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June 22, 2008

Learn ‘Democrat Speak’

Filed under: congress, elections, otb, pols — Rosemary Welch @ 7:30 pm

This video is right on. It is about time someone in the Capitol buildings put sound and the written word to what has happened to the Democrat Party.

I’m looking forward, also, to the Republican smack-down! Hey, I’m fair. They both SUCK, IMHO. I’m just about ready to lay down our political arms and get together with the opposition to work on a plan to throw ALL of the bums out!

It is NOT just Repukians, but Dumb-a-Rats as well who have taken this country to the point where there is no more decency, the common man can no longer run for political office, once a rich guy gets into office-they stay there ’till they die, and it was never meant to be this way. I WANT MY FREEDOM BACK!

Libs, stop trying to control me, it won’t work. Repukes, don’t insult my intelligence. Come up with a plan of your own, and stop telling me how bad the other party is. YOU’RE NO BETTER when you do that. For crying out loud, grow up and grow a pair. Cajones, that is!

THAT’S Rosemary’s rant for the day (so far, lol).

Hat tip: Adam who found this over at Red State.

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June 9, 2008

‘America Under Attack’

Filed under: elections, jihad/ists, Liberty, life, milblogs, otb, security — Rosemary Welch @ 12:41 pm

This is a repost from Mike Meehan, ETCM(SS) USNR (Retired), Webmaster whose website is Mike’s Good Ones (music included). I find the time appropriate, and the message essential. Please get a cup of Joe, and take the time to read it. If Kerry’s name appears, please replace it with Sen. Obama and see if it does not still apply. Thank you, and have a great day.

America Under Attack

Our great country is under attack. This essay has the best explanation I have read for what we as a nation are going through right now. Please read this and pass this one on to all you know. Mike Meehan – Webmaster.

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THE CLASH OF CIVILIZATIONS AND
THE GREAT CALIPHATE
By
Larry Abraham

I urge all of my readers to make copies of this report and send them to your friends and relatives. The information is too critical to be overlooked in the madness of this election year.

Part I of this essay was written in January [2004] before the Democrat Party primaries settled anything and before the occupation of Iraq took a turn for the worse. However, it is now more obvious that what I wrote about the nature of the Third Great Jihad is all too true. The political picture has deteriorated in Europe and the U.S .to a great degree since then so Part II takes these developments into consideration. Again, I urge all of you to distribute this essay as far and wide as possible without any concern for copyright violation. Our fellow citizens need to know the true nature of what we all face. LHA.

As we watch and listen to all the Democrat Party candidates running for the nomination of their party, it is tantamount to enduring the Chinese water torture. The blah, blah, blah goes on and nothing of value comes out except the pain of listening to the same nothingness over and over again. I won’t take the time or space to repeat what you have heard so many, mind numbing times over the past months but what you have not heard is crucial.

I must also fault President Bush and the administration spokesmen for not telling the American people what they really need to know about this “war”. If they don’t do that sometime between now and November it may cost them the election.

It Did Not Start on 9/11.

The war we are now facing did not begin on September 11, 2001, nor will it end with the peaceful transition to civilian authorities in Iraq, whenever that may be. In fact, Iraq is but a footnote in the bigger context of this encounter, but an important one none the less.

This war is what the Jihadists themselves are calling the “ Third Great Jihad” and are doing so within the framework of a time line which reaches back to the very creation of Islam in the Seventh century and their attempts to recreate the dynamics which gave rise to the religion in the first two hundred years of its existence.

No religion in history grew as fast, in its infancy, than did Islam and the reasons for this growth are not hard to explain when you understand what the world was like at the time of Muhammad’s death in 632 AD. The Western Roman Empire was in ruins and the Eastern Empire was based in Constantinople and trying desperately to keep the power of its early grandeur while transitioning to Christianity as a de facto state religion. The costs to the average person were unbearable as he was being required to meet the constantly rising taxes levied from the state along with the tithes coerced by the Church. What Islam offered was the “carrot or the sword”.

If you became a convert, your taxes were immediately eliminated, as was your tithe. If you didn’t, you faced death. The choice was not hard for most to make, unless you were a very devoted martyr in the making. At the beginning, even the theology was not too hard for most to swallow, considering that both Jewry and Christianity were given their due by the Prophet. There is but one God-Allah, and Muhammad is His Prophet, as was Jesus, and the pre-Christian Jewish prophets of the Torah (old testament). Both were called “children of the book”, the book being the Koran, which replaced both the Old and New testaments for Christians and Jews.

With this practical approach to spreading the “word” Islam grew like wild fire, reaching out from the Saudi Arabian Peninsula in all directions. This early growth is what the Muslims call the “first” great Jihad and it met with little resistance until Charles Martel of France, the father of Charlemagne, stopped them in the battle of Tours in France, after they had firmly established the religion on the Iberian peninsula. This first onslaught against the West continued in various forms and at various times until Islam was finally driven out of Spain in 1492 at the battle of Granada.

The “second great jihad” came with the Ottoman Turks. This empire succeeded in bringing about the downfall of Constantinople as a Christian stronghold and an end to Roman hegemony in all of its forms. The Ottoman Empire was Islam’s most successful expansion of territory even though the religion itself had fractured into warring sects and bitter rivalries with each claiming the ultimate truths in “the ways of the Prophet”. By 1683 the Ottomans had suffered a series of defeats on both land and sea and the final and failed attempt to capture Vienna set the stage for the collapse of any further territorial ambitions and Islam shrunk into various sheikhdoms, emir dominated principalities, and roving tribes of nomads. However, by this time a growing anti-western sentiment, blaming its internal failures on anyone but themselves, was taking hold and setting the stage for a new revival know has Wahhabism which came into full bloom under the House of Saud on the Arabian peninsula shortly before the onset of WWI. It is this Wahhabi version of Islam which has infected the religion itself, now finding adherents in almost all branches and sects, especially the Shiites. What this sect calls for is the complete and total rejection of anything and everything which is not based in the original teachings of The Prophet and it finds its most glaring practice in the policies of the Afgani Taliban or the Shiite practices of the late Ayatollah Khomeini in Iran. Its Ali Pasha (Field Marshall) is now known as Osama bin Laden, the leader of the “third Jihad”.

Jimmy Carter sets the stage. (Still…)

The strategy for this “holy war” did not begin with the planning of the destruction of the World Trade Center. It began with the plans for toppling the Shah of Iran back in the early 1970’s and culminated with his exile in 1979. With his plans and programs to “westernize” his country, along with his close ties to the U.S. and subdued acceptance of the State of Israel, the Shah was the soft target.

Thanks, in large part to the hypocritical and disastrous policies of the Jimmy Carter State Department the revolution was set into motion, the Shah was deposed, his armed forces scattered or murdered and stage one was complete. The Third Jihad now had a base of operations and the oil wealth to support its grand design or what they call the “Great Caliphate”.

The Great Caliphate.

What this design calls for is the replacement of all secular leadership in any country with Muslim majorities. This would include, Egypt, Turkey, Pakistan, Indonesia, all the Emirates, Sudan, Tunisia, Libya, Algeria, Morocco, Yemen, Syria, Lebanon, Jordan and finally what they call the “occupied territory” Israel.

As a part of this strategy, forces of the jihad will infiltrate governments and the military as a prelude to taking control, once the secular leadership is ousted or assassinated. Such was the case in Lebanon leading to the Syrian occupation and what was attempted in Egypt with the murder of Anwar Sadat, along with the multiple attempts on the lives of Hussein in Jordan, Mubarak of Egypt and Musharraf in Pakistan. Pakistan is a particular prize because of its nuclear weapons.

The long-range strategy of the Third Jihad counts on three strategic goals. 1. The U.S. withdrawing from the region just as it did in Southeast Asia, following Vietnam. 2. Taking control of the oil wealth in the Muslim countries, which would be upwards to 75% of known reserves, and 3. Using nuclear weapons or other WMDs to annihilate Israel. A further outcome of successfully achieving these objectives would be to place the United Nations as the sole arbiter in East/West negotiations.

Evidence of the Bush Administration awareness of this plan is found in the facts that immediately following the 9/11 attack, their first move was to shore up Pakistan and Egypt, believing that these two would be the next targets for al Qaeda while Americans focused on the disaster in New York. The administration also knew that the most important objective was to send a loud and clear message that the U.S. was in the region to stay, not only to shore up our allies but to send a message to the Jihadists. The attack on Afghanistan was necessary to break-up a secure al Qaeda base of operations and put their leadership on the run or in prison.

Why Iraq?

The war on Iraq also met a very strategic necessity in that no one knew how much collaboration existed between Saddam Hussein and the master planners of the Third Jihad or his willingness to hand off WMDs to terrorist groups including the PLO in Israel. What was known, were serious indications of on-going collaboration, as Saddam funneled money to families of suicide bombers attacking the Israelis and others in Kuwait.

What the U.S. needed to establish was a significant base of operations smack dab in the middle of the Islamic world, in a location which effectively cut it in half. Iraq was the ideal target for this and a host of other strategic reasons.

Leadership of various anti-American groups both here and abroad understood the vital nature of the Bush initiative and thus launched their demonstrations, world-wide, to “Stop The War”. Failing this, they also laid plans to build a political campaign inside the country, with the War in Iraq as a plebiscite, using a little know politician as the thrust point; Howard Dean. This helps to explain how quickly the Radical Left moved into the Dean campaign with both people and money, creating what the clueless media called the “Dean Phenomenon”.

By building on the left-wing base in the Democrat party and the “Hate Bush” liberals, the campaign has already resulted in a consensus among the aspirants, minus Joe Lieberman, to withdraw the U.S. from Iraq and turn the operation over to the U.N. And, if past is prologue, i.e. Vietnam, once the U.S. leaves it will not go back under any circumstances, possibly even the destruction of Israel.

Should George W. Bush be defeated in November and a new administration come to power we could expect to see the dominoes start to fall in the secular Islamic countries and The Clash of Civilizations would then become a life changing event in all of our lives.

What surprised the Jihadists following the 9/11 attack was how American sentiment mobilized around the president and a profound sense of patriotism spread across the country They were not expecting this reaction, based on what had happened in the past, nor were they expecting the determined resolve of the President himself. I believe that this is one of the reasons we have not had any further attacks within our borders. They are content to wait, just as one of their tactical mentors, V.I. Lenin admonished…”two steps forward, one step back”.

A couple of additional events serve as valuable footnotes to the current circumstances we face: the destruction of the human assets factor of the CIA during the Carter presidency, presided over by the late Senator Frank Church and Carter’s CIA Director, Admiral Stansfield Turner. This fact has plagued our intelligence agencies right up to this very day with consequences which are now obvious. Jimmy Carter is the one man who must bear the bulk of the responsibility for setting the stage of the Third Jihad. Americans should find little comfort in how the Democrat contenders constantly seek the “advice and counsel” of this despicable little hypocrite who now prances around with his Nobel Prize, while attacking President Bush with almost as much venom as his fellow Nobel Laureate, Yassir Arafat.

Lastly, we should not expect to see any meaningful cooperation from Western Europe, especially the French.

Since failing to protect their own interests in Algeria by turning the country over to the first of the Arab terrorists, Amid Ben Bella, the country itself is now occupied by Islamic immigrants totally twenty percent of the population.

We are in the battle of our lives which will go on for many years possibly even generations. If we fail to understand what we are facing or falter in the challenge of “knowing our enemy” the results will be catastrophic.

PART II (May 1, 2004).

Since writing the above, we have witnessed some frightening evidence in support of our hypothesis both internally and in other parts of the world.

The al Qaeda bombing in Madrid has emboldened our enemy into believing it can use terror as an instrument for democratic regime change. Based on what happened there, they may be right.

Kerry and bin Laden on the same page (Remember who was the keynote speaker? That’s right. Obama.).

John Kerry and other leaders of his party constantly refer to the United States as “acting unilaterally.” They give no credit whatsoever to countries like Great Britain, Poland, Italy, Australia or even tiny Honduras for putting their limited armed forces in harm’s way to support the U.S. led coalition in Iraq. It is little wonder that some are considering doing what Spain has done—pulling out. The leaders in these countries have spent considerable political capital in this effort, and have little to show for it as it relates to fostering good will with the American public. Couple that fact with Osama bin Ladin’s latest offer of withholding attacks on those who “quit” the coalition and you have all the elements for a Democrat party fostered “self-fulfilling prophecy” where the U.S. will be totally alone in the pacification of Iraq. John Kerry and the Bush critics persist in the “lie” of the U.S. going it “alone” in Iraq but Osama bin Laden knows differently and will use the Kerry rhetoric to help isolate the U.S. The terrorists now see themselves as political “king-makers”. They may be right.

Another aspect of the “anti-Bush” political axis is how both his political enemies and the main stream media take ghoulish delight in “the body count,” just as they did in the later days of Vietnam. Oh sure, they pay incidental homage to the memory of the young Americans who gave their lives in the greatest threat this country has ever faced, but they do so with all the sincerity of Madonna making a vow of chastity. As the body bags grow in number, they believe, so grows their political prospects. They may be right.

If the Bush administration is further weakened in the months leading up to the November elections, we will witness a heightened al Qaeda offensive in all parts of the world, including our own country, and especially in Iraq and nations surrounding it ,i.e., Pakistan, Jordan, Saudi Arabia and Egypt. Events within the past few days in Jordan not only make this argument but also point to the possibility of “what happened to the WMDs.”
Iran and Syria are daily growing more overt and bold in their support of insurgents within Iraq, believing that Bush has been so hurt by internal politics that he is powerless to act against them in any meaningful way. They may be right.

The Leftwing initiative, Political Correctness and Our Will to Win.

Within our own country we are witnessing and almost insane application of “political correctness.” As the barbarism of radical Islam grows more apparent in the streets of the Middle East from Gaza to Basra, we see a cultural suicide taking place within our own schools and communities.

Our children are being taught from the Koran, our professors are preaching intifadah in their class rooms, and Muslim “call to prayer” loud speakers are blaring out from city halls. The more precarious our very existence becomes, the more our liberal brethren embrace their enemies. It is a Stockholm Syndrome which can only lead to the recruitment of young Muslims who will be willing to duplicate in the West what their co-religionists are doing in the streets of Israel and the market places of Baghdad. The liberal P.C. crowd say nothing about the silence of the Muslim religious leadership as it relates to the carnage of innocents but couldn’t speak out fast enough against the inspiration supplied to tens of millions of Christians by Mel Gibson’s The Passion of the Christ. They were put off by the movie’s “violence” and its alleged “fostering of anti-Semitism”. Movies must represent their “reality” as the real thing moves them not at all. Among liberal Jews in America, hatred of George W. Bush is only surpassed by their contempt for Ariel Sharon…Let them explain it, I am at a total loss to do so. Maybe they just miss seeing Bill Clinton smooching Yassir Arafat in the White House Rose Garden.

The “Reverend” Jesse Jackson is now calling the U.S. “guilty of crimes against humanity” as he sets out to mobilize the non-Islamic Left. None of the Democrat leadership says a word in opposition to Jackson’s treason or Hillary’s attacks on the President and U.S. policy in an Arabic newspaper, while in London. You can bet that al Jezeera didn’t miss a beat in their reporting of both events.

The campaign takes its toll.

The campaign is seriously hurting Mr. Bush’s leadership role in the War on Terror. While ducking every new book critical of his initiative or trying to counter the partisan nitpicking of the 9/11 Commission, he has persisted in the misbegotten insistence of “installing democracy” in Iraq. Our purpose for being in that beleaguered country should be restricted to one purpose and one purpose only, to stop the expansion of The Third Jihad and provide a base for doing same in the neighboring areas. This can be done by sealing the borders, attacking anything that moves in violation of same and by making it clear to Syria and Iran that any participation on their part will be considered an “act of war”. Let the country be governed by the local tribes, Shiite in the south, Sunni in the central and Kurds in the north with a U.S. pro consul overseeing the military. Oil revenues could be spilt by population allocation. How about installing a Republic…it worked pretty well here with diverse populations.

The very idea that we should spend our sons and daughters blood or our tax dollars on trying to building a “democracy” in the region which has neither a history nor a desire for such, is sheer nonsense. The very essence of Islamic teaching speaks directly against this principle. Continuing on the current path can only result in fostering greater hatred for the “Great Satan”. Force is the only thing which is respected in that part of the world and this force need not be tied to “reform”. I suggest Mr. Rumsfled acquaint himself with a copy of Julius Caesar’s Gallic Wars and Sun Tsu’s Art of War. All the tactics and strategies necessary to subdue the Iraqi insurgents can be found in those two military gems.

Please not the UN.

Bringing the U.N. to the party will only compound the problem without adding any accountability. The U.N. has been accused of many things over the years, but being a “democratic” institution has never been one of them. Just the latest scandal of the “Oil for Food” program should provide any thinking person with all the evidence they need to keep the U.N. at bay. But this doesn’t seem to bother the likes of the John Kerry’s of the world who prattle on as if the scam doesn’t even exist.

Just one example will make my case; the UN mandate in Israel, which has been in place since 1948. One more salient point needs to be made on this subject. There is no such thing as “The International Community.” There are only individual countries, each with its own agenda which is always self serving. The myth of a higher level of “moral authority” coming out of the UN as been one of the greater lies of the past half century, but it is a lie which persists in spite of a bloody record of hypocrisy, graft, genocide and “perpetual war for perpetual peace.” I have a suggestion for the 9/11 Commission:.Why don’t they look into what the UN was doing before the attack on the World Trade Center? If they do, they will find that exactly one week before, the UN was holding a Conference on Racism in Durbin, South Africa where the delegates voted overwhelmingly to condemn Israel, as “racist and terrorist.” The U.S., Canadian and Israeli delegates walked out in disgust. Nary a word was uttered about Saddam Hussein, al Qaeda, or the Taliban, to say nothing of what was happening in Rwanda while they crunched caviar on toast and washed it down with vintage Champagne. Genocide does not qualify as “racism” according to the UN “morality.” Neither we nor the world needs the UN to muck up what is already a very delicate situation. If given proper leadership every Middle Eastern country named above will throw in with the Coalition, for if they don’t they will be the next targets of the Third Great Jihad and the Great Caliphate. Pakistan is already showing the leadership which others will follow. What do you think moved Kadahaffi to cozy up to the U.S. and Great Britain? He fears the Jihadist more than he hates us.

Evil Does Exist.

Our current crises, in meeting the threat of the Third Jihad, is one more example of how most Americans simply refuse to believe there is evil in this world and are willing to grant moral equivalence on any human action. Unless the crime is personalized such as in the case of Lacy Peterson, we lose interest quickly and become bored or at least not involved.

To try and understand what we are facing, look into the eyes of your son or grandson and try to fathom a mind which would take pride in strapping a bomb to his body and sending him out to kill himself and countless innocent people. Or in the case of your daughter or grand daughter, try to imagine a religion which commands you to mutilate her vagina to destroy her sex drive or demands you to stone her to death if she has sexual relations with a man other than of your choosing.

If you can comprehend these facts both intellectually and emotionally, then you will start to understand what we are facing in the months and years ahead, both at home and abroad.

The radicals of Islam will stop at nothing to destroy us and all we stand for. They see this war as their “entry to paradise” and a release from the miserable existence they have built for themselves within the confines of an evil and perverse religion. The Jihadist are NOT like us, nor most of their fellow Muslims. But, like terrorists everywhere they have silenced any criticisms from fellow Muslims through threat and intimidation and have, with the help of the ‘useful idiots” in the West, “created the appearance of popular support”.

If we are incapable of understanding these realities and acting accordingly, within the life time of everyone who reads these words, we will see our cherished way of life cease to exist and chaos become our lot. The Clash of Civilizations is now reaching out and touching all of us. May God grant us the wisdom and the courage to meet the challenge.

I respectfully dedicate the above to the memory of Pat Tillman and his 872 comrades who by their courage and willing sacrifice set an example for every American. May we be worthy of their “greatest love…”

Larry Abraham……..Larry Abraham’s Insider Report.

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If there was ever a Web page that needs to be circulated as far as possible this is the one. I have reproduced Larry Abraham’s work here per his wishes. These words and their meaning to all Americans are to be published freely. I am happy to be able to help spread this message.

Mike Meehan
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Webmaster – Good Ones from Mike
June 15, 2004

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May 28, 2008

London Politics Open Post Tuesday/Wednesday

Filed under: elections, money, News, Oil, ota, otb, pols, SA, UK — Rosemary Welch @ 5:06 am

I had written a whole post about the disconnect between London’s Mayor Livingston and Mayor Boris Johnson. The bottom line? Newly elected CONSERVATIVE Mayor Johnson told chavez to take a hike, after defeating LIBERAL Livingstone was accepting kickbacks to keep a PR office open in London and an office in Venezuela. The article can be found at the Opinion Journal section of the Wall Street Journal titled, “No Mas.” He also has a few words, as do I, for some of our representatives in Massachusetts.

Side note: If we are so hated the world over, why do Conservatives seem to keep winning? Hmm??? 😉

Why the summary? Because the article I wrote was a little lengthy, and someone come and moved my CPU in the middle of my work. My CPU is rather sensitive, and it became ‘unplugged’. Did I lose everything I was on at that time? YES!!! Ugh! (I forgive that person. It’s only a story.)

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April 22, 2008

O Obama, what did you do?

Filed under: elections, otb, USA, Video — Rosemary Welch @ 6:33 pm

This is a video happened across (with a little help from NewsMax) that I thought you may find entaining. You have to click on the link halfway down the article.

He must have pissed off Hillary pretty good!

PS: Wow! I didn’t realize there was so much to say about this video, but Right Voices has found a way to write an entire article about this. Not only has RV written one, it is rather in-depth and very good! Great job, Right Voices!

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Hat tip, Rosemary. This message was brought to you by Urban Terrorist’s for Change!…

April 15, 2008

‘Bitter’ Barack bitten by Billary

Filed under: elections, otb, pols, STACLU, Video — Rosemary Welch @ 12:57 am

While I do not agree with this advertisement, it is one way to kill two birds with one stone. Hillary needed to just step back and let the heat fall upon Barack but instead, she decided to jump into the ring thus making her also a target. Here it is:

Hat tip: Stop the ACLU.

Today I am having an open post trackback, and you are welcome to trackback or ping an article you wish to share with others. I like to use Linkfest for this, because there are many people with good posts already up over there. It is also a good way to share your articles. Give it a go, eh? The only rule I have is that there shall be no porn. Thanks, and have a great day.

Posts I’ve trackbacked to at Linkfest and other sites:

Stop the ACLU: Hillary’s Bittergate Attack Ad.
Right Voices: Obama Omission Comes Out At The Rezko Trial.
third world county: Greed.
The World According To Carl: PhotoHunt 105: Twist(ed).
Is It Just Me?: After 50 Years.
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1. Adam’s Blog: Bitter Hypocrisy.
Podcast Show Notes: Hillary Clinton shows hypocrisy in her attacks on Barack Obama’s bitter comments, particularly in light of Bill Clinton’s similar 1992 statements. John McCain’s response: not much better. McCain blames gree…
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March 18, 2008

Radio: Stop the ACLU and Pundit Review

Filed under: Bloggers, elections, pols, radio program, STACLU — Rosemary Welch @ 9:49 pm

Tonight, at 6pm Pacific Time, Jon Jay will be on the Political Vindication Radio. Tune it and get ready to learn. Also, my friends Kevin and Gregg of Pundit Review have a radio program on Sunday’s evenings from 7-10 pm EST. If you miss the program, they will have a podcast ready for you soon. They cover many topics, and they give bloggers are fair shot. They also have the last hour set apart for the “Someone You Should Know” segment. If you want an answer as to how our troops are doing individually, don’t miss it.

Tonight we’re talking with Jon Jay, the head instigator at Stop the ACLU.com! If your days are rosy and you can’t find anything to be angry about, then it’s time to go through the latest list of assaults by the atheistic brown shirts in service to the world-wide communist movement – the A.C.L.U. – the American Communist Leninist Union! Don’t just sit there – fight back!

In the second hour we’re going to talk about what Barack Obama and liberal racism have in common – and as a special bonus we’ll be starting a petition to make our vote for Obama a taxable write-off against impending reparations! Remember, if you’re ever in doubt, just ask yourself, “what would Uncle Jeremiah do?”

The chat room will open up 15 minutes before showtime, and we’re looking forward to hearing your opinion about the great week the Democratic party is having!

Political Vindication Radio, Tonight 6pm Pacific time!
Call in at (646) 652-4598.
This is their homepage.

Now for the Pundit Review. Kevin has Someone You Should Know: Army Spc. Monica Lin Brown ready for your listening pleasure. That’s certainly enough to give you a taste of their quality program.

They also write a regular blog. It is pretty intelligent, but they also have fun. lol. You should go see what they did to Spitzer! LOL. These are truly great guys. I am able to disagree with them civilly without fear of losing our friendship. It must be awful to be a Democrat…

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Political Vindication: UPCOMING SHOW: 3/18/2008 6:00 PM (specifically, time and date), Pundit Review: Someone You Should Know: Army Spc. Monica Lin Brown, Pundit Review: Great moments in photoshop: The Spitzer edition.

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February 27, 2008

Michael Steele for VP

Filed under: elections, otb, pols, vp — Rosemary Welch @ 7:50 pm

Let us start a groundswell for this wonderful man. He is the first Lt. Governor in Maryland since the office was opened in 1970, he ran for the Senate in 2006 (but lost due to other Republicans’ corruption–I financially supported him), he is now the president of GOPAC, he is a straight talker, and you may read about his educational background and other history at Wikipedia.

Michael is quite an integral man who deserves our consideration. He was born October 19, 1958, at Andrews Air Force Base in Prince George’s County to Maebell Turner and stepfather John Turner. He also has a sister, Monica, who was married to Mike Tyson.

During his high school years, he was a member of the Glee Club, the National Honor Society, and he participated in many drama club productions. In his senior year, he was elected student council president. He lived in Northwest Washington, DC, which was a pretty integrated school. Good for him!

You just have to read this:

After college, Steele spent three years as a seminarian in the Order of St. Augustine in preparation for the priesthood. He entered the Augustinian Friars Seminary at Villanova University in Pennsylvania. As a seminarian, he taught freshman world history and senior economics for one year at Malvern Prep School in Malvern, Pennsylvania, but ultimately decided on a career in law and he left the Seminary prior to taking the vows.

What a wonderful man. Full of grace, mercy, and wisdom. Yes, this is the man we need for Vice President. He can fill in the holes in McCain’s lack of economics plus youth.

Also after his education, this is said of him in the national political sense:

Recently, Steele has attained national prominence due to his stature as a successful elected conservative Republican African American and his public speaking. At the 2004 Republican National Convention, Steele gave the Republican counterpoint to the Democrats’ Barack Obama in a prime time speech, Steele’s first major national exposure. In April 2005, President Bush chose Steele as one of three members of the United States delegation at the investiture of Pope Benedict XVI at the ceremonial mass in St. Peter’s Square in Vatican City. [Continue reading.]

Please call toll free 1-866-340-9281 and let them know you want Michael Steele for the VP. Maybe if he (McCain) gets enough calls for Michael to be on the ticket, we can have a winning team. Thank you, and God bless your family and you.

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5. Wolf Pangloss: I had a dream about Barack Obama.

February 19, 2008

Results from Pakistan’s elections

Filed under: elections, News, otb, SW Asia, Women — Rosemary Welch @ 3:20 pm

Today we finally have the results of the voting that took place in Pakistan yesterday. There is a little time lapse between Pakistan and the USA, but the news is out and it appears that PM Bhutto’s husband will be the new President while Musharraf will be the Prime Minister. Musharref is already calling for reconciliation.

The Daily Times, Pakistan.

* President advocates reconciliation.
* Says polls evidence of commitment to democracy.

ISLAMABAD: President Pervez Musharraf on Monday promised to work with whatever new government emerges from the parliamentary elections.

According to AP, he told PTV after casting his vote that, “I will say from my side, whichever political party will win, who[m]ever will become prime minister and chief ministers, congratulation[s] to them on my behalf. And I will give them full cooperation as president.”

“We must come out of this confrontationalist approach and get into a conciliatory mode. I myself will remain committed to [the] politics of reconciliation with everyone,” Reuters quoted Musharraf as saying at a polling station in Rawalpindi for the PP-9 and NA-54 constituencies. Accompanied by his family, the president said, “Winners should show humility and the losers also should demonstrate grace. The trend of crying foul on results should end now.”

President Musharraf said it was vital that the next government stay in power for five years to ensure economic sustainability.

He also spoke highly of the role of the Election Commission of Pakistan for ensuring free, fair and transparent polls by taking necessary measures and providing the right equipment.

Polls evidence: Later, speaking with US Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, the president said his government was committed to completing the transition to democracy, adding that the polls were evidence of his sincerity.

Discussing the political process and elections with Lee, who is in Pakistan to observe the elections, Musharraf said there was no conflict between the offices of the president and the prime minister.

During the meeting, Lee said she appreciated the president’s policies, especially for the empowerment of women and the promotion of a free media. agencies.

While women were supposed to be free to vote, I have to point out that many were prevented from doing so.

Women barred from voting in several areas.

Staff Report.

PESHAWAR: Electoral candidates of the provincial constituencies of PF-6, PF-7 and PF-8 disenfranchised women on Monday, claiming that Pashtun traditions did not allow women to leave their houses to vote.

A female presiding officer at the Khazana Bala polling station showed reporters an agreement written in Urdu that said, “We, the candidates for PF-8, announce a ban on women’s participation in the February 18 balloting, given that women had been barred from voting in the previous elections as well.”

The agreement carried the names of several PF-8 candidates, including former Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal information minister Asif Iqbal Daudzai. The PML-N, ANP, PPP and PML-Q candidates for NA-3 also signed it.

Similarly, women were also barred from voting at two polling stations in PF-6. A political party’s female polling agents, on condition of anonymity, told Daily Times that the candidates had verbally agreed to disallow women from voting. “We are only here to prevent women from voting, as there is an agreement barring their participating in the balloting process,” they added. Separately, through a verbal agreement, female voters of the Garhi Sherdad area were disallowed from voting in PF-7.

Panchayats (local village councils) in Mianwali and Sargodha also banned women from voting, Online reported.

Outrageous, but then again, how many times can one use that word before it loses its intensity?

Here are some more links for your reading pleasure and knowledge of the situation:

EDITORIAL

  • Editorial: An interview beyond damage control.
  • analysis: What is at stake?Rasul Bakhsh Rais.
  • development: On the marginsSyed Mohammad Ali.
  • VIEW: Loving the wordMina Malik-Hussain.
  • opinion: When tomorrow comesFeisal Naqvi.
  • VIEW: A time for clarityBjørn Lomborg.
  • LETTERS.
  • ZAHOOR’S CARTOON.
  • TOP FEATURES.

  • PML-Q greets Nawaz, Zardari.
  • Foreign observers satisfied.
  • Pak-Afghan border sealed.****
  • Edhi not among Pakistani voters.
  • 24 killed in poll violence.
  • Zardari predicts victory in poll.
  • Nawaz accuses PML-Q of rigging.
  • Elahi urges results acceptance.
  • Fazl hopes for a stronger PM.
  • Please read these links as soon as possible, as I don’t know if they will be there for a long time. I wanted to be fair to everyone. Since I do not know the names of each political party and their backgrounds, I cannot help in that area. I do know that Pakistan was well on her way to resolving the problems they have been having with India. There is a peace treaty in the works that no one is discussing, at least not in our media. I pray they continue on the path of peace. Many prayers are with this country to do the right thing. May God guide them, and may they listen to Him.

    OMG! They allowed a 7 year old to vote! lol. Please read the Daily Times (Pakistan) today. You will find it interesting and informative. Have a great day.

    Update: There is a really good blogger who tracks what is happening in Pakistan. The name of his blog is The Pakistani Specator, and he has written “Pakistan 2008 Election Live Results on TPS.” You will find here a much better description than I can possibly give of the mood of the people, the expectations of the people, and life in Pakistan. It is a very good site to have on your sidebar. Have a great day.

    CORRECTION: It is too up-in-the-air to tell if Pervez Musharraf even continue to be involved with the Pakistani government. Further updates to come…

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    Still waiting on election returns in Pakistan

    Filed under: AQ, elections, SW Asia, Taliban — Rosemary Welch @ 4:54 am

    Today the Pakistanis took to the polls, and already there were problems with al Qaida and the Taliban blowing up things. A few districts had to postpone their voting, and some people were killed. Al Qaida is beginning to get the same reputation in Pakistan that they managed to receive in Iraq. The people do not like them, and they are turning against them. I’ll have another post with the results and some thoughts. Have a good day.

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    February 5, 2008

    Huckabee wins West Virginia

    Filed under: elections, pols — Rosemary Welch @ 8:19 pm

    “Huckabee took 51.5 percent to Romney’s 47.4 percent,” stated Fox News. How did he arrive at this, even though the first round of voting (they’re in a caucus) was Romney 41 percent and Huckabee 33 percent? Because John McCain knew he was going to lose W. Virginia, so he instructed his delegates to go over to Huckabee’s camp so that Romney did not win. Imagine that. And they fiercely protest that they are not working together so that McCain can get elected. This sucks.

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