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Archive for June, 2008

Democrat Congressman Delahunt Wants Terrorists to Harm Cheney’s Aide

Posted by rightwinger on June 30, 2008

Democrat Congressman Delahunt is for the terrorists. He wants them to kill Cheny’s aid. Sounds like a traitor to me. We are in a War declared by Osama bin Laden and Ayman al-Zawahiri. On page 47 of the 9/11 Commission section 2.1, it states “A Declaration of War.” In February 1998, Osama bin Laden and Ayman al Zawahiri together issued a worldwide fatwa to all Muslims. The fatwa called for “the murder of any American, anywhere on earth.” Three months later bin Laden went on the say that “it was more important for Muslims to kill Americans than to kill other infidels.” “We do not differentiate between military or civilian. As far as we are concerned they are all targets.”

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What About Precedence?

Posted by rightwinger on June 25, 2008

The reality is there is no precedence for allowing enemy combatants the right of habeas corpus. In fact the opposite is true. In the Johnson v. Eisentrager, 339 U. S. 763 (1950) case the US Supreme Court ruled that habeas corpus should not be given to WWII enemy combatants.

JUSTICE SCALIA, with whom THE CHIEF JUSTICE, JUSTICE THOMAS, and JUSTICE ALITO join, dissenting. Today, for the first time in our Nation’s history, the Court confers a constitutional right to habeas corpus onalien enemies detained abroad by our military forces inthe course of an ongoing war. My problem with today’s opinion is more fundamental still: The writ of habeas corpus does not, and never has, run in favor of aliens abroad; the Suspension Clause thushas no application, and the Court’s intervention in this military matter is entirely ultra vires. America is at war with radical Islamists. The enemy began by killing Americans and American allies abroad: 241 at the Marine barracks in Lebanon, 19 at the Khobar Towers in Dhahran, 224 at our embassies in Dar es Salaam and Nairobi, and 17 on the USS Cole in Yemen. See National Commission on Terrorist Attacks upon the United States, The 9/11 Commission Report, pp. 60–61, 70, 190 (2004). On September 11, 2001, the enemy brought the battle to American soil, killing 2,749 at the Twin Towers in New York City, 184 at the Pentagon inWashington, D. C., and 40 in Pennsylvania. See id., at 552, n. 9. It has threatened further attacks against our homeland; one need only walk about buttressed and barricaded Washington, or board a plane anywhere in the country, to know that the threat is a serious one. Our Armed Forces are now in the field against the enemy, in Afghanistan and Iraq. Last week, 13 of our countrymen in arms were killed. The game of bait-and-switch that today’s opinion playsupon the Nation’s Commander in Chief will make the warharder on us. It will almost certainly cause more Americans to be killed. That consequence would be tolerable if necessary to preserve a time-honored legal principle vital to our constitutional Republic. But it is this Court’s blatant abandonment of such a principle that produces thedecision today. The President relied on our settled precedent in Johnson v. Eisentrager, 339 U. S. 763 (1950), whenhe established the prison at Guantanamo Bay for enemy aliens. have transported prisoners there, but would have kept them in Afghanistan, transferred them to another of our foreign military bases, or turned them over to allies for detention.  Those other facilities might well have been worse for the detainees themselves.

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Global Warming Kook Paid For By George Soros

Posted by rightwinger on June 24, 2008

On the leftist web sites any scientist that speaks out against Global Warming has been bought and paid for by the big Oil companies. Well this kook has been bought and paid for by Heinz (yes, Kerry’s wife), George Soros, and none other than Al Gore himself the inventor of the internet.

James Hansen, Director of NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS)….Hansen now seems to be calling for the chief executives of Big Oil to be tried for high crimes against humanity. Their crime? Spreading doubt about global warming.

Actually, it is Hansen who is guilty. Guilty of abusing the public trust. Examine the largess culled by Hansen.

In 2001, the Heinz Foundation “awarded” James Hansen with a payment of $250,000 for his work on global warming. According to the foundation: “It was Dr. Hansen who, in the sweltering, drought-scorched summer of 1988, went where few scientists were willing to go-before Congress, to explain just how serious the potential for global warming truly was.” The Heinz Foundation, directed by the wife of U.S. Senator and former presidential candidate, John Kerry, is widely known for its support of liberal causes. Is it any surprise that James Hansen also endorsed John Kerry for President in 2004? The quarter of a million was just a tease of additional monies to come.

In 2007, Hansen split a $1 million prize from the Dan David prize category of “Future Quest for Energy” (layman’s translation: a world without oil). In addition he also reported to have acted as a consultant to Gore’s global whining slide show, which was the impetus to the Prince of Peace’s film, “An Inconvenient Truth.” In fact, in 2006 Hansen had the gall to appear on a New York City stage with Mr. Gore to promote the then upcoming film-though he did reportedly inform the audience, “I’m not speaking as a government employee.”

Topping it all, Hansen has allegedly received hundreds of thousands of additional dollars to further politicize the issue of global warming. According to Investors Business Daily, “How many people, for instance, know that James Hansen, a man billed as a lonely ‘NASA whistleblower’ standing up to the mighty U.S. government, was really funded by [George] Soros’ Open Society Institute (OSI), which gave him ‘legal and media advice’? That’s right, Hansen was packaged for the media by Soros’ flagship ‘philanthropy’ by as much as $720,000, most likely under the OSI’s ‘politicization of science’ program.” Hansen denied any relationship with OSI, but Investor’s Business Daily refused to back off on their story, “claiming the funding first passed through the Government Accountability Project, which then used it to package Hansen for the media.”

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Obama Playing Race Card 6/21/2008

Posted by rightwinger on June 23, 2008

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Obama Flip Flops on Public Campaign Funds

Posted by rightwinger on June 23, 2008

I thought Obama was the candidate for change ? Really ??? He’s flip flopped on taking public funds because the “system is broken.” Whatever… Its whatever is convenient for him. Apparently the Democrats sued McCain when he said he wasn’t taking public funds. McCain is taking public funds for the 2008 campaign. Should the Republicans sue Obama ???

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Obama Plays Race Card

Posted by rightwinger on June 23, 2008

Obama 6/21/2008:

“We know what kind of campaign they’re going to run. They’re going to try to make you afraid,” Obama said at the fundraiser. “They’re going to try to make you afraid of me. He’s young and inexperienced and he’s got a funny name. And did I mention he’s black? He’s got a feisty wife.”

Oh Great Obama is playing the race card. Can’t you come up with something better Barack like solve our energy problems? Oh yeah, you don’t have a clue about that do you? So let’s play the race card and get everyone off the fact that gas is at $4 a gallon and the Dems have no answers. My criticisms of Barack have NOTHING to do with race, but everything to do with his socialist leanings that will ruin this country.

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Countrywide 6

Posted by rightwinger on June 20, 2008

How nice that two of these are Democrat Senators – Kent Conrad and Chris Dodd. They got special VIP service from Countrywide, and Chris Dodd says he didn’t even know it!!! If you believe that, you’ll believe anything.

The Senate Ethics Committee intends to open an investigation into the relationship of several Democrat Senators, senior executives, and lobbyists for Fannie Mae, and Countrywide Financial, the home mortgage company, which was purchased at bail-out price by Bank of America.

Countrywide 6

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Reality Check

Posted by rightwinger on June 18, 2008

There is a rumor going around that the Tennessee GOP edited out “really” from Michelle Obama’s speech. The reality is she said it twice. Once with really and once without. This was not a one time slip up. She meant what she said. Now she is backtracking trying to fix her mistake.

NOTE: In the first speech she said, “For the first time I am really proud of my country.” And, in the second speech she said, “For the first time I am proud of my country.”


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McCain on $4 gallon gas – Drill !!!

Posted by rightwinger on June 18, 2008

Go, go, go!!!! We need oil and gas now. I’m all for renewable sources of energy, but we need oil now. Even if we find the next best oil replacement, it will takes decades to get it to the consumer.

Whoever controls oil controls much more than oil. And in our time, much of the world’s oil supply is controlled by states, regimes, and a cartel for which America’s well being is not exactly a priority. Many occupy a violent part of the world — a region all the more violent for the influence of oil wealth. Their opinion of America runs the full spectrum from indifference to hatred. And yet these regimes are today the masters of the oil market.

Somehow the United States — in so many ways the most self-reliant of nations — has allowed and at times even encouraged this state of affairs. This was a troubling situation 35 years ago. It was an alarming situation twenty years ago. It is a dangerous situation today. And starting in the term of the next president, we must take control over our own energy future, and become once again the master of our fate.

Energy policy has enormous implications for America’s economic security, our environmental security, and, above all, our national security. Each one of these challenges demands our concentrated consideration. And each one requires that we look beyond the special interests that too often dominate energy policy. We need to draw on the best ideas of both parties, and work together for the common good.

As in other challenges that confront our nation, we must shape events, and not simply manage crises. We must steer far clear of the errors and false assumptions that have marked the energy policies of nearly twenty Congresses and seven presidents. There are dangers in the long term and dangers in the short term. Some tasks will be the work of decades, and some the work of years. And they all will begin in the term of the next president.

But to make the great turn away from carbon-emitting fuels, we will need all the inventive genius of which America is capable. We will need as well an economy strong enough to support our nation’s great shift toward clean energy. And this gives us only further incentive to protect ourselves from the sudden shocks and ever-rising prices that come with our dependence on foreign oil.

Up to a point, these sudden rises in the price of oil are explainable in the terms of basic economics. When demand exceeds supply, prices always rise, and this has happened very dramatically in the demand for oil. Two powerful forces in the oil market today are China and India, nations in which a third of humanity is suddenly entering the industrial era — with all the cars, construction, and consumption of oil that involves.

It takes a very short leap in logic to wonder why we produce less and less crude oil, while we use more and more of it, or why politicians talk so much about promoting alternative energy sources, but often do so little to promote these alternatives. A reasonable observer, presented only with these numbers of consumption and production, might draw the conclusion that America has accepted this fate because we have no choice in the matter, or because we have no resources of our own. But just the opposite is true: We do have resources, and we do have a choice.

In oil, gas, and coal deposits, we have enormous energy reserves of our own. And we are gaining the means to use these resources in cleaner, more responsible ways. As for offshore drilling, it’s safe enough these days that not even Hurricanes Katrina and Rita could cause significant spillage from the battered rigs off the coasts of New Orleans and Houston. Yet for reasons that become less convincing with every rise in the price of foreign oil, the federal government discourages offshore production.

At the very least, one might assume, America had surely been building new refineries to achieve a more efficient delivery of gasoline to market, and thereby to lower the prices paid by the American people — especially in the summer season. But the policymakers in Washington haven’t got around to that, either. There’s so much regulation of the industry that the last American refinery was built when Jerry Ford was president.

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No Muslims behind Obama

Posted by rightwinger on June 18, 2008

We all know that looks count on television.  It is interesting that the candidate of change is so selective on whom is seen behind him on tv.

Two Muslim women at Barack Obama‘s rally in Detroit Monday were barred from sitting behind the podium by campaign volunteers seeking to prevent the women’s headscarves from appearing in photographs or on television with the candidate.

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