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… A Real Deal Leader [#Jordan ‘ s King Abdullah II]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Thursday,November 17th,2016

.. talking about about guts , courage , and leadership ..

.. POTUS does not know the meaning of these words . His Most Excellent Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan exudes them …

.. the Jordanians have always tried to steer a middle – of – the – road [more or less ] moderate course in the Middle East . In many cases , Jordan has been a leader in the peacekeeping and peacemaking processes . So , they know what is required , and they walk the walk ..

.. [h/t — Twitchy.com]..
.. [link] to the blog post / tweets ..

.. Jordan has really been shaken by the cruel and barbaric murder of their fighter pilot hero by I.S.I.L . I.S.I.L. thought that by doing this that they would try to intimidate the Jordanians … Boy , are they ever wrong.

King Abdullah II (Jordan)

.. now , the Jordanians are taking a lead role in the war against ISIL . They are setting an example for other Arab nations to follow . By doing so , they are also sending the U.S. a stern message : …

.. remember the old adage — Lead , Follow , or Get the [Bleep] Out of the Way !! …

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… for Police to Do their Job Effectively [#leadership]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Wednesday,November 9th,2016

.. the politcal leadership of an entity [a city or a county] has to show courage and show the mantle of leadership …

.. the leaders cannot be weak . They cannot be political demagogues . They especially cannot throw their careers to the wants and needs of the ” mob .. ”

.. [h/t — Truthrevolt.org]..
.. [link] to the blog post ..

.. in Baltimore , you have not seen any of this , not at all . The people of the city and the city of Baltimore [as a whole] are going to suffer for the poor leadership and the lack of courage …

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… This Guy has Guts (Corey Brooks –> Illinois) [#Governor ‘ s Race]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Sunday,November 2nd,2014

.. this guy has not endorsed candidates before …

.. he is a first – time endorser , and who does he endorse ? …

.. you got it ! … Bruce Rauner [the GOP candidate] for Governor …

.. [h/t — theRightScoop.com]..
.. [link] to the blog post // video segment …

.. he is a pastor , a husband , a father , a black man , a role model , a community leader …

.. so what does he get for his troubles ? …

.. his church gets broken into , and he gets death threats …

.. and they call the DemoCrap party the party of peace and tolerance ?!?! Yeah , Right ….

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… A True Hero Nails and Shames POTUS …

Posted by paulfromwloh on Friday,May 16th,2014

… Senior Airman Brian Kolfage is a true American hero . He is a triple amputee , who survived horrific injuries in an IED attack in Iraq to make it home alive and intact , in a new kind of normal …

.. no one can really shame and hammer POTUS like a real American hero . Senior Airman Kolfage is one  of the true … to truly reflect his letter , I am going to reprint it in full …

.. [h/t — ijreview.com]

.. [link] to the letter …

.. he recently sent a letter to his former commander – in – chief : …

We embrace heroes in America. Senior Airman Brian Kolfage defines hero: the triple-amputee veteran of the Iraqi War overcame insurmountable odds to survive his horrific injuries. Kolfage recently sent a powerful – and damning – letter to his commander-in-chief:

I nearly died in a war that you and most of your colleagues supported overwhelmingly, including the two presidents who came before you. Many citizens may not agree with waging war in Iraq to free the oppressed Iraqi citizens, but it’s something that warriors like myself have zero control over. I joined to serve my country and to better my life. I’ve seen things that you could never imagine, and they have made me the person I am today.

Mr. Obama, even though we share extreme opposite views, we have one thing in common, we both attended school in Hawaii. However, that’s where the similarities end. You see, as you attended your exclusive, private school, I would ride my bike to Kaimuki High school in one of the roughest areas in Hawaii every morning and would ride past Punahou, the exclusive private school you attended.

I would notice the Bentleys, Maseratis, and fancy foreign cars that all the kids were dropped off in; wow it must have been extremely rough in Hawaii living that life, right? I could only imagine what it was like to have that kind of money.

Fortunately for you, not many people are aware of the school and the upper class citizens who attended it. The tuition to attend your exclusive, private school was more than it cost me to obtain a Bachelor’s degree in Architecture from the University of Arizona. You talk a big game when it comes to financial inequality, yet I’m quite sure you have no idea what it’s truly like to have sacrifice. You were one of the elitist children in Hawaii.

After High School, we each chose very different paths. You were able to attend Ivy League schools, and I sought out a military career in hopes of earning a degree. What we have in life as children usually sets the tone for what we will face later in life that will make us successful. I worked to get where I am today, and YOU WERE HANDED IT…Mr. Inequality.

I volunteered to go to Iraq on both of my deployments, and the second time I begged to go even after I wasn’t selected, which ultimately got me placed on the team where I would lose both legs and my dominant arm. I’ve never asked myself was losing 3 limbs in a war worth it, even though many Americans were against it.

I am frequently reminded of the many young Iraqi children who would beg me for water, food, and toys while I was stationed in Iraq. Children, who in all aspects made the poorest of poor American children look rich. You have no idea what it really means to be poor. It’s laughable that you, who would have no idea what it means to be poor would so frequently play the inequality card.

While I was in Iraq, our mission was to liberate the Iraqi citizens from a tyrant and that’s what we did. Never forget; it was your people who sent us there, like the Clintons, John Kerry, Nancy Pelosi & Carl Levin. However, since the day you busted onto the scene you’ve been talking about ending the war and pulling the troops out, not understanding the blood sweat and tears that so many Americans and Iraqi’sinvested.

And with complete disregard for every life sacrificed, every limb lost, and every broken family, you bailed on our mission to pursue an agenda that was completely centered on your re-election in 2012. If you didn’t bail on Iraq you were worried that you may not get reelected and that’s a fact.

Just before elections on Oct 11, 2012 you said “Al Qaeda is on the run and Osama bin Laden is dead.” Look at Iraq now; they are in shambles and the Al Qaeda flag is flying freely. Clearly, you’re unfit for duty as a Commander in Chief. You put your own agenda ahead of America’s agenda, and now you have single handedly ruined and destroyed nearly everything we gained in Iraq.

It clearly means nothing to you, because the only thing that you’ve personally invested in that country was a promise to bail on them. However, people like me gave limbs, friends have died, and we’ve watched families destroyed by war’s aftermath.

I’m not placing blame on you for the war, I’m placing blame on you for destroying what we’ve worked so hard to build. You’re not a leader, you’re a community organizer. A leader would have stood up regardless of the situation and put America’s agenda first and that is ensuring a secure Iraq even after 10 years of war. But, you placed Barack first, just as Robert Gates confirmed in his new book.

I can’t help but think of those poor kids who I gave water and toys to 11 years ago. They’re probably 15 or 16 years old now, and I can only imagine what it’s like for them to have their nation being torn apart yet again; all because of your poor leadership qualities.

Regardless of why we went to Iraq, its water under the bridge. We went there, we waged war, and we not only owed it to our KIA’s but we owed it to the citizens of Iraq. We invaded their country and turned it upside down, and you bailed on them. You bailed on our soldiers and you’ve wasted every death and every limb; it’s all for nothing. And to make matters worse, you blame others for your failures.

You’re just another elitist rich thug who’s pretended to live the rough life growing up in the inner-city. You’re only worried about your own agenda and furthering your party instead of taking care of Americans. Your inability to be a leader at some of the most critical points has caused both of our wars to fail.

You’ve been a joke to most of our veteran community and we have no faith in your ability to lead.

Senior Airman Ret Brian Kolfage USAF

Obviously, the courage of Senior Airman Brian Kolfage didn’t end on the battlefield. God bless this real American hero.

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… Anyone Wonder How the Police feel about Cell Phones ..

Posted by paulfromwloh on Thursday,May 1st,2014

.. especially nowadays ..

.. it used to be that these camera phones could not do all that much . Boy , over the last decade , especially with the emergence of the IPhone and newer technology , that has changed …

.. Drastically ..

.. Police Officers have had to learn to deal with dash cams . Fair Enough . The buggers are mounted on the dashes of their patrol cars . They help to protect them , as much as act as an insurance policy . Knowing that they are there reminds the police officer (besides one ‘ s conscience) that one has to always behave one ‘ s self …

.. now , the more modern cell phone ..

.. [h/t — PhotographyIsNotACrime.com]..
.. [link] to the post news & the cell phone a / v

.. this cop obviously is not thrilled about the cell phones that keep being pointed at her . Guys and Gals of the Police , as much as I am with you , get used to it . Those things are around , and are here to stay . They also have limited value , depending on the trial situation …

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… Pam Geller is Right ; the U.K. is wrong …

Posted by paulfromwloh on Monday,April 28th,2014

.. Pam Geller is one of the finest people around .

.. there are fewer than I can think of that have more spark and more courage and drive than she does . I can think of very few people that are more blunt and on point than she is …

.. see her latest column that she submitted for WorldNetDaily , and you will see why …

.. [h/t — PamelaGeller]..
.. [link] to the column ..

.. the text of the column ..

The first-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon jihad bombing was marked by a notable and predictable absence.

All the observances, commemorations and coverage studiously avoided mentioning why the attack happened in the first place: There was no mention of jihad. In all of the pomp, tribute, memorials and wall-to-wall coverage of this terrible anniversary, everyone from President Obama on down had a lot to say. A lot of nothing.

A lot of meaningless rhetoric and feel-good nonsense. Three people were murdered and more than 250 were wounded, many maimed for life – and on the first anniversary, the New York Times ran sympathy propaganda commiserating not with the victims, but with the jihad filth Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

An article headlined, “Marathon Bombing Suspect Waits in Isolation,” began this way: “He cannot mingle, speak or pray with other prisoners. His only visitors are his legal team, a mental health consultant and his immediate family, who apparently have seen him only rarely.” This holy warrior should have been sentenced to death by a military tribunal. This is moral inversion. Sick and depraved, the New York Times has sunk to an altogether new low. Is it any wonder that its circulation is in the tank and sinking fast? These creeps deserve to go out of business.

The restrictions on the movements of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are designated for those who pose the greatest threat to others. But the New York Times pooh-poohs that, because “there is little of substance to suggest that Mr. Tsarnaev, 20, and his brother Tamerlan were anything but isolated, homegrown terrorists.” So what? What difference does it make if they were waging jihad alone or with a group?

They blew up the Boston Marathon, targeting thousands of families. They are part of the global jihad. The New York Times has really gone over to the dark side. And it is not alone. The city of Boston paid “solemn tribute” last Tuesday to the victims of the bombing. But as is shown by the cancellation of an honorary degree that was to be awarded to Ayaan Hirsi Ali at Brandeis, one of the city’s leading universities, as well as by the city’s refusal to run the counter-jihad ads of my organization, the American Freedom Defense Initiative, or AFDI, Boston has not yet faced the full reality of what happened there on April 15, 2013.

President Obama said at the “solemn tribute”: “One year later, we also stand in awe of the men and women who continue to inspire us.” Standing in awe of innocent people who were casualties in a jihad attack is meaningless. Neither he nor anyone else said anything about the ideology that motivates this global war against freedom. And his vice president rivaled Obama’s empty rhetoric. Joe Biden said: “We are America, we own the finish line.” What does that even mean? Hey Biden, they bombed the finish line. And even worse than that, Biden told survivors of the bombing that “it was worth it.” He said: “Even though I’m not a Boston fan, I love you guys, man.”

Not a Boston fan? People were killed, and he is talking about sports? And then he added, “My God, you have survived and you have soared. … it was worth it. I mean this sincerely, just to hear each of you speak.” America elected this clown and his jihadophilic boss.

Imagine if a Republican ever uttered such words. But it’s a Democrat, so the enemedia don’t even cover it. They don’t have a single word to say about it. But worse than that is the fact that even after people are blown to bits on an American city street, we still refuse to discuss the identity, motives and goals of the enemy. We are farther back now than we were before Sept. 11. Every time I hear “Boston Strong,” I cringe. Sorry, but this defeatism and fear is anything but strong. Refusal to name the enemy is anything but strong. Not daring to speak its name is not strong. It’s surrender.

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… Thank You Nick Searcy !! [#GosnellMovie endorsement]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Friday,April 25th,2014

.. many of you know Nick Searcy for his acting on ” Justified ” on FX (I think) . I know him better from the crotchety security chief on the sci – fi adventure from a decade ago , entitled ” Seven Days . ”

.. not many Hollywood actors these days take loud public stands . Even fewer take those stands on moral issues on which they have strong moral stands . These folks avoid that stuff like the plague . Not Nicholas Searcy ..

.. In this case , it is a fundraiser for the movie , to be titled ” Gosnell . ” It is either to be a 2 to 3 hour TV movie , or possibly a 4 hour miniseries , about the actions and the story of the horrors of the now – infamous mass murderer and abortionist defrocked former Dr. Kermit Gosnell . He ran that hellhole of an abortion clinic just outside suburban Philadelphia for years , and got away with making many people ‘ s lives a living hell , ending the brief lives of many innocents . Even more tragic was the gross lack of media coverage of the trial , and the results thereof …

.. I heartily support this movie , Nick Searcy , and his fundraising effort . if you wish to contribute , go to : …GosnellMovie.com . It is a movie that is being produced by Phelim McAleer and his friends . It is Phelim ‘ s YouTube ad that I am hoping that you will go to see this very worthy contribution by Nick . He has guts . May God Bless everyone involved so that this movie can be made …

.. [h/t — YouTube]..

.. [link] to the Nick Searcy speech … (it is a little less than 2 minutes , so it is not long) (please , go to watch it ! )

.. A big thank you ! to independent fundraising outfit IndieGogo for aiding greatly in this effort …

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… Ayann Hirsi Ali responds [#Brandeis Cowardice]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Friday,April 18th,2014

.. may God in Heaven bless her .

.. what an amazing and courageous woman . Boy , has she done so much …

.. [h/t — WashingtonFreeBeacon]..
.. [link] to the interview footage …

.. I would hope that Brandeis would reverse its decision . Unfortunately , especially with C.A.I.R. floating around , haunting them , I do not expect it to happen …

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… It Takes Courage …

Posted by paulfromwloh on Thursday,April 17th,2014

.. and , Rush , I do not believe it …

.. people are afraid to tell other people what they think and what they feel . They need to have faith . They need to show faith in other people . They need to have courage ! …

.. [h/t — NiceDeb]..
.. [link] to the RushLimbaugh show footage …

.. be honest , and be blunt …. but , be diplomatic . It does work .

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… The ” Intolerant ” Left …

Posted by paulfromwloh on Tuesday,April 15th,2014

.. oh , yeah , right …

.. just ask Julie Boonstra ..

.. Julie who ? …

.. [h/t — theGatewayPundit]..
.. [link] to the news report ..

.. Julie Boonstra is the brave Michigan woman , the one who is currently fighting cancer . She had her health insurance turned upside – down by ObamaCrapCare , and decided to fight back . She decided to participate in an Americans  for Prosperity issue ad campaign in her home state of Michigan against U.S. Senate candidate [and current Congresscritter] Gary Peters . Peters is one who naturally voted for ObamaCrapCare , and now wants a promotion .

.. So , what is the reaction of the ” Intolerant ” Left ? Hate mail and death threats , in general . Death wishes , in particular . How sick is that ??

.. May God Bless You Julie Boonstra , and keep you at peace in your fight …

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… Islamophobic My Ass …

Posted by paulfromwloh on Thursday,April 3rd,2014

.. this film and this clip (both of which were released) are a true groundbreaking exposé of the horrendous problem in the Arab World … and even here in  the Americas (both here in the United States , and in Canada) … the gawd awful horror of honor killings …

… these women have bravely fought the good fight to bring this story to the screen … and now , C.A.I.R. (the Council on American – Islamic Relations) is trying to shut it down …

.. why ? .. because they call it Islamophobic … As I put it in my title , the video and movie are anything but Islamophobic …

.. how can people do such a thing ? Basically , the ” honor ” system is nothing but the enslavement of women …

.. [h/t — HonorDiaries]..

.. [link] to their website ..

.. [h/t — YouTube]

.. [link] to an Extended Clip …

.. [link] to the movie itself

.. you should see the website , and the film trailer . When and if possible , buy the film from the ITunes store , or attend a screening in your local community . These folks deserve your support , and C.A.I.R. should be ashamed of itself for trying to silence screenings on college campuses … In the old days , that might have worked , but now ?? … in the internet age , that cannot work , it will not work , it must not work  ….

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… Bravo to a Brave Mother …

Posted by paulfromwloh on Monday,February 24th,2014

.. you all have to watch this .

.. this is a young mother in Detroit (yes , she is black) . She has 2 young children at home . These three young punks (one of whom is armed) invade her home . Not for long ….

.. Mom is armed with a shotgun . She is also an expert shot . She shot to warn , not to wound or kill . You get to watch these three toughs go hasta la vista bye – bye real fast when they face off with her ….

.. her home has a home security system , with security cameras . It is the security cameras that capture the action …

.. the punks are lucky . They are alive and uninjured . They are also now in jail ….

.. Bravo to a brave woman !! …

.. [h/t — HotAir]..
.. [link] to the action footage / news report

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… What was Maria Conchita Alonso thinking ?? …

Posted by paulfromwloh on Tuesday,January 28th,2014

.. my guess is that she was and is thinking …

.. of freedom , liberty , and the pursuits of happiness .

.. She is a Cuban – American . She well knows what the Castroite dictatorship is and what it stand for , and what it does not stand for . She knows what her old political persuasion [likely Democrat] these days works with the people who stand with Fidel and Rauol , with Maduro , et al . in South American , and those who enslave humanity .

..God Bless You , Maria , and your courage to speak your mind and your heart …

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