Monday, May 30, 2005

Memorial Day

Honor the sacrifices and the memory. Don Surber makes a great (and almost universally overlooked) point about Memorial Day.

French Voters In ‘Non’ EU Mode

I love this! French voters finally got around to letting Jacques (pronounced ‘Jock’ in my house) Chirac know just how they’re starting to feel about him. Chirac noted "Make no mistake, France's decision inevitably creates a difficult context for the defense of our interests in Europe.” Translation: ‘hi, my socialist agenda is screwed, thank you!’ The results of the French vote may have more serious implications for the Cheese-Eating Surrender-Monkey-In-Chief. On Wednesday, the EU ‘Constitution’ (or reasonable facsimile thereof) will be voted on in the Netherlands, where opposition to ratification is even greater than in France. Is Europe finally waking up??

Sunday, May 29, 2005

Update On Anti-Gun Dr. Rimsza...

Well, it seems Dr. Rimsza has an ideological stake in her statement regarding Arizona’s firearms course. She has a history of making anti-gun statements and she’s co-authored at least one article (that I’ve found so far) that tows the typical anti-gun line. In addition, it seems the good doctor really knows how to win friends and influence people over at ASU. I'd say this is just starting to get interesting...

~Update~

It turns out that Dr. Rimsza is not the 'Director' of the Student Health and Wellness Center at ASU and hasn't been for quite some time. In the wake of the flap surrounding her department (see a follow up here), it seems she resigned as a result of the complaints and subsequent investigation. She is currently a co-director at the W. P. Carey School of Business. Co-director? School of Business? Seems like quite step down, don't you think? I wonder how her credentials ended up misrepresented in the Fox News story? Hmmmm.....

Hat-tip to Joe Watson of the Phoenix New Times

Arizona Gun Safety Curriculum Under Fire

Arizona schools will add a safe firearms handling course into the curriculum. This wonderful idea would give any student who’s inclined to pick up a firearm some background on safe and responsible gun etiquette. But critics like Dr. Mary Rimsza, director of ASU’s Student Health Center, don’t agree. “I'm afraid these programs are really geared more toward increasing peoples interest in guns rather than safety.” But wait just a second, Doc. If you assume that, therefore you also have to assume that sex education classes are really geared more toward increasing people’s interest in sex rather than preventing sexually transmitted disease and unwanted pregnancy, right? But that can't be, since the education establishment is constantly telling us that sex-ed is all about the safety of the students and it’s never about the sex. So why can't a firearms safety course exist solely for the safety of the students? I think perhaps Arizona needs another course of study added. One on how to identify hypocrisy. And it should be mandatory for Dr. Rimsza and the rest of her colleagues in academic snobbery. After all, teaching professionals shouldn't go through life with one foot in their mouths.

Thursday, May 26, 2005

Amnesty International: Smoke & Mirrors From The Left

Well, the latest AI report is out and as usual, it spares no ink on America. In terms of 'human rights', one would think the lives of millions of newly liberated Iraqis and Afghanis would matter more to Amnesty International than the discomfort of a few terrorists held in conditions that are arguably better than those they ever experienced outside of captivity, right? Well, it's no secret that AI is far more concerned with 'human rights abuses' the War On Terror is allegedly causing than the reality of the selective genocide and suffering that came to an end with the destruction of the Hussein regime. It's also no secret that AI, run by leftist activists, collaborates with the most extreme left anti-war organizations out there. The result is an Amnesty International that values it's petty left wing moralism far more than 'human rights'. So, the US is global enemy number-one because of underwear hats at Abu Ghraib and Gitmo Koran-flushing allegations? Give me a break! What happened at Abu Ghraib pales in comparison with most college hazing and Gitmo is a day spa compared to what the detainees are used to living in. I won't bother ridiculing Amnesty International. They do a pretty good job making fools of themselves.

Wednesday, May 25, 2005

Mullings Nails The 'Moderate Compromise'

The brilliant Rich Galen is right on point:

It is in the nature of a compromise that neither side gets everything it wants. If one side DOES get everything, they call it by a slightly different name: Victory. The other side calls it "surrender."

Yes, thanks to a small handful of 'Republican' impersonators who conspired to aid and ultimately sided with a tyrannical minority. If only I could harness the energy generated by the founding fathers as they spin in their graves...

Tuesday, May 24, 2005

Constitutional Option Sell-Out

Well, chalk another one up in the loss column for Conservative Republicans. BeldarBlog decodes the BS and runs down the RINO who's-who list. And the RNC wonders why Conservatives like me have one foot out of the 'big tent' front flap.

Monday, May 23, 2005

Baldwin Park Analysis

Team America provides perspective on the ongoing ugliness at Baldwin Park. Take a good, long look. This is 'multi-cultural diversity' at it's twisted best.

Shortell Morally Challenged?

According to this Sun article, Timothy Shortell is now the chairman of the sociology department at Brooklyn College. Mr. Shortell is the guy who thinks religious people are 'moral retards' (in my humble opinion, the real 'moral retards' are the people who elected him to the board position). As far as Mr. Shortell is concerned, he demonstrates that even if all religious people are moral retards, not all moral retards are religious people.

Wednesday, May 18, 2005

Galloway Doth Protest Too Much, Methinks

British political buffoon George Galloway essentially flipped Congress off, while denying any Oil For Food scam pay-offs. If not guilty of any wrong doing, then he'll have no objection to allowing investigators full access to his personal and corporate financial records. That should clear things up in pretty short order. Right, Georgy Boy????

Tuesday, May 17, 2005

NY Dems Outrage Cuban-Americans

Leave it to New York Democrats to demonstrate complete contempt and disrespect for Cuban-American activists. Its really no surprise to see Socialistas like Charlie Rangel and his pals on the looser-left actually align with Fidel Castro. I expect nothing less. Mr. Rangel doesn’t think the US Congress gives Castro’s communist regime the ‘respect it deserves’. Sorry Charlie, but a totalitarian socialist government doesn’t deserve our respect and quite frankly, neither do you.

Monday, May 16, 2005

Newsweek Culpable?

Since we're all abuzz with Newsweek's recent entry into the 'stupid journalism tricks' catagory, not to mention the consequential death and destruction it caused, I wonder if a call will go up for the esteemed magazine to go on trial in the Haige for war crimes? If he's not too busy with Milosovich, maybe Ramsey Clark can step up to the plate for Newsweek.

Thursday, May 12, 2005

Condi Rice On Gun Rights

Condi Rice doesn't pull any punches when it comes to her interpretation of the Second Amendment and gun rights. She's absolutely right, of course.

Wednesday, May 11, 2005

Gun Freedom In North Korean Schools!

Wow, these North Korean school kids don't realize how much freedom they actually have. Why, if they did this in an American school - they would be pounced on, cuffed, suspended (or expelled), parents charged, etc. Then again, since they're 'shooting' a picture of Bush, maybe not...

Tuesday, May 10, 2005

Close Your Eyes & Think Of England....

Not to be outdone by Sweden (RE: the preceding blog), this New York Sun article exposes the the depths to which things are sinking in the UK (courtesy of the disgusting 'Gorgeous' George Galloway and his ilk).

Sunday, May 08, 2005

More Swedish Meatballs, Anyone?

As I noted back in March regarding the current state of affairs in Sweden, Fjordman has once again chronicled Sweden's continued decent into Islamo-Fascist chaos. Maybe some day, Sweden's politicians will stop looking down their social elite noses long enough to see their society unraveling.