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December 31, 2006

Genocidal Dictator Dies, Moonbats Mope

Posted by Dave Blount at 11:50 AM

Unsurprisingly, libs grasp neither the justice nor the absolute necessity of the genocidal dictator Saddam Hussein's execution yesterday. Now at last Iraqis know that even if Democrats manage to impose a premature pullout, Saddam will never be restored to power to seek revenge on those who participated in the fledgling democracy. Moonbats are of course incapable of seeing this as good news.

Gateway Pundit has a wrap-up of some of the grousing going on at left-leaning blogs. The depth and maturity of their critical analysis is summed up in the title of a Huffington Post piece: WELL HUNG! Saddam Hung To Prove Bush is BETTER Hung... (Than His Dad).

Moonbat moping and childishness aside, practically everyone else is on board with Saddam's execution, even including in parts of Europe where capital punishment is considered as gauche as patriotism. Davids Medienkritik points to a poll taken by the leftist Spiegel Online, which was horrified to find the following percentages in favor of stringing up Saddam:

USA: 82%
Great Britain: 69%
France: 58%
Germany: 53%
Spain: 51%
Italy: 46%

It's a relief to see that despite decades of brainwashing by government-controlled media, not everybody in Europe is drinking the poisonous liberal Kool-Aid.

Here's video of Saddam departing for hell.

A moonbat pulls a long face over Saddam's demise.

On tips from V the K, Wiggins, Varla.

Sour Grapes For Racist Moonbats in Michigan Discrimination Ban

Posted by Dave Blount at 11:10 AM

Equality before the law, one of the most basic concepts of a free and just society, won a victory over moonbattery Friday when a federal appeals court refused to let Michigan universities delay implementation of a ban on race-based admissions that had been overwhelmingly passed by the voters.

The inaptly named George Washington was enraged. He's an attorney for the group By Any Means Necessary — a leftist outfit that is at least up front about its willingness to bypass democracy in pursuit of its deranged agenda. Washington denounced the decision to let the will of the voters be upheld as an "arrogant opinion" by "right-wing judges trying to shut off public debate."

Of course there is nothing arrogant about left-wing lawyers attempting to use the legal system to thwart the public's will.

On a tip from V the K.

December 30, 2006

Climate Change Consensus Does Not Exist

Posted by Dave Blount at 11:18 AM

One of the many disturbing aspects of global warming hysteria is the way moonbats who use it to promote their ominous political agenda insist on a consensus that simply does not exist. A recent survey of more than 12,000 environmental scientists and practitioners by the National Registry of Environmental Professionals shows that despite the hysteria and considerable pressure to conform to the "correct" view, many scientists are choosing skepticism over the safety of the herd.

The survey found that:

  • 34% disagree that global warming is a serious problem;
  • 41% disagree that warming trends "can be, in large part, attributed to human activity";
  • 71% disagree that human activity has significantly contributed to hurricanes;
  • 33% disagree that the US government is not doing enough about global warming;
  • 47% disagree that international agreements such as the preposterous Kyoto Protocol provide a useful framework for addressing global climate change.

The number of scientists who take the whole issue seriously can be attributed to the intense pressure that has been applied over the past few years. Liberals with a potentially disastrous political agenda have managed to manufacture a climate in which casting doubt on global warming moonbattery is a faux pas on a scale with using the forbidden N-word. Skeptics put their funding and even their careers at risk.

Nonetheless, the spirit of Galileo still lives. Just as he once insisted "E pur si muove!" ("And yet it moves!"), many of today's scientists are saying, "And yet it's bunk!"

Al Gore may produce a lot of hot air, but not enough to cause the Earth to warm by more than 1.2–1.7°C over the next century, which isn't significant given the planet's normal temperature fluctuations. Previous interglacial periods reached an average of 3°C warmer than current temperatures, and as you can see, the planet survived.

The UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has been sheepishly toning down its inflated numbers. Its worst-case temperature predictions are down more than 20% from what they were 5 years ago. It is now estimating that the sea level will go up by one foot over the next 100 years. It has already gone up by 370 feet since the last ice age ended 10,000 years ago, and we're not living on rafts yet.

But if the facts aren't on their side, the moonbat media can always run a picture of a cuddly polar bear in distress.


On a tip from Bergbikr.

SFU to Remove Crosses From Coat of Arms

Posted by Dave Blount at 9:52 AM

Simon Fraser University of Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada is dropping the crosses from its coat of arms lest their presence cause "confusion internationally." In the current climate, that can be taken to mean, lest Muslims object.

No word on whether they will also be changing the school motto "Nous sommes prêts" ("We are ready") to "Nous sommes dhimmis."

"We are ready" — to submit to dhimmitude.

On a tip from V the K.

Cop-Shooting Illegal Alien Finally Killed

Posted by Dave Blount at 9:31 AM

Here's some good news: Oscar Gabriel Gallegos is all through sneaking across our essentially unguarded border with Mexico.

Gallegos had been deported three times for a variety of crimes including assault with a deadly weapon when Long Beach police pulled him over for running a red light a few days before Christmas. He responded by shooting them.

On Thursday Santa Ana police reported deporting Gallegos for the last time — this time to the morgue, in the course of a shootout in a strip mall parking lot, in the course of which more than 50 shots were fired.

There are many reasons why most countries have borders that they defend against invasion. The violent lowlifes that exploit open borders aren't even at the top of the list. But don't tell that to officers Abe Yap and Roy Wade, who are hospitalized in critical but stable condition after being shot in their squad car.

On a tip from Wiggins.

December 29, 2006

Good News For Polar Bears, Bad News For Us

Posted by Dave Blount at 9:30 AM

Global warming propaganda notwithstanding, polar bears are in no danger of being driven into extinction by our SUVs, as a report by the National Center for Policy Analysis makes clear.

Moonbats like to pull heartstrings by pretending that the cuddly monsters are threatened. However, a study by Dr. David Legates, director of the University of Delaware's Center for Climatic Research, found no basis for this claim.

Even the idea that the arctic is getting warmer is debatable. Greenland has been experiencing a cooling trend. Russian coastal stations also fail to show the rising temperatures predicted by computer models.

In some areas, there has been a warming trend, which is hardly alarming, considering that the climate has always fluctuated and always will, whether Al Gore likes it or not. Interestingly, but not all that surprisingly, the polar bear population has actually increased in areas that have been getting warmer, and decreased in areas that have been getting colder. Life likes warmth.

Unfortunately it will take more than facts and common sense to calm liberals out of their condition of deliberately induced climate change hysteria. CNN posted a dozen reader emails on the topic of polar bears being listed as "threatened" under the Endangered Species Act — something that would be done for purely political reasons. Naturally, every single email took the point of view that global warming is real, is caused by humans, is dooming polar bears, and must be stopped by massive government intervention in the economy.

Global warming may be a farce, but global warming hysteria will result in poverty on a scale not seen since the Great Depression if hysterical liberals aren't distracted by some new fad before they are able to cripple the economy in the name of a few thousand useless and completely unthreatened polar bears.


On a tip from Wiggins.

Stuck Mojo Lets CAIR Have It

Posted by Dave Blount at 8:26 AM

Rap metal isn't for everyone, but regardless of your taste in music, you have to hand it to Stuck Mojo for having their hearts and their heads in the right place. They've done a remix of Open Season that lays into Islam's answer to the ACLU, CAIR:

On a tip from tatercat.

Moonbat Christmas at YouTube

Posted by Dave Blount at 8:03 AM

On Christmas Day, the #1 video on YouTube was a sweet little girl singing about how she wants her big brother to come home from fighting terrorists in Iraq:

Thankfully, the song steers clear of overt politics. Flush with Christmas cheer, here's how YouTube commenters responded (as always when moonbats are quoted, please excuse the foul language):

The first comments:


And a few more that soon followed:


Like rust, moonbattery never sleeps, even on Christmas.

Via TownHall, on a tip from V the K.

Israel Getting the Shaft From USA?

Posted by Dave Blount at 7:34 AM

Israel has no better friend than the Bush Administration — which makes it especially terrifying for the lone outpost of civilization in the Middle East that Bush and the State Department may be pulling the rug out from under Israel to suck up to the Saudis whose citizens brought us 9/11.

There has been an unofficial suspension of arms deliveries since late September, despite the fact that Israel is as always in a perilous situation and might be needing the weapons desperately at any time. Foggy Bottom has prevented Northrop Grumman from providing Israel information on its Skyguard laser weapon, designed to intercept short-range rockets and missiles.

Two reasons given for Israel's marginalization in US strategy are its perceived failure to defeat Hezbollah and the desire to get Saudi Arabia to help America in Iraq. A diplomatic source told Middle East Newsline:

There's nothing like stopping the weapons flow to Israel to show the Saudis that the United States means business.

Just like there's nothing like airliners flown into skyscrapers to show that Saudis mean business. If Saudi Arabia does anything helpful, it will only be to help themselves. Sacrificing a civilized country to curry favor with Muslims who want us destroyed is sheer moonbattery.

On a tip from Allen.

December 28, 2006

Red Ken Plans £2-Million Party to Celebrate Cuban Totalitarianism

Posted by Dave Blount at 5:46 PM

London's moonbat mayor Ken Livingston has gone completely over the top in his adulation of communist dictator Fidel Castro. He is planning a "massive festival" to be staged in 2009 in celebration of the 50 years that darkness and despair will have been imposed upon Cuba. Indulging Red Ken in this tasteless farce is expected to cost taxpayers up to £2 million.

Of the 33 countries in the Western Hemisphere, only two are categorized as "not free" by Freedom House: Haiti and Cuba. Inmates of Castro's island prison are essentially slaves with no rights at all.

Under Castro, the only thing worse than being a Cuban is being a black Cuban. Contrasting starkly with the situation in free countries, institutional racism in Castro's hell is not a moonbat fantasy, but quite real.

In a pathetic attempt to justify his lavish outrage, Livingston trotted out the standard propaganda about Cuba's supposedly excellent healthcare and literacy rates — both of which are impressive only if you follow the MSM's irresponsible habit of taking the totalitarian regime's statistics at face value.

Remarks Angie Bray, leader of the Conservative group on the London Assembly:

Forking out to celebrate a totalitarian regime is a choice that most Londoners will find bizarre. The Mayor associates himself with some of the most odious people around and it's Londoners who are being asked to pay out. Sooner or later, there will be a reckoning.

I certainly hope so.

Enjoying Castro's marvelous healthcare.

On a tip from V the K.

Kid Has His Mom Arrested For Making Him Do Homework

Posted by Dave Blount at 2:20 PM

It's not easy raising kids these days. When a mom in White Plains, New York insisted that her 10-year-old do his homework, he turned her in to the authorities.

The kid called 911 and asked that the police "come and take his mother away because she was pressuring him to do his homework." When she called to check on him from the restaurant where she was working her 10–2 shift, it was the cops who answered the phone. They arrested her for leaving him unsupervised.

City Court Judge Brian Hansbury forced her to sign an order of protection forbidding her from leaving the kid alone or abusing him in any way. Presumably the little darling will not be doing any homework for awhile, but at least his mom learned a lesson.

On a tip from Wiggins.

Profiles in Countermoonbattery: Danny Bonaduce

Posted by Dave Blount at 1:35 PM

Not everyone in the entertainment industry is a treasonous kook. One exception is Danny Bonaduce, who is best known for playing Danny on the Partridge Family. Here's what happened when a tinfoil-hat–wearing schizoid with a camera tried to entangle him in the Left's bizarre 9/11 conspiracy theories:

As a result of this encounter — and the presence of this video on YouTube — Bonaduce's family has been receiving death threats. Abuse and pictures of maimed Iraqi children have been sent through his 12-year-old daughter's MySpace page. The FBI is investigating.

If there's anything beneath moonbats, it hasn't yet been discovered.

On a tip from Wiggins.

Tony Blair Plunges Headlong Into Dhimmitude

Posted by Dave Blount at 7:54 AM

From its inception, Islam has been a vicious totalitarian ideology spread by violence and terror. It obliterated the largely Christian civilizations of the Middle East, wiped the great Byzantine Empire off the map, and spread its oppression from Spain to Indonesia. Only centuries of defensive warfare prevented all of Europe from being overrun. Today Islam is engaged in a terror war against the rest of the planet — a war that it is winning, with the help of dhimmi propagandists who absurdly believe that flattering this beast will appease it. An appalling example is Tony Blair, who really ought to know better than to tell destructive lies like these:

To me, the most remarkable thing about the Koran is how progressive it is. I write with great humility as a member of another faith. As an outsider, the Koran strikes me as a reforming book, trying to return Judaism and Christianity to their origins, much as reformers attempted to do with the Christian church centuries later. The Koran is inclusive. It extols science and knowledge and abhors superstition. It is practical and far ahead of its time in attitudes toward marriage, women, and governance.
Under its guidance, the spread of Islam and its dominance over previously Christian or pagan lands were breathtaking. Over centuries, Islam founded an empire and led the world in discovery, art, and culture. The standard-bearers of tolerance in the early Middle Ages were far more likely to be found in Muslim lands than in Christian ones.

Everything Eurabian dhimmis say on the topic of Islam is so outrageously false, you don't know where to start disputing it. Obviously, Islam did not manage to impose itself over so much of the planet by being "standard-bearers of tolerance." The idea that Islam was ever tolerant of other religions is a sick joke. Just as obviously, a religion that calls for stoning women to death for adultery is not "ahead of its time in attitudes" — unless we are headed into an era of unprecedented savagery.

Most obviously of all, if we don't stop obsequiously sucking up to this evil cult and start fighting it, we are headed the way of the Byzantines.

The Christian Byzantine Empire was totally obliterated by Muslim "tolerance."

Hat tip: LGF

December 27, 2006

DU Moonbats Pay Their Respects to Gerald Ford

Posted by Dave Blount at 4:56 PM

The moonbat version of Christmas spirit continues to linger at Democratic Underground, where commenters have been displaying their characteristic level of class toward former President Gerald Ford, a decent and thoroughly unobjectionable man who passed away yesterday at the age of 93. Please excuse the grammar, punctuation, spelling, and vile language:

May he rot in hell for his cowardice and complicity.
The guy was an EVIL MOTHERFUCKER who sent many innocent Americans to death for war profits. Fuck him and the bunch who rode in with him. 'm glad he is dead! I only wish he suffered more!
I will not be mourning this man.Wonder what it costs we, the people, to bury one of these men ?
There is not one thing sad about this guy passing on.
take your useless sentimantality and do something else with it.
His death was not mourned here at DU.
Except for the SNL skit Chevy Chase did, there wasn't much to remember Except for all those times they showed him on teevee falling down stairs trying to get out of Air Force One. Man, seeing that happen always made me feel proud to be an American. LoL
Ford sucked. Remember the W.I.N (Whip Inflation Now) campaign? Just another rethuglikan trashing the world at our expense.
I'm glad to see that DUer's haven't lost their edge after Xmas and still recognize a Rethug when they see one.
Ford was a bumbling idiot of a politician alright and little else except an enabler for the gop lies that continue to this day. Good damn riddance, thats my opinion.
Gerald Ford was possibly one of the most evil and murderous men to ever hold office.
Goodbye Mr Ford. I hope for your sake there are golf courses in Hell. Tell Raygun we said Hi!
Now I s'pose we'll drop to half-mast for what? A month? Like for stupid Reagan?
If you can't say anything nice about a person....then that person must be a recently deceased republic president.
MSM Hagiographers are busily putting the finishing touches on the rewritten history. And yet all some do is act concerned about DU's image and how we might be seen as mean by some other entity.
Ford was j.Edgar Hoover's stooge planted in the warren commission!
I have a big sloppy lugie for him.
The man was a Repug...... and the country is better off for every Repug who is gone. Good riddance.
There is NO SUCH THING as a good Repug ... They seek to expand this "American democracy" upon the rest of the world, through force if necessary. Fuck Republicans. All of them.

Et cetera. Now if you'll excuse me, I need to take a long shower.

Gerald Ford, R.I.P.

Hat tip: Moonbat Monitor

Culture War on the Gridiron

Posted by Dave Blount at 2:47 PM

Tomorrow the Culture War will be fought on a football field when Moonbat University, aka Cal-Berkeley, meets Texas A&M in the Pacific Life Holiday Bowl in San Diego. The Union-Tribune highlights a few of the differences between the schools, including these:

School bosses:
Texas A&M: The school president, Robert Gates, was recently chosen by President Bush to supervise the war in Iraq as the new Secretary of Defense.
Cal: Chancellor Robert Birgeneau, a native of Toronto, lists on his curriculum vitae an editorial he once wrote for the Toronto Star entitled "Celebrating Sexual Diversity."
Texas A&M: Several places serve well-cooked dead animals in College Station, especially C&J Barbecue, which serves jalapeño cheese sausage, pork loin and ribs.
Cal: The Free Speech Movement Cafe at the library boasts that its "coffee is Fair Trade and organic, and tea is organic and Fair Trade when possible. The menu is a manifestation of the ideals inherent in the Free Speech Movement ... through this philosophy, students become conscious that their choice for food is a political choice as well."
Campus faces:
Texas A&M: Football games are attended by former President George H.W. Bush, whose presidential library is located on campus.
Cal: A student became known as "The Naked Guy" in the 1990s by attending classes nude.
Texas A&M: Students can take a class called "Amphibious Warfare."
Cal: Students can enroll in "Introduction to Nonviolence."
Military history:
Texas A&M: The school opened in 1876 as the Agricultural and Mechanical (A&M) College of Texas, with mandated military training. Its Corps of Cadets remains the largest uniformed body of students in the nation outside the U.S. service academies, according to its Web site.
Cal: Students formed the epicenter of the antiwar movement in the 1960s as the Vietnam War raged on. In 1965, hundreds tried to stop trains of troops by standing on the tracks in West Berkeley.

Let's hope the guys on the field aren't representative of the student body, or it won't be much of a game.

Texas A&M.


Hat tip: Houston's Clear Thinkers, on a tip from Byron.

Troops Fail to Appreciate the Great Botched Joke Kerry

Posted by Dave Blount at 9:10 AM

It seems those who are too lazy and dumb not to get stuck in Iraq don't even know enough to appreciate it when they are graced with the presence of the great John "Botched Joke" Kerry. Here's B.J. eating lunch in a crowded mess hall in Iraq — crowded except for his own table, that is:


Scott Hennen relays a first-hand report:

This is a true story.....Check out this photo from our mess hall at the US Embassy yesterday morning. Sen. Kerry found himself all alone while he was over here. He cancelled his press conference because no one came, he worked out alone in the gym w/o any soldiers even going up to say hi or ask for an autograph (I was one of those who was in the gym at the same time), and he found himself eating breakfast with only a couple of folks who are obviously not troops.
What is amazing is Bill O'Reilly came to visit with us and the troops at the CSH the same day and the line for autographs extended through the palace and people waited for two hours to shake his hand. You decide who is more respected and loved by us servicemen and women!

Hat tips: Caption This!, Power Line

Like a Bad Penny, Joe Biden Is Back

Posted by Dave Blount at 7:41 AM

Soon we will be up to a full seven dwarves, as Joseph Biden has announced he will once again run for President, joining a motley crew of announced or apparent Democrat candidates consisting of Shrillary Clinton, Barack Hussein Obama, The Breck Girl, Tom Milksac, and of course the leftist elf from outer space, Dennis Kucinich.

Biden wanted to run in 1988, but had to withdraw early when people made a stink about his plagiarizing stump speeches and academic work. Since then he has remained on the radar mainly due to the foot-in-mouth disease that has caused him to ridicule Indians for working at convenience stores and donut shops, and to boast repeatedly that his home state Delaware was a slave state. Too bad Biden is a Democrat; if he were a Republican, just saying the word "macaca" would be enough to put his career out of its misery.

Biden might be hoping that his role as new chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee will allow him enough evening news face time to gather support by bashing Bush and screeching for surrender in our war against Muslim terrorists. Here's his stirring response to the idea of sending enough troops to Iraq to quell the violence:

We've already broken Iraq. We're about to break the United States military.

Unsurprisingly, Biden favors the recommendations of the Iraq Surrender Group — i.e., that we leave Iraq to our sworn enemies in Iran and Syria and hope the terrorist don't come and find us hiding under our beds. His foreign policy views are so profoundly wrong that they have been endorsed by the treasonous Jimmy "The Dhimmi" Carter, who vehemently sides with Palestinian terrorists against Israel, and who regards the knucklehead Biden as "probably the foremost expert now on foreign policy."

Maybe President Biden could find a roll for Carter in his cabinet — Secretary of Surrender would suit him nicely.

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Dumb, dumber, and dumbest.

Compliments of Wiggins.

December 26, 2006

Nappy Napolitano Nixes Christmas Packages For National Guard at the Border

Posted by Dave Blount at 5:41 PM

The spitefulness of Arizona's regrettably liberal Governor Janet Napolitano knows no bounds. Governor Napolitano — aka Nappy Napolitano, aka Crappy Nappy, aka Nappy the Crapster — indulged herself this Christmas by refusing to let the noble Minutemen distribute care packages to the token handful of National Guard troops assigned to watch our southern border being overrun by Mexican colonists.

Operation Christmas Stocking was intended to show appreciation for the National Guard troops who volunteered to spend the Christmas season attempting to defend our border.

Lamented Chris Simcox, Founder and President of the Minuteman Civil Defense Corps:

We are grateful to the members of the National Guard who understand the importance of securing our borders and therefore we wish to demonstrate our appreciation for their sacrifice during the holiday season. Soldiers are always sent care packages while stationed on the front lines in combat and the US-Mexico border is the front line on the War on Terror. It is a shame they are punished by the politically motivated discriminatory acts of Governor Napolitano and the open borders lobby in Washington, D.C.

Now Governor Nappy has earned herself yet another alias: Nappy the Grinch.

Nappy the Grinch gives her undies a pinch.

On a tip from Wiggins.

James Baker: Fool or Foreign Agent?

Posted by Dave Blount at 1:42 PM

James Baker, with his defeatist Iraq Study Group and its absurd proposal that we stabilize Iraq by relying on help from the terrorist regimes in Iran and Syria, may be more comprehensible in light of a post on Euphoric Reality, where it is pointed out that Baker has been in bed with terrorists before — and evidently finds it a profitable place to be.

Baker is a senior partner in the Baker Botts law firm, which is representing Saudi Arabians against the families of 9/11 victims, despite openly acknowledging that their clients pour $millions into terrorist organizations. Baker's Saudi friends are still at it, shoveling money at the terrorists in Iraq to finance the killing of American troops — a subject Baker takes care not to mention. Just as most of the 9/11 hijackers were from Saudi Arabia, so are most of the foreign fighters that have been killed or captured in Iraq, although you won't learn this from reading the Baker report. Saudis are also the #1 nationality at luxurious Club Gitmo. When 29 Gitmo guests were recently turned over to the Saudis, they were promptly set free to resume their terrorist activities.

Baker is also up to his neck in the Carlyle Group, which does a great deal of business with the Saudi royal family.

The Iraq Surrender Group had many people suspecting that Baker is a fool. But maybe it's those of us who expect him to promote his own country's interests who are fools.

If you can judge a man by the company he keeps...

Multicultural Christmas

Posted by Dave Blount at 11:21 AM

Yesterday Queen Elizabeth II's Christmas Day message was simultaneously countered on state-run television by a Muslim woman in a full-face veil bleating about why the English should accept Islamification under the false flag of multiculturalism.

Ironically, the one and only good thing about the unfolding Muslim conquest of Europe is that it will put an end to multiculturalism.

Hat tip: Atlas Shrugs

Shamnesty Is Back — and Worse Than Ever

Posted by Dave Blount at 10:36 AM

Unfortunately the damage to be inflicted on this country by the Democrat takeover of the Senate is likely to be permanent, as even the lamest attempts to defend the Southwest from Mexican colonization before a demographic tipping point is reached are being shelved in favor of a still more outrageously treasonous version of shamnesty.

The rewards for breaking into our country instead of patiently waiting in line like a law-abiding citizen could hardly be more lavish. Even last year's preposterous McCain–Kennedy Alien Amnesty Bill was found to be too much of a burden on the colonizers who are driving down wages throughout the country and very possibly permanently displacing us from the Southwest.

The token requirement that illegal aliens would have to leave the country before applying for citizenship has been tossed out the window, along with funding for the 700 miles of border fencing that had been agreed upon.

The dreary joke known as the Homeland Security Department is actually supporting this rejection of the notion that this is a sovereign country with a right to determine who crosses its borders.

Once again prominent among the drafters of the legislation are Chappaquiddick Ted Kennedy — who has made it clear he will side with any enemy of the United States — and open-borders extremist John "Lettuce" McCain.

The Senate's plan for the Southwest.

On a tip from V the K.

NYC Food Nazis Imposing Tasteless Fries Nationwide

Posted by Dave Blount at 9:49 AM

Due to impending bans on trans fats in moonbat-infested New York City and possibly Chicago, McDonald's has been anonymously testing more politically correct — but inevitably less tasty — fries at almost 1,200 locations.

It's not that customers have been complaining about the fries; it's that nanny-staters are once again on a jihad. As always, consumer choice falls victim. Says Bob Goldin, an executive with a restaurant consulting firm:

I don't know that their customers are crying out for trans fat-free fries. But with the ban in New York, and possibly Chicago, they're going to be forced to respond. They're behind the eight ball on this one.

We're all behind the eight ball. After all, if people really wanted trans-fat–free fries, the free market would be happy to provide them, with no bureaucratic coercion required.

But I'm forgetting: P.C. bureauweenies know what's best for us.

Is there anything they won't take away from us?

On a tip from Wiggins.

Muslim Fifth Column Rallies on Christmas Eve

Posted by Dave Blount at 8:13 AM

Our first Muslim Congressman Keith Ellison, formerly of Louis Farrakhan's Nation of Islam, spent Christmas Eve rallying Muslims in their North American capital, Dearbornistan, Michigan.

Members of the Muslim American Society and the Islamic Circle of North America had gathered for panels and workshops exploring ways to exploit political correctness to spread their barbaric death cult in the USA.

Ellison psyched up the crowd with exhortations like this:

You can't back down, you can't chicken out, you can't be afraid, you got to have faith in Allah, and you got to stand up and be a real Muslim.

The audience responded by screaming "Allahu akbar" — just as Muslims are prone to do before they blow themselves up in the process of murdering Christians and Jews.

Displaying the astonishing combination of hypocrisy and chutzpah that characterizes the Islamic propaganda war, Ellison declared that Muslims — whose religion calls for them to kill converts to Christianity — will teach America what tolerance and justice are.

Equally outrageously, Ellison warned of more anti-Muslim attacks that will need to be bravely faced in the future. After all, you never can tell how long it will take Christians to get tired of suicide bombings, decapitations, and flying hijacked airplanes into skyscrapers.

On January 4, Ellison will actually become a member of Congress. He promised to take his oath to uphold the Constitution on the Koran — the Dark Ages version of Mein Kampf — according to which all other documents, obviously including our Constitution, are null and void except to the extent they advance Islam.

Unsurprisingly, the crowd responded by screaming "Allahu akbar."

Imagine a Congressman in the early 1940s whose supporters screamed "Heil Hitler."

Teaching us all about tolerance and justice.

On a tip from Wiggins.

Dems May Refuse to Seat Elected Republican Vern Buchanan

Posted by Dave Blount at 7:24 AM

One of the disadvantages of being the good guys is that Republicans don't just have to win, they have to win by a lot. For example, Republican Vern Buchanan beat Democrat Christine Jennings for a House seat by 369 votes — which is not enough of a margin to allow him to take his seat without bitter resistance from Nancy Pelosi and friends, who may not let Buchanan take his seat with the rest of the new Congress next week.

Succinctly summing up Democratic principles, Pelosi spokesman Drew Hammill declared:

The bottom line here is that nothing's off the table.

Normally the winner is seated even in contested races. But according to Pelousy's office, that's only the way Republicans do things. Democrats would leave Buchanan sidelined while they haggle in the courts for months. Party Chairman Howard Dean has declared that Buchanan should "definitely not" be seated with the other elected Reps.

Even some Democrats have guilty consciences about the highly undemocratic tactics employed by Pelosi, Dean, et al. Said Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL), an ally of Jennings:

In my mind, I can't really justify leaving the constituents of the 13th District without representation during the House Administration and the court's review.

Meanwhile, her fellow Dems are angling for a new election, apparently on no other grounds than their inability to accept defeat when the vote is close.

Here to show us what "Culture of Corruption" really means.

On a tip from Wiggins.

December 25, 2006

Merry Christmas

Posted by Dave Blount at 11:27 AM


December 24, 2006

The Breck Girl Is Back

Posted by Dave Blount at 12:22 PM

Displaying the same political astuteness that inspired him to hook his carriage to the floundering John "Botched Joke" Kerry's horse in 2004, John Edwards, aka "The Breck Girl," has chosen the media graveyard of late December to announce his candidacy for 2008.

After making a fortune looting doctors as a trial lawyer, Edwards was able to buy his way into the Senate, where he no longer serves. Fortunately that is the highest he is likely to go. But he'll long be remembered for countless cesarean sections that are still being performed for no other reason than to avoid lawsuits by ambulance-chasing brigands. And of course, we all admire his hair.


Compliments of Wiggins.

Smug, Incorporated

Posted by Dave Blount at 12:04 PM

Limousine liberals George Clooney and John Grisham are joining forces to produce movies devoted not to making money, but to "exposing miscarriages of justice" — which might be taken to mean, left-leaning moral posturing. Their first movie will be "The Innocent Man," directed by Clooney and based on a nonfiction book by Grisham about a man wrongly accused.

Clooney's father — unsurprisingly a newscaster — is credited with instilling leftist ideology into the perpetually smirking actor, who has made a multimillion dollar career out of being visibly in love with himself, and who apparently wants to funnel the money into ideological films that otherwise would not be able to stand on their own two legs financially.

Clooney and his zillion-dollar self-satisfied smirk.

On a tip from Wiggins.

Noble and Knave of the Year Contest

Posted by Dave Blount at 11:25 AM

The Washington Times' annual Noble and Knave of the Year Contest is guaranteed to have a less moronic outcome than Time's Person of the Year contest because readers get to vote. The list of candidates for Knave of the Year reads like The Year in Moonbattery. A few examples:

  • Vermont Judge Edward Cashman, for sentencing a confessed child rapist to just 60 days in prison.
  • New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin, for saying that Hurricane Katrina was an act of God in response to the United States being "in Iraq under false pretenses."
  • Los Angeles Times columnist Joel Stein, who in a January column compared U.S. soldiers to corrupt politicians.
  • U.S. figure skater Johnny Weir, who chose an Olympic setting to proudly wear a "CCCP" red sweatjacket.
  • Yale University, for admitting a former member of the Taliban, but not the U.S. military.
  • A Republican-controlled Senate, which drafted a budget blueprint that added $11 billion to federal spending, all the while claiming to be the party of fiscal responsibility.
  • NBC's "Dateline," whose producers crafted an unethical scheme to ensnare NASCAR fans in a story on Arab-Muslim bigotry.
  • The Cambridge, Mass., City Council, which in May declared Cambridge a "sanctuary" for the nation's 12 million-plus illegals.
  • Ward Churchill, the University of Colorado professor who was found to be not only an anti-American extremist but also an academic poseur.
  • The American Civil Liberties Union, which attempted to prohibit its own members from criticizing the free-speech organization.
  • The Dixie Chicks, whose lead singer Natalie Maines told the London Telegraph in June that she "didn't understand the necessity of patriotism."
  • Susan Roberts, a Davidson political science professor who in May wrote that the Supreme Court had the power to strike down constitutional amendments.
  • Rep. John Murtha, for trying to backtrack from comments he made in June that the U.S. presence in Iraq was more dangerous to world peace than a nuclear North Korea.
  • "Peace Mom" Cindy Sheehan, whose "Troops Home Fast" fast ended pretty, er, fast.
  • Jimmy Carter, for this, that and about everything else he's done, written or said recently.
  • John Edwards, whose crusade against Wal-Mart apparently doesn't keep him from shopping there.

The Noble list features inspiring examples of countermoonbattery, such as these:

  • BB&T Corp., for enacting a policy of not loaning money to private developers who have acquired land by way of eminent domain.
  • Dr. Ward Casscells, now Col. Casscells, who, at 53, put aside a highly successful medicine career to join the Army Reserves.
  • Robert Rector, the Heritage Foundation fellow whose research helped expose the Senate's disastrous immigration "reform" bill.
  • Oakland A's pitcher Barry Zito's "Strikeout for Troops" campaign, which donated $500 for every strikeout thrown during the 2006 All-Star game to Walter Reed Army Medical Center.
  • Oriana Fallaci, the Italian writer whose unwavering and unapologetic defense of Western Civilization in the face of Islamist barbarism earned her a place as one of freedom's heroines. She died in September at 77.
  • The Alaskan villagers, for refusing Venezuelan strongman Hugo Chavez's offer of cheap oil.
  • The Minnesota National Guard, whose members had the perfect rejoinder to Sen. John Kerry's "joke" that only the uneducated get "stuck" in Iraq: "Halp us Jon Carry — We r stuck hear n Irak."
  • Ambassador John Bolton, who leaves the United Nations better than he found it, but not as good as he could have made it — if given the chance.

The complete lists of candidates and voting instructions can be found at the Washington Times.

Noble of the Year Candidates.

On a tip from Byron.

Moonbat Versus Moonbat at Portsmouth High School

Posted by Dave Blount at 10:56 AM

Patrick Agin of Portsmouth, Rhode Island is evidently enough of a geek to want to use this as his yearbook picture:


The school wouldn't let him, not because it's asinine, but because it violates the school's zero-tolerance weapons policy. Apparently a picture of a sword constitutes a weapon. This may seem to conflict with the fact that the school's mascot is a Revolutionary War soldier carrying a rifle. But according to the principal, Robert Littlefield:

That's an entirely different issue. I don't think anybody could reasonably construe a cartoon depiction of a soldier from 250 years ago as a threat to our educational environment.

A picture of a dorkazoid posing with his play sword, on the other hand...

But wait, we haven't gotten to the absurd part yet. The ACLU is suing the school to force it to let the kid pose with his sword, on the grounds that it's a free speech violation not to let him present himself any way he pleases, despite the fact that it is the school, not the kid, that is producing the yearbook. High school exhibitionists take note: if the ACLU wins this one, you can pose nude for your yearbook.

Only the ACLU could manage to go up against "zero tolerance" educrats and still be in the wrong.

Hat tips: Ace of Spades, Knowledge is Power, on a tip from V the K.

December 23, 2006

Moonbat Sets Himself on Fire to Protest Christmas

Posted by Dave Blount at 11:56 AM

Liberals have won a lot of ground in their war against Christmas — and they're not willing to give an inch of it back. When a San Joaquin Valley school district decided to call Christmas and Easter vacation "Christmas and Easter vacation" instead of "winter and spring breaks," an unidentified moonbat reacted sharply, setting fire to a Christmas tree, an American flag, and himself in protest.

The Christmas tree in question stood next to the Liberty Bell in Bakersfield, California — a common location for public events and demonstrations. A sheriff's deputy and a parole agent put out the flaming moonbat with fire extinguishers, leaving him with first-degree burns on his shoulders and arms. The angry progressive had brought along a sign reading:

[EXPLETIVE] the religious establishment and KHSD.

KHSD stands for Kern High School Board — whose trustees had made the radical theocratic decision to acknowledge Christmas and Easter.

First Malachi Ritscher, now this guy. Is it a trend yet?

On a tip from Wiggins.

Fellow Dems Rally Around Convicted Felon Gary Siplin

Posted by Dave Blount at 11:23 AM

Democrats' epic battle against the "Culture of Corruption" remains on hold as Florida Dems rally around State Senator Gary Siplin, who has been convicted of felony grand theft.

Minority Leader Steve Geller is among the eight Democratic State Senators hosting a fundraiser on Siplin's behalf. Attendees are asked to cough up $500, the maximum allowed.

Siplin is a special guy, being the first convicted felon to serve in the Florida Senate. He hasn't been kicked out because he's appealing, and hasn't voluntarily stepped down because he's a Democrat.

Also hosting the gala fundraiser is State Senator Frederica Wilson. She was among those demanding that Republican Representative Ralph Arza step down for using an ethnic slur — he did so. But she sees no reason for her fellow Dem to follow suit, because felony grand theft is not an "egregious crime" like name-calling.

These are the sort of people we put in charge of the House and the Senate.

Siplin: He's not corrupt, he's a Democrat.

On a tip from Wiggins.

Al-Qaeda Celebrates De Facto Alliance With Democratic Party

Posted by Dave Blount at 10:54 AM

Al-Qaeda's #2 man Ayman al-Zawahiri seems to have a pretty good grasp of American politics. Here's what he had to say to our Democratic Party after its midterm victories:

You aren't the ones who won the midterm elections, nor are the Republicans the ones who lost. Rather, the Mujahideen — the Muslim Ummah's vanguard in Afghanistan and Iraq — are the ones who won, and the American forces and their Crusader allies are the ones who lost.

Al-Zawahiri calls on Democrats to negotiate with al-Qaeda rather than Iran and Syria, who are favored by Jim Baker et al. — as if it makes any real difference which terrorists we surrender to.

The Democrats' answer to Karl Rove. Is that a bull's-eye on his forehead?

On a tip from V the K.

December 22, 2006

Political Correctness Does in the Gingerbread Man

Posted by Dave Blount at 10:45 AM

Via Curtains:


At least now he will feel at home in unisex bathrooms.

Ahmadinejad Tells Us What Jesus Would Do

Posted by Dave Blount at 10:00 AM

Demented Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad put his own spin on Christmas greetings by wishing Christians a happy new year — and blasphemously tying Christ to the demonic Imam Mahdi, a messianic character whose return Muslims believe will usher in a holocaust of "Islamic justice."

Raved the guy who wants to wipe Israel off the map and will soon have the nuclear weapons to do it, a guy who possibly thinks he is Imam Mahdi:

My one question from the Christians is: What would Jesus do if he were present in the world today? What would he do before some of the oppressive powers of the world who are in fact residing in Christian countries? Which powers would he revive and which of them would he destroy? [...] All I want to say is that the age of hardship, threat and spite will come to an end someday and God willing Jesus would return to the world along with the emergence of the descendant of the Islam's Holy Prophet, Imam Mahdi and wipe away every tinge of oppression, pain and agony from the face of the world.

In the context of Ahmadinejad's other ravings, this means that Jesus would nuke Israel and quite possibly the USA. It should be noted that in a bizarre attempt to rewrite history, Muslims hold that their cult — which was invented in the 6th century — actually predates Christianity and Judaism. They claim Abraham as a Muslim and Christ as one of their prophets. It's possible that Christ has also been claimed as a prophet of Scientology, but I don't know for sure.

This Christmas season he speaks for Jesus.

Hat tip: In the Days, on a tip from nanc.

Another Small Step Toward an Unthinkable Future

Posted by Dave Blount at 9:21 AM

In a piece nauseatingly entitled "Tears of Joy as Muslims Win Mosque Battle," the Manchester Evening News notes that a small group of Muslim foreigners in the English town Clitheroe were able to overcome resistance and convert a Methodist chapel into a mosque by screaming the meaningless phrase "institutional racism" at their opponents.

While moonbats wage war against church bells in this country, across the Atlantic bells are already being replaced by the nails-on-blackboard yowling of Muslim calls to prayer.

What we will have instead of churches.

NYC Birth Stats Suggest Grim Future

Posted by Dave Blount at 8:33 AM

According to New York City's latest release of vital statistics, there were 88,891 reported abortions in the city in 2005. When babies were allowed to live, Medicaid paid for 52% of the births. An appalling 44% of women giving birth weren't married.

And so social decay and government dependency are passed from one generation to the next.

Will we learn from NYC's example or follow it?

Even the Smallest Loose Wheels Get Oil When They Squeak

Posted by Dave Blount at 7:48 AM

If Al Franken's bankrupt Air America can't make it in whacky Madison, Wisconsin, it will never make it anywhere — which may be why moonbats with nothing better to do staged protests when local carrier Mic 92.1 FM announced plans to dump the failed liberal network in favor of an all-sports Fox Radio format.

Festivities included a fake funeral procession featuring black crepe paper. Placards declared that pulling a format that only a handful of left-wing extremists want to listen to is "Death of the free speech." About 30 people participated, according to a sympathetic news report.

The moonbats presented the station with a petition with 4,500 signatures — not many considering that most people would sign their own death warrants to get smelly hippies out of their faces. Yet it was enough. The next day came a report that 92.1 would go down with Err Un-American's sinking ship after all.


On tips from V the K and General Jack D. Ripper.

December 21, 2006

Confirmed: Clinton's National Security Adviser Sandy Berger Stole Classified Documents

Posted by Dave Blount at 3:28 PM

It took awhile, but the National Archives has officially determined that President Bill Clinton's National Security Adviser Sandy Berger, aka Sandy Burglar, snuck classified documents out of the archives, hid them under a construction trailer, and later tried to retrieve documents that he had cut into small pieces from a trash collector.

In 2003, the September 11 Commission made the mistake of authorizing Burglar to be the Clinton Administration's representative, responsible for seeing that the correct classified materials were received. Burglar repaid the commission's trust by stealing documents in an evident attempt at damage control.

Whether all of the stolen documents were ever recovered remains in doubt.

Burglar pleaded guilty more than a year ago. Instead of the long prison term he richly deserves, he was sentenced to a fine of $50,000 and 100 hours of community service. He was barred from accessing classified materials for three years, which means that if Shrillary is elected in 2008, Burglar could be right back in the National Archives, once again stuffing incriminating documents into his pants to be disposed of later.

But you probably didn't need any more reasons to dread the return of Clintons to the White House.

Clinton National Security Adviser Sandy Berger.

On a tip from Bergbikr.

Botched Joke Hits It Off With Baby Assad

Posted by Dave Blount at 2:11 PM

Good thing John "Botched Joke" Kerry didn't get elected President — it might have gotten in the way of his creative diplomatic work.

The intrepid diplomat now reports that the terrorist regime in Syria — which for years has been playing Mini Me to Iran's Doctor Evil — wants to work with the USA to bring stability to Iraq, and even that dictator Bashar "Baby" Assad has personally offered his assistance.

It's not that Baby Assad couldn't help. All he would have to do is stop exporting terrorism. In addition to fueling the chaos in Iraq by supplying foreign terrorists, the Syrian regime has been using assassinations and its cat's paw Hezbollah to undo the Cedar Revolution and destroy the democratic government of Lebanon. Also, it supports Hamas, which is responsible for inflicting endless mayhem on Israel and CAIR on the United States.

The question is: how dim would you have to be to believe that Syria would cooperate in good faith with its arch enemy America? The answer is: no dimmer than Botched Joke Kerry.

Also generating publicity by crawling to Damascus to kiss Assad's ring are Kerry's fellow irresponsible moonbat Senators Christopher Dodd, Bill Nelson, and Arlen Specter. This behavior is most disgraceful in the case of Specter — who is both Jewish and nominally Republican — considering that these trips to Syria are deliberate slaps in the face of the Bush Administration, and that negotiations with the terrorists in Syria would inevitably occur at the expense of Israel's security.

Botched Joke is good at making a certain kind of friend.

On a tip from Wiggins.

Which Holiday?

Posted by Dave Blount at 1:23 PM

One problem with using the vacuous "Happy Holidays" in place of "Merry Christmas" is that confusion might arise as to which holiday you're really referring to. Some people, given their natural proclivities, might even assume you mean Halloween.


Image via Bella Pelosi AKA Nancy Pelosi, on a tip from Wiggins.

The Donald Goes After Rosie O

Posted by Dave Blount at 11:48 AM

Donald Trump may come across as a clown in some respects, but he gets a few things right. Most notably, he wanted to rebuild the World Trade Center — but defeatist moonbats got in the way. Another point in his favor: he detests loud-mouthed talk show hostess Rosie O'Donnell, whom he plans to sue on unspecified grounds:

She's not smart, she's crude, she's ignorant and to be honest I look forward to suing Rosie.

Here's video of the Donald denouncing as a loser the super-sized lesbian kookazoid who has helped make The View such a rich lode of moonbattery.

On a tip from nanc.

Hybrid Hype Waning

Posted by Dave Blount at 10:52 AM

Just as carmakers ramp up their plans for more politically correct hybrid vehicles, consumer interest is falling off, along with gas prices.

A year ago 30% of car shoppers were allegedly willing to consider a hybrid, and to pay nearly $2,500 extra for it. Those numbers have fallen to 12% and $1,152.

Enviromoonbattery aside, hybrids don't make much sense. Highly fuel-efficient subcompacts start at less than $15,000. The Toyota Prius (aka Pious) starts at $22,175.

But I'm sure George Clooney's $85,000 Tango T600 is still parked prominently at the back of his ten-car garage.

The Tango T600, favored by moonbats with more dollars than sense.

On a tip from Wiggins.

Zune Preloaded With Homosexual Pornography

Posted by Dave Blount at 10:00 AM

Moonbats who enjoy denouncing Microsoft for its capitalistic ways might be willing to cut Bill Gates & Co. some slack after learning that a Zune Media Player that a Chicago-area couple bought for their 12-year-old daughter came preloaded with video of a homosexual orgy that went on for almost two hours.

Remarked the little girl's mom Chanell Martin:

What do you tell a 12-year-old child that you have five men having sex with each other? That's not a conversation that I want to have.

At least they're not showing that sort of thing on TV yet — as far as I know.

Zunes play all sorts of stuff.

On a tip from Wiggins.

Italian Moonbats Add Homosexual Dolls to Government Nativity Scene

Posted by Dave Blount at 9:34 AM

The Radical Party has managed to attract attention to itself by placing dolls representing two homosexual couples in the Italian Parliament's nativity scene.

As arranged by deputies Bruno Mellano and Donatella Porretti, the dolls presented a banner reading "Gay weddings like those in Zapatero's Spain in Italy as well." (The government of Spain's socialist dhimmi Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero legalized gay marriage last year.)

Italy has not yet been corroded by moonbattery to the point of the dolls being left in place. Even Rosy Bindi, Family Policy minister of Romano Prodi's left-leaning government, denounced the stunt as

a useless provocation against the nativity of the Chamber of Deputies that hurts us as Christians and as citizens of this country.

Since this didn't happen in the USA, the ACLU hasn't filed a lawsuit on behalf of the dolls.

One of two gay couples contributed by moonbats.

On a tip from Wiggins.

Bus Driver Gets to Keep Santa Hat

Posted by Dave Blount at 9:07 AM

Not all bus drivers are faring as poorly as the guy in Germany who could be facing jail time for giving Nazi salutes. Kenneth Mott of Long Island will be able to keep his job and even the Santa hat that he has been wearing every Christmas for years.

He had been told to stop wearing the hat because a child who doesn't believe in Santa didn't like it; evidently, Mott believed his job to be in jeopardy. But fortunately we haven't quite reached the point where Santa has the same status as Nazis.

Ken Mott in his inflammatory hat.

On a tip from Wiggins.

German Bus Driver Faces Jail Time For Salute

Posted by Dave Blount at 8:53 AM

A driver in Germany may be facing jail time for giving a stiff-armed salute to pupils as they board his school bus. You can get up to three years in Deutschland for using Nazi symbols, begging the question, who's more like Nazis: an eccentric bus driver or the government that throws him in jail on political grounds?

Careful, Zell. You can get three years for that.

On a tip from Wiggins.

December 20, 2006

PETA Objects to Convicts Working at Poultry Plant

Posted by Dave Blount at 4:01 PM

PETA activists' capacity for self-parody appears limitless. Now they are screeching in horror at the idea of convicts filling in for the illegal aliens who have been booted out of the Crider Poultry plant in Stillmore, Georgia. Their objection: violent felons might hurt the poor chickens — as opposed to just butchering them.

Observed PETA's maniacal Bruce Friedrich (who has advocated terror attacks against fast food restaurants, slaughterhouses, laboratories, and even banks):

Placing animals in the care of convicts with violent histories is like putting children in the care of child molesters.

Maybe Friedrich and his friends would like to fill in at Crider Poultry. That way they would be right on the scene to make sure no chickens are injured while they're being killed. Who knows, exposure to honest work might help them to mature.

Bruce Friedrich denouncing food.

On a tip from V the K.

Trans Fat Ban For All of Massachusetts?

Posted by Dave Blount at 9:31 AM

As John Stossel predicted, New York City's outrageously intrusive ban of foods prepared with trans fat from restaurants was not the last word in encroaching nanny state totalitarianism. Dem state rep Peter Koutoujian has introduced a bill to enact a similar ban throughout the entire state of Massachusetts.

Massachusetts already has one of the lowest rates of obesity in the country. But despite the sanctimonious posturing of militant moonbats like Kooktoujian, the idea is to improve not so much our health as the health of an ever-expanding bureaucracy that has the intolerable audacity to tell us what we can eat.

Where will it stop? Anything that tastes good is unhealthy according to someone. So is alcohol. So is failing to exercise every day.

As Stossel notes:

Often the health police say they must "protect the children." But children are the responsibility of their parents. When the state assumes the role of parent, it makes children of all of us.

Children — or slaves.

Like most moonbattery, this ban starting in liberal havens (NYC, Massachusetts) will spread, probably with the help of activist courts that will start allowing Breck Girl types to sue restaurants into bankruptcy if they serve anything that tastes better than bean curd.

Then the bureauweenies can start on the mandatory aerobics legislation.

It looks like the future isn't going to taste very good.

On a tip from Bernie D.

Sean Penn Wigs Out

Posted by Dave Blount at 8:02 AM

Last night the deranged and obnoxious leftist Sean Penn was awarded the 2006 Christopher Reeve First Amendment Award by his fellow entertainment industry moonbats. He exploited the opportunity to launch himself completely over the top, screeching about impeachment and insulting anyone he could think of who fails to toe the left-wing line.

In demanding that our democratically elected government be removed by force, Penn compared the imaginary crimes for which Bush and others should be impeached to "grand larceny," "large-scale distribution of methamphetamines," and even "contract killing on a pregnant mother." He insulted Rush Limbaugh, Bill O'Reilly, Sean Hannity, Joe Lieberman, and even country singer Toby Keith.

An example of Penn's disturbed ravings:

Oh, there goes Sean...he had to go and name-call. They say he can't help himself. Or, did I name-call? Maybe I just quickly summed up seven or eight little truths. Oh, no, you're right — I name-called. I said, "putz." I take it back. Or, do I? Did I say whore? Pimp? These are questions. But, the real and great questions of conscience and accountability would not loom so ominously — unanswered or evaded at such tremendous cost — without our day-to-day failure to insist on genuine accountability.

Not to mention our failure to insist on psychiatric hygiene from cultural mouthpieces like Penn.

Spicoli appears to be off his meds.

Human Rights to Be Extended to Machines

Posted by Dave Blount at 7:29 AM

Long-suffering British taxpayers have now financed a report suggesting that human rights should be extended to machines.

According to Henrik Christensen, director of the Centre of Robotics and Intelligent Machines at the Georgia Institute of Technology:

Would it be acceptable to kick a robotic dog even though we shouldn't kick a normal one? There will be people who can't distinguish that so we need to have ethical rules to make sure we as humans interact with robots in an ethical manner so we do not move our boundaries of what is acceptable.

In return for their rights, machines might be asked to vote, serve in the military, and pay taxes to finance moronic government reports.

According the report, human rights will even include nanny state entitlements:

If granted full rights, states will be obligated to provide full social benefits to them including income support, housing and possibly robo-healthcare to fix the machines over time.

Liberals will be pleased to learn that we will soon be able to abort all babies and still reproduce a constituency of government-dependent, Democratic-voting whiners.

Be nice to her, or she'll sue.

December 19, 2006

AP Manufactures Peace Granny

Posted by Dave Blount at 6:12 PM

Over-the-top 69-year-old kookazoid Rosemarie Jackowski has won hearts among her fellow moonbats by getting arrested for blocking traffic during a peacenik protest (at least one ambulance on its way to the hospital was delayed). She crowned this accomplishment by refusing to plead guilty to a disorderly conduct charge, putting the courts to a lot of trouble and taxpayers to a lot of expense so that she could flip her gnarled middle finger at society. When a jury took only 15 minutes to convict her, she responded by appealing the verdict.

AP attempts to manufacture another Cindy Sheehan phenom out of Jackowski in a puff piece absurdly entitled "Vt. Woman Is an Unlikely Peace Activist." Here's AP overplaying the typical MSM tactic of broadcasting the opinions of nuts who just happen to agree with their views:

"She's not a loony toon by any means," said Andrew Schoerke, 73, a retired U.S. Navy captain who was arrested with her. "She's a very down to earth, sensible, caring person with some very strong convictions."

Actually, loony would be putting it mildly, as a cursory check of Jackowski's background reveals.

On her website, Jackowski describes herself as "an advocacy journalist living in Vermont" — i.e., a flaming moonbat. Here's a glimpse of her "down to earth, sensible" thoughts on nukes falling into the hands of the demented terrorist regime in Iran:

The United States owes reparations to the people of Iran. How much should be paid for the 1953 coup? How much is a democracy worth? Here’s a thought. Suppose the U.S. gave all of its nuclear weapons to Iran. Would that be a win, win, win scenario? The world would be safer because the only nation that had ever used nukes would no longer have any. The people of Iran would be compensated for the 1953 coup. The U.S. taxpayers would be spared a bill for reparations.

Other countries that are owed reparations by the USA according to Jackowski include Mexico, Cuba, Vietnam, Grenada, Nicaragua, Panama, Libya, Afghanistan, and Iraq. Oh, and we owe reparations to blacks, Indians, and Chagossians (I'd never heard of them either). Jackowski wants to impose a "reparations tax" to pay for it all.

Here's her take on some ravings by Ward "Little Eichmanns" Churchill that seem to endorse terrorism:

As I read and re-read it over and over, I came to the conclusion that it is one of the most powerful pleas for peace and justice in literature.

In another essay, she likens the faux Indian Churchill to Galileo. In still another, she demands "a maximum wage which would be helpful in controlling excessive consumption" and snivels:

I care about the countless numbers of immigrants who are struggling to cross the border only to find that they are then in a racist and hostile environment. [...] I care about all of the kids in US schools who [...] will never learn that their country is responsible for invasions, occupations, covert actions, and deaths all around the world.

Remember Jay Bennish, the Colorado geography teacher who subjected his students to extended rants on the evils of America? Jackowski believes he should be a candidate for a "The Teacher of the Year" award. She chastises the media because it "never seemed to get the point" of a book by William Blum that was endorsed by Osama bin Laden in one of his videos.

Jackowski wrote a letter of thanks to socialist thug Hugo Chavez for an anti-American propaganda stunt involving discount heating oil, in which certain Democratic politicians despicably participated.

Just last month, Jackowski ran for attorney general on the Liberty Union ticket. This party's platform is pure moonbattery, including gems like:

Everyone have socially productive and personally satisfying work available and a level of living which generates a real sense of security, even when society fails to find a use for anyone's efforts.

In other words, in their communist utopia, you do whatever you feel like doing and the government gives you lots of other people's money. Great deal, huh?

Needless to say, AP didn't bother to mention any of this, as it conflicts with their portrayal of Jackowski as an everyday grandmother thrown in jail by brutal warmongers.

Rosemarie Jackowski, the world's likeliest peace activist.

Hat tips: OpinionJournal, Riehl World View

Pelosi Prepared to Make a Mockery of Catholicism

Posted by Dave Blount at 10:28 AM

Our next Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi is well known as a fanatical proponent of abortion — including the horrific procedure known as partial-birth abortion — who has earned a 100% rating from the sick fiends at NARAL. But did you know she's also a Catholic? She is even scheduled to attend Mass at Trinity College in DC on January 3.

Judie Brown, president of American Life League, is enraged by this publicity stunt:

Allowing Rep. Pelosi to receive honor at a Catholic college sends mixed signals about what the Catholic Church teaches. The bottom line is, abortion kills a living human being created in the image and likeness of God and is therefore always wrong. Because of this truth, it is unconscionable for Rep. Pelosi to call herself a Catholic in good standing while supporting the heinous act of abortion. We are hopeful that Archbishop Wuerl will intercede in this situation and prevent Rep. Pelosi from adding to an ongoing scandal.

You can't blame Brown for getting upset. When core principles like respect for the sanctity of life are sacrificed to political expediency, there is nothing left but a hollow shell of pomp and circumstance, with a rich history but no future, as impossible to take seriously as the British monarchy.

Nancy Pelosi, pro-abortion "Catholic."

On a tip from Bill V.

Moonbat Journalist Anthony Lewis Makes a Video

Posted by Dave Blount at 9:49 AM

If you thought your contempt for journalists could not possibly be increased, Anthony Lewis, assistant editor and chief reporter of Britain's Jersey Evening Post, is out to prove you wrong. Dressed in a moronic reindeer outfit, Lewis utilizes the worst singing voice I have ever heard to exhort us all to "hug a Muslim this Christmas."

According to Lewis, the media is not yet sufficiently dhimmitized:

The whole media is guilty of using the word "Muslim" in a negative way, but there is no reason why. We're all just human beings.

It's as if people thought Muslims wanted to blow us up and fly planes into our buildings or something. But even if they do, there's no reason to object. We're all just human beings!

Amidst all the hugging, Lewis shares nuggets of moonbattery like this:

Terrorism will never be a match for materialism for destroying the earth.

and this:

They'll have you believe that Muslim fanatics are destroying the world. But the baby boomers got there first.

Don't try watching on a full stomach:

Sometimes I almost understand why Muslims want to obliterate our civilization.

Via Ace of Spades HQ, on a tip from V the K.

Stuck Mojo Declares Open Season on Dhimmitude

Posted by Dave Blount at 8:45 AM

It turns out country isn't the only kind of popular music with the character not to wallow in moonbattery. Here's a rap metal band called Stuck Mojo:

You can read the lyrics here.

Via LGF, on a tip from Bill V.

Joy Behar's Foot Remains in Her Mouth

Posted by Dave Blount at 8:21 AM

Joy Behar continues her campaign to overtake Rosie O'Donnell and Baba Wawa as the wackiest moonbat on The View, following up her accusation that the GOP caused Tim Johnson's stroke with yet another juvenile Republicans = Nazis barb. Reportedly even Rosie was stunned when Behar raved of Time's Person of the Year selection:

You have to put, like a Hitler type [on the cover]. Like, you put Donald Rumsfeld there, or something.

By putting vile little fools like Behar in front of the camera, ABC effectively validates her views. Mental defectives may even take her opinions seriously. Many others will be encouraged to take Nazis less seriously. One day the Third Reich may be remembered as kind of like Republicans, except with shiny boots.

This wasn't the work of Donald Rumsfeld.

On a tip from Wiggins.

Moonbats Turn Christmas Cards Into an Obscene Gesture

Posted by Dave Blount at 7:47 AM

Even moonbats participate in the tradition of sending Christmas cards, according to retired Lt. Colonel Gordon Cucullu:

At holiday time it is customary for soldiers deployed to remote locations around the world to receive cards from a grateful American public addressed simply to "Any Soldier." Typically such cards are distributed throughout the units and top sergeants make certain that soldiers who may be light in the mail department or who may have a bit of holiday depression receive cards. This tradition has been in place at least since the days of World War II. [...]
But such is not the case at the US base in Guantanamo, Cuba where thousands of soldiers, sailors, airmen, marines, and coast guardsmen toil to defend America. [...]
Instead of bullets and IEDs, troopers here duck noxious "cocktails" of the fab five: feces, urine, spit, semen, and vomit — tossed into their faces. They don't receive Purple Hearts when an enemy detainee requests a comfort item then grabs the hand of the kind guard passing it to him and breaks the trooper's arm or wrist.
Do you want to guess who receives the Christmas and Holiday greetings here in Guantanamo? The terrorist detainees who are confined here to keep them from killing you and your families! Last year alone Guantanamo detainees received more than 14,000 cards, the vast majority from muddle-headed well-wishers and sympathizers. This year local authorities estimate the number may exceed 16,000! Some are addressed to the detainees by name or by their detainee number, available on the Pentagon website. Most are simply addressed to "Any Detainee at Guantanamo."
Like the other 40,000 or so pieces of detainee mail that transit the post office on the base the cards are distributed into the cells. The cards are passed out to the detainees by troopers who may themselves not have received any sort of greeting from home in a long time.

Too bad progressives can't send their festive greetings directly to Osama bin Laden — though the terrorist vermin vacationing at Club Gitmo certainly aren't far removed.

By the way, Gitmo Christmas cards can also be sent to "Any Trooper," at JTF GTMO, APO AE 09360.

Amenities even include Christmas cards from well-wishing moonbats.

On a tip from V the K.

December 18, 2006

Transgender Creepazoid Suing His Way Into Ladies' Dressing Room

Posted by Dave Blount at 6:16 PM

A truly creepy man who calls himself Jane is suing Loehmann's department store in New York City for not letting him use the ladies' dressing room. His lawyer says that violates city law, and I wouldn't be surprised if he's right. Check out the video.

Of course, the report plays along with the politically correct charade of pretending the guy is a woman, and everyone interviewed is perfectly okay with this weirdo lurking in the dressing room. But what if this show is taken on the road, to where not even MyFox can find people who approve of it? No doubt the Supremes will find a relevant right hidden in the shade of a constitutional penumbra.

On a tip from Wiggins.

Tennessee Governor's Muslim Christmas Card

Posted by Dave Blount at 5:15 PM

Tennessee's Democratic Governor Phil Bredesen has set a new standard for yuletide political correctness by sending out family Christmas cards featuring a picture of a Muslim.

Governor Bredesen explains on the back of the card:

While it may seem odd to put a portrait of a young Muslim woman on a Christmas card, this Season reminds us that He loves His children most of all.

Oh, now I get it.

As for local Muslims, Khaled Sakalla of the Islamic Center of Nashville complains that we can see some of the woman's hair.

On a tip from nanc.

Lefty Ethos Leads to Crime For Namby-Pamby Liberal

Posted by Dave Blount at 4:36 PM

Some food co-op hippies in New York may have started on the slippery slope toward voting Republican:

Last month, the Brooklyn Papers ran an exposé of sorts under the headline HAS SLOPE FOOD CO-OP'S LEFTY ETHOS LED TO CRIME? The muckraking piece quoted unnamed members as saying that those who appear to be outsiders (which some read to mean poor blacks) are not being carded at the door because the co-op's members (which some read to mean privileged whites) are afraid of looking racist, resulting in purse-nabbings. One anonymous member was quoted as saying that the organization had dropped its bag-search policy after being accused of racial profiling and now might as well wear "a big rob us sign" on its back. Letter writers quickly lashed out, defending the store ("We're not pushovers … we do prosecute thieves!") and attacking the story ("Both racist and insulting"). But in the end, Joe Holtz, the co-op's general manager, seems most offended by being dubbed a namby-pamby liberal. "Lefty ethos did not lead to these crimes," he said. "People feeling comfortable enough to leave their purses inside their carts while they went back to aisle three to pick up the can of tuna fish they forgot led to these crimes." Plus the co-op's installed video-surveillance cameras that recently helped the police arrest one offender (who was not a member).

On a tip from V the K.

Lord Monckton Takes Climate Change Thugs to Task

Posted by Dave Blount at 4:09 PM

Kudos to Lord Monckton, formerly a policy adviser to Margaret Thatcher, for calling climate change fanatics on the thuggish tactics they have been using in an attempt to impose consent on their hysterical dogma.

As you may recall, left-wing Senators Jay Rockefeller (D-WV) and Olympia Snowe (RINO-ME) sent a menacing letter to ExxonMobil, warning them to stop questioning global warming mania or else.

Monckton has sent the pair of moonbat Senators a blistering open letter of his own (PDF). Some highlights:

The US Constitution guarantees the right of free speech. It is inappropriate for elected Senators such as yourselves to suggest that any person should refrain from exercising that right, as you have done in your letter of October 27 to the CEO of ExxonMobil. That great corporation has exercised its right of free speech – and with good reason – in openly providing support for scientists and groups that dare to question how much the increased concentration of CO2 in the air may warm the world. You must honour the Constitution, withdraw your letter and apologize to ExxonMobil, or resign as Senators.
You defy every tenet of democracy when you invite ExxonMobil to deny itself the right to provide information to "senior elected and appointed government officials" who disagree with your opinion. You are elected officials yourselves. If you do not believe in the right of persons within the United States to exercise their fundamental right under the world's greatest Constitution to petition their elected representatives for the redress of their grievances, then you have no place on Capitol Hill. You must go. [...]
Why should ExxonMobil, or anyone, place the slightest credence in a body [the UN's climate change panel] that [...] has manipulated or ignored the truth, has suppressed the participation of dissenters, has failed to address scientists' legitimate concerns about the declared bias of its lead authors, and has failed to apologize even for its most blatant errors? Lord Lawson of Blaby, a distinguished former Chancellor of the Exchequer in the UK, has called for the outright abolition of the UN's climate-change panel. I concur. We need honest science. Therefore we do not need the UN.
You suggest that ExxonMobil should "promote technological innovation" to address what you call the "global problem" of climate change. If you regard the increasing concentration of CO2 as a "problem", which it is not, the quickest way to get the world to address the problem is to disband the UN's lavishly funded climate change panel and get the science right. Sceptics and those who have the courage to support them are actually helpful in getting the science right. They do not, as you improperly suggest, "obfuscate" the issue: they assist in clarifying it by challenging weaknesses in the "consensus" argument, and they compel necessary corrections such as the impending and highly significant more-than-50% cut in the UN's high-end projection for the increase in sea level to 2100. [...]
You acknowledge the effectiveness of the climate sceptics. In so doing, you pay a compliment to the courage of those free-thinking scientists who continue to research climate change independently despite the likelihood of refusal of publication in journals that have taken preconceived positions; the hate mail and vilification from ignorant environmentalists; and the threat of loss of tenure in institutions of learning which no longer make any pretence to uphold or cherish academic freedom. [...]
There is a consensus that there is more CO2 in the air than there was; that humankind may be to blame; and that some warming may result. That is all. There is no consensus on how fast the world will warm, or when or even whether any "disastrous" consequences will ensue. If, in any area of this debate, you hold that the peer-reviewed literature is unanimous in going beyond the limited extent which I have described, please notify me in your reply and, in each such area, I shall point you to peer-reviewed science that casts strong, reasonable, reasoned and well-founded doubt upon what you imagine is the "consensus". [...]
I challenge you to withdraw or resign because your letter is the latest in what appears to be an internationally-coordinated series of maladroit and malevolent attempts to silence the voices of scientists and others who have sound grounds, rooted firmly in the peer-reviewed scientific literature, to question what you would have us believe is the unanimous agreement of scientists worldwide that global warming will lead to what you excitedly but unjustifiably call "disastrous" and "calamitous" consequences.

Normally foreign meddling in domestic affairs gets under the skin, but Lord Monckton is so right, you can't help but tip your hat to him. Besides, climate change hysteria is a global issue if ever there was one.

On a tip from Bill V.

It Takes a Nanny State

Posted by Dave Blount at 9:47 AM

Apparently to burnish her intellectual credentials as part of the overextended run-up to the 2008 elections, Hillary Clinton has reissued her 1996 manifesto "It Takes a Village," and will soon be appearing on the carnival of moonbattery known as The View to hawk this paean to state-based child raising.

As summed up by Human Events, the book dismisses the traditional family as inappropriate for the modern world. "The village" — i.e., government bureaucracy — should take its place.

This point of view may explain why Shrillary opposed relief from the marriage tax, and favors publicly financed divorce — which she would treat as "a public health issue," presumably covered under HillaryCare.

Shrillary admires the disintegrating dystopia France, where kids are full-time students in government schools by the time they turn 3, although she grudgingly acknowledges that doing things the French way isn't feasible here because Americans would not put up with the crippling tax rates required.

Europe is also praised for the high rate of contraception that is depopulating some countries toward nonexistence, and forcing them to import massive numbers of Muslims. Bizarrely, she spins abortion as good for children — or at least, good for the ones who don't get aborted.

The book touches on Hillary's desire for media control. It suggests that childcare advice "could be running continuously in doctors' offices, clinics, hospitals, motor vehicle offices, or any place where people have to gather and wait." It also calls for the news to "balance" violent stories with "positive images of themselves and those around them, taking care not to exacerbate negative stereotypes." In other words, the mainstream media should further distort the news for the sake of advancing her political agenda.

This book being released again now indicates that Hillary hasn't had many new thoughts over the last decade — or at least not many she cares to share with the public.

Village people.

Kidnapping Rising Near Border

Posted by Dave Blount at 8:53 AM

In case anyone is still collecting reasons we ought to secure our southern border, even if this is a lost cause in light of the midterm results, Americans now stand the same chance of being kidnapped by Mexican criminals in the Rio Grande Valley — in our own country — as we do in Mexico.

There have been 78 kidnappings in Hidalgo County alone since early 2004. This tops even Nuevo Laredo, were 60 Americans have been abducted since April 2004.

Although many kidnappings are tied to the drug trade, some people — like businessman Uriel Del Alba, who was recently ransomed for $150,000 — are snatched just because they have money.

Besides kidnapping, decapitation is another fad that is all the rage among the Mexican gangs that exploit our open border.

Says Norm Townsend, an FBI agent in Laredo:

All in all, the situation has been bad, and it's not getting any better.

But of course, it would be racist to do something about it by defending our border.

Dem Senators Making Friends at CAIR

Posted by Dave Blount at 8:20 AM

In light of Dhimmi Carter's antics, it would be naive to be surprised by treasonous activity on the part of Democratic politicians. All the same, the recent behavior of some liberal Senators is truly appalling.

Ignoring pleas from the White House and State Department, Bill Nelson (D-FL) showed up in Syria with hat in hand, pleading for help from Baby Assad, one of the world's leading sponsors of terrorism. A more pathetic gesture would be hard to imagine.

At least CAIR was pleased. Purred Ahmed Bedier of CAIR-Florida:

He should be commended for reaching out and trying for dialogue.

A few notes on CAIR, via FrontPage Magazine:

As stated previously, CAIR is connected to Islamic extremism. Four officials from CAIR have been charged with terrorist activity, two convicted and two deported. CAIR is currently the defendant in a lawsuit put forward by the family of FBI Agent John O'Neill for the group's role in the 9/11 attacks. CAIR solicited funds for two "charities" whose accounts were frozen by the Department of Treasury for financing Hamas and Al-Qaeda. And CAIR's parent organization, the Islamic Association for Palestine (IAP), was shut down, shortly after it was found liable for the Hamas murder of an American teenager.

Nelson isn't the only Dem Senator to get into CAIR's good graces. Astoundingly, Barbara Boxer (D-CA) gave a "Certificate of Accomplishment" to Basim Elkarra, Executive Director of CAIR-Sacramento, "in recognition of his efforts to protect civil liberties and to build bridges among diverse communities in California."

FrontPage describes how Elkarra builds the bridges that so impress Barbara Boxer:

There is evidence to suggest that Elkarra, himself, is a radical, apart from his connection to CAIR. Elkarra has described Israel as an "apartheid" and a "racist" state. He has defended someone that trained for jihad in a Pakistani terrorist camp; he has defended an imam that urged a Pakistani crowd to wage attacks on America; and he has defended an imam that was attempting to build an Islamic school for the purpose of teaching children how to commit violent acts against Americans. As well, he has moderated a pro-terror, anti-Israel event that featured a Hamas operative who spent five years in an Israeli prison.

How many "Certificates of Achievement" did Senators hand out to Nazi sympathizers during WWII?

Babs Boxer has the terrorist sympathizer vote wrapped up.

Noose Is Newest Excuse to Sue

Posted by Dave Blount at 7:21 AM

Yet another race-based money grab is taking place on Long Island, where blacks working as installers for 180 Connect, a subcontractor of Cablevision, are suing their company because someone hung a noose at the office.

The noose was apparently hung from the rafters because some of the employees thought it was cool, in a morbid kind of way. Whether they knew they were being "racist" is doubtful. But according to a lawyer, a noose is a racially specific "symbol of hatred and bigotry."

Typically, a spokesman for the company appears to be playing right along with the ethnic solipsism that caused blacks to assume (or pretend) the noose was intended to threaten them, gasping that the company is "shocked" and grovelingly promising "appropriate disciplinary action."

Meanwhile black employees are hamming it up as they angle for a cash settlement. Whined James Jackson Jr. of Freeport:

I was flabbergasted; emotionally destroyed.

The jury can decided how many millions that's worth.

While they have their lawyers handy, the black employees are also complaining about their pay and that too many managers are white.

Who knew these only work on black folks?

On a tip from Wiggins.

December 17, 2006

Alberto Gonzales Demands That New York Town Elect Hispanics

Posted by Dave Blount at 11:33 AM

In the most appalling example of race-based moonbattery to come out of the Bush Administration, the federal government is suing Port Chester, New York, for not electing Hispanics.

The voting age citizen population of Port Chester is 22% Hispanic. According to Attorney General Alberto Gonzales, U.S. Attorney Michael Garcia, and other Justice Department officials who may or may not also have Spanish surnames, that 22% has to translate into Hispanic trustees — or else.

Mayor Gerald Logan calls the case "a waste of taxpayer dollars." Unfortunately it is something much worse. We've already seen that equal opportunity isn't enough when it comes to education and employment — liberals insist on equal outcome, even if it has to be imposed by force at the expense of fairness and merit.

The same is apparently now true of government representation. Naturally, it will only work one way. Imagine a case where the AG complains that not enough Caucasians are getting elected.

Obviously this is not consistent with the precepts of democracy. But thanks to moonbattery, these days it's not about democracy — it's about race. If political correctness is getting this bad under a Republican administration, imagine the toll that will be taken on our system of government once Democrats are back in the White House.

Gonzales: Too many non-Hispanics are getting elected.

On a tip from Wiggins.

Santa Claus Ejected From Disney World

Posted by Dave Blount at 11:04 AM

J.D. Worley looks so much like Santa Claus that kids followed him around during a recent trip to Disney World. Admittedly, he didn't deny being St. Nick:

Christmas is supposed to be about kids, and how do you tell a kid that comes up to you and grabs your leg and calls you "Santa," how do I say, "Get away from me kid, I'm not Santa?"

Disney World administrators didn't appreciate it:

They told me I either needed to alter my appearance or I needed to leave the park because I was impersonating Santa Claus. They told us that Santa was considered a Disney character.

But Worley remains defiant:

I'm not going to let it ruin my Christmas. I'm not going to let it stop me from going to Disney, if they let me in. I still look like Santa, and I'm not going to shave my beard off.

It looks like certain amusement park administrators might find their stockings full of coal this Christmas.

J.D. Worley

On a tip from Wiggins.

Joy Behar: Republicans Caused Tim Johnson's Stroke

Posted by Dave Blount at 10:37 AM

Hats off to The View, for providing Moonbattery with an endless supply of material — and not all of it from Rosie O'Donnell. Here the gang discusses the stroke recently suffered by Senator Tim Johnson (D-SD):

Joy Behar: "Is there such a thing as a man-made stroke? In other words, did someone do this to him?"
Dari Alexander: "Maybe they gave him polonium."
Rosie O'Donnell [laughing]: "Oh no, no."
Elisabeth Hasselbeck: "Let me ask you something. Why is everything coming from the liberal perspective a conspiracy? This is a conspiracy."
Joy Behar: "I know what this — that party is capable of."

Dems' tinfoil-hattery is always good for a laugh, but it can be a little scary too. Once they've convinced themselves that their opponents are capable of anything, there's not much they can't justify — at least in their own minds.

Has Dick Cheney added a new technique to his repertoire?

On a tip from Wiggins.

So Much For Consensus

Posted by Dave Blount at 10:15 AM

Anyone who believes there really is a consensus among scientists that people are causing disastrous global warming might want to take a timeout from the MSM's hysterical shrieking and visit the Environmental Effects of Increased Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide - Global Warming Petition Project.

The Project's summary:

World leaders gathered in Kyoto, Japan, in December 1997 to consider a world treaty restricting emissions of ''greenhouse gases,'' chiefly carbon dioxide (CO2), that are thought to cause ''global warming'' severe increases in Earth's atmospheric and surface temperatures, with disastrous environmental consequences. Predictions of global warming are based on computer climate modeling, a branch of science still in its infancy. The empirical evidence actual measurements of Earth's temperature shows no man-made warming trend. Indeed, over the past two decades, when CO2 levels have been at their highest, global average temperatures have actually cooled slightly.
To be sure, CO2 levels have increased substantially since the Industrial Revolution, and are expected to continue doing so. It is reasonable to believe that humans have been responsible for much of this increase. But the effect on the environment is likely to be benign. Greenhouse gases cause plant life, and the animal life that depends upon it, to thrive. What mankind is doing is liberating carbon from beneath the Earth's surface and putting it into the atmosphere, where it is available for conversion into living organisms.

Al Gore and friends really ought to go back to fretting about the next ice age; it was a lot scarier. Scarier still are real threats to our environment: Iran getting nukes, for example.

Maybe libs should start worrying about real threats.

On a tip from Don H.

December 16, 2006

Nazi Gingerbread Men

Posted by Dave Blount at 11:15 AM

An artist in Wellington, Ohio is celebrating this holiday season with a public display of Nazi gingerbread men sieg-heiling in front of Christmas trees. The artist, 50-year-old Keith McGuckin, claims not to know that he set up the display on the day before Hanukah begins. As you might expect, the work is supposedly intended to "provoke thought," not offend anybody.

Of course offending people is exactly what it was supposed to do. This doesn't mean McGuckin has anything against Jews or Christmas, any more than Andres Serrano of Piss Christ fame necessarily hates Christians. My guess is that like a lot of artists these days, they are both shallow narcissists who don't care whose toes they step on, so long as they get some attention.

What it does indicate is that like Christianity and Christmas, Jews and the Holocaust are increasingly seen as fair game for ridicule, and not only in Iran. You don't see artists "provoking thought" by making fun Rosa Parks.

McGuckin's childish handiwork.

On tips from Wiggins and nanc.

December 15, 2006

Target Resorts to Radical Chic

Posted by Dave Blount at 3:04 PM

Target made the news a couple years ago by banning Salvation Army bell-ringers. This year the giant retailer is back with another outrage: marketing Che Guevara CD cases.

As asks:

What next? Hitler backpacks? Pol Pot cookware?

It's true that Che is très chic among moneyed moonbats like actresses Jennifer Connelly and Kate Hudson, who have been known to dress their babies in little Che shirts. It's true that the New York Public Library has sold Che Guevara watches, and that you can even buy Hillary Guevara underpants. It's even true that Guevara has been portrayed by particularly dim-witted intellectuals as a hero.

But it's also true that in the annals of recent history, there are few monsters more psychopathic than Fidel Castro's chief executioner. He set up Castro's gulag system, signed at least 600 death warrants, was responsible for at least 2,000 deaths, and performed many executions personally using a handgun at point-blank range on helpless prisoners who included children.

An excellent piece by Humberto Fontova describes a few of Guevara's crimes, and provides quotes from this moonbat icon that offer insight into his mentality — and that of his fans.

Succinctly summing up communism, here's what Che had to say about blowing out some poor guy's brains at close range:

He went into convulsions for a while and was finally still. Now his belongings were mine.

Here's the wise Che's take on justice:

We don't need proof to execute a man. We only need proof that it's necessary to execute him. A revolutionary must become a cold killing machine motivated by pure hate.

But even if Guevara was as evil a man as ever lived, so long as he represents hipness to ignorant morons, he can help Target sell their CD cases.

Ironically, Guevara was fond of personally executing children.

On a tip from V the K.

George Clooney & Co.'s Depraved Take on WWII Set to Bomb

Posted by Dave Blount at 12:35 PM

Smirking leftist George Clooney's latest indulgence in cinematic moonbattery is so awful, it's a flop even among liberals. Proving yet again that nothing good is sacred to moonbats, "The Good German" is apparently an attempt to pervert WWII romances like "Casablanca" into their anti-American, moral relativist antithesis.

Fortunately few people are likely to waste their time on it. As Ace of Spades notes, its 30% positive rating at Rotten Tomatoes is absolutely disastrous for a pretentious movie that promotes a liberal point of view.

Not even the ultra-left Village Voice can stomach this atrocity:

Walking through the Humphrey Bogart role, Clooney seems to be forever glancing back at his director. He's at once inanely overconfident and distractingly ineffectual[....] The Good German is seriously deficient in the stars' star power and narrative excitement. The movie is lovingly framed, carefully lit, and fatally insipid. The direction is slack; the pacing is perfunctory.

Back in Bogart's time, who would have believed that Hollywood would one day degenerate to the point of making WWII movies where Americans are the bad guys?

Clooney is still hitting new extremes of moonbattery.

On a tip from V the K.

Eason Jordan Still Won't Go Away

Posted by Dave Blount at 10:27 AM

Remember Eason Jordan, the slandering weasel whose moonbattery went so far over the top that even the fifth-column propaganda service CNN was forced to dump him as chief news executive after he accused American troops of murdering journalists? You might also remember him as the guy who actually confessed that CNN reports out of Iraq prior to the liberation suppressed information about Saddam's atrocities. You'll never guess what he's up to now.

Here's how Lorie Byrd puts it at

If I saw news that Dan Rather and Mary Mapes were opening a document analysis service I would not be any more surprised than I was to see who is heading a new Iraq information website.

Astoundingly, the thoroughly discredited Jordan is launching a one-stop shop for all news pertaining to Iraq. It's called Iraqslogger. Jordan declares that it will be "the world's premier Iraq-focused information source."

If the Internet had been around during WWII, Joseph Goebbels might have had a similar idea — except Goebbels would at least have had the decency to propagandize on his own country's behalf.

Not the guy to trust regarding news from Iraq.

Illegal Aliens Threaten Blood Supply

Posted by Dave Blount at 9:01 AM

Among the countless prices we pay for letting moonbattery prevent us from defending our territorial integrity is an unregulated influx of bizarre diseases from Third-World backwaters. Among these is Chagas Disease — a potentially fatal illness that threatens our blood supply thanks to illegal aliens.

In an effort to "identify emerging threats and provide the tools needed to help keep blood safe," the FDA has approved a new test to screen blood donors for the blood-borne parasite Trypanosoma cruzi that causes the disease.

Concerns about the spread of Chagas disease in the USA through blood transfusion have heightened due to the massive influx of people from Latin America, where the disease is common. Needless to say we cannot count on people being screened at the border, because we effectively have no border.

Trypanosoma cruzi: Infecting the blood American diseases won't infect.

On a tip from Bill V.

Taxpayers Gave Kucinich $3 Million in 2004

Posted by Dave Blount at 8:23 AM

Ever wonder why kooks like Dennis Kucinich and Al Sharpton keep running for President, even though they have no chance of winning? The answer is: we pay them to.

In 2004, Dennis Kucinich — the guy who killed Cleveland — earned the primary votes of Willie Nelson and a few dozen Hollyweird halfwits. For this he was paid $2,955,963 under federal election rules. The money was appropriated by force from taxpayers. Yet we still have to listen to the elfin moonbat whine about tax breaks for the rich.

No wonder Dems usually field more presidential candidates than Republicans. They represent the party of free rides at the taxpayers' expense.

"Throw the money this way, folks!"

Ban Ki-Moon Doesn't Parlez Vous

Posted by Dave Blount at 7:16 AM

The new UN boss Ban Ki-Moon is still a mystery, but he can only be an improvement on the corrupt and anti-American Kofi Annan — especially considering this:

When asked a question in French by a Canadian journalist, Moon had to request that the reporter translate the question into English as he had difficulty in understanding the language. The question, as it turns out, was about Moon's understanding of the importance of keeping French as the second official language of the UN — a reference to the French insistence that any UN Secretary-General be fluent in their language.
"English, please."

On a tip from Bill V.

December 14, 2006

Financial Times Sets New Standard For Cluelessness and Dhimmitude

Posted by Dave Blount at 6:45 PM

An appalling op-ed in the Financial Times gives some idea of how profoundly divorced from reality the mainstream media can be regarding the Islamic menace. Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's recent What Holocaust? conference is denounced — for making it look like Muslims don't like Jews!

Reading is believing:

[Ahmadinejad's outrageous remarks regarding the Holocaust] give the impression that anti-Jewish bigotry is widespread across the Muslim world. In historical reality, anti-Semitism is a Christian disease. There is no trace of it in Persia's Shahnameh or Book of Kings, while the Koran enjoins believers to respect Jews and Christians as monotheist People of the Book, sharing the common legacy of Abraham. That is not less true because some modern Muslim and Arab leaders prefer to change the subject, from their failure to do anything about Israel's policies and behaviour to crude attacks on the Jewish people.

Whether this Shahnameh drips with Jew hatred or not, I couldn't say — but the Koran sure does. A few examples:

Ignominy shall be their portion [the Jews'] wheresoever they are found... They have incurred anger from their Lord, and wretchedness is laid upon them... because they disbelieve the revelations of Allah and slew the Prophets wrongfully... because they were rebellious and used to transgress. [Surah 111, v. 112]
And thou wilt find them [the Jews] the greediest of mankind.... [Surah 11, v. 96]
Taste ye [Jews] the punishment of burning. [Surah III, v. 18 1]
They [the Jews] are the heirs of Hell.... They will spare no pains to corrupt you. They desire nothing but your ruin. Their hatred is clear from what they say ... When evil befalls you they rejoice. [Surah 111, v. 117-120]
Those who disbelieve Our revelations, We shall expose them to the fire. As often as their skins are consumed We shall exchange them for fresh skins that they may taste the torment. [Surah IV, v. 56]
Because of the wrongdoing of the Jews.... And of their taking usury ... and of their devouring people's wealth by false pretenses. We have prepared for those of them who disbelieve a painful doom. [Surah IV, v. 160, 161]
Allah hath cursed them [the Jews] for their disbelief. [Surah IV, v. 46]
And thou seest [Jews and Christians] vying one with another in sin and transgression and their devouring of illicit gain. Verily evil is what they do. Why do not the rabbis and the priests forbid their evilspeaking and their devouring of illicit gain? .... evil is their handiwork. [Surah V, v. 62, 63]
O ye who believe! Take not the Jews and Christians for friends. [Surah V, v. 51]
The most vehement of mankind in hostility [are] the Jews and the idolators. [Surah V, v. 82]
Fight against such of those [Jews and Christians] ... until they pay for the tribute readily, being brought low. [Surah IX, v. 29]
Allah fighteth against them [the Jews]. How perverse they are! [Surah IX, v. 30]
Believers, many are the rabbis and the monks who defraud men of their possessions... Proclaim a woeful punishment to those that hoard up gold and silver and do not spend it in Allah's cause.... their treasures shall be heated in the fire of Hell.... [Surah IX, v. 26-34]
They [the Jews] spread evil in the land .... [Surah V, v. 62-66]
[The Jews] knowingly perverted [the word of Allah], know of nothing except lies ... commit evil and become engrossed in sin. [Surah II, v. 71-85]

Muslim writings aside, even small children and mental defectives would be capable of perceiving that the hostility of Muslims toward Jews is a major factor in world affairs. In backwards countries like France, Muslims have actually subjected Jews to ritual murders.

Yet it's only Christians who hate Jews — or at least, a good dhimmi ought to say so.

On a tip from V the K.

Bush Policies Given Credit For Arabs Not Liking Us

Posted by Dave Blount at 6:03 PM

Here's something for President Bush to take heart in:

A new survey shows that the Arabs — you know, the overwhelmingly Muslim folks who flies planes full of Americans into skyscrapers full of more Americans — like Americans less than ever.

Arab-American James Zogby, head of the Arab American Institute, and brother of the liberal pollster John Zogby, says Arabs don't like us because of Bush's policies. He urges the administration to adopt the pernicious recommendations of the Iraq Surrender Group, such as, placate the terrorists by selling out Israel.

If Arabs really do hate us even more than they did in September of 2001, and Bush's policies are really the cause, he must be doing something right. Imagine what kind of dhimmified traitor to America and to the free world you would have to be to make your enemies like you. Jimmy Carter comes to mind.

Disturbingly if unsurprisingly, the survey found that American education is viewed positively in the Arab world. I would be surprised if they don't like our mainstream media too.

Zogby says if we listen to James Baker et al., Arabs will like us.

Drunk Driver Chews Own Underwear

Posted by Dave Blount at 2:41 PM

What won't people do to avoid the consequences of their irresponsible behavior?


On a tip from Wiggins.

Susac's Syndrome

Posted by Dave Blount at 11:09 AM

Louise Clarke of Bristol, England is one of 200 people suffering from a bizarre brain disorder called Susac's Syndrome. Her symptoms include migraines, hallucinations, and thinking that she's French.

Ms. Clarke started speaking French at all times, inviting friends to stay with her in Paris, and even asking for croissants. As she reports:

It might sound funny to others, but suddenly thinking you are French is terrifying.

I would imagine.

Another case of Susac's Syndrome?

On a tip from Bill V.

Fatuous Euphoria

Posted by Dave Blount at 10:29 AM

England has definitely caught the litigation disease. In East Bergholt, a man named Stephen Tame is suing his employers for £3.5 million because after falling off a gantry in a bicycle warehouse, he turned into a sex fiend.

Tame made a full physical recovery. However, since the accident, his sex drive has been anything but tame. His wife has had to sleep in a separate bed "to get some respite" and to avoid encouraging his sex drive. Meanwhile Tame has resorted to pornography and visiting a prostitute. His lawyers also claim that he has become rude and physically aggressive, though it's not clear how many free millions that's worth.

According to the lawyers, Tame suffers from "fatuous euphoria."

Tame's wife. This guy is horny.

On a tip from Wiggins.

Children to Be Taught Strip Club Dancing

Posted by Dave Blount at 10:08 AM

The campaign to turn little kids into sexual degenerates will take another step forward in Choppington, England next month, when fitness instructor Laraine Riddell will begin teaching pole dancing to children as young as 11.

Riddell also teaches adults how to do pole dances. It's a useful job skill for workers in the sex industry, who employ it to inspire slobs to stuff money into their G-strings.

Apparently it's never too early to start teaching kids job skills.

On a tip from V the K.

Refraining From the Homosexualization of Children Is Like "So Last Century"

Posted by Dave Blount at 9:49 AM

Like our public schools, the kiddy website Kidzworld is doing an end run around parents to advance the goal of homosexualizing children. Below are a few of the messages the site has used to push its agenda.

Regarding homosexual adoption:

Isn't the most important issue to have two parents who love you? Does it really matter if a child as two mommies or two daddies?

Regarding a Florida law banning it:

Steve and Roger have done more than most straight people applying for adoption. They have proven their dedication, love and ability to provide a healthy and stable home for their kids. Florida should congratulate them not punish them with outdated laws and narrowminded 'tudes!

Advice to a girl who says her boyfriend is gay but likes her too:

What do you mean, he's your boyfriend? Do ya mean he is your friend and he's a boy? Or do ya mean he's crushin' on ya… like he's your hottie? Cuz if this boy's gay, I think you're gonna have to get use to being his good friend. Sort of a Will and Grace set up. I hope you're cool enough to not have any issues about his sexuality, cuz homophobia (the fear of gay peeps) is so last century.

And from the book review section:

The only difference is, this book is about Paul, a 16 year-old gay boy who has fallen in love with the new boy in town, Noah. It's really cool to have a book that portrays something other than the cliché cheerleader/football player love story…

The target audience is "tweens" — kids between the ages of 9 and 14.

The website also lobbies against the Boy Scout policy of preventing homosexuals from taking little boys out into the woods. Children are provided with a link so that they can complain to the BSA about this "narrowminded 'tude."

Pro-homosexual content is not put on the site's home page, where parents would be likely to see it, but embedded deep within — just as moonbats would like to embed their degenerate agenda deep within children's minds.

The home page looks innocuous enough.

On a tip from Wiggins.

December 13, 2006

Moonbats Target Church Bells Again

Posted by Dave Blount at 6:09 PM

Young women possessed by Satan who go berserk at the sound of church bells are a standby of classic Italian horror flicks. The Eerie Midnight Horror Show and The Antichrist are entertaining examples. This phenomenon helps to explain moonbats' campaign to silence church bells, which sadly has met with success in Reston, Virginia. But I'm happy to report that Griswold, Connecticut is putting up more resistance.

The folks at American Atheists Inc. don't like it that a sound system owned by the borough of Jewett City and the town of Griswold is being used to produce chimes for a Baptist church. Also, they want the volume turned down.

Residents have pushed back, demanding that local government stand up to the moonbats — and for once officials are showing some backbone.

Says Borough Warden Cynthia Kata:

The bells will continue to toll until they stop us.

Burgess Patrick Sullivan adds:

The borough is not gonna run. We're here, and we're gonna fight.

Militant atheist William Russell growls that he will "take the issue to wherever and whoever I have to."

Since Satan is unlikely to become directly involved, he's probably referring to our courts. Fortunately, several residents and businesses have promised to buy the equipment and donate it to the church following the inevitable lawsuit.

Granted, it's not normally the government's job to amplify church bells. But moonbats are hardly motivated by a desire to limit the scope of the state. Like the creatures of darkness they are, they will silence church bells and remove crosses from sight by whatever means prove effective.

Once they've succeeded in suppressing all symbols of Christ, they'll go after the sun. At the United Nations' annual conference on climate change in Nairobi this year, Nobel laureate Paul Crutzen called for deliberately spewing massive amounts of sulfur dioxide into the air to reflect sunlight back into space.

Who but moonbats would prefer sulfur to sunlight?

After becoming possessed by Satan, this young lady didn't like church bells either.

Moonbattery Is a Death Wish

Posted by Dave Blount at 4:57 PM

Wouldn't it be wonderful if we had our own supply of oil, so that we wouldn't have to buy it from Muslims who hate our guts, giving them both a firm grip on our throats and the financial resources they need to pursue weapons of mass destruction and terrorist activities? It's hard to imagine anything nicer. But it's not to be — thanks only to moonbattery.

Joseph Farah says we must have a death wish. He notes that geologists now believe there may be oil reserves in the Gulf of Mexico greater than those in the Middle East. But the House just postponed a vote on opening 8 million acres of it to oil and gas drilling. Needing a two-thirds majority, Republicans knew they couldn't overcome opposition from loony-tunes Dems who would rather buy the oil from our bitterest enemies than gather it up from our own backyard.

The Republicans may try again before the end of the year. If they don't succeed, a Dem-controlled Congress would put exploiting these reserves as far out of the question as drilling in the oil-rich but otherwise useless wasteland called ANWR.

Farah is well within his rights to be leaking steam from his ears:

There are precious few things the federal government is supposed to do under our Constitution. One of them — the most important — is to provide for the defense of the country. In times like these, that means ensuring that we as a nation are not reliant on our enemies for the necessities of life. Oil is the lifeblood of an industrial society and even more critical to a war machine.
Yet, our elected officials can't even agree that offshore oil drilling is preferable to the destruction of our very way of life.
That's what it comes down to — either that or they just don't believe the people who brought down the World Trade Center and attacked the Pentagon are not through with us.
I wonder if it were put to a vote of the general population whether Americans at large would be equally flummoxed. It's hard to know. I truly believe Americans are losing their ability to discern right from wrong. When people stop believing in God, they start believing in anything. When they stop believing in truth, they start believing in any lie that comes their way.
That's why I suggest America has a death wish. It's not just the Congress. It's not just the president. It's not just the Supreme Court. It's not just the government. It's corporate America. It's consumer America, too.
One of these days, we're going to wake up and everything will be changed — everything will be different. It will be like Sept. 11 again, but permanent. We won't be able to go back to the way we were.
And then, maybe, Americans will rue the day their Congress couldn't agree to make America, the land of the free and the home of the brave, energy independent. Maybe then we will regret giving our enemies the rope they use to hang us.

The phenomenon Farah describes is of course moonbattery. He's right: it's a death wish.

It's there for the taking.

Attention-Seeking Dems to Visit Baby Assad

Posted by Dave Blount at 12:10 PM

Apparently out of patience with a Bush Administration too wise to negotiate with the terrorist regimes that have been stoking the chaos in Iraq, Dem Senators John "Botched Joke" Kerry and Christopher Dodd will be touring the Middle East, meeting with various leaders including Bashar Assad of Syria.

The State Department has expressed concerns, but lacks the backbone to block the visit, which is apparently intended to generate some media face time for Kerry and Dodd, and of course to undermine President Bush's foreign policy.

An added benefit for Kerry is it may help people forget about his latest ventures into the headlines, when he was ranked dead last in a poll of likability, and when he characterized US troops as losers lacking in initiative and intelligence. (Congressman Charles Rangel later seconded Kerry's opinion of our troops.)

As for Dodd, a Connecticut Senator who like Botched Joke longs to be POTUS, any exposure is good exposure. He is still best known for participating in a "waitress sandwich" with Teddy Kennedy, who as Pam M. at Blogmeister USA puts it, served "as the other slice of flabby white bread."

Remember the Dems' Seven Dwarves back in 1988? It looks like they will have no shortage of dwarves in 2008 either. But at least two of the dwarves will have a little extra experience in sucking up to terror-exporting dictators, which should win them some brownie points from the media.

Kerry and Dodd — two pea-brains in a pod?

Jimmy the Dhimmi Hits the Talk Show Circuit

Posted by Dave Blount at 8:05 AM

In search of a suitably mature audience, Jimmy Carter has taken his anti-Israel jihad on the talk show circuit. He was on Leno Monday night, hawking his appalling Palestine: Peace Not Apartheid, and resorting to maudlin rhetoric in his attempt to elicit sympathy for the folks who passed out candy on September 11 and not long ago elected Hamas to run their government.

Pallies face "horrible persecution," according to Jimmy the Dhimmi, who neglected to mention the relentless terrorist attacks they inflict on Israeli citizens. Proving yet again that yes, he really is that much of a tool, the Dhimmster bleated:

A minority of Israelis want to have the land instead of peace. The majority of Israelis for the last 30 years have always said [they] will exchange their own land in exchange for peace. But a minority disagrees and they have occupied the land, they have confiscated it, they have colonized it, and they forced Palestinians away from their homes, away from their pastures, away from their fields, cut down the olive trees and severely persecuted the Palestinians.

So all Israel has to do is retreat some more and Palestinians will suddenly stop being bloodthirsty savages bent on its total eradication. A culture devoted to terrorism will put away its bomb belts and go back to the pastures and fields and olive trees, where a pleasant breeze will waft through the hair of the former jihadists as they dance and sing, all holding hands, free at last from Jewish persecution.

Having an IQ above 40, Leno wasn't buying it:

But when Israel gives something back, it doesn't seem like they get anything for it. It seems like it just moves some angry people closer to them.

"The better to blow up those lousy Jews," Carter managed not to respond.


On a tip from Wiggins.

December 12, 2006

John Reid: Environmental Moonbattery at Its Darkest

Posted by Dave Blount at 7:54 PM

I'll agree with the moonbats on this much: global warming is terrifying. Not because human activity is causing the planet to heat up, but because of the horrors the Left might bring about under cover of climate change hysteria.

This goes beyond bureauweenies like Mary Robinson using it as an excuse to indulge in class warfare, and cartoonish demagogues like Al Gore riding it for shameless self-promotional purposes. Some would actually sign treaties like the Kyoto Protocols, probably throwing our country into a depression — although there was no one in the Senate this nutty when a measure not to ratify Kyoto passed 95-0.

But economic sabotage and eat-the-rich liberalism aren't the scariest creatures swimming under the surface of the environmentalist swamp. A case in point is Melbourne neuroscientist John Reid, as demonstrated in an interview on Ockham's Razor.

According to Reid, the planet cannot support the present human population, which therefore must be drastically lowered. Revealing the contempt for the human race that is disturbingly common on the environmentalist Left, Reid smirks:

I suggest the only attribute that really distinguishes our species from all others is our ability to delude ourselves. [...] It is this power of self-delusion that leads us to believe that somehow we will find a way to fix the problem of our unsustainable consumption of the Earth's resources.

Yet Reid himself has plenty of ideas on how to fix the problem. One solution is planetwide socialism, to bring us to the same level as the least successful societies:

We in the affluent world will have to accept substantial reductions in our standard of living to allow space for the poor, mainly in Africa, to improve their nutrition and health status.
To achieve this, income and wealth distribution within our societies will have to become much more equal. The higher up the tree one is, the greater the sacrifice one will have to make.

His other helpful suggestions include:

  • Forbid the use of potable water in air-conditioning equipment, power station cooling, etc., and as wash-water.
  • Reduce the number of vehicles that burn fossil fuels to 10% of the current number.
  • Convert "iconic sports arenas into vegie [sic] gardens."
  • Curtail property rights "severely" so that no one can do anything bureaucrats have decreed to be environmentally damaging.
  • Impose a "triage approach" so that only "those who can contribute most to the long-term viability of the planet" receive medical care.

Needless to say, liberty would not be a priority in a society that could implement these plans worldwide. But these are just his little ideas. The big one: reduce the human population to less than half of what it is now. The key question for Reid is how to accomplish this.

He considers "War, Pestilence, and Famine, three of the horsemen of the apocalypse," but these wouldn't run up a high enough body count. Remember, the goal is to rid the planet of 3–4 billion human beings. He favors instead forced sterilization, via a virus that an all-powerful government might put in the water supply. Revealing the Bolshevik red that is never far beneath the surface of envirokook green, Reid decides:

The world's most affluent populations should be targeted first. According to the 2006 Living Planet Report, the six populations that have the biggest per capita ecological footprint live in the United Arab Emirates, the United States of America, Finland, Canada, Kuwait, and Australia.

Historically, Christianity has limited the evil we've been willing to inflict on each other. However, Reid is no Christian, but a militant atheist who despises both God and the sanctity of human life:

If you must have a God, at least recognise he/she/it did not give humanity licence to trash the planet, whatever the Bible may tell you.
Indeed, humanity has been all too compliant with the Biblical injunction to be fruitful and multiply, and fill the earth.
The precepts of the Abrahamic religions, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam represent the quintessential perversion of the human mind. They must be abandoned and the notion of the sanctity of human life must be subjugated to the greater sanctity of all life on Earth.

But Reid himself presents an argument in favor of religion. Without falling back on the concept of metaphysical evil, it is impossible to make sense of his mentality.

Might some future UN Final Environmental Solution look like this?

On a tip from V the K.

Moonbat Court Allows Palestinians to Sue Israeli Military

Posted by Dave Blount at 3:37 PM

Terrorists' moonbat allies have implemented a new strategy to destroy Israel: make it die the death of a thousand cuts by allowing Palestinians to sue the IDF in Israeli courts.

Previously security forces had been immune to damage claims in conflict zones, but no longer, thanks to a unanimous decision by Israel's high court. Palestinian lawsuits are expected by the hundreds.

Now let's see Israelis sue Arabs for all the damage and mayhem caused in their relentless terror attacks.

On a tip from MB.

Scientist Discovers How to Cut Greenhouse Emissions in Half

Posted by Dave Blount at 2:40 PM

One person relieved to see the UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change lightening up on the global warming hysteria is scientist Fred Singer, who is living proof that the supposed scientific consensus on humans making the planet heat up exists only in the minds of moonbats.

The IPCC halved worst-case estimates for the rise in sea levels by 2100 from 34 to 17 inches. Meanwhile, a completely unhinged Al Gore has been bellowing that the sea will rise by 20 feet.

A rising sea level is to be expected even without SUVs — or far more potent cow farts. As Singer observes:

Sea levels have been rising steadily since the peak of the last Ice Age about 18,000 years ago. The total rise has been 400 feet.

Singer is coauthor of the book Unstoppable Global Warming — Every 1,500 Years, which documents how the Earth warms in regular solar-linked cycles. He notes that there are two ways environmentalists could cut greenhouse gases in half: collapse the world economy, or kill off 50% of the world's population. Let's hope liberals aren't listening.

Unlikely to warm Prince Albert's heart.

On a tip from Bergbikr.

Babies Killed For Stem Cells

Posted by Dave Blount at 2:03 PM

After the legalized horrors of partial-birth abortion, and Michael J. Fox's arrogant demands for experiments on cloned humans on the off chance that it could lead to a cure for his Parkinson's, you might be asking yourself, what's next? The answer can be found in the Ukraine, where healthy newborn babies are being killed and dismembered for their stem cells.

Whether stem cells will even prove useful has yet to be determined, but now that liberals have established that a baby's life has no value, what is there to lose?

On a tip from V the K.

City College of New York Honors Cop-Killer, Terrorist

Posted by Dave Blount at 11:36 AM

Proving that there is no limit to how far over the top the moonbats of academia will go in thumbing their nose at the society that finances them, taxpayer-supported City College of New York named its Guillermo Morales/Assata Shakur Community Center after a pair of bloodthirsty terrorists.

Shakur is the godmother of dead rap thug Tupac Shakur, one of the more appalling role models offered to our youth. Her real name is Joanne Deborah Chesimard. While she's a heroine to the creepy-crawlies that wriggle under the rock of academia, the FBI has placed a $1 million price on her head. In 1973, she murdered New Jersey State Trooper Werner Foerster in cold blood during a routine traffic stop. In addition to killing a cop, her other qualifications for liberal sainthood include membership in the Black Liberation Army. Bank robbery is also on her resume. Since escaping from prison in 1979, she's been hiding out in Cuba.

Like Shakur, Guillermo Morales found sanctuary in communist Cuba after escaping from prison. He was a bomb maker for the Puerto Rican terrorist group FALN, which set off well over 100 bombs in the New York and Chicago areas during its heyday, killing six and injuring 130. On Christmas Eve, 1975, FALN bombed Fraunces Tavern near Wall Street, killing four. In 1983, it bombed New York's Police Headquarters, severely maiming several officers.

Bill Clinton commuted the sentences of 14 FALN terrorists during his last months in office, including Morales' wife Dylcia Pagan (convicted of conspiring to bomb 48 buildings in the Chicago area), in an attempt to win over Puerto Rican voters for his wife's Senate bid. Yet there are people so ignorant or depraved that they could still tolerate the idea of Clintons in the White House.

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Morales and Shakur: Further evidence that the Left is not just wrong, but evil.

On tips from Bill V and Wiggins.

Child Killer Richard Spicknall Subjected to Jailhouse Justice

Posted by Dave Blount at 9:51 AM

In a culture crippled by moonbattery, jailhouse justice is sometimes the best kind we can get.

Seven years ago Richard Spicknall II confessed to executing his two kids aged two and three while they were strapped in their car seats, apparently because he was mad at his ex-wife. Now he's been found dead of "general asphyxia" in the prison showers, evidently a victim of the odd prejudice convicts have against people who hurt kids. If only judges shared this prejudice.

A couple of months ago Spicknall's lawyer filed a motion to overturn his conviction based on some legalistic technicalities. A hearing was scheduled for March. Thankfully, it can now be canceled.

Shot to death by their father.

On a tip from V the K.

PC Prudes Outraged Over Heart Attack Grill

Posted by Dave Blount at 7:44 AM


The Heart Attack Grill in Tempe, Arizona doesn't go out of its way to please the politically correct. From its website:

Ours is a world in which insane political correctness stands as a barrier between the average man and his pursuit of happiness, the Heart Attack Grill offers a well-deserved respite of comfort and simplicity. Pondering "Single, Double, or Triple" and "go with a Bud or go with a Heineken" are the toughest mental gymnastics that anyone should have to perform.
Just relax and eat. KEEP IT SIMPLE! Oh yeah, and how about being able to get your burger from a pretty girl with a smile on her face WHO SPEAKS ENGLISH?! The simple pleasures of a bygone era are still alive and well at the Heart Attack Grill.

Artery-clogging menu items like Flatliner Fries (fried in pure lard) are served up by waitresses in sexy nurse outfits who will take you out to your car in a wheelchair at no extra charge if you manage to finish a Triple or Quadruple Bypass Burger.

Naturally moonbats are outraged. Squawks Sandy Summers, executive director of the Center for Nursing Advocacy:

Nurses are the most sexually fantasized-about profession. We're asking people, if they're going to have these fantasies, please don't make it so public. Move these sexual fantasies to other professions.

Owner Jon Basso has stood up to her demands that he get rid of the nurse outfits:

If anything, I think it glorifies nurses to be thought of as a physically attractive and desirable individual. There's a Faye Dunaway, Florence Nightingale hipness to it. Nobody wants to think of themselves as some old battle ax who changes bedpans for a living.

Speaking of battle axes, Basso owes Summers a big one for the free publicity. Maybe he ought to have one of his nurses bring her over a free Quadruple Bypass Burger.

Sandy Summers: not amused.

On a tip from Wiggins.

December 11, 2006

Dennis Kucinich to Run For President Again

Posted by Dave Blount at 6:20 PM

Things may get ugly in 2008, but at least we'll have some comic relief. Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) is once again throwing his propeller beanie into the ring for President.

Kucinich certainly did a bang-up job as Mayor of Cleveland, which became the first major American city to default on its debts since the Great Depression under his regime, during which it earned the nickname the Mistake by the Lake.

Another of Kucinich's accomplishments is his support for SOA Watch, a group devoted to closing down the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation (formerly the U.S. Army School of the Americas — SOA). SOA played a critical role in suppressing communist insurgencies in Latin America during the Cold War.

Kucinich is so opposed to the idea of defending America from incoming nuclear missiles that he actually filed a lawsuit against the President to prevent him from withdrawing from the 1972 Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty. He again attempted to put American policy into the grasping hands of our courts by suing Bush over the war in Iraq.

On Kucinich's agenda is the creation of yet another federal bureaucracy, the Department of Peace, which in his words "will be to support disarmament, treaties, peaceful coexistence, and peaceful consensus building." It would guide a foreign policy consisting of holding hands, singing Kumbaya, and hoping the terrorists leave us alone — while keeping in mind that if they don't, we probably deserve the worst that happens to us.

Kucinich wants dramatic increases in government spending in most every area, except of course defense, which he would slash. As for illegal immigration — he's for it. He is against the War on Terror, even asserting that we should not hold governments responsible for terror attacks launched from their territory.

A liberal's liberal through and through, there's little doubt that Kucinich could do for the country what he did for Cleveland — if not worse.

Our next President?

Hat tip: Conservative Monsoon

Good News and Bad on House Intelligence Chair

Posted by Dave Blount at 5:17 PM

The good news is that we dodged the bullet of Nancy Pelosi's first choice, the impeached judge Alcee Hastings, as Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee. The bad news is that we traded corruption for incompetence.

Pelousy's second choice, Silvestre Reyes (D-TX), has flunked an easy test on al-Qaeda and Hezbollah — two of the main Islamic terror groups against which it will be his responsibility to defend us. Reyes thinks Osama bin Laden et al. are Shiites, and doesn't seem to know much about Hezbollah either.

Notes CQ National Security Editor Jeff Stein:

If you're the baseball commissioner and you don't know the difference between the Yankees and the Red Sox, you don't know baseball. You're not going to have the respect of the people you work with.

Unless of course you're working with people who have been making it clear since well before 9/11 that they couldn't care less about defending us from Muslim terrorists.

Silvestre Reyes: clueless.

Saving the Cows: Another Aspect of Global Warming

Posted by Dave Blount at 4:40 PM

A phenomenon doesn't get to be as big as global warming without offering something for everyone — or at least, something for all moonbats. While lefties like Ireland's Mary Robinson will be attracted to the opportunities it provides to stick it to the rich, kooks of the Chrissie Hynde strain may find in it justification for demanding that we put an end to the cattle industry.

The UN asserts that methane is 23 times as bad as carbon dioxide when it comes to global warming. Much of that methane comes from farting farm animals — 43% of it in Scotland, for example.

Intones a UN report:

Livestock are one of the most significant contributors to today's most serious environmental problems.

Farm animals are blamed for 18% of greenhouse gas emissions — more than all forms of transport combined. Cows are the worst offenders, though sheep, chickens, pigs, and goats will also let rip their share of stinkers.

The initial reaction of bureaucrats to the revelation that animals create more greenhouse gases than cars has been to mutter about regulating what farmers can feed their cows. But what if this doesn't stop Al Gore from screeching that the entire planet is doomed?

The next logical step will be legal restrictions of cattle ranches. What an opportunity: moonbats can save cows from exploitation, impose vegetarianism, and put the screws to cowboys — all in the name of saving the planet. It shouldn't be hard for them to overwhelm the opposition. Who wants to be in favor of farts?

Hynde: "My purpose in life is to save cows."

On tips from Bergbikr and Bill V.

Mary Robinson: Unchanging Weather Is a Human Right

Posted by Dave Blount at 3:15 PM

Mary Robinson, who has been UN human rights chief and President of Ireland, now declares that freedom from climate fluctuation is a human right:

Climate change has already begun to affect the fulfilment of human rights and our shared human rights framework entitles and empowers developing countries and impoverished communities to claim protection of these rights.

Global warming hysteria is so partisan and contrived that anyone could see it is being advanced for the sake of an agenda, part of which seems to be the age-old eat-the-rich moonbattery that gave us communism. More from Ms. Robinson:

There is strong evidence of the rich causing the problem, with the poor most adversely affected, and thus it is time that rich countries address their obligations to reduce climate change and mitigate its effects, including those beyond their borders.

Rhetoric about the "rich causing the problem" is not only phony but counterproductive. Clean air measures are a luxury that only rich countries can afford. Visit India if you don't believe me — and don't forget to bring a gas mask. By crippling the American economy — as climate change fanatics like Al Gore have made it clear they want to do — they will be increasing pollution, not lessening it.

But I'm forgetting: pollution can be good, because it leads to global cooling, which lately is seen as desirable. Here's the Telegraph on a UN report confessing that its global warming predictions were wildly exaggerated:

[The UN] also says that the overall human effect on global warming since the industrial revolution is less than had been thought, due to the unexpected levels of cooling caused by aerosol sprays, which reflect heat from the sun.

Yet the media continues to insist we believe that human activity will soon cause the planet to incinerate — so as to advance the progressive agendas of moonbats like Mary Robinson.

Robinson knows where to find a receptive audience.

Hat tip: Slapstick Politics

Mo Had Epilepsy

Posted by Dave Blount at 2:26 PM

According to Abbas Sadeghian, a veteran neuropsychologist who was raised a Muslim in Tehran, Mohammad suffered from epileptic seizures. Islam's prophet is documented to have displayed many of the symptoms of "complex partial seizures," including:

  • excessive sweating and light trembling
  • olfactory, auditory, and visual hallucinations
  • epigastric sensations (bad taste)
  • excessive perspiration
  • hyper-religiosity

Dr. Sadeghian's findings are documented in his book Sword & Seizure.

This probably does not explain Mohammad's pathological bloodthirstiness, delusions of grandeur, or lust for prepubescent girls, but it's a start toward trying to understand the frenetic cult he left behind.

On a tip from Bill V.

Iranian Conference to Determine Whether Holocaust Happened

Posted by Dave Blount at 12:16 PM

The noted historian Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is going to clear up once and for all the question of whether the Holocaust really happened. The noted statesman, in whose hands Jim Baker et al. would like to place the future of Iraq, has weighed in on the subject before, announcing that the Holocaust is a myth and that Israel should be wiped off the map. Now he is hosting a conference that will further examine whether those 6 million Jews really were murdered, or were just faking it.

Participants will include Ahmadinejad's fellow historical scholar David Duke, a former KKK leader who dislikes Jews so intensely that he has endorsed the views of Cindy Sheehan, as well as members of the bizarre moonbat sect Jews United Against Zionism, who take the politics of self-hatred to extremes most liberals can only aspire to.

In a misguided attempt to combat moonbattery with more moonbattery, Germany, Austria, and of course France have made it illegal to deny the Holocaust.

Really dead? Or just faking it?

On a tip from Metalgarth.

Woman Spits in Soldier's Face

Posted by Dave Blount at 10:18 AM

It looks like moonbats really are reliving Vietnam. reports that one Lauren Maggi walked up to an American soldier named Jason Jones at Hancock International Airport. She asked if he was a Fort Drum soldier; when he said yes, she spat in his face.

This is the thanks heroes get for volunteering to risk life and limb to fight off terrorists who want to kill us all — patriots and liberals alike.

Culture of Corruption Reelected in New Orleans

Posted by Dave Blount at 7:43 AM

It's not easy to stand out as conspicuously corrupt among Democratic Congressmen, but Rep. William Jefferson (D-LA) certainly manages. He's the guy who diverted rescue helicopters to retrieve a suspicious package from his house after Katrina. The FBI later found $90,000 in his freezer. Proving that it will take more than a hurricane to wash away the cesspool of corruption that is New Orleans politics, Jefferson has now been reelected.

He faced a runoff against fellow black Democrat Karen Carter, but was apparently able to portray her to his constituents as a tool of the white establishment, despite her being enough of a race-baiting moonbat to appear in a Spike Lee documentary, in which she accused Jefferson Parish of keeping out black refugees after the hurricane.

Carter raised almost five times as much cash, but Jefferson got key endorsements from the local establishment, including from the famously clueless Mayor Ray Nagin.

In her concession speech, Carter observed:

I guess the people are happy with the status quo.

A term Nancy Pelosi might once have used for this "status quo" is "culture of corruption." Meanwhile, the federal government continues to pour our money down this sinkhole.

The culture of corruption incarnate.

On a tip from Wiggins.

December 10, 2006

Christmas Banned in Cradle of Spanish Christianity

Posted by Dave Blount at 6:22 PM

Christianity has always been a crucial aspect of the national identity of Spain. It allowed the Spanish to maintain their character through 800 years of Muslim occupation, while many other cultures were completely absorbed into the barbarous world of Islam, never to reappear. Eventually it inspired them to cast out the Islamic invaders. Spaniards then repaid the favor by spreading Christianity throughout the world.

But that was before moonbattery corroded Spain's character to a shameful shadow of what it once was. Now, a school in Zaragoza has banned Christmas, on the grounds that Muslim children might not like it. There will be no nativity play, and no handing out of presents.

As reported on Wikipedia, Spain's Christian heritage is particularly important in Zaragoza:

Zaragoza is linked by legend to the beginnings of Christianity in Spain. According to legend, the Virgin Mary appeared miraculously to Saint James the Great in the 1st century, standing on a pillar. This legend is commemorated by a famous Catholic basilica called Nuestra Señora del Pilar ("Our Lady of the Pillar").
The event, called "Las Fiestas del Pilar", is celebrated on October 12, which is a major festival day in Zaragoza. Since it coincided in 1492 with the discovery of the Americas by Christopher Columbus, that day is also celebrated as El Día de la Hispanidad (Columbus Day, literally Hispanic Day) by Spanish-speaking people worldwide.

Somehow I don't see schools in Saudi Arabia banning Ramadan for fear Christian children might not like it. But then, children aren't allowed to be Christian in Saudi Arabia — any more than they will be in Spain in the near future if demographic and political trends continue.

Zaragoza's beautiful Nuestra Señora del Pilar, thankfully still standing.

On a tip from Wiggins.

Moonbat Rabbi Banishes Christmas From Seattle Airport

Posted by Dave Blount at 5:47 PM

All 15 Christmas trees have been removed from Seattle's Sea-Tac airport after a rabbi, claiming that Christmas trees are offensive, threatened to sue if the airport did not erect an eight-foot menorah. If he were a scientologist, he probably would have demanded an eight-foot-high L. Ron Hubbard novel.

Unless we start standing up to these Grinches and moonbats, Christmas will soon be completely eradicated.

These trees were banished because Christmas is "offensive."

On a tip from V the K.

Urban Infidel Crashes Lynne Stewart Moonbat Party

Posted by Dave Blount at 3:06 PM

Hats off to Urban Infidel for having the fortitude to wade into a cesspool of moonbattery at the Judson Memorial Church last night, across from Washington Square Park in Manhattan. The event, entitled "Ode to Joy and Struggle," celebrated leftist lawyer and NY Times heartthrob Lynne Stewart getting away with a wrist slap after helping Islamic maniacs to conduct their terrorist activities from behind bars.

Attendees included the verminous Ward Churchill of "Little Eichmanns" fame, who posed like an adolescent in a black leather jacket and nighttime sunglasses. Also on hand were supporters of the infamous cop-killer Mumia Abu-Jamal. Hopefully the church has been deconsecrated.

If you trust your stomach to handle it, check out the slideshow. A few samples:






Alec Baldwin Tries to Stall Energy Production

Posted by Dave Blount at 1:31 PM

By now we all know that the vacuous nitwits infesting Tinseltown disapprove of our use of fossil fuels to heat our homes and make our cars and the economy go. They believe in alternative energy — but not the only alternative that is actually economically feasible on a national scale, namely, nuclear. For example, egomaniacal actor and radio talk show flop Alec Baldwin was in New Jersey Friday night, doing his part to derail the relicensing of the 630-megawatt Oyster Creek nuclear power plant.

Bellowed the zillionaire movie star:

The people who are in favor of the license renewal are looking to line their pockets.

Yes, and to provide us with desperately needed energy in the process.

The Nuclear Energy Institute wanted to participate in the discussion at Rutgers University Law School so they could express their point of view, but were denied permission. Where the Left is concerned, there is only one side to any argument that people should be allowed to hear: theirs.

Since we can't build or even relicense nuclear plants because of endless red tape generated by moonbats, or build new oil refineries or drill except on the most limited basis, it looks like our energy needs will have to be met by falling back on the pixie dust that movie stars use to fuel their limousines and private jets.

"Beautiful, aren't I?"

On a tip from Wiggins.

Hegemonism: A Deadly Strain of Moonbattery

Posted by Dave Blount at 12:35 PM

J.R. Dunn asks an excellent question. How is it possible that only a few short years after the atrocities of September 11, the Left has managed to turn a large part of the country against the War on Terror? The answer: through a strain of moonbattery Dunn calls hegemonism.

Dunn describes the healthy upsurge of patriotism after the attacks — and the sickening spectacle of watching it wither as liberals eat away at our spirit from within, endlessly repeating shallow mantras like "blood for oil," tirelessly rubbing the freak occurrences at Abu Ghraib in our faces, using their dominance of academia, the news media, and the entertainment industry to chew away like termites at our belief in what we are. By now they have the average American buying into the ridiculous notion that the war in Iraq has nothing to do with Islamic terrorism. More than a few have even been convinced that our own government was behind 9/11.

This appalling display of mass brainwashing was made possible by what Dunn calls "fifty years of conditioning that any and all American activities overseas, whether diplomatic, commercial, or military, are fundamentally illegitimate." This is the "hegemonist" doctrine that all American initiatives — even attempting to defend ourselves from Arab terrorists after 9/11 — are solely motivated by a sadistic desire to impose an oppressive hegemony on the rest of the world on behalf of sinister cabals like Big Oil or The Neocons.

The doctrine was developed during the Cold War to allow liberals to do what they could to advance the triumph of totalitarian communism over freedom and democracy. Even after their beloved Evil Empire collapsed, progressives kept the doctrine alive in academia, the mainstream media, the entertainment industry, and the Democratic Party, where despite being demonstrably false, hegemonism has managed to become the officially correct point of view by appealing to the base instincts of the weak. In Dunn's words:

It was a doctrine that appealed to fundamental human failings — hatred, envy, smugness, and paranoia.

Hegemonism found fertile soil in the moral and intellectual rot that characterizes our intelligentsia, who reflexively fell back on it when September 11 occurred, with their nauseating bleating about "why they hate us." Then came the Iraqi theater of the War on Terror:

The Iraq War was a godsend for the American left, something they'd have had to invent if it hadn't happened on its own. It allowed the entire War on Terror to be chopped and fit into the already existing intellectual template, enabled all the old slogans to be revived, all the dusty concepts to be trotted out anew. It has turned the overall war, one of the most justified conflicts in this country's history, a belated defensive response against an ugly and murderous enemy, into the traditional shadow play of murderous military officers, bloody-handed CIA operatives, and cackling businessmen, all overseen by a bulging-browed Karl Rove, operating from some Goldfingeresque headquarters buried far beneath the Crawford ranch. The result is a nation slowly edging toward the same paralysis that afflicted it during the 1970s.

Absurd and pernicious as hegemonism may be, it has taken deep root, having been force-fed to us by the liberal elite for half a century:

There are politicians now serving in Congress, intelligence agents investigating overseas threats, diplomats working in embassies, bureaucrats handling the day-to-day business of the government, who fully believe that the country they serve is a criminal enterprise. And this is not even to mention the millions of students, professionals, housewives, officials, clergymen, and citizens of all types who labor under the idea that their country is an international tumor worthy only of defeat and punishment, because they have never heard it argued otherwise. The United States, the most powerful nation in the memory of man, is proving unable to correct a situation that led to the greatest crime ever committed against its citizens because of the doubts and anxieties engendered by this empty dogma.

As in Vietnam, the only enemy in a position to defeat us is not the one our soldiers face on the battlefield, but the enemy within: the smirking, vacuous minions of moonbattery.

On a tip from V the K.

December 9, 2006

Saturday Night Fright

Posted by Dave Blount at 5:39 PM

It's a little late for Halloween, but this video of an Ozark Sufi camp right here in the USA is too creepy to pass up. Watch it with the lights turned down low. Not recommended for small children.

Unfortunately Pete Townshend was unable to attend.

Hat tip: D. Daddio Al-Ozarka, commenting at Curtains.

Moonbat Crucifies Santa Claus

Posted by Dave Blount at 10:55 AM

Vancouver artist Jimmy Wright's latest creation is not for sale: it's a crucified Santa that he has on display on his lawn, to the fury of his neighbors.

Motivated by global warming hysteria, Wright claims he crucified Saint Nick to make a point about consumerism:

Global warming is consumption-driven so there's the argument. We have to come to terms with our hang-up on consumption. We're in a consumptive orgy, I feel.

At least Wright admits that, like other sanctimonious liberals who preach about the environment and consumerism, he is completely full of baloney:

It's a funny feeling when I'm sitting in my hot tub, looking out this way, and I'm trying to make a statement to everybody to slow down on what they can consume, and I'm in a 6,400-square-foot home.
Wright's wrong.

Pete Townshend: I Was a Muslim Mystic in a Former Life

Posted by Dave Blount at 9:19 AM

You may recall that aging pop star Pete Townshend was cleared of child pornography charges on the strength of his claim that he only looked at kiddy porn for research purposes, hoping that if he had been abused as a child it would jog his memory so that he could write about it in his autobiography. (He remains on a national list of sex offenders.)

Now Townshend's memory has received a different kind of jog: he claims to remember that he was a Muslim mystic in a previous life. According to Townshend, this explains the windmill thing he does with his arm while playing guitar on stage.

It may also explain the whole child porn thing. After all, Mo did like them young.

Pete Townshend, former Muslim mystic, doing that windmill thing.

Hat tip: Hot Air

4-Year-Old Busted For Sexual Harassment

Posted by Dave Blount at 8:53 AM

Government schools continue to advance the bizarre sexualization of small children. In Bellmead, Texas, a four-year-old was suspended for "inappropriate physical behavior interpreted as sexual contact and/or sexual harassment" after hugging a teachers aide.

The poor kid's dad demanded that the incident be expunged from his record. No dice. Though sexual references were removed, he was told:

Your request for an apology by the aide and removal of all paperwork regarding this incident is denied.

The file will refer to the incident as "inappropriate physical contact." Hopefully the next generation will look back and understand that schools at the beginning of the 21st century were run by moonbats and neurotic hysterics, and that weird notes in students' files should be ignored.

On a tip from Wiggins.

December 8, 2006

Rodney King Busted Yet Again

Posted by Dave Blount at 2:18 PM

Rodney King, the PCP-addled maniac who managed to launch massive riots in 1992 by unwittingly being filmed as police were forced to subdue him, is back where he belongs: under arrest.

Los Angeles rioters killed 55, injured 2,383, and caused $1 billion in property damage in the name of King, who has had at least nine encounters with law enforcement since he found fame and fortune by driving intoxicated at 100 mph and then attacking the police. The long list of charges include DUI, hit and run, assault, drug use, and indecent exposure.

Taxpayers provided him with a $3.8 million settlement, and two of the police who subdued him were thrown in jail even after having been found innocent, the concept of double jeopardy having been thrown out the window for the sake of punishing the tormenters of the noble Rodney King.

Some people do not belong on the outside of cages.

On a tip from Wiggins.

Banzai Energy Ice Launched on Pearl Harbor Day

Posted by Dave Blount at 1:49 PM

Hershey's Ice Cream (no relation to The Hershey Co.) found a unique way to commemorate the anniversary of Pearl Harbor yesterday: they launched a new product called Banzai Energy Ice.

"Banzai" was of course a battle cry used by the Japanese who attacked us on December 7, 1941. They would shout it as they rammed their planes into American warships.

I wonder if some company will choose September 11, 2066 to launch "Allahu Akbar Sugary Delite."

Does this make anyone thirsty for an energy drink?

On tips from Wiggins and Bill V.

Public School Reading

Posted by Dave Blount at 9:21 AM

From the immortal poem "I Hate School," snickered over by 6th-graders who found it in their public school library in Queens:

F*** this s***, up the a**.
I don't think I'll ever pass.

This gem comes from the collection "You Hear Me?" which was suggested for 6th through 8th graders by the Columbia University Teachers College's Reading and Writing Project explicitly because it includes "poems" written by non-Caucasian teenagers.

Other books found on the shelves at Public School 150 include an anthology of stories about homosexual teenagers, and a book called "First French Kiss." The books are labeled "Young Adult" by the New York Public Library.

Fed to 6th-graders on our dime.

Hat tip: Michelle Malkin

Rooms For Rent at New York Times

Posted by Dave Blount at 8:32 AM

The New York Times' unrestrained plunge into leftist advocacy journalism under the regime of the clueless moonbat Pinch Sulzberger is not panning out financially, as evidenced by the paper's increasing financial desperation.

The Gray Lady's bean-counters are finding that they can't afford to move all their staffers into their opulent new headquarters scheduled to open in the spring, and are trying to find tenants for more of the floors. One sixth of the Times' total space in the new building is already on the market, and this will be increased. Even though space has been freed up by 750 job cuts since 2005, some departments will be moved to lower-cost office space. The Times may mortgage its stake in the new building to raise money.

Pinching pennies to get by.

Iran, Columbia Moonbats Agree on Fox News

Posted by Dave Blount at 7:44 AM

Iranian ambassador to the UN Javad Zarif spoke at moonbat-infested Columbia University Wednesday night. Even here he was challenged on Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's repeatedly stated belief that the Holocaust never happened, and on Iran's support for the Islamic terrorist group Hezbollah, which appears to be on the verge of snuffing out democracy in Lebanon.

Zarif attempted to deflect Holocaust questions by changing the subject, asking what Palestinians had to do with it. Regarding Iran's imposition of Islamic totalitarianism on Lebanon through its cat's paw Hezbollah, Zarif knew just how to play to his audience:

Nobody in Lebanon wants a religious government. Don't consume whatever is fed by FOX News.

Reportedly, many in the audience applauded.

Javad Zarif finds common ground with Ivy League nitwits.

On a tip from Wiggins.

December 7, 2006

Mayor Mike Sues Out-of-State Stores For Selling Their Wares

Posted by Dave Blount at 10:20 PM

NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg is really getting carried away with his jihad against our right to bear arms. He has been suing gun dealers who are not located in New York City or even New York State but Georgia, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, and Virginia for selling weapons that came to be confiscated by the NYPD.

Twelve dealers were named in the suit. Each sold a gun to a team of undercover investigators who wore hidden cameras. Imagine: a sting operation to prove that gun dealers deal guns. I'm sure the police have had more difficult — not to mention more useful — assignments.

Inmates of the People's Republic of New York now face a mandatory minimum sentence of 3 1/2 years for illegal gun possession.

Someone get this moonbat a copy of the Second Amendment.

On a tip from Wiggins.

Was Sailor's Treason Inspired by Moonbattery?

Posted by Dave Blount at 9:58 PM

The association between moonbattery and treason is clear on any cursory review of prominent Democrats or left-wing media outlets. It may also explain the case of Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Ariel Weinmann, who was fortunate enough to be sentenced to only 12 years in prison, instead of the death sentence he richly deserves for desertion and for selling classified information to undisclosed foreign governments.

Weinmann was reportedly "disillusioned" with the Navy and with the Bush Administration's foreign policy. He wants to live in another country.

Ariel Weinmann: Deserter, traitor... and moonbat?

Hat tip: BelchSpeak

Slick Willie Pays His Respects to Ho Chi Minh

Posted by Dave Blount at 9:39 PM

Here Slick Willie had a chance to bite on his lip and actually feel something in his heart:


The picture shows him in Hanoi yesterday, paying tribute to communist dictator Ho Chi Minh. In his own small way, Clinton helped Minh's totalitarian Vietnam to defeat the USA, by organizing anti-American demonstrations while dodging the draft in England. He was behind the Bamboo Curtain to sign an agreement under which his Clinton Foundation will be providing drugs to Vietnam.

On a tip from Wiggins.

Andrew Sullivan: Bush Sr. Wept For Oppressed Terrorists

Posted by Dave Blount at 3:23 PM

The noisily homosexual "conservative" Andrew Sullivan continues to astound with his capacity for self-parody. Remember when Bush Sr. got choked up the other day while talking about his son Jeb's noble behavior? As Sully credits a reader with commenting "perceptively":

First a few words about Jose Padilla. Without a doubt, the methods used on him are torture. They are not physically harming him, instead they seem bent on psychically damaging him. A mind can be broken using just sleep deprivation, alternating bright lights and total darkness, control of diet, and plain old boredom — especially over a three year period, with no assurance that this couldn't continue for ever.
I saw pictures of Padilla's treatment right after I watched the video of Bush 41 breaking down while speaking about Jeb Bush in Florida. I then imagined for a moment that it was my own son, instead of Bush 43, who had tortured Padilla. I think I know now why Bush 41 broke down.

In other words, Bush Sr. is actually a moonbat, and he was crying not because he's proud of his son, but because he feels sorry for the mollycoddled terrorists whom sympathetic liberals regard as put-upon.

No wonder Time and CNN want Sully on their team.

Andrew Sullivan: A gut-busting joke at his own expense.

More Sundance Sickness

Posted by Dave Blount at 2:44 PM

In case "Zoo," which is about a man dying of a perforated colon after having sex with a horse, doesn't provide enough depravity to make moonbats feel at home at the 2007 Sundance Film Festival, "Teeth" was also chosen from among the 3,287 submissions to represent... whatever it is that Sundance represents.

Here's what it's about:

High school student Dawn works hard at suppressing her budding sexuality by being the local chastity group's most active participant. Her task is made even more difficult by her bad boy stepbrother Brad's increasingly provocative behavior at home. A stranger to her own body, innocent Dawn discovers she has a toothed vagina when she becomes the object of violence.

I wonder what "increasingly provocative behavior" means.

Moonbats will also appreciate "Everything's Cool," which is apparently a rip-off of Al Gore's hysterical overindulgence in climate change hyperbole, "An Inconvenient Truth." Then there's "For the Bible Tells Me So," a documentary exposing Christians' "agenda of stigmatizing the gay community." Those who think we've gone too long without having the Abu Ghraib fiasco rubbed in our faces will be relieved to see "Ghosts of Abu Ghraib." "No End in Sight" and "Grace Is Gone" will provide more defeatist propaganda pertaining to the war in Iraq.

Imagine how fast you'd be laughed out of Robert Redford's festival if you made an optimistic movie about decent people behaving honorably — though maybe it would be accepted as a comedy.

A scene from "Teeth," which should offer plenty for degenerates to chew on.

On a tip from Redford Scumbag.

Rick Perry, Border Security Turncoat

Posted by Dave Blount at 1:52 PM

Bill Richardson isn't the only border state governor to dismiss the idea of defending our territory from the ongoing Mexican invasion. Still more shamefully, Rick Perry of Texas, who was recently reelected after calling for increased border security, now characterizes building a wall to help keep us safe from foreign criminals as "preposterous."

With the election behind him, Perry has decided that he prefers new guest worker programs to securing the border. He is denouncing attempts to put an end to Mexico's anchor baby colonization strategy as divisive.

His election promises to do something about the chaotic and frightening border situation have given way to mealy-mouthed rhetoric like this:

We need to look at ways to be bringing people together rather than driving wedges between them.

Wouldn't it be nice if we could drive a wedge between irresponsible phonies and positions of authority?

His fingers aren't crossed, so he must not be making a promise.

On a tip from Jimbo.

Congress Denounces French Town For Honoring Abu-Jamal

Posted by Dave Blount at 11:20 AM

It may only be symbolic, but at last the House has passed a measure to which no sane person could object: a resolution denouncing Saint-Denis, France for naming a street in honor of the cop-murdering vermin Mumia Abu-Jamal.

Abu-Jamal (nee Wesley Cook; Muslim names have a real cache on the Left) was sentenced to death after murdering Philadelphia police officer Daniel Faulkner in 1981, yet is still breathing, due to the moonbattery that has all but incapacitated our judicial system. The evidence convicting him left no question of his guilt.

Progressives regard sneaking up behind a cop and shooting him in the back as an act of heroism, making Abu-Jamal a big hit among moonbats in general and particularly in France. Abu-Jamal's other lefty credentials include being a rabidly anti-American black Marxist. He was involved in the violent leftist cults MOVE and the Black Panthers.

Abu-Jamal has been named an honorary citizen of Paris. A more contemptible gesture would be difficult to imagine.


Hat tip: Michelle Malkin

Pearl Harbor Versus Now

Posted by Dave Blount at 10:43 AM

Here's how we responded to Pearl Harbor (via LGF):


Here's how we now respond to our terrorist enemies in the Middle East:


The contrast might offer some insight into why the war in Iraq isn't moving along as satisfactorily as WWII.

New Mexico Governor Opposes Border Fence

Posted by Dave Blount at 10:06 AM

Adding to doubts that the 700-mile border fence that Congress approved to stem the Mexican invasion will ever be built, New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson (D) is denouncing it. Instead of a fence, he wants a "path to citizenship" for criminals who see fit to break into our country.

Frighteningly, Richardson has been testing the waters for a presidential run. If it doesn't pan out, he can always resume his fictional baseball career.

Mexico's man in Santa Fe.

AP Source Jamil Hussein Is Real

Posted by Dave Blount at 9:47 AM

It turns out that AP's prize source for atrocity stories in Iraq, police captain Jamil Hussein, was not simply invented as a pro-terrorist propaganda device, but actually exists. There's even a photograph to prove it. Via Knowledge Is Power, here he is "attempting to make a quick response to an act of US-sponsored sectarian violence in the civil war-ravaged Iraqi capital":


Baby Better Not Have Back in Malaysia

Posted by Dave Blount at 9:02 AM

Could it be that feminists are finally starting to notice that Islam is even more their enemy than everyone else's? Authorities in Kota Baru, Malaysia have warned women that they face a $138 fine for wearing revealing or tightly fitting clothes, on the grounds that Mohammad wouldn't like it.

Complains Ivy Josiah of the Women's Aid Organization:

I would like to know what is the (acceptable) level of tightness of a pair of pants or jeans, and what happens to those of us who have larger buttocks?
Banned in Malaysia.

On a tip from Wiggins.

Cookie Ads Banned

Posted by Dave Blount at 8:30 AM

The latest from Nancy Pelosiland:

San Francisco bus shelters were set up with cookie-scented strips as part of the "Got Milk" advertising campaign. But they only survived one day before moonbats demanded they be removed on the grounds that derelicts who had spent all the free money the local government hands out to them on cheap wine might not be able to afford cookies, and would therefore be offended.

Why not just ban cookies altogether? Milk too.

December 6, 2006

Iranian Science Fiction

Posted by Dave Blount at 7:14 PM

If you think the stuff on the SciFi Channel gets a little cheesy sometimes, you should try Iranian science fiction. How's this for a storyline:

[A]n evil queen, adorned with a large Star of David and sitting on a throne in the "Black House" (which is also marked with a Star of David) engages in a battle of "virtual warriors" with a young girl who seeks to free the masses the queen has enslaved. When the queen is defeated, her technicians die struggling to rescue a "medal" — also a Star of David.

See the video at MEMRI TV.

Rumors that Jimmy Carter worked on the script as a consultant cannot be confirmed.

On a tip from Wiggins.

Secret Meetings Between Dems and Islamic Terrorists

Posted by Dave Blount at 6:58 PM

Why does this not surprise me:

Unnamed sources in the Islamist Hamas terror organization, currently holding power in the Palestinian Authority, said today that a Hamas delegation met with senior members of the American Democratic party. According to the Hamas sources, the meeting took place in a third party country that is unwilling to be identified at this stage.
Hamas spokespersons have said that the Democratic party victory in the recent US mid-term congressional elections indicate a change in the US policy towards the Hamas-led PA.

Obviously a change for the better, from the point of view of Hamas terrorists.

On a tip from Wiggins.

Class — Not the Gray Lady's Strong Suit

Posted by Dave Blount at 6:52 PM

Charles F. Burlingame III was the captain of American Airlines Flight 77, which Muslim terrorists crashed into the Pentagon on September 11. Tragically, his daughter Wendy Burlingame was recently found dead under suspicious circumstances. The New York Times thoughtfully informed some of her family members:

Debra A. Burlingame, Ms. Burlingame's aunt, was reached at home last night before she even knew of her niece's death. She burst into tears on the phone and would not comment further. Ms. Burlingame's mother, Nancy Perfect, was also reached at home last night. She, too, declined to discuss her daughter's death.

Vultures have shown more class.

NY Times reporters close in on a story.

On a tip from Wiggins.

Longtime Carter Adviser Kenneth Stein Has Had Enough

Posted by Dave Blount at 6:31 PM

Alan Dershowitz isn't the only one who has finally had enough of the execrable Jimmy Carter's pro-terrorist propaganda campaign against Israel. Longtime Carter adviser Kenneth Stein has resigned as a fellow for Middle East Affairs at the Carter Center in response to Jimmy the Dhimmi's latest outrage, Palestine: Peace Not Apartheid.

From a note by Stein on his resignation:

President Carter's book on the Middle East, a title too inflammatory to even print, is not based on unvarnished analyses; it is replete with factual errors, copied materials not cited, superficialities, glaring omissions, and simply invented segments. Aside from the one-sided nature of the book, meant to provoke, there are recollections cited from meetings where I was the third person in the room, and my notes of those meetings show little similarity to points claimed in the book. Being a former President does not give one a unique privilege to invent information or to unpack it with cuts, deftly slanted to provide a particular outlook. Having little access to Arabic and Hebrew sources, I believe, clearly handicapped his understanding and analyses of how history has unfolded over the last decade. Falsehoods, if repeated often enough become meta-truths, and they then can become the erroneous baseline for shaping and reinforcing attitudes and for policy-making. The history and interpretation of the Arab-Israeli conflict is already drowning in half-truths, suppositions, and self-serving myths; more are not necessary.

And neither is the Dhimmi's seditious meddling in our country's foreign affairs. It's past time for the traitor to take his igNobel Prize and slither into some damp crevice where we won't have to watch him make a fool of himself at our country's — and Israel's — expense.

Jimmy the Dhimmi, pro-terrorist propagandist.

Bio-Diesel From Humans

Posted by Dave Blount at 1:49 PM

Norwegian businessman Lauri Venøy is closing an agreement with US hospital giant Jackson Memorial that would provide his company with 11,500 liters of human fat per week from liposuction operations. He plans to use it to produce 10,000 liters of bio-diesel fuel.

Muses Venøy:

Maybe we should urge people to eat more so we can create more raw material for fuel.
Now Chappaquiddick Ted can make a positive contribution to our energy situation for a change.

On a tip from Bill V.

Pro-Illegal Judge Thomas O'Toole Reverses Himself, Discards Jury Verdict

Posted by Dave Blount at 9:48 AM

In a desperate attempt to prevent the Phoenix area from becoming submerged in a flood of penniless illegal aliens, Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio has found a loophole in laws apparently designed to put the screws to law-abiding citizens in favor of the criminals invading our country. With nothing else to hold them on, he has started arresting illegals for conspiracy to engage in smuggling.

This approach was used on Adolfo Guzman-Garcia, who Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Thomas O'Toole admits has been proven to have paid $700 to coyotes to be brought into the USA. The aptly named O'Toole allowed the case to go forward, until the jury returned a guilty verdict. At that point, with his reelection behind him, O'Fool reversed himself, suddenly deciding that conspiracy law does not make illegals criminals for "merely being transported by an alien smuggler."

County Attorney Andrew Thomas holds that

The courts of this state should not single out illegal immigrants as the one politically correct class of people exempted from Arizona's conspiracy laws.

But why should conspiracy laws be any different from other laws illegals are exempted from? After all, their very presence in our country proves they are not subject to our laws.

Thomas immediately filed an appeal. Maybe one day, after a fortune in taxpayer money has been spent, he will succeed in keeping Guzman-Garcia locked up. Meanwhile more Guzman-Garcia's are pouring over the border by the thousands, while sanctimonious judges sell out our nation's sovereignty as well as our personal security for the sake of their sophomoric moonbat politics, and DC bureauweenies sit on their thumbs.

If only Sheriff Joe were allowed to do his job.

Liberal Think Tank Blames British Government For Islamic Extremism

Posted by Dave Blount at 9:00 AM

According to a report issued by the dhimmis at the left-leaning think tank Demos, it is the government's fault that Muslims in Britain are as hell-bent as Muslims everywhere else on killing the rest of us for being infidels. Outreach attempts have only made the situation worse, allegedly driving a wedge between jihadists and civilized Britons.

The report, funded in part by the Department for Communities and Local Government, condemns attempts to pander to Muslim leaders as "rushed, conducted on the government's terms, failing to break away from 'the usual suspects.'" The government is chastised for asking imams to "get serious" about terrorism. Outrageously (from the Demos point of view), Muslims were even asked to "put up with inconveniences in the greater good of national interest."

All of this breeds "resentment and alienation" among Muslims, so you can hardly blame them for blowing up crowded buses and subway cars.

Yet again, the libs find that the problem is a lack of that brown stinking stuff they call "nuance":

By viewing Muslims as a single interest group, the government has failed to draw a clear enough distinction between angry Muslim opinion and those that would seek to inflict violence and terror.

Some people make the same mistake with Nazis, failing to distinguish between the ones who hated Jews and the ones who wanted to exterminate them.

The taxpayer-financed Demos kooks even implied that terrorists had "just cause" to kill British civilians because they don't like it that Britain helped depose the Taliban and Saddam Hussein.

Once again we see that until we get the moonbats out of our way, there is no way we can confront the extremely serious threat posed to modern civilization by Islam.

On a tip from Wiggins.

Muslim Students Urinate on Bible in Australia

Posted by Dave Blount at 8:20 AM

We've all heard of madrasas, religious schools funded by Saudi petrodollars, that instead of math and science teach Muslim kids how to rock back and forth chanting nonsense and of course, how to hate infidels. But not all of the schools working to churn out the next generation of Mohammad Atta's are funded by Arabs. Some are paid for by Australian tax dollars, like the East Preston Islamic College, which soaks up $3.9 million per year in government funding. Extracurricular activities at the college include desecrating the Bible.

According to a school report:

The main perpetrator urinated on the Holy Bible, tore some pages from the Holy Book and burnt them then finally spat on the Holy Book.

A second student "tore pages from the Holy Book and burnt them," and a third "tore pages from the Holy Bible and then he rolled it up like a cigarette and pretended to smoke it."

Non-Muslim teachers there have expressed "grave concern" about an "inculcation of hatred and radical attitudes towards non-Muslims," including toward themselves. Twenty-two teachers signed a petition expressing "anguish and dismay at the grave incident of the desecration of the Holy Bible" and noting that the "whole incident implies a deep hatred inculcated in the students towards the Christians/non-Muslim teachers."

These blossoming young jihadists are what waits inside the belly of the Trojan Horse of Muslim immigration. Yet even now, the West suicidally refuses to defend itself from demographic conquest.

Meanwhile, Australian Muslims continue to pout and feel put-upon because Aussies didn't clap their hands in approval when mufti Taj Din al-Hilali compared rape victims to pieces of meat and said they deserve what happens to them.

Don't hold your breath waiting for the MSM to report the Bible desecration. It's not like anyone disrespected the Koran. As we know by now, religious respect is strictly a one-way street.

Kissing the Koran, with thanks to jael.

On a tip from Wiggins.

December 5, 2006

$111,000 in Taxpayer Loot For Pretending to Be Retarded

Posted by Dave Blount at 9:17 PM

America became great by rewarding those who excel; moonbattery is rotting it away by rewarding those deemed to be deficient. Unsurprisingly, perverse incentives produce perverse results. Like this:

Pete and his mother Rosie Marie Costello face fraud charges now that it has come to light that he had been faking mental retardation for nearly 20 years, thereby collecting a staggering $111,000 in benefits, financed by schmucks who still work for a living.

According to his mom, Costello doesn't have the smarts even to drive a car. The scam was revealed when he was too cheap to pay a traffic ticket and instead tried to argue his way out of it "like any other person trying to get out of a traffic ticket," according to Assistant U.S. Attorney Norman Barbosa.

Costello may actually be mentally defective, but clearly isn't as bad as he pretends to be in front of psychologists and Social Security officials.

Thanks to moonbattery, instead of striving for greatness and to overcome their flaws, people now strive for victim status and deficiency, even if they have to fake it.

The Price of Freedom: Having to Tolerate Comedy Central

Posted by Dave Blount at 8:52 PM

The partisan moonbats at Comedy Central continue to push the envelope with their barrage of disrespectful propaganda aimed at discrediting the Bush Administration in the eyes of their grade school level audience.

Appropriately their latest series is set in an elementary school. Entitled "Lil' Bush: Resident of the United States," it features Bush and his cabinet as pint-sized misfits. In one episode, cafeteria employees are tortured by Lil' Bush and friends à la Abu Ghraib for serving falafel instead of hot dogs.

I don't suppose it could be any worse than Jon Stewart or Stephen Colbert.

Lil' Bush & Co.

On a tip from Wiggins.

Good News and Bad News at University of Wisconsin

Posted by Dave Blount at 8:31 PM

The bad news if you want to get into one of the 13 universities or 13 junior colleges that comprise the University of Wisconsin system is that the chips are stacked against you if your parents have decent jobs and don't belong to "an historically underrepresented racial or ethnic group." But there's good news too, at least for underachievers. You don't have to take the ACT college entrance exam, and nobody cares about your class rank anymore.

Won't it be nice when we finally attain socialism? We'll be able to dispense with the charade of admitting the underqualified to college for being black. When we all work (or get paid not to work) for the government, it will be much simpler to just deduct money from white people's pay and add it to black people's pay. Then we'll have social justice.

Melanie Morgan on H&C

Posted by Dave Blount at 5:13 PM

Don't miss Hannity & Colmes tonight (Fox News, 9:00 EST). Melanie Morgan of Move America Forward will appear in a segment dealing with the ongoing attempt by the infamous six imams to use a combination of intimidation tactics and moonbattery to force us to let our guard down, in preparation for the next 9/11. MAF's new "Airport Security" TV ad will be featured:

A Few Reasons John Bolton Will Be Missed

Posted by Dave Blount at 2:07 PM

CNS News offers a few quotes that make it clear why moonbats are delighted that John Bolton was forced by the treachery of Stinking Chafee and his Dem colleagues to resign as the USA's rep to the UN, and why patriots are crestfallen.

Senator George Voinovich (R-OH), who once opposed Bolton:

Bolton has risen to the occasion and done a good job under the harshest of circumstances. [...] I'm extremely concerned with him leaving since he's been so deeply involved with the situations in Iran, Syria, Lebanon and North Korea and has been working in concert with fellow ambassadors toward true U.N. reform.

Anne Bayefsky, editor of the Hudson Institute's "Eye on the U.N." project:

The only winners from the resignation of Ambassador Bolton are the foes of the United States. Bolton did a courageous job communicating and protecting American values in the belly of a beast where those values are at risk each and every day. [...] No one was more vociferous in campaigning against his nomination than the defenders of the status quo — U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan, his deputy, Mark Malloch-Brown, and their financial backers, George Soros and Ted Turner's U.N. Foundation. [...] One can be sure they will have broken out the champagne, along with the Russians, Chinese, Sudanese and the remainder of the Organization of the Islamic Conference — all those who have a vested interest in ensuring a never-ending cycle of U.S. money in, support for terrorism and nuclear proliferation out.

Glen Lewy, national chairman of the Anti-Defamation League:

John Bolton's tenure at the U.N. has been marked by fairness, strength and moral clarity in the tradition of Daniel Patrick Moynihan and Jeane Kirkpatrick. [...] He's been a remarkable friend and supporter of Israel at the U.N. [... Bolton] stood up against anti-Israel initiatives and framed the discussion in ways that best represented the interests of the United States and served the entire Middle East.

President Bush:

I am deeply disappointed that a handful of United States senators prevented Ambassador Bolton from receiving the up-or-down vote he deserved in the Senate. [...] They chose to obstruct his confirmation, even though he enjoys majority support in the Senate and even though their tactics will disrupt our diplomatic work at a sensitive and important time. This stubborn obstructionism ill serves our country and discourages men and women of talent from serving their nation.

Harry Reid, tragically our next Senate Majority Leader:

[The President] should now nominate a U.N. ambassador who is ready and willing to work with our allies around the world and who understands the pressing need to change course in Iraq.

In this context "allies" primarily means backstabbing Eurodhimmis in places like France, although Reid would probably not exclude various Muslim regimes that also want to see us laid low.

Janice Crouse of Concerned Women for America:

[Bolton has] the ideal balance of intellect, diplomacy, integrity and straightforward honesty to handle rogue nations. [...] Rather than let accusations remain unaddressed, Bolton countered the constant verbal attacks against the United States by international representatives to the U.N. who use that platform for out-of-control anti-American rhetoric. Future historians may mark Bolton's resignation as the death knell of the United Nations.

That death knell would mean there's a bright side after all.

He will be missed — though not by moonbats.

Our Nightmare Future

Posted by Dave Blount at 10:42 AM

If you want to see our future, have a look at Hagia Sophia in what is now Istanbul.

After the fall of Rome, Byzantium became the center of Christian civilization, and Hagia Sophia was its greatest church. But after centuries of holding off Muslim hordes, Byzantium finally fell to Turks in 1453. After thriving for over a millennium, the Byzantine Empire ceased to exist. Vast lands that had been Greek since the days of Homer were lost and remain lost to Western Civilization.

Hagia Sophia, built in the 6th century, is still standing. First it was converted into a mosque; now it's a museum. A major reason Muslims protested Pope Benedict XVI's recent trip to Turkey is they were afraid he would make some gesture reasserting the sanctity of the church. They needn't have worried. The Pope saved his praying for the nearby Blue Mosque, where as Raymond Ibrahim reports:

he respectfully took off his shoes and prayed, eyes downcast, standing next to the grand mufti of Istanbul like a true dhimmi — a subdued non-Muslim living under Islamic law and acknowledging Islamic superiority.

The Al Aqsa mosque was deliberately built on top of the Temple Mount, the holiest site in Judaism. As a result of the 1967 war, it stands on Israeli territory. Yet it is allowed to function as a mosque, under the control of Muslims. Imagine trying to reestablish Hagia Sofia as a Christian church.

Islam was spread by the sword on the concept that might makes right. What Islam takes from the West is gone for good. It is rarely regained, and only then after long struggle, as in Spain. But when Islam suffers the slightest setback, it cries to the corrupt United Nations, tearfully demanding concessions.

As Ibrahim points out:

perhaps Muslims cannot be blamed for expecting special treatment, as well as believing that jihad is righteous and decreed by the Almighty. The West constantly goes out of its way to confirm such convictions. By criticizing itself, apologizing and offering concessions — all things the Islamic world has yet to do — the West reaffirms that Islam has a privileged status in the world. [...]
Indeed, there's something to be said about being passionate and protective of one's own. Here the secular West — Christendom's prodigal son and true usurper — can learn something from Islam. For whenever and wherever the West concedes ideologically, politically and especially spiritually, Islam will be sure to conquer. If might does not make right, zeal apparently does.

Ironically, the Pope was in Turkey to placate Muslims upset that he had quoted a Byzantine Emperor, who observed that their religion is spread by violence. Muslims responded to this by threatening his life and shooting a nun. Our media reacted with contemptible demands that Benedict apologize.

Islam is like a ratchet; it only goes one way, taking and not giving back. Inch by inch it will plunge the entire planet into darkness, unless we recover our will to exist.

Inside the conquered Hagia Sophia.

Senate Sanity on Global Warming Hysteria

Posted by Dave Blount at 9:24 AM

Despite thuggish attempts by liberal Senators Jay Rockefeller and Olympia Snowe to impose consent regarding the dubious notion that human activity is making the planet heat up, other Senators appear willing to debate the issue openly. Tomorrow the Chairman of the Environment and Public Works Committee James Inhofe (R-OK) will hold a hearing on "Climate Change and the Media."

The hearing will examine the extent to which hysterical propaganda spewed by the moonbat media is driving the government toward potentially disastrous policies. Says the committee's Communications Director Marc Morano:

Senator Inhofe believes that poorly conceived policy decisions will result from the media's nonstop hyping of "extreme scenarios" and dire climate predictions. This hearing will serve to advance the interests of sound science and encourage rational policy decisions.

Unfortunately congressional committees will soon be chaired by Democrats, who tend not to be disposed to hear both sides of this issue.

Inhofe attempts to ward off global warming hysteria.

Serious Charges For Spray-Painting Goats

Posted by Dave Blount at 8:55 AM

Our excessive concern for the well-being of animals at the expense of human beings has resulted in big trouble for Drew Gagnon of Mahopac, New York, whose moronic conception of a friendly prank could have him behind bars for years. He has been charged with felony burglary, three counts of animal cruelty, and criminal trespass, just for spray-painting the genitals of his neighbor's three pet goats. Oh, and he left behind porno magazines, which the goats ate and got sick.

The goats' owners reportedly consider them part of the family, despite making them stay out in the barn. According to a veterinarian, the bright orange paint could be absorbed into the goats' respiratory and circulatory systems, although she admits that the animals are "doing well."

On a tip from Wiggins.

Dhimmi Carter Claims He Is Not Anti-Israel

Posted by Dave Blount at 8:13 AM

Sure, some of Carter's best friends are Israelis. Here he is squirming away from anti-Semitism charges made by a C-SPAN caller who was cut off prematurely after accurately describing Jimbo's character:

Yet even fellow lib Alan Dershowitz offers a long list of lies and distortions Carter uses to attack Israel in his book-length pro-terrorist diatribe Palestine: Peace not Apartheid.

"The preeminent goal I've had in my mind is to bring peace to the people of Israel," Dhimmi bleats. He must mean the peace of the grave.

But he couldn't really be an anti-Semite, because Arabs are Semites too. My guess is that he hates Israel because it is an ally of the United States, with common terrorist enemies.

On a tip from Wiggins.

December 4, 2006

Michael Moore Demands Obedience From New Dem Congress

Posted by Dave Blount at 5:42 PM

The success of the Dems in 2008 depends to a large degree on their ability to keep normal people from noticing the twisted fanaticism that forms the party's ideological basis. So it can be taken as good news that the egomaniacal alpha moonbat Michael Moore is already enraged that the new Dem-controlled Congress may not be suicidal enough to attempt an immediate withdrawal from Iraq.

Like a crazed terrorist making ludicrous demands, Moore-on gives his fellow Dems one month to pull all Americans out of Iraq, regardless of the obviously disastrous consequences. If they don't comply:

The responsibility to end this war now falls upon the Democrats. Congress controls the purse strings and the Constitution says only Congress can declare war. Mr. Reid and Ms. Pelosi now hold the power to put an end to this madness. Failure to do so will bring the wrath of the voters. We aren't kidding around, Democrats, and if you don't believe us, just go ahead and continue this war another month. We will fight you harder than we did the Republicans.

Though Moore typically overestimates his own significance, it is pleasing to see hard-core leftists nipping at the slacks of mainstream Democrats who would like to keep them locked up in the closet for a couple of years. Who knows, Dems may even feel themselves forced into overplaying their hand in time to avert a disaster in 2008. They won't want to repeat the mistake Republicans just finished paying for by alienating their base.

There are limits to how much damage a Dem-held Congress can do, considering that their majority is thin and Bush has a veto. Let them do their worst now; if they save it for after they hold the White House, the results could be catastrophic.

Can the Dems keep Moore-on in the closet for two years?

Hat tip: American Thinker, on a tip from V the K.

Do Not Smoke Crack in Police Cars

Posted by Dave Blount at 4:58 PM

Crackheads can't seem to stay out of trouble. When they aren't getting mauled by alligators, they are setting fire to police cars.

Darryl Parker of Yonkers was charged with third-degree arson after he ducked into an unmarked police car to smoke crack and his lighter exploded, igniting the carpet. A nearby police van also caught fire.

On a tip from Wiggins.

Illegal Alien Kills Marine and His Date

Posted by Dave Blount at 4:36 PM

To the price we pay for not insisting that our government defend the country from invasion must be added the lives of Marine Corporal Brian Mathews and his date Jennifer Bower, killed in Maryland when illegal alien Eduardo Raul Morales-Soriano of Mexico, whose blood alcohol level was four times the legal limit at the time, crashed into their car.

Mathews had served 8 months in Iraq, as well as another tour in the Pacific. His squad leader Corporal Daniel Robinson recalled Mathews' cool nerves under enemy fire, and called him "a perfectionist Marine."

Morales-Soriano had gotten in trouble for driving drunk before, yet unsurprisingly was still in our country, still on the road, and still drunk.

Illegal aliens kill 13 Americans per day by indulging in the festive multicultural activity of driving drunk, in addition to the 12 per day they murder outright. Yet there is no indication that our moonbat-infested government has any meaningful plans to reassert the country's territorial sovereignty by keeping out people who do not belong here.

Marine Cpl. Brian Mathews, RIP.

On a tip from John H.

Stephen Breyer, Judicial Activist

Posted by Dave Blount at 10:29 AM

High among the many reasons it is critical to keep Democrats out of the White House is the activist nature of the liberal ideologues they appoint to the Supreme Court. As he demonstrated on Fox News Sunday yesterday, Clinton pick Stephen Breyer is a case in point.

According to judicial activists like Breyer, it doesn't matter what the Founding Fathers said, it only matters what they meant, or would have meant if they were 21st century liberals. Breyer sees the Supremes as "the boundary patrol," charged with the duty of making sure that "no one gets too powerful" — that is, no one other than themselves.

Here's what Breyer has to say about freedom of speech:

Do you know what it means? Basically. But you don't know its entire content, and it doesn't tell you itself. Those words, "the freedom of speech," "Congress shall pass no law abridging the freedom of speech." Neither they, the founders, nor those words tell you how to apply it to the Internet.

Since the Founding Fathers didn't know about the Internet, the Constitution doesn't apply to it, except to the extent Breyer says it does.

This highly flexible conception of free speech allowed Breyer to vote to uphold the blatantly unconstitutional abomination known as McCain–Feingold campaign finance reform. Breyer's tortured justification is that by allowing someone with a lot of money to exercise his right to free speech by donating it as he sees fit, we are allowing him to "drown out" the free speech of people who don't have a lot of money.

By the same deranged reasoning, if there were two guys who wanted to express their opinions at Speakers' Corner in Hyde Park — one of whom had saved his money to buy a soapbox to stand on and one of whom hadn't — it would be in the interests of free speech for the government to confiscate the soapbox.

Breyer ponders the nuances of whether we should have free speech or not.

On a tip from Breyers Fantasy Land.

ACLU-Safe Holiday Ornaments

Posted by Dave Blount at 9:18 AM

At last there are Christmas tree, I mean, holiday tree ornaments that would meet with the approval of the ACLU. They're called "Pornaments," and can be purchased at Spencer's stores, which are popular with children.

A Florida station reports that the sexually explicit Pornaments are displayed in plain view of the kiddies, who are perfectly welcome to buy them.

Collect all four Pornaments for your politically correct holiday tree.

On a tip from V the K.

Thuggish Senators Manufacturing Consent on Global Warming

Posted by Dave Blount at 8:55 AM

Liberal Senators Jay Rockefeller (D-WV) and Olympia Snowe (RINO-ME) have sent a menacing letter to ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson, reading in essence, Stop disputing the politically correct line on global warming or we'll break your kneecaps.

The letter accuses ExxonMobil of "information laundering" for supporting think tanks skeptical of global warming hysteria. A few lowlights:

[W]e must request that ExxonMobil end any further financial assistance or other support to groups or individuals whose public advocacy has contributed to the small, but unfortunately effective, climate change denial myth. [...] We would recommend that ExxonMobil publicly acknowledge both the reality of climate change and the role of humans in causing or exacerbating it. Second, ExxonMobil should repudiate its climate change denial campaign and make public its funding history. Finally, we believe that there would be a benefit to the United States if one of the world's largest carbon emitters headquartered here devoted at least some of the money it has invested in climate change denial pseudo-science to global remediation efforts. We believe this would be especially important in the developing world, where the disastrous effects of global climate change are likely to have their most immediate and calamitous impacts.

In other words, stop funding research that undermines our ideology. Oh, and we want you to help finance our global warming crusade.

Rockefeller and Snowe know better than to spell out the implicit "or else," but a reference to the tobacco industry makes clear that they are spoiling to inflict serious damage. Unlike the tobacco industry, the energy industry is absolutely critical to our economy. If liberal thugs cripple it in the name of their latest environmental jihad, the economic consequences will be serious in the extreme.

As OpinionJournal notes, ExxonMobil is doing the world a service by helping finance groups like the Competitive Enterprise Institute:

Every dogma has its day, and we've lived long enough to see more than one "consensus" blown apart within a few years of "everyone knowing" it was true. In recent decades environmentalists have been wrong about almost every other apocalyptic claim they've made: global famine, overpopulation, natural resource exhaustion, the evils of pesticides, global cooling, and so on. Perhaps it's useful to have a few folks outside the "consensus" asking questions before we commit several trillion dollars to any problem.

Ironically, Rockefeller owes his Senate seat to the fortune he inherited, which was amassed by Standard Oil.

Jay Rockefeller: Making his ancestors roll in their graves.

December 3, 2006

Time to Find Alternatives to Associated (With Terrorists) Press

Posted by Dave Blount at 7:54 PM

Kudos to the Boston Herald's Jules Crittenden for acknowledging that the anti-American propaganda passed off as news by the pro-terrorist moonbats of Associated Press has gone beyond anything that it would be reasonable to tolerate.

AP provides news stories to papers throughout the country. Many of the ones pertaining to the war in Iraq are apparently made up out of thin air, with the intention of demoralizing the public. As Flopping Aces was instrumental in revealing, one of AP's prime sources for news of atrocities in Iraq, Iraqi police captain Jamil Hussein, does not exist. The inflammatory stories AP supposedly learned about from the fictional Hussein include a tale of American soldiers shooting 11 civilians.

Unfortunately AP photographer Bilal Hussein is all too real. Hussein was great at getting up close to terrorists, being a terrorist himself. He was arrested in an al-Qaeda bomb factory, with traces of explosives on his person. AP is screeching for his release.

AP's left-wing slant and hostility toward President Bush are relentlessly self-evident. As Crittenden puts it:

The AP, once a just-the-facts news delivery service, has lost its rudder. It has become a partisan, anti-American news agency that seeks to undercut a wartime president and American soldiers in the field. It is providing fraudulent, shoddy goods.

AP has a virtual monopoly on delivering news to newspapers. Fortunately, newspapers no longer have anything like a monopoly on delivering news to the public.

Gwyneth Paltrow Denounces America

Posted by Dave Blount at 7:15 PM

The latest insufferably elitist Hollyweird moonbat to insult the country that makes the entertainment industry's lavish lifestyle possible is actress Gwyneth Paltrow, who prefers Britain to her native USA because it's "not as capitalistic" and because "the British are much more intelligent and civilized than the Americans."

Next time you lay down $10 for a movie ticket, try not to think about how you're financing the limousines and caviar of useless airheads who despise their own audience.

Ever so much more sophisticated than the grubby capitalists who made her rich.

Update: Paltrow denies everything.

Drunken Forest-Dwelling Illegals Kill One of Their Own

Posted by Dave Blount at 12:56 PM

I've often heard moonbats express the wish that America would be "given back" to the Stone Age savages who inhabited this hemisphere before the arrival of Europeans. The way things are progressing, they might come close to getting their wish.

In Brewster, New York, police believe that Esmaraldo Salazar, whose body recently turned up in the Croton River, was drowned by a couple of his drinking buddies, illegal immigrants from Guatemala who were living in the woods on property belonging to the Metro-North Railroad commuter line.

Salazar and his pals were often seen hanging around drunk in downtown Brewster. While liberals fret about the lack of "affordable housing" for illegal invaders who spend every penny they come across on alcohol, residents express fear of going out and about in their own town. Local woods — including those behind the Garden Street Elementary School — are filling up with illegals who sometimes work as day laborers. Even the village's Hispanic liaison Victor Padilla admits:

The place is disgusting. You find human feces, garbage and beer cans.

However, Padilla holds that they only drink so much because they're "depressed," and that criticizing drunken bums who invade our country "is not going to change the situation."

True enough: the criticism should be saved for the moonbat bureaucrats who are allowing our country to sink toward savagery.

As noted previously, illegal aliens kill 12 Americans a day.

On a tip from Wiggins.

Anarchists Hate the U.S. Military Too

Posted by Dave Blount at 12:22 PM

The denizens of Nancy Pelosiland aren't the only moonbats who don't like the American military. The cartoons that can be found at offer a sample of the pathological views of leftists who call themselves "anarchists":




You can't help but wonder how long the vermin at Infoshop could stay out from in front of a firing squad under the sort of regimes our soldiers protect them from.

Hat tip: TDL News

Ludicrous Lawsuit of the Day

Posted by Dave Blount at 11:36 AM

It's never too late to loot taxpayers with a frivolous lawsuit. In Albany, New York, an appellate court voted 5-0 not to dismiss a claim filed by a guy named Thomas Wilson against the Vestal Central School District. His complaint? Nine years previously, his daughter's school had scheduled her for the same lunch period as another student who had been picking on her, and who subsequently pulled a chair out from under her in the cafeteria.

If only settlements could come out of the pockets of the nitwit judges who fail to laugh these suits out of court. No word on how many $millions Wilson is demanding.

On a tip from Wiggins.

Navy Rejects San Franfreakshow

Posted by Dave Blount at 11:15 AM

Secretary of the Navy Donald Winter rejected plans to commission the warship the Makin Island in San Francisco in favor of San Diego, in response to the relentless hostility shown toward the military by the folks who sent our next Speaker of the House to Congress.

The City by the Bay has refused to offer a home port to the WWII battleship Iowa and abolished JROTC programs in city high schools. Supervisor Gerardo Sandoval has called for disbanding the military, possibly in the hopes that the hippie body stench of his constituents will be enough to ward off enemies.

Hosting the commissioning of a warship is clearly an honor that Nancy Pelousyland does not deserve.

The mighty Makin Island.

On a tip from Wiggins.

December 2, 2006

Bureaucrats Ban Feeding the Hungry

Posted by Dave Blount at 9:53 AM

Not content to silence church bells, the bureauweenies of Fairfax County, Virginia have now forbidden food prepared in an unapproved home or church kitchen from being donated to the poor.

To prepare food for the hungry you will now be required to be approved by county health officials, involving who knows what expenses and Kafkaesque complications.

Ostensibly, the idea is to prevent food poisoning by forcing the homeless to eat out of trash cans instead of at church shelters. To quote the wise Ronald Reagan:

The nine most terrifying words in the English language are, "I'm from the government and I'm here to help."

A cynic might suspect that bureaucrats don't want people to be helped on a voluntary basis by churches. Charity is supposed to be coercive and run by the authorities.

On a tip from Wiggins.

Michael Richards to Offer Money to Hecklers

Posted by Dave Blount at 9:29 AM

The sordid case of Michael Richards grows more pathetic by the day. After ostentatiously licking the shoes of race hustlers Jesse Jackson and Al Sharpton, and even crawling on his knees on the dimwitted moonbat David Letterman's program, Richards is now planning to meet with the hecklers he called the unconscionable "n-word." Reportedly he will be offering them money.

When he insulted Jews, Richards made it all better by declaring that he's Jewish himself, despite not having Jewish parents or having converted. But apparently he didn't think declaring himself to be black would work.

Not satisfied to have totally destroyed what little was left of his career, Richards seems determined not to crawl off and die quietly until he has lowered our opinion of the entire human race.

Still on his knees, bleating for forgiveness.

On a tip from Wiggins.

"Bong Hits 4 Jesus" Case Goes All the Way to the Supremes

Posted by Dave Blount at 9:13 AM

Thanks to the moonbats on San Franfreakshow's Ninth Circuit, the absurd case of a punk who was suspended from high school for unfurling a banner reading "Bong Hits 4 Jesus" as the Olympic Torch passed through town will be wasting the time of the Supreme Court.

The kid was a senior when the event occurred four years ago, yet he is still suing merrily away. He got to the Ninth Circuit before anyone would take him seriously.

In other Ninth Circus news, Help! Mom! The Ninth Circuit Nabbed the Nativity by Katharine DeBrecht and Jim Hummel is out in time for the Christmas season.


On a tip from Wiggins.

December 1, 2006

Moonbats Assault Tom Tancredo Supporters at Michigan State

Posted by Dave Blount at 2:14 PM

The sort of campus thuggery we have seen at Columbia erupted at Michigan State University yesterday when Congressman Tom Tancredo (R-CO), the leading voice of sanity on the illegal immigration issue, attempted to speak at the law school.

In an attempt to prevent Tancredo from being heard, one heroic progressive pulled a fire alarm just prior to his speech. Student backers of the event were assaulted by moonbats. As Tancredo himself reports:

One was spit on, one was kicked, and one was punched. Tires were also slashed.

Tancredo's speech was interrupted with load shouting. Leftist goons wagged signs reading "Ignorant Racist" — reflecting their absurd contention that anyone who believes our borders should be defended from invasion is a racist.

The disruption was organized on the networking site Facebook, where the moonbats had declared in advance that Tancredo would not be allowed to speak.

Progressives' respect for freedom of expression is legendary when it involves treason or perversion, but as we see once again, it does not extend to allowing people to express views with which they disagree.

Tom Tancredo: A voice of sanity that moonbats want silenced.

On a tip from Wiggins.


With thanks to Slapstick Politics, here's video of moonbat vermin using Bolshevik tactics to prevent Rep. Tancredo from speaking.

Columbia Journalism Students Cheat on Ethics Test

Posted by Dave Blount at 12:29 PM

The elitist moonbats at Columbia University have made the news yet again, after graduate students in their highly esteemed journalism program got in trouble for cheating on an ethics exam.

Only in the Ivy League would students cheat on an open-book test in a pass–fail course.

To straighten out the corrupt students, Vice Dean David Klatell is ordering them to attend a special session of the class, which is taught by New York Times columnist Samuel G. Freedman.

The cheating occurred when students leaked the test questions ahead of others who had not yet started the clock on the 36 hours they had to complete the test. It looks like Freedman is doing a bang-up job of teaching Gray Lady ethics, considering the Times' reliance on illicit leaks.

Freedman's NY Times ethics are rubbing off.

On a tip from Bill V.

Muslims Insist Rape Stay Legal

Posted by Dave Blount at 10:20 AM

Attempts to introduce civilization into Muslim Pakistan are not going well.

One of the little perks of being a Muslim is that rape is essentially legal. Under sharia law (which is now spreading in Britain), rape cannot be proven without the testimony of four male witnesses. Prosecuting rape in a Muslim society is virtually impossible; if anyone is punished, it will be the woman for complaining.

Musharraf's government recently attempted to replace sharia with civil penal code where rape and adultery are concerned, but is apparently backing down under pressure from Muslim leaders who have issued a fatwa against the change, which they denounce as "un-Islamic," "immoral," and worst of all, evidence of "Western values infiltrating society."

Although it is hardly immoral to treat women at least as well as you would treat a dog, the imams are correct on the other two counts.

Convicted of adultery in neighboring Iran.

Church Bells Silenced

Posted by Dave Blount at 8:39 AM

So long as church bells ring, we'll know that Western Civilization is still breathing — which is why it's particularly disturbing that Fairfax County, Virginia has used a noise ordinance to stifle the bells at St. John Neumann's in Reston.

In 2004 the church spent $50,000 on a new bell system, which has not been used in 23 months now because the bells ring at a modest 60 decibels, slightly higher than the local 55-decibel limit. Amending this limit for the sake of the church was deemed likely to open the county to lawsuits.

Once again the ACLU imposes its militant hatred of Christianity through intimidation without lifting a finger.

Silenced in Virginia.

Ungracious in Victory

Posted by Dave Blount at 8:15 AM

To get an idea of what Dems would have inflicted upon our democracy if they hadn't carried the midterm elections, have a look at Florida's 13th Congressional District, which lies between Tampa and Fort Myers. There Republican Vern Buchanan narrowly won — so liberals are trying to overturn the election.

There have been two recounts, as demanded by Dems. These increased Buchanan's margin of victory. So now hard-left activists People for the American Way and the execrable ACLU are pretending that those who "undervoted" by not voting in this particular race wanted to cast a ballot for Buchanan's Dem opponent Christine Jennings, but were prevented by defective voting machines.

Undervoting is common in the district, and was probably increased by a particularly nasty campaign. Demographics make it likely that if forced to choose, most of those who didn't vote would have gone with Buchanan. A thorough auditing process has produced no evidence that the machines malfunctioned.

Yet Nancy Pelosi is treating Jennings as if she won. Close is good enough, according to the inappropriately named Democratic Party. Dems would settle for throwing the election out and starting over, in hopes of getting the results they want next time. But what they really want is still more appalling: they are asking a court to declare Jennings the winner based on statistical models they concocted that supposedly prove that if those who didn't vote had voted, Jennings would have won. You know, like the statistical models that prove the planet is going to burn up if we don't radically increase regulation and jack taxes through the ceiling.

Democracy only works if we all believe in it, and if all sides are willing to abide by the results of elections. It increasingly appears that Democrats only believe in democracy when they win.

On a tip from Varla.