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Think Progress, Salon promote stifling of dissent over climate change

Posted by: ST on July 7, 2014 at 11:33 am » 1 Comment

Not exactly a surprise that these two ultra-liberal sites are proponents of shutuppery, but worth documenting all the same, no matter whether it happens here at home – or abroad.  Headline from Think Progress: To Improve Accuracy, BBC Tells Its Reporters To Stop Giving Air Time To Climate Deniers Got that? “To improve accuracy” – […]

 

Quote of the Day, post-July 4th zinger edition

Posted by: Phineas on July 5, 2014 at 10:52 pm » 3 Comments

**Posted by Phineas From a Ukrainian journalist meditating on his country and ours: Why don’t we use the American Constitution? It was written by really smart guys, it has worked for over 200 years, and they’re not using it anymore. Ouch! It stings because it’s so close to the truth. via Power Line (Crossposted at […]

 

What about *your* gaffes, Hillary?

Posted by: Phineas on July 3, 2014 at 4:02 pm » 5 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Yes, my friends, it’s time once again for one of our favorite games, “If it had been a Republican…” Remember, how, back in the 2012 campaign, the press and the Democrat support groups (redundant, I know) hounded Republican nominee Mitt Romney over supposed misstatements and gaffes while on a foreign tour? I […]

 

#Benghazi massacre an Iranian operation?

Posted by: Phineas on June 23, 2014 at 5:02 pm » 2 Comments

**Posted by Phineas That’s the assertion of journalist Kenneth Timmerman in a forthcoming book, “Dark Forces.” In a summary article in the New York Post, Timmerman discusses Qassem Suleymani, the head of Quds Force, Iran’s external special operations forces that have conducted operations against us in Iraq and Afghanistan, helped establish Hizbullah, and carried out […]

 

Report: Meriam Ibrahim freed from Sudanese prison

Posted by: ST on June 23, 2014 at 2:31 pm » 2 Comments

Wonderful news: Meriam Ibrahim, the Sudanese woman who gave birth in a Khartoum prison after being sentenced to death in May for allegedly converting from Islam to Christianity, has been freed, FoxNews.com has confirmed. Ibrahim, 27, refused to renounce her Christian faith in court in May, prompting a judge to sentence her to hang for […]

 

Does the White House know anything about *anything*?

Posted by: ST on June 21, 2014 at 10:56 am » 8 Comments

Great piece from Fox News detailing at least ‘9 times the Obama administration was blindsided’ – or allegedly blindsided, anyway. Here’s a sneak peek: 1. Islamist militants gaining in Iraq The New Yorker (1/27/2014): “In the 2012 campaign, Obama spoke not only of killing Osama bin Laden; he also said that Al Qaeda had been ‘decimated.’ I pointed […]

 

(Video) #Benghazi — why it matters

Posted by: Phineas on June 19, 2014 at 3:48 pm » 4 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Aside from owing a true accounting to the memories of the dead lost there and their survivors, the truth about the Benghazi massacre matters because of two words: “competence” and “character.”  Bill Whittle explains: Remember, one of the two top American officials mentioned in the video plainly desires to be President of […]

 

#Benghazi attackers used State Dept. phones the night of the attack

Posted by: Phineas on June 12, 2014 at 3:30 pm » 2 Comments

**Posted by Phineas And we overheard them doing it. If anyone still believes Hillary’s story about blaming a YouTube video based on the best information they had at the time, that person is either dumber than a rock, or hoping for a job in a possible Hillary administration. Via Bret Baier and James Rosen: The […]

 

27 years ago today: “Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall!”

Posted by: ST on June 12, 2014 at 2:27 pm » Comments Off on 27 years ago today: “Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall!”

June 12, 1987 – one of many memorable, hugely important moments in the history of President Ronald Reagan – and the world: General Secretary Gorbachev, if you seek peace, if you seek prosperity for the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe, if you seek liberalization: Come here to this gate! Mr. Gorbachev, open this gate! Mr. […]

 

#DDay70 veteran parachutes from plane 70 years after doing it the first time

Posted by: ST on June 6, 2014 at 9:27 am » Comments Off on #DDay70 veteran parachutes from plane 70 years after doing it the first time

What an awesome story! (via) Normandy, France (CNN) — Jim “Pee Wee” Martin acted like he’d been here before, like jumping from a plane is as easy as falling off a log. Maybe that’s because he had — 70 years ago. “I’m feeling fine,” Martin told reporters moments after landing in a French field. “… It […]