Wednesday, 28 September 2011

Misreading Sarah, Again

God bless her, she does know how to get things going. Tonight Sarah Palin guested on Greta Van Susteren to opine on the Republican primary campaign and other matters.

Post interview, Jim Hoft at Gateway Pundit seemed to think that Palin was dissing Cain. I didn't hear it that way, so I went back and reviewed the interview, the relevant portion of which Hoft has at his site. To be fair to Jim Hoft, I don't believe his editing was in any way intended to distort the exchange or to change the meaning of Palin's words. But I do believe he honestly misread them.

First, remember Greta’s question to Palin: “How does a politician connect with the people and get it across so that it doesn’t sound like “blah blah blah”? I believe Mr. Hoft misconstrued Palin's response as a shot at Cain.

Palin’s answer begins at :25 in Hoft's post, when she describes Greta’s hypothetical politician as having “a foundation of having come from the real people”, and then goes on to describe how Cain fits that bill. I took her “flavor of the week” comment as a knock on the MSM for their manipulative approach to reporting the Republican primary campaign, similar to Mark Levin’s challenge to their ranking of Romney and Perry as the only top tier candidates when neither one has even won a straw poll. Whereas Bachmann and now Cain have. In other words, don’t listen to the MSM.

Then Palin does nothing BUT extoll Herman Cain’s virtues as an experienced, honest and forthright conservative candidate who is “comfortable in his own skin”, and that that is why he is connecting with Americans.

I don’t see a problem here at all.

Calling Herman Cain "Herb"?

Whatever.

Sunday, 25 September 2011

Solyndra Executives Cop The Fifth

Testifying before Congress, they take the Fifth. Wow. All this does is make it look worse for Obama; after all, why would his Solyndra pals clam up if they had done nothing wrong?


I know: innocent until proven guilty. Alright then: let's get to investigating this so we can clear these guys ASAP.

Adam Carolla On Paying Your Fair Share

How Mark Levin Broke The Solyndra Fraud

"This to me is fraud...I think this is a potentially huge scandal."

I listened to this broadcast live on September 7, 2011 as the caller "Jenny" told Mark Levin how the administration and Solyndra committed fraud against the American taxpayer with what Levin describes as Obama's $535 million Potemkin village.

The FBI raided Solyndra the very next day.

Now the LightSquared GPS scandal and the Fast & Furious gunrunning debacle are making the MSM as well. With 13 months for them to collect steam in the run-up to the 2012 election.

Whoo boy.

Friday, 23 September 2011

Leftist Rage on Parade

This clip taken by Bristol Palin's reality show video crew captures the spittling anger and rage that festers on the left. To me the point is not that it is directed at Palin, whose bravery in the face of her assailants I greatly admire, but that it has so much power over these pathetically stupid boors. This is just plain evil. I genuinely fear for the Palin family.



HT Drudge

Thursday, 22 September 2011

Elizabeth Warren: The Face of the Enemy

Harvard business professor and Massachusetts Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren blows the cover off the Marxist agenda in America:


What this covetous harpy doesn't understand is that the very state of the economy today is entirely due to her kind of thinking, which is called Fascism. She would pick the winners and losers in the corporate world according to who "pays forward" the highest tribute to government. She thinks that everything you produce belongs to government, which is why she got into politics in the first place, because that's where she gets to take from you, to rob from you. Government is where she gets the power to rob you of your time on Earth; your labor, your property, in fact your very liberty, because whatever you do, whatever you produce with your time and your labor and your creativity is hers first - then she will decide how much she will give back to you.

This is the face of the Left in America today. What's yours is theirs, and they will take it by any means necessary, including sending "marauding bands" to harass you, to threaten you and then, if you refuse to submit, destroy you and your property, because if they can't have it, if they can't seize it in service to their nefarious purposes, they will punish you; they will destroy it so that you can't have it either. If they can't take it by other means, they will simply tear it down so that it no longer exists, with the raw intent of snuffing out your ambitions lest they be dashed again by their plunder.

Only then will they be happy for the briefest of moments, because they will have wrought vengence in the name of their hatred for your success and the freedoms you have derived from it.

But that happiness is not really happiness at all. It's nothing more than a moment of relief from their innate sense of envy and greed. It's a spasm, the lowliest of satisfactions, no more fulfilling than that derived from any other form of rape.

So, inevitably, they soon once again marshall their hatred and envy, stoke it back into that burning rage on which they thrive, and ride off in search of their next victims, whom they have labelled for their marauders with their poisonous propaganda. These are the new marauders, same as the old marauders. You see their crimes every day in the newspapers and every night on the evening news, announcing their next program in the name of the public good, when it is really just their latest pretense for robbing the individual of his God-given right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.

These are the enemies we must fight, from Obama in the White House on down to that snivelling little ideologue in your local town council. All must be driven from the public trough and the positions of power they so abuse, all of them, once and for all. For they are your enemies.

Not your "opponents" - your enemies.

And they are coming for you.

Wednesday, 21 September 2011

Who Here Is a SCOAMF (IYKWIMAITYD)?

Looks at mes!

Here's the latest bit of world-stage-grade idiocy from the Styrofoam Demigod (that would be the jug-eared doofus waving his hand in front of Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj, Prime Minister of Mongolia):



















Just for fun I copied this subhead (automatically generated, one hopes) from the originating MSLSD PhotoBlog page:


Here's the screencap:




Comedy gold, baby, comedy gold!

Monday, 19 September 2011

Rex Murphy: The Media’s Love Affair with a Disastrous President.

It takes Canadian journalist Rex Murphy of the National Post to say what is on the minds of everyone who knows the American media shilled for Obama and that their day of reckoning is coming:
As the bad economic news continues to emanate from the United States — with a double-dip recession now all but certain — a reckoning is overdue. American journalism will have to look back at the period starting with Barrack(sic) Obama’s rise, his assumption of the presidency and his conduct in it to the present, and ask itself how it came to cast aside so many of its vital functions. In the main, the establishment American media abandoned its critical faculties during the Obama campaign — and it hasn’t reclaimed them since. . . . As a result, the press gave the great American republic an untried, unknown and, it is becoming more and more frighteningly clear, incompetent figure as President. . . . To the degree the press neglected its function as watchdog and turned cupbearer to a styrofoam demigod, it is a partner in the flaws and failures of what is turning out to be one of the most miserable performances in the modern history of the American presidency.
"Cupbearer to a styrofoam demigod." Elegant.

But I'm not so sure that the "establishment American media" or, as I like to call them, "shameless whores", are going to get very reflective about their lead part in the long national nightmare that is the Obama presidency. Notice, for instance, how "unexpected" every piece of Obama-Caused Economic Disaster news is these days; or the ongoing campaign to destroy Obama's critics both inside (House Rethuglicans!) and outside (Tea Baggers!) the government.

After all, as Glenn Reynolds points out, they haven't even taken responsibility, let alone shown any inclination towards atonement, for their role in covering up the John Edwards fiasco. But Bill Quick (HT Instapundit) doesn't accept Murphy's premise that the American media “neglected its functions as watchdog.”
It performed to perfection what it truly believes its function is: to help shape history, politics, and culture in ways it finds congenial. Early on, the press made a collective decision that helping to effect the election of Barack Obama would admirably fulfill that function, and so it did everything in its power to help him defeat, first, Hillary Clinton, and next, John McCain. There was no failure here. There was instead complete success at fulfilling their intentions.
Silly Rex Murphy - naively believing that his American counterparts are honest like him. They most certainly are not. He is correct, however, in his conclusion: the media are no longer able to protect their styrofoam demigod; time and events eventually bring down frauds like Obama and his media sycophants, and they are all going down together.

It's going to be great.

Sunday, 18 September 2011

Solyndra Updates: It Gets Worse If Your Name Is Barack Obama And You Are The President Of The United States

Atlanta Journal Constitution: Obama admin reworked Solyndra loan to favor donor
Chicago Tribune: Obama's Solyndra scandal reeks of the Chicago Way

Another Obama Fundraiser Linked To Solyndra Criminal Fraud. Oh Yes; There Are More Than One.

Like George Kaiser.

Who?

But I digress.

The Chicago Tribune's subhead refers to Solyndra's "political influence" rather than acknowledging that the whole fraud was perpetrated against American taxpayers in concert between Solyndra and Obama for their own respective interests, but the fact remains: the Chicago Tribune is headlining an Obama bagman's link to the federal government program that lent taxpayer dollars to Solyndra.

Oh yes, almost forgot: about George Kaiser.

Andrew McCarthy: Obama's Knowing Participation In The Solyndra Criminal Fraud

I have no doubt that Eric Holder's DOJ will attempt to disassociate Obama from his intentional role in promoting the Solyndra fraud against the American taxpayer, but I doubt very much that Holder's efforts on his boss' behalf will withstand Republican and public scrutiny, especially when legal minds of Andrew McCarthy's calibre make the case for criminality. McCarthy's article in National Review Online is a devastating indictment of everyone involved and maps the path for future investigations, beginning with his opening paragraphs:
The Solyndra debacle is not just Obama-style crony socialism as usual. It is a criminal fraud. That is the theory that would be guiding any competent prosecutor’s office in the investigation of a scheme that cost victims — in this case, American taxpayers — a fortune.

Fraud against the United States is one of the most serious felony offenses in the federal penal law. It is even more serious than another apparent Solyndra violation that has captured congressional attention: the Obama administration’s flouting of a statute designed to protect taxpayers.
These are serious charges, and this is only the beginning. Read it all at NRO.

Thursday, 15 September 2011

The Peace Process Explained

By Israeli Foreign Minister Danny Ayalon:

Solyndra: Obama's Enron



Lots more to come, folks. Like this from Sarah Palin:
Joining GE in the pantheon on crony capitalism is another Obama favorite that has been in the news of late: Solyndra. The President hailed this “green energy” company in a speech last May as “the true engine of economic growth.” When he announced the $535 million guarantee to Solyndra, Vice President Biden said that investments like this are “exactly what the Recovery Act is all about.” (Dear God…If the failed Solyndra venture has been what it’s “all about,” then that explains a lot.) As I pointed out in my speech at the Reagan Ranch Center last February: “History has proven again and again, when government picks the winners and losers, we’re stuck with the losers, and we the taxpayers subsidize failure!” And that’s what we’re seeing now, as the FBI raids the solar energy company’s headquarters to glean more information after the company was handed half a billion dollars in “green energy” Stimulus funds from the American taxpayer only to later declare bankruptcy. More than one thousand Solyndra workers lost their jobs. Now as the truth comes out, we discover that the White House was heavily involved in the Department of Energy’s rushed decision to give the Stimulus funds to Solyndra, and they tried to move the money through so quickly they seem to have ignored concerns that the company was not viable. Why would they do this? Perhaps it’s because a large investor in the company (about 35%) is Obama campaign bundler George Kaiser. And with the way the deal is structured, Kaiser will get his debts paid before we the taxpayers see any relief. That is sickening. And that’s how it works: workers lose their jobs, wealthy political cronies stand a good chance of getting their money back, and the U.S. taxpayer gets the shaft. Again.

Malignant Narcissist Alert

If you love him, you'll Do What He Saaaay Do What He Saaaay!



Jim Treacher:
You know Obama loves you. You know how special you are to him. So why do you keep trying to hurt him? Why do you keep backtalking and trying to take his money? Do you think he wants to ruin the economy?
Why yes. Yes I do.

Wednesday, 14 September 2011

Attaaaaaack Waaaaaaatch!

Via Hot Air
Team O has come up with a rehash of their Fight The Smears or whatever it was, only this time it's being branded in ominous Nazi Red on Reichstag Black with Aryan Ivory trim.



Rush Limbaugh shared this comment from an online wag:
Is it possible to read this in the original German?
Meanwhile, WaPo headlines that Attack Watch is the laughing stock of the intertubes and Twits are holding a free-for-all laugh-in at Opey's expense.

And this:

Wednesday, 7 September 2011

Welcome to Barbarian Sons O' Bitches From Hell

We're going to post our basic info pretty soon, but for now let's just leave things dark and foreboding in fullfillment of Jimmy Hoffa Jr's apocalyptic vision.