Friday, April 06, 2012

Gates of Vienna News Feed 4/6/2012

Gates of Vienna News Feed 4/6/2012A Navy fighter jet crashed into an apartment complex in Virginia Beach today, creating a fireball and causing the evacuation of the area. The pilot dumped his fuel to avoid an even larger explosion, and waited until the last second before ejecting, in order to steer the plane away from a nearby school. His efforts seem to have been successful, since as of this writing only five people on the ground were reported injured, none seriously. The two crew members on the plane ejected safely.

In other news, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights has called for an investigation into the killing of Trayvon Martin, the Florida teenager who was shot to death by a neighborhood watch volunteer back in February.

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Anonymous said...

I would like to bring to your attention that history means to look after all facts, nor only bringing one fact into public.

In the case of Islam, look how the history reveals the crusaders, what they did and how they beheaved.
Also look at Spain and how the Roman-Catholic did with the Jewish people.
Whereas in Islamic countries at this time Jewish people were highly respected for their wisdom and craftmanship.
Quite contrary in Europe under the rule of the Roman-Catholic they had nothing to laugh about and were usually put into special quarters and not allowed to work in their chosen fields. Only certain fields of craftmanship or other things like money lending, was allowed for them. Qhich is very much contrary to Islam rule where all people could do their jobs.

Look into history - not only one side.
Also to me you don't want to bring the real know history to the public.
However, This is very well know in history what I said above.

And I am a born Austrian and a born Roman-Catholic - to your knowledge.

babs said...

One month to the day ago my dear friend CAPT Carroll "Lex" LeFon (ret) was killed in a firey crash at NAS Fallon NV. He was flying "adversary" for the Navy's TOPGUN school in an Israeli made jet, the Kfir. Lex retired from the Navy about 3 years ago and eventually went to work for a private contractor that supplies adversary aircraft to the school. Lex was probably the greatest naval aviator in the United States at the pinnacle of his career. The reason this didn't make the msm is because he was a civilian at the time of his death. The stink is that he was landing under severe weather conditions under "instrument" control and the controller put him down on a taxiway rather than a runway. He crashed into a building at the end of a very short taxiway.
Now, another Navy crash and this time only a mile or so from my son's home in VA Bch. I feel so terribly sorry about this and I ask myself why is this happening again?

Anonymous said...

How the Crusaders behaved is not relevant to any contemporary discussion. The Crusades themselves were a result of horrific Muslim depredations of Christian pilgrims. Further more the whole Christian communities along the Mediterranean coast were being ransacked by Muslim and their people taken back and turned into slaves, which BTW went on until the 1800's. The Muslims earned the Crusades and a lot more through their being a enemy to all mankind.

As far as Muslim tolerance for Jews(or Christians)in Islamic lands. It's non existent. They are constant targets of persecution.

Anonymous said...

Anon of 8:12 am, you show your shallow knowledge of history by your article.Jews, Christians or any non-moslem in an Islamic country have always lived degraded half-lives.If a non-Moslem is useful to them, he will of course be treated as if he is an equal, if not they will not get the best out of him.Islam always uses infidel talents but no non-Moslem population lasts long in a Moslem country.It is a totally regressive,
destructive and unproductive cult.
You don't believe this because you don't WANT to believe it is that bad.It is.