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Joe Biden: Patriotic Duty = Pay More Taxes

Posted by Ryan on September 18, 2008

Like any lefty joe Biden believes paying more taxes is the patriotic duty of wealthier Americans!  Of course they have such selfish government-centered worldview which views the quality of citizenship from the top-down, but rarely do they ever say it so clearly. 

Maybe O’Biden is really trying to get Obama to replace him sometime in October with She Who Must Not Be Named.  If he keeps this up, it might be prudent!

Historically speaking, just check out the Constitution for another perspective on Democrats and taxes:  the Feds got into your wallet before allowing us to elect Senators directly… and seven years before women could vote!  Remember it was also the Dems that created the ridiculously Marxist-sounding “Undistributed Profits Tax” (1936) during the Great Depression; a period which Obama desperately wants to emulate in order to get votes.  I wouldn’t put it past these two to come up with clever ways to screw us for the appearance of populist zeal.

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Day 3–The Truly Historic Moment in Denver

Posted by Ryan on August 27, 2008

There was a major historical moment tonight at the Democrat National Convention…

You guessed it!  At 6:49pm EDT the Democrat Party nominated a Presidential candidate with less experience than anyone in living memory! (see below)  He’s never really done anything of note, had to make a serious executive decision with true consequences, has no major legislation with his name on it, and apparently only “has a speech he gave in 2002.”

What’s worse is that he has to forever share this moment in history with the person who finally put him over the edge to secure the nomination: She Who Must Not be Named, herself!  This is shaping up to be the biggest Clintonian convention since 1996, beating out 2000 when Algore was consciously trying to avoid BJ’s political stench. 

Of course it’s historic that he’s the first half-African American to get the nomination of a major political party.  As a nation, we really should be proud of this moment.  However, after that quiet moment of reflection, we should move on and make sure he never reaches his goal — not because he’s half-black, but because he’s a dangerously inexperienced empty suit.

AP photo.

Some examples on the issue of experience:

JFK served in the House for three terms (1947-1953), the Senate for one full term and was reelected before beating Nixon for the White House in 1960.  JFK was 43 years old and already had 11 years as an elected national political figure over Barack Obama.

Bill Clinton was elected to non-consecutive terms as Governor of Arkansas, serving twelve of the fourteen years from 1979-1993 before defeating Bush 41 to be elected President in 1992.  BJ was 46 years old and already had 9 years as an elected administrator of a state over the experience of Barack Obama as a significant public figure who’s had to make consequential decisions.

The Dems made a real poor choice with Obama, given their track record of nominating young, experienced people.

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Democrat National Convention: She Who Must Not Be Named Tells The Country What She Thinks Of Barack Obama

Posted by Mike on August 26, 2008

For the second day in a row, the Democrat Party missed a golden opportunity in their quest to trick the American people into electing Barack Obama to the Presidency.

Tonight’s main event featured an address from the woman Obama defeated in the primaries, She Who Must Not Be Named and she did Obama no favors. Sure, she paid lip service to supporting Obama’s candidacy, played nice with Michelle and defended her Marxist views. Other than that, the speech was simply unremarkable. Even her criticisms of John McCain were mild, boilerplate, and lacked specificity.

As shrill as ever, what SWMNBN succeeded in doing tonight was to remind Democrats why about half of them preferred her to Obama and to remind normal Americans why they can’t stand her. I have to admit though, I laughed out loud when she mentioned that she was a proud mother, Senator, American, and Obama supporter, but didn’t quite have the time to say how she was a proud wife. Heh.

In terms of scheduling, the Dems shot themselves in the foot when they yanked Mark Warner’s keynote address out of prime time. With little more than one hour of network coverage per night, it is essential that each party squeeze the most out of every minute. Booting the keynoter off the stage is hardly an effective strategy.

As a Republican, I’m happy to see that the Democrats have flushed two days of their convention right down the toilet.

For other conservative reactions, check out Hot Air, drunk-blogging at Pajama’s Media, and Right Wing News.

Reuters photo.

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She Who WILL NOT Be Named

Posted by Ryan on August 22, 2008

Drudge was calling it “The Big Diss” others are calling it a major “stiff” but the realization that not only will She Who Must Not Be Named NOT be on the Democrat ticket, but apparently the Obama people did not even entertain the idea by even vetting her must be very frustrating!  We’re still waiting for The One’s real pick later today. 

But what an insult!  I hope SWMNBN or her husband hold nothing back at the Convention next week.  She owes nothing to Obama, but certainly owes the nearly 18 million frustrated Democrat voters. 

AP photo.

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John Kerry… For Vice President?

Posted by Ryan on August 15, 2008

The Veepstakes game is not a precise science, but some today are seriously thinking that John F’in Kerry, Lurch himself, could be on Obama’s short list for his “foreign policy credentials:”  like Kerry’s famous “global test” debacle of 2004, or his Vietnam War service, complete with lying about our troop’s behavior to Congress once he got home?   

I’m sure the Obama team wants Kerry’s baggage as much as they want She Who Must Not Be Named’s presence (with video!) overshadowing them at the DNC. 

AP photo.

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Roll Call Vote at the Democrat National Convention

Posted by Mike on August 14, 2008

The 2008 Democrat National Convention will feature something that hasn’t been seen at a major party convention since 1992, a roll call vote. Still fuming over the cancellation of their candidate’s coronation, supporters of Obama’s primary opponent, She Who Must Not Be Named, will now have the opportunity to put their PUMA credentials on full display during a state-by-state roll call vote at the Democrat Convention.

Conventions used to always have roll call votes, and almost always more than one, because nominations were won or lost at the conventions. Ever since the primary process emerged as the candidate-selection process, party conventions morphed into showcases of party unity. With all 57 states (who am I to question “The One?”) dividing their votes between Obama and SWMNBN, there will be no illusion of Democrat unity this year. Not unless Obama puts the witch on his ticket.

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Obama’s FISA Flip-Flop

Posted by Ryan on July 9, 2008

It’s been really entertaining lately watching Barack Obama pretend that he’s a moderate and hasn’t changed any of his positions despite all the YouTube and print-media evidence to the contrary.  Today’s FISA reauthorization/clarification bill is a great example:

Here’s an Obama spokesman’s remarks from a talking-points memo from October 2007 on the issue of the FISA bill which included retro-active immunity for the telecommunications companies who hooked-up America after 9/11:

“To be clear: Barack will support a filibuster of any bill that includes retroactive immunity for telecommunications companies.”

That seems pretty clear and direct.  To reiterate, here is Obama’s Senate office in December of last year on the same point:

Senator Obama unequivocally opposes giving retroactive immunity to telecommunications companies…. Granting such immunity undermines the constitutional protections Americans trust the Congress to protect. Senator Obama supports a filibuster of this bill, and strongly urges others to do the same.

Pretty heavy stuff… however, today Obama voted for the bill which contained that very provision which give retro-active immunity to those telecom companies.  McCain nailed him on the flip-flop, which Obama subsequently denied was a flip-flop. 

As it turns out (just to stir things up), She Who Must Not Be Named voted against the bill!  The Lefties are going nuts and Rush Limbaugh has even quietly initiated his “Operation Chaos, Phase II” in order to give SWMNBN a chance at the convention and place some plants at the DNC in an attempt to take advantage of the disorder on the Left, which is increasingly feeling alienated from Obama.  Obama’s vote was the right vote, but maybe too “Right” for the kooks out there who thought he was different.

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One Look at the Bush Legacy

Posted by Ryan on June 22, 2008

Finally a journalist who has some sense of historical perspective beyond the contemporary headlines!  Andrew Roberts wrote this article* comparing George W. Bush to another heavily maligned US president in his day, Harry S Truman.

I think the comparison may stand in historical perspective.  Harry Truman was deeply disliked by the American people in 1952, blamed for an unpopular war, and navigating through a tough economic transition after World War II.  Throughout the 1950s and 1960s, Truman was still viewed poorly: aside from the disastrous Korean stalemate, his “Fair Deal” fell flat, Congress kept flipping from Dem to Republican on him, Truman’s administration was constantly dogged for having real communist spies all over it, etc.  But no one remembers much of that through the lens of history, since the basic tenants of Truman’s Cold War policies were used by all subsequent administrations in a truly effective way until 1991.

Today, he’s viewed by members of both parties as a model President, even in the top five to some experts and certainly in the top 10 to others!  Even She Who Must Not Be Named once said that we need another Harry Truman — one who will make good decisions in the face of tough choices or being unpopular. 

In a sense, we do in George W. Bush.  As Roberts’ article explains, a President is usually remembered in history for one or two things.  In 2030, Bush will not be remembered for Valerie Plame or Katrina or the “recession.”  Once the contemporary politics has moved on, he’ll most likely be remembered for Iraq, Afghanistan, and for keeping America safe for the last 7 1/2 years of his Administration following 9/11.  Or at least Bush hopes so.

Pic from MIT.

* — Roberts, writing for a British paper, mixes up Warren Harding with Herbert Hoover initially.  As an historian this kind of bothers me, but his larger point still stands (plus he’s quoting from a left-wing news source, and you know loosely the Left uses history!)

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Obama Bounced

Posted by Ryan on June 17, 2008

Usually a Presidential candidate who has just received their party’s nomination gets a traditional “bounce” in the polls in the weeks following their success. 

However, Obama has not received such a bounce:  the same bounce that had Mondale up by 20 in 1984 and Dukakis up by 17 in 1988.  The bounce may be delayed, happening after the DNC in Denver this summer, but Democrats have usually jumped far ahead of Republicans at this point.  Or, using the same example of 1984 and 1988 trouncing of those candidates, maybe the polls have gotten better and these numbers will hold through the Fall. 

Obama and McCain are still within the margin of error in many polls nowadays, and Obama is still having trouble getting many SWMNBN supporters two weeks after she suspended her campaign.  Even the Lefties at ABC see this as a problem

It’s early, but McCain has an opportunity here in my opinion: a campaign which has so much internal party mending to do and even defends habeas corpus for Bin Laden is definitely not going to get a bounce from the American electorate. 

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She Finally Bowed Out

Posted by Ryan on June 7, 2008

Only 45 minutes late to her concession speech (not bad for that family), She Who Must Not Be Named graciously accepted defeat and told her cronies to support Barack Obama.  The crowd was sad, but highly enthused throughout the speech.  However, every single time she brought up how she will support the Empty Suit, a good amount of her throng booed!  Many actuallyand very audibly booed the thought of helping Obama!  She looked into the crowd with disgust for a brief moment, but deep down we know she was with them.  Her speech was full of self-congratulation and thinly disguised remorse.

So, there are two signs that we may not be stepping nearer to the apocalypse this year:  SWMNBN is out, and her supporters are sour on Obama!

Pic from PR Fitness and Sports blog.

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Carter Gives Advice to Obama

Posted by Ryan on June 4, 2008

Don’t do it, dude!  Just don’t do it! 

That was the gist of Jimmah Carter’s advice to Obama.  “It” being Obama naming She Who Must Not Be Named as Veep.  However, others have a different point of view, saying that putting the She-Witch on the ticket could unite the party! 

Or it could, as Carter aptly notes, bring someone on the ticket who has super-high negatives in the general population.  That’s actually a good point!  Another great point is that Obama needs to pick someone who compensates for his flaws.  Seems like common sense, but all the press on Obama and SWMNBN has been through the lens of the Democrat Party and not the general population.  This kind of issue keeps the Operation Chaos going strong.

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No White House For She Who Must Not Be Named

Posted by Mike on June 3, 2008

It isn’t really news since the race for the Democrat nomination has been over for a while now, but tonight it is official. She Who Must Not Be Named has been defeated. Barack Obama has the delegates necessary to win the Democrat nomination and will face John McCain in November.

Although it did not unfold the way we thought it would, the outcome is good news inasmuch as it is what good people all across the fruited plain have been praying for. She Who Must Not Be Named has been defeated and will not be elected to the Presidency this year. This glorious news is probably causing celebrations like this one, minus the John Edwards-looking lollipop people of course, to pop up all over the county:

SWMNBN’s loss is understandably causing many people to believe that her political career is dead. Codswallop in my opinion. I don’t know her ambition had enough human in it to die.

Hagrid reference aside, the bad news is that witch will return. She is already angling to be Obama’s running mate, something Obama should not even consider.  I know why he shouldn’t and so do you so I’ll just leave it at that.  The more likely scenario is that SWMNBN will endorse Obama and then do everything in her power to undermine the Democrat from behind the scenes so she can run again in 2012.

What’s also bad news is the fact that Obama would be a far worse as Commander in Chief than SWMNBN. SWMNBN is at least unprincipled enough to consider political reality when making decisions. This approach would lead to correct decisions at least once in a while. Obama on the other hand, is strongly committed to his Marxist worldview that underestimates the abilities of the American people and overestimates the good intentions of madmen abroad that would do our country harm.  As awful as SWMNBN would be as President, Obama would be worse.

The campaign begins tonight and I never thought I’d say this, but I pray that John McCain becomes the next President of the United States.

Reuters photo

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The Democrat Race… as of Right Now

Posted by Ryan on June 3, 2008

Barack Obama is on the verge of officially claiming victory over She Who Must Not Be Named. 

This morning MSNBC was reporting that insiders believed SWMNBN was going to effectively drop out tonight.  Then, denials from the campaign.  No shock from NBC, the media wing of Obama’s campaign, for running with the rumors.

Later today, talk of a possible Veep deal.

That’s about where we are as of this hour: she’s out… no she’s still in yet possibly entertaining Obama’s Veep if offered. 

Predictably, Obama’s likely to win Montana and South Dakota today and with the flood of superdelegates, grab the appropriate numbers for the nomination.

Finally this:  Jimmah Carter’s gonna endorse Obama.  Whoopee!  Can’t wait to watch all the new craziness go down tonight!

AP photo.

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Are Liberals More Likely to Lie?

Posted by Ryan on June 2, 2008

So says Peter Schweizer in this article from the New York Examiner.  The studies cited do not talk about politician’s honest, but regular people like you and me.  Time after time, self-described liberals tend to be a bit more dishonest in their everyday comings and goings than self-described conservatives. 

Where Schweizer does bring this into politics is towards the end of the article.  Both Obama and She Who Must Not Be Named say that 1960s radical Saul Alinsky influenced them.  Schweizer writes these Democrat’s admitted philosophical mentor, Alinsky, once noted that:

“The effective political advocate ‘doesn’t have a fixed truth; truth to him is relative and changing, everything to him is relative and changing. He is a political relativist.'”

Then Schweizer goes on:

“During this political season, honesty is often in short supply. But at least we can improve things by accepting the idea that truth and honesty exist. As the late scholar Sidney Hook put it, ‘the easiest rationalization for the refusal to seek the truth is the denial that truth exists.'”

Very insightful into both of these candidates.

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Uniting the Party

Posted by Ryan on June 1, 2008

It looks like even though She Who Must Not Be Named won Puerto Rico, Obama’s on the verge of clinching the whole thing.  Here’s how a SWMNBN supporter is reacting to this development:

Hat Tip Drudge.

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She Who Must Not Be Named Wins Puerto Rico Primary

Posted by Mike on June 1, 2008

Add Puerto Rico to the growing list of Democrat constituencies to fact express buyers’ remorse over the nomination of Barack Obama. Earlier today, She Who Must Not Be Named defeated the Empty Suit on the island despite the fact that Obama is the presumptive Democrat nominee. Luckily for Obama, it appears that he may at least do better than he did in West Virginia. At the moment, he is only trailing SWMNBN by the narrow margin of 34 points. Maybe the Democrats can unite their party after all.

Reuters photo

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Dems Meet to Discuss Michigan and Florida Today

Posted by Ryan on May 31, 2008

One simple question:  if this is how the Dems run their party, what’ll it be like when they run the country?

Of course, we know the answer to that question, so let’s try to prevent that shall we?  The party that picked on Bush and the Republicans for eight years about mysterious “missing votes” in Florida and humming the mantra “let every vote count” every election cycle this decade, is now going to decide their nominee in smoke-filled rooms based by majestically anointed “superdelegates” while allowing Florida and Michigan to go either voteless or minimized during their nomination process and by simply ignoring their popular vote tallies.  Those tallies would put She Who Must Not be Named over Obama. 

I think this chaos is poetic.  If the Dems are too mean to SWMNBN and her door to 2012 is closed, I’d love to see her run as a third-party candidate.  They are treating her very poorly lately: doesn’t she have the right to run until all the states have voted, especially this late in the game?  Shouldn’t she be afforded the respect of a candidate who has won 4 of the last 6 primaries after she was told that she should drop out?  I suggest a third-party run since her party has been so disrespectful — they’ve earned the headache.

Regardless, some decision on Michigan and Florida should be due out today.

UPDATE: Michigan and Florida are getting half their votes counted… based on what though?  50/50?  Based on popular vote?  Are they going to now include the popular vote totals to the national ones?  SWMNBN could take this decision to the Credentials Committee, which could ostensibly keep this going to the Convention.  The new magic number for the Dems is 2118.  Boy this is fun to watch!

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Obama: Gaffing His Way to the White House

Posted by Ryan on May 27, 2008

The blogosphere is buzzing with news and facts about Barack Obama’s own statements that would have destroyed any Republican or She Who Must Not Be Named. 

Malkin’s got great coverage of the most recent one:  that Barry’s uncle was one of the first on the scene to liberate Auschwitz.  I knew Obama had communist tendencies, but if his uncle really was in that first wave into Auschwitz, Poland, back in World War II, he would have been a Soviet!  Perhaps Obama was ducking sniper fire while giving that statement. 

Quayle couldn’t spell potato and was crucified, Dubya’s misunderestimated the OBGYN’s love for their patients became a constant gaffe theme, but Obama’s the second coming.  Similar little gaffes would have destroyed other candidates or permanently altered how we think about them. 

I think this will be one of those growing stories from behind the scenes that everyone will be talking about, which will finally get the MSM to report it in a few weeks or months. 

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Is She Who Must Not Be Named Being “Dean Screamed”?

Posted by Ryan on May 24, 2008

I think the MSM might try to make this RFK statement made by She Who Must Not Be Named their 2008 Election attempt at another “Dean Scream.”

In defense of SWMNBN (shudder), she was just indicating that historically the primaries are still wide open in June and there is no precedent of getting out this early in tight primary races like the one the Dems have this year.  Did the MSM pick up that she also mentioned her husband’s campaign along with RFK’s reference?  RFK Jr. seems fine with what she said and what she meant so what’s the big deal?

In my opinion, it’s simple:  the MSM has calculated that by staying in the race SWMNBN hurts Obama in the long run, thus she must be promptly disposed of by saying or doing something embarrassing that can be taken enough out of context in order to accelerate her day of reckoning.  Hence, I think that MSM reports like this or this are an attempt to “Dean Scream” SWMNBN out of the race in order to save the Dems. 

Though behind, Dean was positioned very well in 2004 to be very competitive.  Then he got excited at a rally.  No one in the audience thought he went crazy that night… only a poll that showed Bush creaming Dean in the general should Dean get the nomination made it beyond over-spirited and into the realm of nuts.  Dean would hurt the Dems.  Dean had to go.  The MSM made sure that the anti-Dean, John Kerry, got the nomination (didn’t help them much though!).

This theory may seem a little black-helicopter but I think the MSM is behind Obama and needs this primary season to end.  Her RFK statements were not the brightest, but not that crazy either.  It just seems fishy to me.

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Bush Speech Irks Obama, Dems

Posted by Ryan on May 15, 2008

President Bush was giving a speech to the Israeli Knesset commemorating the 60th birthday of Israel.  One of the most traumatic events in the history of the Jews and an integral part of the history of the state of Israel was the Holocaust, which only happened because of the horrors of World War II.  That war began as a result of years of appeasement towards Hitler and the Nazis.  “Never again” has been the mantra from the Israelis and Jews all over the world ever since.

So, Bush brought up this concept in his speech today, especially in lieu of the modern dangers of Iran, Hamas, Hezbollah, and al Qaeda on Israel:

“Some seem to believe we should negotiate with terrorists and radicals, as if some ingenious argument will persuade them they have been wrong all along. We have heard this foolish delusion before. As Nazi tanks crossed into Poland in 1939, an American senator declared: ‘Lord, if only I could have talked to Hitler, all of this might have been avoided.’ We have an obligation to call this what it is — the false comfort of appeasement, which has been repeatedly discredited by history.”

Somehow, Obama thought this was a swipe at Obama. 

The campaign and the national Dems subsequently flipped out in an amazing knee-jerk fashion: calling these remarks a “false political attack,” (Obama), “bullsh*t” (from the intellectual Joe Biden), an “embarrassment to our country” (Dean), “outrageous and offensive” (She Who Must Not Be Named), and that “serious” people would distance themselves from the remarks (Pelosi), and so forth.

Jumping on the Dems’ knee-jerk reaction, here’s how McCain responded:

“I think Barack Obama needs to sit down and explain why he wants to talk with a man who is the head of a government that is a state sponsor of terror, that is responsible for the killing of brave young Americans, who wants to wipe Israel off the map, denies the Holocaust. That is what I think that Senator Obama ought to explain to the American people….

“It is a serious error on the part of Senator Obama that shows naiveté and inexperience and lack of judgment to say that he wants to sit down across the table from an individual who leads a country who says that Israel is a stinking corpse, that is dedicated to the extinction of Israel. My question is what does he want to talk about?”

Here’s the catch, though, which makes McCain’s point.  This is quoted directly from Obama’s website under the section “Renewing American Diplomacy”:

Talk to our Foes and Friends: Obama is willing to meet with the leaders of all nations, friend and foe. He will do the careful preparation necessary, but will signal that America is ready to come to the table, and that he is willing to lead. And if America is willing to come to the table, the world will be more willing to rally behind American leadership to deal with challenges like terrorism, and Iran and North Korea’s nuclear programs.”

Um.  Right.  That’s modern appeasement and naivete articulated perfectly.  As if talking to radical jihadists will get them to suddenly stop hating Jews, they’d take off the suicide belt, and they’d stop planning to annihilate Israel in the name of Allah.  Wow!  That was easy!

Now I get it — the Dems are scared to death that people are going to pay attention to an actual policy position Obama has, couching it in “President Bush is bad and McCain should condemn him,” even though the real story here is not Bush (as the Dems would like), it’s Obama’s knee-jerk reaction which seems to have hit a nerve! 

Hat tip Drudge.

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John Edwards Boldly Endorses Obama

Posted by Mike on May 14, 2008

Not that we needed any more proof that the race for the Democrat Party nomination is over, but if this doesn’t scare She Who Must Not Be Named’s death eaters into thinking that she can’t win this year, then nothing will. For months now, Democrats have wondered which candidate John Edwards would endorse despite the fact the answer was obvious. He was waiting for the race to be over in name only, so he could endorse whoever won; and now he has.

Reuters photo

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Cuntry Roads: She Who Must Not Be Named Wins West Virginia Primary

Posted by Mike on May 13, 2008

She Who Must Not Be Named won tonight’s West Virginia Democrat Primary by a landslide. Despite tonight’s lopsided result, little has changed in the race for the other party’s nomination. As was the case before tonight, the primary is essentially over. I mean, she was singing months ago. (I wonder if Barack Obama could name that tune?)

Tonight’s victory actually sheds more light on media bias than it does on the Democrat horse race. Just a few days ago, AFP “reported” on the “fractured” state of the Republican Party, citing primary results showing approximately 25% of Republicans voting for candidates other than McCain as evidence. But that actually begs the question doesn’t it.

If the presumptive Republican candidate winning primaries with 75% of the vote is evidence of a fractured GOP, what does it say about AFP’s favorite party if their presumptive nominee is actually losing primaries even though their race is over? And keep in mind that not only is the Empty Suit still losing primaries despite being the obvious nominee, as of this moment, he’s losing tonight’s primary by the slim margin of 37 points! Yet somehow the narrative is that the GOP is divided. Nice try AFP.

Reuters photo

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SNL Makes The Case For She Who Must Not Be Named

Posted by Mike on May 11, 2008

I think it’s a sad day for She Who Must Not Be Named when two of the three SNL spoof’s arguments for her to stay in the race are accurate. It’s a funny day for us however.

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McGovern’s Advice to “She Who Must Not Be Named”

Posted by Ryan on May 7, 2008

Yes, my friends, 17-Electoral-Vote-getting George McGovern has made it known that he doesn’t think SWMNBN can win the Dem nomination and should back out for the sake of the party.  She split yesterday, taking Indiana by 1.7% and losing North Carolina by a heart-breaking 14 percentage points! 

All that’s fine though (McGovern’s entitled to his opinion), but in the tongue-in-cheek spirit of “Operation Chaos“, it was the party that produced these candidates and the people that have given SWMNBN two of the last three contests and narrowed the nation popular vote totals in contests after the Reverend Wright fiasco occurred.  It was also the party that denied Michigan and Florida a place in this race. 

That’s why I think SWMNBN is staying in despite what the insiders and spider-web crowd her to do.  Who are they to dictate before all the votes are cast (I’m still tongue-in-cheek)?  If the party forces SWMNBN out before June 3 and makes a huge spectacle of it, SWMNBN might just ask John McCain to be his running mate!  … That’s not funny (shudder).

AP photo.

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The 1960s in the 2008 Election

Posted by Ryan on May 5, 2008

Some other chickens have come home to roost, so to speak.  One undercurrent about John Kerry’s run in 2004 was how sins of the past, when everybody was doing crazy things in the 1960s and 1970s, would come back to haunt some of those idiots. 

The “Swift Vets and POWs For Truth” were a perfect example of this:  if you lied about your military experience and run for President on your military experience, people will (and have the right to) call you out on it.  Despite the MSM’s point of view, being “Swift Boated” means someone called you on your attempt to white-wash an important time in your life when you did something stupid that could hurt your current political ambitions.

Both Obama and She Who Must Not Be Named have connections to this time period:  Obama’s got Bill Ayers and SWMNBN has her own radical statements and activism.  This article from the Arizona Republic draws attention to this phenomenon in the current election cycle.  And, by the way, what was John McCain doing back then?  Oh, that’s right, he was being degraded, beaten, and tortured in a POW camp in Vietnam.  Hence, as the article mentions, that’s is why he’s immune from the attacks about bad youth behavior.

Hat Tip: Malkin.

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Use The Farce

Posted by Mike on May 3, 2008

I’m not one of those people who laugh at every video invoking Star Wars, but this one is pretty good.  Obama might not be Luke, but Operation Chaos/Uncivil War fans will probably like it.  Enjoy.

Hat tip:  Ace of Spades

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The Morning After, Obama Still has Friends

Posted by Ryan on April 23, 2008

I thought this post at Michelle Malkin’s blog yesterday was telling about which party is the one our enemies are rooting for this November. 

As if you didn’t know!

With fewer friends nowadays after his tough double-digit loss last night Barack Obama can feel a bit better counting on solidarity from Hamas and FARC.  She Who Must Not be Named, on the other hand can add the FALN (the radical Puerto Rican nationalist/terrorist organization) into her camp because of her husband’s pardons.  However, both share the respect of the Weather Underground! 

No word on which domestic terrorist organizations or anti-American third world, human-rights abusing, drug-dealing, tinpot dictators or bloody international terrorist organizations support the McCain candidacy thus far.  We’ll bring any new information in that regard to you post-haste!

 

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She Who Must Not Be Named Wins Pennsylvania Primary

Posted by Mike on April 22, 2008

We don’t know her margin of victory; we don’t know how many delegates she will win; but we do know that She Who Must Not Be Named has won the Pennsylvania primary. The Democrat primary will continue and Operation Chaos continues.

Many conservatives are happy about tonight’s result precisely because of the chaos it is causing. I understand this point of view because I’m also enjoying it. However, we need to remember the big picture. Every day Operation Chaos continues is another day SWMNBN’s political career survives. Not only that, the closer this primary becomes, the stronger her case for 2012 becomes.

Let’s face it, Barack Obama has an uphill climb in November, and 2012 is the witch’s last shot. Keeping her in the game now keeps her in the game for 2012. Let’s be careful what we wish for.

Reuters photo

UPDATE (10:19 P.M.) At this point, she is up by 8 points. The worst she can do tonight is to win Pennsylvania, comfortably.

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Pennsylvania Mania!

Posted by Ryan on April 22, 2008

So the day has finally arrived!

After all the talk, punditry, ads, speculation, name-calling, race-baiting, and truth-telling the people are finally going to decide the fate of the Democrat race for President!

I hope “Operation Chaos” comes through today because if She Who Must Not Be Named wins by a decent enough margin, that will harm Obama big-time: he has spent six weeks and millions of dollars trying to get women and white men to vote for him in PA, a swing state.  Even if he loses by a little bit, it will be very telling about his prospects for the Fall campaign.  He should be kicking SWMNBN to the curb, but it’s not happening, even amongst Dems!  Where’s the MSM on that one?

Nonetheless, the polls only opened at 7am, so there’s still all day to speculate.  I’m pushing for “Operation Chaos” success and a prolonged Democrat Primary going all the way to the Convention!

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Why Rick Santorum Wants You to Vote For McCain

Posted by Ryan on April 21, 2008

The Philadelphia Inquirer posted this editorial by former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum which articulates as well as I’ve heard thus far the reasons why Conservatives should come out to vote for McCain. 

Of course, true conservatives have some reservations about John McCain because of his stands on some of the issues and his obstruction over the last seven years.  Santorum argues that the primaries are when one needs to be honest about philosophy and direction, and the people got a chance to vote — and they voted for McCain.  Plus, he notes the Reagan Axiom that “someone you agree with 80% of the time is still your friend.”  Conservatives lost the battle for a pure-blood at the top of the ticket, but things will be a lot worse if either She Who Must Not Be named or Obama get into the White House. 

Plus, with the potential that idealistic, yet ignorant, young people show up in droves to vote for someone they know nothing about past “Change” and “Hope” means that the base needs to show up to prevent a potential electoral and demographic disaster.

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