Go ahead and check it out. While you're there, read his other links and find out more about that new religious leader, Barack Hussein Obama. He has all sorts of linky goodness, from Obama's women to his connections with crooks.
Friday, February 29, 2008
Go ahead and check it out. While you're there, read his other links and find out more about that new religious leader, Barack Hussein Obama. He has all sorts of linky goodness, from Obama's women to his connections with crooks.
From ABC News:
The senator shook a few print reporters' hands -– told a few bloggers he doesn’t read blogs –- and then headed to the back of the plane -– a part he dubbed "the fun part of the plane" -– where the photographers sit.
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Does anyone else get chills, and not the good kind, from the chant, "OBAMA!"?
Does the sight of people saying "I believe in Obama" in such a way trouble you too?
The last time I saw something like this was on a televanglist's show.
This is the evidence of why they want to elect a crooked Chicago politician to the highest office?
This is a religious event. There is nothing here except faith. I hear nothing from these people about WHAT change Obama is bringing? HOW is he going to save them?
Obama is a rich, privileged, crooked politician from the Daley political machine that could care less about these people. But HE is going to SAAAVE THEM!
Where's the tent?
Every revival needs a tent.
Unless John McCain understands that this is a religion, he will not win. You can't discredit Obama. You can't change his supporters minds. You can only expose him for the empty suit that he is to OTHER people. McCain had better start attracting Clinton supporters and "moderates" if he wants to win, because he's doing a terrible job of attracting conservatives.
Barack Hussein Obama is a dangerous man. This video spells out why conservatives need to suck it up and vote for McCain. Obama is too dangerous to this country to get near the Presidency.
Actually, this is why EVERYONE needs to vote for the GOP. I'm calling on all Hillary supporters to vote McCain if Hillary does not get the nomination.
1) "Opposed this war from the beginning and I will end it." He plans to surrender in the
2) "cut billions of dollars in wasteful spending." And then picks nothing but defense
3) "Cut investment in unproven missile defense systems." He's going to cut the ONLY
purely DEFENSIVE program we have. The "unproven" missile defense system. Hey, Barry,
did you notice that satellite shot? Oh, and how do you "prove" something if you don't develop it?
4) "I will not weaponize space." Too late. Space was "weaponized" when the first ballistic missile was launched and when defense satellites went up. What does he think our major advantage is? The M-16? Democrats talk about Bush being "unilateral." Obama is going to UNILATERALLY surrender the high ground. Got an enforceable treaty with Russia and China, did you?
5) "Slow our development of future combat systems." Well, now we know what he
considers "wasteful spending." And since these systems are already in development, he will
do nothing except make them more expensive. He needs to be forced to justify which systems he's going to cancel. Except, he won't be.....
6) "Set a goal of a world without nuclear weapons." Very nice. I guess Santa is going to
give him that one. The "messiah" is hoping to change France, England, Iran, North Korea,
Isreal, India, Pakistan, Russia, and China into a nuclear free zones. Is that like "gun free"
zones? He is, again, unilaterally, surrendering to China and Russia. He will allow our weapons to degrade.
7) "Seek a global ban on fissile materials." That kills the entire world nuclear energy
8) He thinks that our missiles are on "hair trigger" alert. He's going to negotiate with
Russia about this. How about China? This does nothing about Iran and North Korea. Russia
hasn't threatened us lately.
9) "Achieve deep cuts in our nuclear arsenal." More of the waste cutting. Its ok if the
other countries have them, but he knows that we have TOO MANY.
Barack Obama is living in a socialist dream world. His ideas are not based in reality. Combine the information you have with everything else you hear from him. Do you think that our ALLIES are comfortable with a man that states he will pull out of assorted mutual defense and trade treaties?
Eastern Europe is depending on our missile defense systems. Iran IS a threat. Russia IS a threat.
Whether you think NAFTA is a good idea or not, pulling out of a binding trade treaty sends the message to the rest of the world that our word is no good. Same thing with the defense treaties.
He wants to reorganize our military and treaties purely because he wants to be the "anti-Bush." It does not matter if a program or treaty is to our benefit. If Bush approved it, he wants it gone.
He out Clintons Billy. He will say anything, no matter how damaging to the US, to get elected to the Presidency.
Think about the world as it really is. Now tell me, is Barack Hussein Obama the man you want to be the most powerful man in the world?
h/t Last of the Few
New research has led to the discovery of the heaviest element yet known to science. The new element, Governmentium (Gv), has one neutron, 25 assistant neutrons, 88 deputy neutrons, and 198 assistant deputy neutrons, giving it an atomic mass of 312.
These 312 particles are held together by forces called morons, which are surrounded by vast quantities of lepton-like particles called peons. Since Governmentium has no electrons, it is inert; however, it can be detected, because it impedes every reaction with which it comes into contact. A minute amount of Governmentium can cause a reaction that would normally take less than a second to take from four days to four years to complete. Governmentium has a normal half-life of 5 years; It does not decay, but instead undergoes a reorganization in which a portion of the assistant neutrons and deputy neutrons exchange places. In fact, Governmentium's mass will actually increase over time, since each reorganization will cause more morons to become neutrons, forming isodopes.
This characteristic of moron promotion leads some scientists to believe that Governmentium is formed whenever morons reach a critical level of concentration. This hypothetical quantity is referred to as critical morass. When catalyzed with money, Governmentium becomes Administratium, an element that radiates just as much energy as Governmentium since it has half as many peons but twice as many morons.
Properly stolen, uh, borrowed from The Great English Patriot and Friend of America, Theo Sparks (Honorary American)
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Thursday, February 28, 2008
President Bush and Sir Geldof
The Most Powerful Man in the World studied the front cover. Geldof in Africa — " 'The international best seller.' You write that bit yourself?"
"That's right. It's called marketing. Something you obviously have no clue about or else I wouldn't have to be here telling people your Africa story."It is some story. And I have always wondered why it was never told properly to the American people, who were paying for it. It was, for example, Bush who initiated the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) with cross-party support led by Senators John Kerry and Bill Frist. In 2003, only 50,000 Africans were on HIV antiretroviral drugs — and they had to pay for their own medicine. Today, 1.3 million are receiving medicines free of charge. The U.S. also — whcontributes one-third of the money for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria which treats another 1.5 million. It contributes 50% of all food aid (though some critics find the mechanism of contribution controversial). On a seven-day trip through Africa, Bush announced a fantastic new $350 million fund for other neglected tropical diseases that can be easily eradicated; a program to distribute 5.2 million mosquito nets to Tanzanian kids; and contracts worth around $1.2 billion in Tanzania and Ghana from the Millennium Challenge Account, another initiative of the Bush Administration.
So why doesn't America know about this? "I tried to tell them. But the press weren't much interested," says Bush.
Sir Bob Geldof, being British, misses this part of the equation when he scolds the President for his lack of knowledge about marketing. Its not that the press isn't interested. Its that the press is not interested in Bush getting ANY credit about ANYTHING. President Bush could cure cancer and he would not get good press. If Bill Clinton had achieved this, he would have been made a saint....
Wednesday, February 27, 2008
..." how many shootings at schools or malls will it take before we understand that people who intend to kill are not deterred by gun laws? Last I checked, murder is against the law everywhere. No one intent on murder will be stopped by the prospect of committing a lesser crime like illegal possession of a firearm. The intellectuals and politicians who make pious declarations about controlling guns should explain how their gunless utopia is to be realized.
While they search for -- excuse me -- their magic bullet, innocent people are dying defenseless.
The usual suspects keep calling for more gun control laws. But this idea that gun control is crime control is just a myth. The National Academy of Sciences reviewed dozens of studies and could not find a single gun regulation that clearly led to reduced violent crime or murder.
As usual, Mr. Stossel hits the bullseye......
TYLER, Texas (AP) - GOP presidential candidate John McCain mocked Democrat Barack Obama today for saying he'd take action as president "if al-Qaida is forming a base in Iraq."
McCain told a crowd in Tyler, Texas "I have some news. Al-Qaida is in Iraq. It's called 'al-Qaida in Iraq.'"
At least McCain isn't a TOTAL idiot....
The US economy will avoid recession as the housing market begins to recover this spring, according to billionaire investor Sam Zell.
Speaking on "Squawk Box" this morning, Zell attributed much of the current economic troubles to fear-mongering and politicking by Democratic presidential contenders Hillary Rodham Clinton and Barack Obama.
"Obviously what we have going on is an attempt to create a self-fulfilling prophecy," said Zell, chairman of Equity Investments Group and owner of the Chicago Cubs, Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times and other companies. "We have two Democratic candidates who are vying with each other to describe the economic situation worse.
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Or John Wasnotthepresidentbecausehe'sanarrogantprick McCain.
Cunningham said NOTHING WRONG. McCain offends everyone except HIS OPPONENTS.
Just drop out now. Let Huckabee be the candidate. At least he seems to be willing to fight the Democratic candidates.
What is he thinking? Cunningham is a freaking talk show entertainer. Its his job to rile people.
Even if it WAS the intention to make fun of Obama's middle name, THAT'S HIS JOB. You are supposed to belittle your opponent. If that MILD teasing is offensive, we are lost.
UPDATE: I just heard Cunningham's "rant." He DID NOT make fun of Obama's middle name. He used the middle name like everyone uses Hillary RODHAM Clinton.
McCain says that he refuses to impugn the "integrity" of his opponents. WHAT!? THERE IS A HUGE QUESTION ABOUT THEIR RESPECTIVE INTEGRITY.
McCain is being an idiot.
William F. Buckley, Jr. or Bill, as he liked to be called, has died. Reported on NRO, he died while working in his study this morning.
I feel as if I've lost a family member. He has been an influence for all of my adult life. My mother bought me yearly subscriptions to the National Review as birthday presents. I'm sure he'll get an earful, respectfully, from her. She loved watching him.
And the world has lost a champion for freedom.
But, he is happier now. He has joined his beloved wife, Pat. I know that they will not read this, but, our condolences to his family. And thanks. For without Bill's genius the world would have been a darker place.
May God bless his family and have mercy on him. Amen.
O,CAPTAIN! my Captain! our fearful trip is done;
The port is near, the bells I hear, the people all exulting,
While follow eyes the steady keel, the vessel grim and daring:
But O heart! heart! heart!
O the bleeding drops of red,
Where on the deck my Captain lies,
Fallen cold and dead.
O Captain! my Captain! rise up and hear the bells;
Rise up—for you the flag is flung—for you the bugle trills;
For you bouquets and ribbon’d wreaths—for you the shores a-crowding;
For you they call, the swaying mass, their eager faces turning;
Here Captain! dear father!
This arm beneath your head;
It is some dream that on the deck,
You’ve fallen cold and dead.
My Captain does not answer, his lips are pale and still;
My father does not feel my arm, he has no pulse nor will;
The ship is anchor’d safe and sound, its voyage closed and done;
From fearful trip, the victor ship, comes in with object won;
Exult, O shores, and ring, O bells!
But I, with mournful tread,
Walk the deck my Captain lies,
Fallen cold and dead.
God Speed. And may there be sailing in Heaven......
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"They pose a threat to humanity," said University of Sheffield professor Noel Sharkey ahead of a keynote address Wednesday before Britain's Royal United Services Institute.
Intelligent machines deployed on battlefields around the world -- from mobile grenade launchers to rocket-firing drones -- can already identify and lock onto targets without human help.
Skynet : a secure military communications system family operated by the UK Ministry of Defence since 1969
Apparently the British know something that we don't....
Remember, guns don't kill people. Robots kill people.....
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Here's a report about this "global warming" we've all been warned (and warned and warned and berated and guilt tripped, etc) about. They have graphs and everything, just like those other scientists.
Temperature Monitors Report Widescale Global Cooling
Twelve-month long drop in world temperatures wipes out a century of warming
Over the past year, anecdotal evidence for a cooling planet has exploded. China has its coldest winter in 100 years. Baghdad sees its first snow in all recorded history. North America has the most snowcover in 50 years, with places like Wisconsin the highest since record-keeping began. Record levels of Antarctic sea ice, record cold in Minnesota, Texas, Florida, Mexico, Australia, Iran, Greece, South Africa, Greenland, Argentina, Chile -- the list goes on and on.
No more than anecdotal evidence, to be sure. But now, that evidence has been supplanted by hard scientific fact. All four major global temperature tracking outlets (Hadley, NASA's GISS, UAH, RSS) have released updated data. All show that over the past year, global temperatures have dropped precipitously.
There’s a military maneuver called a “strategic withdrawal”, that allows a defender to give up ground to buy time, to marshal their forces, and to recruit others to their cause. It is as hallowed and successful a maneuver as the “to the last man” defense, and has been even more successful than the latter, on occasion.
That’s what we conservative are doing now: buying time, backpedaling now so we can come back stronger later.
Go read the rest at Kim's.
First is this tidbit on Obama's past from FSM on Obama's connections to SDS/WeatherUnderground members William Ayers and Berandine Dohrn:
I am talking about the extent of the candidate’s ties to domestic terrorists from the 1960s and how the American people might feel about their future president palling around with someone who set off bombs as a member of the group Weather Underground and who, to this day, refuses to apologize for it.
William Ayers told his followers back then:
“Kill all the rich people. Break up their cars and apartments. Bring the revolution home, kill your parents, that’s where it’s really at.” This earns Ayers at least some spiritual kinship to Osama Bin Laden. (In last Sunday’s New York Times Magazine, which of course went to press before Sept. 11, Ayers maintains that this was “a joke.” In a more serious vein, Ayers was quoted by another Times interviewer as saying, “I don’t regret setting bombs. I feel we didn’t do enough.”
The earliest known contact between Obama and Ayers was a “meet and greet” at Ayers’ house in Hyde Park – an upper middle class neighborhood on Chicago’s south side. Ben Smith at Politico gives an overview of the time and circumstance of the meeting:
In 1995, State Senator Alice Palmer introduced her chosen successor, Barack Obama, to a few of the district’s influential liberals at the home of two well known figures on the local left: William Ayers and Bernardine Dohrn.
While Ayers and Dohrn may be thought of in Hyde Park as local activists, they’re better known nationally as two of the most notorious – and unrepentant – figures from the violent fringe of the 1960s anti-war movement.
Now, as Obama runs for president, what two guests recall as an unremarkable gathering on the road to a minor elected office stands as a symbol of how swiftly he has risen from a man in the Hyde Park left to one closing in fast on the democratic nomination for president.
Next is from Asia Times, which examines the women in Obama's life, and the legacy of his mother's communist affiliations:
"Cherchez la femme," advised Alexander Dumas in: "When you want to uncover an unspecified secret, look for the woman." In the case of Barack Obama, we have two: his late mother, the went-native anthropologist Ann Dunham, and his rancorous wife Michelle. Obama's women reveal his secret: he hates America. We know less about Senator Obama than about any prospective president in American history. His uplifting rhetoric is empty, as Hillary Clinton helplessly protests. His career bears no trace of his own character, not an article for the Harvard Law Review he edited, or a single piece of legislation. He appears to be an empty vessel filled with the wishful thinking of those around him. But there is a real Barack Obama. No man - least of all one abandoned in infancy by his father - can conceal the imprint of an impassioned mother, or the influence of a brilliant wife.
Never underestimate the influence of a wife who bitch-slaps her husband in public. Early in Obama's campaign, Michelle Obama could not restrain herself from belittling the senator. "I have some difficulty reconciling the two images I have of Barack Obama. There's Barack Obama the phenomenon. He's an amazing orator, Harvard Law Review, or whatever it was, law professor, best-selling author, Grammy winner. Pretty amazing, right? And then there's the Barack Obama that lives with me in my house, and that guy's a little less impressive," she told a fundraiser in February 2007.
Last is this article, also from FSM, about progress in Iraq, from Army Col. Tom James, commander of the 4th Brigade Combat Team, a component of the Fort Stewart, Ga.-based 3rd Infantry Division. The Iraq veteran and his unit deployed to Iraq in December.
Violence is down across his area of responsibility, James said. “Sunni extremists are severely disrupted; they no longer find sanctuary and support from the (Iraqi) population,” he noted.
James attributed the improved security situation to the effects of the surge, improved Iraqi security force capabilities, and the contributions of the Sons of Iraq and other concerned local citizens’ groups.
“The five-brigade surge gave coalition forces the resources required to concentrate combat power in extremist-dominated areas, that allowed us to occupy key terrain in these areas to avoid enemy re-occupation,” James explained. Today, U.S. forces and Iraqi soldiers and police work together to expand upon those security gains and to
keep the peace, he added.
Tuesday, February 26, 2008
Monday, February 25, 2008
From Norm! Vegas Confidential:
Gennifer Flowers is putting the tapes of her recorded conversations with Bill Clinton during their 12-year affair on the auction block, Vegas Confidential learned Monday.
Asked about the timing of her announcement coming out as Hillary Clinton continues to slide in her presidential bid, “I don’t need to hurt Hillary. She is doing a fine job of that herself, along with her idiot husband. Karma is an interesting thing. If these two don’t get elected, and they are a team, it will be karma coming back to visit them. It's about time."
Military.com has the rest.
Ben Shapiro over at Family Security Matters has some thoughts on the current choices for President.
Many conservatives have decided to sit out the 2008 election. The choice between Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) and Sen. Barack Obama (D-IL) is no choice at all, they say. McCain’s a liberal Republican beloved by the mainstream media; he clashes with the base on a whole host of issues. This election is a lose-lose proposition – the only winning answer, as the computer puts it in the movie War Games, is not to play.
Except there’s one problem: we’re still at war. John McCain may resemble Obama on the environment, campaign finance-reform, and immigration. He may be surprisingly milquetoast on gay marriage and his rhetoric may be moderate on abortion. He may be averse to torturing terrorists. But in general, he’s a hawk’s hawk on foreign policy. His opponents, by contrast, are pacifists of the most egregious sort.
Note to conservatives: sitting on the sidelines this November may mean more dead Americans. Our enemies do not ignore America’s domestic politics – they realize that if Barack Obama is elected president, they can attack us with virtual impunity. Barack Obama’s “change” talk is largely rhetoric, but there’s one way it isn’t just talk – Obama will change America back into the paper tiger of the Bill Clinton years.
Read the rest here
The VAGOP Caucus blog has some video from last week all gun-owners should watch.
Apparently some dhimmicrats think the new bill to allow CC in resturants will result in shootouts at high noon on Broad Street.
For those of you that are unfamiliar with the US Navy, the USS Kitty Hawk (CV-63) is our oldest carrier in service and is on her last cruise. She was commissioned April 21, 1961, becoming the ship with the second longest active status in the Navy. (The USS Constitution sailing ship in Boston Harbor is 209 years old and is still retained on active Navy status.)
The carrier, at 1,069 feet long, displaces over 81,000 tons fully loaded. Her air wing consists of 85 combat and support aircraft.
Miss Kitty is scheduled to be decommissioned this year.
Apparently, that might change.......
India is seeking a carrier. Russia was supposed to provide them one free of charge, except for the cost of a rebuild, which Russia is to do. Russia is screwing it up, due to corruption and a general failure of industry: "As reported by Russian military analyst Aleksandr Golts, "the money [$1.5 billion] was allocated, but the work was never done."
Oops. And thus was an opportunity born.
From The Weekly Standard via Redstate: (emphasis mine)
Enter the United States. According to numerous sources inside India, when U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates visits New Delhi late in February (provided his Tuesday Potomac Primary Day broken shoulder does not alter his itinerary) he will be carrying a signed letter from U.S. President George W. Bush offering a better deal for India than the one they have been struggling to get out of Moscow for four years now. The Indian Navy will reportedly be offered the soon-to-be decommissioned USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) aircraft carrier for free--provided the Indian Navy will agree to purchase 65 of the newest model Boeing F/A-18E/F Super Hornets to be operated off of it.
If true--and if New Delhi accepts--this can do more than just sink the Russian carrier deal and the MiG-29K contract. The Indian Air Force (IAF) are deep in the throes of a tender to purchase almost 200 new fighter aircraft, with Boeing and RSK-MiG both in the field of six contenders. An order of 200 fighter airplanes is unheard of--larger than any such export sale in more than 20 years. In an era where sales of 12, 20, or 40 fighters are more common, this is the PowerBall Lotto of export competitions.
If the Indian Navy decide to take on the F/A-18E/Fs, it makes logistical sense for the IAF to do the same and the competition for this massive sale would probably be over for all of the other competitors before it gets started. This would be a huge blow to the fortunes of RSK-MiG, who are bidding an advanced, developed MiG-29 model they have now re-labeled the MiG-35. It could make it hard for the famous Russian planemaker to stay in the military aircraft market.
Just last December Boeing placed $1 billion worth of outsourced production with India's HAL. To run for 10 years, this contract will have the Indians building portions of the F/A-18E/F, the Chinook CH-47 helicopter, and other Boeing platforms. This incentive--plus the carrier deal--could make the Boeing Super Hornet the proverbial offer that is too good to pass up.It seems as if the proverbial "Yankee trader" might be back. While I have mixed feeling about the idea of a foreign country sailing one of our carriers, the USA has a long history of passing our older ships onto other countries in order to improve relations and alliances. And making India our ally in that part of the world is definitely a good thing......
Sunday, February 24, 2008
Here are a couple of my favorites from Chapter 3 (The War On Terror)
“Sure, most Muslims aren’t terrorists. But we didn’t see any Amish farmers, Israeli Jews, Buddhists, or Lutherans perpetrating or celebrating the mass murder of three thousand people on 9/11. Only militant Islamists celebrated.” p.21
“How is it that liberals, who have found in the Constitution – voila! – unexpressed ‘individual rights’ to abortion, sodomy, and Miranda warnings, suddenly turn a blind eye to the clear nature and motives of the terrorists who are seeking our destruction? We didn’t ask for a religious war or a clash of civilizations, but that’s just what the radical Muslims are fighting. If we don’t defend ourselves, then Heaven help us. (Translation for liberals: “Then Noam Chomsky help us.””) p.23
And my personal favorite:
“Let’s get something straight: The U.S. is the most generous nation in the world. When the tsunami hit Southeast Asia, Americans donated $1 billion privately, and the U.S. government gave $950 million on top of providing all sorts of other financial, military, and moral support to the victims. Hurricane Katrina? Two and a half billion donated. American taxpayers shell out between $6 and $9 billion in foreign aid each year. Muslim countries get a great deal of this – Egypt alone sucks up over $2 billion a year.” P.26
I have a complete list for chapter 3 posted here. It's a great read, and I am seeing things this time through that I missed last time. It's a "must have, must-read" for anyone who wants to be a part of (cue 'X-Files' theme) "the conspiracy!"
Apparently, burning flags and threatening violence to those that offend them is the proper activity to support "human rights."
From the AP (yeah, I know, who else?) on Yahoo news:
Pakistani human rights activists burn a Danish flag at a protest rally to show their anger over the reproduction of Prophet Muhammad cartoons in Denmark, Thursday, Feb. 21, 200, in Gujaranwala, Pakistan.
Weasel Zippers has found the OFFICIAL DANISH APOLOGY.
Friday, February 22, 2008
Thursday, February 21, 2008
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Details on the foreign policy teams of the Democratic candidates.
Wednesday, February 20, 2008
Damn, that's a fine looking girl....
You know what, Barack, I'll help you win just so I don't have to live with THAT for the next four years.....
Listen close, cracker. All I have to do is reach around and twist that head of yours...
Go ahead, I'm married to that......
Hey, Barack, your wife got a sister?
Damn, Thompson has a hot wife!
(thinking, both of them) I just have to keep smiling and pretending to like this assh**e for just a few more minutes.....
What? Sure, we come down to Spring Break every year. We go to Harvard. Want to party?
America's First Black President and America's First (God I hope not) Biracial President pose for posterity.
Bill, you're right. Hillary does have a big old a##.
If you help me win, Bill, I'll pardon you for whatever you want to do about Hillary.......
(to Dukes of Hazzard) Just two good ol' boys, never meanin no harm........
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Tuesday, February 19, 2008
Since I last posted this, I thought that I should bring out this information
Posted on 02/15/2008 5:44:40 PM PST by SeekAndFind
McCain-Soros: A false trail
The Internet and cable TV have been rife with allegations that George Soros funds John McCain. One of the sources for this claim is a book I co-authored last year called The Shadow Party: How George Soros, Hillary Clinton and Sixties Radicals Seized Control of the Democratic Party.
What we reported was that Soros made a contribution to McCain's political organization when McCain was devising the McCain-Feingold bill. If you oppose that bill as I did and do, that's the end of the story.Soros is an anti-American radical, who thinks George Bush is responsible for the war on terror and that Israel is the aggressor and genocidal armies like Hamas the victims. On these critical issues of our time, John McCain has absolutely nothing in common with George Soros. For Soros "American supremacy" is the greatest threat for world peace. For McCain, American military supremacy is the greatest guarantor of world peace. That's quite a difference.
McCain, that supposed stalwart of conservatism, is funded by very liberal organizations. His campaign manager is linked to the largest. And the donors include George Soros.
Yeah, McCain is the candidate for the GOP. No, I'm serious. Since the GOP wants to govern like Democrat-lite, put in a Democrat........
Check out the damning info here.
The Reform Institute is a tax-exempt, supposedly independent 501(c)(3) group, as Ed Morrissey noted two years ago, “that employs Rick Davis, who also works on McCain’s staff as his chief political advisor, and they pay him $110,000 per year. The Reform Institute has often supported McCain, paid for events highlighting him and his agenda, presumably including campaign finance reform.”
Who funded the Reform Institute, which boasts Juan “Think Mexico First” Hernandez as its resident amnesty fellow? The donor list is a who’s who of ultra left-wing, open borders elites.
* The Tides Foundation, which heavily promotes “reproductive justice”...
* Educational Foundation Of America, which also supports abortion. EFA also opposes drilling in ANWR, an issue on which McCain has an ambivalent record. It also supports euthanasia and assisted suicide through the Death With Dignity National Center...
* The Proteus Fund, which also opposed the Yucca Mountain repository...
* OSI (Open Society Institute), founded and funded by George Soros. Among a litany of left-wing causes supported by OSI are People For The American Way, to support their Supreme Court Project....
* David Geffen Foundation ....
Via Discover the Networks, you’ll see that Soros’s OSI is a key open borders funder–providing support to the Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund; the Immigrant Legal Resource Center; the National Immigration Law Center; the National Immigration Forum; the National Council of La Raza; and the American Immigration Law Foundation.
The wife of a Presidential candidate, a wealthy Harvard and Princeton educated attorney, the daughter of parents that lived through the Civil Rights era, lives in a country that has, in the last 65 years, fought wars that liberated millions, changed from a segregated society to an integrated society, provided billions in aid to the poor in this and other countries, provided opportunity for millions of immigrants, and is member of the political party that trumpets support for the downtrodden of minority groups everywhere, SAYS "for the first time in my adult lifetime, I am really proud of my country."
Public service jobs Michelle Obama has held:
1. Spent college running a children’s literacy program.
2. Worked as Assistant to the Mayor of Chicago and Assistant Commissioner of Planning and Development.
3. Was Executive Director for the Chicago office of Public Allies, a non-profit organization encouraging young people to work on social issues in nonprofit groups and government agencies.
4. Developed U. of Chicago’s Community Service Center.
5. Worked for University of Chicago Hospitals, first as executive director for community affairs and, beginning May, 2005, as Vice President for Community and External Affairs.
First time? WTF?
She's never been proud of her country, until now? Why now? Because her husband is running for President? Because people are applauding him? What kind of self-centered, elitist, selfish bitch is this person that can only appreciate this wonderful country because people are voting for her husband?
And I thought Hillary Clinton was bad.
"To my dear compatriots, who gave me the immense honor in recent days of electing me a member of parliament ... I communicate to you that I will not aspire to or accept -- I repeat not aspire to or accept -- the positions of president of the Council of State and commander-in-chief," Castro said in a statement published in the Communist Party's Granma newspaper.
(Full text in english)
President George W. Bush, said he hoped Castro's retirement would mark a new era in Cuba. (See President Bush's reaction.)
"I believe that the change from Fidel Castro ought to begin a period of a democratic transition," Bush said in Rwanda during a tour to Africa. "Eventually this transition ought to lead to free and fair elections. And I mean free and I mean fair."
Cuba's National Assembly, a rubber-stamp legislature, is expected to nominate Castro's brother and designated successor Raul Castro as president. The 76-year-old defense minister has been running the country since emergency intestinal surgery forced his brother to delegate power on July 31, 2006.
Let us hope that the people and rulers of Cuba will use this opportunity to throw off the chains of an outdated, mistaken, dangerous philosophy and embrace freedom in the 21st Century.
Monday, February 18, 2008
WASHINGTON – Just when liberals thought it was safe to start identifying themselves as such, an acclaimed, veteran psychiatrist is making the case that the ideology motivating them is actually a mental disorder.
"Based on strikingly irrational beliefs and emotions, modern liberals relentlessly undermine the most important principles on which our freedoms were founded," says Dr. Lyle Rossiter, author of the new book, "The Liberal Mind: The Psychological Causes of Political Madness."
"Like spoiled, angry children, they rebel against the normal responsibilities of adulthood and demand that a parental government meet their needs from cradle to grave."
Last week, the Home Depot on Midlothain Turnpike (Chesterfield Town Center), generously donated $125.00 in gift cards for the 173DABN. I'll be shipping Tapcons and other fasteners and miscalleaneous (miscacllaahhnets) (misccrtrhwbdfx) assorted tools this week.
So go by and thank them profusely and buy lots of stuff.
Anyone who has something they'd like to send, drop me a comment and a link to spellcheck.
Sunday, February 17, 2008
"My name is a pseudonym derived from the Arabic word 'kafir', which means 'infidel', and the word 'alalazoo', which is an ancient Greek military term, meaning 'to raise a war cry'.
With my videos, I hope to do exactly that. If you are educated along the way, so much the better."
An Open Mind (Redux)
While its not happening here yet, many bad ideas that first start in England seem to get imported. While Governor Kaine and our representatives explore the idea of taking more property rights from business owners, England is talking about needing government permission to even smoke at all....
"Smokers could be forced to pay £10 for a permit to buy tobacco if a government health advisory body gets its way. No one would be able to buy cigarettes without the permit, under the idea proposed by Health England."...cash raised by the proposed scheme would go to the NHS.(National Health Service)
"You've got to get a form, a complex form - the government's good at complex forms; you have got to get a photograph.
"It's a little bit of a problem to actually do it, so you have got to make a conscious decision every year to opt in to being a smoker."
"The senior government advisor putting this idea forward is not only adding to the red tape and bureaucracy we already have in this country.
"He is openly bragging that he wants to make the form as complex as possible to fill in."
I can see people pushing laws like this. I don't smoke. I don't like smoke. But it is a legal product used by adults. Leave it to them whether they wish to smoke. Politicians will use an idea like this to add more power to themselves. Its about them, not you, the smoker. Private citizens should be left alone.
Saturday, February 16, 2008
Because then Lt. Gov. Bolling would be governor...........
Friday, February 15, 2008
I've said it many times before. If you want to see a liberal America, look east to England.
"They'll never take my hunting rifle." "They won't want my shotgun. It's not an assault rifle..."
The powers that be restricted hunting, first. Just like is happening here.
First they came for the assault rifles. Then they came for the handguns. Next they came...
And its always about "safety."
To the Conservatives that think voting for Obama in a protest vote is a good idea:
To the Liberals that think voting for Obama to keep money here is a good idea:
This is what Obama is doing NOW! TODAY! Not when he's President. Along with Senator Biden, he wants to give to the UN, that paragon of honesty and charity, 845 BILLION dollars over the next 13 years. In fact, it won't be just for 13 years...oh, no, the bill sets up the UN money as a tax to that august body. Forever. .7% of GDP to the UN. $65 BILLION a year. At today's GDP. So its just going to get larger. The bill does have a "deadline" but do you really think that any agency will give up that money?
The bill, which is item number four on the committee’s business meeting agenda, passed the House by a voice vote last year because most members didn’t realize what was in it.
Congressional sponsors have been careful not to calculate the amount of foreign aid spending that it would require. According to the website of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, no hearings have been held on the Obama bill in that body.
(WTF!? They don't read the damn bills!)
What's that? You're upset about how much Halliburton gets? About how much the Iraq campaign costs? About NO ACCOUNTABILITY for the money? Is the UN going to be better?
C'mon, think about this as AMERICANS! Not Liberals and Conservatives! Get out of your boxes.
(bold emphasis mine)
A nice-sounding bill called the "Global Poverty Act," sponsored by Democratic presidential candidate Senator Barack Obama, is up for a Senate vote on Thursday and could result in the imposition of a global tax on the United States. The bill, which has the support of many liberal religious groups, makes levels of U.S. foreign aid spending subservient to the dictates of the United Nations.
But on Thursday, February 14, he is trying to rush Obama’s “Global Poverty Act” (S.2433) through his committee. The legislation would commit the U.S. to spending 0.7 percent of gross national product on foreign aid, which amounts to a phenomenal 13-year total of $845 billion over and above what the U.S. already spends.
The legislation itself requires the President “to develop and implement a comprehensive strategy to further the United States foreign policy objective of promoting the reduction of global poverty, the elimination of extreme global poverty, and the achievement of the Millennium Development Goal of reducing by one-half the proportion of people worldwide, between 1990 and 2015, who live on less than $1 per day.” (And you criticized the President for "nation" building. This is "WORLD" building. And of course, we can't actually invest in those countries...And we have to subsidize OUR industries and crops.)
In addition to seeking to eradicate poverty, that declaration commits nations to banning “small arms and light weapons” (that would be YOUR hunting rifles, handguns, and any other firearms that THEY don't like) and ratifying a series of treaties, including the International Criminal Court Treaty (giving the UN power to try American citizens without our legal protections.), the Kyoto Protocol (taking more of our money to stop unproven man made global warming - India, China, 3rd world need not apply), the Convention on Biological Diversity (the UN gets to tell you what YOU can do with your land), the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of ,Discrimination Against Women (Yep, and they'll start with us, not Saudi Arabia), and the Convention on the Rights of the Children (except China, it's in their culture to have forced abortions....).
And the only way to raise that kind of money, Sachs has written, is through a global tax, preferably on carbon-emitting fossil fuels. (Except only western countries have to pay it....bye bye western economies.)
Contact your Senators here!
Typically, the vote broke down along party lines with some fence jumping:
Grouped By Vote Position
|Mikulski (D-MD) |
|McCain (R-AZ) |
|Not Voting - 4|
Do you notice who skipped the vote? Clinton and Obama couldn't stand the heat, while McCain surprised everyone and voted against the bill. He had the cojones to make a stand on the bill. I expected him to vote Yea. And I'm glad that Warner didn't switch sides.
Here's the context in which this vote was conducted:
Gen. Michael Hayden, Director of the CIA, patiently explained to the Congressional Dems:
There is a universe out there of lawful interrogation techniques that we should feel, as a nation, that we have a right to use against our enemies. … The Army Field Manual describes a subset of that universe.
The Army Field Manual does exactly what … it needs to do for the United States Army. But on the face of it, it would make no … sense to apply the Army's field manual to CIA.
The population of who's doing it is different than the population that would be working for me inside the CIA interrogation program. It meets the needs of America's Army in terms of who's going to do it, which in the case of the Army Field Manual would be a relatively large population of relatively young men and women who've received good training but not exhaustive training in all potential situations.
The population of who they do it to would also be different. In the life of the CIA detention program we have held fewer than a hundred people. And … actually, fewer than a third of those people have had any techniques used against them – enhanced techniques – in the CIA program. America's Army literally today is holding over 20,000 detainees in Iraq alone.
There's a difference in terms of … the circumstances under which you're doing the interrogation. And I know there can be circumstances in military custody that are as protected and isolated and controlled as in our detention facilities, but in many instances that is not the case. These are interrogations against enemy soldiers, who almost always will be lawful combatants, in tactical situations, from whom you expect to get information of transient and tactical value. None of that applies to the detainees we hold, to the interrogators we have, or the information we are attempting to seek.
If it is the judgment of the American political process that the Army Field Manual and the processes of the FBI are adequate to the defense of the republic in all conditions of threat, in all periods in the future, that's what we will do. My view is that would substantially increase the danger to America and that my agency should be allowed to continue the use of techniques which have been judged lawful by the attorney general and briefed to this committee.
The enemy consists of "people" that think nothing of beheading anyone that disagrees with them. These scum use innocent retarded girls as bomb carriers. And the Democrats are worried about "harsh treatment" like we're going to use acid baths or red hot pincers on innocent people.
Oh, wait, that would be the other guys that did that.
While waterboarding is terrible, while "harsh treatment" can be considered torture, why is it that the US is held to a double standard? Every country in the world protects itself. Why is it that the USA is always supposed to hamstring its defenses. This is a war of intelligence. This is a war of the knife. We should not give our government a "carte blanche" to conduct operations, but, sometimes, things need to be done that are unpleasant.
Tell me, would you not waterboard Mohammed Atta if you had intel on 9/11?
"Good people sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf. "
"To survive it is often necessary to fight and to fight you have to dirty yourself. "
Thursday, February 14, 2008
Do you feel intimidated by weapons? Do you think, because you are a "girl," that concealed carry, especially .45, is not for you? Do you have questions about guns, shooting, carry, and what people think about people that carry?
Limatune's Range Diary. She knows what she is talking about.
And she's a movie star too.
Her answer to the question, "Why do you need to carry a gun?"
And here is an answer to a related question:
If this sounds like you, give her site a try. I know that I'm going back. And taking Mrs. Cargosquid with me.
Please leave a comment.