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(Telegraph)   An armada of US and British naval power is massing in the Persian Gulf   (telegraph.co.uk) divider line 438
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2012-09-16 04:38:23 AM  

Sabyen91: The Israeli government isn't sitting back and waiting. Bibi is actively stumping for Mitt and the opposition is calling him out on meddling in US elections. Link



I wouldn't be surprised if some of this bullshiat rioting in the Middle East has Israeli intelligence ops behind it. I have no evidence to support that, other than looking at who stands to benefit from it.
 
2012-09-16 04:40:08 AM  

shower_in_my_socks: Sabyen91: The Israeli government isn't sitting back and waiting. Bibi is actively stumping for Mitt and the opposition is calling him out on meddling in US elections. Link


I wouldn't be surprised if some of this bullshiat rioting in the Middle East has Israeli intelligence ops behind it. I have no evidence to support that, other than looking at who stands to benefit from it.


It looks like it is Coptics and other fundies in the US. I think, if anything, the Jews are being set up on this one.
 
2012-09-16 04:40:49 AM  

gleaningtheboob: whidbey: Yeah we're sure doing a heck of a job securing that goal.

Results aside, there is no way they won't try by any means necessary. How far is this shiat going to go? The wealthy don't care about us. They'd use us for food if need be. The decimation of huge numbers of people must make them happy that there are now less drains on existing, dwindling resources.


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2012-09-16 04:42:39 AM  

whidbey: gleaningtheboob: whidbey: Yeah we're sure doing a heck of a job securing that goal.

Results aside, there is no way they won't try by any means necessary. How far is this shiat going to go? The wealthy don't care about us. They'd use us for food if need be. The decimation of huge numbers of people must make them happy that there are now less drains on existing, dwindling resources.

[tinfoilalert.jpg]


You know, when the zombie apocalypse comes I am almost hoping I am one of the zombies. I am gonna eat some tiny brains.
 
2012-09-16 04:42:46 AM  

Sabyen91: I wouldn't be surprised if some of this bullshiat rioting in the Middle East has Israeli intelligence ops behind it. I have no evidence to support that, other than looking at who stands to benefit from it.

It looks like it is Coptics and other fundies in the US. I think, if anything, the Jews are being set up on this one.



Maybe. Something is definitely rotten in Denmark. A US film that no one in the US had ever heard of suddenly ignites the entire Middle East? Who the fark promoted the film over there so much that so much rage and mass-hysteria could come completely out of nowhere?
 
2012-09-16 04:45:04 AM  

shower_in_my_socks: Sabyen91: I wouldn't be surprised if some of this bullshiat rioting in the Middle East has Israeli intelligence ops behind it. I have no evidence to support that, other than looking at who stands to benefit from it.

It looks like it is Coptics and other fundies in the US. I think, if anything, the Jews are being set up on this one.


Maybe. Something is definitely rotten in Denmark. A US film that no one in the US had ever heard of suddenly ignites the entire Middle East? Who the fark promoted the film over there so much that so much rage and mass-hysteria could come completely out of nowhere?


It isn't that surprising. They recently dubbed it in Arabic and sent it to some right-wing Muslim in Egypt. Yes, that certainly seems like pre-meditation. And it is good as a conspiracy because it is simple. Most conspiracy theorists believe in really elaborate conspiracies and they just don't come that way.
 
2012-09-16 04:54:09 AM  

Sabyen91: It isn't that surprising. They recently dubbed it in Arabic and sent it to some right-wing Muslim in Egypt. Yes, that certainly seems like pre-meditation. And it is good as a conspiracy because it is simple. Most conspiracy theorists believe in really elaborate conspiracies and they just don't come that way.



I still don't see how it went viral. Who was/were the tastemaker(s) that made this blow-up? If I make a video in Arabic and send it to a friend in the Middle East, it'll get 5 views.
 
2012-09-16 04:57:58 AM  

Sabyen91: You think the Obama-Bibi rift is some political theater to fool people into thinking...what?



I'll answer a question with a question. Do you think threat of nuclear war between the Soviets and the West was anything more than a facade so both sides could make weapons and expand their control over resources?

Regarding Obama/Bibi, we'll never know. All I know is that we are constantly fed misinformation coupled with entertaining distractions so the wealthy can get wealthier while other are forced to suffer for it.
 
2012-09-16 04:59:38 AM  

shower_in_my_socks: Sabyen91: It isn't that surprising. They recently dubbed it in Arabic and sent it to some right-wing Muslim in Egypt. Yes, that certainly seems like pre-meditation. And it is good as a conspiracy because it is simple. Most conspiracy theorists believe in really elaborate conspiracies and they just don't come that way.


I still don't see how it went viral. Who was/were the tastemaker(s) that made this blow-up? If I make a video in Arabic and send it to a friend in the Middle East, it'll get 5 views.


The Egyptian right winger was a radio host. Also youtube is global.
 
2012-09-16 05:01:40 AM  

gleaningtheboob: Sabyen91: You think the Obama-Bibi rift is some political theater to fool people into thinking...what?


I'll answer a question with a question. Do you think threat of nuclear war between the Soviets and the West was anything more than a facade so both sides could make weapons and expand their control over resources?

Regarding Obama/Bibi, we'll never know. All I know is that we are constantly fed misinformation coupled with entertaining distractions so the wealthy can get wealthier while other are forced to suffer for it.


Fed information or not Bibi is clearly hoping for a Mitt win. I really don't get what you are saying and the current Obama-Israel relationship kinda proves you wrong.
 
2012-09-16 05:04:05 AM  
Between this ongoing crap with Israel and pretty much every other frickin' country within a 500 mile radius of them, and all this other protesting bullshiat over that douchebag who made that retarded movie, when is it gonna be time for the potus or the congress or whoever the fark has the authority to just be like "y'know what?, fark you guys, I'm out"? seriously, can't we just take our ball and go home already? I'm sick of being dragged into everyone elses bullshiat because we have "a vested interest". I don't have a vested interest in what happens over there in the farking desert. I don't give a fark about the price of oil, It's a farking scam to begin with. Let those assholes kill each other and just be done with it. How much better off would we all(the world) be if the only thing occupying that arrid, unusable piece of dirt was crickets and the occasional dust storm?
 
2012-09-16 05:10:15 AM  
Iranian conservatives: Iran is very dangerous. Vote for us, we will protect you
Israeli conservatives: Iran is very dangerous. Vote for us, we will protect you
American conservatives: Muslims are very dangerous. Vote for us, we will protect you
Russian conservatives : West is very dangerous. Vote for us, we will protect you
 
2012-09-16 05:10:58 AM  
Iranian conservatives: Iransrael is very dangerous

ftfm
 
2012-09-16 05:14:38 AM  

LewDux: Iranian conservatives: Iran is very dangerous. Vote for us, we will protect you
Israeli conservatives: Iran is very dangerous. Vote for us, we will protect you
American conservatives: Muslims are very dangerous. Vote for us, we will protect you
Russian conservatives : West is very dangerous. Vote for us, we will protect you


Martian conservatives: Earth biatches be easy.
 
2012-09-16 05:19:17 AM  

atomicmask: what I hope it is- A massive coop strike by 25 nations to hit every islamic nation rioting or attacking embassies over the past 3 days.

what I do not hope it is- Israel pulling nut hairs and making us back them as they invade iran

What it actually is- Boats being boats and floating around as they are want to do.


Well, that's why we keep you there, and only let you have pudding on tuesdays.
 
2012-09-16 05:38:37 AM  

Sabyen91: Fed information or not Bibi is clearly hoping for a Mitt win. I really don't get what you are saying and the current Obama-Israel relationship kinda proves you wrong.



I might be wrong. You might be wrong too. We'll never know and I think it is entirely beside the point. There are different teams in this game, but their goal is the same: make the obscenely wealthy wealthier. How can they do this? One ancient tactic is to divide and conquer.

While we're bickering about which corrupt asshole politician likes which corrupt asshole politician or some Arabs are stoked into rioting for suspicious reasons, the wealthy and the governments they control are succeeding in their objective to distract us.

My suggestion? Don't buy any of this bullshiat. Just know that only the interests of some very wealthy people matter and the only way they can continue being wealthy is by subjugating the lot of us. Whether we acknowledge our own subjugation, or even unknowingly consent to and support it, is what I think is important.
 
2012-09-16 05:56:01 AM  

S Gilmore L: Bomb them, bomb their cities, bomb the oil fields, bomb their ports, bomb them back into the stone age - and do the same to Israel, too. If the Middle East registers on the 'news worthy' scale in the next hundred years, then we didn't do our job. Fark them, no lie. The whole region dictates too much concern for any civilized country to be distracted by, if they can't learn to live together then Fark them, and if they can't learn diplomacy in the next hundred years then bomb them again. Repeat as necessary, ad infintum. Yeah, I'm mad, bro. The world is trying to live together (minus Best Korea, and a few other places). But these farkers in the ME are a nightmare concerning world peace, so kill them and try to be thorough, no lie.


Channeling Hitler again?
 
2012-09-16 06:02:58 AM  

Hollie Maea: /Worst. "Ally". Ever.


I think if there was another true democracy in that area Israel could be shown the door.
 
2012-09-16 06:09:02 AM  

DogBoyTheCat: Hey... I've got a good question...
Why are the sand monkeys so pissed off at America, a basically Judeo-Christian nation (the same roots as Islam) and they don't seem to have a problem with the Atheists in China? Wouldn't Atheists be bigger infidels?


Asked and answered.
 
2012-09-16 06:14:59 AM  

intelligent comment below: What is Israel dictating?


that the Iranians can't have nuclear power like they have.
 
2012-09-16 06:48:07 AM  
And we all know how well the last Armada worked. Well the Brits do. For americans it was before the world began in 1620.
 
2012-09-16 07:21:32 AM  

aearra: And we all know how well the last Armada worked. Well the Brits do. For americans it was before the world began in 1620.


There have been a few since.
Some that would make the Spanish blush from embarrassment.

dl.dropbox.com

The scary part is having so more ships close together increases the chance of an accident, incident, or an encounter with old ordinance that's probably littering the gulf. These boats are all there out of the political need to be "doing something" about Iran, and just one explosion will create the demand that they do something far more assertive than pose.

/I'm predicting the accident will happen some time in mid October.
 
2012-09-16 07:41:12 AM  

talkertopc: I read it as "An armada of US and British naval power is missing in the Persian Gulf" the first time


Me too, just for a second. "shiat, really? Oh, no, not really."
 
2012-09-16 08:04:19 AM  
Sweet... right on track for Dec 21st 2012!
 
2012-09-16 08:10:05 AM  
When the first word in an alleged new article is in error -- "battleships" today exist in museums, not fleets -- you can safely disregard everything that follows because the reporters and editors involved are obviously clueless.
There has been increased naval activity in the Persian Gulf region all summer by U.S., British, French and Russian naval units. Apparently the Telegram doesn't know how to Google.
 
2012-09-16 08:32:55 AM  
I don't see this being reported as serious news by anyone other than the Telegraph. Perhaps it's time to stop using them as a news source.
 
2012-09-16 08:40:58 AM  
Shiat just got Israel.
 
2012-09-16 08:46:23 AM  
images3.wikia.nocookie.net

The Imperial Navy is unimpressed by your shenanigans.
 
2012-09-16 08:51:28 AM  
I took another gander at the movie, *W*, last night. Oh, the shape that guy left us in. That said, unless we nuke the entire planet, war will not end war. Only lead to more of it. As far as the middle east goes, the entire region is just one simmering conflagration that the west has barely managed to keep a lid on. Is that lid finally blowing off? Best we get the hell out of the way and let them shred themselves. We can always check back when the dust settles.
 
2012-09-16 09:10:28 AM  

biglot: I took another gander at the movie, *W*, last night. Oh, the shape that guy left us in


you know to say such a thing in a predictable way is a meme right?
 
2012-09-16 09:18:49 AM  

Hobodeluxe: intelligent comment below: What is Israel dictating?

that the Iranians can't have nuclear power like they have.


Worse than that.

Israel is trying to make us believe (and has been since the early 1980's) that not only is Iran desperately building a nuclear bomb, but the instant it is operational they will launch it into Tel Aviv. Despite the fact that it's a death warrant for Iran. A suicide attack, because the second that bird is in the air, the country and the regime would face massive international outrage and military conflict with pretty much everyone.

All this despite the fact that Iran is a signatory to the NPT, meaning if they build a nuclear weapon they're WELL within the tenets of international law and meanwhile Israel holds a large arsenal of nukes which exist outside any treaties and which Israel to this day denies having.

All this despite the fact that Iran hasn't invaded a foreign country in 200 years and Israel occupies one of its' neighbours right now (Palestine), and also invaded and occupied ANOTHER neighbour for over 20 years (Lebanon). And it's Israel that is constantly shrieking that they'll have to attack Iran, and acting paranoid and belligerent.

So it's like Bizarro-world or something.
 
2012-09-16 09:43:18 AM  

S Gilmore L: Bomb them, bomb their cities, bomb the oil fields, bomb their ports, bomb them back into the stone age - and do the same to Israel, too. If the Middle East registers on the 'news worthy' scale in the next hundred years, then we didn't do our job. Fark them, no lie. The whole region dictates too much concern for any civilized country to be distracted by, if they can't learn to live together then Fark them, and if they can't learn diplomacy in the next hundred years then bomb them again. Repeat as necessary, ad infintum. Yeah, I'm mad, bro. The world is trying to live together (minus Best Korea, and a few other places). But these farkers in the ME are a nightmare concerning world peace, so kill them and try to be thorough, no lie.


Aside from having all that early human cultural historical significance there which means we'll never truly be able to let that region fly completely off the rails/go glass parking lot, you're forgetting about all the oil in that region that is utterly vital to run our technology.
 
2012-09-16 09:49:00 AM  

Science_Guy_3.14159: strikefighterconsultinginc.com

Rumored to be the flagship of the US/British Armada


Don't we all wish. Though some dude like Nick Fury running the whole show could be farking scary.
 
2012-09-16 09:49:58 AM  
Probably to keep Israel from protecting herself. Am I right or am I right?
 
2012-09-16 09:57:24 AM  

yelmrog: Tyranicle: whatshisname: Tyranicle: Why is the United States of America responsible for jewish intrests in Israel?

Because there's lots of Jewish voters in the US.

Jews make up between two to three percent of the American population. However, there are more jews in America than Israel. Roughly six million reside here while five million reside there.

Why don't we take all the Jews out of Israel and relocate them to Florida with the rest? Totally seems like a win-win. I mean, we put them back there (the middle east) in the first place, we can take'em back out, right?


I'm sad you didn't mention making this relocation compulsory and using cattle cars to do it (just to take the subtlety from the historical reference and further fark with our resident would-be "tyrant").
 
2012-09-16 09:57:26 AM  

mediablitz: malaktaus: So I assume you're in the military, then? I only ask because I was in the Army and I got shot fighting Muslims for no good reason, and it seems like whenever I hear sentiments like yours the person expressing them is a fat, balding middle-aged dimwit, a middle manager type, who wanted to serve in the military, honest to god, but it just didn't work out for some reason, imagine that.

6 years. 4 on submarines. fark off with your generalities. We aren't fixing ANYTHING by starting a farking world nuclear war.

You sound like a lying, never did shiat but breathe my air, dimwit. I don't believe you got shot. I don't believe you did shiat but biatch and moan.


Settle down, Beavis. Go back and reread that comment you're responding to. malaktaus was pretty clearly addressing atomicmask, not you.
 
2012-09-16 10:01:34 AM  

Crotchrocket Slim: yelmrog: Tyranicle: whatshisname: Tyranicle: Why is the United States of America responsible for jewish intrests in Israel?

Because there's lots of Jewish voters in the US.

Jews make up between two to three percent of the American population. However, there are more jews in America than Israel. Roughly six million reside here while five million reside there.

Why don't we take all the Jews out of Israel and relocate them to Florida with the rest? Totally seems like a win-win. I mean, we put them back there (the middle east) in the first place, we can take'em back out, right?

I'm sad you didn't mention making this relocation compulsory and using cattle cars to do it (just to take the subtlety from the historical reference and further fark with our resident would-be "tyrant").


No no no no no, not Florida, Missouri, where the Garden of Eden is located. That's the true promised land.
 
2012-09-16 10:07:28 AM  

Girion47: Crotchrocket Slim: yelmrog: Tyranicle: whatshisname: Tyranicle: Why is the United States of America responsible for jewish intrests in Israel?

Because there's lots of Jewish voters in the US.

Jews make up between two to three percent of the American population. However, there are more jews in America than Israel. Roughly six million reside here while five million reside there.

Why don't we take all the Jews out of Israel and relocate them to Florida with the rest? Totally seems like a win-win. I mean, we put them back there (the middle east) in the first place, we can take'em back out, right?

I'm sad you didn't mention making this relocation compulsory and using cattle cars to do it (just to take the subtlety from the historical reference and further fark with our resident would-be "tyrant").

No no no no no, not Florida, Missouri, where the Garden of Eden is located. That's the true promised land.


Damn dude, even Hitler had the compassion of killing off a bunch of people in his concentration camps. You're cold bro, cold.
 
2012-09-16 10:11:08 AM  
imageshack.us

All is lost! Iran has Ninjas!

Hot, Female Persian Ninjas!


/I'll be in my bunk
 
2012-09-16 10:30:58 AM  
ARMADA!!! of US and British naval power!!!!

The British component consists of four British minesweepers and the Royal Fleet Auxiliary Cardigan Bay, a logistics vessel. HMS Diamond, a brand-new £1billion Type 45 destroyer, one of the most powerful ships in the British fleet, will also be operating in the region.


Babe Ruth amd I hit a combined 714 home runs in the major leagues!
 
2012-09-16 10:39:05 AM  
"Freschel


2012-09-16 01:50:06 AM
It's been over 200 comments and still no Tatsume."


I think he got evicted last week.
 
2012-09-16 10:48:41 AM  

vygramul: Just Another OC Homeless Guy: vygramul: And WTF is a "ballistic missile cruiser"?


Google is your friend

Google doesn't seem to think such a thing exists either.


You know, I gotta say you're right. There are guided missile cruisers, and ballistic-missile-defense cruisers, but AFAIK no ballistic missile cruiser.

Good catch.
 
2012-09-16 11:05:19 AM  

Just Another OC Homeless Guy: vygramul: Just Another OC Homeless Guy: vygramul: And WTF is a "ballistic missile cruiser"?


Google is your friend

Google doesn't seem to think such a thing exists either.

You know, I gotta say you're right. There are guided missile cruisers, and ballistic-missile-defense cruisers, but AFAIK no ballistic missile cruiser.

Good catch.


We keep our ballistic missiles in the submarine fleet for good reason, skimmers can't be trusted with such things.
 
2012-09-16 11:24:05 AM  
Perfect Storm brewing here. I hope this doesn't turn out to be Bay of Pigs II, Electric Boogaloo.
 
2012-09-16 11:37:23 AM  

traylor: ArkAngel: So what will the name of the next war be?

Desert ________ ?

Sea storm.

Seriously, they should be watching for storms.


There is a strait involved. Somebody think of something more clever than "Strait Atcha".
 
2012-09-16 11:39:29 AM  
"Comments for this page are closed"

As is customary after posting the most poorly written and dubiously "researched" article of the week. When is Testicleface McSh*tbird going to keel over, finally?
 
2012-09-16 11:41:41 AM  
We're out of Iraq and getting out of Afturdistan. You can't expect the military-industrial types to sit around with their thumb up their asses whilst their revenue stream dries up. That really wouldn't make any sense.
 
2012-09-16 11:42:08 AM  

FlippityFlap: "Freschel


2012-09-16 01:50:06 AM
It's been over 200 comments and still no Tatsume."


I think he got evicted last week.


He's partying in the Rabbis Need Permission Slips to Suck the Blood Out of Mutilated Baby Penis thread.
 
2012-09-16 11:50:03 AM  

ArkAngel: So what will the name of the next war be?

Desert ________ ?



Desert Stop-me-if-you've-heard-this-one-before
 
2012-09-16 11:55:32 AM  
Mutilated Baby Penis would be an atrocious name for a band and I would throw Molotov cocktails at their concerts.
 
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