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Iraqi Journalist throws shoe at “shoe thrower”

Remember the world heroe, Muntazer al-Zaidi, the reporter that threw his shoes at Mr.George W. Bush? Well, he was recently in Paris and during a press conference some Iraqi guy threw his shoe at Muntazer. This cool dude in a suit comes up and socks him one in the face and then another before he is pulled away and then he was basically on his own, he didn’t get arrested I assume.

Anyway, here is the video. As to the validity of this one, I think its real. The Al-Zaidi shoe throwing incident has too many kinks for me to call it legitimate, I think that one was just for publicity. This one is for realzzz!

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Iraqi Journalist Throws Shoes at George W.Bush?

To much of my surprise I saw, on Yahoo, the above title (minus the questions mark). The story goes, George W.Bush makes a surprise visit to Iraq. During a press conference with Iraqi president (I don’t know his name) a Journalist throws both of his shoes at the President. The President ducked and was NOT hit by either shoe. No one was injured during this fiasco. 

 

As all of you probably know my anti-New World Order attitude, it only seems natural for me to debunk this. I am, and I think you will be pleased with the results. 

 

Before we start I want everyone to see the real thing so here is a video.  The captions in the video are what the journalist is saying during his rampant shoe throwing.

 

Now let me show you the flaws with this whole scenario and why this was all an act…..a rehearsed act. Just like the Bin Laden Videos. 

 

Mr.Bush, Just seconds before a Journalist throws two shoes at him.

Mr.Bush, Just seconds before a Journalist throws the first of two shoes at him.

Mr.Bush, Just milliseconds before a Journalist throws two shoes at him.

Mr.Bush, Just milliseconds before a Journalist throws the second of two shoes at him.

 

Now lets skip to the more exciting part. While the shoe is actually making its way over Mr.Bush’s head.

 

 

Mr. Bush, while the first of two shoes comes over his head.

Mr. Bush, while the first of two shoes comes over his head.

 

 

 

Let us analyze the first flaw in this act. 

 

 

"How is Bush able to duck, yet the Iraqi president can't react?"

"How is Bush able to duck, yet the Iraqi president can't react?"

 

 

How is Bush able to swiftly duck, yet the Iraqi president can barely react? That “shoe” is a sandal, which carries significantly less mass which means significantly less velocity. 

 

 

The second shoe is flying over Bush's head.

The second shoe is flying over Bush's head.

 

Now the flaws.

 

 

"The Iraqi President has yet to offer a believable reaction."

"The Iraqi President has yet to offer a believable reaction."

 The Iraqi President has yet to offer a believable reaction. Unwillingly, extending your arm is in no way protecting the president nor changing the trajectory of the sandal. 

 

 

 

Seconds after Bush nearly get hit in the head by two shoes thrown by a journalist.

Seconds after Bush nearly get hit in the head by two shoes thrown by a journalist.

 

 

Now the flaws of this image.

 

 

Bush shoos a security guard after the guard comes to his aid.

Bush shoos a security guard after the guard comes to his aid.

You may need to watch the video again to spot this one. Mr.Bush actually shoos the guard away as the guard comes to his aid. 

 

Now I want to talk about the key area in this video. It is the whole back half of the room. Here is an untouched picture with no visual aid from me. Pay attention to the back half of the room. Just think, what is missing?

 

 

Pay attention to the back half.

Pay attention to the back half.

Do you know what’s wrong?  well, here are the answers. 

 

 

 

 

 

The chandelier is in the way of the sandal throw.

The chandelier is in the way of the sandal throw.

First off, their are no security guards behind the president or on either side. There isn’t even anyone sitting at the desk to the left. Here’s why, Judging by the  reflections of the chandelier  off the wall and desk, the chandelier is directly or approximately under the desk and in line with Bush and the Iraqi president. To be honest I’ve never seen the president, or any president, talk at a podium at the FAR right of a room and skip the middle. If Mr.Bush and the Iraqi president were in the middle of the room, like they were suppose to be, and the guards were near the president, like they were suppose to be, The sandal would have hit the chandelier and all havoc would wreak. Pieces of chandelier would be everywhere and the president could have been injured. 

If you look at the chandeliers height, based on reflection, it is right in-line with the door which is at a safe guess of 7ft. Assuming that the president is an  average height of 6ft that makes the chandelier only 1 foot higher than the presidents head. 

Instead of catastrophe, the sandals quietly slam into the wall behind and guards suspiciously run out from the door on the side of the wall behind the president. It took a whopping 7 seconds for the guards to reach the president from that back room as well as the guard that had to stagger over people. According to my calculations if the journalist had a standard hand gun, he could have got off 9 to 11 shots in that same period of 7 seconds. The last time the secret service was not around the president was during John F.Kennedy’s deadly drive through Dallas. 

 

All comments and opinions welcome.

 

First 2008 Presidential Debate (Full Video), McCain vs. Obama

Here is the full video of the First 2008 Presidential debate. Courtesy of C-Span.

 

USA .vs China – The Olympic Games will be a dog fight!!

The Olympic games will be a dog fight, a dog fight to the bitter end. Many will enter, few will triumph and so little will rise above the rest. Many will come to have their dreams both fulfilled and smashed to pieces. This is the only time where politics are not to be heard and the world comes together to compete. We set our differences aside and push our bodies to the limit, but to prove what?

To prove that one country is better than the other? One country is stronger, more focused than the other? It seems that every Olympics becomes a battle ground for bitter rivals. Politics to get involves, instead of embracing each other and congratulating the better competitor for holding the precious medal we turn our heads and train for the next competition. It becomes a race to see who wins more medals.

I don’t really care anyway because I like it. It makes for good enjoyment to see USA and China duke it out like we did with Russia back in the day. I think we still have a cold eye for Russia. I will be posting up-to-date, how many medals the USA and China won so stay in touch!

And now that I am the most famous person in the world I would like to congratulate China and the USA for winning medals this Olympics. I also want to congratulate South Korea, Netherlands, and anyone else who won a medal for winning a medal.

Australia ends Iraq combat operations!!

“SYDNEY, Australia – Australia, a staunch U.S. ally and one of the first countries to commit troops to the war in Iraq five years ago, ended combat operations there Sunday.” – Yahoo News

“Soldiers lowered the Australian flag that had flown over Camp Terendak in the southern Iraqi city of Talil. The combat troops were expected to return to Australia over the next few weeks, with the first of them arriving home Sunday.” – Yahoo News

Well, I guess its a step in the right direction, eh? I just hope that Great Britain will follow and then maybe the U.S.A. We can only hope.

“The move fulfills a campaign promise by Prime Minister Kevin Rudd, who was swept into office in November largely on the promise that he would bring home the country’s 550 combat troops by the middle of 2008. Rudd has said the Iraq deployment made Australia more of a target for terrorism.” – Yahoo News

Bushes earned $923,807 last year, Cheneys made $3 million

The federal tax bill for President Bush and his wife: $221,635. That’s how much the Bushes owed on their adjusted gross income of $923,807 for the year 2007, according to a joint return released Friday. The Bushes have paid $203,894 so far, which means they’ll need to break out the checkbook — they owe the government $17,741. – Yahoo News

It kinda makes me sick that the President can owe money to the Government and pay it when ever he wants, but if I owed the Government $17,741, wasn’t rich or Jewish, then they would be after me like crazy.

Their income total includes a $150,000 advance received by Laura Bush for the children’s book she co-authored with her daughter, Jenna. Bush’s salary as president is about $400,000. – Yahoo News

Ok, now for the disturbing part.

The White House also reported that Vice President Dick Cheney and his wife, Lynne, had an adjusted gross income of $3.04 million in 2007.

The Cheneys owed $602,651 in federal taxes on that income. They have paid $466,165 through withholdings and estimated tax payments, and will pay the remaining $136,486 upon filing their tax return. – Yahoo News

I’ve never, ever, ever seen a “VICE” President make more (let alone $3.04 million) money than a President. No wonder Dick Cheney is nowhere to be found, that idiot is out making money while all of us Americans are stuck with no jobs, high gas prices, and an economy so bad that even Canada is laughing at us. Thanks a lot Dick, thanks so much your a real benefit to society, your Halliburton oil, money hungry, company in Suadi Arabia, Iraq, and Libya are really benefiting society.

The vice president’s salary is about $212,000.

The Cheneys owed $602,651 in federal taxes on that income. They have paid $466,165 through withholdings and estimated tax payments, and will pay the remaining $136,486 upon filing their tax return. – Yahoo News

Why I Think The 2008 Election Will be Rigged!

*Updated Version* Written sept 23, 2008

Okay, I updated this to reflect the current time, Mr.Bush had “hot dogs” with McCain along time ago. Anyway, I think it is all apparent that the election WILL be rigged this time around(just see the comments). I think the question is why.

Why? you ask….Why will the election be rigged? I think I need not say much. Oil, war, Russia, Iran, Iraq, Terrorism.

These words are all that should utter from my keyboard and you shall immediately perceive my conception. It’s very simple any human being (republicans excluded of course) can see that if Barrack obama is president all or most of the top will be gone. Everything that republicans worked for, lied for, cheated, falsified. All of it will be gone years of work, trillions spent. They spend tens of billions of dollars a month on stupid nonsense wars, do you honestly think that they will not spend a dime in rigging the election?

The past two elections were rigged, the first one with Al Gore — A problem with the voting in Florida. The second with John Kerry, a problem with the voting in Ohio. Never in the history of ever did two elections in a row turn out to have some sort of problem with the votes. If that happens this year I will go crazy. Mark my words, “Barrack Obama will not become president of these United States of America do to a lurid rigging of the elections. It is absolutely farcical that they can do such a thing not once, but twice and now attempt to do it again.

This one is for you Mr.Mcain, you will never win. The American people are smarter, they will figure out and when your fatuous, foolish, half-witted, harebrained, idiotic, imbecilic, inane, jerky, moronic, nonsensical, stupid, unwise, weak-minded, witless, balmy, cockeyed, appalling, atrocious, awful, plans unravel in the perspicacious eyes of the American people and the world–you’ll get what’s coming.

Yet, the most disturbing part of this whole predictable scenario is that Palin will be the president not Mr.McCain and I think you all know what I mean by that. Sarah Palin is the most inexperienced utterly despicable excuse for a vice president I have ever seen. She walks up on stage says a few stupid jokes that aren’t even funny and all of a sudden everyone is buying her glasses. This is a serious time and if she wants to be a comedian then she should go on youtube where all the shoddy comedians go.

Original article (bellow) written March 27, 2008

So, why do I think the 2008 election will be rigged in John McCains favor? Well, right now their are three strong reasons why I think it will definitely be rigged.

1) George W. Bush endorses John McCain. [and we all know what happened when George W. Bush cheated, even the Canadians were surprised that we picked Bush again, but guess what…..We didn’t pick him!]

2) George W. Bush invited him for “Hot Dogs” at the White House. [What people don’t know is that Bush inviting McCain over for “Hot Dogs” really means lets talk about how your going to cheat to win the election so me and Dick Cheney can pass commands through you so we can get what we want.]

3) ” McCain meets Brown in Downing St” this is a headline, from BBC. John McCain visited the UK Prime Minister to talk about Iraq and stuff. [Whats the point of talking to the Prime Minister about the Iraq war if your not even sure your going to win the elections? Exactly! He knows darn well that he already won the elections in 2008 and George W. Cheat…..I mean George W. Bush reassured him of that. Mark my words JOHN MCCAIN WILL WIN THE 2008 ELECTION IN NOVEMBER.

Barrack Obama and Hillary Clinton are just waisting their time. They should just quit and give it to him now.

Don’t get me wrong, I don’t like McCain I am simply telling the truth through past experience.

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