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Thursday, August 25, 2005

Open Letter to Mary Sheehan

Open Letter To: The Bitch in the Ditch. You know who you are. You claim to support the soldiers in harms way. You are a liar. You don't give a damn about anyone but yourself. Not even your son, who by all accounts re-enlisted to serve as he felt he should. He is a hero. You are a glory-hound whore. Here is what support looks like. I have more to say about this From a reporter on the scene, instead of drinking at the hotel:

I saw Prosser's M4 on the ground, Where did that come from? I picked up Prosser's M4. It was empty. I saw only Prosser's bloody leg lying still,... "Give me some ammo! Give me a magazine!" I yelled, and the young 2nd lieutenant handed over a full 30-round magazine... I was going to run into the shop and shoot every man with a gun. And I was scared to death.
Read the whole thing at Michael Yon's site You'll hate it, because any one of the men, that Mr. Yon Describes, could be your son. And EVERY one of them understands what you never will. Some things ARE worth dying for. Freedom and the chance of advancing freedom is one of the best reasons there is. He is a free lance journalist that, when the stick got short and shitty, grabbed up arms and ran to the sound of battle. even though he isn't supposed to. He joined the fray to try and save the life of a soldier. God keep you in his protective sight, Michael! Now, let us look at your "support" Seditiously attacking our President in a time of DECLAIRED WAR. Your hero (not your son) John F'ing Kerry (who was in Viet Nam) even voted for this war. "We are waging Nuculer War in Iraq." ??? You said this why? Because Micheal Pig Moore said so? I see. so you are supplying oral sex -by saying this- to Micheal Moor, though he won't pay you for it other than 120 seconds in his next fraudumentary. Taste great? Less filling? Get used to it, you'll never get the taste out of your mouth. The Micheal Moors, and the Jane "Never met a soldier I wouldn't spit on" Fondas, and the Media have your number. Looks VERY cheap from here. Yo! Bitch! How many wounded soldiers have you gone to visit at hospitals just to comfort them and thank them for their service? Any? I wouldn't expect so. I would expect you totry and get them to whore for your cause. I wouldn't want to be you trying to recruit them onto your team. you might not like the reception you get. that would be the same as Jane when she spits on them. But those men will be the first to say you have the right to say what you want. Better men than me. I spit in your general direction. And I ask Gods blessing for your son. Also from that post of Michaels:
"I would be the one. The one to go back and speak. A pain beyond all previous now seized me. Sweet life itself, even the desperately sought chance to tell the tale, suddenly seemed unendurable alongside the pain of having to take leave of these whom I had come so to love."
Now, sit down and shut the fuck, up.

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Atkinson for governor

Of Oregon no less (and me with no dog in that fight). Gully wants posts so here we go. From all I've been able to gather, Senator Jason Atkinson is an alright guy. I've heared nothing bad about him, and he is favoured by people who's opinions I respect. Lots better than the incumbent... Check it out at Resistance is futile

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Light Posting...

the rest of the week. WORK... the worst 4 letter word

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Wednesday, August 24, 2005

Bob Hope tells it like it is

or, Linky love for the ages CLICK

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Tuesday, August 23, 2005

Some people have all the luck.

Jeff of Alphecca fame, has gone and scored one of the best "Free Trial Offers" I have ever heared of. He scored a trial run of a .50BMG rifle (DROOL) Click above to check it out. I am SO green with envy. Tam tip to: The Countertop Chronicals

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Monday, August 22, 2005

Talkin' to America

JewsFor the Preservation of Firearms Ownership has a new thing going... Called Talkin to America Files are in .MP3format, with transcripts linked on the page. Looks like a weekly update. I just downloaded both the available files, and will probably blog on them tomorrow.

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Sunday, August 21, 2005

Absolute power corupts absolutly

You know... I am rarely surprised by the things polititians do. In fact, I am usualy amazed that they don't do worse. S/he lied... DUH! Is a thief... DUH! Cheats on wife/husband/taxes/whatever... No Shit. Robs people of their property. Noting new here... Or, IS there? As I read the story that follows, below the fold, I felt a new sensation. My sight dimmed to where I could barely see the monitor. And at that, only through red haze. I finaly recognize what Kim Du Toit defines as a Red Curtain of Blood Read it for yourself. If you don't feel anger directed at the people that rule over the petty socialist state of New London, there is something wrong with you. Here's the whole thing...

A New (London) Low The Fairfield Weekly A refrigerator box under the bridge: The Kelo Seven prepares for the worst by Jonathan O'Connell - July 14, 2005 Read more... Those who believe in the adage "when it rains, it pours" might take the tale of the plaintiffs in Kelo v. New London as a cue to buy two of every animal and a load of wood from Home Depot. The U.S. Supreme Court recently found that the city's original seizure of private property was constitutional under the principal of eminent domain, and now New London is claiming that the affected homeowners were living on city land for the duration of the lawsuit and owe back rent. It's a new definition of chutzpah: Confiscate land and charge back rent for the years the owners fought confiscation. In some cases, their debt could amount to hundreds of thousands of dollars. Moreover, the homeowners are being offered buyouts based on the market rate as it was in 2000 . The hard rains started falling that year, when Matt Dery and his neighbors in Fort Trumbull learned that the city planned to replace their homes with a hotel, a conference center, offices and upscale housing that would complement the adjoining Pfizer Inc. research facility. The city, citing eminent domain, condemned their homes, told them to move and began leveling surrounding houses. Dery and six of his neighbors fought the takeover, but five years later, on June 23, the downpour of misfortune continued as the U.S. Supreme Court ruled 5-4 that the city could claim the property for economic development. Dery owns four buildings on the project site, including his home and the birthplace and lifelong home of his 87-year-old mother, Wilhelmina. Dery plans to make every remaining effort to keep his land, but with few legal options remaining, he's planning for the worst. And for good reason. It's reasonable to think that people who purchased property years ago (in some cases, decades ago) would be in a position to cash in, especially since they're being forced from their homes. But that's not the case. The New London Development Corp., the semi-public organization hired by the city to facilitate the deal, is offering residents the market rate as it was in 2000, as state law requires. That rate pales in comparison to what the units are now worth, owing largely to the relentless housing bubble that has yet to burst. "I can't replace what I have in this market for three times [the 2000 assessment]," says Dery, 48, who works as a home delivery sales manager for the New London Day . He soothes himself with humor: "It's a lot like what I like to do in the stock market: buy high and sell low." And there are more storms on the horizon. In June 2004, NLDC sent the seven affected residents a letter indicating that after the completion of the case, the city would expect to receive retroactive "use and occupancy" payments (also known as "rent") from the residents. In the letter, lawyers argued that because the takeover took place in 2000, the residents had been living on city property for nearly five years, and would therefore owe rent for the duration of their stay at the close of the trial. Any money made from tenantssome residents' only form of incomewould also have to be paid to the city. With language seemingly lifted straight from The Goonies , NLDC's lawyers wrote, "We know your clients did not expect to live in city-owned property for free, or rent out that property and pocket the profits, if they ultimately lost the case." They warned that "this problem will only get worse with the passage of time," and that the city was prepared to sue for the money if need be. A lawyer for the residents, Scott Bullock, responded to the letter on July 8, 2004, asserting that the NLDC had agreed to forgo rents as part of a pretrial agreement in which the residents in turn agreed to a hastened trial schedule. Bullock called the NLDC's effort at obtaining back rent "a new low." "It seems like it is simply a desperate attempt by a nearly broke organization to try to come up with more funds to perpetuate its own existence," Bullock wrote. He vowed to respond to any lawsuit with another. With the case nearly closed, the NLDC may soon make good on its promise to sue. Jeremy Paul, an associate UConn law dean who teaches property law, says it's not clear who might prevail in a legal battle over rent. "From a political standpoint, the city might be better off trying to reach some settlement with the homeowners," he says. An NLDC estimate assessed Dery for $6,100 per month since the takeover, a debt of more than $300K. One of his neighbors, case namesake Susette Kelo, who owns a single-family house with her husband, learned she would owe in the ballpark of 57 grand. "I'd leave here broke," says Kelo. "I wouldn't have a home or any money to get one. I could probably get a large-size refrigerator box and live under the bridge." That's one way to get out of the rain.
Now, the way I see it, some living person had to sign those letters for them to be even the fakelegal they are claiming to be. That person needs to be aborted for the health of society. Then that persons replacement needs to be aborted. and on until they learn that they cannot run rough-shod over us. Municipalities nation wide are watching. If New London gets away with this others will follow suit, just as they did with the land grabs. Don't talk to ANYONE about it, just do it. And KEEP YOUR MOUTH SHUT! The Redcoats are comming, HELL, They're here!

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Thursday, August 18, 2005

Former Marine accused

of downing sheriff’s helicopter in NM or, Stupid is as stupid doed, part dux I blogged on this, HERE, and said B.S. Mea culpa. I was evidently wrong. From the Marine Times...

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A man accused of shooting down a sheriff’s helicopter is a former Marine marksman who said he witnessed the crash and bragged to investigators that it would be no problem for him to “make that shot,” according to sheriff’s records. Jason Kerns, 29, was arrested late Monday. He faces charges of assault with intent to commit a violent felony upon an officer, criminal damage to property and tampering with evidence in the Aug. 6 shooting. Bernalillo County, N.M., authorities said they recovered several firearms from Kerns’ home, including a rifle they believe was involved in the shooting, along with boxes of ammunition.
So, there it is. This asshat shot down a police helecopter. And forgot RULE ONE. (KYMS) I was wrong, thinking it was a pisol shot that was being claimed. i agree with the story that the pilot was DAMNED LUCKY the round hit the rudder peddle. Svengali I ain't Good Night.

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Stupid is as stupid does...

Posted in toto, who knows how long the link will work. This just in from Keep and Bear Arms

These Gun Laws Would Make Us Safe Editor, Times-Dispatch: Speed kills; drugs kill. Guns also kill. When guns kill, someone pulls a trigger -- sometimes accidentally, other times intentionally. Most folks dislike the notion of death -- especially unusual, unavoidable, and unnatural death. As guns are instrumental in bringing about a frightening number of unnatural deaths, most folks would agree that we need some measures to alleviate this kind of death. Two measures effectively would eliminate the scourge of deaths caused by guns: (1) Get rid of guns, and (2) get rid of ammunition. There are other instruments that kill, of course. Rocks, knives, and sticks always will be available. We can't control those, but we can control guns. We could get rid of guns through confiscation and destruction, and could make the manufacture of guns and ammunition illegal. Then we could maintain armories where hobbyists, collectors, and hunters would be required to store their arms under lock and key, to be used only through approved procedures and only if returned after use. All infractions would need to be punished rigorously. All transactions would be handled through government-operated venues. If the above were accomplished, I would feel much better about the world we have made for our granchildren. Do I own a gun? No -- and I never will. Allan Ross. richmond.
Now, I wonder if a) this is his real name? b) What woman would be stupid enough to marry him and have his children when he comes right out and says he can not protect them and never intends to be able to!?! c) If I'll be able to not throw up befo... Ok, I'm back. Where was I? Oh, d) How long before Mr. Ross of Richmond, Va. gets an unwelcome visitor that insists an Mr. Ross donating everything including his wife and children to the visitors cause? Hey, Mr. Ross, #6 shot is an excelent goblin repelent. But you won't know, you will die on your knees. Sheep. BA-A-A!

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blonde sagacity™: In the Sandbox...

blonde sagacity™: In the Sandbox... Is where I have stolen this from. In fact, I lifted the whole thing... If I have done wrong, ALa, Let me know, and I'll kill it... Wednesday, August 17, 2005

In the Sandbox... This "Letter of Apology" was written by Lieutenant General Chuck Pitman, US Marine Corps, Retired: "For good and ill, the Iraqi prisoner abuse mess will remain an issue. On the one hand, right thinking Americans will abhor the stupidity of the actions while on the other hand, political glee will take control and fashion this < minor event into some modern day massacre. I humbly offer my opinion here:
I have more to say about this Read more...
I am sorry that the last seven times we Americans took up arms and sacrificed the blood of our youth, it was in the defense of Muslims (Bosnia, Kosovo, Gulf War 1, Kuwait, etc.). I am sorry that no such call for an apology upon the extremists came after 9/11. I am sorry that all of the murderers on 9/11 were Islamic Arabs. I am sorry that most Arabs and Muslims have to live in squalor under savage dictatorships. I am sorry that their leaders squander their wealth. I am sorry that their governments breed hate for the US in their religious schools, mosques, and government-controlled media. I am sorry that Yassar Arafat was kicked out of every Arab country and high-jacked the Palestinian "cause." I am sorry that no other Arab country will take in or offer more than a token amount of financial help to those same Palestinians. I am sorry that the USA has to step in and be the biggest financial supporter of poverty stricken Arabs while the insanely wealthy Arabs blame the USA for all their problems. I am sorry that our own left wing, our media, and our own brainwashed masses do not understand any of this (from the misleading vocal elements of our society like radical professors, CNN and the NY TIMES). I am sorry the United Nations scammed the poor people of Iraq out of the "food for oil" money so they could get rich while the common folk suffered. I am sorry that some Arab governments pay the families of homicide bombers upon their death. I am sorry that those same bombers are brainwashed thinking they will receive 72 virgins in "paradise." I am sorry that the homicide bombers think pregnant women, babies, children, the elderly and other noncombatant civilians are legitimate targets. I am sorry that our troops die to free more Arabs from the gang rape rooms and the filling of mass graves of dissidents of their own making. I am sorry that Muslim extremists have killed more Arabs than any other group. I am sorry that foreign trained terrorists are trying to seize control of Iraq and return it to a terrorist state. I am sorry we don't drop a few dozen Daisy cutters on Fallujah. I am sorry every time terrorists hide they find a convenient "Holy Site." I am sorry they didn't apologize for driving a jet into the World Trade Center that collapsed and severely damaged Saint Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church - one of our Holy Sies. I am sorry they didn't apologize for flight 93 and 175, the USS Cole, the embassy bombings, the murders and beheadings of Nick Berg and Daniel Pearl, etc....etc! I am sorry Michael Moore is American; he could feed a medium sized village in Africa. America will get past this latest absurdity. We will punish those responsible because that is what we do. We hang out our dirty laundry for the entire world to see. We move on. That's one of the reasons we are hated so much. We don't hide this stuff like all those Arab countries that are now demanding an apology. Deep down inside, when most Americans saw this reported in the news, we were like - so what? We lost hundreds and made fun of a few prisoners. Sure, it was wrong, sure, it dramatically hurts our cause, but until captured we were trying to kill these same prisoners. Now we're supposed to wring our hands because a few were humiliated? Our compassion is tempered with the vivid memories of our own people killed, mutilated and burnt amongst a joyous crowd of celebrating Fallujahans. If you want an apology from this American, you're going to have a long wait! You have a better chance of finding those seventy-two virgins. -Chuck Pitman Lieutenant General, USMC (Ret) (Care of Free0352)
Semper fi, General. Semper fi.

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Wednesday, August 17, 2005

I was right

Kevin just annihilated Alex. Damn, I wish I could argue like that. Anyone think I'm wrong?

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Tuesday, August 16, 2005

The GREAT DEBATE is on!

Kevin and Alex are at it again... And the debate rages on... Round one goes to Kevin on points because Alex never made one. Alex leads off round two with a wide swinging windmill of missed opportunity. Jaysouse! Even my public school educated son can take that mess apart... I'll only address one area towards the end. From Alex:

And I love the way you just decide that the phrase in the beginning of the sentence is 'explanatory'. Really? Why didn't the court think so in United States v. Miller? It saw the phrase about the militia and observed that [w]ith obvious purpose to assure the continuation and render possible the effectiveness of such forces the declaration and guarantee of the second amendment were made. It must be interpreted WITH THAT END IN VIEW (emphasis added). So the court said, rather clearly, that the second amendment must be viewed restrictively, as serving the purpose of supporting a well regulated militia
Nope, what the court said was that Absent any evidence that such a device (sawed-off shotgun )was usseful to the maintenance of a well regulated militia... I have more to say about this Read more... The key here is in italics. Miller was not there at the hearing. Nor was his attorney. No one there but the judges and the U.S.atorney. And the U.S. atorney lied, saying that a sawed off shotgun was of no value or use to the military. In spite of the fact that sawed off shotguns were standard issue in WW 1 for trench fighters. Imagin that, a lawyer lied. And under oath, too. Bill wasn't the first. I am awarding round two to Keven even befor his post is up. Alex, I hope I never meet you as the feelings of pity I have for you might just be too much for me to bear. You are a sheep. Baaaaaa!

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Monday, August 15, 2005

Does concealed gun advice come with responsibility talk?

Oh, My... Fisk time. From the Henderson Dispatch in North Carrolina comes this 'oh so reasonable' editorial.

Does concealed gun advice come with responsibility talk?
Are all the adults in your community mentaly little children? Don't touch, you'll get burned...
Resting on the desk of Gov. Mike Easley, awaiting his signature, is a bill passed Friday by the North Carolina General Assembly. The pending law would require local clerks of court to provide information to domestic violence victims on how to obtain temporary concealed weapons permits. The bill was approved by the Senate on a 43-4 vote, and also adds protective orders to the evidence a sheriff can consider when determining whether to issue a 90-day permit for a concealed weapon. Domestic violence victims already qualified for such a permit. But now, it seems, the government is practically endorsing them.
So? Your point is..? What? I have more to say about this. Read more...
This newspaper has in the past taken a staunch stand on the side of gun rights. We believe that responsible Americans are entitled to keep and bear firearms.
Well good for you!
But...
OK , class, repete after me. "Everything before 'but' is Bullshit.
But it is potentially quite irresponsible to recommend firearms ownership to those who aren't prepared for the responsibility. And that clearly might happen in the case of domestic violence victims.
Therefore you oh so wise editors think that those who realy need protection should be not allowed their Costitutional right of arms to guarantee theirnatural right to life? Oh, I get it... the death or maiming of a Domesticviolence victim sells more papers than when a woman kills her attacker. Back to the Barbara Streisand...
There is no doubt these women - and the occasional man - need protection from their assailant. There's also little doubt that law enforcement can't always be there to provide that protection. And there certainly are known cases in which women have saved their own lives and possibly the lives of others, including their children, by wielding or even discharging a firearm when in danger.
Yes, thereby proving that having a gun saves lives.
So we firmly believe that women who are up to the task - who not only have some knowledge of firearms, but are psychologically prepared to responsibly use the gun when under pressure - should absolutely qualify for a concealed weapons permit.
Sniff, sniff... Another smelly 'but?
But what percentage of women - or men, for that matter - fit that description? Should the government really be requiring clerks to notify every domestic violence victim of her right to pack a hidden gun, when common sense tells us that many of these women aren't well-suited to carry concealed weapons? Doesn't the state risk escalating the violence in some cases rather than abating it?
Yep, I was right... another smelly batch of bullshit.
Domestic violence prevention groups didn't seek this legislation. If the activists whose calling is to protect victimized women however they can didn't ask for this law, then chances are it's a law domestic violence victims didn't need.
No, it's alaw that domestic violence prevention groupsdidn't want... Enablig woment to care for themselves would put these slime out of work! These people do some good work in protectingwomen, by hiding them in shelters, or getting them set up with a lawyer or whatever. but (Ahh my own smelly but...) if they brought these womwn into a shelter, gave them a NRAbasic pistol course, took them to a gun shop and bought them an inexpensive handgun and ammo, before turning them outto face the day, I would be more impressed. Back to the story...
If clerks of court will be required to tell domestic violence victims of their right to seek a concealed weapons permit, then they also should be provided with information to give those women about where they can go for training with a weapon. And it wouldn't hurt to mention to the women that "self-defense" isn't always an air-tight explanation to law enforcement after you've shot somebody - even if it's true. ©Copyright © 2005- The Daily Dispatch.
Any NRA Certified Pistol Instructors in N.C. tried to get a bureaucrat to send business his way? And as for that 'Air-tight explanation?" I get the feeling that the editors of this fish wrap have their minds made up long ago. I am an NRA Certified Instructor in Basic Pistol, and Personal Protection in the Home. The day Ohio passed CCW, I went to the Sheriffs' Office, to offer free training to any woman aplying for a temporary emergency handgun licence. This was so inexperienced women, or worse, women with no experience with handguns could get the training they needed to safely handle a gun. They called me every dirty name you could think of. Later, at one of his fundraisers, I explained to the sheriff that I couldn't donate to his re-election campaign, and why. He appologised for his employees disrespect, and tried to tell me that for his office to refer people to me for training could be construed as an endorsment of my class. I said I understood his position, and I hope he understood mine as I wrote out a $100.00 check in front of him. To his opponent, the Republican candidate. (Who lost, big surprise) After being snubbed bythe Sheriffs' Office, I contacted the three womens shelter groups in my county. Man, You'd think I had Leprosy the way those people acted... Professional Victim pimps. Their livelyhood depends on victims to go to them. They then use those victims to extort money from he county coffers. Slime. Worse than those lawyes that give the rest a bad name. And don't get me started on the lawyers that troll those shelters... /rant Back to the fisk... I would like toknow from the editor of that paper, just who the fuck he thinks he is to suggest that peoples rights to life, defense of life and access to the tools needed to defend life are conditional on what HE FEELS is proper FOR THEM? story found on Keep and Bear Arms

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Sunday, August 14, 2005

Discovering help along the way

Now, I've only been Blogging about a month. Still the newbe, the tryo, whatever. Help files generaly seem to be written on a per word basis (more words, more money) So I started looking around at other blogs to find out how they do it. I don't even know how I got to The Bad Example's blog, but boy am I glad I did. Read more... Harvey has a literal school for the blogger newbe at the top of the right column of his blog. Anyone new to blogging NEEDS to read through it. The best 'tip' he gives is one I whole heartedly support. Download Note Tab Light to typeout your blog entry while you are off line. Then just copy and paste what you wrote to your blog whenever ou have a chance. I am using Note Tab Light to do this post. Andevery post you, the reader, will ever see in the future. No spell checkerin the free version, with my stutter fingers, I may just have to spring for the upgrade. We will see what the future holds. Harvey, My thanks for an excelent education on the art of blogging. May I humbly beg that you add me as a Bad Example Groupie? Have fun, folks. Thatis the most important lesson Harvey, or any one else could relate to you.

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No WMD? Maybe, Maybe not

From the Idaho State Journal comes this news...

IDAHO FALLS -A former Iraqi nuclear scientist told a crowd here that Iraq was on the brink of having a nuclear bomb just before the 1991 invasion of the country by U.S. and allied forces. Mahdi Obeidi, who worked under Saddam Hussein, spoke to a full house gathered at the World Nuclear University Summer Institute Monday. "Iraq was on the verge of having a nuclear bomb," he said. "The world will never know what Saddam would have done." In June 2003, Obeidi contacted a former United Nations Weapons inspector and told him there was part of a gas centrifuge system for enriching uranium and blueprints hidden under a rose bush in his garden. He put them there 12 years earlier just before the Desert Storm invasion, under orders from Hussein Kamel, Saddam Hussein's son-in-law.
I have something to say about this... Read more... Mahdi Obeidi... ...Mahdi Obeidi! Haay! I remember him! According to Chucky Shumer, he's just another wacko hired by the right to discredit John Kerry (-who served in Viet Nam) claiming that he had nuclear production stuff in his rose garden.
In June 2003, Obeidi contacted a former United Nations Weapons inspector and told him there was part of a gas centrifuge system for enriching uranium and blueprints hidden under a rose bush in his garden. He put them there 12 years earlier just before the Desert Storm invasion, under orders from Hussein Kamel, Saddam Hussein's son-in-law.
"We understood the consequences of failure. We had talented men and women who worked under the greatest motivation known to man. Fear for their lives and families."
They had the tools, they had the knowledge, they were working hard to put them together... Working hard with good reason. Theen us damn imperialist Americans interupted their little party... It seems, Just in time.
During questions, an audience member asked why, if Saddam had no weapons in 2003, did he not allow inspectors into Iraq. Obeidi responded simply, "Because he was a lunatic."
SO, If you were Bush, what would you have done?

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Effort to take Breyer's home moving ahead

From World Net Daily via Thought You Should Know news Take his house, he said it's O.K Ah, the ghost of past decisons...

The effort to seize the vacation home of Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer is moving ahead toward the goal of a public vote in March.
Hey Breyer, You put the nickle in THAT jukebox... Thisone is too easy. Read more...
"Property rights are very important," said Babiarz, who would like Breyer's land to become a public park. "It's got to go from talk to action. ... I think the justices don't realize the impact [of their decision]."
Hey, You meen to tell me that actons have concequenses? who'd a thunk it! I don't think the justices have any idea just how pissed off americans are at the Kelo v. New London decision. Just compensation, perhaps? I continue...
Justice Breyer, who owns 167 acres in the Connecticut River Valley in Plainfield, N.H., is the second Supreme Court justice to be targeted for property seizure. Justice David Souter's home is also in the crosshairs of a California entrepreneur who's looking to build the "Lost Liberty Hotel" on Souter's land in the town of Weare, N.H.
I have been trying to buy stock in the company working on building the Lost Liberty Hotel. I believe that oncebuilt, you would be trying for reservations years in advance. No answers to my letter, e-mails or phone calls... Ahh, I'm just a peon. Now how did I miss THIS Bombshell?
As WND exclusively reported this week, Breyer made news beyond eminent domain by saying not all rulings from America's highest court are correct, admitting judges don't have "some great special insight," and he defended the practice of studying courts in foreign countries to help decide cases in the United States.
"Nt all rulings from ~ are correct>"-Breyer NO SHIT! -America Defending the practice of studying forign law? Keep that up, pal, and you gonna have bigger problems than where to live... You can study it all you want. The only LAW you need to know, and cite, is the CONSTITUTION! If you cannot do this one simple thing, YOU'RE FIRED. And leave the keys on the counter when you go.

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Misc. Cleanup of page...

So, one of the things I figgered out is that I tend to get a little long winded. This makes my page a littlehard to read. AfterI got hit with a cluebat, I am trying to figure out extended entries. Click to see if it worked. Read more... If you can read this, IT WORKED! Many thanks to the Mad Ogre for his invaluable help though he never knew it! Now, hopefuly I can clean this place up a little.

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Saturday, August 13, 2005

Calling BarbaraStreisand on helecopter shoot down.

I've waited to post on this story. Waiting for the facts to be reported. Waiting for photos to be published. (Yawn... ) From CNN (A trustworthy source)[/sarcasm] Wednsday, Aug. 10,2005

(CNN) -- A Bernalillo County Sheriff's Department helicopter that crashed Saturday in the yard of an Albuquerque home was brought down by a bullet, Sheriff Darren White said late Tuesday.
Think so? Why?
At a news conference in New Mexico, White showed pictures of where a bullet penetrated the windshield of the aircraft, known as Metro One, and shattered on a pedal the pilot uses to fly the helicopter. The inside of the cockpit tested positive for lead fragments, according to forensic tests, and pilot Chris Holland and Deputy Ward Pfefferle suffered shrapnel wounds.
Can I see those photos? No? Why not? Penetrated the windshield but only dented the pedal? Hmm... maybe a pistol round...
White did not specifically explain how the bullet brought Metro One down Saturday night.
Still working on a plausible story, Sheriff? I join Head calling B.S. on this one for all his reasons. Wonder what this sheriff's position is on an armed citizenry? Think about this. If you want to shoot down a helecopter with a handgun, it may just be possible to do the described damage if you are within oh say 100 feet ...max(DAMN! what a lucky shot) The helecopter ws reported to be at 400 feet altitude...(was he realy?) If that helecopter had been hit with a .30 cal rifle, the pilot would have a good sized hole in his leg. If shot by a .50BMG round, the pilot would be holding his leg in his hands (what he could find of it). My guess? If the hole in the windscreen, and dented pedal were caused by gunfire, and not something else, it happened after the helecopter was on the ground. (Post crash) Looks like CYA from here, so I say "BULLSHIT!" sheriff. Nice try.

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Running for office

I have come to the conclusion that the only way for me to get any kind of attention from my elected congress critters is to run for an office. In my journey thru life, and discovering the most exciting bloodsport in existance(politics) I have decided that I have a strong conservative leaning. Currently, this is represented best by the Republican party. Though, Conservative Democrats like Zel Miller have earned even greater respect from me. The GOP does not seem to want to be winners. We work our asses off to get Repubs elected, and they run off and follow one of two roads. Either they turn to trying to control the whole world thru enlarging government power, (Statist R.) or they Cry for more Authority like a liberal(Statist D). The one thing they will not do, is talk to any one in their district who has not donated $1000.00. Unles you are a member of your county central committee. So, I am running for my precincts Republican committee seat. It is currently empty, but when I asked at the couny party Hq. to be appointed, I was turned down. (Insert lame excuse here) No one else has expressed any interest at all in the position, but I have no political connection or capital except a LOT of volunteer time. "Thanks for the 250 ours of phone bank time, see you in '08!" Your ass... I'll be seeing you alot sooner than that... to paraphrase Kipling- Into the fray rode the hundred... This is going to be so much fun!

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IAAMOAC

By David Brin, Just ONE of my favorite authors

"My Parting Thoughts I believe it's good that we have a rambunctious society, filled with individualistic and opinionated people. Serenity is nice -- we all need some -- but to hold it up above all other values has become a cheap cliché. Serenity alone never brought progress. Hermits on hilltops never solved a problem. The adversarial process -- the tug and push of contrary views -- helps us to improve, both as individuals and as a culture. Criticism is the only known antidote to error -- elites shunned it, and their evasion spread ruin across history. We do each other a great favor (though it's not always appreciated) when we help find each others' mistakes. And yet... And yet, it also seems to me that we'd all be a lot happier, and better off, and more capable of dealing with criticism if each of us were to remember, now and then, to say the following phrase: "I am a member of a civilization." (IAAMOAC)"
I LIKE it... IAAMOAC. I think I'll use that for a tagline... I will also be exploring some of Mr. Brins' thoughts on privacy in an upcoming post. IAAMOAC

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We are the ones responsible

"Each time the lesson is the same one: that professionals should attend to their professionalism, or else the citizens and consumers who pay their wages will find out and -- eventually -- hold them accountable."
And holding accountable is our job/duty/fun.If we don'thold the bad guys accountable, then anything they do in the future from THAT point is our fault. Eg. An elected judge puts child molesters back on the street regularly for whatever excuse. The collective 'We' keep re-electing him. A child gets raped and killed. Our fault. New judge that will "put 'em away for ever", or kill the perp.
"What people really want is to be empowered to catch the Peeping Toms, to hold accountable any elite that might abuse power, whether corporate or governmental or individual."
WE THE PEOPLE have the RIGHT to hold such cirminals accountable for their anti-social activities. We DELEGATE that right as an authority and power to Government in order to have the right be more effectively enforced. Unfortunately, Government elietists always try to grab more power at our expense. So our job is to hold them (the government elites) accountable. Our founding fathers recognized the liklelyhood of Government employees lusting for power, this is the reason they included as a pre existing right the 2nd Amendment. Because the threat of being shot for invading peoples rights is all that keeps the bureau-rats in any kind of check. Law and justice are not a threat to the bureaurats. Why should it be? The FBI sniper Lon Hoourochi got a promotion for killing a woman holding a baby when she was no threat to anyone. He still walks the streets. Janet Reno is still walking the streets, too, after kidnapping a little boy and sending him off to live in a dicatorship. Oh, yeah, she also killed by arson, and gunfire 83 people, one of whome was suspected of not paying a $200.00 tax. I forget how many of the 83 were children ( the ones she 'did it for'). Too many of these types are walking around because we didn't hold them accountable. Maybe it is time we did. Read John Ross' "Unintended Consequenses" Keep your mouth shut.

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Worth a Fart in a Wind Storm

Ok,working on the links. Trying to get a little love... I know I'm not the best blogger out there, but I'm not the worst, either. Hell, I've only been doing this for a month! Added BlogRoll to the sidebar. Put Michael Yon at the top of the permanent reads... Looked in Sandy Burglars' pants for the Able Danger documents. Etc...

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Wednesday, August 10, 2005

If you read no other blog

Read This one By Michael Yon. This from his blog profile: Name:Michael Yon Michael Yon, author of "Danger Close," is currently in Iraq. Email: MichaelYonIraq@hotmail.com Michael Yon is an independent, informed observer chronicling the monumentally important events in the efforts to stabilize Iraq. His dispatches have the benefit of his life experiences without drawbacks based on deadlines or demands of marketplace. The cost of these dispatches is borne solely by Michael. Readers who enjoy these dispatches and want to support Michael's mission in Iraq, can make a contribution using the PayPal links which are [available on his site,-click-] Michaels' writingis intense, and obviously true. In the vein of Edward murrough, he leaves you at the end of one of his dispatches chewing your knuckles waiting for the next one. phto by Michael YonKnowing that, because of where he is (Iraq) and where he goes (out with the troops) I might not get the next dispatch. This is one of his pics... go read his blog to find out just what the terrorists are doing with transcievers and tone pads. If you want to know what the view is from the ground at the front, here it is.

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Voter rights watch

Clair, over at e-Biscuit has obviously been sharpening up her rapier wit... And Harry Belafonte can kiss my a$$, right beside Je$$e JACK...$n, and Al "Kill the Jews $hap$ter.

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Monday, August 08, 2005

CBS, .50 cals, and the strange witness

Dave Hardy, over at Of arms and the Law has an interesting post with the above title. In fact, to save me a lot of typing, click it and enjoy. Back? Good. Crimminals give campaign contributions to Democrats... Go figure. Where is Dan Rather whjen you need him?

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Put Down Yer Coffee

Before readin this over at BMEWS... Don't say I didn't warn ya!

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All bow to kiss my ass 5 times a day

The American Drumslinger has posted a few pics of rapist worshiping warmongers on his site... I can only think " Damn, and no crew serves weapons..."

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Air Amerika bumpersticker contest

Says Anything has it going... Here's my entry. GAK! Listening to Al franenfurter is worser than ... .... (Damn!) Ya know, having to listen to NPR at work was bad enough, but now the boss puts on THIS crap... Dang Clear Channel for giving them an outlet.

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Saturday, August 06, 2005

Mr. Cramer hits it 'Outa de park'!

Talk about something hiding in plain sight... Click the title and read Claytons' reasoning. I think he is brilliant. An ethical source for embrionic stem cells for research. Clayton Cramer, you are a hero. The big hoopla over embrionic stem cells is "Where to get them" Now the question has been answered. Update: Another Home Run for Clayton

You might almost get the impression that some people who are screeching about the importance of using embryonic stem cells from abortions are more interested in justifying abortion, than in getting a source of embryonic stem cells.
I've been thinking this for a few years, now...

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Ain't it the truth?

Personally, I think the libs/commies will have fits over ANYONE Bush nominates. So, just for fun, lets nominate oh, say, KARL ROVE for Chief Justice... Just to see the left vaporlock. Oh, here's the link for Mallard Fillmore

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Friday, August 05, 2005

Hey Muslims, THIS is what we're talking about!

Via Yaoo News From the S.F.Chronicle, dateline Scott Wilson, Washington Post Friday, August 5, 2005

"AWOL Israeli soldier opens fire in A bus -- 4 killed, 13 wounded"
You've heard the story by now, I'm sure. What I'd like you to notice is the reactions of the persons quoted in the story. First, here's what happened:
"Zada, 19, was absent without leave from the Israeli army when he opened fire Thursday, killing four people and wounding thirteen more. Passengers immediately swarmed the gunman, killing him before he could leave the bus."
On that bus were Arabs,(Muslims) Jews, and Christians. Maybe even a Buddhist. Point is,they swarmed his ass and beat him to death. So far so good. But now here's the point.
"Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon called the shooting "a reprehensible act by a bloodthirsty Jewish terrorist who sought to attack innocent Israeli citizens."
Note that Mr. Sharon didn't say "innocent Muslims", or "innocent Arabs", or "innocent Jews". He said "innocent Israeli Citizens."
"Zada's [the gunman] father, Yitzhak, told the Associated Press his son had run away from his army unit several weeks ago after being told he would have to participate in the Gaza pullout. He said that he had informed army officials of his son's whereabouts and told them to repossess his weapon."
His father "called the cops" on him because the father was worried he would do something bad. I guess he was right. More from the story:
"In his statement, Sharon called the attack "a terrorist event" and said it was "a deliberate attempt to harm the fabric of relations among all Israeli citizens. Terrorism by civilians against civilians is the most dangerous thing affecting the future of the state of Israel and its stability as a democracy."
Hmm... Quite right. But this is what we expect for leaders of countries. What do other people have to say?
The attack also was condemned by leaders of the Yesha Council, the umbrella organization of Jewish settlements in the West Bank and Gaza. The council has staged large demonstrations against the disengagement plan, which Sharon has said is needed to ensure Israel's security and the long-term viability of its Jewish majority.
Even people who might be expected to sympathize with the terrorist are condemning him.
"Bentzi Lieberman, the head of the council, said, "Murder is murder is murder, and there can be no other response but to denounce it completely and express revulsion."
THIS is what want to hear. If Muslims fear a 'backlash' from the actions of Muslim terrorists, they should follow the lead of the Israelis. Denounce and condemn them. No dancing in the streets. No Martyrs for Allah. None of that shit. If you know or suspect someone is going to commit a terrorist attack, notify the police. Or, kill the terrorists yourself if you can, THEN call the police. Denounce and condemn any terrorists in the strongest of terms, but no "I understand them" crap. Oppose the terrorists at every opportunity. If you don't, we can only think that you are their supporters or a terrorist yourself. And 'Backlash' wouldn't begin to describe what will happen then. "Murder is murder is murder." absolutly correct. The ball is in the Muslim court. Fatwahs welcome, I can hit a man sized target at 600 yards every time. And I dip all my bullets and knives in bacon grease

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Armor piercing?

David Codera, has some neat stuff over at his site, War on Guns Amongst other things, he mentions that there may be a discussion brewing between JPFO and Gun Law News. Basicaly, JPFO thinks that when dealing with the testing for and definition of "Armor Piercing Bullets," the new law gives way too much power to the AG. Gun LawNews feels that is not true and that no changes have been made and there's nothing to worry about. Hmmm..... Here's my comment post on Davids'site:

I read the JPFO e-mail alert with some trepidation. While I don't think the current administration would try to test using a level one vest, I am also certain that the previous admin. (BC) would have. The Waco killer/ Elian kidnapper would have LOVED the way this section 6 is phrased.
This one worries me. I'd sooner trust a used car salesman than a politico that says, "Trust me..." Stock up folks, and remember to rotate your stock.

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Thursday, August 04, 2005

Truth, Lies & Common Sense

This looks like an interesting place... How does he get a 3 column blog? Trying out Blogexplosion, seems interesting... There'sa link on the left.

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OC Chronicle: Steven Vincent, RIP

OC Chronicle: Steven Vincent, RIP Via Sondra K

"Words matter. Words convey moral clarity. Without moral clarity, we will not succeed in Iraq. That is why the terms the press uses to cover this conflict are so vital. For example, take the word "guerillas." As you noted, mainstream media sources like the New York Times often use the terms "insurgents" or "guerillas" to describe the Sunni Triangle gunmen, as if these murderous thugs represented a traditional national liberation movement. But when the Times reports on similar groups of masked reactionary killers operating in Latin American countries, they utilize the phrase "paramilitary death squads." Same murderers, different designations. Yet of the two, "insurgents" and especially "guerillas" has a claim on our sympathies that "paramilitaries" lacks. This is not semantics: imagine if the media routinely called the Sunni Triangle gunmen "right wing paramilitary death squads." Not only would the description be more accurate, but it would offer the American public a clear idea of the enemy in Iraq. And that, in turn, would bolster public attitudes toward the war. Supporters of the conflict in Iraq bear much blame for allowing the terminology ---and, by extension, the narrative--- of events to slip from our grasp and into the hands of the anti-war camp. Words and ideas matter. Instead of saying that the Coalition "invaded" Iraq and "occupies" it today, we could more precisely claim that the allies liberated the country and are currently reconstructing it. More than cosmetic changes, these definitions reflect the nobility of our effort in Iraq, and steal rhetorical ammunition from the left. The most despicable misuse of terminology, however, occurs when Leftists call the Saddamites and foreign jihadists "the resistance" What an example of moral inversion! For the fact is, paramilitary death squads are attacking the Iraqi people. And those who oppose the killers--the Iraqi police and National Guardsmen, members of the Allawi government, people like Nour--- they are the "resistance." They are preventing Islamofascists from seizing Iraq, they are resisting evil men from turning the entire nation into a mass slaughterhouse like we saw in re-liberated Falluja. Anyone who cares about success in our struggle against Islamofascism, or upholds principles of moral clarity and lucid thought--- should combat such Orwellian distortions of our language..."
interesting that the journalists that go out into the fray, and tell the truth of what they see have targets on them. But the "journalists" (hacks) for the majormedia outlets that never leave the hotel are o.k. I'm just saying...

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Wednesday, August 03, 2005

A new home schooling resource.

Even though there is no evidence that anyone else sees this blog, Here is a PSA for Kim and Connie Du Toit. If you are Home Schooling your kids, you know how tough it is to manage and keep track of all the stuff you need for the "state" Kim and Connie are here to rescue you. Check out their new web site for home school management at Did Today! This is what you've been looking for. I just wish they had been around the one year I home schooled my son. I failed in the records keeping. (sigh)

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Monday, August 01, 2005

Live Up Life

Live Up Life Hello? (knock,knock) Anyone home? Anyone? Wonder where she went?

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Thus spracht ME

Thus spracht ME May have to work on the name of this sight So. this is how this "Blog this" thingy works...

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HELEN THOMAS ANGRY AFTER 'KILL SELF' OVER CHENEY COMMENTS PUBLISHED

From the XXXXX DRUDGE REPORT XXXXX

White House press doyenne Helen Thomas is plenty peeved at her longtime friend Albert Eisele, editor of THE HILL newspaper in Washington, D.C. In a column this week headlined "Reporter: Cheney's Not Presidential Material," Eisele quoted Thomas as saying "The day Dick Cheney is going to run for president, I'll kill myself. All we need is one more liar." But Thomas said yesterday at the White House that her comments to Eisele were for his ears only. "I'll never talk to a reporter again!" Thomas was overheard saying. "We were just talking -- I was ranting -- and he wrote about it. That isn't right. We all say stuff we don't want printed," Thomas said.
Helen, Helen, Helen... What were those old sayings? A mile in their shoes? Do unto others? What goes around? Helen, a short piece of advice. The same I gave you after G.W. WON the election '04. Cry a river, build a bridge and get over it! So, "We all say stuff we don't want printed?" NSS! (no s**!, Sherlock!) Maybe, just maybe you should SHUT YER STINKIN' PIE HOLE! Via KisP I ALMOST stole Sondras' graphic, but that wouldn't be right. go see for yourself.

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