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:: Tuesday, August 29, 2006 ::
Psst: HezboLiberal, pass the word.:: Monday, August 28, 2006 ::
Hollywood's hypocritical elite embrace eco-nightmare hyper-hummer::: Sunday, August 27, 2006 ::"The Gurkha can go more than 150 kilometres per hour - plenty fast for a military vehicle - and is the highest level of protection you can get next to sitting in a tank, Whyte says. It certainly looks fierce enough.
MSM empty suits, like the geriatric gang over at 60 Minutes, are way too squeemish - cowardly really - to "investigate" stuff like this. I guess that's why God invented LGF. Shame on western media for washing their hands of the truth of Shariah Law, institutionalized misogyny, and the cultural blight of Islamofascism. As an added bonus, this documentary exposes the NOW gang and all their various global feminist incarnations as the phonies they really are. Leftists have never, ever addressed this kind of ignorance; they're cowards. Liberalism really is a mental disease.
New Sisyfus transcribes a Mark Steyn speech, and of course, it's a must read.
Sunday quickies::: Wednesday, August 23, 2006 ::Take a ride on the new Orient Express.
Are you watching main-stream-media or...:: Sunday, August 20, 2006 ::
Psst. Wanna buy a T-shirt?
:: Saturday, August 19, 2006 ::
Another inconvenient truth::: Friday, August 18, 2006 ::
Lou Minatti found a humiliating video that a certain famous someone probably doesn't want you to see. So what are you waiting for? Go for it.
Re: Court Strikes Down NSA's Intercept Program; Powerline weighs-in:"John, who is on vacation, has delegated to Scott and me the task of 'dissecting' the district court opinion that strikes down the NSA's intercept program as unconstitutional. In a sense, however, there isn't much to dissect. The opinion is almost devoid of analysis on the key constitutional provisions it relies upon (the court more or less ducks the issue of whether the intercept program is consistent with FISA and completely dodges the issue of whether the president has the inherent power to authorize the intercepts; it reasons that the Constitution trumps the statute (page 39) and that the president lacks the inherent power to violate specific constitutional provisions (pages 40-41)). It is part of my job as a litigator (and has been for more than 30 years) to read and understand judicial opinions. Off hand, I cannot recall reading an opinion as conclusory and content free as the key portions of this opinion. [emphasis mine, ed.]"
Via, Reuters::: Thursday, August 17, 2006 ::"A group of Indian television journalists gave a man matches and diesel to help him commit suicide in order to get dramatic footage which was later broadcast on the news, police said."
"It's also true that much regular text reporting is often faux, as we know (naux?). And we have learned that the vast percentage of war video footage comes from the same source and is therefore tilted it the same direction. What are we to make of all this? Are we all living in a false reality? Pretty much, apparently, and it's not just the normal solipsism we discover as adolescents. One of the few good things to come out of the Israel-Hezbollah War was further acknowledgment of this deception. The nature of news is changing. Few people believe in news organizations as "authorities" any more. The New York Times, as we knew it, is dead. So, to a greater or lesser degree, are its cohorts. We may be moving toward an era in which the most respected news sources are the ones that most honestly admit their biases and make no pretense whatsoever of complete objectivity."
Follow the link from this astonishing post by Tim Blair and ask yourself what it really means.:: Monday, August 14, 2006 ::
AP shills attempt to sanitize "Green Helmut Guy"
"Rice calls Lebanese PM to warn him that if the UN Lebanon resolution is not implemented, 'We will not be responsible for the consequences'
Multiple Choice Rhetorical Questionaire:: Sunday, August 13, 2006 ::
Jeff Jarvis to indignant Muslims: "tough shit""Reuters reports that Muslims are 'bristling' at the term Islamic fascists. Well, tough shit. I am bristling at the refusal of the Islamic world to condemn the murder and mayhem being rained down around the world by the extremist fascists among them. Rather than attacking the language in press releases, why not hold a press conference attacking the attackers?"
Roger L. Simon is keeping a watchful eye on the war in Lebanon. Don't miss his Skyped/Podcast interviews with Michael Totten reporting from the Rooftop of the Alaska Hotel in Metulla, Israel. Hanging with these two bloggers insures you'll a.) get the truth and b.) spend far less time with "bleeding-heart ignoramouses".
Donald Luskin wonders if the Fed acted too late to curb inflation and whether Bernanke either "doesn't grasp or won't admit the role of inflation in today's high eneregy prices".:: Friday, August 11, 2006 ::
"Hey! Big Stupid Satan, Go To The Movies" and "Wake-up Call, Big Stupid Satan" courtesy Enough!
:: Thursday, August 10, 2006 ::"Before the Israeli attack, Lebanon no longer existed, it was no more than a hologram. At Beirut innocent citizens like myself were forbidden access to certain areas of their own capital. But our police, our army and our judges were also excluded. That was the case, for example, of Hezbollah's and the Syrians' command zone in the Haret Hreik quarter (in red on the satellite map). A square measuring a kilometer wide, a capital within the capital, permanently guarded by a Horla army , possessing its own institutions, its schools, its creches, its tribunals, its radio, its television and, above all… its government. A "government" that, alone decided, in the place of the figureheads of the Lebanese government – in which Hezbollah also had its ministers! – to attack a neighboring state, with which we had no substantial or grounded quarrel, and to plunge US into a bloody conflict."
Wow. Why did this take so long. Sheesh, as a blogger, I'm kinda embarrassed; this shoulda happened hours ago.
:: Wednesday, August 09, 2006 ::"The problem with Lamont and his ilk is that they are unable to wrap their minds around the fact that Islamic Fascsim is a deeply real and pervasive phenomenon with hundreds of millions of adherents and fellow travelers. Surely, these soi-disant liberals think, these people can be reasoned with. But it couldn't be more obvious that they can't . They are imbued with a fanatical religious culture vastly different from and in complete opposition to ours. However, for these "liberals" to face this uncomfortable reality would vastly disrupt their weltanschauung and cost them power, money, position, prestige, etc. It might even cause personality disintegration. This is the Culture of Narcissism gone berserk."
Lou Minatti has been keeping an eye on the over-heated real estate market and he's found some, er, motivated sellers in Pheonix.
Scott Burgess examines a moonbat training-camp for the young and impressionable: UK Taxpayers Help Marxist "Queers" Change the World - 5,000 Children at a Time:: Tuesday, August 08, 2006 ::
How, er, civilized..."Shepherds in the rural western Baghdad neighborhood of Gazalea have recently been murdered, according to locals, for failing to diaper their goats...."
Ben Stein gives us A Few More Little Facts:"When the Israelis capture Arabs in their wars, the captured Arabs are well fed, well housed, and eventually returned to their homes. When the Arabs (specifically the Syrians) have captured Israelis, they castrate them, cut off their male organs, decapitate the Israelis, and stuff their male organs in their mouths and leave the bodies on the field. Sometimes they also defecate on the bodies."
Quick tip: For updates on events in Cuba, keep your eye on Babalu Blog.:: Monday, August 07, 2006 ::
"'If Mr. Lieberman goes down, the thought-enforcers of the left will target other centrists as if the center was the locus of a terrible heresy, an emphasis on national strength...The Lamont ascendancy, if that is what it is, means nothing other than that the left is trying, and in places succeeding, to take back the Democratic Party.' Concurring opinions, usually thoughtfully expressed, have seemingly come from every citizen of the mainstream, be they Republican or Democrat, with access to a TV camera or modem.
Hey all you aspiring photojournalists: here's a free, easy, step-by-step tutorial on doctoring photos for the AP, Reuters or Al Jazeera that'll increase your chance of having a big-time, MSM-type photo-editor pick your work for global dissemination. Have at it!:: Saturday, August 05, 2006 ::
In the post below is a photo I actually took of George Soros driving a Chinese Chery car. As you can see in the photo [that I took myself], Mr. Soros looks perfectly natural and although he was somewhat reluctant to do so waved to the camera when I asked him to "wave at the camera George!". As anyone with half a brain can see, this is a genuine photo of George Soros [I took myself] driving the Chinese Chery car. So anyway, if you want to see some more genuine photos from the war zone in Lebanon, [taken by actual Hizballah "freedom fighters" and published by professional Reuters photo editors! [Ooooo!]] head over to LGF. You'll see some really convincing photos [offered by the esteemed news service Reuters!] showing the devestation of Lebanon and NO, THESE PHOTOS ARE NOT PHOTOSHOPPED EITHER.