August 2007

Hoffa: Mexican Trucks Disaster For U.S. Highways

nd if the immigration hordes aren't enough to register on your outrage scale, try wrapping your brain around this latest Bush plan for kissing up to Mexico to benefit his business buddies. The Teamsters Union said today it has been told by officials in the Transportation Department's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration that the first Mexican trucks could come across the border as soon as Saturday unless Congress gets involved. Tell Congress to block the Mexican trucks. The union said Thursday it would ask a federal appeals courts to block the Bush administration's plan to begin allowing Mexican trucks to...

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War Theories & Wet Nurses

Three opinions. 1. I hate to tell you, but it's not 1624 anymore. In 1624, due to a wide variety of historical factors that are no longer present, rulers of a population were far more able to retain a chokehold on that population. Today's rulers do not have the command over their population that the Algerian pasha did. The Algerian pasha controlled the government, had formed an alliance with the pirates, and was holding Dutch prisoners in state prison. The dynamic between the terrorists/insurgents and national leaders is far more complex today (except in Pakistan, where Musharraf has allied with...


Jizya And Latter Day Barbary Pirates

xercising the Muslim tradition of extracting jizya from any and all, the Taliban demanded and South Korea paid $2.46 million to Taliban extremists in Afghanistan to secure the release of 19 hostages. Citing unidentified sources in Afghanistan, a Japanese newspaper Asahi Shimbun said Afghan mediators persuaded South Korea's ambassador in Kabul that there was no other way to end the six-week kidnap ordeal. "Two million dollars were paid to release all 19 people," an Afghan mediator was quoted as telling the influential Japanese daily. Officially however, the Asahi Shimbun said both a South Korean official and a Taliban spokesman contacted...


Hard Talk From Newt Gingrich

ewt Gingrich of Georgia speaks out against George Bush's "Phoney War" with a resolute directness and strength most welcomed here at the Two-Fisted Quorum nee Project Scenewash. I've always liked Newt. I realize the man has his problems, and takes on some positions I am vehemently against, such as man-made climate change as an excruciatingly important issue, but I like the way he speaks his mind, taking on his detractors from a very direct posture. I won't spoil the fun by revealing too much here. Just watch the video.


Must See Video From Horowitz

hat Really Happened: Israel has continued to be victimized by the Arabs and the world at large, despite the best intentions of the United Nations, Great Britiain, and her own people after World War II. Check out this video, a well-produced piece by Terrorism Awareness contradicting with detailed fact the foul propaganda of Jimmy Carter and the anti-Israel lobby. Not much news here for the truly informed, but the video is a powerful testament to the absurdity of the thinly veiled quasi-Palestinian argument. Knowing Jihad: The threat is worldwide and coming to an explosion near you. Forget the mainstream media...