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Arson against Joplin Missouri mosque grossly under-reported in US press

The Joplin mosque was set on fire and its worshippers victimized twice in five weeks, though officials have yet to declare the second fire to be arson. See: Joplin mosque members encouraged by support. Why the cause has not been determined is as curious as why the Waldo Canyon blaze's cause right outside Colorado Springs has yet to be determined, though Teller county had countless efforts at arson during the immediate days before that blaze. The total of contributions to rebuilding the mosque is reported by the Joplin press to have the day before yesterday reached $250,000 though, which is an encouraging sign for our country that there are still some people who rally to such a cause. With all the US government wars against Muslim countries, the hate crimes are certainly bound to continue. And that is a sad reality. Muslims and Sikhs are just two other religious groups not too far different than the Christian ones when you get right down to it. The hate flowing from the USA USA meat-head set is just so damn stupid.

Arson most likely cause of Waldo Canyon Fire?

The Teller County area reported of 20 attempted arsons in the few days just before the fire began in Waldo Canyon. As a result, as Manitou Springs is evacuated and the fire moves over Rampart Ridge and eastward, many are beginning to discuss this issue of possible arson being the most likely cause of this one fire, though the news reporting has so far mainly tried to snuff out almost all reporting anything about this possibility/ probability. They don't want to whip the general public up into a total frenzy... perhaps? There are a lot of angry and hurt people that are unemployed and homeless these days... young and without possibilities. Is this fire one example of possible economic 'blowback' developing and beginning to happen across our country? Angry and economically demoralized people setting fires intentionally.... over and beyond the usual number of arsons being done in past years? It is a definite possibility. People who are shafted by society often tend to shaft society back in return.

Did Kyle Lawrence represent Occupy CS, as its attention-hangers-on assert?

COLO. SPRINGS-- Poor Kyle. Not only is the newly suspected-arsonist in a hospital burn unit with third degree burns, but his until-recent colleagues are now laughing at his clumsiness and are belittling his motives. "What did his vandalism accomplish?" --his advice-givers ask, as if sensing a teaching-moment for their Youtube viewers. Well, if Kyle Lawrence INTENDED to burn down a civic justice building, as his cohort alleges, he accomplished THAT. You can't take that away from him, you polemically-challenged pedants! But my ire has more to do with why you attention-divas rushed out with public musings at all, drawing the media's attention to Kyle's participation with the early Occupy gathering in Acacia Park. Kyle Lawrence, age 22, passed through what became Occupy Colorado Springs like many a disaffected outcast. He carried no responsibility as founder, organizer or strategist, and as it turned out, bore most resemblance to the many itinerants with criminal records that abound in homeless populations. Not that there's anything wrong with that, but of course the local media are going to revel in associating lawbreakers with OCS. Why be the direct conduit? Would the local media have made the Kyle Lawrence connection on its own? Maybe. But certainly not, I'll allege, with the bells and whistles provided by people pretending to have the inside dirt on Occupy. You've insinuated that other occupiers harbor felonious intentions, pretending that you left OCS as a result. What self-aggrandizing poppycock! Can you be both insiders and outsiders? Begone then, you cretinous sound-backbiters! Presuming you thought your were stepping up to some moral obligation, I'll ask this: Do spokespeople for OCS need to make a public statement repudiating Kyle Lawrence's arson? That's certainly a local strain of the nonviolence pedagogical virus. In my opinion, absolutely not. The act Kyle committed was a crime -- what's that got to do with Occupy? OCS doesn't condone crime. To address it implies that crime bears some relation to OCS actions. It doesn't. Who is held to be in favor of rape, robbery or murder just because they don't publicly repudiate it? That's nonsense. Repudiating anti-societal behavior is a trap, actually, to extract the menace from protest movements. Get a disgruntled populace to repudiate all forms of self defense and they'll police themselves. To ineffectualness, ideally. Mass demonstrations aren't met by riot police in order to prevent riots, the deployment of police is meant as a deterrent to the people's will to assemble. Our freedom of assembly is guaranteed by right because our landlords will constantly scheme to ensure we not practice it. Demonstrations large enough, and giving off an air of sufficient stamina, are what it takes to effect government policy. Toothless crowds, not at all. This differential is quite obviously seen in the abundant effort to keep occupiers from using tents. Daily protests don't gather steam. Occupations threaten to give them momentum. Oh, famously --I think mythically-- toothless determination can combat segregation, but it's never produced regime change or any reform having to do with money, especially at

Blaming 9/11 on the Qu’ran is like blaming the Civil War on Slaves

Or blaming the Crucifixion on Judaism. In other words, bullshit. But I do know people who are Southern, Christian, White... like the Pastor in Florida... who actually DO blame Judaism for the Passion and who blame the Civil War not on Slavery, but on the slaves themselves. So go ahead, Pastor, get your Ignorant Damn Bigoted Ku Klux TeaTard "christian warrior" MORONS all frothing at the mouth, burning books, maybe you'll convince some of the stupid bastards to lynch people for you. AMERICANS whether you or your IDIOT Party have enough courage to allow us the title, or even admit that we and all your other HATE SPEECH targets are Human Beings. Tell the Bloodthirsty Mob that GOD, Himself, Ordained you to tell them to go out and Burn, destroy and above all KILL in His name. You've already gotten your Demented Disciples to burn a community center in Murfreesboro Tennessee, your Rabid Leaders Sarah Palin and Glenn Beck have incited at least one Racist Bigotry Inspired Murder in the past two weeks. A cab driver who didn't grovel to the Haters and beg their forgiveness for something done by somebody else. YOU, Pastor, and your Hate Speech Comrades like Palin, Beck, Limbaugh, Malkin, Geller, Ollie North, Gunny Bob Newman, are guilty by your own standard of judgment. YOU condemn a Billion people on the basis that they shared the same religion with people accused of murder. People, who unlike YOU and YOUR Killer Koward Komrades on FOX and Hate-Speech Radio, did NOT actively incite or inflame or even support the bombing of the idolatrous Temple of Monetary Imperialism. If I were to judge on YOUR retarded standards, I'd go around murdering anybody displaying the Confederate Hate-Flag or any indication of being TeaBags, burning their homes and churches the way YOU and YOUR Retarded Comrades have urged your followers to do. Further, somebody could justify by YOUR Retarded judgment of guilt, slaughter anybody with a light complexion or a Stupid Smirk on his Piggy Face like the portrait you posed for. Every bit the haughty Arrogant Racist Klansman, aren't you, Pastor? The PEOPLE you're so presumptuously sending your Followers to murder are AMERICANS and that, sir, makes YOU and all of your Ku Klux Komrades Anti-American Terrorists.

Animal Liberation Lone Wolf betrayed by ATF informant, literature and tattoo

Pardon the delay, but when an activist is arrested for the literature he's carrying, I've got to find that material. 34-year-old Walter Edmund Bond was arraigned today for setting the Denver Sheepskin Factory fire in May. ATF agents report that in his knapsack was a tract entitled Declaration of War: Killing People to Save the animals and the Environment The ATF alleges his copy was subtitled: Strike a Match, Light a Fuse, We Only Have the Earth to Lose. Bond was arrested after an informant taped him confessing to being the "Lone Wolf" who took credit on an Animal Liberation Front website. In the meantime, media outlets have linked Bond to a 1977 conviction for arson, failing to note he would have served the time as a toddler. (Turns out "1977" was a typo.) This story makes me sad, because as much as direct action now requires a culture of secrecy, and as renegade as "Lone Wolf" may have been, if it was Bond, what happened reminds us that wolves are in fact a social animal like we, and every ideologically driven person needs to seek out like-minded comrades. While it was probably a foregone conclusion that the Sheepskin Factory fire was set to make a statement about animal rights, today's media requires that someone take the credit. Lone Wolf's online post performed that protocol, and that should have been that. Doubtless it's hard to recruit allies for future projects without wanting to claim a resume of past deeds. And what's to stop everyone from pretending to have been there? The certainty with which the ATF ties Walter Bond to the fire is built on his bragging to a friend. His choice of reading material, or tattoos, corroborates the subject of his interest, equally likely what he would brag about, and not his actual culpability. The Smoking Gun has obtained the full affidavit submitted by ATF Special Agents Rennie Mora, which details a call received by fellow agent Christopher Forkner. Someone who hadn't talked to Walter Bond since the suspect was 22, called the ATF to relate a phone call he/she received from Bond in late June. Asked what he'd been up to lately, Bond referred "Informant CI-01" to the website voice of the voiceless and directed her/him to scroll down to the "Denver Sheepskin fire." There "ALF Lone Wolf" had posted an explanation for why he'd targeted the business. Concluded the informant: "that's what he had been up to." The informant then called the authorities, the ATF claims, because of fears firefighters might be endangered by future fires the suspect might light. The affidavit also mentions that the informant passed on photographs of Bond to the ATF. At the direction of the ATF, Informant CI-01 contacted Bond in Utah. Though Bond had called initially from "a phone at a Salt Lake City public library," the affidavit offers no details about how the informant reached Bond. The informant suggested Bond travel to Denver and meet at a Ramada Inn on East Colfax, where their conversation

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