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Wednesday, November 30, 2005

Saying The Hard Thing

Like Cindy Sheehan and Sarah Brady some people like to think those who have experienced a wrenching loss have gained some species of deeper wisdom from thier suffering. Many seem to believe that the pain has given them a clarity of vision the rest of us lack. Like Billy Jack going into the snake pit they've crossed a chasm that we've been denied so maybe we should allow these folks to guide our public policy.

In this editorial Kimberly Hill shares the truly horrible story of trying to come to grips with the day her son was shot to death in NY city. many details ensue, she couldn't go into his hospital room while his body was still warm. She won't allow her children to play outside anymore, and finally, the government should take our guns away.

Up till the last one I was with her and empathetic to her pain. On the last one we part company and I must say the hard thing.

This lady is a dolt.

Her son was killed by drug dealers. I'm gonna let you in on a little secret, shhh, come closer...


Any law passed would only impact law abiding citizens who require protection from these very criminals. In fact, I wish our government would acknowledge the law abiding and not hinder thier attempts to navigate thier way home alive. Armed societies make for polite societies.

There is no new law we could pass that would change the situation, we could however get serious about incarcerating and executing the individuals who commit these kind of crimes.

but hey that's just me, what say you?

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Catholic Church Hunting Gays?

The Pope has recently issued a dealie (I'm not Catholic and I'm far too lazy to look up the proper term) which says it would investigate seminaries for "evidence of homosexuality."

Now I think the Bible's pretty clear as regards Homosexuality. I'm not coming down one way or another, but if you want to say your a Catholic Homosexual I think the Bible's got something to say to you.

I was struck by a line in this editorial. The author, Joan Garry, is a civil rights advocate, freelance writer and former executive director of the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation. So I think she may have a dog in this fight.

Here's the line--

Instead of gauging public opinion, and spinning language for the announcement, why doesn't the pope analyze the interview process?

Is that the church's job? To make sure that it's announcements are popular? Spinning?

God's not in a popularity contest, I think he (yes I said he) works from a like it or lump it viewpoint. Don't like it, beat feet pal. Christianity actually isn't about niceness or getting along. I seem to recall a verse that talks about faith being a sword that would divide families. Not terribly inclusive or understanding that.

Now That's A Nap!

Police seek truckload of cognac

LONDON (Reuters) - British police were searching for 85,000 pounds worth of fine cognac on Tuesday after a French truck driver was robbed as he slept in his truck.
The man was bundled out of his cab as he snoozed in a truck park in southern England. His assailants made off with his entire cargo of Courvoisier cognac.
"We would like to hear from anyone who is offered Courvoisier for sale," said Detective Inspector David Smith of Hampshire police.

I don't believe I've ever had a nap of that quality before!

My only question, just when did the driver awake?

Curiouser and Curiouser

I'm gonna give you a little lesson in what is actually happening as opposed to the happy BS the press would like to sell you. here's the headline --
China Urges U.S. to Join Kyoto Treaty

Why does China care if we ratify the Kyoto treaty?
China — one of the world's major polluters — urged the U.S. to join the Kyoto treaty Wednesday, rejecting arguments that the pact is flawed because it fails to restrict emissions by developing countries.

The Bush administration said Kyoto would cost the U.S. economy $400 billion and almost 5 million jobs, while excluding China and India from mandatory emission caps.

China and India are two countries who would be more than happy to pick up any slack from a dip in our economy. China and India support the Kyoto treaty which affects them not at all. As Clausewitz said of diplomacy, this is war by other means.

Hmmm, que bono, as Miss Marple says.

Understand, this is yet another socialist attempt to level the playing field downward. Instead of trying to raise everybody's standard of living we'll just pull everybody down to the same crappy standard. It's the way socialism works every single time.

So the next time an enviro-weenie asks you why you don't care about the enviroment. Just point at thier Starbuck's coffee with a big smile and tell them to enjoy the high life while it lasts.

Chirac: TV Network to Display French Values

PARIS - A French international TV network starting up in 2006 will be a vehicle for transmitting France's values and world vision to other parts of the globe, The president's comments at a Cabinet meeting came a day after Prime Minister Dominique de Villepin signed off on a deal for a joint venture between France Televisions and the private station TF1, clearing the way for the network's creation.
The French Channel for International Information, or CFII — will be able to "carry the values of France and its vision of the world everywhere on the globe," Chirac said, according to government spokesman Jean-Francois Cope.Authorities consider CFII a counterpoint to the influence of American and British global news networks.
"We must be first in the global battle of images," Chirac told the Cabinet.

White flags, cheese and monkeys come to mind for some reason.

Giant Cranium Syndrome Strikes Again

See previous case here

Giant Cranium Syndrome or GCS is more common than you might think. Many have been reduced to quivering blobs by this horrific diagnosis. Not John Kerry though, he's just too much of a scrapper to let something like this slow him down.

Of course, there is a price to be paid for such bravery. Today he suffered another relapse, saying on the record “No one…NO ONE on the Democratic or Republican side…is calling for timetable for withdrawal of troops”.

The sound of choked back sobs echoed through the chamber when it became clear that this brave, brave man was caught in the grip of this punishing killer.

It was during the Presidential race that we first learned how afflicted the Senator really was. Statements such as "I voted for the war before I voted against it" and "Reporting for duty" were classic examples of the ravages of this silent scourge.

It was noted today by a colleague who preferred to remain nameless that Mr. Kerry's cranium appeared swollen and irritated shortly before he took the mic. With that special brand of stoicism that served him well in Cambodia he soldiered on irrespective of the fact that he was spouting gibberish.

You gotta admire pluck like that.

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Remember: Semper Fi

Earlier today, I posted on what Joe Lieberman had to say upon his recent return from Iraq. He is speaking out about the progress he saw in Iraq, and the necessity that we not withdraw our troops prematurely in order for their efforts to come to fruition.

Then I come home to this AFP article on Yahoo:

Bush fails to allay Democrats' doubts about US Iraq policy

Of course he does. The only way he could "allay Democrats' doubts" would be to become a weak, defeatist, irresponsible leader who advocates bringing the troops home before their work in Iraq is done. There is not a single thing the man can say that will allay doubts like those of Nancy Pelosi...

"I'm endorsing what Mr. Murtha is saying, which is that the status quo is not working and that we need to have a plan that makes us safer and our military stronger and makes Iraq more stable."
But Lieberman says, "I have just returned from my fourth trip to Iraq in the past 17 months and can report real progress there," and "Progress is visible and practical."

While Pelosi says...

"I believe that what he has said has great wisdom. While the president is digging a hole, Mr. Murtha is speaking from the light of day about the realities in Iraq," she said.
But Lieberman says, "I have just returned from my fourth trip to Iraq in the past 17 months."

With his usual, fervent politico-speak, John Kerry says...

"The strategy for exit is, in fact, part of the strategy for success. They go hand in hand."
But Lieberman says, "...the Iraqi people are in reach of a watershed transformation from the primitive, killing tyranny of Saddam to modern, self-governing, self-securing nationhood--unless the great American military that has given them and us this unexpected opportunity is prematurely withdrawn." (my emphasis)


Senator Ted Kennedy, an outspoken critic of the administration, said the White House was attempting "to put lipstick on his failed Iraq strategy."
OK, forget what Lieberman says. I say trust Ted Kennedy to draw a comparison between the president's "failed Iraq strategy" and the girl in the passenger seat while angrily trying to take charge of the wheel.

And forget the frantic mass of desperate Democrats who have recently been trying to outdo each other in their attempts to provide quote-worthy anti-war statements to the drooling press. Forget them, and remember the troops who are serving us right this very minute, watching this pathetic contest to see which elected official can step the farthest away from reality, reason, and honestly acknowledging the sacrifices of our armed forces.

Remember those men and women. Remember what they have done and continue to do for the people of our country, and for the people of Iraq. Remember the risks they take and the sacrifices they make on a daily basis to maintain our system of democracy, warts and all, and offer the Iraqi people a chance to build one for themselves.

Remember the words of the commanding general of the Marines with whom Joe Lieberman shared Thanksgiving dinner at Camp Fallujah:

"I would guess that if the opposition and division at home go on a lot longer and get a lot deeper it might have some effect, but, Senator, my Marines are motivated by their devotion to each other and the cause, not by political debates."
Joe Lieberman says, "Thank you, General. That is a powerful, needed message for the rest of America and its political leadership at this critical moment in our nation's history. Semper Fi."

Semper fi, indeed.

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Holy Crow!

I was just reading this. I had never read Kevin Sites stuff before, but, at least this article looks pretty good.

So I scrolled down and read the comments and came to this hot steaming pile o' happiness--

The only problem with this piece lies in the fact that according to the current administration, none of these acts is technically 'torture' unles it causes organ failure or death...dislocated shoulders, electrocution, stress positions, sleep deprivation...these are all interrogation tactics that have been perpetrated by American military personnel against people whose homes we have invaded. While I might not agree with Saddam or his tactics, G.W. commits very similar acts against Americans who choose to fight with the enemy in the name of 'National Security' and, I dare say, should California ever choose to side with Mexico in a war with the U.S., he would treat Californians in very much the same manner as Saddam did the Kurds. patrickvb007 is right. This is sad and horrible, but let's stop pointing our fingers at other countries and start fixing the system which is so drastically failing to live up to the ideals set on parchment for us by the framers.
Posted by wormgod138 on Tue, Nov 29, 2005 10:19 PM ET
Now I know not all of you have enjoyed a refreshing caffienated beverage yet today. let me highlight the key passage that leapt off the screen at me--

While I might not agree with Saddam or his tactics, G.W. commits very similar acts against Americans who choose to fight with the enemy in the name of 'National Security' and, I dare say, should California ever choose to side with Mexico in a war with the U.S., he would treat Californians in very much the same manner as Saddam did the Kurds.
Sweet Jesus on a jumped up popsicle stick! What in the hell is wrong with these people? You read this and your pointy little liberal head is immediately filled with thoughts of secession.

I do not presume to speak for our president. I have no bleepin' idea what he'd do in this situation. I can tell you what I'd do though, Wormgod.

If the currently ongoing war between Mexico and the US spilled over into a secessionist battle I would fire up my trusty Jeep and drive myself, my wife and a veritable cornicopia of ordinance out to your locale. We would procure lodging that included a nice breakfast or access to a quality breakfast place, most important meal of the day, don'tcha know.

And then we would unleash operation 'adios idiot liberal' on any of the bastards who stood with Mexico.

And I bet we'd have company.

What say you?

Pot. Kettle. Black

Ted Turner: Bush Might Launch Nukes

Former CNN honcho Ted Turner is warning that President Bush is so crazy that he's liable to start a nuclear war.
While urging unilateral nuclear disarmament to a Kansas State University audience on Monday, Turner declared: "You have to question ... the president on a lot of
decisions he's made. He might just think launching those weapons would be a good
thing to do. ... He thought Iraq was." In quotes picked up by the Associated Press, Turner warned that the U.S. and Russia still have thousands of nukes pointed at each other, which could be launched on a "hair trigger" basis. He said if he were in charge "we'd be rid of them." The CNN founder argued that war is an outdated form of diplomacy that has stopped working. Story Continues Below
"You would think that we would have learned that in Vietnam," he lamented. Turner also complained that Iraq is "no better off" since the U.S. toppled Saddam Hussein and liberated the country.

example #4,276,312 that money don't buy class or smarts.

Thanks ted. When I require another puling crybaby opinion from a flaming lunatic your my go to guy.

MSM: Joe Lieberman? Never Heard of Him.

Senator Joe Lieberman (D-CT) just got back from Iraq. Again. And he has some things to say about the country, the troops, and the war.

I have just returned from my fourth trip to Iraq in the past 17 months and can report real progress there. More work needs to be done, of course, but the Iraqi people are in reach of a watershed transformation from the primitive, killing tyranny of Saddam to modern, self-governing, self-securing nationhood--unless the great American military that has given them and us this unexpected opportunity is prematurely withdrawn.
What's that? You've heard nothing of this, you say? Well, of course you haven't. The MSM is avoiding Lieberman the plaque. Unlike most of their liberal buddies in Congress, Lieberman did something radical, something unheard of, something for which I have a great deal of respect: he went to Iraq (multiple times), he observed, he formed conclusions and an opinion of his own, and he came home and told us all about it.

What a radical concept.

Read the entire transcript here. Because I've yet to see a mainstream media outlet talking about it. But you can be sure they'd be all over it if he came back ranting about how awful the war is, and how awful Bush is, and how awful America is.

Of the Iraqi people, Lieberman says:

People are working their way toward a functioning society and economy in the midst of a very brutal, inhumane, sustained terrorist war against the civilian population and the Iraqi and American military there to protect it.

It is a war between 27 million and 10,000; 27 million Iraqis who want to live lives of freedom, opportunity and prosperity and roughly 10,000 terrorists who are either Saddam revanchists, Iraqi Islamic extremists or al Qaeda foreign fighters who know their wretched causes will be set back if Iraq becomes free and modern. The terrorists are intent on stopping this by instigating a civil war to produce the chaos that will allow Iraq to replace Afghanistan as the base for their fanatical war-making. We are fighting on the side of the 27 million because the outcome of this war is critically important to the security and freedom of America. If the terrorists win, they will be emboldened to strike us directly again and to further undermine the growing stability and progress in the Middle East, which has long been a major American national and economic security priority.
Who'd have thought that the best way to get some straight, unbiased, professional reporting on the war in Iraq would be to bypass the media entirely, and go directly to a senator from Connecticut?

The Left: Demoralizing The troops

Dragon Master Gunner provides today's high blood pressure post.

Here's an excerpt--

"Thanks for supporting the troops. I was just talking today about how sad and hopeless I've felt since we (my little brother and I) came back from Iraq. It seems like the whole country is turning against us. It feels like my country is slowly dying, and I now feel exactly how my father did after his second tour in Vietnam."

Hang in there Dragon Master, we love and appreciate you and all you do to keep us safe!

Remember, most people support the troops, unfortunately it's the squeaky sphincter that gets the media coverage.

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Milblogger Grey Eagle Under Attack: Again


MR. Right has the hook-up

I don't understand what would motivate someone to do this. I don't--

Grey Eagle is currently serving in Iraq (I believe) and operating a milblog that honors our brave men and women, specifically the fallen. Hackers have been making her life a living hell. See earlier story.

Here's what I just received--

It was brought to my attention that my polls had been changed. When I went there, I was completely shocked by all the questions. Once again, it was originally designed to offer a voice in things. And once again it was abused. Do you people think that this is cute, or just hell-bent on trying to get me into trouble? Did I do something so offensive to you personally that you feel the need to attack me in such a personal way? Currently someone has offered to completely redesign this website with built in security. I cannot tell you how happy I am with that. To finally have a website where I can post my stories, and have visitors who do not have to contend with your hacks on soldier's tributes, insulting people with changing the polls, and the many other things you have done to this website. I know that this isn't the most secure website, I didn't realize that it was going be such a requirement when I designed it. I was obviously wrong. I wish to personally say I am sorry to anyone who has had to read or endure the messages or polls that may have been offensive on this website. You will note that the units have been removed from the menu in addition to the polls for the same security reasons. As upset and humilitaed as I am, I am not going to quit. I am not going to abandon this project, or terminate the website. I will learn, improve, adapt, and overcome your childish attacks. I should have known as soon as I saw that you were coming back out of hiding to resume posting your hateful and spiteful comments that something like this would occur.I will hope and pray this will be the last time I have to post another message like this. But if not, know that I will not be defeated. I will not let your emails refering to me as a "baby killer", your calls for me to walk away from my duties, your questioning of my loyality to this county discourage me. I will not let your small minded attacks to my website deny me my voice, I have earned that right. And I will not continue to allow you to insult the visitors who come to this website to read or learn about life here. This is not a political website so please refrain from making it one. I will begin to delete your comments, I will backup this website so as to overcome your attacks, and I will await the completion of the new website.

Grey Eagle"Air Assault"

I repeat my offer from last time. Any right wing hacker who takes a chunk out of these punks will have my undying gratitude. At the very least let's out them so they can be known for the traitorous weasels they truly, truly are.

Lies And The Lying Liars Who Tell Them: ACLU Edition


Okay, I'm better now. Gribbit at Stop The ACLU directed my attention to this story. It seems the right of girl children to have abortions is being questioned. Horrors, what's next, no sex on the school busses? It's abuse I tell you, abuse.

In this article the lying scumbag ACLU manage to exclude one word that would make all the difference. Let me just insert couple of sentences to give you the flavor of the thing--

Both groups warned that, depending on how the court rules, a decision in this case could unravel decades of legal protections for women's health and safety.

When a woman is facing a medical emergency, her doctor should be able to treat her immediately, without having to delay care until they find a judge who can give permission.

"In essence, the court will consider whether sick women need to go to courthouses or hospitals when they need emergency care."

What's the missing word? Whatever could it be? Hmmm...nope, almost had it there, wait, wait.


Yeah, that's the ticket.

We're not talking about a thirty five year old woman, we're talking about teen-agers here. My question would be this: at what age is a teenager a woman?

As Jay admirably pointed out, if parents are responsible for every other aspect of a childs life, why not this one. Why is this one thing different.


I don't know either, and I think it's utterly ridiculous and you know if you were talking to a lefty they wouldn't be able to muster an argument either. They's just start spluttering about 'freedoms' and 'fascists', but what is fascist about a parent being informed thier child will be undergoing a moderately dangerous procedure?

Crazy stuff.

Tuesday, November 29, 2005

File Under: Not So Much A Good Thing

Damn! This is not good news.

John @ Marathon Pundit brings us this sobering news--

From the UK's Daily Telegraph:
A Belgian-born convert to Islam has become the first European woman suicide bomber, killing herself recently in Iraq, French intelligence officials have claimed.The reports are being taken "seriously", Belgian sources said last night. If the woman, whose identity has not been released, is confirmed as a suicide bomber, she would be the first European female known to have taken part in such an attack.European intelligence officials learned that US troops in Iraq recently found the remains of a European woman at the site of a suicide attack with a Belgian passport.Unconfirmed reports on RTL France radio, said that the woman's Belgian nationality had been established by her home country's security service, the Sûreté de l'État.Belgian counter-terrorism experts had established that the woman converted to Islam and was married to an Islamist radical. Her passport showed that she had reached Iraq via Turkey, and that the journey was carried out partly overland, RTL stated.
It appears the crazy is spreading. Which part of ROP does this fall under?

Just curious

Marriage Of Convenience

This just in:

RIYADH (Reuters) - Four Saudi women teaching in a remote village school have married their driver so they can live closer to work, Al-Watan newspaper said on Monday.

The newspaper said the women from Al-Baha province in south-west Saudi Arabia were impressed with the man's "good morals" and decided to marry him and live together in the village where they teach -- avoiding a tiring daily commute.

They were married in a short ceremony, and have agreed to pay the driver a share of their monthly salaries, Al-Watan said. Women are not allowed to drive in Saudi Arabia, while men can marry up to four women according to Islamic law.

Cuz' you know, he has "good morals"

Shut Up & Sing

We made a new friend in the blogosphere!

While this is always a treat, this was a special treat because he's a soldier. We sent him a copy of our patriotic CD and he sent us back a very nice email letting us know how much he enjoyed it. He then went on to say how proud he was to know such talented people.

Well, obviously that was a nice thing to hear, but that's not what this post is about.

You know what I felt when I read that? I felt humbled. Humbled that a cat who is currently serving, a cat who brings honor to this country every day was proud of something I had done.

Then I had a thought.

As an artist, I write, I do music (and of course there's the exotic dance, but that's another day), I cook, obviously I love doing creative things. I'm sure most artists do, but, most don't ever think about the freedoms they enjoy that allow them to express themselves.

It wasn't always this way.

During WWII most artists were a part of the war effort. When you think of Glen Miller what comes to mind? I think of him entertaining the troops, I think of him dying trying to entertain the troops. How about John Wayne? Humphrey Bogart, I could go on but you know what I mean.

There was a time when artists appreciated our fighting men and women. There was a time when artists understood they were citizens of this country first. But sadly that's changed.

Now it seems artists consider themselves above the notion of mere patriotism. Better than those who secure thier freedom. Superior to the idea of America.

As an artist I want to make a concerted effort to remember how unimportant what I do is. It's entertainment, not life or death. I want to remember that there are people out there fighting and dying so that I can peck away at this keyboard or make music. I want to remember the brave men and women who give me the precious gift of freedom every single day, sometimes with thier lives.

Here's what I want to say to all the self important artists in our country these days. (with apologies to Laura Ingraham)

Guys, shut up and sing!

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Paying The Bill

This article discusses the role of personal change in regards to the death penalty. Governors Schwarzenneger of California and Warner of Virginia must decide whether to grant clemency in two current cases.

Of course I have an opinion.

Okay, suppose for a minute I were on drugs and because I was out of control I ran up a huge credit card bill. Then I made a decision to clean my life up and accept Jesus. During the time when I got clean I then defaulted on my credit card bills.

Would I still owe that money?

Well, of course I would. As do each of these murderers. I am not surprised that they came to Jesus during thier incarcerations, impending doom tends to sharpen the focus a bit. And honestly I hope thier sincere, I hope the change is real. It will make what comes next much easier.

Because, so long as they are guilty they need to fry. It makes precisely zero difference that they cleaned up thier lives in this context. No matter how wonderful they are now, they were killers and rapists. No matter what they say now, it makes not a whit of difference to what they did in the past. Saying I'm sorry in a pitiful voice doesn't cut it when you've committed cold blooded murder.

Soft headed liberals recoil from this due to a genetic inability to assign blame where it properly belongs. The usual argument from the do gooders sounds something like this -- "But they were on drugs, they couldn't control themselves, it's not thier fault."

Let's take a look at this drivel for a moment. Should a drunk driver be excused because he or she was drunk? Is that not the height of insanity? Each decision forms a chain leading back to the first good or bad decision. Each one builds on the last, irrespective of race, color or creed. We are all a product of our choices, as it should be.

The broken bodies and lives these men left behind cry out and I feel pity for the person who is unable to hear that cry.

I have only two caveats as regards the death penalty. First, I don't think anyone should benefit politically from putting someone else to death. Putting someone to death is too big and serious a deal. Whenever politics get involved I personally feel a bit squeamish. Second, I would like to see a special court set up just for death penalty cases with special rules and special penalties for both teams of litigators. Hide exculpatory evidence go to jail, that sort of thing.

I urge these governors, so long as these gentlemen appear truly guilty, to let justice be done.

It's time to pay the bill gentlemen.

Way to go Ahnold! ice to know you got a set to go with those massive pecs!

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Oakland Update

This story follows up on the earlier report of well dressed black man trashing a liquor store in Oakland.
Yesterday, the owner of the New York Market that was vandalized last Wednesday, Tony HAMDAN, was kidnapped and his store set ablaze, destroying the establishment. HAMDAN was found locked in the trunk of a blue car in the parking lot of the Safeway store on San Pablo Avenue in El Cerrito about 1:40 P.M. He did not appear to be harmed during the abduction. Although Oakland police have not publicly admitted a direct connection between last week's "attacks" and the arson and kidnapping, sources privately stated that there is a direct connection between the events, the perpetrators are some of the same individuals who terrorized the establishments, and about a half-dozen arrest warrants have been or will be issued for the men identified on the surveillance footage from the stores.

This ain't a good thing. This is the kind of crap that has been going on in the slums of Paris for quite a while now. And Lord knows it worked out well there.

h/t Northeast Intelligencer

Illegal Immigration: From My Perspective

In a recent article I quoted Mark Krikorian as saying that we truly don't need illegal slave labor. I'd like to expand on that a little bit from my own experience.

Whenever my wife and I stand in line at McDonald's or Burger King I can't help but count the number of people working behind the counter. it's usually somewhere between twelve to fifteen employees bumping into each other in the cramped spaces behind the registers.

I'm a chef, which is why I notice things like that, but there's another reason too. Starting out, one of the first places I worked was a hot dog stand. It was actually one of the best and tightest run businessess I've ever worked for. We made almost everything from scratch and won a number of best of the region contests in the local papers.

For the first several years I worked there we employed no illegal aliens. The total staff ran to about twelve employees and on an average day we had 3-4 employees doing the same work that it takes 12-15 employees to do today at one of the major chains.

Why is that? The larger chains pare each job down to the bare minimum. A burger flipper flips burgers, a cashier cashiers. At the hot dog stand every employee learned the entire business from top to bottom. You started as a dishwasher and worked your way up. Everybody started as a dishwasher and worked thier way up into other positions, usually through attrition.

This was an excellent system and built a lot of espirit de corps into what was an otherwise quotidian job. People took a lot of pride in thier work, I know I certainly did. But then something changed. They started hiring illegal aliens, in short order the whole system broke down.

Instead of the boot camp like training that had predominated in the past, now, when we lost an employee, instead of hiring a dishwasher we would hire a cook. Instead of hiring a dishwasher we hired managers, when up until that point every manager had started as a dishwasher and had literally worked every position in the restaurant and knew every position in the restaurant.

Before hiring illegals we had never had a bad health inspection. we usually received a perfect score and we took a lot of pride in keeping the place clean. That went rapidly downhill after hiring illegals. Suddenly instead of perfect scores of a hundred, we were getting sixties and fifties, that hurt, a lot.

Before the influx of illegals we were very well compensated, and the owners made a sack full of loot. I know how much they made from a single hot dog stand and it was a pretty damn healthy profit. As it should be in a capitalist society. However, we are told that businesses cannot survive without illegal slave labor.

I think we need to make a distinction between what a business owner would like to make and what they ought to make. I think ethics should play a part in operating a business. Ethics and capitalism shouldn't be mutually exclusive terms. Captain's of industry have used illegals to batter American employees into accepting horrible wages and even worse working conditions. I know because my industry has been dismantled by the influx of illegals.

Wages are low, working conditions are more dangerous, benefits are a thing of the past. Historically this was not the case, at least in my lifetime, and yet I'm told these businesses cannot survive without taking predatory advantage of thier employees. yet they did in the past, so what's changed.

I will admit it's harder to start a business without illegals, but is that a good argument? Does the pursuit of capitalism remove all moral questions from the table except profit? I submit that businesses do better when they have happy, healthy, loyal staff. Make more money and operate more smoothly when the staff is composed of citizen employees who have ties to the community.

But it's easier to have slaves. Always has been. A commenter told me to get real, be realistic he said. Who will pick the crops, who will do the low pay work?

I'm sure people approached the original Republicans with similar entreaties. "be reasonable" they would say, "how will we get along without slaves?" they would ask, acting all hard headed pragmatic. But it wasn't true was it?

Worker productivity soars when employees are treated well, it's a proven fact. yet we're told that slaves work harder and are more reliable. I am putting it out there. If you support what is in fact de facto slavery, I need you to make that case to me without euphimisms and excuses. If you truly believe that the greatest nation on earth can't think it's way to a better system than slavery, well, I find that pretty depressing.

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Bush Tap Dances Around Illegal Immigration

I just forced myself to sit through Bush's speech in Arizona yesterday about border control and illegal immigration. I knew I needed to. I knew it would be difficult. I knew it would be painful. Catch it again over at The Political Teen, if you can stomach it.

Bush just keeps saying the same things over and over and over again.

"Securing our border is essential."

"I have a solemn duty, and so do the member of the United States Congress, to protect our nation, our constitution, and our laws."

"We will enforce the laws of our country."
I hear you. Unfortunately, hearing only means you're talking. Again. I whole-heartedly agree that securing our border is essential, and that you & Congress share a solemn duty to protect our nation, our constitution, and our laws. So when are you going to quit yapping about it and JUST DO IT?

You've been in office for nearly 5 years. Four years have passed since 9-11. Illegals flow over the borders by the millions annually, taking jobs and services that should be reserved for citizens and those who follow the law for a shot at the American Dream. God only knows how many extremists have made it into the country and/or managed to stay illegally -- people who would love nothing better than to make a devastating testament to their hatred of this country in the form of another attack on the soil of our homeland.

And you say, "We will enforce the laws of our country?"

We're waiting.

And don't even get me started on the temporary worker program.

Bush talks about bringing people out of the shadows. Well, I'm all for bringing illegals out of the shadows...but only so we can get them and keep them the hell out of the country!

He talks about rejecting amnesty. From the humongous, dusty old Webster dictionary in the conference room where I work:

The voluntary overlooking of an offense by the one offended.
The act of an authority (as a government) by which general pardon of an offense is granted, often before trial or conviction.

How in the world is giving permission to stay and continue working to someone who is already doing so illegally NOT amnesty?

I am so very ready to see actual border control. I am ready to see enforcement of our immigration laws, including the deportation of people who have been allowed to get away with their criminal activity for far too long. I am ready for employers who hire illegals to be levied with severe fines. I am ready for some serious evidence that the president means what he says about the government carrying out its duty to protect our nation, our constitution and our laws. I am ready for some action.

Most Americans are ready, Mr. Bush. More than ready, really.

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Just A Dab'll Do Ya'

In my surfings I like to keep a close eye on the loony left. Careful readers will note 'loony left' is one of my favorite tags. So when I stumbled onto this display of lefty cluelessness I just had to share.

Highlighted passages made me laugh out loud

By Ann Weaver Hart
Londoners got a taste of the reward of the deluded last week, as a series of coordinated bombings ripped through the public transit system at rush hour. While the Brits are stoic, and Mr. Bush is trying to make some international political hay, believing the fairy tale becomes more dangerous by the day.
George Bush continues to spout the by-words that have kept him in power—terrorism, Al Quaeda, War on Terror, etc.—while remaining absolutely blind to the fact that the terrorists are using the only tool they have that gets international attention. There is a quick way to solve the problem of Islamic terrorism, and one so simple that even Mr. Bush could grasp it if he tried. The solution lies in allowing the U.N. to issue an ultimatum to Israel: either create an equitable situation for the Palestinians or suffer the consequences. The United States has a part to play in the solution as well: minding its own business, which means doing nothing. Allowing the aggrieved parties to engage in whatever means necessary to resolve their conflict is not some privilege we can grant. It is the right of the peoples involved.
Because our government has tipped the balance of power for so long, Israel would likely face military conflict with many of its Arab neighbors. Not surprising, when one considers that the typical Palestinian/Israeli confrontation finds rocks and bottles pitted against automatic weapons.
Westerners have become the targets of terrorism because their governments have supported Israel unconditionally, without regard to the problems of the Palestinians. The fact that during the creation of Israel, half the population of Palestine was evicted from lands it had inhabited for generations never seems to appear on Westerners’ radar screens.
What other possible motivations could the terrorists have? They admit publicly that they carry out these attacks in solidarity and sympathy with the Palestinians. Why would they lie about their aims?
Karl Rove calls this point of view “offer[ing] therapy and understanding [to] our attackers.” Rove may be a king-maker, but he cannot have thought very deeply on the motivations of the conflict, or he would have to admit that the United States has thrown its lot in with the wrong side this time. Turning around and asking for directions are not within the repertoire of men like Rove and Bush. Being wrong is not an option, so admitting the fact is less of an option.
While Westerners can deplore their methods, honesty dictates admitting the just cause of the perpetrators. The things Islamic terrorists are demanding are only their just due. Talk about nation building and alleviating poverty rings hollow when an entire ethnic group is denied the right of self-determination with our cooperation and aid. Worse than empty, it becomes hypocritical.
Westerners have been so racked with guilt since the holocaust that they have been unwilling to see the parallels between the actions of the Nazis and those of the Israelis. While the Israelis stopped short of the despicable genocide of the Nazis, their practices have been discriminatory and unjust. Not a fitting posture for a people who were rescued from total destruction themselves only 60 years ago.
It is not the right of the United States to decide which nations may exist and which may not. The U.S. government has taken to throwing its weight around with such abandon that one wonders why we have not been the target of more terrorism. Until Israel is stripped of its sacred cow status in U.S. foreign policy, little will change, except that eventually, countries that are less afraid of the truth will cease supporting us, and we will find ourselves alone with Israel facing a hostile world. Such a prospect bodes ill for our own right of self-determination.

This chick is another Rachel Corrie waiting to happen. Oh, boo-freakin-hoo for the poor, poor Palestinians.

I can't even fisk this monstrosity, just accept it as a token of my willingness to brave the muck and slime that passes for lefty thought these days. I do it for you people, all for you.

(why would they lie...Bwa-ha-ha-ha)

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Monday, November 28, 2005

Immigration Speech Round-Up

President Bush donned his dancing shoes today. Fortunately the President said many of the right things, unfortunately, he didn't mean it.

Sabertooth @ The Tar Pit has an excellent fisking (hint: it's still amnesty)

Small Town Vet dismantles the speech

Debbie Schlussel puts the WWF smackdown (can you smell what she's got cookin')

It took thirty years to stop the first great wave of immigration. How long will it take to stop it this time?

It's A Small World After All

Woman arrested for stuffing bird
A Florida woman has been arrested for padding her bra with a
stolen parrot.
Jill Knispel, 35, is facing felony charges after hiding a rare Greenwing parrot in her bra and stealing it from her employer, Baby Exotic Birds, police said. Knispel allegedly stole the bird so she could trade it for a vintage 1964 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia automobile. She couldn't resist telling the car's owner how she got the animal, according to the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. Turns out the car's owner is friends with the man who owns the $2,000 bird.
And the moral of the story is...when in doubt, shut up!

Define Nefarious Bastard Please

This just in: State Department churns out super weenies!

What the hell is in the water at our State Department?

Ginormous knucklehead Lawrence Wilkerson goes on the record in an AP article to say this--

He said Cheney must have sincerely believed that Iraq' could be a spawning ground for new terror assaults, because "otherwise I have to declare him a moron, an idiot or a nefarious bastard."

But wait, you knew there would be more... (from the l.a. times)

IN PRESIDENT BUSH'S first term, some of the most important decisions about U.S. national security — including vital decisions about postwar Iraq — were made by a secretive, little-known cabal. It was made up of a very small group of people led by Vice President Dick Cheney and Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld.

Oh god, I love that word Cabal, I think I have a woodie...

Today, we have a president whose approval rating is 38% and a vice president who speaks only to Rush Limbaugh and assembled military forces. We have a secretary of Defense presiding over the death-by-a-thousand-cuts of our overstretched armed forces (no surprise to ignored dissenters such as former Army Chief of Staff Gen. Eric Shinseki or former Army Secretary Thomas White).

I'm just curious here, do you think this guy has an opinion?

I googled him and let's just say he's beloved of the left. Ignored by the right.

I think he wants a hefty book deal and sadly, he's doing and saying all the right things to make that happen.

What is it about the State Department, not just in context of this loser, but in general. Seemingly normal folks go to work there and suddenly they find thier mouths stuffed with cheese and a cute little surrender monkey tail hanging down betwixt thier legs.

Condoleeza Rice went in tough. Now she's sending listening tours to the Middle east and screwing Jack Idema and his crew (Cao's got the round up).

Maybe it's something in the water.

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Bolton: Budget UNsatisfactory

I dig John Bolton.
"We do not want to be in a position where we adopt a budget next month and we get no more reform for the two-year life of the budget," Bolton said.

In this AP article we learn that he's got the diplo-weenies at the UN in a tizzy because...

He expects reform!

Oh. My. God!

That fiend, that monster.

Here's my favorite bit of the article--
The European Union' and many poor nations feared Washington wanted to trigger a funding crisis to force through reforms.

Let me see if I understand. We, the US, who pay a good chunk of the budget are unhappy with the obscene corruption and America bashing this joke of an organization indulges itself in at our expense.

And the Euro-Afro-Sino-whoever else-weenies are angry because we may not pay them to be corrupt and nasty.

Hold on a sec', let me just grab a Q-tip here. (wree-wree-wree)

Why do we tolerate these people on our soil?

Time Article Smears Minutemen

I just read this awful excuse for journalism at (Hat tip: Minuteman Blog)

I have to confess, I was pissed. I sat down to blog on it, then had an even better idea: instead of letting my steam off to you, why not direct it at the editors over at Time. A most excellent idea (I have one every once in a while). So, without further ado, my letter to Time:

I had the misfortune of reading the above article by Terry McCarthy today in the online version of your magazine. I have read editorials where the author's own personal opinion did not come across in such a scathingly evident fashion. I grew up sneaking your magazine off my dad's nightstand every week to read the latest news, and I am outraged that this story made it past your editor(s) as a fair and unbiased piece of reporting.

McCarthy describes the Minutemen as "barking," and "bearing down on Hispanic workers." He describes the workers as taking "refuge" upon "sensing trouble." He quotes the center's project coordinator, Salvador Reza, as saying, "It was starting to become dangerous. They wanted to create violence and then blame it on the laborers," yet doesn't even question how Mr. Reza could possibly know what was going on inside the heads of the Minutemen.

If there was any vestige of professionalism left in McCarthy, he threw it out the window with sarcastic comments such as:

"Although the demonstrators denied having violent intent, they surely had plans for any photographs they could take of laborers being hired on the street."

"...the Minutemen's timing, at least, is deft. But vigilantism is a risky business, particularly when it carries an odor of race baiting."

"Until Congress decides, the Minutemen are likely to keep showing up at labor centers to take pictures, and the immigrants will keep coming to look for jobs. What happens between them will continue to make witnesses queasy..."

This isn't journalism. It's a blatant abuse of media power to smear a group with whom the writer (at least) disagrees. Frankly, it makes me queasy, and I'm allowed to say that because this is my opinion and you're getting it for free.

I will never buy Time again. I will encourage everyone I know to never buy Time again. I will suggest that readers of my blog never buy Time again.

With deep disappointment,

Michelle Jacobsen
Chicago, Illinois
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Most Americans Don't Favor Capital Punishment

This just in: Anti-Capital punishment folks tell us most Americans do not support the death penalty.

The $ graf--

A Gallup poll last month showed 64 percent of Americans favored the death penalty -- the lowest level in 27 years, down from a high of 80 percent in 1994.

64% still sounds pretty righteous to me. Most politicians would kill for numbers like that.

I just wish these activist folks would stop telling me what I believe. I know exactly what I believe.

I believe in the death penalty. I believe the death penalty has a positive effect. I believe the death penalty is an important tool to show just how sacred we as a society hold innocent life.

However, let me repeat for the record.

I do not believe anyone should ever benefit politically from the death penalty. I think the death penalty should be reserved for actual slam dunk cases. The ones where the perp staggers out dripping in blood, gun in his hand and a bottle of Jack in the other.

When an individual has met these criteria, we should allow them to shuffle off this moral coil in an expedited fashion.

That is all, carry on.


The Political Teen has a killer quote from Jamie Foxx. Good actor, knucklehead on politics. Shut up and sing Jamie.

Iraq: Already Defeated?

I was scrolling through some letters to the editor at USA Today this morning when I stumbled on this steaming pile --

Patriotic to withdraw, too
Soldiers have a duty to follow orders and fight their enemies. But U.S. citizens also have a duty: not to blindly or unquestioningly support a war our leaders tell them to fight - one that, it is becoming increasingly evident, cannot be won. U.S. soldiers are
being killed and maimed in Iraq (and even Afghanistan') every day. While it is true that casualties are not nearly as high as during the Vietnam War or World War II, it is apparent that such casualties are unnecessary. The spreading of democracy is a noble goal worth fighting for, but not necessarily worth dying for.
Our troops have done all that could possibly be expected of them. But now that freedom-loving Iraqis have been released from the chains of brutal dictatorship, it is time for our troops to come home. Our soldiers' feet have been held to the fire, and our troops have performed honorably and well.
How dare any of our country's leaders accuse those protesting the war of being unpatriotic. How dare they say we are dishonoring those soldiers who are still
fighting and spilling their blood. True patriotism is knowing when to admit defeat.
We can best honor those who have died by saying to those who are still fighting: "You have performed nobly! Now it is time for you to come home! There is honor to be found even in defeat." True patriotism is a badge that deserves to be worn proudly by us all.
Lawrence Auerbach, Las Vegas

What in the blazing blue hell is this one size fits all asshat extraordinaire blathering about here?

We've been defeated? When did that happen? I go into the pooper for a healthy moment of Zen and when I come out we've lost the war.

Damn, I hate when that happens.

What is it with the lefties and loving defeat?

Mr. Auerbach, it may be prudent, it may be wise, it may be smart to exit a losing war. But patriotic...NO

However, to leave a winning battle in the middle, to exit the field before the fight is finished is not only not patriotic, it's the true mark of an asshat.

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Thank You Prez. Bush!

Finally. President Bush will be spending some time at the border to push for immigration reforms that most agree are long overdue.


Of course our President doesn't want to change the status quo, nope, what he wants is to continue flooding the country with cheap labor and turn America into just another third world country.

From the AP article --

The president's plan pairs a guest worker program for foreigners with border security enforcement, an attempt to satisfy both his business supporters, who believe foreign workers help the economy, and his conservative backers, who take a hard line on illegal immigration.
In Tucson, the president planned to aim his remarks at those conservatives, emphasizing his proposals to secure the border, remove people who enter the country illegally and strengthen enforcement of immigration laws.

How many ways can we tell this guy no? Is there some part of "oh my god, no, no, please make it stop!" that he is incapable of understanding?

Harry Reid opens his gaping cakehole and adds this steaming nugget--

"Enforcement alone does not work. Unless we address the gap between our immigration laws and reality, illegal immigration will not stop and the situation on the border will continue to be chaotic," Reid said.
The Democrat implored Bush to "stand up to the right wing of your party and stand up for what is right" by taking more than an enforcement-only approach to illegal

Why is it Democrats always get thier undies in a bunch over law enforcement. If you believed Democrats you might believe that this problem was not amenable to enforcement, and yet, it is enforceable. All we have to do is want to and stop giving those who enable criminals a voice and a vote. No matter how much the activist groups want the law to be broken, it is not thier right to agitate for further lawlessness. Shall we get vocal for the rights of pedophiles (I apologize to the ACLU for being insensitive to thier eminently reasonable support for sweaty, nasty pedophiles, I'm certain that's completely different)

Bush has been urging Congress to act on a guest worker program for more than a year. Under his plan, undocumented aliens would be allowed to get three-year work visas. They could extend that for an additional three years, but would then have to return to their home countries for a year to apply for a new work permit.

Yeah, cuz' why wouldn't we think they'll just go home at the end of thier stay? It's worked so well up till now.

several businessess, notably the meatpacking industry, have threatened to leave if they are not supplied with unrestricted slave labor, oops!, of course I meant to say undocumented aliens that they can pay for shit and toss away like used toilet paper should they be hurt or demand a living wage.

Look, I support capitalism, but this ain't it, okay? This is feudal lords demanding peons because they might earn a couple of cents less on the dollar. I have worked for plenty of businessess that could afford to hire Americans that refused. Flat out refused to give jobs to Americans.

And why should they when our government, specifically President Bush, fill thier plants and factories with discounted labor. The free market only works with a level playing field. It is not a level playing field when some who take jobs have no interest in being a part of this society and simply live like animals for a time before returnig to wherever they come from with their ill gotten American loot.

You can't compete with that, you can't. And yet this is exactly what the president wants to encourage even more of.


Cuz' we be diggin' the slaves in America.

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Guard The Border Blogburst

Euphoric Reality hosts the guard the border blogburst. This weeks edition focuses on a report from MJ regarding "anchor babies" and the fourteenth amendment.

What are you waiting for? Check it out and then...

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Refuting Gutierrez (Part One): Family Values

I attended the Immigrant Justice Convention in Chicago a couple of weeks back. See below for links to my other posts on the subject.

Now it's time to focus on my own representative in the House of Representatives, Luis Gutierrez, who spoke at the event. I have so much to say that I'm going to have to break it into segments. Today I'm going to look at this Gutierrez quote from the convention:

"Unlike my Republican colleagues who speak about family values, you are family values."

Let's get the partisan political rhetoric out of the way first. Was inferring that his Republicn colleagues are all talk and no action when it comes to "family values" a great shock? No. Was it a cheap, self-serving, inaccurate generalization? Oh, ya -- you betcha.

Gutierrez was addressing an audience that consisted largely of immigrants -- both legal and illegal. The other side of his broad generalization suggested that those audience members were the very embodiment of "family values." As if, no matter how many laws are broken, it's A-OK if it's in the name of "family values."

I'm not even going to get into the definition of family values. In my book, it's a moot point. Gutierrez wants to hand out blanket amnesty/legalization for those who have broken our laws to come here, blanket legalization for those who break our laws to work here, blanket legalization for those who break our laws to stay here. If that's the underlying foundation of the family, isn't a little ridiculous to start tossing around the "family values" phrase?

Does having family values just mean keeping the family together? Because I was raised to understand that honesty, respect, and honor were of great value to a family...and to a nation.

So when I hear the guy who represents me in the House lauding the legal and illegal in the audience equally for their family values, I'm more than a little confused. And more than a little upset.

I think it's a disgrace that our government thinks so little of its citizens that our border control and illegal immigration problems have been allowed to become humongous. Some honesty, respect and honor toward those who have entrusted you with power would be terrific right about now.

How about being the first to take the plunge, Rep. Gutierrez?

Previous posts on the convention:
Immigrant Justice Convention Held in Chicago
Justice for Immigrants vs. Justice for Citizens
Making Heroes of Rosa and Jorge
The Misplaced Blame of Illegal Students
Does Jim Oberweis Have Horns?

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Filed under "For God's Sake Just Let It Go People!"

In the Christian Science Monitor Daniel Schorr manages to step on his crank with the ole' golf shoes on. It's gotta hurt!

I was familiar with the name but couldn't quite place it so I looked him up online. You could have knocked me over with a feather when it was revealed he was a Vietnam era reporter.

No! I don't believe it. No bias here, senor wences.

Worried about flagging support for the war? The president tells his aides in a secret memo, "Publicly we say one thing; actually, we do another."

That was not President Bush' on Iraq' , but President Nixon on Vietnam and Cambodia. It is only one line in some 50,000 pages of newly declassified Nixon-era documents from the National Archive. It is not surprising, but still a little unsettling, to learn how often a president will dissemble with the people.

STRAWMAN ALERT!! STRAWMAN ALERT!!! Let's review Mr. Schorr, when exactly did our current President lie? I'm sorry I couldn't hear you. Could you please remove all the bias from your gaping cakehole, thank you.

The revelation of the abuse of detainees in the Abu Ghraib' prison near Baghdad was bad news for the Bush administration, as was the 1968 massacre of more than 350 South Vietnamese civilians in the village of My Lai. My Lai was treated by the Nixon White House as a public relations problem more than a moral problem. Defense Secretary Melvin Laird warned Nixon that My Lai could prove "acutely embarrassing" to the United States and could affect the Paris peace talks with North Vietnam. Mr. Laird added that My Lai, "will provide grist for the mills of antiwar activists," which could be ruinous to the image of the US. Nixon said that an image could be changed by astute public relations, and Secretary of State Henry Kissinger weighed in with the observation that the trial of Lt. William Calley, implicated in the My Lai massacre, would alleviate press concerns about a cover-up.

FALSE COMPARISON ALERT!!! FALSE COMPARISON ALERT!!! Hmmm...., let's see. Are there any differences here. please allow me to don my trusty Sherlock Holmes cap and do a little detecting here. My Lai was, I believe, covered up. Abu Ghraib was already under investigation when the jackals in the press got thier claws on it.
The only valid comprison here Mr. Schorr (wanker) is that both Presidents are Republicans. I realize your sorry ass predates the internet, but for god's sake, at least put some effort into your bald faced bullshit. We will fact check your ass.

Some of the Nixon Oval Office discussions about the future of Vietnam read eerily like memos on Iraq. In May 1969, a Nixon White House document said the US wanted to establish in Vietnam, "procedures for political choice that give each significant group a real opportunity to participate in the political life of a nation."
Sound like a discussion about nation-building in Iraq? To bring this up to date, former Secretary Laird has an article in the current issue of Foreign Affairs magazine. Its title: "Iraq: Learning the Lessons of Vietnam." Arguing for "de-Americanizing" the Iraq war, Laird says that our military presence is what feeds the insurgency. Laird says that he was the one who invented the term "Vietnamization." Maybe the word for what we face in Iraq today should be "Iraqization."

And had jackals such as the Democrat Party and its attendants in the press allowed us to win in Vietnam perhaps we could have pursued that policy. As opposed to say, oh, I don't know, running away with our tail between our legs like ole' commie lovin Dan would like.

What really gets my goat here is a cheese eatin' surrender monkey like this joker Schorr having the audacity to question things he clearly doesn't understand. A veteran of the hate America corp. he would like nothing better than to see us humiliated in Iraq.

Allow me to define "Vietnamization" for those of you who may not have enjoyed a refreshing caffienated beverage yet today. "Vietnamization" is what happens when a weak American Democrat president (Kennedy) dithers and vacillates for years before engaging. Is then followed by an idiot grandstanding Democrat President (LBJ) who through a thorough program of micromanaging and incomprehensibly bad decisions extends the war far past any normal expectations.

This is followed by a Republican President who shows a little spine and bombs last nights dinner out of our little friends bringing them to the negotiating table. How did our "loyal opposition" respond to this good news? They almost immediately removed funding for our allies allowing them to be butchered like cattle in thier millions.

"Vietnamization" is a prime lesson in what happens when Democrats and journalists are allowed too near the adult rides.

Let this be a warning to you kiddies, if you want to see a bloodbath in Iraq. Put a Democrat in charge, it's just what they do.

Sunday, November 27, 2005


Dear Mr. & Mz Lefty

This letter is to inform you that you are no longer to use the chickenhawk meme unless you agree to meet certain criteria. Thus far you have had free reign to impugn the characters of anyone you wished with this fallacious screed, well, no more.

Since you choose to be terrorist lovin', cheese eatin' surrender monkey types who seem to be supporting our enemies my demands are simple.

1.) You must support the terrorist group or dictator of your choice for at least two years. I mean physically, not just sittin' around some coffee house reeking of cappucino and bitchin', nope, sorry tiger, you gotta get in the field on this one. (if it's any consolation you can of course work targets close to home)

2.) Should you have any children you must 'send them' to work for the terrorist group or dictator of your choice. It's only fair as you insist on repeating absurdities such as our president should 'send' his daughters into combat. The very least you could do would be to send your children in support of the terrorist group or dictator of your choice. Since you are so madly in love with these folks it will hardly seem like a sacrifice when our soldiers render their lard.

3.) If at all possible, get yourself videotaped in action. It's not that we don't believe you but...

And there you have it.

Of course, should you choose not to honor our little agreement you would leave me no choice but to utilize the new and improved epithet of the right.

The term against which there is no defense or comeback...


Let's get crackin' lefties, there are still plenty of Americans to kill.

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Cindy Sheehan: Pro Saddam Insurgent -- Reuters


I think they changed the picture, oh well, it was fun while it lasted

For a chuckle follow this link

About halfway down the page (I'm sorry I don't know how to link to the specific spot on the page) there is a photo of Cindy Sheehan. Check out the headline!


If somebody out there knows how to google cache this, it's kind'er funny

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