Witch’s Will For A Mourning In April
I will remain in “mourning” so long as Obama’s unworthy ass sits in the Oval Office.
Quote of the day:
Three contractors are bidding to fix a broken fence at the White House. One is from Chicago, another is from Tennessee, and the third is from Minnesota. All three go with a White House official to examine the fence. The Minnesota contractor takes out a tape measure and does some measuring, then works some figures with a pencil. “Well,” he says, “I figure the job will run about $900. $400 for materials, $400 for my crew, and $100 profit for me.”
The Tennessee contractor also does some measuring and figuring, then says, “I can do this job for $700. $300 for materials, $300 for my crew, and $100 profit for me.”
The Chicago contractor doesn’t measure or figure, but leans over to the White House official and whispers, “$2,700.” The official, incredulous, says, “You didn’t even measure like the other guys! How did you come up with such a high figure?”
The Chicago contractor whispers back, “$1000 for me, $1000 for you, and we hire the guy from Tennessee to fix the fence.” “Done!” replies the government official. And that, my friends, is how the stimulus plan works.
My Top 3 Stories:
Investigations of abortion clinics too little, too late
Seven infants were savagely murdered in Philadelphia by a serial killer, prosecutors say. But no one was there to weep for them, to grieve for the loss of what they might have been or to scream at the brutality.
Those innocents were supposed to have been aborted, but when they were born alive, abortionist Dr. Kermit Gosnell stuck scissors into the back of their necks to cut their spinal cords, at least once making a joke of it, according to a grand jury report.
There may have been hundreds of infants that similarly perished at the hands of Gosnell, but the 281-page report said we’d never know because he destroyed the records. Sometimes in his absence fetuses and viable babies were delivered into toilets, awaiting the angel of death to return, the grand jury said.
Such “depravities” scream for answers: How did it happen? Could it happen again? Here, in Illinois?
The report accused the Pennsylvania Department of Health of knowing of Gosnell’s dangerous practices and mistreatment of women back to 1972, a year before the U.S. Supreme Court legalized abortion nationwide. That would make Gosnell a “back alley” abortionist, but even those in the abortion industry who knew that his later “surgeries” endangered women did nothing, the report said.
“We have no idea how many facilities like Gosnell’s have remained out of sight, out of mind of DOH for decades,” the report concluded. The department inspected Gosnell’s clinic only “sporadically” from 1978 to 1993 and never again until 2010. Why? Because “officials concluded that inspections would be ‘putting a barrier up to women’ seeking abortions,” the report said. Added an agency lawyer, “People die.”
Nothing was done until federal agents raided the clinic because Gosnell allegedly was peddling drugs from there. They were astonished at the carnage and filth.
The Paradoxes of the Boston Bombings
by Victor Davis Hanson
A certain American (or for that matter Westernized) resident or citizen — usually male, almost always young, born a Muslim, prone to guilt over temporary secularization or Westernization, as often (or more so) from Pakistan, a Russian Islamic province, the Balkans, Iran, the Philippines, or Africa as from the Arab Middle East, usually failing in American society, always absorbed within American popular culture and guilty over such absorption — at some moment channels his own sense of failure into radical Islam. He seeks some sort of cosmic resonance and redemption for his own personal inadequacies. Presto, a pathetic loser becomes a wannabe bin Laden jihadist, as murder becomes cause for publicity.
The would-be Times Square bomber, Major Hasan, those who killed Jews in Los Angeles and Seattle, and the Salt Lake City shopping-center killer find empowerment in the laxity and tolerance of American culture that seems to grant unlimited rights to the newcomer or second-generation without commensurate responsibilities about learning — and learning to love — the culture and history of their adopted country. We don’t call these killers “terrorists.” We claim that they have nothing to do with al-Qaeda. And yet they give proof that a post-9/11 Islamism energizes their violence — and sometimes enables it by contacts and training.
Like it or not, two half-educated and young killers, at the expense of a few hundred dollars and one dead, with very little capital, shut down an entire city, committed mass mayhem, ruined the lives of hundreds, destroyed the Boston Marathon, and cost the city billions of dollars. But for the chance scans of video cameras, the Tsarnaevs might well have let off more bombs and turned their terror of a day into far greater mayhem of a week. That lesson is not lost on jihadists. To the degree they can enthuse another Tamerlan Tsarnaev in Chechnya or reach a Major Hasan at a mosque or on the Internet, they will continue. I expect more al-Qaedism.
Dershowitz: ‘I Don’t Understand the Way Some People on the Left Glorify American Terrorists’
Attorney Alan Dershowitz on Monday struck back at Robert Redford and other liberals for their seeming devotion to violent, homegrown activists.
Appearing on NewsmaxTV’s Steve Malzberg Show, Dershowitz said, “I don’t understand the way some people on the Left glorify American terrorists” (video follows with transcript and commentary):
STEVE MALZBERG, HOST: Robert Redford before this bombing was on Good Morning America, and he made a movie about the Weather Underground, and he was specifically asked by George Stephanopoulos, “You were followers of them. You kind of rooted for them?” He said, “I don’t know if I wanted a revolution, but I did admire them.” And Stephanopoulos said, “What about the violence?” And he said, “Sometimes you have to have violence.” And you got William Ayers who’s glorified. So, I mean, there’s a big hypocrisy in this country too.
ALAN DERSHOWITZ: Oh, it’s more than hypocrisy. Look at Kathy Boudin is now teaching at Columbia. And Angela Davis has had a distinguished career teaching. Ayers and his wife. These are all people who were terrorists.
MALZBERG: Would you agree no difference between them and this kid [Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev]?
DERSHOWITZ: They’re much worse because they’re much better educated and had all the privileges in the world. So I see them as much, much worse. And I don’t understand the way some people on the Left glorify American terrorists without realizing that, you know, it’s indistinguishable morally from the kinds of terrorism we’re condemning here. And I just don’t buy it.
For the record, Redford appeared on Good Morning America April 2 wherein host George Stephanopoulos so gushed over the actor’s new film, “The Company You Keep,” about a former Weather Underground activist that Redford said, “You ought to get on the marketing team!”
I loved Redford in “The Sting” and “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid.” Great movies.
His political bullshit annoys and disgusts me. I don’t allow him or any other Hollywood celebutard to change my mind or help me decide what I think. This old fart, along with the rest of the Hollywood scum aren’t even good entertainment anymore. When did Redford last make a “good” movie?
It’s sad for me since my dislike for them ruins any enjoyment I might take from watching their movies. I just don’t watch them anymore. Ever.
Not that I ever watched over-rated and under talented celebutards like George Clooney to begin with. Ugh what a no talent “pretty” boy hypocrite!
Worth a Read:
Genes and Racism
By Thomas Sowell
As Bush library opening puts his presidency back in the spotlight, his approval rating is up
Bush and Obama have the same approval rating? Now that’s funny!
It’s also very strange given that the media has kissed Obama’s ass for years while kicking and demeaning Bush at every opportunity.
Perhaps Bush’s dignified behavior has something to do with his going up, while Obama’s whiny, blame everybody else brings his approval down. Either way, as I said, this is funny.
The Illinois jobs crisis
A recovering nation leaves a Midwest laggard behind. No wonder Perry’s poaching.
Conservative Koch Brothers Turning Focus to Newspapers
Media Ignore Democrats Highlighting Problems with ObamaCare
Cockroach Failures Of The Day:
Sheriff Arpaio Recall Effort Floundering
The Washington Times is reporting Arpaio’s opponents are having trouble obtaining the number signatures they need in their petition to recall “America’s Sheriff” Joe Arpaio.
Volunteers’ latest effort took place at a music festival, targeted for its huge crowd size and liberally-minded attendees, The Associated Press reported.
But shortly after setting up camp, recall workers found themselves facing an even larger opposition group: Supporters of Mr. Arpaio turned out in droves and drowned out the recall workers’ rally calls, AP reported.
At the end of the day, pro-recall workers only netted 100 signatures — far less than anticipated for such a heavily attended event.
The union-backed recall drive started in January, and anti-Arpaio forces are reportedly far behind in their goal. They need to collect 335,000 signatures by May 30, and are having to rely primarily on volunteers due to the fact that the effort is not attracting much in the way of donations.
Arpaio’s office was recently targeted with an mail package bomb that was intercepted in Flagstaff.
The ABC Phoenix affiliate reported last week that for the time being, “all mail being received at the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office headquarters will remain unopened until further notice.”
Go Sheriff Joe!