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Charlie Nash, Breitbart • Sat 2016 Oct 15, 10:49am

…3. I bet the lobster risotto is better than the food at the Ecuadorian Embassy.
— John Podesta (@johnpodesta) October 14, 2016

@johnpodesta Yes, we get it. The elite eat better than the peasants they abuse.
— WikiLeaks (@wikileaks) October 14, 2016…

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MJA, IOTW Report • Sat 2016 Oct 15, 10:47am

…Seymour Hersh has revealed… that the Obama Administration falsely blamed the government of Syria’s Bashar al-Assad for the sarin gas attack that Obama was trying to use as an excuse to invade Syria. … the sarin that was used didn’t come from Assad’s stockpiles. …a secret agreement in 2012 was reached between the Obama Administration and the leaders of Turkey, Saudi Arabia, and Qatar, to set up a sarin gas attack and blame it on Assad so that the US could invade and overthrow Assad.…

All too believable.
Drake Baer, NY Mag • Mon 2016 Jun 27, 10:09pm

…narcissists aren’t just attractive to themselves. They are, at least superficially, attractive to other people; that’s why they’re overrepresented in fields where being at the center of attention is an asset, like entertainment, entrepreneurship, or politics. They also they have more sexual partners. And as a new study of speed dating led by Emanuel Jauk of the University of Graz, in Austria, finds, people rate them as more attractive and more dateable.…

Ann Barnhardt • Wed 2016 May 11, 11:53am

…I know it is long, but the truth is, this topic is so enormous and touches on so many aspects of life, that when I got done recording it I felt like I hadn’t really said anything. Which is why I will have to continue fleshing all of these concepts out in writing here. But now that the video is here and you all can get a general overview, we can really accelerate the discussion on specific manifestions of DN in the world today.…

Nearly three-hour video
Topics index for video
Blazing Cat Fur • Sat 2015 Apr 18, 8:31am

…David Horowitz reportedly said during a recent speech at the University of North Carolina that members of Muslim students associations have been linked with terrorism, prompting a massive backlash among Muslim students, who say his assertion is not only false but made them feel unsafe. [Imagine that!] …throughout the week the hashtag #NotSafeUNC gained ground and a “Not Safe UNC” Tumblr page was created to chronicle alleged bias against Muslims at UNC and the region. The UNC College Republicans are also taking heat for inviting Horowitz to speak. In an email, College Republican Chairman Frank Pray said he is receiving a lot of hate mail. …

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Jim Hoft, Gateway Pundit • Tue 2015 Apr 7, 11:37am

Barack Obama, at the annual White House Easter Prayer Breakfast:

“On Easter I do reflect on the fact that as a Christian I am supposed to love. And, I have to say that sometimes when I listen to less than loving expressions by Christians, I get concerned. But that’s a topic for another day. (laughter) Where there is injustice, I was about to veer off.”

Raymond Ibrahim at Front Page Magazine • Wed 2012 Jul 11, 2:49pmAccording to several reports in the Arabic media, prominent Muslim clerics have begun to call for the demolition of Egypt's Great Pyramids… those "symbols of paganism…" Bahrain's "Sheikh of Sunni Sheikhs" and President of National Unity, Abd al-Latif al-Mahmoud, called on Egypt's new president, Muhammad Morsi, to "destroy the Pyramids and accomplish what the Sahabi Amr bin al-As could not…" a reference to the Muslim Prophet Muhammad's companion, Amr bin al-As and his Arabian tribesmen, who invaded and conquered Egypt circa 641. Under al-As and subsequent Muslim rule, many Egyptian antiquities were destroyed as relics of infidelity….
Ace of Spades • Sat 2012 Apr 7, 3:45pm

462 453 #440 What is wrong with them, to say something so reprehensible to a wonderful person like Jane? It's beneath contempt. It's just so hard to believe anyone could be so vile.
Posted by: Hummingbird at April 07, 2012 01:04 AM (R5yLq)

It is a glimpse into the nature of evil.

Mostly, evil is boring. It tries to shock, but falls into predictable patterns of behavior. It depends on good to create space for it to work. It contributes nothing but hate and bile, but wants nothing more that to be the focus.

Posted by: cthulhu at April 07, 2012 01:09 AM (kaalw)