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Malachy Prophecy Fulfilled? – Newest Pope Francis Last Peter The Roman

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Are You Ready?

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If anyone is paying attention to the facts regarding our newest Pope they will realize that he is not only from Argentina but he is also from Italian heritage.  The former Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio was unveiled to the world just yesterday March 13th, 2013 at 8:22pm Rome Italy time.  Pope Francis chose his new name after St. Francis of Assisi.  St. Francis’ birth name was Francesco di Pietro di Bernardone. Prior to his becoming Pope, Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio, was known as a “man of the people” he daily rode the bus to his Parish with the “common” every day working person and refused to live in the Cardinals’ Mansion.  He even cooked his own meals.  St. Francis birth-name was indeed Francesco di Pietro di Bernardone which translated into English means literally Peter of Rome.  If one were to research the book The Prophecy of Malachy there would be a complete understanding that the fulfillment of the final prophecy of the final Pope has indeed just occurred.  

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For all Believers in Jesus, the Bible says we are also known as Believers in “The Way”.  Current events are historical and prophetic.  They are now revealing that The Book of Revelations is underway. “Be ready!”

An author who predicted Pope Benedict XVI would be the first pontiff in nearly 600 years to resign believes the election today of Jorge Mario Bergoglio as the 266th Roman Catholic pontiff lines up with a medieval prophecy that would make him the “final pope” before the End Times.

Tom Horn, co-author with Cris Putman of the book “Petrus Romanus: The Final Pope is Here,” told WND today Bergoglio’s selection was a “fantastic fulfillment of prophecy.”

His book examines St. Malachy’s “Prophecy of the Popes,” said to be based on a prophetic vision of the 112 popes following Pope Celestine II, who died in 1144.

Malachy’s prophecies, first published in 1595, culminate with the “final pope,” “Petrus Romanus,” or “Peter the Roman,” whose reign ends with the destruction of Rome and the judgment of Christ.

Horn has said a pope of Italian descent would fulfill the prophecy, noting Bergoglio is the son of Italian parents and a Jesuit.

“Being a Jesuit is a very important aspect of our prediction in our book,” Horn told WND in an email.

Citing his book, Horn said the name “Petrus Romanus” in the prophecy “implies this pope will reaffirm the authority of the Roman Pontiff over the Church and will emphasize the supremacy of the Roman Catholic Faith and the Roman Catholic Church above all other religions and denominations, and its authority over all Christians and all peoples of the world.”

Horn pointed out the Jesuits order was organized “to stop Protestantism from spreading and to preserve communion with Rome and the successor of Peter.”

He also sees significance in Bergoglio naming himself after Francis of Assisi, an Italian, or Roman, priest whose original name was Francesco di Pietro (Peter) di Bernardone, “literally, Peter the Roman.”

As WND reported, Horn and his co-author, Cris Putnam, predicted in their book Benedict would step down, making way for history’s “final pope.”

Peter the Roman was long ago predicted to be “The Final Pope” before the End of the Age and Christ’s Final Return as The Warrior and King, at least according to the Prophesy of Malachi.  Our newest Pope from Italian heritage, former Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio, chosen just yesterday March 13th, 2013 at 8:22pm Rome Italy time took St. Francis (of Assisi) for his chosen name.  St Francis’ given birth name was Francesco di Pietro di Bernardone which translated into English means literally Peter of Rome.  We happen to be Believers in “The Way” -PBN

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Senators Stealthfully Seek Gun-sale Background Checks

http://fellowshipofminds.files.wordpress.com/2013/01/gun-show.jpg?w=500WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan quartet of senators, including two National Rifle Association members and two with “F” ratings from the potent firearms lobby, are quietly trying to find a compromise on expanding the requirement for gun-sale background checks.

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A deal, given a good chance by several participants and lobbyists, could add formidable political momentum to one of the key elements of President Barack Obama’s gun control plan. Currently, background checks are required only for sales by the nation’s 55,000 federally licensed gun dealers, but not for gun show, person-to-person sales or other private transactions.

The senators’ talks have included discussions about ways to encourage states to make more mental health records available to the national system and the types of transactions that might be exempted from background checks, such as sales among relatives or to those who have permits to carry concealed weapons, said people who spoke anonymously because they were not authorized to describe the negotiations publicly.

The private discussions involve liberal Sen. Chuck Schumer of New York, who is the No. 3 Senate Democratic leader; West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin, an NRA member and one of the chamber’s more moderate Democrats; Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Okla., another NRA member and one of the more conservative lawmakers in Congress; and moderate GOP Sen. Mark Kirk of Illinois.

“It will not limit your ability to borrow your Uncle Willie’s hunting rifle or share a gun with your friend at a shooting range,” Schumer said last week in one of the senators’ few public remarks about the package the group is seeking. He said he believed a bipartisan deal could be reached.

Polls show that requiring background checks for nearly all gun purchases has more public support than Obama’s proposals to ban assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition magazines, and it is among those given the best chance of enactment. Even so, it is opposed by the NRA and many congressional Republicans, who consider it intrusive and unworkable for a system they say already has flaws.

“My problem with background checks is you’re never going to get criminals to go through background checks,” Wayne LaPierre, NRA executive vice president, told the Senate Judiciary Committee at its gun control hearing last week.

An agreement among the four senators could help overcome that opposition by opening the door to support from other conservative Republicans besides Coburn. It also could make it easier to win backing from Democratic senators from GOP-leaning states, many of whom face re-election next year and who have been leery of embracing Obama’s proposals.

Schumer and Kirk each have “F” scores from the NRA, while Coburn and Manchin have “A” ratings.

Prompted by the December massacre of 20 first-graders and six adults in Newtown, Conn., the Democratic-led Judiciary Committee plans to write gun control legislation in the next few weeks. The committee’s chairman, Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., has expressed strong support for universal background checks and it is expected to be a cornerstone of his bill, but a version of that language with bipartisan support could give the entire package a boost.

“If the language is meaningful, it would be obviously a huge step,” said Josh Horwitz, executive director of the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence, which represents child welfare, religious and other groups favoring gun curbs. “To have someone like Coburn, who’s voted consistently with the gun lobby, to come out and endorse a meaningful background check would be very helpful.”

It is likely that any gun-control bill will need 60 votes to pass the 100-member Senate. Democrats have 55 votes, including two Democratic-leaning independents.

Leaders of the GOP-run House are planning to see what, if anything, the Senate passes before moving on gun legislation. Strategists believe that a measure that passes the Senate with clear bipartisan support could pressure the House to act.

Federal data on gun purchases is gathered by the National Instant Criminal Background Check System, which is run by the FBI.

According to Justice Department estimates, the federal and state governments ran 108 million background checks of firearms sales between 1994 when the requirement became law and 2009. Of those, 1.9 million — almost 2 percent — were denied, usually because would-be purchasers had criminal records.

People legally judged to be “mentally defective” are among those blocked by federal law from firearms purchases. States are supposed to make mental health records available to the federal background check system and receive more generous Justice Department grants if they do, but many provide little or no such data because of privacy concerns or antiquated record-keeping systems.

Coburn got involved in the background check talks about two weeks ago and says a compromise could make it harder for dangerous people to acquire firearms.

“The whole goal is to keep guns out of the hands of the mentally ill and criminals,” he said in a brief interview.

Manchin could be particularly influential with Democrats like Sens. Mark Begich, D-Alaska, and Mark Pryor, D-Ark., who face re-election next year in deeply Republican states. Besides being an NRA member, Manchin ran a campaign ad in 2010 in which he promised to defend West Virginian’s Second Amendment rights to bear arms and “take on” the Obama administration — all while shooting a hole in a copy of a Democratic bill that would have clamped limits on greenhouse gases — another sore spot for a coal-mining state like West Virginia.

In an interview, Manchin said that besides hoping for a background check compromise, he wanted inclusion of a commission that would study “how our culture has gotten so desensitized toward violence.”

Participating senators declined to provide details of the talks. But people following the discussions say the talks have touched on:

—The types of family relatives who would be allowed to give guns to each other without a background check.

—Possibly exempting sales in remote areas.

—Whether to help some veterans who sought treatment for traumatic stress disorder — now often barred from getting firearms — become eligible to do so.

An NRA spokesman, Andrew Arulanandam, declined to comment on the senators’ discussions.

Pathetic Panetta and the Libyan Lies

http://www.zengardner.com/wp-content/uploads/panetta.jpgThe CIA knew, Panetta knew, Hillary Clinton knew, and Obama the Liar In Chief: The POTUS, must have known, that the USA was working on a covert operation to support the Syrian rebels via US Ambassador Chris Stevens at a diplomatic facility located in Benghazi, Libya.  The pathetically remarkable excuse by Panetta, Clinton, and Obama et al that the United States had no warnings of increasingly unstable geo-political environment and of possible and likely impending acts of terror in an already unstable Middle Eastern country such as Libya cannot be ignored especially on the anniversary of 911 – PBN

WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta told Congress on Thursday that the Pentagon had supported a plan to arm Syrian rebels that was developed last year by David H. Petraeus, the C.I.A. director at the time, and backed by Hillary Rodham Clinton, who was then serving as Secretary of State.

Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, left, and Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, appeared before the Senate Armed Services Committee on Thursday.

Testifying before the Senate Armed Services Committee, Mr. Panetta and Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, were asked by Senator John McCain, Republican of Arizona, if they had supported the recommendation that weapons be provided to the Syrian resistance.

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“You did support that” Mr. McCain asked again.

“We did,” General Dempsey added.

The White House, however, was worried about the risks of getting more deeply involved in the crisis in Syria. And with President Obama in the midst of a re-election bid, the White House rebuffed the plan, rejecting the advice of most of the key members of Mr. Obama’s national security team.

The New York Times reported in its Sunday editions that as the fighting in Syria raged last summer, Mr. Petraeus developed the plan, which Mrs. Clinton supported and that called for vetting rebels and training fighters who would be supplied with weapons.

His proposal offered the potential reward of creating Syrian allies with whom the United States might work, during the conflict and after President Bashar al-Assad’s eventual removal.

Some administration officials expected the issue to be revisited again after the election. But when Mr. Petraeus resigned because of an extramarital affair and Mrs. Clinton suffered a concussion, missing weeks of work, the issue was shelved.

Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta was said by some officials to have been sympathetic to the idea, which was presented to the White House last year, though a spokesman for Mr. Panetta declined to comment on his role when asked last week.

General Dempsey made his comments during testimony with Mr. Panetta on the Sept. 11 attack on an American compound on Benghazi, Libya, which led to the deaths of J. Christopher Stevens, the American ambassador, and three other Americans.

Discussing steps to improve security at American compounds abroad, Mr. Panetta said that it would take two to three years to add the 35 new Marine security guard detachments that the United States plans to deploy to improve the security of American diplomatic compounds abroad.

The Marines have guard units at 152 diplomatic compounds, but did not have one in Benghazi when the assault occurred. Mr. Panetta said that the role of the Marines detachments would be expanded beyond protecting classified information at the compounds.

“This could include expanded use of nonlethal weapons, and additional training and equipment, to support the Embassy Regional Security Officer’s response options when host nation security force capabilities are at risk of being overwhelmed,” Mr. Panetta said in his prepared remarks.

Mr. Panetta said that the Pentagon was not able to respond more quickly to the Benghazi episode because it had not received an intelligence alert about animpending attack.

“Without adequate warning, there was not enough time given the speed of the attack for armed military assets to respond,” Mr. Panetta told the committee in his prepared statement.

When the attack began, the Pentagon had no forces that could be rapidly sent to Benghazi or to protect diplomatic outposts in Tunisia, Egypt or Algeria that might also have come under assault on the anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks.

The closest AC-130 gunship was in Afghanistan. There are no armed drones thought to be within range of Libya. There was no Marine expeditionary unit — a large seaborne force with its own helicopters — in the Mediterranean Sea.

The Africa Command, whose area of operation includes North Africa, also did not have on hand a force able to respond rapidly to emergencies — a Commanders’ In-Extremis Force, or C.I.F., as it is known. Every other regional command had one at the time, but the Africa Command shared one with the European Command, and it was on an exercise in Croatia at the time.

In his prepared remarks, Mr. Panetta did not address the question of whether the Africa Command had requested any of these forces to be on hand on the anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. Nor did he say whether Mr. Panetta or General Dempsey, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, had given any thought to moving forces to the region as a precaution before the attacks in September last year.

Senator McCain criticized the Pentagon for not positioning more forces in the region before the anniversary of Sept. 11 so they could more rapidly respond.

“We could have placed forces there,” he said. “We could have had aircraft and other capabilities as short distance away as Souda Bay, Crete.”

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Norwalk CT NAACP Infighting Over Alleged Voter Fraud

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NORWALK — Up until the moment that 18 right hands were raised to take oaths as new board members of the Norwalk branch of the NAACP on Tuesday evening, the challenge to the installation of Darnell Crosland as president, which began in November, spilled into the meeting with spirited allegations of an illegal election, threats of challenges and possible lawsuits by a segment of the membership.

The dissonance was rooted in a complaint filed by Shirley Mosby after the Nov. 13 election to replace President Anita B. Schmidt, in which Crosland secured the win with 44 votes cast in his favor over Mosby’s 40.

Mosby, who has served as first vice president of the Norwalk branch of the NAACP and the Norwalk Board of Education, filed a complaint on Nov.14 alleging that the Election Supervisory Committee and the Norwalk chapter branch secretary violated process and procedure during the election process, among other violations.

“Twenty-five people signed a petition about the election process and how it was handled,” Mosby said in a prior interview with The Hour. “They thought it was inappropriate and came to me, so on their behalf, I sent in the papers.”

The appeal was filed the day after the election on Nov. 14 with the group’s national headquarters in Maryland to the attention of President Benjamin Jealous and the Rev. Gil Ford.

“Those that came to me said they felt the election was not done properly,” Mosby said. “25 people was the requirement for the appeal, but there are more out there.”

On Jan. 3, the national office of the NAACP dismissed the complaint, alleging violations were made during the Norwalk branch’s election.

Schmidt said the letter sent by the NAACP contained the following message: “The national office has found that the complaint lacked the prerequisite 25 signatures and is therefore dismissed. This determination should not be construed as a conclusion on the part of the national office concerning validity of allegations in the complaint.”

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Secretary Jill Griffin responded to allegations that the election was handled improperly.

“Everyone who voted was on the roster and eligible to vote,” Griffin said. “I made sure that everything was reviewed a month before the election. There may have been people who didn’t renew their membership on time and were ineligible. The rules are the rules.”

Not to be placated, the camp in favor of invalidating the election was led by John Mosby, who charged that the election was invalid and that the Norwalk chapter branch secretary violated process and procedure during the election process.

John Mosby passed out copies of a statement by Shirley Mosby outlining their complaint.

The statement read in part,”On November 14, 2012 twenty six members of the Norwalk Chapter Branch 2011 filed an Article IX complaint appeal for a new election…On or about December 15, 2012, I received a certified letter from Roger C. Vann, Chief Operating Officer and Chief of Staff responding to the …complaint. Mr. Vann found that the complaint lacked the prerequisite twenty five signatures and therefore the complaint was dismissed without an investigation into our complaint….Rev. Ford informed us that we did have the twenty six signatures but several were members not in good standing since they were not on the national roster…At this time the complaint is still pending waiting on a response from the NAACP National Board of Directors for an investigation to be done to determine the eligibility of the signors on the complaint who voted in the election or who was eligible to vote. I would recommend or suggest that the Norwalk Branch should hold off with the installation of officers until the issues and complaint have been resolved by the NAACP National office and the branch.”

” We’re a civil rights organization, how can we sit here and do the opposite in our own house?” said Shirley Mosby. “I want to go on the record as saying that the slate will be tainted.”

Crosland pointed out that there was no order to stay the installation from the national organization.

“We don’t know if an appeal was made,” Crosland said. “If so, let national do what it has to do and we’ll respect that decision. Right now we have no order to stay this installation.”

John Mosby responded by saying, “The appeal was done properly. We have a right to challenge the national. We will take this to court if we have to. We haven’t been treated right.”

The 18 board members were then sworn in by Bruce Morris.

As Crosland stood up to make some remarks about his vision for the NAACP, several attendees who had spoken in support of Mosby walked out of the meeting in protest.

“We’re moving forward with the people’s work and the people’s business,” Crosland said. “There’s no black cloud. I don’t see it that way. It’s gratifying that this is a chapter where people want to be involved. We need people who really want this position.”

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Senator Dianne Feinstein Carries a Concealed Weapon

“I know the sense of helplessness that people feel. I know the urge to arm yourself because that’s what I did. I was trained in firearms. I walked to the hospital when my husband was sick. I carried a concealed weapon and I made the determination if somebody was going to try and take me out, I was going to take them with me,” said Feinstein.

Hypocrisy Feinstein?

Despite calling in the same year for an outright ban on all firearms, Senator Dianne Feinstein, who is set to introduce legislation that would gut the second amendment, said in 1995 that she carried a concealed gun in order to protect herself against terrorists.  Yes Dianne more terrorists and crime should mean continued rights and freedoms to protect ourselves.

 

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Mayor Bloomberg: We need an assault weapons ban because mass shootings ‘Only happen in America’

Mayor Bloomberg is a pathetic prevaricating LIAR. These are NOT limited to the USA only. New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is known for his staunch support for stricter gun  and soda control, and his outspokenness in lying about those causes.

Here is the global truth.

After Friday’s shootings in Newtown, Conn., Bloomberg made a point of opining about the necessity for another assault weapons ban, appearing on NBC’s “Meet the Press” on Sunday and claiming that the kind of mass shooting under discussion “only happens in America.”  Bloomberg is a liar.

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While Susan Rice Diddles Mali Burns – Mali PM Cheick Modibo Diarra arrested by soldiers.

Our President Barack Husein Obama is illegal due to voter fraud, he won by 3.5 million votes. He is in our opinion a sleeper Islamist Jihadist along with Susan Rice.

Pew Research Center published a report revealing election rolls in a shambles nationwide. They found:

  • 24 million invalid or inaccurate voter registrations
  • 1.8 million deceased voters
  • 2.75 million registered in multiple states.

This is the Cloward and Piven way and Motor Voter law is responsible for much of this mess.

Mali’s prime minister Cheick Modibo Diarra has issued a statement resigning hours after he was arrested by soldiers as he prepared to leave the country for France.

The 60-year-old premier is a staunch advocate of plans to send a west African intervention force into the occupied territory to drive out the extremists who are running the zone according to their brutal interpretation of sharia, or Islamic, law.

Citizens have been flogged, had their hands amputated and been stoned to death as punishments for their transgressions.

Cheick Modibo Diarra

Mr Diarra is a noted astrophysicist who has worked on several Nasa space programs and served as Microsoft’s chairperson for Africa Photo: AFP/GETTY read more

Venezuela’s Chavez Names Successor as He Leaves for Cuba

Hugo Chavez, Venezuelan president, left, speaks alongside Nicolas Maduro, his minister of foreign affairs. Photographer: Juan Barreto/AFP/Getty Images

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, preparing to travel to Cuba for further cancer surgery, yesterday named Vice President Nicolas Maduro to carry out his legacy if he is unable to remain in office.

Chavez, who spoke in a national television and radio address, said he requires more surgery after malignant cells were detected in the same area as his previous cancer during health exams held over the past month in Cuba. The National Assembly today approved his request to be absent from the country for more than five days as he travels to the Caribbean island.

“There is risk in this process that you can’t deny,” said Chavez, who won re-election to a third six-year term on Oct. 7. “If something happens that disables me some way, my irrevocable opinion is that you should elect Nicolas Maduro as the President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela.”

Under Venezuelan law, if Chavez is too ill to carry out his duties, the vice president would take over until the beginning of the new presidential term on Jan. 10. If Chavez is unable to attend the inauguration scheduled on that date, the president of the National Assembly would assume power while elections are arranged within 30 days. If he does take office and then becomes too ill within the first four years of the term, the vice president takes over the presidency for 30 days while elections are held.

Ending ‘Speculation’

“He put an end to the speculation and intrigue going on about succession,” Russ Dallen, the head bond trader at Caracas Capital Markets, said yesterday in an e-mailed response to questions. “He names Maduro as his successor and says people should vote for him — not the words of a man that is sure he is going to live long or even be back for the inauguration on the 10th,” he said.

The former paratrooper, who last left for Cuba on Nov. 27 to aid his recovery from an unspecified form of cancer, disappeared from public view from Nov. 15 until his return to Venezuela early Dec. 7. Unlike previous convalescences, the self-declared socialist didn’t make use of his Twitter account or call into television programs.

“They told me the surgery should have been yesterday or this weekend, but I told them I had to return to Venezuela,” Chavez said. “I need to return to Havana tomorrow and am sending a request to the National Assembly.” read more

100,000 Layoffs Since Obama’s Re-Election

http://pumabydesign001.files.wordpress.com/2012/11/elections-have-consequences-slider.jpg?w=340&h=194A list of layoffs since the election and we’ve had about 100,000 layoffs publicized since November 7th, 125 businesses, including some large chain stores, have announced they are closing and there have also been a number of bankruptcies announced.

You can thank the stupid American voter who either voted for Obama, or didn’t turn out to vote for Mitt Romney in the recent election for the recent layoffs. Obama has made it quite clear that he want’s to destroy the economy, as have far left Marxist Democrat!!

Since this list was made more lay offs have occurred and more Businesses have shut their doors

Layoffs Announced Since Election         

Abbott Labs 700
Activision 30
Adventist Health 48
Airlines SAS 6000 read more

Communist Party Parties Hearty USA ~ Thank Obama :(

In shocker, Israel’s Barak quits politics

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak on Monday abruptly announced he was quitting politics, injecting new turmoil into the Israeli political system weeks ahead of general elections.

Barak, Israel’s most-decorated soldier and one-time prime minister, said he would stay on in his current post until a new government is formed following the Jan. 22 balloting.

His resignation could mean the departure of the most moderating influence on hawkish Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who holds a wide lead in polls and is expected to easily win re-election. Barak, who heads a small centrist faction in parliament, often served as Netanyahu’s unofficial envoy to Washington to smooth over differences with the Obama White House.

His impending departure comes at a key time for Israel, as the nation struggles to find its way in a region where the old order of Arab autocrats has been swept aside by the Arab Spring and the rise of Islamist political parties. Israel also faces a looming decision on whether to attack Iran’s nuclear program, which the Jewish state fears is designed to develop atomic weapons — a charge Tehran denies.

Less than a week ago, Barak led an eight-day military offensive against the Hamas militant group that rules the Gaza Strip. The fighting, aimed at ending rocket fire from the Palestinian territory. ended in a fragile truce.

“I didn’t make this decision (to leave politics) without hesitating, but I made it wholeheartedly,” he told a hastily arranged news conference, saying he had been wrestling with the decision for weeks. read more

Feds Opens Investigation on Obama’s Illegal Activity

Using a Pakistani Internet Protocol and proxy server, a disposable credit card and a fake address, “Osama bin Laden” has successfully donated twice to Barack Obama’s presidential re-election campaign. All documented here.

Federal investigators confirmed an investigation has been opened into allegations that Barack Obama’s re-election campaign stuffed its war chest with illegal donations.

Jeff Jordan, a supervisory attorney for the Federal Election Commission, wrote in a letter that the complaint had been received and that the Obama campaign will be notified.

“You will be notified as soon as the Federal Election Commission takes final action on your complaint,” he said.

The complaint sent to the FEC in Washington cited the Obama for America campaign and treasurer Martin H. Nesbitt. It is signed by Joseph Farah, founder and CEO of WND.com, which has been running a series of stories about the controversy. read more