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Quote of the Day

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

Once again, Ann Coulter nails it:

“Do not allow Democrats anywhere near foreign policy. Not even to keep them away from domestic policy. It’s a mistake to ask those who don’t even like democracy to defend it.”

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Harvard’s Niall Ferguson Schools MSNBC Talking Head on Muslim Brotherhood and Caliphate

Wednesday, February 16th, 2011

Mr. Ferguson is articulate, competent, and lays out the facts of his argument very clearly.

How he made it past the MSNBC screeners is a good question.

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What did Pelosi know and when did she know it?

Thursday, April 23rd, 2009

According to the Wall Street Journal,

…members of Congress from both parties have been fully aware of [enhanced interrogation techniques] since the program began in 2002. We believed it was something that had to be done in the aftermath of the 9/11 terrorist attacks to keep our nation safe. After many long and contentious debates, Congress repeatedly approved and funded this program on a bipartisan basis in both Republican and Democratic Congresses.

By “enhanced interrogation techniques”, the WSJ is referring to techniques that would be considered light hazing in most fraternities and sororities on major college campuses across the country.

Not only has our Dear Leader has, against the advice of the current and four prior CIA directors, told the Islamofascists exactly what to expect once captured, he has also “opened the door to possible prosecution of Justice Department attorneys who provided legal advice” on the hazing techniques used. The WSJ correctly identifies this as “It seems that he has capitulated to left-wing groups and some in Congress who are demanding show trials over this program.”

Now in the cooperative spirit of bi-partisanship that our Dear Leader talks so much about, any such investigations should a deep probe into the Congressional leaders who approved of the program, including Nancy Pelosi and Harry Reid. If Pelosi, Reid, and other key democrat congressional leaders are not included and prosecuted with the same vigor as any Justice Department staffers, Republican members of Congress, or former members of the GWB administration, then it will be clearly visible to citizens of the United States that the extremist left is engaging in a purely partisan Witch Hunt.

Update: To no rational thinking adults surprise, democrat “leader” Pelosi has flat out lied about her prior knowledge.

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Another diplomatic failure from Team Lightbringer

Thursday, April 9th, 2009

The Washington Times reports that the Vatican has “rejected at least three of President Obama’s candidates to serve as U.S. ambassador to the Holy See” because of their pro-abortion stances.

If our Dear Leader hopes to meet Pope Benedict XVI in July, he should have a ambassador in place first. I’m sure the White House would never dream of sending a staunch anti-Communist to meet with the Communist Dictators of Cuba, so this must be some sort of logistical issue. It is likely that in the highly diverse and tolerant liberal democrat administration, there isn’t one person of significant rank (and for an ambassador, that includes anyone who donated a big pile of money during the campaign) who supports the Pro-Life agenda.

HT to The Other McCain

Update: Team Obama continues its foreign policy record of Epic Fail by attempting to make one of his campaign supporters, who is also strongly pro-abortion, to the post of Ambassador to the Vatican. In this case, it’s Princess Caroline of the democrat political Kennedy dynasty. Does the President also plan on attempting to give the Pope a wedgie when they meet?

Of course, the Vatican has rejected this attempt as well. Bill Clinton was experienced and smart enough not to drop the ball on a simple diplomatic appointment like this one. He picked the former Mayor of Boston, democrat and a more observant Roman Catholic than Princess Caroline, whom the Vatican had no problems accepting as the Ambassador of the United States of America.

It seems that a simple task of finding a Pro-Life democrat to appoint to this post is beyond the skill set of Team Lightbringer. The other explanation I put forward may be true. It’s not a simple task, because the “highly diverse and tolerant liberal democrat administration” of our Dear Leader doesn’t include a single democrat who supports a Pro-Life agenda and nobody in their circle of friends/co-workers is a democrat who supports a Pro-Life agenda.

So much for that “big tent” diversity thing. It appears that this simple level of diversity is not part of “Hope & Change.”

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