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Time Epic Fail

Wednesday, June 29th, 2011

In a recent article in the so-called “news weekly” Time about the Constitution of the United States of America, the author, who is also the Managing Editor, managed to make no less than thirteen (13) factual errors.

The Constitution is written in a fairly clear and straightforward manner, and has been the subject of much scholarly research. So for a ‘veteran’ reporter like Richard Stengel to make over one dozen errors in an article on the Constitution implies that he is either massively incompetent, or intentionally promoting an agenda that is not supported by the Constitution, which would require him to misrepresent the clear intent of the document.  The latter choice also implies that Mr. Stengel assumes that the majority of his readers have not read the Constitution, nor are they going to. A position also held by Rachel Maddow of the far left extremest “news” organization, MSNBC.

Aaron Worthing has an excellent article listing all thirteen (13) factual errors made by the Newsweek Managing Editor, Richard Stengel.  You should read the whole thing, which details exactly what is wrong in the article, and provides the correct facts.  I’m just going to list the thirteen (13) errors here.

  1. The Constitution does not limit the Federal Government.
  2. The Constitution is not law.
  3. The Citizenship Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment emancipated the slaves.
  4. The Citizenship Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment granted the right to vote to African Americans.
  5. The original Constitution declared that black people were to be counted as three-fifths of a person.
  6. That the original, unamended Constitution prohibited women from voting.
  7. Inter arma enim silent leges translates as “in time of war, the Constitution is silent.”
  8. The War Powers Act allows the president to unilaterally wage war for sixty days.
  9. We have only declared war five times.
  10. Alexander Hamilton wanted a king for America.
  11. Social Security is a debt within the meaning of Section Four of the Fourteenth Amendment.
  12. Naturalization depends on your birth.
  13. The Obamacare mandate is a tax.

You should do what Mr. Stengel clearly doesn’t want you to do, read the US Constitution. It’s not that long, and is written in clear English, unlike most legislation written today.

Update: The error count is still rising.

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Clearly reality isn’t the left’s strong point

Tuesday, June 21st, 2011

The left keeps repeating their talking point, that Gov Sarah Palin, who currently is running rings around the mainstream media, is “stupid” and an “idiot.” In the meantime, the left’s anointed leader, Barack Hussein Obama, who they keep referring to asthe smartest President evah!“, can’t string a basic sentence together without a string of ummms when he isn’t reading directly off a teleprompter.  Even with his precious teleprompter, he twice referred to Navy Corpsmen as “corpsemen” in a prepared speech honoring Navy Corpsmen!

This is the “genius” who thinks there are 57 states, that Asthmatic kids should get a breathalyzer, and said the Constitution was written “20 centuries ago”.

Clearly, the collected shared reality of rational adults is not the space inhabited by leftists to whom the message is more important than reality.

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Quote of the Day: Althouse on Palin edition

Saturday, June 18th, 2011

“This intense eagerness to get Sarah Palin for whatever it is she might have done on line unfolded concurrently with all the attention that had to be paid to Anthony Weiner for his on-line antics. What we can’t see is the agony the poor journalists must have endured as Weiner’s wienerisms hurt the Democratic Party just when they stood ready to damage the Republican Party with Sarah’s misdeeds. And then — oh, how awful! — they got nothing from Sarah. Nothing but hard work and — urrrgghhh! — good government and — damn! — family values.”

Ann Althouse

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What did Maddow know and when did she know it.

Thursday, June 9th, 2011

Hardly surprising was that MSNBC “commentator” and far left extremist, Rachal Maddow was stanch and aggressive supporter of Rep. Weiner as he lied to the press, his constituents, his staff, his wife and the rest of the world every time he opened his mouth.

Maddow put forth every moonbat conspiracy theory on exactly Weiner was hacked by an evil “vast right wing conspiracy”  posted on the DailyKos, every single one of them were empirically proven wrong BTW, as the “Gospel Truth”tm.

Not that Maddow let the actual truth slow her down.  She is now trying to down play the whole thing with her sex scandal chart

The real question, however, is “What did Maddow know and when did she know it?

One of Weiner Cyber-Mistresses had contacted the Maddow show back on June 3, 2011. The Maddow show wanted nothing to do with this information.  Perhaps if the Cyber-Mistress had said the dirt was on a Republican, the Maddow team would have been all over it.  Or was it the last thing they wanted to, ahem, touch was news about a political sex scandal right when the democrat party‘s attack congressman’s online habits were just hitting the news?


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Six Things The Mainstream Media Would Say About Obama If He Were A Republican

Saturday, June 4th, 2011

John Hawkins wrote this list in an article at  Go there for the details on each item.  OK, sure, there are obviously more than six, but it’s  good start.

1. This guy is way too stupid to be President of the United States!

Ok, this one is going to drive the Moonbats crazy since their religion is based on our Dear Leader being a “super-genius”, but seriously, check just about anything he says without a teleprompter. Plus, why are all of his college transcripts sealed? What is he hiding?

2. Obama’s an amateurish cowboy who’s wrecking our image around the world! Obama’s an amateurish cowboy who’s wrecking our image around the world!

3. Obama’s going to bankrupt the country by giving our money to his corporate cronies!

4. He’s the job-killing, gas-price-raising, economy-wrecking President!

5. Obama’s not an authentic black man.

I can hear the left’s shouts of “Racism” already. Stop and take a look at what Leftists say about any Black conservative. Pretty consistent with what Mr. Hawkins is proposing, and that isn’t counting the vile, racist slurs the left uses.

6. He’s an arrogant jerk who cares about no one but himself!

The number of full rounds of golf since taking office are current in the mid 90s.

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Meanwhile in Wisconsin…

Thursday, March 17th, 2011

Death threats against legislators, which the MSM ignores because the targets of the death threats are Republicans.

Threats made against blogger Ann Althouse for publishing actual facts about the Union protests.

Wisconsin Senate Republican Dan Kapanke has had his his property was vandalized and had death threats.

This must that “new civility” the leftists have been talking about…

Extra bonus democrat corruption outside Wisconsin:

Two Democratic Party leaders in Michigan face nine felony counts for trying to fix an election.  The real news here is that they are actually facing charges, given that election fraud is reliable method of collecting democrat votes.

Update20 Days of Left-Wing Thuggery in Wisconsin: When Will Obama, Democrats, and MSM Call for Civility?

I’m not advising you to hold your breath waiting for it.

Update 2: Death Threats by the Dozens in Wisconsin.  What is it with so called “liberals” and death threats against anybody who dares to disagree with them?  Why is the left so afraid of an open debate of ideas?  The next question is just how stupid these death threat making liberals really are.  Perhaps the  answer lies with this idiot, who posts death threats from his twitter account.

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Morning Roundup

Monday, March 14th, 2011

Let’s review:

It didn’t take long for the left’s anti-science bias use the natural disasters in Japan to push their agenda:

Let’s review the facts of the matter, the nuclear power plant safety systems *survived the 8.9 magnitude earthquake*.

That is worth repeating. The nuclear power plant safety systems still functioned after a 8.9 magnitude earthquake.

It took an 8.9 magnitude earthquake, closely followed by a major tsunami to take them out.

Meanwhile, in California, dozens of people are killed by a natural gas explosion because the gas company can’t keep track of the type of pipe they have buried.

If you want to donate to a relief group that will help the Japanese people, check out Americares or the American Red Cross.

Don’t worry, our Dear Leader isn’t missing his regular 18 holes of golf because of the crisis in Japan.

Former democrat President Bill Clinton is channeling Sarah Palin now, and not how you would think.  Mr. Clinton is speaking out against our Dear Leader‘s ban on off shore drilling.

James O’Keefe exposed racism at NPR, which most of the MSM is strangely (or not so strangely) quiet about.

Liberals and socialists are mean-spirited, but we knew that…


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PDS: The Time Edition

Sunday, February 13th, 2011

Let’s be honest here, Time is a hollow, mockery of a “news” magazine, and has been for years.

The latest evidence is their running a fake story that they clearly didn’t bother to fact check.

Cool part, Gov. Palin calling them out on it. Complete with using the word “lies” to correctly identify their story and calling them on fake quotes.

As I’ve pointed out before, fact’s don’t matter to the haters.  Sarah Palin is the left’s Emmanuel Goldstein.  It’s a Pavlovian response to them. They hear her name and they drool irrational hate.

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A Breitbart Hat Trick

Sunday, January 30th, 2011 has three hits here.


Money Quote: “If Stewart was a journalist I would pound him into pudding. But he’s not. He’s a comedian.”


“MSNBC’s host doubled-down on his charge that Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) is a “balloon head” yet refused to answer his guest’s question about Rep. Hank Johnson (D-GA) and his famous assertion that Guam was tipping over. Meanwhile, Matthews again mis-characterized Rep. Bachmann’s statements about slavery and claims she said that the forefathers eradicated it, something she did not say. ”


Tommy Christopher, Mediaite: When Palin says “their victory in that race to space,” she’s clearly referring to the specific milestone of launching an artificial satellite into Earth orbit, as opposed to the larger “Space Race” that it precipitated.

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Three Exculpatory Facts the MSM Continues to Overlook in the Arizona Shootings

Tuesday, January 18th, 2011

John Sexton gets to the heart of the matter:

One – Sarah Palin’s map was nothing out of the ordinary

Two – Jared Loughner’s fixation on Rep. Giffords pre-dated the Tea Party and Sarah Palin

Three – Jared Loughner’s verifiable ideological commitments are on the left

Three basic facts the MSM refuses to publish.

Read the whole thing.

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