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Bubba said WHAT?

That whole “message – messenger” thingy still gets to me.  From the Beeb:

Former US President Bill Clinton has said that improving health services is the main challenge to fighting HIV/Aids in Africa, not a lack of money.

In a BBC interview, Mr Clinton said his foundation had therefore been focusing more and more on cost-effective ways to improve national health systems.

He also said encouraging monogamy should be an important part of the fight against HIV/Aids.

Dude…did Bubba, of all people, preach the values of monogamy?  Surreal.

August 6, 2008 Posted by | Bill Clinton | 4 Comments

“25 Reasons You May be a Racist”

In the mold of Jeff Foxworthy, I give you The Corner.  A few of my favorites:

The tendency of Obama supporters to see racist impulses behind every criticism of their candidate has  evolved into absurdity. Now even the first  black president feels compelled to declare he’s not a racist. By this measure, nearly every American is at risk of being branded a racist at some point in the campaign. To assess whether you’re at risk just consult the list below ( apologies to Jeff Foxworthy ):
1.If you think Obama’s the most liberal member of the senate you…may be a racist.
2.If you object to Obama raising your payroll, capital gains and estate taxes you…may be a racist.

13. If you think the surge is working and that’s a good thing you…may be a racist.

17. If you’re appalled that Obama voted against  treating infants born after an abortion attempt  the same medically  as other infants born alive you…may be a racist.

18. If you were proud of your country even before Obama’s candidacy you…may be a racist.

24. If you don’t want the president to meet without precondition with the leaders of state sponsors of terror you…may be a racist.
25. If you don’t care how Hollywood or the European elite think you should vote you…may be a racist.

Heh.  Read the whole list.

August 6, 2008 Posted by | bigotry, Obama | 1 Comment

Washington comPost borrows fact-free reporting approach from NYT

Not content to letting its sister fishwrap, the NYT, go down in flames after running fact-free anti-McCain hit pieces that even drawn condemnation from the paper’s own ombudsman, the Washington comPost has decided that its own “multiple layers of fact-checkers” are competing for the Shoddy Trophy.  Details from Hot Air:

I didn’t take much notice of the Washington Post article on the front page today by Matthew Mosk regarding “unusual” donors to the John McCain campaign.  It didn’t find any wrongdoing, for one thing; it made an insinuation of wrongdoing by association that it didn’t back up with facts.  The Norman Hsu case, in contrast, built on odd donation patterns but didn’t get reported until actual wrongdoing was apparent, with Democratic bundler Hsu being a fugitive with a penchant for Ponzi schemes.

Then the comPost puts out a correction…which shoots their entire story straight to hell.  But get this: the comPost was put in its place by…a blogger!  Or, as the snoots in the MSM call us, “pajamas-clad yokels”.  I prefer “journalism’s janitors”, since we’re the ones who have to come in and clean up the mess that the MSM leaves behind.  Anywho:

This would not have come to light had it not been for Amanda Carpenter, who did what the Post’s layers of fact-checkers and editors apparently couldn’t be bothered to do: their jobs.  Amanda went to Open Secrets, a web site that makes public all contributions to political campaigns, and checked the names against the records.  Three out of the four never came up as McCain contributors at all.  I’d guess that it took Amanda about ten minutes at the outside to check this, ten minutes that the Post couldn’t bother to expend.

I’ve known about Open Secrets for quite some time, which is odd, since according to the leftist elitists who work in the MSM newsrooms, I’m just some pajamas-clad yokel who doesn’t know a thing about real news.  If, by “real news”, they mean “shiite you can just make up without doing any kind of research that even pajamas-clad yokels know about”, then yeah…”real news”!

But hey, everyone makes mistakes, right?  I mean, it’s not like this guy Mosk has done this before.

Actually, it’s a lot like this guy Mosk has done this before.

Nope…no liberal media bias!

August 6, 2008 Posted by | McCain, media bias | 2 Comments

Clooney hosts fundraiser for Obama…in Switzerland

But hey, don’t be getting any funny ideas about The One being an elitist “rock star” who caters to Hollyweirdos or Euroweenies, m’kay?

August 6, 2008 Posted by | Euros, Hollyweirdos, moonbats, Obama | 1 Comment

Anyone wanna play with a troll or two?

Moonbat on Aisle 3, and he/she/it is a month late to the game.  As is this schmuck.  Dig in.

August 6, 2008 Posted by | moonbats | 2 Comments

Olbermann bans leftist columnist from his little-watched MSNBC show

Seriously, how nuts does the hypersensitive Blathermann have to be in order to reflexively ban a a columnist who has routinely written some moonbattery-laced op-eds in the last five years or so?  From NRO:

According to Olbermann’s post on The Daily Kos (how perfectly appropriate), it seems Milbank notified Olbermann that after four years of appearing with him, Milbank accepted another television offer. Olbermann was apparently irate about a column by Milbank last week that created difficulty for Barack Obama, and therefore banned Milbank from his program. Olbermann alleges that Milbank took a comment by Obama out of context (readers can decide for themselves whether that is in fact a fair charge) and would not explain himself. And so Dana Milbank, who after four years of playing up to Olbermann deigned to write a single critical column on The Great Obama, was quickly censured. Such are the exacting journalistic standards of Olbermann, and, apparently, the network for which he works.

My sources say that both of Olbermann’s viewers are disappointed to see Milbank go.

August 6, 2008 Posted by | media bias, moonbats, Olbermann | 4 Comments

McCain: Paris Hilton has better energy policy than Obama

After Juanny Mac’s ad last week comparing the undeserved celebrity coverage between Paris Hilton and The One, Ms. Hilton had a playful retort video.  Kudos to her for handling the McCain ad in a manner that conveys her sense of humor.  (Sidebar: I may possibly never compliment Ms. Hilton again, but I have to call this one like I see it.)

But double kudos for McCain’s handlers to comment on Hilton’s video ad thusly:

In the unkindest cut of all, McCain’s spokesperson Tucker Bounds tells TMZ that on the subject of energy, Paris is deeper than Barack. He says, “Sounds like Paris is taking the ‘All of the Above’ energy approach that John McCain has advocated — both alternatives and drilling. Perhaps the reality is that Paris has a more substantive energy plan than Barack Obama.

Ouch!  No word on whether Ms. Hilton thinks that tire gauges are the key to solving America’s energy crisis.

August 6, 2008 Posted by | McCain, Obama, oil | 1 Comment

New code word for racism: “skinny”

Observing The One as being a skinny man apparently makes a person “racist”, English be damned.  From Slate:

When white people are invited to think about Obama’s physical appearance, the principal attribute they’re likely to dwell on is his dark skin. Consequently, any reference to Obama’s other physical attributes can’t help coming off as a coy walk around the barn. The sad fact is that any discussion of Obama’s physical appearance is going to remind white people of the physical characteristic that’s most on their minds.

So by observing that the Obamessiah is thin or that he has big ears, I am a racist?  Got it.  Thanks for the clarification.

Exit question: By logical extension, am I racist for noticing that Nicole Richie, Paris Hilton, and Twiggie are a little on the “über-slender” side?

Exit question #2: Is there anything that can’t be made into a race issue?

August 6, 2008 Posted by | bigotry, Obama, shameful | 5 Comments

Texas adds finality to World Court saga

Recall the story of how the UN’s World Court tried to usurp American sovereignty and stop the execution of criminal alien Jose Medellin, despite the obvious fact that the World Court has no jurisdiction whatsoever.  Well, TX just gave a Texas-sized “kiss my rump!” to the Court by executing Medellin’s worthless hide yesterday.  Details:

Texas has executed Mexican-born condemned prisoner Jose Medellin for the rape and murder of two teenage girls 15 years ago.

The state carried out the execution late Tuesday night after the U.S. Supreme Court rejected his request for a reprieve in a split vote.

The 33-year-old Medellin had claimed he was denied treaty-guaranteed help from the Mexican consulate when he was arrested.

Texas authorities say he never invoked his consular rights until four years after he was arrested. By then, he had been convicted and condemned for participating in the attack on 16-year-old Elizabeth Pena and 14-year-old Jennifer Ertman.

Memo to the UN: Don’t mess with Texas.

August 6, 2008 Posted by | capital punishment, illegal immigration, Texas, United Nations | 2 Comments