Posted on Wednesday, June 09, 2010 4:57:17 PM by markomalley
Politico.com raised a stink Tuesday over the possibility that “birther queen” Orly Taitz may win the GOP primary for secretary of state and put California Republicans in the embarrassing position of having a thoroughly discredited
conspiracy theorist on their November ticket. The piece contained little evidence (perhaps because there isn’t much) but leaned almost exclusively of the kind of why-not speculation popular in American punditry. Here’s an excerpt:
Posted on Wednesday, June 09, 2010 7:43:31 PM by combat_boots
Anarchists have used the black flag as a symbol at least since the early 1880’s. The origin of the symbol is not clear, but it was adopted and bonded to anarchism during the latter half of the 19th century. Some claim it has its origin in the use of black flags by pirates, which ships were navigated over the seven seas through the work of free men and the captain usually elected and subject to instant recall. Pirates were also thoroughly hated by the ruling class(es) and the pirate symbol due to these circumstances to some extent embodied the spirit of lawlessness and rebellion to the oppressive hierarchies of “society.” But the black flag is also a symbol negating all other symbols.
Two articles separated by the Atlantic Ocean deal with the subject of the previous post. That dealt with the question of whether one point of view was constantly trying to dominate the other by manipulating perception. Now Dorothy Rabinowitz at the WSJ in her editorial “The Alien in the White House” notices that the incumbent seems to represent a wholly different nation from the one that is ‘out there’. It’s like there’s another species in the Oval Office. She’s finds him speaking speaking a strange language and worshiping strange idols she never thought would never be on the public mainstream altar. Rabinowitz writes: “A great part of America now understands that this president’s sense of identification lies elsewhere, and is in profound ways unlike theirs.” Like Cortez upon a peak in Darien, she can’t quite believe what she sees. Rabinowitz describes her feeling of alienatio n:
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The truth about that distance is now sinking in, which is all to the good.
But Rabinowitz is only half correct about the alien part. President Obama comes from a mighty nation. From the viewpoint of that people, it is Rabinowitz who is alien. She is looking through the wrong end of the telescope. If she tried seeing herself through their eyes she would see herself as the problem. There is a country in which people like Helen Thomas happily thrive and it is widespread, influential, powerful. It may outnumber or eventually come to outnumber the nation which Dorothy Rabinowitz thinks is ‘out there’.
The Obama Disaster Machine: Unfortunate Coincidences or Malevolently Premeditated? Written by Joan Swirsky
|The Obama Disaster Machine: Unfortunate Coincidences or Malevolently Premeditated?|
|Written by Joan Swirsky|
|Wednesday, 09 June 2010 18:34|
Is it only me, or do the multiple disasters that have struck both well before and ever since the disastrous election of Barack Obama seem fishy to you?
I won’t discuss the stock market crash of September 2008 here, although if anything seemed suspiciously timed and deliberately manipulated, it was that! Even before that, we had the specter of a radical leftist of questionable birth origins and contempt for both capitalism and the U.S. Constitution being given a total pass by a strangely incurious media whose members had clearly been intimidated or threatened into a thundering silence.
In the months that followed Obama’s “election,” we saw literally trillions of dollars in “urgent” bailouts and stimulus packages, all of which brought us escalating unemployment and a skittish if not paranoid stock market. We saw a nationally-loathed healthcare bill – gigantic in size and mysterious in content – rammed through Congress with bribes, threats, and intimidation. And we saw the attempts by Obama and his fellow leftists to jam an equally-detested cap-and-trade tax down our throats.
Mmmmm. Wasn’t that just about the time the tragic West Virginia mine disaster happened, killing 29 of 31 miners? What a coincidence! A “president” who hates coal as an energy source being presented with a putative reason to destroy the coal industry!
Kind of reminds you of the recent BP oil spill, doesn’t it? A “president” still pushing the cap-and-trade scheme who reviles domestically-acquired oil – although not the windfall of money BP donated to his presidential campaign – being presented with an oh-so-convenient rationalization to cancel all domestic drilling! Again, what a coincidence!
These disasters benefit Obama’s agenda, which is to destroy America’s potential for energy independence while at the same time imposing draconian taxes designed to obliterate the middle class and make the lower class abjectly and forever dependent on the largesse of big government. In short, galloping socialism on the way to freedom-annihilating Communism!
A MARXIST-INSPIRED DISASTER CENTRAL
The route to Obama’s hate-America agenda is and always has been to create Alinsky-inspired widespread-and-sustained chaos, the better to keep people off balance, riddled with anxiety, and hoping for the redemption of big government. How else to explain the spate of unprecedented tragedies, catastrophes, and calamities that have struck our own country and around the world, for instance the three Muslim terrorist attacks in the U.S., including the attack at Fort Hood in Texas in which 13 were murdered and 30 injured; the wanton murder of police officers in Seattle; the explosion on New York’s Madison Avenue (which authorities claimed was a burst pipe); the calamitous earthquakes in Haiti and Chile; the eruption of the volcano in Iceland that disrupted European air traffic; the airline crash in Russia that killed the president of Poland, on and on.
Posted on Wednesday, June 09, 2010 8:09:33 PM by Qbert
When Bill Ayers and Bernadine Dohrn led the domestic terrorist group Weather Underground in 1969, a chance meeting led Army veteran Larry Grathwohl into joining the group. Grathwohl served as a courier, running messages between the group’s leadership (called the “Weather Bureau”) and individual cells that were to carry out attacks.
Grathwohl was also an informant for the FBI.
In an interview from the 1982 documentary No Place To Hide that recently surfaced, Grathwohl discussed what the Weathermen intended to do after overthrowing the U.S. government, including what they would do with those Americans who refused to embrace communism.
I asked, “Well what is going to happen to those people we can’t reeducate, that are diehard capitalists?” And the reply was that they’d have to be eliminated.
And when I pursued this further, they estimated they would have to eliminate 25 million people in these reeducation centers.
And when I say “eliminate,” I mean “kill.”
Twenty-five million people.
I want you to imagine sitting in a room with 25 people, most of which have graduate degrees, from Columbia and other well-known educational centers, and hear them figuring out the logistics for the elimination of 25 million people.
And they were dead serious.
Matthews Perverts Tea Party Movement: Participants View Federal Government as British Occupiers
Newsbusters ^ | June 9, 2010 | Jeff Poor
Posted on Wednesday, June 09, 2010 3:27:27 PM by Rufus2007
MSNBC’s Chris Matthews’s ratings lag far behind those of his competition, Fox News’ Glenn Beck, on a regular basis. So is he perhaps trying to become the anti-Glenn Beck to bolster his stature in the cable news world?
On MSNBC’s June 9 “Andrea Mitchell Reports,” Matthews commented on the Gadsden flag, as if it represented an attitude that viewed the federal government as a occupying force, comparable to pre-Revolutionary War America.
“You know that Gadsden flag, the ‘Don’t Tread on Me Flag’ with a rattlesnake is so important,” Matthews said. “They believe, a lot of people in the right – that the federal government has replaced the British as the occupying force in North America and they have to be ready to fight it. It’s serious business.”