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  • Hillary’s hypocrisy

    11/21/2015 3:30:17 PM PST · by USFRIENDINVICTORIA · 2 replies
    National Post ^ | November 21, 2015 | Rex Murphy
    It's an odd world. Glamour magazine recently named the former Bruce Jenner as its Woman of the Year. {SNIP} If a person self-identifies as X, Y or Z, then he, she, ze or hir has to be what he, she, ze or hir professes to be. {SNIP} Which brings me to Hillary Clinton. {Snip} She’d be one with the idea that people have a “right” to be who they think they are and — this is not quite the same thing — have a right to be who they feel they are. This is a Euclidean axiom in the new...
  • The hypocrisy of Green

    05/20/2015 6:31:05 AM PDT · by Baynative · 9 replies
    Examiner.com ^ | 5/19/2015 | Lorraine Yapps Cohen
    Green started as the stand against pollution. To the greenies, that pollution seldom seemed small enough, especially when the pollutants were made by evil humans rather than by nature itself. Green is no more good for saving the environment than it is for protecting the people. Green wears the badge of hypocrisy. Being green requires minimizing pollutants in products, places, people, and the environment. But it depends on what is a pollutant and how little of it is little enough. The EPA, for example, has declared CO2 a pollutant, the invisible, odorless, tasteless, non-toxic substance that sustains all life on...
  • Romney Didn't Even Last a WEEK.

    07/04/2012 7:19:27 AM PDT · by Robert Drobot · 137 replies
    As promised, Romney has folded on ObamaCare too, although had I wagered money on the timing, I would have thought that he would have lasted at least a week. But apparently the revenue curve from stupid, imbecilic suckers giving Romney money in the wake of the SCOTUS decision fell off hard enough that the Romney people felt that it served no more purpose to perpetuate the repeal charade. I hope every single one of you who gave that forked-tongued jackass money feel the full shame and embarrassment of your own gullibility and obtuseness. This slackjawed sentimentalism WILL BE THE DEATH...
  • Brock and the Glock: Armed men guarded Media Matters boss as he took $400,000 gun control donation

    02/16/2012 10:37:22 AM PST · by Blood of Tyrants · 43 replies
    FoxNews ^ | 2-16-2012 | Perry Chiaramonte
    The recent revelation that the head of Media Matters walked the streets of Washington with a Glock-toting bodyguard may make it a little awkward for the group the next time it seeks a donation from a gun control advocacy group. Media Matters reportedly took more than $400,000 from the Joyce Foundation specifically earmarked to promote a $600,000 initiative on "gun and public safety issues." At the same time, Media Matters' gun-guarded boss David Brock reportedly obsessed over his own security. ....Brock reportedly told confidantes that he feared for his safety and needed hired guns to keep him safe.
  • Tester takes Iran-linked company cash

    10/14/2011 11:09:27 AM PDT · by Hoodat · 2 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | Oct 14, 2011 | Conn Carroll
    Yesterday, at a Senate Banking Committee hearing, Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., attacked U.S. companies that do business with Iran, singling out Koch Industries, despite the fact that Tester has taken money from companies that also did business with Iran. "Recently I heard that one of America's largest companies, Koch Industries, was in the business of supporting Iran through energy development. Um ... if they are doing there are probably others that are doing it," Tester said yesterday. Koch Industries issued the following statement in response to Tester's statement: Koch Industries voluntarily decided several years ago to stop sales to Iran,...
  • 'Two oil men' to blame for high gas prices, Pelosi says (2008)

    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi Thursday blamed the "two oil men in the White House," President Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney, and their Republican allies in Congress for gas prices exceeding $4 a gallon. Pelosi, a California Democrat, said multiple initiatives intended to lower high energy costs have passed the Democratically controlled House only to "run into a brick wall" in the Senate because they did not receive the 60 votes needed to overcome Republican filibusters. "The price of oil is... is attributed to two oil men in the White House and their protectors in the United States Senate," Pelosi...
  • Democrats give hypocrisy a bad name

    04/25/2011 2:10:36 PM PDT · by Starman417 · 6 replies · 1+ views
    Flopping Aces ^ | 04-25-11 | DrJohn
    Obama and his democrat thugs are making every effort to hamstring Republican fund raising efforts. The tools they are using for this purpose only add gasoline to the brightly burning fire of democrat hypocrisy. Obama has signaled that he once again will try to bypass Congress and out of thin air fabricate self-serving government rules to limit Republican fund raising. The Obama administration is considering a number of measures to compel disclosure of the kind of anonymous campaign contributions that helped finance millions of dollars of attack ads against Democrats during the 2010 elections. The White House last week...
  • When Dumb Wars Become Brilliant

    03/30/2011 5:04:21 AM PDT · by radioone · 5 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 3-30-11 | Peter Heck
    During President Obama's Libyan War address, I was listening for one thing. While most Americans were already aware of what a madman Gaddafi was as well as the evil he was committed to perpetrating against his own people, what we weren't clear on was how a man who persistently derided the Iraq War as "dumb" could justify intervention in a less dangerous state like Libya. Like any good professor, President Obama didn't just come out and explain the distinction. He made us work to find it. And there, buried beneath a few extra helpings of his trademark verbosity, I heard...
  • Iranian newspaper says French first lady deserves to die

    09/02/2010 9:37:43 PM PDT · by Iam1ru1-2 · 11 replies · 1+ views
    September 2, 2010 | Mitra Mobasherat, CNN
    (CNN) -- A hard-line Iranian newspaper has called the French first lady a "prostitute" and recommended she be put to death for supporting a woman sentenced to death by stoning in Iran for adultery. Under the headline "French prostitutes enter the human rights uproar," the Kayhan daily newspaper referred Saturday to Carla Bruni-Sarkozy as a "prostitute" after she released an open letter in support of Sakineh Ashtiani, 43, a mother of two whose case has drawn international attention. Kayhan, a newspaper headed by a representative of Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, reiterated those statements Tuesday, writing that, "this woman with...
  • Netanyahu to International Community: Stop the Hypocrisy

    06/03/2010 4:49:36 AM PDT · by SJackson · 11 replies · 421+ views
    Frontpagemag ^ | 6-3-10 | P. David Hornik
    The IDF has released two more videos from the incident Monday morning on the Mavi Marmara, the largest in the Turkish-organized six-ship flotilla that challenged Israels blockade of Gaza, and the only one to prepare a violent ambush. One of these two videos is even more dramatic than the one released on Monday, now viewed by over a million on YouTube, that shows Mavi Marmara peace activists among other things beating the soldiers with iron bars.The relatively less dramatic of the two newly released videos shows the activistsactually jihadists seeking martyrdomattacking the soldiers with a stun grenade, a box of...
  • Netanyahu to International Community: Stop the Hypocrisy

    06/03/2010 4:04:54 AM PDT · by Michael van der Galien · 13 replies · 580+ views
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | P. David Hornik
    The IDF has released two more videos from the incident Monday morning on the Mavi Marmara, the largest in the Turkish-organized six-ship flotilla that challenged Israels blockade of Gaza, and the only one to prepare a violent ambush. One of these two videos is even more dramatic than the one released on Monday, now viewed by over a million on YouTube, that shows Mavi Marmara peace activists among other things beating the soldiers with iron bars. The relatively less dramatic of the two newly released videos shows the activistsactually jihadists seeking martyrdomattacking the soldiers with a stun grenade, a box...
  • Email from my Mass. State Rep. on why he voted to change succession law.

    09/18/2009 9:33:34 AM PDT · by jacjmm · 15 replies · 796+ views
    Rep. Jason Lewis | September 18, 2009 | Rep. Jason Lewis
    Hello, Im writing to update you on the vote that the House of Representatives took last night to allow the Governor to make an interim appointment until a special election can be held to fill a vacant U.S. Senate seat. I want to first thank you for calling or emailing me with your opinion on this important issue. I received feedback from more than 190 constituents, and I assure you that I carefully considered each persons comments. I understand the strong feelings on both sides of this issue. I spent many hours evaluating the arguments for and against an interim...
  • Obama Advisor John Podesta Rips Glenn Beck as "Van's chief tormentor'

    09/06/2009 5:56:27 PM PDT · by kristinn · 131 replies · 6,921+ views
    Sunday, September 6, 2009 | Kristinn
    Obama transition chief and head of the leftist Center for American Progress, John Podesta, laid in to Glenn Beck tonight with a spirited but after the fact defense of former Obama administration official Van Jones that was posted tonight at Think Progress:Van Jones is an exceptional and inspired leader who has fought to bring economic and environmental justice to communities across our country. He has chosen to resign because he believed he was serving as a distraction to the presidents agenda. I respect that decision. Van was working to build a common ground agenda for all Americans, and I am...
  • US government to loan Petrobras $10 billion (Obama embraces Offshore Drilling!!!)

    08/11/2009 5:03:17 PM PDT · by thatdewd · 29 replies · 2,477+ views
    Oil Online: Digest ^ | 08/10/09 | EFE
    The U.S. government is prepared to provide up to $10 billion in loans to finance the development of massive hydrocarbon reserves off Brazils coast, a Brazilian official said Wednesday. President Barack Obamas national security adviser, Gen. James Jones, discussed the matter with officials this week during a visit to the South American country, Brazilian Planning Minister Paulo Bernardo da Silva told reporters. He said the U.S. Export-Import Bank already has signed a letter of intent in that regard with Brazilian state oil company Petrobras...
  • EDITORIAL: The Pope and Islam

    05/14/2009 3:37:52 PM PDT · by Iam1ru1-2 · 9 replies · 593+ views
    Washinton Times ^ | Washington Times
    Pope Benedict XVI's outreach tour of the Middle East this week failed to placate critics still smarting from his riot-inciting comments in a 2006 speech at Germany's Regensburg University. The pontiff at that time quoted 15th-century Byzantine Emperor Manuel II Paleologus who said: "Show me just what Muhammad brought that was new, and there you will find things only evil and inhuman, such as his command to spread by the sword the faith he preached." The pope said he regrets any hurt feelings, but some Muslims want more contrition. Sheik Yusef Abu Hussein, mufti of Karak in Jordan, said, "We...
  • 9 Questions the Left Needs to Answer About Torture

    04/29/2009 1:12:10 AM PDT · by Iam1ru1-2 · 5 replies · 609+ views
    FrontPageMagazine.com ^ | 4/28/2009 | Dennis Prager
    Any human being with a functioning conscience or a decent heart loathes torture. Its exercise has been a blight on humanity. With this in mind, those who oppose what the Bush administration did to some terror suspects may be justified. But in order to ascertain whether they are, they need to respond to some questions: 1. Given how much you rightly hate torture, why did you oppose the removal of Saddam Hussein, whose prisons engaged in far more hideous tortures, on thousands of times more people, than America did -- all of whom, moreover, were individuals and families who either...
  • Double standards in the West (master of financial universe: a liar)

    10/21/2008 4:42:30 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 6 replies · 345+ views
    The Star ^ | 10/20/08 | MARTIN KHOR
    Double standards in the West GLOBAL TRENDS WITH MARTIN KHOR The global crisis has entered the phase of recession in the real economy. Recent actions of Western countries contrast sharply with the advice they gave Asian countries a decade ago, revealing clear double standards. IN THE past fortnight the leaders of the United States and Europe have announced one remarkable policy after another to save their financial institutions and system from ruin. The measures have to some extent stemmed the haemorrhage in the system, giving some breathing space to the banks and other institutions in many countries. In Iceland, however,...
  • The day feminist icon Alice Walker resigned as my mother

    05/05/2008 7:50:19 AM PDT · by jalisco555 · 60 replies · 120+ views
    The Times (UK) ^ | May 4, 2008 | Margarette Driscoll
    In the mid-1980s, The New York Times ran a profile of the American writer and activist Alice Walker. Her novel, The Color Purple, had won the Pulitzer prize and was being turned into a film by Steven Spielberg. The article was illustrated by a photograph of Walker sitting on her teenaged daughters knee. It was meant to be a fun picture; but, in retrospect, according to Rebecca Walker, the photographer unwittingly portrayed the true nature of her relationship with her mother. Alice Walker was, and remains, an icon of the American civil rights movement. People adore her. I cant tell...

    01/18/2008 10:29:19 AM PST · by Turret Gunner A20 · 4 replies · 273+ views
    Nealz Nuze ^ | Friday, January 18, 2008 | Neal Boortz
    I'm still steamed about this ... so let's go over it again. You will have read something about this in yesterday's Nealz Nuze Afterthought .. but then again, maybe not. Let me begin by saying that I've had a good relationship with Radio & Records Magazine (R&R) over the years. I've attended their annual talk radio convention whenever my schedule permitted, and was once honored by them as the News/Talk Personality of the Year. Somehow I don't think that's ever going to happen again ... and here's why. This year the R&R talk radio convention is scheduled for Washington DC....

    12/13/2007 6:43:37 AM PST · by Turret Gunner A20 · 3 replies · 149+ views
    Nealz Nuze ^ | December 13, 2007 | Neal Boortz
    CHRISTMAS RESOLUTION Yesterday the House voted on a resolution to recognize the importance of Christmas and Christianity in America. Alright Boortz ... big deal. Well I just thought I would point out a bit of hypocrisy. http://www.townhall.com/columnists/AmandaCarpenter/2007/12/12/ramadan_yea,_christmas_nay There were nine Democrats that voted against the Christmas/Christianity resolution. Those representatives were: Rep. Gary Ackerman (N.Y.), Rep. Yvette Clarke (N.Y.), Rep. Diane DeGette (Colo.), Rep. Alcee Hastings (Fla.), Rep. Barbara Lee (Calif.), Rep. Jim McDermott (Wash.), Rep. Robert Scott (Va.), Rep. Pete Stark (Calif.) and Rep. Lynn Woolsey (Calif.). Now with one exception (Rep. Lee) all of these Democrats voted in favor...
  • Skeptics Denied Press Credentials at UN Climate Meeting in Bali

    12/06/2007 7:10:25 AM PST · by Turret Gunner A20 · 14 replies · 94+ views
    News Busters ^ | December 4, 2007 | Noel Sheppard
    Want more proof of just how biased the United Nations is? A group of reporters representing the conservative newspaper Environment & Climate News were refused press credentials to attend the U.N.'s climate change meeting in Bali this week. I kid you not. The paper's publisher, the Heartland Institute, released the following statement Monday:
  • College Admins: If You Favor Second Amendment Rights, You Must Be Crazy

    10/17/2007 9:07:36 PM PDT · by Turret Gunner A20 · 41 replies · 98+ views
    Townhall.com ^ | October `7, 2007 | Jon Sanders
    A Minnesota college student was suspended and ordered to undergo "mental health evaluation" for his response to campuswide e-mails from school officials concerning the Virginia Tech massacre. The college, Hamline University, a private, liberal-arts institution affiliated with the Methodist Church, has a policy on "Freedom of Expression and Inquiry" that guarantees that Hamline students will be "free to examine and discuss all questions of interest to them and to express opinions publicly or privately." With such a strong guarantee on students' "freedom from censorship and control" by the university, student Troy Scheffler's e-mail must have been horrifically bad to warrant...
  • Democrats hide pet projects from voters

    06/03/2007 6:49:39 AM PDT · by Clintonfatigued · 17 replies · 557+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | June 3, 2007 | Andrew Taylor
    After promising unprecedented openness regarding Congress' pork barrel practices, House Democrats are moving in the opposite direction as they draw up spending bills for the upcoming budget year. ADVERTISEMENT Democrats are sidestepping rules approved their first day in power in January to clearly identify "earmarks" lawmakers' requests for specific projects and contracts for their states. Rather than including specific pet projects, grants and contracts in legislation as it is being written, Democrats are following an order by the House Appropriations Committee chairman to keep the bills free of such earmarks until it is too late for critics to effectively...
  • The Subjection of Islamic Women And the fecklessness of American feminism.

    05/19/2007 5:30:20 PM PDT · by Clintonfatigued · 17 replies · 804+ views
    The Weekly Standard ^ | May 21, 2007 | Christina Hoff Sommers
    The subjection of women in Muslim societies--especially in Arab nations and in Iran--is today very much in the public eye. Accounts of lashings, stonings, and honor killings are regularly in the news, and searing memoirs by Ayaan Hirsi Ali and Azar Nafisi have become major best-sellers. One might expect that by now American feminist groups would be organizing protests against such glaring injustices, joining forces with the valiant Muslim women who are working to change their societies. This is not happening. If you go to the websites of major women's groups, such as the National Organization for Women, the Ms....
  • Politics During Wartime

    04/27/2007 5:25:19 AM PDT · by RDTF · 7 replies · 746+ views
    NY Times ^ | April 27, 2007 | Michael DeLong
    As the deputy commander at United States Central Command from 2001 to 2003, I represented the military in dealing with politicians regarding the capture and rescue of Pfc. Jessica D. Lynch in Iraq, and thus I can speak with authority about what really happened after her maintenance convoy got lost near Nasiriya in 2003 and she was taken prisoner. I feel compelled to respond to accusations that have been made in recent days by several politicians. The initial reports from the field regarding Private Lynch stated that she had gone down fighting, had emptied her weapon and that her actions...
  • Monthly Weather Summaries (Gorebull warming?)

    04/05/2007 6:52:26 AM PDT · by Issaquahking · 26 replies · 670+ views
    Monthly Weather Summaries MARCH Near-record cold in Alaska and abundant snow in the southeast Strong and widespread cold described March this year all across Alaska. Temperatures throughout the mainland were more than 8F below average and the most extreme temperature departures of more than 16F below average were observed in the central Interior. Areas along the Arctic coast and the southeast panhandle had relative warmth with temperature departures less than 8F below average. The portions of the state that had extreme cold also received little in the way of precipitation as clear and sunny skies dominated. A location that...
  • Gore Made $500K from Toxic Mines

    03/18/2007 12:13:50 PM PDT · by Clintonfatigued · 26 replies · 651+ views
    Newsmax ^ | March 17, 2007
    Former vice-president and global warming guru Al Gore Jr. received more than $500,000 in royalties from the owners of zinc mines, according to a report on Tennessean.com. The mine owners held mineral leases on Gore's farm near Carthage, Tenn. Before being shut down in 2003, the mines emitted thousands of pounds of toxic substances. Reportedly, on several occasions, the water discharged from the mines into nearby rivers had levels of toxins above what was legal. Now the mines have a new owner and are scheduled to reopen later this year.
  • Dennis Hastert and the Cringing GOP

    10/04/2006 7:11:55 AM PDT · by libstripper · 25 replies · 785+ views
    Real Clear Politrics ^ | Octoer 4, 2006 | Peter Mulhern
    Australians used to speak of their "cultural cringe" - a tendency to internalize what they supposed to be the British view that all things Australian are backward and provincial. This colonial residue lingered after many decades of independent achievement. Republicans today suffer from a moral cringe which makes them internalize the Democrat view that whenever anything goes wrong Republicans are at fault. Between 1932 and 1994 the GOP was the ninety-seven pound weakling of our national politics, and Republicans retain some of the servile self-criticism they learned in those years. The latest example is the absurd Republican reaction to the...
  • Clergy Still Like Gibson's Movie

    08/19/2006 10:11:39 AM PDT · by Hal1950 · 9 replies · 653+ views
    It has taken a couple of weeks, but the reviews from evangelical Christian leaders about Mel Gibson's latest performance are now in. Gibson's drunken remarks about "(expletive) Jews" being responsible for "all the wars in the world," which the actor made to a Los Angeles sheriff's deputy who pulled him over on July 28, were "hurtful and unfortunate" (James Dobson), "reprehensible . . . shameful" (the Rev. James Merritt) and "cause for concern" (the Rev. Ted Haggard). But has the actor-director's intemperate speech by the side of a highway prompted any prominent evangelical leader to voice second thoughts about the...
  • The Quagmire of Liberal Thinking

    06/18/2006 9:24:18 AM PDT · by speakerofthefreep · 13 replies · 448+ views
    Liberals like to claim that GW Bush is trapped in a quagmire in Iraq. However, when it comes to being captive to irrational thinking, no one can top liberals. Consider, please, the liberal position on several current issues and the quagmire such thinking produces: *Rising gasoline prices are devastating to working Americans,but protecting obscure organisms at the bottom of the food chain is of greater concern. Which is why drilling for oil & adding refining capacity are unacceptable. * Large profits are obscenely un-American, except when it comes to George Soros, Oprah Winfrey and other liberals. *Illegal aliens deserve drivers...
  • Star 'wars' (in Asia)

    04/10/2006 3:58:17 PM PDT · by Tamar1973 · 179+ views
    The Electronic Newspaper, Singapore ^ | April 10, 2006 | Sophie Willocq
    YOU'RE a star, and you're unhappy with what's happening in the industry. So what do you do? Take to the streets and stage a protest! Celebrities in Hong Kong, Taiwan and Korea have been doing that as a means of bringing attention to various issues. Naturally, they get the desired publicity and the authorities are more inclined to be pressured into dealing with the matter. The latest protest staged in the region was by South Korean movie stars such as Jang Dong-gun earlier this year. The celebrities were incensed with the government's plans to reduce the annual screen quota of...
  • Academic boycotts conference put off (AAUP conference on boycotting Israel)

    02/10/2006 11:03:26 AM PST · by jalisco555 · 8 replies · 389+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 2/9/06 | TALYA HALKIN
    The American Association of University Professors (AAUP) announced Thursday it would postpone a conference on academic boycotts scheduled to begin next week in Bellagio, Italy. The conference, which was originally sponsored by the Ford, Rockefeller and Nathan Cummings Foundations, came under attack due to the fact that more than 8 of the 21 academics invited to participate in the conference publicly support boycotts of Israeli universities. Another decisive revelation that led to the postponement of the conference was that material distributed prior to the conference included an anti-Semitic paper by a Holocaust denier. Following the revelation concerning the anti-Semitic material,...
  • Hamas: Western Diplomats Secretly Meeting With Us

    02/01/2006 10:21:24 AM PST · by tomahawk · 14 replies · 592+ views
    Israel National News ^ | 2/1/06 | Israel National News
    Hamas: Western Diplomats Secretly Meeting With Us 17:39 Feb 01, '06 / 3 Shevat 5766 (IsraelNN.com) According to the Palestinian Information Center (PIC), American and European representatives have been meeting with Hamas leaders in the Palestinian Authority in the days following the Islamist movement's landslide victory in PA elections last week. The information comes from sources claimed to be "close" to the Hamas, while the PIC is itself a mouthpiece for the Islamist terror group. According to the PIC, there have been at least five meetings between Western diplomats and Hamas leaders in recent days. Specifically, it was claimed that...
  • (Hypocrite) Hillary Clinton leaves Jamaica: Holidayed at (former Sugar Plantation)Tryall

    01/18/2006 5:32:31 PM PST · by xzins · 44 replies · 1,271+ views
    The Jamaica Observer ^ | 19 April 2004
    Hillary Clinton leaves Jamaica Holidayed at Tryall Monday, April 19, 2004 FORMER US first lady, Hillary Rodham Clinton, left Jamaica yesterday after a one-week vacation at the exclusive Tryall Club in Hanover, highly placed sources confirmed. Hotel officials declined to confirm or deny Rodham Clinton's stay at the property, but one knowledgeable source told the Observer: "She had a quiet, delightful and restful holiday. That was the way she wanted it." According to Observer sources, between her aides, friends and Secret Service protectors Rodham Clinton's entourage occupied 40 rooms. Her visit, like that of President George Bush's daughter, ??, was...
  • Group Sees Hypocrisy in Schools' Embracing 'Gay Pride,' Rejecting 'In God We Trust'

    10/18/2005 6:43:25 PM PDT · by Coleus · 64 replies · 1,341+ views
    Agape Press ^ | 10.18.05 | Jim Brown and Jenni Parker
    Group Sees Hypocrisy in Schools' Embracing 'Gay Pride,' Rejecting 'In God We Trust'The same school board that ignored parents' objections and allowed what many regard as a "gay pride" flag to be placed in a Livingston County, Michigan, high school has repeatedly rejected the idea of displaying posters featuring the U.S. national motto "In God We Trust."Despite outrage from pro-family community members, Howell (Michigan) High School has refused to take down the rainbow-colored "diversity flag" that some students and parents who associate the emblem with homosexual pride find offensive. However, when the group called the Livingston Organization for Values in...
  • Bennett's Critics Prefer to Misunderstand Him (Jonah Goldberg)

    10/07/2005 9:21:08 AM PDT · by Phantom Lord · 11 replies · 594+ views
    Townhall.com ^ | 10/07/2005 | Jonahh Goldberg
    Bennett's Critics Prefer to Misunderstand Him Until we were so rudely interrupted by President Bush's latest Supreme Court pick, we were having an illuminating squabble over Bill Bennett. And since Bennett's remarks on his radio show have already morphed into something of an urban legend in many quarters, I think they're worth revisiting. A quick recap: Bennett got a call from a listener suggesting that Social Security was in financial straights because so many taxpayers had been aborted after Roe vs. Wade. The caller was making an ostensibly pro-life point. But Bennett, also a pro-lifer, objected. That's not the way...
  • Plastic Medicine Men and White America's Desperate Search for Native Spirituality.

    02/24/2005 3:39:35 PM PST · by Snapple · 13 replies · 650+ views
    Ben Corbett ^ | 1999 | Ben Corbett
    "What's the draw for white people to play Indian?" says Ward Churchill. "The same draw during the 1874,5,6 period when the U.S. Nationals flooded into the Black Hills for gold, which was by treaty still Lakota property," says Ward Churchill, University of Colorado Professor of Ethnic Studies and Author of 'Fantasies of the Master Race.' "What's their draw? It's no more opaque than that. This is an exotic form of immaterial gold, intellectual gold, spiritual gold. That's their draw."
  • James Watt: Moyers' article put false words in my mouth(Watt responds to Moyer's slander)

    02/10/2005 3:06:43 AM PST · by jalisco555 · 13 replies · 1,176+ views
    Star-Tribune ^ | 2/10/05 | James Watt
    A blogger brought to my attention an Op Ex article by Bill Moyers that appeared in the Jan. 30 Star Tribune entitled, "There is no tomorrow." The third paragraph reads as follows: "Remember James Watt, President Ronald Reagan's first secretary of the interior? My favorite online environmental journal, the ever-engaging Grist, reminded us recently of how James Watt told the U.S. Congress that protecting natural resources was unimportant in light of the imminent return of Jesus Christ. In public testimony he said, 'after the last tree is felled, Christ will come back.' " I have never thought, believed or said...
  • Feds cowards on gay marriage ... (Canadian PM's cowardice & hypocricy)

    01/23/2005 6:22:18 PM PST · by GMMAC · 4 replies · 382+ views
    Toronto Sun (Canada) ^ | Sun, January 23, 2005 | Lorrie Goldstein
    Feds cowards on gay marriage Ducked issue by leaving it with courts THE TORONTO SUN Sun, January 23, 2005 Lorrie Goldstein Senior Associate Editor In his latest argument in favour of same sex-marriages, Prime Minister Paul Martin has described it as a "Charter right". In other words, legalizing gay and lesbian unions, Martin now argues, is a basic issue of protecting minorities from discrimination, as guaranteed by Section 15 of the Charter of Rights. There's only one problem. Nowhere in Section 15 do the words "sexual orientation" appear. When the Charter was passed by Parliament in 1982, it specifically protected...
  • Soccer: What does this warrior's salute really mean? (Italy)

    01/11/2005 8:09:16 PM PST · by alessandrofiaschi · 33 replies · 2,116+ views
    Do the cameras tell us lies? Italian policemen, magistrates and soccer officials are examining images to determine whether Paolo Di Canio should face criminal charges for stirring old fascist leanings with his celebration of a victory for SS Lazio over AS Roma in the febrile Roman "derby" contest last Thursday. The so-called Roman salute - stiff right arm and flat palm - that this appears to be was not, according to Di Canio and his agents, at all a political gesture, and certainly not intended as incitement to the known neo-fascist faction of hard-core Lazio fanatics in the north stand...
  • Speechless: Reach out and sneer: Dem radicals speak to the Red States

    11/08/2004 1:31:49 PM PST · by Jinjelsnaps · 29 replies · 1,513+ views
    The Register ^ | 11/7/2004 | New Democrat Outreach Program
    A good friend of mine just sent this to me and...I'm rather beside myself at the sheer amount of hate, hypocricy and insanity that this "article" professes. The fact that any friend of mine (or any person in general, really) could actually agree with any of these rambling, incoherent statements is really just a sign of how looney politics makes people. Apparently we can't quote text from this website (www.theregister.co.uk - a tech site that for some reason dabbles in politics), so you'll have to click the link to see what I'm talking about...I started to refute the claims made...

    10/04/2004 5:39:07 PM PDT · by SwinneySwitch · 20 replies · 1,510+ views
    San Antonio Lightning ^ | SAL Political Snitch
    Who Is The 'Racist' Texas Senator? Wentworth? Ratliff? Who? Who? Who? The Snitch Has The Answer! "If you're going to act like a Mexican, we're going to treat you like a Mexican." SA's Leticia Van de Putte has finally identified the racist rat in the Texas Senate who coined that phrase. She did so inadvertently. We will explain, and name the name, but first... * * * The quote above, attributed to a "republican" and cited by State Senator Van de Putte last year, sparked nation-wide outrage and fueled racial hatred and division in Texas. She said it was uttered...
  • Facts viewed by Inconsistent Liberals = Hypocracy

    10/03/2004 9:59:40 PM PDT · by Hardshell · 8 replies · 575+ views
    EMAIL | Unknown
    This was passed to me, but I can't understand it. Maybe you can. Clinton awards Haliburton no-bid contract in Yugoslavia - good... Bush awards Haliburton no-bid contract in Iraq - bad... Clinton spends 77 billion on war in Serbia - good.. Bush spends 87 billion in Iraq - bad... Clinton imposes regime change in Serbia - good... Bush imposes regime change in Iraq - bad... Clinton bombs Christian Serbs on behalf of Muslim Albanian terrorists- good... Bush liberates 25 million from a genocidal dictator - bad... Clinton bombs Chinese embassy - good... Bush bombs terrorist camps - bad... Clinton commits...
  • Bush-Cheney '04 Launches New Television Advertisement "Medicare Hypocrisy"

    09/09/2004 6:31:21 PM PDT · by RWR8189 · 14 replies · 659+ views
    George W. Bush ^ | September 9, 2004
    ARLINGTON, VA -- Today, Bush-Cheney '04 announced the release of the campaign's newest television advertisement, "Medicare Hypocrisy." The new advertisement highlights John Kerry's record of voting for higher Medicare premiums and missing a vote to give seniors prescription drug coverage. The ad will go into rotation in the coming days.Script for "Medicare Hypocrisy"President Bush:I'm George W. Bush and I approve this message.VO:John Kerry...Attacking the President on Medicare.But it was Senator Kerry who voted five times to raise Medicare premiums.Kerry voted to require premium increases... calling passage of the bill "a day of vindication."The same John Kerry who was absent for...
  • THE RAW DEAL: John Kerry's Hypocritical Banking Attacks

    08/27/2004 1:38:58 PM PDT · by RWR8189 · 396+ views
    George W. Bush ^ | August 27, 2004
    "John Kerry is the number one Senate recipient of banker donations over the past 15 years, and his attacks today are completely hypocritical. This is another example of Kerrys willingness to say one thing and do another. If John Kerry really cared about bank customers, he wouldnt have skipped the vote on the fair credit legislation that the President signed to ensure fair treatment of credit applicants and to prevent identity theft." -Steve Schmidt, Bush-Cheney '04 Spokesman Kerry On The FACT Act:Kerry Skipped The Vote On The Fair And Accurate Credit Transactions Act Of 2003. (H.R. 2622, Roll Call...
  • Keyes' candidacy will expose rift within GOP

    08/07/2004 7:24:44 PM PDT · by Graybeard58 · 673 replies · 6,834+ views
    St. Louis Post-Dispatch ^ | 08/07/2004 | Kevin McDermott
    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - At one point during last week's Republican leadership gathering in Chicago, the debate over conservative activist Alan Keyes grew so contentious that journalists standing outside the closed doors heard - and reported - the shouting. The Illinois Republican State Central Committee later barred reporters from the entire floor where they were meeting to choose their party's new candidate for the U.S. Senate. But with Keyes' candidacy likely to become official Sunday, it will be much tougher for Republican leaders to hide the internal strife in their divided party. On Wednesday night the committee formally asked Keyes -...
  • Hannaford grocery chain turns pro-homosexual

    07/31/2004 5:39:44 PM PDT · by newsgatherer · 35 replies · 2,306+ views
    christian-news-in-maine.com/ ^ | 31 July 2004 | staff
    Three strikes and you're out! Breaking and developingChristian-news-in-maine.com staff report The Hannaford super market chain has finally convinced many Christians and pro-traditional family values families that they do not want their business. First the Hannaford grocery chain, while going out of their way to help celebrate and signify every other form of religion or culture, insisted that the best they could do for the most Holy Day of Christianity, Easter, was a funny little Easter bunny and a few eggs. Then Hannaford decided to side with the infamous United Way agasint the Boy Scouts of America. And now this:... It...
  • Apple Computer - A Benedict Arnold Company

    05/03/2004 11:44:04 PM PDT · by tonyinv · 17 replies · 259+ views
    Cited from Apple's 2003 10-k Annual ReportForeign and Domestic Operations and Geographic DataThe United States represents the Company's largest geographic marketplace. Approximately 58% of the Company's net sales in fiscal 2003 came from sales to customers inside the United States. Final assembly of products sold by the Company is conducted in the Companys manufacturing facilities in Sacramento, California, and Cork, Ireland, and by external vendors in Fremont, California, Fullerton, California, Taiwan, Korea, the Netherlands, the Peoples Republic of China, and the Czech Republic. Currently, manufacture of many of the components used in the Companys products and final assembly of substantially...
  • Boston Globe employees compare their company to Enron

    04/05/2004 11:49:24 AM PDT · by pabianice · 9 replies · 121+ views
    Airing Grievances A new radio ad sponsored by the union representing Boston Globe employees, who are in their 38th month without a contract, takes the labor dispute to a new level by comparing the newspaper to corporate villains Enron and Global Crossing and by holding the Globe 's previous editorial positions against it. "The Globe should live up to its own words," says the radio spot, the latest of several taken out by the newspaper's employees. It says the paper should "treat workers by the same standards it calls on others to follow in its editorials." About 1,200 white- and...
  • Keeping up with the Kerry blog

    03/17/2004 4:29:19 PM PST · by optimistically_conservative · 1 replies · 196+ views
    QandO ^ | March 16, 2004 | Jon Henke
    More blatant misrepresentations at the Kerry blog. I'll discuss a few, for posterities sake.... In a post titled: STATEMENTS MADE BY BUSH ADMINISRATION WHICH PROVED FALSE, the Kerry blog writes... 2. There was no doubt Iraq had reconstituted nuclear weapons and other weapons of mass destructionAs discussed yesterday, the administration didn't claim Iraq had "reconstituted nuclear weapons".....the quote Kerry refers to is a mis-speak, which when viewed in context, was clearly a reference to a "program", not a weapon. In fact, I'd argue that nobody has done more to tell the American people of an Iraqi nuclear "weapon" than the...