Tuesday, March 29, 2005

Colorado Judge: Check Your Bible At The Door

Basically, District Judge John Vigil thinks the bible is an inappropriate reference from which to draw moral guidance. Uh, OK 'yer honor'... whatever...

Send A Message To The Court

I think Governor Bush has more than enough reason to appoint an independent special prosecutor to investigate the entire Schiavo trial process. After facilitating Terry's inevitable(?) death, isn't that the least the State of Florida owes Mr. and Mrs. Schindler?

Sunday, March 27, 2005

The Left Doesn't Quite Get It

As noted by Michelle Malkin today, the left is hard at work this Easter weekend - doing everything they can to paint Tom DeLay a hypocrite regarding his father's 'right to die' case. At the end of the day, a major distinction between these two cases emerges: In the Terry Schiavo case, the consensus of the family is to keep Terry alive, while in DeLay's case the family consensus was to remove his father from life support. Two very different set of circumstances - two very different decisions. For the average person, the distinction is clear. For the average extraordinarily obtuse liberal commentator... well, let's just say they're all trying to look up the word 'obtuse' right now.

Thursday, March 24, 2005

Logic vs. Gun Control

There's never a shortage of knee-jerk gun control advocacy in the MSM, especially in light of recent multiple shootings. However, the analysis of John R. Lott reveals the importance of making the distinction between sound reasoning and the usual 'reporting'.

Tuesday, March 22, 2005

U.N. Kabuki

Here are a few interesting bits à la UN: Kojo Annan’s Oil-For-Food connections are becoming ever more ‘curiouser and curiouser’. Also, after endless denials, The Sun reports the UN has finally admitted that it had gone against it’s own rules and paid for Benon Sevan’s legal defense. Hello corruption! Now, rumor has it Kofi Annan will make a very damning announcement about Syria early next week (perhaps Monday). In specific, the announcement will detail Syria’s involvement in the Feb. 14th bombing that killed ex-prime minister Rafik al Hariri. This is information the average Lebanese could probably have told you already, but it serves Annan’s credibility building effort very well. So stay tuned for the roll-out and photo op….

'Straw'man Global Gun Control

Jack Straw's global gun-control scheme stinks from all angles. And this from a politico who's nation has enacted total firearms prohibition only to see an enormous increase in violent crime. Talk about fuzzy logic.

Monday, March 21, 2005

'Minuteman' Moonbatted

Here we go again. 'Minuteman' organizer Jim Gilchrist is under protest from the Moonbat fringe. Orange County Register reports Gilchrist's home is the site the protesters have chosen to target for their typical hate-speech. According to the mostly UC Riverside protesters, Gilchrist is a 'domestic terrorist', 'white supremacist racist' and KKK supporter. Typical rhetoric of the liberal social elite. Whenever someone has a divergent opinion, abandon all pretense of thoughtful debate and start hurling the Nazi epithets. Never mind the fact that Gilchrist is only attempting to call attention to the fact that our own laws aren't being enforced. According to protest organizer Jesse Diaz, Gilchrist “will not go unfettered and challenged”. Huh? Diaz must be a member of the Teddy Kennedy public speaking society.

The U.N. Dog & Pony Show

Kofi Annan’s proposal of ‘sweeping change’ for the UN in the face of recent scandals falls far short of a real solution to the UN’s problems (dismantling the organization completely would be a good start). Fox News reports two scandals being the impetus for Kofi’s perceived need for change: Oil-For-Food and UN sex abuse. Why Rwanda doesn’t rank as a legitimate reason for change I’ll never know. The proposed changes are anything but ‘sweeping’ and merely pay lip service to the most vocal complaints about UN hypocrisy. Until the UN is barred from subverting the sovereignty of individual nations it will remain exactly what it is today: an insidiously anti-American treaty mill, country club and debating society.

Wednesday, March 16, 2005

Mexican Border Blues

The Washington Times John B. Roberts editorializes on the current state of affairs on the Mexican Border. Regarding our current border policy, American politicians have managed to overcome our collective survival instinct with the shear weight of their own stupidity. Something drastic has to be done and it has to be done soon.

Tuesday, March 15, 2005

McCain Looking At '08.

Newsmax reports John McCain is eyeballing the 2008 presidential run. At least one GOP Committeeman is lining up behind McCain. McCain, the chief architect of McCain-Feingold (the greatest abridgement of the First Amendment in American history) is one of the most anti-Second Amendment Republicans in the senate - not to mention the fact that he's neatly tucked into the back pocket of the open-borders lobby. Mr. McCain can count on me to support every one of his opponents (Democrats included). Personally, Condi gets my vote in a heart beat.

A Kinder, Gentler U.N.?

Well, it seems the official UN smoke & mirrors operation to win back middle America is now full steam ahead. The UN, who's Human Rights Commission includes Cuba, Sudan, Zimbabwe, Saudi Arabia and Libya, is now planning to "try and restore the credibility" of that body. In this blogger's opinion, we're as likely to see the UN keep to their original mandate as we are to see the KKK open up a gay chapter.

Election Fraud in Washington State

As noted by Michelle today, Seattle Times details the ongoing ballot fraud. Gee, I guess the UN election observers were asleep at the switch in Washington state.

Crisis in Nepal

Anti-monarchy demonstrations, communications black-outs (E-mails to a colleague of mine in Kathmandu have gone unanswered for many weeks) and worst of all: upwards of 11,000 people dead as a result of the current Maoist murder spree in Nepal. Make no mistake, Red China has a hand in this latest 'People's War'. To date, the Nepalese king has said that Nepal will join the China, Tibet Confederation of Chambers of Commerce (uh, bad move your majesty...). The clear result would be a 'Red Corridor' that would extend from Chinese occupied Tibet to the boarders of India. Personally, I'm no fan of monarchies, but anything beats communism. And if Nepal is smart, they will employ the methods successfully used by their Bhutanese neighbors.

MS-13 Round Up

MS-13 is, if you haven't heard, a Salvadoran gang made up of "a network of street thugs and paramilitary guerrillas" (Washington Times). They are rated as one of the most violent gangs in the US. How nice. By the way, the gang members are mostly illegal immigrants. Note to John McCain and the rest of the open-borders wing of the GOP: this is the net result of a moronic, pander-based policy.

Monday, March 14, 2005

China's At It Again

So China just passed a law that makes a potential invasion of Taiwan 'legal'. The new 'law' provides for "non-peaceful means and other necessary measures to protect China's sovereignty and territorial integrity,". The National People's Congress passed the measure by a vote of of 2,896 votes to 0 - a one-sided majority that is remarkably Sadam-like in proportion. Isn't it about time for Taiwan to petition the UN in protest of China's overt show of aggression? Oh yeah, I forgot... the UN refuses to recognize Taiwan's sovereignty. Wonder if it's because the Taiwanese keep close tabs on their 12 year old girls?

Wednesday, March 09, 2005

More Unintended Consequences

Now that the Islamization of Europe is fully underway, Fjordman details the shocking escalation of rape, the Islamic origin of the perpetrators and the various government's stupefying inability to do anything about it. Time for regime change in Europe...

Tuesday, March 08, 2005

The Pattern of Senate Obstruction Continues...

So, John Bolton gets Bush's nod for the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations slot and Senate Democrats are already queuing up to obstruct his nomination. Why am I not surprised? The only reason, it seems, is because Bolton has been critical of the UN in the past. Clearly, the Dems would rather have a pro-UN Easter Bunny pol like Jimmy Carter serving as UN ambassador. But since the UN has demonstrated it's inability to function under it's own mandate (Rwanda, Oil-For-Food corruption, despicable conduct in the Congo, etc.), having someone critical of that body serve as ambassador only makes sense. The Dems should simply think of it as 'oversight'.