Nancy Pelosi… The Lights Are On But Nobody Is Home!

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May 292007

So Nancy Pelosi, the infamous white flag waving, terrorist sympathizer, goes to Greenland to get a first hand look at Global Warming and saw “firsthand evidence that climate change is a reality”.

The California Democrat pointed to her delegation’s weekend stop in Greenland, “where we saw firsthand evidence that climate change is a reality; there is just no denying it.”

“It wasn’t caused by the people of Greenland — it was caused by the behavior of the rest of the world,” she said.

Will somebody tell her that Global Warming is caused by the Sun?

Hello? Hello? Anybody home? Huh? Think, McFly. Think!

Global Warming Tax!

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May 292007

A tax on Global Warming is coming so get ready for it. What a farce!

I’ll tell you right now that I’m not paying one red cent of it.

It said after the United States, Japan owed 13 percent of the bill, followed by Germany on seven percent, Britain just over five percent, Italy, France and Canada between four and five percent and Spain, Australia and Korea three percent.

Al Qaeda Torture Manual

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May 262007

I know their methods don’t compare to ours, when it comes to torture, such as “Forced Standing” and “Sleep Deprivation” but here is a glimpse of Torture, Al-Qaeda Style from The Smoking Gun

MAY 24–In a recent raid on an al-Qaeda safe house in Iraq, U.S. military officials recovered an assortment of crude drawings depicting torture methods like “blowtorch to the skin” and “eye removal.” Along with the images, which you’ll find on the following pages, soldiers seized various torture implements, like meat cleavers, whips, and wire cutters. Photos of those items can be seen here. The images, which were just declassified by the Department of Defense, also include a picture of a ramshackle Baghdad safe house described as an “al-Qaeda torture chamber.” It was there, during an April 24 raid, that soldiers found a man suspended from the ceiling by a chain. According to the military, he had been abducted from his job and was being beaten daily by his captors. In a raid earlier this week, Coalition Forces freed five Iraqis who were found in a padlocked room in Karmah. The group, which included a boy, were reportedly beaten with chains, cables, and hoses. Photos showing injuries sustained by those captives can be found here.

Finally a Reasonable Democrat

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May 222007

This is worth a read because it a reasonable commentary on Iraq and surprisingly is written by a Democrat.

At this year’s graduation celebration at The New School in New York, Iranian lawyer, human-rights activist and Nobel laureate Shirin Ebadi delivered our commencement address. This brave woman, who has been imprisoned for her criticism of the Iranian government, had many good and wise things to say to our graduates, which earned their applause.

But one applause line troubled me. Ms. Ebadi said: “Democracy cannot be imposed with military force.”

What troubled me about this statement–a commonly heard criticism of U.S. involvement in Iraq–is that those who say such things seem to forget the good U.S. arms have done in imposing democracy on countries like Japan and Germany, or Bosnia more recently.

Let me restate the case for this Iraq war from the U.S. point of view. The U.S. led an invasion to overthrow Saddam Hussein because Iraq was rightly seen as a threat following Sept. 11, 2001. For two decades we had suffered attacks by radical Islamic groups but were lulled into a false sense of complacency because all previous attacks were “over there.” It was our nation and our people who had been identified by Osama bin Laden as the “head of the snake.” But suddenly Middle Eastern radicals had demonstrated extraordinary capacity to reach our shores.

As for Saddam, he had refused to comply with numerous U.N. Security Council resolutions outlining specific requirements related to disclosure of his weapons programs. He could have complied with the Security Council resolutions with the greatest of ease. He chose not to because he was stealing and extorting billions of dollars from the U.N. Oil for Food program.

No matter how incompetent the Bush administration and no matter how poorly they chose their words to describe themselves and their political opponents, Iraq was a larger national security risk after Sept. 11 than it was before. And no matter how much we might want to turn the clock back and either avoid the invasion itself or the blunders that followed, we cannot. The war to overthrow Saddam Hussein is over. What remains is a war to overthrow the government of Iraq.

Some who have been critical of this effort from the beginning have consistently based their opposition on their preference for a dictator we can control or contain at a much lower cost. From the start they said the price tag for creating an environment where democracy could take root in Iraq would be high. Those critics can go to sleep at night knowing they were right.

The critics who bother me the most are those who ordinarily would not be on the side of supporting dictatorships, who are arguing today that only military intervention can prevent the genocide of Darfur, or who argued yesterday for military intervention in Bosnia, Somalia and Rwanda to ease the sectarian violence that was tearing those places apart.

Suppose we had not invaded Iraq and Hussein had been overthrown by Shiite and Kurdish insurgents. Suppose al Qaeda then undermined their new democracy and inflamed sectarian tensions to the same level of violence we are seeing today. Wouldn’t you expect the same people who are urging a unilateral and immediate withdrawal to be urging military intervention to end this carnage? I would.

American liberals need to face these truths: The demand for self-government was and remains strong in Iraq despite all our mistakes and the violent efforts of al Qaeda, Sunni insurgents and Shiite militias to disrupt it. Al Qaeda in particular has targeted for abduction and murder those who are essential to a functioning democracy: school teachers, aid workers, private contractors working to rebuild Iraq’s infrastructure, police officers and anyone who cooperates with the Iraqi government. Much of Iraq’s middle class has fled the country in fear.

With these facts on the scales, what does your conscience tell you to do? If the answer is nothing, that it is not our responsibility or that this is all about oil, then no wonder today we Democrats are not trusted with the reins of power. American lawmakers who are watching public opinion tell them to move away from Iraq as quickly as possible should remember this: Concessions will not work with either al Qaeda or other foreign fighters who will not rest until they have killed or driven into exile the last remaining Iraqi who favors democracy.

The key question for Congress is whether or not Iraq has become the primary battleground against the same radical Islamists who declared war on the U.S. in the 1990s and who have carried out a series of terrorist operations including 9/11. The answer is emphatically “yes.”

This does not mean that Saddam Hussein was responsible for 9/11; he was not. Nor does it mean that the war to overthrow him was justified–though I believe it was. It only means that a unilateral withdrawal from Iraq would hand Osama bin Laden a substantial psychological victory.

Those who argue that radical Islamic terrorism has arrived in Iraq because of the U.S.-led invasion are right. But they are right because radical Islam opposes democracy in Iraq. If our purpose had been to substitute a dictator who was more cooperative and supportive of the West, these groups wouldn’t have lasted a week.

Finally, Jim Webb said something during his campaign for the Senate that should be emblazoned on the desks of all 535 members of Congress: You do not have to occupy a country in order to fight the terrorists who are inside it. Upon that truth I believe it is possible to build what doesn’t exist today in Washington: a bipartisan strategy to deal with the long-term threat of terrorism.

The American people will need that consensus regardless of when, and under what circumstances, we withdraw U.S. forces from Iraq. We must not allow terrorist sanctuaries to develop any place on earth. Whether these fighters are finding refuge in Syria, Iran, Pakistan or elsewhere, we cannot afford diplomatic or political excuses to prevent us from using military force to eliminate them.

By Bob Kerrey, a former Democratic senator from Nebraska and member of the 9/11 Commission.

Iran… It’s time to roll

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May 222007

Thanks to the treasonous, french loving, terrorist sympathising, surrender monkey democrats, Iran is making plans with al-Qaida and Sunni Arab militias in Iraq in preparation for a summer showdown with coalition forces intended to make the US Congress vote for full military withdrawal.

I say that if Iran wants nukes, we give them nukes. It’s time to make Iran a parking lot before this gets worse.

“Iran is fighting a proxy war in Iraq and it’s a very dangerous course for them to be following. They are already committing daily acts of war against US and British forces,” a senior US official in Baghdad warned. “They [Iran] are behind a lot of high-profile attacks meant to undermine US will and British will, such as the rocket attacks on Basra palace and the Green Zone [in Baghdad]. The attacks are directed by the Revolutionary Guard who are connected right to the top [of the Iranian government].”

Al Gore Sucking Energy

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May 222007

The leading fear monger on Global Warming tells us to save the planet but proves that he doesn’t practice what he preaches. Rush Limbaugh summed it up best on his radio show.

RUSH: Have you seen the pictures on the Drudge page of Algore and his office and his little mansion there in Nashville? Folks, if you haven’t seen this picture, you gotta go look at it. He’s telling the rest of us how to live our lives; telling all the rest of us how we have to cut back on our carbon footprint; telling everybody what we’ve gotta do to eliminate all the pollution and so forth, while he’s doing the exact opposite. He’s shown there sitting at his desk. He’s got three huge flat panel computer monitors. He has a flat screen TV hanging on the wall, all of them are turned on, all of them sucking energy. Look at how crowded and busy the desk is with all of that paper. You know how many trees had to be cut down to make all of that paper? The only people who need three 30-inch monitors turned on at the same time are people like me, radio hosts, stockbrokers, and the men and women at the CIA’s op center. But a guy like Gore does not need all this, plus, he’s made a big deal about the windows being open, the air-conditioning turned off, saving energy that way. Of course, this picture was taken, I don’t know when it was taken, but the amount of heat being produced by all that equipment’s gotta be a lot. That room he’s in must be a sauna. No wonder he’s losing all that weight. Look at all he’s got going on. That’s the image of that picture. Look at what Algore has going on. Anyway, when you look at the picture, this from the guy who wants us to unplug all of our cell phone chargers when we’re not using them.

Gas Prices…who is gouging the consumer – Big Oil or Big Government?

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May 212007

George Will points out the Posturing At the Pumps.

While oil companies make about 13 cents on a gallon of gasoline, the federal government makes 18.4 cents (the federal tax) and California’s various governments make 40.2 cents (the nation’s third-highest gasoline tax). Pelosi’s San Francisco collects a local sales tax of 8.5 percent — higher than the state’s average for local sales taxes.

If the do-nothing Congress really wanted to help ease the pain of gas prices, they’d cut the Federal gas tax.

The Worst President EVER calls Bush the worst.

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May 202007

Jimmy Carter has the distinction of being the worst President and the worst Ex-President in History.

Now the treasonous Mr. Peanut and outspoken defender of the terrorist group Hamas has the nuts to call President Bush the worst?

Here is a good reminder of his accomplishments as President and Ex-President.

Climate change will be considered a joke in five years time

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May 202007

A climate expert says it’s time to attack the myth of global warming.

Climate change will be considered a joke in five years time, meteorologist Augie Auer told the annual meeting of Mid Canterbury Federated Farmers in Ashburton this week.

Man’s contribution to the greenhouse gases was so small we couldn’t change the climate if we tried, he maintained.

“We’re all going to survive this. It’s all going to be a joke in five years,” he said.

A combination of misinterpreted and misguided science, media hype, and political spin had created the current hysteria and it was time to put a stop to it.

“It is time to attack the myth of global warming,” he said.

Water vapour was responsible for 95 per cent of the greenhouse effect, an effect which was vital to keep the world warm, he explained.

“If we didn’t have the greenhouse effect the planet would be at minus 18 deg C but because we do have the greenhouse effect it is plus 15 deg C, all the time.”

The other greenhouse gases: carbon dioxide, methane, nitrogen dioxide, and various others including CFCs, contributed only five per cent of the effect, carbon dioxide being by far the greatest contributor at 3.6 per cent.

However, carbon dioxide as a result of man’s activities was only 3.2 per cent of that, hence only 0.12 per cent of the greenhouse gases in total. Human-related methane, nitrogen dioxide and CFCs etc made similarly minuscule contributions to the effect: 0.066, 0.047 and 0.046 per cent respectively.

“That ought to be the end of the argument, there and then,” he said.

“We couldn’t do it (change the climate) even if we wanted to because water vapour dominates.”

Yet the Greens continued to use phrases such as “The planet is groaning under the weight of CO2” and Government policies were about to hit industries such as farming, he warned.

“The Greens are really going to go after you because you put out 49 per cent of the countries emissions. Does anybody ask 49 per cent of what? Does anybody know how small that number is?

“It’s become a witch-hunt; a Salem witch-hunt,” he said.

71% of Americans disapprove of the Do Nothing Congress

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May 152007

After the first 100 days of nothing but obstruction and limp wristed politics, the latest Gallup survey reflects the impression that Congress has left on the American people. They have even lower ratings than the President.

Is Global Warming real or are we already in Hell?

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May 112007

This is my theory to explain Global Warming. I came up with it after many nights of restless sleep and a keen observation of the current political climate.

The only thing that makes sense is that we are already dead and this is hell!

Nancy’s First 100 Days

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May 022007

The number that really pisses me off in this rundown is the 14 days spent on Spring Break while the troops wait for funding.

They support our troops….my ass!