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Saturday, September 29, 2007
Tactics of the left in the US
When you hate and fear your ideological opponent (Rush Limbaugh), and you do not have a fact based controversy with which to attack him, you manufacture one. Some might suggest the left in Canada has been guilty of using the same tactics.
Posted by Bob Wood on September 29, 2007 | Permalink
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The same was done to Bill O'Reilly this week, calling him a racist. TIME magazine has an article by Juan Williams of NPR (Leftist), claiming that O'Reilly is no such thing - as he was an eyewitness to the "incident", and that it was a filthy lie propagated by the Soros-backed Media Matters organization.
Two such lies in two days? No coincidence!
And for those wondering where the moderate Muslims are:
"Imam killed in Russia after speaking out against Islamic militants"
Gunmen killed an imam on his way to morning prayers in a restive southern region Saturday, a day after spoke out against Islamic extremists, police said.
Nurmagomed Gadzhimagomedov was shot by attackers in a car while walking from his home to his mosque in the Dagestani settlement of Gudben, district police chief Sergei Makukha said.
Gadzhimagomedov was a vocal critic of Islamic extremism who had spoken out against militants during a service at the mosque on Friday, Makukha said. He said the killing was "clearly a revenge attack" by Islamic militants.
Posted by: obc | 2007-09-29 1:59:53 PM
Yeah - the Palestinians deserve a state of their own, say these same Leftoids. See if you agree after reading this:
"Caught on tape: How a 16-year-old girl was lynched in Gaza"
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH
After more than 20 years in the business, and just when you think you've seen it all, there's always something that shocks you more than ever.
This time it's the brutal murder of a 16-year-old girl in the Gaza Strip. Her crime: "dishonoring" her family. Of course, there is no way to verify the allegations against her and other females who have fallen victim to "honor killings."
The gruesome murder occurred a few weeks ago, when the girl - who looks much younger than her age - was dragged into the street and handed to an mob of angry young men.
Eyewitnesses told The Jerusalem Post that many of those who participated in the lynch were Hamas members and relatives of the girl.
A five-minute video obtained by the Post over the weekend reveals the savagery and mercilessness of the killers.
What's really disturbing is that none of those at the crime scene tried to intervene to save the girl's life.
More than 20 young men are seen beating, stabbing and kicking the little girl before smashing her head with large stones.
It's not easy to watch such a video. The scenes of the girl lying on the ground as frenzied men trample her are unimaginable.
At one point, the girl tries to cover her head with her hands to avoid the kicking. She then tries to rise to her feet, only to be stabbed repeatedly by one of the men.
As she collapses, one of the attackers pulls down her skirt so that the rest of his friends will not see her underwear. The girl is required to maintain her "modesty" even as she is being preyed upon.
And just when you think the lynch is about to end, someone emerges from the crowd carrying a large white stone.
He throws the stone at the girl's back as she lays face down, motionless.
Seconds later, another man throws a large stone at the back of her head. The video ends with the girl laying in a pool of blood.
Mission accomplished. Hours later, a few local reporters sent a terse statement to their news organizations informing them of another "honor killing" in the Gaza Strip. Not a word about the way the girl had been lynched. The story barely made it to the mainstream media.
I asked a Hamas security official if he had been aware of the incident.
"There have been a number of cases in the Gaza Strip in the past few months, but we didn't hear about this specific killing," he replied. "In any case, we are against these killings because we don't want anyone to take the law into his own hands."
Needless to say, no one has been arrested, despite the public nature of the killing.
According to the Gaza-based Palestinian Center for Human Rights, at least 11 women have been killed in the Strip since the beginning of the year in what are traditionally known as "honor killings."
The most recent took place in late July, when three sisters were fatally stabbed by male relatives in Deir el-Balah in the central Gaza Strip.
Sources in the Strip said many cases were never been reported, with the victims buried secretly.
Posted by: obc | 2007-09-29 3:54:55 PM
They're getting really desperate.
On that note: Go, Fred, Go!
Posted by: Werner Patels | 2007-09-29 8:55:09 PM
These ad hominem attacks seem to be the only way for the attack dogs to operate. Limbaugh does his research while they don't.
Posted by: DML | 2007-09-29 9:18:47 PM
Their MO is to fabricate any lie, the bigger the better, and then to repeat it over and over like a mantra. Incapable of independent critical thought this is what you get.
Posted by: Alain | 2007-09-29 11:08:10 PM
Limbaugh and O'Rielly, like all right leaning journalist and radio hosts are simply reporting facts and truth. Their philosophies are based in reality and time proven solutions to problems.
The left is a vicious gang of power seeking ideological collectivists pushed and funded by their power mad elitist leaders who lurk behind the scene. They deal in beliefs and feelings and not reality based human nature. Theirs is a twisted perverted view of human nature.
They cannot convince they can only indoctrinate and use hatred and fear to confront the more sane people on the right side of this culture war. That is why you find them in the educational industry and the media. Those are the tools of indoctrination and propaganda. They must be purged from those places. They must be kept away from impressionable children.
They would bring us a Sodom and Gomorrah world with little opportunity and lots of poverty, crime and perversion. They cannot win because their cause is so twisted that real people will ultimately go to war with them to clean up the society in which they wish to live work and raise their families.
Common sense dictates that there will always be enough clear thinking independent folks who believe that freedom and enterprise is the only way to make true progress. The so-called progressives have hi-jacked that word just as faggots have stolen the words gay and pride from dictionary. Political correctness has banned many words from our language as well.
They are a sick bunch and they don't even realize it. Our enemies do and they use them well.
Posted by: John | 2007-09-29 11:53:50 PM
A newspaper which counters lefty/liberalism is the conservative newspaper- The Weekly Telegraph.
Posted by: Larry | 2007-09-30 12:41:57 AM
A criminal gets a free house from Habitat for Humanity. How the Left operates with no moral code! If he was a sexual offender they would have done something, but he was ONLY a bank robber:
"Man Arrested In Bank Robbery Set To Get Habitat For Humanity Home"
He's believed to have been involved in at least a dozen East Texas bank robberies, but Saturday, we found out he's also involved in a getting a new home from a local nonprofit. Saturday, we were going to cover a story about a Tyler family getting a new home from Habitat For Humanity, but instead we discovered the father of that family is Derrick Hodges, 33.
Hodges was arrested Friday by Henderson Police for allegedly robbing a bank there back in November, and police say they believe he's involved in a string of bank robberies all over East Texas. Habitat For Humanity says despite recent revelations, he's still set to get the house. For the past two and half years police departments all over East Texas have been investigating bank robberies happening in their area, all with the same method of operations.
"The two that we had here in Henderson, the method they used, the description of the suspects, the way they do everything was very similar to other robberies in Tyler, Marshall, Carthage, Crockett, all in that area," said Henderson Police Lieutenant Craig Sweeney. Now Henderson Police say they have one of the suspected robbers behind bars. A convicted felon, records show Derrick Hodges has committed crimes like burglary and auto theft.
"It ought to make people going into these banks feel a whole lot safer on certain days, that they're able to conduct business in peace," said Sweeney. What about neighbors living next to the Hodges in a brand new home being built for the family by Habitat For Humanity?
"There's no reason at this time why things won't continue as they're going," said Interim Executive Director Rand Huzenlaub. So, the work goes on for a family of five with three children.
"Let's just say she's earned this home," said Huzenlaub. "She has earned this home." A public search on the Smith County Judicial Web site shows Hodges is no stranger to law enforcement, arrested seven times in Smith County alone, so KLTV 7 wanted to know why Habitat for Humanity did not check these records before approving Hodges' application.
"They're screened very closely, as far as, their need is concerned, and it's based on need," said Huzenlaub. Habitat tells us the only check they perform is for registered sex offenders, so right now, Hodges and his family will get the keys to their new home next Sunday, even if he's still in jail.
Posted by: obc | 2007-09-30 9:53:22 AM
Habit for Humanity homes aren't exactly free homes. Jimmy Carter still holds the mortgage on these houses. Since most of the labor has been donated by well intentioned citizens, and the non-profit status eliminates a lot of the other costs, I'd say old Jimmy is doing OK on this project. Thieves, cops, and politicians have one thing in common, a knack for getting what they want without doing an honest day's work for it.
Posted by: dph | 2007-09-30 11:04:32 AM
. . . and calling it "charity" too!
Posted by: obc | 2007-09-30 12:01:04 PM
I work with a leftard who chastizes me for depending on facts too much. He doesn't understand why I find that extremely funny. His idea of truth is what may be true rather than what is true. As is often noted at "Dust My Broom",liberalism is a mental disorder.
Posted by: wallyj | 2007-09-30 1:44:49 PM
That's the Dan Rather School of Facts. He can't prove the truth but it's probably so anyways.
Posted by: obc | 2007-09-30 1:47:50 PM
'Journalists' in Canada do this all the time when choosing what issues they will cover and what issues they won't, it's manufacturing programming around what they want to see happen.
Posted by: philanthropist | 2007-09-30 11:34:51 PM
How authentic is Shrillery? See this and you'll know how she got that nickname:
Posted by: obc | 2007-10-01 7:25:14 AM
ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ON THIS SUBJECT:
Posted by: obc | 2007-10-01 12:07:30 PM
Real Estate thief Senator Harry Reid, DemoRat leader of the Senate, has taken this false story - and has demanded Rush apologize!!! DemoRats sink ever lower into the quicksand:
"Senate leader demands apology of Rush Limbaugh"
by Mark Silva
The Democrats rush in where Rush fans wish they wouldn't tread: Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is taking the Senate floor today to seek support for a letter rebuking Rush Limbaugh for his "phony soldiers'' commentary. More than a typical Limbaugh "rant,'' the Senate leader said today, Limbaugh's remark about war-protesting soldiers was "drivel.''
Limbaugh is the radio talk show host who made mention of "phony soldiers'' during a discussion about people calling for the withdrawal of troops from Iraq last week.
This drew howls of protest from Democratic Party leaders, followed by Limbaugh's own howl of protest that he was misunderstood. Limbaugh maintained later in the week that he had been speaking of only one "genuine phony soldier'' who had made up stories about atrocities he witnessed though he had never even served in Iraq.
And then Limbaugh went on to add a couple more phonies to his roster, including Rep. Jack Murtha, the Pennsylvania Democrat, decorated Vietnam veteran and retired Marine colonel who opposes the war. And Limbaugh's fans cried foul about the media's reporting of what Limbaugh had said in the first place -- he had spoken of "phony soliders,'' not one phony, and it wasn't clear at all that he might be labeling just one impersonator with that tag.
YOU CAN TELL that the "reporter" here is as biased as Dan Rather. No investigation that proves the charges are false - that Media Matters is a Soros-funded DemoRat affiliated group, that they have attacked Bill O'Reilly this way this very same week.
DRIVE-BY MEDIA - I hope they all go bankrupt tomorrow!
Posted by: obc | 2007-10-01 1:27:34 PM
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