••can ye pass the acid test?••

ye who enter here be afraid, but do what ye must -- to defeat your fear ye must defy it.

& defeat it ye must, for only then can we begin to realize liberty & justice for all.

time bomb tick tock? nervous tic talk? war on war?

or just a blog crying in the wilderness, trying to make sense of it all, terror-fried by hate radio and FOX, the number of whose name is 666??? (coincidence?)

Friday, June 03, 2011

WASHINGTON (BP)--A humanitarian program that gives persecuted religious minorities in Iran a safe avenue to flee the country may be canceled, if U.S. Rep. Lamar Smith, R.-Texas, chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, maintains his opposition.

The program, which costs the United States nothing, is authorized by the "Lautenberg Amendment," a provision attached to the annual foreign affairs budget. The provision allows the Austrian embassy in Tehran to help the American embassy in Vienna process refugee applications from Iranian religious minorities, according to a May 24 article in The National Review....

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