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Veer Right Transitioning

Posted by rightwinger on January 26, 2009

Veer Right will still be a WordPress blog, but is being transitioned to a WordPress.org site.  You will still be able to connect to veerite.com.  During the transition, the web site may not look the same while I move everything to its new site.  Just check back in a day or two if this happens.  I started this blog as a hobby Spring 2008 because of the obvious bias in the media for Barack Obama.  I felt that if I didn’t speak up, how could the truth be known.  I ended up reading the Pentagon report on Saddam released March 2008 and realized that the media again has suppressed the truth.  I wrote an article about it that was published on American Thinker.  After delving into the sourced Iraqi memos and transcripts,  I realized I could write a book.  The editor at American Thinker introduced me to a literary agent, and I wrote my first book.  Now my blog has turned into a part time job.  Please keep checking back with Veer Right about the truth behind the issues and main stream media propaganda.

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Fairness Doctrine is Next; Update: Rush responds

Posted by rightwinger on January 24, 2009

Friday in a meeting with Republican Congressional members, Obama said that they can no longer listen to Rush Limbaugh.  Talk about trying to destroy the opposition.  What this really means is forget your principles.  You must join with the Dems so Obama can get all of his radical socialist agenda passed through.  We won’t forget our principles.  Be strong Republicans, don’t give in!!! Don’t forget who you are, and what you believe in.  In my opinion this is just a forbearing to what is to come.  Next it will be “we the people” who cannot listen to Rush Limbaugh.  The fairness doctrine will be institituted, free speech will be limited.  If not the fairness doctrine, than localism.  It wil essentially be the same thing, but is more politically correct.  Bottom line our free speech will be limited.  The media is totally in the tank for Obama – CNN, ABC, CBS, MSNBC, and PBS.  We only have Fox which was compromised 8 weeks before the election.  The Obama team made a deal for Fox to go easy on Obama until the election. Do we live in a democracry or puppet propaganda state?  All we truly have is Sean Hannity, Rush Limbaugh, Mark Levin, and the other Conservative talk show hosts.  Obama and his cabinet is smoke and mirrors.  Its all marketing garbage.  His speeches are so general that you will hear what you want to hear, not the truth.  I talked to a friend and she was going on and on about how we all have to take responsibility for ourselves including the poor on welfare and how Obama isn’t going to just give the welfare recipients money.  I’m like Obama’s whole economic plan is trickle up stimulus and she knew nothing of what I was talking about.  Of course the poor will get money.  It won’t be to the extent they think, but they will get money.  I don’t know one Obama supporter that knows about Senate bill 2433.  Why?  Because Obama is all smoke and mirrors.  He gives a glimpse into what he means.  His speeches are so generic that different people will get different meanings. They are planned that way.  It is smoke and mirrors.  For example in his  Inaugural speech he said:

To the people of poor nations, we pledge to work alongside you to make your farms flourish and let clean waters flow; to nourish starved bodies and feed hungry minds. And to those nations like ours that enjoy relative plenty, we say we can no longer afford indifference to the suffering outside our borders; nor can we consume the world’s resources without regard to effect. For the world has changed, and we must change with it.

Essentially this is Senate bill 2433 enacted.  The way it is written, it doesn’t matter what President gets elected next.  The US will have to meet the Millineum  Development Goals.  At this time we can’t afford to give away any more money.  With Senate bill 2433, the US Sovereignty will be gone.  We will be subject to the UN and their laws.

Rush Limbaugh responds:

… There are two things going on here. One prong of the Great Unifier’s plan is to isolate elected Republicans from their voters and supporters by making the argument about me and not about his plan. He is hoping that these Republicans will also publicly denounce me and thus marginalize me. And who knows? Are ideological and philosophical ties enough to keep the GOP loyal to their voters? Meanwhile, the effort to foist all blame for this mess on the private sector continues unabated when most of the blame for this current debacle can be laid at the feet of the Congress and a couple of former presidents. And there is a strategic reason for this.

Secondly, here is a combo quote from the meeting:

“If we don’t get this done we (the Democrats) could lose seats and I could lose re-election. But we can’t let people like Rush Limbaugh stall this. That’s how things don’t get done in this town.
” …

Put simply, I believe his stimulus is aimed at re-establishing “eternal” power for the Democrat Party rather than stimulating the economy because anyone with a brain knows this is NOT how you stimulate the economy. If I can be made to serve as a distraction, then there is that much less time debating the merits of this TRILLION dollar debacle.

If I can be made to serve as a distraction, then there is that much less time debating the merits of the trillion dollar debacle.

Obama’s ties to the teachings of Saul Alinksy while he was community organizing in Chicago.
Here is Rule 13 of Alinksy’s Rules for Radicals:

“Pick the target, freeze it, personalize it, and polarize it.”

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al Qaida and WMDs

Posted by rightwinger on January 23, 2009

The threat from al Qaida is still very real.  Just because our new President doesn’t talk about the War on Terror, it still exists.  You may have heard about al Qaida members dieing of the bubonic plague.  My first thought was they must be living in bad conditions.  Well no, this is not just the bubonic plague.  This was the bubonic plague in a weaponized state.  This was a test of the bubonic plague in a weaponized form that went terribly wrong.  Not that you will hear about this from the Obama administration because they want to placate the left who thinks the War on Terror was some made up War by Bush.  Sorry folks there is nothing made up about the War on Terror which should actually be called the War on Radical Islam.

For those who think the global war on terror is just a bad memory from the Bush administration, you might be surprised to discover it isn’t. The threat is real — even more so, given that so many people are convinced it no longer exists.

An overlooked news item out of Algeria puts to rest that notion. The report says that an al-Qaida affiliate there abruptly closed a mountain training base after an experiment with biological weapons went wrong.

A U.S. intelligence official, speaking on condition he not be named, confirmed the accident that led to a shutdown of the training facility in Tizi Ouzou, a province in eastern Algeria.

He said the U.S. intercepted desperate communications between the group and al-Qaida leaders in Pakistan’s tribal region earlier this month suggesting that the camp had been quickly abandoned.

A report by the Sun, a British tabloid, said at least 40 operatives belonging to al-Qaida in the Land of the Maghreb (AQLIM), an al-Qaida affiliate in North Africa, were killed in a training accident.

From the sound of it, they were likely killed by a strain of the bubonic plague — the deadly rat-borne bacterial disease that ravaged much of the world in the 13th and 14th century, wiping out fully a third of Europe’s population. An airborne version, pneumonic plague, is equally deadly.

The details are horrific. The Algerian victims were said to be afflicted with horrible boils in different parts of their bodies, dying in excruciating pain after just a few hours. It’s an awful way to die.

Since AQLIM boasts of 1,000 members in Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia and Nigeria, the loss of 40 terrorists will barely scratch the surface of their membership.

What worries us is that if the “accident” was part of a wider program to create a deadly bioweapon to be used against civilians — possibly in the U.S. or Europe — then we are in serious danger.

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This while Dana Priest of the Washington Post declares that Obama has ended the War on Terror.  Oh Really???  Now, Dana can you please notify al Qaida who still aims to kill Americans about this.  Because al Qaida’s pursuit of the destruction of the West and instituting Sharia law has not changed.

With the stroke of his pen, he effectively declared an end to the “war on terror,” as President George W. Bush had defined it, signaling to the world that the reach of the U.S. government in battling its enemies will not be limitless.

While Obama says he has no plans to diminish counterterrorism operations abroad, the notion that a president can circumvent long-standing U.S. laws simply by declaring war was halted by executive order in the Oval Office.

Key components of the secret structure developed under Bush are being swept away: The military’s Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, facility, where the rights of habeas corpus and due process had been denied detainees, will close, and the CIA is now prohibited from maintaining its own overseas prisons. And in a broad swipe at the Bush administration’s lawyers, Obama nullified every legal order and opinion on interrogations issued by any lawyer in the executive branch after Sept. 11, 2001.

I’d like to know what long standing US laws have been violated conidering the eleventh amendment of the US Constitution specifically states that foreign nationals have no rights under the US Constitution.

The Judicial power of the United States shall not be construed to extend to any suit in law or equity, commenced or prosecuted against one of the United States by Citizens of another State, or by Citizens or Subjects of any Foreign State.

I would also like to point out that there is precedence under FDR, yes FDR for US citizens and foreign nationals involved with a terrorist attack on US soil to be tried under the UCMJ.

Should a terrorist have more constitutional rights than a person in the military? If a military person commits a crime, they are tried under the UCMJ. So should a terrorist have more rights than our own military? There is precedence for Guantanimo Bay and terrorists being tried under the UCMJ. Read this Wall Street Journal article which states the following:

“There is ample constitutional precedent to support the detention of a suspected al Qaeda agent, even an American citizen, who plans to carry out terrorist attacks on our soil. During World War II, eight Nazi saboteurs secretly landed in New York to attack factories and plants. Two of them were American citizens.

After their capture, FDR sent them to military detention, where they were tried and most of them executed. In Ex Parte Quirin, the Supreme Court upheld the detention and trial by military authorities of American citizens who “associate” with “the military arm of the enemy” and “enter this country bent on hostile acts.” If FDR were president today, Padilla might have fared far worse than he has.”

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Stimulus not to go to White Males!!!

Posted by rightwinger on January 22, 2009

Ok.  I’m not a white male, but this is racism.  Color does not have ANYTHING to do with layoffs.  In fact three white people who are US citizens were just laid off at my company while a department full of Indians on Visas from India stayed employed.  This is racism.  Lay off the white US citizens while our jobs go to H1b Indians on Visas.  All things considered I was more qualified than most of the people in my department and I was the ONLY CERTIFIED person in my department.  I being a WHITE US Citizen was laid off.  This is disgusting.  This is RACISM plain and simple, but now its racism against whites.  Now Congress is spewing this racist garbage.  I thought this country moved forward and put racism to rest with the election of Obama.  Oh no, if Congress is going to spew this garbage we’ve just gone back 30 years.

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Day 1… Slam Bush for Katrina

Posted by rightwinger on January 21, 2009

Day 1… Obama’s White House slams Bush about Katrina.  There is only one problem Obama is part of the problem.  How?  Well when several bills were up to divert the funds from pork barrel projects to shore up the levies in New Orleans, Obama voted for the funds to go to pork barrel projects.

…[Tom] Coburn twice proposed measures that would have pulled money from legislator’s pet projects – for example, a baseball stadium in Montana and a visitor’s center in Morgan City, Louisiana – in order to redirect the cash toward shoring up levees in New Orleans and rebuilding the city.  Obama voted against the reform position on both of those occasions, and in favor of the pet projects

When Coburn proposed an amendment redirecting funds from the infamous “Bridge to Nowhere” in Alaska to reconstruction of the Twin Spans bridge in New Orleans, Democratic senators Mary Landrieu of Louisiana, Evan Bayh of Indiana, and Feingold were all willing to stand with him against the pork-barrellers.  … Obama voted with eighty-one of his Senate colleagues against New Orleans and in favor of the Bridge to Nowhere.   ( The Case Against Barack Obama, p. 94-95)

Let’s talk about Katrina.  Yes it was a catastrophe.  Having lived in the Gulf Coast and near the East Coast my whole life, I know about hurricanes and evacuations.  The US cannot plan for the worse case scenerio of all catastrophes. The reality is that people were asked to evacuate and many did not.  The mayor of New Orleans had an evacuation plan, but never followed it.  Any one that knows anything about New Orleans knows it is below sea level.  Flooding in an area such as this will be worse than other areas.  The last hurricane that hit Galveston was deadly also, but did they sit around and blame Bush?  No.  They evacuated and did what was required.  Of course there are always some people who refuse to evacuate. When this happens they are taking their own loves into their own hands.  To blame Bush for Katrina and not rebuilding the area is ridiculous.  I love the way BHO blames Bush when he voted against funds going to New Orleans.

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Update: Day 1 Obama Closes Gitmo

Posted by rightwinger on January 21, 2009

First day in office, Obama signs an executive order to close Gitmo within a year.  In addition, all Gitmo trials have been halted including Khalid Sheik Muhammeds hearing set for today.  Khalid is the mastermind of the planes operation of the 2001 World Trade Center attacks.  

In one of his first acts in office President Obama has ordered the U.S. government to suspend prosecutions of prisoners at Guantanamo Bay for 120 days, military officials said Tuesday.

Papers filed at the U.S. prison camp said the request is made “in the interest of justice and at the direction of the president of the United States.” It seeks a delay in proceedings until May 20.

“The judges will receive the requests and review them, and we anticipate a ruling soon,” said Cmdr. Jeffrey Gordon, a Defense Department spokesman.

Tuesday’s directive was issued verbally through Defense Secretary Bob Gates, according to a military official.

Obama had vowed to close the naval prison at the U.S. base. While Obama’s order does not go that far, it will stop the prosecutions of 21 detainees currently facing war crimes charges.

Many Gitmo detainees return to the battlefield to kill Americans.  Obama is bringing us real change.  After showing this type of appreasement, the Islamic terrorists will see us as weak.  Don’t worry this is just the beginning.  Negotiations with Hamas and Iran are next.  Gitmo is just one of the measures that President Bush took to keep us safe.  Gitmo was created for a reason – to keep Americans SAFE!!!  There is precedence for terrorists to not have rights under the Constitution.  In fact they don’t have rights under the Constitution according to the Constitution because they are foreign nationals.

The Eleventh Amendment states:

The Judicial power of the United States shall not be construed to extend to any suit in law or equity, commenced or prosecuted against one of the United States by Citizens of another State, or by Citizens or Subjects of any Foreign State.

Should a terrorist have more constitutional rights than a person in the military? If a military person commits a crime, they are tried under the UCMJ. So should a terrorist have more rights than our own military? There is precedence for Guantanimo Bay and terrorists being tried under the UCMJ. Read this Wall Street Journal article which states the following:

“There is ample constitutional precedent to support the detention of a suspected al Qaeda agent, even an American citizen, who plans to carry out terrorist attacks on our soil. During World War II, eight Nazi saboteurs secretly landed in New York to attack factories and plants. Two of them were American citizens.

After their capture, FDR sent them to military detention, where they were tried and most of them executed. In Ex Parte Quirin, the Supreme Court upheld the detention and trial by military authorities of American citizens who “associate” with “the military arm of the enemy” and “enter this country bent on hostile acts.” If FDR were president today, Padilla might have fared far worse than he has.”

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Investor’s Business Daily had a great article on this:

On Jan. 20, 1981, Ronald Reagan welcomed the return of American hostages in victory. On Jan. 20, 2009, Barack Obama will welcome the closing of Guantanamo in appeasement. Yes, change has come.

For anti-war liberals, closing the prisoner of war camp at Guantanamo has long been a cause celebre, one the president-elect warmly embraced.

On ABC’s “This Week,” he gave supporters pause when he suggested actually closing the facility within his first 100 days would be a “challenge.” At least one Obama transition team adviser reassured them on Monday not to worry.

An executive order to close the camp could be issued as early as Inauguration Day. The pathway to trials in American courts with American lawyers and American rights would be set for those jihadists captured on the battlefield trying to kill Americans.

One of the problems is exactly where to relocate the remaining 248 prisoners. Few places are standing in line for the privilege. Maybe ACORN could use a few more volunteers.

This moment stands in stark contrast to the day in 1981 when President Reagan took the oath of office as American hostages were winging their way back to freedom after 444 days of captivity in a Tehran prison. The mullahs set them free rather than deal with a resolute new commander in chief, and in the knowledge they wouldn’t have Jimmy Carter to kick around anymore.

Now it is we who are capitulating.  Last May, the Defense Department said at least 36 former Guantanamo detainees are “confirmed or suspected” of having returned to the battlefield. If Obama orders a shift out of Gitmo, you can be sure more terrorists will return to the front.Among those previously released are Abdullah Salim Ali al-Ajmi, who was first detained in Afghanistan and spent three years at Gitmo before being released in 2005. Al-Ajmi returned to Kuwait and last May went to Iraq to become a suicide bomber. He was successful in his new line of work.

Abdullah Mehsud spent 25 months at Gitmo until his release from such inhuman bondage in March 2004. While out on his own recognizance, he returned to his native South Waziristan where he rebuilt and led a Taliban cadre estimated at 5,000 foot soldiers conducting cross-border raids from Pakistan.

Guantanamo is home to some of the world’s most dangerous Islamists: Chechen jihadists, Afghan mujahedeen and Taliban fighters, and al-Qaida terrorists from across the Middle East and North Africa. Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, mastermind of the 9/11 attacks, and Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri, architect of the USS Cole bombing in 2000, are among the 14 “high value” detainees.

Contrary to the conventional wisdom, Gitmo detainees have not been held without some form of adjudication. All have undergone two levels of review, one to determine their status as enemy combatants, the other an annual review to determine their fitness for release. Obviously this part is not an exact science.

Guantanamo and the incarceration and interrogation of its inhabitants have saved thousands of American lives and untold tragedy. While it has existed, America’s enemies have had a harder time plying their trade.

In his first post-election interview with “60 Minutes” last Nov. 16, Obama said: “I have said repeatedly that I intend to close Guantanamo, and I will follow through on that. I’ve said repeatedly that America doesn’t torture, and I’m going to make sure that we don’t torture.

“Those are part and parcel of an effort to regain America’s moral stature in the world.”

We are more concerned with guaranteeing America’s survival.

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Excerpts from The One’s Speech

Posted by rightwinger on January 21, 2009

I am proud that we have the first black president, but that’s about where it ends for me.  It is because of principle and policy nothing else.  I don’t want the socialist agenda that BHO has planned to come to fruition.  I’m not falling for the Obama mania.  I see clearly what BHO wants to accomplish starting with his Senate bill 2433.  He made reference to this in his inaugural speech.

Principles are the same period. Principles are the same regardless of our circumstances. For example, supply and demand affects prices period. Big government spending is bad, not good. Roosevelt actually made the depression worse and last longer because of his New Deal.  Now The One wants us to think old arguments don’t work?  A shift has occurred, so what we think is no longer correct.  He is basing his economic stimulus on Roosevelt’s failed New Deal.  Talk about old ideas.  What is new about his economic stimulus plan?  Its back to the 1930′s courtesy of BHO.

What the cynics fail to understand is that the ground has shifted beneath them _ that the stale political arguments that have consumed us for so long no longer apply. The question we ask today is not whether our government is too big or too small, but whether it works _ whether it helps families find jobs at a decent wage, care they can afford, a retirement that is dignified. Where the answer is yes, we intend to move forward. Where the answer is no, programs will end. Those of us who manage the public’s dollars will be held to account _ to spend wisely, reform bad habits, and do our business in the light of day _ because only then can we restore the vital trust between a people and their government.

Now considering that the Economic Crisis fundamentally was caused by the Community Reinvestment Act and the CEO of Fannie Mae cooking the books, how did the market spiral out of control?  The CEO of Fannie Mae made $90 million in 6 years after cooking the books.  He has not been named once by the MSM or Obama.  You see when government steals from the American people, no one cares.  Especially when its Dems protecting Dems.  Big government means more stealing by corrupt officials.  There won’t be any hearings just like there hasn’t been one for Franklin Raines.

Nor is the question before us whether the market is a force for good or ill. Its power to generate wealth and expand freedom is unmatched, but this crisis has reminded us that without a watchful eye, the market can spin out of control _ and that a nation cannot prosper long when it favors only the prosperous. The success of our economy has always depended not just on the size of our gross domestic product, but on the reach of our prosperity; on our ability to extend opportunity to every willing heart _ not out of charity, but because it is the surest route to our common good.

Essentially Guantanimo will be closed and so called torture will not be permitted.  Obama is forgetting that the Constitution does not guarantee rights to foreign nationals.  In fact under Roosevelt terrorists were tried under the UCMJ and given the death sentence.  A lead al Qaeda terrorist and mastermind of the planes operation had to be waterboarded 100 times in 2 weeks before he broke.  Because of this, we have gotten the most information from Khalid Sheik Muhammad about al Qaida and its inner workings.  Don’t worry America the terrorists now know they won’t be tortured and won’t talk.  Forget about stopping the next terrorist attack.  Since the Average American doesn’t know what the US Constitution says and is ill advised on US History, Obama make statements such as this.  Notice how he doesn’t call out the ideology we at war with today.  It is not a War on Terror.  Its is a war on Radical Islam.  Obama cannot state the truth in this matter.  We called out communism and fascism when we were at war with these ideologies.  In a report on defeating al Qaida given to Congress calling out the ideology of radical Islam was described as one part of defeating it.

As for our common defense, we reject as false the choice between our safety and our ideals. Our founding fathers … our found fathers, faced with perils we can scarcely imagine, drafted a charter to assure the rule of law and the rights of man, a charter expanded by the blood of generations. Those ideals still light the world, and we will not give them up for expedience’s sake. And so to all the other peoples and governments who are watching today, from the grandest capitals to the small village where my father was born: know that America is a friend of each nation and every man, woman, and child who seeks a future of peace and dignity, and that we are ready to lead once more.

Recall that earlier generations faced down fascism and communism not just with missiles and tanks, but with sturdy alliances and enduring convictions. They understood that our power alone cannot protect us, nor does it entitle us to do as we please. Instead, they knew that our power grows through its prudent use; our security emanates from the justness of our cause, the force of our example, the tempering qualities of humility and restraint. 

He wants to leave Iraq responsibly to its people.  Oh really because when things got tough he wanted to cut and run while leaving Iraq to the terrorists.  Yes Obama will usher in a new era of so called peace while appeasing the terrorists and rogue states.  Believe me there will be another attack on the US and it will be because of Obama’s appeasement and lack of strength.  

We are the keepers of this legacy.  Guided by these principles once more, we can meet those new threats that demand even greater effort _ even greater cooperation and understanding between nations. We will begin to responsibly leave Iraq to its people, and forge a hard-earned peace in Afghanistan. With old friends and former foes, we will work tirelessly to lessen the nuclear threat, and roll back the specter of a warming planet. We will not apologize for our way of life, nor will we waver in its defense, and for those who seek to advance their aims by inducing terror and slaughtering innocents, we say to you now that our spirit is stronger and cannot be broken; you cannot outlast us, and we will defeat you.

For we know that our patchwork heritage is a strength, not a weakness. We are a nation of Christians and Muslims, Jews and Hindus _ and non-believers. We are shaped by every language and culture, drawn from every end of this Earth; and because we have tasted the bitter swill of civil war and segregation, and emerged from that dark chapter stronger and more united, we cannot help but believe that the old hatreds shall someday pass; that the lines of tribe shall soon dissolve; that as the world grows smaller, our common humanity shall reveal itself; and that America must play its role in ushering in a new era of peace.

To the Muslim world, we seek a new way forward, based on mutual interest and mutual respect. To those leaders around the globe who seek to sow conflict, or blame their society’s ills on the West _ know that your people will judge you on what you can build, not what you destroy. To those who cling to power through corruption and deceit and the silencing of dissent, know that you are on the wrong side of history; but that we will extend a hand if you are willing to unclench your fist.

The next paragraph is yes all about Senate bill 2433.  Rich nations must share their wealth with poor nations.  AKA more money going to rogue nations and dictators.

To the people of poor nations, we pledge to work alongside you to make your farms flourish and let clean waters flow; to nourish starved bodies and feed hungry minds. And to those nations like ours that enjoy relative plenty, we say we can no longer afford indifference to the suffering outside our borders; nor can we consume the world’s resources without regard to effect. For the world has changed, and we must change with it.

This ending is nice, but its sad that the freedoms that our forefathers fought and died for – smaller government and lower taxes – will be a faint memory once Obama has instituted his bigger government and redistribution plans.

So let us mark this day with remembrance, of who we are and how far we have traveled. In the year of America’s birth, in the coldest of months, a small band of patriots huddled by dying campfires on the shores of an icy river. The capital was abandoned. The enemy was advancing. The snow was stained with blood. At a moment when the outcome of our revolution was most in doubt, the father of our nation ordered these words be read to the people:

“Let it be told to the future world … that in the depth of winter, when nothing but hope and virtue could survive…that the city and the country, alarmed at one common danger, came forth to meet (it).”

America, in the face of our common dangers, in this winter of our hardship, let us remember these timeless words. With hope and virtue, let us brave once more the icy currents, and endure what storms may come. Let it be said by our children’s children that when we were tested we refused to let this journey end, that we did not turn back nor did we falter; and with eyes fixed on the horizon and God’s grace upon us, we carried forth that great gift of freedom and delivered it safely to future generations.

Thank you. God bless you. And God bless the United States of America.

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In Other Words … This is ACORN on Steroids

Posted by rightwinger on January 18, 2009

In other words Obama is putting ACORN on Steroids … Previous to the election, Obama was mass mailing supporters and asking them to get trained to be community organizers. Sounds like this is the same program only expanded. I love the way the Dems kept saying Bush had a regime.  Give me a break!  We’ve never had a so many scandals with a Presidential transition.  Obama’s own lawyers excuse him?  This is ok with everyone???  Now we have a dictator in waiting instituting a permanent campaign to the tune of an estimated $75 million a year to support him with a representative in every state.   It is not enough he had the most expensive campaign in US history privately funded including illegal donations from foreignors.  Our only hope is that his Marxist Socialist agenda will be so bad that Americans will just want him out.  Obama did say that Americans can no longer drive SUVs, eat as much, and keep their A/C on 72. What did Americans think would happen?  Your taxes, food, and energy prices will go sky high when his cap and trade and carbon taxes are enacted.  Don’t worry, you are getting change America and he’s going to see to it with this Organizing for America Organization.

From Hot Air:

“Though the plan still is emerging, one source with knowledge of the internal discussion said the organization could have an annual budget of $75 million in privately raised funds. Another said it would deploy hundreds of paid staff members — possibly one for every congressional district in certain politically important states and even more in larger battlegrounds such as Florida, Ohio, Colorado, Virginia and North Carolina…”

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What Islam is Not

Posted by rightwinger on January 16, 2009

Americans need to wake up and understand that Radical Islam is a threat to our very existence.  We can never allow Sharia law or Islamic ghettos where Muslims only have their schools and children are unable to socialize with children of other beliefs.  This is wrong any way you look at it.  Political correctness and appeasement will not fix this problem.  Radical Islam is THE THREAT to the world as we know it today.  Sorry libs its NOT global warming, its radical ISLAM.  If Muslims want to live in the US, then they have to integrate with us and live under our laws.  That’s it period.  In researching my book The Link, I found an interesting Congressional hearing titled “9/11 FIVE YEARS LATER: GAUGING ISLAMIST TERRORISM” from September 7, 2006 that describes how to defeat radical Islam. A major way is first to call out Radical Islam and not be politically correct.   These people want one thing, the complete domination and destruction of the Western World as we know.  Just think of it as the Taliban taking control of every country in the world.

From “9/11 FIVE YEARS LATER: GAUGING ISLAMIST TERRORISM”:

In War Footing, we offer a number of specific recommendations about how America

could implement such strategies at this juncture. They include the following:

1. Stop evading the issue. No government strategy to date for the so-called ‘‘War

on Terror’’ has included political warfare as an element of the American arsenal.

2. Devise, staff up, and begin executing a political warfare strategy. Countering the

Islamofascist ideology must be its principal focus.

3. De-legitimize Islamist extremism in the eyes of Muslims, and especially its potential

supporters. We need to show that, although violent Islamism is certainly a

problem for us in the West, it is a vastly greater problem for the Muslim community.

• Challenge the Islamists on religious grounds. Many Muslim leaders teach the

message of civility and tolerance, and their voices need to be amplified. We

can help call attention to contradictions between Islamism and the Koran, on

such matters as prohibitions of violence against Muslims; relations between

Muslims and ‘‘people of the book’’ (Jews and Christians); the ban on compulsion

in religion; the doctrine of jihad; the rules of war; killing of innocent civilians,

prohibition of suicide, and so forth.

• Expose economic disaster. There is ample evidence that Islamism, and its imposition

of Shari’a law, results in crippling limitations to economic development,

and thus to the socioeconomic well-being of Muslims. Relevant cases

are Pakistan, Iran, Sudan, and Nigeria.

• Celebrate educational opportunity. Radical Islam has a strongly negative effect

on educational standards, due to its narrow emphasis on Koranic instruction

which fails to equip graduates with any practical job skills, destining

them for jihad or unemployment. Where Islamists hold sway, an erosion in

quality similarly afflicts what had been secular educational systems. There is

evidence, moreover, that with the proliferation of madrassa education, functional

illiteracy is spreading, and literacy rates for women are stagnating.

Any serious effort at political warfare must emphasize the huge costs to societies

that do not fully use the talents of half of their population.

• Emphasize progress. Shari’a-ruled countries exhibit a strong bias against

science and technology education, to the huge detriment of their economic de-

Arab world has yet to join the Industrial Revolution—let alone the Information

Revolution—and that it neither produces much scientific literature nor

carries out real research. A successful political warfare strategy must highlight

this key failure by documenting the numerous religious prohibitions and

restrictions on scientific and technological pursuit imposed by Islamist ideology.

• Enshrine human rights. The regular and officially sanctioned abuse of basic

human rights in Shari’a-dominated countries is yet another glaring Islamist

misdeed that needs to be exposed. Such abuse includes the widespread judicial

and customary discrimination and outright mistreatment of women, from

uncivilized practices such as forced marriages to truly inhumane treatment

such as genital mutilation and ‘‘honor’’ killings. Virtually all of these extreme

Islamist tenets and practices stand in direct contradiction to the UN Universal

Declaration of Human Rights—an international human rights standard

to which all of the Shari’a-dominated countries nominally adhere.

4. Use legislative vehicles for political warfare. Congress has an important role to

play. The groundbreaking 1972 Jackson-Vanik Amendment made favorable trade relations

with the Soviet Union contingent on its permitting free emigration. Under

the leadership of the remarkable Senator Henry M. Jackson, this legislation proved

to be a powerful congressionally created political weapon, one that was used to decisive

effect in de-legitimizing totalitarian Soviet Communism. Sanctions legislation

and assistance to democratic opposition movements can serve a similar purpose in

the War for the Free World.

5. Use our strengths. The good news is that Americans are among the world’s experts

at political warfare. The bad news is that we mainly use it against each other:

After all, the strategies and tactics of any hard-fought election campaign are precisely

the stuff of applied political warfare. The talent, creativity, ingenuity, and,

yes, ruthlessness of top-flight political campaign strategists of both parties should

be mustered for the purpose of fighting our enemies and helping our friends rather

than fighting each other.

The model for such an effort is the ‘‘dollar-a-year man,’’ the highly skilled privatesector

leaders who volunteered their services to the government to assist in the

World War II effort. With this kind of help, we could quickly be well on the way

to building a national political warfare capability.

6. Invest in the instruments of political warfare, including public diplomacy. Public

diplomacy, intended to influence perceptions, attitudes, and actions abroad, must

be viewed as a form of political warfare. We have been dramatically underfunding

an important area of natural American expertise and capability: multimedia communications

aimed at foreign audiences. As part of our War Footing strategy, we

must stop nickel-and-diming our international broadcasting operations. All too frequently

in recent years, we have increased transmission to one region at the expense

of reducing it to another.

An immediate and sweeping ramp-up of our international broadcasting capabilities

is needed to provide high-quality programming:

• Voice of America; ‘‘free radios’’; new services like Radio Sawa and Al Hurra;

and support for the extremely effective private-sector broadcasts (for example,

those beamed into Iran from Los Angeles and more innovative, sometimes

covertly sponsored forms).

• A range of formats (television, satellite, AM/FM or shortwave radio or both,

and the Internet).

• Operating twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week, where appropriate.

• Serving every country currently or potentially under assault from Islamism.

The cost of such an ambitious undertaking—though appreciably greater than the

stingy investment we are making in international communications today—pales by

comparison with the costs of military warfare. The investment will be well repaid

if it helps us protect and expand the Free World against the Islamists and their

friends, without resorting to further use of military force.

7. Use the Internet as a tool of political warfare. In particular, the power of creative

Web sites,Webcasting, and blogging should be aggressively exploited.

8. Strengthen the CIA clandestine services, and authorize and fund them for longterm

strategic political warfare.

9. Grant the Department of Defense the primary responsibility for political warfare.

Just as the State Department leads in public diplomacy, the ‘‘warfare’’ side of

communications is legitimately a Pentagon function and must not be assigned to our

diplomats.

10. Don’t forget political warfare in non-Islamist areas. The United States must

combat adversarial political warfare wherever it arises, even in countries traditionally

considered friendly. Despite their differences, the United States and Germany

continue to have strong political, economic, cultural, and military ties. Yet the Socialist/

Green coalition ruling Germany during the first years of the war went out

of bounds in its differences with U.S. policy—to the point of deliberately undermining

American security interests for the sake of political gain in domestic elections.

When politicians cross the line between opposition and sabotage, the United

States must have capabilities to battle them politically.

11. Reinforce and strengthen our friends. By demonstrating that there are not only

consequences for opposing us, but also real and tangible benefits from supporting

us, we can maximize the chances of our success. Critical in this regard is the American

commitment to the continued survival of one of the most exposed countries of

the Free World: Israel.

 

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Climate Czar is a Socialist!

Posted by rightwinger on January 14, 2009

It has been reported that the climate Czar, Carol M. Browner,  appointed by President-elect Obama is a known member of the Socialist International party.  The Socialist International party’s web site scrubbed her name.  The closest Marxist – Socialist are being put into place to severly harm the US economy.  Now just think about Obama’s Senate bill 2433.  Folks we are seeing a Marxist-socialist stealth takeover of our government.  

Until last week, Carol M. Browner, President-elect Barack Obama’s pick as global warming czar, was listed as one of 14 leaders of a socialist group’s Commission for a Sustainable World Society, which calls for “global governance” and says rich countries must shrink their economies to address climate change.

By Thursday, Mrs. Browner’s name and biography had been removed from Socialist International’s Web page, though a photo of her speaking June 30 to the group’s congress in Greece was still available.

Socialist International, an umbrella group for many of the world’s social democratic political parties such as Britain’s Labor Party, says it supports socialism and is harshly critical of U.S. policies.

The group’s Commission for a Sustainable World Society, the organization’s action arm on climate change, says the developed world must reduce consumption and commit to binding and punitive limits on greenhouse gas emissions.

Mr. Obama, who has said action on climate change would be a priority in his administration, tapped Mrs. Browner last month to fill a new position as White House coordinator of climate and energy policies. The appointment does not need Senate confirmation.

Mr. Obama’s transition team said Mrs. Browner’s membership in the organization is not a problem and that it brings experience in U.S. policymaking to her new role.

Read the full article.

Investor’s Business Daily had a nice write up about Mrs. Browner also:

Is anyone surprised that the would-be czarina of federal climate and energy policy has ties to a socialist group? The environmental movement’s goal is to afflict the economy, not comfort the ecology.

Carol Browner, who’ll run the new White House office of climate and energy policies, isn’t new to Washington. The public will recognize her name from the years she served as Environmental Protection Agency administrator under Bill Clinton.

The public, however, knows little or nothing about her work with Socialist International, a group that describes itself as a worldwide organization of social democratic, socialist and labor parties that envisions a “new, democratic world society” and typically takes anti-U.S. positions.

Within its declaration of principles there are clear signs it’s comfortable with using the authority of the state to establish a global socialist regime.

Equally as telling are its member groups, including Nicaragua’s Sandinista National Liberation Front, Democratic Socialists of America, and socialist and labor parties from dozens of nations.

Browner was linked to Socialist International through her leadership post on the group’s Commission for a Sustainable World Society. The Washington Times reports Browner was also listed as an individual member of Socialist International.

In her role as a White House aide, Browner should be looking out for U.S. interests. Yet, according to the Times, Socialist International’s Commission for a Sustainable World Society not only wants America, as well as other developed nations, to cut their current levels of consumption. It has called for a “fair approach” to global warming and climate change that “must be centered on solidarity and aim to reduce the disparity between the developed and the developing countries.”

Reducing the disparity will come, of course, at the expense of wealthy nations. Socialists dream of an egalitarianism that is reached not by lifting the fortunes of everyone but by redistributing wealth downward. They pretend to be interested only in taking care of the planet. But another purpose seems to be containing or even shrinking thriving economies. They are little more than socialists disguised as activists.

Evidence of Browner’s association with Socialist International has been largely scrubbed from the group’s Web site. Someone in the incoming administration — Browner herself? — must have felt it wouldn’t be wise for people to know about it.

This we can understand. What we can’t understand is why those ties didn’t disqualify her for the job.

After learning about Mrs. Browner, I think Al Gore may have been a better choice as ridiculous as that sounds.

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