975-1990 civil war fought largely on sectarian lines..." (16 Sept. 2012, p. A14 print edition only; online edition has been bowdlerized).
"Civil war"? Was it the Lebanese who bombed Beirut from jets throughout the summer of 1982? Actually it was Sharon's aerial terrorists, but that fact is forgotten and covered up. The NY Times implies the Lebanese did it to themselves. How perverse.
Notice that the reference to "rebuiding" Lebanon is limited to destruction perpetrated during the years 1975-1990. No mention is made of the massive destruction Israeli bombs, rockets, missiles and artillery fire visited upon Lebanon in the summer of 2006 in the course of which hundreds of Arab children were killed and thousands of homes and businesses were destroyed.
Just before the Israelis withdrew in 2006 they dropped tens of thousands of land mines all over the Lebanese countryside to guarantee years of crippling and maiming injuries, mostly of children who attempt to pick up the bomblets, thinking they are toys.
A question for the New York Times: is Lebanon "rebuilding" from the Israeli holocaust in 2006? Apparently not, because your timeline stops at 1990. The entire Israeli war in Lebanon of 2006 has been ommitted from the New York Times' remembrance.
In the same issue that makes these deliberate and flagrant omissions, there is an obituary for "Holocaust Survivor" Eli Zborowski, who is celebrated for supporting "Holocaust Remembrance." In his N.Y. Times' obituary we read, "In 2000, when the pope visited Yad Vashem, some criticized him for declining to comment directly on the church's silence about Hitler's crimes during the war...” (16 Sept. 2012, p. A25; [published online Sept. 12]).
Always these self-righteous accusations in the face of Judaism's own extraordinary hypocrisy!
What about the "silence" of the New York Times concerning Israeli crimes during the First and Second Lebanese wars of 1982 and 2006?
The explanation of the disparity between suffering remembered, and suffering dismissed, is that "Jews" are human beings, and deserve commemoration, reparations and remembrance. Whereas the Arabs are sub-humans who deserve obscurity, anonymity and ignominy. Or as the Talmud informs its followers: "You are called men, but the gentiles are not men" (BT Bava Metzia 114b).
BILLIONAIRES FOR ROMNEY
Yet another plutocrat has stepped forth to help elect Binyamin Netanyahu's junior partner to the presidency: "A billionaire investor whose family owns the Chicago Cubs is pressing ahead with a multimillion-dollar pro-Republican political campaign...Joe Ricketts, the founder of what became online brokerage T.D. Ameritrade Inc., plans to spend $10 million airing ads supporting GOP nominee Mitt Romney..." (Wall Street Journal, 17 September, p. 1).
Michael Hoffman is the author of Judaism's Strange Gods and the editor of Revisionist History newsletter.
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