Tuesday, June 29, 2004

Since you won't see any coverage like this in the mainstream media..

It is important that you read the lastest post from Iraq the Model. A doctor in Iraq has been posting for a while. Great reading and I have enjoyed following it for a while, but, today's post is the best. Maybe there is some hope.

"Another friend approached me. This one was not religious but he was one of the conspiracy theory believers. He put his hands on my shoulders and said smiling, “I must admit that I’m beginning to believe in what you’ve been telling us for months and I’m beginning to have faith in America. I never thought that they will hand us sovereignty in time. These people have shown that they keep their promises.”"

Hillary Clinton plays Robin Hood

Any time someone invokes the "common good" you know it is time to be very afraid.

Here is Hillary Clinton yesterday here in the SF area telling her 'rich' supporters:

"We're saying that for America to get back on track, we're probably going to cut that short and not give it to you. We're going to take things away from you on behalf of the common good."

Friday, June 25, 2004

Arnold is done if he goes forward with this...

I have been a supporter of Arnold and felt he has done a good job, but, proposing to kill more dogs to save money is the sure way to lose my backing. I hope this does not end up happening. Bad boy, Arnold!

Tuesday, June 22, 2004

All you need to know about Fahrenheit 9/11

Other than the fact that the director is happy terrorists want to distribute his film (via LGF) and the man he stole the name from wants him to be a man.

Read this scorching review by Christopher Hitchens who very adroitly shows the disingenuous stick-and-move tactics employed by Moore in his propoganda 'film'.

Monday, June 21, 2004

Interesting account from inside Saudi Arabia...

I wish ALL of the media would go through an experience like Greg LaMotte just did. He seems to have had quite an eye-opening experience while in Riyadh.

It began when he was at the airport:

"Within seconds of getting into the car, my driver, who was from the Philippines, asked if I was an American. When I told him yes, he said this made him very nervous."

Then when he was at the hotel asking for information from the concierge:

"I asked the hotel concierge to suggest a good place to start, he urged that I not venture out on my own, saying it was very unsafe for Americans to be seen anywhere in public. He also indicated I would not be able to find a taxi driver willing to be seen in public with me."

He expresses this thought in the end:

"Never before have I been in a city, including Baghdad, where Americans were too afraid to be seen in public and local residents were equally afraid to be seen with them."

He even seems to express some of the anger so many of us do (WITHOUT having to actually experience it):

"I came to realize that I, like so many others around the world, had become a victim of terrorism."

Hmmm...nice thought, maybe the kind of observation that would make it obvious that we ARE in a war against evil?

No link between Iraq and Al-Qaeda?

Hmm...so then why is the 9/11 commission spreading such lies!?

Friday, June 18, 2004

I wish everyone could and would watch this video

If everyone were forced to watch the video decribed here, the debate over why we needed to topple Saddam. Unfortunately, not enough people WILL see it, but, it is important as many people as possible see it, so, I link to the Nick Schulz article over at NRO. You should read his article first to decide if you want to see the video. AEI has posted it on their site. For many, Schulz's graphic description of the torture that went on under Saddam's regime will be plenty. But, the video is just something else.

Tuesday, June 15, 2004

Kerry thinks having values is "wrong"?

At least that seems as though that is what he is saying here:

"All these politicians running around talking about values, I just think it's wrong," Kerry told the New Jersey State AFL-CIO.

I guess if you can't complain about the economy anymore, play the safe card and bash Cheney.

"If you think that is compassionate conservatism, then Dick Cheney is Mr. Rogers," he said at the start of a two-week focus on economic problems facing middle-class Americans.

John Kerry for Pessimist of the Unites States!

"U.S. hiring plans near boom levels"

What was that about a "jobless recovery"? Hurry, Mr. Kerry, and start spinning this as bad news.

Friday, June 11, 2004

"No Left Turn"

Why is that street sign just seem as if it is a perfect caption to the photo? What a contrast showing the good and the bad of the World. The police officer offering a respectful salute with some human debris behind him hoping President Reagan is in hell.

I am perfectly aware that there are people who hated President Reagan. But, why are they so hateful and worthless that they feel they need to do that? People who hated President Clinton will simply (at worst!) stay home and ignore any similar honoring upon his demise. They won't stoop to that level. Anyone who wonders if the hate on the Left can be matched by the hate on the Right need only look at the above photo. It can't.

Want Ralston House to give you Gmail?

I am sure you have heard of it. You can't miss the articles. Like this one. Or this one. Ralston House has one invite to give. While getting one from Instapundit, or Little Green Footballs might be more prestigious, your chances are much smaller.

So, I will invite the person who comes up with the best reason why they deserve it. Either post a comment, or send an email.

Wednesday, June 09, 2004

Let's blame Reagan for missed deadlines!

This is a nice headline: "Reagan's death makes state budget deadline slip" The opening paragraph seems to be written by someone who just can't resist blaming Reagan for something one last time.

The death of former president Ronald Reagan is expected to further stymie efforts for the Legislature to pass a budget by its constitutional deadline, which is just one week from today.

Forget that if losing ONE day makes you miss an ANNUAL deadline you haven't planned your time well (do they finish AHEAD of schedule one day every four years during a Leap Year?). But, even so, if, due to the unexpected day off, the deliverable slipped one day, I could understand that. But, we then find out that:

"We'll still find a way to get a budget passed by June 30"

So, one day off causes a 15 day delay? Is the whole staff going to need that long to recover? No, as we soon see:

"but a June 15 agreement was unlikely anyway because of disagreements over how to close a $15 billion budget gap."

Oh, so, the deadline wasn't going to be made anyway, but, might be one more day later, but, let's try and spin the story to make it seem that is is all Reagan's fault.

"Enough of Reagan, let's get back to doom and gloom!"

Nice to know that major players in the press are thinking that the death of a great man like President Ronald Reagan is getting too much play. They want to get back on task, which is defeating President George W. Bush in November. How can they possibly do that with more and more images of 'the Gipper'?

Dan Rather is blunt when he lets out what he wants:

"There is other news, like the reality of Iraq," said the "CBS Evening News" anchor. "It got very short shrift this weekend."

No, the networks would never go overboard on dwelling on the problems in Iraq. But, funny thing about Rather's statement. He wants to talk about the "reality" of Iraq? Hmmm..that would be a first. The only Iraq they want to talk about is the one where Americans get killed, Iraqi innocents are tortured by coalition soldiers and the residents pine for the good ol' days under Saddam. The reality of a freed people, growing economy, ending of the UN-endorsed oil-for-food scam, and beginning of a democratic government are given the 'shortest shrift' possible, i.e. ignored.

Tuesday, June 08, 2004

America's "War for Oil" is a miserable failure...

Darn, we tried to take over a country so we could have cheap oil. Instead, we ended up ridding the World of a dictator, freeing millions of people from oppression and wouldn't you know it, the Iraqis now get control of their own oil!

George W. Bush will get ridiculed by all his oil cronies for such a screw up.

Man lives up to name

Good grief.

Friday, June 04, 2004

Where are the Colorado "insurgents"?

This is the kind of situation where our "rules" hurt us.

"The piece of equipment is so big it's hard to stop," she said. "We're doing everything we can to stop this chaos."

No they aren't. A madman on a rampage in Iraq, for example, would be dealt with by the locals simply by using overwhelming force immediately and end it soon after it started.

But, we can't do that here. Our police have to attempt to 'reason' with the criminals. Who knows how much damage this guy will end up doing. Call out the damn military and have one RPG shot right into this loser. If they can stop our tanks, then can certainly stop a 'fortified' bulldozer.

We created these RPGs, why don't WE get to use them.

Thursday, June 03, 2004

Now this is funny...

Foxnews.com has a story on girls deciding to be modest, but, serves up a Victoria's secret ad at the same time. It appears you don't get the same ad each time you refresh the page. So, I took a screenshot.