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  • It does matter whether or not Obama was raised a Muslim

    06/13/2008 7:13:33 AM PDT · 8 of 25
    Republicanus_Tyrannus to Mr. K

    There’s an unfortunate aspect to this. He could be completely and utterly serious when he claims he has never been a Muslim. I actually believe him - I think he has no true religious life except the one he found in Trinity Church (and that was only due to the socialist/marxist underpinnings peeking through the dead flesh of the corpse of faith in that church).

    But let’s give him the benefit of the doubt because, like it or not, he IS more truthful than Clinton (but then again, who isn’t?).

    So while he may honestly believe he never was a Muslim, and under reasonable standards of you and I it would indeed be true. But that isn’t the case for Muslims.

    See, they don’t accept a personal choice in the matter. All that matters to them is “Did he recite that Muhammed was the prophet of Allah and that Allah was God?”
    Being in a muslim school no matter how “moderate” means that he did indeed recite such a rote phrase - reflexively, without intent.

    That lack of intent means nothing to the Wahabbi sect. The lack of intent, or of interest, or even of understanding means nothing. Only the magic words matter - and under their primitive medieval belief systems that means he is and always will be a Muslim. Since he went on to publicly reject Islam by joining a Christian church, they view him as an Apostate.

    And for those 8th century barbarians, Apostate means the death sentence.

    He’s in a pickle. And they DO consider him as being raised Muslim - his own half-brother clearly states so in a recent Jerusalem Post article.

    If he weren’t such a horrible socialist dirtbag, I’d actually feel sorry for the guy.

  • Relax, liberals. You've already won

    06/13/2008 5:55:18 AM PDT · 39 of 54
    Republicanus_Tyrannus to Rome2000
    "Open a history book genius"

    Get the hell out of America, Princess. We kicked your sorry king-worshipping asses out in the 1700's and you have no goddamned place here any more. The last of your kind were whipped in the woodshed by President Jackson when the "landed" neo-aristocrats like yourself were made to spread'em and the anti-American restrictions on the franchise were repealed.

    Any who fantasize about stealing the franchise from the People deserve no respect. You're not supposed to be here, pumpkin. This is Free Republic, not Enslaved Aristocracy.

    Get out and stay out, Princess. You're not one whit removed from any other slaver.

  • IPhone Maker Apple Also Has Big Plans For Item Called Mac

    06/12/2008 7:52:48 PM PDT · 23 of 29
    Republicanus_Tyrannus to Swordmaker

    If it were any other company, I’d be interested. But Apple permanently lost my business over 20 years ago with their extreme politics and their Mac “evangelist” movement later cemented my decision forever.

    I’ll stick with a PC and Microsoft - plus I won’t be shut out of beta testing software in genres I prefer which is just icing on the cake.

    Nice specs though. The competition will benefit the market.

  • Relax, liberals. You've already won

    06/12/2008 6:39:59 PM PDT · 36 of 54
    Republicanus_Tyrannus to Teacher317

    Bullcrap. Taking the franchise from fellow citizens due to finances or having land makes us into a class-based, European-aping aristocracy. That is pure fighting words and no manner of sophistry about the pure wisdom of the Founding Fathers (who also thought that leeches were great medicine and who tolerated slavery) is going to excuse making fellow citizens into the slaves of those who own land.

    The Founders had some baggage in their outlook from jolly old monarchistic England and one of the piles of filthy luggage was the idea of landed aristocracy. The other was slavery. They were wrong on both those counts and I will not be spoken of as if I were a subhuman because you and Rome2000 believe that since I have no land I have no rights.

    You’re wrong as Hell and he is too.

  • Relax, liberals. You've already won

    06/12/2008 6:09:53 PM PDT · 33 of 54
    Republicanus_Tyrannus to Rome2000

    “which gave the right to Women, the landless..”

    “The landless” are citizens. Owning land does not make you a superior being. Asserting so is anti-American and will get you beat like a mule in most of the West, boy. See, we are not monarchists or aristocrats here like it seems you would prefer. “The landless” are of far, far greater worth than a snobbish, petulant, neo-aristocrat who believes that owning land makes them into a better “class” of people.

    Take my advice. Go to Europe so you can play at being a princess because you sure don’t fit in here in America.

  • Democrats in rural strongholds refuse to give backing to Obama (White Racism)

    06/08/2008 9:44:20 AM PDT · 47 of 79
    Republicanus_Tyrannus to big'ol_freeper

    You responded with saying “Not everyone should be allowed to vote. “

    You seem to forget that Socialism = Slavery.

    That’s what he was on about - Obama is a socialist, and he and his allies are out to enslave the People. All of them.

    All Socialists are slavers. And for them your comment is true- the ones who should not be allowed to vote are the ones whose platform is for enslavement. Such as National Socialists (Nazis), International Socialists (Communists), Monarchists, and others hostile to our Constitutional Republic.

  • Why McCain Would Make a Better President

    06/07/2008 8:23:49 PM PDT · 86 of 97
    Republicanus_Tyrannus to usmcobra

    I’d like to hope, with you, that we had a voice. I’d like to hope that there was a reason to pull that level come November.

    I’d wish that Senator McCain would acknowledge and give his solemn word that he would first protect our borders and enforce the laws, to ensure our sovereignty. I’d wish that he would give explicit precedence to the Constitution as we all here would ourselves in the same position.

    I’d like my vote to really count - to have a chance at stopping Obama with a candidate who I could definitely trust.

    But you, and I, and the dog all know that isn’t the case. Not to shovel dirt or remind us about McCain’s flaws and mistakes. No, that isn’t it. We all know this election is already over.

    Let’s all be honest - we’re all adults here - we don’t need to really beat around the bush anymore. We all know we’ve been had. We all know the election is and will be what the media has decided. If we had a compelling candidate, it would not have mattered at all. The election has been stolen, our franchise has been lost, our republic is captive to an unelected, radical media.

    I’d love to hope, I’d love to think my vote was still a vote, but it isn’t. It’s a gesture, a ritual without meaning, a vote that will not be counted. The election is over, the media will not allow us to be counted as citizens any more. They have decided, they have taken over the public square and will do anything and everything to push their annointed tyrant to his throne.

    Our votes will not count. Our campaign, no matter who runs, will be drowned. Our franchise is forfeit, and we all know it.

    Arguing about McCain is like arguing about the hairstyle of your neighbor while you are being sold into slavery.

    It isn’t the time for that. What it is, is the time to plan. How will we resist? How can we keep our children from having this horrible event happening again and again? How can we fight back? It is time to put aside funds for lawyers, so you can sue when the unConstitutional pronouncements come from the lips of the Tyrant Obama in the months to come. It is time to scrimp and save and ration - privately - because at this moment in time, we are at War here at Home, and must act accordingly.

    We have an advantage - we know we are seeing the rise of despotism. We also know how the Left has abused our judicial system to gut the Constitution. We know how they did it - now, we do it to them. Every moment of every day, spend time researching, planning, saving, speaking. Be forthright, be truthful, gather facts and historical records before they fade behind the clouds of bull$#it that the left will use to obscure their guilt.

    They have stolen this election. Now, it’s time to prepare to fight back.

  • Message to the GOP: Obama is not the problem

    06/07/2008 12:02:44 PM PDT · 109 of 116
    Republicanus_Tyrannus to WarToad

    “Fear mongering?”

    WarToad - Member since April, 2008.

    GTFO, disruptor. Unlike you, I remember 9/11, I have friends in harm’s way, and I’ve watched the jihadist facists carefully during the last 7.5 years. “Fear mongering” about a real, present, and deadly danger to my country? No, it is called being truthful. You’re repeating the swill of the socialists/marxists and other anti-american forces in the Left. Just saying that proves you’re a disruptor, chief.

    If you think that responding to the terrorists is “fear mongering”, well, then you’re either seriously ill (and if so, I hope you recover) or you’re a dupe and an enemy.

  • SFChron: Obama is a 'Rare Kind of Attuned Being,' a 'Lightworker'

    06/06/2008 8:39:20 PM PDT · 56 of 146
    Republicanus_Tyrannus to steve86
    I’m already half packed.

    So am I. Once I saw this commie's crazy "Yes We Can" video (shades of Triumph of the Will), I started paying down my credit, packing my excess belongings, and started to get serious.

    I'm less than four months from being debt free. I've got a decent supply of ammo and enough non-perishable food for several months, my car's paid off, and I can shut down my business within a couple-three more months. Then I'm off the grid and heading to Wyoming or Utah - the two most reliably free states in the West.

    I'm not optimistic at all about this election because the Media has telegraphed exactly what it intends to do. Hell, look at the Friday headlines and you'll see that they intend to force this election for Herr Obama. The media's chosen its' side in this election and is not going to hesitate to broadcast anything at all to make absolutely sure that Obama wins. Watch, and I'll bet that within two months there'll be massive, widespread hit pieces against Christianity, hit pieces against rural Americans, and open attempts to subvert or repress the military and "red state" votes in advance.

    I think we're a cat's hair away from some Uncle Joe-style repression and we're going to be the targets.

  • SFChron: Obama is a 'Rare Kind of Attuned Being,' a 'Lightworker'

    06/06/2008 7:53:40 PM PDT · 24 of 146
    Republicanus_Tyrannus to Mobile Vulgus
    These people are losing their minds!

    You got it right in one line. These people, these hard leftists, have in Obama a spiritual thrill they've not experienced since they first quoted Marx to get back at their mommies and daddies when they first went to college.

    This is their god. Socialism/Marxism is their religion. Hatred for normal American values is their creed. Bigotry is their sacrament.

    They are the enemy.

    They are cultists, always have been. Lurking in the fringes, getting fat on our taxes and using their positions to indoctrinate the weak and attack the patriotic, these are the remnants of the sixties. Look at them, know them. These are the enemy - they are no longer opponents. They're not the gasbags we've thought could be tolerated until they fade into senility. They're creepy socialist cultists and they've decided that things have changed sufficiently for them to throw off their facades of near-bearable, silly kookiness and are now showing their true Red colors.

    If Obama gets in, these people will be aching to eliminate any and all opposition. And they'll think that the socialist god himself (Obama) will bless whatever they do.

    Frankly, this kind of thing makes me terrified, and I'm not ashamed to admit it.

  • So, what's it gonna be folks? RINO or Marxist?

    06/05/2008 5:03:20 PM PDT · 378 of 383
    Republicanus_Tyrannus to Jim Robinson

    Welcome back. Been hoping you’ve been getting better.

    Well, I’ve had Senator McCain as a senator for many years, met him a couple times. Wouldn’t hesitate to loan him a twenty, and wouldn’t kick him out of a backyard barbeque if he crashed it.

    But because he’s wrong on the border, he can’t have my vote. Since AZ is his anyways, I’m just going to vote for congressional races and leave the presidential race to those able to hold their noses enough. I just can’t give him my vote - it’s a precious thing, you know, and his positions have made him not deserving of it.

    It’s my choice, it’s my vote, and I judge that he’s not worthy of it.

    Sorry. Hope he wins, but would have preferred a conservative to vote for.

  • In Defense of Rev. Wright

    05/02/2008 10:24:43 PM PDT · 20 of 27
    Republicanus_Tyrannus to kathsua
    Rev. Wright is a genocidal maniac. This is not an opinion, this is fact from his own damnable words.

    Rev. Wright calls for genocide against a race. This is foul racism which is contrary to God's Will as explicitly stated in Revelations. This is damnable as well as being a call to murder of innocents due to their genetics.

    He is vile and without worth, as was Stalin, Mao, Hitler, et al - who also ALL share his Anti-God, Anti-Bible, Anti-Freedom, anti-humanity Pro-Enslavement Socialist point of view.

    Rev. Wright is a proponent of Socialism, a philosophy which is not and never will be compatible with our society under our Constitution. It is a detestable worldview which requires the subjugation & enslavement of the People by an all-powerful Government - the exact opposite of our nation. It makes Citizens into Slaves. His views are as poisonous as any other treasonous CRIMINAL who attempts to foment insurrection and violence - these actions taking his loathesome words from under the protection of the Constitution and the 1st Amendment. Calls to insurrection, calls to violence, all are not free speech - they are crimes and crimes again.

    He is not a holy man. He is not an American. He is not my countryman, nor is he a civilized man. He is not a citizen with full rights - he, by his words, is an enemy to be defeated and expunged from our sight. He should be escorted to the border and declared to be Hostis humani generis, or the Enemy of All Humanity just like a pirate or a slaver (which he is- a slaver) and a price put on his head for any to collect.

    He is scum of the lowest order and has no place in our country.

  • NY Bombing: Why letters to NY Congressional contingent?

    03/07/2008 3:20:14 PM PST · 8 of 10
    Republicanus_Tyrannus to torchthemummy

    Well, allow me to speculate a bit.

    Assume that for this “explanation” of complete unbelievable coincidence was just as it appears - a cover story.

    Ok. Now the question to ask is - IF it is, WHY?

    What possible reason would the NYPD and the NY media choose to put out such a ridiculous assertion? What overwhelming (since it has to be overwhelming) purpose would this serve? What is it preventing?

    What it is preventing is civil war. Be honest - we’re teetering on the edge of a nation-wide revolted explosion of mortal anger towards the left. Serious people know that the American culture is not at all merciful when roused. And serious, sober people know that this or things like this may be the last straw on the camel’s back. They’re lying to try to reduce the chance of a vicious, internecine Total War.

    This kind of whistling by the graveyard will work once. We’re good people here in America, but we have our limits. We’re likely to allow THIS to pass, but not one single incident more, I think.

  • Video shows bicyclist fleeing Times Sq.

    03/06/2008 2:38:26 PM PST · 13 of 25
    Republicanus_Tyrannus to chaos_5

    People like that need to be convicted of subversion & conspiracy to commit subversion; sedition and conspiracy to commit seditious acts, and treason during a time of war. After conviction he should be hanged.

    Code Pink and International A.N.S.W.E.R should be rounded up under the RICO act since they have repeatedly encouraged such acts in public statements. Such encouragement and incitement when resulting in violence is the same as sending a monogrammed letter to the traitor(s) who acted on the incitement.

    Every single one of them should have their citizenship stripped at the very least. For this, I think most of their anti-American leadership should get life in prison with no parole if not summary execution.

  • Boffin stacks 16 PS3s to simulate black hole collisions

    03/05/2008 12:45:08 PM PST · 17 of 29
    Republicanus_Tyrannus to DBCJR
    "There doesn’t seem to be evidence that gravity bends light.

    Except, of course, for the enormous amount of evidence already gathered over the last 100 years starting from the observation of Mercury to just last year's multiple photograhs of a gravitational lens that distorted the light from multiple galaxies. Oh, and the hundreds of other data points confirming it, the hundreds of photos...

    Next are you going to claim that there's no evidence for the presence of water on Earth?

  • Super-speed Internet satellite blasts off in Japan

    02/23/2008 12:51:32 PM PST · 27 of 54
    Republicanus_Tyrannus to Reeses

    You got it in one. This is a demonstration of multiple use launching from a single booster type, as well as a demonstration of effective (and assumed active) ICBM tech. If you can orbit satellites that give highspeed comms, you can easily hit somone’s capital with a warhead. Plus, you effectively are setting up a Command & Control system that covers an entire hemisphere.

    Japan can load a bomb on a plane just a week after they decide to join the nuclear club. They are quite certainly doing this for China & North Korea’s benefit.

  • "Barack Will Never Allow You to Go Back to Your Lives as Usual." (YES IT CAN get creepier)

    02/21/2008 1:37:18 AM PST · 210 of 244
    Republicanus_Tyrannus to mwl1
    "If the adult politicians in the Democratic Party are paying any attention, they have to be unnerved by this social psychology nonsense, which is a dry hole politically... buyers remorse has got to be setting in. Borderline kooks."

    There are a few, and they're beyond alarm right now. This is going viral very quickly today.
    It hit Day By Day for tomorrow (a conservative webcomic, pretty popular) and this one is gonna leave a mark.

    Once this cartoon hits Digg, it's going to spark a lot of people to talk about this quite blatant socialistic and totalitarian outlook. It's completely unacceptable.

  • It Is Over [Kudlow says: Hillary! is done]

    02/19/2008 10:39:04 PM PST · 13 of 195
    Republicanus_Tyrannus to DogandPonyShow

    This is Hillary. Guts? She’s the closest thing to a viper without the scales. Honestly, I think she would do anything at all if she could get away with it. Most likely, though, is she’ll self destruct in a very self-serving and quite hilarious way.

  • DC v. Heller - Montana prepares to secede

    02/19/2008 10:27:38 PM PST · 96 of 218
    Republicanus_Tyrannus to Publius

    Thanks! That was an excellent and quite inspiring article.

  • DC v. Heller - Montana prepares to secede

    02/19/2008 8:32:02 PM PST · 71 of 218
    Republicanus_Tyrannus to UCFRoadWarrior

    Plus, merely stating “Guess we’re a Territory now” and handing a bill over for ten thousand head of horses for the deputies as provided by law would shock some people into thinking “Hmm”. Plus, it’d be funnier and more loyal.

  • DC v. Heller - Montana prepares to secede

    02/19/2008 8:21:06 PM PST · 60 of 218
    Republicanus_Tyrannus to ScratInTheHat

    Generally, unless they have a corpus of law passed by the Territorial Legislature and approved by the Congress (which they still have). So, in particular, no, not really. The statehood process has several stages. They’d just be back one second prior to statehood. But they’d be exempt from Federal Income Tax.

  • DC v. Heller - Montana prepares to secede

    02/19/2008 8:17:25 PM PST · 54 of 218
    Republicanus_Tyrannus to Enterprise

    The States of Texas, Alabama, Alaska Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Utah, Virgina, Washinton, West Virginia, & Wyoming filed pro-gun right Amicae Curie, but didn’t hit on this at the time.

  • DC v. Heller - Montana prepares to secede

    02/19/2008 8:02:27 PM PST · 33 of 218
    Republicanus_Tyrannus to BuffaloJack

    And if it is over 2/3rds of the States, a very unsettling option becomes available - a Constitutional Convention could easily then be called.

    And that’s something for the very, very last resort in my book. Mainly because I don’t trust us to do one correctly unless there’s absolutely no other option.

  • DC v. Heller - Montana prepares to secede

    02/19/2008 7:56:14 PM PST · 27 of 218
    Republicanus_Tyrannus to FR Class of 1998
    Yes, but the point I was making was that 1) there is a legal way to do it (which needs a supermajority of all states approval)and 2) this is a threat of becoming a Territory, not seceding.

    And the threat is legal (one could argue, is actually legally required), and it's actually beneficial for the State.

  • DC v. Heller - Montana prepares to secede

    02/19/2008 7:50:49 PM PST · 19 of 218
    I wish to emphasize "would...revert Montana to a Territory, eliminating all Federal Tax Revenues from the state."

    As a way of making somone wake the hell up and pay serious attention, this is a masterpiece.

  • DC v. Heller - Montana prepares to secede

    02/19/2008 7:45:16 PM PST · 7 of 218
    Republicanus_Tyrannus to FR Class of 1998

    This is different. It would allow, according to Texas v Lee, the consent of the States for a legal secession. We just considered it not 2 years ago for a 10 acre town stranded in Canada.

    But this would be different at a fundamental level. The statehood contracts would at first, simply revert Montana to a Territory, eliminating all Federal tax revenues from the state.

    Quite. Different. And quite legal, just, and persuasive.

  • ANALYSIS: What Hezbollah could lose in avenging Mughniyah

    02/16/2008 6:25:11 PM PST · 16 of 20

    See, they’re very likely to think with their balls here. They’re a very face-oriented culture. These two recent deaths of major terrorists are pushing the nationstates out into the open.

  • ANALYSIS: What Hezbollah could lose in avenging Mughniyah

    02/16/2008 6:22:16 PM PST · 15 of 20
    Republicanus_Tyrannus to txflake

    As my dad would sometimes say, “Sometimes people are just walking sacks of dumb.”

    Sorry if it’s a bit explicit if you take what I mean.

  • ANALYSIS: What Hezbollah could lose in avenging Mughniyah

    02/16/2008 6:06:55 PM PST · 13 of 20
    Republicanus_Tyrannus to
    Remember that on January 30th the French arrested 5 cell members plotting an attack on PARIS and The Vatican. Three of them had diplomatic passports from Syria and Lebanon. (see about the Jerusalem Post article)

    France may already be fighting as of Jan 30th, in World War IV, cause this implicates several nation-states and France is just hateful when they get pissed.

    They could have taken the fact that the plans were for a simultaneous attack on Rome, Paris, London,- that is, European Capital Cities - as an explicit act of war and also Declaration of War in some traditions. Using multiple diplomatic passports and diplomatic immunity - this is beyond a simple screw up.
    I don't think this can be stopped from going extremely hot in a very short time because both Hamas and Hezbollah have been caught prepping for some sort of attack.

  • Democrats accuse Bush of fanning terrorism fears (Traitors claim amnesia about 911)

    02/16/2008 5:09:50 PM PST · 27 of 53
    Republicanus_Tyrannus to Emperor Palpatine
    Hey, can you sanity check something for me?

    Look at this:
    and then look at my posts above, then look at Cindy's last few batches of summaries.

    I think I'm seeing phantom worries, but doesn't it look a bit more busy than it should around Jan 30th in her summaries? Could I be right?

  • Democrats accuse Bush of fanning terrorism fears (Traitors claim amnesia about 911)

    02/16/2008 4:59:35 PM PST · 24 of 53

    In clarification, we may already be in the second phase of World War IV and not know it yet. If so, I believe our old friends in France are getting in it with both feet. Thank God.

  • Democrats accuse Bush of fanning terrorism fears (Traitors claim amnesia about 911)

    02/16/2008 4:56:56 PM PST · 20 of 53
    Republicanus_Tyrannus to Cindy
    What I'm saying is that a person could argue that from a probable historical perspective that WWIV was finally recognized/fully participated in by France and most of Western Europe as of January 30, 2008. Reason being is that traditionally, European concepts of war would accept this intercept as an act of and official declaration of War.

    The use of diplomatic passports turns this into a different beast for European tradition as well. It further inflames the crime of the conspiracy and raises it to certainty in their eyes. There may even be treaty language that equates this as if it were successful and if so, could trigger some pretty interesting mobilizations.

  • Democrats accuse Bush of fanning terrorism fears (Traitors claim amnesia about 911)

    02/16/2008 4:39:54 PM PST · 16 of 53
    Republicanus_Tyrannus to Cindy
    I think people are a bit lost to connect the dots. Here's one that should wiggle some ears - From The Jerusalem Post, Feb 14, 2008:

    On January 30, French security services raided a Paris apartment and arrested six Arab men. Three of the men - two Lebanese and one Syrian - were travelling on diplomatic passports. According to the Italian Libero newspaper, the six were members of a Hizbullah cell. Documents seized included tourist maps of Paris, London, Madrid, Berlin and Rome marked up with red highlighter to indicate routes, addresses, parking lots and "truck stopping points." The maps pointed to several routes to Vatican back entrances.

    First, note the following: "Three of the men - two Lebanese and one Syrian - were travelling on diplomatic passports."

    Diplomatic passports. And it was to target the Vatican as well as other European Capital Cities. No wonder the French are as twitchy as a cat in a rocking chair factory. They're waking up fast.

  • Op-Ed: Racism and intolerance: disappointing at a liberal university

    02/16/2008 3:21:03 PM PST · 19 of 33
    Republicanus_Tyrannus to Old Sarge

    Actually, Godwin’s Law really isn’t appropriate as a critique because, well, he’s actually comparing apples to apples - institutionalized anti-Semitism to the ritualized institutional anti-Semitism. So I’d argue he earns a pass on this.

  • 'Protect America violates Constitution' (More Ron Paul Lunacy)

    02/16/2008 11:33:00 AM PST · 108 of 143
    Republicanus_Tyrannus to Extremely Extreme Extremist
    I politely disagree, I believe you infer far too much distrust for your fellow Americans in your premises. I trust them more to do the right thing than you do, and I think most disagreements that you're upset about are not as extreme as you fear.

    I fear what our Jacksonian tradition, our distinctly American culture will have to endure and respond to in the coming years. I'm less likely to focus on things that you see as main issues. This is primarily that I trust that we will continually discuss and modify these political solutions, hopefully towards a more acceptable, Constitutionally-sound result.

    I think though, that the likelihood of getting to that point requires that our society not be burdened with a sudden 10 to 15 million person die-off. That tends to skew our normal political systems a bit.

    I hope you understand why I may not agree with you yet hope I can still be considered to be faithful to the Constitution.

  • 'Protect America violates Constitution' (More Ron Paul Lunacy)

    02/16/2008 11:19:00 AM PST · 102 of 143
    Republicanus_Tyrannus to Extremely Extreme Extremist
    ...ooor it could be that Ron Paul has a fundamentally different understanding of the Constitution, human nature, and government than his critics, and thus they see his conclusions as being incorrect? Perhaps even provably incorrect?

    A conspiracy is not to be assumed when it is not necessary to explain events. It could be, you must admit, that Dr. Congressman Ron Paul, BSC SSC* might just be getting static because he's perceived as just simply wrong.

    *Bronze Swimming Certificate, Silver Swimming Certificate.

  • 'Protect America violates Constitution' (More Ron Paul Lunacy)

    02/16/2008 10:54:37 AM PST · 100 of 143
    Republicanus_Tyrannus to Eagle Eye
    Just injecting a note of friendliness here to all the above Freepers.

    If I mocked you previously, please accept my apologies, it was meant in good humor, not in meanness or with a jaundiced eye.

    I will not willingly impugn anyone's clear dedication as Americans to our Republic's Founding Documents, though I may call into question someone's full knowledge and understanding. This is to inform and to possibly BE informed, and I always come away from such discussions with more to learn about and a deeper appreciation of how universal our Americanism runs throughout the political spectrum. Yes even Democrats, I trust, feel much the same as us in most cases. This even though we can spot the looney easiest on the other side pretty often and those loonies (Michael Moore, etc) are clearly UN-American. Remember that a bunch of your neighbors are Democrats but aren't Leftists. They're our opponents, not our enemies.

    But it is foolish, I think we all agree, to assume we have no domestic enemies. We should pause every once in a while and clear our heads, and make sure we differentiate between our neighbors who are just mainly interested in arguing about traffic light placement, and our enemies (far Left and terrorists).

  • 'Protect America violates Constitution' (More Ron Paul Lunacy)

    02/16/2008 10:37:30 AM PST · 89 of 143
    Republicanus_Tyrannus to tacticalogic
    Exactly, and the PAA was extended over the objections of the President instead of having a simple exception as RP stated (first time I agreed with him) as well as a protection for telecoms who cooperate with a FISA request.

    Instead, now PAA lapses and ALL the stuff goes through FISA, which blinds us to activation calls, coordination calls, and disposable contact numbers for action groups positioned previously if they are in US territory.

    Some of those last will get through now. For the next 10 days, the terrorists have been told how to operate in the clear on our soil with an assured number of untraceable calls for a pre-determined level of security.

    This is a lot more complex than Wired lumping all intercepts of all types under one classification that changed only once in our entire history.

  • 'Protect America violates Constitution' (More Ron Paul Lunacy)

    02/16/2008 10:08:56 AM PST · 72 of 143
    Republicanus_Tyrannus to cva66snipe

    Look, I’m not saying you’re all crazy, nor am I saying that you aren’t conversant with possible violations of the Constitution - I’m saying you guys are factually incorrect.

    I’ll make a compromise. I’ll leave off my critique of your “FBI Over-reach” rants if you agree that the Contitution does not apply to a Turkish national in Turkey calling a Jordanian national in Phillipine National waters. If you can see that as reasonable (That the Constitution covers US territory and US nationals and not other citizens in other nations), then you should re-read the PAA and FISA legislation - and you’ll see that having FISA extend to Foreign-to-foreign calls simply because the comms go THROUGH the US is an unwarranted attack on the Constitution.

    I’m not talking about your supposed FBI overstep and other frantic concerns - if you can’t agree on the above, then we cannot possibly understand each other’s points.

  • 'Protect America violates Constitution' (More Ron Paul Lunacy)

    02/16/2008 9:53:02 AM PST · 64 of 143
    Republicanus_Tyrannus to mad_as_he$$

    You’re not serious, and if so, you’re not rational. Bye tinfoil, be sure to post exactly how you can use sheep’s bladders to predict earthquakes.

  • 'Protect America violates Constitution' (More Ron Paul Lunacy)

    02/16/2008 9:38:30 AM PST · 55 of 143
    Republicanus_Tyrannus to Alex Murphy

    That’s all intercepts, because they are counting the foreign-to-foreign intercepts in that count because of the MIS-application of the Constitution to those foreign nationals on foreign soil who have their coms routed THROUGH the US. It is an artificially high number because they forced the US to go to the FISA court for calls that were explicitly not covered - foreign to foreign. The dems supported a horrible lawsuit that in effect said that our Constitution protected every citizen of every country in the world, even if they never step inside our borders.

    THAT’S the crime against the Constitution - not the PAA or the FISA court.

  • 'Protect America violates Constitution' (More Ron Paul Lunacy)

    02/16/2008 9:34:56 AM PST · 53 of 143
    Republicanus_Tyrannus to cva66snipe
    One of the highest callings of a citizen of the US is to resist the left due to their "slippery slope" tramline service they seem to be enamoured with.

    Seems like 33 out of 34 of their ideas have initial ideas (whether or not it should be addressed, extra-or contra-constitutional aspects of programs or goals, etc) result in a precedent that could be used by tyrants to subvert the healthy tyrant-roadblocks put in by our Founders. The precedent of "hate crimes" can be used to horrible effect by a tyrant.

    But FISA? You're being manipulated about FISA. What FISA in the 1970's did was make it explicit (where it wasn't before) that if a communication that was suspect either originated IN or had a destination TO either US Territory OR a US Citizen, then Constitutional protections kicked in and you had to justify a court order (FISA COURT) just like any agent investigating Mafia control of sewage hauling in Kansas City would have to get from the District Court. That's consistent with the Constitution. In fact, it protects non-citizens in our territory with the assumption of innocence (we assume they aren't illegal until proven guilty of the crime, so to speak). That's a big heavy burden that is rightfully borne by law enforcement.

    It isn't one that is Constitutional if you apply it to foreign nationals on foreign soil calling other foreign nationals on foreign soil. They don't get the Constitution - they're not covered. See?

  • 'Protect America violates Constitution' (More Ron Paul Lunacy)

    02/16/2008 9:21:05 AM PST · 42 of 143
    Republicanus_Tyrannus to mad_as_he$$
    You can't be serious. To have posted that without the information that the PAA covers foreign calls TO OTHER foreign numbers that route through the US.

    Foreign citizens in foreign nations have NEVER been subject to Constitutional protectections EVER by ANY decision of ANY court until after 9/11.

    None of the intercepts originated in or ended on US territory. They were foreign in origin and foreign in destination, they were merely routing THROUGH the US. The Dems decided to hobble the US by encouraging the lawsuit that spuriously argued that communications that PASSED THROUGH the US were covered by the Constitution, which demanded that the intercepts which UNIVERSALLY were NEVER previously subject to review (since the Constitution does not cover a French Citizen in Belgium Calling A Turkish Citizen in Brazil SINCE THEY ARE HEY NOT AMERICAN CITIZENS OR EVEN IN FRIGGIN' AMERICAN TERRITORY) .

    Talking about the intercepts being compared to the original FISA specs (FOREIGN NATIONAL CALLING INTO AMERICA OR TO AN AMERICAN CITIZEN) is absurd at best, but is simply irresponsible and deliberately misleading.

    So your point is refuted, eliminated, and shown to be not only untrue, but deliberately misleading and false. In simpler words, your arguement is a lie of the highest order.

  • Time to Stop griping about McCain and start working to defeat the 'Rats

    02/13/2008 3:30:34 PM PST · 76 of 399
    Republicanus_Tyrannus to ronnie raygun
    Sorry, the Constitution comes first, before me, before you, before any of the nominees, and yes, before our armed forces - because it is the reason why we fight and who we are.

    I trust the Constitution, it has protected our rights and our country from tyranny and from enemies.

    I trust the Constitution more than I trust a man who has willingly and blatantly spit on it with McCain-Feingold, McCain-Kennedy, and McCain-Leiberman.

    I trust the Constitution more than anyone demanding I prostitute my love of the Constitution for someone else's dream of power. I trust and defend the Constitution - but McCain does not, else he would never have assaulted it so many, many times.

    I trust the Constitution and so must reject McCain as well as the other two candidates.

    McCain violated the letter and spirit of his Oath to the Constitution more than once. To give him more power as a reward for such treachery is not rational - in fact, it is unthinkable.

    I cannot and will not vote for an unabashed, serially confirmed, and backstabbing enemy of the Constitution no matter what. Voting for such a person is spitting on the Oaths of all who defend and protect the Constitution from foreign and domestic enemies.

    The prospect is not either/or. It is simply no choice - there is no one "annointed" as a nominee who has not declared his or her emnity to our Constitutional Republic.

    Thus, we must ensure that enough true Americans get into office in the Senate, Congress, and State & Local elections, because from there we can fight. Voting in a man who has shown his contempt and hatred for our Constitution is not even an option.

  • Clinton Pins '08 Hopes on Texas Rebound

    02/13/2008 3:11:38 PM PST · 64 of 70
    Republicanus_Tyrannus to samtheman
    "Obama is just enough of a clown to see gravitas in Richardson."

    I had a rather complex joke contrasting actual greatness & gravitas versus plain old gravity & gravy, but I started laughing too hard.
    See, 'cause Richardson is really, really fat.

    damn it I can't stop laughing.

  • Clinton Pins '08 Hopes on Texas Rebound

    02/13/2008 2:26:57 PM PST · 61 of 70
    Republicanus_Tyrannus to samtheman

    I hate to be the guy who raises horrible possibilities because Cassandras always get the worst of it, but ever think that she might get the VP slot?

    I mention it because the front-runner is very close to her philosophically, they’ve both been friends in the Senate, and both have been well known to be vicious, merciless, and honorless political creatures.

    Let’s both hope, though, that McCain passes her over for the VP slot.

  • Democrat supporters on Free Republic

    02/12/2008 6:43:45 PM PST · 67 of 382
    Republicanus_Tyrannus to End Times Crusader
    Sorry Comrade Academician End Times Crusader.

    Your suggestion is without merit and is not conversant with the concept of free people in a free society. In short, your proposal is absurd.

    There are many who have voted for other Americans in the past who were Democrats. Others changed their minds after being Dems for some time, some only recently. This is called "Liberals Convinced to Become Conservative", one of our purposes here.

    Your silly and disturbingly Soviet proposal would penalize those who in the past for whatever reasons done something you consider "unthinkable", just in order to make them slaves of your personal opinions.

    Sorry, we don't do slavery 'round here - not even mental slavery, Comrade. But I'm sure the idea would be saluted with verve and flamboyance back on DU where Soviet methods are admired.

  • Executions May Be Carried Out at Gitmo (lethal injections)

    02/12/2008 5:54:09 PM PST · 25 of 62
    "*molen steel."
    Sorry, should have been spelled "Molten steel".
  • Executions May Be Carried Out at Gitmo (lethal injections)

    02/12/2008 5:52:45 PM PST · 23 of 62
    Republicanus_Tyrannus to USFRIENDINVICTORIA

    That’d do it, heated (of course) to say, 180 degrees.

    Or Drano. Drano mixed with mercury and maybe a big ol’ serving of ground-up Jimmy Dean Hot sausage patties.

    Hell, I can think of at least a dozen hilarious things to inject into those buggers that’d be guaranteed to be lethal.

    Like molen steel.

  • Court hears lawsuit on program allowing Mexican trucks into U.S.

    02/12/2008 4:26:56 PM PST · 15 of 26
    Republicanus_Tyrannus to NormsRevenge
    The argument of the US "turning its back on the NAFTA agreement" is specious and shows just how utterly incompetent that person's schooling has been.

    Congress has primary federal legislative authority in the US - and it is primary - that is, an existing law MUST and SHALL be modified by subsequent legislation. That's how we correct, modify, and repeal laws.
    And the Supreme Court has consistently and correctly asserted the PRIMACY of the Constitution over any and all treaties since treaties are just simply the same as an existing Federal law - subject to change by new laws, and subject to nullification where they conflict with the Constitution.

    Congress passing a law that cripples a treaty is the function of Congress. They are good as breaking stuff and ruining things. They have the Constitutional power & duty to screw anything up WE tell them to screw up. Sometimes we want the fatheads in Congress to be deliberately obtuse and obstructive. They're our employees and it is our right to tell our employees to trash anything we tell them to.

    If Congress decides to pass a law which supercedes a minor point of a treaty, then either the People will keep that law from being signed, will have the change repealed, or will be satisfied. The opinions of a lawyer who thinks that treaties trump the Contitutional provisions of the separation of power are null and void, and frankly are irritating.