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  • McCain To Rescue Of ObamaCare?

    08/26/2009 12:39:11 AM PDT · 43 of 52
    parousia to socialismisinsidious


  • McCain To Rescue Of ObamaCare?

    08/26/2009 12:25:20 AM PDT · 42 of 52
    parousia to socialismisinsidious


  • Obama doublespeak

    08/22/2009 11:37:19 PM PDT · 1 of 8
    This is the "president" who refused to acknowledge or have any part in what had become the national day of prayer. (promoted by Christians - honored by other presidents)! To all the ‘clueless’ Obamamaniacs who brought this man to power, making the greatest mockery of the office of President of United States of America since Jimma Cahta – shame on you for helping bring America dangerously close to being a third world country. (well, that was the plan, after all!)
  • Bedrock of the Constitution

    02/25/2009 12:20:10 AM PST · 1 of 5
    A Fox News reporter wrote, during Obama's campaign, that he views our society not as static and the same is true of the law. He, along with many liberals consider the Constitution to be a living and breathing document and that "the law and the justices who interpret it have to understand that.” Obama criticized Justice Thomas, a conservative member of the court,as not a strong jurist or legal thinker. He voted against both Chief Justice John Roberts and Justice Samuel Alito, two appointees of President Bush who vote with Thomas on many issues. World Net Daily reported Obama believes the Constitution is flawed because it fails to address wealth redistribution, and says the Supreme Court should have intervened years ago to accomplish that. "The empathy to understand what it’s like to be poor, or African-American, or gay, or disabled, or old," he said, "is the criteria by which I’m going to be selecting my judges.” Obama also committed himself to respecting the Constitution but said the founding document must be interpreted in the context of current affairs and events. According to many, especially liberals, America already has rejected the Constitution,
  • Ineligible Obama Playing with Constitutional Fire(this one is hot)

    01/03/2009 9:54:24 PM PST · 57 of 64
    parousia to Niuhuru

    Yes, it absolutely is. Don’t try to muddy the waters of logic by throwing in that mythology that Bush was a fraudulent president and suits filed by some who hung on hope that Gore was the Real president is not equivalent to the suits filed against DNC and Obama’s ineligibility even to be a candidate for President of the US. The judges threw out most of them on a technicality, saying they had no standing. By now citizens should be aware that the courts are the last resort the democrats use in their attempt to hold untrammeled power forever. The greatest danger for our Republic is that the citizenry is so indifferent or ignorant about the laws embedded in the Constitution, not least of which is who can legally hold the highest office in the land. Not Pearl Harbor nor 9-11 was the greatest threat to our nation....but the enemies within...and one of those is contempt for the rule of law. Where are the Patrick Henrys when we need them?

  • Why Did Democrats Lie About Weapons of Mass Destruction?

    05/24/2008 9:46:08 PM PDT · 1 of 47
    Once the insurgency began to take a toll on American lives,the mainstream media conspired with the democrats to question President Bush's reasonable concern about Iraq's program to develop WMDs (given the history of Saddam's denial and evasion of specific locations for inspection, the evidence from US intelligence as well U.N. weapons inspectors who went to the Tuwaitha nuclear facility 30 miles outside of Baghdad to see if all the uranium inventoried during the last inspection in February was still there.) The facility was left unguarded in the early days of the war, and many officials say villagers looted much of the property.

    The arrival of the team - whose members were not weapons inspectors - marked the first time since the Iraq war began that representatives from the U.N.'s International Atomic Energy Agency returned to the country. "Inspectors showed there was plenty of evidence to suggest they had weapons," a senior official told Fox News, refering to intelligence that the Iraqis were moving things around in preparation for a coming war. " You don't move things around and disperse them if you don't have them."

  • McCain Pushes 'Cap-And-Trade' Plan to Fight Global Warming

    05/12/2008 10:25:24 PM PDT · 1 of 72
    There are many scientists who have written to the UN and objected to false claims/false science about source of climate change. It isn’t possible to stop climate change, but as in the past if the free market is allowed to operate,research and development can rise to the challenges brought about by it. Contrary to the impression left with that UN Group, and environuts like Gore, Obama, McCain, warning that waters and temperatures are rising due to gashouse emissions, the rate of warming and cooling today is about the same rate as the last 10,000 years.

    John McCain is using the idea of global togetherness to promote “a cap-and-trade system” to battle climate change. He said “Americans and Europeans need to get serious about substantially reducing greenhouse gas emissions in the coming years or we will hand over a much-diminished world to our grandchildren.”

    McCain’s Cap and Trade system would allows for gradual reduction of emissions would control business production and create more bureaucracy to issue permits...require more accountability of govt to meet goals and deadlines.This is 1 step short of nationalizing businesses.

    After they go after the big boys, Cap and Trade will be applied to will be tracked as they drive down your standard of living.

  • John McCain and the Global Warming Train

    05/12/2008 9:43:07 PM PDT · 28 of 37
    parousia to Astronaut; All

    McCain’s continual parroting the global wamers, professing he will promote Cap & Trade to reduce carbon dioxide emissions,put cuffs on capitalism’s free market, push ahead alliances with other countries to build a better Kyoto, without which he warns the planet cannot survive, should convince everyone that this man is not a conservative, is a lib in sheeps clothing and will do all he can to maximize a centralized gov’t that will seek more regulation, no drilling for oil, no nuclear power...just the same plan Obama, Hillary and the Environmentalist King lobbyists in Congress are bent on.
    Will our constitutional republic survive? Not with any one of these 3 in charge of the WH. We’re in BIG trouble!

  • 16-Year-Old Florida Girl Beaten And Videotaped By Six Teens

    04/09/2008 8:00:29 PM PDT · 1 of 7
    Father said he didn't recognize Victoria at the hospital because her face was such a mess. Interesting response from Mercedes' mother to whose home the victim was lured. She blamed Victoria for her mouthy remarks on My Space. Watching this video can only curdle your stomach as you think what teenagers USA will do to get notoriety.. . and how parent excuse them for their vile acts.
  • Obama Attended Hate America Sermon

    03/17/2008 1:11:10 AM PDT · 1 of 65
    There is something very 'fishy' about Obama's disclaiming any knowledge of his carefully selected spiritual mentor of 20 years using his pulpit to incite racial hatred against whites and rant damnation against the United States for bringing on 9-11 by our 'terrorist' policies. Obama and his family sat under this man's race baiting teaching for 29 could this demogoguery not have made them uncomfortable unless a harmonious chord was struck with the Obamas? Impossible....and it belies Barak Hussein's claims of being a 'uniter' of all America! This guy almost makes Hillary seem like a politician of integrity , (which we all know she is not.)
  • I Consider Islamism to Be Fascism

    03/10/2008 11:59:16 PM PDT · 1 of 15
    In 1999, the French government granted Sifaoui political asylum after he received death threats both from Algerian Islamists and the military. In Paris, Sifaoui works at the French weekly Marianne. Between October 2002 and January 2003, he infiltrated an Al-Qaeda cell in France in order to research his book, "My assassin brothers: How I infiltrated an Al-Qaeda cell." A former intern at Le Figaro and The Weekly Standard, interviewed him in Paris on September 12, 2007, after meeting him at a 9-11 ceremony on the Champ de Mars.
  • Fred out, Romney out, there is no joy in Trueconville today, the great Rush has struck out,

    02/07/2008 10:49:07 AM PST · 100 of 223
    parousia to Dane; All

    Have the faint of heart capitulatd? In light of the quandry many republicans are in ‘to vote or not to vote’. Shall cynicism rule the day?
    Was it the pressure of the establishment blue-blood country club republicans to clear the path for McScamnesty that caused Mitt to ‘suspend’ his campaign? or was it his family all concerned about their inheritance? Either way, I’m disgusted. Why give up on something you thought important enough that you would invest so much?

    The Republican party has just taken a step down the road to morphing into the demonsocialists....McCain is well instructed and very adept at ‘reaching across’ the great divide (that once was) to bring republicanism into ‘harmony’ and ‘submission’ to the liberalism ballyhooed by the opPRESSive’ drive by media’.
    This is the result of the moderate Republicans willing to give up on Republican core values in order to be ‘good guys’ and get the public to love them.Rush says these Republicans want amnesty not just for the illegals here, but also for democrats.
    I guess the party potentates (read my lips) have agreed with all the naysayers that “the era of Reagan coalition is Dead”.
    Can Republicans win based on a fear and criticizing Billary - or worse, Obama? Rush says that would be suicide because it would be categorized as anti-black, or woman hatred. But where is there leadership? The people who have made a mess of the Republican party are those who wanted to expand the party (to be a big tent) so as to marginalize the conservatives. That makes more sense than any other motivation I can see in the Establishment Republican tactics - in order to get power back from the grass roots they have despised for so long. (retribution for their embarrssment) It is the establishment republicans who have not supported conservatives, now pushing a candidate who has demeaned the base, not cooperated when Republicans tried to get legislation through the senate - in fact, joined the most liberal democrat senators to create his legislation.

    Have we the intestinal fortitude to hold our nose while voting for the disengenuous Mcmaverick? We’ll see.

  • Liberal Evangelicals, Israel, and Bad Hair-- The "new" Religious Left.

    08/23/2007 4:59:57 PM PDT · 44 of 49
    parousia to joebuck

    Bravo for placing these socialist ‘Christians’in the appropriate context -the Book of Revelations which prophesizes the ‘falling away’ of the false church(s). This exposure of the leftist ‘evangelicals’(aka liberation theologians) Ron Sider and his counterpart Compolo and the liberalized Fuller Seminary professors, et al whose sole intent is to smear true Christians who take the Bible as the Word of God and attempt to live in the Spirit by which it was created. I’m glad to learn of David Chilton’s book which turns the light on those who serve up Christianity under the socialist-marxist cloak, pushing that version of the meaning of Jesus’life and teachings, “proving that Sider understands neither the Bible nor economics when it comes to his conclusions about profits, taxes, foreign aid, and Western guilt for the Third World poverty.” (from book review)

  • CIA Missed Chances to Tackle al-Qaida

    08/22/2007 10:47:58 PM PDT · 7 of 8
    parousia to OESY

    I disagree with Captain Ed caution against pointing the finger at Clinton admin for failing to protect us against the 9-11 attack orchestrated by OBL and al-Quaida. I refer him to an NRO interview with Richard Miniter, a Brussels-based investigative journalist, whose book, “Losing bin Laden: How Bill Clinton’s Failures Unleashed Global Terror “ evaluates the run-up to the war on terror.

    Miniter debunks a myth about the Clinton years that no one knew about bin Laden until Sept. 11, 2001. In fact, the bin Laden threat was recognized at the highest levels of the Clinton administration as early as 1993. What’s more, bin Laden’s attacks kept escalating throughout the Clinton administration; all told bin Laden was responsible for the deaths of 59 Americans on Clinton’s watch.

    On this side of the internet debate going on as to Clinton’s culpability, refer you to a post on
    pointing out that Tenet’s strategic planning system to deal with counter-terrorism was offered less than two months before 9/11, at the specific orders of George W. Bush and Condolezza Rice.

    It concludes:
    “..seems pretty clear where the failure occurred — not under President Bush, but under President Clinton. Given the failure of leadership and vision that dated back at least three years before Bush became president, there can be only one conclusion about failures to protect the US. Captain Ed says that it is “not healthy” to point at WJC, but Lifelike Pundits points out that this report demonstrates how Bill Clinton and Madeline Albright lied to the American people when they claim that they left a detailed plan for the Bush Administration...”

    The health of our nation depends on no more Clintons in the WH failing to protect America and then lied about it afterward.

  • CIA Missed Chances to Tackle al-Qaida

    08/21/2007 11:11:14 PM PDT · 1 of 8
    It all comes down to passing the buck. Jay Rockefeller blames Bush administration policies for inability to capture bin Laden, but it was Clinton who rejected the offer from Sudan to hand over the infamous terrorist because he wasn't sure the US had enough 'evidence' to hold him. Tenant personally sounded the alarm before Congress, the military and policymakers in a now well-known 1998 memo, he declared, "We are at war."

    The trouble, the report said, was follow-up, and that represented failure within the agencies limited covert-action capabilities, it's reliance on "a group of sources with questionable reliability" and its reluctance to seek authority to assassinate bin Laden.

  • Lowry: Commute sentences of border agents who shot drug smuggler

    07/22/2007 2:47:51 AM PDT · 1 of 28
    The drug smuggler shot was given a free pass to cross the border, and acquaintences have revealed a prvious drug delivery in TX. Following the immunity given him by our government, he delivered another large load of drugs.

    One reviewer of this article said he Mother of Osvaldo Aldreto-Davila has friendship with a high ranking Bush Cabinet member, possibly in homeland sec. That is why the border agents are kept in prison. The Drug smuggler has freedon to roam the USA whenever he wants. If true, what is our government doing making 'deals" with Mexican drug smugglers? The obvious travesty here is the excessive punishment by the judge, and Johnny Suttons protesteth too much.

  • House Republicans Resolute in Opposition to Senate Bill

    06/26/2007 8:12:34 PM PDT · 32 of 44
    parousia to truthkeeper; All

    I spent many hours faxing, phoning and emailing up through midnight - so I’m wondering if our efforts are bearing fruit right now. Do we have a voice in our governing...will we cease to be the land of the free and brave? Our ‘conservative’ senators who voted closure on this giveaway amnesty bill offer little hope or encouragement that our voice means anything to our elected representatives. But GrassTops/Grassfire today sent this challenge which may help buck us up:
    (Remember, a week ago we only had about 27 firm votes in the Senate against amnesty... a couple of days ago we reported that we only had 32-33 votes against amnesty and on Tuesday, 35 Senators voted to kill this bill.)

    We are gaining ground. We have momentum and we MUST NOT give up. But time is short. WE MUST ACT NOW!

    24 Republican senators had the chance to vote according to the wishes of the American people and kill amnesty for 12-20 million illegal aliens once and for all. They chose otherwise. As early as Thursday, they will have another chance.

    Use the hyperlink below to send your urgent and personalized 24 Blast Fax Messages to the Members of the United States Senate who voted against the wishes of the American people. A shift of only FIVE votes can kill this amnesty legislation!

  • No Amnesty For Illegals

    06/22/2007 5:05:11 AM PDT · 1 of 21
    As senators meet secretly to trade amendments for amnesty, the majority of citizens continue to demand answers that forthrightly address the growing problems of who will pay the costs of massive illegal immigration and the attendant social/political upheavals attendant on repeating a 1986 Amnesty bill, many questions need to be answered such as does prohibiting the states from recognizing "anchor babies" born in the United States to illegal immigrants as U.S. citizens upend the constitution? Will they continue to drive chain migration that has led to the mess we are in that has been so long ignored by our government? We are the only country in the world that recognizes the children of illegal immigrants as citizens. Does the 'reformed comprehensive' immigration bill contain federally-mandated benefits such as health care and public education, and a policy allowing undocumented college students to qualify for in-state tuition rate...something not provided to our citizens?
  • McConnell Says Immigration a Close Call

    06/17/2007 5:32:23 PM PDT · 65 of 83
    parousia to mdittmar

    Would that be the bridge to nowhere, (except to a tiny islet where 38 people live)earmarked by congress to tune of $223 million to the taxpayers? Isn’t that what the present ‘debate’ amounts to .... horse trading between thieves and pirates in Congress where everyone passes around the wampum until they get what they want (again at the taxpayer’s expense)?
    Why so cynical? I heard a preview of Dick Morris’s book, “Outrage”, and I think we can get more quickly to the nub of this obscene Machiavellian cabal being hatched in the backrooms of the Senate if we get more insights into the major players. Morris will do that nicely. (lots of experience)

  • House rejects security fence at the border

    06/17/2007 12:51:29 AM PDT · 224 of 244
    parousia to truthkeeper

    Ping me.

  • House rejects security fence at the border

    06/17/2007 12:48:45 AM PDT · 223 of 244
    parousia to texastoo

    All that makes very good sense. Keep going.

  • House rejects security fence at the border

    06/17/2007 12:38:55 AM PDT · 222 of 244
    parousia to Dead Corpse

    I think we can get some heat going by putting our reps on notice. Calif’s DiFi responded to demands for pardoning Compean and Ramos by calling for congressional committee to investigate. But she also voted against the fence.
    Start calling on Melanie Morgan, Michelle Malkin, and Hewitt, Gallagher, Mark Levin, Hannity,Sussman, Lars Larson, et al.
    It’s worth a try, isn’t it? We can boldly remind the Parliament of Hoes that this is a government of, by and FOR the people (citizens). . . and if they don’t believe us..wait ‘til 2008.Meanwhile, stop contributions. But we’ve got to get organized and BELIEVE we can at least draw some blood!

  • House rejects security fence at the border

    06/16/2007 11:31:53 PM PDT · 221 of 244
    parousia to Tuscaloosa Goldfinch

    I’m all for that. It would be the most worthwhile ‘adventure vacation’ I ever took. Let’s get it rolling before the final Senate vote.

  • Senators Revive Amnesty Bill

    06/16/2007 12:06:10 AM PDT · 1 of 64
    Lindsay Graham says he is going to give wavering Republicans input that will make senators feel better," his goal is to bring more people aboard (not to secure the border). We need to fight and weed out of the swamp any self-serving senators who ignore the pleas of their constituents not to force this flawed immigration (Amnesty) bill on the country. Very disturbing that Trent Lott said “Talk radio is running America. We have to deal with that problem.” What veiled threat is that? Talk radio as it stands now consists of people exercising their rights to free speech. The hosts and callers are all speaking out on issues of the day, and they are fired up about a bill that gives amnesty to 12-20 million people who entered our country by breaking our laws. We are fighting for the future of our country. The only media forum we have is on talk radio and the blogs...not TV, not the liberal broadcast anchormen, women in mainstream media who shape the news. When people try to destroy this avenue of free speech, we have to fight for that right. When people attack our country, whether externally or internally repress those who stand for the rule of law, justice, opportunity, waiting in line...we have every right to speak out. Lindsay Graham isn’t a leader, but a back bencher taking orders from Bush and Ted Kennedy...poking people in the eye when you have a 6 year term is not courage at all. People of S.C. need to keep that in mind, as well as the people in PA keep Arlen Spectar in mind, and MS Trent Lott. They resent their constituents, and they do business in a thuggish way, threatening or deriding those who disagree with them...calling us “bigots, or “bad Americans” if we fight against this Amnesty bill that they pretend is the only way we can have a secure and safe America. These are dictatorial methods of control by those who sit in the seats of power. These are not leaders who respect those who voted them into the privileged positions they hold..

    Deborah Burlingame, whose brother died on AA flight 77, said the staff of these legislators are being inundated with calls and feeling the pressure of citizens angry that they aren’t being heard. So get the phones ringing on Monday morning. We can win if we will keep up the pressure. You can find the numbers of the key senators at NUMBERS and send free faxes. DO IT Monday – we still have a voice in this.

    This bill is not going to fix the border, those who have read it carefully – Deborah, Hugh Hewitt, Mark Levin, Shawn Hannity can point out many loopholes. There will never be a completed fence once the illegals are given citizenship (theoretically after 48 hours of a security check). INS hasn’t been successful finding millions of illegals in our country 6 years after 9-11, so how will they get the manpower and ability to find 13-20 million ‘hiding in the shadows’ now before giving them citizenship? It’s impossible and they know it! We’re being toyed with like errant school boys who get out of line.

    Go to this link and put these senators on notice:

  • Too Bad - President Bush has torn the conservative coalition asunder

    05/31/2007 9:58:27 PM PDT · 34 of 419
    parousia to gpapa; All

    What true conservative doesn’t feel the pain of betrayal by a man who misprepresented himself to his constituents...of course we all feel we were ‘suckered’ by another self-serving politician. My gut feelings when I voted for him in 2000 were right.. GWB would be too much like his father..but where else could we turn? The ominous thing may be too late to recover the party from the shambles he has made of it. And his father’s ineptitude gave us the destroyer Clinton. With a fractured party, will we have another and more socialist Clinton? May God save the Republic ( because this present crop of politicians can’t and won’t!)

  • The Immigration Analysis Consolidated

    05/21/2007 5:22:08 PM PDT · 1 of 16
    "What were the Republicans thinking? Didn’t they know this immigration bill would outrage their base? Both Democrats and Republicans have no idea what hot-button issues immigration and securing the border are. Or at least they had no idea until the middle of last week." says Hugh Hewitt. The response from the public was huge, and Kay Bailey Hutchinson says it has a 'gaping hole' in it. Hugh points out what's in that hole as he evaluates the (delayed) senate comprehensive (aka amnesty) immigration bill, revealing how pitifully poor was this legislation that John McCain and his buddy Kennedy (AND Lindsay Graham AND GWB) tried to pass off as 'humane', what we need for economic prosperity and security on the border. Hugh Hewitt got a sneak copy of the bill and after reading it he saw there is no distinction between a 54 year old Mexican who has been working hard here for many years and an arab male who has been here below the radar for 14 years with no intention of taking a job Americans won't do. Go to this website to find who the major players are and what skullduggery they were concocting against America. and also The Politics of Immigration Reform by Dean Barnett

  • no, Lindsay Graham, YOU Shut Up!

    05/18/2007 10:04:34 PM PDT · 59 of 61
    parousia to 3AngelaD; All

    Lindsay is the epitome of the empty suits. He is kowtowing to one of the most determined of Mexicans who have been demonstrating on campuses against Europeans being represented among the immigrants here.They believe the hispanics only are ‘legit’ citizens of U.S.and follow up the theme that is being preached by leftist professors in the universities...take to the streets and demand the rights of the ‘true’ citizens of America.

  • Breaking: Bush, Senate leaders reach immigration agreement (here comes amnesty and no borders)

    05/17/2007 3:00:30 PM PDT · 69 of 69
    parousia to RicocheT; All

    The impact of a murky immigration policy that has allowed 1 million+ Mexicans to come across our borders every year, the hundreds of pounds of drugs and people who have crossed undetected into the U.S. by the thousands for 20 years is finally being realized on our health care system, school system and social services. If that isn’t a concern, do you think it would be difficult for a middle eastern terrorist to cross undetected? Any civilized sovereign nation can’t long survive such a chaotic situation on our borders.
    Michael Medved defends the ‘comprehensive’ AMNESTY bill agreement between Bush and the Senate with high fervor. Illegals could come forward right away to claim a probationary card that would let them live and work legally in the U.S. When faced with callers decrying the senate’s plan giving a Welcome pass to millions of the poor and desperado émigré’s from south of the border, he points out that Republicans who ran on a strong anti-illegal immigration platform in 2006 lost big time because polls show American’s want a soft policy on the alleged 12-13 million illegals residing here.
    Michael denies it’s Amnesty, which Reagan signed onto – because the head of household would have to go back home before he returned to become a citizen. Not so, however, with his children, parents in-laws (and grandparents?) And who will take care of them while Poppa goes home? Right! The middle class Americans who dig deeper into their pockets to pay the increased taxes to support the increased welfare -social services.

  • What is Wrong With Walter Reed? Socialized Medicine!

    03/05/2007 3:52:39 PM PST · 1 of 3
    This scandal is bigger and deeper than anyone could have imagined. Former senior military editor for Knight Ridder, Joseph Galloway, sums up the outrage of how our wounded soldiers are treated. "The Army, in an effort to save money, has been giving soldiers maimed in combat the lowest possible disability ratings. In years when 50,000 troops have been wounded or injured, it's reduced the number of people judged 100 percent disabled to a third of the number who were granted that rating - and the pensions that go with it - in the year before we went to war. In the wake of the latest revelations that wounded and recovering soldiers were being warehoused in miserable barracks at Walter Reed Army Hospital, the Army leaders' first reaction was to punish the ''platoon sergeants'' in charge of those outpatients. Never mind that those platoon sergeants are recovering from war wounds themselves and have had the responsibility for 40 or 50 or 60 other wounded soldiers pawned off on them. When that only generated more outrage, the Army fired the commander of Walter Reed, Maj. Gen. George Weightman, who'd held the job for only six months. Then came the news that the grotesque problems with housing and treatment of those outpatient soldiers - who must wait at Walter Reed for as long as 12 months while the paper pushers process their medical discharges or their return to duty - have gone on for years. They were first reported two years ago by the online magazine Salon, and hospital commanders and congressmen and even Rumsfeld's wife had known"
  • Carter says majority in U.S. support views in book

    02/22/2007 10:35:11 PM PST · 73 of 78
    parousia to NormsRevenge; All

    Of course Jimbo wouldn't "feel the need to debate Dennis Ross" since he knows his huge diplomatic failures in the MiddleEast would be laid bare by Ambassador Ross, a highly skilled diplomat who was U.S. point man on the peace process in both the George H. W. Bush and Bill Clinton administrations and instrumental in assisting Israelis and Palestinians to reach the 1995 Interim Agreement. This failed president turned on the fawcet to the stream of Islamic attacks on America's interests IMHO. Islamic jihadis' agenda to destroy the Great Satan surely gained steam through his travels abroad bashing America and GWB's policies. He has joined the hurt-America celebrity parade, and this book serves to underline his hubris and reveals his anti-Israel bent.

  • US Border Agents punished for stopping illegals

    02/22/2007 1:49:23 PM PST · 1 of 110
    There is an ominous pattern developing in TX US attorney's officer Johnny Sutton and other fed officials siding with illegal drug dealers who are injured when intercepted by US border agents. While our law enforcement officials risk their lives to protect our borders, illegal drug dealers are treated as 'friends of the court' to convict and punish our border enforcement officers. We need a Congressional investigation of these cases,including border agent David Sipes who in 2001 was attacked by Jose Guevara, an illegal alien. Sipes defended himself and struck Guevara with a flashlight (requiring five stitches). The prosecution gave Guevara and two others with him SOCIAL SECURITY CARDS, WITNESS FEES, PERMITS ALLOWING THEM TO TRAVEL TO AND FROM MEXICO WITHOUT CHALLENGE, LIVING EXPENSES, AND FREE USE OF GOVERNMENT PHONES. Sites was charged with with Using Excessive Force and Causing Bodily Injury and Guevara was awarded an $80,000 settlement from the U.S. government -- based on a guilty conviction later overturned when it was found the U. S. Attorney's office lied to the court in order to gain a conviction. (sounding more familiar?) The accommodation of our government of illegals, often with violent intent, crossing our borders demonstrates an indifference to the security of our citizens. We need an investigation on this misappropriation of 'justice' at the borders.

    02/05/2007 10:06:06 PM PST · 74 of 177
    parousia to FreedomNeocon; All

    Why jump on the train with any of the present 'candidates'. Surely the good Lord will bring someone on the scene who can lift the veil off unscruitable Republicans who are fumbling . Otherwise I see a split Republican vote...just as in 2006. The present slate all have too many warts.....and Tom Tancredo is being shot down by the press and lots of RINOs and liberal repubs.

    Go ahead and say "get real (politic)! But unless there's more to these three top runners than meets the eye, I doubt they'll come out of the gate unscathed. (ok, I'm a true conservative)

  • The Cost of Defeat in Iraq and the Cost of Victory in Iraq

    02/04/2007 10:44:31 PM PST · 6 of 6
    parousia to Defiant

    Couldn't have said it better myself. America hasn't gone to war to gain territory since the Mex-American war, and then there were some extenuating circumstance of disputed land along southern border of Texas, leading Mexican troops to cross the Rio Grande and attack Zack Taylor's troops.

    Dodge's perception of America's failure to succeed in the region before is simplistic.The first Gulf War stopped Hussein from annexing it's neighbor, and the U.S. emerged as the dominant power in the Middle East,leading to USSR's loss of much of its influence both there and in the world.
    Had Carter and Clinton used our military power to discourage terrorist attacks against us in the region, OBL would not have successfully inspired and outfitted the international jihad to attempt conquest of the Big Satan.

  • The Cost of Defeat in Iraq and the Cost of Victory in Iraq

    02/04/2007 2:00:43 AM PST · 1 of 6
    Newt Gingrich saw “the first battle in America’s war with militant Islam” as the seizure of the American embassy in Iran and the 444 day hostage taking of 52 Americans in total violation of international law. Further attacks on America were blocked largely because of the courage and determination of President George W. Bush, who, faced with the deliberate and horrific attacks on 9/11, instinctively understood this was a war.

    He demonstrated his courage by taking that war to al-Qaeda to protect the American people. Despite opposition from confused and reluctant bureaucrats and politicians, he acted and that decision was the decisive break with the terrorism as a criminal act strategy and in direct contrast to the terrorism as a nuisance mindset held by many

  • Bush open to idea of pardon for former U.S. Border Patrol agents who shot Mexican drug dealer

    01/18/2007 10:16:47 PM PST · 69 of 105
    parousia to Jorge

    You'd prefer the Border Agents look the other way when they see a drug smuggler running after told to stop? There is something wrong with the way our government seeks out a drug smuggler across the border and gives him immunity to testify against our USBP agents, one of whom had been named Agent of the Year. Unless there is intent to keep the border open so that they cheap labor keeps flooding across the border, this was another bungled act by the federal bureaucracy. Good way to curtail border agent recruitment and encourage more drug runners.

  • Border agents sent to prison

    01/16/2007 11:34:03 PM PST · 12 of 234
    parousia to Mr. Mojo; All

    All respect for Bush is gone, and the same for Gonzalez and the other federal officers who are railroading two brave border agents for doing their duty.
    A federal agent sought out the drug dealer and offered him immunity to lie, then rewarded him by free medical treatment for the bullet he received in his buttocks while running from border agents?
    Our government colluded with a Mexican illegal to build a case against Compean and Ramos? What kind of deal with Mexico caused federal officers to betray our border agents and throw them in prison to 'make an example' of them for not following exact protocol... A huge coverup? Why aren't we all calling the president and Republican senators, demanding a pardon, at least? This will bring Bush down further, because something is very wrong, and Tony Snow's explanation doesn't absolve the shame.

  • US bans, freezes assets of fifth-largest Iranian bank

    01/09/2007 3:41:55 PM PST · 1 of 4
    The US gets serious about accelerating ban on financial institutions in Iran, hoping to dry up funds for its nuclear proliferation program.
  • The Rush to Hang Saddam Hussein (NYT On Hanging Saddam)

    12/29/2006 12:41:19 PM PST · 86 of 92
    parousia to shrinkermd; All

    Yes, the mangled logic of the sycopyhantic NYT has again confirmed that the informer, slanderer Old Gray Lady has lost any semblance of journalistic integrity...only capable of wringing her hands when a corrupt dictator bites the dust. Is anyone in doubt that the partisan pæans to defeatism that regularly gush from the Times is directed to undermine this administration's efforts at fighting terrorism in Iraq?

  • James Baker's New Test In Diplomacy [Bush Spokesman: "Jim Baker can go back to his day job."]

    12/11/2006 2:19:53 AM PST · 115 of 115
    parousia to MNJohnnie

    You've got McCain's number - The preening he and the other RINO and rest of the Gang of 14 did on camera showed him for the narcissist he is. BIG ego, and he cares little about damaging the Repubs. So far I see only one who has done something for our nation, and that is Duncan Hunter - "Secure the Border". But the pro-illegals of the party will sabotage him.

  • From Metternich - The high price of restoring the ancien régime.

    12/07/2006 12:05:54 AM PST · 1 of 4
    Baker is part of the "realist" wing of the foreign policy establishment, the wing that never recommeded actual action to protect US interests, even when this recommended inaction blew up in our face. In his article, Peters compared Baker's commission to Metternich and the elder statesmen gathered for the Congress of Vienna. "Both assemblies symbolize a victory for the ancien régime, the bloody-minded refusal to accept that the world has changed profoundly and will continue to change. Baker is the dean emeritus of a reactionary school of diplomats--inaccurately labeled "realists"--whose support of the shah of Iran, the Saudi royal family, Anwar Sadat, then Hosni Mubarak, and, not least, Saddam Hussein delivered short-term stability that proved illusory in the long run. It was the 'realist' elevation of stability above all other strategic factors--echoing Prince Metternich--that gave us not only the radical regime in Iran, but, ultimately, al Qaeda and 9/11."

    12/01/2006 11:26:50 PM PST · 148 of 151
    parousia to jwalsh07

    Duncan Hunter has the right stuff. The big 3, RINO McCain, Rino Giuliani, flipflopper Romney are untrustworthy for conservativism. Rudy is as amoral as they come. McCain is a flaming opportunist who sabotaged the conservative judicial candidates with his 'gang of 14'. Why would any self-respecting conservative want them to lead the party? We already see what abandoning our values did to Republican Main Street moderates in this last election. Shall we continue to lose ground in our stand against a liberal takeover?

  • Penn President Poses with "Suicide Bomber"

    11/02/2006 10:53:25 PM PST · 67 of 85
    parousia to ajolympian2004; All

    Sorry I didn't reference the class project that Saadi's little video clip "amateur fight club" fulfilled. A link was posted to his site by someone else.

  • Penn President Poses with "Suicide Bomber"

    11/02/2006 10:46:06 PM PST · 66 of 85
    parousia to ajolympian2004; All

    If Saadi's class project "amateur fight club" with little hand-held homemade arabic-speaking puppets is any indicator of this 'child's maturity level.- "death camp" even more so. Do we know if he has reached the 'age of accountability' yet? I would guess he isn't the brightest bulb in the U of Penn sanctuary...if his friends' attack on an HP computer amid giggles is the best he can do. He must have been admitted under the affirmative action quota. Or else the dumbing down of k-12level has carried over into higher education.
    This boy needs some guidance, and as for gaining wisdom at ivy league halls, it didn't work for Kerry, either. Ms. Gutmann is a product of the American 'broken' system, I would guess.

  • Anarchy at Columbia: Protestors Storm Minuteman's Stage

    10/07/2006 1:14:34 PM PDT · 57 of 60
    parousia to theDentist; All

    The ground was tilled for this crop of radicals who declaimed on banners in arabic and English that there are no illegals! They know little or nothing about the deteriorating effect mass immigrations (ala the islamization of EU countries) has on the culture and laws of a nation.

    And CU islamic tenured professor, Hamid Dabashi, has taught them that supporters of Israel are "warmongers" and "Gestapo apparatchiks, and the Jewish homeland is "nothing more than a military base for the rising predatory empire of the United States which "must be dismantled."

    That's the kind of open forum Columbia U has been for a long time. Bravo to the brave Young Republicans for bringing the Minutemen to show the nation what a liberal education is in America's universities.

  • Geraldo calls Minutemen 'vigilantes'

    10/07/2006 10:50:00 AM PDT · 42 of 42
    parousia to Conspiracy Guy; All

    Columbia U outdid Berkeley, where I was a student in the mid 60s. There radical leftists inspired by SDS, the Red Diaper Babies, Stokely Carmichael,Art Goldberg (brother of Los Angeles Jackie Goldberg,Bettina Apthekar and Mario Savio were precursors to The Columbia Political Union (CPU), organized for and by the students and faculty of Columbia U. to bring activists, political dissidents, journalists, top-level political advisors into the mix to foment hostile actions against the Minuteman speakers. (speakers they have welcomed without displaying incitive and hostile banners unvurled: Howard Dean,Al Gore,Hillary Clinton,John McCain, Sec.Robert Rubin, Ralph Nader. Behind this organized attack on the Minutemen were and the CAN (Campus Antiwar Network) whose stategy is:
    *Students endorse emergency walkouts in the
    event of an attack on Iran

    *Support for the immigrant's rights protests and
    a committment to show the connections
    between xenophobia, war, military recruitment
    and oppression of immigrants

    Geraldo has been a left-leaning sycophant from the get-go. Only one who is more syrupy sweet 'liberal' apologist is Larry King. By weaseling his way into the imbedded journalists in Iraq was he able to re establish himself as a journalist who would be 'showcased' on FOX.
    He would be at home with - antiwar veterans and military families at the camp in Crawford, Texas .... and characterizing the Minutemen as vigilantes is typical of his (undercover) leftist leanings. By coining the phrase that our great leader, GWB, used inappropriately (and for PC rewards)he aligns himself with the open borders junta.

    Believe that and I have a bridge in Nevada I'd like to sell you.

  • Columbia Students attack Minutemen, repress free speech

    10/07/2006 10:36:04 AM PDT · 1 of 24
    Columbia U outdid Berkeley, where I was a student in the mid 60s. There radical leftists inspired by SDS, the Red Diaper Babies, Stokely Carmichael,Art Goldberg (brother of Los Angeles Jackie Goldberg,Bettina Apthekar and Mario Savio were precursors to The Columbia Political Union (CPU), organized for and by the students and faculty of Columbia U. to bring activists, political dissidents, journalists, top-level political advisors into the mix to foment hostile actions against the Minuteman speakers. (speakers they have welcomed without displaying incitive and hostile banners unvurled: Howard Dean,Al Gore,Hillary Clinton,John McCain, Sec.Robert Rubin, Ralph Nader. Behind this organized attack on the Minutemen were and the CAN (Campus Antiwar Network) whose stategy is: *Students endorse emergency walkouts in the event of an attack on Iran

    *Support for the immigrant's rights protests and a committment to show the connections between xenophobia, war, military recruitment and oppression of immigrants

    *Students endorse Camp Casey in August, including sending students to join antiwar veterans and military families at the camp in Crawford, Texas ....

    Columbia U PROTEST On the invited Minutemen was an exercise in free expression?

    Believe that and I have a bridge in Nevada I'd like to sell you.

  • VIDEO of Keith Olberman's 9/11 Anti-Bush Rant

    09/12/2006 1:02:47 AM PDT · 76 of 100
    parousia to no dems; All

    "Why do Freepers even watch this guy?"

    I followed the link for some reasoned commentary about the film. This guy must be setting himself up to replace Michael Moore - there is a remarkable resemblance in their kind of yellow journalism. His parting shot that it was President Bush and those around him who paved the way for what resulted at Ground Zero shows he's a demagogue, but certainly not a journalist to be taken seriously. He needs to take off his blinders and note how Clinton's dithering and dallying prepared the way for the terrorist strikes on our country.

  • Live Thread of The Path to 911 ABC Part II (7 or 7:20pm AZ, AK 8pm CA, OR, WA) West Coast Version

    09/12/2006 12:38:31 AM PDT · 245 of 289
    parousia to Enterprise; All

    Well, ABC may have deleted the exculpatory parts of the story to placate the dems and Clintonistas, but could anyone not see it was the continual backing away from opportunities to take out OBl because of playing the 'law and order' game or CYA that allowed AlQueda to move ahead unimpeded with attacks on U.S. and our embassies and military abroad?
    Condi looked weak, but if her 'demoting' Richard Clark was true, you can see why he turned on Bush administration, blaming them for failure to protect our citizens. He came out the hero, along with John O'Neil and Masood. That didn't ring true.
    In spite of artistic license, it was a good retrospective on the failures of our huge govt bureaucracy, and that message should stick in the craw of all decision makers in Washington. Viewers needed this dose of reality about our vulnerability. But more than half of them opted to watch football Monday night instead.

  • Cheney reasserts Iraq/al-Qaeda links

    09/10/2006 5:11:41 PM PDT · 17 of 23
    parousia to FairOpinion

    I viewed the photocopies of memos from Saddam to AlQueda ops, and that looked like complicity. Later heard that memos were not verifiable, or were fakes. Could we get a list of some indisputable or incriminating paperwork or testimony of captured AlQueda evidence?

    But MSM would not want that information leaked to the public, would they?

  • Israel Still Marching Toward Disappearance

    09/03/2006 12:14:25 AM PDT · 1 of 2
    Whether you agree with Hizbollah and the Arab world that Israel lost this war, Israel is the injured party. Iran's proxy, Hizbollah, based in south Lebanon, was the aggressor when it crossed Israel's border, kidnapped two soldiers and launched thousands of missiles against Israel's cities. In the laws of war, the country that invades or attacks another without provocation and injures it is the aggressor country. The injured country is free to counter-invade, and even occupy and take over the aggressor country. Yet the UN is bent on fixing up the aggressor country and totally ignoring the injuries done by the aggressor to the victim country. Legally and morally, Israel had an obligation to defend itself. The author reveals how Israel's conflicted image played a key role in it's perceived defeat.