A recent gem from the Lock And Load blog: “Every concession to Islam is like giving in to a boa constrictor. Every time the prey relaxes and tries to take a breath, the constrictor tightens up just a little more. Eventually, the prey can no longer breathe and is swallowed headfirst. The best defense against such a predator is to cut off its head before it can strike. Caging it is dangerous as it can wait for as long as it takes for a chance to escape and kill its keeper. Islam, like the boa, is primitive and unthinking, knowing only to strike when it sees a weakness.” [End.]
How cool is this? A group of Dems (most of whom are likely too young and unread to realize what they’re aiming for) want to “re-create 1968″ for the Democratic National Convention. That would be literal riots in the street, smashed heads, blood and bandages, a party divided historically and bitterly, and no quarter granted to anyone opposed to the rise of a radical agenda against establishment government.† Dems cheering for another ‘68 is like FDR hoping for another round of polio.
Turns out that Al Franken may owe some back taxes. Makes sense to me that this is a bureaucratic oversight, and an unfair tax in the first place. (Show me a tax, though, and I’ll find a way to call it unfair.) If this were happening to anyone else, I would be sympathetic. But Al Franken (and his fellow ideologues) love taxes, just love ‘em. Especially when they’re levied not to pay for some particular thing, but just as social engineering. The tax he missed is a “nail the rich corporations” tax, it seems. I say throw the book at him. Couldn’t happen to a more deserving guy. Let him feel the lack-of-mercy he so often calls for when it comes to picayune federal rules. Maybe if it costs him his senate race (or makes him work harder for it), he’ll learn a valuable lesson about how to behave with the rest of us. (By the way, Al, when you tax corporations, do you know who ends us paying that tax? The people they sell things to. That’d be us. And, in your case, your ticket buyers. You’re welcome for the econ lesson–no charge.)
I can hardly wait to hear Rev. [sic] Jeremiah Wright put in context his “G*d damn America” and “the CIA invented crack to keep down the black man” and “9/11 is what we deserve” comments. He says we’ve all been unfair to him–really. This upcoming speech of his has the potential to be the most fun moment in American politics since… well, I dunno, but it sure sounds like fun. If I were Sen. Obama, I’d buy myself a pallet of Rolaids about now. The only thing more lip-smackin’ good than Wright sticking to his guns will be his trying to put his nuthouse rants in “context.” Woo-hoo!!
It may be very worth while watching 60 minuets this Sunday. It has a segment on Israeli preparation to deal with the Iran threat. You can have a preview here. It included these common sense observations:
On Wednesday, John McCain demanded that the North Carolina Republican Party remove a TV ad featuring Rev. Jeremiah Wright’s “God damn America” sermon which is being used to portray two Democratic gubernatorial candidates who support Barack Obama as “too extreme.” “There is no place for that kind of campaigning,” said the Republican nominee for president. Memo to Sen. McCain: wake up and smell the coffee.
With a contribution of 100 million dollars, the donor has bought himself the newly christened Stephen A Schwarzman Building, formerly known as just the New York Public Library. There has always been a tradition of naming public schools after historical figures, mostly presidential or political.
This morning I heard the following pertinent exchange on Bill Bennett’s radio show. Caller: “I am a Republican but if for some reason John McCain fails to win the elections, I would feel more secure with Hillary than Barack in the White House.” Bennett: “So would I.”
Looks like a big winó55 percent to 45 percent–for Senator Clinton tonight in Pennsylvania, despite having been outspent nearly three to one there by Senator Obama. But having conducted my own informal poll of Pennsylvania Democrats over the past week and a half, I am not the least bit surprised by tonight’s result.
One report from twosources on an Iranian foundation buying Albania. No one is reporting on this, so they themselves report on their activities and the progress their tentacles are making in Albania society:
“The Islamists must, of course, accept the existence of the Israeli state, but as the result of an agreed two-states solution; the demand that Hamas should first accept an Israel in a constant state of expansion is unreal and unjustified.”
While the world seems ablaze with problems, no area or issue, including terrorism, will shape the course of the 21st century for good - or bad - more than the region across the Pacific Ocean: East Asia.
President Bush is constantly criticized for playing “the politics of fear” whenever he refers to the Islamic terror threat.† When Rudy Giuliani was running for president, his campaign produced an ad that featured footage of the burning, smoking mass that used to be the World Trade Center.† He too was accused of “playing the fear card.”
For their own purposes, politicians in both parties would have us believe we are hopelessly divided on every serious issue this country faces. Baloney. Hereís an issue the overwhelming majority of Americans can get behind, regardless of their ideology: using our food supply to make fuel is an economic and moral abomination.
I must confess, it is difficult to get too excited about the Pennsylvania primary, given that no matter the result, we will be in basically the same position: Obama with more popular votes and pledged delegates, and therefore on the surer footing for the nomination.
Politicians of all stripes are outraged by†rising gas prices.† Yet, many of those same politicians claim that they want America to reduce CO2 emissions because doing so would be good for the environment.††However, given what we know about the effect of price on consumption, shouldn’t our supposedly environmentally conscious†political leaders be rooting for gasoline prices to go ever higher?†
Hey, Drudge — why do you still have a link to Rose O’Donnell’s blog? She’s just another celebrity and on the decline at that, she has no special standing to offer opinions on policy or politics, and there are many, many celebrities at her rank who write similar, here’s-what’s-on-my-mind stuff. She’s not part of the debate anymore, she doesn’t have a TV show, she’s one more celebrity who says unedifying things that get attention. Her politics are bad enough, but in 2008 she’s simply irrelevant. Time to give her the hook, Matt. What do you say?