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20140415

Kansas City killer rose to KKK power scapegoating Jews; Unwittingly murdered 3 generations of white Christians


Kansas shooting suspect has history of racist violence

Ex-KKK white supremacist Frazier Glenn Miller was also involved in 1984 murder of Jewish talk show host.

The 73-year-old suspect, a former member of the Ku Klux Klan and white supremacist candidate for political office, has a long history of anti-Semitic violence and hate crimes, including involvement in at least one other murder.
Frasier Glenn Miller, who also goes by the alias Fraiser Glenn Cross Jr., founded the North Carolina-based White Patriot Party, an offshoot of the Ku Klux Klan, in 1980. In 1984 he ran in North Carolina’s Democratic primary for the governorship, garnering 5,790 votes – 0.61% of the total votes cast. He later attempted in 1986 to run in the North Carolina Republic primary for a Senate seat.

Miller was also involved in more violent activism. In 1984, while he ran for office in North Carolina, he and other members of a racist hate group that called itself “The Order” were accused of murdering liberal Jewish talk show host Alan Berg in Denver, Colorado.

"I try to work for the interests of white people," Ku Klux Klansman, Frasier Glenn Miller told Howard Stern in this 2010 Sirius radio interview. 


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Stern asked Miller whom he hated more, Jews or African-Americans, to which he responded, “Jews - a thousand-times more!  Compared to our Jewish problem, all other problems are mere distractions." 


As for God choosing the Jews to represent his stake in the world, Miller said, "How odd of God to choose the rats!"  He considers Jews "parasites," accuses Jews of being more loyal to Israel than to America, and claims that white men came to North America 14 or 14,000 years ago. 

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20140404

Jewish Republicans meet prospective candidates in Vegas; react to Gov. Chris Christie's worrying poker "tell"

Jewish Republicans gathered to meet and evaluate potential candidates at the Republican Jewish Coalition's Spring Leadership Meeting in Las Vegas during the last weekend in March. 

This DemoCast-exclusive video features Ohio Gov. John Kasich addressing the gathering, as did Gov. Scott Walker, Amb. John Bolton, and Gov. Chris Christie. We filmed reactions to the gathering from R.J.C. Executive Director Matthew Brooks, Commentary Magazine Editor, John Podhoretz, and Morton Klein, Exec. Dir. of the Zionist Organization of America.



In this DemoCast-exclusive, video interview, Zionist Organization of America's Executive Director, Morton Klein recounts his reaction to (and subsequent follow-up with) New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's remarks that Judea and Samaria are "occupied (by Israel) territories."



Richard Miniter writes in Forbes Magazine, "Did Chris Christie "bully" Sheldon Adelson's friend?"

The more the donors learn about Gov. Christie—the more they are questioning his fitness for higher office.

“He hurt himself with that group. No doubt about it,” said Morton Klein, president of Zionist Organization of America. He was in the front row for Christie’s talk on Saturday and spoke to me on Tuesday morning. Klein is hugely influential in  pro-Israel circles and phones his longtime friend, Sheldon Adelson, every week or so to talk about Israel and American politics. Klein described his private encounter with Christie (described below) as “really unpleasant, condescending, rude, dismissive. [Christie] was bullying me. I’ve never had a politician speak to me that way.”

Klein talked to many of the major donors in the room and, he said, nearly every one had the same reaction. “They said ‘I never realized that Christie wasn’t a friend on Israel,’ it was a shock, a surprise.”

The media missed important aspects of the story—the very elements that are absorbing the attention of many Republican donors. While they were leaning toward Gov. Christie before his Saturday speech, now they are questioning his grasp of key issues, his stands and, most tellingly, his temperament and his character.

Christie’s Prepared Remarks Didn’t Mention Israel. Gov. Christie’s prepared remarks to a Republican Jewish Coalition meeting didn’t include any significant mention of Israel. Imagine a politician speaking to an African American audience and not planning to mention civil rights or a chamber of commerce and not writing in a few lines about the economy.

Still, the speech has a hit and should have positioned the tough-talking former prosecutor for a presidential run in 2016. His speech even had a pitch-perfect sound bite: “We cannot have a world where our friends are unsure of whether we’ll be with them, and our enemies are unsure of whether we’ll be against them.”

The crowd thundered its approval. But that’s not the line that any one will remember.

Since the prepared speech was silent on Israel, it was the natural topic of questions from the audience. And that’s when Gov. Christie said the words that got him in trouble: “I took a helicopter ride from the occupied territories across and just felt personally how extraordinary that was to understand, the military risk that Israel faces every day.”

That phrase—“occupied territories”—set off murmurs in the crowd. “There was a buzz throughout the room,” Klein said.

“Most of the several hundred people in attendance noticeably gasped when Gov. Christie used the language of Israel’s enemies,” Klein told me. “Saying that territory captured in a defensive war [in 1967] in which its enemies sought its extinction is ‘occupied’ is designed solely to delegitimize the Jewish state’s claims to that land.”

The crowd’s reaction was predictable. “Occupied Territories” is not a neutral term for the land West of Jordan River, but a phrase used by radical Palestinian activists and others opposed to Israel’s identity as a Jewish state. The term doesn’t come from international law, but from partisan screeds. It is phrase that takes a side, not one that describes a place.  That’s why American diplomats, leaders and journalists generally avoid it. Instead they say “West Bank” or “Judea and Samaria” or similarly neutral formulations.

By using it, Klein said, Christie was signaling that he either was opposed to Israel or didn’t care enough to avoid the coded language of the anti-Israel crowd.

There is a third possibility that Klein didn’t consider. Like most state-wide office seekers, Christie has actively campaigned for votes among the growing Arab population of Passaic County, New Jersey (one of the largest in the country) and appointed prominent Muslim jurists to state government posts there. Among circles of Arab attorneys, the term “occupied territories” is widely used. Christie may have unconsciously picked it up among his supporters in Paterson, New Jersey.

20140328

Cultural activism keeps Iranians living abroad connected with Iran

Excerpts from Iranian New Year, Nowrouz performance at L.A. County Musuem of Art by "Ajam." Bita Milanian of the sponsoring, Iranian organization Farhang Foundation explains the holdiay. 

Singer and oud-player, Amin Ajami, discusses the London-based group's modernized roots music and their tour of California, followed by DemoCast original excerpts from their March 23rd performance.



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20140325

1 million Palestinian Muslims demonstrate goal of reconquering Jewish Israel

Palestinians Dream of Destroying Israel, Peace Treaty or Not

by Khaled Abu Toameh, in Gatestone Institute  March 25, '14

U.S. President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry may be able to force Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, under threats and pressure, to sign a "framework agreement" with Israel.  But as this week's rally of hatred in the Gaza Strip shows, even after the signing of a Palestinian-Israeli "peace" treaty, a large number of Palestinians will not abandon there dream of destroying Israel. 

"Jihad in Palestine is not terrorism. Jihad in Palestine is a sacred duty." — Yusef Rizka, representative of Hamas 

A mass rally held in the Gaza Strip on March 23 showed that Hamas continues to enjoy popular support among Palestinians. Tens of thousands of Palestinians took to the streets to attend the rally commemorating the 10th anniversary of the assassination of Hamas founder Sheikh Ahmed Yassin. 

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Hamas officials claim that nearly one million Palestinians attended the rally in the center of Gaza City. March 23, '14.

Palestinian Authority [PA] President Mahmoud Abbas has good reason to be worried in the aftermath of the latest show of force by Hamas. When tens of thousands of Palestinians take to the streets of the Gaza Strip to call for the destruction of Israel and an end to the peace talks between the PA and Israel, it is clear that a large segment of Palestinian society remains opposed to any compromise with Israel.

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The pro-Hamas rally is also aimed at sending a message to the U.S. Administration that Mahmoud Abbas does not have a mandate to sign any document that declares an end to the conflict with Israel.

U.S. President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry may be able to force Abbas, under threats and pressure, to sign a "framework agreement" with Israel. But as this week's rally of hatred in the Gaza Strip shows, even after the signing of an Israeli-Palestinian "peace" treaty, a large number of Palestinians will not abandon their dream of destroying Israel.

20140313

Pat Condell - Has fear of Islamophobia-slinging reactionaries cowed democrats into "A Society of Cowards?"

Democracy commentator, Pat Condell, chides Westerners for our self-imposed censorship regarding criticism of Islamism and Islamist intimidation.

20140227

US premiere of "Israel Indivisible"- biography of ancient-through-modern Israel, draws Michael Medved to keynote

"Indivisible" Film Tackles Crusade to Destroy Israel- Chris Mitchell at Ariel, Israel premiere (courtesy CBN News)



Michael Medved, radio host, author, and film critic addresses the U.S. premiere of Proclaiming Justice to the Nations' "Israel Indivisible" at National Religious Broadcasters Conference in Nashville, Feb 23, 2014.

20140212

Video: "The Middle East Today: A post-Arab-spring analysis" from AIPAC Policy Conference. Bret Stephens, Robert Satloff, & Amos Harel (Ha'aretz)

"The Middle East Today: A post-Arab-spring analysis" from the most recent AIPAC Policy Conference in Washington, March 2013.

Robert Satloff: Executive Director, Washington Institute for Near East Policy
Amos Harel: Ha'aretz newspaper, military correspondent and defense analyst
Bret Stephens: Foreign affairs columnist & Editorial Board member, The Wall St. Journal
Moderator: David Victor: former President, AIPAC



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20140205

Prof. Barry Rubin's death revives interest in video interview about his views on west's Mid-East policies

Barry Rubin, a prominent Middle East policy analyst, died in
Israel on Monday following an 18-month struggle with lung cancer. Prof. Rubin survived just past his 64th birthday.  He is survived by his journalist wife, Judith Colp Rubin, and their daughter and son.

Barry Rubin’s reach in the world of Middle East scholarship was broad and deep.  He served as director of the Global Research in International Affairs Center at the Herzliya Interdisciplinary Center, a columnist at The Jerusalem Post, the editor of the Middle East Review of International Affairs and a contributor to the PJ Media website.

History-buff Rubins participated in Civil War re-enactments
Rubin, a D.C. native, had been a Fulbright scholar and a fellow of the Council on Foreign Relations. He received his doctorate from Georgetown University in 1978. He was a noted skeptic of Palestinian nationalism, saying that Islamism was too deeply embedded in the region to accommodate a true peace with Israel.


“Clearly, the Obama administration does not understand Middle Eastern regimes and terrorist organizations, and if it doesn’t, it will meet miserable defeats,” he wrote on Jan. 12 at PJMedia.


His passing revives interest in his ideas. We re-publish an article of Mr. Rubin's on the Obama administration's Middle East policy, supplemented with a TV interview he did with us in 2011.

"The Solution: How to Deal with Obama Middle-East Policy" by Barry Rubin 

It is likely that the efforts of the Obama Administration during its second term will fail, not only because of its lack of understanding of the region and its ideology, but also due to the specific agenda.  
No Middle Eastern country (only hostile ones or movements) can depend on the United States.  And to clarify this further:  No country -- including Israel -- can depend on the Obama Administration.

But as I noted above, this U.S. policy of Obama’s second term will fail. For example, the main goals of the second term are four big issues:
1)  Israel-Palestinian peace

2) Egypt government coalition with Muslim Brotherhood

3) Syrian civil war resolution with rebel victory

4)  U.S.-Iran rapprochement resolving nuclear issue.

Video 1- Leftist journalistic-bias intentionally whitewashes malevolence of Muslim Brotherhood



Yet because of irreconcilable differences, these may well be unresolvable. Due to such failures and hardline radical positions (Palestinians, Muslim Brotherhood, Syrian Islamists and regime, Iranian regime), the next administration would probably be forced back on recognition of extremism, support of allies, and U.S. interests.

Thus, regarding the “peace process,” we may well see the typical pattern in which the Palestinians wreck the peace process by rejecting or demanding even more concessions. Once again, it will only be necessary to wait until American negotiators learn better why their goals are impossible. Radicals will just raise their demands and demonstrate their anti-Americanism, and necessary priorities will shift.