Thursday, December 21, 2006

"It Will Be A Miracle If There Isn't A Terror Attack Over The Holidays In London"

Via Drudge: "London Braces for Attack; 'Miracle' If There Isn't One:"

British intelligence and law enforcement officials have passed on a grim assessment to their U.S. counterparts, "It will be a miracle if there isn't a terror attack over the holidays in London," a senior American law enforcement official tells

"It is not a matter of if there will be an attack, but how bad the attack will be," an intelligence official told

Wednesday, December 20, 2006

Freedom Towers Go Up

Construction on the Freedom Tower has begun at Ground Zero with the placement of huge steel columns. I still wish they'd just rebuild the WTC towers, but anything's better than nothing...

A Christmas Greeting From Al-Zawahri

Hat tip to LGF for this video from Scrppleface. Funny, but a good message, too. Wouldn't the world be better if we were all Christians? The world will never be perfect, but there's no denying it's be a better place if everyone just loved God and one another:

Dear Senator Harkin

Got this via email (it said it was an actual letter to a Senator, but who knows), I found it funny and informative:

Dear Senator Harkin,
As a native Iowan and excellent customer of the Internal Revenue
Service, I am writing to ask for your assistance. I have contacted
the Department of Homeland Security in an effort to determine the
process for becoming an illegal alien and they referred me to you.
My primary reason for wishing to change my status from U.S.
Citizen to illegal alien stems from the bill which was recently passed by the
Senate and for which you voted. If my understanding of this bill's provisions
is accurate, as an illegal alien who has been in the United States for five years,
all I need to do to become a citizen is to pay a $2,000 fine and income taxes
for three of the last five years. I know a good deal when I see one and I am
anxious to get the process started before everyone figures it out. Simply put,
those of us who have been here legally have had to pay taxes every year so
I'm excited about the prospect of avoiding two years of taxes in return for
paying a $2,000 fine. Is there any way that I can apply to be illegal retroactively?
This would yield an excellent result for me and my family because we paid heavy
taxes in 2004 and 2005. Additionally, as an illegal alien I could begin using the
local emergency room as my primary health care provider. Once I have stopped
paying premiums for medical insurance, my accountant figures I could save
almost $10,000 a year. Another benefit in gaining illegal status would be that my
daughter would receive preferential treatment relative to her law school
applications, as well as "in-state" tuition rates for many colleges throughout
the United States for my son. Lastly, I understand that illegal status would relieve
me of the burden of renewing my driver's license and making those burdensome car
insurance premiums. This is very important to me given that I still have college age
children driving my car. If you would provide me with an outline of the process to
become illegal (retroactively if possible) and copies of the necessary forms, I
would be most appreciative. Thank you for your assistance.
Your Loyal Constituent,
Donald Ruppert
Burlington, IA

Tuesday, December 19, 2006

Torture Can Be Hell

Those poor terrorists have it so tough:

Robert Gates Takes Oath Of Office

Hat tip to Hot Air, here's the video of Robert Gates being sworn in as Secretary of Defense:

Break In The Hunt For OBL

Political Pit Bull reports on some big breaks in the hunt for Osama - the capture of a Pakistani with AQ ties who may have once been OBL's personal escort. I have to agree with Ace on this one: "Waterboard him. Hell, cut off his g[**]damn fingers. Let's stop f[***]ing about."

Rap-Metal Against Jihad

Gotta give LGF another hat tip for this great video (I just can't turn down videos!) A rap-metal group, rapping against violent Islam. Here's Mojo with "Open Season:"

(Profanity warning for you sissies)

Here're the lyrics:

I speak peace when peace is spoken, But I speak war when your hate is provoking, The season is open 24-7-365, Man up yo time to ride, No need to hide behind slogans of deceit, Claiming that you're a religion of peace, We just don't believe you, We can clearly see through, The madness that you're feeding your people, Jihad the cry of your unholy war, Using the willing, the weak and poor, From birth drowning in propaganda, rhetoric and slander, All we can say is damn ya

My forefathers fought and died for this here
I'm stronger than your war of fear
Are we clear?
If you step in my hood
It's understood
It's open season

I don't need a faith that's blind, Where death and hate bring me peace of mind, With views that are stuck deep in the seventh century, So much sand in your eyes to blind to see, The venom that you leaders preach, Is the path to your own destruction, Your own demise, You might say that I don't understand but your disgust for me is what I realize, Surprise!
Your homicidal ways has got the whole world watching, Whole world scoping, So if you bring it to my home base, Best believe it, The season's open

I see you, Hell yeah I see you, Motherfucker naw, I don't wanna be you, If you come to my place, I'll drop more than just some bass, Yo you'll get a taste of a, Sick motherfucker from the Dirty, I ain't worrying not a fucking bit, I'm telescoping like Hubble, Yo you in trouble, Yo on the double, I'm wild with mine, Bring that style with mine, Fuck with my family I'll end your line, Just the way it is, Just the way it be, Do you understand? No matter if you're woman or man, or child, My profile is crazy, That shit you do doesn't amaze me, I'm ready to blaze thee

I don't give a damn what god you claim, I've seen the innocent that you've slain, On my streets you're just fair game, Like a pig walk to your slaughter, The heat here is so much hotter, And my views won't teeter totter or fluctuate, Step to me you just met your fate, And I'll annihilate, With the skill of a Shogun assassin, Slicing and dicing precise with a passion, In any shape form or fashion, Bring it to my home, Welcome to the danger zone, Cause your attitude's the reason, The triggers keep squeezing, The hunt is on and it's open season

It's Open Season

Four Days Without A Post!

Boy; four days without a post! Sorry about that... I guess mostly I've just been lazy, but I do have fish to take care of, family to visit, gifts to buy, fiddle to practice, and (finally) some leisure time to enjoy. I'll try to pick up the pace on the posts, but if I don't soon, I'm sure I will after New Year's.

David Zucker Takes On The Iraq Surrender Group

David Zucker's newest film, via LGf, take on the Iraq Surrender Group:

(I love these things)

Friday, December 15, 2006

Bush Awards Natan Sharansky The Medal Of Freedom

President Bush has awarded Natan Sharansky the highest civilian honor, the Medal of Freedom:

Natan Sharansky spent nine years in a Soviet gulag for working to advance religious liberties and human rights in the former Soviet Union.

President Bush says Sharansky remains a powerful champion of the principles that all people deserve to live in freedom, and that the advance of liberty is critical to world peace and security. "Today, the Soviet Union is history, but the world still knows the name Sharansky," said the president. "As a free man, he's become a political leader in Israel, winning four elections to the Knesset, and serving more than eight years in the Cabinet. He remains, above all, an eloquent champion for liberty and democracy."

Sharansky authored one of my favorite books (which I am currently in the middle of) The Case For Democracy, which talks about what is now known as the "Bush Doctrine," the spreading of free societies throughout the world to obtain world peace.

Monday, December 11, 2006

Site News

Well, I'm in finals week, so posting will no-doubt be slow this week.

We've just upgraded to the new version of blogger, so I'll be spending most of my time adding labels to our 378 posts. You'll now notice at the end of every post is a list of labels. Clicking on one will pull up all posts related to that topic; a very cool feature.

Thursday, December 07, 2006

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei Seriously Ill?

Pajamas Media reports that Ayatollah ali Khamenei is seriously ill, possibly on his death bed:

Khamenei first complained of chills, and then broke out in a cold sweat. He lay down to rest, and began to lose feeling in his feet, at which point his aides got him to the hospital.

Amidst maximum security, and under orders that the event be kept secret at all costs, the theocrat was placed in one of the luxurious suites reserved for the country's most important figures. Khamenei'’s blood pressure and pulse were alarmingly low, and his physicians at first feared some sort of hemorrhage. But they could find no trace of internal bleeding, and concluded that he had had some sort of cardiac crisis.

LGF points out that this could mean more power for Ahmadinejad and his cronies, not a good thing since he aims to destroy the rest of the world, as opposed to Khamenei who mostly focuses on destroying his own people...

Ebola Virus Kills 5,000 Gorillas, Says Study

Well, at least the Ebola virus is good for something: the AFP reports that the deadly virus has killed off about 5,000 gorillas. Gorillas are right up there on my list of "enemy animals" with sharks, elephants, cougars (the worst of the bunch), and bears.

Tuesday, December 05, 2006

More slow news day evidence ...

Here's some more evidence that it's a slow news day; the big , bold headline on Drudge:


God help us.

Slow News Day

Just wanted to let you know I'm not lazy, it's a slow news day. Michelle Malkin has a post about good kid-tested, mother-aproved toys and LGF has a 12 minute Iranian sci-fi clip up, so I'm not the only one feeling the slow-news-day-pain.

Here's something to read: aparently Andy Roonie is mad that a "racist" rant is being attributed to him and distributed online. I got it a while ago (via email) and found it pretty funny:

I don't think being a minority makes you a victim of anything except numbers. The only things I can think of that are truly discriminatory are things like the United Negro College Fund, Jet Magazine, Black Entertainment Television, and Miss Black America. Try to have things like the UnitedCaucasianCollege Fund, Cloud Magazine, White Entertainment Television, or Miss White America; and see what happens...Jesse Jackson will be knocking down your door.

Guns do not make you a killer. I think killing makes you a killer. You can kill someone with a baseball bat or a car, but no one is trying to ban you from driving to the ball game.


I think that if you feel homosexuality is wrong, it is not a phobia, it is an opinion.

I have the right "NOT" to be tolerant of others because they are different, weird, or tick me off.

When 70% of the people who get arrested are black, in cities where 70% of the population is black, that is not racial profiling, it is the Law of Probability.

I believe that if you are selling me a milkshake, a pack of cigarettes, a newspaper or a hotel room, you must do it in English! As a matter of fact, if you want to be an American citizen, you should have to speak English!

My father and grandfather didn't die in vain so you can leave the countries you were born in to come over and disrespect ours.

I think the police should have every right to shoot your sorry ass if you threaten them after they tell you to stop. If you can't understand the word "freeze" or "stop" in English, see the above lines.

I don't think just because you were not born in this country, you are qualified for any special loan programs, government sponsored bank loans or tax breaks, etc., so you can open a hotel, coffee shop, trinket store, or any other business.

We did not go to the aid of certain foreign countries and risk our lives in wars to defend their freedoms, so that decades later they could come over here and tell us our constitution is a living document; and open to their interpretations.

I don't hate the rich. I don't pity the poor.


I think Bill Gates has every right to keep every penny he made and continue to make more. If it ticks you off, go and invent the next operating system that's better, and put your name on the building.

It doesn't take a whole village to raise a child right, but it does take a parent to stand up to the kid; and smack their little behinds when necessary, and say "NO!"


I am sick of "Political Correctness." I know a lot of black people, and not a single one of them was born in Africa; so how can they be "African-Americans"? Besides, Africa is a continent. I don't go around saying I am a European-American because my great, great, great, great, great, great grandfather was from Europe. I am proud to be from America and nowhere else...

NYC Bans Trans Fats

More rights fly out the window in NYC, where trans fats have now been banned in restaurants. Can someone say "slippery slope?" First smoking, now trans fats. What next? Candy, full-contact sports, or anything else enjoyable that the government could deem too dangerous is at risk. But hey, it's all for our own good...

Monday, December 04, 2006

Illegals Murder 12 Americans Daily

A disgusting story from Hot Air, "Illegal aliens murder 12 Americans daily:"

Twelve Americans are murdered every day by illegal aliens, according to statistics released by Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa. If those numbers are correct, it translates to 4,380 Americans murdered annually by illegal aliens. ThatÂ’s 21,900 since Sept. 11, 2001.

Apparentlyy Captain Ed is questioning the veracity of this story, but even if it's off a little, we know illegals kill Americans. We know it happens quite often. I've put the stories on this blog, and Michelle Malkin has done a good job of posting them, too.

The fact is, not all illegals are just dads trying to scrape by to send money home to their starving children. A lott of them are violent criminals. How many Americans should we let die before we do something about it?

NYT Acknowledges AP's Deceit

Little Green Footballs points out that the NYT is actually acknowledging the AP's deceit! Stepping outside, I'd be willing to believe that Hell may have frozen over...

Russia To Help UK In Poison Investigation

"Russia to Help U.K. in Poisoned Spy Case." Boy, that sounds almost as good as "Iran, Syria to Help With Mid-East Peace." Who says we can't all get along? Oh, that's right, common sense...

Diving Program For Inmates

Your tax money hard at work.

John Bolton Will Step Down From UN Post

Looks like the libs are succeeding in their efforts to completely hamstring America's foreign relations capabilities,\; John Bolton has announce he will step down. Here's an interesting quote from the story:

Critics have questioned BoltonÂ’s brusque style and whether he could be an effective public servant who could help bring reform to the U.N.

That makes about as much sense as, well, as any argument liberals try to make... Bolton is tough on the UN and doesn't give them everything they want, and this means he wouldn't help the process of bringing accountability and sense back to the UN? If that's true than maybe the libs should give GW everything he wants, you know, to bring accountabilityy back to the Executive Branch...

If the one person willing to stand up to the UN is gone, how are we to expect they'll change? And when we replace Bolton with some sissy who pats the UN on the back while they rape children, ignore tyrants andcondemnn Israel, that will bring reform? Let's see how that goes...

Sunday, December 03, 2006

Slow Posting

Man, I didn't realize how long it's been since I've posted. My apologies. I'll get back at it on Monday. Until then, here's a good one from Cox & Forkum: