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Saturday, October 24, 2009

STRIP CLUB TESTIMONY by Kelly Holsopple a stripper and former prostitute who makes good, changes her name and she is now an attorney for one of the largest Forclosure mills in Plantation Florida, how about that !


Kelly Holsopple, Plaintiff, vs. WHISPER, Inc., Evelina Giobbe, and Mary Madden, Defendants; complaint filed in Hennepin County District Court June 26, 1997. Plaintiff states and alleges as follows:

Defendant WHISPER [Women Hurt in Systems of Prostitution Engaged in Revolt] provides community education on prostitution as a form of systematic violence against women and children, and assists women in escaping systems of prostitution by providing social services to them.

Plaintiff Kelly Holsopple is a former prostitute and stripper. She first became a client of WHISPER when she attended a Radical Education and Support Group facilitated by Evelina Giobbe in the fall of 1992.

Plaintiff, Kelly Holsopple, quit stripping on Sept. 21, 1994. Her motivation to quit included her admiration of Defendant Giobbe’s work for prostitutes, her desire to do similar work, and Defendant Giobbe’s promise

STRIP CLUB TESTIMONY by Kelly Holsopple a stripper and former prostitute who makes good, changes her name and she is now an attorney for one of the largest Foreclosure mills in Plantation Florida, how about that !

The Freedom and Justice Center for Prostitution Resources: A Program of the Volunteers of America of Minnesota 2825 East Lake Street, Minneapolis MN 55406


The purpose of this paper is to investigate women's experiences in stripclubs and to describe the activities in stripclubs from the women's point of view. The format approach is collective story narrative with the author as part of the collective voice. The research was inspired by the author’s (Kelly Holsopple) experiences in stripping over the course of thirteen years. The author’s intention is to examine the conditions of stripclubs by describing the fundamental way stripclubs are organized. The description features bar activities focused on stripper-customer interactions; survey data on sexual violence in stripclubs; and women's thoughts on stripping.

Stripclubs are popularly promoted as providing harmless entertainment and as places where respectful men go to watch and talk to women (Reed 1997). Stripclub customers are described as normal men who use stripclubs to avoid adultery and therefore find a safe outlet for their sexual desires in balance with their marital commitments (Reed 1997). In contrast, stripclubs are criticized for being environments where men exercise their social, sexual, and economic authority over women who are dependent on them and as places where women are treated as things to perform sex acts and take commands from men (Ciriello 1993).


Stripclubs are organized according to gender and reflect gender power dynamics in greater society. "Gendered spaces are social arenas in which a person’s gender shapes the roles, statuses, and interpersonal dynamics and generates differential political and economic outcomes and interaction expectations and practices" (Ronai, Zsembik, and Feagin 1997:6). Stripclubs are more specifically organized according to gender inequality, which is perpetuated by gendered spaces and consequently sexualized (Ronai, et al 1997). The typical stripclub scenario displays young, nude or partially nude women for fully clothed male customers (Thompson and Harred 1992).

The entire analysis of stripclubs is located within the context of men’s domination over women. When organizations are produced in the context of the structural relations of domination, control, and violence, they reproduce those relations (Hearn 1994). These organizations may also make explicit use of gendered forms of authority with unaccountable and unjustifiable authority belonging to men (Hearn 1994). The stripclub elicits and requires direct expressions of male domination and control over women (Prewitt 1989).


In order to dominate or control and secure men’s domestic, emotional and sexual service interests, male dominated institutions and individual men utilize violence (Hanmer 1989). Violence against women is identified as physical, sexual, emotional, verbal, and representational, but all violence from men against women should be understood as sexual violence (Hearn 1994). The concept of a continuum is useful when discussing sexual violence, especially in stripclubs. Continuum is defined as a basic characteristic underlying many different events and as a series of elements or events that pass into one another (Kelly 1987). The common underlying element in stripclubs is that male customers, managers, staff, and owners use diverse methods of harassment, manipulation, exploitation, and abuse to control female strippers.

Data for this research was obtained through interviews, a survey, and the researcher’s (Kelly Holsopple) participant observation while involved in stripping (Hamel 1993). Women in this study stripped in the local stripclubs in the Midwest metropolitan area where the researcher lives, in local nightclubs in the same area, in metropolitan and rural stripclubs and nightclubs across the United States, at private parties, in peep shows, and in saunas. The stripclubs featured a variety of attractions including topless dancing, nude dancing, table dancing, couch dancing, lap dancing, wall dancing, shower dancing, and bed dancing. In addition, some clubs had peepshows, female boxing and wrestling with customers, offered photographs of the dancers, or hired pornography models and actresses as headliners.


The study was conducted in two phases. In 1994, I, (Kelly Holsopple), conducted free-flowing qualitative interviews for one to four hours each with forty-one women while I was still involved in stripping and compiled participant observer notes about the activities in stripclubs. The women ranged in age from nineteen to forty years old and were involved in stripping from three months to eighteen years. All of the women identified themselves as Caucasian.

In 1996, I, (Kelly Holsopple), proceeded to design a twenty-six question survey according to themes derived from the interviews to investigate sexual violence in stripclubs. My long-time involvement in the strip industry allowed an association with strippers that was invaluable for administering in-depth surveys regarding sensitive issues. The surveys were administered face-to-face to insure the information was indeed from the women in stripping. Again, the surveys and consequent discussions lasted from one to four hours. Many women explained that they had never talked about their experiences so extensively because no one had ever asked them the right questions. Participants were asked to say whether they had experienced different abusive and violent actions in the stripclub, to estimate how often each action happened, and then to identify which men associated with the stripclub perpetrated the action. The categories of men were defined as customer, owner, staff, and manager. Since I exited stripping, snowball sampling was employed to recruit the eighteen participants for the survey. Participants in the survey were asked to pass on postcards to other women. The range of ages was eighteen to thirty-five years old. The age of entry into stripping ranged from fifteen to twenty-three years old, with a mean age of eighteen years and ten months. The length of time the women in this study were involved in stripping ranged from three months to eighteen years with an average length of six years and seven months.


Women predominantly identified themselves as Caucasian. Only one woman identified herself as Hispanic. Twelve of the women described their sexual orientation as heterosexual, two as lesbian, and four as bisexual. The survey data was analyzed on the Statistical Program for Social Sciences. After the data was compiled, a focus group of 4 women currently in stripping and with no prior association with the study positively evaluated the relevancy of the study and approved the collective story, more form this sourse (Kelly Holsopple)..........

Justice for Georgann Lee Smith in Sarasota Fl, Ex-Con Delmer Smith III Raped And Beat Georgann Lee Smith To Death With A Baseball Bat, Delemr Smith Is A Serial Rapist.


Justice for Georgann Lee Smith in Sarasota Fl, Ex-Con Delmer Smith III Raped And Beat Georgann Lee Smith To Death With A Baseball Bat, Delemr Smith Is A Serial Rapist.




Oct. 18th, 2009 at 9:35 PM

Marjie Snow Almeter (Marjie Smith)


His name is Delmer Smith III ... did he rape and beat 4 other women in a similar manner as Georgann? Yes he did, but he didn't use a baseball bat on his other victims. The police have DNA to link this creep to 4 women (in Sarasota Fl), their homes were invaded & robbed by him.

We still await for the missing link to tie him to the murder of our beloved sister. 6 1/2 months since we were robbed by the epitome of evil, 6 1/2 months since I've heard her tell me she loved me, 6 1/2 months since she uploaded me a photo of herself on her cell phone & 6 1/2 months that I've missed dearly of hearing her complain about one thing or another. I wish the Lord could turn back time, but I know this to never be ... I can only look forward to the day when we are caught up in the clouds to be forever with our Lord! Then, Georgann, Kimmie, Sharon, Daddy, Mom & myself will all be reunited once again. I am so looking forward to this day ... but I have much work ahead of me before we are called home. My #1 mission in life is to witness to my husband, Douglas ... so that he may come to accept Christ as his Lord & Savior. My other mission, is to teach Brendan all I can about Christ, and pray that he follows the right path. I know that I will be joining my parents & sisters in Heaven ... they all loved (Love) the Lord, surrendered their lives to him.


I am very angry with Delmer (Smith), but I don't hate him anymore like I did when I first found out about him. Something horrible must have happened to him in life, whether it be his family, drugs, gangs (since he's originally from Detroit), or a diabolic spirit. He needs Christ desperately. He will be judged in life & in death. It is not for me to do the judging.

I still cry a lot, and with the holidays just around the corner ... it will be even harder for me. Sharon is not handling it well either. She told me yesterday that she was cutting out James school pictures ... she normally cuts 3, one for Kim, Georgann & myself, but this year - it was only 1, and that was for me. Georgann & Kim both loved Sharon's & my children. Neither of them had children of their own ... so they both cherished ours. They only had 1 niece, so she was spoiled, but so were all the boys! Please keep Sharon, myself, and our families in your prayers, because it will be a very long road ahead for us. There will be a trial that we are going to have to endure ... only Christ can see us through this through prayers!

Online Memorial:
http://www.imorial.com/georgannlee/


Journal Update: Oct. 18th, 2009 at 9:35 PM
"Justice For Georgann Lee Smith."

May God be with each & every one of you!

Friday, October 23, 2009

ORLANDO SENTINEL Death Poll: Return Christian girl Rifqa Bary to her Ohio Muslim family Yes or Maybe 75%, See FDLE Report Where Rifqa Bary Claims to be a Journalist.


ORLANDO SENTINEL Death Poll: Return Christian girl Rifqa Bary to her Ohio Muslim family, Yes or Maybe 75%.  Poll: Return Christian girl Rifqa Bary to her Ohio Muslim family (and possible certain death)?


Fathima Rifqa Bary, 17, says she became a Christian and fled Ohio to stay with an Orlando pastor’s family because her father vowed to kill her for converting. Should she be sent back to her own family? As of Friday 10/23/09, 75% or 7,624 people have voted yes or maybe to send Rifqa Bary back to Columbus Ohio and her fate of a very possible “Honor Killing”, in the Orlando Sentinel “Death” Poll. Columbus Ohio was the home base for the largest Al-Qeda cell in the USA prior to 9/11/01. Columbus Ohio and a radical Muslim Mosque were the home to the “Kindheat Charity” that funded Al-Qaeda terrorist attacks, do you really think Rifqa Bary stands a chance ?

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10/23/2009, NEWLY RELEASED F.D.L.E. INTERVIEW WITH RIFQA BARY WHERE SHE CLAIMS TO BE A JOURNALIST (17 YEARS OLD) SEE WFTV.COM9 LINK http://www.wftv.com/pdf/21394676/detail.html

Poll: Return Christian girl to her Ohio Muslim family?

Fathima Rifqa Bary, 17, says she became a Christian and fled Ohio to stay with an Orlando pastor’s family because her father vowed to kill her for converting. Should she be sent back to her own family?

Yes. Kids who run away tell fibs all the time to justify leaving. There’s no evidence her family would kill her. (7042 responses)   69.6%

No. If there’s any chance at all that she is telling the truth, whoever returns her will have to answer for anything bad that happens to her. (2492 responses)  24.6%


10,116 total responses

(Results not scientific)

Sarasota Home Invasion Suspect Delmer Smith's Girlfriend Michele Quinones Would Not Initially I.D. Smith After The Bar Fight At The Gay Nightclub in Venice.


Sarasota Home Invasion Suspect Delmer Smith's Girlfriend Michele Quinones Would Not Initially I.D. Smith After The Bar Fight At The Gay Nightclub in Venice.



 "Smith's Girlfriend Michele Quinones Did Not Initially I.D. Smith After The Bar Fight At The Gay Nightclub in Venice, if the investigating Venice Police officer had not run the license plate of the vehicle that DJ Michele Quinones was putting her sound equipment into, Delmer Smith could have still been on the run".


Federal authorities said the bar fight violated Smith’s probation for a 1995 bank robbery conviction, for which he was released in September 2008. The federal warrant led Venice police and Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office deputies to a storage bin used by Smith that held property stolen from four violent attacks on women in their homes, including the rape of two of the women.


Smith is also a suspect in an as many as seven more similar home invasion attacks in Sarasota and Manatee counties, including the beating death of a woman in her home. He has also not been ruled out as a suspect in the killing of Kathleen Briles in her Terra Ceia home, according to Manatee sheriff’s officials.


Law enforcement touted the arrest of Smith in the Venice bar fight during which police say he broke bones in the victim’s face, setting off the investigation that eventually led to the DNA match. For 37-year-old Michele Quinones, Smith’s girlfriend at the time, the bar fight presented a violent side of her boyfriend she had never seen. The brawl also led her to realize her boyfriend was a federal ex-convict.


Quinones said she met Smith nearly a year ago while he was working a construction-related job, which he later lost to layoffs. Smith continued to leave their North Port home everyday claiming to be doing odd jobs such as pressure washing or radio installation, Quinones said. Authorities would later say some days Smith spent his time breaking into women’s homes, beating and sometimes raping them. It was a revelation in stark contrast to the boyfriend Quinones knew.


“He would buy me flowers for no reason and put them in my trunk and tell me he forgot something and could I go get it and I would find the flowers,” she said. “We did fun things together. We went fishing. I don’t know Delmer Smith the man they showed on the news. I know him as D. He was kind to me.” But it was during the bar fight that Quinones was first startled by Smith’s rage.

Ex-con Delmer Smith III was living at Bobko Circle in North Port Fl when he was arrested after a bar fight at a Venice Gay bar, "Tavern on the Island", on Aug. 14, located at 127 E. Tampa Ave. A company headed up by Tammy and Mike Vellucci opened up the gay nightclub, "Tavern on the Island", in Venice, the company is "The Venice Trust" and, according to corporate records on file with the state of Florida, is headquartered in Warwick, RI.

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Tavern on the Island, located at 127 E. Tampa Avenue, opened their doors for business on December 31, 2007. The gay nightclub, "Tavern on the Island", in Venice advertises as such online, see link here, TOTI - Tavern on the Island :: :: Gay Guide to Florida.


Delmer Smith III was a frequent patron at the gay nightclub, "Tavern on the Island", but nobody would I.D. him, "Other patrons in the bar stated that the culprit in the bar fight (Smith) was a frequent customer, however, none came forward to identify him, the Venice police officer was informed that Smith was a friend or boyfriend of the deejay (Quinones). The Venice police office then spoke to Quinones in an attempt to learn Smith's identity, Quinones denied knowing Delmer Smith . Delmer Smith's girlfriend Michele Quinones, 37, is/was the DJ at the Venice Gay bar, "Tavern on the Island",.



Patrons at the "Tavern on the Island", identified Delmer Smith III as a frequent customer as per the Venice police report of the Aug. 14 bar fight. During the Venice police investigation of the bar fight on Aug. 14 , Michele Quinones was observed putting away her sound equipment in a 2000 Chevrolet SUV with Fl tag # M406CX, this vehicle is registered to Delmer Smith III, Michele Quinones denied again knowing Delmer Smith III to the police. When confronted with the information of who was the owner of the 2000 Chevrolet from Florida DMV records, Michele Quinones admitted that Delmer Smith III was her boyfriend and she contacted him by telephone to come back to the Tavern on the Island, he did and he was detained.

“D was asked to stop filming a guy’s girlfriend and he snapped and just hit the guy in the face,” Michele Quinones said. “Delmer is a big guy. The guy he hit was my size, which is much smaller than him.” When Smith went to the jail on the felony battery charge stemming from the fight, Quinones began looking through his belongings and discovered he had been in federal prison and believed he was still married.


“I threw him out of my house,” she said. Quinones said she is just glad Smith is behind bars. Ironically, she did a background check on Smith when she met him, but nothing came up in Florida and she says she could not afford a $60 national background check.

Federal Bureau of Prisons Inmate and or Released locater, free online information SEE LINK CLICK HERE.

“I wish I did. I’m just glad he’s going back to prison where he can’t do this to anyone again,” she said, more from this source.........

Inept terror suspect has connections, Florida Private Investigator Bill Warner Claims Terror Suspect Tariq Mehanna Influenced By Pro Al-Qaeda Webmaster Samir Khan.


Inept terror suspect has connections, Florida Private Investigator Bill Warner Claims Terror Suspect Tariq Mehanna Influenced By Pro Al-Qaeda Webmaster Samir Khan.


CentrePoint News By Michael Carl, October 22, 2009

The Boston office of the FBI says that 27-year-old terrorism suspect Tariq Mehanna is inept and amateurish, a dreamer of being a great soldier of jihad. Mr. Mehanna had an initial court appearance Wednesday and is charged with Conspiracy to Provide Material Support. Mehanna was also charged in January of this year with providing false statements to the FBI in connection with another terrorism investigation.

Florida private investigator Bill Warner specializes in terrorism and he says that Tariq Mehanna isn’t dangerous because of his unsuccessful terrorism plans. Mr. Mehanna is dangerous because of his connections and because he openly promoted jihad through his web site.

Mr. Mehanna blogged under the pseudonym Abu Sayaba and Mr. Warner says Mehanna enjoys posting inflammatory articles. “He posted an article called ‘Make Martyrdom What You Seek.’ The FBI has noted that he posted it on his web site, but it was posted earlier by Samir Khan in March, 2008.”

Samir Khan is another pro-jihad blogger who lives near Charlotte, North Carolina and Mr. Mehanna connected with Mr. Khan through the internet. Samir Khan blogs under the pseudonym InshaAllah Shahid.

Warner reports that Mr. Khan has also been investigated, “Samir Khan has been the subject of a lot of investigations by the FBI and the local police because of his anti-American, pro Al-Qaeda web site.”Mr. Warner adds that, “The feds have shut down his web site two or three times in the last two years. He was the subject of several articles because of his advocacy of jihad against the United States.”

"They both post articles with videos on the internet that show prisoners being executed, cars being blown up and U. S. soldiers being killed,” Mr. Warner explained further. Details of the blog posts and videos distributed by Mr. Mehanna are verified by the criminal complaint filed by the FBI, more from this source..........................






Thursday, October 22, 2009

Feds: Terror suspect is Qaeda reject, Tarek Mehanna blogged about "Make Martyrdom What You Seek", Which Orginated with Samir Khan in Charlotte NC.


Feds: Terror suspect is Qaeda reject, Tarek Mehanna blogged about "Make Martyrdom What You Seek", Which Orginated with Samir Khan in Charlotte NC.


Mehanna, a 27-year-old trained as a pharmacist, lives with his parents (just like Samir Khan) in Sudbury in a two-story home with a white picket fence, yet allegedly fancied himself as a jihadist bent on killing innocent Americans because they pay taxes to the government. An American of Egyptian descent who attends a Shrewsbury mosque, Mehanna allegedly conspired with Ahmad Abousamra and others to obtain automatic weapons to unleash a bloodbath at an undisclosed mall, Acting U.S. Attorney Michael K. Loucks said.



Federal prosecutors paint a picture of a bizarre and disorganized plot as Mehanna and Abousamra used code words such as “peanut butter and jelly” for fighting in Somalia and “culinary school” for terrorist camps. Failing to link up with terror cells, Abousamra was also repeatedly rejected by extremist groups, including Lashkar e Tayyiba, which turned him away because he was not Pakistani, court papers allege.



But, he said, “The main thing to remember is these individuals took the initiative to travel to Yemen to go to a terrorist training camp. You only go to a terrorist training camp to learn to do one thing: to kill U.S. citizens. As far as I’m concerned, we have to do something about that.”



Terrorism suspect Tarek Mehanna kept a blog where he allegedly spread a message of hate, railing against U.S. abuse of Gitmo prisoners, offering interpretations of the Koran and chatting online with his virtual followers. The FBI also contends the blog, called Milestones on the Road to Firmness in Faith, (http://iskandrani.wordpress.com/about/#comment-1397 ) was just one tech tool he allegedly used to call for violent jihad.



Many of the blog’s pages are devoted to translations of writings of Abu Muhammad al-Maqdisi, a cleric and spritual guide to Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, the former head of al-Qaeda in Iraq. It also includes writings from Sayid Qutb and Abdullah Azzam, whom the FBI calls “influential advocates of jihad.”

Among the blog’s postings:



A March 13 entry with a photo of blindfolded Gimto terror detainees behind barbed wire and the verse: “I feel down when I see the heroes chained by the despicable and the worthless.” It goes on to ask Allah to “cause the world to suffocate” their imprisoners.



An Oct. 3 entry called “The Hypcrites of Today,” which challenges Muslims he calls hypocrites.



A final entry, on Oct. 14, on “Advice on Dealing with the Family,” urging patience with family members who don’t agree with a person’s principles.



Mehanna also is credited by the FBI with posting a poem titled “Make Martyrdom what you Seek.” more from this source.................





The bullets hit your hearts like the stings of a bee

You fall on your face as all you can see,

Are the Gardens so wide when you’re put in the ground

You’ve been searching for years and now you have found,

The Ultimate Prize, so sacred, so sweet

Your bargain with your Lord is finally complete,

Because you are all martyrs without fear or grief

Who gave all you had for your precious belief,

You promised Him your souls and He promised you much more

Now you can enjoy what He’s kept in store,

An endless reward for those who stood by

The covenant they made that towards death they would fly,

While graves burn the sinners and squeeze them so tight

You’re shown your places in the Garden, so spacious and bright,

On the Day when Great Terror shall steal all their words

Your souls will rest in the hearts of green birds, more from this source..........

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Feds: Sudbury Man Tariq Mehanna Planned Terrorist Attacks At Shopping Malls in Boston Area, He Links to Blogger Samir Khan In Charlotte NC.


Feds: Sudbury Man Tariq Mehanna Planned Terrorist Attacks At Shopping Malls in Boston Area, He Links to Blogger Samir Khan In Charlotte NC.

10/21/09, BOSTON HERLAD....A 27-year-old man from Sudbury has been arrested on charges he planned terrorism attacks inside and outside the United States, including a plot to use automatic weapons to open fire at shoppers and emergency responders in shopping mall attacks, federal prosecutors said today.

Tarek Mehanna, of 6 Fairhaven Circle, is accused of conspiring with Ahmad Abousamra and others to obtain the automatic weapons needed to carry out a mall ambush in which they planned to open fire at random, said Acting U.S. Attorney Michael K. Loucks.

The plot included plans to fire at emergency responders, but was abandoned because the men could not obtain the weapons, authorities said. Prosecutors also allege the men discussed participating in violent Jihad against American interests and their desire to die on the “battlefield, more from this source.................

The Boston Herald article doesn't mention that Tariq Mehanna is blogger Abu Sayaba, who runs the 'Iskandari' blog which posts English language translations of classical Islamic texts in support of violent jihad. And warns Muslim men that women are forbidden, especially "women of this country." Samir Khan of North Carolina, a violent jihad supporter, wrote about the arrest on his blog. Samir Khan operates InshallahShaheed, an openly pro-jihad, pro-Osama website.

Quote: "We have been informed from our brothers that are good friends with Abu Sabaya, that he was recently arrested in the Boston airport. He was on his way to his new hospital job to a Muslim Country when the FBI arrested him."

Tariq Mehanna is blogger Abu Sayaba, see his blog at this link http://iskandrani.wordpress.com/


ARTICLE SEEN BELOW FROM SAMIR KHAN'S BLOG SEE LINK http://revolution.ansar1.net/?s=Abu+Sabaya+&searchbutton=go%21

Update on Abu Sabaya December 6, 2008
Posted by admin in : General News , 2 comments

From an email written by Tariq’s brother Tamer

as-Salaam 3laikum wa Rahmatullah

I hope this message finds you all in the best health, inshaAllah. I would again like to thank everybody who came to Tariq’s hearing, and would like to share with everybody that he is being patient and is still very strong, alhamdulillah. We are still awaiting the decision of the judge on whether he will be allowed to come home on bail or not, and we expect the verdict any day now, inshaAllah. While he is still being held by the state, here is the mailing address that he can be reached at:
——————–

ID# 50660

Room E327 Unit E3

Plymouth Country Correctional Facility

26 Long Pond Road

Plymouth, MA 02360

———————

If you can spare the time, please feel free to send him a letter, as he would very much love to hear from all of you, and he appreciates your support a great deal. He cannot receive anything other than a letter, and cannot see visitors still at this time, but your words will mean a great deal to him. Please also feel free to distribute the address on any additional forums, and Tariq and myself and our parents thank you sincerely for your attention and loyalty as friends. Thank you again!

wa Salaam,

-Tamer A. Mehanna

Italy's Minister Mara Carfagna, Who Posed Nude for Maxim, Calls for Muslim Burqa And Niqab To Be Banned In Italy, "Symbols Of The Submission Of Women".


Italy's Minister Mara Carfagna, Who Posed Nude for Maxim, Calls for Muslim Burqa And Niqab To Be Banned In Italy, "Symbols Of The Submission Of Women".

                                                                 

Miss Carfagna has said the burqa, the loose outer garment worn by women in some Islamic traditions, and the niqab, or face veil, should be banned in Italy because they are "symbols of the submission of women".The former Miss Italy contestant said the veils were also an impediment to Muslim women integrating into Italian society.


"I am absolutely in favour of a law which bans the burqa and the niqab, which I consider symbols of the submission of women and an obstacle to social integration," she said. "We need to make sure that women who come to Italy know that here, women have equal rights and equal dignity with men (as long as you pose nude for them). There is no room for traditions, mentalities and religions where women are treated as inferiors," she added.

Last week the anti-immigration Northern League, an important partner in Mr Berlusconi's centre-right People of Freedom government, presented a bill which would prohibit the wearing of the burqa. The bill would amend a 1975 law, introduced amid fears of home-grown terrorism, which punishes with hefty fines and up to two years in jail people who cover their faces with anything preventing their identification by police, more from this source..............

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

US Spy Stewart David Nozette Appears To Have Been Paid $225,000 By Israel Aircraft Industries Ltd.



US Spy Stewart David Nozette Appears To Have Been Paid $225,000 By Israel Aircraft Industries Ltd.
UPDATE: Regarding what led to the sting, the Post reports:  Authorities would not say what prompted their investigation, but an FBI agent wrote in court papers that Nozette acted as a technical consultant for an unnamed aerospace firm that the Israeli government owned. From 1998 through 2008, the scientist "answered the company's questions and, in return, Nozette received regular payments from the company," the agent wrote.


The agent wrote that the Israeli company paid Nozette $225,000 during that span. ... Sometime before Nozette took a foreign trip in January, he told a colleague that he would flee the United States if charged with a crime, the agent wrote. Nozette added that he would tell officials from an unidentified country and Israel "everything" he knew, the court papers allege.


This from the accompanying complaint is also interesting (Nozette to UCE he thinks is Israeli intelligence official):  "I thought I was working for you already. I mean that's what I always thought, [the foreign company] was just a front."


An Israeli colleague suggests the Israeli company Nozette was working for may have been Israel Aircraft Industries, but wasn't sure. (IAI wasn't commenting to him; a source later told him it was IAI.)


(Incidentally, Yosef Yagur, the alleged Israeli handler of an elderly American man Ben-Ami Kadish arrested last year in an old age home in New Jersey for having passed classified information to Israel in the 1980s, was also previously ostensibly employed by Israel Aircraft Industries (along with Kadish's brother). Kadish later reached a plea deal with the US. Yagur had also reportedly received information from Jonathan Pollard.)


On November 6, 2006, Israel Aircraft Industries Ltd. ("IAI") officially changed its corporate name to Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd. On April 13, 2009, the Moscow Times reported that the Russian Defense Ministry had signed an agreement with Israel Aerospace to purchase $50 million in pilotless drone aircraft. The contract reportedly includes three types of UAVs manufactured by the company.

Organization Chart click here for Israel Aircraft Industries Ltd. ("IAI)

Bloomberg adds: In January, Nozette traveled to an unnamed country carrying two computer thumb drives that were found in his baggage by an airport security inspector, according to the criminal complaint. When he returned to the U.S., he was searched by a customs officer who couldn’t locate the drives, the complaint said.


On Sept. 3, he was contacted by telephone by an individual claiming to be an Israeli intelligence officer, according to the Justice Department. ... “I don’t get recruited by Mossad every day,” Nozette allegedly told the FBI agent, referring to the Israeli intelligence agency, according to the criminal complaint. “I knew this day would come.”


As customs apparently knew what he took out on a trip in January and what he didn't bring back (and what's country A?), would seem he's been targeted for a while, perhaps for doing technical consulting work (through his nonprofit outfit, the Alliance for Competitive Technology?) for the Israeli government owned aerospace firm (Israel Aircraft Industries?) while also doing work for NASA, etc. and holding US security clearances. more from this source.............................

Monday, October 19, 2009

Maryland Scientist Stewart David Nozette Charged with Attempted Espionage To Communicate Classified Information To An Israeli Intelligence Agent "Mossad", What The Hell ?



Maryland Scientist Charged with Attempted Espionage, Why The Hell Would "Mossad" Be Spying On The USA ?


A Maryland scientist who once worked in varying capacities for the Department of Energy, the Department of Defense and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration has been arrested for attempted espionage, David Kris, Assistant Attorney General for National Security, Channing D. Phillips, Acting U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia, and Joseph Persichini, Jr., Assistant Director for the FBI’s Washington Field Office, announced today.






Nozette was arrested earlier today by FBI agents and is expected to make his initial appearance tomorrow in U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. If convicted, he faces a maximum sentence of life in prison.



"The conduct alleged in this complaint is serious and should serve as a warning to anyone who would consider compromising our nation’s secrets for profit," said David Kris, Assistant Attorney General for National Security.



"Those who would put our nation’s defense secrets up for sale can expect to be vigorously prosecuted," said Channing D. Phillips, Acting U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia. "This case reflects our firm resolve to hold accountable any individual who betrays the public trust by compromising our national security for his or her own personal gain."



"The FBI is committed to protecting the nation’s classified information and pursuing those who attempt to profit from its release or sale," said Joseph Persichini, Jr., Assistant Director for the FBI’s Washington Field Office.



According to an affidavit in support of the criminal complaint, Nozette received a Ph.D. in Planetary Sciences from MIT in 1983, and worked at the White House on the National Space Council, Executive Office of the President, in 1989 and 1990. He developed the Clementine bi-static radar experiment that purportedly discovered water on the south pole of the moon. Nozette also worked at the Department of Energy's Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory from approximately 1990 to 1999 where he designed highly advanced technology. At the Department of Energy, Nozette held a special security clearance equivalent to the Defense Department Top Secret and Critical Nuclear Weapon Design Information clearances. Department of Energy clearances apply to access to information specifically relating to atomic or nuclear-related materials.



Nozette was also the President, Treasurer and Director of the Alliance for Competitive Technology (ACT), a non-profit corporation that he organized in March 1990. Between January 2000 and February 2006, Nozette, through his company ACT, entered into several agreements to develop advanced technology for the U.S. government. Nozette performed some of this research and development at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory in Washington, D.C., the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency in Arlington, Virginia, and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland. From 1989 through 2006, Nozette held security clearances as high as Top Secret and had regular, frequent access to classified information and documents related to the U.S. national defense.



According to the affidavit, on Sept. 3, 2009, Nozette was contacted via telephone by an individual purporting to be an Israeli intelligence officer, but who was in fact an undercover employee of the FBI (UCE). During that call, Nozette agreed to meet with the UCE later that day at a hotel in Washington D.C. According to the affidavit, Nozette met with the UCE that day and discussed his willingness to work for Israeli intelligence.



Nozette allegedly informed the UCE that he had, in the past, held top security clearances and had access to U.S. satellite information. Nozette also allegedly said that he would be willing to answer questions about this information in exchange for money. The UCE explained to Nozette that the Israeli intelligence agency, or "Mossad," would arrange for a communication system so that Nozette could pass information to the Mossad in a post office box. Nozette agreed to provide regular, continuing information to the UCE and asked for an Israeli passport



According to the affidavit, Nozette and the UCE met again on Sept. 4, 2009, in the same hotel. During the meeting, Nozette allegedly informed the UCE that, although he no longer had legal access to any classified information at a U.S. government facility, he could, nonetheless, recall the classified information to which he had been granted access, indicating that it was all still in his head. In the meeting, Nozette allegedly asked when he could expect to receive his first payment, specifying that he preferred to receive cash amounts "under ten thousand" so he didn’t have to report it. At the conclusion of this meeting, Nozette allegedly informed the UCE, "Well I should tell you my first need is that they should figure out how to pay me . . . they don't expect me to do this for free."



On or about Sept. 10, 2009, undercover FBI agents left a letter in the designated post office box for Nozette. In the letter, the FBI asked Nozette to answer a list of questions concerning U.S. satellite information. The undercover agents also provided a $2,000 cash payment for Nozette. The serial numbers of the bills were recorded. Nozette retrieved the questions and the money from the post office the same day.



On or about Sept. 16, 2009, Nozette was captured on videotape leaving a manila envelope in the designated post office box in the District of Columbia. The next day, FBI agents retrieved the sealed manila envelope that Nozette had dropped off and found, among other things, a one-page document containing answers to the questions posed by the undercover agents and an encrypted computer thumb drive. One of answers provided by Nozette contained information classified as Secret, which concerned capabilities of a prototype overhead collection system. In addition, Nozette allegedly offered to reveal additional classified information that directly concerned nuclear weaponry, military spacecraft or satellites, and other major weapons systems.



Also on or about Sept. 17, 2009, undercover FBI agents left a second letter in the post office box for Nozette. In the letter, the FBI asked Nozette to answer another list of questions concerning U.S. satellite information. The FBI also left a cash payment of $9,000 in the post office box. Nozette allegedly retrieved the questions and the money from the post office box later that same day.



On or about October 1, 2009, Nozette was filmed on videotape leaving a manila envelope in the post office box. Later that day, FBI agents retrieved the manila envelope left by Nozette and found a second set of answers from him. The answers contained information classified as both Top Secret and Secret that concerned U.S. satellites, early warning systems, means of defense or retaliation against large-scale attack, communications intelligence information, and major elements of defense strategy.



This investigation was conducted by the FBI’s Washington Field Office with assistance from the Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) and the Air Force Office of Special Investigations.



The prosecution is being handled by Trial Attorneys Deborah A. Curtis and Heather M. Schmidt, from the Counterespionage Section of the Justice Department’s National Security Division, and Assistant U.S. Attorney Anthony Asuncion, from the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia.



The public is reminded that a criminal complaint contains mere allegations and that every defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

Bike-cab jihad jerk Yousef al-Khattab is a hate 'pedaler' on his website revolutionmuslim.com.


Bike-cab jihad jerk Yousef al-Khattab is a hate 'pedaler' on his website revolutionmuslim.com.


By CHUCK BENNETT..NY PPOST...October 19, 2009


This jihadist wannabe is a "terror" on the road. Yousef al-Khattab is a Jewish-born, Jersey-raised convert to Islam who schleps tourists on his pedicab by day and propagandizes for the terrorists he idolizes by night. "I give a real tour of the city -- 47th Street, this is where they launder drug money for Colombia, this is the Garment District, from here they run the slave shops of the world," the attention-loving al-Khattab, 41, said.

He spends his free time annoying mainstream Muslims by handing out hate-filled literature outside the city's mosques with a handful of followers in tow or posting death threats against Jews disguised as prayers on his " http://www.revolutionmuslim.com/  " Web site.

"Anyone who denies jihad is not a Muslim, that is what the Koran says," the bushy-bearded al-Khattab -- birth name Joseph Leonard Cohen -- told The Post. "I am talking about the physical, armed jihad, not the spiritual kind."


Last January, al-Khattab printed the address and pictures of the Chabad Lubavitch headquarters in Brooklyn with the message "Do Not Let Orthodox Judaism Get Away From Murder in Ghaza."


That screed was interpreted as a bomb threat, causing the NYPD to beef up security around the synagogue and pay al-Khattab a visit. He's on the radar of both the FBI and the NYPD, more from this source.............




See my previous post, Sunday, July 27, 2008, NEW YORK JIHADI, YOUSEF al-KHATTAB, BOMBS-BOMBS-BOMBS AND TWO RECENT FOX NEWS INTERVIEWS.


NEW YORK, N.Y. — New York City cabbie, Yousef al-Khattab. who operates an extremist Islamic anti-American Web site that features violent images including mocking the deaths of GIs in Iraq says he’s doing the country a service by “exposing the truth.” See FOX News TV produced video on Yousef al-Khattab.



Yousef al-Khattab, who runs http://www.revolutionmuslim.com/  from his home in Queens, told FOX News, in an April 2008 interview, see here "NYC Cabbie Who Runs Anti-American Islamic Web Site Mocks GI Deaths, Calls for Shia Law In U.S.", that he also wants the U.S. to embrace Islam and Sharia Law, which prohibits alcohol and can include stoning to death or severe flogging for pre-marital sex and adultery.



Fox News also did another unflatering expose on Yousef al-Khattab in March of 2008 see Fox News report here "U.S. Based Revolution Muslim Website Spreading Messages of Hate".


At times, al-Khattab’s postings are farcical, such as a picture of him holding the book “Nuclear Jihad” with a wry smile on his face.


Other messages call for radical Muslim rule worldwide. Under the law FBI spokesman Richard Kolko said it is difficult to bring criminal charges against the operators of Web sites like RevolutionMuslim.com unless specific threats are made against an individual or individuals.


Kolko while not speaking directly about RevolutionMuslim said radical sites like these are not often prosecuted. “It’s usually a First Amendment right if they don’t cross the threshold of making any threats,” said Kolko. “There’s nothing we should or could do.” “Until the rhetoric reaches the point in which it’s no longer protected speech under the first amendment, it’s hard to stop it,” said security expert, Harvey Kushner.



SUNDAY 7/27/2008......Terror Threat is in the Cards were mailed last week to the homes of seven city residents, including former Fox News television producer Kelley Vick and a person in the 26th Police Precinct, which covers West Harlem, according to Vick and police sources.


The card reads: "Bombs! Bombs! Bombs! Lower Manhattan. July, August, September. New York Jihad." Vick, a news producer who left Fox in early July, got the creepy mailing Thursday. She said it arrived at her Chelsea building but did not list her apartment number and had no return address. She went to police on Friday. "It says, 'You're invited to a party, so put on a happy face,' " she said. "There were faces of an elephant, a monkey, like cartoon animals. "Then you open the card, and inside is a piece of periwinkle paper and space for the date and time. That's where it says, 'Bombs! Bombs! Bombs!' in fancy type. "My name is printed on the envelope. The stamp is green with a heart. SEE Fox News TV produced video on Yousef al-Khattab, click here .


I would be taking a very hard look at NYC Cabbie, Yousef al-Khattab, Fox News did an Expose on him in April 2008, he Runs Anti-American Islamic Web Site That Mocks GI Deaths and Calls for Shia Law In U.S. Formerly known as Joseph Cohen, al-Khattab is an American-born Jew who converted to Islam after attending an Orthodox Rabbinical school, which he later described as a “racist cult.”


The 41-year-old New York taxi driver launched an extremist Islamic anti-American Web site (see here) that features violent images — including mocking the deaths of GIs in Iraq — says he’s doing the country a service by “exposing the truth.”Yousef al-Khattab told FOX News, in an April 2008 interview, see here "NYC Cabbie Who Runs Anti-American Islamic Web Site Mocks GI Deaths, Calls for Shia Law In U.S.", that he also wants the U.S. to embrace Islam and Sharia Law, which prohibits alcohol and can include stoning to death or severe flogging for pre-marital sex and adultery.


Fox News also did another unflatering expose on Yousef al-Khattab in March of 2008 see Fox News report here "U.S. Based Revolution Muslim Website Spreading Messages of Hate".