Some bloggers says this ad goes too far. I say it poses a great question. Who do you want answering the phone at White House at 3AM? John McCain can pose this question regarding the two Democrat front-runners.
Friday, February 29, 2008
Newsbusters points out how TV coverage of the war in Iraq has shriviled in direct proportion to the positive developments in that country. Without a negative storyline to cast the war as a "miserable failure" and borrow the Democrat's mantra of "the President's failed policy in Iraq" the media finds other things to target in their campaign to paint the nation in a negative light.
Showing success in Iraq would embarass Democrats who have staked their political careers on U.S. failure in that country. If major television and print coverage were to show how the U.S. military working together with Iraqis have destroyed nearly all of the al Qaeda in Iraq it would present the Democrats with the bothersome chore of explaining their predictions of doom and gloom for U.S. efforts in that country.
Thursday, February 28, 2008
Obama makes George McGovern look like an outright hawk in this 52 second spot that outlines how he would decimate this country's ability to defend itself against nuclear and other high tech weaponry. Obama is the kind of guy Chomskyites the world over can get behind. The Illinois Senator portrays any American expenditure for self-preservation and defense as evil and unwarrented. By initiating a plan like the one he outlines in this video Obama would effectively disarm America and leave the nation vulnerable to attack from Islamic facists and countries intent on our destruction. Senator Obama says he would cut investments in unproven missile defense systems like the one that brought down the disabled satellite last week. Obama would slow development of future combat systems leaving us behind the development of weapons systems by unfriendly foreign nations. Obama says he would set a goal of a world without nuclear weapons. Nice try but that never worked very well with the Soviets. In fact those policies were such a miserable failures that we were left with dangerous vulnerabilities in our missle deterrent until a fellow by the name of Ronald Wison Reagon became President and coined the phrase, "trust but verify". Within nine years the walls of the Soviet Union and their Iron Curtain proxies came tumbling down. Obama, you're no Ronald Reagan!
Classic video clip from the late sixties, William F. Buckley takes on odious Communist apologist, Noam Chomsky on Buckley's PBS program firing line. Buckley points out Chomsky's convenient lapses in the historical record to fit in with his anti-American narrative. Chomsky continually flits over the brutal and repressive invasion of Checkoslovakia in 1968 by the Soviet Union as Buckley presses in with, "If you can't distinguish between the nature of our venture in Guatemala and the nature of the Soviet Union's in Prague, then we have real difficulties." -- Rest in Peace, William F. Buckley.
Monday, February 25, 2008
"Principled" Senator Barack Obama won't salute the flag during this awful rendition of the national anthem at a campaign appearance with other leading Dems in Iowa. If you can stand to hear the rank amatuer belt out the worst version of the national anthem ever recorded you will see that all the other presidential candidates show their respect for the nation by saluting the flag of the United States. (At least he didn't choose to remain seated.) Oh, and of course the Obama's are really finally proud of our country.
Saturday, February 23, 2008
USS Erie launches missle that destroys old US spy satellite. Good video without commentary.
Friday, February 22, 2008
Barack Obama steps in it during last night's debate with Hillary Clinton. The Oracle of Chicago's south side proclaimed with sonorous solemnity that American troops are so destitute and in need of supplies that they are reduced to foraging for arms and ammunition from the bodies of dead Taliban. The Senator must think this is Czarist Russia in 1917! Is Obama trying to be America's version of Vladimir Ilyich Lenin in the 21st Century? There is NO TIME that American troops have EVER been sent into battle without rifles from the dawn of last century to the sunshine of the present day! And, just to clue-in the Junior Senator, Captains command companies not platoons and NO platoon is ever split into two different theaters! Are we to believe that a man who went to Columbia University and the Harvard Law School where he was elected the Harvard Law Review's first black president in its 104-year history falls for the drek that comes spewing out of the mouths of crazy leftists? Senator John Warner has called Obama's bluff about this anecdote from an "anonymous source" (famous leftist synonym for making-the-whole-story-up) with a call for a Senate investigative committee to look into the Illinois Senator's allegations. C'mon Obama, put up or shut up! Do we see another Obama spin cycle in the making?
Thursday, February 21, 2008
Obama supporter Senator Kirk Watson couldn't name ONE accomplishment for the preening orator from Illinois, Senator Barack Obama. Matthews grilled his guest mercilessly to come up with just ONE accomplishment that Obama has made during his limited tenure in Washington. Watson was completely stumped for an answer. This was just too good! It shows that Obama is all wind and no blow.
Saturday, February 16, 2008
A short video on the rampant Anti-Americanism in Western Europe. Of particular note, the Anti-Family and Anti-Christian bias that underscores how the United States is portrayed in Europe. Notice how the European storyline of the USA mirrors that of the American Media, the Democratic Party and their Soro's funded allies.
Mexican President Felipe Calderon's recent whirlwind visit to the United States, was crammed with stops for various speaking engagements and meetings with immigration activists, legislators and governors along both coasts. During one such engagement, Mr. Calderon asked in remarks before the California State Assembly in Sacramento, California, "Did we work together to provide organized and humane migration, or did we continue to allow hundreds to die each year?" He noted that Mexico and the United States, "must take a comprehensive approach" to immigration that is "legal, safe and organized."
In response to these and other remarks made by the visiting head of state, Representative Tom Tancredo (R-Littleton, CO) published an open letter to the Mexican President. I have published the full text of the letter.
I was disappointed by misguided comments you recently made regarding U.S.-Mexico relations and U.S. immigration laws. Purveying misinformation and absurd allegations is hardly a positive step to building a constructive partnership.
According to the Associated Press you recently said, “You have two economies. One economy is intensive in capital, which is the American economy. One economy is intensive in labor, which is the Mexican economy. We are two complementary economies, and that phenomenon is impossible to stop.” Yes, both countries benefit by the 85% of Mexico’s manufacturing exports that come to the U.S., but people are not commodities. While I appreciate your concern for our joint prosperity, the economic and social ills that plague your country cannot be resolved by simply exporting your citizens to the United States.
It is undeniable that Mexico faces major challenges. Endemic corruption and the power of violent drug cartels still dominate everyday life across Mexico. Beyond the headlines, Mexico has deep institutional maladies. Mexico’s absurdly antiquated Napoleonic-inquisition styled legal system and the squandering of robust energy-industry opportunity by a poorly managed, state-run Pemex monopoly are just two examples of the kind of self-inflicted wounds that hobble your troubled nation.
I understand that you are attempting to resolve some of these problems and applaud your leadership in trying to do so. But what would contribute more to the long term stability of your economy and your country would be to focus more energy on addressing your domestic challenges and less on lobbying the U.S. to provide amnesty for Mexicans who have illegally entered this country with the blessing of your government. In doing so, you might be able to keep Mexico’s “best and brightest young men” in Mexico – where they can contribute more to Mexico’s economy than remittance payments. Unfortunately, your recent comments indicate that Mexico will continue its policy of encouraging illegal immigration and treating the United States as little more than a dumping ground for your social and economic problems.
In your speech yesterday to the California State legislature, you lectured the American people on how to improve our immigration policies. Why did you not propose that we model our policies on Mexico’s own policies toward illegal entry across your own southern border? Mexico expends enormous resources to prevent Guatemalans, Hondurans and Salvadorans from entering the country illegally, but you castigate the United States for wanting secure borders. Mr. President, in my neighborhood that is called hypocrisy.
You proposed in your Sacramento speech that “migration” be made “legal, safe and organized.” Mr. President, we already have such a program and it is called legal immigration. Over one million legal immigrants come through our ports of entry each year, not across our border fences. The American people set limits on the number of legal immigrants through our immigration laws, and it is not the job of the Mexican government to revise or expand those limits.
President Calderon, you are insulting the American people when you tell us that fifteen to twenty million illegal aliens in our country bring only benefits and no costs. I challenge you to give one concrete example of how the enforcement of our existing immigration laws violates anyone’s human rights. The people of Oklahoma are not anti-Mexican for passing laws to require verification of employment eligibility. The people of Indiana are not anti-immigrant for passing laws to require photo identification for voting. The people of California are not anti-Mexican for denying driver’s licenses to illegal aliens. The people of Arizona are not anti-immigrant for passing laws that deny welfare benefits to people who are in that state unlawfully.
It is no secret that the purpose of your visit is to influence the American election, and in fact your trip has been billed as a high-stakes effort to shape the immigration debate underway in the U.S. presidential race. What is perhaps more disappointing, however, is your attempt to insinuate that anti-amnesty sentiment here in the U.S. is the same as anti-Mexican sentiment. I am referring to your statement, “I need to change in the perception that the Americans are the enemy, and it is important to change the perception that the Mexicans are the enemy.”
It is both disingenuous and dangerous for you to inject this kind of xenophobia into this debate. The fact that the overwhelming majority of Americans support the enforcement of our immigration laws and take issue with the notion that we should reward illegal behavior, hardly qualifies as ethnic animosity or international enmity. What you must understand is that a treasured aspect of our national foundation is a respect for the rule of law. Perhaps if corruption were not so widespread and commonplace in Mexico, it would be easier for you to understand this.
President Calderon, in many ways your trip thus far has been a long series of mixed messages. You accuse the United States of recent protectionist trends, yet you heavily restrict foreign entry into Mexico’s energy sector through a massive, state-run Pemex monopoly. You assure American politicians that an open flow of cheap Mexican labor is not only benign but vitally necessary, but you take great care in securing your own southern border with Guatemala. You come to the United States purportedly to promote better political and economic ties with the U.S., but then issue a thinly veiled threat that Mexicans will regard the U.S. as an enemy if we refuse to provide millions of illegal aliens with unconditional amnesty.
President Calderon, I respectfully suggest that the next time you visit our country, rather than trying to influence U.S. policymakers or our election process, you take time to listen to Americans rather than lecture them. If you want to make changes in government policies, apply your energies to Mexico’s laundry list of problems rather than meddling in domestic American politics.
Frank, honest and to the point.
Wednesday, February 13, 2008
Berkeley California made national news last week after its city council adopted a resolution calling the Marines "Uninvited, Unwelcome Intruders" due to the presence of one of their officer recruitment centers on Shattuck Avenue in the city known for its many eccentricities. The council further granted the deviant protest group Code Pink a parking permit directly in front of the Marine recruiting station. The result was that persons trying to access the recruiting station were treated with taunts and threats and prevented from entering the premises by Code Pink activists barracading and sometimes chaining themselves to the door while Berkely police stood by and did nothing.
These craven and dispicable actions on the part of a derranged local administrative body and its police force sparked a groundswell of protest by people of good conscience from around the country. Phone calls, letters and emails of protest flooded the city to demand a retraction of their resolution. The city's email server crashed from the sheer volume of email that flooded the city councilmen's inboxes. Some members of the council reported that they had received 26,000 rebuking them for their vote in favor of the resolution.
People from around the nation, conservative and liberal took airplanes, cars, buses and trains to be present for counter-demonstration against those who were attacking the Marines by their disruptive actions and the city government that enabled the anti-military protesters.
Yesterday saw clashes between protesters on both sides of the issue with allegations that the Berkeley police and local office of the California Highway Patrol stood by and did nothing as some counter-protesters from Move America Forward were assaulted by deranged members of the Code Pink crowd. (Although deranged is a great way to describe Code Pink in general)
Radio commentator and Move America Forward organizer Melanie Morgan describes the scene as it developed through the day:
Berkeley, the birthplace of free speech, is now officially the center of intolerant hatred for anyone who sticks up for the men and women who are fighting and dying to protect THEIR rights.
Before our sound system was nearly sabotaged, a young man posing as a pro-troop supporter asked to speak to the crowd. I allowed him to talk (about his family’s ‘service’)when he started spewing obscenities about the ‘illegal, immoral, unjust war’ . I grabbed the microphone back, and he tried to clobber me with it.
Gold Star Dad Mark Crowley knocked him to the ground, where he found a faceful of dirt to keep him company.
Our side sang God Bless America, America the beautiful and other stirring songs that seemed to enrage the elderly commies.
25,000 petitions were collected by Move America Forward with the help of other pro-troops groups like Gathering of Eagles, EaglesUp, Vets for Freedom and others. There were Eagles EVERYWHERE today.
And Patriot Guard Riders.
And American Legion vets.
And members of the Military Order of the Purple Heart.
5,000 petition signatures were also collected by an organization in Washington headed by Nicholas Provenzano, who flew out to Berkeley on the red-eye to deliver to the City Council. Red, White and Blue Americans rushed to our side from Atlanta, Georgia, New York, Pennsylvania, Colorado, San Diego, and other parts of the United States.
Our crowds numbered into the thousands throughout the day.
So gratifying. So humbling.
People of all ages, races, and political backgrounds (yes even some incensed liberals) honored our active duty service members serving in Iraq and Afghanistan, and in other parts around the world.
Clashes between supporters of the men and women in the U.S. Armed Forces and the anti-U.S. dregs of society known as Code Pink, International ANSWER and assorted teenagers released from their Stalinist indoctrination classes at Berkley High School culminated that evening with a series of speeches by members of both sides during that community's planned city council meeting.
At the end of a very long city council meeting where the usual suspects of Code-Pinkos, International ANSWER and faux veterans claiming innumerable horrors and injustices of the military were followed by Veitnam Veterans, Moms and Dads of those now serving in Iraq and Afghanistan as well as real Veterans of the Gulf War and Iraq and Afghanistan. The council stepped back from their earlier resolution voting 7-2 to rescind its earlier action informing the Marine Corps that its local recuiting office was not welcome in the city.
The council later voted not to apologize to the Marine Corps for its actions in January. Council member Linda Maio said "We do not want to ostracize our troops, they are our sons and our daughters. We care about them. We love them and we want to bring them home."
Oh sure, they really care about them. That's why the council passed that outrageous resolution last January. And to show their support for our troops, Code Pink plans to introduce a resolution on the local ballot to oust the Marine recruiters from Berkeley. Jodie Evans, a Berkeley yoga studio owner and co-founder of the anti-military group says, "We want voters to be able to decide" adding, "just like they have a say whether a liquor store or porn shop opens near a school".
Code Pink equates a Marine recruiting center with a porn shop or liquor store so that young people ("Children" in leftist jargon) won't be exposed to the opportunity to serve their country. Code Pink would like to close all recruiting offices across the country so that no one would be able to serve in the armed forces of the United States. Code Pink's ambition is that all American cities treat the Marine and other military recruiters in the same shabby fashion as the Berkeley city council and police have done. Code Pinkos and International ANSWER types know that as long as the United States has an assertive President willing to use a strong military backed by a supportive civilian base, their dreams of creating an Internationalist Socialist Dictatorship will never be realized.
HooAhhh Marines! Semper Fi!
Tuesday, February 12, 2008
Monday, February 11, 2008
Fox TV News in Houston features the opening of a campaign office funded by volunteers of the campaign to elect Barack Obama, the junior Senator from Illinois who scoffs at wearing an American Flag pin on his lapel and objects to placing his hand on his heart while the national anthem is being played.
The newscast shows without comment, an unofficial campain office for the Senators' run as President of the United States which prominently displays a Cuban flag as a backdrop featuring the likeness of the murderous "revolutionary" Ernesto "Che" Guevara on the wall. The video segment can be viewed here.
What is the Senator's opinion of saluting the flag of the Cuban Revolution?
Just to show what great guy Putin is now that he has taken a more threatening tone with the West, a Russian Tu-95 like this one buzzed an American Aircraft Carrier in the Western Pacific over the weekend. The AP reports that a Tu-95 "Bear" flew directly over the USS Nimitz twice while another Tu-95 circled 58 miles from the carrier. Four F/A-18 fighters were launched in response to the arriving Bears and escorted the bombers as they flew in the vicinity of the Nimitz. The ploy was a way of telling the U.S. Navy that if the bombers wanted to they could get close enough to fire a shot at the Nimitz. I'm sure it was all in good fun though. The Tu-95 probably had a big smiley face painted on its side to say, "Have a nice day" to the fleet. I always thought the Tu-95 looked kind of cool with its counter-rotating props and 35 degree swept wing. It would be a shame if the Russians were to do something stupid in the air while they were within striking range of our ships. That Vladimir, such a kidder!
Sunday, February 10, 2008
Michelle Malkin posts former Colorado Governor Dick Lamm's plan to destroy the U.S.A. I have posted part of this amazing admission for your perousal.
I have to confess that I had to look at this post several times to make sure that I was reading this post right or that his entry wasn't being written with tongue firmly in cheek but Governor Lamm seems to be deadly serious when he writes, "I have a secret plan to destroy America."
I couldn't believe what I was reading and figured it must be some sort of hoax but the Governor's remarks were made as he addressed a conference sponsored by the Federation for American Immigration Reform in Washington back in 2004. Dick Lamm's outlandish speach is even referenced in snopes. But I digress.
Governor Lamm continues, "If you believe, as many do, that America is too smug, too white bread, too self-satisfied, too rich, let’s destroy America. It is not that hard to do."
Now I grant you that there are a number of sick, twisted demented people out there who share Dick Lamm's animous for the United States and all of its traditions but only a few of these mental cases can lay claim to having been elected to public office. (Witness the modern day Democrat Party) So now we have a man and a group with a purpose which would explain everything about their motiviations, talking points and methods when the issue of immigration and protection of the country's sovereignty comes up.
Governor Lamm observes, "No nation in history has survived the ravages of time. Arnold Toynbee observed that all great civilizations rise and they all fall, and that “an autopsy of history would show that all great nations commit suicide.” Here is my plan:"
(By this point I'm sure the DNC and their familiars are at the edge of their seats)
1. We must first make America a bilingual-bicultural country. History shows, in my opinion, that no nation can survive the tension, conflict and antagonism of two competing languages and cultures. It is a blessing for an individual to be bilingual; it is a curse for a society to be bilingual.
2. I would then invent “multiculturalism” and encourage immigrants to maintain their own culture. I would make it an article of belief that all cultures are equal: that there are no cultural differences that are important. I would declare it an article of faith that the black and Hispanic dropout rate is only due to prejudice and discrimination by the majority. Every other explanation is out-of-bounds.
3. We can make the United States a “Hispanic Quebec” without much effort. The key is to celebrate diversity rather than unity.
4. Having done all this, I would make our fastest-growing demographic group the least educated. I would add a second underclass, unassimilated, undereducated and antagonistic to our population. I would have this second underclass have a 50 percent dropout rate from school.
5. I would then get the big foundations and big business to give these efforts lots of money. I would invest in ethnic identity, and I would establish the cult of victimology. I would get all minorities to think their lack of success was all the fault of the majority. I would start a grievance industry blaming all minority failure on the majority population.
6. I would establish dual citizenship and promote divided loyalties. I would “celebrate diversity.” “Diversity” is a wonderfully seductive word. It stresses differences rather than commonalities.
7. Then I would place all these subjects off-limits–make it taboo to talk about. I would find a word similar to “heretic” in the 16th century that stopped discussion and paralyzed thinking. Words like “racist”, “xenophobe” halt argument and conversation. Having made America a bilingual-bicultural country, having established multiculturalism, having the large foundations fund the doctrine of “victimology,” I would next make it impossible to enforce our immigration laws.
8. Lastly, I would censor Victor Davis Hanson’s book “Mexifornia” –this book is dangerous; it exposes my plan to destroy America. So please, please–if you feel that America deserves to be destroyed–please, please–don’t buy this book! This guy is on to my plan.
Malkin ends her post with a cogent quote from U.S. media and foreign policy critic, Noam Chomsky, “The smart way to keep people passive and obedient is to strictly limit the spectrum of acceptable opinion..."
Tell me these people are not traitors.
Hillary gets swept in Lousiana, Nebraska, the U.S. Virgin Islands and Washington state by Senator Barack Obama in the Democratic run for the White House. The former first lady, looking quite haggard and depressed over her loses chooses this as an opportunity to flail yet again at her favorite whipping boy (not Bubba) but George W. Bush. She spins a yarn of nearly eight years of lies, cronyism, and corruption that summ up the Clinton years in the White House and tries to pin that legacy on the current administration. Judging from the reaction of the crowd to Mrs. Clinton's bogus assertions it shows the old phrase attributed to P.T. Barnum that "there's a sucker born every minute" is true. Geraldo wants to give Hillary a hug.
Tuesday, February 05, 2008
Most recent Romney ad highlights the kinship between Hillary Clinton and John McCain's views on the issues. Two sides of the same coin.
Monday, February 04, 2008
Senator Clinton promises to enact an "enforcement mechanism" to force people to enroll in a National Healthcare System. Whether that involves garnishing the wages of unwilling citizens to pay for HillaryCare or use some other mechanism to force compliance, Hillary plans to have every citizen enrolled like it or not. Sounds exactly like the kind of forced compliance the Soviets would impose on their hapless citizens.
Saturday, February 02, 2008
Ann Coulter says she'd campaign for Clinton if the GOP nominates McCain as its 2008 presidential candidate.