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Friday, February 04, 2005

Exit strategy chorus

A very good editorial about the gripping of the Democrats "Exit Strategy".
Exit strategy chorus By Arnold Beichman THE WASHINGTON TIMES There is a terrific campaign under way in Congress, particularly among Democrats, who demand President Bush announce his "exit strategy" for the war in Iraq. In fact, some Democrats insist any support for the war in Iraq hangs on whether President Bush has an "exit strategy" and is prepared to announce it right now. That set me thinking and researching American history to see if any other war president has been pressured to announce an "exit strategy
Read the whole thing here. It is great and I could not have said it better.

Flip Flopping from the Democrats on Social Security

Hattip to Leaning to the Right. More on the differrences from the Democrats from when Clinton was in power to taday about Social Security. From Ace of Spades

Hamas leader willing to start dialogue

From Washington Times. This is a great step in peace for the whole Middle East and the whole Muslim World. IF Israel and Palestine can find a way to stop the bloodshed and respect each other, it will have a big influence on the rest of the Mdlle East. The rest of the Middle East can not use the plight of the Palestinians for their benifit and will have to realize hat Israel is there to stay. It will be a tough road, just like the democratization of Iraq. But I think it can be accomplished. And George W. is at the heart of it all. With his Innagural Address and the State of the Union Address speaking of freedom around the world. I think that Syria nad Iran should pay close attention and not interfere wiht the peace talks between Israel and Palestine.

Hamas leader willing to start dialogue

By Joshua MitnickTHE WASHINGTON TIMES

RAMALLAH, West Bank — The top Hamas leader for the West Bank said the Islamic militant group wants to open a dialogue with Israel and is seeking formal recognition by the Jewish state as part of a truce in the 41/2-year-old Palestinian uprising. The offer from the group, whose suicide bomb attacks have wrecked multiple efforts to end the fighting and restart peace talks, comes the week before Israeli and Palestinian leaders are scheduled to meet at a Sinai resort in Egypt.

Read the rest here.

Some more DU spoutings.

Posted from the Right Wing News.
The Democratic Underground Post Of The Day: How Dare You Claim Bush Isn't As Evil As Hitler! It started out simply enough, with someone named Dark trying to drum into the nearly impenetrable skulls of the denizens of the DU that Bush, however much they dislike him, is not Hitler. Here's a small sample from Dark's post... "...But Bush is NOT as bad as Hitler. These comparisons do NOTHING to help our cause. It didn't help when MoveOn.org did it, and it's not helping now. It drives away moderates, and does NOT energize our base. In short: it hurts us. Bush has NOT rounded up people into camps. He has NOT turned America into a police state. In Hitler's Germany, if you disagreed with him, you were sent to a camp. You didn't come back. ...When was the last time you ever heard of an American Krystalnaucht? Or perhaps you've heard of gays' and blacks' businesses being nationalized and them being forced into ghettos? Or maybe there are people who have been funneled into forced labor camps who you know? ...Let me repeat this: BUSH IS NOT HITLER. HE DOES NOT WANT TO BE HITLER. HE DOES NOT WANT TO HAVE ANYTHING TO DO WITH HITLER OR HIS AGENDA." This of course is not news to people who..well, aren't insane. But of course, we're talking about a large group of left-wingers here, so trying to claim that Bush is evil, but not quite as evil as Hitler, is a controversial position. Read on and you'll see what I mean... realisticphish: "hitler started out small. shrub has only been in power 4 years. it took hitler a while to escalate"goddess40: "You're assuming that Bush is running things he's a figure head just like Reagan was. The power behind the throne is what is important." electropop: "There's an important difference between Bush and Hitler. Hitler won an election. But otherwise, the similarities are amazing. Bush _has_ rounded people up into death camps, and they have disappeared perhaps forever. Have you forgotten Guantanamo and Abu Graib? Bush presents a multiracial facade, but on the ground, he actively promotes racism. Twice he has had his brother Jeb purge thousands of legitimate voters from the roles, based on database criteria which correlate to, or directly reveal, race. In Ohio his minions disenfranchised hundreds of thousands of voters on racial lines, by targeting specific neighborhoods, for example. Bush is murdering and torturing hundreds of thousands of Iraqui men women and children, most of whom have done nothing more egregious than get in the way of a bomb or a bullet. He is not up to 6 million yet, but clearly he has no more compassion for Arabs than Hitler had for Jews. Just yesterday, Bush's Republinazis proudly and unanimously endorsed torture, be elevating Bush's Mengele (Gonzales) to high office. Bush has not yet caught up to Hitler's numbers, but he is "working hard" to do so." aquart: "Whenever I'm forced to think of George. I imagine him hanging upside down just like those last photos of Mussolini. He looks wonderful that way."mopaul "Hitler didn't have the nuclear bomb, give bush a little more time. f*ck it, bush is just f*cking like hitler."IMModerate: "Me too. Give him time. For all we know history books of the future may say something like, "Hitler was bad, but he was no Bush." He's still developing." TNOE: "Hitler wasn't HITLER until he killed over 6 Million People and who knows how history will report. Bush may not actually be BUSH until another 3-4 years pass. But the similiarities are striking enough. Hitler has his ReichtagBush had his 9/11 Hitler immediately enacted his Enabling PowersBush immediately enacted the Patriot Act The only mild differences so far is that Hitler did not have the corporations in his back pocket - Bush does - as well as the media. The news now is nothing more than entertainment and propoganda Frankly - I don't really care about the moderates - by the time they and the Republicans get their eyes opened - it will all be in full swing - a bit too late. Just because YOU don't recognize or see the similarities doesn't mean that they aren't there and those of us who have our eyes opened and studied history know better. There are those that see and there are those that refuse to see and there are those that are in denial and don't want to see. It doesn't change the similarities though. It may be that Bush will wind up with a reputation far worse than Hitler. If the truth is ever revealed that Bush et al killed 3,000 of their own citizens on 9/11 to accomplish their military and monetary desires, he will be known as far worse than Hitler." gypsy11: "Bush not like Hitler? And I'm the easter bunny. So many posts on this tread have summed up my thoughts much more eloquently than I could have done. The only difference between the two is time, and a mustache." PassingFair: "Disagree totally...I think the Hitler thing is a GREAT meme for us. AND I think that comparing * supporters to mindless, self-important Nazis is the motif we can propagate. They ARE like uninformed Germans circa 1939. Look at their propagandist beliefs and little yellow ribbons. Look at their contempt for the world. Until we call them out for the uninformed drones that they are, they will not seek out the facts. They are enabling an illegal, immoral and imperialist war, bent on controlling the flow of oil for the * cartels own enrichment. F*** the current master race Christians! (and I DON'T mean TRUE compassionate, Christ-like ones, I mean the controlling, theocratic fundies and RC's that voted for *)."Dangerman: "Think again, Bush IS Hitler! He has the Goebbels-like Fox News Network, the Arabs (yes, this includes even Saddam Hussein himself, like it or not) are the new Jews, free speech is almost dead and nationalism is just as high as it was in Germany in the 30's. GET REAL! If we do not impeach this S*B next year, he WILL become Hitler!" leesa: "PEOPLE: Hitler started the same way by invading Poland, who was doing nothing to it. Bush IS actively targeting and murdering Iraqi civilians. He is the same....will we let him go as far? Will we let him start rounding up more Muslims, then gays, then Jews, then liberals and professors??? It's happening already man, WAKE UP! They are using Hitler's old play book."Octafish: "Bush invaded a sovereign nation with whom we were at PEACE. Just like Hitler. Who's his daddy? Hitler's henchman. Here's PROOF BUSH 41 he was in Dallas the day JFK was killed: It's the FBI memo in which he reports "hearsay" that someone he vaguely knew wanted to kill the President. George Herbert Walker Bush also told the FBI he's heading for a Dallas hotel. Gee. Why didn't he remember where he was when people ask him where he was when JFK was assassinated? Even more important: Why didn't he rat out the guy BEFORE the assassination? (Editor's Note: There is an attachment in this post)"

Not much Jesus, but a lot of green

From Pruden on Politics at Washington Times. This is just too funny. Me and my mom have always talked about how the environmetalist cause is turning into a religion. This is a little bit opposite of that, but the same concept. There is no Jesus any more. so the new God is Mother Earth. I am no Holy Roller or anything, I haven' t been to church in year. Yes I am a typical Catholic. But taking God out of peoples lives, they find some other avenue to get their spirituality from some where. And many people are turning to the religion of Mother Earth. That is why we have all these outrageous environmental wackos spouting out BS that has no real scientific proof. Human beings have little or no affect on the climate of the Earth. Well on with Pruden's article.

Not much Jesus, but a lot of greenBy Wesley PrudenTHE WASHINGTON TIMES

The preachers in England have fallen on hard times since they pretty much turned Jesus out of the church, but the archbishop of Canterbury has come up with a novel idea to make himself relevant: If you can't get 'em to church, get 'em to the greenhouse.

The churches of England — the churches of the Church of England — are going eco-friendly.

Dr. Rowan Williams wants his vicars to serve only organic bread and wine for holy communion, to urge parishioners to ride to service in car pools, recycle "waste products," and to sell only "fair trade products" at church fairs and Bingo suppers. Anglicans should consider the ethics of the High Streets and shopping malls.

Read the rest of his article here.

Thursday, February 03, 2005

Gonzales Wins Confirmation as U.S. Attorney General

Hattip to GOPBLOGGERS Finally some Democrats have some sort of sanity. I guess they saw the aprroval ratings of Bush after the State ofthe Union speech and got some sense.
Thu Feb 3, 2005 05:36 PM ET WASHINGTON (Reuters) - White House counsel Alberto Gonzales won U.S. Senate confirmation on Thursday as the nation's next attorney general, but recorded the second highest number of "no" votes for a successful nominee for the post. The Republican-led Senate rejected Democrats' complaints that he helped craft policies that contributed to the torture of foreign detainees and approved him on a largely party-line vote, 60-36.
Read the rest here

From Drink This....

This is for the Bush haters, anti-warmongers and dhimmicrats and Jacques Chirac. You may now piss off come to grips. There will be no more questioning the desire for freedom in this... I don't really give a crap if business is a little slower and you haven't earned as much revenue in the past two years as you'd previously become accustomed. Or if you lost your job or your business went bust and you had to get a lower paying job or one in a different field. And I really don't give a shit about those of you out there who refuse to get a job because you've convinced yourself the only one available is beneath you. You should be happy to have the opportunity to pursue occupation consistent with your abilities and interests. I don't care if you had to send your kid to public university rather than Ivy league, or community college instead of 4-year, or if your kid has to supplement his existence with a part time job, or even if school has to be postponed because no one can currently foot the bill for this... You should be thankful to have schools to choose from. I care even less that you haven't come to terms with the fact that Saddam Hussein was a weapon of mass destruction. Reality check: we found and defused this... I'm so over your contradictory viewpoint of George W. Bush being the stupidest man alive and being smart enough to secretly and deceptively manipulate positively everything that goes on in the world. So what if you're still sore about losing an two presidential elections to another candidate. In a democracy you steal win some, you lose some. Grow up and get over this... Would you be any less forgiving if you lost by coin toss? It all adds up to about the same doesn't? Yeah........ maybe not. Maybe the odds were close to 50/50 but doesn't it make a difference that we as individuals had influence over the the outcome of this...? Win or lose, one should never lose appreciation for the right to have a voice. Heh. At least our chances would be 50/50 in a coin toss. Imagine the coin was identical on both sides. That's how the Iraqis used to vote. President Bush has led the way to giving a voice to 25 million individuals, a voice which an estimated 60% felt confident using upon being given a chance. Which is already as high as US voter turnout. Not bad for first-time outing. So go ahead, be sore losers. The Sunnis will be too. Your losses are another's gain. Millions of people now share a freedom that once they may not have even been able to comprehend. Thank you President Bush, Congress, Prime Minister Tony Blair for lighting the path to freedom. Special thanks to the members of the U.S. Armed Forces, coalition troops, humanitarian aid workers, contractors, ministers and and journalists who have made sacrifices to hand deliver the true spirit of America to the Iraqi people. I appreciate your commitment to the freedom of all people in all the world. Acknowledgements to all others who have made sacrifices, lost loved ones and suffered hardships as a direct result of the liberation of Iraq. Your sacrifice has contributed to immeasurably to the freedom of all.
I don't think I could have put it any better. Thank you!!!!!!!

Eason Jordan

I have not really been following all the hub-bub about Eason Jordan, but if you want to follow hwe story got to Captain's Quarters and get the low-down on this idiot. Seems like he always is wanting to claim that the US military is targeting journalists. He keeps on claining these outrageous stories without any proof to back it up. If you read Captain Ed's posts you will see what kind of man is an executive at CNN

Poll: Bush wins converts among speech-watchers

Hattip to Captain ED How are the Democrats going to counter this one. Are they going to keep on blocking everthing Bush sends to congress. If they do, are they in jeopardy of loosing more people. We'll see. Hopefully his high approval rantings will stay up and people will see that Bush is a lot smarter than anyone gave him credit for. He had a plan and went through with it and didn't cow-tow to the Democrats and went straight forward. He did do some things that I did not agree with though. He needs to be more fically conservative and mnot give in to the Democrats. He reminds me a lot of what Reagan was like. If all of what he wants to be passed through congress gets passed, I think he will be regarded as one of the best presidents ever. Just look at what happened to Reagan, it took a little while for his accomplishments to sink in. He defeated Communism and brought our country out of a funk that Carter gave to this country.
Thursday, February 3, 2005 Posted: 5:24 AM EST (1024 GMT) (CNN) -- President Bush's State of the Union address raised support for his policies on health care and Social Security among people who watched the speech, according to a CNN/USA Today/Gallup poll conducted Wednesday night. The percentage of respondents who said the president's proposals in those areas will help the country rose 15 points from when the same question was asked of the same people in the two days before the speech.
Read the rest here

Wednesday, February 02, 2005

The State of the Union

Hattip to Instapundit You can find the text here. I thought that the State of the Union speech was very good. He put forth a very aggresssive agenda . First, I hope to God that he gets the Social Security reform passed through the congres. Without this reform, people in my generation will never see any Social Security benifits. It will go brokle before I could even get a chance to recieve any money. And what he proposed will let people get more money and they will own the money. the government will not be acle to confiscate the money and we will be able to give it to our children . This will be a great thing for moany of the poor, because of the money that people will accumulate will be theirs and their children will be able to inherit the money. And secondly on the foriegn policy side, he gave a warining to the terrorist loving countries in the Middle East to shape up. It was a great continuation of the Innagural Address. All in all, I thought it was one of his best speeches he has ever given. It was very inspring and put forth a great agenda for the next four years and hopefully it will continue in 2008.

I forgot about my January anniversary

I was away so long I totally forgot about that. Hopefully next year I will remember. Oh well no one reads this blog anyway. It is just for me to get out my frustations of living in the most corupt Democrat bastion in the country. I haven't really heard much more about the fraud case in ESL, but hopefully we won't be the laughing stock of Illinois and the country anymore after it gets cleaned up. What, who am I kiddong. There will always be voter fraud in St. Clair County Illinois. It is been goin on for ever and probably will never stop. Hopefully I can get home in time to see the State of the Union Address in its entirety, so I can put up my thoughts.

Tuesday, February 01, 2005

Ward Churchill Is A FRAUD!!!!

From the Barking Moonbat Early Warining System This guy is a total barking moonbat and should never be able to teacjh students.

The stupid, leftist America-hater, Ward Churchill (may his soul burn in hell when he dies) is a fraud!

Thanks to a tip from LC Gene, AIM is repudiating any association with this pus-bag.

Read the repudiation here.

You may read in the media that he got kicked out but that is false reporting. Hey, what do you expect from the media nowadays, anyway. They will bend over backwards to make this asswad a “victim” when what they should be doing is reinforcing the notion that everything we do has consequences associated with it.

What is happening to him now is a direct result of his OWN PERSONAL ACTIONS!

They Still Call Him Flipper

From Blogs For Bush Some things never change. Kerry keeps on flip-flopping .
MR. RUSSERT: Do you believe that Iraq is less a terrorist threat to the United States now than it was two years ago?

SEN. KERRY: No, it's more. And, in fact, I believe the world is less safe today than it was two and a half years ago.

and moments later...

MR. RUSSERT: Is the United States safer with the newly elected Iraqi government than we would have been with Saddam Hussein?

SEN. KERRY: Sure. And I'm glad Saddam Hussein is gone, and I've said that a hundred times.

Captured Soldier... or Toy Soldier?

A round-up of the kidnapped (toy) soldier on Blogs for Bush

Britain: U.S. Must Help Avert Climate Catastrophe

From Yahoo News What a bunch of BS. No one knows waht the climate will be like in 10, let alone what it will be like in 2 years. If you believe in the environmentalists hype, I suggest reading Michael Chritons new book State of Fear. I am getting tired of everone saying the world is coming to an ewnd because of humans. The world is 5 billion years ols and we have only be here for a miniscule amount of time. You have to be totally arrogant to believe we can change the world climate. It is utter Junk Science. There is no credible evidence that humans have any impact on the climate. I agree we can impact the envirionment locally, but globally is another story. Go to Junk Science to read more about the idiocy of the environmental wackos.
EXETER, England (Reuters) - Britain, arguing that climate change is now unstoppable, urged the United States on Tuesday to sign up to life-saving cuts in greenhouse gas emissions as environmentalists warned of approaching Armageddon.

Opening a three-day scientific meeting to assess the threat of global warming, environment minister Margaret Beckett said it was vital Washington become more involved.

"A significant impact is already inevitable -- we need to act now to limit the scale of warming in the future and avoid even worse effects," she said. "We would like America to engage more fully with these discussions about where we might go."

Read the rest of this BS here.

Pope Hospitalized With Breathing Problems

Let us all pray for the health of Poe John Paul II. From My Way News Via Drudgereport

ROME (AP) - Pope John Paul II was rushed to the hospital Tuesday night after he suffered inflammation of the throat and had difficulty breathing while battling the flu, the Vatican said.

Vatican spokesman Joaquin Navarro-Valls told The Associated Press that the decision to hospitalize the 84-year-old pontiff was "mainly a precaution."

He pointed out that the pope was not in intensive care but in the same 10th floor suite of rooms where he has been during several previous stays at Rome's Gemelli Polyclinic.

The pope has the flu and acute laryngeal tracheitis, Navarro-Valls said, acknowledging the pontiff had a "certain difficulty in breathing." The spokesman, who has a medical degree, denied Italian news reports that the pope had a CAT scan at the hospital.

Navarro-Valls said more tests will be done on Wednesday. The Vatican planned to issue a medical bulletin on Wednesday morning sometime after 9 a.m. (3 a.m. EST), the spokesman said.

The Vatican said in an earlier statement that the pope suffered from "an acute laryngeal tracheitis and larynx spasm crisis."

Tracheitis, an inflammation of the trachea, requires hospitalization and usually a breathing tube to keep the airway clear. The spasms are likely a complication from the respiratory illness he's had.

It's possible his Parkinson's disease has made his condition more serious and his breathing more labored.

A Vatican official told The Associated Press on condition of anonymity that the pontiff, who has had the flu since Sunday, had apparently suffered a "breathing crisis."

A close member of the pope's staff, American Archbishop James Harvey, said the pope had congestion and a slight fever during the day.

A State Department official, who asked not to be identified, said the pope would be held overnight for observation but there was no indication he was gravely ill.

Cars with Vatican license plates were speeding toward the Catholic hospital, where the pope had been taken, according to an AP correspondent at the scene.

It was the same Rome Catholic teaching hospital he was taken to when he was shot in the abdomen in 1981 and at which he has undergone several operations.

Navarro-Valls told the Italian news agency ANSA that the pope was in his room in an apartment set aside for him at the hospital, which is near the Vatican.

The frail pontiff has Parkinson's disease, which makes his speech difficult, as well as chronic hip and knee problems.

He was last seen in public on Sunday, when he made his regular noontime appearance at his window overlooking St. Peter's Square and released a dove in a sign of peace. He appeared remarkably lively, but his words were barely audible.

Until the pope had been taken to the hospital, the Vatican had been issuing reassuring news about his condition, up to Tuesday's late night news cast on Vatican radio.

First word of his transfer to the hospital Tuesday night came from Italian news media.

The Vatican announced earlier Tuesday that it had canceled the pope's engagements for the next few days.

The canceled appointments included John Paul's weekly public audience Wednesday. Besides the traditional morning gathering with the faithful, he had been scheduled to preside at a candle-blessing service in St. Peter's Basilica that evening.

The flu has been sweeping through Italy since December. The Rome region, which is shivering through a cold spell that has dropped temperatures below freezing at night, has been among those hit the hardest.

About 40 percent of the flu cases have been children, with the elderly making up only a small fraction of cases after an aggressive campaign of flu vaccinations for older people, health officials said.

It was not known whether the pontiff had a flu shot.

Vatican Radio asked Navarro-Valls earlier Tuesday if the pope felt the good wishes of people worldwide who are concerned about his health.

"I think so, and as always, the Holy Father is grateful for the prayers of the faithful and of all those who love him. I think this closeness means a lot to him," Navarro-Valls said.

John Paul has kept a busy schedule despite experiencing difficulties with speech and movement that are typical for Parkinson's sufferers.

The last time the pope skipped an audience for illness was in September 2003, when he canceled his traditional Wednesday appointment for pilgrims and tourists because of an intestinal ailment.

The Vatican makes brief announcements when the pope falls ill but rarely provides details about the extent of the illness or any medication he may be taking.

Let the Deaniacs go wild.

From Yahoo News Looks like the Mr Dean is going to win the DNC Cahirmanship.
"The AFL-CIO denied Dean their endorsement today," said Kirsten Powers, a Fowler spokeswoman. "This race has only two candidates who have produced any votes among DNC members so far — Fowler and Dean. At this point only one-third of DNC members have expressed their commitment to a candidate."
Read the rest here.

Kerry Pledges Military Record Release

I will believe this one when I see them. If the had nothing to hide he would have released tehm during the election. from Newsmax

When Russert pressed Kerry, "Would you sign Form 180?" authorizing the Pentagon to release of his full file, Kerry at first tried to dodge the question.

But after he was asked about Form 180 for the third time, the top Democrat finally relented, telling the "Meet the Press" host, "Yes, I will."

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Hollywood Bananas Over Bush Billboards

You go to love it

Dems Make Pre-Emptive Strike on Bush Address

The elections have just happened and the results are not even in, and the Democrats want to cut and run. What is wrong with this picture? Shouldn't we at least see who won and what they want before we make a "exit strategy". I am sure if we ask most Iraqis, they would not want us to leave until they have stability and thier security forces are competent enough to provide thier own security. The Democrats are just getting loonier and loonier as time goes on. They have no real plan on the "War on Terror" and want us to leave before the job is done.
NewsMax.com Wires Monday, Jan. 31, 2005
WASHINGTON -- One top Democrat in Congress is calling for an exit strategy in Iraq as another vows lasting opposition to Social Security benefit cuts - elements of a pre-emptive strike against President Bush before his midweek State of the Union address. "The president needs to spell out a real and understandable plan for the unfinished work ahead" in Iraq, Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid of Nevada said in remarks prepared for delivery Monday. "Most of all, we need an exit strategy so that we know what victory is and how we can get there; so that we know what we need to do and so that we know when the job is done."
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Senate Democrats Ready to Fight Nominees

Are the Democrats just trying to loose more and more people? Don't they realize that blocking judges that are qualified and competent just making people run away from them. Just look at Daschle. I hope they keep it up and loose in the nect elections also. They just don;t get it.
NewsMax.com Wires Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2005
WASHINGTON -- Senate Democrats are "not going to cut and run" from a battle over President Bush's judicial nominations, the party's leader vowed Tuesday, adding that some Democrats regret not having blocked even more appointments.
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