Saturday, August 01, 2009


“Clunker customers would like the option of going from a 15-year-old car to a 5-year-old car,” Mr. Benstock said. The government plan requires that the customer buy a new car that gets at least 4 more miles per gallon than the clunker; the dealers’ plan says only that the replacement car be more fuel-efficient, so it could get just one more mile per gallon.

That may help sales, but is likely to do little for the environment. But experts said the government plan would do little for the environment either.

Michael Gerrard, director of Columbia Law School’s Center for Climate Change Law, said in a statement that the cash-for-clunker program is not a cost-effective way to reduce fuel use or greenhouse gas emissions. Any energy savings, he said, could take several years to realize, considering the time it takes the fuel savings from a new car to exceed the energy cost used to make it.

Why The Majority Of The Public Opposes Cash For Clunkers

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In case you didn't notice, that was a perfectly good car. Only a liberal with too much time and money on their hands would think this was a gain for the planet.

Government Is The Clunker

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The Unreliable Source

There’s speculation out there from the former CIA officer Larry Johnson who is no right-winger and is convinced the president was born in Hawaii
that the full state records would probably show Obama was adopted by the Indonesian Muslim Lolo Soetoro and became formally known as “Barry Soetoro.” Obama may have wanted that suppressed for a host of reasons: issues about his citizenship, questions about his name (it’s been claimed that Obama represented in his application to the Illinois bar that he had never been known by any name other than Barack Obama), and the undermining of his (false) claim of remoteness from Islam. Is that true? I don’t know and neither do you.

But we should know. The point has little to do with whether Obama was born in Hawaii. I’m quite confident that he was. The issue is: What is the true personal history of the man who has been sold to us based on nothing but his personal history? On that issue, Obama has demonstrated himself to be an unreliable source

They Don't Even Know What To Do

Blowing East

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And it's not as if the Chinese system is so simple. Beijing can be intimidating, but it is also limited in its ability to coerce local regional governors. It can of course arrest corrupt officials and does on occasion in order to remind the myriad party officials throughout the country that at the end of the day, the central government rules. But day-to-day, the reality is more decentralized and messier than many realize, making the success of the party's macroeconomic policies all the more remarkable.

Washington, on the other hand, is almost hopeless in its current inefficiency--whiih helps to explain the mismatch between the goals of the stimulus and the results to date.

Now, America is the world's largest debtor nation, while China is looking more dynamic than ever. The tale of the two stimuli provides further evidence of which way the winds have been blowing, and the United States should be concerned that they are blowing east.


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Obama has spent a reported $1 Million in legal fees to keep them SEALED!

  • Obama’s official birth records -SEALED

  • His Occidental College records -SEALED

  • His Columbia College records -SEALED

  • His Harvard College records -SEALED

  • His College Thesis -SEALED

  • His Harvard Law Review articles -SEALED

  • His Indonesia Adoption records -SEALED

  • His Passport file -SEALED

  • His connection to countless foreign and domestic thugs -SEALED

Friday, July 31, 2009

What They Were Thinking

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And the children of citizens of the United States, that may be born beyond sea,Also, children of citizens born beyond sea, &c. or out of the limits of the United States, shall be considered as natural born citizens: Provided, That the right of citizenship shall not descend to persons whose fathers have never been resident in the United States:Exceptions. Provided also, That no person heretofore proscribed by any state, shall be admitted a citizen as aforesaid, except by an act of the legislature of the state in which such person was proscribed.[2]
This was when they were being fairly liberal and before the Federalists closed things down more.

This is arguably some help for McCain but more evidence against O Duce.

Universal Deceit

“During times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act”. George Orwell

The Immigrant

Obama "Care" In A Picture

This picture truly is worth at least a thousand words.
after the beers
I am stunned that the official White House Blog published this picture and that it is in the public domain. The body language is most revealing.
As some AT commentators point out, this picture becomes a metaphor for ObamaCare. The elderly are left in the back, with only the kindness of the Crowleys of the world, the stand up guys, to depend on. The government has other priorities.
A nice comparison of the character of the two most recent presidents. George Bush with Senator Robert Byrd:
Bush with Byrd


Then there's the attention Daskal lavished on Canadian-born Omar Khadr, a detainee she says is being denied "his rights as a child." (Human Rights Watch has urged Defense Secretary Bob Gates to transfer Khadr to courts where he'd be treated as a juvenile.) He's an adult now, but Khadr was 15 when apprehended on an Afghan battlefield — where, US troops say, he launched the grenade that killed Sgt. First Class Christopher Speer.

Sgt. Layne Morris, who was wounded by the same grenade, calls claims that Khadr should be treated as a child "laughable." And he says: "The fact that she took on that young man's case — and has argued the ridiculous things that she has — and is now appointed to the Justice Department, where she brings in those same thought processes and prejudices — it doesn't bode well for the security of our country."

Nope, it sure doesn't.

Our British King (Part 85,937)

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This all leads to the question of how can Obama be an Article II “natural born Citizen” if he was at birth both a U.S. citizen (assuming he was born in the U.S.) and a British citizen which alone disqualifies him from having that status? But to make matters worse, Obama continues to be a British citizen at a time that he is currently the President of the United States. Can we reasonably conclude that the Founding Fathers, who had just fought a war with Great Britain and who did not want a foreigner to occupy the Office of President, would have allowed a British citizen, who carries that status not only from birth but also to the time he occupies the Office, to be President of the United States and Commander in Chief of its Military? Another question is how can a would-be President and Commander in Chief of the Military with current dual citizenship obtain a security clearance

Thursday, July 30, 2009

Still British

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Assuming that Obama was born in the United States, he was not only born a dual national of the United States and Great Britain, but at present he continues to be such. Some maintain that American law on citizenship cannot be subjected to any foreign law. But such an argument does not resolve the question of Obama’s dual nationality, for each nation has the sovereign right to make its own citizenship laws and one nation cannot deny another nation that right. This point can be better understood when we consider that McCain was born in Panama to U.S. citizen parents and U.S. citizenship law declared him a U.S. citizen even though he was born in Panama and Panamanian law may have declared him a citizen of Panama. Neither Panama nor any other nation questioned the United States' right to pass a law that gave McCain U.S. citizenship by descent from his parents even though he was born in Panama.

Kind Of Weird

And why would Obama not welcome Hawaii’s release of any record in its possession about the facts and circumstances of his birth? Isn’t that kind of weird? It would, after all, make the whole issue go away and, if there’s nothing there, make those who’ve obsessed over it look like fools. Why should I need any better reason to be curious than Obama’s odd resistance to so obvious a resolution?

There’s speculation out there from the former CIA officer Larry Johnson
who is no right-winger and is convinced the president was born in Hawaii
that the full state records would probably show Obama was adopted by the Indonesian Muslim Lolo Soetoro and became formally known as “Barry Soetoro.” Obama may have wanted that suppressed for a host of reasons: issues about his citizenship, questions about his name

The Person

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NEW YORK: Chairman Senate Muhammadmian Soomro may be having a friend in White House if Barak Hussain Obama finally succeeds in his presidential bid.

Hardly a few people know about Soomro's link with Obama, which he never discussed it in public. But in private interactions with influential Pakistanis here in the US, Obama disclosed that Soomro's father was his host when he went on a hunting expedition in Jacobabad during his visit to Pakistan in 1981.

While in Karachi, Obama had stayed at the residence of his college friend, Hassan Chandio. In Jacobabad, he was the guest of Soomro family. Muhammadmian Soomro confirmed this information and said it was his first meeting with Obama.

"Yes, he had been our guest and spent three days in Jacobabad,"
When Soomro was asked about the person who referred Obama to his father, he said he nowadays lived in some country in South America. He was, however, reluctant to disclose his identity, saying he will have to seek permission

The Citizen ... Of Indonesia

Under Indonesian law, adoption before the age of six by an Indonesian male qualified a child for citizenship. According to Dreams from My Father, Obama was four when he met Lolo Soetoro; his mother married Soetoro shortly thereafter; and Obama was already registered for school when he and his mother relocated to Jakarta, where Soetoro was an oil-company executive and liaison to the Suharto government. That was in 1966, when Obama was five. Obama attended Indonesian elementary schools, which, in Suharto’s police state, were generally reserved for citizens (and students were required to carry identity cards that matched student registration information). The records of the Catholic school Obama/Soetoro attended for three years identify him as a citizen of Indonesia. Thus Obama probably obtained Indonesian citizenship through his adoption by Soetoro in Hawaii. That inference is bolstered by the 1980 divorce submission of Ann Dunham and Lolo Soetoro, filed in Hawaii state court.


The fact is that Obama’s account of his background is increasingly revealed as a fabrication, not his life as lived; his utterances reflect the expediencies of the moment, not the truth. What is supposed to save the country from fraudulence of this sort is the media.
Astonishingly, reporters see their job not as reporting Obama news but as debunking Obama news, or flat-out suppressing it. How many Americans know, for example, that as a sitting U.S. senator in 2006, Obama interfered in a Kenyan election, publicly ripping the incumbent government (a U.S. ally) for corruption while he was its guest and barnstorming with his preferred candidate: a Marxist now known to have made a secret agreement with Islamists to convert Kenya to sharia law, and whose supporters, upon losing the election, committed murder and mayhem, displacing thousands of Kenyans and plunging their country into utter chaos?

The Dance

In the above fairy tale, he sought to frame his life as a morality play: the hero giving up the cushy life of the capitalist “enemy” for the virtues of community organizing. But we’ve seen this dance a hundred times. If Obama wants to strike a connection with graduating students in Moscow, he makes up a story about meeting his “future wife . . . in class” (Barack and Michelle Obama met at work). If he wants to posture about his poverty and struggle in America, he waxes eloquent about his single mother’s surviving on “food stamps” so she could use every cent to send him “to the best schools in the country” (Obama was raised by his maternal grandparents, who had good jobs and were able to pull strings to get him into an elite Hawaiian prep school).


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The polls:
Presidential approval-disapproval:
Rasmussen: 48-51
Others: 56-35

While most polls show Obama with commanding if slipping 56-35 approval numbers, he is now underwater at Rasmussen, 48-51, where he’s been for a week. His June 22 presser was a complete flop, remembered only for raising the Gates-Cambridge flap to week-long headlines. Obama’s earlier order to have a bill on his desk before the August recess has long since been a joke. Numerous directives from Obama, Pelosi, Rahm Emanuel, and Steny Hoyer have been laughed off by the Blue Dogs in the House.

Everybody now heads for the August recess, where multitudes of Americans are waiting to express their opposition, and their general displeasure with the Democrats’ failure to improve the economy while proposing costly new measures. The majority media trundle merrily along as if mere road bumps stand between the Democrats and their agenda. But the Democrats have read the poll numbers.

Pray that it's true.

Barney "Single Payer Trojan Horse" Frank

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Caption Contest Winner

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( Clockwise fm bottom left) A loud-mouthed clueless moron, a left-wing butthead racist academic, a cop, and an egomaniac who thinks he should rule the world. Yeah, I've been to that bar.

Tehran Today

Barry and his Pravda media stooges can't wait to sell out these people. Is he a mental midget or evil? Probably both.


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An outpouring of skeptical scientists who are members of the American Chemical Society (ACS) are revolting against the group’s editor-in-chief — with some demanding he be removed — after an editorial appeared claiming “the science of anthropogenic climate change is becoming increasingly well established.”

The editorial claimed the “consensus” view was growing “increasingly difficult to challenge, despite the efforts of diehard climate-change deniers.” The editor now admits he is “startled” by the negative reaction from the group’s scientific members. The American Chemical Society bills itself as the “world’s largest scientific society.”

The June 22, 2009 editorial in Chemical and Engineering News by editor in chief Rudy Baum, is facing widespread blowback and condemnation from American Chemical Society member scientists. Baum concluded his editorial by stating that “deniers” are attempting to “derail meaningful efforts to respond to global climate change.”

And Lucia's A Racist Too Don't You Know?

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Well, other than the fact that she is the living, breathing poster child of PC, that is. Good Lord.

The Little People

Moreover—and this is a point I haven’t seen others make—when Gates was shouting in the hearing of passerbys that Crowley was a racist, Crowley must have regarded this as a threat to his entire career. Allegations of racism could result in losing his job, being publicly disgraced, being unable to get another good job—the end of everything he’d worked for all his adult life.

Gates, on the other hand, had the power to destroy Crowley’s career. And he seemed to enjoy wielding that power, or at least to be acting in reckless disregard of his capacity to destroy the professional life of another human being. Yes, Gates was jet-lagged and presumably irritated that he was locked out of his house. But the possibility that Crowley was a decent professional, not at all a racist, properly investigating a possible crime, doesn’t seem to have occurred to him. Crowley was just one of the little people, a disposable commodity in the career of an academic superstar.

Go Lashley!


A "monopsony," though equally evil, is yet technically the opposite. It is a market in which there are many sellers, but only one buyer. It is a market in which, to a laughable degree, the buyer now gets anything he wants. The classic example is the fate of the labourer under socialism, who becomes, for all practical purposes, the perfect slave.

An excellent contemporary example is "climate change science." The one customer is the government, and the product they are buying is "scientific proof of anthropogenic global warming." They need it to justify government takeover of every aspect of the carbon economy. And since no one else needs it, they have their choice of suppliers.

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Libs Think Hamdi Could Be Prez

Would it help to put the case of Yaser Hamdi in front of the media. Is he someone who, in principle, could be eligible to be president of the U.S.?

From House Committee hearings on birthright citizenship:
Yaser Hamdi

This question is critically important in light of the Yaser Hamdi case. Hamdi, who was captured in Afghanistan fighting for the Taliban, was born in Louisiana to Saudi parents who were in the U.S. on temporary visas. He returned to Saudi Arabia as a small child and maintained little connection to the United States.
Yet, because he was born on U.S. soil and considered a U.S. citizen, he is granted rights and benefits that a noncitizen combatant would not have been granted.

I have since read that he has renounced his U.S. citizenship. Also, he was born in 1980 so he is not yet 35 years old, and he has not lived in the U.S. 14 years.

He is obviously someone who has no allegiance to the U.S.!!

Today's Parody, Next Year's Reality

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (PP) – Speaking from the steps of the Rose Garden, President Barack Obama this morning proposed a new federal program addressing the nation’s housing crisis and introduced his new Housing Czar, California’s current Attorney General and former Governor, Jerry Brown.

A reporter from the crowd on the lawn asked Mr. Brown if that meant a curtailing of private property rights. President Obama took back the podium before Mr. Brown could answer.

“Let me begin by saying this: I know that there are millions of Americans who are content with their housing – they like their home and they value their relationships with their neighbors. And that means that no matter how we reform housing, we will keep this promise: If you like your house, you will be able to keep your house. Period. No one will take it away. No matter what. My view is that housing reform should be guided by a simple principle: fix what’s broken and build on what works.

Next Up: Democrat Grievance Group Warfare

Oddly enough, for a guy who heads an organization of martyrs, Mr Abu Aita is complaining that Bruno has endangered his life:

Mr Abu Aita’s lawyer, Hatem Abu Ahmad, said that he is preparing a legal action against Baron Cohen and Universal Studios alleging that the Martyrs’ Brigade reference could get his client in trouble with the Israelis and the homosexual association could get him killed by the Palestinians.

Can't wait till that winds up in front of our new empathetic Supreme Court: Isn't it Islamophobic to characterize Palestinians as homophobic?

Stereo Stupid

The Roost

Don't Forget The Thalt

Monday, July 27, 2009

I Won't Vote For Obama Again

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Of course I really want to vote for Katrina for Prez. But I'd give serious consideration to Kelly. When the facts change, she doesn't blow them off. She may not have been paying close attention before the election but it's clear she is now.

14 Pounds And No Time To Unite

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