And I can’t find any comment from notorious anti-car tosser and alleged economist Duncan Black, the Philadelphia-based apologist for Paul Krugman, regarding this absurdity.
What’s up with that? I mean, Black’s blog is obviously a money-maker, so is he going to be, as Joe Biden says, patriotic —or is he gonna fight the power?
Word on the street is that the White House gave NBC/MSNBC extra access and privileges to play up the withdrawal last week of what was nominally the last American combat brigade from Iraq. Why would they do this? Because most people don’t stop to consider that Obamajesus is a creation of Big Media and that it behooves them all to keep up the fluffery for his profoundly incompetent regime. Thus, we have a President who once denounced the War for Iraq and who derided those whose policies made success possible there now not only taking the credit for it, but relying even more heavily on his predecessor’s top guys. What a miserable hypocrite Barack Hussein Obama is.
Incidentally, there are still more than 50,000 American servicemen and women in Iraq. Do they not have means of self-defense and weapons of offense? Are they still not in great danger? The war isn’t over for them. So what occasioned such heavy coverage from NBC? What was that all about, anyhow?
The President is either enormously incompetent at being an American or he is deliberately giving his support to the enemies of Western Civilization.
I am shocked at the degree of Obama’s anti-Americanism. And to even THINK that about an American President? It’s like Obama is the embodiment of Marx’s elaboration on Hegel’s belief in the repitition of History; in the American context, Obama is the farce to Lincoln’s tragedy.
Democrats and other sorts of anti- and post-American garbage who now advocate for “religious tolerance” are morally repugnant liars. These anti-Christian bigots and anti-Semites on the Left have no idea what religious tolerance means. For them to speak on it as they though they do is an obscenity.
Say, wouldn’t it be wild if it were found out —in some genuine and documentable way— that Obamajesus was deliberately using the Deepwater Horizon disaster as a pretext for punishing his political and familial enemies? It’s almost like our country is at the mercy of a lying narcissist whose sense of grievance and vindictiveness is imperial in its disregard. Our republican virtues have been sacrificed on an altar of identity politics and Marxist classism.
At this point, don’t Democrats have some sort of moral obligation to admit that they were wrong to have done this to a great civilization? How much further will their delusions go unchecked? I think anyone who voted for Obama owes it to himself and his fellow citizens to acknowledge the stupidity of his choice.
Especially any Democrat who supported Hillary.
I just saw a nightmare for Democrats on Chris Wallace’s Sunday morning program on FOX: a generous and accommodating interview between Wallace and Ted Olson, an unquestioned Republican hero, on the latter’s recent vindication in a Federal judicial ruling against California’s Proposition 8.
If interviews like this become more common, Democrats will no longer be able to credibly accuse all Republicans of homophobic bigotry. As their strawman loses its heft with every sympathetic word from such conservatives as Limbaugh and Cheney and Olson, the truth reveals the Democrats as laughable bigots themselves, prepared to cast apsersions against all facts and fairness.
As I see it, libertarianism is much more naturally at home with the GOP than with the party of Slavery, Secession, Segregation, and Socialism. If Republicans do more to appeal to individual rights and the libertarians who insist on them, they will earn together the demographic balance they need to stay in the long-term fight against the Totalitarian Left.
The inexplicably jolly Christina Romer is quitting the Obama Administration. I don’t know if her actual beliefs got in the way of her official story, but you can expect to see more of these miserable dopes slide off the decks in the next few months. The fact that such a high-profile Obamaton is going now means that she couldn’t bear the economic gibberish she was obligated to spout any more, but could not wait until after the November elections to quit. So Romer quit long enough before them to give the other rats something to sink about.
The elites do not care about intellectual —only ideological— consistency.
I will not defend Islam in any way, so let me be frank (or maybe a Frank) about that from the start. Religious tolerance is an illusion of interpersonal diplomacy assented to by most and realized —in fact— by few. Leftists perceive of themselves as superior to ”Christianists” by virtue of their supposedly scientific convictions (e.g., certitude in the truth of Evolution but, then again, of anthropogenic global warming, too) and by virtue of a sounder grasp of the separation of church and state. But Leftists do not believe in religious tolerance any more than I do. They believe that the Constitution grants them a right from religion when it actually grants them the right of religion. As an atheist in the conventional sense, observing that distinction is what allows me to live as I do. But, insofar as these Leftists and their pseudo-liberal followers are Marxist at all, they can certainly have no genuine respect for the magic shows of the religious Right or the Catholic church. After all, those are the refuges of racist gun-owners and Bible-readers, not of the right-thinking “reality-based community” (as they used to refer to themselves, now with extra irony).
Anyway, when fools like Michael Bloomberg stand and declaim upon the moral superiority of allowing a goddamned mosque complex to be built a mere stroll away from the site of the atrocities of 11 September 2001 as the highest order of religious tolerance, it makes me wonder whether such moral exhibitionism is easier with the tacit but certain knowledge that the godforsaken thing will never be built.
No, it isn’t religious tolerance to allow an insult and then to pretend that it was never inflicted. One thing that Westerners need to know about the Muslim mind is that it turns on the spit of the provocative gesture. As an old friend once remarked, the capital of capitalism had its two front teeth knocked out —right down the street from where this thing is supposed to be planted. The attacks of 11 September 2001 were, in themselves, a deeply humiliating and destructive gesture of contempt and provocation. What self-respecting people would permit a second such gesture at such proximity to the first? It isn’t defensible as religious tolerance but explicable only as the rankest sort of self-hatred. Bloomberg and the other useful idiots of the Ummah need to shut up and sit down.
What if the States (and let’s start occasionally capitalizing that term again if we really mean anything at all by Federalism) that are now caught up in challenging the Obamatons on the immigration question were to pass their own laws very simply making it illegal to violate Federal immigration law within their own jurisdictions?
After all, how could the Federal government sue a State for observing Federal law?
That’s what’s happening, anyway, because it is already illegal to be here —wait for it— illegally! Who knew?
You cannot bring down unemployment or fully institute Government Medicine or address Medicare, Medicaid, or Social Security until you first “comprehensively” (isn’t that a favorite term of the amnesty lobby?) address immigration. There’s no getting around that.
Next topic of interest: asylum cities. Are municipalities to be condoned in their disregard for Federal immigration law while States are attacked by an idiotic President and Attorney General for essentially enforcing Federal immigration law?
I hope these miserable Democrats lose 60 seats in the House. They deserve it.
Watching Howie Kurtz’s Reliable Sources program on CNN and enjoying a bunch of Democratic partisans (professional media propagandists like Chip Reid and Frank Sesno) sitting around wondering what’s become of their credibility. How can people who presume to set and shape the debate in this country through their high media profiles be so un-self-aware? It’s appalling that they (e.g., CNN, MSNBC, CBS, NBC, ABC, NYT, WaPo, the newsweeklies, etc.) are capable of such shameless pro-Democratic partisan hackery, but without any sense that their manipulations are an abrogation of their first public duties. You can still make money and keep the public informed simultaneously, right?
And, contrary to what panelist Lauren Ashburn says, nobody cares about objectivity in media –unless, of course, objectivity is what they’re calling context now. But who expects for-profit media corporations with ideological identities to really inform the electorate?
Un-self-aware idiots do.