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Friday, March 31, 2006


Hostage, Jill Carroll, Ripping USA on Film

ABC News has discovered a tape made by the Iraqi insurgents holding reporter Jill Carroll earlier on the day she was released. On this tape, Carroll is singing the praises of those people who had kidnapped her.(See Report Here)

Of course, she may have be feigning this voiced respect of her kidnappers, after all they still held her during the taping, but she went into an awful lot of gushing detail abut how bad the USA and Bush are as well as how great her captors are.

I will not presume that she meant all of this against the USA, necessarily, but she sure has an awful lot to answer for.

Here are some of the things she said according to ABC News

"Well, I think the Mujahedeen are very smart and even with all the technology and all the people the American Army has here, they still are better at knowing how to live and work here and more clever, despite all the technology of the American Army, still more clever and better at being here than the American Army, still better at what they do.

...it's pretty clear that the Mujahedeen are the ones that will have the victory left at the end of the day. It shows that no matter no matter what Americans try to say is happening here or try to do with all their weapons, they aren't going to be able to stay here, they're not going to be able to stop the Mujahedeen and that's for sure.

There are a lot of lies to come out of the American government, calling the Mujahedeen terrorists and other things and I think it's important that American people hear from me the Mujahedeen are only trying to defend their country.

Yeah, he (Bush) needs to stop this war. He knows this war is wrong. He knows that it was illegal from the very beginning. He knows that it was built on a mountain of lies and I think he needs to finally admit that to the American people and make the troops go home and he doesn't care about his own people.

Well, I feel guilty honestly. I've been here, treated very well, like a guest. I've been given good food, never, never hurt while those women are in Abu Ghraib. Terrible things are happening to them with the American soldiers are torturing them and other things I don't want, I can't even say, so I feel guilty and I also feels it shows the difference between the Mujahedeen and Americans, the Mujahedeen are merciful and kind that's why I'm free and alive. The American army they aren't […not clear…] I feel guilty and I also feel that it just shows that Mujahedeen are good people, fighting an honorable fight, a good fight while the Americans are here as an occupying force treating the people in a very, very bad way so I can't be happy totally for my freedom, there are people still suffering in prisons and very difficult situations."

This, to me, seems FAR more than mealy mouthing what the terrorists want to hear. It seems an awfully enthusiastic endorsement of what the terrorists are doing, not only to US troops but to the Iraqi people.

Any sympathy I may have had for Carroll is now on hold until I hear from her what she meant. Now that she is free she has the opportunity to clarify this propaganda she was involved in.

Well, miss Carroll? Did you mean any or all of what you said?

-Warner Todd Huston

Dean Says Bush 'Scapegoating' Hispanics

Can Howard dean Discern Truth From Fiction?

I'd have to answer a firm "no" to that one.

In a speech at a Union hall in Oakland, CA, Dean today said that Bush is "scapegoating" Hispanics with this immigration debate.(Source-Yahoonews)

This despite the fact that Bush has garnered ire amongst his own Party because he is trying to make it an easier eventuality the ability of currently illegal immigrants to become legal residents, angering the more nativist members of the Republican Party.

So, as Bush takes a stance that is decidedly NOT one that would place blame or undue finger pointing at illegal immigrants, here is this loudmouth saying precisely the opposite.

Green is red, black is white in "Doctor" Dean's muddled head. He is a perfect example of why the Democrats do nothing but make themselves look like lunatic, slobbering, hatemongers who have lost touch with reality.

It is also why they cannot be trusted in the seat of power. They just aren't sensible enough or "grown up" enough to handle such responsibility.

-Warner Todd Huston

Our Newest Op Ed

Democrats Have Become the Party of "Sex, Crime, and Corruption"
- By Nathan Tabor

Washington, DC – Political scandals seem to have become the norm in Washington DC. From Jack Abramoff to President Clinton and Monica Lewinski, the scandals do not appear to follow the party lines – at least on the surface. But a closer look at the history of political scandal reveals something completely different.

In their new book, DONKEY CONS: Sex, Crime, and Corruption in the Democratic Party veteran reporters Lynne Vincent and Robert Stacey McCain, discover that the truth lies in the history.

From bribery and kickbacks to sex scandals, espionage, terrorism, and rape, DONKEY CONS chronicles, for the first time, the panorama of Democratic crime and corruption. Vincent and McCain have generated a truly impressive retrospective compilation of incidents and scandal that clearly demonstrates the breadth of the problem and leaves the reader wondering what comes next..............
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Thursday, March 30, 2006


Our Newest Op Ed

Murder By Dearth (Professor Plum in the Library w/o a Clue)
- By R.A. Hawkins

The Toronto Star had an interesting article on how to spot a conservative baby. It was about a study performed at UC Berkeley regarding how children turned out many years later. It involved a group of about 95 children from the ages of 3 to 4 years old in the 60's. The conclusions were that the whiney children grew up to be conservatives and the bold and curious children grew up to be liberals. It would come as no surprise to the reader that the person who performed this research turned out to be a liberal. What other kind of a conclusion would a liberal come to?

There have been all kinds of studies over the years and quite often the results are as questionable as the people that perform them. The professor who performed this study pointed out that Berkeley certainly doesn't represent the rest of the country. He also said that whiney kids look for the reassurance they get from rigid conservative thinking and liberals are more freethinking and secure. Having read the article I concluded that the professor should have been more cautious about whose sugar cubes he put in his tea or coffee. They may have been laced with something just like some of those boys in that study that grew up to be so secure they came screaming out of the closet.

But I think the study points to something deeper than just that, not that I buy into anything he had to say. I mean really, the kids that were whiners were surrounded by liberals, and they probably got tired of the self-assured bullies that took their milk money from them. They should try doing that study where there are more normal people. I don't blame the kids for being upset all of the time......................
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Wednesday, March 29, 2006


Time's Michael Ware-- What's Wrong With The Media On Iraq

Recently on his nationally syndicated radio talk show, Hugh Hewitt interviewed Time Magazine's Baghdad Bureau chief, Michael Ware --intrepid Iraq reporter, unquestionably brave -- and the result was indicative of an utter lack of support for western moral codes on the part of the media.

I can't say that Ware himself is an amoral reporter filled with anti-western sentiment, because that just is not true. But his working philosophy, while not directly hostile, reveals an utter lack of concern for what is good and right, what is moral and what is amoral.

He shows several disturbing tendencies that are repeated many times over in today’s media the worst of which is an obscene deference for the terrorists that undermines the Global War on Terror. For instance, he said to Hewitt, "... the insurgent groups study very closely everything that we hear, say and write. And given that we're within their grasp, one always must be diplomatic."

Now, I can certainly understand why it would be necessary to be "diplomatic" when talking about the terrorists and their goals and actions if you want to remain their friend. But, why would one wish to assure friendship with such evil?

Now, I am not necessarily saying Ware wants to be friendly with terrorists (though I cannot say that about some of his colleagues) but that his position of being easy on the terrorists in his reporting not only tends to embolden them, but reveals a reporter walking on eggs with evil instead of one calling a spade a spade. How can we be sure that Ware and others are telling us the whole truth if they feel they must be so delicate with the terrorist’s feelings?

Ware also revealed a certain lack of understanding about WWII in his interview with Hewitt that might tend to show his unfamiliarity with "good" and "right" in past eras in contrast to today's conflict.

He seemed not to know that Hitler was full of misdirection about his end plans and goals in the days prior to all out warfare, for one thing.

"... Plus, there was also a very great understanding about the nature of German expansionism, and German nationalism. Hitler had very much outlined his intentions for a decade before the war. So I don't think there was any great mystery there. There was no great unknown to the extent that there is here, that people just don't know what this war is really about."

This answer misses the truth as Ware had it exactly backwards. Ware seems not to understand that Germany had done its level best toward subterfuge about its intentions for the decades prior to the war. Even in hindsight, it is often hard to connect the dots to see the efficacy for war and it was just as hard for many 1940's Americans to understand what their war was really about as it is for many today. In fact, many in the USA then were against the war when it started and had every kind of reason not to go "over there".

Henry Ford, premier American industrialist, was one of the loudest voices against the USA joining the allies. And he was not the only well known American to advocate against the war. So, contrary to what Ware seems to think, war was not an easy and obvious choice on the eve of the USA's entrance into WWII.

By contrast, Al Qaeida has repeatedly made quite plain their end game. It is far easier to discern the end game for radical Islam today than it was to discern what Hitler's goals were in the late 1930s and early 40s. So, a choice for war today is a decision that is easier to arrive at than it was for America of pre-WWII days.

He also seemed to imagine that this particular war is so different in that "propaganda" is a preeminent aspect of its conduct. This shows quite a lack of historical perspective. There are very few wars that one can think of that did not have a large amount of propaganda as an aspect of it.

"This is a propaganda war. This war, as, you know, insurgents said way back in 2003, isn't going to be won on the battlefield. It's going to be won on the airwaves. It turns out it's going to be won or lost on the internet. So these things become critically important."

Such as it is that is true. But, that being the case then his offering the terrorists platforms to spread their propaganda tends to offer them succor instead of defeat. And this is the problem the media has in this conflict. They seem to think that "fairly" reporting both sides, like one might the facts about a case of embezzlement back home, will end this war. Choosing sides is for others, they think. So, they report on evil, without outrage, in their efforts to be even-handed and to avoid looking like they are choosing sides. But this tends to normalize such evil, making it seem simply factual instead of just plain wrong. It is also in stark contrast to even Time magazine's actions during WWII -- the very publication that Ware now works for. They were at the forefront of those forces in the USA trying to win the war against Hitler and "Tojo" with their reporting. A sentiment that is sadly missing today.

Then, when they DO finally choose a side, it is always one that tends to disdain our own people and actions. Why we just need to understand the terrorists, they say. They are just misunderstood, and it's probably our fault anyway.

Ware also seemed not to know much about Saddam's reign of terror previous to the invasion, as well.

"... we've let a horrific genie out of the bottle, where 50 or 60 people are showing up dead every morning from an undeclared civil war that even the American ambassador now acknowledges is killing more people than the insurgency. Now that's something that was not here before, yet is here now."

No, Saddam was killing even more than that "every morning", only he had the rather sickening sense to keep it all hidden behind the walls of his hundreds of specially built torture chambers. Only Iraqis then had no freedom or opportunity to work toward stopping Saddam's murderous actions. Thanks to the US invasion, they DO have that ability to end the killers' horrible work today.

Lastly, I was a bit befuddled by this story Ware recounted:

" I witnessed an event that the Pentagon subsequently asked me to write about as a witness, which is now a matter for the Congressional Medal of Honor nomination. And I am mentioned in that citation. "

This story that he knew a guy who is getting a medal seemed boastful and pointless. I have no idea what this bit was all about but it seemed to reveal a certain revelry in his being close to battle that makes one wonder if the thrill of battle is more important to him than even getting the story? This would tend to explain why the morality of the situation is not central to his work as the thrill is the preeminent goal, not the reporting. And thrill seeking is not a very noble factor to reporting a war, I'd say... though I cannot say in this Ware is alone. One has but to remember Ambrose Bierce in the Spanish American war or even Churchill in his dashing younger days during the Boer War to remember that one.

In any case, the result of this interview revealed as much about the strange and disturbing propensities of the news media in this conflict as it did Michael Ware himself.

-Warner Todd Huston

Our Newest Op Ed

The Patriotic Voice
- By Greg Stewart

Talk radio, earlier this month, locally and nationally, had been in an uproar for a couple weeks, because of one teacher and one student: Jay Bennish and Sean Allen, the emotions of which had run high to highest vitriol and to the lowest of the bigoted haters.

The controversy spewed through over the air waves on whether the teacher had the right to "banshee" an overtly bias political opinion to the "young" impressionable minds (they are high school students). In other words, when Jay Bennish, the teacher, in a seemingly endless a tirade, in his high school geography, although, there is a question whether or not, if it was an advanced placement, or a simple elective high school curriculum course, have the right to use free speech. At any rate, the young idealistic teacher skewered the United States foreign policy, past and present, and likened George W. Bush, with over used Adolph Hitler comparison. His tirade began, in which some say, due to the prompting of his student Sean Allen, while the class writing down definitions from the blackboard.

This all began, when the topic of the State of the Union address came up. In the middle of his "instruction" trying to "illustrate" the folly of the United States government foreign policy error, he became animated, or at least his voice on the MP3 recording did..............
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Tuesday, March 28, 2006


Casper Weinberger dies at 88

AP Reports on the Death of Kap Weinberger

Caspar W. Weinberger, who served in the Cabinets of Richard Nixon and Ronald Reagan and was central figure in the Iran-Contra scandal, died Tuesday at 88.

Weinberger had been hospitalized for about a week with a high fever and pneumonia brought on by old age, according to his son, Caspar Weinberger Jr. Weinberger's wife of 63 years, Jane, was by his side when he died, the son said.

"He gave everything to his country, to public office and to his family," Caspar Weinberger Jr. said.

As Richard Nixon's budget director, Weinberger was such a zealous economizer he earned the nickname "Cap the Knife" for his efforts to slash government spending, largely by cutting or curtailing many of President Lyndon Johnson's Great Society social programs.

Later, he became the consummate Cold Warrior as Ronald Reagan's secretary of defense and presided over $2 trillion in military spending - the biggest peacetime increase in U.S. history.
Weinberger was NOT a big fan of the ner-do-wells in the press and for that he will always be one of my favorite Reaganites. They called him "Kap the knife" for his efforts to cut Lyndon Johnson's Great society nonsense, too. He was a solid conservative and will be missed.

Ending Earmarks--Changing The Way Congress Spends YOUR Money

Americans For Prosperity begins a new effort to highlight the ills of earmarking

Huge news on the earmarks front from the Americans for Prosperity Foundation:

Tomorrow we’re going to announce the kickoff of a nationwide bus tour that will turn up the grassroots heat in support of true earmark reform and spending restraint. And we want you to help us plan our tour!

Dubbed the “Ending Earmarks Express,” we’re going to roll out of Washington, DC, onApril 7 and visit the sites of some of the nation’s most egregious and wasteful earmarks. Our inaugural swing in early April is largely scheduled, but we're planning to crisscross the nation until Congress passes real earmark reform. That’s where you come in.

For an update on their first stops Go Here
It is a tough sell. "Earmarks" isn't the easily understood catchphrase that can rally people who aren't fully aware of how Congress appropriates money for pork and pet projects. But, this is a battle that must be won to begin to lower Federal spending.

Raising taxes is not the solution and we have pretty successfully driven that debate home for most Americans. But, keeping taxes low is only half the solution. The other half is to stop Congressional spending, and it is the harder half, too.

I hope everyone keeps their eye on this effort by American For Prosperity. Get the word out Bloggers. Let's cut the Federal budget.

-Warner Todd Huston

Our Newest Op Ed

Candy from a baby
- By David Tatosian

Like the racialist, the pandering multiculturalist, the homosexual hungry for converts and the shrill emptiness of feminism, the Mexican illegal aliens launched their depraved offensive against this nation upon our most vulnerable members; children.

Where once high school and college students (and drop outs) could bus tables, scrub pots, flip burgers, move furniture or man a shovel, Mexican illegal aliens now fester.

When those young people pointed that fact out, their parents described the violence, hatred, ignorance and corruption that is, and has always been, the way of life in Mexico.

Perhaps they said these illegal aliens are to be pitied, for theirs is a hard and brutish life.
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Our Newest Op Ed

Peace Activists Benefit From Military Action
- By Frederick Meekins

Three Christian peace activists held by Iraqi insurgents have been rescued by U.S. and British military forces.

Though the story makes clear that the hostages were freed without firing a shot, I don't imagine the soldiers went into a potentially hostile environment unprepared or unprotected.

And that brings us to an interesting point.

If it is the position of these peace activists that it is an abomination before the eyes of God to even have a military or that it is wrong to use force to overcome evil in all instances, shouldn't these prisoners have been willing to remain in the custody of their captors, who are themselves merely adherents of the "religion of peace" responding to the aggression of decadent Western powers, until social workers or other do-gooder types arrived on the scene to negotiate their release through rational persuasion alone?

As with others disposed towards such idealistic nonsense, the inability to defend oneself is an ethical demand to be imposed on everyone else rather than upon those in the vanguard of the revolutionary consciousness.

Opposing specific military actions is one thing. Disavowing the right to fight all together is something else entirely.

These peace activists, refusing to realize the inherent evil of the terrorist enemy, only have themselves to blame for their frightening ordeal. They should merely thank the Lord that someone would come to their rescue with guns blazing had the need arisen.

Copyright 2005 by Frederick Meekins

Monday, March 27, 2006


Reagan Adviser Lyn Nofziger Dies at 81

WASHINGTON -- Franklyn "Lyn" Nofziger, the rumpled and irreverent conservative who served Ronald Reagan as press secretary and political adviser, died of cancer Monday. He was 81.

Nofziger died at his home in Falls Church, Va., said Eldin Girdner, a family friend.

Former first lady Nancy Reagan said in a statement Monday: "I was deeply saddened this afternoon when I heard of Lyn Nofziger's death. Lyn was with us from the gubernatorial campaign in 1965 through the early White House days, and Ronnie valued his advice _ and good humor _ as much as anyone's. I spoke with him just days ago and even though he knew the end was near, Lyn was hopeful and still in good spirits."

Nofziger, who joined Reagan's ranks early in the political career of the actor-turned-politician, headed the White House political office during the first year of the Reagan presidency and then quit to form a political consulting and lobbying firm.

"He was a great big garrulous guy who was very serious about his politics and very serious about Ronald Reagan," Michael Deaver, Reagan's deputy chief of staff, said Monday. "He was sort of the keeper of the flame."

Washington Post Source
This is a sad occasion. We are losing the Reagan Revolution era names. Do we have the right people to replace them? Let us hope that we do have people as able and honorable as Lyn Nofziger.

RIP, Mr. Nofziger.

FEC Will NOT Regulate Bloggers! A Win for the Good Guys!

The Federal Election Commission decided Monday that the nation's new campaign finance law will not apply to most political activity on the Internet.

In a 6-0 vote, the commission decided to regulate only paid political ads placed on another person's Web site.

The decision means that bloggers and online publications will not be covered by provisions of the new election law. Internet bloggers and individuals will therefore be able to use the Internet to attack or support federal candidates without running afoul of campaign spending and contribution limits.

"It's a win, win, win," Commissioner Ellen L. Weintraub said, adding that the rule would satisfy concerns of campaigns, individuals and the Internet community about whether the campaign finance law applies to Internet political activity.

"The law was never intended to regulate private citizen communication on the Internet," said Commission Vice Chairman Robert D. Lenhard. "I believe that we have achieved that goal today."

Commissioners said the new rule also specifically changes several other FEC regulations to make it clear that Internet activity, such as blogging, e-mail communications and online publications, is not covered by the campaign law.

For example, the rule says individuals can use union or corporate computers or other electronic devices for political activity, as long they do it on their own time and are not coerced to engage in such activity by the union or corporation.

Bloggers would be entitled to the same exemption from the campaign finance law that newspapers and other traditional forms of media receive.

"There will be no second class citizens among members of the media," Toner said.

AAP Report source
Well, this is a victory for bloggers and grass roots activists. but we are still saddled with the henious McCain-Feingold bill that stifles free political speech.

But this victory we can take happily!

Our Newest Op Ed

Hillary's Hospitality Toward Illegal Aliens
- By Chuck Busch

I don't see how in heaven's name that Hillary Clinton can believe that any thinking individual would take her political positions seriously, even though she is a U.S. Senator and a presidential aspirant. Sorry for introducing religion into the determination of government policy, once considered taboo by the liberal establishment, but that's exactly what Hillary has done in regards to the immigration reform bill now being debated in the Senate.

In a recent statement, Hillary Clinton ventured out into some very unfamiliar territory when she cited biblical principles in objecting to a measure that would increase the crime for illegal entry from a civil offense to a felony. Sounding as sanctimonious as any bible-thumping "fundie" televangelist, Hillary had this to say against Congress's first sincere attempt in years to control the illegal alien catastrophe, "It is certainly not in keeping with my understanding of the Scriptures because this bill would literally criminalize the Good Samaritan and probably even Jesus himself." She also said that under this law, she would also be considered a felon, which is something that many who have observed her sordid political rise have already given much thought to.

Her comments are actually a take off from a position held by Catholic bishop Roger Cardinal Mahony of Los Angeles and other liberal religious groups. It is in the cardinal's mistaken judgment that the new bill will make "providing humanitarian assistance" to an illegal would be a crime. The law merely is a clarification of existing law that makes it illegal to "assist" an alien to "remain in the United States" and is specifically aimed at "coyotes" or human smugglers, not food kitchens or homeless shelters............
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Our Newest Op Ed

Fair Elections, Philly Style
- By Justin Darr

Living in the Philadelphia area for a decade has taught me a thing or two about what "Philly Style" actually means. For example, in a "Philly style cheesesteak" the cheese is not cheese, but "Cheese Whiz," the steak is not steak, but shredded beef, and if "Philly" appears anywhere in the name, it is not a "Philly cheesesteak." A submarine or hero sandwich is either a hoagie or a grinder, unless it has pickles, then it is from "Subway." Scrapple, pork rolls, and pepper pot soup all taste great as long as you do not know what goes them. Pretzels are not pretzels unless they come all stuck together in a big slab from a street vendor smothered in yellow mustard. A lunch cake is a "Tastycake," even if it happens to be a "Twinkie." And, I am still trying to figure out what the difference between a cinnamon roll and a sticky bun is.

As you can see, living in Philadelphia is not as simple as you might think. But, the general rule of thumb is if something says "Philly Style," then it is probably something a little bit different than what you think it is.

Unfortunately, this rule does not apply just to Philadelphia cuisine, but its general elections as well................
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Sunday, March 26, 2006


Our Newest Op Ed

Watch Your Wallet--Congress is on Another Spending Binge
- By Nathan tabor

If you grew up in America, chances are, at some time in your youth, your parents handed you a few dollars along with the message, "This is your allowance." You learned quickly that your allowance could disappear in a hurry if you a.) raided the local drug store for candy; b.) persisted in acting up at school; or c.) decided to talk back to your father at an especially inopportune moment.

As you grew older, you probably learned that you could buy something a great deal more valuable than candy if you simply saved your money. You knew it would take several months' worth of allowance in order to buy that bike that you had your eye on.

However, this week, I have to wonder if the members of Congress grew up in America--because they simply have no conception of what it means to have an allowance. The U.S. Senate has now voted to allow our national debt to skyrocket to nearly nine TRILLION dollars. What does that nine trillion translate into? It's actually $30,000 for every man, woman, and child in the U.S. Just think about how many bikes your kid could buy with $30,000.............
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Our Newest Op Ed

In the Shadow of Evil Taking America for All it's Worth
- Resa LaRu Kirkland

Apparently America doesn't care about Suicide. It's just another yawn moment in the ongoing onslaught against the land of the used-to-be-free. I am at a loss as to what to do to wake this comatose giant and get his bloated butt on the front lines to fight for himself. Since I'm not the type who can quit, I'm trying yet again.

Pay attention.

I have one of the witnesses close to this ongoing WARCHICK team investigation down in Phoenix who agreed to talk to me on condition of anonymity. You'll see why he must remain anonymous as you read, and why we must restore our vigilance and our precious country. For his safety, I will refer to him only as "T." This conversation took place February 9, 2006. The verbiage can get a little blue, but I thought it more important to be as exact as possible rather than glossy...........
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Our Newest Op Ed

For leftists, junk science 'R us
- By Michael M. Bates

Blogosphere liberals were chuckling to themselves this week. I don't begrudge them that. It's a refreshing change of pace from talking to themselves.

The source of their amusement was Sunday's article in the Toronto Star titled, "How to spot a baby conservative." The story centered on a study conducted by University of California at Berkeley professor Jack Block that tracked 95 people from their days as nursery school students to adulthood.

According to the article, "The whiny kids tended to grow up conservative, and turned into rigid young adults who hewed closely to traditional gender roles and were uncomfortable with ambiguity."

By contrast, "The confident kids turned out liberal and were still hanging loose, turning into bright, non-conforming adults with wide interests."........................
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Saturday, March 25, 2006


Our Newest Op Ed

What DO We Do About All Those Illegals? Remember the Alamo!
- By Warner Todd Huston

In much of Europe when Muslims immigrate they rarely become "European" citizens, but stay Muslims who just happened to come to Europe. This isn't just a cultural bias of the Muslims who would rather congregate amongst those of their own "kind", either -- though that certainly has something to do with it. It is also one often forced upon them in varying degrees by the laws and customs of the different countries to which they immigrate.

In fact, in many European countries one is not necessarily considered a citizen even if born there. This means that many Muslims who were born in Denmark, for instance, can still be considered "immigrants" after two and three generations.

This is one of the contributing reasons that Muslims in Europe do not integrate into European society and end up isolated in blocks of poor, angry, disenfranchised communities ripe for exploitation by radical Islamists. And it is taking its toll on Europe as we speak.

In the USA, it is estimated that between 7 and 12 million illegal immigrants have entered the USA, the large bulk of them from Mexico. We all know this is a problem. Even Mexican citizens who have officially become naturalized US citizens agree that it is out of control..........................

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Friday, March 24, 2006


Conservative Writer- A Plagiarist?

Editor and Publisher has gotten to the bottom of this deal with the Washington Post's new conservative blog, Red state America. (See story here)

Several Conservative bloggers and writers have called for the post to drop the Red State America blog writer, Ben Domenech, because an extensive search of has past work has revealed that he has plagiarized the work of many writers, including their work in his as if he himself wrote the words lifted.

Here is where the New Media world can come to the service of all, whether you are a leftist or a conservative. It seems that lefty bloggers were behind the search of Mr. Domenech's work. It is they who discovered definitive proof that he stole the work of other writers and used them without attribute.

So, kudos to those lefty bloggers. We don't need people who have to lift other's work to represent us in the world. There are PLENTY of others, able to write and able to express their own ideas.

The Washington Post should get rid of Domenech and get someone who is untainted by plagiarism.

-Warner Todd Huston

Our Newest Op Ed

Stopping and Reversing the Tide of Illegal Immigration
- By Chuck Busch

Just as hurricane floods inundated the Gulf region, a tidal wave of humanity streaming unrestrained into the southwestern US and beyond has overwhelmed the local community's resources for hospitalization, welfare, education, employment, housing and law enforcement creating a national immigration catastrophe. The complications caused by illegal immigration are ever expanding with profound ramifications for the future of our culture, but in simple terms if the government does not stop and reverse the tide of immigrants flooding into this country, our twelve million illegal alien problem will double within just a few years.

Before the country can effectively resolve the illegal alien dilemma, we must address the central weakness of the immigration system, which is our open borders. Increasing the number of Border Guards and erecting sections of fence in high traffic areas as proposed by Senator Majority Leader Bill Frist will definitely help to stem the flow of people trying to sneak into this country. However, even these measures are not completely satisfactory because they will take time to implement and may not be fully adequate............
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New Media Alliance Op Eds...

The Wrath of God
by Thomas E. Brewton

We Shall Underwhelm
by Thomas Lindaman

Democrats Still Bent on Destroying Country
by Sher Zieve

America In The Hands Of Angry Democrats
by Christopher Adamo

Sen. Reid's Political Props: Soldiers, Police, Firefighters and Flags
by Jim Kouri, CPP

Saddam General: Newsweek Translation of Saddam Tapes Wrong
by Jim Kouri, CPP

Thursday, March 23, 2006


Christian Peace Activists Rescued in Iraq

Coalition forces (led by British forces) rescued three Christian "peace" activists who were grabbed up by radical Islamists in Iraq last year. There was happiness and hugs from their supporters, but there is no indication if the military personnel were thanked for the rescue efforts.

This story is important on several levels, the least of which is the rescue of these supposed peace activists. In fact, this story makes the points these foolish people went to Iraq to protest absurd in light of all that happened.

For one thing, these people are protesting the Iraqis held in detention by coalition forces, bleating for their instant release. Yet, if it weren't for at least one Iraqi being held and questioned these peace activists would not have been found in the first place.

"Aided by a tip from an Iraqi prisoner, a British-led military operation Thursday rescued three Western peace activists", said the L.A. Times about the rescue effort.

It is clear that without detaining suspected terrorists and their facilitators and collaborators we would not be practicing a sensible defense for our troops and cause. One would imagine that these people would rather see US troops without the ability to interdict danger to themselves and their charges; the Iraqi people.

Of course, the instant they were released they all stampeded to the cameras with their organization giving a press release that said, in part:

"We believe that the illegal occupation of Iraq by Multinational Forces is the root cause of the insecurity which led to this kidnapping and so much pain and suffering in Iraq. The occupation must end.

What a load! No, folks, the reason they were kidnapped is because they were foolish enough to jump into the lion's den wearing a meat overcoat. One wonders if they fully intended to get kidnapped to highlight their claims.

“We pray that Christians throughout the world will, in the same spirit, call for justice and for respect for the human rights of the thousands of Iraqis who are being detained illegally by the U.S. and British forces occupying Iraq.

I find this line of nonsense rather sickening when it is realized that these same people, so "caring", so "compassionate", were no where to be seen as Saddam was torturing, murdering and raping his way through Persia in the decades previous to our liberating Iraq from his terrors. Where were they calling for the "human rights" for Iraqis then? Where were they visiting Iraq calling attention to the Saddam's crimes?

Columnist, Mark Steyn, calculated that since we liberated Iraq, "there's a net gain of more than 100,000 civilians alive today who would have been shoveled into unmarked graves had Ba'athist rule continued." Looks to me like George Bush is more the humanitarian than these foolhardy "peace" activists.

When ever I hear of a thrill seeker who gets caught in an avalanche or sudden storm on an inaccessible mountain being rescued by the local police or mountain rescue forces, I cannot find much heart to be glad for the thrill seeker's good fortune. That thrill seeker, too, jumped into the Lion's den wearing a meat overcoat. He knew what could happen. It seems to me that the thrill seeker got what he should have expected would happen and should have been prepared to suffer the consequences of his actions. And the great amount of time, money and resources dedicated to finding this goof-ball in the middle of the wilderness is not well spent.

Now, in the middle of a war, in the middle of major efforts to re-build, and re-create a new nation from the ashes of Saddam's torture chambers, we had military forces wasting their time, money and resources finding this "peace" activists in Iraq. When their efforts would have been better spent helping Iraqis make their nation anew.

I am happy that these "peace" activists didn't lose their lives. No one interested in peace should lose their lives solely because they want peace. But people wearing meat overcoats should avoid the Lion's den.

-By Warner Todd Huston

Our Newest Op Ed

The Idiots and The Oddity (Liberals, Greek Action and History)
- By R.A. Hawkins

If liberals and pseudo-cons had written 'The Iliad' it would have gone like this: "Helen shacked up with Paris in his crib and Paris died." If they had written 'The Odyssey' it would have gone like this: "Homer kept running into other women and he got lost. His wife was worried. He got home, but it was sort of an accident." Anybody with a lick of sense knows there's a lot more to these two stories than that, and so it is also true with history, both recent and ancient. But demagogues don't have much use for the details. They are far more interested in extorting terror from the minds of the masses that don't know any better.

A good example of the difference between the left and the right can be found in the deafening silence surrounding the death of Milosevic. I ran across a great commentary on that where the writer was comparing European prisons to 'Club Guantanamo'. In the four years that Guantanamo has been operating as a holding camp there hasn't been a single death there. But that doesn't matter one bit to the demagogues. They are still carping about the horrors and the cruelty of Guantanamo. I haven't heard a peep out of the peeps on the left regarding the death of Milosevic. That's because they hate him. .....................
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Wednesday, March 22, 2006


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Stimulus and Response
- By Rudy Takala

In the midst of the Republican Party's highly publicized denials of an internal crisis, the reasons for their predicament have been lost. The debate, rather than centering on what happened and what is to be done, has become a public relations campaign of who's going to win the next election.

The situation could still have a favorable outcome – if the establishment elite begin to truthfully acknowledge what's wrong and how to fix it, rather than trying to manipulate voters through contrived imagery and denial.

The problem is based upon two flaws that are becoming dangerously fundamental to the structure of the party. The first is elitism – too many of the party's top officials don't care about adhering to the wishes of their constituents. They simply want to increase their own power and prestige. Rather than seeking "citizen legislators," they'd prefer to run the party themselves. They've established a seamless system of bureaucracies and committees, over which they have full control............
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Thought Police on the Internet?
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Tuesday, March 21, 2006


Our Newest Op Ed

Galactica Finale A Portent Of Things To Come In Light Of Port Developments
- By Frederick Meekins

In the season finale of Battlestar Galactica, the Cylons sent an emissary in the form of a religious minister genetically engineered to look human appeared (that in and of itself an apt metaphor for many of today's churches) to the Galactica crew claiming the annihilation of the colonies of man had been a mistake and that from that point forward this cybernetic society of robots, cyborgs, and clones would no longer harass, to use Lorne Greene's words from the original series, "the ragtag, fugitive fleet".

In light of this development, the newly elected president, Gaius Baltar --- himself a Cylon puppet seduced by the enemy's lusty fembot --- decided to settle upon a habitable planet. An entire year elapses and it seems the Cylons have proven good on their word; however, one day from out of no where the Cylon fleet appears out of hyperspace.

Since the colonials have largely demilitarized, the Battlestars Galactica and Pegasus are forced to jump away through hyperspace with the remainder of the fleet in order to avoid detection. The episode ends with Baltar surrendering to the Cylon delegation and the metal soldiers with the pulsating red eyes marching through the struggling human settlement.

Those breathing a sigh of relief over the United Arab Emirates seeming to relinquish their claims to a number of America’s most sensitive ports would do well to watch this hauntingly prescient scene.............
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Monday, March 20, 2006


Our Newest Op Ed

Partito Nostro: Doing Business with the Clinton Syndicate
- By Justin Darr

In the final years of the Clinton Presidency, Hollywood producer and entrepreneur, Peter Paul, attempted to recruit outgoing President Bill Clinton to take a seat on the Board of Directors of Stan Lee Media, the innovative on-line animation company Paul co-founded in 1999.

Paul's motives were simple. He wanted to "...hire an ex-President to promote a company that inspired and motivated adolescents." To accomplish this, Paul organized an offer to Clinton of $17 million in cash, stock, and donations to the Clinton Library. Well worth the price when you consider the notoriety and prestige Stan Lee Media would have gained if Clinton joined the company.

However, what Peter Paul got was a guided tour of the putrid underbelly of Clintonian politics. A place where the powerful openly manipulate our justice and political systems for their own personal gain, conspire to destroy anyone who stands in their way. They systematically ignore the laws, and standards of morality and common decency that apply to the rest of us. Peter Paul discovered the hard way that there are two systems of justice in America: One for the Clintons, and another for the rest of us...............
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Sunday, March 19, 2006


A Response To Lee Newcom - Illinois GOP Politics

Lee Newcom has written a public letter asking Ron Gidwitz to withdraw from the race for Governor of Illinois. You can see his letter HERE.

Unfortunately, Mr. Newcom seems to fall far short of understanding much of what he is talking about. Here is my examination of Mr. Newcom's request:

Mr. Newcom,

You have a major problem with your concept of asking conservative candidate Ron Gidwitz to drop out of the race for the GOP nomination for Illinois Governor. I take that back, you have several. I will list them a point at a time.

1- You say Gidwitz should drop out and announce support for either Brady or Oberweis. As to Brady, he has no chance whatsoever. His poll numbers constantly place him in the back of the pack. So Gidwitz dropping to back Brady would be foolish. If anything, Brady should be dropping out to support Gidwitz!

2- Oberweis is probably the worst candidate I have ever seen. He has never been elected to anything and it seems his only qualification, as far as he is concerned, is that he has a lot of money and somehow deserves to be elected to something... ANYTHING! He is a perennial candidate constantly on the look-out for his next "issue".

Furthermore, Oberweis has announced that he went to the other two (Brady and Gidwitz) and asked them to draw straws to see who would stay and who would drop out to face Topikna. This reveals a man who doesn't know the slightest thing about politics. He obviously thinks a silly game of chance would be an acceptable means of determining the future of Illinois politics. If he truly wanted to work something out with his two opponents, a back room deal is how such a thing would be done, NOT a silly public offering of a game to solve the issue. But, in truth, Oberweis has nothing to offer either of his opponents. Oberweis hasn't a clue and would be able to do nothing as Governor as he has no political pull with anyone and no organization past his own campaign committee.

And with that said...

3- If Gidwitz were to endorse Oberweis, it would be expected that any "influence" that you imagine Gidwitz would have with that endorsement would make no impact as a result of Oberweis' probable assumption that he really doesn't owe anyone a thing. Oberweis has an utter lack of understanding the political process.

4- I quote you... "Even though I support one of those two candidates, I see the need for your leadership now because my candidate and the other conservative are going to lose to Topinka"

So, you think that Judy isn't conservative enough. OK. I agree with you. However, she is the obvious front runner regardless. So, you are letting your support of one of those other two candidates get in the way of the sense you feel you are making by asking Gidwitz to bow out. If you were really more interested in Illinois GOP Party politics you would be asking all three candidates to bow out and force Topinka to bow to their influence. Having half a loaf with Topinka would be better than no loaf at all by backing Brady or Oberweis! But sensible Party politics is not your goal. A power play that would support your favorite candidate is your agenda, however.

I do agree that we conservatives are in the worst situation in this state and we do need to get together as a block instead of diffusing our influence so far and wide. But your prescription for a cure just does not fit the illness, unfortunately.

Now, I have to admit I am a Gidwitz supporter, so you might dismiss my critique on that level alone. But the fact remains that we conservatives have looked like squabbling children for so long that I cannot imagine why anyone would listen to us in the first place! What would cure our Conservative blues (Bad blue state pun, sorry) is to create a grassroots conservative organization with the sense to coalesce behind one representative, a man who could parlay that support into action.

Could be Brady. Could be Gidwitz. But whomever it is it won't help to serve us for this gubernatorial cycle.
-Warner Todd Huston


Dr. Condoleezza Rice for Vice President!
- By Warner Todd Huston

Dr. Condoleezza Rice has said numerous times that she does not wish to run for high office after her job in President Bush's Cabinet ends. Still many are urging her to run for President in 2008. It is certainly sensible of this highly intelligent and driven woman to realize that it might seem imprudent to run for the office of the President of the United States of America, the most powerful position in the free world, having never been elected to office previously.

While it may be a sensible thing for Dr. Condoleezza Rice not to run for the highest office in the land as her first entry into elective office, and she may certainly be praised for her prudence, we pray that her days of service to this country will not be over just because President Bush's term is up.

With that in mind, I would like to join the chorus of voices on the right who are urging Dr. Rice to announce her candidacy for Vice President in 2008.

No one is a more qualified person than she to run for the office of Vice President, and perhaps after that, President. We could do no better than to have this able and supremely qualified woman in such a position of prominence and importance.

With that in mind, I present her official bio to help show her ample qualifications.

Dr. Condoleezza Rice became the Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs, commonly referred to as the National Security Advisor, on January 22, 2001.

In June 1999, she completed a six year tenure as Stanford University 's Provost, during which she was the institution's chief budget and academic officer. As Provost she was responsible for a $1.5 billion annual budget and the academic program involving 1,400 faculty members and 14,000 students.

As professor of political science, Dr. Rice has been on the Stanford faculty since 1981 and has won two of the highest teaching honors -- the 1984 Walter J. Gores Award for Excellence in Teaching and the 1993 School of Humanities and Sciences Dean's Award for Distinguished Teaching.

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Our Newest Op Ed

The Sad State of American Education
- By Nathan tabor

Each election year, you'll find a candidate who says we desperately need to pour more money into our public schools. Ignoring the property tax burdens on senior citizens, the candidate will say that taxpayers need to be prepared to spend more on education--even if it entails incredible sacrifice.

There is little doubt that education can be a sound investment. But I have to wonder what schools are using all that tax money for, given the results of a new study by the McCormick Tribune Freedom Museum.

The survey showed many things, but here is the most startling fact of them all: Americans know more about the TV cartoon known as "The Simpsons" than they do about the First Amendment. I suppose that, in an age where trivia is king, this should not be all that surprising. However, it should provoke some serious soul-searching among public officials, teachers, and parents. ............
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Saturday, March 18, 2006


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Our Newest Op Ed

"Actor", Richard Belzer, Says U.S. Troops Uneducated
- By Warner Todd Huston

On March 17th's episode of Real Time with Bill Maher on HBO, actor and comedian Richard Belzer claimed he is more educated about the war in Iraq than our troops who have been there. And claiming that our troops don't really know anything about the war in Iraq was not the only insult Belzer cast at the troops. (See Newsbusters.org)

"You think everyone over there is a college graduate? They're 19 and 20-year-old kids who couldn't get a job", he said disparaging the troops, to Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R Fla) on Maher's show.

In a condescending way, Belzer claimed he was much more informed than any US soldier because they don't read "twenty newspapers a day" like he apparently claims to do.

He told Representative Ros-Lehtinen that her step-son, currently serving in Iraq, isn't a "brilliant scholar about the war because he's there.".........................

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This Year's Most Important Congressional Primary
- By Hans Zeiger

The most important Congressional primary election this year takes place in Michigan's Seventh District. There a liberal represents one of the most conservative regions in the country. The liberal Congressman calls himself a Republican, in a place where words still mean something. His name is Joe Schwarz.

The first time I saw Joe Schwarz was in a six-way Congressional debate at Hillsdale College. Republicans in the district made the mistake in 2004 of tolerating five generally qualified conservatives to run up against Mr. Schwarz and each other in the primary election. At the debate, Schwarz defended his pro-abortion position and his endorsement of universal health care. Those positions don't resonate with the people of Michigan's Seventh District. So the five conservatives pulled in 72 percent among themselves, handing victory to Mr. Schwarz with only 28 percent.

Needless to say, Joe Schwarz has been a disappointment.
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Friday, March 17, 2006


The House Of Representatives In D.C., Hopelessly Corrupt

Now here is the problem

John Campbell (R., Calif) has said that he has gotten 63 requests for him to add earmarks into bills in the House so far this legislative session. (Earmarks are spending appropriations added to bills that are unconnected with the spending requests being added. Earmarks are not reviewable by Congress and when added to a bill, it is not necessarily obvious that it is there, nor can Congressmen who has added an earmark be revealed or debated.)

In an appearance on the Hugh Hewitt radio show (March 16th), Mr. Campbell said that the totals of these earmarks would number in the hundreds of millions of dollars. Mr. Campbell didn't mention if he actually acceded to any of the requests, interestingly enough, but he did tell the story as if he did not do so.

OK, well he is a Congressman, after all. So, this shouldn't be too surprising, you might say. But here is the thing. Campbell only took his seat in Congress last December, less than 4 months ago, as a result of a December special election to replace Representative Chris Cox who resigned to become Chairman of the SEC.

Now, if Campbell, currently the most junior member of the House of Reps (as Hewitt teasingly notes), can be hit up for so many earmarks in so short an amount of time, how many such requests does the average Congressman get on a yearly basis?

The number must stagger the mind.

And, if these politicians are so continually confronted with such requests and the greasing of palms that accompanies them, shouldn't we expect many of these politicians to eventually break down and slip such spending secretly into bills more and more as their career rolls on?

Human nature would say a resounding YES to be the answer to that query.

And this is the problem. The earmarking tradition is conducive to one thing and one thing only; a wild, continuing growth in Federal spending.

We need to stop earmarking NOW.
-Warner Todd Huston

Our Newest Op Ed

Sudafed Deemed A Threat To Homeland Security
- By Frederick Meekins

You better not have a runny nose or watery eyes or you might run afoul of the Patriot Act.

According to USA Today, provisions are being added to this legislation, infamous for troubling libertarians from both ends of the political spectrum, that will limit the amount of pseudoephedrine an individual can purchase and require the purchaser to produce a photo ID in order to complete the transaction. Always good to condition the free citizen to bow before authorities in order to remind the humble supplicant of his place before the slave master.

Where will this nonsense end?............
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Thursday, March 16, 2006


Is Mormonism a Christian Religion?

Is Mormonism a Christian Religion?
- By Warner Todd Huston

With the Gov. of Massachusetts, Mitt Romney, in the hunt for the Republican nomination for president, the question of "What is a Mormon?" will start to be asked by everyone. It is instructive to know a little bit about Gov. Romney's faith.

To answer the question in the title, one must say a flat out "no", Mormonism is not a Christian religion. In fact, to many Christians it is a cult of the highest order. Still, feelings that it is a cult are not easy to prove and may, in the end, be just that: feelings. Perhaps those who feel it is a cult are too influenced by the long antagonistic history that the Protestant religions have with the Mormons. Many still have a pang that Catholicism is idol worship even though that religion has been around longer than many others in the USA and longer, of course, than Protestantism itself. And this is truly an American point of view, too. I , too plead guilty to being swayed by those feelings and I deal with this national past every time I confront both Mormonism and Catholicism.

There is also the faith's problematic history to contend with as to its being considered a cult. In the 1850's the Mormon Church in Utah was responsible for murdering an entire wagon train of settlers from Illinois that were passing through their area of influence. The Mormons dressed like Indians, killed every man and woman above the age of 13, and then took the children to raise as their own, in the Mormon faith. They also had a branch of their church, the so-called Avenging Angels, who would go about and murder people who left the Church and moved elsewhere, turning away from the Church. Just these two aspects of their history alone makes their past not just a bit extreme.

But, be that as it may, the non-Christian status of Mormonism is far easier to establish than its status as a cult, emotional feelings not-with-standing. After all, it is easy enough to realize and accept that Mormonism is a legitimate religion all its own, whether it is truly a part of Christianity or not. So, we can start by agreeing that it deserves to be called an "official" religion by who ever it might be that keeps track of such things.

I feel compelled to also say that many Mormons are the nicest people you'd ever want to meet. They are heavily invested in family and are generally good strong conservatives filled with conservative values. So, do not misunderstand me to be saying that Mormons should be hung from the highest tree or torn asunder and burnt at the stake for their apostasy.

I started with these first paragraphs to lay out my own biases up front, but with the tempered position of a general acceptance of Mormonism's status as a "legitimate" religion, in hopes that we can get beyond the name-calling phase of this subject. To get beyond that "You are just a bigot" place that many who don't really want to take the time to actually consider the points usually default to. And, if after reading this, you still want to just rave on about everyone else's bigotry, then perhaps you might want to stop reading right now. .........................

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McCain Not So Able (Eye On The Leftwing Whiners Circle)
- By R.A. Hawkins

For years we've all been treated to stern, yet unbelievable lectures from the left stating that the only person who has a chance of winning an election for the Republicans is McCain. They lecture us on being palatable to the other parties and the independents. It's as though they've never heard the term principled. Recently McCain was at the Southern Republican Leadership Conference. They decided to do a straw poll of the attending delegates. McCain moved with the kind of agility we've learned to expect from any political hooker. He suggested supporting Bush in these difficult times. That was a first and speaking of firsts, I hear that Hillary actually gave back campaign donations to Wal-Mart. That's amazing, actually, because the money is being generated by the sale of Chinese goods.

Once the votes were tallied we discovered that McCain's instincts had been solid. He lost to Bush again. McCain finished fifth and Bush tied with Allen at third place. That means that McCain's hopes of getting nominated by Republicans vanished as quickly as Wal-Mart's 'Made in America' campaign. I guess he is still going to be supported by a hopeful collection of leftwing ideologues with more emotions and hope than common sense. But being a visionary he is just going to have to stick with that which has failed him in the past repeatedly.....................
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Wednesday, March 15, 2006


Saving Our Free Political Speech on the Internet

Congress is attempting to regulate our free political speech on the internet! We MUST rise to stop this attempt. But there is a bill pending that would make our political speech protected, just as the Founders of this country intended. But it isn't going to happen by osmosis. WE must raise our voices.

This from RedState Blog, who is helping to spearhead this issue from the center right in the blogoshere.


We've been working for a long time on HR 1606 - The Online Freedom of Speech Act. It will come up for a vote on the floor of the House TOMORROW but as you read this - the campaign regulation community is hard at work - working the halls of Congress, lying about not only our bill - but "their" bill as well. And as far as their intentions go - well, I think it's fair to say that when it comes to THEM bragging about protecting free speech - they are not to be trusted.

Of all the work you've done on this issue - no day is more important that today. Start with this list. Call the Republicans that wobbled last time 1606 was on the floor. And don't stop there.

Here are the relevant points:
• HR 1606 is a simple bill that simply puts into law the existing status quo. It preserves the system under which we operated for the 2004 elections - WHEN THERE WAS NO CORRUPTION OR SCANDAL. It's supported by bloggers left and right.
• HR 4900 (also known as the CDT proposal) is NOT an acceptable alternative to HR 1606. It's attractive, and while complicated it has a lot to like - and we can look at it after we pass 1606 - but this is the bottom line: if HR 1606 is not passed TOMORROW, the FEC will issue regulations for politics on the internet.
• The reformers regulators merely want to delay the process while the Commission will be forced to issue regulations.
• This is a TINY, TINY law. It does NOT open up a gaping loophole - and you can support BCRA and still believe that this little tiny section of American politics ought to be free.

Seriously folks - it's gameday. Get on the horn.

We are at the first stages of attack on the internet. If we sit back and do nothing we are guilty of at least not sticking up for ourselves. Despite what many might think of the supposed futility of getting involved in government, it is a canard to which we cannot afford to subscribe.

Call your reps, folks. Tell them to support this bill!
-Warner Todd Huston

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Tossing Red Meat To The Mob?
- By David Tatosian

Referring to the passage of 4437 in the house, Ruben Navarette dismisses those "Fire breathing house Republicans" as having cornered the market on silliness, sideshows and sound bites.

Mr. Navarette thinks walls along the U.S.-Mexico border, denying citizenship to anchor babies or turning local police into "surrogate immigration agents" are all outlandish proposals.

In fact, Navarette considers those proposals no more than, "...tossing red meat to the mob..."

American citizens, who faxed, emailed, phoned and organized at the grass roots level, who are directly responsible for turning the normally timid and compliant Republicans into those fire breathers Navarette dismisses, and who availed themselves of the legal means at their disposal to achieve congressional response are, in Mr. Navarette's keen analysis, no better than a mob...............
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Tuesday, March 14, 2006


Hate Website's Service Provider Fine a First

For the first time in Canada, an Internet service provider has been found guilty and fined for hosting websites that spread hate messages against blacks, Jews and Muslims.

In the landmark ruling by the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal yesterday, southern Ontario's white supremacy movement also took a hit, with two leaders and one group found guilty of violating the Canadian Human Rights Act and ordered to pay $8,000 in fines and compensation.

The Internet service provider, Affordable Space. com, was fined $5,000.

Source-Free Press Canada
Every democratic society has determined how far the concept of "freedom of speech" will go. The original delineation of it in the USA at the Founding, for instance, was that only political speech was automatically assured as free from proscription.

Now we have the Wild West of the Internet and few attempts have been yet made to curb any free speech there. But, this precedent is an inevitable first step at regulating speech on the internet and it should be closely watched by liberty lovers everywhere.

I cannot say that it is necessarily alarming. But it is something we must keep an eye on in the west. We must not allow government to overstep its boundaries by over regulating speech on the internet, but, on the other hand, there is no reason to expect the internet should be assumed to be a place where any manner of inciting rhetoric, racist attacks or even libel should be allowed in some naive quest for freedom of speech.

It is certainly a sticky-wicket to try and make the determination when "freedom of speech" should be curtailed, but that is why we have the democratic system. If we feel things have gotten out of hand, take it to the ballot boxes and the courts. After all, every society has the right to decide collectively, what it refuses to give a soap box upon which to disseminate certain ideas.

-Warner Todd Huston

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Keep 'Em Barefoot and Pregnant, Says Host
- By Frederick Meekins

While Kevin Swanson of Generations Radio and Christian Home Educators of Colorado should be commended for pointing out the sham of contemporary Feminism in his 2/27/06 broadcast, I am not so sure the answer lies at the other extreme that young women should be kept out of college and manipulated from young ages into being homemakers if that is not their own individual ambition.

If there are no young children involved, why is it anybody else's business what decision a young woman makes in regards to family or career?

Isn't that one of the reasons we are told we are waging the war in Afghanistan?

This is an issue where both radical Feminist and pious cleric should each mind their own affairs.
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Monday, March 13, 2006


The TRUTH About Hilary Clinton- New Series of Reports

The New Media Journal has launched a 7 part series titled "The Fraudulent Senator: The True Story of Hillary Clinton, Her 2000 Senatorial Campaign and the largest Case of Campaign Finance Fraud in US History." It can be accessed at www.newmediajournal.us.

About the Series
The story you're about to read is true, but unlike the words used in the opening of the old Dragnet television series, the names have not been changed to protect anyone...not one letter.

The Fraudulent Senator is a seven-part series that examines the 2000 senatorial campaign of Hillary Rodham Clinton. Specifically, the series investigates the political and criminal aspects surrounding a star-studded fundraising event and concert coordinated, underwritten and produced by West Coast businessman Peter Paul, an event the Federal Election Commission has come to call "Event 39" in its documents of record.

Event 39, conceived by Peter Paul as a gateway to a corporate promotional project utilizing the star-power of a former President of the United States, was designed to honor then out-going President Bill Clinton while helping to financially support the senatorial campaign of then First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton. In return Paul would be guaranteed the president's commitment to participate in a business venture with Paul after he left office.

What developed was the single biggest incident of campaign finance fraud in US history and a coordinated cover-up that stretched from the halls of justice to Capitol Hill to the mainstream media.

Using official documents from the Federal Elections Commission and documents deemed factual by the California Supreme Court, Joan Swirsky, Justin Darr, A.J. DiCintio, Noel Sheppard and Frank Salvato, five prominent new media writers regularly published in The New Media Journal and other noted new media publications, set out to examine Event 39, the people and institutions involved and the legal and political actualities, implications and ramifications.

Using the documents to divine the facts, each writer conducted an independent investigation into the matter. What they came up with - independent of each other's investigations - is, in total, a cohesive, fact-based portrait of a true "culture of corruption" that has influenced our government for over 15 years.

If you do nothing else in response to this press release, read The Fraudulent Senator: The True Story of Hillary Clinton, Her 2000 Senatorial Campaign and the largest Case of Campaign Finance Fraud in US History." It can be accessed at www.newmediajournal.us .

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Part 1 - Hillary Clinton's Culture of Corruption: The Scandal Queen by Joan Swirsky (click here)

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Our Newest Op Ed

Radio Free Iran -- Pierce the Mullah Curtain!
- By Warner Todd Huston

The State Department today touted plans to station 10 more US diplomats in Dubai to monitor Iran and support her pro-democracy movement. This story is good news on several levels, but only if the ideas that are being discussed are pushed to the best possible advantage.

Unfortunately, the State Dept. down at Foggy Bottom does not have a very good track record were it concerns creative thinking. They are stuck in cold war, status quo thinking, imagining that this Global War on Terror can be treated in the same way we treated the Soviets. Worse, they feel that the UN is the proper battle ground for discussions with the Mid East.........................

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Sunday, March 12, 2006


Belafonte, Farrakhan Speak At Convention

March 12, 2006 (GARY, Ind.) - Entertainer Harry Belafonte has renewed his criticism of President Bush during the second day of the 2006 National Black Peoples Unity Convention in Gary.
The four-day gathering is aimed at developing a long-term economic empowerment plan for blacks.

Belafonte was heavily critical in his speech yesterday of the White House's handling of hurricane Katrina and its aftermath. He also criticized Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, who he said has never publicly questioned White House decisions regarding the war in Iraq.

The Associated Press

Yeah, Belafonte, the guy who supports the tin-pot dictator, Chavez, has the nerve to criticize Condi!

Here is a dilemma...

Which one should be more embarrassed to be in the other's company? Belafonte or Chavez?

Our Newest Op Ed

Ruthie's REMs render a Supreme yawn
- By Michael M. Bates

Feeling drowsy recently, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg took a 15-minute nap. That would have been unremarkable except it occurred while the court was in session, hearing arguments on a congressional redistricting case.

The justice's snooze wasn't mentioned by the three broadcast networks' evening news programs that night. Deep in its report on the court's session, the Associated Press gently noted:

"The subject matter was extremely technical, and near the end of the argument Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dozed in her chair. Justices David Souter and Samuel Alito, who flank the 72-year-old, looked at her but did not give her a nudge."

I don't blame them. If either had touched the flaming feminist, he probably would have ended up on the wrong end of a citizen's arrest. Right after receiving a kung fu kick........................
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Maybe Hollywood Really Is "In Touch"
by Sher Zieve

Establishing Religion at Gunpoint
by Thomas E. Brewton

Senator Clinton Accuses GOP of Creating Police State with Immigration Bill
by Jim Kouri, CPP

Campus Report--

UI Ignores Reports of Faculty's Bigoted Remarks
By Gary Schneider

Our Newest Op Ed

Out of Control Teacher Reinstated after Anti-US Rant
- By David Huntwork

Perhaps it was inevitable. An MP3 player given for Christmas, a controversial president guided by tradition and constitutional requirement to report on the State of the Union, and a social sciences teacher notorious for veering off topic to blast President Bush, capitalism and U.S. foreign policy during his social studies classes.

High School student Sean Allen frequently recorded his teachers to back up his notes. Allen recorded Jay Bennish, his 10th grade World Geography teacher, making comments about President Bush's State of the Union Address. After his father heard the twenty minute recording he complained to the principle of Overland High School in Aurora, Colorado and then turned the recording over to radio talk show host Mike Rosen. The rest is history, not to mention a constant stream of fodder feeding the blogosphere. ...............
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Saturday, March 11, 2006


Peace Advocate Hostage Killed -- Should He Have Known?

There was a nut case named Timothy Treadwell who fancied himself a modern Grizzly Adams. He was a troubled young man, a drug addict with many troubles in his short life.

He became fascinated with the idea of living among the brown bears of the Alaskan wilderness apparently as some sort of homemade therapy to ease his troubled mind. For several years he trekked to this wild place and talked to the bears filming, himself as he did so. He imagined they knew him and were his “friends”.

In the end, he and his equally troubled girl friend, were eaten alive by the very bears that they thought were their "friends". He should have expected it. Bears are not cuddly stuffed animals. They are the most powerful and savage creatures of their world. They have no use for touchy-feely nuts from California cooing and talking baby talk to them. They have one-track minds. Kill and eat. That's it. It isn't too complicated.

Late last year a group of anti-American "Christians" went to Iraq to coo and talk baby talk to the radical Islamists who have been kidnapping and chopping off the heads of their enemies.

As soon as they got to Iraq, three of them were kidnapped by the very people these peace advocates had come to Iraq to speak for.

Today they found the body of Tom Fox, a member of that Christian Peace group that went to Iraq to display solidarity with the Islamofascist insurgents.

Fox wrote an essay about why he was going to Iraq just before he was taken by those who he was ostensibly there to speak for. In part it said, "We are here to root out all aspects of dehumanization that exists within us. We are here to stand with those being dehumanized by oppressors and stand firm against that dehumanization".

In other words, he is against the United States of America. And he went to Iraq to stand in solidarity with the murderous thugs that ended up being his executioners.

Of course, it is horrible to see people murdered in such a violent and pointless way. But the question just begs to be asked:

Should Fox and his anti-American crew have known better? Didn’t he, in the end, get what he should have realized he would get? He walked naked among bears, cooing and talking baby talk as those bears went about doing what everyone knows that they are going to do despite someone’s "understanding" of them! They are murders, thugs and terrorists. They have no use for people like Fox who are not in touch with reality.

This is not to say that Fox somehow “deserved” what he got, of course. What I am saying is that Fox got what he should have realized he would get if he were a sane person.

But, his hate-America mentality precluded good sense and it led to his pointless death.

By Warner Todd Huston

Our Newest Op Ed

10% of Americans are Gay -- Urban Myth Explored
- By Warner Todd Huston

We have all heard the well worn claim that "at least 10% of America is gay", haven't we? This 10% statistic has been used by gay advocacy groups for decades leaving Americans to imagine that up to 20 million of their fellows might be gay. But is this number a truism or propaganda from the gay lobby?


From whence did this 10% statistic come? In the 1940's and 1950's Alfred Kinsey did the field research for his widely touted series of reports on human sexual behavior, the Kinsey Reports. One of his "findings" was the famed 10% homosexual statistic supposedly realized by using his "Kinsey Scale" to measure sexual orientation.

Of course, when the reports were published in the 40's and 50's, they were quite controversial. After all it seemed to normalize and legitimize all manner of sexual practices. This can hardly be surprising when one realizes that Kinsey was known to advocate as well as participate in all manner of sexual practices himself, and it must be assumed that he was merely trying to legitimze his own actions with his research. This being as it may, his "research" is highly suspect for that and many other reasons........................

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Friday, March 10, 2006


New Hampshire Votes Against Nat'l I.D. Card

On March 8th, the New Hampshire House of Reps overturned a committee recommendation to kill a bill that would prohibit the State from participating in any Federal I.D. Card system that may be passed by Congress. In a 270-84 voice vote the New Hampshire House passed the bill.

House Bill 1582 was introduced by Representatives Marple, Souza, Phinizy, Christiansen and Kurk in the Transportation Committee in January.

The bill is pretty simple and straight forward. The text of the bill reads:

1 Prohibition Against Participation in National Identification System. The general court finds that the public policy established by Congress in the Real ID Act of 2005, Public Law 109-13, is contrary and repugnant to Articles 1 through 10 of the New Hampshire constitution as well as Amendments 4 though 10 of the Constitution for the United States of America. Therefore, the state of New Hampshire shall not participate in a national identification card system; nor shall the department of safety amend the procedures for applying for a driver's license under RSA 263 or an identification card under RSA 260:21.

I suppose that this bill needs to go to the NH Senate and thence to the Governor's desk for signing to be complete, but that it got out of the House is a good first step. It also has quite a large majority in favor as well.

In any case, kudos to the New Hampshire legislature for taking this step to insure the freedom of her citizens. A national I.D. card is more pernicious than even a suspension of Habeas Corpus! At least a suspension of Habeas would eventually be overturned as such an outrage against the Constitution could never stand for long, but a national I.D. card is "small" enough to survive for any length of time.

Thanks to the Freestateproject.org for the info. It seems that New Hampshireites really DO mean "Live free or die".

I Am A Tired American

By Warner Todd Huston

I am tired of many things going on today, things that seem designed to undermine and destroy our great country. Certainly, we all have the right to express our opinions and, naturally, every American holding any particular ideology will see things that do not correspond to his idea of the "real America" at any given time. It is right and good that we, as citizens, should seek to make the changes we think necessary to make our country strong. We can all agree that people of intelligence and integrity might agree to disagree, but there are some things about a country, that when abandoned or abruptly changed, creates a place markedly different than what it was previously.

But I am tired of the many people who are native to this country that want to destroy what it is to make it into what it isn't, never was, and cannot be. This self-destructive behavior must be stopped if we wish this country to be as great into the future as it has been in the past.

I am tired of the Constitution being treated as if it is written on a chalkboard to be erased and re-written at will. I am tired of judges imagining they can write laws instead of just read them. There is a reason that judges are said to be "reading law" and why they aren't legislators........................

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Behind The Veneer Of Public Education
by Christopher Adamo

Rep. Charlie Rangel Continues Push for Draft
by Jim Kouri, CPP

Foreign Policy and Public Opinion
by Thomas E. Brewton

Our Newest Op Ed

Who's Looking Out for the US?
- By Nathan tabor

The United States is, without a doubt, the most generous country in the world. We are generous in times of natural disaster, donating untold amounts of dollars to help rebuild the lives of those devastated by tsunamis, earthquakes, and other emergencies. We are generous in the defense of freedom, offering military aid to oppressed peoples longing for democracy.

Unfortunately, we have also become generous with countries that do not have our best interests at heart.

For instance, let's consider the United Nations voting records of various Arabic and Islamic states. Back in the early part of the '90s, American servicemen and women put their lives on the line to liberate Kuwait. Our reward? Kuwait votes against the U.S. in the U.N. 67 percent of the time. That's the type of return we receive for our military investment in Kuwait............
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Thursday, March 09, 2006


Bill to SAVE Political Speech on Internet!!


We have been discussing how we bloggers and internet writers are under attack by the McCain big government machine lately, but we should also recognize that there are those in Congress on our side in this issue. Not everyone in Congress wants to take away our freedom of speech.

Representative Jeb Hensarling [TX-5] sponsored a bill that would exclude bloggers and the internet from the restrictions on free political speech. It is headed to the floor for a vote soon, so DO contact your representative and tell them to vote for it.

Even the conservative RedState blog and the leftist, fever swamp king, the Daily Kos, have joined forces to sponsor a letter to Congress in support of the bill.

Get involved, folks. This is our world that McCain is trying to destroy.


Title: To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to exclude communications over the Internet from the definition of public communication.

Rep Hensarling, Jeb [TX-5]

Rep Bishop, Rob [UT-1] - 6/22/2005
Rep Boucher, Rick [VA-9] - 5/16/2005
Rep Cannon, Chris [UT-3] - 5/12/2005
Rep Conyers, John, Jr. [MI-14] - 5/4/2005
Rep Flake, Jeff [AZ-6] - 4/20/2005
Rep Kennedy, Mark R. [MN-6] - 6/7/2005
Rep Musgrave, Marilyn N. [CO-4] - 4/20/2005
Rep Paul, Ron [TX-14] - 4/20/2005
Rep Ryan, Tim [OH-17] - 4/20/2005

Our Newest Op Ed

Radical Islamist Given Student Visa- Now at Yale
- By Warner Todd Huston

John Fund of the Wall Street Journal has found an interesting story. Apparently, a radical Islamofascist has been given a student visa to "study" at Yale University. Sayed Rahmatullah Hashemi, former ambassador-at-large for the Taliban government in Afghanistan, a man who toured the country to promote Islamofascism and anti-American propaganda, was issued a student Visa by the State Department.

Fund said in his Opinion Journal On-Line piece,"Never has an article made me blink with astonishment as much as when I read in yesterday's New York Times magazine that Sayed Rahmatullah Hashemi, former ambassador-at-large for the Taliban, is now studying at Yale on a U.S. student visa. This is taking the obsession that U.S. universities have with promoting diversity a bit too far.".......................

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The Sophisticated Euro-Appeasers
by Jim Kouri, CPP

Family Make-Over Ponzi Scheme
by Carey Roberts

Our Newest Op Ed

Formulaic Thinking (Of Meat Grinders and Men)
- By R.A. Hawkins

Our society is not all that different from previous societies. That's kind of sad isn't it? There is a tendency for people to gravitate towards the exact same thing all of the time. We just can't help ourselves. I've heard a large number of people comment on the absence of real men in our world these days. I thought I'd take the time to explain that to those who haven't figured it out on their own.

But before I begin let's examine what a real man is. A real man is one of those people who strikes out on their own and finds their way in this world with little help from those around them. At one time men did things like become the robber barons of the old west and went on to form huge corporations. But something strange happened after they passed into the dusts of time: Those who came after them weren't like the men who created that which they joined. They were a very different creature and adapted in a different world. We’re all shaped by the fires that forge us....................
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Wednesday, March 08, 2006


Our Newest Op Ed

A Pragmatist View: It's alRight to be Left...
- By Greg Stewart

Traditionally, the Washington Post columnist are viewed as left leaning liberals that aim to demonstrate "error of our ways" with political correctness (Whew!). From some viewpoints they are ideologues whose motives must be suspected, because, after all, the Washington Post and their ilk are saboteurs to the American way of life. In so being that, the liberal left obfuscates and blinds Americans from the truth. In essence, papers such as the Washington Post, New York Times, and LA Times have agendas to shroud the public from its personal liberties, freedom of speech, and selfish intolerances; or at the least, that is what one is to believe.

So, when I see two diametrically oppose pundits virtually agree on the same topic, George Will and Richard Cohen and diatribe on the issue of free speech and to advocate for, in a fashion, David Irving's oration and writings on the "faux" holocaust is tantamount to the mountain coming to Moses...Well, maybe not. But their points in their recent columns and their rationality within them are well taken. It is a mistake in a "free society" and I will add even during a time of "war" obscure liberties, such as "free speech." To do so, is to defeat the example of our greatness and our inclusiveness. Admittedly, this may sound like a big tent moment, but it is not. Our democracy must not give in to our own insecurities, our greatest virtue and principle, the First Amendment, must not be relegated to the extremes of political correctness, from either side, it must be held up as our greatest asset.............
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