Kerry Gets a Big Wet Kiss from General Giap
Did you know that General Giap (one of the very few names of the enemy from the Viet Nam War that I know) is still alive? He's 93. He's also expressing thanks to the leaders of America's anti-war movement from back in the day. Giap knows, just like the subhuman garbage of Fallujah and the Mahdi Army know, that it's the fifth columnists and the Leftist Bush-haters in America today that are giving comfort to our country's enemies.
Kerry should feel proud. But surely Giap wasn't one of those mysterious foreign leaders he's met with, was he?
At a recent meeting of senior staff members, Democrats said, Mr. Kerry's aides became entangled in a lengthy debate over what might seem to be a less than urgent issue: whether they should send a Democratic operative to Bush rallies dressed as Pinocchio, a chicken or a mule, to illustrate various lines of attacks Democrats want to use against Mr. Bush. (They say they want to portray him as a liar, a draft avoider and stubborn.)
Wow. What's say we go get some malteds after we egg old man Johnson's house?
An Actual Phenomenon
Over at Little Green Footballs, they follow an actual phenomenon called the Palestinian Car Swarm, which is when the local tribesmen in Gaza or the West Bank immediately descend upon the wreckage of one of their illustrious leaders' bombed out vehicles to moon and bay at the cameras and to take relics (a practice strictly forbidden under sharia, but who's counting?).
There's nothing much else these unemployed savages can do, but it's still pretty disturbing. They were made this way by their parents and communities, who are just as enamored of death and "paradise" as their kids are now.
Can't someone put them out of their own misery before it becomes even more the misery of others?
Still Talking About It...Just Like They're Supposed To
I see on CNN that there's still a lot of people out there snickering, whispering, and rolling their eyes about our Dumbass Cowboy President having to testify before the Keangaroo Commission in the company of his boss, Dick Cheney. "Why couldn't they have testified separately?! Waaaahhhhhh!" the babies cry.
Heh, heh. Fucking chumps, every one of you.
Let's see: what do the President and his advisers know most of all about his reputation among the chattering classes? Why, that's he's a dumbass who needs to be propped up to talk to a bunch of fucking political hacks!
So why not use some political judo and let the real dumbasses try to outdo each other in their speculations and insinuations about the President's inability to speak for himself? Use the momentum of their own ponderous steamrolling and watch them come off their tracks and wind up in the ditch.
The President and his boss spoke for over three hours. They even outlasted a couple of the Dhimmicrats, including the rectal probe Bob Kerrey, who had to leave early for some prior engagements. But remember: this was an important meeting, even without the cameras.
Engage, stick it in as far as it'll go, and smile after you've delivered the goods. Neutralize, neutralize, you stupid fucks. You've all been had again.
I Get So Irritated with Goddamned Nonsense, I Can't See Straight! Mood:
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How dare you fucking network morons spend an instant on the story of that hideous plastic pseudonegro faggot when we are at war?! It isn't possible for me to care less about Michael Fucking Jackson ---and I'm sick of having to allow even a glimpse of that monstrous piece of shit in my home when I'm trying to find footage and commentary from the war.
Is there any doubt that the Internet is the only worthwhile venue for instant information anymore? Fuck corporate news in its poll-driven ass!
Oh, yeah! I was flipping through night before last and who did that wretched hack Larry King have on his program? That smarmy little blonde-haired bitch I used to hate from Little House on the Prairie! Are you fucking kidding me?! She's 40-something and telling the world that she was sexually abused?! GOD ALMIGHTY, HOW I FUCKING HATE BIG MEDIA!!! AAARRRGGGGHHHH!!!
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Basically, he says he wants to internationalize our efforts there and submit everything to the UN's approval. I have to say that I am shocked at the novelty of it all.
He said one thing that caught my eye for its sheer ignorance:
"But why would others join a cause that they did not support in the first place? For one simple reason: it's in their self-interest. For the Europeans, Iraq's failure could endanger the security of their oil supplies, further radicalize their large Muslim populations, threaten destabilizing refugee flows, and seed a huge new source of terrorism."
Is this a message to Rumsfeld's "Old Europe," viz., France? Is it even conceivable, in the aftermath of the Madrid train bombings, that our good friends in France would send us a fucking dog-catcher, let alone actual troops? The al-Qaedists' message has been received and understood: you're going to die if you help the Americans and their Jew puppet masters. And France, with a full tenth of its population facing Mecca five times a day, doesn't want to see its Eiffel Tower fall over.
So no chance of any help from France, Senator Waffles. No more help from anybody in the EU with visions of membership. Your talk about NATO and the UN suddenly loving us again if we'll just get on our knees and show them some respect is just horseshit.
But on this UN thang, Senator, I strongly encourage you to talk that up as much as you can. Please. Keep siding with them and acting as though they were the moral arbiters of the world. And then, once they're up to their waist in you, that'll be about the same time that even ABC and CBS will have to start giving due attention to these stories of massive corruption at the UN. The associations will be vivid and lovely and Middle America will really trust you and your judgement.
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Why is Nobody Talking About This?
The Jordanians stave off a major chemical attack on their capital city and nobody bats an eyelash. Why? Because it makes the case that the Syrians and their Ba'athist brothers in Iraq are a danger to humanity? Just like that Dumb Cowboy from Crawford said?
The Boy Who Read Spengler and Wrote Too Much
The work of great, pluralistic societies is never done. If it were, and all the things of the public sphere were settled, then there's a society that is dead and awaiting the destruction that comes before rebirth.
But the United States is an evolving society where we are free to publicly debate the great issues of the day and to make our criticisms of others, including even our highest leaders. We may do so without recrimination, except through public opinion, to which we contribute even as we detract.
We are free to be ignorant, too, and detached from our civic responsibility to participate in our own governance. That is a weakness of a free society, but it is something that must be tolerated as it cannot be made compulsory. Not without going from a pluralistic culture to a monolithic and repressive one. Only fascists, either Left or Right, would want such an undissenting, unconsenting mass of inhuman subjects.
I say all of this by way of pointing out the necessity of even free societies periodicially stepping outside of their usual pluralistic and classically liberal characters and asserting, at the proverbial point of a gun, the superiority of their systems to those of repressive, tyrannical regimes. This is no contradiction of sense or right but is, as I say, a necessity. The Founding Fathers knew this. Lincoln knew this. And George W. Bush knows it, too.
A free society is not free, but earned through blood and sacrifice. But such a society is well worth this cost because it provides all the liberties that make our lives worth living. In our own case as Americans, we have so completely triumphed in the establishment of a free society that too many of us forget what is required. Too many of us are too enamored of our own intellectual fetishes by which we disrespect the genius of our culture by constantly throwing up the evidence of our past sins and errors. We make moral relativism an idol and say that we, as Americans, have no right to impose ourselves and our practices on others because we have been a nation of slave-holders and Indian-killers and oppressors of this group or that one.
But these objections are gibberish because we have also overcome these sins and have atoned for them. We, with our armies of black, brown, yellow, white, and red men and women, have known collectively what the absence of liberty entails ---and we know what its victory required. We have earned the right to make our case before the world and to declare that people ought to be free to worship and speak as they please. Men and women and children everywhere must have the right to travel and live where they will, and to be unmolested in their possessions. There should be no castes or segregation based on race.
But, as the work of a great, pluralistic society is never done, we must also work to maintain our individualism in the way of our unity. It is a complicated, unending task ---but one that is earned by degree and justified by participation. That is, if we do not assert and work for our right to be who we are as individuals in the greater context of our identity as Americans, we will be lost. So I cannot dismiss the rights of others to dissent, but I take it as a charge to hold them accountable for their beliefs and to question them in judgement of the validity of those beliefs.
None of this work will bring us its rewards if we do not guarantee their preservation. That is why we must step outside the safety of our own free society and insist, even through violence, that our way is superior to the ways of others. If we know this to be true and can justify what we do, we will be right in crushing those who would crush us. We can stand proudly and affirm that the doctrine of pre-emption is right because it will guarantee us our own security and that of our friends and potential friends who may not yet have tasted it for themselves.
But enough of self-loathing and moral relativism. Those on the Left, most especially, do not look deeply enough into the bases of their own liberty to think and speak as they do. They wrongly believe that our society has reached a point where sacrifice will no longer be necessary, and that pluralism is an end in itself. They wish to break the back of our unity as a free society and permit sedition to take hold.
Thus, wherever you see such depravity, expose and resist it. It is a responsibility to be taken solemnly, but absolutely. And once you have exercised your vigilance, return to your love of life, liberty, and pursuit of happiness. You have earned them, even in your most monstrous hour.
No Sin of Omission, But of Justification
I don't like Jim McDermott, the Dhimmicratic Congressman from Washington state. I think he's a treasonous jar of rancid smegma. But the attention he got this week for omitting the phrase "under God" from the Pledge of Allegiance while leading the House of Representatives in reciting it is silly.
As I have probably mentioned here before, I used to do the same thing while leading my seventh-graders through the Pledge at a public school in Los Angeles a few years ago. For me it was both a matter of conscience and a good thing to do to see where the kids were at in terms of their own beliefs, which we would sometimes discuss. A stunt? Sorta. But a sincere choice against hypocrisy? Certainly.
Anyway, McDermott shouldn't be blamed for omitting the phrase, but he's still a liar about why he did so. Vincent Phillip Mu?oz explains why in the National Review Online. Check it out. McDermott got busted and now wants to weasel out. Tough.
Hillary Really, Really Wants Kerry to Win
Tina Brown, writing in the Washington Post, says that Hillary recently told a "top fundraiser" with the Dhimmicratic Party (who was griping about what a boring candidate Kerry is):
"You don't have to fall in love [with Kerry]. You just have to fall in line."
In the latest issue of Foreign Policy, Jason Burke produces a lengthy list of what he takes to be the Right's misconceptions about the war against Islamism or al-Qaedism or whatever he wishes to term it, and counters them with his analyses to the contrary.
It's a useful article on the whole, but many of Burke's conclusions and suggestions are every bit as naive and ostrichy as the pro-war crowd's are culturally insensitive and hard-assed. I'll take the latter approach and then show my concern at the museum gift shop afterwards.
The basic argument of the Left (to which I do not know whether Burke belongs) is that Islamofascist terrorism is a many-headed hydra that cannot be killed ---so why bother? Don't visit justice upon the wicked and, instead, understand them and feel their pain. So, why do angry young Muslim men choose to go and commit suicide while killing others on the way? Because the West is corrupt and is friendly with oppressive Arab regimes.
But what do these madrassa-trained jihadis wish to put in the place of the jet-setting sultanates? Why, strict, Koranically-correct caliphates! No thanks, Mo. I think we'll just help your oppressors kill you instead.
I hope that the President and the far-sighted people around him realize what a small price it is for them to personally pay ---in suffering the abuse and detractions of craphounds and isolationists--- to reap the great credit due them for promoting democratic republicanism in the politically retarded Middle East. These petty sympathizers and Islamophilic excuse-makers are condemning themselves to a sordid reputation as the defenders of tyrants and terrorists, wife-beaters and honor-killers. But why? Why are Leftists and civil libertarians the most vehemently opposed to the liberation of Iraq and the Islamic world on the whole? It's either that their moral relativism has rendered their judgement unsound or they are simply angry because they think George W. Bush stole the 2000 Election. Come to think of it, the answer is probably both.
Nits make lice, friend. Enough of nuance. Crush the vermin.
A (Presently) Unkicked Ass
Some maricon named Rene Gonzalez at the University of Massachusetts recently wrote a column for his school's paper insulting the life and sacrifice of Pat Tillman. And then, fantastically, UMass' president Jack Wilson stepped up and wrote in response that Gonzalez' remarks are
"a disgusting, arrogant and intellectually immature attack on a human being who died in service to his country."
Ha, ha. Fucking sweet.
Tell you one thing, though: that wretched cocksucker Gonzalez comes into my line of sight and I'll kick his ass. That's a fact in your Library of Congress.
Courtesy of Blackfive, read Lt. Col. M.R. Strobl's account of his accompanying the body of Marine Lance Corporal Chance Phelps back to his final resting place in Dubois, Wyoming.
"Chance was an artillery cannoneer and his unit was acting as provisional military police outside of Baghdad. Chance had volunteered to man a .50 caliber machine gun in the turret of the leading vehicle in a convoy. The convoy came under intense fire but Chance stayed true to his post and returned fire with the big gun, covering the rest of the convoy, until he was fatally wounded."
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INDC Journal has another installment in its Moonbat Migrations series.
You know, student activists who hide behind bandanas are cowards. If they're so fucking proud of their anti-Americanism, why don't they show their faces to the world? They've obviously got no problem showing their asses, so what's up?