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  • Barack Obama should stop apologising for America

    06/04/2009 5:41:35 AM PDT · by RobinMasters · 32 replies · 1,800+ views
    Telegraph ^ | June 03, 2009 | Nile Gardiner
    It is time for President Obama to recognise that his strategy is weakening his country and making the United States more vulnerable to attack, says Nile Gardiner. No leader in American history has gone to greater lengths than Barack Obama to make amends for his own country. From condemnation of American “arrogance” in a speech in Strasbourg to acknowledging U.S. “mistakes” before millions of Muslims on Arab television, Obama has rarely missed an opportunity to apologise for the actions of the American people. President Obama has elevated the art of national self-loathing to new heights, and seems to delight in...
  • Obama Breaks With Gates, Cancels Nuke Program (Effectively begins dismantling of Nuclear Arsenal)

    05/12/2009 12:13:47 PM PDT · by MattAMiller · 82 replies · 2,955+ views
    The New Republic - The Plank ^ | 12.05.2009 | Michael Crowley
    Obama's new budget plan includes a little-noted sea change in U.S. nuclear policy, and a step towards his vision of a denuclearized world. It provides no funding for the Reliable Replacement Warhead program, created to design a new generation of long-lasting nuclear weapons that don't need to be tested. (The military is worried that a nuclear test moratorium in effect since 1992 might endanger the reliability of an aging US arsenal.) But this spring Obama issued a bold call for a world free of nuclear weapons, and part of that vision entails leading by example. That means halting programs that...
  • Sorensen says lawyers too silent on torture (New Camelot barf)

    05/11/2009 10:14:29 AM PDT · by stan_sipple · 4 replies · 407+ views ^ | 5-10-2009 | Don Walton
    Too many American lawyers remained silent while the United States conducted illegal torture and the Constitution was violated by disregard for the rule of law, Ted Sorensen told law graduates Saturday. In a commencement address at the University of Nebraska College of Law, his alma mater, Sorensen urged the graduates to act with courage and embrace integrity in their professional pursuits. “Most of you as new lawyers will soon find it easy to make a buck but find it hard to make a difference,” he said, according to an advance copy of the speech obtained by the Journal Star. Sorensen,...
  • President of Costa Rica: US not to blame for past, present or future ills confronting Latin America

    05/09/2009 11:11:39 AM PDT · by AuntB · 23 replies · 1,703+ views
    NAFBPO- M3Foreign news report ^ | May 8, 2009 | NAFBPO
    La Prensa (Managua, Nicaragua) 5/7/09 (Full translation of speech by Oscar Arias, President of Costa Rica, at the Summit of the Americas meeting in Trinidad & Tobago on April 18, 2009) “I have the impression that every time Caribbean and Latin American countries get together with the president of the United States of America it is to ask for things or to demand something. Almost always it’s to blame the United States for our past, present and future ills. I don’t believe that is at all just. We cannot forget that Latin America had universities before the United States created...
  • OBAMA'S KOWTOW TOUR: TOSSING US UNDER A BUS (lending credibility to buffoons and despots)

    04/29/2009 8:31:11 AM PDT · by Liz · 2 replies · 389+ views
    NY POST ^ | 4/29/09 | VOX POPULI
    *** At G20 .....Obama lent credibility to buffoons and despots. What wisdom did he glean from Daniel Ortega' s hate-filled excoriations? Fidel Castro has already hurled back Obama's olive branch, slamming the door on freeing political prisoners. Rather than celebrate the political legacy that put him in the White House, he breaks the bonds of our political traditions. NAMES REDACTED Westwood, NJ *** .........."righties" made such a fuss over Pres Obama's "World Capitulation Tour".......not simply because he threw the US under the bus in a fit of self-flagellation. It's because he was utterly ineffective....we were treated to the spectacle of...
  • Todays news: Obama blames America, apologizes, submits to world government [Freepathon thread XI]

    04/27/2009 2:25:15 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 77 replies · 7,369+ views
    Click here to donate to FR ^ | April 27, 2009 | Jim Robinson
    Today's breaking news, same as yesterday, same as tomorrow: Corruption and greed plague DC and Wall Street. Obama taxes, begs, borrows and spends as formerly free markets falter and fail. Unemployment, bankruptcy, despair soar. Swine flu hits Mexico. World Health Organization declares flu pandemic. Schools close in Mexico and Texas. Panic spreads. Earthquake hits Mexico. "Illegal" guns flow from U.S. to Mexico. Illegal drugs, illegal aliens, crime, disease and violence flow back. CO2 emmissions threaten to overheat the earth, raise sea levels, drown millions. War continues to spread in the Middle East. Corruption, crime, violence, greed, plagues, pestilence, drought, floods,...
  • Now Obama Apologizes For The US Causing Global Warming!?!?!

    04/27/2009 5:30:17 PM PDT · by Shellybenoit · 13 replies · 782+ views
    Guardian/The Lid ^ | 4/27/09` | The Lid
    The Obama administration has done it again. Now we are sorry for something that hasn't even been proven, man-made climate change. Today Hillary Clinton apologized for the United States at a two day meeting of the world's major polluters. Just what the heck are these people thinking? Maybe it's me, but I am damned tired of the United States leading the world in apologies. We have done more to feed and protect the world than any other nation in the history of this planet. Its about time this Administration show some pride in this country instead of finding something to...
  • Obama Administration To Release Bush-Era Detainee Photos[Shaming America, Again!]

    04/23/2009 7:00:42 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 88 replies · 3,869+ views
    LA Times ^ | April 23, 2009
    Obama administration to release Bush-era detainee photos The pictures show Americans' alleged abuse of prisoners in Iraq and Afghanistan. An ACLU lawyer says they prove that Abu Ghraib 'was not aberrational.' By Peter Wallsten, Julian Barnes and Greg Miller April 23, 2009 Reporting from Washington -- The Obama administration agreed late Thursday to release dozens of photographs depicting alleged abuse by U.S. personnel during the Bush administration of prisoners in Iraq and Afghanistan. At least 44 pictures will be released on May 28 -- making public for the first time images of what the military investigated as abuse that took...
  • Obama Blames America (Demonizing Harry Truman may not play well with the voters)

    04/21/2009 8:09:36 PM PDT · by St. Louis Conservative · 9 replies · 836+ views
    The Wall Street Journal ^ | April 22, 2009 | Dorothy Rabinowitz
    The president of the United States has completed another outing abroad in his now standard form: as the un-Bush. At one stop after another -- the latest in Latin America, where Hugo Chávez expressed wishes to be his friend -- Barack Obama fulfilled his campaign vows to show the nations of the world that a new American leadership stood ready to atone for the transgressions of the old. All went as expected in these travels, not counting certain unforeseen results of that triumphal European tour. The images of that trip, in which Mr. Obama dazzled ecstatic Europeans with citations of...
  • Obama Blames America [And the MSM Fawns Over Him]

    04/21/2009 6:53:44 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 15 replies · 773+ views
    Wall St. Journal ^ | April 21, 2009
    APRIL 21, 2009, 9:32 P.M. ET Obama Blames America Demonizing Harry Truman may not play well with voters. By DOROTHY RABINOWITZ The president of the United States has completed another outing abroad in his now standard form: as the un-Bush. At one stop after another -- the latest in Latin America, where Hugo Chávez expressed wishes to be his friend -- Barack Obama fulfilled his campaign vows to show the nations of the world that a new American leadership stood ready to atone for the transgressions of the old. All went as expected in these travels, not counting certain unforeseen...
  • Obama Blames U.S. Guns in Mexico

    04/18/2009 8:16:30 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 36 replies · 1,338+ views
    Black Enterprise / The Washington Times ^ | April 17, 2009 | Stephen Dinan
    Meeting face-to-face with Mexican President Felipe Calderon, President Obama on Thursday said the U.S. is to blame for much of Mexico's drug violence, and he set up a major congressional gun-control battle by calling on the Senate to ratify a treaty designed to track and cut the flow of guns to other countries. Mr. Obama said he wants to renew a ban on some semiautomatic weapons but that it is not likely to pass Congress. Instead, he called for the Senate to ratify a decade-old hemispherewide treaty that would require nations to mark all weapons produced in the country and...
  • Clinton Scores Points by Admitting Past U.S. Errors

    04/17/2009 7:29:55 PM PDT · by balls · 28 replies · 1,067+ views
    SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic — It has become a recurring theme of Hillary Rodham Clinton’s early travels as the chief diplomat of the United States: she says that American policy on a given issue has failed, and her foreign listeners fall all over themselves in gratitude. On Friday, Mrs. Clinton said here that the uncompromising policy of the Bush administration toward Cuba had not worked. That, she said, is why President Obama decided earlier this week to lift restrictions on travel and financial transfers for United States residents with relatives in Cuba. “We are continuing to look for productive ways...
  • Napolitano Apologizes for Offending Veterans After DHS Eyes Them for 'Rightwing Extremism'

    04/16/2009 12:24:26 PM PDT · by GOP_Lady · 115 replies · 2,435+ views ^ | 04-16-09 | Fox News
    Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano apologized to veterans in a FOX News interview after a DHS report labeled returning troops at risk for embracing right-wing extremism. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano apologized to veterans after a report issued by her department said troops returning from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan were at risk for being recruited by right-wing extremists. "To the extent veterans read it as an accusation ... an apology is owed," she said during an on-air interview on FOX News Thursday, a day after veterans' groups and members of Congress blasted her for the report, which they...
  • Addison's Apology to The World

    04/14/2009 4:20:42 AM PDT · by Titmouse · 625+ views
    The Aspen Times ^ | 4/14/09 | Addison Gardner
    I grew up in a matriarchal household, sandwiched between sisters and presided over by Adolph Eichmann’s ex-secretary, “Klara.” Nobody knows how Klara managed to immigrate to America, but she never set foot on Ellis Island. It was the early ’50s, “Ike” was president, and New Jersey was still notorious for its prewar flirtations with the pro-Nazi, “German American Bund.” My parents were in their early 20s and had no inkling of Klara’s background; they just knew she was a no-nonsense disciplinarian. I learned the wisdom of apologizing for my mistakes in a giddy-up hurry. My father and I had an...
  • Oil Companies Loath to Follow Obama’s Green Lead

    04/07/2009 1:20:41 PM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 39 replies · 1,320+ views
    New York Times ^ | April 7, 2009 | Jad Mouawad
    The Obama administration wants to reduce oil consumption, increase renewable energy supplies and cut carbon dioxide emissions in the most ambitious transformation of energy policy in a generation. But the world’s oil giants are not convinced that it will work. Even as Washington goes into a frenzy over energy, many of the oil companies are staying on the sidelines, balking at investing in new technologies favored by the president, or even straying from commitments they had already made. Royal Dutch Shell said last month that it would freeze its research and investments in wind, solar and hydrogen power, and focus...
  • Video-Krauthammer Slams Obama "Europe 'Been Sucking On America's Tit For 60 years"

    04/03/2009 5:47:48 PM PDT · by Talkradio03 · 46 replies · 2,431+ views
    Charles Krauthammer fires back at Blame America First Barack Obama. What Obama said on foreign soil today about America was disgraceful.
  • US to seek a seat on UN rights council

    03/31/2009 1:27:56 PM PDT · by SmithL · 9 replies · 514+ views
    AP via SFGate ^ | 3/31/9 | MATTHEW LEE, Associated Press Writer
    WASHINGTON, (AP) -- The State Department says the United States will seek election to the U.N. Human Rights Council, the Obama administration's latest reversal of President George W. Bush's foreign policies. The department says the Obama administration wants to participate in the council's activities as part of a new era of U.S. engagement with the world.
  • End the War on Drugs [Ron Paul]

    03/30/2009 6:49:14 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 156 replies · 4,999+ views
    We have recently heard many shocking stories of brutal killings and ruthless violence related to drug cartels warring with Mexican and US officials. It is approaching the fever pitch of a full blown crisis. Unfortunately, the administration is not likely to waste this opportunity to further expand government. Hopefully, we can take a deep breath and look at history for the optimal way to deal with this dangerous situation, which is not unprecedented. Alcohol prohibition in the 1920’s brought similar violence, gangs, lawlessness, corruption and brutality. The reason for the violence was not that making and selling alcohol was inherently...
  • Ron Paul predicts 15-yr depression, dollar crash in 1-4 yrs

    03/25/2009 10:11:15 AM PDT · by Dada Orwell · 68 replies · 3,663+ views New projections from Ron Paul as his prominence in the mainstream media continues to increase.
  • Clinton Admits U.S. Demand Feeds Mexico’s Drug Trade

    03/25/2009 1:29:37 PM PDT · by yoe · 93 replies · 2,234+ views
    NYT ^ | March 25, 2009 | MARK LANDLER
    Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton arrived here Wednesday with the clearest acknowledgment yet from a senior Obama administration official of the role the United States plays in the violent drug trade racking Mexico.“Our insatiable demand for illegal drugs fuels the drug trade,” she said, using unusually blunt language. “Our inability to prevent weapons from being illegally smuggled across the border to arm these criminals causes the deaths of police officers, soldiers and civilians.”
  • Lawyers group targets ex-Bush administration official (for 'torture' memos)

    03/16/2009 8:54:35 PM PDT · by Sergeant Tim · 20 replies · 2,752+ views
    Los Angeles Times ^ | 5:59 PM PDT, March 16, 2009 | Carol J. Williams
    In an attempt to win sanctions against a former top Bush administration official over brutal interrogations of prisoners at Guantanamo and Abu Ghraib, a lawyers group deployed a strategy Monday that worked against Presidents Nixon and Clinton. Former Defense Department General Counsel William J. Haynes II is the first of several former policy makers the National Lawyers Guild wants reprimanded, suspended or disbarred for their roles in detainee abuse, said Carlos Villarreal, executive director of the San Francisco Bay Area guild chapter that filed a complaint against Haynes with the California Bar Assn. Haynes, now an attorney with Chevron Corp....
  • Ron Paul, old coot who warned of economic turmoil, thinks he was right

    03/10/2009 5:14:19 PM PDT · by pissant · 99 replies · 1,531+ views
    LA Times ^ | 3/5/09 | Andrew Malcom
    Remember Ron Paul? Congressman Ron Paul? The long-term libertarian-like representative from Texas who's even older than McCain? The guy with a leased blimp who sought the Republican presidential nomination last year and came within something like 1,000 delegates of upsetting the Arizonan. Paul lasted a lot longer than Romney, who had to write off some $40 million of his own dough. And Paul's hundreds of thousands of dedicated supporters way-outraised that preacher Huckabee who's now all over Fox News, which, btw, is the network that barred Paul from its New Hampshire GOP debate because he had no chance. Although, to...
  • Imagine

    03/10/2009 12:34:11 AM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 109 replies · 2,091+ views
    Imagine for a moment that somewhere in the middle of Texas there was a large foreign military base, say Chinese or Russian. Imagine that thousands of armed foreign troops were constantly patrolling American streets in military vehicles. Imagine they were here under the auspices of “keeping us safe” or “promoting democracy” or “protecting their strategic interests.” Imagine that they operated outside of US law, and that the Constitution did not apply to them. Imagine that every now and then they made mistakes or acted on bad information and accidentally killed or terrorized innocent Americans, including women and children, most of...
  • U.S. will not attend U.N. conference on racism

    02/27/2009 11:32:41 AM PST · by BGHater · 19 replies · 627+ views
    Reuters ^ | 27 Feb 2009 | Reuters
    The United States will not attend a United Nations conference on racism that critics say will be a forum to criticize Israel and will no longer attend planning sessions for it, a U.S. official said on Friday. "We will not attend," the official said. A U.S. delegation attended consultations earlier this month on the World Conference Against Racism, scheduled for April in Geneva, Switzerland, although Israel has called for a boycott and Canada has said it will not attend.
  • American taste for soft toilet roll 'worse than driving Hummers'

    02/27/2009 9:11:48 AM PST · by LottieDah · 96 replies · 2,168+ views
    The tenderness of the delicate American buttock is causing more environmental devastation than the country's love of gas-guzzling cars, fast food or McMansions, according to green campaigners. At fault, they say, is the US public's insistence on extra-soft, quilted and multi-ply products when they use the bathroom. "This is a product that we use for less than three seconds and the ecological consequences of manufacturing it from trees is enormous," said Allen Hershkowitz, a senior scientist at the Natural Resources Defence Council. "Future generations are going to look at the way we make toilet paper as one of the greatest...
  • Was the Dresden Raid a war crime?

    02/23/2009 9:50:15 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 148 replies · 2,306+ views
    HOTAIR.COM ^ | Feb 22,2009 | Ed Morrissey
    When discussing war crimes during World War II, two events usually get thrown out as indictments of the Allies: dropping atomic weapons on the Japanese and the raid of Dresden, in which 25,000 people died mostly of the raging fire that swept the German city. Critics accuse the Allies of deliberately attacking a civilian population center with little military value as a payback for Nazi attacks on Britain. This perception gained a lot of credence through Kurt Vonnegut’s Slaughterhouse 5, his autobiographical tale inspired by his eyewitness experience at Dresden as a POW. Interestingly, though, Germans apparently tend to view...
  • Obama May Place U.S. Under International Criminal Court

    02/16/2009 10:49:57 AM PST · by shielagolden · 213 replies · 6,722+ views ^ | 02/10/2009 | Thomas P. Kilgannon
    Obama May Place U.S. Under International Criminal Court Waterboarding. Abu Ghraib. Detaining terrorists at Guantanamo Bay. Dissing Hans Blix. These, as seen by the Left, are the cardinal sins of George W. Bush’s administration. Set aside the fraternity party-like nonsense that took place at Abu Ghraib and what’s left are actions taken to protect U.S. interests. But self-loathing Americans whose minds are confined in the cult of globalism don’t see it that way. Each of these “offenses” has at least one thing in common: they hurt the feelings of foreigners. Insensitivity to the outside world, U.S. internationalists argue, is a...
  • DUmmie FUnnies 02-08-09 ("Someone please remind me why America is so great.")

    02/08/2009 10:16:35 AM PST · by Paul Heinzman · 70 replies · 1,538+ views
    DUmmie FUnnies ^ | 02/08/2009 | DUmmie leftofthedial, DUmmies, and Paul Heinzman
    Liberals are wont to bristle when their patriotism is questioned and then proceed to spout off that dissent is patriotic and that they can hate their government and still love their country. While these are valid points, the tables have turned; conservatism is now the dissenting view. Sadly, these guys won, and won big. They should be happy, right? They finally got the government they wanted. More than a trillion dollars worth of the government they wanted. Well that isn't the case. Oddly, less than three weeks after the coronation of Obama, a stroll through the DUmp will turn...

    01/29/2009 9:33:03 AM PST · by mojito · 23 replies · 971+ views
    NY Post ^ | 1/29/2009 | Amir Taheri
    IN his "first message to the Muslim world" Tuesday, President Obama on Al-Arabiya TV invited the Islamic Republic in Iran to "unclench its fist" and accept his offer of "un conditional talks." A few hours later, after Obama had appeared on the Saudi-owned satellite-TV channel, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad told a crowd of militants that no talks are possible unless the United States met a set of conditions. He demanded a formal apology for unspecified US "crimes" against Iran and the Islamic world. The crucial condition, however, was that America should withdraw its troops from other countries, "taking them back...
  • Twenty-five people at the heart of the meltdown ...

    01/26/2009 10:00:29 AM PST · by BGHater · 53 replies · 1,955+ views
    Guardian ^ | 26 Jan 2009 | Julia Finch
    The worst economic turmoil since the Great Depression is not a natural phenomenon but a man-made disaster in which we all played a part.In the second part of a week-long series looking behind the slump,Guardian City editor Julia Finch picks out the individuals who have led us into the current crisis Alan Greenspan, chairman of US Federal Reserve 1987- 2006Only a couple of years ago the long-serving chairman of the Fed, a committed free marketeer who had steered the US economy through crises ranging from the 1987 stockmarket collapse through to the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks, was lauded with...
  • Can Movies Lose Wars?

    01/07/2009 2:07:46 AM PST · by Halfmanhalfamazing · 18 replies · 1,212+ views
    Big Hollywood ^ | January 6th | Ben Shapiro
    This is a tale of two cultures. Both cultures are faced with the threat of Islamic terrorism. Both have watched their soldiers fight and die. Both have watched their citizens burn alive. But one culture has rejected a far-left film establishment that seeks to undermine its war on terror – the other has embraced it. The first culture – the culture that rejects its morally relativistic artists – is America. The second culture – the culture that accepts and encourages its morally relativistic artists – is Israel. Hollywood may make tons of movies like In the Valley of Elah, Rendition,...
  • Wesley Clark: Democrats, military must overcome mutual distrust

    12/23/2008 4:18:11 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 33 replies · 1,259+ views
    The Morning Call ^ | December 23, 2008 | General Wesley Clark (USA-Retired)
    The last time the United States elected a Democrat as its president to govern with a majority-Democratic Congress, an immediate fracas arose over gays in the military, reinforcing a partisan story line that Democrats can't be trusted with the nation's security. Sixteen years later, some will certainly be watching how deftly President-elect Barack Obama salutes, or how House Speaker Nancy_Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid say the Pledge of Allegiance. These are symbols, of course, but the national security challenges the nation faces now are anything but symbolic: two wars, an ongoing terrorist menace, a growing list of unmet...
  • Analysis: Pirates, poverty mark US Somalia failure

    12/20/2008 1:22:59 PM PST · by ricks_place · 17 replies · 924+ views
    YAHOO ^ | Dec 20,2008 | ANNE GEARAN
    WASHINGTON – The Bush administration inherited a mess in strategic Somalia and may be leaving President-elect Barack Obama with a worse one. The explosion of piracy off Somalia's coast is an attention-grabbing product of internal chaos in the Horn of Africa country, and a problem that will outlast the administration's success this past week in winning U.N. backing for possible pirate-hunting raids on Somali territory. "We have a framework in place now to deal with this issue, but it's not going to be a very easy one," State Department spokesman Robert Wood said. Wood meant that there is more to...
  • Obama hopes to reboot US image among Muslims

    12/10/2008 11:23:16 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 46 replies · 1,165+ views
    The Victoria Advocate ^ | December 10, 2008 | Jennifer Lovenap, White House Correspondent
    President-elect Barack Obama says he will try to "reboot America's image" among the world's Muslims and will follow tradition by using his entire name - Barack Hussein Obama - in his swearing-in ceremony. The U.S. image globally has taken a deep hit during President George W. Bush's two terms in office, primarily because of opposition to the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq, harsh interrogation of prisoners, the indefinite detention of terrorist suspects at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and mistreatment of inmates at the Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq. Obama promised during his campaign that one of his top priorities would be to...
  • Deepak Chopra on FOX (H&C): The disgrace of Hindustan

    12/01/2008 8:02:14 PM PST · by Brian_Baldwin · 25 replies · 1,189+ views
    opinion | 12-1-2008 | brianbaldwin
    This is a “guru” who wrote the book “Golf for Enlightenment” - pathetic. I didn’t know that gurus and enlightened ones such as the Buddha were interested in playing games like golf. In addition to an essay he has written “Does God Have Orgasms?”, his message on golf as a Bhagavad Gita is “I nourish my relationship with the ball by saying, `You're part of me ... When you soar, I will soar with you."' He lives the high life, he lives a rich lifestyle certainly beyond my means, and certainly beyond the life of the average Hindu in India...
  • Thanksgiving costumes banned at school

    11/26/2008 10:50:17 AM PST · by COBOL2Java · 52 replies · 2,047+ views
    KABC-TV (Los Angeles) ^ | 25 November 2008 | Rob McMillan
    CLAREMONT, Calif. (KABC) -- There is a costume controversy in Claremont. The school board changed a decades-long tradition of students dressing up to celebrate Thanksgiving, and some parents are outraged. The tradition involves kindergarten students at Mountain View and Condit elementary schools. The kids usually dress up in costumes. Each school takes turns dressing up as pilgrims and Indians, and then join together for a Thanksgiving feast.This year, however, there is a big change. The school board decided to continue holding the feast, but they are not allowing the students to dress up. The board is concerned the Indian costumes...
  • DUmmie FUnnies 10-08-08 (Slate Writer Reveals Liberal Agenda In The Open)

    10/08/2008 10:21:03 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 56 replies · 1,282+ views
    DUmmie FUnnies ^ | October 8, 2008 | Timothy Noah and PJ-Comix
    Freudenschade, baby! This is a special edition of the DUmmie FUnnies. Instead of DUmmies or KOmmies or HUffies, we are focusing on Slate senior writer, Timothy Noah, who is so confident of Obama's "victory" in November that he jumped the gun and posted the not so hidden liberal agenda out in the open. You can read his Slate ARTICLE titled, "The New Complacency," as well as an ANALYSIS of that article over at NewsBusters. So let us now join honorary DUmmie Timothy Noah in mid-gloat as he is about to reveal WAY too much in Bolshevik Red while the...
  • Educators line up to defend domestic terrorist Ayers

    10/08/2008 10:23:07 AM PDT · by CharlesThe Hammer · 26 replies · 1,083+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | October 7, 2008 | Drew Zahn
    Hundreds of educators have endorsed a letter opposing the "demonization" of Williams Ayers – the domestic terrorist who helped launch Barack Obama's poliltical career, and whose relationship with the Democratic presidential candidate continues to be major controversy – arguing that frequent reports of his involvement in domestic bombings are "designed to intimidate free thinking and stifle critical dialogue." "We write to support our colleague Professor William Ayers, Distinguished Professor of Education and Senior University Scholar at the University of Illinois at Chicago, who is currently under determined and sustained political attack," reads the letter, available for endorsement at "The...
  • The World Still Blames America

    09/12/2008 3:13:06 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 13 replies · 211+ views ^ | September 12, 2008 | Michelle Malkin
    Al-Qaida's media relations department must be seething. Or rather, they must be seething beyond the usual Destroy America/Kill the Jews/Behead the Infidels/Convert-or-Die seething that is their second nature. After years of churning out throat-slitting propaganda videos, investing in the finest video editing software and studio sets, and establishing cozy relations with sympathetic international newspapers and global network news channels, the jihadists still don't get no respect from world opinion. They are the Rodney al-Dangerfields of global mass murderers. A poll released this week of more than 16,000 people in 17 nations revealed that "majorities in only nine countries believe al-Qaida...
  • obama (Everything is America's Fault)

    09/11/2008 8:43:48 AM PDT · by onlylewis · 28 replies · 83+ views
    I watched the last installment of the O’Reilly interview with obama. Not sure why but I did. During this 8 to 9 minute segment obama stated that beautiful real estate was of more concern than affordable oil. But, the most outrageous claim was that it was America’s fault that Germany and other countries were not fighting in Afghanistan. I know this is part of his mantra “all bad things in the world is America’s fault” but O’Reilly never questioned him on it. Take a look at the video and see if you heard what I heard. Not sure why I...
  • Victor Davis Hanson: Blame Everyone Except Russia!

    08/22/2008 8:46:44 PM PDT · by neverdem · 76 replies · 709+ views
    National Review Online ^ | August 21, 2008 | Victor Davis Hanson
    August 21, 2008, 0:00 a.m. Blame Everyone Except Russia!The West seems unable to speak with one voice against Russian aggression. By Victor Davis Hanson Everyone is distracted by the Olympics. The squabbling here on the campaign trail consumes the media. Two presidential candidates and a lame-duck president all are weighing in on foreign policy. No wonder Vladimir Putin thought it was a good time to invade Georgia. Apparently the Russian prime minister knew exactly what he was doing but assumed no one in the West did. And he was right. Our pundits and politicians are all over the map...
  • Obama Implies the United States to Blame for Russian Aggression Against Georgia - Video 8/21/08

    08/22/2008 7:14:21 AM PDT · by · 10 replies · 154+ views
    Blogs for John McCain ^ | August 22, 2008 | brianinmo
    Speaking yesterday, Barack Obama implied that the United States is to blame for Russia's aggression in their invasion of neighboring Georgia. Obama criticized the Russian invasion, and then said it helps if we (the U.S.) are setting the right example. It certainly seemed to be implied that Obama was equating the U.S. invasion of Iraq with Russia's invasion of Georgia. Of course, Obama would not want to be bothered with the fact that the United States invaded Iraq to remove a despotic dictator who oppressed his people and Russia - led by a despot in Vladimir Putin - invaded Georgia...
  • Obama: We Should Probably Stop Setting Examples For Russian Aggression

    08/21/2008 10:08:55 AM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 52 replies · 139+ views ^ | August 21, 2008 | Allahpundit
    Link via Karl, who wonders what Obama could possibly mean here after his stirring testament at Saddleback to what a “real bad person” Saddam Hussein was. The Illinois senator’s opposition to the Iraq war, which his comment clearly referenced, is well known. But this was the first time the Democratic presidential candidate has made a comparison between the U.S. invasion of Iraq and Russia’s recent military activity in Georgia. “We’ve got to send a clear message to Russia and unify our allies,” Obama told a crowd of supporters in Virginia. “They can’t charge into other countries. Of course it helps...
  • Obama Blames Putin on Us

    08/21/2008 7:19:19 AM PDT · by Jbny · 31 replies · 164+ views
    Commentary Magazine ^ | August 21, 2008 | Abe Greenwald
    Yesterday, Barack Obama told a Virginia audience “We’ve got to send a clear message to Russia and unify our allies. They can’t charge into other countries. Of course it helps if we are leading by example on that point.” Faced with a geopolitical challenge that demands unwavering Western fortitude and American stewardship, Barack Obama apologizes for the misuse of American strength and initiative. This speaks of a worldview in which America’s faults are always kept at the fore and a national security paradigm in which the U.S. must seek to understand enemy action as a manifestation of American arrogance. This...
  • Who Started Cold War II

    08/19/2008 8:38:44 AM PDT · by Publius804 · 140 replies · 293+ views ^ | August 18, 2008 | Patrick J. Buchanan
    Strategy Who Started Cold War II Posted by Patrick J. Buchanan on August 18, 2008 The American people should be eternally grateful to Old Europe for having spiked the Bush-McCain plan to bring Georgia into NATO. Had Georgia been in NATO when Mikheil Saakashvili invaded South Ossetia, we would be eyeball to eyeball with Russia, facing war in the Caucasus, where Moscow’s superiority is as great as U.S. superiority in the Caribbean during the Cuban missile crisis. If the Russia-Georgia war proves nothing else, it is the insanity of giving erratic hotheads in volatile nations the power to drag the...
  • Blowback from Bear-Baiting

    08/15/2008 4:47:46 AM PDT · by Thorin · 189 replies · 249+ views
    Human Events ^ | August 15, 2008 | Pat Buchanan
    Mikheil Saakashvili's decision to use the opening of the Olympic Games to cover Georgia's invasion of its breakaway province of South Ossetia must rank in stupidity with Gamal Abdel-Nasser's decision to close the Straits of Tiran to Israeli ships. Nasser's blunder cost him the Sinai in the Six-Day War. Saakashvili's blunder probably means permanent loss of South Ossetia and Abkhazia. After shelling and attacking what he claims is his own country, killing scores of his own Ossetian citizens and sending tens of thousands fleeing into Russia, Saakashvili's army was whipped back into Georgia in 48 hours. Vladimir Putin took the...
  • For many on the left, WE are the aggresors in Georgia

    08/13/2008 8:47:57 AM PDT · by thinkingIsPresuppositional · 15 replies · 130+ views
    Modern Conservative ^ | August 13, 2008 | Christopher Cook
    For many on the left, WE are the aggresors in Georgia Where you stand on Georgia says a lot.By Christopher Cook First, consider the presidential candidates.McCain has taken a strong stand against Russia's crushing of a sovereign nation. Obama, not so much.Of course, as is to be expected, America turns to Republicans whenever they notice anything serious going on in the world, and that can be seen in the poll numbers: people by far prefer McCain on the Georgia matter. Then we have the left vs. the right.People on the right, generally, believe that a free nation and a free...
  • The United States Shares the Blame for the Russia-Georgia Crisis

    08/12/2008 2:45:46 PM PDT · by Doctor13 · 63 replies · 223+ views
    U.S. News & World Report ^ | 12 August 2008 | Paul J. Saunders
    American blunders fostered the situation, and now the United States will pay a high global price War became unavoidable in the Caucasus when Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili sent the country's military to "liberate" the autonomous region of South Ossetia from its Moscow-backed local authorities. While Georgia and Russia bear principal responsibility for a conflict that both have been courting for years, the United States also shares the blame. And now America's interests will suffer, not only in Georgia and the former Soviet Union but around the world. South Ossetia, Abkhazia, and even Georgia itself may seem like small and distant...
  • So Much for the 'Looted Sites' [Iraq]

    07/14/2008 9:52:55 PM PDT · by Uncle Ralph · 22 replies · 409+ views ^ | July 15, 2008 | Melik Kaylan
    A recent mission to Iraq headed by top archaeologists ... found that, contrary to received wisdom, southern Iraq's most important historic sites ... had neither been seriously damaged nor looted after the American invasion. This, according to a report by staff writer Martin Bailey in the July issue of the Art Newspaper. The article has caused confusion, not to say consternation, among archaeologists and has been largely ignored by the mainstream press. Not surprising perhaps, since reports by experts blaming the U.S. for the postinvasion destruction of Iraq's heritage have been regular fixtures of the news. Up to now ......
  • Obama and The New Yorker: ‘With Friends Like These…’

    07/14/2008 11:27:28 AM PDT · by WrightOnTarget · 14 replies · 75+ views
    The Powers That Be ^ | 7-14-08 | Doug Powers
    The New Yorker, in an attempt to point out the ridiculously over-the-top nature of some of the criticisms against Barack Obama, has the following picture on the cover of their magazine that seems to have garnered a reaction quite opposite to the stated intention. Some Dems are furious, some Repubs are snickering: Michelle Malkin has a good reminder for those who are incensed at that Obama cartoon. In other campaign news... there were rumors that the Obama campaign was going to become a NASCAR sponsor -- which is a perfect fit for Obama, as you go constantly and sharply to...