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December 7, 2015 Pearl Harbor, +74


December 7, 2015
Pearl Harbor, +74

Friends and patriots across America,

Seventy-four years after Pearl Harbor, our nation is once again in grave mortal danger.  We cannot deny the current terrorist threats to America, and hide behind false measures to guarantee our safety.  And we certainly cannot give up our liberty for a little bit of safety.

Our enemies are reconstructing the Ottoman Empire, in the form of a global Muslim Caliphate.  We cannot expect our culture to survive intact if we continue to import Islamic people into America who have absolutely no intent to assimilate into our way of life.  America has contracepted and aborted so many of our future citizens, and thus contributed to the demographic imbalance that is driving mass migration in the world.  This is national suicide.

Former FBI counter-terrorism Special Agent John Guandolo confirms that our government has been infiltrated by a global terrorist network, namely the Muslim Brotherhood.  Guandolo has stated that the San Bernardino terrorist, the UC Merced stabber, the Chattanooga shooter, and the Boston Bombers can all be traced back to Mosques and Islamic Centers where “they were supported and trained.”  According to Guandolo, the San Bernardino terrorists attended the Islamic Center of Riverside, which he said was a “a Muslim Brotherhood Center.” He noted that the Boston Bombers attended the Islamic Society of Boston, which he said was a subsidiary of the Islamic Society of North America, and he said there are over 2,200 Islamic Centers and mosques in America and the “vast majority of them are a part of this network — they’re hostile.”  He said “over 75%” of these centers, based on their property records, are a part of the “Muslim Brotherhood network” since they are “owned by the North American Islamic Trust, which is the bank for the Muslim Brotherhood in America.”

Muslim charities have been, and continue to be, a source of money being laundered for terrorism.  Under Islamic law, every Muslim must fulfill “zakat,” which is a charitable tax.  So we see that funding terrorism is BUILT INTO Islamic charitable giving as a tax paid by every Muslim.  And this is a major problem if we allow tens or hundreds of thousands of more Muslims to be admitted to the USA, either as immigrants or as refugees.  Letting them in virtually guarantees that money they earn here will find its way into the pipeline destined for the jihadists who want to kill Americans !

Our colleges and universities are infiltrated with the Muslim Student Association (MSA).  Since its inception, the MSA has chronically been a vehicle of extremism, hatred, and incitement to violence.  MSA chapters host a wide variety of extremist speakers and have repeatedly raised funds for Islamic groups that have later been closed by the U.S. government for funding terrorism.  For this reason, the MSA was identified in 2004 as one of 27 Islamic charities and groups in the U.S. under investigation by the Senate Finance Committee for terrorist support.  As a result of the long-time institutional extremism, the MSA has also proved to be a fertile recruiting ground for terrorist organizations, such that a 2007 report on Islamic radicalization published by the New York City Police Department identified the MSA as one of the key “radicalization incubators” for homegrown terrorists.

Poll data confirms that large percentages of supposedly “peaceful” Muslims actually sympathize with the terrorist jihadis.  There is NO reliable way to vet Muslims because the data shows that up to 20% (1 in 5) of them SYMPATHIZE with the jihadis.  And for the younger Muslims this figure is even higher (1 in 4).  These figures demonstrate the magnitude of the risk we’re taking by allowing these people into this country.  We can expect nothing less than what has been termed “civilization jihad” if we don’t keep more Muslims out of America.

The terrorist attack in California this week which left 14 Americans dead and many wounded, proves that our systems for vetting Muslims cannot be depended upon to screen out future terrorists who want to murder Americans.  There is no reliable way to vet “sympathy.”  And that puts every American at risk.

The false argument that Islam is a “religion of peace” is the largest myth ever pushed on the American people.  Islam is not a religion in the sense that we understand religious faith.  Since the 7th century, Islam has been a violent political ideology, bent on world domination.  Thus Islam is not compatible with our national values and founding principles.  We are a Judeo-Christian nation, and we’re in grave danger of losing our culture, heritage and freedom.  We must re-assert our system of ordered civil society.  Islam is at war with Judeo-Christian traditions, and always has been since its inception.  Radical Islam must be uprooted, and removed from this country.  If we retreat from this duty, our nation will continue to be subverted from within until we are colonized by Islam, as other nations like France have been, no differently than a deadly bacteria colonizes its host —– until the host is DEAD.

Therefore, I say that the number of Muslim refugees we should accept is absolutely ZERO !  ……..and I will dare to say that the ones already here must be sent back to where they came from.  Now that’s a “radical” idea that will protect our interests.

We also have to elect leaders who will protect America.  And those leaders must have the guts to do what needs to be done, no matter what the Muslims, CAIR, and their Muslim Brotherhood handlers have to say about it.  It is time that America comes to grip with the fact that multiculturalism is a massive failure.  Political correctness and false compassion are paving the way for the loss of our sovereign nation.  This is our country, and we have to take it back because we’re nearing the tipping point of losing it to the barbarians.

Our vaunted and beloved military is also going to have to return to the Middle East in a massive way that will make George Bush’s wars look like a dress rehearsal.  We are already at war with radical Islam on our own soil, and we’re going to have to take this fight back to where the enemy is, on his territory, not ours.  The coming global-scale military effort to stop ISIS and the other radical Muslims is only the beginning.  This time we need to use World War Two tactics.  After we smash them and their backward civilization to bits like we did with the Nazi Third Reich, we’re going to have to do what George Bush and Barack Obama both failed to do:  OCCUPY them for a very long time, and transform their culture into a peaceful one.  Their culture has to be conquered in order for ours to survive.  To date we have not fully appreciated, nor were we willing to accept the long-term commitment that would be needed to completely defeat this enemy.  We can easily beat them on the military field of battle in short order.  But unless we transform their culture into a peaceful one like we did with Germany and Japan after World War Two, this problem is going to continue to metastasize, like a deadly cancer sweeping across the face of the earth, devouring every peaceful culture in its path, including ours.  Make no mistake about this.  The conclusion of the coming military hostilities will require DECADES of armed military occupation until the present generation of jihadi-educated young people across the entire Middle East are long dead.  And if we fail to realize that this is necessary, then we have just signed our own death warrants.

The choice is ours:  Life or DEATH.


Jim Komaniecki
President

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Feds shelling out billions to public relations firms

Feds shelling out billions to public relations firms

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By Megan R. Wilson – 12/08/15 06:00 AM EST
The federal government has spent more than $4 billion on public relations services since 2007, according to a watchdog group, with more than half of the money going to the world’s largest firms.

A review conducted by Open the Books found that there are now 3,092 public affairs professionals working in the government, an increase of 15 percent — or about 400 people — over the past seven years.

 

During that time, 139 federal agencies inked $2.02 billion in outside contracts with firms that perform public relations, polling, research and marketing consulting.
“We always applaud agencies who make information available,” Open the Books said in its report. “But … agencies are not charged with making that information interesting or newsworthy. Agencies certainly aren’t charged with using taxpayer funds to engage in thinly-veiled propaganda campaigns that are primarily designed to protect their budgets and hype outcomes.”

The $2 billion tally calculated by the watchdog group includes millions of dollars on international polling for the State Department and $57.7 million in marketing and advertising contracts from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to promote the National Flood Insurance Program.

The Department of Veterans Affairs, which has come under fire for long patient wait times, awarded $5.3 million in contracts to survey “veteran enrollees health and reliance on VA” between 2011 and 2014, the report found. The VA also awarded Gallup $1.7 million in contracts to measure the engagement and satisfaction of agency employees.

A VA spokeswoman said that it is obligated by law to inform veterans and their families about the benefits and services for which they are entitled.

“We are committed to improving both the veteran and customer experience through real and meaningful change,” the agency spokeswoman said in an email.

To calculate the number of federal employees working in public affairs, Open the Books counted anyone on the executive branch payroll with a title “public affairs officer,” excluding press secretaries and communications directors.

The earnings of public affairs officers cost taxpayers $2.34 billion between fiscal 2007 and fiscal 2014, according to the report. In 2014, about 60 percent of these officials had base salaries of more than $100,000, and nearly 19 percent earned more than $125,000 before bonuses.

Public affairs officers can earn several different types of additional compensation. Performance bonuses are the only ones made public, and totaled $10.9 million from 2007 to 2014.

A board member of the National Association of Government Communicators defended the public relations officers, saying they carry out crucial duties under difficult circumstances.

“The vast majority of communication shops within government are understaffed and under-resourced for the volume and type of work asked of the government communication professionals working within, particularly when contrasted to corporate communication offices or public relations firms,” said Chris O’Neil, an official at the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Public Affairs.

“The responsibility for transparency and accountability is paramount. That responsibility is met through timely, accurate and effective communication, executed by government communicators on behalf of their agencies,” he added.

Although the report cites the Bureau of Labor Statistics putting the average annual “public relations specialist” salary at $55,680, some experts say that federal salaries need to be higher in order to attract top talent.

“That is not the average salary in a place like Washington and New York,” said Ivan Adler, a principal at The McCormick Group, an executive search firm. “A fair comparison would be to organizations of similar size and, more accurately, of like complexity of issues.”

Adler said that someone with a government employee’s knowledge of the intricate issues handled by federal regulators could triple their salary by going to the private sector. Illustrating the point: Six out of the 10 top-paid public affairs officers in the government work at financial services agencies.

Despite thousands working to shape government public relations efforts, shops in the private sector — including FleishmanHillard, Ogilvy Public Relations and Young & Rubicam — reap billions from federal contracts.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) was the largest spender on such contracts, obligating more than $412.7 million. The next highest spender, the Department of the Army, obligated $255 million.

Many of the CDC’s contracts deal with promotional campaigns such as flu shots, safe teen driving, early detection cervical cancer screenings and AIDS testing. The agency spent roughly $14.3 million on an “evaluation of the CDC’s national tobacco education campaign.”

The CDC says that the way contract data is reported mischaracterizes the work as public affairs when it is generally “health campaigns with life-saving information.”

“In order to achieve CDC’s mission of saving lives and protecting Americans, it is important that we conduct research to determine the best ways to communicate health information to doctors, nurses, and the public so people can make decisions to protect their health and the health of their patients,” a CDC spokeswoman said in an email.

The top 10 federal spenders on outside PR services each spent more than $50 million from fiscal year 2007 to fiscal year 2014, representing about 68 percent of the outside PR spending during that period.

Top spenders include FEMA, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, the National Institutes of Health, the Department of the Navy and the Bureau of Engraving and Printing.

The State Department, which ranked sixth in its outside PR spending, spent $36.5 million worth for surveys in Britain, Poland, the Palestinian territories, Fiji, Sri Lanka, Kuwait, Lebanon, Korea, Italy, Greece and Hungary, among many other countries.

Those assessments included a $25,000 survey of the medical insurance in Spain, a $51,000 look at the “public attitudes towards domestic and international affairs in Austria,” and a $75,000 “face-to-face survey among a representative sample of 500 Muslims living in Germany.”

Overall, the State Department spent nearly $80 million on public affairs contracts between 2007 and 2014.

“The Department of State endeavors to be good stewards of taxpayer money. We look for efficiencies in our programs and review expenses, always aware of the fiscal restraints in which all government institutions must operate,” a State official told The Hill in an email. “U.S. embassies conduct a broad range of surveys that help inform how to most effectively engage with foreign publics and explain American foreign policy abroad.”

The outside PR firms billed the government up to hundreds of dollars per hour, according to the labor rates compiled by Open the Books.

The top three — IQ Solutions, Westat and the American Institutes for Research (AIR) — banked more than $287 million in public affairs contracts during the seven-year period.

AIR counts the CDC, the National Institutes of Health, the Education Department, the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Agency for International Development among its clients.

From 2007 to 2014, AIR earned $95 million in contracts, according to the report. It charges the government anywhere between $70 and $269 per hour per employee for its work, depending on the job title.

A “toolkit,” defined as a “collection of materials sometimes including print, booklets, audio, video (CD, DVD), and other products for educational use” costs $151,922.78 to compile, according to a pricing schedule. A focus group runs the government $33,628.21.

Many other firms report similar or steeper pricing structures, according to figures in the report and other General Service Administration documents reviewed by The Hill.

Source: Will County News