There is a lot of “holier than Thou” talk from the left right now and it really bugs me. Even one of the commenters in the “Ditch Coulter” post was spouting crap like that. Like I wrote in that original post comments like Coulter’s are not exclusive to the conservatives…liberals have way more than their fair share of hateful comments, MUCH MUCH worse than what Coulter said. The difference between liberals and conservatives is the conservatives have overwhelmingly denounced Coulter’s remarks…there has been silence from the left when their own people have made worse comments. Here is a great post from Patterico that details several examples of the hate speech the left is ever so good at.
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Here is a short post from Lost Remote about the new Fox News sketch comedy, The 1/2 Hour News Show, and a new show called It’s Out There.
For many of us it isn’t earth shattering news that the internet and blogging are in the process of changing the political landscape in this country, but I would guess MOST people are in the dark on this topic. It’s Out There is an example of how blogging is changing politics and the news media in general, because it is essentiall a half-hour show discussing stories found on blogs. For me, the best part about the show is that it will be cohosted by one of my favorite Fox News contributors…Michelle Malkin!
This Variety link mentions just a bit more about the show and its first episode.
Maybe “scientists” are stupid, or maybe the scientists often quoted about the perils of global warming are nothing more than puppets for the communists that fund them, either way history shows that the current global warming farce isn’t the first climate changing Armageddon them came up with.
I’m sure many of us have heard about the whole global cooling fear mongering “scientists” forced on us 30 years ago, but take a look at this article from a 1975 Newsweek piece that discusses it. It hits home a little harder when you actually read an article from a popular magazine, rather than just hearing someone say “remember when global cooling was all the rage”.
I recently added a new widget that allows you to vote for the your favorite presidential candidate on my personal blog, because this site does not support html. Click the link here and you will notice the widget in the right hand column. You can vote for one Republican and one Democrat, and you can vote once weekly. Check it out and voice your opinion!
Over the past few years Democrats have called for the resignation of countless Republicans, and in some cases the pressure mounted to a point where the person either resigned or was fired. I don’t want the Republicans to take on all of the strategies the Democrats have used, but in the case of Jack Murtha, the Republicans should be calling for his resignation immediately.
He recently laid out his “slow bleed” strategy for getting troops out of Iraq, which is about as close to treasonous as you can get.
Murtha has made clear that the nonbinding resolution, whose merely symbolic nature infuriates antiwar activists, was only the “first step.” In his interview, Murtha, chairman of the appropriations subcommittee on defense, did not hide the purpose of setting standards for training, equipping and resting troops: “They won’t have the equipment, they don’t have the training and they won’t be able to do the work.”
In his plan, he is calling for the slow dismantling of our military and thus our country’s defense mechanism. With all of the dangers our country faces, this strategy is in essence calling for our destruction. It is akin to a bank employee purposely leaving the bank alarm off and the safe wide open when he leaves, so the robbers can walk right in take what they want and get away scott free…just a million times worse.
This is a very interesting article from the Calgary Sun which examines some of the numbers from a recent poll which weren’t reported. The poll indicates that at a minimum 49,000 Canadian Muslims feel terrorism on their own soil would be OK. The poll indicated 12% of Canada’s 700,000 Muslims feel this way, but the author of the article played it conservatively and took the low end of the polls margin of error (+/- 4.4%) which is 7.6% and rounded that down to a flat 7%.
It is a shocking number to me, and I imagine it is hard for any rational human being to fathom anyone justifying terrorism. I think it is important to note the vast majority of Muslims in Canada did not think terrorism was OK. Additionally, it made me wonder what percentage of Americans…regardless of religious affiliation feel that a terrorist act, like beheading political leaders, and blowing up federal buildings, etc. would be OK. Both left and right wing extremists would probably ok it to some degree, some already have taken action…Oklahoma City comes to mind, as does environmental terrorism.
The arrogance of the politicians we elect never ceases to amaze me. This guy is so arrogant in his belief that the Iraqi war is wrong, he won’t even accept Iraqi refugees…legal Iraqi refugees into his state.
“I think Ohio and Ohioans have contributed a lot to Iraq in terms of blood, sweat and too many tears,” Strickland said. “I am sympathetic to the plight of the innocent Iraqi people who have fled that country. However, I would not want to ask Ohioans to accept a greater burden than they already have borne for the Bush administration’s failed policies.”
That sounds like the whole “I support the troops, but not the war” mantra that we hear over and over, only in this case it is “I am sympathetic, but screw you!”. Here is a guy that is putting his own radical anti-war beliefs above the humanity of welcoming these innocent Iraqi refugees.
This is an example of when we need to remember the REAL actions and words politicians use when they have power, not the FAKE niceties they spew during their campaigns.