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Uncle Who-Now?

– ITEM – Obama’s Great-uncle says Obama never asked him nor showed any interest in his military experience

– ITEM – Never Forget D-Day, by Ted Nugent

D-Day The Sixth of June:
“They Left The Vivid Air Signed With Their Honor”

– ITEM – D-Day: 65th anniversary

– ITEM – Reagan at Point Du Hoc

~ I HONESTLY don’t recall when World War II first entered my life– but with my maternal grandparents, it was only 20 years past when I was born: my Grandfather having served in Burma, and most of his brothers in Bomber Command, and my Grandmother’s older brother had been shot down and killed in 1943. It was always there.

As I grew older, my Grandfather told me his war-stories; showed me the black & white pictures, and let me read his WW2 pictorial history books, (as long as I put them back in the right order). By Grade 5, I’d done a project on the war, with a large map. With my own library card, large piles of books came home with me week by week, to learn of this world-changing event that had so touched my family.

In university, I studied military history; as a student-minister, I visited veteran seniors and always listened to their stories with interest– here were people, like my Grandfather, who had been there, done that. When it came to it, I was glad to do them full honours at burial. In 1995, I helped plan the province-wide worship service for the Legion gathering for the 50th VE Day anniversary, and told of my Grandfather’s experience in the sermon in front of serving military and 1500 veterans and their families.

With the internet, I posted pictures of my Great Uncle online via the official Government Remembrance website: he got no more life past his early 20s, and gave his future for all of us, for freedom, and for his country and family– it’s the least we can do.

But Enough About Me…

Now.. not everyone has to be super-interested in the war. Sadly, as with everything else, Obama is never engaged with anything, only when it is of use and interest to him. It is beyond sad that Obama’s uncle– much-mentioned by the candidate Obama in various speeches– says the younger Barack showed little to no interest in the “Auschwitz” Buchenwald Buchenwald sub-camp matter until it could win him political points– perhaps with Jews and veterans.

Exploiting history; associating himself with the heroic deeds of others; not bothering to get his story straight until a garbled version had already gone out on the airwaves? Typical.

At least Corporal Hitler actually deserved and won his one Iron Cross for heroic service in World War I.. this guy can’t even be bothered to get someone else’s story straight, nor hearken back to his own military service. Of course, that’s not what ivy league legacy kids did.. unless you were George Bush… or George Bush senior.. or even John Kerry, and thousands of other loyal Americans.

But Barack is only loyal to himself. For shame, Barack. ~

Invisible & Sticky

– ITEM – In Search of Saints– Fr. George Rutler’s A Crisis of Saints: The Call to Heroic Faith in an Unheroic World explores the God-given ability to exercise heroic virtue in the face of cultural breakdown

~ YES, ALL THE AGNOSTICS AND ATHEISTS have it all figured out.. except for faith. Delusion? Wish fulfilment? Opiate? Stoogery?

I’ve rather found that sensible and busy churches are full of volunteers, kind people, and well-involved folks committed to their families, communities, and churches. They are often the spiritual and feet-on-the ground glue holding an awful lot of things together, and getting an awful lot of stuff done, under the radar of media or big government.

When the region I served in suffered an air-crash disaster, it was the clergy, church ladies, and local emergency volunteers who kept things working and communicating. One priest died from the overwork of it; another had to retire. The professional $40 and hour crisis management teams (we called them ‘Huggies’) came and went, their easy rituals done, and the sorrowing and troubled lives left behind.

The problem with invisible spiritual glue is that it’s invisible.. and the effect is often not noticed until it’s come undone. Or when– as with the United Church in Canada, the fastest-dying denomination in Canada– the spiritual devolves into the Marxist, worldly-practical, an merely political: wine turned into water. The fatally-liberalized Anglican & Episcopal Churches aren’t far behind, having traded their birthrights in for a mess of pottage and holy sodomy.

Humans are fundamentally believing creatures– an ancient instinct arising from just looking around and going “Whoa” at the wonder of it all. Wonder automatically leads to worship, and questions, barring wrong-headed anti-religious indoctrination, and that growth happens with each child and soul grows into self-awareness, and awareness of others, and of mystery.

Sadly, that religious instinct can go wrong, and be bent to evil ends, or worldly forms, as when the healthy impulse towards penance and humility in Western Leftists gets secularized into hating and punishing ourselves– but with no forgiveness except through self-denigration and self-destruction.

We have to recall what the non-Al Gore saviour said about that (St. John 3:16-17):

“For God so loved the world that He gave
His only begotten Son, that whoever
believes in Him should not perish
but have everlasting life.
For God did not send His Son into
the world to condemn the world
but that the world through Him
might be saved.”

Compare that with the attitude of a smug disciple of recycling, or global warming, or dhimmitude, or enviro-cars, or humans are a virus ideology. ~

Get Your Uppity On

~ BOYCOTT, LETTER-WRITING, it’s our first line of speaking back. Write that letter to your MP, and make copies for the Premier, and– if you get no adequate response– the media, as well. Tell companies why you are unsubscribing, boycotting, or otherwise protesting their stance.

Right now, GM, AOL, Pepsi, and a host of other companies deserve some conservative and socon protest/boycott action. Take a stand: write that letter, make a difference. ~

Holy, Holy Holy?

– ITEM – “Newsweek editor Evan Thomas explains: “I mean in a way Obama’s standing above the country, above – above the world, he’s sort of God.” Time magazine is more sober and delivers unto you: Obama in Cairo: The Making of a Prophet?”

Jon Voight: Bring An End To This False Prophet Obama!

~ IMAGINE, IF YOU will, the talk in the links above being applied to Lincoln, Washington, Nixon, or even poor old Jimmah Carter.. and them allowing it. Not so much? Damn straight.

We’ve crossed a line with this guy. An anti-Christ sorta line. Attributing to a mortal the proper qualities of divinity.. it’s very Roman, or old-time Persian, maybe Egyptian.. not so much Judeo-Christian. Combine an anti-Christ figure with a leviathan country (one that officially leaves God or ultimate claims out of any and all account), and you have a hell on earth. Adolf, Mao, Joseph, and a hundred other mini-versions of the same old tiresome evil.

Except this time, it would be with the world’s most powerful country, and outpost of freedom, and democracy– however imperfectly. As Mark Steyn says in another context, who to the rescue? Britain? Canada? France? Russia? Mali?

As we’ve said before, the fault runs both ways, from those who utter such blasphemy, and to The One himself, who seems to be willing to let people say it, without calling them on it. ~

More here

Sheikh Khaled Bin Mahfouz Loves Censoring Western Authors Via Libel Tourism Lawsuits

– ITEM – We will only win this thing if we stop paying the enemy to fight us

– ITEM – Saudi billionaire’s lawsuit leads to book’s destruction— ‘Ominous implications’: Cambridge University Press defaults, apologizes, agrees to pay fees and damages

– ITEM – TheReligionofPeace – Islam: Requiring Other Faiths to Pay Up

– ITEM – Sheikh Khalid bin Mahfouz: Libel Terrorism

– ITEM – USAID, State Dept find another way to favor, fund Muslims

– ITEM- Seeds of Terror: How Heroin Is Bankrolling the Taliban and al Qaeda

– ITEM – The decline of Eastern Christianity under Islam— By Bat Ye’or

– ITEM – BBC offers apology and £30,000 payment to Muslim Council of Britain

– ITEM – Pakistan: Catholic leaders denounce imposition of religion-based tax

The Libel Tourist

~ AS THE PILLAGING PROPHET laid it down for his minions of mafiosi, if the Jews & Christians won’t convert, they have to live under humiliating laws and special ‘taxes’, called ‘Jizya’. This was especially useful in filling the Jihad coffers, because the Christian cities of the Byzantine and older Roman empires were wealthy.

Christians then as now have always been diligent, prosperous, and thus ripe for envy and plunder and special taxing under Islamic domination. It’s part of why the Armenian Genocide was so sweet– while Islam does not encourage economic nor societal and technological progress, the Armenians were relatively well off as merchants and innovators. So their communities and persons were plundered, their lives forfeit.

Indeed, part of the weakness of the post-1700 Ottoman expansion & Jihad was that they’d not conquered any new lands, and too many Christians had escaped or converted: the sheep weren’t around to be fleeced. The internal finances of the Ottomans grew hollow; cuts were made; military adventures to reap new wealth grew financially riskier and less likely.

Funding The Faith-War

An observant Roman once said that “The sinews of war are infinite money.” So with Jihad– the money is the real issue. The Jizya, oil money, every kind of fraud and con-artistry, money laundering, false charities, special accounting, open extortion, selling Afghan heroin and marijuana, whatever it takes. The mafia could learn a few lessons from these guys.

Therefore– in accordance with the Prophet’s canny orders, the unofficial protection-money taxation of Christians and others under Muslim rule– and even outside it– continues apace. America, Europe, and those “Who Don’t Want Any Trouble” find it suddenly easy to fund the Paleostinian Prison Camp, terror-groups, Muslim pro-Jihad groups– why, the cash just keeps flying around in untold multi-billions.

Every time someone really starts to uncover the facts, it seems not only the usual Islamist perps, but some of our own power-brokers want to back up, cover-up, protect the perps. Witness the assault against Funding Evil, Updated: How Terrorism is Financed and How to Stop It, by Rachel Ehrenfeld, or the outright banning in Britain of the 2006 Alms for Jihad: Charity and Terrorism in the Islamic World, by J. Millard Burr and Robert O. Collins.

Mind you, compared to modern tax-ates under our socialist oligarchs, Jizya is a tiny percentage. Even the tea-tax which prompted the Boston tea-party was a dizzying 2%.

Nonetheless, terror-financing is all around us, and in virtually every country where profit is to be had, hid, or laundered. Canada is by no means exempt, and we need a full-scale enquiry into the web of Islamic Jihad finance in our country, and the connections thereof. Canadian taxes, and wages are funding bastard devoted to our own overthrow, alongside the oil-money going to terror-supporting nations in the Middle East, even amongst so-called ‘allies’. Our funding Hitler happened last big war.. let’s not make the same mistake twice.

This is a war, not a tea-party. However, it’s on the brink of becoming the world’s longest, slowest civilizational suicide. ~

The Hangover

– ITEM – Stimulousity– Panic 2011

– ITEM – The Declaration of Non-Dependency

~ GIVEN THAT Americans only had a choice between Obama & Obama-Lite last election, it is becoming increasingly obvious that the regrettable choice of The One is bearing much fruit.

The Democratic party and the Socialist/ Communist elements of American political life are running about fully exposed, doing their thing like there’s no tomorrow– it’s all out in the open. No promises, half-measures, or veiled criticism: the Obamunists are having their way with America, but unlike a lost weekend, people are actually paying attention.

There are the media leg-tinglers and plunderers who will still love Obama long after he’s dead and gone, but that’s always the way with dictatorial types. It’s also the reason there’s a Stalin/ Gulag theme park in a former Soviet slave-state: ah, the good old days.

Obamunism has struck like a pandemic: it’s having world-wide effects; and as the fever mounts to the breaking point, Americans get to see what the long-enticing vision of a nanny-state is like, how impossible amounts of imaginary money and debt pile up, how promises turn into ugly realities, how socialism is a false top-down gov-uber-alles fairy tale that cannot exist for long.

Canadians and Europeans already know this, or fear it, even as they hope to snuggle deeper into the arms of mommy-gov, and suckle the last drops from the withering teat.

If Americans had elected McCain, and got half-measures of the all-encompassing state, the socialist dream might still look pretty, and possible, all warm and fuzzy and nice. Obama’s approach– at once bumbling, hasty, and heavy-handed– is exposing it all for what it is.

Can American and Canadian conservatives take this to heart, and clearly distinguish themselves and their way from the now revealing nightmare of full-on American soft-fascism via Obama’s Uh.. L’Etat.. Um.. C’est.. Uh.. Moi?

Socialism is simultaneously a mistake, a temptation, and a false vision of human nature and society. It wants life by bread alone; heaven on earth, be it ever so hellish and costly; and offers a numbing false compassion and comfort that literally makes people too lazy to have kids, preserve freedom, or pass on the good things and the fight for our Western civilization. More comfort for me, now– everything else be damned!

Sadly, the good intentions of the American rebuilding of Europe provided a hothouse of easy money, socialist nonsense, and financial unaccountability. Europe may never get over the hangover.

If the U.S. herself attempts to morph into Euromerica? There’s nobody else to foot the already $11 trillion bill in imaginary money, unlike the booming American economy of the 50s and 60s which paid for a new Europe, and is still paying for it.

Borrowing from China? They’re not giving money away– and they recently got the nervous giggles when Plunder-Czar Geithner tried to tell them with a straight face about the soundness of the U.S. dollar. Even if Obama were to unite the economy with the government, that would only defer the due-date, and crush American innovation, investment, and free spirit. Even China is past that sort of theoretical nonsense.

I’m just wondering.. hoping a little.. considering the possibility.. that though painful and costly, the gift of the impatiently aggressive ideological and anti-American Obama/ Democrat regime may well wake America up before the Kevorking of America puts her into a fatal sleep for generations.

Let’s hope, and pray, and speak out: for as America goes, so goes the world, and the last great hope of the West. ~

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~ CANADA vs HUMAN RIGHTS; SELF-INFLATING SOCK— …but a government commissioner who talks some sense – plus And then there were two? …. (steynonline)

~ SONG OF THE WEEK: WE’LL MEET AGAIN— Songs of the war years …. (steynonline)

~ MARK STEYN— A superpower that feeds on mediocrity cannot survive for long on leftovers from the past …. (

~ BEND THE KNEE, or else: ‘The Muslim World’: One-way multiculturalism: Steyn …. (nro)

~ IN THE CORNER: AN IDEA WHOSE TIME HAS COME– O-Day in Normandy …. (nrotc)

~ MARK STEYN on Obama’s message of weakness …. (ocregister)

~ TODAY’S Mark Madness– Links Steynian; Still more Mark Madness …. (walker)


~ JUST GO & RE-READ EVERYTHING over @ Ezra’s gig …. (ezralevant)


“War is an ugly thing, but not the ugliest of things. The decayed and degraded state of moral and patriotic feeling which thinks that nothing is worth war is much worse. The person who has nothing for which he is willing to fight, nothing which is more important than his own personal safety, is a miserable creature and has no chance of being free unless made and kept so by the exertions of better men than himself.”

~ John Stuart Mill ~

~ DEBORAH GYAPONG— Lessons from a water dispute; “Obama . . . he’s sort of God“– Evan Thomas MSNBC host; Wow! Read Sotomayor’s speech and wake up …. (

~ SHAIDLE— What media bias? Another journalism guru revealed to be a communist; Booby-trapped horses used in Gaza terror attack not a new tactic, experts say; Glenn Beck explains ‘why we’re one step closer to giant missile parades‘ (!) in new audio book; When reality itself is deemed ‘racist’, how can we be expected to speak and think clearly?; ‘Let me tell you about a conversation I had with a Catholic priest yesterday…’; ‘Nobody owes you a living.’ ‘You are not a victim’ — and of course: ‘lefty loosey, righty tighty’; No sooner had pulled their ‘conservative chicks/hate ***k’ article …. (fivefeetoffury)

~ AN ENTIRELY KAFKAESQUE process– “Pierre Lemieux is facing down the state over his refusal to explain, on his firearms licence renewal forms, his prior relationships. “My love affairs are none of your business,” he wrote on the forms. That answer led to his being refused his firearms licence; now he’s fighting the civil servants in court” …. (westernstandard)

~ BRASS BALLS RADIO 53: Strong Language!; and “Brass Balls Radio Producers Add New Shows to Lineup!” …. (girlontheright)

~ WALKER BLOG— More on Alberta, Bill 44, et al …. (walkersunknownthoughts)

~ VIDEO: MPP Frank Klees introduces bill to abolish Section 13 in Ont. Human Rights law …. (

~ PRO-LIFE LEADER Responds to National Post Article Blaming Pro-Life Movement for Tiller Murder …. (

~ CATFUR: “The absolute true facts story of the innocent Omar Khadr” …. (

~ CRTC FALLOUT— The future of broadband in Canada: have a voice!; and busy-body Muslim watch: Al Jazeera in English – an email campaign to lobby the CRTC …. (xanthippa)

~ WHO SAID IT? … ‘I Am Criminally Responsible for Killing Babies’ …. (spectator)

~ BLOATING CATTLE: The mostest racistist blog in Canada …. (

~ THE OLD BLOOD-GODS ARISE— Fear of Eugenic Abortion Sparked as Prenatal Gender Identification Kit May Become Available in New Zealand …. (A-M)

~ MONTREAL CHEF target of death threats.. for serving seal meat! …. (

~ SAN DIEGO COUNTY Officials…Um Sorry We Didn’t Know About That Freedom Of Religion Thing …. (ace)

~ OH, MAN— A survival guide… The Ultimate Man’s Survival Guide …. (NRO)

~ FAREWELL TO JUDGEMENT, by Roger Scruton– “Why do young people today refuse to accept criticism from anyone older, who might know a thing or two more than they do?” …. (

~ SPANISH MEDIA reports government considering suppression of religious symbols …. (

~ UK FACES backlash over ‘libel tourists’ …. (timesonline)

~ THERE’LL ALWAYS BE AN ENGLAND, and England shall be free– Police tell Christian: it’s a crime to say homosexuality is a sin; Thought police muscle up in Britain …. (anglican-mainstream)


~ INFIDELLER THAN THOU Richard Dawkins debates John Lennox: Does God Exist? …. (winteryknight)

~ HOW UNICEF, WHO Manipulate Latin American Catholics to Cooperate on Abortion; and D&P’s Hidden Agenda …. (

~ A CONNECTICUT state senator is sponsoring a bill to protect kids’ right to call school administrators “douche bags.” …. (walker)

~ CANADA PASSES “Buy Canada” type resolution; Canuck Mayors Strike Back At Obama Regime …. (

~ SENTINEL BLOGGER WONDERS— Why does the Old Media only care about “gays”, “Palestinians”, illegal aliens from Mexico, captured Taliban and Al Qaeda inmates, etc.? …. (

~ CULTURE OF DEATH: Smear Artists Flinging Mud …. (reformedpastor)

~ ACADEMIC Speech Code of the Month: New York University; and “Cal Poly Suspends Reporting on ‘Politically Incorrect’ Faculty and Students” …. (

~ BULLETIN OF Christian Persecution June 7, 2009 …. (vladtepesblog)

~ MERCATORNET— Our nominations for top public intellectuals who support human dignity. Comments please! …. (mercatornet)

~ VIA THE ANCHORESS— Huge Friday Linkaround …. (firstthings)

~ EXPERTS WRONG AGAIN, Episode #1, 206, 938… “Lard has clearly won the health debate. Shortening, the synthetic substitute foisted on this country over the last century, has proven to be a much bigger health hazard because it contains trans fats”.. so that’s now alongside butter, salt, and all the other good stuff sidelined after World War 2, by the synthetic junk …. (worldmag)

~ ZENIT: Human Rights in China; and The Unknown Massacre– Beijing is making a mistake by suppressing the truth about Tiananmen, by Gordon G. Chang …. (zenit, weeklystandard)

~ OUR UNHEALTHY HEALTH CARE— “Discrimination, but no compensation for nurses” …. (walker)

~ ON MAKING Free Speech a Hate Crime …. (orthodoxytoday)

~ JACKBOOT MEDIA— GE/NBC Punished Paper for Running Story on Shareholder Meeting …. (

~ LAVENDER JIHAD— “Anger as British school tells children aged five about homosexual issues…to the sound of Elton John”.. you know, to make sure those 3 boys out of 250 and 1 girl out of 100 get an early start on their life of same-sex misery …. (dailymail)

~ THE WINDOWLESS World Of An Abortionist …. (rightwingnews)

~ COURT SENTENCES BISHOP for ringing church bells.. Neighbors complained of ‘noise,’ though songs played quieter than traffic. Good luck trying that with a mosque, kids …. (wnd)

~ SOCIALIST HISTORY WATCH— “Late-breaking Russian History: Poland started Second World War” …. (NATPOST)

~ OUTSPOKEN CANUCKI Doug Christie has been granted intervenor status in B’nai Brith v. Radical Free Press, currently being seen before the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal …. (walker)

~ UPPITY YOOTS! Students Rebel at Graduation Against the ACLU’s Bullying Tactics; Graduating Seniors remain standing and recite Lord’s Prayer …. (, worldnetdaily)

~ VIA NROTC— Exposing an Irresponsible Anonymous Blogger …. (nrotc)

~ A WHOLE NEW HIGH IN LOW: “Unable to inspire voters, the isolated, illiberal oligarchs of the EU are using the threat of fantasy fascism to try to force us to be pro-EU”; and in other news, ” EU oligarchs help far right prosper” …. (frankfuredi)

~ THEODORE Dalrymple and Drugs: Legalization …. (blog.skepticaldoctor)

~ MUZZLED— UCLA student told she can’t say ‘Jesus’. Adviser edits senior’s statement, cites, ‘This is department policy’ …. (worldnetdaily)

~ EVIL ZOMBIE BRAIN ROT— “Last week York Humanities professor Martin Lockshin wrote a column in these pages, “You don’t need credentials to bash Israel.” …. (

~ RAPE CONSERVATIVE WOMEN! America OnLine Takes Firm Stance.. in Defense of Violent Rape Fantasies? …. (

~ DR. HELEN— Womenomics–the slow slide to socialism …. (

~ ILLEGAL DRUGS? ? Illegal Food? Where will it stop? In time we will all be outlaws …. (classicalvalues)

~ REVISITING HAYEK— “To many who have watched the transition from socialism to fascism at close quarters the connection between the two systems has become increasingly obvious, but in the (Western) democracies the majority of people still believe that socialism and freedom can be combined”; and “Socialism and Secularism Suck Vitality Out of Society” …. (orthodoxytoday)

~ EVEN MORE ESOLEN: Pseudogamy 107 …. (merecomments)

~ SCARY MEN! ‘Power’ move by male students ruffles U. of C. …. (chicagotribune)

U. of C. Scary Man-Swarm!

~ BONO DISCVERS Sustainable Development Isn’t Sustainable. B-but.. B-but …. (orthodoxytoday)

~ EXPOSING REAL-WORLD Big Media Intimidation, Bias …. (

~ CENSOR-WATCH: “…it’s time to get aggressive when it comes to people playing FOX News in businesses, doctor’s offices and other public places.” …. (NROTC)

~ MARK TOOLEY— Is acceptance of same-sex unions inevitable in Mainline Protestantism? …. (spectator)

~ PSEUDOSCIENCE— Newsweek vs. Oprah (Go Newsweek!) …. (am770chqr)

~ WAY PAST CRAZY— UK: Atheist Cleaners Could sue Christian Care Homes Over Crucifixes …. (Wz)

~ RAYMOND IBRAHIM: The History Channel reveals the bias and naivety of postmodern thought in a new documentary on the Crusades. “The History Channel’s Distortion of the Crusades” …. (victorhanson)

~ SCIPIO— Damned Infernal Calculus …. (thereturnofscipio)

~ EXACTLY What’s Protected by Same-Sex Marriage Religious Exemptions? For how long? …. (nrotc)

~ PEOPLE’S CUBE— Fascism is Communism-lite …. (.thepeoplescube)

~ SEWERING THE CULTURE… MTV’s Shock and Fraud …. (humanevents)

~ WAR ON THE POOR? — “Protecting Consumers from Unreasonable Credit Rates Act of 2009”.. on the other hand, modernish credit with crazy-high rates is a nasty innovation of American banks & credit card companies, snuck up on people in the past 20 years by various sneaky means …. (spectator)

~ MESSY REALITY— Al Gore Silent as his Journalists are Sentenced by North Korea to 12 Years Hard Labor …. (Wz)

~ HARD-LEFTIST GOOGLE: Guess what Google decides to honor on D-Day? Forget MicroSoft: it’s Google out for world-wide interweb & computer monopoly. Support Linux, and boycott all those little Google add-ons by which they make themselves more and more part of our lives …. (WND)

~ ODDLY ENOUGH, the truthers & conspirazoids all missed this one– “More: Enron And Carbon Trading – Hansen Double Deals” …. (classicalvalues)

~ THE MAINSTREAM media love to tell global warming horror stories …. (nationalpost)

~ NASA study links solar activity and global warming; What are the real goals of environmentalist radicals? …. (winteryknight)

~ AT WHAT POINT Do We Jail Or Execute Global Warming Deniers? …. (rightwingnews)

The Obama Regime: Year I

It’s ALL Good News!
“In any case, we are happier waking up as alien duplicates. At least no one is dying in Iraq that we know of. Our Predator drones no longer kill anyone besides terrorists. Military tribunals, renditions, and wiretaps are a-okay. GM and Chrysler are finally “readjusting.” The Muslim world likes us now. If $2 trillion deficits are okay, why not $3 trillion? Terrorists are unmentioned and so no longer exist. Europeans ask why can’t they have their own Obama. Even the likes of Pravda and Hugo Chávez swear that we are more leftist and PC than they they ever were. No more silly movies like Rendition or Redacted, since both protocols are now approved. Everyone is proud of the U.S. again. We’ve got a president who finally cares enough to remind us to inflate our tires and wash our hands.”

~ Victor Davis Hanson ~

~ SHIRE NETWORK NEWS— “New episode of Shire Network News: Cliff May, Obama’s speech in Cairo and why is this murder worse than that?” …. (snnsite)

~ OBAMA = DIVINE — “NewsBusters provides a full transcript of the June 5 appearance on MSNBC’s Hardball with Chris Matthews by Newsweek editor Evan Thomas, who incredibly explains Obama’s exalted status and role in the world”; Newsweek Meets Muggeridge’s Law …. (RBO, newsbusters, eddriscoll)

~ EGYPT: Muslim Brotherhood Slams Obama’s Speech, “He Showed Muslims the Cunning of the Masters of the Zionist/American Project” …. (Wz)

~ ME, MYSELF, I— “I,” said the president, who is inordinately fond of the first-person singular pronoun, “want to disabuse people of this notion that somehow we enjoy meddling in the private sector.” …. (

“Evan Thomas, that bellwether of media obsequiousness, who once (accurately) predicted that the Democrat-loving press would give John Kerry “10 to 15% points” in his race fo the White House, has declared that President Obama is “sort of god”. Chris Matthews, who would suckle Obama’s manboobs, if only Obama would lactate for him, can be heard saying “yeah,” in the background.”

~ The Anchoress ~

~ IN TRANSLATION— “Obama speech quoted jihad verse from Quran. Address to Muslims used Islamic text urging war against nonbelievers” …. (therealbarackobama)

~ HIDING IN PLAIN SIGHT— “Clandestine Agents of the Cuban Government” — Ayers, Dohrn, Myers …. (rbo)

~ THE “OBAMA KING-FO-LIFE!” CLUB IS BUSY… ACORN Enters the Highly Lucrative Global Warming Hysteria Business …. (spectator)

~ ANDREW BOSTOM— Manchild in Cairo; My Brief Radio Interview Regarding Obama’s Cairo Speech …. (

~ ANCHORESS GOES BALLISTICAL: The Suckling Press; Obama “sort of god” …. (theanchoress)

~ ORDERS FROM HQ? PAPER: Saudi King urges Obama to ‘impose’ Mideast solution …. (reuters)

~ ANOTHER DAY, Another Czar …. (spectator)

~ SUPREME COURT Blocks Chrysler Sale to Fiat, Canada …. (spectator)

~ SCIPIO, UNDERWHELMED— “What is it with Obama and homosexuals? He absurdly claims to be a Christian, which is of course laughable to real Christians. We see right through his charade. And it is really quite odd since Christianity has something to say about homosexuality. It is against it”; Obama’s Village People …. (thereturnofscipio)

~ WHILE YOU WEREN’T WATCHING— Napolitano adds adviser with ties to terror backers. Swears in leader of Arab group that hailed jihadists as ‘heroes’ …. (therealbarackobama)

~ ‘BAMA BUDDY WATCH— Fairness Doctrine Sweeps Venezuela as Opposition Media Head Indicted …. (spectator)

~ PUKE ALERT: Bill Ayers and Bernardine Dohrn Appear on C-SPAN – Peter Barry Chowka …. (americanthinker)

~ JONAH GOLDBERG— GM offers an ironic confirmation of Marxist logic …. (ghostofaflea)

~ NON-PEOPLES— “Is it still called debate when only one side controls the conversation? That’s the question the 62 million Americans who didn’t vote for Obama are asking themselves” …. (americanthinker)

~ THE GLICK— Obama’s Arabian Dreams; The end of America’s strategic alliance with Israel? …. (carolineglick)

~ THE U.S. DEP’T OF INJUSTICE, by Michelle Malkin: “Lady Justice is now protected by a security force armed with billy clubs and lawyers” …. (humanevents)

~ A CADRE OF MINI-CAESARS— “Apart from many tax-evading, law breaking, corrupt choices for his senior administration positions, some appointed as return favors for their support in Chicago and durng his campaign, he has established 18 new Czars operating out of the Obama House to oversee, control, power manage every aspect of American life and government and disinform “we the people” without interference of Congress or any other authority” …. (

~ IT’S LIKE A PARTY! In The Obama Era, Unemployment Is Now Funemployment! …. (rightwingnews)

~ MUST-READ Victor Davis Hanson: Obama’s apologies, while noble, neglect the truth of human nature – an analysis of the recent speech in Cairo. “The Age of Middle East Atonement”; AND “Obama will likely learn that postmodern wisdom belongs in the elite, no-consequence university. And all his apologies will fail in a tragic world. “The Reckoning” ” …. (victorhanson)

~ OH GACK, VOMIT: “The host in a Yes We Can T-shirt sneezed. “Barack you!” said a preppie-looking man, and explained with a broad smile that it’s a new locution replacing “Bless you.”… From “Swallowed by Leviathan” …. (brusselsjournal)

~ GOD OF THUNDER? Obama’s global warming bill ‘patently absurd’; ‘How do you control the weather?’ …. (hamptonroads)

~ THE PURPLE PROSE of Cairo, by George Neumayr …. (spectator)

~ VICTOR DAVIS HANSON: In all its aspects, the presidency reminds us that postmodernity is a university parlor game and offers littlle for the running of a country. “America’s First Postmodern Presidency” …. (

~ WAR IS PEACE; Freedom is Slavery; Ignorance is Strength! Obama economic advisor Austin Goolsbee explaining the unemployment rate’s recent jump to 9.4 percent is actually good new …. (

~ FOLLOWING GOD, and Ted Kennedy, on Socialized Medicine, By Mark Tooley …. (

~ SORRY, BARRY— Other Way Round, in Normandy! — “Obama honors D-Day Heroes on 65th anniversary of invasion,” says a headline today in the LA Times. Roger Kimball– “D-Day and the air-sickness bag: the way we live now.” …. (claudiarosett)

~ OBAMA CARE plan finally released: Goodbye, 4th Amendment …. (

~ OBAMA REFUSES AMERICAN ACCESS TO AMERICAN COURTS AGAINST HIS SAUDI BOSSES: “The Obama administration has petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court to protect Saudi Arabia and four of its princes from being held accountable for their alleged role in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attack on the United States that killed almost 3,000 Americans” …. (

~ THE GLICK on Obama’s Arabian dreams …. (jewishworldreview)

~ SO JUST WHERE IS Michelle Obama’s Burqua? …. (rightwingnews)

~ BUYING GOVERNMENT— “Lobbyists ? Obama: It’s a golden age for the ‘advocacy’ business” …. (weeklystandard)

~ JUDEN-STOMPING FOR FUN & PROFIT— When Barack Obama promises the Muslims a new beginning, Israel has a pretty good idea who is going to bear the brunt …. (

~ ACE OF SPADES— The Decline and Fall of the Welfare Empire; Could California become the first state in the nation to do away with welfare? …. (

~ THE TREASURY BOND MARKET is in cardiac arrest today over the May employment report …. (

~ TONGUEBATH MEDIA: “Even Liberals Starting to Find NBC’s Obama-Love Risible” …. (

~ STRANGELY ENOUGH, “President Obama’s call last year for “shared sacrifice” doesn’t extend to federal employees, at least based on the details of his administration’s 2010 budget released this week” …. (orthodoxytoday)

~ THE NATPOST’S George Jonas: Israel has much to fear in Obama’s support …. (nationalpost)

~ SURLY FLOTUS gets her envy on, beside the lovely Mrs. Sarkozy. Nouveaux-riche, snobby, and jealous besides. Real classy there, Mrs. Obama: your real self is showing through the mask …. (mypetjawa)

~ TRUTH COMES OUT— Geithner’s Plan Dies; No Bank Wanted to Participate …. (

~ ASKING GORDON BROWN: What beach in France is the site of the D-Day commemorations? That’s right up there with ex-CanPM Paul Martin’s speech, in which he recalled the D-Day invasion of a certain place.. “Sixty years ago, Canadians were working alongside their British and American allies planning for the invasion of Norway and the liberation of Europe.” Obama Beach, Norway, anyone? …. (richardfernandez,

~ PRE-SURRENDERING! Given The Choice Between Protecting The Troops And Helping Terrorists, House Dems Are Going With The Terrorists …. (

~ NOW IS THE AGE of the discontented– “The consumer culture has contaminated higher education and student complaints are rising. Some academics, fearing litigation or poor assessment, offer flattery instead of feedback. No one benefits” …. (frankfuredi)

~ THE GREAT SOCIETYSOCIETY– The Tyranny of the Obvious …. (

~ COLONEL NEVILLE— “Obama reaches out to Muslim uber-liars, head slicers, child killer paedophiles, car bombers, rapists, arsonists, mutilators and assorted perverts” …. (

~ BONANZA! Clinton Call on Obama’s Speech Includes Jihad Advocate …. (IP)

~ DAVID FRUM: What you hear from Obama may not be what you get …. (NATPO)

~ THE FUN GAME that everybody MUST play: Obamopoly …. (thepeoplescube)

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~ NEXT IMPOSSIBLE DREAM: Obama Readies Health Care Push …. (thedailybeast)

~ VIA MIKE WILLIAMS— I Want A Divorce! Conservatives v. Liberals …. (stuckatmydesk)

~ SMARTESTER JUDGE EVER, Wise Latina Ovary-Bearer So-toe-my-OARRRRR! .. Bobo SC Nom Pick Uttered Infamous Racist Comment Repeatedly; Sotomayor Said Death Penalty Racist, Failed To Disclose So; Sotomayor’s College Thesis Insisted the United States Congress Was Actually the North American Congress …. (,

~ THE MIGHTY Obama Blasted Over Continuing Job Loss Amid Monstrous Deficit Spending …. (Sentinel)

~ THAT WHOLE Obamanomics Thing: How Stupid Do They Think We Are? …. (nrotc)

~ SENTINEL BLOG— “Obama Just Another Cynical Politician Breaking Promises” …. (

~ CONRAD BLACK: How the U.S. had its confidence stolen …. (nationalpost)

~ RECALL THE STIMULUS, Let the De-TARPing Begin, and Set the Fed Free …. (humanevents)

~ WHO KNEW? “Oh My Sweet Fancy Moses: Real Yahoo/USNews Headine — “Obama’s Flip-Flops for the Public Good” …. (

~ FRENCH FEMINISTS attacked US President Barack Obama’s defence of the Islamic veil yesterday, accusing him of dealing a blow to the rights of millions of women in order to appease religious sentiment; Obama throws women under the bus …. (therealbarackobama)

~ FOLLOWED BY A PARTICULARLY STERN LETTER? Obama Threatens Speech To North Korea …. (peoplescube)

~ PEOPLE’S CUBE GOODNESS— Hugo Chavez on the Obamessiah; A Letter to Me from Dear Leader’s Advisor!; Obama Returns to Islam Grovelling and Gets Ignored …. (

~ THE PHARAOH Obama Draws Cartoon Of The Prophet …. (anorak)


~ BOOK REVIEW of United in Hate: The Left’s Romance with Tyranny and Terror, by Jamie Glazov. Review by BRUCE S. THORNTON …. (

~ LIBEL TERRORISM/ TOURISM— Not Without a Fight [incl. Khalid bin Mahfouz, Robert O. Collins, “Alms for Jihad,” Cambridge Univ. Press], by Stanley Kurtz …. (

~ NUKE REPORT: Iran Has “More Than Enough” Centrifuges to Produce 2 Nuclear Weapons Per Year …. (Wz)

~ GUEST COMMENTARY: Funding Evil– How Terrorism is Financed and How to Stop It, By Rachel Ehrenfeld …. (gerardgroup)

~ STRATFOR REPORT: West Bank Settlements and the Future of U.S.-Israeli Relations June 8, 2009 …. (vladtepesblog)

~ IN DEBT TO ISLAM? For Western thought? by Eric– “No, seriously. We have a president who thinks we are in debt” …. (classicalvalues)

~ THE UNSPEAKABLE Father Zakaria Botros interview, whom al Qaeda has called “one of the most wanted infidels in the world,” issuing a 60 million dollar bounty on his head. Popular Arabic magazines also call him “Islam’s public enemy #1” …. (

Egypt's Most Wanted

~ NAZI ISLAMISM— Hitler’s Mufti: The Dark Legacy of Haj Amin al-Husseini …. (insidecatholic)

~ THE REAL BILL GATES— Microsoft’s New Search Engine Automatically Blocks Porn Websites in Islamic Countries …. (Wz)

~ SURRENDER-CRAZIES— USAID, State Dept find another way to favor, fund Muslims …. (creepingsharia)

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~ WHO SAY WHAT-NOW? “Well, yes, the Taliban raped me, but they also respected me — they are not monsters” …. (NROTC)

~ AS ONLY REASONABLE— Requirement That People Entering Courthouse Remove Masks or Veils at Security Checkpoint …. (volokh)

~ SHARIA LAW ‘same’ as gangster’s rule, says Lord Tebbit …. (dailymail)

~ MAD MAHMOUD Ahmadinejad’s Real Reason for Denying the Holocaust? …. (claudiarosett)

~ ISLAMISTS And Others Do It Too …. (

~ BUT IS HE EVIL? Attorney for one of the Bronx synagogue jihadists: my guy must be craaazy …. (jihadwatch)

~ SEEDS OF TERROR: How Heroin Is Bankrolling the Taliban and al Qaeda …. (classicalvalues)

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